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        Orley Farm

      Chapman & Hall 1862, London - Two volumes in one, bound from parts. viii, 320, viii, 320 pp. Brown half calf over cloth. Leather title label. Covers slightly marked and edgeworn. Marbled endpapers. Illustrations by J. E. Millais. Both 1/2 titles and titles present. Scattered foxing. Early ink ownership signature to half-title. Binding tight .

      [Bookseller: Stephen Foster - ABA ILAB & PBFA]
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        Orley Farm. With illustrations by J.E. Millais. FIRST EDITION. 2 vols.

      Chapman & Hall. 1862 40 plates with some foxing. Original purple-brown wavy-grained cloth, boards blocked in blind, spines dec. and lettered in gilt. Small repairs to heads & tails of spines, e.ps a little marked, with booklabels partly removed.Signatures of R. Hesketh 1883.Sadleir 13; Wolff 6789 ('not a first issue'). This copy is 'stabbed throughout' (the sheets were bound from the parts) and with the points that indicate first issue.

      [Bookseller: Jarndyce Rare Books]
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        The Coral Island

      Thomas Nelson, London 1862 - Gilt lettered and decorated original green cloth. Early reprint similarly paginated and decorated with 438 pp and 7 colour plates and colour title page. Some dampstaining to the back panel not affecting interiors o/w a very nice copy of the author's second book. Size: 12 Mo. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Stray Leaves from an Old Tree: Selections from the Scribblings of an Octogenarian

      Lewes: Geo. P. Bacon Publisher, 1862. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. First edition. Dark cranberry cloth with gilt lettering. 190 p. Good condition overall. Clean text. Hinge cracked with pages 64-80 detached but included. Former owner's bookplate on paste down. Wear at head with tearing to cloth and a small crack in the binding, bit of sunning to spine and wear at tail. Corners bumped and light foxing throughout. Pencil notations on ffep and back paste down, can easily be erased, albeit with care. Richard "Dickie" Lower (1782-1865) 's poetry book is generally "recognized as the standard authority on the East Sussex colloquial vernacular," according to the Sussex Online Parish Clerks. He is best known for his Tom Cladpole's Jurney to Lunnon, told by himself, and written in pure Sussex doggerel by his Uncle Tim, an anti-slavery sixpenny pamphlet.

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        Execution of the Luddites, At York, An Account of the Awful Execution.

      1862. "The...Unfortunate and Deluded Men Were Part of the Well Known Association Called Luddites" [Broadside]. [Execution]. [Luddites]. Execution of the Luddites, At York. An Account of the Awful Execution of Seventeen of Those Unfortunate Men Called Luddites, Who Were Hanged at York, On Saturday the 16th of January, 1813, For Rioting, Housebreaking, Robbery and Murder. [Glasgow]: Printed by Thos. Duncan, [1813]. 11-1/2" x 6-1/2" broadside skillfully mounted to matching 15" x 9-1/2" sheet. Text in two columns below headline. Light browning, some edgewear to sheet on which broadside is mounted, wear to lower corner of broadside near bottom left corner with minor loss to a few letters, legibility not affected. Overall condition very good. * A poignant and somewhat patronizing account of the execution of John Agden, Thomas Brook, Joseph Crowther, Jonathan Dean, Nathan Hayle, John Hill and John Walker. These men comprised the first group of prominent Luddites hanged on January 16, 1813. (They were hanged in the morning; a second group of 7 was hanged that afternoon.) Named after their principal leader Ned Ludd, the Luddites were a group of English workers who destroyed the textile machinery that was putting them out of work. OCLC locates 1 copy (Senate House Library, University of London). We located another copy at Harvard Business School. Goldsmiths'-Kress Library of Economic Literature 20861.4.

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        De opkomst van het Nederlandsch gezag in Oost-Indië. Verzameling van onuitgegeven stukken uit het Oud-Koloniaal Archief.

      - 's Gravenhage, Martinus Nijhoff, 1862-1909. 18 volumes. Original wrappers (some spines sl. damaged or rebacked, preserving the original wrappers).Volume I-III: De opkomst van het Nederlandsch gezag in Oost-Indië 1595-1610. Volume IV-XIII: De opkomst van het Nederlandsch gezag over Java, 1612-1764. Added: J.K.J. Jonge & M.I. van Deventer. Supplement op het 13e deel: Documenten omtrent Herman Willem Daendels, edited by L.W.G. de Roo. 's Gravenhage, 1909. 2 volumes. And an other supplementary volume: M.L. van Deventer. Het Nederlandsch gezag over Java en onderhoorigheden sedert 1811. Deel I. (All published). 's Gravenhage, 1891. And: J. Meinsma. Register op deel I-VII ('s Gravenhage, 1875) & J.W.G. Haarst. Alphabetisch register ('s Gravenhage, 1888). - Rare complete set of the most important primary sources on the history of the East India Comapany (VOC) taken from the Company's rich archives. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gert Jan Bestebreurtje Rare Books (ILAB)]
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        Le Manuel de Xéfolius

