History of Science & Technology

21 Sep 2015, starting at 13:00 EDT .

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HIERONYMO DE CHAVES. 1523-1574. Chronographia Reportorio de los Tiempos el mas copioso y preciso que hasta agora ha salido a luz. Compuesto por Hieronymo de Chaves Cosmographo de su Magestad y professor Real de Cosmographia en Sevilla. Seville: Juan Gutierrez, [1561].

CELESTIAL ATLAS. BAYER, JOHANN. 1572-1625. Uranometria, omnium asterismorum continens schemata, nova methodo delineata, aereis laminis expressa. [Augsburg: Christophorus Mangus, 1639.]

VERY RARE GEORGE III MAHOGANY AND ENGRAVED BRASS ORRERY.

LUBIENIECKI, STANISLAW. 1623-1675. [Theatri Cometici pars posterior] Historia Cometarum, a Diluvio usque ad præsentem annum vulgaris Epochae à Christo nato 1665. Decurrentem, Unà cum Indiculo lætorum & tristium eventuum, Cometarum apparitionem secutorum, In qua simul Synopsis quædam Universalis Historiæ proponitur. Amsterdam: Daniele Baccamude, 1666. [BOUND WITH]: Theatri cometici Exitus De significatione Cometarum... Amsterdam: Daniele Baccamude, 1668.

BOXWOOD NOCTURNAL WITH RARE STAR VOLVELLE.

BOXWOOD GUNTER'S QUADRANT. English, 17th century, 3/8" thick, 7" radius, with central hole for pillar mounting.

EARLY SEA CAPTAIN'S BACKSTAFF.

EULER, LEONARD. 1707-1783. Scientia Navalis, seu Tractatus de construendis ac dirigendis navibus pars prior complectens theoriam universam de situ ac motu corporum aquae innatantium. [et] Pars posterior in qua rationes ac praecepta navium construendarum et gubernandarum fusius exponuntur. St Petersburg: Typis Academiae Scientiarum, 1749.

OCTAGONAL REVERSE TAPERED SEA GLASS.

EIGHTEENTH CENTURY SUNDIAL.

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