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        Code annamite. Lois et règlements du Royaume d'Annam, Hoang-viêt-luât-le,

      P., Imprimerie Impériale 1865, - 2 volumes in-8, XIV-394-308 pp., reliure demi-percaline imitation chagrin. Code basé sur celui qui régissait alors la Chine des Qing, composé d'une première partie (Luât, ou Lu en chinois) représentant la loi fondamentale, et d'une deuxième partie (Lê, ou Li en chinois) qui comprend les règlements supplémentaires, où se trouvent les dispositions plus spécialement propres à la nation annamite. Il fut à l'origine rédigé par les ordres de Gia-Long, mais n'était alors maitrisé que par les mandarins. Exemplaire sans rousseurs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED (ALS): The report of my death

      Madrid, 13 June 1865. Letter. Creases from folding, otherwise Fine, with envelope which still has red wax seal remnant. Interesting one-page letter by the creator of Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow on a 5" x 8-1/4" sheet of paper folded and SIGNED at the conclusion "Washington Irving." Addressed to William C. Zantzinger, retaining the envelope addressed in Irving's hand. In full: “I feel very much obliged to you for your kind and considerate attention, in contradicting the report in the newspapers of my having been on board of one of the missing packet ships. I am happy to find that report gave no uneasiness to my family, and the immediate circle of my intimates, as they were in the receipt of frequent letters from me which gave them contact information of my 'whereabouts.' William C. Zantzinger served as Daniel Webster's secretary while Webster was Secretary of State (1850-1852, under Millard Fillmore). Previously, Zantzinger had served as a commission clerk and disbursing agent within the State Department.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Five autograph letters signed (two "Léon de Laborde" and three "Cte de Laborde").

      N. P., 1858, 1861, 1865 and undated. - Altogether 4½ pp. on 6 ff. Various 8vo formats. Three on letterheads of the Cabinet du Directeur Général des Archives de l'Empire Paris. Three addressed to "Monsieur", one to "Monsieur et cher Collègue", and one to "mon cher Monsieur". I: Apologising for "la nullité de ce volume[.] Le temps, mon zèle et surtout vos encouragements m'aideront à accomplir ma tâche" (29 April 1839, 8 lines). - II: "Je voudrais avoir le temps, monsieur, de faire des articles pour la revue du centre, mais au milieu des richesses, dont on m'a confié la garde, je souffre le supplice de Tantale en me consacrant uniquement à faciliter les travaux des autres". Sends a message to be passed on to "Mr D'auvergne"' (23 February 1858, 15 lines). - III: Concerning "la correspondence relative à la vente du cabinet de Mr de Julienne" (25 May 1861, 8 lines). - IV: He is too busy to undertake any enterprise "en dehors de mes travaux commencés, mais je viendrai à la fin de l'année réclamer la place que vous m'offrez dans votre journal" (1 September 1865, 8 lines). - V: Thanks the recipient for the information relating to letters by Napoloeon Bonaparte in the British Museum. Asks him to continue his work "dans la même forme et me le renvoyer pour que je puisse, pendant votre séjour a Londres, vous signaler ce qui est à transcrire" (undated, 18 lines). Asks whether the volume the recipient refers to is the same as that described by Panizzi. - All very good, on lightly aged paper. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        A Practical Treatise on Military Surgery and Hygiene

      New York: Baillière Brothers. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover lightly rubbed. Minor wear to spine ends. Contents firm. Ex Royal College of Surgeons Library with minimal marking. 1865. First Edition. Brown hardback embossed cloth cover. 240mm x 160mm (9" x 6"). 648pp + ads. Illustrated with 127 engravings. Contains chapters on Gunshot Wounds; Gunshot Wounds to the Head, Face, Neck and Thorax; Arrow Wounds; Traumatic Gangrene; Amputations; Tetanus etc. .

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      New York: Carleton, Publisher,. 1865. original decorated green cloth, spine panel stamped in gold, front andd rear panels stamped in blind, light blue endpapers.. Light wear to cloth at spine ends and corner tips, three tiny worm. holes in spine panel, a very good copy with fine interior. A nice. copy of a very scarce book; the earlier UK three-decker is virtually. unobtainable. (#129051). First U.S. edition. First published by Bentley in 1864 (in three volumes). One of a quartet of horror novels produced in the mid-1860s, "four sensational novels that are the best of their kind ... brilliant mid- Victorian novels of mystery and suspense." - Bleiler (ed), Supernatural Fiction Writers: Fantasy and Horror, p. 224-225. "... a superb mystery tale of murder and retributive fate. Le Fanu at the height of his powers weaves an intricate plot and keeps the readers breathless with expectation and excitement ... This is a bizarre tale which in its raw, jagged power almost equals WUTHERING HEIGHTS." - Devendra P. Varma, Arno Press promotional brochure for The Collected Works of Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu (1976), pp. 22-23. "Somber thriller in which the implacable working of fate brings the guilty to account, after the fashion of Le Fanu's best short stories (though the supernatural aspects are carefully understated). Similar in some ways to Wilkie Collins's melodramas ... but grimmer in outlook." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 2-52. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 2-64. Hubin (1994), p. 493.

