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        Album of Comical Drawings

      - N.d., circa 1860. 8vo. 19 by 11.5 cm. The drawings poke fun of fat people, philanthropists, indulgent pet masters, street urchins, dandies, etc. The cartoons could very plausibly have appeared in "Punch" magazine, for they are generally very well executed artistically, with visual humor that speaks for itself, and a number have captions that can bring a chuckle even to a modern reader. The humor tends to be gentle, directed at very human foibles, of which paramount is the lack of self-awareness in the subject. While most of the drawings are free-standing, with a few tied together in a short narrative, there is a strong cohesiveness to the whole album. Leafing through it should transport one to mid-Victorian London to witness some of its ordinary absurdities and quotadian collisions between people from different walks of life. Overall, it is the visual aspect of the drawings that will bring the widest smile. Rebacked, with skiver (pig). Heavy wear to boards. Scattered soiling within, most on the surviving tissue guards. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Bregenz - Pfänder

      . Panorama vom Pfaender von A(lbert). Steudel. Mehrf. gef. Federlithographie. Bregenz, J. N. Teutsch o. J. (1860), 17,5 x 163,5 cm. Hlwd. d. Zt. mit aufgeklebtem Deckeltitel. - wir garantieren für die Echtheit. Erste Ausgabe, selten.- Mit Benennung der Gebirgsspitzen.- Albert Steudel (1822-1890) Professor und Stadtpfarrer in Ravensburg.- Etw. braunfleckig, Ebd. berieben und bestoßen.

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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.

      New York D. Appleton and Company 1860 - First American Edition of " On the Origin of Species" DARWIN, Charles. On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection. Or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1860. First American edition, first state with only two notices oppisite the title page. Octavo. 432 pp. Original brown blindstamped cloth, gilt-stamped on spine. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown, minor scattered foxing throughout. A fine copy. One of the most influential scientific works of the nineteenth century, On the Origina 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). HBS 67095. $12,500 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection

      London: John Murray. PUBLISHING 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. All in all, a very smart copy of this desirable early printing of 'certainly the most important biological book ever written' (Freeman). 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. . Very Good. Three-quarters leather. 2nd Edition. 1860. 20 x 14 (8" x 5.5").

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        The History of The Indian Mutiny Giving A Detailed Account of the Sepoy Insurrection in India; and a Concise History of the Great Military Events Which Have Tended to Consolidate British Empire in Hindostan. (2Volumes)

      The London Printing and Publishing Company, London, 1860. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dustjacket. Size: Approx 7" x 10". 2-volume set (complete). .. Complete in 2 Volumes. 3/4 calf over marble boards. Rebacked with original spine laid on and new gilt title red leather labels. Boards worn and blemished yet very securely bound. Leather worn away at corners. Marble end papers with owner leather name label on front paste downs dated 1860. Printed in double columns.Vol I: 647, vii pp Frontis portrait of Sir Colin Campbell facing vignette title page. Table of distances between places in India and coloured map of British India. Illustrated with 46 battle scenes, views of places and portraits engraved on steel. Vol II: 664, viii pp Frontis portrait of Lord Viscount Canning facing vignette title page. Illustrated with 32 battle scenes, views of places and portraits engraved on steel. Some light foxing to contents and light finger marks to some margins otherwise overall a very good clean sound copy. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Military & Warfare; India; 19th century; History. Inventory No: 11052..

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Rockhill, Sydenham, 20. VII. 1860.. 2 SS. 8vo.. An Lady Egerton: "[...] You can get from here [d. i. Paxtons Anwesen Rockhill bei Sydenham] to the [Crystal] Palace to see the fancy fair, & if you like to ask half a dozen gentlemen to come to the dance we shall be happy to see them, they must be at Rockhills by about eight o clock from whence they will be passed to the Ball room [...]". - Joseph Paxton war der Erbauer des Crystal Palace, des Ausstellungsgebäudes der ersten Weltausstellung 1851 in London. - Auf Briefpapier mit schwarzem Trauerrand und mit einigen alten Tintenwischern.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Abbildungen der vorzüglichsten und haupsächlichsten Traubensorten Württembergs Im Auftrag der Königl. Württemberg. Centralstelle für die Landwirthschaft hrsg. von Christian Single, Weingärtner, Gemeinderath und Mitglied der Weinverbesserungs-Gesellschaft und des landwirthschaftlichen Bezirksverein Stuttgart. Neunzehn Tafeln in Farbendruck, grösstentheils nach Originalzeichnungen.

      Ravensburg : Ulmer 1860. 96 S., 19 Taf. 4° Pappeinband - Taf. 1: Silvaner Taf. 2: Elbling Taf. 3: Klevner Taf. 4: Burgunder Taf. 5: Trollinger Taf. 6: Rissling Taf. 7: Früher weisser Malvasier Taf. 8: Weissgelber Muscateller Taf. 9: Abb. der Rebhölzer (gefaltet) Taf. 10: Gutedel Taf. 11: Schwarzurban Taf. 12: Portugieser Taf. 13: Limberger Taf. 14: Malvasier Taf. 15: Burgunder Taf. 16: Affenthaler Taf. 17: Rothgipfler Taf. 18: Liverdon Taf. 19: Abb. der Rebhölzer (gefaltet) SELTEN!! DIE FOLGENDEN GEBRAUCHSSPUREN SIND IM PREIS BERÜCKSICHTIGT: Buchrücken und Einband berieben / bestoßen, z.T. leicht eingerissen. Vorsatz, Schnitt und einige Seiten braunfleckig. Seiten leicht gewellt. Seidenpapier an einigen Stellen eingerissen. Sonst guter altersgemäßer Zustand!!!.

