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Fine Pair of Cary’s Floor Standing Library Globes

$233,676per set


The terrestrial with cartouche printed “Cary’s new terrestrial globe exhibiting the tracks and discoveries made by Captain Cook; also those of Captain Vancouver on the North West Coast of America and M.De La Perouse, on the coast of Tartry, together with every other improvement collected from various Navigators & Travellers to the present time. London. Made and sold by J & W Cary, Strand, March 1st, 1816, with correction and editions to 1826”, the celestrial globe with cartouche printed “Cary’s New celestrial globe on which are laid down the whole of the stars nebulae &c, contained in the Astonomical works of the Revd. F. Wollaston F.R.S. De la Caille, Herschel, Hevelius Mayer, Flamsteed, Bradley &c. London: Made and sold by J.W. Cars, Strand, March 1816”, each sphere in brass meridian and horizon rings supported by four arms and a central mahogany column terminating in trepod feet joined by a stretcher centred by a compass, raised on casters. Measure: 18”. Each glob e retains its original horizon papers and compasses. The original compass papers are also in place but we have put replacement papers over the top.


  • Creator
    Cary’s (Maker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 45 in. (114.3 cm)Diameter: 23 in. (58.42 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Lymington, GB
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU973020990372

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