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        An Investigation into the Causes of the Great Fall in Prices which Took Place Coincidently with the Demonetisation of Silver by Germany.

      London, Longmans, Green 1889 - Royal octavo. Pp. (ii), 198. With a beautifully engraved coat-of-arms of the Author printed on the leaf preceding title. With a list of works by the Author. Hardcover, bound in the original publisher's full cloth, blind ruled sides, gilt lettering to spine, black lettering to upper cover, yellow chalked endpapers, old institutional stamps and shelf label to first free endpaper, one to title-page, spine bit faded, sunned patch to board. Overall an excellent copy in fine condition. ~ First edition. Crump wrote many other books on banking, among them "The key to the London money market" (1872); "The theory of stock exchange speculation" (1874); "A new departure in the domain of political economy" (1878). The Author's coat-of-arms is most unusual both because of its charming design and its presence on the leaf usually reserved for half-title. It incorporates a central design, showing a cat in attack position and a knight's helmet. Under this, a ribbon bears the words "sine labore nihil" (Nothing Without Work). The outer ring bears the words "Arthur Crump Sigill". ~ Provenance: Previously in the library of the Second Chamber of the States-General of the Netherlands. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        Colleccao de Photographias relativas ao Caminho de Ferro de Lourenco Marques

      Ferin & Comp, Lisbon 1889 - First edition. Thick oblong small quarto. 47 images, plus [4] index pp. Full brown cloth gilt, all edges gilt. Modest splits at top joint, but a tight very good copy. 47 albumen images mounted on card leaves with printed captions. Images are various sizes, mostly approximately 4.5" x 7". The images are handsome and rich and document the construction of the railroad, particularly the bridges, between Lourenco Marques in present day Mozambique and the border of the Transvaal. Presumably this elaborate publication enjoyed very limited printing and distribution.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        2 Frauen auf einer Terrasse, um 1925

      - GEORG SCHRIMPF, München 1889 - 1938 Berlin, "2 Frauen auf einer Terrasse, um 1925", Holzschnitt, Rechts unten von Hand mit Bleistift signiert , Links unten von Hand mit Bleistift limitiert: Nr. 7/40, Darstellungsgröße: 13,8 x 16,7 cm, Blattgröße: 17,4 x 20 cm, Rahmengröße: 35 x 37 cm, Zustand: Guter Zustand, keine Risse oder Restaurierungen "Nach der Volksschule wollte ich gerne eine Anstalt besuchen, die mich im Zeichnen hätte unterweisen können. Aber mir fehlte der Mut und die Selbständigkeit, um mich durchzusetzen, und so schob man mich zu einem Zuckerbäcker in die Lehre". So schildert Georg Schrimpf in einer Autobiografie seine unglücklich verwirkten künstlerischen Ambitionen in jungen Jahren. Die Lehrzeit in Passau dauert drei Jahre, dann geht der 16-Jährige auf Arbeitssuche. Als Bäcker, Kellner, Kohlenschaufler durchzieht er die nächsten vier Jahre vorwiegend den Norden Deutschlands, wie überhaupt das Reisen und ein ständiger Wohnortwechsel ein wichtiger Bestandteil seiner Vita wird. 1909 geht Schrimpf nach München. Er gerät in eine anarchistische Bewegung, die ihn oft in die Schweiz und nach Italien führt, wo er sich 1913 für längere Zeit an den Lago Maggiore zurückzieht. In dieser Zeit beginnt Schrimpf, Akte von Michelangelo und Raffael zu kopieren. Dann kehrt er nach München zurück und arbeitet dort wieder als Bäcker und Koch. Doch nützt er die freie Zeit für seine eigentliche Berufung: Er zeichnet und aquarelliert. Als Schrimpf 1915 nach Berlin kommt, nimmt er weiterhin diverse Tätigkeiten an, doch beflügelt ihn nun die aktuelle Kunst, die er hier erstmals zu sehen bekommt, zu ersten Ölgemälden. Im selben Jahr noch zeigt die Galerie "Der Sturm" zum ersten Mal die Bilder des Autodidakten. 1920 arrangiert die Galerie Goltz in München - wo Schrimpf inzwischen wieder ansässig ist - die erste Einzelausstellung für den Künstler. Bereits fünf Jahre später ist er in einer Mannheimer Ausstellung zur Neuen Sachlichkeit mit 12 Bildern herausragend vertreten. Nach einer kurzen Lehrtätigkeit am Landeserziehungsheim Haubinda in Thüringen unterrichtet Schrimpf bis 1926 an der Münchner Gewerbeschule. 1933 folgt ein Lehrauftrag an der Staatlichen Hochschule für Kunsterziehung in Berlin, den er bis zu seiner Kündigung im Jahr 1937 ausübt. Ursprünglich der Malerei des Expressionismus zugewandt, kommt Schrimpf in den zwanziger Jahren zur Neuen Sachlichkeit. Dabei bedeutet für ihn die Hinwendung zum Neoklassizismus nicht nur eine Entwicklung in die Idylle biedermeierlicher Landschaften, sondern er kann in diesen ruhigen Kompositionen, die sich durch die Verbindung von Gegenstand und Konstruktion auszeichnen, auch sein Anliegen, ein stilles Leben voller Harmonie fern jeglicher Gegenwartsproblematik, konkretisieren.

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        L'or et la transmutation des métaux, précédé de Paracelse et l'Alchimie par Ad. Franck

      H. Chacornac, Paris 1889 - Cartonnage éditeur de l'époque. Un volume in-8 (182x138 mm), ix-(1 bl.)-182-(1)-(1 bl.) pages Reliure usagée et salie Rare édition originale. Tiffereau était ce que l'on appèle un archimiste au sens ou s'il tente de transmutter l'argent en or c'est d'un point de vue purement scientifique, sans l'aspect ésotérique de l'alchimie. Tiffereau, chimiste de formation affirme avoir réussi la transmutation en 1847. Il réussi à convaincre l'Académie des Sciences d'évaluer son procédé. Las, les deux essais réalisés ne permirent de retrouver qu'une quantité infinitésimale d'or qui d'après l'essayeur en titre de la Monnai de Paris, Levol - en charge de l'évaluation - devait provenir de l'argent qui n'était pas parfaitement pur. ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Original printed hardcovers 8vo (182x138 mm), ix-(1 bl.)-182-(1)-(1 bl.) pages Binding worn and soiled Rare first edition. In 8 / 8vo 280g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LA MARE AU DIABLE

      CALMANN LEVY, MAISON QUANTIN 1889 - RELIURE MAROQUIN SIGNEE AFFOLTER. - 1889, Collection CALMANN LEVY, MAISON QUANTIN. - In-huit demi maroquin à coins, dos orné d'un beau fer romantique, filets dorés, tête dorée. - Signature au dos de la première garde P(aul). AFFOLTER, un portrait de G. Sand ajouté, 2 ff., premier plat conservé, justification du tirage au dos 859/1000, frontispice, p. de titre, 17 eaux fortes de RUDAUX. Bel exemplaire en condition exceptionnelle. Mots clés : [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE ANCIENNE BERNARD MARIE ROLIN]
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        Hamburgs Handel und Verkehr. Export-Handbuch der Börsen-Halle 1888/90.

      Mit zahlreichen montierten Etiketten und teils ganzseitigen Abbildungen sowie einem mehrfach gefalteten Plan und einer mehrfach gefalteten Ansicht von Hamburg. Hamburg, Neue Börsen-Halle, 1889. XI, 1124 S. 23 x 16 cm. Original-Leinwandband (etwas berieben)."Eine umfassende, man kann vielleicht sagen erschöpfende Darstellung der kommerziellen und industriellen Thätigkeit Hamburgs . Dem grossen Ereignisse des Anschlusses Hamburgs an das deutsche Zollgebiet ist in diesem Buche ein Denkmal errichtet" (Vorwort).

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        THE HOLY LAND & DIVISION III IDUMEA AND PETRA

      Cassell Petter Galpin & Co., c. 1889. 2 vols bound as 1. Folio (13 x 10 ins). Contemporary gilt tooled full calf, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers (boards scored and marked with small chip at edge of spine at head and tear at top edge of front inner hinge). Pp. 85 [&] viii + 36, illus with 122 full page tinted engravings by Louis Haghe (some light spotting and offsetting throughout; armorial bookplate on front paste-down).

