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A pair of Bardin/Edkins 18-inch library globes
circa 1852
the terrestrial made up of twelve hand-coloured engraved gores and dedicated To the Right Honourable, Sir Joseph Banks, Bart K.B. President of the Royal Society, The New British Terrestrial Globe, containing all the latest Discoveries and Communications from the most correct and authentic Observations and Surveys to the year 1852, By Capt Cook andmore recent Navigators engraved from most accurate drawings by Mr Arrowsmith, Geographer, and further separtaely signed Manufactured by S S Edkins Son in Law & Successor to the late T M Bardin, Salisbury Square, London; the celestial inscribed in a cartouche The New British Celestial Globe, Containing the position of nearly 600 stars, clusters, Nebulae, Planitary Observations and Discoveries by Dr Maskelyne, Dr Hershel, The Revd Fr Wollaton & c. and again separately as the terrestrial, both globes set in a brass meridian and with hand-coloured printed horizon, mounted on a baluster pillar and scrolling tripod supports
120cm. 47¼in. high
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