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        Great Expectations

      Chapman & Hall 1861 - First edition, second impression. (Stated "Second Edition" on all title pages. 344; 351; 344pp. Complete in three volumes. Contemporary leather with gilt ruling and lettering on spine. Bound without ads, quite likely as issued. Bibliographer Walter E. Smith describes printings two through five as indistinguishable except for their title pages, which may have been printed at the same time to give the impression of brisk sales. All had the same textual errors, etc.) Bindings edge-worn, leather starting to split along spine edges, hinges a bit tender, gilt barely legible. Internally Very Good with some light corner creasing, stray light stains and foxing. A very nice set of the classic novel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lincoln Autograph Signed Endorsement on 1861 Civil War Letter of Gen. McClellan

      1861 - Abraham Lincoln ADS (Autograph Document Signed). Civil War letter of Gen. George McClellan to Secretary of War Simon Cameron, dated Nov.7, 1861 recommending several appointments and promotions (some as Brigadier General) to President Abraham Lincoln's Union Army - the Army of the Potomac. McClellan writes as Lincoln's Commanding General of the Union Army during that early phase of the war. On the back of the document is a signed, seven-line endorsement in Lincoln's hand: "Let all the appointments within recommended by Gen. McClellan be made adding thereto as a Brigadier General, George W. Morgan. A. Lincoln Nov.9, 1861." This important war letter beautifully illustrates the way Lincoln's war apparatus functioned by virtue of the docketing sequence penned by persons who handled the document along its path to Lincoln's desk and back. Beneath Lincoln's autograph endorsement dated Nov.9, 1861 is an earlier docket from the Assistant Secretary of War, Thomas A. Scott which reads: "Respectfully submitted to the President U.S. - Thomas A. Scott [Appears to be his signature] Ass.Sec.War - War Dept. Nov. 8, '61." Just beneath that is another docket likely in Scott's hand, which reads: "War Dept. Nov.9,1861. Reply forwarded to the Adjutant General with request to prepare letters of appt. [signed] Thomas A. Scott War Dept." On the bottom left-hand side of the document page is a docket in a clerk's beautiful script, "Recd/ AGO [Adjutant General's Office]/ Nov.11/61." Above that docket at the top left of the page is the first of the docket-chain in a clerk's hand, "Washington D.C. Nov.7, 1861 - Army HeadQuarters, Major Genl. McClellan - Recommending certain promotions and appointments in the Army." All in all, a fascinating and important war document illustrating Washington's military chain of command which extended, in those days, all the way to Lincoln's desk. This document illustrates the fact that Lincoln kept his hand on the Army's tiller until well into the war. It was not until U.S. Grant surfaced to become Lincoln's trusted Commanding General of the Union army that Lincoln was able to relax his grip on matters military. This letter is in very good condition with an impeccable provenance and proof of authenticity. The current owner can furnish a receipt of purchase in 1974 from Gordon Banks of the former and venerable Goodspeed's Bookshop in Boston - a respected dealer in rare manuscripts and documents. A remarkable association piece linking McClellan, Cameron, and President Lincoln. The one page letter, written in an aide's hand from McClellan to Secretary of War Cameron, is signed by McClellan and details the recommended appointments and promotions. Notable names are Julius Stahl, C.C.Auger,Jesse Reno and John Buford, of Gettysburg fame, in the cavalry.

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        LIFE AND ADVENTURE IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC.

      - New York 1861, Harper. Pink pebbled cloth, faded, clean and solid, blind-stamped, gold stamped, 12.5 x 19.5 cm.,361p.,39 engraved plates & text llustrations, clean text no foxing, a tiny bit corner wear, complete, quite nice. FIRST EDITION A vivid account of a whaling voyage out of New Bedford in the whale ship "Emily Morgan." . This is an excellent primary resource and true narrative beginning in 1849. It coves a five year early whaling voyage in the pacific. . The work is signed by "A Roving Printer", a pseudonym for John D. Jones and possibly his two other shipmates, Jackson H. Chase and George W. Heaton. . The voyage was commanded by captain Prince W. Ewer, [1849-54]. This also Includes accounts of mutinies aboard the "Triton" and "Sharon." . Along their voyage the work records stops in Hawaii, Guam, Tonga, Cook Islands, Formosa, Juan Fernandez and other Pacific islands. With lucid accounts of the natives, customs, food, and other lesser known information about these obscure and far-off lands. . With a description of the Sperm Whale, Cape Horn, Talcahuana, Patyta, Marquesas Islands, Pitt's Island, Knox & Charlotte's Islands, Strong's Island, Ladrone Islands, Island of Rota, Guam, Baile's Island, Chinese fishermen, Loo Choo [Okinawa], Commodore Perry's Japan Expedition, about Japan, Bonin Islands, Sandwich [or the Hawaiian] Islands, missionary incidents, and the return home. *** CONDITION: The binding is faded, with bright gold-stamped spine decoration and title. There is a small 2 x 4 cm. mend to the title page, else clean, solid, and a very nice tight copy overall. *** REFERENCES: Forster 61 ***

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        Silas Marner: The Weaver of Raveloe.

      Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1861.. FIRST EDITION. Crown octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.[iv], adverts; [ii], coated endpaper leaf, [vi]; 364; [xvi], advertisements. Elegantly rebound in the early twentieth century in dark green half crushed morocco, full gilt backs, moire silk-covered sides, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, original yellow endpaper and russet cloth covers bound in. Internally very clean. Binding nicely aged to brown on spine, some wear to top corners. This copy with half-title and the scarce 4-page advert for the 'autobiography' bound in at front, plus regular 16-page catalogue at rear A vintage receipt for the sale of this book is loosely inserted. Mary Ann Evans began her literary career as a translator and later editor of the Westminster Review. In 1857, she published 'Scenes of Clerical Life', the first of eight novels she would write under the name of 'George Eliot' including the important 'Middlemarch', and the popular 'Silas Marner', which was the author's own favourite. The novel centres on Silas Marner, the linen weaver of Raveloe, a village on the brink of industrialization. George Eliot's affectionate but unsentimental portrait of rural life combines irony, humour and sharp social comment. Above all, she demonstrates a profound and enduring knowledge of the human mind and heart.

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        Japan, the Amoor, and the Pacific; with notices of other places, comprised in a voyage of circumnavigation in the Imperial Russian corvette "Rynda," in 1858-60.

