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        Kate Greenaway Signed Letter Dated 29 December, 1889

      1889. NA. Good Plus. The letter, presumably to S. S. McClure, the founder of "McClure Magazine", is written from Hamstead, is as follows: "Dear Sir, I have my time completely filled up for some months. Therefore I can't undertake anything else at present. The proofs of illustrations and prospectus which you said you had forwarded to me never came. Yours truly, Kate Greenaway." The letter is written in a hasty but still legible hand. McClure's became a popular illustrated general interest magazine in America, especially noted for its muckraking journalism. Samuel Sidney McClure (1857-1949) was its co-founder. However, it did not get off the ground until 1893. (The magazine lasted until 1929.) Thus here we have the wannabe publisher being rebuffed in his pursuit of Greenaway who was at the peak of her fame. The letter measures 14.5 by 9 cm. It has a fold line across the center, and it is soiled particularly on the top, with a very minor loss of paper not touching the content. (Part of Greenaway's address is blurred by the soiling.) Still, a scarce letter in Greenaway's hand that relates directly to the business of publishing and perhaps provides a glimpse into Greenaway's life at the time. With matting, from which the letter was carefully removed to examine the back but attractive and ready to have the letter relaid therein.

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        "Faakerseelandschaft", 1943.

      . Öl auf Lwd., 50 x 60 cm, signiert, datiert und rücks. betitelt.. Raimund Kalcher (Villach 1889 - 1959) studiert an der Akademie der bildenden Künste in Wien, beschäftigte sich vorwiegend mit der Darstellung der Kärntner Landschaft.

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        Gruppenbildnis von Felix Mottl, Hermann Levi und Hans Richter mit 2 eigenh. U.

      [Bayreuth], 10. VIII. 1889.. 1 S. 8vo. 165 x 105 mm.. Gruppenbildnis der Bayreuth-Dirigenten Hans Richter ("Meistersinger"), Hermann Levi ("Parsifal") und Felix Mottl ("Tristan"). "Unserer lieben Mali", eh. signiert von Hermann Levi und Felix Mottl. - Seit 1870 näherte sich Hermann Levi dem Kreis um Richard Wagner, dessen Parzifal er 1882 in Bayreuth uraufführte (DBE). Er wurde im Laufe der Zeit zu einem fanatischen Anhänger der Bayreuther Festspielidee und blieb als solcher bis über den Tod Wagners hinaus der (von Cosima Wagner anerkannte) bedeutendste Parsifal-Dirigent. Die Wahl Levis zum Leiter der Uraufführung dieses Werkes ist, im Gegensatz zu weit verbreiteten Ansichten, nicht von vornherein dem Wunsche Wagners zuzuschreiben; sie war vielmehr die zwangsläufige Folge der Mitwirkung des von Wagner (ohne Levi) angeforderten Münchner Hofopernorchester, welches von der Münchner Intendanz nur unter der Bedingung von Levis Mitwirkung zur Verfügung gestellt worden war (vgl. MGG VIII, 681).

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        TRAITÉ DE LITHOGRAPHIE. PUBLIÉ PAR LA MAISON CH. LORILLEUX & CIE. HISTOIRE. THÉORIE. PRATIQUE

      (Paris: La Maison Ch. Lorilleux & Cie), 1889. later cloth spine with printed paper-covered boards, modern paper spine label. Lithography. 4to. later cloth spine with printed paper-covered boards, modern paper spine label. 380, (2), 4 pages. Contains 3 portraits of Senefelder, 1 color plate, 1 plate done in héliotype, 31 text illustrations and diagrams. With the name "M. Thibout" penciled on the title page. With the bookplate and pencil signature of Gavin Bridson.

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        Lehrbuch der Praktischen Pflanzenkunde in Wort und Bild für Schule und Haus für Gebildete aller Stände. Vierte Auflage.

      Hoffmann`sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, Stuttgart 1889 - XLIV, 96 Seiten. Oln, Kleinfolio. Mit über 1000 kolorierten Abbildungen auf 61 Tafeln in Doppelfolio. Inhalt : I Spezielle Botanik mit Kryptogamen und blattbildenden Kryptogamen. II: Phanerogamen mit Feld und Wiesenpflanzen , dem Wald, dem Garten. Dargestellt werden unter anderem Pilze, Flechten, Moose Schwämme, Gräser, Hülsenfrüchte, Korn, Arzneipflanzen, Giftpflanzen, Obstbäume und Obststräucher, Zierpflanzen, Stauden, Schlingpflanzen, Blumenzwiebeln, Ausländische Pflanzen. Der Einband ist etwas berieben, gering fleckig. Der Rücken ist leicht angeplatzt, Kapitale defekt. Bindung gelockert. Innen Besitzvermerk, Papier durchgehend etwas gebräunt, gelegentlich leicht fleckig. Die sehr schönen Doppelfoliotafeln mit den handkolorierten Abbildungen von farbfrischer, sauberer Erhaltung. ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Götzen-Dämmerung (Twilight of the Idols) in Wrappers

