Auction 169, Lot 225

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

Subject: Arizona & New Mexico

Period: 1873 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

24.7 x 16.7 inches
62.7 x 42.4 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 this example.


Condition: B+

Original color with short centerfold separations at top and bottom and an edge tear at top, all of which have been repaired on verso with archival tape. There is light toning along the sheet edges.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $80

Closed on 9/12/2018