Jun 03, 2021 - Sale 2571

Sale 2571 - Lot 51

Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(MASSACHUSETTS.) George Colton. Plan of Springfield. Large hand-colored engraved plan of the Springfield and Chicopee vicinity identifying local property ownership in excellent detail. 33 1/2x28 inches sheet size; professionally restored with small losses filled, backed on modern canvas. [Springfield, MA], 1835

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Scarce map of Springfield, Mass done by contemporary resident George Colton; a famous name in map-publishing, though our man is more obscure and not to be confused with the dominant 19th-century New York City publisher owning the same handle. OCLC locates less than five examples.