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        The Hand Book of Artillery

      Richmond: J. W. Randolph, 1861. Later printing. Hardcover. Very good. 12mo. 168 pages. Text recased in modern brown cloth binding with red leather title label on spine. New front and rear end papers. Text includes a few diagrams and tables. No records found in an OCLC search for the Richmond 1861 edition. The Charleston 1861 and Richmond 1862 editions are listed. Book was also published in New York 1860 and 1861 by D. Van Nostrand. Roberts was an officer in the Union and was stationed at Fort Monroe, Virginia. Parrish & Willingham 5024; Sabin 71901.

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        RULES AND ARTICLES FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE ARMY OF VIRGINIA

      Richmond, 1861. 29pp. Half morocco and marbled boards. Lower forecorner of title-leaf and first two text leaves gnawed, text unaffected. Old stamp on titlepage. Tanned. Overall a fair copy. Rules governing conduct, organization, and supplying of the army of Virginia. "Possibly printed before the secession of Virginia" - Parrish & Willingham. Fourteen copies located by Parrish & Willingham. PARRISH & WILLINGHAM 4375.

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        Johnson's New Illustrated (Steel Plate) Family Atlas.

      Johnson and Browning.Richmond Virginia. 1861 - Folio (15 x 18.5ins, 385 x 475mm) publisher's dark green half-morocco, rubbed, head of spine worn. Complete with 92 steel-engraved maps and plates on 57 sheets (some double). The body of the map hand-coloured, darker at edges, many inset vignette views and highly decorative engraved borders. Very faint waterstain to extremities of blank margins to a couple of maps only, otherwise internally a good copy. Maps usually captioned "Johnson and Browning".

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        Il Parlamento Italiano 1861-1992. vv. 1/22 + Atlante istituzionale dell'italia 1948-1990

      copertina rigida Nuova Cei, 1988-1993. 22 vv. (12 v. in 2 tomi) + Atlante istituzionale dell'italia. Mancano vv. 23 e 24. 22 volumi in 4o grande, pagg. 450 circa a volume, con numerose illustrazioni a colori e in bianco e nero. Leg. in similpelle editoriale, sovr. illustrata a colori.

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        Alpine Byways or Light Leaves Gathered in 1859 and 1860 by a Lady

      Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, London, 1861. First Edition. Hardcover. Fair Condition/No Dust Jacket. Blind stamped cloth. Contains frontispiece, 7 illustrations and 4 maps. All are present but one illustration is torn. Some tissue guards are absent. Size: 8vo - over 7.75 - 9.75" tall. x + 232pp. Hinges cracked. Main text block remains firmly bound. Rear joint split with spine coming away from back cover. Front joint beginning to split. 4.5cm loss at base of spine, slight loss at head. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Malta Garrison Library book-plate to front pastedown. Mudie's Library book-plate to front board. Edges browned. Covers marked. Corners bumped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Mountaineering; 19th century; Biography & Autobiography. Inventory No: 20810. .

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        Stieler\'s Hand-Atlas [31 Karten] über alle Theile der Erde, nach dem neusten Zustande, und über das Weltgebäude (Schul-Ausgabe, Auswahl von 31 Karten).

      Gotha: Justus Peters, 1861. Schulausgabe 31 Karten: 1. Plaenten-Systeme (mit Erläuterungen) 34,5x32,5cm [Entw. v. Ad. Stieler + Berghaus], 2. Westliche Halbkugel Ø: 28cm [Entw. v. F. v. Stülpnagel, Gest.v. W. Alt], 3. Östliche Halbkugel Ø:28cm [Entw. v. F.v. Stülpnagel], 4. Die bekannten Höhen über der Meeresfläche (mit Erläuterungen) 36x29cm [Entw. v. Berghaus], 5. Europa 31x42cm [Gez. Stülpnagel], 6. Spanien und Portugal 37x31cm [Gez. v. Stülpnagel, Gest. v. C. Poppey], 7. Frankreich und die Schweiz 36x34cm [Bearb. Berghaus, Gest. v. W. Alt + W. Weiler], 8. Großbritannien und Ireland 40x34cm [Gez. v. Stülpnagel + A. Petermann], 9. Dänemark mit Schleswig, Holstein und Lauenburg 36x30,5cm [Entw. u. Gez. A. Stieler], 10. Schweden und Norwegen40,5x32cm [Entw. u. Gez. Stülpnagel], 11. Deutschland, Niederlande, Belgien und die Schweiz 37x32,5cm [Entw. u. Gez. Stülpnagel], 12. Deutschland und anliegende Länder, zur Übersicht der Eisenbahnen und Hauptstrassen 36x32cm [Gez. v. Berghaus, Gest. v. Mädel], 13. Nord-Westliches Deutschland, Kgr. der Niederlande und Kgr. Belgien 37x30,5cm [Gest. v. W. Alt], 14. Nord-Östliches Deutschland 37x31cm [Gest. v. W. Alt], 15. Ost-und West-Preussen und Posen, mit Übersicht des ganzen Preussischen Staates 36,5x31cm [Gest. v. W. Alt], 16. Mittel-Östliches Deutschland, oder Böhmen, Mähren und Schlesien 36x30,5cm [Gest.v. W. Alt + Jungmann], 17. Süd-Westliches Deutschland und die Schweiz 34,5x29,5cm [Gest.v. F.G. Käter], 18. Süd-Östliches Deutschland 40,5x29cm [Gest.v. W. Alt + C. Jungmann], 19. Niederlande und Belgien 41x31cm [Berb. c. Berghaus], 20. Die Schweiz 41,5x31cm [Gest.v. C. Metzeroth, Schrift.v. Baumgarten], 21. Italien 38,5x32cm [Gest.v. W. Alt], 22. Ungarn, Galizien, Siebenbürgen, Dalmatien, - Moldau und Walachei 35,5x29cm [Gest.v. W. Alt.], 23. Ost-Seeländer und inneres Russland bis Moska - (Preußen, Polen u. westl. Russland) 38,5x32cm [Entw. v. u. Gest. v. Stülpnagel], 24. Europäisches Russland 38x32cm [], 25. Europäische Türkei [Entw. v. u. Gest. v. Stülpnagel], 26. Griechenland 40x32,5cm [Gest.v. W.Alt], 27. Asien 36x30cm [Gest.v. Justus Pethers], 28. Africa 36x29cm [Gez.v. Stülpnagel], 29. Nord-America 39x31cm [Gest.v. W. Behrens], 30. Süd-America 37x30cm [Gest.v. C. Stier], 31. Australien und Polynesien 38x30cm [Gest.v. C. Poppy]. Gebundene Ausgabe, Leinen, Goldprägung. Einband angeschmutzt /angestoßen / angerissen / berieben, Buchrücken von Buchblock gelöst / angerissen, Seiten altersbedingt gebräunt/ z.T. etw. stockfleckig / ersten ca. 10 Seiten teilw. von Buchblock gelöst, (Kupferstiche eher nur leicht stockfleckig) Karten leicht unten am Falz angerissen / leicht stockfleckig . Karten dennoch gut lesbar. Karte Nr. 7 mit 1x1cm runden schwarzen Fleck, Karte Nr.18 mit Ø:1,3cm runden schwarzen Fleck, ans. ordentlich erh. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        THE CLASS OF 1861, HARVARD COLLEGE

      Riverside Cambridge, Mass: [Harvard], 1861. Gilt stamped morocco, all edges gilt. Thick, heavy folio (front hinge repaired; small nick to head of spine), with the name of 1861 graduate "E. Chauncey" in gilt on the front cover. Over 170 photographs, comprising 110 vignetted portraits of faculty and students. Nearly all of the portraits are signed by their subjects, including Charles W. Eliot, A.P. Peabody, Louis Agassiz, Benjamin Peirce, Wendell Phillips Garrison, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., Asa Gray and many other well known names. Also included are 46 mounted later portraits of some of the students, from ca. 1880s-90s, on facing pages (presumably added later by the album owner), 25 scenic views of the campus, plus photos of two African American staff (including Aaron Molyneaux Hewlett, director of the Harvard Gymnasium from 1859-71), and a partly colored one of the row team working out on the Charles River. The original portraits are oval salt prints, 6 x 5 in.; the views are oval and round cornered albumen prints, 6 x 8 in. The process of creating memento albums of college life at Harvard began in 1852, utilizing the new techniques of photography, according to Harvard's University Archives. The earliest images were daguerrotypes, but between 1853-1864, the photographers commissioned by the school utilized salted paper prints, "the first negative-to-positive technique. Year by year, photographers perfected the science and artistry of this pioneering process, producing beautifully composed images with remarkable detail and tonal rendition." Members of the graduating classes assembled the images into custom-made albums, often with elaborate bindings and gilt edges, as is evident in this copy. Many of these students enlisted in the Civil War which had just begun. The "Harvard College Class of 1861: Sixth Report, 1892-1902," states that 57 joined the Northern and 5 the Confederate service. This album belonged to Elihu Chauncey (1840-1916) of Philadelphia. Chauncey worked in the office of Richard Jones, a shipper of coal in Philadelphia following graduation. By 1864 he was elected secretary and treasurer of the Pottsville Mining and Manufacturing Company. Chauncey was also very active in many religious and philanthropical organizations throughout his life. [see his short biography in "Proceedings of the New England Historical Genealogical Society at the Annual Meeting," 1915, p. liii.] OCLC lists copies at Harvard [each "a unique compilation of photographic prints"]. AAS has proof pages of 87 of the photos.

