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

      New York: Currier & Ives, 1862. Hand-coloured lithograph. Very good condition apart from a few small tears in the top margin and several light water stains in the margins, one of which slightly extends into the top of the image. Slight discolouration of the paper due to age. 12 1/8 x 15 5/8 inches. 13 7/8 x 17 7/8 inches. A scenic, tranquil landscape in upstate New York with a small glimpse of the Hudson River visible through the foliage between the two rocky outcroppings bordering the dirt road. Frances Flora Bond Palmer, known as Fanny, worked for Nathaniel Currier for over than twenty-five years. She was, according to Gloria Deak, "the foremost woman lithographer of her time" (Picturing America, 647). Born and raised in England by a cultivated family, she was already an accomplished painter and lithographer when she came to America in 1844, at which time she exhibited two works at the National Academy of Design. By 1849, she was working for Currier producing landscapes and still lifes. She lithographed these prints herself usually after her own sketches. Cf. Gale, Currier & Ives: A Catalogue Raisonné (1984), vol. 1, 4611.

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        The City of the Saints and Across the Rocky Mountains to California

      London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1862. Second edition. Leather bound. 707pp. Octavo [22 cm] Rebound in brown leather with marbled paper covered boards, raised bands, gilt stamped designs and gilt ruled and wavy lines on the spine. Embossed decorative borders on the covers. New endsheets and flyleaves. Very good. There are several small stains on the covers. Minor staining on the top edge of the text block. Complete. With the map at the front, and the Plan of Great Salt Lake City. Flake 1028. Second British edition. After traveling through the Holy Land, Burton turned his eyes to the Great Basin. The book tells of the noted adventurer's travels through Indian country to visit Salt Lake City and study the polygamous practices of the Mormons there.

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        Finances, banques, coalitions : Recueil d'ouvrages économiques

      multiple 1862 - grand in-8° relié, demi-chagrin ocre de l'époque, titre gravé, dos à 4 nerfs, 389 pages. Dos usé aux coiffes. Petit manque de paper sur le premier plat de couverture. Sommaire : --- Des lois et des préjugés en matière d'usure par Ernest DULAURENS. Paris, Dentu, 1863. 24 pages. --- L'escompte fixe et invariable à 2% par Aimé BOUTAREL. Paris, Guillaumin, 1863. 11 pages. --- Discours de M. Achille FOULD sénateur et ministre des finances, séance du 24 mars 1862. Extrait du moniteur universel. 19 pages. --- Oeuvre de Saint Nicolas pour l'éducation des jeunes garçons de la classe ouvrière. Paris, Panckoucke, 1863. 48 pages --- Lettre adressée à son excellence monsieur le ministre des travaux publics par M. BORDE, ingénieur. Marseille, Arnaud, 1864. 23 pages. COPY INSCRIBED. --- Du nouveau projet de loi français sur les coalitions des maîtres et des ouvriers par Edouard GAUS. Paris Durand, 1864. 39 pages. --- Du vinage des vins en franchise des droits. Paris, Cosson --- L'escompte à sept pour cent. Les causes de la crise commerciale en Angleterre et en France, les banques et l'organisation du crédit. étude financière traduite de la Revue d'Édimbourg par M. Émile JONVEAUX. Paris, Revue Britannique, 1865. 41 pages --- Réponses aux 42 questions soumises au Conseil supérieur du Commerce de France sur les Banques et le Crédit par Joseph-Louis REY. Marseille, Camoin, 1865. 25 pages. --- Enquête sur la circulation monétaire et fiduciaire par Aimé BOUTAREL. Paris, Guillaumin, 1865, 29 pages. --- De la Décentralisation du crédit par A. DAGNEAUX, auteur du : Crédit libre par le travail libre. Paris, Guillaumin, 1865. 27 pages --- Le crédit mobilier et ses valeurs, histoire de douze ans par Emile NOUETTE-DELORME. Paris, Castel, 1865. 32 pages. --- Les sociétés de spéculation, suite du crédit mobilier et ses valeurs, par Emile NOUETTE-DELORME. Paris, Castel, 1865. 23 pages. --- Le familistère de guise, étude par A. OYON. Paris, Librairie des sciences sociales, 1865. 48 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Oeuvres complètes de Malherbe. 6 volumes dont l'album.

      Paris, Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie. 1862/1869 - 5 volumes et 1 ALBUM (RARE). Bien complet du T5 et de l'album souvent absents. Recueillies et annotées par M. L. Lalanne. Nouvelle édition revue sur les autographes, les copies les plus authentiques et les plus anciennes impressions et augmentée de notices, de variantes, de notes, d'un lexique des mots et locutions remarquables, d'un portrait, d'un fac-simile, etc. Paris, Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie. - 1862/1869. Album : 1° Portrait de Malherbe par Sandoz et Pannier d'après Dumoustier. 2° Armoiries de François de Malherbe en couleurs. 3° Vue de la maison de Malherbe à Caen. 4° Chanson de Malherbe, Air de cour, musique de Boysset (Boesset) harmonisée par Charles Gounod. 5° Fac-simile autographes 4 lettres. T1 : poésies, traduction de Tite-Live. T2 : traduction du traité des bienfaits de Sénèque, traduction des épitres de Sénèque. T3 : lettres à Peiresc. T4 : lettres à divers, commentaire sur Des Portes. T5 : lexique de la langue de Malherbe. Belles reliures demi maroquin bleu à coins de l'époque. Dos à nerfs filetés avec titre et tomaison doré. Double filet doré bordant les plats. Tête dorée sur témoins. Non rogné. Quelques rousseurs. Bon état général. Format des 5 volumes in-8°(23x15). Format de l'album in-4°(27x19). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Victoria Illustrated: Second Series

