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        The Cloister and the Hearth (4 volumes)

      London: Trubner, 1861. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition. 4 volumes. Rebound in straight grain blue morocco. Light shelfwear. Spines a shade sunned. Original cloth from covers and spine retained on endpapers. Interiors are clean and sharp. First gathering of volume one pulling loose at bottom, else interiors tight and secure. No advertisements.Your purchase benefits literacy and summer reading programs in Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Ohio. We ship every business day. All books ship in cardboard bookfolds with delivery confirmation.

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        Ein Beitrag zu den untersuchungen über die Bewegung eines flüssigen gleichartigen Ellipsoides.

      [offprint from the Abhandlungen der Königlichen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften], Göttingen, Dieterich, 1861 - 4to (270 x 223 mm), pp 36; a little wear to edges, title a bit dustsoiled, unbound, uncut, as issued. £1275First edition, offprint issue, of Riemann's classic paper on a rotating liquid ellipsoid. 'Continuing work of Dirichlet, in 1861 Riemann studied the motion of a liquid mass under its own gravity, within a varying ellipsoidal surface ., a problem that had been the subject of many works. One of Riemann's classic results deals with the stability of an ellipsoid rotating around a principal axis under equatorial disturbances' (DSB).The present paper was inspired by Dirichlet's Untersuchungen über ein Problem der Hydrodynamik, Göttingen, 1860, pp 42. A copy of this paper, Dirichlet's last work, also in offprint form, accompanies the above. From the evidence of shelfmarks the two have been together for some time.

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        Robert E. Lee's wife, Mary Custis Lee sends a gift of four birds to the wife of Jefferson Davis' nephew and aide, John Taylor Wood

      n.p., ca. 1861-1865. 4" x 2.75". "Autograph Note Signed, ""M C Lee,"" 1 page, 4"" x 2.75"", [n.p., n.d., but circa 1861-1865], to Lola Mackubin Wood, wife of noted Confederate soldier and sailor, John Taylor Wood (1830-1904), Zachary Taylor's grandson and Jefferson Davis' nephew. Vertical crease, light uneven toning, else very good.Lee writes, in full: ""My dear Mrs. Wood I send you 4 little birds which are very nice as you are an invalid perhaps you may enjoy them."" John Taylor Wood (1830-1904) , the son of Union General Robert Wood and Anne Taylor, the daughter of President Zachary Taylor, graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1852. Initially maintaining a neutral stance following the election of Abraham Lincoln in 1860, his sympathies headed South after the Battle of Fort Sumter. On April 21, 1861, he resigned his commission in the U.S. Navy and retired to his Maryland farm. The farming life did not last long, however, as life was becoming too dangerous. Fearing for the safety of his family, the Woods moved south to Richmond, Virginias where his uncle, Jefferson Davis, was now presiding over the Confederate capital (Jefferson Davis' first wife, Sarah Taylor, was Wood's mother's sister).In October 1861, Taylor received a commission as a lieutenant in the Confederate States Navy and became an officer aboard the C.S.S. Virginia (the former U.S.S. Merrimack) and fought against he U.S.S. Monitor at the Battle of Hampton Roads. Wood commanded the rear pivot gun and fired the shot that wounded the Monitor's captain. Appointed an aide-de-camp to President Jefferson Davis, Wood was awarded the rank and pay of a colonel of cavalry, giving him simultaneous commands in both the Confederate Army and Navy allowing him to serve as an effective liaison between the services and the government in Richmond. In that capacity, Wood undertook an extensive survey of Confederate costal defenses. During the summer of 1863, he led a series of successful raids against Union shipping in Chesapeake Bay. In the summer of 1864, Wood commanded the C.S.S. Tallahassee, a raider and blockade runner. During his tenure aboard the Tallahassee, he captured an astounding 33 Union ships during a ten-day period off the coast of New England. By April 1865, the situation looked grim for the Confederacy. Wood was with his uncle on April 2, attending St. Paul's Church in Richmond, when a telegram from Lee arrived informing the president that Petersburg would soon fall and the government must evacuate. That evening, he, Davis, and other members of the Confederate government boarded a train for Danville, Virginia. They continued their flight south, where, on May 10, 1865, near the town of Irwinsville, Georgia, Davis and Wood were both captured by Union forces. Wood soon made his escape, with his uncle's permission, by bribing one of his captors and hiding in a nearby swamp until the Federals and their prisoners left the area. Wood made his way south to Florida and met up with Major General John C. Breckinridge. Acquiring a small boat, Wood, Breckinridge, and several other men first attempted to row east to The Bahamas, but abandoned the plan and decided to instead make their way south toward Cuba. He managed to trade with a crew of Union deserters his boat for their slightly bigger sloop. They reached the north shore of Cuban on June 10. He remained in Cuba for two weeks before heading north to Canada, where his family soon joined him. Reunited, they settled in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and remained there for the rest of their lives. John Taylor Wood died on July 19, 1904. "

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        An Act to Incorporate the Town of Dekalb.

      1861. An Unrecorded Illinois Broadside? [Broadside]. [Illinois]. Twenty-Second General Assembly. An Act to Incorporate the Town of Dekalb. [Springfield, IL, 1861]. 25" x 14" broadside, dense text in five columns. Complete as issued. Light browning, fold lines, a few chips to each edge, isolated spots to wear at centerfold touching five words, all easily inferred. A rare item. * As far as we can determine, this broadside printing of the act founding this northern Illinois town, home of Northern Illinois University, is unrecorded. This appears to be an unofficial printing. The anonymous printer ran out of space at the end of the fifth column of text. Omitting the penultimate Article 44, on filling the vacancy of the office of the constable, the printer assigned that number to the final pro-forma two-line article, "This act shall be deemed a public act... &c.," but then omitted the date, "Approved Feb. 21, 1861." No copies listed on OCLC or in the state-wide catalogue of the Illinois State Library.

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        General laws of the state of Kansas, passed at the first session of the legislature, commenced at the capital, March 26, 1861.

      Lawrence, KS: Kansas State Journal" Steam Power Press Print 8vo (22.9 cm, 9"). 334 pp.. 1861 First edition of the first laws published by Kansas as a state. "Published by authority," the session laws of 1861 appear here with the Declaration of Independence, Constitution of the United States, Treaty of Cession, Organic Act, Constitution of the State of Kansas, Act of Admission, and lists of state officers and members and officers of legislature appended. Later blue morocco framed in blind double fillets, spine with gilt-stamped leather title labels, gilt-ruled raised bands, and gilt-stamped compartment decorations; spine very slightly sunned. Scattered faint foxing, four leaves with more pronounced spotting.

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        Das Gebiet des Weißen Flußes und dessen Bewohner.

