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        Fine Autograph letter signed with initials to Lady Rosslyn, (1819-1901, Queen of Great Britain)

      1889 - (mother of 'Darling Daisy', [1861-1938, Countess of Warwick, mistress of Edward VII] by her first marriage), thanking her for her letter "giving such much better accounts of Lord Rosslyn. It is wonderful to think that he could correct the proofs of his Poems and write a dedicating address! It will give me great pleasure to accept the dedication of this new Volume. He writes so charmingly ." she ends with the hope that their "stay on board a yacht in the Mediterranean may be very beneficial .", 3 sides 8vo., on mourning paper, Balmoral Castle headed paper, 6th November small tears on folds repaired

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB]
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      JAIME SEIX EDITOR, Barcelona 1889 - 0 p. Ilustraciones xilográficas en el texto y láminas litográficas en color, incluyendo el tomo 3º un apéndice biográfico de los mas importantes farmacéuticos españoles con sus correspondientes retratos.- El gastos de envio contra-reembolso es de 5.50?

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        Odilon Redon

      The pioneering work with extensive documentation, including significant extracts from Redon's writings and the first catalog raisonné of Redon's prints. Offered is an example from the first edition, limited to 550 on handmade paper, complete with the Redon b/w original etching reserved for the book's issue in an excellent impression, clean and fresh and the rarely found publisher's paper wrappers with their elegant design, repeated with a different color scheme on the title page. Wrappers are bound-in to later cloth boards. Mellerio was intimately familiar with many aspects of Redon's life and work. They met in 1889 and became friends. Mellerio introduced Redon to the artists of the Nabis movement who were influenced by Redon. With Roger-Marx, Mellerio became the leading advocate for Redon's importance in French art. In 1894 he wrote a prefatory essay for the catalog of the Redon exhibition at the Durand Ruel Gallery, expounding what is now understood, that Redon with his new and distinctively French expression of the unconscious and dreaming mind occupied a unique and important position in modern art. ORIGINAL ETCHING: hand-pulled under the supervision of A. Porcabeuf from an 1893 copper plate, later extensively reworked by Redon, bound in with wide margins, as issued; a head in reverie, described in the catalog as, "le croquis d'un profil et tourné vers la droite" (Mellerio 25 bis), 100 x 140 mm in the plate. FORMAT: Publisher's forest green wrappers in the sewn binding, upper side with black & hunter green letters and publisher's pictorial globe logo in hunter and moss green, bound-in to later gray asparagus cloth boards, gilt ruled and lettered on the spine. SIZE: Wrappers: 280 x 226 mm or 11.02 x 8.9 inches. (Boards: 290 x 240 mm.) CONDITION DETAIL: Original Etching: Fine. Frontispiece portrait: outer edge tips with trace toning, otherwise fresh. Title page: 1 tiny spot in top margin. Plates & Pages: almost entirely clean and fresh, except a few with a small margin spot, and 4 pages with scattered small margin spots. Binding: Good: slightly askew with spine slant: joints and hinges slightly weakened. Original Wrappers: clean and bright: some rubs. Upper Side: bottom third of the fore-edge with an irregular 89 mm tear-off with loss, including its bottom corner. Lower Side: Fine. Later Cloth Boards: clean and bright: rubs: all-around light edgewear: gilt letters rubbed, and gilt ruling at foot rubbed off. EDITION NOTE: printed in letterpress in French by A. Gauthier-Villars, the fine photolithography (phototypies) by J. Barry, 1 of 475 unnumbered examples on handmade, untrimmed Arches paper (papier vélin d'Arches). (There were 75 numbered examples issued on Japon paper.) PAGINATION: Confirmed complete, 169 pages with 208 illustrations, including 1 frontispiece facsimile portrait of Redon (Plate I) and 1 original Redon etching (Plate II) on their own leaves, and reproductions of the suite of 9 drawings engraved by the Evely process that illustrate Les Fleurs du Mal by Baudelaire (1890). [3] leaves, half-title page, Plate I-frontispiece, title page, justification, and publishing statement; 166 pages with 43 b/w plates illustrating the 207 graphic works described in the Redon catalog raisonné (26 etchings, 172 lithographs, and 9 engraved drawings); [2], leaves, contents and printing information, versos blank. Introductory text with footnotes includes: notes on the works, a richly annotated bibliography, poems inspired by Redon, (one by Mellerio), an annotated exhibition history, an alphabetical list of the prints, and a substantial extract from Redon's journal [1867-1915], De Soi-Même with Quelques Notes De Odilon Redon A Monsieur A. Bonger, pp. 49-79, and Fragments with annotations from d'Une Lettre de Odilon Redon A Edmond Picard, pp. 80-84. The journal was published in its entirety in 1922 and Redon's letters [1878-1916] in 1923. Catalog raisonné with 43 plates is in 3 parts; 1) Catalogue de l'Oeuvre Gravé with the original etching as its frontispiece (Plate II), and 25 reproduced etchings on Plates III-VII; 2) Catalogue de l'Oeuvre Lithographié with 172 reproduced lithographs on Plates VIII-XLII (35 plates); and 3) Appendix to Catalogue de l'Oeuvre Lithographié, reproducing the 9 drawings that illustrate Les Fleurs du Mal on Plates XLIII-XLIV. LATER HISTORY: Mellerio and Redon maintained an active correspondence until Redon's death: Seven years after (1923), Mellerio published his second major work on Redon, a comprehensive survey, "Odilon Redon. Peintre, dessinateur et graveur." Since, 16 confirmed Redon graphic works, 7 etchings and 9 lithographs have been described and added to the contemporary catalog raisonné. REFERENCE: Druick, Odilon Redon: Prince of Dreams. Rich, Etchings and Lithographs of Odilon Redon. Art Institute of Chicago, Mellerio Archives. ADDITIONAL IMAGES: by request.

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        FAMOUS WOMEN. Jane Austen, Emily Bronte, Elizabeth Browning... Leather Library Set 20 volumes, each volume complete in itself.

      Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1889 - 1890. Bound in polished calf leather bindings. Gilded spines with raised hubs. Top edges are gilded. Marbled end papers. 6 7/8 inches tall. Approximately, 20 inches of shelf space. Jane Austen is the First Edition, printed in 1889. In excellent condition, the leather is very supple and fresh. Printed on quaity paper that is very fresh bright and clean. The hinges are all strongly attached, some rubbing, minor starting. No writing. Free of foxing. Early bookplate, over older bookplate. This Famous Women series was published over a series of years, each volume complete in itself, the list of titles include 21 titles, making this set 20 of the total 21 in the series, lacking Susanna Wesley. Titles: Emily Bronte. Jane Austen. Mary Lamb. Margaret Fuller. George Sand. Adelaide Ristori. Margaret of Angouleme. Mary Wollstonecraft. Maria Edgeworth. George Eliot. Countess of Albany. Harriet Martineau. Madame Roland. Lacking Susanna Wesley. Madame de Stael. Mrs. Siddons. Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Elizabeth Fry. Saint Theresa of Avila. Hannah More. Rachel. This is a gorgeous set, and displays beautifully.

