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        A dictionary of the English language.

      Hickling, Swan, and Brewer, Boston 1860 - First edition of Worcester's greatest dictionary, large, thick 4to, pp. lxvii, [1], 1786; text in triple column, illustrations in text; occasional modest foxing, recent half tan calf, gilt-lettered direct on spine. Presentation copy, inscribed on the flyleaf to the Hon. William C. Rives, with the respects of J.E. Worcester." William Cabell Rives (1793- 1868) studied politics law under Thomas Jefferson, was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates in 1817, and served until 1821, In 1823 he was elected as a U.S. Representative. President Jackson appointed him Minister to France in 1829. In 1832 he was elected to the U.S. Senate where he served until 1845. His principle literary work was The Life and Times of James Madison, 3 vols., 1859-68. See DAB for a long account of his varied career.Contains a catalogue of English dictionaries (1499-1859). The 1859 Merriam-Webster was the first American dictionary with illustrations, but credit for the idea goes to Worcester who suffered the fate of industrial sabotage at the hands of his seemingly ubiquitous competitor. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DESCRIPCION E HISTORIA DE LA VILLA DE VILLANUEVA Y GELTRU

      . Zustand: Muy Bien Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Villanueva y Geltru. Imprenta y Libreria de Leandro Creus. 1860. 22X15. Holandesa con puntas. 282Pag+3h+4 bellas laminas (2 mapas). Rarissima monografia de Villanueva y Geltru conteniendo desde su fundacion, descripcion, poblacion, fiestas anuales, etc. motas de oxido. Dificil en comercio. Ref 9.3 Biblioteca A.

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        Defauts et Vices

      [c. 1860s]. Extremely ScarceChildren Satirize Bad Adult BehaviorMONTAUT, Henri de. Defauts et Vices. Composes par... Lithographies par Berr, Haguental & Fagonde. Paris: chez Arnauld de Vresse, n.d. [c. 1860]. Colored issue. Oblong folio (111/4 x 15 7/8 in; 285 x 403 mm). Twelve hand-colored lithographed plates with interleaves. Each plate is imprinted "chez Aubert," the renowned Parisian printmaking house who also issued the book with plain (tinted) lithographs.Original cloth with blindstamped arabesque panel enclosing an elaborately gilt centerpiece with title within. One and a quarter inch rubbed spot to upper joint, otherwise a clean, bright and fine copy.Scarce, with OCLC recording only one copy in institutional holdings worldwide, at Princeton. OCLC notes an Aubert edition of 1860 but does not record its location; KVK locates the Aubert edition at the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin. Extremely scarce in either edition.The companion volume to Montaut's Vertus & Qualités. Charming period plates in the rococo style reminiscent of Boucher (1703-1770) illustrate children in Ancien Regime costume acting out various adult vices and defects in behavior and character, i.e., greed, envy, pride, pouting, anger, gluttony, etc. to beguiling comic effect.Henri de Montaut (1825- c. 1890) was a caricaturist, writer and French illustrator. He was responsible, along with other artists such as Riou and Roux, for illustrations to the novels of Jules Verne. He was a contributor to Journal amusant, Journal pour rire, and La Vie parisienne, and editor-in-chief of Le Journal Illustré.The plates:1. La Gourmandisel2. L'envie3. La Colorel4. La Taquineriel5. La Bouderie6. L'orgueil7. La Poltronneriel8. L'avarice9. Désobéissance10. Paressel11. La Malpropreté12. Le Capagel

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        Autograph letter signed, concerning several of his inventions

      1860. <p> Autograph Letter Signed from the Designer of the "Monitor" </p><p>ERICSSON, John (1803-89). A.L.s. dated March 26, [18]60, to an unknown recipient. 2-1/2 pp., on lined paper embossed with a small steam locomotive and the letters "P. & P. in the upper left corner. 247 x 195 mm. Creased where folded, small tear mended, but fine overall.</p><p> A very fine, detailed letter from the prolifically inventive Swedish-born engineer John Ericsson, whose many accomplishments include the invention of a screw propeller for steamships, a rotary steam engine, the first English steam-driven fire engine, and his enormously popular "caloric" engine. This last, a hot-air engine designed to use heat more directly and efficiently than its steam-powered counterpart, was the first mass-produced heat-powered engine; in various incarnations, it satisfied the growing need for small and medium-sized sources of industrial power throughout the nineteenth century. </p><p>Ericsson&#39;s most famous achievement, however, was his design for the Union Navy&#39;s ironclad warship Monitor; the Monitor&#39;s decisive victory over the Confederate ironclad Merrimac in March 1862 marked a turning point not only in the course of the Civil War, but in the history of warship design and construction. In later life Ericsson interested himself in alternative sources of power, particularly solar and tidal energy.</p><p> The present letter, written almost exactly two years before the Monitor&#39;s defeat of the Merrimac, discusses several of Ericsson&#39;s inventions-a hydraulic pump, a "swing machine," an air hoister and a telegraphic machine-as well as the difficulties Ericsson had encountered in obtaining the necessary support and encouragement to proceed with the patenting of these inventions. The last paragraph of the letter contains a reference to a "new" caloric engine, which was "nearly ready"; Ericsson continued to improve the caloric engine to the end of his life. </p><p>Ericsson&#39;s imperious and combative temperament is apparent throughout the letter, particularly in the postscript, in which he states that "I should prefer the &#39;cove&#39; you allude to showing his hand before I have my patent claim. Under my general principle I will be able to hit him all the harder-so with others who may feel inclined to tread on my & our toes just now." DAB. Strandh, History of the Machine, pp. 136-39; 164. </p>

