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        Souvenirblatt, Gesamtans. v. Brauhausberg, umgeben v. 20 Teilansichten.

      - Lithographie n. u. v. G. Frank b. Rocca in Berlin u. Göttingen, um 1860, 32,5 x 46 Nicht bei Drescher/Kroll: "Potsdam, Ansichten aus 3 Jahrh.". - Die Randansichten zeigen: Nicolaikirche, Charlottenhof, das neue Palais, Communs, königl. Schloß, Rathaus, Schützenhaus, Kirche inSacrow, das Casino, Babelsberg, heil. Geist Kirche, Mamorpalais, Sanssouci von der Rückseite, Sanssouci, das Schauspielhaus, die Garnison- und Hofkirche, Schloß Glienicke, die Garde-Husaren Kaserne, die Pfaueninsel vom Blockhaus aus und den Bahnhof.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
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        [ Manuscript document of Roxbury Vermont ] "Elijah Winch Plann of Roxbury [VT] circa 1860"

      [ Roxbury, Vermont ]: Self published [ circa 1860 ]. First Edition. A manuscript document of Roxbury Vermont on a thick blotter like paper. 17 x 14 1/2 inches edge to edge. There are four large edge chips and some water damage affecting the content. The document includes 176 identifiable names laid out in a mostly square grid pattern. There are another 30 or so names that are partially missing or have water staining making clear reading difficult if not impossible. There are, in addition to inked names, penciled numbers in some grids - the purpose is unknown, although given Elijah's position property ownership, legal, or tax related issues are likely. The rear of the map notes "Elijah Winch Plann of Roxbury." We were able to determine this document was for the town of Roxbury VT by comparing the names on the map to references online and in the book "The History of the Towns of Plainfield, Roxbury, and Fayston [Vermont], Montpelier, VT published in 1882 (a few copied pages provided with matches highlighted). Those same references helped us find Elijah, who was a Town Selectmen in 1851, 58, and 1860. And a constable and collector of taxes in 1843. And a "Lister" in 1845, '57, '62, and 1863. He was also a Justice of the Peace in 1850, 51, 52, 53, 57, 58, 62, and 44. Finally he was a town representative in 1854. As a Lister (definition from Colonial Occupation webpage) he would have been responsible for tracking property and related taxes. How closely this document relates to an actual layout of the town would be a fascinating research project, if comparables could even be found. An undoubtedly unique object. Good.

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        sehr fein ausgeführten Federzeichnungen zum Bau einer Eisenbahnstrecke.

      Ohne Ort (Ca ) 1860 - (35 x 21 cm). 22 (4 w) Bll. Mit ca. 95 aquarellierten Bauzeichnungen. Halbleinwandband der Zeit. Die Zeichnungen könnten für Lehrzwecke bestimmt gewesen sein, da sie ohne jeden Hinweis auf eine bestimmte Strecke sind. Die Bemaßung und deutschsprachige Beschriftung in sauberer sehr kleiner Schrift. Die Bildgröße von ca. 3 x 3 cm bis zu ca. 15 x 32 cm. Gezeigt werden sehr detailliert Querschnitte der diversen Bahndurchlasse. Unterführungen, Grundierung der Pfosten, Flügel- und Gesims-Schnitte der Mauern, Profile der Wege längs der Bahnstrecke u.a. - Papierbedingt leicht gebräunt, etwas fingerfleckig und angestaubt. Stellenweise mit alten Bleistiftanmerkungen. Einband stark berieben und bestoßen. Insgesamt ordentlich. - Beiliegend: 13 (4w) lose Bll. (18,5 x 12 cm) mit aquarellierten Bauzeichnungen im gleichen Stil.

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        RUMMICAL RHYMES WITH PICTURES TO MATCH SET FORTH IS FAYRE PROSPECT

      - ABC. (EARLY AMERICAN) RUMMICAL RHYMES WITH PICTURES TO MATCH SET FORTH IN FAYRE PROSPECT ALPHABETICALLY AND GEOGRAPHICALLY. [NY]: (Hurd & Houghton), no date, circa 1860. 8vo (5 1/2 x 8 1/4"), pictorial wraps, professional spine strengthening and some cover soil, [24]p. + cover, VG. For each letter of the alphabet there is a nonsensical limerick involving the name of a town beginning with the particular letter (I and J, U and V are combined two to a page). "There was a young lady of Cork, Who declining to eat with a Fork, Her fingers would use, And the feelings abuse, of the delicate people of Cork." Each page has a humorous,large 3-color illustration, with the cover signed by C. Edmonds. Scarce. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Gratz". Tonlithographie von Alexander Kaiser, gedruckt von J. Haller. Aus: Franz Paterno, (Große Serie der Ansichten und Landschaften aus Österreich.

      Wien, Paterno, ca. 1860). - Zahn 1156/65. Nebehay-W. 476, 26. - Probedruck vor der Schrift dieses Blattes der Großen Paterno`schen Suite. - Die Aufnahme der Tonlithographie von Alexander Kaiser ("Unter den Wiener Lithographen der ersten Periode dieser Kunsttechnik nimmt er eine hervorragende Stelle ein" Josef Wastler) erfolgte von Südosten von oberhalb des Schlosses Sparbersbach und zeigt das Stadtgebiet von Straßgang bis Gösting. *** /// *** Copyright: Matthaeus Truppe - Stubenberggasse 7 - A-8010 Graz - +43 316 829552 *** /// *** Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 0

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        Correspondance de la salonnière Mary Clarke et de son mari Jules Mohl.