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        Silas Marner: The Weaver of Raveloe

      William Blackwood and Sons 1861 - 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". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Archive of documents, including Lincoln and Grant appointments, and medical diplomas of young Assistant Surgeon Charles B. White, Army of the Potomac, who treated wounded Union soldiers at battles including Antietam and Fredericksburg, and who, at least once after being captured at Malvern Hill, pretending to be a Confederate surgeon, treated wounded Confederate soldiers

      Various, 1861+. Various. "(1) Abraham Lincoln. Partly printed Document Signed "Abraham Lincoln" as President and "Simon Cameron" as Secretary of War, 1 page, 15.75" x 19.5". Washington, D.C., September 9, 1861. Completed in manuscript. Attractive military vignettes at top and bottom. Horizontal fold nicks top of "An" and "L" of signature. Appointment of Charles B. White as Assistant Surgeon to rank from May 28, 1861. Fine condition.(2) Andrew Johnson. Partly printed Document Signed with stamped signatures "Andrew Johnson" as President and "Edwin M. Stanton" as Secretary of War, 1 page, 15.5" x 19.5". Washington, D.C., August 10, 1866. Completed in manuscript. Attractive military vignettes at top and bottom. Appointment of Charles B. White as Major by Brevet to rank from March 13, 1865 "for faithful and meritorious services during the war ..." Fine condition.(3) Andrew Johnson. Partly printed Document Signed with stamped signatures "Andrew Johnson" as President and "Edwin M. Stanton" as Secretary of War, 1 page, 15.5" x 19.5". Washington, D.C., August 10, 1866. Completed in manuscript. Attractive military vignettes at top and bottom. Appointment of Charles B. White as Captain by Brevet to rank from March 13, 1865 "for faithful and meritorious services during the war..." Fine condition.(4) Ulysses S. Grant. Partly printed Document Signed "U.S. Grant" as President and "Wm. W. Belknap" as Secretary of War, 1 page, 15.5" x 19.5". Washington, D.C., February 10, 1876. Completed in manuscript. Attractive military vignettes at top and bottom. Appointment of Charles B. White as "Surgeon with the rank of Major" rank from October 1, 1875. Fine condition.(5) Group of four medical diplomas: Charles B. White's 1859 medical degree from the University Medical College of New York (now NYU School of Medicine), signed by 11 including pioneer surgeon Valentine Mott, two issued to Dr. C.B. White's father Dr. Ambrose L. White, and one to his son, Dr. Davenport White.Dr. Charles Belden White (1837-1881), physician at New York's Bellevue Hospital, was appointed Assistant Surgeon by President Lincoln in September 1861 and was sent to Fort Monroe, Virginia. He was at the Battles of Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chantilly, South Mountain, treating the wounded. He was Staff Surgeon at Headquarters, 13th Corps Army of the Tennessee (1863), marched through Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas, and served as Medical Director, U.S. Forces, Texas (1864) and was in charge of a hospital-steamer to June 1864. Dr. White served as Acting Post Surgeon, Jackson Barracks, New Orleans, and Medical Purveyor in New Orleans until 1868. He was Post Surgeon at Fort Schuyler, N.Y. to June 1870, at Camp Independence, California, to May 1876, and Columbia Barracks, Ohio, to July 1879. He was on medical leave when he died in 1881 at the age of 43.In April 1862, Dr. White was assigned to field duty with the 5th Brigade Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac. All U.S. military records report that after the Battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia, on July 1, 1862, Dr. White remained with the wounded after the Army of the Potomac retreated. One indicates he volunteered which is more likely than being ordered because his was a civilian appointment. Despite his victory at Malvern Hill over forces led by Gen. Robert E. Lee, Major General George B. McClellan withdrew to the James River, where his army was protected by gunboats, ending the Peninsula Campaign. The biography of Dr. White in the "Report of the Secretary of War" (1882) reporting his death, notes that "After the battle of Malvern Hill he remained with the wounded left in the hands of the enemy. Army records do not record what happened next except to say that he returned to the Army of the Potomac.Dr. John Swinburne (1820-1889), later Mayor of Albany and a U.S. Congressman, had been appointed Chief Medical Officer of the N.Y. National Guard and accompanied the Army of the Potomac. Following the Battle of Savage's Station, Virginia, on June 29, 1862, pursued by Confederate Brig. Gen. John B. Magruder, the Army of the Potomac retreated to the James River. Dr. Swinburne remained to care for the thousands of wounded prisoners, both Union and Confederate. Maj. Gen. Stonewall Jackson, arriving at Savage's Station too late to attack the Union forces, respecting Dr. Swinburne's principles, gave him a pass, with an accompanying personal note, permitting visits to Union prisoners.The actions of 24-year-old Dr. Charles B. White after he was "captured" by Confederate soldiers are revealed in an 1863 "Report on the Peninsula Campaign" by Dr. John Swinburne and an 1889 book "A Typical American; or Incidents in the Life of Dr. John Swinburne of Albany.""On the morning of July 12 [1862], while passing Gen. McGruder's headquarters, [Swinburne] was handed a letter directed to the general from Assistant Surgeon C.S.A., C.B. White:""Malvern Hill, July 3, 1862. There are several cases which are needing capital operations, and which are of the latest date. Shall they remain there to be operated on? If so, further aid will be needed to continue the preparations or the removal of the others, as our time will be fully occupied. Can we possibly have further aid? If Dr. Swinburne can come (I hear he is in the vicinity) I would like it, or some other Federal surgeon. I judge by this time some of them at Savage's Station must be at leisure. Respectfully submitted, C. B. WHITE, Asst. Surg., C. S. A. To Maj. Gen. McGruder, C.S.A.""The doctor responded, and going to Malvern Hill, with Drs. White, Chamberlain, and Jewett, performed all the operations."What is not mentioned by Dr. Swinburne is that Dr. White was actually a Union surgeon; he must have recognized Assistant Surgeon C.B. White, a fellow New Yorker, having served with him in the Army of the Potomac and undoubtedly, under an unknown pretext, returned with him to the Army of the Potomac."

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        Former President John Tyler Makes a Last Attempt for Peace in 1861 – Two Months Before He Voted for Virginia Secession

      1861 - Autograph Letter Signed, to James G. Berret, written from Brown's Indian Queen Hotel (at the corner of 6th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, where twenty years earlier, he had taken the oath of office after the death of President William Henry Harrison), February 3, 1861. 1 p., 7 1/4 x 9 1/4 in. In January 1861, former president John Tyler issued a call for a "Peace Conference" to resolve sectional division and avert Civil War. Here, he writes to Washington D.C. Mayor James G. Berret to thank the City Council and the Willard brothers for providing the concert hall at the Willard Hotel for the meeting. The meeting convened on February 4, 1861 with 131 representatives from fourteen free and seven slave states attended, none from the deep south. Tyler made opening remarks to the audience that included six former cabinet members, nineteen ex-governors, fourteen former senators, fifty former representatives, and twelve state Supreme Court justices. But seven southern states had already seceded, and representatives were already meeting in Montgomery to form a new Confederacy. Complete Transcript Brown's Hotel Feb. 3, 1861My Dear Sir; Your letter of the 30 January informing me that the City Council through the liberal kindness of the Messrs Willards in view of the proposed meeting of Commissioners from the several States on the 4th Inst had placed at the disposition of the Commissioners "Willards Concert Hall" reached me on Friday afternoon at my residence in Virginia, and I take the earliest moment of acknowledging its receipt and to express the belief that it will be accepted by the Commissioners with becoming thankfulness. I will submit to them your letter at their earliest meeting. I shall take leave to notify a meeting at the Hall through the medium of the morning papers, at 12 O'Clock to morrow With high respect / I am Dr Sir / Resply & Truly yrs John TylerHis honor / The Mayor / of WashingtonHistorical BackgroundA committee with one representative from each state was formed to draft proposals for peace. Their plan to deal with slavery in the territories was to simply extend the Missouri Compromise line to the Pacific Ocean. This failed to satisfy many on both sides, including President-elect Abraham Lincoln. Tyler voted against the seven resolutions adopted by the conference he had called. The resolutions were sent to Congress, where they were rejected by the Senate 28 to 7 and never came to a vote in the House of Representatives.Meanwhile, on the day the Peace Conference opened, Tyler was also elected to the Virginia Secession Convention, which convened in Richmond on February 13, while the Peace Conference was still underway. Tyler voted for secession on April 4, though the convention rejected it. On April 17, after the attack on Fort Sumter and Lincoln's call for troops, the motion was voted on again, and passed.John Tyler (1790-1862) was born in Virginia and graduated from the College of William and Mary in 1807. He was admitted to the bar at the age of 19, while his father was governor of Virginia. The younger Tyler started a law practice in Richmond. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1816 to 1821, as Virginia governor from 1825 to 1827, and as U.S. Senator from 1827 to 1836. In 1841, he became the tenth President of the United States and the first president to be elevated to office from the vice presidency, as William Henry Harrison died after only a month in office. Tyler's ascension led to the Constitutional question of whether he was actually president or still the vice president merely performing presidential duties. From his perspective, he had properly assumed the office, and he delivered an inaugural address. Dubbed "His Accidency" by critics, Tyler refused to fall under Henry Clay's influence and instead charted his own course as president, leading to vetoes, Cabinet resignations and an impeachment attempt.President Tyler sought to strengthen the Union through. (See website for full description)

