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    Sale 2825

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    30 June - 1 July 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 145

    A REGENCY 15-INCH CELESTIAL LIBRARY GLOBE

    J. & W. CARY, LONDON. CIRCA 1820

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    A REGENCY 15-INCH CELESTIAL LIBRARY GLOBE
    J. & W. CARY, LONDON. CIRCA 1820
    CARY'S NEW CELESTIAL GLOBE on which [are carefully laid down the whole of the] STARS AND NEBULAE contained in the Catalogues of Wollaston, Herschel, Bode, Piazzi, Zach, & C. calculated to the year 1820 with pasted on retailers label sold by J.W. Norie, on a mahogany ring-turned tripod stand joined by stretchers centred by a compass with paper scale
    99 cm. high overall


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