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        DELLA VITA E DELLE OPERE DI PIETRO TENERANI. Del suo tempo e della sua scuola nella scultura.

      Le Monnier, Firenze 1889 - Prima edizione. Opera dedicata a Michelangelo Caetani. Cm.21,3x13,8. Pg.XVI, 592. Legatura coeva in mz.pelle e mz.tela con titoli e filetti in oro al dorso. Con 15 tavole fototipiche su cartoncino rigido fuori testo. Minimo strappo alla velina protettiva del ritratto all'antiporta . Edizione originale, ed unica pubblicata, della principale biografia del celebre scultore carrarese. Nato nel piccolo ma importante centro marmifero di Torano, Pietro Tenerani (1789-1869) compì gli studi alla Accademia di Belle Arti di Carrara, per poi trasferirsi definitivamente a Roma ove fu allievo dello scultore danese Bertel Thorvaldsen, Tra i sottoscrittori del manifesto del purismo italiano nel 1843, ebbe grande fama e fu presidente dell'Accademia di San Luca a Roma, presidente dei Musei Capitolini e dal 1860 direttore dei Musei Vaticani. 1050 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LETTERA AUTOGRAFA FIRMATA.

      1889.. 1 p. (mm. 208 x 134), datata: S. Agata 19 Set. 1889, indirizzata a “Egr. Signor Pizzi”, di 11 righe: “Sono in dovere di prevenirla che il Comm. Pirati ha di già scritto al Ministro per l'affare che la riguarda. / Felicissimo di averle reso questo piccolo servizio mi dico con tutta stima / Suo G. Verdi”. Con piccoli tagli sapientemente restaurati, altrimenti ben conservata.

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        Traite de Mecanique Celeste [4 Volumes]

      Gauthier-Villars et Fils 1889 - Paris, 1889-1896. 4to, X, 474 + XIV, 552 + IX, 427 + XII, 548 pp. First two volumes in publisher's black decorative cloth, last two are in later quarter red pebbled cloth over marbled paper. A very nicely preserved set in very good condition with excellent contents. Some ownership marks erased from endpapers, very thin superficial tears to cloth at seams of Vols. III and IV. Very good condition overall / tres bon etat. Tisserand's major work, the last volume of which was published just before his death. He fuses the research of Laplace and others into a single work. An important document in late nineteenth century astronomy. Titles are as follows: Vol. I: Perturbations des Planetes d' Apres la Mèthode de la Variation des Constantes Arbitraires. Vol. II: Theorie de la Figure des Corps Celestes et de Leur Mouvement de Rotation. III: Expose de l'Ensemble des Theories relatives au Mouvement de la Lune. Vol. IV: Theories des Satelites de Jupiter et de Saturne. Perturbations des petites Planetes. A quite well preserved set overall. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A very large albumen paper photograph, reproducing an illuminated address presented to John Dunn Esq. J.P. of Mount Barker (1802-1904), member of Parliament and prominent wheat merchant and miller in early colonial South Australia), by the workers of J. Dunn & Co. on the occasion of his retirement in May 1889. The address, the original of which was illustrated and illuminated by W.G.P. Joyner, gives an indication of the scale and importance of Dunn's enterprises: '. . . by your persev[er]ance, energy and strict integrity you have overcome all obstacles, and today you have the satisfaction of leaving to your successors the largest milling and wheat business in the Southern Hemisphere'

      - Image size approximately 325 x 263 mm, on the original ruled mount (visible surface 430 x 365 mm), framed and glazed. The photograph is beginning to lift slightly at two corners; mount slightly soiled at one corner; frame a little scuffed and marked; overall in excellent condition. On the reverse is the paper label of 'S. Solomon, Photographer, 51 Rundle Street, Adelaide'. An article in the 'South Australian Chronicle' for 8 June 1889 describes the circumstances of the presentation of the address, and describe the original in detail. 'The address is the work of Mr. Joyner, and is one of his most artistic productions . . . The words and the signatures, which number 105, being those of most of the leading employés, are situated in the centre, while all around are well executed paintings of a number of the mills belonging to the firm, taken from photographs. In the left-hand corner there is a painting of the site of the original mill at Hay Valley . . . On the top are Mr. Dunn's residence at Mount Barker ['The Laurels'] and the Dunn Memorial Church, which that gentleman presented to the residents of Mount Barker, while the right hand corner is occupied by a view of the firm's stores and offices in Freeman-street [Adelaide, now Gawler Place]. On the left side of the address there are views of the mills at Wilmington, the old mill at Port Adelaide, and at Mount Barker, and two representations of the new Roller Eclipse mill at Port Adelaide. On the other side the Nairne mill takes precedence, while underneath it is the gem of the collection the works at Port Pirie, including some of the shipping of the port with the railway in front. The Port Augusta and Bridgewater mills are represented, and an excellent portrait of Mr. Dunn is also included in the set.' A number of the source photographs are to be found in a Dunn family photograph album, now held by the State Library of South Australia [PRG 1485/3]. Dunn's entry in the 'Australian Dictionary of Biography' records that '[he] retired in 1889 and died at Mount Barker on 13 October 1894. The firm's eleven mills, five with the most modern machinery, then represented an investment of £150,000. They annually had an export trade of some 20,000 tons of flour to Britain, Western Australia, New South Wales and South Africa, some 400 employees, and a payment to farmers of £500,000'. Please use the 'Ask Bookseller a Question' link below to confirm availability and postage charges.

