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        Minna.

      2. oplag. Kbhvn. 1889. Med tegninger af Gerhard Heilmann. 398 s. Indbundet med helt guldsnit i smukt helskindsbind af auberginefarvet oaseged med elegante dekorationer i guld og med indlagte blomstermotiver i farvet skind. Bindet signeret Anker Kyster. Bindet med lette brugsspor. De sidste blade let beskadiget i øver margin

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        Tresor du Bibliophile lorrain.

      Sidot Freres, Libraires-Editeurs 1889  Exemplaire numerote 89 / 130, tire sur papier verge, bords au fil d eau. Edition originale. Introduction par J. Favier. Lettre de Leopold Delisle. Notices, catalogue alphabetique des livres reproduits dans ce  Tresor . Table chronologique. Documente par l avis de paraitre et de quelques documents glanes. Illustre de 125 titres ou frontispices, en fac - simile, d ouvrages lorrains rares et precieux.

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        SOLARION. A Romance

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, [1889].. First Edition, First Printing. Original Printed Wrappers. Very Good. First Edition. Octavo, original printed wrappers printed in black and orange. The true first edition, issued as Lippincott's Monthly Magazine, September, 1889, with a separate title page for the novel and frontispiece portrait of the author. Minor chipping to covers, spine slightly darkened. Contents are clean, paper is white. Uncommonly encountered, this book is truely rare in the original wrappers. Never published in true book form, but this is considered to be the first edition [as is the Lippincott issue of Doyle's THE SIGN OF THE FOUR, issued in the same format by Lippincott in 1890]. ¶ A major 19th Century Science Fiction novel of the creation of a super-intelligent dog; the dog and his creator are in love with the same woman with disastrous results. Thoughtful and philosophical in tone, similar to SIRIUS by Olaf Stapleton but obviously preceding that work by a great many years. Bleiler summarizes the plot in SCIENCE FICTION: THE EARLY YEARS, citing the work as "An excellent story". Fawcett's Wikipedia page states: "The rather remarkable novels Solarion (about a dog given human intelligence) and Douglas Duane (1885) (on scientific body-switching) as well as The Ghost of Guy Thryle (1895) (which has astral projection as a means of interplanetary travel) deserve to be better known."

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        De la Loi du Contraste Simultane des Couleurs

      1889. CHEVREUL, M.E. De la Loi du Contraste Simultane des Couleurs. [8], xvi, 571, [1] pp. (including reproductions of Chevreul's autograph). With 40 numbered plates (one with overslip) on 22 sheets, all but 3 printed in colour, 9 specimens of coloured paper, 2 folding tables. Of the colour plates, 27 are in nine folding suites of 3 plates each. Thick 4to., 320 x 240 mm, bound in modern wrappers with the original front and rear wrappers laid down, in a new half morocco folding box. Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, 1889. |~||~||~||~| Deluxe Edition of "one of the most influential treatises on colour theory written during the nineteenth century" (DBS), issued on the fiftieth anniversary of the first edition, and the Centenary of the Imprimerie Nationale. The text of the present publication was printed under the supervision of Chevreul's son; the plates were printed under the supervision of M. David who was Chevreul's associate at the Gobelin textile factory. The work is recognized as a comprehensive attempt at providing a systematic basis to seeing colours. The work dealt with the so-called "simultaneous contrast" of colours, and contained Chevreul's famous law: "Two adjacent colours, when seen by the eye, will appear as dissimilar as possible." De La Loi du Contraste Simultané des Couleurs records Chevreul's discovery that colour intensity depends more upon the hues of the adjacent colours than upon a specific pigmentation. He defined the general principles and effects of simultaneous contrast: the modifications of hue and tone occurring when juxtaposed colours are viewed at the same time. Chevreul's work greatly influenced Impressionism, Neo-Impressionism, Pointillism and Orphic Cubism, with Robert Delaunay (1885-1941) using coloured "simultaneous discs" in his paintings. Although Chevreul's work was never completed, he also influenced the views of both Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863) and Georges Seurat (1859-1891) with regard to colours and the way in which they used them. Seeking to provide a scientific basis for Impressionism, they limited their palates to the colours in Chevreul's circle, applying dots of unmixed pigments to their canvases. The influence of Chevreul's theories continue into the twentieth century. Several modern colour-field painters, especially Ellsworth Kelly, are known to have experimented with Chevreul's colour theory. Some minor foxing at beginning and end, but on the whole a handsome copy. Cf. Brunet I, 1842. Wurmfeld, Color Documents 16. Birren Collection 143. Herbert, "A Color Bibliography" Yale Library Gazette, p. 7. John Gage, Colour and Culture, Practice and Meaning from Antiquity to Abstraction, pp. 173-176. Norman Catalogue 468.

