History of Science and Technology, Including Space History

5 Dec 2018, starting at 14:00 EST .

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A Pierre Le Maire brass Butterfield dial. French, c.1740, signed "P le Maire a la Pierre d'Aiman," octagonal dial with inset compass rose, engraved with four hours scales and mounted with hinged gnomon with bird latitude indicator,

A Dollond three-draw refracting telescope. English, late 18th century, stamped on one draw "Dollond London," the outer tube bound in shagreen, three stained green vellum drawtubes,

A rare Culpeper-type compound monocular microscope. English, circa 1750, attributed to James Mann of London, with brass eyepiece and sliding cover, lignum vitae body tube with green velum drawer and focusing points,

Goldsmith Chandlee SURVEYOR'S Compass. Glazed Brass Circumferentor, Winchester, Virginia, c.1800, 175 mm diameter, 367 mm length, engraved silvered dial with 8-point rose, dual inset vials, signed and with place in southern quadrants, original faded paper label on inside of lid,

AUZOUX, LOUIS THOMAS JEROME. 1797-1880. Cutaway model of the human brain.

Thomas E. Dexter's Portable Museum of Natural Substances. Mahogany cabinet, 465 x 360 x 380 mm, with recessed brass carrying handle and hinged doors at the front opening to six drawers of specimens of minerals, metals, animal specimens and man-made articles,

CROCKER-WHEELER ELECTRIC MOTOR. 1/6 h.p. Direct Current Electric Motor, Ampere, N.J., 1891, cast-iron on wood base.

Self-Winding Clock COMPANY. Timing Mechanism, labled "4.24.HR Circuits / 3 ½ volts / Prog. / Instmnt," Brooklyn, NY, c.1900, wood and glass cabinet containing metal and wire mechanism.

HOUDON, JEAN ANTOINE, AFTER. 1741-1828. Full-size bronze sculpture of L'ecorche [Anatomical Man], cast from a composition of original parts by Paul Cavanaugh

[BOLYAI, JANOS. 1802-1860.] Vega, Georg Freyherrn von. 1754-1802. Vorlesungen über die Mathematik ... Erster band. Vienna: Wappler & Beck, 1802.

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