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      A Monograph of the Trochilidae, Or Family of Humming Birds. Richter & Hart., 1861.. Lithograph. Original colour. In fine condition. Size: 31 x 45.5 cm. (12 x 18 inches). Gould's A Monograph of the Trochilidae, Or Family of Humming Birds show Gould at the peak of his art. The accuracy of depiction, the composition of each plate, the vibrant and precise colouring, and the sense of motion captured in the plates is overwhelming.

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        Thaumatias Linnaei. Linnaeus' Emerald.

      A Monograph of the Trochilidae, Or Family of Humming Birds. Richter & Hart. 1861. - Lithograph. Original colour. Size: 32 x 46 cm. (12½ x 18 inches) In fine condition. Mounted size 52.5 x 72cm. Gould's A Monograph of the Trochilidae, Or Family of Humming Birds probably represent the peak of his art. 'The iridescent splendor and sense of motion captured in the plates is overwhelming.' (The Hill Collection, Cornell University)

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        Thaumatias Affinis

      A Monograph of the Trochilidae, Or Family of Humming Birds. Richter & Hart., 1861.. Deville's Amazili. Lithograph. Original colour. In fine condition. Size: 36 x 54.5 cm. (14 x 21½ inches). Gould's A Monograph of the Trochilidae, Or Family of Humming Birds probably represent the peak of his art. 'The iridescent splendor and sense of motion captured in the plates is overwhelming.' (The Hill Collection, Cornell University).

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      Juan Budó, Barcelona 1861 - LA GACETA MUSICAL BARCELONESA. de 1861 a 1863. LICEO DE BARCELONA 117 NÚMEROS. Revistas Encuadernadas en Tapa dura, del número 2 del 10 de Febrero de 1861 al 118 del 27 de Diciembre de 1863. Cada número tiene 4 páginas con informaciones de la vida musical de Barcelona y España, especialmente del Liceo de Barcelona y los Teatros de la Corte. Excelentes informaciones de los cantantes y autores de la época Verdi, Rossini, Wagner, etc¿ Editor Juan Budó. Ejemplar muy raro y dificil de encontrar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sechzig Jahre des Kaukasischen Krieges

      Leipzig: Bernhard Schlicke,, 1861. mit besonderer Berücksichtigung des Feldzuges im nördlichen Daghestan im Jahre 1839. Nach russischen Originalen. Octavo (219 × 148 mm). Contemporary dark green morocco-backed matching sand-grained cloth boards, leather corner tips, title gilt to spine, yellow surface-paper endpapers. 2 folding maps and 5 plans on 4 folding sheets. Slight rubbing at the extremities, front hinge a little cracked, but sound, scattered foxing, a very good copy. First edition in German of two important papers - Fadeev first published Tiflis, 1860; Milyutin, St. Petersburg, 1850 - giving the Russian view of the troubled history of the contested territories of the northern Caucasus. Fadeev "was a general, diplomat, essayist, pan-Slavist (of a sort), and conservative opponent of the Great Reforms who had interesting things to say about everything from the Dardanelles to jury trials … The basic message of these books is straightforward: the Russians had a hard time conquering the North Caucasus in the 19th century, but eventually, thankfully, they got the job done" (Sunderland, "The Caucasian Tangle" in Kritika, vol. VII, no. 1, 2006) Milyutin served with Prince Alexander Baryatinsky's Caucasian Corps, and was actively involved in the capture of Shamil. He became War Minister in 1861, and initiated a radical reform of the ministry and the Russian Army. Uncommon and highly interesting.

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

      New York 1861 - Chromolithograph. Some scuffing, soiling, a mended tear, very good. Rare. A large, attractive, well-detailed map (not bird's-eye view, as it calls itself) of the key theatre of the early phase of the Civil War. The map includes street grids for Baltimore, Washington, Norfolk, Richmond, and Lynchburg. The map skillfully renders topography, in particular the Blue Ridge, Shenandoah, and Allegheny Mountain ranges. Town, courthouses, forts, road and railroads are shown throughout and, most notably, in the western regions as well. The map was drawn and lithographed by J. Schedler and printed by Sarony, Major & Knapp. Stephenson 17.3

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        Voyage dans l’Amérique du Sud. Pérou et Bolivie.

