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        STORIA DEGLI ORDINI EQUESTRI ROMANI.

      A spese dell'autore 1860 In-4 p., mz. pelle coeva, fregi e tit. oro al dorso, pp. LII,182,(6), molto ben illustrato, come da Indice, da 20 tavv. f.t. litografate a colori e ritoccate a mano, relative agli Ordini: Gerosolimitano - San Silvestro - di Cristo - Cubiculari pontifici (ossia Camerieri segreti di spada e cappa e di onore) - del Santo Sepolcro - di San Gregorio Magno - Piano - di S. Spirito - del Moretto - di Santa Cecilia. Per ogni Ordine vengono illustrati: il costume (da uno a tre personaggi) con relativa tavola di dettagli, decorazioni, collane, croci, ecc. Vi figurano anche 2 tavv. con le decorazioni degli ordini estinti. Esemplare ben conservato.

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        Supplément au recueil d'anitquités Suisses.

      49x35,5 cm. 28 S. Mit 23 handkolorierten lithographiertem Tafeln mit vielen Figuren. Originalpappband. Barth 4a. - Lonchamp 390. - Bonstetten (1816-1892) studierte in Genf und Deutschland, kehrte nach einem längeren Aufenthalt in Wien in die Schweiz zurück und widmete sich archäologischen Studien. Er leitete Grabungen in Bern, Fribourg, Vaud und Aargau. Seine Sammlung prähistorischer Fundstücke stiftete er dem Historischen Museum Bern. - Die prächtig kolorierten Tafeln zeigen Schmuckstücke, Werkzeuge, Waffen, Haushaltsgegestände, Plastiken etc. - Vorsätze leicht stockfleckig, sonst sehr frisch und wohlerhalten. Alle Tafeln annähernd fleckenlos. - Der Hauptband erschien 1855, 1867 erschien noch ein 2. Supplementband.

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        Die schönsten Stellen der Schweiz.

      Gross-4°. 39 Blatt Aquatintaradierungen Aquatintaradierungen (zum Teil in Braun- und Blautönen)meist nach Winterlin (31), R. Huber, E.Labhardt, Suterlin (2) Corradi (2) u.a., gestochen von F. Hirchenhein (15), L. Weber (5), J.J.Tanner (5), Th. Beck (12) u.a., (Blattgrösse 34x27 cm), (Plattengrösse ca.20,5x15,3 cm). In losen Blättern unter bedruckter Originalleinwandmappe mit goldgeprägtem Deckeltitel und Blindprägung. Brun II, 20 (für Hasler). - Vgl. Gattlen Suppl. S. 29 (Nr. 2043-2055).- Nicht bei Lonchamp (kennt nur die ?kleine Ausgabe'). - Seltene Folge von Ansichten aus der Schweiz und der Umgebung von Chamonix, meist nach Vorlagen von Anton Winterlin. Gattlen vermutet, dass Hasler total 59 Blätter herstellte, die Mappen jedoch individuell nach den Wünschen der Kunden einzeln zusammengestellt wurden. Unter dem hier angebotetenen Titel sind die Blätter jedoch weder im Graphischen Kabinett des Kunstmuseums Basel noch in der Graphischen Sammlung der Nationalbibliothek verzeichnet. Vorhanden sind: Tellskapelle - St.Gotthard Hospiz - Altdorf - Urnerloch - Amsteg - Via Mala - Seealpsee - Weissbad - Unterseen und Interlaken - Wengeneralp - Handeck - Reichenbachfälle - Giesbach (2) - Rosenlaui - Schloss Schadau - Staubbach - Pierre Pertuis - Hospice du St.Bernard - Simplonhospiz - Varen - Visp - Brig - Ganterbruck - Galerie St.Joseph (Simplon) - Galerie Kapf (Simplon) - St.Verena Einsiedelei Solothurn - Schaffhausen - Einsiedeln - Fribourg (2) - Borromäische Inseln - Ruine Rötteln - Montblanc - La Mer de Glace - Glacier des Bossons - Vue de la Flechère - Chamonix. - Einige Blätter stockfleckig und/oder gebräunt. Vereinzelte kleine Randläsuren. Mappe etwas fleckig, Rückenkanten angeplatzt. [5 Warenabbildungen bei antiquariat.de]

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        Traite des entozoaires et des maladies vermineuses de l'homme et des animaux domestiques

      Bailliere Paris: Bailliere, 1860. 1st edition. Davine, Casimir. Traite des entozoaires et des maladies vermineuses de l'homme et des animaux domestiques.8vo. xix, [1], xcii, 838pp. Signature B (pp. xvii-xix) misbound. Nearly 100 text illustrarions. 220 x 140 mm. Contemporary half morocco, a little rubbed, but a fine copy. FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR on title to [Auguste] NELATON (1807 -73), with Nelaton's stamp on flyleaf. Garrison-Morton 2451. "Davaine's other scientific contributions {i.e., the first conclusive proof that a definite disease was due to a definite micro-organism, G-M 5166, etc.} had to do with internal parasites of man & domestic animals. His important work on this subject, Traite des entozoaires, ran to two editions. As early as 1857 Davaine thought of tracking down intestinal worms by seeking their eggs in the stools, a procedure still followed. Experimentally he specified the mode of development of the Ascaridae (Ascaris Iumbricoides) and of the Trichocephalus (Trichuris trichiura)" (D.S.B.) Inscribed to the great teacher and surgeon, Auguste Nelaton (see G-M 5597). Cole II 77, 2nd. ed. only. Waller 2302.

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        The Mill on the Floss. 3 volume set

      Edinburgh: William Blackwood & Sons, 1860.. First Edition. Red-brown hardback cloth cover. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover lightly rubbed with some edge wear. Scattered browning throughout. New eps. 361pp; 319pp; 313pp; +16pp catalogue :: 200mm x 130mm (8" x 5") :: Title pages include 'The Right of Translation is reserved'. With advertisement page at rear of volume I for 'Scenes of a Clerical Life and Adam Bede'

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        Coracias Indica. (Indian Roller).

