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        The Australian Sketchbook by S.T.G. Printed in colours and published by Hamel and Ferguson

      Melbourne: circa, 1865. In good condition, in a modern binding.. Oblong folio, with 25 fine chromolithograph plates including the title page; full calf, gilt-ruled and spine titled in gilt, edges gilt, preserved in a slipcase. A warm and ironic tribute to colonial bush life, The Australian Sketchbook by Samuel Thomas Gill remains a classic of illustrated Australiana. This is Gill's sought-after and most famous publication, an attractive album of 25 rural scenes including bushranging, kangaroo stalking, the bush mailman, cattle droving. Throughout there are poignant comparisons between Aboriginal life and that of the settlers. 'Bush Funeral', for example, which shows a weeping funeral procession behind a coffin pulled by two bullocks, is followed by 'Native Sepulchre', an Aboriginal corpse on a platform with howling dingoes below.The colour printing of the lithographs is of notably high quality for this early date. The album was printed in 1865, later in the same year that chromolithography was first put to serious use in Nicholas Chevalier's Album. The colouring here (occasionally highlighted with a little hand-applied colour) is a delicate and successful use of the medium.'The title-page shows a likeness of the artist carrying his boots and equipment and crossing a shallow stream barefoot. His head is turned suspiciously towards two Aborigines shown half concealed by rocks, while unseen by him a snake menaces an unprotected foot. The sketch indicates something of Gill's attitude towards himself at this time. He evidently viewed his own situation with wry humour, adopted a generally fatalistic attitude, and held his own achievements and future in scant regard' (McCulloch, Artists of the Australian Gold Rush). Ferguson, 9924f; Australian Rare Books, 251.

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        PHOTOGRAPH OF TWO CHINESE WOMEN AND TWO WESTERNERS POSING AT A. SANG'S STUDIO IN HONG KONG.

      Hong Kong n.d. ca 1865, - A. Sang. Stiff card, 10.8 x 16.5 cm.English & Chinese text on the back, photograpic image is inexcellent condition, strong image, clean, solid, NO defects,exceptionally RARE subject ! Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        OUR MUTUAL FRIEND

      Chapman & Hall. London. 1865. FIRST EDITION. Two volumes. 8vo. (8.6 x 5.8 inches). Forty fine full page illustrations on steel by Stone. Both half titles present. A very good clean copy with some minimal spotting to a few plates and heavier foxing to the tissue paper guards opposite the frontispieces in each volume. Finely bound in early half tan calf bindings. Raised bands with gilt decorations on spines. Black title labels, gilt. Compartments double ruled and decorated in blind. Marbled paper on boards. Light brown plain endpapers. All edges marbled. Previous owners inscription to the front blank endpaper of volume one. Some rubbing and bumping to the extremities but overall a very good copy in attractive contemporary bindings. Bound by Sharpe & Kelley, Bookbinders, of Liverpool, and with their small paper labels to the front paste down endpapers.

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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, [36, publisher's ads]; [viii], 309, [1, publisher's imprint], [1, blank], [4, publisher's ads]. With forty engraved plates. Original purple-brown sand-grain cloth, blind-stamped covers, gilt to spine, coated yellow endpapers. Bindings rubbed in places, some soiling, spine ends worn, volume one neatly recased. A presentable set, housed in a leather-spined clamshell box. '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 fortune 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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        Our Mutual Friend. With Illustrations by Marcus Stone.

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1865. - First Edition. 2 volumes, octavo, pp.[i]-xii, 320, [36, publisher's ads]; [viii], 309, [1, publisher's imprint], [1, blank], [4, publisher's ads]. With forty engraved plates. Original purple-brown sand-grain cloth, blind-stamped covers, gilt to spine, coated yellow endpapers. Bindings rubbed in places, some soiling, spine ends worn, volume one neatly recased. A presentable set, housed in a leather-spined clamshell box. '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 fortune 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). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Our Mutual Friend.

      Chapman and Hall, London. 1865 - First edition in book form. Octavo. Two volumes bound into one, retaining both half-title pages, probably in about 1880. pp xii, 320; viii, 309. First issue misspelling of ''pricipal'' on page 115 of second volume. The author's last completed novel and the only one to be illustrated by Marcus Stone. The plates are engraved by the Dalziel Brothers and W.T. Green. Half red morocco over marbled boards, raised bands. Marbled edges and endpapers.Armorial bookplate Steuart Augustus Sillem on front pastedown and his ownership inscription on verso of front free endpaper. Occasional faint foxing to the plates. Covers a bit rubbed at the edges. Very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Explorations in Australia. The Journals of John McDouall Stuart during the Years 1858 . [to] 1862, when he fixed the Centre of the Continent and successfully crossed it from Sea to Sea. Edited from Mr Stuart's Manuscript by William Hardman

      London, Saunders, Otley, 1865 (second edition)/ 1864 - Octavo, xxiv, 511 pages plus an original oval albumen paper photographic portrait frontispiece of Stuart (67 x 55 mm) mounted on a page bearing a facsimile signed inscription, 12 plates (by George French Angas), a one-page map of Australia, a very large folding map (approximately 850 x 265 mm, bound in at the rear) and an 'Advertisement to the Second Edition' (one leaf, verso blank) bound in after the title page; both maps have routes and coastal waters marked in colour. Original blue cloth a little sunned, stained and bumped; small closed tear and light indentation to the spine; endpapers a little marked; plates a little foxed (especially the frontispiece mount), with light shallow tidemarks to several short edges (a little darker on one plate); one short tear to the large map neatly closed; a decent copy. Identical to the first edition in all respects, apart from an 'Advertisement to the Second Edition' (consisting of just 11 lines on one leaf, verso blank). Use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability.

      [Bookseller: Michael Treloar Antiquarian ANZAAB/ILAB]
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        Broadside, begins: "El Ministro de Relaciones Exteriores, encargado del gobierno, a los habitantes de la República. Guatemaltecos! Un acontecimiento grave y doloroso me obliga a dirijiros la palabra

      [Guatemala: No publisher/printer Folio (34 cm; 13.25"). [1] p.. 1865] Pedro de Aycinena announces the death of long-time leader and sometimes president Rafael Carrera, dated in the text 14 April 1865. => Carrera was an epitome of the 19th-century caudillo. Minister Aycinena announces that he will assume the presidential powers until a new leader can be appointed. Searches of NUC, WorldCat, COPAC, CICLA, and Metabase locate only one library copy worldwide — in the U.S. As issued; one small piece of blank paper torn from lower outer corner. Overall age-toning.