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        Projet de code de commerce de la rÈpublique argentine rÈdigÈ par dÈcret du pouvoir exÈcutif de la nation

      Arthur Rousseau/FÈlex Lajouane, 1889. 1 721 pp. "Hommage de l'auteur" manuscrit sur le 1er plat. Tampons de bibliothËque. Annotations sur la page de garde. Dos factice (toile adhÈsive) avec titre manuscrit et un autocollant. DÈchirures et manques sur les plats (conservÈs) et la coiffe supÈrieure. Couverture salie. Etat moyen FranÁais

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        Troldtøj: Folkesagn I Nutidsliv

      Ernst Bojesens, Copenhagen - 1889 - 90. Folio full light brown morocco stamped in gilt and dark brown. Gilt-decorated turn-ins. All edges gilt. Colorful marbled endpapers. Double-page pictorial title precedes the printed half-title and title page. With wonderful, ethereal photogravure chapter-heading illustrations by Joachim Skovgaard and August Jerndorff and in-text vignettes throughout by Thorvald Bindesbøll. Light scattered foxing; spine and upper rear board just slightly mellowed to a deeper brown, else a fine copy. A triumph of Danish fantasy illustration in a superb binding. Rare thus. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de la bête du Gévaudan, véritable fléau de Dieu, d'après les documents inédits et authentiques

      - Saint Martin de Boubeaux, chez l'auteur, 1889. Très fort volume In-12 broché de 1040 pages, sous double étui. L'auteur, l'Abbé Pourcher, curé de Saint Martin de Boubaux, érudit local, imprimait lui même ses ouvrages. Son Histoire de la bête du Gévaudan, fruit d'inlassables recherches dans les fonds d'archives et l'écoute de la mémoire collective est l'ouvrage le plus fiable et le plus recherché sur ce mystère encore inexpliqué qui fit couler beaucoup d'encre. Petit scotch en dos, Ex-libris. Edition originale de toute rareté, bel exemplaire. La librairie offre aux clients d'AbeBooks 15% de réduction sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 1500 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Russland.

      Leipzig, Baedeker 1888 (August 1889). - 2. Aufl. L, 442 S. Mit 9 Karten u. 15 Plänen. OLn. (minimal fleckig). Hinrichsen D 458.- Um ein Kapitel Süd-Russland erweiterte Auflage. Enthält neben dem damals zu Russland gehörenden Generalgouvernement Warschau u.a. auch ein Kapitel über die Ostseeprovinzen Russlands.- Flieg. Vors. und Titelblatt gestempelt,Titelblatt zusätzlich mit hs. Eintrag von alter Hand, sonst sehr gut erhalten. Recht selten! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Unterwegs Antiquariat M.-L. Surek-Becker]
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        Curiosa]. À l'Ombre ou mes ébats chez les ingénues. Traduit pour la première fois de l'anglais, par les soins de la Société des bibliophiles cosmopolites.

      Imprimerie de la Société cosmopolite, Londres 1889 - In-8 de 107-(1) pp. non rogné, percaline verte éditeur. Première édition française établie pour le Musée secret du Bibliophile anglais. Curiosa anonyme publié à Londres en 1888 sous le titre Sub umbra or sport among the noodles il fut adapté en France par les soins de la Société (factice) des bibliophiles cosmopolites créée par Jules Gay pour faciliter l'édition d'oeuvres érotiques. Un des 500 exemplaires sur vergé illustré sur le titre d'une vignette représentant un satyre à la chèvre. Bel exemplaire en cartonnage éditeur. Tirage différent de Pia, Enfer, 4 ; Perceau, Bibliographie du roman érotique, 67. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bonnefoi Livres Anciens]
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        Pigsticking

      London - Harrison and Sons 1889 - An instructional work on boar hunting. A lovely copy of this sought after work. Illustrated throughout with drawings by the author. 25 plates throughout. The first edition of this work. Written by Lieutenant General Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, a British army officer. His work Scouting for Boys inspired the ScoutMovement and he wasthe founder and firstChief Scout of The Boy Scouts Association and founder of the Girl Guides. Condition: In a full cloth binding with gilt stamping to the spine. Externally, excellent with minor bumping to thehead and tail of spine. and a few spots to the front board. Internally, firmly bound. Several gatherings remain uncut at the foredge. Pages are bright andgenerally clean throughout. Overall:NEAR FINE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dictionnaire universel d'histoire et de géographie = (Kamûs ul-a'lam : Tarih ve Cografya Lugati ve Tabir-i Esahla Kaffe-i Esma-i Hassayi Camidir). [ Text in (Arabic) Ottoman Turkish ]. (Complete set in 6 volumes)

      Constantinople (Istanbul), Mihran Imprimeur, 1889 - 1898 [1306-16 ]. 6 vols. Half leather. Together ca. 4800 pp.; 24.5x17 cm. - (ex-libris stamp on endpapers, paper browned, some pages professionally restored) Although very good set in fine bindings. See picture. More pictures on request.

      [Bookseller: Boekhandel - Antiquariaat Emile Kerssema]
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        The Blue Fairy Book

      The First Andrew Lang Fairy Book in Fine condition complete with signed & inscribed letter from Andrew Lang dated 1889. First edition. 8vo. 390pp + 16pp ads. Publisher's blue boards with gilt decoration to front board & spine. All edges gilt. A fine copy with clean & fresh boards with a coupleof the tiniest marks only. From the Thomas Hutchinson collection with bookplate & shelf number. A superb copy. Thomas Hutchinson 1856-1938 lived in Northumberland & was a published poet & a childrens book collector on an heroic scale; he had two library sales, one in Sothebys, 1905 & a three day sale held by Anderson & Garland of Newcastle in 1921. Hutchinson had constant correspondence with authors of the time and often tipped this into his books with associated contemporary author ephemera. This copy has such ephemera tipped in onto the endpapers (the collection hallmark) along with an important Andrew Lang letter most probably to Hutchinson dated 1889 stating "The book is only meant for children, and a preface would only annoy them and so it is confined to the full grown editions....."; also a manuscript hand written envelope has been tipped in from G. P. Jacomb-Hood dated '92 - one of the original illustrators. The Lang letter is of importance as it is contemporary with the Blue Fairy book & reveals Lang's wishes & intentions - interestingly written before any of the other Fairy Books had been published.

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        CANTIGAS DE SANTA MARIA DE DON ALFONSO EL SABIO.: 2 VOL.

