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        Kadmoniyot ha-Yehudim

      Tipografii R. M. Romma, Vilna 1864 - 12mo. 411pp. Modern decoratively marbled paper covered boards, with original cloth covered boards bound inside. We believe this to be the first ever Hebrew translation of Flavius Josephus' "Antiquities of the Jews." This work is extremely rare, as OCLC only lists 3 libraries that own this work. A page of Yiddish printing has been pasted on the original cloth boards. Title page crudely repaired with tape. Sporadic foxing and staining throughout, but text is clean. Stamp of "Dawid Probst" on verso of title page. Aside from faults, book is a good reading copy. Flavius Josephus a.k.a. Joseph b. Matityahu was a 1st century Jewish historian and soldier. During the 66-70 C.E. Jewish revolt against Rome, he was made commander of Galilee. He surrendered to the Romans rather then commit suicide. After the war, Josephus spent the last three decades of his life living in a villa outside of Rome under imperial patronage and writing his histories. He authored The Jewish War, The Antiquities of the Jews, Against Apion and an autobiography. Josephus' historical works are among the most valuable sources for the study of 1st century Judaism and the context for early Christianity. This is due, among other things to the fact that they are products of his firsthand experience and his peculiar position as a defender of Judaism and a supporter of Rome. While Josephus was ignored by Jewish tradition (the Talmud makes no mention of him), he was embraced by the Church. This was mainly because of the Testimonium Flavianum passage from the Antiquities Book 18, which refers to Jesus and even calls him the Messiah. (Whether or not this passage was all or in part added in by a Christian scribe is a matter of some debate among scholars.) Such Church Fathers as Origin, Jerome and Ambrose, as well as the early ecclesiastical historian Eusebius quote him in their work.For more information: 1) On Josephus:The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05.The Encyclopedia Britannica, 11th edition (1911)Encyclopedia Judaica (1972)2) On the different editions:Graesse: Tresor de Livres Rares et Precieux ou Nouveau Dictionnaire Bibliographique. (Martino: Cambridge, MA.)Heinz Schreckenberg: Bibliographie zu Flavius Josephus (Leiden: Brill. 1968)Heinz Schreckenberg: Bibliographie zu Flavius Josephus. Supplementband mit Gesamtregister (Leiden: Brill. 1979)Louis H. Feldmann: Josepus. A Supplementary Bibliography. (Garland: New York/London. 1986)Kalman Schulman was a 19th century Russian Jewish maskil (philosophe), who advocated for the use of Hebrew, as opposed to Yiddish, as a means of advancing Jewish culture. He wrote works of history and science in Hebrew thus making him an important forerunner of Eliezer Ben-Yehuda and the creation of modern Hebrew. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        From Union War Headquarters at City Point, Virginia, Grant signs a Carte-de-Visite in October, 1864, during the siege of Petersburg

      Carte-de-visite Photo Signed, "U.S. Grant / Lt. Gen. U.S.A.", sepia toned, 2.25" X 4", backstamped "Published by E.&H.T. Anthony, / 501 Broadway, / New York./ from / Photographic Negative / in / Brady's / National Portrait Gallery". Written on verso in unknown hand, "Given by Gen _____/ to J. T Williams. / at City Point, Va. / Oct 1864." Paper remnants affixed to a portion of verso, not obstructing the backstamp. CDV is lightly soiled with a very small tear along top edge and minor restoration mentioned only for accuracy. Overall, near fine condition. Earlier in 1864, President Abraham Lincoln promoted Grant to Lieutenant General in the regular army - a rank not awarded since George Washington. When Ulysses S. Grant began the siege operation against Petersburg he selected City Point, Virginia, for his headquarters. City Point, a small port town located at the confluence of the James and Appomattox Rivers (now named Hopewell), provided Grant with not only railroad and river acces

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        Souvenir historique de l'Ancienne République de Venise dédiée à Jules Favre. [ Histoire de Venise. ]

      S.l.n.d. 1864 - Illustrations de Giuseppe Gatteri, plat sup. orné de l'inscription Souvenir historique de l'Ancienne République de Venise dédiée (sic) à Jules Favre, 1 vol. in-folio oblong relié plein chagrin vert, dos lisse, plats ornés, toutes tranches dorées, chassés ornées, s.l.n.d. (circa 1864), frontispice gravée, 30 ff. n. p. alternant avec 30 planches au trait gravées sur cuivre Exceptionnel exemplaire en version française et partielle, dédicacé à Jules Favre par Ange Toffoli, ancien membre de l'éphémère République de Venise : "A Monsieur Jules Favre, membre du Corps Législatif, Avocat, etc., Hommage d'estime, et de vénération, par Ange Toffoli, ancien Ministre de la Rép. de Venise, Paris, février 1864". Il s'agit ici d'un exemplaire sans doute unique de la traduction française du début de la fameuse "Storia veneta espressa in 150 tavole" de Francesco Zanotto, illustrée par Giuseppe Gatteri : il semblerait que, vers la fin des années 1850, l'éditeur Benjamin Duprat ait annoncé, sous le titre "Histoire de Venise en 150 planches composées et dessinées par Mr Joseph Gatteri.", une traduction jamais publiée. Le présent exemplaire, partiellement et bien maladroitement traduit, paraît le rescapé de cette tentative avortée. Membre de la République de Saint Marc, crée à Venise suite à l'insurrection de la ville contre le gouvernement autrichien le 17 mars 1848, Angelo Toffoli fut Ministre sans portefeuille dans la gouvernement présidé par Daniel Manin. Tailleur de profession, cet autodidacte eut un rôle important lors des séditions des diverses casernes vénitiennes. Le témoignage d'admiration qu'il rend ici à Jules Favre s'explique largement par le soutien apporté à tous les mouvements nationaux et républicains italiens par le chef des républicains français. Langue: Français [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        St. Leger. Passing the Judges' Stand] Doncaster Races. To the Noblemen and Gentlemen of the Turf and the Subscribers to the Great St. Leger Stakes, this print representing the Horses passing the Judges Stand, is most respectfully dedicated by their Obedient and most obliged Servants, S. and J. Fuller

      S. & J. Fuller, London 1864 - A fine image of the horses passing the judges' stand, heading toward the finish "Passing the Judges' Stand" is a pair with "The Horses Starting for the Great St. Leger." (#18678) The St Leger, known world wide as the oldest classic turf race, was first entitled 'A sweepstake of 25 guineas' and was not given its present name until 3 years later. It was first run on 25 September 1776, as a sweepstake of 2 miles on Cantley Common in Doncaster. (Colts to carry 8 stone and fillies 7 stone 12 pounds). The first race was won by Allabaculia, a brown filly, owned by the Marquess of Rockingham. The second horse past the post was owned by a military gentleman, Lt Colonel Anthony St Leger, of Park Hill estate, near Firbeck, 9 miles from Doncaster. There is some controversy over the naming of the St Leger, some claim it occurred over a meal at The Red Lion in the Market place, others claim it was at the Salutation on South Parade, others at Warmsworth Hall or at Wentworth Woodhouse, the seat of the Marquess of Rotherham. When it was suggested that it should be called the Rockingham Stakes, the Marquess is said to have replied, ' No it was my friend St Leger who suggested the thing to me - call it after him.' The first official St Leger, was won by Hollandaise ridden by George Herring and owned by Sir Thomas Gascoigne. James Pollard was the youngest son of the London engraver and print-seller Robert Pollard. He began work at the age of fifteen as a painter but quickly turned to engraving as well. In the 1820s his coaching scenes became both fashionable and lucrative. "A stream of coaching paintings followed, many of which he engraved himself. From 1821 he exhibited a small number of pictures at the Royal Academy and the British Institution which brought him more patrons. Between 1830 and 1840, Pollard also painted a number of racing pictures and some of the earliest scenes of steeplechasing on purpose-made courses, many recording the prowess of the few professional and more amateur riders of the day. [In all his work Pollard took great pains over accuracy, this is particularly true of his large scale works and] it is Pollard's large racing scenes which really take off and into which one can gaze and discover a microcosm of the turf" (Charles Lane British Racing Prints p.146) Lane British Racing Prints p.149; Selway James Pollard p.45; Siltzer p.221. Aquatint, printed in colours and finished by hand, by R.W. Smart and C. Hunt.

