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        Charles G. "Chinese" Gordon

      June 18, 1867. Written from Gravesend, June 19, 1867 reads in part, <I>"My dear Gerald, many thanks for your kind letter which I have left so long unanswered . . . There is little going on the forts are still at stand. The Corps dinner was fairly attended but with many Indian Officers whom we do not know much. Stanton has just come back for six months from Egypt. I am glad indeed to hear the details of the family in whom I take a daily interest. It is much more important than the . . . brilliant campaign than one looks at the ultimate result which wisdom . . . say was the only . . . of importance a campaign is . . . in 10 years. The nurture and treatment of a child will affect generations and in that great day we shall see how my . . . and the subject which have taken up mans time and how immensely important in these matters which he has despised and ridiculed and was interesting besides being important pursuit talking o children how much more is when they are your own, you can tell. When once the . . . are cleared away how inutility superior does everything amounted with the human soul appear to any earthly scheme. God saw the exact circumstances to every event from the beginning it was clear to him in Eden when he spoke to Adam promising . . . He made Adam in the flesh that at a certain time one who was in Adam's . . . there must strike a spear into his side at Calvary and every event was equally clear to him. He saw you and me and your family and chose us in full knowledge of all our unbelief and . . . to live. It was worthy in us that led him to choose us but it was His sovereign will. Looking at the smallest and the greatest events of the world as the Country through which the line of Rail is running its tunnels, its gloomy events, its low lands it's pretty events its uplands and . . . . its great events looking at the starting . . . he beginning and the truancies then and of the world. We see something of the . . . of those events which is often . . . . in our power to respect or alter . . . We could not do the least-thing but yet we try and try and think over what we might have done little thinking that since it was fast it was ordained from the beginning to come to pass . . . A true sense of the immortality of the world events together with the knowledge that God hears prayer (and has in his wonderful wisdom . . . it would be made) gives great peace (it is he who gives the wish to pray not ourselves or the devil). Wonderful are his ways and past finding out how pleasant it is to feel that his spirit in such of us John IV. 15 Verse that he will never leave us till we reach the Haven of rest. Kind regards to Mrs. Graham and all the dear little Children . . C. Gordon."</I> Graham served in the Russian War of 1854-1856, and was awarded the Victoria Cross for gallantry during the Crimean War. He also took part in the China War of 1860. In 1869, he was promoted to colonel, and in 1877, he was made assistant-director of works for barracks at the War Office, a post he held until being promoted to major-general in the early 1880s, when he went to serve in Egypt and the Sudan (where he was a friend of Gordon's). Graham was knighted and made a lieutenant general for distinguished service in the field.

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        Imprimerie Librairie Relieure Alfred Mame et Fils a Tours. Notice et Spécimens.

      Tours, Imprimerie Alfred Mame, 1867. In folio (cm. 39,5); legatura originale in tela rossa con impressioni a secco e titolo in oro al centro del piatto anteriore; pp. (6), 16 + 7 tavole fuori testo di cui una a doppia pagina + una carta " Spécimens des principales publications" + 56 tavole di "Spécimens" su carte differenti. Tagli dorati. Alfred Mame, 1811 - 1893, tipografo ed editore; ebbe per primo l'idea di raggruppare nella stessa casa editrice tutte le industrie legate alla realizzazione dei libri; stampa, rilegatura, vendite e spese di spedizione. Mame è stato uno dei principali proprietari di cartiere. Nel 1866 aveva 1500 dipendenti e nel 1863 stampò circa 6 milioni di libri. Axs

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        Millard Fillmore

      March 2, 1867. Booklet: Toledo Blade's Annual Statement of the Trade and Commerce of Toledo for the Year 1860, Blade Stream Printing, Toledo: 1861, 28pp, paperbound, signed at the top of the front cover <I>"M. P. Fillmore, March 2/67"</I>, binding stabbed and sewn. A tight copy in Fine condition.

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        A Superb Collection of Photographs of Italy

      Alinari 1867 - A superb set of monumental early photographs of Italy by Fratelli Alinari of Florence, the world&#146;s oldest photography firm. Large folio (20 x 25 in.). Two volumes. Contemporary quarter calf. 134 albumen prints, mounted on heavy paper, each with manuscript caption. Various sizes, from 16½ x 21½ in. mammoth prints to several 3 x 4 in. prints. Some foxing, almost exclusively limited to margins of mounting paper. Some wear to binding, but a very handsome volume, with the photographs generally in fine condition. Magnificent photographs from masters of the genre. Fratelli Alinari, founded in Florence in 1852, is the world&#146;s oldest photography firm. The three Alinari brothers pioneered the use of the camera for reproducing artwork and architecture from the great Italian galleries for public consumption. They are also known for their advocacy of the photographic portrait and for their photographs of Italian buildings and monuments. &#147;The Alinaris were called to all the most important exhibits of the age. The Alinari images played a fundamental role in the perception and knowledge of the Italian work of art&#148; (Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography). In these two volumes, the Alinaris have focused on the architecture of the great cities of Italy. They capture the neoclassical elements of building façades and interiors as well as other city structures with exquisite detail and precision. They approach each subject from a unique perspective chosen to capture and draw attention to its most intriguing features &#150; from the monumental Duomo and Campanile (dome and belltower) in Florence, to the balustrades of the Rialto Bridge in Venice, to the arches and columns of a cathedral doorway in Verona. Volume I is devoted to Venice, including the Palais Ducal, St. Mark&#146;s Place, and the Grand Canal. Volume II contains images of Florence, Pisa, Bologne, Padua, and Verona, including landscapes, architectural views, and occasional reproductions of famous works of art. These two volumes present an opportunity to acquire superb, early large-format images of Italy&#146;s most famous buildings and settings in extraordinary high-quality prints by the most famous photographer in the field. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Das Kapital.

      Hamburg: Otto Meissner,, 1867. Kritik der politischen Oekonomie. Erster Band. Buch I: Der Produktionsprocess des Kapitals. Octavo (215 x 135 mm). Contemporary diced half roan, spine lettered and ruled in gilt, black pebbled cloth boards, brown endpapers, marbled edges. Custom yellow and black marbled slipcase. Ownership inscription to title page. Corners lightly worn and bruised, some splitting to front joint, overall a bright, clean copy. Rare first edition of the first volume of Das Kapital, the only one to appear in Marx's lifetime; one of 1,000 copies printed. Two further volumes were published from his manuscripts by Engels, in 1885 and 1894 respectively. The first volume of Das Kapital was published on 14 September 1867 in Hamburg, issued in printed wrappers. "Marx himself modestly described Das Kapital as a continuation of his Zur Kritik de politischen Oekonomie, 1859. It was in fact the summation of his quarter of a century's economic studies, mostly in the Reading Room of the British Museum. The Athenaeum reviewer of the first English translation (1887) later wrote: 'Under the guise of a critical analysis of capital, Karl Marx's work is principally a polemic against capitalists and the capitalist mode of production, and it is this polemical tone which is its chief charm'. The historical-polemical passages, with their formidable documentation from British official sources, have remained memorable; and, as Marx (a chronic furunculosis victim) wrote to Engels while the volume was still in the press, 'I hope the bourgeoisie will remember my carbuncles all the rest of their lives' …" "By an odd quirk of history the first foreign translation of Das Kapital to appear was the Russian, which Petersburgers found in their bookshops early in April 1872. Giving his imprimatur, the censor, one Skuratov, had written 'few people in Russia will read it, and still fewer will understand it'. He was wrong: the edition sold out quickly; and in 1880 Marx was writing to his friend F. A. Sorge that 'our success is still greater in Russia, where Kapital is read and appreciated more than anywhere else'" (PMM). "The history of the twentieth century is Marx's legacy. Stalin, Mao, Che, Castro—the icons and monsters of the modern age have all presented themselves as his heirs. Whether he would recognise them as such is quite another matter … Nevertheless, within one hundred years of his death half the world's population was ruled by governments that professed Marxism to be their guiding faith. His ideas have transformed the study of economics, history, geography, sociology and literature. Not since Jesus Christ has an obscure pauper inspired such global devotion—or been so calamitously misinterpreted" (Francis Wheen, in his introduction to Karl Marx, 1999).