      Seconde édition après la rarissime édition du Grand Orient imprimée à 60 exemplaires en 1788.binding en demi basane noisette, spine à quatre nerfs ornés de dentelles dorées, roulette dorée en pied, mors fendu mais solide, binding de l'époque.Très rare exemplaire de cet ouvrage attribué à Félix de Wimpfen. Allan Kardec le cite en le présentant comme " un exposé de principes en concordance remarquable avec ceux du spiritisme.". --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Hachette & Cie Paris 1862 12,5x18,5cm relié

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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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        Works of Edmund Spenser

      1862. SPENSER, Edmund. The Works of Edmund Spenser. Edited by J. Payne Collier. London: Bell and Daldy (Chiswick Press), 1862. Five volumes. Tall octavo, contemporary full dark green crushed morocco gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. $1500.Splendid Chiswick Press edition of SpenserÂ’s works, with biography by J. Payne Collier, very handsomely bound in full morocco-gilt. A lovely set.This edition features a biography of Spenser by the current editor J. Payne Collier. “For the original language of the poet,” Collier acknowledges, “I was, of course, mainly indebted to the two issues of The Fairy Queen; the first three books in 1590, and the whole six books in 1596.” He corrects many of the errors of textual transcription contained in the earlier Todd editions. The Chiswick Press is credited with the revival of fine printing in England, when in 1844 it brought Caslon type back into use. Bookplate of Lamberton Castle.A most handsome about-fine copy in contemporary morocco-gilt.

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        LETTERS by Catherine Sinclair. No.s. 1 & 2. Warranted to keep the noisiest child quiet for half an hour.

      40th thousand. Eight pages, two of which are printed on one side only, each bearing letters in rebus form. Colour lithography throughout. Original pictorial wrappers. 23 x 14 cm's, Short split in base of spine; else a very good copy of a rare and ephemeral work by this author. First published in 1861. 'Five thousand copies were sold in a fortnight, and the hundredth thousand reached by 1863.' F. J. Harvey Darton

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        Autograph letter signed; "Freytag" to unnamed "Sehr geehrter Herr und Freund," January 7, 1862

      Leipzig - One page, single leaf of unprinted stationery, approx. 5-1/2 X 9 in. Short letter of introduction about the Scottish politician and diplomat Grant Duff. Gustav Freytag (1816-1895) was a popular writer and journalist, as well as a deputy in the Reichstag. One edge a bit roughly cut, corners creased, offsetting from blue ink used to write letter. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Locus Solus Rare Books (ABAA, ILAB)]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Kiel, 20. II. 1862. - 3½ SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten, wohl der Verleger Friedrich Brockhaus: "Euer Wohlgeboren erlaube ich mir auf Ihre freundliche Einladung [.] zu erwiedern [!], daß ich die durch Aufnahme meines Namens in die neue Ausgabe des Conversationslexicons mir erwiesene Ehre vollkommen schäze [!] u. würdige u. daß ich zwar von mir selbst aus dieselbe niemals beansprucht hätte, übrigens aber, wenn Sie als Redakteur es so wollen, auch nicht widerstrebe die verlangten Notizen zu beliebiger Auswahl zu lesen [.]".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        British Columbia and Vancouver's Island comprising a description of these dependencies: their physical character, climate, capabilities, population, trade, natural history, geology, ethnology, gold fields, and future prospects ... also an account of the manners and customs of the native Indians

      London: Longmans, Green [et al.], 1862. First edition, 8vo, pp. xiii, [1], 524, [1] ads, [1]; large folding map with two short, insignificant tears; original blue cloth, spine soiled and a little sunned, extremities rubbed, front hinge starting; good and sound. Ex-Northern Pacific Railway Co. with 2 small rubberstamps on the flyleaf and a small accession label at the base of the spine, but no other markings. Includes a section on "Chinook jargon and English equivalent terms" on pp. 394-398. Not in Field; TPL 4161; Lowther, Bibliography of British Columbia, 177: "Written to expound the author's view that opportunities for settlers in the two colonies had been exaggerated and that it was highly unjust to promote emigration to them."

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        Ansichten steyerischer Gegenden, Heilbäder und Ortschaften gezeichnet von Carl Reichert. Herausgegeben von Anton Burger, Graz" (Textheft).

