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        North America

      London- Chapman and Hall 1862 - An early edition of North America,the second travel bookof Anthony Trollope, written during the time of the American Civil War. Illustrated a foldout map of North America to frontispiece. First edition. Trollope writes to the introduction that 'It has been the ambition of my literary life to write a book about the United States, and I had made up my mind to visit the country with this object before the intestine troubles of the United States Government had commenced. I have not allowed the division among the States and the breaking out of the civil war to interfere with my intention; but I should not have purposely have chosen this period either for my book or for my visit. 'An extensive writing on North America with twenty chapters to first volume and sixteen to second and with three appendices to rear to volume two. Chapters on different areas and on topics such as Education and Religion, Congress, The American Civil War, Law, The Financial Position, Hotels and Literature. Anthony Trollope (1815 - 1882) was one of the most successful, prolific and respected English novelists of the Victorian era. Some of his best-loved works, collectively known as the Chronicles of Barsetshire, revolve around the imaginary county of Barsetshire. He also wrote perceptive novels on political, social, and gender issues, and on other topical matters. Condition: In cloth bindings. Externally, sound but with some wear to extremities, rubbing and marks to boards and fading to spines with anink inscription to onespine. Internally, firmly bound to volume one, generally firmly bound although slightly stained to volume two, endpapers are different to each volume. Bright but the occasional spot and handling mark and institutional stamps to title pages. Closed tears and previous reinforcement to map. Overall: GOOD [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Marietta

      London- Chapman and Hall 1862 - A first edition of this scarce work by Thomas Adolphus Trollope. Complete in two volumes. Thomas Adolphus Trollope (1810 1892) was born in Bloomsbury, London on 29 April 1810, was the elder brother of Anthony Trollope, the novelist. He was educated at Harrow School and Winchester College. Between 1840 and 1890 Thomas Adolphus Trollope produced some sixty volumes of travel writing, history and fiction, in addition to a large amount of periodical and journalistic work. Bound by Maltbys of Oxford, with binder's stamp to front pastedowns. With a relevant newspaper clipping tipped-in to page 175 of volume II. Previous owner's ink inscriptions to title pages. Condition: In a quarter calf binding with paper covered boards. Externally, smart. Internally, firmly bound. Bright with the odd spot. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Temple Bar

      65 - London - Office of 'Temple Bar' andWard and Lock, 1862 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A ten volume set of Temple Bar magazine from 1862 to 1865. Bound in half leather with marbledpaper-coveredboards and gilt lettering. Volumes IV - IX, XI - XIII,&XV. Temple Bar was a London journal, issued monthly with a cover price of 1s and was originally not illustrated. The journal was launched in December 1860 by John Maxwell with the bohemian author George Sala as its editor. The contents were miscellaneous, with a strong emphasis on serialised fiction. Editorship later passed to George Bentley and enjoyed a long period of prosperous stability. Contributors under the Bentley regime were Wilkie Collins, Henry Kingsley, George Gissing, R L Stevenson and Anthony Trollope. It also carried high quality women's fiction from Mrs Henry Wood and Rhoda Broughton. Condition: The bindings are firm. The outer hinges are starting. Volume XV's front board is attached by the cords only and the spine is coming away. Volume VIII's outer hinges are strained, and the lower half of the spine is coming away. The inner hinges are strained. There iswear to the extremities, includingbumping with loss to the leather. Internally the pages are generally bright with some mild occasional spotting, that has more prominence on the first and last couple of pages. Overall the condition is very good, with Volume XV good only due to hinges..

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        BRITISH ENTOMOLOGY, Being Illustrations and Descriptions of the Genera of Insects found in Great Britain and Ireland.

      London 1862 - 8 volumes octavo 10 x 6 1/2 inches, full publisher's green buckram. Titles, text and 770 HAND COLOURED PLATES- A RARE COMPLETE COPY. A few tiny signs of wear and a few plates a little loose in the binding, ownership name on titles BUT BASICALLY A VERY GOOD CLEAN COPY. The famous French naturalist Cuvier described this work as the paragon of perfection. The insects are featured with plants or flowers. The second edition - Differs from the first edition solely in the title pages- British Museum catalogue (page 442). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Russell, ABA, ILAB, est 1978]
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        Mitchell's New General Atlas, Containing Maps of the Various Countries of the World, Plans of Cities, Etc. Embraced in Fifty Quarto Maps, Forming a Series of Eighty Maps and Plans, Together with Valuable Statistical Tables

      Philadelphia: S.A. Mitchell. 1862. First. First edition. Small folio, unpaginated. Original publisher's half calf and gilt-lettered pebbled cloth binding. A very good copy with wear to the leather, title page and list of maps foxed with occasional mild soiling to the margins of plates, but strong joints and hinges, with an attractive 19th Century American bookplate. A desirable example of this Civil War-era atlas. Excellent original hand-coloring for all maps. This copy is complete with all 80 maps plus two additional maps not called for: "New Hampshire and Vermont" and "County Map of Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island." Among the more notable American maps are those detailing Texas, California, New Orleans, the Indian Territory of future Oklahoma, and plans of Baltimore and Washington, D.C. The atlas also has three double-page maps. A beautiful example of a mid-19th Century American atlas. .

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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 Various Contrivances by which British and Foreign Orchids are Fertilized by Insects

      John Murray, London 1862 - 1st edition, tight binding, no torn pages, no interior marking except for the name of two original owners and a book plate from the Delafield Public Library, 32 pages of advertising for Mr. Murray, library bookplate has been removed from the back cover, spine with shortened title "Fertilisation of Orchids," first owner John Duncan of Glasgow 1862 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        On the Various Contrivances by Which British and Foreign Orchids are Fertilised by Insects, and On the Good Effects of Intercrossing

      London: John Murray 1862 - First edition. Contents appear complete, as follows: pp. vi, 365, [1], plus 32 pages publisher's advertisements to rear dated December, 1861. Main body of text is clean, as are publisher's adverts - but the advert pages are loose and one leaf is missing from them, pages 21-22. Also lacks the half-title. Some archival tape (see photo) in a few of the gutters. Illustrated with 1 folding plate and woodcuts in the text. Book has been rebound in half-leather, binding now in poor condition with pieces missing and very worn and rubbed. Original title from publisher's cloth binding pasted onto spine. (See photographs). Bookplate opposite title-page. A reasonable copy of an important and scarce book, sensibly priced according to condition. Enquiries welcome. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        HEURES DU MOYEN AGE.

