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        El antiguo Madrid, paseos histórico anecdóticos por las calles y casas de esta villa


      [Bookseller: La estantería del abuelo]
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      Giuseppe Marghieri, 1861. ITALIANO 0,97 Pagine in buono stato di conservazione con lievissima fioritura e traccia di umidità ai bordi superiori di alcune pagine, coperta rigida con piatti marmorizzati leggermente ingialliti, usurati ai bordi e con tracce di umidità e strappi ali piatto anteriore, dorso in pelle con titoli d'oro, con traccia di umidità ed abrasioni al piede ed alla cima USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Grundgesetz über die Reichsvertretung [mit einem Anhang für Mähren].

      Wien, 26. Februar 1861. Gr.-Fol. (46 x 28,5 cm). Zus. 17 S. auf 10 Bll., Geheftet. Seltener Erstdruck des durch Kaiser Franz Joseph I. erlassenen „Staats-Grundgesetzes“. - „Als Februarpatent bezeichnet man in der österreichischen Geschichtsschreibung die Verfassung der österreichischen Monarchie (so der Kaiser in seinem Patent), d.h. des Kaisertums Österreich, aus dem Jahr 1861. Sie wurde am 26. Februar 1861 erlassen [...]. Die Erlassung dieser fundamentalen Rechtsregeln fiel in die Zeit des Neoabsolutismus, war also die alleinige Entscheidung von Kaiser Franz Joseph I.“ (Wikipedia). - Das vorliegende Exemplar enthält zuerst die sieben Punkte umfassende Verordnung des Kaisers (3 S. auf 2 Blättern) und daran das 21 Paragraphen umfassende „Grundgesetz über die Reichsvertretung“ (3 S. auf 2 Blättern). - Weiters angebunden sind die 43 Paragraphen umfassende „Landes-Ordnung für die Markgrafschaft Mähren“, die 54 Paragraphen umfassende „Landtags-Wahlordnung für die Markgrafschaft Mähren“ sowie ein „Anhang zu der Landesordnung für die Markgrafschaft Mähren“ (zus. 11 S. auf 6 Blättern). - Gefaltet u. mit Randläsuren. Der Anhang über Mähren tlw. mit Farbstiftanstreichungen. - Weder das Grundgesetz selbst, noch der Mähren betreffende Anhang für mich über den KVK weltweit nachweisbar. - Versand D: 12,00 EUR Februarpatent - Reichsverfassung, Franz Joseph I., Kaiser von Österreich, Juridica, Recht, Revolution, 1848, Flugschriften, Flugschrift, Einblattdruck, Einblattdrucke, Grundgesetz über die Reichsvertretung

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes]
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        Once a Week: Volumes I-V, July 1859 - December 1861

      Bradbury and Evans, London - Five original bound volumes, in 3/4 brown leather with marbled boards, plain brown endpapers, red chalk edges. A vg set (spine ends, corners and edges worn; marbled paper rubbed; red edges are rubbed in a few places, esp. bottom edge of v1; tear to top third of v5's front joint). This magazine was conceived as a rival to Dickens' 'All the Year Round', and featured many writers and artists of importance. Poets include Tennyson, Swinburne and Christina Rossetti; artists include H.K. Browne, John Leech, John Tenniel, Charles Keene, and John Millais. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Philosophie der Freiheit : Grundzüge einer modernen Weltanschauung.

      Gut erhaltenes Ex. der seltenen Erstausgabe einer der wichtigsten Schriften Rudolf Steiners (1861-1925). Privater, einfach marmorierter Einband der Zeit, Reste von Rückenschild, äußerlich mäßig berieben, vorderer fliegender Vorsatz fehlt [ohne Textverlust], Buchblock gelockert, Titelbl. leicht gebräunt, innen ungewöhnlich sauber und frisch, Paoier fest, Zustand insges. 3+ Handschr. Widmung auf Titel: "Zur freundlichen Erinnerung an Carlchen 11/4/07". Goetheanistisch gestaltetes Exlibris "M. Dannenberg" auf vorderem Innendeckel. Vgl.

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        Silas Marner: The Weaver of Raveloe

      London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1861. 8vo. Half-title. 16, [4] publisher's advertisements at end. 20th-century tree calf, gilt-lettered morocco lettering-piece, original cloth covers mounted as doublures, original spine bound in at end; morocco edged slipcase. A fine copy including the half-title, and additional 2 leaves of advertisements for Carlyle's autobiography, not found in all copies, with the original cloth covers bound in.

      [Bookseller: Riverrun Books & Manuscripts]
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        Autograph letter signed.

      Ville-d'Avray, 2. VII. [1861]. - 8vo. 1 page. Matted and framed. To an unnamed recipient, stating that the artist cannot visit because his sister, Annette-Octavie Corot Sennegon (1793-1874), and brother-in-law, Laurent-Denis Sennegon are ill. Corot was hoping to travel to Arras and Douai for "la fete" to be held on 6 July, which may well have been Douai's Fêtes de Gayant, a tradition dating back to 1530, wherein wooden giants are paraded in the streets.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Autograph letter signed. No place, 22. XI. 1861.

