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GLOBES


Globes


33 SEUTTER, M. Sphaera Artificialium Typica repraesentatio. Augsbourg, 1730. Beau col. ancien. A good and dark impression in attractive colours. 485 x 577 mm.
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¤ Stunning engraving of Homann's terrestrial and celestial globes and armillary sphere, all with highly ornamented stands. Brief explanatory text.



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34 BASSET Introduction a la géographie carte des diverses positions de la sphere.. Paris 1750. Coloured. Good and dark impression on sound paper. Good margins. Very good condition. 503 x 722 mm.
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¤ A charming and large print showing a terrestrial, celestial and an armillary globe with smaller circular diagrams illustrating the theories of Ptolemy, Copernicus, Brahe and Descartes.



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35 DESNOS,L.C. / DE MORNAS,B. Globe Terrestre. Paris, 1762. In original colours. Water stains in lower margin, just affecting printed border. Overall good condition bur some brown spotting. Dark impression. 385 x 540 mm.
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¤ Decorative map of the world on a globe.
Left and right a box with information's about the terrestrial globe.
Prepared by Buy de Mornas, who was a professor of geography and history and published by Louis Charles Desnos, active in Paris at rue St.Jacques.
From : Atlas Méthodique et Elémentaire de Géographie et d'Histoire Dédié a Monsieur Le Président Hénault...
Printed within a very decorative border frame (drawn and engraved by Martinet) entwined with garlands of leaves and flowers, including surveyors and draughtsman's tools e.g. triangles, compasses, rulers, telescopes, a map and globe, with a mythological figurehead crowned with leaves in top center, and the address of the publisher.
This edition with remarkable decorative borders found only in the deluxe edition.



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36 DELAMARCHE,C.F. Tableau Analytique des Différens.. Paris, 1825. Coloured. Good and dark impression. 282 x 442 mm.
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¤ The illustrated globes and spheres are similar to the ones sold by Delamarche. Also depicting Sun, Moon and several positions. Engraved by Pelicier.



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37 MALBY A pair of English 3-inch globes. London, 1844. In original o/l colours. Matching terrestrial and celestial globes, made from hand-colored, engraved gores, pins at poles, resting in matching turned mahogany cases with domed lids. 11 cm. high. 110 x 100 mm.
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¤ With pasted label on each globe with the complete titles on each : MALBY'S Terrestrial Globe Compiled from the GLOBES of the SOCIETY FOR THE DIFF[?]. OF USEF[??] KNOWLEDGE Houghton St London March 1st 1844.
MALBY'S Celestial Globe Shewing the Principal STARS of each Constellation. HOUGHTON ST. LONDON March 1st 1844.
The Malby family of map and globe makers was started by Thomas Malby, Sr. about 1839 and continued producing globes until at least 1860. The firm operated as Malby & Son with Thomas Malby, Jr. and globes produced by the company generally were engraved by C. Malby -- presumably a family member -- and later continued by Thomas Malby III.
Malby produced a variety of table globes in many sizes as well as this interesting pocket globe. The depiction of the lines of magnetic variation on a globe was a Malby innovation. The Malby firm associated itself with the geographical publishing of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (SDUK).
The terrestrial globe has several areas off missing area, and paper label, who are carefully replaced with facsimile or redrawn in brown ink. Nevertheless a rare set of globes which make a great presentation.





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