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        [Photo Album]: William Zay Family

      [Mansfield, Ohio. circa 1860-1890]. Small thick quarto, approximately 5.5" x 6.75". Contemporary full morocco, both boards with an elaborate design in deep relief, brass clasps with etched designs, gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt, printed moire endleaves. Very good with moderate rubbing. A nicely made album of family portraits, containing 27 original albumen photographs laid into the slots. Most are identified with small captions in pencil (two empty slots are also captioned). Moderate fading to some photographs, scattered soiling and tears to the margins, five photos have partially shifted in their slots, overall good or better. The photographs document the life and family of William Zay, a German-born immigrant and photographer from Mansfield, Ohio, from the Civil War through 1890. They include a portrait of the young Zay in uniform, when he served in the 99th Ohio Volunteer Infantry (he was promoted to first lieutenant in 1864), and later portraits of Zay, his wife Flora, and their children (Nellie and Clara). Also included are portraits of Zay's brother Frederick (an artist and photographer who worked in partnership with William), and related family. After the Civil War, Zay became a successful photographer, and it is likely that this album was made at or for his studio. A unique piece of Midwestern Americana. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Souvenirblatt, "Erinnerung an Wien und seine Umgebungen".

      . Lithographie v. P.D. b. S. Bermann, um 1860, 18 x 20,5. Souvenirblatt mit 16 Ansichten. Mittig eine Gesamtansicht von Wien vom Belvedere. Im Rand Ansichten vom Burgtor, Klosterneuburg, Schönbrunn, k.k. Burg, Maria Stiegen, Karlskirche, Spinnerein am Kreuz, Stephanskirche, Brühl ( 2 Ansichten), Prater ( 3 Szenen ), außerdem Baden, Laxemburg, Ruine Lichtenstein, Burg Mödling.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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      Amsterdam, Frans Buffa & Zonen (1860). Tinted lithographed plate after J.C. Greive by R. de Vries Jr. Ca. 52 x 68,5 (incl. margin).* Fine plate depicting the steam-sailing-vessel Evertsen on the roadstead of Antwerp.

      [Bookseller: Gert Jan BESTEBREURTJE]
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        Journal Composed and Written by S. D. Rickey, Washington Penna., 1860. "Perseverence" "Order" "Punctuality"

      Washington, PA. 1860. Hardcover. Very Good +. 1860 Hardcover quarto, 157pp (hand-paginated). Rebound in modern brown buckram with stamped title on the spine. Blind stamp of the Washington, PA notary on the introduction page, date unknown. Binding VG+ with minor shelfwear, contents firmly in place. Written in a delicate and superb hand, with decorative title page. This is a handwritten journal documenting the life of the young S. D. Rickey from April 1st, 1860, through January 25th, 1861, with entries every day for the majority of the book. Born November 14, 1840 in Claysville, PA, it appears that Ricky was a manager or simply a clerk at a mercantile in the city of Washington, Pennsylvania. Some of his entries reflect a changing landscape of the city: in his entry for Monday, April 3 he writes, "The towns people are still engaged in moving, houses are being torn down and others rebuilt... This was a beautiful moonlight for lovers to talk of love and stars above," and the next day remarks on the demolition of the Langly building where he served his first years of clerkship. Other entries contemplate the weather, with remarks such as, "The wind must have been confined in some lonely cave for a century past. Today I think they have been set free, for today they seemed to be master of everything," and, "There was said to be the hardest thunder last night, that has been known for years." He also speaks of the everyday duties of running the shop, selling coats and vests, arranging dry goods, and "[hiring] a colored gent to wash all the windows." He speaks of a building a guitar, and later of playing it in leisure time. On Wednesday, November 14, he turns 20 years of age, and records his last regular entry. There is a long melancholy interlude, undated, between then and the last entry of January 25th, 1861. This interlude begins, "Life with its changes, anxieties, and misfortunes, is apt to suggest to our minds the checkered diversity of a rambling brook.... Mans' hopes and aspirations seem fluctuating as the autumn leaves, liable at any moment to be tossed in every direction and broken by every passing gale... We find the same evidence of the mutability of all things... It is natural for us to admire the depth of thought, the flashes of fancy, and the irresistible force of Logic, the result of an intelligent mind. But we soon discover the opposite of that scene when we visit the abode of the maniac and look upon the clanking chains that bind him to his cell," and thus continues to speak of the "The scream of the idiot," and a "long and tiresome farewell to the terrestrial beauties of a vain world." A generally pleasant diary ending with some darker overtones, and a wealth of insight into the everyday life of a shopkeeper and Western Pennsylvania citizen.

