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        Open Air Grape Culture: A Practical Treatise on the Garden and Vineyard Culture of the Vine, and the Manufacture of Domestic Wine. in the Northern and Middle States . To Which is Added a . Carefully Prepared Description of the Thomery System .

      C. M. Saxton, New York 1862 - Xvi, 17-375 Pp + 8 Pp Catalog At End. Green Cloth, Gilt And Stamped In Blind. A Very Nice Example, Spine Gilt Bright And Complete, Points Of Fraying At Two Lower Tips And One On Each Side Of Spine, Only, No Fraying At Top Or Bottom Of Spine. Hinges Tight, Original Yellow Endpapers Clean And Bright, Old Pencil Signature "D. Chase" At Top Of Title Page, No Other Names Or Marks. From The Extensive Food And Wine Library Of Robert Balzer; Not Marked As Such, But With A 12 Line Loosely Inserted Typed Ditty From And About One Of His California Wine Classes At Ucla. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      Hutchings & Romer, London. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Signed by person(s) connected with book. THIS IS ONE OF THE SCORES FROM OUR BOOK NUMBER #6647000 - Undated [1862]. Signed [Initialled by Dolby]. Size: 13 inches tall by 9.5 inches. 9 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Music; Signed by person(s) connected with book. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 6647006.. THIS BOOK IS HEAVIER THAN THE AVERAGE UPON WHICH CHARGES ARE BASED AND SO WILL INCUR AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE FOR SHIPPING TO ADDRESSES OUTSIDE THE U.K..

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        LES MONUMENTS DE LA GEOGRAPHIE OU RECUEIL D'ANCIENNES CARTES EUROPEENS ET ORIENTALES.

      Paris: M. Duprat,. Good with no dust jacket. [1862]. Hardcover. Color Illustrations; Les monuments de la geographie; ou, Recueil danciennes cartes europe´ennes et orientales. Accompagnees de spheres terrestres et celestes, de mappemondes et tables cosmographiques, dastrolabes et autres instruments d'observation, depuis les temps les plus recules jusqua lepoque d Orlelius et de Gerard Mercator, publies en fac-simiile Le de la grandeur des originaux, Lg. Folio, 22 X 28" contemp. Morocco backed bds; rubbed, some edge wear, slightly dusty. With 82 sheets of maps mostly being double page 42" x 54". Occasional internal repairs. Ex-libris perforated stamp on title page. Casing largely separated at front hinge. Text block and casing sound. Consists of large, detailed mostly black and white facsimiles of ancient maps. "Monuments of geography or, Collection of ancient European and Oriental maps Accompanied by terrestrial and celestial spheres of world maps and tables cosmographic, astrolabes and other instruments of observation, from the earliest times to the time of Orlélius and Gerard Mercator, published in facsimile. ; 24 .

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        How to Mix Drinks Bar-Tender's Guide, or The Bon-Vivant's Companion, Bartender's Guide

      Dick & Fitzgerald 1862 - Considered the "Holy Grail" for collectors of bar ephemera (as it's the first drink manual published in the United States), this is the exceedingly rare, true 1st Edition, 1st State of "HOW TO MIX DRINKS - or, The Bon-Vivant's Companion" (Bar-Tender's Guide) by Jerry Thomas. The front cover is stamped with the price of $1.50, indicating the true 1st State (later states are priced as either $2.00 or $2.50). 1862; Dick & Fitzgerald Publishers. The book is illustrated with "descriptive engravings and "over 600 valuable recipes." Jerry Thomas was an American bartender who owned and operated saloons in New York City. Because of his pioneering work in popularizing cocktails across the United States as well, he is considered "the father of American mixology." In addition to writing this seminal work on cocktails, Thomas displayed creativity and showmanship while preparing drinks and established the image of the bartender as a creative professional. As such, he was often nicknamed "Professor" Jerry Thomas. In 1862, Thomas finishes "How to Mix Drinks - or, The Bon-Vivant's Companion" Bar-Tender's Guide, the first drink book ever published in the United States. The book collected and codified what was then an oral tradition of recipes from the early days of cocktails, including some of his own creations; the guide laid down the principles for formulating mixed drinks of all categories. He would update it several times in his lifetime to include new drinks that he discovered or created. This first edition of the guide includes the first written recipes of such cocktails as the Brandy Daisy, Fizz, Flip, Sour and variations of the earliest form of mixed drink, Punch. Bauman Rare Books is currently offering a third state ($2.50 price on front cover) for $9,000. Condition: Clean covers and spine with no stains; bright gilt lettering on front cover, slightly dulled on spine; worn top edge of spine, fraying to bottom edge; worn corners (the tips of the boards are exposed). Tight binding. No cracks. No loose pages. The lower-outer corner tip of the rear end paper is torn. The text pages are in very good condition - mostly clean and white with only an occasional ink smudge and light stain; no foxing found; no writing found (with the exception of "15. Williams. July 17 '62" written lightly in pencil at the top edge of the rear pastedown.no other writing found). A truly great condition copy of this scarce book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Document Signed, Petersburg January 16, 1865, to General Braxton Bragg, Wilmington, North Carolina

      Manuscript dispatch from the field inscribed in ink on a sheet measuring 3 x 8 inches, formerly folded, in very good clean condition. Housed in a recent ¼ morocco and cloth clamshell box. The dispatch reads: Petersburg 16 Jan '65 Genl B. Bragg - Wilmington N.C. Dispatch of 1 AM recd Can you protect approaches to Wilmington & Confine enemy to the Coast? RE Lee" An important dispatch: the answer to the question posed by Lee in the document sealed the fate of the Army of Northern Virginia and of the Confederacy. Wilmington, North Carolina, situated on the Cape Fear River, twenty-eight miles from the river's mouth was the most important port of the Confederacy and a major supply and distribution center further enhanced by three railway lines connecting the port to the interior. In the fall of 1862, the head of the Confederate Ordnance Bureau, Josiah Gorgas, chose Wilmington as the port of entry for his bureau's line of blockade runners. The steamers, operating out of St. George, Bermuda, some 674 miles away, brought immense amounts of military supplies to Wilmington and carried away government cotton. In charge of the Ordnance Bureau's operations at Wilmington was James M. Sexias. The Ordnance Bureau's runners were soon joined by private runners who also saw the advantages of using Wilmington, and in July 1863, after the Federal attack on Charleston effectively closed down blockade running there, Wilmington became the South's primary port and the most important element in the Confederate supply system. Because of its vital importance to the Confederacy Wilmington was guarded by a number of fortifications. For the bulk of the war Wilmington's commander was Brig. Gen. W. H. C. Whiting, who worked to make Wilmington one of the best defended cities in the Confederacy. An outer ring guarded New and Old Inlets while other forts lined the Cape Fear River, and the city was encircled by a line of trenches. Its major fortifications were Fort Caswell at Old Inlet and Fort Fisher at New Inlet. Since most blockade runners preferred New Inlet, Fort Fisher, under the command of Col. William Lamb, became the most important and largest fort in Wilmington's defenses. During 1864, the blockade-running trade at Wilmington greatly increased as the South's demand for overseas goods grew. Though luxury items continued to arrive, the Confederacy placed tighter restrictions on the blockade runners, which resulted in the importation of vast amounts of military goods. Besides munitions Wilmington was also the receiving point for the Army of Northern Virginia's meat rations. General Robert E. Lee, knowing the reliance of his army on the supplies coming into Wilmington, reported that should the port fall, he would be unable to maintain his troops. Throughout the war the North attempted to keep Wilmington under a tight blockade, but the port's widely spaced entrances forced the Union navy to split its warships into two squadrons that could not support each other. This division of strength coupled with the power of the Confederate forts stymied any effective blockade. Though active operations against Wilmington had been considered as early as the summer of 1862, the North was unable to put together a combined army and navy expedition against Fort Fisher until December 1864. Two assaults were made against the fort, and it, along with Whiting and Lamb, was captured on January 15, 1865. The fall of Fort Fisher ended Wilmington's role as a blockade-running port and effectively cut the Confederacy's lifeline to Europe. Though the Confederates, under General Braxton Bragg, continued to resist Northern advances against Wilmington for another month, the city's fate as well as that of the Confederacy was sealed, and on February 22, 1865, while a rear guard destroyed government property and records, Bragg evacuated Wilmington. American National Biography, volume 3, pp., 396-397 and volume 13, pp., 392-397

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        Civil War Correspondence sent by a member of the 165th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers during its defense of the Chesapeake Bay while stationed in Suffolk, Virginia