      Lithograph coloured by hand, printed by J.E.C. Walter. London ca. 1860. 54 x 36 cm. Matted.. From The Birds of Asia 1850-83

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        Fine studio sized sepia profile full length portrait by photographer /sculptor Adam Salamon

      Paris, 1860. Original Portrait by Adam-SalomonRayer, Pierre Fran?s Olive (1793-1867). Sepia-toned portrait photograph of Rayer in middle age, by Antoine Samuel Adam-Salomon (1818-81). 275 x 212 mm. Paris, circa 1860. Minor damage at corners due to removal from mounting, traces of former mounting on verso.Excellent, rare , and good-sized portrait photograph by Adam-Salomon of the dermatologist and pathologist Rayer, author of the classic Trait?h?ique et pratique des maladies de la peau (1826-27; G-M 3989). The photograph is typical of the work of Adam-Salomon, who originally worked as a sculptor, but turned to portrait photography under the influence of the Munich photographer Franz Hanfstaengel. Adam-Salomon's antique poses, making much use of light and shade to give painterly effects, were inspired by Classical sculpture and painting and incorporated expensive fabrics and settings. He also favoured heavy retouching of the negatives, for which he was criticized by some contemporaries. He was, however, much admired for the imposing character of many of his portraits . . . Some of those hostile to photography, such as Lamartine, were persuaded to consider it as an art by the work of Adam-Salomon. He founded his studio in Paris in 1859, working on reproductions of works of art as well as portraits of the rich bourgeoisie, and he proposed working on a portrait gallery of European notables. He was made a member of the Soci? Fran?se de Photographie in 1870 and received the L?on d'honneur the same year ("Antoine-Samuel Adam-Salomon," Answers [internet reference]).The photograph shows Rayer dressed in brocade vest and frock coat and standing in front of a classical pillar or column, with a velvet-draped table next to him on which are stacked two old books. This rare photograph was purchased in an auction that contained a few items owned by Rayer's descendants.

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        HISTORIA DE CATALUNYA Y DE LA CORONA DE ARAGON [CT IN 5 VOLS]

      Barcelona Spain: Libreria De Salvador Manero. Good with no dust jacket. 1860-1863. First Edition. Hardcover. Steel plates; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Historia de Cataluna y de la Corona de Aragon, escrita para darla a conocer al pueblo, recordandole los grandes hechos de sus ascendientes en virtud, patriotismo y armas, y para difundir entre todas las clases el amor al pais y la memoria de sus glorias pasadas, por Victor Balaguer, cronista de Barcelona. Complete in 5 volumes. Bound in full leather with gilt lettering and decorative design to spines. Volumes show external wear, with rubbing and scuffing to covers and chipping/cracking to spines. Minor loss of material at ends of spines. Books are solidly bound, with marbled endpapers. Pages show scattered foxing, particularly noticeable on plate's margins and adjacent pages. Illustrated with numerous steel plates. Contents generally bright and clean. Spanish History of Catalonia. Very scarce, only 3 other copies were located and those in Spanish collections. Width: 7.25" Height: 10.75" .

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        Husking

      New York: Currier & Ives, 1860. CURRIER & IVES MOST CELEBRATED IMAGE, FROM A PAINTING BY THE NOTED AMERICAN ARTIST EASTMAN JOHNSON Lithograph with original hand color . Book.

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        Autograph Letter Signed

      Not published London: Not published, 1860. Two page letter, written entirely in the hand of and signed by English architect and Civil Engineer Thomas Page. The letter reads "6 Hanover Square. 15 April 1860. My dear Mr. Cooke [E. W. Cooke, (1811-1880) English Painter and Botanist], I am ashamed of the delay in acknowledging your letter - your very witty + characteristic letter which I have just received back from E.W. Dallas [1809-1879]. I think - nay I am sure that your letter is the best part of the whole performance..." It continues in the same vein for another page and is signed boldly by page. Moderate discoloration from old adhesive along one edge. Page designed the embankment of Thames in 1842, and Westminster Bridge. Included is a 19th century engraving of the Thames Embankment. Autograph, Manuscript.. Signed. No edition. Unbound. Very good condition. Octavo (8vo).

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        Notes on Nursing: What It is, and What It Is Not

      London: Harrison, [1860].. First Edition, later issue. Brown hardback cloth cover. G- : in Good (minus) condition without dust jacket. Contents detached but complete. Wear to spine. Ex library with stamps of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. 79pp, 4pp ads to front and rear :: 220mm x 140mm (9" x 6") :: First edition points: advertisements on front pastedown dated 1860 for edition of Burke's Peerage and Foreign Office list. 'The right of translation is reserved' last line on title page

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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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        Album für Rippoldsau und die Bäder Griesbach, Petersthal, Freiersbach, Sulzbach, Antogast nebst Wolfach, Freudenstadt und Allerheiligen. In Gedichten von J. Sprüngli, Pfarrer in Thalweil, und Zeichnungen nach der Natur von C. Reifert in Frankfurt a.M.

      Quer-Kl.8°, 96 S. u. 32 farb. Abb., OHLwd., Goldschnitt., Min. berieben, durchgeh. min. stockfleckig, hinterer Vs. im Gelenk aufgeplatzt, insgesamt gutes Exemplar Schöne farb. Lithographien zeigen diverse Ansichten der genannten Bäder im Schwarzwald.

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        Mont Blanc. With a memoir of the author by Edmund Yates.

      Kl.8°, Fronti., XXXVI, 299 S., zahlr. Textabb. u. Vignetten in Holzstich, Priv.-HLdr. d. Zt. m. Goldpräg. auf 4 Bünden, Ldr. etw. unsauber, Kanten berieben, Stempel a. Titelbl., Stege vereinzelt etw. stock- bzw. fingerfleckig.