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        Morrison & Fourmy’s General Directory of the City of Waco, 1888-89 Containing the Present State, County and City Governments, and a Complete List of All County Officials, Post Offices and Money Order Offices in Texas; Also, an Index of Societies, Associations, Churches, Corporations, Educational Institutes, the Full Name and Address of All Residents, Their Occupations or Pursuits, and a Complete Classified Business Directory, Also a Valuable Street Index or Guide

      Galveston: Morrison & Fourmy, [1889]. First edition. Lacks pp. 103-104 of the General Directory and an advertisement leaf between pp. 194-195. According to the index of advertisers, this would have been for “Wilson, J. T. St. Charles Saloon”. Covers a little rubbed at edges and lightly bumped, front hinge a little loose at bottom, albeit a very nice copy. Octavo.

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        La seconda spedizione svedese nella Groenlandia. I ghiacciai dell'interno (l'Inlandsis) e la costa orientale. Eseguita a spese del signor Oscar Dickson. Versione italiana autorizzata dall'Autore per Adolfo Massoni.

      Milano, Fratelli Treves, 1889. 1889 In-8°, pp.VIII + 528. Brossura editoriale. Con 5 tavv. in litografia (Kjellstrom) più volte ripiegate a colori e  moltissime tavv. e illustrazioni in b/n n. t. Tracce d'uso e restauri alla brossura, ma buon esemplare nel complesso. Prima edizione italiana della relazione del secondo tentativo di attraversamento della Groenlandia. l Nordenskiöld (Helsingfors, Helsinki, 1832-Dalbjö, 1901), esploratore e scienziato svedese, si volse in gioventù agli studi di geologia e mineralogia e, nel 1837, si aggregò ad una spedizione scientifica nelle isole Svalbard, territori in cui compì successivamente altre ricognizioni scientifiche. Le sue esplorazioni si indirizzarono in seguito alle regioni artiche, al comando delle navi "Vega" e "Lena", salpate nel luglio del 1878. La "Vega" rimase bloccata dai ghiacci nello stretto di Bering e fu costretta ad un lungo sverno, al termine del quale entrò nelle acque dell'Oceano Pacifico, compiendo il periplo dell'Asia sino al Canale di Suez e di lì tornando in Europa. Nel 1883 tentò sfortunatamente la traversata della Groenlandia, arrestandosi a 117 chilometri dal mare. Redasse importanti lavori di cartografia ("Facsimile Atlas", "Periplus") e narrò le sue esplorazioni in alcuni noti volumi, "Vega's färd hring Asien och Europa" e "Vega expeditionen vetenskapliga jakttagelser". Bussoli, Esplorazioni polari, p. 178; Zavatti, 209.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Galleria Gilibert]
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        Une Ville Flottante et Aventures de 3 Russes et de 3 Anglais. [ Une Ville Flottante - Les Forceurs de Blocus - Aventures de 3 Russes et de 3 Anglais en Afrique Australe]

      J. Hetzel et Cie 1889 Vignettes par Ferat, Gravures par Pannemaker et Hildibrand, 1 vol. grand in-8 cartonnage éditeur pleine percaline rouge aux deux éléphants, titre dans le cartouche, toutes tranches dorées, cartonnage signé A. Lenègre et Cie du 3ème type ((mention Hetzel sous le cartouche, médaillon circulaire à motifs noirs au plat inférieur), Bibliothèque d'Education et de Récréation, J. Hetzel et Cie, Paris, s.d. [1889 ], 4 ff., 171 pp. ; 2 ff., 202 pp., 1 f. n. ch., 4 ff. (catalogue EX) Bon état (dos lég. frotté, un coin frotté, très petits frott. marginaux au plat sup., un petit frott. en garde, qq. rouss. essentiellement aux premiers feuillets). Un agréable exemplaire. Français

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      CASSELLEdito nel 1889, London, in 4¯ grande, legatura in mezza pelle coeva con angoli, dorso a nervi con fregi, tassello al dorso con titoli in oro,tagli maculati, pagg. 427+ 61 tav. in cromolito di farfalle.Buon esemplare.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Internazionale Ulrico Hoepli]
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        L?EAU. 23 compositions par A. Sezanne de l?Academie de Bologne. Dédié à Sa Maiesté la Reine d?Italie.

      Paris, Rothschild, 1889. PRIMA EDIZIONE di 525 esemplari numerati: la nostra è una delle 200 copie con le incisioni a colori su Papier du Marais. A. Sezanne studiò all?Accademia di Belle Arti di Bologna dove divenne insegnante. Fu abile pittore, decoratore, architetto. Suo il progetto di Palazzo Majani a Bologna. In folio (cm. 44,5); bella legatura originale in mezzo marocchino blu con punte; tela azzurra con disegno in oro di Sezanne, titolo in rosso e oro; pp. 44 + 14 splendide incisioni originali a colori su cartoncino pesante con carta di protezione di August Sezanne. Macchioline di foxing. Ex libris nobiliare. Axs

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        Geschichte der Juden zu Sternberg mit dem Sakrament [Low German] (S)terneberch. Ua den bosen ioden volget hyr eyn gheschicht

      Vienna: Gilhofer, 1889. Limited edition. Very good. Wraps. 4to. 5-3/4 by 7-3/4 inches. 8pp pamphlet; woodcut illustration to first page. Likely one of 100 copies printed on old paper from the only known copy of the 1492 original, owned by Julius Krone and now lost. The original is one of several publications printed in 1492 or shortly thereafter regarding the Sternberg executions; this one printed by Matthaeus Brandis pamphlet, however, bears a complex woodcut showing the Host desecration. The text is in a combination of Low German and Latin. Edges worn, stain and an abrasion on the front page else in very good condtion. Bound with string, probably the original binding. The 1889 printing orignally had the following description: Niederdeutscher Druck von Mathäus Brandis in Lübeck um 1492. Photolithographische Reproduction. [The preface is signed Dr. F. M.]. Housed in a quarter leather chemise with marbled paper sides. See ISTC is00790260. A facsimile of this copy was issued in a limited edition in 2009.

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        Life of Thomas Hawley Canfield; His Early Efforts to Open a Route for the Transportation of the Products of the West to New England, by way of the Great Lakes St. Lawrence River and Vermont Railroads and His Connection W

      Burlington, n.p., 1889. First Edition. With Plate. Printed sheet stating that this was excerpted from the "History of the Red River Valley, North Dakota and Park Regions of Minnesota." signed and dated by Canfield. Hard Cover

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        Le Morte Darthur. By Syr Thomas Malory. The Original Edition of William Caxton

      London: David Nutt, 1889-91. Hardcover. Fine. First critical edition. 4to. Three volumes of varying thickness, uniformly bound. xviii, 861,(3); 230, 2); 338(2)pp. Recent quarter dark brown crushed morocco, red morocco lettering pieces, gilt, top edges gilt. Cloth boards. Volume One contains the facsimile of Caxton's edition; Volume Two contains Sommer's notes, glossary and bibliography of the Morte d'Arthur; and Volume Three contains Andrew Lang's introductory essay as well as Sommer's notes on the Arthurian sources. FAcsimile of Caxton's page 75 in Volume One. Three folding charts present in Volume Three. A fine set.

