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        Guerra dÕOriente. Album illustrato.

      Firenze, Angelo Usigli Editore, (1860) in 4to rilegato in mezza tela moderna con tassello al dorso, conservata allÕinterno la copertina litografica a colori, pp. 196, con 49 belle tavole litografiche colorate a mano fuori testo (prevalentemente scene di battaglie terrestri e di mare e ritratti dei generali coinvolti nel comando delle azioni belliche nell'Europa orientale (Turchia, Balcani, ecc.) che ebbero luogo nella met? dell'800 e due cartine, sempre in litografia colorata. Mancano le prime XII pagine dellÕintroduzione e le pagine 1-4 (qui comunque riprodotte in fotocopia). Strappo riparato con nastro adesivo allÕultima pagina.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani già' Naturalistica snc]
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        Le 101e régiment

      1860. A. Bourdilliat & Cie, Paris 1860, 20,5x23,5cm, relié. - A. Bourdilliat & Cie, Paris 1860, 20,5x23,5cm, relié. - Edizione, una delle 13 copie su nupérotés previste, documenti in stampa a grandi caratteri i più piccoli con 13 di carta colorata. Binding marocchino metà nera con gli angoli, torna con cinque nervi decorati con gli ornamenti dorati fragili della mascella, piatti di carta marmorizzata, guardie e contreplats di carta fatta a mano, la testa dorata sui testimoni. L'invio autografo firmato da Jules Noriac, sotto la giustificazione del sorteggio, Edouard Delessert. Prenota decorato con illustrazioni di Armand Dumarescq, Janet G., Pelcoq, Morin e Deuxétoiles [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 13 exemplaires nupérotés sur vergé, tirage en grands papiers le plus restreint avec 13 papier teinté. Reliure en demi maroquin noir à coins, dos à cinq nerfs ornés de fleurons dorés, un mors fragile, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tête dorée sur témoins. Envoi autographe signé de Jules Noriac, en dessous de la justification du tirage, à Edouard Delessert. Ouvrage orné de 70 illustrations in et hors-texte de Armand-Dumarescq, G. Janet, Pelcoq, Morin et Deuxétoiles. Notre exemplaire est exceptionnellement enrichi de tous les fumés des illustrations tirés sur papier de Chine. Rares rousseurs et taches marginales en pieds des certains feuillets. Unique exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Catalogue des Livres et Manuscrits formant la Bibliothèque de feu M. J.B.Th. de Jonghe

      Lithographed frontis. port. of the collector & one plate. xxi, 368 pp.; xii, 459 pp.; x, 457 pp. Three vols. Thick 8vo, cont. marbled boards, orange leather lettering pieces on spines. Brussels: F. Heussner, 1860-61-60. This magnificent library was one of the greatest and most complete ever formed on the history, heraldry, genealogy, and numismatics of the Low Countries. The collection was the most important sold since Lammens and van Hulthem 25 years earlier. De Jonghe (1801-60), diplomat and lawyer and the heir of a great fortune, formed his collection over a thirty year period. 10,923 lots including many important early MSS. and books, notable bindings, etc. Fine set from the library of His Serene Highness Prince Fürstenberg at Donaueschingen with the Donaueschingen stamp on each title. ? Blogie 145, 146, & 147.

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc.]
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        Inselwelt. Gesammelte Erzählungen. 2 Bände. Erster Band: Indische Skizzen. Zweiter Band: Australische Skizzen

      Leipzig, Arnoldische Buchhandlung 1860 - Schegk 15; Brümmer II, 359. - Seltene erste Ausgabe des berühmten deutschen Reiseschriftstellers (1816-1872). Schon seit seiner Jugend hatte er den Drang die weite Welt zu durchstreifen, fand die verschiedensten Beschäftigungen und führte ein höchst abenteuerliches Leben auf seinen langen Reisen. Die vorliegenden Erzählungen gehen u.a. über Walfischfänger in der Südsee, Menschentiger im Ostindischen Archipel, über den australischen Busch und eine Känguru-Insel. - Nur Deckblätter leicht stockfleckig, sonst schönes sauberes Exemplar in einem grünen Chagrinleder-Einband mit reicher Rückenvergoldung im Stil der Romantik (6), 409; (8), 406 Seiten Grünes Halbleder der Zeit mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, Gelbschnitt, 8° [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buch & Kunst Antiquariat Flotow GmbH]
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        Hafenszene mit Verladung und Verabschiedung einer Persönlichkeit; im Hgr. Dover Castle, Leuchtürme und Hafenhäuser ('Embarquement A Douvres.').

      - getönte Lithographie v. V. Adam, Bichebois & Durand-Brager n. Ed. Pingret gedr. b. Lemercier in Paris b. Chaillou in Paris, um 1860, 31 x 41

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        The Illuminated Christian Year

      Duffield Ashmead, Philadelphia 1860 - Unpaginated. Folio, 33 x 28.5 cm. Ten chromolithograph plates including the title page as follows: Advent, Christmas, the Epiphany, Lent, Good Friday, Easter, the Ascension, Whit-Sunday, and Trinity, all printed on heavy stock and each contains a prayer printed in gilt and black. Brilliant color work, interior contents fresh, almost as new. This American publisher's color printing prowess was accomplished, ahead of his time and matches that of George Baxter and Edmund Evans. Covers decorated in blind, front cover title in gilt, some fading to covers, but firm and solid binding, corners bumped. Orig. maroon publisher's cloth rebacked in red cloth with spine lettering in gilt. Aeg. Very good [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        Panoramaansicht, "Trieste".

      - kol. Lithographie v. B. Linassi n. Alberto Rieger b. Michele Scabar, um 1860, 21 x 73 Nicht bei Nebehay / Wagner. - Blick über die Adria zur Stadt. Rechts der Hafen ( mit Leuchtturm ), links der Bahnhof.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Ansicht von Schloss "Angern".

      - Farblithographie v. Loeillot n. Schroeder b. Loeillot, Berlin, um 1860, 26,3 x 38 Besitzer: von Veltheim-Osterburg, von der Schulenburg

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Gesamtansicht , von Posillipo aus.

      - anonyme Gouache auf Karton, um 1860, 29,2 x 42,5 Blick von Posillipo aus. Links der Monte Martino mit der Festung St. Elmo. Rechts das Castello dell Ovo, dahinter der Vesuv. In leuchtendem alten Gouachenkolorit. Leicht fleckig. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Gesamtansicht, "Uslar von der Süd - Seite".

