The Franklin Terrestrial Globe. 12 inches in diameter containing all the Geographical Divisions & Political Boundaries to the present date Carefully Compiled from the best Authorities. H.B. Nims & Co. Troy N.Y. Rae Smith Engraver N.Y.
Stock Number: 10759
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Terrestrial library globe with a diameter of 30,5 cm. (12”) held in a brass and wooden stand with a brass meridian and a horizon ring. The total height measuring 94 cm. Consisting of 12 paper gores and 2 polar caps, evenly coloured in a cream shade with some countries coloured in a pale blue shade. Published around 1870 by H.B. Nims and Co. at Troy, New York with all names printed in English. A very attractive copy. (Paper horizon ring in nice facsimile, some browning at places, several smell repaired dents and tears. Overall in good condition.)
Troy (New York), H.B. Nims & Co.
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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.