Map of the World Illustrating the Principal Features of Meteorology
Map of the World Showing the Distribution and Limits of Cultivation of the Principal Plants
Colton was a notable 19th century American publisher who published quality hand colored maps that were current with the constant changes of the era. Two maps on one sheet. These maps for the world illustrates the Principal Features of Meteorology & the Distribution and Limits of Cultivation of the Principal Plants with distinguising hand color. Also has an inset labelled RainMap. Both maps are surround by an attractive decorative border. Colton maps are pretty rare in the scope of 19th century publishing.
Condition is very good with some age toning. Image size is approximately 15.5 x 10.5 (inches).