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Globes & Instruments
CORONELLI,V.M.,  Illustrissimo, et Eccellentissimo.. Gran Globi .., antique map, old maps CORONELLI,V.M. - Illustrissimo, et Eccellentissimo.. Gran Globi ..
Venice, 1689, In attractive strong original colours.. 448x610mm. Printed on heavy paper. Good impression. Old repair of a split in upper left corner.
Celestial globe of the remarkable Vincenzo Coronelli (1650-1718), encyclopaedist, geographer, inventor and Doctor of Theology, was citizen of the Republic of Venice. He was also one of the most prominent mapmakers and publishers in Europe of his day.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 750
Approx. Euro 645  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
KERKHOVE, Joseph Vanden,  Allegory of geography., antique map, old maps KERKHOVE, Joseph Vanden - Allegory of geography.
Bruges, ca. 1700, In original colours.. 880x880mm. Oil on canvas, diameter : 88 cm in recent wooden frame.
Two putty studying a terrestrial globe, one of them holding a pair of dividers. The information on the globe is clearly imaginary but the two cartouches and ships are typically 16th century in appearance. Was van den Kerkhove perhaps inspired by his countrymen Gerard Mercator, Hondius and Blaeu. (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 9,000
Approx. Euro 7,740  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
NEWTON & SON,  NEWTON'S New and Improved TERRESTRIAL GLOBE Accurately delineated from the observations of the most esteemed NAVIGATORS AND TRAVELLERS to the Present Time. . ., antique map, old maps NEWTON & SON - NEWTON'S New and Improved TERRESTRIAL GLOBE Accurately delineated from the observations of the most esteemed NAVIGATORS AND TRAVELLERS to the Present Time. . .
London, January 1, 1867, In original colours.. 1080xmm. Good condition. On a carved mahogany tripod stand with scrolling acanthus legs erminating in claw feet joined by turned stretchers centered by a compass.
High overall 108cm.
A very impressive Victorian 20-inch Library globe on a exceptionally carved mahogany tripod stand with scrolling acanthus legs erminating in claw feet joined by turned stretchers centered by a compass. with paper scale and blued steel needle inscribed NEWTON & SON Chancery Lane London.
Terrestr...
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$ 40,000
Approx. Euro 34,400  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
BERTAUX.,  Globe terrestre d'après les découvertes.., antique map, old maps BERTAUX. - Globe terrestre d'après les découvertes..
Paris, ca. 1885, In original colours.. 1120x600mm. A 19-inch (482mm) terrestrial globe, total height 112cm. Diameter of brass horizon 60cm.
With restoration to two parts on the globe due to a bump on the globe surface. No paper is missing.
Attractive and large (height 112cm) library globe by a prominent Paris globe maker, with brass meridian circle, horizon ring and hour ring, supported by four brass quadrants on elegant baluster turned wooden column with three inswept legs terminating in pad feet.
Twelve coloured lithographed go...
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$ 10,000
Approx. Euro 8,600  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Compasses / Sand-glasses
The Low Countries,  A half hour sand-glass., antique map, old maps The Low Countries - A half hour sand-glass.
ca. 1790, -. 195x110mm. In metal frame with five pillars with hexagonal decorated top and base and two glass ampoules joined by was and tread.
The element common to celestial position-finding, the calculation of speed for dead reckoning and even everyday life at sea is the time: hence ways of determining and keeping the time have been one of the major pre-occupations of seamen since the very beginning of scientific navigation. Counting the... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,750
Approx. Euro 1,505  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
KLOOS, F.J.,  Compass., antique map, old maps KLOOS, F.J. - Compass.
Rotterdam, 1850-1875, Uncoloured.. 240x240mm. Height of the box: 13.5 cm (5.5 inches)
A very nicely crafted sloop compass in original box. The compass is gimbaled and is executed in beautiful red copper. Made and signed by F.J. Kloos & Son of Rotterdam in the 1850-1875 period. The compass works fine. Height of the box: 13.5 cm (5.5 inches)... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,290  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ANONYMOUS,  Compass., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Compass.
c. 1890-1900, Uncoloured.. 160x160mm. Height of the box: 10 cm
A sloop compass in original box. The compass is gimbaled. The compass works fine.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 650
Approx. Euro 559  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
WEMPE CHRONOMETERWERKE,  A two-day marine Chronometer, No. 8185., antique map, old maps WEMPE CHRONOMETERWERKE - A two-day marine Chronometer, No. 8185.
Hamburg, 1968, Uncoloured.. 180x180mm. Some clipping to metal. Very good condition.
The 4inch frosted dial signed Chronometerwerke, Wempe, Hamburg, and numbered 8185, upright black Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds and up-and-down dials, blued steel hands, matte silver metal plates, reverse fusee and chain, free-sprung silver-coloured helical balance spring, integral balance with... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,250
Approx. Euro 1,075  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3