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      St. Louis: Missouri Democrat Print, . 1865 - 30pp. Two gathered signatures, remnant of original stitching. Minor soiling on exterior pages, light vertical fold line. Near fine. In a folding half morocco box. A rare privately printed report by the commander of the Plains Country, intended for his officers. Includes Gen. Pope's "Plan of Operations Against the Indians of Dakota and Idaho," and mentions the unsuccessful Powder River Campaign against the Sioux and Cheyenne. Also included is J.F. Meline's "Proposed Regulations for Trade with the Indians." Wagner-Camp locates only two copies (CoD, ICN). An extremely rare and important account of Indian warfare on the Plains at the end of the Civil War. WAGNER-CAMP 421a. HOWES P477. EBERSTADT 134:328. SABIN 64114.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        [Porcelain Plate]: American Sports: Base Ball. Running to First Base

      [circa 1865]. Porcelain plate. Approximately 8" in diameter. Two chips to the rim not affecting the image, some wear, very good. The plate has an embossed alphabet around the inner rim, with a transfer image in brown in the center of the plate depicting a baseball game, with "American Sports" at the top of the image, and "Base Ball. Running to First Base" below the image. No back marks and undated, but consistent with German export ware of the period between 1865-1875. Very uncommon. .

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        Svenska expeditionen till Spetsbergen år 1861 under ledning of Otto Torell.

      - Stockholm, P.A. Sorstedt & Söner, 1865.Original embossed green cloth with gilt picture on front. With folding double-page panoramic view, folding map with inset maps, 15 (3 double-page) coloured lithographed plates by Abrah. Lundquist and 18 woodengravings in the text. (10),480 pp.* First edition. - 'Torell's expedition of 1861 had been exceptionally succesful, despite all the obstacles presented by ice and weather. It was the first interdisciplinary polar expedition carried out by competent professional scientists. There is no exaggeration in saying that this enterprise initiated scientific polar exploration, and that Torell is rightly looked upon, not only as the 'father' of Swedish polar exploration, but as the founder of scientific polar exploration in general' (Liljequist, High latitudes, p.38). The Arctic navigator Nils Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld (1832-1901) participated in this successful Spitbergen expedition. - (Foxed as usual).Arctic Bibl. 3171. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter from Hooker on Royal Kew Gardens letterhead.

      - Dated My (sic) 1/76, approx. 80 words. 18 x 11.5 cms, folded, with blind stamped crest of Kew Gardens. He writes to "My Dear Sir", stating that he feels it would not be desirable to include a list of Thareburg's Rubarrii (sp?) in any republication of his works & that he is presently abroad for a change, having been overworked of late. Very nice condition. Hooker was only 22 yrs. old when he sailed on the Erebus with James Clark Ross to the Antarctic. He was the author of "Botany of the Antarctic Voyage of the ships Erebus and Terror". He went on to become one of the 19th century's most famous scientists, appointed director of Kew Gardens in 1865. With an attractive engraved portrait of Hooker by D. H. Jeens in 1875 (13 x 18.5 cm).

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        Harvard Class of 1865 Photographic Year Book. [Title page:] Harvard College Photographs

      [Cambridge: Harvard University], 1865. (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) Folio. Chromolithograph title page. 161 oval albumen photographs (some second generation), most titled in print pasted below image, some titled in pencil. Includes: 40 bust portraits (6 x 5 in.) of "Officers of Instruction and Government", 79 portraits of the "Class of Sixty-Five" and 42 "Views" (8-1/8 x 6 in.). Full gilt-paneled black morocco, rubbed; a.e.g. "William H. Warren" in gilt on front cover. Loose in covers, one leaf detached . George Kendall Warren (1824-1884) was a distinguished northeastern landscape photographer and the most highly-regarded collegiate yearbook photographer to elite northeastern institutions: Dartmouth, Williams, Brown, Weslyan, Yale, Princeton, Rutgers, West Point, Union, and Harvard. A small tipped-in ticket reads "George K. Warren, Photographist to Class of 'Sixty-Five' Harvard University. Establishments at Post Office Building & Wood's Block, Cambridgeport" Notable portraits include Gov. Andrew, President Hill, Profossers Louis Agassiz, Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., Evangelinus Sophocles, and Longfellow. Also pictured is Aaron Molyneaux Hewlett, African-American physical education instructor and boxing coach. Some students appear in uniform

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        Anfiteatro di Pozzuoli.

      Napoli, ca. 1865, albumen print, 24,1 x 18,2 cm, on original mount, photograph no. 1175. Sommer's early large blindstamp in lower right corner of the mount. KEYWORDS:italy / pozzuoli

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        Garfield?s copy of the Report of the House Committee on the Assassination of Lincoln with a House of Representatives envelope free franked by Garfield

      (1) ?The Reports of the Committees of the House of Representatives, made during the First Session Thirty-Ninth Congress, 1865-?66.? Washington: Government Printing Office, 1866. Comprises 115 reports bound together in one volume, this being Volume 1 containing numbers 1-117, except No. 30 (Volume 2) and No. 101 (Volume 3). The pages of each report are separately numbered, over 500 pages in all, 5.5? x 9?. Front hinge shaken. Internally sound. Minor flaws. Original calf cover scuffed, with gilt lettering on red and black labels on spine. Very Good condition.Report No. 104 ?Assassination of Lincoln,? 41pp, dated July 28, 1866, begins: ?The Committee on the Judiciary, to whom were referred the resolutions of the House of Representatives of April 9 and April 30, 1866, instructing the committee to inquire into the nature of the evidence implicating Jefferson Davis and others in the assassination of President Lincoln ... have investigated the subjects as directed, and make the following preliminary report

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        A Description of the Recently Discovered Petroleum Region in California with a Report on the Same by Professor Silliman

