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        Manuscript compendium on physics and engineering.

      [Possibly Milan, likely 1860s]. - Large 4to (ca. 200 x 260 mm). Italian manuscript on paper, 570 written pages, with a few additional blanks, illustrated throughout with more than 200 pen and ink drawings of scientific equipment, machine models, experiments, etc., including a full-page coloured plate showing a balloon and two plates removed from Meyers Conversations-Lexikon. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards (rubbed; spine defective). An encompassing 19th century manual on physics and mechanics, likely a lecture manuscript, profusely illustrated and twice signed "Visconti Achille" on the flyleaf and at the head of the first page of text. Whether or not the writer is to be identified with the like-named physician (rather than physicist) who, serving as prosector at Milan's Ospedale Maggiore, in 1870 first discovered the lung condition silicosis, must remain a matter of further research. The apparent date of composition would be consistent with a possible earlier pursuit of a university training in physics; the inclusion of an 1897 Milanese newspaper clipping, mounted to the pastedown and commemorating the passing of the great physicist Galileo Ferraris, would point both toward the medical man's known area of activity and away from a specialized anatomist with a by-then substantial list of anatomical and pathological publications to his name. The hefty, closely written volume here present covers subjects ranging from barometers to the refraction of light, fully illustrated with neat sketches and a particularly charming full-page pen and wash drawing of a hot air balloon. - Binding rubbed; interior sound. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Photographie médicale: fillette atteinte de dermatose et d'ataxie locomotrice. Circa 1860

      1860 - Photographie médicale originale d'une fillette atteinte de dermatose (les piqûres de la photo le laissent mal entrevoir) et d'ataxie locomotrice. 15,5 x 21cm, sur papier fort, tirage original, circa 1860. (TV) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LA 42EME LIGNE - LIBRAIRIE-GALERIE]
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        Souvenirblatt, Gesamtans., umgeben von 18 Randansichten, "Benshausen vom Passberg aus gesehen.".

      - Lithographie ( m. farb. Tonplatte ) v. u. n v. Ferd. Vorhauer b. Zschermack in Berlin, um 1860, 36 x 49,5 Sehr seltenes Souvenirblatt mit einer Gesamtansicht und 18 Teilansichten: Passberg, Bes. d. Mad Kraeger; Fuchs'sche Hof, Bes. Fr. Anschütz; Bes. d. Fr. Anschütz Wtw. Hotelinhab. u. Weinhandl. d. Rud. Brunnengraeber; 2te Wohng. d. Frd Jung; Weinhandl. v. Gebr. Grimm; Forstexpedit. v. Heyn; Weinhandl. v. Heinr. Werner, incl. Gerberei v. Lotz; Bes. Weinhaldl. Aug. Werner; Weinhandl. v. Johannes Brunnengraeber; Weinhdl. v. Joh. Hemming dito u. Posthalterei v. Morchel; Bes. d. Dr. Grimm in Coburg, Seifensiederei v. Keiner; 1. Ebertshausen Ritterg. d. Friedr. Jung; Eisenhammer v. Elster König u. Keiner; Bes. Amtsrichter Werner; Bes. d. Rittergutsbez. u. Kaufm. Heinr. Kraeger; Superintend. Dr. Wohn d. Sup. Dr. Holzapfel; 3) Wohn. d. Kaufm. Röhrig, d. Dr. Leagener, incl. Fr. Jung; Weinhandl. v. Alb. Kraeger.

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        Nouvelles heures et prières composées dans le style des manuscrits du XIVe au XVIe siècle

      First edition of these hours entirely made in chromolithography and inspired by medieval manuscripts. 176 chromolithographs mounted on tabs, including the title, 4 inset in sepia and gold, the rest in decorative compositions around the text, each page being different. 4 pages of family memories, the brand of the publisher-printer in fine.Binding full morocco burgundy signed Gruel tail. Back with nerves adorned with cold boxes mute. Cold-worked boards of a large frame frieze repulsed with dragons, flowers and fruits, angular florets. Rich interior frieze. Burgundy moire silk guards. Golden slices. Decor evoking the great monastic bindings of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. A shirt and a burgundy cardboard case, a corner of the case detached. 2 pages have white areas of paper, as if a snake had adhered to the chromos, another page also but more superficilelement.Very nice copy and superb realization of Gruel and Engelmann. Gruel et Engelmann Paris 1860 (S.d.) In-16 carré (12x15,5cm) 176pp. (6) relié

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        Panorama von Haidenschaft Küsenland bei Triest. Mischtechnik (Blei, Tusche, Aquarell), auf Karton.

