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        Report on the Construction of a Military Road From Walla-Walla to Fort Benton

      Government Printing Office, 1863. Hardcover. This book has been rebound in brown leather along the spine and at the corners, spine is lettered in gilt and has raised bands, paper covered boards with matching end papers, b/w textual illustrations plus 10 colored plates throughout the text and 4 folding maps following the text, 363 pages. No edition stated. Binding is modern and minimally worn, there is a large damp stain on the upper corner of the first blank page through the title page including a couple of the color plates (see image) and again on some of the maps, some marginal soiling, scattered spotty foxing. Images available. USPS tracking used on all domestic shipments. This book weighs over 2 pounds and may need additional postage for Priority or International shipment.. No Edition Stated. Half-Leather. Very Good/No Dust Jacket.

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        Musee pittoresque et historique de l'Alsace. Dessins et Illustrations par J. Rothmuller.

      . Colmar, J. Rothmuller, 1863, Kl.-Fol., 204 S. Text + 108 lithographierte Tafeln mit Ansichten aus dem Elsaß (Haut-Rhin), roter, goldgeprägter Original-Halbledereinband mit marmorierten Deckeln (etwas berieben und bestoßen, innen teils etwas stockfleckig).

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        [CONTEMPORARY COPY OF A MANUSCRIPT LETTER FROM GEORGE M. WILLING TO THE EDITOR OF THE UNITED STATES RAILROAD AND MINING REGISTER, DESCRIBING EXPLORATIONS IN ARIZONA AND PROPOSING A MINING COMPANY TO EXPLOIT THE GOLD AND SILVER OF THE REGION]

      [Washington, D.C. (but copied in Philadelphia)]. 1863.. [6]pp. of manuscript on the rectos only of six folio sheets. With original mailing envelope. Horizontal folds. Very good. An interesting pair of documents, being contemporary copies of an original manuscript on the potential of mining in Arizona, sent by George M. Willing to Thomas S. Fernon, editor of the UNITED STATES RAILROAD AND MINING REGISTER. Willing's letter was comprised of two parts, a description of "Dr. G.M. Willing's Discoveries of Gold and Silver Mining in the New Territory of Arizona," and a plan for forming a company to mine in the territory. Having been unsuccessful during the Pike's Peak Gold Rush a few years earlier, George Willing led a party of prospectors to Arizona in the early 1860s. Willing would later become notorious in Arizona history for his role in the frauds of James Reavis, the so-called "Baron of Arizona." Despite the tarnishing of his reputation in Reavis' schemes, Willing did do significant work in searching for gold and silver in Arizona, as is documented by this report. Fernon has attested at the conclusion that the present document is an actual copy of Willing's original report and proposal, made in December 1863, just a few months after Willing sent Fernon the originals. The first three pages describe the location and qualities of several areas examined in Arizona, including in the San Juan Mountains, the "La Plata District," and along the "Unka Weep River." The areas described are all ravines with nearby rivers, which would facilitate Wiling's hydraulic mining plans. Following the three pages describing the discoveries Willing appends a three-page "Proposed Plan of Operations" in which he spells out his plans for mining in Arizona. He calls for $100,000 to pay the expenses of fifty men for two years, and argues that it will be cheaper and more efficient to outfit the company in California, rather than east of the Rockies. Willing contends that Indians would not be a concern, and that "the company will have protection from the government troops on the whole route and in the occupancy of the country." He goes on to describe in detail his proposed hydraulic mining operations, comparing the potential of the region to that of the Quartz Hill mines in Colorado. An early and interesting report on Arizona mining.

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        3 autograph letters signed to Archibald Smith plus 4-page mathematical autograph manuscript

      Cambridge, 1863-68. Three Mathematical Autograph Letters, Signed, Plus a Four Page Autograph Mathematics Manuscript Cayley, Arthur (1821-95). (1) Autograph letter signed (?A. C.?) to Archibald Smith (1813-72), written in the margins of an autograph letter signed from Smith to Cayley. 1 page. London, 9 August 1863 [date of Smith?s letter]. 280 x 226 mm. (2) Autograph letter signed to Smith. 3 ?" 1/2pp. Cambridge, 14 November 1866. 180 x 112 mm. (3) Autograph letter signed to Smith. 3pp. Cambridge, 19 October 1868. 180 x 112 mm. (4) Autograph manuscript (originally enclosed with Cayley?s 19 Oct. 1868 letter). 4ff., tied with linen tape. 412 x 257 mm. N.p., n.d. [1868]. Together 4 items. Very minor marginal tears in nos. (1) and (4), otherwise very good. Exceptionally rare mathematical correspondence from Arthur Cayley, one of the founders of the British school of pure mathematics, consisting of three autograph letters, all containing mathematics, plus an extensive 4-page mathematical proof written on four extra-large legal sheets. These are the first mathematical letters or manuscripts by Cayley that we have seen on the market in over forty years. Cayley was the author of over 900 papers covering nearly every aspect of modern mathematics; his greatest contributions were his development of the algebra of matrices, his work in non-Euclidean geometry and n-dimensional geometry, and his contributions to invariant theory. A large number of mathematical constructs bear his name, including Cayley?s theorem (group theory), the Cayley-Hamilton theorem (linear algebra), Cayley?s formula (graph theory) and the Cayley-Klein model (hyperbolic geometry). Cayley?s correspondent was Archibald Smith, who helped to found the Cambridge Mathematical Journal in 1836 and made significant contributions to the study of magnetism and the Earth?s magnetic field. Both Cayley and Smith were alumni of Trinity College, Cambridge and both subsequently entered Lincoln?s Inn to study law, with Smith being called to the bar in 1841 and Cayley in 1849. Cayley remained in the legal profession until 1863, at which time he left the bar to take the newly established Sadleirean professorship of pure mathematics at Cambridge. It is evident from our letters that Smith and Cayley had a cordial relationship based on their shared love for mathematics; Smith apparently was in the habit of sending Cayley mathematical problems and requesting his help in solving them. Letter (1) contains both Smith?s query and Cayley?s response; in it Smith asked Cayley to give him "a simple construction for the following problem. Given three points in a plane to draw the straight line such that the sum of the squares of the perpendiculars shall be a minimum." Cayley responded by writing his solution in the margins of Smith?s letter: "Considering the points as material points of equal mass, then taking the origin at the C. G. it is easy to show that the required line is the principal axis of least moment. E.g. if the three points be an isosceles base [...] less than 60° required line is [parallel] to base?"if greater than 60° it is [perpendicular] to base?"if equal 60° or triangle is equilateral there the position is indeterminate. The construction for the principal axes depends of course on finding the axes of an elliptic. A. C." In letter (2), dated 1866, Cayley gave the solution to another of Smith?s mathematical queries; ?it comes out easily & prettily enough.? Cayley stated the problem and solution as follows: "Given two lines A, B & a point O, to draw from O to the lines A, B two lines of [equal] length & enclosing a given [angle] . Imagine the line A rigidly connected with O and let it revolve round this point thro? the given [angle] , so as to assume the position A?. Then if P be any point in A and P? the corresponding point in A?, it is clear that OP = OP? & [angle] POP? = . . ." In letter (3), dated 1868, Cayley enclosed the four-page autograph manuscript listed above under no. (4), containing ?a solution, such as I have been able to obtain, of your problem, but the solution is I am afraid in a form which will not be of any use to you. May I send the problem?"of course in your name?"to the Educational Times; it is very likely that you will so obtain a solution of it in a more practical form; and at any rate, the problem, qu? problem is an excellent one.? In the manuscript Cayley stated the problem as follows: "Considering any two circles O, O? and taking M, M? the corresponding points in the line OO?, let the angles MP, M?P? be respectively , ?" where is a variable angle; it is required to find the envelope of the line PP?." Cayley?s solution covers four folio pages and includes several equations and two diagrams. Biggs et al., Graph Theory, ch. 3. Dictionary of Scientific Biography. Kline, Mathematical Thought from Ancient to Modern Times, pp. 804-9. Ewald, From Kant to Hilbert, p. 542.

