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        The American Carbon Manual: Or, The Production of Photographic Prints in Permanent Pigments

      New York: Scovill Manufacturing Company, 1868 - First Edition. Complete with the mounted frontispiece photograph and tissue guard; some cloth wear; very good. With a large and fascinating 28 page advertising section of photographic supplies. This book was reprinted in 1973. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        A Civil-War Era Sheet Music Collection

      About 60 pieces of music bound into 2 folio volumes by the owner/collector, Hattie Savage. One is still in its original binding; the other we have had rebound in new black textured cloth quite similar to the original, with the original leather piece stamped with the owner's name pasted on the front cover. There are waterstains on the foreedge of many pieces in the rebound volume. The non-rebound volume has a waterstain on the front cover but none inside. It was bound professionally by J.G. Roberts & Co. of Boston, and they provided an engraved Contents page, which has the titles filled in by hand. The other volume has a cruder but still accurate contents page.Includes (those marked with a * have a lithograph on the cover): Dreaming of Home and Mother* (Ordway, 1868), The Swamp Angel (Wilder, 1863), The Moon Is Shining Brightly (Manahan/Turner, 1865), If Your Foot Is Pretty Show It (Bishop, 1857), Our Way across the Sea (?), Down by the River Side I Stray (Morris/Thomas, 1861), Tenting on the Old Camp Ground (Kittredge, 1864), My Mother's Kiss Is on My Brow (Smith/Catlin, 1865), The Maiden's Prayer (Adams/Badarzewska, 1860), There's Beauty Everywhere (Laurence, 1859), Oh! Leave Me Not, My Darling One (Holder, 1861), Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! (Root, 1864), In Peace Again (Turner, 1865), Wrap the Flag around Me, Boys! & The Soldier's Dream Song (Taylor, 1862), Sally Come Up* (Buckley, 1862), Oh! My Heart Goes Pit a Pat (?, 1865), The Battle-Cry of Freedom (Root, 1862), Just after the Battle (Root, 1863), Viva l'America (Millard, 1859), We Are Coming Home Tomorrow (Wilder, 1865), Yes, I Would the War Were Over (Hawthorne, 1863), Evangeline* (Hays, 1865), The War Is Nearly Over (Smith/Buckley, 1863), Comrades Lay Me Gently Down (Smith/Catlin, 1865), Isabella and Her Gingham Umbrella* (Clifton, 1864), Bonnie Allene (Bishop, 1859), Tapioca* (Warden, 1864), Whispering Hope (Keller, 1864), Polly Perkins of Abington Green* (Clifton, 1864), Come Where My Love Lies Dreaming (Foster arr. Dressler, 1862), Gen. Gilmore's Grand March* (Baumbach, 1863), The Printers Polka (Parish, 1863), Faust Soldiers Chorus (Richards, n.d.), Faust Grand March (Lanner, n.d.), Golden Robin Polka (Bousquet, 1863), Waltz from Faust (Baumbach, 1864), Woodland Waltz (Metcalf, 1857), Battle of Prague (Kotzwara, n.d.), The Monastery* (Richards, n.d.), Caledonian Potpourri (Tappan, 1862), Maiden's Prayer (arr. Spindler, 1858), Freddie March (Muller, 1863), The Army Grand March (Grobe, 1861), Gen. Butler's Grand March* (Hamm, 1863), La Favorita Valse (Fetherston, 1864), Leonora (W.H.F., n.d.), Marching Along (Burditt, 1862), Battle of Waterloo (Anderson, n.d.), General Banks Grand March* (Mack, 1862), Silvery Shower (Baumbach, 1854), The Sultan's Polka* (d'Albert, n.d. (states 75th edition!)), Tinney's New Lancers (?), Swiss Air (Czerny, n.d.), Echo of the Valley (Fowler, 1856), The Feast of Roses (Hervey, n.d.), Turkish March (Mozart, n.d.), Grand Union March on the Potomac* (Pickens, 1861), Gertrude (Dietrich, 1863), Moonlight Polka (Baumbach, 1863), Hattie (Jordan, 1863), 41st Regiment March (Bendelari, 1862), and Lightfoot (Spindler, n.d.). Most were bound in with their covers; a few were not. Perhaps half of these were published by Oliver Ditson, Boston, and a smaller number by Firth of New York (or Firth and Pond). This set will require extra postage; please contact us with any questions.. First Edition.

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        Annual Report of Howard University?for the Year 1867-8

      Gibson Brothers, Printers, Washington D.C. 1868 - First Edition. 1 vols. 8vo. The First Annual Report. The first annual report of Howard University, which was founded in 1867 and named after Oliver Otis Howard, a veteran Union general who headed the Freedman's Bureau and who was instrumental in the founding of the univeristy, and indeed served as its President from 1869 throgh 1874. Founded originally to meet the needs of the newly freed slaves, university began with two academic departments, four students and a faculty of one. Today about 25% of all lawyers and 50% of all Afro-American engineers and architects are graduates of Howard University.This fragile publication prints the original Act of Incorporation, the list of Trustees and Officers, faculty members, Treasurer's Report, etc., and a stirring summation of the goals and history of the university from its President, B. Sunderland. Truly a milestone in the history of Afro-American education. Original printed grey wrappers with a woodcut illustration of Howard University on rear cover. Wrappers a little darkened at edges, otherwise fine [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication.

      London: John Murray, 1868. Undetermined. 1st edition Mixed issue. viii,411pp. + 2pp.;viii.486pp. + [2 page catalogue] pp.pp. 2 volumes. Octavo. Original green cloth. Coated black endpapers. 43 woodcut illustrations of animals and plants in text. Original binders ticket of Edmonds & Remnants. All edges untrimmed. A small amount of bubbling to the cloth on the boards of each volume. Text block of both volumes is clean. Freeman 877/78. This seems to be a mixed issue of both the first and second issues and not called for in Freeman. Volume one has the one line errata of the second issue and volume two has no errata as called for in the second issue as well but the imprint is on one line as in the first issue. Also the inserted adverts in volume one are dated Feb. 1868 and there are no ads in volume two what so ever. Freeman does not he has seen other copies similiar to this one in the introduction. Edition of 1250 copies being the only section of Darwin's big book on the origin of species which was printed in his lifetime, corresponding to the first two intended chapters. Contains detailed facts about artificial selection and a discussion of them, plus his provisional hypothesis of pangenesis. 1868

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        Salon Agoston. Zwei große brillante Vorstellungen aus dem Gebiet der modernen Salon-Magie, Physik und Illusion.

