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        LES VOIX DU SILENCE. POEMES DENTU PARIS 1865

      DENTU 1865 In - 8 (188 x 127 mm), maroquin marron, dos a' cinq nerfs orne' de caissons, filets en encadrement sur les plats, filets sur les coupes et interieurs, tranches dorees sur temoin, couverture et dos conserves, etui borde' (reliure signee Rene' Aussourd). Editi

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        Georg - Pseudonym Georg Conrad und Günther von Freiberg (Düsseldorf 12. 02. 1826 - 02. 05. 1902 Berlin). Prinz von Preussen. General, Kunstfreund und Dichter. Kniestück stehend in Galauniform mit der Pickelhaube in der linken Hand, "Georg Prinz von Preußen" (faksimilierte Unterschrift, od. ev. Or.- Signatur?),.

      - Fotografie (Silbergelatinabzug?) v. anonym, um 1865, 24,5 x 19,5 (H) Alt auf einen Untersatzkarton montiert. - Wohl nach einem Gemälde. Guter Abzug. - Selten.

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        1865 Wisden : Rebound no Covers, signed by William McCanlis.

      Hi, This is a Wisden from the Adrian Ellis Collection. 1865 : Rebound without Covers, signed by William McCanlis This Wisden is elegantly rebound in brown with gilt to the spine and ribbon bookmark, it is rebound without the original covers within but the pages inside are clean and crisp. The title page has a diagonal crease to it and the 1865 is underlined and Wisden is written to the top. Above that is the signature of William McCanlis who played for Kent 1862-77 according to a pencil note on the rebound page.

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        Anti-Black, Anti-Lincoln 2nd Inauguration Broadside: Hymn. To be sung in all the Churches in the United States on or after the 4th of March, 1865

      Possibly Jersey City: Unknown Publisher, 1865. Broadside. Very Good. A terrific anti-Lincoln broadside with a wickedly satirical five-stanza song hailing "the power of Abraham's name" and the elevation of the black man. It begins by praising President Lincoln's success in requiring "white folks to prostrate" themselves while "the colored gentleman" is "crown[ed] as "lord of all." It goes on to celebrate that the "Constitution, and the rights of States, no more be known; For we have made the Sambo races Superior to our own." The lyrics then express pride that "For this we've fought-for this we've prayed-The Nation's life have given" and beseeches "Lord, send the white folks all to hell-the niggers all to heaven . . . [and] Give to our chosen band Of woolly-heads-the sweet-scented crew-A place at thy right hand." The broadside measures 6.5" x 8.5", however the tip of the upper corner and bottom half-inch have been torn away affecting border. The print has some creases, faint wrinkling, and light stains. The reverse is blank, and it has been hinge-mounted on cardstock using cloth tabs and framed with a buff mat. The missing sections of decorative border have been hand-inked on the cardstock. The first recorded appearance of these lyrics is in a diary of a Union sailor, William Metcalf Hawkins, on January 13, 1862. (a transcript of the journal is maintained by the Navy Department Library), and what appears to be the first printing, titled Hymn and referencing Lincoln's second inauguration on 4 March 1865, appeared on 10 March 1865 in The American Standard, a Jersey City newspaper that supported the Democratic Party. The publisher of this broadside is not identified. Exceptionally scarce; no examples of any format or printing listed in Monaghan, Fish, Hart, Smith, or LoC. As of 2016, no examples are in the trade, no auction records are listed at ABPC or Rare Book Hub, and none held by institutions per OCLC.

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        The Modern System of Naval Architecture.

      London: Day and Son, (1865). 3 folio vols. xxxviii, 686 pp. plus folding frontis. and 167 plates, many folding double page. Russell was the naval architect responsible for the ?Great Eastern?, and his biographer, George Emmerson, refers to The Modern System... as, ?a Great Eastern of books. Doubtless the size of the volumes was dictated by the large scale of the many drawings... It is a monument to Russell?s mastery of his subject, his originality and his capacity as a teacher, a veritable Bible to the naval architects of his time.? Russell (1808-1882), discovered the wave of translation, and developed the wave-line system of ship building. He was an early advocate of iron-clad war- ships, and was fond of the American monitors. He built the ?Great Eastern? (1854-57; launched in 1858), the largest vessel of its day, and the first to have a cellular double-bottom, cellular double upper deck, and longitudinal bulkheads - in short, the first iron ship built to iron design, and not simply an adaptation of wooden shipbuilding. Russell was a founding member of the Institute of Naval Architects in 1860. ?The Modern System of Naval Architecture? includes detailed plates of monitors, American revolving turrets, yachts, an American river steamboat, merchant, passenger, and naval vessels, a Pacific Mail Steamer, 5 plates of an Australian iron screw passenger steamer, and 22 detailed plates of the ?Great Eastern?. It is possibly the most important work on naval architecture of its time. NYPL List p. 317. See also D.N.B. This is a presentation copy from the American Shipmasters Association to Captain William New of the US Treasury Department. At some point this set came into the possession of one W.E. Blewett who, in 1938, presented it to the institution from which I purchased it. Aside from a small notice of the Blewett donation tipped onto the front pastedown of each volume, there are no institutional markings anywhere on these books. Uniformly bound in half red morocco over red cloth, with raised bands and gold spine lettering. Volumes I and III have red morocco cover labels printed in gold, reading, "Presented to Capt. Wm. New of the Treasury Department of Washington by the American Shipmasters Association for his Endeavours to Promote the Interests of the Mercantile Marine of the United States. July 22nd 1868." Volume II has suffered damage to the front cover. It lacks the dedication plate, and the cloth covering on the front board is ripped. All the bindings are intact and sound. The backstrips, corners, and covers are rubbed and scuffed. The interiors of all three volumes are in excellent condition. All the text pages and plates - some of which extend to more than six feet in length - are fresh, clean, and in perfect repair. I am offering this set "as is in hopes of avoiding passing the costs of binding repair on to the consumer.

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        Meine Wallfahrt nach Mekka. Reise in der Küstengegend und im Innern von Hedschas. 2 Bände in 1 Band.

      Leipzig, Dyk, 1865. - VI, 368; 1 Bl., 373 S. Pappband der Zeit. Seltene erste Ausgabe. – Embacher 198 – Henze III, 361: "Deutscher Orient-Reisender von hohem Rang." – Der Privatgelehrte und Orientalist Heinrich von Maltzan (1824-1876) reiste 1860, mit dem Pass eines algerischen Arabers ausgestattet, in landestypischer Tracht nach Arabien, besuchte als einer der ersten Westeuropäer Mekka und musste, als er sich erkannt glaubte, über Dschidda fliehen. Auf den Besuch der heiligen Stadt von Ungläubigen stand die Todesstrafe. – S. 353-368 irrtümlich am Ende von Band 1 eingebunden, Vorsatz mit handschriftlichem Bibliotheksvermerk, 1. Titelblatt mit 3 Stempeln, 2. Titelblatt mit 1 kleinerem Stempel, kleinerer Tintenfleck anfangs im oberen äußeren Schnitt, vereinzelte Randanstreichungen in Bleistift, Kapitale und Gelenke unschön mit Leinen verstärkt. Kanten beschabt. First edition. – 2 vols. in 1 vol. Contemp. boards (spine-ends and hinges unattractively strengthened with cloth, edges rubbed). – p353-368 bound in at end, endpapers with handwritten shelfmark, first title-page with 3 stamps, second title-page with 1 stamp, at beginning small ink stain to upper outer margin, occasional pencil markings. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Portraits of British Americans

      Montreal: William Notman, 1865. First edition. Leather_bound. Good +. 425; 350; 280 p. An extra few duplicate signatures from volume 3 (p. 1-64) bound in at back of volume 2 with corresponding photographs included. 8vo. 84 mounted albumen photographs. Professionally rebound in lovely crimson quarter leather with red and blue marbled paper over boards. Some mild and medium foxing and dampstains to photograph margins in volume 3. Images not affected. Small chip out of back endpaper volume 3 as well. Owner's signature. Issued originally in 18 parts. Published around the same time as Beers' Canadian sporting books as well as the 'The Canadian Handbook and Tourist's Guide' by H. B. Small, both titles featuring Notman photographs. This book is an excellent example of Notman's forays into photographic book illustration and is an excellent social record as well. TPL 4452. Sabin 56025.

