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        Map of the Vicinity of Philadelphia From actual surveys by D.J. Lake and S.N. Beers Assisted by F.W. Beers, L.B. Lake and D.G. Beers

      Philadelphia: J.E. Gillette & Co. publishers, 1861. Lithographed folding wall map, hand-coloured in outline, in 36 sections backed onto linen (87 4/5 x 65 3/4 inches overall), edged with pink linen ribbon, contemporary metal rings through cloth hoops sewn along upper margin of map. Contained in a recent red two-fold chemise, all within a recent red morocco-backed cloth slipcase, lettered and dated in gilt on the 'spine'. A rare and finely-detailed magnificent large scale map of Philadelphia and surrounding country, and a fascinating picture of Philadelphia after the Consolidation Act of 1854. The map incorporates a decorative title, an inset general plan of Philadelphia, with an extensive index of businesses and services, with inset details of boroughs and townships (with properties and ownerships indicated) the whole within a decorative border of scrolling fruit, vines, and leaves. Philadelphia had been until 1830 the second largest city in the Union, when it was exceeded in size by Baltimore as well as New York. The Consolidation Act, passed by the state legislature, extended the cities boundaries to include all of Philadelphia county, and in 1860, the city was again able to claim to be the Union's second city. This map was drawn up after the census of 1860, and, in addition to comprehensive street plan of the city of Philadelphia, includes all the 15 boroughs and townships incorporated in 1854 (Somerton, Haddington, Whitehall, Bustleton, Fox Chase, Germantown, Bridesburg, Frankford, Kenderton, Manayunk, Falls of Schuylkill, Hestonville, Tacony, Holmesburg and Paschallville), each with accompanying directories, some adjacent, but most integral with the plans themselves. D. J. Lake and S. N. Beers, who had trained under J. H. French, were assisted in the execution of this map by Lamson Lake and Silas and Frederick Beers. Phillips, Maps and Views of Philadelphia , 429; Phillips, America , p. 706 (variant issue); Rumsey 2903 (suggests 8 variant issues); Ristow, American Maps and Mapmakers , p. 397.

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        Exposé d'un moyen de définir et de nommer les couleurs d'après une méthode précise et expérimentale avec l'application de ce moyen à la définition et à la dénomination des couleurs d'un grand nombre de corps naturels et de produits artificiels

      1861 - 2 volumes brochés, soit : un Paris, F. Didot Frères, 1861, , 2 volumes brochés, soit : un volume de texte fort in-4, [6]-LXXIII-944 pages (pages 1 à 8 en doublon) ; et un atlas in-folio de 15 planches, , Première édition, telle que parue dans les Mémoires de l'Académie des sciences, sous couvertures bleues d'origine. Exemplaires non coupés. Cet ouvrage est le plus rare de tous ceux que l'auteur a consacré à la théorie des contrastes des couleurs. L'atlas se compose de 15 planches, soit une planche en noir (avec une partie mobile) et 14 planches en couleur, dont une dépliante et 10 figurant les fameux cercles chromatiques. Eugène Chevreul (1786-1889), chimiste et directeur de la manufacture des Gobelins, mécontent du rendu visuel des couleurs des tapisseries fabriquées à Paris, chercha une solution, par le biais de la chimie, en étudiant la fixation des pigments, mais s'apercevant que le problème résidait dans une appréciation visuelle des couleurs, il proposa une nouvelle étude, novatrice, basée sur l'optique. Il aboutit ainsi à la formulation de la "loi du contraste simultané des couleurs" publiée en 1839. Dès cette époque, confie t-il, il chercha également à savoir "s'il est possible d'assujettir les couleurs à une nomenclature raisonnée en les rapportant à des types classés d'après une méthode simple, accessible à l'intelligence de tous ceux qui s'occupent des couleurs, soit à un point de vue purement scientifique, soit à un point de vue d'application". Tous les travaux de Chevreul sur les phénomènes de la couleur restent fondamentaux et sont très recherchés. En tête, éloge historique de Magendie par Flourens. Couvertures très fraîches, malgré de légers accidents en tête et en pied du volume de texte. Poggendorff, III, 267. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [MANUSCRIPT DIARY OF UNION SOLDIER JOHN CARLISLE OF COMPANY "F," 95th PENNSYLVANIAN INFANTRY].

      1861-1866.. [190]pp. plus two photos and four tintypes. 3 3/4 x 6 inches. Contemporary calf. Boards rubbed, minor chipping to extremities. Hinges tender, but holding. The detailed and extensive journal of John Carlisle of the Pennsylvania Infantry from 1861-66. Carlisle's entries vary from a single sentence to a full page, with recordings nearly every day. His first entry begins with his enrollment on September 12th, 1861 and records day to day troop movements and engagements with the enemy, including the Battle of Gaines' Mill. "[October 24, 1861] Regt attended the funeral of Col Baker at Washington 1028 went on review at Washington by Gen Geo B McClellan about 11,000 men in line...[December 13] A soldier of the first regt NY Cavalry was shot by a detachment of 12 men of his own Regt for trying to desert over to the Rebels...[January 5,1862] Received new Belgian rifles...[January 11] on a visit to Alexandria went in the Marshall house where Col Ellsworth was shot by Jackson while hauling down the rebel flag...[May 17] Left camp and went in the woods to reconoitre [sic] by companies. Came across 2 divisions of Rebels had a fight for about 3 hours on pickit for over night...[June 27] fine day, got marching orders called into line several times through the day, left camp at one P.M. for battle. crossed the river. Had a severe battle with the enemy at Gains Hill. Our Col, Major, Capt, and Lieut wounded. Regt returned to camp after dark...[June 30] fine day left picket at 7 A.M. and marched back 2 miles to act as rear guard for the wagons, under arms all afternoon. Heavy artillery fight around us laid on the ground for three or four hours." In December of 1862, Carlisle fell ill and was hospitalised. He was discharged for disability a few months later but re-enlisted in February of 1862 with the 112th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers. Entries for the last days of the war include mention of Petersburg and transport of prisoners. "[April 3, 1865] Comp in the evening at a place called chester 8 miles from Point of rocks, 12 miles from Richmond on the Petersburg and Richmond railroad...[April 4] the right of our comp (1/2) went out in the afternoon a scouting. I staid in comp with the left about 1 hour after the left of our comp and part of comp K and M fell in line and went to some coal pits, a distance of 20 miles from chester reached there 12 midnight. captured about 60 prisoners on the march, and 3 locomotives at the coal pits. after getting up steam we left the coal pits, with the prisoners on board..." Also included are an undated GAR reunion photo with the note, a carte de visite of Carlisle's brother, Godfrey, and four tintypes of Carlisle's family members. A well preserved and detailed account of the war, with good content on the movements of the Pennsylvania Regiment.

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        [ARCHIVE OF TWENTY-SIX CIVIL WAR-DATED LETTERS, AND FIVE LATER LETTERS, FROM UNION PRIVATE HARLAN P. MARTIN TO HIS MOTHER, 1861 - 1865].

      ]Washington, D.C.; Stafford, Va.; Franklin, Tn., and other locations. 1861-1865].. Twenty-six war-dated letters, plus five post-war letters. Most at least two pages in length on a single bifolium, with original transmittal envelope. Smooth folds, minor toning and soiling, a few missing the upper left corner (apparently removed with scissors), some weakness at the folds, with minor fading and smudging to a few examples, though most everything is highly legible. An engaging archive comprised of twenty-six Civil War- dated letters, spanning nearly the entirety of the war, dated from Dec. 10, 1861 through May 26, 1865, with three undated letters. All correspondence is addressed to Martin's mother, and also includes several post-war letters, from 1866, 1891 and 1901. Some letters written in ink, the others in pencil, most with content relating to Martin's family, and his camp life in the military. Harlan P. Martin (1845-1923) was from Hartford, a small town in Washington County, New York. He mustered into Company E of the 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry in 1861. Private Martin wrote extensive letters detailing day-to-day life as his regiment travelled southward, making camp as they went. The letters from late 1861 through early 1862 find Martin stationed in Washington, waiting on his regiment's marching orders. Being only approximately sixteen years old at the time, he writes with a fresh-faced exuberance that alternates between excitement and boredom at the monotony of camp life. On Feb. 20, 1863, the young soldier is stationed near Stafford, Va., and encounters his first peril, albeit one brought about not by enemy troops, but pestilence. He writes, in part: "There is considerable sickness in the regiment now and there has been quite a number of deaths since we came here. There was one that died in our company the other day his name was Raymond from Hebron." From there, the 123rd moves camp to Kelly?'s Ford, Va., along the Rapidan River. He spots rebels encamped on the other side, but no fighting ensues. They leave the Rapidan, travelling the Ohio River through Ohio, Indianapolis, Louisville, on to Tennessee, finally making camp in Bridgeport, Al. On Oct. 3, right after the Union defeat at the Battle of Chickamauga, Union pride and resolve is still strong. In part: "The soldiers here say that Gen. Rosecrans was not defeated. They say the rebels got the worst of it." About a week later, Martin observes, while out on a march to a railroad bridge in the vicinity of his regiment's camp at Decherd, Tn., that "the rebels had been here and fired the bridge but had left before we got here." Nov. 13, 1863, back in Bridgeport, Harlan writes of the Union grinding down the tough Confederate will. In part: "The rebels are getting very dispirited and squads of deserters and prisoners are brought in here from the front nearly every day. They are all tired of the war and willing to give up." After leaving camp at Bridgeport and setting up in Franklin, Tn., on Jan. 18, 1864, Martin recounts an incident dealing with the tracking of Confederate guerillas. He writes, in part: "One of Company A's men was shot dead the other night while they were out hunting after some guerillas. It appears a nigger woman came in and reported them down the river about 5 miles and the Lt. Col. took his companies and went out after them when he got there it was to [sic] dark to do anything so they put up for the night and threw up four or five outposts. The fellow that was shot was walking his beat by an old shed when the guerilla shot him dead. His name was Nathan Lanphere." Martin stays camped in Tennessee the remainder of 1864. In 1865, he travels to North Carolina, then Virginia where he has a stay at a hospital for Rush Fever. He recovers, and travels north to Maryland, with all the boys in the company excited for home. Martin last two letters here, in 1891 and 1901 place him in Sacramento, Ca., where he had moved in 1880. Martin died in Sacramento in 1923. An intimate correspondence from a devoted son to his mother covering a broad range of time during the Civil War.

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        Vorstellung in der großen Königlich Niederländischen Zoologischen Gallerie des Thierbändigers Kreutzberg in der dazu erbauten Bude vor dem Millernthore in St. Pauli.

