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        The illustrated book of Canaries and cagebirds, British and foreign

      London, Cassell and Comp., 1860, 4to. Text with 56 chromolithographs, num. figs. H.calf.* Nissen IVB, 108. A very fine copy. An important work on Cage-birds. ex-wood 242.

      [Bookseller: Dieter Schierenberg bv]
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        sehr fein ausgeführten Federzeichnungen zum Bau einer Eisenbahnstrecke.

      Ohne Ort, (Ca. 1860).. (35 x 21 cm). 22 (4 w) Bll. Mit ca. 95 aquarellierten Bauzeichnungen. Halbleinwandband der Zeit.. Die Zeichnungen könnten für Lehrzwecke bestimmt gewesen sein, da sie ohne jeden Hinweis auf eine bestimmte Strecke sind. Die Bemaßung und deutschsprachige Beschriftung in sauberer sehr kleiner Schrift. Die Bildgröße von ca. 3 x 3 cm bis zu ca. 15 x 32 cm. Gezeigt werden sehr detailliert Querschnitte der diversen Bahndurchlasse. Unterführungen, Grundierung der Pfosten, Flügel- und Gesims-Schnitte der Mauern, Profile der Wege längs der Bahnstrecke u.a. - Papierbedingt leicht gebräunt, etwas fingerfleckig und angestaubt. Stellenweise mit alten Bleistiftanmerkungen. Einband stark berieben und bestoßen. Insgesamt ordentlich. - Beiliegend: 13 (4w) lose Bll. (18,5 x 12 cm) mit aquarellierten Bauzeichnungen im gleichen Stil.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber]
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        The Art of Cleaning, Dyeing, Scouring and Finishing

      HENRY CAREY BAIRD, PHILADELPHIA 1860 - The Art of Cleaning, Dyeing, Scouring and Finishing. On the most approved English and French Methods; Being Practical Instructions in Dyeing Silks, Wollens, and Cottons, fEather, chips, straw, &c. Scouring and cleaning bed and window curtains, carpets, rugs, &c. French and English cleaning any color or fabric or silk, satin, or damask by Thomas Love. Decorations and title gilted. General wear and rubbed cover. Bookplate in the book. 3 1/2 inch rip on the top rear cover. Good binding. DATE PUBLISHED: 1860 EDITION: 300 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        La marine au XIXe siècle.

      Paris, J. Langlumé, (ca. 1860).Oblong 8vo. Later half calf, original tinted lithographed frontwrapper preserved. With tinted lithographed title-page and 12 tinted lithographed plates by G. Paulon.* The artist was 'dessinateur du voyage autour du monde du C. Amiral Dumont-Durville'. The plates depict: Le Friedland, vaisseau de 1e rang en panne à l'entrée du Bosphores; L' Empératrice du Brésil à la cape sous son grand hunier au bas ris; Le clipper France et Brésil à l'entrée de la rade de Rio de Janeiro; Le chaptal corvette à hélice au Mouillage de Nauplie; Le Napoléon vaisseau à hélice de 950 chevaux en rade de Toulon; Arrivée de l'escadre Franco-Anglaise à la baie de Kalamita; L'Agamemnon et le Mogador en chroisière à l'entrée du goulet de Sébastopol; l'escadre alliée bombarde les forts extérieurs de Sébastopol; Vue de port de Balaklava; etc. - Rare complete set in fine condition.Polak 5516Bis.

      [Bookseller: Gert Jan BESTEBREURTJE]
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        Cavalry; It's History and Tactics.

      Bosworth., London. 1860 - -xvi,342pp. 5 plates, two fold outs. Light wear, rebound but not recent, small tears to leather spine but generally a nice clean copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Parveen Papers]
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        Gesamtans., "Neuenburg gegen Abend".

      . kol. Lithographie m. Tonplatte v. Federer n. Bach b. Ebner in Stgt., 1860, 19,3 x 26,5. Schefold 5605.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Engraved Portrait in steel-plate mezzotint

      Philadelphia: [no publisher named] [no date: 1860s]. - A sheet of cream cotton rag paper. 13.9 x 11.1 inches. Image: 11.1 x 9.3 in. Oval: 9.1 in. high. Near Fine with some minor wrinkles to lower margin; 4 tiny pin-holes: 1 in left margin, 3 in background just below top margin; these are visible only with light in rear of the paper. This is a magnificent early engraving of Lincoln. The photos give an outline of what to expect, but they don’t convey the full experience. There is no Victorian bric-a-brac, family members, Cabinet members, etc. to distract attention from the man himself. He is dignified in dress, but the light and focus are on his great strength of character combined with traces of youth in his forehead and his unruly hair. A commanding vital presence in exceptionally well-preserved condition; will be mailed between sheets of masonite for highest security in shipping. William Sartain (1843-1924) was the son of John Sartain (1808-1897) who came from England to become a central figure in the artistic life and establishment in Philadelphia during most of the 19th century; he was especially influencial in promoting mezzotints as an effective and popular form of illustration in books and magazines, as well as in separate prints; 4 of his children became artists. William went to high school and the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts with Thomas Eakins and they remained friends for life; they traveled together to Europe in 1868. William studied there until 1875, when he returned to America and settled in New York where he pursued a long and successful career as a painter much influenced by contemporary French art. The National Portrait Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution holds 7 portraits by William Sartain, all related to the Civil War: Jefferson Davis, Stonewall Jackson, Lincoln and Family, Grant and Family, Robert E. Lee, General P.G.T. Beauregard, and General George Thomas.

