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A rare Pocket globe by Newton London c. 1820

A 3 inch ‘Newton’s’ New & Improved Terrestrial Pocket Globe, no 66 Chancery Lane, London c.1820, made up of twelve engraved and hand coloured gores on a plaster-covered sphere, the continents outlined in green, red and yellow, the oceans showing Cook’s journey of 1773-4 and later Northward in 1778.

With the lacquered-brass polar hour ring and engraved meridian circle, in a shagreen-covered case.

In original condition with slight abrasions.

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A 3 inch ‘Newton’s’ New & Improved Terrestrial Pocket Globe, no 66 Chancery Lane, London c.1820, made up of twelve engraved and hand coloured gores on a plaster-covered sphere, the continents outlined in green, red and yellow, the oceans showing Cook’s journey of 1773-4 and later Northward in 1778.

With the lacquered-brass polar hour ring and engraved meridian circle, in a shagreen-covered case.

In original condition with slight abrasions.