POCKET GLOBE; NEWTON, SON & BERRY. NEWTON, SON & BERRY. Newton's New & Improved Terrestrial Globe.  London: Newton Son & Berry, 66 Chancery Lane, c.1833.

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POCKET GLOBE; NEWTON, SON & BERRY.
NEWTON, SON & BERRY.
Newton's New & Improved Terrestrial Globe. London: Newton Son & Berry, 66 Chancery Lane, c.1833.

Sold for US$ 3,125 inc. premium

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22 Oct 2014, 13:00 EDT

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POCKET GLOBE; NEWTON, SON & BERRY.
Newton's New & Improved Terrestrial Globe. London: Newton Son & Berry, 66 Chancery Lane, c.1833.
A 3 inch (7.6 cm) diameter pocket globe in turned wood case, domed lid with raised knob. 12 hand-colored copper-engraved full gores over papier mâché and plaster, iron pivots at poles fitting into case notches, signed in North Pacific. Several spots of loss to varnish, several brown spots, repaired crack to lid of case.

The tracks of Captain Cook's 2nd and 3rd voyages are marked, as well as the location of Cook's death. Tasmania is depicted as an island, and the location of the antipodes of London is marked. Dekker Globes at Greenwich GLB0015.
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