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      Washington: W. H. & O. H. Morrison, 1865. Beautifully rebound in black leather (or good imitation thereof) with gilt lettering to front cover and spine, where the title is given as "The Nation's Tribute to Abraham Lincoln." 272 pages. Frontispiece, the Snyder portrait of Lincoln. This has offset onto the protective tissue, which also has a thin waterstain along the fore edge. Five other plates. The verso of the frontispiece is lightly soiled, and has what appears to be a rubber stamp with the name "Dan McLane" in a fancy border. Short tear on one page. Many pages have a thin waterstain along the fore edge. The text parts of the pages are slightly darker than the margins, but the text is easily readable. Light foxing to preliminaries. Contents good, binding fine.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Warren Berry]
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        Autograph letter signed.

      Croisset, [Jan. 4, 1865]. - Large 8vo. 1 p. To Alfred Nion, Flaubert writes for news of his "fairy" play, Le Chateau Des Coeurs; desiring to demonstrate that this old form can be profitably revived, he is nevertheless pessimistic about the sucess of his play: "Eh bien, et la Feerie, cher ami? Je crois que contrairement au proverbe 'pas de nouvelles, bonnes nouvelles' la chose est completement flambée? Mon seuil en est tout fait. J'avais cependant été bien aise de gagner quelques portraits de l'empereur sur metal, avec cette folichonnerie [ ] on peut se servir d'un cadre usé [pour] rajeunir un vieux genre. Tu serais bien gentil de me dire ce que ton patron en a pensé". - Dated in the hand of Caroline Commanville, his literary executor; light creasing along old folds.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The History of Joseph and his Brethren. Genesis Chaprs. XXXVII.XXXVIII.XL

      [London: Day & Son, 1865] First edition. Publisher's red cloth, decoratively stamped in gilt and aqua on both covers, gilt spine. . Twenty-six leaves, printed on heavy card stock, containing fine chromolithographic decorations on both sides. On one side of each card is a Bible verse, printed in black and red on a gold background; on the other side is a full-color illustration on a gold background. Both illustrations and text are within elaborate illuminated borders. Bindingly lightly soiled, front hinge cracked but sound. A very good, bright copy. Nice copies in original cloth are uncommon. A fine example of Victorian chromolithography by one of the masters of the art form. Owen Jones (1809-1874), a Welsh architect and ornamental designer, is well-known for his chromolithographic books, of which this is a fine example His other books include Ancient Spanish Ballads (1841), The Sermon on the Mount (1844), Gray's Elegy Illuminated… (1846), Scenes from the 'Winter's Tale' (1866), and the monumental Grammar of Ornament (1866).

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/I]
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        Transylvania; Its Products and Its People

      G : in good condition without dust jacket. Spine faded. Leather rubbed towards extremities. Marbled endpapers and edges. Gilt monogram to front cover First Edition Gilt decorated red leather cover 220mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). 642pp. Coloured frontis plate, two folding maps and b/w engravings.

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      Ettbladstryck. Har varit vikt, och med liten fuktfläck. I marmorerat pappomslag. Ur Carlanders bibliotek, med hans exlibris, och ur Ericsbergs. Carlander IV, 249ff. Fingerat svarsbrev från prästeståndet till ridderskapet och adeln på ett likaledes fingerat brev från ridderskapet till prästeståndet, angående prästerskapets vana att rösta med adeln i alla viktiga frågor, vilket de dock enligt detta brev lovar att inte göra i den nu viktiga representationsfrågan. Johan Carl Hellberg (pseudonymen Posthumus) berättar i sina memoarer (del XII, s. 252) att det i december 1865 utkom ett antal anonyma plakater, och nämner bl.a. ett till högvördiga prästeståndet, med innebörden att detta måtte gå hand i hand med adeln, och ett föregivet svar till adeln, med titeln "Högvälborne herrar riddersmän". Ärkebiskopen ska ha låtit förstöra så många som möjligt av det förra plakatet. Hellberg hade dem båda, men ansåg ingen värd att reproducera. Han nämner även ett tredje plakat som, enligt hörsägen, ska ha skrivits av bonden C. A. Larsson. Carlander skriver ganska uppskattande om sitt eget bibliotek, vilket till största delen såldes på auktion i Stockholm 1892

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        A Complete Report of the Examination in the Alleged Murder Case of the Late Henry Kinder, with all the correspondence, the diary, and four photographs.

