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        Journal of Landsborough's Expedition from Carpentaria, in search of Burke & Wills With a map Showing his Route. Bound in at the rear is the 16 page Article by Ferdinand Mueller, titled "A Systematic Arrangement of the Plants noticed around The Gulf of Carpentaria from the Roper to the Gilbert River, Including those collected durin

      Melbourne: F.F. Balliere, Publisher, 85 Collins Street East., 1862.. First Edition; 8vo; pp [iv], 128, 16; frontispiece group portrait and large folding map, original printed yellow wrapper, original cloth spine. very good copy and rare with the Mueller article bound in. see Ferguson 11329 and 12922. Gives details of the expedition in search of Burke and Wills, organized by the Royal Society of Victoria.

      [Bookseller: Time Booksellers]
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        Framed handwritten Field Order from the Civil War

      Fredericksburg, 1862. unbound. 1 page written on blue paper in pencil, 5.5 x 6.75 inches, [near Fredericksburg], December 18, 1862. Written to General Jubal Early, in full: "General - Col. Critchfield and Capt. Boswell are to give you any assistance that they may be able to render. The Whitworth gun has been ordered to you in order that you may put it in position to meet the enemy's gun boats. My headquarters are on the Corbyn farm. I am General...your most obedt. servant...T.J. Jackson...Lt. General." This letter was written three days after the conclusion of hostilities at the Battle of Fredericksburg (December 15th 1862), best remembered as one of the most one-sided battles of the American Civil War, with Union casualties more than twice as heavy as those suffered by the Confederates. Jackson wrote this communication while headquartered at Moss Neck, 11 miles south of Fredericksburg, on an estate owned by the Corbin family, who offered their home as winter headquarters. Jackson stayed there until March 1863 and was killed less than two months later. On the other side of the frame, there is a war-date endorsement in an unknown hand acknowledging that the letter came from T.J. Jackson, Lt. General, Dec. 18, 1862. On the same page, there is a testimonial by Jonathan W. Daniel (CSA Major assigned to General Early), May 29, 1905, stating that he found the order in papers pertaining to "Early's Division while part of Jackson's Corp." It is not cataloged in the "Official Records" and is as close as one could possibly hope in acquiring a Fredericksburg letter. The testimonial is set in a cream-colored matte beside an oval-shaped engraving of Jackson, with a tan and gold wooden frame measuring 15.5 x 18.25 inches. Jackson's penciled writing is very light due to brown toning of the paper and some fading; otherwise very good condition. Confederate General.

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        Orley Farm (Two volume set)

      Chapman and Hall, London 1862 - Signed handwritten note from Trollope pasted in to front endpapers! First edition, two volumes, 1862, hardcovers with 1/2 leather boards, octavo, 320pp. and 320pp., illustrated in b&w. Books near fine with mild rubbing to raised bands on spines, hint of wear to leather corners, bindings tight, texts clean and unmarked, with handsome gilt to top edges of text block and other edges marbled. No DJs, but in protective mylar wraps. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Untersuchungen über den Bau der Nasenschleimhaut, namentlich die Structur und Endigungsweise der Geruchsnerven bei dem Menschenk und den Wirbelthieren.

      - Abh. naturf. Ges. Halle, 7/1. - Halle, Druck und Verlag von H.W.Schmidt, 1862, 4°, 99, (1), mit 5 (1 farb.) Kupfertafeln und dem Buchzettel "Anerkannte gute Schriften; frisches Exemplar im Halbleinenband, mit eingebundener orig. Broschur. First Edition! - Maximillian Johann Sigismund Schultze's (1825-1874) "classic paper on the nerves to the neuro-epithelium in the special sense organs marks an epoch in histology. He describes the cells of the olfactory mucousa membrane "Schultze's cells"." - Garrison & Morton No. 936 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hyacinthine Porphyrio - Porphyrio Hyacinthinus