      Melbourne: Sands, Kerry & Co.. Fair with no dust jacket; No signatures. Gutta percha binding has perished . and about half of the plates are detached and loose. Gutters split at . hinges. Rubbing to leather along joints and edges of boards. Joints still . strong. A 1/2" tear to leather at head of rear joint. Some shaved areas of . leather at corners of rear board. A 2/3" tear to leather along tail end of . spine. <1/2" loss of leather at tips of corners of boards. The plates all . have extensive foxing to the blank outer marginal areas, but the inner . printed areas are clean. No previous owner&#39;s signatures or marks. Heavy . foxing to endpapers.. 1862. First Edition. Hardcover. Engraved title + letterpress title + 3 preliminary leaves + 43 engraved plates, each with a guard leaf and an accompanying leaf of letterpress. This copy is in the original full morocco binding with gilt decoration to front and rear boards and also to the spine. Gilt dentelles. Pale yellow endpapers. Page dimensions: oblong 275 x 208mm. The title page vignette illustration is by Nicholas Chevalier. The other plates are unsigned, but are by various artists. The engraving work is by A. Willmore. This publication was a successor to an 1856 collection of illustrations of Victoria by S. T. Gill. [Bibliographical Reference: Wantrup "Australian Rare Books 1788-1900" 261a and pages 334-335]; 8vo .

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        TWELVE YEARS In The MINES Of CALIFORNIA; Embracing a General View of the Gold Region, with Practical Observations on Hill, Placer, and Quartz Diggings; and Notes on the Origin of Gold Deposits.

      Printed by Miles and Dillingham,, Cambridge: 1862 - Arriving in California in 1849, Patterson was one of the few 'Argonaut's that stuck, staying at it for 12 years. Kurutz tells us, "In addition to Patterson's own experiences, much of this book is devoted to the discovery of gold, the gold region, its geology, advice to new miners, and the weather in 1853." Wheat goes a bit further, "Observations of permanent import." Square & tight. Bright gilt. Shelfwear, with chipping to spine ends. PO signature, on ffep, of J. R. Knowland, of Oakland Tribune fame. A VG - VG+ copy. Original publisher's brown cloth binding with gilt stamped title lettering to front board. Peach-colored paper eps. 12mo. 6-7/8" x 4-1/2". 1st edition (Bradford 4212; Cowan II, p.475/6; Graff 3211; Howes P121; Kurutz 484; Rocq 15995; Sabin 59140; Streeter 2876; Wheat, Gold Rush Books 154). 108, [2 (blank)] pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Twelve Years in the Mines of California.

      MIles and Dillingham,, Cambridge: 1862 - Scarce volume, written by a forty niner whose trip from Boston to California took nearly six months; he spent 12 years at his trade and includes instructions and encouragement to novice miners. 12mo, 108pp, appendix. Dark brown gilt stamped cloth, title in gilt at front cover, no title at spine. Slt chipped outer corners front cover; internally, very good. Cowan p.475; Graff 3211; Howes P121; Kurutz 484; Rocq 15995; Sabin 59140; Streeter 2876; Wheat Books 154. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TWELVE YEARS In The MINES Of CALIFORNIA; Embracing a General View of the Gold Region, with Practical Observations on Hill, Placer, and Quartz Diggings; and Notes on the Origin of Gold Deposits

      Cambridge:: Printed by Miles and Dillingham,. 1862.. 12mo. 6-7/8" x 4-1/2". 1st edition (Bradford 4212; Cowan II, p.475/6; Graff 3211; Howes P121; Kurutz 484; Rocq 15995; Sabin 59140; Streeter 2876; Wheat, Gold Rush Books 154). 108, [2 (blank)] pp.. Original publisher&#39;s brown cloth binding with gilt stamped title lettering to front board. Peach-colored paper eps.. Square & tight. Bright gilt. Shelfwear, with chipping to spine. ends. PO signature, on ffep, of J. R. Knowland, of Oakland Tribune. fame. A VG - VG+ copy.. Arriving in California in 1849, Patterson was one of the few &#39;Argonaut&#39;s that stuck, staying at it for 12 years. Kurutz tells us, "In addition to Patterson&#39;s own experiences, much of this book is devoted to the discovery of gold, the gold region, its geology, advice to new miners, and the weather in 1853." Wheat goes a bit further, "Observations of permanent import..."

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        War Telegram Marking Map

      Boston, 1862. No Binding. Very Good. 34 x 22 ¼ inches. Lithograph. Reinforced with rice paper, wear with some losses at folds, still very good of this kind. A very scarce and novel map, sold by subscription, enabling users to plot the progress of the Civil War in Virginia. It was sold with colored pencils to mark and update the positions of the combatants based on telegram reports appearing in newspapers. Blue was to be for the Confederacy and red for the Union, the reverse of later, customary color designations. As the publisher&#39;s note at lower left explains, the map was drawn to very large scale and not over laden with detail to make it suitable for its purpose. Railroads including spur lines are shown and identified. The nearly ebullient tone of the note bespeaks the fact it was written in the early years of the war before its full, grinding horror set in. Tracking the war on the map is pitched as a form of entertainment, and there is the blithe assumption that the war would soon be concluded in Virginia with a Union victory. Stephenson 464.7.

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        Ueber die Operation der Blasen-Scheidenfisteln durch die blutige Naht mit Bemerkungen über die Heilung der Fisteln, Spalten und Defecte, welche an anderen Körpertheilen vorkommen.

