London: J. Arrowsmith, 1842. Map. Engraving with original hand-coloring. Image measures 24 1/2 x 19 1/2". This beautifully color-coded and robustly labeled map describes the geology of the British Isles. The colors indicate particular rock materials in accordance with a key at top right of the map, and symbols designate mineralogical deposits. In addition to geological information, the index also includes major cities, rivers, canals, mail coach roads, and railroads. Graphs on the left side depict lines of navigation throughout...
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Albany: Appleton, 1842. and notices of their uses in the arts and agriculture. 8 plates and maps, many text Illus. xxiv, 536, (4)pp. 4to, original brown cloth, spine and edges of corners worn and repaired, light foxing to some pages including the plates and maps. New York: D. Appleton and Wiley & Putnam, 1842. First Edition. Natural History of New York, Part III.
Goshen, Indiana: Modern School Supply Co., Inc. Map. Color lithograph. 27 5/8" x 41 5/8. Plate 34. Large scale wall map from a set called The Comprehensive Series: Social Studies Maps of the United States. Vivid bold graphics describe Industrial Regions; Coal, Iron, Gas, Oil, Precious Metals; Pipe Lines Major Refining Centers. Verso is Early Voyages and Expansion of European Powers; includes three maps. Staining and chips to right margin from being in a rolled format. Unique.
Endicott, NY: E. Emmons. Map. Lithograph with hand coloring. Image measures 14.75" x 21", sheet measures 17.25" x 22". Shows some light wear along original fold lines. In very good condition. A geologic map showing iron ore deposits around Lake Henderson, Lake Harkness, Lake Sandford, Adirondack River, and Opalescent River. Near the southern portion of the High Peaks region, and just west of Mount Marcy, one of the most beautiful regions in Essex County. Hard to find.
1839. Geological Survey of the State. 351pp. 8vo, later brown cloth, spine and edges of corners worn, first three pages lack upper right corner margin, several pages dampstained in margin, several pages with modern ink annotations in margin. a few pages with pencil underlining. N.p., 1839. First Edition. Contains several reports including the following: Lewis Beck on minerals and their chemical composition in New York State, W. W. Mather on the geology of New York City and the lower Hudson...