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        The water-babies : a fairy tale for a land-baby / by the Rev. Charles Kingsley ; with two illustrations by J. Noel Paton, R.S.A.

      London ; Cambridge : Macmillan and Co. 1863 - Physical description: 350p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm. Summary: The Water-Babies was inspired by Kingsley's thoughts on evolution. He was one of the few clergymen to accept wholeheartedly Darwin's theories of evolution and natural selection and to devote himself to the spread of the new knowledge of nature. Subjects: Children -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction -- Chimney sweeps -- Fairies -- Evolution. Physical description: 350p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm. Summary: The Water-Babies was inspired by Kingsley's thoughts on evolution. He was one of the few clergymen to accept wholeheartedly Darwin's theories of evolution and natural selection and to devote himself to the spread of the new knowledge of nature. Subjects: Children -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction -- Chimney sweeps -- Fairies -- Evolution. 1 Kg. 350 pp. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THE WATER BABIES. A Fairy tale for a Land Baby

      Macmillan and Co. London.,1863. FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo.(8.1 x 6.4 inches). Second state, without with the L'Envoi leaf. Two full page illustrations by Noel Paton. Some occasional light foxing to a few pages, mostly to the margins. Finely bound in early twentieth century calf leather binding by Riviere. Spine with five raised bands, each with gilt piping. Compartments ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Tan cloth on boards. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Overall a near fine, highly attractive copy of this Victorian classic.:

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        The Water Babies - A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby

      Macmillan & Co, 1863, London - [viii], 350 pp. including half title and the L'envoi leaf. Recently respined. A full calf by Zaehnsdorf with gilt spine chipped at extremities. Original covers have been bound in at the rear, but from the Linley Sambourne edition (?). Overall a pleasing copy of this first appearence of this classic tale.

      [Bookseller: Stephen Foster - ABA ILAB & ibooknet]
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        The water-babies : a fairy tale for a land-baby / by the Rev. Charles Kingsley ; with two illustrations by J. Noel Paton, R.S.A.

      London ; Cambridge : Macmillan and Co. 1863 - Physical description: 350p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm. Summary: The Water-Babies was inspired by Kingsley's thoughts on evolution. He was one of the few clergymen to accept wholeheartedly Darwin's theories of evolution and natural selection and to devote himself to the spread of the new knowledge of nature. Subjects: Children -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction -- Chimney sweeps -- Fairies -- Evolution. Physical description: 350p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm. Summary: The Water-Babies was inspired by Kingsley's thoughts on evolution. He was one of the few clergymen to accept wholeheartedly Darwin's theories of evolution and natural selection and to devote himself to the spread of the new knowledge of nature. Subjects: Children -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction -- Chimney sweeps -- Fairies -- Evolution. 1 Kg. 350 pp. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Water Babies (with L'envoi leaf)

      Macmillan, London 1863 - Later blue full-leather binding, thin gilt border, Bayntun of Bath, marbled end-papers, gilt page edges, original binding bound into the back of the book. (See photos.) Has the L'envoi poem, after the dedications page. The original front cover, spine, and back cover cloth occupy the last few pages of the book, after the page advertising The Fairy Book. Bund (sic) by Bayntun (Riviere), Bath, England, printed in very small letters in top left corner on reverse of front end-paper. Spine faded, back cover a little scratched, and superficial marks to front cover. Light foxing appears, to a greater or lesser degree, thoroughout the book. Any enquiries welcome. Extra postage costs will be needed to cover insurance. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MY MISCELLANIES

      London: Samson Low, Son, & Co.,. 1863. Octavo, two volumes: pp. [i-v] vi [vii-viii] [1] 2-291 [292: blank]; [1-4] [1] 2-300,. original decorated brown cloth, front panels stamped in black, spine panels stamped in gold, rear panels stamped in blind, yellow coated endpapers with publisher's ads.. Old college gift bookplates on front paste-downs, small circular. blind stamp of W. H. Smith & Son Library on front free endpaper of. volume one, early private owner's signature at top of each title. page. Cloth rubbed at spine ends and corner tips, light wear with. slight loss of cloth at upper spine end of volume one, faint traces. of removal of small spine labels, foxing to first and last few leaves. of each volume, a solid, bright, very good copy. (#79702). First edition. Secondary binding of brown decorated cloth without the frontispiece inserted in earlier copies. Literary miscellany of articles and stories first published in HOUSEHOLD WORDS and in the earlier volumes of ALL THE YEAR ROUND, which includes three crime stories and two supernatural tales: "Memoirs of an Adopted Son" (a.k.a. "A Case Worth Looking At") and "My Black Mirror" (a.k.a. "A Fragment of Personal Experience"). Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 141. Hubin (1994), p. 180. Sadleir 599. Wolff 1369.

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        My Miscellanies, 2 Volumes

      Sampson & Low, London 1863 - A collection of stories, with revisions, from Household Words and All the Year Round. Secondary binding of brown decorated cloth without the frontispiece inserted in earlier copies,brown cloth stamped in black to cvrs, with gilt to spine, rear panels stamped in blind. Uniform condition. Each Volume is clean, very slightest extremity rubs, yellow eps blind stamped W.H.Smith Library; stamped name to head of title page. Clean tight copies. Nice pair. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Norman Macdonald's Collection]
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        My Miscellanies.

      London: Sampson Low Son & Co 1863 - First edition, 8vo., 2 vols., with publisher's catalogues at end of both volumes, bound by Stikeman & Co. in brown half morocco ruled in gilt over marbled boards, spines ruled and lettered in gilt in compartments, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, on the whole internally clean, a fine set. Sadleir 599; Parrish, pp. 51-53; Wolff 1369. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DON QUIJOTE DE LA MANCHA (ARGAMASILLA 1863)

      1863 - Argamasilla de alba; Imprenta de Don Manuel Rivadeneyra, 1863. 4 vols. 8º menor (15 cm.) Notas: El editor advierte que esta edición se imprimió en la casa que, según fama, estuvo preso Cervantes, y que empezaron los trabajos en 23 Octubre 1862 y se terminaron en 8 de febrero. La tirada fue de 1800 ejemplares en papel satinado y 200 en papel superior. Codiciado por los bibliófilos y los coleccionistas. Este ejemplar es de la tirada de 200 ejemplares en papel superior muy raro de encontrar .

