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        Des conflits entre chasseurs, fermiers & Propriétaires

      Wesmael, Namur 1865 - Des conflits entre chasseurs, fermiers & propriétaires par Ferdinand Gislain.Namur. ~ A. Wesmael, 1863. In-8., VII pp., 240 pp.,11 pp.,demi maroquin vert, Illustré d"un beau frontispice hors texte, à l"eau-forte, de Félicien Rops, qui a contribué pour une large part à faire rechercher cet ouvrage" (Thiébaud 462). Au verso du titre cette mention autographe de l"auteur : Déposé au vœu de la loi / Gislain. Historique, des garennes au moyen âge, des lapins implantés, des lapins appâtés, de la chasse banale, de la chasse rendue libre, des diverses sortes de gibiers, de passage des chasseurs dans les récoltes, séquestration et vol des chiens de chasse, du renard, du loup, du gibier a plume. Intéressant et toujours d"actualité. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gesamtansicht von Osten über Weinberge hinweg, links auf einem Weg Familie.

      . Farblithographie von Chr. Kiefer bei C. F. Müller, um 1865, 30 x 48 cm.. Schefold 22858. - Im unteren Rand mit Wappen und Daten zur Geschichte der Stadt. Breitrandig und gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Choice Fruit.

      New York: Currier & Ives. 1865 - Hand-colored lithograph on a heavy wove rag paper. 1.5 inch marginal tear within 6 inch margin. 20.5 x x 25.75 inches. paper. Image is 13.74 x 14.25 Gale, 1144.

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        Rare Virginia Amnesty Oath! Eight weeks after Lincoln?s assassination, President Andrew Johnson issued a Proclamation of Amnesty ? illiterate Thomas Harris signed this ?Amnesty Oath? with his ?mark?

      Party Printed Document Signed ?X? (Thomas his X mark Harris), countersigned twice ?J.C. Wheat Notary Public,? 1p, 7.75? x 7?. Staunton, Va., July 7, 1865. Completed in manuscript. Creases. Fine condition.Headed: ?Office of Notary Public / Office Provost Marshal, / Amnesty Oath.? / ?I Thomas Harris of Augusta County, Va. 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 the 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. Sworn to, and subscribed, before me, this 7 day of July 1865. On May 29, 1865, eight weeks after the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, President Andrew Johnson issued a ?Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction.? In part, ?Whereas, many persons who had s

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        A Gamelan Orchestra.

      Ca 1865 - An unmounted albumen photograph, with the blind stamp "W. & P. Photographieen von Ned. Indie. Batavia." at the lower right. The photograph shows the entire traditional Indonesian musical ensemble seated with their instruments, the central musician seated in an ornate chair, with an ornately carved wooden frame behind the musicians, the photograph taken in a white pillared open structure. The photographers of this image were Woodbury and Page. Walter Bentley Woodbury left England in 1852 to join the Australian gold rush. In Melbourne he met James Page and learned the wet-plate collodion method of photography. The two left in 1857 for Batavia (Jakarta) and established their studio, Woodbury & Page, which became the major creator of views in the Dutch West Indies. Woodbury later patented his invention for a permanent photograph printed with inks, called the Woodburytype. 7 1/2 x 10".

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        CRÓNICA GENERAL DE ESPAÑA, o Sea Historia Ilustrada y Descriptiva de sus Provincias. Crónica de la Provincia de Gerona por Narciso Blanch e Illa. Crónica de la Provincia de Lérida por Enrique Blanch. Crónica de la Provincia de Tarragona por Fernando Fulgosio. Crónica de la Provincia de Barcelona por Manuel Angelón.

      Ronchi, Vitturi, Grilo /Ribo, Grilo y Vitturi, Madrid 1865 - 1ª ed. 22x32. 176pp. (mapa, 10 litografías, grabados entre texto) + 63pp. (mapa, 3 litografías, grabados entre texto) + 96pp. (mapa, 5 litografías, grabados entre texto) + 159pp. 1h. (mapa, 9 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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        Old Neptune" and Stephen P. Lee Together

      Washington 1865 - Letter Signed as Secretary of the Navy, Navy Department, Washington, June 16, 1865. Gideon Welles and Stephen P. Lee revoke an appointment at the end of the war. Complete Transcript Flag Ship "Tempest" June 20th /65 S.P. Lee A. R. Adml Comdg Miss Squad Navy Department Washington June 16 1865.Sir: Your services being no longer required, your appointment as an Acting Third Assistant Engineer in the Navy of the United States, on temporary services, is hereby revoked. Very Respectfully, G. Welles Secy of Navy.Mr. Worcester Haddock,Late Actg 3d Asst Engineer, U.S.N. Miss Squadron(A.R.A. Lee)Historical BackgroundGideon Welles (1802-1878). Connecticut native, journalist, Democratic state legislator, Hartford Postmaster, Chief of the Bureau of Provisions and Clothing for the Navy in his early career. In the 1848 presidential election, Welles left the Democratic Party over the issue of the expansion of slavery. Welles founded an influential Republican organ, the Hartford Evening Press, in 1856. Welles was appointed Secretary of the Navy by Abraham Lincoln, and was highly effective in mobilizing the resources of the country for an extensive blockade and offensive operations in the Confederacy. Lincoln nicknamed Welles his "Neptune." Stephen Phillips Lee (1812-1897) was born in Virginia, and was a third cousin of Robert E. Lee. He joined the Navy in November, 1825, and served in the Mexican-American War. Lee rose to Acting Rear Admiral in the United States Navy during the Civil War. He commanded the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron (flagship, Philadelphia) from 1862 to October, 1864. In the final year of the Civil War, he commanded the Mississippi River Squadron. Lee was promoted to Rear Admiral in 1870, and retired in 1873.

