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        Geschichte der Städte Saarbrücken und St. Johann. Nach Urkunden und authentischen Berichten bearbeitet. 2 Bände. Mit einer gefalteten, farbig getönten Ansicht und 3 lith. Faltplänen.,

      Saarbrücken, Siebert, 1865 - 23 x 15 cm. 3 Bll., 545 + 508 Seiten. *Vollständige Originalausgabe. - "Vorliegende Schrift dürfte in historischer Hinsicht für die Städte Saarbrücken und St. Johann einen dauernden Werth haben. Was sie giebt, kann nämlich dem größten und wichtigsten Theile nach anderswo nicht mehr gefunden werden; sie ist daher nicht allein für den Moment der Geschichte, sondern für die Zukunft als Quelle der Geschichte selbst, zu betrachten" (Vorwort). - Deckel geringfügig berieben, gelegentlich leichte Randbräunung. Insgesamt recht gut erhaltenes Exemplar in hübschen zeitgenöss. Halbledereinbänden. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 3000 Halblederbände der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung.

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        THE PRACTICAL DRAUGHTSMAN'S BOOK OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN, AND MACHINIST'S AND ENGINEER'S DRAWING COMPANION: FORMING A COMPLETE COURSE OF MECHANICAL, ENGINEERING, AND ARCHITECTURAL DRAWING... (G)

      Philadelphia: Henry Cairey Baird. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1865. First Edition. Hardcover. We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 1 vol . The Practical Draughtsman's Book of Industrial Design, and Machinist's and Engineer's Drawing Companion: Forming a complete course of Mechanical, Engineering, and Architectural Drawing Philadelphia: H. C. Baird, 1865. 4to, orig. Gilt-lettered brown cloth; rather scuffed, some edge wear. With 55 plates, most double-page or fold. , 1 color plate. Some offsetting & occasional quite minor dampstaining to back matter. Graphic of title page also available. ; 0 .

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        Funeral March Dedicated to the Memory of Abraham Lincoln . . . Played at the Obsequies of the Late President of the United States By the U. S. Marine Band (Inside title: March Funebre)

      New York: Wm. A. Pond, 1865. First Edition. Sheet Music. Fine. First Edition. Sheet Music. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 6 pages including the cover. Light edgewear and toning; two small, square ghosts at top margin of cover. This is the official music of Lincoln's funeral procession that marched from the White House (where the funeral was held) to the Capitol (where his body would lay in state) on 19 April 1865. It was played by the U.S. Marine band, which was positioned near the front of the official participants in the procession. The piece was composed by Army Brevet Major General Barnard, who had served as the Chief Engineer of the Defenses of Washington and later as the Chief Engineer of the Armies in the Field. Barnard also served as a member of the funeral Honor Guard. Exceptionally scarce. Two copies listed by OCLC (The Lincoln Presidential Museum, and The Lincoln Financial Foundation Museum at Ft. Wayne) plus one copy at the Library of Congress and one at Brown University. No auction sales on record at ABPC or Americana Exchange.

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        Souvenirblatt - Central-Park mit 6 Ansichten, "Der Centralpark in New York".

      . lavierte Bleistiftzeichnung, 1865, 20,5 x 19,5 (H). Hauptmotiv "Das Schiller-Monument.", rechts davon "Das Arsenal.", links "Felsen Weg." Oben Mitte "Ein Musikplatz." Oben rechts "Corso-River.", oben links "Die Hudson Höhle." Sämtliche Motive sowie die Untertitelung mit der Feder eingefaßt durch geschwungene Birkenholzstämme. Sehr schöne Originalzeichnung eines Souvenirblattes wohl aus einem Sammelalbum. Oben rechts bez. u. dat.: Danzig d. 16 November 1865. Selten!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Gesamtans., aus halber Vogelschau.

      . Stahlstich ( m. Bordüre ) v. Heawood n. Eltzner b. Payne, um 1865, 22,5 x 35. Dek. Ansicht aus halber Vogelschau über die Donau auf die Altstadt von Bratislava. Links das Schloß, mittig im Vordergrund die Schiffbrücke über die Donau.

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        Friedrich Wilhelm von Redern (Berlin 09. 12. 1802 - 05. 11. 1883 Berlin). Preuss. Graf. Oberstkämmerer, Generalintendant für Schauspiel und Musik, Komponist und Politiker, Kniestück im Oval, sitzend mit Orden und Band, "Wilhelm Graf von Redern" (faksimilierte Unterschrift, od. ev. Or.- Signatur?),.

      . Fotografie (Silbergelatinabzug?) v. anonym, um 1865, 25 x 19,56 (H). Alt auf einen verso Or.- Untersatzkarton mit aufgesetztem Rand und Goldfassung montiert. - Minimal fleckig im Karton, sonst tadelloser Abzug ohne Oberflächenschäden. - Selten! Graf von Redern war mit Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy und Giacomo Meyerbeer befreundet, sowie mit Goethe, Schlegel und den Gebrüdern Alexander und Wilhelm von Humboldt.

