Item #29646 California. J. H. COLTON.


New York: J.H. Colton & Co., 1856. Map dimensions 36 x 26.5 cm, overall 43 x 34.5 cm. Folding map with original colour marking out the county boundaries, large inset plan of San Francisco to the upper right corner, original blind stamped red cloth boards, gilt lettered to the upper cover, publisher's advertisement to the inner cover, this bearing a near contemporary ownership inscription of a "James D. Johnstone, Rothesay, April 1866", financial calculations in the same hand just visible to an exposed section of the rear inner cover. Small closed tear to the left margin, two small brown marks to the centre left of the map, very good overall, especially considering the fragility of the map being printed on thin paper without having been mounted on linen. Item #29646

Price: £875.00

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