ON RESERVE GLOBE TERRESTRE DRESSE PAR J. FOREST GEOGRAPHE GRAVE PAR A. SOLDAN IMP. MONROCQ. EN VENTE A PARIS CHEZ L’AUTEUR 17. RUE DE BUCI 17 C.1920 A 6 INCH (15,3 CM.) DIAMETER TERRESTRIAL TABLE GLOBE MADE UP OF TWELVE CHROMOLITHOGRAPHED GORES AND TWO POLAR CALOTTES, THE EQUATORIAL GRADUATED IN DEGREES AND HOURS, THE MERIDIAN OF PARIS AND THE ECLIPTIC UNGRADUATED, THE OCEANS WITH OCEAN CURRENTS, OCEANIC FLORA, THE CONTINENTS SHADED YELLOW AND GREEN WITH CONTINENTAL BOUNDARIES
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Van Leest Antiques
Van Leest Antiques, based in Utrecht in the Netherlands, specialises in antique scientific and medical instruments. Their collection covers mainly scientific and medical antique instruments: barometers, globes and planataria, nautical instruments, anatomical models, and pharmacy items. Toon Van Leest travels regularly in Europe and visits trade fairs, auctions, and antique dealers to collect stock and to find pieces to fulfil his clients' unusual requests.
As well as being an avid antique collector and dealer, Toon Van Leest is also a dentist. He believes that antiques are a stable investment, not reliant on trends or fashion, and have truly lasting value. Above all, he says, antiques are timeless and never lose their beauty.