      1861. 8vo. 1 page. To one Mr. Gotthard, inviting him to a soirée on Sunday. - With embossed monogram.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris]
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      Philadelphia: T. B. Peterson and Brothers, 306 Chestnut Street, [1861].. Octavo, pp. [9-10] 11-467 [468-472: blank], flyleaves at front and rear, inserted frontispiece and engraved title, several other illustrations in the text, original decorated black cloth, front and rear panels stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold and blind, yellow endpapers. First edition. A very early printing, if not the first, part of "Peterson's Uniform Duodecimo Edition of the Complete Works of Charles Dickens 'Boz,'" this issue with no publisher's advertisements printed at front or rear. A significant collection for both crime and supernatural content. In addition to "Hunted Down" and other crime stories, the collection includes the unabridged text of an important round of ghost stories by Dickens, Wilkie Collins, Elizabeth Gaskell, and others, first published as "The Haunted House" in the Christmas 1859 issue of ALL THE YEAR ROUND. Queen's Quorum 4. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 537. See Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, pp. 182-3. See Wolff 7687b. Eckel, pp. 223-4. Gimbel D37. Spine ends and corner tips worn, a bit of foxing here and there, but quite a nice copy overall. A very good, better than average copy. (#152417)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Originele foto met signatuur (1861).

      Ovale foto (grootste maten 210 x 160 mm, beeldformaat max. 95 x 87 mm) op karton geplakt, waaronder de koning in potlood schreef: 'Het Loo 8 Februarij 1861' gevolgd door zijn handtekening, 'Willem'. Aan de achterkant met rond etiketje: 'R. Severin de Dusseldorf/ Photographe de plusieurs Cours/ Noordeinde 109 à La Haye'. Vooral aan de achterzijde is het karton ongelijk verbruind. De foto heeft enkele kleine vlekjes en krasjes. De ondertekening is een beetje vaag.* Grote afdruk van een foto die zeer kort daarvoor was genomen: Koning Willem III liet zich begin 1861 door Severin fotograferen. De in 1839 geboren fotograaf had zich in september 1860 aan het Noordeinde gevestigd.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas HOLTHUIS]
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        A rubbing of a Memorial Tombstone of H.B.Ms 99th Regiment in 1861, in Memory of the Casualties of the 99th Foot at Canton China During the Occupation of That City by the British-France Allied Armies in 1861 A rubbing for the tombstone of Second Opium War (Arrow War) in China during 1856-1860

      Canton, China, 1861 A rubbing for the tombstone of Second Opium War (Arrow War) in China during 1856-1860Very big size on a whole rice paper, 152cm X 98cm, The original stone had been demolished before 1910s, so this rubbing also before 1910s, folded, a few wears at edges, Both text and pictures were fine copied and undamaged, but had some folds. Rubbing is an ancient Chinese method to copy text and pictures on stone or on bronze wares.

      [Bookseller: Asia Medicine and Humanities Books]
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        Appendix to the Journals of The House of Representatives of New Zealand.June to September 1861

      Government Printer, Auckland 1861 - pp. 1100 (approx), 2 hand coloured folding maps of Maori and European lands. Includes the "Native Insurrection" in Taranaki, appointment of Sir George Grey, land purchases and extinguishment of native titles. Original half calf binding, front board detached. An important and rare Maori War item. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Anah Dunsheath RareBooks ABA ANZAAB ILAB]
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        Autograph letter signed to Latimer Clark

      London 1861 - Bright, Charles Tilston (1832-88). A.L.s. to Latimer Clark. London, January 31, 1861. 2pp. 178 x 110 mm. Remains of mounting on verso of second leaf. Provenance: Latimer Clark.Bright was engineer-in-chief of the Atlantic Telegraph Company, formed by himself, Cyrus Field, George Saward, and J. W. Brett in 1856 for the purpose of manufacturing and laying the first transatlantic cable. Bright superintended the laying of the first complete Atlantic telegraph cable in 1858, receiving a knighthood for his services even though the cable failed a few weeks after its installation. In 1861 Bright went into partnership with Latimer Clark, with whom he developed improved methods of insulating telegraph wires; the two men also wrote an influential paper, "On the formation of standards of electrical quantity and resistance" (1861), which led to the British government's adoption of fixed electrical standards. Bright's letter to Clark dates from the early days of their partnership; it discusses the possibility of finding a office in the west end of London for their business, known as Bright and Clark. Origins of Cyberspace 128.

      [Bookseller: Jeremy Norman's historyofscience]
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        Zukunftsmusik. Brief an einen franzosischen Freund als Vorwort zu einer Prosa-Uebersetzung seiner Operndichtungen

      Leipzig: J.J. Weber. 1861. First. First German edition (originally published in a French translation in 1860). Stitched green printed wrappers. 53, (3)pp. Some soiling and small nicks at the extremities, a nice, very good or better copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Silas Marner: The Weaver of Raveloe

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1861. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 364pp. + 16 ads, 4 page Carlyle ads dated January, 1861. First edition. Publisher's original cinnamon wavy-grain cloth (Carter B binding, no priority established, with less elaborate gilt stamping to spine.) About Very Good with light soiling, dimpling to spine cloth and wear to at corners and spine ends. Previous owner book plate to front paste down, front inner hinge a little tender, pages moderately foxed and thumbed "Light written in pencil on the back fly is: "Mama read it aloud to me & [?] Margaret at Bath Easter 1861".