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        L'économie sociale au point de vue chrétien, I-II. [TWO VOLUMES]

      Paris, A. Jouby, 1863.. Two volumes. Royal octavo. Pp. iv, 507; 508. Plus a suite of blank leaves at the end of each volume, apparently for notations. Hardcover, uniformly bound in contemporary half calf and matching foliage paper over boards, spines with raised bands, gilt lettered and decorated direct, corners abraded, rubbed at extremities, handsome marbled endpapers, red ribbon markers, a small dampmark at foot margin of first few leaves of one volume. A nice set in handsome binding, overall in a very good condition. ~ First edition. A German translation, ?Die Volkswirthschaftslehre vom Standpunkte des Christenthums? appeared in 1867. Only little is known about the Abbot Corbière. He was born in 1803 in Saint Lieux Lafenasse and at the age of 25 joined the ?Societas Presbyterorum a S. Sulpitio?, a move which had a great influence on his life thereafter. In 1945 he published ?Le Guide de la conscience. Ouvrage contenant les divers traités de la morale chrétienne et des sacraments, à l'usage des simples fidèles.? He died in 1865. For more on Corbière's life, and comments on his contribution to economic thought, see ?Corbière und die soziale Theorie in der katholischen Kirche des 19. Jahrhunderts? by Gerhard Merk (Die Neue Ordnung? Vol. 20, 1966). Rare. OCLC 36957989 locates only 6 copies worldwide. KVK locates just one copy, that in the British Library.

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        Journal et Mémoires de Mathieu Marais Avocat au Parlement de Paris sous la Régence et le règne de Louis XV (1715-1737). Publiés pour la première fois d'après le manuscrit de la Bibliothèque Impériale par autorisation de S.E.le Ministre de l'Instruction publique avec une introduction et des notes par M.de Lescure.

      Firmin-Didot, Paris 1863 - Quatre volumes (1863-1868) in-8 (24 cm x 15 cm), 505-493-597-592 pp. Un envoi de l'auteur à Cuvillier-Fleury, célèbre journaliste de l'époque et académicien. Reliure toilée uniforme pour les quatre volumes (reliure contemporaine), pièce de titre. Couvertures conservées. Précieux journal pour la connaissance de l'histoire de cette période. Pour accéder à la totalité de notre offre, consultez notre site Paris-Libris. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Portfolio]: Tahiti

      Lima, Peru: Courret Hermanos. [1863-64]. First edition. Quarto. String-tied quarter calf and cloth portfolio titled in gilt ("Tahiti."). The portfolio holds 16 different mounted albumen prints of Tahiti, each image is 4.75" x 6.25" (12 x 16 cm), mounted on a 9.5" x 12.5" (24 x 32 cm) sheet. Some repair to the spine of the cloth portfolio, some small splits in the folds, very good, the images are fine with slight soiling on some of the mats (one image displays some damage but only as copied from the negative). Each print bears a blind stamp on the mat: "Courret Hermanos Fotografos Calle Mercaderes 197 Lima," and is accompanied by an autograph notation in pencil identifying the scene on the verso of the individual mats. Among the earliest photographs of Tahiti preceded only by the limited work of Gustav Viaud who arrived one year before. Courret was a French-born photographer who arrived in Peru in 1860, and formed his own studio with his brother in 1863. He left Lima in September of 1863 to visit Tahiti and the Marquesas Islands. One can follow his itinerary in the contemporary notices that appeared in Le Messager de Tahiti, the local newspaper published weekly in Papeete. He left Tahiti in March of 1864 and returned to Lima, worked in his studio as a photographer, and sold the photographs of Tahiti individually and in groups.This collection includes views of the capitol city of Papeete with Europeanized streets, government buildings, single story homes, a small dock with dugout canoes, native huts, native children dressed in white assembled seated in the forecourt of a building (perhaps a church), several views of the harbor with sailing vessels, a waterfall, and street scenes.Rare. Courret's images of Peru and surrounding South American countries appear in the marketplace (nine auction records in the last 14 years, all for single images), but even single images of his Tahitian views are exceptionally uncommon. OCLC locates a single similar portfolio (Getty Museum) with only seven prints (under the title Views of Tahiti, noting that the title was devised by the cataloger); absent from both Kroepelien, Tuimata and O'Reilly and Reitman, Bibliographie de Tahiti et de la Polynesis Francaise; Trehin, Tahiti (pp. 40 - 55). . A remarkable portfolio of rarely seen images. .

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        Carta de la Costa y Mar de China que comprende Todo el Canal de Formosa, Islas de Meico-Sima y parte de la de Luzon.

      1863 - Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1863. Original colour. 640 x 990mm. Blind stamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia. A scarce Spanish chart of the environs of Taiwan, with the Sakishima Islands of Japan, reaching the north coast of Luzon in the Philippines. The lighthouses are marked in colour.

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        Carta de la Costa Oriental de China desde las Islas Lamock hasta el Rio Ngau-Keang con parte de la Isle Formosa, segun los trajabos de los capitanes Kellett y Collinson de la M.R. Inglesa.

      1863 - Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1863. Original colour. 620 x 990mm. Blind stamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia. A scarce Spanish chart of the Chinese coast from Wenzhou south to Chou'an, with northern Taiwan and the Sakishima Islands of Japan. The lighthouses are marked in colour.

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        L'économie sociale au point de vue chrétien, I-II. [TWO VOLUMES].

      Paris, A. Jouby 1863 - Two volumes. Royal octavo. Pp. iv, 507; 508. Plus a suite of blank leaves at the end of each volume, apparently for notations. Hardcover, uniformly bound in contemporary half calf and matching foliage paper over boards, spines with raised bands, gilt lettered and decorated direct, corners abraded, rubbed at extremities, handsome marbled endpapers, red ribbon markers, a small dampmark at foot margin of first few leaves of one volume. A nice set in handsome binding, overall in a very good condition. ~ First edition. A German translation, "Die Volkswirthschaftslehre vom Standpunkte des Christenthums" appeared in 1867. Only little is known about the Abbot Corbière. He was born in 1803 in Saint Lieux Lafenasse and at the age of 25 joined the "Societas Presbyterorum a S. Sulpitio", a move which had a great influence on his life thereafter. In 1945 he published "Le Guide de la conscience. Ouvrage contenant les divers traités de la morale chrétienne et des sacraments, à l'usage des simples fidèles." He died in 1865. For more on Corbière's life, and comments on his contribution to economic thought, see "Corbière und die soziale Theorie in der katholischen Kirche des 19. Jahrhunderts" by Gerhard Merk (Die Neue Ordnung" Vol. 20, 1966). Rare. OCLC 36957989 locates only 6 copies worldwide. KVK locates just one copy, that in the British Library.

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        General-Karte des Grossfürstenthums Siebenbürgen und der im Jahre 1861 mit dem Königreiche Ungarn vereinigten Theile. Ausgeführt und herausgegeben durch das k.k. militärisch geografische Institut. [Nr. I - IV].

      Wien, 1863 - Wien, 1863. 4 Bll. à 15 Segmente [ca. 55 x 66 cm], auf Leinen aufgezogen. Im Orig. OLwd.-Schuber. Schuber angestaubt, ein Blatt fleckig, leichte Gbrsp. Insgesamt gutes Expl. - Selten. Deutsch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        2 eigenh. Briefe mit U.

