SEMI-SPHERICAL EDUCATIONAL GLOBE; HOLBROOK. [Terrestrial globe.] Wethersfield, Ct: Holbrook's Apparatus Mfg. Co., c.1855.

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SEMI-SPHERICAL EDUCATIONAL GLOBE; HOLBROOK.
[Terrestrial globe.] Wethersfield, Ct: Holbrook's Apparatus Mfg. Co., c.1855.

Sold for US$ 2,000 inc. premium

History of Science

22 Oct 2014, 13:00 EDT

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SEMI-SPHERICAL EDUCATIONAL GLOBE; HOLBROOK.
[Terrestrial globe.] Wethersfield, Ct: Holbrook's Apparatus Mfg. Co., c.1855.
A 3 inch (7.7 cm) diameter semi-spherical miniature globe. 12 hand colored engraved paper gores over two solid wood hemispheres, hemispheres attached together with brass hinges, faces of hemispheres with hand colored engraved maps of the eastern and Western hemispheres. Gores spotted and browned with some scratched and small dents, some chipping to edges of maps.

A most unusual early American educational globe, which allowed students to see the sphere of the map and to relate it to flat maps.
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SEMI-SPHERICAL EDUCATIONAL GLOBE; HOLBROOK. [Terrestrial globe.] Wethersfield, Ct: Holbrook's Apparatus Mfg. Co., c.1855.
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