C1848

SOUTH AMERICA-Bett's Family Atlas Northern Part of South America.

Very detailed and scarce map of northern South America by John Betts. From: Bett’s, Family Atlas. London.

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Full Title:

SOUTH AMERICA-Bett’s Family Atlas Northern Part of South America.

Date:

C1848

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

620mm 
x 395mm

Paper Size: 

675mm 
x 422mm
AUTHENTICITY
SOUTH AMERICA-Bett's Family Atlas Northern Part of South America. - Antique Map from 1848

Genuine antique
dated:

1848

Description:

Very detailed and scarce map of northern South America by John Betts.

From: Bett’s, Family Atlas. London.

Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 1822259

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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