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Chittenden, Hiram Martin (1858-1917) History of Early Steamboat Navigation on the Missouri River, Life and Adventures of Joseph La Barg

Chittenden, Hiram Martin (1858-1917) History of Early Steamboat Navigation on the Missouri River, Life and Adventures of Joseph La Barg

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
106
Sold for:
$154$125

Chittenden, Hiram Martin (1858-1917) History of Early Steamboat Navigation on the Missouri River, Life and Adventures of Joseph La Barge. New York: Francis P. Harper, 1903. Limited edition, one of More ...

Navigational and Mathematical Note- and Sketchbook, Newbury, Massachusetts, c. 1830.

Navigational and Mathematical Note- and Sketchbook, Newbury, Massachusetts, c. 1830.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
197
Sold for:
$677$550

Navigational and Mathematical Note- and Sketchbook, Newbury, Massachusetts, c. 1830. Folio-format wove paper leaves inscribed with mathematical and navigational calculations written by Joseph Lunt More ...

Navigational Notebook with Hand-drawn Maps and Ship Illustrations, Salem, New Jersey, 1823.

Navigational Notebook with Hand-drawn Maps and Ship Illustrations, Salem, New Jersey, 1823.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
198
Sold for:
$984$800

Navigational Notebook with Hand-drawn Maps and Ship Illustrations, Salem, New Jersey, 1823. Quarto-format manuscript on paper executed by Captain George T. Boon (1805-1849), later a New Jersey More ...

Verne, Jules (1828-1905) Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Seas.

Verne, Jules (1828-1905) Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Seas.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
276
Sold for:
$338$275

Verne, Jules (1828-1905) Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Seas. Boston: Geo. M. Smith & Co., 1873. Second American edition, second issue, without "the end" on page 303, octavo, bound in green More ...

Geo. W. Eldridge's Chart -G- Penobscot Bay to Machias.

Geo. W. Eldridge's Chart -G- Penobscot Bay to Machias.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
340
Sold for:
$431$350

Geo. W. Eldridge's Chart -G- Penobscot Bay to Machias. Boston: Eldridge, 1901. Large engraved chart, on original linen mount with publisher's notices pasted on verso, bells, buoys, and lighthouses More ...

Fitz Henry Lane (Massachusetts, 1804-1865)      Pair of Pendant Portraits of a Pilot Boat Alongside a Large Frigate

Fitz Henry Lane (Massachusetts, 1804-1865) Pair of Pendant Portraits of a Pilot Boat Alongside a Large Frigate

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
Lot:
260
Sold for:
$147,000$120,000

Fitz Henry Lane (Massachusetts, 1804-1865) Pair of Pendant Portraits of a Pilot Boat Alongside a Large Frigate Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 14 x 17 in., in molded giltwood frames. Condition: More ...

Hamilton 16 Size "Dummy" Navigation Watch Movement and Others

Hamilton 16 Size "Dummy" Navigation Watch Movement and Others

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
53
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Hamilton 16 Size "Dummy" Navigation Watch Movement and Others, factory tin case reads "Dummy 16-S M 23 Navigation P21813/no dial or case"; a plate with tag reading "16 size 992B manganese pillar More ...

Joseph Somalvico & Co. 10-inch Ebony Octant

Joseph Somalvico & Co. 10-inch Ebony Octant

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
284
Sold for:
$308$250

Joseph Somalvico & Co. 10-inch Ebony Octant, London, 19th century, ebony frame brass index arm, horizon mirror, sunshades and eyepiece, cross bar plaque reading "Josh. Somalvico & Co. Opticians More ...

H. Duren 10-inch Ebony Octant

H. Duren 10-inch Ebony Octant

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
285
Sold for:
$400$325

H. Duren 10-inch Ebony Octant, New York, 19th century, with brass index arm, bone scale and vernier read-out, pinnula, horizon mirror and sunshades, central plaque reading "J I M Ray More ...

