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    Sale 2825

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    30 June - 1 July 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 182

    A GEORGE III 21-INCH CELESTIAL LIBRARY GLOBE

    J. & W. CARY, LONDON. CIRCA 1799

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    A GEORGE III 21-INCH CELESTIAL LIBRARY GLOBE
    J. & W. CARY, LONDON. CIRCA 1799
    CARY'S New and Improved CELESTIAL GLOBE ON WHICH Is carefully laid down the whole of the STARS & NEBULA, Contained in the ASTRONOMICAL CATALOGUE of the REVD. Mr. WOLLASTON, F.R.S., Compiled from the Authorities of FLAMSTEED, DE LA CAILLE, HEVELIUS, MAYER, BRADLEY, HERSCHEL, MASKELYNE &c. With an extensive number from the works of Miss Herschel, The whole adapted to the year 1800, and the Limits of each Constellation determined by a boundary line. London: Made & Sold by J.& W. Cary, No. 181 Strand Mar 1 1799, on a mahogany tripod stand
    120 cm. high overall


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