      London Smith Elder 1861 - First edition. 8vo., inscribed by the author on half title, xiii, 405pp., 2 pages ads at end, 8 lithograph plates, original green blindstamped cloth gilt, light offsetting from plates, cloth slightly darkened, an excellent example. Inscribed on the half-title: Mr Bayer/ With the Author's/ Kind regards. Tilley served as an officer on the Russian corvette, Rynda, and was the first Englishman to set foot on Amoor whch had recently been ceded to the Russians by the Japanese. Tilley's impressions of Japan are favourable. All the plates are of Japanese location, mostly in and around Yedo. Cordier, Japonica, 553; Sinica 2746. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Economista e uomo politico, fu segretario generale degli Affari Esteri del Regno di Sardegna, e senatore del Regno d'Italia. Ampio, interessante carteggio costituito da circa 50 minute risalenti al 1861, redatte dalla delegazione italiana a Parigi nei primi mesi dell'unit_ nazionale, indirizzate a vari funzionari dello stato francese, relative a questioni diplomatiche. Le missive, in lingua francese (eccetto alcune in italiano) vergate su carta intestata 'L_gation d'Italie' e (in parte) 'L_gation de Sardaigne', presentano cassature, rifacimenti e cancellature. ALcuni passi a titolo puramente esemplificativo: "Le charg_ d'affaires de la L_gation de S.M. le Roi d'Italie s'empresse d'informer M. Deleuil qu'il tient _ sa disposition une lettre de change de 988.20 f. tir_e _ son ordre par le gouvernement du Roi sur la maison Rothschild fr_res pour acquir des instruments qu'il a fournis _ l'Ecole Navale...". "Prince, J'ai l'honneur de vous renvoyer ci-joint les documents que vous avez adress_s au gouvernement du Roi _ l'effet que le titre de Prince soit port_ sur le d_cret de naturalisation sollicit_ par vous du gouvernement italien...". "Mr le Comte de Gropello _tant parti de Paris j'ai recu la lettre que vous avez bien voulu lui adresser pour l'informer de l'arrive_ _ Paris de sa Majest_ le Roi votre Auguste Soverain, accompagn_ de Son Altesse Royale le Prince Oscar...". Per un totale di 80 pagine di diverso formato.

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        Carte de l'Isthme de Suez. Echelle de 0, 003 pour 1 kilomètre.

      [Paris, Bureaux de l'Isthme de Suez, Journal de l'Union des Deux Mers], 1861 Lithographic map (83 x 57 cm) in black, blue green and sepia, dissected into 21 segments, linen-backed and folding; linen along folds a bit brittle, light spoting and toning; route of the Suez Canal with altitude above sea level [?] marked in red ink; contemporary stamp Broquier Godefroy under title. This rare map was most likely used by a French engineer or surveyor, whilst the Suez Canal was under construction (1859-1869). Alternative routes are marked in crayon and pencil. The map was linen backed for use in Egypt. Unfortunately the imprint in the lower margin is covered by the linen-backing.

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        Autograph Letter signed, to General G. T. Beauregard

      September 20, Richmond, Va 1861 - 1 p Approximately 8-1/8" x 5". one sheet, once folded in four. The letter begins "My dear Genl. Permit me to present to your acquaintance my Nephew Dr. Il D. Smith of La. who visits the armory of the Potomac to see some friends to look after the sick from his section. Being like yourself a Creole of La. there will be that connecting link between you .".

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        Philips' Series of Travelling Maps South Australia [cover title on the cloth case of a linen-backed folding map]

      London, George Philip, [late 1861]. A full-colour map, printed surface 610 x 510 mm, cut into 20 panels mounted on linen (as issued), folded, and mounted in the publisher's gilt-decorated cloth case (external dimensions 190 x 118 mm). Slight wear to the corners of the case, with minimal restoration to the spine; light erasures to the pastedown and paper-lined verso of the exposed panel of the folded map; the map is lightly marked in one spot, but is essentially in fine condition. There are two interesting rubber-stamps on one cloth panel, that of 'W.C. Rigby, Newsagent, Adelaide' and 'Archiv. Provinciae Austriae S. J.'; the erasures mentioned above appear to have removed a couple of examples of the Jesuit Archive stamp. Philips' Authentic Maps of the Australian Colonies, Number 6 (according to the information printed on the front pastedown). Tooley 974 (basic details of the map only, not noting the Travelling Maps series). Pertinent details printed on the map that provide evidence of the date of publication include 'Burke & Wills 1860-61', and the locations where King, and the bodies of Gray, Burke and Wills, were found (King was found in September 1861). The latest reference to Stuart is 'Stuart's Route 1860' (presumably his fifth expedition, from November 1860 to September 1861). The entire region of South Australia west of about 133 degrees east longitude and north of the coastline is described as 'Unexplored Country added to South Australia in 1861'; the Act to annex this land was passed in Great Britain in August 1861. Historians of Australian bookselling will know that William Charles Rigby commenced trading as a bookseller and newsagent in Adelaide in late 1859.

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        NOUVEAU MANUEL ILLUSTRÉ DU JEU DES ÉCHECS. Lois et principes, classification des débuts, parties modèles, fins de parties, etc. Etudes et observations nouvelles par J. A. de R. (Rivière). Précédé d'une introduction historique d'après le professeur Duncan Forbes.

