Jeu Du Globe Ou Globe Puzzle Par Kapp, Circa 1860

Jeu Du Globe Ou Globe Puzzle Par Kapp, Circa 1860

4000 euros

Circa

1860

Country of manufacture

France

Categories: Scientific, Globes & Orreries

Description

Large model in 38 pieces and approximately 20cm diameter of a educational puzzle globe made ans signed by Charles Kapp. There is a small model in only 16 pieces.

38 puzzle pieces forme a complete wooden sphere of 8 horizontal sections. The 6 middle sections have a continent map on one side and a description of the continent on the other.

All together is stamped with engraved hand-coloured gores given a full 3-dimension terrestrial globe. 

The globes, descriptions and cartography are in French.

Some waterstains and restorations but everything is readable.

Very rare complet.

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FR Le Zograscope

Established by Alexandre Piffault in 2014 and based in Paris at 5 rue de Condé, 75006, very close to Odéon, Le Zograscope specializes in antique and rare books in Science, Medicine and Technology, and rare antique instruments in the same fields. We have especially a strong interest in early and continental microscopy, early and special mathematical/drawing instruments, medical and surgical instrument, and rare technology.

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