A pair of Cary 20-inch library globes on stands  gores published 1799 and 1806
Lot 259
A pair of John & William Cary 20-inch library globes on stands English, circa 1810, (2)
Sold for £36,000 (US$ 58,277) inc. premium

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A pair of John & William Cary 20-inch library globes on stands English, circa 1810,
the celestial globe with cartouche in circular mount printed Carys New and improved CELESTIAL GLOBE on which is carefully laid down the whole of the stars and nebulae contained in the astronomical catalogue of the Revd. Mr Wollaston, FRS, compiled from the authorities of Flamsteed, De La Caille, Hevelius, Mayer, Bradley, Herschil, Mashelyn, & C. with an exteufive number from the works of Mifs. Herschel. The whole adapted to the year 1800 and the limits of the constellation decriment by a boundry line. LONDON Made and sold by C.M. Carey NO 181 Strand, Mar 1 1799.'the terrestrial globe printed within a cartouche 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 & M. De La Perouse, on the coast of Tartary, together with every other improvement collected from various navigators to the present time. LONDON. Made and sold by J & W Carey, Strand, March 1st, 1806.Each sphere mounted in brass meridian within horizontal ring applied with coloured engraved scales including zodiac and calendar, raised on three brackets above turned mahogany column and tripod base, (globes and stands restored) (2)
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