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        Monograms 1865-1885". Lederalbum von Zaehnsdorf mit handgezeichneten Monogrammen / Zaehnsdorf leather album with hand-painted monogram designs.

      (England) 1865-1885. - 51 Blätter, davon 37 mit handgezeichneten Monogramm-Designs, teilweise aquarelliert oder gouachiert, 14 mit montierten, mit Gold und Farben gedruckten Monogrammen, 1 Blatt mit montiertem handgeschriebenen Gedicht. Zwischen den Blättern jeweils dünnere Schutzblätter. 23,5 x 16,5 cm. Zaehnsdorf-Einband in rotem Maroquin mit farbigem Deckelmonogramm, Rückenvergoldung und Goldschnitt. Die Innendeckel ebenfalls lederbezogen mit reicher Goldprägung und Monogramm, seidenbezogene fliegende Vorsätze (Einband kaum berieben; innen stellenweise minimal stockfleckig) * Prachtvolles Album mit Monogramm-Variationen, von geübter Hand und mit Liebe zum Detail gezeichnet. Mit einigen Druckproben. Unikat. Sehr schönes Exemplar. - Album containing 51 lvs., of wich 37 lvs. with manuscript / drawn monogram designs in pen and (washed) ink / pencil / washed gouache and brush, 14 lvs. with mounted (gilt) printed monograms and a leaf with mounted manuscript poem. - A splendid private album with monogram designs. 19th century full red morocco binding by Zaehnsdorf, covers with triple gilt fillet borders, frontcover with central gilt inlaid mor. monogram "CS", pastedowns with richly gilt inlaid burgondy morocco with fleuron motifs, within richly gilt red mor. border with fleuron motifs and fillets, upper pastedown also with central gilt inlaid col. mor. circular monogram "BFS", silk lined free endpapers with gilt border along edges, gilt boardedges, gilt ribbed spine, a.e.g.- Some (sm.) rubbed / chafed spots on spine, otherwise very fine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Poems

      London: Edward Moxon & Co, 1865. SIGNED SEVENTH EDITION. 1 vol., 6-1/2" x 4-1/2", signed and dated on the title page "Tennyson July 28th -85". Bound in contemporary full green morocco, raised bands, gilt crest on front cover, covers ruled in blind, blind tooled dentelles, all edges gilt, inner and outer hinges fine, head and foot of spine fine, housed in an elaborate gilt full green morocco solinder slipcase, raised bands, spine slightly sunned.

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        Anti-Black, Anti-Lincoln 2nd Inauguration Broadside: Hymn. To be sung in all the Churches in the United States on or after the 4th of March, 1865

      Possibly Jersey City: Unknown Publisher, 1865. Broadside. Very Good. A terrific anti-Lincoln broadside with a wickedly satirical five-stanza song hailing "the power of Abraham's name" and the elevation of the black man. It begins by praising President Lincoln's success in requiring "white folks to prostrate" themselves while "the colored gentleman" is "crown[ed] as "lord of all." It goes on to celebrate that the "Constitution, and the rights of States, no more be known; For we have made the Sambo races Superior to our own." The lyrics then express pride that "For this we've fought-for this we've prayed-The Nation's life have given" and beseeches "Lord, send the white folks all to hell-the niggers all to heaven . . . [and] Give to our chosen band Of woolly-heads-the sweet-scented crew-A place at thy right hand." The broadside measures 6.5" x 8.5", however the tip of the upper corner and bottom half-inch have been torn away affecting border. The print has some creases, faint wrinkling, and light stains. The reverse is blank, and it has been hinge-mounted on cardstock using cloth tabs and framed with a buff mat. The missing sections of decorative border have been hand-inked on the cardstock. The first recorded appearance of these lyrics is in a diary of a Union sailor, William Metcalf Hawkins, on January 13, 1862. (a transcript of the journal is maintained by the Navy Department Library), and what appears to be the first printing, titled Hymn and referencing Lincoln's second inauguration on 4 March 1865, appeared on 10 March 1865 in The American Standard, a Jersey City newspaper that supported the Democratic Party. The publisher of this broadside is not identified. Exceptionally scarce; no examples of any format or printing listed in Monaghan, Fish, Hart, Smith, or LoC. As of 2016, no examples are in the trade, no auction records are listed at ABPC or Rare Book Hub, and none held by institutions per OCLC.

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        Original-Aquarell " Blick in die Landschaft beim Ehrenmal Dahle bei Kohlberg ".

