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        Außerordentliche Vorstellungen von E. Bosco aus Turin bestehend aus Chiromancie, Prestidigitation, Magie, Illusion, Physique, Megnétisme, Electricité, Mécanique, Escamaotage etc. etc.

      (Frankfurt), Druck von R. Baist, ca. 1860. Einblattdruck mit typographischem Text. Blattgr.: 37 x 23 cm. Seltenes Plakat zu einem Auftritt des Eugene Bosco (1823/1830-1891), unehelicher Sohn des berühmten italienischen Zauberes Bartolomeo Bosco (1793-1863 in Dresden). Seine kurze Karriere erlitt bereits 1857 einen folgenschweren Einbruch: Bei einer Vorführung schoss er sich in die Hand, die seitdem verkrüppelt blieb und damit viele seiner Tricks unmöglich machte. Wie schon sein Vater verstarb er in Armut. Bücher de

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        Neues Conversations-Lexikon

      Staats- und Gesellschafts-Lexikon. In Verbindung mit deutschen Gelehrten und Staatsmännern herausgegeben. 20 Bände. Bd. 2: Almquist bis Atthalin Bd. 3: Atticus bis Bichat Bd. 4: Bickell bis Camoens Bd. 5: Campagna di Roma bis Dänemark Bd. 6: Daniel bis Elisabeth Bd. 7: Ellora bis Fünen Bd. 8: Fürst bis Gynlai Bd. 9: Haag bis Illuminaten Bd. 10: Illyrien bis Kalandsgilden Bd. 11: Kalckreuth bis Lanjuinais Bd. 12: Lannes bis Marmont Bd. 13: Marmontel bis Münch-Bellinghausen Bd. 14: München bis Österreich Bd. 15: Österreichischer Erbfolgekrieg bis Pomare Bd. 16: Pombal bis Reformierter Kirche Bd. 17: Réfugiés bis Saint-Simon Bd. 18: Saint-Simon bis Seleucia Bd. 19: Seleuciden bis Stieglitz Bd. 20: Stieglitz bis Ungarn Bd. 22: Wein bis Ziegler. Band 1 und 21 fehlen. Leineneinband. Berlin: F. Heinicke 1860-1866. Zusammen 16319 Seiten. Einbände etwas berieben, Bd. 12 im oberen Bereich angesengt, bei Bd. 12 sind der Einband und die ersten Seiten stark befleckt und verschmutzt.

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        On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection,

      London: John Murray,, 1860. or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life. Fifth thousand. Octavo in twelves. Original diagonal-wave-grain green cloth, covers blocked in blind, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, brown coated endpapers, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Folding diagram to face p. 117, 32 pages of publisher's advertisements to rear, dated January 1860. Faint ownership inscription to front pastedown, binder's ticket to rear pastedown. Spine a little darkened, a couple of marks to rear cover; an excellent copy in unusually bright cloth. Second edition of "the most important biological book ever written" (Freeman), one of 3,000 copies printed, the issue most commonly met with, bearing 1860 on the title page (a very few copies bear 1859). The second edition "can be recognised immediately by the date, by the words 'fifth thousand', and the correct spelling of 'Linnean' on the title page ? The misprint 'speceies' is corrected and the whale-bear story diluted, an alteration which Darwin later regretted, although he never restored the full text. The story is not found again in any printing, except in the American editions of 1860, until the end of copyright".

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        Blick auf ein Bauernhaus, dahinter die Burgruine Treuenstein.

       Aquarell von Carl Scharold, 1860, 26 x 20,5 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XXIX, S. 587. - Der Architketur- und Landschaftsmaler (Würzburg 1811 - 1865) schuf bevorzugt Aquarelle. Eine Auswahl befindet sich in der Maillinger Sammlung in München (Band II, Nr. 3051-57). - Die Burg mit dem \"Gescheibten Turm\" liegt im Nordosten von Bozen, im Stadtteil Gries. - Im Ganzen leicht gebräunt und mit Lichtrand. Dekorativ gerahmt. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Aquarell/Zeichnung, Europa, ITALIEN - Südtirol

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        OLD MACKINAW; or, the Fortress of the Lakes and Its Surroundings.

      Philadelphia: James Challen & Son, 1860. 404 pages of text. The original green hardcover cloth binding is moderately shelfworn, rubbed and soiled, remaining intact and attractive. Contains a frontis, folding map, and three plates. The first and final few pages are moderately foxed, and there is minor foxing scattered here and there. First edition. Not in Howes.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good- condition. Octavo (8vo).

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        Nouveau Jeu de Loto Géographique et Universel ou Tableaux des Capitales de L'Univers.

      Paris: Chromol de Engelmann et Graf, c. 1860. Loto Game, consisting of 18 pictorial game cards, each illustrated with five lithographic scenes, one small cloth bag containing glass counters, one large cloth bag containing 90 numbered circular timber tokens, folio rule sheet printed on yellow paper; all contained in the original decorated card box measuring 224 x 280 mm., with colour-printed lid, decorated in gold. A rare and exquisitely produced geographical lotto game, featuring lithographs of major cities and ports of the world. There are 90 countries and principalities featured in Europe, Asia, Oceania, Africa and America, and each is represented by an illustration and brief description of population, exports and industries.Many of the representations of recently-settled Pacific destinations such as Hawaii, Tahiti and the Marquesas are drawn from published voyage accounts. The fine depiction of Sydney Harbour is very closely modelled on the view "Vooloo-mooloo au Port Jackson" which was published in the official account of La Place's grand voyage in La Favorite. This view had originally been drawn in Sydney by the voyage's artist Barthelemy Lauvergne, and was prepared for publication as an aquatint by Sainson."Nouveau Jeu de Loto..." is a particularly fine example of the deluxe nineteenth-century French children's games - beautiful and practical educational devices which made drawing-room geographical study a pleasure. The fine lithographs were printed by Engelmann and Graf, the company established by pioneering French lithographer Godefroy Engelmann.Scarce when complete and especially so when in such fine condition. Some slight ageing to lid otherwise in fine original condition.