      48 x 81 cm, 36 x 75 cm, Karton (sehr holzhaltig) etwas unregelmässig gebräunt, min stockfleckig, ein Riss am Rand. Insgesamt schöne Ansicht des Städtchens Unten links signiert: gezeichnet von J. J. Kuhn, 1860. - Ajdov ina (deutsch Haidenschaft, italienisch Aidussina) ist eine Kleinstadt und Gemeinde in Slowenien. Sie liegt zwischen Nova Gorica und Postojna. Die Stadt war zur Römerzeit ein befestigtes Lager mit Poststation namens Castra, ein Bestandteil des Sperrwerkes der Claustra Alpium Iuliarum. Das Lager lag an der Via Gemina, einer wichtigen Verbindungsstraße von und nach Italien, die von Emona (Ljubljana) nach Aquileia über den Pass des Birnbaumer Waldes führte. Vor den Mauern von Castra fand am 6. September des Jahres 394 die Schlacht am Frigidus statt, in der Kaiser Theodosius I. über seinen Widersacher Eugenius siegte. Im Jahre 451 wurde das Lager von den Hunnen unter Attila zerstört.Im Jahre 1507 gewährte Maximilian I. der Siedlung die Marktrechte, was der Stadt einen Aufschwung bescherte. 1918-1945 stand die Gemeinde unter italienischer Verwaltung und gehörte zur Provinz Gorizia (1924-27 zur Provinz Udine).

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        Gesamtans.

      - Lithographie m. Tonplatte v. H. Arnold n. C. Frühsorge b. Huch in Leipzig, um 1860, 33,5 x 56 Prachtvolle Gesamtansicht, in der Bildmitte der Dom noch ohne die beiden neuromanischen Türme (zwischen 1863 und 1882 errichtet); tadellos.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
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        Ansicht des Gutshauses "Jahnsfelde".

      - Farblithographie v. Loeillot n. Schroeder, um 1860, 26,3 x 37,4 Besitzer: von der Schulenburg

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
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        Gesamtansicht, umgeben von 17 Teilansichten, "Erinnerung an Berlin".

      - Litho. m. Tonplatte n. v. v. Ney ( Druck v. Delius ) b. Zawitz in Berlin, um 1860, 36,5 x 56 Kiewitz 867: Ernst, Berlin in der Druckgraphik, Neu 2 - Das Mittelbild, Gesamtansicht vom Kreuzberg (22 x 39,5) ist umgeben von 17 Teilansichten wichtiger Gebäude der Stadt. (Denkmal Großer Kurfürst, Bibliothek und Palais des Pr. v. Preussen, Stadtschloß, Neue Wache und Zeughaus, Denkmal Friedr. des Großen, Königspalais, Krolls Etablissment, Brandenburger Tor, Hedwigskirche, Gendarmenmarkt, Museum mit Lustgarten, Stadtschloß ( hintere Ansicht), Universität, Friedrichswerdersche Kirche, Opernhaus, Bauschule, Museum ( am Lustgarten).

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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

      John Murray, London. 1860 - Second Edition, Fifth thousand, 8vo. ix [1] 502 pp. 32pp publisher's catalogue dated January,1860, folding diagram to face 171pp. Original wave-grain blind-stamp green cloth, gilt titles to spine, light brown end papers [front pastedown hinge split] with armorial Bookplate. First published the previous year.The second edition is not so named on title but simply labelled 'Fifth Thousand'; Freeman records that 3000 copies were printed following the 1250 copies of the first edition. "The misprint 'speceies' is corrected and the whale-bear story diluted, an alteration which Darwin later regretted, although he never restored the full text" Freeman 376. Excellent Copy

      [Bookseller: HALEWOOD : ABA:ILAB : Booksellers :1867]
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        Souvenirblatt, Gesamtans., von der Ostseite, umgeben von Randansichten.

      - Lithographie m. Tonplatte v. Honig b. Steubers Kunsthandlung in Göttingen, um 1860, 46 x 60 Seltenes Souvenirblatt. Die Gesamtansicht ( 25,5 x 40 cm.) ist umgeben von 12 Randansichten. Diese zeigen: Bibliothek, Plesse, Rohns, Universität, Hanstein, St. Johannes Kirche, Gleichen, Sternwarte, Bahnhof, Hardenberg, St. Jakobikirche und Rathaus.

