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        Purple Sandpiper.

      H.C. Richter after J. Gould. Purple Sandpiper. Original hand-coloured lithograph for Gould's Birds of Great Britain, 1862-73. 223 x 410 mm. £450

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        Grey-headed Wagtail

      Vol III Richter after Gould Grey-headed Wagtail An original hand-coloured lithograph for Gould's Birds of Great Britain, 1862-73 530 x 360 mm approx £450

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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 - mit 17 Illustrationen im Text, XII, 334 Seiten, ORDENTLICHES EXEMPLAR DIESES SEHR SELTENEN UND GESUCHTEN TITELS; INNEN SEHR VEREINZELT LEICHT FLECKIG. Weiss Nr. 2063 Sprache: Deutsch 12x18, dunkle Pappe (späterer Einband) unter verwendung der Original-Einband-Decke, [Attributes: First Edition]

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        G. Kreutzberg weltberühmte Menagerie mit Extrazug von Magdeburg Mittowch Nachmittag hier eingetroffen, wird eröffnet Heute Freitag den 4. October. Um 4 Uhr große Hauptfütterung durch den Thierbändiger G. Kreutzberg in dem eigends dazu erbauten Central-Käfig mit Löwen, Tigern, Leoparden, Hyenen und Bären. (Unterzeichner:) G. Kreutzberg, Eigenthümer der Menagerie.

      Leipzig, Oskar Leiner (1862). Plakat mit typgraph. Text und Holzschnitt (15 x 35 cm; sign. Uhlmann). Auf gelbem Papier. Blattgr.: 63 x 44 cm. Seltenes Plakat zu dem Gastspiel der Wandermenagerie des Gottlieb Christian Kreutzberg (1810 oder 1814 - 1874) in Leipzig. Der Tierschausteller Kreutzberg konnte durch den Erwerb der Tiere aus den Menagerien von Wilhelm van Aken und Anton van Aken eine ungewöhnliche Menge an wilden Tieren zeigen: - Das Plakat teilt mit, Kreutzberg hat \"erst kürzlich die Menagerie durch Ankauf eines Rhinoceros vermehrt, welches hier seit 25 jahren nicht zusehen war und sich durch besondere Schönheit auszeichnet\"; daneben gibt es noch zu bestaunen: \"4 Königstiger, 6 Löwen, Tiger, Panther, Jaguare, Hyenen, schwarze Tiger, Strausse, Condor, Lamas, Antilopen, der kleine Elephant, die 3 Giraffen aus Egpten und eine der schönsten Samlungen von Affen, Vögeln und andern Raubthiere\". Besondere Neugier mögen \"Zwei ausgezeichnet schöne neu entdeckte Thiere (deren Name unbekannt ist)\" entfacht haben. - Der hübsche Holzschnitt (mit kleiner Hinterlegung) zeigt Kreutzberg, der seinen Kopf vertrauensvoll in das aufgerissene Maul eines Löwen legt. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Historically important and previously unreported letter: Generals Stonewall Jackson and R. S. Ewell order two spies from "beyond our lines." Could the information they received have caused the routing of Union General Pope at 2nd Manassas?

      n.p., July 24, 1862. 4.5" x 7.25". "War-date Autograph Letter Signed ""T. J. Jackson Maj. Genl,"" 1 page, 4.5"" x 7.25"". July 24, 1862. To Major General Richard S. Ewell who has docketed the letter on verso in pencil, signing ""R.S. Ewell."" Lightly soiled with scattered staining on verso. Expertly strengthened. Lightly professionally cleaned. Fine condition.Gen. Stonewall Jackson orders two spies to help the President of the Orange & Alexandria Railroad procure information from ""beyond our lines"" --- just weeks later Jackson's army struck the railroad at Manassas Junction forcing Union Gen. Pope to retreat in the Battle of 2nd Manassas --- Pope was blamed for the defeat and removed from command.On January 24, 1862, Ewell was promoted to Major General and served alongside General Stonewall Jackson through the Valley Campaign in Virginia. In full, ""General, Please let Mr. J.S. Barbour select a couple of men from your command for the purpose of procuring information beyond our lines. Respectfully yours, T.J. Jackson Maj. Genl.""Addressed in Jackson's hand at lower left to Maj. Gen. R. S. Ewell. On verso are two dockets in Gen. Ewell's hand in light pencil: ""Mr. Barbour wishes to confer with two men from the 13th Va., he is referred to Genl. Early. July 24, 62 R.S. Ewell"" and ""Genl. Early will please detail the men if Mr. Barbour find those he wishes."" ""Mr. J.S. Barbour"" was John Strode Barbour (1820-1892), President of the Orange and Alexandria Railroad. When Union Gen. John Pope's Army of Virginia joined Gen. George B. McClellan in the Valley and Gen. Pope moved toward Gordonsville, Virginia, a railroad junction strategically located between Richmond and the Valley, General Robert E. Lee sent Gen. Jackson to protect the town. The Orange and Alexandria Railroad extended from Alexandria to Gordonsville, Virginia. Ostensibly, Barbour wanted spies, ""a couple of men"" from the 13th Virginia ""for the purpose of procuring information beyond our lines…"" His railroad line was the only rail link between Washington, D.C., Richmond, Virginia, and the Shenandoah Valley.Worthy of further research: What information was obtained from the two spies by Barbour and given to Gen. Jackson? On the evening of August 26, 1862, after passing around Union Gen. John Pope's right flank, Major General Stonewall Jackson's wing of the army struck Barbour's Orange & Alexandria Railroad at Bristoe Station and before daybreak August 27th, marched to capture and destroy the massive Union supply depot at Manassas Junction. Also supporting this is a letter dated one day later ""Pope had begun moving the Union army toward Gordonsville, in part: “The enemy’s cavalry about 1400 strong crossed the Blue Ridge yesterday in the direction of Conrad’s Store. You should keep a look out . . . and see that the enemy does not turn your flank and get in your rear. Should he attempt to get to the C[entral] R. R. . . . please telegraph or let me know in the quickest possible time. . . . I am well satisfied that you are making good use of your time by drilling . . . I wish that you would have your weekly inspection on Saturday evening instead of Sunday, and give your command every practicable opportunity of observing the Sabbath.” This surprise movement, perhaps on information procured by the spies, forced Gen. Pope's Army into an abrupt retreat across Bull Run Creek, having lost 15,000 men. Gen. Pope was blamed for the defeat and relieved of his command."