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        Von Breitungen im Harz bis Kimberley in Südafrika. Reisebilder und Schilderungen von Land und Leuten, nach eigenen Erlebnissen, sowie aus den Tagebüchern und Briefen seiner Tochter zusammengestellt.

      Berlin, Verlag der Deutschen Evangel. Buch- und Tractat-Gesellschaft, 1889.. Schwarzes Halblederbändchen der Zeit, Klein-8°, 229 Seiten, Einband etwas berieben, Namenszug von alter Hand auf Innendeckel, schönes, sauberes Exemplar dieser seltenen Reisebilder..

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        Les jeux du cirque et la fête foraine

      Edition running on paper, he was fired 50 major papers in Japan. Binding Editor in full red cardboard back smooth, golden head. Book featuring original illustrations by Jules Garnier. Guards uniformly shaded, otherwise good copy. Cartonnage freshness. Plon-Nourrit & Cie Paris 1889 21x28,5cm reliure de l'éditeur

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        Le tourbier (moeurs picardes)

      First Edition.Bound in half buckram embossed bronze, flat spine decorated with vegetal decoration cold dishes marbled paper, contemporary binding signed Cabry.Illustrated book of a drawing by Pierre Puvis de Chavannes frontispiece.Some spots.Rare.  Albert Savine Paris 1889 11x18cm relié

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        Fort comme la mort

      Original, one of 100 numbered copies on Holland edition only major papers after 5 Japan. Jansenist binding in full black morocco grief, back with five nerves, date tail contreplats guards and handmade paper, covers and spine preserved, gilt-head witnesses, shagreen case lined black morocco, binding signed Goy & Vilaine. Beautiful specimen well established. Paul Ollendorff Paris 1889 13,5x18cm relié

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        Sylvie & Bruno - AND - Sylvie and Bruno Concluded.

      FISRT EDITIONS PRESENTATION COPIES BOTH INSCRIBED TO THE SAME PERSON. 2 vols., illustrated by Harry Furniss, vol. 1 inscribed on the half-title in purple ink "Mrs. Nash/ with Sincere regards/ from the Author/ Dec. 12. 1889", vol. 2 inscribed on the half-title in black ink "Mrs. Nash/ with the Author's/ Sincere regards./ Dec. 27, 1893". Each volume bound in the original gilt stamped red cloth, spine of volume one neatly relined, both volumes uniformly sunned, all edges gilt, housed in a fleece lined open ended slipcase, a GOOD+ set. Both volumes inscribed pre-publication. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A naturalist in North Celebes. A narrative of travels in Minahassa, the Sangir and Talaut islands, with notices on the fauna, flora and ethnology of the districts visited.

      London, John Murray, 1889.Original decorated cloth gilt (extremities of spine sl. dam.). With coloured lithographed frontispiece, 2 folding coloured maps, 6 plates and 27 wood-engravings. XV,392 pp.First edition. - 'I have brought together in this volume some extracts from the journal of my wanderings in North Celebes, the Sangir and Talaut Islands, a more detailed account of the fauna of the small islands called Talisse, situated in the Straits of Banka, and a summary of our knowledge of the ethnology of the district of Minahassa' (Preface). Sydney John Hickson (1859 - 1940), was a British zoologist known for his groundbreaking research in evolution, embryology, genetics, and systematics. He travelled in the Malay archipelago in 1885-1886. - With handwritten dedication, dated 1896 and fine bookplate of J.G. van Marle. - A fine copy.Cat. KITLV p.31; Casey Wood p. 386.

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        Tresor du Bibliophile lorrain.

