G.W. & C.B. Colton for Hoyt, Fogg & Donham. "Colton's Maine."
New York and Portland, Maine, 1876-79. 14 x 11 (neat lines) plus decorative borders and margins. Original hand color. Issued separately on bank note paper. Folds as issued. Excellent condition.
An exquisite map of Maine designed during the centennial year of the United States and printed three years later for a firm in Portland, Maine which printed on the back schedules for railroads and steamship lines. The map draws railroad lines and accounts for the many ports. Each township is individually colored and named or numbered.