      - altkol. Lithographie, um 1860, 43 x 58 Provenienz: königl. Besitz Schloß Marienburg. - Sehr seltene Ansicht, bis auf die Bildkante beschnitten und montiert. So auch die Legende. Blick von einer Anhöhe zum Ort. Im Vordergrund Ernteszene.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Mosquée Sultan Hassan au Caire

      [Cairo, 1860. Albumen print, mounted, printed title in German and French beneath image,numbered 169 and signed in plate ("W. Hammerschmidt") lower right. 11 x 8-3/4 inches (image). Some light spotting to image, wear at edges of mount. Albumen print, mounted, printed title in German and French beneath image,numbered 169 and signed in plate ("W. Hammerschmidt") lower right. 11 x 8-3/4 inches (image). The Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan is a massive Mamluk era mosque and madrassa located near the Citadel in Cairo. Its construction began 757 AH/1356 CE with work ending three years later "without even a single day of idleness". Hammerschmidt (fl. 1858-1870) operated photographic studios in Berlin and Cairo. "His panoramic views of Egyptian cities and the desert countryside belong to the pantheon of the best material produced of the second generation of travel photographers" (Encyclopdia of Nineteenth-Century Photography, p. 633).

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Neueste Volks-Naturgeschichte des Thierreichs für Schule und Haus. Zweiter Band: Amphibien, Fische, Weich-, Glieder- und Strahlthiere.

      Leipzig. Slawische Buchhandlung, ca. 1860. mit den kolorierten, montierten Tafeln 143-261, gr.8°. 22,8 x 17,4 cm. 441 (1) S., 117 Blatt Seiten, neuer privater gelackter Leineneinband mit montierten Deckel- und Rückenschildern, Hardcover in Leinwand, In gutem Zustand. private Nachbindung, der Abbildungsteil hier normal angebunden, der Textteil sauber, nur wenige Seiten in den Rändern etwas braunfleckig, die Abbildungen nur teilweise montiert und mit grünem ornamentalem Rahmen, die Tafeln 185 und 188 ohne Rahmen, aber alle Tafeln handkoloriert, meist gering braunfleckig, aber trotzdem noch in schöner Erhaltung und Kolorierung der etwas naiv wirkenden Abbildungen, offensichtlich nicht die erste, sondern eine etwas spätere Auflage. ohne Angaben zum Erscheinungsjahr, die Abbildungen gestochen von J.W. Tenhaeff. Versand D: 2,95 EUR Sammlerexemplare, Pädagogik, Tiere, Biologie, Bücher mit Originalgrafik, Illustrierte Bücher, Verlagsreihen

      [Bookseller: Leipziger Antiquariat e. K.]
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        Briefe eines deutschen Auswanderers nach Nordamerika in der Zeit um 1860 --- Ein Briefwechsel eines Auswanderers, aus Hamm/Westf. über New York nach Arkansas in die Gegend von Fort Arbuckle, mit seinen Eltern. Sowie weiterer Schriftverkehr bezüglich der Person des Auswanderers.

      o.V. [1857 - 1860], Arbuckle/ Arkansas, Hamm/ Westf. - Friedrich Wilshaus wanderte im Januar 1857 über New York in die Vereinigten Staaten ein. Im Juni 1859 hat er bereits eine Arbeitsstelle in der Nähe von Fort Arbuckle, Arkansas aufgenommen. Etwa 60 Meilen entfernt, im Indianergebiet, ist er als Landvermesser beschäftigt. Im Januar 1860 wollte er eine Zeugenaussage gegen Alkoholschmuggler in Fort Smith zu Protokoll geben, wurde dort am 19. Januar auf offener Straße erschossen. Der dortige Coroner setzte eine Belohnung von 500 $ für die Ergreifung des Täters aus, dieser wurde aber nie ermittelt. Friedrichs Freund John Hubert von Sieburg benachrichtigt in zwei Briefen die Eltern über dessen Tod und die vorausgegangenen Geschehnisse und leitet die Formalitäten wegen des Nachlasses ein. --- Vorhanden sind, original und eigenhändig 3 Briefe des Friedrich Wilshaus an seine Eltern und seinen Bruder, wobei er auch etwas ausführlicher auf seine Arbeit im Indianergebiet eingeht. 1 Brief von Wilhelm Wilsberg an seine Eltern 4 Briefe der Eltern von Friedrich Wilshaus 2 Briefe von John Hubert von Sieburg 1 Brief eines bis dahin unbekannten, der sich ebenfalls als Wilhelm Wilsberg ausgibt, um in den Besitz des Nachlasses zu gelangen. 2 Briefe der Anwaltskanzlei Schüking, welche Büros in Deutschland und Amerika unterhielt. [in wesentlichen Teilen transscribiert] Weiterhin finden sich 3 Couverts (teilw. mit Fehlstellen) mit Originalstempeln. 2 Originalformulare. Sehr rare Dokumente aus dem Leben und Umfeld eines Auswanderers in Amerika.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lastovka GbR]
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        Meine Reisen im Norden. In Norwegen, auf den Orkney- und Shetland-Inseln, Lappland und Schweden. 2 Theile in 2 Bänden (compl.).

      J.J. Weber, Leipzig 1860 - Erstausgabe. Halbleder m. Lederecken, goldgepr. Rückentitelei, farbiger marmor. Rundumschnitt. 8°, viii, 349, viii, 358. +++ Ebd. an 3 (von 8) Ecken leicht beschabt, sonst fast wie neu, Ss. v. Bd. 2 auf den ersten 120 Ss. wasserrandig, sonst innen wie außen sehr gut erhalten. Kein Besitzvermk. +++ Aus Nichtraucherhaushalt. +++ Sehr selten, absolut rar in diesem Zustand. +++ Mehr Fotos u. Infos gerne über den Button "Frage an den Anbieter ". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Magister Michalis, Internet-Antiquariat]
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        A Plan of the Town and Township of Liverpool, From an Actual Survey taken in the Year 1785 By Cha.s Eyes.

      1860 - c.1860. Lithograph, dissected and laid on linen, total 550 x 900mm, folded into cloth covers, as issued. Front board detached, A lithographic production of an extremely rare survey of Liverpool, orientated with north to the right, recording the owners of the land around the town during a period of swift expansion. The Leeds and Liverpool Canal is marked during its construction. Charles Eyes (c.1754-1803) was Town Surveyor from 1781. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Altea Antique Maps]
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        Vie du Marin : deux suites de gravures.

