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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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        Noticias para Formar la Historia y la Estadistica del Obispado de Michoacan presentadas a la Sociedad Mexicana de Geografia y Estadistica en 1860

      Mexico City: Vicente Garcia Torres, 1862. First edition. Small folio, pp 255, [1]. Illustratede with 6 lithographed portrait plates and 2 engraved folding maps (one with hand-colored outlines titled "Plano del Estado de Michoacan 1836" and containing much of northern Mexico to the Rio Grande River, 43.6 x 57.9cm; the other, somewhat smaller, of the state of Guanajuato.). The bishopric of Michoacan comprised the states of Guanajuato, San Luis Potosi , Zacatecas and Michoacan. Romero (1814 - 66) was a prominent clergyman in the diocese, a native of Guanajuato. The book is a blend of history , goegraphy and statistics. Mathes (Mexico on Stone, p 30) mentions the lithographic work as "notable," the work of Hesiquio Iriarte and Hipolito Salazar, two of the most prominent lithographers of the Golden Age of Mexican lithography. Bound in marbled boards with a leather spine, gilt title and florets. Some wear to covers. Ex-Sutro library copy, with library sticker on front pastedown. Very good copy.

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        YOKOHAMA KAIKO KENBUNSHI: RECORD OF SIGHTS AND SOUNDS OF THE OPENING OF YOKOHAMA.

      A BRILLIANT EARLY STUDY OF FOREIGNERS IN YOKOHAMA, 1862 - [Yokohama 1862]. Blue blind-stamped stitched wrs.,very good,covers oxidized, contents very clean, a bit of old wormingon a few pages, else nice, clean, 3 vol. set:19+21+31 doublefolded leaves, 17.5 x 24.5 cm. R A R E FIRST & ONLY EDITION Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Le Manuel de Xéfolius

      Paris: Hachette & Cie, 1862. Fine. Hachette & Cie, Paris 1862, 12,5x18,5cm, relié. - Seconde édition après la rarissime édition du Grand Orient imprimée à 60 exemplaires en 1788.binding en demi basane noisette, spine à quatre nerfs ornés de dentelles dorées, roulette dorée en pied, mors fendu mais solide, binding de l'époque.Très rare exemplaire de cet ouvrage attribué à Félix de Wimpfen. Allan Kardec le cite en le présentant comme " un exposé de principes en concordance remarquable avec ceux du spiritisme.". --- 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] Seconde édition après la rarissime édition du Grand Orient imprimée à 60 exemplaires en 1788. Reliure en demi basane noisette, dos à quatre nerfs ornés de dentelles dorées, roulette dorée en pied, mors fendu mais solide, reliure de l'époque. Très rare exemplaire de cet ouvrage attribué à Félix de Wimpfen. Allan Kardec le cite en le présentant comme " un exposé de principes en concordance remarquable avec ceux du spiritisme.".

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        Revue Anecdotique des excentricités contemporaines EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Poulet-Malassis, 1862. Fine. Poulet-Malassis, Paris Premier semestre 1862, 12x18,5cm, relié. - Edition originale.binding half red shagreen corners, back with five nerves decorated double box cold, double blind fillets in border on covers, gilt head first flat stained, an upper corner slightly blunt, guards and contreplats of handmade paper with a small marginal misses against a flat, bookplate pasted to the back of the first board binding.Premier half of 1862 involving pre-original publishing several articles Baudelaire published anonymously, including the famous "L water-Forte is fashionable "which will serve as a model for his article on Manet" Painters and etchers ".Rare copy of this journal Cenacle Baudelaire, founded by Loredano Larchey. --- 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. Reliure en demi chagrin rouge à coins, dos à 5 nerfs orné de double caisson à froid, double filets à froid en encadrement sur les plats, tête dorée, premier plat taché, un coin supérieur très légèrement émoussé, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve avec un petit manque marginal sur un contre plat, ex libris encollé au verso du premier plat de reliure. Premier semestre de l'année 1862 regroupant en édition pré-originales plusieurs articles de Baudelaire parus anonymement, dont le célèbre "L'eau-Forte est à la mode" qui lui servira de modèle pour son article sur Manet "Peintres et aquafortistes". Rare exemplaire de cette revue du cénacle baudelairien, fondée par Lorédan Larchey.

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        Les misérables EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Pagnerre, 1862. Fine. Pagnerre, Paris 1862, 10 tomes en 5 Vol. in-8 (14,5x23,5cm), reliés. - French Edition without edition statement for any volumes. Binding half sheepskin vintage red. Back smooth 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 during the year as always, 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. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale parisienne parue quelques jours après celle de Bruxelles, rare exemplaire ne comportant aucune mention d'édition. Reliure en demi basane rouge d'époque. Dos lisse orné de séries de filets gras et maigres. Un manque au mors inférieur du tome 2 en coiffe. Dos éclaircis. Epidermures sur les deux caissons inférieurs du tome 4, et manques sur le plat supérieur. Frottements divers. Un accroc au dos du tome 3. Exemplaire d'une grande fraîcheur, particulièrement appréciable malgré quelques défauts à la reliure. 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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        GRAPE CULTURE, WINES, AND WINE-MAKING; with Notes upon Agriculture and Horticulture

      NY: Harper & Brothers, 1862. First edition. Splash stains to rear board, moderate wear to spine ends and corners, slight rippling to text block, overall about very good and much nicer than usually seen; clean, complete, and entirely original. . Original burgundy cloth with gilt title on spine and decoration on front cover, tall octavo, (3) leaves, pp (xv)-xxx, 31-420 + 4 pp catalogue. Illustrated with a frontispiece view of "Buena Vista Ranch, Sonoma County, California" Haraszthy's home (and still home to Buena Vista winery), and 51 engravings of wine-making apparatus. Agoston Haraszthy (1812-1869), called "The Father of California Wine," was by any standard a man of energy and many accomplishments. He emigrated from his native Hungary along with his wife, father, and 3 sons to America in 1842, settling in Sauk City, Wisconsin. After 7 successful years in business and civic ventures, he embarked in 1849 for California and shortly after arriving to San Diego, was elected to serve as County sheriff and town marshall. In 1851 he was elected to California?s State Assembly, necessitating a move to San Francisco, where in 1854 he was appointed by US President Franklin Pierce to be the first assayer at the new United States Mint. He also at this time purchased land in San Francisco and in San Mateo County and in both locales tried and failed to establish vineyards. Legal problems at the Mint ended Haraszthy?s position there, though he was eventually completely exonerated of charges of embezzelment. In 1856 he moved to Sonoma where he purchased the Buena Vista Ranch and by 1858 had planted nearly 140 acres in grapes. Realizing that the local Mission grape could not produce the fine wines that the soil and climate were capable of, Haraszthy convinced California Governor J. G. Downey to subsidize him in a trip to the wine-growing countries of Europe to study European wine-making methods and to procure grapevines for the improvement of the state?s viticulture. He also arranged with Harper & Brothers publishers in New York to publish his account of the expedition. The trip was made in 1861, the book "Grape Culture, Wines and Wine-Making" was published in 1862. However, upon his return from Europe the California legislature reneged on its promise to reimburse him for his expenses, so he planted all of the vines that he brought back with him (reportedly 300 different varieties of grapes) at his own Buena Vista Ranch, starting a nursery that supplied stocks to growers throughout the state. Though he established deep roots in Sonoma, uniting his family with that of Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo (perhaps the most important figure in Northern California in the mid-nineteenth century) through the marriage of 2 of his sons with 2 of Vallejo?s daughters, in1868 Haraszthy bought a sugar plantation in Nicaragua, intending to start a rum distillery there and it was there that he died. Haraszthy's obituary, published in the August 17, 1869 issue of the "Alta California" contains this lurid account, quoting from a letter written by his daughter, Ottila: "Father, on the 6th of July, left the house to go to a new landing (where they were putting up a saw mill) to meet Mr. Lewis. But not finding him he spoke to one of the workmen, saying the mill was too far from the river, and would have been better on the other side. He then rode to the river, tied his mule, spread his oilcloth coat on the ground, rolled up his other coat and must have laid down on it for a time. From thence his footsteps were traced to a large tree, the limbs of which reach to the other side of the river. About the middle of the stream a large limb was found to be broken, and at the same place, a few days before, an alligator had dragged a cow into the stream from the bank. We must conclude that father tried to cross the river by the tree, and that losing his balance he fell, grasping the broken limb, and then the alligator must have drawn him forever down." In 2007 the Culinary Institute of America inducted Agoston Haraszthy into the Vintners Hall of Fame, honoring him for his contributions to the development of California?s wine industry. The award was accepted by his great-great grandson, Vallejo Haraszthy. Buena Vista has had a succession of owners over the years; most recently (in 2011) the property was purchased from Ascentia Wine Estates by Burgundy wine giant Boisset Family Estates. Gabler G23020, Amerine & Borg #1633, Simon V-144, Crahan sale #588, Cowan p 262. Scarce.

