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        Le paysagiste. Nouveau traité d'architecture de parcs et jardins (école moderne).

      - Paris, Librairie scientifique-induscrielle et agricole Eugène Lacroix, 1860-62. In-folio, broché (couverture doublée, dos refait, rousseurs et mouillure sur les 2 premiers feuillets, déchirure sans manque, restaurée, sur les 4 premiers feuillets). Orné de 32 planches et de plus de 100 plans de jardins gravés sur acier par Lecoq. Rare. * Voir les 5 photographie(s) / See the 5 picture(s). * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. * Langue : Français

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        Castle Richmond. A Novel

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1860., 1860. First Edition, Second Issue, with adverts dated 'May 1860'. 3 volumes; 8vo. Publisher's embossed purple cloth with gilt titles to spines. Recased. Foxing to verso of f.f.e.p; generally clean, occsional odd mark; binding and corners rubbed and bumped. Neat ownership to title pages. Half titles present. Very good indeed. Held in a protective marbled paper covered slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        CATLIN THE CELEBRATED INDIAN TRAVELLER AND ARTIST, FIRING HIS COLT'S REPEATING RIFLE BEFORE A TRIBE OF CARIB INDIANS IN SOUTH AMERICA.

      London: Day & Son, [ca. 1855-1860]. - Hand-finished color-printed lithograph, drawn on stone by J. M'Gahey of Chester after George Catlin, printed by Day & Son, within a lithographed thin single-line border printed in ochre, with lithographed title printed in black beneath. Sheet size: 14¾ x 19 inches. A few repaired tears. Very good. An excellent and rare color lithograph featuring George Catlin firing a Colt repeating rifle. When the United States Senate rejected an 1852 bill proposing the purchase for the nation of George Catlin's "Indian Gallery," the artist was bankrupted and lost virtually all of the paintings and drawings that he had used in his exhibitions. In order to raise funds Catlin proposed an expedition to market Samuel Colt's firearms. Colt was eager to publicize his new revolving pistols and rifles and to have them adopted by the United States Army, and he commissioned Catlin to "paint a series of twelve pictures showing Colts being employed in the field. The terms of their agreement are unclear, but Catlin completed the order by 1857, and the Colt Patent Fire- Arms Manufacturing Company subsequently used the paintings in its advertising" (Dippie). "Six of the paintings were turned into lithographs, but few sets seem to have been made" - Miles & Reese. ^The set, all drawn in Catlin's distinctive style, show the artist using Colt firearms in the wilds of both North and South America. The plates were printed in London by Day & Son, the best known British lithographic printers of the period; Catlin's images were drawn on stone by J. M'Gahey of Chester, England. These prints are not in any of the standard bibliographies, and the only other recorded holdings are in the Colt Firearms Collection (Connecticut State Library in Hartford), the Amon Carter Museum, Yale University (the Paul Mellon set), and the Wadsworth Athenaeum. ^Text beneath the image reads: ^"It having been reported by one of my party that I had a Medicine Gun, which would fire all day without reloading, the Men, Women & Children, assembled in front of the Chief's Lodge to get a sight of it, - when I found it necessary to make an exhibition - and arranged a target at a suitable distance whe[re I to]ok my position / in front of the crowd rapidly discharging all the chambers, and cocked the piece for a continuation, but the chief advanced and assured me they were all satisfied, and I had better save my powder and balls, as I might want them, on a very long journey." REESE & MILES, AMERICA PICTURED TO THE LIFE 69. Dippie, CATLIN AND HIS CONTEMPORARIES: THE POLITICS OF PATRONAGE (1990).

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        Gesamtansicht ('Alexandrie Vue générale prise du fort Cafarelli. - Alejandria Vista generale del fuerte Cafarelli.').

      - altkolorierte Lithographie v. Louis Lebreton (Le Breton) b. L. Turgis in Paris & New York, um 1860, 38 x 50 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Gesamtansicht ('Constantionople. Konstantinopel. Constantinopla. Costantinopoli.').

      - altkolorierte Lithographie b. C. Burckardt's Nachf. in Weissenburg (Elsass), um 1860, 23 x 30,5 Istanbul: total-view ('Constantionople. Konstantinopel. Constantinopla. Costantinopoli.'), oldcoloured lithographic print published by C. Burckardt's Nachf. in Weissenburg (Alsace), 23 x 30,5 cm, ca. 1860 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        FRANKFURT. "Frankfurt a/M aufgenommen vom Mühlberg". Gesamtansicht vom Mainufer aus, rechts der Fluß.

      - Altkol. Aquatinta "Dessine' d' aprés nature et gravé par J.J. Tanner", um 1860, 25 x 38 cm. Sehr seltene, große Vedute von Joh. Jakob Tanner (geb. 1807), mit zartem Altkolorit. - Die Ecke rechts unten professionell angesetzt.

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        POSSENHOFEN. "Schloss Possenhofen (am Würmsee)". Ansicht vom Uferweg aus mit Blick auf Schloß und Berge. Mit reizender ländlicher Staffage.

      - Altkol. Lithographie von Alois Flad, um 1860, 31 x 42 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XII; nicht bei Lentner und Schober. - Alois Flad (1812 - 1890) war als Lithograph in München tätig. Seine wenigen Arbeiten (Ansichten von München, Hohenschwangau, Unterwittelsbach) sind lt. Lentner durchweg selten. Unser Blatt ist allen einschlägigen Bibliographen unbekannt. - Mit breitem Rand und in tadelloser Erhaltung.

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        SCHWÄBISCH-GMÜND. "Gmünd". Gesamtansicht von Osten mit Blick auf Rechberg und Hohenstaufen.

      - Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Eberhard Emminger, gedruckt bei Küstner, um 1860, 36 x 54 cm. Schefold 7060; Henning/Maier S. 153. - Zwei Randeinrisse sorgfältig geschlossen, sonst sauber und gut erhalten. Kapitale Ansicht.