      Hamburg, Wörmer (1861).Plakat mit 2 großen Holzschnitten. 143 x 64 cm. Außerordentlich seltenes und monumentales Plakat zu dem Gastspiel der Wandermenagerie des Gottlieb Christian Kreutzberg (1810 oder 1814 - 1874) in Hamburg. Der Tierschausteller Kreutzberg konnte durch den Erwerb der Tiere aus den Menagerien von Wilhelm van Aken und Anton van Aken eine ungewöhnliche Menge an wilden Tieren zeigen: Das Plakat listet u. a. auf: Einen Riesen - Elefanten, einen Zwerg - Elefanten, 6 Löwen, Königstiger, Jaguar, Panther. Leoparden, 6 Hyänen, Bären, Strauße, Pelikan, Marabus, Lämmergeier, Schlangen, Lamas und ein Zebra. Die beiden Holzschnitte, zusammen mehr als zwei Drittel des Plakates einnehmend, zeigen einen Dompteur mit dem Kopf im Maul eines Tigers, um ihn herum rastende Löwen in einer exotischen Landschaft, er selbst feuert eine Pistole ab. Darunter ist ein zweiter Dompteur zu sehen, der einen Löwen über eine mannshohe Latte springen lässt, fünf weitere Raubkatzen scheinen auf ihren Einsatz zu warten. Derweil betrachtet ein Männchen machender Bär die Szenerie! - Das oben angegebene Motto "Non plus ultra" mag bei Kreutzberg und diesem sensationellem Plakat wirklich zutreffen. Von tadelloser Gesamterhaltung! Bücher de

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        Examen du rôle attribué au gaz oxygène atmosphérique dans la destruction des matières et végétales aprés la mort.[Paris: Mallet-Bachelier, 1863].

      "Extremely rare separately-paginated offprint of the <i>ne plus ultra</i> of Pasteur's work on spontaneous generation, and his proof that putrefaction was, like fermentation, caused by living organisms; this paper directly influenced Joseph Lister's research on antisepsis (see below). Pasteur himself regarded the experiments described in this work as the most decisive (Rostand, p. 183), writing at the end of the paper that they struck the final blow against the doctrine of spontaneous generation ("Il sera superflu sans doute de faire remarquer que les expériences dont je viens d'entretenir l'Académie au sujet du sang et de l'urine portent un dernier coup à la doctrine des générations spontanées, aussi bien qu'à la théorie moderne des ferments"). Pasteur's opponents had objected that in the experiments described in Pasteur's earlier paper 'Mémoire sur les Corpuscules organisées qui existent dans l'Atmosphere' (1861), the heating of the fermentable materials may have destroyed the 'vegetative forces' needed to create new life. In the present work, Pasteur therefore collected blood and urine directly from the veins and bladders of healthy cattle. These mediums did not require heating to be sterilized and, as in his previous experiments, micro-organisms appeared only on exposure to atmospheric air.<br/><br/> "Many scientists of the vitalist persuasion, including Liebig, believed that putrefaction was due to a spontaneous breakdown of animal tissues once the chemical forces of affinity were no longer held in check by a vital force. It was also widely believed - and seemingly supported by observation - that <i>infusoria</i> and other organisms associated with decay were spontaneously generated in dead tissues. In this way, Pasteur was drawn into the acrimonious debate about the spontaneous generation of life. <br/><br/> "Careful experiments conducted by Pasteur showed that 'combustion' of organic substances does not occur in the absence of micro-organisms. In a prize-winning essay of 1861 ['Mémoire sur les Corpuscules organisées...'], he described a variety of experiments that showed airborne micro-organisms to be responsible for the putrefaction of organic solutions. The most definitive of these was the demonstration that a boiled sugar solution in a swan-necked flask left open to the air did not undergo putrefaction, apparently because the airborne organisms became trapped in the bend of the neck. It could still be argued, however, that boiling organic solutions destroyed their ability to undergo spontaneous decomposition. ". Offprint from Comptes rendus des séances de l'Académie des Sciences, tome LVI, séance du 20 avril 1863 (journal pagination 734-40). [Paris: Mallet-Bachelier, 1863]. 4to, pp. 7, [1]. Original green printed wrappers, uncut, very fine. Preserved in a blue cloth case with red lettering-piece along spine

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        Vom Sommer- und Winter-Verein im Wolfseck-Saal. Mittwoch den 23. Januar 1861.

      (Frankfurt), 1861. - (333 (!) x 21 cm). Mit 13 Holzschnitten. Mit über 3 Meter Höhe, sehr ungewöhnliches und sehr seltenes Plakat des Bornheimer Faschingsvereins zu seinem Maskenball. Es enthält das gereimte Festprogramm, unterbrochen von einigen Harlekin- und Clownabbildungen. - Mehrfach gefaltet. Rechter Rand stellenweise leicht ausgefranst. Zwei Einrisse alt hinterlegt. Stempel des Vereins am unteren Rand. Insgesamt wohlerhalten

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        Stenographische Protokolle des Reichsrathes.

       (Wien, k.u.k. Hof- und Staatsdruckerei), 1861-1865. Berichte des Herrenhauses: 3 Bde. 1861-1865. Dazu: Berichte des Abgeordnetenhauses: 3 Bde. 1861/62, 1863/64. Zus. 6 Bde. 4°. HLn.bde.. d. Zt. m. goldgeprägt. Rückentit.Sämtliche Protokolle der ersten Reichsratssitzungen. Seit dem Oktoberdiplom 1860 und dem Februarpatent 1861 war der Reichsrat erstmals konstitutionelles Vertretungsorgan des Kaisertums Österreich und in die 2 Kammern - Herrenhaus und Abgeordnetenhaus - geteilt. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Austriaca, Geschichte, Juridica u. Staatswissenschaften

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        Zweite große außerordentliche und letzte Vorstellung.

      St. Pauli, Rüter (1861).. Blattgr.: 46,5 x 32,5 cm. Das Plakat wirbt u. a. mit "Czerkessen-Manoeuvre, geritten von 6 Damen und 2 Herren", "Temposprünge von Fräul. Alexandra", "Die beliebte Damen-Voltige, von Fraz Blennow jun. und Fräul. Mathilde", "Außerordentliche Dressuren des Neufoundländer Hundes `Prinz`" u. v. m.

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        Kitab al-Ingil as-Sharif (Book of the Liturgical Gospels).

      Dayr al-Shuwayr, Kisrawan, Lebanon, 1861. - Folio (215 x 308 mm). (4), 316 pp. With 4 lithographed plates depicting the evangelists. Printed in Arabic within ruled borders, some headings and key phrases printed in red. Numerous typographical ornaments. Recased in earlier leather binding, blind-stamped and gilt, spine with 5 raised bands. Third Dayr as-Shuwayr edition. "The Evangelion of the Greek Church, containing the Gospels arranged for liturgical reading throughout the year" (Darlow/M. 1661, for the 1776 edition). The only difference between this and the first edition is that the plates are here lithographed instead of engraved. From the printing office of the Melkite monastery of St. John the Baptist at al-Shuwayr in the Lebanese Kisrawan mountains, operative between 1734 and 1899, during which time it produced in all 69 Arabic books, including re-editions (cf. Silvestre de Sacy I, pp. 412-414; Middle Eastern Languages and the Print Revolution. A Cross-Cultural Encounter, Westhofen 2002, pp. 179-181). - Binding rubbed; outer edge of upper cover rather worn. Some foxing throughout, with the preliminary leaves lightly damp-stained. A few marginalia. Nasrallah 44. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Der Katzen - Raphael. Zwölf Blätter Katzengruppen. Nebst einer kurzen Lebensskizze Minds und der Nevelette: Der Katzen - Raphael von Franz Freiherrn Gaudy.

      Berlin, Schroeder 1861.Mit 12 radierten Tafeln nach Gottfried Mind. 4 (1 w.) Bl., 28 S. Bedruckter Orig. - Broschur. 28,5 x 23 cm. In einer Halblederkassette mit Rückenschild und aufgezogener faksimilierter Original - Broschur. Rümann 1394; Lonchamp 2087; Brun II, 410. - Die Radierungen von L. Bellon, E. Eichens, F. Hegi, A. Hüsener, R. Reyher und A. Schröter. - Der Berner Tier - und Figurenmaler Gottfried Mind (1768 - 1814), seit 1780 als Kolorist im Atelier von Samuel Freudenberger in Bern in Stellung, konnte erst nach Freudenbergers Tod 1802 seiner Vorliebe für Tierdarstellungen nachkommen. - Der Umschlag mit einigen Einrisse und Fehlstellen im Randbereich und am Rücken. Etwas gebräunt und stockfleckig, die erste Tafel stärker. Bitte um Beachtung: Wir sind bis einschließlich 14.01.2016 im Urlaub, der Versand Ihrer Bestellung erfolgt am 15.01. - Please note: Until Jan. 14th we are on holidays, ordered items will be mailed at Jan. 15th. Bücher de

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        A Manual of Military Surgery, for the Use of Surgeons in the Confederate Army; with an Appendix of the Rules and Regulations of the Medical Department of the Confederate Army

      West & Johnston, Richmond 1861 - Complete with 447 pages and folding chart. (Parrish & Willingham 6111) Sound binding. Clean pages. Minor wear to the cover; mostly at corners and along spine. Post-war owner's name (Col Ezra H. Ripple, 13th Pennsylvania National Guard) on the front free endpaper. Lower corners of the first twenty and last fifty or so leaves worn away. Old tissue repairs to the folding plate. "From the outset of the war, Julian John Chisolm (1830-1903) realized that knowledge of military medicine was practically non-existent among doctors in the South. Using the knowledge gained during his time observing the treatment of soldiers wounded in the Second Italian War of Independence (1859) in Milan, Italy, Chisolm wrote and published his book, A Manual of Military Surgery: For the Use of the Surgeons in the Confederate Army With an Appendix of the Rules and Regulations of the Medical Department. First published in July 1861, the manual described how to treat specific types of wounds, construct field hospitals, and manage food, clothing, hygiene and non-surgical diseases. Later editions contained detailed illustrations showing how to perform specific procedures such as amputations. The manual became one of the most popular surgery books published by the Confederates States of America. . . ." from Civil Practice to Civil War by the Medical College of the State of South Carolina. Colonel Ripple served in several Pennsylvania units during the war. He fought at Antietam and Gettysburg and marched through Georgia with General Sherman. He was captured during the night attack upon Fort Johnson and spent ten months in Andersonville Prison until paroled in March, 1865. Scarce. As of 2015, no examples of this edition are currently available in the trade. Rare Book Hub and ABPC show only three examples of this edition have sold at auction. Parrish & Willingham located twenty examples of this edition at institutional libraries. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Regulations for the Medical Department of the Confederate States Army

      Richmond: Ritchie & Dunnavant, Printers, 1861. 2nd Edition. Half Leather. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Complete with 61 pages. (Parrish & Willingham 1991) Original marbled card wrapper with leather spine. 1.5" of lower spine missing with corresponding split at the tail of the front joint. Supple, evenly toned pages. With the outbreak of the war, Samuel Preston Moore, one of the most experienced medical officers in the U.S. Army, retired to his home state of Arkansas to open a private practice, but after some badgering, by Jefferson Davis, he agreed to serve as the Confederate Army's Surgeon General and establish its medical department. "In his correspondence to Moore, Davis described the deplorable conditions caused by the overwhelming number of casualties and a lack of Southern physicians trained in military medicine. Moore accepted the position of acting surgeon general on July 30, 1861 and was confirmed by the Confederate Senate in November of that same year. Among the more notable achievements of his tenure as surgeon general was the organization of the Confederate Medical Department, the establishment of examining boards for surgeons and assistant surgeons, the construction of military hospital huts, or one-story pavilion hospitals, and the establishment of drug, hospital supplies and surgical instruments factories around the Confederacy to supply the Army's needs." from Civil Practice to Civil War by The Medical College of the State of South Carolina. The regulations include the specific duties of military surgeons and related personnel, equipment and pharmaceutical authorizations for Confederate military units, and a number of form templates for use in reporting numbers of sick and wounded. requisitioning and controlling medical materiel, staffing reports, etc. Scarce. As of 2015, there is only one example of any edition (the second) for sale in the trade. OCLC shows only one example of any edition held by an institution, and the Rare Book Hub and ABPC show only two examples have been sold at auction.