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        EL INGENIOSO HIDALGO DON QUIJOTE DE LA MANCHA. Edición monumental exornada con riquísimas láminas grabadas en acero por los más aventajados artistas españoles.

      Espasa y Compañía, Barcelona - 2 vols. fol. XXIVp, 495p = IXp, 565p. 13 láms. (de 14, se adjunta reprod. de la lám. que falta) y mapa, capitulares y colofones. Hol. mod, nervios y dorados en lomo. - Es reproducción de la tirada de Gorchs, 1863, con las mismas láminas. (1879)

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        Voyage au Golfe de Californie, Nuits de la zone torride.

      1863 - Paris, Arthus Bertrand, (1863). In-8, reliure demi-toile moderne. Avec une carte de la Sonora par Malte-Brun.8vo, modern cloth binding. With a map of Sonora by Malte-Brun. Un voyage en Californie. Édition originale, envoi de l'auteur. / A trip in California. First edition, inscribed by the author. * Sabin, 14925. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable.

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        Excursions

      Tichnor and Fields, 1863. 1st edition. Hardcover. VERY GOOD. Biographical sketch by Ralph Waldo Emerson. 9 essays. New England and natural history. Contains Original dark green binding. Gold lettering on the spine. Minor wear to the extremities and to the top of the spine. Binding is tight, boards very good, pages very good. Collectable. There is a protective mylar cover.

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        EXCURSIONS

      Ticknor & Fields, Boston 1863 - Original blue-green Z cloth. Portrait frontispiece, the first book to include a portrait of Thoreau. BAL 20111: 1558 copies printed. Borst A3.1.a states that 1558 copies were printed but only 1500 were bound. Ten pieces are contained within, including a Biographical Sketch by Emerson of Thoreau and nine essays by Thoreau, among them the famous "Walking." Early owner name of Edward L. Temple on the front blank and the early bookplate of the Rutland High School on the front pastedown. One signature pulled, scattered foxing and staining. Covers lightly soiled with minor wear to the spine, gilt bright. Very Good [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Excursions

      Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1863. 1st edition.. Hardcover. Good. This is a collection of essays with a Biographical Sketch by Ralph Waldo Emerson. The essays include: "Natural History of Massachusets"; "A Walk to Wachusett"; "The Landlord"; "A Winter Walk"; "The Sucession of Forest Trees"; "Walking"; "Autumnal Fruits"; "Wild Apples"; and, "Night and Moonlight". The essay, "Walking", is one of the most important enviornmental essays. Some water stains on the bottom edges of the pages. Pages are intact and Good. The primary condition loss is in the binding that is only Fair.

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        The Invasion of Crimea: Its Origin, and an Account of Its Progress Down to the

      William Blackwood and Sons 1863 - 8 Volume set. Suitable for a gift. Beautiful half calf, brown levant morocco leather and marbled boards. Gold lettering. Bindings are near fine. Clean, unmarked pages, with sparse foxing. William Blackwood and Sons, published 1863-1887. 2nd edition of Vols I & II; rest are 1st editions. Kinglake based his history of the Crimean War both on his own experiences and on the papers of Lord Raglan given to him by Raglan's widow. Kinglake ordered that Raglan's papers be destroyed after Kinglake's death, thus rendering his own work the only secondary source describing Raglan's account of the War. Several dozen battle plans and other maps (many folding) demarcating each army's units in red, blue, and green. Pictures available upon request. Ships daily. (RARE) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Invasion of The Crimea: Its Origin, And An Account of Its Progress Down to the Death of Lord Raglan.

      William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London, 1863 - 8 volumes, octavo. Contemporary half crimson morocco, titles to spine gilt, raised bands, decorated endpapers, top edge gilt. Some darkening to spines, light foxing throughout otherwise a good set. Illustrated with several diagrams and folding maps throughout. Second Edition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Invasion of the Crimea: Its Origin and an Account of Its Progress Down to the Death of Lord Raglan

      William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London 1863 - Eight volumes complete - Volume One - xxvii, [1], 519pp, [1]; Volume Two - xx, 533pp, [3]; Volume Three - xxviii, [2], 507pp, [1]; Volume Four - xx, 427pp, [1]; Volume Five - xxxiv, 513pp, [1]; Volume Six - xviii, 482pp; Volume Seven - xxv, [1], 375pp, [1] and Volume Eight - xxiv, 383pp, [1]. Rebound in uniform slightly later half morocco and cloth, raised bands, spines in six panes, title in gilt to second panel, author / volume to third, with date in gilt to foot of spine, t.e.g., marbled endpapers. Externally a spot of discolouring to the upper cover of volume five, otherwise bright and clean. Internally the front inner hinge of volume one is slightly cracked but holding, with associated crinkling to title page, otherwise bright and clean. With sixty-three maps and plans as called for. An attractive set [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Invasion of The Crimea: its Origin, and An Account of its Progress Down To The Death of Lord Raglan.

      Edinburgh: William Blackwood 1863 - 8 volumes, illustrated, numerous fold-out plates. Bound in 1/2 red morocco, raised bands, gilt lettered spines, top edges gilt, by Bickers & Son, hinges fine, overall VERY GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Invasion of the Crimea: its Origin, and an Account of its Progress Down to the Death of Lord jRaglan.

