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        Oberbayerische Voralpenlandschaft. Blick über einen Flußlauf mit Dorf und Kirche auf das Moor bei Murnau im Hintergrund die Berge mit der Zugspitze.

      . Aquarell, rechts unten sign."(Max) Kuhn", um 1860, 12 x 17 cm.. Thieme-Becker XXII, S. 83. - Der Münchner Architektur- und Landschaftsmaler Max Kuhn wurde besonders durch seine oberbayerischen Veduten berühmt. Er lieferte auch zahlreiche Vorlagen zu Stahlstichen. - Hübsche, sehr stimmungsvolle Landschaft. Gerahmt.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Manuscript Herbarium, with Specimens

      West Virginia, 1860. Hardcover. Fine. Half gilt-ruled morocco and marbled paper over boards; 200 x 260 mm; approx. pp. 200, handwritten throughout in black ink in tidy script, plus 87 flower specimens (and one page with 9 leaves) mounted direct to the recto. Boards scuffed; spine tips and corners chipped. Internally very pretty, and specimens are in excellent condition.The work of Fanny Evelyn Chilton, with her signature and "Gilboa, Aug. 17th --60" on the FFEP. Two more hands contribute a history of this volume, on the verso of the FFEP, which reads, in part: "It came into possession of her niece Eliza Quarrier Chilton, and in the year 1921 of her grand neice Lettie Fisher Lynn of [illegible], in the state of Washington." In another hand, "I, Lettie F. Lynn pass it on to Anne Brainerd Lynn, great great great niece of Fannie Evelyn Chilton... February 1937."With the exception of these historical notes, the entire volume is in Fanny's careful hand -- the first ten pages contain a short introduction, "botanical explanations," classes and orders, orders of plants, and poisonous plants -- then the specimens follow. Specimens are labelled with the Latin and common name, the class and order, plus notes about the specimen (sometimes something about its origin, its medicinal uses, flowering habit, or connected myths) -- and Fanny has scattered quotes and poems throughout, the majority in English, with just a few in French. Includes fuschia, salvia, helianthus, oak of Jerusalem, chrysanthemum, petunia, hawthorne, primrose, and many more.

      [Bookseller: Sanctuary Books ]
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        The Cycle of Celestial Objects Continued at the Hartwell Observatory to 1859, With a Notice of Recent Discoveries, Including Details from the Aedes Hartwellianae.

      London, Prined For Private Circulation. 1860 - Tall 4to (10 x 12ins, 260 x 300mm) original purple cloth, faded sides, rebacked using part of original backstrip, edges a little rubbed, uncut. pp ix, 480, many text illustrations, 6 plates (various media) including 2 of the Hartwell telescopes and 1 fine colour-printed plate of Encke’s Comet. Only Edition.Between 1825 - 1845 Smyth collected observations resulting in his Cycle of Celestial Objects, 1844, the second volume of which is the landmark Bedford Catalogue. The polymath Smyth sold his telescopes to Dr John Lee before moving to Cardiff to supervise the construction of Bute docks. Lee constructed a new facility to Smyth’s designs at Hartwell House, Bedfordshire. The present work describes his contnued observations. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Nicholas Goodyer ABA ILAB]
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        VIEW OF THE RIVER THAMES and RICHMOND BRIDGE.

      1860 - Original Watercolour 15 x 20 inches. Framed and glazed. In fine condition, Recently professional restored and removed from old, (acid rich), mill board. Dibdin, painter and illustrator, was born in Surrey in October 1810, the son of Thomas Dibdin the dramatist, and probably grandson of Charles Dibdin, the actor dramatist. Dibdin travelled widely in Europe where he did many drawings of old towns and picturesque buildings. He is widely admired and considered one of the best Water-colour painters of the Victorian era. He died in December 1893. Collections are held in the Ashmolean, the BM, and the V & A. PRINTS/MAPS LONDON PRINTS/MAPS

      [Bookseller: Marrins Bookshop]
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        A Trve Discovrse of the Present Estate of Virginia, and the Successe of the Affaires There Till the 18 of Iune. 1614. Together. With a Relation of the Seuerall English Townes and Fortes, the Assured Hopes of That Countrie and the Peace Concluded with the Indians. The Christening of Powhatans Daughter and Her Marriage with an English-man. [True Discourse Success Affairs June Pocahontas]

      [Albany: Joel Munsell] 1860 - Boards rubbed with a few minor abrasions, faintly foxed throughout, Goodspeed catalog number on front endpaper. Inscribed & signed by publisher on presentation page: 'Wm. Matthews Esqr, with the regards of Cha Gorham Barney, Richmond Va 1860'. [x], 69, [2] pp. Folio. Three-quarter calf & marbled cloth, top edge gilt, marbled boards. 1860 privately printed limited large paper edition, a facsimile of the rare 1615 original. One of 200 copies. Published and signed by Charles Gorham Barney, a direct descendant of John Carver, who was the first governor of the Plymouth Colony. The author, Hamor, was the secretary to the Council of Virginia, and provides detailed information from personal experiences during nearly three years in the earliest days of the colony. Most notably, Hamor describes the marriage of Pocahontas (Powhatan) to John Rolfe - the original edition remains the primary source for this event. Sabin 30121: 'Two hundred copies privately [re]printed for Chas. Gorham Barney, of Richmond, Va., 1860. The recto of the first leaf reads, 'Presented to;' by which it is to be understood the entire edition was reprinted for presents only; but the book was used for exchanges. It is conspicuous for its ridiculously large margin." [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Yesterday's Muse, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA]
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        The Lake Regions of Central Africa; A Picture of Exploration

      London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1860., 1860. First Edition. Octavo, two volumes, pp. xvii, 412. pp, vii, 468. Twelve Chromoxylograph plates, twenty two in-text woodcuts, folding map to rear of volume two. Bound in contemporary brown full calf, green and red title square to spine, gilt titles and decoration to spine gilt margin to boards. All edges and endpapers marbled. Bookplate to front pastedowns of both volumes, front inner hinge of volume one and the rear inner hinge of volume two just starting. Some very occasional light spotting through the textblock mostly to the prelims and to the plates and adjacent pages as is to be expected. Delicate professional repair to the top half of the rear outer joint of volume two. Some bumping to the corners, with a small repair to the bottom right corner of the upper board of volume two, some abrasion and rubbing to extremities, particularly to the corners and to the bottom board edges. Some light wear to the boards, with some areas of surface rubbing. Some worming. Stain to top three boxes of the spine to volume one. Very good.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        A Nestorian Hymn Book Used in Our Congregation in Oroomiah Persia]

      n.d., n.p. - 317p. Old, well-rubbed black leather. 17cm. Moderate general wear. Chaldean(?) text. Our title is taken from an undated 19th century note written on the endpaper by Anna J. Beach who was presenting this book to someone in Pittsfield, New Hampshire. Volume 56 (at page 91) of The Missionary Herald lists Anna J. Beach of Madison, N.Y as having sailed from Boston in February 1860 aboard the bark Smyrniote on her way with Harriet Newell Crawford to the Nestorian mission field to fill vacancies created by sickness and death. We suspect that this item dates around this time or perhaps a bit later. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: McBlain Books, ABAA]
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        Excursion artistique en Dalmatie et au Montenegro.

