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        Storia della chiesa di Napoli provata con monumenti. Libri cinque.

      Naples, Stabilimento tipografico strada Banchi-Nuovi, 1861.. Large 4to. 621, (7) pp. With 8 lithogr. plates. Near-contemporary blue marbled half calf with giltstamped crest of the Ducs de Luynes to spine. Marbled endpapers.. First edition of this study of the church history of Naples, from antiquity to the 18th century. The plates show ancient murals. - Occasional slight browning; a good copy. From the library of the Ducs de Luynes at the Chateau de Dampierre: their bookplate reproducing the arms of Charles Marie d'Albert de Luynes (1783-1839), 7th Duc de Luynes, on pastedown. - ICCU SBL\0406783. OCLC 5969921.

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        Very Rare Letter Signed by SEBASTIAN DE YRADIER, the Basque Composer of LA PALOMA, One of the Most Popular Songs Ever Written

      1861 - YRADIER, SEBASTIAN DE. (1809-1865). Basque composer known for La Paloma, one of the most popular songs ever written. LS. ("Sebastian de Yradier"). 1p. 8vo. Madrid, November, 1861. To French music publisher L[EOPOLD] HEUGEL (d.1883). In French with translation. "I just received your much appreciated note of the 7th, and am pleased to inform you that I am hereby happy to authorize you to publish my song, Las amonestaciones, in French and Spanish with all the modifications that you deem fitting, provided that my name is listed and that I retain ownership of this song. With my highest regard. You can send me the 150 frc when it suits you; that is the price that Editions de Paris has paid me for other songs and for the same conditions." After visiting Cuba around 1860, Yradier composed La Paloma, a habanera, or Cuban dance number, whose popularity extended around the world and became a favorite melody of Maximilian of Mexico. Yradier's "popular Spanish songs were immensely successful in both Europe and the Americas, and were performed by Viardot, Patti and other famous singers," (The New Grove Dictionary). Another of Yradier's habaneras, El Arreglito, was mistaken for a folk song by Georges Bizet who had used it in his opera Carmen in 1875. It became the work's most famous aria and Bizet was obliged to credit Yradier who had died ten years earlier. Jacques Léopold Heugel first published music in 1839 and his catalogue included works by Massenet, Delibes and Offenbach. Heugel was absorbed by Éditions Alphonse Leduc in 1980 and is still well respected for its critical editions. A very rare letter signed by the composer of one of the most popular songs ever written. Folded and in very good condition. * All our items are sent via Federal Express. Additional postage may be requested. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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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 ) [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A PILGRIMAGE TO MY MOTHERLAND. [First Edition in the original binding]

      New York / Philadelphia:: Thomas Hamilton / The Author,, 1861. First Edition. Very Good. Very Good First Edition First Printing in the original blind stamped brown cloth binding with soil to front cover. Gilt lettering spine dulled but legible. Spine tips archivally renewed. Complete with the tinted lithographic image of the author which is edge worn, not affecting image. Original tissue guard present. Original lithographed map tipped to recto third endpaper as issued with some offsetting. Sm. 8vo. 145, [1 blank] [note 3 blank front & rear endpapers as issued].

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        [OUTSTANDING GROUP OF TWENTY-FIVE DOCUMENTS RELATING TO CHINESE INDENTURED SERVANTS IN CUBA, 1861 - 1878]

      [Various places in Cuba, 1861-1878].. Twenty-five partially-printed documents completed in manuscript, one to three pages each. Some edge wear and chipping, minor spotting, some toning. Overall, very good. A remarkable collection of documents relating to indentured servitude in 19th-century Cuba. Formal slavery persisted in Cuba until 1886, but from the mid- 19th century it was accompanied by a significant population working in indentured servitude. Cuba's massive sugar industry had consumed huge imports of African slaves in the 18th century. The abolition of the slave trade in 1808, vigorously enforced by the British Navy, meant that a new source of labor was necessary. Indentured servitude filled this gap. Unlike the earlier waves of European immigrants who travelled to the New World as indentured servants, Asia was now the primary source. ^Between 1848 and 1874, 125,000 Chinese indentured servants arrived in Cuba alone - a figure outstripped only by the number who indentured themselves in California. "Some contemporaries and later historians...have condemned the servitude of the Asians as a thinly disguised revival of slavery. These critics have pointed to a variety of abuses to which the Asians were subjected, both legally - with severe laws governing absenteeism, vagrancy, and insufficient work - and illegally, in the form of harassment by vicious masters. Yet other observers have defended the system as a boon to the Asian workers. Voluntary reindenture at the end of their terms was common among the migrants, suggesting that many Asians judged the system to be beneficial to them" - Drescher. ^The documents in this collection are all partially- printed government documents, all completed in manuscript, with thirteen counter-signed in Chinese characters. The territories involved range across northern Cuba, from Guanajay to Sagua La Grande, and some places in-between, such as Havana, Cardenas, Matanzas, and Colon. Collectively they document the forms and details of Asian indentured servitude in Cuba, an area deserving of detailed study by students of slavery and servitude in the New World. ^An interesting collection of documents, providing a glimpse into the culture of slavery and indentured servitude in Cuba during the late 19th century. Seymour Drescher & Stanley L. Engerman, eds., A HISTORICAL GUIDE TO WORLD SLAVERY (New York, 1998), pp.140-42, 239-42.

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        Beadle's American 6d Library/Beadle's Dime Library. 10 volume set

      London: Beadle & Co, 1861. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First English Edition. 10 volumes (not a complete run) of Beadle's Dime/American Library. Undated first British issues, c1861 - 1865. Volume 3 contains Edward S. Ellis: Bill Biddon, Trapper; or Life in the Northwest & Edward S. Ellis: Nathan Todd; or, The Fate of the Sioux' Captive & Mrs Metta V. Victor: Uncle Ezekiel and His Exploits on Two Continents & A. J. H. Duganne: Massasoit's Daughter; or The French Captive. Volume 8 contains Mrs Frances Fuller Barritt: Alicia Newcome: or, The Land Claim. A Tale of the Upper Missouri & Edward S. Ellis The Hunter's Cabin. An Episode of the Early Settlements of Southern Ohio & Henry J. Thomas: The Block House; or, The Wrong Man. A Tale of the Early Settlements & Henry J. Thomas: The Aliens. A Tale of the Great Kanawha Valley. Volume 9 contains Mrs Ann S. Stephens: Esther: A Story of the Oregon Trail & Mrs M. A. Denison: Ruth Margerie. A Romance of the Revolt of 1689 & Edward S.Ellis: Oonomoo the Huron & Mrs Metta V. Victor: The Gold Hunters: A Picture of Western Character and Pike's Peak Life. Volume 10 contains Mrs Mary A. Denison: Florida; or, The Iron Will. A Tale of Today & Ned Buntline: The White Wizard; or, The Great Prophet of the Seminoles & Mrs Ann S. Stephens: Mary Derwent; A Tale of the Early American Settlers. Volume 11 contains Mrs Ann S. Stephens: Ahmo's Plot; or, The Governor's Indian Child & AUTHOR OF MADGE WYLDE: Mabel Meredith: or, Hates and Loves & Warren St John: Single Eye: A Story of King Phillip's War & N. C. Iron: The Two Guards. Volume 12 contains A. J. H. Duganne: The Peon Prince A Tale of Mexico & Edward S. Ellis: Kent, the Ranger; or, The Fugitives of the Border & A. J. H. Duganne: The King's Man: A Tale of South Carolina in Revolutionary Times & Warren St John: The Scout. Volume 13 contains: Wm Jared Hall: The Slave Sculptor: A Tale of the Aztecs & Mrs Ann S. Stephens: Mahaska, the Indian Princess: A Tale of the Six Nations & Henry J. Thomas: Laughing Eyes: A Tale of the Natchez & Edward S. Ellis: Irona; or, Life on the South-west Border. Volume 14 contains Decatur Paulding: The Brigantine; or Admiral Lowe's Last Cruise. A Tale of 1873 & Henry J. Thomas: The Wrecker's Prize & Edward S. Ellis: Indian Jim: A Tale of the Minnesota Massacre & Mrs Metta V. Victor: Myrtle; or, The Child of the Prairie. Volume 16 contains John S. Warner: The Wreck of the Albion: A Tale of the Sea & Mrs Metta V. Victor: Joe Daviess' Client; or, Courting in Kentucky & Mary A. Denison: The Cuban Heiress; or, Prisoner of La Vintresse & Edward S. Ellis: The Hunter's Escape: A Tale of the North-West in 1862. Volume 17 contains M. Hopewell: Legends of the Missouri and Mississippi. Part One & Part Two & Ned Buntline: Thayendanegea, the Scourge; or, The War-Eagle of the Mohawks & O. J. Victor: The Life of Garibaldi. 10 volumes uniformly bound mid-C19th brown leather over cloth covered boards Cloth varies slightly on later volumes); raised bands, gilt decorations and dark red leather title labels on spine; all edges marbled. Each individual title has a frontispiece and is 120 - 130 pages long. Lightly scuffed on corners, a few pencilled notes, a very good set. 10 volumes from the extensive series of dime novels originally published by Beadle in New York, here issued from the publisher's London office at 44 Paternoster Row. A heavy 10 volume set. Postage as indicated (ie no additional charge for heavy weight). delivery will be by courier only to destinations outside UK (not possible to PO Box addresses).

