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        Magnificent pair of views of Big Tree Grove, near Yosemite

      Weed 1864 - Two mammoth albumen prints. These beautiful photographs were both formerly affixed back-to-back with another mounted photograph, giving a very faint linen-like texture on the surface. Thin strip of linen tape on mounts. These are splendid prints with rich tonal range, worthy of the finest collections. Weed, Charles Leander. The Sentinels, Big Tree Grove. 1864. Mammoth albumen print (20 ½ x 16 in.), mounted. Weed, Charles Leander. The Original Big Tree, 32 feet diameter. 1864. Mammoth albumen print (15 ½ x 20 in.), mounted. CALIFORNIA PHOTOGRAPHY PIONEER. Charles Leander Weed is generally considered the first photographer to work in Yosemite. His 1859 trip there yielded approximately twenty 10 x 14 inch views and forty stereo images. For his 1864 photographic expedition to the Yosemite Valley and the Big Trees of Calaveras, Weed used a larger camera to produce these splendid mammoth-plate prints (more than twice the size of the 1859 views), as well as a new series of stereo views. Weed exhibited his mammoth prints at the 1867 Paris International Exposition. Lawrence & Houseworth’s 1870 Catalogue offered them for sale and observed, “This series of views, together with the stereoscopic collection, were awarded the bronze medal at the Paris Exposition, for their superior excellence.” Relatively little is known about Weed, who “remains a shadowy presence” (Palmquist). In addition to working in San Francisco, he established studios in China and Hawaii. His greatest accomplishment was his series of mammoth plate photographs of the Yosemite Valley and the Big Trees of Calaveras made in 1864. His photographs of the giant sequoias are especially noteworthy as they capture the magnificence and scale of the great trees. The Sentinels, Big Tree Grove. “The ‘Sentinels,’ about 50 feet in circumference, and 275 feet high, stand guard at the entrance of the grove, like giants at the portal of an enchanted palace; and between them, with head uncovered, you pass into this grand temple of nature” (Kneeland, Wonders of the Yosemite Valley, and of California, 1872). The Original Big Tree shows the first giant sequoia to come to the attention of white Americans. Discovered by Augustus P. Dowd in 1852 in the Mammoth Grove of Calaveras, it was cut down the following year. Five men felled the tree after three weeks of work using only mining augurs. The bark was then assembled into the tree’s original form for a traveling exhibit. The colossal stump of the “Discovery Tree” was planed and briefly used as a dance floor. This image shows a section of the trunk lying next to the domed building covering the stump. A splendid pair of Big Tree photographs by the pioneering Western photographer Charles Weed.

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        Runde Strasse in Peking

      Berlin: Verlag von Georg Stilke, 1864. Colour-printed lithograph by R. Steinbock, after Hildebrandt, cut to the image edge and mounted on card as issued. Very good condition apart from some light soiling and minor foxing in the margins. A charming atmospheric street scene in Peking, from Hildebrandt's illustrated survey of his world travels "Reise um die Erde (Journey Around the Earth)." Born in Gdansk, Hildebrandt was a pupil of the marine painter Wilhelm Kreuse (1803-64) and also studied watercolour painting in the Paris studio of Eugène Isabey for six months. After returning to Berlin in 1843, he met Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1855), who introduced him to Frederik William IV. The latter commissioned him to paint Rio de Janeiro in 1844. On his return, he explored the rest of South America and visited Boston, Philadelphia, New York, Buffalo and Niagara Falls. Hildebrandt was evidently keen on travel, as he also made numerous journeys to many of the Mediterranean countries, Asia Minor, India, China, Japan and across the Pacific. During his voyages, he drew a number of open-air studies in watercolour, a large selection of which were published in 1871-74 by R. Wagner as a collection of chromolithographs entitled "Reise um die Erde." The illustrations were lithographed by R. Steinbock and accompanied by descriptive text by R. Weisse. The present image depicting a bustling thoroughfare in the cosmopolitan city of Peking is most likely from a sketch Hildebrandt executed during his tour of 1862 to 1864. Cf. Thieme/Becker, Allgemeines Lexicon der bilden Künstler , vol 17/18, p. 74-5.

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        Panorama of the Seat of War. Birds Eye View of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia

      New York: Charles Magnus, 1864. Chromolithograph, by Bachmann. Small expert repairs to tears. Third state of this fascinating quasi-aerial view of the northernmost part of the east coast of the Confederacy, and the southernmost areas of the Union, including Washington: this third issue, printed after the smoke that was added to Manassas for the second issue had been removed again, has "many towns and battlefields ... added, especially around Richmond, Petersburg, and Fredericksburg" (Rumsey). 'At the outset of the Civil War, John Bachmann, of New York City, one of the finest American artists and lithographers specializing in bird's-eye views, began producing a series of panoramas of likely theaters of War' (Stephenson & McKee Virginia in Maps p.239). This view, taken from the apparent vantage point some miles up in the outer atmosphere, was designed to serve as an individual stand-alone image (as here), but also to join with two other views by Bachmann which together form one continuous panorama of the east coast of the Confederacy. In all, Bachmann published six views covering the whole 'Seat of the War'. The present image covers an area which includes the locations of a number of well-known Civil War actions: Harper's Ferry, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Spotsylvania, Manassas, Petersburg and Appomattox River, Richmond and environs. John Bachmann was one of America's leading viewmakers, having been responsible for some of the finest New York City views. This innovative cross between view and map appears to have been his own invention, and it gives an intriguing and different perspective on the conflict. The first state of this view was published by Bachmann in 1861, the second state was published with smoke billowing up from Manassas in reference to the Battle of Bull Run; the present third edition was published by Charles Magnus in 1864, the battlefield smoke having been removed. Cf. Stephenson Civil War Maps (1989) 2 & 3 (1st and 2nd states); cf. Stephenson & McKee Virginia in Maps p.239 (2nd state); Rumsey 2817 ; cf. Reps p.160 ('No finer artist of city views worked in America than John Bachmann").