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        UEBER VERSCHIEDENE FÜR DIE ANWENDUNG BEQUEME FORMEN DER HAUPTGLEICHUNGEN DER MECHANISCHEN WÄRMETHEORIE. In Annalen der Physik und Chemie. Funfte reihe, volume 125 (CXXV). pp. 353-400. [Introduction of the term "Entropy"].

      Johann Ambrosius Barth, Leipzig 1865 - Offered is the entire Very Good++ volume 125 in contemporary half leather, marbled boards. King's College library and small withdrawn stamp front paste down. No other markings. minimal cover wear. Binding tight. Clausius' paper is on pp 353-400. Scarce. While Clausius had earlier enunciated the second law of thermodynamics, in this paper he coins the term "entropy" as a shorthand for that law. While the paper is 48 pages in length, Clausius leaves the best for last, his concluding two sentences (in italics in the original): "1) Die Energy der Welt ist constant. 2) Die Entropy der Welt strept einem Maximum zu". The energy of the world is constant. The entropy of the world strives for a maximum state. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Original Scarce Patent for Steam Engines

      Washington, D.C., 1865. unbound. 4 pages on vellum, 20 x 15 inches, Washington, D.C., December 5, 1865. Very scarce patent issued to William M. Henderson, a resident of Baltimore, Maryland, with an original highly-detailed drawing of an independent steam engine, colorized on heavy waxed paper identified as "IMPROVEMENTS IN DIRECT ACTION INDEPENDENT STEAM ENGINES," with a technological page devoted to the explanation of how Henderson's invention would function. Fine signature by the Secretary of the Interior, W.I. Otto. All seals and ribbons still attached. Heavy natural folds, but still in very good condition. Mechanical engineer and inventor credited with designing and improving a slide valve engine, a force pump, hydraulic brakes, and components associated with the steam engine.

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        TRAITE PRATIQUE DE L'ENTRETIEN ET DE L'EXPLOITATION DES CHEMINS DE FER.

      Librairie Polytechnique Noblet et Baudry 1865 - Livre d'occasion 4 forts vol. in-8, reliure de l'époque demi-chagrin marron, dos à nerfs, fleurons, titre et tomaison dorés, papis granité assorti sur les plats, gardes marbrées, XXVII-583, XXIII-644, XVI-672, XX-688pp, illustrés de 577 figures. Sommaire : Tomes I et II. Service de la voie - TIII. Service de la locomotion - TIV. Service de l'exploitation - Service administratif. Condition : Petites rousseurs occasionnelles sans aucune gravité, en excellent état. 4690g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Edwin Karl Rochus Freiherr von Manteuffel (Dresden 24. 02. 1809 - 17. 06. 1885 Karlsbad). Preuss. Generalfeldmarschall. Kniestück stehend in Galauniform, "Edwin von Manteuffel" (mit Tinte untertitlelt, Or.- Signatur?),.

      . Fotografie (Silbergelatinabzug?) v. anonym, um 1865, 27,3 x 21,2 (H). Alt auf einen Or.- Untersatzkarton mit aufgesetztem Rand und Goldfassung montiert. - Sehr guter Abzug. - Selten

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Heinrich Wilhelm Adalbert (Berlin 29. 10. 1811 - 06. 06. 1873 Karlsbad). Prinz von Preussen. Preussischer Admiral (u.a.), Sohn von Prinzessin Marianne und Prinz Wilhelm, des jüngsten Bruders König Friedrich Wilhelm III.. Kniestück sitzend in Galauniform, "W. Adalbert Prinz von Preußen" (m. Tinte unterschrieben, ev. Or.- Unterschrift),.

      . Fotografie (Silbergelatinabzug?) v. anonym, um 1865, 26,4 x 20,5 (H). Alt auf einen Or.- Untersatzkarton mit aufgesetztem Rand und Goldfassung montiert. Verso mit Seidenpapier beklebt. -Im Untersatz leicht fleckig, aber nahezu fehlerfreier, sehr guter Abzug. - Selten.

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        Abraham Lincoln Funeral Flag

      These two silk flag remnants are from the 36 star flag hanging in one of the cars of the Lincoln funeral train. The tattered red fragment is approximately 3.5? by 1.25?; the tan rectangular fragment, sharp cut streaks across center, is 4? x 1.5?. Mounted on a 7.5? x 10.5? card with a 5.75? x 4.25? photo image. In apparent fine condition. Triple-matted and placed in an ornate frame. Overall size, 14? x 17?.The flag was one of flags made locally for the visit, and after the train departed, the flags were given to prominent Indianapolis families. The card is titled: ?Abraham Lincoln Funeral Flag.? Captioned: ?This silk flag remnant is from a 36 star flag that adorned the interior of one of the funeral railroad cars in the Lincoln funeral trail for the duration of it?s stop at Indianapolis, Indiana on April 30th, 1865. The train arrived in Indianapolis at 7:00 AM that morning and departed at midnight. The copy photo above shows Lincoln?s car and the officer?s car in the funeral train as it appeared on

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        Dedikation: "Digteren,Vennen Michael Rossing i Sorö Jule-Hilsen fra H.C. Andersen".