      - 17 lettres autographes signées 40 In-8 1860-1875 et sans date bon 9 lettres de Mary Clarke Mohl (20 pp. in-8, 1860-1865 et sans-date). Elle invite Fanny Tourgueniev à participer à des dîners avec Ampère «amusant au possible», les "vaincus" (Barthélemy Saint-Hilaire, Prévost-Paradol, Jules Simon), lady Augusta, etc. Elle la console après le drame qui a frappé sa famille [octobre 1860]. «[.] dans les grandes peines, tous les discours sont inopportuns, le temps seul adoucit. Lizzy me dit que vous êtes tous un peu mieux, que M. de T. [Tourgueniev] commence à s'intéresser aux affaires, c'est la seule récompense donnée par la providence aux gens qui ne sont pas égoïstes et qui s'intéressent aux autres, c'est que dans les grands chagrins, ils peuvent se distraire au bout de quelque temps, parce qu'ils n'ont pas cultivé l'habitude de ne penser qu'à eux. J'ai été frappée de cela lorsque cette pauvre mad. de Récamier perdit M. de Chateaubriand ; elle était aveugle, viellle, n'avait plus autour d'elle aucun contemporain [.]». Elle donne des nouvelles de sa famille, de son mari, évoque la vie mondaine et les salons. «[.] après 10 jours, je suis revenue à son avis, il vaut mieux lire de bons livres que de voir des gens dont on ne peut estimer ni le caractère ni échanger une idée ; les moeurs y sont très mauvaises mais les manières y sont très agréables. J'ai été à un ballet quoique ce fut toutes des personnes dans des positions très moyennes, leurs manières, leurs tournures, leur politesse n'auraient déparé aucun salon ni à Londres ni à Paris, mais il ne faut pas savoir ce qu'ils disent, c'est pitoyable [.]». Elle parle de ses toilettes, du bonnet «tellement séduisant» qu'elle portait l'autre soir et qui la rendue si folle qu'elle se fait faire le même, se procure les souvenirs de Mme Récamier et de Mme Le Normant, ainsi que de grands crus, etc. 8 lettres de Jules Mohl écrites de Paris, Marienbad, Stuttgart et Londres (1874-1875, 20 pp.), évoquant essentiellement ses voyages (visites avec la reine, réceptions, etc.). Salonnière, épouse de l'orientaliste Jules Mohl, elle tenait un salon très réputé rue du Bac fréquenté par Lord Byron, Stendhal, Juliette Récamier, Chateaubriand, etc. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        LA PRESSE PHOTOGRAPHIÉE

      Paris: Photographie de la Presse Artistique, 1860. 4to., lithographic title page and 25 of 26 [?] leaves of mounted albumen photographic portraits 9.5 x 6.5 cm, with lithographic borders and the names of the subjects printed below the images, a.e.g. All leaves are attached to linen tabs, as issued. Original publisher's pebbled cloth, embossed in blind, titled in partially rubbed gilt. Expertly recased with slight repairs at the spine ends. Light toning to the blank margins of several leave. A very good copy. Little seems to have been written of Jean Marie Bérot; he was a portrait photographer, active in Paris during the 1860s, and seems to have had an affinity, or at least an active relationship with the journalists of Paris, having published portrait collections of LE CONSTITUTIONNEL and LE SIÈCLE PHOTOGRAPHIÉ, as well as this collection. A scarce work with WorldCat locating only a few original copies, and many holdings for a microform reproduction. Usually listed as having 26 portraits, our only has 25. A copy at The Harry Ransom Center indicates 28 portraits. Roosens and Salu No. 783, listing only this one work by the photographer.

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        [NATURAL HISTORY] Two platypus specimens [Ornithorhynchus anatinus]

      Stereoscopic albumen print photograph (78 x 70 mm each image) on original pale yellow card mount, late 1860s, inscribed in contemporary hand in ink verso: "Platypus" and "Washbourne Photo". (These inscriptions are in the same hand, quite possibly that of the photographer himself). Light foxing to both images, otherwise very good condition with excellent clarity and rich tonal range. The travelling photographer Thomas Washbourne was prolific in his recording of life and scenery in the colony of Victoria. In the late 1860s he produced a well known series of images of Victorian Aborigines as cartes de visite for commercial sale, as well as a series of stereoscopic prints of Melbourne and surrounding regional areas. He is not recorded as working as a photographer after 1869 (Davies & Stanbury, 'The mechanical eye in Australia : photography 1841-1900'). The two platypus in this photograph are of course taxidermy specimens and are photographed in a museum cabinet, possibly in the Melbourne Museum (founded in 1854), which focused on natural history displays at this time. There appears to be no record of any extant photograph of a platypus - dead or alive - taken before this photograph by Washbourne. In fact, there appears to be no recorded photograph of a platypus specimen taken within ten years of this date. Furthermore, this photograph is not recorded in any Australian collection, making it an image of paramount symbolic importance. The strange appearance and characteristics of the platypus confounded the scientists who first encountered sketches or specimens of the animal after its initial discovery in 1798. A pelt and sketch of a platypus were sent to England that year, and the animal was first described by George Shaw, keeper of Natural History at the British Museum, in his work 'The Naturalist's Miscellany' (1799). Shaw was so sceptical as to the genuine nature of the animal that he even attempted to separate the bill from the pelt to look for taxidermist's stitches. This specimen, the first to leave Australia, is still preserved in the British Museum.

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        Tokaido 53tsugi zu Plates of the 53 Stations of the Tokaido

      An album of twelve mounted paintings, each measuring ca. 33x31cm, ink and colour on silk, the last inscribed 'Hokusai hitsu' with hanko seal. Orihon with elaborate brocade covers, early 19th century, some age-wear, minor browning and staining, but overall in good condition. Ms. label on top board giving title and stating artist as 'Katsushika Hokusai'. Preserved in Japanese modern wooden storage box. N.p., n. d. [but ca.

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        Journal of Researches, into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries visited during the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle round the world, under the Command of Captain Fitz Roy.

