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        "Dorf Splügen" originales Aquarell ca.48x35cm; signiert, betitelt und bezeichnet "München" um 1890 [Das stimmungsvolle Blatt wurde im alten zeitgenössischen Rahmen (66,5x52,5cm) fachmännisch unter säurefreiem Passepartout hinter Glas gerahmt.]

      . Der Künstler war der Sohn des Malers Johann Georg Christian Perlberg. 1868 bis 1875 erhielt er seine Ausbildung an der Nürnberger Kunstgewerbeschule und in Paris. Anschließend unternahm er mehrere Orientreisen. Perlberg war als Architektur- und Landschaftsmaler tätig..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
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        Fragmente oder kurze Aufsätze im Stammbuche zu gebrauchen. Aus empfindsamen Schriften gesammelt und aufgesetzet von Carl Friedrich Zeise. Aus Altona. - [Manuskript]. -

      . 89 (1) Seiten, geschrieben in schwarzer Tinte, marmorierter Ppbd. der Zeit, 16 cm. Der Apotheker Carl Friedrich Zeise aus Altona war Ururgroßvater von Theodor Zeise, dem Gründer der Altonaer Schiffsschraubenfabrik Zeise (vgl. Alberti, 1868: 2, 2432). - Das Manuskript ist datiert "Hannover. d. 4. Febr: Ao: 1778". - Einband berieben und bestoßen und mit Rissen des Überzugspapiers, Schnitt gering fleckig, sonst und insgesamt gutes Exemplar..

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        The Grammar of Ornament

      Bernard Quaritch, London 1868 - 157 pages in text. Folio, 34 x 25 cm. 100 plates, many are brilliant chromolithographs, numerous black and white illustrations in the text. Originally published 1856 in a folio edition this classic work on the history of ornament covers design areas from the earliest time period to date: Primitive, Egyptian, Assyrian/Persian, Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Arabian, Turkish, Moresque, Indian, Hindoo, Chinese, Celtic, Medieval, Renaissance, Elizabethan, Italian and Leaves and Flowers from Nature. ARNTZEN/RAINWATER P72. "A splendid corpus of historic ornament from all over the world; first produced during the Arts and Crafts movement in England. Illustrates the scientific study of color and theory of the geometric construction of ornament. The beautiful chromolithographs are still used by designers." Modest surface rubbing, nick backstrip head, chip to free front endpaper, tight, clean copy. Three quarter brown morocco and cloth, marbled endpapers, matching edges. Very good [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        Joss House on Black Rock, East Point, Hong Kong.

      HONG KONG 1868 - Albumen print, card mount. 8 ¾ x 11 ¾. This is an excellent early photograph of Lin Fa Kung Temple by William Pryor Floyd. A survey of Floyd?s photographs in the China Mail of August 8, 1868 highlighted this photograph as ?one of the most noteworthy of Floyd?s views of native Chinese architecture.? The Lin Fa Kung Temple was built as a worship place for Kwan Yin, also known as Kwun Yam, the goddess of mercy during the Qing Dynasty in the southeast area of Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. Legend says that Kwun Yam was once seen presenting herself on Lotus Rock so worshippers built the temple near the rock to praise the goddess of mercy. Traditional festivals still take place at the Lin Fa Kung Temple including the Zhongqiu Festival. In the 19th century the people of Tai Hang began preforming the spectacular ?Fire Dragon Dance? during the festival to end a run of misfortune afflicting their village. To this day the tradition continues. A huge dragon made from straw and covered with burning incense sticks dances for three days and three nights accompanied by drummers and firecrackers. This is a superb early photograph of one of Hong Kong?s prized temples before unique architectural elements were lost during renovations.

      [Bookseller: 19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop]
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      London. 1868.. London. 1868.. 28pp. Original printed wrappers. Contemporary ownership inscription at top of front cover. Minor wear and soiling to covers. Internally clean. Very good. An examination of the brutal, and sometimes even fatal, consequences suffered by a group of North Carolina Quakers who refused to join the Confederate Army. The stories of a number of Friends are told, all of them bad. Some Moravians suffered similar fates. Rare.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Les Modes Parisiennes Illustrees. Journal de la bonne compagnie. 1868

      Paris, Chez le successeur d'Aubert, 1868,. OHLwd., mit Rückengoldprägung. 624 Seiten. 20 x 27 cm. 46 farbige Lithographien und 1 gefaltete s/w. Stempel auf d. Titelseite. Einband hat 2 Ecke abgerieben, sonst sehr gut erhalten, innen leicht braunfleckig, sonst auch sehr gut..

      [Bookseller: Antikvariát Valentinská]
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        Belvedere, Carriacou, 1875.

      ,. Watercolour on heavy paper. Small stain at top right. 17 x 8" Described as being St Vincent I believe this is Belvedere Estate on Carriacou. Elinor Lascelles married Cecil Thomas Crisp Molineux Montgomerie in 1868. The Molineux Montgomerie family were plantation owners in the West Indies, and the newly-married couple travelled frequently between their West Indian estates and their estate in Garboldisham, Norfolk.

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        THE RAILWAYS OF INDIA: With an Account of Their Rise, Progess, and Construction. Written With the Aid of the Records of the India Office

      E. & F.N. Spon 1868. . E. & F.N. Spon 1868. . 1st Ed. xv + 384pp. Mounted photographic port. frontis., 2 diagrams, folding map. Some very light browning, original gilt lettered cloth, badly spotted, spine sl. bumped. The author was Deputy Consulting Engineer for Railways to the Government of Bengal. He had access to the records of the India Office, the East Indian Railway Company and the Reports and Letters of the Chief Engineers, a well as numerous contemporary publications pamphlets etc. US$2800

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        Handbuch der theoretischen und clinischen Percussion und Auscultation.

