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        GENERAL ORDERS FROM ADJUTANT AND INSPECTOR- GENERAL'S OFFICE, CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY, FROM JANUARY, 1862, TO DECEMBER, 1863, IN TWO SERIES. PREPARED FROM FILES OF HEAD-QUARTERS, DEPARTMENT OF S.C., GA., AND FLA. WITH FULL INDEXES

      Columbia: Steam-Power Presses of Evans & Cogswell, 1864.. xlvii,[1],159,lix,[1],276pp. 12mo. Modern half morocco and marbled boards. Small old rubberstamp on titlepage and several text leaves, tanned, else very good. A wealth of Confederate General Orders, covering 1862-63, with a few from the period from January to March 1854, recording logistical and ordinance information for the use of officers. "The work is very handsomely executed and we recommend it to the public and to the officers of the army especially, as a most valuable publication" - SOUTHERN LITERARY MESSENGER XXXVI (1864), p.318. An essential volume for any serious Confederate collection. Parrish & Willingham locate forty copies. PARRISH & WILLINGHAM 2424. CONFEDERATE HUNDRED 19.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        CAN YOU FORGIVE HER

      1864. With Illustrations by H. K. Browne. London: Chapman & Hall, January 1864 - August 1865. [In twenty monthly serial parts.] Original buff wrappers decorated in blue and red. First Edition, as originally issued in twenty monthly serial parts -- one of only eight Trollope novels that were issued in serial parts. This is the first of Trollope's six "Palliser" novels; Trollope later wrote in his autobiography "That which endears the book to me is the first presentation which I made in it of Plantagenet Palliser, with his wife, Lady Glencora." ~There are 40 plates -- two in each part; the illustrator listed on the front cover of the first eleven wrappers is Hablot K. Browne (who decades earlier had illustrated Dickens books as "Phiz"), but beginning with the eleventh part Browne was replaced, and his name was therefore dropped (one part late). During serialization the novel was also published in book form -- Vol I in October 1864, and Vol II in June 1865; preliminary leaves for these two volumes were provided in Parts X and XX, to assist parts-readers in binding them up into volumes.~All of the parts have their appropriate "Can You Forgive Her? Advertiser" ads at the beginning; Part X has the front ad catalogue properly dated October 1864 (in some copies it is mistakenly dated September 1864). All of the rear ads and inset slips are present, except that in Parts XIV and XV they are slightly variant from what Sadleir lists (also, Part XIX has a preliminary slip not called for by Sadleir). ~This set is in near-fine condition (actually everything except the front wrapper of Part I and the rear wrapper of Part XX is just about fine; those two covers are very good, with some darkening and edge-wear); atypically, there has not been any restoration of the spines with matching paper. In all, this is a highly desirable set of a none-too-common Trollope novel in parts; in our experience this is one of the scarcer (but not the scarcest) Trollope novel in parts. Sadleir (Trollope) 19. Housed in twin morocco-backed slipcases with inner chemises.

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
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        A Walk across Africa: Or, Domestic Scenes from My Nile Journal

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1864. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. A very good copy rebound in green cloth covered boards with gilt lettered title piece to spine. Covers and backstrip very firm and square with no snags or splits. Contents sound and tight with no inscriptions or bookplates, but showing a number of pages with a few place note marks (though not excessive); also, a couple of leaves roughly opened (no text affected), some other leaves unopened, scattered foxing on just a few pages, and some old handling and fingers marks at the prelims, mostly just at the half-title. This copy isn't from a library and so there no such stamps or labels. Size: 230mm x 150mm; pagination: [vii]-xviii, 447, [1]: blank, 450-452: Appendix A, [1]: Appendix B, and fold-out map in back inside pocket (which is showing just a few minor partings along a couple of the folds). Note: also includes the very rarely found 41 page publisher's catalogue at the rear. Also note: there's very a small blind stamp at the title-page stating: "With the publishers compliments". An important but relatively scarce work.

      [Bookseller: Prior Books]
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        UVRES COMPLÈTES (complet en 11 volumes)

      1864 - (AVERTISSEMENT ; Les frais d¿envoi internationaux donnés par Abebooks sont erronés veuillez obligatoirement m¿écrire pour connaître les frais d¿envoi réels pour l¿extérieur du Canada AVANT de passer votre commande sinon vous pourriez avoir de très mauvaises surprises). Albi, Gès, Librairie-Éditeur, 1864-1867, reliures demi-cuir, environ 27 X 19.5 cm, environ 600 pages par volume, texte imprimé sur deux colonnes, avec un portrait gravé en frontispice du premier volume. Les reliures sont en très bon état avec un peu d¿usure aux bordures mais très peu aux cuirs. Quelques frottements superficiels ici et là aux papiers marbré avec quelques fois de petits accrocs. Il s'agit cependant d'anciens exemplaires d¿institution avec quelques discrètes marques en début de volumes. Les intérieurs sont en excellent état avec seulement quelques rousseurs occasionnelles en début de volumes, sinon les cahiers sont tous solidement cousus sans cahiers ou pages lâches, pas de soulignements ou annotations au texte. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Complete Works, The

      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.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        The Traveller's Guide to the Hudson River, Saratoga Springs, Lake George, Falls of Niagara and Thousand Islands; Montral, Quebec, and the Saguenay River; Also, to the Green and White Mountains, and Other Parts of New England

      The "American News Company" New York: The "American News Company", 1864. Red cloth with gilt to front board. Illustrated throughout with engraved plates, some printed on special paper with tissue guards. Book is slightly cocked, with some light wear to the cloth at the outer extremities; hinges just starting but binding is sound. Unfortunately lacking the folding map from the rear of the book.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

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        Benedict Arnold & Horatio Seymour! Their Identity of Views. Who is to be President of the United States?

