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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. T...

$950 / ≈ €950
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place, Date: Germany, 1720

 

NEWTON'S New and Improved TERRESTRIAL GLOBE Accurately delineated from the observations of the most esteemed NAVIGATORS AND TRAVELLERS to the Present Time. . .

A very impressive Victorian 20-inch Library globe on an exceptionally carved mahogany tripod stand with scrolling acanthus legs terminating in claw feet joined by turned ...

$20000 / ≈ €20000
Publisher: NEWTON and SON
Place, Date: London, January 1, 1867

 

A folding fan showing Cleopatra at the Gates of Alexandria, circa 1750-1760.

The fan shows Cleopatra at the Gates of Alexandria, where she welcomes Julius Caesar who came to visit her in 48BC. Her suite is made up of soldiers and maids. The arriva...

$1250 / ≈ €1250
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place, Date: English, ca. 1750-1760

 

A half hour sand-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 / ≈ €1750
Publisher: The Low Countries
Place, Date: ca. 1790

 

This is a Map of Speed Gibson's Adventures.

A rare map showing the (Oriental) Adventures of Speed Gibson. Speed Gibson of the International Secret Police was a radio series written by Virginia Cooke. It centres on ...

$750 / ≈ €750
Publisher: ANONYMOUS.
Place, Date: America, ca 1937

 

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...

$9000 / ≈ €9000
Publisher: KERKHOVE, Joseph Vanden
Place, Date: Bruges, ca. 1700

 

[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 / ≈ €250
Publisher: DAUMIER, H.
Place, Date: Paris, 1864

 

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 / ≈ €6000
Publisher: BERTAUX.
Place, Date: Paris, ca. 1885

 

Réseau aérien mondial.

"Sur les ailes d'Air France, découvrez le monde à votre tour" lithograph poster from AIR France. A great mid century design by Air France advertising poster b...

$1600 / ≈ €1600
Publisher: PLAQUET. / AIR FRANCE
Place, Date: Imprimerie Perceval Paris, ca. 1940-1950

 

Jules Verne Le Tour du Monde en 80 jours. [Goose game board inspired by Jules Verne's novel Tour du Monde en 80 jours.]

Goose game board inspired by Jules Verne's novel, whose boxes are illustrated with color lithographs and the center occupied by a world map. Vignette illustrations number...

$1000 / ≈ €1000
Publisher: GUERIN-MULLER and CIE. / CAPENDU, A.
Place, Date: Paris, ca. 1880