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Lapis Polaris Magnes  , an Engraving from Jan van der Straet and Philippe Galle's Nova Reperta.

Lapis Polaris Magnes , an Engraving from Jan van der Straet and Philippe Galle's Nova Reperta.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
565
Sold for:
$492$400

Lapis Polaris Magnes, an Engraving from Jan van der Straet and Philippe Galle's Nova Reperta. [Antwerp]: Phillipe Galle, [1600?]. Single small-folio format laid paper leaf, copper-plate engraving, More ...

Two Brass Sundials

Two Brass Sundials

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
318
Sold for:
$123$100

Two Brass Sundials, 8-in. example reading "Weston London," and "Take tent O' tyme Ere tyme be tent," with compass rose and armillary sphere; a 4 3/4-in. example reading "Tyme Fades," with calibrated More ...

12-inch Diameter French Armillary Sphere

12-inch Diameter French Armillary Sphere

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
406
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

12-inch Diameter French Armillary Sphere, early 20th century, outer band with engraved paper ring printed with months, days, signs of the zodiac, four upright supports, each support printed on both More ...

Terrestrial and Celestial Globes

Terrestrial and Celestial Globes

Auction:
3049T
Auction:
20th Century Design - Aug 17, 2017
Lot:
1536
Sold for:
$221$180

Terrestrial and Celestial Globes Metal, paint Mid-20th century Yellow terrestrial globe with spin ring and a blue celestial globe with axis ring, dent on terrestrial, ht. 11, 9 in. More ...

Honter, Johannes (1498-1549) Circuli Sphaerae Cvm V. Zonis.

Honter, Johannes (1498-1549) Circuli Sphaerae Cvm V. Zonis.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1540
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Honter, Johannes (1498-1549) Circuli Sphaerae Cvm V. Zonis. Basel, [c. 1546]. Octavo, cordiform world map dated 1546, woodcut armillary sphere on title, additional woodcuts of the order of the More ...

Henry Bryant Celestial Indicator

Henry Bryant Celestial Indicator

Auction:
2890M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 29, 2016
Lot:
296
Sold for:
$8,610$7,000

Henry Bryant Celestial Indicator, Hartford, Connecticut, c. 1872, the dual indicator showing armillary and orrery models with the brass sun centering the adjustable wooden known planets, revolving More ...

19th Century Woodblock Depicting an Astronomer

19th Century Woodblock Depicting an Astronomer

Auction:
2857M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 31, 2015
Lot:
404
Sold for:
$185$150

19th Century Woodblock Depicting an Astronomer, depicting a classical Egyptian figure "shooting the stars," surrounded by armillary spheres, charts, dividers, and a repeating circle at his feet, More ...

Louis XVI Marble and Ormolu-mounted Mantel Clock

Louis XVI Marble and Ormolu-mounted Mantel Clock

Auction:
2850B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 10, 2015
Lot:
792
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Louis XVI Marble and Ormolu-mounted Mantel Clock, France, c. 1785, of tapering pyramid form, the case surmounted by an armillary sphere, and with central plaque cast with figure of Cupid and More ...

Henry Bryant Celestial Indicator

Henry Bryant Celestial Indicator

Auction:
2804M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 25, 2015
Lot:
222
Sold for:
$15,990$13,000

Henry Bryant Celestial Indicator, Hartford, Connecticut, c. 1872, the dual indicator showing armillary and orrery models with the brass sun centering the adjustable wooden known planets, revolving More ...

20th Century Armillary Sphere

20th Century Armillary Sphere

Auction:
2802T
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 21, 2015
Lot:
1162
Sold for:
$369$300

20th Century Armillary Sphere, Italy, composite model with a 2 1/4-in. terrestrial globe centered around the calibrated and adjustable equatorial and meridian rings, the large equatorial ring More ...

Clavius, Christoph (1538-1612) In Sphaeram Ioannis de Sacro Bosco Commentarius.

Clavius, Christoph (1538-1612) In Sphaeram Ioannis de Sacro Bosco Commentarius.