      . Par Madame de L*** (= Charlotte de Lazeu). (Dubuisson, Paris 1860). 30 S. mit 12 (10 getönten) lithogr. Taf. Folio. VORGEBUNDEN: (Lazeu, Charlotte de): Dalmatie, Montenegro et l'Herzegovine. Excursion artistique par Mme. de L***. 1 Bl., 5 S. mit 1 farb. lithogr. Taf. Neues Hldr. im Stil d. Zt. unter Verwendung des Orig.-Einbandes. Titelbl. in Kopie auf altem Papier. Vortitel fälschlich ganz an den Anfang gebunden. Durchgehend vereinzelt fleckig und mit schmalem Wasserrand in der linken oberen (weißen) Ecke. - Mit handschriftlicher Widmung der Verfasserin. - Sehr selten. - Die Lithographien zeigen bis dahin selten dargestellte Motive wie den Wasserfall von Kerka, Cetinge, Cattaro, Ragusa, die Portae Aureae von Split und Pola, das Amhitheater und die Piazza von Pola und verschiedene archäologische, meist römische Bauwerke und Ausgrabungen. - Der vorgebundene Teil beschreibt hauptsächlich die berühmte, während es Bürgerkrieges 1993 zerstörte und inzwischen wieder aufgebaute Brücke von Mostar. Sie wurde im 16. Jahrhundert von Hajrudin gebaut und ist die längste Steinbogenbrücke der Welt mit nur einem Bogen. Sie gilt seit Jahrhunderten als die symbolische Brücke zwischen Ost und West. Die farbige Lithographie zeigt eine frühe und schöne Ansicht der symbolträchtigen Brücke..

      [Bookseller: Buchhandlung und Antiquariat Engel u. Co]
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        Gesamtansicht mit dem kegelförmigen Vulkan El Misti im Hintergrund ('Arequipa Vista tomada del paseo del Puente').

      - Farblithographie v. E. Prugue in Lima, um 1860, 39 x 54,5 Seltene großformatige Ansicht der Stadt Arequipa in der gleichnamigen Region Arequipa im Süden Perus. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Photo Portrait Album Dated 1860 With Original Watercolor Decoration and Background Illustration

      Oxford, UK, 1860-1867. Card. Marbled Paper Pastedown. Half Monochrome Paper Pastedown. . Very Good. Folio, 36 by 25 cm. 29 leaves. There is embellishment on every page. The more elaborate illustrations are of a bathing machine, a sailboat, a portrait gallery, as in a stately home, a billiard room, a theater, a carriage, a traincar(s), inside and out, a game of croquet. Into these illustrations photo cameos are cleverly placed. Sometimes the photos are merely framed and apart from the watercolor illustration, and other times they are integral to the illustration, and one can say there is even an element of tromp d'oeil to the incorporation of the photo(s). The photo album would appear to be a combination of photos of family and of friends. In the latter would be a good number of young men, probably undergraduates. Some in this group may in fact be related to one another, and we do find multiple photos of the same subject. Generally the people photographed are good-looking, and if older, distinguished-looking. A few photos are of buildings, presumably at Oxford -- none of the better-known landmarks, though. Two pages are just large group photos, both of sporting teams -- cricket and rugby, it would seem -- and this is evidence that Oxford is the most salient organizing principle of the album.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques]
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        Chronique Musicale. [ Manuscrit autographe signé de 12 pp. in-8, pour un article paru dans la Revue Européenne du 1er Juin 1860 ] "Le Théâtre-Lyrique avait inauguré par Orphée sa saison d'hiver, il vient d'ouvrir par Fidelio sa saison de printemps. Après avoir fêté tour à tour Weber, Mozart et Gluck, il a voulu rendre les mêmes honneurs à Beethoven. L'intention est également louable ; mais je crains que le succès ne soit point égal. Populaire en Allemagne, accueilli avec enthousiasme en Angleterre, la partition de Fidelio n'a jamais pu s'acclimater sur nos scènes françaises. Faut-il en accuser le goût de notre public ? [ . ] C'est dans la faiblesse de la pièce sur laquelle Beethoven a écrit la partition de Fidelio qu'il faut donc chercher l

      1860 - Manuscrit signé de 12 feuillets in-8 oblong rédigés au recto, pour un article paru dans la Revue Européenne du 1er Juin 1860, tome IX, pp. 409-413 : Intéressant manuscrit autographe signé par l'écrivain et critique Emile Perrin (1814-1885), alors ancien directeur de l'Opéra Comique (1848-1857) et futur directeur de l'Opéra (1862-1871) puis Administrateur général de la Comédie Française (1871-1885). On relève les annotations d'imprimeur (noms des typographes). Son analyse de Fidelio et de sa réception en France sont très informées. "Le Théâtre-Lyrique avait inauguré par Orphée sa saison d'hiver, il vient d'ouvrir par Fidelio sa saison de printemps. Après avoir fêté tour à tour Weber, Mozart et Gluck, il a voulu rendre les mêmes honneurs à Beethoven. L'intention est également louable ; mais je crains que le succès ne soit point égal. Populaire en Allemagne, accueilli avec enthousiasme en Angleterre, la partition de Fidelio n'a jamais pu s'acclimater sur nos scènes françaises. Faut-il en accuser le goût de notre public ? [ . ] C'est dans la faiblesse de la pièce sur laquelle Beethoven a écrit la partition de Fidelio qu'il faut donc chercher la cause de ce constant insuccès. Le triste mélodrame de Bouilly, mis d'abord en musique par Gaveaux, n'était pas de nature à inspirer Beethoven. Son génie plane sur les hauteurs sublimes de la Symphonie Pastorale, de la Symphonie Héroïque ; il étouffe emprisonné dans les murs étroits d'une fable vulgaire, sans vraisemblance, sans intérêt, sans passion." [ Suit une analyse de l'histoire de Fidelio et de sa réception par le public français ] "L'exécution de Fidelio est inférieure à l'exécution d'Orphée et des noces de Figaro. L'orchestre, sur lequel pèse ici une grande part de responsabilité, s'est montré parfois, notamment dans l'ouverture, au-dessous de sa tâche. Mme Viardot n'a pu trouver dans le rôle de Fidelio les puissants contrastes, la vive passion du rôle d'Orphée. [.] Le rôle entier paraît d'ailleurs écrit sur un registre trop élevé pour la voix de Mme Viardot, et bien que cette voix soit douée d'une étendue exceptionnelle, elle n'atteint cependant les notes les plus élevés qu'à l'aide d'un déchirement douloureux. Le personnage de Fidelio exige, en outre, de la jeunesse ; sous l'habit du jeune paysan qui surprend l'amour de la fille du geôlier, Mme Viardot nous a fait regretter l'art avec lequel elle portait la tunique, la chlamyde et le cothurne antiques. M. Battaille chante le rôle de Rocco en musicien consommé et avec un grand sentiment du style ; Mlle Faivre montre de l'intelligence et la finesse, mais une finesse qui touche parfois au maniéré ; les autres artistes ne sont point de taille se mesurer à cette partition. [.] L'artiste chargé de représenter Ludovic Sforza a failli plus d'une fois, par l'étrangeté de ses allures, amener dans ce sombre drame un élément tout à fait imprévu, l'élément comique. Quel que doive être le succès de Fidelio, il faut savoir gré au Théâtre-Lyrique de cette tentative. [.] Il est assez curieux de voir une scène musicale, qui marche au quatrième rang, donner aux autres cet exemple du sentiment de l'art et du respect au public dont on ne craint point ailleurs de flatter les caprices et les inexcusables fantaisies. Il semble pour cela que tous les moyens soient bons, et l'on a répondu à tout quand on a dit : cela fait de l'argent. Avec ce mot là on a voulu absoudre un scandale musical qui s'est produit l'autre semaine dans la salle Ventadour. Le Théâtre-Italien a représenté l'Orphée aux Enfers de M. Offenbach.[.]" Il évoque ensuite l'Opéra-Comique et M. Gevaërt, mais aussi Donizetti : "la gloire de Donizetti ne recevra pas non plus un nouveau lustre de la représentation du petit ouvrage inédit joué sous le nom de Rita ou le Mari battu. On peut même dire que la musique de Donizetti a passé presque inaperçu au milieu des rires provoqués par les plaisanteries, un peu au gros sel, dont la pièce et semée. Il est vrai que l'exécution musicale laisse beaucoup [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Cardinal]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        NECKARTAL. - Panorama des Neckars von Heilbronn bis Heidelberg. Nach der Natur gezeichnet und in Stahl gestochen (Deckeltitel).

