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      New York: D. Van Nostrand, Publisher, 1869 Built for the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad, this is the first major bridge constructed by this noted bridge engineer. The bridge was built of iron resting on stone piers with a pivot draw to allow river traffic to pass. Seven 10-panel Warren deck trusses and one 12-panel polygonal Warren through truss. It opened to traffic November 9, 1868. 71 pages with formulas, calculations and tables, plus twenty-one fold-out plates with map and bridge diagrams, plus forty pages of publisher's ads in the rear. Bound in original dark brown pebbled cloth with lettering stamped in gilt and border stamped in blind. Spine professionally rebacked. Ex-library with bookplate on the front paste-down endpaper, small date stamp on the title page, and call number on the copyright page. No other library markings or pockets were ever present. Light wear at corners. A very good copy.. First edition, first printing. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine and Rare Books]
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      1869. Compiled in French by Jules Verne, from the Original Notes of Dr. Fer­guson; and done into English by "William Lackland." New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1869. 12 pp undated ads. Original green cloth pictorially decorated in gilt. First Edition in English of Jules Verne's first book (and his first book to appear in the English language). Per the "Publisher's Note,"~FIVE WEEKS IN A BALLOON is, in a measure, a satire on English books on African travel. So far as the geography, the inhabitants, the animals, and the features of the countries the travellers pass over, it is entirely accurate... The mode of locomotion is, of course, purely imaginary, and the incidents and adventures fictitious. The latter are abundantly amusing, and, in view of the wonderful "travellers' tales" with which we have been entertained by African explorers, they can scarcely be considered extravagant...~CINQ SEMAINES EN BALLON had been published in French in 1863, and then this Appleton edition was published in March 1869 (they promoted it just prior to publication as FOUR WEEKS IN A BALLOON); Chapman & Hall's British edition -- which is virtually impossible to find -- did not come out for another year, by June 1870.~This copy is in very good-plus condition (minor wear at the head of the spine, a very faint mark on the front cover). Taves & Mich­aluk V001; Myers 20.

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
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        The Works of Thomas Hood Comic and Serious in Prose and Verse with all the Original Illustrations - [Complete in 10 Volumes]

      London; E. Moxon, 1869. 1st Edition in this form. Description: 10 vol fronts. Port. , illus. 20 cm. Subject: Poetry - Miscellaneous. Very good copies all in the original gilt-blocked, green buckram cloth. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and dust-toned as with age. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        The American Bond Detector; And Complete History of the United States Government Securities; Issued Under The Sanction Of The United States Treasury DepartmentÖ

      Washington, D.C.: 1869. oblong folio. pp. 2 p.l., 100. 22 engraved plates of American bank notes (some colour) & 9 chromolithographed & embossed plates of coins in gold, silver & copper metallic tones. new half calf, original cloth from front cover bound in (paper lightly embrowned, light soiling or foxing to some plates). First Edition. The plates of the bonds were printed at the Treasury Department from the original dies in the possession of the government and show all of the bonds issued under the Acts of Congress from July 17, 1861, to March 3, 1868. The descriptive text includes important details to aid in the detection of counterfeits. Also included are nine chromolithographed and embossed plates in metallic tones showing the obverse and reverse of different denominations of gold, silver, and copper American and international coins. This is the only work of its type ever produced due to the fact that the Treasury Department refused to authorize any further use of its security dies. The intent was to furnish ?bankers and the public with a positive and permanent basis for testing the genuineness of their bonds, and for the dissemination of information believed to be of the first importance for the protection alike of individuals and the government?. The publishers have carefully guarded their plates from the liability of any possible transfer or misuse by the adoption of a small segmented mutilation in the form of the letter V. Authorship has been attributed to both Nehemiah George Ordway, who is listed on the verso of the title as having filed for copyright, and to Laban Heath, who wrote Heath?s Infallible Counterfeit Detector (1864).

      [Bookseller: D & E Lake Ltd. (ABAC, ILAB)]
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        Our American Cousin: a Drama, in 3 Acts

      (S.l.): (s.n.); 1869, First printing. Very good. Duodecimo, Wrappers; »»» The first printed appearance of the popular play that Lincoln was watching when he was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth in 1865. Laura Keene had acquired the rights to Tom Taylor's "Our American Cousin" in 1858, and opened it that year in her theatre in New York. The play was a great success and Ms. Keene was very careful to protect her property. Besides the original manuscript owned by Keene and one other manuscript copy found in the estate of Joshua Silsbee, the play only existed in the manuscript prompt books used by the actors until Ms. Keene finally allowed this version of the play to be printed in 1869. Even then, despite its tragic link to Lincoln's murder, the play retained enough popularity that Keene was careful to prominently state on the title page that the work was "Printed, but not published." Copyright law at the time was not very protective of dramatic works deemed to have been "published." (See Bryan, "The Great American Myth," p. 176; Taylor, "Our American Cousin: the Play that Changed History," p. 25.) This copy is bound in original plain light blue wrappers over a sewn binding. Original cast from the 1858 opening at Laura Keene's Theatre, New York, appears on verso of title page. The last words that Lincoln heard on this earth appear on page 37. Heel of spine has some shallow chewing along last 3/4," title and year lightly pencilled on front cover, title penned in contemporary ink on spine. A nice example of this scarce piece.