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        Autograph letter signed, probably to Latimer Clark

      1860. Very Good. Hughes, David Edward (1830-1900). A.L.s. to an unidentified recipient, possibly Latimer Clark. Paris, October 1, 1860. 2pp. 206 x 133 mm. Holes punched in upper margin, with tears at holes, remains of mounting present. Provenance: Latimer Clark.Hughes, an inventor and experimental researcher in electricity and magnetism, is best known for his invention of the microphone in 1878. His first successful invention was an improvement of R. E. House's automatic printing telegraph (1846); completed in 1855, Hughes's device was quickly adopted in both America and Europe. In 1860 the French government purchased Hughes's automatic telegraph for use on their lines. The present letter discusses its installation:"I have just returned from Bordeaux where I have been to give the necessary instructions to work my Inst[rument]. from there to Paris (distance 5.75 kilometres) and the line is now working first rate with my Inst. They have not yet commenced transmitting the regular business merely sending old messages for practice. I think they intend commencing tomorrow as they are sufficiently advanced to do it well. . . ."The Insts. we have now are not very good being very badly made but they answer well enough for demonstration. The new Insts. of Mr. Fremont will be finished in about 2 weeks. They will take the place of the old ones. Then I shall be at liberty to bring them to England and they will be at your disposal if you wish it. . . ." Origins of Cyberspace 162

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        The Book Of Historical Costumes, Drawn From The Best Specimens And The Most Authentic Documents of Each Period

      Cassell Petter and Galpin London: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, ca 1860. First edition. leather_bound. Modern crushed ruby morocco. Aeg. Fine/No Dust Jacket. 8 pages in text. 30.5 x 23.5. Ninety-six hand-colored lithographs printed recto only after the Pauquet Brothers -- starting with the year 403 [Saint Clotilda, Wife of Clovis I) through 1864 [Paris Fashions, The Empire]. Plates are exquisitely clean, housed in a modern, elegant binding -- raised bands, spine panels richly gilt in fleur-de-lis motifs, cover border in blind with gilt motifs at the four corners. COLAS 691.

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        Le Magasin des Enfants entretiens et Contes Choisis, Extraits de l'ouvrage de Madam Leprince de Beaumont. Illustrees par Pauquet

      Amedee BedeletParis: Amedee Bedelet, [n.d., ca. 1860] Original pictorial boards, lightly soiled. . Twelvemo. Hand-colored frontispiece and eight hand-coloured plates, one loose with lower blank margin slightly soiled. Binding extremities lightly rubbed. One plate loose, with lower blank margin slightly soiled. A good, clean copy E.M. Forster's copy, with his bookplate "This book belongs to E.M. Forster." Forster has written on the front fly-leaf in ink: "In my mother's room. West Hackhurst. 1946." E.M. Forster spent forty years of his adult life living at his mother's house at West Hackhurst, Abinger Hammer. During the years 1925 to 1945, he lived with his mother, Alice Clare (Lily) in a house designed by his father, the architect "Eddie" Morgan, and previously occupied by his grandmother, Laura. Forster had to leave his home at West Hackhurst upon his mother's death in 1945, as the landlord refused to renew the lease.

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        Collection de Vues de Paris, prises au Daguerreotype [alternate title]: Collection de 28 Vues de PARIS prises au Daguerreotype gravures en taille douce sur acier

      Chamouin Paris: Chamouin. [1860]. First. First edition. Oblong quarto. Red cloth stamped in gilt and blind. Engraved title page, plus twenty-eight engravings (complete) of Paris locations. Edgewear, hinges tender, some foxing, mostly to the tissue guards (where present) and margins, but a little on the images, a sound, very good copy. .

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        Anatomische Abbildungen

      Wurzburg, 1860. Feigel, Johann Theodor Anton (1804-48). Anatomische Abbildungen oder Erlauterungstafeln zu dem Handbuche der Anatomie. Atlas only; lacking accompanying text. Folio. Elaborate lithographed title, 55 full-page lithographed plates numbered I-LV, 9 folding or double-page plates numbered I-IX, after drawings by the author, many hand-colored. (64 plates in all). [Wurzburg: n.p., 1837?] 490 x 347 mm. Modern dark blue morocco-backed boards. Minor soiling and foxing, but a very good, sound copy. Ownership signature on title. First Edition of the atlas to Feigel's Vollstandiges Handbuch der Anatomie (1837), with handsome large lithographed plates after the author's drawings; the veins and arteries are hand-colored in blue and red. Feigel, a professor at the University of Wurzburg, was a highly talented artist who illustrated all three of the medical works he published during his short life.

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        [Fyra Utsigter af Fahlun. Med en kort förklarande text. Teckningar af Alb. Blombergsson. Lithografi af Em. Baerntzen & Co]

      Fahlun. [Carl Nordins Förlag] F. L. Schmidt. 1860. 26,5 x 35,5 cm. 8 pp. + 4 lithographed plates. All published. No title page published. The title above was printed at the original wrapper, not present here. Recent paper board binding. Black cloth spine. Sprinkled board papers. Large margins.. A couple of creases to the text leaves. A slight water stain to the inner margin of the text leaves. Clean. A nice copy.. A plate book on the town of Falun. The plates are: Utsigt från Jernvägsstationen; Gefle-Dala Jernvägs Stationshus; Christine Kyrka och Stora Torget; Stora Kopparbergs Grufwa. The plates are lithographed by J. Hellesen. A scarce work

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        Britton & Rey's Map of the State of California

