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Apianus, Petrus (1495-1552) Cosmographia.

Apianus, Petrus (1495-1552) Cosmographia.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
62
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Apianus, Petrus (1495-1552) Cosmographia. Antwerp: Bontio, 1553. Large quarto, edited by Regnier Gemma Frisius (1508-1555), large woodcut of globe on title, numerous woodcut text diagrams, four More ...

Gunter, Edmund (1581-1626) The Description and Use of the Sector, Crosse-Staffe, and other Instruments.

Gunter, Edmund (1581-1626) The Description and Use of the Sector, Crosse-Staffe, and other Instruments.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
82
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Gunter, Edmund (1581-1626) The Description and Use of the Sector, Crosse-Staffe, and other Instruments. London: Printed by William Iones, for Iames Bowler, 1636. Quarto, added engraved title, More ...

Two Miniature Perpetual Calendars

Two Miniature Perpetual Calendars

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
323
Sold for:
$215$175

Two Miniature Perpetual Calendars, 19th century, 3/4- and 1-in. dia. instruments both with volvelle on each side, one reading in English, the other French. More ...

Wakely, Andrew (fl. circa 1700) The Mariner's Compass Rectified.

Wakely, Andrew (fl. circa 1700) The Mariner's Compass Rectified.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1437
Unsold
 

Wakely, Andrew (fl. circa 1700) The Mariner's Compass Rectified. London: for W. & J. Mount, T. Page & Son, 1760. Octavo, illustrated with text woodcuts (lacking the moving portion of the volvelle More ...

Wing, Vincent (1619-1668) Urania Practica: or, Practical Astronomie.

Wing, Vincent (1619-1668) Urania Practica: or, Practical Astronomie.

Auction:
2865B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2015
Lot:
324
Sold for:
$923$750

Wing, Vincent (1619-1668) Urania Practica: or, Practical Astronomie. London: by R. Leybourn in Monks-well street neer Cripplegate, 1649. Octavo, with added engraved frontispiece, and its More ...

Early Boxwood Nocturnal

Early Boxwood Nocturnal

Auction:
2857M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 31, 2015
Lot:
393
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Early Boxwood Nocturnal, England, first quarter 18th century, rotating volvelle with shaped guide pointers marked GB and LB for "Ursa Major" and "Ursa Minor," circular section is stamped with scales More ...

George Wilson Mahogany Nocturnal

George Wilson Mahogany Nocturnal

Auction:
2804M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 25, 2015
Lot:
232
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

George Wilson Mahogany Nocturnal, late 18th/early 19th century, with a central brass sighting hole, rotating volvelle with hand-carved scale divided 1-12 and pointer finger, circular section with More ...

English Boxwood Nocturnal

English Boxwood Nocturnal

Auction:
2804M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 25, 2015
Lot:
233
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

English Boxwood Nocturnal, late 19th century, rotating volvelle with shaped guide pointers marked GB and LB for "Ursa Major and Ursa Minor," circular section is stamped with scales on the front side More ...

George Wilson Mahogany Nocturnal

George Wilson Mahogany Nocturnal

Auction:
2760M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 01, 2014
Lot:
304
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George Wilson Mahogany Nocturnal, late 18th/early 19th century, with a central brass sighting hole, rotating volvelle with hand-carved scale divided 1-12 and pointer finger, circular section with More ...

Early Boxwood Nocturnal

Early Boxwood Nocturnal

Auction:
2684M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 02, 2013
Lot:
630
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

Early Boxwood Nocturnal, first quarter of the eighteenth century, England, with a brass central sighting hole, rotating volvelle and pointer arm, circular section is stamped with scales on the front More ...

Cesareo, Agostino (fl. circa 1568) LArte della Navigatione con il Regimento della Tramontana, e del sole; e la Regola del flusso, e re

Cesareo, Agostino (fl. circa 1568) LArte della Navigatione con il Regimento della Tramontana, e del sole; e la Regola del flusso, e re

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
262
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Cesareo, Agostino (fl. circa 1568) L'Arte della Navigatione con il Regimento della Tramontana, e del sole; e la Regola del flusso, e reflusso delle Acque. [Italy,16th century]. Quarto, manuscript More ...

Apianus, Petrus (1495-1552) Cosmographicus Liber

Apianus, Petrus (1495-1552) Cosmographicus Liber

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
523
Sold for:
$7,800$6,500

Apianus, Petrus (1495-1552) Cosmographicus Liber. Antwerp: Arnold Birckman, [1533]. Quarto, collated, complete, sixty-six leaves, illustrated with many woodcuts throughout, including four More ...