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        A collection of documents relating to the career of Peter Frederik Koch (1832-1907), sometime Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Denmark, and his son Svend Koch (1867-1943), an engineer and Member of Parliament

      - The archive includes: (A) Five documents (foolscap folio, each one a bifolium, dated 1864, 1871, 1878, 1885 and 1897, with the florid printed introduction: 'Vi Christian den Niende, af Guds Naade Konge til Danmark .') completed in a secretarial hand and signed 'Christian R' (Christian IX, King of Denmark from 1863 to 1906), with his paper-covered wax seal, confirming Koch's appointment as judge in various Danish courts, with the last marking his investiture as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (Højesteretsjustitiarius). Together with seven letters on Justitsministeriet stationery relating to these appointments, signed by various officials in the Ministry. (B) Five documents issued by the Chancery of Orders (foolscap folio, each one a bifolium, dated 1880, 1887, 1888, 1892 and 1900), each with the paper-covered wax seal of the Order of the Elephant, investing Koch into various Danish orders, culminating with the Grand Cross of the Dannebrog. Each one is accompanied by a group of documents and correspondence (printed and manuscript), including information on the orders and material for the investiture ceremonies. (C) Koch's certificate of admission to the University of Copenhagen and four academic transcripts relating to his time there. (D) A group of seven documents addressed to Koch (six on Justitsministeriet stationery), apparently relating to his work as a judge. (E) Two documents issued by the Chancery of Orders (foolscap folio, each one a bifolium, dated 1911 and 1927), each with the paper-covered wax seal of the Order of the Elephant, investing Svend Koch in two levels in the Order of the Dannebrog, together with a group of letters and documents (some duplicates) relating to the investitures. (F) A collection of approximately 35 letters addressed to Svend Koch (mainly typed and signed, dated between 1906 and 1937) relating to his work as an engineer and municipal council member, together with the retained duplicate copies of 17 typed letters sent in reply, initialled by Koch (all dated September 1928). (G) Five further documents, including Svend Koch's certificate of admission to the University of Copenhagen, his will (sealed and dated 1895), two duplicate contracts for engineering work and a document with the paper seal of the City of Copenhagen, signed (apparently) by ten city councillors. Many of the items have been folded for storage or posting, and several have short edge tears and uneven creases, but overall, the collection is in excellent condition. Use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability.

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        Map of the City of New York

      New York: City Directory Office, 1864. unbound. Map. Uncolored lithograph. Image measures 19" x 33.25". This unusual map depicts New York City from the Battery to 119th St. and includes parts of Brooklyn, Queens, Hoboken and Jersey City in New Jersey. Ward's Island and Roosevelt Island (then Blackwells Island) are also included. Includes the city's street grid plan along with squares, parks, the Harlem Rail Road and the Hudson River Rail Road lines. Central Park is beautifully depicted. Ferry lines are also noted. Usually issued with Trow's New York City Directory, this map was issued as a separate map. Map is in good condition, lined with linen. Some repair over damage along folds where tiny portions of the maps are missing. A nice example of a New York City Map.

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        F.W. Delkeskamp's kleines Rhein-Panorama von Mainz bis Cöln.'.

      - Stahlstich v. J.Ph. Dauch n. Friedrich Wilhelm Delkeskamp, 1864, 89 x 15 Friedrich Wilhelm Delkeskamp geb. 1794 in Bielefeld war Maler, Kupferstecher u. Verleger. - Zeigt ein Rheinpanorama von Mainz nach Köln mit Einzeichnung der Eisenbahnlinie aus der Vogelschau. - Unter u. über dem Panorma Gesamtansichten von Köln und Mainz mit Bordüren. (hochauflösende Bilder auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - high resolution pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Point Lookout, MD, View of The Hammond Genl. & U.S. Genl. Depot of Prisoners of War

      Lith by E. Sachase & Co., Baltimore 1864 - Point Lookout, MD, View of The Hammond Genl. & U.S. Genl. Depot of Prisoners of War. Lith by E. Sachase & Co. Baltimore Published: Published, George Everett, Lookout, MD ca. 1864 Medium: Color printed lithograph with hand-coloring, includes a key with notable buildings and sites Dimensions: Paper size 24 x 36", Sight Size21 1/2 x 30 3/8"

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        Chapman's Sectional Map of the State of Iowa Compiled from the United States Surveys and other authentic Sources

      Milwaukee: Silas Chapman, 1864. Folding pocket map lithographed by L. Lipman of Milwaukee, full original period colour. Folds into original light blue glazed paper-covered boards, publisher's ads on the rear cover. An attractive pocket map of Iowa in fine condition: a rare Civil War issue. This large, early map of Iowa shows each county divided into ranges, with the state's principal towns and numerous rivers identified, as well as both completed and proposed railroad routes illustrated. A printed note on the rear cover, signed in print by Surveyor General Warner Lewis, states that "this Map of the State of Iowa was projected by Major Jas. A. Reid from the original plats on file in this office, and that it has been carefully compared and is correct." Phillips, A List of Maps of America , p.337 (1856 edition).

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        [St. Leger. Passing the Judges' Stand] Doncaster Races. To the Noblemen and Gentlemen of the Turf and the Subscribers to the Great St. Leger Stakes, this print representing the Horses passing the Judges Stand, is most respectfully dedicated by their Obedient and most obliged Servants, S. and J. Fuller

      London: S. & J. Fuller, 1864. Aquatint, printed in colours and finished by hand, by R.W. Smart and C. Hunt. A fine image of the horses passing the judges' stand, heading toward the finish "Passing the Judges' Stand" is a pair with "The Horses Starting for the Great St. Leger.." (#18678) The St Leger, known world wide as the oldest classic turf race, was first entitled 'A sweepstake of 25 guineas' and was not given its present name until 3 years later. It was first run on 25 September 1776, as a sweepstake of 2 miles on Cantley Common in Doncaster. (Colts to carry 8 stone and fillies 7 stone 12 pounds). The first race was won by Allabaculia, a brown filly, owned by the Marquess of Rockingham. The second horse past the post was owned by a military gentleman, Lt Colonel Anthony St Leger, of Park Hill estate, near Firbeck, 9 miles from Doncaster. There is some controversy over the naming of the St Leger, some claim it occurred over a meal at The Red Lion in the Market place, others claim it was at the Salutation on South Parade, others at Warmsworth Hall or at Wentworth Woodhouse, the seat of the Marquess of Rotherham. When it was suggested that it should be called the Rockingham Stakes, the Marquess is said to have replied, ' No it was my friend St Leger who suggested the thing to me - call it after him.' The first official St Leger, was won by Hollandaise ridden by George Herring and owned by Sir Thomas Gascoigne. James Pollard was the youngest son of the London engraver and print-seller Robert Pollard. He began work at the age of fifteen as a painter but quickly turned to engraving as well. In the 1820s his coaching scenes became both fashionable and lucrative. "A stream of coaching paintings followed, many of which he engraved himself. From 1821 he exhibited a small number of pictures at the Royal Academy and the British Institution which brought him more patrons. Between 1830 and 1840, Pollard also painted a number of racing pictures and some of the earliest scenes of steeplechasing on purpose-made courses, many recording the prowess of the few professional and more amateur riders of the day... [In all his work Pollard took great pains over accuracy, this is particularly true of his large scale works and] it is Pollard's large racing scenes which really take off and into which one can gaze and discover a microcosm of the turf" (Charles Lane British Racing Prints p.146) Lane British Racing Prints p.149; Selway James Pollard p.45; Siltzer p.221.

