USGS ATLAS FOLIOS  

THE U. S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY ATLAS FOLIOS WERE PUBLISHED FROM 1892 TO 1945, AND ORIGINALLY INTENDED TO PROVIDE 15' QUADRANGLE COVERAGE THE ENTIRE UNITED STATES. THAT GOAL WAS NEVER ACHIEVED BUT THE 227 NUMBERED, AND HALF DOZEN TOPICAL OR EXPERIMENTAL ATLAS FOLIOS THAT WERE PUBLISHED PROVIDE FINE EXAMPLES OF THE QUALITY, SCOPE AND MISSION THAT MADE THE USGS THE PREMIER CARTOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION IN THE ERA PREDATING THE DIGITAL AGE.

#23  Darton N. H. 1896 NOMINI FOLIO MARYLAND U. S. Geological Survey Atlas Folio #23 wraps with marginal soiling to upper edge, contents overall very good, light soiling to outer blank sheet margins but not obtuse and hard to see. With 4 pp. Descriptive Text, TOPOGRAPHIC MAP, AREAL (bedrock) GEOLOGIC MAP, ARTESIAN WATER MAP. Nice maps and good stratigraphic information on the various Cretaceous-Tertiary formations of the region. Scarce.                                                                                                  Price: $35.00                          (stock#AF23)

#35  Hayes C. W. 1896 GADSEN ALABAMA FOLIO USGS Atlas Folio #35 wraps with wear, marginal chips, contents vg with 4 pp. Descriptive Text, Topographic Map, Areal Geologic Map, Economic Geology Map, Structural Geology Map, Columnar Section Sheet.                                                                                 Price: $30.00                                 (stock#AF35)

#43  Turner H. W. 1898 BIDWELL BAR CALIFORNIA USGS Atlas Folio #43 wps worn with chips/marginal stain; contents with light marginal stain that intrudes map borders but is not obtuse, some short tears to wide blank page margins. Overall good. With 6 pp. Descriptive Text; Historical Geology Map; Economic Geology Map; Illustration Sheet. Very scarce California Gold Belt atlas.                                                        Price: $60.00                    (stock#AF43)

#46  Campbell M. R. 1898 RICHMOND FOLIO KENTUCKY USGS Atlas Folio #46 wraps with marginal chips, some wear, contents vg with 7 pp. Descriptive Text, Topographic Map, Areal Geologic Map, Economic Geology Map, Structural Geology Map.                                                                                       Price: $30.00                         (stock#AF46)

#48  Emmons S. F. 1896 TENMILE DISTRICT SPECIAL FOLIO COLORADO USGS Atlas Folio #48 wraps with tears and chips, marginal tear to text and map sheets intrudes beyond printed map border, a worn copy but tear aside, maps are vg. With 8 pp. text, Topographic Map Economic Geology Map and two Structural Geology Maps.                                                                                                              Price: $40.00                            (stock#AF48)

#58  Hills R. C. 1899 ELMORO COLORADO 1899 USGS Atlas Folio #58 wps with chips and tears, sheets loose or coming so, a few marginal nicks to very edge of some pages but maps overall are very good. With 5 pp. Descriptive Text, Historical [bedrock] Geology Map, Economic Geology Map, Structural Geology Map, Artesian Water Supply Map, Columnar Section Sheet, Special Illustration Sheet.         Price: $40.00               (stock#AF58)

#73  Diller J. S. 1901 COOS BAY FOLIO OREGON USGS Atlas Folio #73 wraps soiled by dust, contents very good. With Descriptive Text  Topographic Map Historical ( bedrock ) Geology Map , Economic Geology Map Structural Geology Map Columnar Section Sheet  and Coal Section Correlation Sheet.   Price: $35.00              (stock#AF73)

#89  Diller J. S. 1903 PORT ORFORD FOLIO OREGON USGS Atlas Folio #89 wraps with small chips, contents with some wear but overall very good. With Descriptive Text Areal Geology Map Topographic Map Economic Geology Map Structural Geology Map and Columnar Section Sheet.  Includes extensive discussion on the Port Orford gold placer mining belt. Scarce.                                                                          Price: $35.00                               (stock#AF89)

#118  Keith A. 1905 GREENVILLE TENNESSEE - NORTH CAROLINA USGS Atlas Folio #118 wraps with chips, small stain, contents very good. With 8 pp. Descriptive Text, Areal Geology Map, Structural Geology Map, Columnar Section Sheet.                                                                 Price: $30.00                                    (stock#AF118)

#129  Jaggar T. A. 1905 CLIFTON FOLIO ARIZONA 1905 USGS Atlas Folio #129 no wraps, worn copy with marginal chips to map sheets, else good working copy with 13 pp. Descriptive Text; Topographic Map; Areal Geology Map; Economic Geology Map; Structural Geology Map.