      Broadside, 10x12. Some minor aging and foxing, some creases or bends, but not significant; very good. This is an anti-copperhead political broadside that compares the New York governor, Horatio Seymour, to the notorious Benedict Arnold, because of his attacks on President Lincoln. The poster likens Seymour's charges, which are presented point by point, to those leveled against Washington by Arnold. The author suggests that the Copperhead dissidents will suffer the same fate as the Tories. Dated September 19, 1864, this broadside is considered a Lincoln re-election poster, and because of the content, one of the more interesting items of this election Seems to be rather scare, as OCLC locates only a couple of copies. OCLC

      [Bookseller: Nicholas D. Riccio Rare Books & Prints]
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        Early English Alliterative Poems, in the West-Midland Dialect of the Fourteenth Century

      London: Published for the Early English Text Society by Trubner & Co, 1864. First edition. 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").

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        Panorama of the Seat of War. Birds Eye View Of Virginia, Maryland Delaware And The District Of Columbia

      New York, 1864. No Binding. Near Fine. 21 x 28 inches. Chromolithograph; one mend in text area, else excellent condition. A work of ingenious design that blurs the distinction between map and view. Its perspective is from much too high a vantage point to be considered a bird's-eye view; it is, in fact, more satellite height in its perspective. Yet the work is too figurative to be strictly speaking a map. It is thus a unique hybrid of the two. (It is known that the Civil War saw the first extensive use of balloons in mapping, which may have suggested to Bachmann the use of this aerial perspective.) The work brings to life one of the key theatres of the Civil War at the height of the struggle, and because of its unique perspective, it illuminates certain geographical factors that played an important role in the War. One is the importance of the Union blockade of the Chesapeake Bay, shown in operation in the view. The blockade prevented the re-supplying of several key Southern cities via waterways connected to the bay. Another point made clear by the view was the vulnerable position of Washington, DC due to its proximity to several Southern strongholds. Considering the scale of the view, a remarkable amount of detail is included, such as representations of several cities: Baltimore, Annapolis, Washington, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Petersburg, Richmond, Frederickburg, and others. The forts along the Chesapeake Bay and the road system of the entire area are also shown.

      [Bookseller: Martayan Lan, Inc.]
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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. 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'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.. Pamphlet. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Read'Em Again Books]
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        The Register of Persons Entitled to Vote in the Election of a Member to Serve in Parliament for the Borough of Wakefield in the West Riding of the County of York, at any election which may take place between the last day of November, 1864, and the first day of December, 1865, Arranged and Numbered by James Witham, the Town Clerk of the Said Borough, from the lists delivered to him by William Gray, Esquire, the Barrister appointed to revise the list of voters in the several townships within the said Borough.

      Wakefield: printed by Micklethwaite, Printer, Journal and Examiner Office, 1864. - 4to. pp. 28 [printed on one side only; plus 50 [blank]. Sumptuously bound by Hicks and Allen in full straight grained morocco, ornately decorated in gilt on spine, front and rear covers; all edges ornately chased in gilt. Some light rubbing but generally a very attractive copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael S. Kemp, Bookseller]
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        A Chronicle of England, B.C.55 - A.D.1485. The Designs Engraved and Printed in Colours by Edmund Evans

      London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts and Green, 1864., 1864. First Edition. Quarto; pp. [2], viii, 462. Bound in full red straight-grained morocco with a floral gilt roll enclosed within a double gilt-ruled borders and ornamental gilt cornerpieces to boards, spine elegantly gilt-tooled with gilt rules and floral roll between gilt double raised bands; inner dentelles in gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. With 81 wood-engraved illustrations in text, printed in colour, of medieval history and pageantry. Binding a little dusty and slightly rubbed to extremities, corners bumped. Bookplate to paste down; ownership to first blank. Content clean and bright. A handsome copy in a superb binding of the First Edition of one of the finest examples of Victorian colour printing by the master printer-engraver Edmund Evans.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        A CHRONICLE OF ENGLAND

      London: Longman, Green, 1864. First Edition. Hardcover. Minor edgewear, joints rubbed, internally clean. Overall Very Good. Edmund Evans. Quarto, bound in 3/4 morocco leather, all edges gilt; viii, 462 pages. The designs were engraved and printed by Edmund Evans. According to Ruari McLean in his preface to Evans's REMINISCENCES, this is "probably the largest single book printed by Evans, with 81 illustrations printed in nine or ten exquisitely bright colors. It is said to be the last book printed by Evans on a hand press.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        CHRISTMAS POEMS AND PICTURES

      1864. 1. CHRISTMAS. (MOORE,CLEMENT) CHRISTMAS POEMS AND PICTURES: A Collection of Songs, Carols and Descriptive Poems relating to the festival of Christmas. NY: James G. Gregory 1864 (previous owner inscription Christmas 1863). 4to, (7 1/4 x 9 1/4"), green cloth stamped in gold, all edges gilt, 96p., scattered foxing on preliminary pages else Fine. The text includes A Visit From St. Nicholas with an engraving by Thomas Nast and a fantastic Christmas tree adorned with decorations by F.A. Chapman. The book, by various authors, is arranged in categories and embellished with beautiful full page and smaller engravings by leading artists of the time including Birket Foster, John Gibert, John Hows and others. This is a beautiful Christmas book in excellent condition. Marshall 58 (not seen).

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        Chapman's Sectional Map of the State of Iowa Compiled from the United States Surveys and other authentic Sources

      Milwaukee: Silas Chapman, 1864. Folding pocket map lithographed by L. Lipman of Milwaukee, full original period colour. Folds into original light blue glazed paper-covered boards, publisher's ads on the rear cover. 23 1/3 x 33 1/2 inches. An attractive pocket map of Iowa in fine condition: a rare Civil War issue. This large, early map of Iowa shows each county divided into ranges, with the state's principal towns and numerous rivers identified, as well as both completed and proposed railroad routes illustrated. A printed note on the rear cover, signed in print by Surveyor General Warner Lewis, states that "this Map of the State of Iowa was projected by Major Jas. A. Reid from the original plats on file in this office, and that it has been carefully compared and is correct." Phillips, A List of Maps of America, p.337 (1856 edition).

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. und 5 weiteren Eintragungen mit U. seiner Familie.