      Paris, Michel Lévy Frères, Libraires-Éditeurs, 1861 - in-8° ; (2)-310 pp.-(1), demi-chagrin vert foncé, dos à nerfs, fleurons or, titre or, lég. rousseurs sans gravité, rel. de l’époque, bel exemplaire. Catalogue de la Bibliothèque Court, 1126. Kirchheimer, 474. Leclerc, 1750. Sabin, 28272. Édition originale. First edition. Nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Registrum Domus de Soltre, necnon Ecclesie Collegiate S. Trinitatis prope Edinburgh etc. Charters of the Hospital of Soltre, of Trinity College, Edinburgh, and Other Collegiate Churches in Mid-Lothian

      Edinburgh - The Bannatyne Club 1861 - A publication from Sir Walter Scott's Bannatyne Club, examining old buildings in Edinburgh and the surrounding county Midlothian. With an engraved frontispiece andfurther plates, some coloured, some folding. With illustrations in the text. Written in both Latin and English. List of members of the Bannatyne Club in July 1861to the front. The Bannatyne Club was founded by Sir Walter Scott to print rare works of Scottish interest, whether in history, poetry, or general literature. It printed 116 volumes in all. It was dissolved in 1861. David Laing (20 April 1793 18 October 1878) was a Scottish antiquary. Apart from an extraordinary general bibliographical knowledge, Laing was best known as a lifelong student of the literary and artistic history of Scotland. He published no original work, but contented himself with editing the works of others. For over fifty years, Laing was a member of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, and contributed over a hundred separate papers to their Proceedings. He was also the long-standing secretary to the Bannatyne Club, many of whose publications were edited by him. Condition: In original publisher's cloth binding with paper spine label. Externally sound, with some shelfwear, fading and marks. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and clean throughout. The majority of pages are unopened. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        City of the Saints and across the Rocky Mountains to California

      London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts. 1861. First edition. 8vo. xii, 708pp, frontis, folding map, 8 plates and other text illustrations. Original green morocco-grained cloth, decorated in blind with a gilt beehive device on the upper board; extremities a little rubbed. The edges yellowed, a touch of occasional pale foxing inside but a very good clean copy, with tissue guards for the plates in place. Francis Crossle's copy, with his name on the front endpaper. ***The city being that of the Great Salt Lake. .

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      Washington: Bureau of Topographical Engineers, August 1861. - Sun printed (i.e. photozincographed) map after the original manuscript, with routes of railroads and canals handcolored, 44 x 51 1/2 inches, dissected into twenty-four sections and linen-backed as issued. Manuscript annotations in pencil [by J.J. Young?]. Very good. In a blue morocco- backed box. Provenance: Family descendants of Amiel Weeks Whipple. A highly important military map of northern Virginia, made for the use of the Union Army in the early days of the Civil War, by an important military topographer. The present map depicts Virginia as far north as Fredericksburg, as far south as the North Carolina border, and as far west as Charlottesville, with detail including towns, roads, waterways, and railroads. A statement on the map cites the U.S. Coast surveys and the Boye map of Virginia as sources, in addition to surveys conducted by the Corps of Topographical Engineers. The map was completed within a month of the first major battle of the war, the Battle of Bull Run, fought on July 21, 1861. The failure of Union forces there made it clear that the war was not going to be resolved easily and quickly. Although not named as the cartographer, the present map can be attributed to Amiel Weeks Whipple. During the 1850s, Whipple became one of the most accomplished surveyors in the Corps of Topographical Engineers, leading explorations for the transcontinental railroad. Upon the outbreak of the Civil War, "Captain Whipple was immediately ordered to report to the Chief of Topographical Engineers in Washington. There was then a dearth of maps giving any but the most meager of information concerning the State of Virginia, and to him as Chief of Topographical Engineers of the defenses of Washington, South of the Potomac, was entrusted the very trying and responsible duty of making armed reconnaissances to collect the topographical details required. It was hazardous work, in a country thickly wooded in places, where small bodies of men could be concealed with absolute impunity; and the first skirmishes of the war, such as that at Fairfax Court House, were fought during its continuance. The work, however, was successfully and very quickly done, and reliable maps were soon in possession of the Union commanders" (Stoddard). Attribution of this map to Whipple can also be determined by a very similar map, though focused on Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William counties, which identifies Whipple as the source for the manuscript drawn by Civil Engineer J.J. Young (see Stephenson 536.6). That map is in essence the companion to the present map, showing the northern regions of Virginia not shown on this map. The handwriting of the manuscript used for that map and the present map are identical, suggesting both to have been drawn by Young. Interestingly, the present map includes pencil annotations, again in the same hand (see for example the naming of the branches of the Elizabeth River near Norfolk). That this map was done specifically for use in the field is suggested by the hurried process of its production. Rather than taking the time to have the map lithographed or engraved, a sun print process was used to duplicate the original manuscript. Sun printing, also called photozincography, was developed in Great Britain in the mid-19th century to reproduce maps created during the Ordnance Survey. In this photographic process, a negative is made of the original using a wet plate collodion method, which is then exposed onto a thin sheet coated with a saturated potassium bichromate solution and transferred to a zinc plate, coated in ink, and put through a press. The present copy descended in the family of Whipple and includes a manuscript presentation below the cartouche: "To accompany letter to / dated Bureau of Topogl. Eng.s Augt 1861." The name of the recipient is not filled in, suggesting that Whipple kept this copy for himself. The map is very rare, with OCLC citing but three known examples. STEPHENSON, CIVIL WAR MAPS 451.6. Francis R. Stoddard,

