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        Les bas-fonds de la société EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Jules Claye, 1862. Fine. Jules Claye, Paris 1862, 16x25cm, relié. - First Edition printed in 200 numbered copies on white vellum. Publisher's binding "cartonnage" ivory wove way back on four bands set with black pinstripes, black frame double nets on the boards. Rare autograph dedication signed by the author to a friend. Beautiful copy established in its binding of the publisher. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale imprimée à 200 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin blanc. Reliure de l'éditeur en plein cartonnage ivoire façon vélin, dos à quatre nerfs sertis de filets noirs, encadrement de doubles filets noirs sur les plats. Rare envoi autographe signé de Henry Monnier à un ami. Bel exemplaire établi dans sa reliure de l'éditeur.

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        Reise der K. Preussischen Gesandtschaft nach Persien 1860 und 1861. 2 Bände

      . Hinrichs, Leipig, 1862/1863. XIV, 418 S. u. X, 1 Bl., 514 S. mit lithografischem Portraitfrontispiz, 7 colorierte Tafeln, 5 Holzstichtafeln, 1 grenzcolorierte lithografische Karte und zahlreichen Textholzstichen, Halbleinen der Zeit, (1 Einbanddeckel mit Zeitungsrest etwas verklebt / Rücken wasserfleckig / etwas stockfleckig). - Henze I, 378. - Erste und einzige Ausgabe. - Brugsch reiste als Sekretär der preussischen Gesandschaft mit und gab besonderes für das Gebiet Teheran - Hamadan "interessante Aufschlüsse" und " sehr viel Neues und belehrendes über die kulturellen Verhältnisse" zu Bericht (Henze). Die Karte nach Aufzeichnungen Brugsch ist entgegen älterer Darstellungen deutlich verbessert und von H. Kiepert entworfen -

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        Madonna mit Kind". Kopie eines Gemäldes von Carlo Maratti 1625 - 1730. Gemälde von Professor Hch. Hofmann, Darmstadt 1824 - 1911 Dresden.

      Dresden, ca 1862 - Öl auf Leinwand, ca. 100 x 75 cm, im prächtigem Rahmen, ---Heinrich Hofmann war der Onkel des Maler Ludwig von Hofmann, die Maße mit Rahmen; 126 x 100 cm , Messingschild mit der Beschreibung vorne auf dem Rahmen +++Antiquariat seit über 25 Jahren+++ [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La bête de Gévaudan

      Paris: Hachette & Cie, 1862. Fine. Hachette & Cie, Paris 1862, 11,5x18,5cm, relié. - First Edition 12mo. Binding to bradel half percaline brick, smooth back with a gold floral pattern, boards marbled paper. Some small foxing. Rare. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Première édition in-12. Reliure à la bradel en demi percaline brique, dos lisse orné d'un motif floral doré, plats de papier marbré. Quelques petites rousseurs. Rare.

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        Conference sur les travaux du canal du Suez et le sort des ouvriers en Egypte.

      Paris, Association polytechnique et aux Bureaux de l'Isthme de Suez,, 1862.. 8vo. 31, (1) pp. (Bound with): The same. Lettre a M. Layard, sous-secretaire d'etat au Foreign-Office. (Paris, Henri Plon), 1862. 16 pp. With 2 coloured lithographed maps. Contemp. marbled boards.. Two rare offprints on the construction of the Suez canal, the first an "Extrait du journal 'L'isthme de Suez'". Includes two maps of the canal not required by either work. - In 1854/56 Ferdinand de Lesseps obtained a concession from Sa'id Pasha, the Khedive of Egypt and Sudan, to create a company to construct a canal open to ships of all nations, which would allow ship transport between Europe and eastern Asia without navigation around Africa. Lesseps had used his friendly relationship with Sa'id, which he had developed while he was a French diplomat during the 1830s. In 1863, Sa'id was succeeded by his nephew Ismail, known as The Magnificent, who now oversaw the Egyptian portion of the Canal's construction. On his accession, he refused to ratify the concessions to the Canal company made by Said, insisting on numerous changes upon in the original grant. Ismail then used every available means, by his own powers of fascination and by judicious expenditure, to bring his personality before the foreign sovereigns and public. In 1867 he visited Paris and London, where he was received by Queen Victoria and welcomed by the Lord Mayor. While in Britain he also saw a British Royal Navy Fleet Review with the Ottoman Sultan. In 1869 he again paid a visit to Britain. When the Canal finally opened, Ismail held a festival of unprecedented scope, inviting dignitaries from around the world. Ismail himself performed the grand opening, together with French Empress Eugenie in the Imperial yacht "Aigle", piloted by Napoleon Coste who was bestowed by the Khedive the Order of the Medjidie. - A few pencil markings. Well preserved. - OCLC 25951292; 491034294. Not in Gay or Ibrahim-Hilmy.

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        Corpo diplomatico portuguez. Contendo os actos e relacoes politicas e diplomaticas de Portugal com as diversas potencias do mundo, desde o seculo XVI ate os nossos dias.

      Lisbon, Typographia da Academia Real das Sciencias / Imprensa Nacional, 1862-1959.. Small folio (224 x 284 mm). 15 vols. (final vol. in 2 parts), uniformly bound in half tan sheep over decorated boards, spines gilt with raised bands in five compartments, decorated endleaves. Some original printed wrappers bound within. All edges sprinkled.. First editions (except vol. 15, pt. 1: 2nd ed.); all that was published of this massive project. The "Corpo diplomatico" deals with the relations between Portugal and the Roman Curia, presenting a chronologically arranged sequence of documents of the 16th and 17th centuries. The Portuguese Empire was the first global empire in history, and the sources here edited - frequently citing the significant Portuguese royal title of "King of Portugal and the Algarves, on this side of the sea, and on the other side in Africa, lord of Guinea and of the naval and commercial conquest of Ethiopia, Arabia, Persia, and India" - provide substantial information on the principal world issues and conflicts during that vast Empire's first era. Much of the diplomatic correspondence concerns conflicts between the worlds of Christianity and Islam: in one letter, King Manuel describes his attacks on and victories over the local Muslim rulers ("the Saracens are thrown into confusion"; "our men attacked and burned maritime towns belonging to the Saracens, situated on the mainland"; cf. vol. I, p. 116f.), and in a Papal Breve, Pius V praises the strengthening of the Maltese fortifications after the Great Siege of Malta ("erit opportunissimum adversus Turcas, et praedones Afros totius christiani populi propugnaculum", vol X, p. 226). Many volumes, but VII through XI in particular, contain material on the Arabian Gulf (Basra, Bahrain, Muscat, and Ormuz): "Ormuz, que he cabeca de todo o Reino de Ormuz [...] e na dita Cidade de Ormuz fortaleza minha com muita gente de christaos portuguezes" (vol. II, p. 374); "o vejo, que se se faz guerra ao Turco e Vossa Alteza quer, sem despesa de quasi nada, o Egipto e Suria e Arabia seraom vossos" (vol. III, p. 243); "e asy mandou que se reteuessem todas as naos, que viessem da India a Juda e a Meca" (p. 397); "se entende hum muito boom socedimento pella armada de Vossa Alteza na ilha de Banrrehem [= Bahrain] de que se deve ter muito contentamento assi pella reputacao" (vol. VIII, p. 372); "e depois em Ormuz poderia saber o acontesimento de Baharem" (p. 468); "toda a costa de Melinde ate Mocambique e assi da outra de Adem ate Ormuz quererao por alguma d aquellas tentar ardis [...] A Bacora vai tambem muita somma de especiaria" (vol. IX, p. 110f.); "O negocio he grave e de muita consideracao e em ser muita a somma da speciaria que vem pello mar Roxo ao Cayro e pello de Ormuz a Bacora" (p. 135); "Andre Ribeiro que com Joao de Lisboa foi cativo em Mazcate" (p. 175); "creo tambem que elles la ou nos qua nao sabemps o que passa em Bacora porque se n aquella ilha creserem galees sem hirem do mar Roxo, como as que ali vierao quando de caminho tomarao Mascate nao sey por onde viessem as outras" (p. 305); "pera o resgate dos portugueses que estam cativos no Cayro, e forom presos em Mazcate" (p. 382; cf. p. 485); etc. - Furthermore, there are reports on the Portuguese in Suez, Africa (including Angola, Mozambique, Guine, Sofala, Morocco, Arguin, Cabo Verde, Congo, Sao Thome, Ethiopia), Brazil (Bahia, Maranhao, Rio de Janeiro, Pernambuco), the Azores, India (in nearly every volume, including Goa, Cochin, Damao, Malabar), and the Far East (Malacca and the Moluccas, with a few sections on Macau, China, and Japan scattered in vols. X-XIV). The work also provides a wealth of detail about the Inquisition and "cristaos novos" (both discussed in almost every volume), the Jesuits (vols. V-XV), the Council of Trent (vols. VI-X), Protestant activity (particularly in England), the Restauracao, the Dutch in Brazil, the wars with the Turks on land and sea, and the activities of D. Sebastiao and St. Charles Borromeu, the Order of Malta, and Cardinal Mazarin. Among the most notable texts are Ambassador Martinho's 1533 letter describing the forces defending Christianity in India and Africa, Bishop Lourenco Pires de Tavora's account of monasteries in India in 1561, and 25 letters written by P. Antonio Vieira from 1671 to 1675 (vol. XIV). - Marginal spotting in vol. XV, part 1; last 5 leaves remargined. Very discreet library markings on rear pastedown of each volume. Overall a very good set. - Innocencio IX, 95. OCLC 55783574.