      (München, 1868).. Plakat auf rosa Papier. Das obere Blatt mit gr. Holzschnitt (56 x 43 cm). das unter mit drei weiteren Holzschnitten (je ca. 18 x 30 cm). Zwei noch nicht zusammengesetzte Blatter. Zus.: 167 x 59 cm. Ankündigung einer Aufführung des Zauberers Chevalier Agoston (1826-1897), als Gustav Böhm im ungarischen Oedenburg (heute Sopron) geboren, der in den 1860er Jahren große Erfolge mit seinem Zaubertheater feierte. - Unter den herausragenden Programmpunkten: Der Wunder- oder Metamorphosen-Schrank; Der Teufel als Bundesgenosse Agoston`s; Belebte Blumen oder Cupido`s Treue; Geister- und Gespenster-Erscheinungen. Zum Schluss der Vorstellung: "Vorzeigung der Wunderfontaine Kalospinthechromokrene mit der Krystallgrotte der Wassernixen und Najaden". - Der phantasievolle gr. Holzschnitt zeigt Agoston aus dem einer Katze (?), die einen Höllenschlund darstellt, entsteigend, von drei Teufeln mit gejagt und mit Dreizack malträtierte, die beiden unteren zeigen den Zauberer bei der Vorführung, der letzte die Kristallgrotte mit einer Nymphe.

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        Vlaggenkaart, 1868.

      EERSTE AMERIKAANSE OVERZICHT VAN ?S WERELDS ZEEVARENDE NATIES.?Johnson's new chart of national emblems??. Staalgravure uitgegeven te New York door Alvin Jewett Johnson in 1868 als onderdeel van de Family Atlas. In de tijd met de hand gekleurd. Afm. 46,2 x 67,5 cm.Hoewel gebruikelijk in Europa, in het bijzonder bij Engelse uitgevers, was Johnson was de eerste Amerikaanse kaartenmaker die een overzicht met nationale vlaggen en emblemen in een atlas opnam. Buitengewoon praktisch in havensteden als New York en Boston, waar marine- en koopvaardijschepen uit de hele wereld aanlegden. Hoewel de burgeroorlog in 1868 eigenlijk al voorbij is, bevat de gravure naast een vlag met 35 sterren van de Verenigde Staten ook nog een vlag van de ?Confederate States of America (so called)??, de Zuidelijke Staten dus, die de oorlog hadden verloren. In latere edities van de atlas verdwijnt deze vlag.De prent bevat verder een aantal 19de-eeuwse nieuwigheden waaronder de American Jack (de blauwe vlag met alleen sterren), de Belgische vlag, de vlag van San Salvador, de vlag van Siam, de vlag van het eiland Man en verschillende Pruisische vlaggen. De vlag van de Engelse East India Company staat er nog wel op, de vlag van Verenigde Oostindische Compagnie inmiddels niet meer.Prijs: ? 650,-.

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        THE ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF THE PARIS INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION PUBLISHED WITHTHE ART JOURNAL SELECTED PICTURES SERIES 1868

      James S. Virtue,, London 1868 - B&W Illustrations; 288, 216-329 [1] pages; The Illustrated Catalogue of the Paris International Exhibition Published with the Art Journal. Separately paginated 2 vols in one [apparently this is the second part with the first having been published in the previus year]. Provenance- the Privare library of Charles Fletcher. Bound in 3/4 scarlet morocco leather over pebble-grain red cloth. Spine with 5 bands. Binding is solid and contents clean and firm. 10 x 13", plate list. ---Linen hinged covers, all edges gilt. Noted for it's unbiased portrayals and opposition to fraud and unattributed works. Replete with plates of the great art works and reference articles. ; 9 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication [Complete in 2 volumes]

      Orange Judd & Company, New York 1868 - Octavo. x,494,[10]pp. viii,568,[8]pp. Original green cloth with blind-stamped borders on covers and gold lettering on spine. Important 19th century work by Darwin on the domestication of animals and plants with detailed facts about artificial selection and discussion of them. Chapter XXVII contains a description of Darwin's theory of heredity which he called pangenesis. Illustrated with b/w reproductions of in-text drawings. With publisher's advertisement section in rear, as issued. "Authorized edition, with a preface by Professor Asa Gray." Some age wear, staining and sunning on binding. Head and tail of spine and corners slightly bumped. Small white stain on front board of Vol. I. Stamp of "Oxford Bookshop" on verso of rear flyleaf. Usual rippling to leaves, few pages creased. Tight copies with binding in good+, interior in very good condition. Freeman 879. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Fürstliche Hessen-Nassauische Hoff- und Ehe-Gerichts-Ordnung. Publicirt den 17ten Januar 1747Auf dem Vorsatz von dem bekannten deutschen Dichter Johann Wilhelm Ludwig Gleim handsigniert.aus dem Nachlaß Gerhard Löwenthalsehr selten !!!!!!!

      halbleder 4. HalbLedereinband d. Zeit auf 7 Bünden 187 S. + 2 IndicesNamensvermerk auf dem VorsatzblattEinband bestoßen, Rücken wurmstichig, kleiner Abriß am vorderen Vorsatzblatt, sonst innen tadellos!Die preußische Provinz Hessen-Nassau war 1868 aus den 1866 von Preußen annektierten Ländern Kurhessen und Nassau, dem Kreis Biedenkopf (Hessisches Hinterland) des Großherzogtums Hessen sowie der Freien Stadt Frankfurt entstanden. Sie umfasste den nördlichen und mittleren Teil des heutigen Bundeslandes Hessen, in den allerdings die hessische Provinz Oberhessen eingelagert war, sowie Teile von Rheinland-Pfalz, Niedersachsen und Thüringen und bestand bis 1944. Die größten Städte waren Frankfurt am Main, Kassel (Provinzhauptstadt) und Wiesbaden. Die Provinz hatte eine Fläche von 15.700 km und (1905) gut zwei Millionen Einwohner. Nach dem Deutschen Krieg 1866 gelangten das Kurfürstentum Hessen (Residenzstadt Kassel), das Herzogtum Nassau (Residenzstadt Wiesbaden), die Freie Stadt Frankfurt und die bayerischen Ämter Gersfeld und Orb unter preußische Herrschaft. Ferner musste das Großherzogtum Hessen den Kreis Biedenkopf, das sog. Hessische Hinterland, sowie die kurz zuvor erworbene Landgrafschaft Hessen-Homburg an Preußen abtreten, es erhielt allerdings das zuvor kurhessische Bad Nauheim.Obwohl die mitten in Hessen gelegene, ehemals Freie Reichsstadt Wetzlar schon im Jahre 1815 preußisch und 1822 Kreisstadt des neu geschaffenen preußischen Landkreises Wetzlar geworden war, blieb sie weiter im Regierungsbezirk Koblenz der Rheinprovinz. Erst am 1. Oktober 1932 wurden Stadt und Kreis Wetzlar in den Regierungsbezirk Wiesbaden der Provinz Hessen-Nassau eingegliedert.Die neuen preußischen Gebiete wurden zunächst in den Regierungsbezirken Cassel und Wiesbaden unter einem vorläufigen preußischen Oberpräsidium in Cassel vereinigt.Am 7. Dezember 1868 entstand hieraus die neue preußische Provinz Hessen-Nassau. Sie gliederte sich wie in Preußen üblich in Stadtkreise und Landkreise.(wikipedia)

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        Dossier of Proof Plates from "Les Civilises

      1868. unbound. good. Le Riche, Henry.. 36 color and 34 black & white lithographs. Unbound. Sheets range between 11'' x 9.5'' and 13''x 9.5". Edge-worn dossier with edges of lithographs slightly sunned, still in good condition. These 70 proof plates from artist Henry Le Riche (1868-1944) are meant to accompany a limited edition version of Claude Ferrere's (1876-1957) "Les Civilises," which won the Goncourt Price in 1905. Featuring multiple states of many of the illustrations, this dossier provides an in-depth and unique look into the artist's process as well as turn-of-the-century Indochina. Intricate lines combine with a muted yet varied color palate to portray the many scenes described in the book, including Hanoi, Singapore, brothels, opium dens, and harbor towns. Henry le Rich was a French painter, sculptor, illustrator and designer who taught engraving at the Academy of Fine Arts in Paris.