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        The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln; a collection of presidential material including vellum document signed by Lincoln as President, and further documents signed by Johnson as President

      Six related items, all finely mounted, comprising; 1.Regimental Document, 1pp., 15 x 10 inches printed on heavy paper, handwritten in spaces, concerning the appointment of John T. Bolton to First Sargeant in the New Jersey Volunteers, 15th September 1862. Some creasing and folds, light soiling, very good. 2. [LINCOLN, Abraham] Document, 1pp., approx 19 x 16 printed on vellum, Presidential title, elaborately engraved with eagle above text and military apparatus below. Concerns the appointment of Bolton to Second Lieutenant in the Veteran Reserve Corps. Dated 1st August, 1864. Signed by President Lincoln and the Secretary of War, Edwin M. Stanton. Printed text, handwritten name and date. With blue wax seal, and marginal notes in red ink from Adjutant General's office, some light soiling, folding, creases, very good. 3. [JOHNSON, Andrew] Document, 1pp., approx 19 x 16 inches printed on vellum, Presidential title as above. Concerns the appointment of John T Bolton to First Lieutenant for gallant and meritous services during the war. Dated 10th May 1866. Signed by President Johnson (a stamped signature, as was his method due to a weakened hand) and Stanton as Secretary of War. Printed text, handwritten name and date. With blue wax seal, and marginal notes in red ink, some light soiling, area of browning to top left, folding creases with one small hole, very good. 4. [JOHNSON, Andrew] Document 1pp., as above in format, for the appointment of Bolton to Captain. Dated 11th July 1866. Stamped signature of President Johnson and Stanton as Secretary of War. 5. OLDROYD, Osborn H. Assassination of Abraham Lincoln. 1901. 8vo. pp. 305, with advert and folding map. Some creasing to first few leaves else very good in brown cloth, titled in gilt. First Edition. 6. OLDROYD, Osborn H. Typed letter. 1pp., dated 1914, addressed to Bolton, requesting first hand accounts of the assassination (Bolton was on duty at Ford's Theatre that evening). Signed by the author. The material is archivally mounted and collected in an elegant half-leather clamshell box in elephant folio size. A striking presentation. John T. Bolton was a respected soldier and this is a good documentation of his progression through the ranks. Bolton was present when Abraham Lincoln was assassinated and it is understood from the family that he had applied for a position in the president's personal security team and that this was being considered at the time of the assassination.

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        The Bartender's Guide: How to Mix Drinks, or the Bon-Vivant's Companion (First Print 1862)

      Dick & Fitzgerald 1862-01-01. Condition: Poor. Hardcover. POOR. green cloth boards with gilt lettering, bagged for protection, approx. 5'' x 7.5'', broken spine, rubbed through corners, heavily rubbed spine ends and edges, loose pages throughout (some detached but no known missing pages), brittle and chipped pages, water stains across boards and pages, musty odor, pencil markings to interior front cover. Once Read Books, cover scan available - just ask, OnceReadBooks com Orders shipped via USPS.

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        A history of the fishes of the British Islands. 4 vol.

      . London, Groombridge 1862-1866. Gr.8°. 4 Bde. Mit 252 farbig gedruckten und teilkolorierten Holzstichtafeln und zahlr. Textholzstichen. Blaues Original-Leinen mit reicher Rückenvergoldung und goldgepr. Deckelvignetten. Bde. I, II und IV in erster Ausgabe, Bd. III in zweiter Ausgabe. Prachtvolles Werk mit den Tafeln nach A. F. Lydon. Teils leicht stockfleckig. Kopfkapitale teils mit kleinen Ausbesserungen. Gutes Exemplar. -CHF 1800.00.

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        First, second, third & Fourth annual reports of the Inspectors of Salmon Fisheries (England and Wales) BOUND With the Report of the special commissioners for Irish Fisheries for 1864

      London : Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode, for H.M.S.O., 1862. 1st Edition. Finely bound in half contemporary aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands, gilt cross-bands with a contrsting gilt-blocked red leather label. Spine bands and panel edges silghtly dulled and dust-toned as with age. Remains an uncommonly good example; tight, bright, clean and strong. Series; (Parliamentary papers. House of Commons. Session 1862. vol. 19. Command no. 2939-Session 1886. vol. 15. C. 4713). Frequency; AnnualPhysical description; v. ; 34 cm. Inspectors:, , Frank Buckland and Spencer Walpole. Subjects; Salmon fisheries - England - Periodicals.Salmon fisheries - Wales - Periodicals.

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        Les bas-fonds de la société Tirage de tête

      Paris: Jules Claye, 1862. Fine. Jules Claye, Paris s.d. (1862), 17x26cm, relié. - Second edition of the first edition, this one printed on vellum. Binding half Russian chocolate brown morocco with corners, back smoothes decorated with a large golden cartridge decorated with golden arabesques, framing gilded nets on marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, binding signed Canape . Book enriched with a frontispiece on China Félicien Rops, here mounted on tab, illustrating the 1864 edition. Some minor foxing. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Deuxième tirage de l'édition originale, celui-ci imprimé sur vélin. Reliure en demi maroquin de Russie marron chocolat à coins, dos lisse orné d'un grand cartouche doré agrémenté d'arabesques dorées, encadrement de filets dorés sur les plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, reliure signé de Canape. Ouvrage enrichi d'un frontispice sur Chine de Félicien Rops, ici monté sur onglet, illustrant l'édition de 1864. Quelques petites rousseurs.

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        Orley Farm

      Chapman and Hall, 193 Piccadilly, London 1862 - Millais, J.E. First edition. Illustrations with 40 plates by J.E. Millais. viii, 320, viii, 320 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Sadleir, Trollope, pp. 37-44; Wolff 6789 Bound in three quarters blue morocco and cloth, t.e.g., by Bayntun, Bath Spine evenly faded. Bookplate of Joseph Spencer "Ticky" Graydon Illustrations with 40 plates by J.E. Millais. viii, 320, viii, 320 pp. 1 vols. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The VIRGINIA'S KNOCKING AROUND. Baltimore, March 30, 1862.

