Skip to main content
  • Want more images or videos?
    Request additional images or videos from the seller
1 of 21

1920s Terrestrial Antique Library Globe Edited Columbus by Prof. Ernst Friedrich



Terrestrial globe edited by Columbus, by prof. Ernst Friedrich, 1920s. Very good condition. Measures: Height cm 110, inches 43.30, diameter of sphere cm 50, inches 19.68. Established in 1909 in Berlin by Paul Oestergarrd, nephew of Peter J. Oestergaard, a globes maker at the end of 19th century, Columbus is the oldest globes manufacture, working still today, in the world. During more than a century Columbus has innovated the globe making industry and because of the experience accumulated over four generations the Columbus brand has become one of the most important globe manufacturer in the world. Shipping is insured by Lloyd's London.


Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $693.38 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to United States 0, arrives in 5-7 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Milan, Italy
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

1stDibs Buyer Protection Guaranteed
If your item arrives not as described, we’ll work with you and the seller to make it right. Learn more
About the Seller
4.9 / 5
Located in Milan, Italy
Platinum Seller
These expertly vetted sellers are 1stDibs' most experienced sellers and are rated highest by our customers.
Established in 1999
1stDibs seller since 2014
251 sales on 1stDibs
Typical response time: 2 hours
More From This Seller

You May Also Like

Very Large Antique Oak W. & A. K. Johnston 30-inch Terrestrial Library Globe
By Rand McNally & Co., W. & A.K. Johnston
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A very large and very impressive 30-inch terrestrial floor globe. A so-called 'Treaty of Versailles' period Library scale globe. The gores were published by W. & A. K. Johnston of...

Early 20th Century British Arts and Crafts Globes


Gesso, Oak, Paper

1920s Library or Classroom Terrestrial World Globe with a Cast Iron Base
Located in New York, NY
Terrestrial globe from the late 1920s. The metal globe is set on a decorative cast iron base, and was likely used in a classroom or library setting. This can be seen at our 2420 Broa...

Vintage 1920s American Industrial Globes



Columbus DUO Terrestrial Globe Germany, 1950s
By Columbus-Jordglob
Located in Vienna, AT
Columbus DUO terrestrial globe, glass, brass and wood, Germany, 1950s. Globe made of glass, suspension made of brass with feet on wood, representation of a political map of the eart...

Vintage 1950s German Bauhaus Globes



Large Terrestrial Library Globe
Located in Nashville, TN
30 inch diameter library globe featuring Oklahoma with Indian territory, circa 1890. Maker is Johnston, Edinburgh, Scotland, a renowned British globe producer. Mounted on ebonised tu...

Antique Late 19th Century Scottish Globes



Large and Extremely Rare Terrestrial Globe by Newton
By Newton Globes - Planer & Newton
Located in Lymington, Hampshire
A large and extremely rare 24-inch terrestrial globe by Newton Our most magnificent and rare globes were a pair of 24-inch Newton globes. These too were updated in 1852 (terre...

Antique Mid-19th Century English Globes



Art Deco Illuminated Glass Globe by Oestergaard, Columbus
By Columbus Verlag Paul Oestergard
Located in Stockholm, SE
Art Deco style glass globe by Columbus, Germany. Glass sphere with a bakelite and steel frame. References are in Swedish. The Columbus Verlag Paul Oestergaard is the world's oldest g...

Mid-20th Century German Art Deco Globes



Geographia 6 inch Terrestrial Globe London, 1923
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Geographia, Ltd. 6-inch terrestrial table globe Geographia, Ltd., 55 Fleet Street, E.C. 4, London: 1923 Turned wooden base 12.5 inches high, 6 inches in diameter 4.5 inches diame...

Early 20th Century English Maps



Terrestrial Globe with Wooden Base, Italy, 1880
By E. Pini
Located in Milan, IT
Large terrestrial papier mâché globe, 18 inches. Wooden pedestal. Signed E. Pini Milano, G. Gussoni publisher, Italy, circa 1880.

Antique 19th Century Italian Globes


Brass, Metal

The 1stDibs Promise

Learn More

Expertly Vetted Sellers

Confidence at Checkout

Price-Match Guarantee

Exceptional Support

Buyer Protection

Insured Global Delivery