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        Eine Weltreise um die nördliche Hemisphäre (2 Bände in 1)

      Leipzig, Brockhaus, 1864. - in Verbindung mit der Ostasiatischen Expedition in den Jahren 1860 und 1861. XIV, 288 Seiten; VIII, 305 Seiten, Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, 21,5 x 14 cm, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Nile Basin. Part I. Showing Tanganyika to be Ptolemy's Western Lake Reservoir. A Memoir Read Before the Royal Geographical Society, November 14, 1864. With Prefatory Remarks. By Richard F. Burton. Part II. Captain Speke's Discovery of the Source of the Nile. A Review. By James M'Queen. Inscribed by Burton.

      London: Tinsley Brothers. Very Good. 1864. First. Cloth. A fresh clean copy of the first edition without sophistications, repairs or restorations in the original maroon cloth & with the three maps. Bright gilt rule & type to spine; blind ruled boards. Handsomely inscribed to a Lady (see image).; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; iv,[ii],195,iv pages; Signed by Author .

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        Un Buffet de Chemin de Fer / Railway Refreshment Room

      Paris: Dusacq & Cie. Editeurs, 1864. Hand-coloured lithograph after a painting by Droz. Very good condition apart from some light soiling, two skillfully repaired small tears in the top and right margins, and an expertly mended loss in the lower part of the image. A beautifully coloured, humorous plate that was most likely part of a series published by Dusacq of images by various artists depicting railway related scenes. During the mid-nineteenth century, the technological advancement and financial prosperity of France under Napoleon III hastened the development of the railway and other modern modes of transportation such as the omnibus. These improvements brought about a culture of mass tourism, as members of various classes flocked to the railroad to take day trips. An archetypal symbol of modern life, the railway station became a popular subject during the period and was represented by artists such as Honoré Daumier and William Powell Frith. It was an ideal place to observe a varied cross-section of society and the comical idiosyncrasies of human behavior. In addition to being a place where one purchased refreshments while awaiting one's train, the railway buffet, as emphasized in this print, became a popular social venue for men and women. Born in 1832, the artist and author Antoine Gustave Droz was the son of the renowned sculptor Jules-Antoine Droz. In 1851, he studied with Picot at the École des Beaux-Arts and exhibited several works at the Salon beginning in 1857. He was primarily a genre painter, and a collection of his witty drawings illustrating family life were published in the satiric weekly magazine Vie Parisienne before being issued as a very well received book entitled Monsieur, Madame et Bébê in 1866. Despite his artistic training, Droz began to focus on his literary career after his initial success and became a well respected author of numerous novels including Entre nous (1867), Autour d'une source (1869), Un Pacquet de letters (1870), and L'Enfant (1885). Many of his books were esteemed for their humorous nature, and this comical element is also evident in several of his early paintings such as Un Buffet de Chemin de Fer on which this plate is based. Cf. Benezit, Dictionaire des Peintres, Sculptteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs , vol. 4, p. 749; cf. Thieme/Becker, Allgemeines Lexicon der bilden Künstler , vol 9/10, p. 585.

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        Sposizione compendiosa della procedura civile e criminale nelle somme sue ragioni e nel suo ordine naturale. Con appendici di complemento sui temi principali di tutto il diritto giudiziario. Vol. I Parte I - Procedura civile. Parte II - Procedura criminale. Vol. II. Libro II - Parte analitica.

      Utet 1864-1871, Torino - Nel libro II il titolo cambia in Sposizione compendiosa della procedura criminale. VIII + 308 (4) + 194 X + 191 256 p. 4 voll in 2 tomi in-8

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        RAILROAD, CANAL & COUNTY MAP OF PENNSYLVANIA, NEW JERSEY & ADJOINING STATES.

      Philadelphia. . 1864 - Folding pocket map, 26 x 36 inches, with some period color. Bound into original 16mo. pebbled brown cloth, stamped in blind and gilt. Minor repairs, else very nice. The watershed of the Allegheny River in the "Oil District," Venago County, is marked in red. A reduced version of Melish's map of Pennsylvania, reissued by Barnes in 1849. This reduced version was first published in 1856, apparently without the highlighting in red of the Allegheny watershed. Rumsey lists editions of 1857 (3350) and 1865 (4061).

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        Sammelband mit 4 Erstausgaben.

      Dresden, J. H. Richter, (1864). - Qu.-Kl.-4°. Mod. roter Ln. mit goldgepr. Schildchen a.d. Vorderdeckel. Vanselow 25 (= 21-24). WG 5-8.- 1) Der Eispeter. Eine Bilderposse. Mit Titelblatt in Holzschnitt und 16 Bll. mit 23 Holzschnitten und 52 Verszeilen Text.- 2) Katze und Maus. Bilderposse. Mit Titelblatt in Holzschnitt und 12 Bll. mit 17 Holzschnitten und 34 Verszeilen Text.- 3) Krischan mit der Piepe. Eine Rauchphantasie. Mit Titelblatt in Holzschnitt und 12 Bll. mit 14 Holzschnitten und 30 Verszeilen Text.- 4) Hänsel und Gretel. Eine Bilderposse. Mit Titelblatt in Holzschnitt und 13 Bll. mit 16 Holzschnitten und 30 Verszeilen Text.- "Eine aus den Druckbögen der vier Hefte bestehende Gesamtausgabe von 21-24 erschien gleichzeitig unter dem Titel 'Bilderpossen" (Vanselow).- Papier etw. gebräunt und stellenweise braunfleckig. Wilhelm Busch

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        READING THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION

      [Hartford, 1864. Corners and edges with a few chips and small tears. Small dampstain along lower edge. Image fresh and crisp. Very good. This image depicts a white Union soldier reading the Emancipation Proclamation to a cabin full of slaves (or former slaves). A young boy stands atop a chair and holds a torch aloft to make light, while a woman kneels and clasps her hands together prayerfully at the table next to him, with two smaller children clinging to her. To her left an older woman raises a hand in thankfulness while a man swings his cap to celebrate. To the right of the boy with the torch and the reading soldier, a woman holds a baby while her daughter stands near her, and a man next to her prays over clasped hands. Another man peers incredulously at the newspaper over the shoulder of the soldier. A boll of cotton hangs from a line strung across the room at the top edge of the image. The image was drawn by H.W. Herrick and engraved by J.W. Watts. It is copyrighted by Lucious Stebbins and was issued with a pamphlet by him. The title and a portrait of Abraham Lincoln are beneath the image itself. A wonderful lithograph, combining sentiment and propaganda in equal degrees.