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        Il dovere. Giornale politico settimanale per la democrazia

      Stabilimento degli artisti tipografi 1865-67, Genova - 3 voll. in 4, pp. 408; 416; 284 +Â416 + 160. Legatura in mz. tl. coeva. Tre annate consecutive della rivista genovese fondata da Giuseppe Mazzini. Anno I: dal no 1 del 7 marzo 1863 al no 51 del 27 febbraio 1864 (annata completa); Anno II: dal no 1 del 5 marzo 1864 al no 52 del 25 febbraio 1865 (annata completa): Anno III: dal no 1 del 4 marzo 1865 al no 35 del 28 ottobre (annata completa dal momento che la rivista interruppe le sue pubblicazioni da ottobre sino al gennaio successivo); anno IV: dal no 1 del 6 gennaio 1866 al no 52 del 29 dicembre (annata completa); anno V: dal no 1 del 5 gennaio 1867 al no 20 del 18 maggio 1867 (completa). La rivista, dopo questo ultimo numero del 18 maggio, cambio' infatti il suo nome in 'Il Dovere. Giornale politico quotidiano' divenendo appunto un quotidiano.ÂRarissima raccolta completa di questa rivista settimanale mazzinianaÂfondata nel 1863 e diretta all'inizio da Federico Campanella, amico di Mazzini, e da Ernesto Pozzi. ITA

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        First New York Times Account of President Abraham Lincoln's Assassination. Vol. XIV, No. 4230

      New York: New York Times, 1865. First Edition. Newspaper. Very Good. Nicely framed original New York Times newspaper announcing the assassination of President Lincoln. Paper is in nice shape with some minor toning and pressed-out folds. The headline reads, "AWFUL EVENT / President Lincoln Shot by an Assassin. The Deed Done at Ford's Theatre Last Night. THE ACT OF A DESPERATE REBEL". Includes the first ("Midnight") report of the event, "The President is reported dead. Cavalry and infantry are scouring the city in every direction for the murderous assassins, and the city is overwhelmed by excitement. Who the assassins were no one knows, though every body supposes them to have been rebels." (The report of Lincoln's death was premature, as the President hung on to life until around 7 am the following morning.).

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        THE JOLLY OLD MAN WHO SINGS DOWN DERRY DOWN. [A Dean's Transformation Book]

      London :: Dean & Son (65, Ludgate Hill),, 1865. Very Good. Very Good hardback. Hand colored pictorial engraving on front board is the Jolly Old Man standing front and center with an oval hole through which protrudes a three dimensional wooden head, mounted on a rear blank page, as issued. Including the cover, there are eight hand colored engravings each with an illustration of the Jolly Old Man in a different situation [transformation] and an oval hole through which the wooden head protrudes. Beneath each colored image there is a rhyming verse. For example, on the page showing the Jolly Old Man on his horse in a stream the rhyme begins: Now, "Hey Derry Down", he has christened his horse, Which bore him without any trouble across,... The rear board has notices of other Dean publications. Paper loss lower rear board. Cloth spine nicely repaired in the past. Fore-edge trimmed, no loss to text or images. Mild soil few pps. This Dean Novelty Transformation Book is Rare particularly with the images and head intact. OCLC lists only one copy (U. of Indiana). Sm. 4to. 8 leaves, Versos blank.

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        Nautischer Atlas fur den Gebrauch der Bremer Steuermannsschule German nautical atlas for the use of Bremen "helmsman's" school with Stieler Hand Atlas maps

      Gotha:: Justus Perthes,. Ca. 1865.. Hardcover. Very good overall. Early nautical school atlas for use in the Bremen, Germany maritime school, for sale at J. G. Heyse's Buchhandlung (Bookstore) in Bremen. A commentary inside the front panel, titled "Bemerkungen zu der allgemeinen weltkarte in mercator's projection", which concludes with the date "Gotha, 26. Nov. 1859". Publisher advertisement below, "Verlag von Justus Perthes in Gotha. This is a compilation of maps by Adolf Stieler and Hermann Berghaus, which includes: north and southern hemisphere star maps: Der Sudliche Gestirnte Himmel (Bar) & Der Nordliche Gestirnte Himmel (Stieler). Also, 4 Welt-Karte by Berghaus. The Stieler maps include the East Indies "Die Ostindischen Inseln (1865); Australien und Polynesien (1863); Australien (1865); West-Indien und Central-Amerika (1868); Europa (1868); West-Australien and Neu Seeland (1864); and Die Meerenge von Gibraltar (1868). The Atlas contains 20 maps in all, including a Pre- Federation map of Australia, with inset 'Sydney und Port Jackson', showing the upper part of South Australia marked "provisorisch unter verwaltung von sud australien" (provisionally managed by South Australia). This map of Australia with Gotha, Justus Perthes, 1865 printed in bottom margin. A second map of Australia includes Western Australia, an inset of Tasmania, New Zealand, and an inset "Der Isthmus von Auckland"; in the bottom margin, ""Gotha: Justus Perthes, 1864". Maps from Stieler's Hand Atlas, edited by Hermann Berghaus. . Someone has used the Welt-Kartes to track 3 voyages from Europe to the east coast of America and down the coast to South America (Berghaus Welt-Karte No. 1, in which 8 routes are neatly marked in different colors crossing the Atlantic between western Europe and North and Central America; with pencil notations below, and the date Febry 16th '76). Folio, not paginated. Quarter black cloth with green marbled boards, title on paper label at front board, no title at spine. This book has been to sea; the spine is quite rubbed with loss. Boards and spine quite rubbed, the title label worn and marked. Internally, inner hinge starting, but holding. An occasional faint watermark in margins.

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        ANNUAL REPORT OF THE CANAL COMMISSIONERS STATE OF NEW YORK IN ASSEMBLY1864-1877 (14 ANNUAL REPORTS IN 5 VOLUMES)

      State of New York 1865-78, Albany, N. Y. - 14 Annual Reports beautifully bound into 5 blue cloth volumes with gilt lettering on the spines. Text interior is clean & tight with a few small tears where fold-out attaches to text and a few tape repairs to fold-outs. Some edge wear to a few maps. Reports published in1865-1877 for the years 1863-1876. Illustrated with canal plans, tables, charts, maps & descriptions. 1864 (No. 10) : 139pp w /index & 1 fold-out, 1865 (No. 9) : 189 pp w/ index & 3 fold-outs (1 map) , 1866 (No. 7) : 181pp w /index & 7 fold-outs (3maps) , 1867 (No. 9) : 176pp w /index & 6 fold-outs (3maps) , 1868 (No. 4) : 144pp w /index & 2 fold-out maps , 1869 (No. 4) : 174pp w /index & 4 fold-outs (2 maps) , 1870 (No. 6) : 278pp w /index, 1871 (No. 29) : 232pp w /index & 2 fold-outs (1 map) , 1872 (No. 6) : 222pp w /index, 1873 (No 6) : 255pp w /index & 3 fold-outs (1 map) , 1874 (No 6) : 347pp w /index & 11 fold-outs (10 Maps) housed in a built-in custom case, 1875 (No. 6) 263 p w /index & 2 fold-out maps, 1876 (No. 45) : 228pp w /index & 1 fold-out map, 1877 (No.12) : 199pp w/ index & 1 fold-out map. Originally from the Harry Rinker research library relating to the American canal era. New York Canals: Erie, Champlain, Black River, Genesee, Chenango, Oswego, Cayuga & Seneca, Chemung, Crooked Lake, Oneida, Baldwinsville; Charts, maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 3027 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A History of British Birds: 8 Volume Set

