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    Sale 5808

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    8 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 98

    A 1¾-inch miniature globe


    Price Realised  


    A 1¾-inch miniature globe
    German, 19th Century
    the globe unsigned [but probably by MPS], made up of twelve hand-coloured engraved gores, in its original carboard box entitled THE EARTH and its Inhabitants. with pullout frieze composed of three joined paper strips, engraved and hand-coloured, illustrating 24 nationalities with their names in English, French and German.
    The box 2in. (5.5cm.) high

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    please note that the bottom of the case has come off during the view and is currently held on with archival hinging tape