Terrestrial globe world map Geographer Forest Girard Barrère Paris wood nineteenth

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F30 990

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Terrestrial globe or world map, drawn up by the geographer J. Forest *, Girard et Barrère Editeurs 17 19 rue de Buci in Paris, scale 1 / 50,000,000, blackened wooden base, vintage late 19th-early 20th centuries.

This globe is in good condition. It is signed on the side.

A note: some accidents and small dent on the globe at the top, stains and yellowing, scratches and wear of time, see photos (see red arrows).

* Joseph Forest (1865-?)

is a French geographer and cartographer. In 1886, he founded his publishing house for maps and plans, world maps, globes, terrestrial and celestial spheres, paintings and wall maps for education at 17-19, rue de Buci in Paris and lived at 1, place du 13 October in Bagneux. Suppliers to schools since 1889 and approved by the Ministry of Public Instruction, it also offered a lighter globe in its catalog. Appointed France's foreign trade advisor in 1912, whose work he regularly monitors, he will be reappointed in this function in 1922.

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  • Diamètre env. 22 cm / socle
  • Height 45 cm