Mississippi River to Pacific Ocean 1854 U.S.G. geological chart plan mapBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
Geological Section from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean
(North America- United States- Geological Plan- Cutaway Profile Illustrating the Geological Makeup and Elevation Changes of the Western U.S.- Mountain Ranges- Granite- Tertiary- Sandstone- Limestone)
Printed 1854, Washington by U.S. Government
U.S. Pacific Railroad Expl. & Surveys
Very large original mid- 19th Century lithographed geology map with original hand color.
Printed on lithographic paper as issued which shows minor light signs of age, is slightly age toned- resulting in a nice patina, must be handled carefully, but remains sound.
A detailed, scarce and interesting early geological plan which could readily be collected on it's own merits, displayed or given as a present.
In Good+ or better antiquarian condition, mostly clean overall, light minor age dustiness or light surface wear, small scattered spotting or age soiling as seen, original fold-lines as issued, overall the map is clean and very attractive --
Please inspect photos closely- any noteworthy flaws to the printed surface area should be noticeable within pictures provided. These pictures form a central part of the item description and we encourage you to study them carefully. We will send the actual antique item shown.
[ note: We grade very conservatively. We are doing our best to show & describe this item so you are happy when it arrives ].
Despite any small minor age flaws, the map and printed area remain clean and visually pleasing- the map is well preserved.
An interesting antique printed map that any collector, dealer, institution or person of taste would be happy to own or display.
Sheet measures c. 40" W x 30" H.
Engraved area measures c. 38 1/2" W x 27 7/8" H.