      London 1862 - This splendid hand-colored, folio size lithograph from John Gould's (1804-1881)monumental book "Birds of Great Britain" is in excellent condition, measures 14 ½” x 21 ½” and magnificently displays the author's scientific skill and attention to detail. John Gould was without question the most prolific natural history artist of the nineteenth century. He worked during a period of intense fascination with discoveries in natural history, especially regarding knowledge of the wildlife of exotic lands. Gould shared the romantic enthusiasm of his time for such subjects, as well as the popular impulse to catalog exotic wildlife. He combined his passion for natural history with outstanding scientific, artistic, and entrepreneurial talents. Drawing on these abilities, he embarked on a series of projects that would eventually make him the leading publisher of ornithological illustrations in Victorian Britain. Gould’s unparalleled career spanned five decades, and he produced a monumental series of books of birds throughout the world. Gould was especially proud of this sumptuous work. He described the Birds of Great Britain as a return to his old love of native birds. Unlike in earlier publications, however, the illustrations incorporate more nests, eggs, and young than the earlier works, with a focus on landscapes and family groupings. Gould's rightful pride in these illustrations was reflected in his preface explanation of their coloring: " every sky with its varied tints and every feather of each bird were colored by hand; and when it is considered that nearly two hundred and eighty thousand illustrations in the present work have been so treated, it will most likely cause some astonishment to those who give the subject a thought." Gould's pride in The Birds of Great Britain was matched by its public success. The list of 468 subscribers included the nobility and scientific luminaries of Europe and America. Rich, vibrant color is an important attribute of the best 19th Century prints. Many prints by John Gould found on the market today have modern color that affects both the appearance and the value of these great works. John Gould died in 1881 still actively illustrating and producing fine bird books. His stock of unsold copies, unbound text and plates in various states, lithographic stones, drawings and paintings, amounted to nearly three tons. Many of the uncolored pulls from his monumental "Birds of Europe" have been recolored in the last thirty years, and these are often found on the market. Fortunately, the difference between original and modern color can be discerned by looking carefully at the print. When modern color is applied to 180 year old paper, the application is inconsistent; the cellulose of the aged paper has begun to breakdown and can no longer evenly absorb the watercolors, resulting in a splotchy uneven appearance All of the Gould bird prints in Arader Galleries' inventory have exquisite original color. The vastly superior quality of original color can be clearly differentiated from new color by its smooth and even appearance. The inks have noticeably deeper, richer tones. The difference can also be seen in the lovely surface "sheen" that results from the application of gum arabic when the lithograph was first pulled. The hand coloring of engravings and lithographs reached its zenith in the 19th Century. Works that still display their original color are more rewarding to view, and will better hold their value in the years to come.***If you frame up this item with Arader Galleries you can take a 50% discount off the listed price of this work of art.***

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        STALLES DU CHOEUR DE LA CATHEDRALE D'AUCH. Texte et dessins par L. Sancet.

      - Paris, A. Morel, 1862. In-folio (303 X 394) demi-chagrin brun, dos cinq nerfs filetés à froid, caissons à froid ornés d'un fleuron doré, auteur et titre dorés (reliure de l'époque) ; faux-titre, titre, 4 pages, (1) f. (table explicative des planches), 60 planches hors-texte. Rousseurs éparses, parfois fortes, petits frottements à la reliure. BEAU LIVRE contenant 60 PLANCHES (dont une à double page) dessinées par Sancet et gravées sous sa direction sur vélin fort par Auguste Guillemot. L'intégralité de l'ouvrage a été monté sur onglets. AGREABLE EXEMPLAIRE, présenté dans une solide reliure de l'époque. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST.

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        La soeur de Gribouille

      Librairie Hachette et Cie 1862 - In-12 (18x11cm), cartonnage toile de l'éditeur, percaline rouge, décor doré sur le premier plat, titre doré au dos, tranches dorées, 392 pages, 71 vignettes en noir par Castelli, EDITION ORIGINALE ; rousseurs, reliure lache, prix en l'état. Castelli [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Journal of Landsborough's Expedition... Journal of Landsborough's Expedition ... in search of Burke & Wills

      Melbourne: Wilson & Mackinnon, 1862. Octavo, engraved frontispiece and large fold-out map of Australia; linen-backed pink printed card boards. First edition, first issue. The map is uncoloured and was not issued with the botanical appendix found in the Baillière issue.

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        Original Albumen Photograph Carte-de-Visite of a Chinese Nobleman

      Singapore Original rare albumen CDV portrait, circa 1862-1863, by August Sachtler, foremost German photographer in Singapore, with Photographer's letterpress monogram to front and credit printed to verso of mount. Card measures approximately 2,5 x 4 inches. Photograph measures approximately 2.25 x 3.5 inches. Very Good condition. August Sachtler was a German photographer in the Straits Settlement, and founder of the first photographic studio established in Singapore, in the early 1860s. He is especially remembered for a now very rare circa 1867 panorama of Singapore Town from Pearl?'s Hill. Initially operating independently, as indicated by the letterpress name and monogram (AG) logo on this item, in circa 1864 he partnered with Kristen Feilberg who was also a tobacco merchant, and also possibly his brother, E. Hermann Sachtler, subsequently changing the studio name to Sachtler & Co. The exact date of the founding of Sachtler & Co. remains unconfirmed but the firm was in operation from the early 1860s until 1874. The earliest panorama in the Straits Settlement was a view of Singapore taken in ten parts by Sachtler & Co. in 1863. The company also published one of the first published albums of the regions, titled "Views and Types of Singapore." In 1864 the company was renowned and produced many photographs. Photographs taken by August Sachtler prior to 1864 however are extremely scarce. Later Sachtler worked with W.B. Woodbury (Sachtler & Woodbury), and from 1867 Feilberg operated alone for a short time. Together with E. Hermann Sachtler he opened a branch in Penang, establishing the first studio there, though Sachtler returned to Singapore in 1869. .