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        MAP OF BATTLES ON BULL RUN NEAR MANASSAS, ON THE LINE OF FAIRFAX & PRINCE WILLIAM CO[UNTI]ES IN VIRGINIA, FOUGHT BETWEEN THE FORCES OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

      Richmond, 1861. Old fold lines. Some separation at two folds on the right edge. Light wear, minor toning. Very good. A handsome and historic map depicting the First Battle of Manassas, or Bull Run, depicting troop positions and movements, roads, railroads, houses, and other significant geographical features. First Manassas was the first significant engagement of the Civil War, and the place where Thomas J. Jackson became "Stonewall" Jackson when his brigade stood their ground against disorganized Union forces. The Confederate troops won the battle, raising hopes in the South and signaling to the North that the war would not be won so easily. The map indicates that it was "made from observation" by Solomon Bamberger, and lithographed by the firm of Hoyer & Ludwig in Richmond. It appears that at least two issues of this map exist, this being the most vividly pictorial that we have found and thus, perhaps, the later of the two. Rather than a simple plan of the battle, the present map lays out the same information, augmenting the background with shading and pictorial scenery. The title is likewise enclosed in a simple border, setting it off from the rest of the map, and though the title is the same, the typeface of some of the title lettering has been changed slightly. Parrish & Willingham do not indicate any differentiation of issues, but the details and graphics make this by far the most desirable. A rare and interesting map of this important battle, and one of the most dramatic graphics produced in the Confederacy. Without the means to produce suitable paper, few pieces on a comparable scale were created.

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        Zwei große Vorstellungen in der höheren Reitkunst, Gymnastik und Pferdedressur im Circus Gymnasticus in St. Pauli. - Außerordentliche Culbutvoltige von Herrn Christensen. Grand travail en force par Mr. Fréderique. Die Fischerfreu zu Pferde. Komische Verwandlungsscene von Mad. Virginie Halvorsen - Tourniaire. Außerordentliche Sprünge durch reifen und Ballons in der Carrière, von Mad. Virginie Halvorsen - Tourniaire. Herr Gunerius Halversen wird den von ihm erfundenen und zuerst ausgeführten Doppelbrückensprung produciren. Die komischen Intermezzos werden ausgeführt von den beiden Clowns Mr. Maurice und Mr. Gontard.

      St. Pauli, J. C. H. Hütter (1861).Plakat auf rosa Papier. Blattgr.: 82 x 51 cm. Gunerius Halvorsen war der Direktor des ca. 1860 gegründeten ersten norwegischen Circus; seine Gattin Virginie Halvorsen - Tourniaire war eine Enkelin des Jacques Tourniaire, Begründers der weitverzweigten Kunstreiter - Dynastie. Bitte um Beachtung: Wir sind bis einschließlich 14.01.2016 im Urlaub, der Versand Ihrer Bestellung erfolgt am 15.01. - Please note: Until Jan. 14th we are on holidays, ordered items will be mailed at Jan. 15th. Bücher de

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        Oeuvres poétiques de J. Racine. 4 vol.

      Paris, Henri Plon 1861 - . Petit 12°. (13 x 8,5 cm). 4 Bde. Mit 1 gest. Portraittafel als Frontispiz. Goldschnitt. Rotes Maroquin (5 nerfs) mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, Deckelfileten, Kanten- und Innenkantenvergoldung. Einbände signiert: Capé (Charles Capé 1806-1867). Nr. 39 von 200 nummerierten Exemplaren. Text und Titel auf allen Seiten, wahrscheinlich von Capé, mit roter Tinte umrandet. Kleines Wappen-Ex Libris auf leerem Blatt nach den marmorierten Vorsatzblättern. Sehr schönes und sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Très bel exemplaire en parfait état. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Fac-Similes of Certain Portions of the Gospel of St. Matthew, and of the Epistles of Ss. James & Jude, Written on Papyrus in the First Century, and Preserved in the Egyptian Museum of Joseph Mayer, Esq. Liverpool

      Trübner & Co., London 1861 - Folio. (15 1/2 x 11 3/4"). 79, [1]pp (Text) XIV (14, i.e 15) leaves of plates. Uncut. Modern black cloth, with gold lettering to spine. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Matthew, by Day & Son, lithographers to the Queen. Title page in red and black lettering, with vignette. This scarce book is the work of Constantine Simonides (1824-1867), undoubtly one of the greatest forgers of the 19th century, a "genius" who mastered the styles of writing, the colors of inks and paints of different times, as well as the different kinds of parchments used. In this book, Simonides claims to have "discovered" a papyrus in Liverpool which he presents as the original copy of St. Matthew's Gospel! The manuscript (known as Codex Mayerianus) is reproduced in facsimile. As soon as this book was published, a controversy arised on the authenticity of the document. Simonides offered to bring the manuscript to the British Museum, and to answer any questions. After close examination, most of the experts present agreed that the document was a fake.Ex-library copy, with sticker at tail of spine, bookplate on inside of front cover, and pocket and reference number on inside of back board. Minor to moderate age-toning and foxing to very first and very last leaves. Binding in overall very good, interior in good+ to very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mittheilungen aus Justus Perthes? Geographischer Anstalt über wichtige neue erforschungen auf dem Gesammtgebiete der Geographie. 1863. (Mit) Ost-Afrika zwischen Chartum und dem Rothen Meere bis Suakin und Massaua. Eine Vornehmlich zum Verfolg der v. Heuglin?schen Expedition Bestimmte Karte. Ausgefuhrtund mit einem mémoire Begleitet von Bruno Hassenstein. Anhang: Th. v. Heuglin: ein Arabischer Schriftsteller uber die Bedja-Lander. (Mit) Inner-Afrika nach dem Stande der Geographischen Kenntnixx im Jahre 1861. Nach den Quellen Bearbeitet. Erste Abtheilung (Zwei Kartenblatter, Tafel 4 u. 6): Nubische wuste, Badja-Steppe, Darfur, Kordofan und Takale, Land der Dinka und Nuehr, dar Fertit u. s. w. (Mit) Inner-Afrika nach dem Stande der Geographisc

      1861 1862 1863 1861 - VI - 486 + 16 + 30 + 78 + 42 + 80 + 80 bis 96 + XIV - 164 Seiten, Klappkarten in der Farbe,

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        Drei Novellen. (= Veronica [Veronika], Späte Rosen, Drüben am Markt).

      Verlag Heinrich Schindler, Berlin, 1861. EA, 99 (1) S., 12°, gold- u. blindgepr. blaues OLn, Goldschnitt, Lesebändchen. Erste Ausgabe (WG² 11, Teitge 77, 1216, 1173 u. 490, Goed. Fortf. 8/346, 16). \"Veronica\" (später Veronika) hier im Erstdruck, die beiden anderen Novellen als Erste Buchausgabe. Druck bei Gebrüder Katz, Dessau. Typischer O-Verlagseinband von Schindler, auf dem Vorderdeckel mit Goldprägung: \"Hermine von Vaerst\". Bevor Storm seine Werke in Buchform veröffentlichte, ließ er sie fast immer in Zeitschriften, Zeitungen oder den damals so beliebten Wochen- oder Monatsheften erscheinen. Außerdem erhöhte Storm seine Finanzen damit, dass er seine Novellen zeitgleich oder in zeitlicher Nähe einmal einzeln und zusätzlich mit anderen Werken herausgab. Die vorliegende Novelle \"Veronica\" (später \"Veronika\") ist tatsächlich ausnahmsweise vorher nirgendwo veröffentlicht worden. \"Späte Rosen\" erschien zuerst 1860 in Argo - Album für Kunst und Dichtung, \"Drüben am Markt\" war vorher 1861, also im selben Jahr, im 6. Band (Jahrgang 3) von \"Über Land und Meer\" erschienen. Einband etwas berieben, leicht verblasst, Textseiten durchgehend fleckig, insgesamt aber noch ein gutes Exemplar dieser >>> seltenen Ausgabe. <<< Versand D: 6,80 EUR Belletristik, Erstausgaben, Novellen

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        Confederate Secretary of War Judah P. Benjamin informs Tennessean James H. Holman he has been appointed Lieutenant Colonel by President Jefferson Davis ? five years earlier, as U.S. Secretary of War, Davis had recommended Holman?s appointment as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army

      Richmond, Virginia, December 31, 1861. 8.25" x 10.5". "Partly Printed Document Signed ?J.P. Benjamin? as Secretary of War of the Confederate States of America, 1p, 8.25? x 10.5?. Richmond, December 31, 1861. Completed in manuscript. Soiling, light damp staining, paper loss at lower horizontal fold not affecting legibility. Matted incorrectly with an image of his successor, George W. Randolph, in an ornate frame to 24.5? x 18.75?. In apparent good condition.To ?Lt. Col. James H. Holman 1st Tenn. Regt PA.? In part, ?You are hereby informed that the President has appointed you Lieutenant Colonel 1st Tenn Regt PA To take rank & c April 27th 1861 In the Provisional Army in the service of the Confederate States ... Report for duty to Col. Turney...?In the lower left is penned in an unknown hand ?Genl GTB,? General Gustave Toutant Beauregard. On January 26, 1862, General P. G. T. Beauregard was ordered west as second-in-command to Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston.The Journal of the Congress of the Confederate States of America reports the appointments on December 31, 1861 in ?First Tennessee Regiment, Provisional Army. Colonel. Peter Turney, of Tennessee, to take rank April 27, 1861. Lieutenant-colonel. James H. Holman, of Tennessee, to take rank April 27, 1861...?James Hardy Holman (1836-1910), appointed 2nd Lieutenant in the First Regiment of Infantry by President Franklin Pierce in 1857 upon the recommendation of Secretary of War Jefferson Davis, resigned his commission in the U.S. Army after Fort Sumter. He served throughout the Civil War in the First Tennessee and with the Confederate Inspector General Department. Lt. Col. Holman was wounded and captured on September 23, 1863, in a fight near Winchester, Tennessee. He was first sent to Nashville, then to Camp Chase, Ohio, and finally to Johnson's Island, Ohio, where he was imprisoned until October 1864 when he was paroled and sent to Richmond. On January 1, 1865, Holman was assigned to duty under General Edmund Kirby-Smith, commanding the Trans-Mississippi Department, and was attached to the army of General J.B. Magruder, of the Department of Texas. Holman remained there on duty until terms of surrender were made by General Kirby-Smith and Union Gen. Edward Canby on May 26, 1865. Not knowing the policy of the U.S. Government towards officers who had resigned from the U.S. Army at the beginning of the war, Holman did not surrender with his regiment, fleeing to the western border of Texas where he remained until surrendering to Gen. Canby in Houston on July 18, 1865. He then returned to his father?s home in Tennessee."

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        5 eigenh. Briefe m. Unterschrift.