      Suffolk, Virginia, 8211. Unbound. Very good. This collection contains six letters (13 Dec 62, 31 Jan 63, 14 Feb 63, 17 Apr 63, 18 Apr 63, 2 May 63) by Private Samuel D. Reck, a member of the 165th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, to his wife, Hannah, in Harney, Pennsylvania, and the postal envelope that was used to mail two of them. The letters vary in size and have a total of 22 handwritten pages. One of the letters is written on a patriotic lettersheet commemorating the Battle of Antietam. The 3-cent pink-on-buff postal envelope (Scott #U35) is cancelled with a blue circular handstamp that reads "NORFOLK/ APR 19 / Va". The letters and envelope are in nice shape; the envelope is a little rough along the right edge were it was opened. Shortly after the 165th was organized in November 1862 at a camp near Gettysburg, it was ordered to the front and deployed to Suffolk, Virginia via Newport News. At Suffolk, it set up defensive lines protect the southwester approach to Portsmouth, Norfolk, and the Chesapeake Bay along with, eventually, four other regiments that were formed into the First Division of the Union Army's Seventh Corps. The sector was initially quiet until 29 Jan 63 when the Confederate forces crossed the Blackwater River into southeast Virginia. The Union forces quickly reacted and the Union command dispatched a regimental task force (which included Reck's company) to drive the drive the Confederates south. The forces met at a place known as Deserted House, and the southerners were routed with alternating attacks by Union Cavalry and Infantry. Later in April, a Southern force led by General Longstreet and numbering at least 40,000 men approached once more, this time laying siege to Suffolk. The Confederates launched a number of probing sorties against the defenses that precipitated Union sallies-the most significant of which was made by the 165th-in response. Foraging became the order of the day for the southerners as the siege ground on for the next month before Longstreet realized the futility of his effort and retreated toward Petersburg. Reck, a very religious man, chronicled the defense of Suffolk in letters sent home to his wife, and it is interesting how they dovetail with official accounts of the defense: 13 Dec - "as it has been the will of the lord to land me on the banks of the James river we had the pleasure of holding a prair meeting on the Steam boat as we Sailed down the water . . . we now are encamped on his way to Ritchmond we are now about Seventy five miles fom Ritchmond there are about thirty thousand men encamp around us and mor comming ever day it is Just thick with tents and alive with people" 31 Jan - "we had another tramp after the rebbles and we caut them this time on thursday night at ten oclock . . . our company and company A was take out with too other regiments we was marched out about Sevene or eight miles till our cavalry cout the rebble pickets and drove them in and so we marched on till we got to the next and the cavalry drove them in we then marched on till we got to the next and the cavalry captured some off them and drove the rest of them in to buck horn station but then i tell you that we soon herd the elephant growl he mad a terrible noise for about too hours the balls and shells flew over our heads and the pieces flew in every direction . . . we then got reinforcement and . . . and after some heavy firing drove the rebbles back over the black water again . . . I came pretty near being hit with a cannon ball it fell about too feat from me but it hurt no one, god did Sertainly watch over us and he garded the balls and shells from us, . . . O that the lord will continue to watch over us and be with us whare ever we are taken if we have to face the enemy and to stand the bullets and shells." 14 Feb - "I don't think they will try to come here but they may come across black water again i will tell you the reasen that they come over here there is some rebble farmers out toward black water and they have got some pork laid up for the rebbles and they come acrost to gather that up, but our armey put a stop to one mans port and corn Some of the officers went there to by his corn and he would not sell them aney he gave them an insulting anser and he at last told them that it was for the rebbles and when he said that our cavalry boys pitched in to the corn and they carried it of on there horses and they went in the seller and found a lot of pork and they carried it all off . . . if he had not insulted them they would have paid him for it but so he got nothing for it" 17 Apr - "we are getting reinforcements daley and to day they are coming as fast as they can bring them up we have been reinforced with five thousand and they are coming all most hourly i herd this morning that till Satterday night there would be twenty five thousand more and if that number comes till then i think as near as i can tell there will be sixty thousand men here. I think we can hold this place in Spite of the rebels let them come with all the force they can spare. But i cant get it in my head that the rebbles is going to make a dash on us for they Stay away sose we can't reach them from the forts i think they want our men to come out to meat them but i don't now wether our men will go out or not but if they do they will go with a strong force" 2 May - "when the rebs saw our men coming they run reinforcement down and our men fell back and our forts opened on them mowing them down like grass the firing lasted about half an hour . . . our fires was to hot for them to stand" This grouping is an important firsthand look from the Union trenches of a lesser-known Civil War campaign that thwarted Longstreet's attempt to capture Portsmouth and Norfolk and kept the Chesapeake Bay in the hands of the Union.

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        Narrative of a Voyage from Melbourne to the Gulf of Carpentaria

      Printed at the Herald Office, Melbourne 1862 - Duodecimo, 16 pages. Later quarter leather and papered boards (bound without the wrappers); title page a little foxed, with two early ink-stamps lightly (and almost entirely) erased from it; a very good copy of a great rarity. 'The "Firefly", chartered by the Government of Victoria to convey stores, &c., for the exploration party sent in search of the ill-fated explorers, Burke and Wills, left Melbourne on July 29th, 1861, under orders to proceed to Brisbane, to take those who undertook to search for the missing men, and their horses. The explorers, horses and stores were to be landed at such point on the Albert River as Captain Norman of the colonial steamer "Victoria", might deem desirable. The "Firefly" encountered heavy weather and was eventually totally wrecked on Sir Charles Hardy's Island. This narrative is the captain's justification of his conduct' (Ferguson 11202). Please use the 'Ask Bookseller a Question' link below to confirm availability and postage charges. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        5 eigenh. Briefe m. Unterschrift.

      Paris, 1849-1862. - Zum Leben Natalie Narischkins vgl. die Schrift von Pauline Craven „Soeur Natalie Narischkin, Fille de La Charite de Saint-Vincent-de-Paul" (1876), welche im Jahr darauf auch ins Englische („Natalie Narischkin. Sister of Charity of St. Vincent of Paul" und ins Deutsche („Natalie Narischkin, barmherzige Schwester aus dem Orden des heiligen Vincenz von Paul") übersetzt wurde. - Der Empfänger der auf Französisch abgefassten Briefe ist Jacques (Jacob) Mislin (1807-1878). Der aus ärmlichen Verhältnissen stammende Mislin konnte dank seines Onkels an der berühmten Lehranstalt von Porrentruy im Schweizer Kanton Bern studieren, wo er nicht viel später auch selbst unterrichten sollte. Der 1830 zum Priester geweihte kath. Theologe wurde 1836 auf Vermittlung des Grafen von Bombelle an den Wiener Hof berufen, wo er einer der Lehrer der Söhne von Erzherzog Franz Karl und Erzherzogin Sophie wurde und damit sowohl den zukünftigen Kaiser Franz Joseph wie auch Erzherzog Ferdinand Maximilian (später Kaiser Max von Mexiko) unterrichtete (u.a. auch in Erdkunde). Vor der Revolution von 1848 unternahm Mislin eine Pilgerreise von Wien über Budapest und Konstantinopel nach Jersusalem. Der danach erschienene Reisebericht wurde in mehrere Sprachen übersetzt und mehrfach nachgedruckt. In den folgenden Jahren leitete er die Bibliothek am Hof der Herzogin von Parma, Erzherzogin Marie Louise, wurde zum Abt von St. Maria von Deg (Ungarn), geheimer Kämmerer u. Hausprälat Papst Pius' XI., Apostolischer Pronotar, Kanoniker der Kathedrale von Großwardein, Träger zahlr. Orden (u.a. von Spanien, Parma u. des Ritterordens vom Heiligen Grab zu Jerusalem) sowie Mitglied zahlr. Akademien. Der Verfasser zahlr. Publikationen und Vertraute des belgischen Königs und des Grafen von Chambord blieb nach der Rückkehr von seiner Pilgerreise in Wien, wo er weiterhin in persönlichem Kontakt mit dem Kaiserhaus stand. - In einem numerierten, von Mislin eigenh. beschrifteten Papierumschlag. - Beiliegend ein eigenh. Brief (3 S., 8°) von Catherine Narischkin. - Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 500 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        BORGO DI VALSUGANA NEL CIRCONDARIO DI TRENTO DOPO L'INCENDIO DEL 1862- TRATTO DA UNA FOTOGRAFIA DI P. SINIGAGLIA

      MONAUNI 1862 - STAMPA DI BORGO VALSUGANA, RAFFIGURATA DOPO L'INCENDIO, SPEDITA DAL COMUNE AGLI ALTRI COMUNI DEL LOMBARDO VENETO PER RACCOGLIERE FONDI PER LA RICOSTRUZIONE DEL PAESE. AL RETRO, INDIRIZZO, NOTE MANOSCRITTE E TIMBRI POSTALI NORMALI SEGNI DEL TEMPO, OTTIMO ESEMPLARE MIS. 326X477 LITOGRAFIA STAMPATA IN SEPPIA

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        Les Misérables. Authorized English translation (copyright). FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. 3 vols.

