History of Science and Technology, including Air and Space

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BELTRAMI, EUGENIO. 1835-1900. Intorno ad alcuni di propagazione del calore. Bologna: Gamberini & Parmeggiani, 1887.

EDISON, THOMAS. 1847-1931. Albumen print portrait signed ("Thos A Edison"), 11 5/8 by 7 1/8 inches laid down to board,

THOMAS EDISON CIGAR CUTTERS Pair of gold cigar cutters on single gold chain, each about 2 x 1 inches, late 19th century, engraved with initials "T.A.E," one engraved with fine floral and foliate design.

EDISON, THOMAS. 1847-1931. Photograph Signed ("Thos A Edison"), gelatin silver print portrait of a mature Edison in his laboratory,

TESLA, NIKOLA. 1856-1943. Experiments with Alternate Currents of High Potential and High Frequency. A Lecture Delivered before the Institution of Electrical Engineers, London. With A Portrait and Biographical Sketch of the Author. New York, W.J. Johnson Company, 1896.

DOLL ET CIE TOY STEAM PLANT & WORKSHOP 1920s Copper boiler mounted on tinplate brick effect oven with chimney, boiler with pressure gauge, water level glass, safety valves and whistle, piping to horizontal twin cylinder engine with slip eccentric gear, ball governor, spoked flywheel and pulley, mounted on a green painted tinplate base

WIMSHURST INFLUENCE MACHINE Electrostatic generator, various materials, 1925, 10 x 12 x 8 inches.

LUMIÈRE CINEMATOGRAPHIC COLLECTION, CIRCA 1896 AN EXTREMELY EARLY EXAMPLE Cinématographe, No 145, J. Carpentier, Paris, c.1896, J. Carpentier,

PRESTWICH MODEL 4 35mm motion picture camera, London, Prestwich Manufacturing Co., c.1898, hand-cranked, in polished mahogany with fine dovetail construction with original brass and wood winding handle, footage counter with silvered dial, brass fittings,

COLOR CINEMATOGRAPHIC CAMERA: EUGÈNE LOUIS DOYEN NO. 1 Color motion picture camera, c.1912, hand-cranked, with a walnut, brass and polished aluminum body, wood and brass winding handle, triple gate with three colored glass filters (red, blue and green), three lenses with fine screw adjustment, film transport movement with three double-claw mechanisms and disc shutter with three semi-circular apertures, one for each color.

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