Geological and Geographical Atlas of Colorado and Portions of Adjacent Territory by F.V. Hayden U.S. Geologist
Place Published: Washington DC
Publisher: Jules Bien
Date Published: 1881
Edition: Second edition
Book Id: 43015
20 double-page sheets comprising 18 maps and charts and 2 panoramic views (12 printed in color). Elephant folio [68 cm] Bound in the original brown cloth with the title gilt stamped on the front board. Extremities of boards are lightly faded and rubbed. Head and foot of backstrip starting to fray. White paint smudge on front board. Internally very clean with the maps bright and without spotting or tears.
The legend states "This atlas is composed of two series of maps: the first, of four sheets, on a scale of twelve miles to one inch, each covering the whole State of Colorado; the second, of twelve sheets (six topographical and six geological, of identical areas), on a scale of four miles to one inch, each sheet embracing two and one-half degrees of Longitude and one and one-quarter degrees of Latitude, the whole presenting the results of the field work of 1873, '74, '75 and '76, covering the entire State of Colorado and adjacent portions of Utah, Arizona and New Mexico.""Cartographically, the 1877 Atlas was the highest expression of the labors of the Hayden Survey in Colorado." -Carl Wheat. Wheat 1281 (first printing).