      Second edition, tenth thousand. 8vo. (xvi), 519, (1) pp. Contemporary prize binding from Rugby School, dark green full calf, spine with raised bands, gilt lettered red label, the college crest in gilt to the upper board, endpapers and all edges marbled. Vignettes in the text. A little wear to the head of the spine, small and fairly inconspicuous scuff to lower board, an attractive copy. "It is impossible to overrate the influence of the voyage on Darwin's career: it was both his education and his opportunity. He left England untried and almost uneducated for science, he returned a successful collector, a practised and brilliant geologist, and with a wide general knowledge of zoology gained at first hand in many parts of the world" (DNB). The lessons learnt and specimens taken around the world led directly to "The Origin of Species" 20 years later.

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        Schleswig".

      - Lithographie m. Tonplatte v. Loeillot n. Gottheil b. Herman Uflacker in Altona, um 1860, 43 x 64 Sehr seltenes Sammelblatt mit insgesamt 20 Ansichten aus dem Herzogtum Schleswig. Unten mittig Gesamtansicht von Schleswig ( 7,5 x 33), darüber mittig 4 Ansichten von Apenarde, Eckernförde, Flensburg und Hadersleben ( je 10,5 x 16 ). oben mittig Husum ( 8 x 15,5) flankiert von je 4 kleinen Ansichten von Arnis, Burg, Augsutenburg und Gravenstein ( je 4,5 x 8 cm.). Am linken und rechten Rand noch jeweils 5 Ansichten ( davon 6 im Oval ). Links: Föhr, Friedrichstadt, Kappeln, Tondern, Gottdorf. Rechts: Sylt, Tönning, Sonderburg, Garding und Glücksburg ( je ca. 6,5 x 13,5 cm. ). - Mit restaurierten Einrissen im Rand.

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        Souvenirblatt, "Erinnerung an Bremen", Gesamtansicht, umgeben von 16 Teilansichten.

      - Lithographie m. Tonplatte v. Tempeltey n. Nay b. Zawitz in Berlin, um 1860, 36,5 x 51,5 Dek. Blatt. Am rechten Rand der Trockenstempel der Fa. Zawitz in Berlin. Die Randansichten zeigen: Vegesack, Rathaus, Bremergafen, Stadthaus, Altmannshöhe, Ostertor, Museum, Liebfrauenkirche, Ansgarii-Kirche, Weserbrücke, Martini, Dom, Börse, Bischofstor, Schauspielhaus, Schütting.

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        Port de Hambourg – Puerto de Hamburgo. ( Hamburger Hafen ). Altkolorierte Lithographie v. Chapuy & F. Courtin aus *PortsDe Mer D'Europe* beiTurgisin Paris, um 1860.

      Turgis, Paris - Bildmaß der Darstellung ca. 31 x 45 cm, Blattmaß ca. 54,5 x 72 cm. Gezeigt wird der Hamburger Hafen mit Blockhaus und Segelschiffen, rechterhand die Stadt mit dem Michel. Das Blatt in der Darstellung von guter Erhaltung im weißen Außenrand stärker stockfleckig, etwas fingerfleckig zum Außenrand hin und mit kleinen Randeinrisesn zum Unterrand hin. - selten -

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        Port de Hambourg Puerto de Hamburgo. ( Hamburger Hafen ). Altkolorierte Lithographie v. Chapuy & F. Courtin aus *PortsDe Mer D'Europe* beiTurgisin Paris, um 1860.

      Bildmaß der Darstellung ca. 31 x 45 cm, Blattmaß ca. 54,5 x 72 cm. Gezeigt wird der Hamburger Hafen mit Blockhaus und Segelschiffen, rechterhand die Stadt mit dem Michel. Das Blatt in der Darstellung von guter Erhaltung im weißen Außenrand stärker stockfleckig, etwas fingerfleckig zum Außenrand hin und mit kleinen Randeinrisesn zum Unterrand hin. - selten -

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        La Douane. The Custom House. Das Zollhaus'.

      - Lithographie v. Jacott n. Biard b. Cattier in Paris, um 1860, 35,5 x 47,5 Zöllner bei der Waren- und Personenkontrolle.

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        "Views of Calcutta"

      [Calcutta], 1860. 33 original photographs measuring 4-3/8 x 6-3/8 in. Laid down and captioned in ms. ink. Images a little faded, a couple foxed. Oblong 8vo. Half crimson morocco album, spine perished and handsomely taped over, album scuffed and worn. 33 original photographs measuring 4-3/8 x 6-3/8 in. Laid down and captioned in ms. ink. Images a little faded, a couple foxed. Oblong 8vo. A very good set of early photographs of Calcutta and its environs. This increasingly intimate album provides a vivid sense of life in mid-century Calcutta. Commencing with architectural shots, we see the governor's palace, the Near Market, Post Office and St Paul's Cathedral. Following that is a lively series of images capturing Bentinck Street, Chilpore Road, several of the B.Y. Docks, and another group of views near Khaligat and Barnatore. Of greater interest still is the final group of portraits that shows beggars, palki bearers, a barber and concludes with a group shot of Rohillas.

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        A Guide Manual to the Mammoth Cave of Kentucky

      Louisville, KY: Bradley & Gilbert, 1860. First edition, 1860. Scarce original guide to Mammoth Caves, describing its history and characteristics, with special attention paid to the various rooms, chambers and underground lakes. Softcover with paper covers absent, about 6.25" tall, [3], vi, 7-61 pages (covers were part of page count). Binding has been restitched, light soil to front and rear pages, other pages mainly very clean with some occasional foxing, name of H. S. Fuller at top of title page, no other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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        [Indiana. A story suggested by Marcialhou's "Indiana Waltz"]

