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Willis, Browne (1682-1760) A Survey of the Cathedrals.

Willis, Browne (1682-1760) A Survey of the Cathedrals.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2019
Lot:
228
Estimate:
$500 - $700

Willis, Browne (1682-1760) A Survey of the Cathedrals. London: for T. Osborne and T. Bacon in Dublin, 1742. Three quarto volumes, half-title in the first volume, illustrated with thirty-two More ...

Three Works of Art and a Warden-Knight Wood Surveying Stadia Rod

Three Works of Art and a Warden-Knight Wood Surveying Stadia Rod

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1541
Sold for:
$160$130

Three Works of Art and a Warden-Knight Wood Surveying Stadia Rod, two Anton B. Vizy (American, 1937-2016) wall constructions and an Everett Shinn (American, 1876-1953) sketch of two cherubs. More ...

Russell Smith (American, 1812-1896)      Castle Rocks

Russell Smith (American, 1812-1896) Castle Rocks

Auction:
3248B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 10, 2019
Lot:
252
Sold for:
$615$500

Russell Smith (American, 1812-1896) Castle Rocks Initialed "RS" l.r., attributed and titled in later inscriptions on the stretcher. Oil on canvas, 8 x 12 in. (20.3 x 30.5 cm), framed. More ...

Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964) Three Typed Letters Signed, 1925-1927.

Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964) Three Typed Letters Signed, 1925-1927.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1017
Sold for:
$246$200

Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964) Three Typed Letters Signed, 1925-1927. A series of letters addressed to Ernest Lester Jones (1876-1929), hydrographic and geodetic engineer and Superintendent of the U.S. More ...

Peary, Rear Admiral Robert Edwin (1856-1920) Autograph Letter Signed, 2 June 1915.

Peary, Rear Admiral Robert Edwin (1856-1920) Autograph Letter Signed, 2 June 1915.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1025
Sold for:
$185$150

Peary, Rear Admiral Robert Edwin (1856-1920) Autograph Letter Signed, 2 June 1915. Folded octavo bifolium inscribed over four pages, a handwritten letter addressed to Ernest Lester Jones More ...

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Seventeen Typed Letters Signed, 1916-1919.

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Seventeen Typed Letters Signed, 1916-1919.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1029
Sold for:
$3,444$2,800

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Seventeen Typed Letters Signed, 1916-1919. A series of letters addressed to Ernest Lester Jones (1876-1929), hydrographic and geodetic engineer and More ...

Truman, Harry (1884-1972) Typed Letter Signed, 18 February 1939.

Truman, Harry (1884-1972) Typed Letter Signed, 18 February 1939.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1032
Sold for:
$135$110

Truman, Harry (1884-1972) Typed Letter Signed, 18 February 1939. Single leaf of U.S. Senate letterhead, to Rear Admiral Leo Otis Colbert (1883-1968), Director of the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, More ...

Wilson, Woodrow (1856-1924) Four Typed Letters Signed, 1914-1921.

Wilson, Woodrow (1856-1924) Four Typed Letters Signed, 1914-1921.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1035
Sold for:
$523$425

Wilson, Woodrow (1856-1924) Four Typed Letters Signed, 1914-1921. Three typed letters, three on White House stationery, one on Wilson's personal letterhead, addressed to Ernest Lester Jones More ...

Creswell, Sir Keppel Archibald Cameron (1879-1974) The Mosques of Egypt from 21 H. (641) to 1365 H. 1946.

Creswell, Sir Keppel Archibald Cameron (1879-1974) The Mosques of Egypt from 21 H. (641) to 1365 H. 1946.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1071
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Creswell, Sir Keppel Archibald Cameron (1879-1974) The Mosques of Egypt from 21 H. (641) to 1365 H. 1946. Giza: Survey of Egypt, 1949. First edition, two large folio volumes, illustrated throughout More ...

Boston, Revere Beach and Lynn Railroad, a Large Archive of Photographs and other Material.

Boston, Revere Beach and Lynn Railroad, a Large Archive of Photographs and other Material.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1233
Sold for:
$800$650

Boston, Revere Beach and Lynn Railroad, a Large Archive of Photographs and other Material. Including: thirty-three albumen prints on mounts of which approximately ten are stamped and signed with More ...

Boston. John G. Hales (1785-1832) Map of Boston and its Vicinity from Actual Survey.

Boston. John G. Hales (1785-1832) Map of Boston and its Vicinity from Actual Survey.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1260
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Boston. John G. Hales (1785-1832) Map of Boston and its Vicinity from Actual Survey. Boston: John G. Hales & Philadelphia: J. Melish, 1819. First edition, hand-colored copper-plate engraved map More ...

Egypt. Atlas of Egypt, a Series of Maps and Diagrams with Descriptive Text Illustrating the Orography, Geology, Meteorology, and Econom

Egypt. Atlas of Egypt, a Series of Maps and Diagrams with Descriptive Text Illustrating the Orography, Geology, Meteorology, and Econom

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1264
Sold for:
$197$160

Egypt. Atlas of Egypt, a Series of Maps and Diagrams with Descriptive Text Illustrating the Orography, Geology, Meteorology, and Economic Conditions. Giza: Survey of Egypt, Egyptian Government, More ...

Middle East and Far East, a Group of 20th Century Maps.

Middle East and Far East, a Group of 20th Century Maps.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1268
Sold for:
$246$200

Middle East and Far East, a Group of 20th Century Maps. Including: Map of Cairo Showing Mohammedan Monuments, three copies of this two-sheet map: one in English, one in Arabic, and another copy in More ...