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        BAMBERG. Gesamtansicht von der Terrasse des Klosters Michaelsberg mit weitem Blick auf die Stadt.

      - Altkol. Lithographie von Gustav Frank bei Eschebach & Schaefer, um 1860, 33,5 x 58,5 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XII, S. 345. - Der Landschaftsmaler, Zeichner und Lithograph Gustav Frank (1819 Stralsund - 1886 Dessau) wurde berühmt durch seine über 90 großformatigen, lithographierten Ansichten deutscher Städte, die heute sehr selten und gesucht sind. - Zwei Einrisse an den Seiten sorgfältig geschlossen. Detailreiches, feines Altkolorit. In älterer Echtgoldleiste gerahmt.

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        Original-Zeichnungen. 10 Blätter.

      Um 1860.. Motiv ca. 26 x 25 cm und kleiner. Blei auf Pergamentpapier. Alt montiert unter Passepartout.. Die Blätter sind Entwürfe und Studien für das erotische Mappenwerk "Zehn erotische Aquarelle", das 1909 in Wien bei C.W. Stern erschien. Denn wie Hayn-Got. IX, 228 so nett beschreibt, hat Geiger zu Lebzeiten nichts veröffentlicht, was irgendwie "mit den guten Sitten kollidieren könnte". Doch "in seinem Nachlaß fand man eine ganze Anzahl ultrarealistischer Zeichnungen und Aquarelle, die, obwohl in draufgängerischer Erotik das Äußerste wagend, dennoch hohen künstlerischen Wert aufweisen." Im Vergleich zum Mappenwerk sind die Motive hier neu; ein Blatt ist jedoch fast identisch mit dem späteren Aquarell. Zwei weitere zeigen Abweichungen und dokumentieren die künstlerische Entstehung. Passepartouts mit Läsuren. Blätter leicht gedunkelt mit sehr kleinen Braunflecken. Teils leichte Abreibungen und knitterspurig.

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        Autograph der Königin auf der Rückseite eines Trägerkartons mit aufmontierter Original-Photographie eines Gemäldes mit der Ansicht des Jagdschlosses Seidingstadt.

      . O.O. (Hannover), o.J. (um 1860); ca. 24 (H) x 21,2 cm. Autograph der Königin Marie von Hannover auf der Rückseite eines Trägerkartons mit aufmontierter Original-Photographie eines Gemäldes mit der Ansicht des Jagdschlosses Seidingstadt . Das mit Tinte verfaßte eigenhändige Autograph ist 4-zeilig und trägt die Unterschrift "Marie". - Im Wortlaut: "Seidingstadt" (unterstrichen) / "nah von Hildburghausen / war das Jagdschloß meines Großvaters / biss 1825, wo wir Alle so gerne / im Herbst und Sommer waren. / Marie". - Das Photo ist geringfügig kleiner als der Trägerkarton, hat einen weißen Rand und entspricht den Abmessungen: Da es die Leinwandstruktur des Gemäldes aufzeigt, könnte das Gemälde wohl ziemlich kleinformatig gewesen sein. - Die Erhaltung von Autograph und Photo ist gut, das Photo wird durch ein Seidenpapier geschützt, das auf der Autographenseite oben anmontiert ist. - Der Karton ist nur geringfügig bestoßen, die Autographenseite ist nur gering braunfleckig..

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        HEIDELBERG. "Das Heidelberger Schloss". Blick vom Neckar über mehrere Häuser auf das Schloss.

      - Lithographie mit mehreren Tonplatten von E. Steiger bei A. Gatternicht, Stuttgart, um 1860, 34,5 x 49,5 cm. Nicht bei Schefold. - Linke obere Ecke des breiten Randes angesetzt, in den Rändern leicht angestaubt. - Dekorative, breitrandige und sehr seltene Ansicht!

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        Il Castello di Rovereto.

      1860 - Datato in basso a destra. Si vende in cornice. Formato: Disegno a matita di cm 24,5x20 Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo, qualche fioritura.

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        SCENES FROM THE WINTER'S TALE

      London: John Day and Son, Limited, 1860. 48 pages; unpaginated. Hardcover binding of library buchram, moderately shelfworn with library sticker and imprint on front cover (none on spine). Measures almost eleven inches in height. Complete with 23 richly and beautifully illuminated plates, each with a corresponding page of text, also beautifully illuminated. Preceded by an illuminated but more subdued title page. Minor to moderate foxing scattered throughout, though the vast majority affects only the margins; also a few stains in the margins. One page with several library numerals in the margins, not affecting the image. Printed on thick paper. The final page serves as colophon, stating "Illuminators / Owen Jones and Henry Warren / On Stone by A. Warren." This final leaf has two stains of about an inch in diameter near the gutter, which has bled through to the image on the other side, though it is not obvious on the image, affecting only the border of the illumination only, and not the main image. A wonderful and uncommon offering.. First (presumed) edition. Hardcover. Very good+ condition. Quarto (4to).

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        WITTELSBACHER LAND. „Panorama" (Deckeltitel). Das Wittelsbacher Land um Aichach und Schrobenhausen als Panorama-Landschaft. Leporello, aus 9 Teilen zusammengesetzt und auf Leinwand aufgezogen, im unteren Rand mit Bezeichnung der Orte.