      Erlangen: Enke, 1868.. XII, 246 S. Pappband der Zeit.. Einband berieben und bestossen, papierbedingt gebräunt. Bibliotheksexemplar mit Stempeln. - Geschichte der Percussion und Auscultation -- Die Lehre von der Percussion. -- Theorie der Percussion. -- Theorie von Williams; Mazonn; Hoppe; Skoda; Wintrich -- Williams'scher Trachealton -- Clinik der Percussion -- Percussionszeichen erster Ordnung -- Pathologische Percussionszeichen erster Ordnung -- Corollarien -- Persussionszeichen zweiter Ordnung. -- Percussionszeichen dritter Ordnung. -- Epicrise -- Casuistik.

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        Souvenirs of Ceylon: A Series of One Hundred and Twenty Illustrations of the Varied Coast, River, and Mountain Scenery of the Beautiful “Eden of the Eastern Wave.”... with a Descriptive Introduction by... Proprietor of the “Ceylon Observer,”

      Columbo: A.M. Ferguson, “Observer” Office [and] London: J. Haddon, 1868. . Columbo: A.M. Ferguson, “Observer” Office [and] London: J. Haddon, 1868. . First edition. Oblong 8vo. 269, (3) pp. Publisher’s blindstamped dark green cloth, gilt lettered to the spine and upper board, all edges gilt. Colour frontispiece plus 119 black and white wood engravings of various sizes, from those several to a page, those full page plus a handful folding. The subjects ranging from local topography, to views of building and illustrations of local types. A very good copy. Uncommon. Copac lists just 5 copies, all dated a year later and with Haddon’s London imprint.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        Cid-Abul-Prim por Victorina Fereal de Cuendias. Madrid, imprenta de D. Anselmo Sta. Coloma, 1860. RELIE AVEC (en tête): 2). (De la même). Ode sur les Débordements du Rhône. Par V. de Féréal. Toulouse, chez Martegoute et Compagnie, 1840. 3). [ CUENDIAS (Manuel de) ]. Cartas al Gobierno por un Filósofo sin Ambición. Madrid, D. Saavedra y Compañia, 1851. AVEC (à la suite): 4). (Du même). Etudes Linguistiques. (à la fin:) Bruxelles, A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven et Compagnie, s.d. (1868).

      - 5 ouvrages en 1 volume in-8. 1). 14pp. (1f.blanc). 2). 16pp. 3). 136pp. 4). 15pp. Cartonnage postérieur (défauts à la coiffe supérieure). 1). Edition Originale très rare, imprimée à Madrid, de ce poème d'une femme de lettres française installée dans cette ville. Aujourd'hui tombée dans l'oubli, Madame de Suberwick, née Germillon, composa plusieurs ouvrages sur l'Espagne, en particulier les "Mystères de l'Inquisition et autres sociétés secrètes d'Espagne" (1845), ouvrage "curieux" et "sérieusement anticlérical" (Caillet) qui fut traduit en plusieurs langues et qui connut de nombreuses réimpressions. Rédigé en français, avec une page de titre en espagnol, le présent poème paru sous le pseudonyme de "Victorine de Féréal" met en scène l'Espagne personnifiée sous les traits d'une "femme à l'œil noir, au visage de Reine". Exemplaire offert par l'auteur à la romancière belge Estelle Crèvecoeur, dit Caroline Gravière (1821-1878) féministe d'avant-garde, "souvent comparée à George Sand" (Gubin): "A Caroline Gravière, ton humble sœur en poésie, V. de Féréal (Victorine Germillon)". Le plat supérieur de la couverture originale a été conservé. 2). Edition Originale extrêmement rare, imprimée à Toulouse, de ce poème en vers sur la prodigieuse crue du Rhône de 1840 dont le souvenir est encore présent dans la mémoire populaire. Très rare, cet opuscule "vendu au profit des victimes de l'inondation" ne se trouve répertorié dans aucune bibliothèque que nous avons consultée. Envoi autographe de l'auteur à Caroline Gravière. Exemplaire non rogné, dont la couverture originale a été conservée. 3). Edition Originale très rare de ce recueil de lettres adressées à différentes personnalités espagnoles (la reine Isabel II, les députés, les ministres, etc.). Professeur à l'Institut Royal de Madrid, Manuel de Cuendias écrivit en collaboration avec Madame de Suberwick plusieurs ouvrages, tel "L'Espagne pittoresque, artistique et monumentale" (1848), qui eut un grand succès. Rarissime, le présent ouvrage porte l'inscription "tomo 1" sur la page de titre, mais ne semble pas avoir eu de suite. Envoi de l'auteur sur le faux-titre, avec l'inscription manuscrite suivante: "A Mr. Bulens, hommage de la plus haute considération, l'auteur M. Cuendias". 4). Très rare tiré-à-part imprimé à Bruxelles. Manuel de Cuendias y prône les avantages de l'apprentissage des langues vivantes. 1). Dionisio Hidalgo, Diccionario general de bibliografía española, 1862, p. 402. Sur Caroline Gravière, cf. Eliane Gubin, Dictionnaire des femmes belges: XIXe et Xxe siècles, (2006), p. 126. Manque à la BN. Inconnu à Palau. 2). Manque à la BN. 3). Manque à la BN. Inconnu à Palau. 4). Manque à la BN. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Comellas]
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        Antarctic Mariner’s Song

      NY, 1868. prev b/w frontis, plates, vignettes. (2), 92, (2) pp. Twenty-five years after he published his famous “Thulia,” Palmer wrote a second version of his poem about Antarctica, again with handsome engraved illustrations and descriptive notes. This title is even scarcer than the first. In fact, it is a rare book, not often found intact. Rosove states, “Antarctic Mariner’s Song is a far scarcer book than Thulia. Both editions were beautifully bound, but the bindings and paper have stood the test of time poorly; the majority of extant copies are worn or soiled, and the paper is usually foxed, often severely.” (See Spence 891, Rosove 246.B1a.) This copy has some foxing, and the covers show marks of old water staining. The title page has a few erased pencil scrawls and there are old water stains around the edges of some pages. However the gold cover design is still fresh and the gilding on the spine, while sunned, is intact. The book as a whole presents itself better than this list of flaws would indicate.

