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        Musterblätter des modernsten nordamerikanischen Wagenbaues. Nebst erklärendem Text. 2., wohlfeilere Ausgabe. 3 Teile in 1 Band.

      Weimar Voigt 1862 - (25,5 x 21 cm). (2) 18 S.; (2) 12 S.; 14 S. Mit 20 (3 teilkolorierten) lithographierten Tafeln. Moderner Halbleinwandband im Stil der Zeit mit beigebundenem bedruckten Original-Umschlag. Der Verfasser, Direktor der großen Wagenfabrik des Westens "Felch & Ritches" zu Cincinnati, beschreibt hier die Eigentümlichkeiten der nordamerikanischen Wagen, einzelne Wagenteile, eine französische Methode des Planzeichnens, Polster-Arbeiten, das Lackieren, hohe und niedere Räder, Kreisbewegung verschiedener Gestelle, Spuren und Sturz der Räder. - Die Tafeln zeigen hübsche Abbildungen verschiedener Kutschen und Wagen sowie ihrer Details. - Stellenweise gering gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. Umschlag leicht angestaubt und am oberen Rand mit kleinen Fehlstellen. Insgesamt wohlerhalten [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Life in the Forests of the Far East

      London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1862. First edition. Two volumes. 8vo. (v)-xx, 400; (iii), xviii, (ii), 420 pp, bound without the errata leaf in volume I and both half titles. Recent tan half calf over marbled boards, spine with raised bands, gilt lettered red labels, lettered direct to two lower panels. 12 tinted lithographs, 4 coloured lithographs and 3 folding maps. Some foxing adjacent to the plates and maps, a very good set.

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        Les Miserables

      Brussels: A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven & Ce, 1862. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition. Very Good. Ten volumes bound in five. Half sheepskin binding, gilt stamping to spine, marbled end sheets; boards rubbed and edge worn. Foxing to pages and wear commensurate with age. The first two volumes of the Belgian edition were published several days before the Paris edition, giving it distinction as the first edition; the remaining volumes were published May 15, 1862.

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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

      Longmans, Green [et al.], London 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." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Memoria presentada a la Asamblea General Legislativa en el 2º período de la 9º Legislatura por el Ministro Secretario de Estado en el Departamento de Relaciones Exteriores

      s/e, Montevideo 1862 - Encuadernado con: 1) Memoria del Departamento de Hacienda presentada a la Asamblea General Legislativa en el 2º período de la 9º Legislatura. Montevideo, Imprenta de La República, abril de 1862. 2) Memoria de la Junta Económico-Administrativa del Departamento de Motebideo correspondiente a los años de 1858, 1859 y 1860. Montevideo. Imprenta de Dermidio de María y Hermano. 3) Comisión Central Directiva de Inmigración. República Oriental del Uruguay. Informe anual de 1875. Inmigración, colonización e intereses generales por el Gerente y Secretario Lucio Rodriguez. Montevideo. Imprenta a vapor de "La Tribuna", 1875. 1 volumen(es)/volume(s) 109 páginas

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        AUTOGRAPH BOOK CONTAINING PORTRAITS AND AUTOGRAPHS OF THE ALBANY LAW SCHOOL OFFICIALS AND MEMBERS OF THE GRADUATING CLASS OF 1862.

      [Albany, NY:. 1862]. 5.25" x 8". Ten pages with 53 small oval sepia portrait photographs, most with names written in ink beneath them. Bound in a blank book containing about 120pp. Blue blind embossed cloth with gilt decoration and title on front cover [extremities worn], gilt decorated spine. Last few leaves loosening from text block. Light scattered foxing. Very Good. [offered with] AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, FROM IRA HARRIS TO ISAAC BASSETT, ESQ., ALBANY, APRIL 29, 1863, referring to the impending publication of testimony at the Committee on the Conduct of the War and requesting Bassett to send him "a few copies, in a bag, filling it up with other documents from my Committee." 9" x 11" lined paper, folded to 5.5" x 9". [4] pp, written on page [1] only. Very Good. Albany Law School was founded in 1851 and is one of the oldest independent law schools in the United States. Amos Dean, a lawyer and one of its founders, was its first Dean. His portrait is included here. A few of the other people depicted are Ira Harris [1802-1875], another founder of the school who also served in the U.S. Senate from 1861 to 1867; William Henry Holt [1842-1919], a Kentucky native and first judge of the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico; Nelson Frank Acers [1839-1908], who went to Kansas a few years after his graduation. He was appointed Internal Revenue Collector by President Cleveland; John B.J. Fenton [1842-?], a lawyer in Newburgh, New York, indicted for fraud. Arrest warrants were issued in March, 1874, but Fenton fled New York to evade arrest, having stolen more than. See, "Queer Proceedings by a Newburg Attorney - His Flight to Avoid Arrest" [New York Times, March 27, 1874.]

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        The Oriental Album: Twenty illustrations in oil colors of the people and scenery of Turkey, with an explanatory and descriptive text