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        The Natural Wealth of California.

      H H Bancraft & Company, San Francisco 1868 - 1st Edition. Leather bound about 10.5 inches tall by 7.5 inches wide 696 pages + ads. Index. Marbled endpapers. Description: This copy is presented and signed by H H Bancroft. The subtitle reads: "Comprising Early History; Geography, Topography, and Scenery; Climate; Agriculture and Commercial Products; Geology, Zoology, and Botany; Mineralogy, Mines, and Mining Processes; Manufacturers; Steamship Lines, Railroads, and Commerce; Immigration, Population and Society; Educational Institutions and Literature; Together with a Detailed Description of Each County; its Topography, Scenery, Cities and Towns, Agricultural Advantages, Mineral Resources, and Varied Productions." Cowan states: ''The best and most reliable work of the time. Many coipes were issued without plates.'' This copy does not have plates. Cowan, pages 150-1; Wheat's Books of the California Gold Rush Number 53. BINDING/CONDITION: this is the deluxe binding; dark brown leather; beveled edges, raised spine bands, all edges gilt; owner's name stamped in gilt on the front cover; the spine hinges are split in spots on the binding, interior hinges are sound; the binding is rubbed away at the top spine; other rubbing to the binding; in general Fair condition, but it does look better than it sounds; structurally sound. ISBN: B00DGRV0R6 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Antwerpen - Johan Barthold Jongkind, 1868.

      ONDERGAANDE ZON IN HAVEN VAN ANTWERPEN?Anvers?. Ets vervaardigd in 1868 door Johan Barthold Jongkind. 3e staat (van 4). Afm. 15,4 x 23,4 cm.Jongkind (1819 ? 1891) had zijn eigen stijl vervolmaakt rond 1860. Hij heeft het ?zware? realisme achter zich gelaten, maar is nog niet zo lichtzinnig als het impressionisme. Hij schetste en aquarelleerde in de open lucht en trachtte exact dat vast te leggen wat er voor hem afspeelde. Meestal lag daarbij de nadruk op de sfeer rondom een te schilderen object, in plaats van op het object zelf. Gedreven door financi?le noodzaak maakte Jongkind toen ook het leeuwendeel van zijn etswerk. Etsen bood immers de mogelijkheid met ??n afbeelding meermaals iets te verdienen.Tegenwoordig is Jongkinds betekenis voor de ontwikkeling van het impressionisme alom erkend. Zijn erfgoed hangt in de grote schilderijencollecties en grafische verzamelingen over de gehele wereld.Literatuur: Michel Melot (1980) ?Graphic art of the pre-impressionists?, nr. J15.Prijs: ?1.750,- (incl. lijst).

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        Steamboat and Erie Canal archive

      Rochester, NY, mid-1860s. Various. "The archive consists of an ALS, a telegram, an invitation, and a first edition booklet called “The Edward Backus Method for Propelling Canal Boats by Steam”, Curtis, Morey & Co., Rochester, NY, 1868. ALS is a single sheet of cream blue lined paper inscribed in black ink and signed “E Backus,” measuring 5” x 8”. Telegram is partly handwritten and printed measuring 5” x 7.5”. Invitation is printed on cream paper measuring 5.375” x 8.375”. Booklet measuring 5.5” x 8.875” is encased in waxed pale pink covers with some discoloration to front.The ALS, written from Newark, NJ on September 23, 1868, is addressed to an unknown “Dear Friend” and offers us the nineteenth-century equivalent of a flustered traveler’s musings while waiting at the airport. Backus complains: “I am here waiting for the lock behind fifty boats, and there are as many more behind me. I passed thru this fore noon and around here about noon inspect to get through the lock about midnight.” Backus appears to be writing from onboard his own vessel, as he later adds: “I had to stop & fix my boiler the next morning after I saw you … have not got a steerman but I guess I can find one.”The November 29, 1867 telegraph was sent to Edward Backus’s business partner J.N. Child, whose name also appears on the August 22, 1868 invitation to view the “Exhibition Trip of the New Steam Canal Boat, ‘Edward Backus’”. The vessel was outfitted with the new Backus propeller wheel, a “driving or traction sub-aqueous wheel, eight feet in diameter and one foot in thickness, which … rested upon the solid bottom of the canal, and revolving on the ground, by its friction propelled the boat” (page 4 of aforesaid booklet). Backus proposed to harness the “slip” or momentum lost when other ways of propulsion, like horse or mule drawing, were used. The booklet acts as a publicity plug, providing potential investors and consumers with an overview of the “Edward Backus Method”. It contains press excerpts from major upstate New York periodicals as well as testimonials. The major advantage of the “Edward Backus Method” was its reduction of coal use, yet this was negated by consequently increased travel time. The September 23, 1868 issue of the Scientific American tells us that the “Edward Backus” delivered 200 tons of coal on its exhibition trip at an average rate of speed of 2 miles an hour from Ithaca to Buffalo. “This rate hardly proves the superiority of this mode of propulsion over that of horses on the score of speed,” the journalist snarkily remarked.This archive testifies to the vital importance of the canal system in American commerce, and also gives us the historical context in which to consider Edward Backus’s cost-saving invention of steam-propelled canal boats. The Erie Canal system connected New York City to the Great Lakes via 363 miles of canals and locks after 1808. At its peak around 1855, 33,000 vessels used the canal to transport goods. Very little is known about Edward Backus, but he continued inventing well into the 1880s, when he patented a modification of brakes."

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        The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication [Complete in 2 volumes]

      New York: Orange Judd & Company, 1868. First American edition. Hardcover. vg. Octavo. x,494,[10]pp. viii,568,[8]pp. Original green cloth with blind-stamped borders on covers and gold lettering on spine. Important 19th century work by Darwin on the domestication of animals and plants with detailed facts about artificial selection and discussion of them. Chapter XXVII contains a description of Darwin's theory of heredity which he called pangenesis. Illustrated with b/w reproductions of in-text drawings. With publisher's advertisement section in rear, as issued. "Authorized edition, with a preface by Professor Asa Gray." Some age wear, staining and sunning on binding. Head and tail of spine and corners slightly bumped. Small white stain on front board of Vol. I. Stamp of "Oxford Bookshop" on verso of rear flyleaf. Usual rippling to leaves, few pages creased. Tight copies with binding in good+, interior in very good condition. Freeman 879.