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        Eaux Fortes Modernes. Publiees Par La Societe Des Aqua-Fortistes" Vol. 2 (Portfolio of 27 etchings by: Jules Laurents: 2 etchings / Feyen-Perrin/Jules Jacquemart/ Martial / H. Valentin/ L. Jacque/Jules Michelin/A. Queyroy/ Bachiloff/Un Anonyme/ De Dananche & more

      Cadart & Luquet, Paris. 1862-1864 - This portfolio has 26 matted etchings plus titled "Frontispiece" from the book "Eaux Fortes Modernes" published by Cadart & Luquest 1862-1864; the etchings are from only volume 2 with plates #61-120 (some plates are missing in this portfolio); they where issued over a five year period & 60 etchings issued each year; French text on frontispiece reads: "EAUX- FORTES-MODERNES - PUBLIEES- PAR-LA SOCIETE DES AQUA-FORTISTES - 2ND ANNEE - MDCCCLX1111" -A. CADART & LUQUET- Editeurs- Gerants De La Societe des Aqua-Fortisteszz"; Imp: printed by Auguste Delatre; at bottom right of each image is the text "Imp. Delatre, Rue St. Jacques, 303, Paris"; the portfolio was in the Canton Art Institute's Collection (1001 Market Avenue, North / Canton, Ohio 44702) & they put their small invisible imprint embossed at very bottom of some the sheets; all etchings are titled & labeled on back of mats & with a label notice saying "Donor: John Hemming Fry Collection"; on back of mats is stamped "Photo 7-24-70" & "Inventory Jul 22 1982"; each etching at bottom is titled, with artist name, publisher, & numbered at very top edges; paper size: 20-1/2 x 13-1/4in., image sizes vary but most are approx: 12-1/2 x 9-3/4in.; all are matted in the same size thick white acid-free mats: size: 24 x 20in; each etching is attached to the mat at tops with Archival white acid-free tape; CONTRIBUTING ARTISTS: "Frontispiece. Societe des Aqua-Fortistes": by Jules Laurents, No.1) Feyen-Perrin, plate #62: "La Barque de Caron" (Salon de 1857) (signed in the plate on boat); No.2) Jules Jacquemart, plate #64 "Untitled"; No.3) T. Martial, plate #66: "Le Canal St. Martin"; No.4) H. Valentin. plate #70: "Un Ouvrier Sevres"(signed in plate); No.5) L. Jacque, plate #72 :"Le Moulin de la Galette"(not signed in plate); No.6) Jules Michelin, plate #73 :"Pres Pont de Crosne" ( signed in the plate); No.7) A. Queyroy, plate #74: "Rue des Arenes" (signed in the plate); No.8) Bachiloff, plate #77: "Un Paysan Russe" (signed & dated 1862 in the plate); No.9) Un Anonyme, plate #78: "En Euvergne" (foxing to prints margins, this particular mate has lots of marks on it); No.10) De Dananche, plate #80: "Sous Bois" (not signed in plate); No.11) Feyen-Perrin, plate #81: "Mort d'Armar" (signed in the plate, matting has large tape pull to front bottom left); No.12) T. Abraham, plate #86: "Environs de Chateau-Gontier" (signed in the plate); No.13 & 14) Villenvielle, plate #87: 2 plates: "En Picardie 11" & "En Picardie 1" (signed & dated 1850 in the plate); No.15) Gabriel, plate #92: "En Provence" (signed &date1864 in the plate); No.16) J. Laurens, plate #93: "Sommets d'Auvergne" (signed in the plate); No.17) A. De Boret, plate # 95: "Camp de Chalons" (not signed in plate, foxing & a few tiny scratches in margin); No.18) T. Ribot, plate #99: "M.A. Cadart" (signed in the plate); No.19) A. Appian, plate #100: "Souvenirs" (not signed in the plate); No.20) F. Chaigneau, plate #104: "Femme Gardant des Moutons" (plate in signed); No.21) Bracquemond, plate #106: "Sarcelles" (signed in the plate); No.22) Maxime Lalane, plate #109: "A. Neuilly" (not signed in the plate& it appears to have a tiny spot in the image); No.23) Carolus, plate #111: "Site en Norwege" (not signed in the plate); No.24) Noterman, plate #113: "Le Singe Savetier" (signed in the plate); No.25) E. Penavulle, plate #115: "Un Bal Public" (signed with initials in plate); No.26) Zaleski, plate #119: "Partie du Colysee a Rome" (signed & dated "1864 Roma" in plate); CONDITIONS: some of the etchings have some small tears to the edges; all etchings have foxing to some degree & a few have some browning to margins; there are pulls, rubbing, marks to some of the mats & some are detached; but overall etchings in GOOD COND. ALL etchings pixs are available upon request. Etchings are wrapped in 2 different boxes & each weighing 22pds. & Extra postage necessary. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Complete Works, The

      New York: G.P. Putnam, 1864. - The People's EditionIRVING, Washington. The Complete Works. [People's Edition]. New York: G.P. Putnam, 1864. Twenty-six small octavo volumes (6 5/16 x 4 inches; 160 x 102 mm). Engraved frontispieces, head-and-tailpieces. Bound ca. 1880 in three-quarter plum calf over marbled boards ruled in blind. Smooth spines with two slightly raised bands, elaborately lettered and decorated in gilt. Marbled edges and endpapers. Spines uniformly and attractively sunned. A fine set.Washington Irving (1783-1859), American author, wit, and man of society. His highly successful burlesque, A History of New York from the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty (1809), supposedly by Diedrich Knickerbocker, has been called "the first great book of comic literature written by an American" (The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature). His best-known book, The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. (1820), contains sketches of English life, essays on American subjects, and American adaptations of German folk-tales (including "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"). It was followed by other popular works, including Bracebridge Hall (1822). Joseph Jefferson (1829-1905) was the American actor who became identified with Rip Van Winkle.

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        Petersburg and Warsaw: Scenes Witnessed during a Residence in Poland and Russia in 1863-4.

      London: Richard Bentley, 1864 - First edition. 8vo. pp. viiii, 248; real photograph as frontispiece showing "The Grand Duchess Constantine"; light stains to fore-edge of frontis., else very good in the original green cloth, gilt, which is rubbed but otherwise sound. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Atlas Showing Battles, Engagements, and Important Localities Connected with the Campaigns in Virginia

      Gustavus Belcher, Philadelphia 1864 - Original brown pebbled cloth with gilt title to the front cover. Wear to the head and the tail of the spine and the corners. Corners are bumped. Moderate browning to the pastedowns and endpapers. Previous owner's signature to the FFEP. Test block is tight with very mild age toning to the pages. 16 B & W full page maps depicting battles and prominent geographic locations. There is a section called "Remarks" which describes each map. Pages are not numbered. A VERY RARE Civil War atlas. REFERENCE CIVIL WAR MAPS 485. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Reise der österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859, unter den Befehlen des Commodore B. v. Wüllerstorf-Urbair - 3 Bände. In Band eins - Beilage physikalische und geognostische Weinnerungen von Alexander v. Humboldt,

      Wien: Verlag von Carl Gerold's Sohn, 1864 - 1866.. 2. Auflage VIII, 352, 30, VI, 448, VI, 442, 6 Seiten Gr. 8°, Leinen. Goldprägung, Abbildungen ( Holzschnitte), Karten, durchgehend etwas stockfleckig, sonst alle drei Bände guter Zustand

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        THE LAW OF GOD

      Presbyterian Board of Publication, Phil 1864 - TITLE: THE LAW OF GOD AS CONTAINED IN TEN COMMANDMENTS 1864 AUTHOR: WILLIAM S. PLUMER, D.D. LL.D., PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: Presbyterian Board of Publication, Phil 1864 EDITION: First Edition CATEGORY: Religion BINDING/COVER: Hardback without dust jacket ---NOT SIGNED--- CONDITION: (All defects if any are formulated into pricing by ViewFair Books books. If we miss any defects are highlights on any book, our policy is to make immediate amends to any customer): Ex-library copy with just a few markings present. There is a 'Rare Collection' stamped on the title page. There is a presentation written in ink from 1959 with the name being scratched out. Book is without any other marks or writings other than those of the library, pages are clean, book is tight and sturdy. SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 644 pages BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition. Presbyterian Board of Publication, Phil 1864. Good(minus)/None dust jacket condition. THE LAW OF GOD AS CONTAINED IN THE TEN COMMANDMENTS. THERE ARE NO COPIES OF THIS BOOK FROM 1864 FOUND FOR SALE ON THE INTERNET, THERE ARE ONLY PRESENT DAY 2000 COPIES FOUND FOR SALE!!! REALLY RARE COPY AND THUS THE PRICE!!!! InvCode zt67 ViewFair Books : [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Zulu-land or Life Amongst the Zulu-Kafirs of Natal and Zulu-land, South Africa

      Presbyterian Publication Committee, Philadelphia 1864 - Has been nicely re-bound at some time. Princeton University Library plate pasted to fep. Spine titling with giraffe vignette clear. Some 'pull-away' patches at giraffe's legs. University library blind stamped at title page. rubber stamp number to foot of contents page. Library ticket pocket to back pastedown. Princeton University Library stamped to paperblock top outer edge. 351 pp, with foldout map and illustrations. Occasional light foxing on some pages throughout. (AD-NEYY-A-HIW). MAY INCUR EXTRA COSTS FOR HIGH VALUE. Octavo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Our Mutual Friend. First Edition In Original Monthly Parts.

