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Four Publications on Astronomical Clocks

Auction:
2502
Lot:
386
Sold for:
$830$700

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 01, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Four Publications on Astronomical Clocks, including Maurice Mayre, the Clockwork Universe, Henry C. King, Geared to the Stars: The Evolution of Planetariums, Orreries and Astronomical Clocks, Joseph Needham, Lu Gwei-Djen, et al, The Hall of Heavenly Records: Korean Astronomical Instruments and Clocks, 1380-1780 and a paper by Silvio A. Bedini, The Borghesi Astronomical Clock, from the United States National Museum Bulletin, No. 240.
Estimate $200-400

Keywords

Maurice Mayre, Henry C. King, Joseph Needham, The Hall of Heavenly Records, Silvio A. Bedini, United States National Museum Bulletin, Astronomical clock, Clocks, Clockwork, Horology, Planetarium