Auction 170, Lot 230

"Colton's California", Colton, Joseph Hutchins

Subject: California

Period: 1855 (dated)

Publication: Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

12.9 x 15.8 inches
32.8 x 40.1 cm

This fine map of the state includes a large and detailed layout of the "City of San Francisco." The plan shows projected land reclamation with streets named and extending into the yet reclaimed bay. Nicely detailed throughout, it locates railroads, roads, cities, villages, gold diggings, springs, dry lakes, etc. The railroad surveys had recently been completed and the proposed and explored routes are shown.


Condition: B+

Original color on a lightly toned sheet with a few small spots in map image.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $85

Closed on 11/14/2018