      Drechsler, ca. 1860., Heilbronn, - 3. Aufl. 19,5 x 13 cm. 32 S. 1 mehrf. gefalt. Stahlstich-Leporello, (ca. 114 x 18 cm) Nicht bei "Der Neckar in alten Landkarten". - Text in Deutsch und Französisch. Seltenes Panorama, in dem alle Städte, Ortschaften, Burgen und Schlösser als kleine Vogelschauansichten eingezeichnet sind. - Einband bestoßen, der Rücken etwas lädiert. Der Text leicht fleckig, das Panorama sauber und frisch. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Orderly book of Lieut. Gen. John Burgoyne; bound with The Loyal Verses of Joseph Stansbury and Doctor Jonathan O'Dell

      J. Munsell, Albany 1860 - LIMITED TO 150 COPIES ONLY6-1/4 x 8 inches. Red straight-grained full morocco, framed with a wide gilt floral boarder, blind-stamped corner design, ribbed spine decorated with small and large gilt floral ornaments, elaborate gilt decorated spine and type with 4 bands, marbled endpapers with gilt dentelle. Wear along edges. Boards edges darkened and discolored, mended spine split. Gilt page edges. Previous owner private library bookplate on inside end paper. Munsell's Historical Series, No. VII Orderly book of Lieut. Gen. John Burgoyne from his entry into the state of New York until his surrender at Saratoga 16th Oct. 1777xxxiv, (1),[1]-221pp. 187pp + index and subscribers list, 4 engraved portraits, plate of medals, large folding map (A Map of the Country in which the Army under Lieutenant General Burgoyne acted in the campaign of 1777, showing the marches of the Army and the places of the principal actions) with 6 inch tear. Pages in very good very condition. Previous owner's name neatly signed on front Historical Series No. VII page. Rare.Burgoyne (1722-1792) , was an English General who commanded the British army which invaded New York in 1777, but was defeated at Stillwater and later surrendered with 6,000 troops to Horatio Gates at Saratoga in Oct. 1777. Bound with;Munsell's Historical Series No. VI The Loyal Verses of Joseph Stansbury and Doctor Jonathan O'Dell Relating to the American Revolution. Edited By Winthrop Sargent. Newburgh, N.Y. 1860 From the original manuscript deposited at Washington's Head Quarters. xxi, (3), [1]-199pp.(1). Relating To The American Revolution. Scarce.Joseph Stansbury was a Loyalist agent and merchant who acted as a go-between for Benedict Arnold and the British. a Loyalist physician and poet who aided in the negotiations between Arnold and British headquarters in New York.Dr. Jonathan O'Dell was a Loyalist physician and poet who aided in the negotiations between Arnold and British headquarters in New York. He was also a captain in a loyal New Jersey regiment during the revolution. He went to England in 1784 with Sir Guy Carleton, then came out to New Brunswick where he was appointed Provincial Secretary. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lord Durham Rare Books (IOBA)]
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        Moeurs Britanniques

      Paris: Arnaud de Vresse. Hardcover. Paper pastedown. . Very Good. Circa 1860. 4to. 30 by 25 cm. 15 hand-colored lithographic plates. Rebacked. Boards scuffed and soiled. Corners bumped and moderate edgewear besides. Light foxing to plates. Otherwise, generally clean.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques]
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        THE MILL ON THE FLOSS

      1860. In Three Volumes. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1860. 16 pp Vol III undated ads. Original blind-stamped cinnamon-brown cloth. First Edition. This is the sad tale of Maggie Tulliver, from the Dorlcote Mill on the Floss River -- a novel noteworthy more for its accurate depiction of rural characters than for its rather drastic solution to an intricate plot. The novel also helped to break new ground in what was "acceptable" fare for reading: on a boating trip Maggie is "innocently but irremediably compromised" by her cousin's fiancé -- a fate to be shared by Thomas Hardy's TESS over thirty years later.~This copy does not have the preliminary ad leaf in Vol I; according to Carter this is the first state, as the leaf was inserted in the later copies issued. The volumes are in Carter's binding 'B', with the Edmonds & Remnants binder's ticket (the 'A' binding, identical except for the spine gilt, typically was by "Burn & Co."); Carter "hypothesizes" that 'B' might have followed 'A', but leaves it open to question. Also, this copy's Vol III ads cite the "Seventh Edition" of ADAM BEDE, while some copies have ads citing the "Eighth Edition."~This is a bright, near-fine set, with scarcely any external wear or soil (just some wrinkling of the cloth near the edge of Vol I's spine); as usual there is some cracking (and re-gluing) of the delicate original endpapers at the hinges. The volumes are tight, there is no foxing on the leaves, and the gilt on the spines remains bright. The first edition of THE MILL ON THE FLOSS is not all that scarce, but it is becoming difficult to obtain in this condition. Baker & Ross A5.1.a(1); Sadleir 816a; Wolff 2060; Carter BV pp 110-1 (& plate VIII). Housed in a cloth slipcase with leather label, and inner chemise.

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        Paris Moderne. Plan d'une ville que l'auteur a apelee Novutopie

      Libraires du Palais-Royal, Paris 1860 - Duodecimo, lightly embrowned; green quarter morocco, worn boards. First edition: a proposal for a 'new utopia' founded on pacifist principles.In 1859, a Franco-Italian alliance had sought to repel Austrian aggression in northern Italy, but the French people had been sickened by the losses, and Napoleon III had hastily signed an armistice. It is in this moment of anti-war sentiment that Paris Moderne is situated. Whilst the author proudly claims to have served forty years in the army, this is an essentially pacifist plea in which both the political goals and the heavy loss of life are brought into question in a movement which anticipates the role of war in a mechanized society. That is, battles are reduced to the tragic mathematics of attrition so familiar from later conflicts: in the case of the battle of Eylau, four thousand French in return for six to eight thousand Austrian.His fear is that this culture of war has become so engrained in the public that whole generations exist who regard war as normal, and for whom literature has become nothing more than the bulletins of armies.Although he dreams of a new utopia not brought up 'au bruit du tambour,' he poignantly quotes Cobden: 'La guerre viendra, hélas! toujours trop tôt?'. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        12 FINE ORIGINAL GOUACHE DRAWINGS OF FLOWERS NATIVE TO INDIA

