MINIATURE GLOBE; KLINGER, J.G. The Earth. Nuremberg: J.G. Klinger, c.1850.

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MINIATURE GLOBE; KLINGER, J.G.
The Earth. Nuremberg: J.G. Klinger, c.1850.

Sold for US$ 2,375 inc. premium

History of Science

22 Oct 2014, 13:00 EDT

New York

MINIATURE GLOBE; KLINGER, J.G.
The Earth. Nuremberg: J.G. Klinger, c.1850.
A 2 inch (5.7 cm) diameter miniature globe in wood box. 12 hand colored copper engraved full gores over wood, brass pivots at poles, fitting into notches in a horizon ring serving as a shelf in box, box with engraved paper cover depicting 2 children and an adult around a table studying globes titled "Die Erde. The Earth," eye and hook clasp. Some wear to varnish, cover of box soiled, some repairs to box, evidence of tape removal along one side of box.
Provenance: Christie's, lot 103, sale 9734, DATE?

A late nineteenth German pocket globe published in English. Shows Tasmania is an island, and an area in the south polar region labelled as Wilkes Land, Texas labeled as a separate entity, and Africa spelled "Afrika." Dekker Globes at Greenwich GLB0239.
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MINIATURE GLOBE; KLINGER, J.G. The Earth. Nuremberg: J.G. Klinger, c.1850.
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