TEACHING GLOBE; HOLBROOK & CO. [American Teaching Globe]. Berea, Ohio: Holbrook & Co., c.1840.

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TEACHING GLOBE; HOLBROOK & CO.
[American Teaching Globe]. Berea, Ohio: Holbrook & Co., c.1840.

Sold for US$ 625 inc. premium

History of Science

22 Oct 2014, 13:00 EDT

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TEACHING GLOBE; HOLBROOK & CO.
[American Teaching Globe]. Berea, Ohio: Holbrook & Co., c.1840.
A 5 inch (12.6 cm) diameter, 8 inch tall early American terrestrial globe on metal axis mounted on turned wood stand with circular base. 12 lithographed and varnished paper gores with original outline coloring over solid wood, signed above Sandwich Islands. Some browning and a few small spots of foxing to gores, as well as some repaired tears at poles.

A wonderful early American teaching globe, showing Texas labelled as a separate entity, Alaska marked as Russian America, and Canada labelled as British America, Canada, and Labrador. The brothers Dwight and Charles Holbrook, and later their brother Charles, specialized in making scientific instruments, globes, and educational equipment. This globe was later used in Holbrook's Teaching Apparatus. Rumsey 2511; Warner 95.
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