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        Album de vingt batailles de la revolution et de l'empire d'apres les aquarelles de m. yung. paris, plon, (1860).

      Cm. 30 x 43 (ad album), frontespizio + 20 splendide tavole incise su acciaio e finemente acquerellate (ciascuna protetta da velina). Perfetta legatura editoriale in piena percallina con decorazioni a secco e titoli in oro al piatto. Esemplare fresco ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Copia priva delle 3 carte di testo esplicativo ed in cui il frontespizio risulta essere fatto a mano (perfettamente) in modo identico a quello a stampa. Bella e non comune raccolta di tavole che raffigurano le principali battaglie napoleoniche. Nel presente esemplare la coloritura risulta particolarmente ben eseguita. Le tavole titolano: Siege of Toulon 1798, S.te Euphemie 1806, Prise de Gaete 1806, Combat de Somo-Sierra 1808, Corogne 1809, Prise d'Oporto 1809, Siege de Sarragosse 1809, Talavera 1809, D'Ocana 1809, Passage de la Sierra-Morena 1810, Fuentes D'Onoro 1811, Affaire de Brienne 1814, Combat de Champaubert 1814, Montmirail 1814, Montereau 1814, Craonne 1814, Combat d'Arcis-sur-Aube 1814, Bataille de Paris 1814, Bataille de Ligny 1815, Waterloo 1815.

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        CINDERELLA

      1860. Paperback. 1. SHAPE BOOK. CINDERELLA. (Hamburg: Gustav W. Setiz) circa 1860. 16mo (2 1/2 x 7"), pictorial wraps die-cut in the shape of Cinderella, Fine. Illustrated with color lithographs on each page with text in the middle - done in the same size and format of Prang's shaped books of the same era. Rare.

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        Manuscript Log of the "Typhoon"

      Various places Liverpool Bombay Singapore Manila etc. july 30 1860april 26 1863 Various places [Liverpool, Bombay, Singapore, Manila, etc.], july 30, 1860 - april 26, 1863. (SHIP'S LOG) Folio. Written in ink on rectos and versos of [58] leaves. Contemporary quarter calf, worn and scuffed, spine defective. Binder's ticket of a Liverpool firm on frost pastedown. A few leaves with pieces excised, with some loss. 3pp. later notes in the hands of members of the Salter family of New Hampshire, ca. 1874 . The extreme clipper ship "Typhoon"was built in 1851for the China trade by the firm of Fernald & Pettigrew of Portsmouth, NH. It was first launched in 1851 under the command of Charles H. Salter -- evidently the forbear of Commander James H. Salter, who authored this journal. The "Typhoon" was famous for its speed and power. In a memorable race around the Horn in the summer of 1851, the "Typhoon" defeated the competing clippers, the "Sea Witch", and the "Raven." As the "Typhoon" was sold to a British Company in 1863, this is probably its last journal under an American command. Appropriately, the final entry made by Salter is in Newport Harbor, April 26, 1863

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        Grand Trunk Railway of Canada, Victoria Bridge, over the river St. Lawrence at Montreal

      London: John Weale, 1860. Lithograph printed in two tints by Kell Brothers, with touches of hand-colouring, from a drawing by S. Russel. Fine condition, but inscription cut into with the loss of two letters. 11 3/4 x 20 3/4 inches. 15 7/8 x 23 1/8 inches. A presentation copy of this spectacular print from the 'Construction of the Great Victoria Bridge in Canada', a rare and sumptuously produced work on what was once the longest bridge in the world. Published in 1860, Construction of the Great Victoria Bridge in Canada, is a monument both to a great 19th-century engineering achievement and also to the fascination with new technologies and techniques that characterized the period. This great work was illustrated with several fine views of the various stages of practical construction of the bridge and highly detailed engineers' plans covering all the technical aspects of the project. James Stephenson and Alexander M. Ross were the engineers for the bridge; James Hodges built it for the contractors Sir Thomas Peto, Thomas Brassey and Edward Ladd Betts. Despite the great natural difficulties, not the least of which was the river icing up in winter, the builders encountered in its construction, the bridge was opened to passenger carrying rail traffic on December 19, 1859. Cf. Abbey Travel 631; cf. Sabin 32342; cf. TPL 3914; cf. Spendlove The Face of Early Canada , Toronto 1958, p. 76.

