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POCKET GLOBES
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(mid-18th century) - W. Goodison
Nr. 11596

A pair of extremely rare and magnificent George the second or third, mid-eighteenth century English Pocket Globes by W. Goodison. The twin globes illustrate the Terrestrial and Celestial spheres. They are undated, however, the style, design, wording and execution all undoubtedly point to them being eighteenth century and produced in England, probably London. To the [...]

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A superb and very rare miniature terrestrial globe with a diameter of 11 cm. Comprised of 12 fully engraved gores, enclosed in a sheep-skin covered case, each half applied on the inner side with 12 celestial half-gores. The globe fits snugly and exactly inside the leather case, which can be closed with 2 small attached [...]

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A pair of rare Valk table globes published by Gerard and Leonard Valk at Amsterdam in 1750 and 1700. The Dutch globe makers Gerard Valk (1652-1726) and his son Leonard Valk (1675-1746) were the only significant publishers of globes in the Netherlands in the eighteenth century. The design of their globes was completely new and [...]

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