      London: Groombridge and Sons 1865 - Superb set of 8 HB's in publishers dark salmon cloth boards with original dark endpapers. All are bright tight clean copies illustrated with some wonderful tissue guarded colour plates. All page top edges are gilt and no inscriptions. Hardly any foxing and minimal use. (20 x 13cm)

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        California House of Assembly, 1865-6

      [San Francisco, 1865?]. Lithograph, 70.5 x 53 cm. Jump, born in France, was active in San Francisco 1860-1868, then moved east to Washington, D.C. There is an entry for him in Young's Dictionary of American Artists, but not in Thieme-Becker, 'Who Was Who in American Art', Mantle-Fielding, the 'New York Times' obituary, nor the NUC. There are about 106 people in this portrait of the California legislature in the immediate Civil War period, from speaker J. Yule to 'Drum, reporter.' Yule is depicted at his rostrum; the legislators, identified in a numbered key along the sides of the print, are seated at their desks facing away from the speaker and toward the viewer. At the base of the print are 16 standing figures. Mounted on cardboard & lacquered over. Bottom 2.5 cm. has adhesive from early attachment. stock#NSflat106.

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        The Journals of John McDouall Stuart during the years 1858, 1859, 1860, 1861, & 1862, when he fixed the centre of the continent and successfully crossed it from sea to sea. Edited from mr Stuart's manuscript by William Hardman... Second edition

      London: Saunders, Otley & Co, 1865. Octavo, original photographic portrait of the author as frontispiece, 12 plates and two maps, one of them folding and hand-coloured in endpocket (renewed) some browning; original blind-stamped blue cloth, the Edge Partington copy with his bookplate. John McDouall Stuart began his inland exploration career as a draughtsman on Charles Sturt's expedition to central Australia. He went on to make six expeditions between 1858 and 1862, culminating in his successful crossing of the continent from Adelaide to the Indian Ocean.Second edition, edited by William Hardman who declares that Stuart's explorations may be considered amongst the most important in the history of Australian Discovery. John McDouall Stuart began his inland exploration career as a draughtsman on Charles Sturt's expedition to central Australia. He went on to make six expeditions between 1858 and 1862, culminating in his successful crossing of the continent from Adelaide to the Indian Ocean.

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        Der Nachsommer. Eine Erzählung.

      Pesth, Heckenast 1865.. Zweite Auflage. 3 Bände. Kl. 8°. 3 gestochene Titel, 483, 420 und 444 S. Geprägtes OLn.. Titelauflage der ersten Ausgabe von 1857, gleichzeitig bei Amelang in Leipzig. Eisenmeier 209; Heck W 2; Rabenlechner I, 75. Mit den gestochenen Titeln von J. Axmann nach P.G. Geiger (1. Frh. von Risach bei der Rosenkulturpflege - 2. Mathilde im Lehnstuhl im Garten - 3. Natalie neben Tisch mit Zither) wie in der 1. Ausgabe. Die Tafeln mit dem kleinen, handschriftlichen Besitzvermerk Lenobel, wohl der Wiener Verleger Josef Lenobel. - Sauber, kaum stockfleckig.

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        Correspondance scientifique et littéraire recueillie publiée et précédée d EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Ducrocq, 1865. Fine. Ducrocq, Paris 1865, 14x22cm, relié. - First Edition. Publisher's binding in full green buckram bottle back with four ornate coffered nerves cold upper cover rubbed, frames and interlacing threads Cold boards, coats of arms of Napoleon III gilt in the center of the first flat, medallion representing a golden crown and palms framing the inscriptions Paris and Academy Award-around the center of the second board, liners and guards moire paper eagle, gilt edges, contemporary binding. Book ornamented head, two engraved portraits of Humboldt and fac simile of one of his letters, figures interspersed throughout the text. End of the volume, we find a biography correspondents Humboldt, notes and table. Rare. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure de l'éditeur en pleine percaline vert bouteille, dos à quatre nerfs orné de caissons à froid, coiffe supérieure frottée, encadrements de filets et d'entrelacs à froid sur les plats, armoiries de Napoléon III dorées au centre du premier plat, médaillon doré représentant un aigle couronné et palmes encadrant les inscriptions Académie de Paris et Prix du concours général au centre du deuxième plat, doublures et gardes de papier moiré, tranches dorées, reliure de l'époque. Ouvrage orné , en tête, de deux portraits gravés de A. de Humboldt et du fac simile d'une de ses lettres, figures intercalées dans le texte. En fin de volume, nous trouvons une biographie des correspondants de Humboldt, des notes et une table. Rare.

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        ANNUAL REPORT OF THE CANAL COMMISSIONERS STATE OF NEW YORK IN ASSEMBLY1864-1877 (14 ANNUAL REPORTS IN 5 VOLUMES)

      Albany, N. Y.: State of New York. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1865-78. First Edition. Hardcover. 14 Annual Reports beautifully bound into 5 blue cloth volumes with gilt lettering on the spines. Text interior is clean & tight with a few small tears where fold-out attaches to text and a few tape repairs to fold-outs. Some edge wear to a few maps. Reports published in1865-1877 for the years 1863-1876. Illustrated with canal plans, tables, charts, maps & descriptions. 1864 (No. 10) : 139pp w /index & 1 fold-out, 1865 (No. 9) : 189 pp w/ index & 3 fold-outs (1 map) , 1866 (No. 7) : 181pp w /index & 7 fold-outs (3maps) , 1867 (No. 9) : 176pp w /index & 6 fold-outs (3maps) , 1868 (No. 4) : 144pp w /index & 2 fold-out maps , 1869 (No. 4) : 174pp w /index & 4 fold-outs (2 maps) , 1870 (No. 6) : 278pp w /index, 1871 (No. 29) : 232pp w /index & 2 fold-outs (1 map) , 1872 (No. 6) : 222pp w /index, 1873 (No 6) : 255pp w /index & 3 fold-outs (1 map) , 1874 (No 6) : 347pp w /index & 11 fold-outs (10 Maps) housed in a built-in custom case, 1875 (No. 6) 263 p w /index & 2 fold-out maps, 1876 (No. 45) : 228pp w /index & 1 fold-out map, 1877 (No.12) : 199pp w/ index & 1 fold-out map. Originally from the Harry Rinker research library relating to the American canal era. New York Canals: Erie, Champlain, Black River, Genesee, Chenango, Oswego, Cayuga & Seneca, Chemung, Crooked Lake, Oneida, Baldwinsville; Charts, maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 3027 pages .