      Hurst & Blackett. 1862 Half titles, 8pp ads vol. III. Orig. purple pebble-grained cloth, borders blocked in blind, spines blocked & lettered in gilt; v. sl. rubbing to spines. Booklabel of Christopher C. Geest in each vol. A v.g. bright set in custom-made green cloth foldover box.Les Misérables, 1862; begun in 1845, but interrupted by the Revolution of 1848. The FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, translated by F.C.L. Wraxhall, published simultaneously with the first French edition. According to Davidson, editions appeared concurrently in Paris, Brussels, London, Leipzig, Milan, Madrid, Perth & Rotterdam. See Wolff 3339 & 3339a. This edition not in BL where the earliest edition is the sixth, in one volume, 1865. Only two copies listed on Copac: Cambridge and TCD. OCLC adds NLS and five copies in the States.

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        Natives Encamped

      [South Australia], 1862. Title from artist's caption. Ink wash on wove paper, 80 x 180 mm; initialled and dated lower right 'W.W. 62'; in fine condition, mounted in a recent glazed timber frame. William Wyatt, sketcher, watercolourist and lithographer, was born in the Colony of South Australia in 1838, the son of William Wyatt (Senior), surgeon, landowner and public servant (1804-1886) and his wife Julia, née Matthews. In spite of his short career - he died in 1872 at the age of 33 or 34 - a number of examples of his work have survived, most notably a group of pen and ink drawings contained in a sketchbook dated 1857, which is held in the National Library of Australia (PIC Drawer 8632 #R11313). Among the drawings in the sketchbook, which was included in the National Library of Australia's 2003 exhibition Travellers' Art, are five depictions of traditional Aboriginal lifestyle - for example, camping, dancing and spear throwing - similar to the drawing we offer here. A handful of other works by Wyatt, including watercolours and lithographs, are held in the National Library of Australia, State Library of South Australia and State Library of New South Wales. Wyatt's Natives Encamped depicts a group of three men and two women seated or reclining beside a camp fire outside their wurley, a shelter constructed from timber, grass and bark. The man approaching on the left has arrived from hunting, and carries over his shoulder what appears to be a small wallaby. None of the subjects wears any European apparel. The landscape - an alluvial plain with low hills in the distance - suggests a location somewhere near the Murray River. Coincidentally, in the same year that Wyatt drew this scene from life, the photographer George Burnell was the first to capture the vanishing traditional lifestyle of the Aborigines of the Murray River on film, in his stunning series Stereoscopic Views of the River Murray (Adelaide, 1862).

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        Instructions nautiques sur les côtes d'Islande rédigées d'après ses observations pendant cinq campagnes dans ces parages et les notes manuscrites de M. le contre-amiral danois P. de Löwenhorn par M. Barlatier de Mas ...

      

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        Sammelband mit 15 kleineren Schriften des deutschamerikanischen Staatswissenschaftlers. Mit zahlreichen Korrekturen u. Ergänzungen von der Hand Liebers sowie einem eh. Namenszug.

      Guerilla Parties. New York, Nostrand 1862. 22 S. - General Orders, No. 100. Washington, War Department 1863. 26 S. - A Song on our Country and her Flag, written in 1861 New York, Baker & Godwin [1861]. 1 Bl. - Unterweisung für deutsche Soldaten .. Washington, 1968. 15 (2)S. - Washington and Napoleon. A Fragment. New York 1864. 12 S. - No Party Now but All for Our Country. Rev. Edition. New York, Westcott 1863. 8 S. - Plantation for Slave Labor, the Death of the Yeomanry. New York, Loyal Publication Society 1865. 8 S. - Arguments of the Secessionists.. New York, Holman 1863. 7 S. - Lincoln oder McClellan? : Aufruf an die Deutschen in Amerika. New York, H. Ludwig (1864). 4 S. - Lincoln or McClellan? : appeal to the Germans in America. [New York, Loyal Publication Society] 1864. 8 S. - Lincoln of McClellan? : Oproep aan die Hollanders in Amerika. New York, Loyal Publication Society 1865. 4 S. - An Address on Secession. New York, Loyal Publication Society 1865. 12 S. - A Letter to Hon. E.D. Morgan .. New York, Loyal Publication Society 1865. 4 S. - Amendments of the Constitution .. New York, Loyal Publication Society 1865. 39 S. - Nationalism. A Fragment of Political Science. (New York, Press of Fisher & Field) [186-]. 6 S.- adleg.: Circular betreffend die Erwirkung und Erhebung von Pensionen, für geleistete Militärdienste, bei den Vereinigten Staaten zu Washington. (Washington 1868). 1 Bl. Francis Lieber (1798-1872), dt. Politikwissenschaftler, Publizist u. Historiker. L. Floh 1826 aus Deutschland zunächst nach London, 1827 nach Boston. Er wurde 1832 eingebürgert, arbeitete als Korrespondent sowie als Herausgeber der Encyclopaedia Americana, ging 1835 als Professor der Geschichte und Politischen Ökonomie ans South Carolina College. "Mit seinen Schriften wurde L. im eigentlichen Sinne zum Begründer der Politischen Wissenschaft in den USA, widmete sich aber auch Problemen des Strafrechts, der Gefängnisreform und anderen praktischen Aufgaben.. Ungeachtet eines gewissen persönlichen Opportunismus spielte dabei die Sklavereifrage, insoweit sie die nationale Einheit sprengte, eine zunehmende Rolle in L.s Denken, so daß er (auch wegen persönlicher Zurücksetzungen) seine Professur am S. C. College aufgab und 1857 nach New York ging. Hier erhielt er noch im gleichen Jahr den Lehrstuhl für Geschichte und Politikwissenschaft, von dem er 1865 in die Columbia Law School überwechselte doch war er als Lehrer wenig erfolgreich. Der Bürgerkrieg steigerte L.s Nationalismus bis zur Mißachtung der Bundesverfassung, so daß er selbst dubiose Maßnahmen der Regierung und des Kongresses guthieß. Um Übergriffe in Feindesland verhüten zu helfen, entwarf er 1863 auf Veranlassung des Generalstabschefs H. W. Halleck für die Unionstruppen die erste umfassende Dienstanweisung für die Landkriegführung (General Orders No. 100), die 1870 auch von Preußen übernommen wurde und dann als Grundlage des modernen Kriegsrechts diente. L. war ein Parteigänger des Präs. Lincoln und Befürworter einer harschen Reconstruction-Politik gegenüber den Südstaaten, vertrat aber in den Nachkriegsjahren wieder einen sozialkonservativen politischen Kurs .. hatte fraglos bedeutende Verdienste durch seine Verschmelzung europäischen politischen Gedankengutes mit der amerikan. Staatspraxis." NDB 14,478

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

      Cambridge 1862 - A very good copy in "Eton" binding of contemporary calf, spine richly gilt. First edition pp.xv, 447, colour frontispiece, 3 colour plates, 2 illustrations, folding map.

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        Papers relating to the Rebellion in China, and the Trade in the Yang-Tze-Kiang River. Presented to the House of Lords by Command of Her Majesty [with:] Further Papers relating to the Rebellion in China. [with:] Further Papers relating to the Rebellion in China.

      

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        The Last of the Mohicans; a narrative of 1757

      James G. Gregory, New York 1862 - Embossed brown cloth boards with bevelled edges and gilt vignette of Red Indian weapons on front. Corners slightly bumped and ends of spine a little worn. Gilt spine title. Original pale yellow endpapers with an attractive heraldic bookplate of 'Cornelius Walford' to FEP. 443pp incl. tissue-guarded b/w frontispiece and illustrated title page plus further ills throughout. Both are foxed but vast majority of inside pages are clean and tight with minimal foxing. (15 x 20cm) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Theo van Rysselberghe 1862-1926.

      535 Seiten mit zahlreichen Abbildungen. Gr.-4, Leinen. Original-Leinwand mit O-Schutzumschlag, Namensstempel an Innendeckel.- Enthält ab Seite 239 - Seite 534 den Catalogue Raisonne. Gutes Exemplar.

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        Autograph Letter Signed.

