A rare English Newton's pocket globe, ca. 1820, with brass meridian.
A 3-inch Newton's pocket globe, English, circa 1820, inscription in rectangular cartouche NEWTON'S/New and Improved/Terrestrial/Pocket Globe/ and below No.66 Chancery Lane London, twelve printed and coloured gores, printed in the South Pacific The improved Analemma is intend/ ed to supercede the necessity of the/ Eliptic Line hitherto unnecessarily/drawn upon the Terrestrial Globe/Pub. Jan 11817, the sphere mounted in brass meridian and slots into a paper horizon ring applied with printed compass points and degree scale, the fishskin-covered concave sphere applied on the upper half with a print of the heavens with depiction of the sun and four phases of the Earth together with zodiac scale, 4in (10cm) diam
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