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        Applications D'Analyse et de Geometrie: Qui Ont Servi De Principal Fondement Au Traite Des Proprietes Projectives Des Figures

      Paris: Mallet-Bachelier. Hardcover. 2 Volumes. 8vo. [xiv]-[564], [viii]-602 pp. 133 x 215 mm. 5 folding plates in first volume. Rebound in brown cloth. Occasional light foxing to leaves, otherwise clean internally. A very nice complete set of Poncelet's important work in its first edition. Tres bon etat. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. . Very Good. 1862. First Edition.

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        Tavolozza. Versi di Emilio Praga

      presso la libreria di G. Brigola, Milano 1862 - In 8 gr. pp. (2) + 278 + (2). Cart. mod. ma con brossura editoriale conservata e bordi intonsi. Fresca copia con rade consuete marm. Invio autografo dell'autore al pittore Domenico Morelli, Napoli apposto al piatto anteriore della brossura e dedica autografa all'occhietto 'Al suo caro amico Domenico Morelli. L'autore'. Edizione originale dell'opera prima di uno dei piu' rappresentativi scapigliati lombardi. Morto a 36 anni, anche a causa dei molti vizi coltivati, fu anche tra gli scapigliati colui che maggiormente rapperesento' il 'maledettismo'. In gioventu', anche grazie alle sostanze del padre (che perse con la sua morte), aveva viaggiato, conoscendo cosi' le opere di autori come Baudelaire, Hugo, De Musset, Heine. TavolozzaÂÂusci' quandoÂil poeta aveva 23 anniÂe tradisce gia' nel titolo gli inteessi che l'autore aveva per la pittura. Nello stile infatti si riconosce un vivo senso del colore di tipo impressionistico mentre nella lingua compaiono termini quotidiani sino ad allora estranei alla lingua poetica. Anche i temi toccati quali orgie, incesto, alcolismo contribuiscono al successo dell'opera del giovane autore. Esemplare di grande fascino vista la dedica a Domenico Morelli, con cui il giovane poeta - pittore poteva essere venuto in contatto durante il soggiorno milanese del primo nel 1855. ITA

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        Birket Foster's Pictures of English Landscape Engraved by the Brothers Dalziel with pictures in words by Tom Taylor

      Routledge and Kegan Paul. 0, London - The preface is dated 1862.This undated printing may have been issued for the 1862 Christmas season.[xii]+[74]+30 plates' and the two page publisher's advertisements of Dalziel's Fine Art Books, and page bearing device of Camden Press 4to, blue cloth over bevelled boards lightly frayed at edges, lettered and decorated in gilt, all edges gilt, binder's ticket at foot of lower paste down, hinges starting,some pages detached, others starting to loosen.Scattered light foxing. Reynolds (chapter nine) attributes the binding design to Owen Jones. Describing it as "handsomely blocked in gold on blue cloth." Reynolds writes that "it is unfortunate that the pages are held by the insecure method of caoutchouc binding" and notes "this has led to the total disintegration of many copies of this book which might otherwise have been preserved." Tom Taylor was at the time of publication art critic to The Times. He later became editor of Punch.Both Taylor and Foster were natives of the same region sharing the sea coast of Durham and Northumberland. Two of the poems "The Smithy" and "At the Brookside" are by Taylor's wife. Size: 4to Over 8"-11"(Thick) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Françoise EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête

      Paris: Charpentier, 1862. Fine. Charpentier, Paris 1862, 11x18,5cm, relié. - Original, one of the few copies printed on laid which he makes no mention, only large paper edition. Bound in full navy shagreen back with five set with black nets nerves decorated with double boxes cold decorated in their centers florets golden golden wheels on the caps, plates struck at their centers with a golden mandorla enriched with tracery navy mosaicked , double gilt on the cuts, wide gold lace on contreplats guards and contreplats of handmade paper, all gilded, beautiful contemporary binding signed Simier. Provenance: from the library of the author, Louis Ulbach with his bookplate and an indication storage library. Very nice copy well established by Simier. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des rares exemplaires imprimés sur vergé dont il n'est fait nulle mention, seuls grands papiers. Reliure en plein chagrin marine, dos à cinq nerfs sertis de filets noirs orné de doubles caissons à froid agrémentés en leurs centres de fleurons dorés, roulettes dorées sur les coiffes, plats frappés en leurs centres d'une mandorle dorée enrichi d'entrelacs marine mosaïqués, doubles filets dorés sur les coupes, large dentelle dorée sur les contreplats, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, toutes tranches dorées, superbe reliure de l'époque signée de Simier. Provenance : de la bibliothèque de l'auteur, Louis Ulbach, avec son ex-libris et une indication de rangement de bibliothèque. Très bel exemplaire parfaitement établi par Simier.

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        Wippra. - Gesamtansicht. - "Wippra".

      - Historische Ortsansicht. Bleistiftzeichnung, 1862. 27,7 x 36,5 cm (Darstellung) / 36,5 x 46 cm (Blatt). Unterhalb der Darstellung betitelt. Unten rechts signiert und datiert "E. B. 1862". - Sehr detaillierte und fein ausgeführte Bleistiftzeichnung. - Im Randbereich leicht angeschmutzt. Insgesamt gut erhaltenes, sehr außergewöhnliches Blatt. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        STORIA VENETA. Espressa in centocinquanta tavole inventate e disegnate da Giuseppe Gatteri sulla scorta delle cronache e delle storie e secondo i vari costumi del tempo, incise da Antonio Viviani e dai migliori artisti veneziani. Illustrate da Francesco Zanotto.

      Giuseppe Grimaldo Tipografo 1862 Album oblungo (mm. 280x382), 2 voll., tela coeva (dorsi restaur.), tit. oro al piatto anter.; al frontesp. grande e bella allegoria di Venezia; illustrato da 150 tavv. inc. in rame. Il Gatteri ha saputo rappresentare in modo mirabile la storia di Venezia, ?ne? principali suoi fasti?, dalle origini (anno 452) agli ultimi istanti della Repubblica (1797). Ciascuno dei 150 episodi e' corredato da un testo illustrativo dello Zanotto. "Seconda edizione". Cfr. Lozzi,II,6168. Pagg. di testo talvolta con uniformi lievi arross. o aloni; una decina con rinforzi o macchia margin.; le tavole invece sono ben conservate ad eccez. di 4 con macchia margin. e 3 rinforzate al verso per picc. strappi.

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        Office of Military Governor

      1862. VIELE, Egbert Ludovicus.Office of Military Governor… Assemblages in the Streets… are positively forbidden.Norfolk, Va.: Office of Military Governor, June 28, 1862.Original broadside printed during the Union occupation of Norfolk in the summer of 1862, proclaiming martial law and forbidding assembly in public "for purposes of political discussions, being provocative of civil disturbance" and the "exhibition of badges and flags indicative of disloyal sentiments."In May 1862, Norfolk Mayor William Lamb surrendered the city to General John E. Wool and Union forces. In June, Brigadier General Egbert Ludovicus Viele imposed martial law with this proclamation, which reads: "Assemblages in the Streets for purposes of political discussions, being provocative of civil disturbance, are positively forbidden, and the exhibition of badges and flags indicative of disloyal sentiments will not be tolerated. Parents will be held responsible for the conduct of their children in this particular. By Command of Brig'r Gen. E.L. Viele, Military Governor." Norfolk remained under martial law for the duration of the Civil War.A June 1862 article in the New York Times praised Viele's actions: "This last move of our Military Governor was admirably planned, and cannot but have the best results for Norfolk and Portsmouth, and indeed for the whole cause of Government. It will go further than anything else to allay that restless and discontented feeling which was evidently growing among a portion of the Unionists here, who were construing Gen. Viele's leniency in a very different way to what he intended. It will put an effective and immediate stop to any disloyal schemers who may have been fondly imagining that they could work, ad infinitum, upon the General's good nature; while every peaceful citizen, whether loyal or rebel, will feel that they have, under the Military Governor, better protection for their lives and property than could be guaranteed them by the questionable and feeble authority of any party-elected Mayor and Councilmen."Left margin with residue of buff paper laid down along its length, touching a letter or two of the broadside. Three columns of news articles, unrelated though printed roughly contemporary to the broadside, laid down on verso, with some offsetting to recto, chiefly at upper and lower margins. Faint fold lines, minor edge-wear. Very good condition, beautifully framed.

