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Cary's New Terrestrial Globe. Cary, John, ca. 1754-1835 ; Cary, William, 1818

Cary's New Terrestrial Globe. / Cary, John, ca. 1754-1835 ; Cary, William / 1818
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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.

Author: Cary, John, ca. 1754-1835 ; Cary, William

Date: 1818

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Full David Rumsey Map Collection Catalog Record:

Author: Cary, John, ca. 1754-1835 ; Cary, William

Date: 1818

Short Title: Cary's New Terrestrial Globe.

Publisher: London: J. & W. Cary

Type: Globe

Object Height cm: 46

Object 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

Published In: 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.

Publication Author: Cary, John, ca. 1754-1835 ; Cary, William

Publication Date: 1818

Publication Reference: cf Yonge p18; Fordham xxiv; Van Der Krogt Car 7 & 8; Christies 5/92 #384; TMC 43, pp40-47.

Publication Note: See note field above.

Publication List No: 3401.000

Publication Type: Globe

Publication Maps: 1

Publication Height cm: 46

Publication Width cm: 46

Image No: 3401000

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