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        Temple Bar

      1863 - London: Ward and Lock 1861 - Handsome leather bound set of this popular publication! Very rare as a run, we have seen individual volumes for sale up to 200 each. A magazine for the middle-class Victorian reader. It features literary essays and current religious and scientific topics, interspersed with entertaining stories and serialized novels. Fascinating reading and an excellent opportunity for the Researcher, Historian and Collector. Includes the following volumes;I - March 1861II - July 1861III - November 1861IV - March 1862V - July 1862VI - November 1862VII - March 1863 VIII - July 1863IX - November 1863Condition: The bindings are tight and firm and all covers are firmly attached. There is some wear to the extremities including a gash to the front board of volume VIII. Internally the books are generally clean and bright apart from some mild spots to the main text and mild spotting to the end papers, including the title pages. There is an ink signature to a front end paper of most volumes. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Revised Regulations for the Army of the United States. 1861

      J.G.L. Brown (Printers), Philadelphia 1861 - Dark blue blind stamped decorated cloth on front & rear boards. Rebacked spine with the original spine expertly laid down. Scuffing to the lower portion of the spine.Title to spine in gilt. Index, appendix. 559 pages. RARE [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Heliomaster Constanti (Constant's Star-Throat)

      London 1861 - John Gould (1804-1881) was an English ornithologist, self-taught artist and naturalist. Gould first worked as a gardener under his father in the Royal Gardens of Windsor from 1818-1824, where he began his illustrations. He became an expert taxidermist, opening his own practice in London in 1824 and in 1827 he became the first Curator and Preserver at the museum of the Zoological Society of London. Through his work he was able to meet with the country’s leading naturalists and view new collections of birds given to the Zoological Society. His interest in birds was continually developing and in 1830 he published his first volume on birds, “A Century of Birds From the Himalaya Mountains.” For the next fifty years, Gould, his wife and artists working with them traveled around Asia, the East Indies and Australia. His wife Elizabeth and other artists were able to transfer his sketches to stone; hand print and hand-color them. Of all his works, many of Gould’s best-known images come from this beautiful and comprehensive “Monograph of the Trochilidae, or Family of Hummingbirds”. One of his largest productions, the Hummingbirds was also the most painstaking, meticulously detailed project that the ornithologist attempted. In order to create accurate representations of the tiny, delicately beautiful birds, Gould invented a new method of coloring, using metallic pigments to reproduce the iridescence of their plumage. Most images also show at least one subject in flight to further accentuate the coloring of their feathers. All of the hummingbirds are drawn to scale and are anatomically correct to the smallest detail, their brilliant coloring highlighted with gold and transparent luster. Most of the subjects in the book were taken from Gould’s personal collection of hummingbird specimens. This magnificently hand-colored lithograph, "Heliomaster Constanti", measures 22" x 15" and is in excellent condition. These hummingbirds, commonly called Constant's Star-Throat's or Plain-Capped Starthroats, are expertly hand-colored and finely detailed. Their backs, a rich green, are contrasted with their grey undersides with white accenting and black wingtips. These hummingbirds each have white eyebrows and lines coming off their slender black beaks and most notably a luminescent red-throat that scales down their necks. Precise lines define and detail every part of these birds bodies, and their dynamic positioning allows for every aspect of their coloring to be appreciated.

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        Japan, the Amoor, and the Pacific;

      London, Smith, Elder & Co., , 1861. With Notices of Other Places, comprised in a Voyage of Circumnavigation in the Imperial Russian Corvette "Rynda," in 1858-60. Octavo. (219 × 132 mm) Contemporary scarlet calf, double gilt fillet panel to the boards, green morocco label to the spine which is gilt in compartments, all edges marbled. Tinted lithographic frontispiece and 7 other similar plates. Some light foxing, endpapers and versos of the plates, very little show-through on the rectos, light shelf-wear, a very good copy. First edition. A well-written and lively account of life in late-Tokugawa Japan with excellent descriptions of the early European establishments there. Tilley took the position of English tutor with the Russian squadron travelling out via Japan to their new settlements on the Amur river. He spent three months at Nicholaivsk, claiming to be the first Englishman to visit the Amur, and visited Siberia before returning via San Francisco, Hawaii, Tahiti, and South America, concluding with an account of Monte Video. An uncommon account, full of interesting insights. This copy in a handsome binding, having been presented to J. Poley by Archibald Weyland Ruggles Brise on his leaving Eton in 1867.

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        Giornale officiale di Sicilia dal numero 144 del 02/07/1861 al numero 294 del 31/12/1861

      Palermo 1861 - Contiene Supplementi ai numeri 144 del 02/07, 166 del 28/07, 199 del 07/09, 200 del 08/09, 202 del 11/09 - In folio - pp.4 pagine a giornale salvo casi sporadici - Mezza pelle - 149 giornali + 5 supplementi - Foiriture sparse - Il quotidiano è stato fondato a Palermo subito dopo l'arrivo in Sicilia di Giuseppe Garibaldi. Il primo numero, che reca la testata Giornale officiale di Sicilia, esce il 7 giugno 1860, con Girolamo Ardizzone come editore e direttore. Questo lo rende una delle testate giornalistiche più antiche d'Italia.La prima pagina di quel giornale titolava proprio dell'arrivo dell'eroe dei due mondi a Palermo.Nato come espressione del gruppo democratico crispino e divenuto in seguito filoministeriale. È figlio del bollettino del Comitato Rivoluzionario del 1848 finito poi nelle mani del governo borbonico.La sua storia di giornale indipendente comincia anch'essa da lontano con la famiglia Ardizzone, una tradizione che continua ancor oggi. - Libro usato [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A History of the Military Transactions of the British Nation in Indostan from the year MDCCXLV to which is prefixed a dissertation on the establishments made by Mahomedan conquorers in Indostan

      Pharoah and Co., Madras 1861 - 8vo. 3 vols (complete) Vol 2 in two parts each with title page, though the pagination is continuous. 436, xciv, 739 plus unpaginated index. Vol3 is the atlas and plate volume containing 36 plates (of the 37 called for), some double page, but most multi-folding. Half green calf, raised bands, gilt. The bindings are rubbed and marked - thought perfectly sound - hinges strong and flexible. As is so often the case, the insects of the sub-continent have taken nourishment from the bindings, each of which has been damaged; The top of the lower board of vol1 has been eaten away ( quarter inch) - the leather of spine and corner unaffected. In vol2 the same has happened to the bottom of the lower board (half inch). In vol3 it is the top of the front board. Some of the maps have been inaccurately folded which has allowed the fore-edges to project slightly with consequent tearing. Scattered internal foxing and blind-stamp on top of title page to vol.1. The damage listed is has not affected the spines. The set looks very well on the shelf and is basically very sound. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Atlas Illustré de Géographie commerciale et Industrielle représentant les Grandes Divisions physiques, la distribution géographique des Végétaux et des Minéraux, les villes industrielles et usines importantes, les ports commerciaux, les chemins de fer et les parcours des paquebots à vapeur.