      "Was mich nicht umbringt, macht mich stärker"(That which does not kill me, makes me stronger)NIETZSCHE,Friederich. Götzen-Dämmerung(Twilight of the Idols). C.G. Naumann, Leipzig, 1889. TP + 3 leaves + [1] ?" 144, Octavo. First Edition, First Issue (Schaberg 56a).Gotzen-Dammerung includes some of Nietzsche?s most direct and scathing attacks on many decadent "idols" within the history of philosophy. In classic Nietzsche style, he probes the psychological landscapes of these "declining" types whose thinking originates in a place of weakness rather than strength. Many identify Gotzen-Dammerung as both a summary and introduction to Nietzsche?s overall philosophy.Nietzsche wrote The Twilight of the Idols (originally entitled "Mussiggang eines Psychologen" or "A Psychologist at Leisure") between the end of June and September, 1888, and sent the manuscript to Naumann in early September, with his final additions to the text being sent October 4th. Naumann finished printing the 1,000 copies by November 13th, shortly after which advance copies were sent out to Nietzsche and others. The book appeared in book stores on January 24th, for sale in wrappers for 2.25 marks and bound for 3.50 marks. Two weeks earlier the now-demented Nietzsche had been transported to a clinic in Basel, never to regain his sanity. (See Schaberg, pp. 166-169 for complete details.)NOTE: Schaberg claims that between 1890 and 1892 Naumann distributed a second issue of the unsold sheets of the first edition, distinguishable from the first issue only by the presence on the rear wrapper of advertisements for books by several authors other than Nietzsche. In the first issue ?" as seen here ?" only Nietzsche's books are listed on the rear wrapper.Original printed green-grey wrappers with black printing to rear wrapper, and red & black printing to the front. The spine has been restored with an uneven visualline aling rear (worse in photo than in reality). Light chipping to the edges of wrapper. Internally clean, bright, free of markings. Title page with elegantly scripted name in contemporary hand (see photo). A very good copy of this important book in the rare original wraps.

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        Ups and Downs of a "Crook's" Life. By an Ex-Convict

      Published by the Author, [New York] 1889 - Written during the author's 5-year sentence in Clinton Prison, New York, and self-published in the hopes that "If I can sell enough of my books to earn a living, the temptation that sometimes drives ex-convicts back to crime will, in my case at least, be removed, and I will again have a new start in life" (from the Introduction, p. 8). Describes Bailey's experiences in a gang of forgers and his multiple stays in prison. Also valuable for the writing's generous use of underworld and criminal slang: "I told him I had the boodle in my pocket, and I turned it over to him.I was very much afraid that Billy was going to 'do me dirt' by giving me the slip after I had got the boodle; and I was also afraid that 'Yaller' would punch me for not turning the dust over to him.However, I kept my 'lamps' pretty well peeled on both of them." (p. 18). First edition, small octavo (19cm.); original blue decorative cloth stamped in gilt and black; 150pp.; engraved author portrait frontispiece; edges a bit rubbed with boards minimally exposed, spine a touch cocked; Fine interior in Very Good, quite attractive binding. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Prince Roderick. By James Brinsley-Richards [pseud.]

      London: Richard Bentley, 1889. First edition. 3 vols. 8vo. Original red cloth, spines gilt, gilt coronet on upper boards. Spines slightly faded, small tear at top of one joint, inner hinges cracked but firm. Very good. The Mad King Novel based upon the extraordinary career of the mad king of Bavaria. The author was the Times correspondent in Vienna and Berlin. He "changed his name from Reginald Temple S. C. Nugent Grenville-Murray; he was the son of [novelist] Eustace Clare Grenville Murray, illegitimate son of the 2d Duke of Buckingham and Chandos ... Both father and son were obviously infatuated with Dukes" (Wolff). His other books include Seven Years at Eton, 1857-1864 (1883) and The Duke's Marriage.

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        Memoirs of Count Grammont

      London: John C. Nimmo, 1889. First edition thus; large paper copy. Number 668 of 780 copies. Edited, with notes, by Sir Walter Scott. Portrait of the author and 33 etchings on India paper, laid down, after C. Delort. Extra illustrated with 80 portraits and views, and an autograph note by Walter Scott. 1 vols. Large 8vo. Full brown morocco gilt, panelled spine, inner dentelles gilt, by Riviere. Slight rubbing to a few spots, else fine. Amorous Intrigues at the Court of Charles II, Extra Illustrated A chronicle of the profligate court of Charles II, written with grace and vigor by a French noble expatriate.¶Extra illustrated with the insertion of 80 portraits and views of people and places mentioned in the text, along with an autograph note in the third person by Sir Walter Scott, the editor.

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        El Chaco Central Norte (Las Comarcas Vírgenes)

      Buenos Aires : Casa Editora Imprenta, Litografía y Encuadernación de Jacobo Peuser 1889 - ~ Gran plano desplegable del Chaco Central a escala 1:2000000 y dimensiones 36 x 44 cm. de autoría de J. Baldrich ~ Fundamental obra de referencia sobre el Chaco Central Argentino, con estudios sobre la hidrología, agricultura, suelo, climatología, flora, fauna, los indígenas del territorio y la historia de su ocupación militar ~ Media piel con nervios, título y florones dorados en lomo ~ 292p ~ 26x17x2cm. ~ Muy Buen estado. Curiosas anotaciones a lápiz de un anterior propietario en la página 191, referentes a algunos peces del Chaco ~ LANGUAGE: Español / Additional images available/ [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hinter den Coulissen des Circus Renz.