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        Le livre de l'architecture. Recueil de planches donnant la division, symétrie et proportion des cinq ordres appliqués à tous les travaux d'arts qui en dépendent, tels que fenêtres, cheminées, chambranles, portails, fontaines et tombeaux. [.] Inventé et publié en 200 planches pour l'usage et l'instruction des amis de l'art par Wendel Dietterlin.

      - Liège, Charles Claesen, 1862 (impr. 1861). 2 volumes in-folio, frontispice et ff. 1-133 pour le premier volume, ff. 134 à 210 pour le second, tous montés sur onglets, reliure de l'époque pleine percaline (petits défauts à la reliure). Belle réimpression de l'édition de Nüremberg (1592). * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. * Langue : Français

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        Poems 1830-1833

      Toronto, 1862. Original Wraps. Collectible; Very Good. This scarce volume was compiled and edited by J. Dykes Campbell. It consists of poems which Tennyson did not reprint in his first collected edition of 1842 but which had appeared in the "Poems Chiefly Lyrical" in 1830 and "Poems", 1833. This is a pirated edition out of Toronto, anonymously publshed, and John Camden Hotten, who tried to put it on the English market, was fined 100 pounds and made to deliver up all copies for destruction. A bright, remarkably well-preserved, unopened copy. Crisp and VG+ in its original blue wrappers, with light toning to the rear panel. Light, forgivable foxing as well at the preliminaries. Housed in a custom-made quarter-morocco box.

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        Curiosités d'histoire naturelle et astronomie amusante Réalités fantastiqu EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Passard, 1862. Fine. Passard, Paris 1862, 15,5x24,5cm, relié. - Original edition. Binding half sorrow chocolate, flat spine decorated with gilt and black threads with some small traces of rubbing, marbled paper dishes affected scratches and small lacks of paper, a few snags on the slices, guards and contreplats of paper at tank, contemporary binding. White ants, hunting sable marten in Siberia, the Grand Duke, sailors monks, comets, the inhabitants of Mars and Jupiter ... Book illustrated with 30 woodcuts drawn in part by the author. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure en demi chagrin chocolat, dos lisse orné de filets dorés et noirs comportant quelques petites traces de frottements, plats de papier marbré affectés d'éraflures ainsi que de petits manques de papier, quelques accrocs sur les tranches, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, reliure de l'époque. Fourmis blanches, chasse de la marte zibeline en Sibérie, le grand duc, moines marins, les comètes, les habitants de Mars et de Jupiter... Ouvrage illustré de 30 gravures sur bois dessinées en partie par l'auteur.

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        Journal Of Landsborough's Expedition From Carpentaria, In Search Of Burke And Wills. With a Map Showing His Route.

      Melbourne, Wilson & Mackinnon Printers, 1862. - 8vo; pp. 128; new b/w frontispiece with original protective tissue guard, map is complete; new 1/4 green cloth spine with orginal pink printed boards, boards are worn and stained, light flecking to head page edges, a good copy.

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        Biography of the Lucy Family of Charlecote Park, in the County of Warwick

      Victoria Press, London: Privately Printed By Emily Faithfull & Co. 1862. 208pp. + plates (6). Very handsome heavily gilted red grained calf with family crest stamped on front cover and very decorative spine. Slightly rubbed but very good and bright notwithstanding. Presented by the author to one of her grandchildren in 1877. Bright and clean throughout except for an unfortunate stain to the bottom of the frontispiece engraving of Charlecote and an extremely faint small trace at the bottom of the next two plates - one of which has a little comment written at the bottom by the author. The plate between pages 132 and 133 is partly detached. All edges gilt. . Very Good. Gilt-decorated Morocco. 1862. 4to..

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        Masques et buffon (Comedie italienne).

      Michel Lévy Fils,, Paris, 1862 - Due volumi di cm. 28, pp. viii, 356 (4); (4) 384. Con frontespizi in rosso e 50 tavole fuori testo incise in rame e finemente dipinte raffiguranti le maschere della commedia italiana. Legatura coeva in mezza pelle con punte, dorso a nervi con titoli in oro. Sguardie e piatti marmorizzati. Tagli di testa dorati. Qualche fioritura presente perlopiù sulle veline protettive delle tavole, pochi segni d'uso alle legature, ma bell'esemplare, genuino e marginoso. Prefazione di George Sand. Uno dei più rari studi sulle maschere italiane, particolarmente ricercato per l'apparato iconografico in colori d'epoca. Cfr. Brunet 1661 e Vicaire VII, 330. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Haematopus Ostralegus (Oystercatcher)

      London, Taylor and Francis , 1862-73. Hand coloured lithographed plate, 54.5 x 36 cms, by J. Gould and H.C. Richter, printed by Walter. From ?'The Birds of Great Britain?'. Print

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        Les martyrs ridicules EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Poulet-Malassis & de Broise, 1862. Fine. Poulet-Malassis & de Broise, Paris 1862, 12,5x19,5cm, relié. - First Edition printed in small numbers, there was a shot Whatman booked C. Baudelaire large paper. Bound in black half shagreen, back with five nerves decorated with jewels and gold nets cold, light marginal tear without loss in the second flat head guards and contreplats of handmade paper. Important preface by Charles Baudelaire. A small marginal stain without affecting the severity latest pages, otherwise good copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale imprimée à petit nombre, il n'a été tiré qu'un Whatman réservé à C. Baudelaire en grand papier. Reliure en demi chagrin noir, dos à cinq nerfs orné de fleurons dorés et de filets à froid, un léger accroc marginal sans manque en tête du deuxième plat, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve. Importante préface de Charles Baudelaire. Une petite tache marginale sans gravité affectant les toutes dernières pages, sinon bel exemplaire.

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        On the day he rode with Confederate President Jefferson Davis to meet with General Joseph E. Johnston to discuss military strategy, General Robert E. Lee pens a rare pass from the field

      Richmond, Virginia, May 22, 1862. 7.25" x 3.5". "Autograph Document Signed ""R E Lee / Genl,"" 1 page, 7.25"" x 3.5"". Head Quarters, Richmond, Virginia, May 22, 1862. Soiled, with infill and expert restoration.In full, ""Hd Qrts Richmond 22 May 1862. Mr. [undecipherable] of Richmond will be allowed to pass all guards & patrols from this City to his farm on Brooke turnpike & to return at his pleasure. R E Lee Genl""Douglas Southall Freeman writes in his Pulitzer Prize winning R.E. Lee: A Biography (New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 1934), ""Close as [Gen. Joseph E.] Johnston was to Richmond, he had shown no intention of giving battle, and had not informed the President when he intended doing so ... [In General Lee's opinion,] Johnston apparently planned to improve his position as best he could and would wait to attack the enemy at some favorable opportunity. Subsequently, Lee asked Johnston to come to Richmond to review the situation with the President [Jefferson Davis], but Johnston did not answer. Three days later, on May 21[1862], Lee again wrote to ask a report in the name of Mr. Davis and renewed his suggestion that Johnston communicate in person with the chief executive. Now, on the 22d [the day Robert E. Lee wrote this pass], the President and Lee rode out to Mechanicsville [5 miles from Richmond], where they found a disheartening lack of organization. 'My conclusion,' Davis wrote Johnston, after this ride, 'was, that if, as reported to be probable, General [William B.] Franklin, with a division, was in that vicinity he might easily have advanced over the turnpike toward if not to Richmond.' It was difficult for Davis and doubly difficult for Lee to assist in a defense concerning which the field-commander did not see fit to advise them.""Lee and Davis did not see Johnston. The next day, on May 23, 1862, President Davis wrote Johnston, in full, ""I went yesterday afternoon to Mechanicsville, and was there during the artillery firing, which you no doubt heard. General Lee was with me, and at my request will see you. Colonel Johnston, aide-de-camp, accompanied me, and will deliver this note to you. To him I refer you for any facts you may desire to learn. I saw General Stuart and General Cobb, but as neither of them communicated to me any plan of operations, or appeared to know what troops were in front as we approached, I suppose neither of them could have been commanding in chief at that locality. My conclusion was, that, if as reported to be probable, General Franklin, with a division, was in that vicinity he might easily have advanced over the turnpike toward if not to Richmond. """

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        Gosho zakura baishou roku EDITION ORIGINALE

      Edo [Tokyo], 1862. Fine. Edo [Tokyo] 1862, 2 vol. (10,5x18cm), cousu. - Original rare Edition. Illustration: the top two boards are illustrated with two characters in color, a man and a woman, forming diptych; two double-page black, blue and yellow; 14 double-page and 4 single black. Two volumes accordions, sewn. Illustrated covers. Kunisada, also under the name Utagawa Toyokuni III, was one of the most popular painters, and the most prolific of his time. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, rare. Illustration : les deux plats supérieurs sont illustrés de deux personnages en couleurs, un homme et une femme, formant dyptique ; de deux double page en noir, bleu et jaune ; 14 double page et 4 simples en noir. Deux volumes en accordéons, cousus. Couvertures illustrées. Utagawa Kunisada, également sous le nom Utagawa Toyokuni III, fut l'un des peintres les plus populaires, et les plus prolifiques, de son époque.

