Auction 148, Lot 267

"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

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. The inside front cover features the original paper label advertising the Colton brother's other "Maps, Atlases & Guide Books."


Condition: B

Fine impression and original color. There are separations at folds, most of which have been closed on verso with archival tape, and foxing in upper and lower right of map. Covers are slightly rubbed with a few tiny holes along spine and some worn spots on back.

Estimate: $150 - $200


Closed on 2/19/2014