Auction 125, Lot 651

"Greece and the Ionian Republic", Colton, George Woolworth

Subject: Greece

Period: 1856 (published)

Publication: Illustrated Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

15.5 x 12.7 inches
39.4 x 32.3 cm

Dated 1854, this finely engraved map was published in the first edition of Colton's monumental world atlas. An attractive map with fine hand coloring and Colton's distinctive scroll-style border. The map extends to include the island of Corfu and in the extreme southeast is the Greek island of Anaphe.


Condition: A+

Fine impression and original hand coloring on thick sheet with wide, original margins. A little marginal edge toning and a few tiny spots, still fine.

Estimate: $80 - $100


Closed on 9/24/2008