      Gruel et Engelmann, París 1862 - 12ºM, 1h, CXCIIp (cromolitografías), 4h. Enc. plena piel, nervios en lomo, hilos dorados en cantos, rueda dorada en cejas, guardas de moiré, cierres metálicos (1 roto), cortes dorados y cincelados. - Encuadernación de Haas-Depas de Liège (siglo XIX). 1862

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        Histoire artistique, industrielle et commerciale de la Porcelaine

      Joseph Techener. Hardcover. Paris, 1862. Folio, (8), 690, (2) pages et 28 planches / plates. Contemporary 3/4 morocco over illustrated embossed cloth. Some wear to binding, contents excellent. Very good condition overall. Original wraps bound in at rear. Tres bon etat. A very important porcelain reference, beautifully illustrated. . Very Good. 1862. First Edition.

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        The Works of Thomas De Quincey (16 volume set)

      Adam and Charles Black 1862 - 16 volume complete set. Handsome, suitable for a gift. Half-calf leather with contemporary marbled boards. Clean, unmarked pages. Good bindings and covers. Hardcover. Ships daily. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De Quincey's Works. (Complete) 15 volumes bound as 8 volumes and including an index. Carefully revised by the author and greatly enlarged. [The works of Thomas de Quincey]

      Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh 1862 - i 290pp; ii 244pp; iii 342pp; iv 352pp; v 395pp; vi 333pp; vii 352pp; viii 332pp; ix 310pp; x 326pp;xi 333; xii303; xiii 332pp; xiv 467pp; xv 376pp (index). Engraved frontispiece to each volume. (1) Confessions of an Opium-Eater. (2) Recollections of the Lakes and Lake Poets Coleridge, Wordsworth and Southey. (3) Last Days of Immanuel Kant and other writing (4) The English Mail Coach and other writings (5) Dr Samuel Parr or Whiggism in its Relations to Literature and other writings. (6) Richard Bentley and other writings (7) Protestantism and Other Essays (8) Leaders in Literature with a Notice of Traditional Errors affecting Them (9) The Caesars and Other Papers (10) Style and Rhetoric and Other papers (11) Coleridge and Opium-Eating and other writings. (12) Speculations Literary and Philosophic (13)The Art of Conversation and Other Papers.(14) Autobiographic Sketches 1790-1803. (15) Biographies of Shakespeare, Pope, Goethe and Schiller and on the Political Parties of Modern England; Index. N.B.: Heavy set - shipping supplement applies - please ask for shipping quote stating country of destination. Published: 1862-1863. G: in good condition. Covers rubbed. Corners bumped. Endpapers foxed. Some light browning throughout. Tightly bound Dark-green/gilt half-leather with blue marbled boards [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        OEUVRES DE P. CORNEILLE, 12 TOMES (COMPLET)

      Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie 1862 - RO40236542: 12 tomes d'env. 500-600 pages chacun. Titres et tomaisons dorés sur les dos. Etiquettes de code sur le dos. Tampons et annotations de bibliothèque en pages de titre. Dos et bords des plats légèrement frottés. Couverture du tome I se détachant. Quelques annotations dans le même tome. Nouvelle Édition revue sur les plus anciennes Impressions et les Autographes et augmentée de Morceaux inédits, de Variantes, de Notices, de Notes, d'un Lexique des mots et locutions remarquables, d'un Portrait, d'un Fac-similé etc. Par M. Ch. Marty-Laveaux. In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos à nerfs. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 840.04-XVII ème siècle [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres publiées par les soins de son excellence le ministre de l'Instruction publique et des cultes.

      - Paris, Imprimerie impériale, 1862-1868. 4 volumes (sur 6) grand in-4, demi chagrin rouge à coins de l'époque, dos à nerfs, titres et tomaisons dorés et encadrés, têtes dorées, portrait frontispice gravé. Les 4 premiers volumes. En 1843, le gouvernement français décida de réunir les oeuvres de Lavoisier. Ce travail fut confié à J.B.A. Dumas, alors président de l'Académie des Sciences. Le second volume fut le premier à paraître, en 1862. (Duveen & Klickstein, 338 sq. Martin & Walter, III, 19849). Bon exemplaire, très frais, bien relié. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Contributions à la flore fossile italienne. (6 Teile in 1 Bd.; alles was erschienen).

      Zürich, Zürcher & Furrer, 1859 - 1862 - 4°, 47S.; 59 S. m. 2 Taf. (1 farb.); 20 S.; 30 S.; 11 S.; 31 S.; im Anhang 41 lithogr. Taf. m. unzähl. Abb., Priv.-HLdr. d. Zt., Bibliotheksbd.: handschriftl. Rückenschildchen, Kanten tlw. beschabt, Deckel berieben, Nummer u. Stempel a. Vs., Stempel a. erstem Titelbl.; innen tadelloses, und nur vereinzelt etw. unfrisches bzw. gebrauchsspuriges Ex. (Teile 3 u. 4 = Extrait du Tome XVIII des nouveaux mémoires de la Société Hélvetique des sciences naturelles; Tl. 5 = Extrait du XXe volume des Mémoires de la Société [etc.]). Enthält: [Première Mèmoire:] Mémoire sur quelques gisements de feuilles fossiles de la Toscane; Second Mémoire: Val d?Arno, Troisième Mémoire: Massa Marittima; Quatrième Mémoire: Travertins Toscans, Cinquième Mémoire: Tufs volcaniques de Lipari; Sixième Mémoire: [Ohne Titel]. Poggendorff III, 496. Gaudin (1822-1866) war Privatlehrer von Gabriel de Rumine, dessen Familie seine Forschungen finanzierte. Er unternahm ausgedehnte geologisch-paläontologische Forschungsreisen in Italien. 1100 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        EL INGENIOSO HIDALGO DON QUIJOTE DE LA MANCHA. (3 TOMOS)