      - Brixen, Weger, 1861, 8°, IV, 206 S., mit einer farblithographierten Faltkarte (datiert 1860, 51x28 cm), Halbleinwandeinband der Zeit mit marmorierten Deckeln *Afrika / Der weiße Nil / Weißer Nil / Ruanda / Burindi / Uganda / Tansania / Sudan / Dinka / Bari / Shilluk / Nuer

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        Regulations for the Medical Department of the Confederate States Army

      Richmond: Ritchie & Dunnavant, Printers, 1861. 2nd Edition. Half Leather. Very Good. Complete with 61 pages. (Parrish & Willingham 1991) Original marbled card wrapper with leather spine. 1.5" of lower spine missing with corresponding split at the tail of the front joint. Supple, evenly toned pages. With the outbreak of the war, Samuel Preston Moore, one of the most experienced medical officers in the U.S. Army, retired to his home state of Arkansas to open a private practice, but after some badgering, by Jefferson Davis, he agreed to serve as the Confederate Army's Surgeon General and establish its medical department. "In his correspondence to Moore, Davis described the deplorable conditions caused by the overwhelming number of casualties and a lack of Southern physicians trained in military medicine. Moore accepted the position of acting surgeon general on July 30, 1861 and was confirmed by the Confederate Senate in November of that same year. Among the more notable achievements of his tenure as surgeon general was the organization of the Confederate Medical Department, the establishment of examining boards for surgeons and assistant surgeons, the construction of military hospital huts, or one-story pavilion hospitals, and the establishment of drug, hospital supplies and surgical instruments factories around the Confederacy to supply the Army's needs." from Civil Practice to Civil War by The Medical College of the State of South Carolina. The regulations include the specific duties of military surgeons and related personnel, equipment and pharmaceutical authorizations for Confederate military units, and a number of form templates for use in reporting numbers of sick and wounded. requisitioning and controlling medical materiel, staffing reports, etc. Scarce. As of 2015, there is only one example of any edition (the second) for sale in the trade. OCLC shows only one example of any edition held by an institution, and the Rare Book Hub and ABPC show only two examples have been sold at auction. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        THE CITY OF THE SAINTS AND ACROSS THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS TO CALIFORNIA

      London, 1861. Contemporary calf, ruled in gilt, spine richly gilt, gilt morocco label, gilt crest of the Earl of Derby on the front board. Front board neatly rehinged. Very clean and fresh internally. Very good. The famed British traveller journeyed from Saint Joseph to Salt Lake City in 1860. After a month's stay in Utah, he went to California. He was sympathetic toward the Mormons, and this work contains a Mormon chronology, documents, and an extensive Mormon bibliography. Includes some material on the language of the Sioux Indians. HOWES B1033. SABIN 9497. WAGNER-CAMP 370:1. PENZER, pp.68-69. COWAN, p.87 (2nd ed. only). MINTZ 68. PILLING, PROOF-SHEETS 521. WHEAT TRANSMISSISSIPPI V, p.23. FLAKE 1027. GRAFF 512.

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        Sammelband mit 216 Theaterzetteln zu Aufführungen im Theater zu Frankfurt am Main.

      Frankfurt, 22.12.1861 - 31.12. 1862.HLwd d. Zt. 35 x 24 cm. Das reiche Programm umfasste neben trivialen Stücken heute vergessener Autoren auch diverse Opern und Operetten von Mozart, Richard Wagner (unter persönlicher Leitung!), Donizetti, Jacques Offenbach, Flotow, Weber u. a. Das Repertoire reichte Goethe`s Clavigo bis zu Komödien in hessischer Mundart. - Zwischengebunden einige kleinere Ankündigungen von Konzerten, 5 Zettel anderer Theater, ein Zeitungsbericht u. a. - Erster und letzter Zettel etwas knittrig, ansonsten in guter und frischer Erhaltung! Bücher de

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        The Game of the Ascent of Mont Blanc. Comprising : Instruction book: Rules for Playing the New Game of the Ascent of Mont Blanc.

      London Joseph Myers & Co. c. 1861 - Second edition, 8vo, 20pp. with wood-engraved circular illustration as frontispiece and on verso of final leaf and similar illustration on inside of each cover, foxing, publisher's light blue printed wrappers with advertisements on lower cover, covers creased and soiled, 1861; Game sheet: with 54 hand-coloured lithographed vignettes, folding in sections and linen-backed, folding into original green cloth covers, some very light wear to extremities of panels, one panel rather worn at corner, light foxing and browning,.; Also included numbered teetotum of bone; 6 coloured "men" of bone, lacking accompanying counters; all housed in the original green cloth-covered wooden box with gilt-lettered red morocco label on upper cover and hook-and-eye fastener, label a little rubbed A rare Victorian board game comprising a folded lithograph mounted on cloth with 54 coloured vignettes describing a route from London to the summit of Mont Blanc. The game was devised by Albert Smith, a popular author and showman. He drew on his experiences during an ascent of Mont Blanc in 1851 to devise a flamboyant entertainment called 'The Ascent of Mt Blanc' which was presented regularly at the Egyptian Hall in Piccadilly from 1852 until his death in 1860. This game is one of the most sought-after of Albert Smith's ephemeral pieces. The route shown on the board, illustrated with 54 scenes after Beverley's sketches, is led from the Egyptian Hall to the mountain. The game is fraught with many dangers - for example if you land on Dover instead of Folkestone you are fined six and you must go back to No.2. "if you had not slept in the train you would not have been at Dover". At each stop along the way a player was penalised or given a bonus (for instance, when crossing the Channel, "If you do not feel the least sick here, you may take six [sic! from the pool as a reward."). The first to reach the summit takes the pool built up by fines during the game. "And, so all our peril is over, and we will open a bottle of Champagne, and cry "God Save the Queen". Neate S94. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Great Expectations

      Chapman and Hall, 1861 First edition, first issue, rebound in quarter leather and marbled paper. One of only 1,000 copies of the true first edition. Very good condition. Housed in a custommade collector's clamshell case with leather spine and gold tooling and lettering.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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

      1861. Hi, Here we have an 1861 Lillywhite Guide. 14th Edition. It is bound in blue with gilt to spine without covers but has all but 2 pages of the adverts within, in very nice condition. Internally wonderful, very clean indeed. It is a tiny book with bright pages and hard to find.

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        Rambles in the islands of Corsica and Sardinia with notices of their history, antiquities, and present conditions. Second edition.