      Chapman & Hall,, London: 1864 - 1st edition, in the original monthly parts, dated May 1864 - November 1865. 8vo, twenty numbers bound in nineteen. At the end of Part 19/20 is inserted 8pp for "Volume I", the half-title, title page, contents page and illustrations page. Bound in original green decorated wrappers, price 1s. Most issues in very good condition, although the 1st and last are slt. chipped & a little dusty, with some archival repair. A very good unrestored copy overall. Forty woodcut plates by Marcus Stone. Hatton and Cleaver, 345-70. Smith I, 15. Missing many advertisements, with some advertisements inserted upside down, as follows: Part 1; repaired with front wrapper from Part 14, 15, 16, or 17, evidenced by:a) erasure of a digit at top of wrapper next to "Part 1", b) the date on the wrapper having been skillfully altered to "May 1864", c) the advertisements inside the front wrapper being from Parts 14, 15, 16, or 17, not Part 1, d) the bottom of the front wrapper contains the imprint of "W. Clowes and Sons" which was not present on Part 1 of OMF but is present on all other parts. - 2 copies of the back advertisement for Thorleys are present, - back advertisement for "Fry's Cocoa" is one of the variants. Part 3; - back advertisement for "The Directors of the North British & Mercantile Company" is not on light-green paper per H&C. Part 4; - missing back advertisement for "Tender Feet Angus Sleigh's Salveo Pedes", - missing back advertisement for "The Queen insurance Company". Part 6; - contains 2 sets of the back advertisements for "Albert insurance Company" and "Mutual Life Insurance". Part 7; - missing back advertisement for "Kaye's Worsdell's.Pills", - missing back advertisement for "Thomson's Prize Medal Skirts", - missing back advertisement for "Thorley's Farmer's Almanack". Part 8; - missing slip that follows OMF Advertiser for "New Christmas Number of All the Year Round". Part 9; - missing back advertisement for "Mr. S. O. Beeton's Announcements". Part 12; - missing slip that follows OMF Advertiser for "Number 313 of All the Year Round", - missing slip that follows plates for "People's Pickwick". Part 14; - missing advertisement after plates for "Economic Life Assurance" - "particularly scarce" according to H&C. Part 16; - missing back advertisement for "Mappin Webb & Co.". Part 17; - missing back advertisement for "Mappin Webb & Co.". Parts 19 & 20; - missing advertisement after plates for "Economic Life Assurance", - missing back slip for "Foreign bank Notes (Nissen & Parker)" - "often found wanting" according to H&C. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        TREVISO E SUA PROVINCIA. Illustrazione di segretario relatore per le scienze dell'Ateneo di Treviso. Seconda edizione rifusa ed ampliata.

      Longo,, Treviso, 1864 - gr. vol. in-4 picc., pp. 304, rileg. mod. m. tela con cop. orig. applicata al piatto ant. Con 14 belle vedute litogr. su dis. di G. Ferretto, Longo, e altri. Le vedute raffigurano Treviso (5), Conegliano, Castelfranco, Vigodarzere, Motta, Ceneda, Asolo, Oderzo, Montebelluna, Serravalle. Inoltre vi sono 2 carte topogr. del territorio di Treviso (ove sono raffigurate anche le monete di Treviso, recto e verso) e 2 piante della città di Treviso, tutte ripiegate. Rara opera nella seconda edizione, la più ricercata: la prima volta il testo apparve nella Grande Illustrazione del Cantù, ma senza tavv. Lozzi 5631 cita solo le 14 vedute. Ottimo esempl. in parte a fogli chiusi e in barbe. [103]

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        The Judges of England; with Sketches of Their Lives, Miscellaneous.

      1864 - Handsome Copy of Foss's Important Judges of England Foss, Edward [1787-1870]. The Judges of England; with Sketches of Their Lives, and Miscellaneous Notices Connected with the Courts of Westminster, from the Time of the Conquest. London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1848-1864. Nine volumes. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary three quarter morocco over marbled boards, raised bands, gilt ornaments to spines, marbled edges and endpapers. Minor rubbing to spine ends and corners, light fading to spines. Small scuff to front board of Volume I, tiny stain to spine of Volume VI, partial split near center of text bock of Volume VIII. Interiors clean and bright. A handsome set. * Authoritative biographies of 1,589 chancellors, masters of the rolls, and judges of the courts are provided for each reign, from the time of the Norman Conquest through the reign of Queen Victoria, 1066-1864. Based on original sources, it is an important reference work for legal historians. Considered "the standard authority" in its field by J.C. Robertson in the (cited in the Dictionary of National Biography), it is frequently cited by Holdsworth in A History of English Law. "A" rated in the American Association of Law Schools, Law Books Recommended for Librarians. Catalogue of the Library of the Harvard Law School (1909) I:715. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 1:127. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Recognition of Promotion to Medical Director of Hindman's Corps in the Army of Tennessee

      [Dalton, Ga.] 1864 - Endorsement Signed. [Dalton, Ga.], February 8, 1864, on John H. Erskine, Autograph Letter Signed, to Confederate Surgeon General S.P. Moore, Dalton, Ga., February 8, 1864. 2 pp., 8 x 10 in. Surgeon J.H. Erskine obtains the endorsement of corps commander Thomas Hindman for his promotion to corps medical director. "[Hindman:] As the question has been raised, I now respectfully request that this faithful, energetic and intelligent officer may be regularly appointed Medical Director of this Corps by the War Department." Complete Transcript[in Erskine's hand:] Med. Hd Qts Hindmans Corps Dalton Geo. Feb 3d 64Sir Yours of the 26" ult; calling my attention to Par II Med Regulations, and requiring me to state, why I subscribed myself Med Director of Hindmans Corps has just been received. In reply to which I have the honor to state, that I was assigned as Actg Med Director of this Corps July 18" / 63 in which capacity I served until Oct 6" / 63 when I received the following order"Copy" Hd Qrs Army of Tenn Missionary Ridge Oct 6" / 63Special OrdersNo 207 V Surg J.H. Erskine is hereby assigned to duty as Med Director of Lieut Gen Hill's Corps By command of Gen Bragg by Geo Wm Brent / A.A. GenThrough Surg E.A. FlewellenMed Director Army of Tenn [2]I will here beg leave to state, that a communication was forwarded after the battle of Chicamauga by Gen D.H. Hill. (he then commanding the Corps asking that I be appointed Med Director of said Corps, I supposed that it had been forwarded you, and you notified, of the assignment. I have been reported in the Monthly Return of Medical Officers (since Oct last) as Med Dir, and have been so regarded by the Med Director of the Army, as all communications sent me by him, have been addressed J.H. Erskine. Med Dir. Hindmans Corps. Hoping this will explain why I subscribed myself Med Dir: and that it will prove satisfactory to you I am Very Resptly Your Obt Servt J.H. Erskine Surg P.A.C.S.To S.P. MooreSurg Genl C.S.A.Richmond Va [3][Endorsement:] Hd Qrs Hindman's Corps, Febry. 8, 1864.Resp'y forwarded. -In October last Lt. Genl. Hill wrote a letter asking that Surg. J. H. Erskine might be assigned to duty as Medical Director of this Corps by the proper authority. Soon after Special Order No 257, Par I, from Hd Qrs of the Army, was recived. It was a fair presumption that the War Department had authorized the Commander of this Army to make such assignments; and in my opinion Surg. Erskine was not called upon to look behind this action. As the question has been raised, I now respectfully request that this faithful, energetic and intelligent officer may be regularly appointed Medical Director of this Corps by the War Department. T.C. Hindman. / Maj. Gen Com'g.Historical Background Major General Hindman reverted to division command just a few weeks after this, with John Bell Hood assuming command of the corps. Hood retained Erskine as corps medical director.According to Deering Roberts, "Assignments to the position of chief surgeon of division were sometimes made in accordance with seniority of rank of the senior surgeons of brigades, in other instances on application of the general commanding the division. His duties, in addition to approving reports coining from the senior surgeons of brigades, were to advise with the division commander in all matters pertaining to the medical care and hygiene of his command, and to have personal care of the attaches of the division staff and headquarters, and to advise and consult with his medical subordinates. To each corps was assigned a medical director, a commissioned surgeon, his permanent assignment being made on personal application of the lieutenant-general commanding the corps; temporarily and when emergency demanded, his duties, which were similar to those of the chief surgeon of division as pertaining to the corps, devolved upon the chief surgeon of division whose commission bore priority of date."Thomas Hindman (1828-1868) w. (See website for full description)