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        Sir Robert Montgomery's Camel Carriage in Government House, Lahore [pencil caption]

      [Lahore, ca. 1865]. Bourne cat. # 2126. 8 3/4 x 11 1/4 in. Vintage albumen print, docketed on verso. Matted, some wrinkling and fading to margins, else near fine . British-born Samuel Bourne (1834-1912) photographed the landscape and architecture of India and the Himalayan region from 1863-1870. "[R]ecognized as an important landscape photographer, Bourne entered a partnership with Charles Shepherd" and "became a leading supplier of Indian views" (Pare, PHOTOGRAPHY AND ARCHITECTURE, p. 251)

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        Mundapum, with facade of carved horses

      [India, ca. 1865]. Bourne cat. #2065. 9 1/4 x 11 1/4 in. Vintage albumen print, inscribed in negative, lower left ("Bourne 2065"), docketed on verso. Matted; fine . British-born Samuel Bourne (1834-1912) photographed the landscape and architecture of India and the Himalayan region from 1863-1870. "[R]ecognized as an important landscape photographer, Bourne entered a partnership with Charles Shepherd" and "became a leading supplier of Indian views" (Pare, PHOTOGRAPHY AND ARCHITECTURE, p. 251)

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        Sir Robert Montgomery's Camel Carriage in Government House, Lahore [pencil caption]

      [Lahore, ca. 1865] - British-born Samuel Bourne (1834-1912) photographed the landscape and architecture of India and the Himalayan region from 1863-1870. "[R]ecognized as an important landscape photographer, Bourne entered a partnership with Charles Shepherd" and "became a leading supplier of Indian views" (Pare, PHOTOGRAPHY AND ARCHITECTURE, p. 251) Bourne cat. # 2126. 8 3/4 x 11 1/4 in. Vintage albumen print, docketed on verso. Matted, some wrinkling and fading to margins, else near fine

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        The Modern System of Naval Architecture.

      - London, Day & Son [1865]. Three volumes large atlas folio recent half calf and cloth; large folding plate as a frontispiece in volume 1 (the text volume) and 167 plates, most double page or larger, some very large indeed, in the two volumes of plates. Title and following two leaves of the text volume creased, miniscule blindstamps in the margins and creeping dust into the margins of the plates in volume three (easily cleaned away by anyone with patience); two plates misfolded. In all a very good, remarkably good, copy. The Great Eastern of naval architecture books I read somewhere and true enough except that Russell's book has a happier history than his ship. Published at 40 guineas this was certainly a massive venture and of course offers an impressive record of the Great Eastern among the wide range of ships described and illustrated (these include plates of a screw steamer for the Australian trade of which five were built). Despite Russell's impressive list of achievements he never quite attained or held onto the success he probably deserved. Apparently this was largely due to the fact that he was 'not quite a gentleman'. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Yachts and Yacht Building: Being a Treatise on the Construction of Yachts and Other Matters Relating to Yachting.

      - E.& F.N. Spon, London 1865. 8vo. XII + 92 pages + VIII tables + 10 foldable plates. Illustrated in b/w. Publisher's blue, blind-tooled cloth with gilt title and decoration on front cover. Covers with very light signs of use. On the paste down a book plate and an owner's stamp mark in blue, both from "Handels- of Søfartsmuseet paa Kronborg". On the half-title page a red stamp mark stating "Kasseret af Handels- og Søfartsmuseet" (Discarded from "The museum of Trade and Merchant Shipping"). The largest of the foldable plates with some marginal wear to the uncut parts stretching out from the book. In all other regards a very fine and well preserved copy of this very rare book on how to outline and build your own yacht. * An early, but very important book on Yacht building, from the beginning of the Era when privately build and used larger vessels were becoming more and more popular. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Carte de visite portrait photograph of George Armstrong Custer, in Civil War uniform

      [New York: Printed by Anthony from the negative by Brady, ca. 1865] - Superb image of the still-controversial Custer, the boy-general, gallant Union cavalry officer, ambitious, publicity hungry Indian fighter, and in many ways the U.S. soldier who epitomized the posture of the United States in its Westward Expansion until he himself was killed, with his command, at the Battle of the Little Big Horn in 1876. This photograph, taken by the famous Civil War photographer Mathew Brady, is one of the rarer Brady images of the legendary general. "Even now [1984], after a hundred years, his name alone will start an argument. More significant men of his time can be discussed without passion because they are inextricably woven into a tapestry of the past, but this hotspur refuses to die. He stands forever on that dusty Montana slope ." - Evan S. Connell, SON OF THE MORNING STAR (CUSTER, GEORGE ARMSTRONG) 3-1/2 x 2-1/2 inches. Half-length, seated in semi-profile. Very slight mottling to image

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        LA ESPAÑA MEDICA. (Iberia médica y crónica de los hospitales). Periódico de Medicina, Cirugía, Farmacia y Ciencias auxiliares. Años 1865 y 1866 completos.

      - Oficina de la Hospitalidad domiciliaria y provincial de Madrid, de las Academias Médico-quirúrgica matritense y quirúrgica cesaraugustana, etc. Del nº 475, 5 enero 1865 al nº 577, 27 diciembre 1866. Madrid, Imprenta médica de M. Alvarez, Editor Pablo León y Luque, 25x31, 620 y 624 págs. Los dos tomos encuadernados en un volumen en holandesa lomo piel de época. (51759).

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        Armorial général de France. (Complet des 12 volumes)

      A Paris, de l’imprimerie de Jacques Collombat. Paris Firmin Didot. 1865 - Typographie Firmin Didot frères, fac-similé de l'édition originale. Grands in-4 (36 X 27,5 cm), 12 volumes, superbes reliures demi maroquin rouge, dos à 5 faux nerfs, auteur, titre et tomaison dorés, têtes d'or, non rognés. XXXII- 5 ff., 877 pp. 1er registre 2 vol. en pagination continue. 2eme registre 2 v. 1236 pp., 3eme registre 2 v. 1335 pp., 4eme reg. 1 v. 649pp., 5eme reg. 2 v. 1366 pp., 6eme reg. 1 v. 639 pp., 7eme reg. 2 vol. 835pp. et 501 pp. . Plus 1 vol. 1884 : Table générale des noms des familles qui sont citées ou dont les généalogies sont insérées dans les six registres de 1738-1768. Précédé d'un système de concordance des renvois de l'édition originale avec ceux de la nouvelle. 3 ff. , vii (table de concordance), 141 pp. + 2 ff. . Bibliothèque héraldique de la France par Guigard n° 3283 : « Cet armorial n'est général que sur le titre ; il ne contient que 879 articles. Pour être complété dans ces proportions, 150 volumes auraient à peine suffi. Il n'est divisé ni par provinces, ni par généralités, ni par élections, ni par ordre alphabétique général, mais bien par listes de souscripteurs, réparties en six registres, dont chacun est disposé par ordre alphabétique des noms de famille. Le VI éme registre renferme une liste des articles contenus dans les 10 volumes, et la 2 éme partie du 1er registre, pag. 655-730, contient : « Extraits des différents Edits, Ordonnances, Déclarations, Arrêts, Règlements, Décisions, etc., concernant la Noblesse et les Armoiries. » Quoique incomplet, cet ouvrage est aujourd'hui la source la plus vraie, la plus authentique que l'on puisse consulter sur cette matière. » Réimpression textuelle de l'édition publiée en 1738-1768. Table générale des noms de famille cités. Supplément à l'Armorial général de la France (7eme reg. en 2 vol.) renfermant la continuation des généalogies des d'Hozier et des notices inédites de familles reconnues par les juges d'armes, 1868-1873. Très bel ensemble, complet, bien conservé, riche décor à l'intérieur, portraits, planches, tableaux généalogiques, rares rousseurs. Ex-libris en page de garde. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Abraham Lincoln. President of the United States. Assassinated April 14th 1865