      Dahlström, Hamburg - ( Ohne Jahresangabe - 1889 erschienen ) Mit 28 Lichtdrucktafeln mit Illustrationen von C.W. Allers. Lose in einer schönen blindgeprägten Olnmappe, Kleinfolio ( 33,5 x 25 cm ). Die Kartons mit Szenen aus dem Zirkus Renz, mit zahlreichen Porträts von Darstellern, von Szenen, mit Ansicht des abgebrannten Zirkus am 2.Nov. 1887, mit artistischen Einlagen, Kunststücken, Dressuren usw. Die Flügel der Einbandmappe gering beschädigt, einige Kartons gering fleckig. Insgesamt wohlerhalten und dekorativ. - von großer Seltenheit - ( Gewicht 1750 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available )

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        Le Morte d'Arthur. The Original Edition of William Caxton. Three volumes complete with Introduction and Studies on the Sources

      London: David Nutt. Very Good. 1889. Hardcover. Book plate of Jay Iglauer in each volume. Volumes two & three professionally (& nicely) rebacked. Please see provided images and do not hesitate to ask for more details. ; Sumptous grained brown morocco.Exact copy of the Caxton text in Volume One, Introduction in Volume Two, and Studies on the Sources in Volume Three. ; quarto .

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        More about the Black Bass. Being a Supplement to the Book of the Black Bass

      Cincinnati: Robert Clarke & Co, 1889. First Edition, Large Paper copy (one of 50 copies). Fully illustrated. viii, [9]-204 pp. 1 vols. Tall 8vo (7 x 10-1/2 inches). Green cloth, t.e.g. A bit dulled and soiled, foot of spine a bit scuffed, else a very good plus copy. Large Paper Copy

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        Kiskinoamati-Masinaigan gaie aiamie kokwedjimitowini-masinaigan, à l'usage des Sauvages du Saint-Maurice (Postes de Wemontaching, Okikendatc Manawan Coucoucache) et de Mekiskan. Publié sous les soins du Rév. Père Jean-Pierre Gueguen, O.M.I

      Montréal: C.O. Beauchemin & Fils, Lib.-Imprimeurs 16mo. 32 pp.. 1889 Designed for children. In addition to the abridged catechism in Cree, pp. [3]?-10 contain the alphabet and a primer, and pp. [11]?-17 prayers. At the top of the title-page: L.J.C. et M.I. WorldCat locates copies in only four U.S. and three Canadian institutions. Provenance: Stamp on the title-page of the [L'Oeuvre Pontificale de la] "Propagation de la Foi, 5 rue Monsieur, Paris. Publishers quarter cloth with blue paper covers; a bit of chipping to spine and ightly rubbed at edges. Ex-library: paper call number label partially removed from top of spine; stamp on title-page as above; else very good.

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        The Leland Stanford Junior University, Palo Alto, San Mateo, Cala Issued with Christmas Number S F News Letter, 1889

      San Francisco: Britton & Rey, 1889. 1st. Print. 24" x 17." Siingle sheet depicting 9 black & white photoraphic images of Stanford University buildings underconstruction prior to its opening in 1891. Light foxing else a near fine and uncommon print; we locate only two copies at Stanford University and 1 copy at the Huntington Library. The Stanford University campus master plan (1886-1914) was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and later his sons. The Main Quad was designed by Charles Allerton Coolidge and his colleagues, and by Leland Stanford himself. The cornerstone was laid on May 14, 1887. The Richardsonian Romanesque style, characterized by rectangular stone buildings linked by arcades of half-circle arches, was merged with the Californian Mission Revival style desired by the Stanfords as depicted in these images.

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        THE MOUSE-TRAP AND OTHER FARCES

      Harper and Brothers, New York 1889 - Original red cloth. BAL 9642. Illustrated with eight plates. A fine presentation copy INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author to "Joanna/from her brother,/W.D. Howells." Slight hinge crack. Spine sunned and a little soiled. Very Good [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        THE HEIMSKRINGLA Or The Sagas of the Norse Kings. From the Icelandic of Snorre Sturlason. Limited Edition. Four Volumes.

      Scribner & Welford, New York 1889 - FOUR VOLUMES. Complete Set. Four Near Fine hardback Second Editions Thus LIMITED TO 520 SETS PRINTED FOR AMERICA AND ENGLAND. THIS IS SET No. 176 WITH ALL FOUR VOLUMES CARRYING THIS NUMBER. With 2 foldout maps rear of Volume 4 as issued. Bound in half black leather and tan cloth covered boards with raised bands spines, gilt lettering spines, top edges gilt. Owner name ffep each volume. 8vos. xxxv, 398 pp. xxvii, 416 pp. xxvi, 410 pp. xxvii, 418 pp [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Life and Works of Charlotte Bronte and Her Sisters. With a Life by Mrs. Gaskell

      London: Smith, Elder & Co, 1889. Illustrated Library Edition. Illustrated by E.M. Wimperis with engravings showing actual places mentioned in the novels. 7 vols. 8vo. Half tan contemporay calf over marbled boards, marbled edges. Very good.