      - 1889 Luis Aguado, Madrid Introducción , extractos bobliografía de Sr. Marqués de Valmar. . Il. col. 226+CXXVIII+XXXIV+213 p. ; 214-796 p. 33x25 cm. Enc. PLENA PIEL con il. doradas. Exterior algo rozado. Papel de hilo. GRAN FORMATO. Para ver o recibir fotografías de los libros puede ir a nuestra web. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Narrative and Critical History of America

      1889. WINSOR, Justin, editor. The Narrative and Critical History of America. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin, (1889). Eight volumes bound in 16. Royal octavo, contemporary three-quarter black pebbled morocco, raised bands, marbled endpapers and edges, top edges gilt. $3800.Early edition of this monumental illustrated historical survey of the American continents, 16 large volumes in handsome publisher's morocco.This copiously illustrated work is composed of numerous in-depth essays by leading historians of the day, including Winsor himself. It is particularly valuable for its inclusion of the text of early documents and other primary sources, a number of which are illustrated in facsimile. Winsor's contributions are notable for his close attention to the evolving cartography of North America; “[Winsor] rapidly became the leading cartographer in the United States, and through his study of maps solved a number of historical problems which had previously been insoluble” (DAB). “If competently revised and brought more nearly to date, would be the most useful single work on the Western hemisphere, its history, cartography, and bibliography” (Howes W578). First issued in smaller octavo format from 1884 to 1889. Slight rubbing to extremities. A near-fine, handsome set.

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        BALESTRERI, Umberto.

      60 lastre stereoscopiche in vetro, conservate in tre caricatori originali. - La collezione comprende inoltre uno stereoscopio a lenti della Gaumont a carrello mobile, una macchina fotografica stereoscopica modello Ica-Plaskop con 6 lastre entro custodia in pelle nera. L'importante spedizione fu guidata da Aimone di Savoia, Duca di Spoleto e vi presero parte Lodovico di Caporiacco, Mario Cugia ed il geologo Ardito Desio, il colonnello medico Gino Allegri, il fotografo Massimo Terzano, il radiotelegrafista Angelo Anfossi, due guide di Courmayeur (Bron e Croux) e tre alpinisti: Umberto Balestreri (capo carovana in assenza del comandante), Vittorio Ponti e Giuseppe Chiardola. In base alla documentazione allegata al materiale ed alla cronologia degli spostamenti redatta sul sito della Società Geografica Italiana è possibile attribuire la gran parte di questi scatti al Balestreri, autore dell'esplorazione della valle Shaksgam nel versante cinese del K2, raggiunta salendo al passo Mustagh e discendendo per il ghiacciaio Sarpo Laggo; nella parte alta della valle scoprì i ghiacciai di Staghar e Singhi. I toponimi attribuiti sulla cartografia a valichi, monti e ghiacciai sono in buona parte ancora oggi in uso. Umberto Balestreri, nato a Brescia nel 1889 da famiglia piemontese, fu grande alpinista ed il più giovane magistrato d'Italia; morì nel 1933 in un crepaccio sul ghiacciaio del Morteratsch nel Massiccio del Bernina. Le 60 lastre in vetro misurano 12,9x5,9 cm e riportano due fotografie ognuna, con al centro il titolo e la data scritti a penna. A parte 7 senza titolo né data, le fotografie coprono il periodo dal 27 marzo al 10 luglio 1929: vedute di montagne, nevai, ghiacciai, laghi e scalate, di grande qualità fotografica. Il supporto in vetro conferisce maggiore profondità e luminosità all'immagine tridimensionale. Il visore in metallo, a base esagonale, è alto 33 cm, ha la regolazione del fuoco ed una manopola che permette lo scorrimento delle immagini. Si accludono alcuni articoli d'epoca relativi al Balestreri e l'indice manoscritto del secondo caricatore. Straordinaria documentazione relativa ad una delle grandi esplorazioni italiane; l'estrema fragilità del supporto in vetro rende queste lastre fotografiche endash; per lo più in ottimo stato di conservazione endash; di grande rarità. (Si unisce il solo volume di testo e fotografie, senza l'atlante:) Aimone di Savoia-Aosta, Desio A., La spedizione geografica italiana al Karakorum (1929). Storia del viaggio e risultati geografici, Roma, Arti Grafiche Bertarelli, 1936. In-4 gr, pp.(24), 568, XLIV, leg. tela con titolo al dorso ed al piatto superiore. Con 253 tavole in bianco e nero, 13 facsimili del testo del Savoia nel testo, e 34 illustrazioni fuori testo. Prima edizione in tiratura limitata di 2200 esemplari impressi su carta bianca fine, esemplare n°749. Dettagliata cronaca della spedizione pubblicata sette anni dopo l'impresa. Aimone di Savoia-Aosta, Desio A., La spedizione geografica italiana al Karakorum (1929). Storia del viaggio e risultati geografici, Roma, Arti Grafiche Bertarelli, 1936. Desio A., Itinerari percorsi durante la Spedizione Geografica Italiana al Karakorum (1929), in Bollettino S.G.I, 1930, pp. 163-181 e 277-300. G. Garimoldi, Storia della fotografia di montagna, Ivrea 2007. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco]
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        The Nursery "Alice"

      London: Macmillan and Co.,, 1889 [1891]. Tall octavo. Original cream cloth-backed cream glazed pictorial boards, title to front cover red and black. Colour frontispiece with tissue-guard, 19 colour illustrations after John Tenniel. A little wear to extremities, light foxing to endpapers, boards toned and slightly soiled, a minor loss to lower fore corner; a very good copy. First edition, second issue ("The People's edition"), priced at two shillings on the title page. The original printing of this condensed version of Alice for younger readers was discarded by Dodgson in much the same way as its 1865 predecessor. Dodgson rejected the entire first edition of 10,000 copies in 1889, which was printed on toned paper, on the grounds that the pictures were "far too bright and gaudy". The first 4,000 rejected sheets were sent to America for publication under the imprint of Macmillan & Co. of New York, and a second edition of 10,000 copies was prepared for the UK in 1890. The most notable alteration in the second editions was the printing of the sheets on white rather than toned paper and the altered illustration of Alice and the Cheshire Cat on p. 34, removing Alice's profile. After the publication of the second edition, the remainder of the first printing sheets, retaining the original illustration of Alice and the Cheshire Cat on p. 34, were bound up to form the "People's Edition" of 1891, priced at two shillings, as in this copy. In 1896 copies of this issue were withdrawn from sale and offered to hospitals. Uncommon thus, with only five copies traced at auction: copies are overwhelmingly met in the second edition.

