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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]

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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.

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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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        Les émaux de Petitot au Musée Impérial du Louvre

      - Blaisot, Paris 1862 - 1864, In-4 (22,5x30,5cm), 2 tomes en 2 volumes reliés. - Prima edizione, illustrata con 50 ritratti incisione medaglione. Ogni ritratto è accompagnato da un biografici circa 12 pagine scritte da autori diversi. Leganti pieno marocco epoca rosso firmato Amand. Indietro con i nervi finemente e riccamente decorata con rose e intrecci. I titoli e numeri di volume dorati. I piatti decorati con soglia di direzione centrale e di coaching ferri triple net nei pennacchi. Grande fregio interno. bordi dorati. attrito luce su alcuni nervi, cappette. Mors superiore del volume I incrinato la testa e la coda. Alcune tracce di attrito sul piano superiore del Volume II. Il legame Splendid perfettamente stabiliti in Marocco. Bookplate delle armi XIX Bordes Fortage - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, illustrée de 50 magnifiques portraits gravés au burin par Ceroni en médaillon. Chaque portrait est accompagné d'une notice biographique d'environ 12 pages, rédigée par différents auteurs. Publication de luxe. Reliures en plein maroquin rouge d'époque signées Amand. Dos à nerfs finement et richement orné de roses et d'entrelacs. Titres et tomaisons dorés. Plats décorés à la Du Seuil avec encadrement central et triple filet d'encadrement, fers dans les écoinçons. Large frise intérieure. Tranches dorées. Légers frottements sur certains nerfs, en coiffes. Mors supérieur du tome I fendillé en tête et queue. Quelques traces de frottements sur le plat supérieur du tome II. Exemplaire très frais, avec quelques rares piqûres et feuillets un peu plus jaunes. Splendide reliure parfaitement établie en maroquin. Celui que l'on surnomma "le Raphaël de la peinture sur émail" a réalisé au XVIIe une série de portraits des grands personnage du temps de Louis XIV (Richelieu, Mme de Montbazon, Turenne, La Rochefoucauld, Ninon de l'Enclos, Colbert, Mme de Sevigne, M le Comte de Grignan, Mme Scarron, la Duchesse de Portsmouth), avec une perfection incomparable. Ces portraits étaient exposés au musée impérial du Louvre et donnèrent naissance à cet ouvrage. Ex-libris aux armes du XIXe de Bordes de Fortage

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        Les Mis

      A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven & Co., Brussels 1862 - VICTOR HUGO'S LES MIS

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        History of Greece

      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’s celebrated history of Greece, illustrated with three frontispiece portraits, a large folding map of Greece, and with 12 engraved maps and plans (eight folding), handsomely bound by Riviere & Son.A banker, member of Parliament, staunch social reformer and one of the founders of the University of London, Grote was among the first to attempt to write a comprehensive work on Greece's political and intellectual heritage. His History extends from the mythical beginnings of Greek culture and legend to the reign of Alexander the Great. ""The work of a master… The political lessons and ethical judgments so characteristic of the [History] render it the most instructive of histories"" (DNB). Grote ""incontestably won for himself the title not merely of a historian, but of the historian of Greece"" (Allibone I:747). Grote's History ""is notable for its accurate geographical details, for the spirit and vigor of its passages descriptive of martial exploits, and, above all, for its obvious purpose of showing the elevating and inspiring influence of freedom upon human activity… Each chapter is, in a way, a monograph in itself, and the work as a whole is one of the greatest masterpieces of historical research that have ever been put forth"" (Peck, 753). Some folding maps heightened in color by hand. First published in 12 volumes in 1846-56. With the first edition of Grote's Minor Works and second edition of The Personal Life of George Grote (both 1873). Bookplates of New York financier Harris C. Fahnestock, a founder of the First National Bank of New York (later Citibank).Tape reinforcements to verso of folding map in Volume VII. Loss to lower corner of pages 9-10 in Minor Works. Light rubbing to spine ends and edges of bindings; a few volumes with expert joint repairs. A handsome near-fine set.

