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        The Classic Lands of Europe Embracing Italy, Sicily, and Greece; with the Southern Shores of the Mediterranean, Switzerland and Gibralter

      hardcover. 2 volumes. Illustrated with 121 superb steel engravings. Thick folio, 1/2 red morocco over pebbled cloth, raised bands with gilt devices. London: London Printing and Publishing Co., no date, ca. 1860. Very scarce, beautiful volumes.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        A History of Coal, Coke, Coal Fields, . of the Great Northern Coal Field

      164pp. 36 full page etchings of mines, machinery, shipping, etc. Language: eng Marbled boards. Half-leather cover [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        Gesamtansicht vom Kanonenweg aus, rechts unten Wasserwerk und Galerie.

      . Altkolorierte Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Eberhard Emminger, gedruckt von Anton Schmidt in München, um 1860, 49 x 75,5 cm.. Schefold 7921a; Henning/Maier S. 154 mit Abb. S. 108/9. - Eine der größten und schönsten Ansichten von Eberhard Emminger. - Auf Wunsch mit Rahmen (kostenlos gegen Abholung). - Kapitalblatt in tadelloser Erhaltung.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Blick zur "Salzburg bei Neustadt.".

      . Lithographie ( m. farb. Tonplatte ) v. Schuster n. Geist b. Bonitas - Bauer in Würzburg, um 1860, 18,0 x 28,0. Die Ansicht ist bis auf die Bildkante beschitten und altmontiert, ebenso die Legende.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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      226pp. Illustrated with ninety-nine lithographs of carriages, one tinted plate advertising Henry Austin (the architect), and numerous black and white engravings. Double frontis. Oblong octavo. Original cloth, stamped in blind. Inner hinges expertly repaired. A few light spots on the front free endpapers. Near fine. A handsomely produced catalogue of carriages and a commercial guide to New Haven and vicinity. Half of the pages are devoted to illustrating the line of carriages offered by G. & D. Cook, one of the leading makers at the time, when New Haven was the Detroit of the carriage industry. Other pages advertise all manner of Connecticut manufactures, mainly in New Haven, including billiard tables, tools, flour mills, harnesses, clothing, guns, etc., as well as a variety of business establishments in New Haven, New York, and Hartford. "Excellent tinted lithographic plates of every American carriage of the day" - Romaine. A wonderful and rare trade catalogue, with ninety-nine fine illustrations of carriages. ROMAINE, p.80.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        An Encyclopaedia of Gardening;

      London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts,, 1860. comprising the Theory and Practice of Horticulture, Floriculture, Arboriculture, and Landscape Gardening; including all the latest improvements; a general History of Gardening in all Countries; and a statistical view of its present state; with suggestions for its future progress in the British Isles. Large thick octavo. Original pale green wavy-grain cloth, gilt lettered spine, covers blind-stamped with a horse chestnut leaf block at the corners. Wood-engravings in the text throughout. A beautiful copy. Rare in this conditon. One of the primary works of one of the great gardeners of the 19th century John Claudius Loudon (1783-1843). "In 1819, carrying letters of introduction from Sir Joseph Banks, Loudon visited France, Italy, Switzerland, and the Low Countries to gather material for a proposed Encyclopaedia of Gardening. The book was published in 1822 as an octavo of nearly 1500 pages, covering plant culture, botany, garden design, and an international survey and history of gardening. It went through six editions, with varying degrees of revision and expansion, during Loudon's lifetime, and posthumous editions continued to appear into the 1870s" (ODNB). A truly stunning copy in the lovely original cloth binding.

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        Travels in the regions of the Upper and Lower Amoor and the Russian acquisitions on the confines of India and China With adventures among the mountain Kirghis; and the Manjours, Manyargs, Toungouz, Touzemtz, Goldi, and Gelyaks: the hunting and pastoral Tribes

      London, Hurst and Blacklett 1860.. gr.-8°. VIII, 570 S., 3 Bll. Mit 1 chromolithogr. Frontisp., 1 gefalt. Karte u. 82 Holzst. OLn. Restaur. Bibliotheksetikett am Vorderdeckel. EA. Abbey Travel 401; Cordier 2781; Nerhood 239 - Das Karten-Leporello von Zentralasien vom Kaspischen Meer bis zum Pazifik. Significant for the ethnological observations as well as the marvelous descriptions of the geographic features of the region.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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      [Springfield? Chicago?: 1860 - Uncut and untrimmed folio leaf, folded to 16pp. Light wear and dust, printer's flaw affecting a few letters, else Very Good. This Illinois campaign document is one of three variant printings, each with similar material, but with some differences. Each attacks Douglas for hypocrisy on the question of Congressional power to control slavery in the Territories. Each paints him as an extreme Southern Rights partisan, supporting the Dred Scott Decision and scuttling the Missouri Compromise. This "revised and enlarged" printing contains several additional short sections, with captions, not found in the first edition. Some of these include: "He Distinctly Asserts the Right of Congress to Govern the Territories;" "He Says the People of the Northwest were Conscientiously Opposed to Slavery;" "He Believes in the Higher Law;" "Popular Sovereignty in the Nebraska Bill;" "He Resolves Never to Make Another Speech on the Slavery Question;" "He Urges that Slavery Should Last Forever;" "He says the Almighty has Required the Existence of Slavery." In his early public career, Douglas had extolled the immutable nature of the 1820 Missouri Compromise, and insisted that Congress had full power over the Territories. But in 1854, leading the Kansas-Nebraska Act forces and advocating Popular Sovereignty, he changed horses: only a Territory's inhabitants could decide whether to bar slavery within its borders. His attempt to reconcile the Dred Scott Decision with Popular Sovereignty, and his unconcern with slavery as a social and moral question, are mocked and scorned. LCP 8794. Sabin 20696n. Not in Eberstadt, Decker, Miles, Ante- Fire Imprints. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: David M. Lesser, ABAA]
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        Bouvier's Christlicher Krankenfreund Erster Teil: Briefe eines Kranken an einen Kranken, Zweiter Teil: Bibelabschnitte und Gebete

