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Texas, California, the Southwest U.S., Mexico & the Borderlands:
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Lot 41

Augmented with a Mining Map of California’s El Dorado

41. [MAP]. COLTON, G. W. & C. B. Colton’s California and Nevada Published by G. W. and C. B. Colton & Co. No. 182 William St. New York 1886 [at lower neat line at left]: Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1886 by G. W. & C. B. Colton & Co. in the Office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington. Lithograph map in full color, borders outlined in rose, ornate vine border. Image including border: 63 x 43 cm (24-3/4 x 17 inches). Pocket map, folded in original dark brown embossed cloth folder gilt-lettered on upper cover. Exceptionally fine and crisp. This is an interesting copy—a contemporary owner augmented this copy by pasting in a portion of another map showing the Gold Regions of California (mounted on old linen).

     A general map for the traveller and emigrant, locating transportation routes, and wealth of detail documenting the rapid growth of the West. Native American reservations and lands are located. ($750-$1,500)

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