      - Gouache-Malerei auf Papier, um 1860, 31,5 x 428 cm (in Leder-Mappe d. Zt.). Prachtvolle, detailreiches Unikat der heute noch als „Wittelsbacher Land" bezeichneten idyllischen Gegend um Aichach, dem Stammland der Familie und Gebiet der mittelalterlichen Grafschaft Wittelsbach. Über vier Meter lang reicht es von Mangelsdorf mit dem herzoglichen Keller über Oberwittelsbach, die Märkte Kühbach, Inchenhofen mit seiner Wallfahrtskirche, sowie die Stadt Schrobenhausen bis nach Gachenbach. - Qualitätvolle Arbeit, vermutlich eines professionellen Landschaftsmalers, präzise im Vorder- wie im Mittelgrund, souverän in der Anwendung der Luftperspektive der meist weit ins Hinterland reichenden Aussichten. Der abwechslungsreich gestaltete Landschaftsverlauf wird durch die Wolkenformationen betont, heiteres Weiß-Blau in der Mitte, am linken Rand bedeckt mit Regenschauern, rechts dicke Kumuluswolken. - Leinwand an den Rändern etwas ausgefranst, unterer Rand mit der Legende vereinzelt fleckig. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed ("V.").

      H[auteville] H[ouse, Guernsey], 9 Feb. [1860].. 8vo. 3 pp.. In French, to Noel Parfait in Paris: "Your kind letter moves me. You are sad and happy at the same time, and it is quite normal. Homeland is sweet but exile is grand. One goes back home but one has to give up one's freedom. I understand the double shock your soul is experiencing. But it does not matter, dear Parfait. You are going to be happy, I have no doubt about that. You are taking into the darkness that prevails in France nowadays the serenity of a proud conscience and the satisfaction of having overcome the ordeal. You will feel respectable among all the despicable people. That is an austere kind of joy but it is indeed a joy. Thank you for all the details you gave me. I congratulate and envy Dumas, who was able to help you and ensure that you will have enough to live on in Paris. That, plus all the intelligence, style, grace, talent and virtue that you have! I assure you that you are going to do very well. I am sorry for H.M. the world's biggest scoundrel [H.M. stands for His Majesty, most likely Louis-Napoleon], but there is going to be one successful honest man in Paris. I already know seven or eight of them, maybe nine, and that will make ten with you. Our friend must be in Brussels at the moment. Tell him that I am going to answer his letter and ask him to send me, in the meantime, the issue of l'lndependance (by mail, since it costs two sous there and six francs here) in which my note on George Sand was printed. Also, I would like to have his address in Brussels [ ]". In a postscript, Hugo as added, "Would you be so kind as to have the first of the two letters I am enclosing handed over to Bance, whose address I do not know, and mail the second one in Brussels? Sorry and many thanks". - In February 1860, Hugo was still living in exile on Guernsey, still writing about the darkness that prevails in France and the world's greatest scoundrel. It was an exile that had begun in December 1851 when a coup d'etat took place in France, which eventually resulted in the Second Empire under Napoleon III, and it did not end until the return of liberty and the reconstitution of the republic on 4 September 1870. However, his exile had recently become a voluntary gesture and an act of pride, a time to stand against Louis Napoleon. On 15 August 1859 (the birth of Napoleon I), Napoleon III offered an amnesty to exiles, which was accepted by some, but not Hugo. In a poem, "Ultima verba", he marked his decision, stating "No one will suppose that I personally can take any notice of the thing called an amnesty. In the present condition of France, protest - absolute, inflexible, eternal protest - that is my duty. True to the engagements I have made with my conscience, I shall share the exile of freedom to the end. When freedom returns, I shall return". The truth of the matter was that Hugo could not return during the reign of Napoleon III without inflicting a deep wound on his pride, and he could not resign himself to that. He was also well aware of the status and commercial value of banishment, even though the banishment was now self-imposed. The personal defiance of Napoleon III, the deliberate choice of martyrdom, gave Hugo a new heroic dimension. - With integral address leaf.

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        Landschaft mit drei Eichen rechts im Vordergrund, in der Ferne Hochgebirge.

      - Aquarell über Bleistift, mit Bleistiftlinie umrandet, auf Velin. 25:37,5 cm. Kat. 84, Nr. 71. Provenienz: Nachlaß Ludwig Thiersch, München; Sammlung Prof. Richard Jung, Freiburg, (nicht bei Lugt). Verso bezeichnet: „im L. Thiersch Nachlass Leop. Rottmann um 1860". Dieser Vermerk bezieht sich auf den in München tätigen Landschaftsmaler L. Thiersch (1825 – 1909). Beide Künstler, Rottmann und Thiersch, waren in derselben Stadt tätig und werden sich wohl gekannt und Arbeiten ausgetauscht haben. Durch diese Provenienz darf die Zuordnung an Leopold Rottmann als sicher gelten. Farbfrisches Aquarell, das in der Landschaftsauffassung dem älteren Bruder, Carl Rottmann (1797 – 1850), verpflichtet ist. Leopold Rottmann, jüngerer Bruder des bekannten Landschaftsmalers Carl Rottmann (1797-1850), ging nach ersten Studien bei dem Landschaftsmaler J.W.Chr. Roux (1775-1831) in Heidelberg 1830 an die Münchner Akademie. Hier wandte er sich – von seinem Bruder angeregt – bald endgültig der Landschaftsmalerei zu. Seit 1834 unternahm er wiederholt Reisen ins Salzburger Land, wo er zahlreiche Aquarelle schuf. 1840 wurde er als Lehrer für Lithographie an die Münchner Akademie berufen. Im Auftrag von König Maximilian II. Joseph fertigte er mehrere Aquarellfolgen an, die dessen Jagdreviere zeigen. „Seit den vierziger Jahren verzichtete er zugunsten einer genauen Lichtbeobachtung auf die großen Farbflächen und arbeitete seit den fünfziger Jahren als ein „Realist", der sich weitgehend von seinem Vorbild, dem älteren Bruder, gelöst hat." (zitiert aus: Münchner Maler im 19. Jahrhundert. München, Bruckmann, 1982, Bd. III, S. 395).

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        Album vom Elbufer. Leporello-Album in Photolithographie mit 12 Miniuatur-Ansichten.