      This Union soldier with Company G of the 101st Regiment of Indiana Volunteers was mustered in August 1862 as a private and mustered out as a sergeant in July 1865; in later years he served as a Wells County, Indiana school superintendent and circuit court clerk. Good content ALS, 3pp (lettersheet), 8" X 10", Chicago, IL, 3 June 1863. Addressed to Lucas F. Smith (1844-1924). Very good. Single lengthy tear near letterhead gutter neatly, archivally closed, thus discreet and inoffensive. Writing from Camp Douglas, the controversial POW camp known as "The North's Andersonville" because of the harsh weather conditions and higher-than-average mortality rate (17%). "It is not necessary for me to Give you my political opinion from the fact I agree with you to a demonstration. What Gets me is to see these Processions headed with Negroes or Negroes connected with them at all. Why if I was Going to be buried I would rather a dog to piss on me than have a set at Negroes following me around. oh is it not ridiculous And I do firmly believe the Negroes will soon have a vote. they have voted already in Ohio of cours there is a great many deny it but those very d___n cusses who deny it are in favor of it. And there is boys in my Co. here who were home at the Presidential Election in Ohio And saw them vote. you thought it very hard for a white man to humble himself with a Negro. It is very true it is hard for a man, but there is a set of beings on things that the Negro is to Good for them. unless I alter my opin[ion] I will never help bury an Ab[olitionis]t unless it would be to keep the Hogs from eating them...." As for Camp Douglas, Ormsby notes: "you see from the heading of my letter that I am with the Provost Guard I do not have but very little to do I make the detail and that is about all... We live pretty well here...." By this time the semi-notorious POW camp had passed its heyday, had then been used as temporary housing for parolees awaiting exchange and sat largely empty, housing as few as fifty Confederate prisoners. Most interesting perhaps are Ormsby's comments about "the fair," which although unnamed might be the very first "Sanitary Fair" organized by Mary Livermore and Jane Hoge as a fund-raiser for the newly-created Unites States Sanitary Commission created by women of the North to support Union soldiers. Notes one source, "The Chicago Sanitary Fair opened on October 27, 1863. People paid seventy-five cents to come to see all the exhibits and have a meal. Prominent women in Chicago served as hostesses for the meals. Exhibits were on display in halls. One hall had Confederate flags and war relics. Another hall had an art gallery. Another hall had farm equipment. Other halls had things for sale that had been donated. Pianos, toys, clothes, and food were just a few of the things for sale. President Lincoln gave a handwritten copy of his Emancipation Proclamation. It sold for $3,000!" This fair was also known as the "Northwestern Sanitary Fair," and other contemporary sources cite the opening as the end of May. Ormsby writes in June that "the fair is Going on here now and we are haveing quite a lively time. There is any amount of Girls comes to see me every day. the Guards I have hired are Guarding the fair Building and at Night there is no person in but my Guards and I tell you the ice cream cake and Pie and so on has to suffer...." He chats a bit about friends in his old regiment and tells Smith to "Please write soon" and direct letters to him at "Co. B, 8th Regiment V.R.C. / Camp Douglas / Chicago / Ill." The original envelope is present and Ormsby addresses it to his friend Smith at "Co. G, 101st Ind Vol / 2nd Brig. 3rd Div 14th A.C." in Washington, DC. Legibly penned in brown ink on lightly lined stock, this superb letter bears interesting original content on race relations of the day, on Camp Douglas and on the first Sanitary Fair in the country. Smith was an Indiana printer with the "Bluffton Banner" newspaper, but after the war became a well-known attorney in Texas and a civil servant who rose up to the Texas supreme court, later moving to northern California to practice law.

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        Reisen im Süden von Ost-Sibirien in den Jahren 1855-1859 incl. im Auftrage der Kaiserlichen Geographischen Gesellschaft ausgeführt.

      St. Petersburg, Kaiserliche Akademie der Wissenschaften/ W. Besobrasoff, 1862-1863. 2 volumes. Large-4to (310 x 240mm). (I:) pp. (8), lv, 327, with 1 chromolithographed frontispiece, 13 chromolithographed plates and 4 (3 folded) chromolithographed maps; (II:) pp. (6), 392, with 15 chromolithographed plates. Contemporary half calf (bindings a bit worn). Wood 527: "On the mammalia (& birds) of South-Eastern Siberia by an authority on Russian fauna". Subtitle of volume I reads as follows: 'Die Säugethierfauna' and of volume II 'Die Festlands-Ornis des südöstlichen Sibiriens'. A complete copy of this extremely rare travel account. The much esteemed second volume contains besides a tabular list (containing 328 species) of birds occuring in the land area in question, observations on the migration at Tairei-nor, an outline of bird-life, etc., the extensive descriptions (i.e. pp. 79-389) of 270 species and varieties of Siberian birds. Both volumes are finely illustrated after the author's own drawings, of which Nissen (ZBI, Bd. II, p. 196) says: "Unter den mit eigenem Zeichentalent begabten Zoologen ist ausser den bereits genannten vornehmlich der Danziger Gustav Radde zu nennen, der nicht nur die Vogelwelt des Kaukasus erforscht und abgebildet hat, sondern auch zur Erhellung Südost-Sibiriens grundlegend beigetragen hat". The first volume with dedication by the author: 'Den lieben Verwandten in der Heimath in teuer Anhänglichkeit vom Verfasser, 19/25 Mai 1862'. Some moderate foxing.//Anker 411; Fine Bird Books 101; Nissen ZBI, 3267;.

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        Album ou Collection Complète et Historique des Costumes de la Cour de Rome, des Ordres Monastiques, Religieux et Militaires, et des Congrégations séculières des deux sexes, Contenant 80 figures dessinées et coloriées d'après nature par Pérugini et un accompagnées d'un texte tiré du P, Hélyot.

      1862 - Paris Ancienne Maison Sylvestre, Camerlinck, 1862, In-4 relié d'environs 150 pages + 1ff d'intro et 1 ff de table. 80 lithographies en couleurs en hors-texte, Reliure en demi-chagrin noir. Décolorations sur les plats et quelques manques, 1 des mors supérieur est fendu sur un petit cm, Quelques rousseurs et le papier de certaines planches est jauni. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gaëtana. Drame en cinq actes en prose. (LAS)

      Paris, Michel Lévy Frères 1862 - Représenté pour la première fois, à Paris, sur le Théâtre impérial de l'Odéon, le 3 janvier 1862. Avec une Préface inédite par Edmond About. ÉDITION ORIGINALE. Paris, Michel Lévy Frères - 1862 - 159 pages. Joint une Lettre Autographe Signée de l'auteur à "Mon cher ami.". Ex-libris de la bibliothèque de A. Grandsire. Très belle reliure demi maroquin rouge à coins, signée Bretault. Dos à nerfs orné et doré avec date en pied. Filet doré bordant les plats. Tête dorée sur témoin, non rogné. Couverture et dos conservés. Pas de rousseur. Très bon état. Format in-8°(24x16). Edmond François Valentin About (1828-1885) est un écrivain, journaliste et critique d'art français, membre de l'Académie française. Critique d'art acerbe, il est très disposé à railler les peintres d'avant-garde. Favorable au Second Empire, et violemment anticlérical, il se fait connaître comme polémiste. En 1871, il rallie la Troisième République et soutient la politique de Thiers. Il fonda alors Le XIXe siècle dont il devient rédacteur en chef. 1ère Edition Dédicacé par l'auteur [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lives of the Engineers, with an account of their principal Works; comprising also a History of inland communication in Britain

      London, John Murray, 1862, in-8, 3 forts vol. , T.I: (2), 484, 12pp, 2 portraits; T.II: XIV, 502pp, 3 portraits; T.III: XX, (2), 512pp, 2 portraits, percaline bordeaux ornée à froid sur les plats, titres dorés sur les dos. (Rel. de l'éd.), 7 portraits de grands ingénieurs anglais : Sir Myddelton, James Bindley, John Smeaton, John Rennie, Thomas Telford, George et Robert Stepenson.. Très nombreuses figures et vignettes gravées sur bois dans le texte dont de très charmantes représentent des vues de villes et de la campagne. Le premier volume est consacré à la vie et aux premiers grands travaux hydrauliques, aux canaux, aux routes, aux ponts, aux ports, etc. exécutés par Myddelton et Bindley. Le deuxième à ceux de Smeaton, Rennie et Telford (phares, ponts, canaux, ports, etc.). Le dernier volume est entièrement consacré aux locomotives de George et Robert Stephenson. On joint une lettre (3pp.) datée du 3 février 1864, de la maison d'édition Henri Plon, "imprimeur de l'Empereur", concernant la publication en français de cet ouvrage ainsi que les conditions faites à l'auteur. Il semble que cette traduction n'a jamais été faite. Bon exemplaire en dépit des dos légèrement passés

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        OATH OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT [caption title].

