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        Les jeux du cirque et la fête foraine

      Plon-Nourrit & Cie, 1889. - Plon-Nourrit & Cie, Paris 1889, 21x28,5cm, reliure de l'éditeur. - Edition in esecuzione su carta, è stato licenziato 50 principali carte in Giappone. Binding Editor in piena cartone rosso posteriore liscio, la testa d'oro. Prenota con illustrazioni originali di Jules Garnier. Guardie uniformemente ombreggiata, altrimenti buona copia. Cartonnage freschezza. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant, il n'a été tiré que 50 Japon en grands papiers. Reliure de l'éditeur en plein cartonnage rouge, dos lisse, tête dorée. Ouvrage orné d'illustrations originales de Jules Garnier. Gardes uniformément ombrées, sinon bel exemplaire. Cartonnage d'une grande fraîcheur.

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        Götzen-Dämmerung (Twilight of the Idols).

      C.G. Naumann, Leipzig 1889 - TP + [i]-[iii] = Vorwort + [v] = Inhalt + [1] - 144, Octavo. First Edition, First Issues (Schaberg 56a).Nietzsche had 1,000 copies of this work privately printed. Nietzsche began to write Twilight of the Idols at the end of June of 1888 and was finished by early September-another lightning-quick production that he claimed to have been the "work of so few days that I am hesitant to mention exactly how many." His hesitancy becomes even more understandable when one remembers that part of July was devoted to the preparation of the final typescript of The Case of Wagner and that during August he produced two "Postscripts" and the "Epilogue" and then proofed the entire work. In the final analysis-when the book was finally completed-Nietzsche bragged to Gast that "I could hardly have used ten days more efficiently for it certainly took me no longer to write the book." Yet another ten-day wonder!The new book was originally entitled A Psychologist at Leisure when Nietzsche mentioned it to Naumann on 7 September:I am about to give you a nice surprise. You probably think we are finished with printing but even now the cleanest manuscript I have ever sent to you is on its way. Regarding layout and design, this new work should be a twin to The Case of Wagner. The title is A Psychologist at Leisure. It is imperative for me that we publish this now because by the end of next year we will have to begin the printing of my main work The Revaluation of All Values which will be a stern and serious book and I will not be able to publish anything cheerful and winsome right after it.This book, though not very large, may cause a few ears to be opened so that the main work will not be greeted with silence like my Zarathustra.The manuscript was mailed two days later and the single-page first draft for the Preface came three days after that. Nietzsche thought of this book-in conjunction with the Wagner book-as a light and brief respite before the publication of his masterwork: "In the final analysis, both of these works are only recuperations in the midst of an immensely difficult and decisive task which, when properly understood, will split humanity in two." Unfortunately, Nietzsche never recovered from these "recuperations" and The Revaluation of All Values was never completed Even as the book was being printed, Peter Gast pleaded with Nietzsche to change the title:When I consider how other people will respond to this title, I think A Psychologist at Leisure is much too unassuming. You have dragged your artillery to the highest mountains, you have guns such as have never existed, and even if you shoot blindly you will inspire terror all around. The stride of a Giant which can make the mountains shake to their core is hardly leisure . . . and so I plead-if an incompetent may make such a request-let us have a more resplendent, a more radiant title!Nietzsche immediately agreed and changed the title to Twilight of the Idols, and three days later, he penned the final version of the Preface, which was dated 30 September 1888.(Schaberg, The Nietzsche Canon, pp. 166-167). Recent period-style ¾ black leather with blue and tan marbled boards. The spine with 5 raised bands, and gilt decorations on the bands. Gilt title the second compartment, gilt authors name in fourth compartment. The interior is clean, tight and bright. A really gorgeous copy of this important work by Nietzsche. ADDITIONAL PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

      Charles L. Webster & Company, 1889 First Edition, second state without the "S" on page 59. 8vo. 575pp. Green cloth covered boards stamped in gilt; blue and black on front cover and in gilt on spine. Profusely illustrated with full-page and text drawings. The many illustrations of Dan Beard add a great deal to the attractiveness of the volume. They are unusual in that many of them are caricatures of prominent industrialists and rulers of the era (ref: Johnson, A Bibl. of the Works of Mark Twain). Fine condition. Comes housed in a custom-made slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.