      Sidot Freres, Libraires-Editeurs,, Nancy, 1889 - Exemplaire numerote 89/130, tire sur papier verge, bords au fil d eau. Edition originale. Introduction par J. Favier. Lettre de Leopold Delisle. Notices, catalogue alphabetique des livres reproduits dans ce Tresor. Table chronologique. Documente par l avis de paraitre et de quelques documents glanes. 240 pp. in-folio (291 x 382 mm), Double-feuilles et feuilles libres, sous porte-folio a lacets [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Catalogue Of The Private Collection Of Paintings And Sculpture Belonging To Mr. James H. Stebbins New York Edition de luxe (First Edition)

      American Art Association 1889 - Original cream paper-covered stiff boards, gold gilt lettering on front cover, publisher's gold embossed seal on rear cover, spine worn with some minor losses at head and tail of spine, covers soiled, 40 zinc etchings, 24 etchings signed by the artist-etchers. Signatures include Thomas Moran, Frederick Dielman, S. J. Ferris, C. V. Turner, F. Raubicheck, R. Swain Gifford, Wm. St. John Harper, Stephen Parrish, Gerome Ferris, G. Mercier, Hamilton Hamilton, and F. W. Freer. A total of 80 works are listed of which most are illustrated. Includes small vignettes of the most represented artists. This is #500 of 500 in the De Luxe edition. And extremely rare 19th century art book. Full refund if not satisfied. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Letter signed, to George W. Childs

      ?Executive Mansion? letterhead: September, 30, 1889. cream paper, written in brown ink. Fine. Approximately 7 x 4-1/2 inches. 4 pp. (two pages blank) Harrison (1833?"1901) was the twenty?"third United States President, March 4, 1889?"March 3, 1893. In this letter he declines an invitation to attend ceremonies at West Point ?in connection with the presentation by you to the Academy of the portraits of Genls Grant, Sherman and Sheridan.? Childs was a Philadelphia publisher and philanthropist as well as the author of Recollections of General Grant. Harrison holograph letters as President have become very scarce.

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        A monograph of oriental Cicadidae.

      London, King & Co., 1889-1892. 7 parts. Large-4to. pp. 157, (1), ix, (5), with 15 handcoloured lithographed plates. Original printed wrappers. B.M.(N.H.) I, 298; Nissen ZBI, 1113. A very good set.

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        Chuan xing bi du xia jiang tu kao. [The essential chart for navigating the Three Gorges of the Yangtze River]

      Shanghai: Xiu hai shan fang shu ju, 1889. Two volumes, oblong 8vo, pp. [9], [53] of charts, [4]; pp. [7], [44] of charts, [5]; occasional foxing, but a very good copy, stitched, as issued, Chinese-style in thin blue paper wrappers, slightly worn at margins, titles on paper labels to front wrappers, in the original blue silk-covered folding case; rubbed at the extremities, preserving one of two bone clasps; printed on double leaves, a few at the beginning of the second volume opened. The charming record of a riverscape now tragically compromised. First edition of the first comprehensive survey of the 'Three Gorges" of the Yangtze River, with a splendid panoramic pictorial map of the river, its course shown from the lower part of the river to the upper reaches; printed continuously on 97 pages, with the complete itinerary of the river from Yichang in Hubei Province to Kuifo (first volume) and from Kuifo to Chongquing, both in Sichuan Province (second volume).The first complete and systematic navigational chart of this famous stretch of water, the map shows both banks of the river in profile, with detailed information on the gorges, including names and locations of towns and villages (some of which are now completely submerged), details of the tidal flows, distances between key points, prominent identifying features and information on hazards such as rocks and whirlpools. Descriptions of the upstream and downstream itineraries are also present, at the beginning and end of each volumes. Several times reprinted, this original edition is of importance as the first comprehensive survey of the Three Gorges before the use of modern surveying techniques, while its illustrations of the settlements and geological features of the gorges provide an important record of a section of the Yangtze which can no longer be visited: the completion of the Three Gorges Dam in 2008 closed the river to small craft navigation and obliterated entire settlements. The hugely controversial project flooded archaeological and cultural sites, displaced some 1.3 million people, and is causing significant ecological changes.