      Wien, [1864]. - Zusammen 4 SS. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-4to. An den Sänger Ludwig Cramolini (1805-1884): "In freudiger Erinnerung an die früheren schöneren Tage, die wir, Sie als blühender Jüngling, ich als kräftiger Mann, in heiterer Geselligkeit miteinander durchlebten, ergreife ich die Feder, um Ihnen zur Feier Ihres vierzigjährigen Schauspieler-Jubiläums meine aufrichtigsten und herzlichsten Glückwünsche darzubringen. Möge ein gütiges Geschick Sie noch recht lange der Kunst und Ihrem lieben Familienkreis bei voller Gesundheit ungeschwächter Kraft erhalten und Sie einst noch im späten Alter die wohl verdienten Früchte eines treu und gewissenhaft durchwandelten Kunst- und Familienlebens genießen lassen. Ich fasse mich deshalb so kurz, weil ich noch Anderen Platz lassen muß ihre Gefühle gleichfalls gegen Sie auszusprechen [.]". - Es folgen Gratulationen und Erinnerungen von 5 weiteren Mitgliedern der Schauspielerfamilie Anschütz: I. Anschütz, Emilie (geb. Butenop), Schauspielerin, Frau von Heinrich Anschütz (1795-1866). - II. Anschütz, Alexander Richard, Sänger, Sohn (1815-1868). - III. Anschütz, Ernestine, Tochter (Daten nicht ermittelt). - IV. Anschütz, Roderich, Schriftsteller, Sohn (1819-1895). - V. Anschütz, Auguste (verh. Koberwein, verh. Demuth), Schauspielerin, Tochter (1819-1895). - Etwas gebräunt und mit kleineren Randläsuren. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The Palm Tree

      London. T. Nelson and Sons. 1864. Bound in gilt ruled black calfskin. Gilt ruled spine compartments with elaborate gilt tooled motifs. Gilt ruled raised bands. Gilt tooled edges. Gilt titles. a.e.g. 12mo. Wonderfully illustrated throughout with full page chromolithographic plates by the author. The mildest of scuffing to covers. Corners extremely mildly rubbed. Very mild usual offset to prelims, else a Near Fine, crisp copy. Very rare.

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB]
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        GENERAL ORDERS Of The WAR DEPARTMENT. 1864. No. 1. January 1, 1864 - No. 308. December 29, 1864

      Washington:: War Department,. 1864.. 8vo. 1st printing. Divers paginations, though ~ 900 pp.. Bespoke binding, in 'law style', i.e., full tan sheep with black leather spine labels. Binder label to front paste-down: "From / Peter O'Donnell / Stationer, Printer / & / Blank Book Manufacturer, / 16 Camp St. / New Orleans". NB. Binder instructions penciled in top margin of No. 220.. General wear & scuffing to binding. Front joint starting top 1". An. About VG copy.. A nearly complete run of 330 War Department General Orders for the year of 1864. The volume lacks 109, 134 252, 254, 256 & 299. No. 106 is represented by a republishing as HQ, Department of the Gulf General Order 116. Included are two memoranda, date 1 May 1864, which assigns Court Martials & Transfer of Veterans orders to a different system. Nos 49 & 50 are duplicated, i.e., each bound-in twice. & & Most orders reflect the general nature of administering an army... assignments, court martials, etc. Though that said, a couple I note with interest... No. 260, 21 September 1864, revises payment processes for job printing. No. 296, 2 December 1864, concerns "stores and school-books" for freedmen. Nos. 128, 232, 233, & 302 are Proclamations by Abraham Lincoln, with No. 232 suspending writ of habeas corpus in Kentucky. & & All-in-all, a wonderful resource documenting the administration of the Union Army for the year. . No. 220 with fold-out: "Table specifying the money value of Clothing Allowed to the Army of the United States."

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        GENERAL ORDERS Of The WAR DEPARTMENT. 1864. No. 1. January 1, 1864 - No. 308. December 29, 1864

      War Department Washington:: War Department,. 1864.. 8vo. 1st printing. Divers paginations, though ~ 900 pp.. Bespoke binding, in 'law style', i.e., full tan sheep with black leather spine labels. Binder label to front paste-down: "From / Peter O'Donnell / Stationer, Printer / & / Blank Book Manufacturer, / 16 Camp St. / New Orleans". NB. Binder instructions penciled in top margin of No. 220.. General wear & scuffing to binding. Front joint starting top 1". An. About VG copy.. A nearly complete run of 330 War Department General Orders for the year of 1864. The volume lacks 109, 134 252, 254, 256 & 299. No. 106 is represented by a republishing as HQ, Department of the Gulf General Order 116. Included are two memoranda, date 1 May 1864, which assigns Court Martials & Transfer of Veterans orders to a different system. Nos 49 & 50 are duplicated, i.e., each bound-in twice. Most orders reflect the general nature of administering an army... assignments, court martials, etc. Though that said, a couple I note with interest... No. 260, 21 September 1864, revises payment processes for job printing. No. 296, 2 December 1864, concerns "stores and school-books" for freedmen. Nos. 128, 232, 233, & 302 are Proclamations by Abraham Lincoln, with No. 232 suspending writ of habeas corpus in Kentucky. All-in-all, a wonderful resource documenting the administration of the Union Army for the year. . No. 220 with fold-out: "Table specifying the money value of Clothing Allowed to the Army of the United States."

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        Album .

      Warmbrunn, C. J. Liedl, um 1864. - 10 Bll. 10 Lithographien (auf getönter Platte) von A. Meysel nach Danziger; Abbildungsgröße:108x168 mm. 4° (quer). Gepr. OLeinenband. Berieben und bestoßen; vorderes Innengelenk geplatzt; Vorsatz und 1. weißes Bl. mit Knickfalte, hier auch hs. Widmung und Glossen; teils etwas gebräunt bzw. braunfleckig. Enthält die Ansichten von Heinrichsburg, Aussicht von der Heinrichsburg nach Selndorf und Schneekoppe, Erdmannsdorf, St. Annakapelle, Pfarrei Wang in Brückenburg, der Große Teich, Kapelle und Gasthaus auf der Schneekoppe, Schneegruben, Josephienhütte in Schreiberau, Ruine Kynast. DE

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        CARTOGRAFIA. SÉC. XIX. MADEIRA

