Newton. Terrestrial and celestial table globes. 1818. An exceptionally fine pair.
Property of the Late Gunnar Skoog
GLOBES ̶ NEWTON, JOHN AND WILLIAM
A pair of terrestrial and celestial table globes. London: J. & W. Newton, 1818
Table globes, (14cm., diameter), each sphere applied with 12 engraved and hand-coloured gores, and 2 polar calottes, within brass meridian, horizon ring with calendar degrees and zodiac scales, set in a wooden stand with three turned legs, the terrestrial globe with cartouche reading "A new terrestrial globe according to the latest discoveries", the celestial globe with cartouche reading "A new celestial globe", (25cm. height with stand)
AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE PAIR OF GLOBES.
Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.
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