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        Autograph letter signed.

      1862. Signed. (DARWIN, Charles) DARWIN, Emma. Autograph letter signed. Bromley, Kent, June 28, [1862]. Single sheet of letterhead, measuring 4 by 6 inches folded in half; pp. 4. $4500.Original signed autograph letter from Charles Darwin’s wife Emma Darwin to painter and essayist Thomas Gold Appleton relating Charles Darwin’s gratitude for the natural history book Appleton sent him, mentioning Darwin’s continuing illness, remarking on the Civil War and slavery, and imploring Appleton to visit if he planned to come to England as Darwin was eager to see him again.The letter, written entirely in Emma Darwin’s hand on the stationery of Darwin’s residence at Down House, reads: “June 28. My dear Mr Appleton, It was very pleasant to find ourselves so kindly remembered by you at such a distance of time & Mr. Darwin begs me to thank you most cordially for the beautiful book… He begs me to say that the book is one of the most beautiful specimens of work of Nat. History he has ever seen. I wish we could have had the pleasure of seeing your brother here but Mr Darwin has been too unwell to see any visitors. We shall rejoice at the termination of the war & if we cannot hope to see slavery abolished I think it must at all events be prevented from spreading. If you shd be coming to England I hope you will let us know as we should be so glad to see you again. Mr Darwin… has the pleasantest recollection of the days you spent here. Very truly yours. E. Darwin.” This autograph letter is accompanied by the first mainstream publication of Emma Darwin’s collected letters, edited by her daughter, Henrietta Litchfield. “Although a biography of Emma, this contains a large number of letters from Charles and is an important source of information about his day to day and family life” (Freeman 1553). With 19 illustrated plates. Accompanied by the first published edition of Emma Darwin’s collected letters, edited by her daughter. (New York: Appleton, 1915). This edition was preceded by a 1904 privately printed edition of only 250 copies that were distributed only to family and friends. This edition contains substantial textual alterations. The recipient of the letter, Thomas Gold Appleton, was distantly related to both Charles and Emma Darwin by marriage (the Darwins themselves were first cousins). Appleton and his wife were close friends of the Darwins and they corresponded frequently and at length. A Boston native, Thomas Appleton was incredibly popular, particularly among prominent members of the Unitarian community such as Charles Darwin, Oliver Wendell Holmes, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (his brother-in-law), both for his remarkable kindness and for his wit, which was so acute that Oscar Wilde quoted him in A Woman of No Importance. Though remembered best for his sociability, Appleton was also a talented painter and essayist who frequently focused on social matters such as abolition, as eluded to in this letter. Like Appleton, Darwin was a devoted abolitionist who once criticized The Times for failing to show even “a shade of feeling against slavery.” Darwin and his wife both expressed their understanding, if not unqualified support, of the Northern cause, even at a time when much of England sided with the South. Darwin was deeply disturbed by the political climate on both sides of the Atlantic and his correspondence from the time clearly showed his frustration and dismay over slavery and the costs of war. Although 1862 was once of Darwin’s most scientifically productive years, he spent much of the early summer afflicted by a case of eczema and a fever-type illness that prevented him from attending several important meetings and from visiting with friends such as Appleton’s brother. Nevertheless, by the end of the year, Darwin had performed a large number of complex botanical experiments and had succeeded in publishing two botanical papers and a book on the pollination mechanisms of orchids, all while remaining deeply involved with the British scientific community and developments in the field of evolution. Also included with this autograph letter is a typed letter from a researcher at the Darwin Correspondence Project at Cambridge requesting permission from the former owner, prominent gerontologist James G. Zimmer, to include this letter in Volume X of The Correspondence of Charles Darwin. Book contains owner signatures of E.C. Case, possibly the prominent American paleontologist.Autograph letter in exceptional condition, with only original mailing creases, two very faint areas of discoloration, and a single bit of paper residue not affecting text. Books most attractive, with only minor scattered foxing, a bit of toning to spines, and slight soiling to original cloth. A most desirable and interesting letter with a wonderful association, accompanied by Henrietta Litchfield’s classic biography of her mother, Emma Darwin.