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        Camden's Compliment to Walt Whitman, May 31, 1889. Notes, Addresses, Letters, Telegrams

      Philadelphia: David McKay, 1889, 1889. FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY WHITMAN. 1 vol., frontis, signed on the front blank endleaf "Walt Whitman Dec: 16 '89", original publisher's gilt stamped brick red cloth, top edge gilt, others uncut. Light rubbing to the head and foot of spine without loss, inner and outer hinges fine, VERY GOOD. One of apparently 12 copies signed on this day. "Except for certain copies Traubel mailed, distribution of most local copies was in the hands of Attorney Thomas B. Harned and Judge Charles G. Garrison of Camden. Traubel's entry about Whitman for December 16, 1889 is both typical and telling: "Harned, he said, had just left the house. . . . He brought me down a dozen copies of your book. It seems that Judge Garrison is to take them, and wants my signature. Oh yes! I shall sign them - sign them for Tom and for the Judge, both, for their sakes."" See the "Walt Whitman Quarterly Review - Vol. 7 No. 2 pp.79-87.

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        Historic and Picturesque Savannah

      Boston: Boston Photogravure Company, 1889. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good +. Quarto. xviii, [1], 268 pages. Folding frontispiece document. Illustrated by Georgia Weymouth. Light green cloth hardcover with gilt borders, gilt stamped picturesque front cover design and title. Gilt title on spine. Gilt top edge. Cloth binding is lightly soiled. Cloth is shelf worn and edge worn head and base of spine and corners. Front hinge cracked. Light toning to contents. A good copy. Previous owner name label on front paste down of former Georgia historian Charles Edgeworth Jones, Augusta. On the front paste down is a 3 page letter addressed to C. C. Jones, Jr. by the author (ALS). The author also inscribed this copy on the right front flyleaf "To Mr. C. C. Jones Jr. With the Compliments of Miss Wilson and Miss Weymouth. October Eighteenth 1889." A few misc. scattered pieces of ephemera are laid inside book. Page 162 has a note in the hand of C. C. Jones? that reads "Major John Jones - Killed at the Siege of Savannah 9th of October 1779. He was at the time aid. de. Camp to Genl Lachlan McIntosh." Inside this book are 2 tipped in paper items. The first item, tipped in between pages 158-159, is a one page letter headed "My Dear Sir I have copied for you, the Hebrew Text, of which we spoke....". The letter has a total of 3 paragraphs and appears to be addressed to Henry Williamsby? and is signed W B Hodgson (date not legible). The second item, tipped in between pages 216 and 217, is a poem titled "Savannah" by R. J. Larcombe" and dated 1868. Charles C. Jones Jr. was a Confederate officer during the Civil War and author of several books and articles pertaining to the south including a pamphlet on "Hodgson Hall". His son was Charles Edgeworth Jones of Augusta. From the Georgia Historical Society (regarding W. B. Hodgson): "The distinguished scholar-diplomat William Brown Hodgson (1801-1871) became a core member of the cultural and intellectual life of Savannah following his marriage in 1842 to Margaret Telfair, the youngest daughter of Georgia governor Edward Telfair. Born on September 1, 1801, in Georgetown, D.C., Hodgson was left fatherless as a young boy. During his childhood, he developed an unusual talent for foreign languages and ultimately would master thirteen of them, including Hebrew and Sanskrit. Although he never attended college, Princeton University would later award him an honorary degree in 1824. Hodgson spent many years of his life in his country's service in the East and is distinguished for his studies of oriental life and language and his collection of rare books and manuscripts.

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        Restauration D'Olympie

      Maison Quantin, Paris 1889 - Written by Victor Laloux and Paul Monceaux. TItled - Restauration D'Olympie Published by Maison Quantin in Paris in 1889. This is the first printing which was limited to 500 copies. This numbered 285. This is a massive volume in great condition that weighs almost 15 pounds. It was rebound in the mid 20th C in full red morocco with gilt titles and raised spine bands, backed my marbled endpapers and detailed gilt tooling. This would cost in excess of $250 just for the binding in today's prices. The binding was paid for by Jean Labatut. There are at least a couple of inscriptions, both in French. One I am unable to decipher, the second is from the author Victor Laloux. He has inscribed the book in 1934 to Jean Labatut. His architectural papers are housed within the rare book room of Princeton University. Jean was the Professor Emeritius of Architecture at Princess during this period. The books itself is in nice condition, inside and out. It contains many plates, several of them large and folding. There is some rubbing to the extremities of the binding. The text is generally bright and clean. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Risunki Natana Altmana 1920.

      23.5 cm [3] leaves, [10] plates, [2] leaves. With a facsimile of Lenins signature and 10 plates with reproductions of drawings, 9 showing portraits of Lenin and one view of his office, all by Natan Altman. Original illustrated brochure. The front cover / jacket is in a good condition, the rear jacket is stained and has some stamps, the first three pages and the first illustration slightly waterstaine, otherwise fine. Rare / redko. The cover design in the suprematist style by Nathan Altman (1889-1970), one of the major soviet / Russian Jewish artists of the 20th century. In 1910/11 he met Chagall, Archipenko and other artists in Paris and participated in 1922 at the 1st Russian art exhibition in Berlin. (Erste Russische Kunstausstellung Berlin). One of this most famous portraits is the one of the poet Anna Akhmatova.

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        Reisen in Afrika 1875 - 1886. Nach seinen Tagebüchern unter der Mitwirkung von Richard Buchta herausgegeben von dem Reisenden. 3 Bände.

      First Edition, XVI+585+(1)+ XVI+560+ XVI+740 pages sider, Wien, Eduard Hölzel, 1889-1891, Rebound in 3 beautifull full decorated red cloth with reuse of the beautifull illustrations from the original binding, Very fine professional binding. With 3 portrait frontispieces and 25 maps (some folding, 1 in the text) as well as 2 folding tables. One page with closed tear, and one map in 2 parts, else a very fine clean ex.

