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        On the origin of species by means of natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life.

      London, John Murray 1861 - 8vo in 12s, (200 x 124 mm), with a folding diagram, a very clean, bright copy, tight in its binding, original publisher's cloth. Third edition of the single most important biological book ever published. 'The publication of the Origin of species ushered in a new era in our thinking about the nature of man. The intellectual revolution it caused and the impact it had on man's concept of himself and the world were greater than those caused by the works of Copernicus, Newton, and the great physicists of more recent times ? Every modern discussion of man's future, the population explosion, the struggle for existence, the purpose of man and the universe, and man's place in nature rests on Darwin' (Ernst Mayr).The third edition appeared in April 1861, 2,000 copies being printed. The binding is the same as that of the two previous editions, but again differing in small details. It was extensively altered, and is of interest for the addition of a table of differences between it and the second edition, a table which occurs in each subsequent edition, and also for the addition of the historical sketch. This sketch, which was written to satisfy complaints that Darwin had not sufficiently considered his predecessors in the general theory of evolution, had already appeared in a shorter form in the first German edition, as well as in the fourth American printing where it is called a preface; both of these appeared in 1860. Asa Gray wrote to Darwin on Feb. 20 that he had delivered to Appleton 'Historical paper' There is also a postscript on page xii. This concerns a review of the earlier editions by Asa Gray which had appeared in the Atlantic Monthly in 1860, and as a pamphlet paid for by Darwin, in 1861. This edition has one leaf of advertisements which is part of the book (2A6). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Plan manuscrit colorié du Domaine de Puygueraud situé dans les communes de Baurech et Tabanac dressé d'après les documents fournis par Mme Vve Sorbé en 1861 [ Avec : ] Extrait du Plan Cadastral de la Commune de Baurech en janvier 1881. Détail des circuits d'irrigation sur 4 bassins [ On joint : ] Un calque du précédent plan et un plan de Bridat, à Baurech, levé en 1932

      1861. Lot de 4 plans concernant la commune de Baurech (Gironde), tels que décrits : Plan manuscrit colorié du Domaine de Puygueraud situé dans les communes de Baurech et Tabanac dressé d'après les documents fournis par Mme Vve Sorbé en 1861, 1 plan entoilé manuscrit à l'encre et rehaussé à l'aquarelle, format 101,5 x 72 cm, plan au 1/2500e détaillant les surfaces et les cultures (Vignes, Bois Taillis, Pré, Joualles, Châtaigneraie, Oseraie, etc...). Etat : anciennes traces de restauration sur deux déchirures sans manque, qq. accrocs anciens sans manques [ Avec : ] Extrait du Plan Cadastral de la Commune de Baurech. Détail des circuits d'irrigation sur 4 bassins, 1 plan entoilé manuscrit à l'encre et rehaussé à l'aquarelle, format 67 x 75 cm, plan au 1/2500e détaillant les circuits d'irrigation, les contenances et les propriétaires [ On joint : ] Un calque du précédent plan et un plan succinct de Bridat, à Baurech, levé en 1932 Très beau plan de géomètre d'époque détaillant les parcelles relevant du Domaine de Puygueraud, lequel s'étendait alors sur plus de 85 hectares (sur les lieux - dits de Puygueraud, Roubric, Caussour, Lassalle, Bridat, Senquez, Saint Aloye, La Palu, Petit Goutey, Grand Goutey, La Lande, au Catoye, au Fraîche, etc...). On y joint un bel extrait de plan cadastral donnant le détail des circuits d'irrigation sur une partie de la commune de Baurech, ainsi qu'un calque de ce dernier et un plan succinct du lieu - dit Bridat, à Baurech, levé en 1932. Français

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      Columbia, S.C.:: Southern Guardian Steam-Power Press,. 1861. pp [91]-138 [as issued]. Disbound, lightly toned, Very Good. [offered with] MINUTES OF THE FORTY-SECOND ANNIVERSARY OF THE STATE CONVENTION OF THE BAPTIST DENOMINATION IN S.C., HELD AT GREENVILLE, JULY 25TH-28TH, 1862. TOGETHER WITH AN ABSTRACT OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF FURMAN UNIVERSITY, HELD AT THE SAME TIME AND PLACE. Columbia, S.C.: Published for the Convention, by E.R. Stokes. Printed at the Southern Guardian Office. 1862. pp [2], [139]-176 [as issued]. Disbound, loosened, moderately spotted. Good+. [offered with] MINUTES OF THE 43d AND 44th ANNIVERSARIES OF THE STATE CONVENTION OF THE BAPTIST DENOMINATION IN S.C., HELD AT DARLINGTON, JULY 24TH-27TH, 1863, AND AT GREENVILLE, JULY 29TH TO AUGUST 1ST, 1864. Columbia, S.C.: Steam Power Press of F.G. DeFontaine & Co. 1864. pp [2], [177]-214 [as issued]. Toned, disbound, Very Good. Three Confederate imprints, illuminating the doings of South Carolina's Baptist Church during the War. Ministers and their churches are listed, activities of the Convention and its Committees are reported, assistance rendered to the troops in the field is recounted. Parrish & Willingham 8246, 8247, 8248.

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        Leçons de chimie professées en 1860 [et 1861]

      Paris, Librairie Hachette, 1861-1862. 2 ouvrages en 1 volume in-8 de (4), VIII, 306, (4) pages, puis (4), V, (1), 254, (2) pagess et 1 planche repliée demi-basane aubergine de l'époque, dos orné de filets 1861-1862, 1861-1862, , 2 ouvrages en 1 volume in-8 de (4), VIII, 306, (4) pages, puis (4), V, (1), 254, (2) pagess et 1 planche repliée, demi-basane aubergine de l'époque, dos orné de filets, Première édition des deux premières années des conférences des membres de la jeune Société chimique de Paris fondée, plutôt confidentiellement, en 1857. Dumas en devint président en en 1859, Pasteur et Cahours vice-présidents, et Wurtz secrétaire. A partir de 1860, cette société deviendra le centre, en France, des recherches sur la théorie atomique et la chimie organique. On nombre des articles, on compte deux importantes leçons de Pasteur, une première de 1860, "Recherches sur la dissymétrie des produits organiques naturels", et une seconde en 1861 sur la Génération spontanée ; une "Histoire des radicaux organiques" de Cahours ; une "Histoire générale des glycols" de Wurtz ; "De la synthèse en chimie organique" par Berthelot ; "De l'influence exercée par l'atmosphère sur la végétation" de Barral ; une "Leçons sur l'étude optique des sons" par Lissajous ; des "Recherches sur la nitrification et considérations générale sur la rôle des nitrates dans la végétation" de Cloëz ; et des "Effets lumineux qui résultent de l'action de la lumière sur les corps" par Edmond Becquerel. Bel exemplaire, contenant un ex-libris du temps au crayon de papier non déchiffré