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        [COLLECTION OF SEVEN AUTOGRAPH LETTERS SIGNED BY FRANKLIN DELANO WILLIAMS CONCERNING HIS BUSINESS VENTURES IN CHINA]

      Hong Kong & Macao. 1860-1864.. 8pp. total. Loose, single sheets. Near fine. Seven letters written by American merchant Franklin Delano Williams discussing business affairs in China. Williams was a partner in the China-based trading company Wetmore, Williams & Co. He is listed as living in Hong Kong in 1859 and is recorded as being elected treasurer of the Shanghai Literary and Scientific Society (later the North China Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society) in 1857. He is likely a distant relative of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, as the Delano family is known to have been heavily involved in the China trade in the 19th-century. The letters here are addressed to an Owen, though some are addressed to W.W. Cowles, Esq. It is likely that Owen was a brother or other relative, as Williams makes reference to "mother" in the letters. The first letter, dated Oct. 27, 1860 and penned on company stationery, refers to an upcoming trip home: "I intend to leave for home on the 29th inst per mail steamer, stopping on the way for a few days in France and England. The probability is, that I shall (D.V.) be with you in two to four weeks after these lines come to hand." A letter from June 10, 1862, discusses primarily business matters but also comments on the American Civil War: "Why don&#39;t you put down those infernal rebels? Crush &#39;em out!" In a letter dated at Macao on October 11, 1862, Williams brings up his intention to leave Macao to seek better business opportunities elsewhere in China. "I think business at Macao will be pretty much over, in a few weeks. I intend to take a look at Shanghai, then, & shall be likely to return & locate at Hong Kong where I am promised a good business if I will establish myself at that part." Later letters indicate that he did as promised and resettled in Hong Kong - the next four letters are all dated at Hong Kong. On Jan. 13, 1863, he writes further on the Civil War, saying: "I think prospects look very bad at home. The Rep. party must drop their ultraisms & go in for Union only: let the &#39;nigger&#39; alone for the present, or there&#39;s no hope & much to fear." The final three letters all concern business affairs. A letter dated Feb. 27, 1863 discusses payments owed and received, as well as the plans of a mutual acquaintance. "I think George has done right to return to China if he will keep steady, & he will do well, otherwise not." Dated July 11, 1864: "We have quite hot weather, & I am not very well & short of help temporarily, so can&#39;t write much." And in the final letter, dated Oct. 14, 1864, he discusses business and mutual acquaintances, writing, "Bekie arrived here last night, & proposes making me a visit of some weeks. She is very well. George is looking for something to do at Shanghai, & seems to be in good spirits. I heard from Breck today, who says he has changed his mind again & concluded to remain at Hankow for 6 months longer." An interesting group of correspondence from an American businessman in China during the Civil War.

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        La gastronomie en Russie

      L'Auteur, Mellier, Paris 1860 - In-12. [174 x 111 mm] Collation : 275, (1) pp. Demi-chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs orné, filets à froid d'encadrement sur les plats. (Reliure de l'époque.). Première édition. Alphonse Petit était chef de cuisine du comte Panine, ministre de la justice en Russie. Nombreuses recettes de cuisine russe. Cachet sur le faux-titre: "Jules Dupont, 1 r. Coquillière, Paris". Papier légèrement bruni, bel exemplaire. Vicaire 677. Oberlé 251. Bitting 366.

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        "Nürnberg. Eine Perle im Herzen Deutschland's". Gesamtansicht von der Burg aus mit weitem Blick in die Umgebung.

      . Stahlstich von Löser bei Recknagel, Nürnberg, um 1860, 42,5 x 60 cm..

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        CATALOGO BIBLIOGRAFICO Y BIOGRAFICO DEL TEATRO ANTIGUO ESPANOL

      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Madrid. 1860. XIII+724Pag+5h. Holandesa con puntas. Exlibris de Ramon Sala. 28X20. Esplendida Obra del Teatro Antiguo Espanol desde sus origenes hasta mediados del Siglo XVIII. Profusamente documentada. Ref 100 Biblioteca A.

