1864 Colton Civil War ATLAS Color 25 MAPS United States EARLY Montana California

COLTON, Joseph Hutchins

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Joseph Hutchins Colton had begun publishing maps in New York in the 1830s. Between 1831 and 1890, the Colton firm dominated American map publishing, although Colton had no formal training in geography or cartography; he began by purchasing copyrights of maps prepared by other individuals or companies, and his principal role was to manage the production and distribution of the maps.

 

Colton’s maps, including this one, were extremely popular in the 19th-century for their detail and durability. This Civil War-era atlas includes impressive, color maps of the United States. This atlas is notable for, according to Wheat, including the first map of Montana.

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1864 Colton Civil War ATLAS Color 25 MAPS United States EARLY Montana California

 

Joseph Hutchins Colton had begun publishing maps in New York in the 1830s. Between 1831 and 1890, the Colton firm dominated American map publishing, although Colton had no formal training in geography or cartography; he began by purchasing copyrights of maps prepared by other individuals or companies, and his principal role was to manage the production and distribution of the maps.

 

Colton’s maps, including this one, were extremely popular in the 19th-century for their detail and durability. This Civil War-era atlas includes impressive, color maps of the United States. This atlas is notable for, according to Wheat, including the first map of Montana.

 

Item number: #9000

Price: $1950

 

COLTON, Joseph Hutchins

 

Colton’s condensed octavo atlas of the Union: containing maps of all the states and territories of the United States of America.

 

New York: J.H. Colton, 1864.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • 25 maps – double page, folding
  • References: Wheat 1100
  • Provenance: Handwritten
    • D. Cobb, Oct. 1869.
      • George Cobb was an early lighthouse keeper of Fort Point Light.
      • Fort Point Light is a decommissioned lighthouse built on the third tier of Fort Point, which is now directly beneath the south anchorage of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California. The lighthouse is at the south end of the narrowest part of Golden Gate strait. It was preceded by two other lighthouses in nearby locations. The present lighthouse was in operation from 1864 until 1934.
    • Language: English
    • Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure
    • Size: ~9.5in X 6.5in (24cm x 16.5cm)
    • Extremely rare and desirable

 

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9000

Categories

Americana, American History

Military & War

Authors

COLTON, Joseph Hutchins

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete