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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 metal [...]

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A pair of rare Valk table globes published by Gerard and Leonard Valk in 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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