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      Henry Cairey Baird, Philadelphia 1865 - We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 1 vol . The Practical Draughtsman's Book of Industrial Design, and Machinist's and Engineer's Drawing Companion: Forming a complete course of Mechanical, Engineering, and Architectural Drawing Philadelphia: H. C. Baird, 1865. 4to, orig. Gilt-lettered brown cloth; rather scuffed, some edge wear. With 55 plates, most double-page or fold. , 1 color plate. Some offsetting & occasional quite minor dampstaining to back matter. Graphic of title page also available. ; 0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Poems. Selected and Edited by Robert Aris Willmott. Illustrated with One Hundred Designs by Birket Foster, J. Wolf, and John Gilbert etc, Engraved by the Brothers Dalziel

      [by Richard Clay for] Frederick Warne & Co, London 1865 - Engraved frontispiece portrait and wood engravings throughout the text. Small 4to. [229 x 168 x 40 mm]. [10]ff, 379, [1] pp. Contemporary binding of brown goatskin over slightly bevelled boards, the covers with a blind triple fillet border and blind panel enclosing a geometrical arrangement of blind ornaments and the title lettered in gilt. The spine divided into six panels, lettered in gilt in the second, the others with blind ornaments, the turn-ins tooled with gilt fillets and a roll, plain endleaves, gilt edges. Occasional spotting or light foxing, and the edges of the last few leaves slightly frayed. The binding is bold and in a very good state.

      [Bookseller: George Bayntun ABA ILAB]
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      Gide et J. Baudry, Paris - T. O. Weigel, Leipzig - Librairie des Sciences Nat. Théodore Morgand 1865 - RO40142975: 5 tomes d'env. 700 pages chacun. Illustrés de nombreuses gravures en noir et blanc dans le texte. Titre, tomaison, roulettes et filets dorés sur les dos. Etiquettes (et traces d') de code sur les dos. Tampon et annotations de bibliothèque en pages de titre. Epidermures en coiffe de pied du tome I. Publié d'après son ordre sous la dir. de M. J.A. Barral. Tome I: Le tonnerre. Electro-magnétisme. Electricité animale. Magnétisme terrestre. Aurores boréales. Tome II: Notice sur les machines à vapeur. Explosions des machines à vapeur. Les chemins de fer. Sur les chaux. Navigation. Tome III: Les phares. Les fortifications. Les puits forés. Tome IV: De la scintillation. Constitution physique du Soleil et des étoiles. Notice sur les éclipses, etc. Tome V: Sur la prédiction du temps. De l'influence de la Lune, etc. In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Bon état. Coins frottés. Dos à nerfs. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 500-SCIENCES DE LA NATURE ET MATHEMATIQUES [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        He Kaine Diatheke. Novum Testamentum, cum versione latina Ariae Montani, in quo tum selecti versiculi 1900, quibus omnes Novi Testamenti voces continentur, astericis notantur:

      Philadelphia : Lippincott 1865 - Text in double columns. Description: 755 p. 19 cm. Notes: Romanized. Related names: Leusden, Johannes, 1624-1699. Arias Montano, Benito, 1527-1598. Subjects; Bible. N.T. Latin. Arias Montanus. 1831. Minor library marks remain internally. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 1 Kg. 755 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed.

      Hottingen near Zürich, 20. X. 1865. - Large 4to. 2½ pp. on 4 ff. A very long and comprehensive letter to Franz von Pfistermeister, cabinet secretary of Ludwig II of Bavaria, on preliminary works for a Festival Theatre for Wagner in Munich. The project was pursued for a few years, but finally not realised. Instead of Munich, Ludwig decided to build the Theatre in Weimar; nevertheless, Semper's original drafts were used, but witthout the architect's permission. In his letter, Semper writes very detailed about the central position of the orchestra, the stage, and the auditorium. He refers to Wagner, with whom he talked on the project, and his ideas of designing the interior. - The foundation stone of the Festival Theatre at Weimar was laid on Wagner's birthday in May 1872; the building construction was realised under the German architect Otto Brückwald, and the building was first opened for the premiere of the complete four-opera cycle of "Der Ring des Nibelungen", from August 13, 1876 to August 17, 1876. One year later Wagner wrote to Semper: "Das Theater ist, wenn auch grob und kunstlos, nach Deinen Entwürfen ausgeführt" ("The theater is, even if crude and artless, executed according to your drafts"; cf. Hermann Sturm, Alltag & Kult, Basel 2003, p. 109f.). - Somewhat browned and spotty; fol. 1 nearly torn in the centerfold, small tears and slight ruststains.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        On the Exploration of the North Polar Regions - Together with Original Letter Signed By Osborn

      William Cloves, London 1865 - These are the administrative papers of the Royal Geographical Society of London which contain letters and dissertations as well as lectures made by explorers. They were published annually as the 'Proceedings' and were separately published from the Society's Journal. Presented here is a double volume No. 8 and No. 9 from 1863 - 1865 which contains a number of polar articles such as the one by Osborn (30 pages). Also present are Petermann (North Polar Exploration), Hickson (Climate and Exploration of North Pole), Markham (Best route for North Polar Exploration), Murchison (Speech on North Polar Exploration), Lady Franklin (Letter on North Poklar Expedition), Linnean Society (Minute on North Polar Expedition), Jansen (Early Dutch Navigators in Arctic Regions and Notes on the Ice between Greenland and Nova Zembla), Hayes (Scientific Results of American Arctic Expedition). Accompanied by a highly detailed Table of Voyages Towards the North Pole, detailing the captain and ship, the latitude and the nature of observation as well as some crucial remarks. These papers clearly summarize the current knowledge of Arctic waters after the Inglefield and McClintock expeditions which brought proof of Franklin's demise. They also clearly demonstrate the effort put forth by the Royal Geographical and Linnean Society to lobby the government to mount another expedition so as not not lose the Arctic advantage to other nations. Accompanying the volume is an ALS by Sherard Osborn advising his correspondent that his election for Fellow of the RGS is not up until the next meeting.

