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  • Rare Bronze Art-Nouveau Porter Garden Telescope

    Lot: 396
    Sold for: $21,150$18,000

    Rare Bronze Art-Nouveau Porter Garden Telescope, No. 53, the 6-inch dia. mirror in heart of bronze lotus leaves, with declination circle on the underside callibrated by individual degrees 60-0-70, ...

  • Rare Vertical Lunatellus by Davis

    Lot: 409
    Sold for: $4,700$4,000

    Rare Vertical Lunatellus by Davis, Pittsburg, with 5-inch J. Davis Improved Globe (1869) made up of twelve colored gores and two polar calottes on metal sphere, rotating with metal moon ball on ...

  • Musical Snuff Box in Tinplate Case Illustrating the Letter "A"

    Lot: 576
    Sold for: $705$600

    Musical Snuff Box in Tinplate Case Illustrating the Letter "A", No. 8497, the bedplate stamped VMG, playing two airs on sectional-comb (teeth in groups of four), in green painted tinplate case with ...

  • (Astronomy, Early), Piccolomini, Alessandro (1508-1578)

    Lot: 142
    Sold for: $1,645$1,400

    (Astronomy, Early), Piccolomini, Alessandro (1508-1578), De La Sfera Del Mondo, Venice: Giouanantonio, e Domenico fratelli de it Volpini, Al Segno del Pozzo, 1540, first edition, two parts in one, ...

  • (Astronomy, Early)

    Lot: 143
    Sold for: $2,115$1,800

    (Astronomy, Early), Valerius, Cornelius (1512-1578), De Sphaera, et Primis Astromoniae Rudimentis Libellus Utilissimus, Antwerp: Christophori Plantini, 1561, old vellum, illustrated with twelve ...

  • (Astronomy, Early)

    Lot: 144
    Sold for: $881$750

    (Astronomy, Early), Gassendi, Pierre (1592-1655), Institutio Astronomica, Juxta Hypotheses Tam Veterum quam Recentiorum. Cui Accesserunt Galilei Galilei Nuntius Sidereus et Johannis Kepleri ...

  • (Astronomy, Elementary)

    Lot: 145
    Sold for: $88$75

    (Astronomy, Elementary), Smith, Asa, Smith's Illustrated Astronomy, designed for the Use of the Public or Common Schools in the United States, New York: Cady & Burgess, 1852, black and white plates, ...

  • Important Brass Surveyor's Compass by David Rittenhouse

    Lot: 94
    Sold for: $19,975$17,000

    Important Brass Surveyor's Compass by David Rittenhouse, with 5 1/4-inch silvered dial signed in riband around central rosette David Rittenhouse, Philad.*, eight-point rose with hatched and ...

  • Four Titles

    Lot: 233
    Unsold  

    Four Titles, Joseph Ray, (1869), The Elements of Astronomy for Colleges, Schools, and Private Students; John Tyndall, (1869), second edition, Sound: a Course of Eight Lectures Delivered at the Royal ...

  • Ten Titles on Astronomy

    Lot: 234
    Unsold  

    Ten Titles on Astronomy, Sir James Jeans, (1929), The Universe Around Us; Garrett P. Serviss, (1908), Astronomy with an Opera-Glass; Albert G. Ingalls (ed.), (1935), Amateur Telescope Making, parts ...

  • Musical Snuff Box in Tinplate Case Illustrating the Letter "A"

    Lot: 545
    Unsold  

    Musical Snuff Box in Tinplate Case Illustrating the Letter "A", No. 8497, the bedplate stamped VMG, playing two airs on sectional-comb (teeth in groups of four), in green painted tinplate case with ...

  • Lot of 19th Century Bookplates

    Lot: 367
    Sold for: $82$70

    Lot of 19th Century Bookplates, with a partial book, including trains, architecture, naval, anatomy, chemistry, astronomy, heraldry, optics, etc. ...

