ANTIQUE 8 INCH TERRESTRIAL DESK GLOBE. An original terrestrial desk globe, early Victorian era. Circa 1840 to 1852, with heavy brass stand and graduated full meridian. Measures 8 inches diameter and 15 inches overall height. All text printed in English.Consisting of twelve hand-coloured engraved gores and two polar calottes over a plaster core with different colours for each continent, equator and ecliptic lines. The dating is based upon the inclusion of the three New Zealand provinces New Ulster, New Munster and New Leinster. T he globe is well preserved with some very minor restoration, s hallow areas of varnish loss, dulling, spotting, abrasions, surface cracks - al l in good, sound, presentable condition. Please view my other items. The item "ANTIQUE 8 INCH TERRESTRIAL DESK GLOBE CIRCA 1840-1852" is in sale since Tuesday, March 16, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\World & Celestial Globes". The seller is "mfr_rare_books" and is located in UK. This item can be shipped worldwide.