      Gassmann, Hamburg - ( Ohne Erscheinungsjahr - um 1860 erschienen: Laut Impressum im *Verlag von C. Gassmann in Hamburg. Aus der Kunstanstalt von Ph. Frey & Co*. ). Das reizende Album zeigt auf 12 teils losen Blättern: Der Hafen - St. Pauly - Steinwärder - Altona - Neumühlen ( Donner`s Landhaus ) - Brandt`s Landhaus - Schiller`s Landhaus -Flottbeck - Nienstädten ( Jacoby`s Wirthschaft ) - Godeffroy`s Landhaus in Dockenhuden - Blankenese - Cuxhafen. In einem violetten Ohln-Album mit reicher Goldprägung, Quer12° ( 7,5 x 11,5 cm ). Das Album gering fleckig, etwas berieben. Innen einige Tafeln lose, einige Tafeln gering fleckig bzw. gering im Außenrand stockfleckig, einige Ecken gering bestoßen. Insgesamt aber recht guter Zustand dieses seltenen Miniatur-Albums. ( Gewicht 80 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HAMBURG. "Hamburg vom Alsterufer gesehen". Blick über die Alster mit der Lombardsbrücke auf Kunsthalle, Jacobi- und Petrikirche, Alster Hotel, Börse und Michaelis Kirche.

      - Altkol. Lithographie, "Nach der Natur gez. & lith. v. W. Heuer", um 1860, 42 x 84 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XVII, S. 3. - Der Lithograph und Zeichner Wilhelm Heuer wurde 1813 in Hamburg geboren, wo er 1890 starb. Er lernte bei den Gebrüdern Suhr, studierte dann in Dresden und Wien. Ab 1842 war er wieder in Hamburg und entwickelte sich zum "bedeutendsten und fruchtbarsten Berufslithographen seiner Zeit. Namentlich seine Blätter, die das Hamburg der 1850er und 60er Jahre schildern sind von den Sammlern begehrt" (Th.-B.). - Geringer Lichtrand im Passepartoutausschnitt. Außerordentliches Kapitalblatt in aufwendiger Rahmung.

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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.. Für Fragen stehen wir Ihnen gerne telefonisch zur Verfügung!Illustrationen von W. Diez.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Prag, 8. XI. 1860. - 1 S. Gr.-8vo. Mit eh. adr. Kuvert. An den Organisten, Kapellmeister und Komponisten Ignaz Assmayr: "Erlauben Sie mir Ihnen in Ueberbringerin dieser Zeilen eine ausgezeichnete und poetische Schülerin Fräulein Albertine Zadrobilek zur freundlichen Annahme zu empfehlen [.]". - Alexander Dreyschock trat schon im Alter von acht Jahren als Pianist auf, kam 1833 als Klavier- und Kompositionsschüler Wenzel Johann Tomascheks nach Prag und unternahm Gastspielreisen durch Europa. "Bei einer Tournee durch Deutschland 1858 besuchte er in Weimar und Kassel Liszt und Spohr" (DBE); 1862 folgte er einer Berufung als Professor des Klavierspiels an das neugegründete Konservatorium Anton Rubinsteins in St. Petersburg und „wurde dort zugleich Direktor der Theatermusikschule und russischer Hofpianist. Dreyschock wurde besonders durch sein Spiel mit der linken Hand berühmt; er hinterließ Klavierkompositionen für die linke Hand und veröffentlichte u. a. ein Streichquartett in A (op. 105, 1855)" (ebd.).

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        Political Debates between Hon Abraham Lincoln and Hon Stephen A Douglas, in the Celebrated Campaign of 1858, in Illinois

      Columbus, OH: Follett, Foster and Company, 1860 First edition, first printing, first issue, without a line over the publisher's imprint on the verso of the title page, and "2" to the foot of page 17. Publisher's brown cloth, boards decoratively stamped in blind, spine lettered in gilt. Near fine, with the lightest touch of wear to extremities, fresh and unfaded cloth, spine gilt bright, contemporary former owner's inscriptions to the front endpapers and title page, bookplate to front pastedown, bright and clean interior. Overall, about fine and completely unsophisticated, the nicest we've seen. Howes L338. Monaghan 69. HBS 65543. Political Debates between Hon. Abraham Lincoln and Hon. Stephen Douglas collects the transcripts of the seven debates between Lincoln and Douglas held in Illinois from August 21 - October 15, 1858. When both men were running for Senate in Illinois, Lincoln challenged his Democratic opponent to a series of formal debates, which took place at Ottawa, Freeport, Jonesboro, Charleston, Galesburg, Quincy, and Alton. In each city, one candidate would open with an hour speech, the other would respond with an hour and half response, and the first would conclude the debate with a thirty minute rebuttal. The main topic of the debates was slavery, particularly in regards to its legality in the American territories. Notably, in the second debate, which was held in Freeport, Douglas articulated his "Freeport Doctrine," which argued for using popular sovereignty as a means to determine whether or not a territory would allow slavery. Although Lincoln would lose the senatorial race, Douglas' support of the Kansas-Nebraska Act vis-à-vis the Freeport Doctrine directly contradicted the Dred Scott decision and caused a regional divide in the Democratic Party, thereby paving the way for Lincoln to win the 1860 presidential election. In addition to the "Great Debates," this volume includes Lincoln and Douglas speeches given earlier in the same year at Springfield and Chicago, which include Lincoln's memorable "The House Divided" speech, as well as the two men's correspondence prior to the debates. Notably, Political Debates was printed in 1860 to garner support for Lincoln in the presidential race.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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        Album de Vingt Batailles de la Révolution et de l'Empire.

