Illuminating Space: Images from a Private Virginian Collection
5 Dec 2012, starting at 13:00 EST.

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1 PASSEMANT, CLAUDE-SIMEON. 1702-1769. A 6-inch reflecting telescope with speculum metal mirror, France, c.1750, US$ 40,000
£23,797
€28,870
2 DIEN, CHARLES. 1809-1870. Planisphère mobile simplifié, donnant immédiatement l'aspect du Ciel. Paris: Alphonse Giroux, [c.1844]. US$ 200
£118
€144
3 WHITALL, HENRY. 1819-1887. A Moveable Planisphere Showing the Position of the Heavens at any given time. Philadelphia: Henry Whitall, 1856. US$ 275
£163
€198
4 MERZ, G. & S. A 2-inch refracting telescope, c.1865, US$ 3,125
£1,859
€2,255
6 YOUNG, CHARLES AUGUSTUS. 1834-1908. 2 carte-de-visite photographs of solar PROMINENCES, Observatory of Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, September 28, 1870, US$ 1,750
£1,041
€1,263
8 MEYROWITZ, PAUL, retailer. A 4-inch refracting telescope, America, c.1890, US$ 4,375
£2,602
€3,157
9 SCHAEBERLE, JOHN MARTIN. 1853-1924. Contributions from the Lick Observatory No. 4. Report on the Total Eclipse of the Sun, Observed at Mina Bronces, Chile, on April 16, 1893. Sacramento: State Office, 1895. US$ 200
£118
€144
10 LICK OBSERVATORY. The Pleiades, from Lick Observatory, Mount Hamilton, CA, December 28, 1899, US$ 1,187
£706
€857
12 MOGEY, WILLIAM AND DAVID. A 3-inch refracting telescope, Bayonne, NJ, c.1900, US$ 2,500
£1,487
€1,804
13 QUEEN, JAMES W., AND COMPANY, retailer. A 2½-inch refracting telescope, France, c.1900, US$ 1,875
£1,115
€1,353
14 SMITH, ALEXANDER. 3 views of deep space, probably from Yerkes Observatory, March 30 to November 15, 1903, US$ 875
£520
€631
16 KEELER, JAMES EDWARD. 1857-1900. Photographs of Nebulæ and Clusters made with the Crossley Reflector. [In:] University of California Publications. Publications of the Lick Observatory. Sacramento: W.W. Shannon, Superintendent of State Printing, 1908. US$ 600
£356
€433
17 PETITDIDIER, OCTAVE LEON. 1853-1918. A 3½-inch refracting telescope, Chicago, IL, c.1915, US$ 5,000
£2,974
€3,608
18 LOHMANN BROTHERS. A rare 5-inch pneumatic-drive refracting telescope, Greenville, OH, c.1918, US$ 5,000
£2,974
€3,608
19 PEASE, FRANCIS GLADHEIM. 1881–1938. 3 large views of deep space, from Mount Wilson Observatory, near Pasadena, CA, c.1920, US$ 2,500
£1,487
€1,804
20 TELESCOPE—RUSSIAN. A 2¾-inch Maksutov telescope, Leningrad, USSR, 1959, US$ 475
£282
€342
21 GLOBES—REPLOGLE. Set of 4 globes, of Mercury, Earth, the Moon, and Mars. [Chicago, IL: Replogle, c.1981-1982]. US$ 6,875
£4,090
€4,962
22 [CAPUTI, ANTONIO.] Estasi e rapimento sopra la luna di Archerio Filoseleno. Poema diviso in tre parti. Naples: Vincenzo Pauria, 1763. US$ 400
£237
€288
23 RUSSELL, JOHN. 1745-1806. A Globe representing the Visible Surface of the Moon, constructed from Triangles Measured with a Micrometer and accurately drawn & engraved from a long series of Telescopic Observations by J. Russell, R.A. London: John Russell, Newman Street, June 14, 1797. US$ 242,500
