A fine antique 12inch Cary's New Celestial library table globe on stand, dated 1810.
Bearing the following inscription:
on which are correctly laid down upwards of 3500 Stars.
Selected from the most accurate observations and calculated for the year 1800.
With the extent of each constellation precisely defined
By P.Gilpin of the Royal Society.
Made & Sold by J&W Cary Strand London 1810
The globe features a brass meridian and an equatorial ring printed with zodiac and months, on a spindle-turned X-frame stand.
Add some worldly knowledge to your home with this amazing globe.
In really excellent condition with no losses or damage. Original base with no cracks or replacements, the globe has no dents or tears.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 46 x Width 42 x Depth 42
Dimensions in inches:
Height 1 foot, 6 inches x Width 1 foot, 4 inches x Depth 1 foot, 4 inches
Our reference: A2709