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        (Civil War) Pair of Manuscript Reminiscences of Captivity in Andersonville Prison by two Members of the 8th Maine Regiment, written circa 1910-1911

      Octavo and quarto, 13 pages, inscribed on sheets of lined paper in pencil, in very good clean condition. “What I saw while a Prisoner of War I enlisted in the 8th Me Regt. Co I May 6, 1861. Was taken prisoner at the battle of Drewy’s Bluff Va., May 16, 1864 they took me to Libby Prison same day. They put us in the upper story; Castle Thunder was opposite Libby Prison while in Libby they gave us bean pods and all after we picked out the pods but a few beans was left. May 23d 1864 Left Libby Prison for Danville, Va, Arrived at Danville 24. 25 left Danville for Andersonville, Ga May 30th arrived at Andersonville Ga. The stockade wos was ma built out of timber hewn on two sides, so they would be tight when put together they was about 14 feet in length they were set in the ground 2 or 3 feet the sentry boxes were built on the outside of the stockade so the guard could look over into the prison to watch we Yanks. Inside of the stockade was the deadline; it was posts set in the ground about 3 feet high with a rail on the top, this was several feet from the stockade. We wasn’t allowed inside of the dead line if we did the Guard would shoot us without any reason. If went to pick up a chip under the deadline they would shoot us. They would not allow us to get into the shade of the stockade to shelter us from the hot sun. They would come in after and with a bar and punch round inside the dead line to see if we had made any attempt to tunnel out. They had a field piece mounted just above the prison so if we got together in groups they would throw a shot over the Prison; they were afraid we was making plans for an escape. The Prisoners dug wells some very deep ones; they begin they would begin in the side of the well to tunnel out; they would let the dirt from the tunnel go into the well so the Johnnies could not see any signs of a tunnel. Several prisoners made their escape but a small per cent of them reached our lines. While at Blackshire I got one square meal; they had a guard around us, it was dark and I got by the guard without his notice and went to a Darkies Cabin the old woman gave us some meat and bread so we had a feast; while we were there a Darkie came in but didn’t stop long; we thought he was up to something so we put for the camp just before we got in we heard a blood hound but we got in all right – The Negro had betrayed us. Their was a stream of water ran through the Prison; they had their cook house on this stream so all of their waste they threw into this stream and we had to drink the water which was rather filthy at times. We had a heavy thunder shower that washed away part of the stockade; after the shower a pring broke out on side of the hill better water never flowed out of the ground that came from this spring they made us fall in single file to get our water for a while afterwards we had all we wanted. We were divided of into squads about 75 in a squad, had a sargent to each squad. Sergent Whittlesey had charge of the squad I was in; he belonged to a N York Regt; he was a fine fellow. I would like to know if he is living; when they brought in the rations he would take charge of them he would cut them up as best he could then he would have us all numbered, then one of us would turn our back, he would point to ration and say who will have this; the one that turned his back would say no 4 and so on till we were all served. We drew our rations once a day, they brought them in with a mule team, it didn’t take us long to eat our morsel Some of the boys would say after eating their rations we are square with Jeff Davis for 24 hours. Our rations were a small piece of bread & the same of meat a little bit of salt. Thair were a great many that had no shelter; some would dig holes in the ground; it was kind of clay that would not cave. I with several of my comrads had a shelter; but we had to lay pretty close; when one turned over we had a [write for full description].

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        al Jasous 'ala al Qamous ( spy on the cyclopaedia )

      One of two masterworks were printed in al Jawa'ib press by Ahmad Faris al Shidyaq in its original gilded binging. As published. Heading decoration in the first page, and all edges are marbled. The author's criticism on al Qamus al Muheet by al Fairouzabadi. Al Jawa'ib press was established in 1277 AH. (1861 AD.) and published many works in Arabic in defferent subjects, and few of Turkish.

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        Ancienne maison Andre Barbezat & C. hauts founeaux & fonderies du Val D'Osne

      Lith. Georges Schlattor, Paris 1861 - Cm 34 x 28, pp. (8) con 283 tavole f. t. in litografia. La composizione del catalogo che presenta tavole numerate sino al n. 367 intercala fogli bianchi dovuti a tavole non stampate, supponiamo per ragioni legate all'esaurimento dei manufatti o alla loro cessata produzione. Questo ci permette di ritenere il presente catalogo completo di tutte le sue parti. T. tl. editoriale con titoli a secco e vari segni di consuzione. Importante catalogo della produzione di questa celebre fonderia artistica che aveva sede in Val D'Osne (Haute Marne), che seppe per molto tempo coniugareÂarte e produzione industriale. Tra le tavole del catalogo e' presente quella raffigurante una fontanaÂrealizzata su modello di Mathurin Moraeu (le dimensioni della tavola sono cm 48 x 58) e considerata una delle migliori produzioni della fonderia. Oltre alle fontane migliaia erano i prodotti in catalogo. Tra questi cancelli, ringhiere, fregi per ogni genere d'utilizzo, stufe, arredi da giardino e da casa come panchine o divani, lampioni, candelabri ecc. ÂLe tavole sono datate singolarmente, anche questo attesta una loro vocazione a essere assemblate secondo varie succesioni e vanno dal 1849 al 65. FRA

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        Paris dans sa splendeur. Monuments, vues, scènes historiques, descriptions et histoire.