      [Bookseller: Back Creek Books LLC, ABAA/ILAB]
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        A Description of the New York Central Park

      F. J. Huntington and Co. New York 1869. Very Good with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover Green cloth with elaborate gilt decoration. Gilt on spine just a bit dull, but still quite bright; gilt on boards very bright. A bit of very light rubbing/bumping at spine extremities and tips of corners. 1/4" closed tear in cloth at top rear corner. A bit of light rubbing along bottom edges of boards. Some very faint rubbed soil to portions of front board, but overall, the binding is quite clean & bright. Previous owners name, with 1885 date on the first blank. Some light foxing to the first and last few pages, and a few pages within. Page edges somewhat age-darkened, with a small smudge on the page fore-edges. Else pages clean. Tissues present at frontis and between the two map illustrations. The frontis tissue has some foxing. Overall, a quite nice copy of this fairly scarce, interesting title. ; B Illustrations; 9 x 6-1/2"; 206 pages

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        The Poems of Emma C. Embury

      New York - Hurd and Houghton, 1869 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A scarce first edition of this handsome collection of the poetry of Emma C. Embury. Author's presentation copy: Mrs. Williams, with compliments of Mrs E. Embury. Christmas 1869. Emma Catherine Embury (February 25, 1806 February 10, 1863) was an American author and poet. She was born in New York City on February 25, 1806, to Dr. James R. Manley and Elizabeth Post. She became a regular contributor of juvenile verse and stories to the New York Mirror by the age of twenty. On May 10, 1828 Emma married Daniel Embury, a Brooklyn banker. For a time, she was one of two lady editors for Graham's Magazine in Philadelphia, along with Ann S. Stephens. She died in Brooklyn on February 10, 1863. This is the first complete edition of Embury's poetry and was published six years after her death. It includes her principle poetic work, Guido: A Tale. With attractive bookplate to front pastedown of Barbara Muriel Collins. Condition: In a decorative cloth binding with bevelled edges to boards. Externally, rubbed to extremities only. Slight loss to cloth at head and tail of spine. Front hinge failed. Internally, firmly bound. Front free endpaper partially detached, though holding firm. Fairly bright and very clean with spots to a couple of pages only. Overall: VERY GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        [Op. 333]. Wein, Weib und Gesang! Walzer fûr das Pianoforte

      Wien: C. A. Spina [PN] C.S. 21731. [1869]. Oblong folio. Unbound as issued. 1f. (title), pp. 3-11, [i] engraved music. With decorative lithographic title printed in brown depicting a couple in a garden with a mandolin. & & Title separated at spine and very slightly browned, creased and chipped at edges. With previous owner's small handstamp ("Treitschke") to upper outer corner. . First Edition. Fuld p. 653. Schneider 298, p. 110, no. 789. SEV p. 525. Weinmann p. 97. & & One of Strauss's best-known and loved works, this waltz was composed for the Men's Singing Association of Vienna.

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        Lives of the Saints

      London: John Camden Hotten, 1869. [4], 374pp, [4]. Contemporary full morocco, bevelled boards, raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, remaining panels with central knotwork device and cross corner pieces, covers with triple fillet frame in blind, with an inner panel made up of onlaid cross and roundel corner pieces, with a central onlaid cross, surrounded by a roundel, with crosses and flower heads to border of inner panel, upper cover with title in gilt, gilt roll to inner edge, a.e.g., curl pattern marbled endpapers. Rubbed to extremities, small split to head of front outer joint, corners bumped, head of spine slightly chipped, inner joints cracked but holding well, first gathering very slightly proud with the fore-edge of the 'list of minatures' page very slightly chipped, otherwise internally bright and clean, calligraphic presentation leaf to the Reverend Thomas Bowles before half-title. With fifty chromolithographic plates (as per list and the V&A copy - the title calls for fifty-one, but this seems to be erroneous) and decorative borders. Binding is by Ramage. Uncommon, with only the BL, V&A, ULRLS and Lambeth holding copies on COPAC. First Edition. Full Morocco. Good+. Illus. by Kellerhoven, F.. 4to.

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        American Bibliopolist, a literary register and monthly catalogue of old and new books, and repository of notes and queries, 2 volumes

      New York: Sabin & Sons, 1869. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. The ultimate and extremely scarce and informative overview on the book business of 19th c America-old and new books, notes, descriptions, values, prices, dealers, auctions, notes, wonderful ads, comments-they're all here-a must for any antiquarian bibliophile, 2 volumes, detached leather covers which are due for rebinding and worn marble boards. 416pps, 384pps. Contains complete issues vol 1:1-12 and volume 2: 1-12 on better than average paper, few marks or spots, no foxing, irresistible information..

      [Bookseller: BohemianBookworm]
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        Slavnost polozeni zakladniho kamena k narodnimu Divadlu: Národni slavnost v Praze dne 16. kvetna 1868

      Prague: Gregr, Eduard, 1869. The embossed black boards are loose and being held by 3 stripes of tape. Internally good, with minimal yellowing of pages. Text block is solid, pages are bright. A publication commemorating the opening of the Czech National Theatre, in 1868. Text in Czech. Text knihy je v cestine. Obe desky jsou prilozene a spojene tremi paskami, hrbet jiz neexistuje. Vnitrne je kniha solidni, text na strankach je jasny. Presnejsi popis s fotograffiemi je k dispozici na pozadani.. 1st Edition. Binding - Hard Cover. * Fair/No Jacket. Small Folio, over 12" (305mm) tall..

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        The Art of Illuminating As Practiced in Europe from the Earliest Times

      London: Day and Son, 1869. First edition. Thick quarto. Original lavishly gilt and interwoven brown cloth both covers and spine, bevelled boards. Chromolithographed title and half-title, 100 chromolithographed plates printed on thick card paper each with tissue guard providing a thorough overview of the art of illumination from the 6th-16th Centuries. Hinges reinforced, corners very slightly bumped, else near fine copy of what is certainly the most authoritative treatise on this topic from an artistic point of view.

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        Historical Memorials of Westminster Abbey [Foredge Painting of Westminster Abbey]

      London: John Murray 1869, 3rd And revised edition. () lv,704pp. Fine. Octavo. Full dark brown morocco with gilt panel design and gilt ruling stamped to both boards. Spine in 6 compartments, gilt titles stamped to one, remaining stamped elaborately in gilt. Rolled gilt design to turn-ins. Marbled endpapers. A.e.g. Internally tight and clean with only light and occasional foxing. With a fantastic foredge painting of Westminster Abbey, the subject of this book. Because this is a thick book, the painting is quite large and detailed, depicting the Abbey and surrounding areas. A very attractive book. Westminster Abbey.