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        Works

      1862. DE QUINCEY, Thomas. The Works of Thomas De Quincey “The English Opium-Eater.” Including all his Contributions to Periodical Literature. Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1862-63, 1871. Sixteen volumes. Octavo, contemporary half red straight-grain morocco gilt, green morocco spine labels, top edges gilt. $2500.Third collected edition, with frontispiece portraits and numerous illustrations, handsomely bound.De Quincey’s “rich imagination enabled him… to become one of the great masters of English in what he calls the ‘department of impassioned prose’… he has left many writings which… are unrivaled in modern English” (DNB). Includes Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, as well as biographies, reviews, and essays concerning literary figures from Milton to Coleridge. One volume with expert joint repair, otherwise fine. A handsome set.

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        SIGNIFICANT AND RARE ARCHIVE OF WESTERN RANCHING AND FRONTIER PHOTOGRAPHS BY THE SKILLED COWBOY PHOTOGRAPHER, ALEXANDER ANDREW FORBES

      First edition. Thirty mounted albumen photographs, all measuring 20.5 cm x 13 cm ( 8" x 5"). Many photographs marked either from the negative, or with a photographer's blind stamp on verso that reads, "A. A. Forbes Photo, Wildomar, Calif." Marking suggests that Forbes stamped these images during his California days, which began after eight years photographing and developing cowboy images from a covered wagon. Forbes was trained by and involved with W. S. Prettyman, George Cornish, and Thomas Croft, all notable photographers who happened to operate in Arkansas City, Kansas during the opening of the Cherokee Strip. Forbes has been referred to as "The Ansel Adams of Cowboy Photography." Andrew Alexander Forbes (1862-1921) was born in Ottawa Township, Wisconsin, and became interested in photography around the late 1870s or early 1880s while working on his family's cattle ranch. Among his photographic achievements are photographs taken at the opening of the “Cherokee Strip” at the fourth Oklahoma land run in September 1893. A more complete description of the photographs is available upon request.

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        The Ordnance Manual for the Use of the Offices of the United States Army

      J. B. LIPPINCOTT & CO., PHILADELPHIA 1862 - text block racked, gilt on cover and spine, corners bumped, 33 black and white plates in rear, DATE PUBLISHED: 1862 EDITION: 559+33 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Curiosités d'histoire naturelle et astronomie amusante. Réalités fantastiques, voyages dans les planètes, etc...

      - Passard, Paris 1862, 15,5x24,5cm, relié. - Edizione originale. Binding cioccolato dispiacere mezzo, schiena piatta decorata con fili dorati e nero con alcune piccole tracce di sfregamento, piatti di carta marmorizzata colpiti graffi e piccole mancanze di carta, un paio di strappi sulle fette, guardie e contreplats di carta a tank, vincolante contemporaneo. Formiche bianche, caccia faina sable in Siberia, il Granduca, marinai monaci, le comete, gli abitanti di Marte e Giove ... Libro illustrato con 30 xilografie tratte in parte dall'autore. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure en demi chagrin chocolat, dos lisse orné de filets dorés et noirs comportant quelques petites traces de frottements, plats de papier marbré affectés d'éraflures ainsi que de petits manques de papier, quelques accrocs sur les tranches, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, reliure de l'époque. Fourmis blanches, chasse de la marte zibeline en Sibérie, le grand duc, moines marins, les comètes, les habitants de Mars et de Jupiter... Ouvrage illustré de 30 gravures sur bois dessinées en partie par l'auteur.

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        Erde?y ermei Kepatlaszszal („Die Münzen Siebenbürgens" / 2 Bände – Text- und Tafelband).