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        The Leland Stanford Junior University, Palo Alto, San Mateo, Cala. Issued with Christmas Number S. F. News Letter, 1889

      Britton & Rey, San Francisco 1889 - 24" x 17." Siingle sheet depicting 9 black & white photoraphic images of Stanford University buildings underconstruction prior to its opening in 1891. Light foxing else a near fine and uncommon print; we locate only two copies at Stanford University and 1 copy at the Huntington Library. The Stanford University campus master plan (1886-1914) was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and later his sons. The Main Quad was designed by Charles Allerton Coolidge and his colleagues, and by Leland Stanford himself. The cornerstone was laid on May 14, 1887. The Richardsonian Romanesque style, characterized by rectangular stone buildings linked by arcades of half-circle arches, was merged with the Californian Mission Revival style desired by the Stanfords as depicted in these images. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Die Goldgraber Von Angra Pequena Der Reifern Jugen Erzahlt

      Leipzig: F. A. Brodhaus. Good with no dust jacket. 1889. Hardcover. 8vo 8"-9" tall; 180 pages. .

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        Le Morte d'Arthur. The Original Edition of William Caxton. Three volumes complete with Introduction and Studies on the Sources.

      David Nutt, London 1889 - Book plate of Jay Iglauer in each volume. Volumes two & three professionally (& nicely) rebacked. Please see provided images and do not hesitate to ask for more details. ; Sumptous grained brown morocco. Exact copy of the Caxton text in Volume One, Introduction in Volume Two, and Studies on the Sources in Volume Three. ; quarto [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Life of Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Parts II and III

      The Hakubunsha, Tokyo 1889 - Parts II and III of a five part set, Tokyo, The Hakubunsha, 1890 (Meiji 22), stiff wrap covers illustrated in color, 12mo (5 x 7 1/4 in - 12.7 x 18.3 cm), string ties, text in English and on folded pages, Japanese language colophon at the rear, approximately 12 double page color woodblock prints per part, Part II with 78 text pages and Part III with 76 text pages, pages numbered consecutively, pages 78-154 of a 417 page set. The spine is not covered except for approximately 3/4 in (1.8 cm) at the top and bottom. Publisher's advertisements at the end of at least Parts II and III. ~ Condition. Part II is in Good(-) condition. The string ties have been replaced. The covers are soiled and corners bumped. The upper right corner is chewed. This problem starts at the back (an area approximately 2 cm down and .5 cm out to the edge) and decreases as you approach the front. None of the folded pages are cut or broken at the fold. The interior is clean and the paper is supple. The color woodblock plates (6 double page) are in Very Good condition with no staining or faults. Part III is in Good+ condition. The string ties have been replaced. There are traces of the covering at the head and foot of the spine. The covers are soiled and corners bumped. None of the folded pages are cut or broken at the fold. The interior is clean and the paper is supple. The color woodblock plates (6 double page) are in Very Good condition with no staining or faults. There is waterstaining on the back cover (ca 1/4 of the cover at the bottom) and this extends in 4-5 pages into the publisher's advertisements. ~~ More information, to include digital pics, available on request. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Leland Stanford Junior University, Palo Alto, San Mateo, Cala. Issued with Christmas Number S. F. News Letter, 1889

      San Francisco: Britton & Rey, 1889. 1st. Print. 24" x 17." Siingle sheet depicting 9 black & white photoraphic images of Stanford University buildings underconstruction prior to its opening in 1891. Light foxing else a near fine and uncommon print; we locate only two copies at Stanford University and 1 copy at the Huntington Library. The Stanford University campus master plan (1886-1914) was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and later his sons. The Main Quad was designed by Charles Allerton Coolidge and his colleagues, and by Leland Stanford himself. The cornerstone was laid on May 14, 1887. The Richardsonian Romanesque style, characterized by rectangular stone buildings linked by arcades of half-circle arches, was merged with the Californian Mission Revival style desired by the Stanfords as depicted in these images.

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        Abbildungen von Mustereinbänden aus der Blüthezeit der Buchbinderkunst

      Leipzig: Adolf Titze, 1889. With 40 heliogravure reproductions of historical bookbindings in libraries at Dresden, Gotha, Weimar and Wolfenbüttel, by A. Naumann & Schroeder. 13 pp. text. 1 vols. Folio. Full gold-tooled brown morocco by Joseph William Zaehnsdorf, outer frame inlaid with black morocco, large hatched tools in the corners and at the sides of the covers, the field semé with fleurs-de-lys, spine similarly decorated and lettered, fillets and hatched tools on turn-ins, endpapers imitating Renaissance brocade, top edges gilt, signed by the binder on front turn-in, printed front wrapper bound in. Faintest traces of rubbing to joints. Retrospective Binding by Joseph William Zaehnsdorf Re-issue of Stockbauer's pioneering work on modern German bookbinding, still notable for its plates and its useful record of fine bindings in Saxon libraries. Joseph Zaehnsdorf the younger (1853-1930) succeeded his father as head of London's busiest atelier in 1886, and this retrospective binding on Stockbauer is entirely successful and striking in its large format.