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        ROMANCERO DE LA GUERRA DE ÁFRICA

      Gaceta Militar, Madrid 1860 - 187 pp.+ láminas. 31 x 23 cm. Encuardenación en plena piel de época con gofrados. Las páginas estan ilustradas con orlas. Contiene cuatro litografías de Pérez de Castro fuera de texto. Contrareembolso - 3 eur. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        CINDERELLA or The Little Glass Slipper. Illustrated by Percy Cruikshank. Read's Grandmama Goodsoul's New Series of Picture Books. Price 6d.

      6 leaves, printed on one side only, the first and last pasted to the wrappers. Illustrated throughout with coloured engravings. Original pictorial wrappers, with ad's to the lower panel. 28.8 x 22.8 cm. Little tired; couple of small rubs where text has stuck; spine expertly repaired; else very good. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        A Catalogue of Books, in All Branches of Literature, Both Ancient and Modern

      1860. Norwich, E. Jeans&#39;s Bookseller, 1860. 376pp. Original limp cloth with printed paper covers. Covers chipped and soiled. Catalogue of over 5400 books offered for sale at marked prices, along with hundreds of engraved portraits from many of the most famous engravers and artist of Europe. Books listed are both ancient and modern; in the Greek and Latin, English, French, Italian, Spanish. German, and the Oriental Languages, in theology, (including a valuable and curious collection of Bibles and Testaments), history, voyages and travels, old poetry, natural history, law, language, and bibliography, the rarest of which is dated from 1479 to 1603. It is roughly organized alphabetically by author, with subject categories thrown-in, in typical booksellers&#39; fashion.

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        HISTORY OF THE RECENT DISCOVERIES AT CYRENE, made during an Expedition to the Cyrenaica in 1860 - 61.

      London, Day & Son Lithographers to the Queen, 1864.FIRST EDITION 1864. PRESENTATION COPY FROM E.A. PORCHER TO GEORGE DUPRE PORCHER, HIS BROTHER, DATED CHRISTMAS 1864. Folio, approximately 375 x 280 mm, 14¾ x 11 inches, 36 lithograph plates including map, of which 23 are tinted lithographs, 2 in colour, 24 illustrations in the text, 16 mounted photographs and 10 lithograph plates of inscriptions, pages: xvi, 1 - 117, tipped in errata slip at rear, bound in publisher's full green morocco, gilt title to upper cover, gilt decoration to spine and covers, all edges gilt, cream endpapers. Binding rubbed and scuffed, corners worn, shelf wear to edges, small chip to head of upper hinge, damp stain affecting a lot of the book, damp stain to prelims including title page, the map and 4 plates, mostly affecting the inner margin extending slightly onto the text and the plates, after page 23 the damp stain just affects a small part of the top margin and reduces gradually until it reaches the photographs when it starts again, affecting the inner margin of 6 photographs, not affecting the images, all the lithograph inscriptions have damp stain to inner margins extending onto the plate, quite heavy on the last few pages, some pages age - browned, some light foxing to margins of plates. Apart from the beginning and the end of the book, where the damp stains are worse, the central part of the book is quite clean. A good working copy of this handsome work. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        TRAITE PRATIQUE DE LA CONSTRUTION DES CHEMINS DE FER A CHEVEAUX

      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Paris. 1860. 22X14. 112Pag+ 1 despelgable. Rarissimo tratado de ferrocarrril americano. Dificil en comercio. Ref 3.6 Biblioteca A.

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        Sämmtliche Werke. Mit einer Einleitung von Alexander von Homboldt. Deutsche Original-Ausgabe. Herausgegeben von Dr. W.G. Hankel. 16 Bde. (=komplett)

      Wigand Leipzig 1860 - ca. 8000 S. Halbleder, Guter Zustand, 1854-1860. Exemplar aus einer Museumsbibliothek mit entsprechenden Kennzeichen. Die ersten beiden Bände abweichend gebunden (späterer Einband). Einbandkanten leicht berieben, Papier gering braunfleckig. *** Wenn Sie an einem Tag mehr als ein Buch bei uns bestellen, liefern wir innerhalb Deutschlands versandkostenfrei ***

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        JOURNAL OF RESEARCHES INTO THE NATURAL HISTORY AND GEOLOGY OF THE COUNTRIES VISITED DURING THE VOYAGE OF H.M.S. BEAGLE ROUND THE WORLD under the command of Capt. Fitz Roy, R.N.

