Unbound, colored engraved map, straight-line boarder, 16" x 13". Some browning and aging, some minor staining or finger soiling in margins; overall generally bright and clean and in very good condition. Maps are wrapped with acid free board, or in rigid sleeves. Beginning with J. H. Colton (1800-1893), the Colton family published atlases for over 30 years. Colton's Atlas of the World was first published in 1855 in a large two volume set. In 1857 it became Colton's General Atlas, and Colton's sons, George Woolworth and Charles B. would take over the business. This is a colorful map of Turkey from the 1857 edition of Colton's General Atlas. The map offers good detail on the country, and oncludes a two small insets showing Candia or Crete, and the Bosphorus Extra postage may be required. Ristow 313-326. (Inventory #: 106119)
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