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        Storia civile della citta' di Avellino ovvero serie cronologica de' suoi castaldi, conti e principi seguita dall'altra degli intendenti, governatori, prefetti. Vol. I ( - II)

      Stabilimento Tipografico dei Fratelli Tornese, 1889. 2 voll. in 8 rilegati in un unico tomo + appendice finale di 20 pagine numerate in romani con il testo delle Onoranze funebri alla memoria del cavaliere Giuseppe Zigarelli, pp. VIII + 17 - 576; 168; XX. Piccolo forellino riparato al frontespizio, lieve mancanza di qualche lettera di una parola nella prima pagina di testo. Legatura coeva in mezza tela. L'opera e' completa pur presentando un'anomalia nella numerazione delle prime pagine del I tomo. Le prime VIII pagine sono numerate in romani e contengono la prefazione, la dedicatoria e l'accettazione della dedicatoria, segue il testo vero e proprio che pero' inizia da pagina 17 e non da pagina 1. L'indice finale dimostra come non ci siano parti di testo mancanti. Alcuni quinterni sono stampati su carta difforme. In fine orazione in morte dello Zigarelli ad opera di Alberto Dolinelli che ripercorre la vita dello storico campano, la cui raccolta di antichita', donata alla sua morte, fu l'origine del Museo Irpino di Avellino. Raro testo che contiene una ricchissima serie di biografie a partire dall'anno 670 sino al XIX sec. Manca a Lozzi. ITA

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        EXPOSITION (L') de Paris (1889). Publiée avec la collaboration d'écrivain speciaux. Edition enrichie de vues, de scenes, de reproductions d'objets d'art, de machines, de dessins et gravures par les meilleurs artistes. Premier & deuxième volumes réunis - Troisième & quatrième volumes réunis (dal fascicolo 1 all'80, tutto il pubblicato).

      1889. Paris, en vente a la Librairie Illustrée, 1889, voll. 2, in-folio, bella leg. edit. in piena tela rossa con titolo e figura della Torre Eiffel impressi in oro sui piatti anteriori (risentimenti d'umidità all'esterno), pp. [4], 324 - [4], 324. Con 2 antiporte in cromolitografia, centinaia di illustrazioni xilografiche anche a piena pagina e 80 tavole a doppia pagina. Piccolo foro con perdita di poche lettere alle pp. 319-320 del secondo tomo.

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        WEE WILLIE WINKIE and Other Child Stories

      1889. [in the scarce first state] Allahabad: Messrs. A. H. Wheeler & Co., n.d.[1889]. 2 pp preliminary ads plus 7 pp ads, undated. Original grey-green pictorial wrappers. First Edition, first state, of the sixth volume of Wheeler's "Indian Railway Library," and the last of Kipling's initial series (one more of his works would be added a few years later -- THE CITY OF DREADFUL NIGHT, No. 14 in the Library). This volume contains his early collection of four tales for children -- the title tale, plus "Baa Baa Black Sheep," "His Majesty the King" and "The Drums of the Fore and Aft." (The first three had appeared in an Indian periodical, but for "The Drums" this is its first appearance anywhere.) Per Kipling's Preface,~This is the last book of the series, and it naturally ends with the little children who always trot after the tail of any procession. Only women understand children thoroughly but if a mere man keeps very quiet, and humbles himself properly, and refrains from talking down to his superiors, the children will sometimes be good to him and let him see what they think about the world...~1500 copies were printed in March 1889; as they were bound up and issued, four discreet changes were made to the front wrapper (designed by Kipling's father, head of the Mayo School of Art in Lahore). This copy has the wrapper in the very scarce first of the four states: the periods are NOT present in "A H Wheeler" (in the second state they are present), and below the design it reads only "Mufid i am Press Lahore" (in the third state would be added "Moyo School of Art, Lahore," and in the fourth this would be corrected to "Mayo...").~This is a very good-plus copy, with a bit of the almost-unavoidable edge-chipping of the very delicate wrappers (atypically, however, the spine is intact). Richards A19; Stewart 54; Livingston 43. Housed in a morocco-backed slipcase with inner chemise.

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        Edwin Arnold's Poetical Works [Signed 2X]

      Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1889. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. A Very Good copy of Edwin Arnold's Poetical Works, presented in two volumes, with EACH VOLUME SIGNED, CONTEMPORARILY DATED, AND PLACED BY EDWIN ARNOLD on the second front free endpaper (spine ends worn and showing so loss, modest shelf wear, board corners rubbed); being a complete edition of Arnold's then-existing Poetical works. [Roberts Brothers published an earlier collection of Arnold's works in 1880, the Preface to which earlier, less comprehensive, edition, is included in this edition, as is, of course, the Preface to this larger 1889 edition.] Arnold is best-known for his "Light of Asia" (1879), an Indian epic dealing with the life and teaching of the Buddha, an important work which introduced the Buddha to the west, was quite popular both in England and in America, is included in Volume I of this set, and which constitutes his primary work in his effort to render the life and philosophy of the East in English verse. In our experience, signed copies of Light of Asia in any edition are exceptionally difficult to find. A Very Good copy, CONTEMPORARILY SIGNED, LOCATED, AND DATED BY ARNOLD IN EACH VOLUME. QUITE SCARCE INDEED. [PLEASE NOTE: International shipment must be by Priority Mail.]