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        Les difformes et les malades dans l'art

      Paris: Lecrosnier et Babe, 1889. Folio. [4], vi, [2], 162pp. Text illustrations. Paris: Lecroisnier & Babe, 1889. 327 x 251 mm. Library buckram, leatherette spine; original printed wrappers bound in (a bit soiled and worn, tear in front wrapper mended). Tears in first few leaves mended, edges a little frayed, but very good. First edition. Garrison-Morton 6606. Norman 458.

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        Matabele Land and the Victoria Falls: A Naturalist's Wanderings in the Interior of South Africa. From the Letters and Journals of the late Frank Oates, F.R.G.S. Edited by C.G. Oates, B.A.

      London: Kegan Paul, Trench, and Co., . Second edition. 1889 - Pp. xlii, (1, contents), (3, list of illustrations), 433; engraved frontispiece portrait of Oates, 6 fine chromolithograph plates of scenic views, 39 black-and-white woodcut text-figures, 14 fine hand-colored plates (2 of birds by Keulemans, 2 of snakes by Mintern, 5 of insects from drawings by Westwood, and 5 botanical plates from drawings by W.H. Fitch, 4 folding maps (3 are partly colored route maps, and 1 is a large regional hand-colored map at the rear). Publisher's original highly decorated green cloth with landscape scene of zebras at sunset on front cover and with gilt bustard on the rear cover, spine is lettered in gilt and decorated with oryx horns in brown and gilt, original dark green clay-coated endpapers, thick lg 8vo (230 x 150 mm). This volume is from the Oates family with three different bookplates of family members, William Edward Oates, 1897, Robert Washington Oates and Frank Oates, O.B.E. on the endpapers. There is also a 'in memoriam' card for Frank Oates, 1840-1875 showing Victoria Falls, attached to a blank endpaper. This is the second and best edition with additions, corrections, and two additional plates). Frank went to Africa to observe and learn; he especially wanted to see Victoria Falls which had been seen by only a few Englishman before him. For Oates the Falls were fatally beautiful; he contracted "fever," that catch-all description for many tropical maladies, and succumbed only days after leaving the Zambesi. According to his brother, birds had been Frank Oates' "ruling passion" since childhood, and one thing he did accomplish on the trip was gather a meticulously documented collection of 213 species of birds, described by R. Bowdler-Sharpe in an appendix, accompanied by two color plates by Keulemans. This volume, compiled and edited by his brother from journals and letters, suffers a bit from being fragmentary and unpolished but it represents at interesting early chapter in the exploration of Africa. A touch of scattered foxing to the title page, some tissue guards and to the rear (blank) side of some maps, the fine chromolithographs and beautiful hand-colored plates are bright and clean as is the text and the attractive cloth binding; a tight and clean copy in near fine condition.

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        The Manitoba Gazette / Gazzette De Manitoba January to December 1889

      Winnipeg: Theophane Bertrand, Queen's Printer, 1889. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. RARE MANITOBA GAZETTE WITH THE CONTROVERSIAL ENGLISH ONLY TRANSITIONBound volume containing weekly Gazettes dated from January 5, 1889 to December 21, 1889 inclusive. Dark board cover. Rubbed boards with a small broken edge to top of back cover, worn corners, and slight wear to ends of spine. Speckling to inside front and back, but gazette pages are age toned. Page [299]-300 small section of page in top missing paper affecting some words. Condition is very good otherwise. A rare 1889 Manitoba Gazette publication that includes the controversial publication transition with the bilingual edition ending on August 31, 1889 and the English only Gazette starting on September 7, 1889. Beyond that, there are many laws and weekly news during the year of 1889 in Manitoba. Quite an interesting and historically important set of 1889 Manitoba Gazettes. As French declined in importance, English-speaking Manitobansincreasingly objected to the maintenance of bilingualism in the Legislature and Courts of the province, on the grounds that it was irrelevant, cumbersome and expensive. The Liberal government of Premier Thomas Greenway, which took office after the general election of 1888, responded to this sentiment by sponsoring changes in the province's language laws. By Order in Council in September 1889, the government suspended publication of the French part of the Manitoba Gazette. This action, it might be argued, was not in conflict with section 23 of the Manitoba Act because the Manitoba Gazette was not a record, journal or act of the Legislature. The Gazette had, however, been published in both languages since the province was establishedin 1870 and the change to English only was a first step towards makingthe province officially unilingual.Text in English and French, Mar. 6, 1880-Aug. 31, 1889; includes some text in French, Sept. 7, 1889- Early Manitoba Government Gazettes are a scarce, useful and extremely fascinating resource for local, family and social historians and researchers in other fields throughout Canada. They were published by the government as a means of communication to officials and the general public and therefore contain information that is of great use in establishing an image of the Province of Manitoba and its people in the past. They contain many thousands of names and places and information from a whole cross section of the community.Issued weekly with occasional special issues, the Manitoba Gazette contains information such as proclamations, land transactions, court notices, notice of acts, public notices, tenders, appointments and resignations, bankrupt and insolvency notices, impoundments, police auctions, unclaimed letters, licenses (publican's, wine and beer, storekeeper's, occupation, and depasturing), notices of protection, dissolution of partnerships, rewards on offer, and more, in both English and French.

