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London: Downey, 1896. xi, 296 pages. 8vo, original gilt-stamped maroon cloth; spine ends repaired. London: Downey, 1896. First Edition. A very good copy. Narrative of a British soldier who joined the 1858 United States filibustering expedition to liberate Cuba. He was among a total of 285 on the expedition.
Paris: L'Emancipatrice, 1961. 3 volumes (16 sections). Each section contains detailed black & white technical drawings pertaining to the design and manufacture of hand guns and rifles along with explanatory text in French. Oblong 4to, original gray printed wrappers. Paris: L'Emancipatrice, 1961, 1963, 1965. Near fine. Serie 1-3, Cahier no. 1-16, Complete.
Paris: Chez Davambez. Illustrated by Arnoux with 12 fine color pochoir plates. Oblong 12mo, color illustrated wrappers, sewn with cord (wraps are a bit edgeworn and lightly soiled; one stain on upper corner slightly effecting pages). Paris: Chez Devambez, (circa 1917). A very good copy of this scarce pamphlet, a celebration of the French- American alliance. Back cover stamped "Editions de l'Abeille d'Or, Paris"
London: Samuel Leigh, 1816. 2 volumes in 1. Copperplate frontispiece portrait, 3 large folding maps partially colored (some tears to maps, some very neat repairs with clear tape, maps still in nice condition overall). Thick 8vo,errata leaf, rubricated edges, rebound in forest green cloth with a green leather spine label. London: Samuel Leigh, 1816. First Edition. Near Fine. Very small library stamps on several pages.
Extra illus. title page. Illustrated with 40 plates from drawings taken on the spot by William Simpson, with tissue guards. (Scattered light foxing throughout; heavier on first and last several pages including the title). 112pp. of text. Short 4to, beautifully bound in the original blue cloth, with elaborate gilt and blind-stamped decorative covers and spine (rubbed at corners and spine ends), a.e.g. London: Paul and Dominic Colnaghi, 1855. Very nice copy of this uncommon book. Period Victorian binding, by M.Digy.....
New York: Harper, 1865. 5 plates, 2 maps. 337pp. + 2pp. of publisher's ads. 12mo, original brown cloth, expertly rebacked with modern cloth with original title on spine preserved, small tear to some margins. New York: Harper, 1865 Text contains list of all cavalry units that fought in the Civil War along with name of each unit's commanding officer. Author was a colonel in the Ninth Illinois Volunteer Cavalry and Chief of the Cavalry of the Department of the Missouri. Howes B-692.