      - Dargestellt von Lith. Anstalt von Ferd. Wirtz in Darmstadt. Hochbuchhandlung von G. Jonghaus. Darmstadt. 1864. 4 fólios soltos (de 42x27cm) com 4 + 4 páginas impressas e 2 mapas (mancha gráfica de 16,5x34 cm) da Ilha da Madeira. Mapa principal impresso por processo litográfico a cores tridimensional e planificado. Acondicionado em pasta de transporte editorial original da época com rótulo do editor e título de posse manuscrito do Instituto Geológico e Paleontológico de Heidelberga. Exemplar com leve oxidação natural do papel apenas na folha de texto em alemão. O texto bilingue (alemão e inglês) contém a descrição dos estudos preliminares dirigidos por A. T. E Vidal em 1843 publicados pelo Almirantado Britânico. Posteriormente o desenhador Ziegler, de Wintertur, desenhou o relevo montanhoso da Madeira na sua estadia na Ilha em 1853-54 e publicou um mapa de grande escala em 1856. O Ziegler com curvas de nível foi a fonte que serviu ao Dr. Ferd. Mittermaier de Heidelberga para compor um modelo tridimensional, tendo sido com este modelo junto com os mapas anteriores e os seus próprios esboços que permitiram a Mittermeier inventar e produzir - com grande mestria, segundo o editor - um sistema de representação único (em três dimensões planificadas). A representação do relevo da ilha obrigou a produzir um segundo mapa com a descrição topográfica e a orográfica da ilha (que nos nossos dias podemos sobrepor ao relevo numa transparência). Ambos os mapas têm graduações de latitudes e longitudes, e escalas de distâncias em medidas inglesas e alemãs. O texto descreve a orografia da Ilha da Madeira e os seus acidentes geológicos, comparando-os com o relevo das ilhas dos Açores e com as ilhas Canárias; e concluindo que se trata, de entre todas as ilhas conhecidas, aquela que tem uma maior ocorrência de vales de grande relevo geológico. Nota: A utilização de óculos para observação de gravuras a 3 dimensões permitiu-nos verificar que este mapa tem uma rendição tridimensional do seu colorido. A questão da escala aparece associada à questão do relevo e consistiu em exagerar 1,5x as altitudes com o fim de fazer a topografia perceptível, conforme é citado no texto bilingue que acompanha o mapa. Location/localizacao: raros

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        Shakespere: his birthplace, home, and grave.

      Lovell Reeve & Co.,5, Henrietta street, Coventgarden, London 1864 - Pleine percaline verte décorée de l'éditeur, fers spéciaux tranches dorées. L'ouvrage comporte 15 petits tirages albuminés qui représentent des lieux de la ville natale de Shakespeare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le chevalier Des Touches.

      M. Lévy frères 1864 - - M. Lévy frères, Paris _1864, 12x18,5cm, broché. - Edition originale. Dos légèrement fendillé sans manque, manques angulaires sur les plats, quelques petites rousseurs sans gravité. Rare exemplaire bien complet du catalogue de l'éditeur in-fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        A Walk across Africa: Or, Domestic Scenes from My Nile Journal

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1864. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. A very good copy rebound in green cloth covered boards with gilt lettered title piece to spine. Covers and backstrip very firm and square with no snags or splits. Contents sound and tight with no inscriptions or bookplates, but showing a number of pages with a few place note marks (though not excessive); also, a couple of leaves roughly opened (no text affected), some other leaves unopened, scattered foxing on just a few pages, and some old handling and fingers marks at the prelims, mostly just at the half-title. This copy isn't from a library and so there no such stamps or labels. Size: 230mm x 150mm; pagination: [vii]-xviii, 447, [1]: blank, 450-452: Appendix A, [1]: Appendix B, and fold-out map in back inside pocket (which is showing just a few minor partings along a couple of the folds). Note: also includes the very rarely found 41 page publisher's catalogue at the rear. Also note: there's very a small blind stamp at the title-page stating: "With the publishers compliments". An important but relatively scarce work.

      [Bookseller: Prior Books]
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        COURT AND SOCIETY FROM ELIZABETH TO ANNE. Edited From the Papers at Kimbolton

      London: Hurst and Blackett, 1864. First Edition. With the fine literary provenance of Booth Tarkington with his handsome engraved bookplate in each volume. With two fine engraved portraits as frontispieces of Henry and Charles Montagu, the first Earl and the first Duke of Manchester. 8vo, very finely and handsomely bound at an early time by Riviere and Son, in full royal blue calf, the covers with multi-ruled gilt fillet lines at the borders with circular tools as corner-pieces, the spines richly gilt decorated in panels between gilt ruled and stippled raised bands, two compartments with red morocco labels finely gilt ruled and lettered, gilt tooled turn-ins and board edges, red coated endpapers, t.e.g. Bound in and preserved are the publisher’s original blue cloth spines and upper covers, gilt lettered and featuring the Montagu coat of arms in gilt. 403; 438 pp. A fine and very handsome set, the luxurious calf with only a bit of expected edge wear. SCARCE FIRST EDITION WITH FINE PROVENANCE. VERY HANDSOMELY BOUND. Very fine biographical sketches of the Kings, Queens and important Nobles from the reign of Catherine of Aragon through the last of the Stuart monarchs, Queen Anne. The author was the Seventh Duke of Manchester and had access to papers and materials in his families possession since the time of his ancestor Henry, the first Earl of Manchester and one of the Executors of King Henry VIII’s will. This set is especially handsome in its fine antique binding and has the literary provenance of Pulitzer Prize winning author, Booth Tarkington.

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        Our Mutual Friend (in original wraps)

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1864 1st Edition in Parts, as issued. 20 parts, 1-10 in the original green paper wrapper with illustrations and text to front cover, No 1 issue is without the front cover & has the 32 pp of adverts prior to the beginning of the text, the remainder, 11-20 in plain green old wrappers, no title. No 20, has the Volume headings etc. Overall, many pages uncut, plates are generally Very Good, no or very little foxing, some of the wrappers have nicks or may be a little grubby at edges, many of the 11-20 have their covers detached but present except for No 20. A fairly original and rare set of Dickens which have not been bound into the 2 books as is normal. Uncommon in this form!