      Paris, Cadart, [1860]. 1860 Première suite : 9 gravures à l'eau-forte, signées dans la planche du monogramme de l'artiste, titrées et légendées ; Seconde suite : 6 gravures à l'eau-forte, signées du monogramme de l'artiste, titrées ; 1 gravure non signée représentant un trois-mâts. En feuilles. Léon Paris, lieutenant de vaisseau, dessinateur et aquafortiste, compose ici deux suites humoristiques sur la vie à bord d'un vaisseau. On y retrouve les marins dans les scènes de leur vie quotidienne. Vie du marin (I)- Suite de 9 eaux-fortes : I. Le branle bas. II. Le déjeuner. III. Le lavage. IV. L'inspection. V. Lexercice. VI. Le dîner. VII. La permission. VIII. L'arrivée. IX. Dans les haubans - Les gravures sont légendées et accompagnées d'un petit poème humoristique de 6 vers, se terminant toujours par "pas du vin dans son bidon" - Par exemple pour le Branlebas : " C'est le matin au point du jour, Que l'on fait branlebas aux fifres et tambours Si dans l'hamac y en a qui s'attardent, L'Capitaine d'armes z'y dit, attends que j't'regarde C'lui là dont auquel il prend le nom C'lui là n'en aura pas du vin dans son bidon." Vie du marin (II). suite de 6 eaux-fortes avec un titre : La terre par le bossoir. - La prière. - Les sacs. - La mèche. - Changer les hamacs. - Piquez midi - Cette suite a été imprimée avant le commentaire. 1 eau-forte non signée ni légendée représentant un trois mâts carré.

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        Aquarellierte Bleistiftzeichnung von Pocci (1807-1876). Grosse Ranken-Vignette mit Initiale E, dabei das Zitat: "Ehre den Arzt mit gebührlicher verehrung daß du ihn habest zur noth. Sirach". "

      wohl München, um 1860. - circa 26,5 x 19,8 cm. 1 Blatt verso alte Montagespuren "Sehr fein ausgeführte Malerei, vielleicht als Vorlage für eine Buchillustration. Im Rankenwerk steht ein Arzt mit einem Glas, hinter einer Hecke lauert der Tod als Skelett mit Kapuze. Rechts unten sitzt ein geflügelter Engel mit einem aufgeschlagenen Buch. Links unten bezeichnet "Franz Graf von Pocci". " "- Papierbedingt einheitlich gebräunt, sonst sauber und schön.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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        Panorama des Alpengebirges vom Schloss Waldburg in Schwaben nebst erklärendem Text.

      Ravensburg Dorn'sche Buchhandlung 1860 - 12°. VI, 25 S. mit kolorierter Umrißlithographie. Original-Halbleinen mit Titellithographie der Waldburg (Einband etw. fleckig, Textteil stärker stockfl. u. locker in der Bindung. Panoramakarte nur gering fleckig). Die wunderbare Panoramakarte wurde aus 3 Teilen montiert. Panorama [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aegis Buch- und Kunstantiquariat]
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        Great Expectations. The original serialisation in All the Year Round, vol. IV. nos 84-100 & vol. V. nos 101-119. Dec. 1, 1860 - Aug. 3, 1861.

      Chapman & Hall. 1860-61 Orig. blue-green publisher's cloth, blocked in blind; sl. faded, inner hinges a little cracked. A nice bright copy.The first appearance of Great Expectations

      [Bookseller: Jarndyce Rare Books]
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        Notes on Nursing: what it is, and what it is not. FIRST EDITION, early issue.

      Harrison. [1860] Sewing sl. cracking in places. Ads on e.ps. Orig. black pebble-grained limp cloth, lettered in gilt. Bookseller's ticket of Haddock, Ipswich on leading pastedown. v.g.Bishop and Goldie, No. 4. This is the early unrevised version of Nightingale's 'Notes'. Probably the second printing with '[The right of translation reserved.]' on titlepage and advertisements on e.ps (dated 1860). The boards have triple borders in blind; the lettering 'FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE' on front cover measures 4mm tall, 71mm across with full stop.Described by Bishop and Goldie as an 'incomparable treatise on nursing' written at a time when nursing, 'as it is today understood, did not exist'.

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        Storia civile della Toscana dal MDCCCXXXVI al MDCCCXLVIII

      s. e, 1860. 5 voll. in 8, pp. XX + 424 + 108; 578 + 260 con 1 tab. sin. piu' volte rip.; 764 + 380; 634 + 360; 824 + 476 con tab. sinottica piu' volte rip. Piccola manc. al marg. delle prime cc. del primo vol. Intonso. Br. ed. con i dorsi abilmente rifatti. Seconda edizione. Monumentale opera storica compilata e pubblicata per la prima volta nel 1850 - 52 ad opera di questo storico, studioso anche di economia. Di idee liberali, venne osteggiato dai lorenesi mentre gode' dei favori del governo unitario dopo il 1860.  Rosi,  IV, 645; Lozzi, II, 5517 ITA

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Coenobium]
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        Homoeopathische Behandlung verschiedener Krankheiten mit einer Lebensbeschreibung Hahnemanns. Aus dem Ungarischen übersetzt von Dr. Schleicher.

      Geibel Pest, Wien, Leipzig 1860 ( Erste Ausgabe ) Mit einem Blatt, 484 Seiten, Halbleinenband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Einbandrücken, 8° ( 24 x 15,5 cm ).Einband berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen. Innen stärker fleckig und stockfleckig, Papier teils stärker gebräunt, erste Seiten in alter Zeit restauriert und stärker fleckig. Das zweite Blatt ( Vorwort ) mit Textverlust durch Überklebung, das auf dem Titelblatt angekündigte Porträt des Verfassers fehlt in dem vorliegenden Band. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 850 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available //additional pics on request ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Argenti, Hahnemann, Homöopathie, Homöopathisch, Arzt, Mediziner, Krankheiten, Google, Schleicher

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        GRABADOS, 1ER CAMPEONATO DEL MUNDO DE BOXEO, TOM SAYERS, JOHN C. HEENAN 1860

      1860 - 1860. 2 Grabados originales, litografiados y coloreados a mano del primer combate de boxeo mundial de la historia de dicha disciplina. EE. UU (John C. Heenan) VS GRAN BRETAÑA (Tom Sayers). Grandes dimensiones. 55X45 Cada uno. Extremadamente raros ejemplares y antiguos. Ref 66.3 Alm 90. Language: eng [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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         Nouvelle carte illustrée de l'Amérique du Nord indiquant les grandes divisions physiques, la distribution géographique des végétaux et des minéraux, les ports de commerce, villes industrielles et fortifiées des différents états.

      Paris Fatout 1860 610 x 845 mm.Très belle et grande carte de l'Amérique du Nord avec l'Amérique centrale et les Antilles, gravée sur acier par Langevin. C'est l'une des cartes les plus décoratives de cette époque. Elle est ornée de 14 vignettes figurant des scènes diverses. La carte s'étend au nord jusqu'à l'Arctique. Certains lieux portent les noms des explorateurs qui les ont découverts, avec les dates des découvertes. Très bel exemplaire aux contours coloriés à l'époque. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Bail]
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        Album von Carlsruhe.