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        CATALOGUE OF SHARP & SMITH Importers, Manufacturers, Whole and Retail Dealers in SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS, 1889

      The Blakely Printing Company, Chicago, Illinois 1889 - SHARP & SMITH, Importers, Manufacturers, Wholesale and Retail Dealers in Surgical Instruments, Deformity Apparatus, Artificial Limbs, Artificial Eyes, Elastic Stockings, Trusses, Crutches, Supporters, Galvanic and Faradic Batteries, etc.; Surgeons' Appliances of Every Description. Original gold-printed, black-cloth binding; 973 pages, copiously illustrated with steel-engravings. Excellent and detailed medical instruments catalogue. Book is in very good plus or better condition. There are several unobtrusive ex-library markings. Binding is strong; pages are clean and bright. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Illustrated Catalogue of Portrait Miniatures

      ondon- The Burlington Fine Arts Club 1889 - A beautifully illustrated catalogue of the collection of portrait miniatures at the Burlington Fine Arts Club. With 36 full page photographic plates. The Burlington Fine Arts Club was a London gentleman's club based in Savile Row and established in 1866. The Club had its roots in the informal Fine Arts Club, a gathering of amateur art enthusiasts that met in Malborough house in 1856. In 1866 they formalised the new club. The club aimed to evoke the atmosphere of a typical gentlemen's club for those interested in art, as well as to provide a showcase for amateur artists. Part of the clubhouse doubled as a regular exhibition venue, the location having been selected for its proximity to Mayfair art dealers. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, a trifle rubbed with bumping to extremities. Wear to head of spine. Some marks to boards. Internally, firmly bound. Pages foxed to first and last but otherwise clean and bright with just the occasional spot and handling mark. Overall: VERY GOOD [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pyramiden" originale Farbstiftzeichnung ca.14x24cm (Darstellung/image size) handschriftlich in Bleistift betitelt und datiert "19. 1. (18)89"; verso handschriftlich bezeichnet

      - Das Blatt stammt aus einer Folge von 34 Zeichnungen aus dem Tagebuch Haubtmanns über eine ausgedehnte Reise durch Ägypten vom 18.1. bis 9.3.1889, wobei Haubtmann nicht nur die berühmten Pyramiden und Tempel besichtigte, sondern auch eine Fahrt auf dem Nil unternahm. [Die interessante Zeichnung auf Unterlagen-Karton (24x32cm) montiert, dort handschriftlich nummeriert.] [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Baco verulamius alchemicis philosophis quid debuerit (précieux exemplaire de Pierre Janet)

      Angers: Burdin 1889 - In-8° broché, couverture imprimée, 57 pages. Précieux exemplaire de la thèse latine de Pierre Janet consacrée à Bacon et l'alchimie soutenue à la Sorbonne. Nombre de bibliographie l'ignorent et elle ne sortit jamais en librairie. Il s'agit de l'exemplaire personnel de Pierre Janet avec le cachet gras de sa bibliothèque reproduisant sa signature olographe sur la page de garde. Dos légèrement défraichi avec de petits manques de papier. Un manque de papier au coin inférieur droit du premier plat. Exemplaire rarissime absent de presque toutes les bibliothèques au monde [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Les confessions

      H. Launette & Cie, 1889. - H. Launette & Cie, Paris 1889, 22x32cm, 2 volumes reliés. - Edizione illustrato con 96 composizioni originali di Maurice Leloir incisa acquaforte. Leganti pieno marocchino rosso, torna con cinque nervi, date dorate code ruote d'oro sulle acconciature, incorniciano un pizzo d'oro su contreplats, guardie e contreplats di carta fatta a mano, doppie reti dorata sui tagli, tutte le sezioni dorate, belle rilegature poi firmati da Garidel. Prefazione di Jules Claretie. Bellissimo esemplare completamente definiti. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition illustrée de 96 compositions originales de Maurice Leloir gravées à l'eau - forte. Reliures en plein maroquin rouge, dos à cinq nerfs, dates dorées en queues, roulettes dorées sur les coiffes, encadrement d'une dentelle dorée sur les contreplats, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, doubles filets dorés sur les coupes, toutes tranches dorées, superbes reliures de l'époque signées de Garidel. Préface de Jules Clarétie. Bel exemplaire parfaitement établi.  

