Sale 2512 - Lot 154
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(NEW YORK.) Simpson, George B.; and Hall, James W. Preliminary Geological Map of Portions of Chenango, Delaware, Broome and Cortland Counties. Graphite and watercolor on paper. 24x35 inches overall, dissected into 21 segments and mounted to period linen, ink title on lined paper mounted at lower left; Albany, circa 1870
Original manuscript map of central New York state "Giving the results of the field-work of 1870, and showing the relations of the Oneonta Sandstone, to the Chemung and Hamilton Groups. Constructed from the field-notes and sections of George B. Simpson, and James W. Hall". The verso bears a bookplate: "Palaeontology of New York, Vol. IV. Original Drawings. Should this card of Drawings be lost, the finder will confer a favor by returning it to James Hall, Geologist, Albany, N.Y."