      Karlsruhe, Ulrici, ca. 1860. 14 x 18,5 cm. Folge von 16 getönten lithographierten Tafeln von Robert Geissler. 1 Bl. Illustr. OHLwd.-Broschur. Enthält eine Gesamtansicht und 14 Teilansichten: Schloss, Marktplatz, Friedrichsplatz, Stadtkirche, kath. Kirche, Theater, Polytechnikum, Sammlungsgebäude, Kunsthalle, Seminar, Wintergarten, Schlossgarten (Hermann u. Dorothea, Fontaine), Bahnhof und Thiergarten. - Die Tafeln sehr sauber und frisch. Tadellos erhalten. Sehr seltenes und gesuchtes Ansichtenalbum! Versand D: 6,00 EUR Baden-Württemberg

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bierl]
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        Vocabulario de la lengua Tagala, compuesto por varios religiosos doctos y graves... por varios religiosos de la Orden de Agustinos calzados

      Manila: Ramirez y Giraudier, 1860. Folio, pp. [18], 642; text in double columns, contemporary limp vellum, pencil marks throughout preliminaries, occasional light worming through the text, owner's signature and ex-Libreria de Colon stamp on title page. An Ayer Linguistics duplicate, with their label on rear pastedown, and release stamp on flyleaf. The first incomplete vocabulary of Tagalog was published in 1613. It was later enlarged by Noceda and Sanlucar, with their first revised edition appearing in 1754 and undergoing repeated revisions up to 2013. This is the third edition under their editorship. The Biblioteca Filipina describes this dictionary as "difficult to find, because the book is valued like gold by those who have it." Biblioteca Filipina 1825, Palau 192021.

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        Narrative of a Residence in the Court of Meer Ali Moorad

      Hurst and Blackett, London 1860 - with wild sports in the valley of the Indus. 2 vol: 300 & 306 pp, ill. Author had just returned from India when we was requested by the Meer to return. His long residence and knowledge of the area is imparted in the book as are his various sporting excursions. A most attractive copy in original gilt and blindstamped patterened cloth, with new endpapers. Only very minor wear at spine tips or corners. Internally clean. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HUMPHREY'S JOURNAL OF THE DAGUERREOTYPE AND THE PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTS, AND THE SCIENCES AND ARTS APPERTAINING TO HELIOGRAPHY

      NY: Samuel Humphrey, 1860. First editions. 8vo., (ii), 384 pp.24 issues. Vol. XII. Bound in contemporary quarter calf with marbled paper over boards; volume title page and index bound in. Edge and spine rubbed, joints chafing. A very good copy. This is Volume XII, edited by S. D. Humphrey, and covering the bi-weekly issues from May, 1860 through April, 1861. Previously published as THE DAGUERREIAN JOURNAL, the title changed after Vol. III, No. 3, Dec. 1851, to HUMPHREY'S JOURNAL DEVOTED TO THE DAGUERREIAN AND PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTS; resuming the volume numbers, it changed the title again in 1853, to " HUMPHREY'S JOURNAL DEVOTED TO THE DAGUERREIAN AND PHOTOGENIC ARTS. In 1863, the title again changed to HUMPHREY'S JOURNAL OF PHOTOGRAPHY AND THE ALLIED ARTS AND SCIENCES. It absorbs THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHOTOGRAPHY in 1867, and ceases publication in 1870.

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        Hafenszene in Rotterdam - original Ölgemälde auf Leinwand - ca. 37,5 x 31 cm -- unten links signiert - in altem vergoldetem Stuckrahmen.

      Berlin 1860. Fein gemalte, stimmungsvolle, mit reicher Figurenstaffage belebte Landschaft Meyerheims, in dessen Oeuvre Flussmotive und Hafenszenerien mit pittoresken Stadtveduten einen Schwerpunkt bilden. Verso altes Etikett mit Künstler-Bezeichnung und Ortsangabe Rotterdam. / 37,5 cm x 31 cm. / schöner dekorativer Rahmen.Oil on canvas. Signed. Inscribed on a label on the reverse. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Völkel]
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        Recueil de textes et mémoires de chirurgie réparatrice de F.-J.-D. Soupart, professeur de médecine opératoire à l'Université de Gand

      1860 - Grand in-8° relié pleine percaline verte de l'époque, dos lisse orné de filets gravés à froid, tous les plats de couverture sont conservés. On trouve relié à la suite : Moyens d'obvier aux accidents qui peuvent survenir après les opérations sanglantes et spécialement après les amputations nouveau mode de pansement (Gand, Imprimerie Léonard Hebbelynck, 1858), 56 [1] pages - - Désarticulation scapulo-humérale suivie de l'ablation de l'omoplate : observation recueillie par le docteur Van Leynseele (Gand, Imprimerie Léonard Hebbelynck, 1858), 56 pages - - Opération de chirurgie plastique : nouvelle méthode et nouveaux modes opératoires pour la staphyloraphie et pour l'opération de la fistule vésico-vaginale : nouveau procédé pour l'opération du bec-de-lièvre (Bruxelles, J.-B. Mortier, 1858), 50 pages. - - Des amputations de la région du cou-de-pied (Bruxelles, J.-B. Mortier, 1860), 21 pages. - - A propos du mode lozangique appliqué à la désarticulation métacarpo-phalangienne d'un seul doigt, 9 pages - - Chirurgie conservatrice et amputations (Bruxelles, Mortier, 1860), 44 pages - - Notice sur les nouveaux instruments de chirurgie présentés à l'Académie Royale de Médecine de Belgique (Bruxelles, Mortier, 1863), 22 pages et 15 figures in-texte - - Nouvel instrument pour l'extraction de corps étrangers (épingles, aiguilles et autres tiges, de la vessie (Gand, 1854), 7 pages et 3 figures in-texte - - Du taxis prolongé et de la herniotomie sans ouverture du sac et sans réduction nouvelle classification de l'incarcération herniaire (Bruxelles, Henri Manceaux, 1871), VIII-39 pages - - Rapport de la commission qui a été chargée d'examiner les deux observations de M. le docteur Cousot, de Dinant, intitulées : fistules vésico-vaginales. Avivement au moyen de la cautérisation - réunion sans suture - guérison - M. Soupart, rapporteur - - Rapport de la commission qui a examiné le mémoire de MM. Deneffe et Van Wetter, sur la ponction de la vessie, M. Soupart, rapporteur, 16 pages. - - Rapport de la commission chargée de l'examen du mémoire de M. le docteur Jacquet, intitulé : fracture du col de fémur ; méthode pour la guérir sans raccourcissement - M. Soupart, rapporteur, 7 pages - - Rapport de la commission chargée de l'examen du mémoire de M. Faucon sur la résection précoce de toute la diaphyse du tibia dans certains cas d'ostéomyelite, 9 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Seven Years' Residence in the Great Deserts of North America Two Volumes

      London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1860. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+. Octavo. TWO VOLUMES. Original invoice from George Bayntun, dated Oct. 1959, for $18.90, laid in, for this binding. Bound by Bayntun in 3/4 black leather, raised bands, spines decorated in gilt; marbled edges. Complete. Illustrated with 58 tinted woodcuts, by A. Joliet, 3 plates of ancient Indian music, and a map showing the actual situation of the Indian tribes and the country described by the author. Internally fine, with plates clean and bright; map has 2 short repairs, with tan Japan paper; some gilt is worn from spines, but overall, very attractive. Howes D410.

