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A ship's hour glass

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 kee...

$1750 / ≈ €1638
Maker / Publisher: The Low Countries
Place & Date: ca. 1790

 


Horizon ring for globe.

Printed horizon ring for a 28cm diameter German globe. The ring is divided in quarters and engraved two by two on one copper plate. The size of the paper is 44 x 33cm. Th...

$950 / ≈ €889
Maker / Publisher: EIMMART, G.C.
Place & Date: Nuremberg, 1704/1705

 


Globe terrestre d'après les découvertes..

Attractive and large (height 112cm) library globe by a prominent Paris globe maker, with a brass meridian circle, horizon ring and hour ring, supported by four brass quad...

$6000 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: BERTAUX.
Place & Date: Paris, ca. 1885

 


[Macaire] Pensionnat Robert-Macaire. Mr le professeur. . . (Plate 4)

Macaire personified the clever businessman, who was willing at any time to throw moral and ethical principles overboard for a quick buck. His personality fitted exactly t...

$250 / ≈ €234
Maker / Publisher: DAUMIER, H.
Place & Date: Paris, 1864

 


Two sheets for constructing an armillary sphere.

Two sheets for constructing an armillary sphere. Cassini was a geographer and cartographer, but also perspective and architecture carver - one of Giovanni Battista Pirane...

$2700 / ≈ €2526
Maker / Publisher: CASSINI, G.M.
Place & Date: Rome, 1795

 


Globe Terrestre Didié et Présénté a Monseigneur le Comté Maubec de Brancas...

Terrestial globe dated 1741.  Complete title "Globe Terrestre  Didié et Présénté a Monseigneur le Comté  Maubec de Brancas Par Jacque  Hardy. Dressé sur ...

$25000 / ≈ €23393
Maker / Publisher: HARDY, Jacques
Place & Date: Paris, dated 1741

 


Compass.

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...

$1500 / ≈ €1404
Maker / Publisher: KLOOS, F.J.
Place & Date: Rotterdam, 1850-1875

 


Compass.

A sloop compass in the original wooden box with lit. The compass with floating rose (Cardan system). Slung in gimbals, the east point is decorated and graduated in half ...

$650 / ≈ €608
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: c. 1890-1900

 


Allegory of geography.

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 typ...

$7500 / ≈ €7018
Maker / Publisher: KERKHOVE, Joseph Vanden
Place & Date: Bruges, ca. 1700

 


World Flight Routes (all in Japanese).

A large very decorative Japanese world map published as sugoroku (a Japanese game which might be compared to backgammon) published as a supplement to the 1930 New Year’...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: OSAKA MAINICHI SHINBUN
Place & Date: Osaka, 1930