      IMPRENTA NACIONAL, MADRID 1862 - EXCELENTE OBRA COMPUESTA POR 3 VOLUMENES. TOMO I -- XXIII + 389 PÁGINAS. TOMO II -- IX + 430 PÁGINAS. TOMO III -- XIX + 391 PÁGINAS. LUJOSA ENCUADERNACIÓN EN PIEL DE ÉPOCA, CON BONITA ESTAMPACIÓN DORADA, NERVIOS Y CORTES DORADOS. ADORNADA CON UN TOTAL DE TRES FRONTIS Y 37 LÁMINAS A PLENA PÁGINA, UN MAPA PLEGADO Y DOS FACSÍMILES. EL TERCER TOMO ES UN ESTUDIO CRÍTICO DE DON VICENTE DE LOS RÍOS, UNA VIDA DE CERVANTES DE JERÓNIMO MORÁN Y UN CATÁLOGO DE LAS EDICIONES MÁS NOTABLES DEL QUIJOTE. BELLAS LÁMINAS GRABADAS SOBRE COBRE QUE ILUSTRAN ESTA EDICIÓN PROCENDENTES DE LA MAGESTUOSA EDICIÓN DE LA REAL ACADEMIA ESPAÑOLA QUE REALIZÓ EN 1780. UNA DE LAS MEJORES EDICIONES DEL QUIJOTE EN EL S. XIX, GRAN JOYA BIBLIOGRÁFICA CERVANTINA. MUY BUENA CONSERVACIÓN. Size: 37 X 29

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        HEURES DU MOYEN AGE

      Gruel et Engelmann, Paris 1862 - In 16°(13 x 16); Pagine (2), 192, (2) Splendida opera completa delle (192) cromolito Legatura in piena pelle verde a 5 nervi con titolo dorato al dorso interni in velluto blu con grande lavoro di doratura ai ferri sui piatti interni. Tutti i tagli sono dorati Stato PERFETTO [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Collection of 44 offprints and pamphlets.]

      v.d. as below, v.p. - Sur les proportions relatives du bras, de l'avant-bras, et de la clavicule chez les nègres et les européens, extract from the Bulletin de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, 1862, pp. 13, [2]; not in OCLC; Sur les caractères physiques des mincopies ou habitants des isles Andaman [drop- title], Paris, 1863, pp. 12; not in OCLC; Échelle chromatique des yeux suivie d'une note sur un oeil d'albinos, extract from the Bulletin de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, 1864, pp. 20; not in OCLC; Celse, Paris, 1865, pp. 55; at the head of the title: Conférences historiques de médecine et de chirurgie; 3 in OCLC (none in the U.S.); Sur les proportions relatives des membres supérieurs et des membres inférieurs chez les nègres et les européens, extract from the Bulletin de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, 1867, pp.15; not in OCLC; Discours prononcé sur la tombe de M. L. V. Lagneau [drop-title], [Paris, c. 1867], pp. 3; not in OCLC; Mémoire sur les cranes de Basques de Saint-Jean-de-Luz suive de recherches sur la comparison des indices céphaliques sur le vivant et sur le squelette, Paris, 1868, pp. [4], 79; 3 in OCLC; Sur le transformisme, extract from the Bulletin de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, 1871, pp. [4], 72; not in OCLC; De l'influence de l'éducation sur le volume et la forme de la tÍte, extract from the Bulletin de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, 1873, pp. 19, not in OCLC; Sur l'endocrane. Nouveau instruments destinés a étudier la cavité cranienne sans ouvrir le crane, extract from the Bulletin de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, 1873, pp. 36; 10 illus. in text, not in OCLC; Sur le plan horizontal de la tÍte et sur la méthode trigonométrique, extract from the Bulletin de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, 1873, pp. [4], 72, [3]; 6 figures in the text, 2 in OCLC (both at Yale); Rapport sur la réorganization du service de santé militaire, Paris, 1873, pp. 23, not in OCLC; Sur les doctrines de la diplogénèse, extract from the Bulletin de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, 1874, pp. 27, not in OCLC; Sur les cranes de solutré, extract from the Bulletin de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, 1874, pp. 20, not in OCLC; Sur la valeur des divers angles faciaux, extract from the Bulletin de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, 1875, pp. 31, 6 figures in the text, not in OCLC; Notions complémentaries sur l'ostéologie du crane, extract from the Bulletin de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, 1875, pp. 32, not in OCLC; Sur les indicies de l'omoplate chez l' homme. Les singes et dans la serie des mammifères, extract from the Bulletin de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, 1878, pp. 31, 5 figures in the text, not in OCLC; Sur le plan horizontal du crane, extract from the Bulletin de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, 1879, pp. 24, not in OCLC; Sur la déterminationde l'age moyen, extract from the Bulletin de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, 1879, pp. 24, not in OCLC; Étude des variations craniométriques et de leur influence sur les moyennes détermination de la série suffisante, extract from the Bulletin de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, 1880, pp. 67, not in OCLC; Experiences sur les oeufs a deux jaunes, being an extract from the Annales des Sciences, Paris, n.d. [ca. 1851], pp. 10, not in OCLC; Histoire des Travaux de la Société d' Anthropologie de Paris, Paris, 1863, pp. 60, not in OCLC; Eloge funebre de Pierre Gratiolet, being an extract from vol. 2 of the Mémoires de la Société d'Anthropologie, Paris, n.d. [ca. 1865], engraved frontis portrait, pp. 7, not in OCLC; [entry for:] Anthropologie, offprint from Anthropologie, Paris, n.d. [ca. 1866- 7], pp. 275-300, not in OCLC; Sur la classification et la nomenclature craniologiques d'apres les indices céphaliques, offprint of an unidentified periodical, pp. [385]-422, [1], not in OCLC; Sur le stéréographe, nouvel instrument craniolographique, Paris, 1868, offprint from Mémoires de la Société d'Anthropologie, pp. [4], [99]-126, engraved plate, not in OCLC; offprint from Mémoires de la Socié [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Week on the Concord and the Merrimac Rivers

      Tickner and Fields, 1862. 1st edition. Hardcover. VERY GOOD. 1st edition sheets; 2nd title page. Some chipping at top and bottom of spine. Minor tear at top of hinge. Boards Fine; hinge Fine; pages Fine - Fine unread copy. Thoreua took back unsold copies of "A Week" from the publisher who couldn't sell them. Some copies were bound but most consisted of unbound 1st edition sheets. About which he famously said he "carried up two flights of stairs to storage." It can be assumed with some certainty that Thoreau carried the pages bound here in this particular book. There is a protective mylar cover.

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        A Comparative Grammar of the Sanskrit, Zend, Greek, Latin, Lithuanian, Gothic, German, and Sclavonic Languages, 3 volumes.