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        München 1821 - 1874). Vier Katzen. Öl auf Holz, um 1860. Oben links signiert. 19,5 x 14 cm. Im breiten ornamentalen Goldrahmen.

      1860 - Der aus einer bedeutenden Münchner Maler-Familie stammende Julius Adam ist der jüngste Sohn des Schlachten-, Porträt- und Genremalers Albrecht Adam, bei dem er auch sein Handwerk lernte. Er war Maler, lithografierte die Werke seines Vaters und seiner Brüder und studierte außerdem Mechanik. Zusammen mit Joseph Albert erarbeitete er ein neues Verfahren, um auf Metallplatten einen künstlerischen Schnelldruck zu erzeugen, dies erlangte später als 'Lichtdruck' durch J.B. Obernetter Berühmtheit. Sein Sohn Julius Anton erlangte Ende des Jahrhunderts durch seine zahlreichen hochwertigen Katzenbilder große Bekanntheit.- Minutiös ausgeführtes Porträt von vier Katzenkinder, die durch den kreisrunden Ausstieg ihres Stalles gleichsam wie durch ein Fenster ihre Umgebung beobachten.- Beim Auktionshaus Christie's in London wurde am 9. November 2011 ein ähnliches Gemälde und Motiv des Künstlers versteigert.- Verso mit altem Aufkleber mit handschriftlichem Datum (?) von alter Hand '21 / 6. 65' sowie Bleistift monogrammiert (?): 'E A F'.- Aus der Sammlung Häusler, Kiel.- . Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        Bellealliance. Unsigniertes Original-Aquarell mit runden Ecken, auf Trägerpappe aufgezogen.

      Um 1860. - 22,0 x 32,5 cm. Die Trägerpappe ca. 5 cm unter der Darstellung mit waagerechter Welle. Aquarell von ordentlicher Qualität, wohl die früheste Darstellung dieses Hauses. Das Gasthaus wurde um 1860 von F.A.Stricker erbaut. Es befand sich am Schulterblatt 115 (früher Eimsbütteler Straße 2). Das Lokal entwickelte nach mehrfachem Eigentümerwechsel und Umbauten zu einem Lustgarten, der Tanzsaal war etwa 1000 m groß. 1907 zog ein Theater und 1908 das damals größte Hamburger Kino ein. Das Gebäude wurde 1943 durch Bomben zerstört. [SW - Ansicht, Ansichten, Hamburgensien, Hamburgensie]

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        The Evil Eye or The Black Spectre

      James Duffy, UK 1860 - 1st Edition 1860. The Evil Eye is based on Irish legend: that some people can cause harm merely by looking at something. It is assumed to be held harmless by the possessor unless selfish design or desire for vengeance brings it out. It was inspired by a neighbour named Case, who claimed an enemy had killed three of his cows merely by overlooking them. The Lindsays and the Goodwins are neighbors, and have lived for many years in mutual harmony and esteem. Unfortunately, things are about to change, due to a well-intentioned act of one family towards a member of the other. With twelve of the thirteen plates present. Bound in the original red cloth which has been recased with the original spine and endpapers retained. Book is good++ with quite bright but marked cloth. Edges rubbed in places. Paper label to spine. Contents good with a number of plates rubbed, creased and with nicks to edges. Light age toning to pages. Names to inner page. A very rare book. More images can be taken upon request. Ref Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        ATLAS NATIONAL ILLUSTRE DES 86 DEPARTEMENTS ET DES POSSESSIONS DE LA France

      ATLAS NATIONAL ILLUSTRE DES 86 DEPARTEMENTS ET DES POSSESSIONS DE LA France, Exemplaire où toutes les cartes ont été entoilées et rangées dans 7 solides boites. Des pièces de titres indiquent le contenu de chacune. Cet étonnant ouvrage comporte 86 cartes des départements (les départements de la SAVOIE n'y figurent pas, cette dernière n'appartenant pas à la France avant 1860) ; 8 cartes des colonies : Algérie, Ile Bourbon (Réunion), Guadeloupe, Martinique, Sénégal, Terre Neuve ; une planisphère et un tableau statistique. Chaque carte comporte une étiquette.

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        Map of the United States, and Territories Together with Canada &c.

      S. Augustus Mitchell Jr. Pennsylvania. Copyright 1860. [ 1860]. - Map, handcolor, 13 1/4 x 21 1/4 inches including decorative border on sheet size 15 1/2 x 24 1/2, centrefold as issued. 1/2 inch split at bottom of centrefold (outside image area), light toning to edges, light scattered foxing (mainly in outer margins). Overall in exceptionally clean and bright condition. A quite beautiful and most extraordinary map showing huge territories in the Western United States just before the area was organised into a formation more familiar to the modern eye. Oregon, California and Texas have formations more or less unchanged from the present day; however the rest of the area west of the central states of Minnesota, Iowa etc is divided between a huge Nebraska, large and elongated Utah, New Mexico, Kansas and Indian Territory. Additionally, Arizona is marked (although not delineated with outline color) in the lower part of New Mexico, most likely noting the public sentiment for a territory of Arizona (which was formed in 1862). West Virginia has not yet seceded from Virginia. A very decorative floral border. Small inset map: Island of Newfoundland. Plate 9 from Mitchell's New General Atlas.

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        On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life

      Folding lithographed diagram. 8vo, orig. pale green cloth (head & foot of spine with slightest chipping, occasional unimportant foxing), covers stamped in blind, spine lettered in gilt. New York: D. Appleton, 1860. First American edition, "second issue" with three quotations on verso of half-title. A very good and bright copy preserved in a slip-case. ? Freeman 378. For the first edition, see Horblit 23b; Dibner, Heralds of Science, 199; and Printing & the Mind of Man 344b.

