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BAUER, Carl Johann Sigmund, Nuremberg

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BAUER, Carl Johann Sigmund, Nuremberg
NEW Terrestrial GLOBE
A 2 1/8-inch (5.5cm.) diameter terrestrial miniature globe, made up of twelve hand coloured engraved gores, the equatorial graduated in degrees, the ecliptic graduated in days and showing the symbols of the houses of the zodiac, the prime meridian marked Meridian of London, the continents coloured and outlined in colour, the oceans showing the voyages of Captain Cook, and Clark and Gore, the Antarctic with partial coastline showing K. Victoria L and Trinity L, with folding hand coloured engraved strip depicting the world's inhabitants in 28 panels with titles in English and French, the strip 48in. (122cm.) long, 2½in. (5.6cm.) high, attached internally to the patterned paper covered box, with hand coloured engraved papel label to lid, signed C.B.

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