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Cary’s new terrestrial globe drawn from the most recent geographical...

Cary’s new terrestrial globe drawn from the most recent geographical works : shewing the whole of the new discoveries with the tracks of the principal navigators and every improvement in geography to the present time / G. & J. Cary.

This terrestrial table globe by cartographer John Cary showing navigational tracks of all three voyages of James Cook and his place of death in the “Sandwich Islands” [ie Hawaiian Islands]. Also shows tracks of other Pacific explorers including Matthew Flinders, Tobias Furneaux, Jean Francois La Perouse, and George Vancouver. Published by St. James’s St. London : Published by G. & J. Cary, Jan. 7th, 1832. Other title: New terrestrial globe drawn from the most recent geographical works.

The globe is constructed from 12 gores made from paper manufactured by the Wilmott company and watermarked 1830. The globe with stand are 54 cm. in height. Scale not given (W 180°00ʹ–E 180°00ʹ/N 90°00ʹ–S 90°00ʹ). The globe is hand coloured with brass meridian circles and hour rings, mounted on mahogany stand ; 38 cm., in diameter. Relief shown by hachures. It was purchased by the Library from Hordern House in 2013.