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        LES MISERABLES [FIVE VOLUMES]

      New York: Carleton Publishing Company, 1862. First American Edition and First Edition in English. Hardcover. Octavos, 5 volumes; VG-; bound in publisher's burgundy cloth boards, all volumes recently repaired, with segments of each spine missing; moderate rubbing to boards; faded gilt spine titles; small gift inscription on ffep of each volume; This set was issued in multiple colors of cloth as First Editions, this set is uniform in the brown cloth; Fantine (171 pages plus four-page publisher's advertisement), Cosette (164 pages plus four-page publisher's advertisement), Marius (150 pages plus two-page publisher's advertisement), Saint Denis (184 pages), and Jean Valjean (165 pages plus two-page publisher's advertisement).; consignment; shelved case 2. Charles E. Wilbour was hired by the Carleton Publishing Company to translate Hugo's grand masterpiece, and he did so very quickly, allowing the first American edition to be published within months of its French release. The intense advertising campaign waged by Carleton resulted in massive sales for Les Misérables, solidifying Hugo's epic in second place (behind only Uncle Tom's Cabin) in pre-Civil War American book sales.;. Dupont.

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        Corpus inscriptionum Latinarum. Priscae latinitatis monumenta epigraphica ad archetyporum fidem exemplis lithographis repraesentata.

      Berlin, Georg Reimer 1862 - in-plano, VIII-[4] pp., 128 colonnes de texte explicatif, et 96 planches lithographiées sur fond teinté, montées sur onglets, demi-toile chagrinée, dos lisse muet (reliure de l'époque). Rousseurs. L'ouvrage forme en fait l'atlas du premier volume du Corpus inscriptionum Latinarum (CIL), consacré aux plus anciens témoins épigraphiques (jusqu'à la mort de César). La publication de ce monument est d'une grande complexité. Le premier volume parut en 1862 et la série n'est toujours pas achevée de nos jours, en raison des découvertes de nouvelles inscriptions et des problèmes de reproduction et de classement que leur insertion dans le recueil a posés depuis 1922.

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        Guide : Lillywhite Guide for 1862,16th Edition (Smith 16/24)

      Here we have an 1862 Lillywhite Guide. Winter Edition and #16 in Smiths 24. (not sure how winter is before spring but it is) 16th Edition to the front Cover. It is in original covers, the covers are a bit dark with tape to the edges. The rear cover has been replaced by pages 103/104 , the last page, so that is repeated! Internally it is nice. Some foxing and odd pencil mark and light crease.

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        Guide : Lillywhite Guide for 1862,16th Edition (Smith 17/24)

      Here we have an 1862 Lillywhite Guide. 16th Edition (Smith 17/24). It was from the Robin Marlar collection and bownd in redish boards with his name to the front, This book is rebound without the original covers, otherwise it is complete. With the Appendix to the Spring edition (hence Smiths 17 number not 16) In very nice condition. Internally wonderful, very clean indeed and tightly bound. It is a tiny book with bright pages and hard to find.

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        Tinted lithograph) 1862 Campain (sic) sketches of the 24 Reg. N.J. vols.

      J.C. Hensler (Stuttgart, Germany) 1862 - Multi-tinted lithograph. Image: 17" x 20". VG-, mended tears, minor ripples, discoloration to margins. Mounted on acid-free paper. This colorful Civil War artifact was drawn by John G. Keyser of Bridgeton, NJ, a private in the 24th Regular New Jersey Volunteers, lithographed by C. Kolb, and printed by J. C. Hensler of Stuttgart, Germany. It depicts vignettes of scenes and sights familiar to the 24th, including “Barracks at Beverly N.J.,” “U.S. Vol. refreshment saloon Phila.,” “Camped in Baltimore,” “Camps Ingham East Capitol Hill,” “Camp Nixon, Chainbridge,” “Camp at Aquia Creek.” “Pickets near Langley’s, Va.” (two views), “Camp Kearney, Fort Marcy,” “Pickets near Fairfax Co., Va.,” ” Camp Cumberland, Va.,” “Camp Knight, Va.,” and “Lacy House near Fredricksburg, Va.” The images are surmounted by a scroll bearing the title of the print and by flags recording the battles of Fredricksburg and Chancellorsville, an eagle and a shield flanked by allegorical figures. Little is known of John Keyser. Prior to the Civil War, he emigrated alone from Germany to Bridgeton, New Jersey, and established a business as sign painter. With the advent of the Civil War, he traveled to Camp Cadwallader in Beverly to witness and sketch the mustering in of the New Jersey 24th. These sketches are preserved in the Cumberland County (NJ) Historical Society. Through the demonstration of his talents, he enlisted as a private and was designated as the regiment’s artist. Other Civil War art by Keyser survives. After the war, Keyser returned to Germany where in his final years his sister cared for him. He never returned to the United States. Worldcat lists a single holding (Boston Athenaeum). Rutgers University and UC Santa Barbara also own the print. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Greatest Discovery Ever Made, is the Mediation Writing Direct to, and from, the Spirit World, in One Minute! Without any Mechanism, Except Pen, Ink, and Paper

      [London, 1862. Printed 2-page circular on biofolium, docketed "London 1864" in ink at head. 4to (9 x 14-1/4 inches). Creased from prior folding, remnants of mounting on verso. Printed 2-page circular on biofolium, docketed "London 1864" in ink at head. 4to (9 x 14-1/4 inches). Broadside circular advertising the services of "Sibyle medium" Mrs. Duke Saunders, who "has the extraordinary gift of holding communions and conversation, for any length of time, and anywhere, with the departed in the Spirit World" and has claimed to have had communion with a host of religious, historical, and artistic figures, including Adam, Moses, Queen Elizabeth, Shakespeare, Titian, Napoleon, and the late Prince Albert. Saunders solicits subscriptions for her upcoming book, The Spirit World: or the Spirit of the Spirit World - though we find no evidence of this book, or any other under the name Mrs. Duke Saunders, having been published. A chart at the end of the circular gives her rates for various services ("Teaching to write," "Private Communion for one," "Evening Seance," etc.).

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        Ex libris J. M. C. Radierung in Schwarz.