      San Francisco: 1860. Hand-coloured. Several fold tears repaired and restored. Laid on fresh linen. 30.25 x 24.75 inches. Extremely rare map of California, by George Goddard. George H. Goddard came to California in 1850. In 1855, he surveyed a part of the boundary between California and Utah Territory (now Nevada). He later surveyed for the Western Pacific Railroad and for John Charles Fremont. He also surveyed most of the important passes Sierra Nevada Mountains. Mount Goddard still bears the name of this important early surveyor. In 1855, Goddard compiled a manuscript map of California on a scale of two miles to the inch. The map was a remarkable improvement on the best available maps, so much so that Marlette, the States Surveyor General petitioned the California legislature to purchase Goddard's map, stating that nowhere else could so complete and extensive a map be obtained. After the legislature rejected the proposal, Goddard submitted a version of the manuscript to Britton & Rey, who lithographed and published it for the first time in 1857. Among its many distinctions, it was the first map to accurately locate Lake Tahoe (here Lake Bigler), derived from Goddard's own surveys in the Sierra Nevada. The last recorded example of the map to appear on the market was offered in Warren Howell's Catalogue 50, where Howell offered the Grabhorn- Streeter copy. In part quoting Carl Wheat and Thomas Streeter, Howell described the map in 1972 (Catalogue 42) as a beautiful example of the cartographer's art, is unfortunately rare and little-known … it was by far the most complete and accurate map of California that had yet appeared. Goddard, a talented surveyor, had first prepared a larger manuscript map, using all available data, on a scale of two miles to the inch, and the published map of 1857 was doubtless a re-drawing of this map on a smaller scale. The wealth of information which now appears throughout California graphically discloses the extent to which large portions of this vast and hitherto empty land had been peopled. Gold had swiftly done its work. The Goddard map is a fitting monument to the frenzied activity and achievements of the gold seekers, and with it the purely Gold Rush phase of California cartography comes to an end (WHEAT, 25 California Maps, 22). The map shows towns and settlements, trails, wagon roads, and county boundaries. Relief is indicated by hachures; numerous spot elevations are given; and physical features are named. The scale is 1 inch to 24 miles. Coverage includes the western half of Utah Territory and a northwestern corner of New Mexico Territory--- the area comprising the future State of Nevada. A reduced scale version, with revision, was published in 1858 and a new edition on a slightly larger scale in 1860. No example of either the 1858 or 1860 editions have apparently been offered at auction or in a dealer catalogue in the past 50 years.. However, while researching this map, we were fortunate to note that a copy of an 1858 edition, most likely the true 2nd Edition of Goddard's map (this example being called by Goddard the 3rd Edition), was sold in a private transaction in 2005. This 1858 edition indicated that it had been updated following the adjournment of the legislature in 1858. An exceptionally rare and important California map. Gold Region, 302; Wheat, Transmississippi, 921; Heckrotte, California 49, 36; Streeter Sale, 2819; Phillips, America, p. 185.

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        Recent Practice in the Locomotive Engine

      Glasgow.: Blackie and Son.. First Edition.. 1860.. A publication issued in ten parts; original paper wrappers 15 x 11 inches, each part with two folding plates 15 x 20.5 inches save No. 10 which has a third plate, 15 x 10.5 inches; total 21 plates. Eighty-four pages of text, including a section "Descriptions of Large Engravings." The string binding of No. 10 perished; in addition to the last 12 pages of text this number contains the Title Page, Preface, Table of Contents, List of Plates, List of Wood Engravings, Index, and Instructions to the Binder. Light foxing to plates; text generally clean with light toning. The text on the paper wraps reads: "Recent Practice in the Locomotive Engine: (Being a Supplement to 'Railway Machinery,' Comprising the Latest English Improvements, and a Treatise on the Locomotive Engines of the United States. Illustrated by a Series of Plates and Numerous Engravings on Wood." The 20 folding plates depict locomotives belonging to railroads in England, Scotland, Egypt and the United States. The titles for the US equipment are: "Wood-Burning Passenger Locomotive by Wm. Mason & Co. Taunton, Mass. U.S."; "Passenger Locomotive by Danforth, Cook & Co., Paterson, New Jersey, for the Delaware, Lackawanna, & Western Railroad, U.S."; "American Locomotives--Cross Sections. Baltimore & Ohio Railway"; "Freight Engine, by M. W. Baldwin & Co. Philadelphia, U.S." A single page plate titled "Illustrations of American Locomotives as Carriages" depicts, through profiles rendered in outline, 36 American locomotives with the object of creating an historical overview that begins with a locomotive from 1837. A note in the final volume advises: "The plates are numbered in continuation of the Series in the Author's work on Railway Machinery," which explains numeration from 31 through 50 for the twenty folding plates. A scarce first edition, in paper wraps as issued; overall good clean condition with faults noted. .

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        "Brown tries his new Hack, which is as quiet as a Lamb,-just about!"

      London c. 1860 London, [c. 1860]. Image approx. 6-3/4 x 9 inches, matted and framed to 15 x 18-1/2 inches overall. Pencil and watercolor on paper, mounted in a larger sheet of paper. . Relates to Leech's series of riding cartoons in the magazine Punch. John Leech (1817-1864) was one of the most prolific and successful of the English artists and caricaturists of the mid 19th century. "His humour was like his talent, gentle, warm-hearted and positive, his world, the ups and downs of middle class life, the sports of the squirearchy, and the peccadilloes of army officers and undergraduates" (Houfe). The conventions of social humor he established with his first contributions to the newly founded Punch, in 1841, lasted into the 1920s, but his greatest fame came through his book illustrations, particularly those for Surtees's sporting novels. "Extravagantly praised by Ruskin, Leech's often careless but never crude drawings have survived in charm and humour to give us a refreshing glimpse of mid-Victorian society." (Houfe)

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        BEIDEN ÄLTESTEN GENERAL - KARTEN VON AMERICA.|DIE

      Geographisches Institut Weimar: Geographisches Institut. 1860. folio, paper-covered boards. x, 185+(1) pages.. Ausgeführt in den Jahren 1527 und 1529, Auf Befehl Kaiser Karl's V. Text in German. This volume is a dissertation by J.G. Kohl on the two oldest maps of America, dated 1527 and 1529. It contains a large amount of geographical and historical information. The copy is from the American Geographical Society, and it has a bookplate from the society on the front pastedown and stamps throughout. With foreword, index, and two maps which are the facsimiles of the originals. Covers are detached from the block, and are rubbed and worn. The spine is missing. The pages are tanned and chipped along the edges; the sheets are loose. A very scarce book. .