      New York: Engraved and published by J.C. Buttre, 1865. A fine portrait of Lincoln, taken from an image that his son Robert called 'the most satisfactory likeness' of the President A fine half-length portrait of Abraham Lincoln, with his facsimile signature beneath. The President is shown in an oval with an integral engraved surround by New York illustrator William Momberger. The images in the borders (suggestive of many of Lincoln's policies and beliefs) portray the defeat of the rebellion, freed slaves, patriots, and peace between the North and South. The portrait is taken from a photograph that is attributed in the plate to Mathew Brady, but it is now known that the portrait was taken by Anthony Berger at Brady's studios in Washington on 9 February 1864. According to Stauffer, the engraver Buttre was born in Auburn, New York in 1821. He studied under a Polish artist Hulaniski, and started in business as a wood-engraver. "In 1841 he removed to New York, became a line-engraver of reputation, and a considerable amount of his work of this period appeared in magazines. As a member of the firm of Rice & Buttre, and later under his own name, he established an extensive engraving business in New York." Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History GLC 05239; cf. Hamilton & Ostendorf Lincoln in Photographs pp.176-177; cf. Holzer, Boritt & Neely The Lincoln Image (2001) p. 98 (incorrectly identified as the model for the five-dollar bill portrait); Cf. Horan Mathew Brady 143 (incorrectly identified as the model for the five-dollar bill portrait); Indiana Historical Society - Digital Image Collections P0406_293 (incorrectly identified as a lithograph; cf. F.T. Miller Portrait Life of Lincoln p.77; Stauffer, American Engravers Upon Copper and Steel, I, p.139. Steel engraving by Buttre, after Anthony Berger and W. Momberger. Laid down, some expert repairs.

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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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        Transylvania; Its Products and Its People.

      London: Longmans Green Reader and Dyer: First edition 1865 - thick 8vo., xiv, 642pp. + 2pp. publisher's ads, colour chromolithograph frontispiece showing a Wallack woman, 42 fine engraved woodcut illustrations by Mr. G. Pearson (some full-page), 5 folding maps showing the distribution and density of the German Population in Transylvania; the distribution and density of the Roumain population in Transylvania; the distribution and density of the Hungarian population in Transylvania; Projected Railways through Transylvania, in connection with the great European and future Turkish Lines; General Map of Transylvania. Bound in the original cloth by Edmonds & Remnants of London with their neat label to rear pastedown, spine titled in gilt, slightly dulled on spine unaffecting lettering, with few very small spots of wear to upper joint and extreme foot of spine. A generally VG+ clean, tightly bound copy with some pages still unopened, of this scare study on Transylvania which was used as a source for Bram Stoker's Dracula. Transylvania is a historical region in the central part of Romania. Bounded on the east and south by the Carpathian mountain range, historical Transylvania extended in the west to the Apuseni Mountains; however, the term sometimes encompasses not only Transylvania proper, but also the historical regions of Crisana, Maramures, and Romanian part of Banat. Transylvania has been dominated by several different peoples and countries throughout its history. It was once the nucleus of the Kingdom of Dacia (82 BC–106 AD). In 106 AD the Roman Empire conquered the territory, systematically exploiting its resources. After the Roman legions withdrew in 271 AD, it was overrun by a succession of various tribes, bringing it under the control of the Carpi (Dacian tribe), Visigoths, Huns, Gepids, Avars, Slavs and Bulgarians. It is a subject of dispute whether elements of the mixed Daco–Roman population survived in Transylvania through the Dark Ages (becoming the ancestors of modern Romanians) or the first Vlachs appeared in the area in the 13th century after a northward migration from the Balkan Peninsula. There is an ongoing scholarly debate over the ethnicity of Transylvania's population before the Hungarian conquest. The Magyars conquered much of Central Europe at the end of the 9th century. According to Gesta Hungarorum, Transylvania was ruled by Vlach voivode Gelou after the Hungarians arrived. The Kingdom of Hungary firmly established control over Transylvania in 1003, when King Stephen I, according to legend, defeated the prince named Gyula. Between 1003[?] and 1526, Transylvania was a voivodeship in the Kingdom of Hungary, led by a voivode appointed by the King of Hungary. After the Battle of Mohács in 1526, Transylvania became part of the Kingdom of Janos Szapolyai which, in 1571, was transformed into the Principality of Transylvania ruled primarily by Calvinist Hungarian-speaking princes. However, ethnic groups that lived in this principality also included numerous Romanians and Germans. For most of this period, Transylvania, maintaining its internal autonomy, was under the suzerainty of the Ottoman Empire. The Habsburgs acquired the territory shortly after the Battle of Vienna in 1683. In 1687, the rulers of Transylvania recognized the suzerainty of the Habsburg emperor Leopold I, and the region was officially attached to the Habsburg Empire. The Habsburgs acknowledged Principality of Transylvania as one of the Lands of the Crown of Saint Stephen, but the territory of principality was administratively separated from Habsburg Hungary and subjected to the direct rule of the emperor's governors. In 1699 the Turks legally conceded their loss of Transylvania in the Treaty of Karlowitz; however, some anti-Habsburg elements within the principality submitted to the emperor only in the 1711 Peace of Sathmar. After the Ausgleich of 1867, the Principality of Transylvania was abolished and its territory was absorbed into Transleithania or the Hungarian part of the newly established Austro-Hunga [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Chapman And Hall, London 1865 - First Edition Inscribed by Thomas D'Arcy McGee. An excellent copy in the original brown embossed cloth covered boards, gilt stamped on the spine. A vital work collecting McGee's major speeches in The Canadian Parliament and in various public forums concerning an evolving new Nationality. McGee's eloquent advocacy did more than anything else to create the psychological basis for union. This rare and early inscription, dated 1866, the year before Confederation and two years before McGee's assassination for his condemnation of the Irish-American Fenians, who invaded Canada, reads: 'To George Murray Esq./B.A. Oxon. / With the good wishes of the present and all other / Seasons, from Thos. D'arcy McGee / New Years Day / 1866'. Murray was a scholar, educator, journalist and litterateur who emigrated to Canada in 1859, a member of the Royal Society Of Canada, author of, Verses And Visions and for a period of ten-years, commencing in 1882, editor of the literary department of the Montreal Star, the country's most important newspaper at the time. The LOC has two copies, one with a poorly reproduced portrait frontis. & one without. As this was the author's copy to present, it may precede the issue with the portrait. A very good example of an important, uncommon book with a rare presentation. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      Prescott: Office of the Arizona Miner, . 1865 - [2],13pp. Folded sheets, untrimmed and unbound. Foredges stained and a bit frayed. Overall a very good copy in original state. In a half morocco box. A very rare early Arizona imprint. McCormick gives a "state of the territory" address, including discussions of both hostile and friendly Indians, and of the burgeoning mining industry in Arizona. McMurtrie locates only two copies of this rarity. McMURTRIE (ARIZONA) 7. ARIZONA IMPRINTS 7. MUNK, p.141.