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        Werke und Briefe Kritische Gesamtausgabe: Werke: Abteilung 1 Band 1 Nachgelassene Aufzeichnungen (Anfang 1852 - Sommer 1858) Band 2 Nachgelassene Aufzeichnungen (Herbst 1858 - Herbst 1862) Band 3 Nachgelassene Aufzeichnungen (Herbst 1862 - Sommer 1864) Band 4 Nachgelassene Aufzeichnungen (Herbst 1864 - Frühjahr 1868) Band 5 Nachgelassene Aufzeichnungen. Frühjahr 1868–Herbst 1869 Abteilung 2 Band 1 Philologische Schriften Band 2 Vorlesungsaufzeichnungen (SS 1869 - WS 1869/70). Anhang: Nachschriften von Vorlesungen Nietzsches Band 3 Vorlesungsaufzeichnungen (SS 1870 - SS 1871) Band 4 Vorlesungsaufzeichnungen (WS 1870/71 - WS 1874/75) Band 5 Vorlesungsaufzeichnungen (WS 1874/75 - WS 1878/79) Abteilung 3 Band 1 Die Geburt der Tragödie. Unzeitgemäße Betrachtungen I - III (1872 - 1874) Band 2 Nachgelassene Schriften 1870 - 1873 Band 3 Nachgelassene Fragmente Herbst 1869 - Herbst 1872 Band 4 Nachgelassene Fragmente Sommer 1872 - Ende 1874 Band 5 Nachbericht zur dritten Abteilung (in zwei Bänden) Abteilung 4 Band 1 Richard Wagner in Bayreuth (Unzeitgemäße Betrachtungen IV). Nachgelassene Fragmente Anfang 1875 - Frühling 1876 Band 2 Menschliches, Allzumenschliches. Erster Band. Nachgelassene Fragmente 1876 - Winter 1877/78 Band 3 Menschliches, Allzumenschliches. Zweiter Band. Nachgelassene Fragmente Frühling 1878 - November 1879 Band 4 Nachbericht zur vierten Abteilung Abteilung 5 Band 1 Morgenröthe. Nachgelassene Fragmente Anfang 1880 - Frühjahr 1881 Band 2 Idyllen aus Messina. Die fröhliche Wissenschaft. Nachgelassene Fragmente Frühjahr 1881 - Sommer 1882 Band 3 Nachbericht zum ersten Band der fünften Abteilung. Morgenröthe Abteilung 6 Band 1 Also sprach Zarathustra Band 2 Jenseits von Gut und Böse. Zur Genealogie der Moral (1886 - 1887) Band 3 Der Fall Wagner. Götzen-Dämmerung. - Nachgelassene Schriften (August 1888 - Anfang Januar 1889): Der Antichrist. Ecce homo. Dionysos-Dithyramben. - Nietzsche contra Wagner Band 4 Nachbericht zum ersten Band der sechsten Abteilung Abteilung 7 Band 1 Nachgelassene Fragmente Juli 1882 - Winter 1883 - 1884 Band 2 Nachgelassene Fragmente Frühjahr - Herbst 1884 Band 3 Nachgelassene Fragmente Herbst 1884 - Herbst 1885 Band 4 Nachbericht zur siebenten Abteilung Band 4.1 Nachgelassene Fragmente Juli 1882 - Winter 1883/84 Band 4.2 Nachgelassene Fragmente Frühjahr 1884 - Herbst 1885 Abteilung 8 Band 1 Nachgelassene Fragmente Herbst 1885 - Herbst 1887 Band 2 Nachgelassene Fragmente Herbst 1887 - März 1888 Band 3 Nachgelassene Fragmente Anfang 1888 - Anfang Januar 1889 Abteilung 9: Der handschriftliche Nachlaß ab Frühjahr 1885 in differenzierter Transkription [9/1-3] Band 1 Bd. 1. Notizheft N VII 1. Bd. 2. Notizheft N VII 2. Bd. 3. Notizheft N VII 3. Abteilung 9: Der handschriftliche Nachlaß ab Frühjahr 1885 in differenzierter Transkription nach Marie-Luise Haase und Michael Kohlenbach [9/4ff] Band 4 Arbeitshefte W I 3 - W I 4 - W I 5 - W I 6 - W I 7 Band 5 Arbeitsheft W I 8 Band 6 Arbeitshefte W II 1 und W II 2 Band 7 Arbeitshefte W II 3 und W II 4 Band 8 Arbeitsheft W II 5 Band 9 Arbeitshefte W II 6 und W II 7 Band 10 Arbeitshefte W II 8 und W II 9: Briefe: Abteilung 1 CD 3.2,5.2,8.2,9.2 und 10.2 Band 1 Briefe von Friedrich Nietzsche Juni 1850 - September 1864. Briefe an Friedrich Nietzsche Oktober 1849 - September 1864 Band 2 Briefe von Friedrich Nietzsche Briefe September 1864 - April 1869 Band 3 Briefe an Friedrich Nietzsche Oktober 1864 - März 1869 Band 4 Nachbericht zur ersten Abteilung Abteilung 2 Band 1 Briefe von Friedrich Nietzsche 1869 - 1872 Band 2 Briefe an Friedrich Nietzsche April 1869 - Mai 1872 Band 3 Briefe von Friedrich Nietzsche Mai 1872 - Dezember 1874 Band 4 Briefe an Friedrich Nietzsche Mai 1872 - Dezember 1874 Band 5 Briefe von Friedrich Nietzsche Januar 1875 - Dezember 1879 Band 6 Briefe an Friedrich Nietzsche Januar 1875 - Dezember 1879 Band 6.1 Januar 1875 - Juni 1877 Band 6.2 Juli 1877 - Dezember 1879 Band 7 Nachbericht zur zweiten Abteilung Band 7.1 Briefe von und an Friedrich Nietzsche April 1869 - Mai 1872 Band 7.2 Briefe von und an Friedrich Nietzsche Mai 1872 - Dezember 1874 Band 7.3 Briefe von und an Friedrich Nietzsche Januar 1875 - Dezember 1879. Gesamtregister zur zweiten Abteilung Abteilung 3 Band 1 Briefe von Friedrich Nietzsche Januar 1880 - Dezember 1884 Band 2 Briefe an Friedrich Nietzsche Januar 1880 - Dezember 1884 Band 3 Briefe von Friedrich Nietzsche Januar 1885 - Dezember 1886 Band 4 Briefe an Friedrich Nietzsche Januar 1885 - Dezember 1886 Band 5 Briefe von Friedrich Nietzsche Januar 1887 - Januar 1889 Band 6 Briefe an Friedrich Nietzsche Januar 1887 - Januar 1889 Band 7 Nachbericht zur dritten Abteilung. Band 7.1 Briefe von und an Friedrich Nietzsche Januar 1880 - Dezember 1884 Band 7.2 Briefe von und an Friedrich Nietzsche Januar 1885 - Dezember 1886 Band 7.3 Briefe von und an Friedrich Nietzsche Januar 1887 - Januar 1889

      Berlin, de Gruyter., 45 und 25 Bände je Band ca 500 S. Originalleinenbände mit Bibliothekssigantur Fast vollständige Ausgabe (die fehlenden Bände sind lieferbar.) der grossen Kritischen Nietzsche Ausgabe in gutem Bobliotheksexemplar. Es fehlen Band 6/1 Nachbericht zu den Nachgelassenen Aufzeichnungen, Band 7/1,1 Nachbericht zu den Nachgelassenen Aufzeichnungen, Band 6/2,2 Nachbericht zu den Nachgelassenen Aufzeichnungen, Notizheft N VII 4. Die üblichen Bilbliotheksstempelk auf Titel schnitt etc., Bibliothekssignatur auf den Rücken. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        ENGLISH AND AMERICAN YACHTS. Illustrating and Describing the most famous Yachts Sailing in English and American Waters, with a Treatise upon Yachts and Yachting

      London. 1889. Chapman and Hall (limited). - 1st UK edition. Introductory account of yachts and yachting by Edward Burgess. (VI), 14 PP with 2 tables, plus 202 pages for "List of Plates", 50 b/w plates with 58 photogravure engravings by N.L. Stebbins, and 50 accompanying pages with data for their records and measurements. Rebacked copy retaining the original navy cloth cover gilt engraved front and with gilt title on leather vignette on spine. Very small piece missing from lower corner of one descriptive page (no loss of text) and 5 of the plates or accompanying pages have well repaired short closed tears on lower margin near the spine. Ageing of paper, mostly around edges and light foxing. A very good copy of a scarce title. Oblong: 28.2 x 36.5. . Plate XXVII: Wooden keel schooner "America". . Plate L: International Races of 1887. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eline Vere. Een Haagsche roman.

      Amsterdam, Van Kampen, 1889. Drie delen. Verguld halflinnen met hoeken. 250 262 262, (2) p. 1e druk. Nette set, in uniforme contemporaine banden. Naam op Franse titels ('G. Hoekstra'). Boekhandelsmerkje op binnenzijde voorplatten ('A. Land Ezn./ Voorstaat/ Harlingen').l Het is vrij uitzonderlijk dat de advertentiepagina voor uitgaven van Van Kampen in het derde deel is meegebonden.

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        Large Signed Photo 1935

      Italian soprano (1889-1936), one of the most famous singers in the early 20th century. Fabulous, large size signed photo, inscribed to a famous record store (Casa America) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, dated in that city in 1935. Shown in role (probably in Cavalleria Rusticana), also signed by photographer Sudak. Photo is 11 x 14.75 inches, mounted on a mat to a total size of 16.5 x 20.25 inches, rust stains, but overall in good condition. Rare!

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        THE BLUE FAIRY BOOK

      London: Longmans Green & Co., 1889. First edition, 18 x 12cm (8vo), in publisher's dark blue linen w/gilt designs to fr. cover & spine, gilt title to spine, a.e.g., charcoal ep.s, [i-vii] viii, [1] 2-390 [391-92] pp. w/numerous in-text b&w illus., +frontis & 7 full-page b&w plates thru-out, & 16pp. publ. cat. (dated August 1889) to rear. Printed by Spottiswoode & Co., London. Binding Very Good (extremities sl. bumped & rubbed, upper spine gilt sl. faded, & fr. hinge starting); contents Good (1st few leaves moderately stained, a few sections sl. proud, & occas. thumbing). Green passim, Osborne 35.

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        Ueber Nucleinsäuren (pp.524-536).

