Jun 06, 2019 - Sale 2512

Sale 2512 - Lot 221

Estimate: $ 300 - $ 500
(WEST VIRGINIA.) Morris, Russell; and White, I.C. A Map of West Virginia... for the West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey. Chromolithographed folding map. 30x32 1/2 inches overall, wide margins, few minor separations at fold intersections. Morgantown, W.V., 1899

Additional Details

Scarce geological map of the state of West Virginia, preliminarily compiled (see explanatory text at upper left) by State Geologist Israel Charles White in 1899. "Should the Survey receive proper financial support in the future it is the intention of the State Geologist to publish accurate and detailed maps of the coal, petroleum and natural gas areas." Sketches of approximate locations of oil pools, natural gas wells, and coal beds are linked with the key below the title at lower right.