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        Atalanta in Calydon

      London: Edward Moxon & Co.,, 1865. A Tragedy. Quarto. Original cream cloth, roundels to upper board - designed by Dante Gabriel Rossetti - gilt, titles to spine gilt, edges untrimmed. Some browning to endpapers as always, cloth spotted, spine darkened, some bubbling to lower board. All in all a classic example of this notoriously vulnerable publication. First edition. With p. 84/5 cancelled and the misnumbering of p. xiv. This famous and beautifully designed book was the subject of one of Wise's more easily exploded frauds - he held there to have been only 100 copies printed. Swinburne himself wrote of 300. This prompted an American collector to assemble 101 copies to prove the point.

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        Mr Facey Romford's Hounds

      London - Bradbury, Agnew and Co, 1865 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A humorous fictional work whichmockingly observesclass andpass timeswithin victorian society. As a creator of comic personalities, Surtees is still very readable today because of his powers of observation. William Morris considered him 'a master of life' and ranked him with Dickens. Mr Facey Romford's Hounds is engaging and vigorous, and abound with sharp social observation, with a keen eye for the natural world within victorian society. Illustrated throughout including 24 coloured plates all illustrated by John Leech. Condition: In original illustrated cloth binding with gilt motif to the front board. Externally, generally smart although lightly rubbed in places and fading to the spine. Internally, generally firmly bound although slightly strained in places. Pages are bright with only the occasional spot. Armorial bookplate to the front pastedown, and copperplate ink inscription to endpaper. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Astra castra: Experiments and adventures in the atmosphere.

      Chapman & Hall, London 1865 - Turnor, [Christopher] Hatton (1840-1914). Astra castra: Experiments and adventures in the atmosphere. xxiii, 530pp. 35 plates, including chromolithograph frontispiece, photographic print tipped to dedication page, text illustrations. London: Chapman and Hall, 1865. 326 x 252 mm. Original cloth stamped in gilt and blind, some wear at spine and corners, light spotting. Frontispiece starting, minor insect damage to upper margin of title, light foxing, but very good. Presentation Copy, inscribed by the author on the front flyleaf: "Edmund Turner from his affecate brother Hatton-In lieu of many letters that would have been written during the years 1863-64 whilst he was travelling in India, Australia & New Zealand." Bookplate of Turnor's son, Christopher Turnor (1873-1940).First Edition. A vast and remarkable Victorian compendium of aeronautical literature from mythological times to the 1860s. Turnor focused primarily on ballooning and other lighter-than-air flight, although there are a few references to heavier-than-air flight attempts. The work contains 22 portraits of balloonists, and lists the names of the first 500 people to ascend in balloons, giving the dates and places of their first ascents and noting that only ten of them had been killed in ballooning accidents. Turnor presented this copy to his brother, Edmond Turnor (1838-1903), a Conservative Party politician who served in the House of Commons from 1868 to 1880. The copy was later in the library of Hatton Turnor's son, Christopher Turnor, the noted architect and social reformer. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Mr Facey Romford's Hounds

      London - Bradbury and Evans, 1865 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. Gilt tooled leather bound copy with marbled paper covered boards and marbled fore edge. This is the first edition of Surtees popular sporting themed novel illustrated with 21 beautiful hand coloured plates including the frontispiece. 3 of the plates called for are missing. Robert Smith Surtees (May 17, 1803 - March 16, 1864) was an English editor, novelist and sporting writer. He was the second son of Anthony Surtees of Hamsterley Hall, a member of an old County Durham family. Educated to be a solicitor, Surtees soon began to contribute to the Sporting Magazine, and in 1831 he published a treatise on the law relating to horses and particularly the law of warranty, entitled The Horseman's Manual. In the following year he helped to found the New Sporting Magazine, of which he was the editor for the next five years. To this periodical he contributed between 1832 and 1834 the papers which were afterwards collected and published in 1838 as Jorrocks's Jaunts and Jollities. This humorous narrative of the sporting experiences of a cockney grocer, which suggested the more famous Pickwick Papers of Charles Dickens, is the work by which Surtees is chiefly remembered, though his novel Handley Cross, published in 1843, in which the character of Jorrocks is reintroduced as a master of fox-hounds, also enjoyed a wide popularity. The former of these two books was illustrated by Phiz (HK Browne), and the latter, as well as most of Surtees's subsequent novels, by John Leech, whose pictures of Jorrocks are everywhere familiar and were the chief means of ensuring the lasting popularity of that humorous creation. In 1838, on the death of his father, Surtees, whose elder brother had died in 1831, inherited the family property of Hamsterley Hall, where he lived for the rest of his life. The later novels by Surtees included Hillingdon Hall (1845), in which Jorrocks again appears; Hawbuck Grange (1847); Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour (1853); Ask Mamma (1858); Plain or Ringlets (1860); Mr Facey Romford's Hounds (1865). The last of these novels appeared after the author's death. In 1841 he married Elizabeth Jane, daughter of Addison Fenwick of Bishop-wearmouth, by whom he had one son and two daughters, the younger of whom, Eleanor, in 1885 married John Prendergast Vereker, afterwards 5th Viscount Gort. Condition: The binding is tight and firm and both covers are firmly attached. The inner hinges are slightly strained but holding firm. There is some minor wear to the extremities, mostly to the boards which are rubbed with some loss to the paper on the front board. There is also some rubbing to the edges and slight bumping to the corners. The spine is in very good condition. Internally the book is generally clean and bright apart from some spotting in places and the odd handling mark. Pages 193-208 are missing along with the plates to face pages 202, 209 and 306. There is a copperplate inscription to the front blank end paper..

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        Commedia [.] con ragionamenti e note di Niccolò Tommaseo.

