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United States General

No.
50 SOLD
Publisher
Lyell, Charles
Description
Geological Map of the United States, Canada, etc, 1845. Folded in Lyell’s Travels in North America, v.2. 42.5 x 52.5cm (17 x 21 in). Hand coloured engraving, clean bright colours. Neatly repaired tear at tab join to binding. In very good condition. See Books/North America/US for description. Sold with two volumes.
£95
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No.
11
Publisher
USGS
McKee, ED et al
Description
Paleotectonic Maps – Triassic System, Miscellaneous Geologic Investigations I-300, 1959. Soft-cover atlas, 15"x22", comprising 33 pp text, single-sided printing, and large fold out maps (30"x42") at various scales, showing geologic units directly below and directly above the Triassic, nationally, and lithostratigraphy within the Triassic on regional maps. Text on heavy gloss paper, the atlas weighs 3.5lb/1.6k. The cover is scuffed and the corners are bumped; otherwise pages and maps are clean and appear little read. Overall in good condition.
£12
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No.
45
Publisher
1843
Description
Geological Map of the Middle and Western States, 1843, by James Hall. Scale 1”=30miles. Hand-coloured lithograph, 60.5 x 84cm, folded. Colours bright and clean. Slight transferring of print on facing folds, prior to colouring. Slight age toning to outward facing fold panels. In good to very good condition.
£150
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Alabama

No.
21
Publisher
Alabama
Description
Aquifers in Alabama; Aquifer Recharge Areas, 1998,revision.by Geologic Survey of Alabama, special paper 231. Scale 1"=13miles. Folded colour print. Clean bright excellent graphic. On reverse, a 1:2,000,000 map relating ground water provinces to physiographic Provinces, and a detailed stratigraphic column correlating formations and aquifer. In very good condition
£8
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California

No.
42
Publisher
California
Description
Geological Map of the country between San Diego and the Colorado River, California . USPRR Explorations and Surveys, War Dept. by WP Blake. 1:608,228 but graphic scale is ca 1"= 25 miles. Date on map. Hand coloured lithograph, 8" x 11". $40.
£35
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No.
43
Publisher
California
Description
Ca 1855. Geological Map of the Tejon Pas and Ca?ada de las Uvas and Vicinity. Including the pass of San Francisquito and Williamsons Pass. USPRR Explorations and Surveys, War Dept. Graphic scale ca 1" = 10 miles. Hand coloured lithograph, 8" x 11". $40.
£25
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No.
2
Publisher
California
Description
California Department of Conservation, Division of Mines and Geology - Geological Map Index
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Colorado

1
No.
36
Publisher
Colorado
Description
Cripple Creek South Quad, 1951. Scale 1:24,000. Standard USGS topographic map, not Geologic. Folded colour print 27x"22". Has pencil dip and strike symbols in SW corner. In good condition.
£2
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Connecticut

No.
22
Publisher
Connecticut
Description
Preliminary Geological Map of Connecticut, 1956. In Connecticut Geological and Natural History Survey, Bulletin 8. Scale 1:253,440. Folded colour print 20.5"x27.5". Outline boundaries and formation abbreviations in red on grey basemap. On reverse side a detailed description of all formations and full references. The map is in the pocket of Explanatory Text for the Preliminary Geological Map of Connecticut, Bulletin 84, by Rogers,J. Gates, RM, and Rosenfeld, JL, 1959. PB, 64pp. Paper slippage during printing lead to wide or no margins on pp1-3, 58-59 and 62-63, but no loss of text. Otherwise in good condition. References go right back to Silliman, Hitchcock and Dana.
£8
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Dakotas/Minnesota

No.
23
Publisher
USGS Dakotas, Minnesota
Description
Geologic Map of the Vicinity of the Outlet of Glacial Lake Agassiz, North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota, 1932. Pl. 6 of USGS professional paper 161. Scale 1:62,500. Folded colour print 38"x29.5". Narrow Lake Traverse occupies the outlet and together with the Bois de Sioux River marks the boundary between Minnesota and the Dakotas. Clean, bright and in very good condition. Reduced to £3 if purchased with maps of North and South Minnesota.
£5
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Delaware

No.
17
Publisher
USGS Delaware
Description
Map of Gabbros Area in Delaware in "The Gabbros and Associated Rocks in Delaware" by FD Chester in Bulletin No. 59 of the USGS, 1890. Scale 1"=3miles. Colour print, 9"x11.5", folding out from 45 pp report. Colours are 5 shades of brown on black base map. In good condition.
£8
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Idaho

No.
24
Publisher
USGS Idaho
Description
Topographic Map of the Coeur d'Alene District, Idaho, 1901. Pl. 1 of USGS prof.paper 62. Scale 1:62,500, contour interval 50 feet. Folded colour print 21"x26". Includes narrow strip of Montana, extends from Bitteroot Mountains in east to Jack Ass Prairie in the west and from St.Joe Mountains in the south to Eagle in the north. Minor tears on folds and minor curling of north margin, not affecting map. Otherwise in very good condition. Reduced to £3 if bought with geologic map of same area
£6
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Indiana

