Auction 96, Lot 194

"Map of Texas and parts of Adjoining Territories", U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Subject: Texas and New Mexico

Period: 1899 (dated)

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

Color: Printed Color

35 x 31 inches
88.9 x 78.7 cm

This map by Robert T. Hill, a widely known scholar, teacher and geologist, 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". A large and extremely detailed map. Includes all of New Mexico east of the Rio Grande and south of Taos.

References: Martin & Martin, Maps of Texas and the Southwest, plate 50.

Condition: A

Folded as issued. Great condition for a map of this size.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/12/2001