      Breillan, 11. XII. 1862 und 1. XII. 1863. - 3½ SS. 8vo. " C’est un remarquable travail historique conçu à un point de vue élevé et qui repose sur des bases parfaitement bien établies : la puissance aristocratique s’élevant en Angleterre par la force des choses comme la puissance monarchique en France". - " je me demande par exemple, si l’unité de la France n’aurait pu s’opérer aussi bien par le midi civilisé que par le nord barbare, par la langue d’oc qui possédait en germe les institutions de la Grande Bretagne que par la langue d’oïl qui eut de grands feudataires, des nobles, mais jamais d’aristocratie" [.] Ma fille Jeanne est bien et ne peut se consoler du facheux contretemps qui l’a privée du plaisir d’assister à votre charmante soirée".

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        An original Matthew Brady photograph of Ulysses Grant, the horse-lover, posing with Cincinnati, his favorite mount

      n.p., n.d.. 10" x 8". "Mounted albumen, 4"" x 2.75"" on its original 10"" x 8"" mount bearing the imprint ""Brady"" and ""Washington"" just below a photograph of Ulysses Grant standing next to his favorite horse, Cincinnati. Identified on the verso in pencil: ?Gen Grant and Mount Cincinnatus.? Light dampstains, mild foxing and toning to mount with some minor chips and tears which do not affect image.Grant was a great admirer of horses, and became an adept rider at an early age. At West Point he excelled at horsemanship and gave an impressive jumping display at his graduation. During the Civil War, Grant had several mounts, including Kangaroo?"a thoroughbred who was found emaciated on the battlefield of Shiloh and Jeff Davis?"whom he acquired on the Mississippi plantation of Jeff Davis' brother, Joseph. Following the Battle of Chattanooga in late 1863, Grant travelled to St. Louis, where he received a summons from a gentleman, who himself unable to ride due to illness and a great admirer of the general, offered his own horse, a son of Lexington, who at the time was the fastest four-mile thoroughbred in the United States. Grant graciously accepted the horse, and named him Cincinnati. Cincinnati (c. 1860-1878), who stood seventeen hands high, soon became Grant's favorite horse, and it was on this mount that he rode to Appomattox to negotiate Lee's surrender. Grant allowed only two other people to ride him: Admiral David Ammen (who had saved Grant from drowning as a boy), and Abraham Lincoln, who rode Cincinnati daily while at City Point in 1865. The present photograph was likely taken in late 1863 or early 1864, but before March 1864, when Lincoln commissioned Grant a Lieutenant (3 star) General (note that the saddle blanket only bears two stars in this image)."

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        Brockhaus' Reise-Atlas von Deutschland. Entworfen und gezeichnet von Henry Lange. Dritte Section. Baiern und Würtemberg. 9 Specialkarten, 4 Städtepläne, 1 Uebersichtskarte und Text. - Dritter von sechs Bänden.

      - Leipzig, F. A. Brockhaus, o. J. (1863); 18,5 cm (8°). Mit 13 (von 14) Karten / Plänen (Stadtplan München fehlt!). - Eine "Übersichtskarte der Eisenbahnen von Mitteleuropa" (Doppelblatt, zweifarbig), "Hof - Nürnberg." (Doppelblatt, dreifarbig: Eisenbahn-Karte mit insges. 6 Stahlstich-Vignetten: o.l.: Plassenburg bei Calmbach; u. r.: Waldstein, Vierzehnheiligen u. Staffelstein, Tüchersfelde, Dom zu Bamberg, Burg und Johannes-Kirchhof zu Nürnberg); "Nürnberg" (Doppelblatt, dreifarbig: Stadtplan); "Frankfurt a. M. - Bamberg." (Doppelblatt, dreifarbig: Eisenbahn-Karte mit 2 Stahlstich-Vignetten: o.l.: Frankfurt a.M., o.r.: Würzburg, dazwischen verkleinerte Eisenbahn-Karte Frankfurt bis Aschaffenburg); "Donau von Ingolstadt nach Passau" (Doppelblatt, dreifarbig: Eisenbahn-Karte mit insges. 4 Stahlstich-Vignetten: o.l.: Regensburg; o.r. Passau; u.l.: Dom in Regensburg; u.r.: Walhalla); "Nürnberg - Augsburg." (Doppelblatt, dreifarbig: Land-Karte mit 2 Stahlstich-Vignetten: u.l.: Das Rathaus in Augsburg; u.r.: Der schöne Brunnen in Nürnberg); "Augsburg." (Doppelblatt, dreifarbig: Stadtplan; im unteren Segment: Karte mit Umgebung von Augsburg, einfarbig); "Augsburg - Lindau" (Doppelblatt, dreifarbig: Eisenbahn-Karte mit 1 Stahlstich-Vignetten (oben) von Lindau, daneben verkleinerte Eisenbahn-Karte von Augsburg nach Landsberg); "München - Kufstein - Salzburg." (Doppelblatt, dreifarbig: Eisenbahn-Karte mit 1 Stahlstich-Vignette von Salzburg und u.r. vekleinerte Eisenbahn Teixendorf bis Salzburg); "München - Augsburg - Ulm." (Doppelblatt, dreifarbig: Eisenbahn-Karte mit insges. 8 Stahlstich-Vignetten: o.l.: Dom in Ulm u. Glaspalast in München; o.m.: Bavaria; o.r.: Pinakothek in München u. Dom in Augsburg; u.l.: Frauenkirche in München; u.m.: Ansicht von München (breite Vignette); u.r.: Auer-Kirche in München; "Ulm - Friedrichshafen - Bodensee" (Doppelblatt, dreifarbig: Eisenbahn-Karte (ohne Stahlstich-Vignetten)); Karlsruhe - Stuttgart - Ulm (Doppelblatt, dreifarbig: 2 separate Eisenbahn-Karten: oben: Karlsruhe Stuttgart, unten: Stuttgart - Ulm; ohne Stahlstich-Vignetten); "Stuttgart." (Doppelblatt, dreifarbig: Stadtplan, sowie 2 Stahlstich-Vignetten quer zum Plan: links: Rosenstein; rechts: Villa (Berg)); es fehlt folgendes Doppelblatt: Plan von München beinhaltend Eisenbahn von München nach Starnberg. - Ein Bl. (Verlagswerbung: informiert detailliert über die 3 verschiedenen Ausgaben des Reise-Atlas), 58 + 2 Bll. (1 Bl. Nachträge, 1 Bl. leer); gelber, mit Titel bedruckter Original-Kartonage-Band mit Leinenrücken (steife Broschur). - Einband etwas angestaubt und fleckig, Besitzvermerk in Tinte auf Oberrand des Vorderdeckels; Inhalt durchgängig etwas, z.T. auch stärker braunfleckig; Tafeln nur wenig fleckig; an wenigen Tafeln Verbindung zum Falz hin etwas gelöst; auf vorderem Innendeckel Notizen in zartem Blei; auf der Hälfte des hinteren Innendeckels Adress-Vermerke (von München) in Tinte. - Gebrauchter Führer in passabler Erhaltung (Stadtplan München fehlt) von großer Seltenheit. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Nobiliaire toulousain, inventaire général des titres probants de noblesse et de dignités nobiliaires -

      Bonnal et Gibrac 1863 -, Toulouse - 2 tomes. In-8 Tome I : LXIV-431 pp. - Tome II : 580 pp. Reliure demi-basane rouge. Dos lisse avec filets dorés. Couverture conservée. Intérieur bien propre. En bon état. Classement alphabétique des noms de famille nobiliaires toulousaines, avec de nombreux blasons. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        1863 Life of William Blake English Poetry BINDING 2v SET Pictor Ignotus ART