      Felix Schneider, [München] 1860 - 3 122 + 114 + 21 Seiten Anhang Seiten gelesene Ausgabe in gutem, sauberen Zustand, gebundene Ausgabe,Pappe,Halbleder,goldgeprägt,

      [Bookseller: evis-buecher , Evelin Rehahn, Einzelunte]
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        The Miscellaneous Writings of Lord Macaulay. In two volumes

      London - Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1860 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition and smartly bound set of Lord Macaulay's works. First Edition. Volume I features an engraved portrait frontispiece. Complete in two volumes. Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay PC (25 October 1800 28 December 1859) was a British poet, historian and Whig politician. He wrote extensively as an essayist and reviewer, and on British history. He also held political office as Secretary at War between 1839 and 1841 and Paymaster-General between 1846 and 1848. Condition: In full tree calf bindings. Externally, very smart with some shelfwear only. Three joints cracked but holding firm. Front board of Volume I held by the cords only. Internally, firmly bound. Foxed to the endpapers but otherwise bright and clean. Ink inscription to first blank of Volume I, dated 1865. Overall: GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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      Pélagaud 1860 - Livre d'occasion 10 forts vol. grand in-8, demi-chagrin noir, dos à nerfs, caissons richement ornementés, titre et tomaison dorés, papier granité sur les plats, reliure de l'époque, 15000g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Trait d'Union sarl.]
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        Some of my bush friends in Tasmania. Native flowers, berries and insects drawn from life, illustrated in verse and briefly described.

      London, Hay & Son, 1860. Folio. pp. 6, (2), ii, 103, with 12 chromolithographed plates. Publisher's gilt pictorial cloth. Nissen BBI, 1339. Some slight foxing.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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        Elements of Conchology; an Introduction to the Natural History of Shells and the Animals which form them

      London: Published by the Author [Lovell Reeve], 1860 A very good copy of this scarce work in 2 volumes with 62 hand coloured plates by G B Sowerby and Miller. Lovell Reeve was a noted conchologist and publisher.The bindings have been rebacked, adding a new plain spine with gilt titles to the original brown cloth boards with a gilt decoration and the gilt initials ASC (presumably from the original owner) to the front board. The endpapers are new. Vol I: half title; title page 1860; preliminaries i-viii; text 260pp; plates A-H (living animals); plates 1-21 (shells). Plate 9 is a little loose at the bottom gather. Vol II: half title; title page 1860; contents; text pp 1-203 including index; plates I-Q (living animals); plates 22 - 46 (shells - numbering varies from latin to arabic numerals). Bindings in very good condition; contents very clean and bright - occasional spots in Vol I; Vol II with more spotting - mainly to tissue guards, also bottom gutter of Plate XXXIV and slightly on Plate XXXV.

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        Manuscript map of Roxbury Vermont

      [ Roxbury, Vermont ], 1860. First Edition. Good. First Edition. An inked manuscript map of Roxbury Vermont on a thick blotter like paper. 17 x 14 1/2 inches edge to edge. There are four large edge chips ans some water damage, affecting the content. It includes 176 identifiable names laid out in a mostly square grid pattern. There are another 30 or so names that are partially missing or have water staining making clear reading difficult if not impossible. There are, in addition to inked names, penciled numbers in some grids - the purpose is unknown. Roxbury VT was founded in August 1781. We were able to determine this manuscript map was the town of Roxbury VT by comparing the names on the map to references online and in "The History of the Towns of Plainfield, Roxbury, and Fayston [Vermont], Montpelier, VT, 1882 (a few copied pages provided with matches highlighted). The rear of the map notes "Elijah Winch Plann of Roxbury". Those same references helped us find Elijah, who was a Town Selectmen in 1851, 58, and 1860. And a constable and collector of taxes in 1843. And a "Lister" in 1845, '57, '62, and 1863. He was also a Justice of the Peace in 1850, 51, 52, 53, 57, 58, 62, and 44. Finally he was a town representative in 1854. As a Lister (definition from Colonial Occupation webpage) he would have been responsible for tracking property and related taxes. How closely this document relates to an actual layout of the town would be a fascinating research project, if comparables could even be found. A useful tool for reviewing early town layouts, genealogical records, and related scholarship.

