Age of Wonder

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Age of Wonder

Age of Wonder

Age of Wonder

Overview
44 results sorted by Lot number (low to high)

44 results sorted by

Lot number (low to high)

Newton, Isaac and A. Motte [translator] | "... perhaps the greatest intellectual stride that it has ever been granted to any man to make." — Einstein

1001. Newton, Isaac and A. Motte [translator] | "... perhaps the greatest intellectual stride that it has ever been granted to any man to make." — Einstein

Smith, Adam | "... led by an invisible hand ..."

1002. Smith, Adam | "... led by an invisible hand ..."

Mesmer, Franz Anton | Synthesizing the controversial ideas of "animal magnetism"

1003. Mesmer, Franz Anton | Synthesizing the controversial ideas of "animal magnetism"

Jenner, Edward | A remarkable letter by the father of immunology discussing vaccine matter

1004. Jenner, Edward | A remarkable letter by the father of immunology discussing vaccine matter

Jenner, Edward | A second extraordinary letter by Jenner to Wollaston

1005. Jenner, Edward | A second extraordinary letter by Jenner to Wollaston

Laennec, René-Théophile-Hyacinthe | The invention of the stethoscope

1006. Laennec, René-Théophile-Hyacinthe | The invention of the stethoscope

Daguerre, Louis Jacques Mandé | Original drawings by the inventor of photography

1007. Daguerre, Louis Jacques Mandé | Original drawings by the inventor of photography

De Quincey, Thomas | "a conclusive experiment on the profit of leaving of leaving off opium"

1008. De Quincey, Thomas | "a conclusive experiment on the profit of leaving of leaving off opium"

Daguerre, Louis Jacques Mandé | The invention of photography—the true first issue

1009. Daguerre, Louis Jacques Mandé | The invention of photography—the true first issue

Darwin, Charles, Philip Parker King, and Robert FitzRoy | "The voyage of the Beagle has been by far the most important event in my life"

1010. Darwin, Charles, Philip Parker King, and Robert FitzRoy | "The voyage of the Beagle has been by far the most important event in my life"

Poe, Edgar Allan | The culmination of Poe's efforts

1011. Poe, Edgar Allan | The culmination of Poe's efforts

Jardine, William | A handsome set of The Naturalist's Library

1012. Jardine, William | A handsome set of The Naturalist's Library

Kierkegaard, Søren Aabye | "How should we live?"

1013. Kierkegaard, Søren Aabye | "How should we live?"

Adams, Arthur | A charming collection of plates drawn from a landmark voyage

1014. Adams, Arthur | A charming collection of plates drawn from a landmark voyage

(Darwin, Charles) | The first published portrait of Darwin, likely an artist's proof

1015. (Darwin, Charles) | The first published portrait of Darwin, likely an artist's proof

Melville, Herman | "And God created great whales."

1016. Melville, Herman | "And God created great whales."

Dickens, Charles | "Fog up the river, where it flows among the green aits and meadows..."

1017. Dickens, Charles | "Fog up the river, where it flows among the green aits and meadows..."

(Darwin, Charles) | The earliest obtainable photographic portrait

1018. (Darwin, Charles) | The earliest obtainable photographic portrait

Foote, Eunice Newton | The first true discovery of "greenhouse gasses"

1019. Foote, Eunice Newton | The first true discovery of "greenhouse gasses"

Dickens, Charles | "the ham (though it was good enough of itself) seemed to blow a faint simoom of ham through the whole Marshalsea.”

1020. Dickens, Charles | "the ham (though it was good enough of itself) seemed to blow a faint simoom of ham through the whole Marshalsea.”

Darwin, Charles and Alfred Russel Wallace | Darwin announce the theory of natural selection

1021. Darwin, Charles and Alfred Russel Wallace | Darwin announce the theory of natural selection

Darwin, Charles | The "most important single work in science"

1022. Darwin, Charles | The "most important single work in science"

Bisson, Auguste-Rosalie Bisson | The Ascent of Mont Blanc

1023. Bisson, Auguste-Rosalie Bisson | The Ascent of Mont Blanc

Frith, Francis | Frith's monumental photographic record of the Middle East

1024. Frith, Francis | Frith's monumental photographic record of the Middle East

Darwin, Charles | His definitive statement on natural selection, and his legacy

1025. Darwin, Charles | His definitive statement on natural selection, and his legacy

(New York) — Viele, Egbert L | "The most enduring 19th-century map of Manhattan"

1026. (New York) — Viele, Egbert L | "The most enduring 19th-century map of Manhattan"

Cameron, Julia Margaret | J. F. W. Herschel

1027. Cameron, Julia Margaret | J. F. W. Herschel

Collins, Wilkie | The foundation of modern detective fiction

1028. Collins, Wilkie | The foundation of modern detective fiction

Malm, Auguste Wilhelm | An inadvertent photographic work of art on whaling, and the only stuffed blue whale in the world

1029. Malm, Auguste Wilhelm | An inadvertent photographic work of art on whaling, and the only stuffed blue whale in the world

(Darwin, Charles) — Julia Margaret Cameron | The rarest of Cameron’s portraits of Darwin

1030. (Darwin, Charles) — Julia Margaret Cameron | The rarest of Cameron’s portraits of Darwin

Darwin, Charles | A fine series of letters on tailless dogs and rare carnivorous plants

1031. Darwin, Charles | A fine series of letters on tailless dogs and rare carnivorous plants

(Darwin, Charles) — Oscar Gustave Rejlander | One of his favorite portraits, signed by himself and the photographer

1032. (Darwin, Charles) — Oscar Gustave Rejlander | One of his favorite portraits, signed by himself and the photographer

Critcherson, George P., John L. Dunmore with William Bradford | The Front of the Glacier

1033. Critcherson, George P., John L. Dunmore with William Bradford | The Front of the Glacier

Collins, Wilkie | The author's annotated copy of the rare Moonstone dramatization

1034. Collins, Wilkie | The author's annotated copy of the rare Moonstone dramatization

(Darwin, Charles) | An exceptional group of photographic portraits, one of which signed

1035. (Darwin, Charles) | An exceptional group of photographic portraits, one of which signed

Darwin, Charles | A letter regarding a bizarre inherited behavior

1036. Darwin, Charles | A letter regarding a bizarre inherited behavior

(San Francisco) — Jackson, William Henry | A magnificent view of a vanished San Francisco and a major innovation in photography

1037. (San Francisco) — Jackson, William Henry | A magnificent view of a vanished San Francisco and a major innovation in photography

Morris, William | The second, and more elaborate, edition of the first book by the Kelmscott Press

1038. Morris, William | The second, and more elaborate, edition of the first book by the Kelmscott Press

Wells, H. G. | A scarce and desirable leaf from one of Wells' major works

1039. Wells, H. G. | A scarce and desirable leaf from one of Wells' major works

Pia, Secondo | The Shroud of Turin

1040. Pia, Secondo | The Shroud of Turin

Royds, Charles W. Rawson | The race to the end of the earth

1041. Royds, Charles W. Rawson | The race to the end of the earth

Bragaglia, Anton Giulio | Selected Carte Postale

1042. Bragaglia, Anton Giulio | Selected Carte Postale

Carter, Howard | The Discovery of King Tut's Tomb

1043. Carter, Howard | The Discovery of King Tut's Tomb

(Darwin, Charles) | More than 100 items of Darwin ephemera, testifying to the ubiquity of his image

1044. (Darwin, Charles) | More than 100 items of Darwin ephemera, testifying to the ubiquity of his image