      Rostock, Stiller, 1862. - 13 lithographierte Tafeln, 25 Textholzschnitte, XII, 133 S. Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und Rückenvergoldung (leicht berieben). Erste Ausgabe der bahnbrechenden Arbeit über eine neue Operationsmethode der Blasenscheidenfisteln, eine der größten Seltenheiten der neueren Gynäkologie. - Hirsch/H. V, 279-281 (ausführlich über Leben und Werk); Garrison/Morton 6041: "Simon is perhaps best remembered as being the first in Europe to exercise the kidney; he also wrote a fine monograph on vesico-vaginal fistula." - Gustav Simon (1824-76) promovierte 1848 in Gießen und wirkte bis 1861 als Militärarzt in Hessen. "Entscheidend für die spätere Richtung seiner chir. Thätigkeit war ein Aufenthalt in Paris 1851 bis 52, wo er durch den Besuch von Jobert's Klinik die erste Anregung zur Operation von Blasenscheidenfisteln erhielt, indem er hier wirkliche, bisher unerreichte Erfolge vor Augen sah" (Pagel 1595). In seiner Darmstädter Klinik verbesserte Simon des Jobertsche Verfahren, namentlich bei der Vervollkommnung der Naht. "Von da an mehrten sich seine glücklichen Operationen; sein Ruf als Fisteloperateur breitete sich immer mehr aus und gab ihm zu mehrfachen weiteren Publikationen über solche Operationen Anlaß" (Pagel 1596). Der Vorrede zufolge scheiterte selbst Dieffenbach, der bedeutendste deutsche Chirurg des 19. Jahrhunderts vor Simon, bei der fraglichen Operation. - Die Arbeit selbst enthält zu Beginn 12 Krankheitsfälle mit "epikritischen" Bemerkungen, gefolgt von der Beschreibung des von Simon neu entwickelten Operationsverfahrens "nebst kritischer Beleuchtung der Französischen (Jobert'schen) und Amerikanischen (Simsschen) Methode." Die lithographierten Figurentafeln mit Darstellung von Steiss-Rückenlage, Operation der eigentlichen Blasen-Scheidenfistel, Operation zur queren Obliteration der Scheide etc. - Sehr gut erhalten und sauber. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eventyr og Historier.

      2 bd. Kbhvn. 1862-63. Illustr. af Vilhelm Pedersen. 440 + 430 s. Som vanligt svagt plettet eksemplar indbundet i samtidigt halvlæder med guld- og blindtryk på rygge.. Første udgave med Vilhelm Pedersens illustrationer. BFN 843 + 847

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        DOCUMENTI ALLA STORIA UNIVERSALE

      Unione Tipografico-Editrice Torinese 1862 NONA EDIZIONE TORINESE RIVEDUTA DALL' AUTORE. CANTU', CESARE - TORINO, UNIONE TIPOGRAFICO-EDITRICE, 1862 - 1863 - 1865. 5 VOLUMI IN-8°, M. PELLE COEVA CON TITOLI E FREGI IN ORO SUL DORSO. TOMO PRIMO: CRONOLOGIA, GEOGRAFIA POLITICA, ARCHEOLOGIA E BELLE ARTI, 310, 399, 436 PP. PER COMPLESSIVE 1145 PP. CON ILLUSTRAZIONI N.T. TOMO SECONDO PARTE PRIMA, GUERRA, LEGISLAZIONE E DIPLOMAZIA, 322, 543 PP. PER COMPLESSIVE 865 PP. TOMO SECONDO PARTE SECONDA, SULLE RELIGIONI, 481 PP. TOMO TERZO PARTE PRIMA, LETTERATURA DISCORSI ED ESEMPI IN APPOGGIO ALLA STORIA UNIVERSALE, 636 PP. TOMO TERZO PARTE SECONDA, BIOGRAFIE PER CORREDO, 716 PP. INDICI DELLA STORIA UNIVERSALE, 280 PP. RIFIORITURE SPARSE DOVUTE ALLA QUALITÀ DELLA CARTA PERALTRO IN OTTIMO STATO DI CONSERVAZIONE.

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        EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION: General Orders No. 1, War Department, Adjutant General&#39;s Office, Washington, January 2, 1863 [bound with] General Orders no. 139, US War Department, September 22, 1862 (preliminary proclamation issued as a warning) [bound with] a 56-page printed index of subjects for 1862; 216 General Orders for 1862; 26pp handwritten index of subjects for 1863; 201 General Orders for 1863; Circular from the Paymaster General&#39;s Office, July 16, 1863.

      Washington DC: US War Department, 1862-1863. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. The 216 General Orders for 1862 (January-December) are 1863 printings. The 201 General Orders and the Circular for 1863 (January 1-June 30) are first printings. The 26-page handwritten index of subjects seems to be unique to this volume. Bound in period half-morocco and marbled boards, ribbed spine, gilt lettering, with the name of Major N.S. Brinton at base of spine. [All we know of Major Brinton is that he was a US Army Paymaster. The New York Times for July 6, 1864 reports: "An act for the relief of Maj. N.S. Brinton, a Paymaster in the United States Army" without further comment.] 7.25" x 5" x 2.5" thick. General Orders No.1, January 2, 1863, is the first widely circulated version of the Emancipation Proclamation [see Eberstadt, Lincoln&#39;s Emancipation Proclamation, 12]. In addition to the first printing of General Orders No. 1 for 1863 and the second printing of General Orders No. 139 for 1862, the other 415 General Orders in this thick volume deal with enlistments, promotions, casualties, pay, supplies, military departments, courts martial, medical care, &c.

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        Emancipation Proclamation: New York Tribune? Tuesday, September 23, 1862. Vol. XVIII

      Newspaper, folio, unbound, 8pp. Dampstained, browned at edges with some foxing, early owner?s ink stamp on top margin, some small tears and chips along edges, and a little creasing. Still in decent shape overall. This is one of the earliest printings of the Emancipation Proclamation, which was issued on September 22, 1862. The Emancipation Proclamation declared freedom for all slaves in any Confederate state that didn?t return to the Union by January 1, 1863. Although this executive order did not actually free a large number of slaves, it set the stage for the freedom of all slaves. Coverage of the Emancipation in this newspaper begins in the middle of the first page. This newspaper article represents important coverage of a very significant event in American History. archivesgov/exhibts/emancipation.

