8 April 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 1,000
An English 9-inch terrestrial table globe
By Wright, sold by W. & S. Jones, late 18th century
A terrestrial globe with pasted cartouche WRIGHTS New Improved Terrestrial Globe, on which the Latitudes and Longitudes of Places are Carefully laid down, with all the New Discoveries Made by the late CAPT. COOK and other current NAVIGATORS to the Present Time SOLD BY W. & S. Jones, No. 30, Lower [Holborn] [L]ONDON, made up of twelve engraved gores (the globe with extensive repairs and some manuscript replacements), engraved brass meridian ring graduated; paper horizon ring (with losses and some manuscript replacements), four wooden legs with cross stretchers.
15in. (37.5cm.) high
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