      Göttingen, 1861-1874. Zus. 9 S., 8° u. Gr.-8°. An den österr. Chemiker u. Mineralogen Anton Schrötter von Kristelli (1802-1875). - „[...] Wöhler gilt als Pionier der organischen Chemie wegen seiner Synthese von Oxalsäure durch Hydrolyse von Dicyan 1824 und von Harnstoff aus Ammoniumcyanat im Jahre 1828. Diese Synthesen eröffneten das Feld der Biochemie, da zum ersten Mal Stoffe, die bisher nur von lebenden Organismen bekannt waren, aus ‚unbelebter‘ Materie künstlich erzeugt werden konnten. Diese In-vitro-Synthesen wurden zunächst von den Chemikern kaum wahrgenommen, da die Zeit dafür noch nicht reif war. Mit zunehmendem Erfolg der Chemiker auf dem Gebiet der organischen Synthesechemie sah man aber Wöhlers Synthese immer mehr als Beginn dieses Zweiges der Chemie an, womit sich rund um die Harnstoffsynthese geradezu ein ‚Schöpfungsmythos‘ der organischen Chemie entwickelte, der bis heute in vielen Chemielehrbüchern, aber auch historischen Darstellungen zu finden ist [...]“ (Wikipedia). --- Der in Olmütz geborene Anton Schrötter, Sohn eines Apothekers, studierte ab 1822 zunächst auf Wunsch seines Vaters in Wien Medizin, wechselte dann aber unter dem Einfluss von Friedrich Mohs zu den naturwissenschaftlichen Fächern, speziell der Mineralogie. 1827 erhielt er eine Assistentenstelle für Physik und Mathematik an der Universität Wien. 1830 wurde er Professor für Physik und Chemie am Technischen Institut Joanneum in Graz. Während eines halbjährigen Urlaubs im Jahre 1838 besuchte er chemische Institute in Göttingen, Heidelberg, Frankfurt und Paris. In Gießen machte er sich bei Justus von Liebig mit der organischen Elementaranalyse vertraut. Ab 1843 arbeitete er als Professor für technische Chemie am Polytechnischen Institut der Universität Wien und übernahm dort 1845 die Professur für allgemeine Chemie. Schrötter war neben Baumgartner, Ettingshausen und Haidinger einer der Begründer der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien und wurde 1850 ihr Generalsekretär. Die Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina wählte Schrötter 1856 zu ihrem Mitglied. Ab 1868 leitete er das österreichische Hauptmünzamt und wurde gleichzeitig zum Ministerialrat ernannt. Er wurde 1874 in den Ruhestand versetzt und eröffnete in seiner Wohnung ein Privatlaboratorium, in dem er Studien über Edelmetalle betrieb. 1875 starb er in Wien. Schrötter hat in seinem Leben ca. 60 wissenschaftliche Publikationen verfasst. Ab 1845 beschäftigte Schrötter sich intensiv mit Phosphor. 1848 gelang ihm der Nachweis der schon von Berzelius geäußerten Vermutung, dass roter Phosphor eine allotrope Modifikation des weißen Phosphors, nicht aber eine Phosphorverbindung ist. Schrötter wandelte weißen Phosphor durch Erhitzen in roten um, den man zeitweise Schrötterschen Phosphor nannte. Sein Verfahren zur Darstellung desselben revolutionierte die Streichholzindustrie, wo roter Phosphor schon bald als Bestandteil der Reibflächen genutzt wurde. Er war ein Organisator in Industrie und Wissenschaft sowie Berater bei den Vorbereitungen zur Novara-Expedition und zur Österreich-Ungarischen Nordpolexpedition. - Tlw. gefalt. bzw. mit min. Randläsuren. - Versand D: 12,00 EUR Wöhler, Schrötter, Chemie, Chemiker, Brief, Letter, Lettre, Briefe, Autograph, Autographe, Autographen, Autograf, Autografe, Autografen, Signatur, Signiert, Signed, Signature, Unterschrift, Eigenhändig, Handschrift, Handschriften, Manuscript, Manuscrit, ALS, A.L.S., LAS, L.A.S.

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        Abraham Lincoln invites Secretary of the Navy Gideon Wells to a state dinner held in honor of the visit of Prince Napoleon to the United States

      [Washington], August 3, 1861. 5.5" x 3.75". "Partly-engraved document, 1 page, 5.5"" x 3.75"" (visible), [Washington, July-August 1861] requesting the presence of Secretary of the Navy Gideon Wells for a dinner at the Executive Mansion on Saturday, August 3, 1861. Fine condition.The ""dinner"" held on August 3, 1861 was actually a state dinner held in honor of the visit of Prince Napoleon Joseph Charles Paul Bonaparte (1822-1891). Prince Napoleon (also known by the sobriquet, ""Plon Plon""), was the son of Napoleon Bonaparte's youngest brother Jérôme Bonaparte (1784-1860). The Prince's visit to Washington began inauspiciously when he arrived at the White House at noon to find no one to answer the door. According to the Prince's aide, an unknown employee, who happened to be passing by, showed the Prince into the Executive Mansion. The short meeting between Bonaparte and Lincoln was not a pleasant one. The Prince, insulted by his initial reception, ""took a cruel pleasure in remaining silent."" (Camille Ferri-Pisani, Prince Napoleon in America, 1861, 1959, 41, 100)Conversely, the state dinner held that evening in the Prince's honor, proved a resounding success. The newspapers reported that ""Prince Napoleon was seated at the right of Mrs. Lincoln and opposite General [Winfield] Scott, who was at the President's left. Gen. McClellan was at the right of [the]Prince."" The success of the evening was largely due to Mary Lincoln, ""in so grouping the guests as to bring parties together likely to enjoy each other's society and conversation."" (Evening Star, Washington, August 5, 1861, 2: 1; National Republican, Washington 5 August 1861, 3:2; Pisani,103-114)Secretary Wells, together with most of Lincoln's cabinet, accepted the invitation and attended the dinner (Evening Star, Ibid). McClellan recalled that he and the Prince ""enjoyed some long talks,"" complimenting him on his command of English ""very much as the Frenchmen do in the old English comedies. He is an intelligent man."" (McClellan, McClellan's Own Story, 1887, 84) The Prince was a veteran of the Crimean War, and McClellan, who was at the time pushing the idea of a grand Napoleonic campaign against Richmond, must have found the Prince's conversation enlightening. Although Prince Napoleon was travelling as a private citizen, the dinner was a critical diplomatic affair for the United States. At this early stage, the question whether Great Britain and France would recognize the Confederate States of America was an open question?"especially as the Union blockade cut off the cotton supply to Europe doubling its price. Both the French and British Ambassadors attended, as well as other members of the French legation. (Evening Star, Ibid)"

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        Die Hausfrau. Praktische Anleitung zur selbständigen und sparsamen Führung des Haushalts, eine Mitgabe für junge Frauen zur Förderung des häuslichen Wohlstandes und Familienglücks.

      Seemann Essen 1861 ( Erste Ausgabe ) Mit XIV ( Vorwort - Einleitung - Inhaltsverzeichnis ), 1 Blatt, 531 Seiten, schlichter Halbleinenband der Zeit, 8° ( 18 x 12 cm ). Inhalt mit Kapiteln u.a. Die Stiefmutter - Der Morgen der Hausfrau - Das Sparsystem der Hausfrau - Kennzeichen guter Qualität der im Haushalt vorkommenden Lebensmittel und deren Verfälschung - Vom Reinhalten - Vom Reinigen und Putzen der Zimmer und Möbel - Behandlung der Dienstboten - Der Dienstbotentisch - Angabe der Portionen für Gesellschaftsessen, sowie auch für den täglichen Tisch - Der Viehstand - Das Einschlachten - Das Wurstmachen - Die Wäsche - Das Anfertigen und Behandeln des Bettwerks - Häusliche Arbeiten - Verschiedenes für Küche und Vorrathskammer - Kurze Bemerkungen für die Küche - Putzen von Juwelen, Gold, Silber, Messing und anderen Metallen - Gemeinnützige Rezepte. Einband berieben und etwas fleckig, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen. Der schmale Einbandrücken stark verfleckt und mit altem handgeschriebenem Rückenschildchen. Innen fehlt der unbedruckte Vorsatz vorn, Seiten etwas fleckig, teils stock- oder leicht braunfleckig, erste Seiten mit kleinem Wasserrand außen. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 450 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Davidis, Haushalt, Haushalten, Kochen, Backen, Hausfrau, Hausfrauen, Haushaltsführung, Hausstand, Lebensmittel, Dienstboten, Putzen, Reinigen, Schlachten, Google

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        Treatise on Mills and Millwork. Part I. On the Principles of Mechanism and on Prime Movers [&] Part II. On Machinery of Transmission and the Construction and Arrangement of Mills [2 vols.]

      London: Longman, Green, Longman and Roberts. 1861 & 1865. Hardcover. Original blind stamped green cloth boards with gilt titles to spine, vol.1 rebacked with original spine laid on, corners and spine ends bumped/rubbed, inner hinges of vol.1 strengthened with binders tape, author's inscription to half-title page, errata page with some additions in contemporary hand, some scattered marginal notes in same hand, vol.2 with inscription and blind stamp to top of title pageelse internally clean and bright, illustrated with numerous in-text figures and 18 plates [14 folding]. , 8vo 8" - 9" tall, xvi + 280 [4] 24 & xviii + 292, 24 pp .

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        Vorstellung in der großen Königlich Niederländischen Zoologischen Gallerie des Thierbändigers Kreutzberg in der dazu erbauten Bude vor dem Millernthore in St. Pauli.

      Hamburg, Wörmer (1861).. Plakat mit 2 großen Holzschnitten. 143 x 64 cm. Außerordentlich seltenes und monumentales Plakat zu dem Gastspiel der Wandermenagerie des Gottlieb Christian Kreutzberg (1810 oder 1814 - 1874) in Hamburg. Der Tierschausteller Kreutzberg konnte durch den Erwerb der Tiere aus den Menagerien von Wilhelm van Aken und Anton van Aken eine ungewöhnliche Menge an wilden Tieren zeigen: Das Plakat listet u. a. auf: Einen Riesen-Elefanten, einen Zwerg-Elefanten, 6 Löwen, Königstiger, Jaguar, Panther. Leoparden, 6 Hyänen, Bären, Strauße, Pelikan, Marabus, Lämmergeier, Schlangen, Lamas und ein Zebra. Die beiden Holzschnitte, zusammen mehr als zwei Drittel des Plakates einnehmend, zeigen einen Dompteur mit dem Kopf im Maul eines Tigers, um ihn herum rastende Löwen in einer exotischen Landschaft, er selbst feuert eine Pistole ab. Darunter ist ein zweiter Dompteur zu sehen, der einen Löwen über eine mannshohe Latte springen lässt, fünf weitere Raubkatzen scheinen auf ihren Einsatz zu warten. Derweil betrachtet ein Männchen machender Bär die Szenerie! - Das oben angegebene Motto "Non plus ultra" mag bei Kreutzberg und diesem sensationellem Plakat wirklich zutreffen. Von tadelloser Gesamterhaltung!

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        Autographed Letter Signed expressing patriotism

      New York, 1861. unbound. 1 page, 7 x 4.5 inches, New York, December 28, 1861. This fine content war-date letter was written to his friend Abraham Flandrau, who was concerned about the future of the United States, in full: "Your note has just been received forwarded from Po'keepsie and I cheerfully comply with your request, expressing the hope that our beloved country entire will ere long be again bound together in bonds of fraternal Union." Small mounting remnants at the corners; otherwise near fine condition. American inventor best remembered for his development of the Morse code and for his advancements in telegraphy.