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Autograph letter signed ("Nino Bixio").

      Paris, 12. IV. 1861. - 8vo. ½ pp. on double leaf. To a lady, apologizing for not having found the time to pay her a visit. - With small label and ms. number on the reverse. - Rare.

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        A Practical Treatise on the use of the Ophthalmoscope

      London: John Churchill, 1861. Large octavo,4 chromo-lithographic colour plates; very good in original blind-stamped brown cloth, gilt spine, rubbed. Author's presentation copy. John Hulke studied at King's College, London and became a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1852. He studied ophthalmology under Bowman, and became a well-known surgeon and ophthalmologist, serving on the staffs of Moorfields (1858-1895) and Middlesex Hospital (1862-1895). His research on the anatomy and physiology of the retina in man and other species led to his election to the Royal Society in1867.In this guide to ophthalmoscopic examination, Hulke includes the theory of the ophthalmoscope; a description of various ophthalmoscopes; and an account of progress made in ophthalmoscopic diagnosis between 1859 and 1861.It is based on Hulke's prize winning essay of 1859.-1895), and Middlesex Hospital (1862-895.

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        Geschichte des Ritters Götz von Berlichingen mit der eisernen Hand und seiner Familie.

      Leipzig, Brockhaus 1861. - 4°, XII, 778 SS., Halblederband der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung, Einband berieben, Stammtafel im Falz gerissen, sonst gut erhaltenes Expl., Die Abbildungen zeigen einen Portrait-Frontisp., getönte Lithographie der Burg Jagsthausen, mehrf. gef. Stammtafel mit einer lithogr. Ansicht von Burg Hornberg, 2 mehrf. gef. Tafeln mit allen Einzelteilen und Funktionsweise der eisernen Hand des Ritters, lithographiertes Portrait, 2 Handschriften-Fakimile, farb. Wappen der reichsritterschaftlichen Familie von Berlichingen, Grabmal des Ritters Götz von Berlichingen. - Dreizeilige handschriftliche Widmung und Signatur von Erich Graf von Berlichingen-Rossach (1904), [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ten Weeks in Japan

      Longman Green Longman and Roberts 1861 - 459pp with tinted illustrations and fold out linen map to rear. No inscriptions. Fine contemporary binding of ten leather on marbled boards. five raised bands to spine with black leather title and author labels. Light scattered spotting throughout and some darkening of leaves around the edges of the illustrations. A very handsome copy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Great Expectations

      London: Chapman and Hall,, 1861. 3 volumes, octavo (174 × 113 mm). Early 20th-century polished tan calf by Zaehnsdorf for E. P. Dutton, New York, top edges gilt, skilfully rebacked to style. Bound without adverts. Some leaves, only sporadically but spread throughout the three volumes, lightly browned and with water stains in the upper outer corner, a good copy with the requisite first impression points. First edition, first impression, published on 6 July 1861, one of 1,000 copies thus. The first edition was divided into five impressions, with distinct title pages labelling them as five editions, perhaps to imply rapid sales. The modern bibliographical authority is generally agreed to be the table given in Appendix D to the Clarendon edition, 1993, based on line-by-line collation of six 1861 copies, with additional spot checks from other copies, in which Margaret Caldwell agrees with the traditional conclusion that the same setting of type was used for all five impressions: "there is no warrant for treating the five impressions as distinct editions" (p. 491). However, she deduces that the impressions were sequential and that minor corrections and gradual deterioration of type can be shown across the five impressions. This copy has all Caldwell's points for the first impression, except at vol. III, 192.11?-12, where the reading is the second state "himself very / carefully." The third volume often shows one or two secondary text states, even when in original cloth, suggesting that Caldwell's points may be too prescriptive in this regard. The first impression of Great Expectations is a famously rare book. Robert L. Patten, Charles Dickens and His Publishers (Clarendon 1978) states that 1,000 copies of the first impression and 750 of the second were printed and that probably most of the first and more than half of the second (1,400 copies in all) were published by Mudie's Select Library, where as circulating library copies they inevitably suffered a high rate of attrition.