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        Postkarte von Käthe Kollwitz an Frau Irmgard Lubahn vom 2.1.1943. [Poststempel] Signiert mit "Bestem Gruß" von K. Kollwitz"

      beidseitig beschriftete Postkarte. 10,5 x 15 cm, guter Zustand. Käthe Kollwitz (geb. Schmidt * 8. Juli 1867 in Königsberg in Preußen 22. April 1945 in Moritzburg bei Dresden) bedankt sich für eine Einladung zu einem Rezitationsabend von Frau Irmgard Lubahn und teilt mit, daß es ihr "aus gesundheitlichen Gründen leider unmöglich" ist an der Veranstaltung teilzunehmen. Frau Irmgard Lubahn war die Ehefrau des Dichters der Olympia-Hymne von 1936 Robert Lubahn, der ebenfalls in Berlin unter anderem als Rezitator auftrat.

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        Madagascar Revisited,

      London: John Murray,, 1867. Describing the Events of a New Reign and the Revolution which followed; setting forth also the Persecutions endured by the Christians, and their Heroic Sufferings, with Notices of the Present State and Prospects of the People. Large octavo. Original brown cloth, gilt-lettered spine, blind panels to boards enclosing ox vignette to front, green coated endpapers. Housed in a custom blue cloth slipcase. Engraved frontispiece with tissue guard, 12 plates, folding map of Antananarivo. Contemporary ownership signature (R. M. Fitzgerald, dated 1867) to head of title. Scattered light cockling to cloth. An exceptionally bright copy. First and only edition, a superlative copy from the celebrated travel collection of Franklin Brooke-Hitching, with his pencilled initials to the half-title. Ellis (1794-1872) joined the London Missionary Society in 1814 and worked in Tahiti and Hawaii before his attention turned to Madagascar following Queen Ranavalona's suppression of Christianity there in 1835. He visited the island several times and published an important account of his travels, Three Visits to Madagascar, in 1858. "Following Queen Ranavalona's death in 1861 the passionately pro-European new king, Radama II, granted liberty of conscience to all his subjects … [and] Ellis readily agreed to oversee the rehabilitation of LMS missions on the island. Reaching the capital in May 1862 he fearlessly—perhaps rashly—plunged into the court intrigues which swirled around the new monarch … Just as Ellis thought he might be on the brink of converting the king to the Christian faith, Radama was attacked and apparently killed by his own troops. French Catholic missionaries believed Ellis had plotted to bring about the coup and the report was relayed to London … Not long after Radama's widow was installed as queen, the capital was shaken by the rumour that the king had survived the attempted assassination and was hiding in the countryside … Ellis was drawn into an attempt to make contact with the king, an act which laid him open to further charges of political meddling. At this point he sagely withdrew from court circles, content to accept … the repeal of all anti-Christian decrees. Ellis's public account of his mission, Madagascar Revisited (1867), led to his election as a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and a busy life as a lecturer" (ODNB).

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        Author's dedication copy to Gustav Wiedemann: Die Mechanik der Wärme in gesammelten Schriften.

      Cotta, Stuttgart 1867 - 8vo (211 x 135 mm). vi, [2], 194 (i.e. 294) pp. Contemporary half cloth, gilt-lettered spine (wear to extremities and corners, cloth at upper hinge partially split, spine ends slightly frayed). Light staining of title-page, minor foxing of first and final pages, otherwise quite crisp and clean. Provenance: Gustav Heinrich Wiedemann*, presented to him by the author and inscribed "Herrn Prof. Wiedemann zum freundlichen / Andenken gewidmet / vom / Verfasser" on paper slip attached to front pastedown; Eilhard Wiedemann. ---- Honeyman 2193; DSB IX, p.240; see also Dibner 157. - FIRST EDITION. The volume is a collection of the pioneering works of Julius Robert Mayer, one of the founders of thermodynamics. It includes his famous 'Bemerkungen über die Kräfte der unbelebten Natur' (Remarks on the Forces of Inorganic Nature) first published in Liebig's Annalen der Chemie in 1842 and not printed in book form before. Mayer was the first to state the law of the conservation of energy, one of the most fundamental tenets of modern physics. *Gustav Heinrich Wiedemann (1826-1899), professor of physics in Leipzig, publisher of the famous German journal Annalen der Physik und Chemie from 1877. In 1842, still under Poggendorff's editorship, the epoch-making first publication of Mayer had been rejected for publication in this very journal. Under the pasted dedication slip is a damaged book mark by Eilhard Wiedemann (1852-1928), a son of Gustav Wiedemann, who had been Professor of Physics in Erlangen since 1886. Attached also is an envelope at the rear pastedown with three leaves typoscript about the provenance, J. R. Mayer and the family Wiedemann. ERSTE AUSGABE. Seltenes Widmungsexemplar des Verfassers. - Der Band enthält sämtliche Pionierarbeiten Julius Robert Mayers zum ersten Hauptsatz der Thermodynamik, darunter die berühmten 'Bemerkungen über die Kräfte der unbelebten Natur', die 1842 in Liebigs 'Annalen der Chemie' erschienen waren und hier seit 1842 durch J.R.Mayer erstmalig wiederveröffentlicht sind. Montiertes Papierschild am vorderen Spiegel: 'Herrn Prof. Wiedemann zum freundlichen / Andenken gewidmet / vom / Verfasser.' Das ist Gustav Heinrich Wiedemann (1826-1899), Professor der Physik in Leipzig, der ab 1877 die renommierten Annalen der Physik und Chemie herausgegeben hatte, in denen 1842, noch unter Poggendorff, die epochemachende erste Veröffentlichung Mayers abgelehnt worden war. Unter der Widmung ein lädiertes Bucheignerschildchen von Eilhard Wiedemann (1852-1928), ein Sohn von Gustav Wiedemann, der seit 1886 Professor der Physik in Erlangen gewesen war. Montierter Briefumschlag am hinteren Spiegel mit drei Blättern Typoscript zur Provenienz, zu J.R.Mayer und zur Familie Wiedemann. - Visit our website for additional images and information. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Spirit Of St. Francis De Sales

