Auction 99, Lot 613

"Atlas to accompany monograph XXXII on the Geology of the Yellowstone National Park", U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1904 (published)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
18.8 x 21.6 inches
47.8 x 54.9 cm

House of Representatives edition of this early geological atlas. Contains 24 color lithographed maps, sections, profiles including 6 double-page maps providing details of the geology of Yellowstone issued by the United States Geological Survey under the direction of Arnold Hague. Maps lithographed by Julius Bien & Co. of New York. Quarter calf with marbled paperboards and label of the U.S. House of Representatives on front cover.

References:

Condition: B

Bookplate of New Bedford, MA public library on front pastedown. Rubberstamp of the U.S. Gov. and blind stamp of the library on title page. Calf on spine and corners deteriorated and partially missing. Contents fine.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/12/2002

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