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        Funny Animals; A Picture Book for the Nursery: Comprising 1. The Kitten Cousins 2. Mister Fox. 3. Chit Chat By a Motherly Cat. 4. Story of a Robber Kitten. With Thirty-Two Pages of Illustrations, Printed in Oil Colours

      London & Edinburgh: T. Nelson and Sons, 1868. (76) pages; title page printed in red; illustrated throughout in colors, with each page printed one side only-evidently this process of colour printing caused some bleed-through to the other side and the publisher avoided having to deal with this by using only one side of the sheet; with humorous verses accompanying each story, mostly about cats and one about a fox, who are often anthropomorphized with human-like expressions as in the later Louis Wain work; the illustrations not credited and neither are the verses; a kind correspondent informs us that they are the work of Comus, the pseudonym of R.M. Ballantyne; occasionally, the illustrations are fairly brutal and straightforward, with the fox and his family chewing up stolen booty-a fat goose and duck, which they bloodily dismember and eat in their den and the cat mother whipping her child (with a cat-o'-nine-tails of course) for stealing cream; each story with its own half-title page; an OCLC search at the time of cataloguing indicates 2 institutionally held copies only; book 7 1/2" x 11" approx. size; bound in the original publisher's gilt-decorated and blindstamped salmon colored pebbled finish cloth; some edge, tips wear-through, soiling to binding; spine cloth very dulled; some soiling, occasional closed tear to contents; binding loosened; illustrations bright and in very good condition, an interesting survival and evidence of an intriguing colour printing process being tried at the time. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. Illus. by Comus .

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        Rare Signature! Incorporating “Genl GA Custer” addressing an envelope in Hays, Kansas, General George Armstrong Custer writes to his wife in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

      Hays City, Kansas, November 5, 1868. 5" x 3". "Envelope addressed by Custer to his wife incorporating his actual signature “Mrs Genl GA Custer / Fort Leavenworth / Kas. / Per Courier,” 5” x 3”. Partial 3¢ George Washington stamp at upper right, postmarked Hays City, Dec 11, no year. Tears at right edge where opened removing part of the stamp. Mrs. Custer has written on the envelope, in pencil, “Nov. 5 / 68,” date of the letter enclosed.Custer usually addressed envelopes to his wife as “Mrs. Genl Custer.” He rarely added his first two initials, signing the way he signed letters and documents, “GA Custer.”“Custer first came to Kansas in 1866 as Lieutenant Colonel of the newly formed 7th Cavalry. He spent late spring of 1867 at Fort Hays, where the Seventh camped until they had accumulated adequate supplies and ammunition for a summer campaign … The 7th Cavalry was charged with rounding up American Indians opposed to the U.S. government's plan to relocate them onto reservations. Custer stayed at Fort Hays periodically until the 7th was reassigned out of the state in 1871.” --- Kansas Historical SocietyThe Custers were stationed at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, during the winters. In ""The Boy General: Story of the Life of Major-General George A. Custer"" as told by Elizabeth B. Custer (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1901), Mrs. Custer wrote, “We remained in Kansas five years, during which time I was the only officer’s wife who always followed the regiment.”"

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        LOGAN, THE LAST OF THE RACE OF SHIKELLEMUS, CHIEF OF THE CAYUGA NATION. A Dramatic Piece. To which is added The Dialogue of th eBackwoodsman and the Dandy, First Recited at the Buffaloe Seminary, July the 1st, 1821.

      Cincinnati: Robert Clarke & Co., 1868. [ii], 76 pages of text. Hardcover binding with marbled paper-covered boards, leather corners, with the spine covered with black paper to match the corners; lightly rubbed. The marbled endpapers are cracked at the hinge, remaining attached but weakened. Sabin 20489: "A terribly dramatic piece." The title continues "...Reprinted from the Virginia Edition of 1823, with an Appendix Relating to the Murder of Logan's Family." This 1868 publication, uncommon itself, is a reprint of the rare first edition.. Early reprint edition. Hardcover. Very good+ condition. Octavo (8vo).

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        SYNAGOGUE, COR. BROADWAY & 6TH STREET [LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY]

      N.D.. Cardboard. No date (ca. 1868-1875) . Original illustrated mid-29th Century pictorial image mounted on cardboard as issued. 10.5x7.5 cm. Depicts an early post-Civil War Congregation Adath Israel, also known as The Temple, in Louisville, Kentucky. Congregation Adath Israel Brith Sholom “is a Reform synagogue located in Louisville, Kentucky. Originally, the Adath Israel Temple, it adopted its current name following a merger, but is more commonly known by the informal name The Temple. The congregation, the oldest in Kentucky, was chartered in 1842 and has occupied six buildings. It is a founding member of the Union for Reform JudaismÂ…. In 1868 the congregation built an elaborate domed synagogue in an Orientalist style that featured twin towers topped by tall domes and a Torah Ark with a horseshoe arch topped by a similar dome” (Wikipedia 2017) , the building depicted in this image. Lewis Dembitz, prominent lawyer and uncle of Louis D. Brandeis, was likely involved in the synagogue, as he held a prominent role in the establishment of the early institutions of the Reform movement in Louisville. Image depicts synagogue with trees, people walking on the sidewalk, and a horse-drawn carriage and a man pushing a cart in the street. The image is included on the synagogueÂ’s current website. SUBJECT(S) : Synagogues, Louisville, KY, History. Very little markings and rubbing. Pencil markings and slight taining on the back that do not affect the image. Very good + condition. A beautiful and rare image. (AMR-53-7) .

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        Autograph Letter, signed ("T.H. Huxley"), to Mr. W. Parsons of the Topographical School

      London, 1868. 1 page, on a bifolium with blindstamped letterhead of the Geological Survey of England and Wales letterhead. 1 vols. 12mo. Very good. With front panel of envelope addressed by Huxley tipped to integral blank. 1 page, on a bifolium with blindstamped letterhead of the Geological Survey of England and Wales letterhead. 1 vols. 12mo. Attractive autograph of Thomas H. Huxley (1825-1895), biologist and influential advocate of Darwin's theories. "after studying Ernst Haeckel's morphological approach to constructing 'phylogenies' (Haeckel's neologism) Huxley began drawing 'trees' of living gallinaceous birds. His work also showed an increasing biogeographic awareness: it was Huxley at this time who coined the term 'Wallace's line' to divide the Australian and Asian faunal zones. However, his most spectacular pedigree was a dinosaur ancestry for birds … in 1868 Huxley talked at the Royal Institution on the ratites (ostrich group) as the descendants of Compsognathus-like dinosaurs" (ODNB) Reading: "I am much obliged for the useful Geological table you have been so good as to send me..."

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        Farewell to the World of Richard Bishop, Who Now Lies Under Sentence..