      William Blackwood and Sons., Edinburgh 1863 - All 1st editions published between 1863 and 1887. The work contains a unique and excellent set of 1 illustration and 64 clear maps of the campaign. Bound in green calf (spines faded to brown),5 raised bands and gilt titles. Boards in matching green cloth with marbled pastdowns. top edges gilt. Bookplate inside all front boards of Herbert S Squanch? some shelf wear. Spine at head and tail of Vol. I worn. All joints and bindings tight. Clean, unmarked pages, some slight spotting on prelims. and end pages of some volumes. The only illustration is a folded sepia lithograph in Vol III. Vol. I. xxv. 519 pp . 12pp Pub. Cat. 1 Map. Vol II. 1863. xx. 526 pp. 14 maps (2 folding). Vol III. 1868. xxviii. 507pp. frontispiece - 1 folded illustration of Sebastopol from the Sea. 12 maps (9 folding). Vol.IV. 1868. xx. 427 pp. 16 pp Pub. Cat.9 maps (4 folding). Vol. V. 1875. xxxiv. 513 pp. 34 pp Pub Cat. 11 Maps (8 folding). Vol VI.1880. xviii. 482 pp. 24 pp Pub. Cat. 1 folding map . Vol VII.1887. xxv. 373 pp. 9 folding maps . Vol VIII. 1887. xxiv. 383 pp inc index. 24 pp Pub Cat. 7 folding maps. Kinglake's sources were his own experiences in the Crimea and on the papers of Lord Raglan given to him by Raglan's widow. He had the papers destroyed after his death, rendering this the only source based on Raglan's account of the War. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The invasion of the Crimea : its origin and an account of its progress down to the death of Lord Ragla / by Alexander William Kinglake [complete in 8 volumes]

      Edinburgh and ; London : W. Blackwood and Sons, 1863-87 - Description: 8v.: illus., maps (some fold.) ; 23cm. Subjects: Crimean War, 1853-1856. Contents: v. 1 Transactions which brought on the war. 4th ed. 1863--v. 2 Invasion of the Crimea. 4th ed. 1863.--v. 3 Siege of Sebastopol. 2d ed. 1868.--v. 4 Battle of Balaclava. 2d ed. 1868.--v. 5 Battle of Inkerman. 1st ed. 1875.--v. 6 The winter troubles. 1st ed. 1880.--v. 7 From the morrow of Inkerman to the fall of Canrobert. 1st ed. 1887--v. 8 From the opening of Pelissier's command to the death of Lord Raglan. Good to very good copies in original gilt blocked, blind-tooled cloth. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat dulled and rubbed as with age. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown of volume 1. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. Vol. 8 is an unread copy with unopened pages. 8 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Report on the Progress, Condition, and Prospects of the Gold Fields of Otago [together with] Second Annual Report on the Gold-Fields of Otago, New Zealand [in] Votes and Proceedings of the Provincial Council of Otago, 1862-63

      Printed By Authority, By Daniel Campbell, Dunedin 1863 - Leather deteriorating with moderate loss at corners and ends of spine. Spine leather heavily rubbed with some surface chips. 1 1/2" split to leather at ends of joints. Joints holding. Internally very good.; Votes and Proceedings of the Provincial Council of Otago for Session XVI, 1862 and Session XVII, 1863, bound in one volume. Contemporary half-calf binding. Printed on blue paper. Page dimensions: 307 x 191mm. Containing two early and important reports on the Otago Gold-Fields by Vincent Pyke. Pyke first came to New Zealand in 1862 and was given the position of Commissioner of Gold Fields. By 1864, the height of the gold rush in Otago was over. The first report in this volume "On the Progress, Condition, and Prospects of the Gold Fields of Otago" is paginated from 15-27. It is printed in double columns. The second report is paginated from 1-20, also printed in double columns. It is subdivided into the following sections: I. Progress of Discovery; II. Produce; III. Effect of Discoveries; IV. Revenue and Expenditure; V. Present Condition of the Gold Fields; VI. Climate; VII. Agriculture; VII. Fuel and Timber; [I]X. Future Prospects. The two reports are remarkable for their detail, literary quality, and contemporaneity. The entire bound volume contains several hundred pages (the pagination is complex) with much else of interest on the early history of Otago, including a hand-coloured map showing the proposed area for reclamation in the area where First Church now stands. [Reference: No. 2 and No. 3 in Turnbull, M. M. "Life on the Gold-Fields of the South Island of New Zealand: A Bibliography"]; Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The invasion of the Crimea : its origin and an account of its progress down to the death of Lord Ragla / by Alexander William Kinglake [complete in 8 volumes]

      Edinburgh and ; London : W. Blackwood and Sons, 1863-87 - Description: 8v.: illus., maps (some fold.) ; 23cm. Subjects: Crimean War, 1853-1856. Contents: v. 1 Transactions which brought on the war. 4th ed. 1863--v. 2 Invasion of the Crimea. 4th ed. 1863.--v. 3 Siege of Sebastopol. 2d ed. 1868.--v. 4 Battle of Balaclava. 2d ed. 1868.--v. 5 Battle of Inkerman. 1st ed. 1875.--v. 6 The winter troubles. 1st ed. 1880.--v. 7 From the morrow of Inkerman to the fall of Canrobert. 1st ed. 1887--v. 8 From the opening of Pelissier's command to the death of Lord Raglan. Good to very good copies in original gilt blocked, blind-tooled cloth. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat dulled and rubbed as with age. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown of volume 1. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. Vol. 8 is an unread copy with unopened pages. 8 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Explorations In The Interior Of The Labrador Peninsula The Country Of The Montagnais And Nasquapee Indians.

      London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green, 1863. - 2 Volumes in 1. 8vo. pp. 1 p.l., [v]-xv, [1], 351; xiii, [1 leaf], 304. with half-title in Vol. II only. 2 engraved maps (1 folding), 12 chromolithographed plates, & 23 wood-engraved text illus. (1 full-page). modern half calf, top edge gilt (extremities bit rubbed, occasional light foxing & marginal soiling, short repaired marginal tear in folding map). First Edition. Hind, a professor of chemistry at the University of Toronto, had previously been engaged as a geologist by the Canadian government on the Red River and Assiniboine and Saskatchewan surveying expeditions of 1857-58. In 1861, in company with his brother, artist William George Richardson Hind, he explored Labrador along the Montagnais route, from the Bay of Seven Islands on the north shore of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, overland through the interior by the Moisie River to Hamilton Inlet on the Labrador coast. In addition to providing a detailed report on the topography and natural history of the country, Hind’s narrative also contains much interesting detail regarding the Esquimaux, Montagnais, Nasquapee and Abenakis Indians, their customs and way of life. Historical accounts are given of the various Roman Catholic, Anglican, and Moravian missions established there, as well as of the political and commercial importance of the Labrador peninsula and Newfoundland fisheries. The chromolithographed plates, after original watercolours by W.G.R.Hind, are particularly striking, and vividly portray the Labrador landscape, the events of the journey, and various aspects of local aboriginal life. Dionne II 1465. Field 700. Lande 442. Morgan p. 189. O’Dea 675. Sabin 31933. TPL 4069. Watters p. 966. Story pp. 358 & 418. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Explorations in the Interior of the Labrador Peninsula The Country of the Montagnais and Nasquapee Indians

      London, England: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts and Green, 1863. Modern quarter calf. Near Fine. Two volumes. 8vo with half titles. 2 engraved maps- 1 folding, 12 chromolithographed plates and 12 wood engraved text illustrations - 1 full page. Modern quarter calf with light surface wear to covers. Gilt-edged pages. Occasional foxing. TPL 4069 Sabin 31933. A handsome set.