      [Jefferson City, Mo.? 1862]. - Broadsheet, approximately 8 x 10 1/4 inches. Previously folded, with some small separations and tears, with one larger repaired 2 1/2 tear. Small closed marginal tear at lower left corner Moderate patch of dampstaining at central upper edge. Good plus. An apparently unrecorded form, printing an oath of allegiance to the United States government and the provisional government of Missouri early in the Civil War. The pro-Union state government was established when northern forces took Jefferson City in 1861 and the Confederate government established by Claiborne Fox Jackson was put to flight. Nevertheless, the shadow government continued to operate and the national Confederate government at Richmond counted Missouri as one of its constituent states; moreover, there was much conflict between pro-Union and Confederate Missourians throughout the course of the war. The document, the present copy of which in uncompleted, states in part that the signer will: "Solemnly swear that I will support, protect and defend the Constitution and Government of the United States, and the Provisional Government of the State of Missouri, against all enemies, wether [sic] foreign or domestic. And I take this oath without any mental reservation or evasion whatsoever, with a full and clear understanding, that death or punishment by the judgment of a Military Commission, will be the penalty for the violation of this, my solemn oath." An evocative piece of ephemera from Missouri's Civil War history. Not in OCLC.

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        1861-2. Victoria. Burke and Wills Commission. Report of the Commissioners appointed to enquire into and report upon the circumstances connected with The Sufferings and Death of Robert O'Hara Burke and William John Wills, the Victorian Explorers. Presented to Both Houses of Parliament by His Excellency's Command

      John Ferres, Government Printer, Melbourne 1862 - Foolscap folio, 104 pp., printed on light blue paper, edges uncut; half calf. Official report of the Royal Commission appointed to investigate the Burke and Wills disaster: 'now very scarce and of high interest' (Australian Rare Books).When news of the tragedy reached Melbourne, public interest in the affair reached near hysterical proportions, and a Royal Commission had been set up even before King returned to Melbourne. The commissioners apportioned blame for the debacle three ways: the expedition's over-enthusiastic (some would say incompetent) leader Robert O'Hara Burke; the careless overseer William Wright; and the indecisive Exploration Committee of the Royal Society of Victoria. Although it concluded that Wright appeared 'to have been reprehensible in the highest degree', Burke was also chastised for displaying 'a far greater amount of zeal than prudence?overtaxing the powers of his party', and also for his failure to keep a regular journal.The appendices of this report, totalling some 28 pages, are of great historical interest as they print Burke's instructions from the Exploration Committee, numerous despatches from Wright and Burke, a good part of the journals of Wright and Wills, the narrative of John King, and William Brahe's report of June 1861. Title-page a little stained, otherwise a good uncut example. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Incredible Civil War Archive which includes a Bible and a diary following the life of a CT Soldier

      Various, 1862-1864. Various. "Archive of the personal effects of Ebenezer Tracy, a Civil War Soldier, comprised of:1. His personal diary: Covered in soft rubbed leather wraps, consisting of about 58 leaves (116 page), extensively scripted recto and verso on most all the pages with the back 10 pages blank other than a log. The outer wraps neatly secure the diary with a leather loop to the front. Interior pocket compartment to back. Stitched in linen cord, all pages intact and secure, but a few pages to the front are detached along the bottom. Front page contains the soldiers name, date, and address scripted in graphite as:"" Ebenezer Tracy / Bridgeport / 2nd Conn Battery / Oct 14th 1862Bladenbarch Toll Gate / Washington DC / Box 672 / Bridgeport"".2. His personal New Testament Bible, 3"" x 4.5"" in soft rubbed leather wraps. Appears to be owned and passed down within the family as the first blank page has the following names / places scripted ""Frank R. Tracy / from his father/New Orleans"" and ""Arthur Tracy from Frank"". The Bible was published by the American Bible Society, New York, 1862, stated 5th Edition. All pages perfect bound and secure. Page block in gilt. Securing strap is missing.3. Frank Tracy's Remington Arms Union Metallic Cartridge Company, UMC Bridgeport Identification Card, 4.5"" x 3"" in the original leather rimmed and plastic sleeve.4. Three pieces of Confederate paper currency, a TWO dollar note dated Feb 17th, 1864, a TEN dollar note dated Feb 17th, 1864 and a ONE dollar note dated Dec 2nd 1862.5. Two Civil war stamped and postmarked envelopes, with tape along the outer edges, and torn open at the flaps. One envelope has the separated into two pieces.6. A Civil War bookplate displaying Major General McClellan appointed to the rank of major general and played an important role in raising a well-trained and organized army as general-in-chief of the Union Army. Faded with irregular edges and rubbing.7. Ebenezer Tracy's partially printed document of honorably discharged papers, dated ""August 1862"". The document notes he was ""enlisted on the 6 day of August 1862, as Private in Company 2nd Com of the Light Battery Regiment ...., and was discharged from the service of the United States as Corpl at New Haven, Conn on the tenth day of August, 1865 by reason of Spl Orders 183 Head Dept of Gulf New Orleans La directing mustering out-of volunteer Light-Batterys ..."" Edgeworn, with expected folds, handling marks and small holes.8. PPDS from William Buckingham, on Executive Department, State of Connecticut letterhead. Dated ""August 15, 1863"", and signed by with a postscript by William Buckingham as ""WWB"", regarding payments due the families of the Volunteers, and that it is impossible to determine the comparative qualification of men in the military service for promotion and mentions that it is best to leave the question of nominations to the officers commanding the several regiments. The memo also addresses that the Hospital in New Haven has been able to accept transferred disabled Connecticut volunteers but will not accommodate all ...""9. Ebenezer's son, Frank Tracy's reunion ribbons from Company H 86th Regiment of the Illinois Infantry, and a pin dated 1865.A phenomenal archive entrenched in the everyday details of the Civil War, includes a daily accounting of Ebenezer Tracy's life through his diary and numerous personal artifacts. The diary was clearly written as a very short daily abbreviated accounting of his life intended to be viewed by his family so they knew his whereabouts and the on goings of his day to day existence. The last detailed page of the diary even states he was to have it sent on to his family and he was purchasing another. Excerpts from same are shown below:""17 Saturday morning pleasant arrived in Washington at 5 a.m. arrived at Alexandria at 9 am, and at Fairfax station at 5 pm and incamped for the night.18 Sunday morning pleasant. Heard firing of to the West wrote home19 Monday morning rainy. Marching order 6pm o'clock ... arrived at Washington at 12 o'clock at night ...20 Tuesday morning pleasant wrote home. Arrived at camp at 11 am and pitched tent..15 Friday morning cloudy wrote home. Lieut Sherman Starts for home with his discharge. Rec'd letter from home.16 Saturday morning pleasant17 Sunday morning pleasant ... arrived from home last night, wrote home. Barracks took fire..20 Wednesday morning pleasant recd a letter from home, wrote home rec'd orders to draw shelter tents to be in readiness to march.21 Thursday morning pleasant ordered to be inspected recd a letter from home22 Friday morning pleasant wrote home, bought a new diary costs 50cts I shall send this by Mrs. Hafner"""

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        Open Air Grape Culture: A Practical Treatise on the Garden and Vineyard Culture of the Vine, and the Manufacture of Domestic Wine... in the Northern and Middle States ... To Which is Added a ... Carefully Prepared Description of the Thomery System ...

      New York: C. M. Saxton, 1862. First Edition. Green Embossed Cloth. Very Good +. Drawings. 1st Printing Xvi, 17-375 Pp + 8 Pp Catalog At End. Green Cloth, Gilt And Stamped In Blind. A Very Nice Example, Spine Gilt Bright And Complete, Points Of Fraying At Two Lower Tips And One On Each Side Of Spine, Only, No Fraying At Top Or Bottom Of Spine. Hinges Tight, Original Yellow Endpapers Clean And Bright, Old Pencil Signature "D. Chase" At Top Of Title Page, No Other Names Or Marks. From The Extensive Food And Wine Library Of Robert Balzer; Not Marked As Such, But With A 12 Line Loosely Inserted Typed Ditty From And About One Of His California Wine Classes At Ucla.

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        The Works of Thomas Hood

      63 - London - Edward Moxon and Co., 1862 Book. VERY GOOD INDEED. Hardcover. The complete works of Thomas Hood. Edited and with notes by his son, Tom Hood the playwright and humourist. Volumes I-VI are published in 1862 with the seventh volume appearing the following year. To these volumes Hood's works are arranged chronologically. These volumes containhis best known lyrics and prose writings including the novel Tynley Hall and lyrics 'The Song of the Shirt'and 'The Bridge of Sighs'. With a portrait frontispiece of Hood to the first volume. ThomasHood wrote regularly forThe London Magazine, the Athenaeum and Punch. Condition: In half calf bindings with paper covered boards. Externally, all volumes are smart with a small amount of light rubbing to the head and tail of spines. Small loss to the head of spine to volume VII. Small amount of rubbing to the extremities to all volumes. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound. Pages are bright with a few light spots to the first and last few pages. The odd light spot. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Trigonometrical Survey of a part of Mesopotamia. From Hillah to the Ruins of Niffer with the rivers Euphrates and Tigris.

