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        (xt) THE JEWISH CHRONICLE. JAN 1, 1864-DEC 29, 1865 [WHOLE NRS. 472-576]. COMPLETE RUN OF 2 YEARS (105 ISSUES)

      London : Abraham Benisch(1864-1865). 1st edition. Originally bound into 2 large volumes; Lacks outer bindings, original period internal sewn binding in tact. Folio, 840 pages (8 pages each issue. Complete for 1866 and first half of 1867. English with occasional Hebrew. The Jewish Chronicle, Founded in 1841, it is the oldest continuously published Jewish newspaper in the world. It was initially under the editorship of D. Meldola and M. Angel. "On Oct 18, 1844, to the editorship of Joseph Mitchell, it took the title of "The Jewish Chronicle (New Series) and Working Man's Friend"; it appeared only fortnightly till July 9, 1847, when it became a weekly; from Aug. 18, 1854, it was edited by M. H. Bresslau, who changed the title to "The Jewish Chronicle and Hebrew Observer. " From Jan. 12, 1855, A. Benisch assumed the editorship, which he retained till April 2, 1869, when Michael Henry took charge of the paper until his death" (JE, 1905) . This run from the final 2 years of the American Civil War, includes numerous ads and announcements from the period, indicating deaths, weddings, and celebrations of all kinds, from across the UK, the British Empire, English Speaking Jewry and, indeed, the entire world. Anniversary dinners and events often list participants, which sometimes read like who's who's of Anglo-jewry of the period, and at other times mention names from the far reaches of the British Empire. Too many various reports, letters, discussions, and ads to describe, SUBJECT(S) : Jews -- Great Britain -- Newspapers. First and final leaves show exposure wear, as expected, with a bit of loss along the outer margin of the first leaf (of issue 472) , and the final leaf (of issue 576) lacking about 1/8 of leaf, with text loss. Issue 550 has mostly come loose, with edgewear just touching the outer letters along the outside margins one one leaf. Mid-19th century paper has held up well, Good solid condition overall. Scarce to come up in the trade. (br-11-3)

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        Civil War General R.W. Johnson -Large Original Oil Painting, Bible, and his Cane

      - Items include: 1. An original 28" x 34" oil painting by Sarah McKnight. Painting is restored and clean. Framed good with expected wear. 2. Original walking stick. Gifted to general R.W. Johnson during the Civil War. Repairs to wood lower area, but very attractive with lots of patina. This walking stick was gifted from Major E.B. Whitman of the Andersonville Prison in Georgia. 3. Original Family Bible (of Johnson's wife) with family history. 4. An original muster role from Georgia, 1864. 5. 8" x 10" photo black and white copy of a younger R.W. Johnson [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Poesie der Alten Araber.

      Hannover: Carl Rümpler, 1864 - Octavo (240 x 155 mm). Early-20th-century blue cloth, gilt-lettered red morocco label and gilt fleur-de-lys to spine, marbled endpapers, top edge red. Shelf-mark label to spine, ink stamp of the Institut Catholique de Toulouse to the title page and p. 39. Extremities lightly rubbed, spine darkened, faint soiling to covers, marginal browning, the occasional spot or mark. A very good copy. Frequent Arabic types. First edition of this foundational study of early Arabic poetry, from the collection of Louis Desnoyers (1874-1928), noted professor of oriental languages at the Institut Catholique de Toulouse, with his ink-stamp to the title page. Nöldeke worked almost entirely from unpublished manuscripts holdings in the libraries of Berlin, Gotha, and Leiden. His account discusses the Mu'allaqat, the Lamiyat al-'Arab of al-Shanfarah, Ibn Qutaybah's Tabaqat al-Shu'ara', and works by lesser-known figures such as Arabian Jews and Mutammim ibn Nuwayrah, many of which are printed in the original Arabic. Nöldeke (1836-1930) was one of the greatest Semitists of the 19th century. He also wrote a highly influential study of the Qur'an, and numerous grammars. One of his main theses was that much early Arabic poetry was written at a later date. Uncommon: no copies traced at auction. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Nile Basin. Part I. Showing Tanganyika to be Ptolemy's Western Lake Reservoir. A memoir read before the Royal Geographical Society, November 14, 1864. With prefatory remarks . Part II. Captain Speke's Discovery of the Source of the Nile. A review by James M'Queen .

      London Tinsley Brothers 1864 - First edition. 8vo., 195pp., 4 pages ads at end, 3 maps, original purple-brown cloth gilt, neat repairs to joints and spine, old stamps to verso of title and last leaf, a very good copy. Scarce. Following the death of Speke, on the eve of his proposed debate with Burton concerning the source of the Nile, there was a great increase in sympathy for the unfortunate explorer. Indeed, in Speke's obituary in the Times, he was credited with being the true discoverer of this holy grail of African adventurers. All this was too much for Burton who delivered before the Royal Geographical Society the speech he had intended for his debate with Speke. This lecture is here printed for the first time, along with MacQueen's highly critical remarks on Speke. MacQueen had first confronted Speke in a meeting of the R.G.S. in June 1859, questioning the accuracy of his quoted latitudes relative to vegetation at which Speke was evasive. Burton tried to make out that he bore Speke no ill-will, but contemporary reviews saw the book as a tasteless attack upon a dead man. Penzerp74-75; Casada 49. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Mission to Gelele King of Dahome With notices of the so called Amazons the Grand Customs the Yearly Customs the Human Sacrifices the Present State of the Slave Trade and the Negros Place in Nature

      Second edition. 2 vols. Each with a frontispiece and other plates. 8vo. Original maroon publisher's cloth, gilt; professionally repaired, very good. pp. xvii, 386; vi, 413,London, Tinsley Brothers,

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        OUR MUTUAL FRIEND

      Chapman & Hall, London 1864 - 20 parts in 19. Some advert variances (+/-) from that found listed in Hatton & Cleaver; specific collation supplied on request. Illustrated with 40 plates by Marcus Stone. 8vo. 8-3/4" x 5-5/8" Age-toning. 1st two parts, as well as the final, show some wear & edge chipping. Part 12 with largish chip to top of front wrapper, affected "April". Part 15 lacking tip of front wrapper lower corner. Part 18 with tear to rear wrapper fore-edge. Overall condition of Parts: VG - VG+. Case: Some minor wear, with interior lip showing some chafing at top corners [from removal of top portion's tight fit]. Overall, VG+. Original green printed wrappers. Housed in a custom chemise and deep green full morocco pull-apart case, with elaborate gilt decoration to spine 1st edition (Hatton & Cleaver, pp. 345 - 370). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Our Mutual Friend.

      Chapman & Hall. 1864-65 - FIRST EDITION. With illustrations by Marcus Stone. XX original parts in XIX. Orig. green pictorial wrappers; some sl. chipped at fore-edge, spines cracking in places, the occasional tear; several spines carefully repaired, spine defective Part XVIII. In dark blue cloth fold-over box. Collated with Hatton & Cleaver. A good-plus set, retaining nearly all the original advertisements. With the following omissions: Part XI, lacks slip to follow plates; Part XIV, lacks 4pp Economic Life Assurance ad. to follow plates (often missing); Part XVI, lacks 2pp ad. for Mappin, Webb & Co.; Part XIX/XX, lacks 4pp Economic Life Assurance ad. to follow plates. The De Jongh?s ad. in Part IX is in a different state from that described in H&C; The 4pp ad. for Chapman & Hall in Part VI is bound in upside down. N.B. With the slip for Foreign Bank Notes in Part XIX/XX, ?often found wanting?. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        WALK ACROSS AFRICA or Domestic Scenes from My Nile Journal.

      Edinburgh William Blackwood and Sons 1864 - First edition. With the folding map contained in pocket in back cover. 8vo, in fine period three-quarter dark green calf and marbled boards, red morocco lettering label gilt, elaborate gilt tooled panels within compartments of the spine, quite handsome. xviii, 452 pp. A very desirable copy indeed, internally exceptionally clean and fresh, the very handsome binding very well preserved indeed, The RARE first edition of one of the most elusive of the early African exploring books. James Grant accompanied Speke on his journey across Africa to solve the riddle of the source of the Nile. Meant as a companion to Speke’s account of the journey, Grant explores the "ordinary life and pursuits, the habits and feelings of the natives" and the economic potential of the countries they traveled. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A walk across Africa or domestic scenes from my Nile journal.

