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COLTON, G. Woolworth

New Guide map of the United States & Canada with Railroads Counties &c.
New York: Woolworth Colton & Chicago, Rufus Blanchard 1861.

Original hand-coloured map, (overall 76 x 93 cm) of the United States from Nebraska to the east coast with inset map of the Western States, and table of population statistics lower right, folding into original brown cloth boards (15 x 10 cm.) with gilt stamped title to upper cover and advertisement leaf pasted to inside front. Ownership inscription of Alan Sillitoe to verso, and older inscription of Revd. William...Martin 1862 to inside of spine. Typically somewhat fragile being on thin "onion" paper, with small tears at folds mostly across the horizontal centre, but without loss.

Would appear to be a revised edition of the first with additional information (insets) preceding the 1862 "second edition" which has an additional inset of south Florida and different census table.

Alan Sillitoe (1928 – 2010) was an English writer, best known for his two early novels "The Loneliness of the Long Distant Runner" and "Saturday Night and Sunday Morning".

Price £ 500.00
Stock Code 50391
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