                                                                                                       Price: $40.00                    (stock#AF129)

#148 Smith W. S. T. 1907 JOPLIN DISTRICT FOLIO MISSOURI-KANSAS USGS Atlas Folio #148 wps light wear, ex-lib, vg, 20 pp. Descriptive Text, Topographic Map Sheet, Areal Geology Map Sheet, Economic Geology Map Sheet, two Mines Map Sheet, folio page of outcrop and ore specimen photos.            Price: $45.00                         (stock#AF148)

#152  Shattuck G. B. 1907 PATUXENT FOLIO, MARYLAND-DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA U. S. Geological Survey Atlas Folio #152 wraps and contents with very light wear, wraps with stamp at top margin else very good+ copy, maps clean. Contains 12 pp. Descriptive Text; TOPOGRAPHIC MAP; AREAL GEOLOGY MAP; ARTESIAN WATER RESOURCES MAP. With good coverage of the upper Tidewater and part of upper Chesapeake Bay.                                                                                                                                                 Price: $35.00                      (stock#AF152)

#170 Stose G. W. 1909 MERCER – CHAMBERSBURG PENNSYLVANIA USGS Atlas Folio #170 wraps with faded stamp, one sheet loose or coming so else light wear, contents vg with 19 pp. Descriptive Text and double page Topographic Map Area [ bedrock ] Geology Maps and Structural Geology Maps in addition to Columnar Section and outcrop photo illustration sheet.                                                                       Price: $35.00                             (stock#AF170)

#172  Butts C. 1910 WARREN FOLIO, PENNSYLVANIA-NEW YORK USGS Atlas Folio #172 wraps with faded stamp else light wear, vg, 11 pp. Descriptive Text, Topographic Map, Areal Geology Map, Economic Geology Map. 

                                                                                                                         Price: $35.00                             (stock#AF172)

#191  Bailey W. S. et al. 1914 RARITAN FOLIO NEW JERSEY USGS Atlas Folio #191 wraps with light soiling from age, contents vg, all maps present, a few small separations at fold creases else maps are vg. Contents with light wear, vg. With 32 pp. Descriptive Text, Topographic  Map, Areal (bedrock) Geology Map, Structural Geology Map. Scarce.  

                                                                                                                                 Price: $40.00                       (stock#AF191/N)

#200  Shaw E. W. and Trowbridge A. C. 1916 GALENA-ELIZABETH FOLIO ILLINOIS-IOWA USGS Atlas Folio #200 wraps with some wear, short tears, contents good with 13 pp. Descriptive Text, two (2) Topographic Map Sheets, two (2) Areal Geology Map Sheets, One folio sized page of outcrop and  specimen photos. One of the harder to find references and map compilations on the Upper Mississippi Zinc-Lead Mining District.                 

                                                                                                                               Price: $40.00                         (stock#AF200) 

#204  Miller B. J. 1917 TOLCHESTER FOLIO MARYLAND U. S. Geological Survey Atlas Folio #204 wraps with light wear small crease to upper outer blank page margins else very good clean copy. With 14 pp. Descriptive Text;  TOPOGRAPHIC MAP; AREAL (bedrock) GEOLOGY MAP; Illustration Sheet. Nice maps and good stratigraphic information on the various Cretaceous-Tertiary formations of the region.   Price: $35.00                   (stock#AF204)

#215 Purdue A. H. 1923 HOT SPRINGS FOLIO ARKANSAS USGS Atlas Folio #215 wraps and contents with some wear, short marginal tears and soiling to wide blank margins, maps within borders proper clean, very good. Overall good+ to vg copy with 12 pp. Descriptive Text; Topographic Map Sheet; Areal bedrock Geology Map Sheet and  Structural Geology Map Sheet in addition to Columnar Section and Illustration Sheet of outcrop  photos. Scarce.                                                                                                                                     Price: $45.00             (stock#USGSAF215)

#223  Bascom F. and Stose G. W. 1932 COATESVILLE-WEST CHESTER PENNSYLVANIA FOLIO USGS Atlas Folio #223 wps light wear ex-lib, vg, 18 pp. Descriptive Text, 6 maps which are 2 Topographic, 2 Areal (bedrock) Geology, 2 Structural Geology maps, Illustration Sheet of outcrop photos.    Price: $35.00                 (stock#AF223)

#226  Butts C. 1940 MONTEVALLO-COLUMBIANA ALABAMA FOLIO USGS Atlas Folio #226 wraps with minor chips to margin else vg copy with 20 pp. Descriptive Text, 7 maps which are two Topographic, 2 Areal (bedrock) Geology, 2 Structure, 1 Economic Geology maps, Illustration Sheet which is a folio sized page of outcrop photos.  

                                                                                                                                        Price: $35.00                     (stock#AF226)

#227 Butts C. 1945 HOLLIDAYSBURG – HUNTINGDON PENNSYLVANIA USGS Atlas Folio #227 wraps, creased area to upper corner else light wear, vg with 20 pp. Descriptive Text, double paged Topographic , Areal Geologic and Structural Geology Maps, Columnar Section Sheet and 3 folio sized pages of outcrop photos.   

                                                                                                                                      Price: $35.00                   (stock#AF227)