      New York: Francis & Loutrel, Printers, 45 Maiden Lane, February, 1865. First edition of Silliman's Second Report on oil in California. 8vo. Large folding map of the "OJAI Ranch in Santa Barbara County ... Property of The California Petroleum Company," and one folding chart. iii, [1], 24 pp. Printed wrappers. Waterstained, maps creased, with one small tear. Streeter 2903; Giddens p. 167; Sabin 81051; Cowan 1933, p. 588 (in entry for 1864 issue: "Another report was made in 1865") . Silliman's reports on the future of California oil precipitated the nation's first real debate over the ethics of scientific consulting. Silliman's previous analysis of seep oil in Pennsylvania had launched an entire industry; now, as a consultant for the California Petroleum Company, Silliman painted a rosy picture of the future of petroleum in the Santa Barbara region, raising the hopes of speculators who already excited by the recent boom in Pennsylvania. State Geologist Josiah Dwight Whitney thought that Silliman's fee ($45,000) from the oil companies was prima facie evidence of fraud, and characterized Silliman himself as a mercenary and a disgrace to science. When it was determined that the seep oil samples Silliman had been testing were laced with kerosene from Pennsylvania, stock prices fell dramatically

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        Petroleum: Its Geological Relations Considered with Especial Reference to Its Occurrences in Gaspe Being a Report Addressed to the Hon. Commissioner of Crown Lands

      Quebec: Printed by G. E. Desbarats 1865, 1st Edition. (Wrappers) 19pp. Very good. Octavo. Folding geological map of a portion of Gaspe. Original wrappers restored, map professionally repaired. Very scarce. Certainly one of the earliest petroleum items on Canada..

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        REPORT OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON THE CONDUCT OF THE WAR, at the Second Session Thirty-Eighth Congress.

      Government Printing Office, Washington DC 1865 - (vol.1); lxxvii, 524; 249pp. (vol.2); xlix, 401; vii, 260; 182pp. (vol.3); 23; iv, 120; vi, 108; 100; 119; 88pp. Original publisher's brown cloth over boards. Ex-library with library blind stamp on the title pages, and browning where library pockets were on rear endpapers. Tips rubbed with light edgewear. [WITH] SUPPLEMENTAL REPORT OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON THE CONDUCT OF THE WAR, IN TWO VOLUMES. Washington DC.; Government Printing Office, 1866. 2 volumes, 8vos., (vol.1) 391; 472pp; (vol.2) 217; 23; 13; 12; 77; 7; 32pp. Volume 2 contains 13 fold out maps of various sizes. Original publisher's brown cloth over boards. Ex-library with library blind stamp on the title page of volume 1, and browning where library pocket was on rear endpaper of volume 1.____******_______******** Parts in the 3 volumes are: ARMY OF THE POTOMAC; BATTLE OF PETERSBURG; RED RIVER EXPEDITION; FORT FISHER EXPEDITION; HEAVY ORDNANCE; SHERMAN-JOHNSTON; LIGHT-DRAUGHT MONITORS; MASSACRE OF THE CHEYENNE INDIANS; ICE CONTRACTS; ROSECRANS'S CAMPAIGNS; MISCELLANEOUS (Sub-chapters include: Operations Against Charleston; Operations in the Department of the Gulf; Trade Regulations; Battle of Cedar Mountain; Treatment of Prisoners; Treatment of Rebel Prisoners; Exchange of Prisoners; Adminisration of the Department of Arkansas). ******** The 2 volume Supplemental Report contains the reports from generals Sherman, Thomas, Pope, Foster, Pleasanton, Hitchcock, Sheridan, Ricketts, and Norman Wiard. The 13 fold-out maps are: Map of the . Island No. 10 and New Madrid; Map of the Field Operations of the Army of Virginia; Battlefield of Cedar Mountain; Map showing the Positions of Both Armies August 27th 1862 at Night; Position of Troops at Sunset August 28th 1862; Battlefield of Manassas, VA close of the Action August 29th 1862; Sketch showing position of Besieging Batteries. April 12-13, 1861; A Sketch of Roanoke Island, NC; B. Sketch showing route of the Burnside Expedition; C. Sketch showing the route to Newbern; Sketch showing position of Boyd's Neck, Honey Hill, and Devaux' Neck, in Dec. 1864; D. Sketch showing route pursued in the advance to Goldsboro; E. Sketch showing the position of the attacking and defending forces at the Siege Of Washington, N.C. March 29 to April 16, 1863. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Essais de Michel de Montaigne / avec les notes de tous les commentateurs choisies et completees par M. J.-V. Le Clerc ; precedee d'une nouvelle etude sur Montaigne par M. Prevost-Paradol [complete in 4 volumes]

      Paris : Garnier, 1865-66 - Physical description: 4 v. frontis. (port., t.g., v.1) ; 24 cm. Subjects: Montaigne, Michel de (1533-1592) -- Essays -- French Renaissance -- French literature -- 16th century. Contents: Essais -- Correspondance -- Voyage en Allemagne et en Italie -- Theologie naturelle de Raymond Sebon -- Pieces additionnelles et documents biographiques-- La servitude volontaire. Language: French. Very good copies bound in contemporary leather-backed marbled boards. Gilt-blocked leather labels to spines, with spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. Slight dust-dulling and rubbing to the spine bands and panel edges. Top edge gilt; marbled endpapers. Previous owner's bookplate verso ffep of each volume. Minor, scattered marginal foxing. Some water staining evident in vols. 2 and 3 - particulary to prelims of vol. 2. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 4 Kg. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TTahuantin-Suyu or Empire of the Yncas (except Quito and Chile) in its four great divisions of Chincha-Suyu, Cunti-Suyu, Anti-Suyu, Colla-Suyu

      England 1865 - "For many years Sir Clements Markham's reputation was established throughout the world as the leading British geographer." (National Biography)He served as president of the Royal Geographical Society for 12 years and as president of the Hakluyt Society for 20. He dedicated much of his time to translating and publishing old exploration books from Spanish to English, and this map served as a companion to his translation of Jose de Acosta's "Natural and Moral History of the Indies" (1880)., Size : 630x665 (mm), 24.80x26.18 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring, 0 Very Good; folding map flattened on acid free tissue paper

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        Nicholas Nickleby

      London, Chapman and Hall. 1865, 1865. Scarce Yellowback edition, published during Dickens' lifetime. 8vo. 2 Volumes. Publisher's green paper covered boards. Clean and bright, spine panel of voilume I cracked at head of spine with centimetre square of loss. Hole to spine panel upper third volume I with some small loss. Minor abrasions and edgewear to both volumes. Internally clean, inner hinges strong and tight. Frontis. plate to both volumes. A fascinating survival.