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        [KANGAROO; WOMBAT] Guide du promeneur au Jardin Zoologique d'Acclimatation

      : contenant: une série de notices explicatives sur tous les animaux et les végétaux qui y existent, avec l'indication de leur patrie, de leurs moeurs et de leurs usages .... Paris : Imprimerie de Soye et Bouchet, 1861. "Se vend au Jardin zoologique d'acclimatation du Bois de Boulogne. October 1861". Octavo, original printed blue wrappers (corners curling, spine sunned and chipped at head), 148 pp, includes alphabetical index, folding colour map at rear, internally fresh and clean, a very good copy. A scarce mid-nineteenth century guide to the zoological gardens in Paris' Bois de Boulogne. Arranged according to their scientific classes, the animals all receive reasonably detailed descriptions, including notes on their physical characteristics, habitat and origin. The section on marsupials (pp 55-58) includes descriptions of four kangaroos: Macropus Labiatus;Macropus Robustus; Macropus Bennetti, andMacropus Derbianus, as well as two wombats (Phascolomys Latifrons), presented to the zoo by Baron Ferdinand von Mueller.

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        Great Expectations.

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1861 - 3 volumes, octavo (190 × 118 mm). Near-contemporary brown hard-grained half morocco (vol. I rebacked with original spine laid down), titles to spines gilt, raised gilt bands to spines, gilt rules to boards, top edges gilt, others marbled, marbled endpapers. Ownership inscription and annotation to verso of front free endpaper of vol. I. Spines slightly rubbed, boards a little scuffed, vol. I a little tight at joints, front hinge of vol. III cracked but holding, occasional light foxing to contents. Withal a very good, clean, and well-margined set. First editions, mixed issue (second impression of volume I; fourth impression of volume II; third impression of volume III), with early stereotype title pages, printed on different paper stock, and with the height and width of text slightly reduced from that of the first issue title pages. The modern bibliographical authority is generally agreed to be the table given in Appendix D to the Clarendon edition, 1993, in which Margaret Cardwell agrees with the traditional conclusion that the same setting of type was used for all five impressions of the first edition: "there is no warrant for treating the five impressions as distinct editions" (p. 491). However, she deduces that the impressions were sequential and that minor corrections and gradual deterioration of type can be shown across the five impressions. Smith I.14. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Farthest North. Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship Fram 1893-96

      First edition, preceding the first Norwegian edition of the same year. The official account of the Fram expedition, "a remarkable achievement in Polar exploration" (PMM) led by the father of modern arctic exploration. Born in Christiana (Oslo) in 1861, Fridtjof Nansen trained as a scientist. He earned a PhD in zoology, made important contributions to neurological anatomy, and worked as a natural history curator in Bergen and Oslo. He was also a champion cross-country skier, and combined his scientific interests with a thirst for adventure by becoming the first person to cross the unexplored interior of Greenland, using a novel method - skis. Next he planned an even more ambitious trip to the Arctic, again applying radical new ideas to the challenge. He began with the scientific hypothesis that an ocean current carried polar ice from east to west, and decided that the best way to reach the pole was to intentionally trap his ship in the pack ice near Siberia, live in it for a year or two as it made its way toward the pole, and then set off with skis and dogs for the final leg. Instead of trying to bend the Arctic to his will, he would "take note of the forces of nature and try to work with them and not against them" (Huntford, Nansen, p. 180). Nansen's plans were technologically ingenious. The strength of polar ice could crumple a normal ship, so he devised a revolutionary new type, one with "sloping sides and rounded bilges, completely smooth, rather like an egg cut in half. In this way the ice could not get a grip, and instead of being crushed by the floes she would rise safely under pressure" (Huntford p. 183). He tinkered obsessively with his sledges and skis to adapt them for arctic conditions; designed lighter, more flexible clothing; and was the first polar explorer to adopt the Primus stove. He arranged a wide variety of fresh and preserved food to provide nutritional balance for the crew, and had many items laboratory tested before ordering them. Scurvy had stalked every previous polar voyage, and while Nansen's theory about its cause was incorrect, the varied diet meant that this was the first polar expedition in which no one was affected. In fact, it was the first such expedition in which every crewman made it back safely - many, including Nansen, having gained weight rather than lost it despite spending nearly three years in the arctic. The Voyage was also one of significant scientific discovery, with the Fram "serving as an oceanographic-meteorological-biological laboratory" that obtained enough data to fill six volumes of scientific observations published on the ship's return (Nobel Peace Prize biography). Though Nansen did not reach the north pole, he achieved what was then the farthest north (86°13.6′N), around 314 km beyond the previous record. He "returned to international acclaim not only for the voyage itself but for its results, proof of a deep Arctic Ocean, free of any land masses or islands, and extensive data on magnetism, zoology, and oceanography. His account of the journey, Farthest North, was a worldwide bestseller and prepared him for an effective life of diplomacy" (Books on Ice). Printing and the Mind of Man 384; Books on Ice 5.2 ...and of a Fifteen Months' Sleigh Journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johansen with an Appendix by Otto Sverdrup Captain of the Fram. About One Hundred and Twenty Full Page and Numerous Text Illustrations, Sixteen Coloured Plates in Facsimile from Dr. Nansen's Own Sketches... Westminster: Archibald Constable and Company, 1897. 2 volumes, octavo. Original green cloth, titles and pictorial designs to spines and upper boards gilt, edges untrimmed. Title pages printed in red and black. Etched portrait frontispiece to volume I, photogravure frontispiece to volume II, 16 colour plates, 175 photogravure plates, 92 illustrations within the text, 4 colour folding maps. Contemporary gift inscriptions partially removed from the pastedowns. Bindings rubbed at the extremities with some small bumps at the edges, a few spots to the cloth on the lower board of volume I, joints cracking, light spotting to the edges of the text blocks and occasionally the contents, this affecting volume II more than volume I. Second half of volume II partially unopened. A very good set.

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        Two studio portrait photographs, Hong Kong, 1863-65

      Two albumen print photographs, each carte de visite format, 103 x 63 mm, verso of the group portrait of four Westerners imprinted 'Tou-Shing, Photographer. Wellington Street, Behind the Club House, Hongkong'; the verso of the Japanese geisha portrait is blank; the albumen prints are in very good condition; the mounts have clipped corners and some pale foxing; [TOGETHER WITH] a third carte de visite portrait with the same provenance, being another group portrait of five Westerners, with no studio imprint; it is of the same age and has the same dark tonal range as the Tou-Shing group portrait, but the studio carpet has a highly distinctive leaf pattern, as opposed to the Tou-Shing studio's zig-zag design carpet. Tou-Shing was probably the successor to the American photographer Milton Miller. Miller operated a studio in the same location (at the back of the Hong Kong Club) between 1861 and 1863. The two Tou-Shing studio portraits we offer here are very rare examples of early photography in Hong Kong: there were only five known commercial photographersactive in Hong Kong in the early 1860s. The third carte de visite requires more research, but it does appear related to the Tou-Shing photographs. Provenance: From an Australian presentation album inscribed in gilt lettering 'Presented to Frederick Mackay, Esq. by the employees of Messrs. Beath, Schiess & Co. on the occasion of his departure from amongst them, Decr. 24th 1875.' Beath, Schiess & Co. was a major Melbourne clothing manufacturer with several factories around the city and headquarters in Flinders Lane East. In the Tou-Shing carte de visite portrait of four Westerners, Frederick Mackay of Melbourne is standing at back left (he is identified in other portraits in the album). It seems reasonable to assume that Mackay visited Hong Kong in the early 1860s as part of a trade delegation from Beath, Schiess & Co. to explore opportunities for the importation of Chinese clothing fabrics into Australia.

