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        JOURNAL OF THE STATE CONVENTION AND ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED IN JANUARY, 1861. WITH AN APPENDIX.

      Jackson: E. Barksdale, 1861. - 256pp. Inserted extra leaf between pp. 50 and 51. Large folding table. Modern three-quarter calf and marbled boards, spine gilt. Light soiling and foxing. Very good. Report of the proceedings of the Mississippi state convention in 1861 that voted for secession from the United States. With adopted ordinances of the new Confederate state, transcriptions of speeches, and a folded table of state census information for 1860. One leaf inserted after p. 50, as called for by Parrish & Willingham, revising the account of one of the votes. PARRISH & WILLINGHAM 3281.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Physiologie et pathologie de la vision binoculaire, suivies d'un aperçu sur l'appropriation de tous les instruments d'optique à la vision avec les deux yeux, l'ophthalmoscopie et la stéréoscopie

      IX, (1bl), 714, (2)pp. Paris, J.B. Baillière, 1861, in-8, IX, (1bl), 714, (2)pp, cartonnage moderne, couvertures originales imprimées rapportées sur les plats et au dos, 114 figures dans le texte. ENVOI signé de l'auteur à Émile Combes (1835-1921), membre de l'Institut ; il entreprit des études de médecine à Paris et soutient une thèse sur les Considérations contre l'hérédité des maladies en 1868. Il s'illustra par la suite dans la carrière politique, sous les présidences de Loubet et de Poincaré. Rare édition originale de cet ouvrage très approfondi sur la vision binoculaire et les instruments d'optiques ; l'ophtalmoscope binoculaire, invention de l'auteur (p. 674 et suiv.), Marc-Antoine "Félix" Giraud-Teulon (1816-1887), y est décrit pour la première fois. L'ophtalmoscope de Giraud-Teulon, consistait en un un miroir concave de 45mm de diamètre, avec deux prismes à l'arrière se rencontrant sur leurs angles aigus et deux prismes variables fixés du côte de l'observateur, l'un ayant une surface plane, l'autre convexe. Nachet emprunta son principe pour la fabrication son propre ophtalmoscope binoculaire. De par son utilisation peu commode, l'objet rencontra peu de succès : il sera de nouveau envisagé plusieurs années après, par Charles Schepens ("Un nouvel ophtalmoscope binoculaire pour l'examen du décollement de la rétine", Bulletin de la Société belge d'ophtalmologie, 1945). Bon exemplaire, non rogné. Hirsch II, 759. Schett, The Ophtalmoscope, p. 172 et suiv.

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        Erinnerung an Berlin.

      Berlin, Verlag von Carl Nöhring, o. J., nach 1861. Farbige Lithographien.19 Ansichten von Berlin. Im Zentrum stehend: Berlin vom Kreuzberge aus. Im Uhrzeigersinn: Königliches Schloß, Königs Palais, Neues Museum, Zeughaus, Brandenburger Thor, St. Jacobi-Kirche, Katholische Kirche, Krolls Etablissement, Königl. Schauspielhaus, Thierarzneischule, Universität, Bau Academie, Hof und Dom Kirche, Werdersche Kirche, Königl. Opernhaus, Neue Wache, Neues Museum (2), Palais des Prinz von Preußen, . 1 Blatt im Rahmen und mit Passepartout. Sichtbarer Blattbereich ca. 48 x 37 cm, mit Rahmen: ca. 75 x 64 cm. VERGLEICHE Ernst u. Laur-Ernst, Band 2, Seite 112, dort allerdings: Verlag: F. Sala in Berlin. Siehe Foto. Versand D: 5,90 EUR

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        The Life and Letters of Captain John Brown, Who Was Executed at Charlestown, Virginia, Dec. 2, 1859, For an Armed Attack Upon American Slavery; With Notices of Some of His Confederates

      London: Smith, Elder, and Co, 1861. Hardcover. Good +. 12mo. [1], xiv, 453 pages. Frontispiece albumen oval photograph of John Brown with facsimile inscription written below the photograph. Later recased green cloth hardcover with black title label on spine. New white end sheets. Frontispiece photograph page and title page have light scattered foxing. Upper corner closed edge tears to pages 21-25. No missing text. Not listed in Howes or Sabin.

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        Chemins de fer et santé publique hygiène des voyageurs et des employés

      314 pp Paris, Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie, 1861, in-8, 314 pp, demi-toile percaline bleu foncé à la bradel, Intéressante étude sur l'influence des chemins de fer sur la santé des voyageurs et des employés, comprenant des conseils d'hygiène. "Nous espérons prouver d'une manière irrécusable ces trois propositions : 1° Les effets des chemins de fers sur la santé générale, à part quelques circonstances exceptionnelles, sont des plus heureux. 2° Les accidents de toute nature sont infiniment plus rares pour les voyageurs sur les chemins de fer, que par tout autre genre de locomotion. 3° Leur influence sur la santé des employés de toutes catégories est très satisfaisante". L'auteur réfute spécialement les maladies qui touchent les mécaniciens. Prosper de Pietra Santa est né en 1820 et mort en 1898. D'origine corse, il termina ses jours à Saint-Cloud. Il est également l'auteur de L'association de protection sanitaire, sa raison d'être et ses statuts (1889) et des Climats du midi de la France (1862-1864). Cachet annulé de l'institut catholique de Paris et cachet de la bibliothèque des Liouville. Légères rousseurs éparses.

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        Les Paradis artificiels. Opium et haschisch.