      [Bookseller: Silver Swan Company]
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        SOUVENIRS DE MADAME DE CAYLUS

      J. Techener, Paris 1860 - Unique, Original, and Absolutely Elegant. 197 x 121 mm (7 3/4 x 4 3/4"). 2 p.l., xlv, [iii], 268, [4] pp. "Nouvelle Edition," THE ONLY COPY PRINTED ON VELLUM. LOVELY CONTEMPORARY TAN MOROCCO, SUMPTUOUSLY GILT, BY HARDY (stamp-signed in gilt on front turn-in), covers gilt with wide dentelle frame composed of many floral and scrolling tools, gilt arms of the 12th Duke of Hamilton (1845-95) at center of each cover, raised bands, spine richly gilt, one black and one maroon morocco label, all edges gilt. WITH FIVE INSERTED SEPIA PEN-AND-WASH DRAWINGS THAT WERE USED AS THE ORIGINAL ARTWORK FOR THE ENGRAVINGS in this work. Each page ruled in gold. Brunet I, 1705. Three tiny dark spots on front covering, a hint of humpbacked bowing to boards (as is typical of books on vellum), but AN EXTREMELY FINE COPY, the binding lustrous and virtually unworn, and the vellum quite clean, fresh, and bright. This is a unique copy of an appropriately luxurious edition of the memoirs of a noblewoman raised at the court of the Sun King. In the text Madame de Caylus (1673-1729) offers an insider's account at perhaps the most glittering court Europe has ever known. As the cousin of Madame de Maintenon, Louis XIV's morganatic wife, she was privy to all the intrigues surrounding the royal household. The fine drawings here are: the portrait of Madame de Caylus after a painting by Daullé in her lifetime; Madame de Montespan acting as Femme de Chambre to Mademoiselle de la Vallière; Reconciliation of the King with Madame de Montespan; Promenade of Madame de Maintenon and Madame de Montchevreuil in the Forest of Fontainebleu; and the Prince de Condé seized with smallpox. This work was first published by Voltaire in 1770, but the present edition is considered the best. Given this item's extraordinarily handsome binding, its distinction as the only copy printed on vellum, and the presence of the drawings used for the engravings to illustrate the work, one could not imagine a more sumptuous or a more special copy. "Nouvelle Edition," THE ONLY COPY PRINTED ON VELLUM [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Where can my nieces be?

      n.p., ca. 1860 - Hablot K. Browne, "Phiz" (1815-1882) was an illustrator, painter, sporting artist and cartoonist. His career began in 1836 with his illustrations to Dickens's Sunday Under Three Heads, which led to his being selected to illustrate Pickwick Papers, and to a collaboration with Dickens lasting 28 years and involving 13 books. He was a prolific contributor to Punch, and other periodicals, where his cartoons and comic touch elicited enormous popularity. This is a particularly fresh and bright example of his work, probably done toward the end of his cartooning career (13 x 9-1/2 inches). Original watercolour and pencil, signed "Phiz" and inscribed as title. Fine condition. Bryant and Heneage, p. 35. Provenance: B.F. Stevens & Brown, Ltd., London; New Yorker cartoonist Claude Smith [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Raccolta di 6 opere.

      Paris-Rouen, 1860 - Contiene: Nouvelles expériences sur la génération spontanée et la résistance vitale. Paris, Masson, 1864. Pp. xv (1) 256. Con figure nel testo ed una tavola in litografia a doppia pagina. Edizione originale. DSB XI pp. 109/110: "Pouchet's most significant work is Nouvelles expériences de génération spontanée et la résistance vitale (1864), a sequel to the Hétérogénie of 1859. The lasting value of the work of Pouchet and his supporters was that it gave a great impetus to improving experimental technique in microbiology, which contributed to the rapid development of the subject during the last decades of the nineteenth century". Unito a: Etudes sur la genèse spontanée. Pp. (28). Estratto. Unito a: Gènérations spontanées. Etat de la question en 1860. Paris, Malteste, 1861. Pp. (2) 34. Con invio autografo dell'autore (a M. Bazin). Unito a: Lois fondamentales de la genèse spontanée et démonstration expérimentale de l'inanité de la panspermie. Rouen, 1862. Pp. 11 (1). Unito a: Nouvelles expériments sur les animaux pseudo-ressuscitants. S.n.t. (Rouen 1862). Pp. 31 (1). Unito a; Générations spontanées. Rouen, Lapierre, 1863. Pp. 32. Sei opere in un volume di cm. 23,5, legatura del tempo in mezza pergamena con punte e titoli in oro su tassello al dorso. Carte a tratti un po' fiorite, peraltro ben conservato. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        Rural Life in Bengal;

      London: W. Thacker & Co.,, 1860. Illustrative of Anglo-Indian Suburban Life; More Particularly in Connection with the Planter and Peasantry, the Varied Produce of the Soil & Seasons, with Copious Details of the Culture & Manufacture of Indigo. Letters from an Artist to His Sisters in England. By the Author of "Anglo-Indian Domestic Life" … etc. Tall octavo. Original dark blue bead-grained cloth, title gilt to spine and to the upper board with a gilt block of an Indian ploughman, cream surface-paper endpapers. Lithographed frontispiece map, coloured in outline, over 160 vignetted steel-engraved illustrations to the text. A little rubbed at the extremities, light toning and the occasional spot of foxing, but overall a very good copy indeed in the attractive publisher's binding. First edition. Uncommon. "Composed in eight letters to his sisters, Grant has provided a description of his tour of rural life in the Indian mofussil [back-country] …" (Riddick) Sympathetic and entertaining description of Anglo-Indian officialdom, its habits and customs; archaic rural practices, social customs and ways of life, manufacturing and trade, with attractive engravings depicting village life, indigo manufacture, rural labour and so forth. Colesworthy Grant was for a time the drawing master at the Bengal Engineering College and Presidency College, and was well-known for his series of lithographed portraits of Bengal notabilities published in the India Review and Bengal Sporting Journal.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Lives and Speeches of Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin

      Follett, Foster & Co., 15C 1860 - This specific hardback book is in good condition with a brown design embossed hard board cover that has some moderate wear to the edges and corners (through to the board) with slight bumping and some scuffing to the cover boards and spine. It has a tight, intact sewn-in binding with no interior cracks. The pages are slightly yellowed with age and contain some underlining throughout. The acids from the pages have caused only minmal stains mainly around the illustrations. There are only a few pages which are not completely intact. This is a rare and remarkable book and is in good condition. We package all books in custom cardboard book boxes and ship daily with tracking numbers. ; This is an original edition of this very rare book and was issued prior to his presidency during the year he was nominated. The lithographed rendition of Lincoln at the front of the book depicts a much younger man than usually depicted and without beard. Hamlin served as Lincoln's Vice President. Although Lincoln was the 17th President Hamlin was the 15th Vice President of the United States and was the first Republican Vice President. He also served as Governor of Maine and is now buried in Bangor. An illustration of Hamlin is also contained within the book. The book also depicts the Republican Wigwam in Chicago. An inscription on the first blank end page of the book reads as follows: "To Mifs Laura A. Platt from Buckwheat Cakes, Aug 25/60(1860)" ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 320 pages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dr. Bookman- Books Packaged in Cardboard]
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        Umgegend von Verden. Blatt 1." "Umgegend von Verden. Blatt 2." Folge von 2 Kartenblättern

