Auction 159, Lot 176

"Map of the Railroads of New England", Colton, G.W. & C.B.

Subject: New England - United States

Period: 1875 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

16.9 x 30.4 inches
42.9 x 77.2 cm

This map of the Northeast covers the region from Long Island to Montreal and emphasizes the considerable railroad network in the region. Mileage between points are identified on all railroad lines, providing additional useful information for the traveler. Includes an inset at bottom of eastern Maine that is drawn on the same scale as the main map. This example has a backstrap on verso, indicating it was issued in another publication.

References: Phillips (Maps) p. 473.

Condition: B+

Issued folding with faint scattered foxing mostly along the border, otherwise fine.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/14/2016