      Ipswich: Cowell's Anastatic Press, [c.1860]. [8]ff. Drophead title. With eight lithographic plates (one of which photographically lithographed?), each with detailing added in pen and ink, some with additional wash, as issued. Original blind-stamped mauve cloth, titled in gilt to upper board. Rubbed and lightly marked, with tears to spine, some loss at head. Occasional spotting to text and plates. Ink inscription, dated 1889, of 'J.E.P. Fitzgerald', noting that 'This Book belonged to Lady Jane Bourchier' alongside an attribution of authorship, to verso of FFEP. A rare and rather curiously attractive production emanating from the firm of Samuel Harrison Cowell, leading lights in the Ipswich printing and stationary business. Eight lithographed leaves of verse are accompanied by illustrations of a society dance detailed in pen and ink, the whole inspired by French composer Gatien Marcailhou's (1807-1855) popular waltz Indiana. Annotation on this copy corroborates the annotations on a copy in the Bodleian, attributing authorship to Maria Gore, 'Maid of Honour to H.M. the Queen Adelaide...afterwards Hon. Mrs. Powys-Keck', sister to Viscountess Howe and daughter of Admiral Sir John Gore (1772-1736) and his wife Georgina, herself the daughter of Admiral Sir George Montagu. By the very nature of the hand-finished production, this must surely have been a limited edition. Few examples are recorded in institutions worldwide; OCLC locates only two copies in the British Isles (BL, Oxford), and a single copy elsewhere (Herzogin Anna Amalia Bibliothek). . First edition. Oblong folio.

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        Three legal documents reporting the sale of a female slave and her child

      Taylor County, Kentucky 1860 - Three one-page Taylor County, Kentucky documents regarding the sale of two slaves, Ann and her son John, as part of an inheritance lawsuit following the death of their owner, James F. Campbell of Taylor County, Kentucky. All three documents are in nice shape. After James F. Campbell, a farmer in Taylor County, Kentucky, died in 1854, his wife, Melinda, and their two children moved in with her father Rezin H. Davis, also of Taylor County. Davis was appointed as guardian of James and Melinda's son, Alfred T. Campbell. Alfred T.'s other grandfather, Alfred Hazelwood, was appointed as the administrator of James F.'s estate. There was friction between the two families regarding disposition of the estate, and Davis won a judgement on behalf of Alfred T. against the estate administered by Hazelwood, and the Circuit Court directed two of the slaves belonging to the estate, Ann and her son James, be sold and that the proceeds go to Davis on behalf of Alfred T. Two of the documents, signed by D. J. Hotchkiss, are promissory notes addressed to George W. Montague, a commissioner of the court. The first, dated 14 November 1859, promises to pay "the sum of Seven Hundred & Eighty Dollars - with interest from this date, being the purchase money for a Negro woman named Ann & her Child named John." Apparently the court found the price paid to be insufficient and directed that Ann and John be sold at auction. In the second document, dated 2 April 1860, Hotchkiss promises to pay Montague "the sum of Nine Hundred * Sixty One dollars with interest therein from this date being the purchase money for a Negro woman named Ann & child John." The third document is an official court document, signed by Montague, reporting that "he did . . . expose to sale to the highest bidder . . . said Slaves Ann & John and D. J. Hotchkiss being the highest bidder for said slaves Ann & John became the purchaser . . . at the sum of Nine hundred and Sixt one Dollars." A telling group of documents that drives home the fact slaves were no more than property to be bought and sold like any other commodity in order to raise money or settle debts.

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        Souvenirblatt.

      - Federlitho., um 1860, 25 x 36 Eines der wenigen Souvenirblätter v. Trier. In der Bildmitte eine Gesamtansicht umgeben von 16 Teilansichten: Moselbrücke, Pallien, St. Paulinus, Churfürstl. Palast, Igeler Säule, St. Matthias, Maximin, Justizgebäude, Rote Haus, röm. Bäder, Amphietheater, Porta Nigra, Dom u. Liebfrauenkirche, Röm. Palast, Trierer Hof, Regierungsgebäude. - Selten! Mit alten Längs- und Querfalten.

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        Sharh al-Allama Ibn Aqil ala Alfiyat al-Imam Ibn Malik fi al-Nahu bil Tamam wal Kamal.

      Castillian Press, Cairo - 262 p. Arabic lithographed text within borders, contemporary marbled hard boards with a flap (rubbed, old damp stain, faded colour), clean from the inside, printed at the Castillian Press, Cairo, no date, [circa 1860’s] - This work is a commentary by Ibn ?Aqil on the famous 1,000-line poem on the principles of Arabic grammar, al-Alfiya by Ibn Malik. Ibn ‘Aqil was a leading grammarian of the Arabic language and wrote prolifically, but not much is known about his life. In addition to his commentary on al-Alfiya, his works include Taysir al-isti?dad li rutbat al-ijtihad (The facility of preparedness for the capacity of independent reasoning) and al-Jami? al-nafis ?ala madhhab al-imam Mu?ammad ibn idris (The precious encyclopaedia on the method of the Imam Mu?ammad ibn Idris, in six volumes). Both al-Alfiya and the commentary are standard texts in the traditional Islamic curriculum. Muhammad ibn ?Abd Allah ibn Malik (died 1274) was an Arab grammarian born in Jaén in Andalusia. After leaving Andalusia he settled in Syria. He is best known for his al-Khulasa al-alfiya (or al-Alfiya for short), a versification of Arabic grammar that was to become one of the principal texts for education in the Arabic language across much of the Islamic world. At least 43 commentaries have been written on this work, which is so important because scholars had previously searched for dependable authentication of the grammar and lexicon of Arabic. Ibn Malik intended his poem as a teaching tool rather than a work of research. However, students were required to memorize it, which became controversial in modern times. Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        SKETCHES OF CAMP BOONE. THE FIRST ENCAMPMENT OF THE KENTUCKY STATE GUARD; HELD NEAR LOUISVILLE, FROM AUGUST 23rd TO AUGUST 30th, 1860. ALSO, PHOTOGRAPHIC VIEWS OF THE CAMP, AND PORTRAITS OF THE GENERAL'S STAFF.