      Paris, Passard, s.d. (1861) [imprimerie Dubuisson et Cie, Rue du Coq-Héron, 5]. - 1 volume in-18 (19,6 x 12,4 cm) de 140 pages. Nombreux diagrammes de positions. Reliure de l'époque demi-percaline rouge, plats de papier marbré. Très bon état. Légères traces à la reliure, décorative et solide. Intérieur très frais, sans rousseurs. ÉDITION ORIGINALE. La première partie, qui traite de l'histoire et de la philosophie du jeu d'échecs est des plus intéressantes. On y apprend les légendes qui ont rapport à la création de ce jeu dans les temps anciens. La deuxième partie ou traité élémentaire du jeu des échecs traite du matériel (échiquier, pièces), des règles et lois de ce jeu, ainsi que des observations en rapport. On y trouve de nombreuses parties historiques analysées et expliquées à l'aide de diagrammes avec pièces (et non par notation uniquement). Par ailleurs les fins de partie sont bien étudiées. Ce livre se vendait au Café de la Régence à Paris (161, Rue St-Honoré), là où se réunissaient les meilleurs joueurs d'échecs de l'époque. Duncan Forbes (1798-1868) était un linguiste écossais. Analphabète jusqu’à l’âge de 13 ans, il devient instituteur d’école à 17 ans dans le village de Stralock. Après cela il suit des cours à l’école Kirkmichael, à la Perth Grammar School, et finalement à l’Université de St Andrews où il obtient un master. En 1823, il prend un poste à Calcutta Academy, mais est forcé de retourner en Europe pour causes de santé en 1826. En 1837, il devient professeur de langues orientales au King’s College de Londres d’où il prendra sa retraite en 1861. Pendant ses années au King’s College de Londres, il travaille aussi au British Museum, cataloguant la collection de manuscrits persans. Jules Arnous de Rivière (1830-1905) fut un grand joueur d'échecs de son temps. En 1858, Jules Arnous de Rivière rencontre Paul Morphy à Paris et dispute contre lui un grand nombre de parties amicales au Café de la Régence. Au cours des années suivantes, il gagne plusieurs rencontres, ainsi en 1860 à Londres par +5 -2 contre Thomas W. Barnes, la même année à Paris par +7 -1 contre le Français Paul Journoud et en 1867 à Paris par 2-0 contre le Hongrois Löwenthal. En 1883, il perd de justesse à Paris contre Mikhail Tchigorine par +4-5. En 1867, pendant la 2e exposition universelle de Paris, est organisé un tournoi réunissant les meilleurs joueurs d'échecs de l'époque et Rivière s'y classe sixième. Parallèlement à ce tournoi, une première a lieu au Café de la Régence : des femmes jouent aux échecs en public. À cette occasion, Rivière dispute avec Neumann une partie à l'aveugle contre des dames illustres qui se consultaient : la princesse Murat, la duchesse de la Tremoille, la maréchale comtesse Renault de Saint-Jean de la Tremoille et la marquise de Colbert-Chabannais. Les dames ont gagné. Arnous de Rivière fut aussi l'organisateur du tournoi d'échecs de Monte-Carlo en 1902. Selon une estimation publiée par ChessWorld, son meilleur classement Elo historique a été estimé à 2563, atteint en août 1883. Arnous de Rivière a aussi publié sur les échecs comme auteur et comme journaliste. Il a fait paraître la revue La Régence consacrée aux échecs. Jules Arnous de Rivière ne s'est pas limité aux échecs. On lui doit aussi un Traité populaire du jeu de billard (Flammarion, 1891) et, sous le pseudonyme de Martin-Gall, un important ouvrage sur les jeux de casino : La roulette et le trente-et-quarante (Delarue, 1882). À la fin de sa vie, Arnous de Rivière s'est aussi intéressé au bridge. À nouveau sous le pseudonyme de Martin-Gall, il publie chez le même éditeur Delarue, en 1905, un manuel, Le Jeu de bridge, qui sera réimprimé jusqu'aux années 1920 (avec quelques mises à jour). TRÈS BON EXEMPLAIRE DE CET OUVRAGE ESTIMÉ QUI DOIT ETRE PRÉSENT DANS TOUTE BELLE BIBLIOTHÈQUE ÉCHIQUÉENNE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les ruines d'Ani, capitale de l'Arménie sous les rois Bagratides, aux Xe et XIe s.

      Academie Impériale de Science St. Petersburg 1861 - Atlas only, 2 parts in one volume, oblong folio (27.8 x 35.5 cm). Title of the II livraison published as general title for the atlas, XLV plates lith. by Rob. Mellin. Contemporary cream boards, upper board with gilt ruling and gilt centrepiece with the word ANI surrounded by crosses and scallop shells, green paper spine; rubbed and soiled, hinges broken, marginal waterstain on upper board and first ten plates. Very rare atlas showing views of the ancient Armenian capital known as "the city of a thousand and one churches". Ani, founded more than 1,600 years ago, was the capital of the Bagratid Armenian kingdom between 961 and 1045, which covered much of present-day Armenia and eastern Turkey. It greatly benefited from its location on several trade routes, and grew to become a walled city of more than 100,000 residents by the 11th century. In the centuries that followed, Ani and the surrounding region were conquered hundreds of times - Byzantine emperors, Ottoman Turks, Armenians, nomadic Kurds, Georgians, and Russians claimed and reclaimed the area, repeatedly attacking and chasing out residents. By the 1300s, Ani was in steep decline, and it was completely abandoned by the 1700s. Rediscovered and romanticised in the 19th century, the city had a brief moment of fame, only to be closed off by World War I. Russian investigation of Ani began in the 1840s when the city attracted the attention of Earl Mikhail Vorontsov, the governor of the Caucasus in 1844-1854. In 1850 Vorontsov dispatched an officer of the Russian army Jules Kestner (also Kästner) on a research excursion, who spent six weeks in Ani, during which time he created sixty-nine images of buildings and copied forty-two inscriptions. This work became a portfolio, consisting of forty-five illustrated sheets. Vorontsov forwarded the sketches by this "dessinateur habile" (Bibl. analytique) to Marie-Félicité Brosset (1802–80), a Saint-Petersburg-based French academic and a world-renowned authority in Georgian and Armenian studies. This marked the beginning of Brosset's research on the monuments of Ani, and he would later publish the present monograph, Les ruines d'Ani, capitale de l'Arménie sous les rois Bagratides. The atlas, here complete, mostly shows monuments of the ancient city, churches, mosques, walls - as well some general views and details of armenian inscriptions. Rare: we could not trace any copy appearing in auctions in the past 35 years. Worldcat locates example in six countries - apparently none in the USA. Brosset (fils), Bibliographie analytique des ouvrages de . Marie-Félicité Brosset, No202, col. 377, atlas especially 385-7; A. Kazaryan, I.Y. Özkaya and A. Pontioglu, The Church of Surb Prkich in Ani, in RIHA Journal (International Association of Research Institutes in the History of Art), 30 Nov 2016. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Das Saugadernsystem vom anatomischen Standpunkte.

      Leipzig, Wilhelm Engelmann, 1861, 4, XII, 124 pp., mit 17 gestochenen und 1 zweifarbig lithographierten Tafel mit 52 Abb., Leineneinband der Zeit Breitrandiges Bibliotheksexemplar. LYMPHOLOGIC ATLAS - TEICHMANN'S NETWORK. Erste Auflage. Profunde Gelehrsamkeit. Joseph Hyrtl gewidmet, speziell zum Ursprung der Lymphgefäße und ihrer Verteilung in den Lymphdrüsen, sowie in den einzelnen Organen. Besonders erwähnenswert sind die schönen Abbildungen (in weiß auf schwarzem Grund gedruckt). Ludwig Karol Teichmann (1823-1895) war Professor in Göttingen und später als Professor der Anatomie in Krakau tätig. Entdecker der Häminkristalle. First Edition, dedicated to the great anatomist Hyrtl, this is an important work on the lymphatic system. Teichmann "mastered time-consuming anatomical preparations to supply Henle with illustratons for his Handbuch der systematischen Anatomie.. Teichmann's main scientific interest was in the lymphatic vessels and their origin, which he studied by means of an original injection method. He maintained that no direct communication exists between blood capillaries and lymphatics, and discovered the obstruction of lymphatic vessels in elephantiasis ... Das Saugadernsystem ... is his main publication on the lymphatic system" -DSB, 13,274 Teichmann was professor on anatomy in Krakau and he is remembered by "Teichmann's Network" (superficial and deep lymphatic plexuses in the wall of the stomach), and the invention of the hemin crystals. cf. Dobson, 201 Hirsch V, 529.

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        Frederick Seward Asks Samuel Colt for Presentation Pistol Prices

      Washington, D.C. 1861 - Letter Signed, to Samuel Colt, Washington, D.C., October 28, 1861. 1 p. "your best quality of ornamented revolvers."President Abraham Lincoln often presented gifts to foreign heads of state or dignitaries, and Samuel Colt's pistols were excellent examples of American ingenuity and craftsmanship. Complete TranscriptDepartment of State,Washington, October 28th, 1861.Samuel Colt, Esq.,Hartford, Conn.Sir: I will thank you to furnish this Department with a list setting forth the cost of your best quality of ornamented revolvers, mounted with gold, Silver &c. I am, Sir, Your obedient Servant, F. W. Seward Assistant Secretary. Historical BackgroundSamuel Colt promoted his revolvers by presenting custom engraved versions to heads of state and heroes such as Giuseppe Garibaldi, King Victor Emmanuel II of Italy, Hungarian revolutionary Louis Kossuth, and defender of Fort Sumter Robert Anderson. Since the State Department had no role in purchasing arms for the military, Frederick Seward was inquiring for prices of ceremonial pieces that his father Secretary of State William H. Seward could present to foreign dignitaries in President Abraham Lincoln's name.Late in 1862, for example, Secretary of State Seward sent a case of two pistols, "which are of Colt's revolving pattern-are of the finest workmanship, and elaborately ornamented," to the King of Sweden and Norway Charles XV. They were counterparts of those recently sent by President Lincoln to Danish King Frederick VII.[1] In 1864, President Lincoln gave a pair of Colt pistols with silver handles by Tiffany to Kibrisli Mehmed Emin Pacha, Governor of Adrianople, Turkey, in appreciation for capturing the assassins of an American missionary. Lincoln presented another pair of Colt pistols to Emir Abdelkader, an Algerian religious and military leader who sheltered large numbers of American and European Christians during anti-Christian riots in Damascus, Syria, in 1860.Frederick W. Seward (1830-1915) was the son of William H. Seward and served as Assistant Secretary of State from 1861 to 1869. Frederick Seward graduated from Union College in 1849 and was admitted to the bar in 1851. He served as secretary to his father, then U.S. Senator, from 1849 to 1857 and also as associate editor of the Albany Evening Journal from 1851 to 1861.The plot to kill Abraham Lincoln also intended to kill William Seward and other key figures. On the night Booth shot Lincoln, Lewis Powell attempted to kill the Secretary of State (saved by a meal neck brace worn due to a recent carriage accident) and also struck Frederick Seward so violently with a pistol that had failed to fire, that it caused several skull injuries. Both father and son, as well as others injured, recovered. Frederick Seward again served as Assistant Secretary of State from 1877 to 1879 and edited and published his father's autobiography and letters.Samuel Colt (1814-1862) began building guns and first applied for a patent for his revolver in 1835. His company in Paterson, New Jersey (the manufacturing city founded by Alexander Hamilton) went bankrupt in 1843, but an order for 1,000 revolvers for the Mexican War revived his fortunes. He built a factory in Hartford, Connecticut, employing an assembly line. He vigorously protected his patent rights and enjoyed a virtual monopoly on revolver sales. His innovative marketing techniques included using artists to create scenes featuring his guns in an early form of product placement. As the Civil War began, Colt sold firearms to both the Union and the Confederacy. He died of gout on January 10, 1862, three months after this letter.[1] William H. Seward to Jacob S. Haldeman, January 24, 1863, Papers Relating to Foreign Affairs, Accompanying the Annual Message of the President to the First Section of the Thirty-Eighth Congress, Part II (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1864), 1214. See also William H. Seward to Bradford R. Wood, November 17, 1862, ibid., 1096.

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        Die St. Michaeliskirche. Altkolorierte Lithographie ( Doppeltondruck ) mit ornamentaler Bordüre. Druck von Charles Fuchs.

      Carl Gassmann Hamburg 1861 ( vergleiche das Werkverzeichnis Salomon, Werkverzeichnisnummer 76a ) Bildmaß der Darstellung: 32,2 x 15,4 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), Blattgröße ca. 34 x 25 cm, alt unter Glas gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 37,5 x 28,5 cm ). Das Blatt gleichmäßig leicht gebräunt, der Rahmen gering bestoßen. Verso mit altem Aufkleber der Kunsthandlung *Hugo Kehr, Hamburg 36, Neue ABC-Straße 7*. Von insgesamt guter Erhaltung - selten - ( ungeöffnet ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Wilhelm Heuer, Charles Fuchs, Gassmann, Michel, Michaeliskirche, St. Michaelis, Lithographie, altkoloriert, Google

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        Silas Marner: The Weaver of Raveloe.

      Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1861.. FIRST EDITION. Crown octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.[iv], adverts; [ii], coated endpaper leaf, [vi]; 364; [xvi], advertisements. Elegantly rebound in the early twentieth century in dark green half crushed morocco, full gilt backs, moire silk-covered sides, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, original yellow endpaper and russet cloth covers bound in. Internally very clean. Binding nicely aged to brown on spine, some wear to top corners. This copy with half-title and the scarce 4-page advert for the 'autobiography' bound in at front, plus regular 16-page catalogue at rear A vintage receipt for the sale of this book is loosely inserted. Mary Ann Evans began her literary career as a translator and later editor of the Westminster Review. In 1857, she published 'Scenes of Clerical Life', the first of eight novels she would write under the name of 'George Eliot' including the important 'Middlemarch', and the popular 'Silas Marner', which was the author's own favourite. The novel centres on Silas Marner, the linen weaver of Raveloe, a village on the brink of industrialization. George Eliot's affectionate but unsentimental portrait of rural life combines irony, humour and sharp social comment. Above all, she demonstrates a profound and enduring knowledge of the human mind and heart.

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        Explorations and Adventures in Equatorial Africa with Accounts of the Manners and Customs of the People and of the Chase of the Gorilla Crocodile Leopard Elephant Hippopotamus and other animals

      Second edition. Large folding map, folding frontispiece of a gorilla, with 72 plates & illustrations in the text. 8vo.Modern  half morocco by Bayntuns with the  original black cloth upper cover with gilt vignette of a gorilla, bound at the end  xviii, 479pp. 32pp. ads. John Murray. London,

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        L'ART POUR TOUS. Encyclopédie de l'art industriel et décoratif. Directeur-Fondateur: Emile Reiber.

      Paris, Morel et C., 1861-1891. In folio, 15 voll. (2 annate per vol.), mz. marocch. coevo con ang. (con abras., alc. dorsi restaur. e alc. piatti con aloni).<br> Offriamo una raccolta completa delle prime 30 annate (ciasc. con Indice) di questa bellissima rivista d'arte bimensile, dal n. 1 (15 gennaio 1861) al n. 757 (30 dicembre 1891): ogni fascicolo è composto da 4 tavv. inc. su legno o in fotoincisione che illustrano oggetti di arte decorativa e industriale, appartenenti a musei o collezioni private, con didascalie in francese, tedesco e inglese. Sono proposti: mobili, sculture, bronzi, marmi e bassorilievi, porcellane, ceramiche, vasi, armi e armature, paraventi, passamanerie, stoffe, ricami, costumi, serrature, chiavi, vetri e vetrate, ferri battuti, oreficerie, ornamenti tipografici, ecc. di scuola europea dal X al XIX secolo e pezzi di arte antica: egiziana, greca, romana, persiana, assira, etrusca, araba, cinese e giapponese. Numerose annate hanno anche delle belliss. tav. in cromolitografia o in tinta. <br> "Mancano solo 7 tavole": le tavv. 358 e 359 del n. 90 (1863) - la tav. 600 del n. 150; le tavv. 610 e 611 del n. 153 (1865) - la tav. 1337 del n. 335 (1874) - la tav. 1821 del n. 456 (1879).<br> Nel ns. esempl. 2 voll. con difetti: il 1880/81 con gore di umidità al marg. interno e il 1882/83 al marg. esterno; i restanti, tranne per qualche restauro per strappi o qualche fiorit., sono tutti ben conservati.

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        Autograph letter signed.

      Bruxelles, undated. - 8vo. 2 pp. on bifolium. Amicable letter to Carl Moll (1861-1945, Viennese Art Nouveau painter) telling him how much Khnopff would like to be able to do something that Moll obviously offered to him in a previous letter. Khnopff might be referring to a joint exhibition project in Vienna as he talks about his "profound acknowledgment" of Moll's reception. (Indeed, the two artists exhibited together at the Secession.) Khnopff continues by assuring Moll that he has never before experienced such a brotherly sympathy and that he will keep a precious memory of it "for the dark days to come". Fernand Khnopff ends his letter by sending his best compliments to Carl Moll's family and by looking ahead to a meeting in October: "Veuillez, je vous prie, présenter mes meilleurs compliments à Madame Moll et à Mademoiselle Alma la Grande et Grethel la Petite et agréer, cher confrère et ami, l'expression de mes remerciements les plus sincères [ ]" ("Please present my best compliments to Madame Moll and to Mademoiselle Alma the Big and Grethel the Little and accept, dear comrade and friend, the expression of my most sincere gratitude [ ]". - The Mademoiselles that Fernand Khnopff refers to are the two daughters that Carl Moll's wife, Anna Sofie Bergen, brought into the marriage. "Alma the Big" will later be known as the famous Alma Mahler-Werfel (1879-1964), muse to many artists, among which Oskar Kokoschka and Walter Gropius, and famous personality of the Viennese art world of the first half of the 20th century.

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        THE HOLY BIBLE, Containing the Old and New Testaments. ILLUSTRATED WITH 20 PHOTOGRAPHS BY FRANCIS FRITH.

      London, Eyre & Spottiswood, 1861. Both title pages dated 1861. Thick 4to, approximately 275 x 200 mm, 11 x 8 inches, pages in double column, 20 mounted albumen photographs by Francis Frith, image size approximately 6¼ x 8½, each with printed title and photographer's credit on mount and tissue guards, chromolithograph half-title with small oval photograph and frontispiece, both heightened in gilt, chromolithograph family register page with old ink entries, bound in publisher's morocco, gilt lettering to spine, gilt clasp, blind decoration to covers, marbled endpapers. Rebacked using original spine, binding rubbed and scuffed, shelf wear to edges, half-title and frontispiece have repairs and stains to margins, 2 pages at the end have dusty margins with neat repairs, occasional small closed tear to margins, tissue guards age-browned and slightly foxed, margins of mounts stained and age-browned, some of the images may be slightly faded, the 20 photographs by Frith can be emailed to you on request. See Helmut Gernsheim, Incunabula of British Photographic Literature 1839-1875, page 36, listed is an undated edition. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Il parlamento italiano, Storia parlamentare e politica dell' Italia 1861-1992 vol. I

      Nuova CEI, 1861. brossura

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        Beautiful Leaved Plants; Being a description of the most beautiful leaved plants in cultivation in this country; to which is added an extended catalogue.

