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        Panorama du Mont Righi. Edition originale.

      Zürich, Dikenmann ca, 1860 - 15 x 70 cm, Aquatinta in tiefblauen Tönen, in Ppe - Einband gering stockfleckig, sonst guter Zustand, es zeigt das Panorama von Nord (Meyers Capel, Buonas.) bis West ( Mörlischachen, Küsnacht)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat A. Wempe]
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        Panorama du Mont Righi. Edition original.

      Zürich, Dikenmann o, J. ( um 1860) - 16 x 9.5 cm, blauer verblasster Ppe - Einband mit gelbem Titel und Hotel - Bild, 7 - fach gef. Panorama (Aquatinta), Bildgrösse 66.5 x 9.5 cm, mit Ortsangaben,

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        Enseignement par le Yeux. Nouvelles Images. A l`Usage des Salles d`Asile et des Ecoles élémentaires, d`Histoires et de Lecons Explikatives: Animaux. 1. Série: 10 Sujets (um 1860).

      Paris, Librairie Hachette, o. J. (um 1860). Blaue Original-Mappe im Format 53 x 38 cm mit ganzflächiger Illustration des Vorderdeckels. Mit 10 farbigen Original-Tier-Lithographien im Format 50 x 37 cm (vollständig enthalten). Bildmappe mit 10 farbigen Original-Lithographien. Es handelt sich um den ersten Teil einer fünfteiligen Serie zum Motiv \"Tiere\", die wiederum Teil einer Serie zu unterschiedlichen Bildmotiven ist. Neben der Serie \"Animaux\" sind Bildmappen zu folgenden Themen erschienen: Culture et Emploi du Blé - Histoire de la Sainte Vierge - Histoire Sainte - Histoire de N.-S. Jésus-Christ. Die originellen Mappen sind heute extrem selten und antiquarisch kaum erhältlich. Die hier angebotene Mappe mit folgenden Tiermotiven: Singe (Affe) - Ours (Bär) - Blaireau (Dachs) - Loutre (Fischotter) - Lion (Löwe) - Tigre (Tiger) - Chat (Katze) - Hyène (Hyäne) - Loup et Renard (Wolf und Fuchs) - Chien (Hund). Lithographien in sehr gutem, sauberem Zustand, allenfalls Ränder partiell minimal fleckig bzw. gebräunt. Mappe mit geringfügigen Randläsionen, sonst ebenfalls gut erhalten. Gutes Exemplar dieser äußerst seltenen und originellen Illustrationsmappe zur Tierwelt. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (Rubrik: Tier-Enzyklopädien). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Tiere Tierdarstellungen Tierleben Lithographie

      [Bookseller: Das Konversations-Lexikon]
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        ARCHIVE Of 120 BILLHEAD RECEIPTS, 1840s - 1860s, To P. WHITIN & SONS, Whitinsville, Mass

      1860. The preponderance printed on blue paper. Sizes range from 4-1/8" x 6-7/8" to 7-3/8" x 7-1/2" "Paul Whitin helped found the Northbridge Cotton Manufacturing Company in Northbridge, Massachusetts, in 1809, and in 1816 joined his brothers-in-law in founding the Whitin & Fletchers mill in South Northbridge (now Whitinsville), of which he became sole owner in 1826. Around this time, his two elder sons, Paul, Jr., and John, joined him, forming P. Whitin & Sons. Operating under that name, Paul and John purchased the Northbridge Cotton Manufacturing Company mill after the death of their father in 1831, and they later added their younger brothers, Charles and James, to the company. The company prospered and supplemented its cotton production with the manufacture of pickers, looms, and other machinery. About half of the houses in Whitinsville were owned by the company and rented to its employees, most of whom worked in the shop and foundry; a few employees were clerks in the company store." [UM website]. The P. Whitin & Sons firm was dissolved in 1864. This collection of receipts documents their purchases of foodstuffs & other sundry items from divers merchants in Providence, R.I. [e.g., Wm. F. Huntoon. Coffee & Spices], Worcester [e.g., L. Spring 2nd. Flour, Meal, Salt, et al] & Boston [e.g., W. Baker & Co. Chocolate & Cocoa]. A nice cache of material documenting food prices in the Northeast during the mid-19th C.

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        THE UNCOMMERCIAL TRAVELLER

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1860. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No jacket as issued. VERY GOOD FIRST EDITION in original light maroon cloth, decoratively blind-stamped with gilt-stamped spine. Tight binding. Unworn corners. Sound hinges. Tight gatherings. Rough cut pages of various lengths. Cream pages generally clean and unmarred, with no bookplate, writing or tears; no loose pages. Cream coated endpapers. Clean page block sides. Protected in plastic sleeve. Housed in NEAR FINE QUARTER LEATHER SLIPCASE. Sturdy folding book holder with ribbon tab inside a well-constructed quarter blue morocco slipcase with classic gold titles and detailing. Dickens' mature travel memoir, relating his travels in Victorian London and abroad, his concern for the oppressed, his extended ailment, elements of his childhood, and stories he had been told. A clear insight into Dickens' mind and life during a difficult but creative period. A series of seventeen articles from Dickens' magazine, All the Year Round, the origin of many of his works. NCBEL 819. 1861 stated; published December 1860. First edition with advertisements dated December 1860. Ahearn, 224. 8vo (moderate 7 3/4" x 5"); 264, [32 ad] pp. Exterior: spine slightly rolled; spine ends creased; cloth slightly discolored, back panel lightly faded. Pages: front pastedown with two tiny antique bookseller labels; front free endpaper with trace of stamp; intermittent flattened creases, few sizable; some light foxing; occasional light smudges. Slipcase: trace of wear. Well-preserved first edition in superb quarter leather custom slipcase.

      [Bookseller: EXCELSA SCRIPTA Rare & Collectible Books]
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        Lehrbuch der schönen Gartenkunst. Mit besonderer Rücksicht auf die praktische Ausführung von Gärten und Parkanlagen.

      Riegel, Berlin, 1860 - Berlin, Riegel 1860. 37,2 x 27,5 cm. 4 Bl., 234 Spalten, 1 Bl., mit 81 Holzschnitt-Illustrationen im Text und 24 (2 doppelblattgroße) meist farbige lithographierte Tafeln. Leinen der Zeit mit goldenem Rückentitel. Einband etwas angestaubt, fleckig und berieben, innen teils etwas gebräunt und stockfleckig. Erste Ausgabe / first edition. Dochnahl 102. Die Tafeln zeigen die klassischen Gärten Italiens (Villa Aldobrandini, Villa d'Este etc.), aber auch nicht ausgeführte Entwürfe in verschiedenen Stilrichtungen sowie die Anlagen von Versailles und Sansscouci. Einband etwas angestaubt, fleckig und berieben, innen teils etwas gebräunt und stockfleckig. Leinen der Zeit mit goldenem Rückentitel. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Roland Gögler]
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        58 Original-Atelieraufnahmen

      - - Fotos oft mit handgeschriebenen Bildunterschriften / Enthält Aufnahmen von: Ganzporträt von Franz Josef I. von Österreich in Uniform; Franz Josef mit 2 seiner Kinder; 3 verschiedene Ganzporträts der Kaiserin Elisabeth von Österreich (Sissi); Ganzporträt von Prinz Albrecht von Preußen in Uniform; Kronprinzessin Luise von Preußen; Ganzporträt Friedrich Karl von Preußen in Uniform; Ganzporträt Kronprinz Friedrich Wilhelm von Preußen in Uniform; Erzherzogin Sophie von Österreich; Ludwig Prinz von Hessen; Karl Graf von Reina; Sächsisches Königshaus;Gräfin Calloredo; von Tempsky; Carl von Schall; General Ernst von Heynitz; von Albensleben; Date von Burgk und weitere - Gewicht in Gramm: 1170 (um 1860-1870). Maße: ca. 8,5 cm x 5,3 cm, meist Ganzportäts, auf Pappe gezogen, in Leder-Fotoalbum der Zeit, quart, (Album defekt)

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        Voyage au pays des Mormons. Relation. Géographie. Histoire naturelle. Histoire. Théologie. Mœurs et coutumes

      1860 - 2 volumes in-8 d'un Paris, Dentu, 1860, , 2 volumes in-8 d'un frontispice, LXXXVIII, 432 pages, 4 planches et 1 planche repliée ; et de II. frontispice, VI, (2), 544 pages et 4 planches, demi-chagrin noir moderne, dos à 5 nerfs, Première édition. Jules Rémy, après avoir raconté, son voyage qui le mena de Californie jusqu'en Utah, en passant par Salt Lake City et les régions désertiques habitées par les Indiens, narre l'histoire des Mormons ainsi qu'un portrait sociologique sans précédent, à l'époque, de ce groupe culturel et religieux, de leurs mœurs polygames et de leurs coutumes. Malgré des rousseurs éparses, bon exemplaire complet de ses 10 planches et de sa carte. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        playing cards - Grimaud.