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        Panorama of the Seat of War. Birds Eye View of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia

      Charles Magnus, New York 1864 - Third state of this fascinating quasi-aerial view of the northernmost part of the east coast of the Confederacy, and the southernmost areas of the Union, including Washington: this third issue, printed after the smoke that was added to Manassas for the second issue had been removed again, has "many towns and battlefields . added, especially around Richmond, Petersburg, and Fredericksburg" (Rumsey). It was published by Charles Magnus of New York. 'At the outset of the Civil War, John Bachmann, of New York City, one of the finest American artists and lithographers specializing in bird's-eye views, began producing a series of panoramas of likely theaters of War' (Stephenson & McKee Virginia in Maps p.239). This view, taken from the apparent vantage point some miles up in the outer atmosphere, was designed to serve as an individual stand-alone image (as here), but also to join with two other views by Bachmann which together form one continuous panorama of the east coast of the Confederacy. In all, Bachmann published six views covering the whole 'Seat of the War'. The present image covers an area which includes the locations of a number of well-known Civil War actions: Harper's Ferry, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Spotsylvania, Manassas, Petersburg and Appomattox River, Richmond and environs. John Bachmann was one of America's leading viewmakers, having been responsible for some of the finest New York City views. This innovative cross between view and map appears to have been his own invention, and it gives an intriguing and different perspective on the conflict. The first state of this view was published by Bachmann in 1861, the second state was published with smoke billowing up from Manassas in reference to the Battle of Bull Run; the present third edition was published by Charles Magnus in 1864, the battlefield smoke having been removed. Cf. Stephenson Civil War Maps (1989) 2 & 3 (1st and 2nd states); cf. Stephenson & McKee Virginia in Maps p.239 (2nd state); Rumsey 2817 ; cf. Reps p.160 ('No finer artist of city views worked in America than John Bachmann"). Chromolithograph, by Bachmann. Small expert repairs to tears.

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      A L'ENSEIGNE DES SEPT PECHES CAPITAUX [Poulet-Malassis], ROME 1864 - Rare exemplaire sur vergé de Hollande (seul tirage de luxe avec quelques Chine) Tome 1 : 1 frontispice de Felicien rops, 239p + 2 pages d'errata, 4 facsimilés sur chine dont la planche de musique (p136) Tome 2 : 2 frontispices pleine page noir te bistre de Félicien Rops, 250 pages + 1 d'errata, 4 facsimilés su chine. 2 volumes bien complets sous réserve pour un facsimilé. en effet, il est parfois donné 8 facsimilés dont la planche de musique ou 8 + la planche de musique. Planche de musique qui est souvent manquante, car arrachée du volume pour être jouée. Demi reliure chagrin rouge en très très bon état. Petits fers dorés sur les dos (diable ailé emportant une nymphe). Tranches sup. dorées. Edition originale de ces recueils de poésies libres compilés par Poulet-Malassis pendant son séjour en Belgique. On y trouve la fine fleur de la littérature romantique, avec des textes de Béranger, Emile Deschamps, Auguste Barbier, Gustave Nadaud, Méry, Barthélémy, Gozlan, Victor Hugo, Alfred de Musset, Charles Baudelaire, Charles Monselet, Auguste Vacquerie, Théodore de Banville, Stéphane Mallarmé, etc. On joint à ces 2 volmes, la suite dans une reliure non uniforme : Le nouveau Parnasse satyrique du dix-neuvième siècle suivi d'un appendice au parnasse satyrique - ELEUTHEROPOLIS - AUX DEVANTURES DES LIBRAIRES - Ailleurs - 1866 Edition originale. Un frontispice de Féliciens rops, le même ajouté en tome 2 de la première série.273 pages. Pour l'ensemble des volumes : Minimes rousseurs et quelques annotations au crayon. Cet ensemble, bien relié et en très bon état est assez rare et reste, de loin, comme le monument érotique de Poulet-Malasis. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Physiologie du goût

      Paris, Furne et Cie 1864 - Grand in-8°, demi-chagrin rouge, dos lisse orné de fers et de filets dorés, double filet d'encadrement, tête dorée, 459 pp Nouvelle édition illustrée par BERTALL qui avait déjà illustré l'édition publiée par Gabriel de Gonet en 1848 Vicaire 119 Nombreuses illustrations in texte EN PREMIER TIRAGE; 1 frontispice et 6 gravures hors texte serpentées, reprises de l'édition de 1848. Pâles rousseurs sur les tranches, sinon TRES BEL EXEMPLAIRE

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        Explorations in South-West Africa being an Account of a Journey in the Years 1861 and 1862 from Walvisch Bay, on the Western Coast, to Lake Ngami and the Victoria Falls

      Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts & Green 1864 - original maroon quarter leather boards. 5 raised bands on the spine with gold gilt. the date (1864) is on the base of the spine. the boards are rubbed and there are age related marks. there is a scar where a book plate has been removed under the front board. marbled end inscriptions. the book is complete with maps, colour frontispiece and all plates as called for. all pages are present. pages are numbered to 457 and then the numbering reverts back to 390 and continues to 535. this is how the book was issued. there are small age related marks but the overall condition of this rare book is very good indeed (for it's age). the binding is excellent. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Complete Works: Ferdinand and Isabella, the Catholic (3 vols); Philip the Second, King of Spain (3 vols); The Emperor Charles the Fifth (by William Robertson -- 3 vols); The Conquest of Mexico (3 vols); Miscellanies

      J. B. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphia 1864 - 13 vols. Leather spine with leather corners. Five raised bands. Gilt lettering and gilt elements to spine. Decorative paper boards with matching endpapers and edges. Occasional light shelfwear to boards. Ocassional light scuffing to leather. Very minimal loss of gilt to two or three spines. Some corners lightly blunted, lightly bumped, in some cases rubbed to boards. Some tiny chips to crown of spine of vol 2 of Ferdinand and Isabella. Text clean and bright. Overall, a beautiful set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Tempus Libri. New;. Hardcover. <p>Manuscript marked in the Prague City Archives signature 1864 and otherwise also known as Book of municipal law, municipal law and other rights are in fact very extensive manual medieval law used in the Czech Republic on the eve of the Hussite Wars.  Thematically, this book can be classified as literature Law - on its 268 numbered sheets represents the most comprehensive collection of legal texts in Old Czech-Hussite period.  It contains a wide variety of different orders, regulations and legal statements not only native Czech, but also abroad. </p><p>The introductory part of the book is devoted to the Earth - Rights of the earth&#39;s Andrew Dubé, Rosenberg Book, both versions of a number of rights of the earth.  The following rights Manx, Czech translation of the Swabian mirror.  The largest part of the text is devoted to issues of municipal law.  Contains Jihlavská rights, Brno rights, including the findings of the local city council, Brikcí of Licska, Czech version of the Swabian mirror.  In addition, inventories, taxes, fees and fines levied by the king and his officials. Likewise, there are attached copies of important documents and royal decrees - such as Jewish privileges, Vineyard series etc. </p><p>The manuscript was probably between the years 1413-1419 at the request of the city council of the Old Town of Prague and its ownership apparently remained for centuries to the present day.  Due to frequent notes on the margin of the text it is clear that the book was often used in the following period and became an essential tool in resolving disputes. </p><p>The circumstances of the manuscript are not known, but you can imagine.  In the Middle Ages in Czech towns raised two legal systems - so-called Magdeburg and Nuremberg laws and the city in the Czech Republic may at any time revoke the right to Nuremberg or Magdeburg.  King Wenceslas IV.  the disabled and the highest instance of Magdeburg law established Litomerice and the Nuremberg Old Town.  In response to this change was apparently even this manuscript as a guide when used by secular laws. </p><p>At that time it is very unique.  No similar books from the turn of the 14th and 15 century preserved in Bohemia and Moravia and contain a patchwork of different legal texts. Conversely compilation of similar content in the Czech cities appear until after the Hussite wars, mostly in the second half of the 15th century.  This manuscript Prague ahead of its time by at least twenty to thirty years!  Our company Tempus Libri publishes a facsimile of the illuminated manuscript in an edition of 199 copies for the world. </p> .