£144,274
€175,027
24 GREAT MOON HOAX. 2 lithographs:
1. Scoperte fatte nella luna dal Sigr. Herschell. Naples: Fergola, [c.1836].
2. GALLUZZO, LEOPOLDO. Altre scoverte fatte nella luna dal Sigr. Herschel. Naples: L. Gatti e Dura, 1836.
US$ 2,125
£1,264
€1,533
25 GREAT MOON HOAX. [LOCKE, RICHARD ADAMS.] Pubblicazione completa delle nuove scoperte di Sir John Herschel nel cielo australe e nella luna; traduzione dal francese. Milan: Lorenzo Sonzogno, 1836. US$ 1,062
£632
€766
26 DE LA RUE, WARREN. 1815-1889, attributed. 2 views of the Moon, from south-east England, c.1855, US$ 6,875
£4,090
€4,962
27 WHIPPLE, JOHN ADAMS. 1822-1891. A view of the Moon, from Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, MA, c.1857, US$ 16,250
£9,667
€11,728
28 BOND, GEORGE PHILLIPS. 1825-1865, attributed. A view of the Moon, probably from Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, MA, c.1857, US$ 4,750
£2,826
€3,428
30 DE LA RUE, WARREN. 1815-1889. "A Series of Twelve Photographs of the Moon. Photographed by A.A. Turner, from Original Photographs by Warren de la Rue, F.R.S." New York, D. Appleton, [1863]. US$ 2,000
£1,189
€1,443
31 RUTHERFURD, LEWIS MORRIS. 1816-1892. A view of the Moon, from New York, March 6, 1865, US$ 22,500
£13,386
€16,239
32 RUTHERFURD, LEWIS MORRIS. 1816-1892. 9 images of the Moon at different phases, from New York, March 6, 1865-May 19, 1874, US$ 18,750
£11,155
€13,533
33 RUTHERFURD, LEWIS MORRIS. 1816-1892. 3 views of the Moon, from New York, c.1865-1870, US$ 15,000
£8,924
€10,826
34 FREITAS HENRIQUES JUNIOR, JOSE CHRISTIANO DE. 1832-1902. 2 views of the Moon, from the Observatorio Nacional Argentino, Cordoba, Argentina, June, 1873, US$ 3,125
£1,859
€2,255
35 GREAT MELBOURNE TELESCOPE. A view of the Moon at 9 days, from Melbourne, Australia, September 1, 1873, US$ 8,125
£4,833
€5,864
37 CLARK, ALVAN. 1804-1887. A view of the Moon, perhaps from Cincinnati Observatory, June, 1878, US$ 4,750
£2,826
€3,428
38 FLAMMARION, CAMILLE. 1842-1925. Large cabinet portrait of Flammarion at the eyepiece of his 9½-inch Bardou refractor at his Juvisy observatory, mid-1880s, US$ 350
£208
€252
39 BURNHAM, SHERBURNE WESLEY. 1838-1921. 2 views of the Moon, at 5 and 6 days, from the Lick Observatory, San Jose, CA, August 12 and 13, 1888, US$ 4,000
£2,379
€2,887
42 HOLDEN, EDWARD SINGLETON. 1846-1914. The Moon at 23 days and 8 hours, from Lick Observatory, Mount Hamilton, CA, July 28, 1891, US$ 6,875
£4,090
€4,962
43 PUISEUX, PIERRE HENRI, AND MAURICE LOEWY. 4 large-format quadrants of the Moon, from the Paris Observatory, 1899, US$ 55,000
£32,722
€39,696
44 PUISEUX, PIERRE HENRI, AND MAURICE LOEWY. 2 large-format views of the Mare Nectaris, and the Montes Alpes region, from the Paris Observatory, March 4, 1895-February 16, 1899, US$ 9,375
£5,577
€6,766
45 YERKES OBSERVATORY. Group of 5 details of the lunar surface, from Yerkes Observatory, Williams Bay, WI, c.1900, US$ 1,500
£892
€1,082
46 TRIP TO THE MOON. A group of items related to "A Trip to the Moon," the amusement park ride created by Frederic Thompson and Elmer "Skip" Dundy, c.1901-1903, comprising: US$ 687
£409
€496
47 PEASE, FRANCIS GLADHEIM. 1881–1938. 3 large views, comprising the crater Copernicus, and two the southwest part of the Moon centered on the Mare Nubium, from Mount Wilson Observatory, near Pasadena, CA, September 15, 1919, US$ 6,250
£3,718
€4,511
48 PEASE, FRANCIS GLADHEIM. 1881–1938. 2 large wide-angle images of the Moon, from Mount Wilson Observatory, near Pasadena, CA, September, 1919, US$ 6,250
£3,718
€4,511