      Blackwood Edinburgh and London 1864 - First edition. 8vo., xviii, 452pp., later half calf gilt, red morocco label, an excellent copy. One of the scarcer Nile accounts. "A monumental work of exploration, this represents Grant's experiences travelling with John Hanning Speke from Zanzibar to the source of the Nile at Lake Victoria, naming Ripon Falls, then trekking down river to the Mediterranean Sea. There are numerous descriptions of the terrain and people, with sporting incidents throughout ." - Czech. Czech p66. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Regulations in Reference to Four Per Cent. Treasury Department. Confederate States of America

      Richmond, VA 1864 - Single sheet, 8 1/2 by 5 1/4 inches. Lightweight newsprint-style paper. Page is toned, lightly soiled with minor chipping to edges. Light vertical crease. Confederate imprint. Trenholm was Secretary of the Treasury of the Confederate States of America during the last year of the Civil War and was in office starting July 18, 1864. Regulations were in reference to Four Percent Certificates that had been received by Tax Collectors on an informal basis that were not in strict accordance with instructions. Regulations mention the impact of military operations on mail communications. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1 pp [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        What Led to the Discovery of the Source of the Nile

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons,, 1864. Octavo. Original reddish-brown cloth, titles to spine gilt, blind panels to the boards, green coated endpapers, binder's ticket of Edmonds & Remnants to the rear pastedown. Frontispiece, folding map of the Somali coast and double-page map of Eastern Africa. Complete with the publisher's 32-page catalogue to rear. Spine rolled, mild darkening to cloth in places, more consistent on the spine, a few trivial marks, light spotting to prelims and folding map, nevertheless an excellent copy, internally clean, the gilt spine-decoration notably bright. First edition of Speke's account of his momentous discovery of Lakes Victoria and Tanganyika, undoubtedly less common that his Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile, especially so in collector's condition; this copy in a variant binding with smaller lettering on the spine and "Capt. Speke" with the letter "t" in superscript. Although it was published the year after the Journal, this work documents the first expedition arranged by the Royal Geographical Society, during which his corrosive rift with Burton first developed over Speke's disputed sighting of Victoria. Speke "had the choice in What Led … of escalating the quarrel or letting things stand as they were. In the event, he did not dramatically change the status quo, but neither did he let slip some chances to challenge Burton further, especially in his account of how he happened to go alone to the Victoria Nyanza" (Carnochan, The Sad Story of Burton, Speke, and the Nile, p. 62).

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        Journal 'D' of William D. Olmsted & Co. September 1, 1863 through June 29, 1864

      [ Genessee County, New York ]: Not published, 1864. First Edition. Boards. Very Good. First Edition. 360 numbered pages plus notations on endpapers. Folio (9 x 13 3/4 inches). Stamped reverse calf with leather with diced leather reinforcements on the edges and center of spine.Three compartment labels on the spine: "Journal | D | W.D.O. & Co." the middle on red leather, the others on brown. Marbled endpapers. "W. D. Olmsted & Co. Journal D" inked on flyleaf. Entirely manuscript journal/ledger in multiple hands with additional notes on the blank endpapers. Sound, if worn. Boards. Beer's work "Our County and it's people, A Descriptive work on Genessee County, New York", 1890 includes the following biographical note on William D. Olmsted:"Olmsted, William D. p. o. Oakfield, N. Y., was born in Le Roy, February 19, 1832, a son of Stephen and Barbara (Parmelee) Olmsted. His father was a native of Vermont and came to Genesee county at an early day, with less than one dollar in money and an axe, and took up land in Le Roy; he died in 1883. W. D. Olmsted was educated at Cary Collegiate Seminary and Old Round House at Le Roy. After finishing his schooling he engaged in the milling business. As an upright, trustworthy citizen Mr. Olmsted has established an undoubted claim, and his interest in the good of his town and its people is worthy of note. His wife was Frances A. Parmelee, who has borne him two sons - Carlos P. and Herbert W."The journal records many interesting items. One entry J Lathrop & Co [bankers in Le Roy] draft $1000 Sep 1,, 1863. Another J Lathrop & Co. to cash: "To this amt Pennsylvannia money" for $150.Many transactions with certain kinds and amounts of lumber - we see pine, oak, hemlock, black walnut moulding, etc. Projects include doors, windows, sash, coffin, clapboards, shingles, norway [pine?], bead, moulding, matched, lath bundles, etc. Many mentions of Batavia Yard (lumber yard?). Each transaction with named customer or supplier, amount, and details about what was being sold/purchased. Mention of turning, machine work, sawing, etc. Hundreds of names of customers, private and institutional. Oddities like glazing street lamps, ash for a cider press, ballusters, and the normal like railroad/railway and cartage charges. That's in the first 50 pages or so we scanned through. A quick flip through finds on p166 "To paid for a soldier" $5, use of saw, and 223 feet of culls. Shortly after Bot. Sleigh Shoes.A wealth of research possibilities into a type of business not often found.

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        Traite Sur Les Vins Du Medoc, et Les Autres Vins Rouges et Blancs Du Departement De La Gironde

      Bordeaux: P. Chaumas, 1864. Cinquieme Edition . Half Morocco. Fine. 55 Vues De Chateaux, Folding Charts And Large Folding Color Map At Rear. 1V, 364 Pp. + Folding Plates Including Large Folding Map In Color. Old But Fine Quarter Morocco, Wine Red Color, Five Bands, Gilt Title And Author, 11 Gilt Fleur De Lys In Each Of Five Other Compartments, Gold Rules At Edges, Original Marbled Endpapers, Matching Marbling On Edges Of Page Block. No Names, No Marks, No Bookplates, Foxing To White Endpapers And Half-Title, A Few Small Very Light Foxing Areas On Title Page, Otherwise Contents Clean, Square, Crisp, A Superior Example.

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        An Historical Account of the New Place, Stratford-Upon-Avon, the Last Residence of Shakeseare

      Printed by J. E. Adlard, London 1864 - One of 750 on the large format and on thick paper. Plans, facsimiles, illustrations. vii, 246, [2] pp. 1 vols. Folio. Includes the list of Subscribers to New Place. The only work to give an account of Gastrell the Iconoclyst. (Jaggard) Presented by the author to anyone who contributed over £5 to the Shakespear fund and published at his expense. Jaggard p. 132 Original mauve cloth. Some fraying of head and tail of spine, fading of spine Plans, facsimiles, illustrations. vii, 246, [2] pp. 1 vols. Folio One of 750 on the large format and on thick paper

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        Sammelband: Gastoffwechsel, Verbrennung - Sammelband mit 9 Sonderdrucken.

      1864-1878, 8, ca. 400 pp., alter Halbleinenband. Eduard Pflüger: Gasstoffwechsel und Verbrennung Sammelband mit 9 Erstdrucken von Eduard Friedrich Wilhelm Pflüger (1829-1910):1.: Beiträge zur Lehre von der Respiration. I. Ueber die physiologische Verbrennung in den lebendigen Organismen (1875). "Untersuchung über den Chemismus der Zelle. Schauplatz der Oxydation ist die Zelle. Identität des tierischen und pflanzlichen Stoffwechsel hinsichtlich dissimilatorischer Prozesse mit O2-Verbrauch. Zusätzliche Assimilation der Pflanze unter O2-Abgabe." Rothschuh Nr. 2232.: Über die Kohlensäure des Blutes (1864).3.: Ueber die Diffusion des Sauerstoffs, den Ort und die Gesetze der Oxydationsprocesse im thierischen Organismu (1872). Pflüger berichtet das die "Druckdifferenz für O2 zwischen Kapillarblut und Gewebe genügt für ausreichende Diffusion". Garrison & Morton No. 627 Rothschuh Nr. 2234.: Bestimmung der Kohlensäure der lebendigen Knochen (1877).5.: Zur Kenntniss der Gase der Organe (1878).6.: Ueber die Ursache der Athembewegungen, sowie der Dyspnoe und Aponoe (1868). "Pflüger investigated the cause of the initiation of respiration in newborn animals". "CO-Vermerhung und O-Mangel wirken anregend auf die Atmung". Garrison & Morton No.940 Rothschuh Nr. 250Ueber Wärmeregulation der Säugethiere. Vorläufige Mittheilung (1876). "Untersuchungen über den Stoffwechsel bei Kälte und Wärme" Rothschuh Nr.640Ueber Wärme und Oxydation der lebendigen Materie (1878). Garrison & Morton No.633Nachtrag zu meinem Aufsatz: Ueber die physiologische Verbrennung in den lebendigen Organismen (1875).Garrison & Morton No. 627, 633, 940 Rotschuh Nr. 223, 250, 640

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        Florida Map] Golfe du Mexique Carte de la Partie Septentrionale comprise entre l'entree du Canal de la Floride et les Bouches du Mississippi Dressee d'apres les documents les plus recents. Publiee par Ordre de L'Empereur, Sous le Ministere de Son Excellence Mr.le Mis. de Chasseloup-Laubat, Senateur, Secretaire d'Etat au Dept. de la Marine et des Colonies, au Depot des Cartes et Plans de la Marine. 1864.