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        Gemme d'Arti Italiane [Volume 13]

      Milan, Venice & Verona: P. Ripamenti Carpano, [1860] - Volume 13 of this Italian art periodical, in a beautiful "chocolate box" style binding of embossed and chromolithographed paper boards (BINDING, ITALIAN) Volume 13 only. 4to. Engraved title and 9 engraved plates after contemporary Italian painters. xxxix, [i], 68, xv, [iii] pp. Bound in the publisher's "chocolate box" style of white paper boards elaborately embossed and chromolithographed, front cover with a central die-cut oval revealing a hand-colored engraving of a woman pulling a necklace from a jewellery box, her dress embellished with small jewels, rear cover with a central embossed image of a floral boquet, some foxing throughout, in a custom cardboard chemise [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Reisealbum durch Mitteleuropa. Original Zusammenstellung von 100 Landschafts- und Städteaufnahmen aus Frankreich, Italien, Deutschland, der Schweiz und Österreich sowie einigen Kunstwerken.

      ca. 1860 -, o.O., - o.O., ca. 1860 - 1880. Ld. mit Messingbeschlägen. Ebd. leicht berieben, hds. Ortsnamen in Bleistift, ein Einschub m. Läsuren. - Fotografien u. a. von Observatoire Gay - Lyon, Villemejeanne - Arles, Muzet & Joquet - Lyon, Noack - Menton, Hodgend - Genua, Degoix - Genua, Van Lint, Frat. Alinari - Florenz, Sommer & Behles - Neapel u. Rom, Hase - Freiburg, Autenrieth - Stuttgart, Brandseph - Stuttgart, Steiger - München, Winter - Straßburg, König - Nürnberg, Meder - Heidelberg, Henner - Przemyslu. Folgende Orte sind bezeichnet Lyon, Lourde, Avignon, Arles, Marseille, Toulon, Nizza, Monaco, Montone, Genua, Pisa, Florenz, Mailand, Freiburg, Stuttgart, Baden-Baden (Reproduktion), München, Zürich, Friedrichshafen, Straßburg, Nürnberg, Heidelberg, Przemyslu, St. Anton, Langen und Marbach mit Maria Taferl.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        Plate 16 - Atalanta

      Paris 1860 - After Alfred de Dreux (1810-1860) Horse portrait from Chevaux de Selle et d'Attelage Paris: 1860 Lithograph prepared by Emile Lassale Hand-colored lithograph 34 1/2" x 40 1/2" framed

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        The Mill on the Floss. Complete in three volumes.

      William Blackwood, Edinburgh & London, 1860, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st EditionFirst Edition, first printing - complete in three volumes. 8vo. 361pp, 319pp & 313pp + xvi publisher's catalogue bound into rear of final volume. Original publisher's orange-brown cloth, gilt lettered at spines and with embossed ornate decoration to upper and lower boards. Cloth a little darkened at edges and tips of corners lightly chafed and occasionally knocked. A small area of wear to base of spine of the first volume, and a quite hefty bump to upper spine. Binding a litter tender at title page of first volume, yet perfectly sound. Really quite a nice bright set, the first volume exhibits some light spotting, primarily to leaf edges, but volumes two and three are very crisp internally, save for the very occasional finger mark to margins. Eliot's celebrated second novel, recounting the story of Maggie Tulliver and reflecting the disgrace that the author herself experienced while in a twenty-year relationship with a married man.

      [Bookseller: Clearwater Books]
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        Important Astronomy letter of famed Royal Observatory Astronomer B.G. Airy

      Royal Observatory, London, July 5, 1860 "The letter written on Royal Observatory Greenwich, London S.E. stationery reads in full, ""Dear Sir, I am obliged to reply in extreme haste to your letters of March 23 and April 12, which I have been compelled to put off till I am just starting for the total eclipse of the sun. (I will mention that, if you would write successive short letters, I could probably attend to everyone with little delay.) Your note about Lescashault sent to R. Astronomical Society. Your clear view of the mottling of the Sun's disk is a certain sign that you saw it very well. The Galvanic storm was observed here in great force. I believe that here also the force of the earth was diminished. It is to be desired that the Telegraph Clerks should record the times, directions and magnitudes, of the disturbances of their needles. Your reports on Equatorial, Refraction, Tables and transit Circle, though not perfectly satisfactory, are very interesting. There can be no doubt of the good policy of your removing a microscope from the range of lamp-heat: and I think that your general policy of using 5 microscopes (as certainly not used in the original division) is good. But I am led, by my own examination, to have great trust in Simms' dividing engine. (Simms died a few weeks ago, I think his son will prove an able man). I cannot tell you how difficult, or rather how impossible, it is, to learn anything about the silk for the magnets. I never had any of Sabine's mountings, there is no person in London who has used them; and Sabine himself professes to know nothing or remember nothing about them. Surely you could find silk in India (the fibres in the first process of union by the manufacturer). In regard to photography, probably you will have no difficulty when you have discovered the proper rules; but these rules buts be different from ours. A temperature of 80 or 90 makes our ordinary photographing impracticable. I have never found change of illumination error from change of illumination. The application of the heat of a lamp may doubtless have some effect: and a small effect may be produced by illuminating one side of a wire rather than another. I am, dear sir, very faithfully yours, B.G. Airy."" This letter was purchased in 1950 form the Carnegie bookshop."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Reisealbum durch Mitteleuropa. Original Zusammenstellung von 100 Landschafts- und Städteaufnahmen aus Frankreich, Italien, Deutschland, der Schweiz und Österreich sowie einigen Kunstwerken.