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        Autograph Letter, Signed

      N.p. (Hartford): N.p., 1889. (3)pp., rectos only. Dated July 15, 1889, from Clemens to his daughter, Clara, signed “Papa,” about a train disaster in Virginia. An update about the wreck arrived in a letter while Clemens was dining with his friend, Charles Dudley Warner, a fellow American writer. Clemens’s vivid description of the event brings alive the immediacy of the disaster. He writes, “... that late accident still grows & grows. There had been a washout; several hundred feet of the road were gone; two hours after midnight that sleeping-car train dashed in to that vacant space in a pouring rain, & mingled its wreckage with the chaos of rocks, weeds, rails & freshet-rubbish contributed by the washout; the crushed passengers woke up & wailed out in that rainy thick darkness; then the cheerful car-stove came to their help; & gave them light, & burnt them up.” He goes on to describe how a young girl (Miss Patty Carrington) was killed in the fire, and how the girl’s adoptive mother, Mrs. Judge Thompson, who survived the crash, lost all of her clothing and baggage containing two centuries-worth of family heirlooms as well. The accident to which he refers happened on July 2, 1889, on the Norfolk & Western Railroad line near Thaxton, VA. It was the most serious accident in the railroad’s history: seventeen people were killed and many more were injured. Clemens closes the letter on a lighter note, describing a piece by Beethoven performed by his neice: “the one where, all along & all along, half a dozen of the bass notes keep rolling back down stairs a little way — only to the first landing; & get up again & roll down again & are the darling of the piece & the charm of it.” He signs the letter, “Goodbye dear heart — write me again. Papa. P.S. I don’t mean this letter as an answer to your letter, it is merely a response.” With the original envelope addressed to Clara in Elmira, NY, where Clemens and his family kept a summer home. A dramatic and historical letter that captures Clemens’s instinct for storytelling. Fine.

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        Sylvie and Bruno [with] Sylvie and Bruno Concluded]. With Illustrations by Harry Furniss. SYLVIE AND BRUNO COMPLETE IN PUBLISHER'S BINDINGS

      Macmillan, 1889-93. 2 vols., 8vo., First Editions, with frontispieces and very numerous illustrations (a number full-page) in the text; decorative red cloth, upper and lower boards framed and blocked in gilt, gilt backs, all edges gilt, black endpapers, small cup-ring on upper board of first volume else a very good, bright, clean set.With 3pp publisher's catalogue at end of first volume.The last considerable work issued by the author.Williams 56, 66 (respectively), Williams and Madan (Green) 217, 250 (respectively).

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        A Bad Man's Sweetheart

      Toronto: The Sheppard Publishing Company, 1889. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Association copy. Inscribed by the author on the front end paper. 8 vo., 18.5cm x 13cm, [2 frontispiece, titlepage], [1]-202, [2 ads]. Re-backed with original cloth spine re-laid. Pages printed on cheap paper and thus are age-toned and brittle. Some page edge paper repairs done to the first few pages and a couple of pages with corner edge chips. . Overall very good condition now. Inscription reads " To Cousine? Rose, With many pleasant memories of the evenings during which I dedicated this little story to her. Edmund E. Sheppard Toronto, Sept 1889., Rare - only 19 copies located worldwide on Worldcat, five of which in Canada. With inscription, probably one-of-a-kind book thus. Sheppard started the famous Canadian Magazine "Saturday Night" Sheppard's magazine began as a broadsheet that kept its readers up to date on current events, Toronto's upper crust and what books to read. Originally called Toronto Saturday Night.

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        Idylls of the King

      Henry Altemus, Philadelphia, 1889. Fine with no dust jacket. First Edition Thus. First Printing. Hard Cover Expertly refurbished, tight, square and clean. All of the illustrations are tissue-protected and in perfect condition. FINE. B Drawings. Folio 13" - 23" tall. 363 pp

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      London: Hutchinson & Co. London: Hutchinson & Co.,. 1889. original bevel-edged pictorial tan cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, t.e.g., black coated endpapers.. Scattered foxing to preliminary and terminal leaves, cloth a bit. dusty, a very good copy. A superior copy of this book. First printing. copies are scarce and seldom found in decent condition. (#108348). First British edition. The colonial issue preceded this Hutchinson domestic issue by several months. 2000 copies of colonial issue and 1500 copies of English issue were published, of which this is one of 1000 hardbound copies (500 in were issued in paper covers). Of the two known variant domestic cloth issues, this one does not have the inserted frontispiece (a photographic portrait of Vogel), the top edge is gilded, and the bevel-edged pictorial tan cloth shows the Sun rising through clouds on the front cover. Utopian romance of a world of the future managed by female politicians (the president of the United States is a 35- year old woman), written by a British politician who drew upon his experience as prime minister of New Zealand. "Science fiction novel giving a panoramic view of the British Empire of the future, politically, sociologically and scientifically ...." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 220. Blackford, et al., Strange Constellations: A History of Australian Science Fiction, pp. 30-1; 229. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2270. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 1143. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 83. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 40. Bleiler (1978), p. 200. Reginald 14711.

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        Fra det moderne Amerikas Aandsliv. Orig. udg.

      Kbhvn. 1889. 255 s. Navn på foromslag samt bortraderet navn med hul tilfølge i øverste del af foromslaget, i navnets længde ca. 8,5x1 cm, uden teksttab. Snit med fugtkjold på midten

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        Morrison & Fourmyâ??s General Directory of the City of Waco, 1888-89 Containing the Present State, County and City Governments, and a Complete List of All County Officials, Post Offices and Money Order Offices in Texas; Also, an Index of Societies, Associations, Churches, Corporations, Educational Institutes, the Full Name and Address of All Residents, Their Occupations or Pursuits, and a Complete Classified Business Directory, Also a Valuable Street Index or Guide

      Morrison & Fourmy Galveston: Morrison & Fourmy, [1889]. First edition. Lacks pp. 103-104 of the General Directory and an advertisement leaf between pp. 194-195. According to the index of advertisers, this would have been for â??Wilson, J. T. St. Charles Saloonâ?. Covers a little rubbed at edges and lightly bumped, front hinge a little loose at bottom, albeit a very nice copy. Octavo.

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        Life of Thomas Hawley Canfield; His Early Efforts to Open a Route for the Transportation of the Products of the West to New England, by way of the Great Lakes St. Lawrence River and Vermont Railroads and His Connection W

      First Edition. With Plate. Printed sheet stating that this was excerpted from the "History of the Red River Valley, North Dakota and Park Regions of Minnesota." signed and dated by Canfield. Hard Cover

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        The United Service. A Monthly Review of Military and Naval Affairs. New Series. Volume 1-17 [Second Series Complete].

      8vo. Cloth. First edition. A complete run of the new (second) series from Vol. 1 (Jan. 1889)- Vol. 17, no. 4 (Apr. 1897). A wealth of information on the military, missions, travels and explorations, battles, administration, organization, weapons, ships, and more. We also have the complete run of the first series and the third series. A very good set with the bookplate of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, Commandery of the State of Illinois on front pastedowns, shelf stickers on foot of backstrip, most volumes with small stamp on title page, some with blue numerals, edges worn, some spines scuffed, one rear joint split at the rear, bindings solid, contents crisp and clean.