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        Avesta:

      Hertford: for Muncherjee Hormusjee Cama, by Stephen Austin,, 1864. the religious books of the Parsees; from Professor Spiegel's German translation of the original manuscripts. In three volumes. 3 volumes in one, octavo (215 × 133 mm). Original pink cloth over bevelled boards, covers elaborately panel-stamped with ropework border enclosing similar central panel, floral cornerpieces, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, edges sprinked red, cream surface-paper endpapers. Spine sunned with a few nicks at extremities, tips rubbed, rear hinge repaired, a very good copy. First edition. "Bleeck was for some time in the British Museum, where his remarkable linguistic capacity rendered him very useful. He had a wide knowledge of both oriental and European languages. He afterwards went out to the East during the Crimean War, and until the conclusion of peace held a post in connection with the Land Transport Corps at Sinope on the Black Sea, where his co-author, William Burckhardt Barker, was also stationed. Refused readmission to the British Museum on his return to England, Bleeck worked for several years for a prominent Parsi merchant, Muncherjee Hormusjee Cana, who employed him to prepare an English version of the Avesta, the religious books of the Parsis, who were Zoroastrians, from an existing German translation. He performed the task well, publishing the work in 1864 in three volumes. Bleeck's other works included A Practical Grammar of the Turkish Language (with W. Burckhardt Barker, 1854) [and] A Concise Grammar of the Persian Language (1857)" (ODNB). Scarce in the original cloth.

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        A Cheap Trip to the Great Salt Lake City. An Annotated Lecture Delivered Before the President of America and Representatives; The Mayors of Liverpool & Manchester

      Printed & Published by J. Scoggins [1864], Ipswich - 33pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] Original yellow printed wrappers. In a custom made red cloth portfolio and slipcase. Near fine. An uncommonly clean copy of this scarce title. The slipcase is faded at the spine, and is just a tad faded along the edges of the side panel. Flake/Draper only lists the third edition of this work. A completely fictional travel account. Flake/Draper 3422. Howes F335. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Deutschland nebst Theilen der angrenzenden Länder. 2. Theil: Mittel- und Nord-Deutschland.

      Baedeker, Coblenz, 1864 - 11. verb. Aufl. Coblenz, Baedeker (Mai) 1864. VIII, 284 S. Nebst einer Eisenbahnkarte, den Plänen von Berlin, Braunschweig, Bremen, Breslau, Cassel, Danzig, Dresden, Erfurt, Hamburg, Hannover, Königsberg, Kopenhagen, Leipzig, Lübeck, Münster, Schwerin, Weimar, Specialkarten vom Harz, Riesengebirge, der Insel Rügen, Sächs. Schweiz, dem Thüringer Wald und den Plänen des Schlachtfeldes von Leipzig, der königl. Gärten bei Potsdam und der Wilhelmshöhe. OLn. (Rücken mit winziger Fehlst. im Bezug). Hinrichsen D 102 b.- Teils etwas stockfleckig; Titel und einige Karten gestempelt. Enthält zusätzlich eine Karte der Umgebung von Hamburg, Seite 44/45. Sprache: deu (Rücken mit winziger Fehlst. im Bezug). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ADDRESS OF HON. EDWARD EVERETT, AT THE CONSECRATION OF THE NATIONAL CEMETERY AT GETTYSBURG, 19th NOVEMBER, 1863, WITH THE DEDICATORY SPEECH OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN, AND THE OTHER EXERCISES OF THE OCCASION....

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1864.. 87,[1]pp. plus two maps. Original printed wrappers. Minor wear to spine. Toning to two pages, else internally very clean. Very good. "First authorized edition of Lincoln's address" - Howes. Here, as was the case at the dedication, President Lincoln's immortal words are placed second to Everett's rambling, damning speech on Confederate hostilities. Everett's speech takes up more than fifty pages, while Lincoln's is printed on a single page. This edition was published for the benefit of the cemetery monument fund. The frontispiece map shows the battlefield, and the folding plate gives a map of the grounds of the Soldiers' National Cemetery. HOWES E232. MONAGHAN 194.

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        Le Wagon De Seconde Classe (1864)

      - Siehe Bild Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 500 Lithographie (30 cm x 22 cm). Blatt 169 von 500. Original von H. Daumier signiert. Gerahmt (41,5 cm x 32 cm), goldfarbene Holzleiste unter Glas

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        CHEVREUL (Eugène)

      1864 1302 - Paris, Jean-Baptiste Baillière et fils, 1864, in-folio, de 26, (2) pages et 27 planches, percaline verte de l'époque, Première édition, rare, portant la signature autographe de Chevreul et une note autographe d'Arthur Liébaut, ingénieur des Arts et manufactures, spécialiste des machines à vapeur et de leurs applications à l'agriculture, témoignant et attestant que "Monsieur Chevreul, âgé de cent ans et demi, a signé ce livre, en [sa] présence, le Dimanche 6 mars 1887, et [l']a chargé de le remettre, de sa part, à Monsieur Gaston Tissandier, comme témoignage de haute estime pour ses travaux scientifiques et pour son admirable courage". Il s'agit probablement de la plus rare de toutes les publications d'Eugène Chevreul sur la couleur. Il y développe les résultats pratiques qu'il avait obtenus pour définir et dénommer les couleurs. On y rencontre aussi, exposée pour la première fois, la manière dont on peut obtenir à volonté, suivant un procédé bien déterminé, les dégradations successives de plusieurs couleurs qui ici ont été notées au crayon sur les planches des 13 gammes chromatiques : gris, violet rouge, rouge orangé, orange, orangé jaune, jaune, jaune vert, vert, vert bleu, bleu, bleu violet, violet et rouge. Outre les 13 planches des gammes chromatiques, Chevreul reprend dans ce traité les 14 planches en couleur de l'atlas qui accompagnait l'exposé d'un moyen de définir et de nommer les couleurs (1861). Les 27 planches furent gravées par René Digeon et imprimées en couleurs par Lamoureux. Malgré quelques rousseurs, bon exemplaire d'une prestigieuse provenance. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        H. B. par un des quarante. Avec un frontispice stupéfiant dessiné et gravé par S. P. Q. R.