Auction:
2658B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jun 01, 2013
Lot:
108
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

Clavius, Christoph (1538-1612) In Sphaeram Ioannis de Sacro Bosco Commentarius. Rome: Victor Helianum, 1570. Quarto, woodcut armillary sphere on title, reused with the poles added on page More ...

World Map. Giambattista Albrizzi (1698-1777)   Mappamondo o sia Descrizione Generale Del Globo Terrestre ed Acquatico

World Map. Giambattista Albrizzi (1698-1777) Mappamondo o sia Descrizione Generale Del Globo Terrestre ed Acquatico

Auction:
2658B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jun 01, 2013
Lot:
468
Sold for:
$923$750

World Map. Giambattista Albrizzi (1698-1777) Mappamondo o sia Descrizione Generale Del Globo Terrestre ed Acquatico. Venice, 1750. Small folio double-page map, with central seam, engraved, More ...

G. Gobille Brass Armillary Sphere

G. Gobille Brass Armillary Sphere

Auction:
2623M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Dec 01, 2012
Lot:
93
Sold for:
$800$650

G. Gobille Brass Armillary Sphere, France, 19th century, engraved A Paris Chez G. Gobille, a l'Ache Royalle, calibrated and adjustable equatorial and meridian rings, the large equatorial ring More ...

Clavius, Christoph (1538-1612)   In Sphaeram Joannis de Sacro Bosco Commentarius.

Clavius, Christoph (1538-1612) In Sphaeram Joannis de Sacro Bosco Commentarius.

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
540
Sold for:
$677$550

Clavius, Christoph (1538-1612) In Sphaeram Joannis de Sacro Bosco Commentarius. Venice: Basam, 1596. Quarto, enlarged and corrected edition, large woodcut armillary sphere on title, illustrated More ...

Radinus, Thomas Todischus (1488-1527) Sideralis Abyssus

Radinus, Thomas Todischus (1488-1527) Sideralis Abyssus

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
606
Sold for:
$3,360$2,800

Radinus, Thomas Todischus (1488-1527) Sideralis Abyssus. Paris: Kees, 1514. Quarto, second edition, title page printed in red and black, illustrated with charming text woodcuts of the More ...

Celestial Globe

Celestial Globe

Auction:
2585B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2012
Lot:
100
Sold for:
$2,083$1,700

Celestial Globe, Ernst Schottr & Co., Germany, late 19th/early 20th century, lithographed paper on weighted orb, brass engraved meridian and brass time dial, on a cast iron stand, overall ht. 7 3/4, More ...

Unframed Pair of Hand-colored Hemispherical Zodiac Charts After Henricus Hondius, Four Unframed 19th Century Celestial and Globe Prints

Unframed Pair of Hand-colored Hemispherical Zodiac Charts After Henricus Hondius, Four Unframed 19th Century Celestial and Globe Prints

Auction:
2580M
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 19, 2012
Lot:
931A
Sold for:
$86$70

Unframed Pair of Hand-colored Hemispherical Zodiac Charts After Henricus Hondius, Four Unframed 19th Century Celestial and Globe Prints, and Two 20th Century Popular Maps, the prints include More ...

(Maps and Charts)

(Maps and Charts)

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
926
Sold for:
$711$600

(Maps and Charts), Pair of 10-inch Anglo-American globes on stands, c. mid-19th century, paperboard ground, applied with printed and hand-tinted maps, one terrestrial, with maker's name incomplete, More ...

Assembled Pair of 13-inch Globes on Stands by Wilson

Assembled Pair of 13-inch Globes on Stands by Wilson

Auction:
2555M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 16, 2011
Lot:
160
Unsold
 

Assembled Pair of 13-inch Globes on Stands by Wilson, Albany, New York, c. 1834-36, both with twelve gore on plaster orbs, four legged maple and poplar stands, calibrated brass Meridian rings and More ...

Brass Armillary Sphere

Brass Armillary Sphere

Auction:
2555M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 16, 2011
Lot:
163
Sold for:
$3,555$3,000

Brass Armillary Sphere, probably England, 19th century, with hour circle at the pole, calibrated and adjustable equatorial and meridian rings, the large equatorial ring inscribed with signs of the More ...