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        THE BLUE FAIRY BOOK

      London: Longmans, Green and Co. 1889. First edition, first printing. Beautiful early 20th century binding of blue half morocco over marbled boards. With five raised bands and gilt titles and tooling to the spine. Top edge gilt. The binding shows very well indeed with minor rubbing and bumping to the extremities and some staining to the upper board. The contents are entirely complete and without loose or torn pages. Large previous owner?'s bookplate to the front pastedown and signature to the front endpaper. The text block edges are quite heavily spotted in places. Bound without ads. The first and scarcest of Andrew Lang?'s fairy books. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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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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        Monterey County: Its General Features, Resources, Attractions, and Inducements to Investors and Home Seekers

      [Salinas, CA]: E.S. Harrison, 1889. Souvenir Edition. Hardcover. 4to. 88 pp. Double-page map of Monterey County. Illustrated throughout from photographs and engravings. "Souvenir Edition" in gilt on front board. Originally published in wrappers, the front cover likely served as the title page, as this edition has no title page, apparently as issued. Specially bound in the publisher's full brown morocco, blind-stamped decorations, front cover lettered in gilt; a Taber photograph of the Hotel Del Monte laid down to front board, AEG. From the Newton A. Cope, Sr. library with his decorative bookplate; also a Pacific Union Club wine label affixed to inside front board. A very good copy (front hinge starting; Index page partially separated; light wear to extremities; small bump to upper & lower edge). Scarce and early history of Monterey and its surroundings, including Pacific Grove, Del Monte, Salinas, Carmel, etc., Lists and describes numerous residences, ranches, and buildings, etc. Biographical sketches of prominent residents. A large edition of this work has been prepared in pamphlet form, and published for the Salinas City Board of Trade. (Rocq 5514; not in Cowan). Next day shipping. Celebrating our 20th year - all domestic orders ship with Delivery Confirmation Tracking Number - Images available upon request.

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        Robert Schumann (Zwickau 08. 06. 1810 - 29. 06. 1856 Endenich). Dt. Komponist und Pianist der Romantik. Brustbild en face,.

      . Radierung v. u. n. Ludwig Michalek b. V.A. Heck in Wien - New York: Fishel, Adler & Schwartz., 1889, 39 x 29,5 (H) - Blattgrösse 60 x 46 cm. Großes, ausdruckstarkes Porträt in einem schönen Abzug. Im breiten Rand leicht fleckig.

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        A Yankee in King Arthur's Court

      Charles Webster Company. Book Condition: Hardcover Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. A Yankee in King Arthur's Court FIRST EDITION Mark Twain FIRST STATE 1889 Rare

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        The Treatment of Lateral Curvature of the Spine, with Appendix on the Treatment of Flat-Foot

      Eight orig. mounted albumen photographs & illus. in the text. 4 p.l., 56 pp., 32 pp. of publisher's ads. 8vo, orig. green cloth, upper cover & spine lettered in gilt. London: H.K. Lewis, 1889. First edition of this notable orthopedic book, illustrated with eight original albumen photographs of the uncovered backs of young women with curvature of the spine. Roth (1852-1915), the son of a prominent orthopedic surgeon, devoted himself especially to lateral curvature of the spine, then common among girls and young women. He opposed the treatment by mechanical supports. A Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Roth was also one of the leading British numismatists of the period. A fine copy. Stamp of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Library on title (consigned and sold at auction in 2011). .

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        Autograph Letter signed, to George W. Childs

      â€œExecutive Mansion” letterhead: September, 30, 1889. cream paper, written in brown ink. Fine. Approximately 7 x 4-1/2 inches. 4 pp. (two pages blank) Harrison (1833–1901) was the twenty–third United States President, March 4, 1889–March 3, 1893. In this letter he declines an invitation to attend ceremonies at West Point “in connection with the presentation by you to the Academy of the portraits of Genls Grant, Sherman and Sheridan.” Childs was a Philadelphia publisher and philanthropist as well as the author of Recollections of General Grant. Harrison holograph letters as President have become very scarce .