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      1869. With Sixty-four Illustrations by Marcus Stone. [In Two Volumes.] London: Strahan and Company, 1869. Original blind-stamped green cloth. First Edition in book form. Louis Trevelyan "knew he was right" about his young wife's infidelity. This is~a long and detailed study of the gradual falling into madness of a suspicious husband... The final stages of his mental and moral dilapidation have a wild affliction unusual in the controlled world of Trollope characters. [Sadleir]~This was one of the eight Trollope novels that were initially serialized in parts -- issued in 32 weekly wrappered parts (also available as eight monthly parts), beginning in October 1867 and ending in May 1869. There were two Marcus Stone plates in each weekly part -- hence sixty-four here, in the entire novel. The publisher Virtue gave Trollope extremely generous terms in order to be chosen to publish this novel -- too generous: Virtue "went under" after the 29th part, after which another publisher Strahan issued the remaining few -- as well as this two-volume publication in the final month of serialization, using the exact same leaves and illustrations.~This is a near-fine set, with very minor shelf-wear at the extremities, and minor cracking of the delicate original pale yellow endpapers. In our experience this novel seems to be scarcer in the original cloth than most of Trollope's other illustrated (i.e. serialized) novels. Sadleir (TROLLOPE) 31. Housed in a handsome morocco-backed slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
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        He Knew He Was Right

      London - Strahan and Company, 1869 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of this classic novel from Anthony Trollope about a jealous husband and a stubborn wife. With sixty-four illustrations by Marcus Stone, including tissue-guarded frontispieces to each volume. As is common with Trollope's works, there are also several substantial subplots. Trollope makes constant allusions to Shakespeare's Othello throughout the novel. Complete in two volumes. Condition: In red half-morocco bindings. Externally sound, though with some wear to the spines and extremities. Some marks to the boards also. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are mainly bright and clean, with just the odd spot. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments : translated out of the original tongues: and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, by His Majesty's special command

      London : Printed by Eyre and Spottiswoode, printers to the Queen's most excellent majesty 1869 - Description: unpaginated: frontis., 2 colour maps, plates ; 28cm. Notes: "Appointed to be read in chruches" --title page. Separate title page for the New Testament, dated 1869. Contains a 3-page register of births, with 7 handwritten entries by previous owners. In double columns with textual notes in margins. Finely bound in the original full black leather over bevelled boards. Professionally rebacked with a portion of the original spine cover laid back. Raised bands. Very impressively finished. Blind-stamped borders to front and rear panels. Slight rubbing to the panel edges. All edges gilt. Minor, scattered marginal foxing. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. 3 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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      [Np. nd. but ca. 1869].. Original cloth, lettered in gilt, decorated in blind. Extremities of spine a little frayed; cloth somewhat faded, front inner hinge cracking slightly, otherwise a good copy. Second edition, slightly revised from the first edition of 1864. Inscribed on the front free endpaper: "Charles Nordhoff Esq with the regards of William Cullen Bryant. Nov. 30. 1869--." Charles Nordhoff (1830-1901), the Prussian-born journalist and author, wrote several works based on his youthful experiences as an American sailor, as well as guidebooks and the pioneering work, THE COMMUNISTIC SOCIETIES OF THE UNITED STATES. He was a close friend of Bryant and served with him on the editorial staff of the NEW YORK EVENING POST. BAL 1706.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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      1869. The Irish Member. With Twenty Illustrations by J. E. Millais, R.A. In Two Volumes. London: Virtue & Co., 1869. Original blind-stamped green cloth. First Edition of the second of Trollope's six "Palliser Novels." About this tale Trollope later wrote:~It is all fairly good except the ending, -- as to which till I got to it I had made no provision. As I fully intended to bring my hero again into the world, I was wrong to marry him to a simple pretty Irish girl, who could only be felt as an encumbrance on such return. When he did return [in PHINEAS REDUX] I had no alternative but to kill the simple pretty Irish girl, which was an unpleasant and awkward necessity.~PHINEAS FINN has an unusual publishing history, which helps to explain the book's scarcity today. In 1867, James Virtue (son of a publisher) decided to begin publishing fiction, and to do so with a bang. He launched Saint Paul's Magazine, with Trollope as editor; its first twenty issues contained PHINEAS FINN. (He paid Trollope the generous price of 3,200 pounds for its copyright, plus the same sum for Trollope's next book, HE KNEW HE WAS RIGHT; combined, this "marked the summit of Trollope's achievement as a novelist-earner" [Sadleir].) However, 1868 was Virtue's year of doubt: though he went all out issuing serial parts of HE KNEW HE WAS RIGHT, he was dismayed at how poorly Saint Paul's Magazine (with PHINEAS FINN) was doing. 1869 was Virtue's year of disillusion: just before deciding to liquidate, he published PHINEAS FINN as a book (neglecting to put the author's name on the binding, in his haste and inexperience). Liquidation followed immediately, with the copyright to both novels being sold to Strahan (who finished the serialization and then published the book edition of HE KNEW HE WAS RIGHT). Virtue, then out of general publishing altogether, was thus prevented from putting the rest of his unsold sheets of PHINEAS FINN on the market; by 1870 Strahan was selling a one-volume "cheap" edition of it, and by 1871 Routledge was issuing Virtue's unsold sheets in a two-volumes-in-one format. In short, as Sadleir said in 1928, "First Editions of PHINEAS FINN in the original Virtue binding are scarce, and copies in fine state are very rare indeed."~This is a near-fine set, with only minor rubbing of the binding extremities; the cover gilt remains quite bright, and the original pale yellow endpapers are present and intact. The twenty plates by the famous Pre-Raphaelite artist John Everett Millais are sharp, and most retain their tissue guards. Though just short of "fine," this title seldom seems to turn up much better. Sadleir (TROLLOPE) 30 (and pp 290-293).

