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U.S. DEPT. OF ARGICULTURE - Soil map - Pennsylvania, Lockhaven sheet.


U.S. DEPT. OF ARGICULTURE -  Soil map - Pennsylvania, Lockhaven sheet.
U.S. DEPT. OF ARGICULTURE - Soil map - Pennsylvania, Lockhaven sheet..



Published : New York, 1903.
Size : 20.0 x 26.6 inches. / 50.7 x 67.5 cm.
Colouring : In original colours.

Early colour lithographed soil map by Julius Bien & Co. in New York for Department of Agriculture.
Legends at side give detail on soil type, etc. They also include interesting details of the cities, roads, railroads, rivers, canals, etc. Scale of 1" = 1 mile.
The map is giving great detail of the area around Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, in the year 1903. Soils are surveyed by J.O. Martin in the same year. To the left and right colour keys to the different types of soil.
Upper left: U.S.Department of Agriculture, Bureau of soils, Milton Whitney, Chief.
Julies Bien (later Bien & Co) was born and educated in Germany, and moved to America in 1849. He started his business as an engraver and lithographer, later trading as a publisher. He built up a leading map making establishment employing more than two hundred people and several lithographic and copperplate presses. Worked extensively for US Government.
THESE MAPS ARE USEFUL IN THE SEARCH FOR ROCKS, MINERALS AND FOSSILS.

Condition : Lithography in 6 colours. Folded as issued. Some minor spotting, hardly noticeable. Generally very good.


ID: 23260

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