      FRANS COSTUUM KAARTSPELStaalgravures uitgegeven te Parijs rond 1860 door B.P. Grimaud, in de tijd met de hand gekleurd. Compleet kaartspel.Schoppen Koning en Vrouw: Charles VI (1368-1422) en zijn mâitresse Odette. (Zijn wettige echtgenote was Isabella van Beieren. Charles begon in 1392 eerste tekenen van krankzinningheid te vertonen en ging de geschiedenis in als Charles le Fou.Harten Koning en Vrouw: Louis XIV (1638-1715) en zijn mâitresse Duchesse De la Valliére die pas de titel van hertogin kreeg, als een soort pensioen, toen zij als mâitresse werd vervangen. Louis" wettige echtgenote was Maria Theresa van Spanje.Klaveren Koning en Vrouw: François I (1494-1547) en zijn mâitresse Duchesse D"Etempes. Ook zij kreeg haar titel nadat zij als mâitresse was vervangen. François was getrouwd met Claude de ValoisRuiten Koning en Vrouw: Henri IV (1553-1610) en zijn mâitresse Gabrielle D"Estreé. Ze hielden beiden erg van paardrijden en jagen op het platteland rond Parijs. Wettige echtgenote van Henri was Margaretha de Valois. Henri verwekte drie kinderen bij Margaretha.De Boeren in dit spel zijn gekleed in de historische mode van de dienende klasse.Prijs: € 2.350,- (incl. lijst, BTW margeregeling).

      [Bookseller: Inter-Antiquariaat MEFFERDT & DE JONGE]
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        Untitled [Getting Water from the Spring]

      Ramirez y Giraudier, Manila. 1860-61. - 38 x 26 cm, EXTREMELY RARE and large sepia colour lithograph in various tones, showing a Filipina in native costume. A beautifully executed view, without title, from the series 'Tipos y costumbres de Filipinas'. Condition: trimmed close to image and backed. REFERENCE: Palau 12.329; not recorded by Abbey, Griffin, Pardo de Tavera etc.

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        Gesamtansicht aus halber Vogelschau ('Paris Moderne Les Tuileries, Le Louvre Et La Rue De Rivoli. Vue prise du Jardin des Tuileries - Nord-Quest').

      - altkolorierte Lithographie v. Charles Fichot gedr. v. Lemercier b. Lemière in Paris, um 1860, 45,5 x 61,5 Thieme-Becker, Bd. XI, S. 530. - Sehr schöne Gesamtansicht von den Gärten der Tulerien auf die Stadt. (hochauflösende Bilder auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - high resolution pictures on my homepage or after request)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Gesamtans., "Napoli dal Carmine".

      - Gouache ( anonym ) v. ( La Pira ?? ), um 1860, 43 x 64 Im Licht des späten Nachmittags. Prachtvolle Ansicht der Uferpromenade von Neapel von Osten her gesehen. Rechts - im Hintergrund - die Festung St. Elmo . - Schwarz eingefaßt, in leuchtendem Altkolorit.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Nouvelle carte d'Europe physique & Routiere

      Paris: A. Bes & F. Dubreuil, 1860. Pocket map. Engraving with hand coloring. Sheet measures 24" x 34". This beautiful pocket map of Europe depicts the physical geography of the entire continent and extends from Norway and Sweden south to include Algeria in Africa, turkey and parts of Syria, Lebanon and Israel. Includes Iceland. Notes important roads, cities, shipping lines, and topography with countries and regions color-coded. The left and right borders include 24 engraved views depicting major European cities. These feature Varscovie, Vienne, St. Petersburg, Lisbonne, Berlin, Paris, Naples, Rome, Constantinople, Mayence, Amsterdam, Milan, Venise, Bruxelles, Athens, Turin, Berne, Londres, Madrid, Alger, Dresde, Stockholm, Alexandrie and Dublin. In good condition with some wear along folds and minor rips along fold edges. Slight toning along folds. Minor foxing. The map folds into original cardboard cover titled "CarteGenerale de l'Europe". The map is created by the French geographer John Baptiste Louis Charle and engraved by Charles Dyonnet (c. 1822 - c. 1880), who engraved numerous maps for many of the most prominent 19th French cartographic publishers.

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        The Mill on the Floss

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood & Sons, 1860. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, Carter's first state of the first volume with no ad leaf inserted. No ads at rear of Volume III. 361, 319, 313 p. 19th-Century leather over marbled paper, black label and gilt lettering and ruling, blue endpapers. Very Good. Wear along edges. Some foxing. Chipping to head of Vol. I with pieces included inside. 1935 newspaper article about destruction of the chimney at the Old Mill in Lincolnshire pasted at front of Vol. I. Two names and Oxford bookseller (W.J. Richards) impression at front of all volumes. A very nice set.

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        Gesamtans., "Panorama von Dresden vom Thurme der Kirche zu Neustadt gesehen".

      - altkol. Lithographie, um 1860, 30 x 46,5 Blick von der Neustadt über die Elbe auf die Altstadt von Dresden. Ansicht in kräftigen Farben umgeben von einer goldenen Bordüre auf blauem Untergrund ( der auch die alten Verlagsangaben abdeckt ).- Am oberen Rand hinterlegt Einriß, der nicht in die Darstellung reicht.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        The Quarterly Review. Vol 108. July - Oct 1860. Contains the key article On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin, reviewed by Samuel Wilberforce

      John Murray, London 1860., 1860, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, First Edition. Darwin himself was impressed by Wilberforce's review, describing it as "uncommonly clever", and it set off a significant debate within the British Association, between Wilberforce and T.H.Huxley, that was largely responsible for wider press coverage of Darwin's work and thus bringing it to greater public notice. In total this volume contains 16 articles. Title page, 4 pages contents, 614 pp including index. Bound in original half leather, with marbled boards. Spine with two contrasting gilt lettered labels, gilt rules to the raised bands. Marbled fore-edges. An extremely pleasant copy of this important work. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Antiquarian Books; Inventory No: 197041.

      [Bookseller: Cosmo Internet Ltd]
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        Münchener Trachtenbuch.

      München Ravizza o J (um ) 1860 - Mit 48 colorierten, tls. eiweißgehöhten lithographischen Tafeln. 1 Bl. Späteres Halbleinen mit Marmorpapierbezügen. Goldgeprägter Rückentitel. Exlibris (Originalradierung). Originalumschlag beigebunden, im Falz tls. verstärkt, tls. etwas fleckig, die Tafeln mit handschriftlichen Titeln und tls. Korrekturen bei den Jahreszahlen und der Nummerierung, eine Tafeln im Rand etwas eingerissen, der hintere Vorsatz mit winzigem Defekt. WEITERE AUSKÜNFTE ERTEILEN WIR IHNEN GERNE TELEFONISCH.Illustrationen von W. Diez. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenhändiger Brief mit Unterschrift.

      Berlin, 8. IV. 1860. - 8vo. 1 page. Mit eigenh. Briefkuvert mit schwarzer Siegelmarke. Über eine andere Person mit dem Namen Wilhelm Grimm: „Mon nom de famille est assez répandu en Allemagne et il se peut bien qu’il existe quelque part des personnes ayant le droit de s’appeler Guillaume Grimm; mais je n’en connais aucun, qui soit de ma parenté. L’individu dont vous me parlez, a donc tord de s’emparer du titre de cousin vis-à-vis de moi et il n’en pourra tirer aucun parti''. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Clark's New Sectional Map of Missouri compiled & engraved from the United States land surveys and other reliable sources

      St. Louis: J.C. Clark & Co, 1860. Folding pocket map lithographed by Julius Hutawa of St. Louis, Mo., full period hand colouring, on two joined sheets. Folds into original green cloth covers, the upper and lower covers blocked in blind, the upper cover lettered in gilt, advertisement for map publisher E. Mendenhall of Cincinnati pasted to front pastedown. (Map with tear extending from gutter repaired on verso). A rare and large map of Missouri published on the eve of the Civil War: an important cartographic record of ante-bellum Missouri. This highly detailed map, published by real estate agents J.C. Clark & Co., depicts the state in platted counties, with numerous towns, railroads (both built and proposed), post offices, churches, mills, and roads identified. Land offices are listed, as are "Chartered Rail Road Routes" by means of lettered references. A manuscript red hachured line divides the state into five irregularly-shaped land districts. The map is quite rare, with only five copies recorded (Clements, State Historical Society of Missouri, Yale, British Library and the Kansas City Public Library). Not in Phillips, A List of Maps of America.

