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KLINGER, Johann Georg, Nuremburg
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KLINGER, Johann Georg, Nuremburg

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KLINGER, Johann Georg, Nuremburg
DIE ERDE nach den neuesten Endeckungen NÜRNBERG Verlag von J.G. Klinger's Kunsthandlung. Gez. u. gest. v. J.A. Bühler [c.1845]
A fine and rare 6-inch (15.2cm.) diameter terrestrial globe, made up of twelve hand-coloured engraved gores and two polar calottes, the equatorial and meridian of Fero graduated in degrees, the ecliptic graduated in days of the houses of the Zodiac, the Antarctic with Alexander Land, Enderby's Land, Wilke's Land and South Victoria, the continents outlined in red, blue, yellow and orange and finely detailed with rivers, mountains, towns and cities (small neat repairs at North Pole), with iron axis pins, in a green leatherette-covered drum-shaped card box, the lid applied with a hand-coloured engraved picture of a family gathered around a table and various instruments including two globes, a telescope, a map and a pair of compasses being used by the father, a set square and various books, the mother and son appearing uninterested and looking in the opposite direction, with decorative border and entitled DIE ERDE The Earth La Terre (some wear, rubbing and minor paper loss to edges) -- 6¼in. (15.9cm.) high

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