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        Quartermaster Dock, Fortress Monroe, Virginia Peninsula. After a sketch by the artist April 1862.

      - Civil War Pen and Ink Drawings ¿Quartermaster Dock, Fortress Monroe, Virginia Peninsula. After a sketch by the artist April 1862. By Theodore R. Davis (1840-1894), Title inscribed in pen, in the bottom left hand corner. Medium: Pen and ink on paper Dimensions: Sheet Size: 8 1/2 x 11 1/4¿ Reference p357, #44, Sears, Stephen. The American Heritage Century Collection of Civil War Art

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        THE CITY OF THE SAINTS and Across the Rocky Mountains to California

      Longman, Green, Longman, Ad Roberts, London 1862 - Octavo. This was to be Burton's last new name to the list of "Holy Cities" to visit. He wanted to observe Utah as it is, not as it is said to be. 707pp., frontispiece of the Great Salt Lake, folding map and folding plan of the Great Salt Lake and City, along with three other full page plates, bound in 3/4 polished calf over marbled paper covered boards, early rebacking with compartments stamped in gilt, top edge gilt, brown leather spine label gilt, inner hinges re-enforced with marbled paper, corners a bit worn. [Flake 1028; Sabin 9497; Howes B1033].

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        OEUVRES COMPLETES DE VOLTAIRE, 34 TOMES (INCOMPLET)

      Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie 1862 - RO40258326: 34 tomes d'env. 500-600 pages chacun. Tome VII manquant. Pièces de titre rouges sur les dos. Titres, tomaisons, roulettes et filets dorés sur les dos. Etiquettes de code sur les couvertures. Quelques tampons de bibliothèque. Epidermures sur les dos, avec quelques pièces de titre effacées. Couverture du tome I se détachant. Edition de Ch. LAHURE et Cie. Tome 1 à 35 (tome 7 manquant). In-12 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos frotté. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 840.05-XVIII ème siècle [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        GOBLIN MARKET AND OTHER POEMS WITH TWO DESIGNS BY D G ROSSETTI

      Cambridge & London: Macmillan & Co., 1862.  First edition, 17 x 10.5cm (16mo), attractively bound by Bartlett & Co., Boston (stamped to verso of fr. ep.) in full navy calf w/gilt ruling to covers & gilt decorations & title to spine, 5 raised bands, t.e.g., decorative gilt dentelles, marbled ep.s, silk ribbon marker, 192 (vii) pp. w/frontis by C.J. Faulkner ("Buy from us with a golden curl," signed "MMF&Co") & prelim title by William James Linton ("Golden head by golden head"), both after D.G. Rossetti.  Printed by Bradbury & Evans, London.  Binding Near-Fine (rear cover sl. scratched); contents Near-Fine (lt. toning to margins).  Rossetti 3 (p.42), Ashley IV 100, Fredeman 44.3 & 96.2, Colbeck 2, de Beaumont 342, Goldman 363, Woodman A.7-8, Ives A3.1.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Regensburg, 5. III. 1862.. 1 S. 4to. Mit eh. Adresse (Faltbrief).. An die Verlagshandlung Peters in Leipzig betr. des Verkaufs von Noten von Bach und Händel. - Dominicus Mettenleiter war Vikar am Kollegiatstift zur Alten Kapelle in Regensburg, gab das musikalische Taschenbuch "Philomele" heraus und verfaßte mehrere musikgeschichtliche Werke, darunter eine "Musikgeschichte der Stadt Regensburg" (1866).

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        No Name

      Sampson Low, Son & Co., 47 Ludgate Hill, London 1862 - First edition, half-titles in vols. I & II as called for. ix, [i], 339, [1]; [iv], 363, [1]; [ii], 408 pp. 3 vols. 8vo. Parrish & Miller pp. 45-6; Sadleir 601; Wolff 1371 Full blue polished calf, gilt spine, with red morocco title labels, t.e.g., by Riviere & Son. Wear to spine labels, with repair to two, else near fine ix, [i], 339, [1]; [iv], 363, [1]; [ii], 408 pp. 3 vols. 8vo First edition, half-titles in vols. I & II as called for. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Causeries d'un curieux variétés d'histoire et d'art, tirées d'un cabinet d'autographes et de dessins.

      - 4 volumes. Henri Plon, Paris 1862. 8vo. With facsimiles, several foldout. LX+523; 648; 568; 540+(1) pages. Bound in four contemporary green halfleather bindings. Very slight edgewear, one corner with a tear. Bookplate on pastedown. * Inscribed by the author on the halftitlepage.

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        Oeuvres

      Paris: Hachette & Cie, 1862. Fine. Hachette & Cie, Paris 1862-1868, 13,5x22,5cm pour les volumes de texte et 17,5x26,5cm pour l'album, 12 volumes reliés. - New edition printed on rod journal on older prints and autographs. Binders full calf cherry, back with five nerves slightly discolored set with gilded nets decorated with double gilded boxes decorated with golden typographical reasons, dates and places tails golden, golden wheels on the caps, small rips on some minor bits, coaching triple gilt fillets on covers, frame with golden lace on contreplats, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, double nets gilded on the cuts, all edges gilt, a damaged corner, elegant bindings of the time signed Belz -Niédrée. Edition plus unreleased tracks, variants, records, notes, a glossary of words and phrases remarkable, a portrait, a facsimile, etc ... by C. Marty-Laveaux. Provenance: from the library of Emmanuel Rodocanachi with his bookplate pasted leading a contreplat the first volume. Our set is complete album with boards inset. The boards of the album are assigned a wetting and its corners are blunt. Nice copy of this edition of the works of Pierre Corneille, the best ever printed to date, established in perfect uniform contemporary binding by Belz-Niédrée. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition imprimée sur vergé revue sur les plus anciennes impressions et les autographes. Reliures en plein veau cerise, dos légèrement décolorés à cinq nerfs sertis de filets dorés ornés de doubles caissons dorés agrémentés de motifs typographiques dorés, dates et lieux dorés en queues, roulettes dorées sur les coiffes, petits accrocs sans gravité sur certains mors, encadrement de triples filets dorés sur les plats, encadrement d'une dentelle dorée sur les contreplats, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, doubles filets dorés sur les coupes, toutes tranches dorées, un coin endommagé, élégantes reliures de l'époque signées de Belz-Niédrée. Edition augmentée de morceaux inédits, de variantes, de notices, de notes, d'un lexique de mots et locutions remarquables, d'un portrait, d'un fac-similé, etc... par C. Marty-Laveaux. Provenance : de la bibliothèque de Emmanuel Rodocanachi avec son ex-libris encollé en tête d'un contreplat du premier volume. Notre ensemble est bien complet de l'album comportant des planches hors-texte. Les plats de l'album sont affectés d'une mouillure et ses coins sont émoussés. Bel exemplaire de cette édition des oeuvres de Pierre Corneille, la meilleure jamais imprimée à ce jour, établi dans une parfaite reliure uniforme de l'époque par Belz-Niédrée.

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        London Lyrics

      Basil Montague Pickering 1862 - Original smooth brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Presentation Copy: "W. T. Stirling Crawford from the Author, Roma, April, 1869," on half-title. This extremely scarce 'second issuance,' (versus the 1857 Chapman Hall first edition) represents the first Pickering edition. Lacks front free fly, spine worn at ends, covers watermarked. Internally clean and bright. Scarce and rare author's presentation copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History of England from the Accession of James the Second

      Longman, Green, Longman and Roberts 1859-, London 1862 - Eight volumes, octavo, marbled endpapers, some light foxing, crisp overall; full polished calf, spines with red and green morocco labels and raised bands, ornately gilt, marbled edges. An attractive mixed set of Catherine Macaulay's History of England.Macaulay (1731-1791), who was known as 'Lord Macaulay' at the time by some of her readers, wrote her History in the years following her first husband's death. Macaulay, not related to Thomas Babington Macaulay. was known as a staunch republican. Macaulay depended largely on primary source material which is quite unusual for the time. Although a popular work in England when it was released and later in America, Macaulay's life was somewhat affected by her scandalous reputation marrying her second husband at 47 (26 years her junior). As a result Macaulay's work has at times, been overlooked. Mary Wollstonecraft, in her Vindication of the Rights of Women, speaks of her as "the woman of the greatest abilities that this country has ever produced, endowed with a sound judgment, and writing with sober energy and argumentative closeness". Justly, Macaulay is now considered one of the first noteworthy and influential female English Historians.A very good set in handsome matching bindings. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Orley Farm. With illustrations by J.E. Millais. FIRST EDITION. 2 vols.