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        Report Upon the Colorado River of the West

      Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office. Very Good. 1861. Hardcover. This first book to deal with the Colorado River predates Powell's exploration by 10 years. The Ives report is also one of the first descriptions of the Grand Canyon and of the area's native inhabitants. Many of the sketches have exaggerated views of dark and narrow canyons, reflecting how strange the landscape must have looked to these early explorers. Twelve full-page engravings, one profile, seven color plates, and 41 woodcuts. Missing the two scarce shaded geologic maps, as is common. Rebacked using original spine and boards. Some surface staining to boards, gilt rubbed. Edges rubbed, corners bumped. Farquhar 21, Howes I-94, Wagner-Camp 375.; Book; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall .

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        The American Civil War as illustrated in The Illustrated London News, in the year 1861.

      Illustrated London News,, London: 1861 - Two half yearly volumes for the year 1861 of this influential and popular illustrated newspaper, with important content and many engravings, the beginning of the US Civil War from the British perspective.Content includes an engraving of Jefferson Davis, "President of the Southern Confederacy of America" with article on p248; Other articles, illustrations include: Disunion in the United States; The Secession Movement in America; Map of Charleston Harbour; A Slave Auction in Virginia; John Anderson Fugitive Slave in Canada; The Hon. Jefferson Davis, President of the Southern Confederacy of America; General Winfield Scott, Commander in Chief of the United States' Forces; The Crowd at Baltimore Waiting for Mr. Lincoln, President of the United States; President Lincoln Delivering his Inaugural Address in front of the Capitol at Washington; Slaves for Sale: A Scene in New Orleans, The Dandy Slave; Interior of an American Railway-Car; The Secession of Virginia, and the American Civil War; Mass Meeting in Union Square, New York; The Future of Cotton. Unionist Scouting Party in the Virginia Woods; Attack on the Pickets of the Garibaldi Guard on the East Branch of the Potomac; Capture of a U.S. Dragoon; 'Contraband' of War; Battle of Bull's Run; Texas Rangers; Bringing in the federal wounded after the skirmish at Lewinsville, VA; Fort Ochacoke; General McClelland, Commander in Chief of the Federal Forces.4to. Vol. I 622pp; Vol. II 676pp, (with Christmas supplement). Three quarter black calf with green cloth boards, gilt title on spine. Edges worn, a bit rubbed at spine. Internally clean, binding tight. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La bouillie (The Porridge)

      - Paris, Gazette des Beaux-Arts (impr. A. Delâtre), 1861. 21,5 x 16 cm. Eau-forte originale / Original etching. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. * Langue : Français

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        [Op. 14]. Tarentelle. Autograph musical manuscript for piano, two hands

      [1861]. Oblong folio (325 x 255 mm). Disbound. 8 pp. on two bifolia. Notated in black ink on 10-stave music paper. First leaf extended at lower margin with a ca. 23 mm. strip of paper laid down carrying an additional system (eight measures) of music; verso of extension blank. With numerous annotations in different hands, in pencil, blue pencil, red crayon, and purple ink.Autograph caption to upper right corner of first page: "Tarentelle comp. par N. Rubinstein." Tempo to upper left corner: "Presto." Heading "Tarantella" to beginning of fifth system (m. 33). Unsigned.Literals in pencil, in all likelihood in the hand of the editor or engraver: "Tarentelle" to head of first page; "Nicolas Rubinstein, Op. 14." "Stich Wie [illegible] to left margin; "Verlag und Eigenthum von Bartholf Senff" to lower margin in pencil, barely legible. Literals in blue pencil: "herunterst..."[continuation illegible] to p. 2; in red crayon: one illegible word to first system (?"Richtma?"). Engraver's markup for layout of plates in pencil, apparently in two layers. Notational corrections in blue pencil and red crayon. [?]Shelfmark in purple ink to upper left corner of first page: "Fol: 6286."Somewhat worn, soiled and browned; creased at folds; repairs to extension of first leaf. . The is the only known autograph of Nikolay Rubinstein's Tarentelle (or Tarantella) op. 14, his most popular work, and the only one to have been published in multiple modern editions. Unlike his older brother Anton, Nikolay Rubinstein composed relatively little music. Pazd?rek, vol. xxvi, p. 662, lists about 20 works, all for piano.The annotation to the foot of page 1 identifies the manuscript as the engraver's copy for the first edition, published by Bartholf Senff in Leipzig (PN 287; [1861]). The annotation is barely legible, but obviously identical (same words, same hand) with the annotation to the foot of the first page of the autograph of Nikolay Rubinstein's Polka, op. 15, at the Morgan Library, New York (accession number: Cary 578). The paper would appear to be the same as that of the first leaf of op. 15 (the further leaves of op. 15 are different).Senff's first edition has 13 pages of music, while the engraver's markup to the present manuscript indicates a total of 19 pages. Presently, the only known editions with 19 pages are those of the four-hands arrangement. It is possible that the numbers refer to Senff's later four-hand edition; the present manuscript, however, does not contain any hint of the massive additions to the musical text (such as octave doublings) characteristic of the four-hand version. The Jurgenson edition for four hands (PN 6112, from the 1890s, accessible via IMSLP) does not include the notational corrections to the present copy but does include the eight extra measures found on the extension of the first leaf. "Russian pianist, conductor, teacher, and arts administrator, [Nikolay Rubinstein, brother of Anton Rubinstein] studied piano with Theodor Kullak and Alexandre Villoing in Moscow and theory with Siegfried Dehn in Berlin... One of the greatest pianists of the second half of the nineteenth century, he mostly performed in Moscow. He championed Russian music and premiered many works by Tchaikovsky, who dedicated his First Symphony and Second Piano Concerto... to Rubinstein; on Rubinstein's death, he composed his Piano Trio 'to the memory of a great artist.' Balakirev dedicated his Islamey to Nikolay Rubinstein [who premiered it in St. Petersburg in 1869]. Rubinstein also contributed to the emergence of a Russian school of conducting. He premiered Tchaikovsky's first four symphonies, Romeo and Juliet... and Eugene Onegin. He was one of the founders of the Moscow branch of the Russian Musical Society, whose concerts he conducted from 1860, and of the Moscow Conservatory (1866). His most famous students were Sergey Taneyev and Alexander Siloti." Muzykal'nyi entsiklopedicheskii slovar', 1990."It is difficult to say which [of the Rubinstein brothers] was the better pianist. In every way as different as the brothers were in personal appearance—the one dark, almost to blackness; the other vary fair—so different was their playing. The playing of Nicholas [Nikolay] was more like that of Tausig, only warmer and more impulsive. Perhaps Anton Rubinstein was the more inspired player of the two, but he was unequal. Nicholas never varied; his playing both in private and in public was always the same, and he kept up the same standard of excellence." Emil von Sauer, quoted in Harold Schonberg, The Great Pianists, p. 279.Rubinstein's most notable appearance abroad was at the Exposition Universelle in Paris on 1878, where he conducted several concerts and played Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto. The only holding of Nikolay Rubinstein manuscripts within North America is that of his op. 15 at the Morgan Library cited above. His autograph manuscripts are exceedingly rare to the market.

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        Die Gestüte und Meiereien Seiner Majestät des Königs Wilhelm von Württemberg.