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        Roméo et Juliette" - Autograph Musical Quotation with CDV Photograph

      - Scarce AMQS from the important French romantic composer and shaper of the modern orchestra, mounted together with a cdv portrait photograph (without photographer's imprint). Berlioz has penned six measures from the "Love Scene" of his Roméo et Juliette, indicated as "Adagio," and boldly signed below the the music. Dated (perhaps in another hand) at the lower left: Paris, 1861. Toned, else fine. AMQS measuring approx. 18 x 5 cm, the full presentation measuring 29.5 x 21 cm. In Roméo et Juliette (1839), Berlioz revisits his passion for Shakespeare, and, by extension, for the woman whose renditions of Juliet and Ophelia had completely captivated him more than a decade earlier, Harriet Smithson. By the time he composed Roméo, Berlioz' love for her had become harsh reality: He was married to Harriet, but the match had proven unsuccessful and the two were effectively separated.  But Berlioz had seen Romeo and Juliet at the Odéon during the 1827 Shakespeare season, and had found himself overwhelmed, writing that "more experiences of that kind would have killed me." Berlioz conducted the first three performances of Roméo et Juliette in Paris in November and December 1839. After hearing a performance of the work in Vienna in January 1846, he revised it thoroughly and conducted the premiere of this final version in Prague on April 17, 1846. In his Memoirs, Berlioz wrote that the "Love Scene" was his favorite among his works, and described the fevered period during which he had composed Roméo et Juliette: "Oh the ardent existence I lived during that time! I struck out boldly across that great ocean of poetry, caressed by the wild, sweet breeze of fancy, under that fiery sun of love that Shakespeare kindled. I felt within me the strength to reach the enchanted isle where the temple of pure art stands under a clear sky. It is not for me to determine whether I succeeded."

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        Great Expectations.

      London: Chapman and Hall,, 1861. 3 volumes, octavo (190 × 118 mm). Near-contemporary brown hard-grained half morocco (vol. I rebacked with original spine laid down), titles to spines gilt, raised gilt bands to spines, gilt rules to boards, top edges gilt, others marbled, marbled endpapers. Ownership inscription and annotation to verso of front free endpaper of vol. I. Spines slightly rubbed, boards a little scuffed, vol. I a little tight at joints, front hinge of vol. III cracked but holding, occasional light foxing to contents. Withal a very good, clean, and well-margined set. First editions, mixed issue (second impression of volume I; fourth impression of volume II; third impression of volume III), with early stereotype title pages, printed on different paper stock, and with the height and width of text slightly reduced from that of the first issue title pages. The modern bibliographical authority is generally agreed to be the table given in Appendix D to the Clarendon edition, 1993, in which Margaret Cardwell agrees with the traditional conclusion that the same setting of type was used for all five impressions of the first edition: "there is no warrant for treating the five impressions as distinct editions" (p. 491). However, she deduces that the impressions were sequential and that minor corrections and gradual deterioration of type can be shown across the five impressions.

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        EPITAPH ON THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. HERE LIE THE MUTILATED AND DISJOINTED REMAINS OF THE NOBLEST FORM OF GOVERNMENT EVER CONTRIVED BY THE WISDOM OF MAN.

      Printed for distribution amongst their friends by Evans & Cogswell, [1861], Charleston: - Folio broadside, 12" x 19". Black mourning border. Three columns of text, printed in numerous typefaces, with a variety of briefly-stated sentiments lamenting the destruction of the government and the perfidy of Northerners. Part of the top blank margin has some paper loss which does not affect any text. Expert repair to closed tear at upper blank margin. Light old folds. Very Good. Lincoln's election "finally Dissolved the Bands of the Confederacy, And left the honored remains upon the bank and shoal of Time, the sport of the whirlwind and the storm." The tragedy is the result of the "Long, Dark Catalogue of Wrongs On the part of the Northern, or non-slaveholding States, against their gallant high-spirited, but unoffending brethren of the South who so largely helped to found the Republic, and so largely contributed to its renown." The North sought "first to abolish, with piratical and fratricidal hand, the domestic Institutions of the south, and then to ELEVATE THE NEGRO RACE TO AN EQUALITY with the Free White Inhabitants of the Country." Parrish & Willingham 5372 [6]. Hummel 2445. III Turnbull 302 [1860, probably a different issue]. Sabin 87821. OCLC 35158276 [6] [as of August 2016].

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        Zwei offene Briefe an Hofrath Dr. Eduard Casp. Jac. v. Siebold . . . Bound with "Zwei offene Breife an Dr. J. Spaeth" and "Offener Brief an sammtliche Professoren der Geburtshilfe"

      K. ungar. Universitats-Buchdruckerei 1861-1862, Ofen - Semmelweis, Ignaz Philipp (1818-65). (1) Zwei offene Briefe an Hofrath Dr. Eduard Casp. Jac. v. Siebold, . . . und an Hofrath Dr. F. W. Scanzoni . . . 40pp. Ofen: K. ungar. Universitäts-Buchdruckerei, 1861. (2) Zwei offene Briefe an Dr. J. Spaeth, Professor der Geburtshilfe an der k. k. Josefs-Akademie in Wien, und an Hofrath Dr. F. W. Scanzoni, Professor der Geburtshilfe zu Würzburg. 8vo. 21, [1]pp. Pest: Gustav Emich, 1861. (3) Offener Brief an sämmtliche Professoren der Geburtshilfe. 8vo. viii, 92pp. Ofen: K. ungar. Universitäts-Buchdruckerei, 1862. Together 3 items in one volume. 200 x 130 mm. Quarter morocco, marbled boards in period style, original front wrapper of no. (3) preserved. Moderate foxing but very good. First Editions of Semmelweis’s last publications on antisepsis in obstetrics. Although the information and conclusions that Semelweis drew in his Die Aetiologie, der Begriff und die Prophylaxis des Kindbettfiebers (1861) were of the first importance, its publication failed to bring about a widespread acceptance of Semmelweis’s views and methods; instead, the connection he had made between cadaverous infection and puerperal fever was rejected by a large proportion of the medical establishment. Die Aetiologie was subject to several unfavorable reviews, to which Semmelweis responded with a series of "Open Letters", published in pamphlet form in 1861 and 1862, in which he bitterly attacked his critics. These he wrote to "Joseph Späth, Friedrich Wilhelm Scanzoni von Lichtenfels, and [Franz???] Siebold in 1861 full of desperation and fury for reluctance to accept his doctrine. He called upon Siebold to arrange a meeting of German obstetricians somewhere in Germany to provide a forum for discussions on puerperal fever where he would stay "until all have been converted to his theory." (Hauzman, Erik E [2006]. "Semmelweis and his German contemporaries". 40th International Congress on the History of Medicine, ISHM 2006. Retrieved from Wikipedia July 8, 2008). The abusive language Semmelweis used in these letters was an indicator of his increasing mental instability. He eventually suffered a mental breakdown in 1865 and died the same year—ironically, due to septicemia from an infected finger. Norman 1928 (no. [3]). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Culpeper's Complete Herbal,

      London: Thomas Kelly & Co.,, 1861. to which is Now Added, Upwards of One Hundred Additional Herbs, With a Display of Their Medicinal and Occult Qualities; Physically Applied to the Cure of all Disorders Incident to Mankind, To Which Are Now First Annexed, the English Physician Enlarged, and Key to Physic, with Rules for Compounding Medicine According to the True System of Nature. Forming a Complete Family Dispensatory and Natural System of Physic. To Which is Also Added Upwards of Fifty Choice Receipts, Selected From the Author's Last Legacy to his Wife. A New Edition, with a List of the Principal Diseases to which the human body is liable, and a General Index. Quarto (272 x 205 mm). Contemporary tree half calf sometime neatly rebacked with original decorative gilt spine laid down, black calf label, gilt roll tool border on sides, marbled endpapers. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Culpeper (with a view of his house in Spitalfields), 20 hand-coloured engraved botanical plates (nine species per plate); letterpress printed in double columns. Dampstain at top fore-corner of frontispiece (and small hole through same), some signs of handling. Culpeper's magnum opus was The English physitian [1652]. Costing 3d., it provided a comprehensive list of native medicinal herbs, indexed to a list of typical illnesses, using an astrological, rather than Galenic, approach (of the kind still flourishing in popular British culture), and set out in a straightforward and frank style. It sold widely at the time, and there have been over one hundred subsequent editions" (ODNB).

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        Album dei porti di I, II e III classe illustrato dalle notizie nautiche e commerciali d'ogni porto e della statistica delle opere esistenti e di quelle eseguite nel decennio 1861 al 1870.