      Groombridge and Sons, London 1861 - 144 S. mit 60 handkolorierten lith. Tafeln, ACHTUNG ABWESENHEIT! AUS BETRIEBLICHEN GRÜNDEN KANN IHRE BESTELLUNG ERST NACH DEM 25. AUGUST 2017 AUSGEFÜHRT WERDEN! DER NÄCHSTE VERSAND ERFOLGT VORAUSSICHTLICH AM MONTAG, DEN 28. AUGUST! Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 550 Groß 8°, grünes Halbleder der Zeit mit Rückentitel auf Lederrückenschild, mit 5 Zierbünden und schlichter Rückenvergoldung, die Felder mit blindgeprägtem stilisiertem Weinblatt, Papier gelegentlich leichtbraun- oder stockfleckig, ansonsten gutes und sauberes Exemplar, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        OEUVRES COMPLETES D'HIPPOCRATE - 10 TOMES EN 10 VOLUMES (TOME 1+2+3+4+5+6+7+8+9+10)

      J.B. BAILLIERE ET FILS 1861 - R260218227: 637+717+562+670+733+663+615+676+468+850 pages - étiquette encollées en contreplat - contreplats jaspés - tampon EX LIBRIS "DOCTEUR AUVARD PARIS 58 RUE DE LA BOETIE" - annotation à l'encre sur la page de titre - titre filets et tomaison dorés sur le dos - coiffe en pied abîmée sur le tome 5 - 6 PHOTOS DISPONIBLES Traduction nouvelle avec le texte grec en regard, collationné sur les manuscrits et touts les éditions, accompagnée d'ne introduction, de commentaires médicaux, de variantes et de notes philologiques - suivies d'une table générale des matières In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Coins frottés. Dos à nerfs. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 610-Sciences médicales. Médecine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Héraut d'armes : revue illustrée de la noblesse

      Original, one of the few copies Holland paper he is no mention Edition. Binders half shagreen burgundy corners, back slightly past five bands set with golden nets with small traces of rubbing, a small marginal lack tail back of the second volume, some scuffs on flat marbled, endpapers and contreplats of handmade paper, corners bumped. autograph dedication of the author decorated with many figures in-text representing coats of arms. Some small foxing without gravity, witnesses kept. Rare large paper copy of the journal dealing with noble genealogy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Le Héraut d'armes Paris Novembre 1861 - Mai 1877 18,5x28,5cm 2 volumes reliés

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        Ueber Knochen-Resorption (pp.118-132, 3 Holzschnitte).

      Arch. klin. Chir.,2. - Berlin, Verlag von August Hirschwald 1861, 8, IV, 661, (1 Bl.), 21 Holzschnitte, 11 Tafeln Abbildungen, zum Theil in Farbendruck, 7 Curven-Tafeln, Halblederband der Zeit mit Rvg. Erstdruck! Ferner von Theodor Billroth: Ueber abscedirende Peripleuritis (pp.142-162). Beobachtungsstudien über Wundfieber und accidentelle Wundkrankheiten. Ein ausführliches Inhalts-Verzeichniss des Aufsatzes befindet soch am Ende desselben p.509)(pp.325-511, 7 Curven-Tafeln). Osteoplastische Miscellen: 1. Osteoplastische Resectionen des Unterkiefers nach eigener Methode 2.Subkutane Osteotomieen an beiden Tibiae 3. Uranoplastische Operationen nach Langenbeck (pp.651-659).

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        History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset. (Dorsetshire) With a copy of Domesday Book, and the &quot;Inquisitio Gheldi&quot; for the County: Interspersed with some remarkable Particulars of Natural History. And adorned with a Correct map of the County and Views of Antiquities, Seats of the Nobility and Gentry, etc; The Third edition, corrected, augmented &amp; improved by W. SHIPP &amp; JAMES WHITWORTH HODSON.

      1861/ 1870 (3rd.ed.).. 4 vols; Folio. (16.5 x 10 inches.) Quarter bound in dark brown calf leather and brown cloth covered boards. Raised banding, gilt decoration and lettering to spines. Speckled page edging, marbled endpapers. In good conditions. Some rubbing and wear to covers. Corners bumped and rubbed. Rubbing and some minor splits/marks to cloth, soiling rear v.1. Spine on vol.2 is noticeably more heavily rubbed than other vols. Inside pages very clean and tight. Some minor spots else very clean and tight inside. Good reading copies. Approx. 121 steel-engr.plates / plans, etc., lacks 3 plates; v.2. p242 Symondsbury Church, p.694. Rampisham Cross, and v.3. p115. Uddens House. (copies of these plates can be supplied upon request.) Map mentioned in title was not bound in by the publisher in this edition. Although stating on the title page that a map is present, this does not seem to have been issued with the third edition (see Squibb: The Plates in Hutchins&apos; History of Dorset). NOT bound in here are the introductory pages and notes relating to earlier editions.

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        AN APPEAL TO THE PEOPLE OF THE NORTH.

      [Louisville:: Hanna & Co., Printers,. 1861]. 16pp. Caption title [as issued]. Stitched and disbound. Very Good. The first edition of this Appeal, reprinted four additional times in early 1861, "to lend your influence in staying the storm that is sweeping to ruin both our social fabric and our political existence." Sabin identifies the author, who signs at the end as "A Voice from Kentucky," as William Coleman. He writes from Louisville in January 1861, after the secession of "several States," with other States "on the eve of severing their connection with the Federal Government." He blames northern disregard of the Fugitive Slave Act, and treatment of southerners as moral pariahs, for the crisis. He seeks help from "Conservative Brethren of the North...in rolling back the tide of Black Republican fanaticism." FIRST EDITION. LCP 637. Bartlett 160 [noting that there were five editions]. Sabin 1783a [not identifying edition]. Not in Coleman, Decker, Eberstadt, Nevins.

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        An Appeal to the People of the North

      (Louisville, Ky: Hanna & Co., Printers, 1861. Very Good. Second edition (stated). Octavo. 16pp. Removed. Ex-library copy with generic stamps and numbers on first leaf, else very good. Uncommon.

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        Die Uranoplastik mittelst Ablösung des mucös-periostalen Gaumenüberzuges (pp.205-287, 5 z.T. color. lith. Taf.).