      - Sydney, printed for the publisher by the Caxton Steam Machine Printing Office [1865]. Octavo, without wrapper in early flush cut pebbled cloth; 76pp. Foxed, a small piece from the bottom margin of the last leaf. The lesser issue maybe - this was issued with photos at one and six or without at one shilling - but I wouldn't, in fact I didn't, hang off, waiting for a copy with photos. Ferguson cited two copies with the photos - which in reality are three portraits on an inserted leaf, Mr and Mrs Kinder together seem to count as two - Mitchell's copy in the Dixon Library and his own. Trove finds another couple of copies in addition to the four (of both issues) Ferguson saw but only one of these has the photos*. Copies exist titled "Report of the Trial ." rather than "Examination"; a quick, partial resetting of type it appears, to correct or make the misleading claim; the work includes the evidence of the inquest and committal hearing, not the trial which began in February 1866. Anyone who has ever levelled a charge of ridiculous, melodramatic, unbelievable claptrap against Wilkie Collins, Mrs Braddon, any of their fellow sensation novelists will be forced to eat their words when faced with the Bertrand and Kinder Tragedy. We have not a menage a trois but a menage a cinque: Bertrand, a blabbermouth Jewish dentist murderer who bungles attempt after ludicrous attempt, firing practice bullets into a sheep's head in his Wynyard Square home with a pistol bought while dressed as a woman, in concert with his wife, his victim's wife, and his assistant who claims mesmerism as the reason for his acquiesence in this absurd tragedy. We have the victim, a ferociously alcoholic bank official; his femme fatale wife; her former lover who reappears from New Zealand in time to become scapegoat and blackmailer; and Mrs Bertrand who seems to exist in a haze of drugs, mesmerism and brutality sharing her husband's bed with the victim's wife. We have a murder that passes the coroner as suicide until the queue of informants lining up to relay the boasts of the dentist became too long to ignore. We have the incriminating letters and diary scrupulously kept by the murderer for his lover's commentary. We have a haul of evidence from the dentist's surgery: pistol, caps, tomahawk and bottle labelled 'poison'. We have . I could go on for seventy six closely packed pages easily. Small wonder that the people of Sydney, soon the world, could react with incredulous horror and outrage - and perhaps some pride - as the story unfolds. This was the equal of any sensation anywhere in the world. Already a pamphleteer's dream, an extra stroke of luck was the silence order put on the press while the committal hearing was underway and there is no doubt this was on sale within hours, if not minutes, of hearing's end. Our pamphleteer shares the general public view, coming to see Mrs Bertrand as victim due sympathy and giving implicit approval for the attacks on Bertrand and Mrs Kinder outside the prisons and court. The furios reporter for the Sydney paper, The Empire, had no doubt who was truly to blame. Bertrand was, he wrote, "an insignificant commonplace fellow . thoroughly imbued with the depraved spirit which pervades the works of Eugene Sue and similar writers." His weak mind had led him to "imitate some hero of the worst class of literature that has ever disgraced a civilised community." (Empire; Dec 21, 1865). *Of the two copies I've found outside Australia, the Turnbull Library catalogue entry suggests theirs has the portraits but then so does the Harvard copy which turns out to have an odd composite of wood engraved portraits that look like the ones from the Illustrated Sydney News.

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        Cassell's Illustrated History of England

      74 - London and New York - Cassell, Petter, Galpin and Co., 1865 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The complete set of Cassell's Illustrated History of England. New and revised edition. Illustrated throughout with hundreds of vignettes. Containing:Volume I: From the Earliest Period to the Reign of Edward the FourthVolume II: From the Reign of Edward IV to the Death of Queen Elizabeth Volume III: From the Accession of James I to the Revolution of 1688. Volume IV: From the Accession of William III to the Death of George IIVolume V: From the Accession of George III to the French Revolution (1792)Volume VI: From the French Revolution (July 1792) to the Death of George III (January 1820)Volume VII: From the Accession of George IV to the Irish Famine, 1847Volume VIII: From the Overthrow of Louis Philippe to the Affair of the 'Trent'. Volume IX: From the Death of the Prince Consort to the Geneva ConventionVolume X: From the Death of Lord Mayo to the Passing of the Franchise Bill (1884)William Howitt (18 December 1792 3 March 1879), was an English author. From 1856 to 1862 he was engaged on Cassell's Illustrated History of England, and from 1861 to 1864 he and his wife worked at the Ruined Abbeys and Castles of Great Britain. Complete in ten volumes. Condition: In red half-calf bindings. Externally, smart, with just some slight rubbingto the extremities and a few marks. Internally, firmly bound. Two hinges strained. Pages are bright and clean, with just the occasional handling mark, and instance of foxing to the endpapers. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        The Flag of America Shall Never Grow Dim, Nor One Star be Obliterated from its Bright Galaxy! Maj. Gen. Hancock's First Army Corps of Veterans. A splendid opportunity to form a grand national guard, to vindicate the nati

      Philadelphia: n.p. [1865].. 1 sheet. 19 x 12 inches (48 x 30 cm). Broadside. First edition. Three illustrations show an artillery man before a canon, a sailor, and a mounted cavalryman. A recruitment broadside for Winfield Scott Hancock's First Army Corps of Veterans by Philadelphia Chief of Detective Police, Benjamin Franklin. On the 28th of November, 1864, an order was issued by the War Department for raising and organizing twenty thousand infantry under command of Major General Winfield S. Hancock, to be enlisted for not less than one year. The privates were to consist only of able-bodied veterans who had served honorably, not less than two years, and therefore not subject to the draft; the officers to be commissioned by the President from those who had honorably served not less than two years. Shows the multiple bounties paid for varying terms of enlistment. Quite uncommon. OCLC locates only two copies: Lib. Co. Phila. & Lib. Congress. A very good copy, small cellotape repair at fold, minor wear at extremities, small crease.