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        The Mill On The Floss

      William Blackwood & Sons Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood & Sons, 1860. First Edition. Three octavo volumes; publisher's orange-brown cloth, decoratively stamped in blind and lettered in gilt on spines; [x],359; [viii],319; [viii],313pp. 16pp of publisher's ads at end of volume III; Carter's first state of volume I, without the inserted ad leaf. Cream yellow endpapers, with binder's ticket of Edmonds & Remnants to rear pastedown of volume I. First volume expertly restored at spine ends, else a clean, original and well-preserved set. Early ownership signature ("Evelyn Maud Challis") to each volume; scattered foxing to texts; Very Good.

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        Sammlung der schoensten miniaturen des mittelalters aus dem 14. und 15. jahrhunderte der bluethezeit jener meister-miniatoren deren werke in den beruehmtesten geistlichen und weltlichen bibliotheken deutschlands als unica aufbewahrt und bewundert werden. in wien, ludwig lott, s.a. (1860 ca.).

      Cm. 22,5. Con 72 splendide tavole in cromolitografia raffiguranti antiche miniature. Legatura coeva in piena pelle con decorazioni a secco ad imitazione di una legatura memdievale. Dentelles interne, sguardie marmorizzate e tagli in oro. Brossura originale decorata preservata all'interno tra cui il piatto anteriore che riporta l'indice delle tavole. Ottima conservazione. Affascinante raccolta iconografica apparsa in ""livraison"" e che presenta un numero variabile di tavole. La presente copia è completa anche se alcuni anni più tardi apparve un ulteriore fascicolo di 8 tavole supplementari che solo raramente si trova allegato. Non comune ed impreziosito da un'elegante legatura.

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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

      SECOND EDITION, stated Fifth Thousand on title, second issue, one of 3000 copies, half title, ix, 502pp + 32pp (advertisements; Murray's general list, dated January 1860), publisher's original diagonal-wave-grain green cloth, covers blocked in blind, gilt titled spine, chocolate colour endpapers, with binder's ticket, edges untrimmed, one leaf of index unopened, with extending diagram at p.117. Small closed tear at p.131 skilfully repaired. A very good clean copy with the binding strong and crisp - an almost excellent copy, London, John Murray, 1860. * PHOTOGRAPHS ON REQUEST. Freeman 376c; "The misprint "speceies" [on p.20] is corrected and the whale-bear story [on p.184], diluted - an alteration which Darwin later regretted, although he never restored the full text". See: Dibner Heralds 199. G. & M. 220. Horblit 23 b. Printing and the Mind of Man, 344b The first edition of 1250 copies was sold on the day of publication and this second edition sold out soon afterward. Because the publisher's fine-weave cloth binding is elaborately blind embossed, gilt lettered and decorated, it is a notoriously vulnerable book, also liable to foxing, usually with the sewing weakened and hinges worn or repaired. Very good clean copies in original cloth, as this one, are very uncommon. * Among other changes, this edition corrects the misprint 'speceies' on page 20 and dilutes the famous the whale-bear story on page 184. Darwin had stated in the first edition that "In North America the black bear was seen...swimming for hours with widely open mouth, thus catching, like a whale, insects in the water. Even in so extreme a case as this, if the supply of insects were constant, and if better adapted competitors did not already exist in the country, I can see no difficulty in a race of bears being rendered, by natural selection, more and more aquatic in their structure and habits, with larger and larger mouths, till a creature was produced as monstrous as a whale. Darwin omitted all but the first sentence of this story in the second and later editions, but he later professed to regret the revision." "Darwin's ideas about evolution and natural selection are the underpinnings of modern biological science. Moreover, they have given us a new way of viewing and talking about the world. Darwin not only drew an entirely new picture of the workings of organic nature; he revolutionized our methods of thinking and our outlook on the order of natural things. The recognition that constant change is the order of the universe had finally been established." (Printing and the Mind of Man 344b).

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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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        Betts' New Map of Ireland Accurately Reduced from the Beautiful Six Sheet Map Engraved Under the Superintendence of the Railway Commissioners. The Matter Compiled From The Latest Parliamentary Returns and Other Valuable Documents.

      London: John Betts. 115 Strand (nearly opposite Exeter Hall), [c. 1860] . Map dimensions 75 x 62.5 cm, overall dimensions 77.5 x 64 cm. Folding map of Ireland with attractive original colour in block and outline demarcating the county boundaries. The whole dissected into twenty-four sections and mounted on linen, folds between original brown cloth covers, title in gilt to upper cover and blindstamped to both, plain buff coloured paper to folded end section and to inner cover. The covers slightly faded at extremities, a few minor blemishes to the map, otherwise a very good example. The routes of the railways completed, in progress and proposed indicated on the map and variously coloured.