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        Speech of Abraham Lincoln of Illinois, Delivered at the Cooper Institute, Monday, Feb. 27, 1860 [Cooper Union Address]. WITH: Carte-de-Visite of the Mathew Brady "Cooper Union" photograph

      New York Tribune New York: New York Tribune. FIRST EDITION. Original wrappers. Very Good. FIRST EDITION of Lincoln's historic Cooper Union Address, delivered on February 27, 1860 at the Cooper Institute in Brooklyn, New York. The speech is largely credited to having launched Lincoln's Presidential bid. With silver print carte-de-visite of the Brady "Cooper Union" photograph. In the fall of 1859, James A. Briggs, who served on the lecture committee of the Plymouth Church in Brooklyn, invited presidential candidate hopeful Abraham Lincoln to speak to a New York audience on any subject of his choosing. Lincoln accepted the invitation, choosing to speak of the current political climate in America. William O. Stoddard, an Illinois journalist who worked for President Lincoln during his administration, noted that "No previous effort of his life cost him so much hard work as did that Cooper Institute speech" and that the resulting speech "was a masterly review of the history of the slavery question from the foundation of the government, with a clear, bold, statesmanlike presentation of the then present attitude of parties and of sections. It exhibited a careful research, a thorough knowledge and understanding of political movements and developments, that staggered even the most laborious and painstaking students. It showed a grasp, a breadth, a mental training, and a depth of penetration which compelled the admiration of critical scholars" (Stoddard, Abraham Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life). "Horace Greeley had rushed out the speech in pamphlet form as 'Tribune Tract' Number 4, under the headline: National Politics. Speech of Abraham Lincoln, of Illinois, Delivered at the Cooper Institute, Monday Feb. 27, 1860. The pamphlet was ready March 6, while Lincoln was still traveling through Connecticut. When he returned to New York, he found it already available to the public. "Greeley marketed the eleven-page Tribune edition aggressively… As a bonus, the publication included Wisconsin Republican senator James Doolittle's February 24 speech attaching 'the new doctrine of judicial infallibility,' as did Lincoln's address at Cooper Union just three days later, and also, like Cooper Union, railing agains 'the headstrong zeal pursued by the other party to force slavery into Territories'… "It was as if Republicans were now speaking with one voice: identifying with the founders, attacking the Dred Scott decision, rebuking John Brown, and drawing their own 'dividing line' on slavery extension. Lincoln did not say it alone; but he said it best… 'Mr. Lincoln's is probably the most systematic and complete defense yet made of the Republican position with regard to Slavery,' the Tribune declared in its initial advertisement for the reprints. 'We believe no speech has yet been made better calculated to win the intelligent minds over to our standard. Will the friends of the Cause everywhere aid us to circulate it?' "The answer was yes. The Tribune Tract edition proved enormously popular, going through at least five additional editions… [Lincoln's] New York oration was enjoying a new and sustained life in pamphlet form, and was being purchased, individually, and in bulk alike, by admirers and groups across the North. "The Cooper Union address tested whether Lincoln's appeal could extend from the podium to the page, and from the rollicking campaigns of the rural West to the urban East… Cooper Union held the promise of transforming Lincoln from a regional phenomenon to a national figure. Lincoln knew it, and rose to the occasion. "As if to illustrate his metamorphosis, the Cooper Union appearance also inspired the most important single visual record on Lincoln's, or perhaps any, American presidential campaign: an image-transfiguring Mathew Brady photograph. Its later proliferation and reproduction in prints, medallions, broadsides, and banners perhaps did as much to create a 'new' Abraham Lincoln as did the Cooper Union address itself. "Supposedly, Lincoln volunteered when he encountered the famous photographer again a few months later: 'Brady and the Cooper Institute made me President'… Make him president, they undoubtedly did" (Harold Holzer, Lincoln at the Copper Union: The Speech That Made Abraham Lincoln President). Note: Although it is difficult to date, the carte-de-visite appears to be a late-nineteenth century production. Provenance for the speech: From the collection of George Hambrecht, first president of the Wisconsin Lincoln Fellowship and renown Lincoln scholar/collector, with his signature in pencil on rear wrapper. New York: New York Tribune, Tribune Tracts, No. 4, 1860. Octavo, original wrappers; custom box. Light uniform toning. Lincoln's speech comprises pages 1-11 (out of a total of 16 pages). With New York Tribune ads and subscription terms on rear wrapper. RARE.

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        Leaves of Grass

      Thayer and Eldridge 1860 - Third edition, first printing. (The first non-self-published edition. Printers' information present on copyright page; later printings and much more common pirated editions omitted this. BAL's third state of the portrait frontispiece with engraver's name "S.A. Schoff" and no tan background. "B" binding with no established precedence.) Original bevel-edged textured terra cotta cloth; front and rear covers blindstamped with sun, earth and clouds; spine panel gilt-stamped, gray endpapers. 456 p. Very Good condition. Spine somewhat sunned, cloth at head and tail a bit worn. Back and front hinges tender. Bookplate and bookstore stamp on paste down, name written on fep in pencil with a spot of rubbing. Small stain on top edge, small stains to tissue guard and frontis as well. Bright, clean pages. One of only a thousand such copies, printed in May 1860. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Panoramaansicht, "Panorama von Heidelberg".

      - Stahlstich n. u. v. J.J. Tanner b. Graimberg, um 1860, 18 x 67,5 Schefold, Nr. 25089. Blick von Ziegelhausen über den Neckar zur Stadt, links das Schloß, rechts die Neckarbrücke.

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        Gesetze, Verordnungen, Ausschreiben und Bekanntmachungen für den Bezirk des Königlichen Conststoriums zu Aurich

       Welche in Kirchen- und Schulsachen ergangen sind. 5 Bände. Seyde,Aurich, 1860-1893. zus. ca. 2600 S., Hln. u. Hldr. der Zeit. (1 Rücken fehlt/gering bst. u. berieben.)Versand D: 5,90 EUR Landeskunde, Juristik

      [Bookseller: Celler Versandantiquariat]
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        Travels, Researches, and Missionary Labours,

      London: Trübner and Co.,, 1860. during an Eighteen Years' Residence in Eastern Africa. Together with Journeys to Jagga, Usambara, Ukambani, Shoa, Abessinia, and Khartum; and a cosating voyage from Mombaz to Cape Delgado. With an Appendix respecting the snow-capped mountains of eastern Africa; the sources of the Nile; the languages and literature of Abessinia ands eastern Africa, etc. etc. and a concise account of geographical reseaches in eastern Africa up to the discovery of the Uyenyesi by Dr. Livingstone in September last, by E. G. Ravenstein. Octavo (214 x 132 mm). Contemporary brown morocco, blind banded spine and panelling on covers, all edges gilt, yellow coated endpapers. Steel-engraved portrait frontispiece of the author, folding coloured map of eastern Africa, folding map of routes taken by Krapf, 12 chromolithograph plates. Neat 20th century ownership inscription on front pastedown, scattered foxing and browning, closed tears into folding map of routes. A very good copy in what may be the publisher's deluxe binding. First edition in English, the most important work of the German Protestant missionary and explorer Johann Ludwig Krapf (1810-1881), who arrived in Ethiopia in 1837 before moving on to Cairo in 1842. "For the next eleven years, 1844-55, Krapf worked in the coastal areas of modern Kenya, first in Mombasa... and then at Rabai, on a ridge a few kilometres inland... In November 1848 Krapf himself set out with eleven bearers on an inland journey to visit the Kamba, traversing the almost waterless thorn scrub that stretches some three hundred kilometres inland from the coast behind Rabai. After twenty-one days march he reached the edge of Ukambani, where the chief, Kivoi, said he had often seen a mountain called Kegnia (Kenya) which was covered with a cold, white substance. When he invited Krapf to a nearby hilltop the missionary could see in the distance both mounts Kilimanjaro and Kenya. The expedition was beset by illness and a mutiny of the porters, and Krapf returned to the coast. Krapf's second journey to Ukambani followed in April 1851. Kivoi agreed to build a mission station on his territory but disaster struck when Kivoi and fifty followers accompanied the missionary to the agreed site for the headquarters. Kivoi's enemies ambushed him in the forest, killed him and put his men to flight. Krapf, left alone and destitute, wandered through the forest, shunned by the Kamba, and eventually limped back to the coast... In 1852 Krapf and another Basel-trained missionary, Johann Erhardt, sailed down the East African coast as far as Kilwa, in the process providing the first new information about the coast since the British coastal survey of 1822-24" (Howgego).