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        Kingsley's Works

      MacMillan, London 1889 - 6 vols. Contemporary red half calf, decorated spine. Alton Locke Hypatia Yeast Hereward the Wake Two Years ago Westward Ho A handsome series. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE LOST INCA: A TALE OF DISCOVERY IN THE VALE OF THE INTI-MAYU. By the Inca-Pancho-Ozollo ... [pseudonym]

      New York: Cassell & Company, Limited, [1889].. Octavo, pp. [1-4] [i-ii] iii-iv 1-287 [288-292: blank] [note: first and last two leaves are blanks], inserted double-page map, original decorated mustard cloth, front panel stamped in brown and black, spine panel stamped in black and gold, rear panel stamped in blind, white endpapers with floral pattern printed in gray-green. First edition. "Envisions and extrapolates the progress through the centuries of an underground Inca nation in the arts, sciences and government. Thoughtful and inventive as well as being a good adventure story." - Stuart A. Teitler, Kaleidoscope Books, Catalogue 51 (1984), 61. "Lost Incan society with advanced technology presented as a eutopia." - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 82. Teitler and Locke (2013) 953. Reginald 07698. Eaton Catalogue III, p. 182. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Not in Wright. Some silverfish tracking on front cover, small abrasion on front paste-down where a small book label was removed, a tight, very good copy with no binding wear. A nice bright copy of a rare book. (#149756)

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        History of woman suffrage (6 volume complete set) (V. 1. 1848-1861; v. 2. 1861-1876; v. 3. 1876-1885; v. 4. 1883-1900; v. 5-6. 1900-1920)

      Rochester, N.Y. : S.B. Anthony; National American Woman Suffrage Association, 1889-01-01. 2nd. Hardcover. Good. 6 volumes. Bound in publisher's red cloth. 25 cm. Good bindings and covers. Library stamps and markings. Besides the library stamps (mostly to the end pages), pages are unmarked. Volume 3 has an old water stain. An important work on the history of American Women's right to vote, written by those that waged the battle for women's suffrage. Anthony used Mary Wollstonecraft's "A Vindication of the Rights of Women" as a model of her history (the first volume is dedicated to her). Anthony attempted to document the struggle up to the ratification of the 19th Amendment. "We hope the contribution we have made may enable some other hand in the future to write a more complete history of 'the most momentous reform that has yet been launched on the world—the first organized protest against the injustice which has brooded over the character and destiny of one-half the human race.'" Vol 1, p. 8. 1. 1848-1861; v. 2. 1861-1876; v. 3. 1876-1885; v. 4. 1883-1900; v. 5-6. 1900-1920. Vol. 4 edited by Susan B. Anthony and Ida Husted Harper; vols. 5-6 edited by Ida Husted Harper. Vols. 5-6 published by the National American Woman Suffrage Association. Includes indexes. BM 24: 86 (630); LC. This is an oversized and heavy set, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

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        The Physics of the Earth's Crust - Second Edition, Revised

      London / New York: Macmillan & Co. Ltd. (1889), 1891. Second Edition, With Appendix. Blue Cloth. Near Fine. 360 Pp, Title Page Indicates Second Edition, Dated 1889; This The Enlarged 1891 Issue, With 60 Pp Appendix At End, New Title Page Dated 1891. Second And Best Edition, With The 1891 Appendix, As Issued 1891. Fisher Described The Mechanism Of Plate Tectonics In 1881, Ascribing It To Convection Currents In The Earth's Molten Interior. This Work On Continental Drift Went Unnoticed Or Ridiculed, But Was More Consistent With Modern Science Than The Criticisms Of His Work. An Unopened Copy [Pages Still Attached Along Top Edge]. Black Endpapers Immaculate, Binding Firm, No Names Or Marks. Very Scarce.

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        B. F. Stevens's Facsimiles Of Manuscripts In European Archives Relating To America 1773-1783 with Descriptions, Editorial Notes, Collations, References, and Translations (25 Volumes)

      London : Photographed and printed by Malby & Sons, 1889-01-01. Hardcover. Good. 25 Volume set. 1889-1898. Limited edition of 200 sets, the photographic negatives were destroyed. Issued only to subscribers. Bound in contemporary 1/2 red Moroccan leather. Red cloth boards. Gilt spines. TEG. Marbled endpapers. Rebacked, boards reattached. Wear to extremities. Bookplate and stamp to title page corner from Case Western Reserve University. Pages white, clean and unmarked. Contents: v. 1-24. no. 1-2107 facsimiles; 352 portrait plates; v. 25. Chronological Index: Conclusion. Numerical arrangement of the documents, with their dates added. Chronological arrangement. Alphabetical arrangement of the documents by writers and receivers. Subject matter index. <br> This set is the result of almost thirty years of work by Benjamin Stevens. Stevens meticulously prepared and searched through libraries in England, France, the Netherlands and Spain to compile his archives. He photographed 2107 documents relating to the American Revolution, covering the period from 1763-1784. "The documents cover secret intelligence work of the British and French government, Lord North’s two Conciliatory Bills of 1778, the Commission of 1778 to restore peace, Deane’s letters and memoirs to the French government in reference to French aid to America, letters of Chief Justice William Smith, a loyalist, to Mr. Eden, the capture and imprisonment of Henry Laurens, the negotiation and signing of the Treaty of Peace in Paris, and correspondence of the Marquis de Lafayette, Richard Oswald, and Lord Viscount Stormont, British Ambassador in Paris." - University of Kansas Library. An immense and rare resource for research on the political, diplomatic, and military phases of the Revolution. Many of the documents remain otherwise unpublished. Includes maps and charts. The index volume provides an invaluable cross-referencing and indexing of the inclusive documents. After the super limited printing, the photographic negatives were destroyed. Rare in any condition. Howes S954. British Museum Catalogue 24:240. <br> This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