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        Histoire pittoresque de l'architecture en Russie suivie d'un aperçu sur le climat, les moeurs et le développement de la civilisation dans ce pays.

      St. Petersburg / Moskau / Paris, Dufour / Gautier / Mellier, 1864. - (6), 127, (1) SS. Mit 55 lithogr. Tafeln (dav. 36 mit Tonplatte; 2 altkol.) und einer altkol. lith. Karte von Westrussland (num. 1-53). Marmorierter Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückentitel. Lesebändchen. Gr.-8vo. Einzige Ausgabe dieser ansprechend illustrierten russischen Architekturgeschichte. Unter den hübschen lithographischen Illustrationen Umrisszeichnungen der Kirchenfassaden von St. Sophia und St. Michael in Kiew, des Klosters Kiewopetschersk, von Hl. Johannes und der Himmelfahrtskathedrale in Moskau, von den Zarengemächern im Kreml usw. Die Darstellung der Basiliuskathedrale in Moskau hübsch in rot, grün und gelb ankoloriert; weitere Darstellungen mit sämischfarbener Tonplatte (die Lichter weiß ausgespart) zeigen weitere Kirchen, Türme der Festung Nowgorod, weißrussische Bauernhäuser (mit Außen- und Innenansichten), verschiedene steinerne Moskaubrücken etc. - Der russische Kanalbauingenieur Valer&#146;jan Aleksandrovich Kiprijanov (Kiprianoff, 1818-89) machte sich auch als Fachautor für Paläontologie verdient. - Einband stellenweise minimal berieben; innen sauber und nur gelegentlich unbedeutend stockfleckig. Alter Bibliotheksstempel am hinteren Innendeckel. OCLC 62622270. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Complete Angler [and] The Lives of Dr. John Donne; Sir Henry Wotton; Mr. Richard Hooker; Mr. George Herbert; and Dr. Robert Sanderson

      London: Bell and Daldy. Fine. 1864. Morocco. An Fine two-volume set of Bell and Daldy Edition, printed at the Chiswick Press. Engraved frontispiece in each volume; the frontispiece in Angler is &#39;Landing the Trout&#39; by Willmore after Absalon; text of Angler contains thirteen woodcuts of fish. Later red morocco with five raised bands on spine; all edges gilt. Complete Angler as per Coigney 83. [vii], viii, [ix], x-xiii, [xiv-xv], xvi, [1]-304 pages; [vii], viii, [ix], x-xii, [xiii-xiv], [1]-403, [404] pages; Izaak Walton&#39;s famous Discourse of Fish and Fishing for the perusal of Anglers was originally published in 1653. The Complete Angleris a reissue of the Bell-Daldy and Low edition of 1863 on slightly larger paper, one of the "Elzevir" series. The Lives of Dr. John Donne; Sir Henry Wotton; Mr. Richard Hooker; Mr. George Herbert; and Dr. Robert Sanderson was issued as a companion volume to the Bell-Daldy and Low 1863 edition of the Angler; Vol. 1/2/2014 .

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        Early English Alliterative Poems, in the West-Midland Dialect of the Fourteenth Century

      Published for the Early English Text Society by Trubner & Co, London 1864 - Original publisher's blue printed wrappers (a bit toned), collating: 4, xxxix, [1], 216, complete. Spine repaired, some chips missing but no new paper added, and original title and publisher text intact. Otherwise an attractive survivor of this fragile and important book. First complete publication of "Pearl," "Cleanness," and "Patience" by the same anonymous author as "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight." The presence of the works in M.S. Cott. Nero A.x was first acknowledged by Richard Price, editor of the second edition of Warton's "History of English Poetry," but only a few lines were translated and published. These three alliterative poems, and particularly "Pearl," possess a purity, tragedy and lyrical beauty equal to any other surviving pieces from the period (all alliteration aside). "[T]he unknown author is the one genius of the age whose poetry of itself has power to interest us, and who stands between Cynewulf and Chaucer as a worthy follower of the one and forerunner of the other." (Long, "English Literature"). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        o. T. [Gebirgsbach]. Oel auf Leinwand.

      1864 1864 - 76 x 103 cm, Tadellos, gerahmt Unten rechts monogrammiert T S 64. Traugott Schieß (1834 St. Gallen - 1869 München). Landschaftsmaler. Gebirgsveduten und Ideallandschaften. Tätig in München und in der SchweizTraugott Schiess wurde als Sohn des Pfarrers Johann Heinrich Schiess in St. Gallen geboren. Er verbrachte seine Kindheit und Jugend zum grössten Teil in Grabs in einem vom väterlichen Pietismus geprägten Umfeld. Nach Abschluss des Schulbesuchs liess er sich in St. Gallen zum Lithografen ausbilden. 1851 folgte er seinem Bruder Heinrich, dem späteren Professor für Augenheilkunde, nach Basel und wurde Schüler des Landschaftsmalers und Aquarellisten Friedrich Horner. 1854 übersiedelte Schiess nach München, wo ihn Johann Gottfried Steffan als Schüler in sein Atelier aufnahm. Daneben besuchte er Abendkurse an der Akademie und übte sich bei Friedrich Voltz in der Tiermalerei.Ab 1855 unternahmen Schiess und Steffan mit Freunden Studienreisen in die bayrischen Alpen und in die Schweiz. 1857 und in den folgenden Jahren verbrachten die beiden den Sommer gemeinsam mit andern Malern auf der Richisau im Klöntal. Dort lernte Schiess Rudolf Koller kennen, der zu seinem Vorbild wurde und bei dem er in der Folge zweimal für kurze Zeit seine Studien in der Tiermalerei fortsetzte. 1858?59 teilte er in München die Wohnung mit Jost Schiffmann, danach mit Theodor Schütz. In diese Zeit fallen Begegnungen mit Franz von Lenbach und Arnold Böcklin, der in Steffans Atelier arbeitete. 1862 heiratete er Emilie Steffan, die älteste Tochter seines Lehrers. Schon immer kränklich, verschlechterte sich sein Gesundheitszustand 1868 merklich. Ein Jahr später starb er an einer Lungenentzündung, von der er sich in Davos vergeblich Heilung erhofft hatte.Obwohl die Schaffenszeit von Traugott Schiess nur gerade gut 15 Jahre umfasst, lässt sich sein Werk in verschiedene Phasen einteilen. Das Frühwerk besteht aus kleinmeisterlichen Aquarellen biedermeierlicher Prägung, grossenteils Kopien nach deutschen Romantikern, die den Einfluss von Horner verraten. In München wandte sich Schiess der Ölmalerei zu, wobei seine ersten Werke Kopien nach Steffan und Voltz sind. Innerhalb von drei Jahren übernahm Schiess die Technik und die Naturauffassung von Steffan vollständig, so dass es schwierig ist, unsignierte Werke der späten fünfziger Jahre dem einen oder andern zuzuschreiben. In diese Zeit fallen vor allem kleinere Gebirgsansichten, die von einer sicheren Pinselführung und einem feinen Farbsinn zeugen. Obwohl er sich bei Koller in den folgenden Jahren intensiv dem Studium der Tiere widmete, dienten ihm diese jedoch selten als eigentliches Sujet, sondern vielmehr als Staffage für seine Landschaften. Kollers Einfluss macht sich auch in der Abwendung von Steffans disziplinierter Pinselführung und in der Hinwendung zu einem freieren Duktus bemerkbar. Hauptmotive der Zeit um 1860 sind Bergbäche, Wasserfälle, kleine Ausschnitte aus Gebirgslandschaften und Detailstudien, die sich durch eine grosse Naturtreue in der Farbwahl auszeichnen.Etwa ab 1863 begann Schiess ein Schwergewicht auf Ideallandschaften mit dramatischer Wolkenstimmung zu legen. Farblich und technisch orientierte er sich an den Malern von Barbizon. Unklar ist, ob die Schwere dieser Stimmungsbilder auf Böcklins Einfluss zurückgeht. Neben bekannten Malern wie Eduard Schleich dem Älteren kann Schiess sowohl zu den ersten Rezipienten des Paysage intime in München und der Deutschschweiz als auch zu den Vorläufern des typischen Münchner Naturlyrismus der Jahrhundertwende gerechnet werden. Die zahlreichen in Deutschland und der Schweiz, nach England und Amerika verkauften Bilder zeugen von seiner Beliebtheit, und die Präsenz seiner Werke an der Berliner Jahrhundertausstellung von 1906 zeigt, dass man ihm damals einen gewissen Stellenwert innerhalb der deutschen Kunstgeschichte zubilligte.Werke: Öffentliche Kunstsammlung Basel; Kunstmuseum St. Gallen; Schweinfurt (D), Sammlung Georg Schäfer; Kunsthaus Zürich. (SIK - Markus