      Francesco Pagnoni,, Milano, 1865 - 3 volumi in-4º (cm. 33,5), legature coeve in m. pelle con titolo e greche in oro ai dorsi (tracce d'usura); coll. CXIX, 622; 735; 731in buono stato, con 52 (di 55) tavole illustrative a p. pagina f.t. incise su acciaio da Giuseppe Gandini su dis. dei pittori Federico Faruffini e Carlo Barbieri. Ex Libris a timbro al primo frontespizio, bruniture alle sole carte di descrizione delle tavole, sporadiche fioriture; mancano (come sovente e dall'origine) le tre uniche tavole con più scene che in alcuni es. si trovano al primo tomo. Bell'edizione della Commedia pubblicata in occasione del sesto centenario di Dante e corredata dell'autorevole commento del Tommaseo. Cfr. Martini 69. Buon esemplare.

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      MINISTERIO DE FOMENTO, México 1865 - EN ESPAÑOL. Memoria de los trabajos ejecutados / por la / Comisión científica de Pachuca / en el año de 1864 / dirigida por el ingeniero / Ramón Almaraz / mandada publicar de órden de S. M. I. por el Ministerio de Fomento / (esta memoria es continuación de la del Valle de México) /. Con gráficas, tablas, leguarios, ilustraciones a color y mapas de mérito. 358 pp. 18 x 26 cm. con los siguientes impresos plegados: Plano topográfico de una parte del Vallde de México (continuación de los trabajos del mismo) por los Ings. Martin, Yáñez, Serrano, García Cubas, Barbieri, y Romero, bajo la direección de R. Almaraz. 1864. Mide 85 wx 93 h. con desgarre de 8 cm (ver foto) que no afecta imagen. Cuado sinóptico y estadístico del Distrito de Pachuca, datos recogidos por la Comisión. 1865. 75 x 55 cm. Desgarre marginal de 5 cm. afecta sólo a la orla del margen isquierdo. Plano de las pirámides de San Juan Teotihuacán levantado por los ingenieros de la Comisión Científica del Valle de México. 1865. 65 x 45 cm. Desgarre de 100 cm no afecta impresión. Plano Minero del Distrito de Pachuca, levantado por el Ing. de Minas Manuel Espinosa, 1864. 85 x 65.5 cm. con desgarre de 10 cm que no afecta impresión. Plano Minero del Distrito del Mineral del Monte, por los ings. Espinosa y Almaraz. 1864. 86 x 65 cm. El ejemplar presetna roce leve generalizado. Rastro de remoción de etiqueta en 2ª de guardas. Una firma de época de Fco. de P. Arciniega, propietario inicial del ejemplar. 5 litografías fuera de texto, algunas de Iriarte y una de él plegada. Varios grabados a color con vegetales e insectos. La obra termina con Apuntes sobre las Pirámides de San Juan Teotihuacán,y la determinación astronómica de sus pirámides por el Ing. geógrafo Francisco Jiménez, tema por primera vez tratado debido al interés modernizador de la ciencia del emperador Maximiliano, quien ordenó los trabajos de la Comisión. Almaraz y los miembros de la misma lograron una precisión científica que se ha calificado de "verdadera maravilla". 18 x 26 Cm. ( 7 x 10.5" h) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Tour de Marne décrit et photographié

      Librairie Internationale, Paris, 1865. Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Text is in French. Small number stamped on front free endpage and front pastedown with some light pencil marks. Pages lightly tanned. Bookplate on front pastedown. Stamp on edges of text-block. Black & white photographs tissues binded at each plate. Quarter leather boards bumped and worn at corners, edges and spine ends with some rubbing on boards and spine. Pull out map in back. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 132326..

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        Motifs décoratifs tirés des constructions exécutées au Nouveau Louvre et au Palais des Tuileries sous la direction de Mr H. Lefuel.

      vers 1865 - In Folio demi reliure de chagrin marron, dos à nerfs, 78 héliogravures d'edouard Baldus sur les 80 prévus. Quelques rousseurs sinon bon exemplaire de ce rare livre réunissant la photographie et l'architecture. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Edition : BORDEAUX, FERET, 1865 - Nouvelle édition revue et augmentée par E. FERET - Précédé d'une notice sur le palais de l'Exposition - Orné de vues des principaux monuments de BORDEAUX, gravures hors texte - Manque la carte - Une photographie contrecollée en frontispice - Cette édition comporte un chapitre réduit sur les vins et une classification des crus, dans lequel est annoncée la publication dans l'année d'un volume consacré à cette seule matière - Exemplaire en très bon état, partiellement non coupé, sous sa couverture papier originale, de couleur rose, dont le dos et le premier plat sont fanés VII, (20), 291 pages, broché, 18 cm. Très bon état [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Cape Cod.

      Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1865 - Octavo. Original green diamond-patterned cloth, titles to spine gilt, brown coated endpapers, boards blocked in blind with eight-point cornerpieces and central wreath. With a later cloth protector. Contemporary pencilled ownership inscription to front blank. Spine rolled and a little rubbed at the ends, a few faint spots to upper board but cloth unusually fresh overall. An excellent copy. First edition in binding variant A with Thoreau named as the author of Walden on the spine, and cloth type Z, one of several binding styles used on the first edition without precedence. Cape Cod, a collection of ten essays on the scenery and people of the region, was based on three trips that Thoreau made between 1849 and 1855. A lovely copy, Thoreau's books are rarely found in such nice condition. BAL 20115. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        An Excursion in the Peloponnesus in the Year 1858

      London: Day & Son, Limited,, 1865. Edited by his Niece, Winifrede M. Wyse. 2 volumes octavo (252 × 156 mm). Original purple blind-stamped pebble-grained cloth, title gilt to the spine, pale cream endpapers. Etched frontispiece to each, and 22 similar plates in all, 2 of them folding panoramas - Sparta and Kalamata - folding map, wood-cut illustrations to the text. A little rubbed, corners bumped, neat repairs on the joints and at the head- and tail-caps, light toning, a scatter of foxing, but overall a very good set. First edition. Wyse was appointed minister-plenipotentiary to Greece in 1849, at the time of his arrival in Athens Greek politics "were complicated and divisive. Each of the three protecting powers that had guaranteed Greek independence—Britain, France, and Russia—wishing to advance its interests in the region, became entangled in factional politics" (ODNB) His primary tasks were to "to encourage the government to honour its debts to the protecting powers, and to preserve the territorial integrity of the Ottoman empire from both Greek irredentism and Russian expansion." In 1857 he suggested that a commission be formed "to investigate the financial resources of Greece, since a loan by England, France, and Russia remained outstanding from he time of independence. This entailed much travelling for Wyse and he made numerous reports on the economic and social conditions that he saw. His niece who accompanied him, edited these to form this … important work" (Blackmer catalogue). Wyse's habit of offering the Greeks unsolicited advice, and his insistence that his niece be received at court in contravention of protocol, "limited his effectiveness in influencing policy … He chaired a commission of the protecting powers that made valuable recommendations about the reformation of Greek finances. He gave the Greek government memoranda on museums, the prison system, the legal system, education, the tax structure, the Orthodox church, and the provision of government buildings. The Greeks ignored all these suggestions.

