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        The Lower St. Lawrence, or Quebec to Halifax via Gaspé and Pictou. To which is appended Mr. Wood's Description of the River Saguenay also Legends of the St. Lawrence and All about Fishing, &c &c

      Quebec: Printed at the "Mercury" Office, 1862 - RARE. Contains G. T. Cary's "County Seats on the Shores of the St. Lawrence Round Quebec" and Sir James McPherson LeMoine's "the Legendary Lore of the St. Lawrence." Sir James MacPherson LeMoine (1825-1912) noted Canadian author, published several works on Quebec and the lower St. Lawrence. He is best known for his publication "Maple Leaves" a series of miscellanies published from 1863-1906. The Cary family founded the Quebec "Mercury" in 1805 and it remained in the family for three generations (QUEBEC) First edition. Sm. 8vo. 3 woodcut illustrations by John Henry Walker, the eminent Canadian illustrator and engraver. Pp. 122 including frontispiece and 8 pages of advertisements (dated May 22, 1862, mostly for train or steamboat travel,) in the pagination, folding map (9 1/2 x 5 inches, creased, soiling along outer edge, trimming of lower margin affecting imprint). Original rose cloth, stamped in blind with all-over wavy pattern, covers with ruled borders, floral cornerpieces, inset cloth label in upper cover with title within gilt ruled border. Some chipping of lower spine, darkening or light discoloration, a few stains on cloth, endpapers browned, else a very good copy with the signature of T. W. Baldwin, Quebec '66. Not in Lande [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La grande Danse Macabre des hommes et des femmes

      Paris: Baillieu Librairie, 1862. Bella ril mezza pelle (half-leather binding). Ottimo (Fine). 8vo. 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 Nervetti e incisioni oro al dorso

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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 during Mr. Landsborough's Expedition, and Examined by Ferdinand Mueller"

      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.

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        The War With the South. A History of the Late Rebellion. Three volume set

      New York: Virtue & Yorston. G : in good condition without dust jacket. Some scattered foxing and browning; some off-setting from plates. Reinforced hinges. Marbled endpapers. 1862. First Edition. Quarter leather spine. 300mm x 230mm (12" x 9"). 664pp, 677pp, 738pp. Copiously illustrated with tissue-guarded steel-engraved plates. .

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        Hazon le-mo'ed helek Rishon AND Sefer Yafeah La-kets

      Druck von Heinrich Sieber's Erden, Pressburg 1862 - Pressburg: Druck von Heinrich Sieber's Erden, 1862. Hard Cover. Druck von Heinrich Sieber's Erden. Hazon le-mo'ed helek rishon: ?le'va'er seder limud hokhmat hatekhunah?li-kebo'a mo'adim u-moladot u-tekufot?Pressburg [Bratislava]: Gedruckt bei Anton Edlen von Schmid, 1843. Bound with: Sefer Yafeah la-kets: 'al Sefer Be-reshit?: kolel shene 'inyanim: 1. HIdushe hagadah?'a. pi hakira, ketsatam mah she-shama' ha-mehaber?meha-Ramas [R. Mosheh Sofer], zatsal?2. Sidur shel ha-ma'asim ha-nizkarim ba-Torah?nikra Sidur zemanim. Pressburg: Druck von Heinrich Sieber's Erden, 1862. Two volumes bound in one. Octavo, ¼ cloth over marbled card boards, [168 + 144 pages]. Hebrew text. First volume illustrated with several diagrams representing the solar system (movement of Earth and Sun). Spine label worn as are edges. Two works by Margoliot-Jaffe (1802-1864), a Hungarian rabbi. Both works are rare, the first pertaining to the Jewish calendar, the second being a commentary on the Old Testament. Margoliot-Jaffe studied under Moses Sofer. (calendar). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Great Gold Fields of Cariboo; with an Authentic Description, Brought Down to the Latest Period, of British Columbia and Vancouver's Island

      London: Routledge, Warne, & Routledge. 1862. First. First edition. 12mo. [2] ads, viii,184, [2]ads pp. Folding map. Includes a vocabulary of the "Chinook Jargon." (Probably later) paper spine, with original printed yellow paper over boards. Contemporary English bookseller's small blind stamp on title page, moderate foxing, and boards a trifle soiled, else a nice, near fine copy, the map is fine. Guide to the gold fields of British Columbia. The map displays British Columbia and Vancouver Island with the gold diggings labeled. Extremely uncommon. .

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Manchester, 26. November 1862.. 1½ SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo.. An einen Mr. Nunnally: "I have been complaining for some days past of an attack of the stomach and Bowels but I entertained hopes of being able to be present at the soiree to-morrow. Sir James Bardsley [Mediziner, 1801-87] who called this morning has laid an embargo upon me, and insists on me remaining quiet at home. Under the circumstances I feel I must obey, and thank you for your friendly hospitality which I regret I cannot accept. I have written Mr. Pickering to the same effect, and with kind regards to Mrs. Nunnally I am faithfully yours [...]". - Auf Briefpapier mit gepr. Vignette. - Leicht gebräunt.