      Longman, Green,, London, 1861 - Cm. 24,5, pp. xxxiv (2) 450. Con la carta topografica dell'isola disegnata ed incisa da E. Weller, , molte incisioni nel testo ed 8 belle vedute in litografia colorata (o seppiata) da M. e N. Hanhart su disegni di M.A. Biddulph. Elegante legatura coeva in pieno marocchino rosso, dorso a nervi con titoli su tassello e ricchi fregi in oro ai comparti. Piatti inquadrati da doppio filetto in oro, tagli e sguardie marmorizzati. Ex libris nobiliare. Esemplare in ottimo stato di conservazione, a carte candide. Cfr. Olschki (254). Vivace e dettagliata esposizione delle due isole da parte del Forester il quale ".lascia Marsiglia durante la seconda settimana di ottobre par fare ritorno il 17 novembre 1853". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ordinances of the Corporation of Morgantown, with the Charter Annexed

      Morgantown, (VA): Virginia Weekly Star office, 1861. First edition. 8vo. 16 pp. First public printing of the revised (1860) charter, with four pages of newly drafted municipal laws regulating gambling, maintenance of privies, selling on the Sabbath, keeping of hogs, detonation of fire-crackers, etc. The first printing of the municipal code for Morgantown. Though the settlement was founded in 1778, and officially incorporated by the Virginia Assembly in 1838, there appears to have been no formal governmental structure, or municipal code, put in place until the adoption of the revised charter printed herein. Not in Parrish & Willingham (though the printing may pre-date Virginia's April, 1861, secession from the Union). OCLC locates three copies (Harvard Law, Duke, Library of Virginia). Original plain gray wrappers (somewhat soiled). Very good. (2465)

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        Briefe aus Italien. Für meine Familie und deren Nachkommen als Geburtstagsgabe dargebracht.

      Berlin 1861 - Gr.8°. VI 416 S., 1 Bl. Druckfehler: montierte Original-Photographie als Frontispiz. Blindgeprägter violetter Original-Leinenband mit goldgeprägtem Deckeltitel "Familien-Briefe" und goldgeprägtem Rückentitel "Aus Italien", etwas berieben, Rücken gebleicht, marmorierter Schnitt, grünes Lesebändchen. Privatdruck, einzige Ausgabe, selten. - Mit 3-zeiliger handschriftlicher Verfasserwidmung, datiert 15/3. 61 im Oberrand des Titels. - Ermeler zählt zu den Begründern der Tabakindustrie in Berlin. - Die Reise führte ihn über Bayern, Tirol, Mailand, Genua, Florenz, Rom, Neapel (worüber er ausführlich berichtet) nach Sizilien und über Venedig, Triest, Wien und Budapest wieder zurück. - Das Frontispiz zeigt ihn sitzend in italienischer Landschaft, photographiert nach einem Gemälde oder einer Lithographie. - Gutes und sauberes Exemplar. - Tresoldi 177. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        VINDICATION OF A.B. NORTON, FROM THE ATTACKS OF HIS ENEMIES; MADE IN THE TEXAS LEGISLATURE, APRIL 8th 1861 [caption title]

      [Austin, 1861. Original printed wrappers. Some staining and minor foxing. Very good. An especially rare Texas Confederate imprint concerning Norton's alleged opposition to secession. Norton rebuts opponents who labeled him an abolitionist, yet decries the dissolution of the Union and the looming Civil War. His target of blame is clear: "Lincoln... [is] leading the hordes of Black Republicans amid the ruin of our beloved country, triumphantly to the National Capitol." Parrish & Willingham notes just four copies, at Yale, Emory, the Boston Athenaeum, and the University of Texas at Austin. OCLC also notes a copy at Baylor. This is the first copy we've encountered in forty years. PARRISH & WILLINGHAM 5683. CRANDALL 2796. SABIN 55858. HEARTMAN 120:1441. OCLC 22435943.

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        Storia della chiesa di Napoli provata con monumenti. Libri cinque.

      Naples, Stabilimento tipografico strada Banchi-Nuovi, 1861. - Large 4to. 621, (7) pp. With 8 lithogr. plates. Near-contemporary blue marbled half calf with giltstamped crest of the Ducs de Luynes to spine. Marbled endpapers. First edition of this study of the church history of Naples, from antiquity to the 18th century. The plates show ancient murals. - Occasional slight browning; a good copy. From the library of the Ducs de Luynes at the Château de Dampierre: their bookplate reproducing the arms of Charles Marie d'Albert de Luynes (1783-1839), 7th Duc de Luynes, on pastedown. ICCU SBL\0406783. OCLC 5969921. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THE LIFE OF A FIREMAN: THE FIRE. "NOW THEN WITH A WILL SHAKE HER UP, BOYS!'' [and:] THE LIFE OF A FIREMAN: THE NEW ERA. STEAM AND MUSCLE [and:] THE LIFE OF A FIREMAN: THE RACE. "JUMP HER BOYS, JUMP HER!'' [and:] THE LIFE OF A FIREMAN: THE RUINS "TAKE UP'' "MAN YOUR ROPE."

      1861. A few pale marginal stains, minor abrasion to imprint of one example. Very good. Four rare hand-colored lithographs from the "Life of a Fireman" series by the famed printmakers Currier & Ives. All four prints show energetic firefighting scenes, one taking place at night ("The New Era"). The artist for three of the four was Louis Maurer, a long-time artist for Currier & Ives. "Perhaps his most important work for the firm was the famous series "The Life of a Fireman," a set of six exceptionally well executed large folios that had great popularity and that today are among the most eagerly sought-after prints in the Currier & Ives collection" - Peters. Rare. PETERS, CURRIER & IVES 628, 629, 630, 631. GALE, CURRIER & IVES: CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ 3783, 3785, 3787, 3788.

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        AMERIKA JIN YUKO SAKAMORI: AN AMERICAN SAILOR DRINKING & CAROUSING WITH HIS JAPA