      Baltimore: 1862. Broadside poem, 14 8-line stanzas, printed on dusky rose-color paper. Double rule typographical border. "A disjointed commentary on the reception in Washington of the news of the Virginia's battle with the Monitor at Hampton Roads on March 9. 1862. Mrs. Lincoln desires to remain and drive out the Yankees, but Lincoln calls for his favorite weapon, a rail, and assumes command. The last four stanzas praise the steadfastness of the Marylanders imprisoned for their real or alledged allegiance to the south." [Rudolph]. This a rare survivor, originally distributed in the streets of Baltimore, a city sympathizing with the South but kept loyal by Union force. OCLC records 4 holding institutions. Rudolph adds 5 additional. Red stain at top left [blood?]. Horizontal fold lines. Lower right corner chipped [from prior mounting?]. Signs of mounting to verso. A VG item.

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        Aus Schinkel?s Nachlaß. Reisetagebücher, Briefe und Aphorismen. Mitgetheilt und mit einem Verzeichniß sämmtlicher Werke Schinkel?s versehen.

      4 Bände. Berlin, Verlag der Königlichen Geheimen Ober-Hofbuchdruckerei (R. Decker) 1862-64, - XXII(II),302(1), VIII(1),359(1), XIX(I),411 S., XV(I),616 S., einfache Halblederbde. - Erste Ausgabe - dtv Kunst 6, 477 - mit mehreren Stempeln, Spiegel und Vorsätze leimschattig, stellenweise Bräunungen, Einbände berieben, bei Band 4 (Registerband) Rücken brüchig und mit Fehlstellen, Innenfalze mit Japan verstärkt [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln; a collection of presidential material including vellum document signed by Lincoln as President, and further documents signed by Johnson as President.

      - Six related items, all finely mounted, comprising; 1.Regimental Document, 1pp., 15 x 10 inches printed on heavy paper, handwritten in spaces, concerning the appointment of John T. Bolton to First Sargeant in the New Jersey Volunteers, 15th September 1862. Some creasing and folds, light soiling, very good. 2. [LINCOLN, Abraham] Document, 1pp., approx 19 x 16 printed on vellum, Presidential title, elaborately engraved with eagle above text and military apparatus below. Concerns the appointment of Bolton to Second Lieutenant in the Veteran Reserve Corps. Dated 1st August, 1864. Signed by President Lincoln and the Secretary of War, Edwin M. Stanton. Printed text, handwritten name and date. With blue wax seal, and marginal notes in red ink from Adjutant General's office, some light soiling, folding, creases, very good. 3. [JOHNSON, Andrew] Document, 1pp., approx 19 x 16 inches printed on vellum, Presidential title as above. Concerns the appointment of John T Bolton to First Lieutenant for gallant and meritous services during the war. Dated 10th May 1866. Signed by President Johnson (a stamped signature, as was his method due to a weakened hand) and Stanton as Secretary of War. Printed text, handwritten name and date. With blue wax seal, and marginal notes in red ink, some light soiling, area of browning to top left, folding creases with one small hole, very good. 4. [JOHNSON, Andrew] Document 1pp., as above in format, for the appointment of Bolton to Captain. Dated 11th July 1866. Stamped signature of President Johnson and Stanton as Secretary of War. 5. OLDROYD, Osborn H. Assassination of Abraham Lincoln. 1901. 8vo. pp. 305, with advert and folding map. Some creasing to first few leaves else very good in brown cloth, titled in gilt. First Edition. 6. OLDROYD, Osborn H. Typed letter. 1pp., dated 1914, addressed to Bolton, requesting first hand accounts of the assassination (Bolton was on duty at Ford's Theatre that evening). Signed by the author. The material is archivally mounted and collected in an elegant half-leather clamshell box in elephant folio size. A striking presentation. John T. Bolton was a respected soldier and this is a good documentation of his progression through the ranks. Bolton was present when Abraham Lincoln was assassinated and it is understood from the family that he had applied for a position in the president's personal security team and that this was being considered at the time of the assassination. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Republic of Uruguay, Monte Video, Geographical, Social, and Political to which is appended, Life in the River Plate, a Manual for Emigrants

      London.: Effingham Wilson.. 1862.. Full-page and in-text wood engravings, plus four folding maps with outline hand-color, 72pp, 7 1/8 x 5 inches, stiff card wrappers (softbound). Tightly bound with cloth or thick paper spine, possibly a later embellishment. Covers lightly soiled; very good, clean condition. "By Authority of the Monte Videan Government." A booklet evidently prepared for distribution at the Great London Exposition of 1862. Chapters include Memoranda for Emigrants: the Voyage Out; the Introduction, wherein it is written "The little knowledge possessed in Europe of the economical and political institutions of this fine country, have determined the publication of the geographical and statistical information contained in these pages"; following is the main chapter, The Republic of Uruguay, Monte Video, Geographical, Social, and Political which details climate, vegetable productions, trees (utility of), minerals, animals (race horses and fine wool etc.), institutions (hospitals, schools), land and water communication, post offices, commerce, summary of professions, details of the various departments, etc. There follows a chapter Life in the River Plate and a Catalogue of the Articles Exhibited in the Uruguay Department, International Exhibition, London 1862, with information on Jury Awards. A concluding piece discusses Land Sales and Profits in the River Plate. The rear cover quotes from the Times of August 29, 1862: "The Monte Videan territory - for it is better known by the name of its capital - is limited, but extremely fertile, well watered, possesses excellent pastures, an abundance of minerals, as yet unexplored... The deficiency of labour is so great that any man who offers is hired as a shepherd, at wages equal to about £40 per annum, besides rations. This rich and healthy territory, which could easily maintain a population of 2,000,000, probably does not contain 200,000." The four maps in the volume are 1) The World (Route from the United Kingdom to the River Plate) 9 x 11¼ inches; outline coloring of South America and the British Isles. 2) Banda Oriental Republic of Uruguay; Route from Monte Video to Mercedes Estancia Maua: 9 x 5 3/4 inches w/ outline hand color. 3) Valley of the River Plate, Monte Video to Mercedes: 5 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches with outline hand color. 4) Estancia Mauà, Mercedes, Monte Video 1862. Plan of the Estate of his Excellency Snr. Baron De Mauà in the Republic of Uruguay: 11 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches with outline hand color. Modest discoloration to front and rear boards but overall a scarce guidebook associated with the Great Exhibition of 1862 in remarkably good condition. .

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        Fly Case, Containing Flies for the Season, and Extracts from the Fly-Fisher's Entomology, by Alfred Ronalds [Fly Wallet]

      London: Sold by Eaton & Deller, 6 & 7, Crooked Lane, London Bridge. Printed by J. Draper, 5 and 6, Little Tower Street, E.C., 1862. [2] blank leaves, [28] pp. ([1] title page, [2]-[27] descriptive text, [28] advert), [1] blank leaf. Vellum leaves printed rectos only, folded and stitched with black thread at top, center, and bottom to form pages; interleaved with felt mounting leaves stitched onto vellum stubs. 1 vols. 8vo. Bound in contemporary morocco box wallet, rubbed but sound, with remnants of a cloth tie. A beautiful and unusual item. [2] blank leaves, [28] pp. ([1] title page, [2]-[27] descriptive text, [28] advert), [1] blank leaf. Vellum leaves printed rectos only, folded and stitched with black thread at top, center, and bottom to form pages; interleaved with felt mounting leaves stitched onto vellum stubs. 1 vols. 8vo. RARE. Not in Westwood & Satchell (cf. p. 178 for sxth ed. of Ronalds, 1862)