      . Skrevet i Nye Eventyr og Historier. Anden Raekke. Tredie Samling. Kbhvn. 1865. Med orig. for- og bagomslag. * Michael Rossing var adjunkt pa Sorö Akademi og gift med Agnes Dunlop..

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        Exceedingly Rare and possibly Unique! Andrew Johnson Free Frank as President with presidential Autograph Note Signed concerning an appointment ? with Lincoln family association ? A suitable replacement for a Presidential ALS

      [Washington, DC] Comprises:Autograph Note Signed ?AJ? as President in pencil, 3.5? x 2.5? card. In full, ?Let Nicholas Vedder be entered on the list of Pay Masters to be nominated.? Mounting remnants on verso. Fine condition.Envelope Free Franked ?From the Pres? in the upper right franking position, and addressed by him to ?Col Wm G Moore / At home,? 5? x 2.75?. Notation at lower edge by Moore: ?Andrew Johnson Handwriting Nov. 17, 1865. / W.G.M.? Minor flaws. All writing on envelope is in pencil. Fine condition.Colonel William G. Moore was President Johnson?s Secretary. On August 19, 1861, President Abraham Lincoln had written Adjutant General Lorenzo Thomas, ?Mr. Nicholas Vedder, is within recommended for a Volunteer Paymastership by our Illinois Democratic members of Congress, now heartily aiding us in the war, and is a good man withal, which I think are sufficient reasons for me to direct that he be appointed.? Lincoln

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        August Wilhelm von Neumann-Cosel (Neiße 17. 04. 1786 - 20. 05. 1865 Berlin). Preußischer Generalleutnant und Inspekteur der preuß. Jäger- und Schützenverbände. Kniestück im Oval im Alter, sitzend mit Orden, "August Wilhelm von Neumann" (m. Tinte untertitelt),.

      . Fotografie (Silbergelatinabzug?) v. anonym, um 1865, 23,4 x 19,7 (H). Alt auf einen Or.- Untersatzkarton mit aufgesetztem Rand und Goldfassung montiert. - Minimale Kratzer auf der Oberfläche, guter Abzug. - Selten

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        The History of the Jamaica Case: Being an Account? of the Rebellion of the Negroes in Jamaica? Second Edition, Enlarged and Corrected

      Large thick 8vo, original brick-red cloth, 691 pp. Ex library copywith a few signs of bookplate removal, libarry number on the base of the spine, some edgewear and normal aging; overall very good. This is the definitive study of the Morant Bay upriising in Jamaica in 1865, with details on the conditions that led up to the event. In October 1865 a couple of hundred blacks led by a Baptist preacher named Paul Bogle marched into Morant Bay to protest poor treatment from the planters, who were likely the former masters of these people. The situation deteriorated, and many homes were burned and some planters were killed, the British responded to the rebellion by hanging 400 blacks, including Paul Bogle. Edward Eyre, was governor of the island when these events took place, and this book is inscibed by his wife in 1901. This is a rare work, having come up only once aat auction in the past 25 years. Not listed in Work.

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        Sammelblatt, Gesamtansicht, umgeben von 16 Teilansichten, "South Adelaide".

      . Lithographie n. u. v. H. Berger, um 1865, 28 x 36,5. Sehr seltenes Sammelblatt !! Das Mittelbild ist umgeben von 16 Randansichten, diese zeigen: Hospital, Government Offices, Lunatic Asylum, Unitarian Church, Bank of Australasia, Bible Christian Chapel, Adelaide Railway Station, St. Andrews Church, Parliament House, Government House, Supreme Court, Scotch Church, Post office, Pirie Street Chapel, South Australian Institute, Trinity Church. - Mit 3 kleinen restaurierten Einrissen.

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        Sketches of Australian Life and Scenery . Christmas on the Diggings, or the unwelcome visitor who came uninvited

      London: Messrs. Newbold & Co., circa, 1865. Hand-coloured lithograph, 170 x 295 mm (image size). Framed. Rare separately-issued view by ST Gill of Australian life. Plate No.8 from a series by S.T.Gill depicting a broad spectrum of early Australian life in Victoria, New South Wales and Tasmania. Altogether twelve plates were published in this series, they are individually very scarce. Gill is well-known for his lively depictions and showing what a dangerous place the Australian outback remained nearly one hundred years after settlement. Gill's awareness of this is theatrically expressed through the lengthy and melodramatic caption at the base of the image. In this scene pandemonium erupts by the appearance of a 'venemous' snake as the family was about to sit down to Christmas lunch. Gill arrived in Australia with his family at the age of twenty-one in 1839 and established a studio in Adelaide in the following year. He joined Horrocks' expedition to the Spencer Gulf and produced a number of drawings which were raffled on his return. During the 1840s Gill produced a great number of drawings and lithographs of urban scenes and prominent members of the South Australian community, and in 1852 travelled to the goldfields, where his most important work was produced.