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Bound collection of 15 offprints and pamphlets

      1861. 14 items in one volume, black morocco-backed cloth, gilt spine in 6 compartments, all edges marbled, yellow glazed endpapers; edges scuffed and rubbed, front joint rather weak; textblock about fine, with occasional pencil manuscript annotations in the author's hand. James St. Clair Morton, son of Samuel G. Morton, was killed during the assult on Petersburg, VA in the Civil War. Titles include: 1. Report of the Board of Visitors to the United States Military Academy at West Point, West Point, June 16, 1857; pp. 197-218. 2. Letter to the Hon. John B. Floyd, Secretary of War, presenting for his consideration a new plan for the fortification of certain points of the seacoast of the United States, Washington: William A. Harrison, 1858, pp. 105, [3]. 3. [Letter in response to a note from John B. Floyd, Secretary of War], Washington, February, 1858; pp. 10-17. 4. [Drop title] Report of the Light-house Board. [Washington, October 1, 1858]; pp. 9. 5. [Drop title] Report of the Secretary of War, Washington, December 6, 1858; pp. 16. 6. Memoir of the Dangers and Defences of New York City addressed to the Hon. John B. Floyd, Washington: William A. Harrison, 1858; pp. iv, 93. 7. [Drop title] Report of the Secretary of War, [Washington], December 1, 1859; pp. 16. 8. Memoir on American Fortification submitted to the Hon. John B. Floyd, Washington: William A. Harris, 1859; engraved map plate og New York City and Brooklyn, additional text map and tables; pp. 91; original green printed wrapper upper cover bound in. 9. [Cover title] Annual Report of the Secretary of the Interior for the Year 1859, [Washington], December 1, 1859; pp. 23; original green printed wrapper upper cover bound in. 10. Report of the Engineer in Charge of the Finished Portion of the Potomac Water Workjs, accompanying the annual report of the Secretary of the Interior, for the year 1859, Washington: George W. Bowman, 1860; pp. 19. 11. [Drop title] The Military Establishement of the U.S. [Washington?, ca. 1859]; pp. 271-386 [i.e. 286]. 12. [Drop title] To Members of the Senate and House the following is respectfully submitted....[Washington? ca. 1859]; pp. 2. 13. Memoir of the life and services of Capt. and Brevet Major John Sanders, of the Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army, Pittsburgh: W.S. Haven, 1861; pp. iv, 60; original pink printed wrapper upper cover bound in. 14. [Drop title] The Chiriqui Surveying Expedition, Washington, December 1, 1860; pp. 8. 15. [Drop title] Chiriqui Commission. Message from the President of the United States, transmitting reports from the Chiriqui commission, Washington, January 22, 1861; pp. 70. House of Representatives, 36th Congress, 2d Session, Ex. Doc. No. 41.

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        Col. Ellsworth's Funeral March; Composed & Respectfully Dedicated to Francis E. Brownell Esq. [Sheet Music]

      Philadelphia: Lee & Walker, 1861. First Edition. Sheet Music. Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Color lithograph edition (Ellsworth standing on a Confederate flag) of Winner's tribute to the first hero of the Civil War. From a privately bound home collection so rough edge. 8 pages including the lithograph/wrapper. Clean with bright color; small music store stamp at lower right corner of the cover. Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth, a friend of Abraham Lincoln, was the Commanding Officer of the 11th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment, a Zouave unit. He was killed shortly after his regiment arrived in Washington and began the occupation of Alexandria, Virginia. While securing Alexandria, Ellsworth noticed a Confederate flag flying above an inn. Ellsworth, assisted by three of his men, climbed to the roof where he cut down the flag. On their way back downstairs, Ellsworth was killed by a shotgun blast to his chest. Corporal Francis Brownell (to whom this music is dedicated) immediately killed the innkeeper who had shot Ellsworth. As of 2016, 19 are held by institutions per OCLC although some without the color cover; none in the trade and no auction results since 1968 per the Rare Book Hub.

      [Bookseller: Read 'Em Again Books, ABAA]
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        To the Union Army McClellan's Serenade Quartette

      Oliver Ditson Co. 1861 - Maine 4th Regiment made up of Mid Coast volunteers. Nickerson later became a major at Gettysburg. This Quartette is extremely rare, no copies listed OCLC. or held in Library of Congress. Decorative scroll lettering, 2 loose pages have foxing, and staining, minor tears to edges, a few pencil notes rear reading: ".a name then" Maine December 25th 1861" Song- "Not To Fast" "Hail to thee chieftain. McClellan was soon fired by Lincoln. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed; "M. Birch," to Sophie Verena (unnamed), December 14, 1861

      - One page on a bifolium of stationery embossed with "CBP," approx. 5-1/2 X 8 in. Charlotte Birch-Pfeiffer (1800-1868) was a popular actress and dramatist, known for her stage adaptations of contemporary novels. Sophie Verena (pseudonyn for Sophie Alberti, 1826-1892) wrote a number of well received novels. Folded for mailing, slight rumpling. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Lettres a un Membre du Parlement d'Angleterre sur la Constitution 1852