      London, John Murray, 1860.Second edition, tenth thousand, 1860. 8vo, approximately 195 x 115 mm, 7¾ x 4½ inches, a few wood engraved illustrations and diagrams in the text, pages: xv, 519 including index, plus 32 page catalogue with adverts dated April 1867, bound in the original publisher's zigzag pattern green cloth, blind stamped decoration to covers, gilt decoration, gilt rules and gilt lettering to spine, original light brown endpapers. Tiny crease at tail of spine, gilt decoration just slightly rubbed in a couple of places, a touch of rubbing to corners, tiny bump to lower corner of lower cover, inner paper hinges not cracked, neat inscription to front pastedown, title page faintly browned, slight faint foxing to Contents table which is printed on different paper from the rest of the book, text pages bright and clean throughout. A very good plus copy. This is Darwin's first published book and is the most often read and stands second only to The Origin of Species as the most often printed. Referred to universally today as the Voyage of the Beagle, it is an important travel book in its own right and its relation to the background of Darwin's evolutionary ideas has often been stressed. The tenth thousand which this is provides the definitive text and sees the first appearance of the Postscript dated February 1st 1860 on page vii in which Darwin takes the opportunity to correct some errors. This is the first time it was published in the green cloth binding in the same style as the first three John Murray editions of On the Origin of Species. See Freeman, The Works of Charles Darwin, pages 31 - 36 and No. 20. Freeman states that inserted advertisements in our edition may be as late as September 1868. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        POEMS

      London: Edward Moxon & Co., 1860. Early reprint, 21.5 x 15.5cm (4to), in publisher's navy morocco-grain cloth w/elaborate gilt & embossed decorations & title (designed by Albert Warren, w/his monogram to spine) to covers & spine, bevelled edges, a.e.g., pale yellow ep.s, [i-v] vi-xiii [xiv-xvi], [1] 2-375 [376], [1-4, tipped-in leaves from an announcement for the 1862 International Exhibition, w/2pp. "Ode by Alfred Tennyson"] cardstock pp. w/54 wood engravings by the Dalziels, W.J. Linton, etc. after D.G. Rossetti, J.E. Millais, W. Holman Hunt, etc., + tissue-guarded frontis portrait engraving by Thomas Woolner. Printed by Bradbury & Evans, London. With the decorative bookplate of the Rev. B.W.J. Trevaldwyn, Rector of St. Martin-by-Looe, Cornwall, to fr. pastedown, & his ink initials to recto of fr. ep. The original printing of Tennyson's "Ode" tipped into this copy is the source for Thomas J. Wise's ca.1889 piracy (see Barker & Collins [1983], Dossier 300). Binding Good (extremities moderately bumped & worn, hinges mended, & lt. foxing to ep.s); contents Very Good (occas. lt. foxing).

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        The Complete Angler. Or the Contemplative Man's Recreation. Being a Discourse of River Fish-Ponds, Fish and Fishing? and Instructions How to Angle for a Trout or Grayling in a Clear Stream by Charles Cotton. With original memoirs and notes by Sir Harris Nicolas

      Nattali and Bond, London 1860 - Two volumes, large octavo, 14 fine engraved plates, with many additional textual engravings; contemporary half brown morocco over marbled boards, top edge gilt, minor foxing but a very good copy, preserved in a cloth slipcase. This edition is richly illustrated with a total of 61 plates and vignettes, after Stothard, Inskipp, and Hassell. The text is taken from the fifth edition of 1676, which was the last revised by Walton, but it also footnotes the text of all four earlier editions. Also included are thorough memoirs and notes of both Walton and Cotton. The second Nicolas edition reprinted from Nicolas's Pickering edition of 1836, which is considered one of the most beautiful and thorough fishing books ever published. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        'Curry & rice', on forty plates; or, the ingredients of social life at 'our station' in India.

      London, Day & Son, (1860).8vo. Original blind-tooled orange cloth with eleborate gilt pictorial decoration, spine gilt, a.e.g. With tinted lithographed title-page (two small tears blank margin repaired) and 39 tinted lithographed plates (some misbound) and 1 leaf of text to each plate.* First edition. - Hilarious caricature of the English way of life in British India in the 19th century, with nice tinted lithographed plates depicting the judge, magistrate, colonel, racecourse, coffee shop, tiger shooting, bazar, etc. Among the plates depicting the daily routines are excellent tinted illustrations of tiger shooting and pig sticking (Czech p.14). - Except some foxing as usual, a very nice copy.Abbey, Travel, 487; Hiler p.52.

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        THE ENGLISH STRUWWELPETER Or Pretty Stories and Funny Pictures.