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        CHINA AND JAPAN. A Folded & Articulated Map.

      [London n.d.c.1860]. Blue cloth, colored printed map, backed. on heavy linen, articulated, 18 x 23.75 inches, 60.5 x 46 cm. with separate folded index, folds down to 11 x 23.5 cm, bit. of minor spine wear, mended. Q U I T E S C A R C E. A KEEN MAP OF CHINA, JAPAN, KOREA, LOO CHOO, FORMOSA &c. A very nice handy folded map, folds down to fit in the vest pocket. Showing China from Mongolia in the North to Tong-King in the South, Hainan Island, Formosa, Korea to the East and inset of the Japanese Islands. With natural scale, geographical miles, Chinese Li, English statute miles, with Treaty Ports underlined, submarine telegraph lines noted, glossary of Chinese-English terms. A detailed map, showing the full coast line, mountains, hills, villages, towns and cities, rivers, provinces, lakes and other geographica features. * A fascinating mid-19th century view of the whole area with cover title: FROM KEITH JOHNSTON'S ROYAL ATLAS WITH INDEX. * Nicely executed, with much detail. * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Souvenirblatt, Gesamtansicht, umgeben von 14 Randansichten, "Erinnerung an Dortmund".

      - Farblithographie v. Tempeltey ( Druck A. Hölzer in Berlin ) n. Borchel b. Kraus in Bremen und Rheinen in Dortmund, um 1860, 39,5 x 53,5 Absolut seltene Ansicht. Die Gesamtansicht ( 22,5 x 34 ) zeigt Dortmund von dem neuen Tor her. Die Randansichten zeigen: Bahnhof, Fehmlinde mit Teilansicht, Rathaus, Paulinenhütte, Marienkirche, Petrikirche ( Innen- und Aussenansicht ), Hochofen und Eisenhütte zu Hörde, Hütte Dortmund ( westphalia etc.), Reinoldikirche ( Innen- und Aussenansicht ), Dominikanerkirche, Zeche Neu - Düsseldorf.

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        Autograph letter signed to Latimer Clark

      1860. Very Good. Whitehouse, Edward Orange Wildman. A.L.s. to Latimer Clark. Westminster [London,] April 15, 1860 or 1861[year illegible]. 2- pp. 205 x 129 mm. Remains of mounting present. Provenance: Latimer Clark. Whitehouse was the engineer appointed by Cyrus Field to supervise the design and manufacture of the first Atlantic cable, which ceased to function a few weeks after its installation in 1858. Whitehouse's letter to Clark is largely illegible, but the phrases "joint testimony" and "the line during its manufacture at Chelsea" suggest that Whitehouse is referring to the hearings conducted by the joint committee appointed by the British government to investigate the causes of the cable's failure. In those hearings, blame for the cable's failure was laid largely at the feet of Whitehouse. Origins of Cyberspace 214.

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        LEGISLATURE OF MINNESOTA. NORTHWEST BRITISH AMERICA AND ITS RELATIONS TO THE STATE OF MINNESOTA...PRINTED AS A SUPPLEMENT TO THE JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SESSION OF 1859-60

      St. Paul: Newson, Moore, Foster and Company, Printers, 1860. Modern three-quarter morocco and cloth, spine gilt. Very good. Without the map, which was included only in some copies. The true first edition, printed as a supplement to the Journal of the House of Representatives, of this very rare report on boundary questions and possible rail links from Minnesota into the Canadian Northwest. "Streeter calls the paper a valuable report, resulting from Taylor's appointment in 1859 as an agent of the United States Treasury Department to investigate trade and transportation between the United States and Canada" - Wagner-Camp. Streeter had a copy of Wagner-Camp 365:2, which contains a map that did not appear in the first edition. Not in AMERICAN IMPRINTS INVENTORY for Minnesota. HOWES T56, "b." LOWTHER 124. WAGNER-CAMP 365:1. STREETER SALE 3731 (ref).

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        History of the Great International Contest between HEENAN and SAYERS, at Farnborough on the 17th April 1860,

      LONDON George Newbold 303 & 304 The Strand -W C 1860 - continues . Including the full reports from The Times,Bell's Life in London,Wilkes's Spirit of the Times, Dickens All the Year Round, Punch etc. Letters of Heenan & Sayers to "The Times" also the complete history of both the combatants & full report of each of their previous battles. and a plan shewing how the ring can be revived by CICERO. Cr.8vo.232pps+ 12pp publishers catalogue [-244] Orig publishers cloth rebacked with original stamping to the front board " Key to Newbold's Representation of the Contest Between Heenan and Sayers with a complete history thereof and also of each of the combatants 2/6d.Original printed endpapers to the front but rear blanks to the rear is a replacement. Extensive repairs to the title and first 3 pages to mittigate earlier cellotape damage but otherwise clean and sound. The first World Title Fight ; A historic 42 round draw which brought an end to bare knuckle boxing in England. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Österreich und Ober-Italien.

      Baedeker, Coblenz, 1860 - 9. verb. Aufl. Coblenz, Baedeker (April) 1860. XVI, 301 S. Mit 2 Übersichtskarten, Karten d. Umgeb. v. Wien u. v. Salzburg u. d. Salzkammergut, nebst den Plänen von Brescia, Graz, Krakau, Laxenburg, Mailand (fehlt), Mantua, Padua, Pesth und Ofen, Prag, Salzburg, Triest, Venedig, Verona (fehlt) und Wien (sowie 1 Plan Wien, innere Stadt zusätzlich). OLn. (etw. berieben u. bestoßen). Hinrichsen D 176.- Sehr seltene Ausgabe.- Sie umfasst die Gebiete der Österreich-Ungarischen Monarchie: Oesterreich und Salzburg, Tirol, Ober-Itaklien, Steiermark, Kärnthen, Krain, Böhmen, Mähren, Galizien und Ungarn.- Etwas stockfleckig. Es fehlen die Pläne von Mailand und Verona; stattdessen ist ein Plan von Wien, innere Stadt zusätzlich eingebunden. Sprache: deu [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Théorie mathématique des courants électriques [ET] Études des lois des courants électriques [ET] Notice sur l'appareil d'induction électrique de Ruhmorff

      1860 - [4]-202-[6]-X-201-[8]-X-[2]-40 Paris, L. Hachette & Mallet-Bachelier, 1860 et 1859, in-8, [4]-202-[6]-X-201-[8]-X-[2]-400 pages, demi-basane fauve à coins postérieure, dos à 5 nerfs, Intéressant regroupement de trois œuvres majeures dans l’histoire des théories sur l’électricité : la première édition française des lois d’Ohm, le texte le plus important de Du Moncel sur l’application pratique des lois électriques, et une quatrième édition de son introduction à la bobine de Ruhmkorff, un générateur électrique qui révolutionna les expériences électriques au milieu du XIXe siècle. En 1827, Georg Simon Ohm (1789-1854), dans Die galvanishe Kette, mathematisch bearbeitet établit les lois fondamentales du courant électrique : loi de la longueur, loi de la section et loi des courants dérivés, aujourd’hui plus généralement connue sous nom de loi d’Ohm. L’édition française, publiée 23 ans après l’édition originale allemande fut donnée par Jean-Mothée Gaugain. Le premier texte de Du Moncel, inventeur prolifique d’appareils électriques et un des premiers et meilleurs vulgarisateurs français sur le sujet, débute par une exposition des lois d’Ohm. Son second texte, ici en quatrième édition (la première avait paru en 1855) constitue, à l’époque, une étude particulièrement précoce sur la bobine que Ruhmkorff inventa en 1851. L’ouvrage est richement illustré. Bon exemplaire de ce recueil historique intéressant, portant sur le premier contreplat, l’ex-libris de James Boyd Gilmore, et le cachet, annulé, de l'Institut Catholique de Paris. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hunter's Eastern Townships Scenery, Canada East