      1864 1880 1864 - This large format (26 1/2 x 36 inch) linen-backed map was issued to mariners and amended from 1864 through the present June of 1880 issue. (due in part to the outdating of its predecessors) this may be the only extant copy. Dark spot southeast of Tampa. ; Elephant Folio

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        SEFER MATSREF LA-HOKHMAH

      Odesa; Bi-Defus M. A. Belinson(1864). Later Boards. 12mo. 108 pages. 19 cm. Second edition. In Hebrew. Short work in defense of the Cabala, by Joseph Solomon Delmedigo (1591-1655) , "rabbi, philosopher, mathematician, and astronomer; also known as Joseph Solomon Rofe acronym YashaR) of Candia (Crete) . A writer of extensive Jewish and secular learning and of encyclopedic range, he is the author of works whose number is estimated by some authorities at 30, by others at over 60. ... wrote Mazref la-Hokhmah, in which he allegedly refuted the attack on the Kabbalah made by his distant relative Elijah Delmedigo, in his Behinat ha-Dat. Since, as Delmedigo himself explains, he was commissioned to write such a refutation, it is unclear whether the work reflects his true convictions. He says in this connection: 'Do not presume that you can unravel the author's mind from his book' (ed. Odessa, 1864, p. 85) . Leone Modena understood the Mazref la-Hokhmah as a refutation of kabbalistic ideas, using it in his Ari Nohem ('Roaring Lion') , a systematic anti-kabbalistic treatise. ... In 1629-31, his Ta'alumot Hokhmah, a collection of kabbalistic treatises, was published by his disciple, Samuel Ashkenazi, in Basle, Switzerland. The first section, Mazref la-Hokhmah, appeared in 1629, the second, Novelot Hokhmah ('Fallen Fruit of Wisdom') , in 1631. Except for these two books, the only other material that remains of Delmedigo's colossal output is the full text of his letter to Zerah of Troki, which was published together with a German translation in 1840 by Abraham Geiger in his Melo Chofnajim. " - EJ 2008 Subjects: Cabala. Jewish philosophy. OCLC lists 10 copies. Leaf 21-22 previously repaired with tape. Boards worn, bumped at edges. Light soiling and foxing throughout, overall fresh and clean. Institutional stamp on rear board. Otherwise fresh. Good - condition. (SPEC-40-22)

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        THE MAINE WOODS

      Ticknor & Fields, Boston 1864 - Original purple Z cloth. BAL 20113: 1650 copies printed though Borst A4.1.a states that 1450 copies were printed. True first printing with list of Thoreau's books priced. Catalogue dated April 1864 with last leaf advertising "The Thirteenth Volume." About THE MAINE WOODS, Dave Foreman, Earth-First eco-warrior/author, has written that it is "Thoreau's finest book, far deeper and more important than WALDEN . on his two trips into the deep Maine wilderness [Thoreau] had the epiphany that enabled him to realize that 'in wildness is the preservation of the world.' MAINE not WALDEN changed American intellectual history." Contents clean. Spine pleasantly sunned, tips a bit frayed, gilt clear. Near Fine and scarce in this condition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        OUR MUTUAL FRIEND

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1864. 1st edition (Hatton & Cleaver, pp. 345 - 370). Original green printed wrappers. Housed in a custom chemise and deep green full morocco pull-apart case, with elaborate gilt decoration to spine. Age-toning. 1st two parts, as well as the final, show some wear & edge chipping. Part 12 with largish chip to top of front wrapper, affected "April". Part 15 lacking tip of front wrapper lower corner. Part 18 with tear to rear wrapper fore-edge. Overall condition of Parts: VG - VG+. Case: Some minor wear, with interior lip showing some chafing at top corners [from removal of top portion's tight fit]. Overall, VG+.. 20 parts in 19. Some advert variances (+/-) from that found listed in Hatton & Cleaver; specific collation supplied on request. Illustrated with 40 plates by Marcus Stone. 8vo. 8-3/4" x 5-5/8"

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        Le Rideau Levé ou l'Éducation de Laure. Edition revue sur celle originale de 1786 et ornee de six figures libres, gravees d'apres celles qu'on ajouta aux editions de 1786 et de 1790

      Cythere (Brussels): Anon(1864). 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. "retirez-vous, censeurs alrilaires; fuyez, devots, hypocrites ou fous; prudes, guenons, et vous, vielles megeres : nou doux transports ne sont pas faits pour vous." Text in French. This title was condemned for outrages against good morals, and destruction ordered by the Cour d'assises de la Vienne on December 12, 1838 and banned for many years afterward. The first appearance of "Le Rideau Levé" was in 1786. Scarce early edition of this erotic fiction. CONDITION Red Marbled bds with Black Leather spine and cnrs, bright Gilt title (mild wear to bds with piece of marbled paper missing to front) Pink eps, pp 271. Internally tight with very bright and clean text block, not inscribed. This edition not illustrated. Texte en français. Édition tôt rare de cette fiction érotique. CONDITIONNEZ les bds marbrés rouges avec l'épine et le CNRS en cuir noirs, les eps roses lumineux du titre de jeune truie (usage doux aux bds avec le morceau de disparus de papier marbrés à affronter), pp 271. Intérieurement fortement avec le bloc très lumineux et propre des textes, non inscrit. Cette édition non illustrée.. Book Condition: Near Fine. Binding: Half-Leather. Jacket: Not Issued

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        THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE.

      London, Routledge, Warne and Routledge, Farringdon Street, 1864. VICTORIAN PICTORIAL CLOTH BINDING 1864. 8vo, approximately 230 x 170 mm, 9 x 6½ inches, portrait frontispiece and 100 illustrations by J(John) D(Dawson) Watson, (See: Simon Houfe, The Dictionary of 19th Century British Book Illustrators, page 342) engraved by The Brothers Dalziel, pages: xx, 1-498 plus 1 leaf of adverts, bound in publisher's green pictorial cloth with gilt lettering and decoration, sailing ship and two portraits in gilt to both covers, bevelled edges, all edges gilt, original yellow endpapers, book binder's small ticket on rear pastedown, "Bound by Leighton Son and Hodge". Slightest wear and crinkling to head and tail of spine, corners slightly bumped, blank pages at front and rear, portrait and advert leaf plus a few text pages at front and rear have pale foxing, sporadic foxing mostly to margins and occasionally affecting text, long neat inscription on the first free yellow endpaper with a verse underneath, dated 1865. A very good copy. See Ruari McLean, Victorian Publisher's Book-Bindings, page 111 for a full page illustration, though our copy is in variant green not blue. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. A heavy book which will require extra postage.

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        Lanificio Francesco Rossi: Schio.

