"Colton's Railroad & Township Map of the State of New York with Parts of Adjoining States & Canada", Colton, George Woolworth
Subject: New York
Period: 1859 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
29 x 24.5 inches
73.7 x 62.2 cm
This large, pocket map is highly detailed and dated 1852 in copyright notice, updated to 1859 as indicated in the title. Filled with information, villages and towns, roads, and a large number of railroads. Surrounded by an elaborate and decorative border, it folds into original brown blind-stamped boards with gilt titling. The map was drawn by Geo. W. Colton and engraved by J.M. Atwood. A truly beautiful example of this pocket map.
The map is clean and bright with fine original coloring. Slight sunning on spine, else covers are fine. Stamp of Boston College on blank verso of map.