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        Le Pêcheur français - Traité de la pèche à la ligne en eau douce. Contenant: L`histoire naturelle des poissons; la pêche particulière à chacun d`eux; les moyens de découvrir les endroits où ils se tiennent; de trouver ou de composer les appâts et de les employer d´une manière assurée; les époques les plus favorables pour la pêche; la connaissance des ustensiles nécessaires, leur prix et l`art de les fabriquer et réparer.

      Paris, Moriceau et Blanchard, 1861 Kl.8°, Fronti., IV, 423 S., 20 lithogr. Tafeln davon: 12 Tafeln mit 72 versch. Abb von Fischereizubehör, 8 Tafeln mit 29 Fisch-Abb., Privat-HLdr. d. Zeit, goldgepr. Rücken, mit vier Zierbünden., Min. berieben u. bestossen, etw. stockfleckig, S. 19 m. Randeinriss, auf ca. 30 Bl. am oberen Rand leichter Wasserand, S. 423 m. kl. Randriss im Innengelenk. Insgesamt gutes Exemplar. Text frz. Sixième Edition. revue et augmentée par A. Moriceau. Fronti. nach Valette (del.). gestochen von Nargeot (sculp.). Die zwölf Tafeln zum Fischereizubehör werden separat erklärt. die Tafeln zu den Fischen enthalten jeweils die Namen der Fische. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Naturwissenschaft Biologie - Fischkunde

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        A Manual of Military Surgery, for the Use of Surgeons in the Confederate Army; with an Appendix of the Rules and Regulations of the Medical Department of the Confederate Army

      Richmond: West & Johnston, 1861. First Edition. Half Leather. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Complete with 447 pages and folding chart. (Parrish & Willingham 6111) Sound binding. Clean pages. Minor wear to the cover; mostly at corners and along spine. Post-war owner's name (Col Ezra H. Ripple, 13th Pennsylvania National Guard) on the front free endpaper. Lower corners of the first twenty and last fifty or so leaves worn away. Old tissue repairs to the folding plate. "From the outset of the war, Julian John Chisolm (1830-1903) realized that knowledge of military medicine was practically non-existent among doctors in the South. Using the knowledge gained during his time observing the treatment of soldiers wounded in the Second Italian War of Independence (1859) in Milan, Italy, Chisolm wrote and published his book, A Manual of Military Surgery: For the Use of the Surgeons in the Confederate Army With an Appendix of the Rules and Regulations of the Medical Department. First published in July 1861, the manual described how to treat specific types of wounds, construct field hospitals, and manage food, clothing, hygiene and non-surgical diseases. Later editions contained detailed illustrations showing how to perform specific procedures such as amputations. The manual became one of the most popular surgery books published by the Confederates States of America. . . ." from Civil Practice to Civil War by the Medical College of the State of South Carolina. Colonel Ripple served in several Pennsylvania units during the war. He fought at Antietam and Gettysburg and marched through Georgia with General Sherman. He was captured during the night attack upon Fort Johnson and spent ten months in Andersonville Prison until paroled in March, 1865. Scarce. As of 2015, no examples of this edition are currently available in the trade. Rare Book Hub and ABPC show only three examples of this edition have sold at auction. Parrish & Willingham located twenty examples of this edition at institutional libraries.

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        The Entire Works of John Bunyan [ Complete in 4 Volumes ]

      London: James S. Virtue , 1861. Complete in 4 volumes. Books measures 11 x 7 3/4 inches. Collation, xl,488pp, 536pp,538pp,580pp, 17 steel plates, including frontispiece, 1 large folding historical chart, 1 folding facsimile of Bunyan's will, 6 full page plates, each with 3 images. Bound in full period black leather, with ornate gilt tooling on spines, red title labels, blind tooling on boards, full marble edges, marble endpapers. Calf very light rubbed, a few small abrasion marks, very minor short wear lines on hinge joints.Bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, one folding frontis has wear lines, and has been folding incorrectly, large folding historical chart has a few short tears, slightly worn. Pages and plates in very good clean condition. A very nice set, in very attractive bindings.. Full Period Calf. Very Good Plus. Large 8vo.

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        Group of Early Laws for Kansas Territory, including several early Territorial Imprints]

      1861 - 20th-century cloth, gilt leather labels. Some labels chipped, cloth lightly soiled. Library stamps on each titlepage. Minor foxing, some scattered soiling. An extensive run of territorial laws for Kansas Territory, covering the years 1855 through 1861, including eight early territorial imprints for 1857 through 1861. The initial years of Kansas Territory, and its laws, were marked by a bloody fight between pro- and anti-slavery advocates. There is a wealth of information here on the struggles which proceeded the Civil War. The present group covers much of the territorial law until Kansas became a state in 1861. The individual titles are as follows: 1) The Statutes of the Territory of Kansas. Shawnee M.L. School: John T. Brady, 1855. vii,1058,[1]pp. Likely published in St. Louis or further east, rather than in the Territory. It is not noted in the American Imprints Inventory of Kansas imprints. 2) Laws of the Territory of Kansas, Passed at the Second Session of the General Legislative Assembly. Lecompton: R.H. Bennett, 1857. [4],378pp. American Imprints Inventory, (Kansas) 117. 3) Laws of the Territory of Kansas, Passed at the Third and Fourth Sessions of the Legislative Assembly. Lecompton: S.W. Driggs & Co., 1858. 469,[2]pp. AII, (Kansas) 183. 4) Private Laws of the Territory of Kansas, Passed at the Fourth Session of the Legislative Assembly. Lecompton: S.W. Driggs, 1858. 398,[1]pp. AII, (Kansas) 184. 5) General Laws of the Territory of Kansas, Passed at the Fifth Session of the Legislative Assembly. Lawrence: Herald of Freedom Steam Press, 1859. 720pp. AII, (Kansas) 221. 6) Private Laws of the Territory of Kansas, Passed at the Fifth Session of the Legislative Assembly. Lawrence: Herald of Freedom Press, 1859. 233pp. AII, (Kansas) 223. 7) General Laws Passed by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Kansas, at the General and Special Sessions of the Year 1860. Lecompton: S.A. Medary & S.W. Driggs, 1860. 264pp. AII, (Kansas) 252. 8) Private Laws of the Territory of Kansas, Passed at the Special Session of the Legislative Assembly. [Lecompton: S. A. Medary, [1860]. xii,455pp. AII, (Kansas) 254. 9) General Laws of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Kansas, for the Year 1861. Lawrence: Sam. A. Medary, 1861. 35,[1]pp. AII, (Kansas) 287. 10) [Laws of the Territory of Kansas]. [Washington: John T. Brady, 1856]. 822pp. Lacks first 48pp., including titlepage, containing the Organic Act. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Our First President Quickstep

      New Orleans: A. E. Blackmar & Bro, 1861. First Edition. Sheet Music. Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Complete with 8 pages including the cover. Portrait of Jefferson Davis on the front; blank verso. See Parrish & Willingham 7338. Very early Confederate sheet music composed and issued to commemorate the election of the Confederate States of America's first president. Exceptionally scarce. As of 2016, OCLC identifies only four copies held by institutional collections. No examples in the trade and only one 1964 auction record on file at the Rare Book Hub. Complete but with soiling, dampstains, wear, penciled poem inside front cover, and old tape repairs, so . . . priced accordingly.

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        Der Katzen-Raphael. Zwölf Blätter Katzengruppen. Nebst einer kurzen Lebensskizze Minds und der Nevelette: Der Katzen-Raphael von Franz Freiherrn Gaudy.

      Berlin, Schroeder 1861. Mit 12 radierten Tafeln nach Gottfried Mind. 4 (1 w.) Bl., 28 S. Bedruckter Orig.-Broschur. 28,5 x 23 cm. In einer Halblederkassette mit Rückenschild und aufgezogener faksimilierter Original-Broschur. Rümann 1394; Lonchamp 2087; Brun II, 410. - Die Radierungen von L. Bellon, E. Eichens, F. Hegi, A. Hüsener, R. Reyher und A. Schröter. - Der Berner Tier- und Figurenmaler Gottfried Mind (1768-1814), seit 1780 als Kolorist im Atelier von Samuel Freudenberger in Bern in Stellung, konnte erst nach Freudenbergers Tod 1802 seiner Vorliebe für Tierdarstellungen nachkommen. - Der Umschlag mit einigen Einrisse und Fehlstellen im Randbereich und am Rücken. Etwas gebräunt und stockfleckig, die erste Tafel stärker. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Zwei große Vorstellungen in der höheren Reitkunst, Gymnastik und Pferdedressur im Circus Gymnasticus in St. Pauli. - Außerordentliche Culbutvoltige von Herrn Christensen. Grand travail en force par Mr. Fréderique. Die Fischerfreu zu Pferde. Komische Verwandlungsscene von Mad. Virginie Halvorsen-Tourniaire. Außerordentliche Sprünge durch reifen und Ballons in der Carrière, von Mad. Virginie Halvorsen-Tourniaire. Herr Gunerius Halversen wird den von ihm erfundenen und zuerst ausgeführten Doppelbrückensprung produciren. Die komischen Intermezzos werden ausgeführt von den beiden Clowns Mr. Maurice und Mr. Gontard.

      St. Pauli, J. C. H. Hütter (1861). - Plakat auf rosa Papier. Blattgr.: 82 x 51 cm. Gunerius Halvorsen war der Direktor des ca. 1860 gegründeten ersten norwegischen Circus; seine Gattin Virginie Halvorsen-Tourniaire war eine Enkelin des Jacques Tourniaire, Begründers der weitverzweigten Kunstreiter-Dynastie.