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        Runde Strasse in Peking

      Verlag von Georg Stilke, Berlin 1864 - A charming atmospheric street scene in Peking, from Hildebrandt's illustrated survey of his world travels "Reise um die Erde (Journey Around the Earth)." Born in Gdansk, Hildebrandt was a pupil of the marine painter Wilhelm Kreuse (1803-64) and also studied watercolour painting in the Paris studio of Eugène Isabey for six months. After returning to Berlin in 1843, he met Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1855), who introduced him to Frederik William IV. The latter commissioned him to paint Rio de Janeiro in 1844. On his return, he explored the rest of South America and visited Boston, Philadelphia, New York, Buffalo and Niagara Falls. Hildebrandt was evidently keen on travel, as he also made numerous journeys to many of the Mediterranean countries, Asia Minor, India, China, Japan and across the Pacific. During his voyages, he drew a number of open-air studies in watercolour, a large selection of which were published in 1871-74 by R. Wagner as a collection of chromolithographs entitled "Reise um die Erde." The illustrations were lithographed by R. Steinbock and accompanied by descriptive text by R. Weisse. The present image depicting a bustling thoroughfare in the cosmopolitan city of Peking is most likely from a sketch Hildebrandt executed during his tour of 1862 to 1864. Cf. Thieme/Becker, Allgemeines Lexicon der bilden Künstler , vol 17/18, p. 74-5. Colour-printed lithograph by R. Steinbock, after Hildebrandt, cut to the image edge and mounted on card as issued. Very good condition apart from some light soiling and minor foxing in the margins.

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        Autograph letter signed ("CVogt").

      Paris, 11. IV. 1864. - 8vo. ¾ p. on bifolium. To a clicherie, stating that London and Paris are bemoaning the slowness with which the clichés are made. - On headed paper Hôtel d'Espagne & De Hongrie; fol. 2 (blank) with small tear at upper margin and small traces of mounting on reverse.

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        L architecture privée au XIX ME siècle sous Napoléon III. Nouvelles maisons de Paris et des environs. (2 volúmenes -en 3 tomos: Hotels Privés, Maisons a Loyer y Villas Suburbaines-)

      Morel et CIE, Libraires-Editeurs 1864 - L architecture privée au XIX ME siècle sous Napoléon III. Nouvelles maisons de Paris et des environs. (2 volúmenes -en 3 tomos: Hotels Privés, Maisons a Loyer y Villas Suburbaines-) (LIBRO EN FRANCES). Paris, Morel et CIE, Libraires-Éditeurs, 1864. Características: Pasta dura, lomo en piel y tapas en cartoné de estampado. Siglo XIX. El estado general es muy bueno, si bien existe un desgaste en la superficie de los tres libros y los lomos están fatigados pero son de una gran belleza, las láminas se encuentran casi intactas. Los lomos están estampados con letras, filetes y grecas dorados; los tejuelos están enmarcados y las costillas resaltadas. Llevan bellas guardas impresas en papel cuché. César Daly fue director y fundador de L Académie des Beaux-Arts de Stockholm, de L Institut Royal des Arquitectes Britanniques, de la Société des Beaux-Arts d Athènes, de L Académie Impériale de Sainr-Pétersbourg, de la Commission des Savants du Muséum Germanique, de la Société pour la Propagation de L Architecture D Amsterdam, de la Soriété de Géographie de Paris, etc. Recibió además una condecoración por sus publicaciones y exposiciones en París en 1855 y en 1862 en Londres. La obra está dedicada al barón Haussmann (Sénateur, préfet de la Seine Grand-Croix de L Ordre Impérial de la Légion D Honneur). Todas las láminas fueron impresas en la Imp. ie N. Rémond de la rue de la Rieille-Estrapade, 15, París. Para la elaboración de las láminas participaron un gran número de grabadores como Adolphe Mamgemt (que se ocupada de las portadillas), J. Perel, E. Pérot, Bordet, Obermayer&Bayrer, Chappuis, J. de Garron, Martel, Sulpis, J. Huguenet, Sauvageot, Boudrot, Lebel, Bonafour, Tomernier, Ribautl, etc., pero esto no contraria de ningún modo el estilo uniforme que se mantiene en cada lámina detallada de modo exquisito, usando los contrastes de las luces y las sombras, de una calidad de línea refinada y en papel de buen grosor. Todas las láminas están enmarcadas por márgenes de líneas curveadas pero elegantes; a la cabeza de la página se inscribe el título de la obra, el número, el número de volumen y el número de lámina; así como un bello dibujo que encuadra el nombre del autor. En la parte inferior de cada lámina se señala el nombre de la construcción que aparece en ésta y el nombre del grabador. Como pie de página lleva los datos de la impresión. Todo esto hace juego para resaltar los bellos detalles arquitectónicos de cada plano. Tomo 1º- Hotels Privés: Ligeras raspaduras en la piel del lomo en el área de los costados. Desgaste de los extremos de las tapas: el cartoné se ha dañado sobre todo en el extremo derecho de la portada, en la parte del canto lateral. En la contraportada el daño es menor, se reduce a la orilla de la tapa y a las esquinas. Hay manchas esporádicas por el paso del tiempo pero nada significativo. En la otra página de la portada interior lleva el monograma del impresor, después, viene la tabla de contenido. Este tomo contiene los planos de Hoteles Privados de 1ª (25 planos), 2ª (24 planos) y 3ª clase (2 planos). Después de la tabla viene la dedicatoria al barón de Haussmann firmada por el autor y más abajo la contestación del barón a Daly. Posteriormente, se presenta el texto que explica de qué van los tres tomos. Hay notas al pie para el texto así como ilustraciones de apoyo y tablas comparativas de costos. Las páginas llevan amplios márgenes, cornisa, folios en los extremos superiores y filetes. El texto está dispuesto en dos columnas con corondel. Luego del texto viene una explicación sobre la clasificación de las planchas y sus acotaciones y la distribución de la obra en los tomos que se refiere a los tres ejemplares. Finalmente, están las 51 láminas. Total pp.: 32 pp. más las láminas: 83 pp. Medidas: (45x33 cm). Peso: 2850g Tomo 2º- Maisons a Loyers: Ligera fatiga del extremo superior del lomo y ligeras raspaduras. El lomo está ligeramente despegado en el costado que da a la portada. LIBRO A LA MITAD DE SU PRECIO NORMAL [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Scraps of Nature.

