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        Leaves of Grass, with Sands at Seventy & A Backward Glance o'er Travel'd Roads.

      Philadelphia: 1889. hardcover. very good(+). Mounted photographic portrait and 5 other portraits. 404 & 18pp. 12mo, flexible leather; binding professionally re-backed; corners worn; small old rubberstamp. a.e.g. N.p. (Philadelphia, 1889). One of 300 copies, signed by Whitman. The 70th birthday edition..." a special, complete, final utterance, in one handy volume...more a PERSON than a book...I here with pen and ink append my name..." Beneath Whitman's signature are the autographs of JOHN BURROUGHS and EDGAR LEE MASTERS.

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        Charles le Brun et Les Arts Sous Louis XIV

      Imprimerie National, 1889. Hardcover. Good. 1889. 818 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth with gilt lettering. Large book. Text in French. The number 2 is displayed upon the spine but not at the titles, it is unclear if this is a volume number. Firm binding. Mild foxing, tanning and handling marks with faint pencil marking at front paste-down. Intermittent dog-eared corners with rough edges to pages. Title page has scuffing around edges with small hole near where publisher is listed. Moderate bumping, rubbing and scuffing to spine ends and to corners with moderate rubbing, scuffing and wear along edges and over surfaces. water marking along spine with white marking at front.

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        Mini Archive - Manuscript Letters from Israel - Album of Pencil Drawings & Photos

      Israel, 1889. Haifa, Daliyat al-Karmel, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, February-March 1889. Five manuscript letters, and one album of pencil drawings, from a notable English artist's journey to Israel for the purpose of drawing and painting foreign scenes, being Laurence Carrington Grubbe (1854-1912) of Suffolk. Together with 3 original photographs of the artist, one of which is in a matte border. Letters: 28 pages combined. 8vo. ivory double-leafs, measuring approximately 13 x 20 cm, each signed in the original, one contained in original covers bearing postmarks from Beirut and Port Said and a Turkish Ottoman Empire postage stamp of 1 Piaster. Album: Oblong 8vo. measuring approximately 23,5 x 14,5 cm, quarter morocco over green cloth, front titled "Sketches" in gilt, with integral cloth pencil holder. 82 pages with pencil drawings, over half of which are on-the-spot drawings of Israel and Palestine. Placed within the album is a separate leaf with a drawing of the walls of Jerusalem. Photographs: Three unique photographs taken circa 1890s, ranging in size from approximately 18 x 12 cm, to 12 x 9 cm, one being a faded sepia view of Grubbe in his studio, another being placed in a matte holder. Indication of moisture to album's spine, otherwise in very good condition, internally sound. Creases to two photographs. Letters are in very good condition. Laurence Carrington Grubbe (1854-1912) travelled to Israel and Palestine in 1889, in the period of Zionist immigration, expressly with the intent of painting foreign sights. The artist's field journal contains approximately 45 manuscript pencil drawings which were drawn in the Holy Land, March and April 1889, captioned accordingly. Some of these include views of Haifa in Israel, ancient stone walls in Ramla, a scene from the road to Jerusalem, portrait sketches of children at Daliyat al-Karmel in Jerusalem, Damascus Gate, the exterior of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, some fine architectural details inside of Solomon's Temple, the tomb of Jesus Christ, views of Bethlehem, Rachel's tomb, etc. The remaining pages are filled with drawings of people and scenes closer to home, one being dated 1891. His correspondence describes the adventure of touring through our civilization's most historically significant lands, a history of which he frequently makes reference to. The first letter was penned 4 February 1889 aboard a ship in the port of Joppa [Jaffa], which he describes as "an artist's wild delight." Three letters are written while at Haifa and one at Daliyat El Karmel. Four letters are addressed to his father, magistrate and two times Mayor of Southwold, John Eustace Grubbe (1816-1899); one is addressed to his sister Constance. Following are some excerpts: "Off Joppa, 4th Feb 89. Before leaving Port Said... small Arab fish market on its borders which we inspected as well as the manners & customs of the Arabs... wonderfully civil, Mr. Haskett Smith a friend of Mr. Oliphants who is with us says it is perfectly safe to travel anywhere this side of Jordan... the reports of danger are kept alive by dragoners... if any Arab of a tribe commits an offence of dishonesty or anything else the Sheik of that tribe is apprehended & put in prison till the delinquent is produced... There was a Turkish Pasha on board with his sword, uniform & carriage... on his way from Mecca to Jerusalem..." "Haifa, 2nd March 89... I have been doing some oil painting... Among the other inhabitants of Dalieh is a ridiculous monkey... I have been here since my return from Beyrout... Mrs. Oliphant & some friends of hers arrive next Tuesday..." "Haifa, March 6th 89... This is a glorious country for archaeological remains. You walk along the shore for miles on the site of a half-buried city - Sicaminum - You can pick up blocks of broken marble by the score, tesserae large & small innumerable... Nobody cares for them or even seems to think of exploring them. Mr. Oliphant did. His garden contains all sorts of relics from this & other quarters... In digging about he came across 2 large caves with the remains of plaster round the walls & steps... tesselated pavement still undisturbed... a very large cistern... ...most interesting of relics about here is the Castle of Athlit, the last stronghold of the Crusaders... a chamber or passage below... the chapel of which one high wall still stands shows carved stone heads of crusaders..." "Daliet-el-Carmel, Syria, March 29th 89...My plans for the future are as follows... leave Haifa on a tour with Allan & a party of Druses Monday. We shall ride to Caesarea along the coast, thence to Jerusalem, Jericho, the Dead Sea &c &c making north to Damascus, Balbek, Tyre & Sidon... will take about 4 weeks... had a delightful trip to Nazareth... lies in a nest surrounded by stormy hills... the highest commands an enormous extent of country, a magnificent view, I made a sketch from it... The well is the only well in the village, & there little girls - women & children go every evening to draw water... just as they did 1900 years ago... We slept at the convent... lighted with a very tall candle and a lantern... Besides ourselves there were about 8 Arab men a little boy and a baby... The men & boy took it in turns to dance to the sound of a shepherds pipe... Among other institutions there is a orphanage where some English ladies look after 80 little Arab girls... April 3rd. P.S. the trip has been unavoidably postponed... going to Jerusalem. I shall paint there for about a fortnight..." Daliyat El Karmel is a Druze town in the Haifa District of Israel, located some 20 km southeast of Haifa. The shrine of Abu Ibrahim, whom the Druze consider a prophet, is in the oldest part of the town. Close by, is the home of Sir Laurence Oliphant, who spent his summers there in the 1880s with his wife Alice, and his secretary Naftali Herz Imber. Laurence Carrington Grubbe (1854-1912) is a well-known Suffolk artist and painter whose works are still sought after today. Born at Southwold, he was a son of wealthy magistrate John Eustace Grubbe (1816-1899) who served twice as mayor of Southwold, and Julia Catherine née Hall (ca 1821-1901). He was educated at Eton College, then admitted to Trinity Hall in Cambridge on 3 February 1872. His father had a house at 29 Holland Park, London where the family often resided. By 1881 he was on the active list with the rank of Captain for the 16th (The Bedforshire) Regiment of Foot. In 1882-83 he was at Shorncliffe Army Camp, and travelling in England, during which time he began seriously considering making a profession of painting. He made some investments with his father, for example, possessing Midland Debenture Stock in 1895, and a Midland Railway Debenture in 1896. Grubbe travelled to Italy, Egypt, Israel and Palestine in 1889 to paint and explore. He took up figure painting, first exhibiting at the London Salon. In 1893 he exhibited "A Game of Draughts" at the Royal Academy. He also exhibited in Southwold, Suffolk and Hampstead, London as late as 1908. He was also a member of the Ipswich Fine Art Club in Southwold from 1889 to 1905. In 1909 he married Marie Ellen Seymour Lucas (1879-1951) whom he nicknamed "Poppets" and whom was described as a miniaturist in the art community. Her family was replete with renowned artists, her father being the esteemed artist John Seymour Lucas, R.A. (1849-1923), a Victorian English historical and portrait painter, as well as an accomplished theatrical costume designer, distinguished antiquary and collector of architectural artefacts. Lucas owned and remodelled The Blythburgh Priory in the then emerging style and influence of the Arts and Crafts Movement which flourished in England between 1880 and 1910. Laurence and Marie had one daughter, Margaret Julia Maria Grubbe (1911-1997) who also became an artist and illustrator. Grubbe died at his home 96 Abbey Road, Hampstead, London in 1912, aged 57, within a year of Margaret's birth. . Very Good.