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        ACTA SANCTAE SEDIS in compendium opportune redacta et illustrata. Band 1 bis Band 41 komplett gebunden.

      Rom; 1865-1909;.. Gebundene Ausgabe; Halbleder;. Die angebotenen 41 Jahrgänge sind sauber gebunden und stammen aus einer österreichischen Klosterbibliothek. Interessenten aus dem Ausland wollen bitte VOR Bestellung die genauen Versandkosten erfragen.

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        The Iliad and the Odyssey

      London: Bell & Daldy 1865-, 1866. Two volumes bound as a matching set, octavo, very good; in full red crushed morocco, spine decorated in gilt with raised bands and ornate dontelles. The well known translation of Homer by Alexander Pope. Both volumes include John Flaxman's famous neoclassical outline illustrations. Known also as a sculptor and a designer and described by Goethe as "the idol of all dilettanti", Flaxman achieved most of his world recognition for his illustrations for Homer. A very good copy.

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        Original photograph of Queen Salote Lupepau'u of Tonga, and a Samoan chief, taken during the cruise of HMS Curacoa

      Tonga and Samoa, 1865. Two albumen photographs, the first measuring 92 x 70 mm. and mounted on a card inscribed 'The Queen of Tongatabu Friendly Group' in an old cursive hand; the second measuring 91 x 65 mm. and likewise mounted; both photographs in excellent condition. Royal photographs from the Brenchley voyage. Rare albumen photograph of Queen Salote Lupepau'u of Tonga taken in 1865, together with another photograph of a Samoan chief dressed for war holding a club. Both photographs were taken during the cruise of HMS Curacoa, a British vessel touring the Pacific 'for the purpose of displaying the British flag in the different archipelagos of the Western Pacific'. Commanded by Commodore Sir William Wiseman, H.M. Curacoa visited Norfolk Island, Samoa, Tonga, Fiji, the New Hebrides, the Solomons and New Caledonia. These albumen prints were later used as the basis for two separate wood engravings in a published narrative of the cruise titled Jottings During the Cruise of HMS Curacoa by J. L. Brenchley (Longmans 1873). Brenchley states that the Queen was unwell when the official party met with her husband King George Tupou I, but later sat for this portrait photograph. King George Tupou I ruled from 1845 to 1893 - he was baptised by Wesleyan missionaries and took the name Sia'osi (George) in honour of King George III. Upon consolidating the throne, he renounced all but his favourite wife who was baptised of Salote (Charlotte) in honour of the Queen of England. Brenchley comments on the king's reserve and dignity, and Queen Salote Lupepau'u here pictured was the grandmother of the future Queen Salote Tupou III, ruler of Tonga from 1918 to 1965.

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        Gen. Sherman?s pass for two officers, one Confederate, the day he sent Maj. Hitchcock by rail and steamer to Washington with Johnston?s signed surrender?perhaps to accompany Hitchcock on the train

      Important Autograph Document Signed ?W.T. Sherman / Maj Genl / Cmdg,? 1p, 7.25? x 9.25? visible. Matted with a portrait of Sherman and metallic plaque. Framed to 17.5? x 13.5?. Printed letterhead ?Headquarters, Military Division of the Mississippi, In the Field,? Raleigh, N.C., April 19, 1865. In apparent fine condition.In full, ?Guards & pickets will pass the Bearers Maj Haines & Capt Folger to Raleigh with leave to come and Return.? Major William F. Haines was a paroled Confederate officer.On April 16, 1865, a week after Lee?s surrender, Sherman received a message from CSA Gen. J.E. Johnston requesting a cessation of hostilities and the opening of peace negotiations. On April 18, Sherman offered Johnston military and civil terms of surrender to which he agreed.Sherman, in his ?Memoirs,? wrote: ?The papers were duly signed; we parted about dark, and my party returned to Raleigh. Early the next morning, April 19th, I dispatched by telegraph to Morehead City to

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        Early, perhaps first printing of Robert E. Lee?s General Order No. 9 ?One of the most famous documents written during the Civil War, displayed alongside a remarkable facsimile of the original handwritten order and a superb original signature of Lee

