Globes & Instruments

A scarce early 19th century brass navigator's tool

CARY, William.

[A 48 inch brass navigator's scale rule.]
London, c. 1800. Brass, with etched graduations. 1220 x 70 x 4mm, with original wooden case.

Stock ID : 22524


An English mid-Victorian table globe

WYLD, James.

A Terrestrial Globe Compiled from the latest & Most Authentic Sources, Including all the recent Geographical Discoveries.
London, c.1870. Printed globe, 12" diameter (305mm), on three-legged, wooden stand, brass meridian and horizon with engraved paper calendar and zodiac, total height 18" (460mm),

Stock ID : 17297


A collapsable globe

BETTS, John.

Betts's Portable Terrestrial Globe Compiled from the Latest and Best Authorities. British Empire coloured red.
London, George Philip & Son Ltd, & Liverpool, Philip Son & Nephew, c.1925. Printed waxed cotton globe with 'umbrella ' mechanism, metal spindle and hanging ring. Globe circumference 1,260mm extended, 770mm long including spindle. With the original cardboard tube with printed cover.

Stock ID : 16071


A rare lunar relief globe


[A hand-made 12" lunar relief globe.]
Penzance: Lunasphere Productions Ltd. 1969. 30cm (12") diameter, fibreglass sphere with white painted highlights, lettered with Letraset and painted mss, seated in plastic cradle. With the original illustrated cardboard box, four copies of a Letraset sheet for adding white names to the globe, and the 4pp. prospectus for Wightman's globes.

Stock ID : 22378