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Auction 161, Lot 805

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

Subject: References

Period: 1921 (published)


Color: Black & White

6.4 x 9.7 inches
16.3 x 24.6 cm
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This is the original, two-volume 1921 edition. It is considered the classic text on globes, from the earliest through the end of the 18th Century. Hardbound in original burgundy publisher's cloth with gilt title on spine. Volume I, 218 pp; Volume II, 291 pp. The volumes are illustrated with 143 photographic and facsimile plates, many full page. An essential reference book for any globe collector.


Condition: B+

Contents good with light toning along the edges of the pages. The spines are sunned, and there are some minor scuffs to the covers.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 2/8/2017