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        Johnson's New Illustrated (Steel Plate) Family Atlas, With Descriptions, Geographical, Statistical, and Historical - Compiled, Drawn and Engraved Under the Supervision of J.H. Colton and A.J. Johnson. T.B. Tilden

      New York: Johnson and Browning. Very Good. 1860. First Edition; Second Issue. Hardcover. Rebacked first edition, second issue of Johnson's New Illustrated Family Atlas from 1860. Collated and complete. Brown cloth boards over half-leather binding with gilt title embossed on front board and blind embossed on rear board; all edges marbled. Professionally rebacked with original cloth boards and leather corners used; repair to all edges, gutters, title page and first few leaves of text block; amateur repair job by previous owner completed with lined paper and repair tape to original rear endpaper; glassine paper restoration to half title page and a few maps; moderate toning and foxing throughout text block; contemporary signature on title page. Text and maps paginated separately: 95pp in text block, 92pp of maps. David Rumsey states the 1860 first edition, first issue has smaller maps of New York and Texas and contains a total of 83pp designated to maps and diagrams, whereas this second or later 1860 issue has two-page maps of said states and has 92pp of maps. This issue also includes "T. B. Tilden" as a co-author, his name being set in a different type face beneath Colton and Johnson's names. Maps are beautifully hand-colored, and diagrams of note include a fascinating plate arranging rivers and mountains of the world relative to size, and a "Universal Time and Distance Indicator." These atlases, issued almost every year from 1860 to 1887, "accurately reflect the expansion of the country, showing the growth of cities, towns and counties, as well as the emerging state boundaries in the west, and the development of the railroads nationwide." This rare and beautiful atlas is an excellent example of an essential household tool of the 19th century. No copies of this edition found in commerce as of January 2018. ; Steel engraving; Folio 13" - 23" tall .

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        Napoléon III et le prince impérial caricaturés.

      - 1 dessin 29 x 22 cm vers 1860 petites fentes en marge et trous d'épingle Dessin à la plume représentant Napoléon III et le Prince impérial. Signature: J. Rhodes.

      [Bookseller: Traces Ecrites]
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        Nouvelles heures et prières composées dans le style des manuscrits du XIVe au XVIe siècle

      Gruel et Engelmann 1860 - - Gruel et Engelmann, Paris 1860 (S.d.), In-16 carré (12x15,5cm), 176pp. (6), relié. - Edition originale de ces heures entièrement réalisées en chromolithographie et inspirées des manuscrits enluminés médiévaux. 176 chromolithographies montées sur onglet, dont le titre, 4 hors-texte en sépia et or, le reste en compositions décoratives (animaux, hommes, fleurs, rinceaux.) autour du texte, chaque page étant différente. 4 pages de souvenirs de famille, la marque de l'éditeur-imprimeur in fine. Reliure en plein maroquin bordeaux signée Gruel en queue. Dos à nerfs orné de caissons à froid muet. Plats frappés à froid d'une large frise d'encadrement repoussé avec dragons, fleurs et fruits, fleurons angulaires. Riche frise intérieure. Gardes de soie moirée bordeaux. Tranches dorées. Décor évoquant les grandes reliures monastiques du XIVe et XVe siècles. Une chemise et un étui en carton bordeaux, un coin de l'étui détaché. 2 pages portent des zones blanches de papier (p. 110 et 111), comme si une serpente avait adhéré aux chromos, une autre page également mais plus superficilellement. Très bel exemplaire et superbe réalisation de Gruel et Engelmann pour ce livre d'heures néo-gothique. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition of these hours entirely made in chromolithography and inspired by medieval manuscripts. 176 chromolithographs mounted on tabs, including the title, 4 inset in sepia and gold, the rest in decorative compositions around the text, each page being different. 4 pages of family memories, the brand of the publisher-printer in fine. Binding full morocco burgundy signed Gruel tail. Back with nerves adorned with cold boxes mute. Cold-worked boards of a large frame frieze repulsed with dragons, flowers and fruits, angular florets. Rich interior frieze. Burgundy moire silk guards. Golden slices. Decor evoking the great monastic bindings of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. A shirt and a burgundy cardboard case, a corner of the case detached. 2 pages have white areas of paper, as if a snake had adhered to the chromos, another page also but more superficilelement. Very nice copy and superb realization of Gruel and Engelmann. 176pp. (6) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Scarlet Letter: A Romance

      London: Charles Clarke. hardcover. very good(+). Illustrated by Miss M.E. Dear. 8vo, 1/2 red leather, marbled end-papers, gilt spine with leather labels. London: Charles Clarke, n.d. (ca. 1860). First illustrated edition.

