Catalog Archive
Auction 132, Lot 261

"Colton's Maine", Colton, G.W. & C.B.

Subject: Maine

Period: 1885 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

12.4 x 15.7 inches
31.5 x 39.9 cm
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This pocket map individually colors each township and depicts roads, towns and villages, rivers, railroads and topography. Printed on fine banknote quality paper, the map is surrounded with Colton's trademark strapwork border. Folds into 3.5" x 5" embossed and gilt brown cloth boards. Inside original paper label advertises the Colton brother's other "Maps, Atlases & Guide Books."


Condition: B

Fine impression and original color. Separations at folds with foxing in upper and lower right of map. Covers slightly rubbed with some worn spots on back.

Estimate: $240 - $300


Closed on 6/2/2010