      Henri Charpentier, 1861. Tre volumi di cm. 49, pp. 600 ca. di testo, alcune incisioni xilografiche + 100 tavole fuori testo in litografia seppiata (tra cui la pianta geografica della città). Sontuosa legatura originale in mezza pelle e percallina verde, dorsi a nervi con titoli e ricchi fregi romantici in oro. Piatti inquadrati da decori in oro, grande stemma centrale e filetti a secco. minimi segni d'uso a cuffie e punte. Esemplare fresco ed in eccellente stato di conservazione. La parte illustrata è opera principalmente di Philippe Benoist, vi parteciparono poi Eug. Ciceri, Jules Arnout e altri. Il testo venne stilato da vari autori tra cui: Louis Enault, Edouard Fournier, Mary Lafon, Pr. Mérimée, Viollet Le Duc e altri. Si tratta della più affascinante opera stampata nell'800 sulla città di Parigi; ogni tavola raffigura scorci, vie, piazze e monumenti della capitale francese sempre animati da personaggi e motivi della vita e delle attività cittadine del periodo. Uno dei migliori esempi dell'editoria romantica francese.

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        The Life, Trial, Sentence, And Execution of William Cogan, For the

      1861. "William Cogan is My Name, Doomed to Die in Grief and Shame" [Broadside]. [Execution]. [London, England]. The Life, Trial, Sentence, And Execution of William Cogan, For the Murder of His Wife in Newton St., Holborn. London: Taylor, Printer, 93, Brick Lane, [1861]. 19" x 14-1/2" broadside in matted and glazed 27" x 23" frame. Text in four columns, large woodcut vignette of execution, surrounded by eight stanzas of verse, at head of text below headlines, smaller portrait woodcut of Wilson in prison at foot of text. Some toning, a few faint fold lines and creases, otherwise fine. * Cogan's wife had a tendency to become violent when drunk. Indeed, Cogan brought assault charges against her after a particularly violent episode. Her death appears to have been an accident. One night, during a drunken attack in their house, he brandished a knife to scare her. She was stabbed when she attacked him again. Cogan insisted that he did not intend to kill her, but he was convicted. The jury recommended clemency. The judge and home Secretary ignored this pleas for mercy and sent him to the gallows, where he was hanged before a large crowd. No printed copies located on OCLC. Wiener, Men of Blood: Violence, Manliness, and Criminal Justice in Victorian England 181-182.

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        A Guide to Typography in two parts


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        Tagebücher - 12 von 14 Bänden (Bände 11 u. 12 fehlen)

      Leipzig FA Brockhaus ua /70 1861 - Aus dem Nachlaß Varnhagen's von Ense herausgegeben und mit einem Vorwort von Ludmilla Assing - EA. (W/G II/49; Goed. VI, 176), Mischauflage, unterschiedlich gebunden, Bände 1-6: braunviolette OLwd./grüner Rücken m. Gold- und Blindprägung, VIII/387/423/488/404/364/499 S./Band 7-10: dunkelgrüne OLwd. m. Rückenvergoldung, 471/498/448/480 S./Band 13-14: schwarzgrüne OLwd., 432/416 S., Lesebändchen. Die Bände 1-6 der Brockhaus-Ausgabe sind komplett; Bände 7 und 8 bei Meyer und Zeller, Zürich, 1865; Ab Band 9 bei Hoffmann & Campe, Hamburg, 1868-1870, daher unterschiedliche Höhen. Alle Bände sehr schönes Exlibris' von Ed. Fuchs auf Innenseite Einband - Bände 1-6: Rücken minimal beschabt/winzige Läsuren, Bände 4 u. 6 Bindung hinten etwas geweitet, Bibliotheksexemplare: einige mit Stempeln und Einträgen auf Vortitel/Titel, einige Seiten unfrisch/braun-, stock- oder fingerfleckig, sonst gut erhalten. Band 7: wenige Seiten unfrisch/etwas fleckig, Besitzerstempel auf Vor- und Nachsatz, sonst gut erhalten. Bände 8/9 Name oder Stempel auf Titel, wenige Seiten leicht braunfleckig, sonst sehr gut erhalten. Bände 13/14: Ein Einbandrand winzige Stauchstelle, Seitenränder papierbedingt gebräunt, sonst sehr gut erhalten. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [ Important lot d'archives, correspondance et documentation réunis par l'écrivain Pierre de La Batut sur son aïeul le peintre Alexandre - Gabriel Decamps :] Marius Chaumelin : Decamps, Sa vie, Son Oeuvre [ Edition originale ] Vente par suite de licitation après le décès de M. Decamps. Tableaux, dessins, Etudes & Croquis par Decamps. Vente les Lundi 23 & Mardi 24 Janvier 1865 [ Edition originale ] Explication des ouvrages de peinture, sculpture, architecture gravure et lithographie des artistes vivants exposés au Palais National le 30 décembre 1850 [ Edition originale ] 5 monographies anciennes ou extraits consacrés à Decamps - Lot de 39 catalogues de Ventes contenant des oeuvres de Decamps - Lot de notes manuscrites de Pierre de La Batut sur le sujet, et correspondance avec de nombreux interlocuteurs (L.A.S. d'Armand Dayot, Jean Tremblot, le peintre F. David, E. de Boccard, André Chancerel, etc.., nombreuses réponses de musées français et européens)