      Montreal: printed and published by John Lovell, 1860. Small folio. (13 x 10 inches). Tinted lithographic additional title and 13 plates, all after Hunter, printed by J.H. Bufford of Boston, 1 lithographic map. Publisher's brown cloth, the covers with wide blocked border of blind fillets, the upper cover lettered in gilt (neat repairs to head and foot of spine Provenance: J. Clark Murray A fine copy of this important visual record of the Eastern Townships. A charming companion volume to Hunter's 1855 work Ottawa Scenery , here Hunter concentrates on the scenery in and around his home town of Stanstead. "Works have already appeared illustrative of Canadian Scenery ... but a work exclusively devoted to this section of country, - to the scenery of this locality, - has not been previously published". as with the previous work, the plates are printed by the Boston firm of J.H. Bufford Lithographers. Each plate is composed of a large central oval view, with, in each of the four corners, a small related vignette. The penultimate plate "View from the Artist's residence. Stanstead Eastern Townships, C.E." includes a miniature self-portrait of Hunter sitting on his garden steps sketching "the range of mountains west of Lake Memphremagog; Owl's-Head occupying the centre of the picture". Sabin 3396; Spendlove p.44; TPL (1st supplement) 5907; Volpi & Scowen Eastern Townships plates 32-44.

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        Grand Trunk Railway of Canada, Victoria Bridge, over the river St. Lawrence at Montreal

      London: John Weale, 1860. Lithograph printed in two tints by Kell Brothers, with touches of hand-colouring, from a drawing by S. Russel. Fine condition, but inscription cut into with the loss of two letters. Provenance: Thos. Wise (presentation inscription on verso of print 'Presented by The Auth[or] / to Thos Wise") A presentation copy of this spectacular print from the 'Construction of the Great Victoria Bridge in Canada', a rare and sumptuously produced work on what was once the longest bridge in the world. Published in 1860, Construction of the Great Victoria Bridge in Canada , is a monument both to a great 19th-century engineering achievement and also to the fascination with new technologies and techniques that characterized the period. This great work was illustrated with several fine views of the various stages of practical construction of the bridge and highly detailed engineers' plans covering all the technical aspects of the project. James Stephenson and Alexander M. Ross were the engineers for the bridge; James Hodges built it for the contractors Sir Thomas Peto, Thomas Brassey and Edward Ladd Betts. Despite the great natural difficulties, not the least of which was the river icing up in winter, the builders encountered in its construction, the bridge was opened to passenger carrying rail traffic on December 19, 1859. Cf. Abbey Travel 631; cf. Sabin 32342; cf. TPL 3914; cf. Spendlove The Face of Early Canada , Toronto 1958, p. 76.

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        Civil War Governors. Collection of Letters, signed photographs and clipped signature of Govenors of the Union, Confederate and Border States during the Civil War and Reconstruction

      Aprox. 100 pieces. 4to. In black notebook. Aprox. 100 pieces. 4to. Including: 1.Sam Houston, elected Govenor of Texas, but did not serve, clipped signature (1-3/4 x 4-3/4 inches) 2. Henry M. Rector, Confederate Govenor of Arkansas, 1860-1862. Albumen print photograph, signed "Yours H.M. Rector." (6-12 x 4-1/4 inches) 3. Leland Stanford, signed Special Ticket dated July 1, 1876 between Sacramento and San Francisco on the Central Pacific Railroad. He was the eighth Governor of California, serving from December 1861 to December 1863, and the first Republican governor 4. John G. Downey, Governor of California (January 14, 1860 - January 10, 1862), signed appointment 1861 of Henry Molineux as County Clerk of Siena County. 5. William Alfred Buckingham (May 28, 1804 - February 5, 1875) was a Republican United States Senator from Connecticut 1858 - 1866, cut signature. 6. Joseph E. Brown (1821-1894), Civial War Governor of Georgia. Mounted albumen photograph, signed "Joseph E. Brown." (6-1/2 x 4-1/4 inches) 7. Rufus Bullock (1834-1907) Reconstruction Gov. of Georgia, 1868-1871. Backed albumen photo, signed (3-3/4 x 1-1/4 inches) 8. Francis Harrison Pierpont, Provisonal Gov. of Virginia (1865-1868). ALS. 1-1/2 pp. Aug., 26, 1865. (10 x 8 inches) Abouy Convention for "A Christian Commission for the Masses." The father of "West Virginia" & Governor of the Union controlled parts of Virginia during the Civil War. After the war, he was the Governor of all of Virginia 9. Francis Richard Lubbock, (1815-1905). Governor of Texas. Signed Check on the Republic of Texas. Lubbock as Comptroller, Houston, April 18, 1838. 10. Pendleton Murrah (1824-1865) was the 10th governor of Texas. His term in office coincided with the American Civil War. Signed Land Grant, June 24, 1864. 11. Newton Edmunds (May 31, 1819 - February 13, 1908) was the second Governor of Dakota Territory, serving during the American Civil War. ALS 1-1/2 pages. About his honorary membership of Sioux City North Western Literary and Historical Society. 12. Isham Green Harris (February 10, 1818 - July 8, 1897) was an American politician. He served as Governor of Tennessee from 1857 to 1862 and as a U.S. Senator from 1877 until his death. Cabinet Photo by Brady, signed. ETC, ETC.

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        Uittreksel uit het dagboek van W.J.C. Ridder Huyssen van Kattendyke, kapitein-luit. ter zee, gedurende zijn verblijf in Japan in 1857, 1858 en 1859.

      's Gravenhage, Van Stockum, 1860. - (Orig. ed,), (X)+236 pp. With large fold. map (West coast of Kiusiu & Japan by H.O. Wichers from maps of F. von Siebold & others). Hardcover. Recent green buckram. VG. (Mark of sticker on spine; stamp Collegie Zeemanshoop on title, fore-margins of 2 leaves rep.; else remarkebly clean, unused copy). * Cat. NHSM, p. 478; Cordier, Japonica, col. 552. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gesamtansicht, "Württ. Oberamtsstadt Urach".

      - Lithographie m. Tonplatte v. Emminger ( Eberhard) b. Julius Bartels in Urach, 1860, 33,5 x 49,5 Schefold II, Nr. 10364; Henning / Maier, Eberhard Emminger, Seite 155 und Abb. Nr. 53. - Unter der Ansicht eine weitere kleine Abbildung des "K. Seminar".

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        Dresden. - Gesamtansicht. - Blick von Radeberger Vorstadt und Neustadt auf die Altstadt. - Gustav Frank. - "Dresden".

      - Historische Ortsansicht. Lithografie / Tonlithografie, um 1860. Von Gustav Frank. 33,0 x 59,0 cm (Darstellung / ohne Schrift) / 42,5 x 69 cm (Blatt). Rechts unterhalb der Darstellung signiert "Aufgenommen u. lith. v. G. Frank" und links bezeichnet "Druck v. H. Arnold, Leipzig". - Blattrand minimal angeschmutzt und mit leichten Mängeln. Guter Gesamtzustand. Gustav Frank (1819 Stralsund - 1886 Dessau). Deutscher Lithograf, Landschaftsmaler und Zeichner, tätig in Dessau. Von ihm sind über 90 großformatige Veduten bekannt, die deutsche Städte in der nachbiedermeierlichen Zeit detailgetreu und mit malerischem Blick darstellen. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        KITA EZO YOSHI: A FURTHER ACCOUNT OF NORTH EZO, TRIP TO DARUIKA AND THE OROKKO T