      - Arch. Anat. Phys., 1889 P/5-6. - Leipzig, Veit & Comp., 1889, 8°, pp.568-739, VI pp., 5 Abb., 1 Taf., original broschiert; unaufgeschnittenes, frisches Exemplar. First Edition, in the original wrappers! - Richard Altmann (1852-1900) coined the term "nucleic acid," which he introduced in his 1889 paper "Ueber Nucleinsäuren," and developed a convenient and general method for its preparation. His work on nucleic acids represents an early stage in the development of molecular biology.Altmann was a student of Johann Friedrich Miescher, who in 1869 discovered a hitherto unknown substance in the cell nucleus that he named nuclein; we now know it as DNA. - Garrison & Morton No. 713 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Famille sans nom

      - Hetzel, Paris 1889, Grd. in-8 (17,5x28cm), 422pp., relié. - Prima edizione illustrata con 82 disegni Dash Bognet, e una mappa a colori del corso del San Lorenzo. Catalogo EX in ultima analisi, al 1890. Cartone con tipo 2 elefanti Lenègre 3. Secondo Lenègre e tipo di piatto. Questo cartone è noto che il colore rosso. A pochi punti sparsi su una buona carta bianca. Questa edizione porta un'etichetta aggiunto alla cartouge corretto, una famiglia senza un nome, diventando la famiglia senza nome con la nuova etichetta. Bella piastra superiore con ori taglienti. Angoli ben appuntiti e rigida. bordi regolari dorato. Indietro uniformemente insolated. Caps leggermente piegate. Beau secondo piatto, impeccabile. calico brillante. Nizza copia. Sulla famiglia francese del Canada durante la ribellione dei Patriots (1837-1838) contro l'ingiustizia britannico. Uno dei peggiori titoli dell'autore, senza lieto fine. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Première édition illustrée de 82 dessins de Tiret-Bognet, et une carte en couleurs du cours du Saint-Laurent. Catalogue EX in fine pour 1890. Cartonnage aux 2 éléphants de type Lenègre 3. Second plat de type Lenègre e. Ce cartonnage n'a connu que la couleur rouge. Quelques rousseurs éparses sur un papier bien blanc. Cette édition porte une étiquette ajoutée sur le cartouge corrigé, Une famille sans nom, devenant Famille sans nom avec la nouvelle étiquette. Belle plaque supérieure, aux ors bien nets. Coins bien pointus et rigides. Tranches dorées régulières. Dos uniformément insolé mais aux ors bien présents. Coiffes légèrement repliées. Beau second plat, sans défaut. Percaline brillante. Bel exemplaire, bien ferme et solidaire. Histoire d'une famille française du canada pendant la rébellion des Patriotes (1837-1838) contre l'injustice britannique. Un des titres les plus graves de l'auteur, sans fin heureuse.  

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        A Complete Collection of the 12 Fairy Books, as below:

      Longmans Green - 1910 1889 - i. The Blue Fairy Book. Edited by Andrew Lang. Longmans, Green. 1889, FIRST EDITION, illustrations (including 8 full-page) by H.J. Ford and G.P. Jacomb Hood, contemporary gift inscription on frontispiece recto, a little fine foxing to a couple of pages, pp. viii, 390, 16 [ads dated August 1889], crown 8vo, original blue cloth, lettering on backstrip and overall design to backstrip and upper board blocked in gilt, slight lean to spine and gentle rubbing to extremities, a.e.g. [with] ii. The Red Fairy Book. Edited by Andrew Lang. Longmans, Green. 1890, FIRST EDITION, illustrations (including 4 plates) by H.J. Ford and Lancelot Speed, contemporary gift inscription to half-title, pp. [i]367, 16 [ads], crown 8vo, original red cloth, lettering on backstrip and overall design to backstrip and upper board blocked in gilt, backstrip gently faded with slight lean to spine and a tocuh of wear at head, a.e.g. [and] iii. The Green Fairy Book. Edited by Andrew Lang. Longmans, Green. 1892, FIRST EDITION, illustrations (including 13 full-page) by H.J. Ford, contemporary ownership inscription in pencil to half-title, a few spots to prelims with the odd one further in, pp. xii, 366, 2 [ads], crown 8vo, original green cloth, lettering on backstrip and overall design to backstrip and upper board blocked in gilt, slight lean to spine a.e.g. [and] iv. The Yellow Fairy Book. Edited by Andrew Lang. Longmans, Green. 1894, FIRST EDITION, illustrations (including 22 plates) by H.J. Ford, tissue-guard present, a couple of handling marks to Contents page, pp. xvi, 321, [2, ads], crown 8vo, good in original yellow cloth, lettering on backstrip and overall design to backstrip and upper board blocked in gilt, a hint of light dustsoiling and very minor rubbing to extremities, a.e.g. [and] v. The Pink Fairy Book. Edited by Andrew Lang. Longmans, Green. 1897, FIRST EDITION, illustrations (including 33 full-page) by H.J. Ford, frontispiece tissue-guarded, the odd faint spot or handling mark, contemporary gift inscription to initial blank, pp. ix, 360, crown 8vo, original pink cloth, lettering on backstrip and overall design to backstrip and upper board blocked in gilt, the backstrip a little faded as usual with slight lean to spine, crease to bottom corner of flyleaf, a.e.g. [and] vi. The Grey Fairy Book. Edited by Andrew Lang. Longmans, Green. 1900, FIRST EDITION, illustrations (including 32 full-page) by H.J. Ford, frontispiece tissue-guarded, the odd faint spot, pp. xii, 387, crown 8vo, original grey cloth, lettering on backstrip and overall design to backstrip and upper board blocked in gilt, lean to spine, minor rubbing to extremities and a light knock at foot of lower board, a.e.g. . [and] vii. The Violet Fairy Book. Edited by Andrew Lang. Longmans, Green. 1901, FIRST EDITION, illustrations (including 8 colourplates and 25 full-page illustrations) by H.J. Ford, tissue-guard present, owner's name on half-title, pp. xii, 388, crown 8vo, original violet cloth,lettering on backstrip and overall design to backstrip and upper board blocked in gilt, foot of backstrip slightly pushed, a.e.g. [and] viii. The Crimson Fairy Book. Edited by Andrew Lang. Longmans, Green. 1903, FIRST EDITION, illustrations (including 35 full-page, and 8 colourplates) by H.J. Ford, tissue-guard present, pp. xi, 371, crown 8vo, original crimson cloth, lettering on backstrip and overall design to backstrip and upper board blocked in gilt, minor rubbing to extremities, rear hinge a little cracked with nick towards head of front hinge, small bookseller ticket at foot of front pastedown, a.e.g [and] ix. The Brown Fairy Book. Edited by Andrew Lang. Longmans, Green. 1904, FIRST EDITION, illustrations (including 30 plates, 8 in colour) by H.J.Ford, tissue-guard to frontispiece present, pp. xiii, 350, crown 8vo, original brown cloth, lettering on backstrip and overall design to backstrip and upper board blocked in gilt, a.e.g. [and] x. The Orange Fairy Book. Edited by Andrew Lang. Longmans, Green

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        Histoire de LA VALETTE ( Var ). + MANUSCRIT ORIGINAL.

      Imprimerie A. Isnard Et Cie 1889 - In-12 ( 190 X 125 mm ) de 90 pages, broché sous couverture imprimée. Edition originale rare. Très bel exemplaire enrichi du MANUSCRIT ORIGINAL signé de l'ouvrage par Laurent GERMAIN, in-12 ( 170 X 115 mm ), demi percaline rouille de 56 feuillets, d'une écriture très lisible. Très bel ensemble. UNIQUE. Regionalisme Provence Var Histoire Antiquite Archéologie [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Otto Greiner Bildnisstudie eines alten Mannes (Originalzeichnung)

      1889 - Kohle auf Papier 33 x 21,5 cm Links unten monogrammiert und datiert Literatur: Julius Vogel: Otto Greiner, Bielefeld und Leipzig 1925, Seite 5 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Famille sans nom

      Hetzel 1889 - - Hetzel, Paris 1889, Grd. in-8 (17,5x28cm), 422pp., relié. - Première édition illustrée de 82 dessins de Tiret-Bognet, et une carte en couleurs du cours du Saint-Laurent. Catalogue EX in fine pour 1890. Cartonnage aux 2 éléphants de type Lenègre 3. Second plat de type Lenègre e. Ce cartonnage n'a connu que la couleur rouge. Quelques rousseurs éparses sur un papier bien blanc. Cette édition porte une étiquette ajoutée sur le cartouge corrigé, Une famille sans nom, devenant Famille sans nom avec la nouvelle étiquette. Belle plaque supérieure, aux ors bien nets. Coins bien pointus et rigides. Tranches dorées régulières. Dos uniformément insolé mais aux ors bien présents. Coiffes légèrement repliées. Beau second plat, sans défaut. Percaline brillante. Bel exemplaire, bien ferme et solidaire. Histoire d'une famille française du canada pendant la rébellion des Patriotes (1837-1838) contre l'injustice britannique. Un des titres les plus graves de l'auteur, sans fin heureuse. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First illustrated edition of 82 drawings by Tiret-Bognet, and a color map of the course of the St. Lawrence. EX catalog in fine for 1890. Cardboard with 2 elephants type Lenègre 3. Second flat type Lenègre e. This cartonnage only knew the color red. Some foxing scattered on a white paper. This edition carries an added tag on the corrected cartouge, An Unnamed Family, Becoming an Unnamed Family with the New Tag. Beautiful top plate, gold well net. Corners sharp and rigid. Regular golden slices. Back evenly insolated. Headdresses slightly folded. Nice second course, without defect. Bright Percaline. Nice copy. History of a French family in Canada during the Patriots' Rebellion (1837-1838) against British injustice. One of the most serious titles of the author, endless happy. 422pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nuits à Paris

      - Dentu, Paris 1889, 12x17,5cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una delle poche copie su cui l'Olanda, che non fa menzione. Libro Illustrato di 100 disegni di Adolphe Willette. Piccolo strappo marginale senza gravità sul piano e una piccola mancanza in piede della schiena. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des rares exemplaires sur vergé de Hollande dont il n'est fait nulle mention. Ouvrage illustré de 100 croquis par Adolphe Willette. Petites déchirures marginales sans gravité sur les plats et un infime manque en pied du dos, légères piqûres sur les gardes.  