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        Carta Esférica que comprehende desde el Rio Guaurabo hasta Boca-Grande en la parte meridional de la Isla de Cuba. Levantada en 1803 por el Capitan de Fragata D. José del Rio Cosa.

      1860 - Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1805-c.1860. 920 x 620mm. Creased, some ink offset, toning at centre fold. A very detailed Spanish sea chart of part of the south coast of Cuba, between Trinidad and Rio Jatibonico. Drawn up in 1803 by Captain José del Rio Cosa, this chart was originally published 1805 and this example was issued c.1860.

      [Bookseller: Altea Antique Maps]
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        Sechste Wandkarte der Schweiz in 8 Blättern, nach der eidgenössischen topographischen Karte. Sixieme Carte Murale de la Suizze en 8 feuilles, réduite de la carte topographicque du général Dufour.

      1860 - Zurich: Heinrich Keller, c.1860. Lithograph with original colour. 8 sheets conjoined, dissected and laid on linen, as issued, total 1170 x 1770mm, brass hanging rings with cord, original board covers. Map in very fine condition, slight wear to covers. A huge wall map of Switzerland, with the title and key in German, French and Italian, with hatchuring used to mark the mountains. The key lists icons for cities, castles, chateaux, monasteries, baths, mines, roads, canals, rainroads, waterfalls, glaciers and caves.

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        GA aus halber Vogelschau, im Vgr. die Hafenanlagen, "Vogel-Perspecktive der Stadt, Häfen und Forts von Odessa".

      . Lithographie m. Tonplatte v. A. Kaiser ( Druck J. Höfelich ) b. Neumann in Wien, um 1860, 29 x 51,5. Sehr dek. Panorama der Stadt. Unter der Darstellung Erklärungen von 1- 30.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Gesamtans., m. Watzmann.

      . Lithographie m. Tonplatte v. Sandmann ( Druck bei J. Höfelich) n. Würthle, um 1860, 38,5 x 50. Seltenes Blatt. Karbacher u.a, Berchtesgaden in alten Ansichten, S. 42 mit ganzs. Abb. - Restauriert. Unten links und rechts der weiße Rand ergänzt.

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        Die Territorien der Mark Brandenburg oder Geschichte der einzelnen Kreise, Städte, Rittergüter und Dörfer in derselben, als Fortsetzung des Landbuchs Kaiser Karls IV. bearbeitet von E. Fidicin, Stadt-Archivar. Band 3 (von 4) separat: Das Havelland. I. Der Kreis West-Havelland. II. Der Kreis Ost-Havelland. III. Der Kreis Zauche.

      Berlin, Selbstverlag des Verfassers, 1860. - FL4135 25,5 x 20 cm. Pappband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Titel auf rotem Rückenschild. Der Einband ist stärker bestoßen, mit größeren Fehlstellen des Bezugspapiers. Ausgeschiedenes Bibliotheksexemplar mit den entspr. Stempeln und Signaturen. XL, 72 / XX, 68 / XXXII, 87 (1) Seiten mit 2 ausfaltbaren, grenzcolorierten Karten 1) des Havellandes und der Zauche vom Jahre 1375. 2) Havelland und Zauche in vorchristlicher Zeit. Die Karten sind jeweils an einem Falz bis zu 14 cm mit säurefreiem Filmoplast hinterlegt, die zweite neu eingehangen. Das Papier ist leicht randgebräunt. Durchgehend mit einigen Rotstift- und Blaustift-Anstreichungen sowie Anmerkungen mit Bleistift. Der sonstige Innenzustand dieses seltenen Werkes ist jedoch sauber. Jeder Teil hat ein Orts- und Personenregister. 1020

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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        Reminiscences of General Sir Thomas Makdougall Brisbane of Brisbane and Makerstoun, Bart

      Edinburgh: Thomas Constable, 1860. Quarto, frontispiece and three lithographs, some browning of the preliminaries and foxing of the plates, good in original red cloth with gilt blocked arms, thumbed, front joint splitting. Scarce biographical memoir of Sir Thomas Brisbane who succeeded Lachlan Macquarie as Governor of New South Wales between 1821 and 1825. This detailed account includes his early years of military service in Jamaica, the war against Napoleon's armies in Spain as well as Brisbane's time in Australia. He governed at a turbulent time in the colony, implementing major land grant reforms that proved widely unpopular, yet was considered a fair and honest administrator nonetheless. Under Brisbane's direction, two new convict settlements were founded at Norfolk Island and at Moreton Bay in Queensland, where the city bearing his name now stands. Brisbane's memoirs reveal a man whose reputation as a scientist equalled his fame as a military commander and colonial administrator. A lengthy chapter is devoted to his achievements as an astronomer. While serving in the West Indies in 1795 Brisbane was aboard a vessel that narrowly escaped destruction on a reef due to the poor navigation by her officers. So began an interest in navigation and astronomy that became a lifelong passion. Brisbane founded the second observatory in Scotland in 1808 and a his curiosity for the skies of the southern hemisphere was a prime motivation in accepting the governorship of New South Wales. Under his watchful eye, construction of the Parramatta observatory commenced within months of his arrival in the colony. Brisbane was a long-term member of the Royal Society and in 1832 was elected President of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. In 1828 he was awarded the gold medal of the Royal Astronomical Society of London for founding the Parramatta observatory. Significantly, this book includes the address of six pages delivered by renowned astronomer John Herschel at the ceremony. A contemporary inscription indicates this copy was originally owned by a member of the 34th regiment commanded by Brisbane from 1826. Interestingly, two of the Brisbane family armorial plates have been attached to the front endpaper by a later owner.

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        (Landhaus in Hamburg mit Garten). Farbig lavierte Original-Bleistiftzeichnung, auf Trägerpapier montiert. Unten rechts monogrammiert T.R. und datiert.