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        Atlas Ichthyologique des Indes Orientales Néêrlandaises. Publié sous les auspices du Gouvernement Colonial Néêrlandais.

      Amsterdam, F. Muller, 1862-1865. Volumes 1-5 (of 9) volumes. Folio (450 x 295 mm). With 240 plates of which 238 superbly chromo-lithographed. Later half cloth library bindings, the last volume loose in original printed wrappers. There is no title to volume 5 and the text runs from page 1-96 (of 152), the plates 232-240 belong to volume 6, library stamp on titles. A complete copy has 9 vols and 420 plates and was published from 1862 to 1878. A magnificent ichthyological atlas, the most splendid work on fishes of the nineteenth century. It is the only major work on the fishes of the Indo-Pacific ocean. In 1845 Bleeker started his project, however the first printing was realised 18 years later. Due to his death the work remained unfinished. During his life Bleeker sent more than 12.000 fishes from the East Indian Archipelago to Holland. The edition of the present work must have been very small as Bleeker in his biography mentions only 60 subscribers. The plates are splendidly executed after drawings by L. Speigler and chromolithographed by C.W. Mieling and later by Emrik & Binger. According to Junk, Rara p. 140 'les planches chromo-lithographiées sont d'une exécution magnifique et sont en effet les meilleures que la litérature moderne d'Ichthyologie a produit. Bleeker est l'auteur le plus fertile de sa science'. //The volumes are composed as follows: I. Scaroïdes et Labroïdes; II. Siluroïdes, Chacoïdes et Hétérobranchoïdes; III. Cyprins; IV. Murènes, Synbranches, Leptocéphales; V. Baudroies, Ostracions, Gymnodontes, Balistes.//Junk, Rara 140; Nissen ZBI, 409.

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        Document signed.

      Castle Glücksburg, 6. X. 1862. - Folio. 2 pp. on double leaf. With papered seal. Certificate of the appointment of councilor Rathjen as Judicial Council. - Somewhat dusty and browned and with strong damages to edges; centerfold with with large tear.

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        Urkunde mit eigenh. U.

      Schloß Glücksburg, 6. X. 1862.. 2 SS. auf Doppelblatt. Folio. Mit papiergedecktem Siegel.. Urkunde über die Ernennung von Kanzleirat Rathjen zum wirklichen Justizrat. - Etwas angestaubt und gebräunt und mit starken Randläsuren sowie einem großen Einriß im Mittelfalz.

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        De dieren, afgebeeld, beschreven en in hunne levenswijze geschetst. I: Zoogdieren; II: Vogels: III: Kruipende dieren, visschen, ongewervelde dieren

      Leiden: Noothoven van Goor Geen jaar (1862 - 1873). Drie delen: (V)+12+XXXII+566+(2)+X+555+III; XXII,828,IV pp. Met 67 (waaronder 4 gekleurde), 68 (waaronder 14 gekleurde) en 110 gelithografeerde afbeeldingen. Indexen. De belettering van de band is iets afgesleten. . Gebonden. Normale gebruikssporen. Gr.-8vo.

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        Geschiedenis Der Loterijen In De Nederlanden

      Frederik Muller, Amsterdam 1862 - OVERALL IN FAIR TO GOOD CONDITION. vi, [2], xii, 275pp [1], in paper covers (lacking front cover and ffp). WITH 2 FOLDING PLATES AS CALLED FOR - 1) Egmondt-Ov-Zee lithograph, v. Tresling & Co., Amst., with offsetting. 2) Brugsche Loterykaart Van 1496, with crease tears and offsetting. HISTORY OF THE LOTTERIES IN THE NETHERLANDS. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Works [Collier's edition] Edited by J. Payne Collier, F.S.A.

      London Bell and Daldy 1862 - Collier's Edition Of Spenser's Works SPENSER, Edmund. The Works of Edmund Spenser. Edited by J. Payne Collier, F.S.A. London: Bell and Daldy, 1862. First edition edited by J. Payne Collier. Five octavo volumes (8 13/16 x 5 7/8 inches; 224 x 152 mm). Engraved frontispiece portrait in Volume I. Title-pages printed in red and black. Decorative woodcut head- and tail-pieces and initials. Twentieth-century three-quarter red morocco over red buckram boards. Spines decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. A fine set of this important edition. Carpenter, p. 114. Lowndes, p 2478. HBS 65807. $1,000 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Clarenbach & Herder, Manufacturers of the Celebrated Philadelphia Club Skates, For Ladies and Gentlemen. No. 634 Arch Street, Philadelphia.

      Clarenbach & Herder, Philadelphia 1862 - Engraving. Repair to tear at upper right, but overall a good example. Sheet size: 16 1/2 x 221/4". Inventory#: p1086pmat.

