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Connecticut. Colton, G.W. 1856

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Full Title: Connecticut With Portions Of New York & Rhode Island. Published by J.H. Colton & Co. 172 William St. New York. Entered ... 1855 by J.H. Colton & Co. ... New York. No. 14.

Author: Colton, G.W.

Date: 1856

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Author: Colton, G.W.

Date: 1856

Short Title: Connecticut.

Publisher: New York: J.H. Colton

Type: Atlas Map

Object Height cm: 33

Object Width cm: 41

Scale 1: 633,600

Note: In full color by county. Long Island and the Sound are included without color.

Reference: P816.

State / Province: Connecticut ; New York ; Rhode Island

Full Title: Connecticut With Portions Of New York & Rhode Island. Published by J.H. Colton & Co. 172 William St. New York. Entered ... 1855 by J.H. Colton & Co. ... New York. No. 14.

List No: 0149.022

Series No: 27

Published In: Colton's Atlas Of The World, Illustrating Physical And Political Geography. By George W. Colton. Accompanied By Descriptions Geographical, Statistical, And Historical, By Richard Swainson Fisher, M.D. Complete In One Volume. New York: J.H. Colton And Company, No. 172 William, Corner Beekman Street. London: Trubner And Company, No. 12 Paternoster Row. 1856. Entered ... One Thousand Eight Hundred and Fifty-five, by J.H. Colton And Company ... New York.

Publication Author: Colton, G.W.

Publication Date: 1856

Publication Reference: P816.

Publication Note: This large one volume 1856 edition is scarcer than the two volume edition. Initially, Colton's atlas was published by subscription (see our subscribers salesman's book) and in parts, then in a two volume edition with the first volume (North and South America) issued in 1855 and the second volume (Europe, Asia, etc.)in 1856. This atlas was the first world atlas produced by Colton, after many years of issuing pocket maps, wall maps, guides, and maps for books. The atlas was one of the finest and most accurate of the period - it had a long publishing run, continuing for over thirty years (with the title changed to Colton's General Atlas after 1856). In this issue, the Texas map is single page, 2nd state. New Mexico and Utah 2nd state. Bound into quarter leather embossed brown cloth covered boards with "Colton's Atlas Of The World" and an illustration stamped in gold. The same title is stamped on the spine. Full color maps.

Publication List No: 0149.000

Publication Type: World Atlas

Publication Maps: 103

Publication Height cm: 49

Publication Width cm: 44

Image No: 0149022

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