      Pest, Eggenberger Magyar Akademia,1862. - Mit 24 gestochenen Tafeln, VII, 2 Blatt (Tafelband); XIV, 1 Blatt, 186 Seiten, 1 Blatt (Textband), Halbleinenbände der Zeit, 32 x 26 cm bzw. 29,5 x 23 cm, Einbände etwas berieben, die Tafeln teils etwas stockfleckig. Beschreibung siebenbürgischer Münzen aus der Zeit von 1551 bis 1837.

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        Finely penned document signed, in Italian with translation, (1820-1878, from 1861 First King of Italy)

      1862 - to the President of Peru, (Ramón Castilla, 1797-1867, President 1845-1851 & 1855-1862), beginning with his title "by the grace of God and by the will of the nation King of Italy", saying "The events which have been in preparation since 1860 in the Italian peninsula and which have been effected by the free and firm will of the people, have resolved Us to sanction the law passed by the Parliament by which We have assumed for Us and for Our successors the title of King of Italy . in recognising this Our new title, You, and in the name of the Republic of Peru over which You so worthily preside, will be showing Us a new mark of Your favour . and of Sympathy with the Italian Nation", and praying that "God may keep you . Our good Friend, in His holy and worthy care", signed also by Baron Bettino RICASOLI, (1809-1880, Italian Patriot, Chief Minister 1861-1862 & 1866-1867), 1 side 14" x 9½" and conjugate blank, note in Spanish on side 2 to acknowledge and publish signed 'Ribeyra', Turin, 5th January small tear on central fold [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Document signed, to the President of Peru, (1819-1901, from 1837 Queen of Great Britain)

      1862 - (Miguel de San Román, d. 1863, President from 1862), acknowledging his letter of the 29th October "in which You announce to Us that You had been called to the Presidency . by the free suffrages of Your fellow citizens", congratulating him "upon this signal mark of the Esteem and Confidence of Your Countrymen" and assuring him that "it is Our earnest desire to strengthen . the Relations of Friendship happily subsisting between Great Britain and the Republic", and recommending him "to the Protection of the Almighty", signed also "Russell" (Lord John, 1792-1878, from 1861 1st Earl) as Foreign Secretary, 2 sides folio black edged and conjugate blank, Windsor Castle, 20th December [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Poems.

      Cambridge: Macmillan and Co.,, 1862. With a Memoir. Octavo. Original green honeycomb cloth, titles to spine gilt, Clough's decorated monogram in frame to front cover black and gilt, frame to rear cover in blind, brown coated endpapers. Binder's label to rear pastedown. Spine gently rolled, wear to spine ends, rubbing to joints, frayed to head of spine and front cover join, bumps to tips, small abrasion to front free endpaper coating; a very good copy. Posthumous reissue published by Clough's wife in the UK and the US simultaneously, with the memoirs written by F. T Palgrave and C. E. Norton respectively. Presentation copy inscribed by Blanche Shore Smith, née Clough, on the half-title, "With Mrs. Clough's kind regards". An additional inscription by its, as yet untraceable, recipient, "Rec. 6th August 1862, sent to me at Chew Magna, C. L. Rose". Blanche Clough was a cousin of Florence Nightingale, whom Arthur Clough assisted in her campaign to reform military hospitals and escorted "to Calais in 1854 on her first voyage to the Crimea" (ODNB). Originally issued in January 1849 as Ambarvalia, a collection of verse by Clough and his Cambridge friend Thomas Burbidge, the book was reissued in 1850 from the original sheets with Burbidge's poems omitted and a simple fly-title, "Poems / by / Arthur H. Clough", in place of the original title. "This collection contained Clough's choice of the poems written during the years at Balliol and Oriel. Most are short poems, recalling the trials of student years and the journeys of the religious doubter. 'Qui laborat, orat', admired by Tennyson, expresses the tension of prayer to a God who is ineffable; 'The New Sinai' dramatizes the conflict between religion and science" (ODNB). Contemporary presentation copies are uncommon, with none traced at auction from Blanche Clough, and only one traced inscribed by the editor, dated 1939.