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        Sylvie and Bruno; Sylvie and Bruno Concluded.

      London: Macmillan and Co.,, 1889 & 1893. 2 works, octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spines gilt, black coated endpapers, all edges gilt. Sylvie and Bruno Concluded with the dust jacket with the over-price sticker removed, therefore probably supplied. Housed in a custom blue slipcase. Illustrated by Harry Furniss. Spines gently rolled and faded, a couple of faint spots; an excellent, bright set. Jacket of Sylvie and Bruno Concluded with toned spine and some nicks to extremities. First editions. Presentation copies, inscribed by the author on the half-titles: "Mrs Burton with kindest regards from the Author. Dec. 12 1889"; "Mrs Burton with the Author's kind regards. December 28 1893." Mrs Burton was Mabel Burton's mother.

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        Traité de la fabrication de l'alcool

      1889 - 2 volumes grands de I. (2), Lille, Danel, 1889, in-8, 2 volumes grands de I. (2), V, (1), 460 et II pages ; et de II. (2), IV, VII, (1), 500 et II pages, demi-basane noire de l'époque, dos lisse portant le nom d'auteur, le titre et la tomaison, tranches cirées, Première édition française, traduite sur la quatrième édition allemande par Bosker et Warnery. Traité de chimie industrielle et appliquée à la fabrication de l'alcool dans lequel l'auteur analyse toutes les matières premières rentrant dans la fabrication de l'alcool et leur préparation (pomme de terre, froment, seigle, orge, avoine, maïs, riz, sarrasin pour l'amidon qu'elles contiennent, ainsi que le malt), il s'intéresse aussi longuement aux techniques permettant la formation de l'alcool : saccharification, phénomènes et pratique de la fermentation, distillation et rectification. Outre ces développements théorico-pratiques, cet ouvrage se distingue par une très riche illustration en noir dans le texte qui montre des dizaines d'appareils industriels, de distilleries, etc. Sur les pages de titre, cachet de la station de chimie végétale de Meudon. Bel exemplaire [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Konvolut von 5 Beiträgen zur Mathematik, 1:] Über die partiellen Differentialgleichungen, welchen die absoluten Invarianten binärer Formen bei höheren Transformationen genügen; [2:] Über die Abbildung einer Classe von Flächen 5. Ordnung; [3:] Über eine Fundamentalaufgabe der Invariantentheorie; [4:] Erweiterung des Raumbegriffes. Mathematische Abhandlung; [5:] Über die reducirte Resultante

      Göttingen - Braunsberg - München: Dieterische Buchandlung 1870 1872; Huye's Buchhandlung; Verlag der k. Akademie 1889 - HLDr., Bibl.-Exemplar, 35 Seiten, 64 Seiten, 62 Seiten, 21 Seiten, 13 Seiten, 4°, mit Rückenvergoldung. Titelblätter gestempelt; Signaturen. Einband leicht berieben und abgegriffen, sonst guter Zustand. Book Language/s: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de Khanat de Khokand.

      Paris, Ernest Leroux, éditeur,, 1889. Traduit de Russe par Auguste Dozon. Quarto (273 × 172 mm). Contemporary dark blue half morocco, marbled boards, by Joseph Bretault, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, tricolour silk page-marker. Original wraps bound in front and back. Double-page engraved map. A very lightly rubbed at the extremities, pale toning, a very good copy. First French edition, originally published in Russian in 1886 at Kazan, this edition issued for l'École des langues orientales vivantes. Institutionally well-represented, but uncommon in commerce with just two copies at auction in the last 50 years. An important account of the Khanate of Kokand, a city now in the Ferganah Region of Uzbekistan. Nalivkine (1852-1918) began his career as an artillery officer, and saw service in the conquest of Khiva in 1875, the following year becoming commander of Namengan in Ferghana. He then left the service to become a "rural proprietor" (translator's preface), and embarked on ethnographical and linguistic studies of the region, producing in time both the first Russo-Sart, and Russo-Uzbek dictionaries. In 1884 he was recalled to the service at the specific instructions of Gen. Cherniaev, the governor-general of Russian Turkestan, in order to establish a school at Tashkent for the teaching of Russian and mathematics, while himself occupying the chair in Sart and Persian at the lycée there. Nalivkine was the author of the first course-book for the elementary schools that the Russians were establishing throughout the region. He was a member of the Tashkent State Duma, and subsequently head of the Turkestan Committee of the Provisional Government, and commander of the Turkestan Military District. In November 1917, power in Tashkent was seized by the Bolsheviks and their Left Social Revolutionary allies, and with the transfer of power to the soviets, Nalivkine went into hiding. He committed suicide in January 1918. An excellent copy in an attractive contemporary binding by Bretault, a pupil of Victor Champs, and recognised as one of the foremost binders practising in Paris at the turn of the nineteenth century (Devauchelle, La Reliure en France, III, p. 127).

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        Heroes of the Dark Continent and How Stanley Found Emin Pasha. [Promotional oversized flyer]

      St. Louis, Mo:: Historical Publishing Co.,, 1889. self wrappers as issued. Creased where folded; some slight marginal foxing; very attractive.. 17 x 11 inches,.

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        Eigenhändig geschriebener Brief. Mit Unterschrift. 23. Nov. 1889.

      1889 - 22,5x14 cm. (ordentlicher Zustand). Heinrich Theodor Fontane (* 30. Dezember 1819 in Neuruppin; + 20. September 1898 in Berlin) deutscher Schriftsteller und approbierter Apotheker. Er gilt als bedeutendster deutscher Vertreter des poetischen Realismus. "Hochgeehrter Herr, ergebensten Dank für das Bändchen "Lyrische Dichtungen" das Ihre Güte mir zugehen lies. Darüber schreiben kann ich nicht, weil Bücherbesprechungen anderen Personen obliegen. Ich bitte Sie deshalb freundlichst das Bändchen direkt an die Redaktion der Zeitung einsenden zu wollen. [.] Th. Fontane" Rückseitig: Entwurf eines enttäuschen Antwortschreibens "Doch Ihr Schreiben spricht beredt, ich muss mich eben bescheiden. Verzeihen Sie, dass ich Sie nochmals belästigte " Fontane

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        Selected Poems

      UK: Kegan Paul, Trench, & Co. London, Kegan Paul, Trench and Co., 1889. First edition and first impression in publisher's maroon cloth. A presentation copy inscribed by Dobson "The Rev \ W. Elwin \ With the Kind Regards \ of \ Austin Dobson \ 21.12.89". Elwin has evidently presented the book to a library in 1907 as evidenced by a presentation plate. Ex Libris plate of R.C. Fiske to front endpaper. Very good condition with wear commensurate to age. . Very Good. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1889.