Gallucius, Johannes Paulus (1538-1621)   De Fabrica, et usu Novi Horologii Solaris

Gallucius, Johannes Paulus (1538-1621) De Fabrica, et usu Novi Horologii Solaris

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
560
Sold for:
$4,200$3,500

Gallucius, Johannes Paulus (1538-1621) De Fabrica, et usu Novi Horologii Solaris; [and] De Fabrica, et Usu Cuisdam Instrumenti; Venice: Ciottum, 1592. Quarto, collated, complete, numerous woodcuts More ...

Hevelius, Johannes (1611-1687) Selenographia

Hevelius, Johannes (1611-1687) Selenographia

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
574
Sold for:
$24,000$20,000

Hevelius, Johannes (1611-1687) Selenographia. Danzig: for the Author, 1647. First edition of the first complete lunar atlas, folio, collated, lacking the half-title, illustrated with engraved More ...

Kircher, Athanasius (1645-1723) Mundus Subterraneus

Kircher, Athanasius (1645-1723) Mundus Subterraneus

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
581
Sold for:
$4,800$4,000

Kircher, Athanasius (1645-1723) Mundus Subterraneus. Amsterdam: Jansson-Waesberg, 1678. Folio in two volumes, third edition, engraved title in each, portrait in volume one, illustrated with More ...

Ivory Diptych Sundial by Lienhart Miler

Ivory Diptych Sundial by Lienhart Miler

Auction:
2447
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 25, 2009
Lot:
317
Sold for:
$3,555$3,000

Ivory Diptych Sundial by Lienhart Miler, Nuremburg, Germany, dated 1613, black and red coloring, the cover wind rose with sixteen directions labeled in German, sun face at center and foliate More ...

Palmer's Computing Scale and Fuller's Time Telegraph

Palmer's Computing Scale and Fuller's Time Telegraph

Auction:
2314
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 03, 2005
Lot:
507
Sold for:
$235$200

Palmer's Computing Scale and Fuller's Time Telegraph, with double-sided engraved paper scale and two 8-inch volvelles mounted on card, the Computing Scale designed by Aaron Palmer in 1843, the Time More ...

Perpetual Calendar by William R. Powers

Perpetual Calendar by William R. Powers

Auction:
2170
Auction:
Sale #2170 - May 03, 2003
Lot:
186
Sold for:
$411$350

Perpetual Calendar by William R. Powers, New York, late 1850s, for the years 1800-1900, with one spinning and one stationary printed volvelle, in oak frame with instructions on rear, dia. 8 More ...

Brass Italian Sundial

Brass Italian Sundial

Auction:
2173
Auction:
Sale #2173 - Oct 27, 2002
Lot:
129
Sold for:
$881$750

Brass Italian Sundial, signed and dated F. Ludovici Lingery 1659, the top with turned center section containing a copper plate with Italian hours, fixed gnomon, the rim of the turning divided 0-90o More ...

Collection of Six Framed Articles Related to Observation

Collection of Six Framed Articles Related to Observation

Auction:
2133
Auction:
Sale #2133 - Apr 13, 2002
Lot:
41
Sold for:
$353$300

Collection of Six Framed Articles Related to Observation, various periods, comprising a 16th century Northern Hemisphere volvelle by Peter Apian; a framed book illustration depicting a man with a More ...

Modern Brass and Aluminum Nocturnal

Modern Brass and Aluminum Nocturnal

Auction:
2133
Auction:
Sale #2133 - Apr 13, 2002
Lot:
199
Sold for:
$147$125

Modern Brass and Aluminum Nocturnal, after the antique, the obverse plate with months and houses of the Zodiac, the volvelles for Lunar and Sulis, the reverse with phases of the moon and tidal More ...

Lignum-Vitae Rectangular Diptych Sundial

Lignum-Vitae Rectangular Diptych Sundial

Auction:
2133
Auction:
Sale #2133 - Apr 13, 2002
Lot:
213
Sold for:
$411$350

Lignum-Vitae Rectangular Diptych Sundial, probably Italian, 17th century, face Ia with lunar volvelle (incomplete) and sliding cursor, face Ib with pin gnomon and Italian hours 13-23, over vertical More ...

Ivory Azimuth Diptych Sundial by Bloud

Ivory Azimuth Diptych Sundial by Bloud

Auction:
2133
Auction:
Sale #2133 - Apr 13, 2002
Lot:
214
Sold for:
$999$850

Ivory Azimuth Diptych Sundial by Bloud, Dieppe, late 17th century, with printed compass card giving the latitudes of various cities, metal ellipse with hour scale and scrolling decoration, the top More ...

English Fruitwood Nocturnal

English Fruitwood Nocturnal

Auction:
2060
Auction:
Sale #2060 - Mar 31, 2001
Lot:
270
Sold for:
$6,325$5,500

English Fruitwood Nocturnal, the main index arm stamped with owner's name and date "C. Cook 1719," the obverse main plate stamped with months and hours (1-12-1-12), the volvelle with More ...