      - Paris, Poulet-Malassis et de Broise, 1861. In-12, demi-chagrin aubergine de l'époque, dos à nerfs orné de fleurons dorés, titre doré, tranches mouchetées, (2) f., iv, 304, (1) p. de table. Édition originale, sous-titre de relais à la date de 1861. Le poète avait participé, très jeune, au "club des haschischins" qui se réunissait à l'Hôtel de Pimodan. Ses souvenirs occupent la première partie du livre. La seconde contient la recomposition libre et le commentaire des ‘Confessions d'un mangeur d'opium anglais’ de Thomas De Quincey. Si le hachisch fut pour Baudelaire une curiosité exotique, l’opium accompagna, au contraire, le traitement de ses souffrances. "Art poétique dissimulé, traité moral marqué d’anecdotes, ils sont la clef d’un monde où la volonté et la volupté entrent en concurrence pour que finalement triomphe une lumière supérieure qui refuse l’abandon trop facile à de fantasmagoriques jouissances. Et c’est le livre d’une poésie fondatrice" (Jean-Luc Steinmetz). Quelques rousseurs et brunissures. Bon exemplaire, relié à l’époque [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Traité pratique des affections nerveuses et chloro-anémiques considérées dans les rapports qu'elles ont entre elles

      VIII, 488 p. Paris, Adrien Delahaye, 1861, in-8, VIII, 488 p, demi-chagrin noir, dos à faux nerfs (rel. de l'époque), Première et unique édition de ce traité de neurologie sur les affections nerveuses. Il fut adressé à l'Académie de médecine pour le prix de Madame Bernard de Civireux, portant sur l'appréciation de "l'influence de la chloro-anémie sur la surexcitation nerveuse, sous le double rapport du diagnostique et du traitement". Ambroise Eusbène Mordret (1822-1904), originaire d'une famille de médecins du Mans, fils du chirurgien militaire Ambroise François Mordret, était chirurgien et médecin suppléant de l'asile des aliénés de la Sarthe. Il officiera en tant médecin-chef lors de la prise de Le Mans par l'armée prussienne et se verra récompensé par les insignes de chevalier de la Légion d'honneur. Il publia également plusieurs traités sur la mort subite, l'atrophie cérébrale et les affections nerveuses. Exemplaire en très bel état. Légers frottements aux coiffes.

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        REPORTS OF THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY TO THE CONVENTION OF THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS.CONTAINING THE MISSIONS TO SAN ANTONIO, TO RIO GRANDE, AND TO THE N.W. FRONTIER. GEN'L ROGER'S MISSION TO LOUISIANA, TO PROCURE ARMS, AND THE CONFERENCE OF THE SUB-COMMITTEE WITH THE LATE GOV. HOUSTON.

      Austin. . 1861 - 173pp. Modern brown three-quarter morocco, spine gilt. Titlepage tanned with some foxing; paper around imprint has been effaced, resulting in some small holes and the obscuring of the printers name. Foxing. Very good. This report provides a wealth of detail regarding the early days of the secession in Texas. Various reports describe in fascinating detail the handover of installations, weapons and other military stores from Federal troops in San Antonio and other Texas locations - the wide range of "acquired" booty includes furniture, weapons, building materials, and cash. The report also details the meeting between Governor Sam Houston and the "Public Safety Committee," in which the governor was effectively forced from office. An invaluable resource for the turbulent five weeks spanning February, 1861 in which the secession crisis came to a head. WINKLER 193. PARRISH & WILLINGHAM 4170. CRANDALL 2167.

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        REPORTS OF THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY TO THE CONVENTION OF THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS...CONTAINING THE MISSIONS TO SAN ANTONIO, TO RIO GRANDE, AND TO THE N.W. FRONTIER. GEN'L ROGER'S MISSION TO LOUISIANA, TO PROCURE ARMS, AND THE CONFERENCE OF THE SUB-COMMITTEE WITH THE LATE GOV. HOUSTON...

      Austin, 1861. 173pp. Modern brown three-quarter morocco and cloth, spine gilt. Titlepage tanned with some foxing; paper around imprint has been effaced, resulting in some small holes and the obscuring of the printer's name. Foxing. Else very good. This report provides a wealth of detail regarding the early days of the secession in Texas. Various reports describe in fascinating detail the handover of installations, weapons, and other military stores from Federal troops in San Antonio and other Texas locations - the wide range of "acquired" booty includes furniture, weapons, building materials, and cash. The report also details the meeting between Governor Sam Houston and the "Public Safety Committee," in which the governor was effectively forced from office. An invaluable resource for the turbulent five weeks spanning February 1861 in which the secession crisis came to a head. WINKLER 193. PARRISH & WILLINGHAM 4170. CRANDALL 2167.