      Williams and Norgate, London & E 1862 - Cloth, octavo, 3 volumes, xvi + 1456 pages. Complete. Fair copy in original cloth binding, handsome repairs to cloth chipping. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        1862 Civil War Bulletproof Vest Broadside

      Newbern, N.C. 1862 - Broadside. "Good News to the Army." Bartlett & Munn, Agents for Manufacturers. Newbern, N.C., April 17, 1862. 1 p., 9 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. A remarkable broadside advertising the sale of bulletproof vests to Union forces in North Carolina in the wake of the occupation of much of coastal North Carolina by General Ambrose Burnside's Expeditionary Force. "We beg leave to say to the officers and soldiers of the Expedition, that after some delay we have received another invoice of those Monitor, or Bullet Proof Vests, which we are selling at our stand, opposite the Post Office, and as it is impossible for us to visit all the various Camps, please call and examine, or order, with measure of breast and waist, which will insure a good fit. We shall be here only a week or two longer, therefore it is for the interest of all who may wish to purchase to call immediately."Historical BackgroundSeveral firms attempted to sell such bullet proof vests during the war, with ads for body armor even appearing in Harper's Weekly. According to historian Byron Farwell, "G. & D. Cook & Company of New Haven, Connecticut, offered to Union soldiers a 'soldier's bullet proof vest' in two models, a seven-dollar model for officers and a five-dollar one for enlisted men, and for a time early in the war the Atwater Armor Company also in New Haven, produced two hundred per day. Although they were nonregulation in both Civil War armies, a few volunteer regiments were quipped with them. They proved too heavy to be practical, and the increased efficiency of weapons destroyed any value they may have had."It is not known which company "Bartlett & Munn" represented. Advertising to Ambrose Burnside's troops, who had occupied New Bern, N.C. on March 14, 1862, they name their vests "Monitors," in obvious reference to the Union ironclad who had stood toe to toe with C.S.S. Virginia in the Battle of Hampton Roads on March 8-9, 1862.ReferencesFarwell, Byron. The Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Warfare (New York, 2001), p. 128.

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        Celebrating a Report of McClellan's Death

      1862 - Autograph Letter Signed ("Prentiss") Columbus, March 4, 1862. 1 p., 7 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. Partial Transcript"Columbus: Mch 4 , 1862Dear SWe had news last evening of another repulse of our forces at Manassas & the death of McLellan [sic]. The news generally credited for an hour or two was by the abolitionists well recd particularly the death of Mc. some even going so far as to say that if he was killed it could compensate for the loss of a battleI observe that you think there are some "celestial phenomena" developed in the political in these latter days.There certainly are developments terrestrial among which is the place of quartering on the enemy. Do you take?YoursPrentiss"Historical Background Prentiss fought in the Mexican-American War and the Civil War, rising to the rank of Major General. He was captured at Shiloh along with 2200 other Union troops. He is often credited with holding the Confederate Army at bay in the area known as the 'Hornet's Nest,' allowing General Grant's army to survive the battle, and continue its trek into the South unfettered.

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        La Nouvelle Régence, Revue Spéciale des Échecs

      Paris: Café de la Régence, 1862 384 pages with diagrams. Octavo (8 3/4" x 5 1/2") with original wrappers. From the library of James Barrett. Volume 3. (Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana: 6016). First edition.Volume one was published as La Régence and Nouvelle was added to the title starting with volume two. First published in 1860 and discontinued in 1864. Edited by Paul Journoud, who was a member of the Café de la Régence Chess Club of Paris. He was an editor of several chess periodicals: La Régence (1860), La Nouvelle Régence (1861?"1864), Le Palamède Français (1864), and Le Sphinx (1865?"1867).James J. Barrett wrote a few chess columns in the Buffalo area. In a chess magazine beginning on page 1 of the March 1948 Chess Review: he wrote a letter of complaint about the magazine?s choice of front-cover photographs. He played a substantial role in Paul Morphy The Pride and Sorrow of Chess by David Lawson (New York, 1976), and in the Acknowledgments (page vii) Lawson wrote, ?I wish particularly to express gratitude for the suggestions and generous help of James J. Barrett, with special reference to the selection, preparation, and proofreading of the games.?Condition:Paper spine lacking, heavy edge wear to wrappers with some soiling, Barrett's book plate on front end paper. A good copy.

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        Sinai photographed. Contemporary records of Israel in the wilderness. With an appendix.

      London, Richard Bentley, 1862 - 4°, XX, 352 S., 22 (von 26) meist montierte Taf. (davon 18 Orig.-Photogr.), Textabb., 1 lose Falttaf., Kart., Rücken fehlt, Lagen tlw. lose, tlw. stark stock- u. fingerfleckig, einige Bl. rissig u. lose, die Taf. tlw. etw. ausgeblichen, brauchbares, im Text vollständiges Ex. Erstausgabe. Frühe Fotografie 2600 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Reise nach Island im Sommer 1860. Mit wissenschaftlichen Anhängen.

      F.A. Brockhaus,, Leipzig, 1862 - Leipzig, F.A. Brockhaus, 1862. 8°. VIII, 499 S. Mit 1 Frontisp., 5 Holzstichtafeln, 1 gef. auf Leinen aufgez. farb. Karte und 1 Textholzstich. Grüner Leinenband der Zeit. NDB. - Erste Ausgabe. - William Thierry Preyer (1842-1897), in England geboren, studierte Naturwissenschaften und Medizin in Deutschland. Noch während seinen Studien beiteiligete er sich 1860 zusammen mit seinem Freund Ferdinand Zirkel ((1831-1912) an einer Island-Expedition. In seiner ersten Dissertation "Plautus impennis", erschienen 1862 in Heidelberg, beschreibt er den aussterbenden, mit kurzen Flügeln ausgestatteten pinguinählichen isländischen Vogel. - Mit Exlibris. Papier durchgehend, vor allem der Schnitt gebräunt. Einband berieben. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ATUAGAGDLIUTT. NALINGINARNIK TUSARUMINASASSUNIK UNIKÂT.