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        HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF WEST TENN. [caption title]

      Fort Donelson, Tn. Feb. 22, 1862.. Broadside, 9 3/4 x 7 inches. Chipped and torn in top margin, not affecting text. Significant tissue repairs and reinforcements on verso. Minor soiling. Good. A rare and perhaps unique broadside, marking the culmination of Gen. Ulysses Grant&#39;s successful campaign to reestablish Federal authority in Western Tennessee. Grant&#39;s victorious campaign was the turning point of Federal fortunes in the western theatre, and a bright spot in otherwise bad war news that made the commander nationally known. This broadside establishes martial law in western Tennessee, known for its Confederate sympathies, and prohibits the sale of liquor "in any quantity". Grant&#39;s Tennessee River campaign began on February 3, 1862. After a rapid and successful campaign combining gunboats and Army forces, the crucial Confederate post Fort Donelson surrendered to Grant on Feb. 16 after he famously demanded immediate unconditional surrender. A week later this broadside was printed, crudely executed on an army field press, over the signature of Grant&#39;s most trusted aide, Gen. John A. Rawlins. By the time it was issued, Federal troops threatened Nashville, which was occupied three days later. The broadside reads: "General Orders, No. 7. Extract. Tennessee by her rebellion having ignored all laws of the United States, no Courts will be allowed to act under State authority, but all cases coming within the reach of the military arm, will be adjudicated by the authorities the Government has established within the State. Martial Law is therefore declared to extend over West Tennessee. Whenever sufficient number of citizens return to their allegiance to maintain law and order over the Territory, the military restriction here judicated will be removed." This survival of the first significant Union victory in the War is apparently unrecorded. Not located in Allen, Webb, Sabin, Nevins, or OCLC. Of great significance and importance.

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        Viti : An Account of a Government Mission to the Vitian or Fijian Islands in the Years 1860-61

      London: MacMillan and Co. 1862, 1st edition. () XV, 447 pp. Very good. Full calf leather with ribbed spine and gilt title on spine. 8vo with marbled end papers. Tinted illustrations intext. Fold out map front of text. Owners ex libris book plate front end paper. A detailed cruise throughout the Fijian Islands at a time when sovereignty of the Islands were being offered to the Queen of Great Britain..

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        ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE BIRDS OF CALIFORNIA, TEXAS, OREGON, BRITISH AND RUSSIAN AMERICA. INTENDED TO CONTAIN DESCRIPTIONS AND FIGURES OF ALL NORTH AMERICAN BIRDS NOT GIVEN BY FORMER AMERICAN AUTHORS, AND A GENERAL SYNOPSIS OF NORTH AMERICAN ORNITHOLOGY

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1862.. viii,298,[2]pp. plus fifty handcolored lithographs, printed by J.T. Bowen of Philadelphia (eighteen after George G. White, thirty-two drawn on stone by William E. Hitchcock). Original tan publisher&#39;s cloth; rebacked with original spine laid down. Corners rubbed. Modern bookplates on front pastedown. Minor scattered foxing. Very good. Cassin&#39;s additions to Audubon: an important American color plate and ornithological work. Cassin intended his work to supplement that of Audubon. He had originally suggested to Audubon&#39;s sons a plan for extending the octavo edition of Audubon&#39;s THE BIRDS OF AMERICA, but difficulty concerning credit on the titlepage sank the scheme, and Cassin proceeded with his own publication. Cassin used the same lithographer as the Audubons, J.T. Bowen of Philadelphia, to produce the beautiful plates of American birds, consisting entirely of western species that Audubon had never observed. Cassin was a trained scientist as well as careful artist and observer, and his work took American ornithology to a new level of technical competence, becoming the first American bird book to use trinomial nomenclature. The present copy is the second edition, after the first of 1853-56, with the same content. ANKER 92. ZIMMER, p.124. LADA-MOCARSKI 144. COWAN, p.110. NISSEN BIRDS 173. FINE BIRD BOOKS 64. BENNETT, p.21.

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        Rhopalocera Africae Australis: A Catalogue of South African Butterflies

      - Comprising descriptions of all the known species, with notices of their larvae, pupae, localities, habits, seasons of appearance, and geographical distribution. [London: Trübner (1862)]. Limited to 165 numbered copies, this being NO. 18. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Porträtphoto (carte de visite): Abraham Lincoln, 16. Präsident der USA (1809-1865).

      - Albuminabzug. ca. 1862. 9,5 x 5,5 cm, montiert auf dem Original-Karton des Photographen. Am unteren Rand handschriftlich bezeichnet, verso Studioadresse: Cleveland, 171 Superior St. - Zustand sehr gut. albumen print

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        BORDER LINES OF KNOWLEDGE IN SOME PROVINCES OF MEDICAL SCIENCE

      1862. Good. HOLMES, Oliver Wendell. BORDER LINES OF KNOWLEDGE IN SOME PROVINCES OF MEDICAL SCIENCE. AN INTRODUCTORY LECTURE, DELIVERED BEFORE THE MEDICAL CLASS OF HARVARD UNIVERSITY, NOVEMBER 6TH, 1861. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1862. Presentation copy inscribed to former owner "from the Author" in pencil on first blank recto. 80 pp. 8vo., brown pebbled cloth stamped in gilt and blind. Cloth sunned and stained, light to moderate foxing in the text. A slip of paper with a contemporary-looking list of ink names is laid in. Binding tight. Very good.

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        A History of Fishes of the British Isles. 4 volume set

      London: Groombridge & Sons. G : in Good condition with marbled edges and eps. Cover rubbed and lightly bumped with some joint wear. Spine faded. Rear board of volume IV cracked at outer joint but holding. Foxing to eps and occasional scattered foxing elsewhere. Bookplate on paste-down. Plates bright and overall G+. 1862. First Edition. Leather cover. 260mm x 160mm (10" x 6"). 245pp; 265pp; 208pp; 437pp. 252 colour plates. Published between 1862 and 1865. .