      Lithographien um 1860. 53x38 cm. und 51 x 30 cm. 2 Kartenblätter zusammen - Das nördliche erste Blatt zeigt das Gebiet zwischen Schülingen, Brammer, Kirchlinteln, Eitze, Verden und Dauelsen; das südliche zweite Blatt das Gebiet um die Orte Kirchlinteln, Weitzmühlen, Luttum, Hohenaverbergen und Eitze. Detaillierte Karte mit Teilen der Verdener Heide, eingezeichnet sind u.a. die Moore, Berge, Mühlen, Fähren, Eisenbahnlinien, Straßen, Alleen und Gehölze. Blatt 2 mit 2 kurzen hinterlegten Randeinrissen.

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        Map of the Five Cities of New York, Brooklyn, Jersey City, Hoboken & Hudson City.

      Valentine, D.T., New York 1860 - This is a set of two maps: Plate 1: 610mm x 711mm (24" x 28")Plate 2: 620mm x 707mm (24 3/8" x 27 7/8"), Size : , Original Hand Coloring Excellent; some light age toning

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        Eigenh. Schriftstück mit U.

      Paris, 21. Juli 1860.. 1 S. 8vo.. &quote;Recu de Mr Stevens la somme de Deux Mille francs en a compte sur six Mille [ ]&quote;.

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        Passauer Album mit 24 lithographischen Ansichten der Stadt und Umgebung.

      Passau, P. Moseder o. J. (um 1860).. 11 x 18 cm. Lith. Tit. u. 24 Ansichten auf Tafeln (Kreidelithographien mit Tonplatte nach Zeichnungen von S. Sohn). Schwarzer Pappband d. Zt. m. goldgepr. Titel u. Filete auf Vorderdeckel sowie blindgepr. Deckelrahmen. Ecken u. Kapitale etw. bestoßen u. berieben, Vorsätze etw. gegilbt, Tit. u. Tafeln geringf. braunfleckig.. Sehr seltenes, reizendes Album von Passau und den umgebenden Ortschaften. Der genannte Künstler S. Sohn ist nicht bei Thieme/Becker u. auch nicht bei anderen uns zugänglichen Bibliografien genannt. - Die Ansichten zeigen: Passau Spitzberg / Passau Ilzstadt / Passau Innseite (2) / Innstadt Passau / Friedhof Passau / Passau Niederhaus / Bahnbrücke Passau / Dom v. Passau / Bahnhof Passau / Hals bei Passau / Kloster Neuhaus / Bad Höhenstadt / Bad Kellberg /Kellberg / Osterhofen / Vilshofen /Scheerding / Hauzenberg / Freudensee bei Hauzenberg / Freinberg / Schardenberg / Neuburg / Büchlberg.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker]
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        Untersuchungen über die Entstehung der Missbildungen zunächst in den Eiern der Vögel.

      . Berlin, Druck und Verlag von Georg Reimer, 1860, 8°, XII, 260 pp., mit 107 z.T. farb. Abbildungen auf 12 Tafeln, Saffian-Halbldereinband mit 5 Bünden, Rückenvergoldung und marmor. Deckelbezügen; feines Exemplar.. First Edition of "The first monograph on experimental teratology" Warkany, Congenital Malformations, p.18 - A beautiful illustrated and very interesting volume on malformations and abnormalities by Peter Ludwig Panum (1820-1855), the great Danish physician, which is best remembered for his report on the epidemic of measles in the Faroes. In this monograph Panum said that Wolff was the first to represent abnormal development. Panum ponted out, for one thing, that malformations may be produced experimentally in a chicken foetus on exposure of the egg to certain conditions of temperature, showing the foetal malformations are not necessarily depended upon hereditary factors. The studies of Panum on monsters were highly admired by his contemporaries. - See Meisen, Danish Scientist, pp.134-137; Meyer, The Rise of Embryology, 225-26; Unrecorded by Waller, Osler. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat für Medizin - Fritz-Dieter S]
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        L’Italie, Collection des sites les plus renommés et des Monuments le plus remarquables de ce pays. Recueil de vues dessinées d’après nature et lithographiées par Deroy.,

      Paris, Jeannin o.D. [um 1860]. - Die Tafeln, die Deroy (1797-1886) nach der Natur zeichnete u. eigenhändig lithographierte (Größe der Darstellung ca 23 x 27 cm) zeigen: 1. Rom, Piazza Navona. 2. Rom, Trinita di Monti. 3. Rom, Arco di Settimio Severo. 4. Rom, Foro Romano. 5. Rom, Ponte Rotto. 6. Rom, Campo Vaccino. 7. Rom, Castel e Ponte S. Angelo. 8. Rom, Colonna Trajana. 9. Rom, S. Pietro. 10. Rom, Veduta del Tempio della Pace. 11. Rom, Arco di Constantino. 12. Rom, Avanzi del Tempio di Giove Statore. 13. Rom, Avanzi del foro di Nerva. 14. Rom, Arco di Tito. 15. Rom, Pantheon. 16. Rom, Tempio di Antonino e Faustina. 17. Lago di Como. 18. Milano, Arco della Pace.19. Milano, Corso di Servi. 20. Milano, Il Duomo. gr.-querfolio (29 x 35,8 cm). Titel, 20 lithographische Tafeln, HFrzBd., Ecken u. Rücken etw. berieben. Die Tafeln breitrandig, teils etw. stockfl.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker]
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        L'Italie, Collection des sites les plus renommes et des Monuments le plus remarquables de ce pays. Recueil de vues dessinees d'apres nature et lithographiees par Deroy.