      P. O'Shea, New York 1867 - Text is clean. Pages somewhat foxed. Cover shows wear, cloth tearing along spine, some freying at corners. Front free endpaper appears to be missing. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        POEMS AND TRANSLATIONS [ASSOCATION COPY, BELONGING TO HER SISTER, BIOGRAPHER, AND EDITOR JOSEPHINE LAZARUS]

      New York, Hurd And Houghton(1867). 1st Edition of Lazarus' first published book, expanded from a collection with the same title privately printed the year before. BAL 11484. Copy belonging to Emma Lazaraus' sister, biographer and editor, Josephine Lazarus, with Josephine's ownership signature and address neatly penned on front fly leaf in period female cursive. Attractive Period style half leather and yellow endpapers, 8vo, viii, 297 pages 20 cm. This work includes Emma Lazarus' own poems "Written between the ages of fourteen and seventeen, " as well as her "Translations from the German: Songs from Heinrich Heine. Song from Schiller. Translations from the French: Song from A. Dumas. From Victor Hugo. " Born in 1846, Josephine Lazarus' first published piece was a memorial essay on Emma, followed by a series of literary biographies of contemporary women writers. With her sister Anne, Josephine edited and published "The Poems of Emma Lazarus" (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1889) . She became involved in the Zionist movement and "In 1893, she was one of the few Jewish women invited to speak at the Congress of Religions at the World Columbian Exposition in Chicago, " publishing an expansion of these essays in "The Spirit of Judaism, " in 1895. Between 1897 and 1902 Josephine Lazarus also wrote articles for, among other periodicals, The American Hebrew, The Jewish Messenger, The New World, Outlook, Scribners, and The Maccabaean (Jewish Women's Archive, 2016; Wikipedia, 2016; Levinson, "Exiles on Main Street: Jewish American Writers and American Literary Culture, " 2008) . Also includes stamp of prominent early 20th Century Zionist attorney on front fly. Very Good Condition. An extremely attractive Association Copy of this American Jewish Women's High Point. (KH-8-4)

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        FRAMED, STUNNING ARTHUR RACKHAM SIGNED ORIGINAL PEN AND INK DRAWING

      0, 0 - ARTHUR RACKHAM ORIGINAL PEN AND INK DRAWING OF A WOODLAND SCENE SIGNED AND DATED ARTHUR RACKHAM, (ENGLISH 1867-1939) Framed Charming Detailed Pen and Ink Drawing by Arthur Rackham. The charming pastoral scene depicts a woodland, with a flowing river and several deer interspersed within rolling hills and trees. Signed by Arthur Rackham as ¿A RACKHAM 99¿, within the lower right of the inked scroll The art is in fine condition and was custom matted framed and glazed to a completed size of 15.5¿ X 14.25¿. A very unique stunning piece! A beautiful 5.5¿ x 4¿ original delicate and vibrant pen and ink drawing by Arthur Rackham depicting what appears to be a chapter header or frontis for a book. The artwork depicts an empty scroll to the front, (and another smaller scroll which include¿s Arthur Rackham¿s signature and date of ¿99 to the lower right), beautiful lavish rolling hills, ornamental trees and a spectacular flowing river. Scattered about the scene are four meandering deer (with a fifth peeking out from the back). Floated in a brand new frame with a fantastic gilt ruled mat. A truly unique piece with a wonderful presence. Framed using all archival materials and UV glass to a completed size of 15.5¿ X 14.25¿. The art is signed by Arthur Rackham as ¿A Rackham ¿99¿ lower right. Rackham¿s pieces were known for their luxurious use of color and keen attention to detail. His styles ranged easily from vivid, bright splashes of color to more muted, subtle tones. He became a member of the Royal Watercolour Society and mastered the watercolor method of painting, seen in many of his works. Many of the books Rackham illustrated include both his black and white, and color plates. Much of Rackham¿s work depicts gnomes, fairies, goblins or other creatures from mythology, folklore or fable. Whether illustrating whimsical books for children or darker matter for adults, Rackham¿s imaginative, brilliant illustration style was highly sought after and enhanced any text it accompanied. Rackham died in 1939, and now, more than 70 years after his death, his work is collectible and beloved. A very stunning piece and showcases very well. Perfect for the Rackham collector. FRAMED SIZE: 15.5¿ X 14.25¿ ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our Abe store for more original illustration artwork [Attributes: First Edition]

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        MURDER WILL OUT. The First Step in Crime Leads to the Gallows. The Horrors of Queen City. Being an Account of the Two Soldiers Who Were Executed at Old Fort Washington; And the Trials and Executions of John May ; Philip Lewis, (colored) ; John Cowan, the Murderer of his Family ; Washburn and his Associates, Davis and Hoover, the Butchers of over 30 Persons ; Byron Cooley, who killed John Rambo ; Henry Lecount ; Patrick McHugh, the Murderer of his own Wife ; and a Careful History of the Hughes Murderers, with a Precise Account of the Murder of John Brasher, the Watchman ; the Summons Massacre ; Arrison and the Infernal Machine ; Mrs. Howard, who Avenged her Own Wrongs ; Nancy Farrer, the Child Poisoner ; with a Correct Detail of Over a Hundred Other Murders which have Taken Place in this City and County.; By An Old Citizen

      Cincinnati: s.n., 1867. FIRST EDITION. Original publisher's printed pale green wrappers (chipped). 128 pp. 8vo. 8-1/4" x 5-1/2". Some general wear & soiling. A touch of foxing. Unsightly abrasion to rear wrapper, resulting in some loss. "A Book for the Family" in which are described, in the most graphic detail, over 100 murders in Cincinnati and environs. This highly curious volume represents a genuinely early American work in the literary genre now known as "True Crime," about which see especially Mark Steltzer, "True Crime: Observations on Violence and Modernism" (2007), passim. True Crime as a form of entertainment created important American pop culture icons, namely the sociopaths, the psychopath, the mass murderer, and the serial killer, all of whom are represented herein. Scarce. Sabin 19107.

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        MURDER WILL OUT. The First Step in Crime Leads to the Gallows. The Horrors of Queen City. Being an Account of the Two Soldiers Who Were Executed at Old Fort Washington; And the Trials and Executions of John May ; Philip Lewis, (colored) ; John Cowan, the Murderer of his Family ; Washburn and his Associates, Davis and Hoover, the Butchers of over 30 Persons ; Byron Cooley, who killed John Rambo ; Henry Lecount ; Patrick McHugh, the Murderer of his own Wife ; and a Careful History of the Hughes Murderers, with a Precise Account of the Murder of John Brasher, the Watchman ; the Summons Massacre ; Arrison and the Infernal Machine ; Mrs. Howard, who Avenged her Own Wrongs ; Nancy Farrer, the Child Poisoner ; with a Correct Detail of Over a Hundr

      s.n., Cincinnati 1867 - Original publisher's printed pale green wrappers (chipped). 128 pp. 8vo. 8-1/4" x 5-1/2". Some general wear & soiling. A touch of foxing. Unsightly abrasion to rear wrapper, resulting in some loss. "A Book for the Family" in which are described, in the most graphic detail, over 100 murders in Cincinnati and environs. This highly curious volume represents a genuinely early American work in the literary genre now known as "True Crime," about which see especially Mark Steltzer, "True Crime: Observations on Violence and Modernism" (2007), passim. True Crime as a form of entertainment created important American pop culture icons, namely the sociopaths, the psychopath, the mass murderer, and the serial killer, all of whom are represented herein. Scarce. Sabin 19107. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Meyer's Hand-Atlas der neuesten Erdbeschreibung in 100 Karten. Redigirt von L. Ravenstein. Neue berichtigte Ausgabe von 1867.