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        The Bar-Tenders' Guide. A Complete Cyclopaedia of Plain and Fancy Drinks,

      New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, Publishers,, 1862. containing Clear and Reliable Directions for mixing all the Beverages used in the United States, together with the Most Popular British, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish Recipes, embracing Punches, Juleps, Cobblers, etc., etc., etc., in Endless Variety. To which is appended a Manual for the Manufacture of Cordials, Liquors, Fancy Syrups, &c., &c., … Illustrated with Descriptive Engravings. The Whole Containing over 600 Valuable Recipes. By Christian Schultz. Octavo (185 × 122 mm) Original brown zig-zag grained cloth - a variant from the previously recorded green - "How to Mix Drinks" within an elaborate scrolling paraph to the spine, publisher's monogram in escutcheon to the tail, title gilt to the upper board surrounding a large block of a cheroot-toting toper, below it "Price $1.50", publisher's device in blind to the lower board, both boards with elaborate panel with foliate corner-pieces in blind, yellow advertising endpapers. Housed in a black morocco backed bookform folding case. Blank leaf, 244pp., [8pp. ads], blank leaf; 10 engraved illustrations to the text, including the famous image of Thomas mixing the "Blue Blazer". A little rubbed, corners just bumped, head and tail of the spine crumpled, but not split, two small worm-holes at the lower joint, one emerging just beyond the hinge, but no loss of text to the ads. on the endpapers, sunned on the spine and onto the edges of the boards, hinges remain sound, small piece torn from the corner of the first blank, very pale mottled toning throughout, a scatter of light spots of staining to the two leaves carrying the instructions for Thomas's "Blue Blazer", perhaps the result of misguided experimentation, fortunately without attendant scorching, the previous page has a single blue pencil annotation in a contemporary hand, asking - reasonably enough - of the recipe for Claret Cup, "ubi Borage?". Contemporary book-ticket of a Papeleria y Libreria on the Calle Obispo, "entre Aguiar y Habana" in Havana to the front pastedown. First edition of the first ever guide to mixed drinks, the cocktail, "the first legitimate American culinary art … the first uniquely American cultural product to catch the world's imagination" (Wondrich, Imbibe! … a Salute in Stories and Drinks to 'Professor' Jerry Thomas, Pioneer of the American Bar, p. 11), this copy in the earliest possible state, titled, on the title page, as The Bar-Tenders' Guide … and priced at $1.50 on the upper board. OCLC records just nine copies under this original title, that which most closely matches that originally registered, no copy in Library of Congress. On 23 June 1859 the publishers Dick and Fitzgerald had registered copyright on a book to be titled [as given by Wondrich] "The Bar Tender's Guide, or Complete Encyclopaedia of Fancy Drinks, containing Plain and Reliable Directions …" It was subsequently announced twice in the American Publisher's Circular and Literary Gazette, and then silence. Finally in 1862, an advertisement appeared in Harper's for a book titled How to Mix Drinks … the author acknowledged as "Jerry Thomas, Late Bartender at the Metropolitan Hotel, New York, and Planters' House, St. Louis". Thomas's biographer has cast doubt on how much of the content was actually the "author's" own work, but the publishers had certainly seen the sales potential of adding a celebrity to the title page, and "the Professor" was a celebrity indeed. Edward P. Hingston, an English theatrical promoter and agent, a friend of Mark Twain and Artemus Ward's manager, encountered Thomas at the Occidental, then "the newest and the best hotel in San Francisco", in 1863; "Behind the counter is one of the most distinguished, if not the chief, of American "bar-tenders". His name is Jerry Thomas a name as familiar in the Eastern States as it now is out here in California. Bar-tending, as it is called, is an art in the United States, and Mr. Jerry Thomas is an accomplished artist … [he] is author as well as artist, and has written a work on the art of compounding drinks … He is a gentleman who is all ablaze with diamonds. There is a very large pin, formed of a cluster of diamonds, in the front of his magnificent shirt, he has diamond studs at his wrists, and gorgeous diamond rings on his fingers. Diamonds being " properties" essential to the calling of a bar-tender in the United States. Unless he already possesses them it is said that no member of the craft can expect to attain to a high-class position. Mr. Jerry Thomas we are told can command his hundred dollars, or twenty pounds weekly, for wages. It must be remembered however that he is in California, and that he is engaged as a 'star'" (Hingston, The Genial Showman, 1881 New Edition, p245). By the time Hingston caught up with him, Thomas was well advanced in a career that was an embodiment of the nineteenth-century American picaresque, born in Sackets Harbor, New York c.1829, he had sailed the world before the mast; prospected for gold in California in '49; established the first minstrel troupe on the West Coast; represented the American sporting fancy at the notorious Heenan/Sayers fight in Farnborough; made and lost a couple of fortunes by his own admission; and "tended bar in just about every place where conviviality was at high ebb, from London, England, to Virginia City, Nevada" (Godrich, p13). The book seems to have been a great success, the price - incorporated into the design on the upper board - apparently rising in the first year of publication from $1.50 to $2.00, and finally $2.50. But there was also a change of title, the earliest copies, as here, have The Bar-Tenders' Guide on the title page, almost matching "The Bar Tender's Guide" - observe the shifty possessive apostrophe, and the hyphenation - on the upper board, but with "How to Mix Drinks" stylishly lettered in the spine. There is a second "issue" where the price remains the same, but that more inclusive spine title - suggesting that this book might be of interest to the amateur of alcohol rather than solely to the professional practitioner - moves to the title page, and with a more "sporting" sub-title, thus; How to Mix Drinks, or the Bon Vivant's Companion. This latter being the title under which the book was subsequently issued, and rose to fame. It is interesting to note that in the ads at the rear of the present copy the book is itself advertised, at $1.50, under a hybrid title, "The Bar-Tender's Guide and Bon-Vivant's Companion", clearly a halfway house. In later states there is also a change in the publisher's device to the spine, which here is in the form of a shield, and in second state copies that have been examined becomes a plain banner. An exceptional copy of the extremely elusive true first edition of this highly influential book.

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        Return from the Derby. Clapham Common.

      Henry Graves & Comp.,, London, 1862 - Altkolorierte Kupferradierung. London, Henry Graves & Comp., 1862. 52,8cm x 106cm. Bildgröße. 78,5cm x 128cm Blattgröße. Gerahmt (silber geprägt). Mit 2 restaurierten Randeinrissen. Sprache: DE Mit 2 restaurierten Randeinrissen. 52,8cm x 106cm. Bildgröße. 78,5cm x 128cm Blattgröße.

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        HISTORIA DESCRIPTIVA, ARTISTICA Y PINTORESCA DEL REAL MONASTERIO DE SAN LORENZO DEL ESCORIAL

      Eusebio Aguado, Madrid 1862 - XX, 279 pp., 2h. Y 127 láms. fuera de texto, algunas en color. Con profusión de granados xilográfico Encuadernación a toda piel con ligeros desperectos en las puntas El ejemplar en folio mayor ha sido repasado página a página.

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        Journal of a Political Mission to Afghanistan, in 1857, Under Major (Now Colonel) Lumsden; with an Account of the Country and People.

      London: Smith Elder and Co 1862 - First edition. 8vo. xvi, 480 pp. Contemporary tan full calf, spine with raised bands, gilt lettered black label, gilt decoration to the other panels, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, school prize bookplate from St. John's Collegiate School to the front pastedown. Frontispiece and 7 plates, all tinted lithographs. Recurring mild dampstain to one corner of the plates only, neat repair to the head of the upper joint, light wear to the boards, a decent copy overall.