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        ANNO DOMINI 2000; OR WOMAN'S DESTINY

      London: Hutchinson & Co., 1889.. Octavo, pp. [i-vii] viii [1-3] 4-331 [332: blank] [333-336: ads], inserted frontispiece (photographic portrait of the author), original pictorial gray cloth, front and spine panels stamped in red, yellow, black and gold, top edge untrimmed, slate coated endpapers. First edition, British issue. The colonial issue preceded this Hutchinson domestic issue by several months. 2000 copies of the colonial issue and 1500 copies of the 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 has the inserted frontispiece, plain untrimmed top edge, and non-bevel-edged pictorial gray cloth showing a semi-nude woman 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. Binding a bit leaned, cloth worn at spine ends and corner tips, edges rubbed, spine panel darkened, recto of half title leaf and verso of last leaf of ads tanned (interaction with acidic endpapers), small chip from last leaf of ads, a good copy. This book does not age well; this copy is better than most of the other copies we have seen. (#148846)

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        The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

      Chatto & Windus, London 1889 - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. 1889 UK edition. Publisher: Chatto & Windus, London. Original red binding with gold letter and black blind stamping of scenes. Binding is in very good plus condition, fading to the spine (as usual). Contents clean. 309 pages plus ads in back dated January 1890. 5 ½ x 7 ¾ . A nice copy of a fairly scarce UK edition of Tom Sawyer. The first issue dated 1876 sells for $40,00 to $50,000. Inventory #11-392. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ANNO DOMINI 2000; OR WOMAN'S DESTINY

      London: Hutchinson &amp; Co., 1889.. Octavo, pp. [i-vii] viii [1-3] 4-331 [332: blank] [333-336: ads], inserted frontispiece (photographic portrait of the author), original pictorial gray cloth, front and spine panels stamped in red, yellow, black and gold, top edge untrimmed, slate coated endpapers. First edition, British issue. The colonial issue preceded this Hutchinson domestic issue by several months. 2000 copies of the colonial issue and 1500 copies of the 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 has the inserted frontispiece, plain untrimmed top edge, and non-bevel-edged pictorial gray cloth showing a semi-nude woman 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. Binding a bit leaned, cloth worn at spine ends and corner tips, edges rubbed, spine panel darkened, recto of half title leaf and verso of last leaf of ads tanned (interaction with acidic endpapers), small chip from last leaf of ads, a good copy. This book does not age well; this copy is better than most of the other copies we have seen. (#148846)

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        Französisches Schloß mit Soldaten.

      - Aquarell, braun und grau laviert, über Bleistift, auf chamoisfarbenem Velin, rechts unten signiert, bezeichnet und datiert &#132;W. Paris. RMA 1889". 17,5:25,2 cm. Geringfügig fleckig, verso an den Rändern Reste alter Verklebung. Paris war vor allem als Vedutenmaler, daneben auch als Landschaftsmaler in London tätig, wie einige Aquarelle im Besitz des Victoria und Albert Museums, London, nahelegen. Reisen unternahm er in die Normandie, nach Jersey und Venedig.

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        THE MARQUIS AND THE MOON: A STORY ..

      Cincinnati: Robert Clarke & Co, 1889.. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-39 [40: blank], flyleaves at front and rear, original tan cloth, front cover stamped in gold, white endpapers with floral pattern printed in green. First edition. This fantastic romance was published simultaneously in cloth and in printed paper wrappers. Aided by the power of "green electricity," a liquid which transmits matter along the Moon's rays, an American visitor to Italy and his companion, an Italian alchemist, are transported to the Moon, which is populated by former inhabitants of Earth. The American falls in love with the Princess of the Moon and literally leaves his heart when he is forced to return to Earth. The Moon is "represented as Coleridge's Xanadu, where princesses and demons dwell and Alph the Sacred River runs underground. Also contains a time travel element -- the hero returns to Earth 30 minutes before he left." - Locke, Voyages in Space 132. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy. p. 143. Reginald 09189. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Wright (III) 3394 (locating 3 copies). Touch of rubbing to cloth along outer joints, fore-edge of front free endpaper wrinkled, a bright, very good copy. Rare. (#147620)

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        THE LOST INCA: A TALE OF DISCOVERY IN THE VALE OF THE INTI-MAYU. By the Inca-Pancho-Ozollo ... [pseudonym]

      New York: Cassell &amp; Company, Limited, [1889].. Octavo, pp. [i-ii] iii-iv 1-287 [288: blank] [289-296: ads], inserted double-page map, original yellow wrappers printed in black. First edition. Issued in cloth and in paper wrappers as "Cassell's Sunshine Series of Choice Fiction," volume one, number 39, 15 November 1889, this being one of paperbound copies. "Envisions and extrapolates the progress through the centuries of an underground Inca nation in the arts, sciences and government. Thoughtful and inventive as well as being a good adventure story." - Stuart A. Teitler, Kaleidoscope Books, Catalogue 51 (1984), 61. "Lost Incan society with advanced technology presented as a eutopia." - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 82. Teitler and Locke (2013) 953. Reginald 07698. Eaton Catalogue III, p. 182. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Not in Wright. Printed on pulp paper stock which is tanned. Small chips from upper and lower fore-edge corners early and late, but paper still fairly supple, tape mend along fore-edge of left edge of map (the back side), some loss at spine ends, cover a bit dusty, a very good copy overall. A rare book, especially in the paper binding. In fact, the only intact example we have seen or heard of. This copy was part of the Stuart Teitler collection of lost race fiction.(#153379)

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        Abhandlungen 1 1889 -1902