      [Bookseller: Ten Pound Island Book Co.]
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        Commentaire sur les elements du droit international et sur l'histoire des progres du droit des gens de Henry Wheaton. Precede d'une notice sur la carriere diplomatique de M. Wheaton. 3 volumes.

      Leipzig, Brockhaus, 1868-, 1873.. 8°. XXVII, 404; IX, 505; XXII, 473 pp. Contemporary half-calf. Rare first edition of this large work on international law by the American politician and governer of Rhode Island Lawrence (1800-1881), who gives here more than a comment to the "Elements of International Law", published by Wheaton in 1836. - Several years later in 1880 a separte fourth volume was published with the title "Etudes sur la juridiction consulaire en pays chretiens et en pays non chretiens et sur l'extradition" (not present here). - Well preserbed, endpaper with small private stamp, just a litte browned or rubbed, otherwise fine.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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      Edition : PARIS, DELAHAYS, 1868 - Première édition - Comment on devient sorcier - Portrait photographique par Mieusement contrecollé en frontispice - Autobiographie, suivi de 16 expériences inventées et exécutées pendant les représentations, décrites et illustrées chacune par une gravure - Demi-reliure cuir noir, plats marbrés, dos lisse orné de filets dorés - Coins un peu frottés, , quelques rousseurs - Bon exemplaire 440 pages, 23 cm, relié. Bon état [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Livres 113]
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        "Ein Sommertag auf der Hochebene bei München." originaler, breitrandiger Kupferstich (ca.34x60cm) von Richter nach einem Gemälde von Lier; Unterhalb der Darstellung auf dem Blatt (44x68cm) betitelt und bezeichnet

      . "Seinen Mitgliedern der Altonaer Kunstverein auf das Jahr 1868" Peter & Fedoroff München [Blatt gebräunt.] Das Ölgemälde von Adolf Lier wurde erst am 6. Dezember 2006 bei Neumeister in München für 13.500,- EUR versteigert. Im Kataloge zur Auktion 334 vom 6. Dez. 2006 wird das Bild wie folgt beschrieben: "Auf dem Feldweg in der Bildmitte Bauernfamilie mit beladenem Erntewagen bei einem Feldkreuz. Ein weiterer Kornwagen wird links auf dem Feld beladen, rechts Schnitterinnen bei der Arbeit. Im Hintergrund die verblauende Silhouette des Zugspitzmassivs. L. u. signiert, Ortsbezeichnung München und 1868 datiert. Öl auf Lwd. 76 x 133 cm" Vgl. Mennacher, Theodor, Adolf Lier und sein Werk. München 1928, S. 72, WVZ-Nr. 230 "Ein Sommertag auf der Hochebene bei München" (1863)..

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        Little Women

      , 1868. 1868. First Edition, First Issue of “Little Women” and "Little Men" in the Original ClothALCOTT, Louisa M[ay]. Little Women or, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. Illustrated by May Alcott. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1868.First edition, first printing, with no note at the foot of p. 341 regarding Little Women, Part Two, without “Part One” on the spine, and with Little Women priced $1.25 on the third page of the advertisements (p. 11). Twelvemo signed in eights. iv, [5]-341, [1, blank], [6, ads (numbered 3, 2, 11, 12, 8, 11)] pp. Frontispiece and three wood-engraved plates (facing pages 116, 135, and 320).Original green sand-grain cloth with covers ruled in blind and spine decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt. Original brown coated endpapers. Plate opposite page 116 with minor marginal repair.[with:]ALCOTT, Louisa M[ay]. Little Women; or, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. Part Second. With Illustrations. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1869.First edition, BAL State 1, with no notice for Little Women, Part First, at p. iv. Twelvemo signed in eights. [i-iii] iv, 5-356 [360], [8, ads (numbered 16, 12, 11, 3, 2, -, -, 14)] pp. Frontispiece and three wood-engraved plates (facing pages 44, 142 and 193). Original green sand-grain cloth with covers ruled in blind and spine decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt. Original brown coated endpapers. Plate opposite page 142 with small piece of upper corner and tiny piece of lower corner torn away. The original cloth bindings on both volumes of Little Women have been expertly and almost invisibly rebacked by master book restorer Bruce Levy with the original spines laid down. [with:]ALCOTT, Louisa M[ay]. Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo’s Boys. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1871.First American edition (published about two weeks after the London edition), first issue, with Pink and White Tyranny listed as “nearly ready” in the ads. Small octavo. [4, ads], [4], 376 pp. Frontispiece and three wood-engraved plates (facing pages 13, 251, and 369).Original terra-cotta sand-grain cloth with covers ruled in blind and spine decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt. Original brown coated endpapers. Spine extremities with minimal wear.In summary, this is an excellent all first edition, first issue set in the original cloth of what has become a notoriously rare book to find in it's original state. Little Women housed in a green morocco backed clamshell case and Little Men in a matching red morocco backed clamshell case. The two cases then housed together in a cloth slip case.BAL 158, 159, and 167. Peter Parley to Penrod 30. Grolier 100. American, 74.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Plan über den Schlossgarten der Fürstlichen Grundherrschaft Umkirch". Zeigt im Queen-Auguste-Victoria-Park (Fullwell-Park) alle "Gebäude, Wiesen mit Grasland und Anlagen, Waldboden, Weiher mit Zuleitung und Abzugsgraben, Wege und Hofraithen.