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        Memoirs of the Confederate War For Independence. [With] Two Original Photographs.

      Leonard Scott & Co. 1865-1866, New York - First printing in English (published in book form one year later). Contained in ten full issues of Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (Leonard Scott & Co. were the American publisher's of Blackwood's). Nos. DXCIX to DCVIII; Sept. 1865-June, 1866. Complete. Octavo. Original printed beige wrappers. All in excellent condition. We can find no copies at auction via Americana Exchange and only four sets in OCLC.[with] Original albumen photograph of Heros von Borcke. 3 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. Matted, framed and gazed. The publishers of the German edition used this same image as the frontispiece.[with] Original cabinet card photograph of von Borcke's birthplace, Ehrenbreitstein. On original photographer's yellow mount with text in German."Johann August Henrich Heros von Borcke was one of those larger than life figures who was involved with some of the most romantic figures of the war period. Heros von Borcke came from an "old Prussian military family of titled nobility", and was serving in the 2nd Brandenburg Regiment of Dragoons when the War between the States began. He took a leave of absence from his Regiment and traveled across the Atlantic to fight in the War for Southern Independence. He arrived through the Federal blockade, narrowly escaping capture while entering Charleston harbour, in May 1862. He was introduced to General J.E.B. Stuart by Secretary of War George Randolph and served as a volunteer aide . He quickly earned a commission in Stuart's cavalry eventually as his chief of staff with the rank of major and from then on the Prussian was rarely far from Stuart's side. General Stuart was greatly impressed by Heros von Borcke, reporting:"Capt. Heros von Borcke, a Prussian cavalry officer, who lately ran the blockade, assigned me by the honorable Secretary of War, joined in the charge of the First Squadron in gallant style, and subsequently, by his energy, skill, and activity, won the praise and admiration of all". Heros von Borcke's 8 August 1862 appointment as Major was confirmed by the Confederate Congress on September 19th. Later in the month, Stuart again cited him in an after-action report:"[near Brandy Station, Va, 20 Aug 1862] Maj. Heros von Borcke, my adjutant-general, was conspicuous in the charge, and led an important flank attack at the critical moment of the engagement.". Major Heros von Borke continued on Stuart's staff until almost fatally wounded in June 1863 in an action at Middleburg, Virginia . When General Stuart was mortally wounded at the battle of Yellow Tavern, in May 1864, Heros von Borcke was present at Stuart's deathbed . He was appointed Lieutenant Colonel, as of 20 December 1864. After the War he returned to Prussia, serving in the war with Austria but due to the yankee bullet he carried in his lung, for health reasons he retired.Heros von Borcke memoirs written in 1866 offer a stirring account of his service in the cavalry of the Army of Northern Virginia. After the War he returned to Prussia, serving in the war with Austria but due to the yankee bullet he carried in his lung, for health reasons he retired. Heros von Borcke memoirs written in 1866 offer a stirring account of his service in the cavalry of the Army of Northern Virginia.Heros von Borcke married and lived in Neumarkt, East Prussia, he inherited castle at Geisenbrugge. It was reportedly "his delight to fly the Confederate flag from its battlements". He died in 1895 , still reminiscing about his days serving the Confederate cause" (Lee's Lieutenants).

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        The History of Discovery in Australia, Tasmania, and New Zealand, from the earliest date to the present day

      London: Longman, Green, Longman and Roberts, 1865. Two volumes, octavo, three folding maps; an excellent set in publishers blind stamped green cloth with gilt lettering, chalk endpapers, advertisements bound at rear. An uncommonly fresh copy: first edition of one of the earliest and best histories of exploration and discovery in Australasia by a noted writer and the father of A.W. Howitt, the explorer who discovered the remains of Burke and Wills. Ferguson mentions two maps Australia and New Zealand, not the third of Van Dieman's Land. From the collection of Robert Edwards. Ferguson, 10622.

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        HISTORICAL OUTLINE OF LOWER CALIFORNIA.

      New York. 1865. - 46pp. Modern mottled leather, gilt. Extremities rubbed. Bookplate on front pastedown. Minor soiling. Very good. A scarce work on Baja California. "Jacob Primer Leese was a Santa Fe trader who settled in San Francisco in 1836 and engaged in the hide and tallow trade with Yankee ships. He married a sister of General Vallejo and became very wealthy. In 1863, Leese and other promoters founded the Mexican Mining and Colonization Company and obtained a land grant from the Mexican government of some 46,800 square miles between the 24th and 31st parallels of latitude in Baja California. They failed to meet their obligations, however, and the grant was transferred to another party in 1866. This outline was written 'in the interest of the Mexican Mining and Colonization Company.' In addition to details on the grant, it provides material on the discovery, early settlements, missions, minerals, and pearl fisheries of Baja California" - Hill. BARRETT 1460. HILL 998. SABIN 39834.

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        Gazette des Beaux-Arts Tome XVII 7e année - Du 1er juillet 1865 au 1er dé EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Gazette des Beaux-Arts, 1865. Fine. Gazette des Beaux-Arts, Paris 1865, 18,5x28cm, relié. - first edition. Bound in red half shagreen, damaged caps, plates stained, lacks minor back with four nerves with a gold decoration, Publisher's binding. Contributions of Paul Mantz, Champfleury, Charles White, Philippe Burty, Alfred Darcel, Albert Jacquemart and Paul Cheron including; beautiful lithograph by Eugène Delacroix (see photo) .Revue illustrated with numerous full-page prints in black and white, as well as a board dépliante.La Gazette des Beaux-Arts is a French art magazine, founded in 1859 by Édouard Houssaye, with editor Charles White; it will disappear in 2002.Elle is for nearly a hundred and fifty years a world class art history. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Édition originale. Reliure en demi chagrin rouge, coiffes abîmées, plats tachés, manques sans gravité, dos à quatre nerfs orné d'un décor doré, reliure d'éditeur. Contributions de Paul Mantz, Champfleury, Charles Blanc, Philippe Burty, Alfred Darcel, Albert Jacquemart et Paul Chéron notamment ; belle lithographie d'Eugène Delacroix (voir photo). Revue illustrée de nombreuses gravures hors-texte en noir et blanc, ainsi que d'une planche dépliante. La Gazette des beaux-arts est une revue d'art française, fondée en 1859 par Édouard Houssaye, avec pour rédacteur en chef Charles Blanc ; elle disparaîtra en 2002. Elle est pendant près de cent cinquante ans une référence mondiale en histoire de l'art.