Pennsylvania. Property Atlas of Chester County, Penna. Volume Two.

Pennsylvania. Property Atlas of Chester County, Penna. Volume Two.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1271
Unsold
 

Pennsylvania. Property Atlas of Chester County, Penna. Volume Two. Philadelphia: Franklin Survey Co., 1934. Oversized folio illustrated with twenty very large double-page maps colored in pink, More ...

Varia, Three Maps: Russia, 1720; Maryland & Delaware, 1799; and Tibet, 1849.

Varia, Three Maps: Russia, 1720; Maryland & Delaware, 1799; and Tibet, 1849.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1274
Unsold
 

Varia, Three Maps: Russia, 1720; Maryland & Delaware, 1799; and Tibet, 1849. Including: Henry Abraham Chatelain's (1684-1743), Carte Nouvelle de la Grande Tartarie ou de L'Empire du Grand Cham, More ...

Eight Gurley Ledgers and Day Books

Eight Gurley Ledgers and Day Books

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
318
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Eight Gurley Ledgers and Day Books, a "Suppliers Memo Book" dated 1871; Paul Cook's 1886 "Price List and Supplement to Manual of the Principal Instruments"; Edward W. Arms 1883 memorandum journal; More ...

Rare W. & L.E. Gurley Engineer's Transit with Theodolite Axis

Rare W. & L.E. Gurley Engineer's Transit with Theodolite Axis

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
341
Sold for:
$861$700

Rare W. & L.E. Gurley Engineer's Transit with Theodolite Axis, Troy, New York, c. 1886-1900, engraved silvered dial marked as above, dual vernier and spirit levels, 11-in. scope rests in a cradle More ...

Two W. & L.E. Gurley Levels

Two W. & L.E. Gurley Levels

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
349
Sold for:
$461$375

Two W. & L.E. Gurley Levels, a dumpy or Gravatt's level with 11 1/4-in. scope fixed to two hexagonal mounts with spirit level above, sits on a ball-and-socket joint with four-screw leveling mount; More ...

Edmund Draper Lacquered Brass Wye Level

Edmund Draper Lacquered Brass Wye Level

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
361
Sold for:
$554$450

Edmund Draper Lacquered Brass Wye Level, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 15 1/2-in. scope with under mount level, mounted on two small "A"-frame supports, 6-in. dia. rotating horizontal plate engraved More ...

Wm. J. Young Surveyor's Transit

Wm. J. Young Surveyor's Transit

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
362
Sold for:
$861$700

Wm. J. Young Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 10-1/2 in. scope mounted to two A-frame supports, 6-in. dia. engraved horizontal dial marked "Wm. J. Young/Maker/Philadelphia," unusual More ...

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
365
Sold for:
$492$400

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, lacquered brass instrument with 5 1/2-in. dia. dial marked "Wm. J. Young/Maker/Philadelphia," blued-steel needle with needle lifter More ...

Thomas Biggs Vernier Compass

Thomas Biggs Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
375
Sold for:
$677$550

Thomas Biggs Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, first quarter 19th century, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. silvered dial marked "Thomas Biggs/Philadelphia," (lacking More ...

Charles T. Amsler Vernier Compass

Charles T. Amsler Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
378
Sold for:
$431$350

Charles T. Amsler Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 5 1/2-in. brass engraved dial marked as above, with outkeeper, (lacking needle), and glass housing, lg. 14 in. Note: Charles T. More ...

Wm. J. Young Improved Compass with Gimballed Vanes

Wm. J. Young Improved Compass with Gimballed Vanes

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
379
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Wm. J. Young Improved Compass with Gimballed Vanes, no. 3539, c. 1860, stationary 6-in. dia. compass engraved "Wm. J. Young Maker/Philadelphia/3539," internal vernier with scale reading to minutes, More ...

Rare "Burt's Solar" Compass Prototype by William J. Young

Rare "Burt's Solar" Compass Prototype by William J. Young

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
390
Sold for:
$15,990$13,000

Rare "Burt's Solar" Compass Prototype by William J. Young, c. 1840, original lacquered instrument with 5-in. dia. rotating center engraved "Burt's Patent Made by W.J. Young Philad," dual viewing More ...

Cooke, Troughton & Simms Lacquered Brass Theodolite

Cooke, Troughton & Simms Lacquered Brass Theodolite

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1364
Sold for:
$234$190

Cooke, Troughton & Simms Lacquered Brass Theodolite, 19th century, main tube with bubble level, vertical dial with inset silvered scale, dual verniers and eyepieces, fine adjustment knobs, A-frame More ...

Five Surveying Instruments

Five Surveying Instruments

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1378
Sold for:
$62$50

Five Surveying Instruments, all with their original leather case. Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments online More ...

Three Pocket Surveying Instruments

Three Pocket Surveying Instruments

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1386
Sold for:
$123$100

Three Pocket Surveying Instruments, a "Grubb's Patent" instrument by J. Hicks with compass, level, and sighting scope, housed in the original fitted case; and two instruments each with sliding stem More ...

Eight Instruments

Eight Instruments

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1388
Sold for:
$277$225

Eight Instruments, a Negretti & Zambra miniature theodolite, clinometers, Philips' "Handy Theodolite," a Navy bearing bar, and others, many with original case. Clocks, Watches & Scientific More ...

Five Surveying Instruments

Five Surveying Instruments

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1406
Sold for:
$86$70

Five Surveying Instruments, an Atkins Hypsometer in original case, an unmarked brass-cased square and level, a Casella Verschoyle transit, an aluminum-cased scope, and a Technar by Swift. More ...