      François Delarue, Bulla Frères fatout 1861 - Atlas Illustré de Géographie commerciale et Industrielle représentant les Grandes Divisions physiques, la distribution géographique des Végétaux et des Minéraux, les villes industrielles et usines importantes, les ports commerciaux, les chemins de fer et les parcours des paquebots à vapeur, les découvertes et voyages faits depuis le IXe siècle jusqu'à nos jours, les colonies européennes dans les différentes parties du monde ainsi que des tableaux statistiques donnant la Population, la Superficie territoriale, les Produits industriels, les Forces militaires, la Marine, la Religion dominante de chaque pays, etc. etc., 1 vol. in-folio cartonnage éditeur, François Delarue, Bulla Frères, s.d. , cartes au format 600 x 840 mm datées 1861 et 1863, Chez Fatout, et intitulées "Nouvelle carte illustrée de", chaque carte est encadrée de vignettes illustrant les différents aspects des régions cartographiées ; 1 : Planisphère élémentaire et illustré, 1861 (accroc en marge, fente en pliure centrale en queue) ; 2 : Nouvelle carte illustrée de l'Europe, 1861 (petit fente en pliure centrale en queue, bon état par ailleurs) ; 3 : Nouvelle carte illustrée de la France, 1861 (petits accrocs en marge, une ancienne restauration) ; 4 : Nouvelle carte illustrée des Royaumes de Hollande et de Belgique ; 5 : Nouvelle carte illustrée des Iles Britanniques, 1861 (bon état) ; 6 : Nouvelle carte illustrée des Etats du Nord de l'Europe donnant la Russie d'Europe, la Suède et le Danemark (bon état) ; 7 : Nouvelle carte illustrée de l'Allemagne donnant les Etats composant la Confédération Germanique (un accroc en tête) ; 8 : Nouvelle carte illustrée de la Suisse, 1863 (petit fente en pliure centrale en queue, bon état par ailleurs) ; 9 : Nouvelle carte illustrée de l'Italie, 1863 (bon état) ; 10 : Nouvelle carte illustrée de l'Espagne et du Portugal, 1861 (petite fente en pliure centrale en queue) ;11 : Nouvelle carte illustrée de la Turquie d'Europe et de la Grèce (1863 (bon état) ; 12 : Nouvelle carte illustrée de l'Asie, 1861 (petite restauration en tête, petite fente à la pliure centrale en queue) ; 13 : Nouvelle carte illustrée de l'Afrique, 1861 (restauration à la pliure centrale en queue) ; 14 : Nouvelle carte illustrée de l'Océanie, 1861 (un accroc en marge, un accroc en queue en pliure centrale) ; 15 : Nouvelle carte illustrée de l'Amérique du Nord, 1861 (accroc en queue, petite fente en pliure centrale en queue) ;16 : Nouvelle carte illustrée de l'Amérique du Sud, 1861 (bon état) Rare exemplaire, complet des 16 cartes sur feuillets doubles, de l'Atlas de géographie commerciale et industrielle de Vuillemin. Etat moyen (cartonnage très abîmé, ouvrage dérelié, avec une différence de numérotation des cartes par rapport au feuillet introductif, l'état de chaque carte est précisé dans le descriptif). Prix en l'état. Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Plan de Jérusalem Ancienne et Moderne, par le Docteur Ermete Pierotti, architecte - ingénieur [ 1861 ]

      Kaeppelin 1861 - carte entoilée rempliée sous chemise cartonnée, au format 96 x 64 cm, gravé par Erhard Schieble, Kaeppelin, Paris, 1861 (date sur le cartonnage) Ingénieur militaire italien, Ermete Pierroti travailla en Terre Sainte de 1854 à 1861 et sa charge d'architecte ingénieur de la Terre Sainte et du Pacha de Jérusalem lui permet d'accéder - privilège exceptionnel - à l'intérieur des Lieux Saints musulmans. Bel et rare exemplaire d'une des célèbres cartes de Pierotti (carte renforcée en marge et désolidarisée de la chemise cartonnée, néanmoins une très belle carte). Langue: Français [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Erinnerung an Berlin.

      Verlag von Carl Nöhring o. J., nach 1861., Berlin - 19 Ansichten von Berlin. Im Zentrum stehend: Berlin vom Kreuzberge aus. Im Uhrzeigersinn: Königliches Schloß, Königs Palais, Neues Museum, Zeughaus, Brandenburger Thor, St. Jacobi-Kirche, Katholische Kirche, Krolls Etablissement, Königl. Schauspielhaus, Thierarzneischule, Universität, Bau Academie, Hof und Dom Kirche, Werdersche Kirche, Königl. Opernhaus, Neue Wache, Neues Museum (2), Palais des Prinz von Preußen, . 1 Blatt im Rahmen und mit Passepartout. Sichtbarer Blattbereich ca. 48 x 37 cm, mit Rahmen: ca. 75 x 64 cm. VERGLEICHE Ernst u. Laur-Ernst, Band 2, Seite 112, dort allerdings: Verlag: F. Sala in Berlin. Siehe Foto. Farbige Lithographien.

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        ALBUM DE LA INFANTERIA ESPAÑOLA DESDE SUS PRIMITIVOS TIEMPOS HASTA EL DIA.

      Madrid: Imprenta y Litografia Militar del Atlas, - 1861 - 16 h., 92 p. con litografias en color; 26 x 36 cm. - Holandesa piel con puntas. Militar [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ALL THE YEAR ROUND. 72 consecutive monthly issues