      [Japan 1861. A single sheet print, Oban Tate-e, color wood-. block print, 13.75 x 9 inches, or 25.5 x 36.5 cm., minor old. worm holes &c., mended, very good copy with good vegetal dye. color, excellent registry, strong images, minor scuff. RARE. AN AMERICAN SAILOR FINDS HIS PROSTITUTE IN EARLY JAPAN This excellent example shows an early American sailor wear- ing his U.S. Navy uniform: blue jacket and white trousers, a full beard, complete with regulation issue hat. He holds a drinking cup in his right hand while his left arm escorts his courtesan or prostitute. She wears the typical Kimono of the time, clearly a winter scene as her several layers of clothing evident, as she wears Pokkuri or lacquered high Geta type footwear with uncovered feet. She holds a foreign bottle of licquor in her right hand & lifts her hems to keep up with the long-legged Ameican while they take a Yokohama stroll. The American fixed his on the girl of choice, while she also eyes him. The handsome black cartouche states the title of this print. The Kiwame or censor's seal reads the 'First Month 1861' so its clearly January, a cold time of the year even in Yokohama. Yoshitora [c.1818-1875] had seve- ral "go" or artist names. For details on him, see L.P. Robe- rts: DICTIONARY OF JAPANESE ARTISTS, p.204 for more details. He was a good pupil of Utagawa Kuniyoshi who concentrated on making prints of Tokyo area and of foreigners in Yokohama. Per Roberts, "The prints have a considerable naive charm." He was one of the four main artaists that depicted Yokohama & foreigners or "Yokohama-e," as well as scenic views of Edo [old Tokyo] & of foreign lands, gleaned from foreign paint- paintings or photographs. Other good color examples can be found in FIRST IMPRESSIONS JAPANESE PRINTS OF FOREIGNERS, curated by Willa Tanabe from the McGovern Collection. In T. Tamba's REFLECTION OF THE CULTURES OF YOKOHAMA IN DAYS OF THE PORT OPENING [YOKOHAMA UKIYO-E] shows this as print # 208, and he also notes its RARITY ! See also K. Nonogami: COLOR PRINTS OF THE LATE TOKUGAWA & EARLY MEIJI PERIODS IN THE NONOGAMI COLLECTION [BUNMEI KAIKA NISHIKI-E SHU]. It is also listed as plate # 98. in the Robert Eldred auction catalog of Aug. 20th, 1974, item #239. Ann Yonemura in her: YOKOHAMA PRINTS FROM THE 19th CENTURY JAPAN illustrates this in color on p.145, plate #56. She points out that in Miyo- zaki the entertainment district of Yokohama, few women other than courtesans [prostitutes] lived in the port city during the first years after the opening to international trade. Published by Enshuya. M. Paske-Smith in his WESTERN BARBAR- IANS contributes to this genre on p.277. This is also lis- ted and shown in full color on page 83 in the work compiled by KANAGAWA KEN RITSU HAKUBUTSU KAN [KANAGAWA PREFECTURAL MUSEUM]: SHUTAISEI YOKOHAMA UKIYO-E: COMPREHENSIVE CATALOGUE OF YOKOHAMA UKIYO-E COLOR PRINTS. Censor seal dated January, 1861. Also shown in UKIYOE SHUNGA MEI HIN SHU SEI p.36 item #2. A color scan can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Glencreggan; or, a highland home in Cantire

      Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, London 1861 - First edition, 2 volumes in 1, thick 8vo, pp. xxviii, 371, [1]; xiv, 358, [2] ads; 3 maps (2 hand-colored, 1 folding), 8 chromolithographs, and 61 woodcuts (8 on plates, the balance in the text); attractive copy in original green diaper cloth lettered in gilt on spine. The Rev. Edward Bradley (1827-1889), writing under the name of Cuthbert Bede, wrote this extensive history and guide to the peninsula in the west of Scotland. The illustrations are made from sketches and watercolors by the author. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lives of Eminent American Physicians and Surgeons of the Nineteenth Century.

      Philadelphia: Lindsay & Blakiston, 1861. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Signed by author. First edition. Inscribed & signed by editor on front flyleaf ('Benjamin Franklin Horwitz - with the kind regards of the Editor. Philadelphia, Nov. 1882'). Former library copy, usual marks. Professionally rebacked with original backstrip laid down, gilt titles mostly rubbed away, first gathering loose, pencil marginalia on contents page only. 1861 Hard Cover. xi, 836 pp. 8vo. Blind-stamped cloth. Frontispiece of Benjamin Rush. A collection of biographical sketches of notable 19th century physicians and surgeons, some fairly detailed (between 10 and 110 pages dedicated to each doctor). Compiled by the author of the first serious history of American surgery (see Garrison-Morton 5795), known as 'a surgical innovator and an outstanding author of numerous works which became classics.' (see Garrison-Morton 5607). 'In his day Gross was the most famous surgeon in the U.S.A. He was for a time Professor of General Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathological Anatomy at Cincinnati Medical College' (see Garrison-Morton 2292).

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        Poets' wit and humour.

      New York: D. Appleton & Co. 8vo (22.8 cm, 9"). [8], 278, [1] pp.; illus.. 1861 First U.S. edition: "Illustrated with => one hundred engravings from drawings by Charles Bennett and George H. Thomas." The work was edited by a friend and collaborator of Charles Dickens; from Chaucer to Swift to "Saint Anthony's Sermon to the Fishes," Wills's comic selections are delightfully entertaining, and their wood-engraved illustrations equally amusing. Binding: Publisher's deluxe black calf, covers and spine elaborately embossed and stamped in blind and gilt with central gilt-stamped vignette of a cherub dressed as a jester and playing a lyre. All edges gilt. => The embossing plaque is signed with the designer's initials: "R.D." — Robert Dudley. This is an English publisher's binding, most likely done using the English sheets with an Appleton title-page. This work is rarely found in the deluxe binding: The handsomely gilt-stamped publisher's cloth is the norm. Binding as above, showing minor wear to extremities and front cover vignette, original silk bookmark detached and laid in. Volume slightly shaken with text block starting to pull away from spine; this is the kind of volume that wants to do that, and the reader will want to "cradle" it in hand — that done, no worries. Front fly-leaf with early pencilled gift inscription and with a Maine druggist's small ticket. Mild to moderate foxing. => Both funny and decorative, in a publisher's binding that may fairly be called "DAZZLING.

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        Narrative Of The Circumnavigation Of The Globe By The Austrian Frigate "Novara" Undertaken by Order of the Imperial Government, In the Years 1857, 1858 & 1859, Under the Immediate Auspices of the Austrian Navy.

