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Publisher: U.S. DEPT. OF ARGICULTURE
Title: Soil map - Mississippi, McNeill sheet.
Published: New York, 1903

Size: 13.8 x 20.7 inches.
35.0 x 52.7 cm.
Colouring: In original colours.
Condition:  Lithography in 6 colours. Folded as issued. Some minor discolouration in the lower margin. Generally very good.
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Soil map printed by Julius Bien & Co in New York for Department of Agriculture. The map is giving great detail of the area McNeill, Mississippi, in the year 1903. Soils are surveyed by Wm. G. Smith and Wm. T. Carter, Jr. 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. To the right: Mississippi Agricultural Experiment Station, W.L. Hutchinson Director.
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.



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