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        Sport or Fishing and Shooting

      Boston: Bradlee Whidden, 1889. First edition. 15 chromolithographic plates after Frederic Remington, A.B. Frost, Fred Cozzens and others. 32 ff. letterpress. 1 vols. Folio (21-1/2 x 15-1/4 inches). Period style red straight-grained morocco, spinegilt with raised bands in seven compartments, titled in gilt, brown endpapers. First edition. 15 chromolithographic plates after Frederic Remington, A.B. Frost, Fred Cozzens and others. 32 ff. letterpress. 1 vols. Folio (21-1/2 x 15-1/4 inches). Rare large-format work on sport in late 19th-century America, including Frederic Remington's first two published prints in color, a rare A.B. Frost image of deer-hunting and images from Fred. S. Cozzens and other top illustrators of the day. The plates (with titles taken from the preceding text leaf ) are as follows: 1. Killing the Salmon. Henry Sandham. 2. A Moose hunt. Henry Sandham. 3. Trout fishing. Henry Sandham. 4. Fly-fishing for Black Bass. S.F. Denton. 5. Hunting Antelope [i.e. Prong-horn]. Frederic Remington.6. Catching a Tarpon. Fred. S. Cozzens. 7. Mallard shooting. S.F. Denton. 8. Catching a Mascalonge. Frank H.Taylor. 9. A Wild Turkey hunt. R.J. Zogbaum. 10. Sailing for Bluefish. Fred S. Cozzens. 11. Hunting the [Virginia] Deer. A.B. Frost. 12. A day with the [Prairie] Chickens. R.F. Zogbaum. 13. A hunt above the timber-line [Big-horn]. Edward Knobel. 14. [Canada] Goose shooting. Frederic Remington. 15. Stalking the Wapiti. Henry Sandham.The two plates by Frederic Remington, 'Hunting Antelope' (Hassrick & Webster 434) and 'Goose Shooting' (Hassrick & Webster 435) are also listed by Peggy and Harold Samuels (Remington The Complete Prints New York, 1990 pp.152-3) with the comment that they are the first and second Remington prints to appear in color. They were preceded only by a series of four monochrome photogravures for John Muir's Picturesque California (1888) and two other individual prints, both black and white. Arthur Burdett Frost is now perhaps best known for his sporting pictures and prints, but his lack of interest in deer-hunting meant that he rarely pictured shooting scenes that featured anything other than small game. His image, 'Hunting the Deer', is recorded, and illustrated, in Henry M. Reed's The A.B. Frost Book (Charleston, 1993, pp.101, 104-5) but the author was apparently unaware that it was issued as part of the present work, which is not included in the extensive appendix of books illustrated by Frost. The present work includes six angling plates (three of fly-fishing), four plates of game-bird hunting and five of hunting larger game. Each of the fifteen subjects is first described in general terms on a single leaf of text, followed by a second leaf giving a first-hand account of catching or shooting the subject, followed by a chromolithograph illustrating the first-hand account. According to Gould's preface, the plates are all from water-colours especially commissioned for the work which were subjected to the critical scrutiny of a group of anglers/sportsmen, who judged them for technical accuracy.

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        THE RULES, CUSTOMS, AND PROCEDURE OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS

      Swan Sonnenschein & Co., Paternoster Square, London 1889 - First impression of the true first edition in book form and first thus with new additions. (Previously published in the periodical: The Universal Review also published by Swan Sonnenschein & Co). ***Very good in grey-blue boards with dark navy blue leather spine with gilt titles. Blind-tooled border to spine edges adjoining boards. Decorative front and rear endpapers and pastedowns. Edges of boards worn and rubbed. Corners rubbed, worn and bumped. Light water marks to front board not affecting interior front pastedown or pages. Gilt titles to spine bright. Spine tight. ***xii-prelims plus 153 pages including Alphabetical List of Members of the House of Commons and their addresses to the rear. 170 mm x 112 mm. ***CONTENTS: Address in Reply to Queen's Speech; Adjournment of House, when and how Moved, of Debate; Ballot for Bills and Motions, for Ladies' Gallery; Bills; Closure; Commitment by House indisputable; Committees; Counting the House; Debate, Order in, Suspension of Members, Debate, Motions; Disorderly Conduct; Disregarding Chair; Divisions: Two-Minute Glass to be turned, Doors to be closed after lapse of Two Minutes, Divisions frivolously claimed; Galleries of the House; Government Business; Grant of Public Money requires assent of Privy Councillor; House, when it Meets, how long it Sits; Indian Financial Settlement; Irrelevance; Ladies' Gallery; Members, Morning Sittings, Motions; Order in the House; Orders; Packet and Telegraphic Contracts; Personal Explanation; Petitions; Public Accounts; Public Money; Private Member's Days; Privilege; Questions to Members; Quorum; Quotations when irregular; Reporting Progress; Returns unopposed; Select Committees; Sergeant-at-Arms; Shirley's Appeal; The Speaker; Standing Committees; Strangers; Supply; Twelve o 'clock and Opposed Business; Wednesday Sittings; Witness' Oath or Affirmation administered in the House etc., In Select Committees. ***Charles Bradlaugh was a famous and colourful late-Victorian parliamentarian and free-thinker, reformer, political activist and one of the most prominent English atheists of the nineteenth century. A pamphleteer and writer about "secularist" ideas, he adopted the pseudonym "Iconoclast". He was involved with various reformist causes such as the then controversial anti-establishment causes of birth control, republicanism, trade unionism, woman's suffrage, atheism, and anti-imperialism. ***In 1876 he set up the Freethought Publishing Company publishing Charles Knowlton's pamphlet advocating birth control: "The Fruits of Philosophy, or: the Private Companion of Young Married People". In 1876 - the previous British publisher having been successfully prosecuted for obscenity - Charles Bradlaugh and Annie Besant were subsequently convicted for publishing an obscene publication; but the case was dismissed on a technicality in 1878. Charles Bradlaugh was evicted from the House of Commons in 1880 after his first attempt to take his seat as the elected representative for Northampton. Bradlaugh was taken to the small prison cell located under Big Ben in the Clock Tower. Between 1880 and 1886 Bradlaugh fought for the right to sit in the House of Commons, and he became the first atheist to become an MP. His Act of 1888 established the legal right to affirm the Parliamentary oath rather than swearing the oath on a bible. ***An extremely scarce first impression of the true first edition in book-form in its original hardback quarter-leather binding. No known original edition for sale worldwide. ***Of interest to parliamentarians, scholars and historians researching the rules, customs, and procedure of the House of Commons, and collectors of rare antiquarian first editions, this is a scarce landmark historic title. ***For all our books, postage is charged at cost, allowing for packaging: any shipping rates indicated on ABE are an average only: we will reduce the P & P charge where appropriate - please contact us for postal rates for heavier books and sets etc. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Abbildungen von Mustereinbänden aus der Blüthezeit der Buchbinderkunst