      Pre. Lit. di G. Kirchmayr, Venezia. 1864 - Copia nella legatura editoriale in litografia con veduta centrale del castello di Schio. Album in folio oblungo COMPLETO che contiene 15 tavole litografiche con cornice e titolo, disegnate dal veneziano Carlo Matscheg, relative alla inaugurazione del lanificio Rossi di Schio (Vicenza), edificato su progetto del architetto Antonio Caregaro Negrin nel 1864. Di seguito l’elenco delle tavole: 1) Frontespizio (con 10 vedutine: 2 del giardino e le altre delle lavorazioni nel lanificio); 2) Panorama; 3) Cortile interno; 4) Cortile esterno; 5) Tintoria; 6) Filatura A. - Scardassatura; 7) Filatura B. - Mull-Jenny; 8) Telai meccanici; 9) Tessitori Va. Sala - Alla Jacquard; 10) Follatura - Lavatoj; 11) Cardatura. Lavatoj di lane; 12) Tonditura-Apparecchio; 13) Mendatura; 14) Giardino-Prospetto; 15) Giardino-Parte superiore. Tutte le tavole sono protette da veline. COPIA CON LA DEDICA AUTOGRAFA DI ALESSANDRO ROSSI, A CHINA ALLA SGUARDIA, AD IMPORTANTE NOBILE TRENTINO. Confronta riproduzioni in Schio e Alessandro Rossi (vol. I)- Edizioni di Storia e Letteratura, Roma 1986. Formato: [15] c. di tav. protette da veline, 44x31 cm, cartonato editoriale in litografia. Buono, ordinari segni d'uso e del tempo più evidenti alla legatura che presenta qualche macchia di polvere e minime mancanze marginali.

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        The Alabaster Sarcophagus of Oimenepthah I, King of Egypt

      Longman et al., London 1864 - iii, 45pp + 19 do.page hand drawn plates in blue, illustrations to text. Title continues 'now in Sir John Soane's Museum in Lincoln's Inn Fields. The boards are rubbed to corners with some damage, contents are clean and tight. Will require insurance. 900g Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        NÉGOCIATIONS ENTRE LA FRANCE ET LA CHINE, EN 1860. Livre Jaune du baron Gros, ambassadeur extraordinaire et haut commissaire de l'empereur, en Chine, en 1858 et en 1860. Extrait de sa Correspondance et de son Journal, pendant la seconde mission qu'il a remplie dans l'extrême Orient.

      1864 - Paris, J. Dumaine, 1864. Grand in-quarto (228 X 273 mm) demi-chagrin noir à petits coins, dos quatre nerfs plats surlignés de filets dorés, roulette dorée en queue et tête, titre doré (reliure de l'époque) ; (2) ff. de faux-titre et titre, 248 pages. Ex-libris manuscrit «Raoul de Nully » sur le premier feuillet de garde, puis "A. d'Amade" en tête du titre. Frottements au dos de la reliure avec petite épidermure en tête et quelques manques aux ors, rousseurs éparses, plus marquées à quelques feuillets. ÉDITION ORIGINALE de ce témoignage de première main sur l'expédition franco-britannique en Chine de 1860. Le baron Jean-Baptiste-Louis GROS (1793-1870) fut envoyé en Chine au commencement de l'année 1857 comme ambassadeur extraordinaire pour obtenir, de concert avec lord Elgin, l'ouverture de nouveaux ports chinois au commerce européen et une protection efficace pour les missionnaires. En 1860, par suite de la violation du traité de Tien-Tsin, la France, de concert avec l'Angleterre, envoya en Chine une expédition sous les ordres du général Cousin-Montauban. Le baron Gros rejoignit ce général, qui s'empara des forts de Takou, à l'embouchure du Peï-ho le 20 août, battit Sang-Ko-Lin-sin à Palikao, se rendit maître de Pékin le 12 octobre et contraignit les Chinois à ouvrir de nouvelles négociations de paix qui aboutirent au traité de Pékin le 24 octobre 1860. Le baron Gros est célèbre pour s'être opposé en vain aux chefs militaires britanniques, notamment Lord Elgin, qui décidèrent de brûler le Palais d'été pour contraindre les Chinois à négocier. En dépit de ses protestations, le 18 octobre 1860, un détachement britannique incendia le palais, les pagodes, la bibliothèque et les archives. (Numa Broc, 226-228 - Cordier, "Sinica", 2497 - Larousse, "Grand dictionnaire du XIXe siècle", T. VIII, 1549-4). EXEMPLAIRE de Raoul de NULLY, avec son ex-libris manuscrit sur la première garde, qui embarqua de Bordeaux pour l'Asie en 1878, et qui pendant trente années réalisa de nombreuses expéditions en Chine et au Japon. Puis EXEMPLAIRE DU GÉNÉRAL ALBERT D'AMADE (Toulouse, 1856-1941, Fronsac), avec sa signature autographe à l'encre noire en tête du titre. Général français formé à Saint-Cyr, il participe à la campagne de Tunisie en 1881 au sein du 3e régiment de tirailleurs algériens avant de rejoindre le 108e régiment d'infanterie au Tonkin en 1885 en tant qu'officier d'ordonnance du général Munier. Il est ensuite affecté à l'état-major de la 2e brigade de la division d'occupation du Tonkin et de l'Annam. Lors de la campagne du Tonkin, le jeune capitaine se passionne pour les problématiques de l'Extrême-Orient. De cet intérêt découle certainement sa nomination en Chine, en 1887, lorsqu'il rejoint la représentation diplomatique de la France à Tien-Tsin en tant qu'attaché militaire. Cinquième officier à être nommé à ce poste depuis 1870, Albert d'Amade séjourne en Chine pendant quatre années (1887-1891), au cours desquelles il se révèle un talentueux observateur, doublé d'un photographe accompli. Espion officiel au service de la France, Albert d'Amade incarne le parfait gentleman, séduisant par son tact et son intelligence, ses interlocuteurs. Sa connaissance du mandarin s'avère un atout de premier ordre qui participe au succès de ses trois grands voyages d'étude et de reconnaissance en Chine : la région de Pékin et la Mandchourie au cours de l'hiver 1888, les provinces méridionales du Yunnan et du Guangxi entre octobre 1888 et mai 1889, la Corée en 1890. Au retour de ces missions, il expédie de copieux rapports agrémentés de cartes et de photographies de sa main au 2e Bureau de l'État-major, à Paris, qui forceront l'admiration de ses supérieurs : « Grâce à sa connaissance approfondie des moeurs et des coutumes chinoises et aussi de son grand tact, il s'est parfaitement acquitté de cette mission à la suite de laquelle il a rédigé un rapport fort intéressant. C'est un officier supérieur d'un très grand mérite, ayant un jugement très sûr et qui ne m [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Letter from an Illinois soldier written after the Battle of Resaca and in the midst of the fight at Dallas during Sherman's Atlanta Campaign

      Dallas, Georgia, 1864. Unbound. Very good. This four-page letter is written on partially printed lettersheet featuring a poem that begins, "I'm thinking, fondly thinking". The letter is from a member of the 111th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment. The letter is is nice shape with a little soiling. While the writing is dark, clear, and mostly legible, this is one of the most difficult-to -read Civil War letters I have encountered because the spelling and grammar is incredibly poor. A transcript of the letter as written and as modified to make it intelligible will be provided. I've used the intelligible translation in the quotations below. Wardlew wrote this letter to his wife following the Battle of Resaca while the 111th Illinois was still fighting during the follow-on engagement in Dallas. "We have been hard on the march until we got here and we was stayin' by 80 thousand Rebels, and you better think that there has been some heavy fighting done since we came here, but we held our own. The Rebs made 8 charges last night on the 10th Corps on the right and the left, but they was repulsed both times and every time with heavy loss. We have lost a good many men but nothing like the Rebs has for they say the canon and musketry thundered all night last night but they are still tonight. Killed: Bill McClane, John Durrell, Sergeant Copland. . . . Charley Meliney is wounded very bad shot in the jaw the bullet coming out of at the mouth while eating. There is terrific more wounded but I have not got time to tell you as I am driving a Division team. . . . I have seen sights and wonders since I have been on the march, such sights I never want to see again. The wagons and ambulances is going night and day. They have been fighting here 6 days. We have not gained easy ground. . . . I think the Rebs is trying to cut their way through get away but we don't intend to let them come through if we can help it." Although the Union suffered between 7,500 casualties in the the two engagements, the Confederate Army was unable to thwart the Union advance toward Atlanta as Sherman's manuevering forced the Southerners to retreat and establish defensive positions at Marietta. Wardlew's estimate of "80 thousand Rebels" isn't far from the actual number as over 60,000 Confederate soldiers fought at Resaca. His description of the fighting is accurate as well. Although the 111th had been on active service since it organized in the summer of 1862, it had never engaged in combat until Resaca when it charged and turned back an attack of advancing Rebels. At Dallas, it helped repulse repeated probes and a full attack by General Joseph Johnston's Army of Tennessee. A poignant and event filled letter by a semi-literate Union soldier in the midst of his first combat.