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        "Play Ball." Stories of the Diamond Field by Mike Kelly of the Boston Base Ball Club

      Boston and New York: Kean & Kelly. 1889. Second edition. Octavo. vi, [7]-86, [6, ads], [4, blank]pp. Publisher's printed brown wrappers, front cover with engraved portrait of Kelly. Spine and covers lightly worn, with small chip from bottom end of spine. Previous owner's name in pencil at head of title page. In custom brown cloth clamshell box.The second edition of this work of baseball anecdotes and autobiography by Mike "King" Kelly (1857-1894), the first memoir by a baseball player. Kelly, at the time of this work a member of the Boston Beaneaters, was an early innovator of the game, introducing or popularizing such techniques as the hook slide, the hit and run, and the art of intentionally fouling balls to build up the pitch count. Handsome, personable, and extremely popular with fans, Kelly parlayed his success on the field into second career as a vaudeville performer --- his act including recitations of the poem "Casey at the Bat." In 1945 Kelly was inducted into the Baseball Hall Fame in only its second vote.A first edition of Play Ball was published in 1888 by Emery & Hughes. Both editions are rare, with OCLC locating only one copy of this edition. Grobani 27-1 (for 1888 edition, the earliest work listed under "Anecdotes and Recollections"); Smith 14906 (erroneously listing an 1883 edition); OCLC 863156817 (1 copy, New York Public Library). A great baseball rarity. .

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        Deutschlands Apfelsorten.

      Braunschweig, Friedrich Vieweg und Sohn 1889 - Original, kein Reprint. "Illustrierte, systematische Darstellung der im Gebiete des Deutschen Pomologen-Vereins gebauten Apfelsorten. Herausgegeben im Auftrag und unter Mitwirkung des Deutschen Pomologen-Vereins von dessen erstem Vorstande Dr. Th. Engelbrecht, Geh. Med.-Rath und Professor in Braunschweig." XVI + 778 Seiten mit 688 Abbildungen im Text + 4 Seiten Verlagshinweise. Jeder der schwarz-weißen Holzschnitte (gezeichnet vom Verfasser und von A. Probst dargestellt) zeigt einen Querschnitt durch einen Apfel der 688 beschriebenen Sorten . Ca. 22,5 cm x ca. 15,5 cm. Halbledereinband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und etwas Rückenverzierung. - Martini: Geschichte der Pomologie in Europa, S. 80 ("Eine spezielle und exakte Schrift ."). - Selten: für uns in den Buchauktionen des deutschsprachigen Raumes im Zeitraum 1950 bis 2006 nur sieben Exemplare nachweisbar, also durchschnittlich nur alle 8 Jahre ein Exemplar. Etwas berieben oder bestoßen, hinteres Außengelenk ca. 11 cm aufgeplatzt, Rücken oben mit sehr kleinen Fehlstellen, Rückenbeschriftung etwas verblasst. Kleiner Stempel auf dem Titel, sonst keine Einträge. Papier durchgehend gering gebräunt, keine Flecken. Bindung sehr gut und fest. Zustand insgesamt II (deutsche Schulnotenskala). Auf Wunsch senden wir Ihnen gern per E-Mail Fotos des Werkes zu. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Eigenhändiges Schriftstück.

      () 1889 - 15x11,5 cm. (wohlerhalten). Hugo Wolf (* 13. März 1860 in Windischgrätz (slowenisch: Slovenj Gradec); + 22. Februar 1903 in Wien), österreichisch-slowenischer Komponist und Musikkritiker. "An dem reinsten Frühlingsmorgen / Ging die Schäferin und sang / Jung und schön und ohne Sorgen / Daß es durch die Felder klang: / So lalalera lalala, laleralalala la!".[.] Vollständige Niederschrift der drei Strophen zum letzten der Goethe-Lieder "Die Spröde", komponiert am 21. Oktober 1889. Wolf

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        Uniform of the United States Army 1774 - 1889

      Washington, D.C.: the Quartermaster General by Lieut. Colonel M. I. Ludington, [1889]. Volume I. rebound in black morocco over brown cloth, gilt lettered spine, preserving original gilt raised titling and inset in square on front cover. Some pages and plates with small (less than half inch) cello tape repair in margins. The three additional plates with more extensive cellotape repairs; very occasional small tear in margins, and brown spots. Inscription in blue ink on title page "Property of Commodore R. D. xxxxx Hatsworth. Square folio (c. 16.5 x 15 inches). 74pp text, including 3 pp. "key Illustrated by 44 chromolithograph plates by H. A. Ogden, plus three additional plates from volume II, with slightly trimmed margins; stubbed in on linen backing. Chromolithographed by G. H. Buek & Co. Contains plates from the rare volume II - 1898 -19-7 Henry Alexander Ogden was an illustrator and genre painter, known for his paintings of colonial and military life in America. He was born in Philadelphia and studied there at the National Academy of Design and the Art Students League in New York, where he spent the rest of his working life. He became a member of the Society of Illustrators in 1911 and his works are in several museums. The Quarter-Master General commissioned him to illustrate in paintings the U. S. Army's uniforms from 1775 to 1906, which were then used in these color plate books. Henry Loomis Nelson was an American journalist specializing in history and politics. He was a frequent contributor to "Harper's New Monthly Magazine." This is the outstanding American work on the subject, and nobody has replaced Ogden as the ultimate artist authority on this subject - Bennett p. 85.

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        Narrative and Critical History of America - Eight Volumes

      Houghton, Mifflin and Co, 1889-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. 8 volume set. Folio. Number 20 of 550 Limited edition. Red cloth. Black leather spine labels with gold lettering. Hardcover. Few pages loose but present. Clean, unmarked pages. "Still an indispensable reference work for the exploration and mapping of America." Volume 1: Aboriginal America [1889]. Volume II: Spanish Explorations and Settlements in America from the Fifteenth to the Seventeenth Century [1886]. Volume III: English Explorations and Settlements in North America 1497-1689 [1884]; Volume IV: French Explorations and Settlements In North America and those of the Portuguese, Dutch and Swedes 1500-1700 [1884]. Volume V: The English and French in North America 1689-1763 [1887]. Volume VI: The United States of North America Part I [1887]. Volume VII: The United States of North America, Part II [1888]. Volume VIII: The Later History of British, Spanish, and Portuguese America [1889]. Each volume indexed separately, general index in Volume VIII. Winsor "rapidly became the leading cartographer in the United States, and through his study of maps solved a number of historical problems which had previously been insoluble" DAB. "If competently revised and brought more nearly to date, would be the most useful single work on the Western hemisphere, its history, cartography, and bibliography" - Howes W578. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

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        War and Peace

      UK: Walter Scott. London, Walter Scott, n.d. [1899]. First edition thus, being the first complete English edition. Near fine with a little bumping to the spine tips. A little rubbed but well presented. n.d. [1889] . Near Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1889.

