Celestial Globe on Stand by H. & L.H. Bardin. c.1800. 18" diameter.
The inscription reads:
To the Rev. Nevil Maskelyne, DD, FRS Astronomer Royal this new British Celestial Globe containing the Positions of nearly 6000 stars, clusters, nebulae, planetary nebulae, &c. correctly laid down to the present period from the latest observations and discoveries by Dr Maskelyne, Dr Herschel, The Revd. Fr. Wollaston, &c. &c. respectfully dedicated by his most obedient humble Servants H. & L.H. Bardin.
Sold by W. & S. Jones, Holborn, London.
Last Revised: 2009 November 18th