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        Autograph Letter Signed, in German, two pages on one 4to sheet, Deir Abou Tor, Jerusalem, November 30, 1946

      Buber writes to the son of his friend Florens Christian Rang (1864-1924), pastor, lawyer and author, identified as a Christian Socialist and whom Buber considered to be a Jurist, philosopher and theologian. In part," I had already heard about you some time ago through Leopold Max. Marxen's live as hard-working settlers in Shave Zin near Naharia. Kratz, who published a series of German poems here over the years lives in Jerusalem...he has a position as a minor official. Benjamin ended in suicide after he had crossed the Franco-Spanish border with a number of others and was told that he would have to return (which later turned out to be false). My help with the highly desirable publication of the literary remains of your father is certainly at the disposal of the editors...As soon as you tell me the time has come, I will have the letters in m possession copied and will send you a copy...In all this time, I have hardly published anything in German, though a series of books in Hebrew, recently also a few things in English. Several volumes are being prepared in English...maybe it will be possible to make a small trip to Germany from Switzerland...." He signs in full, "Martin Buber."

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        A Walk across Africa or Domestic Scenes From My Nile Journal [with map]

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1864. Very Good. xviii, 452, [34] p.: 1 folded map in rear pocket; 23 cm. Original white cloth with gilt-stamped spine title and front cover illustration of an M'Ganda warrior saluting. Dark green endpapers. Bookseller's label on front fixed endpaper: ? Wright, Birmingham. Bookbinder's label on back fixed endpaper: Edmonds & Remnants, London. Final 33 unpaginated pages contain publisher's advertisements. The folded map is Map of the Route adopted by Captains Speke & Grant, on their Journey Across Africa from Zanzibar to the Mediterrarean, by A. Keith Johnston (Blackwood, 1864). Ex-library: small embossed stamp of Drew University Library on title page and first unpaginated page (Appendix B), with "Withdrawn" stamped above title page embossed stamp and on p. [xv]; 5-digit number stamped at foot of title page. No other library markings. The author, James Augustus Grant (1827-1892), left Zanzibar with John Hanning Speke in 1860 to seek the sources of the Nile. After they successfully reach Gondokoro, in the southern Sudan, in 1863, he wrote this account of their journey, focusing particularly on matters not included in Speke's geographical and botanical account. Grant drew on the parts of his journal relating to "the ordinary life and pursuits, the habits and feelings of the natives, and the products of the country" [Preface, p. vii]. Very Good Condition: cloth on boards is slightly soiled; rebacked to reproduce the original spine; sensitive repair and restoration to joints and hinges; pp. xvii-xviii (final 2 pages of Explanation of Names and Terms) were lacking and have been supplied on matching aged-toned paper; 2 2-cm. tears from opening of map pocket, without loss; map is intact, with archival strengthening along some folds; detailed conservator's report available on request; edges of first few leaves slightly chipped; slight browning along page edges; otherwise, clean and tight.&

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        Lee at Petersburg" and "Lee at the Soldiers' Prayer Meeting": two original wood engraving blocks

      New York: Probably originally printed in Appleton's Journal, [Ca. 1864-65] - Two very fine engraved blocks, used to illustrate a periodical of the day. Both are well-composed, with numerous figures, and featuring Lee in a central role. The "Prayer Meeting" block is signed "Richardson Sc" [possibly the artist and wood engraver James H. Richardson] in the block; "Petersburg" bears in the block the name of the engraver John Filmer. Filmer did a number of engravings for Appleton's Journal, and that is likely the publication in which this block, and possibly both of them, originally appeared (LEE, ROBERT E) Blocks are each approximately 4-1/4 x 6-5/8 inches and one inch thick. . Each block has a slight crack where the original segments were joined; else fine [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        JOHNSON'S NEW ILLUSTRATED (STEEL PLATE) FAMILY ATLAS. 1864 [CIVIL WAR EDITION]

      N Y: Johnson and Ward,. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1864. Hardcover. Color Illustrations; Folio 13" - 23" tall; orig. Gilt-lettered & pictorial pebbled green cloth, green morocco back & covers; spine & corners rubbed. Complete with vignette title, all maps hand colored. Advert leaf at back. Internally slightly toned. Back cover detaching with tear to free end blank, Pa map chipped and detaching with partial centerfold split. At edges. Johnson's 1864 atlas, which includes the large-scale double-page map of the Vicinity of Richmond and the Peninsular Campaign in Virginia...," showing the country between Richmond and Hampton Roads; also, a double-page maps of Texas; New York; and other states, including the entire southwest region with Arizona and New Mexico in the proper positions side-by-side. Also, a full-page map of Nebraska, Dakota, Colorado, Idaho & Kansas with Idaho encompassing most of present-day Montana and Wyoming. Beautifully engraved "American Atlas" frontispiece with original tissue guard. .

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        Apologia pro vita sua [and related pamphlets]

      London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, and Green/Macmillan and Co./Rivingtons,, 1864. Together 5 separate-published works and an extract from a review, bound in 1 vol., octavo (213 × 135 mm). Contemporary polished calf, skilfully rebacked with original spine panels and labels laid down, sides panelled in gilt, marbled endpapers and edges. With a contemporary albumen photograph of Newman in profile mounted before the text, manuscript contents leaf. Sides a little spotted, tips worn, contents in very good state. First edition of the Apologia, and first editions of the other pamphlets, except Kingsley's, which is a second edition. A unique volume, bound for the printer and publisher William Rivington, with his pencilled ownership inscription on the front free endpaper verso, collecting together the major controversial responses to Newman's Apologia. The albumen photograph portrait, a profile of Newman in his clerical garb without hat, appears to be from his 1866 sitting for the Birmingham photographer Robert White Thrupp; we cannot trace its publication elsewhere. The contents of the volume are all published in London, 1864, and all but (b) and (f) are printed by Gilbert and Rivington: a) NEWMAN, John Henry. Mr. Kingsley and Dr. Newman: a correspondence on the question whether Dr. Newman teaches that truth is no virtue? Longman, etc.; b) KINGSLEY, Charles. What, Then, Does Dr. Newman Mean? A reply to a pamphlet later published by Dr. Newman. Second edition. Macmillan and Co.; c) NEWMAN, John Henry. Apologia pro vita sua: being a reply to a pamphlet entitled "What, then, does Dr. Newman mean?" Longman, etc.; d) MEYRICK, Frederick. But Isn't Kingsley Right After All? A letter to the Rev. Dr. Newman. Rivingtons; e) ——. On Dr. Newman's Rejection of Liguori's Doctrine of Equivocation. Rivingtons; f) [WILBERFORCE, Samuel.] Review of Newman's Apologia, extract from the Quarterly Review.