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        COLTON'S NEW SECTIONAL MAP of the STATE of KANSAS Compiled from the United States Surveys & other Authentic Sources

      NY: Colton. NEAR FINE foldout pocket map.. 1869 (1867cp). EARLY printing. softcover. NEAR FINE fold out pocket map. A 2 piece map, each 27.5"X24". MISSING the cloth cover. Hand colored in bright pastels. . ZERO aging, foxing, soiling, damp staining or any other kind of stain. Each section unfolds 4 times up & down and 6 across, resulting in 48 fold line intersections. About half these intersections with an 1/8" tear, a few up to 1/2". Tears easily repaired. No actual loss of material, except where each half had been torn from its respective cover, resulting in one small loss in each side. .

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      New York:: G. P. Putnam,, 1869. First Edition. Very Good++. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED ON TITLE PAGE BY GORHAM D. ABBOTT. Very Good++ hardback First Edition First Printing in original cloth binding with gilt lettering spine. With book plate front paste-down. Minimal sun spine, mild soil edges, mild foxing frontispiece and tissue guard. Hinges and joints are tight. Complete with lovely folding map in color and portraits on steel of Juarez and Romero with tissue guards as issued. 8vo. xvi, 391 pp.

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      Boston: Lee And Shepard, 1869. First Edition. Hardcover. Significantly cocked, but tight and still Very Good. Small octavo (4-1/8" x 6-7/8") in original purple cloth with a gilt spine decoration consisting of a banner, a bat, and a ball; [5], 6-282 pages. Scarce early printing, first published in 1868. THE FIRST NOVEL PUBLISHED TO PROMINENTLY FEATURE THE SPORT OF BASEBALL. Illustrated with four full-page plates, including one action depiction of a baseball game. Published the same year as the first professional team was born, the Cincinnati Red Stockings, this book for young readers follows its hero through school where he joins a "base ball club," otherwise known as "the nine." Although baseball had been mentioned previously, though sparingly, this was the first book where the infant sport was central to the story. It wasn't until 15 years later (1884) that a book was published that was entirely devoted to baseball (OUR BASE BALL CLUB AND HOW IT WON THE CHAMPIONSHIP.) There are some fascinating references in CHANGING BASE to the still evolving sport, including the "new" rule of calling balls and strikes. The author, who was elected to Congress in 1893, was the son of a more famous politician, Edward Everett, best known for giving the "other" speech at Gettysburg.

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        Sonnets et Eaux-Fortes

      Paris: Alphonse Lemerre, éditeur, 1869. Quarto. (14 x 10 inches). Decorative title in red and black, half-title. 42 etched plates by 42 artists including Corot, Manet, Millet, Seymour Haden, Johann Jongkind, Charles-François Daubigny, Maxime Lalanne, Félix Bracquemond, Gustave Doré and others. (Occasional light spotting). Contemporary mid brown half morocco over marbled paper-covered boards, the spine in seven compartments with raised bands, lettered in the second and the fourth, the upper and lower cover from the original Japanese vellum wrappers bound in. Limited edition of 386 examples, this one of 350 copies on laid paper: a fine presentation copy of a "very significant book ... perhaps the first clear example of book illustration treated as an important artistic medium by a group of major 19th century French artists" ('The Artist and the Book'). The publisher "Lemerre's most considerable achievement is this folio in which artists combined with poets to make an outstanding book" (Ray). Philippe Burty, a collector and writer on art persuaded 42 leading painters to make 42 etchings to accompany a series of 42 sonnets by 42 authors, including Anatole France, Théophile Gautier, Paul Verlaine and others: the whole combined in an "ample and harmonious format" (Ray.) "For the most part what one sees is a cross-section of the art [of etching] in 1869, much as if the Société des Aquafortistes (1862-1867) had extended its activities for another two years ... Intact examples ... have become rare, so frequently have they been ransacked for individual plates" (Ray pp. 360-362). This copy, which has particularly beautiful impressions of the plates, was presented by the publisher to Francis Magnard. In the history of French journalism, Magnard is now remembered as the editor in chief of Le Figaro, but, at the time of the publication of the present work, he was also writing for the art journal L'Illustration and Lemerre was probably attempting to solicit a revue from Magnard. The Artist and the Book 1860-1960 64; Cartaret Le trésor du bibliophile, livres illustres modernes 1875 à 1945 IV, p.364; Cartaret Le trésor du bibliophile romantique et moderne, 1875-1875 III, 564; Rauch 5; Ray The Art of the French Illlustrated Book 1700-1914 268; Strachan The Artist and the Book in France p.35; Vicaire VII, 579-581

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        The Florist and Pomologist Vols 1869 to 1871

      London: Journal of Horticulture, 1869. 3 Vols 1869 to 1871. 36 hand-coloured plates, other text illustrations. Contemporary 1/2 calf with marbled paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Owner's details on front free end paper of 1869 volume, extremities rubbed, slight sporadic foxing, some dampstaining on 1871 volume but limited to boards and first few pages, Spine label missing from 1871 volume.. 1st Ed. Half-Leather. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by J.N.Fitch, Jas Andrews and Others. 22.5 x 13.5 Cms.

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      1869. Very Good. CARROLL, Lewis. PHANTASMAGORIA AND OTHER POEMS. London: Macmillan and Co., 1869. First edition, second issue. Small octavo. viii,202 pp. Publisher's blue cloth binding, gilt-stamped title to spine and a decorative device within a double-rule frame on sides, brown coated endpapers, a.e.g. Publisher's announcement laid-down on ffep. ("By the same Author. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland...") and a bookseller's ticket ("Bound by Burn & Co.") on the rear pastedown. The binding is darkened on spine, with some minor wear at heel and crown, and shows general light soiling. Ffep. is detached, and the rear hinge is just starting; otherwise, internally, it is a clean and fresh. Very good overall. (Taylor 351).