      1861. Monthly issues #21 through #92, each issue containing four or five weekly numbers (in all, weekly numbers 89 through 401, plus the six Annual Christmas Numbers). Each issue with properly-dated "All The Year Round Advertiser" ad catalogue at the beginning, and most with various ads and slips at the end. London: Chapman & Hall, January 1861 - December 1866. Original blue wrappers. Charles Dickens began "All The Year Round" in 1859, creating it from the ashes of his "Household Words," which had run from 1850 through 1858. "All The Year Round" would likewise run under Dickens's editorship about nine years, from 1859 into 1868, at which time a "New Series" was begun, with control increasingly turned over to Dickens's son Charley (culminating in Dickens's death in 1870). This run consists of the six calendar years of 1861 through 1866 (72 monthly issues containing 313 weekly numbers plus six Extra Christmas Numbers).~Included by Dickens himself within these 72 issues, in addition to the Christmas Numbers and his frequent editorial observations, are the latter half of GREAT EXPECTATIONS, the eleven 1863 travel pieces that in the 1865 edition of THE UNCOMMERCIAL TRAVELLER expanded the original (1861) 17 pieces to 28, and four other short pieces (see Eckel p. 195). Other authors within these pages include Wilkie Collins (NO NAME), Elizabeth Gaskell (A DARK NIGHT'S WORK) and Charles Reade (HARD CASH).~Each monthly issue contains four or five weekly numbers (depending upon how many Saturdays fell within that month); at the beginning of each monthly issue is the ad catalogue bearing the date of the following month (for example, the weekly numbers within the monthly issue reading "August 1864" on the front wrapper were issued during that month, but this monthly version came out at the beginning of September and bears that ad catalogue). Every six months, an issue contains the preliminary leaves for the just-completed Volume of ALL THE YEAR ROUND (customers were encouraged to have their issues bound up).~These 72 monthly issues are remarkably complete. Just one rear wrapper is lacking (for issue #66), while one other has part of a rear wrapper lacking. Eleven of the twelve "preliminaries" (Vols IV - XV) are present: for some reason that of Vol X (early 1864) never appears to have been bound in. In just a couple of the issues, the ad catalogue consists of the four pages 1-2-7-8 (we do not know whether a 3-4-5-6 leaf is missing, or if that month's catalogue was reduced in size). But that's it -- otherwise this set is amazingly complete.~The condition of these 72 issues is, on the whole, very good: some are truly fine, even with the weekly numbers' leaves still unopened, while some are less than very good -- a few (mainly some January and December issues) have substantial wrapper edge-wear. But most fall somewhere in between, with nice-looking front and rear wrappers but with minor chipping at the ends of their spines.~It is worth pointing out that of the three formats of All The Year Round -- weekly number, monthly issue, semi-annual volume -- the monthly issue in blue wrappers is by far the scarcest. We have had scads of weekly numbers in the past, and semi-annual volumes are not hard to find (weekly numbers bound either in publisher's cloth or, more commonly, in half-leather). But the monthly issues are tough to find -- and it makes sense: why would people wait a week or two or three to buy a monthly issue, when they could simply pick up a weekly number each Saturday?~In short, this is a rare opportunity to acquire six years' production of Dickens's famous periodical. See Eckel pp 194-197.

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        Atlas zur Zeitschrift für Bauwesen. Herausgegeben unter Mitwirkung der Königl. Technischen Bau-Deputation und des Architekten-Vereins zu Berlin. Jahrgänge 11-26 in 8 Bänden. Redaktion: G. Erbkam (Jg. 11-25) und F. Endell (Jg. 26).

      Ernst & Korn 1861 -1876, Berlin, - Folio. Gleiche Halbleinenbände der Zeit. Zwei Jahrgänge je Band. Von den 1.061 Blättern sind 1.043 vorhanden, davon sind mehr als 150 doppelblattgroß oder (ein-) gefaltet, 6 Blätter mehrfarbig und etliche getönt. – Die Blätter sind teils fleckig oder gebräunt, Jg. 13 ist wasserrandig, gelegentlich ist ein Blatt eingerissen oder trägt Randläsuren, doch sind niemals Text oder Bildteile verloren. Meist sind die Blätter in gutem Zustand. – Es fehlen insgesamt 18 Blätter: aus Jg. 11 (1861) die Blätter 7-9, 17-22, 39 und 40 (Blatt 67 ist Jg. 13 beigebunden), aus Jg. 12 (1862) die Blätter 9, 10 und 44-46, aus Jg. 13 (1863) Blatt 32 und aus Jg. 16 (1866) Blatt 20. – Eine außergewöhnliche und beeindruckende Sammlung von bildlichen Darstellungen über Architektur und Ingenieurbaukunst, darunter viele Brücken (vor allem Eisenbahnbrücken, auch mehrere bewegliche Brücken) und andere Wasserbauwerke, Eisenbahn-Empfangsgebäude, Baumaschinen, Hafenanlagen. Mehrere Jahrgänge zeigen Pläne und Details aus dem Berliner Rathaus, der Berliner Synagoge und Beispiele für italienische Architektur. Herausragend auch die Darstellungen von Bürgerhäusern und Kirchen. - In solchem Umfang selten. – Das Foto stammt aus Jg. 21.

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        The UNCOMMERCIAL TRAVELLER

      London:: Chapman & Hall,. 1861.. 8vo. 7-1/2" x 4-7/8". 1st edition (Eckel, p. 132; NCBEL III, 819; Smith II, 11). [8], 264, 32 pp. 32 page catalogue of books concludes volume, dated December 1860.. 19th C. deep maroon full morocco binding by Reviere, with elaborate gilt decorated spine. TEG. Gilt dentelles.. Minor extremity wear, with lower tips showing slight abrasion.. Bookplate ["Barnton"]. Pencil note to preliminary blank, "This copy. sold in the McKenzie sale." Withal, a handsome VG+ copy.. Contains 17 sketches of Dickens', which first appeared in his weekly periodical, All The Year Round.

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        Six ethnographical maps illustrative of "The Natural History of Man"

      Baillière, London 1861 - Prichard, James Cowles (1786-1848). Six ethnographical maps illustrative of "The Natural History of Man" . . . Folio. [4]pp. plus six hand-colored engraved folding maps. London and New York: H. Baillière, 1861. 437 x 284 mm. Original marbled boards, cloth backstrip, paper label on front cover, a little worn and rubbed, hinges tender. Front margins a bit frayed, a few tears along map folds, but very good.Second edition, second issue (first edition 1843; first issue of second edition 1851). This atlas of six ethnographical maps were intended as a companion to Prichard's Natural History of Man, originally published in 1843, and the expanded five-volume edition of his Researches into the Physical History of Mankind (1836-1847 and subsequent eds.). The maps show the distribution of races and the physical history of mankind in Asia, Africa, Europe, the Americas and Oceania, and indicate the movement of cultures native to these continents over time. The atlas was sold separately from the text, and is quite scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Beeton's Book of Household Management

      S.O. Beeton, London 1861 - [xxxix] 1112pp. Half-bound w olive leather spine w raised bands and new brown cloth boards and eps. Illustrated in b & w and colour. Previous owner's name to paper label stuck to verso frontispiece. Some minor foxing scattered throughout and dark foxed spot to index o/w contents clean and tight, a very nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Book of Household Management.