      1861 - Presentation Copy From the Author to Napoleon's Son in a Superb Binding Latour Du Moulin, C[elestin] [1823-1888]. [Walewski, Alexander, Count (1810-1868)]. Lettres a un Membre du Parlement d'Angleterre sur la Constitution de 1852 (Les Ministres, le Conseil d'Etat, le Corps Legislatif, le Senat). Paris: Libraire D'Amyot, 1861. 119, [1] pp. Octavo, (9-1/2" x 6-1/4"). Contemporary signed morocco binding by Despierres, gilt frames enclosing arms of Count Walewski to boards, raised bands, gilt title and gilt Walewski crests to spine, all edges gilt, gilt inside dentelles, moire-stamped endpapers, later armorial bookplate to front pastedown, woodcut of Walewski from a contemporary periodical laid in. Light rubbing to extremities, corners lightly bumped. Moderate toning, some leaves have light foxing, occasional small inkstamps to bottom margins. An appealing association copy of a scarce title. * First edition. This interesting comparison between the English and French political systems was through later editions in 1862, 1863 and 1864. Its author was a leading political journalist. Count Alexander Walewski, to whom this book is inscribed, was the natural son of Napoleon I and Marie Walewska. A notable diplomat, he was ambassador to Florence, Naples, Madrid and London. Minister of foreign affairs from 1855 to 1860, he opposed Napoleon III on the Italian question and resigned his position. He went on to become the minister of fine arts. Despierres, the binder of this copy, was also binder to the emperor. All editions of this title are scarce. OCLC locates no copies of any edition in North America. British Museum Catalogue 14:931. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., ABAA ILAB]
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        Zukunftsmusik. Brief an einen franzosischen Freund als Vorwort zu einer Prosa-Uebersetzung seiner Operndichtungen

      Leipzig: J.J. Weber. 1861. First. First German edition (originally published in a French translation in 1860). Stitched green printed wrappers. 53, (3)pp. Some soiling and small nicks at the extremities, a nice, very good or better copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Archive of approximately 40 items between 1861 and 1905 from the Isham Family of Michigan including a Civil War Battle Field Letter and a Letter acknowledging Post-War Morphine Addiction

      Onondaga, Michigan and Other Michigan Locations, 1861. Mixed. Highlights of this grouping of family documents and letters include: 1) a two-page Civil War letter dated 9 June 1861 from Elizabeth's cousin, James Ellis, following the Battle of Fair Oaks-Seven Pines that notes, "my redgment had A Batel las Saterday nighat and it lost 100 killed and wount My company had 14 killed and wound I am with in 6 miles of richmnd". 2) a draft application for Civil War disability pay for Elizabeth's husband, George W., who had served in the 7th Michigan Infantry from 1861 until receiving a disability discharge in 1863. (The application is taped on the folds and somewhat incomprehensible as it appears to include part of a poem.) There is also a segment of an incomplete application for George to be placed on the Invalid Pension Roll of the United States. 3) a two-page letter dated 24 November 1894 to Elizabeth (who apparently was away from home) from George that pleads, "I am out of money and all most out of morphine and if you don't hurry home with some money I will have to go without then I expect to die." (Although the extent of morphine and opium addiction among Civil War Veterans-known as 'the Soldiers' Disease-is a controversial point among historians, no doubt battlefield surgical treatments and subsequent pain relief left many with a life-long dependence on painkillers.) 4) The Isham's 1864 marriage license and photographs of two boys in what appear to be military school uniforms; the Isham's had male children so it is likely these photographs are of their sons. 5) A transportation of Corpse permit from 1902 to move George's remains from Ypsilanti, Michigan to Jackson, Michigan and a draft contract with the Hills' Granite Works of Jackson to create a monument for George's gravesite that would include a G.A.R. Badge and his Civil War unit, "Co. B. 7th Mich. Infantry."

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        Histoire de la Bibliophilie. Reliures. Recherches sur les Biblioth?ques des plus C?l?bres Amateurs. Armorial des Bibliophiles.

      Librairie Techener, Paris. 1861-64. Folio, published in 10 parts, 50 fine etched plates by Jules Jacquemart, including the rare 3 plates of coats of arms, printed front wrapper to fascicle 10 preserved, cont. morocco-backed marbled boards, a little scuffed, uncut. "Sumptuous folio... edited by the leading Paris booksellers Techener, father and son, with fifty faithfully etched plates by Jules Jacquemart, reproducing bindings of royal and other famous provenances; many of these formed part of their stock and were for sale... There can be no doubt that Libri's and the Techeners' work provided an enormous stimulus to the study of old bookbindings. All at once, bookbindings were in the air, and began being more widely written about.". Extremely rare. Mejer 606, Schmidt-Kunsemuller 1527, Catalogue of an Exhibition of Highlights from the Bernard C. Middleton Collection of Books on Bookbinding 29. None of these call for the 3 plates of coats of arms. From the library of Bernard H. Breslauer.

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        Prières des Fêtes a l'usage des Israelites français, portugais et espagnols. Hébreu-français. Traduction par A. Ben Baruch Créhange.

      Paris, à la Librairie Israèlite, 1861-1864,. 7 vol. in-8 piccolo (164x114mm), in splendida ed artistica legatura del primo '900 in marocchino granata, riccamente decorato in oro al dorso e ai piatti, dentelles interne e tagli dorati, sguardie in raso verde. Importante legatura eseguita a Torino e firmata "Vezzosi", ovvero il più raffinato legatore torinese della seconda metà dell''800. I volumi, fanno parte della collana "Prières des fetes a l'usage des israélites francais, portugais et espagnols", sono in testo bilingue francese ed ebraico e sono dedicati alle feste ebraiche di: Pasqua, Kippour (in 3voll.), Soukoth, Haschana e Pentecoste. Serie non comune, in perfetto stato di conservazione, in bellissima legatura torinese.(Margherita Nebbia, 2013:) “Non si hanno sufficienti notizie per delineare un profilo biografico di Massimiliano Vezzosi, la sola traccia della sua attività è costituita dai repertori commerciali ottocenteschi: il nome dell'artigiano ricorre spesse volte nelle guide torinesi e regionali. Sembra che la sua bottega fosse una delle principali legatorie della città ... al nome dell'artigiano la Guida Paravia fa seguire difatti i titoli di ufficiale cavaliere, cavaliere della Corona d'Italia e cavaliere dell'Ordine d'Isabella la Cattolica. Se si considera che con il cavalierato della Corona d'Italia erano insigniti alcuni dei più importanti artisti piemontesi – da Federico Pastoris ad Alberto Maso Gilli, da Rodolfo Morgari a Costantino Sereno – nonché alcune delle più rinomate maestranze artigiane locali, come la manifattura di Guglielmo Ghidini, si può intuire come il Vezzosi fosse una figura di primo piano nel panorama artistico regionale".. .