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        The Blue Fairy Book

      London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1889. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. First Edition, First Printing. Good. Cloth shows light edge wear. Spine dulled, with a 1.25 inch split in the cloth at the base, and light chipping at the head. Previous owner bookplate to front paste down. Tissue guard present, though with several tears. Several hinges in text block lightly exposed. Foxing throughout. First edition of the first title in Andrew Lang's fairy book series.

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        The Wanderings of Oisin and Other Poems.

      London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1889 - Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt, black coated endpapers. In a blue quarter morocco slipcase. Short tear to fore edge of the front free endpaper, corners bumped but an excellent copy. First edition, a major literary association copy with Yeats's contemporary presentation inscription to the first blank leaf, "To the poet of the North Countrie Joseph Skipsey with the author's kind regards". Yeats has made minor corrections to the text on four pages. The recipient was a remarkable figure in the literary world of the late 19th-century. The son of a Northumberland miner, Joseph Skipsey resisted following his family down the pits. Instead he studied alone and took to writing. He established himself as the poetical voice his community and gained national recognition as a poet and critic. After holding a number of unrewarding positions of the periphery of educational institutions he moved in 1889 to Stratford-upon-Avon where he and his wife were appointed joint custodians of Shakespeare's Birthplace. However after less than two years he became disenchanted with the job which (he confided in a letter not to be opened until after his death) involved dealing with relics which had "no definite history" and having to "perpetuate error and fraud" on the visitors and general public. Presentation copies of this landmark Yeats title are of the utmost scarcity, the present example being the only one with a literary association to appear on the market in 35 years. Hayward 295; Wade 2. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Die europäische Türkei. 2 Bände

      Wien: Tempsky 1889 - OHLDr. mit Rückenvergoldung, Deckel mit schönem gemusterten Papier überzogen, gemusterte Vorsätze, gefärbter Schnitt, 674; 564 Seiten, 4°, erster Band mit Frontispizporträt des Verfassers, beide Einbände in gutem Zustand, nur Titelblatt des zweiten Bandes leicht eingerissen, sehr selten, sehr guter Zustand. Book Language/s: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LA GRECIA ARCHITETTURA PUBBLICA E PRIVATA, MOBILI, ARMI, COSTUMI, USI ECC.

      LOESCHER, 1889. ITALIANO 0,69 II edizione riveduta ed ampliata, pagine ancora intonse, leggermente ingiallite e con fioriture sparse, illustrazioni in nero nei testi, legatura lenta, tagli non rifilati, piatto anteriore mancante, piatto posteriore con piccola illustrazione, brunito, con strappetti e mancanze ai bordi, dorso con strappi e mancanze USATO

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        Types et uniformes. L'Armée française. Texte par Jules Richard.

      Paris, Boussod, Valadon et Cie, 1885-1889, demi-chagrin moderne. -Marge inf. de 2 pl. lég. restaurée avec du filmoplast, sans manque. –Environ 280 illustrations in-texte en noir et blanc. - 2 tomes en 1 vol. in-folio de 1 titre frontispice-(4)-128-(4) pp. + 32 chromotypogravures h.t. et 1 titre frontispice-(4)-116-(7) pp. + 28 chromotypogravures h.t. ; Tome 1: États-majors – Écoles – Infanterie – Cavalerie.Tome 2: Armes spéciales – Corps indigènes – Corps auxiliaires – Marine.Edition originale.Glaser, Costumes militaires, catalogue pp. 125 à 127, donne le détail des planches en couleurs; Guide biblio. d’hist. militaire A 316.Très bel ouvrage, orné de 60 planches en couleurs, sur les uniformes de l’armée française au début de la 3e République."L’ouvrage de M. Detaille est certainement le plus beau livre qui ait été publié sur l’Armée française. Il est documentaire pour la période de 1883 à 1888 et fournit en même temps des renseignements fort intéressants sur les tenues des troupes françaises de 1789 à 1883." (Glaser).

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        LA GRECIA ARCHITETTURA PUBBLICA E PRIVATA, MOBILI, ARMI, COSTUMI, USI ECC.

      LOESCHER, TORINO 1889 - LA VITA DEI GRECI E DEI ROMANI ITALIANO II edizione riveduta ed ampliata, pagine ancora intonse, leggermente ingiallite e con fioriture sparse, illustrazioni in nero nei testi, legatura lenta, tagli non rifilati, piatto anteriore mancante, piatto posteriore con piccola illustrazione, brunito, con strappetti e mancanze ai bordi, dorso con strappi e mancanze

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        A Bird's-Eye View of the West End of London.

      1889 - London: The Graphic, 1889. Wood engraving. 465 x 1130mm. An unsual arial view of London, taken from above the Houses of Parliament, but looking away from the City, issued as a supplement to the Graphic newspaper on 21st September 1889. On the right edge is Trafalgar Square with Nelson's Column and the National Gallery; the the right foreground are Westminster Abbey and St Margaret's Church; in the middle distance at the centre is Buckingham Palace, with the Royal Albert Hall and Albert Memorial behind; and on the left is Pimlico, with Vincent Square, Victoria Station and Chelsea Bridge.

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        THE BUTTERFLIES OF THE EASTERN UNITED STATES AND CANADA WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO NEW ENGLAND.

      Cambridge, Ma.: Published by the Author, November 1888 - October 1889. - Three volumes. Frontispiece portraits (two chromolithographed), four maps (three folding, two colored), with 89 other maps and plates, including 21 chromolithographs, plus [2]pp. list of subscribers. Half titles. Quarto. Contemporary blue cloth, spines gilt. Hinges a bit loose, light edge and corner wear. Later owner's blind stamp on initial leaves. Light tanning, otherwise internally clean. Very good. Scudder produced this privately printed work in an elaborate fashion. It is one of the most important books about butterflies produced in the U.S. in the 19th century. The work illustrates the rapidly changing world of illustration technology, with finely executed chromolithographs by Thomas Sinclair and Julius Bien of Philadelphia, as well as more precise images in black and white using gelatin process photographs, photogravures, and electrotypes. BENNETT, p.96. McGRATH, pp.46,148. REESE, STAMPED WITH A NATIONAL CHARACTER 106.

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        SMS Alexandrine - South Pacific Voyages Patrolling German New Guinea