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        The Works of W. Thackeray. Including: Vanity Fair, Pendennis, Barry Lyndon, etc

      London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1869, 1886., 1869. 24 volumes; 8vo. Contemporary half dark green morocco by Riviere with gilt titles and elaborate gilt decoration to spines in 3 compartments; light green cloth boards with gilt rule; top edges gilt; marbled end papers. With illustraions by the author. Spines evenly faded to brown. Binding a little bumped. A very decorative, sound set in an old leather binding.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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      Premium quality, 1869, 24 volume complete set, THE WORKS OF WILLIAM M THACKERAY such as Vanity Fair, The Virginians, Christmas Books, Burlesques, Irish Sketch Book, etc., in gorgeous three quarter leather and marbled boards, published by Smith, Elder & Co., London, illustrated with engravings, handsome tooled spines, marbled end papers, gilt to edging, very clean, no foxing or stains, very tight, immaculate gift quality, just a bit of sun fading to spines, near fine-fine, 6 x 8.5 inches.  See the many photos provided, ask any questions.

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        Personal narrative of occurrences during lord Elgin's second embassy to China, 1860

      London: John Murray, 1869. Original Brown Cloth - Henry Brougham Loch, 1st Baron Loch GCB, GCMG (23 May 1827 - 20 June 1900) was a Scottish soldier and colonial administrator. In April 1860 he again accompanied Lord Elgin to China, as secretary of the new embassy sent to secure the execution by China of her treaty engagements. The embassy was backed up by an allied Anglo-French force. With Harry S. Parkes he negotiated the surrender of the Taku forts. During the advance on Peking, Loch was chosen with Parkes to complete the preliminary negotiations for peace at Tungchow. They were accompanied by a small party of officers and Sikhs. When it had been discovered that the Chinese were planning a treacherous attack on the British force, Loch rode back and warned the outposts. He then returned to Parkes and his party under a flag of truce hoping to secure their safety. They were all, however, made prisoners and taken to Peking, where the majority died from torture or disease. Parkes and Loch were afterwards more leniently treated. After three weeks time the negotiations for their release were successful, but they had only been liberated ten minutes when orders were received from the Xianfeng Emperor, then a fugitive in Chengde, for their immediate execution. Loch never entirely recovered his health after this experience in a Chinese dungeon, although in June 1889 he succeeded Sir Hercules Robinson as Governor of Cape Colony and High Commissioner for Southern Africa, and was involved in the Boer War conflict. Uncommon First Edition in the Original Cloth, black ep's and pastedowns. pp: viii, 298; 32 pp adv to rear; 3 illustartions, portrait frontis, Pah-Li- Bridge to title Page; Inside of the Taku Fort, folding Map to rear { excellent }. Inscription, from what seems an educated hand, to front free endpaper which appears/may be that of the Author - " Maria Milner with her Brother McWilliams - love whom proved of having the highest Authority for calling the Writer his friend". The copy is sturdy and clean, only light rubs to the extremities of the cloth, binding tight, pages very good, with only minor foxing. Very good indeed. RECENTLY REDUCED IN PRICE.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

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        Long and Short Span Railway Bridges

      Frontis. port. of Roebling & 13 plates (11 are double-page & two are very large & folding). 2 p.l., 50 pp., [10] leaves of tables. Large folio, orig. cloth (lower outer corners a little jammed, rebacked), upper cover lettered in gilt. New York: D. van Nostrand, 1869. First edition of a rare book. "John Roebling's only published work (apart from job reports), this splendid book is concerned to show the suitability of the suspension bridge for railway use, in particular a combined arch and suspension bridge system, which he calls a 'parabolic truss', demonstrating its superiority and economic advantages over lattice and tubular girders. I. K. Brunel in his Saltash bridge had successfully made use of such a combination, building parabolic arches with their ends tied together by suspension chains. Roebling cites this bridge but his own system is somewhat different in that the springing of the arched truss is well below the level of the saddles and is intended to provide the necessary stiffness to distribute the point load of a moving locomotive and train, the major problem to be overcome in designing railway suspension bridges... "The present work details his optimum design for a bridge with a central span of 500ft and two side spans each of 300ft, describing its component parts and method of construction and proving it theoretically. The other central feature are his designs of 1855 and later for a 'parabolic truss' bridge to carry both road and rail over the Mississippi at St. Louis, a project eventually carried out by Eads. Roebling's designs have spans of up to 800ft, which he considers to be the practical and economic limit of his bridge system. In view of his experience with the Niagara Falls bridge (completed 1855, span of 821ft), the deep deck beam of which acted as a stiffening truss, he maintains that for longer spans the pure suspension type is the most appropriate form... "Although the title refers to short-span bridges, only a small portion of the work is devoted to them. Roebling had intended the book to be the first of several volumes, but died before these could be achieved. As it was, this book was itself published posthumously, though he had completed the manuscript and revised most of the proofs and plates before his death. Aimed at the practising engineer and straightforwardly written, using the simplest of calculations, it clearly demonstrates Roebling's design philosophy and his pre-occupation with stiffness and with economy of construction. With its series of superb plates it is one of the handsomest (and rarest) books in American civil engineering literature."-Elton, Cat. 4, 40. A fine copy. .

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        LES PENSÉES. les pensees,

      Paris, J. Rothschild, 1869.** . Relié de l' époque, demi - maroquin rouge, plats marbré, dos orné de fil fleuronné doré et pièce de titre doré, dos à nerfs (5), plats de papier doré, couverture originale d' éditeur, 27x36cm, 52pp Tiré a 200 exemplaires. Histoire, culture, multiplication, emploi. ouvrage orné de nombreuses vignettes et de 25 chromolithographies executees d'apres les specimens de F. Lesemann. Bon état,

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        The Works of William Thackeray

      London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1869. Octavo, 24 volumes. Three quarter leather with gilt tooling to the spine, raised bands, top edge gilt in all volumes. In excellent condition. An attractive set. The success of Vanity Fair established Thackeray as a great English novelist. Charlotte Bronte was one of the first of Thackeray's contemporaries to recognize his satirical abilities to portray English society: "I see in him an intellect profounder and more unique than his contemporaries have recognized… No commentator on his writings has yet found the comparison that suits him… They say he is like Fielding; they talk of his wit, humour, comic powers… His wit is bright, his humour attractive" (Allibone, 2380).

