A pair of W & T.M.Bardin 18-inch terrestrial and celestial library globes, English, circa 1830, 2

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Lot 920*
A pair of W & T.M.Bardin 18-inch terrestrial and celestial library globes,
English, circa 1830,
2

Sold for £ 45,600 (US$ 59,982) inc. premium
A pair of W & T.M.Bardin 18-inch terrestrial and celestial library globes, English, circa 1830,
the terrestrial globe with printed dedication To the Rt. Honorable Sir Joseph Banks Bart.K.B. President of the Royal Society This New British Terrestrial Globe containing all the latest discoveries and communications from the most correct and authentic observations and surveys to the year 1819, by Capt. Cook and more recent navigators. Engraved from an accurate drawing by Mr Arrowsmith, geographer. Is respectfully dedicated to his most obedient hble. servants. W & T.M.Bardin , each sphere mounted in brass meridian, within mahogany ring applied with coloured zodiac and calendar scale, raised on four brackets above mahogany column and tripod base with carved acanthus leaf decoration, brass casters and centered by printed paper compass rose with blued steel needle and glass cover, restored, 43in (110cm) high 2

Saleroom notices

  • The celestial globe does not have a Bardin cartouche and therefore it could have been supplied by a contemporary cartographer such as Malby.
A pair of W & T.M.Bardin 18-inch terrestrial and celestial library globes, English, circa 1830, 2
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