      Stuttgart, Ebner & Seubert, [1861].. Large 8vo. (4), XVI, 220, 8 pp. With 7 colour plates (some folding) and numerous text illustrations. Publisher's blind- and giltstamped orange cloth.. Rare first edition of this study of the famous stud of Wilhelm, King of Württemberg. W. R. Brown states that the Royal stud was run from 1852 to 1871 by Baron Julius von Hügel, who purchased valuable stock from the Egyptian stud of Abbas Pasha, "thus raising it to the highest standard of excellence" (The Horse of the Desert, p. 161/166). Al Khamsa researchers relied upon this text as a source for the Al Khamsa Arabians II Europa Foundation Stock information. While a reprint was produced in 1973, the book has not been published in an English translation; Judith Forbis (The Classic Arabian Horse, p. 137) explains that her summary statements about von Hügel's book are based upon a private translation by author Erika Schiele. - Old ownership "Pabst" to flyleaf. Some foxing throughout, still a good copy. - Not in Huth.

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        HISTORIA GENERAL DE ESPAÑA Y DE SUS INDIAS

      Libreria Española - España. 1861. Primera edición. Pasta española. 28X22. Vol. I 426Pág. Vol. II 587Pág. Vol. III 658Pág. Vol. IV (765Pág. Vol. V 782Pág Vol. VI 684Pág. Vol. VII Pág 685-1399Pág. Profusamente ilustrada de bellas láminas grabadas y mapas. Espectacular edición. Ref A 8. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An amazing Civil War collection of thirteen large salt-print photographs of Union soldiers, housed in a period ledger with excellent examples of patriotic ephemera including song sheets, broadsides, stationery and more!

      [Philadelphia], 1861 - 1865. 10" x 11.5". "A Civil War period ledger book filled with period photographs and ephemera including patriotic song sheets, stationery, flyers, a manuscript muster roll, as well as thirteen large-format salt-print photographs, most of which depict Union soldiers early in the conflict. Based on the contents, the material was collected by a resident of Philadelphia. Most of the photographs and papers have been mounted to the album pages with some expected wear, one of the photographs has been hand-painted and another bears some uneven toning, else very good condition overall. The album itself is chipped along the boards with portions of the spine missing, and front board detached. Of particular interest in this volume are the thirteen large-format salt-print photographs, most of which measure 6"" x 8.25"" and appear to have been taken in the early part of the war. Particularly stirring is a full-length portrait of a member of the Anderson Cavalry staring directly at the camera and holding his sword. Another photograph depicts E.W.C. Greene, a correspondent for the Philadelphia Evening Transcript posing with Captain Thomas Hawksworth of the 20th Pennsylvania (""Scott's Legion."") Another compelling image is that of Major General B. F. Kelly seated, posing with his family in 1859. Also of interest is a muster roll recording members of Graham's Missouri Cavalry Company, recording the names of 67 members and their dispositions between August 20 and August 31, 1861. The album also contains some excellent examples of patriotic letterheads and envelopes, prints by Charles Magnus, patriotic song sheets, as well as cartoons cut from newspapers. Particularly compelling is a October 1861 broadside promoting a ""GRAND EXHIBITION IN AID OF THE COOPER SHOP VOLUNTEER REFRESHMENT SALOON,"" which featured ""Mammoth Stereoscopic Views of the Southern Rebellion, Each Displayed on 400 square feet of Canvass, at the Mechanic's Institute ..."" As a whole, the material presents an optimistic view of the future from early in the war, when most people in the north anticipated a rapid and easy victory. "

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

      [Philadelphia?]: E. Stauch, 1861. - Uncolored lithograph, 12x 15 1/2 inches. 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. REILLY, AMERICAN POLITICAL PRINTS, 1861-39. WEITENKAMPF, p.132. OCLC 299946808, 191120248.

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        [Op. 14]. Tarentelle. Autograph musical manuscript for piano, two hands

      [1861]. Oblong folio (325 x 255 mm). Disbound. 8 pp. on two bifolia. Notated in black ink on 10-stave music paper. First leaf extended at lower margin with a ca. 23 mm. strip of paper laid down carrying an additional system (eight measures) of music; verso of extension blank. With numerous annotations in different hands, in pencil, blue pencil, red crayon, and purple ink. Autograph caption to upper right corner of first page: "Tarentelle comp. par N. Rubinstein." Tempo to upper left corner: "Presto." Heading "Tarantella" to beginning of fifth system (m. 33). Unsigned. Literals in pencil, in all likelihood in the hand of the editor or engraver: "Tarentelle" to head of first page; "Nicolas Rubinstein, Op. 14." "Stich Wie [illegible] to left margin; "Verlag und Eigenthum von Bartholf Senff" to lower margin in pencil, barely legible. Literals in blue pencil: "herunterst..."[continuation illegible] to p. 2; in red crayon: one illegible word to first system (?"Richtmaß"). Engraver's markup for layout of plates in pencil, apparently in two layers. Notational corrections in blue pencil and red crayon. [?]Shelfmark in purple ink to upper left corner of first page: "Fol: 6286." Somewhat worn, soiled and browned; creased at folds; repairs to extension of first leaf.. The is the only known autograph of Nikolay Rubinstein's Tarentelle (or Tarantella) op. 14, his most popular work, and the only one to have been published in multiple modern editions. Unlike his older brother Anton, Nikolay Rubinstein composed relatively little music. Pazdirek, vol. xxvi, p. 662, lists about 20 works, all for piano. The annotation to the foot of page 1 identifies the manuscript as the engraver's copy for the first edition, published by Bartholf Senff in Leipzig (PN 287; [1861]). The annotation is barely legible, but obviously identical (same words, same hand) with the annotation to the foot of the first page of the autograph of Nikolay Rubinstein's Polka, op. 15, at the Morgan Library, New York (accession number: Cary 578). The paper would appear to be the same as that of the first leaf of op. 15 (the further leaves of op. 15 are different). Senff's first edition has 13 pages of music, while the engraver's markup to the present manuscript indicates a total of 19 pages. Presently, the only known editions with 19 pages are those of the four- hands arrangement. It is possible that the numbers refer to Senff's later four-hand edition; the present manuscript, however, does not contain any hint of the massive additions to the musical text (such as octave doublings) characteristic of the four-hand version. The Jurgenson edition for four hands (PN 6112, from the 1890s, accessible via IMSLP) does not include the notational corrections to the present copy but does include the eight extra measures found on the extension of the first leaf. "Russian pianist, conductor, teacher, and arts administrator, [Nikolay Rubinstein, brother of Anton Rubinstein] studied piano with Theodor Kullak and Alexandre Villoing in Moscow and theory with Siegfried Dehn in Berlin... One of the greatest pianists of the second half of the nineteenth century, he mostly performed in Moscow. He championed Russian music and premiered many works by Tchaikovsky, who dedicated his First Symphony and Second Piano Concerto... to Rubinstein; on Rubinstein's death, he composed his Piano Trio 'to the memory of a great artist.' Balakirev dedicated his Islamey to Nikolay Rubinstein [who premiered it in St. Petersburg in 1869]. Rubinstein also contributed to the emergence of a Russian school of conducting. He premiered Tchaikovsky's first four symphonies, Romeo and Juliet... and Eugene Onegin. He was one of the founders of the Moscow branch of the Russian Musical Society, whose concerts he conducted from 1860, and of the Moscow Conservatory (1866). His most famous students were Sergey Taneyev and Alexander Siloti." Muzykal'nyi entsiklopedicheskii slovar', 1990. "It is difficult to say which [of the Rubinstein brothers] was the better pianist. In every way as different as the brothers were in personal appearance-the one dark, almost to blackness; the other vary fair-so different was their playing. The playing of Nicholas [Nikolay] was more like that of Tausig, only warmer and more impulsive. Perhaps Anton Rubinstein was the more inspired player of the two, but he was unequal. Nicholas never varied; his playing both in private and in public was always the same, and he kept up the same standard of excellence." Emil von Sauer, quoted in Harold Schonberg, The Great Pianists, p. 279. Rubinstein's most notable appearance abroad was at the Exposition Universelle in Paris on 1878, where he conducted several concerts and played Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto. The only holding of Nikolay Rubinstein manuscripts within North America is that of his op. 15 at the Morgan Library cited above. His autograph manuscripts are exceedingly rare to the market.

