Catalog Archive
Auction 157, Lot 252

"Colton's New Mexico and Arizona", Colton, G.W. & C.B.

Subject: Arizona, New Mexico

Period: 1873 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

25 x 16.8 inches
63.5 x 42.7 cm

A scarce double-page edition of this map with lovely original color showing early surveying, railroads, reservation lands, mines and topography. There are numerous place names, military camps, forts and the proposed routes of the Southern Pacific and Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe railroads meander across the map. An elegant strapwork border surrounds the map.


Condition: B+

Light toning along the centerfold and sheet edges. There are short centerfold separations entering map border at top and bottom, as well as a tiny chip at bottom and a short adjacent tear to top.

Estimate: $160 - $200


Closed on 5/4/2016