Lot 120: Rare Colton folding map of Pacific Slope 1862

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2015-11-19 15:16:35


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Lot 120: Author: Colton, Joseph Hutchins Title: Colton's Map of the Pacific States California and Oregon with the Territories of Nevada, Utah, New Mexico, Colorado and Washington, in connection with British Columbia &c. from the latest and best information Place Published: New York Publisher: Published by J.H. Colton Date Published: 1862 Description: Lithographed map, hand-colored. 93.5x70 cm (36?x27?"), folding into gilt-lettered cloth covers 16x10.5 cm (6 ?x4 ?"), leaf of ads for Colton's maps on inside of front cover. Influential map of the far west, with large inset at upper right, "Map of the Atlantic Ocean Showing parts of the Eastern & Western Continents," which shows virtually all of North and South America as well as large swathes of Europe and Africa. Stain to covers; map with some creasing at folds and a few short nicks and tears; very good. Provenance: Weinreb & Douma, 2/78. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $4000-6000
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