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        Hazon le-mo'ed helek Rishon AND Sefer Yafeah La-kets

      Pressburg: Druck von Heinrich Sieber's Erden, 1862. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Pressburg: Druck von Heinrich Sieber's Erden, 1862. Hard Cover. Druck von Heinrich Sieber's Erden. Hazon le-mo'ed helek rishon: …le'va'er seder limud hokhmat hatekhunah…li-kebo'a mo'adim u-moladot u-tekufot…Pressburg [Bratislava]: Gedruckt bei Anton Edlen von Schmid, 1843. Bound with: Sefer Yafeah la-kets: 'al Sefer Be-reshit…: kolel shene 'inyanim: 1. HIdushe hagadah…'a. pi hakira, ketsatam mah she-shama' ha-mehaber…meha-Ramas [R. Mosheh Sofer], zatsal…2. Sidur shel ha-ma'asim ha-nizkarim ba-Torah…nikra Sidur zemanim. Pressburg: Druck von Heinrich Sieber's Erden, 1862. Two volumes bound in one. Octavo, ¼ cloth over marbled card boards, [168 + 144 pages]. Hebrew text. First volume illustrated with several diagrams representing the solar system (movement of Earth and Sun). Spine label worn as are edges. Two works by Margoliot-Jaffe (1802-1864), a Hungarian rabbi. Both works are rare, the first pertaining to the Jewish calendar, the second being a commentary on the Old Testament. Margoliot-Jaffe studied under Moses Sofer. (calendar).

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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 - 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. Both 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. 3 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        De l'Esclavage dans ses rapports avec l'Union américaine.

      Michel Lévy Frères, Paris 1862 - In-8 ( 230x140 mm ) demi maroquin ébène, titre doré sur dos à 5 nerfs, date dn queue.Couverture conservée.Reliure moderne de Y. Rameau à Marseille.495 pages.Envoi Autographe Signé de l'Auteur en page de faux-titre "à Monsieur ( nom illisible ) Souvenir affectueux."Préface. - Des Races. Discussion des théories - quatre types. Angle facial, système cranologique, texture du cheveu, traits de physionomie, structure, coloration de la peau, système des zones, des métis et des hybrides, de l'inégalité des races, variété d'aptitudes, la race noire a t-elle concouru à la fondation de l'Egypte ? antéd=cédants historiques et comparatifs des races, argument philologique, résumé, rflexions sur la théorie des races.- Du Type noir et de l'esclavage.- De la cessation de l'esclavage.- Comparaison de l'esclavage américain avec celui des Hébreux et des Chrétiens.- de la puissance productrice de l'esclavage.Conséqunces morales pour la race blanche.Considérations sur la situation actuelle de l'Union.appendice. Histoire. Amérique. Esclavage.

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        Union Soldiers Recounts Conquest of Island No. 10

      [New Madrid], Missouri 1862 - Amos Downing, Autograph Letter Signed, to his brother (Philip Downing). Island No. 10. [New Madrid], Missouri, April 9, 1862. 4 pp. With autograph envelope. A day after the Confederate surrender, Amos Downing gives his brother an exciting account of the Siege of Island No. 10 from the perspective of someone who may have served under Commodore Andrew Foote in the riverboat fleet that collaborated with General John Pope. Downing correctly identifies Fort Pillow, eighty miles to the south on the Mississippi, Memphis, and New Orleans as the next Union targets in the Mississippi Valley. His description of Confederate prisoners reveals a measure of discontent within Southern ranks. "The prisoners taken here are all Irish they say that they were force[d] in the service and are satisfied to be taken prisoner. They didnt know what to make of maters. They said first a big smoke and next a noise like thunder and next thing the devil himself would come among them and that was worst than fighting with sticks. They say the first shell killed fifteen men there lost is very heavy." Partial Transcript: No. 10 Island Miss[ouri] April 9th 1862 Dear Brother, yours dated 30th came came [sic] to hand Sunday 6th and the Transcript and Stamp I also receive the other letter and paper. I was going to answer your last letter Sunday but I thought I would wait and give you some news. Island No 10 is ours, they surrendered Monday evening. We took four hundred prisoners, three large transport and all their cannons one floating battery fourteen guns. I didnt count the guns but I would think that there is about sixty heavy pieces ranging from 128 to 32 pounder. They are all good with the exception of five that we spike when they had possession of the Island. [2] The main land batteries are all tore up by our shell. We would have the island long ago had it not been for the river riseing so high thats all kept us back. The rebels found out that they was cut of[f] by Gen. Pope and a great many made their escape. We heard that he had taken 6,000 prisoner with out firing a shot we have all there tents, wagons and a great amount of provision they have plenty to eat with the exception of coffee and tea that's worth one dollar per pound there uniform is rather mean looking there equipment is very bad some with small rifts and others old musket with no bayonet on [3] All the prisoners taken here are all Irish they say that they were force[d] in the service and are satisfied to be taken prisoner. They didnt know what to make of maters. They said first a big smoke and next a noise like thunder and next thing the devil himself would come among them and that was worst than fighting with sticks. They say the first shell killed fifteen men there lost is very heavy our lost is twenty killed and wounded that's mostly all accident they left all there sick behind I stated 6000 that Gen Pope took 6000 prisoner he took 5,000 and all there transport [illegible] for us next come [4] Fort Pillow which commands Memphis that will be ours in a few days then N Orleans is ours this one of the greatest Victory won yet you see long range guns saves lives This account is as nigh as I kin give at present. They sunk five transport at the Island. The weather is fine and warm and the river is falling part of it wouldn't cost to much I would like to have some more of Brown Bronchel [?]lozenges if they will come with out paying freight I will pay it here I am trouble with Bronchitis yet but not very bad. No more at present I remain your affectionate brother Amos DowningDirect to me Care Com A H Foote / Cairo / IllMorter Boat / No, 11}[envelope:] Mr Philip Downing / Portland / MaineHistorical BackgroundAccording to the American Civil War Research Database, there was a man named Amos Downing from Portland, Maine, who enlisted in the 6th Maine Infantry Regt. However, other accounts place the 6th Maine in the Eastern theater at this time. Downing's language ["G. (See website for full description)

