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  AMERICA 
 United States 

COLTON, J.H. [A two-sheet wall map of the United States]
Map of the United States of America, The British Provinces, Mexico, the West Indies and Central America, with part of New Granada and Venezuela. New York: J.H. Colton, 1853. Steel engraving with original hand colour. Two sheets conjoined, total 865 x 1075mm. A pristine example.
A brightly-coloured map of the United States surrounded by a decorative border of vines and grapes linking vignette scenes. Above the title is another vignette featuring a bald eagle in front of a port, with a locomotive and a paddle steamer. Two other insets show the North Atlantic and the trans-Panama railway. On the map Oregon Territory is still coloured in its pre-1853 entirety, prior to the creation of Washington Territory, although 'Washington' is written across the top half. Most of these large Colton maps were issued dissected and laid on linen, so to find an uncut example such as this is unusual.
[Ref: 17402]    £6,500.00 ($8,515 • €7,397 rates)


  LONDON 
 London Maps 

COLTON, J.H. [London in the 1860s]
The Environs of London. New York, c.1856. Original colour. 330 x 405mm.
A plan of Victorian London, showing Richmond to the west and Barking to the east; Southgate to the north and Bromley to the south.
[Ref: 17483]    £425.00 ($557 • €484 rates)


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