      - Kleines Aquarell des bekannten Düsseldorfer Künstlers (*1865 Dessau - 1945 Düsseldorf ). Maße: ( Höhe x Breite ) 23 x 32 cm. In zarten Blau- und Grüntönen mit weitem Blick in die Landschaft ( verso bezeichnet " Hacker - Blick a. Ehrenmal Dahle, Kohlberg " - wobei das Ehrenmal selbst eher zu erahnen als zu sehen ist. Auf Karton aufgezogen, im Bereich des Himmels etwas fleckig. Unsigniert, rückseitig mit Montierungsspuren. ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) ( Literatur: Thieme-Becker " Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler, Leipzig 1922, Band 15, S. 410 " : " Maler in Düsseldorf, geb. 8.8.1865 in Dessau. Als Schüler Max Brückners erlernte er in Coburg die Theatermalerei und begleitete das Meininger Hoftheater auf dessen Auslandsreisen. Nach der Auflösung dieser Bühne kam Hacker als Lehrer für dekorative Malerei nach Straßburg im Elsaß an die neubegründete Kunstgewerbeschule, 1896 an das Stadttheater in Düsseldorf.Seine dekorative Malerei, die das Landschaftliche bevorzugt, fand viel Anerkennung, besonders die Festspieldekoration des Rheinischen Goethevereins. In Straßburg rührt von Hacker die Ausmalung des Zoologischen Instituts der Universität her. Mit flottgemalten Landschaftsbildern realistischer Art ist Hacker vielfach auf Ausstellungen, besonders in Düsseldorf, vertreten. " Biographische Angaben: 1865: Hacker wurde am 8. August 1865 in Dessau als Sohn des Kammersängers Adolf Hacker und dessen Gattin Pauline, geb. Zschiesche, einer bedeutenden und berühmten Opernsängerin geboren.1882-1887: Eintritt in das Atelier der Prof. Gebr. Brückner in Coburg wo er die Technik der Theatermalerei erlernt und zum Lieblingsschüler Prof. Brückners avanciert, der damals für Bayreuth Wagners Parsifal ausstattet und für die Meininger unter Herzog Georgs Führung seine berühmten Ausstattungen schuf. 1887-1890: Von Herzog Georg II. an das Hoftheater in Meiningen berufen - Teilnahme an vielen Gastspielreisen. 1890-1896: Berufung nach Straßburg. 1893: Als Stipendiat der Stadt Straßburg nach Chicago zur Weltausstellung entsandt. 1896-1945: Mitglied des Künstlervereins " Düsseldorfer Malkasten ", lange Jahre dort im Vorstand tätig. 1896-1899: Berufung an das Stadttheater in Düsseldorf. Schaffung zahlreicher Ausstattungen ( u.a. für die Festspiele des rheinischen Goethevereins ). 1904: Der Kunstverein erwirbt seine " Eifellandschaft ". 1906: Ankauf des Aquarells "Eifelhöhe mit Schafen" durch Kaiser Wilhelm II. 1905: Festausschmückung Berlins zur Kronprinzenhochzeit.1907-1909: Leiter des Ausstattungswesens an der " Bühne ". 1910: Verleihung der Goldenen Medaille für Kunst und Wissenschaft. 1914-1916:Teilnahme am Ersten Weltkrieg.1919: Lehrer für Bühnenmalerei an der Staatlichen Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf. 1927-1936: Zweite Amerikafahrt: Ausmalung einer großen Maschinenfabrik in Reading, P.A., sowie weitere Reisen ins In- und Ausland mit Planung und Ausführung verschiedenster Arbeiten und Aufträge. 1936: Bildausschmückung des Wartesaals III. Klasse im Düsseldorfer Hauptbahnhof ( im Zweiten Weltkrieg zerstört ). 1938: Eingangshalle des Duisburger Hauptbahnhofes. 1940: 3 große Dioramen für das Naturkunde-Museum der Stadt Dortmund. 1945: Am 5.12. Tod in Düsseldorf. Bis kurz vor seinem Tode beschäftigte ihn der Plan den Keller des im Krieg zerstörten " Düsseldorfer Malkastens " mit Fresken auszumalen um den Künstlern des Düsseldorfer Malkastens eine neue würdige Bleibe zu schaffen. ( 1968: Große Einzelausstellung im Stadtmuseum Düsseldorf *Palais Spee* / 1973: Große Verkaufsausstellung Galerie Paffrath, Düsseldorf, Königsallee 46 ). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Le Livre de Marco Polo. Citoyen de Venise, Conseiller privé et commissaire impérial de Khoubilaï-Khaàn

      Paris, Firmin Didot Frères, Fils et Cie., 1865. 2 volumes, CLVI,832pp, with engraved frontispice (House of Marco Polo in Venice), 2 textportraits, introduction, appendixes, indexes, large 8vo original wrappers. In very good condition. Lacks the map of Asia. First edition. Publié pour la première fois d'après trois manuscrits inédits de la Bibliothèque impériale de Paris, présentant la rédaction primitive du livre, revur par Marc Pol lui-même et donnée par lui, en 1307, à Thiebault de Cépoy, accompagnée des Variantes, de l'explication des mots hors d'usage, et de commentaires géographiques et historiques, tirés des écrivains orientaux. KEYWORDS:china/mongoly

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        Fortifications on Heights of Centreville, Va. (plate 5 from Gardner’s Photographic Sketch Book of the War)

      Washington: Gardner 1865 - Albumen print (approx. 7 x 9 in.), original mount with lithographed frame and caption. Minor occasional soiling and fading. Excellent condition, with good strong tones. This fine view shows Confederate defenses near Bull Run. After the first battle of Bull Run the Confederates extended their earthworks from Manassas across Bull Run and along the ridge of Centreville. The most celebrated collection of Civil War photographs, Gardner’s Photographic Sketch Book of the War contains “many of the most graphic and memorable Civil War images that have come down to us” (ICP). The photographs covered the entire conflict from Manassas in 1862 to the dedication of the monument at Bull Run in June 1865. Gardner presents the photographs, each accompanied by his descriptive text, as “mementoes of the fearful struggle,” recording war as it had never been recorded before. Alexander Gardner joined Mathew Brady’s studio in the 1850s and introduced the new wet-plate collodion process there. This process was employed in the photographs of the Sketch Book. When Brady’s sight deteriorated in the 1850s, Gardner became the studio’s chief photographer. Working with the Army of the Potomac as a civilian photographer, Gardner happened to be present during the Battle of Antietam. Carrying his heavy equipment over the battlefield in the immediate aftermath of this bloodiest of battles, he captured a series of beautiful and shocking images. Within a month of publication they were exhibited at Brady’s New York gallery, where crowds waited in line for hours to view them. When Brady accepted credit for the images, as he was wont to do, the outraged Gardner resigned and set up his own studio, bringing the leading Brady photographers with him. These men, including George Barnard, David Knox, Timothy O’Sullivan, and William Pywell, contributed to the immense Photographic Sketch Book project, and they are scrupulously credited in its captions.

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        Breaking Camp, Brandy Station, Virginia (plate 63 from Gardner’s Photographic Sketch Book of the War)

      Washington: Gardner 1865 - “Here is represented the deserted quarters of Gen. Sharp, Chief of the Secret Service of the Army of the Potomac, at Brandy Station, Virginia” (Gardner). The most celebrated collection of Civil War photographs, Gardner’s Photographic Sketch Book of the War contains “many of the most graphic and memorable Civil War images that have come down to us” (ICP). The photographs covered the entire conflict from Manassas in 1862 to the dedication of the monument at Bull Run in June 1865. Gardner presents the photographs, each accompanied by his descriptive text, as “mementoes of the fearful struggle,” recording war as it had never been recorded before. Alexander Gardner joined Mathew Brady’s studio in the 1850s and introduced the new wet-plate collodion process there. This process was employed in the photographs of the Sketch Book. When Brady’s sight deteriorated in the 1850s, Gardner became the studio’s chief photographer. Working with the Army of the Potomac as a civilian photographer, Gardner happened to be present during the Battle of Antietam. Carrying his heavy equipment over the battlefield in the immediate aftermath of this bloodiest of battles, he captured a series of beautiful and shocking images. Within a month of publication they were exhibited at Brady’s New York gallery, where crowds waited in line for hours to view them. When Brady accepted credit for the images, as he was wont to do, the outraged Gardner resigned and set up his own studio, bringing the leading Brady photographers with him. These men, including George Barnard, David Knox, Timothy O’Sullivan, and William Pywell, contributed to the immense Photographic Sketch Book project, and they are scrupulously credited in its captions.

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        Stone Talk, Being Some of the Marvellous Sayings of a Petral Portion of Fleet Street, London, to One Doctor Polyglott

      London: Robert Hardwicke, 1865. First Edition. 121 pp, re-bound in plain brown buckram with gilt lettering on spine. Some abrasion to the inner margins (from the re-binding process) visible at the gutter, otherwise very clean. No errata leaf. Armorial bookplate of Alan Cathart, Lord Cathcart laid in. Penzer (pp 77-78) describes this work as "a bitter satire, in blank verse, enumerating many of the crimes which England has committed, and castigating her hypocrisy," and deems it "certainly one of the cleverest of all Burton's books." He ascribes its rarity in part to the fact that Isabel Burton bought up and destroyed a large number of the copies, also noting that it is likely fewer than 200 were printed to begin with. See also Casada 62.