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        Cape Cod

      Ticknor and Fields, Boston 1865 - Borst A5.1.a. BAL 20115, binding A. BD cloth: Sides blindstamped with a frame with the inner rules twisted on themselves at each corner to form an 8-pointed ornament. Wreath blindstamped at center of sides. Spine blindstamped with rules at top and bottom and gilt "Author of Walden and a Week on Concord River // Ticknor & Co." Brown coated endpapers. 24-page catalogue dated December, 1864 inserted at back. Neat signature of A.H. McLane dated Sept, 1865. Extremities lightly rubbed, and cover with minor spotting. Rear joint is a little frayed for two inches along spine. Otherwise near fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Letters To Various Persons

      Ticknor and Fields, Boston, MA 1865 - (full book description) Ticknor and Fields, Boston, MA, 1865. 1st Edition Good+, Hard Cover, DJ Not Issued. Size=5"x7", 229pgs. Dark green blind stamped heavy cloth, brown endpapers. Spine has gold spine lettering with Author of Excursions and A Week on Concord River, which is the first of 3 bindings for this book (BAL2016). Cloth frayed head and foot of spine, front cover fore-edge worn with vertical 1/16" x 1" (2) and 1/8" x 1" all together in one spot, ink owner name, date on front endpaper, 3" and 1" rear endpaper hinge paper tear, bottom rear fore-edge corner slightly bumped, o.w. clean and tight. Text bright and in Fine condition. A total of 213 copies were printed. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Letters to Various Persons. [Edited by Ralph Waldo Emerson.]

      Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1865. - Heretofore unpublished letters and poems by Thoreau. 8vo, original blind-stamped slate-blue cloth, gilt lettering. Borst A6.1.a; BAL 20116, binding A. Cloth a little worn; rear hinge just starting; very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Cape Cod

      Ticknor and Fields, Boston 1865 - FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Publisher's original purple cloth. Apart from some minor fading to the spine and a tiny chip or two at the head and foot, this is a very good to near fine copy. Complete with the publisher's 24 page cataloque dated December, 1864, inserted at the back. One of 2000 copies. Borst 5.1.a .

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      Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1865.. Cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. Spine a bit sunned, with fraying at crown and top of lower joint, shallow loss at extreme toe of spine, otherwise very good, internally clean and crisp. First edition, BAL's binding B. Edited by R.W. Emerson. The first printing consisted of 2100 copies. BAL 20116. BORST A6.1.a.

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        Lincoln Mourning Broadside

      1865 - Broadside. The Nation's Loss. A Poem on the Life and Death of the Hon. Abraham Lincoln. 1865. 1 p., 9 3/4 x 15 1/4 in. 1/2 inch loss at top not affecting text. Headed by an engraving of Lincoln, Reverend Peter W. Brister's mourning poem occupies the first two columns, and Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation is printed in full in the third column. Brister's poem addressed what Lincoln meant to the nation during the Civil War, how he saved the Union, and freed the slaves. Below the image of Lincoln it reads "Late President of the United States, Who departed this life, in Washington, D.C., April 15, 1865."

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        Miners and Travelers' Guide to Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, and Colorado via the Missouri and Columbia Rivers. [important Association Copy Vancouver Island]

      Wm. M. Franklin., New York 1865 - 8vo, Lacking the Map. 153pp. [small top margin stain towards rear.] original blind-stamped green cloth. Captain John Mullan (1830-1909) American explorer, road builder, lawyer: worked to fill in the details of the geography of the upper Rocky Mountain region that was known only in outline before the 1850s. This is an excellent important association copy being and fully inscribed to the front free endpaper by the Scottish explorer Robert Brown F.R.S F.R.P.S. Commander Ist. V.I. Victoria, Vancouver Island. Brown arrived in Victoria on May 6.1863. His first expedition was to Great Central Lake, Sproat Lake, Alberni Inlet, and Nootka Sound. Subsequently, he travelled on the Olympic peninsula (Washington) and up the Fraser River. Brown's Scottish sponsors were dissatisfied with the seeds he sent back from these expeditions, and he was dismayed that they considered him a mere seed collector rather than a botanist. He further antagonized his patrons by accepting in May 1864 the position of commander and government agent on the Vancouver Island Exploring Expedition (VIEE,) organized by a committee of prominent Victoria businessmen and funded in part by the colonial government under Governor Arthur Kennedy. Brown's relationship with the committee became uneasy when he realized that its members were primarily interested in the discovery of gold. The expedition succeeded in crossing Vancouver Island at several points, in some instances by new routes. From Cowichan Lake, Brown led a group down the Nitinat River to Whyac along a route approximating the one travelled by Joseph Pemberton in 1857, while another party followed a more arduous route from Cowichan Lake to Port San Juan. Subsequently, Brown and a few others went from Comox to Alberni via Comox Lake and Great Central Lake; another group had the harder task of journeying from Nanaimo to Alberni via the Nanaimo Lakes. The expedition lasted from June 7 to October 21, 1864 and covered an estimated 1,200 miles. The most celebrated achievement of the expedition was its discovery in July of gold on a river that the explorers named after Peter Leech, the second in command. Ironically, this find, which led to the establishment of Leechtown, was made when Brown had briefly left the party and returned to Victoria in order to clarify his relationship with the organizing committee. Brown himself valued more highly the discovery of coal on a river near Comox that was named after him. Although the discovery proved of no immediate commercial value, it was an early indication of coal in the region. Brown's Scottish sponsors continued to be dissatisfied with his dispatches of seeds, and they did not grant his request that his three year contract be renewed. Prior to its termination, Brown travelled in Washington Territory, Oregon, the Queen Charlotte Islands, and northern Vancouver Island. On August 2, 1866, when he was about to leave Vancouver Island, the Daily British Colonist and Victoria Chronicle described him as "a valuable man, who has done more towards exploring its unknown regions, unfolding its natural resources, and drawing attention to the latent wealth of the Island, than any other man in it." Brown's writings on the northwest coast are diverse. Vancouver Island; exploration, 1864 (Victoria, [1865]), a twenty-seven page official report outlining the expedition's route and fixing place-names, was followed in 1869 by "Memoir on the geography of the interior of Vancouver Island," a work which appeared only in German and for which Brown was awarded a doctorate by the University of Rostock (German Democratic Republic) in 1870. Brown had planned to write in addition a popular account of the expedition, illustrated with drawings made by its artist, Frederick Whymper, but he found the market glutted by other accounts of exploration. He published articles ranging from reports on the botany, ornithology, and geology of the area he explored to sketches of life in colonial society. Excellent Copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Illustrated London News. Vol. XLVI + Vol. XLVII. January to June 1865. / July to December 1865.,

