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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.

      - 8 volumes in-4° reliés cartonnage éditeur, infimes rousseurs éparses, petit accroc sur une coiffe supérieure et petit manque de papier sur un dos [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      Vicente Garcia Torres, Mexico City 1862 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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        Essai sur la situation russe. Lettres à un anglais.

      Londres, Trübner. 1862 - Pet. in-12, (4)-150pp., 1/2 basane violine, dos lisse orné, rel. de l' ép. Ed. originale. Sur la p. de titre, cachet du "Lycée du Prince Nicolas",(Lycée impérial de Moscou). N. Ogareff,(St-Petersbourg 1813- Greenwich 1877), socialiste révolutionnaire, poète, philosophe, journaliste, émigré politique en 1856, ses liens avec Herzen, Bakounine, Cf. les travaux de M. Mervaux. Accroc à la coiffe sup., dos passé, bel état intérieur. Très rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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.

      Harper & Brothers, NY 1862 - 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 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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 many Textholzstichen. Blaues Original-Leinen with reicher Rückenvergoldung und goldgepr. Deckelvignetten. Bde. I, II und IV in erster Ausgabe, Bd. III in zweiter Ausgabe. Prachtvolles Werk with den plates nach A. F. Lydon. Teils leicht stockfleckig. Kopfkapitale teils with kleinen Ausbesserungen. Gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        The Works of De Quincey. Include: Confessions of an English Opium Eater, Last Days of Immanuel Kant and Other Writings, Recollections of the Lakes and the lake Poets, etc.

      Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1862-63. - 16 volumes; 8vo. Contemporary dark green half morocco with gilt titles and extra gilt to spines, marbled boards and end papers. Light, very occasional foxing to text, edges foxed; binding a little rubbed, spine to vol.I dulled. A sound set. Shows extremely well. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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