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American Imprints in Publisher's Original Paper Wrappers, Six Examples c. 1840-1850.

American Imprints in Publisher's Original Paper Wrappers, Six Examples c. 1840-1850.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
60
Sold for:
$400$325

American Imprints in Publisher's Original Paper Wrappers, Six Examples c. 1840-1850. Including: Sir Charles Lyell's A Second Visit to the United States of North America, New York: Harper, 1846, in More ...

After Sir Thomas Lawrence (British, 1769-1830)    Portrait of the British Statesman Sir Robert Peel

After Sir Thomas Lawrence (British, 1769-1830) Portrait of the British Statesman Sir Robert Peel

Auction:
3150B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 13, 2018
Lot:
310
Unsold
 

After Sir Thomas Lawrence (British, 1769-1830) Portrait of the British Statesman Sir Robert Peel. Unsigned. Steel engraving, image size 18 1/8 x 14 in. (46.1 x 35.4 cm), framed. Condition: More ...

Willis, Thomas (1621-1675) Pharmaceutice Rationalis: or an Exercitation of the Operations of Medicines in Humane Bodies.

Willis, Thomas (1621-1675) Pharmaceutice Rationalis: or an Exercitation of the Operations of Medicines in Humane Bodies.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
195
Sold for:
$3,444$2,800

Willis, Thomas (1621-1675) Pharmaceutice Rationalis: or an Exercitation of the Operations of Medicines in Humane Bodies. London: Printed for T. Dring, C. Harper, and J. Leigh, and are to be Sold at More ...

Wedgwood Solid Light Blue Jasper Portrait Plaque of Joseph Priestly

Wedgwood Solid Light Blue Jasper Portrait Plaque of Joseph Priestly

Auction:
3115B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jul 14, 2018
Lot:
246
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Wedgwood Solid Light Blue Jasper Portrait Plaque of Joseph Priestly, England, late 18th century, oval shape with white relief bust profile to the left, impressed mark, lg. 12 in.; set in an ebonized More ...

Wedgwood Black Basalt Figure of Voltaire

Wedgwood Black Basalt Figure of Voltaire

Auction:
3115B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jul 14, 2018
Lot:
274
Sold for:
$554$450

Wedgwood Black Basalt Figure of Voltaire, England, 19th century, modeled wearing a long coat and standing on a free-form base, impressed title and mark, ht. 10 3/4 in. More ...

Wedgwood Tricolor Jasper Bert Bentley Portrait Medallion

Wedgwood Tricolor Jasper Bert Bentley Portrait Medallion

Auction:
3115B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jul 14, 2018
Lot:
288
Sold for:
$677$550

Wedgwood Tricolor Jasper Bert Bentley Portrait Medallion, England, c. 1920, self-framed in black to a solid blue ground, applied portrait of Sir Joshua Reynolds in white, impressed title, BB618, and More ...

Wedgwood Solid Light Blue Jasper Portrait Medallion of Sir Isaac Newton

Wedgwood Solid Light Blue Jasper Portrait Medallion of Sir Isaac Newton

Auction:
3115B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jul 14, 2018
Lot:
423
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Wedgwood Solid Light Blue Jasper Portrait Medallion of Sir Isaac Newton, England, 19th century, oval form with applied white relief depiction, incised title and impressed mark, lg. 5 3/8 in.; set in More ...

Paget, Sir James (1814-1899) Autograph Letter Signed, 12 November 1880 to Charles Darwin (1809-1882)

Paget, Sir James (1814-1899) Autograph Letter Signed, 12 November 1880 to Charles Darwin (1809-1882)

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1058
Sold for:
$154$125

Paget, Sir James (1814-1899) Autograph Letter Signed, 12 November 1880 to Charles Darwin (1809-1882) Single laid paper sheet of Dr. Paget's Harewood Place writing paper, sending Darwin a printed More ...

Mathematics, Two Volumes: Hutton and Ramsey.

