NEWTON, JOHN 1759-1844; and WILLIAM  NEWTON. 1786-1861. Newton's New and Improved Terrestrial Globe. London: 1 January, 1828. Newton's New and Improved Celestial Globe. London: 12 August, 1828.

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NEWTON, JOHN 1759-1844; and WILLIAM NEWTON. 1786-1861.
Newton's New and Improved Terrestrial Globe. London: 1 January, 1828. Newton's New and Improved Celestial Globe. London: 12 August, 1828.

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NEWTON, JOHN 1759-1844; and WILLIAM NEWTON. 1786-1861.
Newton's New and Improved Terrestrial Globe. London: 1 January, 1828. Newton's New and Improved Celestial Globe. London: 12 August, 1828.
A fine pair of rare 18-inch (455 mm) diameter Newton's library globes. The terrestrial cartouche: NEWTON'S New and Improved TERRESTRIAL GLOBE Accurately delineated from the observations of the most esteemed NAVIGATORS and TRAVELLERS, to the present time Manufactured by J&W NEWTON & SON 66 Chancery Lane, London Published 1st January [1841], made up of 12 full gores; the accompanying celestial cartouche: NEWTON'S New and Improved CELESTIAL GLOBE on which all the Stars, Nebulae and Clusters contained in the extensive Catalogue of the late F. WOLLASTON. FRS. are accurately laid down their Right Ascensions & Declinations, having been recalculated for the Year 1830 by W. Newton. Manufactured by J&W Newton, 66 Chancery Lane. London Published August 12, 1828. Engraved by T. Starling, Wilmington Square, made up of 24 half gores. Terrestrial globe: expertly restored, some cracks mended with minimal loss; Celestial Globe: expertly restored, some cracks mended a few mostly plan areas filled in.

Brass hour rings 3-1/4 inches in diameter are located at each pole and the sphere is secured within a grooved brass meridian ring measuring 3/4 x 1/4 inches, which rides on a brass meridian guide with a brass set screw at the base of the stand. The stands are of mahogany with a horizon ring on four quadrant arms on a carved and turned pillar on tripod legs with inswept feet incorporating brass castors. Each supported in graduated brass meridian rings, sitting in mahogany stands of slightly different construction. See E. Dekker and P. van der Krogt, Globes from the Western World, London, 1993, p 118, 119, 177.
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NEWTON, JOHN 1759-1844; and WILLIAM  NEWTON. 1786-1861. Newton's New and Improved Terrestrial Globe. London: 1 January, 1828. Newton's New and Improved Celestial Globe. London: 12 August, 1828.
NEWTON, JOHN 1759-1844; and WILLIAM  NEWTON. 1786-1861. Newton's New and Improved Terrestrial Globe. London: 1 January, 1828. Newton's New and Improved Celestial Globe. London: 12 August, 1828.
NEWTON, JOHN 1759-1844; and WILLIAM  NEWTON. 1786-1861. Newton's New and Improved Terrestrial Globe. London: 1 January, 1828. Newton's New and Improved Celestial Globe. London: 12 August, 1828.
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