      Imprint & edition unknown, circa 1860.Circa 1860, imprint and edition would have been on original covers which are missing. Rebound long ago in plain mauve cloth, small 4to, page size 255 x 188 mm, 10 x 7¼ inches. 24 pages of hand coloured illustrations, all but Shock - Headed Peter reproduce the familiar post 1858 designs still used until recently. Shock - Headed Peter himself has a huge mass of long straight hair down to his ankles and he has a heavy fringe to his forehead (see image). Original covers lacking, cloth discoloured and soiled, slightly frayed at head and tail of spine and corners. Margins lightly soiled and lightly thumbed throughout, some light foxing, tiny chips to lower corners, many short closed margin tears, one 70 mm (2¾") closed tear affecting blank area only and a few at lower inner edge, neatly mended on verso with archival tape, 2 old paper mends on verso, a few ink spots to 1 blank page, pale brown staining to 1 illustration and facing blank (pressed flowers - see image). A good copy of a scarce item printed on thin poor quality paper. The illustration of Shock - Headed Peter with ankle length hair is very close to a second design made by Hoffmann in 1858 (see Hurlimann, Three Centuries, plate VI lower right, facing page 55 and see Bilderwelt page 238), and which was used by Trim in Pierre l'Ebouriffé (1860). This illustration is not recorded in an English edition. Ours seems very early for the little cross and soup tureen in The Story of Augustus are printed as in the German version: ?Kaspar? and ?Suppe? whereas later versions say: ?Augustus? and ?Soup?. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        "Bad Griesbach". Gesamtansicht von einer Anhöhe aus.

      . Farblithographie bei E. Kaufmann, Lahr, um 1860, 18,5 x 26,5 cm.. Nicht bei Schefold. - Breitrandig und tadellos erhalten.

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        4 eigenh. Briefe m. Unterschrift.

      Laxenburg-Wien, o. J. (um 1860).. Zus. 7 S., 12° bis Gr.-8°.. Gräfin Esterhazy "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. Ersten Gesellschaftsdame', 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 sittenstrenge, zeremoniöse Frau'; 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 Esterhazy-Liechtenstein; sie empfand sie als Aufpasserin'. Esterhazy-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. Esterhazy-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. Esterhazy-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 Esterhazy-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. Esterhazy-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 den zukünftigen Kaiser Franz Joseph wie auch Erzherzog Ferdinand Maximilian (später Kaiser Max von Mexiko) unterrichtete (u.a. auch in Erdkunde). Vor der Revolution von 1848 unternahm Mislin eine Pilgerreise von Wien über Budapest und Konstantinopel nach Jersusalem. Der danach erschienene Reisebericht wurde in mehrere Sprachen übersetzt und mehrfach nachgedruckt. In den folgenden Jahren leitete er die Bibliothek am Hof der Herzogin von Parma, Erzherzogin Marie Louise, wurde zum Abt von St. Maria von Deg (Ungarn), geheimer Kämmerer u. Hausprälat Papst Pius' XI., Apostolischer Pronotar, Kanoniker der Kathedrale von Großwardein, Träger zahlr. Orden (u.a. von Spanien, Parma u. des Ritterordens vom Heiligen Grab zu Jerusalem) sowie Mitglied zahlr. Akademien. Der Verfasser zahlr. Publikationen und Vertraute des belgischen Königs und des Grafen von Chambord blieb nach der Rückkehr von seiner Pilgerreise in Wien, wo er weiterhin in persönlichem Kontakt mit dem Kaiserhaus stand. - In einem numerierten, von Mislin eigenh. beschrifteten Papierumschlag. -

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        Carta del Puerto y Rada de Salé. Levantado en 1852.

      1860 - Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1860. 405 x 565mm. A scarce Spanish chart of the seas around Rabat (or New Salé), with the layout of the town and some of the antiquities marked. C.A. Vincendon Dumoulin (1811-58) was a French hydrographer who served with Dumont D'Urville on the Astrolabe's voyage to the South Seas.

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      Vue Générale. Chromolitho (Regout) T. Muller. Paris 1860. (61x43,5 cm).

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        "Bilder aus dem Schiller-Festzuge in Hamburg. Album zur Erinnerung an Fried. v. Schiller's 100-jährige Geburtstagsfeier am 13. November 1859". Folge von 13 Darstellungen des Festzugs und Titel.

      . 14 (davon 13 altkolor.) Lithographien mit Tonplatte von J. Puschkin bei Fuchs, 1860, je ca. 25,5 x 44,5 cm.. Lipperheide Sm 34; Thieme-Becker Bd. XXVII, S. 468. - Diese Folge des 1827 geborenen Hamburger Zeichners und Lithographen ist bei Thieme-Becker erwähnt. Im Festzug sind hauptsächlich Berufsgruppen dargestellt: "Buchbinder", "Buchdrucker", "Buchhändler", "Abtheilung der Deputation des Bürger-Militair's", "Comite des Schiller Festzuges", "Der Allgemeine Alster-Club" (2 Blatt), "Gelehrten-Schule", "Künstler-Verein", "Lithographen und Steindrucker", "Maler", "Tapezierer" und "Die Hamburger Turnerschaft". Interessant auch die Darstellung der Straßen, Plätze und Häuser der Stadt. - Stockfleckig, die Ränder teils leicht brüchig. - Schöne Serie!