Mathematics, Two Volumes: Hutton and Ramsey.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1199
Sold for:
$123$100

Mathematics, Two Volumes: Hutton and Ramsey. Charles Hutton's Mathematical Tables, London: for G.G.J. and J. Robinson and R. Baldwin, 1785, in full later cloth; [and] Frank Plumpton Ramsey's The More ...

Pettigrew, Thomas Joseph (1791-1865) Medical Portrait Gallery.

Pettigrew, Thomas Joseph (1791-1865) Medical Portrait Gallery.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1226
Sold for:
$62$50

Pettigrew, Thomas Joseph (1791-1865) Medical Portrait Gallery. London: Fisher, Son, & Co., [no date]. Two large quarto volumes, bound in half leather, marbled paper boards, 10 1/4 x 7 in. (2) More ...

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Five Folio Quadruped Plates

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Five Folio Quadruped Plates

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1306
Sold for:
$523$425

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Five Folio Quadruped Plates [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. New York: by J.J. Audubon and V.G. Audubon, [Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen], 1845-1851. More ...

Magdeburg-style Hemisphere

Magdeburg-style Hemisphere

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
599
Sold for:
$246$200

Magdeburg-style Hemisphere, France, 19th century, turned lacquered brass hemisphere, with stopcock engraved "Chinoe(?) 8 R. Berthollet Paris," ht. 8 in. More ...

Benjamin Pike & Son Stick Barometer

Benjamin Pike & Son Stick Barometer

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
684
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Benjamin Pike & Son Stick Barometer, New York, mahogany and string-inlaid case with central tube (lacking mercury) with engraved brass dial reading "B. Pike & Son Maker/518 Broadway New York," with More ...

Pair of Wedgwood Tricolor Jasper Self-framed Portrait Medallions

Pair of Wedgwood Tricolor Jasper Self-framed Portrait Medallions

Auction:
3088T
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 02, 2018
Lot:
1416
Sold for:
$492$400

Pair of Wedgwood Tricolor Jasper Self-framed Portrait Medallions, England, 19th century, oval shapes with ribbon atop a foliate molded frame, green ground centers with applied white relief More ...

Two Wedgwood Jasperware Benjamin Franklin Portrait Plaques

Two Wedgwood Jasperware Benjamin Franklin Portrait Plaques

Auction:
3079T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 26, 2018
Lot:
1235
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Two Wedgwood Jasperware Benjamin Franklin Portrait Plaques, England, c. 1860, one featuring Franklin wearing a fur cap against a blue background, the other with Franklin against a black background, More ...

1814 "Slave Trade Abolished" Macaulay and Babington Bronze Token for Sierra Leone

1814 "Slave Trade Abolished" Macaulay and Babington Bronze Token for Sierra Leone

Auction:
3075B
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2018
Lot:
107
Sold for:
$154$125

1814 "Slave Trade Abolished" Macaulay and Babington Bronze Token for Sierra Leone, inscribed "We Are All Brethren/Slave Trade Abolished By Great Britain/1807," with similar motto in Arabic on the More ...

Map of George Anson's Voyage, 1740

Map of George Anson's Voyage, 1740

Auction:
3063T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 01, 2018
Lot:
1032
Unsold
 

Map of George Anson's Voyage, 1740, charting British Commodore George Anson's 1740-44 voyage around the world; in a folder signed "Thomas Lindsey," apparently the original owner. More ...

David Yurman Sterling Silver, 18kt Gold, and Onyx Bracelet

David Yurman Sterling Silver, 18kt Gold, and Onyx Bracelet

Auction:
3064T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 11, 2018
Lot:
1044
Sold for:
$277$225

David Yurman Sterling Silver, 18kt Gold, and Onyx Bracelet, signed, lg. 7 1/2 in. More ...

Withering, William (1741-1799) A Botanical Arrangement of all the Vegetables Naturally Growing in Great Britain

Withering, William (1741-1799) A Botanical Arrangement of all the Vegetables Naturally Growing in Great Britain

Auction:
3060T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 07, 2017
Lot:
1424
Sold for:
$135$110

Withering, William (1741-1799) A Botanical Arrangement of all the Vegetables Naturally Growing in Great Britain. Birmingham: by Swinney for Cadel et al., 1776. Volume two only of two, octavo, More ...