      . Aquarell über Federzeichnung, sign. und dat. "E. Busath Geometer ... Dezember 1868", 41 x 54 cm.. Links "Straße nach Waldershofen", rechts "Gewann Hagenmatte", oben "Gewann Biegärten", unten "Dorfbach Ortsetter". Mit Zeichenerklärungen: "Die eingez(eichnete) Wasserleitung v(on) d(em) Schloß geg(en) d(ie) Waltershof Straße besteht aus gußeis(ernen) Röhren. dto. hint(er) d(em) Schloß, Ableitung in Bach, aus Steingutröhren, die eingez(eichneten) Querstrich ... zeigen die 5 vorhand(enen) Putzkästen an. Brunnenleitung in eiser(nen) Röhren vom Schlosse in die Küche." Ergänzt 1931: "Abwasserleitung im März 1931 mit neuen runden Putzkästen versehen." Maßstab: 1cm = 1 Tausendstel "der wirklichen Größe". - Alt auf Leinen aufgezogen, Längs- und Querfalten, mittig Papierdurchbruch, im Randbereich verschiedene Altersspuren.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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      Ulm. [n.d., ca. 1868].. Ulm. [n.d., ca. 1868].. [8],224,112pp., plus folding colored frontispiece map. Original printed blue paper boards. Boards rubbed and soiled, spine perished, corners bumped. A few leave tanned, but quite neat internally. A good plus copy. A rare German handbook for emigrants to the United States in the post-Civil War era. It is the second volume, but a complete work in itself, of a series of emigrant's guides. Undated, this volume was published around 1868 (based on internal evidence) at a time when Germans were still the largest European ethnic group immigrating to America. The text covers a variety of essential fields, including travel itineraries, hints on settling, legal questions, money and economics, agriculture, trade, and commerce. Directions are given for emigrating to New York from Bremen and Hamburg, and sketches are given of each of the American states, from Maine to Texas. The second section of the text consists largely of letters from emigrants in various states written in the early 1850s, including from Arkansas, Missouri, California, New York, Philadelphia, Ohio, and more. Thirteen American coins are illustrated, front and back, and there is also a section of vocabulary. The attractive folding frontispiece map, colored in outline, would not have been of great use to an emigrant in the late 1860s, showing, for example, the pre-1848 boundaries of Oregon Territory. We can find no records of copies of Rau's emigrant guide in the market or at auction. OCLC lists only four copies, at the University of Illinois, Bethel College, the Detroit Public Library, and the University of Chicago. OCLC 11639757, 78124310.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Aristoteles Thierkunde: Kritisch-berichtigter Text (griechisch), mit deutscher Übersetzung, sachlicher und sprachlicher Erklärung und vollständigem Index (2 Bände KOMPLETT)

      Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann; 1868.. 543/ 498 Seiten; 7 lithographirten Tafeln; Gebundene Ausgabe. Bei dem hier angebotenen Werk handelt es sich um ein Exemplar aus einer teilaufgelösten Bibliothek mit den entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen, wie Rückenschild, Bibliotheksstempel usw. Der Erhaltungszustand ist ansonsten dem Alter entsprechend gut; Buchschnitt und Seitenränder weisen alters-/papierbedingt gebräunte Stellen auf; Orig.Halbleder - bei Bd. 1: Rücken leicht gebrochen; KOMPLETTPREIS für 2 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten;

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros - Versandantiquariat]
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        Armorial historique du Canton du Vallais.

      Neuchatel, o. Vlg., 1868. 4°, 4 Bl., 20 Taf. mit je 25 chromlithogr. Wappen, HLdr., Berieben, durchgehend stockfleckig, trotzdem gutes Exemplar Preis in CHF: 825. Preface par de Mandrot.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        Il Propugnatori: Studii Filologici, Storici e Bibliografici di Vari Soci della Commissione pe' Testi di Lingua. Volumes 1, 3-20

      Bologna: Presso Gaetano Romagnoli, 1868-1887, passim. Bologna: Presso Gaetano Romagnoli,, 1868-1887, passim. volumes 1, 3-20, bound, very thick quartos, mostly untrimmed as issued, text darkened, particularly in later volumes, ex library, about good, PRICE IS FOR THE LOT:. Photos available upon request.

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        Die Nilzuflüsse in Abyssinien.

      Forschungsreise vom Atbara zum Blauen Nil und Jagden in Wüsten und Wildnissen. Von Sir Samuel W. Baker. Autorisirte Deutsche Ausgabe von Dr. Friedrich Steger. Erster - Zweiter Band. Braunschweig: George Westermann, 1868. Portrait,(iii)-xiv,(2),269 + (iii)-ix,(7),253 pp. + 24 plates and 2 colour maps. Publishers decorated brown cloth. Owners stamp on ffep. Worn at lower cornertips and at head and foot of spine. Large bookplate on front pastedown. 22 x 15 cm

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        The Anatomical Memoirs of John Goodsir F.R.S. Late Professor of Anatomy in the University of Edinburgh.