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        The American Civil War as illustrated in The Illustrated London News, in the year 1861

      London:: Illustrated London News,. 1861.. Hardcover. Very good condition. Two half yearly volumes for the year 1861 of this influential and popular illustrated newspaper, with important content and many engravings, the beginning of the US Civil War from the British perspective.Content includes an engraving of Jefferson Davis, "President of the Southern Confederacy of America" with article on p248; Other articles, illustrations include: Disunion in the United States; The Secession Movement in America; Map of Charleston Harbour; A Slave Auction in Virginia; John Anderson Fugitive Slave in Canada; The Hon. Jefferson Davis, President of the Southern Confederacy of America; General Winfield Scott, Commander in Chief of the United States' Forces; The Crowd at Baltimore Waiting for Mr. Lincoln, President of the United States; President Lincoln Delivering his Inaugural Address in front of the Capitol at Washington; Slaves for Sale: A Scene in New Orleans, The Dandy Slave; Interior of an American Railway-Car; The Secession of Virginia, and the American Civil War; Mass Meeting in Union Square, New York; The Future of Cotton. Unionist Scouting Party in the Virginia Woods; Attack on the Pickets of the Garibaldi Guard on the East Branch of the Potomac; Capture of a U.S. Dragoon; 'Contraband' of War; Battle of Bull's Run; Texas Rangers; Bringing in the federal wounded after the skirmish at Lewinsville, VA; Fort Ochacoke; General McClelland, Commander in Chief of the Federal Forces.4to. Vol. I 622pp; Vol. II 676pp, (with Christmas supplement). Three quarter black calf with green cloth boards, gilt title on spine. Edges worn, a bit rubbed at spine. Internally clean, binding tight.

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        [LETTER ARCHIVE FOR 6th CONNECTICUT INFANTRY SOLDIER HALSEY BARTLETT, KILLED IN ACTION BY A CONFEDERATE SHARPSHOOTER AT BERMUDA HUNDRED]

      Various places, New Haven, but mainly Beaufort and Port Royal, S.C. 1861-1864.. Fifty-seven autograph letters, signed, most with printed transcriptions. Typical age toning and foxing, else very good condition. A wonderful Civil War archive consisting of fifty-seven letters spanning the years 1861 through 1864. Forty-nine letters of the letters are written by Halsey Bartlett, with eight letters by Bartlett's fellow soldiers or contemporaries after Bartlett's death on the battlefield. Halsey Bartlett was from Killingly, Connecticut. enlisted in the Union Army as a private on Aug. 21, 1861. On September 3, he mustered into Co. "A," 6th Connecticut Infantry, and went to training camp in New Haven. Finding himself in an army camp four days after mustering in, he wrote a letter to his mother and sister (the majority of the letters contained within are addressed to them) and describes life in camp, including the singing of hymns, the rations for the day, and the name of the regiment's commander, Col. John Chatfield, who was "in the Bull Run Battle." By mid-October, Bartlett and the men of the 6th Connecticut find themselves heading south to join Gen. Thomas W. Sherman's Port Royal Expedition in South Carolina. While aboard the Steamer Marion on Oct. 27, 1861, he wrote to his mother, echoing the sentiment found in so many early Civil War letters, that he does not believe "this war will last more than six months. Fremont has a large force under him. He is coming down the Missippi [sic] River and this Division under Gen. Sherman of 75000 is to meet him and one Great Battle is to be fought which will end the war." That "Great Battle" was never realized and on Jan. 16, 1862, he writes that his regiment has "not been in any Battle yet," but that would all change three months later, with their participation in the Siege of Fort Pulaski, "April 7, 1862…While I am writing I can hear Heavy Cannons firing from some place. It sounds up in the direction of Fort Pulaski. There is a battle somewhere." The regiment was engaged in the Battles of Secessionville and Pocotaligo before taking part in the second assault on Fort Wagner (Morris Island, South Carolina, July 18, 1863), where their commander, Col. Chatfield, was wounded and later died. Seven weeks after the failed assault, the Union Army was still laying siege to the fort. In a letter dated Sept. 6, 1863, Bartlett, writing from Hilton Head, states that he was "on Guard last night and I could hear the Guns from our Batteries on Morris Island and it seemed that they had opened every Gun for such a noise I have never heard in the shooting line…no cessation whatever from Eight o'clock last night until daylight this morning." Later that night, the Confederate garrison abandoned the fort. Eight days later he writes that "Morris Island is all ours now and hope other strongholds about Charleston will ere long will be ours." The following spring, the 6th Connecticut moved north into Virginia where they participated in the Bermuda Hundred Campaign. Writing again to his sister on May 29, 1864, Bartlett thanks He that "ruleth the whole Nation above and below that I am still alive for I have been in some very hard battles since I came here…Many who came here with us who were in the best of health are no more. Oh this cruel war when will it be over? I feel now is the time to prepare for the great change before it is too late and by all that I can do with Gods help I will try to live alright so that if we do not meet again on Earth we can meet on the other shore where all is love and sin is no more." Sadly for Private Bartlett, his war would end less than three weeks later, in the bloody Wilderness Campaign. In a letter from Sergeant Earl W. Fisher to his uncle (likely Bartlett's father), dated June 18, 1864, less than three weeks after Bartlett's last letter, Fisher relays the sad news: "It has become my very sad duty to inform that cousin Halsey was Killed yesterday while on Picket-duty in front of our Battry. He was instantly Killed by a Rebel sharp shooter while in the Rifle pits. The ball entering in the right side and passing up through the heart. He only spoke and asked the boys to carry him off quick and died…. I thought you could break the very sad news to Aunt much better than I could so I write to you the facts as they are to me." In addition to the preceding letter, there are several more letters concerning the death of Bartlett, one of which is written by the lieutenant commanding the company, Hiram L. Grant, regarding the pay that was owed to him when he died and the fate of his effects. Civil War correspondence archives from soldiers killed in battle are rare, especially an archive consisting of almost fifty letters from the fallen soldier. The letters are stored in plastic sleeves and neatly arranged chronologically in two binders, making it easy to follow Bartlett's journey through the war, and to his untimely demise on a Virginia battlefield.

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        The Illustrated Natural History. [Including: Mammalia, Birds, and Reptiles, Fishes, etc., as well as 2 volumes of the Natural History of Man]. With New Designs by Zwecker, Wolf, Weir, Coleman, Harvey, etc. Engraved by the Brothers Dalziel

      London: Routledge, Warne and Routledge, 1861-1870., 1861. 5 volumes. Large 8vo. Contemporary black half morocco with gilt titles and gilt to spines, green cloth boards with gilt rule, marbled end papers and edges. Profusely illustrated. Foxing, mostly to first and last few leaves. A handsome set. Bookplates of Harold John Tennant and of Gathorne-Hârdy, Earl of Cranbrook to paste down and f.f.e.p. of each volume. Harold John "Jack" Tennant PC (18 November 1865 – 9 November 1935) was a Scottish Liberal politician. He served as Secretary for Scotland under his brother-in-law H. H. Asquith between July and December 1916.

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        THE PSALMS OF DAVID Illuminated by Owen Jones. THE VICTORIA PSALTER [embossed on front cover]

      [London] but not given here: [Day & Son] but not given here, 1861 but not dated here. Hardcover. Good. Illuminated pages (104) by Owen Jones with much use of gold and full colours to each page. Folio (417 x 310mm) in embossed tooled leather (relievio with sunken central panels and bevelled edges in 3-dimensional foliate design and raised lettering (corners worn/spine split but held by cords & cloth inner hinges, spine leather lacking 1/2" at head & max 2" at foot) All Edges Gilt. Frontis + titlepage + [2]pp dedication to Queen Victoria ALL marvelously illuminated over whole page + 100pp of similiarly illuminated text pages usually in matching wide borders on facing pages with illuminated initials of different sizes, penwork and some musical staves with black psalm printing on a cream ground. Each set of pages differs in decoration but all make use of gold, blue in many shades and red through shades of pink. The pages are printed on thin card, each is stubbed onto a cloth hinge. Some of glue is loosening with age but all pages well attached. This is however an ex library copy, recto of each leaf stamped in top corner with small purple oval stamp. The back of titlepage has shelf numbers & accession notices, and 2 leaves are stamped on back (p50 & p100) at foot in a tiny font Wolverhampton Reference Library. One page number is misprinted XLIXX and someone has tried to erase the last X. The binding is a bit wobbly at hinges but still holds the book together. This work is considered to be Owen Jones chef d'oeuvre and the fine binding is much more complicated either than relievio leather bindings which were stamped or papier mache which were cast in moulds. From a small worn corner it seems that the covers were thick dense card with a black layer on the top surface which may have been moulded papier mache onto which the leather was then stamped giving a much greater variation of depth to the relievio design than could otherwise be achieved. It is also noticable that the spine,where no underlayer could be used is much less embossed and has with useage retained less of its pattern (referenced by R. McLean, Victorian book design p129 & D. Ball, Victorian publishers' bindings p154).