      George C. Leighton, London 1865 - KOLLATIONIERT! Text Englisch. Ein Jahrgang in zwei Bänden. Sehr solider goldgeprägter Hartkarton-Einband mit goldgeprägtem Lederrücken, gute Bindung, Hartkarton mit Abriebspuren, Buchblock gut, weitestgehend sauber, Buchblock etwas angestaubt, gute Papierqualität, praktisch stockfleckenfrei. ERSTER BAND: 7. Januar bis 1. Juli 1865. KOMPLETT! Seiten falsch paginiert zwischen Seite 188 und Seite 196, insgesamt 620 pagninierte Seiten. ZWEITER BAND: 8. Juli bis 30 Dezember 1865. ES FEHLEN DREI NUMMERN: Nr. 1331 (26. August), Nr. 1338 (14. Oktober), Nr. 1340 (28. Oktober). Seitenrand zu Beginn leicht lädiert, Seiten falsch paginiert zwischen Seite 57 und Seite 60 / Seite 268 und Seite 276, Nr. 1348 und Nr. 1349 in einem Heft (ab Seite 597) / Nr. 1350 falsche Paginierung beginnend ab Seite 639 (jedoch komplett), insgesamt 660 paginierte Seiten. The Illustrated London News ist ein von Herbert Ingram und Mark Lemon 1842 gegründetes wöchentlich erscheinendes englisches Magazin mit unzähligen Illustrationen,Tafeln und Holzschnitten, die die damals noch nicht erfundene Fotografie ersetzt haben. Themen u.a.: British Empire, Kolonien, Sport, Pferderennen, neue Erfindungen, Gesellschaft, Adel, Ereignisse, Katastrophen, Weltausstellungen, Ansichten, Karten, Theater, Technik, Geographie, Expeditionen, Annoncen, Werbung, Mode, Kriegs- und Schlachten-Bilder, Camps und Gefangenenlager, Amerikanischer Bürgerkrieg, Landschaften, Gebäude, Haiti, Rio de Janeiro, Montevideo, Bukarest, Köln, Schiffe, Niger Expedition, Indien, Pläne, Militaria, Krieg in Bhutan (Bhootan). Ein Nachrichten-Magazin, insgesamt gut erhalten. COLLATED! Two volumes for year 1865, card board binding with some wear marks nevertherless solid. Gilded leather spine with title, hardly any foxing, profusely illustrated, woodcuts still replacing photographs. FIRST VOLUME: Complete! Foliation false between pages 188 and 196, all in all 620 pages. SECOND VOLUME: THREE ISSUES ARE MISSING: Nr. 1331 (August 26), Nr. 1338 (Oktober 14), Nr. 1340 (Oktober 28). Page edges slightly worn in the beginning, foliation false between pages 57 and 60 / pages 268 and 276, Nr. 1348 and Nr. 1349 in one issue(from page 597 onwards) / Nr. 1350 false foliation from page 639 onwards (nevertheless complete), all in all 660 pages. A fascinating magazine dealing with topics such as: British Colonies, technique, new discoveries, travel accounts, high society, sport, international exhibitions, kings and queens, princes and princesses, military news, adds, fashion, catastrophies, diplomacy, maps, etc.Altogether good condition. Nur als Paket. 30 x 40,5 Cm. 8 Kg. Gewicht in Gramm: 8000 Original Edition Hartkarton/Leder Solide, Ordentlich [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Mitteilungen über meine Reise nach Äquatorial-Ost-Afrika und Uganda, 1896-1897. 3 Bände (2 Textbände und 1 Atlasband). Berlin, D. Reimer 1901-1904. 4°. VII, 261 S., 2 Bll., 27 S., 1 Bl.; 2 Bll., 329 S., 2 Bll., 1 Bl., 33 S.; 3 Bll., mit 4 Porträt-Tafeln, 150 (2 farb.) Tafeln u. 16 (mehrf. gef.) farb. Karten, Goldschn., OWildldr.

      - Henze V, 77.- Einzige Ausgabe, von großer Seltenheit.- Eines der bedeutendsten und umfangreichsten Werke über Ostafrika, besonders wegen der ethographischen Abbildungen wichtig.- Der österr. Afrika-Reisende M. Schoeller (1865-?) beschreibt hier seine große Ost-Afrika Expedition der Jahre 1896-97.- Bd. III (Kartenband)mit großen, exzellenten Karten von Alfred Kaiser aufgenommen, mit dem Routenverlauf der Expedition im Detail.- Nur wenige Bll. etw. stockfleckig, Karten tls. mit kl. Randeinrissen, Ebde. etw. berieben.

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        Good Words for 1865

      ONT>, 1865 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A copy of Good Words for 1865 by various authors, edited by Norman Macleod. Withillustrations throughoutby Robert Barnes, Paul Gray, T. Sulman, Edward Hughes andothers, some of which fold out. Bound from parts. Good Words was a 19th-century monthly periodical in the United Kingdom established in 1860 anddirected at evangelicals and nonconformists, particularly of the lower middle class. The magazine included overtly religious material, but also fiction and nonfiction articles on general subjects, including science. The standard for content was that the devout must be able to read it on Sundays without sin. Previous owner's ink inscriptions to front dated 1910. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, sound but with slight wear andfading to extremities and marks to boards. Splitting to cloth to joints, hinges tender. Small holes to gutter where it has been bound from parts. Internally, generallyfirmly bound although slightly strained in place. Bright but with the occasional scattered spotting,mostly to text block edge and marginally, handling marks and slight age toning and foxing to first few pagesOverall: GOOD.

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        Panthéon des illustrations francaises au XIX. siècle. publié sous la direction de Victor Frond.