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        The National Shakespeare: A Fac-simile of the Text of the First Folio of 1623 (3 Volumes)

      London: William Mackenzie, 1889.. Illustrated by Sir Joseph Noel Paton. Facsimile. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall Undated, but some correspondence"The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust" and a previous owner dated 1991 states that these are from 1888-89. Bound in full dark brown morocco with sunken oval panel on each cover. Elaborate decorations in gilt with gilt dentelles and marbled eps. Spines with six compartments decorated and lettered in gold. All edges gilt. Special Edition with India-Proof engravings. All very good to fine with minimal foxing. Comedies, green leather, Histories and Tragedies, spines have faded to light brown, boards are still green.. Extra shipping/insurance will apply to this set, but we are happy to provide quotes. Further photographs available.

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        Konversations Lexicon.

      Leipzig, 1889-1892. 18 volumi (su 19) in 8vo; pp.1024, 1019, 1028, 1024, 1021, 1028, 1028, 1028, 1028, 1044, 1028, 1048, 1022, 1051, 1044, 1026, 1068, IV, 1017. Manca il volume n.18. Oltre 300 incisioni nel testo. 556 carte ed illustrazioni, delle quali 80 acquarellate. Mezza pelle editoriale. Dorso riccamente decorato con titolo e fregi in oro. Ottimo stato.

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        Noraskogs arkiv.

      Bergshistoriska samlingar och anteckningar. 1-6. Stockholm, Ivan Haeggström, 1889-1928. 8:o. VII,+ (3),+ X,+ 640 s.+ 4 planscher; 384,+IV,+ 400 s.+ 2 utvikbara kartor, en stor över Nora och en över Karlskoga härad, + en dubbelsidig karta,+ 2 planscher; IV,+ 495,+ (1) s.+ utvikbar karta, 4 planscher, varav en kolorerad,+ stort utvikbart faksimil; VII,+ (1),+ 240,+ 16,+ 241-464 s.+ 6 utvikbara kartor, varav ett stort kolorerat faksimil över Ringshytte skog,+ 3 planscher,+ 2 faksimil, varav ett utvikbart och tvåsidigt; V,+ (blank),+ 546,+ (1) s.+ plansch; (4),+ 363,+ (1) s.+ plansch. Liten fuktrand i nedre hörn i början av första häftet. Tre uniforma röda hfrbd med guldornerade ryggar, med samtliga häftesomslag medbundna. Med exlibris "G I B". Komplett svit av Noraskogs arkiv, bortsett från ett generalregister som utkom 1990. Del fem och sex utgivna postumt. Johan Johansson i Noraskog (1840-1905). Hela verket utgavs i 18 häften. Andra delen med extra titelblad "Beskrifning öfver Nora socken i Örebro län, Nora och Hjulsö Berglagers härad. Upprättad åren 1580-1858 af Er. Em. Öman". Sjätte delen med Daniel Tilas: "Dag bok öfwer hans Kongl. höghet cronprintsens prints Gustavs resa igenom Bergslagerne in sept. 1768"

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        Noraskogs arkiv. Bergshistoriska samlingar och anteckningar.

      Stockholm, Ivar Haeggström, 1889-1928. 18 häften (varav de första tre sammanbundna i en volym), Häfte 1-3: (2) + VII + (1) + X + 640 s.+ 4 planscher; häfte 4: 208 s. + 2 kartor varav 1 utvikningsbar; häfte 5: (209)-384 s.; häfte 6: VIII + (385)-784 s. + 3 planscher varav 1 utvikbar + 1 utvikningsbar karta; häfte 7: 224 s. + 1 utvikningsbar karta + 4 planscher varav 1 kolorerad; häfte 8: (225)-495 + IV + (1) s. + stort utvikbart faksimil; häfte 9: 192 s. + 1 plansch + 2 faksimil varav 1 utvikningsbart + 2 utvikningsbara kartor; häfte 10: 193-464 + VII s. + 2 planscher + 2 utvikningsbara kartor; häfte 11 (=5:e bandet, 1:a häftet): 112 s.; häfte 12 (=5:e bandet, 2:a häftet): (1) + 113-224 s.; häfte 13 (=5:e bandet, 3:e häftet): (2) + 225-337 + 1 blank s.; häfte 14 (=5:e bandet, 4:e häftet): (2) + 339-441 s.; häfte 15 (=5:e bandet, 5:e häftet): 443-546 + (2) + V s..+1 plansch; häfte 16 (=6:e bandet, 1:a häftet): 64 s.; häfte 17 (6:e bandet, 2:a häftet): 65-198 s. + 1 plansch; häfte 18 (6:e bandet, 3:e häftet): (197)-563 + (1) s. Första volymen har reva (2 cm) i bakre omslag. Häfte 4 har pappersförlust i bakre omslag. Häfte 6, 7 har författarens dedikation till Fr. Vult von Steijern på främre omslagen. Häfte 8 och 14 har naggad rygg upptill. Häfte 16 med reva i bakre omslaget nedtill. Häfte 18 med naggade omslag. Häftena är ouppskurna utom häfte 14-18.. Sviten är komplett

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        Noraskogs arkiv.

      Bergshistoriska samlingar och anteckningar. 1-6. Stockholm, Ivan Haeggström, 1889-1928. 8:o. (2),+ VII,+ (1),+ X,+ 640 s.+ 4 planscher; (2),+ VIII,+ 3-784 s.+ 2 utvikbara kartor, en stor över Nora och en över Karlskoga härad, + en dubbelsidig karta,+ 2 planscher; IV,+ 495,+ (1) s.+ utvikbar karta, 4 planscher, varav en kolorerad,+ stort utvikbart faksimil; VII,+ (1),+ 464,+ 16 s.+ 6 utvikbara kartor, varav ett stort kolorerat faksimil över Ringshytte skog,+ 3 planscher,+ 2 faksimil, varav ett utvikbart och tvåsidigt; V,+ (blank),+ 546,+ (1) s.+ plansch; (4),+ 363,+ (1) s.+ plansch. Del 1-4 i halvpergamentband med guldornerade ryggar med röda och gröna titel- resp. deltiteletiketter, marmorerade snitt (Gustaf Hedberg, och del 5-6 i mörka hfrbd med guldornerade ryggar med Riksarkivets ryggstämpel i guld och med samtliga häftesomslag medbundna. Del 1-4 ur Ericsbergs bibliotek, med dess exlibris, och 4-5 ur Riksarkivets bibliotet, med dess stämplar och utgallringsstämplar. Första bandet med främre inre pärmpapper något skadat, p.g.a. exlibriset. Komplett svit av Noraskogs arkiv. Del fem och sex utgivna postumt. Johan Johansson i Noraskog (1840-1905). Hela verket utgavs i 18 häften. Andra delen med extra titelblad Beskrifning öfver Nora socken i Örebro län, Nora och Hjulsö Berglagers härad. Upprättad åren 1580-1858 af Er. Em. Öman. Sjätte delen med Daniel Tilas: Dag bok öfwer hans Kongl. höghet cronprintsens prints Gustavs resa igenom Bergslagerne in sept. 1768. Ett generalregister utkom 1990