      London: Saunders, Otley and Co 1861-1863 - London: Saunders, Otley and Co. 1861-1863, First English Edition. Complete in 3 volumes. Sm4to - 25.9 cm. Publisher's original ornate de-bossed red cloth. Volume 1: [Lv], 484, (10) pp. Frontis vertical section view of the frigate "Novara", 7 full-page color maps, 1 large fold-out color map, 52 plates in text; Volume 2: [ix], (1), 627 pp., 8 illustrations in text; Volume 3: [vi], (1), 544 pp. Index, Errata. All 3 volumes uniformly professionally re-cased with original spines and hinges reinforced, former King's Inn Library Dublin Stamp. This is a Very Rare and complete set of significant publications in Very Good condition. Sabin 77620; Hill p. 565; Ferguson 15471. The circumnavigation of the earth from April 1857 through August 1859 by the "Novara" was one of the most important journeys for what became the Naturhistorisches Museum in Vienna. A number of eminent natural scientists joined the voyage, including Georg Ritter von Frauenfeld, curator in the invertebrate department of the Imperial museums. The material collected during the expedition was voluminous and continues to be examined and published by prominent scientists up until the present time. The Novara-Expedition visited many locations to include Gibraltar, Madeira, Rio de Janeiro, Cape Town, St. Paul island, Ceylon, Madras, Nicobar Islands, Singapore, Batavia, Manila, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Puynipet island, Stuarts, Sydney, Auckland, Tahiti, Valpara’so, Gravosa, and Triest. They returned on 26 August 1859. Dr. Karl Scherzer was a member of the expedition that included visits to Tahiti & other South Sea islands, Chile and an overland journey from Valparasio to Gibraltar via the Isthmus of Panama. The Novara Expedition was the first large-scale scientific, around-the-world mission of the Austrian Imperial war navy. Authorized by Archduke Maximillian, the journey lasted 2 years 3 months, from 30 April 1857 until 30 August 1859. The expedition in the frigate "Novara", under the command of Kommodore Bernhard von WŸllerstorf-Urbair was composed of 345 officers and crew, plus 7 scientists on board. Preparation for the research journey was made by the "Imperial Academy of Sciences in Vienna" and by specialized scholars under direction of the geologist Ferdinand von Hochstetter and the zoologist Georg von Frauenfeld. The first coca plant (cocaine) investigations, in particular on St. Paul Island, the Nicobar Islands, and on New Zealand (first geological mapping by Hochstetter), created the bases for future geological research. The oceanographic research, in particular in the South Pacific, revolutionized oceanography and hydrography. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kathedrale "Sé Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Assunção" mit Vorplatz ('Catedrale in Funchal').

      - altkolorierte Lithographie v. J. Novpacky n. J. Selleny gedr. v. Reiffenstein & Rösch b. L.T. Neumann in Wien, um 1861, 25 x 33 (hochauflösende Bilder auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - high resolution pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        MANUSCRIT AUTOGRAPHE DE MEDECINE LEGALE]

      Strasbourg (puis Nancy)-1887 1861 - ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Notes prises par Gabriel Tourdes pour ses cours de médecine légale donnés de 1861 à 1887 à la Faculté de médecine de Strasbourg. Gabriel Tourdes (1810-1900) compte parmi les fondateurs de la médecine légale. Il a été le successeur de Foderé à la Chaire de médecine légale de Strasbourg. On trouve dans ce volume un feuillet sténographié contenant le plan du cours, (qu'il devait être distribué aux étudiants), et à la suite, plusieurs pages manuscrites de Tourdes contenant la matière de ce cours, avec, à l'occasion des comptes rendus d'autopsie. Ce volume lui a aussi servi de cahiers de notes, par exemple, il a recopié sa "Réponse à une lettre de Lacassagne". En tête, sur plusieurs feuillets, il y a un index des matières traitées. Il y a 4 feuillets sténographiés portant des illustrations et quelques croquis dessinés à la plume dans le texte. Le nom de Tourdes apparaît sur un feuillet imprimé du premier cours et on trouve aussi des références à ses propres publications : "mon article Anesthésie, Dictionnaire encyclopédique des sciences médicales". (p 59). Titre doré au dos de la reliure : "Feuillets de médecine légale". Reliure frottée et feuillets en partie déboîtés. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Format : In-8. [218 x 135 mm] Collation : 394 pp. [notées 348]. Demi-basane verte. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection,

      London: John Murray,, 1861. or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. Third Edition, with Additions and Corrections. (Seventh Thousand.) Octavo in twelves (196 × 120 mm). Original green diagonal-wave-grain cloth, covers decoratively blocked in blind, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, brown coated endpapers, binder's ticket (Edmonds & Remnants, London) to rear pastedown. Folding table. Complete with the half-title and 2 pages of publisher's advertisements to the rear. Bookseller's blind-stamp (W. H. Smith) to front free endpaper, contemporary pencilled annotation to rear free endpaper. Spine rolled and slightly sun-darkened, extremities bumped and rubbed, short (15 mm) sections of splitting to cloth along fore edge of front board, foot of front joint and head of rear, superficial cracking to front inner hinge, contents very faintly toned as usual with the occasional light marginal spot, faint creasing to lower outer corner of a few earlier leaves. Overall a very good copy, internally crisp and the binding sound. Third edition of "the most important biological book ever written" (Freeman), first issued in April 1861, one of 2,000 copies printed. The text was extensively altered, and a table is given of differences from the second edition, a feature that occurs in each subsequent Murray edition. The third edition 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.

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        INFANTRY TACTICS, COMPILED FROM SCOTT AND HARDEE, FOR THE USE OF WISCONSIN VOLUNTEERS

      Milwaukee, 1861. Gathered signatures, stitched. Minor staining, with some insect damage affecting the top margin, touching some running headers and costing some text towards the end, especially the last few leaves. Good. An extraordinarily rare Civil War drillbook printed expressly for volunteers in the Wisconsin army. This copy belonged to Samuel Cotter Kirkpatrick, first corporal and eventual sergeant in the 11th Wisconsin Volunteers. Kirkpatrick, a twice-wounded Wisconsin soldier, experienced much of the Civil War on the western side of the Mississippi River. He was born, and died, in Grant County, Wisconsin. On Sept. 11, 1861, the nineteen- year-old Kirkpatrick enrolled in the 11th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry at Mineral Point, Wisconsin. He was discharged at Indianola, Texas, on Feb. 13, 1864, having attained the rank of sergeant. That same day Kirkpatrick re-enlisted and served until Sept. 4, 1865, when he was discharged at Mobile, Al. He suffered two wounds during the war: the first in the left ear at Port Gibson, Ms., about May 1, 1863, the second in the left breast by shrapnel at Big Black River, Ms., on May 17, 1863. Kirkpatrick married Caroline Mary Ritchey on April 4, 1864 and together they had five children. The 11th Wisconsin served west of the Mississippi in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas. The regiment served in Arkansas from March 1862 to March 1863, took part in the Vicksburg campaigns during the spring and summer, and then in Louisiana in the fall. In late November 1863 the regiment was transported by steamship to Point Isabel, Texas. For the next three months they fought in difficult campaigns on the Texas coast before returning to New Orleans in late February 1864. They then returned to hard campaigning in western Louisiana until they had completed their three year enlistment terms in late September 1864. Kirkpatrick had completed his full three- year term earlier that year. Kirkpatrick carried this field manual on all of these campaigns. He signed the book twice, identified it as his book and himself as "First Corporal" on the verso of the titlepage. He has written the names of several family members, and what appears to be the beginning of a letter on the last leaf. The book is an extremely rare Civil War imprint. Only one copy is reported in OCLC, at the Wisconsin Historical Society, and we can find no mention of it elsewhere. OCLC 11150715.