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        Our Mutual Friend.

      1864 - First American edition, in four volumes. 8vo. Original blind-stamped dark brown cloth with spine lettering and vignettes in gilt. New York, John Bradburn.

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        FLOWERS FROM MY GARDEN. SKETCHED AND PAINTED FROM NATURE...WITH AN INTRODUCTORY POEM BY MRS. L.H. SIGOURNEY

      New York: Anson D. F. Randolf, 1864.. Eighteen handcolored lithographic plates, each accompanied by a poem on a separate text leaf. Large quarto. Original tan morocco, stamped in blind and gilt, neatly rebacked with original backstrip laid down, raised bands, a.e.g. Extremities rubbed. An occasional fox mark, but the plates are generally clean and very bright. Overall very good. In a cloth clamshell case. Fine colored lithographs of flowers, with poetry by Hooper, May, Hunt, Longfellow, Mrs. Hale, and Felicia Hemans. OCLC locates seven copies of this scarce title. BENNETT, p.81. McGRATH, p.209. OCLC 4063649.

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        Old England: A Pictorial Museum

      London: James Sangster and Co., 1864. First edition. Two Volumes (392, 404pp) Folios (27 x 36 cm, 4 cm thick). Original textured red-brown cloth with heavily ornate gilt seal motif and lettering, blind-stamped intricate designs, both covers and spines by JOHN LEIGHTON, beveled boards, marbled endpapers. 40 wood-engraved woodcuts engraved by Leighton Brothers, woodcuts througout text, some in whole page, vignettes, etc. An impressive compendium of the history of London expressed through the artist's eye. Hinges reinforced with blue tape, corners bumped and chipped, wear to covers, soiling, but a well-preserved and tight copy, very clean internally.

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        [PRINTED BROADSIDE, SIGNED BY PRESIDENT ABRAHAM LINCOLN, APPOINTING ARTHUR B. CARPENTER TO THE RANK OF FIRST LIEUTENANT]

      Washington. July 1, 1864.. Broadside, measuring 19 1/2 x 16 inches; mounted and framed to 24 3/4 x 20 3/4 inches. Old fold lines. Minor soiling and wear. Very good. Attractive engraved broadside, completed in manuscript and signed by President Abraham Lincoln and Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, appointing Arthur B. Carpenter to the rank of first lieutenant in the Nineteenth Regiment of Infantry in the Union Army. Carpenter survived the Civil War and was promoted to Captain, serving with Philip Sheridan in the Indian wars on the western frontier. With the embossed seal of the War Department and contemporary docketing near the top. Very nice and framed for display.

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        Tom Moody's Tales

      1864. first edition. Not a Sour Note in This Collection by Lemon[LEMON, Mark, editor]. [BROWNE, Hablot Knight, illustrator]. Tom Moody's Tales. With Illustrations by Hablot K. Brown. Edited by Mark Lemon. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1864. First edition. Octavo (7 1/16 x 5 1/8 in; 180 x 130 mm). [8], 173, [1, as blank], [2, adv.] pp. Thirteen black and white plates including frontispiece. Handsomely bound, ca. 1920s, by Rivière & Sons (stamp-signed to upper turn-in) in emerald green crushed morocco with original cloth bound in. French fillets. Five gilt ruled raised bands, six elaborately gilt decorated compartments. Wide, gilt turn-ins. Double ruled edges. All edges gilt. A few small stains to upper cover, light spots of foxing to two leaves, otherwise a fine and most handsomely bound copy.Featuring fourteen short stories in the sporting fiction genre written in their entirety (rather than merely edited) by journalist, novelist, playwright and actor Mark Lemon (1809-1870). Lemon was co-founder and for 30 years editor of Punch; "Tom Moody" was a pseudonym first adopted by Lemon in 1834 for a series of pieces that appeared in the New Sporting Magazine. As an actor he appeared in his friend Charles Dickens's private theatricals at Tavistock House. He was a friend of illustrator George Cruikshank, Wm. Makepeace Thackeray, and many other lights of his day. In short, he stood near the center of London's intellectual circle.Of Hablot K. Brown, the illustrator known as Phiz who was Dicken's primary illustrator, little need be added here. His illustrations for each of the stories herein possess all the amusing charm that he is known for.CBEL, p. 2006.

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        Thirty Poems (Signed by G. W. Curtis!)

      NY: Appleton, 1864. 1st edition. Hardcover. BAL 1683, first state of text; binding A. Average general wear; some nicking of cloth along spine. A very good sturdy copy. With the ownership signature, on title page, of G. W. Curtis, editor of Harper's Weekly and author of Prue and I (1857) and other works. Very nice association copy.

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        THE CORNHILL GALLERY, CONTAINING ONE HUNDRED ENGRAVINGS FROM DRAWINGS ON WOOD

      London: Smith Elder & Co., 1864.  First edition, 33 x 25.5cm [folio], in publisher's emerald sand-grain cloth w/gilt title & design to fr. cover (blind design only to rear) & spine, bevelled edges, a.e.g., cream ep.s, [i-vi], 1-100 (plates) +[100 blank versos] cardstock pp. w/100 proof wood engravings by the Dalziels, W.J. Linton & Joseph Swain after Millais (29), Leighton (25), Walker (27), Sandys (2), etc.  Printed at the Camden Press, London.  This is the very scarce 1st edition & not the more common 1865 2nd printing.  Binding Very Good (expertly recased w/hinges repaired, & rear ep. replaced); contents Good (1st & final blanks replaced, & 1st 6 leaves foxed w/sporadic spotting thereafter).  White 39, Reid 11-12, Ray 160, Goldman 48 (see also p.6)--most other sources cite the 1865 2nd edition.

