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2981T Marlborough
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Official R.E. Byrd Expedition Globe and Pamphlet

Auction: Discovery - 2981T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: February 09, 2017 10:00AM


Official R.E. Byrd Expedition Globe and Pamphlet, Barowe, Inc., Chicago, Illinois, composed of twelve colored gores, showing the major shipping routes and their distances, Russia marked as the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, cartouche reading "Official R.E. Byrd Globe," with analemma, hour-ring at north pole, all resting on a cast-metal scroll support and turned walnut base, the pictorial pamphlet titled Highlights of the Byrd Antarctic Expedition, globe ht. 18 in.
Estimate $150-250

pamphlet with water staining, spine tears, ect.

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R.E. Byrd, Chicago