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        EDGAR (1889). Dramma lirico in tre atti di Ferdinando Fontana. Opera completa per Canto e Pianoforte. Nuova edizione [in tre atti]. Riduzione di Carlo Carignani. timbro a secco Febbraio 1892 (Pl.n°53736).

      Ricordi, Milano - 2ª edizione. Cm.27,2x20,2. Pg.(4), 248. Legatura in mz.pergamena non editoriale con piatti marmorizzati. La coperta originale, in riproduzione fotostatica policroma, è conservata all'interno. Bruniture al frontespizio e restauri cartacei alle ultime nove carte. In generale, causa il tipo di carta usato, i margini delle carte sono abbastanza fragili. Con indicazione degli interpreti della prima esecuzione assoluta del 21 aprile 1889 al Teatro alla Scala: Romilda Pantaleoni, Gregorio Gabrielesco, Pio Marini, Antonio Magini Coletti, Aurelia Cataneo. Al piede dei nominativi degli interpreti la notazione a stampa "Prima esecuzione della nuova Edizione in tre Atti: Ferrara, Teatro Comunale, 28 febbraio 1892". Sempre alla seconda carta dedica autografa manoscritta di Puccini: "All'illustre avvocato Senatore Pelosini, Omaggio di Giacomo Puccini. Torre del lago, 29 ottobre 1894". Buona grafia, firma estesa. Si tratta di una rara seconda edizione dello spartito per canto e Piamo dell'"Edgar" pucciniano. Dopo il buon successo de "Le Villi", opera prima del maestro lucchese nel 1884, Giulio Ricordi commissionò a Puccini una seconda opera, e la scelta cadde su "Edgar", anch'essa, come "Le Villi", su libretto di Ferdinando Fontana, liberamente tratto da "La coupe et les lèvres" di Alfred De Musset. L'opera fu composta dal 1886 al 1889, quando il 21 aprile 1889, sotto la direzione di Franco, fu eseguita, in quattro atti, alla Scala, con discreto successo. In vista di una ripresa, sempre sollecitato dall'attento Ricordi, Puccini revisionò la partitura in vista di una ripresa. Dopo tali modifiche e aggiustamenti, l'opera fu di nuovo rappresentata, sempre in quattro atti, a Lucca nel settembre del 1891, al Teatro del Giglio. Fu dopo questa esecuzione che venne decisa la soppressione del quarto atto, e la nuova versione in tre atti andò in scena al Teatro Comunale di Ferrara il 28 gennaio 1892, sotto la direzione di Carlo Carignani. La presente edizione è quella adottata in tale occasione, e fu utilizzata anche nelle successive messe in scena dello stesso anno, al Teatro Regio di Torino (5 marzo) con Mario Ancona, al Teatro Real di Madrid diretta da Luigi Mancinelli (19 marzo) ed al Teatro Grande di Brescia (18 agosto). In seguito vi furono altre revisioni. La presente edizione è particolarmente rara in quanto, presentando il timbro a secco del febbraio 1892, costituisce in assoluto uno dei primissimi esemplari usciti dai torchi di Casa Ricordi. Il tutto, ovviamente, impreziosito dal bell'autografo del Maestro al Pelosini. "Narciso Feliciano Pelosini (Fornacette di Cascina, 9 giugno 1833 ? Pistoia, 9 luglio 1896) si dedicò, oltre al suo mestiere di avvocato, anche alla carriera politica nel campo liberale, ma lasciò traccia di sé anche nel campo della letteratura, che fu la giovanile aspirazione della sua vita. Firmò le sue opere o con la sigla N.F.P. o come Giovan Paolo d'Alfiano, l'antico nome del paese natale. Fu amico di Giacomo Puccini e in un'occasione ne fu anche l'avvocato difensore. Fu titolare della cattedra di diritto penale presso la Scuola di scienze sociali di Firenze e partecipò ad illustri processi dell'epoca, tra cui anche quello fra il politico Giovanni Nicotera e "La Gazzetta d'Italia", giornale di Firenze. Tra le sue conoscenze e amicizie annoverò anche quella di Giosuè Carducci. Il 4 dicembre 1890 fu nominato senatore, militando nella destra. Morì a Pistoia il 9 luglio 1896 e attualmente riposa nel Cimitero della Misericordia della stessa città. Ancora oggi è visibile una lapide presso la sua casa natale in via Tosco Romagnola a Fornacette (Pisa)" (da wikipedia) . > Schickling, 62.E.2, "Second Italian edition": "The edition was announced in the "Gazzetta Musicale" of February 1892 and, according to MRK, printed on February 1892. Compared to 62.E.1 [the first edition], this edition contains numerous minor changes in dynamics, expression marks, and in the part-writing of the voices". Hopkinson, 2B, "The Dedication has been dr [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Narrative and Critical History of America

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1889. Leather bound. Eight volumes, Large quartos, Justin Winsor The Narrative and Critical History of America. The Riverside Press Large Paper Edition is limited to five hundred and fifty sets. Bound in contemporary three quarter red morocco and marbled boards, spine are lettered in gilt, decorated in six compartments to spine and five raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper. Numerous illustrations in text, including frontispiece portrait of Justin Winsor, map, facsimiles, etc. Justin Winsor (1831 - 1897) was a writer and a prominent librarian at the Boston Public Library and later at Harvard University, where he professionalized library management and became one of the U.S.'s first academic librarians. Fine.

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        Westmorland church notes : being the heraldry, epitaphs, and other inscriptions in the thirty-two ancient parish churches and churchyards of that county

      1889 - 1889, vol 1 and 2, mild wear to matching newer binding. original wrappers have been included. both have a neatly written home made place index on separate sheet added to title page. vol 1 has newspaper clipping of death of author stuck on title page, andsome minor foxing, some foxing also seen to closed page edges. , also a little pencil annotations. vol 2 some pencil annotations and another newspaper death notice added. also a page repair. again mild foxing to page edges.Full index to both vols at close of vol 2 and a subscribers list. overall should be considered a good set. book is mostly details of gravestone details / epitaphs [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Klinger, Max. - Vom Tode I (Opus XI). - Blatt IV. - "Chaussee".

