A Beautiful Grand Format Pocket Map of Alabama

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257. [MAP]. COLTON, G[eorge] W[oolworth] & C[harles] B. Colton. Colton’s Map of the State of Alabama Published by C.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. 182 William St. New York. 1883. New York, 1883. Lithograph map on banknote paper, original full and outline color, ornate vine-and-shell border; neat line to neat line: 88.5 x 65 cm; border to border: 96 x 72 cm; overall sheet size: 98 x 75 cm, folded into original dark brown blind embossed cloth pocket folder (15.5 x 10 cm), gilt-lettered on upper cover: Colton’s Map of the State of Alabama G.W. & C.B. Colton & CO., front pastedown with Colton ad on grey paper: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co., Publishers of Maps and Atlases.... Map: Except for a few minor splits at folds (no losses), superb with bright color. Pocket covers: Very fine. No copies listed on OCLC.

     This detailed map of Alabama locates railroad lines, cities and towns, rivers, lakes, and mountain ranges. Each county is in full, beautiful color, and borders are in outline color. Not in Phillips, America.

($500 - 1,000)

Sold. Hammer: $1,000.00; Price Realized: $1,225.00.

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