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    Colton's Map of the United States

    J.[oseph] H.[utchins] Colton. Map of the United States, the British provinces, Mexico &c. Showing the Routes of the U.S. Mail Steam Packets to California, and a Plan of the Gold Region. New York: J.H. Colton, 1849. Map drawn and engraved by J.M. Atwood. Partially hand-colored. With inset maps of "South America" and "Map of the Gold Region". Approximately 19 x 25 inches. Folded inside original stamped blue cloth covers, recased, with title label on front board. Housed in a custom quarter red morocco slipcase by James Macdonald with a protective chemise. Ex-libris book label of "Volkmann" with gilt bear device on inside of chemise with small binder label and few pencil numbers. Binding lightly rubbed and soiled, spine repairs. Map with paper loss in left margin where it is has been affixed to the rear board, not affecting image area. Dampstain along left margin. Light edge and fold wear, small fold separation near upper left corner, light creases. Very good.

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    April, 2016
    6th Wednesday
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