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        Cape Cod

      Ticknor and Fields,, Boston: 1865 - First printing. Fine in a recent, professionally rebound full leather (calf) binding with five raised bands on the spine and a gilt on red leather spine label in one of the compartments. The end sheets are an attractive marbled paper. A 12mo measuring 7" by 4 1/2" with no prior ownership markings of any kind. Without a dust jacket. 252 pages of text. The publisher's ads at the end of the text are not present. The first printing of this title included only 2,000 copies. A very tight, clean and handsome copy in a very attractive full leather binding. (Allen, p. 19; Borst, A5, 1a.; BAL 20115) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoires grotesques et sérieuses EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Michel Lévy, 1865. Fine. Michel Lévy, Paris 1865, 11x18cm, relié. - First edition of the French translation by Charles Baudelaire and why he did not come from large papers. Binding eggplant half calf, spine past five bands set with ornate golden croisilllons caisson to the grotesque, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, contemporary binding. Virtually free copy pleasant freckles. Original in elegant contemporary-binding, which is rare because most copies were modestly related to the contemporary. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de la traduction française établie par Charles Baudelaire et pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Reliure en demi veau aubergine, dos passé à cinq nerfs sertis de croisilllons dorés richement orné de caissons à la grotesque, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, reliure de l'époque. Agréable exemplaire quasi exempt de rousseur. Exemplaire établi dans une élégante reliure d'époque, ce qui est rare, car la plupart des exemplaires ont été modestement reliés à l'époque.

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        Ten Years in Sweden, Being a Description of the Landscape, Climate, Domestic Life, Forests, Mines, Agriculture, Field Sports, and Fauna of Scandinavia. By ''An Old Bushman''.

      London; Groombridge and Sons, 1865. First edition. 23x15,5 cm. xvi, 592 pp. + publisher's catalogue (8 pp.). Publisher's cloth with gilt lettering. Extremities are a bit worn, there are two tears on the cloth at rear folding and a small hole in the cloth on spine. There are a few light stains on spine and front board. The top edge is a bit dusty. Pp. 5/6 has a tear in outer margin and there are a few short tears in top margin on pp. 13/14. Around ten leaves are slightly chipped in margins. There are a few scattered light stains. Wheelwright (1815-1865), English naturalist and hunter, who travelled and even settled in Sweden, in the province of Värmland, where he was active as a hunter and dealer in natural-history objects. The book is divided into five chapters, of which the first two contains a general account of the country, the third deals with agriculture, the fourth is devoted to field sports and fishing; the last chapter is called ''A List of Every Animal Found in Scandinavia, Finland, and Denmark, Scientifically Arranged with a Short Description of Each'' and contains also descriptions of birds of Greenland and Spitzbergen. Bring, Itineraria Svecana 819

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        History of the Indian Tribes of North America Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs

      Philadelphia: By Rice, Butter & CO, 1865 7.25 by 10.75 inch size, Morocco Leather Bound, Gold Gilt spine & Edges.One Hundred and Twenty Portraits from the Indian Gallery. Plus one Picture of Hunting the Buffalo.

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        CIRCULAR. DEPARTMENT OF STATE, WASHINGTON, MAY 29, 1865...BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: A PROCLAMATION

      Washington, D.C. May 29, 1865.. [2],4pp. Folio. Single folio leaf tipped onto a single folded folio sheet. Minimal edge sunning, else fine. A fine copy of the official government printing of various amnesty proclamations issued by Presidents Lincoln and Johnson during and just after the Civil War. The first page is a form circular from Secretary of State, William H. Seward, giving rules and regulations for administering and recording the amnesty oath, issued on May 29, 1865. Appended are copies of President Johnson's Amnesty Proclamation of the same date, and President Lincoln's proclamations of amnesty and pardon, dated Dec. 8, 1863 and March 26, 1864. Johnson issued his amnesty proclamation for the benefit of those in the Confederacy who had not availed themselves of Lincoln's earlier announcements. "There are eleven classes of people not included in Johnson?'s amnesty, beginning with 'civil & diplomatic officers or otherwise domestic or foreign agents of the pretended Confederate government'" - Goodspeed. Seward's circular and the proclamations are sometimes each found separately, but are rarely found together. A rare and highly important item, with only three copies in OCLC, at the Lincoln Presidential Library, the Allen County Public Library, and the Lincoln Museum. Not in Monaghan. GOODSPEED 524:106 (without the Seward circular). OCLC 62879317.

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        Histoires grotesques et sérieuses EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Michel Lévy frères, 1865. Fine. Michel Lévy frères, Paris 1865, 11x18cm, relié. - First edition of the translation by Charles Baudelaire and of wich no leading copies exists. Binding half black shagreen, back with four nerves set with blind fillets and decorated with gilded florets, marbled paper plates, small rips on the cuts, contemporary binding. A clear wetting headless severity of the first leaf. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de la traduction établie par Charles Baudelaire et pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Reliure en demi chagrin noir, dos à quatre nerfs sertis de filets à froid et orné de fleurons dorés, plats de papier marbré, petits accrocs sur les coupes, reliure de l'époque. Une claire mouillure sans gravité en tête des premiers feuillets, rares rousseurs.

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        Bouts rimés EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Librairie du Petit Journal, 1865. Fine. Librairie du Petit Journal, Paris 1865, 12x18,5cm, relié. - First Edition. Bound in half burgundy morocco corners, smooth back with a gold cartridge embellished with golden arabesques, date and place golden tail, wheels Cold caps, gilt frame on flat marbled paper, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, two corners lightly bumped, two small nicks on the edges without gravity, wrappers preserved and bound in, writing with a pen on the first and last guard binding, top edge gilt. Signed autograph from the author on a slip. Some minor foxing.   --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure en demi maroquin bordeaux à coins, dos lisse orné d'un cartouche doré agrémenté d'arabesques dorées, date et lieu dorés en queue, roulettes à froid sur les coiffes, encadrement de filets dorés sur les plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, deux coins légèrement émoussés, deux petits accrocs sans gravité sur les tranches, couvertures conservées, inscription au stylo bille sur la première et dernière gardes de la reliure, tête dorée. Envoi autographe signé de Alexandre Dumas sur un feuillet. Quelques petites rousseurs.  

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        Essays and Miscellaneous Pieces by the late Edward R. Stephenson. With a preface by his friend, C. Todd .