      Magnificently Framed Archive (28? X 27.5?) comprising:(1) Vintage Printed Document: General Order No. 9, signed in type ?R. E. LEE, General?, one page, 3.75? X 6?, April 10, 1865, printed on verso of a recycled partial Confederate commissary?s receipt with ?Lynchburg? printed at top. This printing is an unrecorded, hitherto unknown variant, and a possible expedient field printing. One slightly diagonal fold crosses over the ?r? in Northern and the ?p? in April, else fine condition.The text is hand-set letterpress, exhibiting a hurried quality, as there is a misspelled word, with a line of type that goes off horizontal, but with justified text. The receipt form and the dateline are the only immediate clues to the point of origin of this famous order, which may have been distributed for the information of officers and troops at Appomattox. The distinctly crude quality of the print suggests it could have been done on a field press, or, alternatively, hastily done local newsp

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        Several strands of Abraham Lincoln?s hair displayed with his image in a chained gold locket

      [Washington, DC], [1865] At least eight strands of President Abraham Lincoln?s hair encased in a 0.75? x 0.625? chained oval gold locket opposite an image of Lincoln.The strands are from the ringlet of Lincoln?s hair from the collection of his Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles sold at the Skinner auction held in Boston on November 8, 1983. A letter of provenance from Skinner is present.On April 15, 1865, in the White House, according to the National Institute of Health, National Library of Medicine, ?During the autopsy Mary Todd Lincoln sent a messenger to request a lock of hair; a tuft was clipped from the head for her.? Lincoln?s Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles wrote in his diary that after the President had been shot, Mrs. Lincoln had requested his wife, Mary Jane Welles, to come to the Peterson House across from Ford?s Theatre to be with her. She did so and accompanied Mrs. Lincoln to the Executive Mansion the following morning after the President had died. Mrs. Welles was Mrs. Lincoln?s closest frie

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        A TREATISE ON THE CONSTRUCTION, PROPER USE, AND CAPABILITIES OF SMITH, BECK, AND BECK'S ACHROMATIC MICROSCOPES

      London, John Van Voorst, 1865.. FIRST EDITION 1865, 8vo, 260 x 120 mm, 10¼ x 6¾ inches, 28 plates including frontispiece, 2 printed in colours, 76 woodcuts in the text, 2 mounted labels on page 128 as required, pages: viii, 144, 3 leaves of Beck's adverts inserted after page 134, another after page 144, plates II-XXVIII are bound at rear each facing a page of explanation, bound in original publisher's dark green cloth, blind decorated borders to covers, gilt lettered spine, leaflet on the Royal Microscopical Society in pocket inside lower cover. Spine darkened and slightly worn at head and tail, small splits at top and bottom of hinges, maximum 15 mm (¾"), corners very slightly worn and very slightly bumped, small pale damp stain to lower inner corner of frontispiece and plates II-XVI affecting margin only. A very good sturdy copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. A heavy book which may require extra postage.

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        Carta de la Parte Interior del Golfo de Bengala segun la publicada en 1863 por el almirantazgo de Inglaterra.

      1865 - Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1865. Lithographic map, with touches of original colour. 650 x 990mm. A scarce Spanish chart of the Bay of Bengal, showing from Madras east to the Gulf of Martaban in Burma and the Andaman Islands. It is based on British Admiralty charts and the lighthouses are marked in colour.

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        Album des Portraits des Souverains, Princes, Princesses, Ministres et Grands Dignitaires de cette Intéressante Epoque

      Librarie Rue Visconti Paris, 22 Rue Visconti 1865 - Album complet de 24 portraits en lithographie des Souverains, Princes, Princesses, Ministres et grands dignitaires (tels que Louis XVIII, Charles X, CHATEAUBRIAND, les ducs et Duchesses d'Angoulême et de Chambord, RICHELIEU ), d'après GAILDRAU, PAUQUET, MENARD, gravures de REVILLE, PIGEOT, PANNIER Format 28,5 x 39,5cm [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      New York, 1865. <p>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&#39;s letter and 2 are blank. Creased where folded, minor soiling. 64 Madison Ave., New York [N.Y.]. </p><p>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.</p><p> "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."</p><p> 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&#39;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.</p><p> Although the purpose of Hamilton&#39;s letter is not explicitly stated, it was very probably written either in connection with Morris&#39;s discharge from the army, or to establish Morris&#39;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&#39;s Medical History of a Civil War Regiment (pp. 50-54), the government did not regulate and oversee officers&#39; 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&#39;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.</p><p> 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. </p>

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        OUR FAITHFUL ALLY, THE NIZAM: being an historical sketch of events, showing the value of the Nizam's alliance to the British government in India, and his services during the mutinies.

