Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
0 selections
Log In
0 selections
lots of lots
Lot 0180
Heading: (Mining)
Author:
Title: Three binders with typescript descriptions of mining districts in the Western United States, along with numerous large folding maps
Place Published: No place
Publisher:
Date Published: c.1910-20
Description:


Three cloth binders, with typed cover labels, containing 19 large maps from the USGS or other agencies. mounted on linen backing and sectioned for folding; plus typed descriptions and listings of locations of mines, etc. Each volume approx. 29.5x23 cm (11½x9¼").



Uncommon presentation of maps and information on placer and ledge mines and mining districts in Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah. Many of the maps with ink numbers and notations referenced to the typed listings and descriptions. We have not previously encountered a detailed and comprehensive overview of mines in the American west of this nature.

Due to the size and/or weight of this lot extra shipping and/or handling charges may apply.

Condition

Wear as expected from use; overall very good.

Buyer's Premium

  • 25%

Maps of mines & mining districts in the west

Estimate $1,000 - $1,500Feb 21, 2019
San Francisco, CA, USA