      Adelaide, Andrews, Thomas, and Clark, 1865 - Octavo, [ii, frontispiece], [ii, title leaf], vi, 118, vi (book review) pages with 2 mounted albumen paper photographs (one is a frontispiece portrait of Stephenson, 87 x 57 mm; the other is of a sketch, presumably by Stephenson, 103 x 57 mm). The book review, reprinted from the South Australian Register, December 28, 1865, has been folded down the middle before being bound in. Full morocco now expertly rebacked, all edges gilt (contemporary but probably not original - we have only seen blind-stamped cloth before); corners worn, front and rear covers a little scuffed; overall a very good copy. One of the earliest Australian imprints illustrated with original photographs (see Holden: 'Photography in Colonial Australia' [Sydney, 1988]), where it is incorrectly referred to in the text and index as Stevensen). The first essay, the St Peter's Collegiate School Prize Essay of 1864, is entitled 'The Difficulties of Colonization in the Northern Territory' (17 pages); another two pages are devoted to the importance of the acquisition of the Northern Territory to South Australia. Almost half the book (58 pages) is given over to verse by Stephenson, who died at the age of 18 in May 1865. Inscribed on an early blank, in what we know to be the hand of Charles Todd, to 'Mr Edwd Stirling Junr / Xmas 1865'; with the pictorial bookplate ['Gang forward'] of Edward Charles Stirling. Ferguson 16245; Holden 103. We have previously sold a copy inscribed by Todd to his daughter on 4 December 1865, in which the review was loosely inserted (as an eight-page pamphlet). The Christmas inscription and the inclusion of the review not published until 28 December suggest that this morocco binding came after the event. Use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability.

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        The Bell Post. A Tale of the early days of Geelong, at Port Phillip in Australia. Dedicated to Miss D.

      Middle Hill Press 1865 - Small pamphlet, drop title, 4 pp., tinted paper stock, fine. Very scarce poem of Australian interest printed for the Middle Hill Press, a private folly of the legendary English collector Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872).The poem describes a waterfall said to be about 4 miles from Adelaide (that is, Waterfall Gully) and is a rather evocative depiction of the native trees that surround the waterfall by moonlight. It is signed Abeona Belina Phillipps, Adelaide 1864. Not much is known about Abeona Phillipps (said in a footnote to have been so named 'from the Ship her Father, & Mother went out in, to Australia'). The Abeona did arrive in Adelaide from Port Lincoln in March 1839 with a "Phillipson" on board - presumably, therefore, "Phillipps" is a simple error, confusing the printer with the author. No other work by Abeona Phillipps seems to be recorded.Born into a considerable inheritance, Sir Thomas Phillipps was a true bibliomaniac who not only collected voraciously, but also took to printing interesting snippets at his own Middle Hill Press. not in Ferguson; not in Morris Miller. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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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, [36, publisher's ads]; [viii], 309, [1, publisher's imprint], [1, blank], [4, publisher's ads]. With forty engraved plates. Original purple-brown sand-grain cloth, blind-stamped covers, gilt to spine, coated yellow endpapers. Bindings rubbed in places, some soiling, spine ends worn, volume one neatly recased. A presentable set, housed in a leather-spined clamshell box. '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 fortune 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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        LA DIVINA COMMEDIA CON RAGIONAMENTI E NOTE DI NICCOL?' TOMMASEO. RISTAMPA DELL'EDIZIONE MILANESE DEL 1854.

      Francesco Pagnoni 1865 3 voll. in folio, legature coeve in mezza pelle rossa con tit. e decor. Ino oro ai dorsi (lievi difetti alle cerniere e tracce d'usura), pp. CXXX, 614,(2); 726,(2); 736 con 55 belle tavv. Inc. da Giuseppe Gandini (su dis. di Federigo Faruffini e Carlo Barbieri), buon es., completo, con normali segni del tempo.

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        Geological Survey of California. Geology. Volume I. Report of Progress and Synopsis of the Field-Work, From 1860 to 1864

      Published by Authority of the Legislature of California (Caxton Press of Sherman and Co.), Philadelphia 1865 - xxvii, 498 pp. Illus. with 9 plates and 81 further wood engravings in text. The second of the survey's reports. "It contains the first extensive description of the High Sierra to be published, and establishes the definition, 'that portion of this great chain which lies above the metalliferous belt just described, forming the crest of the range, and the water-shed between the streams flowing west to the Pacific Ocean and those which find their way eastward into the Great Basin, or some subordinate one, where they are lost by evaporation'. The woodcuts were derived from sketches made by Whitney and Hoffmann and by photographs from Yosemite by Watkins. The second volume, a rather slender affair, did not appear until 1882. Complete with all plates, with the frontispiece labeled plate VII. Provenance: From the library of the great collector of exploration literature, Kenneth E. Hill, with his bookplate. Sabin 10007. Farquhar 6. A very good or better copy, front board scuffed at bottom edge, faint scattered foxing, bookplate on front pastedown. Later full sprinkled tan calf, five raised bands, red morocco lettering pieces, gilt title and rules, marble endpapers [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Der Krieg mit dem Süden. Umfassende Schilderung des Ursprungs und Verlaufs der Rebellion, nebst biographischen Skizzen der sehr gutsten Staatsmänner, Generale u.s.w. (Band 1 und Band 2 cplt.)

      New York Virtue und Yorston 1 Auflage dieser Ausgabe Seiten 1-640; 641-1361 29 cm Handeinband Halbleder fadengeheftet mit Goldschnitt rundum Lederecken mit Prägung der beiden Namen des einstigen Besitzerehepaars Philipp und Mary Hufnagel 1865 - [Nach dem Englischen des Robert Tomes. Fortgeführt von Anfang des Jahres 1864 bis zum Schluss des Krieges von Benjamin G. Smith. Illustrirt mit prachtvollen und sorgfältig ausgearbeiteten Stahlstichen nach eigens für dieses Werk von F. C. O. Darley und anderen ausgezeichneten amerikanischen Künstlern angefertigten Zeichnungen, mit Tafeln, Portraits und Karten], in beiden Bänden ist jeweils auch das englischsprachige Titelblatt mit eingebunden, die Lederanteile des Einbands sind am Rücken beschädigt (buchbinderisch wieder behebbar), die Kanten sind berieben, hier ist der Leinenbezug strapaziert und teilweise abgeschabt. Zu den Vorbesitzern: Philipp Hufnagel war ein Architekt, der vorwiegend in Offenbach am Main tätig war. Eine von Philipp Hufnagel entworfene Villa im Offenbacher Westend wurde im Jahr 2009 wieder hergerichtet 6000 gr.