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        Victoria, B. C. 1889 [bird's-eye view]

      Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada: Ellis & Co., publishers of "The Colonist", 1889. Tinted lithographic bird's-eye view after R.H., numbered on the image with a linked identifying index beneath. 27 1/4 x 42 1/8 inches. A fine image: Victoria viewed from high above the straits of San Juan Fuca, looking north Rare: Reps records just 8 examples (4 in Canada and 4 in the United States). Reps notes that the artist is 'R.H.' but gives no further information. The key beneath identifies 63 places or buildings of interest (including the publisher's offices on Government Street) and all the main streets are also identified. Victoria was founded by the Hudson's Bay Company in 1843 as Fort Camosun as a fur trading post, the settlement was later called Fort Victoria, in honour of Queen Victoria. When the crown Colony of Vancouver Island was established in 1849, a town was laid out on the site and made the capital of the colony. The Chief Factor of the fort, James Douglas was made governor of the colony, and would be the leading figure in the early development of the city until his retirement in 1864. With the discovery of gold on the British Columbia mainland in 1858, Victoria became the port, supply base, and outfitting centre for miners on their way to the Fraser Canyon gold fields, mushrooming from a population of 300 to over 5000 literally within a few days. In 1866 when the island was politically united with the mainland, Victoria remained the capital of the new united colony and became the provincial capital when British Columbia joined the Canadian Confederation in 1871. Victoria was incorporated as a city in 1862. ... In 1886, with the completion of the Canadian Pacific Railway terminus on Burrard Inlet, Victoria's position as the commercial centre of British Columbia was lost to the city of Vancouver. The city subsequently began cultivating an image of genteel civility within its natural setting, an image aided by the impressions of visitors such as Rudyard Kipling, the opening of the popular Butchart Gardens in 1904 and the construction of the Empress Hotel by the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1908. Amon Carter Catalogue 1867; Catalogue of the National Map Collection. National Archives of Canada H3/640-Victoria-1889; Hébert & Dempsey Panoramic Maps of Cities in the United States and Canada 1077; Reps 38 (8 copies).

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        Egenhändigt skrivet och undertecknat brev till skådespelaren Gabriel Alw.

      Med kuvert, adresserat till »Skådespelaren Hr Gabriel Alw / Dramatiska Teatern Stockholm (Suède)», poststämplat Sorrento / Napoli 8.3.26. Brevet daterat »Pensione Dania, Capo di Sorrento den 6. 3. 26.» 3 s. »Tack för Ert brev, som jag läst med intresse. Det förefaller mig vara en mycket god idé med dessa dramatiska sketcher, en form av uppläsning som det verkligen är mening med. Men det förutsätter att Ni har några sådana dramatiska småting på hand. Det går nog ej för en >ordentlig> författare att i en hast åstadkomma ett eller annat dylikt, ty det är såvitt jag förstår en synnerligen krävande form - förutsatt att det skall bli något av värde. [...] Möjligen kunde ju tänkas att bland vad jag redan skrivit finns något som Ni skulle kunna använda. T. ex. första enaktaren i Den svåra stunden (i boken Teater), en liten sak med blott två roller. Det är längesen den skrevs men jag tror att den ej är utan värde och har något visst suggestivt. Då den nyligen uppförts på en liten scen i Paris lär den efter vad man sagt gjort verkan. [...] Annars har jag kommit att tänka på möjligheten att läsa något prosastycke av mig. Jag har skrivit några sådana som enligt min mening egentligen har något visst dramatiskt i sig, ej berättande. T. ex. Den fordringsfulla gästen (första avdelningen, den om hotellgästen; förekommer i Valda sidor). Eller kanske hellre Frälsar-Johan (Valda sidor), liksom förutnämnda en monolog - ett förvirrat fattighjon som tror sig vara mänskornas frälsare. [...] Vad mina saker beträffar, så kan de nog ej tänkas lämpliga i annat än ett på det hela taget allvarligt program. Om ni möjligen tänker Er ett lättare sådant, mera allmänt underhållande, så måste jag säga att jag ej vill komma ifråga. Annars gärna.». Gabriel Alw (1889-1946) var skådespelare, verksam på Dramaten i Stockholm 1925-1946. Han spelade bland annat den viktiga rollen som >En man> i Per Lindbergs uppsättning av Han som fick leva om sitt liv 1928, och är även känd för sin inläsning av Tegnérs dikt »Det eviga» i den första sändningen av Dagens dikt - ett av Sveriges radios mest eviga program - den 1 februari 1937.<p>Vid denna tid var Lagerkvist nygift med Elaine Sandels sedan drygt tre månader, och de första åren bodde paret i Frankrike och Italien. I ett brev till Henrik Sörensen nio dagar efter brevet till Alw, från samma plats, beskriver Lagerkvist sig själv och Elaine som »alldeles förbaskat lyckliga»

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        Demonology and Devil-Lore. Two volumes.

      New York: Henry Holt, 1889.. 8vo. (9 x 5.75 inches). pp.xv, [i], 428; xi, [i], 478. B/w illusts. Original black cloth, gilt decorated to front covers, gilt to spine, red ruled. Volume I covers marked, with white smear to spine and rear cover. Volume II front cover splashed and split to outer joint, not affecting integrity of binding. Coated endpapers, paper split to all inner hinges, revealing webbing, but again not affecting integrity of binding, which remains firm. Light stain to fore-edge of both Volumes. Occasional pencil marks. O/w contents clean and bright. No foxing. A Very Good set in two volumes. In stock in UK for immediate despatch. We are members of the P.B.F.A. Enquiries welcome; click on a link to contact direct.

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        Dieci Quadri della Galleria Sciarra. Fototipie a Cura di Francesco Paolo Michetti con Cenni Storici a Critici Raccolti da Leone Vicchi

      NP NP: NP , [1889]. First edition. Hardcover. g. Elephant folio. 48, [4]pp. Original crushed morocco with gold lettering on front cover. Marbled endpapers. Decorative borders, initials and tailpieces. Exquisite work reproducing ten paintings in phototype of the Sciarra Gallery, each painting being accompanied with an historical and critical note by Leone Vicchi. The paintings compiled in this study are the following: - Mantegna: Ritratto incognito - Perugino: S. Sebastiano - Francia: Madonna col Bambino e due Santi - Vinci: Modestia e Vanità - Fra Bartolomeo da S. Marco: Madonna col Bambino e S. Giovannino - Tiziano: La Bella - Raffaello: Il suonatore di violino - Bronzino: Ritratto incognito - Caravaggio: I Giuocatori - Reni: La Maddalena Moderate rubbing and soiling on binding. Pages foxed throughout. Text in Italian. Binding and interior in overall fair to good condition.