      Anson D.F. Randolph, New York 1862 - (18 x 13 3/4 inches). Tinted lithographic additional title by Charles Parsons, printed by Endicott & Co., 20 chromolithographic plates by Parsons after van Lennep, all printed by Endicott & Co. of New York. Modern half brown morocco and cloth boards, spine gilt. A rare and important American color-plate book One of the relatively few American costume books, and certainly the best such created in 19th-century America. This is a notable and unusual instance of the taste for the Ottoman or "Turkish" which manifested itself in the furniture of the period but seldom in books. In terms of American color-plate books, this is one of the only large projects from the 1860s, when the Civil War seems to have curtailed production of such lavish enterprises. "The one really big chromolithographic book of this decade . the art is simple, but [Charles] Parson's hand is obvious in the good lithography, and Endicott's printing is well done for its time" (McGrath). "Endicott achieved a rich variety of color which demonstrated the increased technical ability of American printers in the medium" (Reese). Henry Van Lennep was born in Smyrna, the son of European merchants. Educated, on the advice of American missionaries, in the United States, he returned to Turkey as a missionary in 1840, and spent most of the next twenty years in various parts of the Ottoman Empire. Returning to the United States in 1861, he turned his superb original drawings of Middle Eastern life into the Oriental Album. The plates include two scenes of Jewish life in the Ottoman Empire. Included are plates of "A Turkish Effendi", "Armenian Lady (at home)", "Turkish and Armenian Ladies (abroad)", "Turkish Scribe", "Turkish Lady of Rank (at home)", "Turkish Cavass (police officer)", "Turkish Lady (unveiled)", "Armenian Piper", "Armenian Ladies (at home)", "Armenian Marriage Procession", "Armenian Bride", "Albanian Guard", "Armenian Peasant Woman", "Bagdad Merchant (travelling)", "Jewish Marriage", "Jewish Merchant", "Gypsy Fortune Telling", "Bandit Chief", "Circassian Warrior", "Druse Girl." Bennett, p.108; Blackmer Catalogue 1715; Blackmer Sale 1500; DAB XIX, 200; McGrath, pp.38, 115, 162; Reese, Stamped with a National Character 97; Atabey 1274. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La légende du Juif errant. Compositions et dessins par Gustave Doré, gravés sur bois par F. Rouget, O. Jahyer et J. Gauchard, imprimés par J. Best. Poème avec prologue et épilogue par Pierre Dupont. Préface et notice bibliographique par Paul Lacroix (Bibliophile Jacob). Avec la Ballade de Béranger mise en musique par Ernest Doré. Deuxième édition.

      - Paris, Librairie du Magasin pittoresque, 1862; in-plano, 19 pp. + 12 ff. de planches, demi-basane bleue de l'époque, dos lisse à faux nerfs (petits accidents aux coiffes, dos et coupes un peu frottés). Leblanc, 218. Second tirage du plus spectaculaire des livres illustrés par Gustave Doré, comprenant 12 planches monumentales évoquant un monde chaotique et sombre. "Le chef-d'?uvre de Doré dans le genre chaotique (?). Et puis le format est formidable !" (Beraldi). En préface, Paul Lacroix rend hommage à la virtuosité des graveurs : "L'emploi des planches de buis qu'on avait pas encore appropriées à des ?uvres de pareille dimension leur a permis de faire entrer dans ces grandes pages les travaux les plus fins et les plus achevés ; ils ont ainsi, au moyen de la gravure sur bois, rendu des tons et des effets qu'on croyait ne pouvoir obtenir qu'avec la gravure sur métal". Reconnaissant et conscient du tour de force, Doré céda ses droits de reproduction aux trois graveurs. "On ne saurait trop louer la maîtrise développée ici par les trois graveurs (?), habiles et heureux interprètes de Doré dont ils ont exécuté, sur bois, les dessins avec une vigueur de tons qu'il est difficile de surpasser" (Leblanc). Bon exemplaire malgré les petits défauts d'usage signalés à la reliure et des minimes rousseurs sans gravité sur les pages de texte ; les planches, protégées par des serpentes, ont été épargnées. 1862

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        The Market Book, Containing a Historical Account of the Public Markets in the Cities of New York, Boston, Philadelphia, and Brooklyn. With a Brief Description of Every Article of Human Food Sold Therein. The Introduction of Cattle in America, and Notices of Many Remarkable Specimens

      New York: Printed for the Author, 1862. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Contemporary half morocco and cloth, gilt-stamped lettering on upper board and spine; 8vo; pp. [i]-xiv, [15]-621. Presentation copy, "From the Author" stamped in gilt on upper board (the recipient's name, stamped in gilt above, has been roughly rubbed away). Though the title-page indicates a two-volume work, library records suggest that only one was published. Spine a bit sunned; light scuffing along joints and edges of boards. Internally clean and unmarked.

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        Portrait of George Sand, Phot. by Goupil & Cie

      Paris, Galerie Contemporaine, ca. 1862. Original photograph, woodburytype by Goupil, 23,9 x 19,3 cm, on folio paper, with 4pp. biographical sketch by Edmond Plauchut with 2 illustrations. Phot. Goupil et Cie. - Cliché Nadar, rue d'Anjou-Saint-Honoré, 51, Paris. KEYWORDS:france/photo

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        Voyage en Suisse

      Morizot 1862 8vo (cm. 26,3), XXIII - 468 - 4 pp. con 25 tavv. f.t. (di cui 8 a colori). Legatura editoriale in piena tela con ricchissimi decori in oro e a colori al ds. e ai piatti (fenditura alla cerniera posteriore e lievi difetti al ds.). Tagli oro. Sporadiche fioriture, ma buon esemplare.

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        Beautiful, fully handwritten war-dated letter of Abraham Lincoln, to Edwin Stanton, Secretary of War

      Washington DC, May 15, 1862. 4.75" x 6.75". "Autograph letter signed ""A. Lincoln"" as President, to Edwin Stanton as Secretary of War, on plain paper but ""Executive Mansion"" written in Lincoln's hand. Dated May 15, 1862, 1 page, 4.75"" x 6.75"" (visible), beautifully matted and framed to 18"" x 14.25"".Lincoln tries very hard to get Capt. Symmes Gardner into the Quartermaster Corps. In full: ""Executive Mansion May 15, 1862 Hon. Sec. of War My dear Sir: Capt. Symmes Gardner was nominated to the Senate as Assistant Quartermaster, and rejected. My impression is that I directed his renomination, on information from Senators, that the rejection probably resulted from mistake. If there be such direction of mine on file, please send me to the renomination at once. Yours truly, A. Lincoln"".Lincoln's efforts were in vain. Gardner was mustered out of the 18th Infantry regiment in December 1863."