      Bibliographisches Institut, Hildburghausen 1867 - Folio (37 x 25 cm). Mit 100 gest., meist grenz- teils flächenkolorierten Haupt- sowie zahlr. Nebenkarten auf 100 Doppelbl. 2 Bl., XII S. OHldr. m. goldgeprägt. Deckel- u. Rückentitel. Espenhorst 3.4.1.2. - Ravensteins großer Handatlas erschien zuerst in Lieferungen und lag 1866 vollständig vor. Die vorliegende 2. Auflage, die erste mit allen Karten als Buch erschienene, enthält 12 Seiten "Statistische Erläuterungen" sowie meist das Jahr 1867, teils auch zwischen 1863 u. 1866 auf den Karten, rückseitig m. kl. Stempel numeriert. - Einband stärker berieben, Überzugslwd. etw. wellig u. fleckig. Innen stellenweise stockfleckig, meist nur im Rande, wenige kl. Randeinrisse. 3000 gr.

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        Histoire du Commerce et de la Navigation à Bordeaux, principalement sous l'Administration anglaise ( 2 Tomes - Complet ) [ Edition originale ]

      Imprimerie de J. Delmas , Féret & Fils. 2 vol. in-8 reliure de l'époque demi-basane rouge, Imprimerie de J. Delmas (Tome 1), Féret & Fils (Tome 2), Bordeaux, Bordeaux, 1867-1870, 535 ; VIII-574 pp. avec une planche dépliante Edition originale de cet ouvrage de référence. Etat très satisfaisant (petit accroc à un doc et à une coupe, bon exemplaire par ailleurs). Français

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        Letters and Journals Relating to the War of the American Revolution and the Capture of the German Troops at Saratoga

      Joel Munsell, Albany 1867 - Vellum boards and spine with ornate decorative spine in gilt. Title lettering on spine in gilt with brown shield effect background. Ex libris book plate on front paste down page of William Waldorf, Viscount Astor of Hever Castle in the County of Kent. Being one of several from the same collection of Hever/Astor family related books. Very collectable and unique book. Occasional, very mild foxing. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LETTER SIGNED (LS)

      4 Nov. 1867, Rochester - A letter of @90 words to Frederick W. Gunster on a 5" x 8" sheet of lined paper accomplished in another hand but SIGNED in full by Douglass. In full: "Your favor of the 30th of Oct. has reached me. Absence from home is my apology for delay. You give me the choice of any evening between the 20th and 30th of Nov. inclusive. The best I can do is to give you Monday evening the 25th of Nov. Regarding the limits set for me as final I have placed Scranton on my list for that evening." Throughout 1867 Douglass canvassed New England, the Midwest, and the mid-Atlantic states in a grueling campaign to muster white voter support against the Andrew Johnson administration's sluggish attempts at black enfranchisement. On the 25th and 26th of November, Douglass was Gunster's guest, reportedly telling Scrantonites in no uncertain terms that there was little advantage in emancipation under Andrew Johnson. Whether black Americans would continue to bear the inherent burdens of citizenship without impartial suffrage would be decided at the polls the following November when Ulysses S. Grant, carrying 26 states to opponent Horatio Seymour's 8, privately sighed, "I am afraid I am elected." Normal creases from folding; slight foxing. Near Fine [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Dom vom unvollendeten Südturm gesehen ('Dom zu Coeln vor dem Beginne seines Herstellungsbaues im Jahre 1824. Vereins-Gedenkblatt für das Jahr 1866. Zur Erinnerung an das 25 jährige Jubilaeum des Central-Dombau-Vereins zu Coeln am 4. September 1867').

      - gouachierter u. eiweißgehöhter Stahlstich v. Carl Mayer in Nürnberg n. W. v. Abbema in Düsseldorf, 1867, 33,5 x 25,5

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        HISTORY OF THE NAVY DURING THE REBELLION

      1867. Fine. THE RISE OF THE IRONCLAD BOYNTON, Charles B. THE HISTORY OF THE NAVY DURING THE REBELLION. New York: Appleton and Company, 1867-68. 8vo. pp.576; 579. 29 plates (19 b/w; 10 color) lithographs. Three-quarter dark brown leather over marbled paper covered boards stamped in gilt to spine. A history of the Union Navy during civil war, detailing important battles, strategy as well technical developments. Light wear to extremities. A near fine set. (Sabin, 7149)

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        [Don Carlos]. Don Carlo Opera in cinque Atti Parole di Méry e Camillo du Locle... Rappresentata per la prima volta a Parigi sul teatro Imperiale dell' Opéra l'11 Marzo 1867 Traduzione Italiana di Achille de Lauzières Riduzioni per Canto e Pianoforte di Vauthrot e G. Ricordi Fr. 60. [Piano-vocal score]

      Milano: Tito di Gio. Ricordi [PNs 40551-40588], 1867. First Complete Italian Edition of the first version of the opera. Hopkinson 61A(f). Chusid p. 50. Don Carlos, to a libretto by Joseph Méry and Camille du Locle after Friedrich von Schiller's dramatic poem Don Carlos Infant von Spanien, was first performed in Paris at the Opéra on March 11, 1867. "Don Carlos has of late become one of the best-loved and most respected of Verdi's operas... Verdi dedicated to the work some of his greatest dramatic music. One need think only of the magnificent series of confrontational duets that form such a great part of the drama... several of these break decisively with traditional models, forging for themselves a vital new relationship between musical and dramatic progress. It is for such moments that Don Carlos will be remembered and treasured." Roger Parker in Grove Music Online.. Folio. Black calf-backed cloth boards, titling gilt to spine, with original publisher's light yellow illustrated upper wrapper with a scene from the opera bound in. 1f. (decorative half-title printed in red and blue), 1f. (bust-length lithographic frontispiece portrait of Verdi by Ed. Sonzogno after G. Gonin), 1f. (recto title printed in red and blue, verso blank), 1f. (recto named cast list, verso table of contents with plate and page numbers), 5-386 pp. Each number with its own plate number, price, and secondary pagination. Lithographed. Named cast includes Obin, Morère, Faure, David, Castelmary, Sass, Cueymard, Levielly, Dominique, Gaspard, Mermant, and Levielly for the Paris performance and Capponi, Stigelli, Cotogni, L. Rossi, Milesi, Stolz, Fricci, Bruzzone, Casarini, and Fricci for the Bologna performance. Blindstamp of Tito Ricordi ("T.R."), dated March [18]68, to upper wrapper and initial leaves. With a printed dedication "Al caro Amico Cav. Angelo Mariani L'Editore Tito Ricordi" to title. Handstamp of an Udine vendor, Luigi Berletti, to lower margin of wrapper, half-title, and title. Binding slightly worn, stained, rubbed, and bumped; split at upper hinge. Scattered light foxing and staining, heavier to endpapers and preliminary leaves; tear to lower portion of pp. 137-138 repaired. A very good copy overall.