      Tektonische Studien an Hydroidpolypen: I. Die Campanulariden und Sertulariden. Mit 12 Abbildungen im Texte Gustav Fischer Jena 1889 Zur Theorie der Tierischen Formbildung Sonderabdruck aus dem Biologischen Centralblatt Von der Entwickelung einzelner Ascidienblastomeren,1895. Zur Analysis der Potenzen embryonaler Organzellen,1895. Experimentelle Untersuchungen am Ctenophorenei 1895 mit Tafeln. über den antheil zufälliger individueller Verschiedenheiten an ontogenetischen versuchtsresultaten Mit 1 Figur-1896 Betrachtungen über die Organisation des Eies und ihre genese mitt 13 Figuren im Text-4896 über einige primäre und sekundäre Regulationen in der Entwicklung der Echinodermen mit Tafel-1896 Vierteljahresschrift der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft zur Analyse der Reparationsbedingen bei Tubularia-1896 Die Maschinentheorie des Lebens-1896 Einige Worte der Erklärung Separat Abdruck aus dem Archiv für Entwicklungsmechanik der Organiesmen 1897. Über den Werth des biologischen Experiments-1897 Von der morphogener Elementarprocesse Aphoristische Betrachtung-1898 Über rein mütterliche Charatere an Bastadlarven von Eciniden mit 8 Figuren-1898 Die Lokalisation morphogenetscher Vorgänge mit 3 Figuren-1898 Studien über das Regulationsvermögen der Organismen mit 2 Figuren-1899 Die isolirten Blastomeren des Echinidenkeimes mit 20 Figuren-1900 Studien über das Regulationsvermögen der Organismen mit 13 Figuren 1900 Prof.Wilh.Roux Kritisches und Polemisches-1902 Über ein neues harmonisch äquipotenielles System und über solche Systeme überhaupt mit 7 Figuren Studien über das Regulationsvermögen der Organismen die Restituionen der Clavellina Lepadiformis mit 6 Figuren N-16A-Nr.106

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        Tijdschrift over boomteeltkunde, bloementeelt en moeshovenierderij. Orgaan van den boomteeltkundigen kring van België.(6 niet-opeenvolgende jaargangen)

      Gent C. Annoot-Braeckman 1875-1876-1881-1886-1887-1889 - Gebonden, groene halfmarocaine uniforme bandjes met goudopdruk op rug, 6 vols., 384+378+320+384+384+384pp., 14x22.5cm., talrijke z/w gravures in textu, 66 chromolitografiën (10+12+10+12+12+10). Bandjes met gebruikssporen en kleine beschadigingen, sommige boekblokken wat losjes in de band, tekst en chromo's in goede staat. Zeldzame collectie van 6 jaargangen van dit zeldzame en gezochte Nederlandstalige tijdschrift. Geïllustreerd met prachtige chromolitho's. 0 g.

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        14 alte Original-Fotos von Schloss Rosenburg und Ort Rosenburg im Kamptal

      - Original Fotos im Format ca. 12,8 x 16,7 cm, nach 1889, aber vor 1900 - Fotos von Photograph Alfred Lorenz (eingeheiratet in die Familie Springer, Gars, Mühlenbesitzer, später höherer k.k. Beamter in Wien, sehr umtriebiger "Hobby"-Fotograf, hat teilweise regional kleine Bücher und Postkarten veröffentlicht u.a. bei Julius Kiennast Gars am Kamp, hat sich auch als Schriftsteller versucht usw.). Fotos aufgezogen auf Fotokarton 24,8 x 22 cm. Ein Foto leicht stockig, ansonsten aber gute Erhaltung. - Stammt aus dem Vorlass eines Botschafters i. R., ein Nachfahre und weitläufig Verwandter des Fotografen. - Bankverbindungen in Österreich und Deutschland.

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        Geschichte der Königlich Preußischen Fahnen und Standarten seit dem Jahre 1807

      1. + 2. Band. Berlin, Verlag Mittler & Sohn, 1889, Gebundene Ausgabe, Halbledereinband Großformat, 529 + 408 Seiten, 16 Farbtafeln mit Fahnen, Standarten und Fahnenbändern, unter Verwendung der alten Einbände neu gebunden, dies jedoch kaum zu sehen, sonst Zustand 2 (T1720) (T1720)

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        Geschichte der Königlich Preußischen Fahnen und Standarten seit dem Jahre 1807,

      1889 - 1. + 2. Band. Berlin, Verlag Mittler & Sohn, 1889, Gebundene Ausgabe, Halbledereinband Großformat, 529 + 408 Seiten, 16 Farbtafeln mit Fahnen, Standarten und Fahnenbändern, unter Verwendung der alten Einbände neu gebunden, dies jedoch kaum zu sehen, sonst Zustand 2 (T1720) (T1720) Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 700 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Geschichte der Königlich Preußischen Fahnen und Standarten seit dem Jahre 1807

      1. + 2. Band. Berlin, Verlag Mittler & Sohn, 1889, Gebundene Ausgabe, Halbledereinband, Großformat, 529 + 408 Seiten, 16 Farbtafeln mit Fahnen, Standarten und Fahnenbändern, Einbände, insbesondere Rücken berieben, Zustand 2- (T266) (T266)

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        Geschichte der Königlich Preußischen Fahnen und Standarten seit dem Jahre 1807,

      1889 - 1. + 2. Band. Berlin, Verlag Mittler & Sohn, 1889, Gebundene Ausgabe, Halbledereinband, Großformat, 529 + 408 Seiten, 16 Farbtafeln mit Fahnen, Standarten und Fahnenbändern, Einbände, insbesondere Rücken berieben, Zustand 2- (T266) (T266) Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 700 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Album de Cromos "Parera" .

      . Ed. Parera Editores. - . . . 1 Vol. . 95 H. pp. Gran Folio. Media Piel. Artes Gráficas (Diseño gráfico), Filatelia / Numismática / Postas / Coleccionismo , Grabados , Siglo XIX . Magnífico álbum de cromos de la última década del siglo XIX. (circa 1889-1900). Dividido en 16 series temáticas, a su vez formadas por varias láminas de 15 ó 16 cromos en fototipia, orlados y montados sobre ilustraciones litográficas de autores como Fabrés o Saura, impresas en gran formato sobre papel de alto gramaje. Los cromos representan a personajes famosos de la época y están agrupados por la razón de su celebridad: actrices, monarcas, vedettes, políticos, militares. En total son 95 folios y más de 1425 cromos. .