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        Commodore Nutt sends his autograph to an admirer six weeks before he was Groomsman at Tom Thumb's wedding - with carte-de-visite Brady image of Commodore Nutt and Miss Minnie Warren as Groomsman & Bridesmaid (Tom Thumb married Minnie' sister)

      New York, NY, December 30, 1862. 4" x 5.75"(letter), 2" x 3.5"(CDV). "Civil War-date Manuscript Letter Signed ""G.W.M. Nutt Known as Com Nutt / Manchester N.H.,"" 1p, 4"" x 5.75"". New York, December 30, 1862. On lined paper blind embossed in upper left with pictorial patriotic ""Union and Constitution"" eagle and shield seal, bordered in red at top edge and blue at right edge. Darkened mid-horizontal fold not touching text or signature. Blank integral leaf. Fine condition.To Miss Tompson. In full, ""I Received your letter Saing you Wished my Autograph. So I will Oblige you in Sending It. Respectly Friend. G.W.M. Nutt Known as Com Nutt Manchester, N.H."" Nutt (1844-1881) was born and is buried in Manchester, New Hampshire.Accompanied by an unsigned carte-de-visite photograph, 1863/1864, 2"" x 3.5"" image on 2.5"" x 4"" photographer's mount. Albumin print captioned ""Commodore Nutt and Miss Minnie Warren / as Groomsman & Bridesmaid."" Photographer's imprint on verso: ""Published by / E & H.T. Anthony / 501 Broadway, New York… / From / Photographic Negative / By / Brady."" Lightly soiled.This photograph was taken by Mathew Brady. It depicts Commodore Nutt and Minnie Warren as Groomsman and Bridesmaid for the wedding In New York on February 10, 1863, of Tom Thumb and Lavinia Warren, Minnie's sister. While admission to the actual wedding was free, P.T. Barnum sold tickets to the reception for $75 each to the first five thousand to apply."

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        The Market Book, Containing a Historical Account of the Public Markets in the Cities of New York, Boston, Philadelphia, and Brooklyn. With a Brief Description of Every Article of Human Food Sold Therein. The Introduction of Cattle in America, and Notices of Many Remarkable Specimens

      Printed for the Author, New York 1862 - Contemporary half morocco and cloth, gilt-stamped lettering on upper board and spine; 8vo; pp. [i]-xiv, [15]-621. Presentation copy, "From the Author" stamped in gilt on upper board (the recipient's name, stamped in gilt above, has been roughly rubbed away). Though the title-page indicates a two-volume work, library records suggest that only one was published. Spine a bit sunned; light scuffing along joints and edges of boards. Internally clean and unmarked. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        CONTES ET NOUVELLES EN VERS, - PAR VOLTAIRE, VERGIER, SENECE, PERRAULT, MONCRIF, ET LE PERE DUCERCEAU. - PAR GRECOURT, SAINT-LAMBERT, CHAMPFORT (SIC), PIRON, DORAT, LA MONNOYE, ET FRANCOIS DE NEUFCHATEAU.

      LECLERE FILS. 1862 - 2 TOMES EN UN VOLUME IN-12 (12 X 18,5 X 3 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON) DE (4) + 208 + (1) ET (4) + 210 + (1) PAGES, RELIURE D'EPOQUE PLEIN MAROQUIN VIOLINE, DOS A CINQ NERFS ORNE DE CAISSONS A FLEURONS DORES, TITRE DORE, PLATS RICHEMENT ORNES D'UN MOTIF CENTRAL DORE, FLEURONS DORES AUX ANGLES, ENCADRES PAR UN TRIPLE FILET DORE, DOUBLE FILET DORE SUR COUPES, LARGE DENTELLE INTERIEURE DOREE, TRANCHES MARBREES SOUS DORURE. (DUCHARNE RELIEUR). ILLUSTRE DES PORTRAITS EN MEDAILLON DE VOLTAIRE ET DE GRECOURT SUR CHACUN DES FEUILLETS DE TITRE ET DE 21 + 25 VIGNETTES EN TETE DE PAGES, GRAVEES PAR DUPLESSIS-BERTAUX. UN DES 200 EXEMPLAIRES TIRES SUR PAPIER VERGE, CELUI-CI NON JUSTIFIE. DE LA COLLECTION DES "CONTEURS FRANCAIS" (VICAIRE. II. 959). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lost Among The Affghans Being The Adventures Of John Campbell Otherwise Feringhee Bacha Amongst The Wild Tribes Of Central Asia

      Smith Elder and Co, London 1862 - Attractively rebound in half brown leather with crocodile effect cloth boards. The spine has five raised bands and gilt titles. There is minor wear to the extremities otherwise the boards are in a very good condition. Tartan end-papers. Adverts to the rear. Prelims, frontispiece and title page foxed and the occasional foxing throughout otherwise the contents are in a very good clean condition.  pp. xx + 342 + 16.   [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Graz, 13. V. 1862. - 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "Von den letzten Auflagen der Algebra und Geometrie habe ich je ein Exemplar durch Ihre Buchdruckerei erhalten. Das Lehrbuch der Algebra, worin ich nur einige stilistische Verbesserungen angebracht habe, sowie die ersten 6 Bogen der Geometrie, welche ungeändert zu drucken sein werden, schließe ich in der Nebenlage zurücke. Die weiteren Bogen der Geometrie werde ich nach vorgenommenen Abänderungen unmittelbar an Ihre Druckerei einsenden [.]". - Franz von Mocnik war Volks- und Realschulinspektor für die Steiermark und Kärnten, später auch Landesschulinspektor und "wurde durch seine Abhandlung über die Theorie der numerischen Gleichungen in wissenschaftlichen Kreisen bekannt. Als erfahrener Praktiker legte er 1844 der Hofstudienkommission Änderungsvorschläge für Lehrmethoden und Lehrbücher vor und gab dann selbst zahlreiche Lehrbücher für den Mathematikunterricht heraus. Mocnik verfaßte auch eine entsprechende Unterrichtsmethodik, die er laufend ergänzte. Als Schulinspektor für Krain bemühte er sich sehr um das vernachlässigte Volksschulwesen" (ÖBL VI, 334). - Etwas knittrig.

