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Selling price: $1500
Sold in 2020
A rare celestial globe sheet. The cartography is based on that of Francois de Mongenet. Shirley Mapping of the World 271 records two sets of globe gores, both celestial and terrestrial, in the Newberry Library, Chicago and at Yale University. Shirley looked at both of these sets and considered both were 19th-century pulls.
Reference: Shirley Mapping of the World 271, Dekker pp.70, 72, 208-210,
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