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Friday, October 26, 2012

Key Lots from December 5th Auction


 Lot 180
Anders Akerman and Frederik Akrel
Untitled (“Celestial Globe”) and Globus Terraquerus
Both published in Stockholm, 1780.
Height (in stand) 37 in.; diameter 30 in.
Estimate: $90,000 - 110,000



Lot 181
John Senex
A New Terrestrial Globe... and A New Caelestial Globe...
Published in London, ca. 1756
Height (in stand); 17 in.; diameter 17 in.
$60,000 -75,000


Lot 182
Charles Smith and Son
Smith’s Terrestrial Globe and Smith’s Celestial Globe
Both published in London, ca. 1825
Height (in stand) 43 in.; diameter 24 in.
$40,000 - 50,000


Lot 183
Didier de Vaugondy
Globe celeste dressé par Ordre du Roi and Globe terreste dressé par Ordre du Roi
Published in 1751 and 1772 respectively
Height in stand 451/2 in.; diameter 18 in.
$450,000 - 600,000
Guidance: Sold at The collection of Mr. & Mrs. Stephen C. Hilbert. Sotheby's May 24, 2007. 
Lot 40 Graham paid $450,000



Lot 184
John and William Newton
Newton’s New and Improved Celestial Globe and Newston’s New and Improved Terrestrial Globe
Both published in London, 1820.
Diameter 16 in.; height (in stand) 34 in.
$50,000 - 60,000




Lot 185
James Wilson and Cyrus Lancaster
WIlson’s New Thirteen-inch Celestial Globe... and Wilson’s new American Thirteen-inch Terrestrial Globe...
Published in Albany, NY, 1835.
Height (in stand) 31 in.; diameter 17 in.
$30,000 - 40,000



Lot 186
Miniature silver Terrestrial Globe
After Oterschaden, Johannes (fl. 1580-1603)
Germany, 1575-1600 (circa)
Diameter: 2 1/2 inches
$50,000 - 60,000
Guidance: Christies November 15, 2006. Lot 23. $102,276 A Beautifully Detailed 16th Century Miniature Globe



Lot 187
Globe Terreste dresse par M. Bonne, Avec Privilege et Approbation de l'Academie Rle. des Sciences 1774
BONNE, Rigobert (1727-1795).
Paris, 1775
12-inch diameter (standing 22 1/2 inches high)
$60,000 - 70,000




Lot 188
KEULEN, Joannes van (1654-1715) and Gerard van KEULEN. 
De Groote Nieuwe Vermeerderde Zee-Atlas ofte Water-Waerld. 
T'Amsterdam: Gerard van Keulen, 1706.
Estimate: $700,000 - 900,000





Lot 189
A Complete Set of the First Editions of the Voyages of Discovery
COOK, Capt. James (1728-1779)
Estimate: $40,000 - 60,000
Guidance: Christie's New York, Apr 16, 2007, lot 120, $60,000




Lot 190
The Most Important Dutch Atlas of the 17th Century
BLAEU, Joannes (1596-1673)
Atlas Major, sive cosmographie Blaviana
Estimate: $300,000 - 400,000

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