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    Sale 5808

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    8 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 97

    A fine english 2¾-inch pocket globe

    NATHANIEL HILL (FL. 1746-1768), 1754

    Price Realised  

    A fine english 2¾-inch pocket globe
    Nathaniel Hill (fl. 1746-1768), 1754
    A NEW Terrestrial GLOBE by Nath Hill 1754 made up of twelve hand coloured engraved gores and two polar calottes, New Holland, Dimens Land and New Zealand part delineated, North-West America as Unknown Parts, each interior hemisphere twelve hand coloured engraved half gores and a polar calotte, the exterior of the case covered with fishskin.
    2 7/8in. (7.5cm.) in case


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