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Auction 99, Lot 153

"[Lot of 3 Maps]", Colton, Joseph Hutchins

Subject: United States

Period: 1855 (dated)

Publication: Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

See Description

Lot includes: "Colton's United States of America" (double page, 26 x 15.7"); St. Louis and Chicago, two plans on one sheet, 15.5 x 12.5"; "Pittsburgh" and "Cincinnati", two plans on one sheet, 12.7 x 15.5". Terrific U.S. map featuring large western territories including Nebraska Territory with the long panhandle and Washington as an inverted "L" shape. Locates the Pony Express and U.S. Mail routes.


Condition: B

All with good impressions and coloring. Some light marginal staining away from borders.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $275

Closed on 6/12/2002