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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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        The Mill on the Floss. Complete in three volumes

      William Blackwood, Edinburgh & London, 1860. First Edition, first printing - complete in three volumes. 8vo. 361pp, 319pp & 313pp + xvi publisher's catalogue bound into rear of final volume. Original publisher's orange-brown cloth, gilt lettered at spines and with embossed ornate decoration to upper and lower boards. Cloth a little darkened at edges and tips of corners lightly chafed and occasionally knocked. A small area of wear to base of spine of the first volume, and a quite hefty bump to upper spine. Binding a litter tender at title page of first volume, yet perfectly sound. Really quite a nice bright set, the first volume exhibits some light spotting, primarily to leaf edges, but volumes two and three are very crisp internally, save for the very occasional finger mark to margins. Eliot's celebrated second novel, recounting the story of Maggie Tulliver and reflecting the disgrace that the author herself experienced while in a twenty-year relationship with a married man.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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        GRANDE ILLUSTRAZIONE DEL LOMBARDO-VENETO OSSIA STORIA DELLE CITTÀ, DEI BORGHI, COMUNI. CASTELLI, ECC. FINO AI TEMPI MDERNI PER CURA DI UNA SOCIETÀ DI LETTERATI ITALIANI.

      Corona e Caimi 1860 ...Storia delle città, dei borghi, comuni, castelli, ecc. fino ai tempi moderni per cura di Cesare CANTU' e d' altri letterati. Milano, presso Corona e Caimi, 1860-1861. Seconda edizione. 5 tomi in 6 volumi in-8° grande, pp. 839, (8); 830; 1244; 1014; 1091; 791, bella leg. m. pelle coeva, con fregi in oro in cart. marmorizzato. Con 6 front. incisi, con numerosissimi ritratti di uomini illustri nel testo e in tavole fuori testo. 7 tavv. f.t. ripiegate (di cui 4 delle piante delle città sotto citate) e un migliaio di incisioni n.t., tutte in xilografria anche a piena pagina. Con le piante ripiegate di: Mantova, Padova, Venezia e Milano. Opera delle più importanti e compiute per quel tempo, che illustra le regioni del Lombardo-Veneto sotto vari aspetti: storico, artistico, culturale, folcloristico, demografico, economico. Ottimo esemplare, specialmente per la bella legatura e le bellissime incisioni.

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        Lettre autographe signée à Brierre de Boismont (19 juin 1860)

      1860 - In-8°, deux feuillets séparés, dont un portant un timbre et un cachet de cire. Cette lettre est adressée au célèbre aliéniste Brierre de Boismont à sa maison du 333 rue du Faubourg Saint-Antoine. le texte lui-même occupe le recto et le verso du premier feuillet. Alfred de Vigny fait référence à des entretiens réguliers avec Brierre de Boismont. Il ne peut se rendre au prochain rendez-vous car son épouse a été victime d'un accident, une chute en descendant de voiture, et il reste à son chevet. Dans les actes du Colloque de Brest, de 2002 à l'Université Victor Segalen CNRS, un travail a été intitulé "la maladie dans la correspondance de Vigny avec Brierre de Boismont". [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        POLITICAL DEBATES BETWEEN HON. ABRAHAM LINCOLN AND HON. STEPHEN A. DOUGLAS, In the Celebrated Campaign of 1858, in Illinois; Including the Preceding Speeches of Each, at Chicago, Springfield, etc.; Also, the Two Great Speeches of Mr. Lincoln in Ohio in 1859, as Carefully Prepared by the Reporters of Each Party, and Published at the Times of Their Delivery

      Columbus: Follett, Foster and Co., 1860. 8vo. [Sheet height: 22.1 cm.] iv, [1 -contents], [3 - blank], 268 pages. Recent full tan calf with gilt-lettered black leather spine label and blind rules on spine; new plain endpapers. Binding is fine. Faint institutional ink stamp to title. Embossed stamp on title and one text leaf. Single letter ("B") in ink on upper corner of title and on verso of title, the latter with bleed-through to recto affecting the middle initial of Douglas's name. Number in ink in lower margin of first page of text. Else very good with much less foxing than expected. Moderate foxing to prelims, but only occasional traces elsewhere. A handful of tiny ink marks to text, not affecting legibility. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, with no rule above publisher's name on copyright page and "2" at base of page 17. Monaghan 69. Howes 338.

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        Political Debates Between Hon. Abraham Lincoln and Hon. Stephen A. Douglas, In the Celebrated Campaign of 1858, in Illinois

      Columbus, OH: Follett, Foster & Company, 1860. First edition. Near Fine. Later issue with line over printer's name on copyright and signature 2 on p. 13. A lovely, nearly Fine copy in the original cloth. Small chip at the top of the spine, contemporary owner's name on the front paste-down and sporadic, light foxing, otherwise a bright, clean copy. & & Relatively unknown politically, Abraham Lincoln, challenged the Democratic incumbent in Illinois for the state Senate seat. The two entered into a series of seven debates in towns across the state, where the overwhelming topic of discussion centered on slavery. Lincoln lost, but decided to publish the debates in a book, which became immensely popular and led to his nomination and victory of the Presidency two years later. Lincoln's first campaign speech and the opening passage of the book is his now famous, "House Divided" speech, where he said: "A house divided against itself cannot stand. I believe this government cannot endure, permanently, half slave and half free." Near Fine.