      - Radierung / Aquatinta, auf gewalztem französischem China, 1889. Von Max Klinger. 19,9 x 14,0 cm (Darstellung) / 27,8 x 17,0 cm (Platte) / 63 x 54 cm (Blatt). Singer 174 IV (von V). Im SChmuckrahmen rechts unten radiertes Monogramm. In der Platte links unten gestochene Signatur und Bezeichnung: "MAX KLINGER RAD. OP. 11 I. TH. N° 4." - Hervorragender Abzug von Giesecke und Devrient, Berlin. Mit feinen tonlichen Nuancen vor allem im dunkel geätzten Schmuckrahmen der Darstellung mit dem Tod. - Sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Max Klinger (1857 Leipzig - 1920 Großjena). Deutscher Bildhauer, Maler und Grafiker des Symbolismus. 1874/75 Studium an der Großherzoglich Badischen Kunstschule in Karlsruhe bei Karl Gussow und Ludwig Des Coudres, 1875 an der Königlichen Akademie der Künste in Berlin. 1878 präsentierte Klinger zum ersten Mal seine Gemälde in der 52. Ausstellung der Königlichen Akademie der Künste in Berlin. Ab 1879 lebte er völlig zurückgezogen in Brüssel und beschäftigt sich intensiv mit Radierung und Aquatinta. Aufenthalte in Brüssel, München, Paris und Rom. Großer Erfolg als Graphiker, u.a. mit dem Radierzyklus "Paraphrase über den Fund eines Handschuhs" (1881). Klinger zählt zu den wichtigsten Vertretern der polychromen Plastik. Zu seinen Hauptwerken zählen u.a. die Skulpturen "Beethoven", "Die neue Salome" und "Kassandra". Eine sozialkritische Sicht beweist Klinger in den Radierzyklen, ?Dramen? und ?Ein Leben? Zahlreiche Künstler der Moderne wie Käthe Kollwitz, Ernst Barlach oder Edvard Munch beriefen sich auf ihn.

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        A FAIR CALIFORNIAN. By Olive Harper [pseudonym]

      The Minerva Publishing Company, New York 1889 - Octavo, pp. [1-4] 1-232 [233-236: ads], original decorated chocolate brown cloth, front panel stamped in black, spine panel stamped in black and gold. First edition. Published in both paper covers as number 9 of the "Minerva 50 Cent Series" and in cloth, this being one of the clothbound copies. "An intrepid young woman searches for and rediscovers caverns of gold behind a waterfall in Mexico. Within the caverns she finds an incredible inner world of angelic beings. In some ways a dream-fantasy, very imaginative." - Teitler and Locke (2013) 579. According to Teitler, the story concerns "immortals of very ancient Indian origin at Earth's center, metaphysics, mild feminism, advanced science that remains in the background, and a couple of chapters dealing with materialization on other worlds beyond the Solar System, and a world of apemen and the ruins of an advanced city on yet another planet." D'Apery published at least two other fantasy novels under her "Olive Harper" pen name, THE SHOW GIRL (1902) and THE SOCIABLE GHOST (1903). Not in Costes and Altairac. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Not in Locke, Spectrum I-III. Wright (III) 1396. The text is printed on very pulpy paper which is tanned but not brittle. Mild stains to rear cover, else a very good copy. A rare book, formerly part of the Stuart Teitler collection of lost race fiction. (#152438) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed in full to Herr Schwarzschild regarding financial matters

      - 1 page of a bifolium. Octavo. Dated Florence, May 3, 1889. In German (with translation). Schumann requests monies to be sent to two of her children: "Please send on my behalf 240 florins to my son, Ferdin[and] Schumann, Meran, Tyroler Hof, and 150 Mark to Frau Antonie Schumann, Goslar, 52 Bergstrasse. Thanking you in advance your sincerely devoted Clara Schumann."Annotation indicating exchange rate, "Valor 410 M[ar]k," in a different hand to amount of 240 florins.Slightly worn and browned; creased at central fold. "One of the foremost European pianists of the 19th century and the wife and champion of the music of Robert Schumann, [Clara Schumann] was also a respected composer and influential teacher." Nancy B. Reich in Grove Music Online. Ferdinand Schumann (1849-1891) was the sixth child of Robert and Clara Schumann. Antonie Schumann, née Deutsch, was his wife. "After an injury in the Franco-Prussian War [Ferdinand] became addicted to morphine and was no longer able to work, prompting Clara to take care of his family." Website of Schumann-Haus Leipzig.The Schwarzschilds were a distinguished Jewish family in Frankfurt.

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        Leaves of Grass, with Sands at Seventy & A Backward Glance o'er Travel'd Roads.

      Philadelphia: 1889. hardcover. very good(+). Mounted photographic portrait and 5 other portraits. 404 & 18pp. 12mo, flexible leather; binding professionally re-backed; corners worn; small old rubberstamp. a.e.g. N.p. (Philadelphia, 1889). One of 300 copies, signed by Whitman. The 70th birthday edition..." a special, complete, final utterance, in one handy volume...more a PERSON than a book...I here with pen and ink append my name..." Beneath Whitman's signature are the autographs of JOHN BURROUGHS and EDGAR LEE MASTERS.

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        Das Kaiserthum Oesterreich. - Ungarn nebst Siebenbürgen, Tyrol & Triest, sowie anderer historisch merkwürdiger Städte und malerischer Landschaften Österreichs aus der Vergangenheit und Gegenwart, nach der Natur aufgenommen und von berühmten Künstlern in Stahl gestochen. - II.Abtheilung.

      Frankfurt, Honsack\'s Verlagsanstalt, 1889. 1. Aufl. Titel und Inhaltsverzeichnis und 100 Stahlstichen in der Originalen Flügelmappe, 4°, illustr.Olwd. Einband etwas berieben und leicht fleckig, einzelne Blätter leicht fingerfleckig und am Rand etwas berieben, ansonst guter und sauberer Zustand. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hier der zweite Band in der seltenen wohlerhaltenen Orig.-Mappe. - Die Stahlstiche: (Blattgröße ca. 25 x 32,5 cm, Bildausschnitt ca. 12 x 17 cm) zeigen Ansichten aus Ungarn, Siebenbürgen, ... Und aus Tirol, Südtirol bis Triest.u.a.: Mühlbach, Innsbruck, Schloss Ambras, Hall/Inn, Schwatz, Landeck, Schroffenstein, Meran, Schloss Tyrol, Zenoburg, Brunnenburg und das Etschtal, Brixen, Kloster Neustift, Botzen, Trient, Riva am Gardasee, Stuibenfall im Ötztal, Burg Friedberg, Tratzberg, Kaltern, Vintschgau, Achensee, Marmolata, Ortlergebiet, St.Lorenzen, Zirl, Triest, Schemnitz, Erlau, Burg Rosenau, Pressburg, Budapest, ..... ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Nebehay-W. III,584. Wurzb.27,303 (ausführlich), ÖBL IX,337.Anton Ruthner (1817-1897) war Jurist sowohl im Staatsdienst, als auch Advokat und Notar. Sein Verdienst ist aber insbesondere als Alpinist und Erschließer der Berge der Ostalpen. Er war Mitbegründer des österreichischen Alpenvereins und u.a. Initiator und Teilnehmer der Erstbesteigung des Großvenediger im Jahre 1841 und verfaßte zahlreiche Schriften zur Topographie der Alpen. Sein Werk \"Das Kaiserthum Österreich\" erfreute sich großer Beliebtheit und erlebte mehrere verschiedene Ausgaben. Illustrierte Bücher, Österreich

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        Bergmann. Bronze.

       Höhe 53 cm, Tadell. Alfred BRANDEL (1889-1973). österreichischer Bildhauer. der von Hugo Lederer und Otto Scheer sowie Eugene Barilot in Berlin und Paris ausgebildet wurde. Der bis 1946 in Berlin ansässige Bildhauer schuf vornehmlich Darstellungen junger Damen und Mädchen sowie Büsten und Aktstatuetten. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Skulpturen vor 1945 Kunst - 20 Jht.

