A 3-inch Cary's pocket globe, English, published 1791,
Lot 83
A 3-inch Cary's pocket globe,
English, published 1791,
Sold for £4,000 (US$ 6,631) inc. premium
Lot Details
A 3-inch Cary's pocket globe, English, published 1791,
in circular cartouche: "CARY'S Pocket GLOBE agreeable to the latest DISCOVERIES LONDON Pub.d by J&W Cary Strand Apr. 1 1791", the sphere applied with 12 hand-coloured copper engraved gores, showing the tracks of Cook's three voyages and that of Constantine Phipps voyage to the North, in black sharkskin covered case with two brass hook and eye fastenings, one inner hemisphere with 12 half gores depicting "The WORLD as known in CAESAR's Time, agreeable to D'Anville" and the other hemisphere with printed segments "A Table of Latitudes & Longitudes of places not given on this GLOBE.", the case 3¼in (8cm) diameter
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