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        OUR INDIAN EMPIRE and the adjacent countries of AFGHANISTAN, BELOOCHISTAN, PERSIA, etc. - Depicted and described by pen and pencil (3 VOLUMES)

      London and New York: The London Printing and Publishing Company, 1860. SCARCE 3 VOLUMES EDITION bound in original deep purple cloth with gilt title on spine. 3 engraved portraits, 2 double-page engraved col. maps and a 100 exquisite steel engravings. VOL. 1: vii (index), list of engravings, xxxii (introduction), 618pp.; VOL. 2: vii (index), 504pp.; VOL. 3: 142pp. (description of engravings). CONDITION: Purple spines somewhat sunned. Covers (upper part) vols. 2 and 3 mild stain and little damage to cloth. Spines slightly frayed at head. Endpapers brownish discol. Vol. 2: Frontisp. portrait, col. map, and first plate partly with larger brown spot ( right upper corner plate also affected). * CONTENTS & PLATES CLEAN. / 3 Bde. mit 100 Stahlstichtafeln und 2 dpblgr. kolor. gestochenen Karten. Ganzleinwand m. Rückenvergoldung ( etwas ausgebleicht, gering berieben. Band 2 und 3 mit kleinen Fehlstellen) . überwiegend mit Ansichten illustriertes Werk über Indien und die angrenzenden Staaten nebst zwei Karten von Nord- bzw. Südindien. Von guter Gesamterhaltung. Das Frontispiz, die Karte und die erste Tafel des 2. Bandes stärker fleckig. * TOTAL POSTAGE (registered airmail over 5 kgs.): EUROPE 25.00 euros - OUTSIDE 55.00 euros. . Cloth w. DJ.. GOOD. 28x20.

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        RECUEIL DE PROBLEMES DEDIE AUX AMATEURS D';ECHECS. CONCOURS DU JOURNAL LA REGENCE

      Paris: Au Cafe De La Regence, 1860. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good binding. Journoud was one of the leading French chess masters in the 1850';s & ‘60';s. A member of the famed Cafe de la Regence in Paris, he was on the great players there, but never reached the highest level. He is perhaps best known as editor of several of the French chess journals: The Regency, The New Regency, The Palamedes, and the Sphinx. Rather scarce; we locate five copies in OCLC. A nice copy in red embossed cloth . There is a previous owner bookplate on the front pastedown. Very Good binding.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc.]
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        [THE HUDSON RIVER FROM FORT PUTNAM]

      [Fort Putnam, N.Y. ca. 1860].. Watercolor on paper, 9 3/4 x 12 3/4 inches. Laid down on modern card, matted and framed (19 x 22 inches). Signed in lower left corner: "W F Friend." Colors clean and fresh. In fine condition. A fine watercolor by Washington F. Friend of the Hudson River as seen from Fort Putnam. A single figure in a red coat in the foreground provides scale as well as a touch of contrast to the predominant brown, blue, green, and grey tones used to portray the river and surrounding woods and hills and a partially cloudy sky. Several ships can be viewed on the Hudson and a village across the river is also depicted. In the foreground on the right side can be seen part of a brick wall, perhaps part of the fort's fortification. Friend (circa 1820-86), a painter and topographic artist who specialized in watercolors, is particularly well known for his work in the American West. "After failed business, he became an itinerant artist, sketching in Utah, California, Colorado, and Montana and painted a panorama which was exhibited in Canada and the eastern U.S." - Falk. Following a three-year journey through the western United States and Canada, Friend displayed his work in panoramic form as one element in a theatrical event which included music and recitations. The show toured in the northeast and England. Upon his return to the United States, he continued to paint and exhibit his work. A fine mid-19th-century watercolor view of the Hudson River as seen from the West Point area. Falk, WHO WAS WHO IN AMERICAN ART, 1564-1975 I, p.1202. Hughes, ARTISTS IN CALIFORNIA, p.192.

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        COLLECTION OF ELEVEN FIRST EDITIONS UNIFORMLY BOUND IN 1/2 BROWN MOROCCO

      1/2 morocco. Occasional minor rubbing at spine tips and corners. Near Fine. Includes his first book THE ESCORIAL (Oxford 1860); SHELLEY (London 1878) bound without ads; THE SONNETS OF MICHAEL ANGELO BUONARROTI AND TOMMASO CAMPANELLA NOW FOR THE FIRST TIME TRANSLATED INTO RHYMED ENGLISH (London 1878); ANIMI FIGURA (London 1882); VAGABUNDULI LIBELLUS (London 1884); SIR PHILIP SIDNEY (London 1886); CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE ... WITH A GENERAL INTRODUCTION ON THE ENGLISH DRAMA DURING THE REIGNS OF ELIZABETH AND JAMES I (London 1887) Unexpurgated Edition, frontispiece; THOMAS HEYWOOD ... WITH AN INTRODUCTION (London 1888) Unexpurgated Edition, frontispiece; WEBSTER AND TOURNEUR (London 1888) Unexpurgated Edition, frontispiece; IN THE KEY OF BLUE AND OTHER PROSE ESSAYS (London & New York 1893) bound without catalogue; and BLANK VERSE (London 1895).

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        The LIFE Of JOSEPH GARIBALDI, The Liberator of Italy. Complete Up to the Withdrawal of Garibaldi to his Island Home After the Neapolitan Campaign, 1860. Beadle's Dime Biographical Library No. 1.