      Paris, Jeannin o.D. [um 1860].. gr.-querfolio (29 x 35,8 cm). Titel, 20 lithographische Tafeln, HFrzBd., Ecken u. Rücken etw. berieben. Die Tafeln breitrandig, teils etw. stockfl.. Die Tafeln, die Deroy (1797-1886) nach der Natur zeichnete u. eigenhändig lithographierte (Größe der Darstellung ca 23 x 27 cm) zeigen: 1. Rom, Piazza Navona. 2. Rom, Trinita di Monti. 3. Rom, Arco di Settimio Severo. 4. Rom, Foro Romano. 5. Rom, Ponte Rotto. 6. Rom, Campo Vaccino. 7. Rom, Castel e Ponte S. Angelo. 8. Rom, Colonna Trajana. 9. Rom, S. Pietro. 10. Rom, Veduta del Tempio della Pace. 11. Rom, Arco di Constantino. 12. Rom, Avanzi del Tempio di Giove Statore. 13. Rom, Avanzi del foro di Nerva. 14. Rom, Arco di Tito. 15. Rom, Pantheon. 16. Rom, Tempio di Antonino e Faustina. 17. Lago di Como. 18. Milano, Arco della Pace.19. Milano, Corso di Servi. 20. Milano, Il Duomo.

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        MÁLAGA. 1850. / Vue prise du fort de gibralfaro / Vista tomada del fuerte Gibralfaro

      París 1860 - Ports de Mer d Europe - Espagne.Paris: L. Turgis Rue des Ecoles, c.1850. Mágnífica vista del Málaga dieciochesco, con la catedral y el puerto dominando la composición. Tipos malageños y arquitecturas. Oxidaciones marginales sin afectar imagen. 320 x 480 mm huella / 470 x 600 nmm papel.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA MARGARITA DE DIOS]
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        Adventures and Observations on the West Coast of Africa, and Its Islands. Historical and Descriptive Sketches of Madeira, Canary, Biafra and Cape Verd Islands

      Mobile, [Alabama]: John F. Early, Agent. 1860. First. First edition. Octavo. 479, [1]pp. Publisher's cloth stamped in blind and titled in gilt. Imprint of the English edition affixed to the bottom of the dedication page, else just about fine, housed in a custom chemise and quarter morocco slipcase. Inscribed by the author to President Ulysses S. Grant on the pastedown: "To his Excellency President Grant: With the sincere prayer that in spite of all conventions of traitors, he may, by the blessings of God, be 'Our President' for the next Decade; and this he will be, if the people are allowed to speak but their wants & wishes; and with the sincere confidence, & respect of his unseen friend, The Author. On his farm near Griffin, Ga." On the front fly is a rather less formal Inscription from the author: "For the Presidents [sic] Private Library from Charlie Thomas. St. Bride's Plantation. Griffin, Georgia." .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Mehrere Auszüge von Gesetzen in Bezug auf den Lootsendienst. Sammlung von Auszügen aus den Gesetzen sowie Tarife und Unterscheidungszeichen (Fahnen) der 6 verschiedenen Distrikte in Bezug auf den Lootsendienst.

      Stralsund, ohne Verlag,1860.. 23x15 cm. Bibliotheks- Kartoneinband mit Bibliotheksrückenschild oben. Etwas berieben und bestoßen. Innen leicht gebräunt, stellenweise etwas stockfleckig. Guter Zustand. Vorsatzseite mit Stempel und hs. Eintrag: Stempel-Gesetz von alter Hand.. Inhalt: Die erste Seite ist eine mehrf. gef. Tafeln mit dem handschriftlichen Gesetzestext(auszug), in Faksimile, des Lootsengesetzes Nr. 80, 1860. 1. Auszug, 23 S.: Auszug aus dem Gesetz vom 20sten August 1859, in Bezug auf den Lootsendienst für Seeschiffe von Wilhelm III. mit einer doppelseitigen Tariftabelle von Lootsengeldern und Gebühren von Noord-Voorland auf Dünkirchen, sowie zahlreichen weiteren Tabellen mit Tarifen (Binnenlootsengeld, Anwendung des Tarifs etc.). Anschließend: Bestimmungen für die Anwendung der Tarife von Lootsengeldern. 2. Auszug, weiter paginiert (ab S. 30, davor ohne Paginierung) bis S. 55: Auszug aus dem Allgemeinen Reglement den Lootsendienst im Königreich der Niederlande betreffend: I. Verwaltung und Eintheilung. II. Von Ausstellung und Entlassung, Unterscheidungszeichen und Besoldung. III. Pflichten des Lootsen-Personals und des Schiffführers. IV. Bezahlung von Tag- und Reisegeldern. V. Von Differenzen, Strafauferlegung und von der befugten Rechtsgewalt. Schluss-Artikel. Seiten 52-55 (nach Schluss-Artikel): Schemen von Lootsen-Certificaten, zufolge Art. 72 des Allgemeinen Reglements, den Lootsen-Dienst betreffend. 3. Auszug, 2 S.: Tarif von Vergütung für Reise- und Verbleibkosten, die Lootsen betreffend. Anschließend 2 Blatt mit "Unterscheidungs-Zeichen für die Lootsenfahrzeuge der verschiedenen Districte". Abgebildet sind hier 6 farbige Fahnen. 4. Auszug, 3 S.: Auszug aus dem speciellen Reglement, den Lootsendienst im I. District betreffend. Friesisches Seeloch und Ems. 5. Auszug, 4 S.: Auszug aus dem speciellen Reglement, den Lootsendienst im II. District betreffend. Terschelling und das Vlie. 6. Auszug, 5 S., 1 w. Bl.: Auszug aus dem speciellen Reglement, den Lootsendienst im III. District betreffend. Texel. 7. Auszug, 11 S.: Auzug aus dem speciellen Reglement, den Lootsendienst im IV. und V. District betreffend. Goedereede, Maas und Brouwershaven. 8. Auszug, 6 S., 1 w. Bl.: Auszug aus dem speciellen Reglement, den Lootsendienst im VI. District betreffend. Mündungen der Schelde. Am Ende sind noch 4 linierte Blätter für Notizen hinzugefügt.

      [Bookseller: P. u. P. Hassold OHG]
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        FRENCH WINES AND VINEYARDS; and the way to find them.