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        Manual of Instruction for the Volunteers and Militia of the United States. With numerous illustrations.

      Charles DeSilver and Cushings & Bailey, Philadelphia and Baltimore 1861 - First edition. 8vo. 743 pp. Illustrated, diagrams and tables, some folding. The standard manual for the Civil War, adapted for the Confederacy and the militia of Texas and reprinted in Richmond and Galveston; Gilham compiled the work following John Brown's invasion of Harper's Ferry while serving as commandant of cadets at the Virginia Military Institute. Inscribed by the publisher (DeSilver) to Maj. Gen. George A. McCall (1802-1868) who commanded a division early in war, performing noble service at Mechanicsville before being taken prisoner (he was later exchanged for Confederate General Simon B. Buckner). Label on front pastedown, owner's stamps on endpapers and plates, but a very good copy with a nice association. Publisher's tan three-quarter sheep (rubbed) and marbled boards, endpapers, and edges, leather label and ornaments between raised bands on spine. (#5682) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Manual of Military Surgery, For the Use of Surgeons in the Confederate Army; With An Appendix of the Rules and Regulations of the Medical Department of the Confederate Army

      Charleston: Evans & Cogswell, 1861. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 12mo. [1], xi, 447pp., [1]. Folding form. Restored. Brown cloth hardcover with new brown cloth spine. Gilt stamped title and decorations on red leather spine label. Original end sheets preserved. Corners bumped. Light toning to pages. Folding form located in appendix is split along the fold and is in two pieces. Pencil inscription, "Thomas J. Pickens MD Bonham's Brigade ?. ?. ?. (3 initials) Flint Hill Near Fairfax CH VA Sept 9th 1861," located on front blank end sheet. Dr. Thomas J. Pickens signed his name in pencil top of title page. Parrish & Willingham 6109 (Charleston imprint); Sabin (Richmond, Virginia edition) #12846; Nevins (Second Edition Richmond, Virginia 1862) p.5 Vol. 1.

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        Great Expectations

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

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        [CIVIL WAR-ERA HOLOGRAPHIC NOTEBOOK KEPT BY A UNION NAVAL GUNNER ABOARD THE U.S.S. QUAKER CITY]

      [Various American ports, 1861. 12mo. Original limp calf. Minor edge wear, front cover bowed. Pencil notes and drawing of a woman in profile on front endpapers. Minor dust soiling in text, last two leaves removed. Very good. An engaging manuscript journal kept by "Joseph Furlong, Acting Gunner, U.S.N.," per his ownership inscription on the first leaf. According to David Dixon's NAVAL HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR, Furlong served as the acting gunner on the U.S.S. Quaker City, a heavy sidewheel steamship built in 1854 and leased by the Union Navy at the start of the Civil War. Chartered in 1861 and subsequently purchased by the Navy, the ship was outfitted with a powerful twenty-pound long rifle and assigned to help enforce the Union blockade of the ports of the Confederate States of America. The journal opens with fifteen manuscript pages in pencil listing the "Table of Allowances of Ordnance Stores for 2nd Class Sidewheel Steamer" and other "Miscellaneous" supplies. This is followed by ninety-one manuscript pages in ink titled "Questions and Answers in Naval Gunnery" and consisting of 396 numbered questions and answers ranging from "Q. What is a Gun made of? A. Of Cast Iron Metal" to "Q. What is the charge for a 24 Pdr Howitzer of 1310 lbs? A. 2 lbs." One of the last entries addresses the recipe for gunpowder, here given as fifteen parts nitre, ten parts sulphur, and fifteen parts charcoal. There are no notations or references for the source of these entries, but they read as class notes copied from a standard reference work. It would be another fifty years before the publication of the first BLUEJACKET'S MANUAL, the standard handbook for personnel of the United States Navy. Many sailors at this time were practically illiterate, so the oral traditions and procedures of petty officers were the basis of enlisted sailors' education. Furlong could have gleaned the material from James Harmon Ward's AN ELEMENTARY COURSE OF INSTRUCTION ON ORDNANCE AND GUNNERY: PREPARED FOR THE USE OF THE MIDSHIPMEN AT THE NAVAL SCHOOL (1846). Placed in service only six days after President Lincoln declared a blockade of the Confederate coast, the Quaker City was one of the most active and effective blockaders in the Union Navy, capturing at least ten ships flying the Confederate flag. At various times the ship patrolled the entrance to Chesapeake Bay, Hampton Roads, New York, the Gulf of Mexico, up the Mississippi River, the Bahamas, Key West, Charleston, and more, capturing Confederate ships in every port of call, including Confederate commerce raiders such as the Model, the Lilla, and the Adela. After taking a pounding during its service in the war, the ship was decommissioned in 1865 and sold back to commercial interests. Interestingly, during a trip to Europe in 1867, Mark Twain chose the ship as a setting for his INNOCENTS ABROAD. The Quaker City was later renamed several times and served in the Haitian Navy before sinking off Bermuda in 1871. This manuscript journal is an enthralling read for naval historians, especially of the Civil War era. Naval operations during the war are often overlooked in favor of the famous land battles, but they were no less important in winning the war for the Union. This journal is a firsthand memento of the sailor's life from one of the defining eras in American history.

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        The Book of Nature; containing Information for Young People who think of Getting Married, on the Philosophy of Procreation and Sexual Intercourse; showing how to prevent conception and to avoid child-bearing : also, rules for management during labor and child-birth.

      New York: Wallis & Ashton. Very Good. 1861. An intelligent and liberal explanation of human physiology with nine surprisingly graphic plates (some colored) including intricacies of the sexual organs which wouldn't be publicly available for another hundred years. "The [1861] Book of Nature is unparalleled in the accuracy of the information it provides, and is superior even to many treatises written by and for a professional audience on sexual physiology"--Atwater/Hoolihan 164 (Swann 2013). Also enlightened advice on contraception, aphrodisiacs, abortions & "how to avoid child-getting." Blind stamped green cloth with gilt title and gilt cherubic Eros to cover. Minor moisture marks (see image) & wear, including some loss to fly sheets. Inexplicitly scarce.; 12mo 4.25 x 6.5 in; 64 pages .

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        Sammelband mit 248 Theaterzetteln zu Aufführungen im Theater zu Frankfurt am Main.

      Frankfurt, 1.2.1861 - 10.11. 1860. - HLwd d. Zt. 35 x 24 cm. Das reiche Programm umfasste neben trivialen Stücken heute vergessener Autoren auch diverse Opern und Operetten von Mozart, Richard Wagner, Donizetti, Jacques Offenbach, Flotow, Weber u. a. Das Repertoire reichte Shakespeare bis zu Komödien in hessischer Mundart. - Insgesamt in guter und frischer Erhaltung! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Framley Parsonage.

