1960s MOON GLOBE.
Pergamon Moon Globe. Oxford, London, New York and Paris: [produced by Paul Räth Verlag, Leipzig for] Pergamon Press, [c.1963]. Diameter 13 inches (330 mm). Scale 1:10,400,000. Mounted within metal graduated half circle and on wood stand.
Based on the photography of Luna-3, the first space probe to photograph another planetary body, and the source of our first sight of the far side of the Moon. The cartouche reads in part: "the map material was prepared by the Central Research Institute of Geodesy, Aerial Photography and Cartography together with the Shternberg State Astronomic Institute of the U.S.S.R." Only two of the gores remain blank as photography had not reached that far at the time of publication.