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        EVANGILES DES DIMANCHES ET FETES DE L’ANNEE

      Paris: L. Curmer, 1864. 3 volumes in two. First Edition The plate volume with 413 exquisite chromolithographs of illuminated manuscripts of the 12th, 13th and 14th centuries, hand-coloured and often burnished in gold, the text volume with hundreds of woodcut engravings, a large photographic plate and 79 tipped in photographs mounted within fine engraved borders. 4to, the plate volume hansomely presented in magnificent full brown morocco signed by Hardy-Mennil, featuring ornate gilt red morocco doublures, fine gauffered edges beautifully gilt in a rich French style, red silk flies and endpapers, the spines with gilt lettering and fine raised bands, the text volume uniformly bound in matching half morocco, both in slipcases. xl, 361, v; xxiii, 154, 255, largely unpaginated. A very fine and beautiful copy of this superb production. CURMER’S MAGNIFICENT PRODUCTION, A MASTERPIECE OF COLOUR CHROMOLITHOGRAPHY. Curmer had photographed the ancient illuminations which where then colored on the spot. From these he produced the fine chromolithographic plates used to produce this work. The subjects range from the Carolinian Period to the Renaissance. The lavish woodcut borders of the text volume are also designed from originals of the same periods. The use of tipped in photographs within these borders was at the time quite novel and remains very effective. There is also a detailed appendix explaining each of the chromolithographs. This work represents the finest of 19th century printing technology and is a classic, if not the best, example of Curmer’s famed process.

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        The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments and other rites and ceremonies of the Church : according to the use of the Lutheran Church of Nova Scotia.

      Macnab & Shaffer, Halifax 1864 - 144 pages. On verso of title page: "Extract from the minutes of the council of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, held at Bridgewater, Lunenburg County, N.S., on 2nd January, 1864.: Whereas we, the council of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, feel the necessity of having a Liturgy of our Church suitable for a British congregation, therefore resolved That we empower the Pastors of the English Congregation in Lunenburg County to edit and publish a British edition of the Book of Common Prayer for the Lutheran Church; said book including a copy of our Articles of Faith, as found in the Augsburg Confession, and a collection of Hymns from the General Synod Hymn Book." Indeed the Constitution and Bye-Laws of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church of Bridgewater, Nova Scotia" Published and Appended by the Authority of Church Council covers pages 108-115, thereafter Hymns. Original tan cloth (chipping off spine), blue endpapers with signatures of Christian Grimm dated 1870 as well as more recent pen. Dampstain around periphery to first third dwindling in visibility. Despine fraying of spine, binding is sound. Scarce early English Canadian Lutheran volume; Worldcat shows only two institutional holdings of the book worldwide. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Chronicle of England B.C. 55 - A.D. 1485 [Extra Illustrated Copy]

      London: Longman, Green and Roberts 1864, 1st Edition. () viii, 254; 255-462pp. Very good. Quarto. Two volumes. Finely bound in 3 / 4 red morocco over marbled boards. Spine in 6 compartments, two with titles and the remainder stamped in gilt. Raised bands with gilt tooling. A.e.g. Marbled endpapers. Some chipping to marbled paper on boards. Internally tight and clean, with some foxing to inserted plates. A finely bound copy of Doyle's Chronicle of England, extra illustrated by William S. Lloyd of Philadelphia with over 220 engraved plates, many coloured. Although there is no limitation number, the print run of the extra illiustrated set must surely be small given the time and effort of collecting, mounting and inserting the extra plates. The printed set itself is illustrated with over 100 finely coloured in-text illustrations. An attractively bound copy of an interesting Grangerized set..

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        THE ROCK-CUT TEMPLES OF INDIA

      1864. FERGUSSON, James. THE ROCK-CUT TEMPLES OF INDIA. Illustrated by seventy- four photographs taken on the spot by Major Gill. London: John Murray, 1864. xix, 76 pp. (numbered to 78). 8vo., half red gilt morocco over plain grey cloth boards. with 68 of the 74 half-stereo albumen prints. Langdon Warner's copy with a few notes in pencil in his hand. Boards and leather worn, scraped; top of spine chipped 1 1/2 in. Overopened at title page. Pages are stiff card with mounted albumen photo illustrations from stereo- half negatives rather than reduced photo copies which was often the case in this period. All of Fergusson's writings on Indian architecture are important, this was his favourite and most deeply understood subject. Tissue guards intact. The caves of Ajunta and Ellora. Photos small, most about 3 1/4 x 3 in., but lovely, in excellent condition. Gernsheim, Incunabula, 211 and 212 (variant titles). Rare. As is with 68 photos only.

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        The Small House at Allington [Rare Original Proof Illustration]

      London: Smith, Elder, 1864. First printing. None. Near Fine. Millais, John Everett. A RARE PROOF MILLAIS ILLUSTRATION produced from the original wood-engraved plate for the illustration inserted at Vol. 2, page 13, of Anthony Trollope's "The Small House at Allington", the fifth installment in Trollope's famed Barchester series of novels. Framley Parsonage is an important work of Victorian fiction in its own right. Although he had had some limited (and we do mean limited) success with certain of his earlier novels, with Framley Parsonage Trollope had indeed "arrived" as a novelist. This is the Original Proof PRINTING of the illustration titled "Won't you take some more wine?". (The Proof printing has no caption to it as the caption would have been inserted by the printer when printing the sheets for publication. The illustration's title is written in pencil at the bottom of the card stock.) From the Publisher's files and mounted to heavy card stock, this remarkable piece of Trollope ephemera is remarkably rare and presents a collection-distinguishing opportunity for the Trollope collector, and a wonderful opportunity for the Millais collector as well. RARE ORIGINAL PROOF MILLAIS ILLUSTRATION FOR ANTHONY TROLLOPE'S "THE SMALL HOUSE AT ALLINGTON".

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        CAN YOU FORGIVE HER?