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        Der Metzger'.

      - altkolorierte Lithographie b. Schreiber/Esslingen, um 1860, 31 x 35,5

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        Lettera autografa firmata Leri 13 janvier (1860), 4 pagine in francese a François Buloz (1803-1877) direttore della Revue des Deux Mondes, importante editore, per 40 anni direttore della Rivista, ed amministratore della Comédie-Française

      1860. Importante lettera, inviata pochi giorni prima del suo ritorno al governo; comprende giudizi su Garibaldi, alla vigilia dell'accordo per la cessione di Nizza e Savoia alla Francia. Deluso per le conseguenze dell'armistizio di Villafranca (11 luglio 1859), Cavour aveva dato le dimissioni da Presidente del Consiglio; sarebbe stato richiamato il 21 gennaio 1860 per il suo terzo mandato, che avrebbe visto in marzo l'annessione al Piemonte dei ducati di Parma e Modena, della Romagna pontificia e della Toscana, a fronte della cessione di Nizza e Savoia alla Francia. «L'ajournement du congrès m'a non seulement forcé à renoncer à toute idée d'aller à Paris, mais il a été cause demon retour à Leri. J'ai du quitter Turin pour ne pas faire de l'opposition, et pour ne pas sanctionner par ma présence silencieuse une conduite que je crois dangereuse pour ne pas dire fatale. Le ministère, ou pour mieux dire un ministre pour se préserver d'une opposition que je ne lui avais pas faite, et que je n'avais nullement l'intention de lui faire est allé chercher des auxiliaires dans l'extrême gauche pour en faire des instruments de guerre contre moi. Après avoir inutilement aiguisé la plume de Brofferio, et tenté vainement d'organiser un comité électoral pour me nuire ; il a tenté de me détruire au moyen de Garibaldi. Le brave général aussi triste politique que bon soldat, s'est laissé persuader que j'étais devenu un réactionaire, et que par conséquent il ferait oeuvre de bon citoyen en annulant dans les élections l'influence de mes amis. La Nazione Armata n'avait pas d'autre but ..». Cavour sostiene di avere rinunciato ad una battaglia politica e morale che avrebbe nuociuto al paese «elle aurait exercé une fâcheuse influence sur l'opinion publique de laquelle le sort de l'Italie dépend peut-être. J'ai mieux aimé me taire et laisser Mr Rattazzi jouir tranquillement des douceurs d'un pouvoir si chèrement acquis ». Gli è difficile indicare a Buloz una linea per la Revue des Deux Mondes, mentre per la questione italiana « je crois qu'il faut pousser à l'annexion sans indiquer les moyens à employer pour l'accomplir ». La lettera fu scritta nella tenuta di Leri, frazione di Trino Vercellese, dal 1822 proprietà della famiglia Cavour, dove lo statista usava ritirarsi nei momenti di riposo, e vi sperimentava le tecniche di coltivazione che intendeva fare applicare in Piemonte, informandosi spesso sull'andamento delle attività produttive; il borgo è in totale stato di abbandono dagli anni Sessanta del Novecento.

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        Anweisung zur nützlichsten und angenehmsten Bienenzucht für alle Gegenden

      8. 4 Bll., XXXVI, 286 S., 1 Bl. (leer), 8 Bll. (letztes leer). Mit Kupfer-Titelvign. u. 5 (auf 4) gefalt. Kupfertaf. (zeigen einen Bienenstand, Bienenkästen u. verschiedene Geräte). Pbd. d. Zt. Etw. berieb. In gutem Zustand EA. Horn-Schenkling 3577 Hagen 129 Engelmann, Bibl. Oecon. 53 - Dieses auch noch im 19. Jahrhundert aufgelegte Werk gibt Anleitungen, wie in einem mittelmäßig guten Bienenjahr von 25 guten Bienenstöcken 100 fl. und in einem recht guten 200 fl. gewonnen werden können, und dennoch jeder Stock in gutem Stande bleibt (a. d. Titel). Der Autor war Prediger in Kroneneberg v. d. Höhe. - Er hat sich um fast alle Zweige der Landwirthschaft praktisch, noch mehr aber theoretisch durch seine vielen Schriften verdient gemacht. In Kroneberg ward ihm als großem Pomologen, Bienenzüchter und Schöpfer der dortigen bedeutenden Obstpflanzungen 1860 ein Denkmal errichtet (ADB IV, 143).

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        A building in Uruguay

      c. 1860, Montevideo - "Talbotype: the beginning of photograph in Uruguay". Rare sample of a talbotype from Uruguay. Calotype or talbotype is an early photographic process introduced in 1841 by William Henry Fox Talbot, using paper coated with silver iodide. 1 volumen(es)/volume(s) 1 páginas

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        Mémoire sur la Fermentation appelée lactique; Memoire sur la Fermentation alcoolique.

