Auction 116, Lot 890

"Terrestrial and Celestial Globes Their History and Construction Including a Consideration of Their Value as Aids in the Study of Geography and Astronomy [ Volumes I & II together]", Stevenson, Edward Luther

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1998 (published)


Color: Black & White

5.5 x 8.5 inches
14 x 21.6 cm

This is the 1998 Martino Fine Books reprint of the original 1921 edition, that now sells for about $1,000. It is considered the classic text on globes, from the earliest through the end of the 18th Century. Hardbound in blue cloth with red and gilt title on spine. This reprint is limited to 150 copies. Two volumes bound as one; Volume I 21, 8pp, Volume II, 291pp.


Condition: A+

Fine condition.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/20/2006