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      Richmond: West & Johnston, [1861]. - Sheet map, 19 3/4 x 26 inches. 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 it was 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. PARRISH & WILLINGHAM 6148.

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      Day & Son, Lithographers to the Queen, London - .[1861].vi, 132 pgs.FIRST EDITION.44 CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS INCLUDING TITLE PAGE AND FRONTIS AND 4 PLATES(HANDPAINTED) OF TINTS FOR A TOTAL OF 48 PLATES.PENLEY, BORN IN ENGLAND AND BEST KNOWN AS A LANDSCAPE PAINTER WAS A REGULAR CONTRIBUTOR TO THE ROYAL ACADEMY AND AUTHOR OF SEVERAL ART BOOKS.Dedication page(small dampstains in margin only) following title page "TO THE RIGHT HONORABLE SIR CHARLES WOOD, HER MAJESTY'S SECRETARY OF THE STATE FOR INDIA", from the author.Pages relatively clean, some minor offsetting from plates to text, spots here and there from aging or toning.Leather corners chipped at edges.Red cloth boards worn with some staining.A RARE EDITION AND OVERALL FOR ITS AGE AND SIZE, THE BINDING IS TIGHT AND IT IS IN BETTER THAN AVERAGE CONDITION. Large Folio - 14 1/2" x 21 1/2" [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        "Cox Homestead 1861"

      New South Wales, 1861. Original watercolour inscribed in pencil "Cox Homestead, 1861"; worn, with surface loss, an illegible signature lower left. Nineteenth-century rural homestead. An iconic Australian scene of a homestead with outbuildings, paddocks and horses.The Cox family had thousands of acres in various parts of New South Wales - in the Mulgoa Valley, Bathurst and Windsor areas to name just a few.Although not in perfect condition, this watercolour is a significant historical relic of nineteenth-century country life, complete with horse and cart.Provenance; From the collection of the late O.E. Friend (1871- 1942) and exhibited at the Royal Historical Society, Sydney in 1943.

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      James Hogg and Sons, s.d. (1861), London - Legatura coeva in percallina granata con decorazioni a secco ed in oro, autore e titolo impressi a secco sul dorso. Figure femminili (probabilmente raffiguranti le due autrici) impresse in oro decorano entrambe i piatti anteriori. XII, (2), 374; VIII, (2), 368 pagine numerate. 20 tavole litografate fuori testo di cui 2, all'antiporta, a colori. Prima edizione di questa relazione di  viaggio delle sorelle Catlow che narra della loro escursione attraverso la Svizzera e l'Italia fino alla Campania. Il viaggio fu intrapreso nel 1856 e rappresenta il tipico itinerario del Grand Tour con l'aggiunta di approfondite visite nei territori alpini (ai quali è dedicato gran parte del primo volume, con un capitolo ed una tavola dedicati al Monte Bianco, mentre al IV capitolo del II volume si fa breve cenno al Monte Rosa). Inoltre, di particolare interesse è l'ampia descrizione della flora e fauna alpine. Esemplare in discrete condizioni, tracce d'usura alle legatura in particolare al piatto posteriore del primo volume, scolorito; dorsi scoloriti e con qualche piccola integrazione, abrasioni agli angoli. La tavola a colori, in antiporta del II volume, con piccolo rinforzo al bordo laterale. 0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Original Photographic Proof Sheet, unsigned, 4to, Paris, of Nellie Melba, Sigrid Arnoldson, and Marthe Brandes

      The proof sheet titled, "Paris-Photographie," contains 30 images together, composed of five rows of six images each. The images are identified at the bottom of the sheet under the title, "Nadar-Actualité." The first row of six photographic proofs shows "Madame [Nellie] Melba" in "Romeo et Juliette," the next three rows show Sigrid Arnoldson, and the last row shows Marthe Brandes. Nellie Melba (1861-1931), renown Australian opera singer and the first Australian to achieve international recognition in the classical music world; Sigrid Arnoldson (1861-1943) Swedish international opera star; Marthe Brandes (1862-1930), French comedienne. The browned sheet is in overall good condition with some soiling at lower right portion not affecting text and slight bend in right upper margin and lower left corner.