      [Bookseller: Voyager Press Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        Cypern, seine alten Städte, Gräber und Tempel. Bericht über zehnjährige Forschungen und Ausgrabungen auf der Insel. Autorisierte deutsche Bearbeitung von Ludwig Stern. Mit einleitendem Vorwort von Georg Ebers. Jena, Costenoble 1879. Gr. 8°. XXII., 1 Bl., 442 S., 1 Bl. Mit mehr als 500 in den Text und auf Tafeln gedruckten Holzschnitt-Illustrationen, 12 lithographischen Schrift-Tafeln und 2 Karten. Gold- u. schwarzgeprägter Olwd.

      - Blackmer 1237.- Erste deutsche Ausgabe.- Wichtiges Werk zur Archäologie Zyperns. Der Verfasser war 1865-77 amerikanischer Konsul auf Zypern und leistete bedeutende Beiträge zur Kunstgeschichte und Archäologie der Insel.- Rücken etw. aufgehellt, sonst gutes Ex. im original Einband. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Müller]
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        Miners! Laboring Men! Mechanics! Rally! Great Mass Meeting at Piper';s Opera House. Adolph Sutro Will Address the Citizens of Virginia City

      [Virginia City, NV], 1865. Very good. 17.25" x 23" broadside printed on cardboard, with portions completed in crayon or charcoal pencil. Some rubbing, a few water spots; very good. Announces a meeting organized to rally popular support and financing for the Sutro Tunnel. Adolph Sutro's proposed four-mile-long drainage tunnel would correct the flooding of the mines under Virginia City, saving pumping costs, allowing for deeper mining, and providing better ventilation and an additional means of egress. The Bank of California and other major mining interests opposed the tunnel, fearing it would decrease their control over the valuable resources of the Comstock Lode. The Bank succeeded in blocking much of Sutro's access to investors, and his plan appeared doomed to failure until the Yellow Jacket Mine Fire (April 1869) killed forty-five miners whose lives might have been spared had the tunnel been in place. Miners became interested in the issue, and the speech announced in this broadside proved to be a critical turning point. The Miners' Union voted to provide Sutro with $50,000 to start the job, and other funders soon followed their lead. The tunnel was successfully completed in 1878 and served as a model for drainage and access tunnels at many other mining sites. Sutro sold his interest in the tunnel the following year, departing a wealthy man for San Francisco, where he was elected Mayor in 1894.

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        Anthology of New Netherland of Translations from the Early Dutch Poets of New York with Memoirs of their Lives

      New York: The Bradford Club. 1865. First. First edition. Small quarto. Contemporary green half-morocco gilt with marbled paper covered boards. Binders mark of Bradstreet. Foxing on the first couple leaves, spine edges a trifle rubbed, still a lovely, fine copy. One of only 125 numbered copies, this copy is designated as copy letter "d." Bookplate of Charles C. Jones on the front pastedown, and a presentation inscription from Charles C. Moreau, one of five members of the Bradford Club, named after the colonial printer John Bradford. A beautiful copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Uncle Nat; or, The Good Time Which George and Frank Had, Trapping, Fishing, Camping Out, etc. By Alfred Oldfellow

      New York: D. Appleton and Company 443 & 445 Broadway, 1865 - Chapter Five of this work contains the earliest fictional reference to the game of baseball First edition. 12mo. 224 (+4 ads) pp. Brown pebbled, blind-stamped cloth, gilt fishing scene on upper board and spine. Lower board lightly soiled, last page of ads with closed tear, else near fine. Incribed in pencil on ffep "Chriny (?) Wilmerding from Papa Christmas 1866." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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      A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven & Cie, Editeurs,, Bruxelles / Leipzig, 1865 - Eugene Sue fut un ecrivain franeais de la premiere moitie du 19e siecle. Dandy & fortune, il herita ? 26 ans de la fortune de son pere qu'il depensa aussitot. Ce n'est qu'? ce moment qu'il se mit ? ecrire. Converti au socialisme, il publia les Mysteres de Paris dont Theophile Gautier dirait que des malades attendirent avant de mourir pour lire la fin des Mysteres de Paris. Elu depute de Paris, il dut s'exiler en 1851 en Savoie, oe il est mourut en 1857. 12 vol., 456 pp., 446 pp., 470 pp., 480 pp., 460 pp., 484 pp., 468 pp., 488 pp., 514 pp., 524 pp., 536 pp., 584 pp. in-8¡, Reliures demi-cuir rouge, dos lisses, tranches jaspees.

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        Jersey illustrated. (Cover title: Jersey, illustré par P.J. Ouless).

      Jersey, n.d. (c. 1865). - Oblong 8vo. 38 text pages, printed on 1 side + 4 publisher's ads. Complete with 37 steel-engr. plates, incl. title (numbered 2-38, referring to page numbers) & 3 maps (incl. hand-col. general map of the island, printed by P.J. Ouless, Carte de réseau des chemins de fer de l'Ouest (de France), fold. map Channel Islands and Continental routes in connection with the South Western Railway (N.W. of France and Southern England). French text, captions in English. Hardcover. Or. embossed green cloth with gilt decoration & lettering on front. VG/--. (Inner hinges strengthened with transparent paper; tear in fold. map closed, occas. light foxing). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      CHEZ L'AUTEUR / DIDRON 1865 - R300063920: XCVI + 180 + 461 pages illustrées de gravures dans le texte et de 150 planches numérotées en noir et blanc. Auteur, Titre, tomaison et fleurons dorés. Quelques accrocs. In-4 Relié demi-cuir. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 908.447-Régionalisme : Aquitaine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Coleoptera Atlantidum, being an enumeration of the coleopterous insects of the Madeiras, Salvages, and Canaries.