      [Bookseller: Kuenzig Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Johnson's New Illustrated Family Atlas of the World, with Physical Geography, and with Descriptions Geographical, Statistical, and Historical.

      Johnson and Browning, New York 1860 - Johnson's 1860 world atlas. Worn copy with most maps very good, with map 20 - Canada West, absent. Green cloth, about 18.5" x 14.5". Externally worn with detached covers, spine covering absent. Southern New England map detached with chipped margins, light foxing to Europe and England, top margin of Roman Empire soiled, Ireland & Scotland bound in upside down, maps otherwise very good, with typical age-toning at the far outer edges, title page and contents page detached. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De Typographia Natalibus in Dania, Schedula Historica

      ONT>8.5 by 5.5, 1860 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A manuscript copy of this scarce work from 1707. Bound in quarterleather and clothwith gilt lettering and decoration. Names associated with this work areLaurentius Terpager and Joannes Frisius. With a hand-drawnarmorial frontispiece tipped-in. With the bookplate for Mark Watson to the front pastedown. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is only slight wear to the extremities, with just slight rubbing and discoloured marks. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright, with foxing prominent to the first and last few pages. Overall the condition is near fine..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Eigenh. Brief m. Unterschrift.

      Heidelberg u. Breslau, 14. X. 1860.. 3 S., 8°.. [An den österr. Chemiker u. Mineralogen Anton Schrötter von Kristelli (1802-1875)]. - "[...] In Betreff des Spectralapparats war ich mit Kirchhoff vor zwei Monaten in München, um mit [Carl August von] Steinheil über die beste Einrichtung zu conferiren, und einen Apparat für mich zu bestellen, dessen Preis er zu 150 Gulden Rheinisch veranschlagt hat. Er wird uns den Apparat noch ehe er ganz fertig ist hierher senden, damit wir erst die nöthigen Prüfungen und Abänderungen mit demselben [?] vornehmen können. Ich möchte Ihnen doch rathen, es abzuwarten, bis der Apparat seine vollendetste Form erhalten hat und erst dann [?] bei Steinheil zu bestellen. Der Apparat wird so eingerichtet, daß man die Flamme [...]" [folgen weitere Erklärungen]. - Bedeutender Brief Bunsens über die Verbesserung und Produktion des nach ihm benannten "Bunsenbrenners". - "[...] Nach sieben Jahren brach Bunsen 1859 die Zusammenarbeit mit Roscoe ab und arbeitete zusammen mit Kirchhoff an der Spektralanalyse chemischer Elemente. Mit Hilfe der Spektroskopie konnten bei der Erhitzung chemischer Substanzen in Flammen die charakteristischen Spektrallinien untersucht werden. Zu diesem Zweck perfektionierte Bunsen einen besonderen Gasbrenner, der zuvor durch Michael Faraday erfunden worden war und später den Namen Bunsens erhalten sollte [...]" (Wikipedia). --- Der in Olmütz geborene Anton Schrötter, Sohn eines Apothekers, studierte ab 1822 zunächst auf Wunsch seines Vaters in Wien Medizin, wechselte dann aber unter dem Einfluss von Friedrich Mohs zu den naturwissenschaftlichen Fächern, speziell der Mineralogie. 1827 erhielt er eine Assistentenstelle für Physik und Mathematik an der Universität Wien. 1830 wurde er Professor für Physik und Chemie am Technischen Institut Joanneum in Graz. Während eines halbjährigen Urlaubs im Jahre 1838 besuchte er chemische Institute in Göttingen, Heidelberg, Frankfurt und Paris. In Gießen machte er sich bei Justus von Liebig mit der organischen Elementaranalyse vertraut. Ab 1843 arbeitete er als Professor für technische Chemie am Polytechnischen Institut der Universität Wien und übernahm dort 1845 die Professur für allgemeine Chemie. Schrötter war neben Baumgartner, Ettingshausen und Haidinger einer der Begründer der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien und wurde 1850 ihr Generalsekretär. Die Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina wählte Schrötter 1856 zu ihrem Mitglied. Ab 1868 leitete er das österreichische Hauptmünzamt und wurde gleichzeitig zum Ministerialrat ernannt. Er wurde 1874 in den Ruhestand versetzt und eröffnete in seiner Wohnung ein Privatlaboratorium, in dem er Studien über Edelmetalle betrieb. 1875 starb er in Wien. Schrötter hat in seinem Leben ca. 60 wissenschaftliche Publikationen verfasst. Ab 1845 beschäftigte Schrötter sich intensiv mit Phosphor. 1848 gelang ihm der Nachweis der schon von Berzelius geäußerten Vermutung, dass roter Phosphor eine allotrope Modifikation des weißen Phosphors, nicht aber eine Phosphorverbindung ist. Schrötter wandelte weißen Phosphor durch Erhitzen in roten um, den man zeitweise Schrötterschen Phosphor nannte. Sein Verfahren zur Darstellung desselben revolutionierte die Streichholzindustrie, wo roter Phosphor schon bald als Bestandteil der Reibflächen genutzt wurde. Er war ein Organisator in Industrie und Wissenschaft sowie Berater bei den Vorbereitungen zur Novara-Expedition und zur Österreich-Ungarischen Nordpolexpedition. -