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        Nordiska Hjeltesagan. Bildliga framst

      Stockholm. Tryckt hos J & A Riis. 1865. Oblong 8:o. 16

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        Our Mutual Friend. With Illustrations by Marcus Stone.

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1865., 1865. FIRST EDITION. 2 volumes, octavo, pp.[i]-xii, 320; [viii], 309, [1, publisher's imprint]. With forty engraved plates. Original purple-brown sand-grain cloth, blind-stamped covers, gilt to spine, coated yellow endpapers. Bindings generally quite fresh, cloth shipped to foot of volume two, minor edegwear and bumping. Bound without the half-titles or adverts. A very good, clean set. 'Our Mutual Friend,' written in the years 1864?65, is the last completed novel written by Charles Dickens, and concerns money, and what money can make of life. Preceding Dickens' final crime-based work 'The Mystery of Edwin Drood', this novel also features elements of intrigue and suspense; John Harmon, a wealthy young heir, is supposed drowned and in a case of mistaken identity his estate is passed to Boffin, a former servant of his father. John must infiltrate the Boffin household and gain their trust and friendship in order to regain his fortune. Collins; Dickens and Crime (1962).

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        Colección de fotografías originales de la ciudad de Granada, la Alhambra, y Cordoba

      S.l. (Granada), n.a. (c. 1865) - Fol. Conjunto de 12 vistas de Granada y Córdoba de la segunda mitad del siglo XIX. Albúminas originales montadas sobre fuerte cartón blanco de época, medidas de 48 x 32 cm. Al pie a la derecha, a mano, leyenda en lápiz. Comprende seis vistas de la Alhambra, una del;Generalife, dos de los mihrab en Granada y tres de Córdoba y la Mezquita. En perfecto estado de conservación. Charles Mauzaisse, hijo del pintor Jean Baptiste Mauzaisse, viajó al sur de España y quedó prendado de Granada, donde desarrollaría su actividad profesional junto a otros fotógrafos reconocidos como fueron Laurent, Coutourier y Dubois. Todos ellos –conscientes del lucrativo campo de trabajo que ofrecía la imagen de la Alhambra– se instalaron de modo más o menos definitivo en la ciudad, tal y como Masson o el conde Vigier hicieron en Sevilla o Clifford y Laurent en Madrid. Andalucía, una imagen en Europa (1830-1929); Carlos Sánchez Gómez, Imagen fotográfica y transformación de un espacio monumental: el Patio de los Arrayanes de La Alhambra; Imágenes en el tiempo. Un siglo de fotografía en la Alhambra 1840-1940.

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        Gesamtans.

      - Lithographie m. Tonplatte v. Dierckes, um 1865, 17 x 28 Seltenes Blatt. Nicht bei Schefold. - Die Lithographie entstand nach einer "Photographiesche(n) Aufnahme v. H. Dierckes"

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        Gesamtans., i. Hgr. d. Watzmann.

      - Lithographie ( m. farb. Tonplatte ) v. Rottmann n. Pezolt b. Abel in Salzburg, um 1865, 22,5 x 28,5

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        Der ausgestorbene Adel von Stadt und Landschaft Zürich.

      Farbendruck von Egli-Schätti Buchdruck von Gebrüder Gull, Zürich 1865 - Zürich, Farbendruck von Egli-Schätti, Buchdruck von Gebrüder Gull, 1865. 27,8x20 cm. Titelbl., 224 S., 8 S. Mit farb. lithogr. Titel, 51 farb. lithogr. Tafeln mit 608 Wappen. Blindgepr. Ldr.-Bd. der Zeit. Der 8seitige Anhang mit den "seit 1859 in der Stadt Zürich eingebürgerten Geschlechter" mit 10 Tafeln. - Mit dem heraldischen Exlibris von Oskar Göschen auf dem Innendeckel. - (Rücken verblasst und mit Spur eines entfernten Etiketts. Kanten berieben. Text und Tafelränder leicht fleckig). - Selten. Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ROBINSON vs. MANDELL [THE HOWLAND WILL TRIAL]. 15-page manuscript handwritten by Albert Sands Southworth prepared for the plaintiff, illustrated with 6 double page original salt print photographs made by him. Dated, Sept. first week 1867." The manuscript and prints are bound in marbled boards with a cloth spine; a handwritten paper label on the front board reads: "Robinson vs. Mandell, 80th C.C. U.S. Mass. District / For the Complainant / Dep. of Prof Agassiz 412-431 / " " [Dep. of] Alice C. Driscoll / 432-443 also to 461." The printed pages of the depositions discussed are photographed four to a page and placed throughout the document

      - Robinson vs. Mandell (aka the Howland Will Trial) was big news in the 1860s. It was the most sensational mid-nineteenth century trial in America. In 1865 Sylvia Ann Howard's $2 million estate was at stake and there were two wills, one of them perhaps forged. In December 1868 the case was dismissed and the original will stood, evidently disappointing both scientific and legal audiences, because it was dismissed on a technicality. "Miss Hetty," the ambitious Henrietta Howland Robinson (1834-1916), only heir and witness to her aunt's earlier, contested will, had inherited a greater fortune from her father in 1865, and in 1867, during the course of the litigation, she remarried, becoming Hetty Green. After years of legal battles, she settled with the estate's trustees. After a sojourn of several years in London, perhaps to avoid the possibility of being indicted for forgery, she returned to the United States and soon after had great success as an operator on the New York Stock Exchange. In 1881 she moved her financial operations to New York where she flourished as America's first female tycoon, a miserly woman nicknamed "the Witch of Wall Street." When she died in 1916 she was the richest woman in America, and perhaps the whole world.This is an important document, relevant to legal history, the history of science, and American photography. It comprises Southworth's photographs of the printed pages of depositions taken in May 1867, a photograph combining multiple photographs of Sylvia Ann Howard's signature, and three sets of comments by Southworth: on the deposition of Professor Agassiz of Harvard University, on the deposition of Alice Driscoll, and on the deposition of Francis Bartlett, all of which relate to the photographs of Howard's signature (the negatives were made by Southworth in August 1866). Southworth's comments, some quite technical in the first part, take issue with details of Agassiz's deposition, express outrage at the testimony of Miss Driscoll, who saw some of the photographs before the court did ("It flashed upon me that she was a 'spy' and I answered very curtly 'As far as I am concerned you know nothing about them.' She left me quickly and went back to Miss Hetty."), and defends giving Bartlett the photographs he requested "by Judge Thomas' permission."During the ensuing trial Southworth was deposed two times in support of the claim of forgery against the complainant, Hetty Green, and was a key player in the trial. He provided a large number of photographs in evidence. "At the head of their experts, marches Albert S. Southworth, one of the earliest photographers in the country, for twenty-five years engaged in this business; once a teacher of penmanship, and for six or seven years much devoted to questions of handwriting, a frequent expert in courts of law. The study of these signatures and these enlarged photographs has occupied him for weeks. He concludes in the strongest language that signatures #10 and #15 are not genuine" (ALR, pp. 644-46).Albert Sands Southworth (1811-1894) was one of the finest photographers in America, and of great importance to the history of photography. He was an inventor as well as an innovator, and a pioneer in the use of photography to analyze handwriting in court (this document includes a series of signatures on a single page for comparison). Although the case was dismissed, the trial was a landmark in the use of science in court, not only of photography and microscopy (Southworth and Agassiz), but of mathematics as well -- the statistical analysis of Charles Sanders Peirce is of particular importance in the history of American jurisprudence. The cloth spine has deteriorated and the manuscript is largely disbound, but the manuscript pages and plates are in excellent condition overall. (#15570) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Das Schleswig sche Wattenmeer und die friesischen Inseln.