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        Götzen-Dämmerung (Twilight of the Idols)

      

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        Appletons' Cyclopedia Of American Biography. Complete In Six Volumes.

      New York: D. Appleton & Company 1887- 1889 - First edition, super royal 8vo (10¼” x 7”), pp. xii, 768, 11 steel engraved plates; x, 768, 10 steel engraved plates; x, 752, 10 steel engraved plates; x, 768, 10 steel engraved plates; x, 752, 10 steel engraved plates; x, 809, (1) blank, 10 steel engraved plates; numerous wood engraved portraits in text. Original burgundy red gilt lettered & blind decorated cloth. Very good with light wear. Some spots & minor defects to endpapers & small old bookplates on paste-down endpapers. Binding strong & solid. Inner & outer joints strong with no splitting. Sheets & plates clean, unmarked, complete. H6849 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Darwinism: An Exposition of the Theory Of Natural Selection, With Some of Its Applications

      London: Macmillan and Co, 1889. First edition. Octavo, original green cloth, titles to the spine in gilt. In near fine condition with light rubbing to the extremities. Alfred Russel Wallace was the co-discoverer of evolution by natural selection together with Charles Darwin. Wallace wrote Darwinsim as a defensive response to the scientific critics of natural selection. Of all Wallace's books, "it is cited by scholarly publications the most" (Shermer, Life and Science of Alfred Russel Wallace).

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        RESTAURATION D'OLYMPIE

      - Restauration D'Olympie. L'histoire, les monuments, le culte et les fêtes.- Paris, Maison Quantin 1889; en folio mayor (46,7 x 32,7 cm) tela editorial, rotulado en plano superior y lomo, esquinas reforzadas con metálica, 2hh. 228 pp. 10 láminas (4 de ellas a doble página y una de ellas de 4 páginas), 3 láminas en el texto y 119 ilustraciones en el texto. Alguna mancha de oxido. Ejemplar número 40 de la edición numerada de 500 ejemplares.

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        Verhandlungen des Parteitages der Österreichischen Sozialdemokratie in Hainfeld (30./31. Dezember 1888 und 1. Januar 1889). Nach dem stenographischen Protokoll herausgegeben.

       Wien, Bretschneider 1889. 8°. IV, 110 (1) S. HLn. d. Zt. Exlibris. Letztes Bl. (Nachträge) fragmentarisch, geklebt. EAAus der Prinzipien-Erklärung der sozialdemokratischen Arbeiterpartei Oesterreichs: `Die sozialdemokratische Arbeiterpartei in Oesterreich erstrebt für das gesammte Volk ohne Unterschiede der Nation, der Rasse und des Geschlechts die Befreiung aus den Fesseln der ökonomischen Abhängigkeit, die Beseitigung der politischen Rechtlosigkeit und die Erhebung aus der geistigen Verkümmerung. die Ursache dieses unwürdigen Zustands ist nicht in einzelnen politischen Einrichtungen zu suchen, sondern in der das Wesen des gesamten Gesellschaftszustandes bedingenden und beherrschenden Thatsache, daß die Arbeitsmittel in den Händen einzelner Besitzender monopolisiert sind. Der Besitzer der Arbeitskraft, die Arbeiterklase, wird dadurch zum Sklaven der Besitzer der Arbeitsmittel, der Kapitalistenklasse, deren politische und ökonomische Herrschaft im heutigen Staate Ausdruck findet.` Versand D: 4,00 EUR Geschichte, Politik, Sozialismus, Austriaca

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        Erinnerungen an das Armeefest zur Feier des 800-jähr. Jubiläums des Hauses Wettin 1889.

      Dresden, Institut für vervielfältigende Künste Firma Wilhelm Hoffmann o.J., (1889). - mit 9 colorirten Tafeln in Kreidelithographie. * Erste (und seltene) Ausgabe dieses wundervollen Prachtalbums im Folio-Querformat ! Die vortrefflich gedruckten Tafeln sämtlich von Albert Richter (1838-1897) gezeichnet. Die Texttafel erläutert die Festfolge wie auch die einzelnen Figuren der jeweiligen Tafel. ++ Das Jubiläum fand statt vom 14 bis 18. Juni 1889. ++ Ein zeitgenössisches Zitat: "Unser Kaiser begab sich am Dienstag auf einen Tag nach Dresden zur Beglückwünschung der Königlichen Familie zum 800jährigen Bestehen des Hauses Wettin in Sachsen. Die Wettinfeier ist in jeder Beziehung glänzend verlaufen. Am Abend des Dienstag wurde vor dem Kaiser das große Armeefest wiederholt, welches die Theilnahme der Sachsen an den Türkenkriegen in einer Reihe prächtiger Bilder und Aufführungen verherrlichte." [Quelle: Neueste Mittheilungen. VIII. Jahrgang. No. 48. Verantwortlicher Hrg: Dr. jur. O. Hammann. Berlin, Freitag, den 21. Juni 1889] ++ Beiliegt: Artikel von Dr. Gotthard Winter, 2 Folioseiten, mit 6 Holzstichen nach Zeichnungen von Albert Richter, original aus der Zeitschrift "Über Land und Meer" von 1889 mit dem Titel: "Die achthundertjährige Jubelfeier des Hauses Wettin" (dargestellt sind: 1.Heil dem Haus Wettin, 2. Heerpauker,Spitze des Musikkorps der erbländischen Ritterschaft, 3. Gruppe aus dem Festzug der erbländischen Ritterschaft, 4. aus dem Zuge der Lausitzer Ritterschaft, 5. Gruppe aus dem Turnierzug: Mannschaft des Mark- Landgrafen Friedrich, 6. Wendische Osterreiter) ++ ** bestoßen, Kanten berieben, eine Innenklappe ersetzt, sämtliche Gelenke wie auch der Rücken in weinroter HLwd. fachgerecht erneuert. Die Tafeln teils mit kleinen Randeinrissen und papierbedingt etwas nachgedunkelt. ANY QUESTIONS ?? Please don t hesitate to ask for details !! ++ Visa & Mastercard accepted ++ Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 4500 ill. HLwd-Mappe., 1 doppelseitige Texttafel und 9 Tafeln (mit 8 von 9 Seidenhemdchen) Imperial-Folio Querformat (Format 65x83 cm) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A suburb of Yedo. By (the late) Theobald A. Purcell. With Illustrations.