      [Nuuk, Greenland: Hinrich Rink, -1946, lacking the years 1884-91, 1894- 95, 1901-03]. 1862 - Eighty-five volumes. Replete with illustrations, many in color. Some issues loose. First volume in original limp patterned cloth. Second volume in cloth- backed printed boards, spine repaired. Third volume in cloth- backed boards, spine worn. Fourth volume with lower half of spine and titlepage lacking. Of the remaining volumes, sixteen are in cloth-backed boards and sixty- five are in original wrappers, spines generally worn. Second volume with contemporary manuscript index, possibly by Møller. Overall very good. A tremendous run of this landmark Greenland newspaper, equally celebrated for its remarkable quality, range of content, and longevity. The fourth volume of the this set is enhanced by a presentation inscription from Lars Møller, the longtime editor and noted native lithographer, to Hinrich Rink, proprietor of Greenland's first regular press and founder of the paper. Further, the plates in the fourth volume have been hand- colored, presumably by Møller in Rink's honor. ATUAGAGDLIUTT., translated literally as "distributed reading matter," stands alone when evaluating the impact of a single printed periodical on a native culture. The catholic editorial taste of Berthelsen and Møller not only brought the world's great literature to the doors of native Greenlanders, but did so in a manner that accomplished dual milestones in Greenlandic cultural history. First, by printing entirely in the native language, they transmitted the worldly canon, much of it for the first time, in a manner readily understandable by their readership. This resulted in a near instant removal of substantive cultural gaps between Greenland and Europe. Second, foreign epics and tales were often set alongside traditional native legends, equating their value with those of the outside world. In result, the success of ATUAGAGDLIUTT. was a point of national pride. Avidly consumed by its readership, its pages were shared, clipped, and culled to the point of near extinction. To date, five (at most) complete runs exist, entirely in public institutions in Denmark and Greenland. One additional set resides in private hands. Only nine institutions in the United States possess comparable runs, to varying degrees of completeness. The founders of ATUAGAGDLIUTT. include some of the most prominent men in the history of Greenlandic printing. The prime mover behind its creation, Hinrich Rink, first came to Greenland from Denmark in 1848, quickly rising to the position of royal inspector for South Greenland. In 1855 he began printing small pamphlets from a late 18th-century press left behind by Greenland's "first" printer, Jesper Brodersen, whose total known output is one small pamphlet done in 1793. In 1857 he installed a new press imported from Copenhagen, in effect becoming Greenland's first regular printer. Rink was soon joined by Rasmus Berthelsen, a native Greenlander who proved a quick study talented enough to become the paper's first editor when it was launched in 1861. Apprenticed to Berthelsen was Lars Møller, the son of a carpenter who, under the tutelage of Berthelsen and Rink, learned nearly every facet of the printing trade, including lithography. It was Møller who printed the ATUAGAGDLIUTT. from its earliest days, and he was responsible for a majority of the numerous lithographs. Accomplished as he was, the success of Møller's lithographs was due entirely to the instinctual talent of the original artist, the legendary Aron of Kangeq. While bedridden with tuberculosis, Aron received a visit from Rink, who had heard of Aron's considerable talent from other natives. According to Oldendow, "Rink.sent him paper, coloured pencils, and the necessary tools for woodcutting and with no instruction what so ever Aron produced over two hundred woodcuts and watercolors." His ability to illustrate both foreign and native legend alike secured his reputation, and his contributions were an invaluable addition to the paper. Berthelsen continued as editor for twelve years unt

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        Madame Bovary, moeurs de Province.

      Paris: Michel Lévy Frères, 1862 - Nouvelle édition, 2 volumes grand in-18; [iv], 232p., et, [iv], 233p. - 490p., [2p.]. Charmantes reliures d"époque en percaline estampée verte et rouge, à motifs et couleurs distincts pour chaque volume. Minimes accrocs et frottis aux coiffes, second volume avec dos passé et quelques salissures sur les plats, mais un très bon ensemble. Charmante édition précoce à l"état de parution, après l"originale de 1857 et celle de 1858, avec les gardes imprimées du catalogue de l"éditeur. Impression de Tinterlin, avec la dédicace à Sénard qui plaida la relaxe de l"auteur lors du procès intenté pour "outrages aux bonnes moeurs et à la morale publique". Vicaire III, 721. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Orley Farm. With Illustrations by J. E. Millais.

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1862 - 2 volumes, octavo. Original purple wavy-grained cloth, the grain running perpendicularly for both volumes, covers blocked with conventional frame design in blind, on spines with farming designs and lettered in gold, pale yellow endpapers. Spines inevitably and very lightly sunned, a fine set: rare thus. Without publisher's catalogue sometimes found at end of vol. I ("cannot be regarded as essential" – Sadleir); 40 wood-engraved illustrations, with first state captions throughout. First edition, first issue, an exceptionally good copy. Unusually, the two volumes were published nearly ten months apart, and subsequent re-issues of each volume did not proceed in step, with the result is that sets often have the two volumes in mismatched issues. Sadleir claims priority for copies with the grain of the cloth perpendicular for vol. I and horizontal for vol. II, but his bibliographical reasoning is, for once, unconvincing. The text in both volumes of this set conforms entirely to the first issue (i.e. copies bound from parts), in matching bindings in which the grain of the cloth runs perpendicularly on both. Sadleir 13. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Orley Farm

      London: Chapman and Hall 1862 - With Illustrations by J. E. Millais. First edition. Two volumes. Original publisher's maroon cloth. Both volumes were published almost 10 months apart, which further adds to this title's complex and rather questionable (Sadleir) issue points. Volume I is the horizontal grain pattern cloth and the text appears to be mostly fourth issue; volume II is the vertical grain pattern cloth and appears to correspond to Sadleir's earlier issue. A very good set; some wear and rubbing to extremities, spines show some fading, each volume neatly recased with repairs evident mostly to spine ends. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Menzel").

      Berlin, 4. IV. 1862. - 2½ SS. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "Inliegend wollen Sie den Betrag (15 rt) für den bewußten Schreibtisch auf dem Schloß empfangen. Verzeihen Sie die Verzögerung, mein Wirrwarr dieser Tage war und ist groß. Noch fällt mir ein: möchten Sie mir wohl gefälligst einen ostensiblen Revers von ein paar Zeilen ausstellen, welcher besagt: daß jetzt ich durch Kauf Eigenthümer des Meubles bin; nehmlich für den über kurz oder lang möglichen Fall eines Transportes desselben aus dem Schlosse heraus, da ich durch nachträgliche Messung gefunden, daß die unteren Schubfächer für Studien etc. etwas zu klein sein, mir dasselbe demnach anderswo brauchbarer sein dürfte [.]".

