An early Cary globe. The World In Your Hands notes that: "John Cary in partnership with his brother William were one of the foremost London map and globe sellers of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. They built up a thriving and prosperous business, both as instrument makers and map publishers. Their first globes were published in 1791" (p. 64). This globe is described and illustrated by Van der Krogt as Car 1: "This little globe is very up-to-date; Mackenzie's explorations in Canada (in 1789) are already recorded".