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        LE MORTE DARTHUR

      David Nutt, London 1889 - Reprint of the original edition of William Caxton, printed at the Ballantyne Press. Two volumes. xviii, 861p. This is the text volume (extended into two volumes). Two volumes were added later with bibliographical history and sources. Hence the glossary and Andrew Lang's essay are not included. Bound in half black morocco with marbled sides and endpapers, t.e.g., the spines with gilt titles and simple panel ornaments. The most famous version and the first in English prose of all the legends which have collected about King Arthur (PMM 29). Reprint of the original edition of William Caxton, printed at the Ballantyne Press [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Capital: A Critical Analysis of Capitalist Production Translated from the third German Edition, by Samuel Moore and Edward Aveling, and edited by Frederick Engels.

      New York Appleton & Co. 1889 - The First American Edition MARX, Karl. Capital. A Critical Analysis of Capitalist Production. Translated from the third German Edition, by Samuel Moore and Edward Aveling, and edited by Frederick Engels. New York: Appleton & Co., 1889. First American edition. Octavo (8 7/16 x 5 1/2 inches; 214 x 140 mm). xxxi, [1, blank], [1]-816 pp. Original full yellow cloth with spine lettered and ruled in gilt. Boards triple ruled in blind. Yellow coated endpapers. Previous owner's small name stamp on page ix. Some moderate shelfwear, spine a bit chipped at extremities. Back outer hinge and board edges and corners with some rubbing. Spine lightly sunned. Inner hinges with some repairs. Overall a very good copy. In 1867 appeared the first volume of Marx&#146;s treatise Das Kapital, in which he propounded his theory of political economy. After the death of Marx this was completed from his papers by Engels. It is a criticism of the capitalistic system under which, according to Marx, a diminishing number of capitalists appropriate the benefits of improved industrial methods, while the labouring class are left in increasing dependency and misery. Marx holds the view that the price of a commodity should be the remuneration of the labour required to produce it, and that it fails to be this because capital exacts a share of the price, while competition among the workers obliges them to accept less than their proper due. The remedy for this state of things Marx finds in the total abolition of private property, to be effected by the class war. When the community has acquired possession of all property and the means of production, it will distribute work to each individual and provide him with the means of sustenance: From everyone according to his faculties, to everyone according to his needs. Karl Marx&#146;s Capital can be read as a work of economics, sociology and history. He addresses a myriad of topics, but is most generally trying to present a systematic account of the nature, development, and future of the capitalist system. There is a strong economic focus to this work, and Marx addresses the nature of commodities, wages and the worker-capitalist relationship, among other things. Much of this work tries to show the ways in which workers are exploited by the capitalist mode of production. He also provides a history of past exploitations. Marx argues that the capitalist system is ultimately unstable, because it cannot endlessly sustain profits. Thus, it provides a more technical background to some of his more generally accessible works, like The Communist Manifesto. Einaudi. Goldsmiths'. Kress. HBS 67818. $3,000 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        14 alte Original-Fotos von Schloss Rosenburg und Ort Rosenburg im Kamptal

      Original Fotos im Format ca. 12,8 x 16,7 cm, nach 1889, aber vor 1900 - Fotos von Photograph Alfred Lorenz (eingeheiratet in die Familie Springer, Gars, Mühlenbesitzer, später höherer k.k. Beamter in Wien, sehr umtriebiger "Hobby"-Fotograf, hat teilweise regional kleine Bücher und Postkarten veröffentlicht u.a. bei Julius Kiennast Gars am Kamp, hat sich auch als Schriftsteller versucht usw.). Fotos aufgezogen auf Fotokarton 24,8 x 22 cm. Ein Foto leicht stockig, ansonsten aber gute Erhaltung. - Stammt aus dem Vorlass eines Botschafters i. R., ein Nachfahre und weitläufig Verwandter des Fotografen. - Bankverbindungen in Österreich und Deutschland.

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        A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT. By Mark Twain [pseudonym]

      New York: Charles L. Webster & Company, 1889.. Square octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-xv [xvi] 17-575 [576: blank] [577-578: ads], flyleaves at front and rear, 220 illustrations by Dan Beard, original pictorial olive-green cloth, front panel stamped in black, blue-gray, and gold, spine panel stamped in gold, blue-gray endpapers with floral pattern printed in gold. First edition. Second state without small S-like ornament between "THE" and "KING" in caption on page [59]. The U.S. edition was to have been published 10 December 1889, but copies were apparently released earlier (DLC deposit copy recorded 5 December 1889). The Chatto & Windus edition was published 6 December 1889 as per the author's instructions. Twain's "best and most influential work of SF ..." - Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. 1247. "The classic 'dark' epoch collision projected backward in time ... the first (and still among the best) of all the 'new maps of hell.'" - Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, pp. 39-40. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 1-45; (1987) 1-25; (1995) 1-25; and (2004) II-1152. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 2-152. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2210. Clareson, Science-Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 757. Lewis, Utopian Literature, pp. 190-91. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 215. Roemer, The Obsolete Necessity: America in Utopian Writings, 1888-1900, p. 187. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 80. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 428-32. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 196. Reginald 14357. BAL 3429. Wright (III) 1090. Hint of rubbing to cloth at lower spine end and corner tips, a bright, nearly fine copy of this attractive book. A superior copy with tight inner hinges (today uncommon thus). (#138056)

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        Seder Hagadah shel Pesach HAGADA cili Modlitby pro prvni dva vecery pasahu (presnic). S dvanacti umelecky provedenymi obrazky/ Staronavyskly teket hebrejaky prekladem ceskym optril Moric Kraus kantor spolku "Or-Tomid" v Praze.

