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The transit of Halley’s comet in 1758

MARTIN, Benjamin, 1757. 
£12,000
£7,200

Ingenieur-Mechanicien pour les Globes et Spheres”

FORTIN, [Jean] and BUY DE MORNAS, M. [Claude], 1768. 
£33,200
£26,560

An unrecorded analemma

DONN, B[enjamin], 1770. 
£9,500
£5,700

The coast (of Australia) is clear

FERGUSON, James, 1775. 
£12,000
£9,600

Showing the track of Cook’s Endeavour’ voyage

ANONYMOUS, after MOLL, Herman, 1775. 
£7,700
£6,160

Owhyhee / Here C. Cook / was Kill’d”

LANE, N[icholas], 1776. 
£7,700
£6,160

Newton’s first pocket globe

NEWTON, J[ohn], 1783. 
£20,000
£12,000

Doppelmayr expands his horizons

DOPPELMAYR, Johann Gabriel, 1789. 
£75,000
£45,000

An early identification of the Mackenzie River

NEWTON, John, 1800. 
£6,200
£4,960

The Solar System in a box

BLUNT, Thomas, 1800. 
£215,000
£172,000

Cook’s going out 1776”

ADAMS, Dudley, 1808. 
£4,700
£3,760

Beware of the Ice Sea”

ADAMS, Dudley, 1808. 
£7,700
£6,160

Bauer’s miniature nesting globes

BAUER, J[ohann] B[ernard], 1810. 
£14,000
£11,200

Following the footsteps of Captain Biscoe

NEWTON, [John], NEWTON, William and NEWTON, Edward, 1833. 
£7,000
£5,600

Looking up

[DES-ROIS, Ginot], as Mlle. Ginot DesRoy”, 1847. 
£3,100
£2,480

A Cyrillic globe

KROTOVII, 1849. 
£10,000
£6,000

Surveyor’s offset staff

1850. 
£7,500
£6,000

A memento of the Klinger globe dynasty

KLINGER, Johann Georg, 1850. 
£2,500
£2,000