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        The Draft Riots in New York July, 1863

      New York: Baker & Godwin Publishers, 1863. First edition. Octavo, full cloth, all edges gilt, gilt ruling to the front and rear panel. In very good condition. Embossed name of Erastus Clark on the front panel. Clark was an American attorney, government official, and union official, who served on the Interstate Commerce Commission from 1906 to 1921, and was its chairman during 1913–1914 and 1918–1921. OCLC locates only two copies of this work. Rare. The New York City draft riots (July 13–16, 1863), were violent disturbances in New York City that were the culmination of discontent with new laws passed by Congress that year to draft men to fight in the ongoing American Civil War. The riots remain the largest civil insurrection in American history, aside from the Civil War itself.

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        New York Draft Riots: "A Great Fraud"

      New York 1863 - Broadside. New York: Workingmen's Democratic Republican Association, [November, 1863]. 1 p. Rare broadside printed four months after the New York Draft Riots, reflecting working class reaction against the politicians who misled the people into taking part in the riots. Signed in print by "A Democratic Workingman." Partial Transcript"The true object of Democratic institutions is to promote the security, happiness, freedom, and prosperity of the people, under a government of their own framing. the government of the United Sta[t]es is of this kind. Politicians, ambitious of place and power, and who have for more than thirty years plotted the overthrow of Democracy, have during all that time been guilty of a great fraud on the Workingmen of the country . In the name of Democracy they advocate the interest of traitors who hate freedom, and who believe that Slavery is the true condition of all Labor . In the name of Democracy they have stirred up the laboring men and have filled the streets of New York with bloodshed, arson, and riots, and have disgraced us in the eyes of the world . they denounce the heroic soldiers of the Union as 'Bull Dogs and Hell Hounds' who are engaged in murder and arson, and not in a noble effort to save our democratic institutions from destruction. stand firmly by your own interests --- the interests of Free Labor everywhere! Stand firmly by your government, and vote only for men who will be true to you and to your children."Historical BackgroundThe Enrollment Act of 1863 was intended to fill the Union Army's depleted muster rolls, but created an immediate backlash in Northern cities. Resistance was particularly virulent in New York City, where a strong Copperhead contingent attacked the conscription system by disseminating leaflets and "pro-labor" rhetoric in the press, helping to incite violence. When the drawing of draft lots began on July 13, 1863, a mob sacked the District building and attacked firemen and police, setting fires and lynching free blacks. The conflict raged for a full four days, causing roughly 1,000 casualties, before Union regiments called from the frontlines restored order at the point of the bayonet.This is one of several broadsides issued by the Democratic-Republican Workingman's Association of New York in the aftermath of the destructive Draft Riots, arguing that Copperhead politicians had duped the common laborer. The broadside is known in two states, but without the date. OCLC locates copies at New York Historical Society, Library Company of Philadelphia, and the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library.

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        TALES OF ALL COUNTRIES. [Second Series]

      1863 - London: Chapman & Hall, 1863. Original blind-stamped blue cloth. First Edition. Like the first series published two years earlier, this is a collection of Trollope short stories sited in various places around the globe -- such as Egypt, Palestine, Munich, Bermuda and Rome. All had appeared in magazines, but not in book form.~Sadleir notes that this "Second Series" is considerably scarcer than the first, ranking it at the head of his "B" list of titles ("A" being scarcest, "D" being least scarce):~ This book holds a high place in the schedule of Trollope rarities. Undoubtedly the publishers found that the First Series of Tales of All Countries did not sell as well as they expected, and, therefore, they placated their important author by publishing the book on the same terms as the First Series, but -- I suspect -- safeguarded themselves by printing fewer copies than they were legally entitled to do.~Sadleir specifies pale yellow endpapers for this book, but this copy has the same bright blue endpapers as were used in the First Series. This is a very good copy (spine ends a little ruffled, endpapers cracked). Sadleir 16. Housed in a morocco-backed slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman [ABAA]]
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        Sefer Shevet Musar

      Yehi'el Bril, Mikhl Ha-Kohen, Yo'el Moseh Beha-Ram, Jerusalem 1863 - 8vo. 130 leaves. Modern red cloth binding with gold lettering on spine. Half and full title-pages. Half title-page contains an engraving of the tomb of Zechariah ben Jehoiada. Full title-page contains an engraving of the Temple Mount. Reverse sides of both title-pages contain introductions, one by the printer and the other by the author. Title-page for the second part of the book contains an illustration of a heavenly printing press. Hebrew translation of the popular 18th century work on Jewish ethics first published in Constantinople in 1712. Pages are laid out in double columns. Engraving of the tomb of the patriarchs in the rear. Text in Hebrew. Half title page and 1 of the interior leaves fixed with tape. Signature on reverse side of full title-page. Blind-stamp from institution. Several leaves creased and stained. Overall in good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Flora of Surrey; or, a Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Ferns Found in the County, with the Localities of the Rarer Species

      London - John Van Voorst, 1863 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. %0D%0AAn interesting natural history book on the Flora of Surrey. %0D%0AFrom the Manuscripts of the Late J. D. Salmon, F. L. S. ,and from Other Sources. %0D%0ACompiled for the Holmesdale Natural History Club, Reigate, by James Alexander Brewer. %0D%0ACondition: %0D%0AIn a green cloth binding with gilt lettering to the spine. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. There is some minor bumping to the top and tail of the spine. Internally, generally firmly bound. Front hinge is slightly tender. Pages are generally bright and clean with some minor age-toning. There is a bookplate to the recto of front free end papers. Overall: GOOD. %0D%0A%0D%0A.

