Catalog Archive
Auction 109, Lot 162

"Nebraska and Kanzas", Colton, Joseph Hutchins

Subject: United States - Central

Period: 1855 (dated)

Publication: Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

16 x 13 inches
40.6 x 33 cm

The classic map of Nebraska and Kanzas. First edition of this steel engraving with Colton's decorative borders. Nebraska here includes present-day Dakotas, Wyoming and part of Colorado. Kansas includes part of present-day Colorado. Excellent details of topography, watershed and major towns. Extends to show Minnesota and part of Iowa. A very fine example that looks better than the condition report indicates.


Condition: B

Beautiful, crisp impression with fine original coloring and wide margins. A little light foxing in blank area left of title and just a couple spots in map, and some marginal staining entering border at lower left.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $240

Closed on 12/1/2004