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        Silas Marner

      1861. first edition. First Edition, In the Original Cloth BindingELIOT, George. Silas Marner: The Weaver of Raveloe. Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1861.First edition. Octavo (7 3/4 x 4 13/16 inches; 197 x 122 mm.). [6], 364 pp. plus 16 pp. publisher’s advertisements, [4,unnumbered ads for the third edition of “Autobiography of Dr Alexander Carlyle"] pp.Original cinnamon diagonal ripple-grain cloth (Carter A, no priority established) with covers decoratively paneled in blind and spine decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt. Top edge rough-trimmed, fore and bottom edges trimmed. Original cream-colored endpapers. Booksellers ticket "Gilbert Brothers, Gracechurch St, London" on front paste-down. Neat ink presentation dated 1861 on front free-endpaper. Minimal rubbing to corners and spine extremities. Rear inner hinge just starting, some light foxing. An excellent copy. Chemised in a quarter red morocco slip-case.The advertisements are in placing “b” (eight plus two leaves, at rear, with the advertisements for the third edition of Autobiography of Dr Alexander Carlyle following the publisher’s catalogue), and the “New Works” list is in the earlier form, with pp. [1] and [2] listing three and four titles respectively (p. [1]: John Petherick’s Egypt, Soudan, and Central Africa, Sir Archibald Alison’s Lives of Lord Castlereagh and Sir Charles Stewart (“In the press”), and the Count de Montalbert’s The Monks of the West; p. [2]: George Finlay’s History of the Greek Revolution (“In the press”), Rev. J. Cave-Browne’s The Punjab and Delhi in 1857, David Page's The Past and Present Life of the Globe (“In the press”), and Henry Stephens' The Book of Farm Buildings ("In the press").Baker & Ross A6.1.a. Carter, Binding Variants, pp. 111-112. Parrish, p. 15. Sadleir 819. Wolff 2063.Mary Ann Evans (1819-1880), known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist, journalist, translator and one of the leading writers of the Victorian era. She is the author of seven novels, including Adam Bede (1859), The Mill on the Floss (1860), Silas Marner (1861), Middlemarch (1871–72), and Daniel Deronda (1876), most of them set in provincial England and known for their realism and psychological insight.She used a male pen name, she said, to ensure her works would be taken seriously. Female authors were published under their own names during Eliot's life, but she wanted to escape the stereotype of women only writing lighthearted romances. She also wished to have her fiction judged separately from her already extensive and widely known work as an editor and critic. An additional factor in her use of a pen name may have been a desire to shield her private life from public scrutiny and to prevent scandals attending her relationship with the married George Henry Lewes, with whom she lived for over 20 years. Silas Marner: The Weaver of Raveloe is the third novel by George Eliot, published in 1861. An outwardly simple tale of a linen weaver, it is notable for its strong realism and its sophisticated treatment of a variety of issues ranging from religion to industrialisation to community.

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        Holländische Flußlandschaft mit lagernder Kuhherde im Vordergrund links.

      - Aquarell, weiß gehöht, über Bleistift, auf cremefarbenem Velin. 15,5:25 cm. In den Rändern ungleich beschnitten. Die flott gemalte Landschaft stammt sicher aus einem Skizzenbuch und dürfte auf Geists Reise nach Antwerpen im Jahr 1861 entstanden sein. Eine freiere Handhabung in der Darstellung von Licht- und Luftphänomen nach französischen Vorbildern, von denen er sich nur bedingt anregen ließ, ist hier zu beobachten. Aus einer Künstlerfamilie stammend, nahm Geist zunächst Unterricht bei seinem Vater, dem Würzburger Maler A. Geist (1803-1860). 1848-1850 setzte er an der Städtischen Gewerbe-schule und 1850-1853 am Polytechnischen Zentralverein seine Ausbildung fort und beendete sie 1853 in München bei dem Landschaftsmaler F. Bamberger (1814-1873). 1854 unternahm er zum Landschaftsstudium eine Rhönreise, da er vom Würzburger Polytechnischen Verein den Auftrag erhalten hatte, Landschaftsveduten aus der Gegend anzufertigen. 1855 kehrte er nach München zurück. Es folgten Motive aus der Fränkischen Schweiz und vom Starnberger See. Starken Einfluß übte die Malerei J.W. Schirmers (1807-1863) auf ihn aus, dessen Werke er 1859 in Karlsruhe studierte. 1861 unternahm er eine Rheinreise. In dieser Zeit schloß er Freundschaft mit H. von Marées (1837-1887), den er 1861 auf dem Weg nach Köln und Antwerpen in Koblenz besuchte und mit dem er die Reise nach Köln fortsetzte. Eine schwere Erkrankung brachte 1864/1865 eine Reise nach Reichenhall. Obwohl der Aufenthalt keine wirkliche Besserung bewirkt hatte, ging er im darauffolgenden Jahr nach Rom. Dort unterhielt er gemeinsam mit F. Preller d.J. (1838-1901) ein Atelier. 1867 kehrte er nach München zurück. Geist zählt sicher zu den bedeutendsten Landschaftern Mainfrankens, wenn auch sein früher Tod im Alter von 33 Jahren als Folge einer wohl langjährigen Tuberkulose die vielversprechende Malerlaufbahn jäh beendete.

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        Brief 1916

      0 - Hauptmann, Gerhart, 1861 - 1946. E. Br. m. U. Wiesenstein Agnetendorf i. R. 10.VI.1916. 2 S. 8°. Büttenpapier mit gedr. Briefkopf. Knickfalte, leicht stockfl. An Alexander Heinrich Rudolph von Kluck (1846 - 1934), preußischer Generaloberst und bedeutender Armeeführer im Ersten Weltkrieg. ". Ich bin sehr gerührt, dass Sie sich die Mühe genommen haben, mir eine eigenhändige Antwort zu geben . Mit grosser Genugtuung entnehme ich Ihren Zeilen, dass Sie unser Riesengebirge schätzen und lieben. Es ist ein in seiner Art wirklich recht grossartiges Stück Erde, zwar mit wetterwendischen Launen, aber gesund und kräftigend . Ich freue mich, dass Sie sich des problematischen Emanuel Quint so warm annehmen. Das Buch bildet mit vielem, was es enthält, den Aderlass einer zurückliegenden, eignen Entwicklungsepoche ." [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Report Upon the Colorado River of the West, Explored in 1857 and 1858 by Lieutenant Joseph C Ives

      Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office.. Senate Edition.. 1861.. Cloth bound volume, 11.25 x 9 inches, in five parts: General Report (131 pp); Hydrographic Report (14 pp); Geological Report (154 pp.); Botany (30 pp); Zoology (6 pp); Appendices. Triangular water stain on plates running from the free edge to page bottom; 5.5 inches along the diagonal. Cover and first two dozen pages detached, as are the two maps and the plate entitled Profile of Route. Discoloration and tears to several of these pages; one very short tear to each map. Front cover and spine badly abraded. A pair of tinted geological maps called for not present in Part III. The damp stain to the plates is a conundrum, as the text pages adjacent appear virtually undamaged. It is almost as if the plates were damaged prior to binding--admittedly an unlikely scenario. Equally strange, the eight scenic panoramas and the frontispiece maps, the work of F. W. v. Egloffstein, are likewise undamaged. (Additional artwork by Heinrich Möllhausen.) There are seven color lithographic plates of indigenous Native Americans: the Cocopa, Yuma, Moqui, Navajo, etc. The volume is in poor condition, given the problems cited above. However, once past the first two dozen pages, the single remaining fault is the water stain that appears on plates throughout the volume. .