      1861. [ Important lot d'archives, correspondance et documentation réunis par l'écrivain Pierre de La Batut sur son aïeul le peintre Alexandre - Gabriel Decamps, dont :] Marius Chaumelin : Decamps, Sa vie, Son Oeuvre, 1 vol. in - 8 br., Camoin Frères, Marseille, 1861, 44 pp. [ Edition originale ] Explication des ouvrages de peinture, sculpture, architecture gravure et lithographie des artistes vivants exposés au Palais National le 30 décembre 1850 [ Edition originale ] Vente par suite de licitation après le décès de M. Decamps. Tableaux, dessins, Etudes & Croquis par Decamps. Vente les Lundi 23 & Mardi 24 Janvier 1865, 1 brochure in - 8, Escribe et Petit, 1865, 26 pp. [ Edition originale ] 5 monographies anciennes ou extraits consacrés à Decamps - Lot de 39 catalogues de Ventes contenant des oeuvres de Decamps - Lot de notes manuscrites de Pierre de La Batut sur le sujet, et correspondance avec de nombreux interlocuteurs (L.A.S. d'Armand Dayot, Jean Tremblot, etc.., nombreuses réponses de musées européens), circa 1920 - 1940 Intéressant lot d'archives et de documentation par l'écrivain périgourdin Pierre de La Batut, sur son ancêtre le peintre orientaliste Alexandre Gabriel Decamps (Léonie Decamps, sa fille, épousera le libraire Edouard Dentu, et leur fille Jeanne convolera en juste noce avec le Comte Henri de La Batut). On trouvera là des documents rares telle la monographie de Chaumelon tirée à seulement 200 exemplaires, ou l'introuvable catalogue de la vente après décès d'Alexandre Decamps. Prix du lot Français

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        The Origin of Species

      John Murray, UK 1861 - Third Edition 1861. Third edition, issued in April 1861, 2,000 copies printed. The text was extensively altered, and a table is given of the differences between it and the second edition, a feature that occurs in each subsequent Murray edition. The third is also notable for the addition of the historical sketch in which Darwin considers his predecessors in the general theory of evolution, which had already appeared in shorter form in the first German edition, as well as in the fourth American printing, both in 1860. Half title page, folding diagram at p. 123. 2 pages of advertisements at end. Original green cloth stamped in gilt and blind; brown coated endpapers. Binder's ticket of Edmonds & Remnants on back pastedown. Book is very good and bright. In Original green cloth with rubbing to edges/hinges. Spine cloth tips rubbed and pushed. Contents good with odd marks and occasional foxing spots. Signatures a little slack in areas. Name to inner page dated 1885. Half of the front endpaper is missing. Endpapers rubbed. Apart from the loss to the front endpaper this is a very attractive edition without any restoration or repair. Becoming very un-common in such bright condition. More digital images can be taken upon request. Ref 4104 Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      1861. Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie. 1861-1864. In-4.Carré. Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. défraîchie. Dos frotté. Quelques rousseurs. 4 volumes d'env. 430 + 430 pages chacun. Illustrés de nombreuses et superbes cartes gravures en noir et blanc dans le texte et hors texte. Titre, date, initiales (G.B.), caissons et filets dorés sur les dos. Bords des plats très frottés. Possibilité de vente au volume: 150 euros chaque. Publié sous la dir. de M. Ed. Charton, et illustré par nos plus célèbres artistes. 1ers et 2e semestres de 1861, 1862, 1863, 1864. 1861: Souvenirs d'un voyage au Liban, par E.A. Spoll; Voyages et expéditions au Sénégal et dans les contrées voisines; Voyage au Bambouk et retour a Bakel, par S.L. Pascal; Voyage au Brésil, par M. Biard; Voyage en Mésopotamie, par Eugène Flandin; Naufrage et scènes d'anthropophagie à l'île Rossell, dans l'archipel de la Louisiade (Mélanésie), par V. de Rochas, etc. 1862: Voyage en Californie, par L. Simonin; Un hiver à Athènes, par A. Proust; Voyage au Danemark, par M. Dargaud; Venise, par M. Adalbert de Beaumont; Voyage à l'île de Rhodes, texte et dessins d'Eugène Flandin; Voyages de M. Henri Lambert, Agent consulaire de France à Aden, Assassiné près des îles Moussah le 4 juin 1959, etc. 1863: Une visite au Sérail en 1860; Voyage au Kordofan, par G. Lejean; Mission de M. E. Renan en Phénicie, par E. Lockroy; Une excursion au Canal de Suez, par Paul Merruau;Voyage au Malabar, par le Contre-Amiral Fleuriot de Langle; Voyages dans le Harz, par Adolphe Carnot, etc. 1864: Excursion au Mont Sinaï, par deux voyageurs français; Nuremberg, par Edouard Charton; Voyage dans les mauvaises terres du Nebraska, par E. de Girardin; Voyage en Espagne, par Gustave Doré et Ch. Davillier; Relation de Shang-Hai à Moscou, par Pékin, la Mongolie et la Russie asiatique, d'après les notes de M. et Mme de Bourboulon; Une visite à Youen-Ming-Youen, Palais d'été de l'empereur Khien-Loung, par G. Pauthier, etc.

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        Richard Wagner et Tannhauser à Paris

      E. Dentu, 1861. - E. Dentu, Paris 1861, 11,5x18,5cm, broché. - Edizione per il quale non è stato redatto grandi giornali. Un piccolo strappo incollato testa all'indietro, una piccola mancanza Lunghezza dei primi piatti, macchie rare che interessano principalmente i margini di alcune foglie. Rare. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Une petite déchirure recollée en tête du dos, un minuscule manque en pied du premier plat, rares rousseurs affectant essentiellement les marges de certains feuillets. Rare.

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        A Requiem in Memory of Ellsworth (Sheet Music)

      New York: Firth, Pond & Co, 1861. First Edition. Sheet Music. Very Good. An uncommon piece of sheet music honoring Colonel E. E. Ellsworth that features a full-length portrait in the center of the front cover surrounded by eight detailed vignettes. From a privately bound home collection so with a rough left edge. 8 pages including the cover. Clean with three small light spots and a small music store stamp on the front cover. Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth, a friend of Abraham Lincoln, was the Commanding Officer of the 11th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment, a Zouave unit. He was killed shortly after his regiment arrived in Washington and began the occupation of Alexandria, Virginia. While securing Alexandria, Ellsworth noticed a Confederate Flag flying above an inn. Ellsworth assisted by three of his men climbed to the roof and Ellsworth cut down the flag. On their way back downstairs, Ellsworth was killed by a shotgun blast to his chest. Corporal Francis Brownell immediately killed the innkeeper who had shot Ellsworth. As of 2016, 16 are held by institutions per OCLC; none in the trade and no auction results at ABPC or the Rare Book Hub.