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        L'Art pour tous: encyclopedie de l'art industriel et decoratif (16 volumes) Vols 1, 2-17

      Paris : A. Morel et Cie, 1861-1878. First Edition. Hardcover. Acceptable. 16 volumes. Contains: Volumes 1 & 2-17. Annees 1861 - 1878. 43 x 30 cm. Publisher's boards, with later spines. Internally good, with clean, unmarked pages. Hardcover. Portfolio style binding. Partially or fully detached spines for: vols. 6, 7, 10, 15, & 17. Wear to boards. University library stamps and markings. An important periodical of decorative art, in folio format. Many plates. Lacking volume 2. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

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        Sämmtliche Werke. Rechtmäßige Original-Ausgabe. Band 1-21 in 11 Bänden ( so vollständig - mit den Bänden 19-21 = Briefe 1-3 ).( beiliegend: Heine: Der Nachlaß, Hoffmann & Campe )

      Hoffmann & Campe Hamburg 1861 ( Erscheinungszeitraum 1861 - 1865, der abschließende und hier vorliegende dritte Band der Briefe erschien 1866. Die vorliegende Werkausgabe = Erste Ausgabe, WG2 / 29 ). Mit zusammen ca. 7900 Seiten. Jeweils in Ohldr mit goldgeprägtem schmalen Einbandrücken und marmoriertem Buchschnitt, 8° ( 17,5 x 11,5 cm ) Inhalt: Band 1-2: Reisebilder; 3-4: Englische Fragmente und Shakspeare\'s Mädchen und Frauen; Novellistische Fragmente; 5-7:. Über Deutschland ( Zur Geschichte der Religion und Philosophie in Deutschland; Die romantische Schule; Elementargeister und Dämonen ); 8-11: Französische Zustände ( Das Bürgerkönigsthum im Jahr 1832; Die parlamentarische Periode der Bürgerkönigthums; Kunstberichte aus Paris ); 12: Ludwig Börne. Eine Denkschrift; 13-14: Vermischte Schriften; 15-18: Dichtungen ( Buch der Lieder; Tragödien und Neue Gedichte; Atta Troll; Deutschland, ein Wintermärchen; Zeitgedichte; Romanzero; Letzte Gedichte; Nachlass-Gedichte ); 19-21: Briefe.. Einbände teils etwas berieben, Ecken und Kanten teils bestoßen ( Einbandecken teils auch stärker bestoßen ), bei Band 1 ist der schmale Einbandrücken etwas angeplatzt und das obere Kapital ist etwas ausgefranst. Die abschließenden 2 Briefbände am oberen Kapital des schmalen Einbandrückens etwas beschädigt. Innen von meist guter Erhaltung, nur wenige Seiten gering fleckig, wenige Seiten gering angeknickt. Insgesamt guter Zustand in der seltenen Halbleder-Ausgabe. Zusammen 11 Bände. ( Gesamtgewicht ca. 6500 Gramm ) ( beiliegend: Heinrich Heine: Der Nachlass - der lyrische Nachlass - der Prosa Nachlass. Teil 1 und 2 in einem Band, Hoffmann & Campe, Hamburg, 1925 mit XXX, 334 + XXXVI, 267 Seiten, mit einigen Abbildungen und Faksimiles. Ohldr mit Kopfgoldschnitt, 8° ( 21 x 14,5 cm ). Einband stärker berieben, etwas fleckig, Buchschnitt stärker stockfleckig, innen durchgehend etwas stockfleckig. ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Heine, Heinrich Heine, sämtliche, Werkausgaben, Gesamtausgaben, Google, Briefe, Erstausgaben, Bürgerkönigtum

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        Kornernte in Holstein., Öl auf Leinwand.

      1861. Signiert und datiert. 1861 - Rückseitig alter Aufkleber. - Der Landschaftsmaler und Radierer Becker war Schüler von Schirmer und Gude in Düsseldorf. Nach Verlassen der Akademie im Jahr 1860 unternahm er zahlreiche Studienreisen durch Deutschland, in die Normandie und in die Schweiz. Beckers Werk zeichnet sich vor allem durch die detailliert gestaltete figürliche Staffage aus. - Versandkosten auf Anfrage. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 11000 46 x 63,5 cm. Zeitgenössischer Goldrahmen.

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        Zwei große Vorstellungen in der höheren Reitkunst, Gymnastik und Pferdedressur im Circus Gymnasticus in St. Pauli. - Außerordentliche Culbutvoltige von Herrn Christensen. Grand travail en force par Mr. Fréderique. Die Fischerfreu zu Pferde. Komische Verwandlungsscene von Mad. Virginie Halvorsen-Tourniaire. Außerordentliche Sprünge durch reifen und Ballons in der Carrière, von Mad. Virginie Halvorsen-Tourniaire. Herr Gunerius Halversen wird den von ihm erfundenen und zuerst ausgeführten Doppelbrückensprung produciren. Die komischen Intermezzos werden ausgeführt von den beiden Clowns Mr. Maurice und Mr. Gontard.

      St. Pauli, J. C. H. Hütter (1861).. Plakat auf rosa Papier. Blattgr.: 82 x 51 cm. Gunerius Halvorsen war der Direktor des ca. 1860 gegründeten ersten norwegischen Circus; seine Gattin Virginie Halvorsen-Tourniaire war eine Enkelin des Jacques Tourniaire, Begründers der weitverzweigten Kunstreiter-Dynastie.

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        Doctor Thorne. A novel. 5th edn.

      Chapman & Hall. 1861 - 32pp cata. (Jan. 1861). Contemp. half maroon morocco, spine with raised gilt bands. v.g. See Trollope Society Catalogue 7. This copy with Presentation Inscription, ?Blanche Thwaites - From the Author? Comparison with Trollope?s hand confirms that that the inscription is by the author himself, and not made on his behalf. The identity of Blanche Thwaites remains uncertain. Bound into the following e.ps, a manuscript transcription of Alaric Watts? alliterative poem, ?An Austrian Army awfully arrayed .? It is in a similar hand to Trollope?s, but cannot be categorically attributed to him. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Dr. Scherzer").

      Cernobbio, Villa d'Este (Comer See), 12. III. 1861. - 4 SS. 8vo. An einen befreundeten Journalisten in Belgien, der ihm sein Portraitfoto gesandt hatte und bemüht war, für Scherzers "Skizzenbuch" "Aus dem Natur- und Völkerleben im tropischen Amerika" einen Verleger zu finden. ". Il est bien fâcheux, que vos demarches pour réaliser la publication de mon 'Skizzenbuch' n'aient pas encore le succes désiré mais j'espère que Mr Maquordt [?] acceptera enfin vos propositions .". - Kommt dann auf seine mehrbändige Beschreibung der "Reise der österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde" zu sprechen: ". Je viens de faire le second volume. Le premier a paru sous les auspices de l'Académie des Sciences; le second paraîtra au mois de Mai. Je vous en ferai parvenir une exemplaire et je vous prie de vouloir bien lui dedier une courte notice dans l'Independance Belge. Je crois cet ouvrage vous intéressera mais cela ne sera pas mon mérite - c'est la foule des faits que j'ai ramassés . Je vous ai fait parvenir un rapport sur la situation commerciale à l'Autriche et je vous prie de vouloir bien vous intéresser pour ce sujet. Il s'agit de reagir sur l'opinion publique, et vous trouverez que ce rapport vaut un article dans un journal Belge, principalement dans l'Indépendance .". - Ferner über einen ärgerlichen Artikel eines Wiener Autors über ein Gedicht von Goethe. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Ansicht mit der Brücke über den Ribeiro Secco in Funchal ('Brücke über den Ribeiro Secco. - Funchal.').

      - altkolorierte Lithographie v. G. Seelos n. J. Selleny gedr. v. Reiffenstein & Rösch b. L.T. Neumann in Wien, um 1861, 25,5 x 33,5 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        RECUEIL DE TOUTES LES PIECES CONNUES JUSQU'A CE JOUR DE LA FAIENCE FRANCAISE DITE DE HENRI II ET DE DIANE DE POITIERS. Dessinées par Carle Delange et lithographiées par C. Delange et C. Bornemann.

      Paris,, 1861.. In folio gr. (mm. 550x375), cartelletta mod. con legacci (cop. orig. applic. ai piatti) contenente, a fogli sciolti: bella antiporta figur. litografata in tinta, pp. 34,(2) di testo e descrizione delle illustrazioni, con una raccolta di 53 (su 54) stupende tavv. in litografia a colori. Vi sono raffigurati: ?"coupes et couvercles, gourdes, buires, bassins, salières, bouquetier, chandeliers, biberons, aiguières, etc.?"; si tratta di importanti pezzi di maiolica francese detta di ?"Henri II e di Diane de Poitiers?", realizzati fra il 1525 e il 1545. Manca la tav. 38 ?"Biberon - Collection du Prince Galitzin, à Moscou?". Edizione di soli 150 esempl. numerati su carta distinta. Il ns., 60, è molto ben conservato.

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        Vorstellung in der großen Königlich Niederländischen Zoologischen Gallerie des Thierbändigers Kreutzberg in der dazu erbauten Bude vor dem Millernthore in St. Pauli.

      Hamburg, Wörmer (1861). - Plakat mit 2 großen Holzschnitten. 143 x 64 cm. Außerordentlich seltenes und monumentales Plakat zu dem Gastspiel der Wandermenagerie des Gottlieb Christian Kreutzberg (1810 oder 1814 - 1874) in Hamburg. Der Tierschausteller Kreutzberg konnte durch den Erwerb der Tiere aus den Menagerien von Wilhelm van Aken und Anton van Aken eine ungewöhnliche Menge an wilden Tieren zeigen: Das Plakat listet u. a. auf: Einen Riesen-Elefanten, einen Zwerg-Elefanten, 6 Löwen, Königstiger, Jaguar, Panther. Leoparden, 6 Hyänen, Bären, Strauße, Pelikan, Marabus, Lämmergeier, Schlangen, Lamas und ein Zebra. Die beiden Holzschnitte, zusammen mehr als zwei Drittel des Plakates einnehmend, zeigen einen Dompteur mit dem Kopf im Maul eines Tigers, um ihn herum rastende Löwen in einer exotischen Landschaft, er selbst feuert eine Pistole ab. Darunter ist ein zweiter Dompteur zu sehen, der einen Löwen über eine mannshohe Latte springen lässt, fünf weitere Raubkatzen scheinen auf ihren Einsatz zu warten. Derweil betrachtet ein Männchen machender Bär die Szenerie! - Das oben angegebene Motto "Non plus ultra" mag bei Kreutzberg und diesem sensationellem Plakat wirklich zutreffen. Von tadelloser Gesamterhaltung!

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        Reisen in Die Felsengebirge Nord-Amerikas; Bis Zum Hoch-Plateau Von Neu-Meixco; Unternommen Als Mitglied Der Im Auftrage Der Regierung Der Vereinigten Staaaten Ausgesandten Colorado Expedition

      Leipzig: H. Costenoble, 1861. Octavo. In 2 vol. Hand colored frontispieces, Vol. I; xvi, 455pp. (1)pp ad Volume II; 406pp. and includes the placement of the color plates to both volumes with all plates present but with Humbolt's letter after dedication page. German text never translated into English. Based on Alexander von Humboldt's recommendation and Leut. Ive's own knowledge of Mollhausen, he was hired for his artistic as well as topographical expertise. Ives' party left the Colorado River at a point near the meeting of the boundaries of California, Arizona, and Nevada. Balduin Mollhausen's careful diary and sketches are the first that show both the Indians of the region and the Grand Canyon. Their guide was Mohave chief Irataba who had guided them through Mohave country in 1854 as members of the thirty-fifth parallel railroad survey. Professor David Miller translated Bollhausen's descriptions in his doctoral dissertation as follows: "My thoughts and glances were absorbed by the sublime scenery arranged into a beautiful whole by the master's hand, temples of wonderful architecture, long colonnades and powerful but delicately shaped pyramids, vast vaults, arched windows and gates." (p. 183, in David H. Miller, "The Ives' Expedition Revisited" in Journal of Arizona History (Vol. 13:3). Mollhausen and his companions were probably the first white men of record to reach the floor of the Grand Canyon in what Williams Goetzmann writes was "a sublime moment in the history of American exploration" (Army Exploration in the American West, p. 390). The marvelous hand colored woodcuts of the Grand Canyon both from the plateau and near Diamond Creek are the earliest ever published. While Ives saw the canyon as a "profitless locality" with no use to anyone, Mollhausen was overtaken with sadness as he left what he called "the most grandiose and spectacular of nature's scenes." As he and Ives left the Grand Canyon they assumed no one would ever again have reason to come to this vast place of wonder. Today Mollhausen's field sketches are an invaluable record of the nineteenth-century West and the richness of the images essential for those who treasure what became an inexhaustible place to study in all aspects from its geological and historical record to the subject of a multitude of artists besides the millions of tourists who gaze at its magnificence. Bookplate in both volumes of Fred C. Struckmeyer who was Chief Justice of the Arizona Supreme Court. Bound in ¾ black calf over cloth, slightly raised bands lettered and decorated in gilt, outer joints finely strengthened, boards lightly rubbed, dampstain to outer margins of last few leaves not affecting text. . Stuttgart library stamps to few leaves but not plates. A very good set. See [Howes M712; Wagner-Camp 362:1].