      Sam W. Paschelesa, Prag Prague 1889 - While internally the book is in good condition, the boards are detached and outer spine strip partially lacking. (2), 78 pages. Browned. Original gilt stamped boards. 8vo. Yudlov 1784; Yaari 1339. The artist's name is not stated on the title-page but is nonetheless signed on many of the illustrations. Although Yerushalmi correctly records this Hagadah as Prague 1889, the illustration he depicts in his ¿Haggadah & History¿ (number 118) is actually the second edition and printed without a date on the title (see Yudlov 2135 who dates it ca. 1900). The present copy, with date clearly visible on the title-page, is the ¿real¿ first appearance of this Hagadah issue. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "CAN SUCH THINGS BE?" OR THE WEIRD OF THE BERESFORDS. A STUDY IN OCCULT WILL-POWER ...

      London: George Routledge and Sons, 1890 [ie 1889]. London: George Routledge and Sons,. 1890 [ie 1889]. original bevel-edged brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in and gold and blind, rear panel ruled in blind, t.e.g.. Small water spot on front cover, spine panel and upper edges show. some age-darkening, mild foxing to endpapers, a very good or better. copy. (#136407). First edition. Issued simultaneously by Routledge in cloth and in yellowback format (see Topp, p. 401). "Sensational weird thriller of murder, mayhem and madness embellished with numerous supernatural elements, including a family curse, ghostly visitations, a spectral violin with music, etc. Horror piled upon horror, as was the convention of the time, but entertaining as an example of the 'raw head and bloody bones' side of Victorian weird fiction, lurid and unsophisticated." - Robert Knowlton. Bleiler (1978), p. 74. Reginald 05477. Wolff 2264 (recording the yellowback issue).

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        Histoire de Khanat de Khokand. Traduit de Russe par Auguste Dozon.

      Paris, Ernest Leroux, éditeur, 1889 - Quarto (273 × 172 mm). Contemporary dark blue half morocco, marbled boards, by Joseph Bretault, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, tricolour silk page-marker. Original wrappers bound in front and back. A very lightly rubbed at the extremities, pale toning, a very good copy in an attractive contemporary binding by Bretault, a pupil of Victor Champs, recognised as one of the foremost binders practising in Paris at the turn of the 19th century (Devauchelle, La Reliure en France, III, p. 127). Double-page engraved map. First edition in French, originally published in Russian in 1886 at Kazan, this edition issued for l'École des langues orientales vivantes. Institutionally well-represented, but uncommon in commerce with just two copies at auction in the last 50 years. This is an important account of the Khanate of Kokand, a city now in the Ferganah region of Uzbekistan. Nalivkine (1852&#150;1918) began his career as an artillery officer and saw service in the conquest of Khiva in 1875, the following year becoming commander of Namengan in Ferghana. He then left the service to become a "rural proprietor" (translator's preface) and embarked on ethnographical and linguistic studies of the region, producing in time both the first Russo&#150;Sart and Russo&#150;Uzbek dictionaries. In 1884 he was recalled to the service at the specific instructions of General Cherniaev, the governor-general of Russian Turkestan, in order to establish a school at Tashkent for the teaching of Russian and mathematics, while himself occupying the chair in Sart and Persian at the lycée there. Nalivkine was the author of the first course-book for the elementary schools that the Russians were establishing throughout the region. He was a member of the Tashkent State Duma, and subsequently head of the Turkestan Committee of the Provisional Government, and commander of the Turkestan Military District. In November 1917, power in Tashkent was seized by the Bolsheviks and their Left Social Revolutionary allies, and with the transfer of power to the soviets, Nalivkine went into hiding. He committed suicide in January 1918.

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        Revue illustrée des missions en Chine et au Congo, administrées par la Congrégation du Coeur Immaculé de Marie établie à Scheut-lez-Bruxelles. Years 1 à 14 (1889 - 1902 in 5 bindings)

      Bruxelles, Scheut, 1889 - 1902. The first 14 years in 5 volumes, 28.5x23.5 cm. & last volume (1900-1902) 25x17 cm. 576,iv pp., 576,iv pp., 560,iv pp., 576,iv pp. & 288,iv,288,iv pp. Half leather, gilt. With illustrations, plates, plans, folding maps. Text in French / Français. - (leather sl. rubbed, sl. browned, sl. foxed) Although in very good condition, see picture. More pictures on request.

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        Traite de Mecanique Celeste [4 Volumes]

      Gauthier-Villars et Fils. Paris, 1889-1896. 4to, X, 474 + XIV, 552 + IX, 427 + XII, 548 pp. First two volumes in publisher's black decorative cloth, last two are in later quarter red pebbled cloth over marbled paper. A very nicely preserved set in very good condition with excellent contents. Some ownership marks erased from endpapers, very thin superficial tears to cloth at seams of Vols. III and IV. Very good condition overall / tres bon etat. Tisserand's major work, the last volume of which was published just before his death. He fuses the research of Laplace and others into a single work. An important document in late nineteenth century astronomy. Titles are as follows: Vol. I: Perturbations des Planetes d' Apres la Mèthode de la Variation des Constantes Arbitraires. Vol. II: Theorie de la Figure des Corps Celestes et de Leur Mouvement de Rotation. III: Expose de l'Ensemble des Theories relatives au Mouvement de la Lune. Vol. IV: Theories des Satelites de Jupiter et de Saturne. Perturbations des petites Planetes. A quite well preserved set overall. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. . Very Good. 1889. First Edition.

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        La Palestine illustrée. Collection de vues receuillies en Orient reproduites par la phototypie et accompagnées d'un texte explicatif par Ph. Bridel.

      Lausanne, Georges Bridel 1888-1889. - 1.-10. livraison = volume 1 et 2 (sur 4) Quer-Folio (25x36 cm). 6 S. und jeweils 1 Seite erklärender Text zu 100 Fototafeln. Lose in Lieferungsumschlägen. Vol. 1: De Jaffa à Jérusalem. - Vol. II: De Jéruslaem à Hébron. - Edition originale. Il manque le vol. III: Samarie et côte maritime - vol. IV: Gallilée et Liban. - Lieferungsumschläge stellenweise etwas angestaubt und stockfleckig. Mit wenigen kleinen Randläsuren. - Eine der umfangreichsten Bildikonografien der Region. - Selten.

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