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        Letters of Reasons, Separation of the Roman Church from the Eastern.

      Typography of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, St. Petersburg 1862 - recent ½ calf with marbled boards, spine with 5 compartments of raised bands title in gilt., Text in RussianIn the 11th century the Great Schism took place between Rome and Constantinople, which led to separation of the Church between the Roman Catholic Church, and the Eastern Orthodox Church. There were doctrinal issues like authority of the Pope involved in the split, but these were exacerbated by cultural and linguistic differences between Latins and Greeks.The final breach is often considered to have arisen after the sacking of Constantinople by the Fourth Crusade in 1204. The sacking of the Church of Holy Wisdom and establishment of the Latin Empire in 1204 is viewed with some rancour to the present day.The Russian Orthodox Church also known as the Orthodox Catholic Church of Russia, is that body of Christians who are united under the Patriarch of Moscow, who in turn is in communion with the other patriarchs and primates of the Eastern Orthodox Church., Size : 4to, P. half-title, blank, title, printer?s imprint, (2), i-xxiv, (2), 1-434, (2), 1-6, 1-49, (1) Mild occasional foxing otherwise an excellent copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Travels in Ladak, Tartary, and Kashmir

      London: Saunders, Otley, and Co.. Fair with no dust jacket. 1862. First Edition. Quarter-Leather. Leather spine worn. Leather is split along entire length of front joint and along 2.5" of rear joint. Edges of spine and boards rubbed. Gutters split at hinges. 5" tear to rear free endpaper. The blank fore-margin of the panoramic plate of Kashmir is chipped and browned. Some spots of foxing to the panoramic plate of Le. 2/3" tear in one of the plates. 1/2" dampstains to head margins of 4 of the plates. 1/4" tear to margin of one leaf (pp. 191-192) . Text block in good condition. ; Iv, 367 pages + folding frontis map + 2 large folding coloured panoramic plates + 10 coloured plates + numerous in-text illustrations. Contemporary quarter leather binding. Red leather spine label "Torrens' Travels". The first panoramic sketch is of the Kashmir Valley. The second panorama is of "Le, from the palace on the left, to the valley of the Indus on the right". The other 10 plates are titled: Buddhist Monastery Near Le; Village of Kardong, Lahoul; Moravian Mission House, Kyelang; Pass of Bara Lacha; Buddhist Monastery, "Gya", Ladak; Village of Busqo, Ladak; Bridge over the Indus, Ladak; Scene on the march between Kerboo and Sergol; Henasko; View, looking up the Suru River. Owner's signature "H Masters 8. 7. 12" on title page. A lively account with many comments on the local inhabitants. "We rest awhile on its bank, and talk very pluckily about bathing, but without the slightest intention of committing any such imprudence. Another half-hour's walk brought us to the summit of the pass, sixteen thousand five hundred feet."; 8vo .

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        Grape Culture, Wines, and Wine-Making with Notes upon Agriculture and Horticulture

      New York: Harper & Brothers. 1862. First. First edition. Octavo, 420 pp. Contemporary owner name (James S. Reynold or Reynolds, of Lancaster), scattered foxing, and some modest soiling to the pages, an about good copy, with some erosion to the cloth, and small holes in the gutters. Haraszthy was appointed as Commissioner to report on the improvement and culture of the vine in California. .

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        Ueber die peripherischen Endorgane der motorischen Nerven.

