Globe - Foldable Globe - Schulz

Globe - Foldable Globe - Schulz

Product no.: 3539

Rare foldable terrestrial globe!

Schulz, F. G.: Darstellung der fünf Welttheile durch Zusammensetzung in einer Kugel-aehnliche Gestalt, zur leichteren Vorstellung und Gebrauch beim geogr. Unterricht in Schulen über die Beschaffenheit  Eintheilung der Erde.

Stuttgart c1824

original coloured steel engraved globe in 6 segments, joined with small paper tabs and strings attached top and bottom (one loose), 17,5 x 7 cm per gore; booklet 19 x 12 cm, rubbed and wear and tear; small leporello with 15 lithographs of the Nations of the Earth, 12,5 x 9,5 cm. Explanatory text inside the booklet with one loose leaf.

A rare and beautiful foldable globe on 6 gores with original colouring. Though the booklet is damaged, the globe is in very good condition except for one of the strings being broken. A comprehensive explanatory text is inside the booklet with an unusual feature: 15 prints showing the inhabitants of the world regions.    

[ref: 3539] £4,500

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