      S.D. (1860), Lemercier - In-4 oblong "à L'Italienne" ( 300 X 435 mm ), cartonnage rouge titré en lettres d'or avec motifs ornementaux d'encadrement en noir sur les plats ( Présentation de l'éditeur de l'époque ). 20 superbes planches gravées d'après Théodore YUNG, par ROUARGUE, DUROND, LALAISSE et très finement coloriées à l'époque. Coins du cartonnage légèrement émoussés, MAGNIFIQUE EXEMPLAIRE, les planches sont en parfait état sans taches ni rousseurs et les coloris ont été disposés avec un soin extrême.Liste des planches:Siège de Toulon ( 1793 ), Bataille de Ste Euphémie ( 1806 ), Prise de Gaëte ( 1806 ), Combat de Somo-Sierra ( 1808 ), Bataille de la Corogne ( 1809 ), Prise d'Oporto ( 1809 ), Siège de Sarragosse ( 1808 & 1809 ), Bataille de Talavéra ( 1809 ), Bataille d'Ocaña ( 1809 ), Passage de la Sierra-Morena ( 1810 ), Fuentès d'Oñoro ( 1811 ), Affaire de Brienne ( 1814 ), Combat de Champaubert ( 1814 ), Bataille de Montmirail ( 1814 ), Bataille de Monterau ( 1814 ), Bataille de Craonne ( 1814 ), Combat d'Arcis-sur-Aube ( 1814 ), Bataille de Paris ( 1814 ), Bataille de Ligny ( 1815 ),Bataille de Waterloo ( 1815 ). empire Histoire revolution [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Conway in the Stereoscope

      London: Lovell Reeve, 1860. First edition.. Hardback. 8vo. (7.75 x 5 inches). pp.x, (ii), 187, 16 (adverts, dated January 1st, 1860). 20 numbered albumen stereographs, with guards. Publisher's maroon cloth gilt, designed by John Leighton (letters JL to heart shape on upper board). Faded to spine, rebacked (the original gutta percha was perished, so the textblock was separated to individual leaves, the spine debris cleaned off and the pages glued back together; the cloth case was then rebacked, which required an insert of new cloth underneath the old). All edges gilt. Light brown coated endpapers. Light marks and spotting to prelims and extrems. Binder's ticket to rear pastedown: Westleys. O/w contents clean and bright. Binding very firm and square. No ownership inscriptions. Albumen prints range in tone from light sepia to deep sepia. A handsome copy of a rare book. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

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        The Plays of Shakespeare Edited by Howard Staunton [writings/works including Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Tempest, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Macbeth, King Lear, Antony and Cleopatra, The Merchant of Venice, etc ] Illustrated by John Gilbert and Engraved by the Brothers Dalziel

      Routledge, London 1860., 1860. 4to, 3 volumes. With 5 mini engraved portraits of the author as frontispiece. Bound in contemporary full tan calf, red and green title labels, extra gilt; gilt rule to boards. Bindings rubbed. Complete and sound. A good sound set.

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        Sammelband, "Meiner theuren Cousine Julie Langerhans zur Erinnerung an Berlin" ( Deckeltitel ),.

      Berlin, Nesselmann & Scherl, um 1860.. 1 Blatt und 14 montierte Ansichten von Berlin in farb. Lithographie, qu.- 4°, Glwd.- Bd. d. Zt.. Nicht in Berl.- Bibl.; Kiewitz 991 - 999 kennt nur 9 Blatt. - Seltene Folge von Berliner Ansichten in farb. Lithographie m. Retousche, auf dem Or.- Verlagskarton montiert. Ob mehr Blätter jemals erschienen sind, ist nicht feststellbar. Hier vorliegend als priv. Sammelband als Geschenkexemplar ( s. Deckelprägung ). Auf dem Vorsatzpapier handschriftliches Gedicht. Die Ansichten zeigen: Blick vom Kreuzberg, Brandenburger Tor, Denkmal Friedrich II, Kgl. Bibliothek, Commandantur, Zeughaus, Neue Wache, Alte Museum, Schauspielhaus, Palais des Prinzen Carl (Wilhelmstr.) Palais des Prinzen Albrecht, Kroll, Bethanien, und Schloß Charlottenburg. - Alle Tafeln leicht bis stärker stockfleckig.

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        On The Origin of Species in The Quarterly Review Vol 108

      London: John Murray. 1860, 1860. First edition. 8vo. 614pp. Handsomely bound in contemporary quarter tan calf over marbled boards with black title labels. Gilt ruling to spine compartments, minor scuffing and edgewear. Very good indeed, strong and extremely handsome. Includes errata slip for the Darwin review tipped in at the contents page. Contains the first appearance of Bishop Wilberforce's review of Darwin's Origin of Species, "review" being a technical term... "frothing exhibition of ignorance" being the more colloquial description. Not only did this review bring him into Thomas Huxley's sights, resulting in their famous debate, it also probably did more to cement Darwin's reputation as a solid scientist in relation to a number of his peers (R.I. Murchison for example is reputed to have encouraged Wilberforce in his review out of sheer jealousy at the attention Darwin was receiving). A handsome copy of a scarce piece of natural history, an important review of a very important book.

