Dating rand mcnally globes
He set about learning geography from an encyclopedia he purchased for the purpose and learned engraving from an experienced engraver of maps.
This globe is issued just before the American civil war.
Almost all globes made in the USA during this time period that surface today are from either of these two firms, Holbrook and Charles Copley are distant number 3, and 4.
It would not be until 1868 that Schedler, and shortly Andrews come on the scene and start to take the globe market from Joslin and Moore.
button to delve into our varied assortment of globes of every type, size, age, and price range; including Terrestrial, Celestial & Lunar globes.
And we have some very special sets of paired Terrestrial & Celestial globes.