      Chapman & Hall. Chapman & Hall. 1862 Half titles, fronts, plates with some foxing. Untrimmed in orig. purple-brown wavy-grained cloth (horizontal vol. I; vertical vol. II), boards blocked in blind, spines dec. & lettered in gilt; well executed minor repairs to heads & tails of spines. Booklabels of L.H. Dorrenboom, and R.G. Taylor.Trollope Society Catalogue 13; Sadleir 13. This copy shows the the textual characteristics of Sadleir's first issue, but the grain of the cloth vol. I is horizontal (Sadleir calls for vertical), and the grain in vol. II is vertical (where Sadleir calls for horizontal). This copy is not stabbed throughout, and is only partially bound from the parts.

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        HEADQUARTERS, ARMY OF THE MISSISSIPPI. CORINTH, MISS. APRIL 3d, 1862. SOLDIERS OF THE ARMY OF THE MISSISSIPPI: I HAVE PUT YOU IN MOTION TO OFFER BATTLE TO THE INVADERS OF YOUR COUNTRY... [caption title and beginning of text]

      Corinth, Ms. April 3, 1862.. Broadside, 3 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches. Edges trimmed, minor foxing. Very good. A very rare broadside, the last address of Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston to his troops, dated just three days before his death at the Battle of Shiloh. In it Johnston exhorts his troops, reminding them of the justness of their cause and the defense of their homes. Johnston had generally been considered the best officer in the U.S. Army before the Civil War. After graduating from West Point, he fought Republic of Texas Army during the Texas War of Independence and the United States Army during the Mexican- American War and later commanded during the Utah War. This address from the great general was read at the head of each regiment "during the intervals of the march on the 4th and 5th of April...The soldiers were stirred to a still sterner resolution which proved itself in the succeeding conflict" - W. B. Johnston, LIFE OF ALBERT SIDNEY JOHNSTON. Johnston's message is passionate and inspiring. It reads, in full: ?"I have put you in motion to offer battle to the invaders of your country. With the resolution and disciplined valor becoming men fighting, as you are, for all worth living or dying for, you can but march to a decisive victory over the agrarian mercenaries sent to despoil you of your liberties, property and honor. Remember the precious stake involved; remember the dependence of your mothers, your wives, your sisters and your children on the result; remember the fair, broad, abounding land, the happy homes, and the ties that would be desolated by your defeat. The eyes and hopes of eight millions of people rest upon you; you are expected to show yourselves worthy of your race and lineage - worthy of the women of the South, whose noble devotion in this war has never been exceeded in any time. With such incentives to brave deeds, and with the trust that God is with us, your Generals will lead you confidently to the combat - assured of success. A. S. Johnston. General Commanding." At Shiloh on April 6, Johnston was shot behind the right knee, a seemingly minor injury. About an hour later, Johnston grew weak and pale enough to attract attention from one of his staff. When asked if he was wounded, Johnston replied "Yes...and I fear seriously." A little while later, Johnston died of blood loss from the wound, which had unknowingly clipped part of his popliteal artery. This small broadside is extraordinarily rare, not recorded in Crandall or Harwell. Black and Grimes, in CIVIL WAR SOURCE MATERIAL IN...MISSISSIPPI records only one copy in archival collections. Parrish and Willingham note only the present copy, from the famous Headman collection, offered by Goodspeed's Book Store in their catalogue 601 BLACK & GRIMES, CIVIL WAR SOURCE MATERIAL IN MISSISSIPPI, p.37. PARRISH & WILLINGHAM 1124 (locating only the present copy). GOODSPEED'S CATALOGUE 601, (1987), item 17 (priced $1250).

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        President Abraham Lincoln appoints future Newport Commodore Peter Turner as Commander in the Navy - Turner had served on the USS Constitution

      Washington, D.C., July 15, 1862. 15" x 18". "(1) Partially engraved Document Signed ""Abraham Lincoln"" as President and ""Gideon Welles"" as Secretary of the Navy, 1 page, 15"" x 18"". Completed in manuscript. Washington, July 15, 1862. On vellum with blind-embossed white Navy Department seal at lower center. Countersigned ""Wm P. Moran"" as Registrar. Naval vignettes at top and lower center. Fine condition.In part, ""Know ye that reposing special Trust and Confidence in the Patriotism, Valour, Fidelity and Abilities of Peter Turner, I have nominated and by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, do appoint him a Commander in the Navy on the Reserved List from the 1st July 1861, in the Service of the United States ...""(2) An accompanying document signed ""Gideon Welles"" as Secretary of the Navy, bearing President Andrew Johnson's stamped signature. 1 page, 15.75"" x 19.5"", Washington, March 12, 1867. Commander Peter Turner is appointed by the President ""Commodore in the Navy, on the Reserved List ..."" Also on vellum with Naval vignettes at top and lower center and countersigned by William P. Moran as Registrar, the blind-embossed blue Navy Department seal at lower center is missing just one point. Fine condition. Commodore Peter Turner (1803-1871) began his career in the U.S. Navy as a Midshipman at the age of twenty, subsequently earning the rank of Lieutenant on December 20, 1832. From 1834 to 1835, he served on the USS Columbus within his uncle Commodore Daniel Turner's Brazil Squadron. He later served aboard the USS Constitution in the Pacific and afterward on special duty at Portsmouth Navy Yard. Commodore Turner's final cruise was on the USS Southampton before serving as Commander of the U.S. Naval Asylum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.From the William Turner family of Newport, Rhode Island."

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        Hand-Atlas der Erde und des Himmels in siebzig Blättern. 42. Auflage.

      Weimar, Geographisches Institut, (1862). - Mit 70 doppelblattgroßen, grenzkolorierten. lithographischen Karten. Zusätzlich beigebunden 5 weitere undatierte grenzkolorierte doppelblattgroße Karten desselben Verlags: Europa, politische Übersicht (gestochen), Der preußische Staat, die Staaten des norddeutschen Bundes und die übrigen Zollvereinsstaaten (gestochen), Deutschland (lithographiert), Die preußischen Provinzen Westfalen, Rheinprovinz, Hessen-Nassau (gestochen), Das Königreich Bayern (gestochen). 59 x 37 cm, Original-Halbleder mit Rückenvergoldung. Espenhorst 27. - Die Revisionen sind datiert 1856-61. - Einband leicht berieben und etwas bestoßen, minimal stockfleckig. Schönes Exemplar dieses imperialen Atlas. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Passages From Modern English Poets. Illustrated by The Junior Etching Club. Forty-Seven Etchings

      London: Day and Son, Lithographers to the Queen [1862]. Folio. 28.5cm x 38.5cm. Unpaginated. Re-bound in plum cloth with original spine laid down. Spine lettering slighly faded but legible. All edges gilt. A few minor marks to cloth. With 47 etchings on 45 sheets from members of The Junior Etching Club. There are 2 etchings by James McNeill Whistler and 1 each by J. E. Millais and John Tenniel, among others. Scattered foxing, with most plates variously affected. The Junior Etching Club was founded in 1857 and lasted seven years. A VG copy. . Very Good. Cloth. 1862. Folio.

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        The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments Illustrated by a Selection from Raphael's Pictures in The Vatican Freely Adapted and Drawn on Wood by Robert Dudley

      London: Ward and Lock, 1862. First edition thus.. Brevier 8vo. (8.75 x 6.5 inches). Wood-engraved frontispiece and fifteen plates, printed in black and grey, with decorated gilt borders, all with tissue guards (trifle browned, very light occasional spotting to plates). Brown ‘Relievo LeatherÂ’ binding. All edges gilt. Marbled end-papers. Inner hinges strengthened with brown morocco (?). Two publisher's title pages. Ward and Lock, 158 Fleet Street. MDCCCLXII. With an additional typographic title page: London, Printed by George Eyre and William Spottiswoode, MDCCCLX (1860). LeakeÂ’s patent ‘Relievo LeatherÂ’ binding designed by Owen Jones, in strong relief, with a border of interlaced branches, vine leaves and bunches of grapes, around a central panel with the title and ears of corn to upper cover and ears of corn only to lower cover. Spine in similar strong relief, with title. A little rubbed to spine, edges, corners and some parts of raised areas. One brass clasp only, the other 3 lost, green residue of brass visible on leather. Ribbon marker. Light browning to blanks at prelims and extrems. A similar binding (but with brass edges and a central clasp) is illustrated by Ruari MacLean in 'Victorian Publishers' Book-Bindings in Cloth & Leather', pp.98-99. Also see MacLean pp.11 & 16. A handsome book. Uncommon. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

