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Die Erde = La terre = The earth
Bib ID 6250848
Format MapMap [cartographic three-dimensional form, object]
Scale Scale not given ; (W 180°00' --E 180°00'/N 90°00'--S 90°00'). 
Description [Nuremberg] : [publisher not identified] ; [1855?] 
1 globe : hand coloured ; 10 cm in diameter, in box 11 x 11 x 11 cm 
Notes

Papier mache globe of the world, showing the routes of Captain Cook's second voyage, dated 1773. The globe also charts the route of the Northwest Passage probably obtained from the McClure expedition of 1850-1854 that traversed the route by sledge. Housed in original circular box with a hand coloured engraving on the lid of a father instructing four children on the use of the globe. Relief shown by hachures.

"PSM", possibly the maker's monogram.

Title from container.

Includes two metal pins at each pole, and there is a faint crack around the circumference.

For children.

In French; title in German, French, and English.

Subjects Cook, James, - 1728-1779 - Travel - Maps.  |  McClure, Robert John Le Mesurier, - Sir, - 1807-1873 - Travel - Maps.  |  Earth (Planet) - Maps.  |  World maps.
Time Coverage 1855 
Form/genre Globes.  |  World maps.
Also Titled

Terre

Earth


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