      Graz, Anton Burger, o. J. (1858-1862). - Erstausgabe. - Vollständiges Exemplar der sogenannten „Burger‘schen Suite" mit allen 138 Ansichten, 2 zusätzlichen Varianten, einer alten Fotografie einer weiteren Variante u. einem handschriftl. Textheft (mit Erläuterungen zum Entstehen der Ansichten-Folge sowie einem Inhaltsverzeichnis; wohl um 1900 geschrieben). - „Diese Sammlung steyerischer Ansichten [.] wurde [.] von 1858 bis 1862 herausgegeben. Dieselbe umfasst in ihrer Gesamtheit 138 Ansichten und 3 Varianten in Stahlstichen in der Größe von beiläufig 12 x 8 cm [Blattgröße ca. 17,4 x 22,2 cm] [.]. Sie war ursprünglich nicht als zusammenhängende Ansichtenfolge gedacht, sondern hauptsächlich als Ansichten für Briefköpfe von Heilbädern und Gegenden Steyermarks. Nach und nach wurde sie dann in geografischer Hinsicht vervollkomnet [.]" (Textheft). - Die Tafeln Nebehay/W. 8, 26 (diese als Photographie) u. 34 liegen in jeweils zwei Varianten vor. 3 Tafeln (61, 66 u. 100) alt koloriert. Tafel 103 („Villa Aichelburg in Neuhaus") war überklebt mit „Villa Maryland in Neuhaus"; diese Überklebung wurde wieder abgelöst und darunter montiert. Ein Teil der Tafeln ist etwas beschnitten und auf Untersatzkartons montiert, eine Tafel (17) ist bis zur Darstellung beschnitten, aufgezogen u. handschriftl. bezeichnet. - Ränder tlw. etw. bestoßen. Zwei Tafeln m. kl. Eckknicken. Tlw. etw. gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig (nur wenige Tafeln stärker). - Insgesamt schönes Exemplar dieser vollständig äußerst seltenen Ansichtenfolge. - Nebehay/W. 535 (unter „Ansichten aus der Steiermark., um 1860. Kein Titelblatt"). ge Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 Qu.-Gr.-8°. 140 Tafeln in Stahlstich u. ein handschriftl. Textheft (Titel, 12 S. u. ein weißes Bl.), lose in Pp.-Umschlag u. Pp.-Schuber m. gedrucktem Deckelschild („Ansichten aus Steyermark. Verlag: A. Burger, Graz"). [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Wisdenshop.com]
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        Works

      , 1862. 1862. DE QUINCEY, Thomas. The Works of Thomas De Quincey

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        Drei Jahre in Amerika 1859-1862

      Selbstverlag des Verfassers, Hannover 1862 - Octavo. xvi, 384, vi, viii, 168, 69, 132pp. 3 Vols. bound in 2. Bound in three quarter diced olive leather over marbled boards with gilt lettering on spine; raised bands. Ribbon markers. Frontispiece engraving of the author with tissue guard. The work is divided into three volumes starting the journey in the Eastern states of the Union and San Francisco. Volume two describes the journey in the heartland of California, and the third volume, in two parts, the journey into the Northwest of North America in two chapters, part one travels along the northern Pacific coast, part two desert and the Mormons. Some of the text on pages 21-29 is in Hebrew.Israel Joseph Benjamin was a Romanian-Jewish historian. His pen name Benjamin II was a reference to Benjamin of Tudela, the famous 12th Century Jewish traveler. During his travels in America he spent most of the time in the Eastern states and then, by way of Panama, went to San Francisco and up into the Oregon territory as far as Vancouver. Part two exclusively describes his travels through the inland of California. The first part of volume three deals with the Northwestern part as mentioned above, and his travels in the desert and among the Mormons are described in the second part of the third volume.Text in German, Gothic script. Binding with light wear along edges. Light foxing of endpapers and minor stain on first few pages of second volume. Binding in overall very good, interior in near fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        The Army Officers Pocket Companion; Principally Designed for Staff Officers in the Field

      D. Van Nostrand, 1862. Leather Bound. Very Good. New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1862. Leather bound. 314 pp. Very good. Light edge wear, lacking the front free endpaper and the top corner of the rear free endpaper. Prior owner's name on the top of the title page. Rebacked in black cloth using existing spine, exterior leather mended at the joints with coloring and polishing.

      [Bookseller: Stick Figure Books (ABAA/ILAB)]
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        A History of Discoveries at Halicarnassus, Cnidus, and Branchidae

      London, England: Day & Son, 1862. On offer is an orphan volume, Vol. II, Part I, TEXT. The complete first edition consisted of 3 volumes (large atlas volume; text as 2 parts in 2 smaller volumes). An English language publication, with occasional ancillary text in Greek and Latin. Printed by Cox & Wyman, London. Olive-colored pebbled buckram with blind-stamped border design front and back. Fairly crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. Gently bumped and rubbed spine head and tail. All four corners moderately bumped and abraded. Text block firmly bound in. 10 x 6.25 inches. Attractive plain terracotta colored pastedowns. xii and 341 numbered pages. Also, facing the title page, with a pull-out engraved map of Caria, two full-page plates, and 15 woodcut illustrations. The topographical map is titled The Coast of Caria including the Gulfs of Mandeliyah, Kos & Doris. In black on a buff background and with the routes referred to in the work laid down in red. Moderate foxing to the map and minor two-inch crease at the top of one fold, else a lovely map and protected by a tissue guard. Some mottling along the gently deckled fore-edge. Pages 104-107, including the two plates, with moderate foxing but not into the impressions themselves. Else an exceptionally clean copy. A Very Good Plus copy. Scarce in any condition. This book constitutes a detailed account of an expedition to Asia Minor, October 1856 to June 1859. Newton, vice-consul to Lebanon from 1852 to 1859, participated with energy and enthusiasm in the excavations of the mausoleum of Halicarnassus. . First British Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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        Seven Days' Battles