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) The Birds of North America, from Drawings Made in the United States and their Territories.

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) The Birds of North America, from Drawings Made in the United States and their Territories.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
152
Sold for:
$31,980$26,000

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) The Birds of North America, from Drawings Made in the United States and their Territories. New York: by J.J. Audubon [and] Philadelphia: by J.B. Chevalier, 1840-1844. More ...

Brain Science and Physiology, Eight Titles in Ten Volumes.

Brain Science and Physiology, Eight Titles in Ten Volumes.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
189
Sold for:
$246$200

Brain Science and Physiology, Eight Titles in Ten Volumes. Including: J. Hughlings Jackson's Lumleian Lectures on Convulsive Seizures, London: British Medical Association, [post-1890], with author's More ...

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) Lot of Five Related Titles.

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) Lot of Five Related Titles.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
233
Sold for:
$215$175

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) Lot of Five Related Titles. Including: Karl Pearson's The Grammar of Science, London: Adam & Charles Black, 1900, octavo, cloth; Alfred Haddon's Evolution in Art, London: More ...

Mathematics, Two Volumes: Hutton and Ramsey.

Mathematics, Two Volumes: Hutton and Ramsey.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
377
Unsold
 

Mathematics, Two Volumes: Hutton and Ramsey. Charles Hutton's Mathematical Tables, London: for G.G.J. and J. Robinson and R. Baldwin, 1785, in full later cloth; [and] Frank Plumpton Ramsey's The More ...

Medical Books, Four American Imprints, 1794-1817.

Medical Books, Four American Imprints, 1794-1817.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
380A
Sold for:
$369$300

Medical Books, Four American Imprints, 1794-1817. Including: Benjamin Rush's An Account of the Bilius Remitting Yellow Fever as it Appeared in the City of Philadelphia, in the Year 1793, More ...

Newton, Sir Isaac (1643-1727) Philosophiae Naturalis Principia.

Newton, Sir Isaac (1643-1727) Philosophiae Naturalis Principia.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
399
Sold for:
$123$100

Newton, Sir Isaac (1643-1727) Philosophiae Naturalis Principia. Cambridge: University Press, 1972. Two large quarto volumes, facsimile based on the third edition of 1726, with variant readings, More ...

Pettigrew, Thomas Joseph (1791-1865) Medical Portrait Gallery.

Pettigrew, Thomas Joseph (1791-1865) Medical Portrait Gallery.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
413
Unsold
 

Pettigrew, Thomas Joseph (1791-1865) Medical Portrait Gallery. London: Fisher, Son, & Co., [no date]. Two large quarto volumes, bound in half leather, marbled paper boards, 10 1/4 x 7 in. (2) More ...

Plutarch (45-120 AD) Thomas North (1535-1604) Trans. The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romanes, Compared together by that Grave Learn

Plutarch (45-120 AD) Thomas North (1535-1604) Trans. The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romanes, Compared together by that Grave Learn

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
422
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Plutarch (45-120 AD) Thomas North (1535-1604) Trans. The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romanes, Compared together by that Grave Learned Philosopher and Historiographer, Plutarke of Chaeronea. More ...

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Five Folio Quadruped Plates

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Five Folio Quadruped Plates

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
525
Unsold
 

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Five Folio Quadruped Plates [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. New York: by J.J. Audubon and V.G. Audubon, [Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen], 1845-1851. More ...

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Song Sparrow  , Plate 25.

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Song Sparrow , Plate 25.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
532
Sold for:
$861$700

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Song Sparrow, Plate 25. [from] The Birds of America. London: Havell, 1827-1838. Hand-colored engraving with aquatint and etching on double-elephant folio J. Whatman More ...

Dollond Pillar-type Linen Prover

Dollond Pillar-type Linen Prover

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
225
Sold for:
$861$700

Dollond Pillar-type Linen Prover, 19th century, London, small double pillar, and screw focusing instrument signed on top plate "Dollond, London," with a small image of a flower, and sliding aperture More ...