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        LEAVES OF GRASS

      1860. [a handsome copy] Boston: Thayer and Eldridge, Year 85 of the States (1860-61) [actually May 1860]. Original blind-stamped orange-brown cloth, beveled. Third Edition, first impression -- greatly expanded from the two earlier editions (both of which had been self-published). The first (1855) edition had consisted of only 12 poems; the second (1856) just 32. This third edition, by a legitimate (if financially shaky) publisher, contains 156 poems. Among the 122 poems new to this edition are "Starting from Paumanok," "Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking," and the entire sections "Calamus" and "Enfans d'Adam." The latter includes some of Whitman's then-controversial thoughts on sex, such as~A woman waits for me -- she contains all, nothing is lacking,~Yet all were lacking, if sex were lacking, or if the moisture of the right man were lacking.~This is a copy from the first impression, which consisted of 1000 copies issued in May 1860. This printing is identifiable by the copyright page imprints of both "The Boston Stereotype Foundry" and "George C. Rand & Avery." (There was a second printing issued just six weeks after the first, without those imprints; seven months thereafter, in January 1861, the publisher went bankrupt. In 1879, publisher Richard Worthington bought the third edition plates; he offered Whitman $250 to authenticate another edition and add a few more poems, but Whitman indignantly refused, so during the 1880s Worthington went ahead and issued several unauthorized printings of the 1860-61 edition.)~This copy has the first state of the frontispiece portrait, against a tan background with the engraver's name simply "Schoff." The binding is Blanck's "binding B" (and Myerson's "binding C"), orange-brown zigzag-grain cloth with the globe and sunrise vignettes on the covers (no precedence among the various bindings has been established).~This is a near-fine copy, with only the slightest of shelf-wear; a few gatherings stand slightly proud, and there is some foxing solely on the frontispiece plate; the original grey endpapers remain intact, despite the considerable heft of this 456-page volume. A nice copy of the first edition of LEAVES OF GRASS costs at least $75,000, and the second about $20,000 -- so the third is the earliest edition that is within reach of most collectors. This book does not turn up in much better condition. Myerson A2.3.a1; Blanck 21397.

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        Gatherings of a Naturalist in Australasia; being observations principally on the animal and vegetable productions of New South Wales, New Zealand, and some of the Austral Islands

      London: John Van Voorst, 1860. Octavo, with eight chromolithographic plates (including the frontispiece), front inner hinge becoming tender, spine moderately sunned, yet very good overall in the publisher's blind blocked purple cloth. The best general account of Australian natural history at the time of its publication, and still a useful work. Bennett was particularly interested in the Platypus and his account of this extraordinary animal in Gatherings is a classic. "The drawings, with a few exceptions, are from the accurate pencil of Mr. G.F. Angas, well known for his correct delineations of subjects of Natural History..." (Preface).

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        Elegant gekleidete Dame, auf einem Esel reitend.

      Um 1860.. Aquarell über Bleistift. Auf braunem Papier. 24x20 cm (Abb.) auf 32x24,5 cm (Bl.). Kü.-Name u. Slgs.-Hinweis v. fremder Hand rs.. Inet / Wikipedia // TB // Kat.: Dubray; Roger-Marx; P. Dufler; G. Pressanti; v. L. Jamar-Rolen // Vlissingen 1802-1892 Paris. Blatt mit mittiger Bugfalte und hinterlegtem Einriss, insgesamt nachgedunkelt u. vereinzelt schwach fleckig. -Unter PP! -Selten! -Ex coll. B-Paris! Anm. zur Rechnungstellung: Die Buchpreise beinhalten die reduzierte MwSt von 7 %, diese wird gesondert ausgewiesen // Rechnungen für Kunstgegenstände wie Grafiken, Gemälde weisen gem. § 25a Abs.3 Satz 1 UStG (Differenzbesteuerung) bzw. § 25a Abs.3 Satz 2 UStG (Margenbesteuerung) keine MwSt aus (brutto = netto).

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        The Thames Angler

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1860. First edition. 80, [14] ad pp. Frontispiece, title vignette and wood engravings throughout. 80, [14, ads] pp. Green calf over marbled boards. Bookplates of Thomas Westwood and Dean Sage. Signed Thomas Westwood, 1860 on ffep. Westwood & Sage's Copy

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        MANUEL DU LIBRAIRE ET DE L'AMATEUR

      LA BIBLIOTECA DI BABELE 1 8 tomi. Ristampa anastatica della quinta ed ultima edizione parigina del 1860?"1880.Descritti libri rari, preziosi o singolari ma anche opere di ogni genere apparse nelle lingue classiche e nelle principali lingue moderne, dall?origine della stampa al 1860. Bibliografia commentata con circa 47500 opere in ordine alfabetico d?autore e di titoli anonimi, con descrizioni estremamente minuziose per le collocazioni.

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        FICHTELGEBIRGE. - Malerisches Album aus dem Fichtelgebirge. Original-Gallerie der interessantesten Ansichten des Fichtelgebirges in Stahlstichen.

      Rinnelt, ca. 1860., Wunsiedel, - 1.-4. Lieferung. 13,5 x 20,5 cm. Mit 24 Stahlstich-Tafeln. Erste Ausgabe. - In Lieferungen erschienen. Es waren laut Umschlag 10 bis 12 Lieferungen vom Verlag geplant, wahrscheinlich wurden aber nur diese vier herausgegeben. - Mit hübschen Ansichten vom Marktplatz in Wunsiedel, Kösseine, Waldstein, Wasserheilanstalt in Alexandersbad, Jean Paul Platz in Wunsiedel, Louisenburg, Klinger-Grotte, Beichtstuhl, Moosgrube mit der Lauschgrotte, Mariannenhöhe, Ludwigsplatz, Max-Marienplatz und der Napoleonshut, Insel Helgoland, Wirtshaus auf dem Waldstein, Saalquelle uvm. - Umschläge gestempelt, fleckig und mit kleinen Einrissen. Die breitrandigen Tafeln teils stockfleckig. - Sehr selten. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        GA aus der Vogelschau, im Vordergrund die Schelde, "Anvers, Vue prise au dessus de la tete de Flandre".

      . Lithographie ( anonym ) m. Tonplatte, um 1860, 35 x 49,4. Sehr seltene Ansicht. Auf der Schelde zahlreiche Schiffe, im Himmel ein Heissluftballon. Unter der Ansicht zahlreiche Erklärungen zu den wichtigen Gebäuden der Stadt.

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        "J. Körösi's k. k. priv. Maschinen-Fabrik & Eissengiesserei". Tonlithographie von C. Waldhäuser.