      . London, John van Voorst, 1865. Thick 8vo. xlvii, 526, 140 pp., one engraved map. Publisher's blind-stamped cloth with gilt title on the spine.* The first monograph on the beetles of what is collectively known as the northern Macaronesian islands in the temperate-subtropical North Atlantic. The material was mostly collected by the author. As could be expected from rather isolated island-faunas most species described in this work are endemic. Thomas Vernon Wollaston (1822-1878) FLS published a series of eight island faunal studies, the others being on the insects of Madeira (published in 1854), the Coleoptera of Madeira in the British Museum (1857), ditto those of the Canaries (1864), and those of the Cape Verde Islands (1867), on the landshells of the Atlantic islands (1878), and on the variation of species, with especial reference to the insecta (1858). The last mentioned paper in particular is an important contribution to evolution. However, Wollaston, concluded from his researches that species were created under a divine plan to best suit local circumstances. Published in the year previous to Darwin's "On the origin of species", it was kindly received by Darwin. In turn, Wollaston, who could not shed his religious beliefs, published quite a negative review of Darwin's work.Thereafter sympathy between both men although working on much the same subject deteriorated slowly but steadily. The present work is dedicated to the British zoologist (in particular malacologist and cetaceologist) John [Edward] Gray (1800-1875), keeper of zoology of the British Museum in London, "...In whose yacht I first visited the Canarian Archipelago...". This study was based on over 20,000 specimens, belonging to 1,449 species described earlier, mostly by Wollaston himself but including at least seventy new species, described here in the 140 pp. appendix. Joints expertly repaired, an excellent and clean copy. Very rare. Horn-Schenkling II(4), p. 453..

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        Drum Taps

      New York 1865 - FIRST PRINTING, the important SECOND ISSUE, bound with the separately-printed "Sequel to Drum Taps" [Washington: 1865-6]. The sequel was prompted by the assassination of Lincoln and contains some of the author's most famous poems, including "O Captain! My Captain!" and "When Lilacs Last in the Door-Yard Bloom'd." Publisher's original purple cloth with the title gilt-stamped on the front cover and blind-stamped on the rear. White endpapers. All edges trimmed. There is some wear to the spine tips, a fingerprint-sized spot of discoloration to the front board [along with a few smaller spots], and a small spot or two of bubbling to the cloth on the rear board. A Very Good copy of a scarce and important book. Only 1000 copies of the sequel were printed, and many of these were bound with the 1867 Edition of Leaves of Grass. Myerson 3.1.a2. BAL 21398. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Last Formal Photograph of Lincoln, with Son "Tad"

      Boston, Mass. 1865 - Albumen Photograph by Bouve, Boston, Mass., February 5, 1865, image 6 1/4 x 8 1/2 in., mounted on original board, 8 x 10 in. In this albumen print, Lincoln's youngest son Thomas is erroneously called "Thaddeus," because of nickname "Tad." An unfinished Washington Monument rises in the background, perhaps referencing the funerary monument motif of a broken column as symbolic of a life cut short. Thomas "Tad" Lincoln (1853-1871) was the fourth son of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln. At the time of his birth, the Lincolns had already lost their second-born son, Edward, in 1850. The family mourned third-born Willie in 1862. "Tad," nicknamed by his father because he had a large head on a small body and wriggled like a tadpole, largely had free reign of the White House. He did not attend school and was the bane of many tutors. After Lincoln's assassination, he, eldest son Robert (1843-1926), and Mary Todd (1818-1882) lived in Chicago, where Tad was devoted to his mother. Tad died of heart failure in 1871. This image shows father and son posing for what would be Lincoln's last sitting. Construction of the Washington Monument began in 1848, but was not completed until 1884.ReferencesCharles Hamilton and Lloyd Ostendorf, Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose (Dayton, Ohio: Morningside House, 1985) 220.

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      Bradbury and Evans, London 1865 - NEAR FINE book. Leech/Browne illus. (i-v),vi,(vii-viii),(1),2- 391pp. Orig front/back panels & backstrip bound in at back. Turn ins triple ruled, egg & dart & floral decor, all in gilt. Bound & SIGNED by Riviere on the turn in. Boards triple ruled. (5) gilt dotted raised ribs. (6) panels all w elaborate gilt floral design. Short portions of outer hinges a bit tender. Tips with tiny bit of wear. The set of six Riviere bound Surtees for 2000. NEAR FINE book, BUT: text faintly aged, occasional soiling. TEG. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quiet Friends]
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        L' Univers illustré. Journal Hebdomadaire. Jahrgänge 1865, 1866, 1867, 1868, 1869, 1870, 1871 und Jahrgang 1878 in 14 Bänden.

      Levy, Paris 1865 - 1865-1878. HLdr. Mit sehr zahlreichen (oft ganz- und doppelblattgroßen) Holzstichillustrationen. Jahrgang 1878 farblich abweichend gebunden, teils etwas berieben, gute Exemplare dieser üppig illustrierten Zeitschrift 40000 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Poésies badines et facétieuses d'Alexis Piron.

      A Cythère, chez Cupidon, au Temple de Vénus [d.i. Bruxelles, Vital Puissant], 1800 [um 1865]. - 12°. 148 S. und |8 Tafeln mit erotischen Stahlstichen|. HLeinen um 1900, die Deckel mit geflammtem Kalbsleder bezogen. Reizvolle und rare klandestine Ausgabe. Die Abbildungen illustrieren die Verse in feiner und detailreicher Ausführung, voll Phantasie und expliziter Erotik. Einband etwas berieben, Kanten etwas beschabt. Vorsätze erneuert. Schmutztitel etwas lichtrandig. Stellenweise leicht fingerfleckig und ganz vereinzelt minimal stockfleckig. Dutel A-887. Vgl. Gay-Lem. III, 780 u. Kearney 1467. ----------------------- Piron. Poésies badines et facétieuses d'Alexis Piron. A Cythère, chez Cupidon, au Temple de Vénus, 1800 [i.e. Bruxelles, Vital Puissant, vers 1865]. In-12. 148 pages et 8 planches avec gravures sur acier. Demi-toile (vers 1900), plats recouvert avec veau marbré. Ravissante et rare édition. Executées dans un style fin et détaillé, les gravures illustrent ces vers de Piron avec plein d'imagination et toujours très libres. Faux-titre et page de titre imprimé en sanguine. Reliure frottée, bords épidermés. Pages de gardes refaites. Faux-titre jauni. Qqs. taches de doigts par endroit, rousseurs minimes. Dutel A 887. Comparer Gay-Lem. III, 780 et Kearney 1467. --------------------- |English description available on request.|

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        Segelboote auf dem Comer See.