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        Confederate Naval hero John Taylor Wood telegrams his wife after serving aboard the CSS Virginia as it battled the USS Monitor at the Battle of Hampton Roads, calling it a " Great Victory "

      [Hampton Roads, VA], March 9, [1862], Oct. 4, 1861. 4.75" x 6.5", 8" x 9.75". "Manuscript Letter, 1 page, 4.75"" x 6.5"" on ""Norfolk and Petersburg Rail Road Company's TELEGRAPH LINE"" stationery, Norfolk, March 9, [1862], to ""Mrs. John T. Wood."" Light adhesive remnants on verso, usual folds, else fine. Offered together with Stephen Mallory Partly-printed Document Signed, ""S R Mallory,"" as Secretary of the Confederate States Navy, 1 page, 8"" x 9.75"", Richmond, October 4, 1861, appointing Taylor, ""A Lieutenant in the Navy of the Confederate States..."" Light toning along expected folds, else fine.A fine communication from Wood, who served as a lieutenant aboard the C.S.S. Virginia (formerly the U.S.S. Merrimack), after concluding the first battle against the U.S.S. Monitor: the first engagement between two ironclads in the history of naval warfare. Although most historians have concluded that the battle ended in a stalemate with no clear victor, the crew of the Virginia viewed the two day action, in which the Confederate ironclad destroyed two Union warships and forced several others to run aground as well as forcing the Monitor to withdraw after an exploding shell scored a direct hit on its pilothouse, blinding Captain Worden. Taylor's message reads in full: ""Thank Heaven all well Great Victory"" Believing that they had won the day, the Virginia's captain Catesby ap Roger Jones ordered the ship back to port. Meanwhile, the crew of the Monitor regrouped, and returned to the scene under the command of its executive officer only to find that the Virginia, which had been badly damaged in the firefight, had withdrawn. John Taylor Wood (1830-1904) , the son of Union General Robert Wood and Anne Taylor, the daughter of President Zachary Taylor, graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1852. Initially maintaining a neutral stance following the election of Abraham Lincoln in 1860, his sympathies headed South after the Battle of Fort Sumter. On April 21, 1861, he resigned his commission in the U.S. Navy and retired to his Maryland farm. The farming life did not last long, however, as life was becoming too dangerous. Fearing for the safety of his family, the Woods moved south to Richmond, Virginias where his uncle, Jefferson Davis, was now presiding over the Confederate capital (Jefferson Davis' first wife, Sarah Taylor, was Wood's mother's sister).In October 1861, Taylor received a commission as a lieutenant in the Confederate States Navy and became an officer aboard the C.S.S. Virginia (the former U.S.S. Merrimack) and fought against he U.S.S. Monitor at the Battle of Hampton Roads. Wood commanded the rear pivot gun and fired the shot that wounded the Monitor's captain. Appointed an aide-de-camp to President Jefferson Davis, Wood was awarded the rank and pay of a colonel of cavalry, giving him simultaneous commands in both the Confederate Army and Navy allowing him to serve as an effective liaison between the services and the government in Richmond. In that capacity, Wood undertook an extensive survey of Confederate costal defenses. During the summer of 1863, he led a series of successful raids against Union shipping in Chesapeake Bay. In the summer of 1864, Wood commanded the C.S.S. Tallahassee, a raider and blockade runner. During his tenure aboard the Tallahassee, he captured an astounding 33 Union ships during a ten-day period off the coast of New England. By April 1865, the situation looked grim for the Confederacy. Wood was with his uncle on April 2, attending St. Paul's Church in Richmond, when a telegram from Lee arrived informing the president that Petersburg would soon fall and the government must evacuate. That evening, he, Davis, and other members of the Confederate government boarded a train for Danville, Virginia. They continued their flight south, where, on May 10, 1865, near the town of Irwinsville, Georgia, Davis and Wood were both captured by Union forces. Wood soon made his escape, with his uncle's permission, by bribing one of his captors and hiding in a nearby swamp until the Federals and their prisoners left the area. Wood made his way south to Florida and met up with Major General John C. Breckinridge. Acquiring a small boat, Wood, Breckinridge, and several other men first attempted to row east to The Bahamas, but abandoned the plan and decided to instead make their way south toward Cuba. He managed to trade with a crew of Union deserters his boat for their slightly bigger sloop. They reached the north shore of Cuban on June 10. He remained in Cuba for two weeks before heading north to Canada, where his family soon joined him. Reunited, they settled in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and remained there for the rest of their lives. John Taylor Wood died on July 19, 1904. "

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        Carte des iles Ponza et Ventotene.

      Parigi, 1862 - Incisione in rame di mm 630x910, incisa da Collin su rilevamenti di Darondeau, Viard, Ploix e Larousse. Carta nautica del Tirreno con costa del basso Lazio ed isole di Ponza, Ventotene, Palmarola, Zannone. In basso sono tracciati i profili delle isole. E' visibile anche la vicina costa italiana compresa tra il Lago di Sabaudia e Formia. Ben conservata.

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        Pictures of Life and Character From the Collection of Mr Punch [Series 1-5, all published]

      London: Bradbury and Evans, 1862-1863 (vols 1-3); London: Bradbury and Agnew, n.d. (vols 4-5), 1862. Early impressions of the five series, which were originally published from 1854 through 1869. See Field, John Leech on My Shelves, page 62, for the publication history. Some faint smudges on the cloth; fine set. Complete sets are uncommon.. 5 vols, oblong folio, later brown half morocco by the Oxford University Press bindery, brown cloth sides and matching brown cloth endpapers, gilt lettering, a.e.g. Pictorial title-pages and each leaf illustrated on the verso and recto with a series of Leech's cartoons. The well-known and enormously popular collection of Leech's Punch illustrations, here handsomely reproduced and bound.

