Auction 112, Lot 595

"[Lot of 6 - Asia]", Colton, Joseph Hutchins

Subject: Asia

Period: 1856 (published)

Publication: Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

15.5 x 12.5 inches
39.4 x 31.8 cm

A very nice lot of maps related to Asia. Each map is surrounded by Colton's decorative strapwork border. The collection includes the titles "Asia", "Turkey in Asia", "Persia Arabia &c.", "China", "Japan Nippon, Kiusiu, Sikok, Yesso and the Japanese Kuriles", and "Hindostan or British India." Sizes vary slightly.


Condition: A

All with excellent impressions, fine original coloring and wide margins. All very good to fine except the India sheet, which has a little staining along right border and a light stain at top margin.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/28/2005