      London ; Cambridge : Macmillan and Co., 1863. - 1863 Life of William Blake English Poetry BINDING 2v SET Pictor Ignotus ART 90 Beautiful Illustrations / compare@$3,500 William Blake (28 November 1757 – 12 August 1827) was an English poet, painter, and printmaker. Largely unrecognized during his lifetime, Blake is now considered a seminal figure in the history of the poetry and visual arts of the Romantic Age. His prophetic poetry has been said to form “what is in proportion to its merits the least read body of poetry in the English language”. We find other stunning examples of this same two volume set for sale for $3,500! Main author: Alexander Gilchrist; William Blake Title: Life of William Blake, “Pictor ignotus” : with selections from his poems and other writings Published: London ; Cambridge : Macmillan and Co., 1863. Language: English FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: tight and secure leather binding Pages: complete with all xiv + 384 + 268 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such Illustrations: 90 EXQUISITE illustrations Publisher: London ; Cambridge : Macmillan and Co., 1863. Size: ~9in X 6.25in (22.5cm x 15.5cm) Photos available upon request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Opuscules de Gabriel Peignot extraits de divers journaux revues recueils EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: J. Techener, 1863. Fine. J. Techener, Paris 1863, 14x23,5cm, relié. - Original collective edition printed 200 copies on laid, with one draw 2 colored paper. Bound in red morocco half Russian, flat spine decorated with gilt fillets and with traces of rubbing, volume number golden headdresses rubbed a tiny worm on a working joint, flat cardboard embossed corners bumped, guards and contreplats paper the tank, contemporary binding. Our copy is enriched 6 autograph letters of the author, connected in-fine, two booksellers Besançon whom he intends to sell copies from the library, then buy additional copies at these booksellers. The letter of response of a bookseller connected with others on joint. Illustrated book of portrait etching by E. Hédouin. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale collective imprimée à 200 ex sur vergé, seul tirage avec 2 papiers de couleurs. Reliure en demi maroquin rouge de Russie, dos lisse orné de filets dorés et comportant des traces de frottements, tomaison dorée, coiffes frottées, un minuscule travail de ver sur un mors, plats de cartonnage gaufré, coins émoussés, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, reliure de l'époque. Notre exemplaire est enrichi de 6 lettres autographes de l'auteur, reliées in-fine, à deux libraires de Besançon à qui il entend vendre des exemplaires provenant de sa bibliothèque pour, ensuite, acheter d'autres exemplaires chez ces mêmes libraires. L'on joint une lettre de réponse d'un libraire reliée avec les autres. Ouvrage illustré d'un portrait en eau-forte par E. Hédouin.

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        Autograph letter signed (in the text).

      Gads Hill Place, 24. I. 1863.. 8vo. ½ p.. "Mr. Charles Dickens presents his compliments to Miss K. Hitchcock and regrets to inform her that his Vita [?] for the Royal Hospital for Incurable has been long engaged". - On headed paper.

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        The Illustrated Family Bible. Containing the Old and New Testaments, with the self - interpreting and explanatory Notes, and marginal References, of John Brown, to which is prefixed an Introduction to the right Understanding of the Oracles of God. FULLARTON BIBLE IN FULL CALF

      A Fullarton, Edinburgh [1863] Sm. folio, First Edition thus, text in broad double column with marginal references, with 20 fine steel engraved plates, maps and plans (plates with mild tide - mark at outer edge not affecting engraved surface), and very numerous engraved head - and tail - pieces, illustrations and decorations in the text, the title and a few leaves are lightly spotted but the majority of the text is remarkably crisp and clean; impressively bound in contemporary full niger calf, boards with elaborate gilt frame border enclosing decorative border and large floral panel all in blind, back with five raised bands tooled in gilt, second compartment framed and lettered in gilt, all other compartments elaborately framed and tooled in gilt, gilt edges, gilt doublures, marbled endpapers, hinges neatly strengthened with maroon passe - partout, boards minimally age - marked else a very good, bright, clean copy. As often the Family Register, usually placed before title, has been neatly removed. With separate printed titles for the Testaments and illustrated titles to each Book. The maps depict the Journeyings of the Israelites and the World as known to the Ancients. The plans include Noah's Ark and Rome, together with a detailed chrono - genealogical table of the lineal descent of Christ as given by Mark and Matthew. A SPLENDID COPY OF ONE OF THE FINEST AND MOST FAMOUS MID - VICTORIAN FAMILY BIBLES.

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        The Story of the Life of John Anderson, the Fugitive Slave

      London: William Tweedie, 1863. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. frontis (portrait), xv, 182p. plus (2)p. advertisements. Maroon cloth. 19cm. Cover cloth partially split along front joint. Light soiling and other wear. Anderson escaped from slavery in Missouri, after killing a slaveholder who tried to recapture him, made his way to Canada and then Great Britain. The book ends with Anderson leaving to settle in Liberia. Apparently nothing is known of what happened to him there. Twelvetrees, an English abolitionist, is listed as the editor but could perhaps have been listed as the author of Anderson's narrative.

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        OKAMI GOYO TASHI GUBU GO YAKUNIN: THE IMPERIAL HOUSEHOLD ENTOURAGE ACCOMPANIED BY THE OFFICIALS ON THE WAY TO KYOTO.

      A STUNNING AND VERY LONG PANORAMIC VIEW OF THE PROCESSION [N.p. 1863, - n.p.]. A large b.w. woodblock printed broadside,1 meter 48.5 x 45 cm., consists of 5 larger than Oban sheetside by side, very nice condition, with minor folds, a smallpiece missing in the margin,hand printed on hand-made paper. Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Delta Kappa Epsilon [binding heading]

      [New Haven, Ct 1863 - 16 engraved portraits with facsimile signatures by A.H. Ritchie and 5 albumen print photographs of the members of DKE at Yale. 4to. Album of engraved and photographic portraits of the 1863 members of DKE. The fraternity was founded at Yale in 1844. Contemporary quarter morocco and cloth, with label "Delta Kappa Epsilon." Binding worn, some foxing to portraits 16 engraved portraits with facsimile signatures by A.H. Ritchie and 5 albumen print photographs of the members of DKE at Yale. 4to

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        Dominique EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Hachette & Cie, 1863. Fine. Hachette & Cie, Paris 1863, 11,5x18,5cm, relié. - first edition. Binding half morocco navy blue, back with five nerves decorated with the golden initials of great bibliophile Roger Cormenin repeated five times, golden tail date marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, gilded head, slightly later bookbinding . Provenance: the library Cormenin Roger, son of Louis de Cormenin who was the confidant and secretary of Théophile Gautier and also a close friend of Gustave Flaubert. Pleasant beautifully drawn copy. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure en demi maroquin bleu marine, dos à cinq nerfs orné du paraphe doré du grand bibliophile Roger de Cormenin répété cinq fois,date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tête dorée, reliure légèrement postérieure. Provenance : de la bibliothèque de Roger de Cormenin, fils de Louis de Cormenin qui fut le confident et le secrétaire de Théophile Gautier et également l'ami intime de Gustave Flaubert. Agréable exemplaire joliment établi.

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        Monographie du Palais de Fontainebleau, 3 vols.; Dessinee et Gravee par Rodolphe Pfnor, Accompagnee d'un Texte Historique et Descriptif par M. Champollion-Figeac; Chateaux de la Renaissance; Architecture & Decoration des Epoques Louis XIV, Louis XV & Louis XVI au Palais de Fontainebleau

      Paris: A. Morel et Cie / Ch. Claesen. 1863-85. First printing. Hardcover. Good. Three volumes. First editions--1863, 1863, and 1885. Folios, bound in heavy library buckram, heavily illustrated (including some in color and some double-page), Good ex-library set with typical treatments (bookplates, pockets, labels and bar-code stickers on spines or covers, etc.), wear to some pages including creasing or loss to the edges of some of the pages, age-toning and soiling to some pages, rubbing and wear to the tips and edges of the covers including fraying and loss. Text in French. These three volumes are large and heavy and will require an additional shipping charge.