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        [Op. 144]. Neujahrslied von Friedrich Rückert für Chor mit Begleitung des Orchesters... Op. 144. No. 9 der nachgelassenen Werke. [Full score]

      Leipzig und Winterthur J. Rieter-Biedermann [PN 192] [1862 or later]. Folio. Original publisher's wrappers with titling within decorative border. 1f. (title within light blue decorative border), 1f. (text), 3-95 pp. Engraved. In a custom-made dark green cloth folder. Handstamp of Novello to lower right corner of upper wrapper; leaf with pricing of parts laid down to verso. Publisher's catalogue with works by Schumann to verso of lower wrapper. Printer's note to lower left corner of p. 3: "Stich und Druck der Röder'schen Officin in Leipzig." Wrappers heavily browned, worn and bumped; upper detached and frayed at lower edge with slight loss; spine reinforced with tape. Slightly worn; some foxing, browning and dampstaining throughout. A good, wide-margined copy.. First Edition, second issue. The first issue predates the opening of the publisher's office in Leipzig (1862) and has Winterthur as the only place of publication. Hofmann, p. 315. Hoboken 245 (first issue). The text is by Friedrich Rückert (1788-1866). Schumann set the poem in full and added the first stanza of the chorale "Nun danket alle Gott" (melody by Johann Crüger, text by Martin Rinckart). "This New Year's Song has some pleasing and original moments. In the earlier part of the piece there is a tuneful, Mendelssohnian duet for soprano and alto, and some dramatic writing for solo bass including, most unusually for Schumann, a short passage of recitative. Further variety is achieved by the imaginative use of a large orchestra. This is a work which would justify an occasional revival." Alan Walker: Robert Schumann: The Man & His Music, p. 378.

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        The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln; a collection of presidential material including vellum document signed by Lincoln as President, and further documents signed by Johnson as President

      Six related items, all finely mounted, comprising; 1.Regimental Document, 1pp., 15 x 10 inches printed on heavy paper, handwritten in spaces, concerning the appointment of John T. Bolton to First Sargeant in the New Jersey Volunteers, 15th September 1862. Some creasing and folds, light soiling, very good. 2. [LINCOLN, Abraham] Document, 1pp., approx 19 x 16 printed on vellum, Presidential title, elaborately engraved with eagle above text and military apparatus below. Concerns the appointment of Bolton to Second Lieutenant in the Veteran Reserve Corps. Dated 1st August, 1864. Signed by President Lincoln and the Secretary of War, Edwin M. Stanton. Printed text, handwritten name and date. With blue wax seal, and marginal notes in red ink from Adjutant General's office, some light soiling, folding, creases, very good. 3. [JOHNSON, Andrew] Document, 1pp., approx 19 x 16 inches printed on vellum, Presidential title as above. Concerns the appointment of John T Bolton to First Lieutenant for gallant and meritous services during the war. Dated 10th May 1866. Signed by President Johnson (a stamped signature, as was his method due to a weakened hand) and Stanton as Secretary of War. Printed text, handwritten name and date. With blue wax seal, and marginal notes in red ink, some light soiling, area of browning to top left, folding creases with one small hole, very good. 4. [JOHNSON, Andrew] Document 1pp., as above in format, for the appointment of Bolton to Captain. Dated 11th July 1866. Stamped signature of President Johnson and Stanton as Secretary of War. 5. OLDROYD, Osborn H. Assassination of Abraham Lincoln. 1901. 8vo. pp. 305, with advert and folding map. Some creasing to first few leaves else very good in brown cloth, titled in gilt. First Edition. 6. OLDROYD, Osborn H. Typed letter. 1pp., dated 1914, addressed to Bolton, requesting first hand accounts of the assassination (Bolton was on duty at Ford's Theatre that evening). Signed by the author. The material is archivally mounted and collected in an elegant half-leather clamshell box in elephant folio size. A striking presentation. John T. Bolton was a respected soldier and this is a good documentation of his progression through the ranks. Bolton was present when Abraham Lincoln was assassinated and it is understood from the family that he had applied for a position in the president's personal security team and that this was being considered at the time of the assassination.

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        LIFE IN THE FORESTS OF THE FAR EAST: Or Travels in Northern Borneo.

      IMPORTANT & CLASSIC WORK ON THE FLORA, PEOPLE & LAND London 1862, - Smith. 3/4 Leather over marbled boards, verygood, 400+420p.,index 4 color litho illustrations, 12 tintedplates 2 vol. set, corners & covers bit rubbed, one plate incolor facsimile, else clean, as is. FIRST EDITION Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Dealings with the Dead: The Human Soul, Its Migrations and Its Transmigrations. Penned by the Rosicrucian

      Utica, New York: M. J. Randolph, 1862. 1st ed. Hardcover. Very Good. 268p. plus (4)p. adverts for other works and curatives sold by Randolph. Original cloth. 18cm. Backstrip faded. Large portions of text quite browned. Scattered pencil underlinings. Randolph was a spiritualist, Rosicrucian, sex-magician, and mail-order sex therapist and adviser. He wrote numerous exotic and obscure books and pamphlets and may also have been the first commercially successful importer and promoter of hashish (though he later repudiated its use). His writings are likely to strike many rationalists as the zany theories of an entertaining and largely harmless oddball, but he had a real following in his lifetime and some of his books have been reprinted from time to time for those who attracted to his mystical thinking.Randolph's mother was an African American. His writings contain occasional, sometimes veiled, references to his racial identity. Randolph, at one point, wrote that his mother was of royal descent from Madagascar, with not a drop of blood from the continent of Africa, but this was only one of several explanations by Randolph of his mother's ancestry. Randolph's mixed racial background was not unknown during his lifetime, but seems to have been largely forgotten after his death until publication of Deveney's book [Deveney, John Patrick. Paschal Beverly Randolph ... Albany: SUNY Press, (c. 1997)].Deveney's fascinating biography is the source for virtually everything we know about Randolph, apart from his own texts. "Dealings with the Dead" is, according to Deveney, "...Randolph's greatest work, giving his visions of the "soul world" -- the "state" that underlies both the material world and the "aetherial" world inhabited by the spirits." [Deveney p. 350].

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        Kjærlighedens Komedie. Komedie i tre Akter.

      H.J. Jensen, Christiania (Oslo) 1862. 1. udgave. 140 sider. Indbundet ubeskåret med det orig. bogtrykte gule foromslag i et kønt rødtonet papirbind med rygtitelfelt af rød maroquin (Anker Kyster).. *

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        Nobiliaire des Pays-Bas et du Comté de Bourgogne et neuf de ses suppléments, rédigés et classés en un seul ouvrage, par familles et d?après un système alphabétique et méthodique par le Baron J. S. F. J. L. de Herckenrode. En 3 volumes, volumes premier et deuxième et Armorial.

      Imprimerie et Lithographie de F. et E. Gyselynck 1862 1865, Gand, - 2258pages, planches en n/b, Auteur, titre, filets et ornementations dorés au dos à faux-nerfs. Ornementations et encadrements dorés sur les deux plats. Gardes en soie. Encadrement à fleurons dorés sur les bords intérieurs des plats. Tranches marbrées. Belle reliure. Bel exemplaire, hormis rousseurs marginales.

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        MEDICINA HOMEOPATICA DOMESTICA O GUIA FAMILIAS, DRS. C. HERING, ANGEL ALVAREZ 1862

      Carlos Bailly-Bailliere. - Madrid. 1862. Pasta española. 19X12. CXXXVI+579P+3H. Ref 16 Biblioteca A [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Framed War-Date Display! General Robert E. Lee recommends a Virginian for Assistant Quarter Master as his ?services claim something for him from the Government? and General Ulysses S. Grant permits the mother of a prominent Confederate officer to go ?under Flag of Truce, to the Confederate lines?