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        [EXTENSIVE LETTER ARCHIVE FROM UNION SERGEANT SAMUEL COTTER KIRKPATRICK OF THE 11th WISCONSIN VOLUNTEER INFANTRY, TO VARIOUS FAMILY MEMBERS, 1861 - 1865].

      [Wisconsin, Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, and Alabama. 1861-1865].. Approximately ninety-five letters (ranging from two to four pages each and most with original transmittal envelope), a CARTE DE VISITE of Kirkpatrick, two military documents, and additional post-war correspondence from various correspondents to Kirkpatrick family members. Also includes a typescript of Kirkpatrick's itinerary during the Civil War and copies of typed transcriptions of many of the letters. Some dampstaining and minor chipping, a couple archival tape repairs, with a handful of tears and paper loss affecting some lines of text, but most letters in good to very good condition. An outstanding Civil War letter group from a twice- wounded Wisconsin soldier who experienced much of the Civil War on the western side of the Mississippi River. Samuel Cotter Kirkpatrick, the oldest of six children of James Gilliam and Caroline Newman Kirkpatrick, was born and died in Grant County, Wisconsin. On Sept. 11, 1861, the nineteen-year-old Kirkpatrick enrolled in the 11th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry at Mineral Point, Wisconsin. He was discharged at Indianola, Texas, on Feb. 13, 1864, having attained the rank of sergeant. That same day Kirkpatrick re-enlisted and served until Sept. 4, 1865, when he was discharged at Mobile, Al. He suffered two wounds during the war: the first in the left ear at Port Gibson, Ms., about May 1, 1863, the second in the left breast by shrapnel at Big Black River, Ms., on May 17, 1863. Kirkpatrick married Caroline Mary Ritchey on April 4, 1864 and together they had five children. The 11th Wisconsin served west of the Mississippi in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas. The regiment served in Arkansas from March 1862 to March 1863, took part in the Vicksburg campaigns during the spring and summer, and then in Louisiana in the fall. In late November 1863 the regiment was transported by steamship to Point Isabel, Texas. For the next three months they fought in difficult campaigns on the Texas coast before returning to New Orleans in late February 1864. They then returned to hard campaigning in western Louisiana until they had completed their three year enlistment terms in late September 1864. Kirkpatrick had completed his full three- year term earlier that year. Kirkpatrick wrote many letters over the course of his time in the service to family members in Grant County, Wisconsin, describing his life as a soldier, his health, descriptions of the various locations of his camp, and military news. His letters date from Sept. 30, 1861 to July 17, 1865. Several excerpts are presented below, and represent only a small percentage of the excellent content contained in this extensive archive. In the first letter, dated Sept. 30, 1861, Kirkpatrick writes to a cousin from Camp Cairo [Defiance?], Illinois, exhibiting the bravado of a young soldier lacking experience in battle: "There is a bout five thousand soldiers hear now. Up the Ohio River about forty miles, there is twenty thousand more and acrost the river there is four thousand more and down the mississippi at norfork there is eight thousand more. We defy old jeff davis to come up hear and we will give him hell." A few months later on Dec. 11, 1861, Kirkpatrick writes from Camp Curtis in Sulphur Springs, Mo., in part: "I was corporal of the guard last night at 10 o'clock the picket guard was fired upon. One of them came in to camp and gave the alarm. The adjutant...gave the captains the...order for the men to fall in with musket, arm[s] and equipment. The boys fell in very quick, but some of them was scared so bad…. It was a false alarm. The cavalry [had] been out on a scout and fired on the pickets for fun. There is 300 cavalry from Wis., Milw. here now and Larabee [?] is with them. He is in our tent now...he had been in the service 4 months. He is the same old Laraby. 3 of our companies has gone 60 miles down the river to the Burnt Bridge. I was down to the banks of the river and I saw lots of the boys in swimming. That was the 7 of this month...we rip around here in our shirt sleeves. There was a squad of us went out three or four miles...we saw sum purty rough co[untry] and sum ruff gals...things was sober here last Sunday. The flag hung at half mast all day. One of our boys died on Saturday night. He was one of the Mineral Point boys. His name was Mike Bender. We buried him about three hundred yards from the camp…." The 11th Wisconsin soon found themselves facing Confederate marauders. In a four- page letter dated Jan. 11, 1862, Kirkpatrick reports: "We left Sulpher Springs the 10[th] for Victoria 20 miles down the river it is 25 miles back of the river further west. There is only 2 companies left in Camp Curtis...the Eight Regiment is all at Sulpher Springs. They are going on a march...northwest to guard the bridges. Capt. [Jesse] Miller and his company is here with us and the rest of the regiment is along the road to watch bridges. Victoria is a very nice place. It is on the railroad. The cars run from St. Louis to Pilot Knob every day and they make it a very lively little place. Victoria is the nicest place that I see[n] in Mo. I was down the railroad to a bridge with 3 men...a big red fox crossed the creek which frightened us.... We have 3 of Jeff Tomsons [Thompson's] men in our camp...that Capt. Miller has taken. They have taken the oath and have to report themselves here ever Saturday. They was here today. One of them is a boy 18 years old. It looks hard to see them. They are about skeered to death. One of them had his father with him. They said they was forced in it. They was told that they would get 24 dollars a month but they did not get anything not even their clothes. They say that Jeff Thompson's army is more like indians than anything else. One day there will be a lot of them together and the next they will be disbanded.... We had a Devel of a time yesterday. Our first lieutenant and orderly sergeant went out to a little town to get one of their boats mended and...they was surrounded. They drew out their revolvers and told them to stand off. They kept backing off and soon fell back to a bridge where some of our men was and then they was safe they came into camp and gave the alarm. We sent out 20 men. They went back to the town under the command of the first lieutenant. We marched up to the saloon and [they] began to run out and we sirkled out around town and commanded halt which they did. We took 4 horses and seven men and the rest got away. One horse that we took is supposed to be a captain's horse. He is a fine dark iron gray. The rest are scrub horses. It is supposed that there was about 30 of them...." " The 11th Wisconsin settles in Missouri, and two months later, Kirkpatrick sends news regarding mid-term elections: "[March 2, 1862]...it is lection day tomorrow down here and we started 20 men out this morning abbot 20 miles from the camp. They are to see that every man takes the oath before he comes to the poles to vote. There is another squad and the orderly sergeant going out to a little town called Hillsbur [Hillsboro], the county seat tomorrow...there was 30 of our men went down the road last thursday to relieve some of the Illinois troops. It is 20 miles from this place is called Politte [Potosi]. There is three blockhouses to build where they are and it is impossible for 30 men to go all that work and stand guard...the major [Arthur Platt] thinks that the rest of our Co. had better go down there...so after we all get back from the elction we will go.... Col. Carland at Pilot Knob is getting up a brigade. We thought that we would be put in that brigade...tuesday I seen the most mules that I ever seen. They passed a going to the Knob. There 40 cars and 18 mules in a car. They was a splendid lot of mules. Yesterday there was fifteen h[un]dred cavalrymen and horses...they are a going to join Col. Carland's Brigade. This brigade is going out into Arkansas after Old [Sterling] Price...." In an Aug. 17, 1862 letter to his father, Kirkpatrick wrote from camp in Old Town, Ar., sending news about his regiment and describing the presence of escaped slaves following his regiment and seeking work: "7 Co. out of [our] Regiment and sum of the 33 Ill. Reg gone down the river with the fleet of gunboats. Our troops is in Little Rock at last and the report is that General Hindman is a coming down White River to get Vicksburg...as our men got in 15 miles of Little Rock the rebels left and...the boats left this morning with 5 days rations. Simple Scrogen [James Simple Scoggin] died nite before last and was buried yesterday morning. He had the brain fever and was a getting along very well...we was very sorry to lose him for he has proved to be a good soldier and a good boy. We have a darkey to do all fatigue duty such as cooking, loading the wagons and cutting new roads...the negroes has meeting every Sunday. Oh Lord how they dress nice with white silk stockings. [If] one see[n] the legs of them [they] would think it was somebody. Oh golly how they strut. The officers don't let any stay in camp without [being] employed. Some of them comes to the general and swear that they have worked on fortifications that beaver seen a fortification." Still stationed in Old Town, Ar., he writes on Sept. 11, 1862: "We have been down the river on another cotton expedition to Laconia it is on the Arkansas side there was 7 Cos out of our Reg and 6 of the 33 Ill Reg. We went down on the Emma and the 33 went on the Starr. Our Co. and Co. K took the hurricane deck...we found 3 acres of watermelon 2 Cos. of cavalry found them and the officers put a guard over them the Captain of the Cavalry came to Col. Hoag and told...it was impossible to keep the boys out of the patch. The Col. went and seen the man that owned the melons and the Col. told him to let the boys have the melons and he would guard his property...we was here thursday a hunting cotton. They had burned the most of it. We only got about 100 bales...we was at several splendid plantations. One in particular it was a very large plantation and splendid buildings and about 200 blacks. The yard was most like the yard around the academy in Plattsville…. things look very dark on our side...[referring to the Antietam campaign] if the rebels gets into Washington it will make Old Abe prick up his ears...the report is that they have had another fite at Bull Run and licked us a very bloody battle. A great many lives lost...there was 4 boats went down... loaded with prisoners for Vicksburg to be exchanged. As they passed they hollered for Bull Run No. 2 and for Jeff Tomson..." In a letter dated Sept. 24, 1862, Kirkpatrick describes a skirmish in which two contrabands are killed: "Camped in 6 miles of Helena, Ark...we have moved our camp again it is a flat country on the bank of the river in an old field…. Six Cos of the 33 Ill. Reg was down the river after cotton. They did not come out so well...as they was coming back the rebels got a battery planted back of the levy and as our boat came up they fired into her several times and would have captured our boat if it had not been for a Ram that was ahead. It heard the firing and came back. We fired into them several times...we must have killed several as...our men [that] could see them thought there was about 2500. They outnumbered us...our loss was 2 men out of the battery and 4 men out of the 33 Ill and 2 negroes…. [T]he fleet is just returning from Vicksburg...Old McClellan's clan was giving the rebels gas in Vir...got a letter from A. F. Niles and he wrote that he was afraid of being drafted...such men as that helped bring on this war and now they are the last to take hold and help squash it. We are under marching orders...we are ordered to Memphis...." By 1863, Kirkpatrick's confidence in Union victory had dimmed considerably. He writes a long letter describing foraging campaigns, an ambush, and an amputation: "Camp on the Current River, Mo., Jan. 1, 1863.... General Daverson [Union Brig. Gen. John Wynn Davidson] came here and when he came into camp we fired a general's salute…. [W]e have the pontoon bridge laid across the river...and we send out a train everyday a foraging.... [L]ast Sabbath we started out to forage from the 11th and 33 Ill. under command of Lieutenant [Eli H.] Mix of our Reg and the other in command of Lieutenant [Spencer P.] Wright of the 24 Mo. Reg. They went out from the river some 9 miles. Mix got his train loaded and started for camp. There was not corn enough in that field to load both trains. There was another field close by so Lieutenant Wright took the remainder intu the other field and Mix went to camp. He had not gone very far when he heard considerable firing...he sent into camp for reinforcements which was sent out on the double quick...our Co had to go and Co. G...and 2 companies out of the 33 Ill...and one Co. of the first Wisconsin and 2 parts...of 13 Ill. Cavalry...the Secesh had out numbered them and taken them all prisoners, Lieutenant Wright and 21 privates and 7 wagons and all the teamsters...the cavalry pressed them and when they got up to them the rebels was too strong for our men. They numbered between 8 and 9 hundred so they got away with all when the scrimage tuck place. We found 2 men dead of the rebels and they wounded 4 of our men, one so bad that they had to take his leg off. I seen the doctor take it off. It looked pretty rough. We went to camp for an ambulance to haul the wounded...we got started at 8 o'clock. It was pretty dark and a awful road, lots of streams...we got into camp at 11...there is 9 thousand rebels at Pokahontas...the rebels is three times as thick now as they was when we went through heer last spring...our force is as follows. The 11 Wis. and the 33 Ill and 8 Indiana...18 and the 24 and several other regiments enough to make eight regiments of infantry and we have part of the first Wis. Cavalry and 13 Ill Cavalry...we have four batteries. The largest piece of cannon is a 18 pounder.... [W]e do not let citizens in camp without particular business and then they are blindfolded and taken to head quarters and taken out the same way...this war is not turned out as I thought.... I believe that the Southern Confederacy will be established before 2 years...we never hear the Union mentioned now days...the minds of the private soldier is changed considerable in the last six months...." Kirkpatrick's mood begins to brighten while in Vicksburg: "This is a beautiful morning and the old canon is roaring as usual. We haint took Vitsburg yet and I cant tell how long it will take but we are bound to have it. We can hold the works that we have got and in three months they will be out of grub from ther owns mens tales that have deserted and come over in our lines.... It is a beautiful site to knite to see the mortar boats a shelling the town." His mood had improved immensely by July 5, 1863, when he wrote from a camp outside Vicksburg and informed his parents of the fall of city: "I sit down this fine afternoon to let you now that I am alive and the best of all to let you know that Vicksburg is ours. The morning of the third at 8 oclock in the morning the Rebels came over to our lines with a flag of Truce and wanted to make a compromise but Grant said no. I will have it in a few days without so he sent the flag back and comenced firing again and at 3 oclock it came out again and the firing was stopped all along the line and we did not know what was up but we thought they had surrended but did not know it till next morning at 8 oclock and therr was a white flag run up over the fort.... Dear parents it would do you good to hear us cheer. It was the best feeling fourth to me that I ever injoyed." After Vicksburg, Kirkpatrick spends about three months in Texas, at Point Isabel, Matagorda Bay, and Indianola. His first letter from Texas, on Dec. 2, 1863, describes his landing at Point Isabel, and the environment in Texas, including easy access to livestock. It reads, in part: "There was only 4 companys of our Reg that got off the Scott out to the Banks...the rest of our command went to Corpas Cristia [Corpus Christi] 100 miles from here. The military Governor of Texas was on bord with us...he is a brigadier general...his name is General Hamilton.... We are close to the mouth of the Rio grand. We can see the french fleet from here. There is lots of Mexicans comes in ever day with coten...there is getting quite a pile of it here.... We are living fine now. We went out and killed 2 small beefs. Beef is splendid this time a year. The report came yesterday that the balance of our Detachment has taken several pieces of artillery and several hundred prisners. I hope it is so." A week later, Kirkpatrick describes a skirmish with the Confederates: "The first Brigade in our Division had a little brush here with the Rebels. They had a splendid fort here. It mounted 7 large size guns. It is a splendid fort and would bin hard to taken if the rebels had stood but they fell back to Corpes Cristia [Corpus Christi] that is about 30 miles from here but I dont think they will make mutch of a stand short of Galveston. That is about one hundred and 30 miles from here and we cant move soon for the want of transportation." In Indianola in February 1864, and perhaps anticipating his discharge on the 13th of that month, Kirkpatrick writes about his life as a soldier, and about continuing in the military: "The way I look at it, it is as good a thing as a single man can do. I think that I will try it. I have always had my health good and I can make more money a-soldiering and easery [easier] than i can any where else. I can get 17 dolars a month and bord and clothes and $400 and 2 dolars bounty. That is purty good.... And another thing I dont think that the war will last three more years. And as for soldiering in time of peace that is good enough for me. But there is a great deal of hardships that a soldier has to endure and a great deal of danger. But he must run his chance. I have bin in 7 fights and it is true that I had a slight wound but I was lucky.... Our men is busy fortifing Powderhorn building forts and diging rifle pits. I dont think there will be a moove made here for some time proba[bly] next month. We can see rebels ever day out on the Prairie." He spends most of 1864 in Louisiana, variously at Carrollton, Tigerville, Brashier City, and Bayou Ramus. He reports on the Atlanta campaign in a letter from Aug. 7, 1864: "I would like if the war was over. They seem to sold out to the last in the East. It seems that General Sherman had an awful fite at Atlanta. Our loss was heavy but the enemy greater." Kirkpatrick spends 1865 in Alabama, mostly near Montgomery, where he writes his last letter on July 17. In addition to Kirkpatrick's letters, present in the archive is a CDV of the young soldier, with a pencil notation on the verso reading, "Uncle Samuel Cotter Kirkpatrick," a document mustering him into the 11th Wisconsin as a first corporal, and also a handwritten list of officers, from captain down to eighth corporal, of "Tanner's Guards" (nickname for the 11th Wisconsin), that appears to be in Kirkpatrick's hand. He lists himself, of course, as first corporal. Accompanying Kirkpatrick's war-dated letters are about ninety later letters from various correspondents to certain members of the Kirkpatrick family, seemingly unrelated to Samuel. A monumental collection of correspondence for study of the Trans-Mississippi West during the Civil War.

