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The description and uses of the celestial and terrestrial globes

Harris, John

The description and uses of the celestial and terrestrial globes

and of Collins"s pocket-quadrant. By John Harris ...

by Harris, John

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Published by printed for D. Midwinter in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 1429, no. 07.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[6],62,[4]p.,plate
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17042120M


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The description and uses of the celestial and terrestrial globes by Harris, John Download PDF EPUB FB2

Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Notes A revision of John Harris's "Description and use of the celestial and terrestrial globes.". A globe is a spherical model of Earth, of some other celestial body, or the celestial serve purposes similar to some maps, but unlike maps, do not distort the surface that they portray except to scale it down.A model globe of Earth is called a terrestrial globe.A model globe of the celestial sphere is called a celestial globe.

A globe shows details of its subject. The description and uses of the celestial and terrestrial globes; and of Collins's pocket quadrant by John. Harris, [John Harris] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press.

The description and use of the globes, celestial and terrestrial: with variety of examples for the learner's exercise: intended for the use of such persons as would attain to the knowledge of those instruments ; but chiefly designed for the instruction of the young gentlemen at the Academy in.

The Dutch globe makers Gerard Valk () and his son Leonard Valk () were the only significant publishers of globes in the Netherlands in the eighteenth century. The design of their globes was completely new and incorporated the latest geographical and astronomical discoveries and are hence the most accurate globes for that time.

The pair includes a terrestrial and celestial. Emery Molyneux (/ ˈ ɛ m ə r i ˈ m ɒ l ɪ n oʊ / EM-ər-ee MOL-in-oh; died June ) was an English Elizabethan maker of globes, mathematical instruments and terrestrial and celestial globes, first published inwere the first to be made in.

Description: 1 volume (unpaged) 21 cm. Series Title: English experience, its record in early printed books published in facsimile, no. Other Titles: Use of both the globes, celestial and terrestrial. The book was written to explain the use of the terrestrial and celestial globes that had been made and published by Emery Molyneux in late or early Apparently, the book was also intended to encourage English sailors to use practical astronomical navigation, [1] although Lesley Cormack has observed that the fact it was written in.

Get this from a library. An essay on the use of the celestial and terrestrial globes: exemplified in a greater variety of problems exhibiting the general principles of dialing and navigation.

[George Adams]. George Adams, Sr., (), the patriarch of the Adams family of globe makers, wrote numerous treatises on globes and scientific instruments including A Treatise Describing and Explaining the Construction and Use of New Celestial and Terrestrial Globes, published in London in He is thought to have purchased and used the globe gores.

Paris, Adams, G. A treatise describing and explaining the construction and the use of new celestial and terrestrial globes, designed to illustrate in the most easy manner the phenomena of the earth and heavens.

London, Astronomical and geographical essays. London, A treatise on the construction of globes. London, Author: Edward Luther Stevenson. He also analyzes paintings from the collection showing people with globes, and describes artistic aspects of the cartouches and cartography on celestial and terrestrial globes.

Of particular interest to cartographers is a section describing the iconography of title pages of printed atlases, which generally feature classical figures and globes. Celestial Globe (Kronos Chronicles) Book 2 of 3: The Kronos Chronicles | by Marie Rutkoski | out of 5 stars Paperback $ $ 9.

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An illustrated manual for the use of the terrestrial and celestial globes. Schedler, J. Steiger, Originally published inAn Essay on the Use of the Celestial and Terrestrial Globes can help you find the longitude of wherever you are or tell the time of day without using a watch.

Utilizing simple scientific truths, George Adams describes how to construct a sundial, ascertain the sun's declination, determine the coordinates of a comet. There are terrestrial globes, celestial globes, pocket globes, globes of the moon, and a decadent blue globe made in China in the early s.

Most of the globes were made with a scientific purpose, to aid navigation, or to demonstrate the parallax of the moon. But together, they suggest something beyond precision: a reverent effort to make Reviews: 8. best to express the relationship between the terrestrial and celestial spheres,” why “the generally accepted solu-tion was a matching pair of terrestrial and celestial globes accompanied by a book of instruction,” and why “these remained for some years the main instruments and method of geographical teaching.”9 Readers interested.

An essay, on the use of the celestial and terrestrial globes: exemplified in a greater variety of problems, than are to be found in any other work; exhibiting the general principles of. Full text of "The globes, celestial and terrestrial" See other formats.

The former is called the Equinoctial Colure; the latter the Solstitial Colure. Fi(j. 22 For the description and use of the other parts pertaining to the celestial globe, see the description of the terrestrial globe, -_ 41 — Problems solved hy means of fJie Celestial Globe, Problem I.

We know that globes – terrestrial and celestial – were made beforebut very few have survived. The cartography of early globes was based on a mixture of sources. For terrestrial globes information came from sources including ancient geography and first-hand (including some spurious) accounts from European traders and travellers.

Celestial globes show the apparent positions of the stars in the sky. They omit the Sun, Moon, and planets because the positions of these bodies vary relative to those of the stars, but the ecliptic, along which the Sun moves, is indicated.