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        L'Art architectural en France depuis Francois I jusqu'a Louis XVI

      Rouyer, Eugene and Alfred Darcel. L'Art architectural en France depuis Francois Ier jusqu'a Louis XVI. Motifs de Decoration Interieure et Exterieure Dessines d'apres des Modeles executes et Inedits des Principales Epoques de la Renaissance. Paris: Noblet et Baudry, 1863. Two volumes. Large 4to (14" x 12"). Contemporary half morocco and marbled boards. Edges scuffed and spines slightly rubbed but an attractive, very good copy. Each volume with descriptive text. Complete with 200 engraved plates, some double paged. Treats 16th and 17th century interior decoration, with plates showing examples from the Louvre, Plafond de l'eglise de Tuilieres, the l'eglise Saint-Pierre a Toulouse, Versailles, the Rennes Palace and justice, etc.

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        OEUVRES DE CHATEAUBRIAND. COMPLET EN 20 TOMES RELIES EN 10 VOLUMES Illustre

      EDITIONS LEGRAND, TROUSSEL ET POMEY, 1863 - ŒUVRES DE CHATEAUBRIAND EDITIONS LEGRAND, TROUSSEL ET POMEY, 1863 COMPLET EN 20 TOMES RELIES EN 10 VOLUMES GRAND FORMAT IN-4° 28 CM X 20 CM 740p. + 638p. + 667p. + 637p.+ 624p.+ 618p.+ 573p.+ 582p.+ 544p.+ 567pages ILLUSTRE DE 100 GRAVURES SUR ACIER HORS-TEXTE de STAAL, PHILIPPOTEAUX et Alia. VOLUME I. Tome 1: ATALA. RENE. LE DERNIER ABENCERAGE. VOYAGES Tome 2: LES NATCHEZ VOLUME II. Tome 3: LES MARTYRS Tome 4: LES MARTYRS. POESIES. POEMES TRADUITS DU GAELIQUE VOLUME III. Tome 5: LE GENIE DU CHRISTIANISME Tome 6: LE GENIE DU CHRISTIANISME VOLUME IV. Tome 7: ITINERAIRE DE PARIS A JERUSALEM Tome 8: ITINERAIRE DE PARIS A JERUSALEM. MELANGES LITTERAIRES VOLUME V. Tome 9: ETUDES HISTORIQUES. Tome 10: ETUDES HISTORIQUES. REVOLUTIONS ANCIENNES VOLUME VI. Tome 11: REVOLUTIONS ANCIENNES. ANALYSE RAISONNEE DE L’HISTOIRE DE FRANCE Tome 12: ANALYSE RAISONNEE DE L’HISTOIRE DE FRANCE. MELANGES VOLUME VII. Tome 13: ESSAI SUR LA LITTERATURE ANGLAISE Tome 14: LE PARADIS PERDU VOLUME VIII. Tome 15: MELANGES POLITIQUES. DE BUONAPARTE ET DES BOURBONS REFLEXIONS POLITIQUES 1814. DE LA MONARCHIE SELON LA CHARTE Tome 15: DE LA MONARCHIE SELON LA CHARTE. OPINIONS ET DISCOURS VOLUME IX. Tome 16: MELANGES POLITIQUES ET LITTERAIRES Tome 17: POLEMIQUE 1818-1826 VOLUME X. Tome 19: LE CONGRES DE VERONE. GUERRE D’ESPAGNE DE 1823 Tome 20: NEGOCIATIONS. COLONIES ESPAGNOLES. VIE DE RANCE Ce sont, à l’exception des « Mémoires d’Outre Tombe » posthumes, les œuvres complètes et illustrées de François René de CHATEAUBRIAND 1768-1848 . Noble, émigré, combattant contre-révolutionnaire, écrivain, voyageur, diplomate, opposant déterminé -mais admirateur- de NAPOLEON, polémiste, homme politique royaliste, ministre des Affaires Étrangères, mémorialiste: l’une des plus grandes figures du romantisme et de la littérature française. Édition grand format reliée et illustrée de 100 magnifiques planches sur acier Hors-texte , gravures et portraits, par PHILIPPOTEAUX, STAAL, etc. Reliure d’éditeur demi basane rouge. Dos à 5 nerfs. Titres et filets dorés. Texte intégral. Quelques Coiffes et coins plats un peu touches, autrement BON ETAT . Bien Complet des 20 TOMES EN 10 volumes LE PRIX EST POUR LA SERIE COMPLETE DES 10 VOLUMES PAIEMENT EN PLUSIEURS FOIS SANS FRAIS POSSIBLE : ME CONTACTER [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Armorial et Nobiliaire de l'Ancien Duché de Savoie (Tome I - 1863)

      - Premier volume uniquement, livré en fascicules (feuilles sous chemise) (manque 4 pages, 283 à 286). Grenoble, typographie et Lithographie Allier éditeur, 1863. In-folio comprenant 6 ff de titres, 1ff de dédicace (au Marquis Costa de Beauregard), 8 ff de liste des souscripteurs (tirage à 326 exemplaires), 6 ff d'avant-propos et 458 pages (manque les pages 283 à 286). Cet exemplaire est le n° 19 à l'adresse du Marquis Albert Costa de Beauregard. La durée de l'édition dura 80 ans et d'après l'éditeur, seulement 224 exemplaires furent entièrement souscrits. Commencé par Le Cte de Foras, il fut continué par le Cte Mareschal de Luciane, puis le Cte de Viry et enfin le Baron d'Yvoire, complet en VI volumes, il est annoté que ce dernier volume supplémentaire est resté inachevé. Le tome I que nous présentons commence à la Famille Achard et se termine à Chessel de Champagne en Chablais (145 familles) et Aux Chevaliers de l'Ordre du Collier de Savoie dit de l'Annonciade appartenant au Duché de Savoie de 1362 à 1860. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        ATALA.