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        Chants et Chansons Populaires de la France. Nouvelle edition. Notices par Dumersan. Accompagnement de Piano par H. Colet. Illustrations par MM. E. de Beaumont, Boilly, Daubigny, Dubouloz, E. Giraud, Meissonnier, Pascal, Staal, Steinheil, Trimolet. Three Vol. with Chansons Populaires des Provinces de France. Notices par Champfleury. Accompagnement de Piano par J.B. Wekerlin. Illustrations par MM. Bida, Bracquemont, Courbet, Ch. Jacque, Ed. Morin, et al. One Vol

      Garnier FreresBourdilliat et Cie. Paris: Garnier Freres Bourdilliat et Cie.. [1848] and 1860. New Edition of the first three volumes with the first edition of the 4th volume all four volumes bound in 2. Lg. 8vo; handsomely bound in contemporary 1/2 red morocco and marbled boards, spine paneled, gilt decorated, title gilt, some rubbing to extremities, hinges of Vol. II starting, generally very good. Each volume illustrated with engraved frontispiece (etching). Each song with 2 pp. explanatory text plus 4 pp. of engraved lyrics surrounded by engraved vignettes plus 2 pp. engraved musical score. Vol. I - Chants Guerriers et Patriotiques Chansons Bachiques Vol. II - Chansons et Chansonnettes Chansons Burlesques et Satiriques Vol. III - Chansons Choisies Romanies, Rondes et Complaintes Vol. IV - Chansons Populaires des Provinces de France Noels, Chansons de Mai, Ballades, Chansons de Metiers, Chansons de Mariees. Volume IV with Notice par Champfleury, Accompagnement de Piano de J. B. Wekerlin. Illustrations par MM. Bida, Bracquemond, Catennacci, Courbet, Faivre, Flameng, Francais, Fath, Hanoteu, Ch. Jacque, Ed. Morin, M. Sand, Stall, Villevielle. The first edition of the first three volumes of this work was published by H. -L. Delloye/Garnier Freres, 1843. This 1848 edition was a reprint with changes and substitutions, notably substituting La Marseillaise by Rouget de Lisle for the opening song in Volume I. Page size: 27.5 x 20 cm. Vicaire II, 246-247. Brivois, pp. 94-96. Ray, Art of the French Illustrated Book, 232. See an Image.

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        Oreotrochilus Chimborazo. / 3 Kolibris - baue Köpfchen. Or.-Lithographie. Original colourlithography. In fine condition. Size / Blattgröße ca. 50 x 35cm . Unter Passepartout: Größe - 69 x 50cm.

      Graphik / Lithorgaphie. 50 x 35cm. Gould`s A Monograph of the Trochilidae, Or Family of Humming Birds show Gould at the peak of his art. The accuracy of depiction, the composition of each plate, the vibrant and precise colouring, and the sense of motion captured in the plates is overwhelming.

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        Riva am gardasee - riva au lace de garda - riva on the lake garda. printed in germany - n. 931. [1860]?

      Litografia di cm 50x40 (parte incisa) e di cm 60x50 (foglio). Buono, ordinari segni d'uso e del tempo. Grande ed inedita veduta di Riva del Garda che non compare in nessuna pubblicazione consultata. Si vende in cornice, assolutamente rara.

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        Die Cultur der Renaissance in Italien.