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        Hand-book to the Cotton Cultivation in the Madras Presidency:

      Madras: Printed for the Madras Government by Messrs. Pharoah and Co., Athenaeum Press, , 1862. Exhibiting the Principal Contents of the Various Public Records and other Works connected with the Subject in a Condensed and Classified Form, in Accordance with a Resolution of the Government of India. Octavo. Original red moiré cloth, paper label to the spine. Lithographic frontispiece and 3 other similar plates, map. A little rubbed and sunned, particularly at the spine which is beginning to chip head and tail, short split to the cloth on the front joint, light browning and some foxing front and back, a very good copy. First edition. Fairly uncommon, just 16 locations world-wide on OCLC. An official publication compiled at a crisis point for the English cotton trade. The Lancashire Cotton Famine, the result of overproduction at a time of contracting markets and the interruption of imports due to the American Civil War, led to widespread hardship and unrest. One of the possible solutions was the encouragement of subsistence farmers in the colonies to switch to cotton production in order to replace the supply of premium Sea Island and Orleans cotton from America, and much of the present work consists of a summary of the findings of various official trials and enquiries into the cultivation of American strains and the employment of American techniques and equipment in India. The compiler, James Talboys Wheeler (1824?-1897) travelled out to India in 1858 to become the editor of the Madras Spectator, but soon "abandoned journalism on being appointed professor of moral and mental philosophy in the Madras Presidency College in 1858" (ODNB). He there attracted the interest of the Madras government, and in 1960 became, in effect, their official historian, being "employed to examine the old records; the results of his researches being a report, highly commended by the secretary of state, Sir Charles Wood, and a 'History of Madras in the Olden Time.' In 1862 he was appointed assistant secretary to the government of India in the foreign department, and removed to Calcutta, where, among other duties, he had charge of the foreign and, later, of the home offices when the secretaries were at Simla. Among the printed but unpublished volumes which he compiled under orders of government were a memorandum on the Scinde ameers, summaries of political affairs from 1864 to 1869, of Afghan affairs in the eighteenth and nineteen centuries, and of Persian affairs, a valuable report on Afghan-Turkestan, and a memorandum on the Wahabis, all of which have been freely used by official writers as well as by others who had access to confidential documents". The present work was published in America in 1866 under the title of Madras versus America. A Handbook to Cotton Cultivation.

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        [ARCHIVE OF TEN LETTERS WRITTEN BY LIEUT. DAVID McKINNEY WHILE ON CAMPAIGN WITH THE ILLINOIS 77th INFANTRY]

      Various places. 1862-1863.. Ten letters, totaling 40pp. Quarto, on folded folio sheets. Minor soiling. Near fine. Archive of ten letters written by Union lieutenant David McKinney, together with a letter of recommendation signed by Major Walter B. Scates. All are dated between October 1862 and June 1863 and narrate the life of the officer as he travels with the Illinois 77th Infantry from Kentucky through Tennessee on to Vicksburg, Mississippi. McKinney (1829- 1903), a resident of Peoria, Illinois, was a thirty-three-year-old teacher when he enlisted in September 1862 as a first lieutenant. He served in the field and staff of the 77th Infantry, and was promoted in March 1865 to captain and assistant quartermaster. Nine of these letters are written to his sister and one to his father. Probably because he was a teacher by vocation, he writes insightful and fascinating letters in which he comments on significant details of camp life, troop movement and plans, and local color. With a knack for narrative writing, he also includes interesting stories, such as the one recorded in his Nov. 3, 1862, letter regarding a "windy encounter" with a "very pretty young rebel lady, whose father is in the rebel army." As McKinney confiscated her cattle, the young lady "scolded & cried in turn." In the first letter (Oct. 16, 1862), McKinney informs his sister that his regiment "is under marching orders for the interior of Kentucky in the direction of Cumberland Gap." In his next letter (Oct. 24, 1862), he writes that they will soon start marching "farther south into the land of Dixie. The darkies are beginning to come into our camps pretty fast, all saying that their masters are rebel & that they want to along with us & most of our boys say come along darkey & he comes." In the four letters written from Kentucky, he often comments on the different sympathies of the important border states' citizens. Early in 1863, McKinney and his regiment arrived near Vicksburg. In a letter dated March 2, 1863, he notes that they did not seem "much nearer the capture of Vicksburg than we did one month ago." He often writes about "feeding off the fat of the earth" while in the South. As an example, he writes on March 2, 1863, about the expedition that he commanded "up the river...to procure from the enemies country along the river forage." At a cotton plantation, the owner and most everyone else had "skedadled" but he did find "an overseer & a few niggers." The Union detachment took what they needed. Near the end of this letter, McKinney tells his sister that he has included a letter that he received when he returned from this expedition "written by Col. Scates by direction of Gen. MClernand the commander of our Army Corps." This letter is signed by Walter B. Scates (dated Feb. 28, 1863, from "Head Quarters 13th Army Corps") and addressed to Lieut. McKinney and is included in this archive. The letter offers "great gratification" for the "orderly and soldierly maneuver in which you have conducted this expedition and performed this duty." On March 23, 1863, McKinney informed his sister that "as soon as Grant gives the word of command, more than 100,000 men are within fighting distance & although V[icksburg] is one of the strongest fortifications naturally on the continent, yet I believe it must eventually fall." McKinney wrote a political letter in June 1863 (no day given) from "Camp in view of Vicksburg, Miss." in which he clarified that he was not "turning Republican. I still continue to be a good 'Jackson Democrat' of the old school.... Copperheads you may truthfully call them, are doing more harm at present to the cause of the 'Union' than fifty or even an hundred thousand openly avowed rebels." He then spends almost four pages opining about the two political parties and their leadership: "Would that we had a Jackson for our Chief Magistrate now, instead of a Lincoln." He continues in the letter reporting that General John A. McClernand, the former commander of the Army of the Mississippi, had been relieved of his duty because of "a jealousy between Grant & McClellan." This is the final letter of this archive. Vicksburg fell to Union troops on July 4, 1863. Well-articulated letters from an educated Union soldier.