      [Berlin 19]22 - 12 : 16 cm / 16,5 : 25 cm (Plattenrand / Blattgröße). Signiert, datiert und als »Probedruck« bezeichnet. Mit Autograph. Nicht bei Deeken, bis dato unbekanntes Exlibris. - Weiblicher Akt in Ekstase umklammert mit ihren Beinen einen Riesenpenis, der von einem Engelchen abgestützt wird. - Auf der Rückseite mit Bleistift eigenhändiges Schreiben mit Unterschrift von Fingesten an den Journalisten Franz Servaes (1862-1947) mit einer Einladung zu einer Exlibrisausstellung und Dank »für Ihre so freundlichen Worte im 'Tag' [vermutlich »Berliner Tageblatt«]«. - Auf Bütten, Ecke mit kleiner Farbspur mit Fingerabdruck. 600 gr. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        A history of the earth and animated nature (vols. 1 & 2 only)

      Blackie & Son 1862 - lxiii, 564 pp; 663 pp. 81 plates. Map repaired, with some loss of text to caption. Weight: 3.1 Language: English [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        REVUE CHRONOMÉTRIQUE ¿ Journal des Horlogers, Scientifique et Pratique

      Paris - A collection of 74 unbound issues of Revue Chronométrique the journal of la Société des Horlogers, Paris. The collection consists of issue numbers: 80 ¿ 84, 86 ¿ 89, 92, 97 ¿ 102, 111 ¿ 128, 133, 134, 136 ¿ 154, 163 ¿ 167, 171/172, 185/186, 187/188, 189/190, 191/192, 193, 194/195, 196/197, 198/199/200, 201/202, 203, 206, 212, & 213. Number 80 was issued in January 1862 and number 213 in June 1874. The issues (page size 22 x 14 cm) contain a wealth of information and many issues have a folding plate(s) illustrating obscure escapements or various tools; there are lots of articles about the Paris International Exhibition of 1867. The collection is unbound as issued and generally in good condition, some covers detached, some covers dust stained, paper a little brittle so some loss to edges not affecting text. [French language] The Revue Chronométrique commenced publication in 1855 with Claudius Saunier as editor, it became the official journal of la Société des Horlogers the following year. The journal was usually issued monthly and published a large amount of good research and information by, and for, French watch and clockmakers. Publication ceased in 1914 but the journal is still of use today. This is a large heavy item (3.0 kg) so additional shipping will be necessary. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Tariff Question, considered in regard to the Policy of England and the Interests of the United Sates. Boston: Little, Brown

      1862 - First Edition. Folio, x, 103, 242pp, contemporary boards, ex-library copy with stamps and labels [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The City of the Saints, and Across the Rocky Mountains to California

      Harper and Brothers, Publishers, New York 1862 - 574pp. Octavo [24 cm] Brown cloth with decorative blind stamped boards with the title gilt stamped on the backstrip. Near fine. Complete with both fold-outs. Internally fine. A very nice copy of this classic travel narrative, of Burton's visit to Brigham Young's Salt Lake. "An outstanding narrative of Western travel published in London, 1861, (perhaps more often seen in the New York, 1862, edition) is Richard F. Burton's 'The City of the Saints and across the Rocky Mountains to California.' Already celebrated for his travels to the 'holy cities' of the Old World, Burton made a pilgrimage in 1860 to Great Salt Lake City, taking the overland stage from St. Joseph, and after a few weeks among the Mormons, going on to San Francisco via the Comstock." - Carl Wheat. Flake/Draper 1029. Wagner/Camp 370:2. Howes B103. Sabin 9497. Wheat 1021. Woodward 29. Six-Guns 347. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        JOURNAL OF LANDSBOROUGH'S EXPEDITION from Carpentaria, in search of Burke & Wills.

      - With a Map Showing his Route. Pp. [iv]+128, lithographic frontispiece, large folding map; early half burgundy leather, spine lettered and ruled in gilt, dark blue cloth boards, edges and spine slightly rubbed; bookseller's sticker at foot of upper pastedown, hinges starting, neat paper repair to closed tear from inner fold of map, a little light foxing and occasional faint soiling; Wilson & MacKinnon, Printers, Melbourne, 1862. First edition, first issue. F.11329; Wantrup 174a. *From the library of South Australian businessman and politician John Bagot (1849-1910), with his armorial bookplate on the upper pastedown. William Landsborough (1825-1886), emigrated from Scotland to New South Wales in 1841. He became an expert bushman, and in 1861 was chosen by the Victorian and Queensland governments to lead a search for Robert O'Hara Burke and William Wills from the Gulf of Carpentaria southwards. The map in this copy is uncoloured. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Archive of Documents from the "best fighting colonel in the Cavalry Corps," According to Custer

      1862 - Official papers of Preston, an officer in the 1st Vermont Cavalry, 1862-1864. 50 items, including: 14 letters and orders to Preston; 2 undated and unsigned draft letters apparently in Preston's hand; 21 certificates regarding lost supplies, 1862; 6 clothing and ordnance returns and receipts; 1 other document; and 6 covers; condition very good. These letters, orders, and reports detail the Civil War service of A. W. Preston, who rose from Captain of Company D to colonel of the 1st Vermont Volunteer Cavalry, before he was killed in battle in June 1864. Among the highlights are a two-page summary of his unit's actions during and after the Battle of Gettysburg; letters and orders sent to Preston; and certifications of lost supplies. These certifications provide vivid first-hand details from one of the most active regiments in the entire Civil War. The 1st Vermont Cavalry ranks fifth in losses of men among cavalry regiments. It was second to none in its capture of 29 Confederate cannon. From the Spring of 1862 to the Spring of 1865, it was involved in 76 battles and skirmishes. Four of its members earned the Medal of Honor, and it accounted for three of eight medals awarded for colors captured at the Battle of Cedar Creek. Addison Webster Preston (1831-1864) was born in Burke, Vermont, and moved as a child to Danville. He entered Brown University, but left due to ill health. He sailed to Australia and then to California, where he spent several years before returning to Danville. Preston enlisted as a captain in the 1st Vermont Cavalry in September 1861, and was promoted to Lt. Col. in September 1862. He was wounded at Hagerstown in the Gettysburg Campaign and again two months later at Culpeper Court House. Appointed colonel on April 29, 1864, he was killed in action on June 3, 1864, at Hawe's Shop, Virginia. He left a widow and two children. Brigadier General George A. Custer said over his body, "There lies the best fighting colonel in the Cavalry Corps."EDWARD B. SAWYER. Manuscript Document Signed by M. A. Stone, Lt and Acting Adjt, Order to Lt. Col. Addison W. Preston, Headquarters, Picket Detachment, Grove Church, Va, October 13, 1863, 2:35 a.m., 1 p."You will at once withdraw all of your pickets (sending an officer to the fords for that purpose) and when done, return with your command to this place, coming in on the trot" During operations in northern Virginia against General J.E.B. Stuart's Confederate cavalry, this order followed the October 11 Battle of Brandy Station ("In this engagement nearly the whole cavalry force of the armies of the Potomac and Virginia confronted each other."). The regiment camped two miles beyond the Rappahannock. This order draws in pickets to rejoin the division at Bealton Station to cover the left flank of the Second Army Corps.Other highlights include a statement of the loss of horses and equipment of John W. Woodward, tragically killed two months after his fiancée's death.Prominent correspondents include four Autograph Letters Signed from Adjutant General (and later Governor) Peter T. Washburn of Vermont.Additional Documents:Inventory of horses, Autograph Document, undated:List of 54 persons, descriptions of approximately 71 horses, and valuation, ranging from $65 to $115 per horse.ADDISON W. PRESTON. Draft, Autograph Document, undated (c. July 1863): "This certifies that the late John Worthington Woodward was a duly commissioned captain of Co. M of the 1st Vermont Cavalry, that in an encounter with the enemy at Aldie March 2, 1863 his horse was shot under him and he lost, (taken by the enemy) a valuable brass mounted saddle & bridle costing him some fifty dollars, also a good sabre & revolver worth at least thirty dollars. "I farther certify that near Hagerstown where he was killed in action July 6th 1863 he lost a valuable Black Hawk mare worth two hundred dollars also a good brass mounted Saddle & bridle worth forty dollars together with sabre, revolv. (See website for full description)