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        Just months before he marched his 70th Indiana Infantry to join General William T Sherman's Atlanta campaign, 30-year-old Colonel and future President Benjamin Harrison certifies the "Strength" of his troops

      Nashville, Tennessee, November 7, 1863. 15.25" x 9.75". "Civil War-dated Manuscript Document Signed ""Benja Harrison / Col Comdg 70th Ind. Vol. Infty,"" 1p, 15.25"" x 9.75"". Nashville, Tennessee, November 7, 1863. Countersigned ""James L. Mitchell"" as Adjutant. Folds expertly mended on verso. Fine condition.Headed ""Report of the Strength present and absent, of the 70th Inda Vol Inf. Wards Brigade, A of C."" Five ruled columns headed ""Present for Duty,"" ""Other Men Present,"" ""Total Present,"" ""Absent,"" and ""Present and Absent."" Each column is subheaded ""Commissioned Officers"" and ""Enlisted Men"" with an ""Aggregate"" total of 764 men. Titled on verso in filing portion ""70. / Report of Regiment / Strength / Novr 7th 1863.""Adjutant of the 70th Indiana James L. Mitchell (1834-1894) served as a Major on the staff of Gen. Lovell Rousseau in early 1865 and as Mayor of Indianapolis from 1873-1875.On August 12, 1862, the 70th Indiana was mustered in with 28-year-old Benjamin Harrison, grandson of the 9th U.S. President and War of 1812 hero William H. Harrison, as Colonel. On November 10, 1862, the 70th moved with Ward's Brigade, Dumont's division, 14th Army Corps, to Scottsville, Kentucky, then to Gallatin, Tennessee. From December 10, 1862 until February 9, 1863, they were posted along the Louisville & Nashville Railroad from Gallatin to Nashville to defend the road and bridges. The 70th was on picket duty at Gallatin until June. On August 19, 1863, it moved to Nashville and, while there, was engaged in guarding trains to Stevenson, Chattanooga and other points.The 70th Indiana Volunteer Infantry was attached to Ward's Brigade, Post and District of Nashville, Tennessee, Department of the Cumberland from October 1863 to January 1864. On February 24, 1864, the 70th left Nashville and marched with it's division to Wauhatchie, Tennessee, in Lookout Valley. From Wauhatchie, it marched on May 2nd and joined General William T. Sherman's Atlanta campaign during which the regiment saw action at Resaca, Cassville, New Hope Church, Lost Mountain, Kenesaw Mountain, Marietta, Peach Tree Creek, and the Siege of Atlanta. On January 23, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln nominated to be Brevet Brigadier General ""Colonel Benjamin Harrison, of the Seventieth Indiana Volunteers, for ability and manifest energy and gallantry in command of brigade, to date from January 22, 1865."" The Senate consented to the nomination on February 14, 1865."

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        Befreiungshalle ('Die Befreiungshalle bei Kelheim. Nach einer Skizze von Hans Weininger').

      - lavierte Tuschefederzeichnung v. Hans Weininger in Regensburg, dat. 1863, 29 x 23,5 Hans Weininger brachte 1863 das Buch "Die Befreiungshalle bei Kelheim" im Verlag bei Georg Joseph Manz in Regensburg heraus. - Er war Major, P.K. Hauptmann und Sekretär des Historischen Vereins der Oberpfalz und von Regensburg. - Hugo Graf von Walderdorff brachte einen Nekrolog über Weininger heraus: Hans Weininger, k. b. charakt. Major des Pensionsstandes und Sekretär des histor. Vereines von Oberpfalz und Regensburg, S. 389-402. - Sehr fein ausgeführte Tuschefederzeichnung der Befreiungshalle. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Oeuvres complètes

      Paris: Furne & Cie, 1863. Fine. Furne & Cie, Paris 1863, 15x23,5cm, 6 volumes reliés. - New edition collated on the original texts with variants. Binders blue half morocco with corners, back slightly past five nerves decorated with black lines, golden dates tails, marbled paper plates, paper contreplats guards and to the tank, the time bindings signed Allo. Text preceded by the story of the life and works of Molière by J. Taschereau. Book, illustrated frontispiece of the first volume of an engraved portrait of Molière. Lovely group established in a charming contemporary binding signed Allo. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition collationnée sur les textes originaux avec les variantes. Reliures en demi maroquin bleu marine à coins, dos très légèrement passés à cinq nerfs ornés de filets noirs, dates dorées en queues, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, reliures de l'époque signées de Allo. Texte précédé de l'histoire de la vie et des ouvrages de Molière par J. Taschereau. Ouvrage illustré en frontispice du premier volume d'un portrait gravé de Molière. Agréable ensemble établi dans une charmante reliure de l'époque signée de Allo.

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        The Illustrated Family Bible. Containing the Old and New Testaments, with the self-interpreting and explanatory Notes, and marginal References, of John Brown, to which is prefixed an Introduction to the right Understanding of the Oracles of God. FULLARTON BIBLE IN FULL CALF

      A Fullarton, Edinburgh, [1863] - Sm. folio, First Edition thus, text in broad double column with marginal references, with 20 fine steel engraved plates, maps and plans (plates with mild tide-mark at outer edge not affecting engraved surface), and very numerous engraved head- and tail-pieces, illustrations and decorations in the text, the title and a few leaves are lightly spotted but the majority of the text is remarkably crisp and clean; impressively bound in contemporary full niger calf, boards with elaborate gilt frame border enclosing decorative border and large floral panel all in blind, back with five raised bands tooled in gilt, second compartment framed and lettered in gilt, all other compartments elaborately framed and tooled in gilt, gilt edges, gilt doublures, marbled endpapers, hinges neatly strengthened with maroon passe-partout, boards minimally age-marked else a very good, bright, clean copy. As often the Family Register, usually placed before title, has been neatly removed. With separate printed titles for the Testaments and illustrated titles to each Book. The maps depict the Journeyings of the Israelites and the World as known to the Ancients. The plans include Noah's Ark and Rome, together with a detailed chrono-genealogical table of the lineal descent of Christ as given by Mark and Matthew. A SPLENDID COPY OF ONE OF THE FINEST AND MOST FAMOUS MID-VICTORIAN FAMILY BIBLES. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'economie sociale au point de vue chretien, I-II. [TWO VOLUMES].

      Paris, A. Jouby, 1863.. Two volumes. Royal octavo. Pp. iv, 507; 508. Plus a suite of blank leaves at the end of each volume, apparently for notations. Hardcover, uniformly bound in contemporary half calf and matching foliage paper over boards, spines with raised bands, gilt lettered and decorated direct, corners abraded, rubbed at extremities, handsome marbled endpapers, red ribbon markers, a small dampmark at foot margin of first few leaves of one volume. A nice set in handsome binding, overall in a very good condition. ~ First edition. A German translation, "Die Volkswirthschaftslehre vom Standpunkte des Christenthums" appeared in 1867. Only little is known about the Abbot Corbiere. He was born in 1803 in Saint Lieux Lafenasse and at the age of 25 joined the "Societas Presbyterorum a S. Sulpitio", a move which had a great influence on his life thereafter. In 1945 he published "Le Guide de la conscience. Ouvrage contenant les divers traites de la morale chretienne et des sacraments, a l'usage des simples fideles." He died in 1865. For more on Corbiere's life, and comments on his contribution to economic thought, see "Corbiere und die soziale Theorie in der katholischen Kirche des 19. Jahrhunderts" by Gerhard Merk (Die Neue Ordnung" Vol. 20, 1966). Rare. OCLC 36957989 locates only 6 copies worldwide. KVK locates just one copy, that in the British Library..

