A pair of Bardin terrestrial and celestial library globes, English, mid 19th century,

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A pair of Bardin terrestrial and celestial library globes,
English, mid 19th century,

Sold for £ 87,650 (US$ 121,615) inc. premium
A pair of Bardin terrestrial and celestial library globes, English, mid 19th century,
the terrestrial globe with cartouche printed The the Right Honorable Sir Joseph Banks Bart KB, President of the Royal Society this new British terrestrial globe containing all the latest discoveries and communication from the most correct and authentic observations and surveys to the year 1849 by Capt Cook and more recent navigations engraved from an accurate drawing by Mr Arrowsmith, Geographer, as respectively dedicated by his most obedient humble servant, W & L Bardin Manufactures & Sold by wholesale and retail by S S.Edkins son in law & successor to the late Tim M Bardin, Salisbury Square London celestial globe with cartouche engraved To the Rt Nevil Maskelyne D.D.F.R.S. Astronomer Royal this new British celestial globe containing the positions of nearly 6000 stars, clusters, nebula, planetary nebuli & correctly laid down to the present period from the latest observation and discoveries by Dr Maskelyne, Dr Herschel, the Reverand Fr Wollaston As respectively dedicated by His Most obedient servant W M Bardin, both spheres mounted in brass meridians within rings applied with coloured printed calendar and zodiac scales, raised on four mahogany brackets above tripod base decorated with carved acanthus leaves and stretcher centred by printed compass rose, 40in (102cm) high

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  • Please note the diameter of the globes is 18"
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A pair of Bardin terrestrial and celestial library globes, English, mid 19th century,
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