Malby's terrestrial globe, London, 1844
Diameter: 7,5 cm
Total height: 10 cm.
Condition: The globe is in good condition and is very clear and easy to read. The dome shaped pocket is also in perfect condition.
beautiful antique, terrestrial pocket globe, is made up of twelve
copper-plate, engraved paper gores which are hand coloured. The equator is graduated in degrees
and hours. The
ecliptic graduated in days and showing the symbols of the houses of the zodiac.
The Antarctic with details such as 'Ld seen in 1833' and 'magnetic pole
herebouts', the continents outlined in blue with numerous physical and
geographical details. The globe has two steel axis pins and is
laid in a beautifull turned fruitwoud case with dome shaped lid. The
case has the following text written '.... 3rd prize presented to .....
Price: please inform