      Paris: Mallet-Bachelier, 1858; 1860. First printings, in the very rare offprint form (first paper inscribed by Pasteur), of these two landmark papers, "often considered the beginning of bacteriology as a modern science, [which constitute] the first demonstration of the connection between a specific fermentation and the activity of a specific microorganism" (Garrison & Morton); "A great milestone in biochemistry" (Neville II, p. 274). "Pasteur's first paper on fermentation contains most of the central theoretical and methodological features of his biological theory of fermentation, in particular the concept of fermentation as a product of the growth of yeast, the idea that air is a source of microscopic yeasts and other micro-organisms, and the notion of specificity, in which each fermentation could be traced to a specific micro-organism" (Dibner). "Pasteur's concept of fermentation as a biological process challenged the chemical theory of fermentation put forth by Liebig, which Pasteur was able to disprove with his experiments on alcoholic and acetic fermentation" (Norman). Provenance: The earlier paper is inscribed by Pasteur to the French physicist and chemist Pierre-Guillaume-Camille Forthomme (1821-84): "A Monsieur Forthomme, Professeur au lycée de Nancy, souvenir affectueux, L. Pasteur." "Pasteur's memoir ['Sur la Fermentation appelée lactique'] expressed the basic approach and point of view which informed all of his subsequent work on fermentation. After a historical introduction he began by claiming that "just as an alcoholic ferment exists-namely, brewer's yeast-which is found wherever sugar breaks down into alcohol and carbonic acid-so too there is a special ferment-a lactic yeast-always present when sugar becomes lactic acid" ... Throughout the memoir Pasteur more nearly assumed than proved that lactic yeast "is a living organism, ... that its chemical action on sugar corresponds to its development and organization," and that the nitrogenous substances in the fermenting medium served merely as its food. Nonetheless, his convictions were firm and his conception of fermentation was already remarkably complete ... With two striking exceptions this memoir contains the central theoretical and methodological features of all of Pasteur's work on fermentation-the biological conception of fermentation as the result of the activity of living microorganisms; the view that the substances in the fermenting medium serve as food for the causative microorganism and must therefore be appropriate to its nutritional requirements; the notion of specificity, according to which each fermentation can be traced to a specific microorganism; the recognition that particular chemical features of the medium can promote or impede the development of any one microorganism in it; the notion of competition among different microorganisms for the aliments contained in the media; the assumption that air might be the source of the microorganisms that appear in fermentations; and the technique of directly and actively sowing the microorganism presumed responsible for a given fermentation in order to isolate and purify it. The two missing features, which soon completed Pasteur's basic conception, were the technique of cultivating microorganisms (and thereby producing fermentations) in a medium free of organic nitrogen and his notion of fermentation as "life without air" ... "In December 1857 Pasteur published the first in a series of abstracts, notes, and letters on alcoholic fermentation that culminated in a long and classic memoir of 1860 ['Memoire sur la Fermentation alcoolique']. Divided into two major sections, dealing respectively with the fate of sugar and of yeast in alcoholic fermentation, it inflicted on the chemical theory what Duclaux called "a series of blows straight from the shoulder, delivered with agility and assurance." Pasteur established that alcoholic fermentation invariably produces not only carbonic acid and ethyl alcohol-as was well known-but also appreciable quantities of glycerin and succine acid as well as trace amounts of cellulose, "fatty matters," and "indeterminate products." On the basis of these results, Pasteur emphasized the complexity of alcoholic fermentation and attacked the tendency of chemists since Lavoisier to depict it as the simple conversion of sugar into carbonic acid and alcohol. If the alleged simplicity of the process had formerly been seen as evidence of its chemical nature, he argued, then its actual complexity ought now to be seen as evidence of its dependence on the activity of a living organism. In truth, the complexity of alcoholic fermentation was such as to prevent the writing of a complete equation for it, a fact which was only to be expected, since chemistry was "too little advanced to hope to put into a rigorous equation a chemical act correlative with a vital phenomenon." "However impressive this line of attack against the chemical theory, an even more decisive mode of argument derived from Pasteur's ability to produce yeast and alcoholic fermentation in a medium free of organic nitrogen. To a pure solution of cane sugar he added only an ammonium salt and the minerals obtained by incineration of yeast, then sprinkled in a trace of pure brewer's yeast. Although the experiment was difficult and not always successful, this method could produce an alcoholic fermentation accompanied by growth and reproduction in the yeast and the evolution of all the usual products. If any one constituent of this medium were eliminated, no alcoholic fermentation took place. Obviously, argued Pasteur, the yeast must grow and develop in this mineral medium by assimilating its nitrogen from the ammonium salt, its mineral constituents from the yeast ash, and its carbon from the sugar. In fact, it is precisely the capacity of yeast to assimilate combined carbon from sugar that explains why it can decompose sugar into carbonic acid and alcohol" (DSB). "Educated at the École Normale Supérieure, Forthomme was professor of physics at the high school of Nancy for many years (where he had [Henri] Poincaré as a student), prior to obtaining the chair of the faculty of chemistry [at the University of Nancy] in 1869. Well-known to the intellectual circles of Nancy, he was a member of the municipal council and would sponsor the candidature of Léon Poincaré [Henri's father] to the Académie de Stanislas in 1862" (de Paz & DiSalle, Poincaré, Philosopher of Science, p. 8). Much-abridged versions of the two papers appeared in the Comptes rendus de l'Académie des Sciences (Paris) in 1857; 'Mémoire sur la Fermentation appelée lactique' appeared almost simultaneously in the Mémoires de la Société des Sciences, de l'Agriculture et des Arts de Lille, 2nd series, 5 (1858). The only recorded offprints were prepared from the Annales de Chimie et de Physique. Dibner 198; Garrison-Morton 2472 and Horblit 82 (abridged version); Norman 1653 (offprint), all for the earlier paper. Brock, Milestones in Microbiology, pp. 27-30. 8vo (219 x 135 mm), pp [1-3] 4-106; [1] 2-15 [1:blank but with manuscript annotations, probably by Forthomme], both offprints bound together in early 20th century cloth, first and final leaf with some browning.

