* COLTON, George Woolworth (1827-1901). Colton's General Atlas. New York: J. H. Colton and Company, 1857.
4to (438 x 365 mm). Steel engraved frontispiece, 96 steel engraved maps (6 double-page), 92 with hand-coloring, with insets; 2pp. letterpress advertisements. (Some spotting, a few pale stains.) Publisher's gold-stamped half green roan, green cloth (some overall wear, a few stains, upper cover detaching). FIRST EDITION, second issue, with the Preface dated 1 October 1856. The maps of the United States and Minnesota include Dakota. Phillips 6129; Rumsey 150.
Provenance: "Moved to Opelousas from Washington July 17th 1861" (early ownership inscription on flyleaf).