      Virginia, Tennessee, 1862, 1864. Various. "(1) Manuscript Endorsement Signed ?R E Lee / Genl? on lower portion of the verso of a partial letter signed ?Wm J. Clarke,? Colonel, 24th Regt North Carolina Infantry, recommending John M.E. Valk of Mecklenburg County, Virginia, for a position in the Quartermaster?s Department. ?He and his large family are refugees from their home because of his attachment to the cause of Southern Independence,? writes Clarke. Two pages, 8? x 9.25?. Soiling, staining, chipping do not materially affect Lee?s signature. Good condition.In full, ?Headqrs Dept Northn Va. 15 Oct 1862. Having great confidence in the recommendation of Genl. Ransom & Col Clarke, I do not hesitate to recommend Mr. Valk for the position of Asst Qr. Mr. Believing from his testimonials that he will prove an active & efficient officer, his position & services claim something for him from the Government. R E Lee Genl.""Col. Clarke notes that Valk ?and his large family are refugees from their home because of his attachment to the cause of Southern Independence.? Colonel Matt W. Ransom writes, in part, ?It gives me great pleasure to concur in the testimony borne by Col. Clarke on behalf of Capt. Valk ... I can safely say that I know no man of superior moral worth or better business qualities."" There is also an endorsement of William H. MacFarland who knows Mr Valk, ?a gentleman of high character on whom my confidence may be reposed...? (2) Autograph Letter Signed ?U.S. Grant / Majr Gen,? One page, 7.5? x 9.75?. Head Qrs Mil. Div. of the Miss., Nashville Tenn Jan. 16, 1864. To General George H. Thomas, the ""Rock of Chickamauga,? Head of Dept, of the Cumberland. Bears scorched markings of a fire. Silking on verso to strengthen paper. Good condition.In full, ?Head Qrs Mil. Div. of the Miss., Nashville Tenn. Jan 16th 1864 ... Please send the bearer of this, Mrs. Bransford under Flag of Truce, to the Confederate lines. Very Respectfully, Your obt svt. U.S. Grant Majr Genl.?According to ?Confederate Veteran Magazine,? Vol. XIII (May 1905), p. 216, Mrs. Bransford was ""the mother of a prominent Confederate officer,"" possibly Confederate Captain John S. Bransford, Army of the Tennessee.Elegantly framed to an overall size of 26.5"" x 21.5""."

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        THE WORKS OF THOMAS HOOD, Comic and Serious, in Verse and Prose Edited, with Notes by His Son (7 Vol) With Memorials of Thomas Hood New Edition

      Edward Moxon, London , 1862-1869. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Near Fine Condition. Finely bound complete edition of author's works first complete edition, (7 vol.) dated 1862-1863. Additionally bound in this set, is Memorials to Thomas Hood, New Edition, illustrated dated 1869.. Altogether, a set of eight volumes. Bound for Bartlatt of Boston, by Zaehnsdorf. Both designations stamped on front free endpaper. Black leather over marbled boards. Gilt decorations on spine. Gilt borders to leather on covers. Endpapers marbled. Ribbon page markers. Only defect is shelf wear to paper on boards. See photos. Size: 7 1/2" x 5 1/4". 8-volume set (complete). Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Top edge gilt - bright, rich condition. Embossed, decorative leather covers. Scratch on front cover. Spine has five raised bands. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fine Leather Binding; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 4373. . This is a SET of books, therefore heavier than a standard volume, and will involve extra shipping charges to some countries.

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        THE WORKS OF THOMAS HOOD, Comic and Serious, in Verse and Prose. Edited, with Notes by His Son. (7 Vol) With Memorials of Thomas Hood New Edition.

      Edward Moxon, 1862-1869, Hardcover (Full Leather), Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, First EditionFinely bound complete edition of author's works first complete edition, (7 vol.) dated 1862-1863. Additionally bound in this set, is Memorials to Thomas Hood, New Edition, illustrated dated 1869.. Altogether, a set of eight volumes. Bound for Bartlatt of Boston, by Zaehnsdorf. Both designations stamped on front free endpaper. Black leather over marbled boards. Gilt decorations on spine. Gilt borders to leather on covers. Endpapers marbled. Ribbon page markers. Only defect is shelf wear to paper on boards. See photos. Size: 7 1/2" x 5 1/4". 8-volume set (complete). Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Top edge gilt - bright, rich condition. Embossed, decorative leather covers. Scratch on front cover. Spine has five raised bands. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fine Leather Binding; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 4373.

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        The Art of Decorative Design

      London: Day and Sons, Lithographers to the Queen,, 1862. with an appendix giving the hours of the days at which wild flowers open.(the floral clock), the characteristic flowers of the months (both indigenous and cultivated) of all countries and of diversified soils. Octavo. Original red cloth, elaborate decoration to upper board gilt and lower board in blind, titles to spine gilt, all edges stained red. With 28 plates many coloured, and numerous figures in the text. Extremities very lightly rubbed, the text block professionally re-inserted where the original gutta percha had perished. First Edition, first Impression. Author's presentation inscription to the front free endpaper; "To Miss Collins, With the Author's Compts and best thanks". One of the most attractively designed books in the canon, a monstrously difficult one to find in acceptable condition and a rarity with Dresser's signature. Miss E. Collins is one of the six ladies named in the printed acknowledgements, "these ladies being the most talented students of the Schools of Art at Queen-Square, Bloomsbury, and the South Kensington Museum, for most valuable assistance in the preparation of the drawings on wood" (p. v.)

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        Histoire, Industriele et Commerciale de a Porcelaine

      Paris: J. Techener,, 1862. Folio (326 × 210 mm) Contemporary green morocco by Wright, tan label to spine, raised bands with single gilt rule, triple fillet panels to the compartments, attractively tooled within, French fillet panels to the boards, small floral corner-pieces, double-rule gilt edge-roll, all edges gilt, triple gilt rules to the turn-in, marbled endpapers. 28 etched plates by Jules Jacquemart. A little rubbed at the extremities, and with some spotting to the upper board, light toning, a very good copy. First edition. Attractive copy of this important work in the history of the connoisseurship of porcelain. Jacquemart was the leading French collector of oriental ceramics of his time, and here developed a descriptive typology, including that of "families" - famille rose, famille verte and so forth - for Chinese ceramics. The majority of the text and plates - by Jacquemart's son Jules - here relate to oriental productions. Armorial bookplate of Sir Arthur James Rugge-Price to the front pastedown.

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        Chemiker (1803-1873). Eigenhändiger Brief mit eigenhändiger Unterschrift "JvLiebig". Dat. München 30.1.1862. 2 S.