      London, J. & C. Walker, 1862. - 101 x 71 cm. Constant ratio linear horizontal scale, ca. 1:150,000. Signed by Collingwood. Impressive, early, large-scale map of central Iraq, showing the area between Al Hillah (100 km south of Baghdad) to the ruins of the ancient Sumerian city of Nippur. Indicates sand hills, canals, old river beds, tracks, cultivated areas. Includes inset plans and views of Tel Ibrahim, Zibbleyeh, Nejmi, Niffer, and the Niffer Mounds. - Some paper defects and edge damage restored. Rare; copies are known in no more than two public collections (Bodleian; British Library). Personal copy of the cartographer William Collingwood, signed by himself as well as by Cdr. W. B. Selby, R.I.N. - Selby began his distinguished surveying career in 1837 when, as a midshipman, he embarked on the expedition first to lay navigation buoys in the mouths of the Indus River and then to chart some coastal areas in the Horn of Africa. By 1846 he was back working off the mouth of the Indus, having made his reputation in Mesopotamia (in 1840-41), and thereafter achieved considerable acclaim for his numerous other surveys, including those during the military expedition to Persia in 1856, before returning to England at the end of 1862. He was succeeded as Surveyor of Mesopotamia by his protégé, Lt. William Collingwood (a distant cousin of the Admiral), who had already done much valuable work in the region, including the large-scale, though surreptitious, mapping of Baghdad in 1855, described by him as follows: "The survey of the city of Baghdad was completed entirely by myself and under very unpleasant restrictions [.] The Turkish Government were not to know anything about it [.] and I was left to survey the town as best I could, and under such difficulties that at times I had to note bearings and paces all over my white shirt, where best I could get the pencil at the time [.]". During this same expedition, Collingwood also surveyed the Shatt-ul-Arab, the city of Bussorah (also by stealth) and much of the country between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, and he was undoubtedly one of the most gifted and productive R.I.N. surveyors of his day. OCLC 863254646.

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        Autograph Letter Signed.

      This Union soldier with Company G of the 101st Regiment of Indiana Volunteers was mustered in August 1862 as a private and mustered out as a sergeant in July 1865; in later years he served as a Wells County, Indiana school superintendent and circuit court clerk. Good content ALS, 3pp (lettersheet), 8" X 10", Chicago, IL, 3 June 1863. Addressed to Lucas F. Smith (1844-1924). Very good. Single lengthy tear near letterhead gutter neatly, archivally closed, thus discreet and inoffensive. Writing from Camp Douglas, the controversial POW camp known as "The North's Andersonville" because of the harsh weather conditions and higher-than-average mortality rate (17%). "It is not necessary for me to Give you my political opinion from the fact I agree with you to a demonstration. What Gets me is to see these Processions headed with Negroes or Negroes connected with them at all. Why if I was Going to be buried I would rather a dog to piss on me than have a set at Negroes following me around. oh is it not ridiculous And I do firmly believe the Negroes will soon have a vote. they have voted already in Ohio of cours there is a great many deny it but those very d___n cusses who deny it are in favor of it. And there is boys in my Co. here who were home at the Presidential Election in Ohio And saw them vote. you thought it very hard for a white man to humble himself with a Negro. It is very true it is hard for a man, but there is a set of beings on things that the Negro is to Good for them. unless I alter my opin[ion] I will never help bury an Ab[olitionis]t unless it would be to keep the Hogs from eating them...." As for Camp Douglas, Ormsby notes: "you see from the heading of my letter that I am with the Provost Guard I do not have but very little to do I make the detail and that is about all... We live pretty well here...." By this time the semi-notorious POW camp had passed its heyday, had then been used as temporary housing for parolees awaiting exchange and sat largely empty, housing as few as fifty Confederate prisoners. Most interesting perhaps are Ormsby's comments about "the fair," which although unnamed might be the very first "Sanitary Fair" organized by Mary Livermore and Jane Hoge as a fund-raiser for the newly-created Unites States Sanitary Commission created by women of the North to support Union soldiers. Notes one source, "The Chicago Sanitary Fair opened on October 27, 1863. People paid seventy-five cents to come to see all the exhibits and have a meal. Prominent women in Chicago served as hostesses for the meals. Exhibits were on display in halls. One hall had Confederate flags and war relics. Another hall had an art gallery. Another hall had farm equipment. Other halls had things for sale that had been donated. Pianos, toys, clothes, and food were just a few of the things for sale. President Lincoln gave a handwritten copy of his Emancipation Proclamation. It sold for $3,000!" This fair was also known as the "Northwestern Sanitary Fair," and other contemporary sources cite the opening as the end of May. Ormsby writes in June that "the fair is Going on here now and we are haveing quite a lively time. There is any amount of Girls comes to see me every day. the Guards I have hired are Guarding the fair Building and at Night there is no person in but my Guards and I tell you the ice cream cake and Pie and so on has to suffer...." He chats a bit about friends in his old regiment and tells Smith to "Please write soon" and direct letters to him at "Co. B, 8th Regiment V.R.C. / Camp Douglas / Chicago / Ill." The original envelope is present and Ormsby addresses it to his friend Smith at "Co. G, 101st Ind Vol / 2nd Brig. 3rd Div 14th A.C." in Washington, DC. Legibly penned in brown ink on lightly lined stock, this superb letter bears interesting original content on race relations of the day, on Camp Douglas and on the first Sanitary Fair in the country. Smith was an Indiana printer with the "Bluffton Banner" newspaper, but after the war became a well-known attorney in Texas and a civil servant who rose up to the Texas supreme court, later moving to northern California to practice law.

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        Françoise

      Original, one of the few copies printed on laid which he makes no mention, only large paper edition.Bound in full navy shagreen back with five set with black nets nerves decorated with double boxes cold decorated in their centers florets golden golden wheels on the caps, plates struck at their centers with a golden mandorla enriched with tracery navy mosaicked , double gilt on the cuts, wide gold lace on contreplats guards and contreplats of handmade paper, all gilded, beautiful contemporary binding signed Simier.Provenance: from the library of the author, Louis Ulbach with his bookplate and an indication storage library.Very nice copy well established by Simier. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Charpentier Paris 1862 11x18,5cm relié

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        Von der mannigfachen Bedeutung des Seienden nach Aristoteles (On the several senses of Being in Aristotle).

      Herder'sche Verlagshandlung, Freiburg im Breisgau 1862 - TP + Dedication page + V-VI = Vorwort + VII-VIII = Inhalt + [1]-220, Octavo, First Edition.Franz Brentano, the German philosopher and psychologist, was the founder of phenomenology. As Copleston notes, when tracing "the rise of phenomenology there is no need to go back beyond Franz Brentano." His "historical writings include. Von der mannigfachen., an important work that is the source of much of Brentano's later thought" (EP, Vol. I, p. 368). This is the author's first book. Contemporary marbled boards with gilt on green label on spine. Some wear to top and bottom of spine and corners. First and last several pages foxed. Former owner's signature on front flyleaf. Overall, a very nice copy. PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Life and Confession of William Roupell, the Convict Forger and Perjurer. Written by himself.

      In Horsemonger-Lane Gaol, Surrey... Never before published. [London] : s.n. 2 & 3, Shoe Lane, Fleet Street; printed by J. Samuels, 6 Red Lion Court, Fleet Street, n.d. [1862?]. Chapbook, 185 x 130 mm, unstitched, 16 pp, original horizontal and vertical folds, a small perforation at their intersection which affects all pages but not the legibility of the text, the first page with moderate foxing, more pronounced along the vertical fold, scattered foxing to the first few inside pages but overall the contents are clean and fresh. The story of William Rouppel's fall from grace is a remarkable one. This account, although almost certainly not penned by Roupell himself, includes and embellishes upon most of the facts which surfaced at his trial in 1862. Brought up in a wealthy aristocratic London family, he was aware from an early age that he was illegitimate, and that he would inherit nothing through his father's will. Desperate to lead the lifestyle of a fashionable young man about town, Roupell turned to his considerable talent for forgery, using it against his own family and defrauding them - without their knowledge - of an estimated £100,000 by the late 1850s. When his father died in 1856, Roupell even forged a new will which left the entire estate to his sympathetic mother, from whom he received regular financial support. He was elected as a Member of Parliament for Lambeth, but soon afterwards was forced to flee to Spain due to the fact that he could not continue to cover the mortgage repayments on a string of fraudulently acquired properties. Returning to England in 1862, he pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey to numerous charges of fraud and forgery, and was sentenced to transportation to Gibraltar for life. However, he ultimately spent his servitude in England, being released in 1876. A single copy of this ephemeral publication of Roupell's confessions is recorded in Australian collections (National Library of Australia).