      Roma, Civelli, s. d. (ma 1872 circa). Album in oblungo (cm. 44 x 58 circa). A inizio volume 1 grande carta geografica in litografia in colore e rip. "Carta del Regno d'Italia indicante la posizione geografica dei porti di I II e III classe" (Lit. Landi e Steffen, Firenze, Roma - S. Benelli inc.), seguono 57 carte in litografia, in b/n, racchiuse in cornice, con la grande figura del porto descritto e con dettagliate notazioni in merito alle opere esistenti, alle condizioni nautiche e commerciali, al movimento commerciale, alle opere eseguite nel decennio dal 1861 al 1870. Leg. orig. in cartonato celeste con titoli in nero al piatto. Interessante e affatto comune lavoro, edito dal Ministero del Lavori Pubblici del Regno d'Italia, in cui vengono raffigurati e descritti i principali porti della penisola italiana: Civitavecchia, Genova, Livorno, Messina, Napoli, Palermo, Venezia, Anzio, Baja, Conte di Sassari, Cotrone, Gaeta, Po di Goro, Porto Longone, Manfredonia, Marciana, Milazzo, Palinuro, Nisida, Ponza, Porto Ercole, Portoferraio, Portofino, Porto Venere, Rio Marina, Tortoli, Vada, Bari, Bosa, Castellamare, Catania, Porto Corsini, Fiumicino, Gallipoli, Girgenti, Licata, Marsala, Molfetta, Oneglia, Ortona, Porto Maurizio, Porto Torres, Reggio, Rimini, Salerno, San Remo, Santa Venere, Savona, Sinigallia, Siracusa, Taranto, Terranuova, Trapani, Viareggio. Usuali segni del tempo alla legatura, un lieve ingiallimento con sporadiche fioriture alle bianche (con alcune pieghe della carta alla prima bianca), ma tutte le tavole sono ben pulite e l' esemplare è in uno stato di conservazione molto buono, come è raro per questo tipo di album di grande formato.

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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

      New York and Philadelphia: Thomas Hamilton and the Author Himself, 1861. Cloth. Very Good. The 1861 true 1st edition of this remarkable, very important account of a mid-19th century attempt to procure land to return enslaved African-Americans to their home continent, as envisioned by Robert Campbell, a "free", educated Jamaican-American. This slim volume, bound in its original dark cloth, is very solid, surprisingly well-preserved and, save for just the slightest hint of wear along the spine crown, shows no loss whatsoever to the binding. It firmly merits a VG to VG+ and includes decorative blindstamping at the panels and still-bright gilt-lettering along the spine. Typed former owner name and address tag at an early blank verso, light spotting --and just a bit of soiling-- to the front panel and very minor, limited scuffing to the rear panel. A very modest amount of forgiveable, inoffsensive foxing as well along the text. 12mo, ALSO INCLUDES THE DOUBLE-SPREAD FOLD-OUT MAP ("HE AKU COUNTRY WITH THE COURSE OF THE NIGER") following the first 3 blank endpapers. Lovely lithographed frontispiece of the author as well, with its orginal tissue-guard in place. (From the Library of Congress catalogue description: "Robert Campbell (1829-84) was a Jamaican-born printer, journalist, and teacher who, along with Martin Robison Delany (1812-85), made up the Niger Valley Exploring Party of 1859-60, an expedition organized by free African Americans to explore the possibility of colonizing parts of West Africa with black immigrants from America. Campbell traveled first to England in early 1859. He sailed on to Lagos (present-day Nigeria) and traveled northwest to Abeokuta, where he met up with Delany, a journalist, political activist, and graduate of Harvard Medical School. Acting in their capacity as commissioners of the Niger Valley Exploring Party, Delany and Campbell concluded a treaty with the king and chiefs of the Egba giving them the right to establish settlements in the Egba territory. 'A Pilgrimage to My Motherland: An Account of a Journey Among the Egbas and Yorubas of Central Africa' is Campbell's account of the expedition, and includes descriptions of Abeokuta, ethnographic material, and the text of the treaty he and Delany negotiated. The treaty ran into political resistance among the Egba and was never implemented, but Campbell did immigrate to Africa. With his wife and four children, he settled in Lagos in 1862, where he founded and published the newspaper the Anglo-African and was involved in numerous commercial, civic, and scientific ventures that contributed to the early development of the British colony of Lagos").

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        Culpeper's Complete Herbal, to which is Now Added, Upwards of One Hundred Additional Herbs, With a Display of Their Medicinal and Occult Qualities; Physically Applied to the Cure of all Disorders Incident to Mankind, To Which Are Now First Annexed, the English Physician Enlarged, and Key to Physic, with Rules for Compounding Medicine According to the True System of Nature. Forming a Complete Family Dispensatory and Natural System of Physic. To Which is Also Added Upwards of Fifty Choice Receipts, Selected From the Author's Last Legacy to his Wife. A New Edition, with a List of the Principal Diseases to which the human body is liable, and a General Index.

      London: Thomas Kelly & Co., 1861 - Quarto (272 x 205 mm). Contemporary tree half calf sometime neatly rebacked with original decorative gilt spine laid down, black calf label, gilt roll tool border on sides, marbled endpapers. Dampstain at top fore-corner of frontispiece (and small hole through same), some signs of handling. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Culpeper (with a view of his house in Spitalfields), 20 hand-coloured engraved botanical plates (nine species per plate); letterpress printed in double columns. "Culpeper's magnum opus was The English physitian [1652]. Costing 3d., it provided a comprehensive list of native medicinal herbs, indexed to a list of typical illnesses, using an astrological, rather than Galenic, approach (of the kind still flourishing in popular British culture), and set out in a straightforward and frank style. It sold widely at the time, and there have been over one hundred subsequent editions" (ODNB).

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        London Labour and the London Poor; A cyclopædia of the condition and earnings of those that will work, those that cannot work, and those that will not work. The London Street-Folk.

      London: George Woodfall and Son; Griffin, Bohn and Company, 1851 & 1861 - 3 volumes, large octavo (228 x 150 mm). Uniformly bound in contemporary red half morocco, marbled paper sides, titles to spine gilt in compartments, marbled edges and endpapers. Minor rubbing to extremities, top edges dust toned; an excellent set. Portrait frontispiece to vol. 1, 81 full page line engravings. The plates in vol. 1 are bound out of listed order. An attractive set in a strictly contemporary binding of Mayhew's "seminal study of London street life in the middle of the century" (ODNB). Mixed editions with volume 1 from the first edition, published in 1851, and volumes 2 and 3 from the second edition published in 1861. The basis of this work was a series of 82 articles published from October 1849 until December 1850 in the Morning Chronicle, entitled Labour and the Poor. The series was hugely popular, attracting enthusiastic letters from readers and resulting in the establishment of a special Labour and the Poor Fund. This work was considered "required reading for anyone interested in the minutest details of Victorian lower-class life, such as what kinds of foods were sold on the streets, how financial transactions with street-sellers were conducted, and how vendors 'cried' their wares. Mayhew provided 'in embryo at least a theory of the specificity of the London economy which in turn made intelligible the economic behaviour of the London poor' (Jones, 263)" (ODNB). Such was the popularity of the original work that it was reissued with additions in 1861, 1862, 1864, and 1865, and "influenced contemporary literature and popular entertainments as readily as it helped to shape Victorian social theories" (ODNB). Volume 1 with the contemporary ownership inscription of Trinity College Cambridge, fellow and clergyman Henry Richards Luard (1825–1891) to the front binder's blank. Alongside his work in University administration Luard edited for the Master of the Rolls Series a long list of works, including the popular Annales monastici (published between 1864 and 1869) which "is still the standard and unchallenged edition of this text . upon which his reputation as a historian chiefly rests" (ODNB).

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        Hans majestät konung Carl XV:s vapensamling. Collection d?armes de sa majesté le roi Charles XV.1-2.

      - Paris, Imprimerie de Ch, Lahure et Cie / Stockholm, P. A. Norstedt & söner, (1861)-63. 4:o. 15 s.+ 12 litogr. planscher; (4),+ 34 s.+ 28 litogr. planscher [ nr. 1-26 a-b, 27]. Originalmarokängband, den första blå och den andra lila fast blekt, med blindpressade pärmar och hela guldsnitt. Två volymer, del ett något nött. Ur Ericsbergs bibliotek. Del ett, som är på franska, har titeln ?I. Section orientale? och del två, som är på svenska, har titeln ?II. Vesterländska samingen? Planscherna är litograferade av Emilie Vernier och tryckta av Lemercier i Paris. Del ett, Orientaliska samlingen, utkom även på svenska. Katalogen utarbetades av Döbeln och Fleetwood i nära samarbete och under ledning av Karl XV. Vapensamlingen byggde Karl XV upp redan som kronprins, med start genom köpen av Jonas August Hafströms samling och 1856 den soldinska samlingen i Nürnberg. Hans samling donerades till staten 1872, och befinner sig nu i livrustkammaren.

