A Voyage Round the World Map Published by John Betts circa 1840 1850
A Voyage Round the World
The World, on Mercator’s Projection
London: John Betts, [No Date] circa 1840s/50s.
A map game involving a marked voyage around the world with 53 stop-off points (instructions, counters and dice not present).
John Betts was a publisher of maps and educational games. (ref. BoardGameGeek)
A hand-coloured map laid on cloth and in 24 dissected divisions, bound in cloth boards with paper title label to front. Size: 7.5 x 4.75 inches approx. (folded) – 34 x 20.25 inches approx. (unfolded).
Somewhat worn and stained but generally in good condition.