      Arch. klin. Chir.,2. - Berlin, Verlag von August Hirschwald, 1861, 8, IV, 661, (1) pp., mit 11 z.T. in Farbendruck lith. Tafeln, 7 Curven-Tafeln und 21 Holzschnitte, Leinenband d.Zt. ERSTE AUSGABE. Ein klassischer Text der Plastischen Chirurgie. "Vorzügliche Arbeit über die Geschichte und über die pathologischen Verhältnisse der Gaumenspalten, besonders aber Beschreibung einer Operationsmethode, welche geeignet ist, dem neuzubildenden Gaumen knöcherne Beschaffenheit zu geben. Man vergl. das Nähere darüber im Texte" ".. durch Klarheit der Darstellung und anatomische Begründung aller bisherigen Veröffentlichungen auf diesem Gebiete weit übertraf, gestaltete er das Verfahren so, das es das allgemein anerkannte Normalverfahren der Uranoplastik wurde." Trendelenburg, 25 Jahre Dt. Ges. f. Chir., S.212. FIRST EDITION. Bernhard von Langenbeck (1810-1887), one of the most distinguished surgeons of the nineteenth century, became professor in Kiel 1842, and succeeded Dieffenbach in the chair of surgery at Berlin. His operations and improvements of the technical method of surgical operations are too numerous to mention. Some of the most important of them relate to plastic surgery. He founded the German-Surgical-Society and the "Archiv für Chirurgie". Many of the greatest surgeons of Europe were Langenbeck's pupils, notably Billroth and Gurlt. Langenbeck was a skilful operator and excellent teacher. The above classical text deals with surgical removal of cleft palate and is particulary valuable on account of its fine illustrations. "What von Langenbeck did contribute was a most major step - raising the periosteum with the mucosa, by the use of blunt elevators, from just behind the incisors to the posterior edge of the palatine bones. This proved to be the long-awaited key to sucess." F.McDowellF.McDowell, Source book of plastic surgery, S. 305-312 + 453-459 Gnudi-Webster, S.323 Zeis Nr.1473 Garrison & Morton No.5748

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        A Pilgrimage to My Motherland. An Account of a Journey among the Egbas and Yorubas of Central Africa in 1859-60

      W.J. Johnson, London 1861 - First English edition, the first with this introduction, and the first with Campbell's note to his Preface with additional biographical information, neither of which appeared in the American edition. Introduction by Sir Culling E. Eardley, Bart. Octavo. 145pp. Frontispiece portrait, tipped-in map. Publisher's brown cloth stamped in blind, titled in gilt. Gilt a bit faded, modest loss of cloth at the spine ends and a small split at the front joint, else very good or better. Inscribed by the author: "Rev. J. S. Martin, with the best respects of the Author. Sept. 20th, 1861." The very important account of Campbell's expedition with Martin R. Delaney to Africa exploring the possible return of African-Americans to the African continent. Indeed Campbell, a Jamaican of mixed race, moved to Africa after the expedition. The English edition is much less common than the American. OCLC records are confusing, but they appear to locate about a half dozen copies, only a single copy in the U.S. at Harvard. Inscribed copies are rare. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THE HOLY BIBLE, Containing the Old and New Testaments. ILLUSTRATED WITH 20 PHOTOGRAPHS BY FRANCIS FRITH.

      London, Eyre & Spottiswood, 1861.. Both title pages dated 1861. Thick 4to, approximately 275 x 200 mm, 11 x 8 inches, pages in double column, 20 mounted albumen photographs by Francis Frith, image size approximately 6¼ x 8½, each with printed title and photographer's credit on mount and tissue guards, chromolithograph half-title with small oval photograph and frontispiece, both heightened in gilt, chromolithograph family register page with old ink entries, bound in publisher's morocco, gilt lettering to spine, gilt clasp, blind decoration to covers, marbled endpapers. Rebacked using original spine, binding rubbed and scuffed, shelf wear to edges, half-title and frontispiece have repairs and stains to margins, 2 pages at the end have dusty margins with neat repairs, occasional small closed tear to margins, tissue guards age-browned and slightly foxed, margins of mounts stained and age-browned, some of the images may be slightly faded, the 20 photographs by Frith can be emailed to you on request. See Helmut Gernsheim, Incunabula of British Photographic Literature 1839-1875, page 36, listed is an undated edition. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        A Treatise on the Legal and Equitable Rights of Married Women; As well in respect to their Property and Persons as to their Children. With an Appendix of the Recent American Statutes, and the Decisions Under Them

      Philadelphia: Kay and Brother, 1861. Very Good. First edition. Tall octavo. 796pp. Original legal calf. A bit clumsily rebacked with morocco, gilt titles on the spine. Moderate wear on the boards, a little toning at the edges of the first few leaves, a tight near very good copy of this important legal study on the legal rights of women.

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        Autograph letter signed.

      No place, 22. XI. 1861. - 8vo. 1 page. To one Mr. Gotthard, inviting him to a soirée on Sunday. - With embossed monogram. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        African Methodist Episcopal Church. Quarterly Ticket

      [Philadelphia?]: African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1861. Very Good. Small ticket or card. Measuring 3.5" x 2.5". Nicely printed on paperstock. Filled in with the name of "Mrs. Clark" and signed by the Reverend Wm. C. West.

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        Powers of the President of the United States over the Army and Navy. Preamble and Resolutions Declaring the Powers of the President of the United States over the army and navy, and as to the province of the House of Representatives to control the same. December 3, 1861

      Washington [D.C.]: Printed at the Congressional Globe Office, 1861. First edition. Removed. A very good copy with faint dampstain at top edge.. 2 pp. 37th Congress, 2d Session. Mis. Doc. No. 9. While completely supporting Presidential power over the military, the House "deems it appropriate to express its earnest sense and conviction that in the prosecution of this war no resort, on the one hand, should be had to a plea of 'military necessity' as a cover for any violation of any constitutional right of any citizen of the United States, either in slaves or in any other right of the citizen...." Not in OCLC.

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        Atlas zu Alexander von Humboldt's Kosmos. Volks-Ausgabe in zweiundvierzig colorirten Tafeln.

      Stuttgart, Hoffmann'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung (1861) - 33,5 x 28,5 cm. 28 Textseiten und 42 Tafeln, davon 39 koloriert und 3 Stahlstichtafeln. Grüner Orig.-Leinenband mit Gold- und Blindprägung. Einband gelegentlich min. fleckig. Im Gelenk stark gelockert, sonst gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Great Expectations

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1861. First Edition, Second Impression. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, second impression. (Stated "Second Edition" on all title pages. 344; 351; 344pp. Complete in three volumes. Contemporary leather with gilt ruling and lettering on spine. Bound without ads, quite likely as issued. Bibliographer Walter E. Smith describes printings two through five as indistinguishable except for their title pages, which may have been printed at the same time to give the impression of brisk sales. All had the same textual errors, etc.) Bindings edge-worn, leather starting to split along spine edges, hinges a bit tender, gilt barely legible. Internally Very Good with some light corner creasing, stray light stains and foxing. A very nice set of the classic novel.