      . Leipzig, Wilhelm Engelmann, 1862, 4°, VIII, 38 pp., 1 Blatt (Inhalt), 5 feine lith. Tafeln, Pappband der Zeit; Titel montiert.. Selten! Willy Kühne (1837-1900) described the neuromuscular end organ (Kühne spindle) and introduced the term 'telolemma' for the outer covering of its sheath." Clarke and O'Mailey, Human Brian and Spinal Cord, pp.75-78.<T>NUC (NK 0319696) locates 5 copies. - Garrison & Morton No. 1269

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        British Entomology;.

      being illustrations and descriptions of the genera of insects found in Great Britain and Ireland; containing coloured figures from nature of the most rare and beautiful species, and in many instances of the plants upon which they are found. London, Lovell Reeve & Co., 1862. 8 volumes. Royal-8vo (236 x 147mm). With 770 handcoloured engraved (some lithographed) plates and descriptive text. Contemporary half citron morocco, spines in 6 compartments with gilt lines, gilt edges, frontcovers with gilt coat of arms of Sherborne library (Lord Digby). A splendidly bound copy of noble provenance. One of the most beautifully illustrated works on British insects. The first edition was published by the author in parts from 1824-1839 and once described by Cuvier as 'the paragon of perfection'. 'His artistic trademark was the depiction of insects on or by their corresponding foodplant... ' (Salmon p. 138), which render the plates particularly charming. John Curtis was born in Norwich in 1791, son of an engraver, and his mother was described as a 'cultivator of flowers'. At the age of sixteen he went to work for a local solicitor and began to supplement his income by collecting and selling insect specimens to the gentlemen entomologists of the day and learnt the art of scientific illustration. His first published illustrations appeared in Kirby and Spence's bestseller 'Introduction to Entomology' (1815-26). In 1817 he went to London where he met many of the leading natural historians, such as Sir Joseph Banks./"John Curtis is described as the first entomologist to earn a living, albeit a rather poor one, as a scientist. He liked to travel although it proved difficult because of his financial problems but he collected extensively in Britain, Ireland and Europe. In 1825 he travelled to Scotland by steam packet and returned by land, walking most of the way and collecting insects and adding thirty-two new species to the British list - all material for his dream work 'British Entomology'" (Gilbert p. 142).//Provenance: Armorial bookplate of Sherborne Library on verso of frontcover.//Nissen ZBI, 1000; B.M.(N.H.)I, 407.

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        The War With the South. A History of the Late Rebellion. Three volume set

      Virtue & Yorston, New York 1862 - 664pp, 677pp, 738pp. Copiously illustrated with tissue-guarded steel-engraved plates. G : in good condition without dust jacket. Some scattered foxing and browning; some off-setting from plates. Reinforced hinges. Marbled endpapers [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        History of the Great Rebellion

      L STEBBINS, WORCESTER, MASS 1862 - History of The Great Rebellion from its commencement to its close, giving an account of its orogin, the secession of the southern states. and the formation of the conferate goverment, the conventration of the military and financial resources of the federal goverment; wtih over 125 engravings including 90 portraits of prominent statesment, military and naval officeers, and 20 fill page battle and other scenes, on steel illustrating the varied and exciting scenes of the war, with numerous maps, giving the location of all important military points; Furnished to Subscribers only both volume gold gilt decorative covers with title on spine; rubbing, fading and wear to all book covers and corners; some fraying; previous owner markings in pencil on front end page; gold gilt rubbed and worn on both books some tearing along spine cover; volume one (book is coming away from the cover); volume one (two volumes bound as one)- from pages 1 thru 408, copyright 1862 - color frontispiece; volume two - from page 409 thru 806; copyright 1863 three volume set in two volumes DATE PUBLISHED: 1862 EDITION: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Wanderings Among the Falashas in Abyssinia; together with a Description of the Country and its various inhabitants

      London: Wertheim, MacIntosh, and Hunt, 1862. . First edition, 8vo, viii, 322 pp. Folding map and 8 lithographic plates plus illustrations in the text, some occasional mild spotting. Original gilt titled blue cloth, rubbed, recently recased.

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        New York, About 1790

      D. T. Valentine, New York 1862 - Lithograh in tints. Lith. by Geo. Hayward, 171 Pearl St. New-York. Presented to D. T. Valentine, by Edw. Crommelin, 195 Prince St. New York. For D. T. Valentine's Manual 1862. Sheet size: 16 1/2 x 21". Inventory#: p1073pmat.

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        Vischer's Views of Calfornia/The Mammoth Grove/Plate lll

      Edward Vischer, San Francisco 1862 - Lithograph, after C. C. Kuchel. 1. The Horseback Ride. 2. Eagle's Wing. 3. Pioneer's Cabin. 4. Miner's Cabin, 1855. 5. Old Dominion and Uncle Tom's Cabin. 6. Miner's Cabin, 1860. Sheet size: 10 5/8 x 13 1/2". Inventory#: p689pmat.

