London: 1831. Miniature globe in turned walnut case with domed lid. 1.5 inch diameter. 12 hand colored globe gores with original varnish and metal pins at each pole which enable the globe to spin in the case. Cartouche set in north Pacific. Stains along the equator in the Pacific. This terrestrial globe is the smallest version made by Newton and Berry (Sumira p. 189). Wonderful detail included for such a small globe. The track of Captain Cook's final voyage of.....
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London: Passinger, 1679. 14 folding plates. Rubricated title, small 8vo, contemporary blindruled calf (rebacked). London: Thomas Passinger, 1679. First Edition. A very good copy. John Newton (1622-1678) was a mathematics teacher and rector of the mathematuics school at Ross (Herefordshire). His Work includes sections on surveying, measuring solids, astronomy, and geography. The preface stresses the need for mathematics as part of general education. From the library of Harrison D. Horblitt, with his bookplate. Wing N-1055.