A Nathaniel Hill 2¾-inch pocket globe English, published 1754,
Lot 76
A Nathaniel Hill 2¾-inch pocket globe
English, published 1754,
Sold for £5,000 (US$ 8,395) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Nathaniel Hill 2¾-inch pocket globe English, published 1754,
cartouche printed A New Terrestrial GLOBE by Nath. Hill 1754, hand coloured gores with California shown as a peninsula, the Arctic lacks definition and labelled "Ice Sea", Australia lacking East coast definition and titled New Holland and North West portion of North America labelled "Unknown Parts", in fishskin case with map of the heavens applied to the inner semi-spheres, 3in (7.5cm) diameter

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  • Provenance
    It has been suggested that this pocket globe belonging to John Lewis Guillemard FRS by direct decent.
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