      London, Houlston and Wright, 1860.FIRST EDITION 1860, 8vo, approximately 190 x 125 mm, 7½ x 5 inches, pages: xv, (1), 1 - 240, including index, bound in the original publisher's mauve cloth, gilt lettering to upper cover and spine, pale yellow endpapers. Spine faded, sides unevenly faded, cloth slightly stained and slightly spotted, gilt on spine dull, head and tail of spine slightly worn with tiny nicks to cloth, armorial bookplate on front pastedown, modern bookplate on front endpaper, pale foxing to reverse of endpapers and to half - title, a very occasional pale fox spot within. A good plus clean copy of a rare Redding title. Gabler, Wine into Words, page 221, G33930; Bitting, Gastronomic Bibliography page 391. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        19TH C. OIL PAINTING ON CANVAS - HEAD OF SYNDICS, AFTER REMBRANDT

      c. 1860-1880. Art. Painting size: 30" x 25"; Frame size: 35" x 29"; This painting is in its original 19th century frame. The painting is in excellent condition with no damage. A piece of the frame detail is broken off on the right side but in very good condition overall. .

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        Sheet Music- Danse Rustique, Golden Pippin Schottisch, Polka, Souvenir: Mazurka De Salon

      Privately Printed, USA 1860 - PRivately Bound sheet music published between. Bound in 3/4 morocco with raised bands. The music is arranged for Piano. Most are published in American cities, but other cities include Paris, Leipzig, The works are: Danse Rustique a la Gigue, by William Mason- 1860; Piccolomini, by Ch. W. Sabatier- 1859; Danse Feerique, by Joseph Ascher; La Danses Des Fees D' Apres F. Godraoid Rapsodie, by Alfred Jaell; Arioso Schottisch, by Charles A. Eimer- 1862; Golden Pippin Schottisch, by Miss E. Garland- 1859; Bell Brandon Schottisch, by F. W. Smith- 1860; Brigade Polka, by Mrs. Kate Voullaire- 1862; Any Thing Polka, by T. M. Brown- 1862; Sounds from Marion: Escala Polka, by Frankwood- 1858; Belles of St. Louis, by Aug. Cockel- 1854; L' Elegance: Polka Molodique, by G. Kuhe; Polka, by Fr. Burgmuller; Trois Mazurkas Opus 5, by Jacques Blumenthal- 1869; Trois Mazurkas Opus 9, by JAcque Blumethal; Annie: Plka Mazurka, by Franz Staab- 1861; Soirees Elysees, by Theodore Oesten; The Fairy of the Roses, by Fr. Burgmuller; Souvenir: Mazurka de Salon, by W. G. Blackwood- 1857. Inside the front cover is a handwritten catalogue of the works with composers. The book is generally worn. The leather on the spine is be detached on one hinge. Hinges worn. Binding is tight though. Endpapers are creased. Pages are generally very good but have some light tanning, but no foxing. There are several intricate black & white illustrated covers for the piano works. Some are very beautiful. There is one exquisite, extremely detailed full-color hand colored illustration before "Golden Pippin Schottisch" of 4 women and a child picking apples in a forest near a meadow with it's own publishing date of 1858. "The Brigade Polka" was published during the Civil War. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bound Volume of Handbills for Musical Performances at two German theaters: W. Diehm's Forsyth Street Conzert-halle and Steuben Haus in New York City

      [New York]: Lauter & Becker. 1860-1862. Octavo. Quarter calf and marbled papercovered boards. Text in German. Spine perished, both boards detached, modest foxing and small chips and stains, particularly on the last couple of handbills, overall good or better. The volume contains 46 handbills for German musical comedies and light operas, as follows: 40 handbills printed rectos only for Wilhelm Diehm's Forsyth St. Conzert-halle (hand-numbered 2-41; apparently one is lacking) and six handbills printed rectos only for Steuben Haus in the Bowery (hand-numbered 42-47). Each show seems to have run for a week or two, and as they run consecutively, one can be reasonably certain that Steuben Haus suceeded the Forsyth Street Conzert-halle. The proprietor of Forsyth Street is listed as Nathaniel Rosenbaum, but Steuben Haus was founded and run by Sixtus Ludwig Kapff, a Wuerttemberg revolutionist who was forced to flee to the U.S when the 1848 movement was crushed. He served briefly in the Union Army before returning to New York City to found his theater. During the 19th Century, New York had the third largest German population of any city in the world, and musical theatre played an important role in the immigrant population's community, and one imagines even more so during the Civil War. Perhaps because of the language barriers, surprisingly little research has been done on the subject. A nice volume of ephemeral handbills that helps illustrate the vibrancy of the German musical theatre in daily immigrant life. .

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        The Surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown. A.D. 1781.

      [Philadelphia]: Illman Brothers, [c. 1860]. - Single sheet, (20 ½ x 26 inches). Fine engraving with original hand-color in full (a few marginal tears, some repaired). First edition. A beautifully hand-colored engraving after the painting by Dumaresq. This important scene depicts Cornwallis's surrender to Washington after the Battle of Yorktown, and names the important figures in the scene below: Comte de Custine, Duc de Laval Montmorency, Duc de Lauzun, Major General O'Hara, Comte de Deuxponts, Comte de Rochambeau, Marquis de Lafayette, General Washington, General Lincoln, Baron Steuben, and General H. Knox. Major General O'Hara, substituting for General Cornwallis, is shown handing his sword to the Comte de Rochambeau, who is standing next to General Washington. Dumaresq was a French painter known mainly for his religious and military subjects. The Illman Brothers were prolific mid-nineteenth century engravers whose work dealt with historical subjects as well as fashion. For more information about this lithograph, or a warm welcome to see it and other books and engravings in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Megan Scauri, M.A., M.L.S., in the Rare Book Department. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Autograph Note / Page from Book, Signed and Inscribed to His First Wife by THEODOR HERZL, the Founder and Leader of the First Organized Zionist Movement

      - (1860-1904). Hungarian-born, Austrian Jewish writer; founder and leader of the first organized Zionist movement. ANS. ("Th. Herzl"). ¼p. 8vo. N.p., July 25, 1887. An inscribed page removed from a book. In German with translation. "Miss Julie and Helene Naschauer, my excellent listeners." Herzl wrote for the Tageblatt through the fall of 1887 and in the following year published his second collection of essays, The Book of Folly. In 1889 Herzl married Julie Naschauer, almost 10 years his junior. Though their marriage was not a happy one it produced three children and endured until his death a decade and a half later. As Paris correspondent for the influential Neue Freie Presse, Herzl observed French anti-Semitism close at hand during the infamous Dreyfus Affair - the 1894 arrest, conviction and exile of an innocent French-Jewish army officer whose trial Herzl covered for the newspaper. During this period Herzl wrote a drama about Jewish-Christian relations called The Ghetto becoming convinced of the need to establish a Jewish homeland. His most influential work, The Jewish State published in early 1896, was a practical argument and outline for the realization of such a nation. The first Zionist congress convened in Basel in 1897 and established the World Zionist Congress under Herzl's direction. Darkly written on a browned excised flyleaf. A lovely association item in very good condition. * All our items are sent via Federal Express. Additional postage may be necessary. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Marble Fawn: or The Romance of Monte Beni - Original brown boxed set 2 Vol.