      - ". ich blieb in Reichenhall etwa 7 Tage und bin frisch und gestärkt zur Arbeit wieder zurückgekommen. Ich schicke Ihnen hierbei für die Annalen was ich hier liegen hatte. Die Abhandlung von Bohley wünschte ich, vielleicht in das Januar Heft aufgenommen zu haben, hauptsächlich der großen Wichtigkeit wegen welche die richtige Auffassung dieser Sache hat: meine lange Anmerkung knüpft sich an Bohleys falsche Schlüsse an. Die übrigen Sachen sind sehr gemischt und ich muß Ihnen die Auswahl derselben anheim stellen." - Minimal gebräunt. Mit Knickspuren und kleinen Läsuren am Oberrand. Insgesamt gut erhalten. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Robert O'Hara Burke and the Exploring Expedition of 1860

      Smith, Elder, and Co., London 1862 - Octavo, with title-page vignette, a folding map and 16 pp. advertisements at rear; some foxing particularly to map which has a tear along one of the folds, extremities rubbed, but a fine copy in the original green cloth. An important record of the ill-fated Burke and Wills expedition. This is the only edition of the one substantial contemporary publication of Burke's own journals.Australian history views the explorers in a different light: as part of a long tradition of celebrating noble failure, Burke and Wills have become national heroes.The work also includes Brahe's journal, Howitt's diary and the Report of the Royal Commission, and thus provides a complete overview of the entire expedition and its aftermath. Jackson, who knew Burke, was an officer in the same regiment as his father, and published this account in memory of Burke and dedicated it to Burke's sister Hester 'whose name was the last utterance from the lips of her loved and gallant brother'. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Brustbild nach halblinks des ca. 16jährigen Kronprinzen, in Oberstenuniform mit Orden, mit seinen Eltern Maximilian II. (1811 - 1864) und Marie Friederike von Preussen (1825 - 1889).

      . Altkolorierte Lithographie auf China von J.G. Kitzinger bei E.A. Fleischmann, München, um 1862, 26,5 x 35 cm.. Slg. Maillinger, Bd. III, Nr. 651. - Sehr seltene und ungewöhnliche Darstellung des Kronprinzen und späteren "Märchenkönigs". - Breitrandig und tadellos erhalten.

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        Mauritius; or the Isle of France: Being An Account of the Island, its History, Geography, Products, and Inhabitants

      London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge 1862 - Original blue buckram with black designs and gilt titles. Folding map, frontis and three further plates. Signed by the author with an inscription to his wife: "Anna Flemyng, with the best love of her husband, the author. Glenfeulan, Dec. 1862" Also present is a Baptism and Holy Communion card for Beatrice Anna Flymyng - baptised July 17th 1869, Confirmed feb 29 1884 (at the Cathedral in Sodor, Isle of Man) and her First Communion was Whitsunday May 13th 1889. Presumably this is their daughter. The blue boards are tidy, but with a touch of darkening to them. Overall clean, with just a little marking. The gilt is bright, Very slight nicking to the edges of the gilt on the spine (the casing has possibly been repaired at some point). The gift inscription, to the verso of the end paper, is clean and bright. The rest of the book is in excellent condition - just a touch of darkening to the pages. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gideon Welles orders Captain John A. Winslow to report to the U.S.S. Kearsarge , aboard which he famously defeated the C.S.S. Alabama in 1862

      Washington, December 5, 1862. 8" x 10". "Partly-printed Document Signed, ""Gideon Welles,"" as Secretary of the Navy, 1 page, 8"" x 10"", [Washington], December 5, 1862 ordering Captain John A. Winslow to report to New York in order to board a steamer bound for his new command: the U.S.S. Kearsarge. Minor partial separations at horizontal folds, light toning, contemporary ink redaction at left margin, marginal losses backed with period paper on interior of biofilm, else very good condition. John A. Winslow had been on extended leave in Roxbury, Massachusetts recovering from a bout of malaria when he received his assignment to command the U.S.S. Kearsarge cruising the Atlantic in search of Confederate blockade runners and warships. The document reads, in part: ""Sir: Proceed to New York, without delay and report to Rear Admiral Paulding for a passage in the U.S. Steamer Vanderbilt and upon falling in with the U.S. Steam Sloop of War Kearsa[r]ge. You will relieve Captain Pickering in commanded of that vessel."" In obedience to his orders, Winslow reported to New York, boarded the Vanderbilt en route to the Azores. However when he arrived in the Portuguese islands, he found that the Kearsarge had moved on to Cadiz for repairs, so Winslow elected to remain at the port of Fayal until the sloop returned in the spring. At the bottom of the document, Winslow adds his endorsement noting the date he was able to actually assume command of the vessel: ""Reported Dec 8/62 I certify that I reported in obedience to his order May 5th 1863 Jno A. Winslow Captain Command[in]g."" Once in command, Winslow set out to cruise the Azores in search of the feared Confederate raider Alabama, which was responsible for numerous attacks on Union merchant vessels as well as warships. In the summer of 1864, Winslow was finally able to catch up to the Alabama, which had just put in to Cherbourg for repairs. On June 19, 1864, the Alabama left the safety of the French port, and once in neutral waters found herself pursued by Winslow aboard the Kearsarge. After a fierce engagement that lasted nearly an hour and a half, the crew of the Alabama surrendered, but due to the extensive damage she incurred during the fight, sank off the French coast. For his exploits, Winslow received The Thanks of Congress and a promotion to commodore. "

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        LIST OF SUSPECTED VESSELS [caption title]

      [No place, probably printed on a shipboard press, ca. Jan. 1862].. 4pp. plus [3]pp. manuscript addenda. Quarto, on a folded folio sheet. Old fold lines. Minor soiling. Tied in upper left corner with a ribbon. A list of suspected blockade runners in operation along the Atlantic coast, printed just as the union was tightening its blockade noose around the Confederacy. The printed portion lists more than sixty ships, most of them British vessels which had been observed with suspicious cargoes in London or the West Indies. A typical entry reads "Steamers Malacca & Rangoon, by advices from London of October 18, supposed to be purchased or hired by the rebels." The reports are dated from October 1861 to January 1862. The manuscript additions are in the same vein, listing ten additional ships, each with detailed physical descriptions but no associated dates. The manuscript is docketed on the verso, "Explination [sic] of vessels reported to run the Blockade." We have not seen any lists similar to this one, which must have been extremely useful to blockade operations and reveals a sophisticated Union intelligence operation that spanned several ports. From its physical appearance we speculate that this was printed on a shipboard press. Rare and ephemeral.

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        Catalog der Grossherzoglichen Bibliothek in Neustrelitz. 3 Teile in 1 Band.

      Neustrelitz, G. F. Spalding, 1862. - 8vo (21 : 12.5 cm). I: 1 Bl., IV, X, 578 S. - II: 1 Bl., 430 S. - III: 1 Bl., 222 S., 1 Bl. Einzige Ausgabe. Der erste gedruckte Katalog der umfangreichen Bibliothek der Herzöge von Mecklenburg-Strelitz. Die Sammlung wurde 1796 durch Herzog Carl und seinen Kammerherren Graf von der Schulenburg gegründet, der Lexikograph Daniel Sanders war einer ihrer eifrigsten Benutzer. - Gentzen wurde 1842 Leiter der Bibliothek, des Münzkabinetts und der Altertümersammlung, deren Bestände er neu ordnete und beträchtlich vermehrte. Sein größtes Projekt war der vorliegende systematische Katalog der mittlerweile mehrere tausend Bände enthaltenden Bibliothek. Der erste und umfangreichste Teil enthält wissenschaftliche Werke aller Gebiete, der zweite Geographie, Reisen und Geschichte und der dritte schöne Literatur in mehreren europäischen Sprachen. - Die Neustrelitzer Bibliothek wurde 1950 geschlossen, die Bestände an Bibliotheken in Berlin, Rostock, Greifswald und Schwerin verteilt. Zahlreiche Doubletten gelangten in den westdeutschen Antiquariatshandel. - Innengelenke gebrochen, der Rückdeckel vom Rücken gelöst und innen mit einem Papierstreifen fixiert. Innen sauber. Pappband d. Zt. mit goldgeprägtem Rückenschild. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [TICKET FOR EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION EVENT]