      o.O., ca. 1860 - 1880.. Ld. mit Messingbeschlägen.. Ebd. leicht berieben, hds. Ortsnamen in Bleistift, ein Einschub m. Läsuren. - Fotografien u. a. von Observatoire Gay - Lyon, Villemejeanne - Arles, Muzet & Joquet - Lyon, Noack - Menton, Hodgend - Genua, Degoix - Genua, Van Lint, Frat. Alinari - Florenz, Sommer & Behles - Neapel u. Rom, Hase - Freiburg, Autenrieth - Stuttgart, Brandseph - Stuttgart, Steiger - München, Winter - Straßburg, König - Nürnberg, Meder - Heidelberg, Henner - Przemyslu. Folgende Orte sind bezeichnet Lyon, Lourde, Avignon, Arles, Marseille, Toulon, Nizza, Monaco, Montone, Genua, Pisa, Florenz, Mailand, Freiburg, Stuttgart, Baden-Baden (Reproduktion), München, Zürich, Friedrichshafen, Straßburg, Nürnberg, Heidelberg, Przemyslu, St. Anton, Langen und Marbach mit Maria Taferl.

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        In Congress, July 4th, 1776 : the Unanimous Declaration of the thirteen United States of America

      Chicago and New York: Horace Thayer and Rufus Blanchard, 1860. Very Good. 29 1/4 x 43 inches (broadside dimensions). Lithographed broadside attached to wooden rods ready for hanging. Some loss to borders and minor paper loss throughout, professionally conserved by Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) removing old cloth and varnish, and conserving backed with toned Japanese tissue and with edging re-attached (a full conservation report including before and after photographs will be provided to the new owner.) The earliest date on the lithograph is 1818 but the story of it's publication is much more interesting. Where we'd normally expect the copyright statement we find instead: "Copied from the Declaration of Independence in the Department of State and Published by Benjamin Owen Tyler, Professor of Penmanship, City of Washington, 1818" and then "The publisher designed and executed the ornamental writing, and has been particular to copy the Facsimiles Exact, and has also observed the same punctuation, and copied every Capital as in the original." and then on the far right hand : "Engraved by Peter Maverick, Newark, N. J." Lower left shows "Printed by Lang & Laing, 117 Fulton St. N.Y." In the center of the green ornamental border on bottom is "Published by Horace Thayer, No 18 Beekman St. New York and Rufus Blanchard, Chicago Illinois" Finally in very small type just under the vignette "First Blow of Liberty" is a caption (the real copyright notice): "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1860 by H. Thayer in the Clerks office ... " An adaptation of Tyler's famous 1818 broadside, with Trumbull's painting inserted below "AMERICA" at the top of the lithograph, and a key for Trumbulls work at the bottom. Additionally, there is a new vignette "The first blow for Liberty" inserted above the key, in the bottom center of the facsimile signature field. Additionally, the whole is surrounded by a green border of grape vines and clusters. This presentation "amped up" the early Tyler 1818 broadside, providing it with a more visual appeal and additional marketing points. Bidwell's "American History in Image and Text" provides an interesting view into the competition between purveyors of various Declarations, something which happened from the very beginning with competing entrepeneurs trying to create (and later capitalize) on the public's love of the most visual representation they had of their new country. The fact that this highly decorative approach survived (and indeed flourished) in various forms as late as 1860 is a testament to the level of interest, and the creativity of the hucksters bent on out-performing their fellow creators. Bidwell contains has a select list of Declarations at the end, and in a note to #2 (The Tyler, page 287) he indicates he has seen a copy very similar to the one we offer here, but with a slightly different imprint (Printed by Lang & Cooper rather than Lang & Laing as here, and Thayer at No 36 Beekman rather than No 18 Beekman as here). Scarce, with six locations found in OCLC/Worldcat - mass historical, peabody essex, john carter brown, colonial williamsburg, library of virginia and the university virginia (Albert H. Small deposit).

      [Bookseller: Kuenzig Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Nineteenth Century Naive album of Black and Baseball Interest with a Label 'specimens of Drawing by James Pirnie No. 6 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn, L. Island New York State United States of America Western Hemisphere"

      [Brooklyn, 1860's]. (BASEBALL) . Disbound. Laid in a green cloth drop box with leather title label "Baseball" . Very interesting album of a talented amateur draughtsman drawings, including one of 'sambo" playing the banjo, several baseball drawings, e.g., a Baseball player 'seeing Stars" dated January 15, 1867, p. 15, s baseball Diamond, Lacrosse Player, a Firemen "running to a Fire", p. 25 (with coloring), etc

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        Eine Nacht am Hallstädter See. - Une nuit au bords du lac de Hallstadt [Hallstatt].

