MINIATURE GLOBE; NEWTON & BERRY. Newton & Berry's New Terrestrial Globe. [London]: Newton & Berry, 1831.

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MINIATURE GLOBE; NEWTON & BERRY.
Newton & Berry's New Terrestrial Globe. [London]: Newton & Berry, 1831.

Sold for US$ 2,000 inc. premium

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22 Oct 2014, 13:00 EDT

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MINIATURE GLOBE; NEWTON & BERRY.
Newton & Berry's New Terrestrial Globe. [London]: Newton & Berry, 1831.
A 1.5 inch (3.9 cm) diameter miniature globe in 2½ tall turned walnut case, domed lid with raised knob. 12 full hand-colored copper engraved gores over papier maché and plaster, metal pivot at each pole, pivots fitting into notches in case. Signed in North Pacific, continents outlined in green or red. Some spots of browning mostly concentrated around equator.
Provenance: Christie's, lot 9, June 24, 1998.

A very nice example of a miniature pocket globe, with Australia marked as New Holland, Captain Cook's voyage of 1776 marked, and no appearance of Antarctica. Not in Dekker.
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