• Travel, Science and Natural Hi auction at Christies

    Sale 5489

    Travel, Science and Natural History

    22 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 72

    AN ENGLISH 3-INCH TERRESTRIAL POCKET GLOBE

    NEWTON & SON, MID 19TH CENTURY

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    AN ENGLISH 3-INCH TERRESTRIAL POCKET GLOBE
    NEWTON & SON, MID 19TH CENTURY
    NEWTON'S New & Improved TERRESTRIAL GLOBE Published by Newton & Son 66 Chancery Land & 3 Fleet St. Temple Bar, made up of tweleve hand-coloured engraved gores, divided equator and ecliptic, brass hour plate, supported in a brass meridian circle; in a papier-mâché case with engraved paper horizon ring, twelve half-gores and a solar calotte, showing some ecliptic stars and the then known planets (Saturn with seven satellites, Hershal[sic] with six), and four asteroids (Vesta, Ceres, Pallas, Juno).
    4in. (11cm.) high


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