Hammett's Planisphere and Celestial Globe

Hammett's Planisphere and Celestial Globe

Auction:
2555M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 16, 2011
Lot:
167
Sold for:
$415$350

Hammett's Planisphere and Celestial Globe, heavy card 12-in. dia. revolving planisphere marked Hammett's Planisphere showing the Principal Stars Visible for Every Hour in the Year, printed More ...

Twenty-five Clock and Watch-related Books and Pamphlets

Twenty-five Clock and Watch-related Books and Pamphlets

Auction:
2555M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 16, 2011
Lot:
556
Sold for:
$735$600

Twenty-five Clock and Watch-related Books and Pamphlets, 19th and 20th century, including Baines History, Directory, and Gazetteer, of the County Palatine of Lancaster, Vols. 1 and 2, 1825; Prasteau More ...

A Pair of 20-inch Library Globes in Hepplewhite Stands by J. & W. Cary

A Pair of 20-inch Library Globes in Hepplewhite Stands by J. & W. Cary

Auction:
2527M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 20, 2010
Lot:
300
Sold for:
$77,025$65,000

A Pair of 20-inch Library Globes in Hepplewhite Stands by J. & W. Cary, London, circa 1815, the terrestrial and celestial globes with turned and inlaid mahogany stands, brass calibrated meridian More ...

Pair of 12-inch Regency Library Globes by Newton

Pair of 12-inch Regency Library Globes by Newton

Auction:
2502
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 01, 2010
Lot:
503
Sold for:
$11,850$10,000

Pair of 12-inch Regency Library Globes by Newton, the terrestrial with circular cartouche (part of text missing) Newton's New and Improved Terrestrial Globe, On Which the Most Recent Discoveries Are More ...

Pair of American Terrestrial and Celestial 3-inch Table Globes

Pair of American Terrestrial and Celestial 3-inch Table Globes

Auction:
2483
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2009
Lot:
598
Sold for:
$5,925$5,000

Pair of American Terrestrial and Celestial 3-inch Table Globes, Wilson's & Co., Albany, New York, c. 1845, each on a stand with turned supports, on ball feet, ht. 5 1/8 in., (celestial globe cracked More ...

Magnificent Pair of 18-inch Newton Library Globes

Magnificent Pair of 18-inch Newton Library Globes

Auction:
2447
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 25, 2009
Lot:
325
Sold for:
$74,063$62,500

Magnificent Pair of 18-inch Newton Library Globes, the terrestrial with cartouche Newton's New & Improved Terrestrial Globe, Accurately Delineated From the Observations of the Most Esteemed More ...

12-inch Celestial Table Globe by Thomas Harris & Son

12-inch Celestial Table Globe by Thomas Harris & Son

Auction:
2447
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 25, 2009
Lot:
335
Unsold
 

12-inch Celestial Table Globe by Thomas Harris & Son, retailed by J. Lynch & Son, Dublin, the twelve engraved and hand-colored gores laid on a wooden sphere with cartouche reading A New Celestial More ...

Pair of 12-inch Regency Library Globes by Newton

Pair of 12-inch Regency Library Globes by Newton

Auction:
2447
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 25, 2009
Lot:
336
Unsold
 

Pair of 12-inch Regency Library Globes by Newton, the terrestrial with circular cartouche (part of text missing) Newton's New and Improved Terrestrial Globe, On Which the Most Recent Discoveries Are More ...

Pair of 3-inch Table Globes by Newton

Pair of 3-inch Table Globes by Newton

Auction:
2447
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 25, 2009
Lot:
337
Sold for:
$4,148$3,500

Pair of 3-inch Table Globes by Newton, the terrestrial with cartouche Newton's (New) & Improved Terrestrial Globe, Published by Newton & Son, 66 Chancery Lane, London, made up of twelve gores on a More ...

Two Framed Prints of Scientific Instruments

Two Framed Prints of Scientific Instruments

Auction:
2447
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 25, 2009
Lot:
338
Unsold
 

Two Framed Prints of Scientific Instruments, the first of an Azimuth quadrant with blue yellow and salmon colors and titled Qvadrans Volubilis Azimuthalis and the last of an armillary sphere in blue More ...