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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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        Autograph Letter Signed to Robert Bateson HARVEY, (Benjamin, Earl of Beaconsfield, 1804-1881, Prime Minister and Novelist)

      1862 - (1825-1887, M.P. for Buckinghamshire, 1863-1868 and 1874-1885, from 1868 1st Baronet of Langley Park), saying "We wish very much you could induce Mrs Harvey to pay us a visit here. It would give Mrs Disraeli and myself very great pleasure . Should you be at Langley, as I hope, & disengaged, wh: I hope still more, would you come to us on [Thursday] the 25th & meet one or two agreeable friends, & stay with us, at least, until the Monday following?", ending "With our kind remembrances to all yr: circle", 3 sides 8vo., no place, 18th September side 1 and blank side 4 evenly sunned The badge at the head of side 1 has been skilfully replaced at an early date with Disraeli's as Earl of Beaconsfield, 1876, K.G. 1878, an EB surrounded by the Garter under an Earl's coronet.

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        Manoscritto su carta. Prima metà XIX secolo

      1862. Manoscritto autografo costituito da 23 ff. in-4 cuciti in fascicolo, fittamente vergati sia sul recto che sul verso. Brossura originale in carta; il primo fascicolo con sovracoperta in carta grigia, intitolato ''Carlo Marenco. Autografi'' (in diversa grafia), reca sul foglio 1 recto, sotto titolo ''1 Masaniello. Frammenti di Canto'' la seguente dedica: ''All'esimo Avv. Gustavo Paroletti Giacinto di Carlo Marenco da Ceva, questi autografi del padre suo dona. Addá 8 luglio 1862''. Senza numerazioni di pag. ma: ff. 1-14: ''Masaniello. Frammenti di Canto''. Sicuramente una delle prime, se non la prima stesura. Numerose le cancellazioni, le giunte, le correzioni autografe - ff. 15-18 recto: ''Lamento di Catalano Alfieri'' Ode, anch'essa fitta di rilevanti correzioni autografe.- ff. 18 verso-20: ''San Rocco''. Inno. Senza correzioni. - ff. 21-23: ''Preghiera de'Piagnoni nell'assedio di Firenze'', con qualche correzione autografa. Carlo Marenco (Mortara 1800- 1846) autore drammatico, poeta e saggista. Influenzato dalla produzione teatrale di S. Pellico che lo conobbe e lo sostenne, le sue opere s'ispirano a Victor Hugo e, ancor più, a C. Delavigne. Il suo capolavoro è ritenuto ''Pia de' Tolomei'' (1837).

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        Les misérables

      first edition published a few days before that of Paris, without edition statement. It differs somewhat from the Paris edition, including its pages in black titles, and tables established 5 parts, detailing two volumes, which can guide the bookbinder here as to link all 5 books and not ten.Binders half morocco chocolate contemporary. Back to 4 nerves decorated with wheels and tail head, double gold thread on the nerves, and blind fillets between nerves. Slight traces of friction. A scratch the last box of volume 3-4. rubbed flat. Brunissures scattered, especially at the beginning of each volume and more rare on the whole. Beautiful copy in half morocco contemporary. A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven & Cie Bruxelles 1862 Fort in-8 (14,5x23cm) 10 tomes en 5 volumes reliés

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        Atlas Sphéroïdal et Universel de Géographie. Dressé à l'aide des documents officiels, récemment publiés en France et à l'étranger

