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Auction 101, Lot 568

"J.H. Colton's School Atlas, Designed to Accompany Colton's American School Geography", Colton, Joseph Hutchins

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1860 (dated)

Publication: Iverson Phinney & Co.

Color: Hand Color

12 x 14 inches
30.5 x 35.6 cm

Large quarto format atlas with 100 steel plate maps, profiles and plans, on 37 large sheets. Nice single page Texas, excellent Oregon, California and the Southwest. U.S. map features a stacked New Mexico/Arizona configuration, huge Nebraska extending to the Canadian border, L-shaped Washington and more. Fine example of this hard to find atlas.


Condition: A

All maps with good coloring and bright impression. U.S. map with a few erasures that have removed some of the color. Pictorial boards with slight rubbing, leather spine.

Estimate: $500 - $600

Sold for: $750

Closed on 12/4/2002