      Glogau Flemming 1865 - VIII, 277 SS., 1 Bl. m. 10 getönten Lithogr. u. 1 lithogr. Karte, 8°, neuere HLwd. d. Zt. ( l. ber. u. best. ). Die Tafeln zeigen: 1. Husum ( Hafen ) 2. Hallig Nordshandischmeer 3. Morsumkliff 4. Wyck ( Wieck ) 5. Boldixum auf Föhr 6. Burgthal auf Hörnum 7. Dünengegend am rothen Kliff auf Sylt 8. Keitum auf sylt 9. Westerland auf Sylt 10. Lister Dünen - Titel der Karte: "Karte vom Schleswigschen Wattemeer und Nordfriesland" ( 47 x 32,6 cm ). Anfangs mit nicht stark ausgeprägtem Feuchtigkeitsrand, insgesamt ein gutes Exemplar in einem schlichten Einband. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cape Cod.

      Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1865 - 252pp.+ 23+1pp. of ads. Bounding in purple (or brown) embossed cloth, gilt decorative title on spine. Ads dated December, 1864. Spine faded, and chipped at the top. Pencil inscription of previous owner on front fly endpaper. 18.5x13cm.

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        A CAMPAIGN FROM SANTA FE TO THE MISSISSIPPI; BEING A HISTORY OF THE OLD SIBLEY BRIGADE FROM ITS FIRST ORGANIZATION TO THE PRESENT TIME; ITS CAMPAIGNS IN NEW MEXICO, ARIZONA, LOUISIANA AND ARKANSAS, IN THE YEARS 1861-2-3-4

      Shreveport, La.: Shreveport News Printing Establishment, 1865. 151pp. Contemporary plain wrappers, labeled in ink manuscript circa 1900. Skillful repairs to minor marginal tears. Some contemporary notes and corrections in pencil. About half of the final leaf supplied in facsimile. In a half morocco box. Overall very good. The greatest rarity of the Civil War in Texas and the Trans-Mississippi West, Noel's narrative is virtually impossible to obtain; we know of only one other copy to change hands in the last fifty years. The present copy belonged to Lt. Alexander Porter Morse, who made a number of annotations in the text. Morse was attached to the Brigade during its Louisiana operations. The "Sibley Brigade" was formed by Gen. Henry H. Sibley, who conceived the bold plan of recruiting a brigade of troops in Texas to invade New Mexico, Arizona, and Colorado and secure them for the Confederacy, then sieze California. The gold of California and control of the west would give the Confederacy a boost which might sway the outcome of the war. Troops were recruited in the late summer and fall of 1861, and by November, 1861 the Brigade left San Antonio for New Mexico. By early 1862 they had siezed southern New Mexico and Ft. Bliss in Arizona. In February 1862, Union troops pushed south from Colorado, and on the 21st a pitched battle was fought at Valverde which the Brigade won. Sibley chased the Union troops north, but in a second battle at Glorieta Pass in northern New Mexico on March 21, was roundly defeated. This forced the abandonment of the western strategy, and the Confederates retreated to Mesilla and then across Texas, arriving back in east Texas in the summer of 1862. Noel's account is the best of the entire southwestern campaign. In 1863 the Brigade was involved in the defense of Galveston early in the year, and then moved to western Louisiana, where it actively campaigned and took part in numerous conflicts from April onward. The fall of Vicksburg in July effectively cut the trans-Mississippi off from the rest of the Confederacy, and campaigning was confined to northern Louisiana before retreating to winter quarters in Texas. In the spring of 1864 it returned to the vicinity of Alexandria, Louisiana, and engaged in more hard fighting there and then in southern Arkansas until the end of the year. Noel's narrative ends at the end of 1864. This book was probably printed in Shreveport during the winter of 1865, accounting for its extreme rarity. A prospectus exists dated at Houston on March 20, 1865, making it possible that this is not a Confederate imprint but actually issued immediately after the war. Parrish and Willingham locate seven copies, all in institutions with major Americana holdings. To this we can add a copy we know of in a private collection (the Sanders copy, on which his 1961 reprint was based, sold by this firm several years ago) and the present copy. One of the legendary rarities of Texana and the Civil War. HOWES N167, "d." PARRISH & WILLINGHAM 4977.

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        36-star US flag

      1865 - (AMERICANA) (NEVADA). Thirty-six star U.S. flag. No place: circa 1865. Cotton and wool flag measuring 6 by 11 feet, with five-point stars arrayed in a Great Star pattern; top and bottom stripes red, blue canton extends to the seventh stripe and rests on the eighth [white] stripe; housed in a triangular oak display box. $12,500.Large 36-star American flag commemorating Nevada statehood, the first flag to appear after the Civil War, with stars arrayed in a "Great Star" pattern, "widely regarded as the most beautiful of the Stars and Stripes."Although Nevada became a state while the Civil War was in progress, its membership in the Union was not officially recognized by Congress until July 4, 1865, several months after the war was over" (Druckman & Kohn, 56). The 36-star flag was official until 1867, when a star was added for Nebraska; Andrew Johnson was the only president who served under this flag. "The United States expanded rapidly during the second half of the 19th century as new states joined the union. Until 1912, no regulation governed the arrangement or uniformity of the stars" (Pierce Collection, 9). "The 36-star flag, which became official on July 4, 1865, typically contained five rows of stars" (Leepson, 94). The flag offered here instead has stars arrayed in "the once-illustrious 'Great Star,' perhaps the most beautiful and most loved of any Stars and Stripes. In this splendid form, the 'starry flower of Liberty'-as the flag was named by Oliver Wendell Holmes-held sway during the era of national expansion: 1818 to the end of the Civil War. The 'Great Star' pattern boasted venerable antecedents. One of the earliest motifs of American heraldry, in 1782 it appeared on the Great Seal of the United States. To this day a 'Great Star' adorns the reverse side of the one dollar bill" (Mastai & Mastai, 99-100). "One 19th-century design for flags-rarely found but popular with collectors today-gathered the stars on the canton in a large star configuration, called the 'Great Star' or 'Great Luminary' pattern" (Druckman & Kohn, 21). "The Great Star pattern has an extraordinary folk art quality and is widely regarded as the most beautiful of the Stars and Stripes" (Pierce Collection, 16). Stars of various sizes appearing together, as with this flag, are often seen on "Great Star" flags. This flag has cotton stripes and double-appliqued cotton stars on a wool canton, with all elements machine-stitched. A one-and-one-half by three-inch cotton label with an India ink inscription is sewn on the hoist side of the 12th stripe; this label appears to read "Henry Jury," possibly the ownership label of a veteran of that name from Rife, PA, who served in the Pennsylvania Volunteer Militia during the Civil War and who died in 1918. See Keim & Keim, 123, 128; Pierce Collection, 18. Flag with loss to top hoist end and top and bottom fly ends, eight-inch tear to bottom of canton, eight-inch tear to fly end of fourth (white) stripe, minor soiling and some small holes. Blue canton faded to buff. A lovely example of the desirable "Great Star" flag.