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        SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH INSCRIBED TO JOHN DRINKWATER

      Photograph. Some staining and tape marks on the verso, but the photograph is sharp and clear. Fine. Fine 7" x 11" studio portrait by Walery, Photographer to the Queen, on a 13" x 18" matted photographer's board. INSCRIBED "with every good wish" to John Drinkwater, fellow actor and theater manager as well as the father of the poet John Drinkwater, and SIGNED and dated 1889 by Irving. The photograph depicts Irving seated holding a book with his inscription placed vertically in the upper blank margin. Born John Henry Brodribb in the Somerset village of Keinton Mandevill, the young Irving grew up in a very religious family where he first acquired an interest in capturing an audience by watching preachers in church. Inspired by his beloved American writer Washington Irving, he changed his name to Henry Irving and began his professional acting career at the age of 18. Successful as both actor and producer, Irving in 1895, at the age of 57, became the first actor ever honored with a knighthood.

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        War and Peace

      London: Walter Scott,, 1889. 4 volumes, octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spines gilt, titles and Romanov eagle to front boards gilt. Spines gently rolled with a few minor tears to tails, extremities lightly rubbed and bumped, sporadic pale marking to spines and boards, endleaves foxed; inner hinges of Vol. II cracked but holding well. A very good set. First complete translation into English from the Russian, the work of the American editor and translator Nathan Haskell Dole (1852?-1935). This English issue omits the preface to the American edition but retains Dole's editorial footnotes. Walter Scott reissued the work in two volumes in 1897. The English translation was preceded by Vizetelly's truncated version and by Clara Bell's translation from the French, both 1886. Dole was the editor of Tolstoi's Collected Works (20 volumes, 1899).

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        Tinted Lithographed Bird's-Eye View of Vancouver Waterfront, Titled:] The Harbour. Vancouver. British Columbia (from photo).

      Portland 1889 - [Portland, 1889]. Tinted lithograph ca. 23,5x37 cm (9 3/8 x 23 ½ in). Original centerfold. Recently matted. A minor tear on the top of the centrefold neatly repaired, otherwise a very good lithograph. A plate from "The West Shore: An Illustrated Western Magazin" (Portland, May 1889) depicts the Vancouver waterfront, with the first CPR station (1887) and trains, ships in the harbour, a part of the Deadman's Island, and the North Shore Mountains in the background. The plate illustrated an article "Vancouver, British Columbia" published in the magazine (pp. 227-233). "The rapidly increasing importance of this young and enterprising city entitles it to more than passing note, and The West Shore is pleased to present this month an account of its progress, present conditions and prospects, with illustrations, which will give an excellent idea of the appearance of the city. The capacity of the city for marine commerce can never be outgrown, no matter what magnitude it may attain. Its adaptability to the demands of commerce, the means it has for focusing a large volume of business at that point, and its capacity for expansion, must make Vancouver one of the most important cities of the Pacific coast. The healthful climate and location and altogether pleasant surroundings render it a very desirable residence place, and the control which it exercises over the products of the interior is already making a prominent manufacturing city. As the terminus of the longest single railway line in the world it has an advantage that places it entirely beyond competition, and to this, as well as to its natural features of excellence, is due its phenomenal growth" (p. 227).

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        The Miscellaneous Works of Lord Macaulay.

      New York and London. G.P. Putnam's Sons. 1889. - The Knickerbocker Edition. Illustrated throughout by plates and gravures. 10 volumes, complete as issued. 12mo. 5.0" x 7.25". Exquisitely bound in 3/4 gilt ruled calfskin and marbled boards. Gilt ruled spine compartments with ornate gilt tooled motifs. Gilt tooled raised bands, head and tailpieces. Gilt title morocco labels. Marbled endsheets. t.e.g. One tiny smudge to tailpiece of one volume. A Very Fine, gleaming set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Berlin, 7. V. 1889. - 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo. An die Herren Gerlach und Schenk, Kunstverlag, Wien: "Entschuldigen Sie, daß ich bis heute auf Ihre Schreiben nicht antwortete, durch sehr dringende Arbeiten fand ich immer Abhaltung. Ich wollte Ihnen hiermit mitteilen, daß ich Ihnen bis zum Ende nächster Woche meine Blätter 'Witz u. Satire' zuschicken werde". - Mit zeitgen. Eingangsvermerk.