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes]
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      Winchester: J. Wells. Bound in publisher's original gilt-decorated pebbled green cloth. ND (c. 1860). 1st edition. hb. 4to, pp. 317. Bds. bumped, with light wear to edges & sl. soiling. Binding a bit sprung; front hinge weakening; else a tight, clean, vg copy. . Chapters on the City and Borough of Winchester; the Cathedral and its Precincts; the Churches and Chapels in Winchester; the College of St. Mary, and the Schools, Libraries, and Museum of Winchester; the Trade and Manufactures of Winchester; etc. etc. All of the seventeen full-page steel engravings are present, and protected by tissue guard. Recently re-published in facsimile. This, the original edition, is now very scarce. .

      [Bookseller: GREENFIELD BOOKS]
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        Leaves of Grass

      Thayer and Eldridge 1860 - Thayer and Eldridge, Boston:, 1860. Third edition. The scarce first issue of the third edition of Leaves of Grass, with the tinted frontispiece portrait of Whitman (an engraving by Stephen Alonzo Schoff from an oil painting portrait by Charles Hine), and the printer's name on the verso of the title page ("Electrotyped at the Boston Stereotype Foundry. Printed by George C. Rand & Avery"). Third edition, expanded, first state of the frontispiece. Only 1000 copies printed. This third edition, preceded by Whitman's self- published editions of 1855 and 1856, was enlarged to 456 pages, adding 122 new poems, including "Starting from Paumanok" and "Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking," and two new sections, "Calamus" and "Children of Adam." Rebound in handsome ornately decorated leather. Rear hinge professionally repaired. The poems are arranged in 7 "clusters": 'Chants Democratic and Native American', with an introductory poem 'Apostroph'; 'Leaves of Grass'; 'Enfans d'Adam'; 'Calamus'; 'Messenger Leaves'; 'Thoughts'; 'Says'; 'Debris'; and 26 individual poems including 'Walt Whitman', 'A Word Out of the Sea' (later titled 'Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking'). The volume commences with 'Proto-Leaf', which was later called 'Starting from Paumanok'. According to the Walt Whitman archive, "The significance of the 1860 edition of Leaves of Grass tends to be paradoxical. Although the poems often express grief over romantic and professional failures, the book's new sense of structure, the sizable increase in poems, its wider readership and critical praise made it one of Whitman's most successful books. Although the poems seem more intimate and personal than previous Whitman poems, the third edition is also a deliberate intervention into public life, an attempt to realize American democratic ideals and save the Union." 8vo, iv, 456pp. $950. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Collection of 400 Photographs from a Camden, New Jersey Family

      Camden, New Jersey. 1860-1960s. A collection of more than 400 photos from a Camden, New Jersey family including 40 Civil War-era tintypes, 30 cabinet cards, and the rest various different format photographs taken between 1900 and the early 1960s, various sizes and with a few back marks from Virginia, but most from the Philadelphia, Camden, and Trenton areas. The photos are generally very good or better with some photos clipped at the corners from mounting, wear to some of the edges, and a few of the tintypes darkening or with their finish peeling. The photos feature matron Mary A. Fleming and the extended families of her daughters Elizabeth Nardin, Bessie W. Steelman, and Emma Gordon, including their husbands, children, and relations in various formal and candid shots: posing with pets, laughing with friends, kids playing, a flood, a house being built (likely due to the flood), and others. Of note are about a dozen military-related photographs featuring: six Civil War soldiers each posing in uniform; four of World War I soldiers in formation and training; a group shot of World War II sailors posing on the deck of a ship; and four of USO entertainers performing at an army hospital. The photos are accompanied by a few handwritten notes referencing various family members, as well as what was once a red velvet photo album, now only a tattered remnant of its former self, with a handful of additional scattered photos still intact. A nice collection of photos documenting 100 years of a New Jersey family's history. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Elements of Conchology; an Introduction to the Natural History of Shells and the Animals which form them

      London: Published by the Author [Lovell Reeve], 1860 A good copy of this scarce work in 2 volumes with 62 hand coloured plates by G B Sowerby and Miller. Lovell Reeve was a noted conchologist and publisher. Probably rebound in half leather for Reginald Coddington - whose bookplates are on the feps, with a dedication to his wife - Grace Coddington on the front pastedowns dated 1906. The bindings have some light marking to the cloth but the leather is in very good condition - with gilt lining and gilt decorative compartments and titles to spine. Endpapers marbled and with top page edges gilt. Vol I: half title; title page 1860; preliminaries i-viii; text 260pp; plates A-H (living animals); plates 1-21 (shells). Vol II: half title; title page 1860; contents; text pp 1-203 including index; plates I-Q (living animals); plates 22 - 46 (shells - numbering varies from latin to arabic numerals). Vol I with brown spotting to preliminaries, title pages and occasionally to text. Plates 1-5 with foxing. Plates do not have tissue guards. Vol II a little wear to the top of the spine at the join with the front board. Contents - spotting to preliminaries and title pages; text very clean; plates generally clean and bright but some browning/spotting to plates M, N, XXIV-XXVI, and XLIII-XLVI. Plates do not have tissue guards.