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        [CRITICS ON THE RUSSIAN FLEET IN 1824] O sostoyanii rossiiskogo flota v 1824 godu. sochineniye michmana Morekhodova. S rukopisi, naidennoi v nepolnom vide v bumagakh vitse-admirala V.M. Golovnina [i.e. About the State of the Russian Fleet in 1824. A Work by Midshipman the Navigator. From the Incomplete Manuscript Discovered among the Papers of Rear Admiral V.M. Golovnin]

      St. Petersburg: Typ. of the Naval Ministry, 1861. [4], 100 pp. Octavo. Original grey publisher's printed wrappers with a decorative ornamental border on the front cover. Ink marking on the title page, ink numbers on verso of the title page and p. 17, wrappers slightly rubbed and soiled, minor foxing of the text, but overall a very good copy of this rare book in its original condition. First and only edition. Very rare (no paper copies found in Worldcat). Anonymous essay written by the famous Russian naval officer and circumnavigator Vasily Golovnin shortly after he was appointed the general quartermaster (intendant) - the highest position on the administration of wharfs, ships, and supplies provision in the Russian fleet (in 1823). Written in the name of a midshipman Morekhodov (a pseudonym which literally means ''the Navigator'') the essay describes ''the state which our fleet is in now''. The author goes on about miserable condition of Russian naval ships, lack of efficiency, abuse of power and bribery system in the Russian fleet, blaming previous naval ministers Count Kushelev, Admiral Mordvinov, admiral Chichagov,marquis de Traversay, and Admiral von Möller. The book was first published after the manuscript was discovered in Golovnin's papers thirty years after his death. The narration illustrated with numerous examples consists of: Chapter I. About the causes of the decline and present unfortunate state of the Russian fleet. The causes named by Golovnin are: 1) Confused and mixed up structure of all parts, comprising the chief administration of the navy; 2) Poor and humiliating pay to the Admiralty officials and workers; 3) Dissipated condition in the capital of the main Admiralty wharfs, storages and other establishments; 4) Bad administration of the ports, carelessness in looking after ships, not proper education of the fleet crews and workers; 5) Inattention, contempt, injustice and even oppression always and in all cases shown to the navy and people in its service. Chapter II. Means and ways for Russia to keep her fleet in the possibly best condition. Chapter III and last. About the benefits and necessity for Russia to have considerable naval forces. Golovnin notes: ''just remember that Russia possesses many coastal areas in the White, Baltic and Black Seas, not even talking about the Eastern Ocean''. The second part of the book is dedicated to the Naval Cadet Corps in Saint Petersburg which Golovnin was a deputy Director since 1821. Titled ''About the Naval Cadet Corps (written in 1824)'', the essay contains: 'About some shortcomings in different parts of administration of the Naval Cadet Corps' (in twenty paragraphs); Instruction to the company commanders; Instruction to the Captain on duty in the Corps; Instruction to the Inspector; Instruction to the Chief of the police; General Instruction; Instruction to the Captain.

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        Voyage à Terre-Neuve EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Hachette & Cie, 1861. Fine. Hachette & Cie, Paris 1861, 12x19cm, broché. - First edition. Small lacks to head and to foot of the joints, angular lacks to the covers, colportage stamp to the title page, internally good with practically no foxing. Rare. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Petits manques en tête et en pied des mors, manques angulaires sur les plats, tampon de colportage sur la page de titre, agréable état intérieur quasi exempt de toute rousseur. Rare.

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        Vocabulaire Français-Annamite et Annamite-Français, précédé d'un traité des particules annamites rédigé par les soins de M. Aubaret lieutenant de vaisseau (...) imprimé par ordre de M. le vice-amiral Charner, commandant en chef des forces navales

      Bangkok: Imprimerie de la Mission Catholique, 1861. First edition of the first bilingual Vietnamese dictionary in a western language; 2 volumes in 1, 8vo, pp. [4], xcv, [1], 96, [2]; [2], 157; sectional title-pp. for both parts; contemporary calf-backed, marbled boards, uncut; a very nice copy. In Genebril's introduction to his French-Annamite-French dictionary (Saigon, 1898) he is indebted to Caspar's bilingual dictionary published in 1877, but apparently was unaware of Aubert's work published 15 years before. Louis Gabriel Aubaret (1825-94) commanded the French vessel Prégent on the expedition to Cochinchina in 1860. He was appointed the first French consul at Bangkok. Widely held by the obvious institutions, but uncommon in commerce. Not in Collinson, Vancil, or Zaunmuller. Cordier, Indosinica, 774.

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        Great Expectations

      First Edition, fifth issue. Three volumes, including the publisher's catalog dated August 1861 at the rear of Volume III. Bound in the publisher's original ribbed purple cloth binding, with ruling and decorations in blind to boards, lettering and decorations in gilt to spine. This copy has the majority of the first issue points, with only a few of the corrections that were made after the first issue. Overall, a clean and attractive set, extremely rare in the unsophisticated publisher's cloth. The first issue of the first edition book, published on July 6, 1861, was followed by four subsequent issues of the same edition, published on August 5, August 17, September 21, and October 30 of the same year. Smith notes that "These first five issues were probably printed at a single impression and published with altered title pages to imply and encourage a rapid sale In all five issues, the same misprints persist." The first issue, which included a print run of 1,000 copies was "almost entirely taken up by the libraries," leaving only a few hundred copies for private ownership. Overall, a beautiful unrestored, uniform set. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.

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        Executive Documents: Journal of the House of Representatives; Journals of the Senate, Reports of the Committees (37th Congress, 1861-1862, Civil War) (15 volume set)

      Government Printing Office, 1861-1863. Hardcover. Good. Massive 15 volume set. Bound in contemporary calf with red and black spine labels. Generally good bindings and covers. Minor rubbing. One volume has a crack in the spine leather. Pages are generally clean and unmarked. The content primarily concerns the conduct of the Civil War, with Executive documents and Committee work. For example, one volume contains the testimony and findings following the Battles of Fredericksburg, Bull Run, and Ball's Bluff. Contains Congressional inquiries into the Conduct of the War, and testimoney from Gen. McClellan and officers in Army of the Potomac. Other interesting items deal with the Mormons in Utah, disputes with the United Kingdom, issues with Indians, California, Dakota, the expulsion of Congressmen from Missouri (Disloyalty to the Union, taking up arms), etc, etc. Contains (all from the 37th Congress): Reports of the Committees of U.S. House of Rep. 2nd session. Vol. 1 of 4; Reports from the Court of Claims submitted to the House of Rep. Vol 2; Misc. Documents of the House, 1st session; Journal of the House, 1st session, July 4, 1861; Journal of the House, 2nd session, Dec. 2, 1861; Executive Documents of the House, vols. 1, 10, 12; Senate Journal, 1st session, 1861; Executive Documents of the Senate, 1st & 3rd session, 1861, 1863; Report of the Committees of the Senate, 2nd session & 3rd session, vol. 2, 3; Report of the Commissioner of Patents for 1861, Arts & Manufacturers. vol. 1 & 2. Please inquire for more detailed information.

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        Instruction for Field Artillery

      J. B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia 1861 - First or Early Edition. Octavo, original black cloth, gilt lettering at spine, illustrated with diagrams and plates. This copy boldly signed by Civil War veteran Samuel A. Pearce Jr. of Rhode Island: "Liut. S. A. Pearce Jr. / 10th Battery R. I. V." Important Civil War army guide to the use of artillery. Very Good firmly bound volume, expected foxing, Lt. Pearce's signed paper spine label, some tiny areas of loss at spine ends, fading to cloth. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Jews And The Fallacies Of The Talmud: The Arguments Against The Talmud Touching The Ten Commandments

      A. Ireland & Co [Printed By], UK Manchester, 1861. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Signed by Author. SIGNED & DEDICATED BY THE AUTHORS 'Presented to Mr Henry Somerset as a token of his Christian love from his sincere friends Henry Ducat Aaron Sternberg Manchester 28th March 1860'. Book - in Good green boards, blind stamped decoration, gilt lettering and all edges gilt - slight marking to the boards and some wearing to the extreme corners and extreme ends of the spine. Contents, some grubbiness/some marking to the yellow paste downs and free front and rear end paper, slight browning to the first and last couple of pages & an occasional page otherwise clean and tightly bound. Scarce and even more so with its dedication and signature from the authors. Size: 5.75 inches tall by 3.5 inches. viii, vii, 85 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 200 grams. Category: Religion & Theology; Signed by Author. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 9092.. This book is lighter than the average upon which international charges are based and so will be sent Airmail as standard.

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        ATLAS HISTÓRICO Y TOPOGRÁFICO DE LA GUERRA DE ÁFRICA SOSTENIDA POR LA NACIÓN ESPAÑOLA CONTRA EL IMPERIO MARROQUÍ EN 1859 Y 1860.