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        Ctvero Rocních Pocasí. Obrazy k názornému vyucováni pro mládez

      I. L. Kober, Prague 1889 - Folio. 13, [1]pp (text), XXX double-page plates. Original half cloth over illustrated paper covered boards. Remarkable Czech children's book magnificently illustrated with 30 double-page chromolithographs depicting nature and the art of life through the four seasons. Covers rubbed and darkened along edges. Front hinge taped. Minor and sporadic foxing throughout. Closed tear at lower margin on centerfold of 11 plates and closed tear at upper margin on centerfold of one plate. Text in Czech. Binding in overall fair to good-, interior in good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE GREAT WAR SYNDICATE .

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co. and New York., 1889 - Octavo, pp. [1-3] 4-160, original pictorial gray wrappers printed in red. First edition. Formerly Thomas A. Janvier's copy with his signature and "Paris, June 21, 1890" written in his hand at top of title page. Janvier (1849-1913) was a close friend of Stockton and fellow writer of fantastic fiction, including the classic THE AZTEC TREASURE HOUSE. According to BAL, the first edition was published in London by Longmans, Green and Co. in January 1889 in three formats: boards, cloth-backed boards, and paper wrappers. The first U.S. edition was published by P. F. Collier in March 1889. The Collier edition was issued only in a paper binding. An important early American contribution to the future war motif. A syndicate of American businessmen directs a war against Great Britain. Use of advanced weapons, including a "motor bomb" (a sort of jet-propelled shell with tremendous explosive force), compels the British to sue for peace. An Anglo-American alliance is formed to outlaw all war. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-143; (1981) 1-155; (1987) 1-88; (1995) 1-88; and (2004) II-1089. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2104. Clareson, The Emergence of American Science Fiction: 1880-1915, pp. 262-65. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 728. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 15. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 207 (describing the UK edition). Roemer, The Obsolete Necessity, pp. 187-88. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 83. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 39. Bleiler (1978), p. 187. Reginald 13715. BAL 18894. Wright (III) 5239. This copy was professionally bound (with the original wrappers preserved) in quarter black cloth and marbled boards by U. Holzer of Boston, Massachusetts, circa 1942 or earlier. A fine copy with interesting associational value. (#104190) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

      London: David Nutt,, 1889. Octavo (194 x 123 mm). Bound by Fazakerley of Liverpool in tan crushed morocco, raised bands, titles to spine gilt, floral decorations to compartments and boards in gilt and blue, all edges gilt. Mild offsetting from turn-ins. Otherwise a fine copy, attractively bound. Signed limited edition, number 45 of 60 copies printed on japon, and signed and numbered by the publisher. The first edition to use Justin Huntly's (1859?-1936) translation, which translates 456 quatrains into English.

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        War and Peace

      London: Walter Scott,, 1889. 4 volumes, octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spines gilt, titles and Romanov eagle to front boards gilt. Spines gently rolled, extremities lightly bumped and rubbed, endleaves foxed, Vols. I & IV with pale marking to boards; Vol. I toned at spine, slightly rubbed along front joint with stitching slightly strained in places but holding fine, tear to Vol. II pp. 205-9 with no loss to text. A very good set. First complete translation into English from the Russian, the work of the American editor and translator Nathan Haskell Dole (1852?-1935). This English issue omits the preface to the American edition but retains Dole's editorial footnotes. Walter Scott reissued the work in two volumes in 1897. The English translation was preceded by Vizetelly's truncated version and by Clara Bell's translation from the French, both 1886. Dole was the editor of Tolstoi's Collected Works (20 volumes, 1899).

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        The Press and the Stage

      LOCKWOOD & COOMBES, NY 1889 - This edition is strictly limited to 250 copies; General shelf wear, bookplate on inner front board, slightly soiled covers, light foxing on covers, else, good. DATE PUBLISHED: 1889 EDITION: LMT [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Expo SoftBrands TV (Set of 5)(Chinese Edition) SHI BO SI BO SHI BO ( TAO ZHUANG GONG 5 CE )

      People's Press. hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.HardCover Pub Date: December 2010 Publisher: People's Publishing House in the hot land of the Shanghai World Expo. is pulsing with the world's most pregnant with expectation. the most anxious crowd. This the parched mentality. as early as 150 years ago. the dome of the Crystal Palace in London under the Bay Health. in 1889 under the huge shadow of the Eiffel Tower. the Seine Bay Health. Montreal. Canada in 1967. the founding of the centennial and the inaugural Asia 1970 Osaka World Expo passi... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        Views of Denver Colo. 1889.