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco]
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        The Uncommercial Traveller

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1861. First Edition. Half-Leather. 12mo, 264 pages, 32 pages of ads at rear, dated December 1860. Bound by Reviere in 3/4 red morocco over cloth; raised bands with compartments stamped in gilt; top edge gilt; marbled end papers. Original cloth bound in at rear; unobtrusive professional repair to upper joint; internally clean. A very good copy, with slight darkening to spine.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Historically important War-date Autographed Endorsement Signed

      New York, 1861. unbound. General Fremont authorizes Major [Simon] Stevens to procure for him a gun shipment of 113 Cases of Rifles -- while they simultaneously participate in the "Hall Carbine Affair." This endorsement was written on the back of a two page handwritten letter from H. Livingstock & Co., Importers and Custom Agents, New York City, August 21, 1861, who notify Fremont, in part: "...Mr. Henry Steven's goes to France, and shall ship to you from there by the Steamer Brewer 113 Cases of Rifles, if not by this vessel he will do so by the next one from Southampton -- the goods to be consigned to Wells, Fargo & Co...In relation to the Rifles, it will be necessary to have an order from the Secretary of the Treasury, to land these free of duty if they are intended for the Government, we do not know how these Cases will be marked -- but the Department can order such are as for yourself to be landed free..." Docketed by Gustavus Koerner: Will Major Stevens procure from Washington the necessary permit and find the things right forward - from - Headquarters -- Western Dept -- St. Louis -- August 27, 1861. Endorsed: J.C. Fremont -- Major Genl. Commanding. Note: at the very moment he authorized this gun purchase, Fremont and Stevens were participants involved in the "Hall Carbine Affair" whereby J.P. Morgan financed the purchase of 5000 surplus rifles at $3.50, which were resold back to the government for $22 each. Stevens was the broker who handled this transaction and Fremont was the purchaser! And there's an interesting twist to the story: though referred to as "Major Stevens," Simon Stevens never served in the military. He was appointed to this post on Fremont's staff as a Civilian Forwarding Agent in New York, looking after the Generals' purchases in Europe and the East. Weakness and small tears at the folds; two corners chipped. Very good(-) condition. American military officer, explorer, and first candidate of the Republican Party for the office of President of the United States.

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      1861. NAST, Thomas. DUYCKINCK, Evert A. NATIONAL HISTORY OF THE WAR FOR THE UNION, CIVIL, MILITARY AND NAVAL. Three Volumes. NY: Johnson, Fry And Company, [1861]. Thick small folios, brown quarter-morocco leather with finely-pebbled boards, five raised-bands on spine with gilt lettering. Profusely illustrated with engravings after Alonzo Chappel and Thomas Nast. Very Good (bit of rubbing & occasional small stain covers). Overall, a very nice set. $500.00 [Postage Extra- weighs 13 pounds].

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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 Conquerors in Indostan [in two volumes]. [Together with] A Collection of Maps and Plans to accompany the History of the Military Transactions of the British Nation in Indostan .

      reprinted by Pharoah and Co., Athenaeum Press, Madras 1861 - 1861-2 (a reprint of the revised editions of 1803). Large octavo, three volumes (but broadly a faithful line-by-line resetting of the original quarto edition, including the signatures), [iv], 436, xcvi (index); [ii], 740, [xv] (list of geographical and proper names) pages and [ii], ii pages plus 35 maps and plans (most of them folding). Contemporary half calf and marbled boards with contrasting leather labels on the spines; covers scuffed and lightly marked, and worn at the extremities; a few tiny silverfish holes to the leading fold of one map; short tears to a few maps near the stub; wide blank leading margins of several maps and leaves a little nibbled and chipped; overall a good set. An early Indian reprint of this primary resource, covering the period 1745 to 1761. Please use the 'Ask Bookseller a Question' link below to confirm availability and postage charges. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        To The Hon. Simon Cameron Secretary of War

      --/No Dustjacket. 1861. The undersigned citizens of Bradford Co. Pennsylvania ... Gen Horace Williston, who is anxious to obtain a position where he can be of service to his country.  Signed by 34 citizens including D[avid] Wilmot former U. S. House of Representative 1845-1851 and later Senator 1861-1863 and backer of the Wilmot Proviso; John LaPorte [1798-1862], Member of the U. S. House of Representatives 1828-1832, speaker 1831, 1832 and of LaPorte, PA.  Ulysses Mercur, Member of the U. S. House of Representatives and later Chief Justice for PA. The petition is To The Hon. Simon Cameron 1799-1889 who was the Secretary of War for Abraham Lincoln during 1861-1862.  He was removed because of corrupt conduct. One sheet 11" x 8" formerly folded with some nicks along the edges. .

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        Report Upon the Colorado River of the West, Explored in 1857 and 1858 by Lieutenant Joseph C. Ives, Corps of Topographical Engineers, Under the Direction of the Office of Explorations and Surveys, A.A. Humphreys, Captain Topographical Engineers, in Charge. By Order of the Secretary of War.