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        Dresde - Paris - Montpellier (1860) [WITH] Dresde - Montpellier - Florence - Rome (1861). 2-vol. set (Complete) [WITH 43 MOUNTED ALBUMEN PRINTS] [INSCRIBED AND SIGNED]

      Published by the author, [Paris] 1861 - Quarto (8 7/8 x 5 3/4"). 49, [3]pp (Text), [24] leaves (Plates); 41, [7]pp (Text), [21] leaves (Plates). Contemporary gilt- and blind-stamped burgundy morocco, with gold lettering and decoration to spines, and initials (H. P.) to front covers. All edges gilt. Dentelles. Decorative endpapers. Original blue wrappers bound in. Ribbon marker in each volume. Both title pages inscribed and signed by the author to Madame Selim Bey. Title page of first volume in red and black lettering, and title page of second volume in gilt and red lettering. Engraved frontispieces. Léon Curmer (1801-1870) is a celebrated 19th-century French bookseller and publisher whose name remains attached to the outstanding quality of his illustrated works. Indeed, Curmer was one of the very first publishers to master the use of chromolithography to reproduce in full color old illuminated manuscripts, as well as the then new technique of photography.The 43 unidentified poems featured in this set have been associated with 43 albumen prints of famous Old Master paintings housed in the most prestigious museums and galleries of Dresde, Paris, Montpellier, Florence and Rome. Each painting seems to be in direct relation with the poem's subject. For instance, a poem introducing Jesus is facing an albumen print of Guido Reni's "Ecce Homo" (Vol. 1, page 13); a poem on Abraham's sacrifice is associated with a photograph of Andrea del Sarto's "Sacrifice of Abraham" (Vol. 1, page 19); another one on Virgin Mary and Child is facing Raphael's "Madonna della seggiola" (Vol. 2, page 13); a poem on Charles I and his family is associated with a photograph of engravings depicting the British monarch with his wife and children, after paintings by Anthony van Dyck (Vol. 2, page 35). The painters featured in this work represent some of the most seminal figures in Western art history, such as Raphael, Titian, Murillo, Rembrandt, Rubens, Holbein, Garofalo, and Veronese, among others.Most of the poems reflect Christian faith and spirituality, the remaining few dealing with historical figures (Charles I) and mythological characters (Venus).The size of the albumen prints varies from 2 x 2 1/4" to 4 3/4 x 3 3/4".Not in Vicaire. Vicaire (II, 1087 & 1088) only describes two later editions both published in 1863 by Auguste Aubry: 1) "Dresde - Rome - Montpellier," third edition limited to 209 numbered copies. [3] leaves, 93pp, [1] leaf (Text), [22] leaves (Hors-Text plates).2) "Dresde - Paris - Rome - Florence - Montpellier," third edition limited to 109 numbered copies, and five on Holland paper. [4] leaves, IIIpp, [2] leaves (Text), [26] leaves (Hors-Text plates).These two volumes contains the same photographs featured in our set as well as five extra.The other only known self-published copy of our set is at the Bibliothèque Nationale, whose bibliographic record does not indicate the number of photographs.Minor and sporadic foxing to very first leaves of second volume. Text in French. Bindings and interior in overall very good condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The Book of Household Management. Comprising information for the Mistress, Housekeeper, Cook, Kitchen-maid, Butler, Footman, Coachman, Valet, Upper & Under House-maids, Lady's Maid, Maid-of-all-Work, Laundry-Maid, Nurse & Nurse-maid, Monthly, Wet, & Sick Nurses, etc,etc.; Also, sanitary, Medical, & Legal Memoranda. With a History of the origin, Properties, and Uses of all Things connected with Home Life and Comfort.

      London, S. O. Beeton 1861 1st edition. Hardback, size approx 7.5 x 5 inches. Half bound in dark green cloth and red leather spine with gilt lettering and decoration. Red speckled edges. In very good condition. Some wear to boards, rubbing and bumped corners, minor marks, some rubbing and darkening to spine. Lacks free half of front endpaper. “W.H. Smith” label to front corner. - Earliest issues have Bouverie St, not Strand, on engraved titlepage. 1112pp; Colour pictorial title-page & 12 plates with 46 illustrations in all. Many wood-engraved text illustrations. Earliest issues have Bouverie St, not Strand, on engraved titlepage.

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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

      Ofen: K. ungar. Universitats-Buchdruckerei, 1861-1862. 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]).

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        Heinrich Heine\'s sämmtliche Werke. Band 1-22 in 11 Büchern

      Hamburg, Hoffmann und Campe, Hauptteil 1861-1865 (Briefe 1861/73; Supplement 1869). Rechtmäßige Originalausgabe 8°, 18 - 23,5 cm, gebunden, braunes Halbleder, mit goldgeprägtem Titel und Verzierungen auf dem Buchrücken, Einbanddeckel teils leicht beschabt, sonst aber in gutem Zustand Band 19-21= Briefe Erster bis Dritter Teil; Bd 22: Letzte Gedichte und Gedanken (Supplementband) aus dem Nachlass des Dichters BR18F4 Versand D: 5,00 EUR Literatur, sämtliche

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        Querschnitte von hundert Holzarten, umfassend die Wald- und Gartenbaumarten, so wie die gewöhnlichsten ausländischen Boskethölzer Deutschlands. Zur Belehrung für Forstleute, Landwirthe, Botaniker, Holztechnologen. In 3 Bänden (von 11). Jeweils komplett mit insgesamt 300 Tafeln mit je einem montiertem Org.-Holzmuster.