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        The Leadbeater Papers. The Annals of Ballitore; Letters from Edmund Burke Heretofore unpublished; and the Correspondence of Mrs. R. Trench and Rev George Crabbe with Mary Leadbeater

      Bell & Daldy, London 1862 - 2 vols: (1) Pp. x, 416, appendix; (2) x, 403. Original cloth. Corners & spine ends bumped & rubbed. Spines faded. Other wear to covers. Else good. Extremely rare.Ernest Shackleton is a descendant of Mary Leadbeater. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Roman Empire

      - The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. With notes by Dean Milman and M. Guizot. Edited, with additional notes, by William Smith, LL.D. In eight volumes. John Murray, London, 1862. Contemporary full polished tan calf with front covers bearing the crest and &#145;HFM&#146; monogram of Henry Francis Makins, spines in lavishly gilded compartments between raised bands enhanced with twisted gilt rule the second and third with contrasting crimson and dark green morocco title and volume number labels; crimson edges; 8vo. With stipple engraved portrait frontispiece and fourteen maps of which twelve are folding.Provenance: With bookplates of Henry Francis Makins.A very handsome set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      London, Hamilton, Adams, & Co., 1862.. FIRST EDITION 1862, 8vo, approximately 170 x 105 mm, 6½ x 4 inches, pages: (2), xiv, 365 including index, complete with half-title, folding chart at rear: "Consumption of Wine 1791-June 30, 1861", bound in the original publisher&#39;s green morocco grained blind stamped cloth, spine lettered gilt, small gilt bunch of grapes motif beneath author&#39;s name, gilt pattern at top and bottom of spine, pale yellow endpapers. Spine darkened, very slight wear to head and tail of spine, top edges dusty, front inner paper hinge partly split and neatly reglued, neat pencil name on front pastedown. A very good clean tight copy. The book covers early English vineyards, a wide variety of European wines, Champagne and wines of Australia, wine as remedy, adulteration, wine drinking. Gabler, Wine into Words, page 280 G39250. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        HISTORY OF CHICAGO; ITS COMMERCIAL AND MANUFACTURING INTERESTS AND INDUSTRY

      Chicago: Church, Goodman & Cushing, 1862. First Edition. Hardcover. A Good copy of a scarce book. Engravings. Quarto bound in the publisher&#39;s brown cloth; 200 pages. Howes 468; New Howes 465 "b". A scarce Ante-Fire Imprint with chapters on numerous industries including bookbinding, dentistry, billiard table manufacturing, comedy, coffee, furs, beer, railroads, whips, and many others. With eight full-page plates and a number of text engravings. The two tinted lithographs are lacking from this copy. The double-page frontispiece compares a drawing of Chicago in 1820 to a bird&#39;s-eye view of the city in 1862. Included in the pagination are four advertisements for railroads at the end. The paper is brittle with some leaves partly detached and a few completely detached, which seems often to be the case with this title. The edges of the original binding are lightly worn with the spine tips chipped. A two-inch split occurs at the top of the front cover where it meets the spine resulting in some looseness to the cover.

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        Basil

      London: Sampson, Low and Son. 1862, 1862. First one volume edition. 8vo. Attractively bound by Stikeman in half tan morocco over marbled boards. Minor edgewear and very slight sunning to spine. Titled and ruled in gilt. Marbled endpapers. Internally clean and bright. A clean and handsome copy in an attractive contemporary binding. A splendid copy of Collins&#39;second novel and his first depicted in a contemporary setting. Often credited with being the beginning of the &#39;Sensational&#39; novel Basil is a barrage of jealousy, regret, death, vengeance and violence; a formula which proved to be something of a winner. Now chiefly remebered for The Moonstone and Woman in White, Collins was a hugely successful novelist in the Victorian period and as much of a household name as Dickens. Plagued by rheumatic pain for most of his life and heavily dependant upon laudanum he is one of the few people to have been frequently accompanied by a (rather judgemental) hallucination of himself.

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        DES HOCHERLEUCHTETEN LEHRERS, [HERRN JOHANN ARNDTS] WEILANDGENERAL- SUPERINTENDENTEN DES FURSTENTHUMS LUNEBURG: SECHS BÜCHER VOM [WAHREN CHRISTENTHUM]: WELCHE HANDELN VON HEILSAMER BUSSE, HERZLICHER REUE UND LEID ÜBER DIE SÜNDE UND WAHREN LAUBEN, AUCH

      Philadelphia: J Kohler. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1862. Hardcover. FINE Binding; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; engraved plates; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 846, 75, 221, 25 pages; In elegant blindstamped leather with fully functioning brass clasps. S large number of full page engraved plates. Text paper is exceptionally white and printing dark. Text block edges marbled. Provenance Jonathan D Trexler (name on front cover in gilt). 4 title pages (graphics available, including clasps). A rather exceptional example of Pennsylvania German book making. .

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        Ueber die Operation der Blasen-Scheidenfisteln durch die blutige Naht mit Bemerkungen über die Heilung der Fisteln, Spalten und Defecte, welche an anderen Körpertheilen vorkommen.

      13 lithographierte Tafeln, 25 Textholzschnitte, XII, 133 S. Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und Rückenvergoldung (leicht berieben). Erste Ausgabe der bahnbrechenden Arbeit über eine neue Operationsmethode der Blasenscheidenfisteln, eine der größten Seltenheiten der neueren Gynäkologie. - Hirsch/H. V, 279-281 (ausführlich über Leben und Werk); Garrison/Morton 6041: "Simon is perhaps best remembered as being the first in Europe to exercise the kidney; he also wrote a fine monograph on vesico-vaginal fistula." - Gustav Simon (1824-76) promovierte 1848 in Gießen und wirkte bis 1861 als Militärarzt in Hessen. "Entscheidend für die spätere Richtung seiner chir. Thätigkeit war ein Aufenthalt in Paris 1851 bis 52, wo er durch den Besuch von Jobert's Klinik die erste Anregung zur Operation von Blasenscheidenfisteln erhielt, indem er hier wirkliche, bisher unerreichte Erfolge vor Augen sah" (Pagel 1595). In seiner Darmstädter Klinik verbesserte Simon des Jobertsche Verfahren, namentlich bei der Vervollkommnung der Naht. "Von da an mehrten sich seine glücklichen Operationen; sein Ruf als Fisteloperateur breitete sich immer mehr aus und gab ihm zu mehrfachen weiteren Publikationen über solche Operationen Anlaß" (Pagel 1596). Der Vorrede zufolge scheiterte selbst Dieffenbach, der bedeutendste deutsche Chirurg des 19. Jahrhunderts vor Simon, bei der fraglichen Operation. - Die Arbeit selbst enthält zu Beginn 12 Krankheitsfälle mit "epikritischen" Bemerkungen, gefolgt von der Beschreibung des von Simon neu entwickelten Operationsverfahrens "nebst kritischer Beleuchtung der Französischen (Jobert'schen) und Amerikanischen (Simsschen) Methode." Die lithographierten Figurentafeln mit Darstellung von Steiss-Rückenlage, Operation der eigentlichen Blasen-Scheidenfistel, Operation zur queren Obliteration der Scheide etc. - Sehr gut erhalten und sauber.

