10 Inch Terrestrial Globe By H.B. Nims & Co
A circa 1870’s 10 inch Terrestrial Globe in wonderful condition, made by H.B. Nims & Co, Troy, NY. Made of engraved gores with countries and territories shaded yellow, pale green and pink, the coasts outlined, the Equatorial divided by hours and degrees, the Ecliptic by days of the month and signs of the Zodiacal calendar, Meridian of Greenwich, oceans marked. North America showing major rivers and mountain ranges, in a calibrated brass meridian ring with polar hour ring, red-rimmed horizon ring with decorative border, Gregorian and Zodiacal calendars, on four baluster-turned mahogany legs joined.