Lot 368 of 541:
Map of Alaska with text 1898  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Map of Alaska Showing Known Gold-Bearing Rocks with Descriptive Text Containing Sketches of the Geography, Geology, and Gold Deposits and Routes to the Gold Fields
Author:
United States Geological Survey
Place:
Washington
Publisher:
United States Geological Survey
Date:
1898
Description:

44 pp. Large folding color map. (8vo) 22x14 cm (8¾x5½"), period half morocco & cloth, spine titled in gilt, marbled endpapers.

The bright color map, "The Gold and Coal Fields of Alaska," 60x72.5 cm., shows all of Alaska and adjacent gold-bearing regions of Canada, with two insets, "Head Waters of the Yukon" and " Klondike Gold Region." The text was prepared by S.F. Emmons, Geologist, with the aid of W.H. Dall and F.C. Schrader. Bookplate of Joseph M. Gleason.

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Condition:
Spine a bit faded and rubbed, with old call number in white lettering; very good.
 
Item number:
273152
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