H. Hughes 9-inch Ebony and Brass Octant

H. Hughes 9-inch Ebony and Brass Octant

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
286
Sold for:
$461$375

H. Hughes 9-inch Ebony and Brass Octant, 19th century, brass index arm, scale reading 0-100, horizon mirror, and pinnula, all housed in a fitted mahogany case with label reading "H. Highes Optical, More ...

Unusual Janet Taylor & Co. Ship's Binnacle

Unusual Janet Taylor & Co. Ship's Binnacle

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
287
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Unusual Janet Taylor & Co. Ship's Binnacle, London, 19th century, hexagonal pyramid-shaped brass and glass cover enclosing the painted dry card compass with fleur-de-lis representing north and More ...

Eight American Bank Note Co. Specimen Railroad Stock Certificates

Eight American Bank Note Co. Specimen Railroad Stock Certificates

Auction:
3122T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 22, 2018
Lot:
1465
Sold for:
$209$170

Eight American Bank Note Co. Specimen Railroad Stock Certificates, for "The New England Navigation Company," "New Haven and Northampton Company," "Danbury and Norwalk Railroad Co.," "The New York, More ...

Four Navigational Instruments

Four Navigational Instruments

Auction:
3123T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 22, 2018
Lot:
1069
Sold for:
$338$275

Four Navigational Instruments, Stanley brass-cased pocket sextant; compendium pocket barometer, thermometer, and compass, housed in a two-tier leather case; 9-in. parallel rule; and a mahogany-cased More ...

Thomas Buttersworth Jr. (English, 1797-1842)      An Armed Customs Cutter Pursuing a Smuggling Lugger off the Eddystone Lighthouse

Thomas Buttersworth Jr. (English, 1797-1842) An Armed Customs Cutter Pursuing a Smuggling Lugger off the Eddystone Lighthouse

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2018
Lot:
849
Unsold
 

Thomas Buttersworth Jr. (English, 1797-1842) An Armed Customs Cutter Pursuing a Smuggling Lugger off the Eddystone Lighthouse Signed "T. Buttersworth" l.r. Oil on canvas, 18 x 24 in., in a More ...

Five Miniature Paint-decorated Canoes

Five Miniature Paint-decorated Canoes

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2018
Lot:
180
Sold for:
$584$475

Five Miniature Paint-decorated Canoes, late 19th/20th century, four carved canoes with painted hulls and a birch bark canoe with white-painted hull, lg. to 15 1/2 in. The Collection of Gail & Don More ...

Freire de Andrade, Jacinto (1597-1657) The Life of Dom John de Castro, the Fourth Vice-Roy of India.

Freire de Andrade, Jacinto (1597-1657) The Life of Dom John de Castro, the Fourth Vice-Roy of India.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
69
Unsold
 

Freire de Andrade, Jacinto (1597-1657) The Life of Dom John de Castro, the Fourth Vice-Roy of India. London: for Henry Herringman, and are to be sold at his Shop at the Sign of the Anchor on the More ...

Yarranton, Andrew (1616-1684) Englands Improvement by Sea and Land. To Out-do the Dutch without Fighting, to Pay Debts without Moneys,

Yarranton, Andrew (1616-1684) Englands Improvement by Sea and Land. To Out-do the Dutch without Fighting, to Pay Debts without Moneys,

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
198
Unsold
 

Yarranton, Andrew (1616-1684) England's Improvement by Sea and Land. To Out-do the Dutch without Fighting, to Pay Debts without Moneys, to set at Work all the Poor of England with the Growth of our More ...

Niue Model Outrigger Canoe

Niue Model Outrigger Canoe

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1103
Sold for:
$461$375

Niue Model Outrigger Canoe, early 20th century, made from breadfruit, hardwood, and hibiscus wood, with sennit coconut fiber, sides decorated with fine incising, lg. 29 1/2 in. Provenance: More ...

Samoan Fly Whisk

Samoan Fly Whisk

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1104
Sold for:
$246$200

Samoan Fly Whisk, 19th century, wood handle with coconut sennit fiber, lg. of handle 15 in. More ...

Large Paint-decorated Octant Trade Sign

Large Paint-decorated Octant Trade Sign

Auction:
3110T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 14, 2018
Lot:
2035
Sold for:
$277$225

Large Paint-decorated Octant Trade Sign, 20th century, black- and red-painted wooden sign with fixed index arm, pinnula, and tiled scale, ht. 61 in. More ...

