1864 Colton Civil War ATLAS Color 25 MAPS United States EARLY Montana California. Joseph Hutchins Colton had begun publishing maps in New York in the 1830s.
Between 1831 and 1890, the Colton firm dominated American map publishing, although Colton had no formal training in geography or cartography; he began by purchasing copyrights of maps prepared by other individuals or companies, and his principal role was to manage the production and distribution of the maps. Coltons maps, including this one, were extremely popular in the 19.
Century for their detail and durability. This Civil War-era atlas includes impressive, color maps of the United States. This atlas is notable for, according to Wheat, including the first map of Montana. Colton's condensed octavo atlas of the Union: containing maps of all the states and territories of the United States of America. Collation: Complete with all pages.
25 maps double page, folding. George Cobb was an early lighthouse keeper of Fort Point Light. Fort Point Light is a decommissioned lighthouse built on the third tier of Fort Point, which is now directly beneath the south anchorage of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California. The lighthouse is at the south end of the narrowest part of Golden Gate strait. It was preceded by two other lighthouses in nearby locations.
The present lighthouse was in operation from 1864 until 1934. Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure. 9.5in X 6.5in (24cm x 16.5cm).The item "1864 Colton Civil War ATLAS Color 25 MAPS United States EARLY Montana California" is in sale since Monday, December 16, 2019. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "schilb_antique_books" and is located in Columbia, Missouri. This item can be shipped worldwide.