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        Dissertations And Discussion Political, Philosophical, And Historical Reprinted Chiefly From the Edinburgh And Westminster Reviews

      Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, London 1865 - 474, 563, 379, 302 pages. 21.5 x 14 cm. PALGRAVE Vol. II, 763. "Mill brought economic theory to bear upon practical politics. Like Adam Smith, he 'associates the principles with their applications'.He treats political economy 'not as a thing by itself, but as a fragment of a greater whole.for practical purposes inseperably intertwined with many other branches of social philosophy." In 1866 he was the first person in Parliament to advocate the right to vote for women. Book labels, elegant binding, raised bands, spine panels richly gilt, double gilt border fillets with corner rosettes, front cover gilt escutcheons. Contemporary full brown calf, marbled endpapers and matching edges. Fine. 4 vols. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      - CRONICA GENERAL DE ESPÑA, o sea historia ilustrada y descriptiva de sus provincias, sus poblaciones mas importantes de la Península y de Ultramar. Su geografía y topografía; su hitoria 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 estadistica general; sus hombres célebres y genealogía de las familias más notables.Obra redactada por conocidos escritores de Madrid, de provincias y de América.- Madrid, Imprenta de Julián Peña y J.E. Morete, 1865-1871; 52 tomos en 9 volúmenes en folio menor tela nueva, Volumen 1º, 1º,ALAVA por Jose Bisso.- 78 pp. 1 h. Mapa y 4 láminas. 2º, ALBACETE. Por Narciso Blanch e Illa.- 64 pp. mapa y 3 láminas 3º, ALICANTE. Por Vicente Boix.- 62 pp. 1 h. mapa y 3 láminas 4º, ALMERIA por Enrique Santoyo.- 64 pp., mapa y 3 láminas 5º, ASTURIAS por Evaristo Escalera.-192 pp., mapa y 11 láminas 6º, AVILA por Fernando Fulgosio.- 64 pp. 3 láminas Volumen 2º, 7º, BADAJOZ por Manuel Henao y Muñoz.- 64 pp., mapa y 3 láminas 8º, BARCELONA por Manuel Angelon.-160 pp, mapa y 9 láminas 9º, BURGOS por Joaquin Maldonado Macanaz.- 112 pp, mapa y 6 láminas 10º, CACERES. Por Juan P. De Guzman.- 64 pp, mapa y 3 láminas 11º, CADIZ. Por José Bisso.-128 pp, mapa y 7 láminas 12º, CASTELLON por Adolfo Miralles de Imperial.- 80 pp, mapa y 3 láminas 13º, CIUDAD REAL por Jose de Hosta.- 96 pp, mapa y 5 láminas. Volumen 3º, 14º, CORDOBA. Por Manuel Gonzalez Llana.- 96 pp. 5 láminas 15º, CORUÑA por Fernando Fulgosio.- 128 pp. 7 láminas 16º, CUENCA. Por Pedro Pruneda.- 78 pp. 1 h, mapa y 4 láminas 17º, GERONA Por Narciso Blanch Illa.- 176 pp, mapa y 10 láminas 18º, Granada por Juan de Dios de la Rada y Delgado.- 191 pp mapa y 6 láminas 19º, GUADALAJARA por Jose Maria Escudero.- 66 pp. 1 h, mapa y 3 láminas Volumen 4º, 20º, GUIPUZCOA. Por Fernando Fulgosio.- 80 pp, mapa y 4 láminas 21º, HUELVA. Por Manuel Climent.- 64 pp. 4 láminas 22º, HUESCA Por Jose Fernando Gonzalez.- 80 pp. 4 láminas 23º, JAEN. Por Francisco Lozano Muñoz.- 80 pp mapa y 4 láminas 24º, LEON por Jose Garcia de la Foz.-96 pp, mapa y 5 láminas 25º, LERIDA por Enrique Blanch.- 65 pp, mapa y 3 láminas 26º, LOGROÑO por Waldo Gimenez Romera.- 64 pp, mapa y 3 láminas Volumen 5º, 27º, LUGO. Por Jose Villa Amil y Castro.- 80 pp, mapa y 4 láminas 28º, MADRID Por Cayetano Rosell.- 246 pp. 1 h. 2 mapas y 17 láminas Volumen 6º, 29º, MALAGA por Jose Bisso.- 100 pp mapa y 5 láminas 30º, MURCIA por Jose Bisso.- 80 pp, mapa y 4 láminas 31º, NAVARRA por Julio Nombela.- 112 pp, mapa y 6 láminas 32º, ORENSE por Fernando Fulgosio, 48 pp, mapa y 2 láminas 33º, PALENCIA por Federico Villalva.- 80 pp mapa y 4 láminas 34º, PONTEVEDRA por Fernando Fulgosio.- 94 pp. 1h, mapa y 5 láminas Volumen 7º, 35º, SALAMANCA por Manuel Gonzalez de la llana.- 64 pp, mapa y 3 láminas 36º, SANTANDER por Manuel de Assas.- 126 pp. 1 h, mapa y 7 láminas 37º, SEGOVIA por Luis Carreras.- 96 pp, mapa y 5 láminas 38º, SEVILLA por José Bisso.- 94 pp. 1 h, mapa y 5 láminas 39º, SORIA por Antonio Perez Rioja.- 80 pp, mapa y 4 láminas 40º, TARRAGONA por Fernando Fulgosio.- 96 pp, mapa y 5 láminas 41º, TERUEL por Pedro Pruneda.- 96 pp, mapa y 5 láminas Volumen 8º, 42º, TOLEDO por Eduardo de Mariategui.- 112 pp. 1 h, mapa y 6 láminas 43º, VALENCIA por Vicente Boix.- 112 pp, mapa y 6 láminas 44º, VALLADOLID por Fernando Fulgosio.- 78 pp. 1 h, mapa y 4 láminas 45º, VIZCAYA por Francisco Rodriguez Garcia.- 164 pp mapa y 9 láminas 46º, ZAMORA por Fernando Fulgosio.- 80 pp, mapa y 4 láminas 47º, ZARAGOZA por Jose Fernandez Gonzalez.- 158 pp. 1 h, mapa y 9 láminas Volumen 9º, 48º, ANTILLAS por Jacobo de la Pezuela.- 232 pp, 2 mapas y 12 láminas 49º, BALEARES por Fernando Fulgoso.- 96 pp, mapa y 5 láminas 50º, CANARIAS por Waldo Gimenez Romera.- 96 pp, mapa y 4 láminas 51º, FERNANDO POO. Por Jose Muñoz y Gavira.- 16 pp y 1 lámina 52º, FILIPINAS por Fernando Fulgosio.- 134 pp 1 h, 2 mapas y 6 lámin