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        The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

      London: John Murray,, 1862. With Notes by Dean Milman and M. Guizot. Edited, with additional notes, by William Smith. 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. Portrait frontispiece of Gibbon, 12 engraved folding maps (some hand-coloured), 2 other maps. Simple contemporary book label of James Clerk. A few light abrasions to covers, scattered foxing. 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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        Lincoln Orders a National Day of Thanksgiving in Honor of the Union Victory at Gettysburg

      Massachusetts 1862 - Broadside. Proclamation of Thanksgiving. Massachusetts, [probably Boston], ca. July 27-August 6, 1862. 1 p., 20 x 28 in. Lincoln's first call for a national day of Thanksgiving. The upper portion prints Massachusetts Governor John A. Andrew's announcement of Lincoln's Proclamation dated July 27, 1863, while the lower portion prints Lincoln's actual proclamation, dated July 15, 1863, designating August 6 as a "day for National Thanksgiving, Praise, and Prayer." After Union victory at the Battle of Gettysburg on July 1-3, 1863, on July 15, 1863, Lincoln assigned August 6 to be "a day for National Thanksgiving, Praise, and Prayer." This was his first proclamation of a national day of thanksgiving.Complete TextProclamation of ThanksgivingJuly 15, 1863By the President of the United States of America.A Proclamation.It has pleased Almighty God to hearken to the supplications and prayers of an afflicted people, and to vouchsafe to the army and the navy of the United States victories on land and on the sea so signal and so effective as to furnish reasonable grounds for augmented confidence that the Union of these States will be maintained, their constitution preserved, and their peace and prosperity permanently restored. But these victories have been accorded not without sacrifices of life, limb, health and liberty incurred by brave, loyal and patriotic citizens. Domestic affliction in every part of the country follows in the train of these fearful bereavements. It is meet and right to recognize and confess the presence of the Almighty Father and the power of His Hand equally in these triumphs and in these sorrows:Now, therefore, be it known that I do set apart Thursday the 6th. day of August next, to be observed as a day for National Thanksgiving, Praise and Prayer, and I invite the People of the United States to assemble on that occasion in their customary places of worship, and in the forms approved by their own consciences, render the homage due to the Divine Majesty, for the wonderful things he has done in the Nation's behalf, and invoke the influence of His Holy Spirit to subdue the anger, which has produced, and so long sustained a needless and cruel rebellion, to change the hearts of the insurgents, to guide the counsels of the Government with wisdom adequate to so great a national emergency, and to visit with tender care and consolation throughout the length and breadth of our land all those who, through the vicissitudes of marches, voyages, battles and sieges, have been brought to suffer in mind, body or estate, and finally to lead the whole nation, through the paths of repentance and submission to the Divine Will, back to the perfect enjoyment of Union and fraternal peace.In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed.Done at the city of Washington, this fifteenth day of July, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three, and of the Independence of the United States of America the eighty-eighth.By the President: ABRAHAM LINCOLNWILLIAM H. SEWARD, Secretary of State.Historic BackgroundIn 1861 and earlier in 1863, Lincoln proclaimed days of "national humiliation, fasting, and prayer." Soon after he issued this proclamation assigning August 6, 1863, as a day of "National Thanksgiving," he was moved by a letter from Sarah Josepha Hale, who had lobbied the four prior presidents unsuccessfully to make Thanksgiving a third national holiday i- n addition to Independence Day and Washington's Birthday. On October 3, 1863, exactly 74 years after George Washington's first Presidential Thanksgiving Proclamation, Lincoln established the fourth Thursday in November as an annual national day of Thanksgiving. See George Washington's Thanksgiving Proclamation description for additional background.ConditionProfessionally mended along several folds and flattened; minor toning and offsetting.

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        Autograph poem signed „H. C. A."

      Basnaes, June 1862 - 8vo. 1 page. Unpublished poem: "Missis seer til Lovdi hen, Han Kjæmmet var og vasket, Hun siger: "var han en Ungersvend, Til Gretnagreen vi trasket!". - Missis sidder saa luunt og godt, klapper saa Lovdis Manke, Han er for hende som Æblekompot, Han er hendes stadige Tanke. - Missis kjører i Carabank, og det har der gjort saa mange, Hun kysser paa Lovdis Pusselank, Og taber Shawlet to Gange. - Missis og Lovdi sættes paa Vers, De sidde til Verdens Ende. Ingen maa komme de to paatvers, Han gøer og hun vil skjende". Handwritten and with initials signed poem of four verses dated Basnæs June 1862. The poem is written to Agnes Dunlop, also nicknamed ‘Mis’ and her dog ‘Lovdi’. Andersen mentions the dog in his diary November 15 1860. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Journal of a Political Mission to Afghanistan in 1857 under Major now Colonel Lumsden with an Account of the Country and People

      

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        The Cape Monthly Magazine

      

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        Travels in Peru and India

      

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        Waste Products and Undeveloped Substances or Hints for Enterprise in Neglected Fields

      

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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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        No Name

      

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        Serbiens byzantinische Monumente

      Wien Hof-& Staatsdruckerei 1862 - Kanitz, Philipp Felix. "Serbiens byzantinische Monumente". Wien: Hof-& Staatsdruckerei, 1862. Imp. fol. (60x48 cm). 27 S. u. 12 litho. Tafelseiten (5 davon Farblithos). OHldr m. goldgepr. Deckel. Einb. etw. berieben bzw. angeschmutzt, Rücken ber. u. unten ca. 1 cm angeplatzt. Einige Bll. (am meistens) in Ränder braunfleckig. Selten. Die Tafeln m. Ansichten u. Bilder v. Ravanica, Manassia, Krusevac, Zica u. Studenica. - Kanitz (geb. 1829 zu Budapest) war Kunsthistoriker und Ethnograph. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Perpetuum Mobile; or, a History of the Search for Self-Motive Power, from the 13th to the 19th Century [Author's own copy]. Illustrated from various authentic Sources, in Papers, Essays, Letters, Paragraphs, and numerous Patent Specifications.

      

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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

      UK: John Murray. London, John Murray, 1862. vi, 365, 32pp ads. First edition and first impression. Hardback in original cloth. A good copy only. Gift inscription to front endpaper recto. Spine chipped and a little worn. Binder's label to rear pastedown. . Good. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1862.

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

      

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        Man of Uz, and other poems.

      Williams, Wiley & Waterman, Hartford 1862 - First edition, 8vo, pp. 276; original glazed black wrappers lettered in white (BAL suggests gilt); spine worn with pieces missing, joints rubbed; a good copy in the unusual paper binding. This copy inscribed to the "Revd. Dr. Hawes, with good wishes for his health and happiness on his birth-day from his friend L. H. Sigourney Saturday morning, Decemmber 20 1862." This inscription predates the one listed in BAL by 5 days. The Reverend Hawes is likely Joel Hawes, pastor of the First Congregational Church in Hartford, a frequent contributor to the religious press and periodicals, and the author of no fewer than a half dozen books. BAL 17941 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        "Man of Uz, and other poems."

      Hartford: "Williams, Wiley & Waterman". 1862. "First edition, 8vo, pp. 276; original glazed black wrappers lettered in white (BAL suggests gilt); spine worn with pieces missing, joints rubbed; a good copy in the unusual paper binding. This copy inscribed to the ""Revd. Dr. Hawes, with good wishes for his health and happiness on his birth-day from his friend L. H. Sigourney Saturday morning, Decemmber 20 1862."" This inscription predates the one listed in BAL by 5 days. The Reverend Hawes is likely Joel Hawes, pastor of the First Congregational Church in Hartford, a frequent contributor to the religious press and periodicals, and the author of no fewer than a half dozen books. BAL 17941"

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        The Birds of Great Britain.

