Forum Auctions: Online Sale: The Erwin Tomash Library on the History of Computing: the residual part, 2143, London

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Auction Date
03/12/2020 - 03/12/2020
Page Size: 292 items in 12 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Adams (George)

A Treatise describing the Construction, and Explaining the use, of New Celestial and Terrestrial Globes

1766GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 375.00
2Adams (George)

Astronomical and Geographical Essays:

1789GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 325.00
3Adams (George)

Astronomical and Geographical Essays

1790GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 137.50
4Gonnella (Tito)

Descrizione di due macchine aritmetiche per l'addizione, immaginate e costrutte da tito gonella... Premiato all'esposizione universale di Londra del 1851

Florence1859GBP 750.00 - 1,000.00GBP 937.50
5Agucchia (Lattanzio)

Il computista pagato ... Per trovare in un subito il conto fatto di qualunque sorte di pagamento, che si faccia, cosi à giorni, come à mesi, & anno

Rome1613GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 175.00
6Agucchia (Lattanzio)

Il computista pagato ... Di nuovo ristampato, corretto in molti luoghi, con l'Aggiunta

Todi1671GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 225.00
7Alexander (Andreas)

Logometron architecturae militaris Freitagianae, kunstgemass der Freitagschen Bevestigung

Arnheim1665GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,062.50
8Abel (Thomas)

Subtensial Plain Trigonometry, Wrought with a Sliding-Rule, with Gunter's Lines: and Also Arithmetically, in a Very Concise Manner. Ant this Method Apply'd to Navigation

Philadelphia1761GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 687.50
9Bowditch (Nathaniel)

The New American Practical Navigator

Newburyport, Mass. 1802GBP 1,500.00 - 2,500.00GBP 1,625.00
10Ampère (André Marie)

Essai sur la philosophie des sciences, ou exposition analytique d'une classification naturelle de toutes les connaissances humaines

Paris1834-43.GBP 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
11Apianus (Petrus)

Instrumentum primi mobilis

Nuremberg1534GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00GBP 8,125.00
12Apianus (Petrus)

Instrumentum sinuum, seu primi mobilis, nuper... Inventum

Nuremburg1541GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
13Ardüser (Johann)

Geometriae, theoricae et practicae. XII. Bucher, inn welchen die geometrischen Fundament Euclids & als in einem Handbuch beschreiben werden

Zurich1627GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
14Montanari (Geminiano)

Manualetto de bombisti, overo ristretto delle avvertenze più necessarie per ben maneggiare i mortari:

Venice1690GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 225.00
15Población (Juan Martinez)

De Usu Astrolabi Compendium, Schematibus Commodissimis Illustratum

Paris1546GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 500.00
16Stoeffler (Johannes)

Elucidatio Fabricae ususque Astrolabii... Atque totius spherice doctissimo nuper ingeniose concinnata atque in lucem edita

Oppenheim1513 [colophon dated 1512].GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 2,500.00

Atom bomb.- Atomic Energy. A General Account of the Development of Methods of Using Atomic Energy for Military Purposes under the Auspices of the United States Government

1945GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 225.00
18Svendsun (Andreas)

Det magiske Skuespil, eller Beskrivelse og Udvikling af Pierres og Degabriels Forestillinger og Kunster,

Copenhagen1795GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 200.00
19[Babbage (Charles) and John Herschel].

Memoirs of the Analytical Society 1813

Cambridge1813GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,000.00
20Babbage (Charles) John F.W. Herschel and George Peacock, translators.

An Elementary Treatise on the Differential and Integral Calculus by Silvestre François Lacroix

Cambridge1816GBP 250.00 - 350.00GBP 275.00
21Babbage (Charles)

Observations on the analogy which subsists between the calculus of functions and other branches of analysis, in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London.

1817GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 212.50
22Babbage (Charles)

Examples of the solutions of functional equations, engraved plate, bound after Herschel (John Frederick William)

. GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 200.00
23Babbage (Charles)

Memoirs of the Astronomical Society of London, vol.1-3 only

1822-26-29.GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 450.00
24Babbage (Charles)

A Comparative View of the Various Institutions for the Assurance of Lives

1826GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 350.00
25Babbage (Charles)

On a method of expressing by signs the action of machinery [&] On electrical and magnetic rotations, in Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London for the year MDCCCXXVI

1826GBP 750.00 - 1,000.00GBP 937.50
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Abraham Lincoln, <i>Emancipation Proclamation by the President of the United States,</i> pamphlet, 1862. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Family papers of the distinguished Ruby-Jackson family, Portland, Maine, 1853-1961. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Family papers of the Confederate Vice President Alexander Stephens & the persons who served him, 1866-1907. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Autograph book with inscriptions by orators Moses Roper & Peter Williams, 1821-54. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Archive of letters, postcards, and greeting cards sent by Romare Bearden, 1949-87. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b><br>E. Simms Campbell, <i>A Night-Club Map of Harlem,</i> in inaugural issue of Manhattan, 1933. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Papers of the comedian Nipsey Russell, including a letter from MLK, 1929-2000. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Early German-American anti-slavery broadside, <i>Sclaven-Handel,</i> Philadelphia, 1794. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Edmonia Lewis, prominent sculptor, carte-de-visite by Henry Rocher, c. 1866-71. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b><br><i>The Black Panther: Black Community News Service,</i> 44 issues, San Francisco, 1967-1971. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ernest Withers, <i>I Am A Man, Sanitation Workers Strike,</i> silver print, 1968. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <i>March For Freedom Now!,</i> poster for the 1960 Republican Convention. $4,000 to $6,000.
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