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        Oeuvres Complètes D'Alexis de Tocqueville Publiées par Madame de Tocqueville (Democratie en Amérique, Correspondance Inédite, Etudes Economiques etc.)

      Paris: Michel Lévy Frères, 1861. Hardcover (Quarter Leather). Very Good Condition. 9 volumes in quarter green leather over green marbled boards. Wear to a few spine ends, a bit of wear at edges, scattered foxing internally and occasional browning, but a very good set overall. Complete including the Correspondance inédites. Published 1861-1866. Démocratie en Amérique (3 vols); L'Ancien Régime et la Révolution; Correspondance inédites (2 vols); Nouvelle Correspondence; Mélanges, Fragments Historique; and Etudes Economiques, Politiques & Litteraires. Size: Octavo (8vo). 9-volume set (complete). Previous owner's book-plate on endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Philosophy; Essays & Literary Criticism. Inventory No: 045042.

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        The Republic of Fools: Being the History of the State and People of Abdera, in Thrace - [Complete in 2 Volumes]

      London, W. H. Allen & Co, 1861, Hardback, First EditionExceptional copies both in the original gilt-blocked and blind-tooled cloth. Professionally recased with the original spine laid back; very impressively finished. Remain a particularly well-preserved set; tight, bright, clean and strong. Scans on request. ; 1 pages; Description: 2 v. 20 cm. Subjects: Avdhira (Greece) --Fiction. Thrace--Fiction. Thrace --Fiction.

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        The Baltimore poet handwrites the second stanza of his patriotic tribute to his native state ? he had written ?Maryland! My Maryland? in the days following the death of a friend in a skirmish with Union troops shortly after Fort Sumter

      n.p., n.d. "Autograph Manuscript Signed ?James R. Randall,? one page, 7? x 8.75?. On laid, watermarked paper. Fine condition.The second stanza of his nine-stanza poem, ?Maryland! My Maryland!? In full, ?Hark to an exiled son?s appeal, / Maryland! / My Mother-State, to thee I kneel, / Maryland! / For life and death, for woe and weal, / Thy peerless chivalry reveal, / And gird thy beauteous limbs with steel, / Maryland! My Maryland!?After hearing of the death in of a friend involved in a skirmish with Union troops marching through Baltimore on April 19, 1861, Baltimore-born James R. Randall, teaching in Louisiana, was so aroused that he wrote the poem, ?Maryland! My Maryland!? at night by candlelight. It first appeared in the April 26, 1861, issue of the New Orleans ?Sunday Delta? and was eventually set to the music of ?Tannenbaum, O Tannenbaum.? In 1939, ?Maryland! My Maryland!? was adopted as the Maryland state song. It is annually played before the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore."

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      Durand, Paris - Imprimerie Administrative de Paul Dupont, Paris 1861 - RO40202894: 608 pages. Etiquette de code sur le dos. Tampons et annotation de bibliothèque en page de titre. Dos fendu. Derniers cahiers et 2e plat se détachant. Manque important sur le coin inférieur du 2e plat. Coins pliés en toute fin d'ouvrage. (Très rare) Trad. pour la 1re fois en français par J.-G. Magnabal. Emigration des Juifs. Les Juifs sous les monarchies chrétiennes d'Oviédo, de Léon et de Castille. Prospérité et malheurs des Juifs sous la branche de don Sanche. Règne des rois catholiques. In-8 Broché. Etat d'usage. 2ème plat abîmé. Dos abîmé. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 296-Judaïsme [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Autobiography of a Stage-Coachman (complete in three volumes)

      London: Hurst and Blackett, 1861. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. These three books are clean, tight, square with very good corners and unmarked. They are very lightly rubbed. they have marbled end papers and 311, 312, 292, minimally toned pages plus ads. They are bound in gilt lined three-quarter red leather on the corners and spines. The spines have five raised bands with gilt tooled designs (among them horns and horseshoes) in the panels and gilt titles on darker backgrounds. Each book has a tissue guarded frontispiece. They were bound by Rivere & Son for Henry Southeran of Piccadilly. The boards are covered in red cloth.