      Beadle and Company, Publishers. 141 William Street, Corner of Fulton. (1860), New York: - Wood engraved frontis of Garibaldi, signed N. Orr. A quite rare Beadle publication, especially so in this cloth binding (which is *not* mentioned by Johannsen). Spine lightly sunned. Minor wear at the tips. A VG+ copy. Original publisher's brown cloth binding with gilt stamped title lettering to front board. Yellow advert front eps, printed in red ink (NB. See Johannsen's Intro to this Beadle series [v. I, p. 364], where the advert verbiage is quoted). 12mo. 7-1/4" x 4-5/8". 1st edition (Johannsen BEADLE, p. 368). 103, [5] pp. Adverts last 4 pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Dinner Question: or, How to Dine Well and Economically. Combining The Rudiments of Cookery with Useful Hints on Dinner Giving and Serving

      London: Routledge, 1860. First. hardcover. near fine. Woodcut frontispiece portrait of Tabitha. 192pp.,24mo, beautifully rebound in 1/2 tan calf, brown leather label, marbled boards. London: Routledge, 1860. First Edition. Fine. An overview of mid-Victorian dining and the relative merits of English and French cookery and the best system for arranging the service of dinner.

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        Carte Stratégique du Quadrilatère

      Altkolorierte lithographierte Karte von Henri Plon nach Capitaine Vandevelde, Officier d'Ordonnance du Roi des Belges um 1860. 54.8x78.5 cm. Maßstab ca. 1 : 86.400. - Das Gebiet um die vier Orte Verona, Legnago, Mantua und Peschierea mit Eintragung der Truppenaufstellungen zur Schlacht von Solferino am 24. Juni 1859 zwischen Österreich und Piemont-Sardinien mit dem verbündeten Frankreich.

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        A BOY'S ASCENT OF MONT BLANC. With a Memoir of the Author by Edmund Yates

      London. Ward, Lock and Tyler, (1860).. (1860), small 8vo, 165 x 105 mm, 6½ x 4 inches, frontispiece and 22 text illustrations, pages: xxxvi, 299, bound in original publisher's red cloth with black stamped decoration to spine and upper cover, illustration and lettering in gilt with a green and a blue initial to upper cover, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, all edges gilt, brown coated endpapers. Rebacked expertly with original spine laid on, new cloth showing at head and tail and on hinges, spine slightly darkened, spine gilt dull, small dark stain at lower edge of upper cover, 3 other very small stains, endpapers chipped at edges, 2 names on front endpapers, another on reverse of frontispiece, frontispiece and title page faintly foxed, small light brown stain affects 10 pages, otherwise contents clean and bright, binding tight and firm. A good sound copy. This is not the story of a boy's ascent of Mont Blanc, rather it is a history and description of ascents of Mont Blanc for the instruction and amusement of boys, including the famous ascent by the author in 1851 which is recounted in detail. Albert Smith (1816-1860) had a passion for Mont Blanc and after his ascent he produced an illustrated lecture based on his experiences. This ran for six years at the Egyptian Hall, Piccadilly and made him a rich man, starting a craze for Mont Blanc. His book on Mont Blanc was originally published by David Bogue in 1852 and went into many editions. This 'Boy's' edition which is scarce was published the same year as an edition for adults also with the Yates memoir. See Neate, Mountaineering and its Literature, No. 718 and 719. See also Appendix III. 1 copy listed in Copac (Major Libraries in the UK) in the National Library of Scotland; OCLC, World Catalogue, list 2 copies, 1 in Zentralbibliothek Zürich and 1 in National Library of Scotland. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Travels in the Regions of the Upper and Lower Amoor and the Russian Acquisitions on the Confines of India and China

      London: Hurst and Blackett, 1860 xiii, 570 pgs. 82 b/w illustrs. and colour frontis. Folding map at end with one short tear along the inner fold. Half leather binding with marbled paper over boards, endpapers & edges. Recently recased with new backstrip and strengthened hinges. Leather on the corner tips has worn through to the boards. (see photo) Subtitle reads; With Adventures Among the Mountain Kirghis; and the Manjours, Manyargs, Toungouz, Touzemtz, Goldi, and Gelyaks: the Hunting and Pastoral Tribes. In the preface the author explains that his previous work, "Oriental and Western Siberia" was nothing more than "descriptive narrative of a remote part of the globe" and that this present work is information of a more 'elevated character', intended to satisfy the geologist, botanist, ethnologist and other scientific scholars.. First Edition. Half-Leather & Marbled Paper. Vg+/No Jacket. Heavy 8vo. Hard Cover.

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        Autograph letter signed in the third person to ?Miss Smith.?

      London, 1860. Hooker, William Jackson (1785-1865). Autograph letter signed in the third person to ?Miss Smith.? 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. 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?s former students who brought in specimens from around the world. In this letter, written in his capacity as director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Hooker refuses ?Miss Smith?s? request for plant specimens: "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:?& 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."

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        SPEECH OF HON. ABRAHAM LINCOLN, AT THE COOPER INSTITUTE, NEW YORK, FEBRUARY 27, 1860., VINDICATING THE PRINCIPLES OF THE NATIONALITY OF THE REPUBLICAN PARTY. LETTER OF JUDGE EDWARD BATES, OF MISSOURI, ENDORSING ABRAHAM LINCOLN AND HANNIBAL HAMLIN

      [San Francisco: Daily Gazette, 1860].. 16pp., printed in double columns. Printed self-wrappers. Two horizontal creases, with slight separation along the creases on the front wrapper. Center portion of front wrapper tanned. Very good. This is apparently the only contemporary separate printing of Lincoln's Cooper Union speech west of the Mississippi. The speech, given in New York in February, 1860, catapulted him into the public eye and made him a viable presidential candidate. The final page carries an advertisement dated August 2, 1860, for the San Francisco Republican campaign newspaper, the MAUL AND WEDGE, which had just commenced publication. Lincoln and the Republicans narrowly won California in the 1860 election. This printing is not in Monaghan, and OCLC locates only two copies, at the California State Library and at Harvard. The Boston Athenaeum catalogue notes an 1860 printing by the "Santa Cruz News, for the Santa Cruz Republican Club" but we are unaware of any newspaper by that name in Santa Cruz, California, in 1860, nor does that printing appear in Greenwood. Rare. GREENWOOD 1297. OCLC 58934560, 82691855.