      Ticknor and Fields 1860 - Ticknor and Fields, Boston, 1860. 2 Vol., Vol. I 283 pages plus 16 pages of advertisements, Vol. II 284 pages. Brown cloth embossesed covers with bright gilt lettering to spine. Both volumes have slight mottleing and minor discoloration. Vol. I front board tips worn through, Vol.II the same but more minor. The interior is clean and unmarked with a suggestion of toning to some page edges. The bindings are solid, tight and still flexible. The original case is complete and tight. The cloth is beginning to lift from the board at the top and bottom of the rear. The most disappointing problem is the moisture spotting over the rear section of the case. Before purchasing please ask for any photos that would instruct or ease your mind. NOT EX-LIBRARY [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        JOURNAL POUR RIRE, JOURNAL AMUSANT. JOURNAL ILLUSTRE. JOURNAL D'IMAGES, JOURNAL COMIQUE, CRITIQUE, SATIRIQUE, ETC., DIRIGE PAR CH. PHILIPON, FONDATEUR DE LA MAISON AUBERT ET CIE, DU CHARIVARI, DE LA CARICATURE POLITIQUE, DU MUSEE PHILIPON, DES MODES PARISIENNES, ETC.

      SANS NOM. 1860-1861. - 104 NUMEROS IN-FOLIO DE 8 PAGES CHACUN, FORMANT LES ANNEES 1860 ET 1861 COMPLETES, RELIES EN 2 VOLUMES (43 X 31 X 7 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON), RELIURE D'EPOQUE 1/2 BASANE VERTE, DOS LISSE ORNE DE FILETS DORES, TITRE DORE. DU NUMERO 210 DU 7 JANVIER 1860 AU NUMERO 313 DU 28 DECEMBRE 1861. ILLUSTRATIONS DE BARIC, BELIN, DAMOURETTE, DARJOU, GUSTAVE DONJEAN, GREVIN, CARLO GRIPP, LEDRAD, EUSTACHE LORSAY, MARCELIN, E. MOREL, MICHEL NOEL, NADAR, OULEVAY, PELCOQ, PENOVILLE, RANDON, EDOUARD RIOU, OCTAVIE ROSSIGNON, STOP, WATTS PHILIPS. RELIE AVEC "LE MUSEE FRANCAIS", ANNEE 1860 COMPLETE, SOIT 12 NUMEROS, DU NUMERO 61, JANVIER 1860 AU NUMERO 73, DECEMBRE 1860. PETITES TRACES D'USURE EXTERIEURE SANS GRAVITE, SINON BEL EXEMPLAIRE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Souvenirblatt, Rose von Potsdam.

      . Stahlstich b. Adler in Hamburg, um 1860, Durchmesser 25 cm.. Nicht bei Drescher/Kroll. Selten! Vergl. auch dazu den Aufsatz v. Hans Stula. "Souvenir - Veduten in Rosenform", erschienen in Lüneburger Beiträge zur Vedutenforschung, S. 143. - Zum Blatt: Es handelt sich um ein rundes Faltblatt ( 8-fach faltbar ). Das Deckblatt hat eine farblithogr., geprägte und aufgeklebte Rosenstrauchdarstellung und 12 Ansichten ( 9 von Potsdam und 3 von Berlin ), rückseitig dann weitere 16 Ansichten ( 15 von Potsdam, 1 Ansicht von Berlin ).

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        Recherches sur le lieu de la Bataille d'Attila en 451. Ornées d'une carte géographique et de planches chromolithographiques.

      De L'Imprimerie de Jules Claye 1860 - In 4°(25,5 x 33,5) - Pagine (4), 58. Apparato iconografico: - N. 1 Mappa Geografica - N. 8 Figure incise nel testo - N. 6 Tavole Cromolitografiche Studio di approfondimento scritto dall'archeologo Achille Peigné-Delecourt in relazione alla scoperta (1842) del "Tesoro di Pouan" costituito da uno scheletro di un guerriero sepolto con le sue spade e i suoi preziosi ornamenti: il Peignè argomenta il ritrovamento collegando le spoglie al Re Visigoto Teodorico I. A questa sua attribuzione segue un' ampia polemica sulla natura dei manufatti. Attualmente il tesoro è conservato nel Museo Saint-Loup della città di Troyes. La legatura coeva in mezza tela rossa con angoli: piatti marmorizati. Qualche arrossamento delle carte ma stato di OTTIMO

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        Cours elementaire d'Astronomie. Concordant avec les articles du Programme official pour l' enseignement de la Cosmographie dans les Lycees

      Paris, 1860 - Inscribed on half-title "à M. Becquerel de l'[auteur], témoignage de respectueuse affection Ch. Delaunay." The recipient is likely Antoine César Becquerel (1788-1878), a pioneer in the study of electricity and first in a line of distinguished scientists (his grandson, Henri Bequerel, won the Nobel prize in physics in 1903). Charles- Eugène Delaunay (1816- 1872) was an astonomer and mathematician, and member of the French Académie des Sciences Troisième édition. 8vo. 644 pp. Contemporary quarter black morocco and marbled boards. Slight rubbing to extremities [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TA., Münster, "Münster in Ulm".

      . farb. Lithographie n. u. v. Blotnitzki ( Farbendruck v. Carl Ebner Stuttgart ) b. G. Ebner'sche Kunst & Musikhdlg., um 1860, 42,5 x 30,7 (H). Schefold, Nr. 9953. - Seltene Ansicht in bester Erhaltung.

