"Colton's California", Colton, Joseph Hutchins
Period: 1855 (dated)
Publication: Atlas of the World
Color: Hand Color
13 x 16 inches
33 x 40.6 cm
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.
Couple of very faint spots, still overall very good.