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    A John Cary Pocket Globe with Shagreen Case, London, 1791
    Marks to globe: Cary's Pocket Globe. Agreeable to the Latest Discoveries. London: J & W Cary Strand, April 1, 1791.
    3 inches (7.6 cm) (globe)
    3-3/8 inches (8.6 cm) (case)


    Sotheby's, New York, Important English and European Decorative Arts, October 22, 2014, lot 42.

    The pocket globe, with a papier-mâché and plaster sphere, circular cartouche to southern Indian Ocean, and case lined on one half with a map entitled The World as it was known in Caesar's time agreable to D'Anville, on the other half with A Table of Latitudes and Longitudes of Places not given on this Globe.

    Condition Report*: Very small spots of wear to varnish, some slight spotting and wear to inside of case, case with small white smudge, overall wear indicative of age and use.
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    Auction Dates
    May, 2020
    28th Thursday
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