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A correct globe with the new discoveries
Bib ID 7296323
Format MapMap [cartographic three dimensional form, object]
Author
Moll, Herman, -1732, cartographer
 
Scale Scale not given (W 180°00'--E 180°/N 90°00'--S 90°00'). 
Description London : [Herman Moll], [1773?] 
1 globe : hand coloured, copper-engraved gores over papier mache and plaster sphere, varnished ; 7.1 cm in diameter. 
Notes

Terrestrial pocket globe of the world showing the route of Cook's first (1770) voyage, erroneously dated 1760, with its important Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific explorations. It contains the place name "Botany B.," site of Cook's first landfall on the Australian continent in 1770. The globe also shows a highly provisional Alaska ("Beering's Ld."), Northwest Coast, and the re-attachment of California to the mainland. Relief shown pictorially.

Cartouche title.

In a wooden case in two parts covered with black shark skin, with both original brass eyelet clasps, and lined with celestial maps of northern and southern skies. Inside case a cartouche "A correct globe with ye new constellations of Dr Halley &c."

The globe is referenced in E. Dekker, 'Globes at Greenwich', GLB197, and in P. Van der Krogt, 'Old globes in the Netherlands', Ada 1-4.

Subjects Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Travel -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.  |  World maps -- Early works to 1800.  |  Astronomy -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.  |  Globes.
Time Coverage 1773 
Form/genre Globes.  |  World maps.
Other authors/contributors Halley, Edmond, 1656-1742
Also Titled

Correct globe with ye new constellations of Dr Halley &c.

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