William IV 18 Inch Library Globe by John & William Cary

10356 A late Regency 18-inch library globe.
John & William Cary, 1835
CARY’S NEW TERRESTRIAL GLOBE, EXHIBITING The Tracks and Discoveries made by CAPTAIN COOK; Also those of CAPTAIN VANCOUVER on the NORTH WEST COAST OF AMERICA And M. DE LA PEROUSE, on the COAST of TARTARY TOGETHER With every other Improvement collected from Various Navigators and Travellers to the present time. LONDON: Made & Sold by J.& W. Cary, Strand, March 1st.1816. WITH CORRECTIONS and ADDITIONS to 1835, made up of two sets of eighteen hand-coloured engraved split half-gores, with fully graduated equatorial, ecliptic and four meridians, the oceans with an analemma, many explorers’ routes of Butlers, Cook, De La Perouses, Gore, Pickersgill, Ross and Vancouver given, the continents with nation states colour-outlined and fully coloured, showing cities depicted by a small building, towns, rivers, mountains in pictorial relief, marshland, caravan routes and African salt and copper mines, the Oceans in blue; the sphere with engraved brass hour dial and engraved meridian, the hand-coloured engraved paper horizon ring with degrees, Zodiac and calendar scales and wind directions, mahogany stand with three quadrants to the meridian support with turned inverted finial, the three tapering reeded legs terminating in castors and united by turned stretchers to the glazed compass box with blued-steel needle and engraved thirty-two point wind rose with degree scales.


Height: 45 ins (114 cms)                                                               SOLD