      Hamburg 1860.. 28,5 x 45,5 cm. An den Rändern und Ecken etwas knitterig, oben mit kleinem Einriß. Das Trägerpapier etwas knitterig und mit kleinen Quetschfalten. Nebenstehende Abbildung ist aus zwei Bildern zusammengesetzt, der senkrechte Absatz in der Bildmitte existiert im Original nicht. [SW - Ansicht, Ansichten, Hamburgensien, Hamburgensie].

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      - A nice leather album with photographs both carte-de-viste and tintypes featuring an early and scarce Ulysses S. Grant image, two relatives who served Co. A Regiment, New Hampshire Vol. Infantry(with family notes) and other family members [Photography] Besides the U.S. Grant (circa. 1860-63) appointed Major General (an uncommon photograph), the two relatives, an unidentified Union officer named Drake, and an unidentified soldier, there are thirty-six other photographs including tintypes and some hand colored or tinted in Album dated January 1, 1864. Very nice

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        Das Brandenburger Thor.

      . Lithographie m. Tonplatte n. u. v. Borchel b. Sachse & Co., um 1860, 16,5 x 24. Nicht bei Kiewitz; Ernst, Borchel, Nr. 32. - Die Darstellung im Oval. Blick vom Pariser Platz auf das Brandenburger Tor.

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        Autograph letter signed in the third person to “Miss Smith.”

      London, 1860. <p>Hooker, William Jackson (1785-1865). Autograph letter signed in the third person to &#147;Miss Smith.&#148; Kew Gardens, July 26, 1860. 2pp. plus integral blank. 184 x 114 mm. Traces of mounting and mounting removal on verso of blank leaf, but very good otherwise. </p><p>From botanist William J. Hooker, the first full-time director of the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew and author of over two dozen works on botany. Hooker was appointed head of the Royal Botanic Gardens in 1841; under his leadership Kew grew from eleven acres to its present size of nearly 300 acres, and its collections vastly increased, largely due to a network of Hooker&#146;s former students who brought in specimens from around the world. </p><p>In this letter, written in his capacity as director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Hooker refuses &#147;Miss Smith&#146;s&#148; request for plant specimens: </p><p>"Sir Wm. Hooker presents his compliments to Miss Smith, & begs to assure her that it is quite impossible to meet the views & wishes & applications for plants, of Amateur Botanists. All would instantly come to Kew for their supply:&#151;& it is the less needful, seeing that the plants enumerated in the enclosed list are provided by Nurserymen, & their stock increased, for the express purpose of supplying the public with what they need."</p>

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      um 1860.. . Gesamtansicht über die Regnitz aus südöstlicher Richtung. Lithographie von und nach Gustav Frank bei Königlich Lithographischer Anstalt in Berlin, um 1860. 33,6 x 57 cm. - Auf festes Papier montiert, dort hs. in Druckbuchstaben bez.; das Blatt selber bis auf den Rand beschnitten, obere rechte Ecke mit minimalen Verlusten; Etwas gebräunt und gewellt; im unteren Bildbereich fehlt eine Stelle von ca. 7 x 3,5 cm (Weg und Buschwerk), die mit Tusche unfachmännisch ausgebessert wurde; dort ein unauffälliger Rissfortsatz. - Trotz des Verlustes in dieser einen Stelle bleibt die Darstellung äußerst dekorativ und malerisch. Dem Betrachter wird die gesamte Stadt vor Augen gelegt, vom Altenstein ganz links bis zu St. Gangolf rechts. Durch das ansteigende Gelände treten die bestimmenden Gebäude (Dom, Residenz, Kloster St. Michael) klar hervor. Einige Repousoirbäume im Vordergrund ragen weit in den Himmel und teilen das Bild geschickt, sodass der Blick des Betrachters auf das Stadtzentrum gelenkt wird. In den weiten Wiesen des Vorgergrundes sind Spaziergänger unterwegs, die dem Auge die Dimensionen verdeutlichen. Gustav Frank hat vergleichbare Ansichten von zahlreichen deutschen Städten geschaffen, die alle zu den qualitätvollsten Veduten aus jener Zeit zählen.

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      [Charleston, S.C.: Evans and Cogswell, Dec. 18 or 19, 1860].. Broadside, 13 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches. Stained along the left edge. Wrinkles and old folds. Heavily tape-repaired on the verso. Good. In a half morocco box. A very rare draft printing, likely the earliest printing, of the South Carolina Secession Ordinance, apparently printed for the use of the seven-member committee appointed to draft the ordinance by which South Carolina seceded from the Union, precipitating the Civil War. It is thus one of the most important printed documents of the entire Civil War. After Lincoln&#39;s election, South Carolina moved vigorously to follow through its threat to secede from the Union. A secession convention was called, and assembled at Charleston on Dec. 17, 1860. Their entire business was to debate the issue of secession, which they favored overwhelmingly, and to settle on the wording of a secession ordinance. The ordinance drafting committee created the present text, and within three days, the 169 members of the Convention voted unanimously for the ordinance. This is the printing of the ordinance that was made for the use of the seven members of the committee appointed to draft the secession ordinance, and is likely its earliest printing. The ordinance is set up in the form of a "slip bill" or "reading bill," familiar to most delegates as the typical form of a legislative bill in working draft, with the body of the text in numbered, double-spaced lines to facilitate the making of corrections. Textually, it is identical to the final draft version of the ordinance as distributed to the members of the full secession convention for their final vote. It differs from that later printing slightly in form however; the present version is printed in a much plainer manner, and does not italicize the title of the ordinance or the preamble, as is found in the later printing. Also, in the title of the ordinance, "America" is hyphenated "Ame-rica," indicating the work of a printer who was not as concerned with aesthetic appeal as they would have been for the final product presented to the full convention. Though without an imprint, this version was likely printed by Evans and Cogswell, who were printers to the secession convention. Following the title, given above, the text reads: "We, the People of the State of South Carolina, in Convention assembled, do declare and ordain, and it is hereby declared and ordained, That the Ordinance adopted by us in Convention, on the twenty-third day of May, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty-eight, whereby the Constitution of the United States of America was ratified, and also, all Acts and parts of Acts of the General Assembly of this State, ratifying amendments of the said Constitution, are hereby repealed; and that the union now subsisting between South Carolina and other States, under the name of &#39;The United States of America,&#39; is hereby dissolved." Presumably, only a small number of copies would have been printed for the use of the seven-member ordinance drafting committee, and we are aware of only three other copies that have survived. One of those is in the Robert Barnwell Rhett papers at the Charleston Museum, and contains marginal annotations, presumably in Rhett&#39;s own hand. Rhett was a member of the secession ordinance drafting committee. There are also copies at Emory University and at the College of Charleston. Parrish & Willingham and Crandall both locate a copy at the Huntington Library, but according to the Huntington Library catalogue their holdings are of two, different, later printings of the secession ordinance. We are not aware of any copies of this first draft printing of the South Carolina Secession Ordinance to appear in the market. By comparison, a copy of the "slip bill" version that was presented to the consideration of the full convention was sold by this firm to the collector, Jay Snider, and reappeared at his auction at Christie&#39;s in 2005 where it sold for $66,000. PARRISH & WILLINGHAM 3795. CRANDALL 1888. SABIN 87444 (ref).