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        Ulysses Grant, in an early war-dated ALS, heartily approves Col Leonard Ross' orders to his regiment enforcing strict discipline in camp

      Cairo, [Illinois], September 17, 1861. 7.5" x 7". "Early War-date Autograph Letter Signed, ""U.S. Grant Grig. Gen Com,"" 1 page, 7.5"" x 7"", Cairo, [Illinois], September 17, 1861 to Colonel Leonard Fulton Ross, in command of Fort Jefferson. Minor partial separation at lower horizontal fold, light soiling, trimmed edges, mounting remnants along verso of top margin, else fine condition.In the early months of the Civil War, the Union call to arms met an enthusiastic and spirited response. However, most of those who heeded the call had never served as professional soldiers, and camp discipline proved shaky at best. On September 16, Colonel Leonard Fulton Ross, who, like Grant, was a veteran of the Mexican War, issued a detailed set of orders to bring his unruly men under control. Of the twenty-one items listed in the orders Ross issued on September 16, 1861 as his men encamped on the Kentucky side of the river, three dealt with the improper discharge of weapons?"a significant problem among young, raw recruits. Article 11 warned that ""The discharging of arms... will be considered evidence of an attack, and the command will immediately prepare for action."" Ross ordered that gambling was to be strictly prohibited; peddlers were not allowed to vend in the camp without permission; and ""drunkenness"" was prohibited and ""the use of all kinds of intoxicating liquors be avoided among both officers and men."" (The Iowa Historical Record, 1888, 4:161-163)Grant wholeheartedly approved of Ross' orders, writing, in full: ""Col. Your orders meet with my entire approval, I hope you will see them enforced."" At this early point in the war Grant had just been appointed to his first command post and had established his headquarters in Cairo earlier in September. Two weeks earlier he had led his troops to a peaceful capture of Paducah, Kentucky, which gave the Union control of the mouth of the Tennessee River. He soon met his first test in combat with the Battle of Belmont in November, moving from Cairo across the Mississippi River to attack the Confederate stronghold at Columbus, Kentucky. Grant?s victory in this fight first brought him to the attention of President Abraham Lincoln as one of the few Union officers willing to fight, paving the way for his future as the Union Army?s commanding general.Ross (1846-1901) would continue to serve in the Western theater, seeing action at Fredericktown in October 1861 and in April 1862 at the Battle of Shiloh. He would be promoted to brigadier general of volunteers soon after the April 1862 battle and resigned his commission on July 22, 1863. "

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        UNCLE SAM PROTECTING HIS PROPERTY AGAINST THE ENCROACHMENTS OF HIS COUSIN JOHN

      [Philadelphia?], 1861. Small marginal tears repaired by tape, not affecting image; uniformly tanned. About very good. Matted. A cutting political print, criticizing British assistance to the Confederate cause in the early days of the Civil War. The importance of southern cotton to the British economy caused many to fear that England would recognize the independence of the Confederacy, or offer material support to the rebels. Issued a year before United States-British relations would become strained over the controversy surrounding the British construction of rebel war ships, this print displays the northern anxiety over any material advantage that the British might give the Confederacy. The print shows "Uncle Sam," in the guise of Abraham Lincoln in a Union uniform, grabbing "John Bull" (Great Britain) by the scruff of the neck as he tries to escape over a fence. John Bull holds a handful of cotton plants in his hand, and other plants are seen in the right side of the image. The artist has camouflaged several black faces in his renderings of cotton plants. The Englishman's lower legs are made of "Armstrong's patent" cannons, referring to a type of English-made gun used by the Confederates. Uncle Sam tells him, "John, you lost your non-interfering principle, I'll lay it on your back again." In his right hand the American holds a large stick reading: "Principle of Non-Enterference." A rooster with the head of the French leader, Napoleon III, straddles the fence (French neutrality seeming tentatively secured). A scarecrow is seen in the background bearing a sign reading: "All persons trespassing these premises, will be punished according to Law." Hanging from the arms of the scarecrow are the lifeless bodies of Confederate president Jefferson Davis, and Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard. OCLC locates only two copies, at the Library of Congress and the American Antiquarian Society. A rare and powerful print illustrating a crucial aspect of Civil War diplomacy.

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        Vollständiger Universal Handatlas der neueren Erdbeschreibung über alle Theile dser Erde in 114 Blättern herausgegeben von Dr, K. Sohr und F. Handtke – 5. Auflage vermehrt und verbessert durch Dr. Heinrich Berghaus -

      Glogau Verlag von C. Flemming 1861 großes Folioformat Querformat,Halbleder gebunden mit starken Gebrauchsspuren, 114 ganzseitige farbige Kartenblätter etwas stockfleckig, die ersten 8 Blätter mit Randläsuren, Blatt 7 und 8 lose – mit der Texas Karte, Texas wurde kurz zuvor US-staat ( Vitrine )*JPG-Bild verfügbar / JPG available / JPG possible Versand D: 0,50 EUR

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        CONSIDERATIONS ON REPRESENTATIVE GOVERNMENT

      Parker, Son and Bourn, London 1861 - VIII, 340, [4] pp. Original tan blindstamped cloth, title in gilt on spine. Original mat coated tan endpapers. Uncut. Mild foxing of first and last leave very minor bumping at head and foot of spine, further a copy in almost pristine state. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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