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        Storia dei popoli della lucania e della basilicata per ... roma, loescher, 1889

      2 voll. in.-8, pp. (4), 405, (1); (2), 350, leg. m. perg. coeva con cart. dec. ai piatti. Invio autogr. dell'A. Il primo vol. riguarda la Lucania con capitoli sul nome della regione, i popoli, le colonie, la guerra di Pirro, di Annibale, de' Socii contro Roma, le condizioni civili, politiche, religiose, economiche e la topografia dell'antico regime con appendice a complemento della topografia. Il secondo vol. riguarda la Basilicata con capitoli sui Longobardi, il Castaldo di Lucania, i paesi della regione, lo stato di Melfi, il feudo e il comune, la popolazione, la lingua, con 3 appendici riguardanti la tavola osca di Bantia, le parole del dialetto di origine dal greco e i saggi dei dialetti della provincia. Manca alla Platneriana che cita altre opere dell'A. (Moliterno 1827 - Roma 1908), storico ed economista italiano. [362]

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        Noraskogs arkiv. Bergshistoriska samlingar och anteckningar.

      Stockholm, Ivar Haeggström, 1889-1928. Sex volymer, (2) + VII + (1) + X + 640 s.+ 4 planscher ; VIII + 784 s. + 2 utvikbara kartor + 1dubbelsidig karta + 2 planscher ; IV + 495 + (1) s.+ utvikbar karta + 4 planscher, varav en kolorerad + stort utvikbart faksimil ; VII + (1) + 464 + 8 + 16 s. + 4 planscher och 7 utvikbara kartor och faksimil ; V + 1 blank + 546 + (1) s.+1 plansch ; (1) + 1 blank + (2) + 363 + (1) s. + 1 plansch. Bruna halvskinnband med guldornerade ryggar och fyra upphöjda bind, marmorerade pärmar. Komplett. Gott skick

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        The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Edited by W.T. Blanford. Fishes Vol. I-II.

      London, Taylor and Francis, 1889. Royal8vo. 2 orig. full cloth. Richly gilt spines. Very light wear to edges.Uncut. Small stamp on titlepages. XVIII,548;XIV,509 pp. and 164+177 fine textillustrations of fishes. Clean and fine.. First edition of this classic work, describing 1400 species

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        Magnifique Publication Illustree JEAN LOUP par Emile Richebourg

      Succursale Cheret Paris: Succursale Cheret. (c.1889). Large poster by Jules Cheret illustrating a "penny dreadful" novel by the French author Emile Richebourg. Framed. Small, faint waterstains along the bottom edge, else an about fine, attractive, if somewhat lurid image of a woman abed either prostrate or dead, a man strangling another man on the floor next to an apparently dead, or at least very thirsty, dog. Shipping at cost. .

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        LE DANEMARK -- Histoire et géographie, langue, littérature et beaux-arts, situation sociale et économique. Publié Avec Le Concoours de Savants Danois. Avec Une Carte en Couleur

      Copenhague (Copenhagen): Andr.-Fred. Höst & Fils, Éditeurs, 1889. (Denmark; its history and topography, language, literature, fine-arts, social life and finance ) ________ Luxuriously bound in full blue morocco by MARIUS MICHEL (about 10" x 6 3/8") :: Spine with five raised bands with gold across each; framed spine panels richly gilt with floriated designs, second panel with title, and place/date at bottom of spine; front and back boards with two double sets of gilt fillets around perimeter; all board edges with double gilt rule; wide elaborate turn-ins with marbled endpapers; all page edges bright gilt. Multi-color head- and tail bands and multi-colored ribbon page marker. Hint of wear at very bottom spine cap and very tip of one corner, else EXTREMELY BRIGHT AND Sparkling binding. ________ PAGINATION: title page, viii, 297 pp., (1, blank), Table des Matières, double-page colored map, 1 page ads. ________ Opposite the title page: "Cet Exemplaire a Été Imprimé Pour Madame Christian Höst A Copenhague." This is indeed her copy with her &#39;CHR Host" bookplate on the front pastedown! ________ Text is exceedingly clean and bright, all house in an exquisite BINDING BY MARIUS MICHEL. ________ (Note: An informative biography of this book&#39;s author is translatable on Wikipedia)

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        A Naturalist in North Celebes. A Narrative of Travels in Minahassa, the Sangir and Talaut Islands, With Notices of the Fauna, Flora and Ethnology of the Districts Visited.

      London, John Murray, 1889. XV + 392 + 28 p. Illustrated with one coulered plate, 2 maps, 6 plates and illustrations in the text. Publisher´s black cloth with gilt lettered title and decoration. 22,5 X 15 cm. Exlibris (John Eriksson). Weak inner hinges. Rubbed spine at top and bottom

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        Germinie de Lacerteux. Pièce en dix tableaux. Précédée d'un prologue et suivie d'un épilogue. Tirée du Roman d'Edmond et Jules de Goncourt.

      Paris; G. Charpentier et Cie, 1889. First ordinary edition. (4, 2 blanks) + [vii] + (1) + [viii] + 134 pp. Dark-blue half leather (Anker Kyster, Copenhagen) with gilt decorations on spine, marbled boards and endpapers, gilt top edge. Both covers preserved. Spine ends worn, as are two of the corners. A light scratch mark in outer margin of pp. 73 & 74. Outer margin of pp. 90/91 with minor loss. Underscorings on six pages in the preface. Name and bookplate (Bror-Axel Sjögren), and two other bookplates with the initials ''C. E.'' and ''A. J.'' First edition of the dramatized version of Germinie de Lacerteux. The novel, published in 1865, was based on the double life of the brothers' maid, which was discovered after her death in 1862. Inscribed: "à Oscar Méténier / souvenir amical / Edmond de Goncourt". Oscar Méténier (1859-1913), French playwright and novelist, co-founder of the Théâtre Libre, wrote stage adaptions in collaboration with Paul Alexis of Les Frères Zemganno (1890) and Charles Demailly (1893)

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        History of the State Of Colorado Embracing Accounts of the pre-Historic Races and Their Remains, the Earliest Spanish, French and American Explorations Etc

      The Blakely Printing Co, Chicago, 1889. First Edition. Full Leather. Very Good. 3 volumes in blindstamped calf. Chipping with a bit of loss to spine ends, otherwise lovely copies. 3 volumes of 4, illustrated. Filled with portraits and landscape engravings. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 lbs 0 oz. Category: American History; Inventory No: 033875. .

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        LIST Of CHINESE MEDICINES. China. Imperial Maritime Customs. III. - Miscellaneous Series: No. 17

      Shanghai:: Published at the Statistical Department of the Inspectorate General of Customs,. 1889.. 10-7/8" x 8-5/8". 1st edition. x, 493, [1 (blank)] pp.. Original publisher&#39;s green cloth spine over printed yellow paper-wrapped boards. Printed paper title label to spine.. General edgewear, with old rebacking [95% of original spine laid-. down]. Abrasion to front board, with minor loss of text [see image].. Front paste-down with old Customs label affixed. Title leaf with. old repair along gutter. Some prior owner annotations. Withal, a VG. copy.. A massive work that, even though compiled by British Customs to track mercantile activity, essentially forms an encyclopedic reference for thousands of Chinese medicines - roots, grasses, barks & husks, twigs & leaves, flowers, seeds & fruits, insects, toads, sundries, &c, &c.Ê The medicine [name in Chinese, English (or Latin) & &#39;Transliterated According to Wade&#39;] is presented in tabular form, listed under each province, with the amount and value of each commodity provided, as well as the English & Chinese name, and production source location. Of especial note is the "General Alphabetical List of Chinese Medicines", pp 432 - 493. An invaluable historic commerical record for the subject, OCLC records just 5 holding institutions, of which just one is in the United States. ABPC shows just one copy coming to auction these past 30+ years, and that in 2000. Rare in the trade.