      Louisville: Published by G. T. Shaw for Garrett & Nickerson, Photographists, 1860. - 27,[1]pp. plus nine oval salt paper print photograph portraits mounted on one sheet with printed captions and eleven salt paper print photographic views of the camp, with rounded corners mounted on eleven sheets. Quarto. Contemporary red morocco, gilt titles on front cover, floral blindstamping on both covers. Rebacked, with original spine laid down, hinges repaired. Some toning and scattered minor foxing to text. Overall very good. An exceedingly rare and early photographic work concentrated on the Kentucky State Guard in the lead-up to the Civil War. On March 5, 1860, foreseeing the coming of an armed conflict, the Kentucky State Legislature organized the Kentucky State Guard. By early spring the officers had received their commissions, with Simon Bolivar Buckner named inspector-general with the rank of major general. On Aug. 23, 1860 the Kentucky State Guard assembled for the first time on the grounds of the South-Western Agricultural Association in Louisville, naming their camp for famed Kentuckian Daniel Boone. Seeing a commercial opportunity, Louisville photographers Garrett & Nickerson captured the week-long event. The preliminary text in this work gives a detailed record of all the orders given during the first encampment, as well as a complete roster of the officers. The illustrations within the work are all salt paper prints from collodion glass negatives by Louisville photographers C. Alfred Garrett and George H. Nickerson. The nine officers depicted on the first page of photographs are: Maj. Gen. S. B. Buckner, Col. Frank Tryon, Col. Benjamin Hardin Helm, Col. Isaac W. Scott, Col. Charles D. Pennebaker, Col. Samuel Gill, Maj. James A. Beattie, Capt. Philip Vacaro and Rev. James Craik. The views comprise (titles as per captions listed on the final page of text): 1) "First View of Camp Boone, looking North" 2) "Second View of Camp Boone, looking North-East" 3) "Dress Parade" 4) "Guard Mounting" 5) "Visit of the Governor to Major Hunt" 6) "Street Scene after Parade [#1]" 7) "Visit of Commissioned Officers to Capt. Hayes" 8) "Street Scene after Parade [#2]" 9) "Visit of the Governor to Col. Frank Tryon" 10) "Meeting of Officers after Parade" 11) "Street Scene after Parade [#3]" At the start of the Civil War, border-state Kentucky vowed to stay neutral. It was not long, however, before the state legislature moved to side with the Union. Nevertheless, many of its citizens, and many of the soldiers in the Kentucky State Guard, sided with the Confederacy. Indeed, the Confederates formed their own Camp Boone in Tennessee to attract the well-trained Kentucky militiamen. This included Buckner, as well as Captain John Hunt Morgan, the infamous leader of the Morgan Raiders. Interestingly, the final image within the work would seem to depict Morgan's men, as one of the crates in the foreground is labeled "Lex. Rifles" after the name of Morgan's company (the Lexington Rifles). Thus the present work, depicting the Kentucky State Guard in August of 1860, inadvertently captures the images of many soon-to-be soldiers in the Confederate Army. Photographically illustrated works from this early period were seldom printed in large quantities. That fact, coupled with the destruction caused by the Civil War in the years immediately following the publication, has made this work very rare, and was missed by the otherwise- thorough authors of THE TRUTHFUL LENS. OCLC cites but two known examples (University of Chicago and University of Kentucky); an additional example is held in the Gilder-Lehrman Collection at the New-York Historical Society, and we know of one other copy. A significant photographic incunable, and a proto-Confederate imprint.

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        [AINU CUSTOMS] [Extensively Illustrated Manuscript Titled:] Ezo-tö Kikan [i.e. Strange Sights on the Island of Ezo (Hokkaido)]

      Ca. 1860. 48 pp. 26,5x38 cm. With thirty-seven vivid attractive ink and watercolour illustrations of the Ainu and their way of life and eleven pages of Japanese text in black ink, all on thin Japanese paper. Later beige patterned flexible card boards with brown cloth spine. With a centrefold and some minor edge wear of manuscript but overall the manuscript is in very good condition. This is a late Edo/ early Meiji period A-version (expanded and updated) copy of Hata Awagimaru's Ezo-tö Kikan [i.e. Strange Sights on the Island of Ezo (Hokkaido)], which is the earliest work on the ethnology of the Ainu and was originally written in Kansei 12 [1800]. The manuscript starts with a description of the history of the Japanese feudal expansion into and then colonization of Hokkaido by the Matsumae clan. This clan was granted the settlement of Matsumae at the southern end of the Oshima Peninsula and was also given exclusive trading rights with the Ainu. Additionally the Matsumae clan had the role of Japan's northern border defenders and thus were the first Japanese to make contact with Russian traders in the 18th century. One of the first illustrations in this attractively illustrated manuscript is a strong watercolour portrait of the Kunashiri Ainu Chief 'Ikorikayani', armed with his bow and sword. Next an Ainu woman is shown with a musical instrument, a jade necklace and a hand tattoo. The following series of captioned watercolours shows details of the hand tattoo, as well as another necklace and a bark skin jacket and includes further descriptions of Ainu dress. Then a seal is shown and the Ainu trade of seal meat for rice, clothes and tobacco is described. Ainu fishing, seal hunting and whaling including the boats and weapons they used as well as the Ainu method of curing seal meat are also illustrated and described. Then a series of illustrations shows Ainu manners, customs and ceremonies with a series of five illustrations of the Ainu Iomante ceremony with detailed descriptions of how a brown bear is ritually killed and sent off to the world of the gods and then how the Ainu villagers divide up and drink and eat the bear's blood and meat, presumably to gain its spirit and powers. Overall this is an extensively beautifully illustrated and historically important manuscript on Ainu ethnology.

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        Cöln.