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        City of Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand

      Artist: Anonymus ; issued in: London; date: ca 1867 - - technic: Wood engraving; - colorit: colored; - condition: Lower margin enlarged; - size (in cm): 17 x 104; - description: Splendour- fully panorama view of the city Dunedin

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        Deutsches Paukbuch.

      Jena , Friedrich Mauke, 1867. - 88 SS. Mit 6 Tafeln mit getönten, lithographischen Darstellungen von Paukszenen. Folio. Mit hs. Kant-Zitat als Motto unter der gedr. Widmung.

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        SECTIONAL MAP OF THE SURVEYED PORTION OF MINNESOTA AND THE NORTH WESTERN PART OF WISCONSIN.

      St. Paul: J.S. Sewall, [copyrighted 1857, but ca. 1867]. - Folding color map, 32 3/4 x 24 1/2 inches. Folding into original 16mo. cloth covers, stamped in blind and gilt. Covers edgeworn, cloth faded. Minor separations at cross-folds. Very good. The Thomas W. Streeter copy of a rare early map of Minnesota. Like other Minnesota maps of this period, the present map is most valuable for showing nascent development along the northern shore of Lake Superior. Much of northern Minnesota appears sparsely-occupied. The coloring is restrained and quite lovely in this copy. "A beautiful map, showing the country in great detail" - Eberstadt. The map was engraved by C.A. Swett of Boston, and published by Sewall in St. Paul. It was apparently available from agents for quite some time after its initial 1857 publication date; the front pastedown of this copy bears an ad for agents D.D. Merrill, Randall & Co., dated St. Paul July 1, 1867, noting that it is available for $1.25. This issue of the map was apparently updated some time after 1862, as it shows that the name of Toombs County (named after Georgia Congressman and future Confederate General Robert Toombs) has been changed to Andy Johnson County, named after Andrew Johnson. The county name was changed yet again, after Johnson's impeachment in 1868, to Wilkin County. STREETER SALE 3928 (this copy). CHECKLIST OF THE PRINTED MAPS OF THE MIDDLE WEST (MINNESOTA) 0715. EBERSTADT 107:265. GRAFF 3735. RUMSEY 2381 (another ed). PHILLIPS MAPS, p.433 (another ed).

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        On the Theory of the Maintenance of Electric Currents by Mechanical Work without the use of Permanent Magnets,' pp. 397-402 in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Vol. XV, No. 91, March, 1867. [Offered with:] SIEMENS, Carl Wilhelm. 'On the Conversion of Dynamical into Electrical Force without the aid of Permanent Magnetism,' pp. 367-369 [and:] WHEATSTONE, Charles. 'On the Augmentation of the Power of a Magnet by the reaction theron of Current induced by the Magnet itself,' pp. 369-372 in ibid., Vol. XV, No. 90, February, 1867.

      [London:]: Taylor and Francis, [1867]. First edition, in the very rare original printed wrappers, of the first practical designs for a dynamo, made independently and almost simultaneously by Siemens and Wheatstone. Maxwell attended the February 1867 meeting of the Royal Society at which both papers were read, and he immediately worked out a theoretical analysis of the machines, which was published in the next number of the Proceedings (also offered here). "Siemens' invention of the self-excited generator made possible a "second industrial revolution" characterized by the use of electrical energy in transportation, lightning and especially factory production. Siemens's discovery replaced the inefficient steel magnets of the first generators with electromagnets, and allowed the harnessing of water or stream turbines to produce large amounts of electricity inexpensively. Paving the way for modern electric power technology, Werner [Siemens] obtained patent ... and secured a major position for his firm in the age of electricity" (Feldenkirchen, Werner Von Siemens: Inventor and International Entrepreneur, p. 87). The main difference between the two proposals was that in the Siemens design the armature was in series with the rotor, but in Wheatstone's design it was in parallel. "Other inventors and scientists discovered the dynamo principle at about the same time; but Siemens foresaw the consequences of his "dynamo" for heavy-current, or power, uses and developed practical applications. His company pioneered in using electricity for streetcars and mine locomotives, in electrolysis, and in central generating stations" (DSB). The papers of Siemens and Wheatstone are here accompanied by "the pregnant, but almost totally forgotten, little paper in which Clerk Maxwell laid down a theory for self-exciting machines" (Silvanus P. Thompson, Dynamo-electric Machinery (1892), p. 20). Indeed, Maxwell's 'little paper' was surprisingly omitted from the recent edition of his collected papers (edited by P. M. Harman, 2002), although it was included in the first collected edition (edited by W. D. Niven, 1890). This was not the only occasion on which an invention of Siemens' stimulated Maxwell: his 1868 paper 'On governors,' which founded the subject of cybernetics, was written as an analysis of the 'hydraulic-brake governor' devised by Siemens. The first electric generators were developed in the early 1830s by Michael Faraday (1791-1867), Anyos Jedlik (1800-95) and Hippolyte Pixii (1808-35), among others. None of those, however, achieved any practical significance and it was not until Henry Wilde (1833-1919), in the early 1860s, developed and patented the dynamo-electric machine, or self-energising dynamo, that it received any attention outside the community of physicists. Wilde's dynamo replaced the permanent magnets of previous designs with electro-magnets and in so doing reached an enormous increase in power. The construction of the machine was considered nothing less than remarkable - not just because of its practical use, but also due to Wilde's fondness for spectacular demonstrations, such as the ability of his machine to cause iron bars to melt, which he did not hesitate to show journalists, colleagues or anyone showing an interest in his invention. It was, however, not until the German brothers Ernest Werner and Charles William Siemens developed their "dynamo-electric machine" - and thereby coining the word "dynamo" - that the potential of the generator was fully exploited. The Siemens dynamo was in all respects an immense leap forward and as opposed to the Wilde dynamo it was marketable. It could produce a steady and stable current, did not demand much maintenance and was easy to implement in factory production which consequently resulted in fierce competition to copy it. "The world's most efficient dynamo with respect to producing electric current was the one that E. Werner and C. William Siemens, brothers working in Germany and England, respectively had patented. ... Menlo Park (Thomas Edison's township) obtained a copy of the Siemens dynamo patent, but they were utterly unable to figure out how the Germans put the thing together. As Edison wrote to [Edward] Johnson, they "worked three days and nights on Siemens' patent to figure out how the devil he connected up his armature and we never succeeded in doing it"" (McPartland, Almost Edison: How William Sawyer and Others Lost the Race to Electrification, p. 122). Siemens' discovery of the dynamo principle was first announced to the Berlin Academy of Sciences in January 1867, but it was not published in German until 1868 ('Über die Umwandlungskraft von Arbeitskraft in elektrischen Strom ohne Anwendung permanente Magnete,' in Monatsberichte der Königlichen Preußischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin). Siemens and Wheatstone read their papers to the Royal Society on the same day in February 1867, but Siemens' paper is dated February 4, while that of Wheatstone is dated February 14. Maxwell's paper was received on February 28, 1867 and read on March 14. The engineer and entrepreneur Carl Wilhelm Siemens (1823-83) was born near Hanover but settled in London in 1844, becoming a British subject in 1859. Beginning in 1850, he acted as English agent for Siemens & Halske of Berlin, the firm of his brother Ernst Werner (1816-92), a connection he maintained until 1858, when he became managing partner of the separate London firm founded under the same name. He was knighted a few months before his death. Sir Charles Wheatstone (1802-75) was appointed professor of experimental philosophy at King's College, London, in 1834, and became a Fellow of the Royal Society two years later. He was responsible for many inventions and scientific discoveries in the Victorian era, notable the electric telegraph and the 'Wheatstone bridge,' a device for measuring electrical resistance. The first dynamo constructed by Wheatstone is still in the museum at King's. James Clerk Maxwell (1831-79), widely regarded as the greatest theoretical physicist of the nineteenth century, was a colleague of Wheatstone's at King's from 1860 to 1865. This was probably the most productive period of Maxwell's career, during which he developed his 'dynamical theory of the electromagnetic field' (1865). Wheeler Gift 3562 [Siemens] ("This paper is remarkable for the introduction of the cumulative principle in the generation of the powerful currents"; 3570 [Wheatstone] ("The cumulative principle in the production of powerful currents clearly enunciated"); 3553 [Maxwell] ("The mathematical theory of dynamo-machines"). See Otto Mahr, Die Entstehung der Dynamomaschine (1941), pp. 129-49. 8vo (218 x 140 mm), pp. 355-389 [No. 90]; 389-416 [No. 91]. Original printed wrappers (no. 91 partly unopened). Both issues in fine condition.

