A pair of late George III 12-inch celestial and terrestrial table globes by John and William Cary, the celestial globe dated 1800, terrestrial globe with illegible date
the celestial globe cartouche reads 'CARY'S / NEW CELESTIAL GLOBE / ON WHICH / correctly laid down upwards of 35** stars / selected from the most accurate observations / and calculated for the Year 1800 / With the extent of each Constellation precisely defined / By Mr. GILPIN of the ROYAL SOCIETY / Made & Sold by J&W. Cary Strand London Jan 1. 1800'; the terrestrial globe cartouche reads 'CARY'S / NEW / TERRESTRIAL GLOBE, / DELINEATED / From the best Authorities extant: / Exhibiting the different Tracks of / CAPTAIN COOK. / and the New Discoveries made by him / and other Circumnavigations. / LONDON / Made & sold by T. & W. Cary, Strand Jan ****', on ebonised beech stands
43.5cm. high; 1ft. 5in.