      Stuttgart und Tübingen (Bd. 2: Augsburg), Cotta, 1852-1861. - Kl.-Oktav. Rückenbroschuren in zeitgenössischen Halbleder-Kassetten mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln und -vergoldung. Nur leicht berieben, Vorderdeckel von Bd. 3 jedoch gelöst. Jeweils in Pappschuber. 18 S.; 1 Bl., VI, 36; 110 S., die Broschuren etwas braunfleckig, Musterkarten nur vereinzelt gering fleckig, teils mit Marginalien von alter Hand. Exlibris in vorderen Innendeckeln. Drei der Specimen mit größeren Ausbrüchen und lose in entsprechender Klappkarte liegend. Insgesamt jedoch ausgesprochen wohlerhalten. Erste Ausgabe. Selten. – Mantel II, 58. Pritzel 6731 (nur Tl. III). Stafleu/C. III, 762. Junk, 50 Jahre Antiquar, S. 332. – Botanisches Anschauungswerk mit hauchdünnen Furnierplättchen mit in- und ausländischen Hölzern. Die ersten drei der im Takt mehrerer Jahre bis 1888 auf 11 Bände erweiterten Holzmusterfolge. Vollständige Reihen sind weltweit nur in wenigen Bibliotheken nachweisbar. „Das Gebiet wird von einer Publikation beherrscht, die in ihrer Vollständigkeit einzigartig ist. Seit Jahren habe ich kein vollständiges Exemplar von diesem schönen Werk gesehen" (Junk). Die BSB München besitzt offenbar nur den ersten Band. Die originalen Dünnschliffpräpärate sind jeweils in lose Doppelblättchen mit ovalen Sichtlöchern für das Durchlicht-Mikroskop montiert. Die Kärtchen handschriftlich numeriert. In Band 2 ein mehrfach gefaltetes Blatt „Schlüssel zur Untersuchung der zweihunder tHolzarten des I. und II. Bandes" lose beiliegend. Jedes Blatt trägt oben links einen ovalen Aufkleber mit lat. Namensbezeichnung des Holzes. Einige Tafeln verso gestempelt: „Nordlinger. Preismedaille IV. London. Ausstellung 1851". – Siehe auch die Position 41 dieses Kataloges. 3000 g

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        Ueber einen neuen Respirations-Apparat. Pres. copy

      Munich: Verlag der k. Akademie, 1861. Pettenkofer, Max Josef von (1818-1901). Ueber einen neuen Respirations-Apparat. Offprint from Abh. k. bayer. Akad. Wiss. 9 (1861). 4to. 48pp. 3 fold. lith. plates, text illustrations. Munich: Verlag der k. Akademie, 1861. 282 x 215 mm. Modern quarter morocco, marbled boards in period style; original printed front wrapper bound in. Lightly browned, front wrapper a little soiled, a few edges sl. frayed, but very good. Pettenkofer’s presentation inscription to Dr. Ernst Buchner (1812-70) on front wrapper: “Herrn Professor Dr. Ernst Buchner, freundschaftlich, der Verfasser.” Bookplate of Herbert M. Evans (1882-1971), discoverer of Vitamin E; see Garrison-Morton.com 1055. First Edition of what appears to be Pettenkofer’s first account of his respiratory apparatus, predating Garrison-Morton.com 937 and 938. Pettenkofer created the science of experimental hygiene, spending the greater part of his career investigating the effects of physiological and environmental factors on health. In 1860 or 1861 he invented an airtight metallic respiratory apparatus, with which he performed the first combined feeding-respiration experiments. Pettenkofer’s device, illustrated on the plates, “comfortably housed a human subject or large experimental animal for a given period while the gaseous exchange and all bodily gains or losses were measured exactly. Thus, in collaboration with Carl Voit, one of his earliest pupils, Pettenkofer established many basic nutritional facts, such as the dietetic requirements of normal people at rest and in various activities, the vital necessity of adequate protein intake, the protein-sparing properties of carbohydrate and fat during starvation, and the need of the diabetic for extra protein and fat to replace unused carbohydrate” (Dictionary of Scientific Biography). The offprint of Pettenkofer’s paper was apparently published before its appearance in the journal volume, which was not issued until 1863. The recipient of this copy, Ernst Buchner, was a colleague of Pettenkofer at Munich; see Hirsch.

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        TOM BROWN AT OXFORD

      1861 - By the Author of "Tom Brown's School Days." In Three Volumes. Cambridge: Macmillan and Co., 1861. 1 page Vol II undated ads, 24 pp Vol III ads dated "15.10.61." Original royal blue cloth. First English Edition. This was Hughes's sequel to TOM BROWN'S SCHOOL DAYS, which had appeared in 1857. Just as Hughes had exposed some of the worst evils of the public school system in the earlier book (he specifically had in mind Rugby, which he had attended), so he tried to assail higher education in the present novel -- albeit less successfully. ~Sadly, TOM BROWN AT OXFORD was issued in Macmillan's "Cambridge blue" binding (also called "Kingsley style," as the first title so bound was WESTWARD HO!); this is a notoriously fragile binding that is seldom able to survive the past 150+ years in anything approaching original condition. However this set, complete with the ad catalogue that appears only in some copies, is in very good-plus condition: there is generally-minor edge-wear at the extremities and a few of the original pale-peach endpapers are (as usual) cracked. Sadleir 1234 (with ads in Vol I); Wolff 3331 (with ads in Vol III); Quayle BOYS' STORIES pp 113-114. Housed in three (somewhat scuffed) morocco-backed slipcases. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Vicenza e il suo territorio

      Corona e Caimi, 1861. 4to (cm. 26,6), 326 pp., 3 cc.nn. Ritratto f.t. su cartoncino del Trissino e num.se ill.ni n.t. Legatura coeva in mz. tela con fregi e titolo oro al ds. (minimi segni di usura). Bell’esemplare. Edizione originale rara. Non in Lozzi.

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        \"Cichorien-Caffe-Fabrik - Gebr. Wickert & Weysser Durlach\". Das Werbeplakat zeigt mittig eine große Gesamtansicht der Fabrikanlage mit Blick auf den Turmberg in Durlach.