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        Military Commission, Proceedings in the Case of the United States.

      1867 - Reconstruction-Era Case Involving the Murder of an African-American Accused of Raping a White Woman [Trial]. McRae, Duncan G. [et al.], Defendants. Military Commission: Proceedings in the Case of the United States Against Duncan G. McRae, William J. Tolar, David Watkins, Samuel Phillips and Thomas Powers, For the Murder of Archibald Beebee at Fayetteville, North Carolina, On the 11th day of February 1867: Together with the Argument of Ed. Graham Haywood, Special Judge Advocate, In Reply to the Several Arguments of the Counsel for the Defence. Raleigh, NC: Published for Robert Avery, U.S.A., Judge Advocate, 1867. iii, [i], 398 pp. Main text in parallel columns. Octavo (8-3/4" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary sheep, blind rules to boards, raised bands and lettering pieces to spine. Moderate rubbing and a few minor scuffs and stains, tiny fragment of newspaper affixed to front board, joints starting at ends, corners somewhat worn, hinges partially cracked, light browning and occasional light foxing to text. $950. * Only edition. In this Reconstruction-Era case, the prosecution claimed that the defendants murdered Archibald Beebee, an African-American man who allegedly raped a white woman, while in custody. Arguing for the prosecution, Haywood urged the military commission to convict the accused. After the preliminary hearing at the court house, a mob overcame the sheriff and his deputies and Beebee was "killed then and there.by means of a leaden bullet, shot from a pistol, held in the hands of someone who was in that crowd." Haywood, who noted the overwhelming public disapproval of his position, denounced the "evil passions" of the mob, reflected in the defense counsel's approval of the notion that "when crimes of the nature of that charged against Beebee, were attempted--the populace stood ready to redress them by violence." McDade, The Annals of Murder 94. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Alice's Adventures In Wonderland. With forty-two illustrations by John Tenniel.

      London: Macmillan & Co., 1867 - Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in red morocco, titles and "Alice" motifs to spine gilt, raised bands, rule to boards gilt, "Alice" devices to boards, inner dentelles gilt, gilt edges. Some occasional mild foxing and browning, an excellent copy. Illustrated by John Tenniel. Third edition of Alice in a fine binding. First published in 1865. Madan and Green p.29

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        Autograph Letter Signed ("JFW Herschel"), to General P-, introducing his son

      Collingwood [House, Hawkhurst], 1867. 3 pp. Very Good, old folds. 3 pp. Reading in part: "This will be handed to you by my son Lieut. John Herschel R[oyal] B[engal] E[ngineers] ... who is very desirous of an introduction to you...." Herschel also regrets that he will not be able to attend a soiree, for "my state of health is such as to preclude altogether my coming up to London." In addition to being a military engineer and surveyor, the younger John Herschel (1837-1921) was, like his father and grandfather, a noted astronomer.

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        Madagascar Revisited, Describing the Events of a New Reign and the Revolution which followed; setting forth also the Persecutions endured by the Christians, and their Heroic Sufferings, with Notices of the Present State and Prospects of the People.

      London: John Murray, 1867 - Large octavo. Original brown cloth, gilt-lettered spine, blind panels to boards enclosing ox vignette to front, green coated endpapers. Housed in a custom blue cloth slipcase. Contemporary ownership signature (R. M. Fitzgerald, dated 1867) to head of title. Scattered light cockling to cloth. An exceptionally bright copy. Engraved frontispiece with tissue guard, 12 plates, folding map of Antananarivo. First and only edition, a superlative copy from the celebrated travel collection of Franklin Brooke-Hitching, with his pencilled initials to the half-title. Ellis (1794-1872) joined the London Missionary Society in 1814 and worked in Tahiti and Hawaii before his attention turned to Madagascar following Queen Ranavalona's suppression of Christianity there in 1835. He visited the island several times and published an important account of his travels, Three Visits to Madagascar, in 1858. "Following Queen Ranavalona's death in 1861 the passionately pro-European new king, Radama II, granted liberty of conscience to all his subjects [and] Ellis readily agreed to oversee the rehabilitation of LMS missions on the island. Reaching the capital in May 1862 he fearlessly&#151;perhaps rashly&#151;plunged into the court intrigues which swirled around the new monarch Just as Ellis thought he might be on the brink of converting the king to the Christian faith, Radama was attacked and apparently killed by his own troops. French Catholic missionaries believed Ellis had plotted to bring about the coup and the report was relayed to London Not long after Radama's widow was installed as queen, the capital was shaken by the rumour that the king had survived the attempted assassination and was hiding in the countryside Ellis was drawn into an attempt to make contact with the king, an act which laid him open to further charges of political meddling. At this point he sagely withdrew from court circles, content to accept the repeal of all anti-Christian decrees. Ellis's public account of his mission, Madagascar Revisited (1867), led to his election as a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and a busy life as a lecturer" (ODNB). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        L' illustrazione universale 1867 - 1868

