Auction 112, Lot 290

"Colton's New Map of the State of Texas Compiled from J. De Cordova's large Map", Johnson & Browning

Subject: Texas

Period: 1859 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Family Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
26 x 16.5 inches
66 x 41.9 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, early impression with strong original hand coloring and original margins. A little offsetting, still very good.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $325

Closed on 9/28/2005

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