      Wien, F. Paterno, um 1860.. Altkolorierte Lithografie mit Tonplatte von und nach C. Schweninger, Bildausschnitt 31,5 x 42 cm, Blattgr. 44 x 54,5 cm.. Nebehay-Wagner 476/49. Aus Paterno "Große Serie der Ansichten und Landschaften aus Österreich"; malerische Nachtansicht einer nächtlichen Überfahrt über den Hallstätter See, im Hintergrund die Stadt Hallstatt; die Blätter der großen Serie sind durchwegs selten und gesucht; in den Rändern etwas fleckig, unterhalb der Darstellung gestempelt, sonst von guter Erhaltung.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
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        The Portent: A Story of the Inner Vision of the Highlanders, Commonly Called The Second Sight

      Smith Elder. First edition.. Parchment somewhat discolored and spotted; cloth a little soiled; some slight foxing; very good copy.. Bleiler, Supernatural Fiction, 1067; NCBEL III, 945; Wolff 29; not in Sadleir. 8vo, original white parchment spine, green cloth sides, gilt lettering, t.e.g. An early and scarce work by MacDonald, one of his tales of the supernatural, first serialized in Cornhill in 1860. Bleiler discourses on the narrative's ?dreams, omens, paranormal hearing, an appearance of the ghost, suggestions of repeated patterns of fate and reincarnation, and many psychological oddities.? Robert Lee Wolff, in his study of MacDonald, The Golden Key, notes that this tale ?occupies a transitional place between the fairy-tales and the Scotch novels.?

      [Bookseller: The Brick Row Book Shop]
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        Outstanding partly printed tally paper for the November 1860 election held at Harrison County, Indiana documenting the votes for electors in Abraham Lincoln's first presidential bid

      "Partly printed document with meticulous and extensive tally marks counting the electoral votes received by Lincoln and his opponents, Stephen Douglas, John Breckenridge and John Bell, one page, 23"" x 18"", Harrison County, Indiana, entered November 8, 1860. On May 18, 1860, Lincoln was nominated for President at the Republican National Convention in Chicago, on November 6th, Lincoln was elected President, winning 39% of the popular vote but nearly 60% of the electoral vote. Folded, otherwise fine."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Two tintype stereographs taken at Saratoga Springs of Morton family

      [Saratoga Springs, ca. 1860-1875]. Images 2 3/4 x 2 1/8 in.; mounted in standard 3 x 7 card. Tintype stereographs in card viewing sleeves with gilt paint frames; stamp on recto of one sleeve, "Taken at Saratoga Springs [...] by A.E. Alden, Artist. From Providence, R.I.". In red cloth wallet, with original snap, gilt lettered "Dr. Lawrence J. Morton. Saratoga", with some internal wear; images fine with exceptional contrast for tintypes; sleeves in very good condition with just slight edgewear . Alden was active in the 1860's and 1870's with studios in Springfield, MA and Providence, RI. Here he captures members of the Morton family, in fine dress; they are most likely on holiday enjoying Saratoga's races and spas. Iron was an unusual medium for the stereograph and is accordingly rare today. "The ferrotype [tintype] is the rarest form of stereograph" (Darrah, p. 16). A charming record of 19th century souvenir photography, complete with the original owner's wallet case

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      No signature or date c.1860 - 10 x 13 inches, on thick paper. A superb Victorian watercolour of the town of Dover from below the castle looking to sea, and showing the edge of the Western Heights with the harbour in the distance. Unfinished figures sitting in the foreground give the painting a rather timeless quality - one has the feeling these people were there but are now just ghosts. The buildings are carefully observed in the pencil work underneath the watercolour which has been added in a impressionistic manner. Perhaps a preliminary sketch for a more elaborate work, our unknown artist is unlikely to have been an amateur, the work is too confident. PRINTS/MAPS DOVER PRINTS/MAPS

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        "Der Metzgersprung in München". Fellbekleidete Metzgerjungen stehen im Neuen Fischbrunnen am Marienplatz, links im Hintergrund die Mariensäule, und spritzen die zuschauende Menge mit großen Wassereimern naß.