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        ARMS OF YE CONFEDERACIE

      [Philadelphia?]: G. H. Heap Inv., 1862. Engraving on off-white card, 4-3/4" x 4". "G.H. Heap Inv. H.H. Tilley Del. et Sc." Very Good. "A small card bearing a vitriolic indictment of the Confederacy. The artist particularly attacks the institution of slavery... A large shield is flanked by two figures: a planter (left) and a slave. The planter wears spurs and a broad-brimmed hat and smokes a cigar. The slave is clad only in breeches, and his hands are manacled. Above the shield are two crossed flags, the Confederate flag and one bearing a skull and crossbones and the number 290. Between the flags are a rooster and a streamer with the motto 'servitudo esto perpetua.' On the shield are images associated with the South: a mint julep, a bottle of 'Old Rye,' a pistol and dagger, a whip and manacles, cotton, tobacco, and sugar plants, and slaves hoeing. In the background left, dominated by the palmetto tree of South Carolina, three planters, one holding a whip, play cards at a table. Beyond, two men duel with pistols. On the right, a female slave is auctioned as two slave children stand by. A black woman watches from a cabin doorway" [Reilly]. Reilly 1862-13. OCLC records five locations under three accession numbers [Penn. State, U So. Car., Lib. Cong., MA Hist., W Res. Hist. Soc.] as of April 2017.

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        PROCLAMATION!!! TO THE INHABITANTS OF CLARKSVILLE, TENN....AFTER OUR HOISTING THE UNION FLAG AND TAKEN POSSESSION OF THE FORTS...THAT THEY MAY IN SAFETY RESUME THEIR BUSINESS AVOCATIONS WITH THE ASSURANCE OF MY PROTECTION

      Clarksville, Tn, 1862. Printed broadside, approximately 11 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches. Mounted to verso of engraving featuring a female pianist, with thicker green paper border supplied between the two, adhesive stains around edges, vertical split at center, old folds, some foxing and toning. Good. An intriguing Union naval proclamation issued by Andrew H. Foote, Flag Officer of the Commanding Naval Forces, on board the U.S. Flag Steamer CONESTOGA near Clarksville, Tn., in early 1862. Foote's proclamation states his intentions that the naval force should not bother the citizens of Clarksville or their personal property in taking possession of Clarksville. His message concludes, however, with a warning: "At the same time I require that all military stores and army equipments, shall be surrendered - no part of them being withheld or destroyed - and farther, that no secession flag, or manifestation of secession feeling, shall be exhibited, and for the faithful observance of these conditions, I shall hold the authorities of the city responsible." This proclamation came after the surrender of Clarksville, Tn., which was captured on Feb. 17, 1862 by two Union ironclads. The city's valuable railroad bridge was one factor that made it so important to the Union strategy. Though many of Clarksville's residents had left by the time the Union Army took over, the mayor of the city called upon Commander Foote to state his intentions to the remaining citizens. Notably, Clarksville also became a gathering place for escaped or freed slaves; therefore, the 16th United States Colored Infantry Regiment was mustered into the Union Army in Clarksville. Andrew Hull Foote was a naval officer heavily involved in the Civil War. He was promoted to captain in 1861 and led the Mississippi River Squadron from then until 1862 when he and Ulysses S. Grant overtook Fort Henry on the Tennessee River, and attempted to overtake Fort Donelson on the Cumberland River. Foot then campaigned against Island Number Ten on the Mississippi River with General John Pope. He ended up with a wounded foot, but was awarded the "Thanks of Congress" twice for his gallant efforts. By the end of 1862, Foote had been promoted to rear admiral, and on his way to lead the South Atlantic Blockading Squadron in 1863, he suddenly passed away, shocking the nation. A rare and important broadside proclamation. OCLC reports no physical copies, only a single digital copy at the Tennessee State Library & Archives.

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        A Collection of Four Early Reports on Minnesota in English, Swedish and Norwegian, 1862-1872 [Four Titles in One with Two Folding Maps]

      William R. Marshall, State Printer, et al.. Hardcover. Various places, 1862-1872. 8vo, later leatherette over original wraps, various paginations. Four early Minnesota imprints, bound together. Titles include: Minnesota: Its Progress and Capabilities. Saint Paul, State Printer, 1862. 126 pp.; Minnesota: Its Resources and Progress... Minneapolis, Tribune Printing Company, 1872, 79 pp. Includes a large folding map in excellent condition; Minnesota: Beskrifning ofwer staten... Red Wing, 1872, 62 pp. plus folding map. Very scarce early Swedish imprint, with a copy of A.J. Reed's Township and Railroad Map of Minnesota for 1872, published for the State Board of Immigrationwith text in Swedish in very good condition with one small tear at fold. OCLC 19572162, locating one copy at the Minnesota Historical Society, map not listed in OCLC.; Minnesota, en beskrivelse over staten... Minneapolis, 1872, 63 pp. plus remnants of the same A.J. Reed map as the previous title, though this one is missing the bulk of it and only has three panels remaining. OCLC 34307394, locating one copy at the Minnesota Historical Society. A quite well preserved collection, with contents generally excellent and free of foxing, page edges trimmed. Some private ownership marks (from the library of the genealogist Arthur Louis Finnell). Excellent condition overall with the exception of the map in the fourth title. A very well preserved and scarce collection. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. . Very Good. 1862. First Edition.

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        PROCLAMATION!!! TO THE INHABITANTS OF CLARKSVILLE, TENN.AFTER OUR HOISTING THE UNION FLAG AND TAKEN POSSESSION OF THE FORTS.THAT THEY MAY IN SAFETY RESUME THEIR BUSINESS AVOCATIONS WITH THE ASSURANCE OF MY PROTECTION.

      Clarksville, Tn. February, 1862. - Printed broadside, approximately 11 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches. Mounted to verso of engraving featuring a female pianist, with thicker green paper border supplied between the two, adhesive stains around edges, vertical split at center, old folds, some foxing and toning. Good. An intriguing Union naval proclamation issued by Andrew H. Foote, Flag Officer of the Commanding Naval Forces, on board the U.S. Flag Steamer CONESTOGA near Clarksville, Tn., in early 1862. Foote's proclamation states his intentions that the naval force should not bother the citizens of Clarksville or their personal property in taking possession of Clarksville. His message concludes, however, with a warning: "At the same time I require that all military stores and army equipments, shall be surrendered - no part of them being withheld or destroyed - and farther, that no secession flag, or manifestation of secession feeling, shall be exhibited, and for the faithful observance of these conditions, I shall hold the authorities of the city responsible." This proclamation came after the surrender of Clarksville, Tn., which was captured on Feb. 17, 1862 by two Union ironclads. The city's valuable railroad bridge was one factor that made it so important to the Union strategy. Though many of Clarksville's residents had left by the time the Union Army took over, the mayor of the city called upon Commander Foote to state his intentions to the remaining citizens. Notably, Clarksville also became a gathering place for escaped or freed slaves; therefore, the 16th United States Colored Infantry Regiment was mustered into the Union Army in Clarksville. Andrew Hull Foote was a naval officer heavily involved in the Civil War. He was promoted to captain in 1861 and led the Mississippi River Squadron from then until 1862 when he and Ulysses S. Grant overtook Fort Henry on the Tennessee River, and attempted to overtake Fort Donelson on the Cumberland River. Foot then campaigned against Island Number Ten on the Mississippi River with General John Pope. He ended up with a wounded foot, but was awarded the "Thanks of Congress" twice for his gallant efforts. By the end of 1862, Foote had been promoted to rear admiral, and on his way to lead the South Atlantic Blockading Squadron in 1863, he suddenly passed away, shocking the nation. A rare and important broadside proclamation. OCLC reports no physical copies, only a single digital copy at the Tennessee State Library & Archives.