49 GLOBE—PERGAMON. Pergamon Moon Globe. Oxford, London, New York and Paris: [produced by Paul Räth Verlag, Leipzig for] Pergamon Press, [c.1963]. US$ 1,000
£594
€721
50 ALTER, DINSMORE, editor. Lunar Atlas. [Downey, CA]: Space Sciences Laboratory, North American Aviation, 1964. US$ 187
£111
€135
51 RANGER VII. Ranger VII Photographs of the Moon. Part I: Camera "A" Series. Photographic Edition. [Pasadena, CA]: JPL, August 27, 1964. US$ 5,250
£3,123
€3,789
52 RANGER VIII. Binder containing 82 photographs of details of the lunar surface, February 20, 1965, US$ 2,500
£1,487
€1,804
53 RANGER IX. Alphonsus crater, March 24, 1965, US$ 2,000
£1,189
€1,443
54 RANGER IX. Binder containing 64 photographs of details of the lunar surface, March 24, 1965, US$ 4,000
£2,379
€2,887
55 ZOND-3. 9 photographs taken by Zond-3 of the far side of the Moon, July 20, 1965, US$ 3,500
£2,082
€2,526
58 RANGER. Collection of approximately 60 volumes, documents, or dossiers related to Ranger missions, many being rare internally-circulated items from JPL or contractors, including: US$ 937
£557
€676
62 SURVEYOR I. Unique wide-angle hand mosaic of Surveyor I's shadow on the Oceanus Procellarum, June 13, 1966, US$ 98,500
£58,602
€71,093
63 SURVEYOR I. Panorama of the Flamsteed region in Oceanus Procellarum, June 2, 1966-July 14, 1966, US$ 62,500
£37,184
€45,110
64 SURVEYOR I. View of the lunar surface, east south-east, June 14, 1966, US$ 1,000
£594
€721
65 SURVEYOR I. Catalog of Surveyor I Television Pictures. Washington, DC: USGS for NASA, April, 1968. US$ 125
£74
€90
66 SURVEYOR III. Group of 10 images taken by Surveyor III, around April 21-22, 1967, US$ 312
£185
€225
68 SURVEYOR III. The number 2 footpad of Surveyor III, photographed by Alan Bean, November 20, 1969, gelatin silver print, 19¼ x 19¼ inches sight (490 x 490 mm), window-mounted. US$ 5,250
£3,123
€3,789
69 SURVEYOR. Substantial collection of approximately 100 volumes, documents, or dossiers related to Surveyor missions, many being rare internally-circulated items from JPL or contractors, including: US$ 1,875
£1,115
€1,353
70 LUNA-9. An archive of letters, documents and photographs relating to the interception by British astronomers of photographs transmitted from the lunar surface by the Soviet lander Luna-9, comprising: US$ 2,375
£1,413
€1,714
71 ZOND, LUNA AND LUNOKHOD. 1. [In Cyrillic:] Atlas obratnoj storony Luny. [Atlas of the Far Side of the Moon.] 1960-67-75. US$ 1,500
£892
€1,082
72 LUNAR ORBITER I. Telephoto panorama, being the first photograph of Earth from lunar orbit, with the craters Hilbert, Khvolson and Meitner in the foreground, August 23, 1966, US$ 17,500
£10,411
€12,630
75 LUNAR ORBITER II. Panorama of the crater Copernicus, November 24, 1966, US$ 21,250
£12,642
€15,337
76 LUNAR ORBITER III. The far side of the Moon from Orbiter III's apolune, February 19, 1967, US$ 4,750
£2,826
€3,428
77 LUNAR ORBITER III. Telephoto panorama of the Hortensius domes, February 20, 1967, US$ 21,250
£12,642
€15,337
78 LUNAR ORBITER III. View of Kepler crater and vicinity, February 21, 1967, US$ 2,750
£1,636
€1,984
80 LUNAR ORBITER IV. Giant mosaic of the near side of the Moon, May 11-25, 1967, US$ 98,500
£58,602
€71,093
82 LUNAR ORBITER IV. Telephoto panorama centered on the crater Alphonsus, May 18, 1967, US$ 6,250
£3,718
€4,511
83 LUNAR ORBITER IV. View of the crater Aristarchus, and Schröter's Valley, May 22, 1967, US$ 18,750
£11,155
€13,533
84 LUNAR ORBITER IV. Telephoto panorama centered on the crater Gauss, May 23, 1967, US$ 8,125
£4,833
€5,864
87 LUNAR ORBITER IV. Telephoto panorama of the Mare Crisium, May 25, 1967, US$ 18,750
£11,155
€13,533