      S.O. Beeton London 1861, London - Full red morocco, raised bands gilt, beautiful rebind Contents bright, white and very clean. An exceptionally attractive copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE BOOK OF HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT COMPRISING INFORMATION FOR THE Mistress, Coachman, Laundry-Maid, Housekeeper, Valet, Nurse and Nurse-Maid, Cook, Upper And Under House-Maids, Monthly, Wet and Sick Nurses, Kitchen Maid, Lady's-Maid, Footman, FIRST EDITION

      S. O. Beeton, London 1861 - Published in London by S. O. Beeton in 1861 this is the First Edition of Mrs Beeton's Cookery Classic "The Book of Household Management" Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management was edited by Isabella Beeton and was first published as a book in 1861 by S. O. Beeton Publishing, 161 Bouverie Street, London, a firm founded by her husband, Samuel Beeton. It had been previously published as a part work. It was a guide to all aspects of running a household in Victorian Britain. Of the 1,112 pages, over 900 contained recipes, such that another popular name for the volume is Mrs Beeton's Cookbook. Most of the recipes were illustrated with coloured engravings, and it was the first book to show recipes in a format that is still used today, i.e. with all the ingredients listed at the start. It is said that many of the recipes were copied from earlier writers (including Eliza Acton), but the Beetons never claimed that the book's contents were original. Mrs Beeton is perhaps described better as its compiler and editor than as its author, many of the passages clearly being not her own words. It was intended as a guide of reliable information about every aspect of running a house for the aspirant middle classes. In addition to cooking, its 2,751 entries include tips on how to deal with servants' pay and children's health, and above all a wealth of cooking advice, instructions and recipes. It was an immediate best-seller, selling 60,000 copies in its first year and totalling nearly two million up to 1868. In 1863 a revised edition was issued in instalments. The author, Isabella Beeton, was 21 years old when she started working on the book, and she died at 28. In 1866, a year after Isabella's death, Samuel was forced to give up the copyright on all his publications due to the collapse of Overend and Gurney, a London discount house to which he was in debt. To save himself from bankruptcy he allowed the publisher Ward, Lock and Tyler to take over his business, though he was employed to run it. Ward Lock's revisions to Household Management have continued to the present day and kept the Beeton name in the public eye for over 125 years, although current editions are far removed from Isabella's original work. The book gives a charming and historically significant insight into Victorian domestic management. Although it is not a modern book, many people in Britain own a copy as it has been frequently reprinted and is available to this day. The name "Mrs Beeton" still has iconic status in Britain: most people recognize it and know its connotations, although very few have actually come into contact with the book itself. The phrase, "first, catch your hare", while popularly thought to originate here, was already proverbial when the book was written. Today's superstar chefs (especially Delia Smith) might be seen as the direct descendants of Mrs Beeton, who saw as they did the need to provide reassuring advice on culinary matters for the British middle classes, the Industrial Revolution having sealed the demise of traditional rural cooking skills. Its preface begins: I must frankly own, that if I had known, beforehand, that this book would have cost me the labour which it has, I should never have been courageous enough to commence it. What moved me, in the first instance, to attempt a work like this, was the discomfort and suffering which I had seen brought upon men and women by household mismanagement. I have always thought that there is no more fruitful source of family discontent than a housewife's badly-cooked dinners and untidy ways. THE BOOK book is bound in a later green cloth binding with paper spine title label, internally illustrated with twelve colour plates including a colour printed title page with many more black and white illustrations within the text, book measures 7 inches by 4.5 inches approx, 1112 pages CONDITION the cloth binding is worn and frayed at spine ends and corners, internally some straining to hinges, the book lacks the front [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Book of Household Management (first editon, second issue)

      S O Beeton, 248 Strand WC, London. 1861 - Fair hardback, no dustwrapper. Spine is cracked down front edge and about a third of spine missing. Corners bumped and scuffed. Lacks frontispiece and half title but all 12 plates present. One gathering loose, but intact and one page loose. Pages age-tanned and sporadic foxing. Neat ownership inscription dd. 1862 on front free endpaper and note 'rebound Oct. 1878'). 1112 pp 8vo half calf with gilt title on spine and red cloth boards. Illustrated with 12 colour plates and tinted title page. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ancient Law, Its Connection With the Early History of Society, and Its Relation to Modern Ideas

      John Murray, Albemarle Street, London 1861 - Original 3/4 morocco over boards, quite rubbed, ?ex-library, browning and occasional notations and markings; a usable copy only First edition of Maine's magnum opus, a work recently described as "[n]ext only to Blackstone . . . the most durable work of jurisprudence in the English language", influential upon Holmes, who confessed to Laski it "fed [my] philosophical passion" [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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 - Description: 2 v. 20 cm. Subjects: Avdhira (Greece) --Fiction. Thrace--Fiction. Thrace --Fiction. Exceptional 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. 2 Kg. 1 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        BEAUTIFUL LEAVED PLANTS

      1861 - LOWE, E. J., with the assistance of W. Howard. BEAUTIFUL LEAVED PLANTS; being a Description of the Most Beautiful Leaved Plants in Cultivation in this Country; to which is added an Extended Catalogue. London: Groombridge and Sons, 1861. 60 color wood-engraved plates printed by Benjamin Fawcett after designs by Aleaxander F. Lydon, + line illustrations in text. [6], ii, 144 pp. Tall 8vo., publisher's cloth binding, stamped in blind all over with gilt lettering on spine and a vignette on upper board, coated endpapers. Contemporary gift inscription, dated 25 March 1862, from Ann Mary Pemberton (Mrs. R. L. Pemberton), of Castlegate House, York, with her bookplate on front pastedown. The cloth binding was once a brilliant purple; however, the fugitive color has faded to tan almost everywhere but for a small patch on the lower board. Otherwise it is a sound binding with just a bit of spotting and slightly darkened on spine. Some sporadic light foxing to text leaves. However, the plates are clean and bright, presenting the leaves of ornamental plants with great fidelity to their form and natural color in a series of beautiful illustrations. Very good. (Nissen 1247, Pritzel 5642).

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        CHINA AND JAPAN: Being a Narrative of the Cruise of the U.S. Steam-Frigate Powhatan,in the Yers 1857, '58, '59 & '60 Including an Account of the Japanese Embassy to the United States. Illustrated with Life Portraits of the Embassadors.

      AN EARLY PRIMARY ACCOUNT OF COMMODORE PERRY IN CHINA & JAPANPhiladelphia 1861, - Desilver. Green pebbled cloth, very good448p., 8 color litho plates, 2 maps: Nagasaki Harbor & City,and map of the Pei Ho River, 12.5 x 20.5 cm. 2nd. edition, avery bright, solid copy, top edge spine bit frayed, else ok. Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2014Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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

      Paris, Moriceau et Blanchard, 1861 - Kl.8°, Fronti., IV, 423 S., 20 lithogr. Tafeln davon: 12 Tafeln mit 72 versch. Abb von Fischereizubehör, 8 Tafeln mit 29 Fisch-Abb., Privat-HLdr. d. Zeit, goldgepr. Rücken, mit vier Zierbünden., Min. berieben u. bestossen, etw. stockfleckig, S. 19 m. Randeinriss, auf ca. 30 Bl. am oberen Rand leichter Wasserand, S. 423 m. kl. Randriss im Innengelenk. Insgesamt gutes Exemplar. Text frz. Sixième Edition, revue et augmentée par A. Moriceau. Fronti. nach Valette (del.), gestochen von Nargeot (sculp.). Die zwölf Tafeln zum Fischereizubehör werden separat erklärt, die Tafeln zu den Fischen enthalten jeweils die Namen der Fische. 1100 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The autobiography and services of Sir James McGrigor, Bart