      London, Taylor and Francis by the Author, [1862] - 1873. 5 volumes. Folio (555 x 380mm). With 367 fine hand-coloured lithographed plates, many heightened with gum-arabic, after John Gould, Joseph Wolf, H.C. Richter and W. Hart. Contemporary green full morocco, richly gilt decorated spines in 6 compartments, sides with gilt borders, gilt edges. First edition. A fine and beautifully bound copy of the most splendid work on the birds of Great Britain."The most popular of all Gould's works is always likely to be the 'Birds of Great Britain'" (Fine Bird Books p. 29). The work had almost 500 subscribers and 'Gould was especially proud of this work on the birds of his native land. As a 'novelty' he included quite a few drawings with the figures of young birds. As would be expected, there were more subscribers for this set than any other...'(Sauer p. 74)./"However, Gould's 'Birds of Great Britain', ... did add a great deal to our knowledge of British birds, besides being a more complete set of pictures of our native birds than previously printed. Furthermore, for the first time we have a lot of chicks, eggs and nests depicted. This title is outstanding for the attention paid to the young of the species. Gould had reached high and low for specimens of the nestlings of rare species and their nests. Wherever possible, drawings were done from freshly killed specimens. The result is that this book has much more lively birds than in Gould's previous folios, and there is much more freedom in showing the birds in different attitudes. Gould did the sketches himself, Hart and Richter did the full-scale water-colours and then the two lithographers drew the patterns on the stone... The illustrations show Gould's work at his best and it demonstated the work of all his artists and lithographers except Lear and Mrs. Gould. Lord Lilford, when preparing a similar work, fifteen years later, wrote of Gould's book, 'For really beautiful and correct illustrations of British birds, you will find Gould's great work on that special subject in the library, but the books are so large that you will require a boy to help you carry them from the house' (Jackson pp. 51-52).//Fine Bird Book p. 78; Nissen IVB, 372; Sauer 23.

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        Das Deutsche Gaunerthum in seiner social-politischen, literarischen und linguistischen Ausbildung zu seinem heutigen Bestande.

      Leipzig, F. A. Brockhaus, 1858 - 1862. - 4 Bände. HLdr. d. Zt. Huelke-Etzler 100; ADB XLVI,114: "Für die Geschichte des Gaunerthums hat dies Buch seine Bedeutung und in Kreisen der Fachleute Beachtung gefunden, die Untersuchungen über die Gaunersprache jedoch und die ethymologischen Erklärungen und Ableitungen.riefen lebhaften und berechtigten Widerspruch hervor." - Erste Ausgabe der wichtigen Publikation. Die Tle. 3 und 4 mit der umfangreichen Behandlung der Gaunersprache mit einem Jüdisch-Deutschen Wörterbuch sowie einem Wörterbuch der Gaunersprache im Anhang. Ave-Lallement (1809-1892) war 1851-68 in seiner Heimatstadt Lübeck Chef des Polizeiamtes. Er veröffentlichte neben seinem hier vorliegenden Hauptwerk verschiedene Werke über die Polizei und Kriminalromane. - Gelenke stärker berieben. Spiegel mit Spuren von entfernten Exlibris, mehrfach gestempelt, leicht gebräunt, tls. stärker braunfleckig. [Attributes: First Edition; 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.

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        Les Misérables

      

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        THE LIFE OF J M W TURNER, R A , FOUNDED ON LETTERS AND PAPERS PUBLISHED BY HIS FRIENDS AND FELLOW ACADEMICIANS

      London: Hurst and Blackett, 1862. First edition. Fine. Each volume with two bookplates. First edition. Two volumes. xiv, 416p; vi, 425p. Illustrated, including engraved frontispiece. Extra-Illustrated with 48 engraved plates of portraits and scenery by various artists and engravers. Bound in full brown crushed morocco with marbled endpapers, t.e.g., the spines ornately gilt, fancy dentelles.

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        Darley's [James Fenimore] Cooper Vignettes. Artists Proofs. Folios 1-4 [32 engravings]

      New York: W.A. Townsend and Company,1862. Folio. 11 x 15 inches. Parts 1-4 only (of 8). Each containing 8 steel-engraved plates in India paper, mounted on French plate paper, each with accompanying letterpress. (Folio) 38 x2 7.5 cm (15 x1 1") loose in original pictorial board portfolios, as issued. The prints are artists proofs before letters. The publisher's prospectus, printed inside the front boards explains: "It was known that the extensive bank-note system of our country had developed a style of engraving superior in brilliancy and effect to almost anything which the European burins afford, but which, from its peculiarly laborious and costly method, has been confined nearly exclusively to bank-note dies. In order, therefore, to secure these Vignettes a style of execution which should commend them to all patrons of art, it was determined to have them engraved, so far as practicable, by the leading artists of this much admired school. It was the first attempt, it is believed, to introduce the deep cutting and solid lining of a bank-note die into book work, and was only accomplished at a cost fully double that usually paid for book illustrations of a similar character . . . No work of the same magnitude and kind has hitherto been accomplished in this country...". The edition was limited to 500 impressions. Scarce. Library of Congress Control Number 17002065

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        Aus Schinkel's Nachlaß. Reisetagebücher, Briefe und Aphorismen.

      Decker, Berlin 1862 - 4 Bände. Berlin, Decker 1862-64. 22 x 14,5 cm. XXII, 302 S., 1 nn. Bl.; VII, 359(1); XIX, 411; XV, 616 S. Mit 5 mont. Orig.-Photogr., 2 mehrf. gefalt. Taf., 1 Handschriftenfaks., 2 mehrf. gefalt. Tab. und einigen Illustr. im Text. Neue Ppbde. im Stil der Zt. mit RSchild. Erste Ausgabe.- Tagebücher der Kunstreisen nach Italien, Frankreich und England, Briefe und amtliche Korrespondenz, Bestandskatalog des Schinkel-Museums und Verzeichnis der sämtlichen Werke Schinkels.- Blatt 113/114 in Band 3 mit kl. Fehlstelle (Fotokopie des Textes liegt bei). Sprache: deu Neue Ppbde. im Stil der Zt. mit RSchild. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Birds of Great Britain.