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        Ship-Boy's Letter. Ballad. Sung By Madame Sainton Dolby. The Words Written By I I Lonsdale

      Hutchings & Romer, London, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Signed by person(s) connected with bookTHIS IS ONE OF THE SCORES FROM OUR BOOK NUMBER #6647000 - Undated [1862]. Signed [Initialled by Dolby]. Size: 13 inches tall by 9.5 inches. 9 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 750gms-1kgm. Category: Music; Signed by person(s) connected with book. Inventory No: 6647006.

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        Afbildninger til Dyrerigets Naturhistorie,

      1862 1862 - til Brug i Skolen og Hjemmet. 600 Figurer systematiskt ordnede paa 32 colorerede og 1 sort Tavle med Forklaring. Kbhvn. 1862. 25 s. + 33 plancher, hvoraf de 32 er i farver. 4to. Orig. komp. hellrd., ryggen svagt falmet, øverste kapitæl løs. Gl. n.p.t. 25 pp. + 33 plates of which 32 are coloured. Publisher's pictorial cloth, spine weakly faded, upper headband worn. Old name on titlep. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Porzana Pygmaea (Baillon's Crake)

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

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        The Works of Thomas De Quincey

      - Edinburgh- Adam and Charles Black 1862 - An attractive set of works by Thomas de Quincey in Hatchard and Co. bindings. Fourteen volumes of original sixteen, with volumes fifteen and sixteen missing. Nine of the fourteen volumes have engraved frontispieces. Volumes include:v. 1. Confessions of an English opium eater. v. 2. Recollections of the lakes and lake poets. v. 3. Last days of Immanuel Kant and other writings. -v. 4. The English mail coach and other writings. v. 5. Dr. Samuel Parr and other writings. v. 6. Richard Bentley and other writings. v. 7. Protestantism, and other essays. v. 8. Leaders in literature. v. 9. The Caesars, Essenes, and other papers. v. 10. Style and rhetoric and other papers. v. 11. Coleridge and opium-eating and other writings. v. 12. Speculations literary and philosophic. v. 13. Logic of political economy and other papers. v. 14. Autobiographical sketches, 1790-1803. Ex Libris Louis Stomeyer Little, a 19th century surgeon who worked inChina for many years and was a pioneer of Cholera treatment. Thomas de Quincey was an English essayist, best known for his Confessions of an Opium-Eater. Along with his opium addicted, debt was one of De Quincey's primary constraints, and he pursued journalism as a way to pay his bills. He contributed to many magazines which including his reminiscences of the Lake Poets, later regarded as some of his most important works. Condition: In full calf bindings with gilt detailing to spines by Hatchard and Co. Externally, very smart with some rubbing. Personal Ex Libris plate to front pastedown of each volume. Internally, firmly bound. Pages generally bright and clean with the occasional scattered spot. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vancouver Island and British Columbia, Where They Are; What They Are; And What They May Become. A Sketch of Their Jstory, Topography, Climate, Resources, Capabilities, and Advantages, Especially As Colonies for Settlement

      London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1862, 1st Edition. () viii,182, 16 ads.. Near fine. Octavo. Original blue blind stamped victorian cloth. Gilt title and decoration on the spine. Original coated brown endpapers. Tinted frontispiece. Three tinted plates. Two folding maps. One folding table. A very attractive clean copy of a scarce title. Lowther 185. The author trys to put to rest "many erroneous impressions that are prevalent...of the last settled and least known of the British Colonies..."..