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

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1862. Complete in two volumes. Tall 8vo&#39;s: viii, 320; viii,320pp, with 40 full-page wood-engraved illustrations, but without the publisher&#39;s catalog found in certain copies, which "cannot, however, be regarded as essential." (Sadleir) Contemporary three-quarter black polished calf over wave-grained purple cloth, spines in six elaborately gilt compartments between raised bands, red morocco lettering and numbering pieces, all edges marbled. A Fine set, bindings square and tight, barely worn; pages clean, fresh and free of foxing, plates in deep, rich impressions. Sadleir, Trollope, 13. Wolff 6789 (for later issues). NCBEL III, 882. Ray, England, 168. & First Edition, Second Issue. Trollope considered this lengthy book, a version of the crime or "sensation" novel in vogue during the 1860s, one of his most ambitious undertakings and possibly his finest work. It is also among the most bibliographically complex. Unusually, the two volumes were not published simultaneously but nearly ten months apart, and subsequent reissues of each volume did not proceed in step. In consequence, Sadleir proposes, "the numerous combinations of varying volumes which exist are due, not always to careless mixing of sets between 1862 and the present day, but often to circumstances of publication." Orley farm originally appeared in twenty shilling parts, published monthly from March 1861 to October 1862. First issue copies were bound from parts, and usually have stab holes visible. Our set is the second issue of four, identified by the two illustrations originally bound in tandem between pp. 86-87. In the second issue, the illustration captioned "And then they all marched . . . " has been moved to face p. 73 (though the List of Illustrations is not altered to correspond). But the printer&#39;s imprint on verso of title has not yet changed to Clowes H and the imprint on p. 320 (Clowes B) is not worn and broken, both third issue points. "Millais&#39;s main effort is to do justice to the characters of Trollope&#39;s wonderfully rich and varied novel and to the situations in which they find themselves, yet the comfort, even elegance, of Victorian existence on the right side of the social line is nowhere more attractively presented than in his forty drawing for this novel. Trollope thought that Millais&#39;s illustrations were the best he had seen &#39;in any novel in any language.&#39;" (Ray) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Platalea Leucorodia [Spoonbill]

      London: [Taylor and Francis for the Author, 1862 - 1873]. Lithograph, coloured by hand, by J. Gould & H.C. Richter, printed by Walter. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling. 14 1/8 x 21 inches. A beautiful image from John Gould&#39;s &#39;The Birds of Great Britain&#39;: &#39;A magnificent work with life-like portraits of birds of the British Isles&#39;. (Wood) This plate, from what Sacheverell Sitwell called &#39;The most popular of all his works&#39; (&#39;Fine Bird Books&#39;), shows a new liveliness of treatment that is not present in Gould&#39;s earlier works. This is thanks to suggestions made by Joseph Wolf, who drew 57 of the plates and accompanied Gould on an ornithological tour of Scandinavia in 1856. Gould&#39;s illustrations were all painstakingly coloured by hand, as he states in his preface: &#39;Many of the public are quite unaware how the colouring of these large plates is accomplished; and not a few believe that they are produced by some mechanical process or by chromo-lithography. This, however, is not the case: every sky with its varied tints and every feather of each bird were coloured by hand; and when it is considered... it will most likely cause some astonishment to those who give the subject a thought&#39;. Cf.Fine Bird Books (1990), p. 102; cf.Nissen IVB 372; cf.Sauer 23; cf.Wood p. 365; cf.Zimmer p. 261.

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        L' EMPIRE DU BRÉSIL .- Monographie Complète du l' Empire Sud - Américain

      Ferdinand Sartorious , Libraire - Éditeur, Paris 1862 - xv , 576 pages .- With a portrait of Dom Pedro II Empereur di Brésil .- Text in french .- Contemporary binding . A good copy . ( very light foxing on some pages, some traces of wear on binding )

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        ARMEE SUISSE. TYPES MILITAIRES. Collection de 15 feuilles représentant tout les corps de l'Armée Fédérale.

      F. Charnaux Editeur s.d. (1862). In folio (mm. 470 x 347), tela coeva con ricca decorazione a secco e tit. oro con stemma della Svizzera al piatto anteriore. Raccolta di 15 magnifiche tavole disegnate e litografate da Charles Perron, protette da velina. Le cromolitografie sono particolarmente vive perchè esaltate dalla tempera. Privo della pag. di frontesp. (come in molti esempl. che hanno il titolo sulla copertina). Ogni tavola, con la didascalia in francese e in tedesco, porta: Charnaux Editeur, Place Bel air, Genève (in basso a sinistra) - Ch. Perron del. et lith. (in basso al centro) - Imp. Lemercier, 57 r. de Seine, Paris (in basso a destra). Le tavole 5, 6 e 15 sono firmate Ch. Perron; le altre sono firmate G. Perron. Prima ed unica edizione, molto rara, di quest?opera dedicata alle magnifiche uniformi svizzere. Le tavole delle uniformi, suggestive, vivaci e decorative, mostrano le diverse truppe con tocchi paesaggistici: includono un Generale, un medico e un veterinario e un membro dei Dragoni. Cfr. Colas, 2318 - Benezit,X, p. 772 definisce l?artista svizzero Charles Eugène Perron (1837-1909) ?peintre, lithographe et dessinateur de cartes. Il était le fils de Georges Perron?. Bell?esemplare, molto ben conservato.

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        The Life and Correspondence of Admiral Sir Charles Napier From Personal Recollections, Letters, and Official Documents.

