C1848

Betts's Family Atlas Central Asia.

Detailed and finely engraved map extending from Middle East to China. From: Bett’s Family Atlas John Bett’s (1803?-1889) Bett’s was a bookseller, publisher of maps, atlases, globes, games and stationary London.

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Full Title:

Betts’s Family Atlas Central Asia.

Date:

C1848

Condition:

A little offsetting, otherwise in good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring

Image Size: 

615mm 
x 385mm
AUTHENTICITY
Betts's Family Atlas Central Asia. - Antique Print from 1848

Genuine antique
dated:

1848

Description:

Detailed and finely engraved map extending from Middle East to China.

From: Bett’s Family Atlas John Bett’s (1803?-1889) Bett’s was a bookseller, publisher of maps, atlases, globes, games and stationary London.

John Betts (1803 - 1889)

Betts was a London bookseller, publisher of maps, atlases, globes, games and stationary. Born in Islington, London about 1803 and apprenticed to William Darton. His apprenticeship premium of fifteen pounds was given by the Quakers of Devonshire House and thirty pounds paid by instalments by the Committee of Friends School, Islington Road. He was elected Fellow Royal Geographical Society in 1839. In 1856 he was granted a patent for improvements in the preparation or manufacture of artificial spheres and again in 1858 for improvements in obtaining surfaces on which to print maps and other designs. He published A Family Atlas and the series, Sixpenny Maps. He was retired by 1881.

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