      Graz, Leykam, (ca. 1860).. Ca. 34 cm x 46 cm.. Nicht bei Zahn. - Das Bild zeigt die Anfänge der von Josef Körösi im Jahre 1852 gegründeten Andritzer Maschinenfabrik. - Über den Schöpfer des Blattes konnten wir in der uns vorliegenden Literatur (List, Thieme-B., Wastler, Wurzbach) nichts finden. - Schönes breitrandiges Blat mit minimalen Knitterfalten im weißen Rand.

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        "Gratz". Tonlithographie von Alexander Kaiser, gedruckt von J. Haller. Aus: Franz Paterno, (Große Serie der Ansichten und Landschaften aus Österreich.

      Wien, Paterno, ca. 1860).. Ca. 32 cm x 42 cm.. Zahn 1156/65. Nebehay-W. 476, 26. - Probedruck vor der Schrift dieses Blattes der Großen Paterno'schen Suite. - Die Aufnahme der Tonlithographie von Alexander Kaiser ("Unter den Wiener Lithographen der ersten Periode dieser Kunsttechnik nimmt er eine hervorragende Stelle ein" Josef Wastler) erfolgte von Südosten von oberhalb des Schlosses Sparbersbach und zeigt das Stadtgebiet von Straßgang bis Gösting.

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        Guía del empleado de Hacienda de la Isla de Cuba o historia de todos los ramos de recaudación por orden alfabético.

      Habana, Imprenta del Gobierno y Capitanía general por S. M., 1860 - -21 x 30,5 cm.- , Con un total de 688 págs. con diferentes numeraciones. Encuadernación en holandesa de época, lomo de piel. (MUY BUEN EJEMPLAR.) (Contiene además, noticias del descubrimiento de la Isla, su situación, división, fundación de la Habana, Gobierno y Capitanía general, creación del Consulado, primeros Jefes de Hacienda, Superintendencia general, Intendencia general, Visitador general, Asesoría, Fiscalía y Escribanía de Hacienda; Junta Superior Directiva; Contaduría general de Ejército y Hacienda; Tribunal de Cuentas; Archivo general; Presupuestos; Finanzas, como asimismo el tratado de Contabilidad primitivo y contemporáneo; Aranceles generales de importación y exportación; Instrucción de Aduanas; tramitación de sus ramos, reglamento de alcabalas con noticias importantes y adiciones, etc.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bad Hofgastein. Aquarell und Bleistift auf Karton, eigenhändig signiert.

      (Bad Hofgastein, ca. 1860).. Ca. 16 cm x 24,5 cm.. Vgl. Thieme-B. XXII, 183. - Karoly Lajos Libay war Reisebegleiter des Grafen Brenner in den österreichischen Alpenländern, Nubien und Ägypten. In der Toskana war er als Vedutenmaler für Erzherzog Johann tätig. Umfangreiche Sammlungen seiner Arbeiten besaßen weiters Erzherzog Johann und Rudolf von Arthaber. Viele seiner beliebten und geschätzten Arbeiten sind Vorzeichnungen für spätere Stahlstiche oder Lithographien. Seit 1851 hatte Libay seinen Sommeraufenthalt in Bad Gastein, diesen nutzte er für zahlreiche Studien in Gastein und dem Gasteinertal. - Trockenstempel (Mme. Pottin - Nantes) im rechten weißen Rand.

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        [ORIGINAL PUBLISHER'S PROSPECTUS FOR HIME'S Photographs Taken at Lord Selkirk's Settlement on the Red River of the North, To Illustrate a Narrative of the Canadian Exploring Expeditions in Rupert's Land]

      London: J. Hogarth, ca. 1860.. [3]pp. on a single folded sheet. Light foxing. Very good. The Hind expedition of 1858 was the first western survey in North America from which photographs have survived. It was the first expedition on which the wet-plate process - which allowed prints to be made directly from negatives - was successfully used. Two previous expeditions, the Pacific Railroad survey and the Fremont expedition, both of 1853, utilized the daguerreotype process, but with the exception of one unclear image in the Library of Congress attributed to the Railroad survey, no photographs from those earlier surveys have survived. From the Hind expedition, only forty- eight photographs taken by H.L. Hime are known to have survived. Thirty of the best of them were taken by Hime at the Red River settlement in September and October of 1858. These thirty were printed in England and issued by J. Hogarth as a portfolio of thirty original photographs, entitled PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN AT LORD SELKIRK'S SETTLEMENT ON THE RED RIVER OF THE NORTH.... It was intended to supplement Henry Youle Hind's NARRATIVE OF THE CANADIAN RED RIVER EXPLORING EXPEDITION OF 1858... (London, 1860). The portfolio was printed in a small edition and not well distributed. It was published by a different publisher and distributed separately from Hind's two-volume NARRATIVE.... One had to order it directly from the London publisher, J. Hogarth. The portfolio is advertised at the end of the second volume of Hind's NARRATIVE..., with a list of the captions of the thirty photographs. This list also appears as Appendix XIV (pp.434-36). This prospectus precedes all of these appearances of the contents of the portfolio, is likely the first printed source for the contents of the work, and is the only copy of it we have encountered. Very rare. Ralph Greenhill, "Early Canadian Photographer, Humphrey Lloyd Hime" in IMAGE: BULLETIN OF THE GEORGE EASTMAN HOUSE OF PHOTOGRAPHY, Vol. 11, No. 3 (1962), pp.9-11. Richard J. Huyda, CAMERA IN THE INTERIOR: 1858 H.L. HIME, PHOTOGRAPHER: THE ASSINIBOINE AND SASKATCHEWAN EXPLORING EXPEDITION (Toronto, 1975).