      - Paris, Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie, 1863, in-folio. Somptueuse reliure en plein chagrin rouge signée par A.W. BAIN. Dos à 5 nerfs portant titre et auteurs en lettres dorées. Élégamment orné de motifs doré. Triple encadrement des plats avec fleurons aux coins et motifs géométrique central. Double filet sur les coupes. Tranches dorées et superbe roulette intérieure. Illustré de 43 dessins de Gustave Doré dont 30 hors textes protégés d'une feuille. Quelques frottements sur la reliure et quelques rares rousseurs, magnifique exemplaire ! [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        L'INGENIEUX HIDALGO DON QUICHOTTE DE LA MANCHE

      - L'Ingenieux hidalgo Don Quichotte de la Manche. Traduction de Louis Viardot avec les dessins de Gustave Dore. Gravés par H. Pisan.- Paris, Librairie de L'Hachette et Cª, MDCCCLXIII (1863); 2 tomos en gran folio tela, rotulado en lomos, tomo 1º (43x29 cm) 2º (43x32,5 cm) cortes dorados 1º, 2 hh. XXIII-459 pp. 2 hh. 62 láminas. 2º, 2 hh. 515 pp. 1 h II. 58 láminas (Ejemplar con alguna mancha de oxido). Palau: 52853. Primera tirada de los dibujos de Doré. Además de las 120 láminas, ilustran la obra multitud de frisos y culs de lampe. Aunque no encarnan los tipos ni los paisajes de la célebre novela las composiciones de Doré por su genial fantasía y por su mérito artístico fueron recibidas con un éxito asombroso. Al ser esta la primera tirada de los dibujos de Doré, siempre ha sido muy cotizada

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        ATALA AVEC LES DESSINS DE GUSTAVE DORE'

      Hachette, Paris 1863 - In folio (44x32); legatura in percalina rossa con titolo, autore e disegnatore in doratura elaborata al piatto superiore; EXLIBRIS Dr. JEAN MUNZENBERGER Pagine (4),XI,77,(3); con le 30 Tavole riportate su fondo tinto complete della loro velina titolata, + vignette nel testo; difetto al piatto superiore consistente in una sorta di mancanza a macchia della tela qualche foglio interno risulta slegato, colpevole le dimensioni. Prima tiratura di uno deicapolavori di Doré. Nel nostro sito sono presenti informazioni bibliografiche e ulteriori immagini su questa e altre opere di Doré [Attributes: First Edition]

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        PHOTO ALBUM FEATURING FORTY-ONE ALBUMEN PHOTOGRAPHS BY SAMUEL BOURNE OF NORTHERN INDIA, KASHMIR, AND CEYLON. Folio.

      Samuel Bourne 1863 - Folio. c1863-1866. Full dark full morocco, ruled borders, monogrammed on the front cover. Re-backed with original spine laid down, new dark green moiré patterned end papers. All edges gilt. Most prints are un-faded with good chocolate tones. Some trivial fading to a few photographs, and fading to a few others. Mounts clean. Album size: 17" x 20.2". Mounts are 16" x 18". Photographs vary between 8.5"x 11.5" or 7.5" x 12". Twenty-one photographs are signed and numbered by Bourne in the negative. The other images of northern India are known to be by or attributed to Samuel Bourne. Using the wet plate collodion process, Samuel Bourne took several thousand photographs on three arduous photographic expeditions to Northern India. The six images of Ceylon in the album are presumed to arise from Bourne's collaboration with Charles Shepherd who is better known for his images of Ceylon. All images are captioned in ink on the mount in the same unknown hand. Photographs appear in the following sequence: Copper Mines on the River Teesta. Darjeeling. Cane bridge on the Teesta River leading into Bhootan. Bunderpoonch, 20,758 Feet Above Barsso. Jummootri[?] The Ganges at Derali. Small temples on the Ganges at Derali. Sodee Tal [?] Jummotri. A lake seldom visited by travellers. Twig Jhula Bridge on the Chenab, Kashmir. View on the Kashmir Road near Budrawar. View on the Canal. Kashmir. The "Duke"; the largest Elephant caught at the Kraal. Moonshee Bagh Commissioner's Boat. Kashmir. View Down the Jhelum, Kashmir. Scinde Valley Glaciers. View from the Thibet Road at Pangi. The great Chini Peaks in the background. Group of Kashmir Females. Wooded Valley from Fuladam Srikanta peaks in the distance. Village of Mokba on the Ganges. Bandarpoonch in the distance. The Source of the Ganges. Ice Cave at the foot of the Glacier. A shooting party in Camp. Srinnggur. Kashmir. Hindoo Fakeer: A native of Nepaul. The Ganges at Gangootri. Curious gravel formations on the Lagudarsi Stream. Spiti. Contorted Strata at Losar. Spiti. A Prince, wives and attendants. Keep of the Botanical Gardens from "Lambsknowe," Neilgherrie. Kandyan Ladies. Ceylon. Three smaller Gopurums. Trichinopoly. The Great Pagoda and Stone Wall. Tanjore. The Great Pagoda from the ramparts. Tanjore. Mundapum with facade of stone horses. Trichinopoly. Group of Nautch Girls & musicians. Kashmir. Village Life in Bengal. Church, Court-house, and Library, Ootacamund. Bhuddist Caves near Monlmein. Reversing Station. Bhore Ghat Railway. Fernery at Gangarana. The Chief of the Temple. Kandy, Ceylon. Jhtuba [?] Ceylon. The Great Hindoo Temple. Colombo. Ceylon. India-rubber Trees. Peradenia Ceylon. Chief Priests to Bhudda. Kandy. Ceylon. We can supply images from the entire album. Extra shipping costs will be necessary due to the size, weight, and the need for a courier such as Fedex. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        GREAT EXPECTATIONS

      Mobile:: S. H Goetzel & Co., J. Y. Thompson, Printer.. 1863.. 7-3/4" x 5-1/8". 1st Confederate edition (Parrish & Willingham 6301). Not in Gimbel, nor VanderPoel. 388 pp.. Modern blue half-morocco leather binding with marbled paper boards. Original front wrapper, printed on wall-paper, bound-in.. Binding - Fine. Text Block - About VG (front wrapper with. restoration/browning & spotting to text/the occasional paper defect).. A very rare [on the market] edition of this classic Dickens' tale.... APBC shows no copies at auction these past 30+ years.

