Lot 86
  • 86

A very rare 7-inch terrestrial globe, Gulielmus Nicolai dated 1603

Estimate
8,000 - 12,000 GBP
Sold
18,750 GBP
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Description

  • Paper, fruitwood
with twelve engraved and hand-painted gores, inscribed in two cartouches Nova et integra universi Orbis descriptio and LUGDUNI execudebat Gulielmus Nicolai, Belga prope S Antonium, 1603, card meridian, engraved horizon paper with calendar and zodiacal signes, the ebonised fruitwood stand with four turned supports and bun feet
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