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Ferguson, James (1710-1776) Astronomy Explained upon Sir Isaac Newtons Principles, and Made Easy to those Who Have Not Studied Mathema

Ferguson, James (1710-1776) Astronomy Explained upon Sir Isaac Newtons Principles, and Made Easy to those Who Have Not Studied Mathema

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1096
Sold for:
$185$150

Ferguson, James (1710-1776) Astronomy Explained upon Sir Isaac Newton's Principles, and Made Easy to those Who Have Not Studied Mathematics. London: Printed by Luke Hanfurd & Sons, 1809. Octavo, More ...

Winthrop, John (1588-1649) Three Pamphlet Essays on Astronomical Events.

Winthrop, John (1588-1649) Three Pamphlet Essays on Astronomical Events.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1203
Sold for:
$431$350

Winthrop, John (1588-1649) Three Pamphlet Essays on Astronomical Events. Including: Winthrop's The Lectures on Comets, Read in the Chapel of Harvard-College, Boston: Green & Russell, 1759, octavo, More ...

Large Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass for Thomas Williams

Large Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass for Thomas Williams

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
371
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Large Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass for Thomas Williams, 18th century, 7-in. engraved silvered dial with fleur-de-lis representing north, central cartouche reading "Fecit for Tho's Williams. More ...

John Heilig Brass Surveyor's Compass

John Heilig Brass Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
404
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

John Heilig Brass Surveyor's Compass, c. 1800, Germantown, Pennsylvania, 7-in. silvered dial engraved with a fleur-de-lis representing north, raised brass center boss engraved "John Heilig. More ...

Winthrop, John (1588-1649) Two Titles.

Winthrop, John (1588-1649) Two Titles.

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1276
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Winthrop, John (1588-1649) Two Titles. Relation of a Voyage from Boston to Newfoundland, for the Observation of the Transit of Venus, June 6, 1761, Boston: Edes & Gill, 1761, [and] Two Lectures on More ...

John Heilig Brass Surveyor's Compass

John Heilig Brass Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
2890M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 29, 2016
Lot:
304
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

John Heilig Brass Surveyor's Compass, c. 1800, Germantown, Pennsylvania, 6 1/2-in. silvered dial engraved with a fleur-de-lis representing north, raised center reading John Heilig Germantown, outer More ...

Wales, William (1734?-1796) The Original Astronomical Observations Made in the Course of a Voyage towards the South Pole, and Round the

Wales, William (1734?-1796) The Original Astronomical Observations Made in the Course of a Voyage towards the South Pole, and Round the

Auction:
2764B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2014
Lot:
409
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

Wales, William (1734?-1796) The Original Astronomical Observations Made in the Course of a Voyage towards the South Pole, and Round the World. London: by W. and A. Strahan, and sold by J. Nourse, J. More ...

Important Brass Surveyor's Compass by David Rittenhouse

Important Brass Surveyor's Compass by David Rittenhouse

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
94
Sold for:
$19,975$17,000

Important Brass Surveyor's Compass by David Rittenhouse, with 5 1/4-inch silvered dial signed in riband around central rosette David Rittenhouse, Philad.*, eight-point rose with hatched and More ...