      1862. First Edition . [POLLARD, Edward A.]. The Seven Days' Battles in front of Richmond. An outline narrative of the series of engagements whichÂ… resulted in the defeat and retreat of the northern army under Major-General M'Clellan. Richmond: West & Johnston, 1862. Slim octavo, original blue paper wrappers, original stitching as issued; pp. 45. $2800.First edition of famed Confederate journalist's anonymously published account of the 1862 Seven Days' Battles where Robert E. Lee became ""the southern hero"" and McClellan's leadership in a Union defeat so strongly affected Lincoln that he soon told ""his cabinet that he intended to issue a proclamation of emancipation.""When Jefferson Davis ordered Robert E. Lee to take command of Confederate forces, ""the tide of war appeared to be flowing heavily against the Confederacy"" (Konstam, Seven Days Battles, 7). Yet in the Seven Days' Battles, ""one of the more savage and remarkable campaigns of the Civil WarÂ… the Army of Northern Virginia would deliver blow after blow"" to McClellan and the Army of the Potomac (Civil War Trust). ""Inexorably and untiringly Lee pushed McClellan's larger army until he had lifted the threat from RichmondÂ… [and] become a southern hero, in fact the southern hero,"" while McClellan became Lincoln's greatest obstacle (Korda, 349, 395, emphasis in original). Within weeks Lincoln appointed Halleck general-in-chief, a move that ""'signaled a repudiation of McClellan'Â… Later in July, deeply affected by the outcome of the Seven Days, Lincoln would inform his cabinet that he intended to issue a proclamation of emancipationÂ… Had McClellan been the victor in July 1862Â… the consequences for millions of enslaved African Americans might have been momentous"" (Gallagher, Richmond Campaign, 17).This anonymously published account by Richmond journalist Pollard was issued despite Lee's emphasis on censorship ""to prevent the press from giving publicity to the strength and position of his army."" Seven Days' Battles appeared in print ""almost before the sulfurous gun smoke dissipated over the scenes of fightingÂ… Although Pollard grumbled in a preface about Lee's security-driven inhospitable attitude toward newspapermenÂ… plenty of first-hand evidence appears in these pages, all of it obviously of distinctly contemporary immediacy."" Pollard, ""the ablest and most prolific Southern writer of his day'"" (Andrews, South Reports), wrote ""the first pages of a Confederate national history, a shared narrative of heroism and sacrifice to bind the southern people together"" (Bernath, Confederate Minds, 188). Howes P-461""aa"": indicating ""books that are quite scarce, obtainable only with some difficulty."" Parrish & Willingham 5001. Dornbusch III:1491. Crandall 2654. Contemporary owner inscription of ""Ben Holliday, Aberdeen, Miss[issippi]"" to ""Publisher's Notice"" page; with front wrapper containing his faint signature, and small slip (1 by 2-1/2 inches) with his signature affixed to upper edge.Text with scattered foxing, dampstaining to a few rear leaves; small closed tear, faint soiling, mild loss to corner of fragile front wrapper. A very scarce extremely good copy.

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        Das Königreich Sachsen, Thüringen und Anhalt, dargestellt in malerischen Original-Ansichten ihrer interessantesten Gegenden, Städte, Badeorte, Kirchen, Burgen und sonstigen ausgezeichneten Baudenkmäler alter und neuer Zeit. Nach der Natur aufgenommen von Ludwig Rohbock und Carl Christian Koehler, in Stahl gestochen von den ausgezeichnetsten Künstlern unserer Zeit. Mit historisch-topographischem Text. Abteilung 1 (von 2): Das Königreich Sachsen. 2 Bände.

      Darmstadt Gustav Georg Lange 1862 - Mit 2 gestochenen Titeln mit Vignetten und 71 Stahlstich-Tafeln nach Ludwig Rohbock und Carl Christian Koehler. IV, 288; IV S., S. 289-564. 25 x 16,5 cm. Halblederbände der Zeit (signiert: Louis Lohse, Dresden; etwas berieben und fleckig, ein Kapital gering abgegriffen) mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln und Rückenfileten sowie Wappen-Supralibros und Buntpapiervorsätzen. (048). Bemmann-Jatzwauk I/1, 13. - Das gesuchte, große Ansichtenwerk erschien zwischen 1855 und 1862 in Einzellieferungen zu je drei Stahlstichen und acht Seiten Text. Die hier nicht vorliegende zweite Abteilung mit 97 Tafeln umfasst "Die reußischen Lande, Thüringen und Anhalt". - Enthält schöne Ansichten von Annaberg, Bautzen (2), Chemnitz (2), Dresden (15), Leipzig (14), Löbau, Meißen (2), Oschatz, Plauen (2), Riesa, Sächsische Schweiz (15), Wurzen, Zittau, Zwickau etc. - Fliegender Vorsatz gestempelt. Mitunter gering gebräunt und fleckig, teilweise wasserrandig, dennoch ordentliches, dekorativ gebundenes Exemplar. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Spotted Sandpiper.