      Washington: Government Printing Office, 1861. 36th Congress, 1st Session. Hardcover. 131+14+154+30+[7]+31 pp. (in five parts with appendices). Quarto [29 cm] Rebound in grained black buckram with gilt stamped title on the backstrip. Both maps present at front of volume. Both maps have six inch closed tears. Very good. Faint rubbing to corners. May require extra shipping charges due to weight. This is the first book to deal with the Colorado River specifically. The Ives report is also one of the first descriptions of the Grand Canyon (Big Canon of the Colorado), and of the area's native inhabitants. Ives expedition predated John Wesley Powell's expedition by a decade. Complete with all plates, maps, wood cuts and panoramic views. Includes seven colored plates of the Indians of the southwest. "...the report is one of the most desirable books in the Colorado River field" - Francis P. Farquhar. Howes I94. Wagner/Camp 375. Wheat 947-948. Farquhar 21

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      London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1861. xxxvi,464,[2]pp. Original black vertically ribbed cloth, ruled and lettered in gilt, edges rough-trimmed. Cloth lightly rubbed, a few very minor nicks at the spine ends, a bit of offset to the coated brown endsheets, but a quite nice copy, very good or better. First edition of this early work by Rossetti, his first regularly published book, preceded by his contributions to THE GERM, and the privately printed . Published in an edition of about 600 copies. This copy exhibits the uncorrected state of p.352 (i.e. '252'); the normal array of cancels appear. A prototype for a wood engraved frontis/title is inserted in a handful of copies (Tinker's second copy, etc) but was not included in the formally published book. ROSSETTI 9. ASHLEY LIBRARY IV:113-4. NCBEL III:491. FREDEMAN 23.3. TINKER 1810.

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        Horae Societatis Entomologicae Rossicae. Vols 1-38

      1861-1908, St. Petersburg 1861 - 38 vols, plain + col plates. roy. 8vo. HB. Finely bound in 30 vols, half morocco, raised bands to spines, marbled edges and endpapers. Also included are vols 40-41 (bound as above) + 42 pts 1-3, bound in buckram. Rare important early Russian entomological journal. Contains papers on insects and arachnids mainly in French or German. Some fine hand coloured engraved plates in the early volumes. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Kikeriki. Humoristisch(-Politisches) Volksblatt. [Sammelband beinhaltet: 42. Jg., Nr. 1, 2. Jänner 1902, Nr. 14, 15 und Nr. 73 bis 104 43. Jg., Nr. 1, 1. Jänner 1903, bis 9, 11 bis 56, 58 bis 66 und 68 bis 105 44. Jg., Nr. 1, 3.Jänner 1904, bis 12 und 14 bis 67.]

      Fol. tlw. o. Pag. (4 S. pro Nr.). Priv. Lwd. der Zeit. Tlw. mit dem Kikierik-Anzeiger (ein Doppelblatt), wobei da wohl meistens ein Blatt (einzelnes Mittelblatt) fehlt. Die Paginierung beginnt im Jg. 43 ab Nr.51. - Tlw. alte Restaurierung der Einrisse durch Textilklebeband, Läsuren bzw. Einrisse, Nr. 87 (43.Jg.) mit Abriss und kl. Buchstabenverlust, stärkere Gbrsp., R. angeplatzt, berieben, Buchblock aufgrund des Papiergewichtes für den Einband zu schwer, daher dieser fragil, neue Bindung anratsam. - Die Zeitschrift "Kikeriki" wurde 1861 gegründet und bis in die achtziger Jahre des 19. Jahrhunderts hatte es eine liberale Ausrichtung. Unter dem zunehmenden Einfluß der Christlichsozialen um Karl Lueger wurde der Kikeriki scharf antisemitisch: "... bewegte sich recht konstant auf einer antisemitische Linie, die viele antijudaistische Vorurteile weiterführt, der er [der Kikeriki] zunächst einen österreich-souveränen Astrich geben möchte, indem er die paramilitärische Heimwehr favorisiert. ... Insbesondere beim Kikeriki erzeugt die antijüdische Karikatur ein kämpferisches Klima, in dem es legitim erscheint, sich gegen die Christenverfolgung durch die als jüdisch Markierten zu wehren... " (Zitat Schäfer, Vermessen - Gezeichnet - Verlacht. (2004) S. 55 und S. 90).[Die von uns gezeigte Abbildung zeigt eine Hetzkarikatur von Gustav Mahler].

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        (“The largest ethnographical, geological, anatomical, physiological, embryological and pathological museum”). - In der eigens dazu erbauten Bude am Königsplatze vor dem Petersthore in Leipzig wird ... vorgezeiget: Das grösste ethnologische, geologische, anatomische, physiologische, embryologische und pathologische Museum aus Stockholm. Die Sammlung besteht aus 725 Kunst- und Natur-Gegenständen.