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        "St. Giles. Engl(ischer) Vollblut Hengst 4 Jahre alt, nach Womersly. Gewinner des ersten Staatspreises 1858 in Wien". Im Stall nach rechts stehend.

      . Altkol. Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Otto Stotz bei Reiffenstein & Rösch, Wien, um 1860, 36 x 47 cm.. English full-blood stallion St.Giles, 4 years old, after Womersly. Winner of the first price of the state of Austria at Vienna, 1858. Lithograph, contemporarily coloured, drawn and lithographed by Otto Stotz, edited by Reiffenstein & Rösch, Vienna.

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        The Mill on the Floss. In Three Volumes.

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood 1860 - FIRST EDITION, first issue, half-titles, publisher's catalogue in volume iii, without the preliminary advertisement leaf in volume i, contemp. signature on the title-page of volume i, just a few scattered spots or very minor stains, pp. [viii], 361; [iv], 319, [viii], 313, [16, ads], 8vo untrimmed in the original wave-grained cinnamon cloth, backstrip lettered and decorated in gilt (Carter A), covers blocked in blind, corners very slightly rubbed and a small ink stain on the front cover of volume ii, very good Without the advertisement leaf following the fly-title in volume i recorded by Parrish, but demonstrated by Carter to be a later insertion. Carter describes the present 'A' variant as 'extremely scarce in fine state to-day.' (Carter) (Carter 'Binding Variants' pp.110-11: Parrish p.14: Sadleir 816: Tinker 1007 & Woolf 2060 (second issues))

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        4 eigenh. Briefe m. Unterschrift.,

      Laxenburg-Wien, o. J. (um 1860). - Gräfin Esterházy &#132;war Hofdame und eine enge Vertraute der österreichischen Erzherzogin Sophie, der Mutter des Kaisers Franz Joseph I. von Österreich. Von Erzherzogin Sophie wurde sie auch für das Amt der Oberhofmeistern, der sog. &#130;Ersten Gesellschaftsdame&#145;, bei Kaiserin Elisabeth ausgesucht. Im August 1853 begegnete sie erstmals der jungen Sissi, als sie ihr in Bad Ischl zu ihrer Verlobung mit Kaiser Franz Joseph I. gratulierte. Im April 1854 wurde sie Elisabeths Oberhofmeisterin. Sie war fast 56 Jahre alt, als sie das Amt der Oberhofmeisterin erhielt und galt als &#130;sittenstrenge, zeremoniöse Frau&#145;; außerdem war sie für ihre erzkonservative Haltung bekannt. Sie übernahm bei Kaiserin Elisabeth de facto die Funktion einer Gouvernante. Elisabeth fasste vom ersten Augenblick an eine tiefe Abneigung gegen Gräfin Esterházy-Liechtenstein; sie empfand sie als &#130;Aufpasserin&#145;. Esterházy-Liechtenstein wurde allerdings von einzelnen Mitgliedern des Hofstaats ebenso wegen ihrer gouvernantenhaften Haltung gegenüber Elisabeth kritisiert; auch, dass sie Elisabeth in den Familienklatsch der Hocharistokratie einzuweihen versuchte, obwohl Elisabeth dafür kein wirkliches Interesse zeigte, wurde negativ vermerkt. Esterházy-Liechtenstein betrachtete dies jedoch als eine ihrer Aufgaben. Sie war, im Auftrag von Erzherzogin Sophie, im April und Mai 1854 auch bei den Flitterwochen von Franz Joseph I. und Elisabeth auf Schloss Laxenburg anwesend, um eventuelle Verstöße der Kaiserin gegen die Etikette an Erzherzogin Sophie berichten zu können. Im Juni 1854 begleitete sie das Kaiserpaar auf dessen erste Auslandsreise nach Böhmen und Mähren. Im Winter 1860 wurde ihr von Kaiserin Elisabeth mitgeteilt, dass sie sie auf ihrer Reise nach Madeira nicht begleiten werde und dass sie von einer anderen Hofdame, der jungen Mathilde zu Windisch-Grätz, vertreten werde. Während Elisabeths Madeiraaufenthalt übernahm sie, gemäß den Weisungen von Erzherzogin Sophie, die Erziehung der beiden Kinder Elisabeths, der Erzherzogin Gisela von Österreich und, gemeinsam mit Baronin Karoline Walden, auch die des Kronprinzen Rudolf. Im November 1861 - Erzherzogin Sophie hatte sich diesmal durchsetzen können - reiste sie gemeinsam mit Kaiser Franz Joseph I. und den beiden Kindern Gisela und Rudolf zu Elisabeth, die sich seit Ende Oktober 1861 in Venedig aufhielt; von dort berichtete sie Erzherzogin Sophie ausführlich über Elisabeth und ihre Kinder. Während des Venedigaufenthalts kam es mehrfach zu Streitigkeiten zwischen ihr und Kaiserin Elisabeth wegen der Erziehungsmethoden der Gräfin. Esterházy-Liechtenstein bestand darauf, dass die von Erzherzogin Sophie angeordneten Erziehungsprinzipien genauestens eingehalten wurden. Elisabeth forderte daraufhin die Entlassung der Gräfin. Anfang 1862, wohl im Laufe des Jänner 1862, wurde Esterházy-Liechtenstein von Kaiser Franz Joseph I. als Oberhofmeisterin entlassen. Ihre Nachfolgerin wurde Pauline von Königsegg, Gräfin Bellegarde. Kaiser Franz Joseph I. verabschiedete sich persönlich von ihr, dankte ihr für ihre Dienste und überreichte ihr als Zeichen seiner Dankbarkeit ein wertvolles Armband mit seinem Porträt. Esterházy-Liechtenstein kehrte daraufhin von Venedig nach Wien zurück. Sie starb im Juni 1869 in Wien und wurde in der Liechtenstein'schen Familiengruft in Wranau beigesetzt. Bei ihrer Beerdigung in Wranau in der Liechtenstein-Gruft waren auch Kaiser Franz Joseph I. und Kaiserin Elisabeth anwesend" (Wikipedia). - Der Empfänger der auf Französisch abgefassten Briefe ist Jacques (Jacob) Mislin (1807-1878). Der aus ärmlichen Verhältnissen stammende Mislin konnte dank seines Onkels an der berühmten Lehranstalt von Porrentruy im Schweizer Kanton Bern studieren, wo er nicht viel später auch selbst unterrichten sollte. Der 1830 zum Priester geweihte kath. Theologe wurde 1836 auf Vermittlung des Grafen von Bombelle an den Wiener Hof berufen, wo er einer der Lehrer der Söhne von Erzherzog Franz Karl und Erzherzogin Sophie wurde und damit sowohl [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE GEOLOGIQUE DE FRANCE. Deuxième série, tomes 5 à 17 (1847 à 1860).

