Colton's Map of the World, Including View of Land, Animal Kingdom, Ocean Currents and Meteorology.
by Colton, G.W. & C.B
Unbound, double page (16" x 27"), engraved map, light coloring. Normal aging and darkening, corner fold; otherwise very good. 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 unusual map of world, which consists of six panels showing a range of natural factirs affecting the world including ocean currents, to land mass and meteorology, is from the 1866 edition of Colton's General Atlas. The map has light coloring and a decorative border. Extra postage may be required. Ristow 313-326. (Inventory #: 106112)
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