89 LUNAR ORBITER V. Telephoto panorama from Censorinus to Littrow, August 6, 1967, US$ 37,500
£22,310
€27,066
90 LUNAR ORBITER V. Earth from lunar orbit, with diagram of the geographical features, August 8, 1967, US$ 2,250
£1,338
€1,623
94 LUNAR ORBITER V. View of the Mare Moscoviense and the crater Campbell, August 14, 1967, US$ 5,000
£2,974
€3,608
96 LUNAR ORBITER V. Oversize view of peaks at the center of the crater Copernicus, August 16, 1967, US$ 35,000
£20,823
€25,261
100 LUNAR ORBITER. Collection of approximately 32 volumes, documents, or dossiers related to Lunar Orbiter missions, several being rare internally-circulated items from NASA Langley or contractors, including: US$ 1,375
£818
€992
101 LIPSKY, Y.N. [In Cyrillic:] Globus Luny sostavlen po fotografijam. [Globe made ​​from photographs of the Moon. Moscow:] Sternberg State Astronomical Institute and USSR Topographical Service, [1967]. US$ 1,187
£706
€857
102 KUIPER, GERARD P., AND OTHERS. 1. Orthographic Atlas of the Moon. St. Louis, MO: Aeronautical Chart and Information Center, USAF, June, 1961. US$ 2,500
£1,487
€1,804
104 ZOND-8. Group of 23 photographs of the Moon, October 24, 1970, US$ 3,750
£2,231
€2,706
105 APOLLO 9 & 11. Group of 32 short strips of duplicate positives from the astronauts' Hasselblad cameras, March 3-July 24, 1969, US$ 9,750
£5,800
€7,037
106 APOLLO 15. 10 stereo photographs taken by Dave Scott on the lunar surface, July 31-August 2, 1971, US$ 1,500
£892
€1,082
107 WEIGERT, FRANZ. Bas relief reproduction of moon rock no 15536 obtained during the Apollo 15 mission, manufactured by Franz Weigert, Neuberg, Germany, 1972, US$ 562
£334
€405
108 DENOYER-GEPPERT. Denoyer-Geppert Lunar Globe. [Chicago, IL]: Denoyer-Geppert, [c.1971]. US$ 4,000
£2,379
€2,887
109 APOLLO 16. Group of 41 photographs of the lunar surface taken by the Apollo 16 Fairchild Metric/Mapping camera, April 19-24, 1967, US$ 4,000
£2,379
€2,887
110 APOLLO. Collection of approximately 41 volumes related to photography and mapping involved in Apollo missions, including: US$ 10,000
£5,949
€7,217
111 HAINES, E.L., editor. Lunar Scientific Model. [Pasadena, CA]: JPL, August 27, 1969-December 7, 1971. US$ 3,125
£1,859
€2,255
113 TURNER, RALPH. B.1935. Contour diagram of Schröter's Valley, probably Tucson, AZ, 1974, US$ 2,375
£1,413
€1,714
116 COSMIC RAYS. Cosmic rays, photographed through the opening of a magnetic "cloud chamber" aboard a B-29 "flying laboratory" and processed by the US Naval Ordnance Test Station near Inyokern, CA, December, 1946, US$ 187
£111
€135
117 V-2 ROCKET. 2 strips of positive film reproducing photographs taken by a V-2 rocket, launched from White Sands, NM, April 5, 1950, US$ 2,000
£1,189
€1,443
118 SPUTNIK. A small archive of photographs and documents relating to US observations of Sputnik satellites, 1957, comprising: US$ 1,125
£669
€811
120 TAUB, WILLIAM PAUL. 1923-2010. A large group of photographs and contact sheets of Mercury-era NASA astronauts, c.1961, US$ 3,500
£2,082
€2,526
121 COSMONAUTS. View upwards inside a Soviet radio antenna, signed by 30 cosmonauts and astronauts, 1962-1975, US$ 2,750
£1,636
€1,984
122 US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS. Multisensor Imagery Collection. [Fort Belvoir, VA]: US Army Corps of Engineers for the Earth Resources Survey Program, Space Applications Programs, NASA, December, 1965. US$ 2,000
£1,189
€1,443
123 WHITE, RICHARD A., editor. Earth Resource Surveys from Spacecraft. Fort Belvoir, VA, and Houston, TX: US Army Corps of Engineers, and Earth Resources Group, NASA, February 15, 1967. US$ 812
£483
€586
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