      Edinburgh Adam and Charles Black Two volumes First Edition 1868 - Thick 8vo. 2 vols. xix, 469pp, xxviii, 524pp. Illustrated with plates and numerous text figures. Volume two largely unopened. In publisher's brown stippled cloth. Some slight internal foxing but otherwise a very good largely unread set. Very scarce medical history/biography. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Salmon Fisheries of England, 1868, From Authentic Information Obtained from the House of Commons, to Which is Added Valuable and Exclusive Information, Extracted from the Reports of the Commissioners of Fisheries in France, America, Norway, & Russia

      London/Bath: Longmans, Green, & CO./William Lewis, "Directory" Office, 1868. London/Bath: Longmans, Green, & CO./William Lewis, "Directory" Office, 1868. Small octavo, 17.6 x 11.3 cm, 117 pages. First edition. Color lithographed frontispiece. A digest of the issues and failing policies facing British salmon fisheries. Threats to fisheries throughout the North Atlantic arose in the 19th century, and despite many laws to regulate salmon in England, all proved ineffectual. Thomas Ashworth expands the issue beyond the British quandary to include extracts from the related and corresponding policies and solutions of New England (specific reference to Maine policies), France, Norway, and Russia. Text, clean, unmarked, very minor toning. Half dark blue morocco, marbled boards, covers tooled in gilt, raised bands, spine titled and decorated in gilt, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers; binding square and tight, minor rubbing. Inscription on one of the front blanks, "Alfred Denison May 15, 1868 with Major Scott's compliments." Bound for Clan Melville, with their oval leather label, gilt device and border, at upper left of front paste down. Very Good. [OCLC locates just three copies].

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        Letters written from the Crimea to several Members of his Family by the Late Major Fiennes Cornwallis

      Privately Printed,, 1868. Privately Printed,, 1868. Collected and edited by Mrs. Wykeham Martin of Leeds Castle. Octavo. Original blue cloth, title gilt to the spine, blind panels to the boards, pale grey surface-paper endpapers. Somewhat rubbed, corners bumped, spine crumpled head and tail, and chipping at the head, hinges slightly cracked, binding internally slightly cracked in places, but holding. First edition. Uncommon, just 6 locations worldwide on OCLC. Eton-educated, Major Cornwallis served with the 4th Hussars in the Crimea and rode with them in the Charge of the Light Brigade, his account contained in his letters of the 27 October and 2 November 1854; "Dear Mama, I write you a line to allay any fears you may have about me, as you will see by the Times that the Light Cavalry Brigade were let into a sort of Chillianwallah trap and cut to pieces. It is unfortunately too true; but I am one of the lucky ones that escaped …" Tennyson's Charge of the Light Brigade is printed as an epilogue.

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        Cabinet Maker's Album Of Furniture : comprising a collection of designs for the newest and most elegant styles of furniture

      Philadelphia: Henry Carey Baird, 1868. Philadelphia: Henry Carey Baird. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1868. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Light tone, light wear. Solid hardcover. ; Illustrated by forty-eight large and beautifully engraved plates. Furniture pictured includes Bedroom, Dining Room, Drawing Room and Library pieces, all in more elaborate Victorian designs. An uncommonly nice copy of this scarce mid-nineteenth-century furniture design book.; [2]+48 plates. pages .

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        The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication

      London: John Murray,, 1868. London: John Murray,, 1868. In two volumes. With illustrations. 2 volumes, demy octavo. Original green cloth, blind-panelled covers, titles to spines gilt , dark green coated endpapers, Edmonds & Remnants label at end of vol. I. 43 text woodcuts. Small ownership signatures to front free endpapers. Tiny stain to front board of Volume I, rear board of Volume II lightly dampstained, tips a little rubbed, light superficial cracks to inner hinges, a little spotting to free endpapers and endleaves. An excellent set. First editions, second issues, volume I listing a single erratum and Volume II none. Adverts are dated April 1867 in Volume I, and February 1868 in Volume II. Issued in two volumes demy octavo, Variation Under Domestication is the only Murray Darwin to appear in this larger format. The term "survival of the fittest" (borrowed at Wallace's insistence from Herbert Spencer's 1866 Principles of Biology) first appeared in the Variation (v. 2, p. 89), preceding its first use in the fifth edition of the Origin of Species (1869). The Variation was a full statement of the facts on which the theories of the Origin were based, though leaving aside an account of human evolution for The Descent of Man (1871).

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        Die Nilzuflüsse in Abyssinien.

      - Forschungsreise vom Atbara zum Blauen Nil und Jagden in Wüsten und Wildnissen. Von Sir Samuel W. Baker. Autorisirte Deutsche Ausgabe von Dr. Friedrich Steger. Erster - Zweiter Band. Braunschweig: George Westermann, 1868. Portrait,(iii)-xiv,(2),269 + (iii)-ix,(7),253 pp. + 24 plates and 2 colour maps. Publishers decorated brown cloth. Owners stamp on ffep. Worn at lower cornertips and at head and foot of spine. Large bookplate on front pastedown. 22 x 15 cm.[#\116930] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Théâtre Illustré, Le

      , 1868. 1868. first edition. The Stars of Parisian Theater and The Plays They Appeared In[THEATER]. Le Théâtre Illustré. (Album des Théatres) Paraissant tous les Samedis. [Nos. 1-78] complete. Paris: Imp. Bertauts, n.d. Z [September 1868 - June 1870]. First edition, nos. 1-78 complete in one volume of the weekly newspaper devoted to the theater in Paris. Folio (133/16 x 10 1/2 in; 338 x 266 mm). Two pages of unnumbered text per issue, a total of 156 pp. Seventy-nine lithographed plates by Théo, of which seventy-eight are hand-colored (plate 22 not colored). Contemporary quarter green calf over marbled boards. Light wear to extremities, otherwise a fine copy.Scarce, with only one copy recorded in institutional holdings worldwide, at the BNF. ABPC records only one previous copy at auction, at Sotheby's in 1993. Edited by Max Sacerdot and Edgard Pourcelle. With portraits of a number of contemporary prominent French actors including Sarah Bernhardt, Frederick Lemaitre, Adeline Patti, Enrico Tamberlick, Christine Nilsson, Pauline Gueymard-Lauters, Caroline Carvalho-Miolan, Marie Sass, Paul Deshayes, Louis-François Dumaine, etc.We have thus far been unable to fine any information on Théo, the designer of the plates and co-editor of the newspaper.

