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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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        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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        La grande Danse Macabre des hommes et des femmes

      Paris , BAILLIEU LIBRAIRIE, 1862 - Précédée du dict des trois mors et des trois vifz, du débat du corps et de l'ame, et de la complaincte de l'ame dampnée. 56 illustrazioni nel testo dai legni originali delle edizioni di Troyes del 1539 e 1641. 8vo. pp. 68. . Ottimo (Fine). . . . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        The Taeping Rebellion in China: A Narrative of Its Rise and Progress, Based upon Original Documents and Information Obtained in China

      London: John Murray, 1862 - First edition, first printing. Octavo, 20.8*13.7*3.3cm, 394pp, 7 illustrations, including a foldout map of China (39*32cm). Ex-library with a few library markings, original covers faded with general wear and tear, otherwise a good hardcover with crisp pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        NIPHON AND PE-CHE-LI: Or, Two Years in Japan and Northern China.

      AN EARLY PRIMARY BRITISH RESOURCE London 1862, - Saunders. First Edition. New blue cloth, 286p.,9 hand tinted color plates, one large fold-out map. R A R E Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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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]

      J. Rieter-Biedermann [PN 192] [1862 or later], Leipzig und Winterthur - 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. 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS LLC]
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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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        ORLEY FARM. Two Volumes [ Binding by Sotheran & Co.]

      Chapman & Hall., London 1862 - Two Volumes, Tall 8vo. viii, 320pp. viii, 320pp. [occational spotting] with illustrations by J.E. Millais. Fine Binding, Half Brown Calf, raised bands, gilt compartments, over marbled boards by Sotheran & Co. T.E.G. marbled endpapers. Excellent Collectable Copy [Attributes: First Edition]

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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,â? writes Clarke. Two pages, 8â? x 9.25â?. Soiling, staining, chipping do not materially affect Leeâ??s signature. Good condition.In full, â??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 â??and his large family are refugees from their home because of his attachment to the cause of Southern Independence.â? Colonel Matt W. Ransom writes, in part, â??It gives me great pleasure to concur in the testimony borne by Col. Clarke on behalf of Capt. Valk â?¦ 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, â??a gentleman of high character on whom my confidence may be reposedâ?¦â? (2) Autograph Letter Signed â??U.S. Grant / Majr Gen,â? One page, 7.5â? x 9.75â?. Head Qrs Mil. Div. of the Miss., Nashville Tenn Jan. 16, 1864. To General George H. Thomas, the ""Rock of Chickamauga,â? Head of Dept, of the Cumberland. Bears scorched markings of a fire. Silking on verso to strengthen paper. Good condition.In full, â??Head Qrs Mil. Div. of the Miss., Nashville Tenn. Jan 16th 1864 â?¦ 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.â?According to â??Confederate Veteran Magazine,â? 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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        Die Photographie auf Collodium. Darstellung eines einfachen und leicht anwendbaren Verfahrens zur Erzeugung negativer und positiver Bilder auf Papier, Glas etc. sowie der trockenen Platten und der Stereoskopen.

      Leipzig, Spamer, 1862. - (19 x 13 cm). VI (2) 176 S. Mit 115 Abbildungen. Halbleinwandband der Zeit. Einzige deutsche Ausgabe, bearbeitet. von A. H. Weiske. - Der belgische Chemiker Monckhoven (1834-1882) hat sich große Verdienste um die Entwicklung der Photographie erworben. 1864 konstruiert er den besten "dialytischen Vergrößerungsapparat" seiner Zeit und 1879 entdeckt er die Einsatzmöglichkeiten von Bromsilber in der Photographie. - Stellenweise minimal stockfleckig. Einband leicht berieben, sonst wohlerhalten. - Poggendorff III, 931; Heidtmann (2) 5675. - Selten

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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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        Turnhalle des Hamburg–St.Pauli Turnvereins am Heiligengeistfelde, erbaut 1862. Lithographie mit Tonplatte, von J.Puschkin mit ornamentaler Bordüre in rot.

      Hamburg, Ed. Ritter, (1862). - 30,0 x 37,5 cm. Ganz wenige kleine Stockflecken im Bild, im weißen Rand teils mit vielen kleinen Braunflecken. Seltenes Blatt. [SW – Ansicht, Ansichten, Hamburgensien, Hamburgensie]

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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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