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        Tables of foreign exchanges : and weights and measures of the principal trading places in Europe equated: with remarks on decimal currency / by H. J. Baird

      Edinburgh : printed for the author by W. P. Nimmo, [1862], 1862, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionCopy from the Library of the Board of Trade. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Gilt cross bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 212 pages; Physical desc.: 112 [212] p. ; 29 cm. Subject: Money - Tables. Foreign exchange rates - Tables. Weights and measures - Europe - Tables. Mathematics - Arithmetic and algebra.

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        Schoner mit halbem Winde.

      Um 1862.. Aquarell über Bleistift. 22,6 x 14,7 cm.. Stellenw. kolorierte, detailreiche Bleistiftzeichnung des Marinemalers. Das Blatt zeigt ein zweimastiges Segelschiff mit geöffneten Segeln in leichter Schräglage auf offener See. Unten links bezichnet. - Farbfrisch erhalten. - Versandkosten auf Anfrage (LQ 07).

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        Joannis Maldonati, Societatis Jesu theologi, commentarii in quatuor evangelistas : ad optimorum librorum fidem accuratissime recudi / curavit Conradus Martin - [Complete in 2 volumes]

      Moguntiae : Francisci Kirchhemii, 1862, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, Third EditionScattered, marginal foxing. Near fine copies both in the contemporary vellum over contrasting buckram boards; dark morocco gilt-blocked labels. Spine bands and panel edges very slightly rubbed and toned as with age. Scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Physical desc. : 2 v. ; 23 cm. Editio tertia emendatissima. Subject: Bible. Latin. 1862. N. T. Gospels. Bible - Commentaries. Language: Latin.

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        North America

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1862 - Second Edition. 2 vols., 8vo. Folding map. viii, 467, [1], 8, ads; viii, 494, [1] pp. Original pebbled rose cloth. Inner hinge on Vol II splitting. Mudie ad. tipped on to back pastedown, some rubbing and fading, else Very Good. In open-faced slipcase. Sadleir 14 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nomenclator Fungorum exhibens ordine alphabetico nomina tam generica quam specifica ac synonyma a scriptoribus de scientia botanica fungis imposita.

      Vindobonae, C. Gorischek, 1862. Royal-8vo. pp. viii, 735, (1). Later half cloth. First edition. "Taxonomists have always been great compilers. The first compilation of generic and specific names of fungi, both accepted names and synonyms, was that by Wesceslao M. Streinz in his 'Nomenclator fungorum' of 1862" (Ainsworth p. 280).//Stafleu & Cowan 13.258.

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        Trichopilia crispa marginata

      [London].. [ 1862-1865].. Hand colored lithograph, image approximately 11 1/2 x 11 inches on sheet size 18 x 13 inches. A couple of faint marks to lower margin (outside image area); very good, bright condition. Plate V. An exquisite image of this orchid likely from the publication by Robert Warner and Benjamin Williams "Select Orchidaceous Plants." This work was designed to highlight some of the most beautiful of the cultivated orchids available to the amateur at a time when the orchid fever was just taking hold in England. The image was drawn and lithographed by J. Andrews and printed by the firm of Vincent, Brooks. .

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        Les Miserables Five Volume Set

      New York: Carleton, Publisher. 1862. First American Edition. Hardcover. Original publisher's brown cloth stamped in blind on the sides and lettered in gold on the spines. Chipping to spines, old faint dampstains to cloth on three volumes, mild scattered foxing, some leaves folded at corner, short closed tear to the rear pastedown endpaper of one volume. A good+ set. ; Octavo .

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        L'expédition de Chine,

      P., Michel Lévy Frères 1862, - in-8, 318 pp., orné de 4 plans et cartes dépliants, dont un grand plan de Pékin, reliure demi-chagrin, dos à nerfs orné de filets dorés. Même si le lieutenant-colonel Dupin utilisa un nom d'emprunt pour publier ses souvenirs de la campagne de Chine, l'ouvrage lui attira quelques ennuis dus à la diffusion d'informations que seul il pouvait détenir. "Dupin est en quelque sorte le mouton noir de l'expédition de Chine. Il aura également d'autres ennuis à son retour de Chine d'où il ramena de nombreux trésors provenant du pillage du Palais d'Eté. Il les mit en vente à Drouot en 1862, ce qui lui valut une mesure disciplinaire." (Brizay, Le sac du Palais d'Eté, p.472). Exemplaire sans rousseurs. Petite déchirure sans manque en coiffe, mors frottés. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Breath of Life or mal-Respiration. and its effects upon enjoyments & life of man. (manu-graph).