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        A CURIOUS DANCE AROUND A CURIOUS TREE

      St. Luke's Hospital [London]:: [St. Luke's Hospital],. [1860].. 7" x 4-3/4". 1st separate edition, second issue (Eckel, pp. 188-191; Gimbel B-216; VanderPoel B-465). 19, [1] pp.. Original pale pink printed wrappers, sewn. Typographical border surrounding title lettering on front wrapper.. Wrappers a bit faded, & show a mite of soiling. Paper repair to. front wrapper top edge, as well as spine paper. Old vertical fold. crease to center, as is usually found [from mailing?]. A VG copy.. This short piece by Dickens, on St. Luke's Hospital, originally published in the January 17 1852 issue of HOUSEHOLD WORDS. With Dickens' consent, it was reissued in this pamphlet form by the Hospital management as a fund- raising mechanism. The first issue had purple wrappers, in which the 'appeal' was not highlighted from the remainder of the text and, evidently, donations suffered accordingly... in this second issue, the wrappers are pink, the 'appeal' is boldly printed, and it was accompanied by an easy-to-use return envelope [much as we see today in the solicitations we receive... make it easy on the mark!]. A rather uncommon item of Dickensiana.

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        Autograph letter signed in the third person to "Miss Smith."

      London 1860 - Hooker, William Jackson (1785-1865). Autograph letter signed in the third person to "Miss Smith." 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. 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’s former students who brought in specimens from around the world. In this letter, written in his capacity as director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Hooker refuses "Miss Smith’s" request for plant specimens: "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:—& 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."

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        OUR INDIAN EMPIRE and the adjacent countries of AFGHANISTAN, BELOOCHISTAN, PERSIA, etc. - Depicted and described by pen and pencil (3 VOLUMES)

      London and New York: The London Printing and Publishing Company, 1860. SCARCE 3 VOLUMES EDITION bound in original deep purple cloth with gilt title on spine. 3 engraved portraits, 2 double-page engraved col. maps and a 100 exquisite steel engravings. VOL. 1: vii (index), list of engravings, xxxii (introduction), 618pp.; VOL. 2: vii (index), 504pp.; VOL. 3: 142pp. (description of engravings). CONDITION: Purple spines somewhat sunned. Covers (upper part) vols. 2 and 3 mild stain and little damage to cloth. Spines slightly frayed at head. Endpapers brownish discol. Vol. 2: Frontisp. portrait, col. map, and first plate partly with larger brown spot ( right upper corner plate also affected). * CONTENTS & PLATES CLEAN. * TOTAL POSTAGE (registered airmail over 5 kgs.): EUROPE 25.00 euros - OUTSIDE 55.00 euros. . Cloth w. DJ.. GOOD. 28x20.

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        Cellular Pathology as Based upon Physiological and Pathological Histology

      London: John Churchill, 1860. First edition in English. Hardcover. Good. First edition in English of this highly influential treatise (Printing and the Mind of Man 307c, Garrison-Morton 2299 -- original German edition for both). [iii - xxviii] + 511 pages, lacking half title. Good; rebound in brown leather with new gilt letterpressed title plate. Title page is chipped at edge; dedication page has a previous owner's signature pasted on. Library stamps to title page, lower edge of text, once in page margin. Text block is bright with a few pencil marks. A very presentable copy of an important work.

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        ohne Titel]

      1860 - Anonyme Federlithographie, ca. 1860. Ca. 25 x 36 cm. Sammelbild mit 17 Ansichten von Trier und den Bauwerken der Stadt. Die einzelnen Ansichten sind so dargestellt, als wären Blätter mit teilweise umgeknickten Ecken über eine Fläche verteilt. Das Mittelbild zeigt eine Gesamtansicht von Trier, von links oben in Uhrzeigersinn sind dargestellt: Römerbrücke, Pallien, St. Paulin, Kurfürstliches Palais, Igeler Säule, St. Matthias, St. Maximin, Justizgebäude, Steipe und Rotes Haus, Kaiserthemen, Amphitheater, Dom und Liebfrauen, Porta Nigra, Basilika, Trierischer Hof und Regierungsgebäude. Sog. "Quod libet", selten und gesucht, vor allem wegen der Darstellung sehr ungewöhnlicher Gebäude, darunter Justizgebäude und die Maximinkaserne. Einige der wenigen Darstellungen der ehemaligen Abtei St. Maximin, die nach 1815 durch die Preussen in eine Kaserne umgewandelt wurde, was hier durch exerzierende Soldaten deutlich wird.