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        A History of the Spiders of Great Britain and Ireland

      Ray Society, 1861-1864. vi, 384, 29 hand-col plates. fo. HB. Attractively bound in later half morocco, raised bands, gilt tooling to spine; leather title-piece; marbled endpapers. Tear to bottom margin of one plate neatly repaired. A superb copy. Occasional minor spotting, but without the heavy foxing sometimes affecting this work. Rare. Only 600 copies printed..

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        Reisebilder und Skizzen aus Indien und dem letzten indischen Kriege 1857-1859. Aus dem Schwedischen.

      Leipzig, Mendelssohn, 1861. - Gr.-8vo. X, 424 S. Mit gest. Porträt, 10 kolorierten Stahlstich-Tafeln, 16 getönte lithogr. Tafeln, 3 lithogr. Pläne und 1 gefalt. lithogr. Karte. Halbleinwand der Zeit mit aufgezogenenem bedrucktem Orig.-Vorderumschlag. Erste Ausgabe. – Der schwedische Verfasser nahm als Offizier der englischen Marine 1857 an dem Feldzug gegen die aufständischen Sepoy teil. Die schönen, kolorierten Tafeln "nach Originalen von Hindu-Malern" zeigen Trachten und Alltagsszenen, die lithographaphierten Tafeln Szenen aus dem Feldzug. – Unbeschnitten. Stellenweise wenig fleckig, sonst gutes Exemplar.

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        LE LIVRE d'HEURES DE LA REINE ANNE DE BRETAGNE, traduit du latin et accompagné de notices inédites par M. l'abbé Delaunay

      L. Curmer, Paris 1861 - Facsimile of the 15th century original. Edition of 850 copies. Folio. (ii), 12p. subscriber's list (ii), half-title, title, 474p. Text of the facsimile printed in red and black, each page with red-ruled frames. Bound in quarter purple crushed morocco with tan cloth sides, the spine in six panels with gilt titles and the letters "LA" surmounted by a crown. Original wrappers bound in. Anne, Duchess of Brittany (1477-1514), Queen consort of Louis XII King of France. Spine evenly faded to a lighter shade, fine. In a morocco lined slipcase showing mild wear and cracking Facsimile of the 15th century original. Edition of 850 copies. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A History of the Spiders of Great Britain and Ireland

      Rare. Only 600 copies printed.

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        Zeitschrift für Kirchenrecht (KONVOLUT aus 26 Bänden) - I. Jahrgang bis X. Jahrgang/ XII. Jahrgang bis XIX. Jahrgang- (ab Jg. XVI: Neue Folge)/ XXI./ XXII. Jahrgang sowie der DRITTEN FOLGE: Bd. I - V und Ergänzungsband: Aktenstücke die altkatholische Bewegung betreffend, mit einem Grundriss der Geschichte derselben; zugleich als Fortsetzung und Ergänzung der "Sammlung der Aktenstücke zum ersten vatikanischen Concil".

      Schulze's Buchhandlung/ Lauppsche Buchhandlung/ Mohr; 1861 ff. - je Band ca. 500 Seiten; Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel.). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig/ berieben; Papier altersbedingt nachgedunkelt/ stellenweise leicht stockfleckig; der Gesamtzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 26 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 18500

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        Les Fleurs du Mal. Seconde édition augmentée de 35 poèmes nouveaux et ornée d'un portrait de l'auteur dessiné...

      1861. Paris, Poulet - Malassis et de Broise, Editeur, 1861. In - 8° broché, 319 pages. gravé par Bracquemond. Dos et second plat dédraîchis, mais malgrès les rousseurs l'intérieur reste frais .Cette édition de 126 poèmes est en partie originale car 35 poèmes sont nouveaux. Manque le portrait.

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        Regulations for the Army of the Confederate States and for the Quartermaster and Pay Departments

      New Orleans: Bloomfield and Steel 1861 - Revised edition and likely the first from this publisher. This copy belonged to Lt. Col. Stewart W. Cayce (and is SIGNED by Col. Cayce 12 times) who commanded the 21st Alabama and fought at Shiloh where his name and regiment are inscribed on the Alabama Memorial. The volume has been professionally rebacked in pebbled brown leather (replacing the original perished spine) creating a beautiful outward appearance. The interior is missing the front two endpapers, so an article affixed to the pastedown faces the title page. A small bookseller's label (Wm. E. Mickle, Mobile, Ala.) is pasted on the front endpaper and the same name is stamped underneath the date on the title page. The volume has experienced considerable humidity because the type from many pages is lightly impressed on its facing page. Col. Cayce's signature also imprints on the facing page and occasionally bleeds through to the following page. There is dampstainig on the top area of the last 70 or so leaves extending into the text of the Quartermaster forms at the rear of the book. An ink stain on the fore-edges of the last 35 leaves extends onto the pages and almost touches the text. An article from the Quartermaster General's Office, Richmond, VA, and dated September, 1861 has been glued to the rear endpaper causing offsetting to the previous pages. Additionally, there are other areas of foxing. This book, wonderful in exterior appearance, is filled with interior problems. This book was taken into battle and survived, up to that point, the bloodiest battle of the Civil War. Quite an uncomomon item. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      New York: James G. Gregory, 1861. 1st edition thus, e.g., 1st 2-volume edition, and 2nd US edition (Gimbel D38; Smith AMERICAN, 13 [pp. 379 - 380]). Original publisher's green cloth with gilt stamped spine lettering. Pale yellow eps. Spines lightly sunned, tips turned-in. A few unobtrusive cloth bubbles, as is usual with this set. Period pos to ffep. One slightly pulled gathering in Vol I. Withal, a solid VG set.. 2 volumes (336; 334 pp). Frontis by F. O. C. Darley in Volume I; by John Gilbert in Volume II. 12mo. A scarce early US edition of this classic title, in the desirable green cloth, appearing infrequently on the commercial market.

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        Catalogue de la Bibliothèque de Dépot de la Guerre. En 2 volumes.

      1861. CHEZ DUMAINE. 1861. In-8.Carré. Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur acceptable. 613 + 706 (+ 164) pages. Titre, tomaison et filets dorés sur demi-chagrin. Etiquette de code sur la coiffe en-tête et tampons de bibliothèque sur la page de titre. Quelques épidermures sur les dos.