      Leipzig, Oskar Leiner, s.d. (after 1861, but not later than 1870).. Typographic wall bill. Size: 18.5 x 13 inches. Two folds (not causing any defects). Fine condition. Very rare. The only other copy I could trace is held in Leipzig (Stadtgeschichtliches Museum). – Carl Dietrich Alexander Hartkopff (1820-1877) was one of the most active exhibitors of a travelling museum in Northern Europe during the 1860s and 70s. Traces of his tours can be found in many contemporary periodicals, which oftenly contain small ads or reviews and recommendations by visitors. Two of such reviews of his cabinet we also find in the lower part of this wall bill, all praising the exhibition as being of high value for any scholar of natural history and biological sciences in general (one dated march, 1862). The museum contained waxworks, models, preparats and natural specimen, but no living animals as was oftenly still the case with travelling cabinets or museums a decade earlier. But the distinction of whether an item was a preparat or natural specimen (‘NaturgegenstandÂ’), or whether it was an artificial model or sculpture worked from materials like wax (‘KunstgegenstandÂ’), had little importance for him. It does not in all cases come clear from the description, what kind of the items were. Reading only the text of the bill one could have the impression, that his exhibition would mostly roamed waxworks, but contemporary reviews of the exhibition also mention a great variety of entomological, ornithological, and conchological specimens, all those not mentioned in the bill. The reason may well be found in the rising popularity of waxwork museums at that time and especially in a general tendency of public curiosity towards the artificial and industrial in the course of the ‘Great ExpositionsÂ’ which had their international break trough with the first of its kind in London, 1851. A good example for this is the waxwork of an “anatomical venus” exhibited by Hartkopff. He claims, that this life-sized figure on the one hand is a perfect look-a-like of Pepita de Oliva, a famous Spanish dancer, but on the other, when turned around, her back would reveal the anatomy of the human nervous system with the spinal chord. When Hartkopff died in 1877 the collection appears to have been sold several times, making it travel the world for almost half a century: a newspaper from Scramento advertises the opening of the museum (probably as a part of another exhibition) in 1880, but it must have returned to Europe again, as we can find several advertisements for the museum in Scandinavia in the early years of the 20th century, the sectionsÂ’ descriptions still very similar to those published in our wall bill. The collection then dissappeared from the public for a while, but was rediscovered decades later, when it gave reason for a huge scandal that found its end first in 2013! More on that in the description of position 49 in this catalog, which advertises for a ‘Museée francaisÂ’, but actually is the Hartkopff museum, ammended by other collections.

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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 Private Hands. [ Complete in 4 Volumes ]

      London: London; printed by John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1861. Complete in 4 volumes. Books measure 16 3/4 x 10 1/2 inches. Collation, [4pp] + cxlvi + 722pp , [6pp] + 862pp , [4pp] +755pp , 534pp+clxiv, 128 plates and plans including pedigrees. Bound in period half calf, calf corners, raised bands, gilt tooing, leather title labels, cloth boards, marble endpapers. Calf scuffed, some wear on head and tail of spines. Some abrasion wear, hinge joints rubbed, a few short spilts, all boards firmly attached. Generally bindings in very good condition. Internally, one plate loose, pages and plates in very good clean condition. A nice set. . The Third Edition. Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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        Unbegreifliche Ereignisse und geheimnisvolle Thaten

      Unbegreifliche Ereignisse und geheimnisvolle Thaten in achtzehn der merkwürdigsten Erzählungen des Amerikaners Edgar Allan Poe (1861) 588pp., Deutsche Erstausgabe, kl.8vo., Obrosch., J. Scheible, Stuttgart. Mit dem Vorwort des Herausgebers "Leben Edgar Allan Poes" die meisten Erzählungen in deutscher EA. Broschur mit Randläsuren und kleinen Einrissen, etwas bestossen und nicht beschnitten insgesamt noch gut bis sehr gut erhalten und sehr selten. (Bloch 2434).

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        President Lincoln's Innaugural

      1861. (CIVIL WAR). President LincolnÂ’s Inaugural: Opinions of the Press. IN: The New York Tribune, March 8, 1861. WITH: Eight subsequent issues from March 12 to May 3, 1861, reporting “The Evacuation of Fort Sumter,” “The Pro-Slavery Rebellion,” and “The War for the Union” New York: The New York Tribune, 1861. Nine issues. Tabloids on wove stock (16 by 21-1/2 inches). $2200.Original New York Tribune reports of events pursuant to the formal declaration of the Civil War, including reactions to LincolnÂ’s first inaugural address, the siege of Fort Sumter, LincolnÂ’s acknowledgment of a state of “insurrection,” and the blockade of Southern ports.“When Abraham Lincoln, a known opponent of slavery, was elected president, the South Carolina legislature perceived a threat. Calling a state convention, the delegates voted to remove the state of South Carolina from the Union. The secession of South Carolina was followed by the secession of six more states— Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas (and the threat of secession by four more: Virginia, Arkansas, Tennessee, and North Carolina). These eleven states eventually formed the Confederate States of America” (Joanne Freeman). In his inaugural address, President Lincoln had been generally conciliatory to the South, declaring that he had “no purposeÂ… to interfere with the institution of slavery.” But he went on to warn that “no state, on its own mere action, can get out of the Union.” If there were to be disagreements, they would be over secession, not slavery. When Lincoln sent additional supplies to Fort Sumter, South Carolina sensed a military build-up. On April 12, the Civil War began with shots fired on the fort, which eventually was surrendered to South Carolina. These nine issues of the Tribune document those early events. Some issues separated along folds. A significant historical record in fairly good condition.

