COLTON, J. H.
Illinois [with inset: Vicinity of Chicago]
New York: published by J.H. Colton & Co, 1856. Engraved map, hand-coloured by county and outlined in red (sheet size: 17 x 13 1/2 inches), folding into original brown cloth covers, elaborately blocked in blind, the upper cover titled in gilt. Advertisement for Colton forms front pastedown. (Small tears to folds).
Second issue, with '1856' date added
Rumsey records an issue with only the 1855 copyright date that was published in the 1856 single-volume edition Colton's Atlas Of The World.
Cf. Phillips Atlases 816; cf. Rumsey 0149.049.