      - Paris, Au lieu des séances de la Société, 1848-1860. 14x22,5 cm. 13 forts volumes consécutifs du bulletin de la Société géologique de France, enrichis de planches et de tables (1848 : 6 planches + 1 carte / 1849 : 3 planches + 1 carte / 1850 : 11 planches + 2 tableaux / 1851 : 10 planches / 1852 : 4 planches + 2 tableaux / 1853 : 10 planches + 2 tableaux / 1854 : 11 planches / 1855 : 34 planches + 1 carte + 1 tableau / 1856 : 16 planches / 1857 : 15 planches + 1 tableau / 1858 : 5 planches + 1 tableau / 1859 : 20 planches + 2 tableaux / 1860 : 11 planches + 1 carte + 2 tableaux). Reliures cartonnées de l'époque, recouverte de papier moucheté. Dos lisses portant le titre calligraphié à l'encre brune sur des pièces de papier. Une planche (la n° 10) semble manquer pour l'année 1857, mais il est possible que le tableau supplémentaire que compte ce volume ait été prévu pour la remplacer. Sinon ensemble en excellent état et papier d'une grande fraîcheur ! La Librairie de l'Univers offre aux clients AbeBooks 15% de réduction sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 1000 EUR [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LEVANT TRADE. - PIJROSCAPHES EN FER À HELICE MOHAMMED SAID, MARIE DE BRABANT ET COMTE DE HAINAUT. Construits dans les etablissements royaux de Paul van Vlissingen & Dudok van Heel à Amsterdam pour compte de la Societe de Bateaux a Vapeur entre la Belgique et le Levant.

      (No pl., 1860). Tinted lithographed plate after J.C. Greive by R. de Vries Jr. Ca. 52,5 x 64 (incl. margin).* Fine plate depicting Belgian steam-sailing-vessels for the Levant trade.

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        Gesamtans. ( Aufsicht ) "Totalansicht von Carlsbad".

      . Lithographie v. C. Waage ( n. einer Daguerrotyp), Druck J. Russ b. Franieck ( Gebr. in Karlsbad und Ellbogen ), um 1860, 32,5 x 68.5. Bibliographisch nicht nachzuweisen. - Sehr seltenes Panorama der Stadt. Blick von einer Anhöhe ( gegenüber dem Hirschensprung ) auf Karlsbad.

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        Gesamtans. ( Aufsicht ) vom Hirschensprung.

      . Lithographie v. C. Waage ( n. einer Daguerrotyp), Druck J. Russ b. Franieck ( Gebr. in Karlsbad und Ellbogen ), um 1860, 32,5 x 68.5. Bibliographisch nicht nachzuweisen. - Sehr seltenes Panorama der Stadt. Im Vordergrund ( mittig ) eine Aussichtsterrasse.

