9 December 2022•15:00 EST•
44 results sorted by
Lot number (low to high)
1001. Newton, Isaac and A. Motte [translator] | "... perhaps the greatest intellectual stride that it has ever been granted to any man to make." — Einstein
1002. Smith, Adam | "... led by an invisible hand ..."
1003. Mesmer, Franz Anton | Synthesizing the controversial ideas of "animal magnetism"
1004. Jenner, Edward | A remarkable letter by the father of immunology discussing vaccine matter
1005. Jenner, Edward | A second extraordinary letter by Jenner to Wollaston
1006. Laennec, René-Théophile-Hyacinthe | The invention of the stethoscope
1007. Daguerre, Louis Jacques Mandé | Original drawings by the inventor of photography
1008. De Quincey, Thomas | "a conclusive experiment on the profit of leaving of leaving off opium"
1009. Daguerre, Louis Jacques Mandé | The invention of photography—the true first issue
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"
1011. Poe, Edgar Allan | The culmination of Poe's efforts
1012. Jardine, William | A handsome set of The Naturalist's Library
1013. Kierkegaard, Søren Aabye | "How should we live?"
1014. Adams, Arthur | A charming collection of plates drawn from a landmark voyage
1015. (Darwin, Charles) | The first published portrait of Darwin, likely an artist's proof
1016. Melville, Herman | "And God created great whales."
1017. Dickens, Charles | "Fog up the river, where it flows among the green aits and meadows..."
1018. (Darwin, Charles) | The earliest obtainable photographic portrait
1019. Foote, Eunice Newton | The first true discovery of "greenhouse gasses"
1020. Dickens, Charles | "the ham (though it was good enough of itself) seemed to blow a faint simoom of ham through the whole Marshalsea.”
1021. Darwin, Charles and Alfred Russel Wallace | Darwin announces the theory of natural selection
1022. Darwin, Charles | The "most important single work in science"
1023. Bisson, Auguste-Rosalie Bisson | The Ascent of Mont Blanc
1024. Frith, Francis | Frith's monumental photographic record of the Middle East
1025. Darwin, Charles | His definitive statement on natural selection, and his legacy
1026. (New York) — Viele, Egbert L | "The most enduring 19th-century map of Manhattan"
1027. Cameron, Julia Margaret | J. F. W. Herschel
1028. Collins, Wilkie | The foundation of modern detective fiction
1029. Malm, Auguste Wilhelm | An inadvertent photographic work of art on whaling, and the only stuffed blue whale in the world
1030. (Darwin, Charles) — Julia Margaret Cameron | The rarest of Cameron’s portraits of Darwin
1031. Darwin, Charles | A fine series of letters on tailless dogs and rare carnivorous plants
1032. (Darwin, Charles) — Oscar Gustave Rejlander | One of his favorite portraits, signed by himself and the photographer
1033. Critcherson, George P., John L. Dunmore with William Bradford | The Front of the Glacier
1034. Collins, Wilkie | The author's annotated copy of the rare Moonstone dramatization
1035. (Darwin, Charles) | An exceptional group of photographic portraits, one of which signed
1036. Darwin, Charles | A letter regarding a bizarre inherited behavior
1037. (San Francisco) — Jackson, William Henry | A magnificent view of a vanished San Francisco and a major innovation in photography
1038. Morris, William | The second, and more elaborate, edition of the first book by the Kelmscott Press
1039. Wells, H. G. | A scarce and desirable leaf from one of Wells' major works
1040. Pia, Secondo | The Shroud of Turin
1041. Royds, Charles W. Rawson | The race to the end of the earth
1042. Anton Giulio Bragaglia
Bragaglia, Anton Giulio | Selected Carte Postale
1043. Carter, Howard | The Discovery of King Tut's Tomb
1044. (Darwin, Charles) | More than 100 items of Darwin ephemera, testifying to the ubiquity of his image