      Manuel Rivadeneyra, Madrid 1861 - "Lo publica de Real Orden el Depósito de la Guerra, a cargo del Cuerpo de Estado Mayor del Ejército, con presencia de los documentos oficiales y demás datos recogidos por dicho Cuerpo durante las operaciones.". Portada + Índice + Parte Primera (13 hojas): Documentos descriptivos.- Extracto del Diario del Ejército de África; Organización del Ejército de África; Nombres de los Generales, Jefes y Oficiales (.) muertos en los campos de batalla; Ligera idea acerca del Ejército marroquí + Parte Segunda: Mapas y Planos (XX láminas).- Litografías del Cuerpo de Estado Mayor del Depósito de Guerra a cargo de Godos (Teniente de Infantería), Pérez, Cuaranta y Capetillo. + Parte Tercera: Panoramas (12 láminas).- Por Vallejo en la Litografía de J. Donon, Madrid, a partir de dibujos de Velasco, y uno de Burriel. Gran Folio apaisado: 47,5 x 67 cm. Sello en seco del Depósito de la Guerra, entero o parcial, en todas las hojas. No existen en el mercado referencias de esta misma edición. El lomo de la encuadernación es de época, pero está algo desgastado. Algunos cercos de humedad en los márgenes de las láminas. Esta casa ofrece un servicio de restauración y encuadernación a cargo de una profesional titulada. Propondríamos sin coste adicional la confección de un estuche para su conservación. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE MODERN CONFECTIONER: a practical guide to the latest and most improved methods for making the various kinds of confectionery; with the manner of preparing and laying out desserts; adapted for private families, or large establishments /

      London, John Camden Hotten, 1861.. FIRST EDITION 1861, 8vo, approximately 200 x 125 mm, 7¾ x 5 inches, engraved frontispiece of Summer Dessert for 28 Persons (Key on plate IX page 128), plus 14 numbered lithographed plates, illustrating table settings and kitchen ware and utensils, pages: (i-iii), iv-xv, (xvi), 1-224, + 6 pages of adverts at the end and 2 further adverts as pastedowns, that at the front a full page illustration of a large working kitchen for Benham and Son, bound in original publisher's blind ruled pebbled dark green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Tiny nicks to cloth at head and tail of spine, a couple of minor marks to cloth, corners just slightly bumped, front inner paper hinge cracked, binding firm and sound, small tear with loss neatly repaired on blank side and a couple of pale marks to lower margin of frontispiece, occasional light spotting to margins, faint spotting to some plates, one or two upper text page corners with small crease. A very good copy of the uncommon first edition. The bibliographers mention only 14 plates but in fact there is an unnumbered frontispiece plus 14 plates, of which No.IX is the Key to the frontispiece. Cagle, A Matter of Taste, page 562, No. 779; Bitting, Gastronomic Bibliography, page 245. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Les Mysteres de la Franc-Maconnerie.

      Mit illustr. Titel und zahlr. Textillustrationen. 2 Bll., 803 S. HLwd. d. Zt. 28 x 20 cm. Guaita 1004 (dieses Exemplar) Caillet 5566 - Der ehemalige Freimaurer Taxil veröffentlichte mehrere polemische Werke gegen seine alten Logenfreunde die reiner Phantasie entsprungenen Elaborate erfreuten sich großer Nachfrage und trugen bei zur Legendenbildung um eine Weltverschwörung der Freimaurer. - Mit hochinteressanter Provenienz: Handschriftlicher Besitzeintrag "Ex libris kabbalisticis" von Stanislas de Guaita (1861-1897). Der Anhänger Eliphas Levi wandte sich bald dem Satanismus zu, sein exzessiver Konsum von Morphium und Kokain mag seinen frühen Tod beschleunigt haben. 1899 verauktionierte die Pariser Librairie Dorbon die aus 2227 Lots bestehende Sammlung Guaita. - Beiliegt eine Ausgabe des Frondeur Hebdomadaire vom 25. April 1897 mit einem Aufsatz über Leo Taxil (so bereits auch schon im Auktionskatalog angegeben!). - Block vorne angebrochen. - Aus der Charlesworth Masonic Library.

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        Recueil précieux de la maçonnerie adonhiramite, contenant les catéchismes des quatre premiers grades, louverture & clôture des différentes loges, linstruction de la table, les santés générales & particulières, ainsi que les devoirs des premiers officiers en charges enrichi dune infinité de demandes & de réponses symboliques, de lexplication des emblêmes & dun grand nombre de notes aussi curieuses quutiles. Dédié aux maçons instruits. Par un Chevalier de tous les ordres maçoniques.

      3 Tle. in 1 Band. Mit gefalt. gest. Tafel. 127 S., 1 Bl. 153 S., 1 Bl. - Angebunden: (ders.), La vraie Maçonerie d adoption. suive de contienes maçonniares. Dedié aux Dames. 141 S., 1 Bl. Lederband d. Zt. mit Rückenverg. 13 x 8,5 cm. Guaita 380 (dieses Exemplar) Wolfstieg, Ergänzungsband 10995 Caillet 4849 und 4850 . - Der dritte Teil mit dem selbständigen Titel: "La vraie Maçonerie d adoption. suive de contienes maçonniares. Dedié aux Dames". - Mit hochinteressanter Provenienz: Handschriftlicher Besitzeintrag "Ex libris kabbalisticis" von Stanislas de Guaita (1861-1897), desweiteren sein Namensstempel auf allen 3 Vortiteln. Eliphas Levi wandte sich bald dem Satanismus zu, sein exzessiver Konsum von Morphium und Kokain mag seinen frühen Tod beschleunigt haben. 1899 verauktionierte die Pariser Librairie Dorbon die aus 2227 Lots bestehende Sammlung Guaita. - Rücken neu aufgezogen. Die Tafel verso mit einer Zeichnung auf den Titeln der Verfassername handschriftlich fälschlich mit Tschoudy angegeben (von Guaitas Hand?). Aus der Charlesworth Masonic Library.

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        Declaration of Independence and Constitution of the Provisional Government of the State of Kentucky; together with Message of the Governor.

      Bowling Green, KY: W. N. Haldeman, State Printer, 1861. - 8vo., pp. [5] + 6-16; printed self-wrappers; stab-sewn as issued. First edition of this rare first Confederate Kentucky imprint and the earliest published record of the so-called Russellville Convention. At the beginning of the Civil War Lincoln is reputed to have said, "I hope to have God on my side, but I must have Kentucky." The state of Lincoln's birth, KentuckyÑwith plentiful rivers, railroads, mules, horses, and menÑwas pivotal in the race to secure political and material advantage during the early days of the conflict. The President feared that losing the Bluegrass State would cause Missouri and Maryland to move into the Confederate camp as well. As historian Kenneth W. Noe has written: 'Victory likely would go to the belligerent that occupied the border states, and securing that vital region meant holding Kentucky at all costs.'Following Lincoln's immediate call for 75,000 volunteers at the outbreak of hostilities, Governor Beriah Magoffin, whose sympathies lay with the Confederates, refused the President's request, stating that "Kentucky will furnish no troops for the wicked purpose of subduing her sister Southern states." In May 1861 the state passed a declaration of neutrality, with Magoffin hoping to broker a compromise between North and South. The governor's neutral strategy soon came apart, however, as Union and Confederate recruiters scoured the state for volunteers. The Union demand for troops in particular angered many Kentuckians, and pushed some to call for secession. However, as elections during the summer of 1861 proved, pro-Union forces were too strong in the state to make secession a practicality. In fact, Confederate forces were ordered by the legislature to leave the state in September, over the governor's objections.On November 18, 1861 116 delegates from 68 counties met in Russellville to ratify an order of secession and form a Confederate shadow government to compete with the administration in Frankfort. George W. Johnson was elected Governor; the delegates also designated Bowling Green (then under the control of Confederate general Albert Sidney Johnston) as the Confederate State capital. The pamphlet at hand prints several of the proceedings from the Convention, beginning with a roster entitled Provisional Government of the State of Kentucky, naming Johnson as Governor, Robert McKee as Secretary of State, Richard Hawes as Auditor, Theodore L. Burnett as Treasurer, ten members of the (legislative) Council, and the Clerk of the Council.Next, the Declaration of Independence and Constitution follows on pages five and six. The opening paragraph of the Declarationcharges that the Federal government has "usurped" the "rights and liberties of the States and the people" and has substituted Constitutional authority for a "central despotism founded upon the ignorant prejudices of the masses of Northern society." On the basis of protecting "our liberties, our property, our homes, and our families" the secessionists "hereby forever sever our connection with the Government of the United States, and. hereby declare Kentucky to be A FREE AND INDEPENDENT STATE, clothed with all power to fix her own destiny, and to secure her own rights and liberties."The Plans of Provisional Government on pages six and seven outlines the operation of government, denoting the responsibilities and duties of the Executive and Legislative branches. Finally, a Message of the Governor to the Council is printed on pp. 9-16, and signed in type at the end. The message reviews first the national events which led to Southern secession, arguing that it was Lincoln and Congress which "broke the Constitution in every clause." The message continues with a description of recent events within the state, whereby the neutrality of the commonwealth was said to have been violated by the Unionists, though it was in fact Confederate General Leonidas Polk who initially ordered troops to occupy the strategic city of Columbus.The provisional government nev [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Novum Testamentum Graece.