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        Carica di cavalleria. Ricordo ai componenti la Società delle Belle Arti in Firenze. Anno Sociale 1889

      Acquaforte su carta di Cina applicata su cartoncino leggero, lastra mm. 253x468 su foglio di 470x620. In basso a sin. 'G. Fattori' a stampa. La lastra fu incisa nel 1883 - 1884 ispirandosi ad un omonimo dipinto esposto da Fattori nel 1882. Si tratta dell'edizione originale tirata, nel 1889, in soli 50 esemplari riservata ai soci della Società di Belle Arti (Ricordo ai componenti la Società delle Belle Arti in Firenze - Anno Sociale 1889). Timbro a secco al marg. bianco inf. della Società di Belle Arti. Bella impressione, molto fresca. (Cfr. Bonagura, p. 27, n. 22).

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        The Cornish Post and Mining News: Nos. 1 to 68;

      Camborne & Redruth, by Victor Humphrys for the "Cornish Post and Mining News" Co., Ltd., 1889-1890.. HARDBACK, quarter-calf, with cloth covered boards, gilt lettering and blind-embossed rules on spine. Weekly editions from September 14th 1889 (No. 1) to December 24th 1890 (No. 68) inclusive, 500mm x 600mm, (18" x 23.25"), corners slightly rubbed, some of the papers have chipped and torn edges where they have been slightly offset when bound, some pages repaired at edges, copy no. 1 missing some text where repaired at a tear and bottom and fore-edges. A unique historical document in the History of Mining and Cornish culture; full of local and national news, local advertisements, local and national mining news. The Paper was printed from 1889 to 1944 when it was incorporated into The Cornishman - which is still produced today (in Penzance), a very rare item, no other paper copies of the newspaper were found on the internet only reference to some copies stored on microfilm in the Cornish Studies Library.

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        Autograph Letter Signed, on University of Pennsylvania letterhead, but penned from London, March 9, 1889

      In full, "The proof is all right-so far as it relates to myself, will you kindly send me 24 admission tickers. Faithfully, Eadweard Muybridge." Signed with his usual flourish.

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        Broken Shackles

      Toronto : William Briggs, 1889. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo. 304 p. : ill. ; 19 cm. A slight rippling to the cover and minor edgewear with crushed end spines. Inside pages are age toned and sporadic spotting. Previous owners name written on back of frontis piece. Generally very good copy. Broken shackles by Glenelg. [pseud.], with portrait of "Old Man Henson,"in his slavery days called "Charley Chance," and a number of illustrations and the front. of "Old Man Henson," . Previous owners with gift inscription "Helen Maxwells from D. B. Rutherford August 1890" Quite rare., In 1889, &#39;Broken Shackles&#39; was published in Toronto under the pseudonym of Glenelg. This very unique book, containing the recollections of a resident of Owen Sound, Ontario, an African American known as Old Man Henson, was one of the very few books that documented the journey to Canada from the perspective of a person of African descent. Henson was a great storyteller and the spark of life shines through as he describes the horrors of slavery and his goal of escaping its tenacious hold. His times as a slave in Maryland, his refuge in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and his ultimate freedom in Canada are vividly depicted through his remembrances. The stories of Henson&#39;s family, friends and enemies will both amuse and shock the readers of this book. It is interesting to discover that his observations of life&#39;s struggles and triumphs are as relevant today as they were in his time.

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        Sylvie and Bruno [and] Sylvie and Bruno Concluded by Lewis Carroll; [each] with forty-six illustrations by Harry Furniss [2 vols]

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1889/1893. Near Fine -. Furniss, Harry. 2 volumes (xxiii, [1], 400 p.; xxxi, [1], 423 p.): each with frontispiece and 45 in-text and full-page illustrations; 19 cm. Full straight-grain scarlet morocco with six spine compartments between raised bands. Burgundy morocco spine labels with gilt-tooled title and author; gilt-tooled decoration in remaining spine compartments with date at tail; triple gilt-ruled borders on both boards with gilt-tooled rose in corners. Gilt-tooled edges and turn-ins. All page edges gilt. Binder&#39;s stamp on front free endpaper verso: Morrell, Binder, London. First edition. Each volume includes humorous index. Original pages of advertisements following text not bound in. In Near Fine- Condition: edges slightly rubbed; very minimal foxing; otherwise clean and tight in a beautiful binding.

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        La Basilique de Saint-Marc à Venise étudiée au double point de vue de l`art et de l`histoire sous la Direction du Prof. Camillo Boïto. Traduction D´Alfred Cruvellié. Éditeur: Ferdinand Ongania. 2 vol.

      Venice, 1889. 1138 pp. Half-vellum with printed title on spine. Illustrated with vignettes.. Clean copy in fine condition. Lacking the folio volume with 33 plates. Edited by Ferdinand Ongania. (Porto kr. 40,- på brevforsendelser i Danmark)

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        Firelog - Engine Co. 45 log from January 5, 1889 - April 15, 1889

      New York: New York Fire Department. Good; Signed by All Authors. 1889. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. A unique collectible and historical piece of Americana in Good condition. While the leather surface on the spine is eroded and the boards are rubbed and bumped along the edges, the unrestored binding itself is firm and tight and the condition of all 500 (none missing) pages is exceptional, none is loose, very clean appearance throughout, except the occasional fingerprinting or ink smudging from actually compiling the log. In the original marbled end-papers with the original sticker of Maverick & Wissinger, provider of stationery and the blank log book; The handwritten log of Brooklyn&#39;s Engine Company 45 from January 5, 1889 - April 15, 1889. An account of exceptional detail of the whereabouts of firemen, alarms and events, repairs and feeding of horses. Often with multiple entries per hour, 500 pages full of entries create a most authentic picture of the occurences in the Fire Department. Includes names, residences, designations, and signatures of the various fire men. Engine Company 45 (The Bronx) started out as Chemical Engine 3 on January 1, 1874. It was later reorganized to Engine 45 on April 23, 1879.On January 1, 1898, the Cities of New York with the Bronx, Brooklyn, Long Island, parts of Queens County and Staten Island merged into the Greater City of New York. The Brooklyn Fire Department became part of the FDNY on January 28, 1898 with the companies being renumbered on October 1, 1899 .