      London, Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, , 1861. Late director-general of the Army Medical Department with an appendix of notes and original correspondence. Octavo (194 × 119 mm). Original plum wavy-grained cloth with title gilt to spine and panels in blind to the boards. Stipple engraved portrait frontispiece by Adlard. A little rubbed, spine sunned, slightly cocked, one gathering just started, but overall a very good copy. First edition. Extremely uncommon and important autobiographical account of medical services in the British Army in the first part of the nineteenth century, by the author of their radical reform. Trained at Aberdeen and Edinburgh, McGrigor set out to be an Army surgeon. First served in Flanders, 1794-5, later with his regiment, the 88th, in the West Indies, India and Egypt. In 1805 he was became one of the newly created deputy inspectors-general of hospitals with responsibility for the north of England, coming to the attention of the Duke of York he was transferred to the south-west region where he oversaw the medical arrangements for the expeditions despatched from Portsmouth, and also encountered the problems of the returning sick and wounded troops from Europe. "McGrigor's reputation now stood very high. His old chief, Beresford, applied for his services as principal medical officer of the Portuguese army, but before he could take up his posting, he was ordered to Walcheren, where the British camp site was under water and 3000 men were ill with malaria. The Walcheren campaign was one of the disasters of British military medicine… Sir Eyre Coote the younger, who had succeeded to command, testified to the important services rendered by McGrigor, who was himself infected with malaria." (ODNB) Promoted to inspector-general on his return, he was soon further promoted to chief of the medical staff of the Peninsular army under command of Wellington. He arrived in Lisbon on 10 January 1812 and was present with the army throughout the rest of the campaign, serving from Ciudad Rodrigo to Toulouse, including the siege of Badajoz, the terrible Burgos retreat, and the major battles of Vitoria, the Pyrenees, and Toulouse. "It was during this war that McGrigor made his name as a medical director of the first rank … it was McGrigor who instituted the 'chain of evacuation'. McGrigor had the concept of 'stages' on the 'way back', as the RAMC puts it, and his methods are still the basis of evacuation today. Thus he had field hospitals in which less severely wounded could be treated, allowing them to be returned to duty more readily, while maintaining space in the general hospitals for those needing more major treatment and longer care." His demands brought him into conflict with Wellington, but the Iron Duke was rapidly impressed by McGrigor's administrative abilities, courage and self-reliance, and he was later to describe him in his despatches as, 'one of the most industrious, able, and successful public servants I have ever met with. 'After the War, as director-general of Army Medical Services he was to implement a series of reforms that entirely revolutionized medical practice in the British Army. He died in 1858.

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        Henning Family Archive

      20th cent. Archive of photographs and art. English Family members resided in Westcliff and Brixton, England. Amilia Ann Henning, born 1861 (art work); Annie Henning, her daughter and Lucy Henning, living in 1918; Phylllis Eleanor born 1911; Gusav Henning, military commission from King George in 1910; USA members resided in Providence, RI (Florence Henning), Attleboro, MA, Toledo, Ohio (T.G. Henning); Grammar school pictures in San Francisco from 1923. Family members also resided in Port of Spain, Trinidad.

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        HARPER'S WEEKLY: A JOURNAL OF CIVILIZATION. VOLUMES V - IX.

      Harper & Brothers., New York. 1861 - . THIS IS A 5 VOLUME SET STARTING JANUARY 1861 THROUGH DECEMBER 1865 COVERING THE ENTIRE PERIOD OF THE CIVIL WAR. Vol. V: [iv, 1 - 831pp], No.'s 210 - 261, 1861. Vol. VI: [1 - 832pp], No.'s 262 - 313, 1862. Vol. VII: [iv, 1 - 832pp], No.'s 314 - 365, 1863. Vol. VIII: [iv, 1 - 848pp], No.'s 366 - 418, 1864. Vol. IX: [iv, 1 - 832pp], No.'s 419 - 470, 1865. "Harper's Weekly was an American political magazine published from 1857 until 1916, featuring foreign and domestic news, fiction, essays on many subjects, and humor. During its most influential period it was the forum of the political cartoonist Thomas Nast. By 1860 the Weekly's circulation had reached 200,000. Illustrations were an important part of the Weekly's content, and it developed a reputation for employing some of the most renowned illustrators, notably Winslow Homer, Granville Perkins and Livingston Hopkins. So as not to upset its wide readership in the South, Harper's took a moderate editorial position on the issue of slavery. It supported the Stephen A. Doughlas presidential campaign against Abraham Lincoln, but as the American Civil War broke out, Lincoln and the Union received full and loyal support of the publication. Arguably, some of the most important articles and illustrations came from the Weekly's reporting on the war. Besides renderings by Homer and Nast, Harper's also published illustrations by Theodore R. Davis, Henry Mosler, and the brothers Alfred Waud and William Waud.". THESE VOLUMES ARE COMPLETE AND HAVE THE ORIGINAL PRINTED ILLUSTRATIONS BY WINSLOW HOMER. Volumes 5 - 8 have been rebacked using original boards and spines or parts of spines. These are large heavy volumes weighing approx. 50 lbs, additional shipping and handling will apply. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Catalogue des Livres Imprimés Manuscrits et Autographes faisant partie de la bibliothèque de Feu M.De Monmerqué.La vente aura lieu le lundi 11 mars 1861 et jours suivants,à 7 heures du soir.

      J.Techener,Libraire 1861 - In-8,reliure toile verte,couverture conservée,pièce de titre noir,458 pages.Ex libris Jean Lagny.Pages de garde percaline verte.Préface de Paulin Paris.Catalogue de 4229 références réparties en cinq grands chapitres:Théologie et Histoire des Religions,Jurisprudence,Sciences et Arts,Belles-Lettres,Histoire.D'autres chapitres suivent:Chevalerie et Noblesse,Archéologie,histoire Littéraire,Bibliographie,Biographie,extraits historiques,Manuscrits et Autographes.Pages de titre et de faux titre couvertes d'annotations et de chiffres se rapportant aux ventes de l'époque.D'autres annotations en marge des références du livre.Reliure plutôt bon état,haut du dos passé.Couverture d'origine abîmée,rousseurs éparses. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset: compiled from The Best and Most Ancient Historians, Inquisitiones Post Mortem, and other Valuable Records and Mss. in the Public Offices and Libraries, and in Public Hands. With a Copy of Domesday Book and the Inquisitio Gheldi for the County. Volume One.