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        PROCLAMATION!!! TO THE INHABITANTS OF CLARKSVILLE, TENN....AFTER OUR HOISTING THE UNION FLAG AND TAKEN POSSESSION OF THE FORTS...THAT THEY MAY IN SAFETY RESUME THEIR BUSINESS AVOCATIONS WITH THE ASSURANCE OF MY PROTECTION

      Clarksville, Tn, 1862. Printed broadside, approximately 11 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches. Mounted to verso of engraving featuring a female pianist, with thicker green paper border supplied between the two, adhesive stains around edges, vertical split at center, old folds, some foxing and toning. Good. An intriguing Union naval proclamation issued by Andrew H. Foote, Flag Officer of the Commanding Naval Forces, on board the U.S. Flag Steamer CONESTOGA near Clarksville, Tn., in early 1862. Foote's proclamation states his intentions that the naval force should not bother the citizens of Clarksville or their personal property in taking possession of Clarksville. His message concludes, however, with a warning: "At the same time I require that all military stores and army equipments, shall be surrendered - no part of them being withheld or destroyed - and farther, that no secession flag, or manifestation of secession feeling, shall be exhibited, and for the faithful observance of these conditions, I shall hold the authorities of the city responsible." This proclamation came after the surrender of Clarksville, Tn., which was captured on Feb. 17, 1862 by two Union ironclads. The city's valuable railroad bridge was one factor that made it so important to the Union strategy. Though many of Clarksville's residents had left by the time the Union Army took over, the mayor of the city called upon Commander Foote to state his intentions to the remaining citizens. Notably, Clarksville also became a gathering place for escaped or freed slaves; therefore, the 16th United States Colored Infantry Regiment was mustered into the Union Army in Clarksville. Andrew Hull Foote was a naval officer heavily involved in the Civil War. He was promoted to captain in 1861 and led the Mississippi River Squadron from then until 1862 when he and Ulysses S. Grant overtook Fort Henry on the Tennessee River, and attempted to overtake Fort Donelson on the Cumberland River. Foot then campaigned against Island Number Ten on the Mississippi River with General John Pope. He ended up with a wounded foot, but was awarded the "Thanks of Congress" twice for his gallant efforts. By the end of 1862, Foote had been promoted to rear admiral, and on his way to lead the South Atlantic Blockading Squadron in 1863, he suddenly passed away, shocking the nation. A rare and important broadside proclamation. OCLC reports no physical copies, only a single digital copy at the Tennessee State Library & Archives.

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        Colonial Sketches, or, Five Years in South Australia, with Hints to Capitalists and Emigrants

      London, Hall, Virtue and Co., 1862. Duodecimo, viii, 167 pages. Blind-decorated dark green ribbed cloth lightly marked and slightly rubbed and bumped at the extremities; two trifling surface blemishes to the front pastedown; an excellent copy with the contemporary (and thus very early) blind-stamp of the Adelaide bookseller W.C. Rigby on the front flyleaf. 'I was offered some time before leaving South Australia, strong inducements to write a history of that virtuous territory which should be palatable to certain classes of a small community; but as I had no high opinion of either the colony or the principles on which it was founded, or its subsequent career, I could not be the partisan, at any price, of a locality which I could not conscientiously recommend as a suitable field of emigration for any class of my fellow-country-men' (author's preface, although he showed the cut of his nib on the title page: 'Castigat ridendo mores'). Indeed, nothing is sacred, so it is perhaps hardly surprising to learn that 'every copy available was purchased and destroyed by the Angas family' (Ferguson 10265, citing the note written in the Petherick copy in the National Library).

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        The Greatest Discovery Ever Made, is the Mediation Writing Direct to, and from, the Spirit World, in One Minute! Without any Mechanism, Except Pen, Ink, and Paper

      [London 1862 - Printed 2-page circular on biofolium, docketed "London 1864" in ink at head. 4to (9 x 14-1/4 inches). Broadside circular advertising the services of "Sibyle medium" Mrs. Duke Saunders, who "has the extraordinary gift of holding communions and conversation, for any length of time, and anywhere, with the departed in the Spirit World" and has claimed to have had communion with a host of religious, historical, and artistic figures, including Adam, Moses, Queen Elizabeth, Shakespeare, Titian, Napoleon, and the late Prince Albert. Saunders solicits subscriptions for her upcoming book, The Spirit World: or the Spirit of the Spirit World - though we find no evidence of this book, or any other under the name Mrs. Duke Saunders, having been published. A chart at the end of the circular gives her rates for various services ("Teaching to write," "Private Communion for one," "Evening Seance," etc.). Creased from prior folding, remnants of mounting on verso Printed 2-page circular on biofolium, docketed "London 1864" in ink at head. 4to (9 x 14-1/4 inches)

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        Ueber die peripherischen Endorgane der motorischen Nerven.

      Leipzig, Wilhelm Engelmann, 1862, 4, VIII, 38 pp., 1 Blatt (Inhalt), 5 feine lith. Tafeln, Pappband der Zeit Titel montiert. Selten! Willy Kühne (1837-1900) described the neuromuscular end organ (Kühne spindle) and introduced the term 'telolemma' for the outer covering of its sheath." Clarke and O'Mailey, Human Brian and Spinal Cord, pp.75-78.TNUC (NK 0319696) locates 5 copies. Garrison & Morton No. 1269

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        The Works of Walter Scott: The Waverley Novels

      Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1862 - 13 volumes; small 8vo (6¾ x 18½ inches). Contemporary dark green half calf with raised bands, extra gilt and twin red and brown title labels to spines, marbled boards, endpapers and edges. Same owner name to each volume. Nicely aged. A characterful old leather binding in very good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Ltd, PBFA, ABA, ILAB]
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        In the Berkeley Country