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        Western Australian Maps from Petermann's Geographical Journal published in "Mittheilungen aus Justus Perthes' Geographischer Anstalt," 9 maps from 1862-1881.

      Gotha:: Augustus Petermann,. 1862-1881.. A collection of nine maps of Australian exploration from Petermann's Journal, from 1862 to 1881. Augustus Petermann studied and worked with famous German and English cartographers in the 1840's, and eventually established his Geographical Journal in 1855, which is published to this day. Through his association with the Royal Geographical Society in London and later as the first head of the Geographical Institute in Gotha, he had extensive correspondence with a large number of explorers and travelers, who contributed the very latest information for the "Journal". His contacts from his R.G.S. days lead to many Australian explorations being reported in his "Journal" and nowhere else (eg. Lefroy 1864). The Petermann Ranges, in the west of South Australia, are named after him. Petermann's maps included much topographical and water system detail and were used to update such atlases as Stieler Hand Atlas. In 1869 Petermann encouraged the German push on the North Pole, organizing 2 expeditions. All maps are lithographs printed in color. [1862]. Provisorische Karte von Frank Gregory's reisen in Nordwest-Australien April bis June 1858 & Mai bis Oktober 1861. 9 3/4 x 8". W.A. from Sharks Bay to Cape Larry. (7) [1863]. Karte der Reise von C. & A. Dempster, Clarkson & Harper innern von West Australien Juli & August 1861. 17 x 10". From York to Lake Grace & Mt. Kennedy. Much detail of an expedition that was never published in English. (9) [1864]. Karte von H.M. Lefroy's Exploration innern von West-Australien Mai bis Juli 1863. 15 1/4 x 10". York to Mt. Robinson with Lake Moore in the top left corner. Never published in English. (10) [1869]. John Forrest's Reise im Innern von West- Australien April-Mai 1869. Nebst Ubersicht der Entdeckungen bis 1869. 17 x 10 1/2". printed outline color. Perth to Murchison River inland to Hampton Plains and Lake Lefroy. Expedition routes include Forrest, AC Gregory, Dale, Austin, Roe, C&A Dempster, Moore, Lefroy & Robinson, F. Gregory, Hunt, Helpman. (20) [1874]. Vorlaufige Skizze von Gosse's & Warburton's Reisen durch West-Australien 1873-4 & Standpunkt der Geographischen Kenntniss dieses Gebietes in 1874. 10 1/2 x 13". Warburton's route from Perth to the overland telegraph, inset of Sydney. (24) [1874]. Thomas Elders' Expedition durch Inner-Australien von Beltana im Osten bis Perth im Western ausgefuhrt durch E. Giles Mai-Nov 1875. 26 x 10 1/2". SW Australia from Bunbury to Adelaide in the south, upper Murchison to north of Lake Eyre in the north. Very unusual projection, water and sea outlined in blue. (26) [1876]. Die Neuesten Entdeckung-reisen im Innern von Australien von Warburton Giles Forrest April 1873-Sept 74. 25 3/4 x 10". Sharks Bay to 90 Mile Beach over to Alice Springs. Much geographical detail on the inland exploration. (27) [1877]. Thomas Elders' Expedition durch Inner-Australien von Murchison im Westen, bis zum Neales im Osten, Ausgefuhrt durch E. Giles, April-Aug 1876. The map illustrates Ernest Giles 2nd expedition across Australia. The explorer's routes marked include Warburton, April 15, 1873 to January 26, 1874; Giles: August 1873 to June 1874; Forrest: Apirl 22 to September 27, 1874. It shows Western Australia from Shark's Bay north to 80 Mile Beach, just beyond present site of Port Hedland and east to Mt. Browne in South Australia. The Petermann Ranges feature just into South Australia, named for the cartographer/publisher, Augustus Petermann. 26 x 10". [1881]. Nordwest-Australien und Timor Meer nach Alex Forrest's Forschungen 1879 und den Neuesten Nautischen Vemessumgen. 10 x 8". Outlines explorations by A. Forrest 1879; L. Leichhardt 1845; AC Gregory 1855-6; J. McD. Stuart 1862; J. McKinlay 1866; G. McMinn 1876; A.W. Sergison 1877; J.G. Brockman 1879-80. Map from south of Roebuck Bay - Coburg Penninsula. Towns and names in English, observations in German. (29)

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        Les Miserables

      New York: Carleton, Publisher, 1862. First Edition. Good. First American edition, first printing, complete in five volumes. A complete set, ranging from Good to Very Good, with sunning to spines (one volume is less sunned than the others), cloth chipped at spine ends and frayed at corners, with varying degrees of mottling, sunning and rubbing across volumes; bookplates to front paste down of three volumes, pages show light age staining, several volumes show old tidemarks to early pages; Volume IV has an exposed hinge at the title page, and rear hinge to Volume I is exposed as well. A nice set.

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

      London John Murray 1862 First edition. 8vo: vi,365,[1]pp, with one folding plate and 33 woodcuts in text. Rebound in three-quarter chocolate-brown calf over marbled boards, flat spine in five compartments divided by double gilt fillets, compartments two and four lettered in gilt, end papers renewed, lacking publisher's advertisements at rear. A Fine copy, virtually pristine, fresh, bright and unmarked. Freeman 800. Fine

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        Journal of a Cruise Aboard the USS Ticonderoga, 1865 - 1869. Benjamin Waldron Vanderpoel, "Ship's Writer."