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        LAKE REGIONS OF CENTRAL AFRICA: A Picture of Exploration

      London Longman, Green, Longman and Roberts 1860 - 2 volumes. First edition. With 12 chromo-xylographic tinted plates, 22 woodcuts and one folding map. Large 8vo, very handsomely bound in fine period style three-quarter tan calf over marbled boards, the spines beautifully gilt tooled with panel designs, gilt ruled and stippled compartments between gilt ruled raised bands, two compartments with contrasting labels of red and green morocco lettered and ruled in gilt, end-leaves marbled, t.e.g. xvii, 412; vii, 468. A handsome set, internally clean and fresh, all quite solid, the period style bindings are very fine. SCARCE FIRST EDITION of a book which to this day is considered one of Burton's very best. Burton returned to Africa, after his expedition to Harrar, to undertake an exploration of the "then utterly unknown Lake regions of Central Africa." His stated intention was to correct certain geographical errors (of which there were many at that time) concerning Africa and to survey as fully as possible the resources of Central and intertropical Africa. But the real reason he wanted to venture into that unknown wilderness was to find the Jebel Kumri, the fabled "Mountains of the Moon," and to find the source of the Nile river. Burton and Speke first stopped at Zanzibar, then explored the coastal regions around Mombassa, and returned to Zanzibar, from whence they set out for Ujiji--about a thousand miles inland, on the shore of the relatively unknown Lake Tanganyika. It took seven and a half months to arrive, and when there they explored the lake ineffectually due to their wretched physical condition and the unwillingness of the natives and Arab traders to assist them. Upon the point of the direction of flow of a certain river attached to the lake--whether it flowed into, or out of, the lake--they received conflicting information from locals. They returned to Kazeh, two-hundred and sixty miles east, where they recovered somewhat their health, and Burton sent Speke alone to investigate a large lake that the Arab traders had said lay fifteen or sixteen marches to the north. Speke visited the lake briefly, obtained some vague information from the locals, and decided he had discovered the true source of the Nile, a decision that "would affect men's careers and lives and lead to his own death," as Edward Rice puts it (p. 310). After Speke's return from the side-trip, the expedition returned to Zanzibar. This expedition into Central Africa was perhaps the most taxing of Burton's career; his journey to the Holy Cities of Arabia was a cake-walk by comparison as far as physical harships were concerned; and the storm of geographical controversy that greeted him upon his return to London, where he found that Speke had published his erroneous conclusions and attached all the glory of the expedition to himself, left Burton "disgusted, desponding, and left behind in the spirit and in the flesh," according to his old friend, Alfred Bate Richards. Burton returned to Africa, after his expedition to Harrar, to undertake an exploration of the "then utterly unknown Lake regions of Central Africa." His stated intention was to correct certain geographical errors (of which there were many at that time) concerning Africa and to survey as fully as possible the resources of Central and intertropical Africa. But the real reason he wanted to venture into that unknown wilderness was to find the Jebel Kumri, the fabled "Mountains of the Moon," and to find the source of the Nile river. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        CHINA AND JAPAN: BEING A NARRATIVE OF THE CRUISE OF THE U. S. STEAM-FRIGATE POWHATAN, IN THE YEARS 1857, '58, '59, AND '60 INCLUDING AN ACCOUNT OF THE JAPANESE EMBASSY TO THE UNITED STATES. Illustrated with Life Portraits of the Embassadors and their Principal Officials

      Philadelphia / Baltimore:: Charles Desilver / Cushings & Bailey,, 1860. First Edition. Very Good++. Very Good++ hardback First Edition First Printing nicely recased in the original green cloth binding with gilt decoration, lettering. Complete with two maps and eight handcolored plates, including frontispiece. Mild scattered foxing, soil. This is the true first edition with "1860" on both the title and copyright pages, quite scarce by itself and when compared with the 1861 second edition. 8vo. xii, 13-448, [8 Ads] pp. Cordier Sinica 2512-2513 (noting only the 1861 edition).

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        The Pictorial Edition of the Works of Shakspere

      London: J. S. and Virtue and Co.,, [c.1860.]. Edited by Charles Knight. 8 volumes, octavo (224 × 154 mm). Contemporary tan half calf, dark green and brown morocco labels, elaborate decoration to spines in compartments separated by raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt. With black and white illustrations. The occasional minor blemish, spines and boards a little rubbed, an excellent set. A handsomely bound set of Knight's Shakespeare.

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        Minnen från ett tre-årigt vistande i engelsk örlogstjänst 1857-1859:

      Anteckningar. Med 27 plancher i stålstick och lithografiskt färgtryck samt 4 kartor. Tvenne delar i ett band. Adolf Bonnier. Tryckt på Hörbergska Boktryckeriet, Stockholm 1860. 8:o. (14),214;(2),215-468 sid. Senare brunt skinnband med fem upphöjda bind, helt guldsnitt. Rygg dekorerad med blindpressningar. Pärmar med blindpressade ramar. Inre denteller. (Nils Linde Göteborg). Ex libris (Falk Simon). 23 x 15,5 cm

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        The Cycle of celestial objects continued at the Hartwell Observatory to 1859. With a notice of recent discoveries, including details from the Aedes hartwellianae

      London: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1860. First edition. Hardcover. Large 4to. pp. xi, [1], 480. With 6 plates including one color plate illustrating Encke's Comet. Numerous wood engravings illustrating also accompany the text. Bound in blind stamped violet publisher's cloth with the gilt image of a comet on the spine; head and tail caps neatly restored; spine is faded. Corner tips of boards repaired; inner hinges carefully strengthened. Interior pages are generally clean and fresh; some chipping to top edge of title page due to opening; light scattered foxing to several of the meridional table pages. Capt. William Henry Smyth (1788-1865) British Admiral and astronomer. He built an observatory ( Hartwell ) in Bedford where he carried on his astronomical investigations for many years. In 1844 he published his "Cycle of celestial objects for use of naval, military and private astronomers," (sometimes referred to as the Bedford catalogue), a work for which he was awarded the gold medal of the Royal Astronomical Society [see DNB]. The present volume, according to the Memoires of the R.A.S. is "a supplement to the 'Bedford Catalogue' containing the results of observations made at Hartwell between the years 1839 and 1859, bringing up to the latter date the history of many of the more remarkable double stars. Among them 7 Virginis occupies a conspicuous place… The same volume contains a history of all the circumstances attendant on the discovery of the planet Neptune…" (Memoires of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 35. London, 1867. Col. 126, 127). [Crawford Library Cat., p.421].

