Globe Terrestre 0.001 m. pour 166,666 metr. Dressé par J. Forest. En Vente chez l’Auteur, 17 rue de Buci Paris. Gravé par A. Soldan.

Globe Terrestre 0.001 m. pour 166,666 metr. Dressé par J. Forest. En Vente chez l’Auteur, 17 rue de Buci Paris. Gravé par A. Soldan.

Stock Number: 10663

€ 650,00

Dimensions

Miniature terrestrial globe with a diameter of 8 cm. held in a wooden stand. The total height measuring 18 cm.

Circa

(late 1920s)

Country of manufacture

France

Category: Globes & Orreries

Description

Miniature terrestrial globe with a diameter of 8 cm. held in a wooden stand. The total height measuring 18 cm. Consisting of 12 paper gores and 2 polar caps, the continents are coloured in different colours and the seas in a pale green shade. Also showing the major currents in the oceans and important routes in a bright red colour. Engraved by A. Soldan and published between 1928 and 1930 in Paris by J. Forest with all names printed in French. (The top polar cap is damaged what shows when the finishing ring is moved, some wear and dents but overall in good condition.)

TERRESTRIAL GLOBE, Paris, J. Forest, (late 1920s)


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NL Antiquariaat De Roo

Since 2004 we are established as Boekhandel en Antiquariaat De Roo in a number of shop-premises in Zwijndrecht, the Netherlands. Our offer is specialized in old and rare books from before 1800 and since 2018 we also sell antique globes. Most of the books concern theology, church history and history but also related subjects like atlases and handcoloured works. Beside this we deal in new books and second-hand books concerning the same matters in our store and webshop. In 2010 we started to sell by auction on an annual base, about 500 lots covering the area of old and rare books from before 1800, most concerning theology, church history and related subjects. Quality and completeness are valued high.

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