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

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

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        The Public Life of Capt John Brown, with an Auto-biography of his Childhood and Youth [Signed]

      Thayer and Eldridge, 1860, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, First editionA Very Good (or mildly less) copy of the first edition, first printing, in the Publisher's original brown boards, SIGNED BY JAMES REDPATH on the front free endpaper and there placed and dated by him "NY 1861"(mildly askew, boards a bit faded, page block proud, small tide mark to the upper margin of a number of pages -- not invasive of the text, and scattered foxing -- primarily to the early pages). John Brown was a famed American abolitionist who determined that only armed insurrection could eliminate slavery in America. Brown, and abolition were championed by James Redpath, a Scotsman who emigrated to Michigan at age 17 enthralled by the pioneer life. Once in America, Redpath found that farming held no interest for him and that his true love was writing. He wrote passionately, and almost exclusively, about slavery, and his work attracted the attention of the New York Tribune's influential editor Horace Greeley. Greeley invited Redpath to take a job at the Tribune -- where Redpath became an editor at only 19 years of age. In order to know Slavery more fully, Redpath traveled to the American South where he was able to witness the evils of Slavery firsthand. He met and interviewed numerous slaves, publishing his accounts in abolitionist newspapers, further opening the eyes of many Northerners to Slavery's horrors. In 1856, as war over Slavery became a real possibility, Redpath traveled to Kansas and, through his writings published in the New York Tribune and other papers, kept the North abreast of the events there. For example, in one of this dispatches he wrote: "In this region when men went out to plow they always took their rifles with them, and always tilled in companies of from five to ten...Whenever two men approached each other, they came up pistol in hand, and the first salutation invariably was: 'Free State or Proslave?' It not infrequently happened that the next sound was the report of a pistol." After John Brown had allegedly murdered five proslavery men and U.S. troops and Missouri militia were scouring the area for him, Redpath began his own search and was the first to find Brown -- who was hiding in a wooded area. Redpath then was able to interview him, such interview being John Brown's debut in the Press and declaring Brown's innocence of the charges. It was Redpath's report after the battle of Osawatomie approximately three months later, where Brown's group was outnumbered by its attackers approximately 250 to 50, that created Brown's great fame. After the raid at Harper's Ferry -- three years later -- Redpath defended Brown's actions, calling the raid a victory for Brown in that it had rendered Slavery's place in America insecure. Following Brown's execution, Redpath wrote this highly notable Biography. The work was an instant success, selling over 40,000 copies in the first months after its publication. Thus, we have here the most important contemporary Biography of John Brown, signed by James Redpath whose writings revealed the horrors of Slavery to the American North and whose work certainly helped to bring Civil War to the United States and the ultimate abolition of Slavery in that divided nation. Copies of this important book signed by James Redpath are quite scarce. A Very Good copy. QUITE SCARCE INDEED.

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        The Thames Angler. WITH: Rules, Order and Ordinances for the Fisheries in the Thames and Medway. London, Arthur Taylor, 1827. 36 pp

      Chapman and Hall, London 1860 - With annotated article from "Field" July 1865 and another contemp. manuscript note laid in. Green contemporary calf over marbled boards. Minor rubbing. Bookplate of Dean Sage. Signed on t.p. of first title "J.I. Langley/ Greenwich." Fine, minor rubbing Frontispiece, title vignette and wood engravings throughout. 80, [14, ads] pp. 1 vols. 12mo [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Les Paysans Badois. Esquisse de moeurs et de coutumes. Texte et dessins par Charles Lallemand.

      Strassburg, Salomon. Libraire, Rue des Serruriers 31 (Typographie de G. Silbermann) / Bade, D.R. Marx, Libraire, s.d. (vers 1860),. gr. in-4to, 4 ff. (faux-titre - titre avec vignette gravee - dedicace -table) + 32 p. avec 13 gravures sur bois in-text + 16 planches gravees sur bois et coloriees a la main + 1 carte (de la Foret Noire), reliure en toile originale, les plats avec un decor a froid et devant orne or (titre et armoiries), tranches dorees. Bel exemplaire.. Premiere edition, compet de ses 16 planches en couleurs.Erste Ausgabe. 4 Bl. + 32 S. + 16 altkolorierte Holzstichtafeln + 1 lithographierte Karte, sowie 13 Textholzstiche.Mit Trachtentafeln aus Hanau (2x), Schutterwald, Petersthal, (2x), Rippoldsau, (3x), Schapbach, d'Alpirsbach (2x), Gutach, Simonswald (2x), Hauenstein (2x). Blindgeprägter Leinenband der Zeit mit Goldprägung (Titel und Wappen). Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Colas 1743; Lipperheide 750.

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        Caravan Routes Through the Pamirs to Yarkand. Manuscript Letter to Captain Peter Stark Lumsden Expressing Thanks for His Sketch of the Caravan Routes. The Letter Dated Murree 1860

      Assistant Quarter Master General, Indian Army, Murree 1860 - A manuscript letter signed E H Davies, Secretary to Government Punjab dated Murree, 6th August 1862 and addressed to Captain Lumsden, Assistant Quarter Master General of the Army expressing the appreciation of the Lieutenant Governor [Sir Robert Montgomery KCB] for his sketch of caravan routes from oral information furnished by Mohamed Amin. The letter is written on two sides of a small bifolium watermarked 1859 and pasted to one side of an old album sheet by the unwritten page. The reverse of the card has, inter alia, a small newspaper cutting noting that by Order in Council No 162 of 1857 Brevet Major H B Lumsden, 59th NI commanding the Corps of Guides and Lt P S Lumsden, 60th NI DAQMG of the Army and Surgeon C L Cox are placed at the disposal of the Foreign Department. Scarce reference to the work of a Pundit in Central Asia. The Quarter Master General's office was, at this period, much involved in map making and intelligence gathering in connection with the perceived threat to British India posed by Russian activity. The two brothers were sent by the Political Department on a special mission to Afghanistan in 1857/58. Size: Quarto

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