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        NORTH AMERICA

      1862 - In Two Volumes. London: Chapman & Hall, 1862. 32 pp Vol I ads dated October 1861. Original blind-stamped rose-maroon cloth. First Edition of Trollope's account of his 1861 trip to the land where his mother and younger siblings had briefly lived (in Cincinnati, 1827-1831). This work is not only a geographical description of North America; Trollope also gets into such questions as "Deficiencies in the Post Office System" (Trollope had been a post office civil servant), "Amount of the Debt - Can the Burden be Borne?" and "Rights of Women" -- topics no less timely now. Given the year, Trollope also discusses the Civil War then raging ("The Causes of the War"). Trollope's wife Rose accompanied him on most of this trip, acting as his amanuensis; it is said that the book's spontaneity declines at the point she left for London -- reflecting how much harder it was for him to write out his thoughts rather than to dictate them freely.~This set is in very good-plus condition (the spines are faded to a light brown, as usual with rose-maroon cloth, but there is very little external wear; also the original Vol I endpapers show some cracking). An uncommon Trollope edition. Sadleir (TROLLOPE) 14. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Orley Farm . . . With Illustrations by J. E. Millais.

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1862. - An interesting but bibliographically anomalous set, in a binding that has the appearance of being a remainder binding, but with stab-holes throughout, suggesting this was bound from the original parts issue. It has also been trimmed down somewhat (half an inch at the top and bottom edges; a quarter of an inch at the fore-edges), with red sprinkled edges. Both volumes have yellow coated endpapers of the era, but volume one has the hinges repaired. It was, quite possibly, a set of the parts issue bound in blue cloth for a contemporary owner. 2 vols, 8vo, blue cloth, gilt decorated and lettered spines. 40 plates. Sadleir, Trollope, 13; Wolff 6789; NCBEL III, 882. Cloth a little rubbed and worn; very good copy. First edition in book form, a seriously mixed issue, in an unrecorded binding that does not conform with the usually encountered remainder binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Orley Farm. With Illustrations by J.E. Millais.

      London: Chapman and Hall 1862 - First edition, first issue, 2 volumes, 8vo, bound from the parts with the stabholes visible, bound with the half titles but not the advertisements. 40 plates, some foxing to early and late leaves, particularly at the end of volume II, marbled endpapers, sides and edges. Contemporary black half calf, gilt banded spines with red labels, some slight wear otherwise a very good set. Sadleir 13.

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        Orley Farm

      London: Chapman and Hall 1862 - First edition. Two volumes. Illustrated by J.E. Millais. Half titles and stab holes present. Finely bound in contemporary decorative 3/4 dark blue calf over marbled boards with matching marbled endpapers and page edges. Lightly rubbed and bumped, light wear to extremities, evidence of bookplate removals to front pastedowns, and some very light scattered foxing. A very good and attractive set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE ORIENTAL ALBUM. TWENTY ILLUSTRATIONS IN OIL COLORS OF THE PEOPLE AND SCENERY OF TURKEY.

      New York. 1862. - Engraved title, printed title, 48pp. Twenty chromolithographs. Folio. Original brown morocco, gilt pictorial cover showing a woman on camelback under a crescent moon beside palm trees, gilt-stamped spine, a.e.g. Head and toe of spine expertly repaired. Slight wear along foredge of first five leaves, text pages uniformly tanned. Minor marginal foxing on plates, all images fine. Overall very good. One of the relatively few American costume books, and certainly the best such created in 19th-century America. This is a notable and unusual instance of the taste for "Turkish" which manifested itself in the furniture of the period, but seldom in books. In terms of American color plate books, this is one of the only large projects from the 1860s, when the Civil War seems to have curtailed production of such lavish enterprises. "The one really big chromolithographic book of this decade.the art is simple, but [Charles] Parson's hand is obvious in the good lithography, and Endicott's printing is well done for its time" - McGrath. ".Endicott achieved a rich variety of color which demonstrated the increased technical ability of American printers in the medium" - STAMPED WITH A NATIONAL CHARACTER. Henry Van Lennep was born in Smyrna, the son of European merchants. Educated, on the advice of American missionaries, in the United States, he returned to Turkey as a missionary in 1840 and spent most of the next twenty years in various parts of the Ottoman Empire. Returning to the United States in 1861, he turned his superb original drawings of Middle Eastern life into THE ORIENTAL ALBUM. The plates, which include two scenes of Jewish life in the Ottoman Empire, are "A Turkish Effendi," "Armenian Lady (at home)," "Turkish and Armenian Ladies (abroad)," "Turkish Scribe," "Turkish Lady of Rank (at home)," "Turkish Cavass (police officer)," "Turkish Lady (unveiled)," "Armenian Piper," "Armenian Ladies (at home)," "Armenian Marriage Procession," "Armenian Bride," "Albanian Guard," "Armenian Peasant Woman," "Bagdad Merchant (travelling)," "Jewish Marriage," "Jewish Merchant," "Gypsy Fortune Telling," "Bandit Chief," "Circassian Warrior," and "Druse Girl." A rare and important color plate book. McGRATH, pp.38, 115, 162. BENNETT, p.108. BLACKMER CATALOGUE 1715. BLACKMER SALE 1500. REESE, STAMPED WITH A NATIONAL CHARACTER 97. DAB XIX, p.200.

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        Comparative Morphologie des Menschen und der menschenähnlichen Thiere. (II:) Das Anthropotomische-Zootomische Museum der Königlichen Universität zu Breslau. - (III:) Erläuterungen zur Skelett- und Gehirn-Lehre. - (IV:) Die Blut-Gefässe vorzüglich die Schlagadern der Säugethiere in ihren wesentlichsten Verschiedenheiten. - (V:) Die Blut-Gefässe vorzüglich die Schlagadern des Menschen in ihren minderbekannten Bahnen und Verzweigungen. - (VI:) Erläuterungen zur Schlag- und Blutader-Lehre des Menschen.

