Mapmaker: Colton


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  • - Asia & Middle East
  • China.

    The Colton company was one of the better American mapmakers of the 19th century, and were known for keeping current with all the changes that were occurring. This is a fine example of their work with original hand color. This map covers all of China from the steppes of Mongolia, to the China Sea Coast and its islands. Does note the location of the "Great Wall" as well as the "Grand Canal". Shows many towns as well as the terrain. Insets show the "Harbor & Island of Amoy" and "Map of Canton and Adjacent Islands".

    Condition is very good, with large clean margins. Image size is 12.75 x 15.5 (inches).