      London: Hurst and Blackett, 1862 - 2 volumes octavo. Original blue pebble-grained cloth, title gilt to the spines, blind panels to the boards, on the upper enclosing the Napier family crest, light brown surface-paper endpapers. A little rubbed, heads and tails of spines crumpled, some chipping, corners bumped, hinges started, light browning and a scatter of foxing, overall a very good set. Engraved portrait frontispiece to volume I, folding plan with some colour mounted as frontispiece to volume II. First edition. Uncommon, particularly so in the cloth. Napier was a "remarkable man in an age not starved of such men"; a veteran of the Revolutionary Wars, the War of 1812, the Miguelite War in Portugal, the confrontation with Mehmet Ali in Syria, and the Crimean War, he was also a radical politician, and naval reformer, "the most popular naval officer in the country" (ODNB). This, his "tombstone" biography, was compiled by his eldest stepson who had also served, "with the local rank of lieutenant-colonel and assistant adjutant-general", in Syria in 1840. Despite the filial origins of this biography, with their inevitable concomitant pieties, Major-General Napier "was a man of literary and artistic ability", and his stepfather's life not short on incident, or significance; "Misunderstood and maligned in an age that valued form above function, Napier, more than any other naval figure of the era, represented the spirit that made the Royal Navy the greatest fighting service in the world. He was professional, brave, intelligent, and above all thoroughly at home in any sea or river. He did not win any great sea battles but his understanding of naval power projection and amphibious, littoral warfare was unrivalled. He was invariably abreast or ahead of the latest technology, realized that men and not ships win wars, and cared enough for his country to ignore orders and break rules to advance its cause." NMM, II, 879; not in Sabin. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Paleografia castellana o sea coleccion de documentos auténticos para comprender con perfeccion todas las formas de letras manuscritas que se usaron en los siglos XII, XIII, XIV, XV y XVI, alfabetos mayúsculos y minúsculos, cifras, signos, abreviaturas, tabla numérica y un vocabulario del castellano antiguo, con la traduccion correspondiente en las páginas inmediatas, por

      Valladolid, Imp. de P. de la Llana, 1862. - 32x22,5 cm. Portada litográfica, III-188 pp. Encuadernado en holandesa piel de la época. Rúbrica autógrafa del autor para autentificar los ejemplares. Edición original de esta interesante obra de paleografía española. Muy buen estado. Ordenados cronológicamente del más moderno al más antiguo, contiene enfrentados el texto original litografiado y su transcripción. Al final diversos alfabetos, abreviaturas más comunes y fragmentos de escrituras no tan usuales. Bella obra.

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        MANUAL OF INSTRUCTION FOR THE VOLUNTEERS AND MILITIA OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES. (James P. Purcell)

      Richmond, VA: West & Johnson, 1862. Hard Cover. Very Good binding. 12mo. Nice copy of this Confederate Imprint, with ownership signature of James P. Purcell, probably the same who enlisted as a Private in the 2nd Virginia State Reserves. With 5 folding forms, and additional full page forms; and 82 plates, several of which are folding. Minor loss to spine. Very little foxing. Several leaves have quite discreet archival repair at the bottom corner. An attractive copy. (Parrish 4837). Very Good binding.

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        The Northern Circuit : or, Brief notes of Sweden, Finland, and Russia

      Cambridge: MacMillan & Co, 1862. 1st Edition. Physical desc. : vii, 123 p. Frontis (col. With tissue guard) 20 cm. Subject: Sweden - Description and travel. Finland - Description and travel. Russia - Description and travel. Notes: 24 p. Of ads. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth with gilt vignette and gilt border to front panel. Professionally recased with the original spine laid back; very impressively finished. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

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        Brigham&#39;s Geneva, Seneca Falls and Waterloo DIRECTORY and Business Advertiser for 1862 and 1863; Including the Towns of Phelps, Flint Creek, Seneca Castle and Stanley Corners, with Histories of the Towns from Their Earliest Settlement

      A. DeLancey Brigham, 1862. Original quarter black sheep leather with grey boards. Boards are soiled and rubbed as is the spine. Both boards have adverts on them. Binding is tight. Lacking front free endpage and flyleaf. Gutter has been reinforced with white cloth to the front board which extends to the edge of the first ad. [8pp] ads + viii + [1]-56 + [1]-136 + [1]-80 + [4] ads. TOTAL PAGES = 274. Both business and residential listings. Rare & Scarce first edition of first directory. No foxing, a few minor water stains on a few pages.. First Edition. Quarter Calf Leather. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardcover.

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        HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF WEST TENN. [caption title].

      Fort Donelson, Tn. Feb. 22, 1862. - Broadside, 9 3/4 x 7 inches. Chipped and torn in top margin, not affecting text. Significant tissue repairs and reinforcements on verso. Minor soiling. Good. A rare and perhaps unique broadside, marking the culmination of Gen. Ulysses Grant's successful campaign to reestablish Federal authority in Western Tennessee. Grant's victorious campaign was the turning point of Federal fortunes in the western theatre, and a bright spot in otherwise bad war news that made the commander nationally known. This broadside establishes martial law in western Tennessee, known for its Confederate sympathies, and prohibits the sale of liquor "in any quantity". Grant's Tennessee River campaign began on February 3, 1862. After a rapid and successful campaign combining gunboats and Army forces, the crucial Confederate post Fort Donelson surrendered to Grant on Feb. 16 after he famously demanded immediate unconditional surrender. A week later this broadside was printed, crudely executed on an army field press, over the signature of Grant's most trusted aide, Gen. John A. Rawlins. By the time it was issued, Federal troops threatened Nashville, which was occupied three days later. The broadside reads: "General Orders, No. 7. Extract. Tennessee by her rebellion having ignored all laws of the United States, no Courts will be allowed to act under State authority, but all cases coming within the reach of the military arm, will be adjudicated by the authorities the Government has established within the State. Martial Law is therefore declared to extend over West Tennessee. Whenever sufficient number of citizens return to their allegiance to maintain law and order over the Territory, the military restriction here judicated will be removed." This survival of the first significant Union victory in the War is apparently unrecorded. Not located in Allen, Webb, Sabin, Nevins, or OCLC. Of great significance and importance.

