Catalog Archive
Auction 157, Lot 286

"Colton's Dollar Series of Sectional Maps. Iowa", Colton, G.W. & C.B.

Subject: Iowa

Period: 1872 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

30 x 23.3 inches
76.2 x 59.2 cm

This highly detailed pocket map of Iowa is printed on thin banknote-style paper. Details include the cities, counties, townships, railroads, rivers, and major roads. Map folds into stiff brown covers (4 x 6") with decorative embossed design and gilt stamped title. Original paper label on inside cover offers maps, atlases and guidebooks available for sale.


Condition: B+

A bright and colorful example with a few spots of foxing and minor discoloration from where the map is glued to the back cover.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $120

Closed on 5/4/2016