Lot 42
  • 42

An English 3-inch terrestrial pocket globe, by Cary London, dated 1791

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 USD
Sold
5,000 USD
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Description

  • globe
the cartouche printed with CARY / Pocket / GLOBE; / aggreeable / to the latest / DISCOVERIES / LONDON / pubd. by J&W Cary Strand Apr 1 1791; with its original fish-skin case lined with paper gores giving a list of latitudes of places not shown on the globe and a map of Caesar's time; the interior of the case printed with a cartouche A TABLE / OF / Latitudes & Longitudes / of Places not given / on this / GLOBE; the other half inscribed The WORLD as known in CAESAR'S Time / aggreeable to D'Auville; with modern plastic stand.

Provenance

Trevor Philip & Son Ltd., London
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