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        A CURIOUS DANCE ROUND A CURIOUS TREE

      1860. [London: St. Luke's Hospital, 1860.] Original pale pink wrappers. First Edition, second and usual issue (with the final paragraph reset in bold type, and with a slight variation in the front cover border design).~Dickens describes the wretched conditions inside St. Luke's Hospital ("established in 1751, for the treatment and care of lunatics"), and in particular the "very sad and touching spectacle" of the annual Christmas Ball there (dancing around the Christmas tree). He actually wrote the original piece in 1852, at which time it appeared in "Household Words." It is here published in book form for the first time, eight years later, when Dickens gave permission for the hospital to use it as a fundraising appeal. The hospital added two items to update the piece: an article about the 1860 Ball from the "Times," plus a brief article "Contrast be­tween 1852 and 1860," in which the hospital asserts that many of the deficiencies cited by Dickens have since been addressed. The initial appeal may not have been too successful, which would explain why the final (appealing) paragraph was set in bold type in this the second and usual issue.~This is a very good-plus copy of this fragile piece: as usual the pink is rather faded, and the wrappers have a general dustiness (but there is very little actual edge-wear). As with most if not all copies, there is a vertical crease -- since for the fundraising appeal they were folded into narrow envelopes. Gimbel B216 (second copy); Carr B465.

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

      London: Houlston & Wright, No Date (circa 1860).. Thick 4to. (11 x 9 inches). pp.xi + 512 + 2 (plates). Coloured frontis with tissue guard (browned), profuse coloured, b/w, & monochrome plates and text illusts. Full calf, gilt decorated to both boards with decoration stamped in blind, gilt decorated to spine, trifle rubbed. Corners rubbed, with short split to leather at top corner of lower board. Tooled dentelles. Marbled endpapers and edges. Contents exceptionally clean and bright. No foxing or spotting. Binding sound and firm. A handsome copy. Very heavy book, requiring extra postage.

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        Elfsyssel (södra Bohus-län).

      Historiska minnen, samlade ur så väl äldre som nyare verk och urkunder. Med afbildningar af de märkvärdigaste fornlemningar, historiska ställen, m.m. Göteborg, A. Lindgren, (1860)-64. 4:o. Front,(8),332 s. & 12 plr. Rikt illustrerad i texten. Trevligt samtida lätt nött hfrbd med rikt guldornerad rygg och infärgat svart titelfält. Brunsprängda snitt. Ryggen med några skrapmärken. Bra ex. tryckt på tjockt velinpapper med Gunnar Brusewitz namnteckning och exlibris.. Setterwall 5684. Aberstén & Tiselius Göteborg och Bohus län i litteratur, karta och bild 50. Planscherna är tryckta i Thieles boktryckeri. En mindre del av upplagan trycktes på fint velinpapper. Gustaf Henrik Brusewitz (1812-99) var konstnär, historiker och intendent på Göteborgs museum samt Gunnar Brusewitz farfars kusin

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        TOUR OF DOCTOR SYNTAX IN SEARCH OF THE PICTURESQUE

      1860. 1. (ROWLANDSON,THOMAS)illus. THE TOUR OF DOCTOR SYNTAX IN SEARCH OF THE PICTURESQUE by William Combe. London: Geo. Routledge, no date, circa 1860. 3 volumes, 4to, red cloth stamped in black and gold, 272, 277, 279p. Tips bumped, very slight rubbing, VG-Fine. Ninth edition with new plates. Featuring 80 fine colored aquatint plates drawn and etched by Rowlandson. A beautiful set.

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        Icones nervorum capitis. Editio altera atque emendatior.

      Gross-Folio. 34 S. Mit 18 lithographierten (davon 9 als Umrisse und 8 teilkolorierte) Tafeln von F.R. Volck und Max Wieser gezeichnet und von G. Küstner gedruckt. Originalhalbleinwandband mit gedrucktem Titel auf dem Deckel. HOH 1648. - Hirsch I, 200. - Zweite erweiterte und in den Illustrationen veränderte Ausgabe. Friedrich Arnold (1803-1890) studierte in Heidelberg und wurde 1835 Professor in Zürich und später in Freiburg und Tübingen bevor er 1852 wieder in Heidelberg arbeitete. Etliche anatomische Bezeichnungen tragen seinen Namen. Das vorliegende Werk erschien erstmals 1834 und wurde für die Neuausgabe neu lithographiert. Die Tafeln mit den Schädelnerven von hervorragender Qualität. - Stellenweise stockfleckig, die Tafeln nur wenig betroffen. Einbanddeckel fleckig. Rücken erneuert.

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        "Where can my nieces be? "

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

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        Die Chronik von Rosenheim. Enthaltend urkundliche Nachrichten über Entstehung und Ausbildung des Marktes, seiner Verfassung, Kirchen, Stiftungen und öffentlichen Gebäude, über Handel und Schiffahrt, Krieg und Frieden, Sitten und Gebräuche, sowie über die berühmten Männer Rosenheims und vieler adelicher und bürgerlicher Familien Stamm und Wappen.

      Das Lithographie zeigt eine Gesamtansicht von Rosenheim vom Schloßberg aus gesehen. Seiten 121 - 158 unten, im leeren Rand ca. 3,5 cm. angesetzt. Rückseite des Titelbildes, Titel und vereinzelte Textbl. stockfleckig, Stempel und handschriftliche Nummer auf Titel, letztes Blatt mit ein paar Löchern, wohl durch Insektenfraß (kein Textverlust), Titel fingerfleckig.

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        Fødemidlernes Opbevaring i Land og By, for Skibsproviantering og Reisebrug. De bedste og nyeste Fremgangsmaader ved Saltning, Røgning, Hurtigrøgning, Tørking, Spegning, Presning, hermetisk Nedlægning m.m. af Kjød, Vildt, Fisk, Grønt, Kjøkkenurter osv. Med Træsnit.