      6/25/16. 4to. 179 pp. manuscript entries. The "Ticonderoga" was a screw sloop launched in 1862. She saw duty in the Atlantic during the Civil War and joined the European Squadron for duty in the Mediterranean in the years covered here. The author of this journal is an interesting character. Benjamin Waldron Vanderpoel served with the 59th New York during the Civil War. He was wounded and was a prisoner at both Libby and Andersonville. He was also an acquaintance of John Wilkes Booth, and testified at the trial of the conspirators that he had seen Booth at a tavern on the afternoon of the assassination. He joined the Navy after the war and kept this lengthy and detailed journal of the "Ticonderoga's" Med. Cruise. Although he refers to the journal as "an Abstract" it is nearly 40,000 words in length. A note at the back of the manuscript authorizes his agent to "make any arrangement that he may see fit in regard to the publishing of the manuscript." He signs himself "B.W. Vanderpoel, Ship's Writer." As befits a literary endeavor, the writing is fluent and observant - highly detailed and occasionally witty. Among other ports of call they visited Italy, Greece, Egypt, and Spain, Turkey, Liberia, and Gibraltar, where he noted "the followers of the Prophet and of Jesus of Nazareth mingling freely together in the common pursuit of filthy lucre." In Monrovia in 1867 they took on eighteen African workers, whose names are recorded here as entered by the paymaster - Jim Crow, Jack Frypan, and Tom Upsidedown, etc. They are described as speaking "an English gibberish, uttering when speaking a peculiar harsh guttural sound." Although he takes note of the splendors of the Mediterranean coast, he also pays close attention to, and gives an excellent account of, shipboard routine. We get a good sense of shipmates and celebrity officers, as well as the nuts and bolts of running a 2500 ton fighting ship. The journal adheres to the nominal form of daily entries, but Vanderpoel's descriptions often get the better of him, and the entries skip forward at will. All are written in a fine, legible hand, with only occasional corrections and additions. Sewn in pasteboard covers, with the front cover decorated in fancy lettering which reads, "Abstract of the Cruise of the USS Ticonderoga from November 1865 to April 1869." This journal is accompanied by an ancient stereo view card of the ship, which was taken during this cruise.

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        TWO MANUSCRIPT CIVIL WAR PASSES SIGNED BY MEMBERS OF THE ORIGINAL FIRST SOUTH CAROLINA VOLUNTEERS, A COLORED REGIMENT MADE UP OF ESCAPED SLAVES. THE FIRST READS: "ORDERLY STARR HAS PERMISSION TO GO WHERE HE PLEASES PROVIDING HE IS BACK 1/2 PAST 4 P.M.| DRAYTON, JULY 23RD, 1862.| JAMES U. HARVER [?], COMDR. CO. C, 1ST S.C. VOLS.| THE SECOND READS: "GUARDS WILL PASS LIEUTS. RIGGS & CALHOUN & 12 MEN TO CAMP DRAYTON.| ARTHUR M. KINZIE, CMDG. REGT."

      The first measures 2.75" x 7.75"; the second 3.25" x 7.5". Both in manuscript on slips of lined paper. Minor toning, else quite clean. Very Good. These are rare survivals of the original First South Carolina Volunteers, a regiment comprised of freed slaves. Major David Hunter organized the First South Carolina Volunteers in May 1862, well before the establishment of the celebrated 54th Massachusetts. Earlier that year President Lincoln had rescinded Hunter's unauthorized order emancipating slaves in the Department of the South [South Carolina, Florida, Georgia]. Captain Arthur M. Kinzie, who signed one of these passes, was Hunter's aide-de-camp. Thomas Higginson, to whom the honor of forming this regiment has been attributed, himself confirmed Hunter's role in his article, "The First Black Regiment," in the July 2, 1898 'The Outlook.' A letter by Kinzie to the Outlook's editors [August 6, 1898] clarifies that Hunter, without authorization, decided to arm Negroes; and that Kinzie accepted Hunter's request to command a regiment. Squads gathered about 750 freed slaves from neighboring islands, and brought them to Drayton plantation on Hilton Head. Kinzie says he and Hunter were "outlawed in general orders on account of arming the negroes, and were to be shot when captured without the benefit of a court martial." The disaster was averted when the War Department authorized arming the freed slaves; the First South Carolina Volunteers were reorganized under Higginson. Searches for Starr, Riggs and Calhoun yielded no definitive information. The 1st Regiment South Carolina Infantry [Colored] is noted on the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System database as having been organized in 1863; none of the three persons is listed there.

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        Wanderings Among the Falashas in Abyssinia: Together with a Description of the Country and its Various Inhabitants. Illustrated by a Map and Twenty Engravings of scenes and persons, taken on the spot.

      Wertheim, Macintosh, and Hunt, 24, Paternoster-Row, and 23, Holles-Street, Cavendish-Square, London, England 1862 - Lacking front board. Folding engraved "Map of East Sennaar and Abyssinia"; fine engraved hand-tinted frontispiece; 7 full-page tinted plates; 12 in-text engravings. Front blank has the inscription, "Revd. Cha. Bedford. Denton Sussex. April 14th 1865." Unrelated, but it's the day Abraham Lincoln was shot. Henry Aaron Stern was born a Jew in Germany, immigrated to London in 1839, converted to Protestantism at the Palestine Chapel in London and became a lifelong Anglican missionary for the London Society for Promoting Christianity Amongst the Jews (also known as the London Jewish Society, or London Jews' Society). With his wife, he worked as a missionary, trying to convert Jews in Asia Minor, Jerusalem, Baghdad, Bussorah and Constantinople, and Karaites in the Crimea. At the request of the London Jew's Society and with the permission of King Theodore, Stern travelled to Abyssinia (Ethiopia) to conduct a tour of Jewish villages. While there, in 1863, he became entangled there in a diplomatic dispute that led to his imprisonment. He was rescued five years later by a British military force. In 1881 he received a doctor of divinity degree. He wrote three memoirs, including the one here, which served as source material for Albert Augustus Isaacs' hagiographic 1886 biography of Stern. Fumagalli 242. Hilmy II, p. 260. viii, 322 pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Verses Dedicated to the 128th New York Regt