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        Iconum botanicarum Index Locupletissimus. Pars Prima [et altera]. Verzeichniss [Verzeichnis] der Abbildungen sichtbar blühender Pflanzen und Farnkräuter aus der botanischen und Gartenliteratur des XVIII. und XIX. Jahrhundert. Zweite bis zu Ende des Jahres 1865 fortgeführte Ausgabe. Erster [UND: Zweiter] Theil.

      Berlin, Nicolai'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung 1868;. 2. Aufl.; kl.-4°; (2 Blätter), XXXII Spalten, 1184 Spalten; XVI (2) Spalten, 298 Spalten; HLdr d. Zt. mit Rückentitel (Einband gering bestoßen, kleiner Stempel auf Titel, Seiten teils minimal stockfleckig; gutes Exemplar); 2. Aufl.;.

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        Notes on the Royal Academy Exhibition, 1868

      London: John Camden Hotten Piccadilly, (1868) London: John Camden Hotten Piccadilly, (1868). Paperback. Very Good. Paperback. First Edition. Scarce. Written in two parts with the first being by Michael Rossetti and the second by Swinburne. Swinburne's criticism discusses works by Leighton, Millay, Watts, Moore, Whistler, Sandys, D.G. Rossetti, and others. He saves his discussion of Dante Gabriel Rossetti's paintings for last stating that "his work must always hold its place as second in significance and value to no work done by any English painter of his time." Amidst his words of admiration for Dante's latest paintings, he incorporates the first publication of his poems, which the painter had written across the frames of his pieces. The poems included are "Sibylla Palmifera", "Venus Verticordia", and "Lady Lilith." Very good in original cream paper wrappers with black title to front panel. The covers are darkened along the edges with minor soiling and a few spots of foxing. There are a few chips to the spine panel and to the rear corner. The interior is clean overall with a few splits to the binding and a few small spots of foxing on first and last few pages. Housed in a modern green cloth covered slipcase with black leather title label to spine and pull out chemise. 51 pages. PRERAPH/022414.

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        Manufacturers of edge tools & steel. Patent screw augers & boring bits, cider press & other screws, lifting jacks, cart arms, & axles, vices, chains, anvils & heavy ironwork in general.

      Cannock, 1868.. (18,5 x 27 cm). (8) 58 S. Mit getöntem lithographiertem Frontispiz und 1002 Abbildungen auf 48 lithographierten Tafeln. Original-Leinwandband.. Sehr früher und reich illustrierter Werkzeugkatalog aus der Blütezeit der englischen Industrie. - Das hübsche Frontispiz zeigt eine Ansicht der Fabrik in Staffordshire. Die Tafeln mit Werkzeugen für die Holzbearbeitung (Bohrer und Messer), für Maurer (Kellen und Traufeln), Metzger (Beile), Hämmer, Hammer- und Axtköpfe, Pickel, Schaufeln, Hacken, Heu- und Mistgabeln, Hecken- und Baumscheren, Sensen, Sicheln, Rechen, Harpunen für den Walfang etc. - Papierbedingt gering gebräunt. Anfangs leicht stock- und fingerfleckig. Vereinzelt mit Marginalien von alter Hand. Buchblock etwas gelockert. Einband leicht berieben und bestoßen. Insgesamt, besonders für einen derartigen Verbrauchsgegenstand, sehr gut erhalten

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        Officielles (offizielles) Wochenblatt für das Herzogthum Lauenburg, Jgg. 1868 - 1876 (in 7 Bänden).

      Ratzeburg, Freystatzky, 1868 - 1876.. Die Jahrgangsbände enthalten alle in dem jeweiligen Jahr erschienenen Ausgaben des Wochenblatts (lediglich Nr. 79/1868 und 7/1874 fehlend, evtl. nicht erschienen). Halbleinenbände der Zeit, Jgg. 1868 und 1869 ohne Rückentutel, Jgg. 1970 bis 1976 mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln. Buchdeckel in anthrazitfarbener Marmorierung. Jahrgänge 1868 bis 1876 (gebunden in 7 Bänden). Jg. 1868: Nr. 1 - 99 und Register (899 S.); Jg. 1869: Nr. 1 - 78 und Extra-Ausgabe sowie Register (916, 439 S.); Jg. 1870: Nr. 1 bis 105 (572 S.); Jg. 1871: Nr. 1 bis 84 und Register (529, 18 S.); Jg. 1872: Nr. 1 bis 88 (418, 19 S.); Jg. 1873: Nr. 1 bis 14 und Register (71, 8 S.); Jg. 1874: Nr. 1 bis 44 und Register (340, 13 S.); Jg. 1875: Nr. 1 bis 49 und Register (534, 11 S.). Jg. 1876: Nr. 1 bis 18 und Extra-Ausgabe (120 S.). Enthalten sind unter anderem mehrere großformatige Falttafeln.. Alle Bände in sehr gutem Zustand, allenfalls Deckel geringfügig berieben. Seiten überwiegend sauber, allenfalls partiell leicht fleckig. Seite 415 des Jahresbandes 1871 mit kleiner Beschädigung. In toto sehr gut erhaltene Reihe dieses sehr seltenen Periodikums zur lauenburgischen Landesgeschichte. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (Rubrik: Fachliteratur: Landesgeschichte)

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        The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication.

