Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    [Louisiana]. R[aymond] Thomassy. Géologie Pratique de la Louisiane. New Orleans, Paris: 1860. First edition.

    More Information:

    [Louisiana]. R[aymond] Thomassy. Géologie Pratique de la Louisiane. New Orleans and Paris: Chez l'Auteur, 1860. First edition. The first attempt at a bibliography of Louisiana cartography.

    Quarto. lxviii, [264] pages. Text in French. With six maps and plates inserted throughout. Publisher's full brown cloth, boards ruled in blind, spine ruled in blind and lettered in gilt. Spine a bit sunned, some wear and soiling to binding, endleaves foxed. A bright, fine copy with handsome maps and plates. An excellent work on the early history of exploration of Louisiana, and its natural history

    Howes H184. Not in Sabin.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Books & Catalogs (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2012
    4th-5th Thursday-Friday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 298

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $50,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $50,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 4 days left to consign to the 2018 June 10 - 11 Luxury Accessories Signature Auction - Chicago!

    Learn about consigning with us

    This was my first time dealing with an auction house, and I am 100% completely impressed with Heritage. There is not an aspect of this process that I have a critique for.
    Darryl S.,
    Stuart, FL
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 March 17 Western Americana & Texana Grand Format Auction - Dallas
    2018 March 17 Western Americana & Texana Grand Format Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $327,896