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        Zoologie Du Jeune Age, ou Histoire Naturelle Des Animaux

      Strasbourg: Derivaux, 1860. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Rebound in brown boards with gilt title to spine. Gilt surface of original upper board professionally applied to new binding. New endpapers. Text in French. Illustrated with 33 coloured plates of animals. Other sellers have identified these plates as hand-coloured, but after examining them with a magnifier I believe they were coloured with a block print or silkscreen process. They are truly beautiful prints, however they were done. Please see photos for best description. Scattered foxing, otherwise fine, in new binding.

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        Political Debates between Hon. Abraham Lincoln and Hon. Stephen A. Douglas,

      Columbus: Follett, Foster and Company,, 1860. In the Celebrated Campaign of 1858, in Illinois; including the Preceding Speeches of Each, at Chicago, Springfield, etc.; also, the Two Great Speeches of Mr. Lincoln in Ohio, in 1859, as carefully prepared by the Reporters of Each Party, and Published at the Times of their Delivery. Octavo. Publisher's brown blind-stamped cloth,gilt lettered spine. Blue cloth chemise and slipcase. A few spots of foxing to title page. Copies in the original cloth are commonly found in shabby condition, this one is remarkably fresh and unsullied. A fine copy. First edition of the text of the debates that were Lincoln's springboard to fame. The Lincoln?-Douglas debates are unquestionably the most famous, and most important, of such confrontations to have been staged in the history of American politics. The candidates' sharp exchanges helped to polarise sectional attitudes towards slavery, and - although Lincoln lost the 1858 Illinois Senate race of which they were a part - the debates catapulted Lincoln towards the 1860 presidential nomination, and into the White House. The text of the Lincoln?-Douglas Debates was set from Lincoln's own scrapbook - now in the Library of Congress - of clippings of the candidates' remarks as reported by the Chicago Press & Tribune (for the Republican Lincoln), and by the Chicago Times (for the Democrat Douglas). When published as a presidential campaign tool in April 1860, the collected speeches became a best-seller, and by the time of Lincoln's official nomination, some 30,000 copies were in circulation. Our copy is inscribed discreetly in pencil on one of the blank leaves at the end: "George Wolford/ May - 1860"; this is almost certainly the New York Republican Assemblyman of the same name who stood in the 81st New York State Legislature in 1858, giving this copy a marvellous contemporary resonance. A stunning copy of one of the most celebrated publications in American political history.

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        "Autrefois ( La Diligence ).

      . altkol Lithographie v. G. David b. Jordan & Barbot, um 1860, 45 x 68,5. Prachtvolle Darstellung einer Post- und Reisekutsche.

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        The Lake Regions of Central Africa. A Picture of Exploration. Vol. I-II.

      London, Longman, Green... 1860. Stor 8vo. XVI + (2) + 412 + VI + (2) + 468 s. 12 litografierte plansjer. 22 tresnitt i teksten. Foldet kart. Pene nyere blå håndb. skinnbd. med 5 opphøyde bind. Røde tittelfelt. Ryggdekor i gull. Stempler på smusstbl. og tittelbl. Plansjene litt mørknet i margen. Foldet kart med lukket rift.. Recent blue half calf . Red labels. Spine gilt. 12 tinted plates. 22 wood-cut illustrations. Folding map. plates with mariginal soiling. Stamps on half-titles and titles

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        Poems by Thomas Hood - With Fore-Edge Paining of an Amputation by Martin Frost, foredge

      London: Edward Moxon & Co., 1860. 12th. Leather_bound. Very Good +. Hood, Thomas. Poems by Thomas Hood. London: Edward Moxon & Co., 1860, 12th edition. Textured burnt orange leather with slightly dulled gilt spine titles, all edges gilt, gilt turn-ins, 10.5 cm by 16.8 cm, x [1] 388 pp. Features a 2005 fore-edge painting by Martin Frost of an amputation, titled “Early Surgery” in the style of Thomas Rowlandson. Light wear at corners and hinges and one signature is minutely off-set (does not affect fore-edge painting). Remnants of an old bookseller label on front pastedown. Martin Frost was featured in the May/June 2008 issue of Fine Books & Collections, a copy of which will be included with the book, as is a note signed by Frost giving the painting’s title.

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        Tirage argentique d'époque

      - MORICE Charles (1860-1919), écrivain, poète. Tirage argentique d¿époque. Photographe : Dornac. L'écrivain qui fit connaître Verlaine et fut l'ami de Gauguin. Dimensions : H 12 x 17,4 cm. Inscription au dos à la mine de crayon : « Ch. Morice ».

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        PARTIE DU PORT-LOUIS [manuscript title].

