As a scientific symbol, our bookends add a touch of distinction to home and office. Matching celestial and terrestrial globes dating back to the 16th C. Bronze mountings and French finished stands.
Celestial Terrestrial World Globe Bookends Pair. Required icon for a philosopher's bookshelf. For centuries, bookends like these matching Mercator Celestial and Terrestrial Globes, dating back to the 16th century have been admired for both their practical and decorative appeal. A celestial globe represents the stars and constellation. They are mapped onto a sphere to show how they appear in the night sky from the earth. A terrestrial globe is a sphere mapping the geological formation of the earth. These bookends offer bronze mountings and french finished stands. Lend a touch of distinction to your own bookshelves in your home or office with this handsome pair.
- Bronze Mountings
- Celestial Globe
- Terrestrial Globe
- Dimensions: 14.25 x 10 x 5 in. (36 x 25 x 13 cm)