51 Lots for Sale 16449



Lot 1 Newton's fascination with alchemy ISAAC NEWTON. 1670S 
estimate £80,000  £100,000 ($104,560  $130,700) price realized £100,000 ($131,100)  
Lot 2 A signed document, repaying a loan ISAAC NEWTON. 24 DECEMBER 1718 
estimate £10,000  £15,000 ($13,070  $19,605) price realized £56,250 ($73,744)  
Lot 3 Darwin burnishes his geological credentials after the Beagle... CHARLES DARWIN. 8 MAY 1841 
estimate £2,000  £3,000 ($2,614  $3,921) price realized £10,625 ($13,929)  
Lot 4 Sympathy for a scientist in difficulties CHARLES DARWIN. 19 JUNE 1867 
estimate £1,800  £2,500 ($2,353  $3,268) price realized £4,375 ($5,736)  
Lot 5 On the most recent editions of his works CHARLES DARWIN. 10 MARCH 1875 
estimate £1,200  £1,800 ($1,568  $2,353) price realized £8,125 ($10,652)  
Lot 6 Declining an invitation on the grounds of illhealth CHARLES DARWIN. 11 JUNE 1876 
estimate £1,500  £2,500 ($1,961  $3,268) price realized £5,625 ($7,374)  
Lot 7 'The most memorable scientific expedition which ever left England' CHARLES DARWIN. 5 NOVEMBER 1876 
estimate £4,000  £6,000 ($5,228  $7,842) price realized £11,875 ($15,568)  
Lot 8 Defending the principle of natural selection CHARLES DARWIN. 22 NOVEMBER 1876 
estimate £15,000  £25,000 ($19,605  $32,675) price realized £50,000 ($65,550)  
Lot 9 On deepsea dwellers and hermaphrodites CHARLES DARWIN. 7 FEBRUARY 1877 
estimate £2,500  £3,500 ($3,268  $4,575) price realized £11,875 ($15,568)  
Lot 10 Encouragement for a young naturalist CHARLES DARWIN. 26 NOVEMBER [1878] 
estimate £3,000  £5,000 ($3,921  $6,535) price realized £7,500 ($9,608)  
Lot 11 A heartfelt vote of thanks for a book dedication CHARLES DARWIN. 20 JANUARY 1879 
estimate £2,800  £3,500 ($3,660  $4,575) price realized £7,500 ($9,608)  
Lot 12 Supporting a faculty application CHARLES DARWIN. 23 JANUARY 1879 
estimate £2,000  £3,000 ($2,614  $3,921) price realized £5,000 ($6,555)  
Lot 13 A glowing review of the naturalist’s report on the... CHARLES DARWIN. 4 FEBRUARY 1879 
estimate £5,000  £8,000 ($6,535  $10,456) price realized £15,000 ($19,665)  
Lot 14 An invitation to visit alongside the polymath Francis Galton CHARLES DARWIN. 2 MAY 1880 
estimate £1,500  £2,500 ($1,961  $3,268) price realized £4,375 ($5,736)  
Lot 15 On the election of the Linacre Professor at Oxford CHARLES DARWIN. 25 SEPTEMBER 1881 
estimate £2,500  £3,500 ($3,268  $4,575) price realized £6,875 ($9,013)  
Lot 16 Subscribing to a memorial fund for a fellow scientist CHARLES DARWIN. 7 APRIL 1882 
estimate £2,800  £3,500 ($3,660  $4,575) price realized £4,000 ($5,244)  
Lot 18 Hans Albert Einstein’s copy of his father’s greatest contribution to... ALBERT EINSTEIN. 1919 
estimate £4,000  £6,000 ($5,228  $7,842) price realized £5,000 ($6,555)  
Lot 19 Recommending a young chemist to Fritz Haber ALBERT EINSTEIN. 12 JULY 1922 
estimate £1,200  £1,800 ($1,568  $2,353) price realized £8,750 ($11,471)  
Lot 20 Hans Albert Einstein’s copy of his father’s Nobel Prize speech ALBERT EINSTEIN. 1923 
estimate £4,000  £6,000 ($5,228  $7,842) price realized £6,250 ($8,194)  
Lot 21 'The grass has now grown over this little affair' ALBERT EINSTEIN. 2 SEPTEMBER 1925 
estimate £1,000  £1,500 ($1,307  $1,961) price realized £9,375 ($12,291)  
Lot 22 The first version of Einstein's unified field theory. ALBERT EINSTEIN. 1925 
estimate £2,000  £3,000 ($2,614  $3,921) price realized £3,250 ($4,261)  
Lot 23 Einstein on Newton: Hans Albert Einstein’s copy ALBERT EINSTEIN. 1928 
estimate £3,000  £5,000 ($3,921  $6,535) price realized £13,750 ($18,026)  
Lot 24 Einstein at 50 ALBERT EINSTEIN. 1929 
estimate £10,000  £15,000 ($13,070  $19,605) price realized £12,500 ($16,388)  
Lot 25 'Great and noble things come from isolated figures' ALBERT EINSTEIN. 1934 
estimate £18,000  £25,000 ($23,526  $32,675) price realized £32,500 ($42,608)  
Lot 26 'Burning with enthusiasm' at seeing an old friend from Berlin ALBERT EINSTEIN. 23 OCTOBER 1941 
estimate £1,000  £1,500 ($1,307  $1,961) price realized £4,750 ($6,227)  