      1 vol. in-folio (62,3 x 46,5 cm mesurée en reliure) reliure de l'époque demi-chagrin noir, Veuve Jules Renouard, Paris, 1862, 3 ff. (faux-titre, titre, préface, table des matières), 1 f. (table et notice des tableaux généraux), 10 tableaux généraux (en 10 cartes doubles), 1 f. (table et notice de l'atlas sphéroïdal), 10 cartes sphéroïdales (4 cartes doubles et 6 simples), 3 ff (table générale de l'atlas universel et Table pour l'Europe), 16 cartes pour l'Europe (4 doubles et 12 simples), 1 f. (Table pour l'Asie), 6 cartes pour l'Asie (1 double et 5 simples), 1 f. (Table pour l'Afrique), 6 cartes pour l'Afrique (1 carte double et 5 simples), 2 ff. (Table pour l'Amérique), 11 cartes pour l'Amérique (1 carte double et 10 simples), 1 f. (Table pour l'Océanie), 4 cartes pour l'Océanie (1 carte double et 3 simples), soit 63 cartes en couleurs Très rare exemplaire de l'Atlas Sphéroïdal et Universel de Garnier, bien complet des 63 cartes coloriées. Bon exemplaire (dos, coins et coupes lég. frottés, bel état par ailleurs). Lors de sa parution, « il reçoit un accueil unanimement favorable, au point qu'on le compare aux meilleurs travaux allemands ». Membre de la Société de Géographie depuis 1850, Garnier mettra 15 années à élaborer le présent ouvrage. « Cette parution déclenche un concert de louanges. Noirot, dans la revue du Monde Colonial, juge que l'exécution typographique, le choix du papier, la parfaite netteté du coloriage en font un monument géographique hors ligne. Pour le vulgarisateur Louis Figuier, « l'ouvrage est aussi complet qu'il pouvait l'être, et nous pourrons l'opposer avec fierté aux grands atlas anglais et allemands, qui ont fait la renommée des Johnston, des Kiepert, des Stieler et des Berghaus". Elisée Reclus n'est pas moins laudatif. Le plus curieux dans cet atlas est sa seconde partie dans laquelle "est appliquée une projection jugée "saisissante" par les contemporains. Il s'agit de la projection orthographique, appartenant à la catégorie des projections perspectives, qui représentent la surface du géoïde comme la verrait un spectateur place en un point determine de l'espace". Cet aspect précis de l'ouvrage marquera fortement Elisée Reclus" (pour toutes ces citations, cf Gilles Palsky, Revue de la BNF, 24, pp. 39-45). As it's well explained on the David Rumsey Map Collection website, "This atlas is exceptional for its "spheroidal" maps of the globe, showing the various continents and poles, shaded to give the effect of a sphere floating in space. The remaining maps are also very well executed and colored, mostly by hand, a few in colored litho. In recent years, this atlas has become rare in the trade. This is the only atlas that Garnier produced, according to Phillips. Tooley lists an 1860 edition." Français

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        Grand Soirée Variée de Magie Egyptienne, humoriste, de chant et de ventriloquie en trois parties. - Ohne Apparate und mit humoristisch-poetischem Vortrag: Große abwechselnde Production im Bereiche egyptischer Geheimnisse, Gesang- und Bauchrednerkunst in drei Abtheilungen. (Unterzeichner:) Joseph Kalchner, Physiker, vormals Theater-Director aus München.

      Offenburg, J. Ottent und Sohn, 1862. Einblattdruck mit kl. Holzschnitt. Blattgr.: 34 x 21,5 cm. "Was die Kunst der Bauchsprache betrifft, schmeichelt sich der Künstler in einer Entfernung von 7 Min. täuschen mit einer zweiten Person eine Conversation zu führen ohne den Mund vom Publikum abzuwenden, wie man es noch nicht gehört. Das Commandiren eines Bataillons und der Zugführer in verschiedenen Stimmen wird sehr überraschen." - Gering fleckig. Bücher de

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        HUNGARY / VOJVODINA Ð TISZA (TISA) RIVER SYSTEM: Darstellung des Theissregulirungs-Unternehmens seit dem Beginne der Arbeiten im Jahre 1846 bis zum Schlusse des Jahres 1860. [Accompanied by:] Stephan WEISS. Uebersichts-Karte des Theiss-Flusses vom Ursprung bis zur MŸndung in die Donau mit der Darstellung des Standes Regulirungsarbeiten an diesem Flusse zu Ende des Jahres 1860. Vienna: Reiffenstein & Ršsch, 1861.

