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The Mapping of North America

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BETTS, John

Europe Delineated

London, c.1855
375 x 460 mm., in early outline and wash colour, dissected and laid onto original linen, slight area of surface loss upper right, otherwise in good condition.
John Betts (fl.1844-63) was the publisher of this ornate map of the continent of Europe. The title appears in the upper ornate boarder. The whole appears to be a travel game with a route marked on the map. The decorative vignettes surrounding it are numbered 1 to 7 and 15 to 21. This numbers missing appear on the map itself. A brief description appears below each image. Provenance: Jonathan Potter 2009; private collection of Rodney Shirley.
Stock number: 9434

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