      , 1868. 1868. Annoyed to Death [Broadside]. [Execution]. [Great Britain]. Farewell to the World of Richard Bishop, Who Now Lies Under Sentence of Death in Maidstone Gaol, For the Murder of Alfred Cartwright. London: H. Disley, Printer, [1868]. 9-1/2" x 7-1/2" verse broadside. Main text in two columns separated by rules. Some toning, creasing and a few minor stains, contemporary annotations to verso, otherwise fine. * A broadside ballad issued before the public hanging of Bishop for the murder of his neighbor, Cartwright. The murder was provoked by a shouting match between Bishop and another man on a nearby street that woke Cartwright. Irritated, he called the police. Bishop was arrested and an angry Cartwright followed him and the policemen, proclaiming angrily that he intended to press charges against his noisy neighbor. Angered by his taunting, Bishop broke free of the police and stabbed Cartwright to death. Bishop was sentenced at the Old Bailey but hanged outside Maidstone Prison, Kent, 27 days later. It was the last public execution to take place in Kent, less than a month before the last public execution in England, which occurred in London on May 26, 1868. Our copy is probably a printer's proof. It is printed on scrap paper watermarked 1844 and has an unrelated annotation dated 1848 to its verso.

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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; Versand D: 5,00 EUR Geschichte der Mathematik, Jahrbücher, Mathematik, Zeitschriften

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        The Indian tribes of Guiana; Their Condition and Habits. With Researches into Their Past History, Superstitions, Legends, Antiquities, Languages, &c

      London: Bell and Daldy, 1868, 1868. First edition thus; a smaller version was issued in London in 1851 and New York in 1852. Sabin 7746. Cloth a little soiled and rubbed; frontis detached; rear hinge enforced with tape; a good, sound copy.. 8vo, original blind-stamped green cloth, gilt lettering. Frontis, folding map, 18 plates, four text illustrations and title-page vignette. Errata slip tipped in. Reverent Brett spent 55 years as a missionary in Guyana, dying there in 1886. Ownership label of Henry L. Jost, Jr., Kansas City, on the front paste-down.

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        Fables de la Fontaine

      Garnier Freres 1868 - Fables de la Fontaine. Illustrations par J.J. Grandville - 2 volumes in one - Paris: Garnier Freres, 1868 - 4to (7 ½ x 10 3/4”) leather spine with gilt decoration in compartments, all edges gilt - 667 p. - 19,3 x 18 cm. Condition: Excellent copy. Slight foxing and browned on first few pages else near fine. Close to 250 fables by La Fontaine and Aesop are illustrated with a profusion of exquisitely detailed engravings by Grandville. He is in his element fancifully portraying all of the humanized animals and the engravings are quite well printed. The text also includes a 20 page essay on the life of Aesop. A very well preserved copy [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Rendez-vous des Chats in La Chronique illustrée.

      P., La Chronique illustrée, Supplément au Petit Figaro, 25 octobre 1868, un double feuillet grand in-folio (569 x 397). Marge droite très légèrement effrangée, pli horizontal et vertical d'origine, très bel exemplaire. - 11e numéro de la Chronique illustrée, comportant la célèbre illustration de Manet titrée Le Rendez-vous des chats - Dessin original de Manet, reproduite à quasi pleine page en 4e de couverture (438 x 334), ainsi que l'article annonçant la publication de l'ouvrage de Champfleury." Cette lithographie, représentation cocasse du rendez-vous bien parisien de deux chats sur un toit, annonce la publication d'un livre de Champfleury sur les chats avec des illustrations tirées de différentes sources, notamment d'un album japonais. Exécutée d'après une aquarelle gouachée qu'elle reproduit en l'inversant, tirée sur vélin blanc et collée au centre d'une grande affiche de papier violet aux lettres noires, elle fut placardée sur les murs à partir du 17 octobre 1868 (date du dépôt légal) et obtint un succès retentissant. Un cliché reproduisant la lithographie grandeur nature parut dans la Chronique illustrée du 25 octobre avec un article annonçant la parution de l'ouvrage. Une semaine après l'apparition de l'affiche sur les murs, cet article évoque déjà le " célèbre dessin de Manet ", en mentionnant sa reproduction (une gravure sur bois) dans le livre, " la plus curieuse de toutes ces curieuses illustrations ".Le livre connut un vif succès et la lithographie servit de nouveau pour une petite affiche de librairie, tirée sur un papier ordinaire avec le texte imprimé en rouge, annonçant la deuxième édition. Cette lithographie est devenue extrêmement rare ; déjà, en 1884, un article de la Gazette des Beaux-Arts évoquait " l'affiche devenue introuvable " de Manet ( ) ; cette lithographie fut l'une des premières affiches véritablement artistiques à décorer les murs de Paris. " (Sources : Juliet Wilson, Manet, dessins, aquarelles, eaux-fortes, lithographies, correspondance, éd. Huguette Berès, 1978, fiche 78).Superbe exemplaire absolument non rogné et n'ayant jamais été relié, à l'illustration très bien contrastée, le papier étant resté bien blanc et sans aucune rousseurs, condition des plus rares et désirables.Nous joignons à l'exemplaire la tête de collection de la Chronique illustrée (du numéro spécimen, supplément au Petit Figaro du 14 août 1868 correspondant au N°1 au N°86 (manquent les Nos 70 & 82)), états divers.

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        Modern American Architecture. Designs And Plans For Villas, Farm-Houses, Cottages, City Residences, Churches, School-Houses, &c., &c.; Containing Fifty-Five Original Plates Giving In Details Plans And Illustrations Suited To All Parts Of The Country

      Troy: A.J. Bicknell & Co, 1868. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. publisher's cloth decorated in blind, front cover lettered in gilt. Very good. Unpaginated. Folio, 35 x 27 cm. Tinted lithographic frontispiece, four text pages. 8 pages of adverts at rear, three of which for hot air furnaces. A fine pattern book by Cummings, from Troy, New York and Miller, from Toledo, Ohio. The authors give designs in plan and elevation for a wide variety of dwelling houses as well as designs for row houses, tenement houses, fire engine house, school houses, street front commercial buildings, churches, etc. Scarce if not rare work. Plates lithographed and printed by Julius Bien, New York. Clipping mounted to blank recto of Plate 1. Interior contents very fresh and clean, backstrip extremities nicked, modest extremity rubbing. HITCHCOCK 306.

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        Antwerpen - Johan Barthold Jongkind, 1868.

