Auction 108, Lot 228

"Texas", Colton, Joseph Hutchins

Subject: Texas

Period: 1856 (published)

Publication: Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

16 x 12.7 inches
40.6 x 32.3 cm

A fine map with 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. Two insets: Plan of Galveston Bay from the U.S. Coast Survey, and Plan of Sabine Lake. Colton's decorative scroll borders. Includes the descriptive text page with fascinating information on the state.


Condition: A

Stains in blank margins.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 9/29/2004