      [1860, Matsuura]. Green stitched wrs.,blind-stamped swastica. design, title slip, rear covers mottled, tightly bound, the. contents exceptionally clean, 30 double-page text + 2 last. pages colophon, 11 illustrations, of which 4 are in color.. EARLY PRIMARY SOURCE ON AINU BY THE MAN WHO NAMED HOKKAIDO This very unusual and famous work. It covers the early official and primary travels of Matsuura Takeshiro to Ezo [Hokkaido prior to being named "Hokkaido"] in 1859. . Matsuura executed his Shogunate appointed objective of exploring Ezo, and making a visual and written record of what he saw, the Ainu people and others he met on his travels. He wrote several works on that area, this example is one of those historic records. Matsuura was officially authorized by the Shogunate to name/rename areas he traveled in the Hokkaido area. Matsuura is the man responsible for changing the name of "Ezo" to be "Hokkaido." *** Per Bartlett, p.198-199: Bartlett gives KITA EZO YOSHI a variant English title: A FURTHER ACCOUNT OF NORTH EZO: TRIP TO DARUIKA AND THE OROKKO TRIBES. . "In the preface the author states that this book is...an extract from the official report on the expedition to Karafuto [Sakhalin] in 30 volumes that was then presented to the Hokkaido Government Office. In June 1854 [a later edition of this title] the author parted from his companions to visit Daruika and the Orokko people and rejoined them in July after having had the experiences recounted in this book." . Again in Bartlett, on p.198 exhibit 68, figure 63 he shows the exact illustration found our copy of Matsuura being entertained by several Ainu peoples. . Bartlett states about this double-page illustration: "Japanese dignitary, presumably the author, visiting Ainu at an island touched during the voyage to Sakhalin. The bearded Ainu are offering gifts of fish and other food." See our website for a scan of this fascinating example. *** THE ELEVEN ILLUSTRATIONS: There are a total of ten woodblock illustrations in this book: a. Two double-page black, gray, shaded illustrations. b. Two color double-page illustrations. c. Three double-page black outline illustrations. d. Three single page black outline drawings/illustrations. *** CONDITION: The front covers and the title slip are quite clean. There is a bit of mild discoloration spots at upper 4 cm. of this part of the front cover. The title slip is excellent a bit dusty. See cover.jpg . The back covers are mottled, with several spots . Please see color scan spine.jpg posted to our website for more details. . Contents: The contents are excellent, very clean, no worming whatsoever. The color illustrations and line drawings are also excellent, no issue. . The book is firmly bound in its original threads. The book is enclosed in a more recent indigo-blue Chitsu folding case with bone clasps. *** WHO WAS MATSUURA Takeshiro [1818-1888]: "The author was an explorer who went as far north as Ezo [modern day Hokkaido before it was named "Hokkaido"]. He was later commissioned by the Shogunate to survey the topography of Hokkaido in 1885, and then appointed judge at Hakodate and concurrently secretary of the bureau that was established to give names to various parts of Hokkaido in 1868. He wrote many books on his travels, most noted of which is TOZAI EZO NIKKI: DIARY OF EAST AND WEST HOKKAIDO." Extracted from J.B.E.& W.W., see below for bibliographical citation. *** ADDITIONAL BIBLIOGRAPHIC DETAILS: The work contains double-folded pages 1-30 of text and illustrations, plus 2 sheets postscript, dated Man nen 1, introduction dated Ansei 7 [1860], [1860], no place of publication, but somewhere in Japan. The woodblocks were owned by the author. Inside the front cover is the alternate title: "TARAIKA OROKKO KIKOH." . Per Mitchell [see below] the work was illustrated by "various artists." He continues to list the illustrator/artist of each plate *** THE ILLUSTRATIONS: This work was illustrated by Matsuura and others: Per Mitchell p.369. we list the illustrations: 1. LANDSCAPE by Matsuura 2. AINU BEARING GIFTS FOR EMISSARY by Gako 3. NATURAL PRODUCTS OF EZO by Shuki 4. DRAMATIC SKETCHES OF EZO BUILDINGS unsigned 5. BOWS, ARROWS &c. unsigned 6. PROCESSION OF AINU AND EMISSARY by Sugaku, Soun, . Matsuura & Choko 7. DIAGRAMMATIC SKETCHES OF BABY'S CARDLE, PAPOOSE-CARRIER, . &c. unsigned 8. TWO AINU PLAYING A MUSICAL INSTRUMENT by Gyoseki & Mokkin 9. LANDSCAPE by Senshu 10. DIAGRAMMATIC SKETCH OF CHILDREN'S TOYS unsigned 11. AINU EMISSARY GETTING SUMI FOR INK by Ayakoa & Issei, *** REFERENCE: JAPAN BIOGRAPHICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA AND WHO'S WHO: 1964-'65, p829. * KERLEN, H.: CATALOGUE OF PRE-MEIJI JAPANESE BOOKS & MAPS IN PUBLIC COLLECTIONS IN THE NETHERLANDS: number 876, p.375. * KSM [Chishi Kikoh] 2-423-4 * BARTLETT, Harley H. et al.: JAPANESE BOTANY DURING THE PERIOD OF WOOD-BLOCK PRINTING: no. 68, p.198, figure 63. This example is a later edition: Ansei 3, 1856 published by Akitaya Taemon & Kawaguchi Shinjiro, Osaka, Suwaraya & Yamashiro, Edo and 8 other booksellers. * Kraft: vol.1, no. 413 * MITCHELL, C.H. et al.: THE ILLUSTRATED BOOKS OF THE NANGA, MARUYAMA, SHIJO AND OTHER RELATED SCHOOLS OF JAPAN: A Bibliography: pp.368-9 * BM [1898] 16054.D.4 Title listed as: HOKU EZO YOSHI, 1860 *** Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. 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        Zoologie du jeune âge ou Histoire naturelle des animaux écrite pour la jeunesse

      1860 - frontispice, VII, (1), 329, Strasbourg, Derivaux, 1860, in-4, frontispice, VII, (1), 329, (3) pages et 33 planches, cartonnage bleu clair de l'éditeur à la bradel, imprimé en noir (plats frottés, coiffes et coins abîmés, dos sali), Frontispice et 33 planches, par G. Silbermann, réhaussées à la main. Texte sur 2 colonnes. Dominique Auguste Lereboullet (1804-65) était médecin et zoologiste. Il obtint la chaire de zoologie et d'anatomie comparée à la Faculté des Sciences de Strasbourg, au départ de son maître, Georges Louis Duvernoy. Dans cet ouvrage, très joliment illustré, l'auteur a respecté le cadre des classifications les plus usitées (animaux vertébrés : mammifères, oiseaux, reptiles et poissons ; animaux articulés : cirripèdes, crustacés, arachnides, insectes, myriapodes et annélides ; mollusques ; zoophytes). Malgré des faibles rousseurs, joli exemplaire dans son cartonnage d'origine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        My Diary In India, In the Year 1858-9. In Two Volumes.

      London:: Routledge, Warne, and Routledge,, 1860.. First edition. quarter calf. Near Fine. Near Fine two volume set. Octavo (12 x 19 cm). Quarter calf over marbled boards. Spine embellished with gilt florets, arabesques and fillets. Five raised bands. Gilt lettering set in second and third toned panels. All edges and endpapers marbled. Lightly scuffed and minor edge wear with corners tipped, yet a clean, sound set. Printed by Woodfall and Kinder, Angel Court, Skinner Street, London. Former owner's signature H(orace) A(bel) Cockerell on ff. of both volumes. Includes the engraved folding map plus 12 lithotints by Day & Son, Lith. to the Queen. Volume I: xv, 408 pp., frontispiece, engraved map, 4 lithotints. Volume II: x, [xi],420 pp., frontispiece plus 6 lithotints. Lithotints amply portray portraits of officers and scenes of military and daily life including Map of Plan of the Operations Against Lucknow in 1858. A fine illustrated work by William Howard Russell, LL.D., reputed war correspondent of "The Times" and known for his dispatches from the Crimea. He was knighted in 1895. The former owner H. A. Cockerell (1832-1908), was Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society, Companion of the Order of the Star of India, educated at Eton, served in the Bengal Civil Service in 1853 and was Secretary to the Governor of Bengal: Judicial and Political Departments from 1878-1883. (Abbey Travel 491)

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        Maps to Lieut. General Outram's Campaign in India in 1857-8. Three cloth-backed folding maps in a maroon cloth slipcase

      Smith, Elder & Co, London, 1860, - (OUTRAM, James, Sir). Maps to Lieut. Gen. Outram's Campaign in India in 1857-8. Three cloth-backed folding maps in a maroon cloth slipcase, lettered in gilt to one edge. Published separately to accompany Lieut.-General Sir James Outram's Campaign in India. Map No. 1 – Routes to the Lucknow Residencypursued by Genl. Havelock and Sir Colin Campbell. Lithographed by Smith, Elder & Co., 65 Cornhill, London, n.d. Partly coloured. [21 by 19.5 inches].Map No. 2 – The City and Environs of Lucknow, Illustrating General Outram's Position on the Plain of the Alum Bagh. From Lieutt. Hutchinson's Sketch.Lithographed by Smith, Elder & Co., 65 Cornhill, London, 1859. [13.5 by 24inches]. Map No. 3 – Plan of the Operations Against Lucknow, during the month of March 1858, by the British Army under the Command of Genl. Sir ColinCampbell, G.C.B., Commander in Chief in India. Lithographed by Smith, Elder & Co., 65 Cornhill, London, n.d. [21.5 by 29 inches]. Foxing to back of maps, else very good in slipcase (tear to one corner, edges sunned, cloth beginning to peel along one edge). The maps are scarcer than the text. The three maps for 2,800.00 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Pigeon Voyageur. Jeu Geographique.