No.
37
Publisher
Indiana
Description
Geologic Map of the Indianapolis 1°x2° Quadrangle, Indiana and Illinois, Showing Bedrock and Unconsolidated Deposits, 1961, by Weir, CE and Gray, HH for the Indiana Dept of Conservation with Cooperation of the Illinois State Geological Survey. Scale 1:250,000. Folded colour print, 29"x41.5". The map also covers Terre Haute and Bloomington. The area is totally covered by drift represented by colour while the underlying bedrock is indicated by patterns. The northeast corner, which is folded to face outwards, is slightly age toned. Otherwise the map is clean, bright and in good condition.
£5
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No.
46
Publisher
1869
Description
Annual Report of State Geologist of Indiana, 1869 (date on maps, sections, cover), by Prof ET Cox. Map folder only – not text. One colour print section, Vertical Section of the Geological Formations from Green Castle to Terre Haute, 33.5 x 115cm. Three uncoloured lithograph maps: Green County, 61.5 x 70.5cm, Clay County, 78 x 67cm, and Vermilliion and Vigo Counties, 76 x 31cm. All maps ¾”=1mile, folded with minor tears at intersection of folds, into hard cover folder, 22 x 14cm, with cloth hinge and remnants of ribbon ties. Cover in poor condition with torn hinge, and general wear and library stamps. Maps and section in good condition. Sold as one lot.
£45
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Kansas

No.
16
Publisher
USGS Kansas
Description
Geologic Map of Southwest Kansas in "A geological Reconnaisance in Southwestern Kansas" by Robert Hay in Bulletin No.57 of the USGS, 1890. Scale 1"=24miles. Colour print, 9"x15", folding out from 48pp report which also includes uncoloured folding out horizontal sections and 20 figures within the text. In good condition.
£10
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Missouri

No.
14
Publisher
Geol Survey of Missouri
Description
Geological maps of Moniteau, Cooper and Marion Counties, 1855. (3 maps) 12"x9.5" and Saint Louis County, 14.5"x12" in First and Second Reports of the Geological Survey of Missouri. Published and bound in one volume. 452pp. The 3 maps are hand coloured folded double pages and the larger map is folding out. Also, 14 engraved plates of landscapes, riverscapes and numerous smaller wood cuts of sections and mine plans. The maps are in very good condition. The text has minor damp stains and very occasional traces of book worm in the bottom margin not into text and long dead. Original black cloth cover boards, corners and top and bottom of spine bumped, hinges worn outside and strengthened inside with new white end papers. The binding is tight and sound. In good condition.
£55
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Minnesota

No.
27
Publisher
USGS Minnesota
Description
Map of the Northern Part of Minnesota Showing Surficial Deposits, 1932. Base map 1911. Pl. 2 of USGS professional paper 161. Scale 1: 500,000. Contour interval 100 feet. Folded colour print 29.5"x40". Areas outside of state are blank. Almost entirely Quaternary but area along border with Canada is undifferentiated Precambrian. Bright, clean and in very good condition. Sold as pair with Northern Minnesota sheet.
£16 pair
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No.
28
Publisher
USGS Minnesota
Description
Map of the Southern Part of Minnesota Showing Surficial Deposits, 1932. Base map 1911. Pl. 2 of USGS professional paper 161. Scale 1: 500,000. Contour interval 100 feet. Folded colour print 29.5"x40". Areas outside of state are blank. Bright, clean and in very good condition. Sold as pair with Southern Minnesota sheet.
£16 pair
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Montana

No.
26
Publisher
Geol.Soc. Am Montana
Description
Map and Sections of the Quad Creek Area, Montana, 1957. Scale 1:6000. Plate 5 from Bull. Geol.Soc.Am. v.68. Folded, colour print, 41"x34". Covers a small area of complex Precambrian banded metamorphic over highway US12 snakes in dramatic hairpin turns. Map in great detail making fine distinctions in lithology. This reader can imagine an immensely enjoyable walk along the highway inspecting the cuttings and the scenery.
£8
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New Mexico

No.
39
Publisher
New Mexico
Description
Geologic Map of the Philmont Ranch Region, 1964, from USGS professional paper 505. Plate 3. Scale 1:48,000. Folded colour print, 37.5"x30". Clean bright and in very good condition. Part of set of 6 folded plates in plastic sleeve : pl.1 Philmont Landscape-a Birdseye View (block diagram), 17"x31"; pl.2 The Parade of Philmont Rocks, a B&W stratigraphic column; pl.4 The Geology of Philmont – A Birdseye View (block diagram), 17"x31"; pl.5 Geologic Sections of the Philmont Ranch Region (1:48,000) 14"x30"; and pl.6 Geologic Structure of Philmont (block diagram sections). A splendid set of hight quality colour graphics integrating plans sections and block diagrams to a very high cartographic standard. In very good to fine condition.
£25
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New York

