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...
Publisher: The Low Countries
Date: ca. 1790
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...
Date: Germany, 1720
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...
Publisher: DAUMIER, H.
Date: Paris, 1864
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...
Publisher: KLOOS, F.J.
Date: Rotterdam, 1850-1875
A sloop compass in original box. The compass is gimbaled. The compass works fine.
Date: c. 1890-1900
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...
Publisher: KERKHOVE, Joseph Vanden
Date: Bruges, ca. 1700
The 4inch frosted dial signed Chronometerwerke, Wempe, Hamburg, and numbered 8185, upright black Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds and up-and-down dials, blued steel ha...
Publisher: WEMPE CHRONOMETERWERKE
Date: Hamburg, 1968
Tweevoudigh onderwiis van de Hemelsche en Aerdsche Globen; Het een Na de meyning van Ptolemeus met een vasten Aerdkloot; Het ander Na de Natuerlijcke stelling van N. Copernicus met een loopenden Aerdkloot:
Willem Blaeu's guide to the making of globes, first published in 1620, here reprinted by his son, Joan.The book consists of two parts; volume I : Astronomical principles ...
Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Date: Amsterdam, 1655
Large sheet with an animated game of goose of 63 numbered squares, spiral, counter clockwise, centripetal focused on the French king Henri IV.André Basset offers a life ...
Publisher: BASSET, P.A.
Date: Paris, ca. 1816-1820
Folding fan made of skin sheet and mounted in English style, with a painted scene of an elegant couple with a caged bird in a landscape.Painted verso of a man among ancie...
Date: Paris, 1790
Folding fan made of double sheet of lithographed paper, enhanced with gouache and watercolor, with decoration of three cartouches with gallant scenes of French country pl...
Date: France, ca. 1850-1860
Small folding fan made of double skin sheet, mounted in English style, painted with gouache and depicting Minerva and Juno sitting near each other and receiving the visit...
Date: ca. 1820
"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...
Publisher: PLAQUET. / AIR FRANCE
Date: Imprimerie Perceval Paris, ca. 1940-1950
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...
Date: English, ca. 1750-1760
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 ...
Publisher: NEWTON and SON
Date: London, January 1, 1867