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        DU DIAGNOSTIC DES MALADIES DES YEUX A L'AIDE DE L'OPHTHALMOSCOPE ET DE LEUR TRAITEMENT

      P. ASSELIN. 1860. In-8 Carré. Broché. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Non coupé. 544 pages avec 7 planches illustrées en noir et blanc à la fin de l'ouvrage. Papille du nerf optique, Rétine, De la Choroïde, Lésions de la cornée, Atérations pathologiques du corps vitré, Ossification du corps vitré, Tumeurs diverses de la choroïde, Albinisme, Pouls veineux, Atrophie de la rétine, Oedème de rétine, Cysticerques de la rétine.

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        Daedalus, or, the Causes and Principles of the Excellence of Greek Sculpture

      London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green. Fine in Poor dust jacket. 1860. First Edition. Cloth. A Fine, beautiful binding in publisher's decorated cloth. Cameo inserts in brilliant condition with fragments of "sealed wrapping" jacket which was opened and is now in pieces with most of the spine perished ; xxiv, 322, [4] pages .

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        Souvenir de la Suisse. First edition. [25 19th Century Views in Switzerland]

      Zürich: chez R. Dikenmann, [1840-1860] - Oblong 8vo. Original gilt and drystamped cloth binding, rubbed on corners and spine partially detached. Bookseller etiquette: P. Lavenne, Genève. Owner's pencil inititial with date 1867. OCLC Number: 886637476Description: 25 aquatints. 25 Aquatinta-Blätter ; 13.5 x 19 cm. Contains view of Genève (2), Lausanne, Vevey, Vernex, Chillon, Gorge du Trient, Loëche les Echelles, Les Gemmi, Zermatt, Martigny/Tête noire (2), Chamouny, Montanvert, Fribourg (2), Berne, Interlaken, Giessbach, Grindelwald/Eiger, Staubbachm, Lucerne, et al. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Souvenir de Berne.

      Bern, Ochsner Imp., ca. 1860 Quer-Kl.-8°, 14 Bl., 6 blattgrosse u. 4 doppelblattgrosse mehrfarbige lithographische Ansichten, Lwd. d. Zeit, Innengelenk angebrochen u. stockfleckig Die Ansichten zeigen die Stadt Bern mit dem Bundeshaus West (Bundes-Rathaus 1852 bis 1857) lang vor dem Bau des heutigen Bundeshauses (1884-92). Zeigt aber bereits die Rote Brücke genannte Eisenbahnbrücke die 1858 fertiggestellt wurde. Folgende Abb. werden gezeigt: Berne depuis le grand rempart. La porte de Morat. Berne prise de l´Enghe. La tour du grande horloge. L´esplanade. Berne prise depuis la promenade du petit rempart. La cathédrale et le monument de Rod.phe d´Erlach. Berne depuis la route de Wabern. Fosse aux ours. L´Enge Près de Berne. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Helvetica - Bern

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        Manuscript Journal of a month in Rome

      Roma, 1860. Written in very fine ink, circa 600/800 words per page. 8vo. Very Good. Written in very fine ink, circa 600/800 words per page. 8vo. The loose leaves bear no name, but it opens with Stocking reporting rounds to various offices for papers required to enter Rome, then under French control. Stocking's thoroughness here allowed his identification, as a check of U.S. Consular reports from Naples show just one visa application of any sort on February 14th - that of DeLafayette Stocking, for Rome.DeLafayette Stocking (1816 - 1872) was the second child of the Rev. Solon Stocking of Binghampton, New York. Despite the apparent level of seriousness displayed in the diary, DeLafayette came from a family prone to light-heartedness, at least in the choice of names; his father was one of eleven children with names each starting with the letter "S". In DeLafayette's generation, all nine children had names starting with "D". The family is perhaps more notable for including Captain Abner Stocking, a sea captain who fought at Bunker Hill and later sailed a Revolutionary privateer. He was DeLafayette's great grandfather. (See C. Stocking - "THE STOCKING ANCESTRY", 1903).Stocking is not unhappy to leave Naples, fed up in particular with over-eager carriage drivers, but he does look back from the deck of the steamer at the Neapolitan panorama with some pleasant memories. With gentle irony he describes the petty fees, the jostling of porters, the complexities of baggage clearance at Civita Vecchia, the passengers with ten small bundles each, suggesting the hassles of travel with good nature.Stocking's style throughout is candid. As he approaches Rome, the Tiber looks like "a good-sized muddy brook". Although the road from the rail terminal is "remarkably clean", the view it affords of the Imperial city is greatly disappointing.His chambers secured, Stocking first sets out to the Corso, where he finds a "magnificent" carnival scene - costumes, carriages, "battles" with comfits and bouquets, a riderless horse race, etc. He spends his first evening at an oil-lit theatre full of revellers.The diary includes comment on everyday things as well as monuments and works of art. Rome is lit with gas, he notes, though the shops and dwellings generally use oil and candles. Letters home may be prepaid or not, and so on. His colourful account of the market at the Piazza Navona, where he finds everything from gems to shoe strings on sale , is, typically, followed by a respectful, even awestruck, description of the Pantheon.In one entry, after a long walk up the Tiber, Stocking describes much that has disappeared; leather spread out on the banks by riverside tanners, the steamer dock, two grist mills ("the whole establishment being on boats anchored in the centre of the Tiber"), a rope-drawn ferry, and, farther down, "a frail suspension bridge".He has earlier described the thousands of French troops in the city, but Sunday, February 19th, intending to visit St. Peters he is distracted by a military display in the Piazza del Popolo; the French 4th Regiment, assembled for a ceremony of promotion. They stood "...two deep untill the arena was lined with troops in neat trim with their bleu coats, scarlet unmentionables and glittering bayonets...", followed by heavy artillery with "fine draft horses", the commandants escorted by fifty horsemen, "an