      - London, Trubner 1862. Octavo publisher's printed boards (marked, rebacked); 75pp, illustrations by Catlin through the text. A used but thoroughly decent copy. First English and best edition; the New York edition of 1861 and the later editions (titled 'Shut Your Mouth and Save Your Life') are printed letterpress and don't have the charm of this lithographed facsimile of manuscript. Catlin's gift to the civilized world is simple to enunciate - sleep with your mouth shut. The theory and practice are little more complex but the benefits are astounding: no more premature death, death of children; no more idiots, lunatics, deaf, dumb, or hunchbacks. This "most important motto which human language can convey" was learned from example during his years of ethnographic labours among some 150 tribes of "wild people" in North and South America. He doesn't ignore, though, the evidence that the exemplary sanitary habits of these people gave them no protection against small-pox and whiskey.

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        Illustrations of the Birds of California, Texas, Oregon, British and Russian America.

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, . Second edition. 1862 - Pp. viii, 298; 50 splendid hand-colored lithographic plates. Later one-half black morocco leather, spine with 5 raised bands, lettered in gilt on two compartments and decorated with gilt rectangular patterns highlighted with small feathers in the remaining 4 compartments, over green marbled boards with matching green marbled endpapers, lg 8vo (10.75 x 7.5 inches). This is the second edition of John Cassin's beautifully illustrated work on Western birds. The volume features 50 brilliant hand-colored lithographic plates, including many of species discovered after Audubon's Birds and intended to supplement that great work. "In the spring of 1845, John James Audubon, North America's most widely-celebrated naturalist and best-known painter of birds, met for the first and last time the inconspicuous academic who would eventually succeed him as the dean of American ornithologists - John Cassin" (Peck, I-3). "Probably no other ornithologist of his day had such a knowledge of the literature of the subject" (DAB). Cassin's Birds of California is among the most significant and earliest books "representative of the era of western expansion of American ornithology" (Ellis and Mengel). The work was originally published in ten parts between 1852 and 1855 and contains full-page plates and detailed descriptions of 50 species of birds "not given by former American authors." It also includes a "general synopsis of North American Ornithology," in which Cassin compares American birds with species from elsewhere around the world. "No American had ever offered such a comprehensive analysis" (Peck, I-7). The plates for Cassin were made from drawings by G.G. White and executed along the same lines as Audubon's, both the lithographer, William Hitchcock, and the printer, J.T. Bowen, having worked extensively on Audubon's Birds and on the Quadrupeds as well. This description was modified after a similar description used in the past by Bauman Rare Books. For bibliographic notes see also Anker 92, Zimmer, 124, Nissen 173 and Sabin 11369. Small bookplate on the front endpaper labeled: Ex KEK libris. No other ownership marks and no signs of use. A hint of soiling in the outer margins of two plates with no effect to the color images; a truly spectacular copy in fine condition in a fine binding.

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        Cuadro descriptivo y comparativo de las lenguas ind?genas de M?xico. M?xico

      Mexico City: Imprenta de Andre Escalante, 1862 Volume 1 only. lii+395+[4] pages. Octavo (8 1/4" x 5 1/2") rebound in red leather with gilt lettering to spine. 1st edition.Pimentel's work on linguistic classification in Mexico, unlike that of Orozco y Berra, was as up to date as that of any of his North American contemporaries. The second edition of Pimentel (1874) had considerable influence on subsequent opinion concerning the classification of native languages in Mexico and Mesoamerica generally, and his work was heeded by Powell and other scholars in North America. Pimentel claimed to be "the first to present a scientific classification of Mexican Indian languages based on comparative philology". He proposed several families that were accurate (as well as a few that were not so accurate), including Uto-Aztecan with nine subgroup members; Costeno with Mutsun; Mixe with Zoque; Mixtec, Zapoteco. Pimentel was relatively successful in his attempt to establish family relationships. Interestingly, his methods were those standard in European linguistic studies; in particular, he emphasized grammatical evidence but also utilized basic vocabulary. Although Pimentel favored grammatical evidence, he rejected the generally held notion of the time, maintained by most scholars since Duponeau, that all American Indian languages share the same morphological type.Condition:Tape repair to half title, rebound and trimmed else a very good copy.

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        To His Friend Dr Henry C Wigg : Light In The Window. Ballad. Sung By Madame Sainton-Dolby

      Boosey & Sons, London - Signed by person(s) connected with book. THIS IS ONE OF THE SCORES FROM OUR BOOK NUMBER #6647000 - Undated [1862]. Signed & Initialled by Dolby. Size: 13 inches tall by 9.5 inches. 5 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 750gms-1kgm. Category: Music; Signed by person(s) connected with book. Inventory No: 6647004. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Klassen und Ordnungen der Weichthiere (Malacozoa) wissenschaftlich dargestellt in Wort und Bild. Dritter Band erste & zweite Abtheilung: Kopflose Weichthiere (Malacozoa Acephala) & Kopftragende Weichthiere (Malacozoa cephalophora).

