Opticks: or, A Treatise of the Reflexions, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light. Also Two...
THE FIRST EDITION OF NEWTON’S OPTICKS - THE EARLIEST OF THE SIX KNOWN AUTHOR’S PRESENTATION COPIES



Opticks: or, A Treatise of the Reflexions, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light. Also Two...


London: Printed for Sam. Smith and Benj. Walford, Printers to the Royal Society, at the Prince’s Arms in St. Paul’s Church-Yard, 1704.

First edition, first issue, and a superlative copy, presented by Newton to his close friend and collaborator Nicolas Fatio de Duillier, with an inscription recording the gift in Fatio’s hand and with his ink and pencil annotations in.....

Price: $750,000.00
Collection of 50 original patents. Nikola TESLA
50 TESLA PATENTS RECORDING HIS INVENTION OF RADIO, WIRELESS, POWER TRANSMISSION, ROBOTICS, ARC-LIGHTING, ETC., ETC.



Collection of 50 original patents.


Washington DC: Norris-Peters Co., 1886-1914.

An extraordinary collection of patents from Tesla’s most fruitful period, comprising almost half of all the patents granted to him. The collection includes Tesla’s patent (645,576) for the invention of radio, one of the key technological inventions of the last century – this was disputed by Marconi, but almost half a century later the US.....

Price: $150,000.00
A single paper leaf from the Gutenberg Bible, containing Kings 1, 19 and 20. [Mounted in:] A...
A ‘NOBLE FRAGMENT’: A SINGLE LEAF FROM THE GUTENBERG BIBLE



A single paper leaf from the Gutenberg Bible, containing Kings 1, 19 and 20. [Mounted...


[Mainz: Johann Gutenberg & Johann Fust, ca. 1455].

First edition, one of 600 copies, containing a single paper leaf from the first substantial book printed from movable type in the western world, now known simply as the Gutenberg Bible, or the 42-line Bible: the editio princeps of the Bible, and “in many ways the greatest of all printed books” (PMM.....

Price: $95,000.00
Dialogo. dove ne i congressi di quattro giornate si discorre sopra i due massimi sistemi del...
With a hitherto unknown manuscript version of Galileo’s Letter to Christina



Dialogo. dove ne i congressi di quattro giornate si discorre sopra i due massimi sistemi...


Florence: Landini, 1632.

First edition; all of the errata found on the errata leaf have been meticulously corrected in the text by the owner, who in assembling the volume discarded the errata leaf and added the additional texts as detailed below. The frontispiece is an excellent early impression with rich black tones, printed on thick paper as were all the.....

Price: $225,000.00
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