      Abel Pilon, Lemercier,, Paris, 1865 - In-folio (cm. 39), pp. 200 circa complessive. Con 40 splendidi ritratti litografici su carta di Cina applicati alle tavole. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in mezza pelle e percallina rossa, dorso a nervi con titoli e fregi in oro. Piatti inquadrati a secco con titoli centrali. Tagli dorati. Esemplare fresco, a carte candide ed in perfetto stato di conservazione. Bella serie di ritratti dei principali personaggi della vita culturale e politica francese ottocentesca. La qualità della litografia è di sorprendente bellezza; vi è poi da notare che tutti i ritratti sono stati eseguiti da fotografie dei maggiori fotografi del tempo (Nadar, Meyer et Pierson, Bisson, P. Petit, Carjat, Trinquart, ecc.). Ciascun ritratto è accompagnato da una pagina con note biografiche ed una pagina di autografo. Fra i personaggi ritratti: Arago, Berlioz, E. Delacroix, Gavarni, Victor Hugo, Ingres, Lamartine, Lesseps, Meyerbeer, George Sand, ecc. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Washington. April 17, 1865. - 3pp. Folded quarto sheet. Central vertical fold and two horizontal folds. Small, closed tears at edges of the horizontal folds. A couple of small, very light fox marks. Very good. In a half morocco box. President Lincoln was assassinated on April 15, 1865; his body lay in state in the White House on April 18, and the funeral service took place around noon on the 19th. After the funeral itself, the official procession, the central act in the public mourning of the President's death, accompanied Lincoln's body from the White House to the Capitol. This program, issued by the War Department, outlines the order of the procession, listing the civilian, military, and political attendees in order of appearance. The hearse is represented by a rectangle outline of stars. The procession left the White House about two o'clock in the afternoon, marching down Pennsylvania Avenue to the Capitol. The first three divisions were the military escort, representing all the elements of the Army and Navy. After them came the attending clergy and Lincoln's attending physicians, followed by the casket itself, the only wheeled vehicle in the procession, with the pall bearers to each side. Twelve Congressmen, General Grant and Admiral Farragut as heads of the Army and Navy, with two subordinates each, and Lincoln's family and delegates from Illinois and Kentucky followed the casket. Next came government officials, ambassadors, and state officials; representatives of various organizations, delegations from colleges, lawyers, doctors, and the press; the final group is listed here as "Citizens and Strangers." Directions are given for the assembly of the procession, which ended at the Capitol, where Lincoln's body again lay in state from the afternoon of the 19th until the morning of the 21st, when it was placed on the funeral train which took it back to Springfield. An important piece of Lincoln ephemera, commemorating one of the most tragic events in our nation's history.

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        An Oversized Photo of General Grant Taken after Lincoln's Assassination

      Philadelphia, PA 1865 - Photograph. By Frederick Gutekunst. Philadelphia, Pa., [May 1865] 15 1/2 x 18 in., mounted on 20 x 24 in. board. Likely dated "October 1865" [perhaps the date of production] in light pencil on Gutekunst's label on verso. Blind stamp of Chicago Historical Society, and "Chicago Historical Society dupl" in pencil on verso. Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885), born in Illinois as Hiram Ulysses Grant, was the leading Union general of the Civil War and the 18th President of the United States. He graduated from West Point in 1843 and served in the Mexican War, but at the start of the Civil War, he was a little-known grocer in Galena, Illinois. In June 1861, he was appointed colonel of the 21st Illinois and quickly rose to prominence in the western theater. His victories at Forts Henry and Donelson, Shiloh, Vicksburg, and Chattanooga earned him fame and steady promotion. In March 1864, he was named lieutenant general (the first since George Washington) and general-in-chief of all Union armies. On March 8, Grant went to Washington and met Lincoln for the first time. His command was not without controversy. After great numbers of dead at the battle of Shiloh, Lincoln responded to criticisms of Grant by saying, "I can't spare this man-he fights." To complaints of Grant's drinking, Lincoln quipped: "Tell me what brand of whiskey that Grant drinks. I would like to send a barrel of it to my other generals." Grant remained in the Eastern Theater to take on Robert E. Lee. After the difficult Overland Campaign, the Siege of Petersburg, and the climactic Appomattox Campaign, Grant forced Lee to surrender at Appomattox on April 9, 1865. He was commanding general of the U.S. Army after the war, and was elected as a Republican to the presidency in 1868 and 1872.

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        Catalogue de la superbe bibliotheque d'ethnographie, de zoologie, d'anatomie comparee, etc

      Amsterdam: F. Muller, 1865. [Vrolik, Willem (1801-63)] Catalogue de la superbe bibliothèque d&#39;ethnographie, de zoologie, d&#39;anatomie comparée, etc. . . . 8vo. xii, 105pp. (last page printed on inside back wrapper). Amsterdam: Frederik Muller, 1865. 220 x 151 mm. Modern quarter morocco, marbled boards in period style, original printed wrappers bound in. Wrappers a bit soiled, otherwise very good. Ownership inscription of Dr. G. J. Fisher on front wrapper; a few marginal notes probably his.</p><p>First Edition. The Dutch physician Vrolik made significant contributions to comparative anatomy and to pathology, publishing anatomical studies of the chimpanzee, the manatee and other animals, and issuing several works on teratology, embryology and pathological anatomy, including the magnificent folio Tabulae ad illustrandam embryogenesin hominis et mammalium (1849). His library, consisting of over 2000 volumes on zoology, comparative anatomy, ethnography and related subjects, was sold at auction two years after his death; it included important works by Cuvier, Gould, Owen, Darwin, Humboldt, etc. An interesting association copy from the library of Dr. G. J. Fisher of Sing Sing, NY, founder of the Brooklyn Academy of Medicine; Dr. Fisher made important contributions to the literature of teratology himself. For Vrolik, see Hirsch.</p>

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        Oeuvres de J. Racine, nouvelle édition revue sur les plus anciennes impressions et les autographes et augmentée de morceaux inédits, des variantes, de notices, de notes, d'un lexique des mots et locutions remarquables, d'un portrait, de fac-simile, etc.

      Paris, Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie, boulevard Saint-Germain, n° 77 1865 - 7 volumes in-8 reliés + 2 volumes in-4 plein chagrin rouge, tranches dorées, dos ornés, plats ornés de liseret, magnifique reliure de prix titrée au plat : concours général des lycées & des collèges des départements - 1874, sous la même reliure le volume dédié à la musique : Musique des choeurs d'Esther et d'Athalie par J.-B. Moreau et des Cantiques spirituels par J.-B. Moreau et M.-R. de La Lande. et l'album in-4 contenant les documents iconographiques suivants : armoiries de Jean Racine; portrait de Jean Racine, statue de Jean Racine, Fac-similé de deux esquisses de la figure de Jean-Baptiste Racine, Maison de la rue des Marais, dessins de cinq médailles, 3 cartes, 11 fac-similés de lettres. Le tout constitue un magnifique ensemble auquel il manque malheureusement à cette collection le volume VIII : Lexique de la langue de J. Racine, avec une introduction grammaticale par M. Ch. Marty-Laveaux, précédé d'une étude sur le style de Racine, par M. Paul Mesnard et suivi des tableaux des représentations de Corneille et de Racine, par M. Eugène Despois. Quelques rousseurs et petits défauts, très bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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