      - Day & Son 1862 Published by Day & Son (25 years Lithographers to the Queen, London, 1862 - 45 pp. With 25 (of 26) chromolithographed tipped-in plates. - No. 22 of 75 copies. - Size: 38 x 28 cm. Condition: Boards damaged (see photographs). Rebacked, new endpapers. First and last few leaves some chipping on the edges. Very, very rare. No copies found in Worldcat. No copy in the British Library. The firm of William Day, later Day & Son, has been described as one of the largest and most prominent lithographic firms of the second third of the nineteenth century. Company documents record William Day’s business starting in 1823[ although the first known lithograph was produced the following year. By 1829 the firm had moved from 59 Great Queen Street to 17 Gate Street. From the early thirties the company was often referred to as Day & Haghe. This was due to the popularity of the work of Louis Haghe a Belgian draughtsman and water colourist who worked for the company until 1852 when he left to focus on painting. The firm was granted the status of ‘Lithographers to Queen Victoria and to the Queen Dowager, Queen Adelaide’ in 1837, although they were not the only lithographers to be awarded the Royal Warrant. William Day Senior died in 1845, leaving the business in the hands of his son William Day Junior. The company now became known as Day & Son. The 1850s started with a prize medal at the Great Exhibition for their display of lithography. In the mid fifties the premises in Gate Street were enlarged and the Prince of Wales and Prince Alfred visited (probably the completed works) in 1856. In 1851, Day & Son was commissioned by Matthew Digby Wyatt, known for his work as an architect, to produce the book The Industrial Arts of the Nineteenth Century, an imposing imperial folio in two volumes which illustrates a selection of items from the Great Exhibition of 1851. There are 160 chromolithographed plates. Wyatt himself stated that he had used 'the best means of graphic representation available'. Wyatt proudly drew attention to the previously unsurpassed scale and speed of production of the book. But what brought the entire project into being was the desire of Day & Son to demonstrate the potential of chromolithography. The firm was particularly associated with the process. However, as Wyatt himself explained, the proposal was not even formalized until after the Great Exhibition had opened. Such a grandiose production must have called into play a significant proportion of Day's resources, including skilled craftsmen and lithographers such as Francis Bedford, J.A. Vinter and Henry Rafter, as well as significant capital, and management. According to Wyatt, four or five of Day's staff were constantly engaged upon the business details of the operation alone. In 1861 the firm printed a large run of bank notes for Lajos Kossuth, the famous Hungarian patriot and democratic. Kossuth was in exile from his homeland and this attempt at re-establishing a separate Hungarian currency lead to both him and Day & Son to be charged in the courts with having ‘levied war upon the Emperor of Austria’. The affair ended with Day & Son delivering the notes to the Bank of England where they were duly burnt. (Source: Wikipedia)

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        Das Königreich Sachsen, Thüringen und Anhalt.... Erste Abtheilung: Das Königreich Sachsen. Erster Band.

      mit 42 Stahlstichen, 4. 25,1 x 16,5 cm. 288 Seiten, In gutem Zustand. Einband minimal berieben, Schnitt gering gebräunt, Titel und Folgeblatt etwas braunfleckig, einige wenige der Textblätter in den Rändern gering braunfleckig, die Stahlstiche jeweils mit Deckblatt in sehr gutem Zustand. Vollständiger Titel: "Das Königreich Sachsen, Thüringen und Anhalt, dargestellt in malerischen Original-Ansichten ihrer interessantesten Gegenden, Städte, Badeorte, Kirchen, Burgen und sonstigen ausgezeichneten Baudenkmäler alter und neuer Zeit. Nach der Natur aufgenommen von Ludwig Rohbock und C. Koehler, in Stahl gestochen von den ausgezeichnetsten Künstlern unserer Zeit. Mit historisch-topographischem Text. Erste Abtheilung: Das Königreich Sachsen. Erster Band, Darmstadt, 1862".

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        The Saint-Memin Collection of Portraits, Consisting of Seven Hundred and Sixty Medallion Portraits; Principally of Distinguished Americans

      Elias Dexter. Hardcover. New York, 1862. Small folio, later black cloth, viii, 104 pp. Complete with 63 plates, as well as a photographic title page [not mentioned in the Sotheby's copy]. One of 100 copies. A very scarce and important reference on Saint-Memin, also important as one of the earliest books illustrated with unique sets of photographic prints. This copy generally well preserved, with some occasional fading to plates. Some dampstaining to text portion at margins. Light marginal creasing to corners of plates, not affecting images. The photographic title page appears to be a copy of an earlier edition, reading: Partie de la Collection des 818 / Portraits graves / par / Ch. Balt Julien Fevret de Saint Memin, ancien Officier / aux Gardes Francaises, pendant son emigration aux Etats-Unis. 1793 - 1814, and includes sixteen portraits surrounding the text. This title page detached, all other pages soundly attached, with a sound 20th century cloth binding in generally excellent condition with some slight bowing to boards. A nice copy of a very scarce work. Title continues: photographed by Gurney and Son, of New York, from proof impressions of the original copper-plates, engraved by M. de St.-Memin, from drawings taken from life by himself, during his exile in the United States from 1793 to 1814. To which are prefixed a memoir of M. de St.-Memin [by Ph. Guignard] and biographical notices of the persons whose portraits constitute the collection, compiled from authentic and original sources by the publisher [E. Dexter]. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. Miles, Saint-Memin 212; Howes F107, "b"; Sabin 75444, OCLC 4827791. . Very Good. 1862. First Edition.

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        Freundschaftsalbum für eine Wiener Schülerin.

      Wien u.a. 1862 (- 1865) - Hübsches Album einer Wiener Schülerin, namens Adele Keil (geb. 1850). Als Besonderheit enthält es ein unbeschriftetes Einlagenblatt mit vier Porträt-Fotografien im Miniaturformat (je 3,4 x 2,4 cm), welche die kaiserlich-habsburgische Familie wohl um 1864 zeigen. Von links nach rechts: Kaiserin Elisabeth ( Sisi ), die hier etwa achtjährige Erzherzogin Gisela, der etwa sechsjährige Kronzprinz Erzherzog Rudolf und Kaiser Franz Joseph, alle stehend in Interieurs. - Die weiteren Blätter mit dekorativen und kalligrafischen Einträgen. - Kollation: 4 montierte Miniatur-Porträtfotografien, 3 Bleistiftzeichnungen, 7 (4 altkolor.) Lithografien und mont. Exsikkat. - Lose in schwarzer Samt-Kassette mit rocailleförmigen, applizierten vergoldeten Eckfleurons, Goldfileten auf beiden Deckeln, Goldschnitt, ziselierter vergoldeter Schließe. - Alle Einträge sowie die Kassette in sehr guter Erhaltung Samt-Kassette der Zeit mit reicher Goldverzierung in grüner Papp-Kassette der Zeit, Qu.8°

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        The Saint-Memin Collection of Portraits, Consisting of Seven Hundred and Sixty Medallion Portraits; Principally of Distinguished Americans

