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Auction 107, Lot 166

"Colton's California", Colton, Joseph Hutchins

Subject: California

Period: 1855 (dated)

Publication: Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

13 x 16 inches
33 x 40.6 cm
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Fine map of the state with a large and detailed plan of San Francisco. The plan shows planned land reclamation with streets named and extending into the yet reclaimed bay. Nicely detailed throughout locates railroads, roads, cities, villages, gold diggings, springs, dry lakes, etc. The railroad surveys had recently been completed and the proposed and explored routes are herein shown. Decorative scroll borders. Published by Johnson & Browning, circa 1860.


Condition: A

Couple of very faint spots, still overall very good.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $120

Closed on 6/9/2004