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        CASTINE

      Raleigh: Wm. B. Smith & Co., 1865. 32pp. Original pictorial wrappers. Old stamp on front wrapper, titlepage, and several text leaves. Foredge trimmed quite close, shaving a few letters from the final word in each line. Otherwise a very good copy. In a half morocco box. A scarce Confederate romance, illustrated on the front wrapper with a macabre scene of a soldier leaning on his rifle among a sea of skulls. Styled on the titlepage, "Southern Field and Fireside Novelette 2 - New Series." Parrish & Willingham locate twenty-eight copies. PARRISH & WILLINGHAM 6307. CONFEDERATE BELLES-LETTRES 27.

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        Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l'Europe, original prints in a partial volume for 1865-67, including 2 double page lilies; 1 double orchid; 1 double freesia & several double foliage prints and 2 single page crocus prints, 1 ranunculus, 1 lily, and many others.

      Belgium:: Louis Van Houtte,. 1865.. A total of 47 color plates, 19 double page chromolithograph plates, 28 single page plates. Many plates finished by hand. Plesch 445; Nissen 2254. A broken volume, with lovely double page plates of lilies, orchids & foliage plants, single page plates of orchids, crocuses, ranoncles, apple. Single plates 6.5 x 9.75"; double pages 9.75 x 12.75".

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        \"Frühlingslust\"; \"Sommerfrische\"; \"Herbstfreude\"; \"Wintervergnügen\". Die vier Jahreszeiten symbolisiert von Gruppen festlich gekleideter junger Leute, dazu jeweils das zur Jahreszeit passende Arrangement, unten Inschrift. Vier Darstellungen auf vier Blättern.

       Radierungen mit Punktiermanier von C.Geyer nach Th. Pixis bei E. Hallberger, Stuttgart, um 1865, je 50 x 36 cm. Bötticher, Pixis 33 - 35. - Der Frühling mit jungen Mädchen in Schwarzwälder Trachten beim ersten Ausflug in die Natur; der Sommer mit einer Künstlergesellschaft in Damenbegleitung beim Picknick im Freien; der Herbst mit farbentragenden Corpsstudenten, die ihre Damen zum Kaffee besuchen; der Winter mit jungen Frauen beim Schlittschuhlaufen im Englischen Garten in München, rechts der Monopteros, links die Frauentürme. - Hinterlegte Einrisse in den breiten Rändern. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Dekorative Graphik, Frauen, Jahreszeiten

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        Our Mutual Friend. With Illustrations by Marcus Stone.

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1865., 1865. FIRST EDITION. 2 volumes, octavo, pp.[i]-xii, 320; [viii], 309, [1, publisher's imprint]. With forty engraved plates. Original purple-brown sand-grain cloth, blind-stamped covers, gilt to spine, coated yellow endpapers. Bindings generally quite fresh, cloth shipped to foot of volume two, minor edegwear and bumping. Bound without the half-titles or adverts. A very good, clean set. 'Our Mutual Friend,' written in the years 1864–65, is the last completed novel written by Charles Dickens, and concerns money, and what money can make of life. Preceding Dickens' final crime-based work 'The Mystery of Edwin Drood', this novel also features elements of intrigue and suspense; John Harmon, a wealthy young heir, is supposed drowned and in a case of mistaken identity his estate is passed to Boffin, a former servant of his father. John must infiltrate the Boffin household and gain their trust and friendship in order to regain his fortune. Collins; Dickens and Crime (1962).

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        Pharmacopoea Germaniae. Sumptibus Editorum.

      Creutz (Kretzschmann),, Magdeburg, 1865 - schlichter HLdr. der Zeit, 8°, X, 393 S., Schelenz 728 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der Löwenbändiger Herr Bathy - Cooper wird sich mit 6 dressirten Löwen in einem prachtvollen Käfig produciren. Die Productionen der Löwen sind von der staunenerregendsten Art. Er zwingt durch seine übermenschlichen Ausführungen und sichtliche Kühnheit die wilden Bewohner der Wüste vor dem Blitz seines Adlerauges sich niederzulegen und um herumzuspringen. Alle Productionen werden von ihm mit einem seltenen Muth ausgeführt, mit einem Wort, ein Blick dieses Löwenbändigers macht ihn zum Beherrscher und verschafft ihm Unterwürfigkeit und Ehrerbietung dieser wilden Tiere. - Ernst Renz, Director.

      (Frankfurt), Buchdruckerei R. Baist, ca. 1865.Einblattdruck auf grünem Papier, oben mittig mit Holzschnitt - Abbildung (ca. 11 x 11 cm). Blattgr.: 59,5 x 35 cm. Neben Bathy - Cooper waren auch 4 Pferdenummern zu sehen, u. a. Jacques Steckel, der Pirouetten auf gesatteltem Pferde im Gallop und Trabe ausführte. Der Holzschnitt zeigt eine Pferdenummer. Bücher de

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        Signed and inscribed copy of ’Nye Eventyr og Historier’. Anden Række. Tredie Samling.

      Copenhagen, 1865 - Bound with orig. wrappers. Insbribed in Andersen’s typical handwriting: "Digteren,Vennen Michael Rosing i Sorø Jule-Hilsen fra H.C. Andersen". Inscription: ’The Poet, the Friend Michael Rosing in Soroe, Christmas-greeting from H.C. Andersen’Michael Rosing was senior teacher at Soroe Academy and married to Agnes Dunlop. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        L.a.f., non datata (ma 1865)

      - 2 pp. in-8, vergate al recto ed al verso. «Caro Cecchino (?), A Montepulciano andai nel 1829. Sono dunque 36 anni. Non posso rammentarmi di tutti i miei scritti d'epoca così remota. Io so che il Vicario Martini mi propose fare domanda perché mi fosse concesso il ritorno, ed io negai; attesi il minuto col piè nella staffa, e me ne andai. Non è possibile il carteggio che si dice. E bada che l'articolo dice:-Supplicante al Granduca.Dunque dov'è la supplica al Granduca? Questa deve uscire fuori:-No, no: venga fuori quello che hanno: infami sono, sempre. Insisti o fuori la supplica o ritrattazione. .». La lettera va riferita ad una tarda polemica politico-giornalistica circa una presunta supplica che il Guerrazzi avrebbe inoltrato al Granduca nel periodo dell'esilio di Montepulciano (durante il quale incontrò Mazzini ed aderì al suo programma politico). Va ricordato che Guerrazzi partecipò, ai moti toscani del '31 (che gli costarono la relegazione all'Elba) e del '48-'49, ricoprendo la carica di Dittatore (per i quali subì prima la carcerazione e poi l'esilio in Corsica). F.D.Guerrazzi (Livorno 1804-1873), fu uomo politico e scrittore famoso per i suoi romanzi storici. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        1865 Original Paperback Wisden, Facs Spine, 2nd Edition!