      W. Hart after J. Gould. Spotted Sandpiper. Original hand-coloured lithograph for Gould's Birds of Great Britain, 1862-73. 190 x 372 mm. £450

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        Reise der öesterreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde, in den Jahren 1857,1858, 1859...

      Vienna: 1861-, 1862. Three volumes, quarto, numerous folding maps and illustrations, folding map in rear endpaper sleeve of the first volume. Scarce record of the only major Austrian exploring expedition and circumnavigation. Under the command of Captain Bernard von Wüllerstorf-Urbair, the Novara travelled extensively throughout Oceania throughout 1857-1859 and visited both Australia and New Zealand. These three volumes form part of the official publication of the scientific results of the voyage. The author, Dr. Karl von Scherzer, was an anthropologist and linguist, and accordingly here contributes the ethnological description of the scientific results.At the encouragement of the former governor of New Zealand, with whom Captain Wüllerstorf-Urbair conversed while resting in Cape Town, the expedition visited Auckland where the Austrian geologists conducted skilful surveys in the volcanic regions of the North Island. Two Maori men, Wiremu Toeto and Hemera Rerehau, boarded the Novara and eventually returned to Austria. Here they joined the lavish welcoming parade, were feted by Viennese society, and eventually trained in the art of printing and lithography before returning to New Zealand. Before leaving Vienna, they were presented with a printing press, including fonts and associated tools, by the Emperor Franz Joseph. Interestingly, Dr. Scherzer himself trained as a typographer before commencing university studies, and may well have played a part in the training of Wiremu Toeto and Hemera Rerehau.The scientific results were published in 22 volumes over some 16 years. These three volumes by Dr. Scherzer form the first three volumes of the complete set, noted by Howgego for its scarcity. An abridged version was published shortly afterwards, and other contemporary editions included English and Italian translations. A few points of wear affect the joints but a fine bright set overall.

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        Les Bas-Fonds De La société

      Jules Claye Imprimeur, Paris 1862 - MONNIER Henry - Les Bas-Fonds de la société - Paris, Jules Claye Imprimeur, 1862 - In 8°de 267 pages - Edition Originale tirée à 200 exemplaires; ici le n°37 non mis dans le commerce imprimé sur papier Velin - Sans frontispice mais bel ex-libris - Reliure plein parchemin crème, dos à nerfs, filets noirs d'encadrement au dos et sur les plats - Exemplaire non rogné - Complet - Bel ouvrage - FRAIS DE PORT EN FONCTION DES TARIFS POSTAUX EN VIGUEUR ET SELON POIDS, DIMENSION ET DESTINATION Size: In 8° [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        notice for identifying their logs coming down the Susquehanna River.

      1862 - Du Bois & Lowe issue a broadside notice for identifying their logs coming down the Susquehanna River. 17" X 14" Printed at Havre de Grace, Md, March 1st. 1862 The neat part of this broadside is the branding codes of the various lumber sellers. Although most of the lumber came from the West Branch of the Susquehanna River, John DuBois was raised in Tioga County New York and still had connections here in the Owego area. Tioga County, NY was and still is a major supplier of logs to the world. This broadside hung in the law office of former Judge George Boldman of Owego. For more information about the issues of the day - United States Supreme Court 73ÂU.S.Â548 TOME Âv. DUBOIS. In the Circuit Court for the District of Maryland; the case, as stated in the brief of counsel, and assumed by this court, being in substance thus: Dubois & Lowe brought trover against Tome, Shure & Abbott to recover damages for the conversion by them of certain saw-logs, and certain planks, which Dubois & Lowe alleged to be their property. At the trial of the cause, evidence was offered on the part of the plaintiffs, that on September 30th, 1861, several booms on the Susquehanna River were carried away by a freshet, and that a large quantity of logs for lumber were swept down the river; that telegrams were at once sent to the postmasters at Port Deposit and Havre de Grace, towns on the lower part of the river, requesting them to have the logs caught and saved for the owners, and that under such notices, the defendants caught and saved a quantity of the logs, and at once began to saw them into lumber. Evidence was also offered, that a few days after the freshet, the owners of the logs appointed a committee of three persons to go down the river, and settle with the persons who had saved any portion of the logs, and with full authority to sell the same; that on the 7th or 8th October, 1861, the committee went to the sawmill of the defendants, about seven miles from Havre de Grace, and saw some of the logs there; that the committee offered to sell to the defendants all the logs between Safe Harbor Dam and Havre de Grace, which included the logs then in the possession of defendants, but the parties could not agree at to the terms of sale; that the defendants were then engaged in sawing the logs, and had prior to that time sawed some of them, and that the committee prohibited all further sawing thereof; that they estimated the lumber which had been sawed at from 40,000 to 200,000 feet; that they made several visits to the mill of the defendants, and on their last visit, which was in December, 1861, and was for the purpose of ascertaining and measuring the whole amount, there were, in their judgment and by their measurement, 400,000 feet of sawed lumber, and 100,000 feet in logs. History of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania by John Franklin Meginness on page 1099. John DuBois was one of the pioneer lumbermen of Lycoming county, and during the early development of that great industry he laid the foundation of a large fortune. He was a native of Tioga County, New York, and in 1838 came to this county and located on Lycoming creek, between Field's Station and Bodines. He and his brother Matthias purchased large tracts of pine and hemlock timber lands in Lewis and Cascade townships, erected a mill and was engaged in the manufacture of lumber under the firm name of J. Du Bois & Brother. About 1850 they took into partnership E. S. Lowe, then a prominent merchant of Williamsport, and the firm was changed to DuBois & Lowe. In the meantime Mr. Du Bois had become interested in building a boom in the Susquehanna river at Williamsport, and when the Susquehanna Boom Company was organized, he was elected its first president . He also made large purchases of timer lands in Clearfield county. DuBois & Lowe bought several hundred acres of land on the river, including the site of DeBoistown, where they build a large saw mill with an annal capacity of 6,000,000 to 8,000,000 feet of lum