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        Oeuvres complètes... avec des extraits de Dauberton, et la classification de Cuvier. Insieme a: LACEPEDE. Histoire naturelle... comprenant les cétacés, les quadrupèdes ovipares, les serpents et les poissons...

      Furne, 1861 - 66. Otto volumi di cm. 26, pp. 5.500 ca. complessive. Con ritratto di Buffon in antiporta al primo volume e 161 tavole incise in rame su tavole fuori testo di maggiore grammatura, finemente colorate e gommate all'epoca. Elegante e solida legatura uniforme del tempo in mezza pelle verde, dorsi a nervi con titoli e filetti in oro. Qualche fioritura alle carte di testo che non interessa le tavole, peraltro esemplare fresco ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Non comune soprattutto quando completo degli ultimi due volume con l'opera di Lacépède che viene spesso proposta come lavoro autonomo. Cfr. Nissen ZBI, 700.

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        CAMPAGNE DE L'EMPEREUR NAPOLEON III EN ITALIE - 1859. Redigèe au Depot de la Guerre d'après les documents officiels etant Directeur le General Blondel sous le Ministere de son Excellence le Marechal Comte Randon 1860 - 1861.

      Imprimerie Imperiale, 1861. 3 voll. in folio e in folio max, bella leg. m. pelle coeva con nervi, tit. e fregi oro ai d. L'opera è composta da un vol. di testo in folio (mm. 370x290), pp. (4), 385, + 9 tabb. ripiegate, e da 2 voll. di tavv. in folio massimo (mm. 570x450) contenenti 24 tavv. nel primo atlante e 69 tavv. nel secondo. Sono inoltre contenute 2 tavv. con gli specimen dei contrassegni degli eserciti. Complessivamente l'opera contiene 95 tavv. litogr. a colori ripiegate e di diverse dimensioni (mm. 490x490 e mm. 1000x680), che raff. in modo molto dettagliato i piani delle battaglie, in ordine cronologico per giornate di combattimento: Palestro, Novara, Turbigo, Pontenuovo, Buffalora, Magenta, Pavia, Milano, Melegnano, Livorno, Bobbio, Vaprio, Lonato, Castiglione, Piacenza, Brescia, Castelgoffredo, Medole, Rebecco, Madonna della Scoperta, Solferino, San Martino, Cavriana, Guidizzolo, Pozzolengo, Peschiera, Verona, Bormio, Tirano, Custoza, Pastrengo, Castelnuovo, Valeggio, Villafranca, etc... Ottimo esempl.

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        The May Queen

      Published by Day & Son, London 1861 - , 22 pages, each page printed on one side only and with a paper guard, each page beautifully illustrated in full colour, SIGNED by Hellen Shelley, Percy Bysshe Shelley's sister, First Edition Thus , rebound in original cloth cover, illustrations bright and in good condition but with minor foxing and staining on other pages, gap in rear hinge, binding very sound, overall in very good condition ,green cloth, ornate gilt floral decoration on front, same blindstamped design on rear (without gilt), gilt titles and decoration on spine, all page edges gilt , 21 x 28 cms Hardback SIGNED by Hellen Shelley ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Constitutional History of England Since the Accession of George Third 1760-1860 (2 Volume Set)

      Boston: Crosby, Nichols, Lee and Company. LIBRARY EDITION 2 VOLUME SET, Volume I, 1861, xiv, 484 pp.; Volume II, 1863, xvi, 596 pp., Near fine ribbed cloth. Gilt titles. Brown endpapers. Slight wear, volume 2 two coffee spots fore edge. Bookplates from the library of Donald W. C. Rowan. Dawson Bros. Montreal store stamp inside. . Very Good. Hardcover. First American Edition. 1861.

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        Report Upon the Colorado River of the West : Explored in 1857 and 1858 By Joseph C. Ives, Corps of Topographical Engineers, Under the Direction of the Office of Explorations and Surveys.

      Washington : Government Printing Office 1861 - 131, 14, 154, 30, 6, 31, [1] pp. 5 parts in 1 volume. Senate Issue. Illustrated with 1 folding maps; 1 engraved profile; 14 lithographed or engraved views; 7 color lithograph plates of Indians; 8 folding panoramas; 3 engraved paleontology plates. Bound in publishers black cloth. Spine rebacked in modern black cloth. Good binding and cover. Restoration to board edges. Long tear to frontis map of the Colorado River. Lacking 2nd folding map in Part I. Lacking the 2 geological maps in Part IV. Scattered foxing to maps. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US. Superb survey of the Colorado River, with exceptional illustrations after Mollhausen and others and including reports on the geology, botany and zoology by John Strong Newberry, Asa Grey, Spencer Fullerton Baird and others. Wagner-Camp notes that "William Goetzmann calls Lieutenant Ives' complete report, 'The best by far of these individual reports. It is a long, carefully written journal, consciously literary but with a maximum amount of attention to scientific observation." Howes I92; Sabin 35308; Wagner-Camp 375; Wheat Transmississippi 4, pp. 98-101. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Zwei figürliche Szenen Jung gewohnt und alt gethan. Federzeichnung in brauner Tinte mit eigenhändigen mehrzeiligen Sinnspruch, signiert und datiert

      München 1861 - Die beiden Illustrationen zeigen eine Mutter mit ihrem Säugling auf dem Schoß beim Waschen und einen Maler an seiner Staffelei, von dem Künstler kommentiert und über der Zeichnung mit dem Sinnspruch Zum Künstler bin ich nicht geboren, viel besser wär ich Handwerksmann, doch was man jung einmal erkoren, im Alter niemand laßen kann. München 2. Nov 1861 Eugen Neureuther . - In bester Erhaltung

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        Wood from the tree under which John Brown made his last speech

      n.p., n.d.. 3" x 1 " x 0.5". "Piece of wood, approximately 3"" x 1"" x 0.5"", accompanied by a vintage card upon which was penned ""A piece of the Tree / That John Brown / made his last Speech / under at Charlestown Va. / Pres by Mr John J. Creesey.""In the August 2, 1861, edition, the editor of the Charlestown [then Virginia, now West Virginia] Free Press, wrote, ""The field upon which old John Brown and his confederates were hung, was visited by thousands of the army, and a locust tree under which, some waggish boy said, John Brown made his last speech' -- and which, by the way, was not within a hundred yards of the place of the gallows -- was chopped down, and pieces large enough for a plough-beam carried away. Not a vestige of the tree is left -- stalks of the growing corn were also taken, together with pebbles and earth. We name these things as exhibiting human curiosity, if not depravity.""Includes a printed 2.25"" x 3.75"" uncommon black and white bust image captioned ""John Brown."""