      Éleutheropolis, l'an 1864 de l'imposture du Nazaréen [d. i. Bruxelles, Poulet-Malassis, 1864. - 8°. Frontispiz, 2 Bll., 62 S. Halbmaroquin d. Zt. mit goldgepr. RTitel. Kopfgoldschnitt. Eins von 110 handschriftlich numerierten Exemplaren (Gesamt 140). Das Werk ist eine Hommage an Henry Beyle (gest. 1842), besser bekannt unter seinem Künstlernamen Stendhal, von seinem Freund Prosper Mérimée. Es erschien 1850 in 25 Exemplaren. Poulet-Malassis veranstaltete davon diesen, sicherlich unerlaubten, Nachdruck. In ihm werden die Namen von Persönlichkeiten offen genannt, die in der Orig.-Ausgabe ausgelassen waren. Verschärft wurde dieser Druck jedoch durch das eindeutig pornografische Frontispiz von |Félicien Rops|. Es zeigt den gehörnten Stendhal bei der Segnora Grua in Mailand. Und es ist dieses Frontispiz, das das Werk in die 'Enfer' der franz. Nationalbibliothek brachte. Einband leicht berieben. Unbeschnitten. Vereinzelt schwach fingerfleckig. Schönes Exemplar. Dutel A 494. Pia 557f. Nordmann Avril 2006, 266. Galitzin 795 ("Très rare édition"). ------------------------- |English description available on request. Traduction française sur demande.| [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Works Of William Shakespeare. William Shakespeare

      The Works Of William Shakespeare.Published by London: Bickers and Son 1864, 1864Binding: The Works of William Shakespeare, 4 vols. roy 8vo L. 1864. Ed. by Chas. & Mary Cowden Clarke. In attractive full tan calf, dbl. gilt fillet borders, profusely tooled gilt spines, red & green labels, by Bickers. Ex. fine set.Some staining to main title page , otherwise in great shape throughout.

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        Der Kurort Schwalbach. Eine historisch-topographische Skizze. ANGEBUNDEN: Derselbe; Nachträge zu der Schrift: Der Kurort Schwalbach. Bad Schwalbach im Sommer 1864. Erster Nachtrag zu der Schrift: Der Kurort Bad Schwalbach. UND ANGEBUNDEN: Derselbe; Bad Schwalbach im Sommer 1866. Zweiter Nachtrag zu der Schrift: Der Kurort Schwalbach. UND ANGEBUNDEN: Derselbe; Dritter Nachtrag zu der Schrift: Der Kurort Schwalbach.

      Wiesbaden/ Schwalbach Jurany und Hensel/D Wagner [Nachträge: 1864 1866 1868]; - EA; ca 22x14 cm; X (2), 236; (4) 18; 15 (1); 55 (1) Seiten mit 14 teils gefaltete lith. bzw. Stahlstichtafeln (11 im 1. Buch, 3 in den Nachträgen); Leinwandeinband d. Zt. mit Rückentitel (Einband geringfügig bestoßen, vorderer fliegender Vorsatz [leer] fehlt, Titelblatt etwas braunfleckig, sonst nur vereinzelt geringfügig braunfleckig, 4 Tafeln mit etwas Abklatsch der gegenüberliegenden Schrift; insgesamt guter Zustand) In dieser Vollständigkeit sehr selten! 0,000 gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Eastern Branch of the Watling Street in the County of Northumberland. From Bewclay Near Portgate on the Roman Wall to Berwick-upon-Tweed, Together with a Branch Extending from High Rochester to Whittingham

      Newcastle upon Tyne The Society of Antiquaries 1864. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Cover rubbed and discoloured.Some foxing First Edition Green hardback half-leather cover 560mm x 420mm (22" x 17"). [32pp]. 5 double-page maps. Duke of Northumberland presentation inscription.

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        Reisen in den Vereinigten Staaten, Canada und Mexiko (3 Bände).

      Leipzig, Brockhaus, 1864/65. - Mit 1 gestochenen Titel, 3 gestochenen Tafeln, 9 (3 farbigen) lithographischen Tafeln, 12 Textholzschnitten, 2 (1 farbigen) gefalteten, lithographischen Karten, XIV, 394 Seiten; IX, 482 Seiten; XII, 643 Seiten, Leinenbände der Zeit, 22,5 x 15,5 cm, Einbände leicht angestaubt, eine Karte mit hinterlegtem Einriss, innen sauber. Band 1 behandelt die Vereinigten Staaten, Kanada und die Reise nach Mexiko, Band 2 und 3 Mexiko. Band 3 mit dem Nebentitel "Beiträge zur Geschichte, Statistik und Zoologie von Mexiko". Johann Wilhelm von Müller (1824-1866), eigentlich Zoologe, trat seine Reise 1856 an, nachdem er schon vorher die zoologischen Gärten in Brüssel und Marseille begründet hatte. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MEYER'S UNIVERSUM. Ein Jahrbuch für Freunde der Natur und Kunst. Pracht-Ausgabe - Dritter Band. Hrsg:

      Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts., Hildburghausen. 1864 - Halbleder mit Rückenvergoldung, Einband berieben, Ecken bestossen, einige Seiten lt. braunfleckig, einige Stiche (ohne Seidenhämdchen) angebräunt, sonst guter Zustand, mehr Bilder auf Anfrage, SELTEN! 1600 gr. 4°, 324 Seiten. mit zahlreichen Ansichten der interessantesten Stätte der Erde, mit gestochener Titelvignette und 79 Stahlstichtafeln mit Seidenhämdchen (komplett). Von den Prachtbänden 'Meyer's Universum' sind nur 3 Jahresbände erschienen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Handbuch der Geographie und Statistik für die gebildeten Stände - 4 Bände in 11 Abteilungen in 9 Büchern. Abteilungen: 1/I. Wappäus: Allgemeiner Teil; 1/II. Wappäus: Nordamerika; 1/III. Wappäus: Das ehemalige spanische Mittel- und Südamerika; 1/IV. Wappäus / Delitsch: Brasilien, Westindien, Südpolarländer; 2/I-II. Gumprecht und a.: Afrika und Australien; 2/III. Brauer / Plath: Asien; 3/I. Wappäus und a.: Ost- und Nord-Europa; 3/II. Willkomm und a.: West- und Süd-Europa; 4/I. Brachelli: Kaisertum Österreich; 4/II. Brachelli: Das Königreich Preußen und die deutschen Mittel- und Kleinstaaten, Begründet von C. G. D. Stein und Hörschelmann Friedrich.

      Leipzig, Hinrichs´sche, 1864 - 1868. 7. Auflage ca 10000 S. Gr.-8°, Leinen, Goldprägung am Buchrücken, marmorierter Schnitt, Buchrücken gering aufgehellt, Papier altersbedingt etwas gedunkelt, innen vereinzelt Stockflecken, sonst alle neun Bände guter Zustand Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Heinrichs

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        NOTES ON THE COLOURS OF THE NATIONAL GUARD, WITH SOME INCIDENTAL PASSAGES OF THE HISTORY OF THE REGIMENT. Prepared at the request of "The Veterans of the National Guard," read before the association, January, 12th, 1863; with emendations.