      Elias Dexter. Hardcover. New York, 1862. Small folio, later black cloth, viii, 104 pp. Complete with 63 plates, as well as a photographic title page [not mentioned in the Sotheby's copy]. One of 100 copies. A very scarce and important reference on Saint-Memin, also important as one of the earliest books illustrated with unique sets of photographic prints. This copy generally well preserved, with some occasional fading to plates. Some dampstaining to text portion at margins. Light marginal creasing to corners of plates, not affecting images. The photographic title page appears to be a copy of an earlier edition, reading: Partie de la Collection des 818 / Portraits graves / par / Ch. Balt Julien Fevret de Saint Memin, ancien Officier / aux Gardes Francaises, pendant son emigration aux Etats-Unis. 1793 - 1814, and includes sixteen portraits surrounding the text. This title page detached, all other pages soundly attached, with a sound 20th century cloth binding in generally excellent condition with some slight bowing to boards. A nice copy of a very scarce work. Title continues: photographed by Gurney and Son, of New York, from proof impressions of the original copper-plates, engraved by M. de St.-Memin, from drawings taken from life by himself, during his exile in the United States from 1793 to 1814. To which are prefixed a memoir of M. de St.-Memin [by Ph. Guignard] and biographical notices of the persons whose portraits constitute the collection, compiled from authentic and original sources by the publisher [E. Dexter]. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. Miles, Saint-Memin 212; Howes F107, "b"; Sabin 75444, OCLC 4827791. . Very Good. 1862. First Edition.

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        Die Capitalanlage in Werthpapieren der Staaten, Creditvereine und Actiengesellschaften des In- und Auslandes. Sammlung des historischen, statistischen und gesetzlichen Materials zur Beurtheilung der factischen und rechtlichen Verhältnisse der hauptsächlich im deutschen Börsenverkehr vorkommenden Staatspapiere, Grundentlastungsobligationen, Pfandbriefe, Actien und Prioritätsobligationen. Mit einer kurzen Einleitung über den Verkehr mit Werthpapieren überhaupt.

      Stuttgart, Verlag von Wilhelm Nitzschke, 1862. - XII 595 S., (8) mehrf. gef. Tab.Taf., (8) S., HLn., StvT., tls. stockfl. -- Masui 832. - ". Verwalter des Intercalarfonds in Stuttgart." - Ausführliches Börsen- und Aktienhandbuch, das schon sechs Jahre vor dem ersten "Saling" erschien. - Beigebunden sind "Urtheile der Presse"-- [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ebenezer Kimball Sanborn. A Memorial

      [Vermont?]: n.p., 1862. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 12mo. [1], 52pp., [3]. Frontispiece photograph portrait of Sanborn. Black cloth hardcover with gilt stamped title on front board. Light toning to contents. No author, place or date attributed. Not in Nevins. Ebenezer Kimball Sanborn was a surgeon. He was born in Hill, New Hampshire 1828. He studied medicine in Lowell. Sanborn accepted a commission at the start of the Civil War as a surgeon of the First Vermont Infantry Volunteers. Sanborn's health failed after his first enlistment late 1861. Although Sanborn was very ill he accepted another commission as surgeon of the 31st Massachusetts. He died on Ship Island April 3, 1862. Sabin 76236.

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        Civil War: ORIGINAL List of Persons Liable to Military Duty [Union Army]

      J. M. Stebbins Sheriff of Kenosha County, Wisconsin [on behalf of the Union Army], Kenosha County, Wisconsin, USA 1862 - RARE ORIGINAL LIST OF PERSONS LIABLE TO MILITARY DUTY in the Union Army resulting from a survey conducted in the town of Somers, Wisconsin by the Sheriff of Kenosha County, Wisconsin between August 14, 1862 and August 21, 1862. The list thus produced contains 166 names, beginning with entry 77 and ending with entry 242 -- indicating that the first two pages have been removed. Each page present is signed at the bottom: "J. M. Stebbins Sheriff". [Stebbins served two nonconsecutive terms as Sheriff, being first elected in 1860. He also served as an Alderman and as a Justice of the Peace.]The document measures approximately 21 inches X 17 inches and contains information on the names individual's occupation, marital status, and any reason given by those surveyed justifying exemption from service.While the document is missing the first two pages, it otherwise is complete and constitutes a REMARKABLE SURVIVAL OF THE MOST TUMULTUOUS TIME OF AMERICA'S HISTORY.FURTHER NOTES OF INTEREST:The seven states of the upper middle west: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin sent over one million men to serve in the Union army while providing much of the food and raw materials necessary for the northern states to carry on the war.Per capita, Wisconsin sent more young men to the Civil War than did any other state in the Union and lost over 12,000 of them to death in battle, by wound resulting in Post-battle death, or by illness/disease.While the Union did not conscript soldiers until passage of the Enrollment Act in1863, in 1862 President Lincoln called for the addition of 300,000 soldiers to the Union army. Each State in the Union was assigned a quota, with the method of meeting its quota being left to each State.Such call for additional soldiers from each Union State produced the Wisconsin list of eligible soldiers described above.As Lincoln's call for additional volunteers failed to produce a sufficient number of additional soldiers, on March 3, 1863 Congress passed "An Act for enrolling and calling out the national Forces, and for other Purposes", thereby establishing a draft of men between the ages of twenty and forty-five. Each Congressional District was given a quota. The number of men already enrolled from a District reduced the number of soldiers required to be provided by that District and, if the District then failed to provide the additional men to meet its quota, the District wild face a draft. Those who did not meet one of the few exemptions would be required to serve in the Union Army or to pay $300.00 (a tremendous amount in those days) to avoid service. (Although President Lincoln was exempted from service due to his age, he voluntarily paid the fee so that a soldier would serve in his stead.)The document remains in decent condition with general edge wear as well as some tears and some loss at the edges. IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Adam Opel und sein Haus - Fünfzig Jahre der Entwicklung 1862 - 1912

      121 (2) S. mit ca. 200 zumeist kleinen (einige halb- und ganzseitig) Abbildungen, diese zeigen zum größten Teil die Produkte des Hauses Opel und davon wiederum zeigen die meisten Abbildungen Automobile bzw. Details von diesen, Originalbroschur mit Deckeltitel, Ränder leicht bestoßen, Buchblock jedoch fast neuwertig! = Seltene Festschrift des Fahrrad- und Automobilherstellers, der sich auch mit Näh- und Landwirtschaftmaschinen einen Namen machte =

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        Kitab al Abarkasis ay 'Aamal al Rusul wa al-Quddisin wa Rasayil Mar Bulous al Rasul wa Yaqub wa Butrus wa Yuhanna wa Yahuza wa Abukalapsis.