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        Oeuvres complètes de Buffon avec des Extraits de Daubenton et la classification de Cuvier ornées de Cinq cents sujets coloriés [ 9 Tomes - Complet ] [ Avec : ] Histoire naturelle de Lacépède comprenant les Cétacés, les Quadrupèdes ovipares, les Serpents et les Poissons [ 2 Tomes - Complet ]

      Oeuvres complètes de Buffon avec des Extraits de Daubenton et la classification de Cuvier ornées de Cinq cents sujets coloriés [ 9 Tomes - Complet ] [ Avec : ] Histoire naturelle de Lacépède comprenant les Cétacés, les Quadrupèdes ovipares, les Serpents et les Poissons [ 2 Tomes - Complet ] soit ensemble 11 vol. grand in-8 reliure de l'époque demi-basane bordeaux, dos à 5 nerfs ornés, Dion-Lambert, Paris, 1860, Tome 1 : Matières Générales - Théorie de la Terre, 2 ff., 585 pp. avec portrait de Buffon en frontispice et 2 cartes rehaussées en couleurs ; Tome 2 : Epoques de la nature - Introduction à l'histoire des Minéraux, 2 ff., 665 pp. avec 3 cartes dont 2 cartes rehaussées en couleurs ; Tome 3 : Histoire naturelle des Minéraux, 2 ff., 692 pp. ; Tome 4 : Histoire naturelle des Minéraux, 2 ff., 495 pp. ; Tome 5 : Histoire naturelle de l'Homme, 2 ff., 495 pp. avec 1 planche partiellement rehaussée en couleurs ; Tome 6 : Arithmétique morale - Histoire naturelle des animaux, 2 ff., 804 pp. avec 22 planches en couleurs ; Tome 7 : Histoire naturelle des animaux, 2 ff., 744 pp. avec 25 planches en couleurs ; Tome 8 : Histoire naturelle des animaux, 2 ff., 746 pp. avec 32 planches en couleurs ; Tome 9 : Histoire naturelle des animaux, 2 ff., 752 pp.et 1 f. (avis au relieur) avec 29 planches en couleurs ; et Histoire naturelle de Lacépède comprenant les Cétacés, les Quadrupèdes ovipares, les Serpents et les Poissons, Nouvelle édition précédée de l'Eloge de Lacépède par Cuvier avec des notes et la Nouvelle classification de M. A.-G. Desmarest : Tome 1 : 654 pp. avec 19 planches en couleurs ; Tome 2 : 574 pp. et 1 f. n. ch. (avis au relieur) avec 13 planches en couleurs Agréable exemplaire de cette édition peu courante, réunissant les 9 Tomes du Buffon aux 2 Tomes du Lacépède, l'ensemble établi dans une élégante reliure uniforme. Bon ensemble (mouill. aux deux premiers ff. des tome 2 et 9 et 2 du Lacépède, 1 f. un peu faible au tome 4, accroc avec restauration ancienne aux deux ff. de table du tome 7, petite griffure à un mors au tome 8, dos lég. passés, belle fraîcheur intérieure par ailleurs) pour cet exemplaire bien complet des belles planches coloriées - dont 3 planches supplémentaires, non indiquées dans l'avis au relieur du Lacépède - chacune d'elle bien protégée sous ses serpentes d'origine. Français

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        Les Églises de la Terre Sainte

      Librairie de Victor Didron (imprim. de J. Claye), 1860. In-4° (275x210mm), pp. (6), 463, (1) di errata, legatura del tempo firmata da Thouvenin in m. pelle con titolo e ricchi fregi ornamentali in oro su dorso a scomparti. Piatti in percallina marrone con iniziali del proprietario del tempo in oro al centro del piatto anteriore, sormontate da corona dorata e inquadrate entro bordura di filetti con fregi accantonati, il tutto impresso in oro. Tagli dorati, sguardie decorate a piuma di pavone. 30 tavv. f.t. incise su disgeno dell'autore stesso, molte delle quali a piena pagina, con vedute e planimetrie delle chiese più celebri della Terra Santa; le ultime 2 tavv. sono in cromolitografia e consistono rispettivamente in una pianta di Gerusalemme nel 1308 su doppia pag. tratta dai viaggi in Terra Santa di Marin Sanuto e in una pianta ripiegata della stessa città nel 1859 alla luce degli scavi archeologici allora più recenti. Uno strappetto al margine inferiore bianco delle pp. 451-452. Qualche fioritura. Ottimo esemplare. La legatura è dovuta a un erede e prosecutore dell'attività di Joseph Thouvenin (morto nel 1834), che, allievo di Bozérian, fu uno dei più noti e prolifici legatori francesi del secolo decimonono (fu fra l'altro il legatore favorito di Charles , creatore delle legature "à la fanfare" e autore del ritorno in auge di quelle à la cathédrale". Edizione originale, rara, di questo celebre resoconto di viaggio dal Cairo a Gerusalemme del grande archeologo ed orientalista francese, con dettagliata illustrazione delle chiese cristiane e dei luoghi di culto ebraico e mussulmano di Gerusalemme stessa e della Terra Santa in genere. Il dodicesimo capitolo tratta dei monumenti di Cipro e di Rodi. In appendice, varie descrizioni topografiche e storico-archeologiche di Gerusalemme e cenni sui monumenti effigiati sulle monete e sui sigilli dei re latini di Gerusalemme. Graesse, VII, p. 387. Röhricht, p. 36. Tobler, p. 187. Francese

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        Leaves of Grass

      Boston: Thayer and Eldridge [Richard Worthington], 1860-1861 [1880]. Third Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Third edition, early Richard Worthington printing with no printer and stereotype info on copyright page. [Myerson A2.3.d-e]. iv, 456pp. Original purple pebbled cloth with gilt spine lettering, plain endpapers. Front and rear inner hinges starting, else Very Good with cloth frayed at tips and lightly worn along edges of spine. A bit of foxing to edges. Frontis of the author has tissue-guard intact. A nice copy.

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        Autograph Letter, Signed. To His Publisher Ticknor

      Nahant 1860 - 12mo. LONGFELLOW ASKING FOR AUTOGRAPH. Reading in part:" 'As I am making a collection of autographs of distinguished men,' & c &c."

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        The Habit & the Horse; a treatise on female equitation. 4to.

      Day & Son. 1860 Front. & plates; front. heavily foxed with all other plates lightly foxed.Orig. dark blue dec. cloth; sl. rubbed & dulled. Contemp. inscription on verso of leading f.e.p. A good plus copy.First published in 1857.