      John Bowyer Nichols and Son, London, 1861 - Third Edition. Hardback. Large folio. Half leather, worn and rubbed, mainly at spine and extremeties, front board starting to split at top, corners bumped, light scattered foxing. Please be aware that this volume is very heavy and therefore extra postage will be requested. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [The Bible, translated into the Language of the Kristeneaux or Crees of North America, by WIlliam Mason and Others] [Old Testament & New Testament in Cree Syllabary]

      London: Printed for the British and Foreign Bible Society, 1861-2. (BIBLE, CREE) First edition. 2 volumes bound in one vols., 8vo. [iv], 855; [iv] 292 pp. Original brown calf, spine titled in gilt, board edges tooled in blind. Ticket of Watkins, Binder. Original spine (rubbed) laid down, some minor foxing. Very good plus. Darlow & Moule 3130; Lande S194; Pilling, Algonquian 339; Peel 185 "a co-operative effort by the missionary group at Rossville"; TPL, Supplement, 5995 . The distinctive Cree Syllabary was invented in 1841 by Wesleyan missionary James Evans. Darlow & Moule note that this translation into Western Cree was prepared "by W. Mason, assisted by his wife, Sophia Mason, H. Steinhauer (an Indian pastor), J. Sinclair (a half-breed), and others." "This work is the first complete Bible to be published in a North American Indian language after Eliot's Massachusetts Bible of 1663" (Lande)

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        New Zealand settlers and soldiers ; or, The war in Taranaki : being incidents in the life of a settler / by Rev. Thomas Gilbert, formerly pastor of the General Baptist Church, Ditchling, Sussex.

      A. W. Bennett, and Houlston and Wright, London 1861 - London : A. W. Bennett, and Houlston and Wright, 1861. iv, 220 p., 24 p. of ads., [6] leaves of plates ; ill. ; 20 cm. Decorated maroon cloth. Binding shows wear and some soiling. Some splitting to joints. Small losses (especially to spine ends and corners. Text block shows some wear and soiling, and sporadic foxing (especially to initial/final pages). Plates show some wear, soiling, and foxing. Cracking to hinges. Bookplate and signature of Percy James Hoyland Wright, Taranaki, to front pastedown. Label of binders Hanbury & Co. on rear pastedown. A nice copy. Graphic account of the outbreak of hostilities; much documentation in the appendix. Bagnall, 2103. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Captain of Infantry in Field Rig

      A wonderfully detailed chromolithograph depicting enigmatic scenes from the American West by Frederic Remington. Over this print measures 17.5"x11.5" and is in very good condition with some light foxing, staining and creasing. Few artists of the American West can equal the breadth of experience of Frederic Sackrider Remington (1861-1909). From the Santa Fe Trail to the Oregon Trail, he came to possess firsthand knowledge as a rancher, a military scout, a hunter and trapper, and as a reporter. Few of his contemporaries were as devoted to capturing the three brief decades that saw the taming of the expansive and dangerous western frontier. Looking back at his career in 1905, Remington wrote: "I knew the wild riders and the vacant land were about to vanish forever...and the more I considered the subject, the bigger the forever loomed. Without knowing how to do it, I began to record some facts around me, and the more I looked the more the panorama unfolded." His evolving clarity of purpose and the naturally vivid subject matter inspired Remington to compulsively record details, producing thousands of illustrations in the course of his twenty-three year career. Remington's ability to capture narrative made his work ideally suited to the field of illustration.  His father, Seth, had been a journalist and Remington relished the opportunity to provide visual manifestation to a story.  This, coupled with his sense of adventure made him an exceptionally successful illustrator most notably for the celebrated journal Harper's Weekly.  The accuracy, immediacy and drama of his drawings fused his functions as artist and historian and in 1907 Theodore Roosevelt offered this blunt praise: "He has portrayed a most characteristic and yet vanishing type of American life." Remington was born in Canton, New York and related by blood to the painter George Catlin and sculptor Earl W. Bascom.   Following his graduation from Yale's new art school in 1880, Remington roamed the country west of the Mississippi for five years. His drawings began appearing regularly in Harper's Weekly in 1886, answering the popular need to know about America's wilderness, the Indian wars, wagon trains and cattle drives. He would return to the West for three months annually for many years. In 1890 Remington moved to New Rochelle, New York in order to have both living space and extensive studio facilities, although he later moved to Ridgefield, Connecticut.  In 1898 he served as a war correspendent and illustrator for the Spanish-American War, sent to provide illustrations for William Randolph Hearst. Although he soon became bored with his task, he was present to witness the assault on San Juan Hill by American forces, including those lead by Theodore Roosevelt. Frederic Remington's life was cut short after an emergency appendectomy led to peritonitis.   However, his contribution to American painting and to the illustration of the American wilderness is immeasureable. "Arader Galleries intends to have the lowest prices on ABE, Alibris, Biblio, AE, and Artnet while maintaining the highest levels of quality in the business for every offering. To inquire or view the complete offering, please contact our curators at aradersf@sbcglobal.net or call our San Francisco gallery at (415) 788-5115."

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        3 autograph letters signed.