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        Bar-Tender's Guide [aka How to Mix Drinks]

      1862. First Edition . THOMAS, Jerry. The Bar-Tender's Guide, a Complete Cyclopaedia of Plain and Fancy Drinks. New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, (1862). Octavo, original rose-colored cloth. $9000.First edition, third state, of the first drink manual published in the United States, prepared by the bartender at the Metropolitan Hotel in New York, illustrated with numerous in-text wood-engravings, including a diagram of a still.Jerry Thomas (to whom the famous Savoy Cocktail Book is dedicated) presents 236 recipes for social drinks ""apart from water and those of the breakfast and tea-table."" ""It struck us that a list of all the social drinks of America would really be one of the curiosities of jovial literature; and that if it was combined with a catalogue of the mixtures common to other nations [463 additional recipes, provided by Christian Schultz], and made practically useful by the addition of the concise description of the various processes for 'brewing' each, it would be a 'blessing to mankind.'"" Before The Bar-Tender's Guide, knowledge of cocktails and their recipes was largely a matter of oral tradition in the United States; its author is today regarded as ""the father of American mixology."" First edition, third state, with the price $2.50 on the front cover; the publishers printed and sold approximately 8000 first edition copies, first priced at $1.50, then $2.00, then $2.50. The earlier copies were titled The Bar-Tender's Guide, as here—other copies priced at $2.50 can be found titled How to Mix Drinks, or the Bon-Vivant's Companion, presumed to appear later. Four leaves of advertisements at rear. Cagle & Stafford 743 [How to Mix Drinks title page]. Simon 1461. See Bittings, 459. Early owner signatures and ink stamps.A few minor spots to generally clean interior; original cloth expertly restored. A very good copy, scarce and desirable in the original cloth.

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        TWELVE YEARS IN THE MINES OF CALIFORNIA; Embracing a General View of th Gold Region, with Practical Observations on Hill, Placer, and Quartz Diggings; and Notes on the Origins of Gold Deposits.

      Cambridge: Printed by Miles and Dillingham, 1862. 108 pages of text. Original brown cloth inding is worn and rubbed, with chipping to the spine extremities; protected in archival mylar. Previous owner's name on the front endpaper (from 1869). The text is clean and unmarked. Of Patterson, the "Alta California" once said "If the state of California were hunted through, it would not be possible to find a minder who had stuck to his business longer or more steadily." His narrative is an interesting one, detailing the trip to San Francisco in 1849; his travels and adventures in the Mining Districts and life and experience at Mormon Island and Georgetown. Howes P121; Wheat Gold Rush #154. First edition.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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        Wanderings Among the Falashas in Abyssinia

      1862. First Edition . STERN, Reverend Henry A. Wanderings Among the Falashas in Abyssinia; Together with a Description of the Country and its Various Inhabitants. London: Wertheim, Macintosh, and Hunt, 1862. Octavo, original blue cloth rebacked, with original spine laid down, marbled endpapers. $2800.First edition of this fascinating look at Ethiopian Jews, one of the earliest obtainable works in English on the Falashas, with eight tinted lithographed plates, in-text engravings, and one folding map.Henry Aaron Stern was born a Jew in Germany in 1820. Upon converting to Christianity in 1840, Stern joined the Hebrew College of the London JewsÂ’ Society with the intention of becoming a missionary. He traveled widely, working as a missionary to Jewish communities in Baghdad, Jerusalem, and Constantinople, among other places. The London JewsÂ’ Society became particularly interested in the fate of EthiopiaÂ’s Jews, and requested that Stern travel there. In 1863, he became a captive in Ethiopia, where he “was subjected to especially cruel tortures and indignities, for he was charged by the king with having reflected, in his book entitled ‘Wanderings among the Falashas,Â’ on the kingÂ’s ferocity, and with having stated that his mother was a vendor of Kosso” (DNB), a common medicinal plant. Interior fine. Rebacked original cloth quite clean, with original spine laid down. An excellent copy.