      Smith, Elder & Co. 1861 - FIRST EDITION. 3 vols. 3 vols in 1 in contemp. purple publisher?s cloth, blocked in blind, spine lettered in gilt; carefully recased at some point, retaining sl. darkened spine strip, new e.ps. Trollope Society Catalogue 11. Sadleir 11. The fourth of the Barsetshire Novels, Framley Parsonage was first serialised in The Cornhill Magazine, Jan. 1860 - April 1861. The six Millais plates are not bound into this three-vols-in-one reissue. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        [GROUP OF EARLY LAWS FOR KANSAS TERRITORY, INCLUDING SEVERAL EARLY TERRITORIAL IMPRINTS]

      Lecompton & Lawrence, 1861. 20th-century cloth, gilt leather labels. Some labels chipped, cloth lightly soiled. Library stamps on each titlepage. Minor foxing, some scattered soiling. Good. An extensive run of territorial laws for Kansas Territory, covering the years 1855 through 1861, including eight early territorial imprints for 1857 through 1861. The initial years of Kansas Territory - and its laws - were marked by a bloody fight between pro- and anti-slavery advocates. There is a wealth of information here on the struggles which proceeded the Civil War. The present group covers much of the territorial law, until Kansas became a state in 1861. The individual titles are as follows: 1) THE STATUTES OF THE TERRITORY OF KANSAS.... Shawnee M.L. School: John T. Brady, 1855. vii,1058,[1]pp. Likely published in St. Louis or further east, rather than in the Territory. It is not noted in the American Imprints Inventory of Kansas imprints. 2) LAWS OF THE TERRITORY OF KANSAS, PASSED AT THE SECOND SESSION OF THE GENERAL LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.... Lecompton: R.H. Bennett, 1857. [4],378pp. AII (KANSAS) 117. 3) LAWS OF THE TERRITORY OF KANSAS, PASSED AT THE THIRD AND FOURTH SESSION OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.... Lecompton: S.W. Driggs & Co., 1858. 469,[2]pp. AII (KANSAS) 183. 4) PRIVATE LAWS OF THE TERRITORY OF KANSAS, PASSED AT THE FOURTH SESSION OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.... Lecompton: S.W. Driggs, 1858. 398,[1]pp. AII (KANSAS) 184. 5) GENERAL LAWS OF THE TERRITORY OF KANSAS, PASSED AT THE FIFTH SESSION OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.... Lawrence: Herald of Freedom Steam Press, 1859. 720pp. AII (KANSAS) 221. 6) PRIVATE LAWS OF THE TERRITORY OF KANSAS, PASSED AT THE FIFTH SESSION OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.... Lawrence: Herald of Freedom Press, 1859. 233pp. AII (KANSAS) 223. 7) GENERAL LAWS PASSED BY THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF KANSAS, AT THE GENERAL AND SPECIAL SESSIONS OF THE YEAR 1860.... Lecompton: S.A. Medary & S.W. Driggs, 1860. 264pp. AII (KANSAS) 252. 8) PRIVATE LAWS OF THE TERRITORY OF KANSAS, PASSED AT THE SPECIAL SESSION OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.... [Lecompton: S.A. Medary, [1860]. xii,455pp. AII (KANSAS) 254. 9) GENERAL LAWS OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF KANSAS, FOR THE YEAR 1861.... Lawrence: Sam. A. Medary, 1861. 35,[1]pp. AII (KANSAS) 287. 10) [LAWS OF THE TERRITORY OF KANSAS]. [Washington: John T. Brady, 1856]. 822pp. Lacks first 48pp., including titlepage, containing the Organic Act.

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        General laws of the state of Kansas, passed at the first session of the legislature, commenced at the capital, March 26, 1861.

      Lawrence, KS: Kansas State Journal" Steam Power Press Print 8vo (22.9 cm, 9"). 334 pp.. 1861 First edition of the first laws published by Kansas as a state. "Published by authority," the session laws of 1861 appear here with the Declaration of Independence, Constitution of the United States, Treaty of Cession, Organic Act, Constitution of the State of Kansas, Act of Admission, and lists of state officers and members and officers of legislature appended. Later blue morocco framed in blind double fillets, spine with gilt-stamped leather title labels, gilt-ruled raised bands, and gilt-stamped compartment decorations; spine very slightly sunned. Scattered faint foxing, four leaves with more pronounced spotting.

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        SHO GO DAIMYOO OYASHIKI GOH IN: CERTIFIED EDO MAP OF DAIMYO RESIDENCES.

      Edo 1861, Murataya. Single sheet, color woodblock printed. map, 96 x 68 cm., rebacked, some old worming now mended,very. clean, folds down to 12.5 x 18 cm., in indigo-blue folding. Chitsu case, bone clasps.. MAP OF OLD EDO LOCATING THE HATAMOTO & SAMURAI RESIDENCES A lovely map of Edo, with an appendage at the East portion of the map [31.5 x 15.5 cm]. Shows sail boats plying the bay, the canals and all of the wards in the biggest city in Japan. * Nanba states: "This map, drawn to scale of 1 bu to 20 ken is much like many others of this type in both scale and content. They all originated...from maps drawn by Ochikochi Doin. What distinguishes this map from others is its detailed information on residences of Daimyo, Hatamoto and other Samurai." * The Mon [crest] of each family is clearly shown on residences and on detached villas. Large directional characters on each side, with colophon. The Hatamoto are within the moat, near the palace. Clearly shows rivers, roads, individual wards, important houses, ships ply the harbor, with folded appendage at the East to show the whole of the area. * A very nice, crisp copy, suitable for framing and display. *** BIBLIOGRAPHY: NANBA, Matsutaro. ed. et al. OLD MAPS IN JAPAN: see plate # 93, for a very similar item. *** Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        TAIHEI BANDAI GO SAN KE KATA ON TSUKE: MEMORANDOM OF THE GO-SAN-KE OR THE THREE RELATED FAMILIES OF THE TOKUGAWA CLAN.

      A GENEALOGY OF THE THREE TOKUGAWA FAMILIES [Tokyo ? 1861, - Tokugawa Family]. Stitched blue wrs., verygood, 11.5 x 16 cm., [15] double folded leaves, entirelywoodblock printed on hand-made paper,nicely illustrated withvarious Mon or family crests, seals, insignias, lanterns, Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2016Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Lives of Eminent American Physicians and Surgeons of the Nineteenth Century.