      [N.p., but almost certainly Port Louis. circa 1860.] - Manuscript map, 15 1/4 x 25 1/2 on drafting linen. Handcolored. Old folds. Minor wear and soiling. Browned. Near fine. Manuscript plan of Port Louis on the island of Mauritius. The legend contains sixteen lettered items, including the fortifications and government buildings, as well as several buildings which are denoted on the map with a dotted line, indicating future rather than current structures. Government buildings and fortifications are colored red. This would seem to be a later copy of an earlier map of the city, evidently showing the town and fortifications as they were in 1769, when the French East India Company had just taken over. The Dutch were the first Europeans to become interested in the island, taking possession in 1598. After exploiting the island's dense forests for a century and introducing the cultivation of sugar cane and cotton, in 1710 the Dutch abandoned the colony. The French soon claimed it as "Ile de France," and the island remained under the control of the French East India Company until 1767. During the long war between France and England at the beginning of the 19th century, Mauritius proved to be an important strategic naval base, and as a result the British took charge of the island in 1810, and the Treaty of Paris confirmed official British possession in 1814. It remained an important sugar producing colony, and in the 20th century agricultural production was expanded to include tea, rice, and other produce.

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        Life and Journals of Kah-Ke-Wa-Quo-Na-By (Rev. Peter Jones )

      Anson Green, Toronto 1860 - 424 pages, 4 3/4" x 7 3/4". Marbleed covers with leather trim and spine, marbled end papers. Frontispiece of Jones. xLibrary, "Tyngsborough-Dunstable Historical Society" Stamps on title page and front loose endpaper and joint starting. Wear and bumping to covers. Some very minor discoloration and sporadic foxing. Good condition in nice period half leather bindings. PETER JONES (1802-1856) was a mixed-blood Missisauga chief, missionary, author and an educator.Jones's father was a Welsh surveyor in northern Canada and his mother was the daughter of the chief of the Mississauga tribe of the Ojibways. He grew up primarily with his mother, as his father traveled much of the time for his work, and at the age of 21 he converted to Christianity, becoming a missionary to the Ojibways. These are the first journals kept by a Canadian native. He became the first native missionary to the Ojibwa, and, with his brother John, was the first translator of books of the Bible into Ojibwa and Chippewa. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      London, England: William Mackenzie, 1860. contemporary half leather, marbled paper-covered boards, ornately gilt-stamped spine. 4to. contemporary half leather, marbled paper-covered boards, ornately gilt-stamped spine. 10, plates, 352; 353-836; 12, 592; 593-1186 pages. 4 Volumes. First edition (Cole 966). Preface by the author, index to the articles. Engraved portrait of author with facsimile signature in Vol. I. Engraved portraits of noteworthy chemists precede text in Vol. I. Engraved illustrations in text. Pockets in back only indication that this set might have come from a library . Covers rubbed and scuffed at edges. Paper covers on boards chipped at edges. Foxing and tanning. Two leaves in Vol. IV loose with chipped edges.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        "Brown tries his new Hack, which is as quiet as a Lamb,-just about!"

      London, [c. 1860]. 6-3/4 x 9 in. Pencil and watercolor on paper, mounted in a larger sheet of paper. Matted and framed . Relates to Leech's series of riding cartoons in the magazine Punch. John Leech (1817-1864) was one of the most prolific and successful of the English artists and caricaturists of the mid 19th century. "His humour was like his talent, gentle, warm-hearted and positive, his world, the ups and downs of middle class life, the sports of the squirearchy, and the peccadilloes of army officers and undergraduates" (Houfe). The conventions of social humor he established with his first contributions to the newly founded Punch, in 1841, lasted into the 1920s, but his greatest fame came through his book illustrations, particularly those for Surtees's sporting novels. "Extravagantly praised by Ruskin, Leech's often careless but never crude drawings have survived in charm and humour to give us a refreshing glimpse of mid-Victorian society." (Houfe)

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Autograph Quotation Signed by Schuyler Colfax from Lincoln's famous Cooper Institute speech

      Chautauqua, NY, August 13, [no year] "Autograph Quotation Signed ""Schuyler Colfax"", one page, 5.5"" x 3.75"", New York, August 13, no year. Colfax quotes from Lincoln's famous Cooper Institute speech of February 1, 1860: ""Let us have faith that Right makes Might; and in that Faith, let us, to the end, dare to do our duty."" Corners clipped, otherwise fine."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Der grosse Canal von Venedig. Kolor. Lithographie von C. Straub bei F. Hanfstaengel. Um 1860. 30 x 47,5 cm; Blattgr. 49,5 x 67 cm.,

      1860 - Untertitel: 'Original Gemalde (!) Höhe 5.1'' Breite 8.3'' von Antonio Canalel.'- Blick über den breiten Kanal mit diversen Booten, an den Ufern Häuser.- Etwas feuchtrandig in unterer rechter Ecke, 2 kleine Randeinrisse im breiten weißen Rand. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Schramm e.K.]
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        Castel Toblino - Castel Madruzzo.

