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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Cary, John, ca. 1754-1835; Cary, William
Date:
1818
Short Title:
Cary's New Terrestrial Globe.
Publisher:
J. & W. Cary
London
Type:
Globe
Obj Height cm:
46
Obj Width cm:
46
Scale 1:
27,000,000
Note:
Dated March 1st, 1816, With Corrections and Additions to 1818. 2nd edition, 1st edition was either 1816 or 1817 depending on the authority. Uses Arrowsmith for the American Northwest. Cary issued globes in 3.5", 9", 12" and 21" sizes starting in 1792 (Fordham) and added the 18" in 1816/17. During this period he issued the globes with his brother William, later with his brother George. The globe is beautifully drawn with precision in a style similar to Cary's maps, lacking any ornamentation. The stand is a four leg table type, with horizon ring. An 18-inch globe, measuring 25-inches from base to tip.
Reference:
cf Yonge p18; Fordham xxiv; Van Der Krogt Car 7 & 8; Christies 5/92 #384; TMC 43, pp40-47.
World Area:
World
Full Title:
Cary's New Terrestrial Globe Exhibiting The Tracks and Discoveries made by Captain Cook; Also those of Captain Vancouver on the Northwest Coast of America and M. De La Perouse, On the Coast of Tartary, Together With every other Improvement collected from Various Navigators and Travellers to the present time. London: Made & Sold by J. & W. Cary, Strand, March 1st, 1816. With Corrections and Additions to 1818.
List No:
3401.000
Series No:
1
Publication Author:
Cary, John, ca. 1754-1835; Cary, William
Pub Date:
1818
Pub Title:
Cary's New Terrestrial Globe Exhibiting The Tracks and Discoveries made by Captain Cook; Also those of Captain Vancouver on the Northwest Coast of America and M. De La Perouse, On the Coast of Tartary, Together With every other Improvement collected from Various Navigators and Travellers to the present time. London: Made & Sold by J. & W. Cary, Strand, March 1st, 1816. With Corrections and Additions to 1818.
Pub Reference:
cf Yonge p18; Fordham xxiv; Van Der Krogt Car 7 & 8; Christies 5/92 #384; TMC 43, pp40-47.
Pub Note:
See note field above.
Pub List No:
3401.000
Pub Type:
Globe
Pub Maps:
1
Pub Height cm:
46
Pub Width cm:
46
Image No:
3401000
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 1998
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