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        Les misérables EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Pagnerre, 1862. Fine. Pagnerre, Paris 1862, 10 tomes en 10 Vol. in-8 (14,5x23,5cm), reliés. - Paris first edition published a few days after that of Brussels. False mention of third and fourth edition. Bound in red half contemporary shagreen. Back with nerves decorated with series of bold nets and meager. To take stock of the various judgments of bibliographers: While Vicar reports that the French edition is the true original, Clouzot saying the two are original, we must state that the Belgian edition appeared three days before (31 Brussels in March and April 3 for Paris), but the truth is not held at a time of history. Hugo Lacroix is the editor Pagnerre is only the custodian in Paris, which explains the presence of the name of Lacroix behind the half-title, together with that of Lacroix. Also known as The work must have appeared in all the major capitals simultaneously, what happened to close a few days. To the question of mentions, this is probably quite simple: for commercial reasons of cost was carried out only one draw, with some references, some not, for distribution in the year as if every time there were new editions. Saying we understand that an edition without mention Clouzot is more desirable because it appears to have been earlier, but in reality, and to sell when the title without mention of pages have been exhausted were sold in the mess these securities pages with distinction or not, and we made very often copies bearing various inscriptions, it is however true that copies without mention were the first offered for sale, and the editions with honors have title pages in red and black. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale parisienne parue quelques jours après celle de Bruxelles. Fausse mention de troisième et quatrième édition. Reliure en demi chagrin rouge d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné de caissons décorés, séries de filets gras et maigres. Rousseurs pâles éparses sur un papier bien blanc. Belle série agréablement reliée. Afin de faire un point sur les divers jugements des bibliographes : Alors que Vicaire signale que l'édition française est la véritable originale, Clouzot affirmant que les deux sont originales, on doit préciser que l'édition belge est parue trois jours avant (le 31 mars pour Bruxelles et le 3 avril pour Paris), mais la vérité ne tient pas à une histoire de date. Lacroix est l'éditeur de Hugo, Pagnerre n'en est que le dépositaire à Paris, ce qui explique la présence du nom de Lacroix derrière le faux-titre, conjointement à celui de Lacroix. On sait en outre que L'oeuvre devait paraître dans toutes les grandes capitales en même temps, ce qui arriva à quelques jours près. Pour la question des mentions, cela est vraisemblablement assez simple : pour des raisons commerciales de coût on a procédé à un seul tirage, certains avec des mentions, d'autres pas, afin de les distribuer au cours de l'année comme si chaque fois, il s'agissait de nouvelles éditions. On comprend Clouzot disant qu'une édition sans mention est plus désirable, car elle parait avoir été antérieure, mais dans les faits, et pour vendre, quand les pages de titre sans mention ont été épuisées on a vendu dans le désordre ces pages de titres avec mention ou non, et on a composé très souvent des exemplaires portant différentes mentions, il est cependant vrai que les exemplaires sans mention furent les premiers mis en vente, et que les éditions avec mention possèdent des pages de titre en rouge et noir.

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        GREAT NEAPOLITAN EARTHQUAKE OF 1857. THE FIRST PRINCIPLES OF OBSERVATIONAL SEISMOLOGY.

      London, Chapman and Hall, 1862.FIRST EDITION 1862, 2 volumes, complete set, 8vo, approximately 240 x 140 mm, 9½ x 5¾ inches, Vol. I: tinted folding lithograph frontspiece, 33 tinted lithographs by Vincent Brooks, some with 2 images, some in colour, 2 folding, 4 full page line diagrams and many small text illustrations, Vol. II: tinted litho frontispiece, 15 tinted lithographs including some with 2 subjects and some colour tinted, 3 folding sheets of diagrams, a large folding plan of the Cathedral of Potenza, many diagrams and woodcuts in the text, some full page, 4 folding coloured maps, 2 maps in pocket, 1 map in each volme in pocket at rear, pages: xxiv, 1 - 431; viii, 399, + 8 page publisher's catalogue dated September 1862, handsomely bound in modern half burgundy morocco over red cloth sides, gilt patterned dividing lines, gilt raised bands and gilt decoration in compartments, gilt title and volume numbers, red top edges, new endpapers. Housed in a custom made sturdy cloth bound slipcase. Bookplate of Joseph M. Gleason on front pastedown of Volume I, slight damage to lower inner margin corner of frontispiece in Volume 1, neatly repaired, margins of same slightly dusty, blank side of folding frontispiece dusty and dull with some pale marks, pale offset from folding frontispiece onto title page, old library number on blank reverse of title page, some damp staining to Map A in the lower margin with 2 small holes repaired on reverse just affecting edge of map desciption and lower edge of image no loss of image, plus other paper repairs to closed tears to blank side, no loss of image, the folding map in pocket of volume one is a tight fit due to the paper repairs preventing it folding flat, otherwise a very good attractive set. Scarce in the original edition. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Herculanum et Pompéi. Recueil général des peintures, bronzes, mosaïques, etc. découverts, jusqu'a ce jour, et reproduits d'après Le antichità di Ercolano, il Museo Borbonico et tous les ouvrages analogues augmenté de sujets inédits gravés au trait sur cuivre par H. Roux ainé et accompagné d'un texte explicatif par M. L. Barré. paris. Firmin Didot. 1862-1863.

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        [MASSIVE ARCHIVE OF OVER EIGHTY CIVIL WAR-DATED LETTERS, AN 1864 PERSONAL JOURNAL, A PERSONAL ROLL BOOK, TWO CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHS, AND NUMEROUS POST-WAR LETTERS AND DOCUMENTS FROM CAPTAIN WILLIAM MICKLE, 134th NEW YORK INFANTRY REGIMENT]