      Padua and Venice, 1856 to 1861. - 4to and large 8vo. Altogether 3½ pp. on 6 ff. To an unnamed friend in Vienna. - 1 (Pavia, 27. s.m. 1856) ancora vescovo di Pavia in previsione di un viaggio nella capitale austriaca: "Carissimo, il mio cuore ti ringrazia delle replicate premure. Giacché sei tanto buono da volerti interessare anche per trovarmi l'abitazione per il caso che io venga chiamato a codesta capitale, ti pregherò a trovarmi se è possibile alloggio presso qualche casa religiosa. Ad ogni modo lascio la cura di ciò al tuo buon cuore. Devo però dirti schiettamente, che i vescovi qui e per amore e per forza son professori di esimia povertà: io poi che ho fatta offerta di una somma vistosa per la continuazione dei lavori di queste cattedrale e che in due anni devo pagare una somma non vistosa! Ma da esprimersi con una parola dell'istessa desinenza e colla premessa di tutti insieme i densi del corpo se fossero ventiquattro e che di più ho una delle migliori possessioni di questa mensa che si lascia mangiar mezza dal Po per mangiar me con l'altra metà, potrei venire a Vienna anche a piedi senza il minimo tradimento della verità! Ad ogni modo vi verrei volentieri anche con un piede solo quando vi fossi chiamato per il Concordato, tanto ne son contento. Ti prego di dire al Sig. Consigliere Noy che mi farò un dovere di esprimergli i miei ringraziamenti quando verrò come spero a fargli una visita. Ancor io desidero molto di rivederti. Ti prego de' miei rispetti alla tua Signora moglie e con piacere mi dico tuo affezionatissimo amico, + Angelo vescovo". - 2 (Pavia, 28 febbraio 1858) in un momento in cui, indicato a rivestire la carica di patriarca di Venezia, sembra agitato da dubbi in proposito: "Carissimo amico, in questi giorni nei quali il mio cuore è assai commosso, mi è caro avere anche lontano un amico al quale possa aprirlo con confidenza questo mio cuore benedetto. Io mi trovo in quello stato che ti puoi immaginare. Temo, spero vorrei andando a Venezia farvi del bene, . ma se quella invece fosse una sede dove Dio riservasse un po' d'onore mondano, ma sterilità d'opere buone ad un povero vescovo, che fu inerte nell'operar il bene dove il campo era più opportuno . ! Io ho rimessa la decisine di quello che devo fare al Santo Padre. Questo però non impedisce che il mio cuore senta con viva riconoscenza tutto l'amore e la fedeltà che io devo al mio Sovrano anche per questo nuovo tratto della sua bontà verso di me. Mi raccomando alla carità anche delle tue preghiere e di quella della tua degna Signora Moglie, alla quale presenterai i miei rispetti. Credimi quale di cuore mi dico tuo affezionatissimo, + Angelo vescovo. Le notizie che ho finora del giovine Claudio Chiesa sono buone. Assumerò altre informazioni. Lo ho veduto solamente quando è venuto a [presentarmi] la tua lettera". - 3 (Venezia 4 aprile 1861) in vista di un viaggio a Vienna prega l'amico di cercargli alloggio presso un istituto religioso: "Carissimo, siccome sarà bene che anch'io venga a Vienna per la prossima riunione del Consiglio dell'Impero, quantunque e per la mancanza della cognizione della lingua tedesca e per la mancanza di qualunque altra cognizione io veda benissimo che vi potrò far ben poco di bene. Così ti prego di andare a parlare al Superiore dei P.B. Redentoristi a Ligoriani per vedere se vorrebbero aver la bontà di darmi alloggio. Ti prego di dimandare se avrebbero posto anche per qualche altro vescovo. Spero che mi risponderai presto. Rispetti alla tua Signora. Tuo affezionatissimo amico + Angelo patriarca".

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        NOTES ON SPAIN AND THE SPANIARDS, IN THE SUMMER OF 1859, WITH A GLANCE AT SARDINIA. By a Carolinian (J.J.P.)

      Charleston: Steam-Power Presses of Evans & Cogswell, 1861.. viii,430pp. Contemporary three-quarter calf and marbled boards, spine with raised bands, gilt morocco label. Boards edgeworn. Early discreet library stamps (properly deaccessioned), remnants of library pocket on rear pastedown. Author's name supplied in ink on titlepage, with two dates written in ink below the imprint. Scattered light foxing. Withal, still a very good copy in original binding. From an edition limited to 300 copies, printed "for private circulation." This is a rare, substantial, and interesting Confederate imprint, describing Pettigrew's travels in Spain and his impressions of the land and its people two years before the outbreak of the American Civil War, one of the very few travel narratives published in the Confederacy. James Johnston Pettigrew is best known for his service in the Confederate army, where he eventually reached the rank of brigadier general. Born in North Carolina in 1828, he entered the University of North Carolina at age fifteen, eventually studied law, and settled in Charleston, South Carolina to practice. At the outbreak of the war he was elected colonel of the 12th South Carolina and was commissioned a brigadier general in early 1862. He is most famous for his prominent part in the attack on the third day of Gettysburg (Pickett's Charge), in which he commanded one of the divisions that unsuccessfully assaulted the Union center. Having survived that charge, he was fatally wounded in a rear guard skirmish during Lee's retreat from Pennsylvania, and died on July 17, 1863. In his pre-war travels through Spain, Pettigrew was much impressed by the beauty of the country and by the sophistication of Spanish culture. On returning to America he felt the need to rectify the prevalent notion that the Spanish were ignorant, slothful, and filled with prejudice against non- Catholics. He privately published these extensive NOTES... for friends who had not had the opportunity to visit Spain. Rare on the market: we are unable to locate any copies having appeared at auction in at least the past thirty- five years. One of the most interesting books published in the Confederacy. PARRISH & WILLINGHAM 5713. THORNTON 10685. SMITH P65.

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        Executive Documents No. 2. Correspondence and Other Papers, Relating to Fort Sumter. Including Correspondence of Hon. Isaac W. Hayne with the President. Second [enlarged] Edition, 1861

      Charleston, SC: Evans & Cogswell, 1861. _. Pamphlet. Very Good. _. Pamphlet. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 43 pages. The second edition with 15 additional pages of Fort Sumter documents. From document No. 1 (Major Robert Anderson's letter of 9 Jan 1861 to the Governor of South Carolina questioning the firing of Charleston artillery batteries upon to US flagged vessels) through No. 17 (Mr. Hayne's final letter to President James Buchanan via the Secretary of War regarding the possession of Fort Sumter, which was returned unsigned but included a curt message in the President's handwriting that read, "The character of this letter is such that it cannot be received. . . " ) P&W 4040. From the estate of a descendant of Thomas Young Simons, a signer of the South Carolina Ordinance of Secession. Previously bound.

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        Civil War Drum of the U.S. Infantry

      n.p., 1861-1865 Civil War Eagle Drum of the U.S. Infantry, 16? diameter, 11.5? high. The paint decoration, mostly red, white, and blue, depicts the eagle and shield surmounted by sunburst stars and clouds with ?Reg: U. S. Infantry" painted in white on the red riband in the eagle?s beak. Some chpping, mostly at left and right edges of painting. There is a space to the left of ?Reg:? for the number of the regiment which was never added when the drum was received. Thirty-nine brass tacks decorate around the air hole. Small crack in top drum head, two tears in lower head. Ropes intact, three tighteners present (one loose). Drum appears never to have been varnished or repaired since delivery to the infantry.Chet Falzerano wrote in his article ?Historic Collectible: Civil War Drums? in the March/April 2000 issue of ?DRUM! Magazine,? in part, ?Able-bodied men were desperately needed in the front lines, so the position of drummer was often filled by slight young men or very young boys, some as young as eight years old ?"

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        Union Volunteers Refreshment Saloon

      1861 - Print. Union Volunteers Refreshment Saloon of Philadelphia, ca. 1861. In period frame, 35 x 29 in.

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        THREATENED DISSOLUTION OF THE AMERICAN REPUBLIC, AND GREAT MOMENTARY PANIC AMONGST THE BRITISH MANUFACTURERS AND SHIPPING AGENTS. UPWARDS OF HALF A MILLION OF MERCHANDIZE FORCED UPON THE HOME MARKET AT AN ALARMING SACRIFICE.[caption title and first line of text].

