42 Lots for Sale 18958



Lot 1 Edison works on his lightbulb THOMAS EDISON. 18801886 
estimate £60,000  £90,000 ($75,540  $113,310) price realized £75,000 ($94,050)  
Lot 3 An experiment in photography NIKOLA TESLA. 29 MAY 1896 
estimate £6,000  £9,000 ($7,554  $11,331) price realized £6,250 ($7,838)  
Lot 4 Letters by Lenard, Stark, Kamerlingh Onnes and others WILHELM WIEN (RECIPIENT). 19011915 
estimate £1,500  £2,000 ($1,889  $2,518) price realized £16,250 ($20,378)  
Lot 5 ‘Anode rays are indeed very interesting’ WILHELM RÖNTGEN. 19021915 
estimate £5,000  £8,000 ($6,295  $10,072) price realized £13,750 ($17,243)  
Lot 6 Space travel is possible: the theoretical proof ROBERT ESNAULTPELTERIE. 1913 
estimate £4,000  £7,000 ($5,036  $8,813) price realized £5,000 ($6,270)  
Lot 7 A planet beyond Neptune PERCIVAL LOWELL. 1915 
estimate £1,200  £1,800 ($1,511  $2,266) price realized £4,375 ($5,486)  
Lot 8 The universe is expanding VESTO MELVIN SLIPHER. 1917 
estimate £4,000  £7,000 ($5,036  $8,813) price realized £10,625 ($13,324)  
Lot 10 Thanking another Einstein for a pipe ALBERT EINSTEIN. APRIL 1921 
estimate £6,000  £9,000 ($7,554  $11,331) price realized £13,750 ($17,243)  
Lot 11 'A new atomic theory' ERWIN SCHRÖDINGER. 27 DECEMBER 1925 
estimate £3,000  £5,000 ($3,777  $6,295) price realized £22,500 ($28,215)  
Lot 12 Criticising Mussolini and discussing exponential decay ERWIN SCHRÖDINGER. 3 SEPTEMBER 1927 
estimate £1,500  £2,000 ($1,889  $2,518) price realized £3,250 ($4,076)  
Lot 13 On the DavissonGermer experiment ERWIN SCHRÖDINGER. 25 NOVEMBER 1927 
estimate £1,500  £2,000 ($1,889  $2,518) price realized £5,000 ($6,250)  
Lot 15 The complementarity principle NIELS BOHR. 14 APRIL 1928 
estimate £3,000  £5,000 ($3,777  $6,295) price realized £8,125 ($10,189)  
Lot 18 Quantum theory to ‘take over all the important parts’ of classical... PAUL DIRAC. 1933 
estimate £3,000  £5,000 ($3,777  $6,295) price realized £8,125 ($10,189)  
Lot 19 'A general theory of relativity of nuclear processes' ALBERT EINSTEIN. 16 JUNE 1935 
estimate £10,000  £15,000 ($12,590  $18,885) price realized £16,250 ($20,378)  
Lot 20 ‘His American Holiness …‘ ALBERT EINSTEIN. 19 JUNE 1936 
estimate £1,500  £2,000 ($1,889  $2,518) price realized £2,125 ($2,665)  
Lot 22 A Second World War Enigma Machine OLYMPIA BÜROMASCHINENWERKE. 1944 
estimate £200,000  £300,000 ($251,800  $377,700) price realized £347,250 ($435,452)  
Lot 24 'Feeling our way': a densely scientific letter, including an equation ALBERT EINSTEIN. 1945 
estimate £15,000  £20,000 ($18,885  $25,180) price realized £15,000 ($18,810)  
Lot 28 Superfluidity: one of the defining moments in modern physics RICHARD FEYNMAN. 1953 
estimate £2,000  £3,000 ($2,518  $3,777) price realized £2,500 ($3,135)  
Lot 31 A geodesic grid BUCKMINSTER FULLER. 7 SEPTEMBER 1980 
estimate £1,500  £2,500 ($1,889  $3,148) price realized £2,125 ($2,665)  
Lot 32 Six reference works from Stephen Hawking's library STEPHEN HAWKING. 19621987 
estimate £500  £800 ($630  $1,007) price realized £5,250 ($6,584)  
Lot 33 Hawking’s copies (one signed with initials) of two texts on... STEPHEN HAWKING. 19641965 
estimate £2,500  £3,500 ($3,148  $4,407) price realized £4,000 ($5,016)  
Lot 34 Black holes: a major paper inscribed by the author in his own hand STEPHEN HAWKING. 1966 