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      London: Chapman and Hall, 1865. 2 volumes. First edition, with the three page Postscript by Dickens at the end of Volume II. With 40 engraved plates by Marcus Stone. 8vo, bound in contemporary full tan calf, the boards ruled in gilt with small floral corner pieces, the spines with wide gilt tooled bands handsomely ruled in gilt and blind, volume numbers in gilt in one compartment, black morocco labels lettered and ruled in gilt in another, end-papers and page edges handsomely marbled. xi, 320; viii, 309 pp. Quite a handsome set, the text firm and fresh with only minor light occasional foxing, far less then is typical. The bindings are very attractive and well preserved with just a touch of rubbing to the boards and edges. A lovely copy. AN EXTREMELY APPEALING SET IN A VERY HANDSOME FULL CALF CONTEMPORARY BINDINGS. This was the second to last book that Dickens would write, and the last one that he would actually finish. The years shortly before the publication of OUR MUTUAL FRIEND were fraught with domestic sorrow that would lead to his eventual decline. He separated from his wife Catherine in 1858 after his admiration for the young actress Ellen Ternan strained his already deteriorating marriage. He further had to defend himself against scandal and protest his innocence when wagging tongues of gossip linked his name to his sister-in-law Georgina&#146;s who had served as his housekeeper for many years. He threw his restless energy into increased productivity and public readings of his work, both of which were physically and emotionally exhausting. He suffered from recurrent illnesses during the creation of OUR MUTUAL FRIEND, but nonetheless managed to maintain the level of genius in his prose that had pervaded his previous works. He died unexpectedly only five years later, while he was writing THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD.<br> He had, with this novel, &#147;...for the first time given serious consideraiton to the theme of unrequited love. In earlier books it may have been secret or ill-timed, but there was always and equilibrium in which both parties seem to accept that they loved or can be loved; and that, when eventually they declare their love, it is not rejected.&#148; But &#147;there is torture in love, and despair, and madness. There is some necessary connection between courtship and is possible to trace the strange curve of Dickens&#146; temperment exploring extremity in art if not necessarily life.&#148; (Ackroyd, 955)<br> Like most of Dickens&#146; work, OUR MUTUAL FRIEND was published in monthly serial parts, the first in May of 1864 and the last in November of 1865. This two-volume set was released almost immediately after the issue of the final episode. An extremely well-preserved set of the first edition of one of Dickens&#146; final efforts.

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        Our Mutual Friend

      Chapman and Hall, London 1865 - First book edition. Illustrated by Marcus Stone. Two volumes. Early half calf and marbled papercovered boards, raised bands, black and red calf spine labels, spine elaborately gilt. Bound without ads. Neat contemporary owner's name in each volume, considerable wear to the edges of the boards, a little spotting on the calf, still a handsome and pleasing, near fine set. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Chapman and Hall, London 1865 - Marbled boards. All edges marbled. Dark brown leather spine labels, gilt borders. New brown endpapers. Two volumes bound in one. With half-title to Volume 1 bound-in. Forty plates by Marcus Stone, all in excellent condition, likely having been washed at some previous time. First issue points as described in Smith 15. Bound from the original parts, with stab holes easily identified. Three-line slip tipped-in to p.1 of the first volume (frequently absent). Quite a kindly-restored copy. The title first appeared in twenty numbers, bound in nineteen monthly parts from May 1864-November 1865. Volume 1 was published in book form on Januart 20, 1865, Volume 2 on October 21, 1865. 320-309pp. Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      C. Griffin and Co., [1865]., 1865. First edition. Two volumes in one. Thick 8vo. Original blue cloth decorated in blind, lettered in gold gilt on the spine, yellow endpapers, xl, 365 pp., xxxii, 438 pp., frontis. (steel engraving of Norwich Cathedral, Southeast view), preface, illustrated with 354 engravings, advertisements, addenda, list of hotels, general passenger information. Early information of railroad history, stations, tracks, trains, destinations, cab fares, etc. in England. Some light foxing, mainly to the fore-edges, professionally rebacked preserving the original spine, else a very good, tight copy of an important and scarce book.

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        The Scout and Ranger; being the Personal Adventures of Corporal Pike of the Fourth Ohio Cavalry.

      J. R. Hawley - Cincinnati & New York 1865 - 6 1/4" x 8 1/2", 394 pages with 25 full page illustrations. Author's hair in frontispiece parted on right, no errata sheet thus first printing, second state. Embossed black cloth cover with rebacked spine and cover corner tips and gilt title rubbed off. Old inside hinge reinforcement separated , shows webbing but still square and straight with the rest of binding strong and secure. Interior generally bright and clean with very light scattered foxing but heavier on the plates as seems common. All three page edges speckled with light red and blue. Page 394 and next fep with short foredge tear; page 199/200 with tears and either archival tape or rice paper repairs. Top corner missing up to page number, small piece of bottom corner missing. Generally a nice copy.***** One of the great reads in American history*****NOT EX-LIBRARY [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Discourse on the Worship of Priapus, And its Connection With the Mystic Theology of the Ancients. (A New Edition). To Which is Added an Essay on the Worship of the enerative Powers During the Middle Ages of Western Europe.

      London Privately Printed 1865 - Limited to 500 Copies with Forty Engraved Plates KNIGHT, Richard Payne. A Discourse on the Worship of Priapus, and its Connection With the Mystic Theology of the Ancients. (A New Edition). To Which is Added an Essay on the Worship of the enerative Powers During the Middle Ages of Western Europe. London: Privately Printed, 1865. Limited to 500 numbered copies, this being number 226. Quarto (8 3/8 x 6 7/8 inches; 213 x 174 mm). [4], xvi, [1]-254, [4, blank] pp. With forty engraved plates, two of those being double-page. Quarter green morocco over green cloth. Gilt lettering on the spine. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Marbled endpapers. Spine a bit rubbed. Very good. HBS 64694. $750 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MEMORIE STORICHE DELLA REPUBBLICA DI S. MARINO raccolte dal Quarta edizione corredata di note ed aggiunte.

