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Cary's New Terrestrial Globe.
Cary, John, ca. 1754-18...
Cary's New Terrestrial ...
[Cary, John, ca. 1754-1835, Cary, William]
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.
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.
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