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        The Book ofDays: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the Calendar. In two volumes

      64 - London and Edinburgh - W. and R. Chambers, 1863 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of this interesting and informative work from the founder of Chambers's Encyclopaedia. Bound in half black calf, with marbled paper coverings, gilt lettering and decoration, and raised bands. 'Including Anecdote, Biography, and History; Curiosities of Literature; and Oddities of Human Life and Character'. Featuring numerous illustrations. Volume I published in 1863 and Volume II in 1864. Complete in two volumes. Condition: The textblock bindings are generally tight and firm, although the first few pages of Volume II are becoming loose. The inner hinges of Volume I, and the front inner hinge of Volume II, are strained but still holding well. The front joint of Volume I and the rear joint of Volume IIare only just starting at the top. There is some wear to the extremities, including rubbing, edge wear. Internally the pages have slight browning, with intermittent spots and marks. The top corner of the List of Illustrations of Volume II is creased. There are ink signatures to the front blanks, and bookplates and ownership stamps to the front pastedowns. Overall the condition is good..

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        Col. James Clay Rice Lobbies for Military Promotions

      1863 - Autograph Letter Signed, to William Kidd, Esq., Head Quarters 44th [New York Volunteers] Camp near Falmouth, Virginia, March 14, 1863. 2pp. "This regiment is equal in bravery to a brigade. the boys are here who can fill [the] positions." Complete TranscriptHead Quarters 44th N.Y.V.of the Army, Camp near Falmouth, Va. March 14th, 1863 Wm Kidd Esq. Military Secretary Albany.My dear Sir, Yours of the 4th inst. has been rec'd. I shall take the first opportunity to appoint Sergeant Dempsey a Second Lieutenant in accordance with your wishes. I am recommending a good many men from this regiment to promotions in other positions in the gift of Gov. Seymour, but all recommendations which I sign for positions in this regiment, I send officially to Adjt. Genl. Sprague. The Governor has appointed Watson & Adsit by mistake to Lieutenants position in this regiment. Will you be so kind as to speak to General Sprague in regard to this, so that no mistakes may happen hereafter. Watson & Adsit, pass over many deserving Sergeants and Second Lieutenants, and this causes much trouble. I hope it will not happen hereafter, since all promotions in this regiment are officially sent by mail to General Sprague. My name was not sent up by the President to the Senate as Brigadier General. The announcement in the Albany Evening Journal was premature. This regiment is equal in bravery to a brigade, and it will accomplish as much as most brigades in any battle. Whenever you see a chance to make a Major, Captain, 1st or 2d Lieutenant let me know, for the boys are here who can fill their positions. I am very sincerely, Your friend COL. J.C. RICEJames Clay Rice (1829-1864) was a Union Brigadier General born in Worthington, Massachusetts. With little prior formal education, he entered Yale University and graduated in 1854. He then moved to Mississippi, where he taught school, edited a literary magazine, and studied law. He returned to New York and practiced law before enlisting in the 39th New York Infantry Regiment in May 1861. He advanced to Captain, and the Lieutenant Colonel, then Colonel of the 44th New York Volunteer Regiment, leading it throughout General George B. McClellan's Peninsula Campaign. Rice saw service in the First and Second Battles of Bull Run, and the Battles of Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville. At Gettysburg, he performed heroic service on Little Round Top, leading to appointment his as Brigadier General. He served at the beginning of the Wilderness Campaign, and at the battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse on May 10, 1864, his thigh was shattered by a rifle ball, which necessitated amputation of his leg. He died shortly after the procedure. When the surgeon asked him on which side he would rest more comfortably, he replied, "Turn me over that I may die with my face to the enemy."

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

      Washington Government Printing Office 1863 - Complete with Four Tinted Plates and Four Folding Maps MULLAN, Capt. John. Report on the Construction of a Military Road From Walla-Walla to Fort Benton. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1863. First edition. Octavo (8 7/8 x 5 3/4 inches; 225 x 147 mm). [4], [1]-363, [1, blank], [1, errata], [5, blank] pp. With ten tinted plates and four folding maps. Bound by the US Government Bindery in green textured cloth. Boards ruled in blind. Spine lettered in gilt and blind. A bit of browning and offsetting throughout. A few small dampstains to fore-edge and to the creases of the first and second map. A tiny hole in the cloth of the back outer hinge. Three previous owner's small bookplates on front pastedown. Overall a very good copy. "[John Mullan was an] army explorer, road builder, and lawyer. he volunteered for assignment to the northern railway survey headed by Governor Isaac I. Stevens of Washington Territory. This began a ten-year period of exploration and road building in the Pacific Northwest that is the basis for Mullan's reputation. The army transferred Mullan to the topographical engineers, and Stevens assigned him to a party bringing supplies up the Missouri River to Fort Benton.In 1857 Stevens became the delegate to Congress from Washington Territory. Realizing that a railroad was unlikely at any time in the near future, he pushed for construction of a military road from the head of navigation at Fort Benton to the Walla Walla Valley. Congress made an appropriation of $100,000, and Stevens successfully lobbied for Mullan's appointment to head the project.On arriving in the territory Mullan found himself in the middle of a war occasioned by the defeat of Colonel Edward Steptoe's command. Mullan was attached to the punitive expedition of Colonel George Wright as an aide and topographical engineer and participated in that capacity at the battles of Four Lakes and Spokane Plain near present Spokane in 1858. With the Indians subdued, but in some cases still hostile, Mullan began his road building the next year, proceeding north from Walla Walla to Lake Coeur d'Alene, then turning east toward Fort Benton, retracing the route he had explored during the railroad survey. Additional appropriations allowed Mullan to complete the more than 600-mile route by 1863, although wagons had begun to move over the road well before completion. The road represented a major engineering effort for which Mullan deservedly received high praise (and a promotion to captain in 1862); Mullan produced two major reports and an immigrant guide during this period, 'Topographical Memoir of Colonel Wright's Campaign' (1859), 'Report on the Construction of a Military Road from Fort Walla Walla to Fort Benton' (1863), and 'Miners' and Travelers' Guide . . . via the Missouri and Columbia Rivers' (1865)." (American National Biography Online). Graff 2932. Howes M884. Sabin 51275. HBS 64861. $1,850 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Official Reports on the Church Congress Meetings, 1863-1912

