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Auction 2133

April 13, 2002 10:00AM

04-13-2002 04-13-2002

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Combination Globe and Planetarium

Combination Globe and Planetarium

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$14,100$12,000

Combination Globe and Planetarium, Spain, second half 19th century, the 10-inch globe with twelve printed colored gores, giving national borders, currents, and other features, the interior with More ...

18-Inch Columbus Terrestrial Globe

18-Inch Columbus Terrestrial Globe

Lot:
2
Unsold
 

18-Inch Columbus Terrestrial Globe, Germany, dated 1940, with colored gores, national boundaries, physical features, transport routes, and ocean currents, in half meridian ring, on black painted More ...

18-Inch Terrestrial Globe by W. & A.K. Johnston

18-Inch Terrestrial Globe by W. & A.K. Johnston

Lot:
3
Unsold
 

18-Inch Terrestrial Globe by W. & A.K. Johnston, Edinburgh, 1920s, for Webber-Costello Co., Chicago, with colored gores showing national boundaries, major transport routes and currents, in cast More ...

12-inch Table Globe

12-inch Table Globe

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$323$275

12-inch Table Globe, c. 1900, signed "Stenders Skoleglobe gemnemset af Skoleinspektor P. Lauridsen," with colored gores, brass meridian arc, and turned mahogany stand, ht. 24 1/2 More ...

13-Inch Globus Coelestis Novus

13-Inch Globus Coelestis Novus

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$7,050$6,000

13-Inch Globus Coelestis Novus (New Celestial Globe) by Johan Doppelmayer, Nuremberg, 1730/1728, with two sets of twelve printed gores, the constellations represented as animals, humans, and objects More ...

Demonstration Armillary

Demonstration Armillary

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$764$650

Demonstration Armillary, England, c. 1825, with brass sphere, string-pull ferrule, two moving and one fixed ring, on turned rosewood stand with paper label on bottom, ht. 7 1/2 More ...

Compass from a Library Globe

Compass from a Library Globe

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$529$450

Compass from a Library Globe, England, probably early 19th century, with paper compass rose, retailer's label of W. Hamlin, Providence, Rhode Island, blue-steel needle, and mahogany case, dia. 5 More ...

Trippensee Planetarium

Trippensee Planetarium

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$1,293$1,100

Trippensee Planetarium, Detroit, c. 1920, with brass sun, Earth with colored gores and geared Moon, on brass base with calendar, season and Zodiac circle, lg. 20 in., in possibly original storage More ...

English Hand-Colored Celestial Map

English Hand-Colored Celestial Map

Lot:
9
Unsold
 

English Hand-Colored Celestial Map, late 18th century, Stellarum Fixarum Hemisphaerium, printed by Bowles and Sayer, double folio, later coloring, 28 x 25 in, framed and More ...

Italian Hand-Colored Map of the Solar System

Italian Hand-Colored Map of the Solar System

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$499$425

Italian Hand-Colored Map of the Solar System, 18th century, Rappresentazione del Sistema Solare, Mattio Gio: Conte del S.R.I; double folio, with outline coloration and colored cartouches, 28 x 23 More ...

Approximately Twenty Books on Maps

Approximately Twenty Books on Maps

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$411$350

Approximately Twenty Books on Maps, including History of Portuguese Cartography by Cortesao, Vols. I-II, History of Cartography, Vol. II, by Harley and Woodward, and four folios of More ...

King, Henry C.

King, Henry C.

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$441$375

King, Henry C., Geared to the Stars; The Evolution of Planetariums, Orreries and Astronomical Clocks, Toronto University Press, 1978, 4to, cloth with More ...

Harris, Joseph (1702-1764)

Harris, Joseph (1702-1764)

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$323$275

Harris, Joseph (1702-1764), The Description and Use of the Globes and the Orrery..., London, 1745, 8vo, More ...

Barograph

Barograph

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$206$175

Barograph, France, early 20th century, with clockwork drum, lacquered-brass mechanism, and LM and anchor trademark, in mahogany case with glazed front, wd. 8 More ...

Altitude Aneroid Barometer by Stanley

Altitude Aneroid Barometer by Stanley

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$294$250

Altitude Aneroid Barometer by Stanley, London, No. 7.745, with 4 1/2-inch dial, altitude scale of 0-20,000 feet and magnifier, in circular brass case; and a cased set of drawing instruments dated More ...

Weather Guide Forecaster

Weather Guide Forecaster

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$118$100

Weather Guide Forecaster, c. 1950, by Irving Krick, with thirteen views of clouds and instructions for forecasting, ht. 11 More ...

Pocket Barometer by Short & Mason

Pocket Barometer by Short & Mason

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$147$125

Pocket Barometer by Short & Mason, London, with silvered dial and circular case, dia. 2 3/4 More ...

Mahogany Traveling Barometer by Putois Rochette

Mahogany Traveling Barometer by Putois Rochette

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$1,998$1,700

Mahogany Traveling Barometer by Putois Rochette, France, late 18th century, signed "quai de l'Horloge a Paris," with silvered scales, sliding vernier, and forecast plate dated "22 More ...

Storm King Stick Barometer by E.C. Spooner

Storm King Stick Barometer by E.C. Spooner

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$646$550

Storm King Stick Barometer by E.C. Spooner, Boston, with silvered scale, thermometer, sliding cursor, and mahogany stick and cover, ht. 41 More ...

Fortin-Pattern Barometer

Fortin-Pattern Barometer

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$235$200

Fortin-Pattern Barometer, by Precision Thermometer & Instrument Co., Philadelphia, No. 7162, with oxidized-brass body, silvered scales and vernier, on mahogany base with milk glass reflectors, ht. More ...

Brass Ship's Barometer

Brass Ship's Barometer

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$764$650

Brass Ship's Barometer, by C.H. Chadburn, Liverpool, mid-19th century, the brass body tube with glazed top containing vernier and thermometer in center, gimbal-mounted, ht. 36 More ...

Continental Silver-Mounted Coconut Shell Covered Cup

Continental Silver-Mounted Coconut Shell Covered Cup

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$411$350

Continental Silver-Mounted Coconut Shell Covered Cup, early 19th century, bell-form top, the body decorated with oval reserves of scientific instruments (an armillary sphere, a mariner's More ...

Continental Glazed Porcelain Portrait Rondel of Tycho Brahe

Continental Glazed Porcelain Portrait Rondel of Tycho Brahe

Lot:
24
Unsold
 

Continental Glazed Porcelain Portrait Rondel of Tycho Brahe, 19th century, the figure shown in contemporary dress, on a circular wooden frame, dia. 1 1/2 More ...

Rees, Abraham

Rees, Abraham

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$646$550

Rees, Abraham, The Cyclopaedia; or the Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences and Literature, early 19th century, twenty-two volumes and two additional, plate volumes only, 4to, quarter calf, More ...

Michel, Henri

Michel, Henri

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$147$125

Michel, Henri, Scientific Instruments in Art and History, New York, 1966, 4to, with dust wrapper; together with a Museum Catalog, Il Museo Di Storia Della Scienze a Firenze, Milano, 1968, pictorial More ...

Two Titles Relating to Scientific Instruments

Two Titles Relating to Scientific Instruments

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$264$225

Two Titles Relating to Scientific Instruments, Morton & Wess, Publix & Private Science, The King George III Collection, Oxford, 1993, 4to, brown cloth with slip-case; Anthony Turner's Early More ...