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        Schulwandkarte von Australasien, gezeichnet, lithographirt und gedruckt von L. Holle.

      1860 - Wolfenbüttel: Holle, c.1860. Original colour. Lithographic map, dissected and laid on linen with brass hanging rings, as issued, total 1050 x 1370mm. Some staining and pencil mss. notes, some wear at folds of linen. A scarce wall map for schools, with a coloured key for the possessions of European countries, extending to the Malay Peninsula, Japan, Hawaii, French Polynesia and New Zealand. The inclusion of 'Quensland' in Australia dates the map as post-1859. Such school maps are rare, usually disposed off when damaged or superceded. The National Library of Australia has an edition pre-dating Queensland, ref MAP RM 3857.

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        LIBRO DE LOS HIERROS O MARCAS QUE USAN LOS CRIADORES PARA SUS GANADOS CABALLARES

      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura 1 Edicion. Cordoba. 30,5x21. 194Pag+1h. 1860. El primer libro y la primera edicion sobre las marcas o hierros de todas las caballerias espanolas. Esta obra fue recopilada con muchisimo esmero. Rarisimo y muy buen libro. Ref-9.1 Biblioteca A.

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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 - 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!!! - Ihr Versandantiquariat Der-Philo-soph, der Online-Händler mit der schnellen Lieferung! An Werktagen versandfertig innerhalb 24 Stunden! 96 S., 19 Taf. Deutsch 650g

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        Das liebe Büchlein für kleine Kinder. Mit 10 nach Compostionen von J. Volz in Nördlingen in Tondruck colorirten Bildchen und hübschen Verschen und einem Anhange von Kinderliedern.

      Esslingen, J.F. Schreiber, (ca. 1860).. 4. Aufl. 21,3x16,5 cm. 8 S. Text und 10 Tafeln. OHLn. mit farb. Deckelbild.. Nicht bei Wegehaupt, Klotz, Schug. - Ries 950 (Erstausgabe erschien 1856). - Schönes Exemplar. - Selten.

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        Jeanne D&#39;Arc

      Paris - Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie, 1860. Paris - Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie, 1860 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The scarce first edition of Henri Wallon&#39;s extensive biography of Saint Joan of Arc. Bound in half leather with gilt lettering and decoration. Complete in Two Volumes. Two Volumes bound as One. Henri-Alexandre Wallon, 1812 - 1904, was an importantFrench historian and statesman. Originally devoting himself to a literary career, Wallon became in 1840 professor at the Ecole Normale Superieure under the patronage of Guizot, whom he succeeded as professor at the Faculte des Lettres in 1846. After being immortalized himself by carrying his proposition for the establishment of the Republic with a president elected for seven years. Condition: The textblock is tight and firm. There is some wear to the extremities, including some rubbing and discolouration, with the leather of the spine coming away. Internally the pages have slight browning and scattered background foxing. Overall the condition is good, with a very good interior..

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        Carta Esferica de las Costas Orientales de los Estados Orientales en la America Setentrional desde el Rio de San Juan hasta Nueva York.

      1860 - Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1826-c.1863. Touches of original colour. 640 x 950mm.

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        Critical and Historical Essays,

      London - Longman, Brown and Green, Longmans and Roberts, 1860. London - Longman, Brown and Green, Longmans and Roberts, 1860 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A handsome set with thewritings of Macaulay which includes essays on: Milton, Machiavelli, Southey&#39;s Edition of the Pilgrim&#39;s Progress, and Moore&#39;s Life of Lord Byron. In three volumes complete. Thomas Babington Macaulay was a British poet, historian and Whig politician. He wrote extensively as an essayist and reviewer, and on British history. He also held political office as Secretary at War between 1839 and 1841 and Paymaster-General between 1846 and 1848. With a dedication by the author to Francis Jefferey. Condition: In full calf bindings. Externally, generally smart with only a few marks and minor shelfwear. With a mark to front board of second volume. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright and clean throughout but with the odd spot to endpapers. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

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        Le Magasin de Meubles. No.6: Album Complet de Sieges ,Qu.-4°

      Paris, Quentin um 1860. 90 lith. Taf. mit 328 Abb., Ohldr., (Abb. Klavierstühle), Kanten berieben sonst guter Zustand, Muster- und Vorlagenwerk für Sitzmöbel aller Art, Canapes, Ottomanen, Chaiselongues, Chauffeuses etc. in der Nachfolge der Biedermeierzeit und der aktuellen historischen Orientierung.