      (um 1860)., Paris. - Original Holzkasten (quer 21 x 26 x 6 cm) mit koloriertem Deckelbild, von einem schmalen Zierrahmen umgeben; Kasten- und Deckelseiten mit farbigem, floral gemustertem Papier bezogen. Titelei auf dem Deckel und Beschreibung im Innendeckel in französischer, englischer und spanischer Sprache. Der Spielplan auf einer, im Kasten montierten Glasplatte. In der Mitte befindet sich der Platzhalter für die Scheiben (Palettes) mit den Abbildungen von 12 Personen in landetypischen Trachten, dann kreisörmig angeordnet die Antworten zu den auf den Palettes stehenden Fragen und in den Ecken die Darstellungen von 4 Personen in Landestracht in ihrer typischen Umgebung. Beiliegend die zu diesem geographischen Frage- und Antwortspiel gehörenden zwei Drehscheiben mit je 12 Fragen und einem Zeiger mit der Taube. Die Drehscheibe wird mit der ausgewählten Frage nach Nord ausgerichtet. Der Zeiger dreht sich nach dem Aufsetzten auf die Elfenbeinspitzen der Scheibe und die Taube zeigt auf die richtige Antwort. - Die Illustrationen zu diesem seltenen, original erhaltenen Spiel sind von Bernhard Coudert und wurden lithographiert von H. Jannin, Paris. Sprache: Französisch (Ecken und Kanten etwas bestoßen und berieben; florales Bezugspapier mit wenigen kleinen Fehlstellen; Deckel leicht nach innen gewölbt; etwas gebräunt und altersbedingte Flecken; sammelwürdig und museal) - *** selten! - (Lager Bi 30)

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        Darwin, On the Origin of Species. In a complete volume of The Edinburgh Review 1860

      Edinburgh Review, 1860, Volume 111., 1860, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, First Edition. The Darwin article is 45 pages. Octavo. The complete volume 111 (556pp, index). Bound in a late 20th century purple buckram binding, gilt lettered. Very sound and firm throughout, no cracked joints or loose pages. Ex university library, with their stamp to the rear of the title page, and tickets on the front endpapers, and class number label to the foot of the spine, otherwise quite unmarked throughout. Overall a very clean and sound volume. Owen's review of Darwin for the Edinburgh Review was considered by many at the time to effectively crush the evolutionist theory. Attacking Darwin's chief supporters, Hooker and Huxley as mere adherents, he claimed that Darwin represented an "abuse of science" whilst ignoring or dismissing Owen's own creationist views. In response Darwin believed Owen to be "spiteful and malignant", though he also admitted to being hurt by Owen's views of him. One of Owen's chief charges was that Darwin had failed to bring any new facts to light, effectively basing his theory on imagination rather than observation. The arguments that raged through the scientific community, and indeed the popular press in the months and years following Darwin's publication were often buttressed by reference to Owen's opposition, and it was effectively the 1870s before Owen's views were widely discounted in public perception. This Edinburgh Review article is one of the cornerstone pieces of writing in the Darwin evolutionary theory debates of the 19th century. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 196909.

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        Die ländlichen Wohnsitze, Schlösser u. Residenzen der ritterschaftlichen Grundbesitzer in der Preussischen Monarchie, Rheinland 2. (Deckeltitel). Berlin, Duncker, ca. 1860-1875. Quer-kl.-fol. (ca. 27,5 : 38 cm). 51 (= Nr. 40-90) farbig lithographierte Ansichten (ca. 20 : 15 cm) nach Aquarellen von Heinrich Deiters (7), Carl Hohe (22), P. Vogel (18) u.a., die auf dünnen Karton mit Rahmen u. Titel in Golddruck montiert sind. Alle Tafeln (mit Ausnahme der letzten) mit je 1 Blatt erläuterndem Drucktext. Roter Leinenband d. Zt. mit reicher Goldprägung auf dem Vorderdeckel u. goldgeprägtem Rückentitel ("Rheinland II"); etw. fleckig, Gelenke repariert.

      - Die ländlichen Wohnsitze, Schlösser u. Residenzen der ritterschaftlichen Grundbesitzer in der Preussischen Monarchie, Rheinland 2. (Deckeltitel). Berlin, Duncker, ca. 1860-1875. Quer-kl.-fol. (ca. 27,5 : 38 cm). 51 (= Nr. 40-90) farbig lithographierte Ansichten (ca. 20 : 15 cm) nach Aquarellen von Heinrich Deiters (7), Carl Hohe (22), P. Vogel (18) u.a., die auf dünnen Karton mit Rahmen u. Titel in Golddruck montiert sind. Alle Tafeln (mit Ausnahme der letzten) mit je 1 Blatt erläuterndem Drucktext. Roter Leinenband d. Zt. mit reicher Goldprägung auf dem Vorderdeckel u. goldgeprägtem Rückentitel ("Rheinland II"); etw. fleckig, Gelenke repariert. Von 1857 bis 1883 veröffentlichte Duncker 960 Ansichten der Burgen, Schlösser und Herrensitze des Königreich Preußen. Die jährlich erscheinenden Ansichten, deren Vorlagen zum überwiegenden Teil eigens angefertigt worden waren, berücksichtigten alle Landesteile gleichermaßen. Alle Tafeln sind auf den zugehörigen Textblättern in doppelter Folge nummeriert: als Gesamtfolge und als Teilfolgen nach Provinzen. Der vorliegende Band vereinigt die Tafeln 40 bis 90 der Ansichten der preußischen Rheinprovinz. Davon entfallen 18 auf den Regierungsbezirk Köln, 19 auf Düsseldorf, 11 auf Aachen und 12 auf Koblenz. Insgesamt erschienen zur Rheinprovinz 120 Ansichten. Eine genaue Auflistung der Ansichten folgt - auch wenn es etwas langweilig wirken mag - am Schluss. ***** Zum Zustand: Die erläuternden Texte und die Trägerkartons sind - wie fast immer - durchgängig stockfleckig. Die Ansichten selbst sind davon kaum oder gar nicht betroffen. Bei wenigen der Textblätter sind die Nummerierungen vom Buchbinder weggeschnitten worden, das letzte (zu Tafel 90) fehlt. Die Reihenfolge der Tafeln ist mehrfach etwas durcheinander. Ein Drucktitel ist nicht vorhanden. Ansonsten handelt es sich um ein gutes Exemplar der seltenen Folge. ****** Auflistung der Ansichten entsprechend der Nummerierung (entspricht nicht immer der Abfolge im Band): 40. Gnadenthal. - 41. Schlenderhan. - 42. Balken. - 43. Adendorf. - 44. Endenich. - 45. Kommende Ramersdorf. - 46. Paffendorf. - 47. Winnenthal. - 48. Burg Eltz. - 49. Trips. - 50. Burg Loersfeld. - 51. Burg Argendorf. - 52. Haus Horst. - 53. Burg Metternich. - 54. Haus Diesdonk. - 55. Rurich. - 56. Hülhoven. - 57. Volkardey. - 58. Altenhof. - 59. Muffendorf. - 60. Schloss Arff. - 61. Schönau. - 62. Wammen. - 63. Burg Hemmerich. - 64. Leerodt. - 65. Velbrueggen. - 66. Stolzenfels. - 67. Wolfsburg. - 68. Rheineck. - 69. Peppenhoven. - 70. Ehrenstein. - 71. Schloss Sayn. - 72. Türnich. - 73. Rheinstein. - 74. Schloss Krickenbeck. - 75. Müddersheim. - 76. Schloss Braunfels. - 77. Schloss Frankenberg. - 78. Schloss Freusburg. - 79. Dreiborn. - 80. Flamersheim. - 81. Ahrental. - 82. Schloss Neuwied. - 83. Bergerhausen. - 84. Schloss Vlatten. - 85. Schloss Gracht. - 86. Ehreshofen. - 87. Schloss Breill. - 88. Schellenberg. - 89. Heiligenhoven. - 90. Hemmersbach. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Album von St. Moritz in Oberengadin Ct. Graubünden.

