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Texte du rabat Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 115. Chapters: Baltimore County, Maryland, Newaygo County, Michigan, Madison County, Nort... Lire la suite
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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 115. Chapters: Baltimore County, Maryland, Newaygo County, Michigan, Madison County, North Carolina, Lane County, Oregon, Pacific County, Washington, America's Cup, Grand Traverse County, Michigan, Stone County, Missouri, Franklin County, Iowa, Clay County, Iowa, Sebastian County, Arkansas, Oconto County, Wisconsin, La Crosse County, Wisconsin, Worth County, Iowa, Cherokee County, Iowa, Butler County, Iowa, Bremer County, Iowa, Shelby County, Iowa, Pleasants County, West Virginia, Craig County, Virginia, Waushara County, Wisconsin, Hardin County, Iowa, Chickasaw County, Iowa, Waupaca County, Wisconsin, Mitchell County, Iowa, Dent County, Missouri, Door County, Wisconsin, Adair County, Iowa, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, Kossuth County, Iowa, Monona County, Iowa, Bollinger County, Missouri, Cass County, Iowa, Plymouth County, Iowa, Howard County, Iowa, Floyd County, Iowa, Mills County, Iowa, Lubbock County, Texas, Webster County, Iowa, Pocahontas County, Iowa, Upshur County, West Virginia, Wright County, Iowa, O'Brien County, Iowa, Hancock County, Iowa, Emmet County, Iowa, Greene County, Iowa, Whitfield County, Georgia, Carroll County, Iowa, Noble County, Ohio, Woodbury County, Iowa, Spalding County, Georgia, Fulton County, Pennsylvania, Lyon County, Iowa, Sac County, Iowa, Ida County, Iowa, Sioux County, Iowa, Buena Vista County, Iowa, Audubon County, Iowa, Grundy County, Iowa, Freestone County, Texas, Polk County, Georgia, Harrison County, Iowa, Guthrie County, Iowa, Wyld's Great Globe, Hillsboro School District, Moscow - Saint Petersburg Railway, United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas, Wandsworth, Leverett Street Jail, Fort Yuma, David MacBrayne Ltd, AG Vulcan Stettin, Coal-tax post, A La Vieille Russie, Luitingh-Sijthoff, Blue Boar Club, Corpo de Bombeiros de Macau, Ochagavia Wines, Geelong Botanic Gardens, Hendon Brewery, Bachmann's Brewery, Umpqua County, Oregon, Kinsley & Darling Druggists, Chertsey Regatta, Boston Young Men's Christian Association, Congregation of the Sisters of Divine Providence, Disney Professor of Archaeology, Government Museum, Norwegian Booksellers Association, Court of Appeal in Chancery, Södra Teatern, Bancroft County, Iowa, Mount Diablo Meridian, Société d'Émulation de Montbéliard. Excerpt: Wyld's Great Globe (also known as Wyld's Globe or Wyld's Monster Globe) was an attraction situated in London's Leicester Square between 1851 and 1862, constructed by James Wyld (1812-1887), a distinguished mapmaker and former Member of Parliament for Bodmin. At the centre of a purpose-built hall was a giant globe, 60 feet 4 inches (18.39 m) in diameter. The globe was hollow and contained a staircase and elevated platforms which members of the public could climb in order to view the surface of the earth on its interior surface, which was modelled in plaster of Paris, complete with mountain ranges and rivers all to scale. Punch described the attraction as "a geographical globule which the mind can take in at one swallow." In the surrounding galleries were displays of Wyld's maps, globes and surveying equipment. Wyld originally proposed that the globe should be constructed at the Great Exhibition, but its size and Wyld's desire to run it as a promotional venture precluded it from being featured inside the Crystal Palace, so Wyld negotiated with the owners of the gardens of Leicester Square, and after much wr...

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Titre: 1851 establishments
Sous-titre: Baltimore County, Maryland, Newaygo County, Michigan, Madison County, North Carolina, Lane County, Oregon, Pacific County, Washington, America's Cup, Grand Traverse County, Michigan, Stone County, Missouri, Franklin County, Iowa
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Code EAN: 9781156150115
ISBN: 1156150116
Format: Couverture cartonnée
nombre de pages: 116
Poids: 327g
Taille: H246mm x B189mm x T6mm
Année: 2011