       Farblithographie von C. Heilig, Karlsruhe, dat. 1861, 51 x 38,5 cm. Nicht bei Schefold. - Das dekorative Werbeblatt zeigt 2 Medaillons mit dem Porträt von Großherzog Friedrich sowie dem Durlacher Wappen, Auszeichnungen der Firma für verschiedene Kaffe- und Moccasorten, darunter ein Wappen und Verzierungen. - Sehr selten. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Baden-Württemberg, Brauchtum, Plakat, Werbung

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        A Finely Bound Set Of Works; New America 2 Volumes, Free Russia 2 Volumes, Personal History of Lord Bacon 4 Volumes, The Switzers 1 Volume, History of William Penn 1 Volume, White Conquest 2 Volumes, Royal Windsor 4 Volumes, Her Majesty's Tower 4 Volumes, History of Two Queens 4 Volumes, Spiritual Wives 2 Volumes, The Holy land 2 Volumes.

      Various London publishers and editions 1861 - 1880. 25 volumes, uniformly bound in contemporary half morocco and green marbled boards, top edges gilt, spines with raised bands and gilt in compartments, title and date lettered in gilt on spines, spines faded otherwise a very good attractive set.

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        Wandtafelwerk - Blatt 23: Heldenplatz.

      Wien, k.k. Hof- u. Staatsdruckerei, o. J. Farbige OLithographie. ca. 66,2 x 88,3 cm. Mit zwei Originalösen zur Aufhängung. - Ecken fachmänisch restauriert. - Moll, (1861 - 1945), studierte an der Akademie der bildenden Künste in Wien bei C. Griepenkerl, Schüler und Freund E. J. Schindlers, dessen Frau er nach dessen Tod heiratete (dadurch auch Stiefvater von Alma Mahler-Werfel). 1897 Mitbegründer der Wiener Secession, aus der er 1905 mit der Klimt-Gruppe austrat. Unterstützte die Klimt-Gruppe bis 1912 als künstlerischer Leiter der Galerie Miethke in Wien, organisierte mehrere Ausstellungen ausländischer Künstler in Wien und widmete sich anschließend wieder verstärkt der Malerei. In dieser Zeit entstanden großformatige Farblithographien und -holzschnitte. - Schönes, farbfrisches Plakat. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Kunst; Kunsthandwerk

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        Storia di Milano dall'origine ai nostri giorni e cenni storico-statistici sulle città e province lombarde...

      Pirotta, 1861-1884. Otto parti legate in quattro volumi di cm. 18, pp. 2.500 ca. complessive. Con una grande carta geografica incisa e più volte ripiegata fuori testo. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in mezza pelle, dorsi a nervi con titoli, fregi e filetti in oro. Esemplare fresco e genuino, in eccellente stato di conservazione. Prima edizione di quest'opera in cui Cusani offre un ampio panorama su avvenimenti storici, artistici, letterari, e scientifici che hanno caratterizzato la città di Milano. Cfr. cat. Hoepli 656. Non comune soprattutto in tale stato di conservazione e ben legato come il presente esemplare.

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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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        Certificate for the Dutch steam frigate Evertsen leaving the harbour of Port Mahon.

      Menorca, La ilustre junta provincial de Sanidad de la isla de Menorca, 1861.Broadsheet. With on recto a filled-out form with woodcut plan of Port Mahon within a decorative border and on verso 3 handwritten declarations, signed by officers with official stamps. Ca. 42,5 x 30,5 cm.The steam frigate Evertsen counted 432 men under the command of Captain Martin C. van Vreeland. In the summer of 1860 a large number of the men aboard contracted a contagious eye disease while at anchor in the port of Toulon. In October, the frigate sailed to Port Mahon in Menorca, one of the Balearic Islands located in the Mediterranean Sea, hoping the sailors would recover. This certificate was issued when the frigate left Port Mahon, five months later in good health. With statesment by the French viceconsul B. Vales, the British consul Edmund Peel and the Portuguese consul Joao Flaguer. - A fascinating historical document with a nice plan of the port of Mahon. - Rare.

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        The History of England, Speeches, Critical Essays, Miscellaneous (14 volumes)

      Longman, Green, Longman and Roberts 1861 - Works of Macaulay in 14 volumes. Handsome set with tooled leather spines and marbled boards. A beauty for the bookcase. Finely tooled gilt designs to spine and cover borders. Yellow-dyed page ends. Clean, unmarked, unopened interiors. Covers show remarkably little wear, with spine gilt sharp and clear. Minor rubbing to edges and a few volumes have a spot or two. Please arrange for shipping. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Guide : Lillywhite Guide for 1861,14th Edition (Smith 15/24)

      Hi, Here we have an 1861 Lillywhite Guide. 14th Edition but Smith #15 (this is where the editions get confusiong). It is bound in green with gilt to the front without covers but otherwise complete. Plenty of spotting but nice enough inside. Has the Appendix on Page 117 (hence Smith 15 not 14). It is a tiny book with bright pages and hard to find.

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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 - 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Woman In White.

      London: Sampson Low, 1861. First Single Volume edition, first Illustrated Edition, with a new preface by the author. Octavo, pp.viii; 494; [1], advertisement; [1], blank. With photogravure frontispiece of Collins plus engraved title page. Bound in original blind-stamped purple cloth with gilt title panel to spine, coated yellow endpapers. With a publisher's prospectus for '12 Great Battles of England' tipped to flyleaf. Internally clean, faint name to second blank, bookseller blind-stamp and ticket to endpapers, contents shaken within case, cloth faded to brown at spine and extremities, gilt dulled to backstrip, moderate wear to same with spine tips frayed. A very good copy. Collins's epistolary novel is considered to be amongst the earliest pieces of mystery fiction, and is certainly a fine piece of 'shocker' writing. You can't go wrong with a sinister warning from a seemingly mad woman encountered in Hampstead (a daily event these days), a bit of a mismatched love story and a shady character who goes by the truly fantastic name of Sir Percival Glyde. Admittedly in later years it has been overshadowed by the horrific spectre that is Andrew Lloyd Webber, but despite such attacks the original tale holds up remarkably well.

