Catalog Archive
Auction 109, Lot 196

"Colorado", Gray, Ormando Willis & Son

Subject: Colorado

Period: 1881 (published)

Publication: The National Atlas

Color: Hand Color

14.8 x 11.8 inches
37.6 x 30 cm

This fine map shows the status of settlement and development in the state. Details railroads, cities, towns and mining communities, watershed, forts, and more. Extensive topographical detail in hachure. A surprising number of railroads attest to the extensive mining at the time. Delineates 31 counties through engraved line and hand coloring.


Condition: B

Good impression and original pastel coloring with full margins. An area of light toning in lower portion, else very good.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $120

Closed on 12/1/2004