      Leipzig: Adolf Titze, 1889. With 40 heliogravure reproductions of historical bookbindings in libraries at Dresden, Gotha, Weimar and Wolfenbüttel, by A. Naumann & Schroeder. 13 pp. text. 1 vols. Folio. Full gold-tooled brown morocco by Joseph William Zaehnsdorf, outer frame inlaid with black morocco, large hatched tools in the corners and at the sides of the covers, the field semé with fleurs-de-lys, spine similarly decorated and lettered, fillets and hatched tools on turn-ins, endpapers imitating Renaissance brocade, top edges gilt, signed by the binder on front turn-in, printed front wrapper bound in. Faintest traces of rubbing to joints. Retrospective Binding by Joseph William Zaehnsdorf Re-issue of Stockbauer's pioneering work on modern German bookbinding, still notable for its plates and its useful record of fine bindings in Saxon libraries. Joseph Zaehnsdorf the younger (1853-1930) succeeded his father as head of London's busiest atelier in 1886, and this retrospective binding on Stockbauer is entirely successful and striking in its large format.

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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.

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        LES PRINCIPAUX MANUSCRITS DE CHANTS GREGORIEN, AMBROISIEN, MOZARABE,GALLICAN - PUBLIES EN FAC SIMILES PHOTOTYPIQUES / TOME I DE LA PALEOGRAPHIE MUSICALE :CODE 339 DE LA BIBLIOTHEQUE DE SAINT-GALL (Xe SIECLE) - ANTIPHONALE MISSARUM SANCTI GREGORII.

      IMPRIMERIE SAINT PIERRE 1889 - R320067767: 168 pages augmentées de 142 fac similés + 31 planches - 1 etiquette collée en coiffe en pied - plats et contre-plats jaspés - titres et tomaison dorés sur 2 pieces de titre . 2 PHOTOS DISPONIBLES. NOTA : La Paléographie musicale est une série de publications, composée principalement des photographies et des fac-similés de manuscrits, et fondée auprès de l'abbaye Saint-Pierre de Solesmes en 1889 par Dom André Mocquereau, afin de promouvoir les études scientifiques et la restauration du chant grégorien In-Folio Relié cuir dos-coins. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 200-RELIGION [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Zweige eines Vogelbeerbaumes.

      . Aquarell, auf chamoisfarbenem Zeichenpapier, rechts unten monogrammiert und datiert "USM 88". 49,5:39,8 cm.. Tochter von W. Schulz-Matan (1889-1965), einem Vertreter der "Neuen Sachlichkeit".

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        Dictionnaire Chinois-Français

      Saïgon, Imprimerie Commerciale Rey & Curiol, 1889. - 5 tomes en 4 volumes in-4, reliure moderne plein cuir bordeaux, papier jauni aux extrémités des feuillets, très bon état. Dictionnaire Français-Chinois publié par ordre de l'Administration des Colonies, avec la participation des Ministères des Affaires Etrangères, de la Guerre et de l'Instruction Publique; Collationné par les Interprètes et Lettrés du Service local de Saïgon, sous la Direction de M. P. Aubeaud, Interprète Principal.