  • Twenty Titles

    Lot: 669
    Sold for: $1,175$1,000

    Twenty Titles, including Smith, James Panorama of Science & Art, Vol. I, Liverpool: 1815; Willis, Robert Principles of Mechanism, London: 1841; Desaguliers, J.T.D. A Course of Experimental ...

  • French Educational

    Lot: 501
    Sold for: $411$350

    French Educational, group of three sets of early 19th century educational cards: first, Mythologie consisting of 48 cards each an engraved plate with an illustration of a mythological character and ...

  • Miscellaneous Games, Fortune Telling and Educational

    Lot: 572
    Sold for: $940$800

    Miscellaneous Games, Fortune Telling and Educational, including two sets of Persian lacquered paper decks, French cased set of "Domino Chinois", an Austrian polyglot educational game with colored ...

  • Lot of Literature

    Lot: 1402
    Sold for: $294$250

    Lot of Literature, including standard works and other titles on astronomy, medicine, microscopy, etc. ...

  • Rare 3 1/2-inch Reflecting Telescope by Thomas Morton

    Lot: 1458
    Sold for: $7,050$6,000

    Rare 3 1/2-inch Reflecting Telescope by Thomas Morton, Scotland, engraved on the back plate Thos Morton, Kilmarnock, with 15 1/2-inch oxidized brass body tube, lens cap, eyepiece, speculum mirror ...

  • Six Framed Images of Astronomy

    Lot: 1576
    Sold for: $147$125

    Six Framed Images of Astronomy, three 18th Century engraved book plates of globes and armillary spheres, two colored prints of the Solar System, and a gilt-embossed leather cover with image of a ...

  • (Celestial)

    Lot: 272
    Sold for: $940$800

    (Celestial), Two titles, Bradford, Duncan, The Wonders of the Heavens, A Popular View of Astronomy, Boston: American Stationers, 1837, half calf, with plates, some colored and folding, 4to, (binding ...

  • Rare Surveying Compass by Daniel King

    Lot: 449
    Sold for: $3,408$2,900

    Rare Surveying Compass by Daniel King, Salem, with 5 1/2-inch compass card indistinctly marked Made and Sold by Daniel King in Salem, New England, divided 0-90 in four quadrants, with fleur-de-lis ...

  • Group of Ten Mostly 19th Century Literature Titles

    Lot: 281C
    Sold for: $118$100

    Group of Ten Mostly 19th Century Literature Titles, including The Lay of the Last Minstrel, 1872, (with Tartan-ware binding); Emerson's Essays, first series, no date; Navigation and Nautical ...

  • Framed Ezra Stevens Astronomy and Related Science Lecture Broadside

    Lot: 662A
    Sold for: $470$400

    Framed Ezra Stevens Astronomy and Related Science Lecture Broadside, at Walter Poudington, ...

  • Two Titles related to Astronomy

    Lot: 1125
    Sold for: $206$175

    Two Titles related to Astronomy, Ferguson, James, Astronomy, Edinburgh, 1821, two text volumes and one volume of plates, morocco; Proctor, The Sun, London, 1871, half ...

  • Lot of Science Related Titles

    Lot: 38
    Sold for: $118$100

    Lot of Science Related Titles, including Fraser's Young Gentleman and Lady's Assistant, New York, 1796, 8vo, Wilkin's Elements of Astronomy, Boston, 1841; four books on Practical ...

  • (Astrolabes), Six Titles

    Lot: 228
    Sold for: $235$200

    (Astrolabes), Six Titles, Gunther, Chaucer on the Astrolabe, Oxford, 1931, wraps, Poulle, Jean Fusoris, Un Constructeur D'Instruments Astronomique au Xve Siecle, Paris, 1963, wraps; Biot, Etudes ...

  • Vince, Samuel Reverend

    Lot: 353
    Sold for: $118$100

    Vince, Samuel Reverend, A Treatise on Practical Astronomy, Cambridge,1790, 4to, half calf, with eight folding ...

  • Approximately 110 Volumes on Astronomy.

    Lot: 355
    Sold for: $940$800

    Approximately 110 Volumes on ...