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        CARTA POSTALE DEI QUATTRO LAGHI IN LOMBARDIA

      1860. Carta postale dei laghi lombardi, attorniata da 18 piccole acquetinte, disegnata da Francesco Soave ed incisa da Vittorio Angeli. Le vedute del Lago di Como e Maggiore, di mm 67x93, raffigurate sono: Lecco, Domaso, Cadenabbia, Borgo Bellaggio, Villa Melzi, Villa Sanazaro a Blevio, Gravedona, Borgo Vico, Villa Tanzi presso Torno, Villa d'Este, Villa Sommariva, Pliniana, Palanza, Canobbio, Intra, Villa detta La Torre, Luino, Isola Bella. Questa carta è derivata dalla stessa lastra edita alcuni anni prima dall'editore Domenico Molinari, è stata modificata, aggiornata ed inserita nell'opera Atlante di Geografia Universale cronologico, storico, statistico e letterario edita da Francesco Pagnoni Tipografo - Editore. La mappa è colorata all'epoca ai confini di stato e di provincie.

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        Illustrious Men of Ancient Times - Roman Empire - Ancient Greece - Italy

      Great Britain, circa 1860-1880. "Gems: Illustrious Characters." Twenty-four carved plaster Victorian cameos of notable men from ancient days, housed in a singular and purpose made double-sided book-style presentation box. Cameos measure approximately 4,5 x 4 cm, permanently mounted onto a green velvet backdrop. 8vo. Bound in the contemporary style of a book, half black morocco over marbled boards, gilt title and tooling to spine, measuring approximately 25 x 16 x 4,5 cm. Manuscript index naming each of the men represented, penned onto recto and verso pastedowns. A most unique Victorian treasure. Each side reveals twelve important historical figures, men of science, philosophy, literature, art, and great rulers - some of whom include: •Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) - Italian artist, mathematician, inventor •Michelangelo (1475-1564) - Italian Rennaissance scultor, painter, architect •Dante (1265-1321) - Italian poet and moral philosopher •Ludovico Ariosto (1474-1553) - Italian poet •Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) - Italian astronomer, physicist, engineer, philosopher, and mathematician •Lycurgus (800 BC - 730 BC) - lawgiver and founder of the military-oriented reformation of Sparta •Aeschylus (circa 523 BC - circa 456 BC) - Greek tragedian playwright and soldier •Homer - author of ancient Greek literature - the Iliad and the Odyssey •Julius Caesar (100 BC - 44 BC) - Roman dictator, notable author of Latin prose •Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 BC - 43 BC) - Roman philosopher, politician, consul, lawyer, orator

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        Panorame du Mont Pilate. Edition originale.

      Zürich, Dikenmann o, J. ( ca. 1860) - 17,2 x 72 cm langes Panorama, auf der Vorderseite des Umschlages befindet sich eine weitere Aquatinta ( Hotel, 7,5 x 9,8 cm), guter Erhaltungszustand

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        Allgemeines Reichs-Gesetz- und Regierungsblatt für das Kaiserthum Österreich, Jahrgang 1849-1860 in insgesamt 16 Bänden

      Wien: Aus der kaiserlich-königlichen Hof- und Staatsdruckerei 1860 - Komplett von 16 Bänden, genauere Beschreibung s. Angebote zu einzelnen Bänden. Nach vorzunehmender einfacher Restaurierung eignen sich die Bände perfekt als Dekoration z.B. in einer Anwaltskanzlei. Book Language/s: de

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        Curates of Riversdale: recollections in the life of a clergyman. Written by himself. FIRST EDITION. 3 vols.

      Hurst & Blackett. 1860 Half dark blue calf, marbled boards; expertly & handsomely rebacked. Inscription on leading f.e.p., vol.I: 'Mrs Buckley - with affectionate esteem, from the Author, M. Margoliouth'. Later signature of M. Jane Hole on verso of leading f.e.ps.Not in Sadleir; Wolff 4481. BL, Oxford, & Cambridge only on Copac. Born in Poland to Jewish parents, Margoliouth moved to England and converted to the Church of England before being ordained into the Church. He wrote extensively on Jewish history and Hebrew literature and established a Hebrew Christian monthly magazine, The Star of Jacob.

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        LITTLE MARIAN

      - SHAPE BOOK. LITTLE MARIAN. Philadelphia: American Sunday School Union, no date, ca 1860. 8vo (6 1/2 x 2 3/8"), pictorial wraps, Fine condition. Diecut in the shape of a little girl and delicately illustrated with color lithos (by F. Moras) with text below each picture. Done in the same size and format of Prang's shape books of the same era, but this is quite rare. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Elements of Conchology; An Introduction to the Natural History of Shells and of the Animals which form them

      London: Published by the author, 1860. 2 vols: viii, 260; vi, 203, 62 fine hand-coloured lithographic plates. Hardback. Cont. half morocco (some minor rubbing + scuffing) marbled boards and endpapers. Binder's ticket: Edmund Nest, Gloucester. Book-plate of Sir William Vernon Guise F.G.S., F.L.S. (1816-1887), who had a wide interest in geology, conchology, botany and archaeology, was president of the Cotteswold Naturalists Field Club for twenty eight years from 1859 to 1887, and whose extensive collection of fossils was presented to the County Museum in Gloucester, where much of it is still to be found in the reference collections

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        L'Oracle amusant.