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        Nietzsche Contra Wagner

      NIETZSCHE, Friedrich.Nietzsche contra Wagner, Naumann, Leipzig, 1889. TP + 1 leaf + Vorwort + 1-[42], Octavo. First Edition, (Schaberg 57). Nietzsche contra Wagner was one of Nietzsche's final productions before he slipped into insanity, Iit was the last work that he was able to proof and correct before publication. The book is an assemblage of Nietzsche's writings on Wagner, selected from the books he had already published, but with many of the entries re-edited by Nietzsche for their inclusion here. For Nietzsche, Wagner represented the incarnation of the central problem of his time. On the one hand, Wagner was living proof that human greatness could still exist in a non-heroic age, while on the other, he exemplified, in his submission to the blandishments of power, a painful object lesson in the perils that a great spirit must elude if it is to fulfill his dream of self-realization. Once the corrected manuscript was in the publisher hands, there was much confusion over what should be done about the printing given the fact that the philosopher was now in a Basel psychiatric institution. Nietzsche's friend, Peter Gast, suggested several changes to the text, but actively urged publication while his other great friend, Overbeck, was shocked by what he read in the book and pleaded that any publication of the text would be a grave disservice to Nietzsche.In the end, Naumann privately printed just 100 copies of the work as Nietzsche had corrected it, giving 25 copies to Overbeck and the other 75 to Gast to be given to Nietzsche's friends. Contemporary marbled boards, lightly scuffed. Restored handwritten spine label and renewed endpapers. Very good+. More photos available upon request,

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        A Yankee in King Arthur's Court

      Charles Webster Company, 1889. Hardcover. Very Good. Charles Webster Company, New York 1889. First Edition / First Printing / First State. Original green cloth binding. Illustrated front board. Gold gilt lettering at the front board and at the spine. Dated 1889 on the title & copyright pages. Rare Book. {ref: BAL 3429}. "S" like ornament between "The" & "King" below the illustration on page 59. Book Condition: Very Good, tight spine, light shelf wear, bumped corner. Owner inscription at the second page, chipping at the endpaper. Professionally restored frontiespiece top edge, age toning.

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        Psycho-Therapeutics; or, Treatment by Sleep and Suggestion

      London, Baillière, Tindall, and Cox, , 1889. Octavo, original green cloth, title gilt to spine, blind panels to the boards. Illustrations to the text. Light shelf-wear, internal binding a little cracked in a couple of places, but overall very good. First edition. Extremely uncommon. This important and influential work ran into seven editions by 1921, this first edition being remarkably difficult to come by. The first book in English on psychotherapy in the modern sense, Tuckey introduced Liebault's method to English-speaking psychopathologists. "The first English medical man to adopt the Nancy form of treatment seems to have been C. Lloyd Tuckey who first visited 'dear old Dr. Liebault,' and then Bernheim, Berillon and van Renterghem, in the autumn of 1888" (Gauld, A History of Hypnotism, p. 349). "This treatise on hypnotism as a therapeutic agent, which went through many greatly expanded editions, emphasizes the influence of the mind on the body and the beneficial effects of hypnotic suggestion on many kinds of diseases" (Crabtree). According to Tuckey, hypnotism should be "Practised by looking fixedly and pertinaciously into the subject's eyes at a distance of a few inches, and at the same time holding the hands. In a few minutes all expression goes out of the face, and the subject sees nothing but the operator's eyes, which shine with intense brilliancy." "Historians believe that the first use of the word 'psychotherapy' in a book title came with the English hypnotist Charles Lloyd Tuckey's Psycho-therapeutics, or Treatment by Hypnotism & Suggestion (1889). Tuckey popularised the use of the word 'psychotherapy' as a synonym for the hypnotherapy of Hippolyte Bernheim's Nancy school in France, and attributes the discovery of 'psychotherapy' as a discipline to Liébault, its founder." (Register for Evidence-Based Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy)

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        Les Confessions. Nouvelle édition illustrée de Quatre-vingt-seize compositions par Maurice Leloir, gravées à l'eau-forte par les premiers artistes. Nouvelle Edition Illustree

      Paris: Librairie Artistique Launette. Very Good. 1889. de luxe. Half-Green Morocco Marbled Boards. Nicely bound in grained green three quarter morocco; five raised bands. Fore edge corners bumped. ; 4to (235x322 mm); Please note this set will require additional postage. .

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        Photograph album.

      Yemen, Egypt and other places, c. 1889. - An album of 25 albumen prints (vintage), measurements usually c. 200 x 270 mm, one a double-page spread, many captioned in English. Bound in contemp. giltstamped auburn full calf (378 x 280 mm; spine rebacked). All edges gilt. Photographic record of a journey begun in Australia and taken, via Aden, through the Suez canal and to the Mediterranean (and then on to England). While the first image shows the steamship R.M.S. Ormuz in the port of Sydney, three images (including a double-page spread) show the port of Aden in Yemen, the famous water tanks, and a native of the Southern Arabian region in a studio portrait. The majority of the album is dedicated to Egypt, showing Arabs on their camels, the Khedive's Ismailia Palace, the Suez Canal, Port Said, and members the local population, as well as the famous pyramids. The last few photographs show the final leg of the journey: Naples, and ultimately Gibraltar. Among the studios identified in the photographs are those of Hippolyte Arnoux and the Zangaki brothers, based at Port Said. A slightly later inscription on the flyleaf identifies this album as that of Edith Elkington: "Aunt Edith's voyage home to England about 1889". - Some foxing and waterstaining, but prints largely clean. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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