      1865.. Lavierte Kohlezeichnung. Links unten signiert und datiert: "Anton Melbye 1865". Auf leichtem Karton. 19,4 x 27,9 cm.. Malerisch angelegte Komposition des dänischen Marinemalers. Melbye besuchte 1838 die Akademie, unternahm Reisen nach Marokko, Paris und Konstantinopel. Er lebte später abwechselnd in Kopenhagen, Hamburg und Paris. Neben seinen virtuosen Marinegemälden entstanden gerade in seinen späten Jahren viele stimmungsvolle Kohlezeichnungen. - Insgesamt leicht gebräunt. Ecken rückseitig fest aufgelegt. - Versandkosten auf Anfrage.

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        The Complete Works of Shakspere; Revised from the Original Editions: With a Memoir, and Essay on His Genius, by Barry Cornwall

      London: The London and New York Printing and Publishing Company, Limited, n.d. [ca. 1865]. 3 vols., 4to. Illustrated with Engravings on Wood, from designs by Kenny Meadows. Full dark brown embossed morocco, covers richly gilt with large portrait of Shakespeare, gilt-lettered spines, raised bands, a.e.g. Minor rubbing at sme edges, else very good

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        Die Sklavenmacht. Blicke in die Geschichte der Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika. Zur Erklärung der Rebellion von 1860-65.,

      Berlin, Stilke & van Myden, 1865 - VI, 158 S., 1 Bl. Mit 7 Karten in Holzstich. Sabin 23948. -. Erstausgabe. - Fay (1807 - 1898), von 1828 bis 1833 Herausgeber des »New York Mirror«, war nach 1837 auf verschiedenen diplomatischen Posten in England, Deutschland und in der Schweiz tätig. Ab 1861 lebte er in Berlin im Ruhestand. Ein Teil seiner Werke erschien seitdem auf Deutsch. Die vorliegende Schrift, deren "Ertrag . für die befreiten Sklaven in amerika bestimmt" ist, unternimmt die Verteidigung Abraham Lincolns. - Exlibris des Juristen Ernst Riemschneider, papierbedingt leicht gebräunt, Einband etwas berieben und bestossen. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550 8°, HLeinen der Zeit mit goldgepr. RFileten, marm. Schnitt.

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      Imprimérie Impériale 1865-1866 In - 4 gr. (mm. 355x255), 2 voll., sontuosa legat. firmata (Tarditi) in marocchino rosso coevo, piatti con ricchissima decoraz. oro a piccoli ferri e al centro le armi imperiali di Napoleone III, dorso a cordoni con decoraz. e tit. oro, dentelles dorate ai risguardi in seta rossa, tagli dorati, pp. (4),VI,(2),357; VIII,515; con 1 ritratto di Giulio Cesare, da un dipinto di Ingres ed inc. in rame da A. Salmon, e con 36 tavv. f.t. a colori di cui 30 a doppia pag. e 6 a pag. singola, per lo più inc. da Erhard Schièble. Vi sono raffigurate: carte geografiche delle varie campagne, piante di campi di battaglie, vedute, dettagli di opere effettuate dai Romani (ponti, gallerie, ecc.). Nel I vol. dedica autografa a: M. le Marquis Pepoli (di mano del segretario) e "souvenir d'amitié / Napoléon" (di mano dell'Imperatore). Il Marchese Gioacchino Napoleone Pepoli era cugino dell'Imperatore. "Edizione fuori commercio tirata esclusivamente per l'Imperatore Napoléon III". Negli stessi anni (1865 - 66), la presente opera usci' in tiratura normale, in - 8, dall'Editore Plon, come precisa Brunet,IV,9. Cfr. anche Lorenz,III, p. 567. Solo le tavv. f.t. con qualche fiorit. ai marg. bianchi, altrimenti fresco e bell'esemplare su carta distinta.

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        Lucca, Chiesa di Santa Maria della Rosa, exterieur.

      Firenze, Fratelli Alinari., ca. 1865. Original photograph, albumen print, 41,6 x 32,3 cm on mount. Photograph no. 7937. Blind - stamp in the plate. KEYWORDS:italy / lucca

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        The Pictorial Edition of the Works of Shakespeare

      London: George Routledge and Sons,, [c.1865].. 8 volumes, octavo (245 ×163 mm). Contemporary red morocco, titles and decoration to spines in compartments separated by raised bands, elaborate panelling to boards, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Illustrated with engravings throughout. Spines a little rubbed, an excellent set. Knight's Shakespeare, handsomely bound in contemporary red morocco.

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        Eight weeks after Lincoln?s assassination, President Andrew Johnson issued a Proclamation of Amnesty ? Arkansan John Thompson signed this ?Amnesty Oath? swearing he will <I>?support all laws and proclamations which have been made during the existing rebellion with reference to the emancipation of slaves??</I>

      Party Printed Document Signed ?John Thompson,? countersigned ?W.B. McNeill? as Clerk of the Circuit Court, Columbia County, Arkansas, one page, 8? x 6.25?. Columbia County, Arkansas, December 18, 1865. Completed in manuscript by McNeil. Two ink stains. Fine condition.Headed: ?Amnesty Oath, under Proclamation of the President of the United States, dated May 29, 1865.? In full, ?State of Arkansas. Columbia County. I John Thompson of Columbia County, State of Arkansas, do solemnly swear, in the presence of Almighty God, that I will henceforth faithfully support, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States, and the Union of States thereunder: and that I will in like manner, abide by and faithfully support all laws and proclamations which have been made during the existing rebellion with reference to the emancipation of slaves--so help me God. [signed] John Thompson. Sworn to, and subscribed, before me, this 18th day of December 1865. [signed] W B McNeill. Clerk of