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      Hurst & Blackett 1861 - 1st 1861. Very good condition with no wrapper. Three volumes. 8 x 5". Red embossed cloth, gilt titles to spines. B/w frontis to each volume. Bookplate of Eric S. Quayle to front pastedown of Vol I. Top and tail of spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Contents very good. [S] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Narrative by Major-General John Campbell, C.B. of his Operations in the Hill Tracts of Orissa for the Suppression of Human Sacrifices and Female Infanticide

      London: Hurst and Blackett, Printed for Private Circulation, , 1861. Octavo, original dun pebble-grained cloth, title gilt to the spine, edges sprinkled red. Somewhat sunned at the spine, boards slightly mottled, spine relined, corners stiffened, light browning. First edition, uncommon, just 3 copies on COPAC. Campbell's version of events in Khondistan initiated a sharp controversy with William Macpherson, brother of Major Samuel Charters Macpherson, who edited the latter's correspondence for publication in 1865. Major Macpherson disagreed totally with Campbell as to the best methods to pursue in the suppression of the Meriah, human sacrifices, of the Khonds. Macpherson's persuasive methods reaped early success in Gumsur, but, perhaps due to interference by Campbell's allies, failed to make an impact in Boad. Macpherson was replaced by Campbell (who immediately resorted to coercion), and charges laid against him. Macpherson was cleared and the governor-general, Lord Dalhousie, declared that nothing could compensate Macpherson for the treatment that he had undergone. The success of this privately-produced memoir led Campbell to publish a revised edition some three years later. Contemporary bookplate with the Campbell crest to the front pastedown.

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        Travels in the regions of the Upper and Lower Amoor and the Russian Acquisitions on the Confines of India and China with adventures among the mountain Kirghis and the Manjours, Manyargs, Toungouz, Touzemtz, Goldi and Gelyaks. The hunting and pastoral tribes. Second edition.

      London, Hurst and Blackett, 1861,. gr. in-8vo, colored front + XIII + 570 p., with 1 map and numerous illustrations, small legacy stamp on first flyleaf 'Guggisberg', original half-leather, with large corners, spine gilt. Fine copy.. In this work, Atkinson continues his observations while traveling in the Eastern portions of the Russian Empire. He focuses on the natural history and ethnography of the region, but includes vignettes of hunting for maral, ibex, bear, argali, and wild boar.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Czech, An Annotated Bibliography of Asian Big Game Hunting. p. 15,

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      Forlag: Chriftiania WM. Brams, 1861. Book. Fine. Hardback. Assumed First Edition. 8 x 10. TITLE: MAGISTER CHRISTIAN SCRIVER 1861 AUTHOR: UNSURE ABOUT TITLE, AUTHOR, PUBLISHER with the book being in possible German!!!!!! PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: CHRIFTIANIA WM. BRAMS, FORLAG 1861 EDITION: First Edition assumed CATEGORY: Foreign BINDING/COVER: Hardback without dust jacket COLOR: Brown Leather CONDITION: UNSURE ABOUT TITLE, AUTHOR, PUBLISHER with the book being in possible German!!!!!! There is a leather imprint line to the endpapers. The outside is in fair plus condition with heavy scuffing to the spine. There is some nice writing in ink from 1868 on the front endpaper. Book is without other marks or writings, pages are clean, and book is tight and sturdy. SIZE: 8 x 10 (approximately) PAGES: 1147 pages. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: UNSURE ABOUT TITLE, AUTHOR, PUBLISHER with the book being in possible German!!!!!! MAGISTER CHRISTIAN SCRIVER. SIELE = SFAT. COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid, books will ship immediately without email notification to customer (it's on the way), you are welcomed to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCodePrc 3500 E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 005751.