imposing sight".Monday February 20th, he discovers the "principle shops" and speaks of their style of trading, "which involves the system of beating down to an enormous extent as every shopkeeper asks just half as much again as he expects to receive and if one is fool enough to give what is asked he has the satisfaction of laughing at your modesty and ignorance". He is very dismissive of the range and quality of goods on offer, "I have not seen a native indulge in the luxury of butter". After some wandering he takes dinner, for which he reserves some special scorn, "Restaurants are villainously poor in Rome...the only thing that can be got in perfection are the fried potatoes".Tuesday 21st, after a visit to Santa Maria Maggiore, he walks to San Lorenzo, finding its site lonely and abandoned. At three, he returns to the Corso and gives another full-blown description of the hectic carnival scene with detail on the running flower vendors and ragamuffins who snatch up bouquets thrown onto carriages to resell them. He culminates the account with the illuminations of Mardi Gras and the sport of blowing out others' tapers. He is exhilarated; "The air seemed alive with dancing stars, the houses realed with the flickering of lights...and this with the merry laughter and quick lively music of the bands...a glorious whole..." and so on.February 23rd, Stocking writes of the archaeological work underway in the Forum and the shiftlessness of the diggers, with detail on how it takes "one small shovel full of dirt about six minutes to reach the surface", and how the workers, too heavily-cloaked, rest their modest wheelbarrow loads every few feet - "a sight that was truly disgusting to one who has always been in the habit of witnessing the quick movements of the ever busy americans". He watches from a safe distance, "so as not to be in danger of receiving a portion of the many-legged families in which they all abound". Amid much other detail, he notes the Temple of Vest is to be found "in a dirty yard filled with carts and cattle".Friday, the 24th, Stocking's conscientious sightseeing on the Palatine Hill is enlivened by barrier-hopping to avoid paying a frank to each custodian to reach his destination, the Baths of Caracalla. The 25th, he writes entertainingly of a local waif who takes advantage of him in selling a succession of ancient coins. This day ends at the Scala Santa, with Stocking confessing astonishment "at the great faith exhibited and the humble demeanor of the penitents".The 26th, more explorations, "if I did not occasionally stumble into gardens I should not know how the gardening is done here". The 28th, Stocking walks out on the Via Appia, just ten years uncovered. At San Sebastian, the catacombs are still in the process of excavation. The 29th, tailors are "very poor and doing little work, the best proof being that they agreed to have me a dress coat made in a little less than two days", and he comments on their price-flexibility. Stocking also describes the hand-weaving of silk scarves, admiring the quality of work but noting how much faster steam-powered machines of New England would do the work.Stocking writes with keen self-observation of the loss of a hat and a picnic basket at the Gesu Church, a vexatious incident that ends happily. March 2nd, he endures a trip to a Roman dentist. The 4th, he writes on the fine horses of Rome, the curious custom of branding, the frequent lashing of even the best horses, and he comments on the Roman observance of Sunday. After half a page we finish mid-sentence and then pick-up mid-sentence on Wednesday the 7th.March 9th, with written permission, he visits the Vatican mosaic factory. "All artists are now at work upon the circular portraits of the popes to be placed in the San Paolo", he writes in an excellent account of the tedious work. There is also an evocative passage on the Capuchin church and its bones. March 10th, a French soldier halts him at point of bayonet as he tries to enter the Colosseum in the moonlight.Sunday March 11th, there is a chance to attend a papal audience but it fades into a senseless, two-hour wait "upon a dirty flight of steps".March 14th, Stocking writes a fascinating account of an unusual trip down the Tiber on a sixty ton steamer to Fiumicino. "There was but one passenger on board beside myself and friend and had I not brought provision I should have been most poorly off...for miles not a house could be seen and it was a sight far from enterprising...to see a river bordered by rich level lands and in possession of a few straggling cattle and sheep...", and so on, with a good description of the winding Tiber, its sand bars and mills, and the canal to the stone village of Porto with its massive castle.The colourful account includes the laborious, but cheap, upstream steamer ride back to Rome, slowed by the steamer's running against the current and towing two heavily laden vessels.Friday the 16th, Stocking finally sees the Pope at a special Lenten service, soldiers and Cardinals all around him. "As the procession entered the people fell back and...made a passage in the middle of the nave...All good Catholics fell upon their knees as though the waving of his hand was magic..."The 17th was a day of rambles, with Stocking concluding he has "done" the sights of Rome rather well. There is a good description of the dandies and crinolined ladies in the Via Condotti and of the tactics of a large beggar family "most fancifully dressed". The last entry, on the 18th, describes an oratorio at the Chiesa Nuova, "very like a good New England concert", deserving of the bravos, that despite the church setting, ring out from the all-male audience.Stocking is an energetic traveller, well-read and dedicated to sightseeing. Something of a loner, he appears to have found generous time to write a thoughtful, well-developed account of his experiences each day.His interests extend beyond art, architecture and history to include daily life - street scenes, people, customs - making his journal far more than a guide book summary; indeed, his attention to detail and his opinions pack these pages with interest.