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        Australian Exploring Expedition. (Burke and Wills.) Return to an Address of the Honourable the House of Commons... for, "Copy of all Despatches from Sir Henry Barkly and the other Colonial Governors on the subject of the Australian Exploring Expedition"..

      London: Ordered by the House of Commons, to be printed, 1862. A couple of spots but in fine condition overall.. Foolscap folio, 91 pp., two lithographic maps with outline colour (one folding); a very good copy in recent full red morocco. An excellent copy of the important 1862 report on the fate of Burke and Wills: "the voracious Burke and Wills collector will find many other important early books of interest. He should, for example, seek out a copy of... the very scarce House of Commons Paper printed in 1862" (Wantrup).The report prints all manner of primary resources, including field diaries, John King's narrative, reports from the contemporary newspapers, interviews, despatches, as well as letters written by Burke, Wills, and Howitt. Taken together it is a most important contribution to the earliest history of the fateful expedition.Both of the maps are printed by Henry Hansard. The first and most impressive is a "Map of the Eastern Part of Australia, Showing the route of Messrs. Burke and Wills, from Melbourne to the Gulf of Carpentaria", which includes the routes of the main party, as well as the search expeditions of McKinlay and McDouall Stuart. The second is the "Map of Mr. McKinlay's Route, In search of Messrs. Burke and Wills; In Sepr. and Ocr. 1861."

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        Australian Exploring Expedition. (Burke and Wills.) Return to an Address of the Honourable the House of Commons. for, "Copy of all Despatches from Sir Henry Barkly and the other Colonial Governors on the subject of the Australian Exploring Expedition".

      Ordered by the House of Commons, to be printed, London 1862 - Foolscap folio, 91 pp., two lithographic maps with outline colour (one folding); a very good copy in recent full red morocco. An excellent copy of the important 1862 report on the fate of Burke and Wills: "the voracious Burke and Wills collector will find many other important early books of interest. He should, for example, seek out a copy of? the very scarce House of Commons Paper printed in 1862" (Wantrup).The report prints all manner of primary resources, including field diaries, John King's narrative, reports from the contemporary newspapers, interviews, despatches, as well as letters written by Burke, Wills, and Howitt. Taken together it is a most important contribution to the earliest history of the fateful expedition.Both of the maps are printed by Henry Hansard. The first and most impressive is a "Map of the Eastern Part of Australia, Showing the route of Messrs. Burke and Wills, from Melbourne to the Gulf of Carpentaria", which includes the routes of the main party, as well as the search expeditions of McKinlay and McDouall Stuart. The second is the "Map of Mr. McKinlay's Route, In search of Messrs. Burke and Wills; In Sepr. and Ocr. 1861." A couple of spots but in fine condition overall.

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        Australian Exploring Expedition. (Burke and Wills.) Return to an Address of the Honourable the House of Commons... for, "Copy of all Despatches from Sir Henry Barkly and the other Colonial Governors on the subject of the Australian Exploring Expedition"...

      London: Ordered by the House of Commons, to be printed, 28 March 1862. Foolscap folio, 91 pp., two lithographic maps with outline colour (one folding); a very good copy in recent full red morocco. An excellent copy of the important 1862 report on the fate of Burke and Wills: "the voracious Burke and Wills collector will find many other important early books of interest. He should, for example, seek out a copy of... the very scarce House of Commons Paper printed in 1862" (Wantrup).The report prints all manner of primary resources, including field diaries, John King's narrative, reports from the contemporary newspapers, interviews, despatches, as well as letters written by Burke, Wills, and Howitt. Taken together it is a most important contribution to the earliest history of the fateful expedition.Both of the maps are printed by Henry Hansard. The first and most impressive is a "Map of the Eastern Part of Australia, Showing the route of Messrs. Burke and Wills, from Melbourne to the Gulf of Carpentaria", which includes the routes of the main party, as well as the search expeditions of McKinlay and McDouall Stuart. The second is the "Map of Mr. McKinlay's Route, In search of Messrs. Burke and Wills; In Sepr. and Ocr. 1861." A couple of spots but in fine condition overall.

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        Guide : Lillywhite Guide for 1862,16th Edition (Smith 16/24)

      Hi, Here we have an 1862 Lillywhite Guide. Winter Edition and #16 in Smiths 24. (not sure how winter is before spring but it is) 16th Edition to the front Cover. It is in original covers, the covers are a bit dark with tape to the edges. The rear cover has been replaced by pages 103/104 , the last page, so that is repeated! Internally it is nice. Some foxing and odd pencil mark and light crease.

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        In Port Esperance, Tasmania

      Between 1862 and 1866. Albumen print photograph, 190 x 240 mm, laid down on original album leaf, 270 x 370 mm, contemporary manuscript title in ink beneath the imageIn Port Esperance, Tasmania; the print is in fine condition with excellent tonal range; the album sheet is entirely frre from foxing. A rare example of the photography of Morton Allport, the Tasmanian naturalist who, from around 1855, was active as one of the colony's pioneer photographers.Allport was a member of the Amateur Photographic Association of Great Britain and his landscape photographs were awarded several of the Association's prizes. The Allport Library (State Library of Tasmania) holds the only other copy of this image in identical large format, dated to between 1862 and 1866; it also holds a small, cropped version, 80 x 76 mm, being one half of a stereoview.

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

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

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        1861-2. Victoria. Burke and Wills Commission. Report of the Commissioners appointed to enquire into and report upon the circumstances connected with The Sufferings and Death of Robert O'Hara Burke and William John Wills, the Victorian Explorers. Presented to Both Houses of Parliament by His Excellency's Command.

      Melbourne: John Ferres, Government Printer, 1862. Foolscap folio, 104 pp., printed on light blue paper, edges uncut; half calf. Official report of the Royal Commission appointed to investigate the Burke and Wills disaster: 'now very scarce and of high interest' (Australian Rare Books).When news of the tragedy reached Melbourne, public interest in the affair reached near hysterical proportions, and a Royal Commission had been set up even before King returned to Melbourne. The commissioners apportioned blame for the debacle three ways: the expedition's over-enthusiastic (some would say incompetent) leader Robert O'Hara Burke; the careless overseer William Wright; and the indecisive Exploration Committee of the Royal Society of Victoria. Although it concluded that Wright appeared 'to have been reprehensible in the highest degree', Burke was also chastised for displaying 'a far greater amount of zeal than prudence...overtaxing the powers of his party', and also for his failure to keep a regular journal.The appendices of this report, totalling some 28 pages, are of great historical interest as they print Burke's instructions from the Exploration Committee, numerous despatches from Wright and Burke, a good part of the journals of Wright and Wills, the narrative of John King, and William Brahe's report of June 1861. Title-page a little stained, otherwise a good uncut example.

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        Theological Lectures of Reverend G. W. Samson (manuscript)

      [New Jersey]: , [1862, 1867]. [New Jersey], [1862, 1867]. A handwritten notebook containing a compilation of Princeton Theological Seminary faculty member G. W. Samson's theological lectures delivered in October 1862, transcribed by Coyle while he was attending the Seminary. It appears that the lectures were compiled into this volume later as Coyle signs and dates the free endpaper in December 1867. Reverend Samson was a noted lecturer and author of several books and monographs on theology and spiritualism. Leonidas Coyle (1840-1906) became the pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Bridgeton New Jersey. He was born in Washington DC and died there at the age of 64 while visiting his sisters. His home in Bridgeton is now a bed and breakfast. The transcribed lectures were first written on the recto side of 6 x 7.5 inch notepaper, then turned over and upside down to continue on the verso. There is also a four page insert written on 4 x 5 yellow paper. The lectures are written in a fine hand primarily in ink but with a few page also in pencil. On a few pages a different person has written in large blue pencil the name of the book of the Bible discussed in that lecture. Otherwise the pages are in very good condition save for the free endpapers which have offsetting in the front and glue stains in the rearm including on the title page. There are also a few pencil drawings by Coyle, who was an amateur artist/cartoonist. The book's binding is not in good condition. The boards are detached and the marbled paper covers are chipped, worn, and bumped; the leather spine is mostly worn away, exposing the signatures. Still an interesting piece of religious Americana. Unpaginated [86 pages plus 4 page insert]. REL/071117.