      Coqueret 1860 ca, Paris - Boîte bois-carton, format 33 x 20 x 4 cm., couvercle entièrement décoré reproduisant les trois roues dans un large encadrement doré. Contient 3 roues (7 cm de diamètre, numérotées de 1 à 8) montées sur un tableau et légendées El Oraculo divertido, The amusing oracle, L'Oracolo dillettevole et 7 cartes (27 x 8,5 cm) dans un encadrement fleuri de 75 combinaisons chacune : « Les personnes qui veulent se recréer en cherchant leur destinée, doivent faire tourner la première roue de gauche, puis la deuxième et la troisième ; les trois chiffres réunis à la suite l'un de l'autre forment un nombre que l'on cherche sur l'un des tableaux ». [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Album Amusant pour les Enfants Sages

      Paris: A. Legrand, Éditeur, 1860. An Exceptionally Rare Early Movable Book With Just One Single Copy Located on OCLC, at the National Library of France. [MOVABLE BOOK]. COUDERT, B, illustrator. Album Amusant pour les Enfants Sages. Tableaux Vivants. (An Entertaining Album for Good Children. Living Pictures) Paris: A[ugustin]. Legrand, Éditeur, [1882]. First (only?) edition. Quarto. 12 x 9 3/8 inches; 305 x 239 mm.). Six unpaginated leaves, four with magnificent color lithograph plates, each with movable parts that are operated with a red tab pull. The plates are drawn by B. Coudert and lithographed by Lemercier and Roche. Publisher's quarter red cloth over purple printed boards, the front cover with a fantastic full-page color lithograph laid-on depicting many children enjoying various activities - titled "La Joie des Enfants", plain endpapers. A few tiny holes in the red cloth spine, some very mild rubbing to the corners of the boards - truly an exceptionally fine and remarkable survival with all four of the movable plates in perfect working order. The colorful movable plates depict 'Rope Dancers' - actually, a street carnival with a principal character in Commedia dell'Arte costume, as befits "Saltimbanques", 'Village Musicians' and a delightful Monkey performing in public, 'Three Children' hunting for bird's eggs with one of them having his kite stuck in the tree whilst an older gentleman looks on despairingly and finally a Cat hunting a Mouse on the rooftops. Whilst a French publication, with the text of each story in French, the captions under each of the movable plates are also given in Spanish and English, two of them in German also. The movable plates: 1. Saltimbanques. Titiriteros: Rope Dancers: Seiltänzer 2. La Musique au Village: La Musica en la Aldea: The Music in the Village 3. Les Dénicheurs d'Oiseaux: Los Desanidadores de Pajaros: The Bird's Nesters 4. Chasse sur les Toits: Caza por los Techos: Hunting on the Roof: Jagd auf dem Dache An exceptionally rare early movable book, with just one single copy located on OCLC, at the National Library of France.

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        The Chess Monthly

      New York: William C Miller and Trubner & Co, 1860. v+402 pages with diagrams. Octavo (9" x6 1/4") bound in full leather with gilt lettering to spine with black labels and original wrappers bound in. Volume IV. (Bibliotheca van der Linde-Niemeijeriana:6389) (Hagedorn: 36) First edition. This periodical was edited by Daniel Willard Fiske and Paul Morphy. The Problem Department by E B Cook. This was one of the first magazines published in America. It was started in 1857 and lasted until 1861. It was published at the height of Morphy's popularity and presence. Condition: Original wrappers bound in, lacks wrapper to number one, heal corner of title stained, some pages with old institutional embossed stamp, some occasional pencil notations else about very good.

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        THE DOLLS' PIC=NIC. By M. U.

      32 pages. Illustrated with six hand-coloured plates, and an illustrate Dedication page. Original pictorial cloth gilt. All edges gilt. 4to. 24.5 x 19 cm. First edition [one of two issues]. Some browning throughout; two of the vignettes on the dedication page have been neatly hand-coloured; gift inscription on front endpaper; strained between frontispiece and title; else a very good copy. Darton H1554(2) (No priority known.) One of five copies only of either issue that Lawrence Darton located. A rare Doll book.

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        Recent Practice in the Locomotive Engine.

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

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        Wyld's New Plan of London [Wyld's London and Postal Districts 1860]

      James Wyld, Geographer to the Queen, London 1860 - Folding map, publisher's original dark blue cloth with lettering to front board, spine torn and boards edgeworn, early ink name to front pastedown, contains map inside, linen-backed folding map measuring 56cm x 95cm when open, map printed in colours and showing London postal districts, architectural vignettes around borders, map in VG condition, some staining to linen only, not affecting map, scarce. ; 4" x 6" [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Deutschlands gefährlichste Giftpflanzen, mit erläuterndem Texte, worin ihre Wirkungsart und die wirksamsten Hülfsmittel bei Vergiftungen angegeben sind, nebst einer leichtfaßlichen Einleitung in die Pflanzenkunde.

      EA ca 36x24 cm (4) 30 Textseiten plus 24 (22 kolorierte) lith. Tafeln einfacher Halbledereinband um 1860 (Einband etwas bestoßen und berieben, Name auf Vorsatzblatt, Textseiten teils geringfügig fleckig, Tafeln meist im unteren Bereich [vom Blättern finger-]fleckig, 2 Tafeln etwas stärker, Tafel X mit als kolorierte Zeichnung ergänzten Eckabriß sonst gutes Exemplar)

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        Staatsrecht, Völkerrecht und Politik: Monographien (3 Bände KOMPLETT) - Bd. I: Staatsrecht und Völkerrecht/ Bd. II und III: Politik.

      Laupp; 1860/ 1869. Orig.Erstausgabe; 778/ 691/ 724 Seiten; Gebundene Ausgabe Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten Kloster-Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig; Papier altersbedingt nachgedunkelt/ stellenweise stockfleckig; Der Buchzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 3 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; Versandkostenfreie Lieferung mfb

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        NOTES On NURSING: What It Is, and What It Is Not. With Some Account of Her Life.

      Boston: William Carter, 5 Water Street. 1860. iv, xii, 104 pp. Index pp 5-6. Frontispiece of Nightingale. Cut of Crimea award, p. 4. 12mo, signed in 6s. 7-3/4" x 4-7/8" Modest extremity wear to binding. Some modest foxing, primarily to prelims. A solid VG copy.

