Pair of 18-inch diameter (455 mm) floor globes, height overall 42 ins. (1065 mm), diameter of stand 24.5 ins (620 mm).
Each made up from two sets of eighteen gores; on their fine original Regency mahogany stands, each
on central turned pillar with three cabriole legs below with original castors, four supporting arms above holding horizon rings, complete with brass meridian circles and hour rings, glazed compass suspended between lower legs of each with blued-steel needle and 32-point compass rose.
London, Norie & Co.,
No. 157 Leaden Hall Street, 1 March 1816.
$168,500 – SOLD
Pair of Library-sized Terrestrial and Celestial Globes: 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, together with every other Improvement collected from various Navigators to the Present Time [and] Cary’s New Celestial Globe, on which are laid down the Whole of the Stars Nebulae &c, contained in the Astronomical Works of the Revd F. Wollaston FRS, De la Caille, Herschel, Hevelius, Mayer, Flamsteed, Bradley &c.
In association with Hordern House.