      [Various places. 1862-1865.. Typical age-toning, minor foxing, and soiling. Minor spotting to photographs. Overall, very good. An engaging and important Civil War archive from Captain William Mickle, consisting in part of over eighty Civil War-dated letters dated December 6, 1862, through May 30, 1865. Also included are two photographs and numerous post-war letters, battle descriptions, and documents. The two photographs of Mickle are a war-dated carte de visite featuring Mickle standing in uniform in a studio, and the other is a cabinet card showing Mickle circa 1870 (the card is stamped by Peck and Sons photographers). The war-dated letters are written from Mickle to various family members, and consist of significant content on the midnight battle at Wauhatchie, Tennessee, as well as content on the Chattanooga Campaign, the Atlanta Campaign, the March to the Sea, and the final campaign through the Carolinas. The archive has been well cared- for and thoughtfully organized. ^The 134th New York Infantry Regiment mustered in for three years beginning in September 1862. At the age of twenty- three, William Mickle (1838-1922) enlisted as a private in 1862 at Duanesburg, New York, into Co. "H" of the regiment. He received several promotions throughout his service in the Civil War, from 1st sergeant, then to 1st lieutenant, sergeant, 2nd lieutenant, and finally captain. The regiment participated in numerous engagements, including Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. For a short period, Mickle served as adjutant-general for General O. O. Howard; at Missionary Ridge and Lookout Mountain, he served under General U.S. Grant; and while serving under General Thomas Hooker, he was appointed Commissary and Quartermaster of a brigade of six batteries. He transferred to Co. "C" on June 16, 1864, and was discharged on June 9, 1865. After the war, Mickle became an educator and a Methodist minister serving large churches in New York. ^Many of Mickle's war-dated letters retain their original transmittal envelopes. On Dec. 19, 1862, only days after the Battle of Fredericksburg, Mickle writes that the battle "was a hard fight. Our troops had no breastworks & had to march right in front of a hundred cannon & they were slaughtered off like sheep.... Our Lieutenant Colonel found our pickets & the Rebel pickets trading coffee for tobacco. Our boys had the coffee & the Rebels had the tobacco.... So goes this war business." Mickle's regiment arrived at Fredericksburg too late to participate in the main battle. ^On May 8, two days after the end of the Battle of Chancellorsville, Mickle informs his parents that he had "been in the terrific fight across the Rappahannock." On May 26, 1863, he expresses strong feelings toward the Confederate leadership following the death of Stonewall Jackson: "we hear favorable news from the S.W. I hope Genl. Grant will accomplish all we anticipate. Genl. Jackson (or Stonewall Jackson) is dead. I wish all the Rebel leaders would either die or give up their deluded principles." ^Following the Battle of Gettysburg, he writes about the Union pursuit of Lee's fleeing army on July 21, 1863 (in part): "We are again in Va. pursuing the flying Rebels as we move toward Richmond. Our Cavalry & Flying Artillery are constantly falling upon their rear making sad havoc among their trains & capturing many prisoners." ^Mickle and the 134th participated in the Chattanooga Campaign in October and November 1863. From "Head Quarters Artillery II Corps. Lookout Valley, Tenn." on Nov. 4, 1863, just six days after the Battle of Wauhatchie, which began at midnight on October 28, Mickle writes home about the battle. The suddenness of the Confederate assault took the Union Army by surprise: ^"Well you must not be surprised to see that we are now in Lookout Valley under that notorious mountain, where the Rebs have been stationed this long time, occasionally popping a 20 pound shell into the town of Chattanooga at our boys. But Fighting Joe Hooker knows how to skedaddle the Johnies! Our troops moved from Bridgeport, Ala. last week to this place but after they had driven the Rebs from the valley had all quietly lain down to sleep about 12 O'clock at night, they came down from the mountain & pounced upon us, evidently with the intent to annihilate us, but our gallant boys 'couldn't see it in that light' as they say, so they jumped up amid the leaden shower, seized their guns & went into the Johnies like a dose of salt. . . . The fight lasted till about 3 in the morning when our boys charged up the heights & drove them in confusion from field." ^Mickle gives another account of his experiences in Lookout Valley in another letter to his wife, Oleavia. ^As the presidential election of 1864 approached, Mickle's letters contain some of his political opinions. For example, in one dated Oct. 26, 1864, he writes that "One or two such triumphs before Election would make McClellan retire from the scene in disgust. 'Honest Abe' would run alone! The Darkies had a torchlight procession here the other night & a 'Little Mac' satellite threw stones into the crowd when one of the Guards sent him his compliments in the shape of a blue-gill!" ^Perhaps most interesting among this deep collection of letters are the numerous examples with content about Mickle?'s march with Sherman toward the Atlantic. From "around Atlanta" the soldier writes on Aug. 4, 1864, "We are advancing the right wing of our army toward East Point about 6 miles below Atlanta.... Our cavalry burned 700 wagons of Hood's Head Quarter train & their supply train & did them much damage." Later on Dec. 19, 1864, "Before Savannah," Mickle writes that "Genl. Sherman sent in a demand for the surrender of the city & rec'd the reply yesterday at 10 a.m. of course it was in the negative & we are to take the place in Sherman's own time." ^Days later on Christmas Eve in Savannah, the soldier wrote his wife to "narrate to others that your husband has been with Sherman in both his brilliant campaigns & shared the glory so justly attributed to the captors of Atlanta & Savannah." The work wasn't finished, though: "he [Sherman] may have another short campaign prepared for us through South Carolina." Mickle's final letters were written during that final campaign under Sherman in North and South Carolina. From Goldsborough, North Carolina, on April 9, 1865 (the day of Lee's surrender), he writes, "We may have a little fighting here with Joe Johnston, but it will not amount to much now. Our army alone can whip the Confederacy combined while Grant has his mighty army ready with Thomas in East Tenn. with another large body of troops." Events continued to occur quickly during April. Mickle reports on April 22, 1865, about the sad news of the assassination of President Lincoln: "Of course, you have heard all about the cruel assassination of our late President.... All had begun to appreciate the virtues of that great & noble man.... Our Country has lost one of her ablest statesmen & the South have killed their best friend he was just ready to forgive them the highest crime a man can be guilty of, viz., treason." ^Mickle's 1864 leather-bound journal is also included. The journal was printed for the 1863 calendar year, but Mickle used it for 1864, often striking through the printed dates. The journal includes important content regarding the Atlanta Campaign. For example in his entry for May 8, 1864, Mickle writes about the Battle of Rocky Face Ridge: "Moved 6 miles & attacked . . . [illegible] in Rocky Face Ridge under Genl [John W.] Geary & made several charges but could not carry the fight and held them. lost severely. Returned alone to Hed. Qrs. about 9 P.M. Quietly well 'played out.'" Lists and other military-related annotations are also included in the journal. Near the back are two pages of verse from a "Darkey Melody" written in the vernacular of slaves. ^Mickle's war-dated roll book, ca. 1862, is also included containing lists of soldier's names from Co. "H." In addition are many pages of Mickle's post-war manuscript notes and narratives of his war- time service, with titles such as "Thomas' on the assault of the Ridge," "Pollard on this assault of Mission Ridge," and "On Barbarities of our Soldiers." Notes also included are those on the Gettysburg campaign, the March to the Sea, and more. Seven letters written to Mickle during the war are additionally included. One example is a two-page letter written from two Southern belles from Arellton, Virginia, transmitting gifts to Union officers and asking Mickle to visit. The ladies sign "Secesh" after their names, but they address the letter to "Lieutenant Mickle / 'not' Yankey." ^Numerous additional post-war items are included, most dated from the late- 1860s through the first decade of the 1900s. These items include Mickle's 1894 diary, military pension documents, estate documents, insurance policies, Methodist documents, newspaper articles, election documents, telegraphs, personal family items, prayer and sermon notes, an 1866 letter of commendation for Mickle's war-time service signed by New York Gov. Reuben Fenton, his 1871 Master Mason certificate, and numerous letters and envelopes. Also included is Mickle's copy of Mackey's MASONIC RITUALIST: OR MONITORIAL INSTRUCTIONS (New York: Clark & Maynard, 1867). ^A voluminous Civil War archive from an experienced officer who served the 134th New York during the heart of the conflict. An important collection for information on Sherman's March.

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        [VOLUMINOUS CIVIL WAR ARCHIVE OF OVER SEVENTY LETTERS AND AN EXTENSIVE PERSONAL DIARY FROM SERGEANT EDMUND CHURCHILL, COLOR BEARER, 18th MASSACHUSETTS REGIMENT]