      London, Smith, Elder & Co., 1865.FIRST EDITION, 1865, PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR. 8vo, approximately 30 x 135 mm, 9 x 5½ inches, pages: xxviii, 507, original publisher's blind stamped green cloth, spine gilt lettered and decorated, gilt vignette to upper cover. Rebacked, original spine laid on, gilt on spine dull, corners slightly worn, original brown endpapers retained, little faint foxing to title page, occasional very light foxing, some pages unopened, binding tight and firm, no loose pages. Overall a very good sound copy of a scarce book. The history of the Nizams (princes) of Hyderabad from 1713 and of their relations with the British. Inscribed at the top of the title page: 'With the Author's compliments'. Nizam, a shortened version of Nizam - ul - Mulk Urdu meaning Administrator of the Realm, was the title of the native sovereigns of Hyderabad State, India, since 1719, belonging to the Asaf Jah dynasty. The dynasty was founded by Mir Qamar - ud - Din Siddiqi, a viceroy of the Deccan under the Mughal emperors from 1713 to 1721 and who intermittently ruled under the title Asaf Jah in 1724, and after Aurangzeb's death in 1707, the Mughal Empire crumbled and the viceroy in Hyderabad, the young Asaf Jah, declared himself independent. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.By the middle of 18th century, the scions, known as The Nizams, had quickly surpassed the Mughals ruling a vast dominion of about 125,000,000 acres (510,000 km2) in south India. They were among the wealthiest people in the world. Seven Nizams ruled Hyderabad for two centuries until Indian independence in 1947. The Asaf Jahi rulers were great patrons of literature, art, architecture, culture, jewelry collection and rich food. The Nizams ruled the state until its integration into the Indian Union in September 1948 after independence from the British. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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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.

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        Gen. Grant authorizes the creation of a commission to investigate the methods by which Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army received supplies from Union Gen. Benjamin F. Butler's Department ? Lincoln would engage on the subject just three days before his assassination!

      Autograph Letter Signed ?U.S. Grant / Lt. Gen.,? 1.5p, 5? x 8?, separate sheets. On stationery headed ?Headquarters Armies of the United States,? City Point, Va, January 19, 1865. To Major General Edward O.C. Ord, Commanding Dept. of Va. & N.C. On verso, mounting remnants including a strip across bottom of first page and top of second page, light show-through. Fine condition.In full, ?Your private note of this date is rec'd. I think your suggestion to appoint a Commission to investigate into the Norfolk trade matter a good one. I could not suggest better names for the Commission than those named by you. Go on with it and lose no time in having the Commission commence its work.?On January 23, 1865, Ord wrote to Brig. Gen. John A. Rawlins, Grant?s Chief of Staff, enclosing ?a letter from Major Read Recorder of the Commission now sitting at Norfolk for the investigation of frauds committed in this Department...? Brig. Gen. George H. Gordon was President of the Military Commiss

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        Joseph and His Brethren. Genesis Chapters XXXVII, XXXVIII. XL

      London: ,, 1865. Near Fine. London: Day & Son (1865). 4to, decorative dark red cloth with geometric, pseudo-Egyptian borders and ornament in gilt, white and green. Publisher&#39;s binding by Leighton Son & Hodge. Near fine with modest wear to binding and foxing limited to blank preliminary, edge of title page and colophon. Brilliant example of mid-Victorian color printing, illuminated by Owen Jones and Henry Warren and drawn on the stone by Albert Warren. Alternating pages of drawn text and illustration designed as pairs of facing pages, all within Egyptianesque rectangular borders. From six to thirteen colors were used per page. Ruari McLean, Victorian Book Design: " .his pages owe nothing to the traditions of book design which are based on engraving: but since the text is drawn to imitate the regularity of type, there is no obvious link with the manuscript tradition either. a new conception of book design, which prefigure the Kelmscott openings of thirty years later.". Illustrated by Owen Jones.. Decorative Cloth.. Near Fine. Illus. by Owen Jones... 4to.

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        PAUL PRESCOTTS CHARGE. A Story for Boys.

      Loring, Publisher., Boston: 1865 - Frontis. Inserted plate, p. 174. Spine gilt bright. Slight lean. Light extremity wear, with one tip just showing board. Period pos to ffep. Withal, a pleasing VG+ copy. Publisher's terra-cotta cloth binding with gilt stamped spine lettering & decorations. Pale yellow eps. 12mo. 7-1/16" x 4-3/8". 1st book edition (Bennett 135). Originally published as a serial in the New York Sun, "The Gipsy Nurse; or Marked for Life." 224, [2 (blank)] pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hongkong. Queen's Road. nach der Aquarelle aus der Sammlung des Herrn Richard Goehde

      Verlag von R. Wagner, Berlin 1865 - A charming, and very early view of Queen's Road in Hong Kong Hildebrandt, was born in Gdansk, and was evidently keen on travel. He made numerous journeys visiting the Americas (North and South), most of the Mediterranean countries, Asia Minor, India, China, Japan and crossing the Pacific: the present image is from a sketch that was probably made as a result of his tour of 1862 to 1864. Chromolithograph, by R. Wagner, cut to edge of image and mounted (as issued), original mount with paper title label on verso.

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        GOODY TWO SHOES.

      [16] pages of text and colour-printed illustrations. Original pictorial card covers. The entire book shaped to the figure of Goody Two-Shoes. A very good copy.