Preble, George Henry (1816-1885) A Chronological History of the Origin and Development of Steam Navigation  , Signed Copy.

Preble, George Henry (1816-1885) A Chronological History of the Origin and Development of Steam Navigation , Signed Copy.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1245
Sold for:
$74$60

Preble, George Henry (1816-1885) A Chronological History of the Origin and Development of Steam Navigation, Signed Copy. Philadelphia: Hamersly & Co., 1883. First edition, octavo, signed by the More ...

Gulfs of Florida and Mexico. A New Chart of the Gulfs of Florida and Mexico, Including the Windward Passages. Drawn from the Spanish Su

Gulfs of Florida and Mexico. A New Chart of the Gulfs of Florida and Mexico, Including the Windward Passages. Drawn from the Spanish Su

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1356
Sold for:
$492$400

Gulfs of Florida and Mexico. A New Chart of the Gulfs of Florida and Mexico, Including the Windward Passages. Drawn from the Spanish Surveys. De Mayne, Lockwood & Co., New Edition. London: R. More ...

Large Painted Pine Lobster Pot Buoy

Large Painted Pine Lobster Pot Buoy

Auction:
3101T
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2018
Lot:
1393
Sold for:
$37$30

Large Painted Pine Lobster Pot Buoy, lg. 28 in. More ...

Jim Shaw (American, b. 1952)      Narcissus

Jim Shaw (American, b. 1952) Narcissus

Auction:
3100B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 11, 2018
Lot:
421
Unsold
 

Jim Shaw (American, b. 1952) Narcissus from the series My Mirage Unsigned. Plastic on mirror, 17 x 14 in. (43.2 x 35.5 cm), framed. Condition: Surface grime. Provenance: Acquired directly More ...

Hamilton "4992B" Navigation Master Watch

Hamilton "4992B" Navigation Master Watch

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
6
Sold for:
$554$450

Hamilton "4992B" Navigation Master Watch, serial # 4C31626, black twenty-four-hour dial, damascened plates marked "22 Jewels/Adj. Temp. and 6 Positions/U.S. Govt.," case back engraved "Navigation More ...

Two Hamilton Model 23 Navigational Chronograph Watches and a Case and Dial

Two Hamilton Model 23 Navigational Chronograph Watches and a Case and Dial

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
9
Sold for:
$923$750

Two Hamilton Model 23 Navigational Chronograph Watches and a Case and Dial, serial no. P8421, P27094, c. 1941, black arabic numeral dials with thirty-minute and seconds registers, and marked More ...

Two Hamilton "4992B" Navigational Watches, and a "4992B" Case and Dial

Two Hamilton "4992B" Navigational Watches, and a "4992B" Case and Dial

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
28
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Two Hamilton "4992B" Navigational Watches, and a "4992B" Case and Dial, no. 4098496 and 4099264, black twenty-four-hour dials, damascened movement marked "Hamilton Watch Co./4992B 22 Jewels/Adj. More ...

Brass Pocket Sextant

Brass Pocket Sextant

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
381
Sold for:
$154$125

Brass Pocket Sextant, probably England, 19th century, lacquered brass 3-in. dia. instrument with silvered scale and vernier, magnifier, index, and horizon mirror, housed in a rope-edged case. More ...

Unmarked 19th Century Sighting Instrument

Unmarked 19th Century Sighting Instrument

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
606
Sold for:
$308$250

Unmarked 19th Century Sighting Instrument, probably England, triangular base with central bubble level, vertical half circle scale divided 0-90, pivoting sighting arm rides along scale with vernier More ...

Henri Coutureau Quintant or Pocket Sextant

Henri Coutureau Quintant or Pocket Sextant

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
661
Sold for:
$861$700

Henri Coutureau Quintant or Pocket Sextant, France, late 19th century, chrome-plated bronze frame with index arm engraved "Coutureau Invr.," damascened main plate surrounds the sunk compass dial, More ...