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        As Gen. Albert S. Johnston prepares to assume command of the Department of California, he advises the U.S. Army Paymaster that he has transferred his pay accounts to the Bank of Kentucky ? six months later, he resigns his commission and is named a General of the Confederate Army

      Autograph Letter Signed ?A.S. Johnston / Col 2d Cavly & Bvt Brig Genl?, 1p, 7.5? x 9.75?. Louisville, Kentucky, October 31, 1860. To Major Hill, or Paymaster U.S.A., New York City. Tear in center expertly mended on verso with no loss to text. Fine condition,yIn full, ?I have this day transferred to my pay accounts for the month of October 1860 to Mr. S.H. Bullen Cashier of the Bank of Kentucky or order, which you will please do me the favor to pay.?U.S. Army Brevet Brigadier General Albert Sidney Johnston was with his family at his home in Kentucky when he received an offer from by telegraph from Major Fitz John Porter at Gen. Winfield Scott?s headquarters, dated October 30, 1860, to become commander of the Department of California, succeeding Bvt. Brig. Gen. Newman S. Clarke who had died on October 17, 1860. Johnston accepted and on November 2, 1860, Gen. H.L. Scott requested Secretary of War John B. Floyd to appoint Johnston to the California command. When

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        Ohne Titel. Paris - Seine. Kulissenbuch mit 4 Kulissen (davon 3 ausgestanzt).

      Ohne Ort, Verlag und Jahr Um 1860.. Ca. 12 x 15 cm, ausgezogen ca. 60 x 15 cm. Mit farbig lithographiertem Vorderdeckel (mit einem runden Fenster), lithographiertem Hintergrundbild sowie vier lithographierten Kulissenbildern. Pappe.. Dreidimensionales Teleorama, als Leporello ausziehbar. Das Faltdiorama zeigt die Seine in Paris mit fünf (davon 3 ausgestanzten) Brücken. Nach dem Auseinanderziehen der Bilder, ähnlich wie bei einer Ziehharmonika, läßt der Einblick durch das Guckloch ein räumliches Tiefenszenarium sichtbar werden. Die Vorderansicht zeigt die Pont Royal (im Vordergrund Boote, ein Angler sowie Schwimmer, auf der Brücke Kutschen und Personen), als Hintergrundbild die Ile de la Cite. Das erste Kulissenbild (ohne Brücke) mit Booten und der Trikolore, drei weitere Kulissenbilder (mit den ausgestanzten Brücken) mit Booten, Schiffen mit Fahrgästen, an den Seitenrändern Gebäude und Personen, auf den Brücken Personen und Kutschen. Sehr gutes Exemplar.

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        Gesamtans. ( Aufsicht ), "Lausanne.Vue prise au dessus de la Promenade de Montbenon".

      . altkol. Lithographie ( m. farb. Tonplatte ) n. u. v. Guesdon aus La Suisse a vol D'Oiseau b. Lemercier in Paris, um 1860, 28,5 x 43,5. Seltene und dek. Ansicht. Rechts im Hintergrund der See.

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        GA aus halber Vogelschau, "Geneve, vue prise du dessus de la Gare de la Chemin de fer".

      . altkol. Lithographie ( m. farb. Tonplatte ) n. u. n. Guesdon aus La Suisse a vol D'Oiseau b. Lemercier in Paris, um 1860, 28 x 44. Seltene und dek. Ansicht. Im Vordergrund der Eisenbahnhof, links der Genfer See.

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        A booke called the treasure for traveilers, . . .London, [T. Dawson for] T. Woodcock, 1578. 5 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With full-page woodcut coat of arms of the dedicatee, full-page woodcut diagrammatic surveying map, 36 woodcuts in the text and woodcut factotums. Late 18th-century half calf (neatly rebacked).

      Adams & Waters, English maritime books 252; ESTC S104686; Johnson, Astronomical thought in Renaissance England 176 & 310; Kelso, Doctrine of the English gentleman in the 16th century 137; Luborsky & Ingram 3432; Parker, Books to build an empire 92-93 & 248; Sitwell, Four centuries of special geography 117. First edition of the first book in English on practical matters of geography and navigation, intended for pilots, ship's captains, sailors, soldiers, carpenters, surveyors and traders. Grounded in Bourne's own experience and addressed to those unschooled in mathematics, it boasts a string of firsts. It contains the first popular explanation in English of surveying by triangulation and the first illustration of this method applied to an actual location (at a scale of 1:52,800). It is the first English book to describe the volumes, capacities, and proportions of ships' hulls-for loading and storing commercial merchandise, for getting ships over bars or shoals and for raising sunken vessels for salvage. It is the first book to set out the sizes and weights of cordage and give rules for their computation. And it offers the first explanation of ocean currents in English, including the North and South Atlantic Drift, on which the English relied in their subsequent aggressive expansion to the east and west. He also discusses the formation and peopling of the Americas.The treasure also aided spies, brigands, explorers and gentleman tourists. The Preface "advised persons going into strange countries to observe the state of civilization of the region, the nature of the fortifications, access to the sea, the government, laws, buildings, natural enemies and friends among neighbouring states, the major items in trade, commodities produced, customs and tolls, manner of waging war, etc." (Parker). It represents a peculiarly "English" tradition, independent of Continental models, in which the traveller especially values the common weal.The Macclesfield copy, with his 1860 armorial North Library bookplate. Title-page soiled, marginal worm-holes in first four and last six leaves, affecting text only in the errata (which is very slightly shaved) and 1 shoulder note. Otherwise in very good condition.

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        Rastatt. Sammelblatt mit 9 Ansichten. Farblithographie nach Stumpf von Creuzbauer.

      Rastatt, Ant. Jung, um 1860.. Bildgröße 26 x 39 cm, Blattgröße 35 x 46 cm. Schefold 32234. - In der Mitte eine Gesamtansicht "Rastatt von der Südseite", umgeben von: Kehler-Thor u. Gromer'sche Brauerei, Schloß, Einsiedler-Kapelle, Stadtkirche, Schloß Favoritte, Lyzeum, St. Alexis-Brunnen und St. Bernhards-Brunnen. - Sehr schön erhalten.