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        1861-2. Victoria. Burke and Wills Commission. Report of the Commissioners appointed to enquire into and report upon the circumstances connected with The Sufferings and Death of Robert O'Hara Burke and William John Wills, the Victorian Explorers. Presented to Both Houses of Parliament by His Excellency's Command

      Melbourne: John Ferres, Government Printer, 1862. Title-page a little stained, otherwise a good uncut example.. Foolscap folio, 104 pp., printed on light blue paper, edges uncut; half calf. Official report of the Royal Commission appointed to investigate the Burke and Wills disaster: 'now very scarce and of high interest' (Australian Rare Books).When news of the tragedy reached Melbourne, public interest in the affair reached near hysterical proportions, and a Royal Commission had been set up even before King returned to Melbourne. The commissioners apportioned blame for the debacle three ways: the expedition's over-enthusiastic (some would say incompetent) leader Robert O'Hara Burke; the careless overseer William Wright; and the indecisive Exploration Committee of the Royal Society of Victoria. Although it concluded that Wright appeared 'to have been reprehensible in the highest degree', Burke was also chastised for displaying 'a far greater amount of zeal than prudence...overtaxing the powers of his party', and also for his failure to keep a regular journal.The appendices of this report, totalling some 28 pages, are of great historical interest as they print Burke's instructions from the Exploration Committee, numerous despatches from Wright and Burke, a good part of the journals of Wright and Wills, the narrative of John King, and William Brahe's report of June 1861.

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        Santé publique.

      Notions sanitaires sur les végétaux dangereux sur leurs caractères distinctifs et les moyens de remédier a leurs effets nuisibles. Ouvrage approuvé par le conseil consultatif d'hygiène publique, prés le ministère de l'agriculture et du commerce. Nouvelle édition. Nantes, Charpentier, 1862. Small folio. 30,+ (1) pp.+ 10 plates with 63 pasted hand coloured lithogr. mushrooms, numbered in ink. Sewn as issued, plates uncut with hard paper boards with printed wrapper pasted on, spine with cloth reinforcement, front board with stains. Not in Volbracht, not in Uellner. The last leaf with a table of contents that mentions three plates, with a total of 87 figures. These are not the plates present. In the text in the margins are added numbers in ink that corresponds to the numberings on the illustrations. Achille Joseph Comte (1802-66) French physician and professor in natural history.

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        A VISIT FROM SAINT NICHOLAS.; Illustrated from Drawings by F. O. C. Darley

      New York: James G. Gregory, Publisher, 1862. 1st printing thus (Bolton, p. 42; Marshall 54). Chromolithographed pictorial wrappers, vignette of St. Nicholas on upper wrapper, lower wrapper repeating the vignette of the wassail bowl. Rear remnant of publisher (?) plain paper wrapper. Age-toning & signs of use. Later owner resewing along spine. Offset to interior front cover from the formerly present plain [i.e., presumed not printed] paper wrapper. A Good [or slightly better] copy.. Unpaginated, though 8 chromolithographed pages, with the title-page on pale green tinted ground, 5 chromolithographed text illustrations printed on a pale green tinted grounds, chromolithographed vignette of wassail bowl within a wreath on verso of final leaf, printed by C. A. Alvord. Illustrated by Darley, engraved by Nathaniel Orr. 10-1/4" x 8" Scarce edition of this classic Christmas tale, presumably the first US publication to use "Merry" Christmas, as opposed to "Happy" Christmas, in the last line (cf. Marshall 54). 3 copies to auction in the last 30 years; uncommon in the trade.

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        Rare large broadside of a North Carolina unionist promoting peace between North and South immediately following Lincoln's announcement of the Emancipation Proclamation

      [Raleigh, North Carolina?], September 24, 1862. 13.25" x 20". "Broadside, Brower's Mills, N.C. Sept. 24th, 1862. Mr____ Dear Sir:-- I hereby send you a book, which I hope you will carefully read and consider well the object for which i is written... ([Raleigh?: 1862]), 13.25"" x 20"", type in three ruled columns, signed ""BRYAN TYSON"" in type. Light dampstains at top left, light scattered foxing, else very good. A circular letter issued by Bryan Tyson, a Unionist North Carolina slaveholder and manufacturer of farm implements who waged a one-man war against what he considered equivalent evils: abolition and secession. In the summer of 1862, he published his views in a clandestinely printed volume, Ray of Light: a vicious attack on Abolitionists in the North and on the secessionist leadership of the Confederacy, urging an end to the war and an immediate return to the Union to avoid inevitable defeat. Confederate authorities immediately suppressed the work as it reflected the views of many in North Carolina's Piedmont who opposed secession. In mid-September, Tyson was arrested and marched off to Raleigh as a conscript--saved from the army only through the intercession of some influential friends. Very soon after his release, an unrepentant Tyson published the present broadside to promote his suppressed book. Printed in three columns, Tyson urges re-entry into the Union, ""provided we can get our rights, as the surest and best mode of putting a stop to this cruel war."" The best course of action, according to Tyson, was to ""get an Armistice of some two or three months, and if possible depose Lincoln, and let an election for a new President take place."" In addition to Lincoln's removal, the abolition sentiment must be ""expunged from the Northern people . . . But in case they are for abolishing slavery; I think it perfectly inconsistent that they should desire a farther Union."" He argues that should the South ""drive the enemy completely from our shores; we then reach the Blockade,"" and that is something they have not been able to effectively break in seventeen months. ""I therefore think we had best take the bull by the horns at once, and advocate the Union upon just and honorable terms while there is . . . some hope of getting our rights."" But another matter has come up: ""Since writing the above Lincoln has issued his proclamation emancipating the slaves of all States that shall be in rebellion against the United States on the first day of January, 1863. This makes the prospect for Union more gloomy than ever . . . But I still think it was an act resorted to more for the purpose of putting down the rebellion, than as a special benefit to the African race. Therefore, if we will strike for compromise upon terms already mentioned, I think this thing can be knocked up, and the Union yet saved upon just and honorable terms."" For this, the State of North Carolina arrested Tyson again, and Governor Vance only agreed to release him if he would cease promoting his inflammatory views. He joined the Unionist underground, writing letters to Confederate soldiers urging them to desert, and in the winter of 1863, he sent a copy of Ray of Light to each member of the North Carolina assembly. Tyson was soon forced to flee to the Union lines and moved to Washington, where he was rewarded with a job in the Treasury. When his recommendations to support North Carolina Unionists fell on deaf ears in the Lincoln Administration, Tyson began working for McClellan's election and helping foment rebellion against the Confederate government in his native state. Rare. OCLC 10721277, 39085185, 82863759. We have sourced only eight extant examples apart from the one offered here including copies at the Library of Virginia, University of Virginia, Library of Congress, Huntington Library, New York Historical Society, Boston Athenaeum, Clements Library. The Huntington and the University of Virginia also possess a later variant printed in Washington 1863. "

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        Orley Farm

      Chapman and Hall 1862 - Quarter bound in two volumes from the original parts (original binding holes visible), publisher's advertisements & half titles removed. Matching marbled boards & endpapers, gilt decoration to boards & spines (four raised bands). Although there is obvious edge wear, internal condition is very good indeed. The paper on which the illustrated plates were printed is more absorbent than the printed pages, hence tends to suffer more from foxing, damp marking etc. (a common problem with Dickens & Trollope works of this era) but this copy of the work has illustrations that are very clean indeed. One of the full page illustrations in volume 2 has been accidentally bound in upside down but is as clean as the others etc. This copy is not entirely free of foxing/spotting but it is very light indeed. There is a slight bow to the boards (front to back) but not too serious. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1862. First Edition. Half-Calf. Near Fine+. Complete in two octavo volume: viii,320; viii,320pp, with 40 full-page wood-engraved plates that Trollope considered the "best he had seen 'in any novel in any language.'" (Ray) Contemporary green polished half-calf spines in six compartments divided by double gilt rules, marble paper-covered boards, red morocco lettering pieces gilt, edges speckled red. Short tear (repaired) to plate opposite p. 49, vol. I. Ink manuscript name and date (1863) to fly leaf of voI II, with same inscription upside down to back fly leaf of vol. I, as well as a further ink name and date (1890) inscribed to front blank. A truly excellent set, bindings square, tight, and barely worn; pages clean, fresh and mostly free of foxing; plates in deep, rich impressions. Sadleir Trollope 13. NCBEL III, 882. Ray England 168. 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 that 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. Our set is the second issue of four, identified by the two illustrations originally bound in tandem between pp. 86-87 (first issue) in vol. I, one of which (that captioned "And then they all marched . . .") has been moved to face p. 73 (though the List of Illustrations was not altered to correspond). But the printer's imprint on verso of title page, vol. I, has not yet changed to Clowes H and the imprint on p. 320 (Clowes B) is not worn and broken, both third issue points. Correspondingly, in vol. II, the printer's imprint on verso of title page does not lack the colon after "London" and the last item of the List of Illustrations has not been altered to read "Sir Peregrine Orme's Great Love—p. 311" (both third issue points). "Millais's main effort is to do justice to the characters of Trollope'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." (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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