Unbound, colored engraved map, decorative boarder, double page 16"x 13". Slight toning and aging, a few chips and nicks at the edge of top margin; overall 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 early map of Mexico is from the 1866 edition of Colton's General Atlas, even though the copyright date on the map indicates 1855. Ristow 313-326. (Inventory #: 106202)
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