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AN AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN 32 CM. (12.5 IN.) TERRESTRIAL GLOBE
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AN AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN 32 CM. (12.5 IN.) TERRESTRIAL GLOBE

BERNARD BILLER, CIRCA 1840

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AN AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN 32 CM. (12.5 IN.) TERRESTRIAL GLOBE
BERNARD BILLER, CIRCA 1840
ELSÖ magyar/FÖLDTERE/a'legujabb kutfök utan/atmerøje 316'5 millimètre/BECS 1840/metszette Biller, made up of eighteen lithographed paper gores and two polar calottes, the equatorial and ecliptic graduated in degrees, the meridian through Iceland, continents showing mountains and rivers, on a moulded mahogany stand with rectangular paper label inscribed SCHLOSS LIECHTENSTEIN and insribed in pencil H.48
63 cm. high
Provenance
Gartenpalais, Rossau, Vienna, 1999.
Stadtpalais, Vienna, 2006.
Alserbachpalais, Vienna, 2007.
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Comparable literature: Peter E. Allmayer-Beck ed., Modelle der Welt, Erd- und Himmelsgloben, Vienna, 1997.

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