      - Altcolorierte Kreidelithographie b. Carl Martin sen., Berlin, um 1860, 25,5 x 37,5 cm Äußerst seltene Ansicht auf die Stadt von Nord - Westen mit Groß St. Martin; im Vordergrund beladenen Eisenbahnwaggons, Pferdekutsche und reiche Schiffsstaffage; rechts und oben je ein alter hinterlegter Einriss. Mosler 123A ** Photos auf Wunsch im JPG-Format erhältlich.** Sprache: Deutsch

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        TA., Zinkhütte Altenberg, "Société anonyme des Mines . - Anonyme Gesellschaft der Zink Gruben & Giessereien von . La Vieille Montagne. Oberhausen's Hütte".

      - Farblithographie n. u. v. Cannele b. Simonau & Toovey in Brüssel, um 1860, 29,5 x 44 Eine der wenigen Darstellungen von Oberhausen in der Druckgrafik, aus "Belique Industrielle" erschienen b. J. Géruzet in Brüssel.

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        Très intéressante correspondance de Quételet à Michel Chasles sur Simon Stévin.

      - 3 brouillons de lettres, deux signées d'un monogramme. 10 In-4 1860-1861 petite salissure en coin d'un feuillet Cet intéressant ensemble de brouillons de lettres est relatif à des découvertes concernant le mathématicien du XVIe siècle, Simon Stévin. Ainsi, dans une longue lettre à Michel Chasles (6 pp. in-4), en réaction à une prétendue découverte de P.-L. Gilbert relative à un traité de Simon Stevin de Bruges, détaillée dans le Bulletin de l'Académie royale de Belgique (2e série, t. VIII) et dont nous joignons l'édition originale du tiré à part (circa 1860, deux doubles feuillets in-8, 6 pages), il relève toutes les erreurs manifestes de son raisonnement et de sa méthode, concluant à un procédé « grossier ». Toujours à propos de cette affaire, Quételet s'adresse au Secrétaire perpétuel de l'Académie royale de Belgique et prouve que la découverte de Gilbert n'en est pas une et que ledit traité de Stevin figure dans une édition posthume datée de 1629. La dernière lettre porte également sur « la note de M. Gilbert contre l'exactitude de laquelle je proteste ». Simon Stevin (1548-1620) a promu l'application des fractions décimales à la comptabilité et au commerce ; son ouvrage le plus célèbre est L'Arithmétique. On joint une autre L.A.S. de Quételet à M. Ransonnet, sur un autre sujet (1 p. in-4). Mathématicien, astronome et statisticien, il crée l'Observatoire de Bruxelles en 1828. Secrétaire permanent de l'Académie royale de Belgique, il est poète à ses heures et membre de la Société de littérature de Bruxelles. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THE REPUBLICAN PARTY VINDICATED - THE DEMANDS OF THE SOUTH EXPLAINED. SPEECH OF HON. ABRAHAM LINCOLN, OF ILLINOIS, AT THE COOPER INSTITUTE, NEW YORK CITY [caption title]

      [N.p., likely New York City, 1860. 8pp. Single folded sheet. First leaf detached, some tanning, minor edge chipping. Good. Untrimmed, unopened. An early printing of Lincoln's famous Cooper Union speech, given in New York in February 1860, in which he demolishes Stephen Douglas's claim that the Framers and Constitution granted no authority at the federal level to restrict slavery's expansion into the western territories. The speech catapulted Lincoln into the public eye and made him a viable presidential candidate. This printing of the speech concludes with a note that Lincoln finished his oratory "amid the loud and uproarious applause of his hearers...cheering with the full power of their lungs." This copy has the ownership signature of mid-19th-century New York Democratic politician Adin Thayer at the bottom of the first page. A rare printing, both in institutions and on the open market, of Lincoln's momentous Cooper Union speech. MONAGHAN 55. EBERSTADT 160:320. WRIGHT HOWES 64:139. MIDLAND NOTES 24:146. HEARTMAN 120:1112. FISH 533. SABIN 41160.

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        [TWO KAWARABAN NEWS SHEETS DEPICTING FOREIGNERS AND THEIR POSSESSIONS]

      [Edo, 1860. Two broadsides, each approximately 9 x 11 3/4. Previously folded. Moderate toning and dust soiling, faint foxing at outer margins. Good plus. Two interesting Japanese Kawaraban woodblock news sheets documenting some of the foreigners who visited Japan's shores in the 1850s as the country opened up to the west. The first sheet is in four sections and titled "Western Products and Strange Things." It contains images of an English Captain, a black sailor, a microscope of Dutch style, and a mummified body wrapped in sheets. The second shows a Captain's wife and her wolfhound dog, an American Flag, and a depiction of four Russian coins obverse and reverse, and two other coins dated 1843 and 1854.

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        Discurso que en la solemne apertura del Tribunal leyó el día 2 de enero en la Real Audiencia Pretorial de la Habana su Regente el Exmo. E Illmo

      Imprenta del Gobierno Capitanía general y Real Audiencia por S. M., Habana 1860 - 4°, early wrappers, spine chipping. 24 pp., 20 ll. tables [most folding]. Report of the head of the Audiencia on judiciary affairs in Cuba in 1859. The tables give extensive information on cases tried, types of crimes, and penalties imposed; the accused criminals are broken down by region, race, occupation and education (literate or illiterate). * Trelles IV, 124: does not state the number of tables. Not located in NUC. 24 + 20 tablas pp páginas [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Gesamtans., v. Brauhausberge, "Potsdam vom Brauhausberg aus geseh'n.".

      - Lithographie n. u. v. Sandmann ( Druck G. Rauh in Wien ) b. Otto Janke in Potsdam, um 1860, 49,5 x 92 Seltenes Blatt, zugleich eines des größten und schönsten Panoramen von Potsdam überhaupt ! - Nicht bei Drescher/Kroll. Giersberg/Schendel, Seite 13 und Abb. 8 auf Seite 14. - Der Betrachter schaut vom Brauhausberg über die Havel auf die Stadt. Mittig die Nikolaikirche. Am rechten Rand der Bahnhof. Ein beeindruckendes Blatt. - Fachgerecht gereinigt und die Mittelfalte geglättet.