      - London: Taylor and Francis for the author, [1862]-1873. 5 vols., large folio, 21 1/2 x 15 inches, t/p, dedication leaf, list of subscribers, list of plates (vol. I), t/p and list of plates (vols. II-V), 367 fine hand-colored lithographed plates with accompanying text, most heightened with gum-arabic, by Gould, Henry Constantine Richter, Joseph Wolf and William Hart, most lithographed by Richter and Hart, printed by Walter or Walter & Cohn, 2 wood-engraved illustrations. Contemporary full green crushed morocco gilt, backstrips lettered and paneled in gilt, gilt edges, unsigned but perhaps by Bickers and Son, London. The usual light foxing at front and back of every volume, plates very fresh and clean, no internal foxing or staining noted. A remarkably fine set. First (and only) edition, originally issued in parts and here sumptuously bound and virtually perfectly preserved, from a private collection in San Francisco. Gould remarked in his introduction that the hand-coloring involved about 280,000 applications of color, and that he had employed almost all the colorists in London to complete the work. "The most popular of all his works is always likely to be Birds of Great Britain" (Fine Bird Books p. 29). Ayer/Zimmer, p.261; Fine Bird Books, p.102; Nissen IVB 371; Sauer 23; Wood, p.365. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Détermination expérimentale de la vitesse de la lumière; parallaxe du Soleil. SS. 501-503. - (Und:) Détermination expérimentale de la vitesse de la lumière; description des appareils. SS. 792-796. In: Comptes rendus. de l'Académie des sciences. Band 55.

      Paris Mallet-Bachelier 1862 - (25,5 x 20,5 cm). 1058 S. Halbleinwandband der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe von Foucaults bedeutenden Experimenten zur Bestimmung der Lichtgeschwindigkeit. Seine Methode mit dem von ihm erfundenen rotierenden Spiegel wurde von Michelson und Morley weiterentwickelt und führte zu deren berühmtem Experiment von 1887. - "Foucault's first experiment, carried out in 1850 and written up in full in his doctoral thesis of 1853, was purely comparative; he announced no numerical values until 1862. Then, with an improved apparatus, he was able to measure precisely the velocity of light in air. This result, significantly smaller than Fizeau's of 1849, changed the accepted value of solar parallax and vindicated the higher value which Le Verrier had calculated from astronomical data. Foucault's turning-mirror apparatus was the basis for the later determinations of the velocity of light by A. A. Michelson and Simon Newcomb" (DSB). - Stellenweise etwas stockfleckig bzw. gebräunt. Die letzten vier Blätter mit kleinem Fleckenrand in der rechten unteren Ecke. Einband etwas ausgebleicht und leicht berieben und bestoßen. - DSB 5, 84; Magie, Source Book in Physics S. 342; Shapley/Howarth, Source Book in Astronomy S. 283 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Un souvenir de Solferino.

      Geneva: Jules-Guillaume Fick, , 1862. Tall octavo (270 x 172 mm). Contemporary red half cloth, gilt lettered spine, marbled sides, with the original drab brown wrappers bound in. Double-page coloured plan of the battle. Spine sunned, general light peripheral toning to letterpress. An excellent copy. First edition, scarce: 1,600 copies were privately printed by Durant. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on a blank before the half-title: "Monsieur Albert Dunant de la part de l'auteur", apparently in a secretarial hand. An excellent familial association: Albert Dunant was a state councillor for the canton of Geneva; this copy also carries his attractive etched bookplate and official autograph stamp on the half-title. "Dunant, a Swiss philanthropist, must have been aware of Florence Nightingale's work in the Crimea, for it was what he read of the treatment of the sick and wounded in that war that drove him to the seat of the war in Italy between the French and the Austrians in 1859. He was present at the battle of Solferino, where the casualties were appalling, totalling nearly 40,000 on both sides. The treatment of the wounded was worse than callous: it was virtually non-existent. Dunant's account of the state of affairs, disarmingly entitled A Souvenir of Solferino, produced almost immediate results. An unofficial international conference met in Geneva in October 1863, and in the following year the Swiss Government called for an official conference at which the Geneva Convention was drawn up and signed on 22 August 1864. This provided for the humane treatment of the sick and the wounded, and the proper treatment of prisoners of war and the civilian population. After hesitation on the part of some governments, including the British, and as the result of subsequent conferences, the Convention as it now stands was signed in 1906 by the governments of every civilized country in the world. Dunant was the first recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1901" (PMM).

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        Grosse außerordentliche Vorstellung in der höheren Reitkunst, noch nie gesehenen Gymnastik u. Vorführung der ausgezeichnesten Schulpferde.

      (Frankfurt), Druck von Theodor Wentz, 11. April 1862. Plakat auf grünem Papier, mit vier Holzschnitten (jeweils 17 x 12 cm). Blattgr.: 87 x 58 cm. Folgende Höhepunkte werden u. a. angekündigt: Griechisches Damenmanöver, geritten von 7 Damen, commandirt von Mde. Suhr. - Die weltberühmten Akrobaten Herrn Nagels u. Söhne in ihren Staunen erregenden noch nie gesehenen Productionen. - Solimann, Russischer Hengst, Pferd der hohen Schule, geritten von Mme. Suhr. - In den Pausen traten 5 Clowns auf. - - - Die schönen Holzschnitte zeigen Damen bei halsbrecherischen Vorführungen auf Pferden. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Infantry Tactics 42nd United States Colored Infantry Copy For the Instruction, Exercise, and Manuevers of the Soldier, a Company, Line of Skirmishers, Battalion, Brigade, or Corps D'Armee (3 Volume Set)

      New York: D. Van Nostrand. Very Good. 1862, 1863. Hard Cover. Civil War Set, All Inscribed "Co E, 42 USCI" -- Company E of the 42nd Colored Infantry. Very Good condition cloth covered boards. Decorative blind stamping to the covers, gilt stamping to the spine. Volume One is 1863, Two & Three are 1862. Corners rubbed, Crown of Vol 1. Pulled, spine-wear to Vol. 3.; Vol. 1/3/2016; 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall .

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        Far Off. 2 Bände. Band 1: Far off; or Asia described. Band 2: Far off; or, Australia, Africa, and America desribed. With Anecdotes and numerous Illustrations.