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        History of Greece

      , 1862. 1862. (GREECE) GROTE, George. A History of Greece; from the Earliest Period to the Close of the Generation Contemporary with Alexander the Great. London: John Murray, 1862, 1873. Ten volumes. Octavo, contemporary three-quarter tan calf, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, raised bands, green and burgundy morocco spine labels, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt. $2800.Early edition of Grote

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        Infantry Tactics for the Instruction, Exercise, and Maneuvres of the Soldiers, a Company, Line of Skirmishers, Battalion, Brigade, or Corps D'Armee (3 volume set)

      D. Van Nostrand 1862 - 3 volume set. v. 1. Schools of the soldier and company : instructions for skirmishers and music --V. 2. School of the battalion --V. 3. Evolutions of a brigade and corps d'armee. Bound in publisher's cloth. Chip on spine edge of vol. 2. Hardcover. Good binding and cover. 279 ; 279 ; 183 pages. 97 illustrations. Fold out diagrams. Vol. 2 & 3 printed 1862. Vol. 1 printed 1863. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        History of the Scottish Regiments in the British Army

      1862. MURRAY, Arch[ibald] K. History of the Scottish Regiments in the British Army. Glasgow and London: Thomas Murray and Son; Ward and Lock, 1862, 1863. Two volumes. Small quarto, contemporary full red morocco-gilt, raised bands, all edges gilt. $1500.Mixed first and second edition of this tribute to “a long line of valiant and illustrious” Scottish soldiers, illustrated with 44 plates, many hand-colored or chromolithographic.The ""Scots Greys,"" the First Royal Regiment of Foot, several celebrated regiments of Highlanders and more populate Murray's vivid, impassioned account of the Scotsmen who provided critical support in fighting Britain's battles, ""ofttimes victoriously—at all times honorably."" Illustrated with 44 plates—including many tinted and hand-colored lithographs, as well as chromolithographs with color heightening by hand—and 4 folding maps and plans. First edition of Volume I, second edition of Volume II. Armorial bookplates.Interiors generally clean. Handsome bindings with light expert restoration.

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        Geprüftes Musterkochbuch der ungarischen Küche, alles Vorzügliche der ungarischen Nationalküche, sowie auch der französischen und deutschen Kochkunst umfassend, nebst einer vollständigen Anweisung zum Einmachen der Früchte und Gemüse nach der neuesten, billigsten und zweckmäßigsten Verfahrungsweisen und einer gründlichen Belehrung über die Tranchirkunst (mit 17 in den Text gedruckten Illustrationen) und das Arrangieren größerer Tafeln; Dazu ein Anhang auserlesener Speisezettel auf alle Tage des Jahres ; Ein praktisches Handbuch für Hausfrauen und Feinschmecker,

      Pest; Wien, Hartleben, 1862. 1. Auflage mit 17 Illustrationen im Text, XII, 334 Seiten, 12x18, dunkle Pappe (späterer Einband) unter verwendung der Original-Einband-Decke, ORDENTLICHES EXEMPLAR DIESES SEHR SELTENEN UND GESUCHTEN TITELS; INNEN SEHR VEREINZELT LEICHT FLECKIG. Weiss Nr. 2063 Versand D: 5,00 EUR Ko 44558, i

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        Autograph letter signed ("JIngres").

      Paris, 2. VII. 1862. - 4to. 1 page on bifolium. To Alexandre Colonna-Walewski, Minister of State under Napoleon III, thanking "pour présenter à L'Empereur les projets de frontispice".