      [Bookseller: Henry F. Hain III]
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        The Japan Punch, 1865-6

      Yokohama: , 1865-6. Folio (355 × 204 mm). Near contemporary half burgundy skiver on black moiré cloth boards, title gilt to the upper board. Numerous illustrations throughout. A little rubbed, neatly rebacked to style, hinges reinforced with linen, first and last leaves creased, soiled and mounted at the gutter with linen, some damping and soiling throughout, wormhole through the first 20 or so leaves, no loss of text or image, about very good. An excellent run of this uncommon, and fragile, irregular periodical; comprising 13 issues, 5 in late 1865, and 8 in 1866. Wirgman travelled out to Japan in 1861 as artist-correspondent for the Illustrated London News, and in 1862 established this topical, satirical magazine for the European community in Yokohama, the first magazine to be published in Japan, for which "Wirgman drew all of the cartoons himself [introducing] to Japan the European notion of nineteenth-century visual satire, which gelled very closely with long-standing indigenous notions of the visually absurd and grotesque, but could now be seen to apply to contemporary subjects, a practice long tabooed in Japan" (ODNB). The Japan Punch ran for 25 years until 1887. Wirgman is widely known as "one of those engaging, eccentric, polyglot personalities who adventured around the Far East in the second half of the nineteenth century" (The Japan Society,. Biographical Portraits). He collaborated with Felice Beato in a partnership called "Beato & Wirgman, Artists and Photographers", 1864–1867, producing engravings from Beato's panoramic photographs for reproduction; and he also "contributed in part to the development of Meiji oil painting by training Goseda Yoshimatsu", and acting as "a kind of honorary adviser to … Yuichi Takahashi, a relatively high samurai official responsible for Western paintings and drawings in the military government's translation bureau. In 1869 and 1870 Takahashi even made unsuccessful attempts to get Wirgman permission to live with him in Tokyo when this was not allowed for foreigners … Wirgman's personal life involved a liaison, probably from 1863, with a Japanese woman, Kane Ozawa and the birth of a son, Ichiro … This relation was one of affection to judge from a certain tenderness seen in his surviving portraits of Kane and he may have attempted to have the marriage recognized by the British consul in 1867" ODNB). Wirgman died, and was buried in Yokohama in 1891. Contemporary ownership inscription of "R. Holmes" to the cover of each issue.

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      [Fort Riley, Ks.]. May 27, 1865.. [3]pp. Quarto, on a folded folio sheet. Old fold lines and minor soiling. Very good plus. An extremely rare regimental newspaper, printed on a field press in Ft. Riley, Kansas. The Second Colorado Cavalry, organized in 1863 and stationed at Fort Riley, Kansas, served also from Kansas City, Independence, Westport, Hickman's Mills, Pleasant Hill, and Harrisonville, Missouri. Its detachments engaged in almost constant fighting around central Missouri. Commanded by Colonel James Ford, the regiment was charged with protecting the Kansas citizens from guerillas. This issue of the SOLDIER'S LETTER, published just two weeks after President Lincoln's assassination, contains an ode and article on his death. The paper also notes Jefferson Davis' capture and attempts by "negro troops" to "massacre of rebel citizens of Memphis." The SOLDIER'S LETTER was published longer than most regimental newspapers, from August 1864 until November 1865. Both Confederate and Union armies produced various regimental newspapers which provide important perspectives into the lives of Civil War soldiers. Any issues are rare.

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      Martinez y Bogo, Madrid 1865 - Plena Piel (Paumard), hierros secos en planos. 2 Tomos. 1º 10 y 974 pags, 2º 1041 págs. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        La Traite L'migration et la Colonisation au Brsil.

      Paris: A. LaCroix, Verboeckhoven et Cie, 1865.. ix, 336, 2 pp. 8vo. Green buckram with original yellow wrappers bound in, gilt titles. First edition thus. Borba de Moraes I, 253. Leclerc 3203. Garraux p.103. Conrad: Brazilian Slavery 116. "Extrait de la Revue du monde colonial, asiatique et americain." Expilly, who explains the details of emigration, was very critical of Brazil's treatment of slaves especailly away from the major population centers. Quite uncommon. Last at auction in 1978. A very good or better copy, gilt accession numbers on spine, otherwise no further external or internal markings, original wrappers lightly soiled, small chip on corner of front wrapper professionally repaired, scattered foxing, new binding fine.

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        Astra castra: Experiments and adventures in the atmosphere

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

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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.