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        Collection of Twelve Books

      - Offered here is a scarce collection of twelve books illustrated (and written) by the renown American writer and illustrator Oliver Herford (1863-1935) whose wit and witticisms in both word and illustratiion have made him a favorite for collectors. This collection was put together by one such enthusiast and contains some inscribed books, a sketch presentation, an autograph letter laid-in, scarce wrappers and some uncommon titles. The condition, unless noted, is very good or better and very fine copies are also noted in the following descriptions in alphabetical order by title: Altogether New Cynic’s calendar of Revised Wisdom for 1907. San Francisco, Paul Elder and Co., The Tomoye Press, 1906. 12mo. ScarceBashful Earthquake. New York, Charles Scribner’s, 1898. Superb and famous pictorial cover. Early Herford title. Cupid’s Almanac and Guid to Hearticulture. Boston, Houghton, Mifflin, 1908. Third impression. With two page autograph letter laid-in, to Mrs. Ethelbert Nevin, wife of the composer and pianist.Cupid’s Cyclopedia. New York, Charles Scribner’s. 1910. 12mo. Original pictorial wrapper. Book and wrapper are very fine.Deb’s Dictionary. Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott, 1931. Fine copy in scarce very good pictorial wrapper. An uncommon and popular title.Excuse It Please. Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott Co. 1929. Presented by Herford to the owner, H.L. Brown with lavish inscription on front free fly with colored sketch by Herford. With two page autograph letter from Herford to Brown in original envelope. In original and scarce color pictorial wrapper. A scarce title.Fairy Godmother-in-law. New York, Charles Scribner’s, 1905. Pictorial cover. Spine poor, remainder of book without flaws.Giddy Globe. New York, George H. Doran, 1919. In original color pictorial wrapper.Laughing Willow, Verse and Pictures. New York, George H. Doran, 1918. Pictorial paper covered boards. In original color dust wrapper. Book fine, wrapper very good. Overheard in a Garden, et cetera. New York, Charles Scribner’s, 1900. Superb color pictorial paper covered boards. Quite scarce and gorgeous cover design.Scrambled Eggs. Cincinnati, Stewart & Kidd, 1920. Pictorial covers. Fine.Sea Legs. Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott Co. 1931. Presentation Inscription by Herford on half-title. One of Herford’s most enduring works, with famous cover design. Superb copy.

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        ANDREWS' MOUNTED ARTILLERY DRILL; COMPILED ACCORDING TO THE LATEST REGULATIONS FROM STANDARD MILITARY AUTHORITY

      Charleston: Evans and Cogswell, 1863.. 164pp. plus sixty-one plates on thirty-one leaves bound after the text. Modern three-quarter calf and paper boards, gilt. Minor shelf wear. Two 20th century bookplates on front pastedown. Text somewhat tanned, else very good. First, and only, edition of this Confederate imprint, a compilation of artillery tactics. Richard Snowden Andrews was a native of Baltimore, an architect, and a battalion artillery commander under Charles Winder, and subsequently under Stonewall Jackson after Winder was killed in action at the Battle of Cedar Run. Andrews was also severely injured at the battle, almost disemboweled after a Union shell exploded close to him, resulting in an eight month convalescence to recover from his injuries, after which Andrews was fitted with a silver plate over his wound. Andrews organized the present work during his recovery period, and dedicated the book to Stonewall Jackson, who had complimented him on his "gallant and meritorious conduct in the Battle of Cedar Run." This copy has an especially interesting provenance, having been given by Col. Howard Haywood, a Confederate colonel and surgeon, to Col. Carle A. Woodruff, a career soldier in the United States Army who rose to the rank of brigadier general. Woodruff received the Medal of Honor while serving as an artillery officer in the Union Army during the Civil War. On a slip bound at front, Haywood inscribes the book for "Col. Carle A. Woodruff U.S. Army from Howard Haywood of Raleigh, N.C." There is also an interesting notation by Woodruff on the verso of the dedication page, reading "At the date of this preface there were 8 Batteries of Horse Artillery in the Army of the Potomac, 7 being Regular batteries and 1 Volunteer. After the battle of Gettysburg 4 more regular batteries were made Horse Artillery. Carle A. Woodruff Bvt. Lieut Col. U.S.A." The sixty-one plates at the back illustrate the maneuvering, sponging, loading, ramming, and pointing of cannon, plus eight pages of bugle signals. Andrews writes in the Preface regarding the printing of the plates: "It would have been better to have had wood-cut rather than lithographic illustrations, as the cuts would then have been on the same page with the explanations of the various maneuvers. The blockade renders this at this time impossible." A rare work, with only two copies listed in OCLC, both in the British Library. The bookplates on the front pastedown indicate that the book once resided in two important collections, first in the collection of renowned firearms collector Ray Riling and then in "The Military Library of Richard Allan Johnson." It is also a unique copy, with a fascinating association, at one time gifted from a Confederate colonel to a Union artillery officer. PARRISH & WILLINGHAM 4721. CRANDALL 2392. BAXTER & DEARBORN, p.80. MIDLAND NOTES 17:58. GOODSPEED 590:38.

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        Le héraut d'armes Revue illustrée de la noblesse Collection complète EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Victor Bouton, 1863. Fine. Victor Bouton, Paris 1863-1877, 18,5x28cm, 2 volumes reliés. - First Edition. Binders black half shagreen, back with five golden jewels adorned nerves, minute traces of friction on the upper shrouds, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, bookplate glued to the backs of nobility first boards binding . Illustrated books of reproductions of faces in-text. Few minor foxing. Rare complete collection of this review dealing with heraldry. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliures en demi chagrin noir, dos à cinq nerfs orné de fleurons dorés, infimes traces de frottements sur les coiffes supérieures, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, ex-libris nobiliaires encollés aux versos des premiers plats de reliure. Ouvrages illustrés de reproductions de blasons in-texte. Quelques petites rousseurs sans gravité. Rare collection complète de cette revue traitant d'héraldique.

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        My Miscellanies

      London: Sampson Low, Son & Co., Ludgate Hill, 1863. First edition. vi, [ii], 291, [1], 16 (catalogue dated November 1863); [iv], 300, 16 (catalogue dated November 1863) pp. 2 vols. 8vo. Full blue polished calf, gilt spine, with red morocco title labels, t.e.g., by Riviere & Son. Near fine. First edition. vi, [ii], 291, [1], 16 (catalogue dated November 1863); [iv], 300, 16 (catalogue dated November 1863) pp. 2 vols. 8vo. A collection of sketches originally published in Household Words and All the Year Round. Parrish & Miller, pp. 51-3; Sadleir 599; Wolff 1369

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        Ulysses S. Grant

      Memphis, Tennessee, October 14, 1863. 7.75" x 9.75". "Wounded at the Battle of Shiloh while leading his regiment, Irish-born Col. Peter J. Sullivan is commissioned by General Ulysses S. Grant - Grant later recommended Sullivan to be Brigadier General.Civil War-date Autograph Letter Signed ""U.S. Grant / Maj. Gen.,"" 1p, 7.75"" x 9.75"", tipped at left edge to lightweight cardstock. Head Quarters, Department of the Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee, October 14, 1863. Fine condition.In full, ""Head Quarters, Dept of the Tn. Memphis Ten. Oct. 14th 1863, Col. P.J. Sullivan, late of the 48th Ohio Vols. is hereby authorized to remain within this Department and to practice his profession or engage in any business consistent with existing orders. This is to recommend Col. Sullivan to the Dist. & Port commanders for such facilities as are allowed to loyal men. U.S. Grant, Maj. Gen.""Born in Cork, Ireland, Peter John Sullivan (1821-1883) immigrated to Philadelphia with his parents. After attending the University of Pennsylvania, he moved to Cincinnati and became a lawyer. At outbreak of the Civil War, Peter J. Sullivan raised four regiments and was appointed Lieutenant Colonel of the 48th Ohio Volunteers. Within two months, in January 1862, he was Colonel of the regiment. He led his regiment in the Battle of Shiloh (April 6-7, 1862), during which he had his left arm shattered by a musket-ball. Wounded three times in battle, he had four horses shot out from under him. Because of these wounds, he was never able to take active command again, nor did he ever completely recover his health. He served for a time as post commander at Memphis, Tennessee, while it was occupied by Union troops and then served as a Judge on a Military Court of Claims. On August 7, 1863, Sullivan resigned from the Army to practice law.On November 20, 1866, Sullivan wrote from Cincinnati to Major General John A. Rawlins, Grant's Chief of Staff and confidant, ""I respectfully ask to be promoted to the rank and pay of Brigadier General of U.S. Volunteers for meritorious conduct, on both days of the battle of Shiloh: to date from April the 6th 1862..."" Sullivan detailed his services. Three days later, on November 23, 1866, Gen. Grant endorsed Sullivan's letter: ""Respectfully forwarded to the Secretary of War. Col. Sullivan was a gallant officer, and I recommend that he be brevetted Brigadier General of Volunteers."" On December 11, 1866, President Andrew Johnson nominated Sullivan for appointment as of March 13, 1865, and it was confirmed by the Senate on February 6, 1867.A month later, on March 19, 1867, President Johnson appointed Sullivan as U.S. Minister Resident in Colombia. Sullivan presented his credentials in Bogota on July 25, 1867 and served until June 26, 1869, when he resigned because of ill health."

