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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).

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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.?

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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."

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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).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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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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        vom Kreuzberg aus, "Berlin".

      . altkol. Lithographie b. C. Martin sen. Berlin, um 1860, 25,8 x 37. Nicht bei Kiewitz; Ernst, Berlin in der Druckgraphik, Bd. 2, Gesamtansichten, Nr. 15.. - Schöner Blick vom Kreuzberg her, links das Monument auf dem Kreuzberg.

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      London George Virtue [1860], 1860Engraved frontispiece,title page vignette,4portraits 54 county maps & plans by Thomas Moule and 3 additional plates Quarto xxxiii.l-960pp. Full contemporary calf with marbled endpapers.

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        MASQUES ET BOUFFONS (COMÈDIE ITALIENNE) Texte et Dessins par Maurice Sand gravures par A. Manceau. Paris, Michel Lévy Freres, 1860.

      - 2 voll. Bella ril. originale coeva in mz. vitello, titolo, decorazioni in oro al dorso con nervature, tagli in oro, cm 27x18, Vol. I: pp VIII, 356, 4 nn, 25 incisioni su acciaio; Vol. II: pp 384, 25 incisioni su acciaio. Firma tagliata su entrambi i volumi alla pagina precedente il front., lievi fioriture. Prima edizione. Ottimo esemplare. Carteret II, 321; Colas 2638. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Original pencil sketch by the French artist Paul Jean Flandrin (1811-1902)

      [n.d., but ca. 1860]. Ca. 310 x 225 mm. Ambroise is depicted seated at the piano, an owl perched on top of the instrument, a snake and turtle behind the composer. Signed by the artist at lower right in ink. & & Some light foxing and wear; small hole to upper right quadrant not affecting drawing. & & On wove paper. . "After years of neglect, Thomas’ work has seen a considerable revival in the last two decades of the 20th century, with major performances, at least of Mignon and Hamlet, being mounted in France, Great Britain and the USA. In the context of French opera of the late 19th century Thomas was a figure of considerable importance, an imaginative innovator and a master of musical characterization." Richard Langham Smith in Grove online

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        Telegrammentwurf mit eigenh. Namenszug in der Eingangszeile.

      Wien, 21. XI. 1860. - ¾ S. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. Mit eh. Adresse. An das k. k. Telegraphenamt in der Burg. "L'Archiduchesse Charlotte d'Autriche" sendet der Gattin des preußischen Prinzen Friedrich Wilhelm Glückwünsche zum 20. Geburtstag. - Mit zwei kleinen Ausschnitten am oberen Rand durch Siegelbruch (dieses tls. erhalten).

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        Album contenant 30 portraits de format "Carte de visite" de Personnalit?s / FINE COLLECTION OF 30 CARTE-DE-VISITE PORTRAITS INCLUDING ONE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN.