      [Baltimore]: n.p., 1862. First edition. A very good copy with moderate staining mostly to margins, bottom right corner trimmed, slight wear at folds.. 1 sheet. Company E of the 128th New York Regiment (drawn from Kinderhook, Chatham, Valatie, Hillsdale and Austerlitz) was organized at Camp Kelly in Hudson, New York and mustered in September 1862, leaving for Washington D.C. via New York City to Camp Millington, outside of Baltimore, where the regiment practiced drill, was set up just outside of Baltimore. When General J.E.B. Stuart's Confederates approached Gettysburg, the 128th was sent on a rapid jaunt to Gettysburg to engage the enemy but Stuart retreated upon learning of the Union Army's approach and no engagement was to be had. "In Gettysburg we lay that day / All anxious for a brush / But the Rebels did not seem inclined / To gratify our wish./ When they heard that we were coming/ South Mountain they passed o'er." In December 1862 the regiment headed south by ship to join General Nathaniel Banks' Department of the Gulf whose ultimate goal would be to open the Mississippi River to the Union. Sickness and disease devastated the ranks as the ship sailed to New Orleans. Thomas Potts (b.1836?), from Kinderhook, the author of this piece, was discharged shortly after arrival for a disability, on Feb 9 (or 6), 1863. We have been unable to locate any other copies of this broadside in OCLC or other sources.

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        Betrachtungen über Repräsentativverfassung. Nach der zweiten Auflage aus dem Englischen übersetzt und eingeleitet von F. A. Wille.

      Zürich, Verlag von Meyer & Zeller, 1862. 8vo. XXVIII, 232 S. Zeitgenössischer grüner Halbleinen mit Buntpapierbezug und Rückengoldprägung. Erste deutsche Ausgabe. - Mill (1806-1873) sieht das Hauptproblem für die Neugestaltung der Gesellschaft in einem Ausgleich der Interessen und Ansprüche zwischen Individuum, Gesellschaft und Staat. Er legt dies in der vorliegenden Arbeit dar, die im Original 1861 erschienen ist. Mit diesem Ansatz gilt Mill als einer der Begründer der Politikwissenschaft in England. Versand D: 2,00 EUR

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        Western Australian Maps from Petermann's Geographical Journal published in "Mittheilungen aus Justus Perthes' Geographischer Anstalt," 9 maps from 1862-1881.

      Augustus Petermann, 1862-1881, Gotha: - A collection of nine maps of Australian exploration from Petermann's Journal, from 1862 to 1881. Augustus Petermann studied and worked with famous German and English cartographers in the 1840's, and eventually established his Geographical Journal in 1855, which is published to this day. Through his association with the Royal Geographical Society in London and later as the first head of the Geographical Institute in Gotha, he had extensive correspondence with a large number of explorers and travelers, who contributed the very latest information for the "Journal". His contacts from his R.G.S. days lead to many Australian explorations being reported in his "Journal" and nowhere else (eg. Lefroy 1864). The Petermann Ranges, in the west of South Australia, are named after him. Petermann's maps included much topographical and water system detail and were used to update such atlases as Stieler Hand Atlas. In 1869 Petermann encouraged the German push on the North Pole, organizing 2 expeditions. All maps are lithographs printed in color. [1862]. Provisorische Karte von Frank Gregory's reisen in Nordwest-Australien April bis June 1858 & Mai bis Oktober 1861. 9 3/4 x 8". W.A. from Sharks Bay to Cape Larry. (7)[1863]. Karte der Reise von C. & A. Dempster, Clarkson & Harper innern von West Australien Juli & August 1861. 17 x 10". From York to Lake Grace & Mt. Kennedy. Much detail of an expedition that was never published in English. (9)[1864]. Karte von H.M. Lefroy's Exploration innern von West-Australien Mai bis Juli 1863. 15 1/4 x 10". York to Mt. Robinson with Lake Moore in the top left corner. Never published in English. (10)[1869]. John Forrest's Reise im Innern von West- Australien April-Mai 1869. Nebst Ubersicht der Entdeckungen bis 1869. 17 x 10 1/2". printed outline color. Perth to Murchison River inland to Hampton Plains and Lake Lefroy. Expedition routes include Forrest, AC Gregory, Dale, Austin, Roe, C&A Dempster, Moore, Lefroy & Robinson, F. Gregory, Hunt, Helpman. (20) [1874]. Vorlaufige Skizze von Gosse's & Warburton's Reisen durch West-Australien 1873-4 & Standpunkt der Geographischen Kenntniss dieses Gebietes in 1874. 10 1/2 x 13". Warburton's route from Perth to the overland telegraph, inset of Sydney. (24)[1874]. Thomas Elders' Expedition durch Inner-Australien von Beltana im Osten bis Perth im Western ausgefuhrt durch E. Giles Mai-Nov 1875. 26 x 10 1/2". SW Australia from Bunbury to Adelaide in the south, upper Murchison to north of Lake Eyre in the north. Very unusual projection, water and sea outlined in blue. (26)[1876]. Die Neuesten Entdeckung-reisen im Innern von Australien von Warburton Giles Forrest April 1873-Sept 74. 25 3/4 x 10". Sharks Bay to 90 Mile Beach over to Alice Springs. Much geographical detail on the inland exploration. (27)[1877]. Thomas Elders' Expedition durch Inner-Australien von Murchison im Westen, bis zum Neales im Osten, Ausgefuhrt durch E. Giles, April-Aug 1876. The map illustrates Ernest Giles 2nd expedition across Australia. The explorer's routes marked include Warburton, April 15, 1873 to January 26, 1874; Giles: August 1873 to June 1874; Forrest: Apirl 22 to September 27, 1874. It shows Western Australia from Shark's Bay north to 80 Mile Beach, just beyond present site of Port Hedland and east to Mt. Browne in South Australia. The Petermann Ranges feature just into South Australia, named for the cartographer/publisher, Augustus Petermann. 26 x 10". [1881]. Nordwest-Australien und Timor Meer nach Alex Forrest's Forschungen 1879 und den Neuesten Nautischen Vemessumgen. 10 x 8". Outlines explorations by A. Forrest 1879; L. Leichhardt 1845; AC Gregory 1855-6; J. McD. Stuart 1862; J. McKinlay 1866; G. McMinn 1876; A.W. Sergison 1877; J.G. Brockman 1879-80. Map from south of Roebuck Bay - Coburg Penninsula. Towns and names in English, observations in German. (29) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        GREAT EXPECTATIONS