      London, Hatchard & Co, Simpkin, Marshall, and Co, 1862/1860. - Jeweils grüne Original-Leinwand mit reicher Deckel- und Rückenvergoldung, Klein-8°, 392 und 416 Seiten, Band II unaufgeschnitten, je eine zweifach gefaltete Karte am Beginn des Part 1: Schwacher Stempel auf Titel, sonst gutes Exemplar. Pat II: Eingeklebtes Exlibris auf Innendeckel und Widmung From dear Papa May 25th 1863, sonst keine Gebrauchsspuren, sehr schöne Exemplare dieses seltenen Werkes. Kapitel u.a. zu: Egypt - Cairo - Alecandria - Thebes - The Dying Boys - Nubia - Abyssinia - Barbary - Morocco - Algeria - Tunis - The Cape Colony - The Hottentots - History of little Jejana - Cape Town - Gnadenthal - The Bushmen - The Caffres - Graham's Town - The Zoolus - Port Natal - The Bechuanas - The Rain Maker - Guinea, or Negroland - Anecdotes of Negro- Kings - As-Han-Tee - Dahomey - The Slave Trade - Sierra Leone - Bourbon and Mauritius - Madagascar - King Radama. Weitere Stationen America, British America, Central America, South America, The Great Padific Ocean, Northern Island [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        On ancient Central-Asian tracks. Brief narrative of three expeditions in innermost Asia and north-western China.London, MacMillan and Co., 1933. With frontispiece, map and 147 illustrations (some folding). Original publisher's brown/red cloth.

      First edition of the account of the Hungarian-born archaeologist Marc Aurel Stein's (1862-1943) explorations, antiquarian and geographical, in Chinese Turkistan and adjacent parts of innermost Asia.Some ownership marks on endleaves. Very good copy.

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        Autograph letter signed "I. Moscheles" to the pianist and composer Louis Brassin

      - 2 pp. of a bifolium. With integral address panel. Dated Leipzig, January 18, 1862. In German (with translation). Moscheles thanks Brassin for sending two volumes of his concert etudes. "No doubt, there will be much for me to praise, and with that conviction in mind, I am very happy to accept the dedication of the 3rd volume." He goes on to make suggestions in a postscript regarding how Brassin indicates tempi, and lists the 15 accidentals that he noticed missing when playing through the first etude. Slightly worn; uniform light browning; creased at folds; edges slightly browned. A Bohemian pianist and composer of Jewish descent, Moscheles was one of Vienna's most popular pianists, "hailed as an equal and friend by Clementi and J.B. Cramer." He met the 15-year-old Mendelssohn in 1824 in Berlin and "gave him some finishing lessons on the piano." He went on to became principal professor of piano at the Leipzig Conservatory in 1846, recently founded by Mendelssohn. Known also as a conductor, Moscheles led the first London performance of Beethoven's Missa solemnis in 1832 and very successful performances of the Ninth Symphony in 1837 and 1838. "Hanslick assessed Moscheles as one of the last great representatives of the Classical school and also the beginner of a new epoch."The majority of Moscheles';s compositional output is piano music; some, including the sonatas, is of lasting consequence. Schumann considered Moscheles one of the best sonata composers of his generation. His piano method is best represented in his sets of studies, which are still used: Schumann saw these as bridging the gap between the age of Clementi and that of Chopin and being indebted to Bach';s Clavier-Übung." Jerome Roche and Henry Roche in Grove Music Online.Louis Brassin (1840-1884), the addressee, was a member of a well-known family of Belgian musicians that included his brothers, pianist Leopold Brassin and violinist Gerhard Brassin.

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        Applications d'analyse et de géométrie, qui ont servi de principal fondement au Traité des propriétés projectives des figures. Avec des additions par MM. Manheim et Moutard

      Mallet-Bachelier, puis Gauthier-Villars-64, Paris 1862 - ____ Edition originale. Publication du texte même du manuscrit de Saratov où Poncelet, prisonnier en Russie, écrivit le magistral 'Traité des propriétés projectives des figures'. Le second volume rassemble divers travaux de géométrie datant de la période 1815-1817, un mémoire non publié de 1818-1819 sur le principe de continuité, le texte de l' 'Essai sur les propriétés projectives des figures' présenté en 1820 à l'Académie des sciences, le texte d'articles publiés entre 1817 et 1822. Illustré par 381 figures dans le texte et 5 tableaux dépliants. DSB 11, 81. Provenance : Un feuillet imprimé a été relié en tête de l'ouvrage : "Institut de France. Académie des Sciences. Prix Poncelet décerné en 1948 à M. Georges Valiron, professeur à la Faculté des Sciences de Paris, né à Lyon le 7 septembre 1884." ___. ______ Format : 2 volumes in-8. [220 x 132 mm] Collation : XIII, (1), 563, (1), pp., 5 tableaux dépl. / VII, (1), 602 pp. Demi-chagrin vert, dos à nerfs. (Reliure postérieure.). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Confederate Navy Secretary Stephen Mallory orders Jeff Davis' nephew, Confederate naval hero John Taylor Wood, to conduct raids on Union shipping in Chesapeake Bay