      Chapmann and Hall London 1889 5 n.n. Blätter, 212 Seiten. Mit 23 schwarz-weißen Illustrationen auf Tafeln, illustrierter Oln, 8° ( 19,5 x 13,5 cm ). Der Inhalt gliedert sich in folgende Kapitel: A suburb of Yedo - The Sake Shop - The Stonemason - The Barber - The Blind Boy - The Barber`s Tale - The Tapster`s Story - The Kamikudsuhiroi, or Picker up of Paper-Scraps - Ujigami no Matsuri - Nagare Kanjo - The Sparrow Catcher - The Doctor - The Fortune-Teller - The Story-Teller - By the River - Kichibei, the Cakeman - A Flute-Player - Concerning Ants - The Bells - The Old Gate - The Graveyard - Art in the Streets - Desolation. Die Tafeln mit den Illustrationen zeigen: Village Street - A sketch from the outskirts - Funeral - A Sake Shop - The Moji Yaki - The Ameya - The Barber - Bewitched by a fox - The blind boy - The Kamikudsuhiroi - The Mikoski - The Dashi - Nagare Kanjo - The Sparrow Catcher - The Doctor - The Fortune-Teller - The Story-Teller - Kichibei - A Flute-Player - An Ant Charm - The great bell of Shiba - A Gateway - The Graveyard. Einband etwas fleckig, leicht berieben, Ecken und Kanten teils etwas bestoßen, Bindung gelockert, Kapitale des schmalen Einbandrücken gering gestaucht. Innen Vorsätze leimschattig, erste Seiten etwas stockfleckig, wenige Seiten gering fleckig, desgleichen die Tafeln. Einige Seiten mit kleineren Randläsionen, desgleichen einige wenige Tafeln. Einige Seiten etwas angeknickt, einige Seiten mit kleinen Druckstellen. Vorn inliegend ein Fahrplan von 11 Seiten: * The Grand Hotel, Limited, Pocket Time Tables, corrected to June 1, 1890* ( der Fahrplan etwas stockfleckig ). Insgesamt recht guter Zustand. - außerordentlich selten ( auf keiner Auktion seit 1945 nachweisbar ) - ( Gewicht 450 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Yedo, Edo, Jeddo, Jedo, Japan, Purcell, Google, Japanisch, Theobald Andrew Purcell, Suburb, Nippon

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        Dry-Fly Fishing in Theory and Practice

      London: Sampson, Low, 1889. First edition. Frontispiece and 25 plates. xii, 289, [1, ad] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original green cloth over bevelled boards, t.e.g. Some chipping at spine ends, else near fine. First edition. Frontispiece and 25 plates. xii, 289, [1, ad] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Westwood & Satchell Supp. p. 246

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        Dry-Fly Fishing In Theory and Practice

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington Limited 1889. xii, 289, (1) pp. Original publisher's olive-green cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine. Top edge gilt. Minor marks to boards. Slight wear to spine ends. Tissue-guarded frontis and 25 plates, some colour. Plates complete. No ownership names. Binding firm. A bright fresh copy. VG to Near Fine condition. . Very Good. Cloth. First Edition. 1889. Tall 8vo..

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        Panorama Pilatus - Kulm. Panorama du Mt. Pilate.

      Alpnach, Pilatus - Bahn - Gesellschaft o, J. ( um 1889) - 14 x 119.5 cm, Lithografie in Farbe, Umschlag mit Titelill. und eine S. Touristeninformationen,Or - Br. leicht stockfleckig [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Das Kaiserthum Oesterreich. - Ungarn nebst Siebenbürgen, Tyrol & Triest, sowie anderer historisch merkwürdiger Städte und malerischer Landschaften Österreichs aus der Vergangenheit und Gegenwart, nach der Natur aufgenommen und von berühmten Künstlern in Stahl gestochen. - II.Abtheilung.

      Frankfurt, Honsack's Verlagsanstalt, 1889 - Titel und Inhaltsverzeichnis und 100 Stahlstichen in der Originalen Flügelmappe, Einband etwas berieben und leicht fleckig, einzelne Blätter leicht fingerfleckig und am Rand etwas berieben, ansonst guter und sauberer Zustand. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hier der zweite Band in der seltenen wohlerhaltenen Orig.-Mappe. - Die Stahlstiche: (Blattgröße ca. 25 x 32,5 cm, Bildausschnitt ca. 12 x 17 cm) zeigen Ansichten aus Ungarn, Siebenbürgen, . Und aus Tirol, Südtirol bis Triest.u.a.: Mühlbach, Innsbruck, Schloss Ambras, Hall/Inn, Schwatz, Landeck, Schroffenstein, Meran, Schloss Tyrol, Zenoburg, Brunnenburg und das Etschtal, Brixen, Kloster Neustift, Botzen, Trient, Riva am Gardasee, Stuibenfall im Ötztal, Burg Friedberg, Tratzberg, Kaltern, Vintschgau, Achensee, Marmolata, Ortlergebiet, St.Lorenzen, Zirl, Triest, Schemnitz, Erlau, Burg Rosenau, Pressburg, Budapest, . ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Nebehay-W. III,584. Wurzb.27,303 (ausführlich), ÖBL IX,337.Anton Ruthner (1817-1897) war Jurist sowohl im Staatsdienst, als auch Advokat und Notar. Sein Verdienst ist aber insbesondere als Alpinist und Erschließer der Berge der Ostalpen. Er war Mitbegründer des österreichischen Alpenvereins und u.a. Initiator und Teilnehmer der Erstbesteigung des Großvenediger im Jahre 1841 und verfaßte zahlreiche Schriften zur Topographie der Alpen. Sein Werk "Das Kaiserthum Österreich" erfreute sich großer Beliebtheit und erlebte mehrere verschiedene Ausgaben. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 3500 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        HOLY LAND. From Original Drawing by David Roberts, R.A. [After Lithographs by Louis Haghe] With Historical Descriptions by the Rev. George Crowly, LL.D.

      London: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., [ca. 1889]. 2 volumes, bound as one, containing sections; Jerusalem and Galilee; Jordan and Bethlehem; Idumea & Petra. With a total of 120 fine lithographic tinted plates from Roberts' drawings done on the scene. 4to, in fine three-quarter red morocco over red textured cloth boards, the spine with flat bands of double-ruled gilt, gilt lettered in one compartment, printed endpapers, a.e.g. viii, 85; 36 pp. A handsome copy, the binding well preserved with only a bit of unobtrusive spotting to the cloth, solid and strong, unusual for these large heavy books. The paper quite fresh and fine with only very minor light foxing occasionally present and far less then typically encountered. With the general title and one of the divisional title-pages included, that for section three, which along with section three's preliminary material is bound in the front. The three page 'notice of the journey', the list of subjects for parts one and two, and the three pages of introductory text to section 2 are not included. VERY EARLY ISSUE OF THE QUARTO EDITION WITH 120 PLATES REPRODUCED FROM One of the most desirable of all travel and plate books. Roberts' original folio volumes from the 1840 rank among the most costly of illustrated travel books. Their popularity let to the production of a series of more affordable quarto volumes, of which the volume offered here is one. In the course of two and a half months in 1838, traveling some 800 miles south from Cairo, Roberts recorded the monumental temple sites along the Nile in more than a hundred sketches. He headed on to to Petra and Mount Sinai, and then throughout the Holy Land and the areas of historical and religious importance which were held sacred to Christians, Jews and Muslims alike. As the first British artist to sketch the monuments of Ancient Egypt, set on "Plains so vast...that, until you come near them, you have no idea of their magnificence," Roberts was well aware of the stir his drawings would create in London. According to John Ruskin, writing in PRAETERITA, Roberts's drawings "were the first studies ever made conscientiously by an English painter, not to exhibit his own skill, but to give true portraiture of scenes of historical and religious interest.

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        The Complete Angler, or the contemplative man's recreation of (...). With an introduction by James Russell Lowell. I-II.