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        THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE

      VICTORIAN PICTORIAL CLOTH BINDING 1864. 8vo, approximately 230 x 170 mm, 9 x 6½ inches, portrait frontispiece and 100 illustrations by J(John) D(Dawson) Watson, (See: Simon Houfe, The Dictionary of 19th Century British Book Illustrators, page 342) engraved by The Brothers Dalziel, pages: xx, 1-498 plus 1 leaf of adverts, bound in publisher's green pictorial cloth with gilt lettering and decoration, sailing ship and two portraits in gilt to both covers, bevelled edges, all edges gilt, original yellow endpapers, book binder's small ticket on rear pastedown, "Bound by Leighton Son and Hodge". Slightest wear and crinkling to head and tail of spine, corners slightly bumped, blank pages at front and rear, portrait and advert leaf plus a few text pages at front and rear have pale foxing, sporadic foxing mostly to margins and occasionally affecting text, long neat inscription on the first free yellow endpaper with a verse underneath, dated 1865. A very good copy. See Ruari McLean, Victorian Publisher's Book-Bindings, page 111 for a full page illustration, though our copy is in variant green not blue. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. A heavy book which will require extra postage.

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        Brown's kleurvisioenen met een woord ter aanwijzing en verklaring. Leeuwarden, Hugo Suringar, [1866]. 4to. With 16 numbered lithographed plates (13 hand-coloured) lithographed by Morriën & Amand, Amsterdam. Original illustrated green cloth-backed boards, flyleaves with publishers advertisements.

      Landwehr, Plezier met papier 315; cf. NCC (5 copies of 2nd edition). Rare first edition of the Dutch translation of J.H. Brown's Spectropia, or surprising spectral illusions (1864), using the 19th-century knowledge of optics to explain how people see ghosts. A second edition was published ca. 1870.As described in the (original) introduction: " To see the spectres, it is only necessary to look steadily at the dot, or asterisk, which is to be found on each of the plates, for about a quarter of a minute,.. Then turning the eyes to the ceiling… of a darkened room (not totally dark), and looking rather steadily at any one point, the spectre will soon being to make its appearance, increasing in intensity, and then gradually vanishing, to reappear and vanish again."Some occasional spots, book block nearly detached and wrappers slightly soiled and rubbed. Good copy.

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        THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE.

      London Routledge Warne and Routledge Farringdon Street 1864 - VICTORIAN PICTORIAL CLOTH BINDING 1864. 8vo, approximately 230 x 170 mm, 9 x 6½ inches, portrait frontispiece and 100 illustrations by J(John) D(Dawson) Watson, (See: Simon Houfe, The Dictionary of 19th Century British Book Illustrators, page 342) engraved by The Brothers Dalziel, pages: xx, 1-498 plus 1 leaf of adverts, bound in publisher's green pictorial cloth with gilt lettering and decoration, sailing ship and two portraits in gilt to both covers, bevelled edges, all edges gilt, original yellow endpaper, book binder's small ticket on rear pastedown, "Bound by Leighton Son and Hodge". Slightest wear and crinkling to head and tail of spine, corners slightly bumped, blank pages at front and rear, portrait and advert leaf plus a few text pages at front and rear have pale foxing, sporadic foxing mostly to margins and occasionally affecting text. A very good copy. See Ruari McLean, Victorian Publisher's Book-Bindings, page 111 for a full page illustration, though our copy is in variant green not blue. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. A heavy book which will require extra postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le règne végétal.

      - 9 Text- u. 8 Tafel-Bände. Guérin, Paris 1864-1871. Zus. ca. 4800 S. Text. und 410 (v. 411) meist kolorierten gestoch. Tafeln mit über 3000 Einzeldarst. u. 4 gestoch. gefalt. Karten. 4°. Rote Halblederbände mit Rückenvergoldung u. Kopfgoldschnitt. Etwas berieben u. bestoßen. Stellenweise leicht finger- oder stockfleckig. Die Einbände teilw. berieben u. bestoßen. 2 Rücken leicht verfärbt. Insgesamt gutes Exemplar. –Gegliedert in Abteilungen: Traité de botanique générale (4 Bde.). Flore médicale (6 Bde.). Horticulture: Jardin potagier/ fruitier (2 Bde.). Horticulture: Végétaux d’ornement (2 Bde.). Plantes agricoles et forestières(2 Bde.). Précis de l’histoire de la botanique (1 Bd.). – Nissen 568; Pritzel 2545. – Prachtvolle fein kolorierte, teils eiweißgehöhte, Tafeln. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Roma Sotterranea Cristiana.

      Roma, Cromo-Litografia Pontificia, 1864, 1867. Folio (366 x 287 mm). Three vols, comprising two text volumes and one volume of lithograph plates, the latter with original card wrappers bound in, each volume bound in recent half green morocco over the original green moiré cloth-covered boards, t.e.g., marbled endpapers; pp. [viii], 351, [1], 85, [1]; [viii], xliii, [1], 391, [1], 134, [2]; 40 lithograph plates, numbered I-XL, including one large, folding plan, closed tear to the upper margin extending into the plan; 4 chromolithograph plates lettered A-D, and 62 lithograph plates, including one large, folding plan; light dust marks and age toning to the margins of the leaves and plates, otherwise a bright set. Ex-libris the Art and Science Department, the V&A with its ink stamps to the foot of the title pages, de-accession stamp to the same in each volume, neat embossed blind-stamp to the upper margin of the majority of the plates. First edition of volumes 1 & 2 of the text with the plates for both volumes bound together. A third volume of text and plates [not offered here] was issued in 1877. Giovanni Battista de Rossi (born 1822, died 1894) is considered the greatest of the 19th century Roman archaeologists. His first major project, which he started working on in 1842, was to assemble and publish all known ancient Christian inscriptions in Rome. It took him 15 years to do this, and in 1857 the Vatican press printed his Inscriptiones christianae Urbis Romae. The work contained 1126 inscriptions dating from the year AD 71 to 589. While working on Inscriptiones, de Rossi also explored the catacombs. He built on Antionio Bosio's research, and made extensive use of the old Itineraries, pilgrim guides to the catacombs. The first catacomb he explored, in 1848, was that of Praetextus. His most famous discovery was made in 1849. It was known from older sources that there was a papal cemetery in one of the catacombs, and it was though that it was located close to the Cemetery of Callixtus on the Appian Way. In a shed belonging to a wineyard, he found a stone with the partial inscription ...NELIUS MARTYR. The only possible name was Cornelius. Pope Cornelius (251-253) died in exile, and was therefore considered a martyr. De Rossi continued his search of the area, and found the Chapel of the Popes in the Catacombe di San Callisto, where 14 popes were buried. He also excavated the catacomb of Thrason (1872) and of Catacomba di Priscilla (1880's). In 1863 de Rossi founded the Bollettino di archaeologia cristiana to publish his finds. The next year, he published the first volume of Roma Sotteranea (Subterrenean Rome); vols. 2 and 3 were published in 1867 and 1877. While doing the research for this historical work, he was assisted by his brother Michele.

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        Tungarar Jehovald. Yarildewallin. Extracts from the Holy Scriptures, in the Language of the Tribes inhabiting the Lakes and Lower Murray, and called the Narrinyeri

      Adelaide, Shawyer, Printer, 1864. Octavo, 56 pages. Original blue wrappers slightly creased; minimal expert conservation to the spine; an excellent copy of a very rare item. The front cover has the following additional information printed on it: 'Printed for the South Australian Auxiliary of the British and Foreign Bible Society, from the translation of Mr George Taplin, Missionary Agent of the Aborigines' Friends' Association, at Point MacLeay [sic]'. We have previously handled a copy with these extra details also printed on a small piece of paper mounted on the title page.

