Auction 93, Lot 149

"Map of Texas and Parts of adjoining Territories", U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Subject: Texas

Period: 1899 (dated)

Publication: U.S. Geological Bulletin #190, Plate 1

Color: Hand Color

35 x 31 inches
88.9 x 78.7 cm

By Robert T. Hill, a widely known scholar, teacher and geologist. His map brought new sophistication to Texas cartography and helped set new scientific standards for this region's cartography. It was also published in "Topographical Atlas of the U.S., Physical geography of the Texas Region". See Martin & Martin, Maps of Texas and the Southwest, plate 50. A large and extremely detailed map. Includes all of New Mexico east of the Rio Grande and south of Taos.


Condition: A+

Folded as issued.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $375

Closed on 12/6/2000