Item #296640 Philadelphia. J. H. COLTON.


New York: Johnson & Browning, 1859.

Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Page measures 17 1/4" x 14".

This beautiful city plan of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania covers from the Delaware River to the Schuylkill River and includes downtown Philadelphia, and parts of West Philadelphia and Camden. Shows streets, notable buildings, parks, ferry routes, and railroads, and is color coded according to wards. The map was originally published in J. H. Colton's 1855 "Atlas of the World", and this version was printed by New York based publishers Johnson & Browning. In good condition with some chipping on the margins. Small tear on the right margin.

The Colton family was one the most prolific and successful publishers of maps and atlases in the United States. J.H. Colton (1800-1893) founded his business in NYC in 1831.

Binding: Unbound
Language: English

Price: $125.00

Item #296640