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        Actor Triptych

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

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        Demokratische Studien. Unter Mitwirkung von L. Bamberger, Karl Grün, Moritz Hartmann, Friedrich Kapp, F. Lassalle, Michelet, H. B. Oppenheim, Ludwig Simon, Adolf Stahr, Carl Vogt u. a. (hrsg. von Ludwig Walesrode). 2 Bände (alles). VII, 487; XII, 554 S., 1 Bl. Gute Halblederbde d. Z. mit Rückentitel und Rückenvergoldung.

      Hamburg, Otto Meißner, 1860-1861.. . Erste Ausgabe des gemeinsamen politisch-literarischen Unternehmens demokratisch und kritisch-liberal gesinnter deutscher Schriftsteller, vollständig mit beiden Jahrgängen sehr selten. Mit zahlreichen Erstdrucken, darunter: Ferdinand Lassalle (Fichtes politisches Vermächtniß und die neueste Gegenwart - Andreas A 33; Gotthold Ephraim Lessing - Andreas A 28), C. Vogt (Ein Blick auf das jetzige Genf), L. Simon (Deutschland und seine beiden Großmächte; Der preußische Constitutionalismus), Karl Grün (Die jüngste Literatur-Bewegung in Frankreich), Arnold Ruge (Der asiatische Geist in seiner Herrschaft über Europa), M. Hartmann (Bruchstücke revolutionärer Erinnerungen - Die Achtundvierziger in den Vereinigten Staaten). - Titel gestempelt. Durchgehend mehr oder weniger stockfleckig. - Stammhammer I 242. Friedlaender 220 (nur Band 1). Nicht bei Borst.

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        [ALS]: From Georgia Representative Howell Cobb to Eugene Hardy (Belgian Minister), relating to the Southern Direct Trade movement, May 10, 1860

      (Perry, GA). (1860). ALS. Quarto. 1p. (of 4, with address on p. 4). Light blue ruled laid paper. From Georgia Representative Howell Cobb, one of the founders of the Confederate States of America, to Eugene le Hardy, the Belgian Minister Plenipotentiary, relating to the Southern Direct Trade movement. Posted from Perry, Georgia to Washington, DC. The postal stamp or post mark is neatly clipped, else near fine with light creasing from when the sheet was originally folded into an envelope and sealed with a wax seal. An important letter written not long before Cobb formally ceased to be a Unionist, and became a leader of the Secession movement. After resigning as U.S. Secretary of Treasury in December 1860, Cobb became President of the convention of the seceded states that drafted a constitution for the new Confederacy, and served as Speaker and President of the Confederate Provisional Congress. When war broke out he resigned to join the Confederate Army as Colonel of the 16th Georgia Infantry, and later became a major general. After the war Cobb resumed his law practice and refused to participate in public affairs until he received a Presidential pardon, which came in 1868. .

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        Eigenh. musikalisches Albumblatt mit Widmung, Notenzeile und U. ("HLeonard").

      Utrecht, 4. März 1860.. ½ S. Gr.-8vo.. Vier Takte aus seinem 4. Konzert. - Leonard befand sich zu jener Zeit (und das schon seit 1852) mit seiner Gattin, der Sängerin Antonia Sitches de Mendi (geb. 1827, eine Nichte von Manuel Garcia) auf Konzertreisen durch Europa; 1866 ließ er sich bleibend in Paris nieder. "Seit 1866 wandte Leonard sich mehr und mehr der Kammermusik zu und widmete ihr bis etwa 1881 seine Haupttätigkeit in Konzerten und Salons. Gleichzeitig beschäftigte er sich mit der Methodik und verfaßte seine didaktischen Werke, in denen er die berühmte Methode Leonard' für Violine aufstellte [...] Die Pariser Stellung Leonards war so gesichert, daß er 1879 das Angebot des Brüsseler Konservatoriums zurückweisen konnte, die Meisterklasse zu übernehmen, die Vieuxtemps und Wieniawski bis vor kurzem geleitet hatten" (MGG VIII, 630). Zu seinen Schülern gehörten u. a. Henri Marteau und Paul Viardot.

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        The Universal Decorator A Complete Guide To Ornamental Design including Designs for Cabinet Makers, Wood Carvers, Metal Workers, Birmingham, Sheffield and the Potteries. Scrolls, Panels and General Ornament, Alphabets, Initials and Monograms

      London: Houlston & Wright, No Date (circa 1860). First edition.. Thick 4to. (11 x 9 inches). pp.xi + 512 + 2 (plates). Coloured frontis with tissue guard (browned), profuse coloured, b/w, & monochrome plates and text illusts. Full calf, gilt decorated to both boards with decoration stamped in blind, gilt decorated to spine, trifle rubbed. Corners rubbed, with short split to leather at top corner of lower board. Tooled dentelles. Marbled endpapers and edges. Contents exceptionally clean and bright. No foxing or spotting. Binding sound and firm. A handsome copy. Very heavy book, requiring extra postage. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

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        Shakspeare and His Friends

      London 1860 - A large scale well executed portrait of Shakspeare surrounded by his literary friends., Image Size : 560x700 (mm), 22x27.5 (Inches), Platemark Size : 685x790 (mm), 27x31.125 (Inches), Paper Size : 715x890 (mm), 28.125x35 (Inches), Black & White, Mezzotint

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        Du traitement de l'ectropion cicatriciel. Thèse de doctorat en médecine.