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        Bound Volume of Handbills for Musical Performances at two German theaters: W. Diehm's Forsyth Street Conzert-halle and Steuben Haus in New York City

      Lauter & Becker, [New York] 1862 - Octavo. Quarter calf and marbled papercovered boards. Text in German. Spine perished, both boards detached, modest foxing and small chips and stains, particularly on the last couple of handbills, overall good or better. The volume contains 46 handbills for German musical comedies and light operas, as follows: 40 handbills printed rectos only for Wilhelm Diehm's Forsyth St. Conzert-halle (hand-numbered 2-41; apparently one is lacking) and six handbills printed rectos only for Steuben Haus in the Bowery (hand-numbered 42-47). Each show seems to have run for a week or two, and as they run consecutively, one can be reasonably certain that Steuben Haus suceeded the Forsyth Street Conzert-halle. The proprietor of Forsyth Street is listed as Nathaniel Rosenbaum, but Steuben Haus was founded and run by Sixtus Ludwig Kapff, a Wuerttemberg revolutionist who was forced to flee to the U.S when the 1848 movement was crushed. He served briefly in the Union Army before returning to New York City to found his theater. During the 19th Century, New York had the third largest German population of any city in the world, and musical theatre played an important role in the immigrant population's community, and one imagines even more so during the Civil War. Perhaps because of the language barriers, surprisingly little research has been done on the subject. A nice volume of ephemeral handbills that helps illustrate the vibrancy of the German musical theatre in daily immigrant life. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. (&quote;Meyerbeer&quote;).

      Kissingen, 26. Mai 1862.. 2 SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo.. An den namentlich nicht genannten Musikschriftsteller George Grove (1820-1900), dem er für die Übermittlung des Wohlwollens und der Freundlichkeit seitens der Direktoren der Truppe des &quote;Palais de Christal [!]&quote; dankt. Er sei ihm nichts dafür schuldig, daß er seinen Krönungsmarsch im Palais de Christal gespielt habe, denn die Umsetzung desselben durch sein hervorragendes Orchester unter der Leitung von M. Manns sei prächtig gewesen: &quote;[ ] combien j'ai ete touche des sentiments de bienveillance et de cordialite que vous m'exprimez au nom des Messieurs les directeurs de la compagnie du Palais de Christal' [!] [ ] Vous ne me devez aucune reconnaissance (comme vous le paraissez le croire dans votre lettre) pour vous avoir permis de jouer ma marche de couronnement au Concert du Palais de Christal, car l'execution de ce morceau par votre excellent orchestre sous la direction de Monsieur Manns, son chef si inelligent et si consienscieux [!], a ete splendide, et m'a fait eprouver une vive satisfaction [...]&quote;. - Auf Briefpapier mit gepr. Vignette und mit Rundstempel des Crystal Palace. - Etwas gebräunt, angestaubt und fleckig sowie mit einem kleinen Einriß im Mittelfalz; die Recto-Seite von Bl. 2 mit zeitgen. Notiz.

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        Yokohama, de nieuwe Japansche haven en handelsplaats nabij Yedo. Naar eene Japansche schets toegelicht door J. Hoffmann, 1862.

      Amsterdam, Batavia, Frederik Muller,G. Kolff, 1862. 16p., 1 map, 1 large coloured lithographed plan of Yokohama (64 x 42 cm), 8vo modern wrs. Taken out from periodical: Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde van Nederlandsch-Indië, Nieuwe volgreeks, Deel 4. KEYWORDS:japan/yokohama.

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        History of the War for the Union: Civil, Military and Naval

      Johnson, Fry & Co, New York 1862 - Black Binding w/leather spine and corners w/gilt lettering on spine. This single volume is divided into 2 paginated sections, of 310 + 620 pgs. containing 61 chapters. Binding is Firm, Pages are Clean >No names or marks. All illustrations have tissue guard. Covers have rub to leather along spine/corners. Described as '.founded on official and other Authentic documents. illustrated with highly finished Steel Engravings including battle scenes by Sea and Land, and full length Portraits of Naval and Military Heroes." *Oversized-Extra Shipping applies 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Book Store]
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        The International Exhibition. - The Nave. Supplement to The Illustrated London News. October 18, 1862

      London.: Illustrated London News.. 10-18- 1862.. Large color wood-engraving with additional handcolor, 18 1/2 x 25 inches on sheet size 22 3/4 x 31 1/4 inches, folding as issued to 15 x 9 inches, issued as a supplement with the October 18, 1862 magazine. Overall light foxing, light wear and separations along folds now minimized by professional linen backing. An extraordinarily detailed and attractive view highlighting the intricate architectural features of the Exhibition Palace of 1862, which housed London&#39;s second International Exhibition. The nave, depicted here, formed a central axis with an arched filigree glass and iron construction. .

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        Portrait of George Sand, Phot. by Goupil & Cie.

