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    Sale 2825

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    30 June - 1 July 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 163

    A VICTORIAN 20-INCH CELESTIAL LIBRARY GLOBE

    NEWTON & SONS, LONDON. MID 19TH CENTURY

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    A VICTORIAN 20-INCH CELESTIAL LIBRARY GLOBE
    NEWTON & SONS, LONDON. MID 19TH CENTURY
    NEWTON'S CELESTIAL GLOBE on which all the STARS NEBULAE and CLUSTERS contained in the extensive catalogue of the late F. WOLLASTON, F.R.S. accurately laid down their Right Ascensions & Declinations having been recalculated for the year.... by W. Newton Manufactured by NEWTON & SON, 66 Chancery Lane, London & 3 Fleet Street, Temple Bar, engraved by T. Starling Wilmington Square, on a mahogany tripod stand
    110 cm. high overall


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