      Richmond, October 21, 1862. 8.25" x 8.25". "Civil War date Letter Signed, ""S R Mallory Sec of the Navy,"" 1 page, 8.25"" x 8.25"", Richmond, October 21, 1862 to Lieutenant John Taylor Wood, commanding the James River Squadron. Lower margin irregular, typical folds, else fine.Mallory's letter to Taylor reads in full: ""You are hereby detailed for special duty and will proceed to Chesapeake Bay and carry out as far as practicable the verbal orders from this office. Capt. S[ydney]. S[mith]. Lee will detail such officers & men as you may require to accompany you. You will keep the Dept. advised of your movements and report in person to this office on your return.""Already enjoying a degree of celebrity from his service aboard the C.S.S. Virginia during its historic duel with the ironclad Monitor, as well as a daring nighttime raid on the Chesapeake in early October in which he captured and destroyed the Union transport schooner Francis Elmore, Confederate Navy Secretary Mallory decided to bolster Taylor's support to mount more attacks. On the night of October 28, Wood led a raiding party of fifty men, in five boats, that boarded the ship Alleganian of New York, which had cleared Baltimore the previous week bound for London. The ship, loaded with guano, a much sought-after agricultural fertilizer. The ship, anchored at the mouth of the Rappahannock for the night proved an easy target. After tying up the officers, the raiders ransacked the ship for valuables and set it aflame before departing. The prisoners were transferred to Libby Prison, but the crew, who had been ordered to follow in a small boat, escaped and were picked up by the U.S.S. Monticello. Sidney Smith Lee (1802-1869) was Robert E. Lee's older brother and a career naval officer. Appointed mid-shipman in 1820 by 1853 he was in command of Commodore Perry's flagship during his historic expedition to Japan. Although he resigned his commission on April 17, 1861, the day Virginia seceded from the Union, the Navy did not accept the resignation, preferring to dismiss him from the service, which they did on April 22. Lee accepted a commission in the Confederate States Navy soon afterward, becoming commander of the Gosport Navy Yard. He later commanded batteries at Drewry's Bluffs, Virginia. In May 1864 Lee became chief of the Confederate Navy Bureau of Orders and Detail, remaining in that post until the end of the war. John Taylor Wood (1830-1904) , the son of Union General Robert Wood and Anne Taylor, the daughter of President Zachary Taylor, graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1852. Initially maintaining a neutral stance following the election of Abraham Lincoln in 1860, his sympathies headed South after the Battle of Fort Sumter. On April 21, 1861, he resigned his commission in the U.S. Navy and retired to his Maryland farm. The farming life did not last long, however, as life was becoming too dangerous. Fearing for the safety of his family, the Woods moved south to Richmond, Virginias where his uncle, Jefferson Davis, was now presiding over the Confederate capital (Jefferson Davis' first wife, Sarah Taylor, was Wood's mother's sister).In October 1861, Taylor received a commission as a lieutenant in the Confederate States Navy and became an officer aboard the C.S.S. Virginia (the former U.S.S. Merrimack) and fought against he U.S.S. Monitor at the Battle of Hampton Roads. Wood commanded the rear pivot gun and fired the shot that wounded the Monitor's captain. Appointed an aide-de-camp to President Jefferson Davis, Wood was awarded the rank and pay of a colonel of cavalry, giving him simultaneous commands in both the Confederate Army and Navy allowing him to serve as an effective liaison between the services and the government in Richmond. In that capacity, Wood undertook an extensive survey of Confederate costal defenses. During the summer of 1863, he led a series of successful raids against Union shipping in Chesapeake Bay. In the summer of 1864, Wood commanded the C.S.S. Tallahassee, a raider and blockade runner. During his tenure aboard the Tallahassee, he captured an astounding 33 Union ships during a ten-day period off the coast of New England. By April 1865, the situation looked grim for the Confederacy. Wood was with his uncle on April 2, attending St. Paul's Church in Richmond, when a telegram from Lee arrived informing the president that Petersburg would soon fall and the government must evacuate. That evening, he, Davis, and other members of the Confederate government boarded a train for Danville, Virginia. They continued their flight south, where, on May 10, 1865, near the town of Irwinsville, Georgia, Davis and Wood were both captured by Union forces. Wood soon made his escape, with his uncle's permission, by bribing one of his captors and hiding in a nearby swamp until the Federals and their prisoners left the area. Wood made his way south to Florida and met up with Major General John C. Breckinridge. Acquiring a small boat, Wood, Breckinridge, and several other men first attempted to row east to The Bahamas, but abandoned the plan and decided to instead make their way south toward Cuba. He managed to trade with a crew of Union deserters his boat for their slightly bigger sloop. They reached the north shore of Cuban on June 10. He remained in Cuba for two weeks before heading north to Canada, where his family soon joined him. Reunited, they settled in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and remained there for the rest of their lives. John Taylor Wood died on July 19, 1904. "

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        Mittheilungen aus Justus Perthes' geographischer Anstalt über wichtige neue Erforschungen auf dem Gesammtgebiet der Geographie von Dr. A. Petermann; Ergänzungsheft 7: Inner-Afrika nach dem Stande der geographischen Kenntniss im Jahre 1861; 4 Abteilung in 1 Band. Erste Abtheilung: Nubische Wüste, Bajuda-Steppe, Darfur, Kordofan und Takale, Land der Dinka und Nuehr, Dar Fertit usw. Zweite Abtheilung: Aufsatz IV: Das Land und Volk der Tebu, von Dr. E. Behm; Aufsatz V: M.v. Beurmann's Reise von Bengasi nach Mursuk, Februar-April 1862 / Dritte Abtheilung: Originalbericht VI: Antinoris's Reise zum Lande der Djur, 1860 u. 1861; Originalbericht VII: M.v. Beurmann's Aufenthalt in Mursuk und Reise nach Wau, 28. April bis 21. Juni 1862 / Vierte Abthei

      Gotha, Justus Perthes, 1862. - Komplett mit allen 11 Karten. Gebunden in schmucklosen braunen Papp-Einband, 4°, 4 Abteilung in 1 Band, 164 Seiten mit lithogr. Frontispiz, 10 gefalt. farbig lithogr. Karten und 1 Übersichtskarte im Text. Seiten kaum bis mäßig stockfleckig, durchaus noch gutes Exemplar. Enthält bisher unveröffentlichte Original-Reiseberichte: Beurmann, Moritz von: Reise durch die Nubische Wüste, von Korosko nach Abu Hammed und Berber, 1860. Mit Anhang; Kotschy, Theodor: Reise von Chartum nach Kordofan 1839. Nach seinem unveröffentlichten Tagebuch. Mit Anhang; Brun-Rollet: Reise in die Sumpfregionen des Nam Aith westlich vom See No und dem Bahr el Abiad 1856. Mit Anhang; Hassenstein: Memoire zur Karte von Inner-Afrika; Behm, E.: Das Land und Volk der Tebu; Beurmann, Moritz von: Reise von Bengasi nach Udschila und von Udschila nach Mursik 13. Februar bis 15. April 1862; Antinori, Oratio: Reise vom Bahr el Gazal zum Lande der Djur, Dezember 1860 und Januar 1861; Beurmann, Moritz von: Aufenthalt in Mursuk und Reise von Mursuk nach Wau; Heuglin, Th. v.: Berichte und Arbeiten über den Ägyptischen Sudan und die Länder westlich und südlich von Chartum; Morlang, Franz: Reisen östlich und westlich von Gondokoro 1859; Harnier, Wilhelm von: Reise auf dem Weissen Nil, Dezember 1860 bis November 1861; Heuglin, Th. v.: Bericht über seine und Dr. Steudner's Reise von Chartum den Bahr el Abiad und Bahr Ghasal hinauf bis zum See Req; Ders.: Bericht über Seine Reise vom See Req bis Bongo im Lande der Dor; Ders.: Bericht über seinen Aufenthalt im Flußgebiete des Bahr Djur. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LES BAS-FONDS DE LA SOCIETE