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        Die Schutzstaffel als antibolschewistische Kampforganisation

      Vollständige Ausgabe im original Verlagseinband (schwarzer Steifumschlag / Broschur / Kartoneinband im Format 12,1 x 18,7 cm) mit Deckeltitel in Silberprägung, 31 Seiten, Schrift: Fraktur. - Aus dem Inhalt: Bolschewismus (Purimsfest / Französische Freimaurer-Revolution / Russische Revolution) - Unser Volk (Germanisches Recht / Die göttliche Ordnung / Das Recht des Tieres / Kulturfunde / Ahnenverehrung / Tapferkeit und Kraft / Astronomische Kenntnisse / Der älteste Pflug / Die Schrift / Unseres Volkes leidvolle Geschichte / Hermann der Cherusker / Der germanische Sekretär / Widukinds Verzweiflungskampf / Alemannenschlacht / Bauernkrieg / Unsere Tugenden und Fehler / Aus eigener Schuld) - Der Weg zum Gehorsam (Dienst der Kirche und Ritterorden / Der Staat Friedrichs II. in Sizilien / Der Ordensstaat Ostpreußen / Die preußische Armee / Das Preußen des Alten Fritz / Befreiungskriege / 1864, 1866 / Der Weltkrieg / Der Führer und der Nationalsozialismus) - Die Schutzstaffel (Aufstellung der Schutzstaffel / Erkenntnis vom Wert des Blutes und der Auslese / Freiheitswille und Kampfgeist / Leistungsprüfungen / Treue und Ehre / Gehorsam / Heiratsgesetz / Der Sieg des Kindes / Ehrengesetz des SS-Mannes / Glaube an Gott / Blut und Boden / Sicherheitsdienst und Geheime Staatspolizei / Bolschewismus keine Tageserscheinung / Die Schutzstaffel) - Verlagsanzeige "SS-Kalender 1939" - Vierte Auflage in guter Erhaltung (minimal stockfleckig, sonst sehr gut). - Mit zeittypischen Ausführungen wie z.B.: "Jedesmal sehen wir das selbe Bild: der Ungehorsam, die Nichtunterordnung, die Unterschätzung des Gegners und ein wirklichkeitsfremdes Wünschen von Zuständen, von politischen Lagen und von Gegebenheiten, die eben nicht da waren. Und immer wieder trat uns ein Gegner in irgendeiner Form gegenüber, der nüchtern, rechnend mit den realen Wirklichkeiten des politischen Kampfes dieser Erde Schritt für Schritt sich voranwälzte und trotz der schlechteren Qualität und trotz des minderen Blutes und trotz der geringeren Kultur immer wieder über uns siegte" / "Und nun begann für das aus allen Fugen geratene deutsche Volk, so wie wir hoffen, die letzte Schule unseres Weges zum Gehorsam. Das Schicksal sandte uns den Führer. Selbst ein gehorsamer Soldat der großen deutschen Armee, trug er das ganze Wissen um Freiheit, Ehre und Blutswert unseres Volkes in sich und nahm uns in seine Schule. In nunmehr 15 Jahren Kampf und Sieg erzog er zuerst wenige, dann mehr und mehr der am meisten die Freiheit liebenden Köpfe, die Auslese des kämpferischsten deutschen Blutes zu Nationalsozialisten. Lassen Sie mich heute einmal diesen Begriff so fassen: zu Menschen, die bewusste Träger des Wertes unserer Rasse und unseres Blutes sind, wissend, daß Blut die notwendigste Voraussetzung zur Kultur und Größe ist. Er stachelte zugleich den Willen zu Freiheit und Ehre selbst der Fanatischsten zu noch stärkerer Energie, zu noch unbeugsamerem Wollen an und bändigte als drittes diese Kräfte gleichen Blutswertes, unbändigen Freiheitswillens und des schärfst empfundenen Ehrbegriffes in einem aus Blut, Ehre und Freiheitswollen entspringenden freiwilligen und desto mehr verpflichtenden Gehorsam. . . " - Deutsche / Drittes Reich, Antisemitismus in Deutschland vor 1945, scharfer judenfeindlicher Standpunkt, der Jude / Freimaurer / politisierende Geistliche als Feindbild in der nationalsozialistischen Weltanschauung, Freimaurerei, Freimaurer, Freimaurerlogen, Maßnahmen des Führers, Kampf gegen Gegner des Nationalsozialismus, Aufruf zu unerhörter Selbstzucht in der Einhaltung der ewigen Grundsätze der vom Führer gegebenen Weltanschauung, die SS als weltanschaulicher Stoßtrupp und Schutzstaffel der Idee des Führers, deutsche Staatspolizei, innerpolitisches Schutzkorps des nationalsozialistischen Staates, Heinrich Himmler, Reichssicherheitshauptamt, staatliche Überwachung im Nationalsozialismus, Antibolschewismus, NS.-Schrifttum völkisches / nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut - Erstausgabe in sehr guter Erhaltung (Jesuiten-Stempel auf Titelblatt, sonst tadellos) Versand an Institutionen auch gegen Rechnung

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        GENERAL ORDERS FROM THE ADJUTANT AND INSPECTOR-GENERAL'S OFFICE, CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY, FROM JANUARY 1, 1864, TO JULY 1, 1864, INCLUSIVE. PREPARED FROM FILES OF HEAD- QUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF SOUTH CAROLINA, GEORGIA, AND FLORIDA

      Columbia, 1864. xxxv,[1],161pp. Original printed wrappers. Light soiling and wear to wrappers. Some toning and light foxing internally. Very good. Numerous important General Orders, prepared by the Headquarters of the Confederate Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. Indexed, and with explanatory notes on various decisions taken by the Confederate War Department. Covers the first six months of 1864, including the initial phases of Sherman's Atlanta campaign. PARRISH & WILLINGHAM 2426. CONFEDERATE HUNDRED 19 (note).

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        Confederate stage coach coupon for one seat, from Albany, Ga. to Quincy, Ga

      Albany, Georgia: Quartermaster's Dept., C.S.A., 1864. Printed on yellow paper and accomplished by hand. 1 vols. 2 x 3-1/2 inches. Very good indeed. Stamped "H.F. Hoyt Tr. Ag't." on verso. Printed on yellow paper and accomplished by hand. 1 vols. 2 x 3-1/2 inches. Confederate Coach Coupon. Rare piece of Confederate ephemera from the end the Civil War, issued by the Quartermaster's Dept.

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        Mr. Facey Romford's Hounds. By the author of ?Handley Cross?, ?Mr. Sponge?s Sporting Tour,? ?Ask Mamma,? Etc. Etc. With illustrations by John Leech and Hablot K. Browne.

      Bradbury & Evans. 1864-65 - FIRST EDITION, in XII monthly parts. XII monthly parts, 2 hand-coloured engr. plates in each issue, 8pp prelims bound at end of part XII, ads. as per collation below. Bound in orig. brick-red illustrated printed paper wrappers. A FINE set as issued. This copy includes the following advertisements: Parts I & II: 8pp initial ads, 4pp ads; parts III & IV: 8pp initial ads; part V: 4pp initial ads; part VI, X & XII: 4pp ads. Tooley pp 254-55 notes additional advertisements & slips not present here. The cover of part I is entitled ?Mr Romford?s Hounds? indicating a first state; the second and third states are worded ?Mr. Facey Romford?s Hounds? Surtees? last novel published after his death in March 1864; part I was issued in May 1864. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        GENERAL ORDERS FROM THE ADJUTANT AND INSPECTOR-GENERAL'S OFFICE, CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY, FROM JANUARY 1, 1864, TO JULY 1, 1864, INCLUSIVE. PREPARED FROM FILES OF HEAD- QUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF SOUTH CAROLINA, GEORGIA, AND FLORIDA.

      Columbia. 1864. - xxxv,[1],161pp. Original printed wrappers. Light soiling and wear to wrappers. Some toning and light foxing internally. Very good. Numerous important General Orders, prepared by the Headquarters of the Confederate Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. Indexed, and with explanatory notes on various decisions taken by the Confederate War Department. Covers the first six months of 1864, including the initial phases of Sherman's Atlanta campaign. PARRISH & WILLINGHAM 2426. CONFEDERATE HUNDRED 19 (note).

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        ALS to ?My Dear Kate? from Waltham House, Feb. 9. 1864.