      London: Art-Union of London 1864. With 34 etchings. Oblong-4to. Publisher's cloth, extremities slightly rubbed. Titlepage foxed and some minor foxing on plates.. Robert Brandard (1805-62), etcher and line engraver of small bookplates including landscapes and topographical views after his contemporaries. He was a pupil of E. Goodall. (Mackenzie. British Prints). The etchings in this collection depicts English rural life

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        Treasury Secretary Salmon Chase Insists on Proper Funding for Soldiers

      1864 - Autograph [draft] Letter Signed "S.P. Chase" as Secretary of the Treasury, to Sen. William P. Fessenden, no date [ca. January 1864], 7 3/4 x 9 3/4 in., 6 pp. Important letter to the chair of the Senate Finance Committee on how to pay for new conscripts and volunteers following Lincoln's call for an additional 300,000 troops. Chase's final version went to Fessenden on 11 January 1864. Fessenden's "infernal tax bill" was introduced in May. After more than 300 amendments, it passed in June only one vote shy of unanimity. Partial Transcript"Twenty one millions of dollars will probably be wanted for bounties to Veterans. The same likely to be required for recruits to fill up old regiments in the states; but if the number be assumed as equal to the number of veterans expected to reenlist, the amount required for the bounties will be 15.750.000. If one hundred thousand men are then obtained and the remainder of the three hundred thousand men called for be filled up by Volunteers for new organizations, the further sum of twelve millions will be needed. I must not omit, however, to observe that every addition to the appropriations demanded by existing estimates enhances the difficulty of obtaining the vast sums required to satisfy them. The first duty of the Republic to its soldiers & sailors is prompt payments & sure supplies. Payment cannot be brought or supplies be sure if appropriations exceed the probability of certain provision. If vigor & decision & earnestness in the work of suppressing the rebellion shall be attended by marked progress toward its consummation then large sums and the additional sums now required for bounties can, I think, be obtained at reasonable rates. But the whole of this additional sum.should be raised by taxation. No uncertainty can be safely allowed to attend to the question of prompt payment."Historical BackgroundCongress contemplated a plan for awarding re-enlisting veterans an extra $102 in addition to the $300 enlistment bounty. Senator Fessenden asked Chase for his thoughts for its likely impact on the Treasury. Chase responds here with a detailed summary of anticipated costs, and adds a spirited plea to raise taxes to pay for it. Chase does not think the measure poses any dangers from a fiscal point of view.Salmon Portland Chase (1808-1873) rose to prominence as an Ohio-based lawyer defending the rights of fugitive slaves. He then helped found the Liberty Party, the Free Soil Party (for which he coined the slogan, "Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men", and the Republican Party. He served as U.S. Senator, Governor of Ohio, and Lincoln's Secretary of the Treasury. Lincoln accepted his third offer of resignation, in 1864. Chase had presidential ambitions, but because of his anti-slavery leadership he was appointed by Lincoln as the sixth Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. He presided over the impeachment trial of Andrew Johnson in 1868, and appointed the first African-American attorney to argue cases before the Court.William Pitt Fessenden (1806-1869), graduated from Bowdoin College, severed as a Representative and a Senator from Maine, and as Lincoln's Secretary of the Treasury, 1864-1865.As chairman of the Senate Finance Committee during the Civil War, Fessenden was one of the architects of many of the nation's wartime revenue policies. When the Revenue Act of 1861 failed to generate necessary funds, Fessenden revised a House revenue bill in early 1862. After consultation with members, lobbyists, and the Lincoln administration, Fessenden introduced "this infernal tax bill" in May, igniting two weeks of intense debate among senators. The Senate finally approved the bill with more than 300 amendments on June 6, 1862, with only dissenting vote-an indication of Fessenden's adroit political skill.It was his intimate knowledge of the nation's wartime financial needs that led President Abraham Lincoln to nominate Fessenden as Secretary of the Treasury, a posi. (See website for full description)

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        The Chess Congress of 1862. A Collection of the Games Played, and a Selection of the Problems Sent in for Competition, to which is prefixed An Account of the Proceedings and a Memoir of the British Chess Association

      Henry G. Bohn, London 1864 - xcvi, 531, publisher's red cloth gilt with blind stamped decoration to spine and covers, 3 pages of Bohn's adverts serving as paste downs and end papers. Back board detached, gathers uneven, shaken. Several ownership inscriptions, some crossed-out, including one on the dedicatory frontispiece "Presented to the Croydon Workmen's Chess Club by Geo. W. Medley (Presdt.) 15 June 1866" the author of the Account. In 1860, he lost a match to Ignatz Von Kolisch. Against Medley, Ignatz Von Kolisch sometimes took two hours for three moves. After this match, there was a push to have a time limit in chess, which led to the introduction of sand glasses and clocks in chess.In the British Chess Magazine May and June 1888 Augustus Mongredien wrote "G.W.M. (1835¿70).¿One of our strongest English players, many fine specimens of whose play are recorded in our Chess annals. I have before alluded to him as having been for many years honorary secretary to the London Chess Club, and also to the British Chess Association. We played many games together, with about even results." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Viaje Dramatico Alrededor Del Mundo ( 2 Tomos )

      Sociedad Editorial La Maravilla 1864 - aventuras de los mas afamados viajeros, Colon, Basco de Gama, Vespucio, ect, ect.y naufragios celebres en los cinco continentes.pasta española y lomo piel con dorados Size: 27X17

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        Soundings From The Atlantic

      Ticknor and Fields, Boston 1864 - First edition. Publisher's green cloth, title page printed in black and red, with a 22-page publisher's catalog dated November 1863 at the rear. Fading to the gilt spine lettering, light scattered foxing mostly at the margins, about near fine. Presentation copy Inscribed by John Greenleaf Whittier to: "Lydia Maria Parrington, with the best wishes, of J.G. & Elizabeth Whittier." John and his sister Elizabeth H. Whittier had maintained a close relationship until her death in 1864, thus making this one of the last of his inscriptions with her name. A handsome, well-preserved copy. *BAL* 8829. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Memorial of The North London Working Classes&#39; Industrial Exhibition of 1864; This Volume Presented to J. Isaacs Exhibitor No. 599 as a Memento of the Exhibition

      Published by Petter and Galpin, Belle Sauvage Works, London 1864. London 1864. Hard back binding in publisher&#39;s original emerald green cloth covers, gilt title lettering and elaborate gilt scroll work to the spine, the upper and lower panels, all page edges gilt, original brown paper end papers, bevelled edges. 8vo. 9&#39;&#39; x 7&#39;&#39;. Contains [ii] 128 printed pages of text with monochrome engravings throughout. Shows The Inaugural Ceremony details, daily attendance figures from October 17th - November 5th 1864, detailed catalogue of exhibits featuring: Skilled Workmanship, Amateur Products, Inventions, Mechanical Models, Artistic Objects, Ladies Work and Others. A little professional repair to the spine ends, re-stitched, without any ownership markings and in Very Good clean and tight condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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        Wilde Theire Aller Zonen. Ihre Gewohnheiten und Lebensweise, ihr Nutzen und Schaden in 60 nach der Natur gezeichneten und gemalten Tafeln zum Anschauungs-Unterricht fur Schulen und zur Belehrung und Unterhaltung fur die Jugend

      Esslingen: Verlag Von J. F. Schreiber, 1864. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Esslingen: Verlag Von J. F. Schreiber, 1864. Hard Cover. Verlag Von J. F. Schreiber. Quarto, 60 full color plates + supplemental text. Now offered for your consideration is this vibrantly illustrated German language book devoted to Mammals: Wilde Theire Aller Zonen. Featuring 60 full color, full page, chromolithograph plates, this quarto offers a tantalizing look into the 19th century perspective regarding animals in their natural habitats. Uncommon, with only one institutional holding, and Rare as these books are usually broken (this one contains ALL 60 plates). Condition notes: This quarto, measuring 13 inches by 8 ¼ inches, is bound in pictorial card boards. Some writing in color pencil to title (along with affixed note from former owner), several other pages with color pencil writing. Wear to original boards. Spine reinforced with black tape. Plates very good. (art).

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        Results of the Meteorological Observations taken in. Victoria.

      John Ferres, Melbourne 1864 - Quarto, coloured frontispiece, plates and charts; a fine copy in contemporary calf, rebacked. Celestial phenomena in the Victorian colony. An extensive monograph: whilst primarily an overview of the meteorological conditions of the colony of Victoria, the work contains a chapter on meteors, their incidence 'from 1859 to the end of April 1861' along with an extensive statistical analysis of this phenomena. There is also a chapter on the Aurora Australis, or Southern Lights, illustrated by a striking, coloured lithographic frontispiece. This is the Hobill Cole copy. Born in Bavaria in 1849, Neumayer was an important figure in colonial science who was convinced that Australia provided important opportunities for scientific research, who made a study of terrestrial magnetism, conducted a survey of Victoria and worked for many years at the Flagstaff Observatory. He was also the one time colleague of the artist Eugene von Guérard.

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        Plantae lignosae imperii Austriaci. Österreichs Holzpflanzen. Eine auf genaue Berücksichtigung der Merkmale der Laubblätter gegründete floristische Bearbeitung aller im österreichischen Kaiserstaate wild wachsenden oder häufig cultivirter Bäume, Sträucher und Halbsträucher.

