Globo Terrestre Delineato Sulle Ultime Osservazioni….del Cap. Cook / Globo Celeste Calcolato …. sulle Osservazioni del Sigg. Flamsteed


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A complete set of gores (12 sheets) for a pair of globes, including calottes and printed matter for the horizon and meridian rings. The terrestrial gores show the tracks of all three of Cook’s voyages, along with his discoveries. The celestial gores, based on the observations of Flamsteed and Lacaille, are beautifully engraved and colored using the traditional, pictorial symbols for the constellations. Bound in original binding with frontispiece of Cassini’s famous work “Nuovo Atlante Geografico”.