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        Mr. Douglas in Pennsylvania. His Reception at Reading --- His Speech on Breckinridge, Disunion and Fusion

      [Reading, PA, 1860. Unrecorded broadside relating to Stephen Douglas&#39;s failed bid for the Presidency in the Election of 1860. Interestingly, Douglas was among the first candidates to actively campaign in person, touring the country in advance of the election (active campaigning by candidates was seen as un-presidential and frowned upon!). This broadside reports on a campaign stop in Reading, Pennsylvania, printing much of the northern Democrat Douglas&#39;s anti-southern Democrat (i.e. anti-John Breckinridge) speech. Abraham Lincoln would of course end up winning the election, with Douglas winning 29% of the popular vote (second to Lincoln) but only 12 electoral votes. Letterpress broadside, text in two columns.

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        Panorma du Rigi Kulm. Lithographie, mehrfarbig.

      ca 1860 - 30 x 68 cm, mit Passepartout, gerahmt blattvergoldet., 16 x 55 cm, Tadellos 1200 gr.

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        Bermuda: Its History, Geology, Climate, Products, Agriculture, Commerce, and Government, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time; with Hints to Invalids

      London: Smith, Elder and Co, 1860. First edition. 8vo. xv, [1], 271, [1] pp. + [4], 16 pp. (ads). Publisher&#39;s blind-stamped brown cloth, gilt-lettered spine. Contemporary subscripton library ticket on front pastedown, and small embossed stamp on title; text block slightly browned at edges, else very good. Sabin 27653 . TThe classic early study of Bermuda by a British physician whose longtime residence on the island informs an account of the hisory of the island and its development, its flora and fauna, colonial institutions, geography, and its inhabitants. Very scarce

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      A nice leather album with photographs both carte-de-viste and tintypes featuring an early and scarce Ulysses S. Grant image, two relatives who served Co. A Regiment, New Hampshire Vol. Infantry(with family notes) and other family members [Photography] Besides the U.S. Grant (circa. 1860-63) appointed Major General (an uncommon photograph), the two relatives, an unidentified Union officer named Drake, and an unidentified soldier, there are thirty-six other photographs including tintypes and some hand colored or tinted in Album dated January 1, 1864. Very nice.

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        Franz Joseph I. Francesco Giuseppe oder Francisco Jose I de Habsburgo-Lorena (Wien-Schönbrunn 18. 08. 1830 - 21. 11. 1916 Wien-Schönbrunn). Kaiser von Österreich. Ganzportrait stehend an einer Konsole, "Franz Joseph I. Kaiser von Österreich ...",.

      . Galvanographie v. Leo Schöninger n. Th. Foltz, um 1860, 63,5 x 47 (H) - mit breitem Rand. Zu Leo Schöninger siehe Thieme - Becker, Bd. 30, S. 230. - Eindruckvolles Portrait des Kaisers in jungen Jahren in prachtvollem Ornat. Es wird zu den besten Portraits des Kaisers Franz Joseph I gezählt ( siehe BLKÖ, Habsburg, Franz Joseph I.) - Einige restaurierte Einrise im breiten weißen Rand.

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

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

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        Souvenir-Blatt Schweiz.

      Carlsruhe, J. Veith, o.J., um 1860.. 50 x 65 cm. Farblithographische Abbildung. Aus: Dr. Vogel's Länder und Völkerphysionomik in Bildern. Einzelblatt. Wunderschönes Souvenir-Blatt mit oben einem Panorama d. Schweizeralpen, Eiger - Mönch - und Jungfrau als Zentralbild, Seitenbilder mit Flora und Fauna, topographische Abb. von Zürich, Bern und Luzern, Eindrücke aus Landleben, Handwerk, Arbeit und Sport. Bilder aus der Geschichte, Naturschönheiten sowie Gletscherhöhlen und Wasserfällen. Sehr dekoratives Erinnerungsblatt d. frühen Tourismus.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        Paris Moderne: Plan d&#39;une ville Modèle que l&#39;Auteur a appelée Novutopie

      Paris: Libraires du Palais-Royal, 1860. Duodecimo, uncut; original blue paper wrappers, manuscript inscription on front cover. First edition: a proposal for a &#39;new utopia&#39; founded on pacifist principles. In 1859, a Franco-Italian alliance had sought to repel Austrian aggression in northern Italy, but the French people had been sickened by the losses, and Napoleon III had hastily signed an armistice. It is in this moment of anti-war sentiment that Paris Moderne is situated. Whilst the author proudly claims to have served forty years in the army, this is an essentially pacifist plea in which both the political goals and the heavy loss of life are brought into question in a movement which anticipates the role of war in a mechanized society. That is, battles are reduced to the tragic mathematics of attrition so familiar from later conflicts: in the case of the battle of Eylau, four thousand French in return for six to eight thousand Austrian. His fear is that this culture of war has become so engrained in the public that whole generations exist who regard war as normal, and for whom literature has become nothing more than the bulletins of armies. Although he dreams of a new utopia not brought up &#39;au bruit du tambour,&#39; he poignantly quotes Cobden: &#39;La guerre viendra, hélas! toujours trop tôt…&#39;.

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        Plain or Ringlets?" [Original Issue in Parts]

      London: Bradbury and Evans, 1860 - First edition, in the original parts. 13 parts in 12 vols., 8vo. With 13 hand-colored etched plates and numerous wood-engraved text illustrations after John Leech. Original printed wrappers, three parts expertly rebacked, overall a fine set, without the inserted ads. Cloth folding case with the armorial bookplate of Lord Nathan of Churt. Schwerdt II, 238 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Souvenirvedute in Rosenform ('Erinnerung an den Rhein').