      Central and South Pacific: German New Guinea, Samoa Islands, Marshall Islands, Fiji, Australia, 2 April 1889 - 15 September 1891. Manuscript journal of Th. Krüger, a petty officer and gunsmith who served with the Kaiserliche Marine (German Imperial Navy) onboard SMS Alexandrine, detailing observations in the German South Seas colonies, and also in Chile. 8vo. 135 pages in manuscript including title page, list of officers onboard, the ship's equipment and history, paginated to 137 with two integral blanks following these introductory features. Text is in German. Black cloth over brown paper boards, manuscript title label to front. A detailed naval account. It is exceedingly scarce to find period manuscript works of any kind pertaining to German colonial presence in the South Pacific. SMS Alexandrine was a member of the Carola class of steam corvettes built for the German Kaiserliche Marine (Imperial Navy). Designed for service in the German colonial empire, she was equipped with a combination of steam and sail power for extended range, and a battery guns for defense. Alexandrine was first commissioned in 1889 for a voyage to Samoa in the Central Pacific, where competing claims to the islands of Samoa created tension between several colonial powers, this taking place during the First Samoan Civil War. The ship patrolled Deutsch-Neuguinea, Germany's colonial holdings in the Central Pacific, until 1891. She subsequently joined the German Cruiser Squadron, which was sent to Chile to protect German nationals during the Chilean Civil War of 1891. For two and a half years, the writer plied Pacific waters for German colonial gain, all the while Great Britain and the United States of America having their sights on some of the same islands, and in Samoa a civil war was disrupting commerce and the safety of foreigners. The First Samoan Civil War, enduring roughly between 1886 and 1894, was a conflict between rival Samoan factions in the Samoan Islands. The war was fought primarily between Samoans fighting over whether Malietoa Laupepa or Mata'afa Iosefo would be King of Samoa. The German military intervened on several occasions. There was also a naval standoff between U.S., Germany, and UK. After the 1889 Apia cyclone destroyed six of the German and American ships stationed at Samoa, the three countries decided that Laupepa would be the King. The present volume offers primary source observations and descriptions of islands seldom described or even mentioned in contemporary accounts, including remarks on the indigenous settlements, as the writer and his fellow officers patrolled South Pacific islands, in particular the innumerable islands which formed Deutsch-Neuguinea, to protect and to further aggrandize Germany's colonial and commercial empire. Providing further imagery of life at sea during such a commission, the volume begins with an uncommon introduction of peripheral detail, comprising a history of the vessel and its then current equipment, followed by succinct biographical sketch of each individual crew member, including names. Cannibals, heavily tattooed barely-clothed islanders, simple thatched huts of slightly varied construction dotting the jungles, quite likely never before seen by the writer, these and other customs piqued his interest and make for interesting nineteenth century accounts. The marine officer describes bartering with alleged cannibals and at least one skirmish with the natives. In one instance two islands are placed under German protection and the "Negerkönig" ["negro king"] was presented with gifts such as a crate of bread and a ton of salt meat. He also notes the stunning flora and fauna, including the colourful parrots and cockatoos. Following are a few examples of places discussed by officer Krüger which are scarcely mentioned in other contemporary accounts: On 5 August 1889, in his commentary, the writer highlights "Bougainville Island" which surely was of colonial interest at the time of Krüger's voyage, as Germany would lay claim to ten years later in 1899, annexing it into German New Guinea. An entry dated 14 March 1890 highlights "Opal" possibly referring to the small Samoan island of Upolu where in 1900 the Vailima Estate was purchased as the official residence for German governors. Upolu was also the site of several German plantations, which in 1888 were the target of much looting by protesting natives led by Samoan chief Mata'afa Iosefo. Shortly after this, we find entries pertaining to "Tamana Island," the smallest of the Gilbert Islands in Kiribati, which lay about halfway between Papua New Guinea and Hawaii. "Jaluit" is discussed, the large coral atoll of ninety-one islands having become a German protectorate on 13 September 1886, and having had several imperial commissars, Herr Eugen Brandeis holding the post at the time of Krüger's voyage. In 1884 the Germans had established a trading outpost. An entry in May 1890 discusses "Kabua the Great," the iroijlaplap, or paramount chief, of the Ralik Chain of the Marshall Islands. Reputed by German traders for his leadership and bravery, Iroijlaplap Kabua, or Kabua: King of Jaluit, as he was also known, was often eulogized by the German officials for his support of German trade and as an adherent of the German ways. He died in 1910. "Matupi" in Neu-Pommern appears a few times in the text. From 1884 to 1899 Matupi was part of the protected area of the New Guinea Company, serving as the hub for sea traffic in the Bismarck archipelago. Colonization of this island region began here. From 1899 to 1914 it was part of German New Guinea. Matupi island is part of the Bismarck Archipelago of what is today Papua New Guinea. "Saluafata," either efering to Saoluafata Harbour, or the colonial village; and "Pago-Pago" now capital of Samoa. During heightened conflicts over colonial interests in the island of Samao, in November 1888, the flags of Great Britain, Germany, and America, all stood planted on the beach of Saluafata to lay claim on the coveted island. Krüger and his fellow officers, onboard SMS Alexandrine, were promptly despatched to Samoa after a major cyclone struck the islands on 16 March 1889 and destroyed two German warships in Apia, the gunboats Adler and Eber. Several German marines were killed by the storm. At the same time, conflicting claims over the islands were being made by other leading empires, which gave impetus to the German government's efforts to defend its interests there. Tasked with defending German interests in the South Pacific, SMS Alexandrine left Wilhelmshaven on 15 April 1889. She would be joined by her sister ship Sophie and the gunboat named Wolf. Kaiser Wilhelm II was onboard for the start of the voyage, disembarking at Wangerooge near Heligoland. Upon their arrival, they found Samoa to be in the throes of its First Civil War. Her first Port of call after crossing the Indian Ocean was Albany, in Western Australia, from where she cruised to Sydney, arriving there on 6 July. By this time, the situation in Samoa had calmed, so Alexandrine was sent on a tour of German protectorates in Melanesia, beginning on 24 July 1889. An entry on this date collaborates the new task as the officers make preparations. Stops included the North Solomon Islands, Bougainville Island, Matupi in Neu-Pommern, Finschhafen in Deutsch-Neuguinea, and the Hermit Islands. The voyage culminated with Kapsu island off Neu-Mecklenburg, where Alexandrine sent a landing party ashore to punish local residents who had murdered a pair of German citizens. From there, Alexandrine sailed to Sydney, where she remained for the month of November for repairs and to rest the crew. In March 1890, a steamer arrived in Auckland, New Zealand, with a new crew to relieve the men aboard Alexandrine, although the keeper of the present journal remained onboard. The ship then went to Apia, where she remained until early May, when she was sent on a tour of the Marshall Islands with the local Reichskommissar (Imperial Commissioner) on board. See the writer's fascinating account of Jaluit island and Chief Iroij Laplap Kabua. While en route, the crew stopped in the Gilbert Islands to settle disputes between Germans and locals. And in June 1890, the ship's crew participated in the ceremony installing Malietoa Laupepa as the ruler of Samoa. Entries for August 1890 describe the arrival at Sydney, and the crew receiving news that the ship had been assigned to the Cruiser Squadron under Konteradmiral (Rear Admiral) Victor Valois. The ship's departure from Australia is described, a voyage which made stops at Jervis Bay, Melbourne, Adelaide, Wellington in New Zealand's Cook Strait, Suva in Fiji, Tamana, and other islands, finally arriving at Apia on 16 September 1890. Here Alexandrine joined the other two corvettes of the squadron, the flagship SMS Leipzig, and again SMS Sophie. On 6 January 1891, the crew would make a final and extensive tour to several islands in the Samoa group. From the South Pacific to East Asia, ship and crew, together with the squadron, embarked on a voyage for a brief time to China and Japan. While in Shanghai in April 1891, Alexandrine exchanged crews another time; Krüger remained at his once more. In Yokohama, on 3 May Valois received the command to depart for Chile to support President José Manuel Balmaceda against uprisings during the Chilean Civil War of 1891, and to safeguard German nationals in the country. The squadron arrived off the coast of Chile on 9 July and Valois secured an agreement with the authorities in Valparaiso for landing parties from the vessels to secure the European quarter of the city. With remarks on the port cities of Caldera, Iquiqui, Krüger provides a briefing of events in Chile. In August 1891 Krüger reports that he was preparing for his voyage home to Germany, though his entries end with their arrival in the Cape Verde Islands. It is unknown what on what ship he embarked for his journey home, as Valois' cruiser squadron remained in Chile until the end of the war, departing only in December, when Krüger documents that he had already arrived at Cape Verde. The squadron transited the Strait of Magellan into the South Atlantic, stopped in Cape Town, where Rear Admiral Friedrich von Pawelsz took command of the squadron on 23 February 1892. The three corvettes steamed to German East Africa, where Sophie was detached; Alexandrine and Leipzig continued on with service in East Asia.