      ONDERGAANDE ZON IN HAVEN VAN ANTWERPEN?Anvers?. Ets vervaardigd in 1868 door Johan Barthold Jongkind. 3e staat (van 4). Afm. 15,4 x 23,4 cm.Jongkind (1819 ? 1891) had zijn eigen stijl vervolmaakt rond 1860. Hij heeft het ?zware? realisme achter zich gelaten, maar is nog niet zo lichtzinnig als het impressionisme. Hij schetste en aquarelleerde in de open lucht en trachtte exact dat vast te leggen wat er voor hem afspeelde. Meestal lag daarbij de nadruk op de sfeer rondom een te schilderen object, in plaats van op het object zelf. Gedreven door financi?le noodzaak maakte Jongkind toen ook het leeuwendeel van zijn etswerk. Etsen bood immers de mogelijkheid met ??n afbeelding meermaals iets te verdienen.Tegenwoordig is Jongkinds betekenis voor de ontwikkeling van het impressionisme alom erkend. Zijn erfgoed hangt in de grote schilderijencollecties en grafische verzamelingen over de gehele wereld.Literatuur: Michel Melot (1980) ?Graphic art of the pre-impressionists?, nr. J15.Prijs: ?1.750,- (incl. lijst).

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        Les Progrès de l'industrie à l'Exposition universelle. Portefeuille des ingénieurs, mécaniciens, constructeurs, architectes, fabricants, directeurs d'usines, etc

      1868 - 2 volumes grand in-folio, de Paris, A. Morel, 1868-1869, , 2 volumes grand in-folio, de I. (6) pages, 102 planches, (1) feuillet de table -II. (2) pages, 120 planches et (1) feuillet de table, demi-chagrin brun, dos lisse orné (Reliure de l'époque), Très important et rare recueil, comprenant 240 belles planches techniques de machines et d'appareils exposés à l'Exposition universelle de 1867. Chacune d'elles, montée sur onglet et exécutée avec une grande exactitude et un soin particulier, contient une description succincte qui explique le mécanisme ainsi que des données d'établissement, des résultats ou des calculs. Légères rousseurs sur les feuillets de texte, les planches sont très bien conservées. Frottements à la reliure, dos et charnière du premier volume accidentés avec décollement du cuir. Traces d'humidité sur les plats. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Original Signed Photograph

      - An extremely rare signed portrait photograph of the notoriously awful soprano, shown as a young woman playing the piano, surrounded by baskets of flowers, her wig clearly visible. She has inscribed and signed on the mat: "Happy Easter! To Charlie and Betty With love from 'Lady Florence.'" One large tear to the mat at the upper edge, and some light water damage and wear to the other edges, but photograph untouched and overall in very good condition. 7 x 9 inches (18.4 x 23.5 cm), matted to 9 x 11 inches (22.7 x 29 cm).Florence Foster Jenkins, an American girl born in 1868 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania to a well-to-do family, has become a legend as "the world's worst opera singer."  She made some vanity 78 rpm records for the Mel-o-tone label during World War Two, and in October 1944 hired Carnegie Hall for a recital.  The bad reviews that resulted from that recital were said to break her heart and she died a few weeks later at age 76, but the recordings have kept her name and her art alive.  In recent years there have been several plays about her, and this year there are three full-length movies.  The first, a French comedy-drama titled "Marguerite," was released earlier this year.  A second, produced in Britain and starring Meryl Streep as Jenkins, is being released in the USA in August, 2016, and later this year a German docu-drama starring soprano Joyce di Donato as Jenkins will premiere.  Two different full-length biographies of Jenkins have appeared within the last weeks in England, one by Darryl Bullock and the other by Jasper Rees. However, autograph material and other historical memorabilia of Jenkins is of the utmost rarity.  

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        Reise der

      Wien, Kaiserlich-Königlichen Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, 1868. 4to (285 x 230mm). [Contains:] Heller, C. Crustaceen. pp. 280, with 25 engraved plates; Grube, E. Anneliden. pp. 46, with 4 (1 coloured) engraved plates; Ritter von. Frauenfeld, G. Mollusken. pp. 16, with 2 lithographed plates. Later half cloth. The complete invertebrate section of this important Austrian expedition around the world.//Nissen ZBI, 4750.

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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 - [4]pp. plus forty-eight engraved plates. Oblong octavo. Original green cloth, gilt- stamped cover. Internally bright and clean. Very good. The third furniture pattern book published in America, issued simultaneously with another Baird title, GOTHIC ALBUM FOR FURNITURE MAKERS. It was preceded by books called THE CABINET-MAKER'S ASSISTANT, published in 1840 and 1842. Depicted are a variety of bed stands, bureaus, wardrobes, tables, bookcases, and more, in a Renaissance Revival style. They are patterned after mid-19th- century French designs. All early American furniture books are rare.

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        Young Men of Great Britain: a journal of amusing and instructive literature: conducted by E.J. Brett. Vol. I-XVI, XXI, XXV, XXXIV, XXXV, XXXVII, Vol. II, III, new series. 23 vols in 20. 4to.

      Newsagents? Publishing Co. (Edwin J. Brett.) 1868-89 8217 - A made up set in mixed condition. Vols IV-X, XII, XIV, XV, XVI are of the reissue. Vols I-III, in half black roan, red labels, vols IV, V, VII, VIII, XIII-XV in orig. maroon cloth, vols VI & XXI, n.s. vol. II-III in original wraps, black cloth spines, the last disbound, vols IX & X, XI & XII, XV & XVI bound together in half black calf, one with red label, vols XXV-XXXVI in brown binder?s cloth causing some browning; some wear. In 1868 Edwin Brett established this companion to Boys of England, aimed at a slightly older readership, edited by Vane St John. It was subsequently combined to form Boys of the Empire and Young Men of Great Britain, 1889. (We have a number of odd volumes, mostly from the reissue, available separately, and also some parts as issued, some in wrappers.) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Die berühmte Fußkünstlerin Louise Ebbighausen, ohne Arme geboren, hat die Ehre, in ihren außerordentlichen Fußleistungen sich zu produciren. Dieselbe hat es in ihrer Kunst so weit gebracht, daß sie nicht nur allein mit den Füßen esssen und trinken kann, sondern die geschicktesten weiblichen Arbeiten zu verrichten im Stande ist, z. B. das Häkeln, Nähen, Stricken, Schreiben, Spinnen u. s. w., dieses verrichtet sie alles mit den Füßen, und zwar mit solcher Leichtigkeit, wie man es sonst mit den Händen verrichten sieht. Die Künstlerin hatte auf ihren Reisen bereits die Ehre, vor sämmtlichen europäischen Höfen sich zu produciren und können Damen sich an ihrem Unterrich betheiligen im Verfertigen künstlicher Blumen aus Wachs und Perlen. (Unterzeichner:) C. Steiner.

      Druck von J. G. Ling in Ulm, ca. 1868. Einblattdruck mit typographischem Text im Rahmen und kl. Holzschnitt-Portrait der Louise Ebbighausen. Blattgr.: 31 x 21 cm. Der umtriebige Veranstalter Steiner wirbt mit reichen Geschenken für jede gelöste Eintrittskarte, von Damenkleidern bis hin zu silbernen Taschenuhren. - Exemplar aus der Circus-Sammlung des Herzog Max in Bayern (1808-1888), mit dessen eigenhänd. Vermerk "München, Jakobidult 1868". Bücher de

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        Antwerpen - Johan Barthold Jongkind, 1868.