      Henri Füssli & Comp.,, Zürich, 1860 - Zürich, Henri Füssli & Comp., o.J. (um 1860). Quer.-folio. Mit gest. Titel, 12 Ansichten in Aquatinta, Inhaltsverzeichnis mit gest. Vedute, 1 Blatt mit drei Vignetten, 16 S. Text und 1 gest. "Uebersichts-Karte der Umgebung von St. Moritz". Goldgeprägter Orig.-Leinenband. Weber, Graubünden in alten Ansichten, 204; Barth 20542; Brun II, 97. - Seltenes Werk mit Ansichten von St. Moritz (3), Samaden, Pontresina, Silvaplana, Sils, Maria, dem Morteratsch-Gletscher, dem Flatz-Fall am Bernina, dem Bernina-Pass und mit 4 kleinen Ansichten von Celerina, der Bergräbniskirche bei Celerina, dem Statzer- und Silsersee sowie einer Übersichtskarte von St. Moritz. Der Zürcher Maler und Stecher Kaspar Ulrich Huber (1825-1882) erhielt nach seiner Auslbildung unter J.G.F. Poppel in München zahlreiche Aufträge im In- und Ausland, vor allem zur Illustration von Ansichtenwerken. Der Text ist von einem Pfarrer J.L., wie aus der Einleitung hervorgeht. - Ziemlich stockfleckig, Einband berieben, Rücken beschädigt. Goldgeprägter Orig.-Leinenband. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Tale of Two Cities.

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1860. First edition, second issue. Octavo, original red cloth. From the library of stockbroker Henry William Poor, with his bookplates. The firm that he and his father established in 1868, H. V. & H. W. Poor, was a predecessor to the business that eventually became Standard & Poor's. Octavo, 19th-century full morocco. Gilt titles and tooling to the spine, front and rear panels, inner dentelles, topedge gilt, marbled endpapers. A very good copy with the joints and corners rubbed. With 16 plates by H.K. Browne. A nice example with provenance. The most famous and possibly the most popular of Dickens's novels, A Tale of Two Cities shows a master of dramatic narrative extracting gold from the ore of history. If the bloody tableau of the French Revolution were not in itself sufficient for a dozen novels, Dickens added to it a professional resurrectionist, an authentic ogress, and an antihero as convincingly flawed as any in modern literature. Here, too, are all of Dickens's recurring themes -- imprisonment, injustice, and cataclysmic violence, resurrection and the renunciation that makes renewal possible.

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        Chemin de fer du Nord. Ligne de Paris à Compiègne par Chantilly. Petites vues photographiques

      - oblong, (1)f de titre, (1)f Sans lieu, ni date [c.1860], in-4, oblong, (1)f de titre, (1)f d'index, 75 photographies (n°1 à 74 + 1bis, 11bis, 66bis, 69bis), demi-chagrin vert, dos à nerfs orné muet, titre imprimé sur le premier plat, tranches dorées (reliure de l'époque), Une carte illustrée de 7 épreuves miniatures et 74 petites photographies. Tirage à 25 exemplaires par ordre de M. le Baron James de Rothschild (1792-1868). Exemplaire n°4 offert à Monsieur P. Hottinguer, un des membres de la grande famille de banquiers, originaire de Zurich. Il devrait s'agir de Philippe Rodolphe Hottinguer (1806 à Paris - 1878 à Paris), son fils Paul (1855-1930), étant trop jeune à l’époque. Joint: 2 cyanotypes sur papier calque, représentant l'hippodrome et le viaduc de Chantilly (15,5 x 20cm et 15 x 21,5cm). Ces clichés, dans le style de Baldus, étaient tirés sur un papier ordinaire car utilisés comme outil de travail. La compagnie des chemins de fer du Nord a été créée en 1845 par le banquier James de Rothschild (1792-1868), Jean-Henri Hottinguer et Edward Blount, afin d’assurer le trafic vers la région Nord, et en particulier vers les régions minières. La première ligne joignant Paris à Douai et Lille (1846) fut vite étendue vers Valenciennes, Gand, Amiens et Boulogne (1847). La compagnie des chemins de fer du Nord absorba peu à peu les autres compagnies de la région, et le réseau fut rapidement l’un des plus denses et des plus actifs en France. La ligne Paris-Compiègne via Chantilly fut mise en service en 1859. Jean Henri Hottinguer (1803-1866), frère de Philippe Rodolphe, fut Régent de la Banque de France, puis directeur de la banque familiale. Il participa à l'aventure du chemin de fer, et sa famille fut très présente dans les conseils d'administration des différentes compagnies. En 1830, les Hottinguer reçurent l’autorisation de construire l'une des premières lignes de chemin de fer, Epinal-Canal de Bourgogne. Ils participèrent aussi au Paris-Saint-Germain des Pereire, et se lancèrent ensuite dans la Compagnie du Centre. Ils furent à l'origine, avec les Rothschild, de la Compagnie du Nord, du Paris-Orléans, du Paris-Rouen et du Paris-Lyon. Notre exemplaire a donc été offert par le Baron Rothschild à l’un de ses associés dans l’entreprise de la construction du réseau ferré nord. La Bibliothèque Nationale possède l’exemplaire n°2 de cet ouvrage, offert à M. G. Dalon, et provenant de la collection Georges Sirot (cote RES VE-1427-8). Elle possède aussi l’exemplaire n°2 des « Chemins de fer du Nord. Ligne Paris à Boulogne » (1855), offert également à M. G. Dalon, provenant de la même collection et comportant 50 photographies (cote RES VE-1368-1). Ces deux exemplaires sont répertoriés par Bernard Marbot, dans sa « Liste des albums de la collection Sirot » (Paris, 1983). Si Marbot attribue l’album de la ligne Paris-Boulogne à Baldus, en revanche, il laisse celui de la ligne de Paris-Compiègne anonyme. Cependant, la notice actuelle de la BN attribue aussi ce dernier album à Baldus. En consultant l’exemplaire de la ligne Paris-Boulogne, on constate que sept photographies sont effectivement signées par Baldus ; tandis qu’aucune photographie n’est signée dans l’exemplaire de la ligne Paris-Compiègne. Cette attribution a-t-elle été faite par extension ? Par ailleurs, la signature de l’une des photographies de la ligne Paris-Boulogne est rognée (n°21 « Vue de Saint Leu l’Esserent »), ce qui laisse supposer que d’autres signatures ont pu disparaître. Et, en effet, la BNF attribue 36 épreuves de cet album à Édouard Baldus, dans son catalogue d’exposition « Des photographes pour l’Empereur » (sous la direction de Sylvie Aubenas, 2004). R. Malcom Daniel, dans son ouvrage « The photographic Railway albums of Edouard Baldus » (2002), examine les différents albums du Chemin de fer du Nord qui ont été attribués à Baldus. Il en distingue six dont trois comportent de grandes photographies et trois autres de petits clichés. A cette distinction s’ajoute cell [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Mission to Kandahar

      Calcutta: CB Lewis, 1860. First. Hardcover. VG. with supplementary report on the expedition into upper Meeranzye and Koordum in 1856. 28 2pp, one text map, one folding map and one very lagre folding map. With appendices on routes, sketches of Afghan tribes, notes on Afghan field sports and more. Original front and rear blindstamped cloth laid on new unprinted spine. Bookplate of Royal United Service Institution. In small folding plate there is a tear extending into area delineated but no loss of information. A very rare item.

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