      New York: from an Amateur Press, for private distribution, 1864. Small 4to.; (26), 41, (1), 42-52, (1), 46 [sic], (1), viii, (1) addenda, [blank], (3)pp.; paginated text printed on rectos only. Illustrated, 13 mounted photographs, portraits, memorial page honoring former regimental commander Colonel L.W. Stevens, color illustration of the badge worn by veterans of the National Guard. Tipped-in errata sheet describes the "crudities" of the typography, the result of the inexperience of the novice printer, "a young lady … without previous experience." Printed tan wrappers (worn and soiled, corners chipped, spine partly eroded). Good copy of a Civil War rarity. First edition, 1/67 copies, this one inscribed by the author on the half-title to the widow of Colonel Stevens. This history of the Seventh New York Regiment includes extensive information on the unit's activities in defense of the nation's capital during the Civil War; one photograph depicts life at Camp Cameron, on Meridian Hill, in Washington, another shows the regiment's gun squad at Federal Hill in Baltimore in 1862, and a third shows a group of soldiers in bivouac in front of Frederick, Maryland, in 1863. Not in Dornbusch or Nevins, or other Civil War or photographic reference sources consulted. OCLC locates eight copies (George Eastman House, New York Historical Society, U.S. Military Academy. New York Public, Library of Congress, Lehigh, Brown, Vermont-Bailey).

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        On a new method of procuring the consolidation of fibrin in certain incurable aneurisms (pp.129-149).

      - Med.-Chir. Trans., 47. - London, Longmann, 1864, (56), 447 pp., 10 lith. Taf., Holzschnitte, im originalen geprägten Leineneinband der Royal Medical and Chirurgical Society mit goldgeprägten Siegel auf dem Frontdeckel und Kopfgoldschnitt. "Charles Moore (1821-1870) and Charles Murchinson (1830-1879) introduced the method of treating aneurysm by passing wire into the aneurysm by passing wire into the aneurismal sac." - Garrison & Morton No. 2980 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Österreichs Holzpflanzen. - Plantae Lignosae Imperii Austriaci. Eine auf genaue Berücksichtigung der Merkmale der Laubblätter gegründete floristische Besarbeitung aller im österreichischen Kaiserstaate wild wachsenden oder häufig cultivirten Bäume, Sträucher und Halbsträucher.

      Wien, Staatsdruckerei 1864 - XXVIII, 524 SS., 1 Bl. und je 1 Blatt vor S. IX und 429. Mit 1640 Blattabdrücken in Naturselbstdruck auf 79 Tafeln, 1 Maßstabtafel und zahlreichen Textillustrationen. Folio. Ln.bd.d.Zt. mit Rt. Nissen, BBI 1555. - Pritzel 7241. - Fischer, Naturselbstdrucke (in Gutenberg-Jb), Nr. 78. - Österr.Lex I, 68. - Einzige Ausgabe des Werkes über Laubblätter mit der Anwendung des von Alois Auer von Welsbach (1813 - 1869) erfundenen Naturselbstdruckes. Die Herstellung von Abdrucken nach Naturgegenständen war schon bekannt, Auer gelang jedoch durch die Verwendung der Galvanoplastik die entscheidende Vollendung dieser Technik. - Vereinzelt minimal stockfleckig, Kanten etwas bestoßen, ansonsten gutes Exemplar!

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        THE LAKE OF KUGSSUAK AT TASERMIUT, GREENLAND. [with:] KAJUTAKS - FJELD I GODTHAABS FJORD

      [Godthaab, 1864. Mounted on board. Minor edge wear. Faint dampstain on second title. Color generally bright and clean. Very good. Archivally matted, protected with Mylar sheet. Two superlative early lithographs by Greenland's first professional lithographer, Lars Møller. The lithographs were done as part of a series of Greenland landscapes, and were based on original artwork by the father of Greenlandic printing, Hinrich Rink. "These lithographs depict different Greenland landscapes...The young Lars Møller did them immediately after returning from his eight months period of training in Denmark, and they are therefore the handsome result of his newly acquired craft. They are, too, the best work he ever did, for after this his work slowly and gradually goes downhill, perhaps because he lacked inspiration and competition. Nevertheless his work as a craftsman and lithographer was of immense and immeasurable importance for two generations of his picture-starved countrymen...The pictures were on sale in the Greenland shops...Since some of the pictures are provided not only with a Danish and Greenlandic caption they may have been used as presents to be sent abroad or possibly even sold abroad" - Oldendow. Consistent with Oldendow's description, the present pairing represents well both Møller's talent and Greenland's dynamic landscape. The first image, presumably the original of which Rink signed, since his initials are reproduced in the lower left corner, shows the serene Lake Kugssuak against a backdrop of mountains. The second, captioned in Danish and Greenlandic, shows Godthaab's famous fjord. Together they offer a wonderful showcase of Møller's nascent skill. Two of the best early lithographs by a native Greenlander, indicative of an ambitious and increasingly influential press.

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        A Walk Across Africa. Domestic Scenes from my Nile Journal.

      Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1864. Erste Ausgabe. - XVIII, 452 S., 1 separate gefaltete Karte (als Farbkopie) Sehr seltenes Exemplar der ersten Ausgabe ! Sprache: Deutsch Leinen, geringe Gebrauchsspuren [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HISTOIRE NATURELLE DES OISEAUX D'EUROPE (PASSEREAUX); PAINTES PAR PAUQUET

      Librairie F.Savy, 77, boulevard Saint-Germain, Paris 1864 - Edizione: Deuxième édition revue et corrigée . Pagine: 132+80+3+XII . Illustrazioni: 80 Planches représentant 200 sujets peintes d'après nature gravées sur acier et coloriées avec soin. Imprimerie Geny-Gros. 32 Figures en noir sur planches . Formato: 8° . Rilegatura: Cartonato telato bordeaux seconda metà del Novecento con titoli in oro al dorso. . Stato: Buono . Caratteristiche: Freschissimo il volume e freschissime le tavole. Colori molto vivaci. . Note epoca: Data stimata

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        Gesamtans., ". aus dem Schweinsköpfer Walde".

      - Lithographie v. L. Sachse & Co n. Meyerheim b. Gerhardsche Buchhandlung, 1864, 24,5 x 31,7 Selten, nicht bei Bott/Holzamer.

