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SMITH & Son, Charles, London
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SMITH & Son, Charles, London

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SMITH & Son, Charles, London
A pair of 3-inch (7.6cm.) diameter miniature globes, the terrestrial OUTLINE OF THE EARTH SMITH & SON, LONDON made up of twelve hand-coloured engraved gores, no equatorial, meridian or ecliptic shown, the continents with some faint outlined in red, no national boundaries shown, rivers, some cities (extensive but neat redrawing and repairs, some fading to detail); the celestial SMITH'S CELESTIAL GLOBE George Philip & Son Ltd 32 Fleet Street EC, made up of twelve hand-coloured reproduced gores, with graduated equatorial, colures and ecliptic, the constellations depicted by mythical beasts and figures and scientific instruments, the stars shown to five orders of magnitude (some rubbing, repairs and fading); both spheres with steel axis pins in (later) mahogany turned case with domed lid -- 35/8in. (9.3cm.) high

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