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        Tallis’s Topographical Dictionary of England & Wales

      London: L. Tallis [1860]. . Two volumes, 8vo, (viii), 812; (ii), 813-1582 pp, with an engraved frontispiece and title in volume I, plus 58 coloured double page maps - “Drawn & Engraved by J. Archer”, contemporary half calf, later marbled sides, spines rubbed with slight loss to the black morocco labels.

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        Bermuda:

      Smith, Elder & Co., London, 1860 - xv + 271pp + 16pp publisher's catalogue at rear. 1st ed., very clean in original blindstamped brown cloth, rebacked with book label of Minnesota Historical Society on inside cover. Head of spine skilfully repaired and with library catalogue number on spine. Very scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        In Memoriam

      London: Edward Moxon, 1860. hardcover. near fine. 211pp., 12mo, elegantly bound in contemporary full red morocco; elaborate gilt tooling and lettering on covers and spine, a.e.g. London: Edward Moxon, 1860. Ninth edition. Very neat contemporary inscription on flyleaf, else near fine in a lovely binding.

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        The Pictorial Edition of the Works of Shakspere [Shakespeare]. Edited by Charles Knight. Including Romeo & Juliet, Hamlet, The Tempest, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Macbeth, King Lear, Antony & Cleopatra , The Merchant of Venice, etc

      London: Charles Knight and Co., n.d. (c.1860)., 1860. 8 volumes, large 8vo., consisting of two vols. each of the Comedies, Tragedies and Histories, one of the Doubtful Plays and one of the Biography. Contemporary very deep purple full morocco, a little faded in places, with gilt titles and fine extra gilt tooling to spines, decorative gilt stamped boards, yellow end papers, all edges gilt. Generously illustrated throughout. Light foxing to end papers and first and last couple of leaves; very occasional in text. Corners bumped. One volume with a scratch to upper. A sound, highly decorative set.

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        National portrait gallery of eminent Americans: including orators, statesmen, naval and military heroes, jurists, authors, etc., etc., from original full length paintings by Alonzo Chappel. by Duyckinck, Evert A., and Chappel, Alonzo

      Johnson, Fry & company 1860 - Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Blind stamped Morocco brown covers worn at edges and corners, fair amount of scuff, gold embossed lettering and designs fully intact, all edges gilt, clean text, end plates split at hinges, raised bands on spine, . 2 volume set. 2 v. fronts., ports. 29 cm. Includes Portraits. Added t. -p. engr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        COSTUME FIGURER af Orpheus i Underverdenen

      udfört i A. Iversens lith. Inst. Kjöbenhavn. Ca. 1860. 12 håndkolorerede litografier i orig. bogtrykt omslag. Plancherne måler 19,7 x 11,4 cm

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        Third Annual Report of the Board of Commissioners of the Central Park.

      Wm. C. Bryant, New York 1860 - Report describing the progress of Central Park with extensive information including a list of board members, notes from the treasury, descriptions of continuing construction, comparisons to other New York City parks and explanations on the park's drainage system. The handsome lithographs depict the Terrace, several bridges, vignettes, and a large folding color profile map of the elevations of the park. The impressive map of the entire park "Map of the Central Park Showing the progress of the Work up to January 1st 1860" as laid out by Frederick Law Olmstead and Calvert Vaux, shows all footpaths and carriage roads, topography and elevations, bodies of water, buildings and trees. Small tear to map, illustrations in otherwise excellent crisp condition. Illustrated with 14 plates (9 color lithographs and 5 black and white wood engravings) and one large fold out map of Central Park (lithograph with hand coloring). 72pp. 8vo, original brown blind-stamped cloth with gilt lettering on front cover. New York: Wm. C. Bryant, 1860. First Edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bilder-Atlas zur Weltgeschichte.

      Nach Kunstwerken alten und neuer Zeit gezeichnet und herausgegeben von Ludwig Weisser. Mit erläuterndem Text von Dr. Heinrich Merz. 1:I-II-2. Stuttgart, Wilhelm Nitzschke, 1860-68. Plates in folio and text in 8vo. Engr. front,+ (4) pp.+ 50 engr. plates; engr. front,+ (4) pp.+ 42 engr. plates; (4) pp.+ 54 engr. plates; (c. 300); (c. 300); (c. 300) pp. Spotting in the plate volume part 2 with red ink on upper corner to the first three plates, spotting also in text volume 2. Worn publ. half calf, gilt spines with raised bands and with blindstamped and gilt cloth boards. Six volumes, uniformly bound. Top of spine worn to plate volumes 1:I and 2. Complete set of the first edition of professor Ludwig Weisser's large Bilder-Atlas, with a total of two engr. fronts and 146 steel engr. plates, with over 5000 illustrations. Here together with the three text volumes by Heinrich Merz, "Geschichtliche und künstlerische Erläuterungen zu L. Weisser's Bilder-Atlas zur Weltgeschichte. Several new editions were published during the 19th century. 1: Erster Band, erste Abtheilung. Geschichte des Alterthums in fünfzig Tafeln. (Mit 1750 Darstellungen.) 2: Erster Band, zweite Abtheilung. Lebensbilder aus dem classichen Alterthum. - Götter- und Heroen-Bilder. 3: Zweiter Band. Geschichte des Mittelalters und der neueren Zeit in 54 Tafeln

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        CONTEMPORARY COLLECTION OF AMERICAN PHARMACEUTICAL LABELS 1860-1885