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        Agricultural, geological, and descriptive sketches of Lower North Carolina, and the similar adjacent lands. [First edition].

      Printed at the Institution for the Deaf & Dumb & The Blind 1861 - Raleigh, octavo, xi, [1], [13]-296 p. and text figures. ***Content: Ruffin (1794-1865) conducted early geological and agricultural surveys in North and South Carolina; he is sometimes called “the father of modern scientific agronomy”. This volume, embracing the eastern counties of North Carolina, is an important treatise on southern agriculture. The author describes the geological development of the Atlantic slope, with particular reference to the coastal plain and tidewater regions. Attention is devoted to coastal and river navigation, drainage, soil formation and character, crops and livestock, wild game, farming practices, and more. A lengthy section considers the origin and characteristics of peat swamps and other wetlands, including the Dismal Swamp, Mattamuskeet and Scuppernong swamp lands. Also described in some detail are the various pine trees of N.C. and Virginia lowland forests. Ruffin is best remembered today for his fervent successionist rhetoric. He was given the honor of firing the first cannon shot on Fort Sumter in 1861, and at the close of the war, he wrapped himself in the Confederate flag and took his own life. ***Condition: This is a VG copy, bound in contemporary 3/4 calf and marbled boards with later endpapers. Backstrip with four raised bands and black leather title labels. The covers are moderately rubbed but sound; backstrip gilt lettering very legible. Joints and hinges solid, binding firm. Save for very occasional spotting, the text pages are fresh, clean and bright. Two old, unobtrusive library stamps in text. A nice copy of an important and scarce treatise. Nickles 898. Howes R492. Not in BMNH. International shipping will be extra, but only at my cost. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      1861 - In Three Volumes. With Six Illustrations by J. E. Millais, R.A. London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1861. 16 pp Vol III ads dated May 1861. Original blind-stamped purple-brown cloth with gilt-decorated spines. First Edition. This was the fourth of the six Barsetshire Novels, centering about the Rev. Mark Robarts and his inadvertent run-in with moneylenders. Trollope later commented in his autobiography,~The story was thoroughly English. There was a little fox-hunting and a little tufthunting, some Christian virtue and some Christian cant. There was no heroism and no villainy. There was much Church, but more lovemaking.~Trollope, in fact HAD to make this a thoroughly English story -- because when Smith Elder paid him £1,000 for it (to begin in the very first issue of their new monthly magazine The Cornhill, with W.M. Thackeray at its helm), they stipulated that it must be "thoroughly English," rejecting his Irish CASTLE RICHMOND. This was Trollope's first novel to be serialized prior to book publication, and accordingly it was also his first novel to be illustrated -- by the famous Pre-Raphaelite artist J.E. Millais.~This is a near-fine set, still in the delicate original cloth. The volumes have no re-backing, no re-casing, no restoration, in all no "sophistication" of any kind. There is some very minor edge-wear (slight loss at the foot of Vol I's spine, but otherwise just a few little nicks), and as usual some of the (original) endpapers are cracked -- though the volumes remain tight. There is NO evidence that this set ever belonged to a lending library -- which is unusual since most copies (of this title and of most all Victorian three-deckers) went directly from the publisher to the lending libraries. ~Sadleir notes that FRAMLEY PARSONAGE is found "seldom in good state," and ranks the novel (irrespective of condition) in the scarcer half of Trollope's titles; it is exceedingly scarce in this condition. Each front endpaper bears the discreet bookplate of the major collector / bibliographer Michael Sadleir, and the front endpaper of Vol I bears the penciled signature of Walter Smith -- so this one copy has belonged to BOTH of Trollope's major bibliographers! Sadleir (Trollope) 11 (with ad catalogue dated April 1861). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        On the Origin of Species, by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life

      London: John Murray, 1861 - Third edition, seventh thousand. 8vo. xx, 538 pp. Publisher's green cloth, gilt to the spine and blindstamped to the boards. Folding table. Neatly recased, subtle repairs to the joints and spine ends, some wear to the endpapers, else a decent copy. Freeman, 381. First published 1859, this edition includes a leaf detailing alterations from the second edition and also the historical sketch for the first time in a Murray edition. The latter had originally appeared in a shortened form in the first German edition and subsequently in the fourth American printing (both 1860).

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        [LAWS OF THE TERRITORY OF COLORADO, 1861 - 1876]

      Denver & Central City, 1861. Twelve works bound in nine volumes. Uniform 20th-century buckram, gilt leather labels. Wear to bindings. Ink library stamp to each titlepage, embossed blindstamp to all but one titlepage, some titlepages with ink manuscript ownership notations, scattered foxing, some tanning. A good set. A rare complete set of Colorado territorial laws, published between 1861 and 1876. The set comprises the session laws for the eleven sessions of the legislative assembly of the Colorado territory, plus the first edition of the 1876 CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF COLORADO, published just before Colorado officially became the thirty-eighth state in August 1876. Ten of the twelve works are titled GENERAL LAWS...OF THE TERRITORY OF COLORADO. The other two works are PRIVATE ACTS, JOINT RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS PASSED AT THE 7TH SESSION OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF COLORADO TERRITORY and the aforementioned 1876 CONSTITUTION, which are bound together. Together, these represent all of the session laws for the Colorado territory plus the Constitution of the newly-formed state. Interestingly, the first volume includes the Organic Act, organizing the territory, which laid out an area identical to that of the present-day state of Colorado. It also enumerates laws governing Indians, the militia, cattlemen, the education system, and much more. This is easily the most extensive run of Colorado territorial laws we've encountered in almost forty years in business. McMURTRIE (COLORADO) 26, 33, 45, 54, 68, 80, 96, 116, 149, 202, 273, 289.