      Hi, This lot is an 1865 Original Paperback Wisden. It has an expertly made facsimile spine and is an original 2nd Edition Wisden. It is in Good Condition. I was proud to own this book for years (hence how I can offer it at such a low price) but I have now purchased an original with original spine-ish so my book is up for sale, the covers here have some marks, , a bit of light staining to the front cover but not inside the book. The rear cover has some wear too. The first page has a stamp from the Sydney Pardon Estate which is a nice bonus. The spine holds the book together very well and so is tightly bound. Inside the book is nice and bright and clean, a very rare book. It is quite a bit shorter than my 1864 but so is my new replacement, must have been cut fine back then. Please see the large pictures. More available on request. Please see the Video for more info... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjRZOKNO7ro Buy-it-now. More Photos on request. Payment: Card, Paypal, Cheque or BACS

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        VERZEICHNISS DER REPTILIEN,

      - welche au einer Reiser im nördlichen America beobachtet wurden. Von? [etc]. Dresden, Druck von E. Blochmann & Sohn. 1865. In folio (de 31x23 cm) com 141 pags. Encadernação recente com lombada em pele. Ilustrado em extratexto com cromolitografias. Exemplar por abrir e com leve desgaste das capas originais. Separata da "Nova Acta Academiae Caesareae Leopoldinae", volume XXXII. Alexander Philipp Maximilian, príncipe de Wied-Neuwied foi um dos maiores naturalistas e etnógrafos do século XIX. Ficou conhecido pelas suas obras 'Reise nach Brasilien' e 'Reise in das innere Nord-América'. O sua grande obra sobre os répteis Verzeichniss der Reptilien, welche auf einer reise im nördlichen America beobachtet wurden", ilustrado com sete gravuras de Bodmer, coloridas manualmente, descrevendo tartarugas e salamandras, foi publicado pouco antes da sua morte em Neuwied, em 3 de Fevereiro 1867 '(Adler p. 22). Carl Bodmer ficou conhecido como o ilustrador de gravuras dos índios norte-americanos. In folio (31x23 cm). 141 pags. Binding: Recent binding with skin spine. Illustrated hors-text with chromolithography engravings. Copy with unnopened quires and with boards slightly worn out. Offprint from "Nova Acta Academiae Caesareae Leopoldinae", volume XXXII. Alexander Philipp Maximilian, prince of Wied-Neuwied was one of the greatest explorer-naturalists and ethnologists of the 19th century. He is best known for his "Reise nach Brasilien" and "Reise in das innere Nord-America". His major report on the reptiles "Verzeichniss der Reptilien, welche auf einer reise im nördlichen America beobachtet wurden", illustrated with seven beautifully handcoloured plates of turtles and salamanders by Bodmer, was published shortly before the prince"s death, in Neuwied, on 3 February 1867' (Adler p. 22). Carl Bodmer is well known as illustrator of 19th century Native Americans. B.M.(N.H.)V, 2316; Nissen ZBI, 4400. Location/localizacao: SDC

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        Commissary Department, Head-Quarters Army of the Potomac (plate 61 from Gardner’s Photographic Sketch Book of the War)

      Washington: Gardner 1865 - “The commissary at General Headquarters of the Army of the Potomac was nothing less than an immense grocery establishment. Coffee, tea, sugar, molasses, bacon, salt pork, fresh beef, potatoes, rice, flour &c. were always kept on hand in large quantities” (Gardner). The most celebrated collection of Civil War photographs, Gardner’s Photographic Sketch Book of the War contains “many of the most graphic and memorable Civil War images that have come down to us” (ICP). The photographs covered the entire conflict from Manassas in 1862 to the dedication of the monument at Bull Run in June 1865. Gardner presents the photographs, each accompanied by his descriptive text, as “mementoes of the fearful struggle,” recording war as it had never been recorded before. Alexander Gardner joined Mathew Brady’s studio in the 1850s and introduced the new wet-plate collodion process there. This process was employed in the photographs of the Sketch Book. When Brady’s sight deteriorated in the 1850s, Gardner became the studio’s chief photographer. Working with the Army of the Potomac as a civilian photographer, Gardner happened to be present during the Battle of Antietam. Carrying his heavy equipment over the battlefield in the immediate aftermath of this bloodiest of battles, he captured a series of beautiful and shocking images. Within a month of publication they were exhibited at Brady’s New York gallery, where crowds waited in line for hours to view them. When Brady accepted credit for the images, as he was wont to do, the outraged Gardner resigned and set up his own studio, bringing the leading Brady photographers with him. These men, including George Barnard, David Knox, Timothy O’Sullivan, and William Pywell, contributed to the immense Photographic Sketch Book project, and they are scrupulously credited in its captions.

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        Battery No. 4, near Yorktown, Virginia (plate 14 from Gardner’s Photographic Sketch Book of the War)

      Washington: Gardner 1865 - Albumen print (approx. 7 x 9 in.), original mount with lithographed frame and caption. Minor occasional soiling and fading. Excellent condition, with good strong tones. This battery of 13 inch mortars was placed for the bombardment of Yorktown. The high trajectory of the shells permitted the emplacement to be made under a high bank. The most celebrated collection of Civil War photographs, Gardner’s Photographic Sketch Book of the War contains “many of the most graphic and memorable Civil War images that have come down to us” (ICP). The photographs covered the entire conflict from Manassas in 1862 to the dedication of the monument at Bull Run in June 1865. Gardner presents the photographs, each accompanied by his descriptive text, as “mementoes of the fearful struggle,” recording war as it had never been recorded before. Alexander Gardner joined Mathew Brady’s studio in the 1850s and introduced the new wet-plate collodion process there. This process was employed in the photographs of the Sketch Book. When Brady’s sight deteriorated in the 1850s, Gardner became the studio’s chief photographer. Working with the Army of the Potomac as a civilian photographer, Gardner happened to be present during the Battle of Antietam. Carrying his heavy equipment over the battlefield in the immediate aftermath of this bloodiest of battles, he captured a series of beautiful and shocking images. Within a month of publication they were exhibited at Brady’s New York gallery, where crowds waited in line for hours to view them. When Brady accepted credit for the images, as he was wont to do, the outraged Gardner resigned and set up his own studio, bringing the leading Brady photographers with him. These men, including George Barnard, David Knox, Timothy O’Sullivan, and William Pywell, contributed to the immense Photographic Sketch Book project, and they are scrupulously credited in its captions.

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        La Divina Commedia

      FRANCESCO PAGNONI, MILANO 1865 - ITALIANO La Commedia di Dante Allighieri con ragionamenti e note di Niccolo Tommaséo è una ristampa dell' opera, in tre volumi rilegati in pelle con titoli ai dorsi, tagli decorati con motivi floreali a colori, e riccamente illustrata con stampe, protette da velina, con ritratto di Dante Alighieri eseguito sopra Giotto, Nello Fiorentino e Pietro Lombardo dal distinto Faruffini Federico; presenti segni del tempo e di usura soprattutto nelle copertine consumate ai margini e molto consumate ai dorsi, fioritura sparsa e veline molto imbrunite, il testo è ben leggibile

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        Original-Aquarell \" Gefällter Baumstamm im Wald \".

