32 The Franklin Terrestrial Globe 222


Description: The Franklin Terrestrial Globe. 12 inches in diameter containing all the Geographical Divisions & Political Boundaries to the present date Carefully Compiled from the best Authorities. H.B. Nims & Co. Troy N.Y. Rae Smith Engraver N.Y.

Terrestrial library globe with a diameter of 30,5 cm. (12”) held in a brass and wooden stand with a brass meridian and a horizon ring. The total height measuring 94 cm. Consisting of 12 paper gores and 2 polar caps, evenly coloured in a cream shade with some countries coloured in a pale blue shade. Published around 1870 by H.B. Nims and Co. at Troy, New York with all names printed in English. A very attractive copy. (Paper horizon ring in nice facsimile, some browning at places, several smell repaired dents and tears. Overall in good condition.)
  • Number: 1010465
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum

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