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        Ferencz Jozsef

      1865 - Image Size : 470x300 (mm), 18.5x11.75 (Inches), Platemark Size : , Paper Size : 595x400 (mm), 23.375x15.75 (Inches), Black & White, Steel Engraving

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        THE SPECIMEN BOOK OF FRUITS, FLOWERS AND ORNAMENTAL TREES

      Rochester, NY: D.M. Dewey, 1865. Rebacked in black leather, lettered in gilt. Previous owner's name in gilt on front cover. Circular brown stain measuring 1" in same area of cover. New endpapers. Color-illustrated title-page missing a 2" x 3" piece upper right corner. The title-page has been mounted on a paper backing. A facsimile of the entire page is laid-in. A catalogue dated 1865-5 is mounted at the rear of the book missing upper right corner listing over 800 varieties and 200 new colored plates. The book contains a total of 96 full-page hand-colored plates. Pages measure 11" x 8 1/12". All are titled at the bottom and are signed in the plate "D.W. Dewey's Series of Fruits, Flowers, and Ornamental Trees. Rochester, NY." Some peripheral soiling of several plates, many of the plates show only minimal staining. Most have a price in pencil at the bottom of the plate (how Dewey sold them individually). Eleven plates show some smearing of the color, several suggesting that the smearing might have occurred before the original paint had dried. (See photo). These nurserymen's plates wre an American invention. Rochester, NY, was the center of horticultural design in the mid to late 19th century. Dellon Marcus Dewey was the most prolific publisher of these plates, having accumulated around 3000 by the time of his retirement in 1888. Professional artists created the designs, and then Dewey hired young women and girls to paint in the colors. Nurserymen then could select individual plates representing their specific plants or purchase an entire specimen book to show prospective customers. We have found one copy with 103 plates which sold in 1999, another sold with 57 plates. No two specimen books had the same number of plates. This copy is a very early one. Some historical information obtained from University of Rochester Bulletin, Volume 35, 1982.. First Edition. Blue Stippled Cloth. Moderate Cover Wear/No Jacket. Quarto.

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        THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SIR WILLIAM JOHNSON,. Bart. (Millard Fillmore's copy)

      J. Munsell, Albany (New York) 1865 - Two volumes, tall octavo. pp (viii), (v)-(xvi), (9)-555 + frontispiece portrait with tissue guard; (xvi), 544. Index. Newly rebound in half tan calf and marbled boards, spines with morocco labels, raised bands, gilt decoration and lettering. New endpapers but original endpapers front and rear preserved and bound in. Light foxingi, mainly early and late; tissue guard browned; faint damp spot to bottom margin of frontispiece; corner crease to early leaves of volume I; text is otherwise quite clean and unworn. MILLARD FILLMORE'S COPY, with his ink signature at top of each title page "Millard Fillmore/ Feby. 15. 1865. A. [or O.]". >>>Millard Fillmore (1800-74) was the 13th President of the United States, He was Zachary Taylor's Vice President, becoming President 9 July, 1850, after Taylor's death and continuing in that office until 04 March, 1853. He was the last Whig President. He was a conservative Whig and a moderate opponent of slavery, an issue on the boil during his Presidency. He saw through the Compromise of 1850. He sought re-election but was not nominated by the party, which in any event broke up in 1854-56. Fillmore then joined the American Party, the political arm of the "Know-Nothing" movement, a nativist anti-Catholic, anti-immigrant party, though he was not himself anti-Catholic. He was the American Party candidate for President in 1856, but finished third. A lawyer from Western New York, he was one of the founders of the University at Buffalo. During the Civil War, he denounced secession and supported the Union war effort, but was sharply critical of Lincoln's war policies and supported McClellan in the election of 1864. >>>Sir William Johnson (c1715-1774) was an Anglo-Irish official of the British Empire who as a young man moved to New York the manage his uncle's estate in Mohawk country. He learned the language and customs and was appointed British agent to the Iroquois and then British Superintendent of Indian Affairs for the northern colonies from 1756-74. He commanded Iroquois and colonial militia in the French and Indian War and played an important role in the British victory at the Battle of Lake George in 1755 and he captured Fort Niagara from the French in 1759. Sir William worked hard to keep the Indians loyal to Britain. He accompanied General Jeffry Amherst to capture Montreal in 1760. He had three children with Elizabeth Brant, a Mohawk woman, and in 1759 entered into a common law relationship with Mary Brant, Joseph Brant's older sister. They remained together until the end of his life and had eight children. By this "marriage" he was adopted as a Mohawk chief. Johnson was the third largest land owner in British America. The present work was the first biography of Sir William. There is a good article on him in the Dictionary of Canadian Biography. >>> A nice copy of a very interesting New York book with an excellent New York provenance. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        NATUR UND KUNST IN BILDERN FÜR DIE JUGEND.-

      (Schreiber),, Esslingen 1865 - 2. Aufl. Esslingen (Schreiber), ca 1865. 4°. 13 Bl. mit 36 kolor. getönten lithografischen Bildern auf 12 Tafeln von E. Dertinger. HLn mit mont. farblithogr. Deckelbild. sehr gutes Ex. Sehr seltenes Anschauungsbilderbuch. "In Reim und Bild werden die landwirtschaftlichen Produkte wie Fleisch, Milch, Wein, Obst, Flachs und Wolle vorgestellt." Wegehaupt 2288. Ernst Dertinger (1816 - 1865) lebte in Stuttgart. Ries 484. HLn mit mont. farblithogr. Deckelbild. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Flag of America Shall Never Grow Dim, Nor One Star be Obliterated from its Bright Galaxy! Maj. Gen. Hancock's First Army Corps of Veterans. A splendid opportunity to form a grand national guard, to vindicate the national honor, in defiance of all the enemies of the institutions of America. Recruiting office, "Berry's Marquee," 106 S. Sixth Street. . Veterans, to the front! . Application may be made, personally or by letter, to Benjamin Franklin, Chief of Detective Police, Mayor's Office, Philadelphia

      n.p., Philadelphia 1865 - Three illustrations show an artillery man before a canon, a sailor, and a mounted cavalryman. A recruitment broadside for Winfield Scott Hancock's First Army Corps of Veterans by Philadelphia Chief of Detective Police, Benjamin Franklin. On the 28th of November, 1864, an order was issued by the War Department for raising and organizing twenty thousand infantry under command of Major General Winfield S. Hancock, to be enlisted for not less than one year. The privates were to consist only of able-bodied veterans who had served honorably, not less than two years, and therefore not subject to the draft; the officers to be commissioned by the President from those who had honorably served not less than two years. Shows the multiple bounties paid for varying terms of enlistment. Quite uncommon. OCLC locates only two copies: Lib. Co. Phila. & Lib. Congress. A very good copy, small cellotape repair at fold, minor wear at extremities, small crease. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Pre-historic times, as illustrated by ancient remains, and the manners and customs of modern savages

