Rare 3,5 Inches Newton Pocket Globe in its original fish-skin case. Dated January 1817
Newton uses the method to show a view of the planetary system as it was know in the January 1817.
Circle meridien in brass with degrees.
Same model in Science Museum London
Museum Greenwich, and some other international Museum
A pocket globe is a small, portable globe that can fit in a pocket or purse. It typically measures between 1 and 5 inches in diameter and is designed to be carried around for easy reference or display. Pocket globes have been used since the 17th century as educational tools, navigational aids, and decorative objects. They often feature detailed maps of the world or specific regions, as well as illustrations or text describing geographic features, political boundaries, and historical event
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