      ONDERGAANDE ZON IN HAVEN VAN ANTWERPEN?Anvers?. Ets vervaardigd in 1868 door Johan Barthold Jongkind. 3e staat (van 4). Afm. 15,4 x 23,4 cm.Jongkind (1819 ? 1891) had zijn eigen stijl vervolmaakt rond 1860. Hij heeft het ?zware? realisme achter zich gelaten, maar is nog niet zo lichtzinnig als het impressionisme. Hij schetste en aquarelleerde in de open lucht en trachtte exact dat vast te leggen wat er voor hem afspeelde. Meestal lag daarbij de nadruk op de sfeer rondom een te schilderen object, in plaats van op het object zelf. Gedreven door financiële noodzaak maakte Jongkind toen ook het leeuwendeel van zijn etswerk. Etsen bood immers de mogelijkheid met één afbeelding meermaals iets te verdienen.Tegenwoordig is Jongkinds betekenis voor de ontwikkeling van het impressionisme alom erkend. Zijn erfgoed hangt in de grote schilderijencollecties en grafische verzamelingen over de gehele wereld.Literatuur: Michel Melot (1980) ?Graphic art of the pre-impressionists?, nr. J15.Prijs: ?1.750,- (incl. lijst).

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        Vlaggenkaart, 1868.

      EERSTE AMERIKAANSE OVERZICHT VAN ?S WERELDS ZEEVARENDE NATIES.?Johnson's new chart of national emblems?'. Staalgravure uitgegeven te New York door Alvin Jewett Johnson in 1868 als onderdeel van de Family Atlas. In de tijd met de hand gekleurd. Afm. 46,2 x 67,5 cm.Hoewel gebruikelijk in Europa, in het bijzonder bij Engelse uitgevers, was Johnson was de eerste Amerikaanse kaartenmaker die een overzicht met nationale vlaggen en emblemen in een atlas opnam. Buitengewoon praktisch in havensteden als New York en Boston, waar marine- en koopvaardijschepen uit de hele wereld aanlegden. Hoewel de burgeroorlog in 1868 eigenlijk al voorbij is, bevat de gravure naast een vlag met 35 sterren van de Verenigde Staten ook nog een vlag van de ?Confederate States of America (so called)?', de Zuidelijke Staten dus, die de oorlog hadden verloren. In latere edities van de atlas verdwijnt deze vlag.De prent bevat verder een aantal 19de-eeuwse nieuwigheden waaronder de American Jack (de blauwe vlag met alleen sterren), de Belgische vlag, de vlag van San Salvador, de vlag van Siam, de vlag van het eiland Man en verschillende Pruisische vlaggen. De vlag van de Engelse East India Company staat er nog wel op, de vlag van Verenigde Oostindische Compagnie inmiddels niet meer.Prijs: ? 650,-.

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        SYNAGOGUE, COR. BROADWAY & 6TH STREET [LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY]

      N.D. - No date (ca. 1868-1875) . Original illustrated mid-29th Century pictorial image mounted on cardboard as issued. 10.5x7.5 cm. Depicts an early post-Civil War Congregation Adath Israel, also known as The Temple, in Louisville, Kentucky. Congregation Adath Israel Brith Sholom "is a Reform synagogue located in Louisville, Kentucky. Originally, the Adath Israel Temple, it adopted its current name following a merger, but is more commonly known by the informal name The Temple. The congregation, the oldest in Kentucky, was chartered in 1842 and has occupied six buildings. It is a founding member of the Union for Reform Judaism . In 1868 the congregation built an elaborate domed synagogue in an Orientalist style that featured twin towers topped by tall domes and a Torah Ark with a horseshoe arch topped by a similar dome" (Wikipedia 2017) , the building depicted in this image. Lewis Dembitz, prominent lawyer and uncle of Louis D. Brandeis, was likely involved in the synagogue, as he held a prominent role in the establishment of the early institutions of the Reform movement in Louisville. Image depicts synagogue with trees, people walking on the sidewalk, and a horse-drawn carriage and a man pushing a cart in the street. The image is included on the synagogue’s current website. SUBJECT(S) : Synagogues, Louisville, KY, History. Very little markings and rubbing. Pencil markings and slight taining on the back that do not affect the image. Very good + condition. A beautiful and rare image. (AMR-53-7)

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        Manuscript Notebook kept by Albert Cushing Crehore in 1899 relating to his work with George Owen Squier on Synchronous AC Telegraphic Systems

      1868. Small quarto, approximately 180 pages, entries in both pencil and ink, plus numerous laid in materials, including diagrams, etc., bound in contemporary oil cloth covered flexible boards, paper label mounted on front cover reads: "A.C. Crehore & G. O. Squier Cable E." Some rubbing to covers, in very good, clean condition. Significant scientific notebook kept by Cornell and Dartmouth physicist Albert Cushing Crehore1 (1868-1958) while working on synchronous AC telegraphic systems with George Owen Squier2 (1865-1934). Squier was a soldier and electrical engineer, who while stationed in Fort Monroe, Virginia in 1894 set up an electrical engineering laboratory for the Artillery Corps. In collaboration with Albert Crehore, a Dartmouth physicist he had met in graduate school, Squier invented electrical instruments for range finding and studying high-speed projectiles. Crehore and Squier invented and patented in 1897 the Polarizing Photo-Chronograph to measure short intervals of time. He also experimented with submarine telegraphy. He and Crehore took out several telegraphy patents (Squier eventually held sixty-five patents) and in 1899 cofounded the Crehore-Squier Intelligence Transmission Company to exploit these ideas commercially. The research eventually came to the attention of Chief Signal Officer Adolphus Greely, who assigned Squier to the Signal Corps during the Spanish-American War and later to cable laying duty in the Philippines. Eventually a network of thirty submarine telegraph cables were laid out and put in operation from 1900 to 1903. The research Crehore and Squier enaged in were invaluable to the development of an understanding of the military advantages of electrical communications. The pair's research took them to England, which is noted on the first page: "Aug 3, 1899... bid Squier adieu. Squier took 12m train for Liverpool to catch the Germanic for New York which sailed Wednesday.Mr. Warner came to station to meet us. Mr. Wise was to send man with papers for Squier to sign..." The following pages contain notes and diagrams detailing experiments and proposals in his work which was to contribute greatly to the development of the teletype and related instruments. One of the early diagrams is of "Transmitters in series," with notes: "Send alphabet and see if the various letters are all right, and whether the signals can be received at all or not with present windings..." A later note reads: "Have prepared sine wave machine to send from Waterville. Causo asked to adjust relay, and has done so. Asked to measure voltage from cable to earth, and speed to 160." In an entry dated Waterville, August 20, 1899: "Have experimented today. Began by trying to receive through transformer. Joined ... line through primary to earth without condenser and using 1000 to 1000 ratio received good signals up to 200 letters per min ..."There are many more passages revealing the scientific process which lead to breakthroughs in communication and transmission. Crehore invented the first Interperometer Barograph to study waves of pressure in atmosphere. He patented in 1900 a duplex-dilex system of telegraphy installed on the Pennsylvania Railroad between Pittsburg and Toledo. He wrote Synchronous and Other Multiple Telegraphs, (McGraw: 1905); was on the staff of the College of Physicians and Surgeons to develop his invention of the Micrograph used to record the action of the heart in 1910. Crehore sold several inventions to General Electric relating to electric railroads. Crehore invented and patented about 1900 a machine he called the Typewriting Telegraph and with his brother and others formed the Typewriting Telegraph Company to promote it. This machine was the forerunner of the teletype machine. It was said that the owners of the teletype patents had to wait until Dr. Crehore's patents had run out before launching their apparatus. Crehore was to later establish himself as a notable nuclear physicist, he wrote in 1926 The Progress of Atomic Theory; What the Neutron Is, in 1941; Atomic Theory, 1942; in 1943 The Crehore Atom, A Mathematical Treatise for The Steady States; in 1951 he published The All Nuclear Atom and Its Implications, amongst numerous other books, papers and articles. Accompanied by a copy of Crehore and Kin 1620-1961, by Amy H. B. Crehore Falcon (Evanston: 1962) 1. Who's Who in America, volume 13, pp., 214; American Men of Science, 9th edition, p. 403, Who Was Who in America, vol. 42. American National Biography, vol. 20, pp., 520-522; Dictionary of American Biography, vol. IX, pp., 489-490