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        The Gettysburg Address, with Full Centerfold Illustrations of the Battlefield and Lincoln's Dedication Ceremony

      New York 1863 - Newspaper, Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, New York, December 5, 1863. 16 pp., complete. "and that Government of the people, for the people, and for all people, shall not perish from earth."As printing technology advanced through the middle decades of the nineteenth century, illustrated newspapers grew in popularity even though their engravings added a few weeks to press time. Leslie's printing-from December 5-includes an article containing the full text of Lincoln's timeless speech (page 11). Illustrations include a centerfold spread with the formal dedication ceremony prominently placed, and smaller views of Union and rebel graves, defensive works, Meade's headquarters, and a view of the town (centerfold). A large illustration of "The War in Tennessee-Lookout Mountain and Its Vicinity" appears on the front page.There is no definitive text that captures exactly how Lincoln spoke that day, though the AP reporter's text is most familiar. Leslie's printing, following the Philadelphia Enquirer version, contains variations, most notably in the final two sentences regarding the nation's unfinished work and closing phrase of "Government of the people, for the people, and for all people" rather than "of the people, by the people, and for the people." Excerpt"Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth upon this Continent a new nation, conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing the question whether this nation, or any nation, so conceived, so dedicated, can long endure. We are met on the great battle-field of that war. We are met to dedicate it, on a portion of the field set apart as the final restingplace of those who gave their lives for the nation's life; but the nation must live, and it is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this. In a larger sense we cannot dedicate, we cannot consecrate, we cannot hallow this ground in reality. The number of men, living and dead, who struggled here have consecrated it far above our poor attempts to add to its consecration. The world will little know and nothing remember of what we see here, but we cannot forget what these brave men did here. We own this offering to our dead. We imbibe increased devotion to that cause for which they here gave the last full measure of devotion; we here might resolve that they shall not have died in vain; that the nation shall, under God, have a new birth of freedom, and that Government of the people, for the people, and for all people, shall not perish from earth."Historical BackgroundThough November 20th imprints are the most valuable newspaper publications of the Gettysburg Address, none are as lavish as this issue of Leslie's, and none show the cemetery or provide images of the ceremony. It is also interesting to note that the leading illustrated newspaper, Harper's Weekly, did not publish the Address or illustrate the ceremony. This Leslie's issue, published in far smaller quantities than Harper's, is quite scarce.Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper was founded in 1852 and published until 1922. Originally established by Illustrated London News owner Frank Leslie (1821-1880), the weekly continued under the guidance of his widow, suffragette Miriam Florence Leslie, from 1880 until 1902, when she sold the highly recognizable brand. Specializing in patriotic topics and heavily reporting war efforts from the Civil War to World War I, the newspaper also covered Arctic exploration, the Klondike Gold Rush, strikes, and sporting events. Civil War reporting and illustration was among the paper's most successful ventures.Historical BackgroundLincoln's speech, delivered at Gettysburg National Cemetery on November 19, 1863, has endured as a supreme distillation of American values. Over the past 150 years, it has become a compelling testament to the sacrifices required to achieve freedom for all Americans. Lincoln m. (See website for full description)

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        Galerie complète des tableaux des peintres les plus célèbres : Raphaël - O EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Firmin Didot frères, fils & Cie, 1863. Fine. Firmin Didot frères, fils & Cie, Paris 1863, 24,5x32,5cm, 3 volumes brochés. - First Edition. Illustrated book of 355 engraved plates reproducing the works of Raphael. spine imaged with gaps, tears and marginal gaps on the boards, some small interior foxing. Rare together. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Ouvrage illustré de 355 planches gravées reproduisant les oeuvres de Raphaël. Dos insolés comportant des manques, déchirures et manques marginaux sur les plats, quelques petites rousseurs intérieures. Rare ensemble.

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        Charles Darwin über die Entstehung der Arten im Thier- [Tier] und Pflanzen-Reich [Pflanzenreich] durch natürliche Züchtung : Oder Erhaltung der vervollkommneten Rassen im Kampfe um's Daseyn. Nach der dritten Englischen Auflage und mit neueren Zusätzen des Verfassers für diese deutsche Ausgabe aus dem Englischen übersetzt und mit Anmerkungen versehen von Dr. H. G. Bronn. Zweite verbesserte und sehr vermehrte Auflage. Mit Darwin's Portrait in Photographie (als Frontispiz montiert)

      Stuttgart: Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Druckerei, 2. Auflage 1863. Sauberes Exemplar mit nur geringen Gebrauchs-/Altersspuren. [Ganzleineneinband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. 551 Seiten. 678 Gramm. 22x15cm.] Fachgerechter Paketversand über unseren Logistikpartner Hermes!.

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        The Horses of the Sahara, and the Manners of the Desert

      London: Wm. H. Allen & Co.,, 1863. With commentaries by the Emir Abd-El-Kader. Translated from the French by James Hutton. Octavo. Original green pebble-grain cloth, gilt lettered spine, large pictorial gilt block on front cover, brown endpapers. Internal hinges neatly strengthened, spine a little rolled. A very good copy. First edition in English of this scarce classic work on Arab equitation, first published Paris, 1851; it is particularly uncommon in the original cloth. Eugène Daumas (1803-1871) served for some 15 years in Algeria, he was made head of the North Africa, Bureaux Arabes; became a personal friend of Abd-el-Kader, the emir of Mascara, and was widely recognised as the French Army's leading expert on Arab culture. When he returned to France in 1850 he was made director of Algerian affairs in the Ministry of War.

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        Manuscript Texas Slave Document.

      Marion County, Texas: 1863. I folio sheet (12 1/4" x 8"), docketed on reverse with names of the parties involved. Creases from original folds, small hole, not affecting text, slight aging and edgewear; otherwise near fine. Unusual slave document from Texas that has a young African American woman petitioning to become a slave. The documents indicates that Mary Ellen Frazier," who is a free person of African decent", and is fourteen years old, requests to become the owned by one Jefferson S. Nash, "a person of good respect." The document is signed her x, and is also signed by A.S. Rodgers clerk on the reverse. Why this young woman would choose to become a slave is unknown, but information from another separate document indicates that a Charlotte Frazier chooses the same Jefferson S. Nash to be the master and owner of her and her six children who are below the age of fourteen. This person is probably the mother of Mary Ellen. This document is only that of the Mary Ellen Frazier petition.

