Auction 112, Lot 297

"Map of the State of West Virginia and Parts of the Adjoining States", Colton, G.W. & C.B.

Subject: West Virginia

Period: 1869 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

26.5 x 23.6 inches
67.3 x 59.9 cm

Large pocket map with remarkable detail of counties, roads, railroads, mountains and watershed. Extends to include parts of Virginia, Maryland, Kentucky, and Pennsylvania. Map folds into gilt-stamped cloth covers. An early map of the state, updated from the 1865 plate.


Condition: B

Good impression on bank note paper. Lightly soiled, with some fold intersection and fold splits. Small light yellow stain in lower portion. Covers with some wear and warping.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/28/2005