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        Carica di cavalleria. Ricordo ai componenti la Società delle Belle Arti in Firenze. Anno Sociale 1889

      Acquaforte su carta di Cina applicata su cartoncino leggero, lastra mm. 253x468 su foglio di 470x620. In basso a sin. 'G. Fattori' a stampa. La lastra fu incisa nel 1883 - 1884 ispirandosi ad un omonimo dipinto esposto da Fattori nel 1882. Si tratta dell'edizione originale tirata, nel 1889, in soli 50 esemplari riservata ai soci della Società di Belle Arti (Ricordo ai componenti la Società delle Belle Arti in Firenze - Anno Sociale 1889). Timbro a secco al marg. bianco inf. della Società di Belle Arti. Bella impressione, molto fresca. (Cfr. Bonagura, p. 27, n. 22).

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        Babbage&#39;s Calculating Engines. Being a Collection of Papers Relating to Them; Their History, and Construction. [Compiled by Henry Prevost Babbage.]

      London: E. and F.N. Spon, 1889. First edition. The principal source of information for the technical operation of Babbage&#39;s Difference and Analytical engines, and a rare book on the market. <br/><br/> & &#147;Toward the end of his life, Babbage began assembling his own and other&#39;s previously published writings on the Difference and Analytical Engines with the intent of publishing a history of the machines, but died before he could accomplish this task. He had the first 294 pages of this work typeset and printed on slightly varying types of paper during his lifetime. It would appear that its purpose was to collect the most significant published writings, many of which had appeared as obscure pamphlets or in little-read journals, together with a listing of what remained unpublished, including all of Babbage&#39;s notebooks and engineering drawings [listed on pp. 271-294], in the hope that his unfinished projects might be completed at some future date. The book was completed by Babbage&#39;s youngest son, Major-General Henry Prevost Babbage, to whom Babbage had bequeathed his calculating engines and everything pertaining to them. <br/><br/> & & &#147;Were it not for this volume and the bibliography of Babbage&#39;s works published both here (on the last three printed pages of the book) and in Babbage&#39;s autobiography, Babbage&#39;s achievements might have been forgotten. As it turned out the information was never implemented literally, probably because construction of the mechanical Analytical Engine was just too complex a project for any organization except a government to undertake. Yet Babbage&#39;s ambitions and his ideas remained alive in the minds of people working in mechanical computation long after his technology had fallen into obsolescence. When Vannevar Bush suggested in 1936 that electromechanical technology might be the way to realize &#145;Babbage&#39;s large conception&#146; of the Analytical Engine, he cited this volume among his references; and in building the electromechanical Harvard Mark I, Howard Aiken saw himself as fulfilling Babbage&#39;s ambition&#148; (OOC).<br/><br/> Hyman 254; OOC 94 (modern reprint only); Van Sinderen CB80, showing that Babbage listed a History of the Analytical Engine as being &#147;in the press&#148; in 1864. & 4to: 287 x 225 mm. Pp. [8], 342, [4]. Portrait, folding table, 15 plates (several folding, including 1 large-folding, with some repairs to the margin). Modern dark green cloth in imitation of the original binding, &#147;Babbage&#146;s Calculating Engines&#148; lettered in gilt on upper board and on spine, some leaves browned due to acidic paper, old repairs to folds of some plates, armorial bookplate on title verso.

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        Narrative and Critical History of America Eight volumes in sixteen

      1889. Winsor, Justin, ed. Narrative and Critical History of America. Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1889. Eight volumes in sixteen. Limited edition, numbered 287 of 550. "Large Paper" (9" x 13") edition, white paper covered boards, paper spine label. Exterior a bit soiled, rubbed, some edges slightly chipped. Untrimmed edges. Engraved frontis. portrait of editor. All volumes profusely illustrated with facsimiles, maps, portraits, etc. Each volume indexed separately, the final volume containing a general index. A very nice set of this important, encompassing reference work. * "Composed of critical essays by different writers covering American history in detail to the adoption of the Constitution and briefly to about 1850. The most valuable parts of the work are the critical essays on the sources and Mr. Winsor&#39;s notes, which together form an exhaustive and generally critical account of the printed and manuscript sources and of the secondary authorities on American history. The volumes are rich in facsimiles of maps, historical illustrations, and portraits. For the student it is the most useful and valuable work on American history that he can possess." Larned, The Literature of American History 404. The legal scholar will find much of interest in the treatment of the establishment of state and federal governments and the statesmen involved, early trade and treaties with other nations, especially among the Americas, slavery and slave-trade, and more. Justin Winsor [1831-1897] was the librarian at Harvard College, the first president of the American Library Association, and editor of the well-regarded four volume The Memorial History of Boston. Dictionary of American Biography X:403-404. Howes, U.S.iana, 1650-1950 (2nd ed.) 578.

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        LEAVES OF GRASS with Sands at Seventy & a Backward Glance o&#39;er Travel&#39;d. Richard Maurice Bucke&#39;s Copy

      Camden, New Jersey: Self Published, 1889 Whitman, Walt. LEAVES OF GRASS with Sands at Seventy & a Backward Glance o&#39;er Travel&#39;d Roads. Camden, New Jersey, [May 31st,] 1889. Privately Printed. First edition thus. 8vo., 382pp + 20pp. Late 20th-century limp black morocco, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A very good copy showing some use with some modest restoration to the spine crown & corners. Custom clamshell case. One of only 300 copies of Leaves of Grass printed in commemoration of Whitman&#39;s 70th birthday, boldly signed by Whitman on the title page. With six portraits of the author, including the famous original mounted frontispiece photograph with a butterfly resting on his finger. This copy is further enhanced by its association with Whitman&#39;s great friend & his literary executor, Richard Maurice Bucke, who has inscribed & signed the front fly-leaf: "J. N. Greenshields from his friend R. M. Bucke [three line quotation from "I Sing The Body Electric", these lines underscored in the text] Asylum, London, Ont. 6 Nov. &#39;95." Greenshields was a prominent Montreal lawyer & important financier. Bucke was born in England & raised in Canada, studied medicine & served as superintendent of the London, Ontario Asylum for the insane from 1877 until his death in 1902. He wrote two enthusiastic studies of Whitman; Walt Whitman: A Contemporaneous Study, [1883] [was the first biography of Whitman ever written] & Walt Whitman: Man and Poet, [1897]. Bucke helped edit Whitman&#39;s Complete Writings, [1902] & In Re Walt Whitman, [1893]. Bucke&#39;s Cosmic Consciousness, [1901] reflects much of Whitman&#39;s mysticism. "Whitman&#39;s influence over Bucke, a prematurely modern man smothered by the starched collars & repressed sexuality of the period, was profound. Whitman&#39;s fearless, infectious enthusiasm, prodigious lust for life & distain of convention consumes Bucke & frees him from his social bondage". An important & notable Association Copy. "When the superintendent of the Canadian insane asylum, Dr. Maurice Bucke, meets poet Walt Whitman, his life and that of his wife and patients is radically changed. Like Dr. Bucke, Whitman has avant-garde ideas on the subject of mental illness. "Dreamers" is based on true events." - From a review of the 1990 NFB film Beautiful Dreamers, staring Rip Torn as Whitman & Colm Feore as Bucke.. Signed by Author. 70th Birthday Edition.

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