      Wien, Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, 1864.. Folio. 1640 Blattabdrucke in Naturselbstdruck auf 79 Tafeln, zahlreiche Blattabdrucke im Text sowie 1 Maßstabtafel, XXVIII, 524 S., (1 Bl.) und je 1 Bl. vor S. IX und 429. Halblederband den Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel.. Nissen, BBI 1555; Pritzel 7241; Stafleu/C. 8129. - Einzige Ausgabe des seltenen Werkes über die Laubblätter mit der Anwendung des von Alois Auer (1813-69) erfundenen Naturselbstdruckes. Die Herstellung von Abdrucken nach Naturgegenständen war schon bekannt, Auer gelang jedoch durch die Verwendung der Galvanoplastik die entscheidende Vollendung dieser Technik. Im vorliegenden Werk sind die Blattabdrucke nach einem vereinfachten Verfahren hergestellt. Sie ergeben durch Umdruck auf Zink erzeugte, mit der Buchdruckerpresse gedruckte positive Bilder. Die Taf. 67 und 68 enthalten photographisch verkleinerte Naturdrucke (Vorwort). - Alois Pokorny (1826-86) habilitierte sich in Wien für Pflanzengeographie und war seit 1864 Gymnasialdirektor. - Ohne die Tafel 45. - Vorsatz mit Besitzvermerk von alter Hand. Schönes, kaum fleckiges Exemplar.

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        sefer Ohel Yitzhak

      vilna vilnius 1864 - [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Entdeckung'der Nilquellen. Reisetagebuch

      . Brockhaus, Lpz., 1864. XII/348/349 S., original Leinen (gering stockfleckig).

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        Ett ar i Sverige. Taflor af Svenska Almogens klädedrägt, lefnadssätt och hemseder, samt de för landets historia märkvärdigaste orter; tecknade af J.G. Sandberg, beskrifne af A. Grafström.

      . Stockh.: Frans Svanström 1864. Med 48 farvelitografier. 103 s. + plancher. Nyt smukt priv. hlvldr. rigt dek. med guld pa ryggen. Bindet sign. Rigmor Birkedal Kragh. With 48 colourlithographs. Nice modern halfleather richly gilt on spine. (Rigmor Birkedal Kragh). * Early reprint of this "supreme colour-plate book on Swedish peasant costume". <br>Lindberg 60..

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        Historically Important Framed Autographed Letter Signed to General Grant

      H.Q. Army of the Potomac, 1864. unbound. 1 page, 5" x 8". Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, 11:30 A.M. October 11, 1864, to Lieutenant General, Ulysses S. Grant, concerning events at Petersburg, in full: "Nothing un-usual has occurred on my lines during the past 24 hours, beyond picket firing and occasional interchange of artillery shots on the Jerusalem plank road. Deserters yesterday stated it was reported in their camps that Maj. Gen. Whiting with 10,000 men from North Carolina was at Stoney Creek. I have directed General Gregg to send a reconnoitering party in that direction to endeavor to ascertain something positive about this. CMO G. Meade Maj Gen." Usual folds, otherwise very good condition. Handsomely framed together with a contemporary engraved bust-portrait of Meade in uniform, brown matte and black wood frame. Union Major General who rose from command of a Brigade to head the Army of The Potomac. Despite his success during the Overland Campaign, the Siege of Petersburg, and Appomatox Courthouse, he was overshadowed by the direct supervision of the General in Chief, U.S. Grant. This letter is an update that is neither in the Official Records nor the papers of U.S. Grant. It expresses Meade&#39;s concerns about General Whiting being at Stoney Creek with 10,000 North Carolina troops but it is most likely that General Whiting was in the peaceful military district of Wilmington, North Carolina. Also, it appears that because of some confusion, several high ranking Union Generals, upon hearing of the death of Confederate General John Gregg, on October 7, 1864, at Petersburg, actually thought it was Union General David M. Gregg, also at Petersburg, who Meade had given the responsibility of verifying the whereabouts of General Whiting. Perhaps Meade thought twice and discarded the update.

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        Framed Display! Rare 1864 Lincoln & Johnson Ferrotype and California Union Ticket

      Two rare 1864 Lincoln-Johnson campaign items individually double matted with engraved bust images of Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson. Attractively matted together in a 20? x 25? frame (minor chipping) with a ?window? on verso to display the Johnson side of the ferrotype.Comprises:(1) Rare 1864 Campaign Ferrotype. Nearly full original luster on the 1864-dated brass shell frame. 1? diameter. Engraved ?For President / 1864? on one side, ?For Vice President / 1864? on the other side. Lincoln portrait titled ?A. Lincoln,? Johnson portrait titled ?A. Johnson.? Original suspension loop at top. The tintype surfaces are in great condition. 1864 Lincoln ferros are significantly fewer in variety and number than those from the 1860 election.(2) Rare 1864 California Union Ticket, 3.25? x 8.5?. Light signature in pencil in lower blank margin ?E.L. Day.? Diagonal crease in lower right corner. In apparent fine condition. Headed ?Union Ticket? above a military vignette of George Washingt

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        Proceedings of the Court of Inquiry, Relative to the Fall of New Orleans, Published By an Order of Congress

      Richmond, Virginia: R. M. Smith, 1864. Pamphlet. Very Good. Pamphlet. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Once bound in a volume. Complete. Clean and supple pages. Some toning. Slight slant with some remnants of binding leather along the spine. Considerable detail with full transcript of the Confederate inquiry into the loss of New Orleans to Union Forces led by Admiral Farragut and General Butler. Includes Lovell&#39;s 1862 "Report of the Bombardment of Forts Jackson and St. Philip, and the Fall of New Orleans." Identified by Parrish & Willingham as Confederate Imprint #2335. Quite scarce.

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      Napa City: Published by C.H. ALLEN and R.E. Wood, 1864., 1864. First edition. 8vo. Pictorial wrappers, [2], 56 pp., frontis. [portrait], advertisements on verso of back wrapper, has two similar illustrations after p.48. Six Guns 2440 says, "An exceedingly rare little book on one of the early outlaws of California." Cowan p.312 says, "The dispensation of justice in that day was not impeded by iniquitous technicality, nor disturbed by false sentiment. This abandoned wretch was arrested Jan. 19, 1864, and hanged on March 18 of the same year." Jenkins killed O&#39;Brien after O&#39;Brien&#39;s wife talked him into it with an offer that he could have his way with her or her young daughter and run the ranch and marry who he wanted, and he believed it. Small water stain to first page that gradually becomes smaller as the text progresses, minor edge wear to bottom edge of first 38 pages, else a very good tight copy, housed in a full-leather four-point folding case, with gold stamping to front cover and spine. SIX GUNS 2440. GRAFF 4736. HOWES W635. COWAN p.312. McDADE 514.

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        A Chronicle of England B. C. 55 - A.D. 1485

      London: Longman, Green et al, 1864 - "Evan's colour printing at its very best is seen again in 'A Chronicle of England', written and published by James Doyle, elder brother of Richard, and published by Longman in 1864. It is a quarto of four hundred and seventy pages, entirely printed by Evans: the numerous small illustrations are set in the text and printed in up to ten colours, as bright as if they had just been painted. As well as being a gifted draughtsman, Doyle was a heraldic expert -and made full use of his knowledge. And no one throughout the nineteenth century could mix such bright and clear inks as Evans. These small illustrations rival anything that even Baxter ever did" (Ruari McLean, Victorian Book Design & Colour Printing, pp. 182-4, with reproduction). According to Martin Hardie, the above volume was the last volume printed by Evans on a hand-press, and "Mr. Evans told me that he considered this to be the most carefully executed book he had ever printed" (English Coloured Books, p 270) First edition. Thick 4to. With 81 color-printed woodcuts illustrating the text, all executed by Edmund Evans after original drawings by James Doyle. [2], viii, 462 pp. Contemporary full red straight-grained morocco gilt, a.e.g, some rubbing to extremities; internally fine. Ray, England 241 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Festgebete der Israeliten ...., 9 vols. bound as 10

      Berlin, 1864. Fifth Edition. Full crimson gilt stamped glazed paste paper bds.. An very good set with some moderate wear to the heads of spines and backstrip of Yom Kippur volume. 8vo.,A complete set of Sachs&#39; scholarly and informed translations of the liturgy for the major festival days of the Jews. The text is Hebrew accompanied by German translation. The set is bound in a lovely blind and gilt stamped embossed crimson glazed paper over paste paper boards. It has survived in beautiful condition. It was first published in 1855. The NUC does not have any sets prior to 1860 (DLC;NN) and then this 1864 edition (DLC;CU;CtY;MB). Sachs&#39;, rabbi at Berlin, is best known for his scholarly editions of medieval hebrew mss.. See Jewish Ency. under Sachs; NUC cites four holdings and none before 1860.

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