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        LES ILES D'OR / LIS ISCLO D'OR

      LEMERRE 1889 - Très bel ouvrage reliure carton/cuir de 541 pages. Papier d'excellente qualité. Très bon état de conservation avec pages jaunies. exemplaire numéro au crayon N° 233. Œuvre de Mistral en provençal avec traduction française en contre page. Table ( les chansons, les romances, la princesse clémence, les sirventes, la fin du moissonneur, les rêves, la chanteuse du logis, les plaintes, la pluie, les sonnets, les chants nuptiaux, le laiteron, les saluts, le pouilleux) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ATLAS. CARTE DE L'AFRIQUE à l'Echelle du 2.000.000e DRESSEE ET DESSINEE par le Chef de Bon du GENIE R. DE LANNOY DE BISSY. Exemplaire d'ALFRED GRANDIDIER

      SERVICE GEOGRAPHIQUE DE L'ARMEE 1889 - lannoy de bissy - PREMIERE EDITION DE 1889, SERVICE GEOGRAPHIQUE DE L'ARMEE. - Présentée à l'Exposition Universelle. Obtient la Médaille d'Or de l'Institut de Géographie & Médaille CAILLIE pour son Atlas. - EXEMPLAIRE en feuilles sous Chemise OFFERT à ALFRED GRANDIDIER EXPLORATEUR et GEOGRAPHE. - ENVOI MANUSCRIT "A Monsieur Alfred Grandidier, Membre de l'Institut, Hommage du Commandant (Signé R.) de Lannoy de Bissy". - PORTFOLIO In-Plano, (60/70 cm), plats préservés collés, Feuilles in-folio de Cartographie datées de 1881 à 1889, numérotées de 1 à 61, manquent les numéros 13. 41 bis. 45. 46. 49. et 62 Certaines cartes portent au dos la mention manuscrite "Grandidier". - Disposer d’une carte générale d’Afrique suffisamment vaste pour contenir tous les itinéraires des explorateurs : tel est le projet que nourrit le commandant Lannoy de Bissy. (Olivier Loiseaux BNF). - COLLATION : La carte d'Afrique comprend dans sa forme définitive 63 feuilles numérotées de 1 à 62 plus la feuille de MAHE 42 bis. - Certaines Cartes sont impressionantes pour leur masse de travail telle l'Ethiopie, Gondar etc. Plus de 600 noms d'explorateurs y figurent. - La Première Edition de 1889 porte la mention en marge, Imprimerie Zincographique du Dépôt de la Guerre. Voir Olivier Loiseau Conservateur en chef Bnf, Département Cartes et Plans. - CARTE DE PORTEE MAJEURE, elle est la première à cartographier l'ensemble de l'Afrique. Après Sedan, la France se lance dans les Années 1880 dans la Grande aventure Coloniale. Elle deviendra la Vade Mecum de tout voyageur en Afrique. - ALFRED GRANDIDIER Explorateur et Géographe (1836-1921), participera à l'élaboration et aux corrections des cartes de MADAGASCAR N° 47. 51. 52. 56. 57. et qui figurent dans l'Atlas (Cf. Notes des Archives de Chambéry Bib. Municip. Fonds Lannoy de Bissy). Ils ne disposent que d'un exemplaire incomplet de l'édition première de 1889. Id pour Polytechnique. - Victor Amedee Richard de Regnauld de Lannoy de Bissy Né à Valence EN 1844 ; Polytechnique en 1864, choisit le Génie. Dès 1874 il réfléchit à une Carte Générale d'Afrique suffisamment vaste pour contenir les itinéraires des Explorateurs. En 1876, Aide de Camp il rassemble sa documentation et adhère en 1877 à la Sté de Géographie. Le Géographe et Explorateur GRANDIDIER soutiendra et participera à ses travaux. 1184 Le Général FARRE l'affecte à la section de Cartographie du Dépôt de la Guerre et l'Etat Major décide la publication de la Carte. Il établit alors son réseau d'informations et d'explorateurs. En 1884 il présente ses 23 premières feuilles. C'est un succès incontestable. La Carte est terminée en 1888 et est présentée en intégralité à l'Exposition Universelle de 1889 dans la Section du Ministère de la Guerre sur l'Esplanade des Invalides et obtient de la Sté de Géographie la Médaille CAILLIE. Il obtient en 1890 la Médaille d'Or de la Sté de Géographie, récompense suprême pour le cartographe. - 14 ANNEES DE TRAVAIL PREPARATOIRE avant la première édition. Il y aura 2 éditions qui suivront en 1892 et ?. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Lost Inca: a Tale of Discovery in the Vale of the Inti-Mayu.

      New York: Cassell & Co. 1889 - 12mo. 287 pp. Very Good, Half Calf on Marbled Boards; staining, rubbing, minor red rot, & edge wear on covers; chipping and minor losses on head and tail of spine from red rot; some browning of pages, shelf wear. Provenance: John Ruyle. Map preceding title page. First Edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Manuscript Journal of South Pacific Voyages, Detailing Observations in the German South Seas Colonies (German New Guinea, Samoa Islands, Marshall Islands, Fiji, Australia), and also in Chile.

      Central and South Pacific, 1889 - 1891. Central and South Pacific: German New Guinea, Samoa Islands, Marshall Islands, Fiji, Australia, 2 April 1889 - 15 September 1891. Manuscript journal of Th. Krüger, a petty officer and gunsmith who served with the Kaiserliche Marine (German Imperial Navy) onboard SMS Alexandrine, detailing observations in the German South Seas colonies, and also in Chile. 8vo. 135 pages in manuscript including title page, list of officers onboard, the ship's equipment and history, paginated to 137 with two integral blanks following these introductory features. Text is in German. Black cloth over brown paper boards, manuscript title label to front. Some wear to boards, otherwise in very good condition, a detailed naval account. It is exceedingly scarce to find period manuscript works of any kind pertaining to German colonial presence in the South Pacific. Alexandrine was first commissioned in 1889 for a voyage to Samoa in the Central Pacific, where competing claims to the islands of Samoa created tension between several colonial powers, this taking place during the First Samoan Civil War. The ship patrolled Deutsch-Neuguinea, Germany's colonial holdings in the Central Pacific, until 1891. She subsequently joined the German Cruiser Squadron, which was sent to Chile to protect German nationals during the Chilean Civil War of 1891. For two and a half years, the writer plied Pacific waters for German colonial gain, all the while Great Britain and the United States of America having their sights on some of the same islands, and in Samoa a civil war was disrupting commerce and the safety of foreigners. The present volume offers primary source observations and descriptions of islands seldom described or even mentioned in contemporary accounts, including remarks on the indigenous settlements, as the writer and his fellow officers patrolled South Pacific islands, in particular the innumerable islands which formed Deutsch-Neuguinea, to protect and to further aggrandize Germany's colonial and commercial empire. Cannibals, heavily tattooed barely-clothed islanders, simple thatched huts of slightly varied construction dotting the jungles, quite likely never before seen by the writer, these and other customs piqued his interest and make for interesting nineteenth century accounts. The marine officer describes bartering with alleged cannibals and at least one skirmish with the natives. In one instance two islands are placed under German protection and the "Negerkönig" ["negro king"] was presented with gifts such as a crate of bread and a ton of salt meat. He also notes the stunning flora and fauna, including the colourful parrots and cockatoos. ollowing are a few examples of places discussed by officer Krüger which are scarcely mentioned in other contemporary accounts: "Bougainville Island", "Opal" possibly referring to the small Samoan island of Upolu, "Tamana Island", "Jaluit", "Matupi" in Neu-Pommern, "Saluafata," either efering to Saoluafata Harbour, or the colonial village; and "Pago-Pago" now capital of Samoa. . Manuscript.

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        Notas Interesantes Acerca de Pittsburg [Pittsburgh], 1889

      Pittsburgh: Otto Krebs, 1889. Hardcover. Fine. 1889, First Edition. Hardcover, oblong folio (13.5 x 11 inches), bound in the original blue velvet with original silver design 'Pittsburg, PA' on the front board and corners. Includes 75 tissue-covered, b&w plates, each with accompanying text in Spanish. A Fine copy, that also includes the bottom section of the original presentation box. Bright, clean contents; tight binding. A brilliant, well preserved copy. Includes photos of the famous steel mills of the time (Carnegie, Phipps, Homestead, McKeesport, Canonsburg), plus the Westinghouse factory, machines, trains and trains stations. Published on the occasion of the meeting of the Congreso Internacional Americano in Pittsburgh, November 6-8, 1889. Quite rare -- OCLC locates only two copies, the NYPL and the Univ. of Michigan.

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        Tullidge's Histories, (Volume II.) Containing the History of all the Northern, Eastern and Western Counties of Utah; Also the Counties of Southern Idaho with a Biographical Appendix of Representative Men and Founders of the Cities and Counties; Also a Commercial Supplement, Historical (Wilford Woodruff presentation copy)

      Salt Lake City: Juvenile Instructor, 1889. First edition, presentation copy from Wilford Woodruff. Leather bound. Good. vi, 440 (i.e. 540)p., [1]l., 372 (i.e. 362)pp. Quarto [25 cm] 3/4 black leather with pebbled black cloth over boards, a gilt tooled spine, and a decorative gilt stamped titles on the spine and front cover. Brown floral endpapers. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Lorenzo Snow. Presentation copy from the fourth President of the Church of Jesus Christ, Wilford Woodruff, with the notation in pen on the front flyleaf stating, "Presented by Wilford Woodruff, Salt Lake City, March 1890." There is also a tipped-in presentation slip on the title page which reads, "With the Compliments of Wilford Woodruff, Salt Lake City." The extremities are mildly rubbed, and the rear board is heavily faded. The top 1/4" of the leather at the head of the backstrip has a number of closed tears. The text block is cracked at the beginning and end. Frontispiece offset on the title page and the tipped-in Wilford Woodruff presentation slip. Else, the illustrated plates are only very subtly offset on the opposing pages. There are several short pen notations on the front flyleaf and title page. As is noted in Flake, pp. 537-540 of first paginated part are incorrectly numbered 437-440. Second part has half title: Biographies (supplemental volume). Pages 353-362 of second paginated part are incorrectly numbered 363-372. With 26 engraved plates, all present. Tullidge's scarcest and most ambitious volume in his series of histories and biographies. Intended as a companion volume to his History of Salt Lake City, this volume covers the rest of the state and Southern Idaho. Much on the Park City mines, Summit County, Ogden, Logan and the other northern regions of the state. Flake/Draper 9045.