      - With illustrations. In two volumes. Pp. [viii]+320+viii+320, 39 [of 40] plates (including frontispiece both volumes - lacking the plate opposite p. 194 in Volume II); grey papered boards, with printed paper title label on spines, joints starting and corners worn both volumes; all edges sprinkled red; a little light foxing and soiling, plus a few slight damp stains to plate margins, a few of the plates with pencilled page numbers (instructions for binder), occasional small edge splits or chips; Chapman & Hall, London, 1864-1865. First edition, bound from the parts?, without advertisements, but with stab holes occasionally visible. Sadleir 19. *Inscribed (probably by the publisher's clerk on Trollope's behalf): With kind regards from the Author at head of title page. The first of the 'Palliser' series, Can You Forgive Her? originally appeared in twenty shilling parts, published monthly from January 1864 to August 1865, with the title pages dated differently (Volume I 1864, Volume II 1865), and the preliminary pages for subsequent book-issue included in parts X and XX. The first ten parts were illustrated by Hablot K. Browne ('Phiz'), the others by a Miss Taylor. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. With engravings on wood from designs of Fra Angelico, Pietro Perugino, Francesco Francia

      London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green, 1864. 4to (29.5 cm, 11.75"). Frontis., [iii]–xvi, 540 pp.; illus. First edition, and one of 250 large paper copies printed of this lavishly illustrated, quintessentially Victorian Bible. The decorations and initials were drawn and engraved by Henry Shaw, who also supervised the engravings of the illustrations after Leonardo da Vinci, Titian, Raphael, and other Italian masters; engravers involved with the project included F. Anderson, James Cooper, Messrs. Dalziel, W.T. Green, William Linton, and many others, all of whom labored mightily in this attempt to reproduce the feel of a 16th-century production. Binding: Signed reddish-brown morocco binding by Root & Son, with covers and spine gilt extra; extremely wide and handsome turn-ins elaborately gilt tooled. Provenance: Front fly-leaf with attractively inked gift inscription to the Rev. John Francis O'Hern, the third Bishop of Rochester, NY, dated 1929. Not in Darlow & Moule. Leather showing small rubbed spots over edges and extremities, with faint leather discoloration to part of front cover; front pastedown with traces of a now-absent bookplate. The weight of this substantial volume has partially cracked the front joint; however, with careful use (and storage on the volume's back, not its lower edge), this damage should not quickly progress. A lavishly produced Victorian New Testament, in a still-impressive binding.

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        The Parables of Our Lord

      London: Routledge, Warne, and Routledge, Farringdon Street, 1864. First edition. Quarto. Original publishers red cloth with elaborately blindstamped and gilt-stamped lettering and designs on both covers and spine, bevelled boards. 19 exquisite full-page wood-engraved illustrations by John Everett Millais (engraved by Dalziel). Printed on thick card paper, A.E.G, headpiece desgins, red ruled borders throughout. An extremely scarce and early Pre-Raphaelite work. At time of research, only copy found on internet.

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        The Arrival of the Ripon in Southampton, with General Garibaldi and his Suite, April 3rd, 1864

      London: Published Josiah Taylor and Droosten, Allan & Co., 1864. Lithograph in black with a blue tintstone and additional hand-coloring, lithography by Vincent Brooks. 18 3/4 x 28 inches. Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807-1882) was, more than any other individual, responsible for the formation of modern Italy out of a patchwork of small principalities and city-states. The decisive phase in the military side of the campaign began with his landing at Marsala on May 11, 1860, which he achieved under the protection of the British Royal Navy. In the ensuing years Garibaldi was never far from the heat of political developments in Italy. He was imprisoned in 1862 for a while; but shortly after his release, he sailed to England to visit London and discuss the situation with members of the government. The lithograph depicts his arrival at Southampton. At the behest of Gladstone, the Prime Minister, Garibaldi - who had a reputation as a rake - was entertained by the controversial dowager Duchess Harriett of Sutherland.

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        NORTHERN MISSISSIPPI AND ALABAMA

      [Washington]. 1864.. Single sheet, 25 x 34 inches. Old fold lines; some wear and minor loss at folds, neatly reinforced and repaired with tissue on verso. A few small tears at edges, minor soiling. Very good. A highly detailed map of the northern half of Mississippi and Alabama, showing the border with Tennessee and all points south to Vicksburg and Montgomery, produced to support the operations of the Union Army there in 1864. This is one of several maps compiled by the U.S. Coast Survey in an attempt to adequately map the South during the Civil War for military purposes. A note on the map indicates that the present map was compiled from various sources, including "campaign maps and information furnished by Capt. O.M. Poe, Chief Engineer, Military Division of the Mississippi, and by Capt. W.E. Merrell, Chief Engineer, Department of the Cumberland." Merrill was Sherman's chief topographical engineer, and he contributed to several important maps of the area, including one of Northern Georgia produced in Chattanooga following the vital capture of that city. With the beginning of the Civil War the United States Army found itself scrambling to obtain adequate field maps for military operations in the South. The most established cartographic branch of the Government, the Coast Survey, was pressed into service to provide these maps, some with a coastal component but mainly for landlocked locations. The cartographers of the Coast Survey reviewed all of the existing cartography available, but also drew on military and scouting reports and covert agents to assemble to most detailed possible maps detailing places, roads, railroads, natural features. The topography is illustrated with hachured and shaded relief, and railroads shown in red. The circulation of these maps was controlled, and only officers ranking major or higher were supposed to control copies. As a result, they are rare today. Two key figures in the Coast Survey effort during the War were Henry Lindenkohl and his brother Adolph, who were responsible for actually drawing many of the field maps. The Lindenkohls were born in Germany, but emigrated to the United States as teenagers and became American citizens. Adolph had already worked at the Coast Survey before the War began, and Henry joined in 1861. Together they made a huge contribution to the war effort through their superb cartographic work, producing and revising maps of different theatres of operations through 1865. Both continued with the survey for the rest of their lives; Adolph died in 1904 after fifty years on the job, and Henry in 1920 after fifty-nine. An important map of Northern Mississippi and Alabama, particularly interesting as part of the greater project undertaken by the Coast Survey to map out the South during the Civil War.

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