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        Ansicht von Trient - Vue de Triente.

      1860 ca.. Incisione in rame all'acquatinta, mm 252x380 (l'immagine), stampata da Bougeard. Una fra le più suggestive e romantiche vedute ottocentesche della città immersa nel verde della Val d'Adige. Frederic Martens fu uno dei più prolifici e raffinati pittori vedutisti dell'Ottocento, i cui quadri spesso vennero ripresi graficamente. Molto nota è la serie relativa a Trento, Tirolo e Valsugana, da cui è tratta la nostra stampa. Ottimo esemplare.

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        Manuscript Journal of a month in Rome

      Roma, 1860. Written in very fine ink, circa 600/800 words per page. 8vo. Very Good. Written in very fine ink, circa 600/800 words per page. 8vo. The loose leaves bear no name, but it opens with Stocking reporting rounds to various offices for papers required to enter Rome, then under French control. Stocking's thoroughness here allowed his identification, as a check of U.S. Consular reports from Naples show just one visa application of any sort on February 14th - that of DeLafayette Stocking, for Rome. DeLafayette Stocking (1816 - 1872) was the second child of the Rev. Solon Stocking of Binghampton, New York. Despite the apparent level of seriousness displayed in the diary, DeLafayette came from a family prone to light-heartedness, at least in the choice of names; his father was one of eleven children with names each starting with the letter "S". In DeLafayette's generation, all nine children had names starting with "D". The family is perhaps more notable for including Captain Abner Stocking, a sea captain who fought at Bunker Hill and later sailed a Revolutionary privateer. He was DeLafayette's great grandfather. (See C. Stocking - "THE STOCKING ANCESTRY", 1903). Stocking is not unhappy to leave Naples, fed up in particular with over-eager carriage drivers, but he does look back from the deck of the steamer at the Neapolitan panorama with some pleasant memories. With gentle irony he describes the petty fees, the jostling of porters, the complexities of baggage clearance at Civita Vecchia, the passengers with ten small bundles each, suggesting the hassles of travel with good nature. Stocking's style throughout is candid. As he approaches Rome, the Tiber looks like "a good-sized muddy brook". Although the road from the rail terminal is "remarkably clean", the view it affords of the Imperial city is greatly disappointing. His chambers secured, Stocking first sets out to the Corso, where he finds a "magnificent" carnival scene - costumes, carriages, "battles" with comfits and bouquets, a riderless horse race, etc. He spends his first evening at an oil-lit theatre full of revellers. The diary includes comment on everyday things as well as monuments and works of art. Rome is lit with gas, he notes, though the shops and dwellings generally use oil and candles. Letters home may be prepaid or not, and so on. His colourful account of the market at the Piazza Navona, where he finds everything from gems to shoe strings on sale , is, typically, followed by a respectful, even awestruck, description of the Pantheon. In one entry, after a long walk up the Tiber, Stocking describes much that has disappeared; leather spread out on the banks by riverside tanners, the steamer dock, two grist mills ("the whole establishment being on boats anchored in the centre of the Tiber"), a rope-drawn ferry, and, farther down, "a frail suspension bridge". He has earlier described the thousands of French troops in the city, but Sunday, February 19th, intending to visit St. Peters he is distracted by a military display in the Piazza del Popolo; the French 4th Regiment, assembled for a ceremony of promotion. They stood "...two deep untill the arena was lined with troops in neat trim with their bleu coats, scarlet unmentionables and glittering bayonets...", followed by heavy artillery with "fine draft horses", the commandants escorted by fifty horsemen, "an imposing sight". Monday February 20th, he discovers the "principle shops" and speaks of their style of trading, "which involves the system of beating down to an enormous extent as every shopkeeper asks just half as much again as he expects to receive and if one is fool enough to give what is asked he has the satisfaction of laughing at your modesty and ignorance". He is very dismissive of the range and quality of goods on offer, "I have not seen a native indulge in the luxury of butter". After some wandering he takes dinner, for which he reserves some special scorn, "Restaurants are villainously poor in Rome...the only thing that can be got in perfection are the fried potatoes". Tuesday 21st, after a visit to Santa Maria Maggiore, he walks to San Lorenzo, finding its site lonely and abandoned. At three, he returns to the Corso and gives another full-blown description of the hectic carnival scene with detail on the running flower vendors and ragamuffins who snatch up bouquets thrown onto carriages to resell them. He culminates the account with the illuminations of Mardi Gras and the sport of blowing out others' tapers. He is exhilarated; "The air seemed alive with dancing stars, the houses realed with the flickering of lights...and this with the merry laughter and quick lively music of the bands...a glorious whole..." and so on. February 23rd, Stocking writes of the archaeological work underway in the Forum and the shiftlessness of the diggers, with detail on how it takes "one small shovel full of dirt about six minutes to reach the surface", and how the workers, too heavily-cloaked, rest their modest wheelbarrow loads every few feet - "a sight that was truly disgusting to one who has always been in the habit of witnessing the quick movements of the ever busy americans". He watches from a safe distance, "so as not to be in danger of receiving a portion of the many-legged families in which they all abound". Amid much other detail, he notes the Temple of Vest is to be found "in a dirty yard filled with carts and cattle". Friday, the 24th, Stocking's conscientious sightseeing on the Palatine Hill is enlivened by barrier-hopping to avoid paying a frank to each custodian to reach his destination, the Baths of Caracalla. The 25th, he writes entertainingly of a local waif who takes advantage of him in selling a succession of ancient coins. This day ends at the Scala Santa, with Stocking confessing astonishment "at the great faith exhibited and the humble demeanor of the penitents". The 26th, more explorations, "if I did not occasionally stumble into gardens I should not know how the gardening is done here". The 28th, Stocking walks out on the Via Appia, just ten years uncovered. At San Sebastian, the catacombs are still in the process of excavation. The 29th, tailors are "very poor and doing little work, the best proof being that they agreed to have me a dress coat made in a little less than two days", and he comments on their price-flexibility. Stocking also describes the hand-weaving of silk scarves, admiring the quality of work but noting how much faster steam-powered machines of New England would do the work. Stocking writes with keen self-observation of the loss of a hat and a picnic basket at the Gesu Church, a vexatious incident that ends happily. March 2nd, he endures a trip to a Roman dentist. The 4th, he writes on the fine horses of Rome, the curious custom of branding, the frequent lashing of even the best horses, and he comments on the Roman observance of Sunday. After half a page we finish mid-sentence and then pick-up mid-sentence on Wednesday the 7th. March 9th, with written permission, he visits the Vatican mosaic factory. "All artists are now at work upon the circular portraits of the popes to be placed in the San Paolo", he writes in an excellent account of the tedious work. There is also an evocative passage on the Capuchin church and its bones. March 10th, a French soldier halts him at point of bayonet as he tries to enter the Colosseum in the moonlight. Sunday March 11th, there is a chance to attend a papal audience but it fades into a senseless, two-hour wait "upon a dirty flight of steps". March 14th, Stocking writes a fascinating account of an unusual trip down the Tiber on a sixty ton steamer to Fiumicino. "There was but one passenger on board beside myself and friend and had I not brought provision I should have been most poorly off...for miles not a house could be seen and it was a sight far from enterprising...to see a river bordered by rich level lands and in possession of a few straggling cattle and sheep...", and so on, with a good description of the winding Tiber, its sand bars and mills, and the canal to the stone village of Porto with its massive castle. The colourful account includes the laborious, but cheap, upstream steamer ride back to Rome, slowed by the steamer's running against the current and towing two heavily laden vessels. Friday the 16th, Stocking finally sees the Pope at a special Lenten service, soldiers and Cardinals all around him. "As the procession entered the people fell back and...made a passage in the middle of the nave...All good Catholics fell upon their knees as though the waving of his hand was magic..." The 17th was a day of rambles, with Stocking concluding he has "done" the sights of Rome rather well. There is a good description of the dandies and crinolined ladies in the Via Condotti and of the tactics of a large beggar family "most fancifully dressed". The last entry, on the 18th, describes an oratorio at the Chiesa Nuova, "very like a good New England concert", deserving of the bravos, that despite the church setting, ring out from the all-male audience. Stocking is an energetic traveller, well-read and dedicated to sightseeing. Something of a loner, he appears to have found generous time to write a thoughtful, well-developed account of his experiences each day. His interests extend beyond art, architecture and history to include daily life - street scenes, people, customs - making his journal far more than a guide book summary; indeed, his attention to detail and his opinions pack these pages with interest.

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        Rathaus mit reicher Personenstaffage, rechts Kirche.

       Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Scharpe bei Hüser, um 1860, 30 x 34 cm. Mit breitem Rand und in sehr guter Erhaltung. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Bremen

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        Christiansborg Slot. Château du Christiansbourg.

      Farvelitografisk tryk fra ca. 1860 efter forlæg af A. Burmester. Med særdeles god senere håndkolorering. I nyere ramme med passepartout fra Brock Rammehåndværk. Rammemål: 30 x 36 cm. Udsøgt eksemplar. - Det andet Christiansborg og Slotskirken. I baggrunden af billedet ses kirketårnene fra Vor Frue Kirke og Sankt Petri Kirke. Isac Wilhelm Tegner (1815-1893) og Adolph Kittendorff (1820-1902).De to litografer havde begge arbejdet for Em. Bærentzen & Co. I 1850 oprettede de sammen firmaet I.W.Tegner & Kittendorffs Lithografiske Institut. Firmaet eksisterede til Tegners død i 1893.

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