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        Driving . [Volume 11 of The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes]

      Longmans, Green and Co, London 1889 - (9 3/8 x 7 1/8 inches). Numerous illustrations, after G.D. Giles and J. Sturgess. Extra-illustrated with 15 original drawings by Sturgess. Number 242 of 250 large paper copies. Contemporary red morocco by Rivere & Son, arms of the Dukes of Beaufort on both covers enclosed by a single fillet with stirrups and hunting horns at corners and with a motif of horse shoes in the outer panel, spine with raised bands in six compartments, lettered in the second and third, the others with sporting motifs in each compartment, gilt inner dentelles, blue paper endpapers, top edges gilt, other uncut, within a cloth slipcase. Rare large paper copy, beautifully bound by Riviere and extra-illustrated with original drawings by Sturgess for illustrations within the book. Dedicated to the Prince of Wales, The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes, was a sporting and publishing project conceived and founded by Henry Somerset, 8th Duke of Beaufort (1824-1899). Between 1885 and 1896, it developed into a series of 28 separately published sporting books which aimed to cover comprehensively all the major sports and pastimes, with some additional volumes on new sports (including football and motoring) published subsequently. The work was issued in three forms: a standard trade edition bound in cloth, a deluxe edition identical to the trade edition but bound in half morocco, and the present large-paper deluxe edition limited to 250 numbered copies. Sturgess was a noted hunting and racing artist who worked mainly for the Illustrated London News between 1875 and 1885, and exhibited widely in the London galleries, including the Royal Society of British Artists and the Royal Hibernian Society in Dublin. His lively original illustrations, however, are seldom encountered. A lovely, unique copy of a noted sporting book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

      London: David Nutt, 1889. Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam in an Unusual Chivers Morocco and Vellucent Binding [BINDING]. CHIVERS, Cedric, binder. Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, Translated by Justin Huntly McCarthy, M.P. London: David Nutt, 1889. Small octavo (6 7/8 x 4 1/4 inches; 171x 108 mm.). lxii, [1], [1, blank], [156], [1, imprint], [1, blank] pp. Bound by Cedric Chivers ca. 1890 (stamp-signed in gilt on rear turn-in). Full dark blue morocco, front cover decoratively paneled in gilt with an elliptical sunken vellucent panel delicately and beautifully hand-painted under the vellum in multi-colors and lettered "Rubaiyat/of/Omar/Khayyam". Lower cover paneled in gilt and with a central elliptical floral decoration in gilt. Smooth spine decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt. Decorative gilt board-edges, and turn-ins, pale blue marbled paper paste-downs and end-leaves, top edge gilt, others uncut. Light offsetting from turn-ins to end-papers. A near fine, very attractive and somewhat unusual Cedric Chivers binding. "In his large bindery at Portway, Bath, Chivers employed about forty women for folding, sewing, mending, and collating work, and in addition, five more women worked in a separate department, to design, illuminate, and colour vellum for book decoration, and to work on embossed leather. These five were Dorothy Carleton Smyth, Alice Shepherd, Miss J.D. Dunn, Muriel Taylor, and Agatha Gales. Most Vellucent bindings were designed by H. Granville Fell, but the woman most frequently employed for this kind of work was probably Dorothy Carleton Smyth" (Marianne Tidcombe, Women Bookbinders 1880-1920, p. 86).

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        La Littérature à cent à l'heure.

      Perrin et Cie, Paris 1889 - In-12, 384 pp., demi-basane, dos à nerfs (dos un peu insolé). Exemplaire truffé en tête d'ouvrage du prospectus publicitaire sur papier jaune et d'une lettre autographe de deux pages in-12, datée de 1917, dans laquelle Charles Morice évoque plusieurs projets : une introduction à Baudelaire, un cours sur Verlaine à la Schola Cantorum grâce à Vincent d'Indy, projets dont on ne trouve pas trace et qu'il n'a sans doute pu mener à terme, Charles Morice étant décédé deux ans plus tard à Menton. Ediiton originale extrèmement rare. Charles Morice (1860-1919) fut poète et essayiste. Il participa entre autres à la revue Lutèce (anciennement La Nouvelle Rive Gauche) où il rencontra Verlaine, Mallarmé et Coppée, ainsi qu'au Salut Public (journal lyonnais). Il écrivit plusieurs articles sur Verlaine (sous le pseudonyme de Karl Mohr), d'abord critiques, puis louangeurs et contribua à sa reconnaissance. Cet essai rendit célèbre Charles Morice, considéré depuis comme un des théoricien du Symbolisme (qu'il nomma ainsi pour la première fois). Langue : Français [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Antoine]
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        Zur Geschichte der Handelsgesellschaften im Mittelalter. Nach südeuropäischen Quellen.

      Stuttgart, Verlag von Ferdinand Enke, 1889. - VIII 170 S., gr.okt., kt., min. bestoßen. -- Erste Ausgabe seiner ersten selbständigen Veröffentlichung.-- [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: oeconomie.de | Antiquariat Hohmann]
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        Il Piacere. Romanzo di Gabriele D'Annunzio

      Fratelli Treves Editori. Prima tiratura senza indicazione di migliaio: entro lo stesso 1889 si arrivò a stamparne copie con indicazione di 'quinto migliaio', a testimoniare lo straordinario successo del primo romanzo di d'Annunzio, con il suo protagonista calcato sulla figura dell'autore, eroe decadente per eccellenza nel panorama letterario ottocentesco. Guabello, Raccolta dannunziana, 37

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        Bilder aus Mekka.

      Leiden, E. J. Brill, 1889. - Folio (282 x 372 mm). 20 collotype prints mounted on 18 sheets loose in red gilt cloth portfolio as issued, complete with the oft-lacking half-title, list of plates, title and preface. One of the earliest photographic documents of Mecca and the Hajj, preceded only by the photographs of Muhammed Sadiq Bey published in 1881 (Sotheby's, 4 June 1998: £1,250,000). Much rarer than the author's similarly titled "Bilder-Atlas zu Mekka", a portfolio of lithographs to accompany the "Mekka" books which Snouck had published after his return from the Arabian Peninsula. "Following the publication of 'Bilder-Atlas zu Mekka', Hurgronje received a letter from his doctor in Makkah, whom he had taught the art of photography. The letter contained new photographs of the hajj which were of such great interest that he decided in 1889 to publish his 'Bilder aus Mekka' [.] The photographs provide an insight into the world of Makkah's inhabitants, pilgrims from all over the Islamic world, in addition to the sharif of Makkah, the Turkish governor, and various religious and secular figures" (Badr el-Hage, p. 46f.). "In 1981 F. H. S. Allen and C. Gavin first identified the earliest Arabian photographer by deciphering his elaborately calligraphed signatures, which without exception had been erased from the plates reproduced by Snouck Hurgronje: 'Futugrafiyat al-Sayyid 'Abd al-Ghaffar, tabib Makka' (The Photography of the Sayyid Abd al-Ghaffar, physican of Mecca). This princely eye surgeon had been host to the young Snouck in Mecca immediately after the Dutchman's conversion to Islam. Snouck claimed to have taught his host how to use a camera and attributes to him (without ever mentioning his name) the pictures reproduced in 'Bilder aus Mekka'". - The first four leaves of letterpress material have been reinforced along the left edge. Prints and their mounts in excellent condition, crisp with very slight toning. Cloth portfolio a little faded; spine repaired, with 1914 De Belder bookplate on pastedown. Very rare: only two copies at auctions internationally during the past decades (the last, at Sotheby's in 2006, was incomplete, lacking all the text leaves). Macro 1233. Badr el-Hage. Saudi Arabia Caught in Time. Reading, 1997. F. E. Peters. The Muslim Pilgrimage to Mecca and the Holy Place. Princeton University Press 1996. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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