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Auction 115, Lot 189

"Colton's North Carolina and South Carolina", Colton, G.W. & C.B.

Subject: North & South Carolina

Period: 1887 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

25 x 15.5 inches
63.5 x 39.4 cm

Engraved folding pocket map with original hand color of the counties, showing railroads (completed & projected), common roads, canals, villages and post offices. Insets of Beaufort Harbor, and Plan of Charleston, Vicinity & Harbor. Excellent detail throughout both states. Good example of this pocket map, printed on fine bank note paper, folding into embossed cloth covers with gilt lettering. Paper pastedown on inside cover lists all maps and atlases for sale by G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. Bright, attractive late Colton hand colored map.


Condition: B

Fine impression and nice coloring. Map has several clean splits along folds, some supported on verso with archival tape. Front cover detached.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/21/2006