      Paris, Galerie Contemporaine, ca. 1862. Original woodburytype by Goupil, 23,9 x 19,3 cm, on folio paper, with 4pp. biographical sketch by Edmond Plauchut with 2 illustrations. Phot. Goupil et Cie. - Cliché Nadar, rue d'Anjou - Saint - Honoré, 51, Paris. KEYWORDS:france / photography

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        Beadle's Military Handbook and Soldier's Manual of Information Together with a Complete Dictionary of Military Terms

      Beadle and Company, New York 1862 - One of the Beadles Dime Series. Original beige wraps with black painted titles to the front cover & spine. Adverts for the Beadles book series on inside front & rear covers as well as the outside rear cover. Small perforated stamp to corner of upper front cover. The stamp reads "H. P. Ivers, Bookseller, Salem, Mass". The Beadle Company was sold to a member of the Ivers family in the late 1800's. The pamphlet is a wealth of information regarding all aspects of military life and as well defines many military terms. Index. 125 pages. This pamphlet is NOT listed in the Beadle bibliography. It seems to be a one of a kind publication. OCLC and COPAC list NO copies. EXCEPTIONALLY RARE. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: 12 Peers Fine Books]
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        Beadle's Dime Biographical Library, Geo. B. McClellan, General-In-Chief, U.S.A.

      Beadle and Company, New York 1862 - Original orange wraps with an illustration of McClellan and his horse. Black printed title to the front cover and spine. Adverts of the Beadle Dime series books on inside and outside of the rear cover and inside front cover. No. 12 of the vaunted Beadle Dime series biographies. Rare. 98 pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      Librairie L. Hachette 1862 - 1868, Paris - Paris: Librairie L. Hachette, 1862 - 1868. Hardcover. Very Good +. Vol 1 &#150; cxvi, 502 pgs Vol 2 &#150; 530 pgs. Vol 3 &#150; 572 pgs. Vol 4 &#150; 514 pgs. Vol 5 &#150; 596 pgs. Vol 6 &#150; 660 pgs. Vol 7 &#150; 538 pgs. Vol 8 &#150; 695 pgs. Vol 9 &#150; 644 pgs. Vol 10 &#150; 583 pgs. Vol 11 &#150; 488 pgs. Vol 12 &#150; 572 pgs. Album &#150; Unpaginated. Text in French.5 x 9 in. Album 7 x 10 in. Album has B&W and color illustrations.Chocolate-brown half morocco with shiny marbled boards. Gilt lettering and decoration on spine. 5 raised bars on spine. Marbled endpapers. Gilt upper text block. Condition of books is VERY GOOD+ ; Very tight, clean copies, leather, gilding and boards remarkably like new, clean and bright. Small David B. Ogden book plate on front paste down. Foxing to side and bottom of text block. Not all pages cut. Slight foxing to title pages and frontis. A few corners bumped, but most remarkably clean. Album has small faded spot to boards on cover, and slight wear to edges. 0.0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Andre Strong Bookseller]
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        Decorative Penmanship

      Lewes, East Sussex, 1862. in wraps. Very Good. 8vo. (9â&#128;&#157; x 7 1/4â&#128;&#157; , pp. [36]; in wraps. Collection of 18 penmanship exercises completed by noted British architect Maurice Adams when he was 13-years old and studying at Cliffe House Academy. Most of the penmanship samples are aphorisms and commemorative pieces meant to reinforce the values of patriotism and good character. Includes wonderful, hand-drawn illustrations related to slavery, temperance, and other period themes. 18 penmanship samples are as follows: 1. Title Leaf; 2. "England Expects Every Man to Do His Duty" [text on three banners on flagpole]; 3. Armorial shield within a circle containing Adams name and city (Lewes); 4. "Money Maketh the Heart Glad" [illustration of a man at a counting table]; 5. "Look Before You Leap" [illustration of horse and rider in the water after jumping a fence]; 6. "Rome Was Not Built in a Day"; 7. "Time and Tide Wait for No Man" [illustration of a hurried man, bag and umbrella in hand]; 8. "Faith, Hope, Charity. These Three" [3 small illustrations]; 9. "Blondin the Hero of Niagara. [illustration of Blondin walking a tightrope]; 10. "All is Fair in War" [illustration of one man with a sword fighting three with guns and bayonets]; 11. "A Hoary Head is a Crown of Glory" [illustration of an elderly gentleman with a cane]; 12. "Barking Dogs Seldom Bite" [illustration of dog and doghouse]; 13. "Better Late Then Never" [illustration of field of battle]; 14. "Garibaldi, the Liberator of Italy" [small portrait of Garibaldi (on a separate small piece of paper, mounted on the rear of leaf, visible through circular frame]; 15. "Hunger is the Best Sauce" [image man walking between a bank and a tavern saying to himself "I wish I never done it" 16. "Britons Never Shall Be Slaves" [illustration of an armored knight] 17. "Am I Not a Friend and a Brother?" [illustration of kneeling African slave chained to a block, a whip-wielding white master approaching]; 18. "Finish. 1862. Cliff House, Lewes" Good to Very Good Condition. Marbled paper wraps show some cuts with taped repairs. Last four pages and back wrap show coin-sized reddish-brown stain.