      I Commission hos P.F. Steensballe, Christiania 1860. (4)+100 sider. Indbundet i et nydeligt, samtidigt halvlæderbind. Velholdt.. Anonymt udgivet af folkemindesamleren Peter Christian Asbjørnsen, der også havde et mere videnskabeligt forfatterskab

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        Leaves of Grass

      Thayer and Eldridge Boston:: Thayer and Eldridge,. 1860.. Third edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. This is the scarce first issue of the 1860 third edition of Leaves of Grass, with the tinted frontispiece portrait of Whitman (an engraving by Stephen Alonzo Schoff from an oil painting portrait by Charles Hine), and the printer's name on the verso of the title page ("Electrotyped at the Boston Stereotype Foundry. Printed by George C. Rand & Avery"). It can also be identified as the earliest binding by the orange cloth binding, with heavy embossing in wavy vertical lines and the gilt butterfly on the backstrip (White, William. "Walt Whitman: A Bibliographical Checklist". Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 3 (Summer 1985), 28-43.) The poems are arranged in 7 "clusters": 'Chants Democratic and Native American', with an introductory poem 'Apostroph'; 'Leaves of Grass'; 'Enfans d'Adam'; 'Calamus'; 'Messenger Leaves'; 'Thoughts'; 'Says'; 'Debris'; and 26 individual poems including 'Walt Whitman', 'A Word Out of the Sea' (later titled 'Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking'). The volume commences with 'Proto-Leaf', which was later called 'Starting from Paumanok'. According to the Walt Whitman archive, "The significance of the 1860 edition of Leaves of Grass tends to be paradoxical. Although the poems often express grief over romantic and professional failures, the book's new sense of structure, the sizable increase in poems, its wider readership and critical praise made it one of Whitman's most successful books. Although the poems seem more intimate and personal than previous Whitman poems, the third edition is also a deliberate intervention into public life, an attempt to realize American democratic ideals and save the Union." 8vo, iv, 456pp. With three small trimmed early catalog descriptions laid down inside the front cover. Also two bookseller labels: C. E. W. Baldwin, Druggist & Bookseller, Hornellsville, N. Y.; and Shepard Book Company, Salt Lake City, Utah. Terra cotta/orange textured gilt cloth, beveled edges, gilt butterfly at spine. Rubbed at spine ends with quarter inch loss, very small puncture beneath butterfly at backstrip. Internally, lacking rear end paper.

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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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        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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        A Map of Great Britain showing All the Railways, & Railway Stations, the Canals, Navigable Rivers and Principal Roads.

      London: Weller, 1860... A Map of Great Britain showing All the Railways, & Railway Stations, the Canals, Navigable Rivers and Principal Roads by Edward Weller, published by Weller, London circa 1860. On folding linen in 48 sections, size 122 by 89 cm. Scale approximately 8 miles to the inch. Includes inset maps of Railways in the vicinity of London and of the railways in north-east Scotland. A key provides information on railroads and stations, railways under construction, rivers and limits of navigation, canals, coalfields etc. Hand-coloured. Some minor foxing to part of the sea and to the reverse. Folds into original stiff cloth-covered boards. Good to VG condition. Images available.

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        MINUTES Of The PROCEEDINGS Of The LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY Of The DISTRICT Of SAN FRANCISCO, From March 12th, 1849, to June 4th, 1849, and a Record of the Proceedings of the Ayuntamiento or Town Council of San Francisco, From August 6th, 1849, until May 3d, 1850. With an Appendix Containing Official Communications and Correspondence, together with Extracts from Mexican Constitutions and Laws, relating to the Powers of Public Officers, and the Administration of Justice

      Towne & Bacon Printers San Francisco:: Towne & Bacon, Printers,. 1860.. 8vo. 9" x 5-3/4". 1st edition thus (Cowan II, p. 559; Greenwood 1364; Rocq 11754). iv, [5] - 296 pp.. Period dark blue full morocco-style sheep binding, with gilt stamped title lettering to spine & front board gilt stamped "H. P. Coon. / Mayor." within a double rule perimiter border. AEG. Yellow eps. Binder's ticket of "Bartling & Kimball / San Francisco" & bookseller ticket from "John Howell / Importer / San Francisco".. Modern respining to style. Some extremity wear & rubbing. A VG+. copy.. A reissue of the Proceedings of the Town Council of San Francisco, first published in 4 parts, 1849-50. This copy with the ownership mark of former San Francisco Mayor, H. P. Coon, who held office from 1863 - 1867. Coon, a medical doctor, was also an enterprising businessman, who arrived in Calfornia in 1853. He was active in the Vigilance Committee, which transformed itself into the People's Party, eventually electing Coon to the police judgeship in 1856. The party then called him for the mayorship in 1863, which he won handily. While quite active as a Mayor, one of Coon's most lasting legacies by showing interest in a 'sandy area' west of the city... this acreage would eventually become Golden Gate Park.

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        "Darwin's Origin of Species" [Review in]: The London Quarterly Review, Volume 108 July-October, 1860

      Leonard Scott & Co. New York: Leonard Scott & Co.. 1860. American edition. Octavo. [2], v, 316pp. Ex-library copy bound in dark blue cloth boards with bookplate and a few scattered ink stamps, else very good. Contains the first American appearance of Samuel Wilberforce's famous review of Darwin's Origin of the Species in the July number: "Art. VII.-On the Origin of Species, by means of Natural Selection; or, the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. By Charles Darwin, M.A., F.R.S. London, 1860." (pp. 118-138). This is article which set the stage for Bishop Wilberforce's legendary debate with T.H. Huxley in June 1860. Also of importance in the October number is James Craigie's review of "Eliot's Novels" (Scenes of Clerical Life, Adam Bede, and The Mill on the Floss), and Samuel Smiles article on "Workmen's Earnings and Savings" in the July number. Other noteworthy selections included in this volume are articles on the living conditions of the London Poor ("The Missing Link and the London Poor"), "Stonehenge," and "The Cape and South Africa." .

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        Habiti antichi e moderni di tutto il mondo... paris, firmin-didot, 1860-63.