      Sonzogno editore, 1867. ITALIANO 2,45 Volume rilegato in mezza pelle, con piatto marmorizzato. Titolo in oro al dorso, in tassello nero con cornici dorate. Pagine in buono stato, ricche di illustrazioni in nero, nel testo e fuori. Alcune pagine distaccate dal volume. USATO

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        The Nile Tributaries of Abyssinia,

      London: Macmillan and Co.,, 1867. And the Sword Hunters of the Hamran Arabs. Large octavo. Original blue cloth, titles and giraffe motif gilt to spine, two-line frame enclosing hunting scene vignette gilt to front board gilt, blind frames to rear board, brown coated endpapers, all edges untrimmed, binder's ticket (Burn) to rear pastedown. Engraved portrait frontispiece, 22 plates, 2 maps of which one folding. Spine slightly darkened and rolled, extremities lightly rubbed and bumped, mild scattered cockling and a few small markings to cloth, a few spots to title page, sig G coming loose at head but held firmly by lower cords. Overall a very good, unrestored copy of a book vulnerable to wear owing to the heavy text-block. First edition of Baker's second account of the 1861-5 Nile expedition, "a classic of exploration and big game hunting" (Czech), expanding on The Albert N'yanza, published the previous year. The Nile Tributaries describes the fourteen months Baker spent exploring in Abyssinia between April 1861 and June 1862. He established his headquarters at Sofi on the banks of the Atbara and spent five months exploring the Setit, one of its tributaries, stalking giraffe, hippopotamus, elephant, baboon, lion and buffalo, often in the company of the Hamran Arabs. He then continued along the Rehad to its confluence with the Blue Nile, travelling thence to Khartoum. "Sir Roderick Murchison, president of the Royal Geographical Society, acknowledged the importance of Baker's explorations and his discovery that the Nile sediment was due to the Abyssinian tributaries. Additionally, Baker gained experience as an African explorer, mastered Arabic, and learned to use the astronomical instruments which were vital for determining geographical locations" (ODNB). Provenance: bookplate of Sir Thomas George Fermor Hesketh, 7th Baronet of Rufford (1849-1924) to the front pastedown, together with the shelf-mark label of his celebrated family library at Easton Neston, and the recent monogrammed book label of travel collector Humphrey Winterton; Fermor-Hesketh had an occasional military career in which he served briefly as ADC to Redvers Buller in the Anglo-Zulu War, seeing action at Ulundi.

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        HAWAII & FRENCH POLYNESIA IN 1850s] Ocherki Perom i Karandashom iz Krugosvetnogo Plavaniya v 1857, 1858, 1859 i 1860 godakh [i.e. Sketches in Pen and Pencil from the Circumnavigation in 1857, 1858, 1859 and 1860]

      M.O. Wolf, St. Petersburg 1867 - 2nd corrected ed. [6], 592 pp. 24,5x18 cm. With a lithographed title page and twenty-three tinted lithographed plates (complete). Modern (period style) gilt tooled half leather. Half title with a minor repair of blank lower corner, a few minor stains of blank fore edge, otherwise a very good copy. Rare early Russian travel account of a voyage to the Cape of Good Hope, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, Hawaii, Tahiti, Moorea and other places written by a doctor of naval clipper ''Plastun'', which went on a circumnavigation in 1857-1860. ''Plastun'' was a part of a group of Russian propeller driven naval ships which were sent to visit the newly acquired Russian territories in the Far East (annexed with the signing of the Russian-Chinese Treaty of Aigun in 1858) and to establish Russian presence in Chinese and Japanese ports. On board of the ''Plastun'' Vysheslavtsev called at Atlantic Islands (Cape Verde, Ascension Island and others), rounded Cape of Good Hope, visited Singapore, Hong Kong, several bays of the new Russian Amur region, Vladivostok and Nikolayevsk; spent almost a year in Japan, and returned to Kronstadt via Hawaii, Tahiti, Strait of Magellan, Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro. Separate chapters of the future book - essays about Cape of Good Hope, Atlantic Ocean, Hong Kong, Edo and others - were printed in the Russky Vestnik magazine in 1858-1860, under the general title ''Letters from clipper Plastun''. In 1862 the complete travel account was published by the Russian Naval Ministry which was in charge of publication of a number of important Russian expedition accounts in the 1800-1840s (voyages by Sarychev, Krusenstern and Lisyansky, Golovnin, Kotzebue, Luetke, Bellingshausen, Wrangel, and others). Vysheslavtsev's book was meant to continue the tradition of publication of Russian expedition accounts, especially because he not only wrote the text of the travel account, but also created a series of vivid sketches depicting landscapes and native people of the exotic destinations. The original sketches were redrawn to be printed as lithographs in the renowned Saint Petersburg lithograph printing house of Paul Petit; the artists in charge were the students of the Imperial Academy of Arts, including young Ivan Shishkin and Vasily Vereshchagin - future famous Russian artists. Our second edition of the book was issued five years later by a major publisher Mauritius Wolf, this publication included twenty-three lithographed plates (the same amount as in the Russian State Library copy) and is complete, although the title page calls for twenty-seven, like in the first edition. The completeness is confirmed by Forbes 2773. Among the illustrations are views of the Ascension Island, Whampoa, Hakodate, several bays in the Russian Far East, Magellan Strait, embankment in Rio de Janeiro; portraits of the natives from the Cape of Good Hope, Singapore, Gilyaks from the Amur Region, Japanese in Edo and Hakodate, and others. The 'Pacific' plates include views of Oahu Island, Pali (Oahu), two group portraits of Tahitian girls and the 'kanakas' (meant as native people of the Pacific islands), Fautaua waterfall (Tahiti), portrait of a New Caledonian on Tahiti, and three different views of the Papetoai Bay (Moorea). Chapter 7 of the account titled ''The Pacific'' contains a captivating description of the visit to Honolulu: city description, Diamond Hill, local society, funerals of a king's nephew, local police, public prosecution, Waikiki village, Nuuanu Pali lookout, hula hula dance, personality of Kamehameha IV who received the officers of the Russian squadron in his palace; 'Tahitian' part talks about Papeete and environs, history of discovery and colonisation of the island, king Pomare I, breadfruit trees, Papeuriri, local school, Fautaua waterfall, Moorea, introduction to the queen Pomare IV, and others. «Vysheslavitsev was both observant and adept at recording his impressions., a second edition was published in 1867; see No. 2773. Both edit [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Upton's Infantry Tactics, Double and Single Rank: Adapted to American Topograph and Improved Fire-Arms

      EMORY UPTONVery rare copy from the personal library of Ulysses S. Grant, inscribed to him by General Upton!Book inscribed and signed: "To/General Grant/with the compliments/of the/Author -" on flyleaf, 392 p, 3¾x5½ hardcover, Upton's Infantry Tactics, Double and Single Rank: Adapted to American Topograph and Improved Fire-Arms", D. Appleton & Co., New York, 1867. UPTON (1839-1881) graduated from West Point in May 1861 and was assigned to train the green federal troops around Washington. He distinguished himself in the battles of Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, and especially the "Bloody Angle" at Spotsylvania (May 10, 1864), rising to the rank of Brevet Major General. His postwar assignments included Commandant of Cadets at West Point (1970-1975). He authored numerous, influential military treatises. GRANT, Upton's Commander during the Spotsylvania campaign, was elected President in 1868, the year after this book was published. Flyleaf slightly soiled. Fine condition.