      . Farblithographie b. Ph. Frey in Frankfurt, um 1860, 27 cm (Durchmesser). Stula S. 144, Nr. 16. - (Stulla kennt nur einziges Exemplar!) - Souvenirvedute in Rosenform mit 28 Ansichten. - Die Ansichten zeigen: Stolzenfels, Königsstuhl b. Rhens, 5 Panoramen von Koblenz, Denkmal Rhenus u. Mosela, Löhrthor, Clemens-Platz, Kaufhaus, Kloster Marienberg b. Boppard, Grabmal von General Hoche, Sayn (Bendorf-Sayn), Abtei Maria-Laach, Laubach, Johanniskirche, Napoleonsbrunnen, Maria Hilf, Mainzer Tor, Marxburg, Moselbrücke in Koblenz, Grabmal Marceau, Kurhaus in Ems, Spurenburg, Bad Ems (2x Ansichten) u. neues Bad in Ems. - Sehr selten! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Quodlibet. "The Canada Rose. Part II".

      . Stahlstich b. Adler in Hamburg, 1860, Durchmesser 25 cm.. Stuhla, H. in "Lüneburger Beiträge zur Vedutenforschung", S. 133 ff.; - Rose von Kanada. Zusammenfaltbar, bestehend aus 8 Segmenten, jeweils ( bis auf die Deckelsegmente = farb. lithogr. Rosendarstellung m. Blättern ) von beiden Seiten m. je 2 Ansichtenreihen in Stahlstich. Unter den Ansichten Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal, St.Lawrence Strom, London in Kanada, usw. - Mit dem Or.- Umschlag ( dieser mit einer Ansichtenvignette).

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      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Madrid. 1860. XIX+504Pag+9Laminas+2h. 22X15. La Obra mas completa e inedita hasta la fecha de Velamen, contiene un completissimo vocabulario de las voces marinas. Magnifico ejemplar. Ref 2.3 Biblioteca A

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        THE TRICKS OF MASTER FOX. By J. E. O. E. Dean's Infantile Oil-Colour Toy Book. 6d Coloured.

      8 leaves, printed on one side only, the first and last pasted to the wrappers as issued. Illustrated in colours throughout with a verse beneath in illustration. Original printed covers. 28.8 x 22.7 cm. Spine expertly repaired; else very good. Scarce.

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      London: Nattali and Bond. Hardcover. B002K9RLCE 1860 second Nicolas edition, Nattali and Bond (London), two 7 x 10 inches tall 8 vo. volumes, in magnificent signed Bickers bindings of full green morocco, decorated and lettered in gilt, red leather spine labels, floral gilt dentelles to board edges, marbled endpapers with pastedowns framed by floral gilt dentelles, all page edges gilt, each volume with a fine fore edge painting of angling scenes, sewn in silk bookmarks, [1-16], [i], ii-ccxii, [1-4], [1], 2-129, [130]; [1-4], [131], 132-436, [1-32] pp. Light rubbing to boards, especially to fore edge and tips. Slight bump to fore edge rear board of first volume. The usual moderate foxing to title page and frontispiece. 1873 main title page inscription to former owner, Rev. John Augustus Yatman (1817-1894). Prior owner name to top margin of Volume 2 title page. Scattered foxing and light offsetting from plates throughout. A reissue of the first Nicolas edition of 1836, handsomely illustrated with 61 engraved plates, William Pickering having employed 27 of the most prominent 19th century artists, painters, and engravers for the task. First published in 1653, Izaak Walton&#39;s &#39;Compleat Angler&#39; is the world&#39;s most illustrious book about recreational fishing, and this is one of the finest illustrated editions of the classic work. It is a celebration of the art and spirit of fishing in prose and verse, with six verses quoted from John Dennys&#39; 1613 work &#39;The Secrets of Angling.&#39; This edition employs the text of the 1676 fifth edition, which incorporates the final revisions of Walton, the thirteen chapters of the original having grown to twenty-one, with an added second part by his friend and brother angler Charles Cotton (1630-1687), who took up Venator where Walton had left him and completed his instruction in fly fishing and the making of flies. With original memoirs and notes by Sir Harris Nicholas (1799-1848). References: Rodolphe L. Coigney, Izaak Walton: A New Bibliography, 1653-1987 (NY: James Cummings 1989), 78; Bernard S. Horne, The Compleat Angler, 1653-1967: A New Bibliography (Pittsburgh: Bibliophiles 1970) 77; Bohn&#39;s Lowndes (1864), p. 2829; Arnold Wood, A Bibliography of &#39;The Compleat Angler&#39; of Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton (NY: Scribner&#39;s 1900), p. 95. Fore-edge painted copies of key Walton editions such as this are quite scarce and prized by angling collectors. ~ZZZ~ . Very Good. 1860. Second Edition.

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        Wanderungen durch die Prairien und Wüsten des westlichen Nordamerika vom Mississippi nach den Küsten der Südsee im Gefolge der von der Regierung der Vereinigten Staaten unter Lieutenant Whipple ausgesandten Expedition. Eingeführt von Alexynder von Humboldt. Zweite Auflage.

      Leipzig, Hermann Mendelssohn, 1860,. 8vo. Mit 1 mehrf. gef. zweifarbig lithographierten Karte, entworfen v. Henry Lange. XVI, 492 S. Etw. spätere HLwd. m. Rückentitel.. Embacher 210. - 2. Auflage des 1858 unter dem Titel "Tagebuch einer Reise vom Mississippi nach den Küsten der Südsee" erschienenen Werkes des Reise- und Romanschriftstellers Balduin Möllhausen (1825-1905), der auf Veranlassung Humboldts die amerikanische Expedition als Topograph u. Zeichner begleitete. - Deckel berieben, Rücken m. Spuren v. entferntem Schild. Karte m. kl. hinterlegtem Einriß. Sonst sehr sauber u. wohlerhalten.

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