Catalog Archive
Auction 109, Lot 243

"Map of New York and the Adjacent Cities", Colton, Joseph Hutchins

Subject: New York City

Period: 1855 (dated)

Publication: Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

26 x 16 inches
66 x 40.6 cm

Great double-page map of Manhattan up to 87th Street including part of Brooklyn and Jersey City. Light lettering illustrates the "Proposed Central Park." Inset extends above 86th Street to King's Bridge on a reduced scale. Filled with fascinating detail. A handsome sheet with Colton's decorative border.


Condition: A

Nice impression with light pastel coloring. Some chips and short marginal tears, closed on verso, map is very good.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $190

Closed on 12/1/2004