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        Fauna der Kieler Bucht. 2 vols

      Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 1865-72. <p>Möbius, Karl August (1825-1908) and Heinrich Adolph Meyer. Fauna der Kieler Bucht. Erster Band: Die Hinterkiemer oder Opisthobranchia. Zweiter Band: Die Prosobranchia und Lamellibranchia nebst einem Supplement zu den Opisthobranchia. Folio. xxx, 87, [11]; xxiv, 139pp. 50 lithograph plates (40 hand-colored). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 1865-72. 356 x 257 mm. Original printed boards, cloth backstrips, slight wear and spotting, small split in front inner hinge of Vol. II. Some offsetting onto first and last leaves due to acidic endpapers, minor offsetting from plates, occasional soiling but a very good copy with clean plates. Presentation inscription on the front free endpaper of Vol. II: &#147;Der Herrn Redacteuren des Journal de Conchyliologie, Herrn Crosse und Herrn Dr. Fischer hochachtungsfoll die Verfasser.&#148;</p><p>First Edition. Möbius and Meyer&#146;s study of the environment and organisms of the Kieler Bucht (the Bay of Kiel in the southwestern Baltic Sea) is a pioneering work of ecology. &#147;In the introduction to this work [Möbius] set forth a program and methodology for modern ecology. The topography and variations in depth, the plant and animal life of the Kieler Bucht were characterized. The concept of &#145;life community&#146; (&#145;Lebensgemeinschaft&#146; or &#145;Biocönose&#146;) was introduced, although Möbius did not define it more precisely until 1877&#148; (Dictionary of Scientific Biography). Möbius is credited with coining the term &#147;biocenose&#148; to refer to an ecological community or ecosystem.</p><p>&#147;Several features make the general part of Die Fauna der Kieler Bucht unusual. Though faunas were a common type of natural historical writing in the period, most concentrated on listing the animal species in a particular region. Möbius and Meyer went much further, heading toward a tighter connection between a particular set of physical and chemical conditions and the life-forms they supported. In this regard, the identification of so many different faunistic zones in such a small geographic area was innovative. . . . [M]ost discussions of geographic distribution in this period considered large regions of the earth; more local discursive mappings seeking to define, for example, a peculiarly &#145;German&#146; or &#145;European&#146; fauna still normally covered a far broader range than the microlevels attributed to the Kiel Fjord&#148; (Nyhart, Modern Nature: The Rise of the Biological Perspective in Germany [2009], p. 143). </p><p>The second volume of this copy bears the authors&#146; presentation inscription to M. Crosse, the editor of the Journal de Conchyliologie [Journal of Conchology]. The inscription had originally included the name of Dr. Fischer, presumably another editor of the Journal, but this was later crossed out. </p>

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        The Prince of Wales Yacht Dagmar in coastal waters off the Isle of Wight]

      possibly published by Ackermann, [N.p., but ?London 1865 - A fine ship portrait of the Royal cutter by Dutton, one of the greatest marine lithographers. Thomas Dutton was one of the great nineteenth century maritime painters. His emotive works display a genuine love of the sea and his careful depiction of detail provides a wonderful record of the important vessels of the age. This spectacular print depicts the 33-ton cutter Dagmar. This impressive ship was built for the Prince of Wales (later Edward VII) in Wivenhoe in Essex, by Thomas and John Harvey. The present view shows the vessel under full-sail off the coast of the Isle of Wight, with Osborne House, the favorite residence of Queen Victoria, outlined on the cliff tops. Tinted lithograph with added hand colour. Artist's monogram in lower right corner of image. (Short repaired tears). Matted.

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        Harvard University Medical School. Engraved diploma on parchment

      Cambridge, 1865. <p>Holmes, Oliver Wendell (1809-94), signer. Harvard University Medical School. Senatus universitatis Cantabrigiensis academicus in republica Massachusettensi . . . Engraved diploma on parchment, completed in ink, issued to Horace George Miller (d. 1908). Cambridge, Massachusetts, July 19, 1865. 593 x 447 mm. Minor spotting in lower margin, slight insect damage in right margin, but very good. Signed by Holmes and nine others as listed below. </p><p>Very large and handsome diploma from Harvard Medical School, signed by Holmes in his capacity as professor of anatomy and physiology. Famous as both a writer and a physician, Holmes was the first to definitely establish the contagious nature of puerperal fever (Garrison-Morton 6274; Printing and the Mind of Man 316a), and in November 1846, shortly after the first successful demonstration of surgical anesthesia, he suggested the terms "anesthesia" and "anesthetic." The other signers include Henry J. Bigelow (1818-90), professor of surgery and author of the formal announcement of the discovery of surgical anesthesia (Garrison-Morton 5651); George Cheyne Shattuck (1813-93), professor of medical theory and practice and one of the founders of the Boston Medical Library; David Humphreys Storer (1804-91), professor of obstetrics and medical jurisprudence and one of the commissioners of the Natural History Survey of the Massachusetts Commonwealth; Henry Ingersoll Bowditch (1808-92), professor of clinical medicine, founder of the Massachusetts Board of Health and pioneer of the operation for removal of pleural effusions (Garrison-Morton 3168.1); and Thomas Hill (1818-91), president of Harvard University from 1862 to 1868 and designer of an award-winning instrument for calculating eclipses. The remaining signers are Edward H. Clarke (1820-77), professor of materia medica and co-author of A Century of American Medicine 1776-1876 (Garrison-Morton 6586); John Barnard Swett Jackson (1806-79), professor of pathological anatomy; Calvin Ellis (1826-83), adjunct professor of medical theory and practice; and John Bacon (1817-81), professor of chemistry. The diploma was issued to Horace George Miller, who later became one of the most distinguished eye and ear specialists in the state of Rhode Island; see JAMA (June 13, 1908), p. 2014.</p>

