University Archives is pleased to announce its next sale on May 26, 2021. At over 400 lots, our May auction includes all of the items you have come to expect from the Presidential, World Leaders, and Science categories, but with the addition of fun and unusual items from Comic Art, Entertainment, Aviation/Space, Sports, Music, and Criminalia.
LOT No. 199 -- (Estimate: $12,000 - $14,000)
Abraham Lincoln and his Cabinet, Andrew Johnson, Senators, Congressman, Over 220 Sign an Album
Album Signed, “Washington, D. C. / January 28, 1862 / Yours truly / A. Lincoln”. Approximately 224 pp., with signatures on 64 pp., 6″ x 8.75″. Wear to cover and split between front and spine covers; gilding on page edges largely present; interior clean and tight; tears to two leading pages; else Very Good.
Sir Isaac Newton
LOT No. 242 -- (Estimate: $100,000 - $150,000)
Isaac Newton Scientific Autograph Manuscript Relating to the Principia, One of Very Few Known!
A rare and important autograph manuscript relating to the Principia, formerly in the Honeyman Collection of Scientific Books and Manuscripts (# 1224). “Thought to relate to Newton’s De Mundi Systemate” – i.e. Book III of the Principia – this manuscript is a set of mathematical notes containing several types of calculations and data-points relevant to the physics of Book III. One side is filled with calculations, while the other side has a short note by Newton along with a calculation.