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      New York: H. & W. Voight, 1865. - Handcolored lithograph, 9 1/2 x 11 3/4 inches. Lightly toned, with minor wear. Very good. A satirical political print showing "moving day" at Confederate headquarters in Richmond. The lithograph depicts Gen. Robert E. Lee loading old swords in a dog cart with two scrawny dogs attached, while Treasury Secretary George Trenholm hauls a string of boxes carrying worthless bonds over his shoulder, each bearing the name of a Confederate state. A box on the sidewalk marked "C.S.A. Treasury (on which a dog is unabashedly urinating) is also labeled as "Waste Paper," and the building in the background sports signs that read "Sheriff Sale" and "To let. Apply Lincoln & Co." Several individuals - including two African Americans, one thumbing his nose - look on. The title date of May 1 would lead one to think that this lithograph was issued on that date, but in fact it was probably issued earlier in the spring, before the collapse of the Confederacy, and is speculating on its demise with May 1 as a projected to date. In fact, Richmond was occupied by Union troops on April 3. Likewise, the reference to "Lincoln & Co." is unlikely after his death on April 15. Finally, Treasury Secretary Trenholm had resigned on April 27, although this detail might have escaped a cartoonist. A very rare image. We locate copies at the American Antiquarian Society, Library of Congress, Yale, Virginia Historical Society, and Brown University.

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      Philadelphia, PA:: n. p.,, 1865. First Edition. Very Good++. First Edition (only edition). Six printed pages on one folded sheet measuring 4 1/8" by 17 3/8" with woodblock illustrations of Jefferson Davis from 1860-1865. This 6 panel illustrated vignette recounts the war while poking fun at the President of the Confederacy. The images for 1864 include a chicken with the title "The Spirit of the Retreating Army" and a haggard image of Jefferson Davis titled "Jeff&#39;s Appearance at this Time". The 1865 images shows him running away in a woman&#39;s clothing with the caption "His Last Resort--A change of uniform is necessary. He now believes in Woman&#39;s Rights, and avails himself of the advantages". This Civil War Political Cartoon is a remarkable survivor with minimal archival repair on the verso, trimmed close on the bottom but all text is legible. Rare particularly in such nice condition. OCLC lists only 2 copies (Lib. Co. of Phila., NY Hist. Soc. Lib.).

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        Vintage Signed Photograph of Lieut. Joseph M. Irvin, 131st Pennsylvania Volunteers

      Photograph Signed ?Lieut. Joseph M. Irvin / 131st Penna. Vol. / 1865.? Sepia, 5.75? x7.75?. Full-length studio photograph in uniform, holding a sword. Photograph has minor flaws, but signature is dark and strong. Ornately framed to 13? x 15.25?. Frame is rubbed. Photograph is in apparent good condition.Joseph M. Irvin was mustered into nine months service as 2nd Lieutenant, Company B, 131st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, on August 15, 1862. At the Battle of Fredericksburg, December 12-15, 1862, Lieutenant Irvin was severely wounded. The 131st also fought at the Battle of Chancellorsville, May 1-5, 1863. Lieut. Irvin was mustered out with his company on May 23, 1863.

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        Capture of Richmond and Petersburg" Ballad

      Washington 1865 - Broadside Poem, Respectfully Dedicated to the Army of the Potomac. Washington, 1865. 1 p. in blue and red ink. 8 3/4 x 13 3/8 in. "Well sing the doom and the final fall/Of the boasting chivalry, one and all:/And how Grant drove them to the wall,/ Way down in Old Virginia"This poem and broadside celebrated the capture of Richmond and Petersburg that ultimately ended the Civil War. The poem describes how General U.S. Grant defeated General Lee and Longstreet and also pokes fun at Confederate President Jefferson Davis. Partial Transcript"Well sing the doom and the final fall/Of the boasting chivalry, one and all:/And how Grant drove them to the wall,/ Way down in Old VirginiaLee saw that Grants strategic plans/Defeated him on every had,/And he will with Davis soon would land/In the ditch of the Rebellion./ Grant Longstreet drew far from his base,/Whipped Gordon and Hill before his face,/And sent him on a steeple chase/From Richmond with his army/Twas burn and plunder through the town,/While Jeff dressed up in his wifes gown/Took a hasty leave of his Cotton Throne,/While we captured the Rebel cities"ConditionProfessionally conservation treated.

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        L' Univers illustre. Journal Hebdomadaire. Jahrgänge 1865, 1866, 1867, 1868, 1869, 1870, 1871 und Jahrgang 1878 in 14 Bänden.

      Paris: Levy. 1865-1878. Folio. Mit sehr zahlreichen (oft ganz- und doppelblattgroßen) Holzstichillustrationen. HLdr.. Jahrgang 1878 farblich abweichend gebunden, teils etwas berieben, gute Exemplare dieser üppig illustrierten Zeitschrift