      1864 1864 - 37 lines, in blue ink, over two sides of single 8vo leaf. v.g. Not published in The Letters, 1983. Trollope, as a senior administrator for the post office, writes to ?Dear Kate?, apparently in response to a solicitation for a position of work for a third party. (His correspondent may be Kate Field.) He informs his correspondent, ?as regards the competition examination, there is no favour. It is not done at the post office. There is a separate office for this work at Westminster, and there is no regard whatsoever to the mode in which the cards have been nominated? Although his hands are tied with respect of securing a post, he does suggest that his influence counts for something once a position is offered: ? . if he be successful . we may do much in ?calling him? into a good part of the establishment instead of a bad part? He adds, ?I will . also speak to Mr Tilley about him . and you may be sure he shall be kindly looked after? Trollope ends by encouraging the prospective employee to ?come to us?, and adds that he would have an ?excellent friend in Mr Scudamore? Frank Scudamore was a post office administrator, and was promoted to assistant secretary of the organisation (much to Trollope?s annoyance, as he felt he been overlooked for the position) later in 1864. John Tilley, Post Office official, and close friend of Trollope. He was married to Trollope?s sister Cecilia until her death in 1849. PLEASE NOTE: For customers within the UK and the EU, this item is subject to VAT.

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        Catalogue de la Bibliothèque de feu M. Charles Pieters…dont la vente publique aura lieu le Lundi 23 Mai 1864 et jours suivants…

      Engraved frontis. of Pieter's bookplate & one plate. xii, 282 pp.; 22 pp. of price list with buyers' names. 8vo, cont. green morocco-backed marbled boards, flat spine gilt. Ghent: Printed by C. Annoot-Braeckman, 1864. Pieters' famous Elzevir collection, offered in the first 950 lots, was the largest ever sold by auction. This is one of the extremely rare copies with the separately printed list of prices realized and the names of the buyers. In the beginning of the catalogue, there is a short biographical notice of Pieters. Nice copy.

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        Les races bovines, au concours universel agricole de Paris en 1856'. ?Etudes zootechniques. 2 volumes (Text & Atlas).

      Paris, Imprimerie Nationale / Imp. Lemercier 1864, - oblong folio (35 x 50 cm). text vol.: 3 ff. + LXXIV + 1 f. + 5 cartes tirées sur chine et coloriées à la main / volume de planches: IV + 5 entre-titres + 87 planches des races bovines timbre d?une bibliothèque sur titre, reliure en d.-cuir d?époque. Charnière avec début de fente. Dos frotté. Superbe album et un des plus beau sur les races bovines. Illustré de 87 planches héliogravées et finies par la gravure et la lithographie (technique mixte). Pour la Suisse, il y a des races de Fribourg, Berne, Schwytz, Obwalden, Oberhasli, du Glaris et Voigtland. L?ouvrage a été publié d?après le 'Concours Agricole Universel' à Paris en 1856. "Au mois de mai 1856, le Gouvernement impérial ouvrit à Paris le premier concours agricole universel qui ait été tenu en France. Votre éminent prédécesseur pensa qu'il serait utile de saisir cette occasion pour faire reproduire dans un album les meilleurs types d'élevage étrangers. M. Baudement, professeur de zootechnique au Conservatoire des arts et métiers et membre du jury, fut chargé de cette publication et s'associa d'excellents artistes pour ces reproductions " (tiré de la dédicace).Les cinq cartes dressées par Em. Baudement montrent: 2 cartes de la France / Carte de l?Empire d?Autriche / l?Allemagne du Centre et du Sud (et une partie de la Suisse) / Les Iles Britanniques, la Belgique, la Hollande et le Danemark. Une multitude d?artistes et graveurs renommés ont collaboré à l?entreprise qui a duré près de 10 ans de 1856 à 1864. Complete with 87 fine plates of cattle races. Publisher's green half morocco, gilt ornamented, spines with traces of use. One of the most beautifully produced works on cattle. Many of the excellent plates are after photographs by Nadar. Nadar (1820-1910), is best known for his fine photographic portraits of celebrated Frenchmen of the day. Artists like Emile van Marcke, Isodore Bonheur and Barye contributed to this work. "The plates were produced by a mixed process of photographic transposing onto a metal plate (heliography) followed by handwork of various kinds - soft ground etching, mezzotint and aquatint, the background tint being achieved by lithography" (D.H. Boalch, 'Prints and paintings of British farm livestock, 1780-1910)'. Plates 1-21 show cattle of 'Iles Britanniques', plates 22-31 'Hollande et Danemark' plates 32-43 'Suisse et Allemagne' (e.a. Taureau de Fribourg & Vache de Fribourg, dessinée par ?Isidore Bonheur? et héliogr. et sculp. par A Riffaut). Plates 44-62 'Empire d'Autriche' and plates 63-87 'France'. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Nissen ZBI, 257. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Sammelband: Gastoffwechsel, Verbrennung - Sammelband mit 9 Sonderdrucken.

      - 1864-1878, 8°, ca. 400 pp., alter Halbleinenband. Eduard Pflüger: Gasstoffwechsel und Verbrennung Sammelband mit 9 Erstdrucken von Eduard Friedrich Wilhelm Pflüger (1829-1910): - - 1.: Beiträge zur Lehre von der Respiration. I. Ueber die physiologische Verbrennung in den lebendigen Organismen (1875). - "Untersuchung über den Chemismus der Zelle. Schauplatz der Oxydation ist die Zelle. Identität des tierischen und pflanzlichen Stoffwechsel hinsichtlich dissimilatorischer Prozesse mit O2-Verbrauch. Zusätzliche Assimilation der Pflanze unter O2-Abgabe." Rothschuh Nr. 223 - - 2.: Über die Kohlensäure des Blutes (1864). - - 3.: Ueber die Diffusion des Sauerstoffs, den Ort und die Gesetze der Oxydationsprocesse im thierischen Organismu (1872). - Pflüger berichtet das die "Druckdifferenz für O2 zwischen Kapillarblut und Gewebe genügt für ausreichende Diffusion". - Garrison & Morton No. 627; Rothschuh Nr. 223 - - 4.: Bestimmung der Kohlensäure der lebendigen Knochen (1877). - - 5.: Zur Kenntniss der Gase der Organe (1878). - - 6.: Ueber die Ursache der Athembewegungen, sowie der Dyspnoe und Aponoe (1868). - "Pflüger investigated the cause of the initiation of respiration in newborn animals". - "CO -Vermerhung und O -Mangel wirken anregend auf die Atmung". - Garrison & Morton No.940; Rothschuh Nr. 250 - - Ueber Wärmeregulation der Säugethiere. Vorläufige Mittheilung (1876). - "Untersuchungen über den Stoffwechsel bei Kälte und Wärme" - Rothschuh Nr.640 - - Ueber Wärme und Oxydation der lebendigen Materie (1878). - Garrison & Morton No.633 - - Nachtrag zu meinem Aufsatz: Ueber die physiologische Verbrennung in den lebendigen Organismen (1875). - - Garrison & Morton No. 627, 633, 940; Rotschuh Nr. 223, 250, 640 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        COLTON'S CONDENSED OCTAVO ATLAS OF THE UNION: CONTAINING MAPS OF ALL THE STATES & TERRITORIES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

      New York: J. H. Colton Publishing. Very Good. 1864. First Edition. Hardcover. Original brown embossed cloth with "Colton's Atlas Of The Union" stamped in gilt on the cover. Published in 1864 during the civil war. Full color maps printed on heavy stock paper. (8 pp prelims) + 51 numbered pages with 26 color maps, including a fold-out of California. . Population in cities and towns are listed by sex, free colored, Indians and Slaves according to the 1860 census. Interior of text is tight, clean and intact with the exception of a missing yellow front endpaper. Prior owners signature. Lightly rubbed spine ends and front corners with lightly tanned pages. Americana; Color Maps; 8vo; 51 pages .