      Philadelphia: Lindsay & Blakiston, 1861. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Signed by author. First edition. Inscribed & signed by editor on front flyleaf ('Benjamin Franklin Horwitz - with the kind regards of the Editor. Philadelphia, Nov. 1882'). Former library copy, usual marks. Professionally rebacked with original backstrip laid down, gilt titles mostly rubbed away, first gathering loose, pencil marginalia on contents page only. 1861 Hard Cover. xi, 836 pp. 8vo. Blind-stamped cloth. Frontispiece of Benjamin Rush, A collection of biographical sketches of notable 19th century physicians and surgeons, some fairly detailed (between 10 and 110 pages dedicated to each doctor). Compiled by the author of the first serious history of American surgery (see Garrison-Morton 5795), known as 'a surgical innovator and an outstanding author of numerous works which became classics.' (see Garrison-Morton 5607). 'In his day Gross was the most famous surgeon in the U.S.A. He was for a time Professor of General Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathological Anatomy at Cincinnati Medical College' (see Garrison-Morton 2292).

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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. Versand D: 2,30 EUR

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        Paris-Neuf ou rêve et réalité

      1861 - VIII-211 pages, 8 Paris, chez Gustave Barba, 1861, in-8, VIII-211 pages, 8 photographies originales hors texte, demi-chagrin noir de l'époque, dos à faux nerfs, Édition originale de ce long poème sur Paris, comprenant de nombreux passages ". extraordinaires ! " (Lacombe). L'auteur le qualifie lui-même, en sous titre, de "grande fantasmagorie, composée de quarante-cinq satires, descriptions historiques ou tableaux pittoresques sur la capitale de la France, vers le milieu du XIXe siècle" ; l'ouvrage est illustré de nombreux bois dans le texte. Un des rares exemplaires comprenant les 8 tirages originaux albuminées [80 x 80 mm], contrecollées sur feuillets forts, réalisées par les photographes associés Constant Duroni et Louis Théodore Murer, "Photographes de S.M. le Roi d'Italie", Paris, 12, Rue Vivienne, et Milan, 11, Corso Vitto". "Le poète a divisé son oeuvre en quatre parties : Monuments et histoire. - Établissements et institutions. - Les maisons. - Les rues." Légers frottements au dos. Lacombe, 1039. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Great Expectations

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

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        CHAMPIONSHIP PRIZE ENVELOPE. LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS [caption title]

      New York, 1861. Minor toning and soiling. Near fine. Patriotic envelope covers became exceedingly popular at the outset of the Civil War, not only for use but also as collectible items. Both sides promoted their causes through this medium, and printers produced a variety of patriotic envelopes, finding a sure and easy market for profit. This complete set of five shows Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln in the boxing ring, surrounded by supporters. The envelopes progress from a cringing Davis imploring "Let me alone!" on the first cover, as the South's supporters dwindle away - in full retreat by the third round - and Secession is noted as being a mere "greasespot" by round four. The final envelope shows Lincoln and the Union victorious. This series must have been prepared very early in the war, because Winfield Scott is still shown as the primary Union general, and the setback of First Bull run does not intrude on optimism. A wonderful set of these collectible envelopes, showing an optimistic outset to the war.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        CHINA AND JAPAN: Being a Narrative of the Cruise of the U.S. Steam-Frigate Powha

      Philadelphia 1861, Desilver. Green pebbled cloth, very good. 448p., 8 color litho plates, 2 maps: Nagasaki Harbor & City,. and map of the Pei Ho River, 12.5 x 20.5 cm. 2nd. edition, a. very bright, solid copy, top edge spine bit frayed, else ok.. SUBTITLE [continued]: and Their Principal Officals. * Written by the late Executive Officer of the Powhatan. This is an important primary source, written by an eye witness to the opening of Japan, by the Flag-Ship of the east India and China Squadron during the historic events. * Covering the voyage to the Far East, Hong Kong, meeting of the U.S. Mississippi. Arrival at Nagasaki, comments on the people & customs there. Sail for Simoda, Mr. Harris, lacquer ware, public bath hoses, return to the China coast. Shanghai, dispatch of Japanese treaty, return to Nagasaki with Minister Reed, trip to the interior, arrival of Baron Gros, Russian frigate. Mississipi sent to Japan. On to Nagasaki Yokohama and its rapid growth, Kanagawa. Great fire in Yokohama, commentary on the "Japs." Comments on Japan, people, customs, plants, animals, geological. * ADDITIONAL CONDITION NOTES: There are two small spots on the spine, one probably a round seal mark, the other a small scuff. The first fly has a small stain, where there may have been a paper tipped in earlier, * BIBLIOGRAPHY: H. Cordier: SINICA:2512-2513, lists only the 1861 2nd. editi n. * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

      [Bookseller: Rare Oriental Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Bildliche Erinnerungen vom Eidgenössischen Truppenzusammenzug im August 1861. Souvenirs pittoresques de la concentration des troupes fédérales suisses en août 1861.

      J. Dalp'sche Buchhandlung,, Bern, 1861 - Bern, J. Dalp'sche Buchhandlung, 1861. Quer-folio. (32) Bl. Mit 1 lithogr. Titel und 15 lithogr. Tafeln von Franz Adam nach Eugen Adam. Orig.-Leinenband. Barth 25801. - Deutsch-französische Parallelausgabe. Text von Abraham Roth. Die 15 Tonlithographien zeigen Stationen mit Gruppenübungen der Schweizer Armee, die mit diesen Manövern Frankreich, Österreich und Italien mit demonstrativer Entschlossenheit anzeigen wollte, dass sie die Alpenpässe vor Eindringlingen verteidigen werden. - Die Bindung gelockert. Der Einband mit stärkeren Gebrauchsspuren. Sprache: Deutsch / German [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz AG]
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        Zwei große Vorstellungen in der höheren Reitkunst, Gymnastik und Pferdedressur im Circus Gymnasticus in St. Pauli. - Außerordentliche Culbutvoltige von Herrn Christensen. Grand travail en force par Mr. Fréderique. Die Fischerfreu zu Pferde. Komische Verwandlungsscene von Mad. Virginie Halvorsen-Tourniaire. Außerordentliche Sprünge durch reifen und Ballons in der Carrière, von Mad. Virginie Halvorsen-Tourniaire. Herr Gunerius Halversen wird den von ihm erfundenen und zuerst ausgeführten Doppelbrückensprung produciren. Die komischen Intermezzos werden ausgeführt von den beiden Clowns Mr. Maurice und Mr. Gontard.

      St. Pauli, J. C. H. Hütter (1861). Plakat auf rosa Papier. Blattgr.: 82 x 51 cm. Gunerius Halvorsen war der Direktor des ca. 1860 gegründeten ersten norwegischen Circus; seine Gattin Virginie Halvorsen-Tourniaire war eine Enkelin des Jacques Tourniaire, Begründers der weitverzweigten Kunstreiter-Dynastie. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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