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        Prose Writings of Bayard Taylor (Complete 14 Volume Set)

      New York: G. P Putnam. Very Good. 1865-70. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Very Good red marbled boards with brown leather spine and corners. Very fancy gilt design and title on spine. Complete Revised Edition 14 Volume Set. Individual titles (and publication date) include: John Godfrey's Fortunes, Related by Himself(1865) ; s or Adventures in the Path of Empire(1868) ; By-Ways of Europe(1869) ; Northern Travel: Sweden, Denmark & Lapland(1869) ; A Journey to Central Africa or Life and Landscapes from Egypt to the Negro Kingdoms of the White Nile(1869) ; At Home and Abroad, A Sketch-Book of Life, Scenery, and Men(1869) ; Views A-Foot or Europe Seen with Knapsack and Staff(1870) ; A Visit to India, China, and Japan(1870); ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        Attacking the Mail, Bushranging N. S. W. 1864

      Melbourne: Hamel & Ferguson, [1865]. Colour printed. Printed on thick wove paper. In excellent condition. 6 7/8 x 9 13/16 inches. 10 x 13 3/16 inches. A fascinating print depicting highway robbery in Australia. This dramatic confrontation comes from S. T. Gill's illustrations of life in mid-19th century Australia: "The Australian Sketchbook." It shows most probably the Ben Hall gang, consisting of Hall, John Gilbert and John Dunn, "bushrangers" who preyed on travelers journeying on the one road between Melbourne and Sydney. Ben Hall (1837-1865) ran a profitable and efficient operation, using stolen race horses (they can be seen on the hill in the background) and superior weaponry. Like many a well-known criminal, he was betrayed for the reward money and ambushed; and like many other infamous outlaws, his funeral was very well attended.

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      1865. Fine. [MAP - 19TH CENTURY] MAP OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, THE BRITISH PROVINCES, MEXICO, THE WEST INDIES AND CENTRAL AMERICA. New York: Charles Magnus [n.d., circa 1850s?]. A full color folding map, 21 1/4 by 27 1/4 inches, that folds into a contemporary brown cloth case, 5 3/4 by 3 3/4 inches, with the title ("Map of the United States") within a decorative cartouche gilt-stamped on upper board. A beautifully colored map of the United States and its territories and Mexico, with an inset map of Central America and a table of distances. Several closed tears have been carefully mended on the reverse. Clean and bright, its condition is very good plus. Bound with a VIEW OF WASHINGTON CITY and a MILITARY MAP OF MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA that are printed together on a single sheet, 10 1/2 by 8 1/4 inches, that folds into the case. The view of Washington, D.C., 4 5/8 by 7 3/8 inches, is a slightly elevated view that shows the east side of the Capitol building and beyond, looking toward the Washington Monument (a projection based upon the design after Robert Mills that was never completely realized). The map: New York: Charles Magnus, 72 Fraankfort St. [n.d., circa 1861-1865?], 4 1/8 by 7 3/8 inches, color. Early ink ownership (A. H. Pratt) on reverse. Fine.

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        A Practical Treatise on Military Surgery and Hygiene

      Baillière Brothers, New York 1865 - 648pp + ads. Illustrated with 127 engravings. Contains chapters on Gunshot Wounds; Gunshot Wounds to the Head, Face, Neck and Thorax; Arrow Wounds; Traumatic Gangrene; Amputations; Tetanus etc. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover lightly rubbed. Minor wear to spine ends. Contents firm. Ex Royal College of Surgeons Library with minimal marking Brown hardback embossed cloth cover [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Travels & Discoveries in the Levant (2 Volumes Complete)

      London : Day & Son, Limited . Very Good . 1865 . First Edition . Hardback . .

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        The Southern Prisons of U. S. Officers.

      Endicott & Co., New York 1865 - The Southern Prisons of U. S. Officers. Published by Endicott & Co., New York, ca. 1865 Lithograph after the designs by O. R. Dahl Paper size 24 1/4 x 35 3/4¿, Image size 21 3/4 x 32¿

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        The Works of William Shakespeare (in twelve volumes)

      Little, Brown, Boston 1865 - Complete in twelve volumes in gilt decorated half calf with marbled boards, edges & endpapers. All volumes VG+ with minimal wear and scuffing. Gilt titles and decorations bright and attractive. A very attractive set [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Abbaye des Vignerons son histoire et ses fêtes jusqu'à et y compris la fête de 1865. Les toilettes de bal de 1783 à 1865, de nombreuses gravures représentant la fête.par un témoin oculaire des fêtes de 1819, 1833, 1851 et de 1865.

      - Genève et Lausanne, chez les principaux libraires, sd, vers 1865. Un volume de format petit in 8° de 2 ff. (faux titre et titre); 152 pp., 5 grandes planches dépliantes et 5 planches de costumes féminins. Reliure de l'époque en demi maroquin vert Empire, dos à 5 nerfs, motifs dorés, titre doré. Dos légèrement épidermé, couvertures roses conservées. Bel envoi autographe signé de l'auteur. Peu commun. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A dictionary of the Hawaiian language, to which is appended an English- Hawaiian vocabulary and a chronological table of remarkable events.