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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

      London: John Murray 1860 - Second edition, second issue, fifth thousand. 8vo. x, 502 pp. Contemporary tan half calf over marbled boards, spine with raised bands, gilt lettered red label, endpapers and all edges marbled, early armorial bookplate to the front pastedown. Folding table. Some mild rubbing to the extremities, very good overall, Freeman, 376. First published the previous year. The first issue of the second edition also appeared in 1859, but for the the mention of "fifth thousand" on the title page the two issues are identical.

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        Gesamtans., "Uslar von der Süd - Seite".

      - altkol. Lithographie, um 1860, 43 x 58 Sehr seltene Ansicht, bis auf die Bildkante beschnitten und montiert. So auch die Legende. Blick von einer Anhöhe zum Ort. Im Vordergrund Ernteszene. Provenienz: königl. Besitz Schloss Marienburg.

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        Ruine Hammerstein, Ansicht v. Süden, links i. Hgr. Ruine Rheineck. "Ruine Hammerstein a/ Rhein".

      - lavierte Tuschezeichnung, um 1860, 21,2 x 31,7

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        An Appeal to the Women of the United Kingdom by Women: On a Subject Demanding Immediate Attention

      Houlston and Wright, London 1860 - Near Fine. Disbound 8 page pamphlet with pencil library shelfmark to upper cover corner and slight discoloration to bottom of cover. Internally complete and clean, with one small blot on pages 5-6. Else in exceptional condition, with no other copies on the market and OCLC reporting only one held at an institution.Pre-dating the UK Women's Suffrage Movement by almost a decade, An Appeal to the Women of the United Kingdom by Women was an early and important call to a rising class of female activists. Documenting the dire straits under which children and women were working, it encouraged the women of Britain to recognize the collective power of their own voices. "Fellow Countrywomen, Your voices are wanted-wanted throughout the kingdom-and wanted at once." Within the text, reports on unsafe working conditions and unhealthy hours were combined with emotional appeals based in maternal instinct; and the pamphlet writers argue that improvements for children and family can only come when women fight for themselves. "Fortitude and firmness, when occasion demands them, are virtues as noble and becoming in women as in men; the right line of conduct is the same for both sexes?our feelings were given to us to excite action."An early and scarce example of the rising tide of female activism in Britain, predating suffrage. Near Fine. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Ueber Telephonie durch den galvanischen Strom. 8 S. Mit 6 Abbildungen. In: Jahres-Bericht des physikalischen Vereins zu Frankfurt für 1860-61.

      (Frankfurt ) 1860 - (22 x 13,5 cm). 80 S. Mit 6 Abbildungen und 6 gefalteten lithographierten Tafeln. Original-Rückenbroschur in moderner Halblederdecke in modernem Pappschuber. Erste Ausgabe des "first successful attempt at transmitting sounds electrically" (Wheeler/Gift). - Reis "beschäftigt sich seit 1852. mit der Frage, ob sich Töne in gewisser Entfernung mit Hilfe des elektrischen Stromes reproduzieren lassen. Er erfindet, vermutlich ohne Kenntnis von Bourseul's Versuchen zu haben, einen Apparat, der dies leistet, nennt ihn 'Telephon' und führt ihn zuerst öffentlich am 26. Oktober (1861) im Physikalischen Verein zu Frankfurt a.M. vor." (Darmstaedter). - Eine Tafel mit kleinem Einriss. Einband mit leichtem Lichtrand, sonst sauber und gut erhalten. - Wheeler/Gift 1532; Darmstaedter 612; Poggendorff III, 1103. - Selten [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Oeuvres complètes de Lamartine publiées et inédites. Envoi de l'auteur sur la page de faux-titre du tome 1 Mémoire et reconnaissance. Lamartine .

      Chez l'auteur 1860-1863,, Paris - in-8, Reliures de l'époque en demi-chagrin marron, dos à 5 nerfs, orné de fleurons dorés dans les entre-nerfs, plats de cartonnage, gardes et contre-plats en papier à la cuve. , 40 volumes reliés. Manques et frottements en coiffe sur 9 volumes. Bon ensemble. Rousseurs généralement sur les premières pages. Intérieur frais. Couvertures conservées. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The New Glories of The Catholic Church: Translated from the Italian By the Fathers of the London Oratory, at the Request of the Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster

      John Murphy & Co, Baltimore 1860 - First American edition. Green cloth with blind stamp decoration on boards and gilt letters on spine. Good only ex-library with hinges cracked, spine darkened, short tears on spine ends. Twenty-four extra pages in rear of book which lists other Catholic books. Five chapters are: Corea, China, Western Tongking, Cochin China, Oceanica. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        [TWO KAWARABAN NEWS SHEETS DEPICTING FOREIGNERS AND THEIR POSSESSIONS]

      [Edo, 1860. Two broadsides, each approximately 9 x 11 3/4. Previously folded. Moderate toning and dust soiling, faint foxing at outer margins. Good plus. Two interesting Japanese Kawaraban woodblock news sheets documenting some of the foreigners who visited Japan's shores in the 1850s as the country opened up to the west. The first sheet is in four sections and titled "Western Products and Strange Things." It contains images of an English Captain, a black sailor, a microscope of Dutch style, and a mummified body wrapped in sheets. The second shows a Captain's wife and her wolfhound dog, an American Flag, and a depiction of four Russian coins obverse and reverse, and two other coins dated 1843 and 1854.

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        ANTIQUARIAN, ETHNOLOGICAL AND OTHER RESEARCHES IN NEW GRANADA, EQUADOR, PERU AND CHILE, With Observations on the Pre-Incarnial, Incarial, and Other Monuments of Peruvian Nations.