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        Phineas Finn. The Irish Member. With Twenty Illustrations by J. E. Millais, R. A. In Two Volumes

      London: Virtue & Co., 26, Ivy Lane, Paternoster Row, 1869. First Edition. Three-Quarter Calf. Fine. First Edition, complete in two volumes. 8vo's: viii,320; viii,328pp, with 20 full-page wood-engraved plates by Millais, all (save two) with original tissue guards. Contemporary tan three-quarter calf over marbled paper-covered boards, spines in six elaborately gilt compartments between raised bands, black morocco lettering and numbering pieces, top edges gilt, marbled end papers. A Fine collectible set, pages just barely toned, else clean and crisp; plates immaculate. Sadleir, Trollope, 30. NCBEL III, 883. & Phineas Finn was written between November 1866 and May 1867, then serialized in Saint Paul's Magazine, a new monthly edited by Trollope, from October 1867 to May 1869. It was finally published in book form, in this edition, in March 1869. The title character is a penniless Irish barrister who, at 25, finds himself handed a seat in Parliament. He is in love with an earl's daughter, who marries another man; then with her best friend, over whom he fights a duel; and then with a mysterious widow. But all the while he is engaged to his hometown sweetheart back in County Clare. Will he do the right thing? What is the right thing? Phineas wants to climb the "greasy pole" of politics, and though he is clear-eyed about the compromises it will require, neither he nor Trollope ever doubt that the game is worth playing, that ambition can serve some end beyond itself. The novel is loosely based upon events of the late 1860s, and some of its characters are closely based on prominent politicians of the period—notwithstanding Trollope’s protestations to the contrary. Regardless, London's parks and squares and clubs have never seemed more alluring than in this installment and its successors in Trollope's Palliser sequence, and there is some fox-hunting thrown in for good measure. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. The title character is a penniless Irish barrister who at 25 finds himself handed a seat in Parliament. He is in love with an earl's daughter, who marries another man; then with her best friend, over whom he fights a duel; and then with a mysterious widow. But all the while he is engaged to his hometown sweetheart back in County Clare. Will he do the right thing? What is the right thing? Phineas wants to climb the "greasy pole" of politics, and though he is clear-eyed about the compromises it will require, neither he nor Trollope ever doubt that the game is worth playing, that ambition can serve some end beyond itself. London's parks and squares and clubs have never seemed more alluring than in this novel and its successors in Trollope's Palliser sequence, and there is some fox-hunting thrown in for good measure.

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        Canadian Wild Flowers

      Montreal: John Lovell, 1869. Green cloth with gilt decoration to the front board. Illustrated with full colour botanical plates with tissue guards. Cloth is a bit rubbed along the spine edges. There is some darkening to the outer page edges and some light foxing throughout. Otherwise fine.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good +/No Jacket. Illus. by Agnes Fitzgibbon. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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        Glossarium azteco-latinum et latino-aztecum curâ et studio Bernardini Biondelli collectum ac digestum

      Mediolani [Milan]: Valentiner et Mues, 1869. First edition thus. Paper wrappers. Later spine, front wrapper repaired, rear edge worn, still about very good. 4to. One of 200 copies. The 'azteco-latinum' section was first published in the 'Evangeliarium, Epistolarium ac Lectionarium aztecum siv mexicanum ex antiquo codice mexicano nuper reperto depromptum cum præfatione interpretatione adnotationibus glossario edidit Bernardus Biondelli,' (Mediolani, 1858-60, p. 427-553), while the ''Latino-aztecum' section is here published for the first time. Sabin 74948. Pilling 386.

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        The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

      C.H. Webb, New York, 1869. The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County by Mark Twain. Third edition. Publisher: C.H. Webb, New York, 1869. In original light purple binding with the frog in gold. New endpapers. Clean copy. Lettering bright on the spine. Spine ends worn off. 198 pages. A nice early copy of an extremely scarce Twain item. Inventory #11-036.. 3rd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        He Knew He Was Right, by Anthony Trollope; with Sixty-Four Illustrations by Marcus Stone ... - [Complete in Two Volumes]

      London, Strahan And Company, 1869. 1st Edition. Description: 2 v. Illus. 22 cm. Subjects: Husbands--Fiction. Married people--Fiction. Form/Genre: Psychological fiction. Domestic fiction. Sadleir, 31. Illustrations listed as appearing at p. 304 of vol. I and at p. 206 of vol. II, ordinarily used as frontispieces, are inserted at their respective pages. Sadleir notes only one copy in this state. Finely bound both in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands and titling. An uncommonly good example - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

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      London: Strahan and Company, 1869. First Edition. Hardcover. Minor and scattered stains and foxing; table of contents leaf in first volume with neat repair to tear. Each volume slightly cocked with light fraying to spine tips. Slight cracking to rear hinge of first volume, but covers tight and secure. Very Good or better and scarce in the original cloth. Marcus Stone. Two volumes in the scarce original blindstamped green cloth with gilt lettering, rules, and numbers on the spines. Illustrated with sixty-four plates by Marcus Stone. Originally issued in serial form in 32 weekly parts, this is the First Edition in book form. Plain bookplates of Lord Cranworth, Grundisburgh, on the front pastedown of each volume.