      London, John Murray, 1868.. 2 Bde. 8vo. VIII, 411; VIII, 486 S. Originale grüne Ganzleinenbände mit Goldrückenprägung. (Ebd. stellenweise ausgebessert, Vorsätze erneuert).. Erste Ausgabe. - Es erschien im selben Jahr noch eine amerikanische Ausgabe mit einem Vorwort von Asa Gray sowie ein zweiter Abdruck der Erstausgabe in London mit einer zweizeiligen Errataangabe. - Die Arbeit "took up in detail that subject which had been contined to on chapter of the Origin. It contained [Darwin's, 1809-1882] hypothesis of pangenesis, by means of which he tried to frame an explanation of hereditary resemblance, inheritance of acquired characters, atavism, and regeneration. It was a brave attempt to account for a number of phenomena which were beyond the bounds of scientific knowledge in his day, such as fertilization by the union of sperm with egg, the mechanism of chromosomal inheritance, and the development of the embryo by successive cell division His hypothesis of pangenesis could not therefore give a permanently acceptable account of the multitude of phenomena it was designed to explain. It was, however, a point of departure for particulate theories of inheritance in the later 19th century" (DSB).

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        Guerra de los Estados-Unidos. Estudios Sobre Artilleria, Fortificacion Y Marina Militar

      Imprenta del Memorial de Ingenieros, Madrid 1868 - First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Full calf with gilt edges, ruling, raised bands - some wear at corners and spine ends, but still a very attractive binding, page edges gilt, discoloration to endpapers and slight foxing at beginning, but generally clean and fine internally. With 19 folding plates at the rear - maps and remarkably detailed depictions of artillery and naval vessels including The Monitor; most with minor tears at attachments, creasing, and a bit of foxing. Inscribed on the half title to General Sickles, at the time, Ambassador to Spain. Sickles, famous in military circles for disobeying Meade's orders which led to the decimation of his III Corps at Gettysburg, was previously famed for killing his wife's lover, the son of Francis Scott Key, and being acquitted in the first use of the "temporary insanity" defense in US court history. A lovely, scarce book, and a terrific association. Worldcat shows only 4 copies. The Second edition was printed in 1870. Size: Octavo (8vo). Text is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Military & Warfare; United States; 19th century; Antiquarian & Rare. Signed by Author. Inventory No: 038787. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ein Besuch in San Salvador, der Hauptstadt des Königreichs Congo. Ein Beitrag zur Mythologie und Psychologie. Bremen, Strack 1859. 8°. XVII, 1 Bl., 365 S., 1Bl. OLwd.

      . . Henze I, 191 - NDB I, 626 f. - Embacher 27.- Bastian - er gründete 1868 das Völkerkundemuseum in Berlin - beschreibt hier seine Reise und Beobachtungen im Kongo und Loando die im im Juni 1857 in Kapstadt begann, und ihn auch nach Angola und Fernando Poo führte.- Mit dem oft fehlenden kl. Erratablatt.- stockfleckig, Innengelenke etw. gelockert, Ebd. etw. berieben u. bestoßen.

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        The Black Highwayman Being the Second Series of Black Bess; or, The Knight of the Road.

      E. Harrison, London 1868 - Eighty-six parts bound in one volume, 688 pages. As usual bound without the covers or free plates issued at the time. Collates to 676 in "Penny Dreadfuls and Boys' Adventures" by James and Smith (Ono 21). Bound in green binders' cloth with red leather gilt label. Some repairs to the last page, but overall a very good copy of the sequel to "Black Bess", and certainly much scarcer than its predecessor. Scans available on request. Please note we only ship by airmail for orders out of UK. Offered by Winchester Antiquarian Books: selling books from a real bookshop since 1990; Our reputation is your guarantee! 10"x7.5 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Historia del reinado del último Borbón de España - Tomos I,II y III (Obra completa)

      Salvador Manero, Barcelona 1868 - De los crímenes, apostasías, opresión, corrupción, inmoralidad, despilfarros, hipocresía, crueldad y fanatismo de los gobiernos que han regido a España durante el reinado de Isabel de Borbón. Edición de lujo con láminas sueltas. El tomo III tiene al final notas con 133 pp.Tomo I 1086pp., Tomo II 1137 pp., Tomo III 1380 pp. Fernando Garrido (1821-1883), atraído desde muy joven por las ideas socialistas, no tardó en convertirse en un propagandista comprometido del socialismo. Fundador de varias revistas y periódicos como La Atracción, La Organización del Trabajo, El Eco de la Juventud, La Asociación, etc., su ideología y vehemencia le llevaron a la cárcel en dos ocasiones y al exilio en tres.Desde el exilio publicó El socialismo y la democracia ante sus adversarios, La España contemporánea, Historia de las persecuciones políticas y religiosas, Historia de las asociaciones obreras, Historia de los crímenes del despotismo y La humanidad y sus progresos. A su regreso a España publicó El último Borbón y, algo más adelante, Historia de las clases trabajadoras. Fue diputado por Cádiz en las Cortes de 1869, por Sevilla en las de 1872 e intendente general de Filipinas en 1873, se exilió de nuevo en Lisboa y París y, finalmente, pudo regresar a España [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Jahrbuch über die Fortschritte der Mathematik. Jahrgänge 1-37 (1868-1906) , 45 (1914/15), 49-66 (1923-1940, ohne Jg. 62/1) und Jge. 67/1 und 68/1. Zusammen 55 vollständige Jahrgänge in 67 Bänden und 3 Halbjahresbände.

      Reimer, Berlin 1868-1942.. zwischen 426 S. u. 1996 S./Band (im Durchschnitt 800 S./Band), Bibliotheks-Halbleinen, Bibliotheks-Exemplar (ordnungsgemäß entwidmet), Stempel auf Vorsatz und Titel, die Bände zum Teil neu eingebunden, die Jahrgänge 8, 17, 20-23 u. 25 mit stärkeren Gebrauchsspuren, die Jahrgänge 1-4, 11, 13, 14, 16, 18, 19, 27-31 mit geringen Gebrauchsspuren die Jahrgänge 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12, 15, 24, 26 und 32 bis 68/1 einwandfrei! Alle Bände bis auf gelegentliche min. Papierbräunung innen tadellos.. Poggendorff III, S. 985;

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        OEUVRES EN 12 TOMES.