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        HISTORY OF THE NAVY DURING THE REBELLION

      1867 - THE RISE OF THE IRONCLAD BOYNTON, Charles B. THE HISTORY OF THE NAVY DURING THE REBELLION. New York: Appleton and Company, 1867-68. 8vo. pp.576; 579. 29 plates (19 b/w; 10 color) lithographs. Three-quarter dark brown leather over marbled paper covered boards stamped in gilt to spine. A history of the Union Navy during civil war, detailing important battles, strategy as well technical developments. Light wear to extremities. A near fine set. (Sabin, 7149)

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        The Correspondence Of King George The Third [ III ] With Lord North From 1768 To 1783 In Two Volumes, vol. I and II

      John Murray, London 1867 - 307, 452 p. + catalogue 32, 32 p. Bookplate of the Fraser Institute on front pastedown. Wear to publisher's binding reinforced, for II, to spine with tape. Spine detached and incomplete (I). Book broken p. 128-129 (I). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mayen Wells Halfway to Senafe

      Original sepia watercolour, c. 14" x 18". Very good, at present framed and glazed. October,

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        Das Schweizerland in Bild und Wort. Dargestellt in malerischen Original-Ansichten und von verschiedenen Künstlern in Stahl gestochen. Mit geschichtlich-, topo- und orographisch-physikalisch- und ehtnographisch-erläuternden Texten. [Auf de gestochenen Titelbl. zusätzlich: La Suisse illustrée]. [1. u. 2. Hälfte in 2 Bden.].

      Basel, Chr. Krüsi, [1867] 4°, 1. Hälfte: gest. Frontispiz, gest. Titelbl., Schmutztitel, Titelbl., 1 Bl. Vorwort, Spalten 1 - 464, 90 gest. Taf.; 2. Hälfte: gest. Frontispiz, gest. Titelbl., Titelbl., Spalten 465 - 926, 64 gest. Taf., Priv.-Lwd. m. (Gold-)Präg., Kapitale u. (Rücken-)Kanten tlw. läd. (m. Lwd.-Verlusten, schiefgelesen, Papier tlw. etw. gebräunt bzw. min. stockfl.; allg. gutes Ex.Versand D: 20,00 EUR Helvetica - Allgemein Illustr. Bücher - Originalgrafik

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1867 - 1867 Original Wisden in Very Good Condition

      1867. As far as I am aware, this is the first 1867 in original covers to be offered on this site. The book itself is in excellent condition. The front and rear wrappers are very slightly darkened and with the odd mark as can be seen from the photographs. The wrappers are entirely complete without any chips or loss. There is a small closed tear to the front wrapper which has not resulted in any loss at all. Internally, the book is in fabulous condition for it's age. The pages are clean, original and unmarked. The book has had no restoration whatsoever. It is very rare to find a book of this age in entirely original condition with it's original wrappers. A super copy. We also have fabulous copies for 1864 and 1868 in original wrappers which we hope to list shortly.

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        Chronik des ehemaligen Reichsstiftes Kaisersheim (Kaisheim) nebst einer Beschreibung der Kirche.

      Nördlingen C H Beck 1867 - VIII, 280 S. Mit 7 gefalteten lithographischen Tafeln. 8° (20,5 x 14 cm). Pappe der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückenschild. Erste Ausgabe. - Die erste umfassende Chronik von Kloster Kaisheim, verfaßt vom Kaisheimer Pfarrer. - Das vorliegende Exemplar mit der meist fehlenden schönen Gesamtansicht von Kaisheim, dazu am Ende sechs Tafeln (nicht nur fünf, wie auf dem Titel verlangt) zur Baubeschreibung der Kirche: Grundriß, Seitenansicht, Epitaphe und Statuen (Tafeln 3 und 4), Kapitelle und Details, Blick auf die Kirche von der Chorseite (alle Tafeln wurde lithographiert "in der Strafanstalt Kaisheim"). - Etwas stockfleckig, Titel gestempelt und im oberen Rand mit zeitgenössischem Vermerk (demnach Geschenk von A. W. Endres, Schaidlers Nachfolger in Kaisheim), Vorsatz geknickt und mit Besitzvermerk. Einband gering berieben, unterer Rücken mit altem Papieretikett. *Lentner 8406: "Selten!". Verlagskatalog C. H. Beck, 314 (nur 6 Tafeln). Gewicht (Gramm): 400 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Don Carlo Opera in cinque Atti Parole di Méry e Camillo du Locle... Rappresentata per la prima volta a Parigi sul teatro Imperiale dell' Opéra l'11 Marzo 1867 Traduzione Italiana di Achille de Lauzières Riduzioni per... Canto e Pianoforte Edizione di lusso in carta distinta con ritratto dell Autore e colle scene dell Opéra disegnati da G. Gonin Fr. 80. [Piano-vocal score]

      Milano: Regio Stabilimento Tito di Gio. Ricordi [PNs 40551-40588], 1867. Deluxe Edition of the first complete Italian edition of the first version of the opera, distinguished by having been printed on heavier paper and the presence of the 8 illustrative plates. Scarce. Hopkinson 61A(g). Don Carlos, to a libretto by Joseph Méry and Camille du Locle after Friedrich von Schiller's dramatic poem Don Carlos Infant von Spanien, was first performed in Parisat the Opéra on March 11, 1867. "Don Carlos has of late become one of the best-loved and most respected of Verdi's operas... Verdi dedicated to the work some of his greatest dramatic music. One need think only of the magnificent series of confrontational duets that form such a great part of the drama... several of these break decisively with traditional models, forging for themselves a vital new relationship between musical and dramatic progress. It is for such moments that Don Carlos will be remembered and treasured." Roger Parker in Grove Music Online.. Large folio (ca. 16-1/4" x 11-1/2"). Original publisher's full dark brown morocco with decoratively blind-tooled boards with titling gilt to upper, raised bands on spine. 1f. (lithographic illustration of a scene from the opera), 1f. (half-title and dedication in gold and sepia), 1f. (fine bust-length lithographic portrait of the composer by Ed. Sonzogno after G. Gonin), 1f. (title), 1f. (recto named cast list for the first performance, vero table of contents with plate and page numbers), 386 pp. + 8 full-page lithographic plates illustrating scenes from the opera by G. Gonin. Music engraved. Named cast includes Obin, Morère, Faure, David, Castelmary, Sass, Gueymard, Levielly, Dominique, Gaspard, Mermant, and Levielly. Binding somewhat worn and rubbed, corners bumped; endpapers stained at inner margins and slightly dampstained overall. Margins slightly foxed; occasional stains. An attractive, wide-margined copy overall.

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