Auction 108, Lot 227

"Colton's New Map of the State of Texas", Colton

Subject: Texas

Period: 1856 (dated)

Publication: Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

Size:
26.2 x 17 inches
66.5 x 43.2 cm

This double-page map shows extensive detail throughout the settled part of the state. The western third is comprised of the large unsettled areas of Presidio, El Paso, Bexar and the Staked Plain. Locates railroads, forts, post offices, roads, springs, and topographical detail. Three insets: Plan of the Northern Part of Texas, Plan of Galveston Bay from the U.S. Coast Survey, and Plan of Sabine Lake. Colton's decorative scroll borders. Verso with much statistical information on the state.

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Condition: A

Beautiful impression and coloring. Near fine condition.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $375

Closed on 9/29/2004

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