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[Miniature globe] Bauer Family, The World with ist [sic] Inhabitants. Nuremberg, circa 1815-20. 1½" diameter globe in original box with a foldout panel illustrating national costume of 28 countries or regions. The panel is 2¼" x 49." Globe: engraved gores mounted to a papier-mâché sphere. Uncolored save Europe and New Holland in pink. Slight wear else VG. The 2" x 2¼" x 2" box is covered in brown marbled paper, scuffed and worn. Complete. $4,500.00

Untitled but the initials MCB appear in the north Pacific. The engraved costume panel originally glued to the bottom of the box has come loose, but the tab attached to the first fold is present. Printed images are 1¾" x 1¼" with lovely hand color and captions in German and English. Provenance: in a private collection since 1983 purchase at Christie's South Kensington. Van Der Krogt, Old Globes in the Netherlands, Bau 1 (variant).

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