      Basel, 1860. 8vo. A little later green half cloth with a recent printed paper title-label to spine. Brownspotting to some leaves. Some underlinings and maginal annotations, all in pencil. Near contemporary annotations/description pasted on to verso of dedication-leaf. (4), 576 pp.. The scarce first edition of Burckhardt's main work, the groundbreaking work on the culture of the Renaissance, which helped found the historical study of this previously much overlooked era. " "The most penetrating and subtle treatise on the history of civilization", in Lord Acton's words, "a mere essay", as Burckhardt himself called it, "The Civilization of the Renaissance in Ittaly" has, for more than a century, determined the general conception of thirteenth- to fifteenth-century Italy." (PMM p. 210)This classic of Renaissance historiography is of the greatest importance to the development of the history of the Renaissance and of history of art and culture in general. More specifically, Burckhardt here establishes the fact that the Renaissance came first in developing the human individuality to the highest degree. He places the earliest signs of "the modern European Spirit" in Florence, which was a great contributing factor to the comprehension of this city as representing one of the highlights of European culture.The Swiss historian of art and culture, Jacob Chrisoph Burckhardt (1818-1897), contributed seminally to the historiography of these two fields. He is considered the discoverer of the Renaissance, and with his main work he founded the study of thirteenth- to fifteenth-century Italy and thereby the historical study of the Renaissance, the society of which he dealt with all aspects of. In general, Burckhardt's works all constitute an original historical approach to the study of art, culture, social institutions etc. As a highly respected scholar of Greek civilization, Burckhardt, with his original historiographical approach, was highly admired by Nietzsche, who also attended his lectures. The two kept in contact and corresponded frequently. Like Nietzsche, Burckhardt was a great admirer of Schopenhauer, and he greatly opposed the Hegelian interpretations of history."... as in the case of other great historians such as Gibbon, Ranke, Macaulay, no criticism of details can detract from the powerful spell which Burckhardt's book has exercised upon such widely different writers as Ruskin, Nietzsche and Gobineau, as well as upon innumerable lovers of the most magnificent period of European history." (PMM).Printing and the Mind of Man 347

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

      London, John Murray, 1860. Orig. full blindtooled green cloth, back gilt. Front endpapers slightly splitting, a contemporary library sticker pasted on upper frontcover. Corners slightly bumped, edges very slightly rubbed, otherwise a good copy. IX (including halftitle),502 pp. + Advertisements: 32 pp. and 1 folded lithographed diagram. A few brownspots to the first leaves and to the last leaves of the advertisements. Otherwise clean and fine and uncut.. Second edition (second issue - the first issue only known in a few copies) - of one of the most influential works ever written, introducing THE DARWINIAN REVOLUTION."The philosopher John Passmore (1983) recently pointed out that only one intellectual revolution - the one brought about by Darwin - has been dignified by the suffix -ism. Hence we have Darwinism, but not Newtonianism, Maxwelllism, Planckism, Einsteinism, or Heisenbergism. This exceptional status is justified, for it would be difficult to refute the claim that the Darwinian revolution was the greatest of all intellectual revolutions in the history of mankind. Its importence lies in the fact that Darwin caused the overthrow of some of the basic beliefs of his age. Furthermore, and this is only now fully realized, Darwin established the basis for entirely new approaches in philosophy." (Ernst Mayr in "Towards a New Philosophy of Biology. Cambridge, 1988" p. 162).Of this second edition 3000 copies were printed. "The new edition is only a reprint, yet I have made a few importent corrections." (Darwin in a letter). - Freeman No 376 with "Fifth Thousand" on titlepage - binding: variant a. - Dibner No 199. - Horblit No 23b (1. edition) - Sparrow No 49 (1. edition). - Printinig and the Mind of Man: 344 b

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        Fordna och närvarande Sverige. Utsigter från Dalarne med sexton plancher (...) / Utsigter från Wermland med sexton plancher (...) / Utsigter från Westmanland med sexton plancher (...)