      . Altkolorierte Lithographie bei L. Singer, München, um 1860, 25 x 33,5 cm.. Lentner 317; Slg. Proebst 1783. - Figurenreiche, stimmungsvolle Szene. - Kleiner, sorgfältig geschlossener Einriss im Himmel. In sehr schönem Altkolorit.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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      Thomas H. Ford, Printer., Washington. 1860 - . {358, 41pp}. Leather rebacking with original boards, gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with 68 full-page plates, color tipped in. Isothermal chart of the region north of the 36th parallel between the Atlantic & Pacific oceans bound in rear. Contents include computations of altitudes from barometrical observations, tables of heights and distances, meteorological register, etc. Pages 89/90 detached but present. Lacking map of Milk River, plates #63 + #64. Foxing. Original boards show some wear.Heavy volume, additional shipping and handling will apply. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      O. O. u. Dr., um 1860. - 12 Stahlstiche. Zeitgenössischer Halbleinenband mit goldgeprägtem Deckeltitel. Luxusdrucke auf aufgewalztem Chinapapier. Die Ansichten zeigen "Wildbad Gastein", "Straubinger Platz", "Villa seiner k. k. Hoheit Erzherzog Johann", "Solitude", "Boeckstein", "Das englische Kaffehaus", "Nassfeld", "Aussicht vom Gamskarkogel", "Hof Gastein", "Werfen", "Pass Lueg" und "Golling". Seltene Folge, unsigniert und ohne Verlagsangabe. Durchgehend stärker stockfleckig.

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        On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection

      New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1860. First American Edition. Cloth. Very Good. First American Edition. xi, [5]-116, 116*-121*, 117-440, [2-ads] pages. 1 folding plate opposite page 108. 8vo. Publisher's original dark green pebbled cloth with blind stamped decorations. Corner tips and head/tail spine with wear. Previous owner's name and date pasted down on front endpaper. Rear hinge with thin archival tissue repair. Gutter dampstaining to the first few pages in decreasing intensity (worst on the front 2 flyleaves, but still partly visible on title page and a few pages past. Pages 110-111 with dark brown stain from old newspaper insert. Unreadable embossed owner name on rear pastedown. Several pages have creases from reading turns. Light foxing throughout. Small ding to outer hinge rear panel. Pencil scribbles on endpapers. Even so, presents nicely on the shelf. Slightly musty. Cloth. The First American edition, fourth state (Freeman 380) with "New edition, revised and augmented by the author" on the title page, and a supplement (pages 426-432) of authors additions and alterations. As such, this volume actually improves on the first edition, first state, with additional information.

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        Die Geschichtliche Entwickelung [Entwicklung] der National-Oekonomik und ihrer Literatur. (Theorie und Geschichte der National-Oekonomie 2. Teil)

      Wien, Carl Gerold's Sohn, 1860.. Royal octavo. Pp. xv, (i), 792. Set in Gothic type. Hardcover, later three-quarter light green cloth and marbled boards, gilt morocco label (bit rubbed) to spine; vague dampmark and sporadic foxing to first few leaves. In about fine condition (old ownership stamp to endpaper, some pencil marking to title). Overall an excellent copy. ~ First edition. ?During the last generation, American readers of German appear to have relied, as a rule, for information about early phases of German economic thought, chiefly upon two writers, Kautz (?Die Geschichtliche Entwickelung der National-Oekonomik und ihrer Literatur?) and Roscher. Of Kautz, it is enough to say that he was of the rear guard of the rhetoricians. His book is wonderfully plausible, if not lucid, reading. Its early pages appear to express methodological conclusions which the maturest scholarship has not superseded.? - Albion W. Small, ?The Cameralists: The Pioneers of German Social Polity? (1909). Rare. OCLC 64744129 locates just 8 copies worldwide. KVK adds 5 copies (Polish National Library, Union Catalog of Canada, Die ?-sterreichischen Landesbibliotheken, KOBV Berlin-Brandenburg, Library Network of Western Switzerland).

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        Attractive Unsigned Watercolour of the Coliseum and the Arch of Constantine in Rome].

      1860 - Ca. 1860. Watercolour ca. 14x40 cm (5 ½ x 15 ½ in) Recently matted and framed, and with a minor faint crease mark in upper right corner, but overall a very good watercolour. This attractive watercolour shows the Coliseum (left) and the Arch of Constantine (right) and several dozen visitors in the fore and background. "The Colosseum, or the Coliseum, originally the Amphitheatrum Flavium is an elliptical amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy, the largest ever built in the Roman Empire, built of concrete and stone. It is considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and Roman engineering.,The Arch of Constantine is a triumphal arch in Rome, situated between the Colosseum and the Palatine Hill. It was erected by the Roman Senate to commemorate Constantine I's victory over Maxentius at the Battle of Milvian Bridge on October 28, 312" (Wikipedia).

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        Coup d'oeil sur Rome et ses monuments par Hippolyte de Vinols.