      18. Good. [PHARMACOLOGY - 19TH CENTURY - AMERICA]. A CONTEMPORARY COLLECTION OF AMERICAN PHARMACEUTICAL LABELS, CIRCA 1860-1885. Approximately 440 mid- nineteenth century pharmaceutical labels laid-down on [29] leaves, or loosely laid-in, in a commercially manufactured blank book. The majority of the labels are from pharmacies in Boston, Massachusetts, and environs, and Philadelphia, with a good selection from New York City, and a few from such far flung places as Rutland and St. Albans, Vermont, and Minneapolis, MN. The greatest number of labels from an individual concern are those from Borell, Pharmaceutical Chemist of Philadelphia, and the variety of the preparations named on the Borell labels is impressive. However, the album was probably compiled in Boston based upon the greater variety of pharmaceutical companies represented - at least twenty different pharmacies and chemists in the Boston area are included - and that some of the Boston labels are among the earliest in the collection. The firm of Caswell, Massey & Co. exists today as a "purveyor of luxury personal care products and accessories" but is identified herein as Pharmaceutical Chemists with locations in Newport, RI, and New York City. Taken as a whole, the album provides a window onto the wide array of medicinal, cosmetic, and household products available in nineteenth century American pharmacies. Some of the products are recognizable and still used today, i.e. quinine, iodine, flaxseed, etc., while others might require a little bit of research, i.e. Lady Webster Dinner Pills "for persons of full habit or gouty tendency", and some, such as Lead Water: Poison to Swallow, leave one to wonder at their exact application. Some labels are blank, just waiting to be filled in; while others for prepared compounds and medicines are printed, occasionally with handwritten dosage instructions. Also, there are some orange labels that scream caution ("POISON", "FOR EXTERNAL USE") or designate potentially hazardous materials ("Persian Insect Powder", laudanum, etc.). Octavo, [110] ff., cloth-backed marbled boards. The upper board is detached and the cloth spine is frayed. One leaf has had a label excised leaving a hole. Laid-in are three other, later pieces: a five-page list of members of the American Pharmaceutical Association for 1925-26, removed from the Journal of the American Pharmaceuti

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        Den Sidste Franklin-Expedition Med "Fox", Capt. M'clintock.

      Fr. Woldikes Forlagsboghandel, Copenhagen - 1860, 1st Edition. () Very good. [6], 266. Octavo. Full purple cloth with elaborate blind stamped design to boards. Light brown endpapers. Gilt titles and decoration to spine. Spine and top edges of boards sunned. Shelfwear to boards. Bookplate of Hans Bjarne to front pastedown. Foxing throughout. Illustrated with 8 lithographed plates, frontispiece from steel engraving, illustrations from drawings (including coloured blue flag on title page), folding facsimile of a document and 4 maps (including 3 folding maps). All maps bound at back (maps 2 and 3 on a single sheet. Not in AB. Narrative of the British Franklin search expedition sponsored by Lady Franklin, in the 'Fox' under McClintock, sent out to determine how Franklin and his men had died, written by the interpreter J.C.C. Petersen. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tales and Novels by Maria Edgeworth. In Ten Volumes

      London and New York: George Routledge and Sons A good to very good 10 volume set of Maria Edgeworth's works in matching red half leather bindings with marbled boards, marbled page edges and marbled endpapers. Fine gilt compartments to spines and title and volume listing. Undated but looks to be 1860's/70's. With 37 of 38 black and white engravings by William Harvey. Each with black and white frontispiece and vignette title page followed by plain title page. Vol I: Moral Tales, 2 b/w plates, 438pp. Vol II: Popular Tales; 2 b/w plates, 485pp. Vol III: Belinda; 1 b/w plate, 463pp. Vol IV: Castle Rackrent; Essay on Irish Bulls; The Science of Self-Justification; Ennui; and The Dun. 2 b/w plates, 434pp. Vol V: Manoeuvring; Almeria; and Vivian; Tales of Fashionable Life. 2 b/w plates, 442pp. Vol VI: The Absentee, A Tale of Fashionable Life; Madame de Fleury; Emilie de Coulanges; The Modern Griselda. 2 b/w plates; 470pp. VII: Patronage. 2 b/w plates, 504pp. Vol VIII: Patronage, concluded; Comic Dramas; Leonora; and Letters. 2 b/w plates, 486pp.Vol IX: Harrington; Thoughts on Bores; and Ormond. 2 b/w plates. 528pp. Vol X: Helen. 455pp. The bindings have light wear at joints and edges and a little wear to board surfaces, but are sound and very bright. The contents have light occasional foxing due to the paper used. Vol IX has a damp stain that affects the top corner of the second plate and is then slightly visible at following page edges.

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        Alpenlandschaft mit See.

      1860 - Öl auf Leinwand. o.J. (um 1860). Bildformat: 78 x 59 cm. Ölgemälde.- Gerahmt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire physique, civile et morale de Paris depuis les premiers temps historiques par J. -A. Dulaure annotée et continuée jusqu'à nos jours par C. LEYNADIER.

