COLTON, GEORGE WOOLWORTH. 1827-1901.  FISHER, RICHARD SWAINSON, text.  Colton's Illustrated Cabinet Atlas and Descriptive Geography. New York: J.H. Colton, 1859.<BR />
Lot 2066
COLTON, GEORGE WOOLWORTH. 1827-1901. FISHER, RICHARD SWAINSON, text. Colton's Illustrated Cabinet Atlas and Descriptive Geography. New York: J.H. Colton, 1859.
US$ 1,000 - 1,500
£600 - 900
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Lot Details
COLTON, GEORGE WOOLWORTH. 1827-1901.
FISHER, RICHARD SWAINSON, text. Colton's Illustrated Cabinet Atlas and Descriptive Geography. New York: J.H. Colton, 1859.
Folio (366 x 287 mm). 400, [1] ad pp. Fly-title. Engraved frontispiece, 45 plates of hand-colored maps and 3 colored charts. Numerous illustrations in text. Original quarter morocco rebacked with original spine laid down, gilt titles to spine and upper cover. Browning to a few plates, first and final leaves wrinkled, mild spotting to frontis and scattered throughout, endpapers soiled, pencilling to rear endpapers, repair to margin of frontis, spine scuffed, corners rubbed.
Provenance: Charles B. Stevens (ownership signature).

FIRST AND ONLY EDITION, a smaller version—featuring regional maps—of Colton's General Atlas. Phillips 4341.
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