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        Neues Konversations-Lexikon in 15 Bänden. Mit einem Register- und Nachtragsband und einem Spezialsupplement.

      Hildburghausen, 1861-1867. - Angesichts des Alters schöne 17 Bände. Es handelt sich um die 2. Auflage Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 550

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        William Penn sells 2000 acres to Enoch Flower, the first schoolmaster in Pennsylvania!

      Philadelphia, September 24, 1861. 26.5" x 20.5". "Partly-printed Document Signed, ""Wm Penn,"" 1 page, 26.5"" x 20.5"" on parchment, [London,] September 24, 1681, completed in manuscript, an indenture for 2000 acres of land in Pennsylvania to Enoch Flower. Expected folds, light toning, else very good condition with a bold signature and pendant red wax seal affixed at bottom.Enoch Flower (1635-1684) was born in Wiltshire to a barber and before his arrival in Pennsylvania had taught school for about twenty years. His 2000 acre purchase from Penn included a series of tracts scattered across Bucks and Chester counties together with some land in Philadelphia's Northern Liberties and a city lot in Philadelphia. On December 26, 1683, the Pennsylvania Provincial Council met for the first time and one of the first orders of business was to appoint Flower as school master for the colony [with period spelling retained without comment]: ""The Govr and Provll Councill having taken into their Serious Consideration the great Necessity there is of a Scool Master for ye Instruction & Sober Education of Youth in the towne of Philadelphia, Sent for Enock flower, an Inhabitant of the said Towne, for twenty year past hath been exercised in that care and Imploymt in England, to him having Communicated their Minds, he Embraced it upon these following Termes: to Learne to read English 4 s by the Quarter, to Learne to read and wite 6 s by ye Quarter, to learne to read, Write and Cast accot 8 s by ye Quarter; for Boarding a Scholler, that is to say, dyet, Washing, Lodging, & Shooling, Tenn pounds for the whole year."" Flower died of an unknown sickness in September 1684, only half a year following his appointment. The colony made no effort to organize another school until 1689 under the care of George Keith. Flower's grand nephew, Enoch Flower (1707-1773) was a close friend of Benjamin Franklin and a member of his famous ""Junto."" (Wheeler, ""Enoch Flower,"" Bulletin of Friends' Historical Association. Autumn 1934, 23:52-59)Provenance: Charles E. Sigety. "

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        Prometheus' Daughter.

      London: Smith, Elder and Co.,, 1861. A Poem. Octavo. Contemporary tan calf, raised bands gilt to spine within rolled black bands forming compartments, red skiver letterpiece to second, remaining compartments decoratively panelled in gilt, dogtooth and two-line gilt border to covers enclosing a scallop and dot border in blind, marbled edges and endpapers, floral roll to turn-ins gilt. Mild pale foxing to endleaves and very occasionally to margins, contemporary manuscript correction to p. 314. An excellent copy in a fine contemporary binding. First and only edition, inscribed "To Baron & Baroness Brantsen, o. d. Zyss, With kindest remembrances and best wishes from the author's wife. Christmas 1868, Richmond House" on the initial blank. Sir James Abbott (1807-1896) was an army officer and colonial administrator best remembered for his success in pacifying the tribal regions of the North West Frontier as commissioner for the Hazara region from 1845 to 1853, for which the city of Abbottabad was named in his honour. He was also "an imaginative writer of romantic verse" (ODNB), and was described by Sir Henry Lawrence as a "true knight-errant". In the preface to his re-imagining of the Prometheus myth he claims to have consciously deviated from the versions of Aeschylus and Shelley. The Brantsens were an aristocratic family from Arnhem in the Netherlands. Willem Gerard Brantsen van de Zijp (1831-1899) succeeded his father, Derk, as baron in 1851 (Zyss apparently an alternative spelling Zijp). Uncommon: just four copies traced in British and Irish institutional libraries (British Library, Oxford, Cambridge and National Library of Scotland), and four world-wide, all in the United States.

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        American Houses: A Variety of Original Designs for Rural Buildings

      Philadelphia: Henry Carey Baird, 1861. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo. Complete with title page, copyright page, 2-page preface, and 73 pages; 26 chromolithographs providing 16 designs and floor plans with descriptive text on the page facing the design; no publisher's catalog at the end. Rebound in half leather with marbled boards; new endpapers. Lightly toned pages with some dust soiling, mostly along the top margins. Occasional finger smudges. Two very old library stamps; one on the copyright page and one on the reverse of the last page. Small piece of tape at the top margin of the copyright page. Samuel Sloan (1815-1884) was a Philadelphia-based architect and best-selling author of architecture books in the mid-19th century. He specialized in Italianate villas and country houses, churches, and institutional buildings. Designs are for Gothic, Italianate and English villas and cottages, a Gothic church, a western prairie cottage, conservatory, look-out, and summer house.

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        "Roméo et Juliette" - Autograph Musical Quotation with CDV Photograph

      Used; Like New/Used; Like New. 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. <br style="">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."<br style=""><br style=""><br style="">

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      [Santa Fe, 1861. 1p. with integral blank. Signed in print by Connelly. Unbound. Very good. This proclamation by the territorial governor orders "an immediate organization of the militia force" to repel invaders from Confederate Texas. The proclamation continues: "Citizens of New Mexico, your Territory has been invaded, the integrity of your soil has been attacked, the property of peaceful and industrious citizens has been destroyed or converted to the use of the invaders and the enemy is already at your doors. You cannot, you must not, hesitate to take up arms in defense of your homes, firesides and families..." Scarce: IMPRINTS INVENTORY cites only the copy at the Huntington Library, although additional copies are located at the Newberry Library, Yale, Duke, Princeton and the University of Wyoming. We find no other example on the market since 1972. EBERSTADT 162:173 (this copy?). STREETER SALE 443. AII (NEW MEXICO) 149.

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        President Lincoln's Innaugural

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

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