A John Smith 18-inch terrestrial library globe,  English,  1820-29,
Lot 461W
A John Smith 18-inch terrestrial library globe, English, 1820-29,
£15,000 - 20,000
US$ 25,000 - 34,000
Auction Details
A John Smith 18-inch terrestrial library globe,  English,  1820-29,
Lot Details
A John Smith 18-inch terrestrial library globe, English, 1820-29,
cartouche printed with royal coat of arms and lettered TERRESTRIAL GLOBE Containing all the latest Discoveries and GEOGRAPHICAL IMPROVEMENTS Also the Tracks of the most celebrated Circim Navigators, and those observed to and from various parts of the WORLD Dedicated BT PERMISSION to His Most GRACIOUS MAJESTY GEORGE IIII by JOHN SMITH Globe Maker by Appointment to His MAJESTY London Made by J Smith Strand and Sold by C. Smith, 172 Strand, the sphere applied with hand-coloured gores detailing various 18th and 19th century voyages, mounted in a brass meridian within horizon ring applied with printed calendar and zodiac scales, raised on three fluted mahogany legs terminating in brass casters, with stretcher and magnetic compass and printed rose, 43in (110cm) high
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