      [ca. 1840-1860]. - [COMPANY SCHOOL]. 12 FINE ORIGINAL GOUACHE DRAWINGS OF FLOWERS NATIVE TO INDIA. [ca 1840-1860]. 12 sheets of transparent mica (ca 6 x 4 inches, corner mounted into separate sheets of a small drawing book 8 x 6 inches), each delicately and exquisitely painted with a flower (some minor chipping to body-colour, one or two creases to corners). Provenance: with a contemporary ink shelfmark on the front cover: "No 8 R. 3 1/4"; with Bonhams, London, 1st December, 2009, lot 573. Including superb miniatures of a convolvulus, a butterfly pea, jasmine, hibiscus, fire-cracker plant, cardinal creeper, carnation and other exotic plants native to India. All painted in opaque colour on slivers of transparent mineral known at the time as 'talc', but in fact sheets of mica, a mineral that splits easily into thin yet very tough and flexible flakes, as transparent as glass. These anonymous watercolors belong to the larger tradition of Company painting, or works made by Indian artists for English patrons (usually employees of the East India Company, hence the name of the school). The forests of India were among some of the richest resources of the British colonies, and while the history of collecting and scientific study of natural specimens throughout India in the days of the British Empire and the East India Company can be attributed to British colonialism and the growth of scientific curiosity and the Age of Enlightenment in Britain, the converse is also true. India with its diverse landscapes, fauna and flora, and Britain's other colonies in exotic and tropical places, helped to create an increased interest in the study of natural history and scientific collecting in Britain and throughout the old world. The East India Company was very quick to respond to this increased interest in natural curiosities and set up the first museum in India. The magnificent Indian collection at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London has its origins in the India Museum, founded by the East India Company in 1798. When this collection was dispersed in 1879, much of the collection, especially the textiles and decorative arts, went to the South Kensington Museum. The Indian Civil Services brought many British naturalists to India: some were sponsored by British and other European naturalists and museums, but many others worked entirely on their own; both were assisted by professional botanists such as Joseph Dalton Hooker (1817-1911), John Gerard Koenig (1728-1785), Nathaniel Wallich (1786-1854) and William Roxburgh (1751-1815). For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Kate Hunter, M.A. Oxon, in the Rare Book Department

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        British Birds. London. Longmans, Green and Co.1918. (Fourth edition).

      4 voll., in 4°, leg. edit. in t. tela rossa, molto scolorita per effetto dei raggi solari, scritte e fregi in oro sui dorsi e sui piatti   ant. , inquadrati da una filettatura in oro, pp. VIII - 142 - (2), pp.VI - 71 - (1), pp. VI - 86 - (2), pp. VIII - 115 - (1), tagli sup. dorati; 82 bellissime tavv. a colori da acquarelli dell'autore, riprodotte su cartoncino pesante.Tutte le tavv. sono protette da veline. Forti bruniture nel testo e gore nelle prime carte del 1° vol., ottimo invece lo stato di conservazione delle tavv. Nel complesso un buon esemplare, non comune, ad ampi margini e su carta greve.Anker, 508. Casey Wood p. 597. Nissen IVB, 938. Ripley / Scribner, p.289. Zimmer II. p. 634.Superba opera di ornitologia inglese, giustamente famosa per le tavole del grande pittore - naturalista scozzese A. Thorburn (1860 - 1935) che raffigurano oltre 400 specie di uccelli.

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        The Waverley Novels / By Sir Walter Scott, Bart. (48 Volume Set)

      Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh 1860 - Slight wear to extremities (chiefly edges and corners); few spine labels lacking; slight rubbing and browning to covers (leather over boards; generally shelfwear to edges and few midsections of boards); previous bookseller's printed paper label on front attached endpapers of volumes; slight dampstains and internal browning to edges and endpapers (chiefly to preliminaries). [ca. 400] pages per volume + plates. Complete set of the noted series of Scottish romances, with many titles divided into 2 volumes; notable for the many steel engravings and woodcut illustrations. Title pages generally dated 1860 (some dated 1861) on rectos; publisher's "advertisement" (volume 1) dated May 2, 1859. Not located in BMC (though see volume 22, page 1208, column 591 for first Adam & Charles Black issue, in 25 volumes, dated 1852-53). 48 volumes complete; bound uniformly in 3/4 dark blue-gray calf over brown cockerell boards, gilt-stamped and decorated spines with partly raised bands and gilt-stamped brown morocco spine labels, covers with gilt-decorated rule, dark maroon cockerell edges and endpapers. With label of bookseller (and notorious publisher) J. C. Hotten on front attached endpapers (with Piccadilly address). Nice, tight set internally. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall (tall) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Report of the Commissioner of General Land Office, Accompanying the Annual Report of the Secretary of the Interior, For the Year 1860