      1860 - Manoscritto datato 1860, cm. 19, pp. (226). Bella legatura coeva in mezza pelle e percallina blu, dorso a nervi con fregi e titoli in oro. Sguardie marmorizzate. Perfetta conservazione. Lungo e dettagliato manoscritto incentrato sulla storia artistica di Roma. L'autore si sofferma sulla descrizione di tutti i palazzi ed i monumenti con brevi ma erudite precisazioni storiche. La grafia è uniforme, molto elegante e perfettamente leggibile. Il testo è intercalato da artistici capolettera disegnati con inchiostro rosso. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Adam and Charles Black., Edinburgh. 1860 - .[63pp]. Modern rebacking with original boards, gilt lettering on front. AEG. ILLUSTRATED WITH 56 FULL OR DOUBLE PAGE HAND-COLORED ENGRAVED MAPS, NONE PRINTED BACK-TO-BACK, WITH DESCRIPTIVE TEXT AT FRONT OF VOLUME AND EXTENSIVE INDEX AT REAR. Printed by Fr. Schenck. Engraved by S. Hall Bury. Library stamps on first page otherwise no other markings NO MAPS AFFECTED. All maps collated and still in very good condition throughout with strong coloring. New endpapers. Minimal shelf wear to board edges. Additional shipping and handling charges will apply for weight of volumes. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      P. ASSELIN 1860 - RO30054873: 544 pages avec 7 planches illustrées en noir et blanc à la fin de l'ouvrage. Papille du nerf optique, Rétine, De la Choroïde, Lésions de la cornée, Atérations pathologiques du corps vitré, Ossification du corps vitré, Tumeurs diverses de la choroïde, Albinisme, Pouls veineux, Atrophie de la rétine, Oedème de rétine, Cysticerques de la rétine. In-8 Broché. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Non coupé Classification Dewey : 617.7-Ophtalmologie [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        TA., Fahrtor, Rentenhof und Saalhof, Ansicht v. Main aus, "Mainufer in Francfurt".

      . Farblithographie v. Stroobant, um 1860, 30,5 x 22,2 (H).

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        Souvenirblatt, Gesamtansicht, umgeben von 15 Randansichten, "Hameln".

      . Lithographie m. Tonplatte v. Mann ( C.A. ) ( Druck J. Hesse in Berlin ) n. Glockenbring (F.) b. Fargel in Hameln, um 1860, 38 x 52. Absolut seltene Ansicht. Die Gesamtansicht ( 20,5 x 29 ) zeigt Hameln vom Klüt aus Die Randansichten zeigen: Obergericht, Heiligengeist Kirche, Kettenbrücke u. Lachsfang, Münsterkirche u. Schule, Invalidenhaus, das Werder mit der Schleuse, Wertheim, Marktplatz, Ohr mit Wesertal, Hameln von Nord-Ost, Hameln vom Ohrberge, Dreyers Garten, kath. Kirche und Schule, Mariental, Felsenkeller.

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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,. gr. in-8vo, XII + 456 p., with eight handcoloured lithographs by George French Angas + 24 woodcuts, small legacy-stamp 'Dr. Guggisberg', original blindstamped purple cloth, spine faded. Very good copy.. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        Map of the Country from Lake Superior to the Pacific Ocean

      John Arrowsmith, London 1860 - Size : 250x505 (mm), 9.875x19.875 (Inches), Hand Colored in Outline

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        Entomologie Analytique.

      Paris 1860. 4to (255 x 215mm). pp. xxii, 1339, with numerous wood-engravings in the text and one folding table. Contemporary half calf, spine with new red gilt lettered label. "Le principal ouvrage entomologique du Duméril est son 'Entomologique Analytique' composé en deux volumes in 4to, avec figures dans le texte" (J. Lhoste p. 56). Published in the 'Mém. de l'Acad. des Sciences de l'Inst. Imp. de France' Tome XXXI. A lithographed portrait of Duméril has been inserted.//Horn-Schenkling 5555.

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        Costumes Suedois. Dessines par M.M. Camino et Regamey d'apres les dessins originaux .... et graves par Charles Geoffroy.

      Paris, Les modes Parisiennes, um 1860.. 20 altkol. Federlith., 4°, Or.- Broschur ( kl. Läs., l. fl., best. u. besch., Rücken m. Leinenbd. ).. Prime du journal Les Modes Parisiennes. - Die hübschen Tafeln zeigen in der Mehrzahl schwedische Frauentrachten des ganzen Landes ( 17/20 ). Bis auf einen kleinen Fleck auf Tafel 1 nahezu einwandfrei erhalten.

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        Tweed & Don; Or, Recollections And Reflections Of An Angler For The Last Fifty Years

      Edinburgh: William P. Nimmo. Near Fine. 1860. First Edition; First Printing. Full Leather. A most charming, bright First Edition in crimson full calf binding, nicely gilt tooled along edges and spine with decorated endpapers, top edges gilt. Minor rubbing to spine, else just about Fine. Frontispiece with tissue gard present, [4], [i-v], vi-vii, [2], 2-152, [4]; "And I hope I may lead you, while fishing, to think of greater things than the mere sport of killing fish, and to learn than he is a happy man who can at times shake off the world and its cares; and with a contented mind, and a heart grateful for mercies received, enjoy all things in his great Father, and be happy and delighted wheneverHE GOES FISHING". (from the introduction to his sons). .