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        Railway from Lake Superior to Red River Settlement Considered in a Letter to the Hon. Wm. McDougall, C.B. Minister of Public Works

      John Lovell, St. Nicholas Street, Montreal - 1869. () Good to very good. 16pp. Octavo. Light green wrappers with black lettering and border decoration. Some soiling to wrappers with creasing, some small closed tears and three chips at edges. Small closed tears to the edges of a few of the pages, besides this the text block is clean. B / W folding map at rear in excellent condition. Sticker residue on inside of rear wrapper. A scarce item. Peel 280 (2ND edition), "The inventor of a wooden railway tries to sell the idea to the Minster of Public Works.". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The works of William Makepeace Thackeray [complete in 22 volumes]

      London, Smith, Elder & Co., 1869. 1st Edition in this form. Description: 22 v. illus., plates, fronts. ; 22 cm. Contents: v.1-2. Vanity Fair, a novel without a hero --v.3-4. History of Pendennis --v.5-6. Newcomes, memoirs of a most respectable family --v.7. History of Henry Esmond --v.8-9. Virginians --v.10-11. Adventures of Philip on his way through the world shewing who robbed him, who helped him, and who passed him by --v.12. Paris sketch book of Mr. M. A. Titmarsh ; and The memoirs of Mr. Charles F. Yellowplush --v.13. Memoirs of Barry Lyndon written by himself; with the history of Samuel Titmarsh and the great Hoggarty Diamond --v.14. Irish sketch book and notes of a journey from Cornhill to Grand Cairo --v.15. Book of snobs; and sketches and travels in London v.16. Burlesques: Novels by eminnet hands ; Jeames's diary ; Adventures of Major Gahagan ; A legend of the Rhine ; Rebecca and Rowena ; the history of the next French Revolution ; Cox's diary --v.17. Christmas books of Mr. M.A. Titmarsh ; Mrs. Perkins's ball ; Our street ; Dr. Birch ; Kicklebury's on the Rhine ; Rose and the ring --v.18. Ballads and tales --v.19. Four Georges ; Tthe English humourists of the eighteenth century --v.20. Roundabout papers (from the Cornhill magazine) to which is added The second funeral of Napoleon --v.21. Denis Duval: Lovel the widower and other stories --v.22. Catherine: a story ; Little travels ; The Fits-boodle papers, etc. etc. Subjects: Thackeray, William Makepeace (1811-1863) -- Collected works -- English literature -- 19th century -- Fiction. Very good all in the original, gilt-blocked calf over marbled boards. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat dulled and rubbed as with age. Corners bumped. Top edges gilt. Remains particularly well-preserved overall. Provenance: from the library of Robert Cooper with his bookplate to the front pastedown of each volume.

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      London: Sampson Low, Son, and Marston, 1869.. [2],217pp. plus four original mounted photographs (including frontispiece) and three folding (partially colored) maps. Quarto. Original green pebbled cloth, front board and spine gilt. Expertly rebacked, with original backstrip laid down, new endpapers, corners repaired. Minor rubbing and wear to boards. A touch of light foxing on the mounts of the photographs, else very clean internally. Very good. Blackmore was an Englishman with a visionary scheme for developing southern Colorado and northern New Mexico. He was also a notable ethnologist and a pioneering exponent of the use of photographs to record American Indians, and as such formed a great collection of American Indian material, now at the British Museum. He was closely involved with the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad, hoping that the line would bring value to his huge land holdings. Unfortunately, the plan was not realized soon enough for Blackmore, and he went bankrupt and committed suicide. This work gives an excellent description of the mining, pastoral and agricultural resources of the state, with emphasis on its glowing potential. Of great interest in this copy are the four original photographs: 1) Portrait of William Gilpin, Governor of Colorado (to whom the book is dedicated), 2) Platte Canon to the South of Denver, 3) Corner of F and Blake Streets, Denver, 4) Corner of F and Holliday Streets, Denver. The maps illustrate the United States showing the railroad lines to the Pacific; Colorado, "embracing the central Gold Region," drawn by Frederick J. Ebert with railroad routes colored red and wagon routes in blue; and Trenchara and Costilla Estates, with boundaries colored in green and red. On the third map the estates have been plated, a few villages located along with Fort Garland and the Rio Bravo Grande De Norte. This map is also featured in NOTHING IS LONG AGO A DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF COLORADO 1776-1975, pp.38-39: "This map shows the largest of those grants in Colorado that were later confirmed by the United States, the Sangre de Christo grant, comprising 1,000,000 acres in the San Luis Valley. The grant was made to Stephen Luis Lee and his 12-year-old nephew Narciso Beaubien in 1843. Narciso's father, Carlos Beaubien, was already half owner of an adjoining 1,700,000 acres, later called the Maxwell Grant. Carlos came into possession of the Sangre de Christo grant after his son and brother-in-law were killed in the Taos revolt of 1847." These important maps are not in Wheat or Phillips. This book was published in various forms, with varying numbers of photographs and paginations. Not in Streeter. HOWES C607. GRAFF 318. WYNAR 2025. HENKLE COLLECTION 28. ADAMS HERD 272. WILCOX, p.5. Margolis & Sandweiss, TO DELIGHT THE EYE 2.

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        Phantasmagoria and other Poems

      viii+202+[1 ad] pages Duodecimo (6 3/4" x4 3/4") bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and gilt pictorials to front and back covers with gilt ruled edges, page ends in gilt. First edition second state with "Alice" on the title page.Phantasmagoria is a poem first published in 1869 as the opening poem of a collection of verse by Carroll entitled Phantasmagoria and Other Poems. It is Lewis Carroll's longest poem and is a narrative discussion written in seven cantos between a ghost (a Phantom) and a man named Tibbets. Carroll portrays the ghost as not so different from human beings: although ghosts may jibber and jangle their chains, they, like us, simply have a job to do and that job is to haunt. Just as in our society, in ghost society there is a hierarchy, and ghosts are answerable to the King (who must be addressed as ?Your Royal Whiteness?) if they disregard the "Maxims of Behavior?.Condition:Spine ends rubbed, corners bumped, spine slightly age darkened else a very good copy.