      Washington: George W. Bowman, Printer, 1860. Including 10 maps & diagrams; with193 pages of text & tables (lacks text pages 5 & 6); the government information compiled here is on the eve of the U.S. Civil War, with the members of the Union all accounted for in the informational charts & tables and without secessions noted; the text and tables regarding sale of public lands, with much concerning the western part of the United States and some Southern areas: Washington Territory & the Puget's Sound Agricultural Company, the operations of the public land system in Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, California, Oregon, Minnesota, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri and the territories of Kansas, Nebraska, Minnesota (known as Dacotah) Washington, New Mexico & Utah; specific attention paid to Indian rights & land occupancy, the Native American claims 'extinguished' by the government and settlement of Indians in home reservations, with specific reportage for states and territories, as "...In California the Indians have not been recognized as holding any specific tracts of country; but have been collected and transferred to reservations set apart for their protection. In...New Mexico...limited reservations proposed. With the Utahs no treaties for the extinction of the Indian title have been made..."; with much other information concerning state & territory boundary disputes, sales of public lands, railroad lands, revolutionary bounty land claims, geological and mineralogical developments, followed by the 10 black & white lithographed maps & diagrams, as follows: Map Showing the progress of the Public Surveys in the Territories of Kansas and Nebraska to accompany Annual Report of the Surveyor General 1860. Nebraska City N.T. October 1st 1860 (with facs. Signature of) Ward B Burnett Surveyor General; Scale 18 Miles to the Inch. Bien lith. 21" x 26" overall. Little darkening along fold lines, little splitting, faint spotting. Showing various reserves- Omaha, Pottawattamie Reservation, Delaware Trust Lands & Reservation, New York Indian Res., Kansas & Osage Indian Reservations, Cherokee Neutral Lands, more. Sketch of the Public Surveys in the State of Minnesota Scale 18 Miles to the Inch. St. Paul. October 10th, 1860 (with facs. Signature of) Charles L. Emerson Surveyor General; Bien lith. 21" x 24" overall. Little darkening along fold lines, little splitting, marginal closed edge-tears. Showing township boundary lines as planned, St. Croix River, Lake Superior shoreline, Fort Ripley, Forest City, Minneapolis, Ft. Snelling, border with British possessions, more. A Diagram of Oregon Scale 18 Miles to the Inch. Eugene City September 30, 1860 (with facs. Signature of) W.H. Chapman Surveyor General; 19 ½" x 23 ¾" overall. Some darkening along old fold lines; closed 3" tear at margin, little spottiness at right margin at neat line. Showing Pacific Ocean coastline details, border lands with Washington Territory north and line with California south; river & mountain features; Klamath Lake, Empire City, General Harney's proposed route, Lt. Scholl's Route, township plan lines, parallels, more. Map of Public Surveys in California to Accompany Report of Surveyor Gen'l 1860. Scale 18 Miles to the Inch. San Francisco California Sept. 15th (with facs. Signature of) J.W. Mandeville Surveyor General; Bien lith. 31 ¾" x 37 ½" overall. Some splitting at one fold line, closed marginal tear. With a usefully number-keyed extensive inset "List of Private Grant's finally Surveyed" of over 300 named lands; well-detailed with coastal features & population centers, geographic formations, more. Map of the State of Florida Showing the Progress of the Surveys… Scale 18 Miles to the Inch. October 1st 1860 (with facs. Signature of) Francis L. Dancy, Surveyor General; Bien lith. 26" x 25" overall. Little darkening along folds, some splitting at the intersections. Showing townships under contract, partly sectioned areas, good coastline geographic detail including the Florida Keys, Dry Tortugas, Marquesas keys, Indian Hunting Ground below Dade Co., Everglade lands, towns, more. Map of Louisiana Representing the Several Land Districts No scale noted; Donaldsonville La. Oct. 1, 1860 (with facs. Signature of) Wm. J. McCulloh, Surveyor General; Bien lith. 17" x 17" overall. Light overall toning, marginal closed edge-tear. The 'References' list for the map notes townships that may need further surveying, lands surveyed and unfit for cultivation, lines which "…Indicates the assumed extent of the Swamp and Overflowed Lands from the Gulf Coast" as well as at least one 'fraudulent survey' noted; with populations centers, river paths, much of the area indicated as being 'Overflowed Lands,' more. Sketch of the Public Surveys in the State of Wisconsin and Territory of Minnesota. Scale 18 Miles to an Inch. Dubuque, Oct. 10th 1860 (with facs. Signature of) Warner Lewis, Surveyor General's Office; Bien lith. 19 ¾" x 23" overall. Little darkening along fold lines, short closed marginal tear. Showing the border with Lake Superior at north, Lake Michigan at east, Winnebago, Menominee reservations, Oneida Indians, treaty line with Chipeway Lands, the references for the plats with indicators whether surveyed and where in the process; parallel lines, rivers, Fort Gaines, more. Sketch of the Public Surveys in Iowa and Dakota. Scale 18 Miles to an Inch. Dubuque, Oct. 10th 1860 (with facs. Signature of) Warner Lewis, Surveyor General; Bien lith. 19" x 22" overall. Little darkening along old folds. Showing various population centers, Rock Island, Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, Ft. Snelling, Ft. Des Moines, Kanesville, Traders Point, Missouri and other rivers, Council Bluffs, more. Map of a Part of Washington Territory. Scale not noted. Olympia, W.T. Sept. 20th 1860 (with facs. Signature of) James Wilson Surveyor General; Bien lith. 22 ¾" x 29" overall. Little darkening along folds; little splitting at intersections. Well-detailed, Pacific Ocean coastline, Columbia River, Straits of Juan de Fuca, Cascade Mountains, population centers, U.S. boundary with British Possessions, geographic features, U.S. Fort Walla Walla & Old H.B.Fort Wallawalla, Hudson Bay Co.'s claim, Hood's Canal, more. Sketch of Public Surveys in New Mexico. Scale of Miles 24 to the Inch. Santa Fe, New Mexico September 1st, 1860. (with facs. Signature of) A.P. Wilbar, Surveyor General; Bien lith. 24 ¾" x 33 ½" overall. Little darkening along folds; little splitting at intersections, short closed marginal tear. Showing Utah & Kansas to the north, with Pike's Peak, Cheyenne, Arapahoe, Kiowa areas, in the New Mexico area, the Garotero, Coyotero, Tontos, Copper Mine Apaches, Reservation for Gila Apaches, Pimas & Maricopas Reservation, the Wagon Road to San Antonio, Fort Garland, Fort Leavenworth, various ranch and claim lands, 'unexplored' area, more. bound in the original decoratively-blind-stamped dark brown pebbled-texture cloth, gilt spine titles and blind-stamped 'Senate Document'; some edge, tips wear-through to cloth, splitting of the covering at spine, spine ends chipped away, titles dulled; sewing of text block and maps firm; overall, in good condition. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good.

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        LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD

      - SHAPE BOOK. LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD. (Hamburg: Gustav W. Seitz) circa 1860. 16mo (2 3/8 x 6 3/4"), pictorial wraps die-cut in the shape of Little Red, Fine. Illustrated with color lithographs on each page with text in the middle - done in the same size and format of Prang's shaped books of the same era but considerably more rare. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        BREMEN. 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.

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        Manuscrit autographe : Deuxième partie du roman "Catherine d'Overmeire. Etude"

      1860 - Manuscrit autographe de 58 feuillets in-folio (de formats divers), foliotés de 69 à 126, repliés en liasse, s.d. (circa 1859-1860). qq. petits accrocs à qq. ff., mais bon état par ailleurs Manuscrit autographe provenant du fonds de l'éditeur Edouard Dentu, chez lequel l'édition originale du roman fut publiée en 1860 (Vicaire, III, 698) ; on relève les noms des typographes apposés au crayon sur les feuillets. Le manuscrit est très abondamment corrigé et annoté par Ernest Feydeau, avec de nombreuses additions marginales, des passages biffés, de nouvelles rédactions contrecollées sur les versions antérieures. Il contient l'intégralité de la seconde partie (sur les 4 composant l'ouvrage), correspondant aux pages 159 à 288 du premier Tome, dans l'édition Dentu. L'ouvrage d'Ernest Feydeau (ami de Gustave Flaubert, père de Georges Feydeau) lui valut une défense de Sainte-Beuve (Lettre sur la morale et l'art, Le Moniteur, 20 février 1860) ) et un éreintement par Barbey d'Aurevilly (Les Oeuvres et les Hommes. Les Romanciers) qui mérite d'être cité : "Déjà M. Sainte-Beuve l'avait ondoyé sur le front byronien de Daniel, mais aujourd'hui il l'a tenu sur les fonts de baptême de la publicité, dans la personne de Catherine d'Overmeire, et il a répondu, à haute et intelligible voix, de son talent devant les hommes et devant Dieu" [. ] "Catherine d'Overmeire n'est pas une idée comme Fanny, mais de l’art pour l’art, un conte pour un conte, c’est le récit d’une séduction que rien, à coup sûr, n’empêche d’être vraie. En d’autres termes, c’est cette vieille et éternelle histoire, toujours vulgaire et toujours nouvelle, d’une femme séduite, enlevée et trahie par un homme, et que le romancier le moins éloquent, le moins pathétique et le moins habile, pourra toujours recommencer avec une inépuisable chance de succès, tout le temps que les hommes seront ce qu’ils sont, à si peu d’exceptions près, — de vrais jeunes gens jusqu’à la tombe. Née d’une séduction, Catherine d’Overmeire est victime d’une autre. Seulement, une fois parfaitement déshonorée, elle est épousée par un moraliste plein d’ampleur, qui n’y fait pas tant de façons, et qui tient la faute de la jeune fille bien moins pour une honte que pour un malheur." Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        (Plastischer Schul-Atlas für die Erste Stufe des Unterrichts in der Erdkunde. Enthaltend die Karten Deutschland, Europa, Asien, Afrika, Nord- und Süd-Amerika und Australien, nebst einem Ideal-Bild der physisch-geographischen Verhältnisse. Im Relief geprägt und ... in Farben gedruckt).