      Dufour, Mulat et Boulanger, 1859 1860 - 8 tomes en 4 volumes in-8 demi-chag. vert, dos lisse orné. 135 planches hors-texte, dont 51 de costumes en couleurs. Dos lég. passé. Petites usures et frottements. Bon exemplaire. in-8°

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        Collection Ulysses S. Grant ephemera including an early cabinet card, the only complete photo of the family ever taken, made 35 days before the General's death; his funeral procession, program to his Memorial Parade in New York

      1860.. Photograph "Gen. U.S. Grant and Family at Mount McGregor, N.Y.", the only photo of his complete family ever taken, made 35 days before the General's death, photographed by John G. Gilman, June 19, 1885; cabinet card ca. 1860, a handsome General Grant wearing his general's uniform (crack in top of card slt. into image); funeral ephemera including: Grant Memorial Parade, Souvenir Program, New York, April 27, 1897, 16pp, original printed wrappers; and photographic items related to his funeral, albumen prints 5.5 x 3.5" mounted on card with captions- Gen. Grant's Funeral Procession on Broadway, N.Y.; Gen. U.S. Grant's Tomb, Riverside Park, N.Y. (copyright F.A. Guzman, Flushing NY); North & South, Shaking Hands over the Remains of Gen. Grant. From Police Gazette Aug. 15, 1885.

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        A CURIOUS DANCE AROUND A CURIOUS TREE

      [London]:: [St. Luke's Hospital],. [1860].. 7" x 4-3/4". 1st separate edition, second issue (Eckel, pp. 188-191; Gimbel B-216; VanderPoel B-465). 19, [1] pp.. Original pale pink printed wrappers, sewn. Typographical border surrounding title lettering on front wrapper.. Wrappers a bit faded, & show a mite of soiling. Paper repair to. front wrapper top edge, as well as spine paper. Old vertical fold. crease to center, as is usually found [from mailing?]. A VG copy.. This short piece by Dickens, on St. Luke's Hospital, originally published in the January 17 1852 issue of HOUSEHOLD WORDS. With Dickens' consent, it was reissued in this pamphlet form by the Hospital management as a fund- raising mechanism. The first issue had purple wrappers, in which the 'appeal' was not highlighted from the remainder of the text and, evidently, donations suffered accordingly... in this second issue, the wrappers are pink, the 'appeal' is boldly printed, and it was accompanied by an easy-to-use return envelope [much as we see today in the solicitations we receive... make it easy on the mark!]. A rather uncommon item of Dickensiana.

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        Panorama del puerto y ciudad de Palma de Mallorca

      Madrid 1860 - Litografia en blanco y negro de gran formato 104x38 cms. Esta estampa que muestra un panorama tomado desde el oeste de la bahía, muestra la ciudad con los restos de murallas medievales y unos molinos de viento usados para extraer agua de los pozos y que aún quedan por la zona. Esta vista es sumamente rara y no hemos localizado referencias de ella aunque está muy claro que el motivo de su realización fue conmemorar el viaje que Isabel II y su marido Francisco de Asís realizaron a Mallorca en 1860. Extremely rare panoramic landscape view of the mallorca city with its harbour and cathedral.Unknown to us up to now and was printed to hommage the queen Elisabeth II visit to Mallorca in 1860.

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        West Indies

      London 1860 - Large detailed map of Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico with good topographical detail. Of interest in the southern part of the United States are the locations of several Creek Indian villages., Size : 500x593 (mm), 19.625x23.375 (Inches), Hand Colored

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        Map of the United Counties of Frontenac, Lennox and Addington, Canada West from actual Surveys under the Direction of H. F. Walling

      Kingston, Canada West: Putnam & Walling Publishers, 1860. Lithographed map, full original hand-colouring, folding in 36 sections, backed onto linen at a contemporary date, edged with green silk ribbon. (61 1/4 x 62 inches). A fine large-scale map of Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Counties in Canada, including a large view of the city of Kingston. Ristow devotes an entire chapter to the work of Henry Walling in American Maps and Mapmakers (pp. 327-338.), noting that Walling, along with Robert Pearsall Smith, "unquestionably made the greatest contributions to town and county mapping" during the period between 1850 and 1880: Ristow's remarks concentrate on Walling's contribution to the mapping of the United States, but are equally applicable to his work in Canada. This map of the counties in Canada West was the most accurate and detailed map of the area that had yet been assembled. The map includes a large inset and detailed town plan of Kingston (with an adjacent business directory), together with insets of 28 other towns in the area. There is also a table of distances. Eight uncoloured vignettes of important county buildings are also included and there are business directories for at least five of the other towns depicted. The map is here presented as a case map, sectioned and linen-backed, rather than in wall map form, thus preserving the beauty of the original colouring, and without the varnish that tends to be such an unwelcome feature of wall maps of the period. Cf. Ristow American Maps and Mapmakers pp.327-338; not in Rumsey.

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        A CURIOUS DANCE AROUND A CURIOUS TREE

      [London]:: [St. Luke's Hospital],. [1860].. 7-1/4" x 4-3/4". 1st separate edition, second issue (Eckel, pp. 188-191; Gimbel B-216; VanderPoel B-465). 19, [1] pp. Binders blanks before & after the pamphlet.. Full deep maroon morocco binding with gilt spine stamping & elaborate gilt dentelles. TEG. Original pale pink printed wrappers bound-in. Typographical border surrounding title lettering on front wrapper.. Light extremity wear to binding, with front joint a bit tender.. Pamphlet with faint vertical fold line. Bookplate. All-in-all, a Nr. Fine example.. This short piece by Dickens, on St. Luke's Hospital, originally published in the January 17 1852 issue of HOUSEHOLD WORDS. With Dickens' consent, it was reissued in this pamphlet form by the Hospital management as a fund- raising mechanism. The first issue had purple wrappers, in which the 'appeal' was not highlighted from the remainder of the text and, evidently, donations suffered accordingly... in this second issue, the wrappers are pink, the 'appeal' is boldly printed, and it was accompanied by an easy-to-use return envelope [much as we see today in the solicitations we receive... make it easy on the mark!]. & & This copy from the Dickens collection of Capt J. F. Hinckley, whose holdings were dispersed by auction in 1912.

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