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        2 eigenh. Briefe mit U. ("Scherzer").

      Wien, 4. XII. 1865 bzw. 14. X. o. J.. Zusammen (3 +2½ =) 5¾ SS. auf 4 (= 2 Doppel-)Blatt. 8vo.. An einen nicht genannten Freund über Baron Wüllersdorfund seine familiären Umstände: "J'ai oublie de vous dire hier que le Baron de Wüllerstorf etait marie en premieres noces avec une dame irlandaise, Miß Hannah o'Conor. Mais cette Dame (avec laquelle il se mariait en 1847) mourait une annee apres en donnant naissance a un fils [ ]. Wüllerstorf se mariait une second fois en 1861 avec la Comtesse Leonie de Rothkirch-Panthen. Je vous dis cela en cas que vous voudriez publier quelques notes sur le nouveau ministre de Commerce. [ ]". - Der zweite Brief an einen ebenfalls ungenannten Herrn über sein in Leipzig erschienenes Skizzenbuch (= Aus dem Natur- und Völkerleben im tropischen Amerika, Skizzenbuch 1864) und dessen französische Übersetzung.

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        L&#39;Herbier des demoiselles ou traité complet de la botanique...nouvelle edition, revue et corrigée par le Dr. Hoefer

      Paris: Didier & Cie, 1865. Two volume set, comprising a single octavo volume with frontispiece and numerous illustrations throughout the text, accompanied by the oblong quarto atlas of 107 handcoloured plates; light preliminary foxing, endpapers a bit stained, yet an attractive set in late nineteenth-century gilt decorated quarter morocco. Attractive French work of botany. Generously illustrated botanical handbook, with an atlas volume illustrating some 107 different species. L&#39;Herbier des demoiselles is a practical description of the Linnean system, detailing the method of classifying and naming species by floral structures, fruits and seeds, and the process of germination. It is an attractive book with a splendid array of delicate handcoloured illustrations, published with the intention of bridging the gap between serious botany and amateur curiosity. Although there is a focus on the cottage garden and fruit trees, the work does show the continuing enthusiasm for exotics from all corners of the globe. This set, in a handsome crimson gilt binding, is from the library of British novelist John Fowles (with his elegant ornithological bookplate).

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        Geschichte der Städte Saarbrücken und St. Johann. Nach Urkunden und authentischen Berichten bearbeitet. 2 Bände. Mit einer gefalteten, farbig getönten Ansicht und 3 lith. Faltplänen.

      Saarbrücken, Siebert, 1865.. 23 x 15 cm. 3 Bll., 545 + 508 Seiten. Halblederbände der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung.. *Vollständige Originalausgabe. - "Vorliegende Schrift dürfte in historischer Hinsicht für die Städte Saarbrücken und St. Johann einen dauernden Werth haben. Was sie giebt, kann nämlich dem größten und wichtigsten Theile nach anderswo nicht mehr gefunden werden; sie ist daher nicht allein für den Moment der Geschichte, sondern für die Zukunft als Quelle der Geschichte selbst, zu betrachten" (Vorwort). - Deckel geringfügig berieben, gelegentlich leichte Randbräunung. Insgesamt recht gut erhaltenes Exemplar in hübschen zeitgenöss. Halbledereinbänden.

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        "Nahe und Saar". Gesamtansicht von Saarburg, umgeben von Bildern aus der Umgebung sowie in floral geschmückter Umrandung Allegorien von Nahe und Saar, Jagdszenen aus dem Hunsrück und Wappen.

      . Farblithographie von Sonderland nach C. Scheuren, 1865, 42,5 x 51,5 cm.. Schmitt, Rhein-Beschreibungen 209,13. - Aus dem seltenen Prachtband "Landschaft, Sage, Geschichte und Monumentales der Rhein Provinz". - Mit breitem Rand und sehr gut erhalten.

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