Dec 09, 2021 - Sale 2591

Sale 2591 - Lot 237

Price Realized: $ 812
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(WORLD.) D. Griffing Johnson; and Joseph Hutchins Colton. Colton's Illustrated & Embellished Steel Plate Map of the World on Mercator's Projection. Hand-colored engraved wall map of the world with an ornate decorative border design incorporating cultural portrayals and large city views. 6 sheets joined, 56x79 inches overall; original linen backing, ebonized wooden rollers detached but present; yellow varnish with scattered scrapes, abrasions, and edge wear. New York: J.H. Colton, 1853

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"One of the great American World Wall maps of the period" -- Rumsey.