No.
5
Publisher
USGS New York
Description
Geologic Atlas of the US: Niagara Folio, New York, 1913. Large paper back folio, 21.75"x 18.5" comprising 24pp of text with figures, 3 maps on the Niagara Quadrangle, 1:125,000 scale and at the folio's dimensions: Topographic; Areal Geology (solid); Superficial Geology; a 4th fold out Areal Geology at 1:12,000, 49"x21.75" (see image) ; and 3pp of photographs of the Falls, the Gorge and various quarry exposures. On the inside of the front and back covers there is a general introduction to geology and the folio series. The covers and text pages are browned with age. There are marked water stains to the right margin of the front cover and the first five text pages (not affecting text) and slight watermarks to the remaining text and first three maps, again right margin only and not affecting text or drawings. This folio text is in fair to good condition, the maps are in good to very good condition. The photographs are in very good condition. Weighs 2lbs / 900gm in fat mailing tube.
£75
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No.
40
Publisher
New York
Description
Landforms and Bedrock Geology of New York State, 1969. By University of the State of New York and New York State Museum and Science Service. Scale not given, approx. 1:1, 200,000. Folded colour print, brightly coloured over figurative landforms in the style of Lobek. Slight wear at fold intersections. Otherwise, in good condition.
£6
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Oregon

No.
7
Publisher
USGS Oregon
Description
Geologic Map of Oregon; Miscellaneous Geologic Investigations, Map I – 595, 1969. 1:2,000,000 scale. Colour print, 14"x26", flat. Bright strong colours. In very good condition.
£5
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Pennsylvania

No.
18
Publisher
USGS Pennsylvania
Description
Map Showing the General Distribution of the Upper and Middle Carboniferous Formations in the Bituminous Coal Regions of Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio in "Stratigraphy of the Bituminous Coal Field of Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia" in Bulletin 65 of the USGS, 1891(in 1890 annual report). Map dated 1888, scale 1"=16miles. Colour print, 24"x25.5", folding out from 212 pp report which includes 2 uncoloured fold out sections and 8 photographic plates of landscapes and mines and 152 small sections within the text. Main map colours are 6 bold patterns of light and dark blue on black base map. In good condition.
£12
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Texas

No.
29
Publisher
USGS Texas
Description
Map of the Woodbine (formation) Artesian Reservoirs of the Black and Grand Prairies of Texas, 1900. By Robert Hall, Plate 71 of USGS 21st annual report. Scale 1"=10miles. Folded colour print 22.5"x17.5". Very well balanced cartographic design incorporating grey, brown, and green over standard topographic base map without ever losing legibility of type, drainage or contours. Centred on Dallas, Waco is near south edge, Fort Worth near the west. The north tenth of the map in the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations. In very good to fine condition.
£8
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No.
30
Publisher
USGS Texas
Description
Map of the Paluxy (formation) Artesian Reservoirs of the Black and Grand Prairies of Texas, 1900. By Robert Hall, Plate 70 of USGS 21st annual report. Scale 1"=10miles. Folded colour print 32"x30". Very well balanced cartographic design incorporating grey, brown, and green over standard topographic base map without ever losing legibility of type, drainage or contours. Centred on Dallas, Waco is near south edge. Extends further west than plate 71 to Palo Alto and in the SW to Comanche. The north tenth of the map in the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations. In very good to fine condition.
£8
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No.
31
Publisher
USGS Texas
Description
Map of the Trinity (formation) Artesian Reservoirs of the Black and Grand Prairies of Texas, 1900. By Robert Hall, Plate 71 of USGS 21st annual report. Scale 1"=10miles. Folded colour print 36"x32". Very well balanced cartographic design incorporating grey, brown, and green over standard topographic base map without ever losing legibility of type, drainage or contours. Centred on Dallas, extends further south than plates 70 and 71 to include Austin, extends west to Palo Alto. The north tenth of the map in the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations. In very good to fine condition.
£8
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No.
33
Publisher
USGS Texas
Description
Location and Depth of the Artesian Wells of the Black and Grand Prairies of Texas, 1898 By Robert Hall, Plate 19 of USGS 21st annual report. Scale 1"=10miles. Folded colour print 32"x30". Standard topographic map with wells marked by red symbols indicating source aquifer and depth of well. In fine condition.
£8
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Washington

No.
6
Publisher
USGS Washington
Description
Geologic Map of Washington (state); Miscellaneous Geologic Investigations, Map I – 583, 1969. 1:2,000,000 scale Colour print, 11.5"x20", flat. Bright strong colours. In very good condition.
£5
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