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NEWTON & Son. [A handsome pair of floor-standing library globes]
Newton's New & Improved Terrestrial Globe Embracing every recent Discovery. [&] Newton's New & Improved Celestial Globe On which all the Stars, Nebulæ & Clusters contained in the extensive Catalogue of the late F.Wellaston are accurately laid down... London, Newton & Son, 1842.
Pair of 12' (30cm) diameter globes, each standing 90cm high, with a single pedestal stand with three legs, with four quarter circles supporting the horizon ring. Each globe has 2 sets of twelve copper-engraved half gores, coloured and varnished. The meridian rings are brass, as are the English-style hour circles between the meridians and the globes. The horizon rings are also copper-engraved and varnished.
[Ref: 8521]    £29,000.00 including VAT ($37,120 • €33,205 rates)

 London Maps 

NEWTON, J. & W. [One of the few Georgian maps of Hampstead]
Hampstead. London, 1814. Coloured. 450 x 420mm.
A rare map of Hampstead and its environs, compiled by J. & W. Newton and engraved by Quilley for John James Park's 'The Topography and Natural History of Hampstead, in the County of Middlesex'. The boundaries are the Edgeware Road on the left, clockwise to North End, The Spaniards Inn, Haverstock Hill and Primrose Hill. The title vignette features St John-at-Hampstead Church. John James Park (1795-1833), a noted jurist and legal historian, was the son of Maria Hester Reynolds Park, one of the most prolific of the 18th century women composers.
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