      Aleppo 1862 - 385 p., [13], Arabic lithographed printing with borders, headings of chapters engraved with decorated borders, vignette at the end, translated into Arabic in 1729 from the Italian edition of 1703 by Jirmanus Farhat, contemporary full calf, very small stamp on front cover, marbled end papers, some pages at the end have very light damp marks, index, in good condition overall, printed in Aleppo on the instructions of His Excellency the Maronite Patriarch Youssef Matar, on the 10th of September, 1862. The origin of the word Abarkasis is Greek and it means works. The book is a part of Saint Luke gospel, which used to be read daily at the Coptic Orthodox Church in the Coptic language. It was translated into Arabic and used in daily masses at the Greek Orthodox Church when Arabic started to be used at the churches instead of Coptic after 1704, this copy was printed for the Maronite church and some dates and passages where changed accordingly to follow the maronite instructions. The first Arabic press in the Levant was established in Aleppo at the beginning of the 18th century, and the Patriarch Athanasius III al-Debbas was responsible for establishing it, while others believe that ‘Abdallah al-Zakhir was the true founder, having designed and cast the type and fabricated much of the equipment. ‘Al-Zakhir (1680-1784) was born at Himma, southern Syria; he went to Aleppo in 1701 and studied Arabic grammar, philosophy, and religious sciences. He became closely attached to the Patriarch al-Dabbas. This friendship lasted until 1720. The output of the Aleppo press was entirely religious. The first publication (1706) was a book of Psalms entitled Kitab a-zabur al-sharif. In the same year the Gospels under the title Kitab al-injil al-sharif al-tahir wa-al-musbah al-munir al-zahir appeared. The third book published by the press was Kitab al-durr al-muntakhab of Saint John Chrysostom (347-407) in a translation from Greek to Arabic by al-Debbas. Altogether, some 11 works were issued in Aleppo but nothing after 1711. The fate of Aleppo press after that date is not known. Size: 8vo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. With Notes by Dean Milman and M. Guizort. Edited, with additional notes by William Smith, LL.D.

      London: John Murray, 1862. Portrait, maps. 8 vols. 8vo. Bound in three quarters crimson polished calf, gilt spine, t.e.g. Fine. Portrait, maps. 8 vols. 8vo.

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        The Druzes and the Maronites under the Turkish Rule from 1840 to 1860

      1862 - First edition. 8vo. Contemporary tree calf, gilt, neatly rebacked with the original spine laid down, red morocco label to spine, marbled edges and end papers, a most attractive copy. Without the errata slip and the last page of advertisements. viii, 285, [1]ads. pp. London: Bernard Quaritch, Churchill's fine account of the tensions between the Druzes and the Maronites over a twenty year period. The influence of the West on the Druzes resulted in a widening social and economic gap between them and Maronites which thereby led to the partition of Lebanon and culminated in the massacre of 11,000 Maronites in 1860. Bernard Quaritch issued The Druzes and Maronites in two formats, either to match the preceding Mount Lebanon (250 copies), or in smaller post 8vo as here (1000 copies). Blackmer 354: ?This work is often referred to as vol. IV of Churchill'sMt. Lebanon, and the binding has this legend on the spine. Apparently sheets of the third edition ofMt. Lebanon were bought up and bound uniformly with theDruses and Maronites. Churchill was inspired to write this further work by the Syrian massacres of 1860. He analyses the relations between the Druzes, Maronites and Turks and gives an account of motives and interests at work in the country.? [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ROSEAUX ET SARCELLES

      1862 - Etching and drypoint. c. 1880. B. 224 iv/iv, from the edition of 22. Printed on blue paper with a deckled edge. Signed in pencil and initialed in ink. 12 x 9 1/2 with large margins. Some matt staining outside the image. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        ON THE VARIOUS CONTRIVANCES BY WHICH BRITISH AND FOREIGN ORCHIDS ARE FERTILISED BY INSECTS AND ON THE GOOD EFFECTS OF INTERCROSSING.

      JOHN MURRAY 1862 - 8vo (20cm tall). Original publisher's plum cloth, vi, 365pp, index, adverts (32pp, dated April 1868). Folding plate (Figure I.) and 33 other black and white illustrations (figure II - XXXIV) 1st Edition. variant 'b' binding (plum cloth without vertical ribbing, and later adverts). F800 CONDITION: VERY GOOD. The original binding has been expertly re-cased, with minor restoration to the head and tail of the spine. There is less sunning than usually encountered to the spine, though the gilt is somewhat dulled. Boards very clean and gilt orchid to front cover is bright. The binding is very tight and square. The original endpapers have been preserved with new hinges of vintage paper. Repair to front corner of paste-down with matching paper. Very elegant rubber name-stamp in ink of Samuel P. Leather to head of title page and p.1 (see photos). [Samuel Petty Leather (1821-1889) was a Victorian polymath from Sheffield. He had a varied career as apprentice machine maker, waterworks engineer, civil engineer, gas engineer, surveyor, draughtsman and works manager. He was also a Freemason, a Liberal, a Quaker, chemist, microscopist and scientist. The copy of the present work was once part of his significant natural history library of around 2000 volumes. A family history of this interesting Victorian gentleman is included (Leather, A. David. Samuel Petty Leather, Gas Engineer of Burnley, The Leather Family History Society, Yorkshire 1993: pp (2), 7o, (6) genealogical tables and maps). The rubber ink-stamp used in this copy of the 'Orchids' is actually mentioned in the biography. It is curious to note that there do not appear to be any other copies of this recent work in commerce at present online.] The text-block is generally very clean and bright with occasional marks and spots only. There is some foxing to the inserted adverts (worst to first and last leaf). No other inks or marks that I can see. A pleasing copy of a distinctive Darwin first edition that is notoriously hard to find in presentable original cloth, and with very interesting English provenance. This example is in what Freeman described as a 'later case' Please e-mail if you would like me to send further photos to the ones provided. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Poems. With a Memoir.

      Cambridge: Macmillan and Co., 1862 - Octavo. Original green honeycomb cloth, titles to spine gilt, Clough's decorated monogram in frame to front cover black and gilt, frame to rear cover in blind, brown coated endpapers. Binder's label to rear pastedown. Spine gently rolled, wear to spine ends, rubbing to joints, frayed to head of spine and front cover join, bumps to tips, small abrasion to front free endpaper coating; a very good copy. First edition thus, presentation copy, inscribed by the author's wife (Blanche Mary Clough, née Shore-Smith), on the half-title, "With Mrs. Clough's kind regards". With an additional inscription by its recipient below noting the date of its receipt, "Rec. 6th August 1862, sent to me at Chew Magna, C. L. Rose". This posthumous memorial issue (Clough had died in 1861) was published by Clough's wife in Britain and America simultaneously, with the memoirs written by F. T Palgrave and C. E. Norton respectively. Blanche Clough was a cousin of Florence Nightingale, whom Arthur Clough assisted in her campaign to reform military hospitals and escorted "to Calais in 1854 on her first voyage to the Crimea" (ODNB). Originally issued in January 1849 as Ambarvalia, a collection of verse by Clough and his Cambridge friend Thomas Burbidge, the book was reissued in 1850 from the original sheets with Burbidge's poems omitted and a simple fly-title, "Poems / by / Arthur H. Clough", in place of the original title. This is the therefore the third issue overall. "This collection contained Clough's choice of the poems written during the years at Balliol and Oriel. Most are short poems, recalling the trials of student years and the journeys of the religious doubter. 'Qui laborat, orat', admired by Tennyson, expresses the tension of prayer to a God who is ineffable; 'The New Sinai' dramatizes the conflict between religion and science" (ODNB). Presentation copies of this posthumous edition are rare, with the last one recorded at auction appearing back in 1939.