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        Civil War Diary, Archive

      1862. (CIVIL WAR) LINCOLN, Benjamin C. Civil War Diary, with related archive of letters and documents. No place, 1861-64. Diary 12mo, saddle-stitched, original parchment wrappers, containing 20 leaves with handwritten entries on 9 leaves for 18 pages, dated August 9, 1862-December 26, 1862, with a further 9 pages of financial notations, signed ""Benj. C. Lincoln, Co. G. 39th Mass Vols"" on front cover. Together with two autograph letters signed ""Benj C. Lincoln"" and ""Benny,"" 11 pages total, various sizes, Edwards Ferry Maryland and Camp Casey, Va., October 3 and November 2, 1862; an autograph letter (unsigned), two pages, Key West, July 29, 1864; as well as four letters and documents addressed to Lincoln, August 15, 1864-February 27, 1865. $8000.Interesting 1862 Civil War diary and related papers of Union officer and abolitionist Benjamin C. Lincoln, who would become an officer in the 2nd United States Colored Troops, in which he describes the captured home of Robert E. Lee and Jeb Stuart's Chambersburg Raid.A superb collection related to the career of Benjamin C. Lincoln (1840-65) who enlisted in the 39th Massachusetts on August 9, 1862, and served that body as a clerk until May, 1863, when he was detached to Washington to work on the staff of General John Henry Martindale. A fervent abolitionist, Lincoln accepted a commission in the 2nd Regiment of the United States Colored Troops in the summer of 1863 serving first near New Orleans and later in Key West, Florida. Lincoln died of wounds received at the Battle of Natural Bridge in March, 1865.Of particular interest is Lincoln's diary that he began the day he enlisted in the 39th Massachusetts through December, 1862. Lincoln describes his journey from Boston to Washington, first aboard a steamer that landed at Jersey City and then by rail to the capital. South of Philadelphia, Lincoln observed that the road was guarded by ""picketsÂ… stationed all the way to WashintonÂ… after we passed Baltimore the guards were much nearer together and there were a larger number at Philadelphia and all along the route to BaltimoreÂ…"" The regiment received enthusiastic welcomes from well-wishers save for Baltimore where ""the welcome was cold, and there were rumors that several soldiers had been poisoned the night before in other regiments. And soon after it was stated that some of our own men went dead from the same causeÂ…""While in Washington, Lincoln managed some time to take in the sights. Walking around Arlington he ""saw Arlington house, the residence formerly of the rebel General Lee, situated near a large oak forest, with small houses around it for negroes and commanding a fine prospect of Washington & the Potomac. The house is now used by Gen Heintzleman as his head-quarters."" Later in October, Lincoln's regiment was stationed approximately 20 miles up the Potomac from Washington, when they were ordered to march on an alarm after Stuart's Cavalry crossed the river into Maryland (known today as the Chambersburg Raid): ""the rebels had crossed the river by Point of Rocks [Maryland] and were on the Maryland side, having about 2,000 cavalry, some artillery & infantry, a body also crossed below at Seneca. Our regiment was immediately formed and marched up the riverÂ… but as the firing had ceased soon returnedÂ… I afterwards ascertained were 3,000 in number under command of Stuart."" Stuart's mission, to secure fresh horses, arms, and other supplies, also netted about 30 civilian officials to be used for exchange of captured Confederates. Stuart also managed to destroy an important rail crossing near Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. Some light wear to spine of diary, rear pastedown lifted, Lincoln's entries clean, clearly legible and fine. Expected mailing folds and light toning to remaining items; overall, excellent condition.

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        British Schools of Art

      1862 - MURRAY, H[enry]. The British Schools of Art: A Selection of Examples Engraved in Line by Eminent Artists. London: James S. Virtue, circa 1862. Two volumes. Small folio, contemporary full burgundy morocco, elaborately blind- and gilt-stamped spines and covers, raised bands, all edges gilt. $1650.Beautifully bound copy, lavishly illustrated with 90 engraved plates.Includes engravings after works by Constable, Turner, Landseer, and dozens of other British artists. Fine condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Syllabaire ou exercices de lecture arabe. À l'usage des enfants.

      Mosul, Imprimerie des Peres Dominicains, 1862. - Small 8vo. 96 pp. Contemporary auburn cloth. Rare Iraq-published Arabic primer for the use of young learners, entirely printed in Arabic but for the additional French title page. The Dominican Press of Mosul, operated by local French Dominican Christians from ca. 1856 to the beginning of the Great War, may be credited with the first sustained printing activity in Iraq. They produced Arabic, Syriac, and neo-Aramaic books by and for the Syrian Catholic and Chaldean churches. - Very scarce; an excellent copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Manuel du Brasseur Guide Thandeacuteorique et Pratique de la Fabrication de la Biandegravere Traitant spandeacutecialement des Mandeacutethodes de Brassage Usitandeacutees en Baviandegravere

      

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        Les Miserables. In three volumes

      London: Hurst and Blackett, Publishers 1862. In 3 volumes. Second edition of the first English translation, issued in the same year as the first French edition and just weeks after the first English. Brown half morocco over brown cloth. Five raised bands to spines with gilt lettering. Top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Bound by Riviere. Spines slightly but uniformly faded to light brown. Minor rubbing to spine ends. Internally clean with occasional light foxing. Extra illustrated edition with numerous full-page illustrations taken from the French edition. Copac records just 3 locations for the second edition: Cardiff; Manchester & Sheffield Universities. The first edition is just held at Cambridge & Trinity College Dublin. An attractive set in VG or better condition. Scarce. . Very Good. Half Morocco. Second Edition. 1862. 8vo..

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