      12 1863 - The official reports on the meetings of the Church Congress through the years 1863 to 1912, held at various locations across England. Includes the years 1863 Manchester, 1864 Bristol, 1865 Norwich, 1866 York, 1867 Wolverhampton, 1868 Dublin, 1869 Liverpool, 1870 Southampton, 1871 Nottingham, 1872 Leeds, 1873 Bath, 1874 Brighton, 1875 Stoke-Upon-Trent, 1876 Plymouth, 1877 Croydon, 1878 Sheffield, 1879 Swansea, 1880 Leicester, 1881 Newcastle-On-Tyne, 1882 Derby, 1883 Reading, 1884 Carlisle, 1885 Portsmouth, 1886 Wakefield, 1887Wolverhampton, 1888 Manchester, 1890 Hull, 1891 Rhyl, 1892 Folkestone, 1893 Birmingham, 1894 Exeter, 1895 Norwich, 1896 Shrewsbury, 1897 Nottingham, 1899 London, 1901 Brighton, 1902 Northampton, 1903 Bristol, 1904 Liverpool, 1905 Weymouth, 1906 Barrow-In-Furness, 1907 Great Yarmouth, 1908 Manchester, 1909 Swansea, 1910 Cambridge, 1911 Stoke-On-Trent, and 1912 Middlesbrough. One folding table of 'subjects discussed at Church Congress during ten years, viz. , 1896 to 1905' to the 1905 volume. Ink binder's stamps of Bemrose, Derby, to several volumes. With Church Congress advertisement catalogues and pages in many volumes. One gilt crested frontboard for the year 1880. Forty seven volumes complete in themselves, running from 1863 to 1912 butmissing the years 1889, 1898 and 1900. Church Congress is an annual meeting of members of the Church of England, lay and clerical, to discuss matters religious, moral or social, in which the church is interested. It has no legislative authority, and there is no voting on the questions discussed. The first congress was held in 1861 in the hall of Kings College, Cambridge, and was the outcome of the revival of convocation in 1852. From 1879 the congress included an Ecclesiastical and Educational Art Exhibition. The congress is under the presidency of the bishop in whose diocese it happens to be held. The meetings of the congress have been mainly remarkable as illustrating the wide divergences of opinion and practice in the Church of England, no less than the broad spirit of tolerance which has made this possible and honorably differentiates these meetings from so many ecclesiastical assemblies of the past. The congress of 1908 was especially distinguished, not only for the expression of diametrically opposed views on such questions as the sacrifice of the mass or the higher criticism, but for the very large proportion of time given to the discussion of the attitude of the Church towards socialism and kindred subjects. Condition: In half calf bindings. Externally generally sound although rubbed, with occasional loss to the leather, including a few spine labels. Three joints are starting, four are cracked, and one board is held by the cords only. Internally, firmly bound. Very bright and generally very clean, with some instances of light scattered spotting, usually largely confined to the first and last few pages of those volumes. St Michael and all Angels Theological College Aberdarelabels and ink stamps throughout. Two copperplate ink signatures of W. S. Dewinton, one dated 1891. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Prince Consort's Farms an Agricultural Memoir

      Longmans, Green, London 1863 - Book measures 11 x 8 3/4 inches, collation, [10],276pp, illustrated. Bound in buckram. Rebacked retaining the original boards, with Crown Crest on top board. Boards rubbed, faded, with some staining, library number on spine. Binding in very good firm condition. Internally, Royal Agricultural Society Bookplate on fixed endpaper, some finger marking, pages in good clean condition. A good solid copy, of a rare first edition. A17 Size: Quarto [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LA FORZA DEL DESTINO. Opera in quatttro atti. Musica del maestro Cav. Poesia di F.M. Piave. Rappesentata per la prima volta al Teatro Imperiale Italiano di Pietroburgo il 10 Novembre 1862. Riduzione per canto e pianoforte di Luigi Truzzi. Partitura.

      Tito di Gio. Ricordi, Milano - 34'5x26, port. (óx. y sello), 1h, 315p (manchas de óx, mancha de hum. creciente en esquina superior interna desde p.160, págs. 260-287 levemente tostadas, margen lateral roz. p.315 al final). Hol. muy roz. por cantos laterales, merma en plano post. - Primera edición, rara. Sólo conocemos otro ejemplar que haya salido a la venta (Sotheby's: subasta L08408, lote 128) La primera hoja contiene la lista de personajes e intérpretes: Barbot, Graziani, Tamberlick, Nantier-Didié, Angelini y De Bassini. (1863)

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        Le Desert de Suez: Cinq Mois dans L'Isthme

      Paris - Hetzel Collection 1863 - An account of the time that landscape artist Narcisse Berchere spent in Suez. Features a fold-out colour map of Isthmus to the rear. With armorial bookplate dated Paris 1834 to front pastedown. Narcisse Berchre was commissioned by Ferdinand de Lesseps to make a visual record of the first phase of the construction of the Suez Canal. To this end, he spent five months in the Isthmus, from November 1861 to March 1862. He is said, by his first biographer, Bernard Prost to have completed an 'album', containing 68 plans, drawings and watercolours. This 'album' was given by Berchre to Ferdinand de Lesseps, who then presented it to Emperor Napoleon III, via the Duc de Bassano. It was held at the Palais des Tuileries in Paris, where it is believed to have perished, when the Palace was burned down in 1871, at the time of the Commune. Fortunately, Narcisse Berchre also gave a verbal account of his experiences in a book, published by Jules Hetzel in 1863, Le Dsert de Suez: cinq mois dans l'Isthme. Condition: In a quarter crushed morocco binding with marbled boards. Externally, very good with just a little shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright and clean, with just occasional light spottingand occasional dusting to the top edge, not affecting the text. Ink inscription to half-title. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Freemasons Magazine and Masonic Mirror. New Series. Volumes VIII-XV, XVIII-XXI. January 1863 - December 1866, January 1868 - December 1869.

      Published for the Proprietor, Bro. Wm. Smith 1863-1869, London - Four of the six bound volumes have a moderate degree of old mould stains at the endpapers and to the margins of the first few and last few leaves. The text is still completely readable, and it is still overall a good set for all except those with a particular antipathy to any sign of mould. Gutters broken at rear hinges on two volumes. The leather is still strong and supple. A few 3/8" superficial chips and scrapes to leather spines. Moderate rubbing and some small losses to marbled paper on boards of some volumes.; Twelve volumes bound in six. An almost complete run from 1863 to 1869, lacking the two volumes for the year 1867. Half leather and marbled boards. Page dimensions: 283 x 200mm. ; 4to [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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