      Tre volumi di cm. 22, pp. 9, 20 d'indici + 513 tavole incise raffiguranti personaggi in costume. Ogni tavola racchiusa da elegante cornice ed accompagnata da una pagina di testo con la spiegazione del soggetto. Il terzo volume titola: FIRMIN DIDOT A. Essai typographique et bibliographique de la gravure sur bois... Pp. xvi, 315 (numerazione per colonne). Legatura coeva in mezza pelle rossa con titoli in oro. Leggermente diversa la leg. del terzo volume. Completo dell'allegato volume sull'origine dell'incisione xilografica. Bell'edizione ottocentesca di questa classica opera che illustra e descrive i costumi e gli abiti di tutti i popoli del mondo. Cfr. Colas II, 2980.

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        Nineteenth Century Naive album of Black and Baseball Interest with a Label 'specimens of Drawing by James Pirnie No. 6 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn, L. Island New York State United States of America Western Hemisphere"

      Brooklyn 1860's [Brooklyn, 1860's]. (BASEBALL) . Disbound. Laid in a green cloth drop box with leather title label "Baseball" . Very interesting album of a talented amateur draughtsman drawings, including one of 'sambo" playing the banjo, several baseball drawings, e.g., a Baseball player 'seeing Stars" dated January 15, 1867, p. 15, s baseball Diamond, Lacrosse Player, a Firemen "running to a Fire", p. 25 (with coloring), etc

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        Kaladlit assilialiait/Grønlandske Træsnit.

      Trykt i Inspektoratets Bogtrykkeri af L: Møller og R: Berthelsen, Godthaab (Nuuk) 1860. 25x20 cm. 12 folded leaves (= 24 pages (of 26 (1 leave missing) + front cover with 39 + 1 woodcuts. Front cover loose and with some marginal tears (no loss of text or image). The block has small dogs-ears to the first pages, but are remarkably clean and fully intact. Ink-stamp on verso of front cover.. Very scarce. The missing leaf is the text pages with 1 woodcut illustration of the French vessel "Reine Hortense" in the Godthaab Fiord. The most significant woodcuts, the first nine (of Greenlanders and daily life) are in fine early impressions (this goes for most of the rest, too). Illustration 10-39 were drawn and cut by Aron of Kangeq for Hinrich Rink's "Grønlandske Folkesagn" ("Greenlandic Tales") from 1859-63. ** Inuits and Greenlandic history, daily life and folklore in woodcuts made by native Greenlanders, mainly by Aron of Kangeq/Âlut Kangermioq (1822-69), the father of Greenlandic painting. The book was published on the initiative of the Danish governor Hinrich Rink (1819-93) who also discovered Aron's (originally he was a seal hunter) outstanding talents. The 2 famous woodcuts of Greenlandic women in their native costumes were cut by his countryman Rasmus Berthelsen (1827-1901) (who also signed the images in the block).*** Enclosed: Kaladlit assilialiait/Grønlandske Træsnit. Reprografisk genudgivelse. Anders Nyborg, Rungsted Kyst 1973. Full-scale facsimile of the original book. Publishers boards. Fine

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        The Mill on the Floss

      William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London, 1860. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition. 3 volumes in original cinnamon cloth, blindstamped. Light bumping to a few corners, spines darkened, endpapers rubbed, but a very attractive copy otherwise; binding quite tight. Without the ad leaf at the rear of vol I, and with the final blank z6. 16 page publisher's catalog at the rear of vol III, uncut. Occasional finger soiling, slight wear to margins, and scattered foxing, heavier in a few spots. Binder's ticket at the rear of volume I. Size: Octavo (8vo). 3-volume set (complete). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 042190. .

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        On the Theory of Compound Colours, and the Relations of the Colours of the Spectrum." Communicated by Prof. Stokes. Read March 22, 1860. In: The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, 1860

      being pp.57-84 + two lithographic plates, extracted from volume 150 of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London for 1860, large quarto, half calf gilt in period style, very good large copy, London, Taylor and Francis, 1861. Maxwell describes the history of the theory of compound colours, noting contributions of Newton, Helmholtz, Brewster, and others. He describes the instruments he built and his experiments, detailing the processes and results. The definitive article by Maxwell on his theory of colour vision, according to which mixtures of three primary colours are sufficient to account for all perceived hues.

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        LE TOUR DU MONDE. Nouveau journal des voyages publié sous la direction de M. Edouard Charton et illustré par nos plus célèbres artistes.

      In-4 p., 29 voll., mz. pelle coeva, dorso a cordoni con tit. oro; ogni vol. raccoglie due semestri di ca. 430 pp. cad., molto ben illustrati nel t. da numerose figure inc. su legno (anche a p. pag.), da piantine e carte geografiche. Importante raccolta delle prime 30 annate complete, dal 1860 (Anno I) a tutto il 1889. Precisiamo che la rivista cessò la pubblicazione dal 26 agosto 1870 al 2 agosto 1871 e il primo semestre 1870 e? stato rilegato con il secondo semestre del 1871. Questo famoso periodico pubblicava (a puntate) opere di viaggi di importanti autori, effettuati in Europa, Asia, Africa, nelle Americhe e in Oceania - presentate nella loro integrità - e con rubriche generali di viaggi, riviste, biografie. Nell?annata 1878 figura, in contemporanea con l?edizione originale inglese, la traduzione della celebrata opera di Stanley ?Attraverso il Continente Nero, ossia le sorgenti del Nilo.. 1847-1877?. L?anno 1873 è stato restaurato alla pag.70, l?anno 1880 ha una mancanza al margine bianco a p. 309, l?anno 1882 ha la numerazione delle pagine errata a partire dalla pagina 209 alla 224, ma è completo, l?anno 1883 e? stato restaurato a pag. 423, ed infine l?anno 1889 ha le pp. 436 posposte ma e? completo. La collezione si presenta con lievi fioriture, ma si presenta in buono stato.

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