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        Regulations for the Army of the Confederate States, and For the Quartermaster's Department and Pay Department

      Richmond: Ritchie & Dunnavant, 1861. First Edition. Stiff wraps. Very good. 8vo. 135pp. Flexible light blue cloth covered binding. Slight rubs to cloth at extremities. A bit of cosmetic wear to rear cover. Small reddish stain on the right side margin from pages 131-135 and on the margin of the rear blank end sheet. This scarce imprint has a pencil signature of Brig. Gen. S Price CSA on the right front end sheet. This signature has not been authenticated. No provenance for this copy has been established. Parrish & Willingham 2374.

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        Land Grant

      - SIGNED "John Tyler" (by his son and White House Secretary, Robert Tyler) 22" x 28.5" on Vellum with magnificent scribing. Great Seal affixed and attractive. Professionally cleaned and flattened, though discernible folds into sixths are still visible. Scalloped along the bottom. THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA emblazoned across the top in red, orange and black. With original wrapper defining the contents(William Russell Assignee of Christopher Barhart, Patent for 640 acres of land. [This tract actually contains but 633 15/100 acres] This is Survey No. 1861). Some discoloration along the fold lines but this is fine manuscript which would be a majestic wall hanging in any library. John Tyler (March 29, 1790 - January 18, 1862) was the 10th President of the United States. He was also Vice President for a brief one month when President William Henry Harrison died in office and he ascended to the position. Tyler was an ardent force for the Manifest Destiny of the U.S. and the Independant Republic of Texas was annexed during his tenure.Tyler's eldest son Robert (1816 - 1877) moved into the White House with his wife and served as his father's personal secretary. During the Civil War he chose to side with his native Virginia and became Register of the Treasury for the Confederacy. After the War he moved to Montgomery, Alabama where he became the Democratic State Chairman and editor of several newspapers. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A STAGE COACHMAN (3 VOLUMES, COMPLETE) SIGNED BY HIS GRACE THE DUKE OF BEAUFORT

      Hurst Blackett Publishers, London 1861 - Each of the three volumes in rich, full calf, ruled in gilt, decorated spines, with contrasting brown and red volume and title labels. Midnight blue endpapers, top edges bright gilt, and pastedowns bordered with gilt inside dentelles. Some rubbing, minor chipping and evidence of past repairs to spine. Each of the three volumes in rich, full calf, ruled in gilt, decorated spines, with contrasting brown and red volume and title labels. Midnight blue endpapers, top edges bright gilt, and pastedowns bordered with gilt inside dentelles. A series of delightful and highly informative vignettes on carrages, coaching, and driving.INSCRIPTION (faded): "To James Witherington from his sincere friend and well-wisher Beaufort, April 29, 1861.Cheltenham, Badminton. This is almost certainly His Grace, The (Eighth) Duke of Beaufort (Henry Charles Fitzroy Somerset, member of Parliament, soldier, and twice Master of The Horse. It is said that Beaufort, more than anyone, was responsible for promoting and popularizing the sport of coaching and driving, and especially its eventual export to the United States. Somerset, went on to conceive and launch the 29-volume "Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes", issued between 1885, beginning with "Hunting", and concluding with "Motors and Motor-Driving" in 1902. Volume I bears the bookplate of Emily O'Neill (formerly Vanderbilt) Davies, a thrice-married-and-divorced socialite who took her own life at the Dead Horse Ranch near Las Vegas, New Mexico in 1935. [Attributes: First Edition; 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.

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        Die Fabrication des Papieres aus Stroh, Heu, Holz, Brennesseln, Ginster, Baumblaettern, Quecke, Farrenkraut, Maulbeerblaetteren, Aloe, Palmen, Spart, Leder, Torf und vielen anderen Substanzen im Grossen nach zahlreichen Versuchen beschrieben und mit 300 Mustern von verschiedenen Papiersorten bewiesen, nebst einer Beschreibung der Papierfabrikation im Allgemeinen mit 24 Abbildungen für Fabrikanten und alle Freunde der Fortschritte in Cultur und Industrie. Zweite sehr vermehrte und verbesserte Auflage