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        Stanford's Railway & County Map of the United States and Territories

      London: Edward Stanford, 1861.. Map dimensions 85 x 74 cm, overall 90 x 78.5 cm. Large folding map of the eastern United States, extending as far west as Iowa and Missouri, bright original colour in block and outline highlighting the state boundaries, dissected into 35 sections and mounted on linen, folds between original cloth covers with the publisher's printed title label to the upper board and their printed yellow advertisements to the inner cover and the corresponding folded end section, old handwritten spine label. Excellent condition. A reduced version of Henry Darwin Rogers' map of the United States, Mexico and Central America of 1857. This edition focuses just on the eastern US territories and is complete in itself; a western section was also issued, sometimes appearing joined together with the east. Published in the year of the commencement of the Civil War.

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        Op. 112]. Der Rose Pilgerfahrt. Mährchen von Moritz Horn. Op. 112. [Full score]

      Fr. Kistner [PN 1900] [after 1861], Leipzig - First Edition, later issue, from the same plates as the first edition of 1852 (the first issue credited the lithographic illustration to Krätzschmer; did not reference the orchestral parts; and had the text printed on three pages only, followed by a blank page). McCorkle p. 478. Hofmann p. 243. CPM Vol. 51 p. 226. Hirsch IV, 918 (erroneously listed as first edition; rendition of text extends over four pages as in the present copy). Composed in April and May of 1851 and first performed with piano accompaniment at Schumann's home on July 5, 1851; orchestrated in November of that year and first performed publicly in Dusseldorf on February 5, 1852. Folio. Modern quarter black cloth with original publisher's printed upper wrapper laid down to upper board, titling gilt to spine. 1f. (pictorial title), [1]-4 (text), [i] (blank), 3-203, [i] (blank) pp. Title lithographed, text typeset, music engraved. Without price.With extended title and prices to upper wrapper: "8 Thlr. 30 Ngr." [full score], "4 Thlr. 10 Ngr." [piano-vocal score], "1thlr. 10 Ngr." [choral parts], "8 Thlr." [orchestral parts]. Printer's note to foot of last page of text: "Druck von Breitkopf und Härtel in Leipzig."Occasional foxing throughout, heavier to some leaves; edges somewhat browned with small stain to lower outer corner; upper wrapper slightly chipped and with small stain to lower outer corner; titling to spine incorrectly lettered. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A History of the Spiders of Great Britain and Ireland

      Ray Society 1861-64, London - vi, 384, 29 hand-col plates. fo. HB. Cont. half morocco, raised bands, marbled end-papers, rear inner hinge cracked but firm. Some rubbing, light scuffing to corners; a few small ink spots to front cover. Occasional light, scattered foxing to plates. Rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Auf Granitsockel thronender Löwe. Bronzeskulptur mit gegossener Signatur.

      - Ein aussdrucksstarker, naturrealistischer Bronzelöwe ( schöne Patina ) auf einem grossen Granitsockel. Der Löwe mit gegossener Signatur .Gesamtmaß incl. Sockel 45 cm Höhe, 46 cm Länge, 18 cm Breite. Der Bronzelöwe misst ohne Sockel 25:37:10 cm. Gesamtgewicht 22000 Gramm. Mit gegossenem Giesserstempel ( "B" in Amphore ). Signiert mit Schriftzug N.Greb in der Bronze. Auf einem behauenen Granitsockel ist gekonnt ein Löwe, der durch Stifte an zwei Pfoten mit dem Sockel verbunden ist, wiedergegeben. Mit seinem langgestreckten Körper scheint er in naturrealistischer Form wie zum Absprung bereit. Der Bildhauer Nam Greb ( *1861 - 1936 ) folgt hier seiner Gabe zur realistischen Wiedergabe in einer gelungenen Komposition des Tieres. Bronzen von Nam Greb sind im Kunsthandel eher selten - so schöne, naturrealistische, sind von hoher Seltenheit. ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) ( Bitte beachten: Hier aufgrund des Gewichts kein Versand - hier bitte nur Selbstabholung in meinem Ladengeschäft ) ( Please notice. Cause of heavy weight no shipment possible - please only pickup in my store ) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Historia Física, Económico - Política, Intelectual y Moral De La Isla De Cuba. Nueva Edición Considerablemente Aumentada. Relación Del Último Viaje Del Autor.

      Hachette, Paris 1861 - 250pp. Encuadernación de época en piel. Dos tejuelos y florones en la lomera. Ejemplar un poquito cansado. =Ramón Dionisio de la Sagra y Peris (* La Coruña, 1798 - Neuchâtel, Suiza ,1871) fue un sociólogo, economista, botánico, escritor y político español. Fundador de El Porvenir, primer diario anarquista. Size: 4º [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Illustrated London News 1861 - (01 - 12) January to December BOUND IN TWO VOLUMES

      London.: Illustrated London News.. Vol. XXXVIII and Vol. XXXIX.. 1861.. TWO BOUND VOLUMES. Full year (January-December) 1861 of The Illustrated London News. Black and white illustrations, 622pp and 678pp, Index to Vol. XXXVIII and Vol. XXXIX, 16 1/4 x 11 inches, leather spine and corners with cloth-covered boards (hardbound). BOTH VOLUMES MISSING COLOR ENGRAVINGS and Volume I missing sheets 169/170 and 283/284. Cover extremities rubbed and lightly soiled, splits to spine, front joints cracking but attached, leather starting to perish; foxing and creasing to endpapers, occasional light soiling and small foxed areas. Despite these faults this is a handsome set in identical binding with interiors in very good, tight condition. January to June: FEATURED ITEMS: Extensive coverage of the days before and after the outbreak of war in America (Civil War), and articles on the American South, including: The Secession Movement, Charleston 87; Sketches in Charleston, South Carolina 94; Map of Charleston Harbor 129; Slave Auction in Richmond, Virginia 139; Fort Moultrie in Charleston Harbor: the Secession Flag Flying 194; A Barber's Shop at Richmond, Virginia 207; Portrait of President Jefferson Davis 231, 248; full-figure portrait of General Winfield Scott 247; the Crowd at Baltimore Waiting for Mr. Lincoln 266; President Lincoln delivering his Inaugural Address 99; Slavery: Images in Baltimore and New Orleans 307; A Scene in the Hall of Representatives, Washington 310; Loading Cotton on the Alabama River 423; Fort Sumter: Guns Bearing on Fort Moultrie 435; Views on the Potomac Below Washington 459; Baltimore and Ohio Railway: Tray Run Viaduct 466; The "Union" Mass Meeting in Union Square NY 471; Harper's Ferry, Virginia 479; Birdseye View of the City of Washington (Double Page) 486-487; the War Excitement in New York 498; Forts Monroe and Smith 499; Reading the War News: Broadway, NY 563; The 5th Regiment of New York Zouaves 567; View of Harper's Ferry, Virginia 571; Civil War in Virginia 574-575; Moonlight Scene on the Ohio River 583; Camp Kitchen of the New York Regiment 599. Illustrated material of Chinese interest includes: The Treaty With China (Including illustrations: Celestials Contemplating the Barbarians and An-Tin Mun, The Gate of Pekin in Our Possession) 12, 13; Lord Elgin's Entrance into Pekin (double-page) 20-21; Tartar Outpost Near Pekin 32; Domestic Life in China and China New Year: 44-45; Peace with China-Reading the Treaty at Pekin 47; Chinese Paying Compensation at British Headquarters 82; Curiosity-Street, Pekin 142; Sketches in China 159; Weighing the Compensation Money Extracted from the Chinese 327; Exhibition of French Spoils from China 334; Arrival at Tien-Tsin of Indemnity Money 359; Views of Summer Palace and Imperial Palace, Pekin 390. July to December: A RUNNING FEATURE: The Queen?'s Visit to Ireland; Progress of the International Exhibition's Construction. CHRISTMAS SUPPLEMENT DECEMBER 21: Heavily Illustrated pre-Christmas number. FEATURED ITEMS: Extensive coverage of the days leading up to and following the outbreak of war in America (Civil War) as well as articles on the American South, including: Attack on the Pickets of the Garibaldi Guard (Front Page) 47; the Long Bridge Over the Potomac Guarded by US Artillery; Capture of US' Dragoon by Guerrilla Horsemen (Front Page) 71; Fugitive Slaves 83; Review of Federal Troops by President Lincoln 111; Sketches from Richmond, Virginia, the Confederate Capital 127; Fight at Hainsville, on the Upper Potomac 143; Annotated Map of the District of Columbia 144; Confederate Prisoners (Front Page) 151; Carolinian Pickets Pursued by Federal Troups 155; Attack at Bull Run 167; Engagement Between a NY and Alabama Regiment 226; Map: Richmond Virginia 261; Texas Rangers Reconnoitering (Front Page) 263; Quartermaster's Department Killing Bullocks 271; Union Troops Attacking Confederate Prisoners in Washington 283; Confederates Trapping a Boat's Crew 303; Chain Bridge Across the Potomac above Georgetown 362; Bringing in the Federal Wounded 363; Fort Ocracoke and A Confederate Deserter 411; General Mclellan Occupying the Confederate Position at Munson's Hill 438; Punishment Drill in the Federal Camp 467; Cutting Off a Confederate Dispatch Galley on the Potomac 470; View of St. Joe, Missouri 491; The Fight at Ball's Bluff, Upper Potomac (Front Page) 511; Federalist Retreat from Ball's Bluff 514; Destruction of the Federal Merchantman Harvey Birch by the Confederate War-Sloop Nashville (Front Page) 535; Federal Picket on the Potomac etc. 567, 570, 571; The Seizure of Confederate Copmmissioners on Board the British Mail-Steamer 583; British Controversy over the Seizure (Front Page) 591; Mississippians Passing in Review Before General Beauregard 610; Torchlight Procession Honoring M?'Clellan 611; The Storyteller in Yokohama 147; Sketches in Japan: Government Boat and Custom-House Yokohama 162-163; the Outrage on the British Embassy at Jeddo 367; Sketches from the Interior of Japan 418; Escort of Matchlockmen 422. Illustrated material of Chinese interest includes: The Treaty With China (Including illustrations: Celestials Contemplating the Barbarians and An-Tin Mun, The Gate of Peki in Our Possession) 12, 13; Lord Elgin?'s Entrance into Pekin (double-page) 20-21; Tartar Outpost Near Pekin 32; Domestic Life in China and China New Year: 44-45; Peace with China-Reading the Treaty at Pekin 47; Chinese Paying Compensation at British Headquarters 82; Curiosity-Street, Peki 142; Sketches in China 159; Weighing the Compensation Money Extracted from the Chinese 327; Exhibition of French Spoils from China 334; Arrival at Tien-Tsin of Indemnity Money 359; Views of Summer Palace and Imperial Palace, Pekin 390. FULL PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS INCLUDE: Prize Animals at the Royal Agricultural Society Show: Leeds (Harrison Weir) 78; Peterborough Cathedral 135; The Quays of Paris (Double) 158-159; View of St. Peter Port, Guernsey 170; The Female Blondin (Wire Walker) Crossing The Thames 182; Wild Boar Hunt in Algeria 195; The Mottram Viaduct on the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway 214; General View of Sydney NSW 218, 219; The Cinque Ports 255; New Russian Church in Paris 291; Santa Maria Del Fiore: Florence 306; The Falls of the Potomac 319; Suspense by Landseer 327; The International Exhibition of 1862 (Double Page) 330-331; The Exhibition of Sporting and other Dogs at Holburn 375; The Screw-Steamer City of New York 474; The University of St. Petersburg 515; Opening of St. Patrick's Bridge, Cork 595; Prize Poultry and Pigeons (Harrison Weir) 619; Prize Cattle (Harrison Weir) 622; Funeral of His Late Royal Highness the Prince Consort 671,674,675. .

