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,  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 versionfeaturing regional mapsof Colton's General Atlas. Phillips 4341.