estimate £10,000  £15,000 ($12,590  $18,885) price realized £27,500 ($34,485)  
Lot 35 Astrophysical Quantities, with Hawking's ownership inscription... STEPHEN HAWKING. 1970 
estimate £2,500  £3,500 ($3,148  $4,407) price realized £6,875 ($8,621)  
Lot 36 Newton's Principia, presented to Stephen Hawking by his wife... SIR ISAAC NEWTON. 1726 [1972] 
estimate £1,000  £1,500 ($1,259  $1,889) price realized £6,000 ($7,524)  
Lot 37 First edition of Hawking’s analysis of the cosmological principle STEPHEN HAWKING AND C.B. COLLINS. 1973 
estimate £1,500  £2,500 ($1,889  $3,148) price realized £1,500 ($1,881)  
Lot 38 Mathematics and physics reference books from Hawking's library [STEPHEN HAWKING]. 19731983 
estimate £500  £800 ($630  $1,007) price realized £2,125 ($2,665)  
Lot 39 Hawking’s most important article, predicting Hawking Radiation STEPHEN HAWKING. 1974 
estimate £4,000  £6,000 ($5,036  $7,554) price realized £7,500 ($9,405)  
Lot 40 The path to the discovery of Hawking Radiation STEPHEN HAWKING AND G.W. GIBBONS. 1977 
estimate £1,000  £2,000 ($1,259  $2,518) price realized £750 ($941)  
Lot 41 Cold War Entropy – presentation copies of Soviet astrophysics STEPHEN HAWKING. 19781986 
estimate £600  £900 ($755  $1,133) price realized £1,375 ($1,719)  
Lot 44 On the probability of tunnelling to an expanding universe STEPHEN HAWKING AND J.B. HARTLE. 1983 
estimate £1,000  £1,500 ($1,259  $1,889) price realized £2,125 ($2,665)  
Lot 45 Hawking's own copy of the Nuffield Workshop of 1982 STEPHEN HAWKING, G. GIBBONS & S. SIKLOS. 1983 
estimate £500  £800 ($630  $1,007) price realized £4,375 ($5,486)  
Lot 46 Stephen Hawking in Bloom County BERKELEY BREATHED. 30 JUNE 1988 
estimate £1,000  £1,500 ($1,259  $1,889) price realized £1,750 ($2,195)  
Lot 47 Hawking suggests wormholes may exist STEPHEN HAWKING AND DON N. PAGE. 1990 
estimate £2,000  £3,000 ($2,518  $3,777) price realized £2,375 ($2,978)  
Lot 48 The legendary silhouette STEPHEN HAWKING. C.1990 
estimate £1,000  £1,500 ($1,259  $1,889) price realized £750 ($941)  
Lot 49 A Brief History of Time in a special presentation binding to... STEPHEN HAWKING. 1990 
estimate £1,000  £1,500 ($1,259  $1,889) price realized £4,375 ($5,486)  
Lot 50 Presentation draft copy to Hawking of this popular science book KIP THORNE. 1992 
estimate £500  £800 ($630  $1,007) price realized £13,750 ($17,243)  
Lot 51 Black Holes and Baby Universes 'signed' with Professor Hawking's thumbprint STEPHEN HAWKING. 1994 
estimate £1,000  £1,500 ($1,259  $1,889) price realized £3,250 ($4,076)  
Lot 52 Portrait of Stephen Hawking ANTON CORBIJN. 1999 
estimate £1,000  £1,500 ($1,259  $1,889) price realized £1,125 ($1,411)  
Lot 54 First draft of Hawking's bestselling sequel to A Brief History of Time STEPHEN HAWKING. 2002 
estimate £500  £800 ($630  $1,007) price realized £750 ($941)  
Lot 55 Stephen Hawking’s personal Simpsons... [STEPHEN HAWKING]. 2003 
estimate £500  £800 ($630  $1,007) price realized £2,750 ($3,449)  
Lot 56 Stephen Hawking's Celestial Globe UNCLE MILTON. 2011 
estimate £500  £800 ($630  $1,007) price realized £875 ($1,097)  
Lot 57 Stephen Hawking's doctoral hood [STEPHEN HAWKING]. 2017 
estimate £500  £800 ($630  $1,007) price realized £4,750 ($5,957) 