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        THE INVINCIBLE IRON CLADS! ENGAGEMENT OF LEM HOWARD, THE CELEBRATED NEGRO DELINEATOR AND MICKY WARREN, THE RENOWNED COMEDIAN FROM NEW YORK: ASSISTED BY THE CELEBRATED BAND, 2d BRIG., 1st DIV., 20th A.C. SATURDAY EVENING, NOV. 5th, 1864

      [Atlanta, 1864. Small chip to top right corner, some folds and light creasing. Very good. A rare entertainment broadside for a minstrel show for the Union Army just days before Sherman's March to the Sea during the Civil War. It was likely printed on a field press by the 2d Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps of Sherman's Army. Under the command of Major General Thomas H. Ruger, the brigade took part in the invasion of Georgia and the seige of Atlanta, which they occupied from early September to mid-November 1864. This performance, which took place with their band participating, occurred around the time they were mustered out. Sherman and his army left Atlanta in ruins on November 15, to begin their "March to the Sea." The "Iron Clads" was the nickname of Samuel M. Sharpley's "Iron Clad Minstrels" formed in 1862. Based in New York City, they were traveling the length of the country, from Buffalo to New Orleans in 1864, according to an advertisement in the NEW YORK CLIPPER on May 28, 1864. Mickey Warren, "a Negro impersonator," no doubt the same as the rest of the troupe, was one of several free-lance performers that appeared with Sharpley. Tommy Pell, listed here, was another. Also listed on the program are Harry Sheppard, Jakey Canning, Prof. Wentworth, and Master Eddy, with top billing going to Lem Howard, naturally. Rare, with only one copy in OCLC, at Duke.

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        ALBUM PALLIERE ESCENAS AMERICANAS REDUCCION DE CUADROS, AQUARELLES, Y BOSQUEJOS

      Buenos Aires, 1864. Oblong folio. Contemporary half black morocco and cloth boards, title stamped in gilt on front cover, spine gilt. Head and foot of spine heavily worn and tearing, hinges and corners lightly worn. Contemporary armorial bookplate on front pastedown. Tissue guards with some foxing, but plates generally quite clean. Good plus. A very rare album of South American scenes, originally drawn by León Pallière and finely printed as lithographic plates in Buenos Aires by J. Pelvilain. The plates include views and portraits of local inhabitants in Argentina (30), Brazil (2), Uruguay (2), and Chile (2). Pallière, born in Rio de Janeiro in 1823 to French parents, travelled to France as a young child and eventually studied art there under F.E. Picot. He continued his artistic training in South America from 1848 to 1850 and in Europe from 1850 to 1855. He then returned to South America, travelling for the next decade in Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Chile, and Bolivia, and producing the images found in this volume. The views consist primarily of rural scenes, and many of these images portray local inhabitants in a variety of activities. These illustrations and the other images of the native and mestizo population represent a variety of local types and occupations including Indians; rural and urban mestizo laborers; middle and upper class women in a theatre gallery and in church; working men in pulperias; black men and women at a market in Bahia; gauchos; soldiers (apparently rural conscripts); and even a surveyor in the countryside. A number of the lithographs focus on life in the country - on the plains, in camp, and at home. One such image, of a couple standing outside a straw house, includes a ten-line romantic poem by R. Gutierrez. Though a full album is comprised of fifty-two plates and a titlepage, this album does not appear to be missing anything and was likely bound this way originally. A marvelous album, extremely rare; no copies on OCLC.

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        Reise der österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Befehlen des Commodore B. von Wüllerstorf-Urbair. Geologischer Theil, 2 Bände (in jeweils 2 Abtheilungen, gebunden in 3 Bänden).

      Wien, Kaiserlich-Königliche Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, 1864 - 1866. Original-Broschuren im Format 31 x 24 cm im zugehörigen Schuber. Tafeln überwiegend auf verstärkten (pappigen) Seiten. Geologischer Teil der Berichtsserie über die von der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien initiierten Forschungs-Weltreise der österreichischen Fregatte Novara unter dem Kommando des Kommodore Bernhard von Wüllerstorf-Urbair, der von namhaften wissenschaftlern wie unter anderem dem Geologen Ferdinand von Hochstetter und dem Zoologen Georg von Frauenfeld begleitet wurde. Es handelte sich um die erste Weltumsegelung eines deutschsprachig geführten Schiffes. Ausgiebige geologische Untersuchungen, insbesondere auf der Sankt-Paul-Insel, den Nikobaren und auf Neuseeland schufen wesentliche Grundlagen für die künftige geologische Erforschung dieser Weltregion. Insbesondere die durch Hochstetter vorgenommenen Kartierungen und Lagerstättenuntersuchungen in Neuseeland schufen Voraussetungen für die spätere durch, der bis zum Oktober 1859 in Neuseeland blieb, gaben den Startpunkt für die spätere genauere geologische Erforschung dieses Landes. Die während der Expedition vorgenommenen meereskundlichen Untersuchungen, insbesondere im südlichen Pazifik, erbrachten zukunftsweisende Forschungsergebnisse auf den Gebieten der Ozeanographie und Hydrographie. Neben einer dreibändigen allgemeinen Reisebeschreibung wurden die wissenschaftlich-fachlichen Ergebnisse der Reise in mehreren großformatigen, reich illustrierten Fachbänden präsentiert, die allerdings nur in wenigen Exemplaren erschienen und heute sehr selten sind. Der hier vorliegenden \"Geologische Theil\" teilt sich in zwei Bände mit jeweils zwei Abteilungen: Erster Band (2 Abteilungen in 2 Bänden): Erste Abtheilung: Geologie von Neu-Seeland. Von Dr. Ferdinand von Hochstetter. XLVI, 274 S. sowie Kartenanhang. Enthalten sind 6 teilweise mehrfach gefaltete geologische Karten in Farbendruck, 4 Lithographien, eine Kupferstich-Tafel, zwei Chromolithographien sowie 66 Holzschnitt-Illustrationen im Text. Zweite Abtheilung: Paläontologie von Neu-Seeland. Redigirt von Dr. Ferdinand von Hochstetter, Dr. Moritz Hörnes und Franz Ritter von Hauer. 318 S. Mit XXVI lithographierten Tafeln (auf Pappe) im Anhang. Zweiter Band (2 Abteilungen in einem Band): Erste Abtheilung: Geologische Betrachtungen. XIV, 162 S Mit 5 teils farbigen, teils ausfaltbaren Tafeln (darunter eine Chromolithographie) und 33 Holzschnitten. Zweite Abtheilung: Paläontologische Mittheilungen. S. 163 - 268. Mit VIII lithographierten Tafeln im Anhang. Umschlagseiten leicht angestaubt, Rückenpapier partiell etwas berieben bzw. rissig. Schuber etwas geklebt. Seiten sauber und überwiegend fleckenfrei (allenfalls wenige Seiten etwas fleckig). Tafeln und Karten durchweg in gutem bis sehr gutem Zustand. Gutes Exemplar dieses seltenen, wertvoll illustrierten Expeditions- und Forschungsberichtes. Zahlreiche weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Ozeanographie Geologie Länderkunde Neuseeland Weltreise Weltumseglung Expedition Forschung Hydrographie.

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        TA., Grüne Tor mit der Grünen Brücke,.