      Boston: Gardner A. Fuller, 1862. 1st edition thus. Green publisher's cloth stamped in blind. Professionally recased. Occasional stain. Very Good.. 312 pp. 4 plates engraved by F. O. Freeman from designs by A. K. Kipps, 8vo. An interesting, and uncommon, early American edition... Wilkins notes it, stating it '... reached thirty thousand copies.' The Gimbel catalogue does not list a copy, and the VanderPoel collection catalogue only lists a copy of the Extra Illustrations [n. d.] issued by this publisher.

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        The British Museum; Its Antiquities, and Natural History. What to See, and How to See it. A Hand-Book Guide for Visitors.

      London: H. G. Clarke and Co., 1862. Green engraved covers w/ Advertisments. Price Six- Pence. Foldout map of London by John Dower advertisments back. Foldout Ground Plan of the British Museum. Gorilla engraving by F. Shepherd. frontispiece. Engravings, woodcuts, history of exhibits, ect. instructions to visitors. Plentiful advertisments of the time. Minor wear. Quite Rare OCLC finds 1 copy. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Illus. by John Dower F. Shepherd. Antiques. Limited Edition.. Decorative Paper. Very Good.

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        Traité pratique des maladies mentales

      1862 - XVI, 672pp. Paris, J.B. Baillière, 1862, in-8, XVI, 672pp, demi-chagrin marron, dos à faux nerfs (Rel. de l'ép.), PREMIÈRE ÉDITION de ce célèbre traité de Louis Victor Marcé (1828-1864), psychiatre, qui fut reçu premier à l'agrégation dans la promotion de Charcot. Il exerça à la maison de santé d'Ivry, à la ferme Sainte-Anne, puis à Bicêtre. Marcé s'intéressa notamment à la physiologie de l'écriture et aux troubles mentaux de la grossesse des femmes. Cet ouvrage rassemble ses leçons données à l'école pratique de la Faculté de Médecine et comprend une pathologie générale de la folie, une pathologie spéciale, une présentation des états morbides (idiotie, épilepsie, hystérie etc.) ainsi qu'un appendice consacrée aux applications médico-légales. Intérieur frais. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Ceylon Almanac and Annual Register for the Year of Our Lord, 1862

      Colombo: William Skeen, Government Printer,, 1862. Octavo. Contemporary red morocco-grained skiver, title gilt to the spine, gilt panels to the boards, marbled edges and endpapers. Slightly rubbed at the extremities, light browning, but overall very good. First edition. Uncommon with COPAC showing runs inevitably at BL, and also at SOAS, and Cambridge, but otherwise just a single volume in the National Archives. A useful digest of local information for the island; weights and measures; rates of pay; directories of the civil, religious, naval and military authorities; routes; shipping intelligence; and so forth.

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        MANUAL OF INSTRUCTION FOR THE VOLUNTEERS AND MILITIA OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES

      Richmond: Weston & Johnston, 1862. xxiv,[25]-559pp. plus eighty-seven plates (five folding). Original brown cloth, stamped in blind, spine stamped in black. Spine faded, minor soiling to rear board. Modern bookplate on rear pastedown. Light toning, scattered foxing. Very good. The second, supplemented, edition of this Confederate- published guide to soldiering and the art of war, with eighty-two plates not in the first edition of the previous year. Gilham served in the Confederate Army and was a teacher at the Virginia Military Institute. His manual covers topics such as instructions for skirmishes, target practice, marching, and army organization. This edition features an addendum with eighty-seven plates illustrating items such as proper shooting positions, order in battery, and sketches of artillery. Gilham's manual continued to be used into the 21st century and is considered an invaluable piece of Confederate military history. CRANDALL 2419. HARWELL, CONFEDERATE HUNDRED 36. PARRISH & WILLINGHAM 4837.

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        Lettres de Madame de Sevigne, De Sa Famille et de Ses Amis, 15 vols.--Tome 1 - Tome 14 & Appendice du Tome Douzieme (Additions et Corrections); Nouvelle Edition

      Paris: Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie, 1862. Hardcover. Very Good. Fifteen volumes total--Tome 1-Tome 14 + Appendice. Nouvelle Edition. Most vols. from 1862, though vols. 13 & 14 are from 1866. Half-leather binding by Canape, raised bands, gilt titles on spines, gilt top edges, marbled endpapers, 568 + 554 + 548 + 565 + 572 + 566 + 543 + 572 + 615 + 584 + 532 + 621 + 496 + 603 + 224 pp., illustrated, clean unmarked text, Good to Very Good volumes, small round bookplate on vol. 1's front pastedown, age-toning and foxing to some of the pages, rubbing and wear to the edges of the covers of the books including some loss, vol. 1's spine head with some splitting. Text in French.