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        Confederate Imprint] THE CONFEDERATE STATES ALMANAC, AND REPOSITORY OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE FOR 1862 [with] APPENDIX ABOLITIONISM FROM 1787 TO 1861: A COMPENDIUM OF HISTORICAL FACTS, SHOWING THE CAUSES THAT HAVE LED TO A DISSOLUTION OF THE UNION; STATE SOVEREIGNTY, AND THE RIGHT OF SECESSION

      Vicksburg, MS: H. C. Clarke, 1861 (1862). First Edition. Original Sewn Wrappers. 12mo. 176 pp. Bound as issued in printed blue wrappers; soiling to the wrappers which are chipped at the spine; light foxing throughout; very minimal dampstaining to the top edges of the last dozen leaves; creasing to the final page; occasional early pencil titling along the top of a few pages; contemporary owner name on the front wrapper. An abundance of material on the Civil War and the Confederate Cause including a lengthy appendix. Sabin 15256, Howes C453, Parrish & Willingham 5287.

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        Demokratische Studien. Unter Mitwirkung von L. Bamberger, Karl Grün, Moritz Hartmann, Friedrich Kapp, F. Lassalle, Michelet, H. B. Oppenheim, Ludwig Simon, Adolf Stahr, Carl Vogt u. a. (hrsg. von Ludwig Walesrode). 2 Bände (alles). VII, 487; XII, 554 S., 1 Bl. Gute Halblederbde d. Z. mit Rückentitel und Rückenvergoldung.

      Hamburg, Otto Meißner, 1860-1861. - Erste Ausgabe des gemeinsamen politisch-literarischen Unternehmens demokratisch und kritisch-liberal gesinnter deutscher Schriftsteller, vollständig mit beiden Jahrgängen sehr selten. Mit zahlreichen Erstdrucken, darunter: Ferdinand Lassalle (Fichtes politisches Vermächtniß und die neueste Gegenwart – Andréas A 33; Gotthold Ephraim Lessing – Andréas A 28), C. Vogt (Ein Blick auf das jetzige Genf), L. Simon (Deutschland und seine beiden Großmächte; Der preußische Constitutionalismus), Karl Grün (Die jüngste Literatur-Bewegung in Frankreich), Arnold Ruge (Der asiatische Geist in seiner Herrschaft über Europa), M. Hartmann (Bruchstücke revolutionärer Erinnerungen – Die Achtundvierziger in den Vereinigten Staaten). – Titel gestempelt. Durchgehend mehr oder weniger stockfleckig. – Stammhammer I 242. Friedlaender 220 (nur Band 1). Nicht bei Borst. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Assembly Reporter

      Augusta: Elam Sharpe & Co, 1861. First Edition. Wraps. Very good. Approx. 9.5" X 6" wraps. p.65-73pp. Stitching removed. Issue probably removed from a larger grouping. Contents clean except for an occasional spot on the front cover. Pencil signature name of J W Potter Bain bridge at top of title page. Published December 13th, 1861. Unrecorded Confederate imprint.

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        Pillangó. Idill. [Butterfly. An Idyll.]

      - Cover designed by József Rippl-Rónai. First edition. In original illustrated wrappers. József Rippl-Rónai (1861-1927) was a Hungarian painter, member of "Les Nabis". Strongly influenced by Maurice Denis, close friend of James Pitcairn-Knowles with who he worked together on the illustrations of George Rodenbach's "Les Vierges" and "Les Tombeaux". In original illustrated wrappers [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Eigenh. musikalisches Albumblatt mit U.

      Paris, 2. III. 1861.. 1 S. Qu.-schmal-8vo.. 14 Takte in zweizeiligem System aus einer Symphonie mit Widmung an Baronesse de la Rocca. - Der am Pariser Konservatorium ausgebildete David musste 1833 als Anhänger des Saint-Simonismus aus Frankreich fliehen und bereiste die Welt; 1835 kehrte er in seine Heimat zurück. "Erst 1844, mit der ersten Aufführung seiner sinfonischen Ode 'Le Desert', begann sein Ruhm. Auf einer Konzertreise nach Deutschland nahm er in Bonn an den Feierlichkeiten gelegentlich der Einweihung des Beethoven-Denkmals teil. In Frankfurt lernte er Mendelssohn kennen, in Berlin Meyerbeer" (MGG III, 48f.).

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        CONFEDERATE ELECTORAL TICKET FROM THE STATE OF VIRGINIA FOR 1861:] ELECTION, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6th, 1861, FOR PRESIDENT, JEFFERSON DAVIS, OF MISSISSIPPI. FOR VICE- PRESIDENT, ALEXANDER H. STEPHENS, OF GEORGIA.