      Ferdinand Hirt,, Breslau, 1862 - Teil 2-6 (von 6) in 5 Bänden. Breslau, Ferdinand Hirt, 1862-1868. Gross-Folio. II: VII, 142 S., 71 Tafeln. III: VIII, 152 S., 26 Tafeln. IV: XI, 92 S., 46 Tafeln. V: XII, 86 S., 48 Tafeln. VI: XXXII, 114 S., 57 Tafeln. Total 248 lithographierte, teils kolorierte Tafeln. Originalhalbleinwandbände mit bedruckten Deckeln. Hirsch-H. I, 336. - Erste Ausgabe. Entgegen der üblichen Annahme erschien der erste Band 1875 posthum. Das Hauptwerk des 1798 auf der Insel Rügen geborenen Anatomen der 1835 Professor in Breslau wurde. Er veröffentlichte eine Vielzahl von Publikationen zur vergleichenden pathologischen Anatomie und Physiologie. "Seine Arbeiten sind grösstentheils mit vielen und vortefflichen Abbildungen versehen und wurden demzufolge, bei der denselben gegebenen kostbaren Ausstattung, in selbstloser Hingabe an die Wissenschaft, ohne Aussicht auf materiellen Gewinn, veröffentlicht" (Hirsch). - Einbände stellenweise angestaubt. Ecken teilweise bestossen. Sonst sehr sauberes, breitrandiges Exemplar. Sprache: Deutsch Originalhalbleinwandbände mit bedruckten Deckeln. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        WORKS OF THOMAS DE QUINCEY - 16 Volumes

      Adam & Charles Black ( A. C. Black ), Edinburgh 1862 - **LIMITED TIME ONLY! 50% OFF ALL ANTIQUARIAN SHOP INVENTORY! (DISCOUNT ALREADY APPLIED TO PRICE SHOWN)** Bound in Full Tree Calf by Cecil and Larkins. The covers are double ruled in gilt, spine has rules, florets, and decorations in gilt. The endpapers are marbled with gilt dentelles and all edges are marbled. Included in these 16 volumes are: "Confessions of an English Opium Eater", "Recollections of the Lakes", "Last Days of Immanuel Kant", "English Mail Coach", Dr. Samuel Parr", "Richard Bentley", "Protestanism", "Leaders in Literature", "The Caesars", "Style and Rhetoric", "Coleridge and Opium Eating", "Speculations- Literary and Philosophic", "Art of Conversation", "Autobiographic Sketches", "Biographies of Shakespeare, Pope, Goethe and Schiller", and "Suspiria and Profundis". A really nice set, Very Handsome. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Stonewall Jackson Directs D.H. Hill's March to Fredericksburg

      1862 - Autograph Endorsement Signed, to D.H. Hill. [Virginia], [ca. November 20, 1862], 1 p., on verso of D.H. Hill to Stonewall Jackson. [Virginia], November 20, 1862. 1 p., on blue paper. 250 x 200mm. Jackson gives directions to his division commander, D.H. Hill, on leaving the Shenandoah Valley to join Robert E. Lee in countering the Union offensive in Virginia. On December 13, Jackson and Hill contributed to the Battle of Fredericksburg, a decisive Confederate victory. ".Your route will be from New Market via Columbia bridge, & Fishers Gap. You will leave the Valley pike at New Market ." Complete Transcript[in Hill's hand:] Nov 20th 1862Genl Capt Pendleton's instructions do not state whether I am to go through Harrisonburg. Shall I cross over directly from New Market to Luray or shall I go by Harrisonburg & Stanardsville. I infer the latter. We have about 120 sick at Strasburg & Midletown, besides a good number unfit to march. May I appropriate all my returning ambulances? I learn that we have but nine (9) in the Division. Respectfully D H Hill Maj Gen[endorsement, in Jackson's hand:] My medical director has given directions to yours respecting the sick. As he is not with me at this time, I can not answer yr question respecting the ambulances.Your route will be from New Market via Columbia bridge, & Fishers Gap. You will leave the Valley pike at New Market, [struck: but][inserted: & keep to the right of Luray.][struck: should you require more flour than you]There will be no occasion I hope for your using [inserted: the] flour at Harrisonburg. T.J. Jackson Lt GenlHistorical BackgroundGeneral D.H. Hill presents two possibilities for marching from the Shenandoah Valley into the Virginia Piedmont based on the location of gaps in the Blue Ridge. The southern route (today, Route 33) began in Harrisonburg, in the valley, and went through Swift Run Gap to Stanardsville, north of Charlottesville. The northern route, which was more direct, involved marching from New Market through Luray and Fisher's Gap, to Culpeper Court House. Jackson's choice of the northern route indicates the urgency of the movement of Jackson's entire corps to reinforce Lee at Fredericksburg. Hill's was the first of Jackson's divisions to begin marching east. On November 18, Lee wrote Jackson, "I think it would be advisable to put some of your divisions in motion across the mountains." On November 23, with Union General Ambrose Burnside now in full force north of the Rappahannock, Lee determined that he did not see "what military effect can be produced by the continuance of your corps in the valley . I wish you would move east of the Blue Ridge."Stonewall Jackson's corps had remained in the Shenandoah Valley after the Battle of Antietam (September 17, 1862), and did not arrive at Fredericksburg until November 29. Fortunately for Lee, Burnside's pontoon boats, needed to cross the Rappahannock River, were held up by red tape. Though Lee was still outnumbered, he had time to allow James Longstreet to entrench on Marye's Heights, west of town, and to channel Jackson's brigades to the more vulnerable positions downstream on the Rappahannock. The Battle of Fredericksburg, fought on December 13, was one of Lee's greatest victories.The wounded referred to in Hill's letter and Jackson's reply were casualties suffered at Antietam. Hill's division, once under Longstreet but now transferred to Jackson's corps, suffered over 2300 casualties, nearly half his command, in Maryland. Hill's division was rebuilt to roughly 9000 men, and Hill was soon granted use of the ambulances to move sick men. According to his biographer, Hill also employed provost guards to pick up stragglers, "a surgeon to examine those who claimed to be sick, and ambulances to carry those who really were unable to continue on foot." Hill marched two hundred miles in nine days, arriving just before the rest of Jackson's Corps at Fredericksburg on November 29. It was a m. (See website for full description)

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        IL TERRITORIO PADOVANO illustrato per

      Prosperini, 1862-1870, Padova, - raccolta di 29 fascicoli in-4 picc., bross. orig. Celebre opera dello storico e archivista padovano (1821-1911), rara a trovarsi completa e nei fascicoli originali. Con 26 tavv. (sue 27), e con una gr. carta topogr. del territorio. Mancano la tav. di Teolo e le pagine che l'editore spediva alla fine della pubblicazione e che riguardano i frontespizi delle quattro parti costituenti l'opera. Qualche sgualcitura e minima mancanza alle copertine. Le 26 tavv. (su 27) e la carta del territorio padovano sono in perfetto stato di conservazione. Rarissima opera. [404]

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        Requesting Another Battery of Artillery During 7 Days' Battle