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      Various newspaper clippings, 1861-1864., 1861 - 1864. Folio, leather spine and marbled boards, 54 pages (on 27 leaves) with evidence of some excision, neatly mounted in double columns. A fine, careful selection, neatly mounted of verses concerning the Civil War (from a Union perspective). Selections range from such standards as "The Star Spangled Banner" and what must certainly stand as an early appearance of "The Battle Hymn of the Republic," to such pieces that would be familiar to anyone who has handled Civil War song sheets ("Three Hundred Thousand More," "After The Battle"), to such juxtapositions as Longfellow's "Union (here collected with the first line, "Sail On, O Ship Of State!") mounted directly above a perhaps uncollected elegy on Lincoln's son Willie (dated four days after his death on Feb. 24, 1862) by Minnie Lee, "Willie, The Nation's Offered Lamb." Minor poets predominate.... a number hail from Connecticut, including Hartford's own sweet singer Lydia Huntley Sigourney--- through Holmes and Whittier, Longfellow and Bryant are sprinkled throughout, as well as the Ohio sweet singer Phoebe Cary. Bret Harte is represented with "Our Privilege, by a Californian" (signed in type F. B. Harte) preceding by several years his first book of 1867, while Horatio Alger also makes some relatively early appearances. A few pieces on McClellan's political career are here collected, and the assembler rounds out some of the odd columns with brief jokes or anecdotes, including at least one Abraham Lincoln story. Despite the war, some mild satire does rear its head; one "National Hymn" from Vanity Fair was produced "through the aid of a mathematical formula," and hits all the expected notes of a patriotic song (Eagles, banners, etc.). The scrapbook seems both strangely clean and optimistic during the early the early years of the war, as the years of fighting wear on, the subject matter becomes more melancholy and the paste itself adopts a certain pathetic-fallacious sympathy and bleeds through with some frequency, causing browning and some offset. No verses of victory or of Lincoln's death are here collected, suggesting an end date of around 1864. Spine cracked and chipped, joints cracked (but holding); some occasional foxing, light browning or offset, else a good. Sound copy.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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        Svenske folke-sange og melodier, samlede og udsatte for pianoforte.

      C.A. Reitzels, Kobenhavn 1861 - Second, augmented edition, oblong 4to, pp. [8], 204; printed music throughout; original pictorial wrappers; spine mostly perished but still very good. Inscribed by the author to Prof. George Stephens, the philologist and runic archaeologist. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        The Order Book of the Great American Rebellion

      Auburn Publishing Co., New York 1861 - Salesman's copy.Original dark brown blind stamped decorative cloth binding. Gilt title on front cover. Some foxing to tissue guards. Occasional foxing to back & margins of the plates. Consists of full page portraits with tissue guards of Lincoln, Farragut, Sherman and Grant. Other full page & quarter page portraits, some with tissue guards of Union & Confederate generals, including Ericsson, Davis, Jackson, etc. Loaded with portraits, maps, plans, drawing, battle scenes, insignias and an advert. Last few pages consist of a few pages of subscribers' lists. Approximately 100 pages. This is an extremely rare order book of the rare Storke two volume set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: 12 Peers Fine Books]
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      James T. Lloyd, [philadelphia?] 1861 - Civil War; History, American; Color Illustrations; 50 x 41"; 1 pages; (Civil War Railroad Map of The Seat of War) LLOYD'S AMERICAN RAILROAD MAP SHOWING THE WHOLE SEAT OF WAR, by James T. Lloyd. This large, 50" x 41" hand-colored map was originally published in this format in the June 15, 1861 issue of Lloyd's American Railway Weekly, only 2 months after the beginning of war hostilities. The large inset in L. R. Shows "Escambia, Santa Rosa Cos. FL. Showing Pensacola Harbor", and depicts the forts and the position of the U. S. Fleet blocking it's entrance. The circular gauge to it's left is "Lloyd's Amer. Wkly. Time Dial, showing times in 28 different US cities. Unfortunately, because of it's size, age and the thin newsprint paper on which it is printed, the map has more than it's share of creases, dampstaining(mostly along the margins) , holes and L & R margin wear and loss from insects(? ) and general abuse, especially to the upper right, where the textblock description is partly detroyed. Overall, a good example of an extremely scarce, fragile and early map of the war. Faults are clearly shown in the graphics. Photographed under shrinkwrap. ; 0 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Sketching Rambles; Or, Nature In The Alps And Apennines - 2 volumes in a fine binding

