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Cary's pocket globe agreeable to the latest discoveries [cartographic material]
Bib ID 5213930
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Author
Cary, John, approximately 1754-1835
 
Online Versions
Scale Scale not given (W 180⁰00'--E 180⁰00'/N 90⁰00'--S 90⁰00'). 
Description London, [England] : Pubd by J. & W. Cary Strand, Apl 1 1791 
1 globe : engraved, coloured, pictorial relief ; 8.3 cm diameter, 25 cm circumference at the equator, in shagreen case 9.2 cm diameter, 29 cm circumference. 
Notes

Terrestrial globe with engraved and hand-coloured gores. The oceans are coloured light green, with land masses coloured in pink, light green and cream tones as well as being outlined in green or red. The sphere has a metal pivot at both poles. The sphere is set within a spherical hinged, papier mache, sharkskin-covered case. The interior of each hemisphere of the case is lined with hand-coloured gores, one with a map and the other with numerous place names arranged in a geometric grid in four quadrants with geographical coordinates.

First edition of a pocket globe by John Carey, and first known to show the tracks of several First Fleet ships. Two of the tracks run from Port Jackson to Macao in China, by different routes. These involved the ships Scarborough under John Marshall, and the Lady Penrhyn under Wm Severs. The third track shows the route taken by the Alexander from Port Jackson to Batavia--Vendor's notes.

Cook's track shown. The place of his death also marked on the face of the globe.

Australia appears as New Holland with Tasmania attached to mainland.

Globe in original shagreen case.

Inside case: A table of latitudes & longitudes of places not given on this globe; The world as known in Caesar's time agreeable to D'Anville.

Cf. British Library: Maps C.4.a.5.(1.).

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-234207704

Subjects Cook, James, 1728-1779.  |  World maps -- Early works to 1800.  |  Earth (Planet) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Time Coverage 1791 
Form/genre Globes.
Other authors/contributors Cary, William, 1759-1825  |  Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d', 1697-1782
Also Titled

The world as known in Caesar's time.

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