      Bassadonna L., Milano. 1860 - I due noti castelli trentini, Castel Toblino e Castel Madruzzo, sono presentati in due vedute contenute in "Famiglie celebri italiane" di Pompeo Litta. Scheda bibliografica tratta da "Trento illustrata: la città e il territorio in piante e vedute dal XVI al XX secolo", di Aldo Chemelli e Carlo e Marcus Perini, scheda n. 113. Formato: Litografia di dimensioni 41,8x27,5 cm. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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      London: Routledge Warne & Routledge, 1860.  First edition, 22 x 17.5cm (4to), in publisher's brown morocco-grain cloth w/multi-colour floral panels to covers & gilt decorations & title to covers & spine (all designed by Albert Warren, w/his gilt initials to covers), bevelled edges, a.e.g., pale yellow ep.s w/binder's ticket (Bone & Son, Ball 17C) to rear pastedown, [186] [viii] cardstock pp. w/prelim titlepage & 23 illus. engraved in colours by Edmund Evans after Miles Birket Foster.  Printed by Edmund Evans, London.  Binding Very Good (extremities sl. bumped & rubbed); contents Good (titlepage leaf & 2 following leaves creased & worn at fore-edges, & frequent lt.-to-moderate foxing).  Ruari McLean "Vict. Publ. Book-Bindings" 1974 p.53 (repr. in colour--"perhaps the most sensational of all the cut-out paper and gold blocking bindings"), Ray 239 ("thanks to Evans's brilliant coloring, the detailed engravings of flowers in this book are among Foster's best illustrations. Further colored flower engravings serve as onlays for the book's striking binding, one of the most ornate even of the mid-Victorian period"), Ball p.164.

      [Bookseller: Leonard Roberts, Bookseller]
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        Notes on Nursing second edition

      Nightingale's book was prepared 1959 and published 1960. It has 79 pages and was intended for the untrained nurse. In that same year, 1960, Harrison published an edition designed for the medical profession. It was published at two shillings in the cheaper edition and at six shillings, the de luxe edition with St. Michael crosses on all four corners of the board. My copy is the de luxe; six shillings then had a purchasing power equal to twenty pounds today. That first (79-page) edition has been republished over and over again. The second edition  was issued in much smaller quantity (2,000 is the figure oft quoted) and is consequently much rarer today. I show as many scans as the site will accept and at the highest definition the site will accept. The brown fep has that old-fashioned "WARNING" label, with a BOOKSALE stamp on it. There is a library stamp on title page and on Preface page a stamp and a "stacks" manuscript inscription. The binding is heavil rubbed, the spine scraped, abd corners bumped. I show scans of front, back, sub-title page, damage at top of spine, and title page without the library mark

      [Bookseller: Michael's Pride and Joys]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Wien, 27. XI. 1860. - 2¾ SS. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-4to. An einen Autor, dem er für eine Schrift "zu Gunsten der Farbenlehre" Goethes dankt: "Es wird Eurer Hochwohlgeboren unerklärlich gewesen seyn, daß Sie bis jetzt von mir noch kein Wort des Dankes für die freundliche Uebersendung der Schrift zu Gunsten der Farbenlehre des Großvaters erhalten haben. Erlauben Sie mir in diesen Zeilen mich mit der Angabe bei Ihnen zu entschuldigen, daß ich seit mehreren Monaten von Dresden abwesend bin und mich gegenwärtig im Urlaub hier aufhalte. So geschah es daß Ihr Werk mit anderen Gegenständen erst vor Kurzem mir hierher nachgeschickt wurde und erst jetzt in meine Hände kam. Seitdem hat mein Bruder Walter mir auch den Abdruck des an ihn gerichteten Schreibens zugehen lassen und bitte ich Sie, den so verspäteten Ausdruck meines herzlichen Dankes auch jetzt noch freundlich aufnehmen zu wollen. Zu den Wünschen deren Erfüllung dem Großvater am Meisten am Herzen lag, gehörte der, die Wahrheit seiner Lehre von den Farben anerkannt zu sehen. Es wurde ihm jedoch diese Anerkennung während seines Lebens nicht zu Theil [.]". - Bei dem Autor mag es sich um Friedrich Grävell handeln, dessen Werk "Die zu sühnende Schuld gegen Goethe" in eben dem Jahr erschienen war, aus dem der vorliegende Brief datiert. - Mit kleinen Randläsuren; Bl. 1 und 2 größtenteils im Mittelfalz durchtrennt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Memorias de D. Fernando IV de Castilla.

      Madrid, Imp. de José Rodriguez 1860 - TomoI: Contiene la crónica de dicho Rey copiada de un códice existente en la Biblioteca Nacional. Anotada y ampliamente ilustrada por Antonio Benavides. - Tomo II: Contiene la colección diplomática que comprueba la crónica / arreglada y anotada por Antonio Benavides. -- 2 vol en 4.º Mayor(28 cm), vol.I= 2h., CXVII, 669[4]p., 3 lám. litográficas pleg. de facsímils, vol.II= 2h., 912[1]p., texto a doble columna, 6 h. pleg, escudos xilográficos en portadas. Encuadernados en media piel, nervios título y adornos dorados en lomo. Golpe en una punta inferior. Limpios, completos y en buen estado (Palau: 27155) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiguas Lecturas]
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        Japanisches Stoffmusterbuch mit 98 gewebten Familienwappen der Kaiserlichen Angestellten, der Shoghun-Familien u.a.