      James Hogg, London 1861 - Two volumes 8vo. There is a little fading to the boards and a couple of scuff marks on the upper board of the first volume but this is a splendid set bound as an Eton Leaving gift. Complete with two coloured and 18 tinted lithographs. This work was the only joint travel book by these sisters and their coloured sketches gave an impression of the wonderful scenery. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: McManmon, B.D. ABA,PBFA]
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      N Y, N Y: Cummings, Christian Messenger Office. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1861. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 266, [3] pages; The Life, Travels, and Gospel Labors of Eld Joseph Thomas, More Widely Known as the "White Pilgrim"; to Which Are Added His Poems: Religious, Moral, and Satirical . Bound in original publisher's blindstamped brown cloth with bright gilt lettering and decorative design to spine, this antique volume is a scarce nineteenth-century theological work. The work is illustrated with a frontispiece portrait and plate at the rear of volume showing author's grave. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 4 1/4" x 6 2/4" . No auction records found, Worldcat locates 2 copies OCLC Number: 7602020 . REV. JOSEPH THOMAS was born near Hawfields (Trolling's bridge on Haw river) , in Orange (now Alamance) county, North Carolina, March 7, 1791, and died April 9, 1835. At the age of seven he was separated from his father and mother...In 1806, having gone to his home in North Carolina, he was deeply convicted of sin at a camp-meeting under the preaching of William Guirey. He began to pray in private, and after a year, at the age of sixteen, he received the evidence of a full pardon. ...In 1811, having made a tour through the West, he returned by way of Philadelphia...In 1814, he sold his possessions, put off his [82] "fashionable clothing" and "dressed agreeably to the impressions" of his mind in white--whence his name the "White Pilgrim." He published his "Pilgrim's Hymn Book" in 1815. Graphic of frontis and title pae also available. ; 0 .

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        Incidents connected with the Discovery of Gold in New South Wales, in the year 1851. Being a personal Narrative of (the author's) connection with that Event.

      1861 1861 - Sydney: Printed by Frederick White, 1861. 8vo. Orig. pale green printed wrapper (occasional light chipping to spine). (42pp.). Fine and extremely scarce, with no copies cited in any Victorian institutions. F.15198.

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        Sunshine in the Country. A Book of Rural Poetry embellished with photographs from nature

      London: Richard Griffin & Co, 1861. 6; (ii); 152 pages. All edges in gilt. 20 ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS mounted circular and half-page. Light foxing, some spreading to inner hinges. Original red bevelled edged gilt cloth, lightly rubbed. Photographs in nice rich tone. Believed to be one of the first anthologies of poetry to be illustrated with real photographs, which were taken by William Morris Grundy (1806-1859) of Sutton Coldfield. He is known for his series of stereoscopic genre scenes entitled "Rural England." in 1859 the negatives were bought by the London Stereoscopic Company who reused them to illustrated this present volume. Gernsheim, 153. First Ed. Very Good. 4to.. Book.

      [Bookseller: Roger Collicott Books]
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        [Collection of 36 albumen prints].[Mexico, ca. 1896-1907]. Size mainly between 10 x 14 and 12.5 x 20.5 cm. 30 large and 6 smaller paper photographs, the large captioned in English and numbered in the negative with photographer's name [C.B.] Waite bottom right. Mounted on 30 leafs (one leaf with pasted booksellers and stationers ticket of F.F. Hansell & brothers, New Orleans). With: (2) [PHOTOGRAPHY - MEXICO]. [Collection of 38 related smaller format black and white prints and silver print snapshots mounted on 7 leafs, plus a small Kodak panorama in 4 parts, pasted on 2 leafs]. [Mexico, ca. 1960-70]. Size mainly between 7 x 9 and 9 x 13 cm.

      Ad 1: Interesting collection of 36 photographs illustrating the daily life, religion and nature of Mexico, the state of Veracruz in particular, of which 30 numbered and with the name of the photographer C.B. Waite. The American photographer and member of Sonora News Agency Charles Burlingame Waite (born 1861) moved from California to Mexico in 1896 and was active there until his return to the United States in 1913. His photographic activities ranged from documentation of archaeological and scientific expeditions to contributions to periodicals and tourist guides.The René D'Harnoncourt Photograph Collection 1900-1925 (Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin, USA) holds many photographs of Waite, the majority dated 1901-1907. The Research Library of the Gettty Institute, the University of California in Berkeley and the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque also have a collection of Waite photographs.Ad 2: Collection showing cows on the road near Vera Cruz, a ceramist at Coyotepec (Oaxaca), stone work at Mitla (Oaxaca), a Western family posing at archaeological sites, Indians dancing in the Cathedral square (of Mexico city?), a bulls stadium ring, views of Acapulco, etc.Ad 1; About half of the photographs faded but images still clearly visible; few with small corners torn off. Important collection capturing early 20th-century Mexico.

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        Tom Brown at Oxford.

      Cambridge: Macmillan and Co., 1861. - First Edition. 3 volumes; 8vo. Surprisingly unsigned, fine later binding of navy blue crushed morocco with gilt titles and gilt tooling to spines, gilt rule, blue cloth boards and end papers, top edges gilt. Browning to edges; some occasional foxing. The sequel to 'Tom Brown's Schooldays'. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books, ABA ILAB]
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