      [London. 1861]. - Broadside, 15 x 9 inches. Small loss at bottom edge, neatly repaired. Lightly toned. Very good. Archivally matted. As the Civil War opened, the southern states - here referred to as "the Land of Inhumanity, Cotton and Slaves - believed that their control of cotton would be a deciding factor, bringing Britain into the war on their side. Nearly twenty percent of the entire British population depended in some way on the cotton trade and, as the Charleston MERCURY announced on June 4, 1861, "the cards are in our hands, and we intend to play them our to the bankruptcy of every cotton factory in Great Britain." Because of a record 1860 crop, however, there was no shortage of raw cotton at the beginning of the war. The decline in demand and the unwillingness of English merchants to trust the American export market for finished goods led to the dumping of existing stocks at reduced prices on the home market. This broadside advertises one such panicked sale, made by Aeneas Head, with cotton bales discounted 53.5% from the invoice prices. An interesting piece.

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        Exceptionally rare Civil War relic! An original brick taken from the Confederacy?s ?White House?

      Brick approximately 8? x 4? x 2?. Plaque included, but not attached, which reads: ?This Brick From / The / Original White House / Of The / Confederacy / Richmond, Virginia.? Richmond, Virginia, circa 1861. Fine Condition. Architect Robert Mills built the building now known as the White House of the Confederacy in 1818 for Dr. John Brockenbrough. The mansion is a fine example of Federal-style architecture. Just before the outbreak of the Civil War, then-owner Lewis Dabney Crenshaw added a third floor and sold the building to the City of Richmond, who, in turn, rented it to the Confederate government. From 1861 to 1865, Richmond served as the capitol of the Confederate States of America. The mansion was the official headquarters of the Confederacy?s only president, Jefferson Davis. During the Reconstruction period, the home was used to house the commanding officer of Military District Number One. The building opened as the Confederate Museum in 1896. There was a renovation between the

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        Solomon's Temple; or, the Tabernacle; First Temple; House of the King, or House of the Forest of Lebanon; Indolatrouse High Places; the City on the Mountain (Rev. XXI); the Obltion of the Holy portion; and the Last Temple with Twenty -one Plates of Sixty-

      George Phinney, Boston 1861 - 99 pp.; "Solomon's Temple; or, the Tabernacle; First Temple; House of the King, or House of the Forest of Lebanon; Indolatrouse High Places; the City on the Mountain (Rev. XXI); the Obltion of the Holy portion; and the Last Temple with Twenty -one Plates of Sixty-Six Figures Accurately Copied by the Lithographer from Careful Drawings made by the Author, T. O. Paine, A Minister of the New-Jerusalem Church"; Lithographed plates by Meisel Brothers; Color and B&W plates; Gilt on spine and front cover; Ex-Libris; slightly foxed; else in good condition; first edition; A very rare copy. Size: 27.5 Cm Tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Lithograph]: Anthony Morris Family Tree

      Philadelphia: Lith. by L. Haugg; Print. by F. Bourquin & Co.. 1861. First. Original lithographic print mounted on linen. Measures approximately 60" x 72" (5' x 6'). The full linen sheet neatly divides into sixteen folding panels, each measuring approximately 14.75" x 18". Scattered chipping to the edges of the panels, light rubbing, very good, with one horizontal crease near the middle of the center panels, and one vertical crease (partially off-center by about a quarter inch on two panels), along the right side. An exceptionally large and detailed family tree compiled and published by Anthony Saunders Morris in 1861, with nine complete generations of the prominent Morris family of Philadelphia represented in the trunk, branches, and foliage of an elaborately illustrated tree. A scarce, unusually large print designed and drawn by lithographer Louis Haugg, and printed from sixteen separate stones by Charles F. Bourquin. OCLC locates two copies. Further details available upon request. .

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        Paris dans sa splendeur. Monuments, vues scènes historiques, description et histoire, Paris, Charpentier, 1861-1863.

      - 3 vol. in folio rel. dos à nerfs, demi chagrin rouge à coins, titre doré, petites traces de frottements, plats de toile rose.légères petites rousseurs très éparses, présence de petites mouillures en marge de quelques pages n'affectant pas les planches - manque la planche 17 ( chambre des députés) et la planche 61 (vue de la seine). 98 pl. sur 100. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Piedmont and Italy, from the Alps to the Tiber. Illustrated in a Series of Views Taken on the Spot.

      London: James S. Virtue 1861 - Two volumes. 4to. (iv), 148; (ii), 146 pp. Near contemporary dark green half morocco over matching cloth boards, spines with raised bands, gilt lettered to two compartments, richly gilt to other panels, gilt rules to sides, marbled edges and endpapers. Two title vignettes, 6 portraits, 6 double page colour maps and 123 of 124 engraved views, lacking the plate of Lariccia in the second volume, seemingly never bound in. Small section of volume II with a brown stain to lower corner of leading edge, otherwise the contents are fresh and free from foxing. Save for the absence of the one plate, a very attractive set.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop (ABA, ILAB)]
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        THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS FROM THIS WORLD TO THAT WHICH IS TO COME.

      Routledge Warne and Routledge, London 1861 - Tall 8vo. xxii, [ii], 408p. Edited by George Offor. Illustrated with 110 designs by John Dawson Watson (1832-1892), engraved on wood by the Brothers Dalziel. Bound by Hayday in full brown pebbled morocco over beveled boards with marbled endpapers, a.e.g., the rounded spine with gilt titles and panel ornaments, the covers with a series of frames in blind with gilt corner pieces, fancy dentelles "Watson's Pilgrim's Progress (Routledge, 1861), like his Robinson Crusoe, is now among the rarer books of the period. You must search long and patiently for a 'first'". (Reid. Illustrators of the Sixties., p. 169).Ray. England, 208 Slightest hint of foxing to title, else fine and bright [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Lavini di S. Marco im Süd-Tyrol.: Dante’s Hölle XII. Gesang.

      Kunstler Wiener, Vienna. 1861 - Veduta della nota ruina dantesca che si trova non lontano da Rovereto, luogo desolato che il poeta vide con i suoi occhi e menzionò nella Commedia (Inf. XII, vv. 4-5). La stampa si trova in Wiener Kunstler Album. Timbro a secco.\r\r\r Formato: Litografia di dimensioni 42x32 cm. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo. Diffusi segni di foxing.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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        Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, From 1789 to 1856. From Gales and Seaton's Annals of Congress; From Their Register of Debates; and From the Official Reported Debates, by John C. Rives. [Volumes I to XVI].

      New York: S. Appleton & Co., 1857-1861. - Hardcovers. Sixteen vols. Half-bound leather. Gilt decoration to spines. Marbled boards, edges, & endpapers. Ex-library, (internal markings only), some rubbing to boards and hinges, boards disbound to vols II and XIII, rear board disbound to vols VI and XVI, front board of vol. XVI is loose, front board disbound to vol. IV and VIII, rubbing to ends of spines (some with a little loss), rubbing to edges, some wear to several spine labels, some scratches to covers, o/wise good (no markings to text). The sixteenth volume covers up to and including 1850. 29325 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Book Firm]
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