Pair of George III Globes, by J. & W. Cary For Sale
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Pair of George III Globes, by J. & W. Cary


A rare, fine and particularly charming pair of 12 " J & W Cary globes on turned mahogany stands terminating in elegant cabriole legs with pad feet united by stretchers incorporating compasses. The terrestrial globe mounted within brass meridian and hand coloured with a cartouche printed ' CARY'S NEW TERRESTRIAL GLOBE DELINEATED From the best Authorities extant; Exhibiting the different Tracks of CAPTAIN COOK and the New Discoveries made by him and other circumnavigators. Made and sold by J & W CARY Strand Septr.2d 1816 LONDON. The celestial globe also hand coloured and with a cartouche printed 'CARY'S NEW CELESTIAL GLOBE ON WHICH are correctly laid down upwards of 3500 Stars Selected from the most accurate observations and calculated for the Year 1800. With the extent of each Constellation precisely defined By Mr Gilpin of the ROYAL SOCIETY Made and sold by J & W Cary Strand London Jan 1816. ?


  • Of the Period
    George III
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  • Dimensions
    H 25.2 in. x Dm 25.2 in.H 64 cm x Dm 64 cm
  • Diameter
    25.2 in. (64 cm)
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
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