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LEBEQUE, Jules

A 4-inch terrestrial pocket globe by J. Lebeque & cie., circa 1890

$1,500.00 AUD

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[Paris] : J. L[ebeque] et cie., circa 1890. Terrestrial globe, 4 inches in diameter, engraved gores over papier-mâché sphere (some foxing and browning, very small 1cm loss near Antarctic pole), metal pin and arm on a turned French wooden stand, original. The engraver is credited as J. Bernhard. A very good example of a rare miniature table globe.

The firm of Lebeque was founded in Brussels in 1814 and relocated to Paris in 1850. This terrestrial globe is a charming example of a miniature pocket globe with Sidney and Adelaide marked on the continent of Australia. Scarce.