October 27, 2016, 1:00 PM BST
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Lot 366: [?Kapp. Publisher] - Weltkugel-spiel [an instructive puzzle globe],(66 views)
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Description: in 8 horizontal sections, the middle 6 composed of between 4 and 8 segments, each with a continent map on the upper side and a pictorial descriptive text panel on the lower, the top and bottom polar sections with an ebonised knop and turned stand, respectively, wood-engraved gores, maps and illustrations, printed in blue and black with hand-colouring, over 38 wood pieces to form a 165mm. (6½ in) diameter globe, 240mm. (9½ in) total height, duplicate German explanatory text panels on the polar sections, the lower one mostly worn away, some surface dirt and wear to other surfaces, two areas supplied in pen facsimile, [?Nuremberg], [c.1870].
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