Skinner

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Auction 2133

April 13, 2002 10:00AM

04-13-2002 04-13-2002

Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA

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Four Instrument Exhibition Catalogs

Four Instrument Exhibition Catalogs

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$441$375

Four Instrument Exhibition Catalogs, South Kensington Museum, 1876, Scientific Apparatus; Science Museum, H.M. King George III Collection, 1951; University of Cambridge, 1944; Historic Scientific More ...

Wynter, Harriet and Anthony Turner

Wynter, Harriet and Anthony Turner

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$176$150

Wynter, Harriet and Anthony Turner, Scientific Instruments, London, 1975, 4to, cloth with dust More ...

Group of Titles Relating to Scientific Instruments

Group of Titles Relating to Scientific Instruments

Lot:
30
Sold for:
$1,175$1,000

Group of Titles Relating to Scientific Instruments, approximately fifty, including the catalogue of the British Museum collection, Nineteenth Century Scientific Instruments by Turner, and Engraved More ...

Group of Titles Relating to the History of Science

Group of Titles Relating to the History of Science

Lot:
31
Sold for:
$323$275

Group of Titles Relating to the History of Science, including four volumes of Gunther's early science series and approximately fifty More ...

Group of Titles Relating to the History of Science

Group of Titles Relating to the History of Science

Lot:
32
Sold for:
$235$200

Group of Titles Relating to the History of Science, approximately sixty, including two Taylor first editions, Art, Science and History in the Renaissance by Singleton and a facsimile of the 1688 More ...

Three Sets of Books

Three Sets of Books

Lot:
33
Sold for:
$294$250

Three Sets of Books, History of Magic and Experimental Science by Thorndike, Vols. I-VIII; Introduction to the History of Science by Sarton, reprint, Vols. I-V; and World of Mathematics by More ...

(Tycho Brahe)

(Tycho Brahe)

Lot:
34
Sold for:
$118$100

(Tycho Brahe), Description of His Instruments and Scientific Work..., Copenhagen, 1946, translated by Stromgren, 8vo, More ...

(Tycho Brahe)

(Tycho Brahe)

Lot:
35
Sold for:
$176$150

(Tycho Brahe), Description of His Instruments and Scientific Work..., Copenhagen, 1946, translated by Stromgren, 8vo, More ...

Frades, Don Luis

Frades, Don Luis

Lot:
36
Sold for:
$35$30

Frades, Don Luis, Atlas de Fisica Elemental Valladolid, 1885, 8vo, More ...

Group Of Scientific Instrument Society Journals.

Group Of Scientific Instrument Society Journals.

Lot:
37
Sold for:
$235$200

Group of Scientific Instrument Society More ...

Lot of Science Related Titles

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 More ...

Singer, Charles, E.J. Holmyard, and A.R. Hakk

Singer, Charles, E.J. Holmyard, and A.R. Hakk

Lot:
39
Sold for:
$71$60

Singer, Charles, E.J. Holmyard, and A.R. Hakk, A History of Technology, Oxford University Press, 1954, five volumes, 8vo, blue More ...

Collection of Six Framed Articles Related to Observation

Collection of Six Framed Articles Related to Observation

Lot:
41
Sold for:
$353$300

Collection of Six Framed Articles Related to Observation, various periods, comprising a 16th century Northern Hemisphere volvelle by Peter Apian; a framed book illustration depicting a man with a More ...

Approximately 280 Auction Catalogs

Approximately 280 Auction Catalogs

Lot:
43
Sold for:
$1,410$1,200

Approximately 280 Auction Catalogs, 1970s to the present More ...

Approximately 250 Dealer's Catalogs

Approximately 250 Dealer's Catalogs

Lot:
44
Sold for:
$441$375

Approximately 250 Dealer's Catalogs, for scientific instruments, scientific books, maps, and other More ...

Demonstration Hydraulic Press

Demonstration Hydraulic Press

Lot:
45
Sold for:
$764$650

Demonstration Hydraulic Press, America, c. 1850, signed Robert C. Clarke, Allegheny City, with lacquered-brass baluster-turned pillars, reservoir, valve, and handle, ht. 16 in.Provenance: A More ...

Double-Rack Vacuum Pump by James Green

Double-Rack Vacuum Pump by James Green

Lot:
46
Sold for:
$1,175$1,000

Double-Rack Vacuum Pump by James Green, Baltimore, early 19th century, with mahogany base, brass fittings, vacuum plate, double handle and brass maker's plaque, with bell jar, (brass More ...

7-Inch Induction Coil by Griffin & George

7-Inch Induction Coil by Griffin & George

Lot:
47
Sold for:
$411$350

7-Inch Induction Coil by Griffin & George, England, mid-20th century, with ebonite covering and twin rod conductors, on mahogany base, wd. 12 More ...

Scratch-Built Bench Glavanometer

Scratch-Built Bench Glavanometer

Lot:
48
Sold for:
$176$150

Scratch-Built Bench Glavanometer, with coil and four contacts on wood base with glass dome, ht. 9 More ...

Three Geissler Tubes

Three Geissler Tubes

Lot:
49
Sold for:
$82$70

Three Geissler Tubes, two liquid-filled and one spiral, lg. 5 1/2-7 More ...

Inclined Plane Demonstrator

Inclined Plane Demonstrator

Lot:
50
Sold for:
$206$175

Inclined Plane Demonstrator, c. 1900, with cherrywood body, adjustable plane, brass arc notched for 0-18o, "car," pulley and set of twelve hooked weights by Steflitschek, Vienna, lg. 19 More ...

Collection of Natural History Specimens

Collection of Natural History Specimens

Lot:
51
Sold for:
$59$50

Collection of Natural History Specimens, including shells and More ...

Pharmacist's Swing Door

Pharmacist's Swing Door

Lot:
52
Sold for:
$294$250

Pharmacist's Swing Door, with central clear diamond glass medallion, centered Rx in amber glass, and pale amber textured glass surround, over mahogany panel with shaped top, ht. 59 More ...

Pharmacist's Swing Door

Pharmacist's Swing Door

Lot:
53
Sold for:
$264$225

Pharmacist's Swing Door, with conforming leaded glass panel, caramel colored slag glass borders, central rectangular clear glass medallion and Rx in amber, over mahogany panel with pediment top, More ...

Group of Pharmaceutical Glass and Ceramics

Group of Pharmaceutical Glass and Ceramics

Lot:
54
Sold for:
$411$350

Group of Pharmaceutical Glass and Ceramics, mostly Europe, including eight glass jars with tin lids, some with transfer labels, six white ceramic jars and other More ...

Pressed Glass Leech Jar

Pressed Glass Leech Jar

Lot:
55
Sold for:
$118$100

Pressed Glass Leech Jar, ht. 5 1/2 More ...

Four Pieces of Scientific Glassware

Four Pieces of Scientific Glassware

Lot:
56
Sold for:
$147$125

Four Pieces of Scientific Glassware, comprising a bell jar, a dome, and two blown pharmacy jars with More ...

Lot of Medical Glass

Lot of Medical Glass

Lot:
57
Sold for:
$59$50

Lot of Medical Glass, comprising six cupping glasses and two inverted drug More ...

Pair of Cobalt Blue Pharmacist's Jars

Pair of Cobalt Blue Pharmacist's Jars

Lot:
58
Sold for:
$470$400

Pair of Cobalt Blue Pharmacist's Jars, with lids, ht. 13 More ...

Eleven Clear Drug Rounds

Eleven Clear Drug Rounds

Lot:
59
Sold for:
$176$150

Eleven Clear Drug Rounds, each with white and gilt labels and stoppers, ht. 6 1/2 More ...