A fine 3-inch Newton's pocket globe,  English,  published 1817,
Lot 89
A fine 3-inch Newton's pocket globe, English, published 1817,
£4,000 - 6,000
US$ 6,700 - 10,000
Lot Details
A fine 3-inch Newton's pocket globe, English, published 1817,
the terrestrial globe with cartouche printed Newton's New & Improved Terrestrial Pocket Globe with pasted over retailer's label below printed P.Myers, Manchester., the engraved and hand-coloured gores, in the South Pacific printed NB The improved Anelemma is intended to supercede the necessity of the Elliptic Line hitherto unnecessarily drawn upon the Terrestrial Globe Pub Jan 1 1817, mounted in brass meridian ring that fits into the card and paper horizon ring, in fishskin covered case with upper hemisphere applied with coloured engraving of the zodiacal scale, images of the Sun and solar system and the Milky Way 3 7/8in (9.8cm) diameter
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