      Henry M. Whitney, Honolulu 1865 - First edition thus, being a second and much expanded version of Andrews' earlier A Vocabulary of Words in the Hawaiian Language, Lahaina, 1836 which is the first dictionary printed in the Pacific; 8vo, pp. xvi, 559; text in double column; full contemporary sheep, worn, and with restoration at the extremities; good and sound.The Hawaiian press was first established in Honolulu in 1822 and later at Lahaina in 1834 by Lorrin Andrews, a missionary who claimed some experience in printing. In June of 1834 it was voted by the mission that Andrews prepare a vocabulary of the Hawaiian language. He drew upon a manuscript vocabulary of words collected by Elisha Loomis, one of the first colonizers of the islands under Hiram Bingham; and, a manuscript vocabulary of words was "arranged, it is believed, in part by Mr. Ely, at the request of the Mission, and finished by Mr. Bishop. A copy of this was received and transcribed by [Andrews] in the summer of 1829 . In using this manuscript, the same method was taken as with the vocabulary of Mr. Loomis. New words, new definitions of words before collected, increased the size of the book to a considerable extent" (compiler's Preface to the 1836 edition, reprinted herein). A further revised edition appeared in 1922. Vancil, p. 8; this edition not in Zaunmuller.

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        MONETA I VES V ROSSII ... ("Coin and Weight in Russia until the End of the XVIII Century"). First Edition

      St. Petersburg: Imperial Archeological Society, printed at the typography of A. Transhel', 1865 Author: Dmitriy Ivanovich Prozorovskiy. Text in Russian. Cloth. 417, (1) pp. with one hors-texte table of coins. Charts, Index. "The only complete work on Russian metrology", this book won 9 awards. Very Rare. Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website.. 1st ed.. HB.

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        Our Mutual Friend. 2 vols. 1st edit., 1st issue.

      London: Chapman and Hall 1865. With 2 frontispieces and 38 illustr. by Marcus Stone. Bound in one contp. halfleatherbinding richly gilt on spine.. Eckel 96. Frontispiece for vol. 2 misplaced after page 54. Half-title of vol. II is missing

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      [N.p. N.d.]. Two carved bas relief portraits, in ivory, framed, each approximately 3" in diameter. One highly polished and finished, the other slightly rough- hewn. Framed in black wood with gold mountings. Very good. Two ivory carvings featuring a bust of Benjamin Franklin, from the collection of noted collector Richard Townley Haines Halsey. Halsey (1865-1942) was a collector of American decorative arts, with a particular penchant for Benjamin Franklin. He was instrumental in the founding of the American Wing at the Metropolitan Museum, an active early member of the Grolier Club and Walpole Society, prolific author, and at the end of his life a research associate in the Franklin Papers at the Yale Library (Mr. Halsey died when he was hit by a car about a block from the offices of the Reese Company). Many of his Franklin pieces were exhibited in shows at the Met and elsewhere. A note on the back of one of the pieces reads, "This one [i.e., the rough-hewn carving] is not 100% completed but obviously by the same fine artist."

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        DIALOGOS DE LA PINTURA. Segunda edición que se hace de este libro, fielmente copiada de la primera que dio a la estampa su autor en 1633, en la que se reproducen en fac-simil todas sus láminas. Dirígela D. G. CRUZADA VILLAAMIL

      - Madrid, imp. Manuel Galiano, 1865, 24x17 cm., en holandesa, 541 págs.+1 h.+ 10 láminas

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        Panorama des Semmerings. nach der Natur gezeichnet von Imre Benkert

      Wien, Gerold's Sohn [ca. 1865].. 6. Aufl. kl.-8°. 16 S., Mehrfach gefalt. Panorama-Leporello in getönter Orig.-Lithographie (15,5 x 295 cm.) OLn. m. goldgeprägt. Einbandtitel. In sehr gutem Zustand. Nebehay 815; Wurzbach LIII, 262 - Zeigt den gesamten Streckenverlauf vom Schwarza-Viadukt bis zum Haupt-Tunnel Station Semmering. Mit einer schönen Ortsansicht von Payerbach. Legende zweisprachig in französ. u. deutsch.

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        Transylvania; Its Products and Its People

      London: Longmans, Green, reader and Dyer, 1865.. First Edition. Gilt decorated red leather cover. G : in good condition without dust jacket. Spine faded. Leather rubbed towards extremities. Marbled endpapers and edges. Gilt monogram to front cover. 220mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). 642pp. Coloured frontis plate, two folding maps and b/w engravings.

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        Di un'antica necropoli a Marzabotto nel bolognese.

      Subject: (Bologna - Archeologia). Bologna, Fava & Garagnani, 1865, folio br. originale, pp. (8)-102 con 20 tav. litografiche (dieci delle quali, stupende, a colori). Frati, 8282. Opera capitale sulla famosissima necropoli, di sempre crescente rarit? in questa sua prima edizione.