      o. J. (wohl hergestellt zwischen 1860 und 1890).. 98 Original-Stoffmusterproben auf ca. 26 Seiten. 4° (Format ca. 31,8x21,6 cm), Blockbuchbindung der Zeit mit aufmontierten Stoffproben.. Das privat zusammengestellte japanische Stoffmusterbuch enthält 98 Proben, u.a. Familienwappen der Kaiserlichen Angestellten (Chrysanthemen-Illustrationen), Malven für die Tokugawa Shughun Familie und weitere für höher gestellte japanische Familien. Die Muster selber wurden wahrscheinlich in der späten Edo Ära (1860-70) hergestellt, das Buch selbst wohl erst in der Meiji Ära (um 1880-90). - Sample Book, containing 98 woven fabric swatches of family crest. Chrysanthemum which is the official crest for the Imperial Household, Hollyhock for the Tokugawa Shogun family, and Paulownia used by quite a number of Daimyo ( feudal rulers ) are included. Others are mostly from Samurai family.These family crest fabrics were made during late Edo Era ( 1860s ) while this sample book made during Meiji Era (1880s). - Unikat! - Der Einband berieben und gebräunt, die Ecken und am Rücken mit Knickspuren, leichtere Randläsuren. verso wasserrandig. Ein weiterer Wasserrand auf einem Teil der Seiten, innen gebräunt, Vorderdeckel und einige Seiten mit Wurmfraßspuren, die Stoffproben gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Riepenhausen]
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        Stoffprobenbuch mit 47 Seidenproben.

      Kyoto, Shima Masuichi, o. J. (ca. 1860, Edo-Ära).. 47 Orig.-Stoffproben auf 6 Tafelblättern. Kl. 8° (Format ca. 14.5x20,3 cm), Orig.-Blockbuchbindung.. 47 gefärbte Seidenmusterproben, mit japanischsprachigen Farbbeschreibungen unter den jeweiligen Stoffmustern. - Japanese Sample Book of dyed silk fabric, containing 47 color swatches. Indicates color names and sequential serial number. Signed "Shima Masuichi in Kyoto". During late Edo Era (1860s). 14.5cm x 20.3 cm (5.6" x 8") Condition: wormholes. - Der Einband etwas fingerfleckig und berieben, am Rücken oben leichter eingerissen, innen am oberen Rand mit durchgehendem Wurmfraß mit wenigen Beeinträchtigungen der Stoffe. - Unkat!

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        Ansicht vom Gloriette in Schönbrunn.

      Wien, Paterno, um 1860.. Altkolorierte Lithografie von und nach F.X. Sandmann, Bildausschnitt 31,5 x 43 cm, Blattgr. 44 x 53 cm.. Nicht bei Nebehay-Wagner, nicht bei Paulusch, Ikonografie Österreichs; hübsche Sicht von der Gloriette auf den Garten und das Schloss Schönbrunn sowie auf die gesamte Stadt Wien; einige Beschabungen mit Bildverlust am unteren und rechten Bildrand leicht dilettantisch retuschiert, sonst von guter Erhaltung

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        Loved, and Lost! The True Story of a Short Life. Told in Gossip Verse, and Illustrated

      London: Day and Sons, circa, 1860. Octavo, 96 pp. (entirely lithographed, with full-page tinted lithographs in the text); very light spotting, but an excellent copy, recased in the original green cloth with new endpapers, all edges gilt. One of the earliest illustrated books written for children and published in Australia, this is a rare work - one of the rarest of all the prolific Meredith's publications in fact. Dedicated to her young son, Owen, and probably based on real events, it is a verse narrative of the short, incident-filled life of an Australian parakeet in the wild and in domestic captivity. The work is delightfully illustrated by the author, with each page offering delicate vignettes of bush and domestic life; in addition there are sixteen tinted lithographic plates recording the more significant episodes in the life of the parakeet hero.

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        Less than a year before the first shots of the Civil War were fired at Fort Sumter, eight slaves are offered for sale on a printed broadside

      "Broadside, 1 page, 7.5"" x 6"", May 7, 1860, being an administrator's notice concerning the ""Estate of William Brady, deceased,"" noting that his property, which included ""8 valuable negroes"" would be offered for public auction. Light scattered foxing, tack holes at corners, left margin slightly irregular, tears repaired with glassine on verso, else very good. The eight slaves mentioned in the broadside were to be sold at ""public vendue,"" together with four horses, blacksmithing tools as well as ""household and kitchen furniture."""

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Der grosse Canal von Venedig. Kolor. Lithographie von C. Straub bei F. Hanfstaengel. Um 1860. 30 x 47,5 cm; Blattgr. 49,5 x 67 cm.

      1860. . Untertitel: 'Original Gemalde (!) Höhe 5.1'' Breite 8.3'' von Antonio Canalel.'- Blick über den breiten Kanal mit diversen Booten, an den Ufern Häuser.- Etwas feuchtrandig in unterer rechter Ecke, 2 kleine Randeinrisse im breiten weißen Rand.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Schramm e.K.]
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