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CARY, John (1754-1835) and William CARY (1759-1825). Cary's New Terrestrial Globe, exhibiting the tracks and discoveries made by Captain Cook; also those of Captain Vancouver on the North West Coast of America and M. de la Perouse on the Coast of Tartary. London: made and sold by J. & W. Cary, Strand, 1 March 1800.
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CARY, John (1754-1835) and William CARY (1759-1825). Cary's New Terrestrial Globe, exhibiting the tracks and discoveries made by Captain Cook; also those of Captain Vancouver on the North West Coast of America and M. de la Perouse on the Coast of Tartary. London: made and sold by J. & W. Cary, Strand, 1 March 1800.

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CARY, John (1754-1835) and William CARY (1759-1825). Cary's New Terrestrial Globe, exhibiting the tracks and discoveries made by Captain Cook; also those of Captain Vancouver on the North West Coast of America and M. de la Perouse on the Coast of Tartary. London: made and sold by J. & W. Cary, Strand, 1 March 1800.

A terrestrial library globe, diameter 460mm, overall height 1200mm. The globe comprising 2 sets of 18 hand-coloured engraved gores, the globe marking the tracks of various voyages, Cook's third voyage, as well as La Pérouse and Vancouver in the Pacific, the voyages of Phipps (1773) to Spitsbergen, and Pickersgill (1776) in search of the North-West Passage. Original varnish (discoloured and crackled, some minor abrasions to varnish surface, small cracks at North pole and along equator in central Pacific). Metal axis, brass hour circles and meridian circle, graduated on one face, with groove on the other. Hand-coloured engraved horizon circles (restored and heavily re-varnished). The globe mounted on a later mahogany tripod stand with square feet.

The Cary family founded one of the foremost map and globe businesses in late 18th and early 19th century London. From the 1780s they dominated the market for English guides, producing books of travellers' maps, and, from 1791, a steady range of fine-quality globes from miniature 3cm diameter up to 46cm. Whilst John Cary was more devoted to globe-making, his brother William, although principally a mapseller, was also a maker of scientific instruments. P. van der Krogt. Old Globes in the Netherlands. Utrecht: 1984, Car 7.
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