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      1869. THACKERAY, William Makepeace. WORKS OF WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY, 24 VOLS. Illustrated by the author, Frederick WALKER, George DU MAURIER and Richard DOYLE. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1869. var. pp. 8vo., bound by Riviere & son in half green morocco with gilt rules, gilt ornamented spines in a floral motif, green cloth boards, marbled green endpapers, t.e.g. Spines sunned to brown. Top of spine of Vol. I is slightly chipped, some joints are a bit worn or tender. A lovely set nonetheless. Most volumes are illustrated by the author in b/w as noted; some are without any illustrations. The set: I. Vanity Fair I, illustrated by the author. II. Vanity Fair II, illustrated by the author. III. Pendennis I, illustrated by the author. IV. Pendennis II, illustrated by the author. V. The Newcomes I, illustrated by Richard Doyle. VI. The Newcomes II, illustrated by Richard Doyle. VII. The History of Henry Esmond, Esq., illustrated by George du Maurier. VIII. The Virginians I, illustrated by the author. IX. The Virginians II, Illustrated by the author. X. The Adventures of Philip on his way through the World; shewing who robbed him, who helped him, and who passed him by|To which is prefixed A Shabby Genteel Story I, illustrated by Frederick Walker and the author. XI. The Adventures of Philip on his way through the World; shewing who robbed him, who helped him, and who passed him by|To which is prefixed A Shabby Genteel Story II, illustrated by Frederick Walker and the author. XII. The Paris Sketchbook of Mr. M. A. Titmarsh and The Memoirs of Mr. Charles Y. Yellowplush, illustrated by the author. XIII. The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Esq. written by himself with the History of Samuel Titmarsh and the Great Hoggarty Diamond, illustrated by the author. XIV. The Irish Sketch Book and Notes of a Journey from Cornhill to Grand Cairo, illustrated by the author. XV. The Book of Snobs; and Sketches and Travels in London, illustrated by the author. XVI. Burlesques, illustrated by Richard Doyle and the author. XVII. The Christmas Books of Mr. M. A. Titmarsh, illustrated by the author. XVIII. Ballads and Tales (no illustrations). XIX. The Four Georges and The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century, with portraits. XX. Roundabout Papers (from the Cornhill Magazine) to which is added The Second Funeral of Napoleon, illustrated by the author. XXI. Denis Duval: Lovel the Widower: and ot

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        The American Bond Detector; and Complete History of the United States Government Securities; issued under the sanction of the United States Treasury Department, and containing Superb Illustrations, in Genuine Tints, printed at the Treasury Department, from the Original Dies in the Possession of the Government, Of all the Bonds issued under the Acts of Congress from July 17, 1861, to March 3, 1868, together with a full description of all genuine plates, and complete rules for the detection of Counterfeits; also, valuable plates of existing coins, and important statistical tables

      Washington.: Published by the American Bond and Currency Detector Company, 1869 (3ff, blank) - (6p) - 100 pages - 31 plates, some in colour. 22 plates are United States securities, engraved from the original plates. The other 9 plates are chromolithographs with embossing, showing the obverse and reverse of coins. Green cloth, recased with original cloth covers and spine laid down. Binding is in very good condition. Moderate fowing throughout. First (and only) edition, published to aid banks and law enforcement in the detection of counterfeits. For obvious reasons, the Treasury Department jealously guarde its monopoly on the use of its currency dies, and was reluctant to allow very many copies of this work to be published. VERY SCARCE. Photos available upon request.

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        President Grant Calls the Senate Into Special Session

      To Ratify a War Claims Treaty With Great Britain& When Ulysses S. Grant assumed the presidency in March 1869, relations& between Great Britain and the United States were at a low ebb. From the& American point of view, the foremost reason for the breach was the construction& and refitting of Confederate warships by British shipbuilders during the& Civil War. American politicians argued that such behavior violated Britain's& official neutrality, and demanded that the British government make financial& restitution--these were collectively known as the Alabama claims, after& the most successful of the Confederate ships. Negotiations between Britain& and the United States to resolve these disputes began during the presidential& administration of Andrew Johnson. After Grant's election in November& 1868, the president-elect informed Johnson's secretary of state, William H.& Seward, that he wanted to be consulted during the ongoing talks. Seward,& however, ignored Grant and reached a settlement with Britain, known as the& Johnson-Clarendon Convention, which only provided financial restitution& to private American citizens for specific damages, and did not cover general& harm caused by the British-built Confederate warships against the Union& military. Grant opposed the unpopular treaty for this reason.& A month after his inauguration, the treaty was ready to be submitted to& the Senate for ratification. The Senate was not, however, in session, so he& ordered it to convene in a special session. Document Signed as President,& Washington, April 8, 1869, "To the Senators of the United States respectively,"& calling the Senate into official session. "Objects interesting to the United States requiring& that the Senate should be in session on the 12th instant, to receive and act& upon such communications as may be made to it on the part of the Executive, your& attendance in the Senate Chamber in this City, on that day, at 12 o'clock noon, is& accordingly requested." There were then 62 U.S. Senators and likely each was& sent a copy. This one was received by Senator John Scott of Pennsylvania.& A search of auction records for the past 35 years discloses no other copies& having reached the marketplace, nor do we recall ever having seen another& one. In fact, this is our first Grant document of any kind calling the Senate& into session.& The Special Senate Session lasted from April 12-22, 1869, and the proposed& treaty was denounced in the debate. Senator Charles Sumner of Massachusetts,& chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, insisted on the& floor that the British government owed American taxpayers $2 billion in& damages, and recommended the down payment be Britain's cession of Canada& to the United States. In the end, the Senate agreed with President Grant& and rejected the treaty overwhelmingly, 54-1. It would be a few years more& before this issue could be resolved in a form satisfactory to both sides.

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