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1868 - 1868 Wisden Rebound Fabulous Condition

      1868. This 1868 original Wisden has been recently rebound by Scriveners Bookbinders in Buxton, Derbyshire in dark green cloth with a dark leather spine and the title and year in gilt to the spine. The rebinding has been beautifully done. The book has been rebound without it's wrappers but the book is completely original, unmarked and in very fine condition - the pages are clean and bright with no markings at all. It would be difficult to find a better copy.

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        Saadja's Arabischer Midrasch Zu Den Zehn Geboten: Herausgegeben, In's Hebräische Und Deutsche Übertragen Von Wilhelm Eisenstädter. . . Tafsir El-asar el-kalimat. . . asarat ha-devarim bil-Arabi [MIdrash in Arabic of the Ten Commandments]

      Im Selbstverlage des Herausgebers. Druck von Jcob Schlossberg, Vienna, Wien 1868 - WorldCat: Libraries worldwide that own item: 11. XII, 34 pages. Pages detached, no binding.

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        Manuscript Notebook kept by Albert Cushing Crehore in 1899 relating to his work with George Owen Squier on Synchronous AC Telegraphic Systems

      Small quarto, approximately 180 pages, entries in both pencil and ink, plus numerous laid in materials, including diagrams, etc., bound in contemporary oil cloth covered flexible boards, paper label mounted on front cover reads: "A.C. Crehore & G. O. Squier Cable E." Some rubbing to covers, in very good, clean condition. Significant scientific notebook kept by Cornell and Dartmouth physicist Albert Cushing Crehore1 (1868-1958) while working on synchronous AC telegraphic systems with George Owen Squier2 (1865-1934). Squier was a soldier and electrical engineer, who while stationed in Fort Monroe, Virginia in 1894 set up an electrical engineering laboratory for the Artillery Corps. In collaboration with Albert Crehore, a Dartmouth physicist he had met in graduate school, Squier invented electrical instruments for range finding and studying high-speed projectiles. Crehore and Squier invented and patented in 1897 the Polarizing Photo-Chronograph to measure short intervals of time. He also experimented with submarine telegraphy. He and Crehore took out several telegraphy patents (Squier eventually held sixty-five patents) and in 1899 cofounded the Crehore-Squier Intelligence Transmission Company to exploit these ideas commercially. The research eventually came to the attention of Chief Signal Officer Adolphus Greely, who assigned Squier to the Signal Corps during the Spanish-American War and later to cable laying duty in the Philippines. Eventually a network of thirty submarine telegraph cables were laid out and put in operation from 1900 to 1903. The research Crehore and Squier enaged in were invaluable to the development of an understanding of the military advantages of electrical communications. The pair's research took them to England, which is noted on the first page: "Aug 3, 1899... bid Squier adieu. Squier took 12m train for Liverpool to catch the Germanic for New York which sailed Wednesday.Mr. Warner came to station to meet us. Mr. Wise was to send man with papers for Squier to sign..." The following pages contain notes and diagrams detailing experiments and proposals in his work which was to contribute greatly to the development of the teletype and related instruments. One of the early diagrams is of "Transmitters in series," with notes: "Send alphabet and see if the various letters are all right, and whether the signals can be received at all or not with present windings..." A later note reads: "Have prepared sine wave machine to send from Waterville. Causo asked to adjust relay, and has done so. Asked to measure voltage from cable to earth, and speed to 160." In an entry dated Waterville, August 20, 1899: "Have experimented today. Began by trying to receive through transformer. Joined ... line through primary to earth without condenser and using 1000 to 1000 ratio received good signals up to 200 letters per min ..." There are many more passages revealing the scientific process which lead to breakthroughs in communication and transmission. Crehore invented the first Interperometer Barograph to study waves of pressure in atmosphere. He patented in 1900 a duplex-dilex system of telegraphy installed on the Pennsylvania Railroad between Pittsburg and Toledo. He wrote Synchronous and Other Multiple Telegraphs, (McGraw: 1905); was on the staff of the College of Physicians and Surgeons to develop his invention of the Micrograph used to record the action of the heart in 1910. Crehore sold several inventions to General Electric relating to electric railroads. Crehore invented and patented about 1900 a machine he called the Typewriting Telegraph and with his brother and others formed the Typewriting Telegraph Company to promote it. This machine was the forerunner of the teletype machine. It was said that the owners of the teletype patents had to wait until Dr. Crehore's patents had run out before launching their apparatus. Crehore was to later establish himself as a notable nuclear physicist, he wrote in 1926 The Progress of Atomic Theory; What the Neutron Is, in 1941; Atomic Theory, 1942; in 1943 The Crehore Atom, A Mathematical Treatise for The Steady States; in 1951 he published The All Nuclear Atom and Its Implications, amongst numerous other books, papers and articles. Accompanied by a copy of Crehore and Kin 1620-1961, by Amy H. B. Crehore Falcon (Evanston: 1962) 1. Who's Who in America, volume 13, pp., 214; American Men of Science, 9th edition, p. 403, Who Was Who in America, vol. 42. American National Biography, vol. 20, pp., 520-522; Dictionary of American Biography, vol. IX, pp., 489-490

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      The first edition, rare and very sought-after (Clouzot) of which there were no large paper copies.Elegant and superb navy blue morocco by Septier, spine in five compartments, date in gilt at foot of spine, gilt roulettes to head- and tailpieces, moiré endpapers and pastedowns, sextuples gilt fillets and fillet frame to covers, double gilt fillets to edges of covers, covers preserved, all edges gilt.A rare and very goo copy nicely bound.Provenance : the library of José Peraya with his ex libris to a free endpaper. Grasset Paris 1868 11,5x18,5cm relié

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