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        "The Murder of the President" with a cover portrait of John Wilkes Booth in Harper's Weekly (April 29, 1865)

      New York, 1865. Complete, original disbound copy of one of the truly major issues of Harper's Weekly. Booth's portrait on the front page. The inside pages also contain two of the frequently reproduced prints of the assassination and Booth's leap to the stage of Ford's Theatre. This is a very good copy with wear along the spine and two small marginal archivally mended tears.. First Edition. Disbound. Very Good.

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      1865. 1. GAME. DAS EISENBAHN-SPIEL. Wien (Vienna): Trentsensky, no date, circa 1865. The game is housed in the original gilt decorative box 8" wide by 7" high and 1" thick and has a very fine hand colored lithograph on the cover. Except for a slight bit of rubbing this is in Fine condition. Housed inside is (a) a large folding game board 24 x 20" mounted on cloth featuring hand-colored lithographs, (b) instructions printed on both sides of a sheet of blue paper, (c) printed railway tickets in 2 colors (Fahrkarte fur dis Nord-Bahn and Fahrkarte fur dis Sud-Bahn), (d) 2 wooden dice with paper inserts illustrated with images of locomotives and (e) 2 wooden pawns with paper inserts with images of locomotives. The game board has a total of 52 squares for 2 independent train routes: from Wien North Station to Prague and from Wien South Station to Graz. The 4 stations are represented with large hand-colored views of the stations. The 48 smaller squares depict a variety of obstacles the train might encounter: landslides, bridges collapse, explosions, derailments,etc. There are also views of the intermediate stations the trains may stop at: Lundenburg, the German name of the Czech city of Breclav; Brunn, the German name for the Czech city of Brno; Modling and Baden. Recently exhibited in Vienna at the Wien Museum's "Spiel der Stadt", this is a rare game in incredible condition.

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        A Practical Treatise on Military Surgery and Hygiene

      New York Bailliere Brothers 1865. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover lightly rubbed. Minor wear to spine ends. Contents firm. Ex Royal College of Surgeons Library with minimal marking First Edition Brown hardback embossed cloth cover 240mm x 160mm (9" x 6"). 648pp + ads. Illustrated with 127 engravings. Contains chapters on Gunshot Wounds; Gunshot Wounds to the Head, Face, Neck and Thorax; Arrow Wounds; Traumatic Gangrene; Amputations; Tetanus etc.

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        Die Missbildungen des Menschen systematisch dargestellt. Nebst einem Atlas von 26 Tafeln mit Erläuterungen. Zweite vollständige Ausgabe.

      Friedrich Mauke, Jena 1865 - In-4° de (4), 171, (1), vi-viii pp., suivi de l'Atlas comprenant (50) pp. et 26 planches h. t. illustrées. Demi-basane brune, pièce de titre manuscrite sous forme d'une étiquette collée au dos de cet ancien exemplaire de bibliothèque annulé; plats frottés, coins émoussés, rousseurs parfois marquées, mais bien complet de ses planches. Excellent exemplaire de travail de cette tératologie de Förster, devenue plutôt rare, et dont les monstres, qui ont été tracés d'un trait, presque sans ombre, sont passés à la postérité. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Original CDV (carte de visite) of Major General George Armstrong Custer, with copy of 'Custer in Photographs'

      John Goldin & Co.. 1865. Very Good. Original CDV of Custer produced by John Goldin & Co., May 1865. Photograph is 3 1/2 x 2 1/8 inches, mounted on 3 7/8 x 2 1/4 inch card with slightly askew edges. Labeled below photograph as 'GEN CUSTAR', with printed misspelling. Scripted 'B. E. A.' on verso, with small abrasion where it was likely pasted into an album. Included is D. Mark Katz's 'Custer in Photographs', in which this CDV is reproduced and noted on p. 55.

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        Pétrus Borel Le Lycanthrope. Sa vie. Ses écrits. Sa correspondance. Poésie et documents inédits.

      Paris, René Pincebourde 1865 - Livre d'occasion In-16 (15,8 x 12 cm), bradel papier de l'époque, dos lisse, pièce de titre, couv. non cons., faux-titre, frontispice en triple état, titre, 139 pp., 2 ff. n. ch. (table, annonce du catalogue éditeur), 4 ff. sur vergé (catalogue éditeur). Condition : Édition originale. L'un des 15 ex. sur Chine (après 2 ex. sur peau de vélin et avant 15 ex. sur papier chamois. Exemplaire comportant les trois épreuves différentes du portrait de Pétrus Borel à l'eau-forte par Ulm (sanguine, noir et bistre). Rare exemplaire en grand papier de la première étude consacrée à Pétrus Borel. 200g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hours at Home: A Popular Monthly