      London: Williams and Norgate, 1865. Lubbock, John (1834?"1913). Pre-historic times, as illustrated by ancient remains, and the manners and customs of modern savages. xxiii, 512pp. Lithographed frontispiece and 3 plates (1 colored), wood-engraved text illustrations. London: Williams and Norgate, 1865. 215 x 138 mm. Half calf gilt, marbled boards ca. 1865, marbled edges, light shelfwear. Fine copy. Armorial bookplate of British politician Thomas Sebastian Bazley (1829-1919). First Edition of Lubbock?s best-known work, which introduced the terms ?Paleolithic? and ?Neolithic? to distinguish between the earlier and later Stone Age periods. A banker by profession (he enacted the British Bank Holidays Act of 1871), Lubbock made his name in scientific circles as an anthropologist and archeologist. He became interested in human prehistory after visiting Boucher de Perthes in April 1860, and in the spring of 1861 he visited Denmark with his friend George Busk, where he learned of the division of early cultures into the ages of stone, bronze, and iron. After delivering a series of lectures at the Royal Institution on ?The Antiquity of Man? in the summer of 1864, Lubbock organized his material into a book that addressed not only the topic of human antiquity but also the larger issues of the lives and cultures of people in the Stone Age. In contrast to some of the other early researchers in these fields who focused on the geology of the prehistoric sites or on the tools found in them, Lubbock studied the artifacts of Stone Age cultures in order to shed light on their function, as part of an overall attempt to reconstruct what life might have been like in the Stone Age. In order to gain further insight into life in prehistoric times he also studied a wide variety of non-western peoples, some of whose lives and cultures appeared to him to provide strong analogues to life during the Stone Age. Pre-Historic Times remained a standard work for over 50 years, with the seventh and final edition appearing just after Lubbock?s death in 1913.

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        An Excursion in the Peloponnesus in the Year 1858

      Day & Son, Limited, London 1865 - 2 vols. frontises, double-page map, 22 plates (2 folding), xii, (2), 314, 343p. Original blind stamped cloth. 25cm. Extremities rubbed (some fraying). Backstrip frayed at ends and faded. Front joint of Vol. II splitting at bottom. Former owner's name crossed out on endpapers. Title-leaf in Vol. I partially detached at bottom. Wyse was an Irish Catholic landowner and politician who served as British Ambassador to Greece in 1849-1862. The tour described in this book was undertaken to gather information for a "Financial Commission to Inquire into the Resources of Greece." This book was edited after the author's death by his niece Winifrede M. Wyse. [Attributes: First Edition; 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, Lorenzo Di Credi, Fra Barolommeo, Titian, Raphael, Gaudenzio Ferrari, Daniel Di Volterra, and others.,

      London, Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts and Green,, 1865 - XVI, 540 pp. Frontispiece, 59 single-page illustrations, and marginal ornaments, initial letters and medallions, all engraved on wood by W.T. Green, J. Cooper, J.L. Williams, R.C. West, T. Williams, W. Linton, Messrs. Dalziel, A. Williams, W. Measom, F. Anderson, J. Thompson, and H. Shaw. Contemporary binding by Riviere (signed in gilt on the front turn-in) of dark green morocco, the covers with a border composed of a gilt and blind fillets and a gilt arabesque roll, mitred to a gilt and blind fillet panel, with gilt flowers between and blind arabesque cornerpieces and at the centre a gilt circular ornamental block. The spine divided into six panels, with gilt and blind compartments, lettered in the second panel, the others with a gilt centre tool, the edges of the boards and turn-ins tooled with gilt fillets, plain white endleaves, a.e.g. Binding a little rubbed, corner bumped, upper joint cracket, otherwise a good copy. Sprache: en Gewicht in Gramm: 1550 4° (ca. 25 x 20 cm), Ledereinband

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Uni Muenchen]
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        Wald-Mägdelein" originales Ölgemälde auf Leinwand ca.46,5x32cm; rechts unten signiert; um 1865

      - Das Gemälde wurde fachmännisch doubliert, d.h. neu auf Leinwand aufgezogen. Maße im farblich abgestimmten Rahmen 51x37cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
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        VOYAGE EN TERRE SAINTE / EN DEUX TOMES / TOMES 1 + 2.

      DIDIER ET CIE 1865 - R240093801: 410 pages + 355 pages - tampon + étiquette collée sur le 1er plat - étiquette collée sur les coiffes - quelques cartes en noir et blanc hors texte dont quelques unes dépliantes - quelques illustrations en noir et blanc dans et hors texte - tampon + petite annotation sur la page de faux titre - plats légèrement salis - 7 photos disponibles. Sommaire : alexandrie - le caire - le musée de boulaq - sakkarah - ghizeh - ramleh - jaffa - herodium - amman - jéricho - jérusalem - fouilles du tombeau des rois - fouilles du théatre - eaux de jérusalem - djénin - départ pour beyrouth - bent el djebel etc. In-8 Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 270-Histoire et géographie de l'Eglise [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Le-Livre]
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        Nautischer Atlas fur den Gebrauch der Bremer Steuermannsschule. German nautical atlas for the use of Bremen "helmsman's" school with Stieler Hand Atlas maps.

      Justus Perthes, Ca 1865, Gotha: - Early nautical school atlas for use in the Bremen, Germany maritime school, for sale at J. G. Heyse's Buchhandlung (Bookstore) in Bremen. A commentary inside the front panel, titled "Bemerkungen zu der allgemeinen weltkarte in mercator's projection", which concludes with the date "Gotha, 26. Nov. 1859". Publisher advertisement below, "Verlag von Justus Perthes in Gotha. This is a compilation of maps by Adolf Stieler and Hermann Berghaus, which includes: north and southern hemisphere star maps: Der Sudliche Gestirnte Himmel (Bar) & Der Nordliche Gestirnte Himmel (Stieler). Also, 4 Welt-Karte by Berghaus. The Stieler maps include the East Indies "Die Ostindischen Inseln (1865); Australien und Polynesien (1863); Australien (1865); West-Indien und Central-Amerika (1868); Europa (1868); West-Australien and Neu Seeland (1864); and Die Meerenge von Gibraltar (1868). The Atlas contains 20 maps in all, including a Pre- Federation map of Australia, with inset 'Sydney und Port Jackson', showing the upper part of South Australia marked "provisorisch unter verwaltung von sud australien" (provisionally managed by South Australia). This map of Australia with Gotha, Justus Perthes, 1865 printed in bottom margin. A second map of Australia includes Western Australia, an inset of Tasmania, New Zealand, and an inset "Der Isthmus von Auckland"; in the bottom margin, "Gotha: Justus Perthes, 1864". Maps from Stieler's Hand Atlas, edited by Hermann Berghaus.Someone has used the Welt-Kartes to track 3 voyages from Europe to the east coast of America and down the coast to South America (Berghaus Welt-Karte No. 1, in which 8 routes are neatly marked in different colors crossing the Atlantic between western Europe and North and Central America; with pencil notations below, and the date Febry 16th '76). Folio, not paginated. Quarter black cloth with green marbled boards, title on paper label at front board, no title at spine. This book has been to sea; the spine is quite rubbed with loss. Boards and spine quite rubbed, the title label worn and marked. Internally, inner hinge starting, but holding. An occasional faint watermark in margins. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, ABAA]
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