Miniature terrestrial globe with a diameter of 11 cm. held in a wooden stand. The total height measuring 22 cm. Consisting of 12 paper gores and 2 polar caps, the continents are coloured in different colours with a brighter outline and the seas in a green shade. Also showing the major currents in the oceans. Published mid 20th century with all names printed in German. (Some wear on the bottom polar cap. A firm copy in good condition.)
TERRESTRIAL GLOBE, (Germany), (mid 20th century)
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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.