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        6 ALS.

      Meiningen, 1862-67. - 8vo. Altogether 8 pp. Four letters to Mr. Foerster, one to his wife, and one letter of recommendation to the administration of Saalfeld Castle, concerning Foerster's search for antiques. - George II was well-known for his efforts in building the so-called Meiningen Court Theater and the Meiningen acting group. Together with his third wife, the actress and later Baroness of Heldburg, Ellen Franz (1839-1923), he laid the foundations for the early splendor of this renowned acting troupe. He was also close to musicians and painters such as Wilhelm von Kaulbach and Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The Lord Mayor Of London: Or, City Life In The Last Century.

      London: Chapman And Hall, 1862. - 3 Volumes. 8vo. pp. ix, 304; vi, 302; vi, 316. untrimmed in original blind & gilt-stamped cloth (spines faded & little frayed at ends, short tear in lower spine of Vol. III, light foxing to outer leaves). Ainsworth's armorial bookplate in Vol. I. tipped-in 3-page ALS from Ainsworth, dated Feb. 13, 1872, to Mess. Asher & Co., Covent Garden, remarking that he would be happy to enter into an arrangement for a continental edition of his new work 'Boscobel', but regrets that since he has "always experienced such liberal treatment from [his] old friend Baron Tauchnitz", that he feels bound to first offer the work to him. First Edition. NCBEL III 912. Sadleir 19. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Lymphgefasse und ihre Beziehung zum Bindegewebe

      Berlin: A. Hirschwald, 1862. <p><i>From the Libraries of Gustav Schwalbe and Herbert M. Evans</i></p><p>Recklinghausen, Friedrich Daniel von (1833-1910). Die Lymphgefässe und ihre Beziehung zum Bindegewebe. [4], 98, [2]pp. 6 plates. Berlin: August Hirschwald, 1862. 228 x 154 mm. Paste paper boards ca. 1862, light wear at spine and extremities. Small repair in last plate. Signature of anatomist Gustav Schwalbe (1844-1916) on the front free endpaper. From the library of Herbert McLean Evans (1882-1971), with his signature (dated Paris, July 1922) and bookplate on the front pastedown.</p><p>First Edition. The classic description of "Recklinghausen&#39;s canals," the lymph canaliculi or small lymph spaces in the connective tissues of the body. Garrison-Morton 1108. This copy formerly belonged to the German anatomist and anthropologist Gustav Schwalbe, who was the first to demonstrate that the major pathways to absorb cerebrospinal fluid were lymphatic pathways. This copy was later owned by Herbert McLean Evans, co-discoverer of Vitamin E; see Garrison-Morton 1055. </p>

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        The Art Journal: Illustrated Catalogue of the International Exhibition (3 Volumes)[Engravings From the Royal Collection as Published By the London Art Journal (1855 to 1862)] [Total of 105 Engravings.]

      James S. Virtue, London and New York 1862 - Three Volumes complete. First volume is bound in half brown morocco leather and includes the title page. The other two volumes are simply titled "Art Journal. London." on both the spine and the front cover. These are magnificently bound in full brown morocco leather with elaborate gilt border desing, lovely gilt rolled edges, gilt inner dentalling. All eges gilt. Five raised bands, gilt on bands. Decorated endpapers. This collection includes a total of 105 full-page steel engravings, all with original tissue guards. Light wear to the extremities. No previous owner's names, not exlibrary. Overall in EXCELLENT condition. Photographs available upon request. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Recherches sur la détermination des hautes températures et l'irradiation des corps incandescents

      Mallet-Bachelier, Paris 1862 - in-8, de 95, (1) pages et 1 planches, exemplaire broché, sous couverture d'attente, Première édition de ce mémoire présenté à l'Académie des Sciences le 8 décembre 1862, extrait, avec pagination nouvelle, des Annales de chimie et de physique. Une grande planche dépliante finale représente les instruments utilisés par Edmond Becquerel pour procéder à ses expériences, qui précèdent, et de loin, celles réalisées par Edison et Swan sur les filaments des lampes électriques? Premières et dernières pages présentant des rousseurs et des salissures. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        Les Miserables [.].

      - Bruxelles, A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven & C., 1862, voll. 10 in-8, leg. coeva in mezza pelle verde, titolo e filetti in oro sui dorsi, piatti in carta marmorizzata, (lievi difetti alle cuffie dei dorsi, consunzioni ai piatti), pp. VI, 405, [1] - 443, [1] - 402 - 366 - 357, [3] - 346 - 490 - 464 - 447, [1] - 355, [1]. Piccolo foro sul front. del primo volume, alone alle prime 30 carte del nono volume. Prima edizione e sola di cui l'Autore abbia corretto le bozze. Rispetto a quella parigina questa fu messa in vendita qualche giorno prima. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Oreste Gozzini snc]
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