A pair of George III Banks’ Terrestrial and Celestial 20in. Library Globes.

The compasses are signed ‘William & Samuel Jones, Holborn, London’.

The early 19th Century mahogany stands have square tapering legs, with brass caps and castors, by W. & L.M. Bardin, 106cm high.

The 1804 Burghley Inventory records: ‘Library….a Pair large Globes in Mahogany frames & leather cases.’


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