      Denver: O.O. Howard, Jr., 1889. - Oblong 8vo., (5 6/8 x 8 inches). 25 tinted lithographed plates (last plate slightly toned). Original publisher's illustrated stiff-paper wrappers, stapled as issued (wrappers detached, backstrip torn, one or two pale stains and a bit thumbed). A charming souvenir of Denver, published about 30 years after the city's founding, featuring aerial views and depictions of important buildings and avenues. Dedicated to those "in search of heath, wealth or recreation," this compact volume gives an overview of the city of Denver, both in text and in illustration, emphasizing its quick growth into the "metropolis of the Rocky Mountain region" and outlining its history, churches, schools, banks, and booming industries. An exciting peek into our nation's westward expansion in the nineteenth century. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Megan Scauri, M.A., M.L.S., in the Rare Book Department. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Monterey County: Its General Features, Resources, Attractions, and Inducements to Investors and Home Seekers

      [Salinas, CA]: E.S. Harrison, 1889. Souvenir Edition. Hardcover. 4to. 88 pp. Double-page map of Monterey County. Illustrated throughout from photographs and engravings. "Souvenir Edition" in gilt on front board. Originally published in wrappers, the front cover likely served as the title page, as this edition has no title page, apparently as issued. Specially bound in the publisher's full brown morocco, blind-stamped decorations, front cover lettered in gilt; a Taber photograph of the Hotel Del Monte laid down to front board, AEG. From the Newton A. Cope, Sr. library with his decorative bookplate; also a Pacific Union Club wine label affixed to inside front board. A very good copy (front hinge starting; Index page partially separated; light wear to extremities; small bump to upper & lower edge). Scarce and early history of Monterey and its surroundings, including Pacific Grove, Del Monte, Salinas, Carmel, etc., Lists and describes numerous residences, ranches, and buildings, etc. Biographical sketches of prominent residents. A large edition of this work has been prepared in pamphlet form, and published for the Salinas City Board of Trade. (Rocq 5514; not in Cowan). Next day shipping. Celebrating our 20th year - all domestic orders ship with Delivery Confirmation Tracking Number - Images available upon request.

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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 - 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 First edition. Folio (21-1/2 x 15-1/4 inches). 15 chromolithographic plates after Frederic Remington, A.B. Frost, Fred Cozzens and others. 32 ff. letterpress. Period style red straight-grained morocco, spinegilt with raised bands in seven compartments, titled in gilt, brown endpapers. Phillips p. 141; Wetzel p. 146; Sherwin sale (1946) lot 238; Bruns G120; Heller 502; Bennett p.48; Tyler Prints of the West pp.127 & 174; not in Reese Stamped with a National Character [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám.

      London: David Nutt, 1889 - Octavo (194 x 123 mm). Bound by Fazakerley of Liverpool in tan crushed morocco, raised bands, titles to spine gilt, floral decorations to compartments and boards in gilt and blue, all edges gilt. Mild offsetting from turn-ins. Otherwise a fine copy, attractively bound. Signed limited edition, number 45 of 60 copies printed on japon, and signed and numbered by the publisher. The first edition to use Justin Huntly's (1859–1936) translation, which translates 456 quatrains into English.

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        A London Plane-Tree and Other Verse. Cameo Series

      London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1889-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Half brown cloth over blue paper covered boards, 7.5" x 4.5", 94 pages. Moderate wear to extremities with 0.2" loss of cloth at top of spine; traces of what appears to have been gilt spine lettering; cracked front hinge and rear beginning; old Yale Book Store price sticker on front free endpaper and small chip with 0.5" fore-edge tear on same; second blank prelim. page foxed; brown stain on top fore-corner of frontis tissue, elsewise quite good inside with crisp pages and a smattering of foxing. Preliminary page: The Proofs of this volume were corrected by the Author about a week before her death. Dedication page to Clementina Black. Two illustrations: A London Plane-Tree: The Temple Church) ; and Odds and Ends, both by J. Bernard Partridge. Shipped in box with tracking number.