      Nobile,, Napoli, 1865 - in-8, pp. XXVI, 150; 88; CX; 34; CXXXV, leg. coeva m. pelle con c. marmorizzata ai piatti, con fregi, filetti e tit. oro al d. 3 parti in un unico vol. con annotazioni e appendici. In antip. il ritr. dell'A. inc. da Ferdinando Poletti. Con 2 tavv. f.t. in rame raff. la pianta della Repubblica (205x132 mm) e la veduta del monte di S. Marino dalla parte di Nord-Est (180x258 mm). Con al fine la serie cronologica dei consoli o reggenti della Repubblica di San Marino. Storia della Repubblica dalle origini al secolo decimottavo con elencati gli uomini illustri della Repubblica. [288]

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        AURIFODINA UNIVERSALIS. Mine d'or universelle des Sciences Divines et Humaines, théologique et philosophiques, distribuée sous huit cent titres différents par ordre alphabetique en cent mille sentences. Lyon / Paris, Girard et Josserand, 1865-1867.

      - Extraites des sources sacrées de l'Ancien et de Nouveau Testament, et des sources vénérables des SS.Pères, des Conciles, des Docteurs et des meilleurs Auteurs païens au nombre de deux cents environ". "Ouvrage destiné a tous religieux et séculiers, mais surtout aux Prédicateurs, Orateurs, Jurisconsultes, et a tous les hommes d'étude en général". "Nouvelle édition reproduite de celle de 1680, avec traduction et indication du nom de l'Auteur et des titres, chapitres et versets de l'ouvrage d'où chaque texte a été tiré par une Société d'Ecclésiastiques de divers Diocéses et sous la direction de M.l'Abbé Rouquette de Toulouse, Prédicateur, Chanoine Honoraire". "Approuvé par plusieurs Archevêques et Evêques de France et de l'Etranger et précédé d'une lettre de Mgr.Dupanloup, Evêque d'Orléans". Testo francese - latino. Opera in otto volumi. Cm.27,5x19. Pg.4692 complessive. Buone legature in mz.pelle rossa, con titoli in oro e fregi in oro e nero ai dorsi. Timbri di biblioteca estinta. Monumentale Opera, assai rara e di notevole interesse. Si tratta di una pregevole riedizione del testo composto nel 1680 da Roberto Cameracensis, nome latinizzato di Robert di Cambrai, che studiò le fonti patristiche e compose la sua "Aurifodina" sulla scia di due analoghi testi pubblicati nel medesimo secolo, l'"Aurifodina artium et scientiarum omnium" di Jeremias Drexel (1641), e l'"Aurifodina Patrum Theologica" (1656). L'Autore raccoglie in maniera minuziosa migliaia di sentenze e motti dei padri della Chiesa e degli scrittori antichi, riordinandoli in un organico criterio alfabetico. Di ogni sentenza viene riportata la fonte e la versione francese. Il curatore, l'Abate Rouquette, sottolinea nella Prefazione come "l'"Aurifodina" vient reprendre sa place naturelle à côté de la "Somme" de Saint Thomas d'Aquin, des "Trésors" de Corneius a Lapide, des "Acta Sanctorum" et de beaucoup d'autres dont elle est à la fois le complément et l'abrégé".

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        Blick über die Unstrut zum Schloss "Vitzenburg".

      . Farblithographie v. Loeillot n. Schroeder, um 1865, 27,4 x 38. Besitzer: von der Schulenburg

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        Illustrations of the Birds of California, Texas, Oregon, British and Russian America. Intended to Contain Descriptions and Figures of all North American Birds Not Given by Former American Authors, and a General Synopsis of North American Ornithology.

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1865. - Tall 8vo., (10 x 6 4/8 inches). Hand-coloured lithographed frontispiece and 49 plates. Modern half red morocco, gilt by Zaehnsdorf, all edges gilt. Provenance: with the engraved armorial bookplate of Frederick Fermor-Hesketh, second baron Hesketh (1916-1955), on the front paste-down, his sale December 15th, 1999, lot 305. Second edition in book form, first published in parts between July 1853 and June 1855 (with a title-page issued in 1856), was intended to complement the octavo edition of Audubon's celebrated work "The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and their Territories". The annexation of Texas and the addition of California and New Mexico to the United States had led to increased exploration and research in the South West. "At first the Audubons were receptive.however, Cassin wanted shared credit on the title page and a free hand in correcting the errors of nomenclature of the elder Audubon, a touchy point with the sons. In the end, Cassin went on his own, although clearly following the Audubon format and also using J.T. Bowen as lithographer" (Reese). For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Kate Hunter, M.A. Oxon, in the Rare Book Department [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Atlas céleste. Enrichi des cartes nouvelles des principaux objets d'études astronomiques par C. Flammarion. 5e éd. Paris, Gauthier-Villars 1884. Gr.-Fol. 20 S. Mit 31 (5 doppelblattgr., 1 in Blaudruck) gestoch. Sternenkarten. OLwd.

      - Brown, Astronomical Atlases 67 - nicht bei Houzeau-Lancaster.- Erstmals 1865 mit 26 Karten erschienen.- The ?revise of Dean`s atlas, ably undertaken by the great Flammarion and considerably augmented, may be classed as one of the most important atlasses of the period.? (Brown).- Bemerkenswert die schöne, auf dunkelblauem Grund gedruckte Karte interstellarer Nebel. - Leicht gebräunt, wenig fleckig, Rücken mit kl. Bezugsfehlstelle.