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        Eigenh. musikalisches Albumblatt mit U.

      Leipzig, 8. Dezember 1860.. 1 S. Gr.-8vo.. Hübsches Blatt mit fünftaktigem Notenzitat: "Fragment einer Concert-Etude op 126. Allegretto quasi Allegro." - Widmung für "Herrn Otto Cohen". - "Moscheles' Kompositionen sind gleichermassen von romantischem Ausdruckswillen, salonhafter Glätte und spielerischer Brillanz geprägt." (MGG IX, 619). - Auf ein etw. größeres Kartonblatt montiert.

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        Tweed & Don; Or, Recollections And Reflections Of An Angler For The Last Fifty Years

      Edinburgh: William P. Nimmo. Near Fine. 1860. First Edition; First Printing. Full Leather. A most charming, bright First Edition in crimson full calf binding, nicely gilt tooled along edges and spine with decorated endpapers, top edges gilt. Minor rubbing to spine, else just about Fine. Frontispiece with tissue gard present, [4], [i-v], vi-vii, [2], 2-152, [4]; "And I hope I may lead you, while fishing, to think of greater things than the mere sport of killing fish, and to learn than he is a happy man who can at times shake off the world and its cares; and with a contented mind, and a heart grateful for mercies received, enjoy all things in his great Father, and be happy and delighted wheneverHE GOES FISHING". (from the introduction to his sons). .

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        On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection

      John Murray, London, 1860, Three-quarters leather, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, 2nd EditionPUBLISHING DETAILS: Second edition, fifth thousand of Darwin's masterpiece, published by John Murray of London in 1860, the year following the first edition. 502 pages, top edge gilt, with no advertisements at the rear. Size; 20 x 14 cms (8" x 5.5"). Weight; 690g (1 pound eight ounces). CONDITION: I would rate this as very good. It is rebound in three-quarters tan leather over marbled boards with 5 raised bands to the spine, with gilt titling. There is surface wear to the leather at the hinges which are, however, firm. Also wear to the top and tail of the spine and one gilt titling panel missing (although the title imprint is still visible). The binding remains tight and secure throughout. The text and fold-out diagram are clean, bright and free from foxing, with light, even age-toning. Heresy to say so, but the text appears unread. Two small blemishes to the front pastedown. All in all, a very smart copy of this desirable early printing of 'certainly the most important biological book ever written' (Darwin Online). THE BOOK:'can we doubt ... that individuals having any advantage, however slight, over others, would have the best chance of surviving and of procreating their kind?' In the Origin of Species, Darwin challenged many of the most deeply held beliefs of the Western world. His insistence on the immense length of the past and on the abundance of life-forms, present and extinct, dislodged man from his central position in creation and called into question the role of the Creator. He showed that new species are achieved by natural selection, and that absence of plan is an inherent part of the evolutionary process. Darwin's prodigious reading, experimentation, and observations on his travels fed into his great work, which draws on material from the Galapagos Islands to rural Staffordshire, from English back gardens to colonial encounters. Size: 20 x 14 (8" x 5.5") Pages: 502

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        The 104th Psalm

      Henry Hering, London - An uncommon panorama with a continuous flow of changing landscapes, many of which have a bucolic element. N.d., circa 1860. Closed, oblong, 11.5 by 16 cm. 25 hand-colored panels, each 10 by 15.25 cm. Fully extended, then, the panorama is about 380 cm. Captions running across the bottom are lines from the 104th Psalm, which is loosely the springboard for the illustrations. The effect of the panorama is akin to the fabulous wallpaper panoramiques that were manufactured by French companies such as Huber and Dufour in the early to mid-19th century. In terms of the illustration, without reference to the captioned lines from the psalm, they are as much a Pantheistic celebration as a biblical religious statement. The few religious figures such as the angels actually serve to enliven things. Light wear to the moire cloth cover. Soiling on the endpapers and the title. The panorama itself is quite clean. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Programme of the fourth session of the International Statistical Congress : to be held in London July 16th, 1860 ... [bound with] Report of the proceedings of the fourth session of the International Statistical Congress, held in London July 16th, 1860

      London : Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode, for H.M. Stationery Office, 1860-61, 1860. 1st Edition in this form. Description: 2v. In 1, (xii, 217, xix, 548p. ), tables (some folding) ; 31cm. Subjects: Statistics - Congresses. Finely bound in the original blind-tooled, aniline calf over bevelled boards; rebound with a matching leather spine. Gilt-blocked leather label to spine. Gilt-crossed raised bands. Marbled endpapers. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.