      308 numbered mounted paper samples (a very few slightly chipped, several a little creased) & 24 illus. on eight folding lithographed plates. 4 p.l., vii, xxxi, 229 pp.; 1 p.l., one leaf of errata, 253 pp., one blank leaf. 8vo, cont. half-sheep & cloth (minor browning, offsetting from the samples), flat spines gilt. Cologne: D. Schauberg; Dresden: A. Rudel, "General-Agent der Papierfabrikation in Deutschland"; Paris: "Bureau du Journal des Fabricants de Papier," 1861. Second edition, greatly enlarged and improved, of one of the most important and rarest of all papermaking books; I have been looking and waiting for a copy of this book for many years. This is apparently the sixth known copy. The first edition was published in 1838 in one volume with 160 samples only; it is also very rare. Our copy of the second edition also contains the very rare supplement - pages [249]-253 and ten additional paper specimens - which is not present in the copy at the Deutsches Museum in Munich. Piette's work was the first papermaking manual to be concerned with the chemistry of paper. As the printed industry outstripped the supply of rags, mills were forced to close down, and rag collecting became a fine art. The increasingly urgent search for new papermaking substances produced a literature all of its own. In 1827, Piette (1803-62), a native of Belgium, took over the paper making factory started by his father in Dillingen and performed many experiments using different materials to produce various suitable kinds of paper. He operated the mill from 1819 to 1854. The present work is the result of his investigations: it contains 308 mounted samples of paper consisting chiefly of paper made from various kinds of straw (rye, wheat, barley, oats, peas, beans, lentils, and corn), singly or in combination. Some are mixed with hay and/or rags; some are bleached or colored. All the specimens are in fine and fresh condition. "This work is a natural outgrowth of the first similar one by this author [he is referring to the 1838 edition]. In it he describes the new processes, rotating boilers, etc.; he also introduces an account of new paper materials and correctly enlarges upon old one. This part of the work alone is in every way excellent. But the highest merit lies in its illustrations by specimens. Of these there are more than three hundred. And by leaving out different degrees of bleaching of the same material, and introducing a large number of new substances, the total value is greatly increased. Besides the large number of straw papers, there are a dozen specimens of wood paper. Pine cones, leaves of trees, etc., are represented. Among the new materials we find Jute, Yucca, Pisang, Palmetto, Aloe, and others. Finally, there are fourteen specimens of paper made from leather, either without addition or with various additions of different materials. It is needless to dwell upon the value of this book to the paper maker."-Ringwalt, American Encyclopaedia of Printing, p. 351. "Louis Piette followed in the footsteps of noted papermaking researchers of the 18th century…These early attempts, however, were not as successful as the finished papers made by Louis Piette. The significance of Piette's investigations is very simple: his papers made from straw remain clean and almost as pliable as comparable papers made from rag…Piette's papers, moreover, really are straw papers, without mixing in small amounts of flax fibers. Piette's experiments showed a great understanding of papermaking from a production standpoint, and, with the increase use of the fourdrinier machine, his work led directly into the use of esparto grass prior to the discovery of chemical bleaching for soft- and hardwood paper manufacture…By the 1860's, the age of modern machine papermaking was at hand, and Piette's earlier papermaking experiment showed how well he understood the future of papermaking."-The Paper Trail. Quarterly Newsletter of the Robert C. Williams American Museum of Papermaking (Vol. 2, Nos. 1 &2, January- March & April-June 2004). The folding lithographed plates depict papermaking machinery and the fibers of various plants. Very good copy. According to WorldCat, the other copies are located at Dublin, the Deutsches Museum (lacking the supplement and additional specimens), the University of Pennsylvania, Melbourne, and Leipzig. I do not know if these other recorded copies have the supplement and additional specimens.

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        Silas Marner: The Weaver of Raveloe

      London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1861. First edition. 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.

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        The County of Dorsett

      Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.: John Bower Nichols and Sons, 1861. Copyright date is 1861, Third Edition. Compiled from the Best and Most Ancient Historians, Inquitiones Poest Mortem, and Other Valuable Records and Mss. in the Public Offices and Libraries, and in Private Hands. With a Copy of Domesday Book and the Inquisitio Gheldi for the County: Interspersed with Some Remarkable Particulars of Natural History; And Adorned with a Correct Map of the County, and Views of Antiquities, Seats of the Nobility and Gentry, &. Westminster: Printed by John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1861-1863-1868. Third edition, corrected, augmented, and improved. Four folio volumes. cxlvi, 722; [6], 862; [6], 755; [4], 534, clxiv pages. Contemporary half leather over textured cloth. Rubbing on covers, affecting leather. Joints and hinges starting or cracking and loose . Edges tinted red. Light scattered foxing, heavier in certain places within all volumes. Occasional thumbsoiling. Volume I has front board and first three pages and backstrip detached, ink ownership signature on front free endpaper. Overall, very good BECAUSE OF WIEGHT THESE VOLUMES ONLY WILL BE CHARGED SHIPPING PLEASE WAIT FOR INVOICE.. 3rd Edition. Half-Leather. Very Good/no dust Jacket. 113/4 x 17 3/4. Collectible.

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        Sketching Rambles; or, Nature in the Alps and Alpennines By Agnes and Maria E Catlow Illustrated by twenty views

      London, James Hogg & Sons [1861]. Hard Cover. Two volumes: xii, 374, [2] p. (ads); viii, 368 p., 2 color lithographs (frontispieces), 18 tinted litograph plates; 20 cm. Victorian women travelers, the Catlow sisters painted as they traveled through Switzerland and Italy. Bound in original marbled-paper covered boards, rebacked in gold-tooled leather; very good. Stock#OB494.

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        Correspondence Respecting Affairs in China 1859 - 60.