      [Various locations. 1862-1864].. Seventy-seven autograph letters, signed, most two to three pages each; diary is [31]pp. Mostly bifolium sheets. Some letters include original transmittal envelopes. Typical mailing folds, minor wear and soiling, occasional foxing and dampstaining. Overall, very good. An amazing collection of letters and an excellent detailed personal diary from Edmund Churchill, a color bearer with the 18th Massachusetts Regiment. The archive of letters dates from Aug. 16, 1862 through July 13, 1864, and comprise the letters Churchill sent to family members back home in Massachusetts. Hailing from Plympton, Massachusetts, Edmund Churchill (1842-1921) enlisted as a private in the 18th Massachusetts, Co. "E", on Aug. 9, 1862. The 18th Massachusetts Regiment fought in numerous major engagements, including Gettysburg. Churchill served as a color bearer, beginning only four months after he enlisted. He was promoted to sergeant on May 1, 1863, and was present at almost every battle that the 18th engaged in, including Bull Run, Antietam, Shepherdstown, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, and Petersburg. He mustered out on Sep. 2, 1864. He had two brothers who also fought for the Union; one died of disease during the war and the other was killed at the Battle of Second Bull Run. Churchill remained in good health throughout the war, and was not wounded, so readers of the present archive are allowed to follow the 18th through much of the war. ^Edmund's first letter of the archive is dated Aug. 16, 1862, from New York. In his letter dated Sep. 8, 1862, following the Second Battle of Bull Run (August 28-30, 1862), Churchill informs his father that his older brother Frederick was likely "wounded and taken prisoner." Churchill was hopeful that he would hear from his brother soon, and that he would be exchanged. Unfortunately, Fred had died in battle. Churchill also notes in this letter that his younger brother Theodore "looks as though he had seen hard times." Only months later in December, Theodore died of disease. Informing his father of the regiment's movements, Churchill writes on Dec. 10, 1862, that the they would "probably cross the river below Fredericksburgh and as we are the center grand division we may have some work on our hands after crossing, unless the rebels fall back towards Richmond." The Rebels didn't fall back. In the private's next letter (dated December 25, 1862), he reports on the numerous deaths in his company. He also reports on his new position of color bearer: ^"Since the battle of the 13th, I have been color bearer having brought off our colors from the field under a heavy fire. I have no duty except to take the colors out when there is a parade or inspection. So you see I get clear of guard and fatigue work." ^On Apr. 13, 1863, he writes that "we were reviewed by regiments by the President, Hooker, and Meade." ^Churchill writes his family news about the Battle of Chancellorsville on May 15, 1863. The rain made the "campaign" miserable: "The last night at the front was the worst, as we had got pretty well wet that afternoon and then had to go out near our pickets and lay down in the mud and water to prevent being seen." On July 14, 1863, only days after the Battle of Gettysburg, the soldier writes an optimistic letter to his family, reporting that his regiment is chasing General Lee's army: ^"There is a fine prospect of another victory if Lee will only remain this side of the [Potomac] river for a few days. We are right upon him taking good positions and feeling out the enemy. There is a hopeful look to our efforts now, we have only to keep on a few months and there will be but a shadow of this rebellion left." ^Four days later he notes from "Virginia 10 miles from Berlin Md" that his regiment had crossed the Potomac "at Berlin 6 miles below Harpers ferry at night yesterday. We are now on the road to Warrenton." ^From Camp Barnes in Virginia on Jan. 24, 1864, Churchill states: "There are a large number of guerrillas between here and Washington and they keep Greggs cavalry division busy nearly all the time.... This corps is stretched all the way from here to Alexandria to guard the rear of the army." Later in the same letter, he shows his disdain for Rebels while noting that one of the surgeon's wives had arrived: "I assure you its quite a treat to see a respectable white woman out here. Tis very seldom we see a white woman and what we do see are regular secesh devils. That is the name we call them." ^From "Camp of the 18th Ret. Mass. V. Near Beverly Ford Va" on Feb. 7, 1864, the color bearer reminds his family that the danger of war was never far away. Writing of a nearby battle: ^"The fighting lasted all day and evening. From 5 to 7 there was a continual roll of musketry. There is nothing definite known here in regard to the fight.... There was a light rain falling all day and night. How the poor wounded must have suffered with the cold and wet last night they only can know." ^In the winter and spring of 1864, Churchill writes several thoughtful letters home, ruminating on the end of the war and the new commanding general, U.S. Grant. From "Camp Barnes, near Beverly Ford" on February 10, as the army prepared to "begin to hunt up the johnies," the soldier predicts a coming final struggle to end the war: ^"There will be a hard campaign for all of our armies in the spring. The enemy is making great preparations for the spring. They are forcing all the men capable of bearing arms into the service and no doubt will be able to meet us with a force larger than they had a year ago. Then will come the final struggle of the war. If we are successful in beating back the rebel hordes the war will be soon counted among the things that were. But should the men of the north refuse or neglect to come to our aid in overwhelming numbers then our efforts will be unavailing to being about a speedy peace and the war will drag along perhaps for years." ^A month later on March 20, he reports that the regiment was told to quickly prepare to march, with no further instructions. They struck out and marched to Rappahannock Station, where they halted for a short period and then returned. He learned later why they had gone: "Stewarts [Jeb Stuart's] rebel cavalry was reported to be moving to destroy the bridges on the railroad. Lucky for him he did not come as he would sure stood a...chance with his eight thousand cavalry when the bridge was protected by...the hands of the 'old eighteenth.'" ^From Beverly Ford on Apr. 17, 1864, Churchill informs his family about hindrances for troop movements and something that General Grant needs to learn: ^"I have enough of mud last winter and spring. Burnside got stuck in the mud in January, and then just after Chancellorsville fight. We had as much as we could do to get back from Chancellorsville and even then had to wait several days to get our pontoons back from the river.... As for Gen. Grants doing better with us than Hooker could, I don't believe it. Grant will find it different to maneuver in Virginia than in the west. As long as we try to get into Richmond with this army and have no other army to cooperate it will be the same as it has all through the war." ^Later in May, Churchill and his regiment fought in the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, one of the bloodiest battles of the war (May 8-21, 1864). On May 13, 1864, while "lying behind works" at Spotsylvania, he reports that the Rebels are "on a strong position around the court house and we a half mile to the north...quite a warm artillery fight." Three days later he informs his family: ^"this has been the hardest campaign we have had since I have been out here. We were under fire day and night from 10AM on the 5th till 7PM of the 14th, 10 days in all, since then we have been under arms all the time but have not been engaged. Our brigade has made three charges.... At present the two armies are fronting each other.... I think we are coming out alright on this campaign. Lees army has been pressed as never before. We will give him all he wants." ^On May 24 from "the south side of the North Anna river," Churchill writes: ^"Divisions had a hard fight here...yesterday. We gave the rebels an awful whipping. They attacked us and found to their sorrow that the old first divisions were not demoralized as yet though we have seen 15 days fighting.... Lees army is whipped as it never was before.... I guess the rebels will not venture to charge the old first division again." ^Also included here is Churchill's personal diary recorded on thirty-one bifolium pages (a few are single pages), dated from September 1862 through May 1864. Churchill records information regarding battles, picket duty, troop movements, POWs, army life, and more. Churchill's battle content is particularly significant, including excellent content on his experience at Gettysburg. He labels some of the bifoliums "Memoranda." ^From Churchill's first entry on Sep. 4, 1862, he was near the action: "Arrived at halls hill & joined the Reg. at 5 P.M. Rebels drove in our pickets and we were called into line. Rebels retired without bringing on a collision." On September 16, just one day before the Battle of Antietam, Churchill wrote, "Marched today and took position in support of one of our batteries. Some firing in front tonight." On the day of the battle, he records the following: ^"Heavy firing with artillery and infantry. Kept things on all day and gun loaded ready to go into fight. Went on picket at upper bridge on Antietam Creek.... [September 19] Advanced towards the Potomac River through Sharpsburg Town severly damaged by Wednesdays fight.... [September 20] Brigade crossed river at 9AM. Had quite a smart engagement with the enemy and were forced to retire to camp." ^On Dec. 11, 1862, the opening day of the Battle of Fredericksburg, the soldier's entry reads: ^"Marched at 7½ AM. Marched toward Fredericksburg laid within about 1 mile all day. At night moved a mile to the rear and camped for the night. A very heavy cannonading kept up all day. Fredrg. burning at night.... [December 13] Crossed the river at 1 PM. Got into a fight. Laid on field all night.... [December 14] Sunday. On field all day. Relieved at 10 PM. Stopped back of city for the night." ^The next night, he "Laid on sidewalk on the main street of Fredg." At the end of this entry, he records the sad news that one of his brothers had died: "Theodore was no more. He died Sunday evening." ^On the first day of the Battle of Chancellorsville, the color bearer's entry informs us that they: ^"Marched 4 miles and formed line of battle by a small brook while the cavalry reconnoitered in advance. Appointed color sergeant here. advanced 4 miles further and found the enemy intrenched. We went to the right & 24th NY to the left of the road to fell the enemy. Commenced[?] in line half a mile through the woods. Before meeting the enemy we were ordered back. Went back 2 miles & camped for the night." ^For several more entries, Churchill records fascinating details about the battle, including a close call while heading towards Fredericksburg. He also records that the Rebels often "threw shells among us." Sometimes the shelling was successful, as on May 1 when "One man [was] hit in his head by a shrapnel." The "most desperate fighting" occurred on May 3 when "11 lines of battle" formed. Churchill's regiment lay in an open field as they were receiving artillery fire, with "One captain killed." On May 4, after a night at the front digging breastworks, a sharpshooter's bullet "hit the colors and dropped side me." ^Of particular significance are Churchill's detailed and fascinating entries about the Battle of Gettysburg. In late June 1863, the Union Army was on the move. By July 1, Churchill's regiment was at Hanover, Pennsylvania, and moving "towards Gettysburg.... Rumors of fighting at Gettysburg today." They arrived at the small town on the 2nd and were "taken to the front. Rebels attacked our part of the line at 20 minutes past four. Fought ½ hour when we were compelled to fall back to a new position as Longstreet and Hill were coming down on our flank with nearly their whole force.... I received a ball in my knapsack.... The losses in our division this afternoon were very large. Laid on our arms all night." Churchill had a very good view of General Pickett's ill-fated charge on the July 3: ^"Our position was on a hill covered with huge boulders.... Saw a line of rebels move out to charge but our batteries shelled them with such effect as to cause them to seek the cover of a piece of woods. A brigade of the Penn. Reserves charged down the hill, and in the woods driving the enemy out with the loss of many killed and wounded." ^Churchill also recorded detailed information about the Battle of the Wilderness. On May 5, he records that his regiment charged the enemy, which "forced them back." But on the 18th, they were "flanked & had to fall back to our first position. Hard fighting during the rest of the day." The regiment remained under fire the next day, and on the 8th "made a charge at 11 AM." ^Heavy fighting continued for Churchill at the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House. In his entry for May 8, he records details about his regiment's charge: "We advanced to fence then laid down a few moments. Then charged over it & had got part way to woods when we saw the Enemy charging on us. Halted & had a fair stand up fight a short time but soon found the Enemy coming down on our left flank." Unable to hold off the Rebels, the Union soldiers fell back. But the Corps as a whole was more successful: "Our corps held the positions all day against Longstreet & Hills rebel corps. This engagement takes the name of Laurel Hill." The final page of Churchill's diary contains entries for May 29-31, 1864, with details about the Battle of Cold Harbor. ^Churchill mustered out on Sep. 2, 1864, and went home. His letters and diary constitute an important, detailed, and highly readable record of his experiences during the Civil War, with an unusually wide-ranging amount of meticulous battle content and interesting assessments of the military brass and general war news. An excellent Civil War research archive.

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        [drop-title] Colegio de Santo Tomas de Aquino, bajo la direccion de Miguel Boada y Balmes, sito en la Nueva Guatemala, Calle de la Victoria, No. 17

      [colophon: Guatemala: Tipografia y litografia del "Noticioso Folio (33 cm; 13"). [2] pp, with integral blank leaf.. 1862] One of the editors of the opposition (i.e., anti-Carrera) newspaper proposes to establish a school for educating young Guatemalan children. To be admitted whether they are ignorant of the basics of reading, writing, and arithmetic or not, they will be classed into three groups, ranging from the most ignorant beginners to those truly in command of the "Three Rs." Once in command of those essentials, they will commence on a four-year course of instruction that will include logic, grammar, philology, religion and morals, basic Latin, history, and geography and end with physics, chemistry, zoology, geometry, algebra, and English. There will also be instruction in gymnastics, drawing, and music. The prospectus includes the names of the instructors, information about examinations, and specifics of costs. => Prospectuses for schools in 19th-century Latin America are rare. Searches of NUC, WorldCat, COPAC, CICLA, and Metabase locate absolutely no copies. Never bound; as issued. Faint waterstaining in upper margin, corners bumped slightly; a very good copy.

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