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        Memoire sur la fermentation alcoolique.

      Paris: Victor Masson, 1860. First edition, unopened in original printed wrappers, of Pasteur's definitive proof that alcoholic fermentation is due to the action of a living organism (yeast), and is not a purely chemical process as most chemists since Lavoisier had believed. "What did this memoir add to the first deductions Pasteur had drawn from lactic fermentation? He now asserted that he was dealing with a living microorganism. This was his most original contribution. Having been unable to create life or to change it by means of molecular asymmetry, he had set out to study its reproduction. In doing so he had come to a revolutionary definition: Fermentation is the act of reproduction of the living germs that constitute yeast" (Debré, Louis Pasteur (1994), p. 105). "In December 1857 Pasteur published the first in a series of abstracts, notes, and letters on alcoholic fermentation that culminated in a long and classic memoir of 1860 [the offered work]. Divided into two major sections, dealing respectively with the fate of sugar and of yeast in alcoholic fermentation, it inflicted on the chemical theory what Duclaux called "a series of blows straight from the shoulder, delivered with agility and assurance." Pasteur established that alcoholic fermentation invariably produces not only carbonic acid and ethyl alcohol-as was well known-but also appreciable quantities of glycerin and succine acid as well as trace amounts of cellulose, "fatty matters," and "indeterminate products." On the basis of these results, Pasteur emphasized the complexity of alcoholic fermentation and attacked the tendency of chemists since Lavoisier to depict it as the simple conversion of sugar into carbonic acid and alcohol. If the alleged simplicity of the process had formerly been seen as evidence of its chemical nature, he argued, then its actual complexity ought now to be seen as evidence of its dependence on the activity of a living organism. In truth, the complexity of alcoholic fermentation was such as to prevent the writing of a complete equation for it, a fact which was only to be expected, since chemistry was "too little advanced to hope to put into a rigorous equation a chemical act correlative with a vital phenomenon." "However impressive this line of attack against the chemical theory, an even more decisive mode of argument derived from Pasteur's ability to produce yeast and alcoholic fermentation in a medium free of organic nitrogen. To a pure solution of cane sugar he added only an ammonium salt and the minerals obtained by incineration of yeast, then sprinkled in a trace of pure brewer's yeast. Although the experiment was difficult and not always successful, this method could produce an alcoholic fermentation accompanied by growth and reproduction in the yeast and the evolution of all the usual products. If any one constituent of this medium were eliminated, no alcoholic fermentation took place. Obviously, argued Pasteur, the yeast must grow and develop in this mineral medium by assimilating its nitrogen from the ammonium salt, its mineral constituents from the yeast ash, and its carbon from the sugar. In fact, it is precisely the capacity of yeast to assimilate combined carbon from sugar that explains why it can decompose sugar into carbonic acid and alcohol" (DSB). Pp. 323-426 in Annales de chimie et de physique, Troisième Série, Tome LVIII, 1860. 8vo (226 x 142 mm), pp. 512. Original printed wrappers, uncut and unopened. Light crease and two small holes to front wrapper, else very fine.

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        The Woman in White - First US Edition

      Harper Brothers, 1860 A first edition, first printing published by Harper Brothers in 1960. A good copy, recased with spine and panels laid on. State 'b' of adverts. Rare book

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        Teilansicht, Nagoldbrücke, "St. Nicolaus Kapelle auf der Nagoldbrücke in Calw".

      - Lithographie m. Tonplatte (anonym ) n. G. Eberlin b. Altertumsverein in Calw, um 1860, 28 x 36,5 Schefold 995. - Seltene Ansicht.

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        The Mill on the Floss. FIRST EDITION. 3 vols.

      Edinburgh: William Blackwood & Sons. 1860 Half titles, 16pp cata. vol. III. Orig. orange brown cloth by Edmonds & Remnants in Carter binding variant B; some sl. marking to back board of vol. II & front board of vol. III, corners v. sl. bumped.Embossed stamp of Burgess, printer & stationer, Macclesfield on leading f.e.ps. Contemp. signature on f.e.p., vol. III. An excellent copy.Sadleir 816a; Wolff 2060.

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        Report of Matthew Arnold Esq., foreign assistant commissioner. FIRST, STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL, EDITION.

      Printed by George E. Eyre & William Spottiswoode, for H.M.S.O. 1860 Orig. blue printed wraps in later green buckram; wrappers marked and chipped. Signature of Edwin Chadwick, booklabel of the Gladstone Library National Liberal Club.A very scarce Arnold item, reporting on the system of popular education in France, Holland and the French Cantons of Switzerland. Partly reprinted in Schools and Universities on the Continent 1868, Higher Schools and Universities in Germany 1874, and in A French Eton, to which is added Schools and Universities in France 1892. Arnold was an inspector of schools from 1851 to 1886.

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        Leaves of Grass

      Boston: Thayer and Eldridge [Richard Worthington], 1860-1861 [1880]. Third Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Third edition, early Richard Worthington printing with no printer and stereotype info on copyright page. [Myerson A2.3.d-e]. iv, 456pp. Original purple pebbled cloth with gilt spine lettering, plain endpapers. Front and rear inner hinges starting, else Very Good with cloth frayed at tips and lightly worn along edges of spine. A bit of foxing to edges. Frontis of the author has tissue-guard intact. A nice copy.

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        Illustrated Manuscript Valentine.