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        Charming early Autograph Letter Signed "Leopold", in French (George Albert, 1853-1884, 4th Son of Queen Victoria, Duke of Albany, a haemophiliac, died after an accident in Cannes)

      1861 - with translation, to "Dear Rollêt", Mme Rollande, French governess to Queen Victoria's children, saying he hopes her husband "is getting better", he "was so sad to learn that he had been ill" and hopes "he will soon be cured. Mr Alfred Tyler came to see me yesterday, and he told me he was going to Genoa to see you", he asked "if I had a letter for you . he is going to come again today with his wife to pick up the letter . your very devoted friend", 4 sides 8vo., Château Leader, Cannes, 14th December some faint traces of laying down by inner edge of fourth side, not affecting signature 'Mr Tyler' is Alfred Tylor, (1824-1884, F.G.S., the geologist and brass-founder, of Shepley House, Carshalton), whose wife Isabella (c. 1823-1906, née Harris, married 1850) was a friend of the Royal Family. Mr Tylor travelled widely in France, Italy and Spain for both scientific and business purposes.

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        The Province of Jurisprudence determined (Bd. 1) resp. Lectures on Jurisprudence. Beeing the Sequel to "The Province of Jurisprudence determined". Being the first part of a series of lectures on Jurisprudence, or, the philosophy of positive law.

      John Murray Albemarle Street, London 1861 - 1. (Bde. 2 und 3) und 2. Aufl. (Bd. 1). 3 Bde. London, John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1861-1863. 8vo. CXVIII, 1 Bl., 338; VIII, 486; 2 Bll., 408 S., 32 S. (Verlagsanzeigen). Originale Verlagsleinenbände mit Rückenprägung. (Ebde. repariert und ausgebessert). Die erste Auflage der Schrift "The Province of Jurisprudence Determined" erschien bereits im Jahre 1832 und bildet in der vorliegenden Ausgabe den Band 1, somit in der zweiten Auflage. Die Bände 2 und 3 versammelt Vorlesungen von Austin, die sein Hauptwerk weiterführten. Austin verstarb bereits im Jahre 1859 (geb. 1790), seine Frau Sarah (1793-1867) brachte die vorliegende Ausgabe heraus. Sarah Austin zählt zu den bedeutendsten Übersetzern deutscher Literatur ins Englische, sie stand im Austausch mit zahlreichen Persönlichkeiten des kulturellen Lebens in Deutschland, etwa mit den Gebrüdern Grimm, mit Leopold von Ranke oder Alexander von Humboldt. Ihr verstorbener Mann etablierte mit seiner Hauptschrift 1832 den rechtspositivistischen Standpunkt, indem er zwischen positivem Recht und Moral klar trennte. (Ebde. repariert und ausgebessert).

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        3 Addresses [to the British Association for the Advancement of Science, 1 to the British Geological Association, 1 to the British Association, 1 to the Ethnological & Anthropological Dept., Letter to T.H. Huxley, 3 to the Royal Geographical Society & A Map of the Lake Region of Eastern Africa showing the Sources of the Nile recently discoverd by Dr Livingstone.

      London : Taylor & Francis et al [1861-1870] - 31, 38, 28, 7, 42, 22, 32, 89, 83 (with large fold-out map of Albert N'Yanza), 29, 32 pages : 22cm. covers & spine are very badly worn. rear cover & final leaf are partly detached. map is foxed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Recueil général et complet des fabliaux des XIIIe et XIVe siècles

      1861. Paris, Librairie des Bibliophiles, 1872 - 1890. 6 volumes grands in-8 reliés demi-basane rouge. Dos à nerfs ornés de motifs dorés. Titre et tomaison dorés. Imprimés ou inédits, publiés d'après les manuscrits. Tome I : XXII + 329 pages. Avertissement. les Deux Bordéors ribauz. Des Trois Boçus par Durand. Du Vair Palefroi par Huon Le Roy. Des Trois Aveugles de Compiègne par Cortebarbe, La houce Partie, De Sire Hain et de Dame Anieuse... Tome II : VIII + 360 pages. C'hest de la Houce. Du Prestre et d'Alison par Guillaume le Normand. Du Prestre qui fu mis ou lardier. Le Meunier d'Arleux par Enguerrand d'Oisy,du pretre et du chevalier, De Guillaume au faucon, etc. Tome III : 437 pages. Du Mantel mautaillié. De Grongnet et de Petit par Gerbert. Du Chevalier à la robe vermeille. De la Crote, De Gauteron et de Marion, de l'Anel, du prestre qui abevete, etc.Tome IV : 338 pages. Du Prestre qu'on porte ou de la Longue nuit. La Male Honte par Guillaume de Normand. Du Clerc qui fu repus deriere l'escrin par Jean de Condé. Du Provoire qui menga les meures par Guérin. Berengier au lonc cul, des tresces, Le vilain de Farbu, Estula, De Barat et de Haimet ou des trois larrons, etc. Tome V : 415 pages. D'Auberée la vielle maquerelle. La Demoiselle qui n'ot parler de fotre qui n'aüst mal au cuer. III Dame qui troverent I vit, Do preste qui manja mores, du Vilain Astier, de l'Epervier, etc. Tome VI : 394 pages. Des III Dames qui troverent l'anel au conte par Haisel. Du Prestre teint. De la Dame qui se venja du Chevalier. Du Vilain qui donna son ame au diable, etc. Appendice, additions et corrections des six volumes, Glossaire-Index in fine. Mouillure pâle sur les premiers feuillets du tome 6. Exemplaire très propre. Edition originale complète et peu courante.

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      Mallet-Bachelier, Paris 1861 - Offered is a Very Good+ complete hardback Comptus Rendus Vol. LII, 1861, with articles located at pp. 344-347, pp. 1142-1143, and pp. 1260-1264 bound in contemporary black buckram spine and marbled paper boards with gilt lettering on red leather spine labels. Marbled endpapers. Minimal scuff spine label. Mild cover edge wear. Light occasional foxing. 4to. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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