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        Juive d&#39;Alger

      Paris: Published by A. Cadart et Luquet, 79, rue de Richelieu, 1865. This stunning image is a rich proof impression of Delacroix&#39;s famous print, "Juive d&#39;Alger." In early 1832 Delacroix visited North Africa. He accompanied his friend the Count de Mornay on his good-will mission to the Sultan of Morocco, Abd-er-Rahman II. This experience had a drastic influence on his art, introducing an edge of brilliant realism into his majestic paintings and bold engravings. He filled countless sketchbooks with drawings and observations of Arab life and gathered a wealth of ideas that served him for the rest of his life. This sumptuous etching is inspired by Delacroix&#39;s travels in North Africa, and is considered one of his greatest prints. Assigned to the delegation as dragoman was Abraham-Ben-Chimol of Tangiers, a Jew who introduced Delacroix to his wife and daughter. Delacroix was greatly influenced by this encounter and he did a number of images depicting young Jewish women in simple interiors. This breathtaking image depicts a young Jewish woman in traditional dress, seated in a simple room; she is accompanied by an Algerian woman who is seated on the floor beside her. The leader of the French Romantic movement, Delacroix is widely considered to be one of the greatest French painters in history, but he is also one the most hailed printmakers of the modern age. The simple lines and bold textures of this monumental print delineate Delacroix&#39;s genius, and distinguish him as a true master of his art. This is an exceptional early impression of this important print, executed before the published title and publication details were added. Included in one of the first collections of the Society de Aqua-Fortistes publications by Cadart, this print is extremely rare in this early state. With its rich dark tones and fresh details, this is a magnificent example of Delacroix&#39;s work and a true collectors item. Between 1862 and 1866 the Societe des Aqua-Fortistes produced a five-volume collection of artists&#39; etchings entitled "Euax-Fortes Modernes." Printed on laid paper made especially for the series, this outstanding collection is one of the seminal publications to spring out of the etching revival in France. The Societe des Aqua-Fortistes was the French equivalent of the Etching Club in England and similarly it aimed to produce a collection of high quality etchings by the leading artists of the period. Like the Etching Club, the Societe des Aqua-Fortistes sought to raise the prestige of the medium from a reproductive technique to a fine art. Although the etching revival began somewhat earlier in England, the French movement exerted a far greater influence on the medium, and included a wider range of prominent artists. The Barbizon painters were among the earliest French artists to participate in the etching revival, and their superb prints helped raise the medium to new heights of genius. This unique publication, which included works by Manet, Corot, and Delacroix, is an outstanding example of fine art printing at its best Delteil, Le Peintre-Gravure Illustre , vol. III, no. 18, i/iii; Beraldi, Les Gravures du XIXe Siecle, Guide de l&#39;Amateur d&#39;Estampes Modernes , vol. V, p. 158, i/ii. Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs ; Biographical information has been taken from the website of the National Gallery in Washington, and The Metropolitan Museum in New York. Etching. Printed on watermarked aqua-fortistes laid paper. State i/iii, before letters with artist&#39;s name and date engraved in the upper left corner of plate. Monogram in upper right corner of plate. Full sheet in excellent condition. Image size: 7 7/8 x 6 1/6inches.

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        Don Quixote går til angreb på et marionetteater.

      Original tegning udført med blyant og sort tusch. Ikke dateret eller signeret (København c. 1865). Motivmål = arkmål: 9x21 cm. Monteret på baggrund i kraftig samtidig guldramme.. Forarbejde til en af de litograferede illustrationer, som Marstrand leverede til den første danske illustrerede udgave af Cervantes udødelige fortælling om Don Quixote (1865-69),. Billedet findes i bind 2 (ved side 196) og svarer helt til tegningen, hvis friskhed det dog ikke helt er lykkedes at overføre til den litografiske sten

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      London: Routledge Warne & Routledge 1865 - First edition, 20 x 25cm, in publisher's green sand-grain cloth w/elaborate gilt & embossed decorations & title to covers & spine, bevelled edges, a.e.g., lt. chocolate eps., [i-x], 1-35 (plates) + I-XXXV (text) + [70 blanks] cardstock pp., w/35 wood engravings by the Dalziels after A.B. Houghton. "Dalziel's Gift Book for 1865," printed at the Camden Press, London. Binding Very Good (extremities moderately bumped & worn); contents Very Good (prelims & final leaf a bit foxed w/occas. lt. spotting elsewhere). White 126 ("absolutely essential to any representative collection of the period") & 165, Reid 7 & 196 ("'the' book of 1865"), Ray 200, de Beaumont 127, Goldman 57 (see also pp.126 & 128). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Das Bömerland. Wanderungen und Ansichten. Der Nordwest. Mit 36 Stahlstichen.

      Prag, I. L. Kober, 1865,. OLWd., [3], 384 S., [1], 8° mit 36 Stahlstichen (Ansichte auf berühmte Burgen, Schlösser, Städte u. andere Sehenswürdigkeiten Nordwestböhmens) von W. Kandler. Roter Einband mit schwarzer Ornamentalprägung auf Vorderdecke u. Rücken; vergoldeter Sachnameschildchen auf Rücken. Marmorierter Schnitt. Exemplar gering berieben u. bestossen; beide Kapitale minimal abgeschürft, bzw. leicht eingerissen. Innen unbeschädigt u. frisch. In sehr gutem Zustand. Sehr gut erhalten. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte, teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. *.

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        The Little Corporal

      Chicago: Alfred L. Sewell 1865 - Thirty six continuous issues bound into one volume, 4to., occasional foxing; small library stamp, otherwise a remarkable survival. Volume 1, number 1, July 1865, published shortly after Lincoln's assassination, contains "WILLIE LINCOLN," by Emily J. Bugbee, a tribute to the President's son Willie, who died in 1862. There are 6 issues for 1865, 12 for 1866, 12 for 1867, and 6 for 1868. The masthead features a boy dressed in a Zouave's uniform, with the quotation: "fighting against wrong, and for the good, the true, and the beautiful - For Boys and Girls." The publication ran from 1865 to 1875. Regular contributors included Horace Greeley, the influential editor and 1872 presidential candidate, whose column "Counsel to Boys" (April 1867) touched upon subjects such as "Self-Trust" (April 1867), "Religion," (May 1867), and "Education" (June 1867). A significant piece of Americana. Shipping extra [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Pharmacopoea Germaniae.

      Magdeburg und Halle, Creutz (R. Kretschmann), 1865. - Kl.-4°. X, 393 S. Halbleinenband der Zeit (gering berieben). Erste Ausgabe der ersten deutschen Gesamtpharmakopöe. - Schelenz 728; Adlung/Urdang 334. - Mit dem 10 Arzneibücher ersetzenden Werk wurde als bedeutendste Neuerung das Dezimalgewicht eingeführt. "Dieses pharmazeutisch wertvolle, ausschließlich von Apothekern verfaßte Buch ist amtlich nur in Sachsen verwendet worden, hat sich großer Beliebtheit erfreut und im Jahre 1867 noch eine zweite Auflage erlebt" (A./U.). - Titel stockfleckig, sonst gut erhalten. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Leaflet Titled]: Despatches [A letter dated 12 December 1865 from Governor Kennedy to the Legislative Assembly enclosing despatches concerning crown lands].

