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Colton's Map of the New-York Wilderness, 1869
6/10/2016 - American History: Live Salesroom Auction
Ely, W.W. Map of the New-York Wilderness. Published by G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co., New York, 1869. 39.25 x 27.5 in. Housed in the original publishers blindstamped cloth cover containing 15pp of informational material about the northern portion of New York State, 4 x 6.25 in.  




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Separation of the binding and fading of the cloth cover. The folded map has some creasing, wear long perimeter and near folds, with some light toning along the folds.
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