      . B. Dondorf, Frft. ca. 1860. Zweimal 8 gleiche Kartenblätter (22,5 x 27,5 cm) in Steinstich mit Vignetten und Legenden, ein Satz reliefgeprägt mit physischen, der zweite Satz plano mit politischem Farbdruck. Die Reliefkarten unter braun bezogene Holzrähmchen gesetzt, die zweidimensionalen in einen Papierumschlag eingelegt. Zusammen in stabilem, neuerem Klappkasten aus grau gestrichenem Holz. Die politischen Kartenblätter etwas knitterig und wasserfleckig, wenige Randeinrisse. Auch die Kartenrähmchen teilweise fleckig, an der Rückseite Aufhängespuren. Einige Bergspitzen der Reliefs berieben, wenige kleine Oberflächenläsuren. Gutes Exemplar. - Vermutlich die vierte Ausgabe des ersten und bis 1876 einzigen reliefplastischen Weltatlanten. Ravensteins Prototyp erschien 1839, nach Espenlaub noch mit zweidimensionalen Reliefzeichnungen. Erst die zweite Ausgabe von 1849 war plastisch von topographischen Modellen abgeformt. Stich, Prägung, Druck und Verlag übernahm der Frankfurter Spielkartenfabrikant Bernard Dondorf. Ravensteins Reliefkarten wurden in einem Klappkasten aus dünner Pappe mit Deckeltitel ausgegeben. Beide sind hier nicht erhalten, doch gestatten die mit jeder Auflage aktualisierten politischen Angaben eine recht genaue Datierung. So ist in unserem Exemplar bereits das 1854 gegründete Nebraska Territory verzeichnet. Oregan, das 1859 Bundesstaat wurde, wird aber auch noch als Territory bezeichnet. Daher ist dies sehr wahrscheinlich die vierte Auflage, da die dritte 1854, letze, fünfte Auflage, 1865 erschien. (Da es sich um ein fragiles Machwerk handelt, das obendrein pädagogisch genutzt wurde, sind nur wenige Exemplare nachweisbar). Espenhorst, Petermann's Planet II, p. 1108 mit Illus. 41.2..

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        Gesamtansicht von Kronstadt mit Blick auf St. Petersburg ('Kroonstadt. Algemeen gzigt op het eiland, de stad, de forten en de Golf van Finland').

      - Farblithographie v. P. Blommers n. C.C.A. Last, 1860, 35 x 49 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Actor Triptych

      1860, Book Condition: Near Fine, Illustrated By: YoshitakiSize: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall, Artist: Utagawa Yoshitaki 1841-1899. Series/Title: Presumed unserialized actor print with four principal actors and their roles. HxW 9.8 x 7.2 inches each panel. Triptych in chuban tate-e. Date: No date seals. Believed to be about 1860. Style of signature suggests that the work dates from the artist's young manhood. Signed: Yoshitaki. Publisher: No publisher seals. Colors: Superb colors, neither much faded nor too vibrant. Two shades of green, medium blue, purple, rust-red, orange, black, and a touch of yellow and ochre. Condition: Exceptionally clean. No wrinkles, no holes, and almost no soiling. Margins are fully trimmed. Lovely laid [?] paper. Unbacked. Almost no tape residue to the back. Very Good Plus to Near Fine as to impression. The lines are mainly clean and clear. Probably early pulls from the block. Subtle use of bokashi as well as kara-zuri or gauffrage, especially in the tree leaves, the hanging lanterns and a kimono collar. Overall rated Very Good Plus. Comments: Yoshitaki was born Nakai Tsunejiro (Kojiro) in Shimizucho in Osaka in as the eldest son of a paste merchant. From age 12 to 15, Yoshitaki was a student of Nakajima Yoshiume (1819-1879), who had studied under Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861). His earliest prints were published when he had barely entered his teens. Yoshitaki was purportedly the most prolific designer of woodblock prints in Osaka from the 1860s to the 1880s, producing more than 1,200 different prints, almost all of kabuki actors.

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        Grande ILLUSTRAZIONE del Lombardo - Veneto ossiaStoria delle città, dei borghi, comuni, castelli, ecc. fino ai tempi moderni per cura di Cesare CANTU' e d' altri letterati

      presso Corona e Caimi 1860 - 1861 Grande ILLUSTRAZIONE del Lombardo - Veneto ossiaStoria delle città, dei borghi, comuni, castelli, ecc. fino ai tempi moderni per cura di Cesare CANTU' e d' altri letterati. Cesare, Cantù. Milano, presso Corona e Caimi, 1860 - 1861. Seconda edizione. 5 tomi in 6 volumi in - 8° grande, pp. 839, (8); 830; 1244; 1014; 1091; 791, bella leg. m. pelle coeva, con fregi in oro in cart. marmorizzato. Con 6 front. incisi, con numerosissimi ritratti di uomini illustri nel testo e in tavole fuori testo. 7 tavv. f.t. ripiegate (di cui 5 topografiche) e un migliaio di incisioni n.t., tutte in xilografria anche a piena pagina. Con le piante ripiegate di: Mantova, Padova, Venezia (2) e Milano. Opera delle più importanti e compiute per quel tempo, che illustra le regioni del Lombardo - Veneto sotto vari aspetti: storico, artistico, culturale, folcloristico, demografico, economico ricca di molte tabelle e statistiche. Il 1° volume riguarda Milano e Pavia, il 2° volume Venezia, Istria e Belluno, il 3° volume Brescia, Cremona e Como, il 4° Padova, Verona e Vicenza, la parte prima del 5° la Valtellina, Mantova, Lodi, Crema e Bergamo, infine la parte seconda il Polesine, Udine e Treviso. Ottimo esemplare, specialmente per la bella legatura e le bellissime incisioni.

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        Two Cased Half-Plate Tin Type Portraits of Philadelphia Abolitionist and Women's Rights Advocates Sarah Moore Grimke, Margaret Jones Burleigh, and Abby Kimber

      [Philadelphia?. circa 1860]. Two half-plate tin types of Female Abolitionist and Women's Rights activists from Philadelphia. One is a group portrait, with Margaret Jones Burleigh seated on the left, Sarah Moore Grimke seated on the right, and Abby Kimber standing between them. Mounted in one-half of a leather case, tarnish on the mat, but the image is just about fine. The second is a seated portrait of Abby Kimber holding a small photo album with metal clasp on her lap in one hand, and with the other arm rested on a table. Her cheeks have been slightly tinted in the image. Mounted in one-half of a leather case, slight tarnish on the mat, but the image is fine.Abby Kimber taught at her father's Kimberton School in Chester County, outside of Philadelphia, which advocated the absence of authority. She was a very active abolitionist, and was, among other positions, the president of the Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society, on which she served with Lucretia Mott. She was a delegate to the London World Anti-Slavery Convention in London in 1840, which, according to an essay by Kathyrn Kish Sklar in The Abolitionist Sisterhood: Women's Political Culture in Antebellum America, "occup[ies] an important place in the history of American women because it was there that Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton first met and conceived the need for a separate women's rights movement... There Stanton was transformed by her contact with Mott and other American women delegates to the convention. In her memoirs Stanton lovingly named them: Emily Winslow, Abby Southwick, Elizabeth Neall, Mary Grew, Abby Kimber, Sarah Grew, and Lucretia Mott."Margaret Jones Burleigh, according to Gay Gibson Cina in Performing Anti-Slavery: Activist Women on Antebellum Stages, was unusual at the time for maintaining an (reasonably) open relationship with Mary Grew (who was herself the president of the Pennsylvania Woman Suffrage Association), who she notes (in quoting a contemporary historian) "devoted to Grew with that affection passing the love of men which many of these anti-slavery women manifest toward one another."Sarah Moore Grimke was an important abolitionist, but more importantly a towering figure in women's rights. Born in South Carolina but opposed to slavery, she eventually moved to Philadelphia with her sister Angelina, after they had both become Quakers. The sisters were leading abolitionists and teachers, founding a school at the Raritan Bay Union, a utopian colony in New Jersey, where they taught the children of Elizabeth Cady Stanton. More particularly, Sarah became a leading advocate of women's rights, she was invited but could not attend the Seneca Fall's Convention. Her 1838 Letters on the Equality of the Sexes, and the Condition of Women later formed some of the arguments that fueled the writings and teachings of Stanton, Lucretia Mott, and Lucy Stone.Our research indicates that these seem to be previously unknown images. Unlike daguerreotypes where each image is unique, tin types were reproducible. However, the fact that these are previously unknown, and relatively large format images, would tend to suggest that they are likely unique. Provenance on request. .