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        The Theatre of the Greeks. A Treatise on the History and Exhibition of the Greek Drama with Various Supplements

      London - Longman and Co.; Simpkin and Co.; et al, 1860. London - Longman and Co.; Simpkin and Co.; et al, 1860 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A popular work from the mid-nineteenth century on Greek drama here in a decorative presentation binding. With five plates, two of which arehandcoloured. In an armorial binding from Lancaster Royal Grammar School, with a prize presentation bookplate to the front pastedown. Seventh Edition; Revised, Enlarged, and in part remodelled; with numerous illustration from the best ancient authorities. John William Donaldson, 1811-1861, was a philologist. After resigning his headmastership Donaldson took up his residence at Cambridge, where he obtained a high reputation as a tutor, and he was elected one of the classical examiners of the University of London -DNB. Condition: In a full crushed morocco binding. Externally,very slight shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound, withjust the occasional spot. With a light tidemark to the frontis and front blank. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        HISTORIA MILITAR Y POLITICA DEL GENERAL DON JUAN PRIM

      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura 1 Edicion. Barcelona, la Habana, Madrid. 24X16. 1860. 2Vol: 520Pag+455Pag+18 gravados (2 desplegables), abiertas sobre acero y vinetas alegoricas en el texto. 1a edicion. Magnifica Obra y Rarissima. Ref 9.1 Biblioteca A.

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        THE BIRDS OF AMERICA, FROM DRAWINGS MADE IN THE UNITED STATES AND THEIR TERRITORIES

      New York: V. G. Audubon/Roe Laockwood & Son, 1860. New York: V. G. Audubon/Roe Laockwood & Son, 1860. Second Edition. Hardcover. Owner&#39;s 1876 name on front blanks. Text with moderate to occasionally severe foxing. The plates, with all tissue guards intact, are generally clean, though all are evenly toned. The upper half of the front cover of the first volume is slightly darkened from dampstaining as is the rear cover of the second volume with one plate stained with slight damage to the coloring and a few others slightly stained. A Very Good, attractive set with lovely hand-colored plates. Seven royal octavo volumes (6-3/4" x 10-3/8") uniformly bound in full publisher&#39;s blind-stamped brown morocco leather and illustrated with 500 hand-colored lithographed plates. This early reissue of the royal octavo edition of 1840--44 is a remarkable production, completed at the onset of the Civil War. It differs most from the original edition in the plates, with tinted backgrounds slightly altered and tint added to plain backgrounds. The text, with a few alterations, is the same as in ORNITHOLOGICAL BIOGRAPHY, 1831--39. ANKER 19; AYER/ZIMMER, page 23

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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.

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        "SINDOLSHEIM gesehen von der Strasse nach Hohenstadt." Lithographie mit Tonplatten von A. Oesterlein. Um 1860. 21,8:33,2 cm.

      1860. Scheffold 33809.- Sehr seltene Ansicht von Sindolsheim. Die Ortschaft liegt eingebettet in die sommerliche Landschaft, in der Bauern mit dem Heueinfahren beschäftigt sind. - Breitrandiges Exemplar..

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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, 1860. 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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        Le Pigeon Voyageur. Jeu Geographique.

      Paris. (um 1860).. Original Holzkasten (quer 21 x 26 x 6 cm) mit koloriertem Deckelbild, von einem schmalen Zierrahmen umgeben; Kasten- und Deckelseiten mit farbigem, floral gemustertem Papier bezogen. Titelei auf dem Deckel und Beschreibung im Innendeckel in französischer, englischer und spanischer Sprache. Der Spielplan auf einer, im Kasten montierten Glasplatte. In der Mitte befindet sich der Platzhalter für die Scheiben (Palettes) mit den Abbildungen von 12 Personen in landetypischen Trachten, dann kreisörmig angeordnet die Antworten zu den auf den Palettes stehenden Fragen und in den Ecken die Darstellungen von 4 Personen in Landestracht in ihrer typischen Umgebung. Beiliegend die zu diesem geographischen Frage- und Antwortspiel gehörenden zwei Drehscheiben mit je 12 Fragen und einem Zeiger mit der Taube. Die Drehscheibe wird mit der ausgewählten Frage nach Nord ausgerichtet. Der Zeiger dreht sich nach dem Aufsetzten auf die Elfenbeinspitzen der Scheibe und die Taube zeigt auf die richtige Antwort. - Die Illustrationen zu diesem seltenen, original erhaltenen Spiel sind von Bernhard Coudert und wurden lithographiert von H. Jannin, Paris. Französisch; 1. (Ecken und Kanten etwas bestoßen und berieben; florales Bezugspapier mit wenigen kleinen Fehlstellen; Deckel leicht nach innen gewölbt; etwas gebräunt und altersbedingte Flecken; sammelwürdig und museal) - *** selten! - (Lager Bi 30)

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        Album mit 192 Städteansichten aus Europa.