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        Lettres de Madame de Sevigne: De sa famille et de ses amis (Complete 14 volume set plus Album volume)

      Librarie de L. Hachette 1862 - 1868, Paris - 14 volume set plus album volume. Uniformly bound in half red morocco with marbled boards and five raised bands to spines. Marbled endpapers, top page edge gilt, other edge untrimmed. Good solid bindings with no cracking to joints. A few light marks to spines, some light foxing to text otherwise in excellent condition throughout. A very attractive set. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. Please Note: This is a very heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate - a postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Please contact us for an accurate postage cost for your location. Hardback. Printed pages: 568 + 554 + 548 + 565 + 572 + 566 + 543 + 572 + 615 + 584 + lxxx, 529 + 621 + lxxxiv, 496 + 603 + [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Botuarus Lentiginosus [American Bittern]

      

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        Plates from the Oriental Album]

      New York 1862 - 17 loose color-printed plates, listed by numbering order on contents leaf. Each sheet: 18 x 13 1/2 inches. One of the relatively few American costume books, and certainly the best such created in 19th-century America. This is a notable and unusual instance of the taste for "Turkish" which manifested itself in the furniture of the period, but seldom in books. In terms of American color plate books, this is one of the only large projects from the 1860s, when the Civil War seems to have curtailed production of such lavish enterprises. "The one really big chromolithographic book of this decade.the art is simple, but [Charles] Parson's hand is obvious in the good lithography, and Endicott's printing is well done for its time" - McGrath. ".Endicott achieved a rich variety of color which demonstrated the increased technical ability of American printers in the medium" - Reese. Henry Van Lennep was born in Smyrna, the son of European merchants. Educated, on the advice of American missionaries, in the United States, he returned to Turkey as a missionary in 1840, and spent most of the next twenty years in various parts of the Ottoman Empire. Returning to the United States in 1861, he turned his superb original drawings of Middle Eastern life into THE ORIENTAL ALBUM. 1) TURKISH AND ARMENIAN LADIES (abroad) 2) A TURKISH EFFENDI 4) TURKISH SCRIBE 5) TURKISH LADY OF RANK (at home) 6) TURKISH CAVASS (Police Officer) 7) TURKISH LADY (unveiled) 8) ARMENIAN PIPER 9) ARMENIAN LADIES (at home) 10) ARMENIAN MARRIAGE PROCESSION 11) ARMENIAN BRIDE 12) ALBANIAN GUARD 13) ARMENIAN PEASANT WOMAN 14) BAGHDAD MERCHANT (travelling) 17) GYPSY FORTUNE TELLING 18) BANDIT CHIEF 19) CIRCASSIAN WARRIOR [mounted on card] 20) DRUSE GIRL Bennett, p.108; Blackmer Catalogue 1715; Blackmer Sale 1500; DAB XIX, p.200; McGrath, pp.38,115,162; Reese, Stamped with a National Character 97.

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        [COLLECTION OF SIX PAMPHLETS ON THE SUSPENSION OF HABEAS CORPUS AND MARTIAL LAW]

      Philadelphia: John Campbell, 1862. 55; 48; 29; 20; 8; 19pp. Quarto. Original printed wrappers. Spines slightly chipped and perishing, a few wrappers detached. Tanned, with some dust soiling. Minor to moderate edge and corner wear. Two pamphlets unopened. Overall very good. A series of six pamphlets published during the debate over Abraham Lincoln's suspension of habeas corpus at the beginning of the Civil War. Many modern scholars agree with the authors, who denounce the actions of the President as unlawful and unconstitutional; Allen Nevins considered it the worst moment of Lincoln's presidency. In one work, the author provide an analysis of the decision in Ex parte Merryman, in which Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger Taney ruled that the power of suspension lay with Congress, not the Executive. Several other pamphlets respond to the opinions of Horace Binney, a long serving and well renowned Philadelphia lawyer who was engaged by the Executive branch to rebut Taney's opinion and to support Lincoln's actions when he ignored the Chief Justice. Each pamphlet with a statement on the titlepage recto reading, "On large paper, only 49 copies printed." The titles in full are as follows: 1) Parker, Joel: HABEAS CORPUS AND MARTIAL LAW. A REVIEW OF THE OPINION OF CHIEF JUSTICE TANEY, IN THE CASE OF JOHN MERRYMAN. SABIN 58696. 2) [Johnston, James F.]: THE SUSPENDING POWER AND THE WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS. SABIN 36368. 3) [Montgomery, John T.]: THE WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS AND MR. BINNEY. SABIN 50152. 4) Wharton, George M.: REMARKS ON MR. BINNEY'S TREATISE ON THE WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS. 5) Wharton, George M.: ANSWER TO MR. BINNEY'S REPLY TO "REMARKS" ON HIS TREATISE ON THE HABEAS CORPUS. 6) Jackson, Tatlow: MARTIAL LAW: WHAT IS IT? AND WHO CAN DECLARE IT? Scarce, particularly when offered as a set, thus.

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        The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. With Notes by Dean Milman and M. Guizot. Edited, with additional notes, by William Smith.

      London: John Murray, 1862 - 8 volumes, octavo (217 × 131 mm). Contemporary full calf by Maclehose of Glasgow, richly gilt spines, red and green twin labels, pale brown numbering roundels, gilt roll tool border on sides, marbled edges & endpapers. Simple contemporary book label of James Clerk. A few light abrasions to covers, scattered foxing. Portrait frontispiece of Gibbon, 12 engraved folding maps (some hand-coloured), 2 other maps. A most attractively bound library set in the edition of the classical and biblical scholar Sir William Smith (1813-1893), first published in 1854-55.

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        Andalusian Turnix [Little Button Quail]

      Richter after Gould Andalusian Turnix [Little Button Quail] An original hand-coloured lithograph which has been used as a pattern plate for colouring, for Gould's "Birds of Great Britain", London 1862-73 350 x 243 mm. £470

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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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        Kentish Plover.

      H.C. Richter after W. Hart. Kentish Plover. Original hand-coloured lithograph for Gould's Birds of Great Britain, 1862-73. 203 x 405 mm. £580

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        Little Bustard.

      H.C. Richter after J. Wolf. Little Bustard. Original hand-coloured lithograph for Gould's Birds of Great Britain, 1862-73. 279 x 416 mm. £650

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