      Boston. 1889. 8vo. Elegante blå skinnryggbind med opphøyde ryggbånd og rik ryggforgylling. Topp gullsnitt, ellers ubeskåret. lxxvi, 465 s. Illustrert med plansjer utenom pagineringen, samt illustrasjoner i teksten.. Nr. 193 av 500 eksemplarer.Oliver 131.Et meget pent sett

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        Dictionnaire universel de cuisine et d'hygiène alimentaire. Première édition.

      chez tous lesLibraires (vo. 1), Librairie-Imprimerie des Halles et de la Bourse de Commerce (vol. 2-4) s.d.(1889-1892);, Paris, - 4 volumes 213 x 282 mm., 1940 pp., 1185 figures in-texte, des feuillets de publicité à la fin de chaque volume, reliure demi-chagrin à faux-nerfs, fleurons dorés au dos, coupes et plats frottés avec manques, ensemble correct. Tome 1: 2 planches en frontispice. T.2: l'ouvrage s'intitule désormais: "Dictionnaire universel de cuisine. Encyclopédie illustrée d'hygiène alimentaire". 1 pl. en frontispice, important manque de papier au deuxième plat. T.3: gardes blanches renouvelées, 1 frontispice, 1 feuillet "appréciations sur ce dictionnaire". T. 4: 2 frontispices.

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        The Fairy Books: Blue (1889); Red (1890); Green (1892); Yellow (1894); Pink; (1897); Grey (1900); Violet (1901); Crimson (1903); Brown (1904); Orange (1906); Olive (1907); Lilac (1910) [with The Blue Poetry Book (1891); The True Story Book (1893); The Red True Story Book (1895); The Animal Story Book (1896); The Arabian Nights Entertainments (1898); The Red Book of Animal Stories (1899); The Book of Romance (1902); The Red Romance Book (1905)].

      London: Longmans, Green & Company, 1889-1910. First editions of each volume in Andrew Lang's Fairy Books: Blue (1889); Red (1890); Green (1892); Yellow (1894); Pink; (1897); Grey (1900); Violet (1901); Crimson (1903); Brown (1904); Orange (1906); Olive (1907); Lilac (1910) (12 volumes), along with eight of his other works: The Blue Poetry Book (1891); The True Story Book (1893); The Red True Story Book (1895); The Animal Story Book (1896); The Arabian Nights Entertainments (1898); The Red Book of Animal Stories (1899); The Book of Romance (1902); The Red Romance Book (1905). Bound in full leather by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, raised bands, gilt ruled to the front and rear panels, each volume with a different motif to the front and rear panel, all edges gilt, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, book marks. Each volume bound with the original cloth spine and front panel. With numerous illustrations by H. J. Ford. In near fine condition. An exceptional set bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. Andrew Lang's Fairy Books are a series of twelve collections of fairy tales, published between 1889 and 1910. Each volume is distinguished by its own color. In all, 437 tales from a range of cultures and countries are presented. Lang's urge to gather and publish fairy tales was rooted in his own experience with the folk and fairy tales of his home territory along the English-Scottish border. At the time he worked, English fairy-tale collections were rare: Dinah Maria Mulock Craik's The Fairy Book (1869) was a lonely precedent. When Lang began his efforts, he "was fighting against the critics and educationists of the day", who judged the traditional tales' "unreality, brutality, and escapism to be harmful for young readers, while holding that such stories were beneath the serious consideration of those of mature age" (Roger Lancelyn Green).

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        HISTORIA DA CAVALLARIA PORTUGUEZA.

      - Por? Tenente do regimento nº 4 de cavallaria do Imperador da Allemanha Guilherme II, sócio correspondente da Academia Real das Sciencias, do Instituto de Coimbra, etc. Illustrações do capitão de infanteria Carlos Adolfo Marques Leitão Professor de desenho do Real Collegio Militar. [Volume I. Organização da Cavallaria; Volume II. Regimentos 1, 2, 3, e 4; Volume III. Regimentos nº 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 11, 12 e 13. Volume IV. Corpos diversos, Escolas, Depósitos]. Imprensa Nacional. Lisboa. 1889-1894. Obra em 4 volumes. De 25x17 cm. Com 313, 374, 315 e 393 pags. Encadernações recentes com lombadas e cantos em pele. Ilustrados com quadros de dados no texto e gravuras em extra-texto. Exemplar com ex-libris e preservando as capas de brochura. Location/localizacao: 8-1-C-32

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        Panorama von St. Gallen. 6teiligen Panorama in Leporello. Ansicht der ganzen Stadt: Westseite mit St. Leonhard, Post, Gewerbemuseum, Kathedrale mit Stiftsumfang. - Ostseite: St. Laurenzen-Kirche, Kantonsschule, Brühl, Blumenau, Schützengarten, Strafanstalt St. Jacob, Linsebühl, Burger- & Kantonsspital, St. Fiden.

      Lichtdruck v. C. Bischof (Aufdruck), St. Gallen 1889 - St. Gallen, Lichtdruck v. C. Bischof (Aufdruck), (1889). 26x230 cm. Leporello in OLn.-Einband mit Deckeltitel und Ornamentik in Gold. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A COMPLETE LIST OF WINES, SPIRITS AND LIQUEURS, with Names and Addresses of 2,510 Agents in thr United Kingdom.

      London, printed and published by W. & A. Gilbey, at their Printing Works Poland Street, Oxford Street, W. 1889.1889. Slim 4to, 275 x 215 mm, 11 x 8½ inches, coloured frontispiece of Cabernet Sauvignon Grapes with tissue guard, 6 engraved plates on cream tinted ground showing stores, distilleries of Gin and Whiskey, bringing in the wine, Chateau Loudenne, the various departments in the Camden headquarters, a few small views and illustrations of bottles in the text, plus a map of the Medoc, pages: [1] - 49, last page blank, bound in the original publisher's cloth backed illustrated boards which have a total of 4 vignette illustrations of Gilbey buildings in London, Dublin, Edinburgh and Medoc on upper cover, and 11 depictions of vineyards and wine making on the lower cover. Boards have scattered pale foxing and are slightly dusty, corners slightly worn with board just showing at tips, title page has pale age - browning, last blank page age - browned, tip of one lower corner missing and slightly ragged, looks like a paper fault, nowhere near text, 1 margin has a slight pale mark, not affecting text, otherwise a very good clean copy of a scarce publication on the wines and spirits imported by a major British firm in the late 1800s. Each section is preceded by descriptive and informative text on the particular wines or spirits. Not listed in James Gabler's Wine into Words, A History and Bibliography of Wine Books in the English Lanquage. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        Apache Kid and Prisoners Boudoir Card

      - A very scarce boudoir card with Haskaybaynayntayl, or the Apache Kid, from just before his final escape. No date, circa 1890s. Image is in very good condition with the photo measuring 4 3/8" x 6 7/8". There is some loss of paper on the right edge of the mount and the word "Dup" in ink. The caption and publication information on the back are covered by newspaper articles with a discard mark from the Sharlott Hall Museum in Prescott, Arizona with some handwritten notes. This photograph taken at Globe, Arizona has ten prisoners in it, with notations of their names and tribes in the photo. The Apache Kid is the second from the right in the top row, in this last known photograph of him. The article on the back describes the famous November 2, 1889 escape of eight of the prisoners while being transported to Yuma and their killing of Sheriff Reynolds and W. A. Holmes in the escape. The Apache Kid was one of the few escapees that survived very long, and his raids and sightings of him continued until 1894. No records of photo cards were found on OCLC, although the extracted image of the Apache Kid is well known. ; 5 1/4" x 8 1/2"

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