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        Archivio Capellini

      1) foto color seppia (mm 165x115) di Giovanni Capellini in prossimità di Porto Venere; 2) Biglietto da visita di De Sonnaz, Tenente Generale Ajutante di Campo di S. M. il Re, datato 18 marzo: "...do una buona stretta di mano al Commendatore Professor Capellini..."; 3) Napoli, 12 maggio 1864: lettera di ringraziamento per le felicitazioni inviate da Capellini l'8 di quello stesso mese e rassicurazioni sul buono stato delle sue carte; 4) R. Vascello Re Galantuomo, Castellammare, 17 maggio 1864: risposta alla lettera inviata da Capellini il 10 di quello stesso mese. L'autore della lettera informa Capellini che le "sue raccolte d'America" sono ancora a bordo del bastimento "...in attesa di disposizioni per consegnarle a chi di ragione". Si tratta di 12 copie, che l'autore della lettera definisce "...sane e salve, come si ricevettero a New York, salvo eventuali guasti...", eventualmente causati dal rollio del bastimento; 5) Ministero della Guerra, Firenze, 8 settembre 1867: il Conte Genova Giovanni Battista Thaon di Revel (Ministro della Guerra del Regno d'Italia dal 10 aprile al 27 ottobre del 1867) ringrazia Capellini per aver ricevuto copia del volume "Ricordi di un viaggio scientifico nell'America Settentrionale"; 6) Telegramma n° 133 del 14/03/1879, con relativa busta, destinato al Sig. Commend.e Cappellini Professore Geologia Università: il Generale De Sonnaz ringrazia, per conto del Re, Capellini per gli auguri di compleanno ricevuti; 7) Casa Militare di S. M. il Re, Roma, Quirinale, 31 maggio 1879: il Generale De Sonnaz risponde alla lettera inviatagli da Capellini il 27 di quello stesso mese. L'autore riferisce di aver presentato il nome di Capellini e le sue opere, in particolare "...breccia ossifera della Caverna di S.ta Teresa nel lato orientale del Golfo di Spezia, gli strati a congerie e le marne compatte mioceniche dei dintorni di Ancona...", al Re che ne rimase favorevolmente colpito; 8) Telegramma n° 137 del 09/10/1881 destinato al Comm. Professore Capellini Presidente Congresso Geologico Bologna: il Generale De Sonnaz informa Capellini che il Re ha letto col massimo interesse e viva soddisfazione il telegramma da lui inviato relativo alle risoluzioni prese nel corso del Congresso Internazione di Geologia (unificazione nomenclatura carta geologica europea, sede del futuro congresso); 9) Casa Militare di S. M. il Re, Roma 16 marzo 1887: il Generale De Sonnaz risponde, per conto del Re, della Regina e del Principe di Napoli, alla lettere inviata da Capellini il 12 di quello stesso mese. Nella seconda parte della lettera De Sonnaz si rammarica di non aver essere riuscito a stringere la mano a Capellini in occasione della sua ultima visita a Roma; 10) Roma, 30 dicembre 1887: il Generale De Sonnaz, per conto del Re e della Regina, ringrazia Capellini per gli auguri inviati loro e contraccambia gli auguri di "capo d'anno" ricevuti dall'amico; 11) Ministero della R. Casa, Segreteria Particolare di S.M. il Re, Roma, 12 febbraio 1888: Visone Giovanni, Ministro della Real Casa, ringrazia Capellini per l'invio di una copia dell'Annuario 1887-88 della R. Università e lo rassicura riguardo alla consegna delle altre copie ai rispettivi destinatari; 12) Ministero della R. Casa, Segreteria Particolare di S.M. il Re (n° 2477), Roma, 29 maggio 1888: Visone Giovanni, Ministro della Real Casa, ringrazia Capellini per conto dei "nostri Augusti Sovrani" e "...S.A.R. il Principe di Napoli" per l'invio di una copia dell'Opuscolo intorno agli Stabilimenti scientifici della R. Università di Bologna in rapporto col piano regolatore della città; 13) Segreteria Particolare di S.M. il Re, Roma, 29 maggio 1888: Visone Giovanni, Ministro della Real Casa, ringrazia Capellini per l'invio di una copia dell'Opuscolo sugli Stabilimenti Scientifici della R. Università di Bologna in rapporto col piano regolatore della Città e lo rassicura riguardo alla consegna delle altre copie ai rispettivi destinatari; 14) Ministero della R. Casa, Segreteria Particolare di S.M. il Re (n° 2606), Roma, 6 giugno 1888: Visone Giovanni, Ministro della Real Casa, ringrazia Capellini per conto delle "loro Maestà e di Sua Altezza Reale il Principe di Napoli" per aver ricevuto copia della Guida del R. Istituto Geologico di Bologna. L'autore comunica inoltre di aver riferito agli "Augusti Sovrani" il desiderio di Capellini di una loro visita all'Istituto stesso. Fornisce infine rassicurazioni relative alla consegna delle altre copie da lui ricevute ai rispettivi destinatari; 15) Ministero della R. Casa, Segreteria Particolare di S.M. il Re (n° 2608), Roma, 6 giugno 1888: Visone Giovanni, Ministro della Real Casa, ringrazia Capellini per l'invio di una copia della Guida del R. Istituto di Geologia; 16) Costigliole d'Asti, 31 agosto 1888: Visone Giovanni, Ministro della Real Casa, ringrazia Capellini per le condoglianze e per "il ricordo...avuto per noi nella gravissima sventura che ci ha colpiti..."; 17) Ministero della R. Casa, Segreteria Particolare di S.M. il Re (n° 9090), Roma, 29 dicembre 1888: Visone Giovanni, Ministro della Real Casa, ringrazia per conto degli Augusti Sovrani Capellini per le condoglianze da lui espresse in occasione della morte di S.A.R. il Principe di Savoia Carignano (Eugenio Emanuele Giuseppe Maria Paolo Francesco Antonio di Savoia-Villafranca-Soissons, morto il 15 dicembre 1888). Giovanni Capellini (La Spezia, 23 agosto 1833 – Bologna, 28 maggio 1922) fu un geologo e paleontologo italiano, oltre a ricoprire la carica di senatore del Regno d'Italia nel corso della XVII legislatura. Non avendo voluto seguire l'arte del padre musicista, fu avviato dalla famiglia, nonostante la mancanza di vocazione, alla carriera ecclesiastica. Nel frattempo, per far fronte alle disagiate condizioni economiche, lavorò prima come rilegatore di libri, successivamente come istitutore in un collegio di La Spezia, quindi si cimentò nella costruzione di apparecchi elettrici, con i quali allestì un discreto gabinetto di fisica nella casa paterna. Con la morte del padre, Cappellini si decise ad abbandonare la vita clericale e, ottenuto un sussidio per gli studi dal municipio di La Spezia, iniziò a frequentare l'Università di Pisa, presso la quale nel 1858 conseguì la laurea. Dopo aver proseguito gli studi a Parigi e a Londra, rientrato in Italia nel 1861, fu nominato professore di storia naturale nel Collegio nazionale di Genova e successivamente fu chiamato a ricoprire la cattedra di geologia presso l'Università di Bologna. Fu nominato due volte magnifico rettore dell'Università di Bologna e preside di facoltà per moltissimi anni. Fu nominato anche senatore del Regno d'Italia e ricevette numerosissime onorificenze, decorazioni e titoli accademici in Italia e all'estero. Il 28 maggio 1922 si spense in Bologna. Maurizio Gerbaix De Sonnaz, Conte, Marchese de la Roche e di Chatelet, Signore di Mondésir (Torino, 26 novembre 1816 – Torino, 21 maggio 1892), fu un generale e politico italiano. Prese parte alla seconda e alla terza Guerra d'Indipendenza, e dal 1869 rivestì la carica di aiutante di campo di Vittorio Emanuele II di Savoia. L'anno seguente venne nominato dal Re senatore della XI legislatura del Regno d'Italia. Giovanni Visone (Costigliole d'Asti, 5 ottobre 1814 – Moncalieri, 14 agosto 1893) fu un politico italiano e ricoprì dal 1874 al 1892 la carica di Ministro della Real Casa. Nel Regno d'Italia il Ministero della Real Casa era un ufficio piuttosto complesso, strutturato in direzioni e sezioni come i ministeri dell'amministrazione statale, al quale era affidata l'amministrazione dei beni della corona e della lista civile. Non faceva parte del governo, ma la sua nomina, col regio decreto 14 novembre 1901, n. 466, fu fatta rientrare tra le attribuzioni del Consiglio dei ministri. Il Ministero della Real Casa, unitamente alla Casa militare (diretta dal Primo aiutante di campo del Re), alla Casa civile (diretta dal Prefetto di palazzo) e ad altri uffici minori, costituiva la Real Casa..

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