       Kleineres Aquarell des bekannten Düsseldorfer Künstlers (*1865 Dessau - 1945 Düsseldorf ). In satten Grün- , Braun- und Rottönen liegt ein Baumstamm auf einer Waldeslichtung. Maße ( Höhe x Breite ) 24,5 x 34 cm, rechts unten signiert \" G. Hacker, 16.9.`32 \". Ecken etwas angeknickt. ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) ( Literatur: Thieme-Becker \" Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler, Leipzig 1922, Band 15, S. 410 \" : \" Maler in Düsseldorf, geb. 8.8.1865 in Dessau. Als Schüler Max Brückners erlernte er in Coburg die Theatermalerei und begleitete das Meininger Hoftheater auf dessen Auslandsreisen. Nach der Auflösung dieser Bühne kam Hacker als Lehrer für dekorative Malerei nach Straßburg im Elsaß an die neubegründete Kunstgewerbeschule, 1896 an das Stadttheater in Düsseldorf...Seine dekorative Malerei, die das Landschaftliche bevorzugt, fand viel Anerkennung, besonders die Festspieldekoration des Rheinischen Goethevereins. In Straßburg rührt von Hacker die Ausmalung des Zoologischen Instituts der Universität her. Mit flottgemalten Landschaftsbildern realistischer Art ist Hacker vielfach auf Ausstellungen, besonders in Düsseldorf, vertreten. \" Biographische Angaben: 1865: Hacker wurde am 8. August 1865 in Dessau als Sohn des Kammersängers Adolf Hacker und dessen Gattin Pauline, geb. Zschiesche, einer bedeutenden und berühmten Opernsängerin geboren.1882-1887: Eintritt in das Atelier der Prof. Gebr. Brückner in Coburg wo er die Technik der Theatermalerei erlernt und zum Lieblingsschüler Prof. Brückners avanciert, der damals für Bayreuth Wagners Parsifal ausstattet und für die Meininger unter Herzog Georgs Führung seine berühmten Ausstattungen schuf. 1887-1890: Von Herzog Georg II. an das Hoftheater in Meiningen berufen - Teilnahme an vielen Gastspielreisen. 1890-1896: Berufung nach Straßburg. 1893: Als Stipendiat der Stadt Straßburg nach Chicago zur Weltausstellung entsandt. 1896-1945: Mitglied des Künstlervereins \" Düsseldorfer Malkasten \", lange Jahre dort im Vorstand tätig. 1896-1899: Berufung an das Stadttheater in Düsseldorf. Schaffung zahlreicher Ausstattungen ( u.a. für die Festspiele des rheinischen Goethevereins ). 1904: Der Kunstverein erwirbt seine \" Eifellandschaft \". 1906: Ankauf des Aquarells \"Eifelhöhe mit Schafen\" durch Kaiser Wilhelm II. 1905: Festausschmückung Berlins zur Kronprinzenhochzeit.1907-1909: Leiter des Ausstattungswesens an der \" Bühne \". 1910: Verleihung der Goldenen Medaille für Kunst und Wissenschaft. 1914-1916:Teilnahme am Ersten Weltkrieg.1919:Lehrer für Bühnenmalerei an der Staatlichen Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf. 1927-1936: Zweite Amerikafahrt: Ausmalung einer großen Maschinenfabrik in Reading, P.A., sowie weitere Reisen ins In- und Ausland mit Planung und Ausführung verschiedenster Arbeiten und Aufträge. 1936: Bildausschmückung des Wartesaals III. Klasse im Düsseldorfer Hauptbahnhof ( im Zweiten Weltkrieg zerstört ). 1938: Eingangshalle des Duisburger Hauptbahnhofes. 1940: 3 große Dioramen für das Naturkunde-Museum der Stadt Dortmund. 1945: Am 5.12. Tod in Düsseldorf. Bis kurz vor seinem Tode beschäftigte ihn der Plan den Keller des im Krieg zerstörten \" Düsseldorfer Malkastens \" mit Fresken auszumalen um den Künstlern des Düsseldorfer Malkastens eine neue würdige Bleibe zu schaffen. ( 1968: Große Einzelausstellung im Stadtmuseum Düsseldorf *Palais Spee* / 1973: Große Verkaufsausstellung Galerie Paffrath, Düsseldorf, Königsallee 46 ). Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Hacker, Georg Hacker, Düsseldorf, Düsseldorfer Malerschule, Düsseldorfer Malkasten, Malkasten, Aquarell

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        SOLDIER'S LETTER. A REGIMENTAL PAPER - TO ACCOMPANY THE REGIMENT. Vol. 1. No. 23

      [Fort Riley, Ks.], 1865. [3]pp. Quarto, on a folded folio sheet. Old fold lines and minor soiling. Very good plus. An extremely rare regimental newspaper, printed on a field press in Fort Riley, Kansas. The Second Colorado Cavalry, organized in 1863 and stationed at Fort Riley, Kansas, served also from Kansas City, Independence, Westport, Hickman's Mills, Pleasant Hill, and Harrisonville, Missouri. Its detachments engaged in almost constant fighting around central Missouri. Commanded by Col. James Ford, the regiment was charged with protecting the Kansas citizens from guerillas. This issue of the SOLDIER'S LETTER, published just two weeks after President Lincoln's assassination, contains an ode and article on his death. The paper also notes Jefferson Davis' capture and attempts by "negro troops" to "massacre of rebel citizens of Memphis." The SOLDIER'S LETTER was published longer than most regimental newspapers, from August 1864 until November 1865. Both Confederate and Union armies produced various regimental newspapers which provide important perspectives into the lives of Civil War soldiers. Any issues are rare.

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        Traité des propriétés projectives des figures. Ouvrage utile à ceux qui s'occupent de la géométrie descriptive et d'opérations géométriques sur le terrain. Deuxième édition, revue, corrigée et augmentée d'annotations nouvelles

      Gauthier-Villars-66, Paris 1865 - ______ Format : 2 volumes in-4. [274 x 211 mm] Collation : XXXII, 428 pp., 12 planches h.-t. / VIII, 452 pp., 6 pl. h.-t. Demi-chagrin vert, dos à nerfs. (Reliure postérieure.). ___. ____ Cette seconde édition - la première de 1822- a été largement augmentée par Poncelet des "théories générales des centres des moyennes harmoniques, de réciprocité polaire (dualité), de l'analyse des transversales et leurs principales applications aux propriétés projectives des courbes et des surfaces géométriques." Provenance : Un feuillet imprimé a été relié en tête de l'ouvrage : "Institut de France. Académie des Sciences. Prix Poncelet décerné en 1948 à M. Georges Valiron, professeur à la Faculté des Sciences de Paris, né à Lyon le 7 septembre 1884." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der ausgestorbene Adel von Stadt und Landschaft Zürich. (Anhang:) Die seit 1859 in der Stadt Zürich eingebürgerten Geschlechter mit Wappentafeln.

      Egli-Schätti,, Zürich, 1865 - Zürich, Egli-Schätti, 1865. 4°. 224, 8 S. 1 chromolithogr. Frontisp. u. 51 chromolithogr. Tafeln. Goldgepr. Orig.-Lederband mit dreiseitigem Goldschnitt. Mit handschr. Randbemerkungen zum Teil mit Tinte. Durchgehend stockfleckig. Bindung gelockert. Einband stärker berieben und bestossen. Goldgepr. Orig.-Lederband mit dreiseitigem Goldschnitt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Grammar of Ornament

      London: Day and Son, Ltd, 1865. Hardcover. Very Good. Second edition, first printing. Small folio (13.5" x 9.5"). Original purplish brown cloth recently recased with original spine laid down, all edges gilt. 157 pp. with color plates numbered to 100 as in original edition and as called for in table of contents, although title page calls for 112; the final twelve may be missing. Cloth unevenly toned at front, gilt lettering rubbed, faint tape stains. All plates are bright and beautiful, tissue guards intact. Gift inscription on front flyleaf, small piece of publisher's catalogue glued to front paste down. Tiny light Dyeing Company stamp on title page. A stunning example of chromolithography cataloguing ornamentation throughout history.

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