      1862 - Autograph Letter Signed ("C. S. Hamilton"), as General U.S. Army, with additional autograph endorsements on verso by S. P. Heintzelman, James A. Hardie and William F. Barry. Div. Hd. Qrs., April 12, 1862. To Gen. S. Williams. 2 pp, 7 3/4 x 10 in., ruled paper, closed tear. General Hamilton requests another battery of artillery. The letter is passed up the chain of command to General Barry, the Chief of Artillery. Transcript"Div. Hd. Qrs. Apr 12 1862General I understand the Fourth Battery for my Division has been designated and is on the Peninsula. I beg it may be ordered to report to me forthwith. I am General Very Respy Your Obt. Srt. C. S. Hamilton Brig Gen Comdg Div.Brig Gen S. Williams AAG Army of the Potomac[docketing on verso, as request is passed up the chain of command, not transcribed][Barry's reply, written on verso:]Respectfully returned. The Battery intended for Hamilton's Div[isio]n. was to have been withdrawn from Richardson's, which latter was to have been supplied with a Battery from the Art[iller]y: Depot in Washington. Circumstances compelled the ordering of the Battery intended for Richardson elsewhere. As soon as another Battery can be prepared, the original design will be carried out. William F. Barry Brig. Genl. Ch[ief]-of-A[rtiller]y"At the beginning of the Civil War, Charles Smith Hamilton was appointed Colonel of the 3rd Wisconsin regiment and promoted to Brigadier-General of volunteers. He served in Virginia during the siege of Yorktown in May, 1862, and in September of that year was promoted to Major-General of volunteers. After the siege of Yorktown, he was transferred to the Army of the Mississippi, commanded a division at Corinth, and won the battle of Iuka. Afterward he commanded the left wing of the Army of the Tennessee and the 16th corps. He resigned his military commission in April of 1863. Hamilton went on to serve as President of the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin from 1866 until 1875.Historical BackgroundIn the Peninsula Campaign of April-July 1862, Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan attempts to attack Richmond with his (Union) Army of the Potomac from the southwest (up the peninsula between the James and York rivers in Virginia, rather than marching south from Maryland). Despite swamps and swollen rivers, which make it difficult to move artillery, the Federals are able to advance within a few miles of Richmond, and fight the Confederates to a draw in the Battle of Fair Oaks (also called Seven Pines, May 30-June 1). However, after Fair Oaks, President Jefferson Davis assigns Gen. Robert E. Lee to command the Army of Northern Virginia, which defends Richmond. In a series of engagements called the Seven Days' battles (June 26-July 2), Lee counter-attacks strongly, and convinces McClellan to abandon the campaign.

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        Expédition de l'Indo-Chine (1858-1859-1860) - Notes sur le Matériel de Guerre des Chinois et des Cochinchinois

      Paris, Lithographie du Ministère de la Marine, 1862. - 1 volume in folio (30*46 cm), 125 pp., enrichi de 13+45 planches à pleine page légendées, décrites et commentées sur la page opposée. La page de titre est salie et tachée, ainsi que 2 feuillets internes (pp. 62-63). Déchirures restaurées sur les 2 derniers feuillets, sinon très bon état, reliure moderne plein cuir noir. Atlas de toute rareté et document historique sur l'armement chinois et cochinchinois au milieu du XIXe siècle. Ouvragecommissionné par le Ministère de la Marine et réalisé par le Chef d'Escadron de la Marine et des Colonies F. Lacour. La première partie de l'ouvrage est consacrée au matériel de guerre des Chinois (13 planches), Dans son avant-propos, l'auteur précise: " Pendant le séjour que j'ai fait en Chine, au mois de juillet 1858, j'ai pu voir une partie des bouches à feu et des armes trouvée à Canton, pris le 29 décembre 1857, ou dans les forts du Peïho, enlevés le 20 mai 1858 par les Forces anglo-françaises sous les ordres de M.M. les Contre-Amiraux Sir Micael Seymour et Rigault de Genouilly. J'ai pu également voir dans la longue batterie de Voosung, au confluent de la Rivière de Shanghai et de Yang-tse-Kiang un assez grand nombre de canons en fonte. Quelques-uns étaient encore sur leurs affuts et il a été possible de les étudier convenablement. Il n'en était pas de même des bouches à feu en bronze prises au Peïho; beaucoup d'entre elles étaient à fond de cale sur divers bâtiments et je n'avais ni le temps, ni les moyens de les déplacer pour les examiner à loisir. Il était question, à cette époque d'expédier à Hong Kong, pour y être vendus, ces canons qu'on pouvait alors envoyer en France, et je m'empressai de mettre à profit toutes les occasions de prendre quelques notes ou de faire des croquis. J'ai cru qu'il ne serait pas sans intérêt pour les personnes qui s'occupent d'artillerie d'avoir sur le matériel chinois quelques renseignements, fussent-ils aussi incomplets que ceux qu'il m'a été possible de recueillir." La 2e partie de l'ouvrage s'intéresse au matériel de guerre cochinchinois lors de la prise des Forts de Touranne et du début de la conquête coloniale indochinoise (45 planches et plans)

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        Ruined Abbeys and Castles of Great Britain

      (Early Photography). Howitt, William & Mary Howitt. Ruined Abbeys and Castles of Great Britain. London: A.W. Bennett, 1862. First edition. Small 4to. Original green cloth, gilt, with photograph emborssed on upper cover. Slight wear and occasional light foxing. [8], 228 pp. including 27 mounted original albumen prints by Francis Bedford (6), Sedgfield (9), Wilson (8), Roger Fenton (2), and others. Includes pictures of Bolton Priory, Glastonbury Abbey, Iona, or Icolmkill, Lanthony Abbey, Chepstow Castle, Tintern Abbey, Raglan Castle, Conway and its Castle, Goodrich Castle and Court, Fountains Abbey, Roslin Chapel and Castle, Elgin Cathedral, Holyrood Abbey and Palace, Melrose Abbey, Carisbrooke Castle, Rievaux Abbey and Furness Abbey. References: Gernsheim 162; Truthful Lens No. 89 (both series) NYPL Bulletin (1977) No. 80. Provenance: Front flyleaf inscription to Richard Foster, dated 1862.

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        The Mountain Spring. Near Cozzen's Dock, West Point.

      Currier & Ives,, New York: 1862 - Fannie Palmer is the artist for this Currier & Ives lithograph. She was the only female artist at C&I, and her work is much sought after. This beautiful view is taken from West Point looking across the Hudson, with Garrison visible on the opposite banks. Currier & Ives lithograph with original hand color, 15 1/2 x 11 3/4" with standard margins. Beautiful original condition and coloring, with a couple of small waterspots in margin. Conningham no. 4245.

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