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        Die Cultur der Renaissance in Italien

      Basel: Schweighauser Verlag,, 1860. Octavo (221 x 136 mm). Contemporary brown half morocco, raised bands to spine, titles to spine gilt, brown pebble grained boards, green endpapers. Spine sunned, extremities lightly rubbed and a touch bumped, minor wear to corners, paper of front board slightly chipped along side, inner hinges partly cracked but still firm. A very good copy. First edition. Written by Burckhardt (1818-1897) between 1855 and 1858, Die Kultur der Renaissance is a milestone in cultural history. While the author's definition and historical description of the Renaissance have been rightfully questioned, "no criticism can detract from the powerful spell which Burckhardt's book has exercised upon such widely different writers as Ruskin, Nietzsche and Gobineau, as well as upon innumerable lovers of the most magnificent period of European history" (PMM, p. 211). Loosely inserted is a newspaper clipping from the Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 11 September 1960, of an article on the book, written by the Swiss historian and Burckhardt biographer Werner Kaegi to commemorate the centenary of the publication date.

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        "The Eagle's Nest" in the Valley of Sixth; a summer home among the Alps: together with some excursions among the great glaciers.

      London, Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1860,. in-8°, XVIII + 1 leaf (directions for the binder), with a large floral engraving to the dedication + 387 p. (+ 1) + 1 leaf + 12 tinted litho plates (by Hanhart) + 2 fold. maps, Ex Libris 'M. Charpentier' full contemporary green morocco, spine with five raised bands, title gilt on spine, all edges gilt. Fine copy.. First edition, rare. Complete with 12 lithographic plates after Mrs. Wills & some photogr. by the author. The second edition was published the same year, shortly after this first edition. It is also the second work by one of the champions of early British "mountain top tourism". Wills's ascent of the Wetterhorn and of the Monte Rosa ushered in the 'Golden Age' of mountaineering. ("Hochtouristik")."So wurden durch diese Schriften (von Hudson, Kennedy, Hinchliff, und Wills 1. Buch "Wanderings among the High Alps"), wie auch durch ein zweites Buch von Wills "The Eagle's nest ..." (1860), in den Alpen manch neue Freunde gewonnen" (Lehner).The lithographic plates show: 1) Plateau des fonds and the Eagle's Nest / 2) Cascade of the "Nant Dant" / 3) Pic de Tinneverges / 4) Fer a Cheval / 5) Sixth and the Gieta / 6) Pointe de Salles / 7) Buet looking toward (view from E.N.) / 8) Idem, looking down de Valley from the E.N. / 9) Aiguilles Rouges / 10) from the bridge above the cascade Berard (looking up the stream) / 11) View from Champery /12) Monte Rosa. L'edition originale rare. Recits de courses dans la vallee du Haut-Giffre, au Mont-Blanc et au Mont-Rose. Cet ouvrage raconte egalement les peripeties de la construction du 'Nid d'Aigle' dans le cirque des Fonds. Bel exemplare dans une reliure en maroquin vert d'epoque.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Lehner 342 und 350.; Perret 4584; Neate W93.

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        Monographie des genres Galatea et Fischeria.

      Paris, Tinterlin, 1860. Folio (355 x 265mm). pp. 48, with 10 (7 handcoloured) lithographic plates. Recent red half morocco, gilt-lettered spine. A beautifully produced monograph, the fine plates were drawn and lithographed by E. Levasseur (one plate by F. Willy). The section on the 'genre Galatea' was written by Paul Fischer.//Caprotti, l'Illustrazione Malacologica p. 173.

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        Essai d'une classification de la famille des Cérambycides et matériaux pour servir à une monographie de cette famille.

      Paris, chez l' auteur, 1860. Royal-8vo (275 x 180mm). pp. xvi, 396, with 3 engraved plates. Publisher's printed wrappers (spine splitting). James Thomson (1828-1897) was an American by birth who lived in France most of his life. He wrote a number of papers on Coleoptera and formed a large collection which was sold to René Oberthür. An unopened copy.//Horn-Schenkling 22082.

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        Miniatur - Album von Berlin und Potsdam in zwanzig Original - Ansichten.

      Berlin, Schroeder, um 1860.. Titelblatt und 20 Ansichten in getönter Lithographie, qu.- kl. 8°, Pappkassette mit Verwendung der Or.- Broschur. Kiewitz 1295 - 1306: Ernst, Tempeltey, J. , Nr. 2 - 13. - Die Tafeln, alle sehr gut erhalten, liegen lose in der Or.- Broschur. Sie zeigen ( alle im Bildformat 8,2 x 11,3) Gesamtans., Brandenb. Tor, Denkmal Friedrich II, Gendarmenmarkt, Neue Museum, Neue Wache, Opernhaus, Palais des Prinzen von Preussen, Schloß ( 2x), Charlottenburger Schloß, Mausoleum in Charlottenburg und 8 Ansichten von Potsdam. Die Ansichten sind alle montiert.

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