      - Paris, Jules Clay éditeur, 1862. In-8 plein vélin blanc de l'éditeur, plats encadrés d'un double filet noir, (ft+frt+t 2ff n.c.+267pp+t.). EDITION ORIGINALE, conforme à la description de Vicaire qui précise que l'ouvrage avait été tiré à 200 exemplaires (celui-ci n°5 sur vergé) et livré aux souscripteurs dans cette reliure; il contient le frontispice de Chauvet et a été augmenté d'un frontispice de Félicien ROPS en 2 états (rouge et bistre). Exemplaire de l'éditeur Jules Claye avec son ex-libris. Bandeaux gravés. Plats légèrement ternis, infimes traces au papier, mais l'ouvrage est en bon état. (Clouzot, 209; Vicaire, IV, 1018). Cette édition contient 8 pièces. Citons Vicaire qui précise: "les trois premières pièces avaient déjà été publiées dans les Scènes Populaires; les autres sont inédites et Monnier n'obtint qu'assez difficilement l'autorisation de les faire imprimer"; il ne l'obtint qu'à la condition de ne tirer qu'à 200 exemplaires non mis dans le commerce. Citons également l'auteur qui précise son entreprise: "notre livre est en quelque sorte un livre de médecine sociale: c'est le speculum de l'observateur subsitué au speculum du médecin. le philosophe nous approuvera, l'hypocrite nous lira en cachette; mais le vicieux, nous l'espérons, frémira en se regardant dans le miroir que nous lui offrons". [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Harzmärchenbuch oder Sagen und Märchen aus dem Oberharze. Gesammelt und herausgegeben von August Ey.

      Stade Fr Steudel 1862 - O-Leinwand mit floralem Schmuckrahmen auf Vorder- und Hinterdeckel, Einband Gebrauchssp., Ecken u. Kanten etw. beschabt, florale Buntpapiervorsätze, hinteres Vorsatzblatt im Falz verstärkt, Buchblock wenig gelockert, Name der Zeit auf Titel, (4 Seiten) Vorrede, (2 S.) Inhalt, 219 Seiten, (1 S.) Berichtigung, (2 S.) Verlagsanzeigen, kl. 8°. Erstausgabe. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        SUMMARY Of The ART Of WAR: Written Expressly For and Dedicated To the U. S. Volunteer Army

      J. B. Lippincott & Co, Philadelphia 1862 - viii, [9] - 182, 8 pp. 8 page publisher catalogue concludes volume. Illustrated with 15 maps (5 folding), 5 plates & 31 intratextual figures. 7-1/2" x 4-3/4" "I have undertaken, in this little work, to give a clear and precise idea of the great maxims of war. It was written for the citizen soldier and officer. To show the application of the principles, I have given several examples fully developed." Square & tight. Pencil pos. Some foxing & staining to paper. Withal, a respectable VG copy. Original publisher's brown cloth binding with gilt stamped title lettering to spine. Advert eps [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1862. First Edition. Half-Calf. Near Fine+. Complete in two octavo volume: viii,320; viii,320pp, with 40 full-page wood-engraved plates that Trollope considered the "best he had seen 'in any novel in any language.'" (Ray) Contemporary green polished half-calf spines in six compartments divided by double gilt rules, marble paper-covered boards, red morocco lettering pieces gilt, edges speckled red. Short tear (repaired) to plate opposite p. 49, vol. I. Ink manuscript name and date (1863) to fly leaf of voI II, with same inscription upside down to back fly leaf of vol. I, as well as a further ink name and date (1890) inscribed to front blank. A truly excellent set, bindings square, tight, and barely worn; pages clean, fresh and mostly free of foxing; plates in deep, rich impressions. Sadleir Trollope 13. NCBEL III, 882. Ray England 168. ¶ Trollope considered this lengthy book, a version of the crime, or "sensation," novel in vogue during the 1860s, one of his most ambitious undertakings and possibly his finest work. It is also among the most bibliographically complex. Unusually, the two volumes were not published simultaneously but nearly ten months apart, and subsequent reissues of each volume did not proceed in step. In consequence, Sadleir proposes that the "numerous combinations of varying volumes which exist are due, not always to careless mixing of sets between 1862 and the present day, but often to circumstances of publication." Orley farm originally appeared in twenty shilling parts, published monthly from March 1861 to October 1862. Our set is the second issue of four, identified by the two illustrations originally bound in tandem between pp. 86-87 (first issue) in vol. I, one of which (that captioned "And then they all marched . . .") has been moved to face p. 73 (though the List of Illustrations was not altered to correspond). But the printer's imprint on verso of title page, vol. I, has not yet changed to Clowes H and the imprint on p. 320 (Clowes B) is not worn and broken, both third issue points. Correspondingly, in vol. II, the printer's imprint on verso of title page does not lack the colon after "London" and the last item of the List of Illustrations has not been altered to read "Sir Peregrine Orme's Great Love—p. 311" (both third issue points). "Millais's main effort is to do justice to the characters of Trollope's wonderfully rich and varied novel and to the situations in which they find themselves, yet the comfort, even elegance, of Victorian existence on the right side of the social line is nowhere more attractively presented than in his forty drawing for this novel." (Ray) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Mittheilungen des Vereins für Geschichte der Deutschen in Böhmen.

      Prag Gottlieb Haase Söhne ua - 1944 1862 - Jahrgänge 1 - 82 (ohne Jg. 3). 24,5 cm. Moderne Halbmaroquin Einbände. Hier vorhanden; Die Jahrgänge 1 (1862) bis Jahrgang 82 (1944). Es fehlen der Jahrgang 4 (1866) und Jg. 81 ? Möglicherweise ist die laufende Nummer auf dem Buchrücken (82) falsch, da die Jahrgänge 1943 und 1944 beide vorhanden sind. Dabei auch ein Inhaltsverzeichnis (uniform gebunden) für die Bände 1 - 60 (1927). Ungewöhnlich ist die lange Erscheinungsdauer mit weit über 80 Jahren. Mit vielen Abbildungen und Karten. Manchmal wenige Anstreichungen, insgesamt von sehr guter Erhaltung. So komplett sehr selten. Nicht bei Kirchner. Nicht kollationiert. In Heft eins steht zu lesen;" GSUCHSERLEDIGUNG. Laut Erlaß des k.k. Staatsministeriums vom 30. April haben Seine k.k. Apostolische Majestät mit Allerhöchster Entschließung vom 16. April 1862 die Gründung eines Vereins für Geschichte der Deutschen in Böhmen auf Grund des vorgelegten, nach den folgenden Bemerkungen, zu ergänzenden Statutenentwurfes allergnädigst zu genehmigen geruht. Prag, am 8. Mai 1862. Unterzeichnet der Vicepräsident, Kellersperg". In § 1 steht zu lesen; Dieser Verein hat zum Zwecke die Aufhellung der Geschichte der Deutschen in Böhmen und Verbreitung der Kenntniß derselben, sowie die Sammlung und Erhaltung der bezüglichen Quellen. 1.100 gr.

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