      Paris, Rignoux, 1860. - 1 vol. in-4 (253 x 198 mm), 100 pp., 3 planches (dont 2 dépliantes), demi-basane chagrinée verte (reliure moderne), plats recouverts de papier marbré, envoi de l'auteur, bel exemplaire. Importante thèse de chirurgie plastique, soutenue à la Faculté de médecine de Paris. L'auteur était interne des hôpitaux. Sur la page de remerciement figurent notamment, parmi ses maîtres, Jobert de Lamballe et Denonvilliers. Cazelles rapporte et illustre une observation de Denonvilliers, avec sa technique novatrice de plastie (plastie en Z). Une gravure illustre cette observation, avant et après l'intervention. Certains auteurs font remonter l'origine de la plastie en Z à 1837 avec la description de Horner (transposition d'un seul lambeau triangulaire) alors que Mc Carthy estime que la description de la véritable plastie en Z est due à Berger (1887). La plupart des auteurs ayant traités de l'historique de la plastie en Z attribuent cependant l'invention du procédé à Denonvilliers. R.H. Ivy, qui s'est particulièrement intéressé à ce sujet écrit : "In the light of our investigations, it is believed safe to conclude that Denonvilliers recorded in 1854 the first performance of a Z-plasty." Il précise que la description complète et l'illustration du procédé opératoire ne se trouvent que dans cette thèse de Cazelles : " Cazelles mentions that Denonvilliers performed at the same session the same triangular-flap switching operation to lower the right corner of the mouth as he had done on the depressed outer angle of the eye." Emile Honoré Cazelles, né à Nimes, délaissa assez rapidement la médecine, au profit de la philosophie et de la politique. Il fut l'un des vulgarisateurs, en France, des doctrines de Stuart Mill. Il devint conseiller d'Etat et directeur de la Sûreté générale. T.J.S. Patterson, Zeis Index, 1053 ; Boyes, On the shoulders of giants, p. 52 ; R.H. Ivy, Who originated the Z-Plasty, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 1971, 47, 67-72 ; D. Montandon, Plastic and reconstructive surgery of the orbitopalpebral region, 1990, p. 11 : "Denonvilliers, who is usually considered the initiator of the procedure (Z-plasty), published his first report in 1854. Thanks to the thesis of Cazelles (1860), the technique of Denonvilliers became popular in ophthalmic plastic surgery." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        CATALOGUE OF FISHES, MOLLUSCA, ZOOPHYTES, &c., &c. [caption title].

      Boston. August 3, 1860. - Broadside, 14 x 9 inches. Some light foxing. Old fold lines. Some small chips and tears around the edges. Very good. Broadside advertising the contents of the tanks at the Boston Aquarial Gardens, later renamed the Boston Aquarial and Zoological Gardens. When first established in 1859 by James Cutting, the Gardens were devoted solely to marine life. In the spring of 1860, it undertook a change in direction with the inclusion of zoology, as is already evidenced in this broadside, which advertises kangaroos, bears, monkeys, rats, as well as several species of birds and reptiles. The Gardens was acquired by P.T. Barnum in the summer of 1862 and closed in 1863, its holdings relocated to Barnum's museum in New York. The contents of forty tanks are listed here, as well as fourteen cases holding zoological life. Posting open hours of 9 A.M. to 10 P.M., with a daily fish-feeding at 11 A.M., the broadside warns patrons to "always look through that part of the glass nearest the object" in order to prevent dizziness. OCLC locates only four similar items.

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        Manuscript - HMS Donegal - French Intervention in Mexico

      England 1860 - United Kingdom, Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean, 25 August 1860 - 12 May 1862. Manuscript logbook kept by an ambitious and diligent officer onboard the HMS Donegal, one year of which was served under the command of Arctic explorer and Admiral Sherard Osborn, conveying British troops and guns to Mexico for the War of the French Intervention. Qto. 63 pages. Volume measures approximately 19 x 23 cm. Indication of moisture to some leaves, otherwise in very good condition, bound in marbled paper wrappers representative of the period, labeled to front. Featuring one year's service in the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean on HMS Donegal commanded by Sherard Osborn, together with HMS Sans Pareil and HMS Conqueror, recording daily, and sometimes hourly, the ship's course, the choice and changing of sails, coaling and loading, the order of the day, and any unusual events, this chronicle of life at sea was penned by an unidentified Royal Navy Officer whose rank appears to be that of 'Master.' In November 1861 HMS Donegal was one of a number of ships transporting troops to Mexico, and in February 1862 she assisted the recovery of equipment and stores from the wreck of her sister HMS Conqueror. Two thirds of the volume, 40 pages, document the vessel's movements under the direction of Captain Sherard Osborn, 19 pages of which pertain to the French Intervention in Mexico. Numerous other ships are named throughout, mainly British but also Spanish and French. Contemporary to the start of the American Civil War, the officer also makes note of American vessels in the Gulf of Mexico including the frigate USS Potomac attached to the Gulf Blockading Squadron. From May 1861 to June 1862, Admiral Sherard Osborn commanded Donegal in the Gulf of Mexico. On 24 July 1861 she returned to England with 36 military invalids and 6 convicts from the Gibraltar garrison, as well as three naval invalids from the St. Jean d'Acre. Returning for service in the Caribbean, on 5 November 1861 she was passing Antigua, and on the 10th Puerto Rico. On 16 December 1861 she was anchored at Port Royal in Jamaica where many other British vessels were present. From there she sailed to Bermuda, and on 24 December she was "steaming through Caicos passage." Always on the move, by the 1st of January 1862 she was moored and coaling at Bermuda, from where she also supplied HMS Nile with guns, etc. On 22 January she enters the Port of Havana in Cuba, staying there for one week, then proceeding to Vera Cruz fro provisions, then back to Havana, and so forth. The volume ends on the voyage from Bermuda to England in May. Excerpts from the manuscript: 18 May 1861. "Captain [Sherard] Osborn read his commission. -- Broadhead discharged HMS Asia. ship drifted down near Trafalgar." 24 July 1861. "At anchor Plymouth Sound. Discharged convicts and invalids." 16 December 1861. "Running along the land under sail & steam. 2.30 furled sails. At anchor Conqueror, Barracouta, Mercury Himalaya. 5.30 HMS Sans Pareil anchored. At Anchor in Port Royal Harbour. " 1-2 January 1862. ".anchorage in Grassy Bay [Bermuda], supplied HMS Nile with Armstrong guns. Mail arrived bringing the news of the death of Prince Albert." 6 January 1862. "Coaling and setting up for rigging. news of Conqueror being on shore on Rum Cay [Bahamas]. HMS Diadem sailed. " 13 January 1862. "Watling Island [Bahamas]. HMS Conqueror on shore on Rum Cay by two o'clock saw that she was broken backed & not the slightest hope of getting her off. Captain communicated." 17 January 1862. "Steaming after a French vessel supposed to be a slaver; found her to be a Man of War." 22 January 1862. "Came to in Havana harbour in 6 1/2 pms. St. George, a large French & Spanish squadron at anchor. Find minute guns. Foreigners topped there yards & also fired minute guns on account of the death of Prince Albert. " 31 January 1862. "At Havana. Spending a very pleasant time at Havana." 13-14 February 1862. [Vera Cruz] "A court martial on board. A Spanish War steamer

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

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

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