      [N.p. late 1862].. Printed ticket on green card stock, 2 3/4 x 1 3/4. Light edge wear, some surface wear obscuring a couple words. Good. A captivating artifact from one of the nation's defining moments. The text reads: "EMANCIPATION. President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation takes effect January 1, 1863. 'I, therefore, Abraham Lincoln.' 51 L 4." Given the wording of the piece, it was definitely printed before the Emancipation Proclamation took effect, dating it between Sept. 22, 1862 and January 1, 1863. The presence of seating information and the overall look indicate the ticket was likely issued for a reading or performance of some type celebrating the event. An accompanying note indicates it belonged to the great grandmother of the note's writer. It was given to the writer by her mother who was born in 1876. "A Proclamation. Whereas, on the twenty-second day of September, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-two, a proclamation was issued by the President of the United States, containing, among other things, the following, to wit: That on the first day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty- three, all persons held as slaves within any State or designated part of a State, the people whereof shall then be in rebellion against the United States, shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free..." With these words, President Lincoln altered the course of history and civil rights in the embattled nation, and his Emancipation Proclamation stands today as one of the unalterable milestones in the growth and development of a country dedicated to the freedom of all citizens. Here, we have a meaningful artifact from just before this momentous law took effect, eventually freeing millions of people, including the generations that followed, from the bonds of slavery.

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        TRAITÉ ÉLÉMENTAIRE ET PRATIQUE DES MALADIES MENTALES. Suivi de considérations pratiques sur l'administration des asiles d'aliénés. Accompagné d'une carte statistique des établissements d'aliénés de l'Empire Français.

      Baillière 1862 Prima edizione. Testo francese. Cm.22,5x14. Pg.816, 48. Sobria legatura in mz.pelle e mz.tela con titoli e fregi in oro al dorso. In fine è unita una tavola in formato cm.36,5x45,5 raffigurante "Carte des Établissements d'Aliénés de l'Empire Français". Esemplare assai ben conservato. Si tratta di una rarissima prima edizione del principale testo di uno dei padri della psichiatria moderna, Henri Dagonet (Châlons - sur - Marne, 1823 - 1902). Laureatosi in medicina nel 1849 a Parigi, iniziò la pratica medica in Alsazia, e fu professore aggiunto nella Facoltà di Medicina all'Università di Strasburgo e quindi Direttore del Ricovero per alienati di Stéphansfeld nel Basso Reno, da lui fondato. Profondo conoscitore della fisiognomica, seguace delle teorie di Pinel ed Esquirol, nel 1867 divenne direttore dell'"Asile Sainte - Anne", dove assieme a Prosper Lucas, Valentin Magnan e Gustave Boucherau si dedicò allo studio delle malattie mentali privilegiando la sintomatologia ed una attenta classificazione di tutti i casi riscontrati, grazie all'uso della fotografia a fine archivistici e divulgativi. Malgrado la chiusura forzata del Ricovero per una violenta campagna di stampa, divenne Presidente della "Société médico - psychologique" nel 1885 e fu insignito della Legion d'Onore. Dice di quest'opera il suo collega Valentin Magnan: "Devenu classique, répandu non seulement en France mais aussi à l"étranger, il a servi de guide à plusieurs générations de médecins; les magistrats, à leur tour, et les administrateurs y puisent de précieux renseignements".

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        An extraordinary collection of photographs of Central Park by its first official photographer

      New York 1862 - Pioneering photographs of Central Park. One of the earliest photographers to work in New York, Victor Prevost (1820-1881) studied photography in France under Paul Delaroche and with Gustave Le Gray. In 1850 Prevost came to New York and established a studio at Broadway and Bleecker. He achieved limited commercial success, giving up photography as a career in 1857. Prevost continued to take photographs of major construction projects in New York City, the most important of which are his images of the new Central Park. These images are among the earliest extant photographs of the construction of Central Park. The Olmsted-Vaux plan was accepted in 1858, and work began at once, but it was not until the 1870s that the immense project was completed. As a result, these very early photographs present an unfamiliar view of the park, with immature plantings, temporary structures, worker housing, all without the towering buildings that figure prominently in later images. Three of the photographs are signed in the negative and one features the photographer’s ink signature on the mount. All bear the photographer’s blindstamp on the mount. Each image is described and dated in pencil on the verso. The collection comprises: 1. Veranda, Terrace, and Bell Tower (Aug 30, 1862) signed and dated 1862 by Prevost on the mount 2. Self-Portrait of the Photographer at CP (Sept 10, 1862) [actually Jacob Wrey Mould, who designed by of the park’s most notable landmarks and architectural details] 3. Terrace Steps (Sept 11, 1862) 4. Pine Bank Arch. Bridge Near 8th Ave (Aug 17, 1862) 5. Landing (Oct 15th 1862) 6. Summer House from West Side ie 6th Ave (Sept 22, 1862) 7. Arsenal from 6th Ave West Side (August 13, 1862) 8. Summer House East from 8th Ave (August 28, 1862) 9. [no caption:] Summer House East from 8th Ave. 10. [no caption:] Buried pipes, with barrels, cranes, and framing VERY RARE. The principal institutional holdings of Prevost photographs are at the George Eastman House, the Museum of the City of New York, and the New York Historical Society, and to a lesser extent, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Smithsonian. Apart from their exposure at the Metropolitan Museum of Art show in 2003, Prevost’s work remains largely unknown to the collecting public, a reflection of its great rarity in the market. Julie Mellby, “Victor Prevost: Painter, Lithographer, Photographer,” History of Photography 35 (2011). 10 albumen photographs (approx. 51⁄4 x 51⁄4 in.), mounted, three signed in the negative and one signed by Prevost on the mount. Mounts foxed and stained, minor foxing and fading to prints, but generally the images are in excellent condition with strong tones.

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        [Op. 144]. Neujahrslied von Friedrich Rückert für Chor mit Begleitung des Orchesters... Op. 144. No. 9 der nachgelassenen Werke. [Full score]

      Leipzig und Winterthur: J. Rieter-Biedermann [PN 192]. [1862 or later]. Folio. Original publisher's wrappers with titling within decorative border. 1f. (title within light blue decorative border), 1f. (text), 3-95 pp. Engraved. In a custom-made dark green cloth folder. Handstamp of Novello to lower right corner of upper wrapper; leaf with pricing of parts laid down to verso. Publisher's catalogue with works by Schumann to verso of lower wrapper. Printer's note to lower left corner of p. 3: "Stich und Druck der Röder'schen Officin in Leipzig." Wrappers heavily browned, worn and bumped; upper detached and frayed at lower edge with slight loss; spine reinforced with tape. Slightly worn; some foxing, browning and dampstaining throughout. A good, wide-margined copy. . First Edition, second issue. The first issue predates the opening of the publisher's office in Leipzig (1862) and has Winterthur as the only place of publication. Hofmann, p. 315. Hoboken 245 (first issue). The text is by Friedrich Rückert (1788-1866). Schumann set the poem in full and added the first stanza of the chorale "Nun danket alle Gott" (melody by Johann Crüger, text by Martin Rinckart). "This New Year's Song has some pleasing and original moments. In the earlier part of the piece there is a tuneful, Mendelssohnian duet for soprano and alto, and some dramatic writing for solo bass including, most unusually for Schumann, a short passage of recitative. Further variety is achieved by the imaginative use of a large orchestra. This is a work which would justify an occasional revival." Alan Walker: Robert Schumann: The Man & His Music, p. 378.

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