      Victoria 1865 - Victoria, [1865]. 4 pp. On a folded folio leaf (ca. 27,5x35,5 cm or 10 ½ x 13 ¾ inches). Printed in double-columns. Signed by J.D. Pemberton (brown ink, in the right upper corner). Near fine, clean copy. A very rare leaflet as no copies located in Worldcat. Most likely the copy which belonged to Joseph Despard Pemberton (1821-1893), Surveyor General of the Colony of Vancouver Island at the time. The document contains several despatches from the Governor of Vancouver Island Arthur Edward Kennedy (1809-1883), J.D. Pemberton himself, attorney general of the Vancouver Island George Hunter Cary (1832-1866), and acting surveyor general of Vancouver Island Benjamin William Pearse (1832-1902) regarding surveys of the lands of the Hudson's Bay Company and other proprietors, in order to facilitate terms of the Union of the colonies of Vancouver Island and British Columbia. Lowther 261.

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        The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ

      Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts and Green, London 1865 - 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. 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. 4to. [251 x 198 x 54 mm]. xvi, 540 pp. Contemporary binding by Riviere (signed in gilt on the front turn-in) of dark brown goatskin, 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, gilt edges. (A little rubbed, one corner bumped). Darlow & Moule / Herbert 1951. Copies are variously dated 1864, 1865 and 1883. The front free endleaf has been neatly removed and the fly-leaves are foxed. A good copy. Edited by Thomas Longman; the initial letters and all the decorative portions were designed or drawn on wood by Henry Shaw, and the figure illustrations were drawn and engraved under his supervision. This is one of the more impressive examples of Victorian book production. It appears that Rivere bound a number of copies, using the same tools (which we still have) but in different colours (we had one in red goatskin).

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        Zittau?s romantische Umgebung in 18 malerischen Ansichten.

      Zittau, Selbstvlg., ca. 1865 - Quer-4°, 1 litogr. Titelbl, 2 Bl., 18 Tafeln m. ganzseitigen zweifarbigen Lithographien, 15 Texts., OLwd. m. golgepr. Deckel., Berieben, Lwd. etw. fleckig, mehrfach gestempelt (Beide Vorsätze, Widmungsseite, u. Texts.). Titelei vermehrt, sonst nur vereinzelt etw. stockfleckig. Buchblock an der unteren Ecke durchgehend leicht wasserrändig. Lithographien meist sauber, Textteil lose, S. 15 u. hinterer fliegender Vorsatz m. 3 kl. Löchlein (jedoch ohne Textverlust) trotzdem kein schlechtes Exemplar. Nach der Natur treu aufgenommen und lithographiert v. Th. Busch. Die Bilder zeigen: Zittau, Der Oybin - Morgenseite, Oybin mit Ruinen vom Hausgrunde aus, Kirche u. Dorf Oybin mit Aussicht nach dem Scharfenstein, Der Oybin von Hayn aus, Der Oybin - Mitternachtseite, Das Innere der Kirchenruine, Restauration und Fernsicht nach Zittau vom Refectorium aus, Kreuzgang auf dem Oybin,Kirchruine und Kirchhof auf dem Oybin, Kirchruine und Kirchhof auf dem Oybin, Restauration und Gesellschaftsplatz auf dem Oybin, Der Töpfer, Restauration und Felsenthor auf dem Töpfer, Die Nonnenklunzenfelsen zu Neu-Jonsdorf bei Zittau, Gesellschaftsplatz und Felsengruppe auf dem Nonnenfelsen, Der Hochwald - Mittagsseite, Die Lausche - Nordseite. Textteil m. den Überschriften: Zittau, Der Oybin, Der Töpfer, Die Nonnenfelsen, Der Hochwald, Die Lausche. - Sehr selten! In den grossen Bibliotheken weltweit nur einmal nachweisbar! 1100 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Separating the Loyal from the Disloyal" in Reconstruction North Carolina

      1865 - Archive of materials relating to the administering of loyalty oaths in North Carolina after the Civil War during presidential Reconstruction. 1865-1866. 21814.01. William H. Bagley, Autograph Letter Signed, as private secretary of Governor William Holden, to William Barrow, John Odom, and others. Raleigh, N.C., July 10, 1865, 1 p. quarto, on State of North Carolina, Executive Department lettersheet.Excerpt"Your Memorial . has been received at this office, and the Governor directs me to say, in reply, that the matter therein referred to, will be attended to at the earliest possible moment. This, however, cannot be done until the Enrolling Boards shall have accomplished their work in the different counties, in administering the oath of amnesty to the people - separating the loyal from the disloyal. In the meantime the preservations of the Public peace will devolve upon the Justices of the Peace in the several counties, who have the right, on all occasions to control the Local Police, and posses the power to increase the same to such a number as they may deem necessary to meet any emergency which may arise, in which, they may think, is likely to arise ."21814.02 W.W. Holden, Printed Letter Signed in Type, as Provisional Governor, to Col. David A. Barnes, with matching cover addressed "To the Clerk of the County Court of Northampton County, Jackson, N.C." Entitled, "Directions for Qualifying Magistrates and Organizing the County Courts." Raleigh, N.C., July 8, 1865, 1 p. quarto, on State of North Carolina, Executive Department lettersheet.Excerpt".If necessary, you will call on the officers of the Local Police to notify the Justices to meet at the Courthouse, on a day to be appointed by you. And said officers are hereby commanded to aid you in notifying the Justices to attend. When the Justices shall have assembled you will administer to them, first, the oath of amnesty; secondly, the oath to be found in the Revised Code, chapter 76, page 434, to maintain the Constitution of the State not inconsistent with the Constitution of the United States; thirdly, the oath of office, to be found in Revised Code, chapter 76, page 441. No Justice or other officer who is included in any of the fourteen excluded classes of the President's amnesty proclamation, will be permitted to take the oaths prescribed, or enter on the performance of duty, until a pardon shall have been received by him from the President. And the oath of amnesty is not to be administered to any one who is not disposed to take it willingly and cheerfully. If any Justice named in the commission hesitates to take the oath, it will be your duty to withhold it from him . The Clerk will make a full and complete record on his books of the proceedings of the Justices, a copy of which you will at once transmit to this office."21814.03 W.W. Holden, Printed Letter Signed in Type, as Provisional Governor. September 15, 1865, 1 p. quarto, on State of North Carolina, Executive Department lettersheet.Excerpt"You are hereby directed to retain the Amnesty Oath books until further orders, as they will be kept open to allow the people to take said oath up to the time of voting for Governor, members of Congress & c."21814.04 Manuscript Document, Oath. Northampton County, N.C., August 15, 1865. 1 p.21814.05 Printed Document, Oath of Allegiance, 1865, unissued. 1 p.21814.06 W.W. Holden, Partly Printed Document Signed, appointing twenty-two men (2 of whom are identified as dead) as Justices of the Peace. Raleigh, N.C., June 19, 1865. 1 p.Excerpt"WE, in order to promote the speedy restoration of CIVIL AUTHORITY in the State of North-Carolina, and ensure the perpetuation of a REPUBLICAN FORM OF GOVERNMENT, and reposing special trust and confidence in your prudence, integrity and zeal for the preservation of peace and good order, do hereby appoint you JUSTICES OF THE PEACE for the County of Northampton as long as a Provisional Governor shall conti. (See website for full description)