Lot 27 'So excited ... that I could think of nothing else' ALBERT EINSTEIN. 17 JUNE 1942 
estimate £7,000  £10,000 ($9,149  $13,070) price realized £11,250 ($14,749)  
Lot 28 'An unwavering pursuit of truth' ALBERT EINSTEIN. 30 SEPTEMBER 1942 
estimate £3,000  £5,000 ($3,921  $6,535) price realized £9,375 ($12,291)  
Lot 29 A selfmocking acceptance of a lunch invitation ALBERT EINSTEIN. 31 MARCH 1944 
estimate £1,500  £2,000 ($1,961  $2,614) price realized £5,250 ($6,883)  
Lot 30 The Meaning of Relativity: authorial presentation copy ALBERT EINSTEIN. 1950 
estimate £6,000  £9,000 ($7,842  $11,763) price realized £8,750 ($11,471)  
Lot 31 'This dissertation is my original work' STEPHEN HAWKING. 15 OCTOBER 1965 
estimate £100,000  £150,000 ($130,700  $196,050) price realized £584,750 ($766,607)  
Lot 32 'Singularities and the geometry of spacetime' STEPHEN HAWKING. 13 DECEMBER 1966 
estimate £10,000  £15,000 ($13,070  $19,605) price realized £30,000 ($39,330)  
Lot 33 Theory of the Detection of Short Bursts of Gravitation Radiation STEPHEN HAWKING AND G.W. GIBBONS. 1977 
estimate £1,000  £1,500 ($1,307  $1,961) price realized £2,125 ($2,786)  
Lot 34 The Four Laws of Black Hole Mechanics J.M. BARDEEN, B. CARTER & STEPHEN HAWKING. 1973 
estimate £3,000  £5,000 ($3,921  $6,535) price realized £5,000 ($6,555)  
Lot 35 Why is the Universe Isotropic? STEPHEN HAWKING AND C.B. COLLINS. 1973 
estimate £1,000  £1,500 ($1,307  $1,961) price realized £3,000 ($3,933)  
Lot 36 The Rotation and Distortion of the Universe STEPHEN HAWKING AND C.B. COLLINS. 1973 
estimate £1,000  £1,500 ($1,307  $1,961) price realized £1,375 ($1,803)  
Lot 37 Black Hole Explosions? STEPHEN HAWKING. 1974 
estimate £3,000  £5,000 ($3,921  $6,535) price realized £7,500 ($9,833)  
Lot 38 Fundamental Breakdown of Physics in Gravitational Collapse STEPHEN HAWKING. 1975 
estimate £2,000  £3,000 ($2,614  $3,921) price realized £5,250 ($6,883)  
Lot 39 Action integrals and partition functions in quantum gravity STEPHEN HAWKING AND G.W. GIBBONS. 15 MAY 1977 
estimate £2,000  £3,000 ($2,614  $3,921) price realized £3,000 ($3,933)  
Lot 40 Classification of Gravitational Instanton Symmetries STEPHEN HAWKING AND G.W. GIBBONS. 1979 
estimate £2,000  £3,000 ($2,614  $3,921) price realized £3,000 ($3,933)  
Lot 41 The Boundary Conditions of the Universe STEPHEN HAWKING. 1982 
estimate £1,000  £1,500 ($1,307  $1,961) price realized £2,750 ($3,605)  
Lot 42 Wave function of the Universe STEPHEN HAWKING AND J.B. HARTLE. 1983 
estimate £3,000  £5,000 ($3,921  $6,535) price realized £1,875 ($2,458)  
Lot 43 Thermodynamics of Black Holes in Antide Sitter Space STEPHEN HAWKING AND DON N. PAGE. 1983 
estimate £1,000  £1,500 ($1,307  $1,961) price realized £1,875 ($2,458)  
Lot 44 Origin of Structure in the Universe STEPHEN HAWKING AND J.J. HALLIWELL. 1985 
estimate £2,000  £3,000 ($2,614  $3,921) price realized £1,750 ($2,294)  
Lot 45 Brief History of Time 'signed' with a thumbprint STEPHEN HAWKING. 1988 
estimate £2,000  £3,000 ($2,614  $3,921) price realized £68,750 ($90,131)  
Lot 46 Spectrum of Wormholes STEPHEN HAWKING AND DON N. PAGE. 1990 
estimate £1,000  £1,500 ($1,307  $1,961) price realized £3,500 ($4,484)  
Lot 47 A touching portrait STEPHEN HAWKING. 2005 
estimate £400  £600 ($523  $784) price realized £8,125 ($10,652)  
Lot 48 Stephen Hawking’s Time Travellers Invitation STEPHEN HAWKING. OCTOBER 2013 
estimate £100  £150 ($131  $196) price realized £11,250 ($14,749)  
Lot 49 Stephen Hawking makes an appearance on The... STEPHEN HAWKING. 14 DECEMBER 2009 
estimate £2,000  £3,000 ($2,614  $3,921) price realized £6,250 ($8,194)  
Lot 50 Hawking's medals and awards STEPHEN HAWKING. 19751999 
estimate £10,000  £15,000 ($13,070  $19,605) price realized £296,750 ($389,039)  
Lot 51 Stephen Hawking’s bomber jacket STEPHEN HAWKING. 2016 
estimate £100  £150 ($131  $196) price realized £40,000 ($52,440)  
Lot 52 A motorised wheelchair STEPHEN HAWKING. C.1988 
estimate £10,000  £15,000 ($13,070  $19,605) price realized £296,750 ($389,039) 