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        Civil War Chaplain Saddle-bags - Methodist Circuit Rider- Bible - John Stewart

      - 1860’s Circa Civil War Chaplain Saddle bag of Methodist circuit rider. John Stewart. A very full account his life can be found in Highways and Hedges: Or, Fifty Years in Western Methodism by John Stewart, 1870. Passed down through the family by descent, these were purchased from the family estate in Oakland Co. California where he finally retired with his children and their families after 50 years on horseback. Not only was he a true pioneer from 1820 through 1870, but he also served during the Civil War as one of the 32 traveling preachers. These are the saddle bags he used , being very consistent with bags from the 1830’s -1860’s. His biography recounts stuffing them with his precious Bibles for distribution on the frontier.

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

      - altkol. Lithographie n. u. v. G. Frank, 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, dieGarnison- und Hofkirche, Schloß Glienicke, die Garde-Husaren Kaserne, die Pfaueninsel vom Blockhaus aus und den Bahnhof.

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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.

      [Bookseller: Kuenzig Books ABAA]
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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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        Indiana. A story suggested by Marcialhou's "Indiana Waltz"]

      Cowell's Anastatic Press [c.1860], Ipswich - [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). Size: Oblong folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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        Sefer ha-Kuzari [Kuzari Cosri] divrey hakhakham hakhaver Rabbi Yitzhak Sangari Z.L. asher kidesh shem shamayim bevikukho hayashar. khibro bilshon aravi hakhakham hagadol Rabbi Yehuda HaLevi sfaradi Z.L. ve'e'etiko lileshoneynu hakdosha Hakhakham Rabbi Yehuda Even Tibon meRamon Sefarad bemigdal Lunel . . . im perush OTZAR NEKHMAD mehagaon moreynu harav Israel HaLevi. . . COSRI

      Josef Schlesinger's Buchhandlung, Pressburg 1860 - [5], 140, 72 [of 75] leaves. Book block is solid and intact but lacks its binding and last 3 leaves. Damaged title page. Vinograd Pressburg 144. With round purple ink rubber stamp impressions of a defunct library: "Home of the Daughters of Israel 1260 5th Avenue, N.Y.", its location from 1925 to 1972 when it moved out of the city and changed its name.

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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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        1860 1ed Civil War Marked! Therapeutics Materia Medica Medicine US Hospital Dept

      Philadelphia, Blanchard and Lea, 1860. First edition. - 1860 1ed Civil War Marked! Therapeutics Materia Medica Medicine US Hospital Dept Alfred Stillé was Civil War-era American surgeon and physician. He is remembered for being the first American to make a distinction between typhus and typhoid fever. One of his medical treatises, “Therapeutics and Materia Medica,”discusses administering medicine, proper dosages, giving sedatives and laxatives, and making correct diagnoses of symptoms. During the American Civil War, the US Hospital Department purchased dozens of sets of medical books and surgery manuals to be used in Union and Confederate base camps and hospitals. Each of these books was stamped with a gold embossed stamp of ‘U.S.A. Hospital Department.’ These medical books are exceedingly rare today as many were destroyed or lost during the Civil War. Item number: #2383 Price: $950 STILLE, Alfred Therapeutics and materia medica A systematic treatise on the action and uses of medicinal agents . Philadelphia, Blanchard and Lea, 1860. First edition. Details: • Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumes o Vol. I – [xii], 813, [3], [32] o Vol. II – [viii], 975 • References: Echols & Arbittier, Civil War Military Surgical Manuals (medicalantiques); not in Sabin • Provenance: Stamp – S.E. Bucknell • Language: English • Binding: Leather; tight & secure • Size: ~9.5in X 6in (24cm x 15cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 2383 Photos available upon request [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ansicht von Schloss "Burgscheidungen".

      - Farblithographie v. Loeillot n. Schroeder b. Loeillot, Berlin, um 1860, 27,4 x 38 Besitzer: von Querfurt, von Anhalt, von Wiehe, Grafen Hoym, zuletzt Familie von der Schulenburg.

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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

      Bradley & Gilbert, Louisville, KY 1860 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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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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        STORIA DELLA LETTERATURA ITALIANA DALL'ORIGINE DELLA LINGUA SINO AI NOSTRI GIORNI

      AMALIA BETTONI, MILANO 1860 - ITALIANO Compendiata dal Prof.Ignazio Cutrona con aggiunte e correzioni, pagine con bruniture del tempo e fioriture sparse, legatura lenta, tagli non allineati, brossura editoriale rimossa, sostituita con brossura in carta marrone, muta e con strappetti

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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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