      Ca. 1860-1870.. Format carte de visite, Bildgröße ca. 5 x 8,8 cm. Einsteck-Lederalbum der Zeit mit Messingschließe und Messingapplikation (gekrönte Initialen). 21 x 28 cm.. Ansichten aus Triest, Venedig, Rom, Mailand, Florenz, Como, Winterthur, München, Helsingör, Nancy, Straßburg, Hamburg, Berlin u.a. - Album beschabt, Lederbezug teils beschädigt. Einstecktaschen teils defekt; die Fotos teils gering fleckig, überwiegend gut erhalten.

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        Die Krankheiten an der Wurzelhaut der Zähne.

      Berlin. Hermann Peters. 1860.. VI, 1 nn. Bl., 208 S. OrLn.. Erste Ausgabe. - Selten. - Crowley 588. - Weinberger S. 5. - Inhalt: Die Wurzelhaut der Zähne (S. 1 -2). Die Cementschicht der Zahnwurzeln (S. 3 - 14). Die Krankheiten der Wurzelhaut der Zähne (S. 15 - 16). Symptomatologie der Entzündung der Wurzelhaut (S. 17 - 61). Ausgänge der Wurzelhautentzündung (S. 62 - 109). Die Ursachen der Wurzelhaut-Entzündung (S. 110 - 144). Die chronische Entzündung der Wurzelhaut (S. 145 - 156). Die Entzündung der Wurzelhaut und des Kieferperiostes beim Durchbruche der Weisheitszähne (S. 157 - 164). Die Behandlung der Wurzelhaut-Entzündung (S. 165 - 208). - Vgl. Engelhardt Bd. I, S. 10: Eduard Albrecht (1823 Berlin - 1883 ebd.), deutscher Zahnmediziner. Er eröffnete 1855 in Berlin die erste Klinik für Zahn- und Mundkrankheiten in Deutschland. Durch seine praktische und theoretische Arbeit hat Albrecht viel dazu beigetragen, daß die Zahnheilkunde als medizinisches Teilgebiet Anerkennung fand. Zu seinen Ehren wurde das "Albrecht-Stipendium" gestiftet. -Schönes, fleckenfreies Exemplar in guter Erhaltung, Name des Vorbesitzers auf Titel- und Schlußblatt.

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        Deutschland nebst Theilen der angrenzenden Laender bis Strassburg, Luxemburg, Kopenhagen, Krakau, Lemberg, Ofen-Pesth, Venedig, Mailand. Erster Theil: Oesterreich, Sued- und West-Deutschland, Ober-Italien.

      Coblenz Karl Baedeker 1860 - Ninth edition. xvi, 520 pp, 2 views, 10 maps and 33 plans; one plan detached (Heidelberg), ink signature inside, some spotting inside, restored preserving publisher's red cloth boards, new spine, gilt lettered on boards, no lettering on spine, marked by a previous label; overall a fairly good copy Endpapers dated "April 1860". Plans include Prague, Venice , Verona, Aachen, Bonn, Coblenz , Vienna and Trieste. This series was first published in 1851 and ran until 1870 when it was superceded by the title Süd-Deutsland and Oesterreich in 1872. Hinrichsen D58 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Narrative of the Earl of Elgin's mission to China and Japan in the years 1857, '58, '59.

      New York, Harper & Brothers, 1860.Original brown cloth gilt (spine sl. dam.). With coloured lithographed frontispiece and 60 wood-engraved plates and illustrations. XVI,645 pp.* First American edition. - Laurence Oliphant (1829-1888), British adventurer, diplomat, author and traveller, was private secretary to Lord Elgin and accompanied him to Calcutta, Hongkong, Canton, Tientsin and Yedo. The main purpose of the mission was the signing of treaties opening both China and Japan to British trade. The first part gives a detailed survey of the river Yangtze, opening up the hinterland to Western commerce. The second part gives a detailed description of the political and social conditions in Japan. Cordier, B. S., col. 2376; Cordier, B.J., col. 547; Löwendahl 1224; Howgego IV, p.461-462.

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        Gesamtansicht von Südosten vom Boscherten aus, im Vordergrund spazierende Paare.

      . Farblithographie von E. Kaufmann bei F. Schöpflin, um 1860, 21 x 31 cm.. Schefold 27200. - Dekorative Ansicht der nur sehr selten dargestellten Stadt (lt. Schefold nur 4 gedruckte Ansichten). - Im Ganzen leicht gebräunt, sehr breitrandig.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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