      Leipzig & Heidelberg, Winter, 1862-1866. Royal-8vo. pp. 1500, with 136 plates and 136 figures in the text. Contemporary half calf, gilt spines. Nissen ZBI, 591. The complete third volume dealing with mollusca.

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        Archaeopterix lithographica

      1862. Meyer, Hermann von (1801-69). Archaeopteryx lithographica aus dem lithographischen Schiefer von Solenhofen. Offprint or extract from an unidentified periodical [Jahrbuch für Mineralogie?], vol. 10 [1861?]: 53-56. Lithographed plate. Loose in paper wrappers, a bit chipped, title in ms. on front wrapper. Very good.First Edition, and very rare . This is the first copy we have handled in more than 40 years of trading. In 1861 von Meyer, one of the most distinguished 19th-century paleontologists, became the first to describe and name the prehistoric bird Archaeopterix lithographica, fossils of which had recently been discovered in the Jurassic limestone near Solenhofen in Bavaria. Archaeopteryx is the earliest known bird to date, and its fossils represent the first evidence of feathers on Earth. Archaeopteryx has often been considered a link between birds and dinosaurs, since it possesses both avian and dinosaur characteristics.Von Meyer's first informal description of Archaeopteryx, published in an earlier unillustrated paper, was based on a fossil of a single feather. Later that same year a partial fossil skeleton was found bearing excellent impressions of wing and tail feathers, which von Meyer cited in the present paper, identifying it positively as the remains of an ancient bird and proposing the species name Archaeopteryx lithographica, by which it is still known.

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        On the coagulation of the blood (pp.580-611, 6 Abb.).

      . Proc. roy. Soc., 12 (1862) - London, Taylor and Francis, 1863, 8°, XI, (1), LXVI, 731, (1) pp., Abb., 2 Taf., Halbleinenband.. First Edition! - "In his Croonian Lecture Lister exploded the theory that blood coagulation is due to ammonia and showed that, in the blood vessels, it depends upon their injury. He further showed that by carrying out the strictest precautions he could keep blood free from putrefaction indefinitely, thus supporting his theory that bateria were the cuase of wound suppuration." G/M - - The Intrinsic Pathway of Thrombin Formation - "Why does the blood circulating in the vessels not coagulate?" asked T.W. Jones (Observations on some points in the antomy, physiology, and pathology of the blood) in 1842, a question that today still has no satisfactory answer. Before the role of tissue thromboplastin was appreciated, no one doubted that clotting was an intrinsic property of blood. Rather, the focus of attention was upon how clotting was held in check within the blood vessels and was only brought into play when blood was shed. - When John Hunter (A Treatiseon the Blood, Inflammation, and Gun-Shot Wounds (1817)) reported that blood clotted most readily "round the edge of the dish which it contained," he clearly did not grasp the implications of this observation. In 1863, Lister embarked upon experiments that were designed to examine the idea that clotting was due to the liberation of ammonia. Almost incidentally, he made the important discovery that blood remained partially fluid for several hours in a vulcanized India-rubber tube but clotted promptly in an ordinary cup. He concluded that coagulation came about from the contact of blood with some-but not all-foreign surfaces and that blood remained fluid within our vessels as the passive consequence of the noncoagulant nature of their linings. Lister's conclusions were supported by Freund (Ein Beitrag zur Blutgerinnung (1886), who found that clotting was retarded when blood flowing from an artery was collected in tubes lined with oil or vaseline, results similar to earlier experiments by Babington (Some considerations with respect to the blood founded on one or two very simple experiments on that fluid. Thus, a century after Hewson had begun the scientific study of coagulation, the thesis seemed well established that circulating blood was fluid because it did not come into contact with agents that could initiate the clotting process." Maxwell M. Wintrobe, Blood, Pure and Eloquent, pp.619-620 - - Garrison & Morton No. 871

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        THE EXPERIENCE OF A SLAVE IN SOUTH CAROLINA

      London: Printed By Passmore & Alabaster. Very Good/No dust jacket. 1862. First Edition. Hardback. 12mo pp. vi, 48, title page with engraved vignette of galloping horse and rider, engraved illustration to reverse of title page, vignette of a slave in chains to the last page. Original textured plum-coloured cloth with blind stamped decoration to boards and gilt title to front board. Binding, good with a little general wear and a little rubbing to extremities, most significant fault is fading to the spine and edges of the boards. Contents clean and tight, original yellow end-papers with neat contemporary signature (of previous owner) to front paste-down, a little general reading wear, slight wear to gutter of first few pages. A very good original copy of this rare, but important work on American slavery. .