      1860. Single leaf measuring 5 by 7 3/4 inches. A drawing of a young man and woman glancing shyly at each other, with their noses drawn in an angular fashion so as to point at each other. Below the figures is penned words "i cant [sic] stop long this time." A Feb. 25, 1861 inscription on the verso says "Valentine - Mr. Willis E. Marden." The young man wears simple clothing, a blue hat with a red band, a red shirt, and blue pants. His hair is long and curly. The woman's costume is more elaborate; she wears red shoes and a beaded necklace with her blue dress, and her uncovered hair is curled. The sheet of paper was once folded into quarters. Until postal rates became standardized, early valentines were typically folded, sealed, and hand-delivered to a beloved's doorstep. Pennsylvania-German or Dutch handmade valentines gained recognition for their fine workmanship, with detailed pinprick and cutout designs. This example is no less remarkable for its simplicity. Some faint discoloration, primarily to fold lines, and slightest wear to two corners.

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        Mitchell's New General Atlas, Containing Maps of the Various Countries of the World, Plans of Cities, etc., Embraced in Forty-Seven Quarto Maps, Forming a Series of Seventy-Six Maps and Plans, Together with Valuable Statistical Tables.

      Philadelphia. S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr. 1860. First Edition. Total of 39 single and 4 double handcolored maps (complete as issued), folio (16 x 13 inches), cloth covered boards with leather corners and spine (hardbound). Covers are very worn and detached, spine has deteriorated, text block/maps largely loose, chipping to preliminary pages and fore edge. The majority of the maps are in very good condition. The first map in the atlas has suffered the most damage: The World (No. 1)is chipped at edges of sheet with very tight side margins, light toning and soiling to lower margin. Split to lower half of centrefold of double page map of New York, New Hampshire etc. Light soiling/toning to margins throughout. Very rich impression and coloring to the maps in this, the first edition of are This is the first edition of Mitchell's New General Atlas, replacing the New Universal Atlas. "The first edition, first state, with no page numbers outside the borders, no New Orleans map between 28 and 29, and with the larger "Map of the World on a Globular Projection" by W. Williams" (David Rumsey). The atlas was issued as the population of the Western United States began to soar, with new states and territories requiring frequent updates of maps of the West. A fascinating collection of maps documenting the rapidly changing face of the United States.

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        ??????.[Qing mo tong cao hua ji]. Album of Twelve Pith Paintings. of Chinese Pastimes including Music....

      No date. (circa1860). 12 delicate small pith paintings in album. Each painting is held in place by means of a blue ribbon border. The paintings are in particularly good condition for an album of 19th century pith paintings with only five paintings showing any minor damage at all. Patterned woven fabric binding recased with modern silk spine, fabric ties. Inscription front free endpaper. This album illustrates Chinese pastimes including 3 images with Chinese traditional musical instruments; they are Xiao (flute), Huqin (string instrument) and Luo (percussion instrument). (When referring to this item please quote stockid 152414)....

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        Nouveau Jeu de Loto Géographique et Universel ou Tableaux des Capitales de L'Univers.

      Paris: Chromol de Engelmann et Graf, c. 1860. Loto Game, consisting of 18 pictorial game cards, each illustrated with five lithographic scenes, one small cloth bag containing glass counters, one large cloth bag containing 90 numbered circular timber tokens, folio rule sheet printed on yellow paper; all contained in the original decorated card box measuring 224 x 280 mm., with colour-printed lid, decorated in gold. A rare and exquisitely produced geographical lotto game, featuring lithographs of major cities and ports of the world. There are 90 countries and principalities featured in Europe, Asia, Oceania, Africa and America, and each is represented by an illustration and brief description of population, exports and industries.Many of the representations of recently-settled Pacific destinations such as Hawaii, Tahiti and the Marquesas are drawn from published voyage accounts. The fine depiction of Sydney Harbour is very closely modelled on the view "Vooloo-mooloo au Port Jackson" which was published in the official account of La Place's grand voyage in La Favorite. This view had originally been drawn in Sydney by the voyage's artist Barthelemy Lauvergne, and was prepared for publication as an aquatint by Sainson."Nouveau Jeu de Loto... " is a particularly fine example of the deluxe nineteenth-century French children's games - beautiful and practical educational devices which made drawing-room geographical study a pleasure. The fine lithographs were printed by Engelmann and Graf, the company established by pioneering French lithographer Godefroy Engelmann.Scarce when complete and especially so when in such fine condition. Some slight ageing to lid otherwise in fine original condition.

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        Mémoires de Jacques Casanova de Seingalt écrits par lui-même

      J. Rorez. first edition and only complete.Binders half caramel shagreen, back with four nerves set with ornate golden dotted double blind fillets, flat marbled boards guards and contreplats of handmade paper, binders of the time.Lovely group virtually free of freckles and set in a charming uniform contemporary binding. J. Rorez Bruxelles 1860 11,5x18,5cm 6 volumes reliés

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        Albumen Print - Chinese Monk

      1860 - Very early photograph of a seated Chinese monk holding prayer beads. Circa 1860. 106mm x 170mm. Good definition and contrast. Small tear top right border which can be seen in the attached image.

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        Map of the United States, and Territories Together with Canada &c.

      Pennsylvania. S. Augustus Mitchell Jr. Copyright 1860. [ 1860]. Map, handcolor, 13 1/4 x 21 1/4 inches including decorative border on sheet size 15 1/2 x 24 1/2, centrefold as issued. 1/2 inch split at bottom of centrefold (outside image area), light toning to edges, light scattered foxing (mainly in outer margins). Overall in exceptionally clean and bright condition. A quite beautiful and most extraordinary map showing huge territories in the Western United States just before the area was organised into a formation more familiar to the modern eye. Oregon, California and Texas have formations more or less unchanged from the present day; however the rest of the area west of the central states of Minnesota, Iowa etc is divided between a huge Nebraska, large and elongated Utah, New Mexico, Kansas and Indian Territory. Additionally, Arizona is marked (although not delineated with outline color) in the lower part of New Mexico, most likely noting the public sentiment for a territory of Arizona (which was formed in 1862). West Virginia has not yet seceded from Virginia. A very decorative floral border. Small inset map: Island of Newfoundland. Plate 9 from Mitchell's New General Atlas.

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