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        A year before Nevada, the Silver State, entered the Union, a claim is filed and the Stranger Gold and Silver Mining Company is formed

      ?Abstract of Title of the Stranger Gold and Silver Mining Company,? 27p, 8? x 12.5?, separate sheets. Manuscript copies in county records, certified in 1865, bound together at top with original metal clip. Blue cover sheet tattered, all 27 pages in very fine condition.Includes:June 13, 1863. ?We the undersigned claim 700 ft on this Quartz Ledge, running 350 ft each way from this Notice, with all of its dips spins, & variations & it shall be known as the Stranger Ledge & Co...? Includes deeds of specified ?Feet in the Stranger Mine? recorded June to August 1863.Oct. 3, 1863: ?The undersigned having this day formed a Corporation for the purpose of Mining, do hereby certify that the name of said Corporation shall be The ?Stranger Gold and Silver Mining Company. That the object of said Corporation is to carry on and conduct the business of Mining on that certain Vein or Lode known by the name of The Stranger Quartz Ledge and situated and recorded in the

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        Autograph letter signed about injury of Brig. Gen. Williamm H. Morris at Spottsylvania.

      New York 1865 - Hamilton, Frank Hastings (1813-86). Autograph Letter signed, dated Jan. 1, [18]65, signed by Hamilton in his capacity as the "Surg. in charge Officers of Vol. New York"; no addressee or recipient indicated. 1 sheet, 205 x 258 mm., folded to make 4 pages of which 2 contain Hamilton's letter and 2 are blank. Creased where folded, minor soiling. 64 Madison Ave., New York [N.Y.]. A very fine letter from the Medical Inspector of the Union Army, describing the condition of Brigadier General William H. Morris (1827-1900), who had suffered a gunshot wound in the leg during the past year. "Brig. Genl. Wm. H. Morris U.S.A. has been under my care in consequence of a gunshot wound of the leg, during the last four or five months. One of the wounds has not yet healed, and the limb remains swollen & painful. I attribute this delay in his recovery to an injury of a nerve. The General is not at present in a condition to resume the saddle, but he might perhaps without harm perform a moderate mount of labor on foot. There is a gradual but slow improvement in the condition of his limb, which furnishes a guarantee of his complete recovery at a period not very remote." Morris, a native of New York, began his service in the United States Army as a second lieutenant in the 2nd Infantry, but during the Civil War he advanced quickly to the rank of Brigadier-General, to which he was appointed on Nov. 29, 1862. He was present at a number of important battles, including Gettysburg and the Battle of the Wilderness, and was wounded at Spotsylvania Court House on May 9, 1864. It is undoubtedly this wound that forms the subject of Hamilton's letter, since Morris spent the next four months after the Spotsylvania Court House battle on sick leave in Washington, away from active fighting, before being mustered out of the army on August 24. Although the purpose of Hamilton's letter is not explicitly stated, it was very probably written either in connection with Morris's discharge from the army, or to establish Morris's eligibility for an army pension. Intriguing in itself, the letter takes on added significance in that it refers to an officer rather than an enlisted man. According to Paul E. Steiner's Medical History of a Civil War Regiment (pp. 50-54), the government did not regulate and oversee officers' health care as it did the care of enlisted men, so that the diseases and disabilities suffered by Union officers often went unreported, and what records there were tended to be scattered and incomplete. Hamilton's letter may therefore be the most detailed description extant of the wound suffered by Morris during one of the bloodiest engagements of the Civil War. Hamilton, one of the foremost American surgeons of his day, was appointed Medical Inspector of the Union Army by President Lincoln and the United States Senate in February 1863, and served in this post with distinction until June 1865. He was the author of the first complete book on fractures and dislocations in English (A Practical Treatise on Fractures and Dislocations, 1860; Garrison-Morton 4420) and numerous other surgical works, as well as editor of the massive Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion (1870-71). Kelly & Burrage. DAB re Morris & Hamilton. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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      1865 1865 - Original artwork in pencil. Approx. image size 85 × 60 mm with large margins all round. John Tenniel's monogram to the lower right. Mounted, glazed and framed. Fine. Portion of backing from previous mount cut round and retained, with ink inscription of Mr & Mrs Ben Wolf; framers' label of Kennedy & Co. Rare Prints, 693 & 5th Ave.; later sticker of Newman Galleries, Philadelphia. Tenniel's original preliminary drawing for the illustration of the Gryphon which appears on page 138 of the 1865 first edition of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Carroll gave Tenniel the exact measurements of each image as they were to fit on the page around the text. The drawings were then traced onto woodblocks and engraved by the Dalziel Brothers. The final stage in the reproduction process was to make electrotype plates from the woodblocks, using them as masters. The electrotype plates were used for the actual printing. There were enormous difficulties preserving Tenniel's delicate pencilwork throughout this process, and Carroll famously cancelled the 1865 first edition on account of its poorly-reproduced illustrations. When one sees at first hand the extreme delicacy of line and tone in Tenniel's original, one must have some sympathy for the poor engravers and printers. Accompanying the drawing is a copy of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: An 1865 printing re-described (Privately printed for The Jabberwock, 1990), which includes a census of the original drawings by Justin G. Schiller, this copy with a signed inscription by Justin Schiller on the half-title: "For the owner of the recently unearthed original art of the sleeping Gryphon (A33), a genuine Tenniel drawing used by the Dalziels for making the woodblock used in the 1865 'Alice' but not [double underline] in my census", signed and dated 16 April 2004. Goodacre&#150;Schiller A33. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Handley Cros, Plain or Ringlets, Ask Mamma, Mr Romfords Hounds, Mr Sponge`s Sporting Tour. Five Volumes

      Bradbury & Agnew, London 1865 - A very fine set of five volumes bound in red leather with profuse gilding between the raised bands black title labels gilt titles, marbled boards 84 hand coloured plates and numerous b&w illustrations. a very handsome desirable set. See our website for many more horse and dog [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Black bellied Yankees" at The Battle of Fort Blakely

