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[Cabinet Card Photograph of Millie-Christine McCoy]
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[Cabinet Card Photograph of Millie-Christine McCoy]

by Charles Eisenmann (photographer)

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New York: Eisenmann, 1890. First Edition. Near fine. [ca. 1890]. Cabinet card (albumen photographic print mounted on card), approximately 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches. Edges scalloped and gilt, photographer's stamp on recto. Signed by the subjects, "Millie-Christine," on verso. Very light wear, faint fox mark in image background, else near fine. Signed cabinet card portrait of the famous conjoined twins Millie and Christine McCoy (1851-1912), by the great photographer of human marvels on the Bowery, Charles Eisenmann. The twins, often referred to collectively as “Millie-Christine” or “The Two-Headed Nightingale,” were among the most widely viewed, scrutinized, and applauded human anomalies of the 19th century. Billing them often as the “Eighth Wonder of the World,” promoters touted the fact that the girls were joined at the lower spine, more intimately attached than Chang and Eng, the original Siamese Twins. Audiences drawn to see the twins’… Read more
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FIRST PERSON : A JOURNAL OF TRAVEL, MEMOIRS & HUMOR (FIRST ISSUE / FALL 1960) [including...
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FIRST PERSON : A JOURNAL OF TRAVEL, MEMOIRS & HUMOR (FIRST ISSUE / FALL 1960) [including Edward Gorey's LEAVES FROM A MISLAID ALBUM]

by Elevitch, M. D. (ed.); Thornton Wilder, Mark Twain, W. D. Howells, Patrick Brophy, Diana Athill, Allan Seagar, Edward Gorey, Ford Madox Ford, R. W. Lid, Robert Hellman, Anne Halley, Curtis Zahn, and Don Marie

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Rockport, Massachusetts, 1960. First Edition. Softcover. Very good. Gorey, Edward. 86,[2] pp., containing numerous in-text and full-page illustrations. Pictorial wrappers. Wrappers lightly shelf-worn. Very good to near fine. First issue of a short-run literary magazine, including the first (partial) publication of Edward Gorey's story-without-words, LEAVES FROM A MISLAID ALBUM. LEAVES here contains eight full-pages illustrations of 17 that would later be published by Gotham Book Mart in 1972.
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