A pair of English terrestrial and celestial table globes
Charles Smith & Son, London
terrestial globe dated 1857
Each 12-inch globe within brass meridian, the horizontal band with calendar and zodiac, within a turned maple stand with four legs joined by an x-form stretcher, the terrestrial globe marked in circular cartouche Smith's/ TERRESTRIAL GLOBE/ containing the whole of/ THE LATEST DISCOVERIES/ AND/ Geographical Improvements,/ also the Tracks of/ the most celebrated Circumnavigators./ C. SMITH & SON...AND over 1857; the celestial gobe marked in circular cartouche Smith's/ CELESTIAL GLOBE/ Contining all the known Stars, Nebulae &e/Compiled from the Works of/ WOLLASTON, FLAMSTED, DE LA CAILLE/ HAVELIUS, MAYER,/ BRADLEY, HERSCHEL, MASKELYNE/ The Transactions of the/ ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY of LONDON/ C. SMITH & SON.172.STRAND.
overall height 17 1/2in (44.5); greatest diameter 17in (43cm)
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