      HACHETTE / LES GRANDS ECRIVAINS DE LA FRANCE 1868 - R260170322: 500 à 600 pages par volumes. Dos de cuir marron à 5 nerfs, pièces de titres vertes et beiges, titres, tomaisons et filets dorés. Papier multicolore sur les plats. Étiquette et tampons de bibliothèque. Epidermures. Manques sur le revêtement papier de quelques plats. Légères humidités sur quelques pages. "Les grands écrivains" Nouvelles éditions publiées sous la direction de M. de Regnier. Nouvelle Édition revue sur les plus anciennes impressions et les autographes et augmentée de morceaux inédits, de varoiantes, de notices, de notes, d'un lexique des mots et locutions remarquables, d'un portrait, d'un fac-similé etc. Par M. Ch. Marty-Laveaux. In-8 Broché. Etat d'usage. Coins frottés. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 840-Littératures des langues romanes. Littérature française [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Geographical Fun: Being Humorous Outlines of Various Countries with an Introduction and Descriptive Lines by

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1868]. . London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1868]. . Small 4to. Original red cloth backed boards. 12 anthropomorphic colour maps of European countries, being: England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, France, Spain, Italy, Prussia, Germany, Holland & Belgium, Denmark and Russia. Contents loose in binding, boards soiled and worn with loss to the upper cover at the lower corner, a few chips to the edges of map sheets confined to the margins, the map of England with a few closed tears to the upper edge sometime reinforced on the verso.

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        Quickborn. Mit Holzschnitten nach Zeichnungen von Otto Speckter. Zweite Auflage der illustrirten Ausgabe (10. Auflage des Quickborn).

      Hamburg, W. Manke Söhne 1868.. 4°. VIII S., 410 S. und 138 Holzstichillustrationen. Roter gold- und blindgeprägter Originalleinwandband mit reicher Deckel- und Rückenverzierungen. (sign. H.Sperling, Leipzig).. Rümann 2478. - Veränderte Neuausgabe der illustrierten Ausgabe von 1856 bei Perthes-Besser & Manke. Das Vorwort von "Pastor Dr. Harms" datiert Kiel 1852, identisch mit der ersten Ausgabe. Mit dem Glossar von Karl Müllenhoff am Ende des Bandes. - Exemplar mit handschriftlicher Widmung "den lieben Freunden Herr und Frau Rehbock in dankbarer Erinnerung an die schönen Tage im April in Amsterdam und Zaandam" 26. April 1873 von Klaus Groth und Doris Groth, geb. Finke" und einem 8 zeiligen Gedicht in dithmarscher Mundart. "Am besten is dat ut de Feern / Mit Königi un Dichter, ..." - Vereinzelt, Vorsatz und Titel etwas stärker stockfleckig. Leinwandbezug an der Rückenkante und an den Ecken leicht angeplatzt. - Als Beigabe: Ansprache an die Fünfundachtziger bei ihrem feierlichen Einzuge in Kiel den 20. Juni 1871. Kiel, Druck von Schmidt & Klaunig. 8 S., Obroschur. (Nicht bei Brieger und im Taschengoedeke und auch über KVK abrufbar). Patriotisches Gedicht auf den Einmarsch der deutschen Truppen im deutsch-dänischen Krieg. - Was für das schweizerische Emmental der Epiker Jeremias Gotthelf ist, ist für Schleswig-Holstein der Lyriker Klaus Groth (1819-1899): Erneuerer der Volksliteratur und genauer Beobachter der Volkssprache. Die Gedichtsammlung "Quickborn" gilt als einer der erfolgreichsten Texte in der deutschen Dialektliteratur.

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        Voyage autour du monde

      Furne et Cie 1868 - Voyage autour du monde publié sous la direction du contre-amiral Dumont d'Urville. Nouvelle édition revue et corrigée. Paris, Furne et Cie, 1867-1868 Deux volumes in 4°. 550 et 542 pp Demi-chagrin marron, plats percaline marron. Très nombreuses gravures sur acier hors-texte. Carte de Taiti Carte en couleur du Voyage autour du monde Reliure en très bonne condition Deux coins usés Tranches dorées [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Document Signed

      Union general in charge of all armies of the United States during the Civil War; eighteenth president of the United States (1868-76). DS, 1p, 10½" X 13½", Galena, IL, n.y. [late 1870s]. Near fine. Faint, even age toning. Handsome example of the well-known "Soldiers Monument Association" certificate, issued to raise funds to construct the soldiers monument that stands today in this historic city in northwest Illinois -- U.S. Grant's adopted hometown. At top is a handsome oval steel-engraved portrait of Abraham Lincoln, surrounded by the American Eagle and U.S. flags. Elaborate typeface text notes that "This Certifies / That / [blank rule] / Is Hereby Constituted / A Member of the / Jo Daviess Soldiers' Monument / Association / Galena, Ill. Aug. 28th 1865." Other small engraved vignettes surround this text show Lady Liberty holding the flag, the U.S. Capitol behind her; Lady Liberty lounging against a cannon and anchor, olive branch in one hand and dove alighted on the other; three lead miners examining ore in a mine ("Galena" being Latin for lead); a Civil War cavalry officer chatting with two blacksmiths as they forge a sword. At lower right, Grant signs boldly as president of this association, while another Union brevet general from Galena, John C. Smith (1832-1910), signs at lower left as secretary. This particular copy was never issued, thus has no recipient's name filled in. Despite the August 28, 1865 date printed on the certificate, this was NOT the date of its issuance; this was the date of the creation of the association. It was only after Grant's presidency, in the late 1870s, that this association got off its duff and made a concerted effort to raise funds to build a monument and created these certificates. This document has been simply but tastefully matted in white and framed in a simple ½" black wood frame (overall dimensions 16½" X 19½").

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