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        A Franc-Maçoneria em si mesma e em suas relações com as outras sociedades secretas da europa, Principalmente com o Carbonarismo Italiano [Freemasonry Itself and in its Relations with Other Secret Societies of Europe Especially with the Italian Carbonarism] in Two Parts Complete

      Published by Na Typographia de Manoel José Pereira Porto First Edition . 1865. - First edition hard back binding in publisher's original maroon cloth covers, faded gilt title lettering to the spine. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. In two parts containing [vi] 265 [vii]; 228 [x] printed pages of Portuguese text. Rubbing to the edges of the covers, Bibliotheca stamp and ink name to the title page, end papers browning and in Very Good sound and firm condition. Member of the P.B.F.A. OCCULT [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Game Of Croquet: Its Appointment And Laws

      Hurd & Houghton, New York and E.P. Dutton & Co., Boston 1865 - Early American croquet text. 1st edition. 31pp. plus frontispiece. Diagrams and illustrations in-text throughout. Internally very good. Mild stain to page fore-edges. Mild foxing. In variant colour paper covered boards but collates with Drazin A20a. Lacking spine but binding remains intact. Overall very good.

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        Grammaire de l'ornement. Illustrée d'exemples pris de divers styles d'ornement. Cent douze planches

      Bernard Quaritch, Londres 1865 - Gran folio, frontis color, 161 p. muy ilustrado, 112 láms. a todo color. Magnífica encuadernación en media piel con puntas, nervios, lomo cuajado con arabescos en oro, hilos dorados en planos. Cortes dorados. Ex-libris. Espectacular ejemplar sobre el arte de la ornamentación, con recomendaciones generales sobre las formas y los colores en la arquitectura y en las artes decorativas, y estudios específicos a través de los textos y de las láminas de los ornamentos en palacios, iglesias, columnas, tumbas, manuscritos, etc. en la antigüedad (Egipto, Grecia, Roma, Turquía, Persia, India, China), en la Edad Media, durante el Renacimiento, en Inglaterra y en la arquitectura italiana. Al final, múltiples muestras de adornos con hojas y flores. Artes decorativas. Arquitectura. Decorative arts. Architecture.

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        Collection of dispatches extracts and general orders from the United States Navy Pursuant to the end of the Civil War.

      United States Navy, Mound City, Il 1865 - Seventeen small broadsides, each 5.0" x 8.0" inches plus 2 four-page pamphlets in self-wrappers. Excellent collection of naval orders, most of which were printed on board the flagship Tempest, stationed in Mound City, Illinois. Several of the orders concern the discharge of enlisted men, the downsizing of the Missisiippi Squadron and the storage of coal. Several ships of the Mississippi Squadron are named, inlcuding the Tempest, Hastings, Oriole, Tennessee, Missouri, Pittsburg and Silver Cloud. Only one of the several orders was printed during the war. Special Order No. 2 was printed on board the flagship Fairy, in 1864. These orders provide an excellent overview of the Mississippi fleet. Original source material published by the US Navy. This collection is quite rare. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        CRÓNICA GENERAL DE ESPAÑA, o Sea Historia Ilustrada y Descriptiva de sus Provincias, sus Poblaciones más Importantes de la Península y de Ultramar. Su Geografía y Topografía. Su Historia Natural. Su Agricultura, Comercio, Industria, Artes y Manufacturas. Su Historia Antigua y Moderna, Civil, Militar y Religiosa. Su Legislación, Lengua, Literatura y Bellas Artes. Su Estadística General. Sus Hombres Célebres y Genealogía de las Familias más Notables. Su Estado Actual, Edificios, Oficinas, Establecimientos y Comercios Públicos. Vistas de sus Monumentos, y Retratos de los Personajes que han Ilustrado su Memoria. Obra redactada por escritores conocidos de Madrid y de provincias, y dirigida por . D. Cayetano Rosell. Crónica de la Provincia de Mad

      Ronchi, Vittori, Grilo, Madrid 1865 - 1ª ed. 22x32. xxivpp. + 246pp. 1h. (mapa, 15 de 16 litografías, grabados entre texto) + 66pp. (mapa, 3 litografías, grabados entre texto) + viii + 78pp. 1h. (mapa, 4 litografías, grabados entre texto) + xiv + 112pp. (mapa, 4 de 6 litografías, grabados entre texto) + 95pp. (mapa, 5 litografías, grabados entre texto) Holandesa piel puntas. Algunas huellas de óxido, pero buen ejemplar. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

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