      Stockholm. 1860-1867. Oblong folio. (35 x 52 cm.) Three parts in one volume. Utsigter från Dalarne: Title + contents + wrapper + (8 pp.) + 16 plates in lithography; Utsigter från Wermland: Title + contents + wrapper + (8 pp.) + 16 plates in lithography; Utsigter från Westmanland: Title + contents + wrapper + (8 pp.) + 16 plates in lithography. Titles and contents leaves were never issued, they were specially made for this copy. Half calf (bound 1930). Marbled boards. 5 raised bands. Title in gilt at spine. Martbled end papers. Top edge gilt. Light wear to the edges of the binding. Small damage to the board paper. One wrapper and one text leaf creased. Wrappers browned as usual. Two plates browned, six plates slightly browned. Four text leaves browned. Four or five stains in the margins. Offsetting from some plates at the verso of the next plate. These are acctually just minor faults on a book in wonderful condition.. The plates shows country estates - in three swedish provinces - in their natural setting. Lakes, forests, people, cows, horses, dogs and picturesque vistas are shown. Text in French and Swedish. This is the three last parts of the 12 part work "Fordna och Närvarande Sverige" (Ancient and Present Sweden) which contains 367 plates all together. It was published in the years 1817-1867. Besides "Suecia Antiqua et Hodierna" of 1715, this is the most ambitious topographical work ever published in Sweden. These late parts are rare

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        Chemische Analyse durch Spectralbeobachtungen. (Erste-) Zweite Abhandlung. (2 Papers).

      Leipzig, Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1860, 1861. 2 uniform contemp. hcalf, raised bands, gilt spine. A few scratches to spine. In "Annalen der Physik und Chemie. Hrsg. von J.C. Poggendorff", Bd. 110 a. Bd. 113. - IX,668 pp. a. 8 folded plates. X,660 a. 8 folded plates. Entire volumes offered. The 2 papers: pp. 161-189 a. pp. 337-381 and plates (one plate in chromolithography, spectra of different elements). Verso of titlepages and verso of plates with small stamps. Internally fine and clean.. First printing of these fundamental papers, constituting the invention of Spectrum Analysis and announcing the discovery of two new elements, Cesium and Rubidium by using the new method of spectroscopy developed by them. This technique, made possible by their invention of the spectroscope is called "One of the most dashing advances of the human mind into the secrets of the composition of matter on earth and in cosmos"(Kedrow in "Spectralanalyse", 1961). The spectral lines proved to be a guide not only to the great world of the outer cosmos, but to the infra-tiny world within the atom. Balmer made the first steps in this direction (the Balmer-lines)."The two investigators advanced, as scientifically established, the law that the bright lines in the spectrum may be taken as a sure sign of the presence of the respective metals. This conclusion was rendered doubtly sure by the discovery in the mineral water of Durkheim, through the spectrum, of two new metals. From the blue and the red lines, by which they were recognized, they were named "Cæsium" and "Rubidium". While spectrum analysis, as a terrestrial science, was due equally to Kirchhoff and Bunsen, its celestial applications belong to Kirchhoff alone."(Cajori in "A History of Physics in its Elementary Branches", pp. 160 ff).In a letter to Henry Roscoe, with whom Bunsen carried out a long importent series of photochemical researches, Bunsen wrote: "At present Kirchhoff and I are engaged in a common work which doesn't let us sleep....Kirchhoff has made a wonderful, entirely unexpected discovery in finding the cause of the dark lines in the solar spectrum, and increasing them artificially in the sun's spectrum, and inproducing them in spectra which does not have lines, and in exactly the same position as the corresponding Frauenhofer lines. Thus a means has been found to determine the composition of the sun and fixed stars with the same accuracy as we determine sulfuric acid, chlorine, etc., with our chemical reagents. Substances on the earth can be determined by this method just as easely as on the sun, so that, for example, I have been able to detect lithium in twenty grams of sea water."

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