      Vienna: K K Hof- und Staatsdruckerei 1862 - 4¡ (30.5 x 24 cm / 12 x 9.5 inches): 59 pp. + 1 chromolithographed map, original white satin endpapers, bound in original navy blue cloth with blind-stamped designs and title and border debossed in gilt (Excellent condition, nearly mint). Chromolithographed map, dissected into 16 sections and mounted upon original linen (100 x 128 cm / 47 x 50.5 inches), folding into original navy blue cloth-covered slipcase with blind-stamped designs and title debossed in gilt, matching the binding of the accompanying text (Excellent condition, map clean and bright, only minor wear to extremities of slipcase). An exquisite presentation set comprising a large map and report, showcasing the Tisza River, the DanubeÕs greatest tributary, which has its source in the Ukraine, and then flows through Romania, Hungary and the Vojvodina region of Serbia, focusing on the ÔRegulation of the TiszaÕ, one of the eraÕs great hydrological engineering projects. This extremely attractive and fascinating presentation set focuses on the Tisza River (Tisa, known in German as the Theiss Fluss), the DanubeÕs mightiest tributary, that for most of its course flows through eastern Hungary and the Vojvodina region of Serbia. Uniformly bound in fine gilt-blind-stamped cloth, this set was evidently intended for presentation to a VIP figure, perhaps a minister or a nobleman, as other known sets do not seem to be bound in such an exquisite manner. The set was made to showcase the first, and most critical, phase of the ÔRegulation of the TiszaÕ, an engineering mega-project which straightened the course of the river in order to ease flooding and aid navigation. The set consists of a large, carefully drafted and finely coloured map of the Tisza and its major tributaries, accompanied by a written report on the Regulation project. All considered, the set forms the finest 19th Century work on the geography and hydrology of the Tisza, and indeed one of the most impressive works of its kind issued in all of Europe during the same period. The fascinating text volume, written by Florian Ritter von Pasetti, on behalf of the Tisza Regulatory Company, is described as an ÔExtract from a reportÕ to the Imperial Minister of Public Works, Josef Lasser von Zollheim. The work is a masterpeice of hydrological engieering litterature, giving a detailed, yet easy to read, insidersÕ account of one of the grandest projects of its kind ever undertaken in Europe. At the end of the work is a beautiful, colourful map of the Tisza watershed, highlighting it major tributary basins, ÔCroquis der ThiessÕ, made by the same draftsman as of the large map. The large map, created by Stephan Weiss, a master draftsman of the Austrian Public Works Ministry, is predicated on the best official surveys and blueprints. While entitled in German, it generally uses the local Hungarian nomenclature for place names, and provides a meticulous and precise scientific rendering of the Tisza and its major tributaries. SEE OUR WEB PAGE FOR LONGER DESCRIPTION.References: Jahrbuch der Geologischen Reichsanstalt, Volume 12 (1861), p. 544; Mittheilungen aus Justus Perthes' Geographischer Anstalt, vol. 11 (1865), p. 461; Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften ., vol. 46 (1863), p. 300.

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        MITCHELL'S NEW GENERAL ATLAS, Containing Maps of the Various Countries of the World, Plans of Cities, Etc. Embraced in Fifty Quarto Maps, Forming a Series of Eighty Maps and Plans, Together with Valuable Statistical Tables.

      Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1862. Original leather and cloth binding is heavily worn, with several maps loose. Moderate foxing scatted moderately throughout text, and staining affecting all of the pages of text but only the first and final maps. Lacking plate 79 containing a map of Africa and an inset map (80) of the Island of St. Helena. Plates 8, 13, 13.5, 34, 36 have tears into the image area, and about a half dozen plates have moderate to heavy soiling with some chipping to the edges, about as many have pencil markings in them in what appears to be updates to railroad lines, and about as many have minor smudging and/or soiling in the image area. The hand-colored maps are bright and attractive, offering an interesting view of the States during the Civil War, as well as the world. . First Edition. Hardcover. Good+ condition. Folio.

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