Amsterdam International Antiquarian Book & Map Fair

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Exhibitor

Antiquariaat De Roo
Van Meelstraat 12
NL-3331 KR Zwijndrecht
The Netherlands

Contact

Bart de Roo

Phone

+31-78-6124081 +31-78-6124081

Email

info@derooboeken.nl

Website

www.derooboeken.nl

Table Globe with Cooks Voyages of Exploration
TERRESTRIAL TABLE GLOBE Globe Dressé par M. Robert de Vaugondy, Géographe Corrigé, augmente et enrichi des trois Voyages du Capitaine Cook, la Peyrouse, et autres Navig. Par Delamarche Géogr? Rue du Jardinet, No. 13, vis-à-vis della de l'Eperoa, a Paris 1804. An attractive French terrestial table globe by the Maison Delamarche at Paris. The globe was made especially showing the travels of Captain James Cook, 1728-1779. The routes of Cooks voyages of exploration are shown with dates until the death of Cook on one of his travels in 1779 which is also recorded on the globe. The first voyage is shown with a small stipple-line, the second voyage with dots and stripes in turn and the third voyage with a dashed line. The route of Cook's crew following his death is shown as a straight line. The globe is held in a horizon ring decorated with an engraved paper calendar and zodiac. Around the globe a full meridian and on top a time dial. Altogether held in a black wooden stool, decorated with a design of flowers and vines in gold-paint. The globe has been skillfully restored, the three rings are repainted and the back-side of each ring has new paper affixed to them. Dimensions: 47,5 x 36,5 cm. Diameter: 25 cm.
Exhibitor: Antiquariaat De Roo


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Amstelodami Celeberrimi Hollandiae Emporii Delineatio Nova, Johannes Blaeu, 1649

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Stichting Europese Antiquarenbeurs, 2017
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