Paperblanks – Softcover Journals Flexis “Hunt-Lenox Globe”

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The Hunt Lenox Globe

Based on the New York Public Library’s collection of the hollow copper globe. A true treasure measuring 112 mm in diameter dating back to 1510. This globe is considered unique as it bears one of only two instances of any historical map with the phrase “HC SVNT DRACONES” entailing “here be dragons.”

Considered one of the oldest terrestrial globes depicting the Americas. Primarily purchased in Paris by an American Architect, Richard Hunt, in 1855. He then donated the globe to the Lenox Library. The globe is now part of the Rare Book Division at the New York Public Library as well as a feature treasure piece in the Polonsky Exhibition.

Available in all size Mini,Midi and Ultra.

About This Design

  • Original Art: The Hunt Lenox Globe
  • Era: 1510
  • Region: France

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The Hunt Lenox Globe

Based on the New York Public Library’s collection of the hollow copper globe. A true treasure measuring 112 mm in diameter dating back to 1510. This globe is considered unique as it bears one of only two instances of any historical map with the phrase “HC SVNT DRACONES” entailing “here be dragons.”

Considered one of the oldest terrestrial globes depicting the Americas. Primarily purchased in Paris by an American Architect, Richard Hunt, in 1855. He then donated the globe to the Lenox Library. The globe is now part of the Rare Book Division at the New York Public Library as well as a feature treasure piece in the Polonsky Exhibition.

Available in all size Mini,Midi and Ultra.

About This Design

  • Original Art: The Hunt Lenox Globe
  • Era: 1510
  • Region: France

Additional information

Weight 0.5 kg
Dimensions 24 × 18 × 2 cm
Paperblank Size

MINI (3¾" x 5½") Lined – No Closure – 208 pages, MIDI (5" x 7") Lined – No Closure – 176 pages, ULTRA (7" x 9") Lined – No Closure – 176 pages

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