      Trübner & Co. 1860. . 1st Ed. 279pp. 17 litho. plates, map. Some light browning, hinges cracked though firm, bookplate removed from pastedown, gilt lettered blind embossed cloth, clumsily recased with repairs to spine, lacking some of original spine. Sabin 6207. Hollis 001177157 William Bollaert, (1807–1876), traveller and author. Bollaert together with George Smith, are thought to be the first Europeans to have made the crossing of the desert of Atacama, duing his first visit to Peru in 1825. ODNB ‘... During 1853–4 he was again travelling in South America, having been commissioned to undertake further explorations for nitrate minerals in Peru and coal deposits in Chile. In 1859 he was associated with the Ecuador Land Company, a colonization scheme that planned to combine settlement with scientific exploration. His South American travels led to the publication of [the above work] ...' US$644

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        The Life, Trial, Confession and Execution of Albert W Hicks, The.

      1860 - "His Execution, In the Sight of Hundreds of Vessels, Was in the Best Maritime Tradition" [Trial]. Hicks, Albert W. [c.1820-1860], Defendant. Fowler, L[orenzo] N[iles] [1811-1896]. The Life, Trial, Confession and Execution of Albert W. Hicks, The Pirate and Murderer, Executed on Bedloe's Island, New York Bay, On the 13th of July, 1860, For the Murder of Capt. Burr, Smith and Oliver Watts, On Board the Oyster Sloop E.A. Johnson. Containing the History of His Life (Written by Himself) From Childhood up to the Time of His Arrest. With a Full Account of His Piracies, Murders, Mutinies, High-Way Robberies, Etc. Comprising the Particulars of Nearly One Hundred Murders! To Which is Added the Account of His Arrest, Imprisonment, Trial and Execution: Also, His Phrenological Character, As Described by L.N. Fowler. New York: Robert M. De Witt, [1860]. [vi], [7]-84 pp. 8 plates of woodcuts. Verso of front wrapper and rear wrapper have publisher advertisements. Octavo (9-1/2" x 6"). Stab-stitched pamphlet in pictorial wrappers, untrimmed edges. Light soiling, some edgewear and minor chipping and tears to wrappers, spine worn away at ends, clean tear to front wrapper with careful repair. Moderate toning to text, light foxining to a few leaves. $1,250. * Only edition, one of two issues, the other with 68 pp. "Hicks was a triple murderer, but only technically a pirate. He was a member of the crew of an oyster sloop, and he chopped up the captain and two crew members in lower New York Bay, but being in the ebb and flow of the tide, it was technically a crime on the high seas and a federal offense. The little money he took got him to Providence, where he was caught. His execution in New York Harbor, in the sight of hundreds of vessels, was in the best maritime tradition (McDade). A notable feature of this account is the "psychological" profile by Fowler, the notable phrenologist, based on a post-mortem study of Hicks's skull and digestive organs. OCLC locates 10 copies in North American law libraries. McDade, The Annals of Murder 473. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Souvenirblatt, Gesamtansicht, umgeben von 14 Randansichten, "Erinnerung an Dortmund".

      - Farblithographie v. Tempeltey ( Druck A. Hölzer in Berlin ) n. Borchel b. Kraus in Bremen und Rheinen in Dortmund, um 1860, 39,5 x 53,5 Absolut seltene Ansicht. Die Gesamtansicht ( 22,5 x 34 ) zeigt Dortmund von dem neuen Tor her. Die Randansichten zeigen: Bahnhof, Fehmlinde mit Teilansicht, Rathaus, Paulinenhütte, Marienkirche, Petrikirche ( Innen- und Aussenansicht ), Hochofen und Eisenhütte zu Hörde, Hütte Dortmund ( westphalia etc.), Reinoldikirche ( Innen- und Aussenansicht ), Dominikanerkirche, Zeche Neu - Düsseldorf.

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        TA., Schänzchen, rechts eine Mühle, links Blick zum Siebengebirge, "Ansicht vom Schänzchen".

      - Lithographie m. Tonplatte v. Hohe b. Bach, 1860, 18 x 28,2 Sehr selten! Einzige Ansicht vom Schänzchen!

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        Les terrains tertiaires d'Alger dévoilés.

      - 1 manuscrit autographe 3 In-folio vers 1860 Avec une grande feulle de notes et croquis (35 x 53 cm, tronquée d'un quart) sur la géologie du bassin méditerranéen, d'Oran à Marseille, dans lequel ont été découverts des fossiles. bon Etude de Marcel de Serres intitulée : "Sur les terrains tertiaires d'Alger". Il distingue 3 types de terrains, principalement constitués de schistes et de calcaire, ainsi qu'un «vaste dépôt alluvial de la plaine de la Mitidja», dont il décrit les grandes caractéristiques. «Sa formation semble donc remonter à une époque où le relief du pays n'était pas tout à fait tel que nous le voyons maintenant. Parmi les terrains superficiels se placent les dépôts et les blocs erratiques dont l'existence sur le sol africain est d'un si haut intérêt pour le transport de ces blocs par les glaces [.]». Naturaliste, géologue, paléontologue, il découvre de nombreuses cavernes à ossements dans le Midi de la France. Il est le premier à entrevoir l'existence de l'homme fossile et élaborer la notion de système quaternaire. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Joseph wird verkauft.

      Berlin, A. Sacco, ca 1860. - Toned lithograph. 375:540 mm. From a series of illustrations depicting the Old Testament story of Joseph within oriental scenery of bedouins, palms, and camels. Joseph (Yusuf) is regarded by Muslims as a prophet (Qur'an, suras vi, 84; xl, 34), and a whole chapter Yusuf (sura xii) is devoted to him, the only instance in the Qur'an in which an entire chapter is devoted to a complete story of a prophet. - A few edge flaws, some repaired, with some browning and staining.

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