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        Autograph Letter Signed, to J. Hogarth

      [England Frame: 37.5 x 39.6 cm; letter: 17.5 x 12.5 cm.. ca. 1860?] Manuscript letter from the critic and artist to publisher and art dealer Joseph Hogarth, starting out, "I have brought you back your Lewis's, with thanks for loan of them," and continuing with a discussion of the Ruskin etchings Hogarth "may have — any of them — whenever you like" although Ruskin will "neither raise nor lower" the prices. (The list of etchings described as being enclosed has not been preserved here, but => the letter makes it clear that Ruskin would really prefer to keep them if he can't "exchange [them] for Durers.") The presentation offers the letter framed and matted alongside the envelope portion reading "Mr. J. Hogarth [/] Haymarket [/] J. Ruskin" and a portrait of Ruskin taken from a D. Appleton & Company publication. Three items as described above, in 20th-century black wooden frame, frame lightly scuffed with mat clean and well cut; Ruskin items age-toned but otherwise unblemished.

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        Schloß und Schloßpark von Saint Cloud ('Chateau De St. Cloud - Schloss St. Cloud').

      - altkolorierte Lithographie v. F.C. Wentzel b. F.C. Wentzel in Wissembourg, um 1860, 28 x 38,5 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Mémoires de Jacques Casanova de Seingalt écrits par lui-même

      J. Rorez 1860 - - J. Rorez, Bruxelles 1860, 11,5x18,5cm, 6 volumes reliés. - Edition originale et la seule complète. Reliures en demi chagrin caramel, dos à quatre nerfs sertis de pointillés dorés ornés de doubles filets à froid, plats de plats marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, reliures de l'époque. Agréable ensemble quasi exempt de rousseur et établi dans une charmante reliure uniforme de l'époque. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition and only complete. Binders half caramel shagreen, back with four nerves set with ornate golden dotted double blind fillets, flat marbled boards guards and contreplats of handmade paper, binders of the time. Lovely group virtually free of freckles and set in a charming uniform contemporary binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        TA., St. Antonio, Blick von der Piazza St. Antonio zur Kirche, "Nuovo Tempio di St. Antonio in Trieste".

      . Lithographie v. Domenico Rigbetti, um 1860, 40 x 60. De Faroci, Nr. 320. - Schönes und dek. Blatt.

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        Comforts of Bath, The

      London: , 1860. - The Complete and Scarce 1860 Hand-Colored ReprintROWLANDSON, Thomas. The Comforts of Bath. [London, 1860]. Reprint edition, complete and scarce. Oblong quarto (10 5/16 x 12 5/8 in; 261 x 322 mm.). No text or title, as issued. Twelve hand-colored aquatint plates with gray wash borders after Rowlandson, each one aperture mounted onto a paper sheet. Average plate size including gray wash borders 6 3/8 x 8 11/16 inches; 162 x 221 mm.).Bound ca. 1900 by Riviére & Son (stamp signed on lower turn-in) in full crimson morocco. Covers with double gilt rules, front cover lettered in gilt, spine with two raised bands lettered and bordered in gilt, gilt board edges and turn-ins, all edges gilt, dark green coated end-papers. Ex libris S.P. Lohia with his circular bookplate on front paste-down. Short tear (neatly repaired) on top margin of sheet containing plate 6. A very fine set, the plates as fresh and clean as one could hope for.The first edition of 1798 was designed to illustrate Anstey's New Bath Guide, and according to Tooley, is "one of the rarest of Rowlandson items." This reprint in excellent facsimile was published about 1860; apart from difference in the texture of the paper they can be recognized by the absence of the Fores imprint. Never issued with text." (Abbey, Scenery, 40, note).This series of watercolor drawings gives us Rowlandson's visual satire on the activities at Bath, whether bathing, gaming, dining, sitting for a portrait, enjoying a concert, dancing or romancing. In each drawing, the figure of the rotund visitor to the Bath, reminiscent of Humphry Clinker's fussy Mr. Bramble, provides one point of view from which to view the scene, while Rowlandson gives us an outsider's view as well.Abbey, Scenery 40 (1798 edition); Tooley 408. Prideaux, p. 350. BM Satires 9321.The plates: [titles taken from the 1798 edition].1. The Physicians2. The Concert3. The Pump Room4. The Fish Market5. A Day Out Riding6. The Portrait7. The Baths8. The Games9. The Dinner10. The Dancing11. Public Breakfast12. Bath RacesAbbey, Scenery, 40 (note); Tooley, 408 (1798 first edition).

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        Untitled pencil sketch of the discovery of Moses in the bulrushes]

      1860 - Possibly a preliminary study for Dor?'s illustration of the discovery of Moses in the bulrushes from the Old Testament of the Bible (1866). Two small scratches to the margin of the drawing. Matted and framed Pencil on beige wove paper, with red ÒAtelier G. Dor?Ó stamp (lower right). 5-1/2 x 8-11/4 in

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        TOUR OF DOCTOR SYNTAX IN SEARCH OF THE PICTURESQUE

      - (ROWLANDSON,THOMAS)illus. THE TOUR OF DOCTOR SYNTAX IN SEARCH OF THE PICTURESQUE by William Combe. London: Geo. Routledge, no date, circa 1860. 3 volumes, 4to, red cloth stamped in black and gold, 272, 277, 279p. Tips bumped, very slight rubbing, VG-Fine. Ninth edition with new plates. Featuring 80 fine colored aquatint plates drawn and etched by Rowlandson. A beautiful set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gotha. Gesamtansicht.

      Um 1860 - Tonlithographie. Nach der Natur gezeichnet und lithographiert von Gustav Frank. Um 1850. 33,7x55,8. Gustav Frank, Lithograph in Oldenburg um 1860. Lieferte eine Reihe von Ansichten deutscher Städte. (Lithographische Anstalt in Berlin). TB XII/345. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Mémoires de Jacques Casanova de Seingalt écrits par lui-même

      first edition and only complete.Binders half caramel shagreen, back with four nerves set with ornate golden dotted double blind fillets, flat marbled boards guards and contreplats of handmade paper, binders of the time.Lovely group virtually free of freckles and set in a charming uniform contemporary binding. J. Rorez Bruxelles 1860 11,5x18,5cm 6 volumes reliés

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        Report on The Art of War in Europe in 1854, 1855, and 1856 From His Notes and Observations Made as a Member of the Military Commission to the Theater of War in Europe, Under the Orders of Hon Jefferson Davis, Secretary of War

      Washington: George W. Bowman, Printer. 1860. First. First edition. Thick quarto. 287pp. Decorative chromolithographic title page, many plates, including many folding plates. Rebound in quarter calf and marbled papercovered boards with red leather spine label. Contemporary owner's name, small nicks and tears to the edges of a couple of leaves of one of the oversize folding plates, else a pleasing and tight, near fine copy. .

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        Ansichten von Cassel: Album mit 17 Ansichten in Lithographie. Nach der Natur gezeichnet und lithographiert von Rob. Geissler, Berlin.