      [Bookseller: Nicholas D. Riccio Rare Books & Prints]
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        Markranstädt, Leipzig, Oschatz, Grossenhain, Camenz, Milkel, Pegau, Borna, Döbeln, Dresden, Bischofswerda, Ostritz, Langen-Bernsdorf, Glauchau, Chemnitz, Dippoldiswalda, Königstein, Zittau, Hirschfelde, Elsterberg, Zwickau, Annaberg, Sayda, Oelsnitz,

      Dresden., Johann-Georgenstadt, Wiesenthal, Surplus Schönberg 1863 - 1 Titel u. 28 Karten , aufgezogen in 6 Segmenten, 39 x 32 cm, in 2 Kartons, Grenzcoloration, Blindstempel des topogr. Bureaus, vereinz. kl. Flecken, vollständige sehr gut erhaltene Gesamtkarten . Sprache: de

      [Bookseller: Buecherstube Eilert]
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        Official Civil War Manuscript Histories of Two Companies within the 1st New York Infantry - 1861 to 1863

      Camp at Potomac Creek near Falmouth, Virginia, 1863. Loose Leaf Reports. Very Good. Ten legal-size legible pages record the history of two companies from the 1st New York Infantry during the Civil War. Some minor soiling and edge wear. These official histories were written in April, 1863 as the regiment prepared to be mustered out of Federal service in late May. Both are detailed chronologies of the regiment's service told from the perspective of company grade officers. The accounts begin with the regiment's establishment in New York City, its movement to Fortress Monroe, and its participation in the Peninsula Campaign and follow-on actions in Virginia during which the regiment fought at Big Bethel, the Seven Days (the Peach Orchard and Glendale), Malvern Hill, 2nd Bull Run (2nd Manassas), Chantilly, and Fredericksburg. The accounts, however, are not quite complete because the regiment was ordered into battle one last time at Chancellorsville in early May after these reports were prepared. In addition to detailed chronologies, the records contain officer rosters, listings of dead and wounded, 'final' strength reports, and recognition of soldiers who had performed valiantly including a recounting of Sergeant Field's recovery of the Regimental Colors at the Battle of Fredericksburg after all of the standard bearers had been killed or wounded. Fields charged into a hail of bullets, rescuing the colors and capturing two Confederate soldiers. Both company reports also contain entries regarding their shelling at Newport News by the Confederate ironclad, Merrimac on 8 March 1862. Obviously unique. As of 2015, no similar original, manuscript unit histories are in the trade, nor are any similar auction records listed at Rare Book Hub or ABPC.

      [Bookseller: Read 'Em Again Books, ABAA]
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        Reise in Nordost Africa. Skizzen nach der Natur gemalt. - Tafelband

      Berlin, Reimer 1863.. Mit farblithographiertem Titel nach Kretschmer und 24 (1 doppelblattgr.) Tafeln, davon 15 Tafeln mit Tonplatte und 9 Tafeln in Farblithographie nach Adalbert von Barnim. 1 Bl. Tafelverzeichnis. HLdr. d. Zt. mit Rückentitel. Qu.-Folio. 33 x 49,5 cm. Vgl. Henze I, 169 (kennt den Tafelband nicht); Kainbacher 28; Ibrahim-Hilmy I, 290; Paulitschke I, 99; Dinse 529. - Mit malerischen Ansichten aus Ägypten, Nubien und dem östlichen Sudan, darunter Ansichten von Alexandria (doppelblattgr. Panorama) und Kairo, der Tempel von Saquarah, Philae und Abu Simbel, ägyptische, aber auch tropische Landschaften mit Tieren, Trachtendarstellungen, Genredarstellungen etc. - Decken bschabt. Rücken berieben, Rückenenden mit Fehlstellen. Die beiden fliegenden vorderen Vorsätze knittrig. Die Ansicht von Alexandria in den weißen Rändern und rückseitig braunfleckig, die restlichen Tafeln nur wenig fleckig in den Rändern.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        Archiv für die Sächsische Geschichte. 12. Bände ( komplett )

      Bernhard Tauchnitz. 1863 bis 1874., Leipzig. - 8° 461/485/468/442/441/442/442/442/442/444/442/442 SS. Ohldr., Bd.1: vorderes und hinteres Gelenk im oberen Teil geplatzt, Bd. 3: hinteres Gelenk unten geplatzt, Bd.5: Rücken stärker beschabt und die Kapitale mit kleinen Fehlstellen, Bd.6 am oberen Kapital ebenfalls eine kleine Fehlstelle, Ecken bestoßen, Kanten beschabt, Vorsätze aller Bücher mit Exlibris, alle Titelseiten und fliegende Vorsatzblätter mit Stempeln des Vorbesitzers ( Sorbisches Institut Leipzig ), Titelseiten stockfleckig, insgesamt guter Zustand der der schönen alten Bände. 15 / Sch Sprache: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Yale Class Book 1863 [cover and spine title]

      [New Haven, CT] 1863 - 36 engraved student portraits by A.H. Ritchie with facsimile signatures and 20 albumen print cartes-de-visite window-mounted 4-to-a-page. 4to. Contemporary brown morocco-grained sheep, covers stamped in gilt with "Yale" and school motto, tail of spine with owner's name, "F.F. Harrat," in gilt. Covers worn, foxing to plates 36 engraved student portraits by A.H. Ritchie with facsimile signatures and 20 albumen print cartes-de-visite window-mounted 4-to-a-page. 4to

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Salammbô EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Michel Lévy, 1863. Fine. Michel Lévy, Paris 1863, 15x23cm, relié. - Original edition on the current paper. Binding half fir sorrow, back with five nerves, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, bookplate pasted on a guard, contemporary binding. Some light spots without gravity. Rare autograph signed by the author (Louis) de Carné, journalist and historian whose Flaubert had several books referenced in the inventory of his library. The interest was Flaubert's work Carné was not always benevolent. Critical notes of One finds in his articles in the records of Bouvard and Pecuchet. Moreover, Salammbo the publication coincides with the controversial election of Louis de Carné at the French Academy, described as clerical state coup by a section of public opinion. It was indeed the result of the revolt organized by Bishop Dupanloup against the other candidate, Emile Littre, author of a materialistic definition of the man who unleashed the fury of religious parties and Orleanists. Flaubert evokes the scandal of this election in a letter to the Goncourt May 6, 1863: "Do you have enough vituperated Sainte-Beuve and yelled at the Academy about the Carné nomination? » Although it probably slightly above this election, this shipment from Flaubert to Carne is a curious tribute to a writer once accused of "offending public morals and religion" in a future representative of the religious power within the prestigious Academy. Precious copy with autograph sending and pleasantly established contemporary binding. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Édition originale sur papier courant. Reliure en demi chagrin sapin, dos à cinq nerfs, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, ex-libris encollé sur une garde, reliure de l'époque. Quelques légères rousseurs sans gravité. Rare envoi autographe signé de Gustave Flaubert à (Louis) de Carné, journaliste et historien dont Flaubert possédait plusieurs ouvrages référencés dans l'inventaire de sa bibliothèque. L'intérêt que portait Flaubert à l'œuvre de Carné n'était toutefois pas toujours bienveillant. On retrouve en effet des notes critiques sur ses articles dans les dossiers de Bouvard et Pécuchet. D'autre part, la parution de Salammbô coïncide avec l'élection controversée de Louis de Carné à l'Académie Française, qualifiée de coup d'état clérical par une partie de l'opinion publique. Elle était en effet le résultat de la fronde organisée par Mgr Dupanloup contre l'autre candidat, Emile Littré, auteur d'une définition matérialiste de l'homme qui déchaîna la fureur des partis religieux et Orléanistes. Flaubert évoque le scandale de cette élection dans une lettre aux Goncourt du 6 mai 1863 : « Avez-vous suffisamment vitupéré Sainte-Beuve et engueulé l'Académie à propos de la nomination Carné ? » Bien qu'il précède sans doute légèrement cette élection, cet envoi de Flaubert à Carné est un curieux hommage d'un écrivain accusé naguère « d'offense à la morale publique et à la religion » à un futur représentant du pouvoir religieux au sein même de la prestigieuse Académie. Précieux exemplaire comportant un envoi autographe et agréablement établi en reliure de l'époque. 

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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