      New York: Charles Scribner & Co. 1865 - Eleven volumes (complete), 8vo., green cloth stamped in blind and lettered in gilt; minor shelf-wear; several tender hinges and loosened pages. First collected edition, first volume (May to October, 1865) through final volume (May to October, 1870). The Century Company's own set, owned by Richard Watson Gilder, who edited "Hours" and later edited ?Century Magazine;? with the Century Company's spine labels and bookplates, as well as Gilder's library bookplates. Gilder extensively annotated volume 11, which covered a portion of the period he had edited ?Hours,? commenting about an unpublished Charlotte Bronte letter and his own contributions, ?Leisure Moments.? --- In 1865 Charles Scribner and Company took its first step into magazine publishing with the pioneering periodical, "Hours at Home," a quasi-religious magazine, which exuded the virtues by which Americans were supposed to live. Articles ranged from sketches of historical personages like Lincoln and Grant to the works of Emerson and Thoreau. In October 1870, ?Hours? bowed itself off the literary stage, to make room for ?Scribner?s Monthly,? the first number of which appeared in November. A unique set with a distinguished provenance. Shipping extra. noamz [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      - GAME. DAS EISENBAHN-SPIEL. Wien (Vienna): Trentsensky, no date, circa 1865. The game is housed in the original gilt decorative box 8" wide by 7" high and 1" thick and has a very fine hand colored lithograph on the cover. Except for a slight bit of rubbing this is in Fine condition. Housed inside is (a) a large folding game board 24 x 20" mounted on cloth featuring hand-colored lithographs, (b) instructions printed on both sides of a sheet of blue paper, (c) printed railway tickets in 2 colors (Fahrkarte fur dis Nord-Bahn and Fahrkarte fur dis Sud-Bahn), (d) 2 wooden dice with paper inserts illustrated with images of locomotives and (e) 2 wooden pawns with paper inserts with images of locomotives. The game board has a total of 52 squares for 2 independent train routes: from Wien North Station to Prague and from Wien South Station to Graz. The 4 stations are represented with large hand-colored views of the stations. The 48 smaller squares depict a variety of obstacles the train might encounter: landslides, bridges collapse, explosions, derailments,etc. There are also views of the intermediate stations the trains may stop at: Lundenburg, the German name of the Czech city of Breclav; Brunn, the German name for the Czech city of Brno; Modling and Baden. Recently exhibited in Vienna at the Wien Museum's "Spiel der Stadt", this is a rare game in incredible condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Solenne tornata nel sesto centenario di Dante. 15 maggio 1865.

      Subject: (Dantesca - Libri con fotografie originali). Treviso, Stabilimento tip. Andreola-Medesin, 1865, 8vo brossura (mancanze restaurate alla copertina) pp. 88 con tre fotografie originali all'albumina di Giuseppe Ferretto (una animatissima "Inagurazione del ponte di Dante") (Soft Cover)

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      Baltimore: Lith. & Print by E. Sachse & Co., 1865.. Lithograph, featuring twelve views of southern prisons and related. Sheet size: 24 x 35 3/4. Very good. A rare lithograph showing views of several Confederate prison camps in the South, used to hold Union officers during the Civil War. The lithograph contains twelve images of at least six different Confederate camps in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. While Andersonville Prison in Georgia is well known as the largest and most brutal of the Confederate prison camps, this important lithograph shows the conditions and structures at several lesser known southern prisons, and thereby provides valuable information. One of the two central images is a view of the crowded "Asylum Camp" in Columbia, South Carolina. The image shows a pair of two-story buildings in the background, with dozens of tents crowded into an open space in the foreground. The entire camp is surrounded by a fence. Many of the tents have their own small fireplace, and men are shown chopping wood, hanging clothing, preparing food, carrying water, and milling about the yard. There are two other images of Camp Asylum: one showing men taking wood from a large pile, the other a view of the sutler's tent at the camp, showing a large number of men proceeding into a tent to receive supplies. The other central image is of Camp Sorghum in Columbia, South Carolina. Small cabins and tents are shown in a large cleared field patrolled by armed guards. Another small view shows the hospital at the camp, with many wounded men depicted. Views of other prisons show the jail in Columbia, South Carolina; the jail and workhouse in Charleston, S.C. (mostly tents); Camp Oglethorpe in Macon, Georgia (showing several small cabins); and rustic Camp Exchange in Charlotte, North Carolina, showing a number of armed guards patrolling a small group of tents and a crudely built two- story building. There are also views of a performance by "Chandler's String Band", mail delivery (showing scores of men crowded around a building), and an image of long lines of men passing clothing that have apparently just been delivered by a small train. Lithographer and printer Edward Sachse was located in Baltimore, and was therefore well-positioned to produce views and prints for southern and northern markets before and during the Civil War. In 1862 he published a portrait of Union General Ambrose Burnside, and after the war Sachse published prints of the grave of Stonewall Jackson, and of Robert E. Lee in his study (the latter drawn by Adalbert Volck). Sachse also published views of the Virginia Military Institute, Fort McHenry, and a print of the famous clash between the Monitor and the Merrimac. This print is included in neither Neely & Holzer's THE UNION IMAGE nor in their THE CONFEDERATE IMAGE, and it is not mentioned by Peters. OCLC locates only two copies of this series of views of Confederate prisons, at the Library of Michigan and at the Boston Athenaeum. Rare. OCLC 136954063, 191908999. PETERS, AMERICA ON STONE, pp.348-49 (ref).

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