      Kassel, Jungklaus,. Die inliegenden Lithographien zeigen: Bellevue, Friedrichsplatz, Bahnhof, Ständehaus, Die Teufelsbrücke bei Wilhelmshöhe, Der Aquaduct zu Wilhelmshöhe, Orangerie und Schloss, Der Steinhoefersche Wasserfall zu Wilhelmshöhe, Die Löwenburg zu Wilhelmshöhe von der Ostseite, Der neue Wasserfall zu Wilhelmshöhe, Das Octogon zu Wilhelmshöhe, Das Schloss zu Wilhelmshöhe ( 2 Ansichten ), Die grosse Fontaine zu Wilhelmshöhe, Friedrichsplatz mit Author, Königsplatz mit Königsstrasse, Die Löwenburg zu Wilhelmshöhe von der Südseite. Bildmaß der Darstellung jeweils 8 x 11,5 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), Blattgröße jeweils: 13,5 x 18 cm. Das Album ohne Titelblatt oder Druckvermerk - wohl um 1860 verlegt. Das Album in rotem Oln mit goldgeprägtem Deckelaufdruck *Ansichten von Cassel*, 8° ( 19 x 15 cm ). Das Album etwas fleckig, angestaubt, berieben. Die inliegenden Lithographien teils etwas fleckig, stockfleckig, meist aber nur am Außenrand. - selten - ( Gewicht 200 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available // additional pics on request ).

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        From the year baseball stepped forward as the national sport: Lincoln, the ?Rail Splitter,? is depicted as a victorious player in the first identified reference of baseball as the ?NATIONAL GAME? but also can be considered the start of the tradition of sports metaphors in American politics

      n.p., n.d.. 17.75" x 13.5". "Lithograph, (attributed to Louis Maurer). The National Game. Three ?Outs? and One ?Run.? Abraham Winning the Ball. (New York: Currier & Ives, 1860), 16"" x 11.75"" in. Expertly restored and cleaned, backed with archival issue with only scattered light soiling, else fine condition. The print portrays three candidates holding baseball bats inscribed with their respective political positions -- ?fusion? for John Bell of the border state Constitutional Union party; ?non-intervention? (on the slavery issue) for Stephen Douglas, a northern Democrat; and ?slavery extension? for John C. Breckinridge, a southern Democrat. Lincoln?s bat is a rail, labeled ?equal rights and free territory.? He is also raising a ball, signifying that he was the winner. The words in each figure?s text bubble contain the baseball slang of the era. Bell thinks that it is ?very singular that we three should strike ?foul? and be ?put out? while old Abe made such a ?good lick.?? Douglas explains: ?That?s because he had that confounded rail, to strike with. I thought our fusion would be a ?short stop? to his career.? Breckinridge, holding his nose and turning away, proclaims: ?I guess I?d better leave for Kentucky, for I smell something strong around here, and begin to think that we are completely ?skunk?d.?? Lincoln has the last word: ?Gentlemen, if any of you should ever take a hand in another match at this game, remember that you must have ?a good bat? and strike a ?fair ball? to make a ?clean score? & a ?home run.?? The image is widely known from reproductions made from a copy at the Library of Congress, but the contemporary print is scarce. "

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        Lombard. - 2 photogr. originales (s.d., ca 1860) Tirages sur papier de sel et colories a la main, dans un encadrement en bois d'epoque. Au dos l'inscription 'Succession Lombard, Lausanne' / Salzpapierabzüge Handkoloriert.Bild ca 25x30 cm unter Glas und Passepartout im Holzrahmen 35.5x40 cm.

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        Ferdinand von Schill s Zug und Tod im Jahre 1809; 343 Seiten mit einem Porträtfrontispiz Schills, einer grenzkolorierten Karte und vier ausfaltbaren Plänen in Kupferstich; originaler marmorierter Pappband (18x12cm) F. A. Brockhaus Leipzig 1860

      - [Ecken und Kanten dieser seltenen Biograph eines Schillschen Kampfgenossen und Weggefährten bestoßen, sonst gut.] Georg Bärsch, Dr. der Philosophie, kgl. Preuß. Geh. Regierungsrath und Rittmeister, hanseatischer Major, ein trefflicher deutscher Patriot, der Geschichtsschreiber der Eifel, geb. zu Berlin 30. Sept. 1778, † 1866, trat 1806 in die preußische Armee und focht 1809 der Kühnsten Einer im Husarenregimente des Majors von Schill gegen die Franzosen, die er mit wahrem Ingrimm haßte. Nachdem er dem unglücklichen Schicksale seines Chefs in Stralsund 1809 zufällig entgangen und gleich den übrigen Officieren seines Regimentes zu unfreiwilliger Muße verurtheilt worden war, trat er, ein eifriges Mitglied des Tugendbundes, in engen Verkehr mit Scharnhorst, Ribbentrop u. A., um die Reorganisation der Armee und die Volkserhebung von 1813 vorzubereiten. B. war der Erste, welcher 1813 den Krieg mit den verhaßten Unterdrückern und zwar auf eigene Faust begann. Mit einem bewaffneten Bauernhaufen jagte er am 17. Febr. 1813 eine französische Colonne von 400 Mann bei Pyritz in schmähliche Flucht und sprengte am 20. Febr. 1813 an der Spitze von 30 Kosaken in die noch von den Franzosen besetzte Hauptstadt Berlin, den größten Enthusiasmus erweckend. Dieser in der Uniform eines preußischen Husarenofficiers unternommene, an Tollkühnheit streifende Handstreich erregte indessen mächtig den Zorn des Königs – der Krieg war noch nicht erklärt und der Aufruf Friedrich Wilhelms III. erging erst am 17. März 1813 – und B. konnte sich ihm nur dadurch entziehen, daß er mit den Kosaken von Tettenborns nach Hamburg zog und dort in die hanseatische Legion eintrat, worin er zum Rittmeister und Major befördert bis zum nächsten Jahre verblieb. Der Minister von Hardenberg berief indessen 1814 den Patrioten wieder in preußischen Dienst, zunächst zur Organisation der Landwehr in den Rheinlanden zu Aachen, dann unter Gneisenau in Coblenz. Ende 1816 verließ B. den Kriegsdienst und trat in die Verwaltung über. [Quelle: ADB]

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        COPIOSA Y VARIADA COLECCIÓN DE SELECTOS PANEGÍRICOS SOBRE LOS MISTERIOS DE LA SANTÍSIMA TRINIDAD, DE JESUCRISTO Y DE SU SANTÍSIMA MADRE (8 Tomos)

      Librería Religiosa - Imprenta de Pablo Riera, Barcelona, Spain 1860 - Esta linda serie tiene encuadernacion de tela negra con letras doradas en muy buena cond. Con uso ligero y algunas pequeñas manchas. Paginas en MUY BUENA cond. Limpios, blancos, con muy pocos machitas de foxing o imperfecciones. Tomos 1 y 11 tiene un pequeño sello de una librería. Tomo 2 tiene encuadernacion de cuero con letras y diseños dorados y arte en relieve (no en la foto, fotos por pedido). Hay 9 de 11 Tomos. Pgs. Tomo I Tomo II 436 466 Tomo III 448 Tomo IV 500 Tomo VI 428 Tomo VIII 466 Tomo IX 465 Tomo X 516 Tomo XI 489 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PFERDE. "Lismore. Irländischer Halbblut Hengst. 15 Faust 3 Zoll. Vater: Seraglio, Mutter: Interloper". Im Stall nach links stehend.

      - Altkol. Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Otto Stotz bei Reiffenstein & Rösch, Wien, um 1860, 36 x 47 cm. Irish half-blood stallion Lismore. 15 fists 3 inches. Father: Seraglio, Mother: Interloper. Standing to the left in a stable. Lithograph, contemporarily coloured, drawn and lithographed by Otto Stotz, edited by Reiffenstein & Rösch, Vienna.

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