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        New Zealand - Province of Taranaki from Waitara to Eoe

      1862 - Hand-coloured, engraved map. 520cm x 420cm within a mount and very nice mahogony style frame with gilt inset. 810cm x 670cm. Handwritten Carrington, Provincial Surveyer, 10 July 1862. A fine original and very interesting map, beautifully glazed and framed.

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        Guide : Lillywhite Guide for 1862,16th Edition (Smith 17/24)

      Hi, Here we have an 1862 Lillywhite Guide. 16th Edition (Smith 17/24). It was from the Robin Marlar collection and bownd in redish boards with his name to the front, This book is rebound without the original covers, otherwise it is complete. With the Appendix to the Spring edition (hence Smiths 17 number not 16) In very nice condition. Internally wonderful, very clean indeed and tightly bound. It is a tiny book with bright pages and hard to find.

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        On Our Knowledge of the Causes of the Phenomena of Organic Nature.

      London: Robert Hardwicke,, 1862. Octavo. Original green ribbed cloth, spine lettered in gilt, covers panelled in blind, brown endpapers. Spine ends bumped, hinges slightly cracked, one signature standing slightly proud, else an excellent copy. First edition in book form. In 1861 Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–1895) gave a series of lectures on evolution and human ancestry to London's workers, where he defended Darwinism. Transcripts of his talks on the Origin of Species were published by Robert Hardwicke in weekly pamphlets, before being collected into this volume. Huxley, popularly known at the time as "Darwin's Bulldog", did much to popularise evolutionary theory through his lectures and publications in the years following the publication of the Origin of Species in 1859.

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        Rapport sur la condition morale, intellectuelle et matérielle, des ouvriers qui vivent de l'industrie du coton.

      S.l.n.d. [1862] [Imprimerie Royale] - Rapport sur la condition morale, intellectuelle et matérielle, des ouvriers qui vivent de l'industrie du coton, par M. Louis Reybaud. Fait à la suite d'une mission que lui a confiée l'Académie. Lu dans les séances des 1er et 15 décembre 1860 ; 23 février, 1er et juin, 20 juillet, 10 août, 2 et 23 novembre 1861 ; 18 janvier, 8 février, 10 et 24 mai et 7 juin 1862. S.l.n.d. [1862] [Imprimerie Royale] 1 volume grand in-4 (27,8 x 22 cm) paginé de [603] à 1014. Reliure postérieure demi-percaline noire, filets dorés au dos, plats de papier marbré. Deux coins légèrement touchés sans gravité sinon très bel exemplaire très frais. Il n'y a pas de page de titre spéciale (ce qui est normal). Papier de qualité, sans rousseurs. Edition originale rare publiée immédiatement à la suite des lectures à l'Académie dans le tome XI des Mémoires de l'Académie des sciences morales et politiques. L'Académie des sciences avait confié à Reybaud plusieurs missions sur l'état de l'industrie en France : ouvriers du coton, de la soie, de la laine, de l'industrie du fer. Chacune de ces missions a fait l'objet d'un rapport très détaillé et très intéressant. Louis Reybaud (1799-1879) est un homme politique et économiste libéral et auteur de nombreux ouvrages sur l'histoire politique et sociale de la France au milieu du XIXe siècle : Jérôme Paturot à la recherche d'une position sociale (1842), Jérôme Paturot à la recherche de la meilleure des républiques (1846), Etudes sur les réformateurs ou socialistes modernes (1842), etc. "En disciplinant la vapeur et en la mettant au service de l'homme, la science a du même coup créé l'agglomération manufacturière et porté une atteinte profonde à l'activité qui avait le toit de la famille pour abri. Devant cette fatalité inexorable, comment oublier les avantages d'un régime qui, depuis tant de siècles, avait prévalu dans l'exercice des industries ? Comment assister sans regret au bouleversement de tant d'existences, aux souffrances et aux misères inséparables d'un changement de condition ? Même aujourd'hui que cette révolution est plus d'à moitié accomplie, des milliers de tisserands luttent encore dans nos campagnes contre cette force qui doit les briser si elle ne les absorbe pas ! Les Vosges, la Normandie, l'Alsace, la Bretagne, l'Artois, le Hainaut, les Flandres et d'autres provinces encore comptent des légions d'ouvriers qui restent attachés à leurs métiers de ménage comme à un dernier débris. Ils voient monter le flot qui les doit engloutir, et plutôt que de chercher un refuge ailleurs, ils l'attendent avec une énergie désespérée. La manufacture a beau empiéter sur eux, ils lui tiennent tête; ils se résignent aux réductions de salaires, aux chômages, aux privations; en vaillants soldats, ils aimeront mieux mourir que de rendre leurs armes. Quand on a vu de près comme moi ces derniers défenseurs de l'industrie domestique, recueilli leurs plaintes, calculé leurs ressources, on se sent pris d'une compassion profonde. L'illusion n'est cependant pas permise. En comparant ces instruments imparfaits avec les appareils perfectionnés des manufactures, cette main d'œuvre élémentaire avec la main-d'œuvre organisée, on comprend que la vie se retire de ces ateliers de campagne; si dignes d'intérêt qu'ils soient, ils sont, pour certaines industries du moins, irrévocablement condamnés. [.]" (extrait p. 617-618). Ce texte a paru l'année suivante en librairie au format in-8 sous le titre : Le Coton. Son régime, ses problèmes, son influence en Europe. Nouvelle série des études sur le Régime des manufactures. Paris, Michel Lévy Frères, 1863. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Untersuchungen über das Sonnenspectrum und die Spectren der chemischen Elemente.

      (Berlin Dümmler ) 1862 - (27,5 x 23 cm). SS. (63)-95. Mit 3 (2 gefalteten) lithographierten Tafeln. Moderner Pappband im Stil der Zeit. (Aus: Abh. der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin). Seltene erste Ausgabe des ersten Teils von Kirchhoffs letzter grundlegender Arbeit über Spektralanalyse (1863 erschien ein zweiter Teil, der jedoch meist fehlt). - Mit der hier vorliegenden Arbeit schuf Kirchhoff die neue Wissenschaft der Spektroskopie. - "Mit genialem Einfühlungsvermögen wiederholte er das Experiment mit Sonnenlicht und erhielt das gleiche Resultat. Die Tatsache, daß die dunklen Linien erzeugt wurden, wenn Licht von einer glühenden Substanz durch die gleiche Substanz bei niedrigeren Temperaturen ging, ließ vermuten, daß Absorption stattfand. Beim Sonnenspektrum etwa wurden die dunklen Linien durch Absorption in den Gasen der Sonnenatmosphäre verursacht. Weitere Experimente zeigten, daß jede glühende Substanz ein Spektrum erzeugt, das nur ihr selbst eigen ist. Dies ermöglichte eine chemische Analyse von solchem Umfang und mit solcher Genauigkeit, wie man sie bisher nicht gekannt hatte. Mehr noch: das ganze Weltall mit seinen Sternen wurde dadurch in das Labor 'gebracht', wo man nun feststellte, daß die Grundsubstanzen überall im Weltall die gleichen waren" (PMM). - DSB 7, 379; PMM 278b; Sparrrow 117; Norman 1219; Horblit 59 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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