      1865 - Autograph Letter Signed, to Julian E. Bryant. "Up the Alabama," April 25, 1865. 4 pp. A Union colonel, in command of the 48th Regiment of U.S. Colored Troops, writes to his friend, Col. Julian E. Bryant, of the 46th Regiment of U.S.C.T., recounting his regiment's part in the Battle of Fort Blakely. "We have had hard marching & hard fighting. A week in trenches & a successful charge. The 'Black bellied Yankee' made their mark . everyone gives us credit for doing well & I think we did excellently well. . My loss was not very heavy, not over thirty all told. The other Regts in my Brigade suffered much more severely on the last charge, I being held in reserve & not being under fire but a few moments, they did gallantly." Partial Transcript"I recd your letter as this craft was sailing from Mobile. I was glad to hear that you still survive & that the 'Bloody Old 1st Arkansas' was running still . I saw by the New Orleans papers that there is an occasional row with the police & knew that your Regt had not forgotten entirely its early & excellent training. We have had hard marching & hard fighting. A week in trenches & a successful charge. The 'Black bellied Yankees' made their mark . everyone gives us credit for doing well & I think we did excellently well. My loss was not very heavy, not over thirty all told. The other Regts in my Brigade suffered much more severely on the last charge, I being held in reserve & not being under fire but a few moments, they did gallantly. We are part of an expedition going into the upper country. We are now about 200 miles up the Alabama . I got 125 recruits in Blakely more than the whole division beside. This puts my aggregate something over 800 . I intend to have a thousand men before we get back. I don't suppose there is any chance of you getting along, for [Gen. John P.] Hawkins tried hard enough before he left New Orleans, but Canby has no respect for persons. Gen Hawkins can get no favors from him any more than anyone else & I don't think he would favor any body if he knew it . I came near being drowned the other night, falling over board from a small boat as I was coming from Gen. Steeles boat. I went under a steam boat & came out on the other side & had to do some rapid swimming to catch the boat. I saw two men drowned about an hour ago & no one could help them. There have been 6 men drowned that I know of since we started. The current is very swift & there is little chance for a man with his clothes on. I have no doubt you find your self led off by the fascinations of the fair Cyprians now & then. Virtuous as I am I found my self no match for their seductive arts when I was in the Crescent City . May you live a thousand years."Historical BackgroundThe Siege and Battle of Fort Blakely (April 2-9, 1865) was a significant aspect of the campaign, led by General E.R.S. Canby, to capture Mobile, Alabama. Crandal commanded the 48th U.S. Colored Troops in General Hawkins's Division, as part of Frederick Steele's column that moved west in support of Canby in the late winter of 1865.Crandal's official report (April 12, 1865) states: ".the Forty-eighth Regiment U.S. Colored Infantry arrived in front of Blakely on April 1. Went into camp and remained until Sunday morning, when skirmishing commenced in front. The regiment was ordered into line of battle, forming the left of the brigade, with one company of skirmishers in front covering the battalion. We moved forward, the skirmishers driving the enemy within about 500 yards of their works. The regiment lost fifteen men killed and wounded by the explosion of shell in the ranks. The regiment being in an exposed position was moved to the right into a ravine . Sunday night this regiment commenced work on the first parallel . Tuesday afternoon the regiment moved back a short distance into another ravine as a reserve, and remained there until Saturday, the 8th, with very heavy details working o. (See website for full description)

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        Rien ne nait, rien ne meurt. La forme seule est périssable. "Hommage de l'auteur" et signe "Boucher de Perthes"

      Derache et al Paris 1865 - Original wrappers, SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the author "Hommage de l'auteur Boucher de Perthes". Spine spilt along half its length, else a very good clean and scarce copy. pp18 and blanks. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Bouts rimés.

      Librairie du Petit Journal 1865 - - Librairie du Petit Journal, Paris 1865, 12x18,5cm, relié. - Edition originale. Reliure en demi maroquin bordeaux à coins, dos lisse orné d'un cartouche doré agrémenté d'arabesques dorées, date et lieu dorés en queue, roulettes à froid sur les coiffes, encadrement de filets dorés sur les plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, deux coins légèrement émoussés, deux petits accrocs sans gravité sur les tranches, couvertures conservées, inscription au stylo bille sur la première et dernière gardes de la reliure, tête dorée. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur sur un feuillet. Quelques petites rousseurs. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The History of The Reformation of The Church of England

      Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1865. NEW REVISED EDITION. 7 volumes, 8-5/8" X 5-7/8". Bound in full tree calf, ribbed gilt decorated spines, gilt lettered red and green spine labels, covers ruled in gilt, blind tooled dentelles, marbled edges, hinges fine, overall a VERY GOOD set.

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      Washington, D. C.: Brady & Co., 1865.. Albumen photograph, image area 8 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches, mounted to 13 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches. Brady & Co. imprint under the photograph, caption title, "GEN. R. E. LEE AND STAFF" and with 1865 copyright notice. Small chip to lower right corner of the photo, two tiny areas of rubbing to left edge, short, light scratch to image area underneath the armrest of the chair. Dust-soiling and wear to mount, with remnants of mat surrounding the photo. Minor spotting to mount. A handsome example in very good condition. A moving and poignant image of the Lost Cause. In this famous image, Lee is shown seated, with his son, General George Washington Custis Lee, on the right and Colonel Walter Taylor of his staff on the left. The photograph was taken by legendary American photographer Mathew Brady at Lee&#39;s Richmond home on Franklin Street in mid-April, 1865, about a week after Appomattox. Mathew Brady made six negatives on the occasion, all rarely encountered in the market. Brady would later recount that there was little conversation, though Lee changed his position according to directions. Lee stares straight into the camera here, his eyes hard, jaw set. He and his staff all wear their Confederate field uniforms. Brady had known Robert E. Lee since the Mexican American War, and been present from the first battle of the Civil War at Bull Run until this "final" portrait, which completed his photographic coverage of the war. This is certainly one of his most celebrated images. "The photographer Mathew Brady had been in Richmond for several days, making nearly 60 photographs of the ruined city. He got wind of Lee&#39;s return and asked an old acquaintance, Confederate colonel Robert Ould, to appeal to the general to have his photograph taken. Ould, who had been a district attorney in Washington before the war and become the chief Confederate officer in charge of prisoner exchange, had been given something like diplomatic immunity by Grant. Brady said in a newspaper interview late in life that both Ould and Mrs. Lee had helped him persuade the general to submit to the camera, although as Brady put it, &#39;It was supposed that after his defeat it would be preposterous to ask him to sit.&#39; But, Brady continued, &#39;I thought that to be the time for the historical picture.&#39; Apparently Lee, or perhaps Mrs. Lee, agreed, because it was arranged that Brady could come to the house and make his pictures. The next day, Easter Sunday, Brady took six photographs in all: four of Lee alone and two of him with his aide, Colonel Walter Taylor, and his oldest son, Major General Custis Lee, who had been captured only three days before the surrender. Brady posed the officers beneath the overhang of the back porch, on the basement level, because the light was best there" (Robert Wilson, "Dignity in Defeat: Mathew Brady&#39;s Photos of Robert E. Lee"). A wonderful image in American history. MEREDITH, p.66

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        Histoires grotesques et sérieuses.