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        The Private Diary of Richard, Duke of Buckingham and Chandos, K.G. In Three Volumes

      London: Hurst and Blackett, Publishers, Successors to Henry Colburn. 1862. First. :First edition. Three volumes. 320; 322; 300pp. Frontispiece portrait. Octavos. Publisher's cloth gilt. Tears along the edges of two spines, modest edgewear, some foxing, still a handsome, very good set. Bookplate in each volume of William Arthur, Sixth Duke of Portland, K.G. .

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        The Life of J. M. W. Turner, R. A. ; Founded on Letters and Papers Furnished by His Friends and Fellow Academicians - [Complete in 2 Volumes]

      London, Hurst And Blackett, 1862, Hardback, First EditionBoth volumes finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands and titling. An uncommonly good example - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. ; 0 pages; Description: 2 v. Front. , plates, ports. 22 cm. Subjects: Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William) , 1775-1851. Appendix: A complete catalogue of all Turner's engraved works. --Catalogue of all the pictures exhibited by Turner in the Royal academy and British institution. Between the years 1787 and 1850.--Catalogue of pictures given by Turner.....

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        The History of England from the Accession of James the Second

      London: Longman, Green, Longman and Roberts 1859-, 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.

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        Atlas of Pathological Anatomy Illustrative of A Clinical Treatise of Diseases of the Liver. Parts I and II

      Brunswick and London: Frederick Vieweg and Son; Williams and Norgate. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover lightly rubbed and darkened. Both Parts with upper board cracked at inner hinge. Browning to text pages and dust soiling to page ends. Illustrations bright and overall VG. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons with minimal marking. 1862. Second Corrected Edition in English. Brown board cover with laid on title. 300mm x 230mm (12" x 9"). 20pp + plates; 23pp + plates. Part I with 12 tissue guarded coloured steel -plates; Part II with 14 tissue guarded coloured steel-plates. .

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        A Practical Treatise on the Law Relating to the Duties of Railway Companies, As Carriers of Passengers and Goods [etc.]. Not in Ottley

      London: Shaw and Sons, Fetter Lane, Law Printers and Publishers, 1862. Original green cloth, paper label (partly defective), a bit rubbed and definite pencilling, light browning, else a good copy; uncommon, 3 copies in OCLC Only edition of the first treatise devoted principally to the railways' obligations as common carriers, both as to goods and to passengers, the diverging standards still evolving as the British railway industry exploded in size at mid-century

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        Etudes Sur L'Astronomie Indienne Et Sur L'Astronomie Chinoise

      Paris : M. Levy Freres 1862 - Octavo. lv, 398 p., 3 folding pl. Bound in contemporary quarter black Moroccan leather. Gilt lettering to spine. 5 raised bands. Marbled boards. Speckled page ends. Marbled endpages. Green silk ribbon. Good binding and cover. Wear to extremities. Sunning to spine. Light contemporary pencil marks. Clean, unmarked pages. DSB V, 134. first edition of an expanded version of Biot's writings on Asian astronomy. 'Biot's treatment was much more systematic than any which had preceded it'--Needham, Science and Civilization in China III, 183. Houzeau & Lancaster 607. From the library of noted Swiss-American physicist and Yale professor Martin Charles Gutzwiller. Jean-Baptiste Biot 21 April 1774 ? 3 February 1862) was a French physicist, astronomer, and mathematician who established the reality of meteorites, made an early balloon flight, and studied the polarization of light. Biot also discovered the mineral biotite. This particular, his last work, was an endeavor taken after reading the French translation of Ebenezer Burgess?s 1860 translation of the Surya-Siddhanta. Biot was an Orientalist, and attempted to show the relation between Hindu and Chinese astrology, especially that the 28 nakshatras of Hindu astrology were of Chinese origins. He also attempted to reference the history of Eastern astrology with Greek astrology especially with Ptolemy?s work. On the Views of Biot and Weber Respecting the Relations of the Hindu and Chinese Systems of Asterisms (January 1, 1866), Whitney, William D., Volume 8: Journal of the American Oriental Society [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        WINE AND WINE COUNTRIES: A Record and Manual for Wine Merchants and Wine Consumers

      London, Hamilton, Adams, & Co., 1862.. FIRST EDITION 1862, 8vo, approximately 170 x 105 mm, 6½ x 4 inches, pages: (2), xiv, 365 including index, complete with half-title, folding chart at rear: "Consumption of Wine 1791-June 30, 1861", bound in the original publisher's green morocco grained blind stamped cloth, spine lettered gilt, small gilt bunch of grapes motif beneath author's name, gilt pattern at top and bottom of spine, pale yellow endpapers. Spine darkened, very slight wear to head and tail of spine, top edges dusty, front inner paper hinge partly split and neatly reglued, neat pencil name on front pastedown. A very good clean tight copy. The book covers early English vineyards, a wide variety of European wines, Champagne and wines of Australia, wine as remedy, adulteration, wine drinking. Gabler, Wine into Words, page 280 G39250. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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