Terrestrial Globe.



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Rare miniature terrestrial globe made up of 12 hand-coloured engraved gores laid over a plaster sphere, with axis pins and brass meridian ring mounted on a horizon ring. The diameter of the globe is 8 cm (3 inches), total height is 17 cm (6,7 inches), in an exceptionally beautiful mahogany tripod stand. The globe has been cleaned and varnished. The horizon ring is in facsimile. For James Cox, 1811-1857, see: Gloria Clifton, Dictionary of British Scientific Instrument Makers 1550-1851, pp 68/69.