There is an issue regarding the “handedness” of celestial the globe is constructed so that the stars are in the positions they actually. Terrestrial and celestial globes; their history and construction, including a consideration of their value as aids in the study of geography and astronomy by Stevenson, Edward Luther, The celestial globe has a longer history than the terrestrial globe.

Greek and Roman authors mention the existence of celestial globes as well as instances of their use. Cicero, in his treatise De Republica describes the use of one by Archimedes ( BCE).

The first terrestrial globe, on the other hand, was produced by Krates of Mallos. Only $ ~ PDF Book ~ Instant Digital Download. Download it direct to your iPad, tablet or computer for instant reading or printing. If you have any interest in TERRESTRIAL and CELESTIAL GLOBES then this is a Great Book for your collection.

By JOS. SCHEDLER. Revised Edition NEW YORK: E. Of great importance for the historical development of globe making has been the interest stimulated by his globes in the Low Countries. The terrestrial and celestial globe depicted in The Ambassadors by HansLondon, National Gallery.

His book on globes was reprinted in. In Greek mythology, Atlas (/ ˈ æ t l ə s /; Greek: Ἄτλας, Átlas) was a Titan condemned to hold up the celestial heavens or sky for eternity after the also plays a role in the myths of two of the greatest Greek heroes: Heracles (Hercules in Roman mythology) and ing to the ancient Greek poet Hesiod, Atlas stood at the ends of the earth in extreme west.

Description. Gilman Joslin (c. ), one of America’s most prolific globe makers, began making globes for Josiah Loring (c. ) inand took over the business two years later. How to Use a Globe, Joslin’s Terrestrial and Celestial Globes/ Joslin’s Hand-book to the Terrestrial and Celestial Globes.

Description. The oceans are cream-colored, the geographical entities green, blue, pink and yellow, some with red outline.

Coastlines are shaded with hatch marks. There is a figure-eight analemma. How to Use a Globe, Joslin’s Terrestrial and Celestial Globes/ Joslin’s Hand-book to the Terrestrial and Celestial Globes. Easy and comprehensive description of the terrestrial and celestial globes, with their several uses [electronic resource]: Containing definitions, with a great number of problems on the terrestrial and celestial globes, with easy directions for working them: to which is added, a description of the solar system, [a]greeable to the latest improvements.

Terrestrial and Celestial Globe Bookends by Authentic Models R equired icon for a philosopher’s bookshelf Petrus Kaerius (), brother-in-law of Hondius, issued several celestial and terrestrial globes for Petrus Plancius, an Amsterdam theologian and cartographer. Object ID: GLB Description: Terrestrial and celestial pocket globe.

The geographical details on the terrestrial sphere, astronomical details on the inside of the case, construction and cartography are the same as those of Cushee GLB, but the case hooks are.

Book Description: Advances in modern science and technology have made present-day terrestrial and celestial globes scientifically obsolete and aesthetically banal. From the Renaissance to the mid-nineteenth century, however, they were indispensable tools for the study of geography and astronomy.

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Photograph size: 9x12 inches | Ready to frame in any standard size frame | Frame Not Included | Archival Quality Reproduction | Photograph Description: Terrestrial and celestial globes Published: Notes: Engraving from atlas by Chiquet, Le nouveau et curieux atlas (G&M).

Reference copy may be available in LOT Caption card tracings: Astronomy; Maps; Rating: % positive. The earliest surviving terrestrial globe was made in Nürnberg in by Martin Behaim, who almost undoubtedly influenced Christopher Columbus to attempt to sail west to the Orient.

In ancient times, globes also were used to represent the constellations; the earliest surviving globe is the marble Farnese globe, a celestial globe dating from. Celestial is an antonym of terrestrial. In context|mormonism|lang=en terms the difference between celestial and terrestrial is that celestial is (mormonism) of or pertaining to the highest degree of glory while terrestrial is (mormonism) of or pertaining to the second highest degree of glory.

As adjectives the difference between celestial and terrestrial. Rare Antique 18 Terrestrial Globe On Kittinger Stand. $1, + shipping. WILLLIAMSBURG KITTINGER WORLD GLOBE.

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The Description and Use of the Terrestrial Globe. Celestial then the Terrestrial Globe; yet it is not altogether unuseful here: and especially it will bee nothing out of the Geographer's way to take along with him the ground of Difference in the 3, principally in the 2 sorts of Calendars.

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. [microform]: Part I, On the terrestrial globe Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

EMBED EMBED (for On the celestial globe, will appear in a short time"--p. [96]. Description: Celestial miniature globe. It forms a pair with the terrestrial globe, Senex GLB Astronomical details on the sphere are the same as Price and Senex GLB There is a labelled magnitude table in front of Ursa Major, and 22 stars and three star groups are named.Alongside them in the showcases are French-printed lunes for a celestial globe and an armillary.

Also from France – the work of the clockmaker Jacques Baradelle () – are the uncoloured prints of the lunes for a terrestrial and celestial globe.

Treatises on the Use of the Globe.Literature Related to Terrestrial and Celestial Globes Most of the books and catalogs listed are out of print but can be found from time to time on used book websites such as or even on eBay. One of the most detailed resources on globes is Der Globusfreund by the International Coronelli Society for the Study of Globes (Coronelli.