      [N.p., likely Richmond. 1861]. - Broadside, 6 1/4 x 4 inches. Light edge wear and minor spotting. Very good. A scarce Confederate election ticket for the state of Virginia. The handbill announces the candidacy of Jefferson Davis for president of the Confederate States, and Alexander Stephens for his vice president. It also announces John R. Edmunds of Halifax, and A.T. Caperton of Monroe as electors for the state at large, and includes a list of sixteen additional electors for the various districts, along with the name of Roger A. Pryor for the Confederate Congress. Davis and Stephens, of course, won the election, as did Pryor, who served only three months in the first regular session of the Confederate House of Representatives before joining the 3rd Virginia Infantry as a colonel. This ticket is very likely a cast ballot, with a small validation pinhole in the center, the Congressional candidate overwritten in ink (casting a vote for William T. Joyner), and with a signature to the verso, a regular practice at the time to curb ballot stuffing, and usually indicating a cast ballot (though they are typically signed in ink). Parrish & Willingham locate only twelve examples of this scarce item. Not in Crandall. PARRISH & WILLINGHAM 6038. JENKINS 100:253.

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        [CONFEDERATE ELECTORAL TICKET FROM THE STATE OF VIRGINIA FOR 1861:] ELECTION, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6th, 1861, FOR PRESIDENT, JEFFERSON DAVIS, OF MISSISSIPPI. FOR VICE- PRESIDENT, ALEXANDER H. STEPHENS, OF GEORGIA

      [N.p., likely Richmond. 1861].. Broadside, 6 1/4 x 4 inches. Light edge wear and minor spotting. Very good. A scarce Confederate election ticket for the state of Virginia. The handbill announces the candidacy of Jefferson Davis for president of the Confederate States, and Alexander Stephens for his vice president. It also announces John R. Edmunds of Halifax, and A.T. Caperton of Monroe as electors for the state at large, and includes a list of sixteen additional electors for the various districts, along with the name of Roger A. Pryor for the Confederate Congress. Davis and Stephens, of course, won the election, as did Pryor, who served only three months in the first regular session of the Confederate House of Representatives before joining the 3rd Virginia Infantry as a colonel. This ticket is very likely a cast ballot, with a small validation pinhole in the center, the Congressional candidate overwritten in ink (casting a vote for William T. Joyner), and with a signature to the verso, a regular practice at the time to curb ballot stuffing, and usually indicating a cast ballot (though they are typically signed in ink). Parrish & Willingham locate only twelve examples of this scarce item. Not in Crandall. PARRISH & WILLINGHAM 6038. JENKINS 100:253.

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        The Story of Nell Gwyn and the Sayings of Charles the Second

      London, privately printed,, 1861. 2 volumes, quarto. Bound by Tout in full burgundy morocco, elaborate gilt decoration to spine panels and corners of boards, gilt dentelles and silk, top edges gilt. Extra illustrated with 124 plates. Slight rubbing to corners and spines, a little loss to head caps, bookplates on front pastedowns. A very handsomely bound copy, profusely extra-illustrated.

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        The Book of Nature; containing Information for Young People who think of Getting Married, on the Philosophy of Procreation and Sexual Intercourse; showing how to prevent conception and to avoid child-bearing : also, rules for management during labor and child-birth

      New York: Wallis & Ashton. Very Good. 1861. An intelligent and liberal explanation of human physiology with nine surprisingly graphic plates (some colored) including intricacies of the sexual organs which wouldn't be publicly available for another hundred years. "The [1861] Book of Nature is unparalleled in the accuracy of the information it provides, and is superior even to many treatises written by and for a professional audience on sexual physiology"--Atwater/Hoolihan 164 (Swann 2013). Also enlightened advice on contraception, aphrodisiacs, abortions & "how to avoid child-getting." Blind stamped green cloth with gilt title and gilt cherubic Eros to cover. Minor moisture marks (see image) & wear, including some loss to fly sheets. Inexplicitly scarce.; 12mo 4.25 x 6.5 in; 64 pages .

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        Great Expectations

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1861. First edition, first issue. Octavo, three volumes. Bound in full calf by Bayntun. Gilt titles and tooling to the spine, gilt turn ins, marbled endpapers. In fine condition. According to G. K. Chesterton, Dickens penned Great Expectations in "the afternoon of [his] life and fame." It was the penultimate novel Dickens completed, preceding Our Mutual Friend. It is set among the marshes of Kent and in London in the early to mid-1800s. The novel contains some of Dickens most memorable scenes, including its opening, in a graveyard, when the young orphan Pip is accosted by the escaped convict, Abel Magwitch. Great Expectations is a graphic book, full of extreme imagery, poverty, prison ships ("the hulks"), barriers and chains, and fights to the death. Upon its release, Thomas Carlyle spoke of "All that Pip's nonsense." Later, George Bernard Shaw praised the novel as "All of one piece and consistently truthfull." Dickens felt Great Expectations was his best work, calling it "a very fine idea," and was very sensitive to compliments from his friends: "Bulwer, who has been, as I think you know, extraordinarily taken by the book."

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        THE EARLY ITALIAN POETS FROM CIULLO D'ALCAMO TO DANTE ALIGHIERI: (1100-1200-1300) IN THE ORIGINAL METRES TOGETHER WITH DANTE'S VITA NUOVA (The James Anderson Rose Copy)

      London: Smith Elder & Co., 1861.  First edition, 18 x 12cm (8vo), in publisher's dark brown vertical rib-grain cloth w/gilt design by the author to covers & spine, gilt title to spine, a.e. untrimmed, chocolate ep.s, [i-vi] vii-xxxvi, [1] 2-464 pp. +Errata leaf listing 5 corrections & announcement of Rossetti's forthcoming "Dante at Verona and Other Poems."  Printed by Whittingham & Wilkins at the Chiswick Press, London.  Inscribed to head of half-title: "To J. Anderson Rose Esq with friendly regards, D.G. Rossetti. Xmas /61"; also w/Rose's armorial bookplate to fr. pastedown.  Rose (1819-1890) was 1st mentioned by Rossetti in a c.10 Feb. 1861 letter to Ford Madox Brown--it seems likely that he had been introduced to Rossetti by James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Rose at the time serving as Whistler's solicitor.  He was "a collector and for a brief period one of Rossetti's patrons, oversaw the transfer of the lease of 16 Cheyne Walk, & represented Rossetti in his dealings with the [Thomas E.] Plint estate & in a number of legal suits brought by & against him.  He also drafted the articles of partnership, the indenture, & the Rules for The Firm" [Morris Marshall Faulkner & Co.] (Fredeman, "Correspondence of DGR" 62.23n1), & continued to act on Rossetti's behalf until 1869.  Rossetti's numerous letters to Rose are divided between the New York Public Library & the Library of Congress.  For a comprehensive history of this book's preparation & publication, see the Rossetti Archive website. Binding Very Good (extremities sl. bumped, ¼" puncture to spine obscuring the 2nd "s" in "Rossetti," & hinges starting); contents Near-Fine.  Slater 2, Rossetti 9, Vaughan 11, Ashley IV 113-14 (in black cloth), Ehrsam & Deily 219, Fredeman 23.3, Fennell 19, Ball 159, Colbeck 4.

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        [ FIRST SCIENTIFIC EXPLANATION OF "THE GREENHOUSE EFFECT"] 1) THE BAKERIAN LECTURE ON THE ABSORPTION AND RADIATION OF HEAT BY GASES AND VAPOURS, AND ON THE PHYSICAL CONNEXION OF RADIATION, ABSORPTION, AND CONDUCTION (Extract) 2) NOTE ON TERRESTRIAL RADIATION (Issue) In The Proceeding of the Royal Society, Vol XXXV, No 224, pp 21-25 and 3) NINE OFFPRINTS ON RADIATION / ABSORPTION OF HEAT

      1861. One Very Good++ extract in modern red wrappers from Phil. Trans. vol. 151, 1861, pp. 1-36 with mild scattered foxing. One Very Good entire issue of the Proceedings of the Royal Society in original printed wrappers with soil covers, stamp front cover, cover edge wear, foxing edges. Nine Very Good++ to Near Fine offprints in self wrappers from the Royal Institution of Great Britain as follows: "On the Transmission of Heat of Different Qualities Through Gases of Different Kinds" (1859); "On the Action of Gases and Vapours on Radiant Heat' (1861); "On the Absorption and Radiation of Heat by Gaseous Matter" (1862); "On Radiation Through the Earth's Atmosphere" (1863); "An Account of Some Researches on Radiant Heat" (1863); "Contributions to Molecular Physics" (1864); "On Combustion by Invisible Rays" (1865); On Radiation and Absorption with Reference to the Colour of Bodies and Their State of Aggregation" (1866); "On The Identity of Light and Radiant Heat" (1872).

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