      Michel Lévy 1865 - - Michel Lévy, Paris 1865, 11x18cm, relié. - Edition originale de la traduction française établie par Charles Baudelaire et pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Reliure en demi veau aubergine, dos passé à cinq nerfs sertis de croisilllons dorés richement orné de caissons à la grotesque, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, reliure de l'époque. Agréable exemplaire quasi exempt de rousseur. Exemplaire établi dans une élégante reliure d'époque ce qui est rare car la plupart des exemplaires ont été modestement reliés à l'époque. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gesamtans., "Coblenz und Ehrenbreitstein, von Pfaffendorf aus".

      . Stahlstich n. u. v. Umbach, um 1865, 35,5 x 52,5. Gesamtansicht von Pfaffendorf aus mit der neuen Eisenbahnbrücke (erbaut 1862-64). Zwei hohe Festungstürme, die mit eisernen Toren versehen waren und geschlossen werden konnten, riegelten die beiden Enden der Brücke ab. Im Hgr. ist noch die Schiffbrücke zu sehen. Mit romantischer Vordergrundstaffage.

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        CAPE COD

      Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1865.. Blue BD cloth, stamped in blind, spine stamped in gilt. A couple of small nicks at toe of spine, ink ownership signature and date on free endsheet, and inscription on verso of preliminary blank (but see below); a few ink checks in the terminal catalogue; a very good or better copy. First edition, BAL&#39;s binding A. One of 2000 copies printed. Edited by Sophia Thoreau and William E. Channing. This copy bears the ink ownership signature and date ("April 1865") of Clarence Cook (1828 - 1900), author and art critic. The book was published in late March. At the time, Cook was contributing a series of articles about American art to the NEW YORK TRIBUNE. A relatively early ink inscription, signed W.R.W., on the verso of the preliminary blank details the books acquisition by its next owner. There are careful pencil annotations three places in the text, and some ink marginal highlights in the terminal catalogue next to Mayne Reid&#39;s titles. BAL 20115. BORST A5.1.a.

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        Cape Cod

      Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1865: First Edition. One of 2,000 printed. Publisher's ads at rear dated December, 1964. In Very Good condition, with wear commensurate with age. Previous owner name in pencil at prelim, with an inkless emboss to the title page. Hinges tender. Boards lightly scuffed and faded, wit ha few areas of discoloration, Wear at corners and spine ends. Spine shows a small glue repair to at the center of the front gutter. Split at front top gutter starting. A nice copy given age.

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        Ansicht eines Schweizer Alpentals bei Chamonix. mit einem Dorf und Bergen im Hintergrund, im Vordergrund rastende Wanderer. Orig.-Photo.

      Um 1865.. Albuminabzug. 15,7 x 21,2 cm. Auf Karton mit Tonplatte montiert. Im Unterrand Eindruck: "W. England photg. Views of Switzerland and Savoy. Dedicated by permission to the Alpine Club", sowie Verlegeradresse "F. Mack...Vevey". Im Hintergrund die Bergpartie etwas bleich. Dies aber wohl Nebel oder Dunst und keine Ausbleichung des Abzugs - der Rest der Aufnahme bis zur Mitte mit der Talebene setzt sich gestochen scharf vom beginnenden Hintergrund der ansteigenden Berge ab. Sehr guter Abzug.. Wohl aus einer in der Schweiz erschienenen Serie (oder Mappe). Gernsheim, Incunabula of British Photographic Literature, verzeichnet nur eine Mappe mit Aufnahmen Englands in kleinerem Format "Panoramic Views of Switzerland, Savoy, and Italy" von 1865, die aber in London erschien (siehe Gernshein 272). England begann bereits in sehr jungen Jahren vor 1842 seine Photographenlaufbahn als Assistent eines Daguerreotypisten in London und bald darauf wurde er zu einem der Pioniere der Landschaftsphotographie. 1854 trat er der London Stereoscopic Co. bei und war bald bis 1862 deren Chefphotograph. Später verließ er die Stereoscopic Company und gründete sein eigenes Atelier für Photographien und Drucke. Er reiste und photographierte in Frankreich, Irland, der Schweiz und den USA. Als Spezialist für Alpenansichten bekannt, stand er unter dem Patronat des "British Alpine Club", der einige seiner Ansichten, wie auch vorliegende, publizierte. Ab 1886 war er Präsident der London Photographic Society. Großformatige Einzelaufnahmen Englands sind bedeutend seltener als seine relativ häufigen Stereokarten. Zur Biographie siehe auch Matthew Butson, Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography, Vol I, S. 488/89.

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        Sesame and Lilies. Two Lectures Delivered at Manchester In 1864

      London: Smith, Elder & Co, 1865. FIRST EDITION PRESENTATION COPY. 1 volume, inscribed on the half-tile by Ruskin "Dr. John Browqn/ with John Ruskins best/ 1865. Bound in the publisher&#39;s original gilt stamped maroon cloth, front lower hinge neatly repaired, inner hinges fine, head and foot ofs spine lightly rubbed, all edges gilt, overall a GOOD+ copy.

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        Das Schweizerland in Bild und Wort / Dargestellt in malerischen Original-Ansichten und von verschiedenen Künstlern in Stahl gestochen / Mit geschichtlich-, topo- und orographisch-physikalisch- und ethnographisch-erläuterndem Text / Erste Häfte,

      Basel, Chr. Krüsi, ca. 1865. - 23 x 29,5 cm. 464 Spalten. Mit 1 gestochenem Titelblatt u. 45 Stahlstichtafeln. Halbledereinband bestoßen u. berieben. Textseite teilweise lose, Stiche wie immer teilweise leicht stockfleckig, insgesamt noch gutes u. interesantes Exemplar. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2550 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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