      London.: Printed by Harrison and Sons.. 1861.. 275pp, attractively bound in modern light blue paper covered boards with contrasting blue cloth spine. 32.5 x 21.5cm. The correspondence bound into this volume by such leading figures as Lord Elgin, his brother Mr {Frederick William Adolphus] Bruce, Lord J. Russell, Earl Cowley and Colonel Foley, reflect a particularly significant and difficult period in Chinese-British relations. A fascinating volume in which the history of this turbulent year, the end of the Second Opium War, the on-going Taiping Rebellion and the sacking of Yuanming Yuan to name some of the events unfold as you read. It includes a discussion of troop and naval movements, Tientsin and concern about the possibility of the rebels (Taipings) attacking Shanghai. The attack of course took place and further into the volume an extract from a report from Mr Bruce to Lord J. Russell in which Bruce discusses the Taipings organisation during their surprise attack appears. Bruce gives a short description of the "system of terror" they employed and then reports that Heng-jin [Hong Xiuquan] sent the missionaries "in manuscript a pamphlet which has made a considerable impression upon them". It is clear that Mr Bruce is not a supporter of Heng-jin commenting "I rather look upon his pamphlet as a crafty device to conciliate the support and sympathy of the missionary body at the time when the insurgents meditated the seizure of Shanghai.//In this he has been partially successful. The English missionaries still look to him as the instrument by which a revival and purification of religion among the insurgents may be brought about". Correspondence relating to the sacking of Yuanming Yuan including the report of "the treacherous murder of the English prisoners" appears in the latter section of the volume. Throughout and on every subject runs the difficulties as perceived by the British of dealing with the Chinese authorities. The correspondence in this volume reads with an immediacy that is both a pleasure - and fascinating -to read. An important primary source. .

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        The Autobiography of a Seaman. 2 Vols.

      Richard Bentley, London 1861 - Vol. 1, 1st edition; Vol 2, 1861, 2nd edition. 1860-1861. 2 vols. 4 maps (3 folding). Late 19th Century half calf. A fine set in handsome binding. Size: 8vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Harper's Weekly, bound volume for 1861

      New York: Harper Brothers, 1861. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Original bound volume for the year 1861. Folio in dark brown cloth gilt, 832 pp., illustrated. Good copy, binding somewhat worn but intact, lacks rear flyleaf, contents good to very good, moderate edgewear to first thirty pages and last several pages, occasional wear, finger soil and foxing to interior pages but collated complete. Both inner and outer hinges with signs of repair. Occassional chipping to the top edge of pages. The map of the Southern States at p. 717 is present but is worn with outer wear and tears to folds, etc., however it is complete. The double-page Bombardment of Fort Sumter plate is tipped-in, not bound, so the fold is smooth and unharmed and without any holes. There is some light soil to the margins, otherwise the plate is in excellent condition. A handsome volume, the first of the famous Harper's Weekly volumes to cover the Civil War.

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        Le Héraut d'armes : revue illustrée de la noblesse

      - Le Héraut d'armes, Paris Novembre 1861 - Mai 1877, 18,5x28,5cm, 2 volumes reliés. - Originale, uno dei pochi esemplari Holland è alcuna menzione Edition. Leganti mezzo angoli bordeaux dolore, leggermente indietro passato cinque fasce stabilite con reti d'oro con piccole tracce di sfregamento, una piccola coda mancanza marginale posteriore del secondo volume, alcuni graffi sul marmo piatto, risguardi e contreplats di carta fatta a mano, angoli urtato. Voce decorato con molte figure in-testo che rappresenta stemmi. Qualche piccolo foxing senza gravità, testimoni conservati. Rare grande copia cartacea della rivista trattare con nobile genealogia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des rares exemplaires sur Hollande dont il n'est fait nulle mention. Reliures en demi chagrin bordeaux à coins, dos légèrement passés à cinq nerfs sertis de filets dorés comportant de petites traces de frottements, un infime manque marginal en queue du dos du second volume, quelques épidermures sur les plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, coins émoussés. Ouvrage orné de nombreuses figures in-texte représentant des blasons.Quelques petites rousseurs sans aucune gravité, témoins conservés. Rare exemplaire en grand papier de cette revue traitant de généalogie nobiliaire.

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

      1861/ 1870 (3rd.ed.).. 4 vols; Folio. Maroon hf calf binding gt. Spines a little bit rubbed. Nice clean copy inside with just 2 plates and one text page slightly marked, and hardly any foxing. One plate margins a bit chipped / sl. darkened. Very good set. Approx. .124 steel-engr.plates / plans, etc., all present as called for. Although stating on the title page that a map is present, this does not seem to have been issued with the third edition (see Squibb: The Plates in Hutchins' History of Dorset). NOT bound in here are the introductory pages and notes relating to earlier editions.

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        Reise nach Madagaskar. Nebst einer Biographie der Verfasserin nach ihren eigenen Aufzeichnungen.

      Wien, C. Gerold`s Sohn, 1861. 2 Bände. LVI, 176 s., 1 Bl. / 200 S. 8°, OBroschur Brandt/Kainbacher 131,2. Kinbacher 313. Henze IV, 93 F. Wiener Geschichtsbll. 3/96, S. 147-162. - Buchblock unbeschnitten und teils unaufgeschnitten, Umschlag mit kleinen Stauchungen, tls. etwas altersleckig. - Wie ein Junge erzogen, wurde Ida Pfeiffer in eine Vernunftehe gepresst, und erst mit 45 Jahren konnte sie beginnen, sich ihren Wunsch, Weltreisen zu unternehmen, zu erfüllen. Sie war eine der ersten Frauen, die alleine auf Weltreisen gingen. Diese finanzierte sie sich durch die Publikation ihrer Reiseberichte. Die Reise nach Madagaskar verlief dramatisch, denn sie wurde aus politischen Gründen zum Tode verurteilt, dann begnadigt und der Insel verwiesen. Sie starb 1858 an einer Fiebererkrankung, die sie sich auf der Rückreise zugezogen hatte. Den Reisebericht nach Madagaskar veröffentliche ihr Sohn posthum.

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