      - Lithographie v. L. Sachse & Co n. Meyerheim b. Gerhardsche Buchhandlung, 1864, 24,5 x 32 Selten, nicht bei Bott/Holzamer. - Blick über die Mottlau.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. („I. Moscheles").

      Leipzig, 22. Juni 1864. - 1¾ SS. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo. An einen Fritz, d. i. der Dirigent, Musikpädagoge und Komponist Friedrich Gernsheim (1839–1916): „Du wirst gewiß schon von Härtels [d. i. der Musikverlag Breitkopf & Härtel] erfahren haben daß ich bey ihnen Dein Op:3 Quartett mit David [d. i. Ferdinand David, 1810–1873] Herrman [!; d. i. Hermann Härtel, 1803–1875] u. [ein dritter Name unleserlich] probirt habe. Die Schwierigkeiten desselben haben mir weniger Mühe gemacht als die verschrobene Notenschrift Deiner Kopisten, die ich oft verdeutlicht hatte ehe ich es wagen konnte daraus zu spielen [hierzu am Rande eine Anmerkung: „Meine Frau u. Nichte Fräul. Emily Witt (aus Hamburg) waren zugegen. Meine Clara war in Teplitz."] Die Komposition zeigt einen großen Fortschritt in Deinem Kompositions Talent. Du schreibst mit vieler Gewandheit in der Manier von R. Schumann, aber auch die Schatten Seite oft nachahmend, indem Du durch kontrapunktische Künstlichkeit, die einfach melodische Phrasirung die zum Gemüthe führt bey Seite setzt. Diesen Wink mußt Du von Deinem alten Lehrer hinnehmen, der Dir ein gehöriges Maß von ansprechenden Gedanken und künstlerischer Ausführung empfiehlt [.]". – Friedrich Gernsheim (1839–1916) hatte als hochbegabtes „Wunderkind" mit 13 Jahren das Leipziger Konservatorium besucht, wo er von Ignaz Moscheles und Louis Plaidy (Klavier), Ferdinand David und Raimund Dreyschock (Violine), Moritz Hauptmann und Ernst Friedrich Richter (Kontrapunkt), Julius Rietz (Komposition) und Franz Brendel (Musikgeschichte) unterrichtet worden war. Später war Gernsheim u. a. Professor am Kölner Konservatorium, Direktor der Musikschule und Leiter der Maatschappij in Rotterdam, Dirigent des Sternschen Gesangsvereins und Lehrer am gleichnamigen Konservatorium in Berlin und wirkte seit 1897 als Dirigent der Eruditio musica in Rotterdam. „Sein kompositorisches Werk umfaßt vorwiegend Kammermusik, Symphonien, die Ouvertüre ‚Waldmeisters Brautfahrt’ und Chorwerke" (DBE). – Auf Briefpapier mit gepr. Monogramm.

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        Bilder-Atlas zur wissenschaftlich-populären Naturgeschichte der Fische in ihren sämmtlichen Hauptformen. Enthaltend 193 Abbildungen.

      Wien, K.k. Hof- u. Staatsdruckerei, 1864. 4°. Titelblatt + 79 Tafeln [ca. 24 x 31 cm]. Priv. Lwd. der Zeit. Mit allen 79 Tafeln, größtens Teil altkoloriert bzw. silberfarbengehöht. Vgl. Nissen ZBI, 1390a. - Stockfleckig, St. a. T., Ebd. fleckig u. berieben, R. m. hinterlegter Aufplatzung, Gbrsp. - Fitzinger, (1802 - 1884), begann nach dem Abbruch des Medizinstudiums an der Univ. Wien 1816 eine Lehre in der Hofapotheke, wechselte 1817 ins Hofnaturalienkabinett und wurde 1821 Beamter bei den Niederösterreichischen Landständen, 1844 Kustosadjunkt am Hofnaturalienkabinett. Seit 1856 war F. Mitglied der Deutschen Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina. 1862 übernahm er die Leitung eines privaten Zoologischen Gartens in München, 1863-66 des neuerrichteten Pester Zoos. F. war ein Fisch- und Reptilienkenner und erwarb sich Verdienste um die naturhistorischen Sammlungen. Neben zahlreichen zoologischen Abhandlungen veröffentlichte er eine Wissenschaftlich-populäre Naturgeschichte der Säugetiere in ihren sämtlichen Hauptformen (6 Bde., 1855-63). Wobei er anscheinend das Manuskript Hemprichs für die Reptilien und Amphibien verwendete, ohne auf dessen Autorenschaft hinzuweisen (NDB VIII, 514f.). (DBE) Versand D: 7,00 EUR Biologie

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        TA., Krahntor mit der Langen Brücke.

      - Lithographie v. L. Sachse & Co n. Meyerheim b. Gerhardsche Buchhandlung, 1864, 24,5 x 32 Selten, nicht bei Bott/Holzamer. - Dek. Blatt mit schöner Staffage.

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        Zwei eigenh. Briefe m. U.

      Wien, 16. II. 1864 bzw. undatiert (14. X.). - 3 bzw. 2 SS., deutsch und französisch, kl.-8vo. An einen ungenannten Freund und einen Herrn über eine geplante französische Übersetzung seiner Reisebeschreibung: "Durch S. Exzellenz den öst. Gesandten in Brüssel bin ich von Ihrem Wunsche die Reisebeschreibung der Fregatte Novara in die französische Sprache zu übersetzen, in Kenntnis gesetzt worden. Als Autor dieses Werkes könnte mir nicht willkommener seyn, als daß eine solche Aufgabe von einer so fähigen und ausgezeichneten Hand gelöst werde [.]".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Colton's New Topographical Map of the States of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware, showing also eastern Tennessee, and parts of other adjoining states; all the Fortifications, Military Stations, Rail Roads, Common Roads and other internal improvements [Cover reads: Colton's Map of the States of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware...]

      New York: J.H. Colton, 1864. Brown pebbled cloth cover stamped in blind and gilt is in pristine condition. 82 x 110 cm unfolded; 10 x 16 cm folded. Full original hand coloring on onion-skin paper. Very Good. Professionally repaired tear around section attaching to the board, and extending beneath the cartouche (hardly noticeable from the front), minor spotting beneath the cartouche. A highly important folding pocket map to be used in the field during the Civil War, in extraordinary condition. LC Civil War Maps 48.2. OCLC lists only five locations for the 1864 edition: LC, Yale, Penn State, Library of Virginia and Wake Forest. Americana Exchange records only one auction record in the last 15 years, and only two before that.

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        TA., Schloß m. Teilansicht.

      - Lithographie m. Tonplatte v. Groschwitz n. Sachs, 1864, 16,5 x 24

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