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        The Reminiscences and Recollections of Captain Gronow. Being Anecdotes of the Camp, Court, Clubs, & Society 1810-1860. In Two Volumes. This Set in Finely Bound in Four Full Morocco Volumes By Riviere; & with an Extra 258 Plates (25 Hand-Coloured). )

      John C. Nimmo 1889. A STUNNING AND FINE SET, WITH BEAUTIFUL HAND-COLOURED AND OTHER PLATES.

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        Atlas of the City of Harrisburg Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

      Philadelphia: Frederick Roe, 1889. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Folio. Approx. 20"x15". Brown cloth boards with leather spine. Boards are detached. 23 double-page folding maps and plans are in very good condition. Some light edge wear to boards. Spine is very worn.

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        Eline Vere. Een Haagsche roman.

      Amsterdam, Van Kampen, 1889. Drie delen. Verguld linnen. 250; 264; 262 p. 1e druk.* Met in deel twee een contemporain eigendomsstempeltje op de Franse titel (mr. F.E. Posthumus Meyjes (1865-1926), schreef regelmatig over letterkundige onderwerpen in Onze Eeuw en De Gids).Deel 1 en 3 zijn contemporain gebonden in aardige linnen banden met preegdruk op de platten en vergulde belettering en versiering op rug en voorplat. Deel 2 is twintig of dertig jaar geleden herbonden, waarbij gepoogd is de band op de andere twee te laten lijken. Kleurstelling en belettering zijn echter toch wat anders. Al met al een niet onverdienstelijke set van deze Klassieker.

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        BUFFALO BILL's: photo originale

      - Photo 7,7 x 8,5 collée sur carton, prise vraisemblablement à Paris en 1889, lors de la première tournée de Buffalo Bill en France. Un peu passée, mais bon état. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Viking Age: The Early History, Manners, and Customs of the Ancestors of the English-Speaking Nations

      New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 1889. Two volumes in gilt lettered and decorated blue cloth. Wrapped in decorative dust jackets. Vol 1-591 pp, Vol 2-562 pp. Illustrated throughout. Shelf to extremities. Dust jackets chipped at head and heel of spine. Great survivor in rare almost complete dust jackets. Beautiful set.. 1st Us Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/VG. 8vo.

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        ALS.

      Bergen, 14. VIII. 1889. - 8vo. 1 p. To an unnamed recipient: "My best thanks for the sympathetic biographical sketch in the Leasure [!] Hours which I have read with much interest [.]." - Moderate toning, horizontal crease reinforced on verso. From the collection of Charles Williamson and Tucker Fleming.

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        Der fünfte Kongreß des Deutschen Schachbundes. Frankfurt a.m. 1887

      Leipzig: Verlag von Veit & Co, 1889 288 pages with diagrams and tables. Octavo (7 3/4" x 5 1/4") bound in half red cloth with purple stiff boards and gilt title to spine. (Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana:5223) First edition.Mackenzie capped the climax of his chess achievements by winning the first prize, ahead of Blackburne, Zukertort, Englisch, Weiss, Bardeleben, Tarrasch, and Paulsen, in the 5th German Championship at Frankfurt-on-the-Main 1887.Condition:Corners bumped and rubbed, previous owner's book plate removed from front paste down, spine sunned else a very good copy of a scarce tournament title

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        ANALISIS DEL JUEGO DE AJEDREZ. Completa obra de consulta para los aficcionados. - con todos los adelantos referentes e el ramo. Y libro á propósito para que pueda aprender dicho juego quien lo ignore del todo sin necesidad de maestro por. Presidente del Club de ajedrecistas de Mexico y miembro honorario del de la Habana.

      Habana 1889 - Materia: Libro antiguo de la segunda mitad del siglo XIX. Ajedrez. Descripción: 2 tomos en 1 volumen. 8º mayor (20 cm). 192 = 202 p. Encuadernación en holandesa piel de época con nervios y tejuelo en el lomo. Estado de conservación: Buen estado. Pequeños desperfectos en portada y últimas hojas. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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