      1860, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good ConditionSize: 150mm x 114mm, FINE COLLECTION OF 30 CARTE-DE-VISITE PORTRAITS INCLUDING ONE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN. Album with 30 Carte-de-Visite portraits of celebrities (writers, painters, composers, artists, politicians): Abraham Lincoln, Alexandre Dumas p?re, Victor Hugo, Eug?ne Delacroix, Franz Liszt, Giuseppe Garibaldi, and others. Most are from Paris: Nadar, Carjat, Disd?ri, Reutlinger, Petit, ca. 1860. In-8 (150 x 114 mm). Album of 15 sheets(leaves), each with two portraits. All edges gilted, clasps in brass. Beautiful album of CDV with the portraits of the following famous characters: F?lix Nadar (portrait by himself, in a hot-air balloon); Gustave Dor? (by Pierre Petit); Gustave Courbet (2, by Reutlinger and Leg?); Gioacchino Rossini (by Erwin fr?res); Josef Meyerbeer (by Nadar); Victor Hugo (4, by Petit, Carjat, Badi? and nameless one representing the writer and his grandchildren); Eug?ne Delacroix (by Carjat); Hector Berlioz (by Reutlinger); Jacques Offenbach (2, by Reutlinger and Nadar); Franz Liszt (by Reutlinger); Th?ophile Gautier (by Nadar); George Sand (2, by Nadar); Giuseppe Verdi (2, by Reutlinger and Thi?bault); Giuseppe Garibaldi (2, of which one with N?laton next to Garibaldi with a wound in the foot arisen on August 28th, 1862 to Aspromonte); Alexandre Dumas p?re (3, by Duron, Liebert, Nadar); Abraham Lincoln (by J. Henry, Gen?ve); Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres (2, by Carjat, Disd?ri); Jules Verne (Nadar); Charles-Fran?ois Gounod (Hanfstaengl). / [PHOTOGRAPHIE] -- Album contenant 30 portraits de format "Carte de visite" de personnalit?s (?crivains, peintres, compositeurs, artistes, hommes politiques) dont Abraham Lincoln, Alexandre Dumas p?re, Victor Hugo, Eug?ne Delacroix, Franz Liszt, Giuseppe Garibaldi, et d'autres. Pour la plupart Paris: Nadar, Carjat, Disd?ri, Reutlinger, Petit, ca. 1860. // In-8 (150 x 114 mm). Album de 15 feuilles, chacune avec deux portraits. chagrin rouge de l'?poque, plats orn?s ? froid, tranches dor?es, fermoirs en laiton (petites ?raflures). BEL ALBUM de cartes de visite, avec les portraits des personnages c?l?bres suivants: F?lix Nadar (portrait par lui-m?me, dans une montgolfi?re); Gustave Dor? (par Pierre Petit); Gustave Courbet (2, par Reutlinger et Leg?); Gioacchino Rossini (par Erwin fr?res); Josef Meyerbeer (par Nadar); Victor Hugo (4, par Petit, Carjat, Badi? et un sans nom figurant l'?crivain et ses petits-enfants); Eug?ne Delacroix (par Carjat); Hector Berlioz (par Reutlinger); Jacques Offenbach (2, par Reutlinger et Nadar); Franz Liszt (par Reutlinger); Th?ophile Gautier (par Nadar); George Sand (2, par Nadar); Giuseppe Verdi (2, par Reutlinger et Thi?bault); Giuseppe Garibaldi (2, dont une avec N?laton ? c?t? de Garibaldi avec une blessure au pied survenue le 28 ao?t 1862 ? Aspromonte); Alexandre Dumas p?re (3, par Duron, Liebert, Nadar); Abraham Lincoln (par J. Henry, Gen?ve); Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres (2, par Carjat, Disd?ri); Jules Verne (Nadar); Charles-Fran?ois Gounod (Hanfstaengl). BEAU DOCUMENT HISTORIQUE. Photos disponibles sur demande, Livre

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        On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life.

      John Murray, 1860, Half Leather, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Second EditionSize: 12,5cm x 19cm, Second edition, second issue (there are only a few known copies of the first issue with the title page dated 1859), with the 1860 date and "Fifth Thousand" on title page. Corrections have been made to "Speceies" on p. 20, and "Linnean" is spelled correctly on the title page. One of only 3,000 copies printed in the second edition, on January 7th 1860, after the first edition of 1,250 copies was sold on the day of publication, November 24th 1859. The second and subsequent editions also sold out very quickly. Octavo in twelves. ix, [1, "Instructions to Binder"], 502 pages. Bound without the half-title page. Folding lithographed diagram by William West, indicating Darwin's views of possible sequences of evolution, facing p. 117. Modern three-quarter green crushed morocco over green cloth, gilt decorative rules to covers, spine in six compartments with five raised bands and decorated and lettered in gilt. Paper slightly browned with light foxing on title and preliminary and terminal leaves, occasional light foxing and marginal soiling to sheets. A few marginal pencil marks. Overall, an excellent copy, in a handsome and appropriate binding. One of the most influential scientific works of the nineteenth century, On the Origin of Species was (and still is) one of the most controversial. In it, "Darwin not only drew an entirely new picture of the workings of organic nature; he revolutionized our methods of thinking and our outlook on the natural order of things. The recognition that constant change is the order of the universe had been finally established and a vast step forward in the uniformity of nature had been taken" (Printing and the Mind of Man). Dibner 199 ("the most important single work in science"). Freeman 373 ("the most important biological book ever written"). Garrison and Morton 220. Grolier, 100 English, 96. Grolier/Horblit 23b ("the most influential scientific work of the nineteenth century"). Heirs of Hippocrates 1724. Printing and the Mind of Man 344b [describing the first edition of 1859]. Photos available upon request, Livre

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        "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.

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        Curry & Rice,' On Forty Plates; Or, The Ingredients Of Social Life At 'Our Station' In India.

      London: Day & Son, [c1860?]. - folio. [ff. 44]. 40 tinted lithographed plates (incl. additional title). original blind & gilt-stamped decorative cloth, all edges gilt, rebacked with spine mouned. Third Edition. cfAbbey, Travel, 487. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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