      Coloniæ Agrippinæ, 1861. 674 pages pp. With an inscription in the book Rev. Thomas. From Miss Butch on the return from Jerusalem July 1864. Bound in olivewood from the Mount of Olive. In the mid 19th century a large limb fell and was bound into a few Bibles Very scarce kopy. Bound in a vetry fine half calf with raised bands and rich golddecoration and goldtext on spine, Boards of olive tree from the Mount of olives. 17051205

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        Schweizer-Reise. - Skizzenbuch. - (Album mit Original-Zeichnungen).

      O.O., zwischen 1855-1861. - Quer-4°. Leinenband der Zeit in Schuber. 26 Bleistiftzeichnungen zwischen 1855 u. 1861 und 1 (nicht datierte) Tuschzeichnung. Einige Bilder bezeichnet und datiert, eine monogrammiert "St. (?) G. und eine signiert G.(?) Elliot. Neben einer Küstenlandschaft, Häusern, Kirchen und See- u. Flusslandschaften einige bezeichnete Ortschaften und Berge, wie Lausanne, Bex, Dent du Midi, Seefeld am See, Engelberg-Thal mit Birstenstock, Seelisberg mit Urirothstock, Bex mit Les Diablerets und Cham mit Rigi [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Jews And The Fallacies Of The Talmud: The Arguments Against The Talmud Touching The Ten Commandments

      A. Ireland & Co [Printed By], 1861, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition, Signed by Author. SIGNED & DEDICATED BY THE AUTHORS 'Presented to Mr Henry Somerset as a token of his Christian love from his sincere friends Henry Ducat Aaron Sternberg Manchester 28th March 1860'. Book - in Good green boards, blind stamped decoration, gilt lettering and all edges gilt - slight marking to the boards and some wearing to the extreme corners and extreme ends of the spine. Contents, some grubbiness/some marking to the yellow paste downs and free front and rear end paper, slight browning to the first and last couple of pages & an occasional page otherwise clean and tightly bound. Scarce and even more so with its dedication and signature from the authors. Size: 5.75 inches tall by 3.5 inches. viii, vii, 85 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 200 grams. Category: Religion & Theology; Signed by Author. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 9092.

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        Origine de la maçonnerie Adonhiramite, ou nouvelles observations, critiques et raisonnées, sur la philosophie, les hiéroglyphes, les mystères, la superstition et les vices des mages: Précédée dun chapitre sur lEgypte ancienne et moderne : avec des remarques et des notes sur les historiens et la chronologie du monde : dédiée à Mgr. le Duc de Gowres, par lauteur du recueil précieux de la maçonnerie adonhiramite.

      Mit gefalt. gest. Tafel und gefalt. Tabelle. 6 Bll., 172 S., 2 Bll. Roter Maroquin des 19. Jhdts., mit Innenkantenverg. und Goldschnitt. 14 x 8 cm. Wolfstieg 33383 Caillet 4846 (für eine Parallelausgabe mit 164 S.) . - Mit dem schönen Wappenexlibris des Okkultisten Stanislas de Guaita (1861-1897). Der Anhänger Eliphas Levi wandte sich bald dem Satanismus zu, sein exzessiver Konsum von Morphium und Kokain mag seinen frühen Tod beschleunigt haben. - Aus der Charlesworth Masonic Library. - Mit der sonst praktisch nie vorhandenen Tafel (3 Rituale in der Loge zeigend) selten. Sehr schönes Exemplar!

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        Horae Societatis Entomologicae Rossicae. Vols 1-38

      St. Petersburg, 1861-1908. 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.

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        MANUSCRIPT ABSTRACT OF JOURNAL OF EXECUTIVE SESSION OF THE CONGRESS, C.S.A., FEBRUARY 27, 1861. COMMN TO EUROPEAN POWERS. FOR THE PRESIDENT.

      [Montgomery, Alabama: 1861 - Autograph Letter in the hand of Alex. B. Clitherall, Assistant, and signed "J.J. Harper, Secretary per Alex B. Clitherall Asst." Letter written by Clitherall, an Alabama lawyer who, among other duties, was assistant to Burton Harrison, Jefferson Davis's private secretary, in ink on recto of first leaf. Docketed in the probable hand of Harrison, as per title on separate leaf. Laid down. Very Good. "The Congress being in Executive Session Mr. Rhett from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, made the following report: 'The Committee on Foreign Affairs, to whom was referred the nominations by the President, of W. L. Yancey, P.A. Rost, and A. Dudley Mann as Commissioners to the European Powers, respectfully report, that they have had the same under consideration, and recommend that the Congress do advise and consent to the nominations of W.L. Yancey, and P.A. Rost,' "Which report was unanimously carried. "So the Congress does advise and consent that William L. Yancey of Alabama, and P.A. Rost of Louisiana, be commissioners to the European Powers, under the resolution of Congress of February 13th 1861. "I certify the above abstract to be correct. "J.J. Harper Secretary per Alex B. Clitherall Asst." Davis had sent a Message to Congress on February 26, 1861, recommending the appointment of Yancey of Alabama, Rost of Louisiana, and Mann, the apparently hapless Virginian. However, Mann would become Commissioner of the Confederate States of America for Belgium and the Vatican. Yancey and Rost would be replaced by Mason and Slidell, whose capture on a mission to Europe nearly started a war between the United States and England. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Om sjukskötsel. Hvad den är, och hvad den icke är. Öfversättning från engelska originalutgåvan 1860. Förord av Charles Dickson

      Bok. 1 svenska uppl. Göteborg 1861. 120 s. Förlagets klotband m.blindpressad dekor. Mycket gott skick.

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        Selecta Fungorum Carpologia, ea documenta et icones potissimum exhibens quae varia fructuum et seminum genera in eodem fungo simul aut vicissim adesse demonstrent.

      Parisiis, in Imperiali Typographeo excudebatur, 1861-1865. 3 volumes. Folio (355 x 260mm.). pp. xxviii, 242, with 2 vignettes and 5 engraved plates; pp. xix, (1), 319, with 2 vignettes and 34 engraved plates; pp. xvi, 221, with 2 vignettes and 22 engraved plates. Recent brown half morocco, gilt ornamented and lettered spines in 6 compartments. First and only edition of one of the rarest and most beautifully illustrated works on mycology. Louis René Tulasne and his brother Charles cooperated in a life-long study of botany. Charles was an artist of unusual dexterity, and he made the illustations of the above work. They represent the finest on the subject and have never been excelled, and are almost of a surrealistic nature. "Their magnum opus was the 'Selecta Fungorum Carpologia' in three magnificent quarto volumes published in 1861-1865, in which they demonstrated the pleomorphism of ascomycetes which had been denied by some contemporary mycologists. They depicted for the first time the conidia, perithecia, and asci of many important parasitic ascomycetes" (Reed. A short history of Plant Sciences p. 272). "Sehr selten in der lateinischen Erstausgabe. Die Tafeln von Charles Tulasne mit detaillierten Mikrozeichnungen zählen zu den feinsten Darstellungen der mykologischen Literatur" (Volbracht 2136). An English edition was published in 1931. A beautifully bound and fine copy from the libarary of Nils Fries with his bookplate. The present copy was sold to him by our company in 1975 and Prof. Fries had it attractively bound. Volumes 2 and 3 have the original printed wrappers bound in. Old library stamp on half titles.//Nissen BBI, 2010; Stafleu & Cowan, 15.315.

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        Francmaçonnerie. Tuileur général de la franc-maçonnerie ou Manuel de l'initié. Contenant: L'origine indentique de l'écossime et de Msiraïm, les nomenclatures de 75 maçonneries, 52 rites, 34 ordres dits maçonniques, 26 ordres androgynes, 6 académies maçonniques, etc., et de plus de 1400 grades. (Paris, Teissier - Saint-Denis - Typographie de A. Moulin): 2 ff. (faux-titre (celui-ci avec découpe au coin inférieur) & titre) + 395 p. (+1) Paris Teissier, 1861, Relié avec:Francmaçonnerie. Ordre Chapitral nouveau grade de Rose-Croix et l?analyse des 14 degrés qui le précèdent, etc. 1 f. de titre + 116 p. qqs taches vers la fin d?ouvrage,

      Paris, Collignon, s.d. (vers 1861), - gr. in-8vo, ticket de libraire à l?int. du 2ème plat ?Livres Anciens et modernes Dorbon Ainé . Paris?, reliure en d.-cuir rouge, dos à cinq nerfs, bel exemplaire. 1) Excellent ouvrage à consulter. C?est le tuileur le plus complet qui existe, et il a l?avantage de renfermer une foule de notes et d?éclaircissements historiques et philosophiques. (Caillet).2) Maitre secret. Origine de la Rose-Croix ou maçonnerie chrétienne. - Rose-Croix de la Nouvelle Atlantis de Bacon. Grade jésuite. - Rituel de l?ancien Rose-Croix français, etc.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Caillet 9105 / 2) 9091 (éd. de 1860). Wolfstieg: 33215.

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