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        [A Set of Seven Dickens Etchings]

      London: British Art Company, [ca. 1924s].. Seven original engravings, in sepia on paper, plate size 135 x 98 mm, plus margins. In gilt edged sealed mats (31 X 25 CM), with BAC blindstamped logo in lower mat corner. One of an unknown number of sets of these seven original etchings of Dickensian scenes, each signed in the lower margin in pencil by the artist. Burn (1862-1945) is known for his paintings and etchings of maritime and architectural studies. He exhibited at the Royal Academy and Royal Society of British Artists. Each of the etchings is captioned on the mat with the building identified, and they include buildings identified with EDWIN DROOD, DAVID COPPERFIELD, PICKWICK PAPERS, THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP, as well as Dickens&#39;s birthplace, etc. OCLC locates one complete set of these etchings, which were originally accompanied by [4]pp. of prelims, at the HRC. However, there is a set at Yale and likely others scattered or broken at various repositories. GIMBEL H1019.

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        View of a rustic bridge and house

      J. Rau, New York 1862 - This rare view of Central Park shows a rustic bridge and nearby cottage with a pond in the foreground. Absent of people, the view allows the park's idyllic natural landscape to come to the fore. Lush grass and variety of trees fill the scene, which, while similar to the park's present appearance, has a particular manicured wildness that characterized Olmstead's original design. The view appeared in Rau's 1862 "Central Park Album." It is in good condition with no tears and minor overall discoloration. Large chip on the top margin not affecting the image. George Fasel was a German lithographer and painter who immigrated from Karlsruhe to New York in 1850. He was best known for his portraits, religious subjects, and historical scenes. Edward Valois was a lithographer active in New York in the mid-1850s. Their view of Central Park is a beautiful and scarce memento of the park's past. Color lithograph with modern hand coloring. Image measures 9 1/2" x 13 3/4". Sheet measures 12" x 18 3/4".

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        A WEEK ON THE CONCORD AND MERRIMACK RIVERS

      Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1862. First Edition. Hardcover. Contents clean, a couple of signatures slightly pulled. Spine tips frayed with about a 1/4" piece lacking at the head not affecting any lettering, gilt quite dull but readable; light wear to corners. A Good to Very Good copy. Original brown Z cloth, Binding D, no priority. BAL 20104 does not note this binding in brown cloth though Borst A1.1.a does. The famous Second Issue of Thoreau&#39;s first book and, other than WALDEN, the only of his books published in his lifetime. There were 1000 sets of sheets printed at the author&#39;s expense in 1849. The book did not sell well, and in 1853 the 706 remaining copies (256 bound copies and 450 in sheets) were shipped back to Thoreau, prompting the author to remark, "I have now a library of nearly nine hundred volumes, over seven hundred of which I wrote myself." Over the years Thoreau occasionally sold or gave away copies. Ticknor & Fields purchased the remaining 145 bound copies and 450 unbound copies from Thoreau in 1862, publishing the book with a cancel title page and leaving the final leaf advertising the upcoming publication of WALDEN intact. As has often been noted, whoever owns a copy of this issue owns a copy once in Thoreau&#39;s library. This issue is scarcer than the First Issue of 1849, and with its personal association with Thoreau, it is quite desirable. Owner name of Elizabeth dated 1865 on the front blank along with the ink name "E. B. Simpkins" on the dark brown front endpaper, possibly a relation to Emerson&#39;s publisher Samuel G. Simpkins.

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        Marryat&#39;s Works

      - London - Routledge, Warne and Routledge, 1862 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A selection of Captain Marryat&#39;s wonderful naval and adventure stories. Includes: The Phantom Ship, Mr. Midshipman Easy, Peter Simple, The Naval Officer: or Scenes and Adventures in the Life of Frank Mildmay, The King&#39;s Own, Newton Forster, Japhet in Seach of a Father, Percival Keene, The Dog Fiend, The Pacha of Many Tales and The Poacher. Frederick Marryat (17921848) was a distinguished naval officer and novelist. While at sea, Marryat wrote and in 1829 published The Naval Officer, or, Scenes and Adventures in the Life of Frank Mildmay. The vivid and lifelike narrative of naval adventure, much of which he had experienced, took the public by storm: the book was a literary and financial success. He had already written The King&#39;s Own (published in 1830), and, having settled down to his new profession of literature, he rapidly produced Newton Forster (1832); Peter Simple and Jacob Faithful (both 1834); The Pacha of many Tales (1835); Mr. Midshipman Easy, Japhet in Search of a Father, The Pirate and the Three Cutters (all 1836); Snarleyyow, or, The Dog Fiend (1837); The Phantom Ship (1839); Poor Jack (1840); Joseph Rushbrook, or, The Poacher (1841); Percival Keene (1842); The Privateer&#39;s Man (1846); and Valerie (1849). When in need of ready cash he drew cartoons, which were made into etchings by his friend George Cruikshank. When the readiness with which he had poured out novels of sea life at the rate of as many as three a year began to fail, he found a new source of profit in his popular books for children. He drew the material of his stories from his professional experience and knowledge: the terrible shipwreck, for instance, in The King&#39;s Own is a coloured version of the loss of the Droits de l&#39;homme, while Frank Mildmay was avowedly autobiographical. Marryat made his sailors live, and in this and his robust sense of fun and humour lay the secret of his success. DNBCondition: In quarter calfbindings with marbled boards. Externally, generally quite smart with occasional slight rubbing and bumping. The Phantom Ship has some loss to the boards. One spine label missing. Three hinges weak, nine strained and five slightly strained. Internally, generally firmly bound although tender towards the hinges,withthe occasionalleaf detached but present and several working loose. Nice and bright, and generally clean, with justthe oddspot or handling mark. Loss to page 285 of Peter Simple. Overall: GOOD..

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        The Mountain Spring. Near Cozzen&#39;s Dock, West Point

      New York:: Currier & Ives,. 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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