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(ca. 1775) - London
Nr. 10707

Rare pocket globe with a diameter of 7 cm. held in the publisher’s shagreen case with two metal clasps. The globe consisting of 12 hand-coloured engraved gores and 2 polar caps, the top and bottom of the case each lined with 12 hand-coloured engraved half gores and a polar cap depicting the celestial hemisphere. The [...]

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(late 19th century/early 20th century) - s.l., s.n.
Nr. 11229

A brass globe or sphere, engraved with the names of the Zodiac in eastern Islamic text and showing the lines of the the Equator and the ecliptic meridians. This Indo-Persian Islamic globe was probably used for teaching purposes in the 19th/20th century. Consisting of two seperate hollow halves, coming together on the equator-line. The sphere [...]