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        Java or, How to Manage a Colony. In two Volumes

      Erste Auflage, Hurst & Blackett, London, 1861. XVI, 331 S. / VIII, 311 S. mit 2 mehrfach gefalteten Tabellen, original Leinen mit goldgeprägten Rückentitel ( fleckig / Name auf Vorsatz) - Beschreibung Javas zur Zeit der niederländischen Kolonialherrschaft -

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        Auto-biographical memoir

      Late Civil Commissioner of Cape Division and Resident Magistrate for Cape Town and District Thereof, and Cape District. Being a Plain Narrative of Occurrences from Early Life to Advanced Age Price: R 7250.00 Year: 1861 No Dust Jacket Complete with frontispiece, the original boards are slightly worn with small tears on the spine. There is foxing towards the the earlier and later pages, as well as minor watermarks on the first folio pages.

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        3 eigenh. Briefe m. Unterschrift u. 2 eigenh. Gedichte.

      Rio de Janeiro u. Rom, 1844-1861. - &#132;Bedini wurde als Spross der bekannten aus Ostra stammenden Bedini Familie geboren [.]. Als jüngster von sieben Söhnen, wurde Bedini für eine kirchliche Karriere bestimmt. Sein Vater meldete den Jungen im Priesterseminar von Senigallia an, wo Bedini am 20. Dezember 1828 die Priesterweihe empfing. In den folgenden Jahren war er Kanoniker an der Kathedrale von Senigallia. Dank einflussreicher Freunde, unter denen sich auch der gleichfalls aus Senigallia stammende Giovanni Maria Mastai Ferretti, der spätere Papst Pius IX., befand, wurde er 1838 in den diplomatischen Dienst der Kurie berufen. Hier wurde er zunächst als Sekretär von Lodovico Altieri, dem Erzbischof von Ephesos und Nuntius in Österreich tätig. 1845 wurde Altieri, der zwischenzeitlich einige Erfahrungen in der Diplomatie gesammelt hatte, nach Rom beordert. Dort wurde er am 21. April 1845 von Papst Gregor XVI. zum Kardinal berufen und mit dem Amt des Apostolischen Protonotars betraut. Damit war Bedinis Tätigkeit als Sekretär Altieris beendet. Seine erste selbstständige Mission führte Bedini von Oktober 1845 bis August 1847 nach Brasilien, wohin er als Internuntius entsandt wurde. Dort arbeitete er vornehmlich auf eine Verbesserung der Lebensbedingungen der deutschen Einwanderer hin. Bei dieser Gelegenheit versuchte er auch Protestanten für die katholische Kirche zu gewinnen. Zu gleicher Zeit wie Bedini hielt sich auch Giuseppe Garibaldi in Südamerika auf. Hieraus ergaben sich Kontakte, die in einem Brief Garibaldis an Bedini gipfelten, in dem Garibaldi bat, dem Papst mitzuteilen, dass sein Schwert und seine Italienische Legion jederzeit für das geliebte Heimatland und die Kirche zur Verfügung stünden, wie es die unsterbliche und ewig neue gemeinsame Religion einfordere. Er sei sich jedoch darüber im Klaren, dass der Thron Petri auf Fundamenten stehe, die nicht von Menschenhand erschüttert werden könnten. Bedini nahm den Brief dankend entgegen, doch wurde Garibaldis Offerte in Rom nicht angenommen. Als Bedini 1848 nach Rom zurückkehrte wurde er Assistent des Kardinals Giacomo Antonelli, der zu dieser Zeit die Stellung eines Außenministers des Kirchenstaats innehatte. Von März bis November 1848 folgte Bedini dem Papst im Gefolge der Revolution von 1848 ins Exil nach Gaeta. In dieser Zeit vermochte Garibaldi, den Widerwillen der Römer gegen Napoléon III., dessen Truppen dem Papst zu Hilfe kamen, auszunutzen und unterstützte das Triumvirat aus Giuseppe Mazzini, Aurelio Saffi und Carlo Armellini, welches der kurzlebigen römischen Republik vorstand. In der Folge der Rückkehr des Papstes nach Rom war Bedini von 1849 bis 1852 wieder als päpstlicher Nuntius tätig. In dieser Zeit wurde er als Legat und Botschafter nach Bologna entsandt. Gerade zu Beginn seiner Arbeit in Bologna wurde der von den Österreichern bei Comacchio gefangen genommene italienische Patriot Ugo Bassi in die Stadt gebracht und dort schließlich am 8. August 1849 erschossen. Viele Anhänger der italienischen Patrioten warfen Baldini vor, dass er nichts unternommen habe, um Bassi zu retten. Dabei ließen sie wohl außer acht, dass Bedini ohnehin nur äußerst wenig Einfluss auf die Entscheidungen der Österreicher hätte ausüben können. Am 15. März 1852 wurde Bedini zum Titularerzbischof von Thebae ernannt. Drei Tage später erhielt er von Kardinal Luigi Lambruschini den Auftrag, sich als päpstlicher Nuntius nach Brasilien zu begeben. Die Einreise nach Brasilien bleib ihm jedoch wegen einer dort gerade wütenden Pestepidemie verwehrt, so dass er sich statt dessen in die Vereinigten Staaten begab und so der erste päpstliche Nuntius in den USA wurde. Während seines gesamten Aufenthaltes in den USA wurde Bedini von italienischen Patrioten unter der Führung des ehemaligen Priesters Alessandro Gavazzi wegen seiner angeblichen Beteiligung an der Hinrichtung Bassis verfolgt. Es wurden sogar gegen Bedini gerichtete Proteste auf öffentlichen Plätzen organisiert. Nach einem gewalttätigen Protestakt in Cincinnati verhaftete man i [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Johnson's Turkey in Asia, Persia, Arabia, &c.

      New York, 1861. - Hand-coloured engraved map (456 x 345 mm). Decorative map of Turkey, Persia, Arabia, Afghanistan, Beloochistan and contiguous regins., with large inset views of Smyrna, Trebisond and Muscat. Shows excellent detail, including towns, rivers, mountains, deserts, roads, etc. Al-Qasimi 270.

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