Extraordinary Books and Manuscripts

9 Mar 2018, starting at 10:00 EST .

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VIOLIN BELONGING TO ALBERT EINSTEIN. Violin with spruce top, maple sides, back and neck, carved scroll headstock, 1933,

REVOLUTIONARY WAR. Bauman, Sebastian, after. Plan of York Town in Virginia and Adjacent Country, Exhibiting the Operations of the American French & English armies, during the siege of that place in Oct. 1781. Surveyed from the 22nd to the 28th Octr. [Philadelphia, 1825].

AUGUSTINUS, AURELIUS, SAINT. 354-430. De Civitate Dei. Rome: Conradus Sweynheym and Arnoldus Pannartz in the house of Petrus de Maximo, 1468.

PTOLEMAEUS, Claudius. c.100-c.170. Cosmographia. Translated by Jacobus Angelus. Edited by Domitius Calderinus. Rome: [Conradus Sweynheym, succeeded by] Arnold Bucking, 10 October 1478.

POLITIANUS, Angelus. 1454-1494. Opera. Edited by Alexander Sartius. Venice: Aldus Manutius, July 1498.

VARTHEMA, Lodovico de. c.1470-1517. Die ritterlich unn lobwirdig rayss des gestrengen unn ueber all anderweyt erfarnen ritters und Lantfarers herren Ludowico Vartomans von Bolonia Sagent von den landen, Egypto, Syria von bayden Arabia Persia India unn Ethiopia. Translated by Michael Herr (d. c.1550). Augsburg: Johann Miller, 16 June 1515.

BIBLE IN DUTCH. Biblia, dat is De gantsche H. Schrifture, [With]: Historie des Ouden en Nieuwen Testaments, bestaande in Twee Honderd Twee en. Dordrecht: Hendrik and Jacob Keur and Amsterdam: Marcus Doornick, 1682.

NEWTON, ISAAC. 1642-1727. Autograph Manuscript in Latin, being detailed instructions on making the philosopher's stone, titled on the upper wrapper "Opus Galli Anonymi,"

NEWTON, ISAAC. 1642-1727, and ADRIAEN VERWER. c.1655-1717. Autograph Note Signed Integrally ("Sir Isaac Newton"), 1 p, 8vo (126 x 193 mm), [after] November 19, 1715,

WASHINGTON, GEORGE. 1732-1799. The Journal of Major George Washington, sent by the Hon. Robert Dinwiddie, Esq. ... — to the Commandant of the French Forces on Ohio. London: T. Jefferys, 1754.

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