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        Sphinx" originale Buntstiftzeichnung ca.22x16cm (Darstellung/image size) verso handschriftlich mit Bleistift betitelt, bezeichnet und datiert "18./I 1889"

      - Das Blatt stammt aus einer Folge von 34 Zeichnungen aus dem Tagebuch Haubtmanns über eine ausgedehnte Reise durch Ägypten vom 18.1. bis 9.3.1889, wobei Haubtmann nicht nur die berühmten Pyramiden und Tempel besichtigte, sondern auch eine Fahrt auf dem Nil unternahm. [Die interessante Zeichnung auf Unterlagen-Karton (32x24cm) montiert; dort nummeriert, datiert und betitelt.] [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Japoneries d'automne

      Calmann Levy, 1889. - Calmann Levy, Paris 1889, 12x18,5cm, relié. - Edizione originale. Associazione a bradel mezzo calico viola, spina dorsale piatto decorato con filetti dorati passato, parte del titolo e il nome dell'autore del dolore marrone, piatti carta marmorizzata, legame contemporaneo. Autografo prezioso firmato Pierre Loti di Alphonse Daudet: "... con la mia migliore condizione ..." Timbro stampato Julia Daudet biblioteca testa di una guardia. Alcuni foxing. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure à la bradel en demi percaline violette, dos lisse passé orné de filets dorés,  pièce de titre et nom de l'auteur de chagrin marron, plats de papier marbré, reliure de l'époque. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Pierre Loti à Alphonse Daudet : "... avec ma meilleure affection..." Cachet imprimé de la bibliothèque Julia Daudet en tête d'une garde. Quelques rousseurs.

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        The Holy Land in Three Divisions: Jerusalem and Galilee; Jordan and Bethlehem; Idumea and Petra

      Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co, [c. 1889]. All parts bound in one volume Half folio (approximately 10 x 14 inches exclusive of margins) Illustrated with 120 tinted lithographs by Louis Haghe from original drawings by David Roberts. (all present.) Plates slightly larger (32 x 24 cm) than in the earlier quarto edition and are also identified outside the image original scarlet padded morocco, heavy gilt decorations, spine with raised bands, extra gilt, lettered in gilt, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers David Roberts, R.A. (24 October 1796 - 25 November 1864) was a Scottish painter. He is especially known for a prolific series of detailed lithograph prints of Egypt and the Near East that he produced from sketches he made during long tours of the region (1838-1840). These and his large oil paintings of similar subjects made him a prominent Orientalist painter. He was elected as a Royal Academician in 1841. In 1838, Roberts embarked on a journey that would shape Europe's perception of the Middle East and then Roberts worked with lithographer Louis Haghe from 1842 to 1849 to produce the lavishly illustrated plates of the Sketches in the Holy Land and Syria, 1842-1849 and Egypt & Nubia series. He funded the work through advance subscriptions which he solicited directly. The scenery and monuments of Egypt and Holy Land were fashionable but had hitherto been hardly touched by British artists, and so Roberts quickly accumulated 400 subscription commitments, with Queen Victoria being subscriber No. 1. Her complete set is still in the Royal Collection. The timing of publication just before photographs of the sites became available proved fortuitous Spine ends, edges and corner a little rubbed, spine a tad darkened (gilt very bright), preliminary and terminal leaves with some brown spotting rarely affecting the image area of the plates [

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        Canon Missae ad usum episcoporum ac praelatorum solemniter vel private celebrantium. Editio terita. Cum Sacror[um] Rituum Congregationis.

      Ratisbonae, Neo Eboraci et Cincinnati, sumptibus, chartis et typis Friderici Pustet, S. Sedis Apost. et s. Rit. congr. Typographi MDCCCLXXXIX / Regensburg, New York u. Cincinnati, Friedrich Pustet, Typograph [Drucker] des Hl. Stuhles und der Ritenkongregation 1889. - 3. Auflage. Folio (36.2 x 25.5 cm). 2 Bll., 96, 10 SS., 1 Bl. (Index). Frontispiz sowie 1 Tafel (diese im Fusssteg mit sauber hinterlegtem Randeinriss) und 1 Kopfvignette (beide zum Canon Missae) in qualitativ hochstehendem Farbholzschnitt mit reichen Goldpartien, einige zeittypische grössere Kopfvignetten, Partie des Canon Missae mit Initialen in Farblithographie auf Goldgrund, umfangreiche Musiknoten (Quadratnotation a. 4 Linien). Druck in Rot und Schwarz, Schriftsatz zweispaltig in 13-, Canon Missae in 20-Punkt Antiqua. Ldr. d.Zt. (rot, genarbt; min. bestossen u. berieben, Vorderdeckel min. fleckig) mit vergold. Deckelbordüren u. -Emblemen, Rückentitel sowie Innenkantenvergoldung, schöne, mit Symbolen bunt gemusterte Vorsätze, alls. Goldschnitt, textiles Daumenregister (violett; 4 v. 12 abgebrochen), 1 mont. Baumwoll-Leseband (blau). Leichtere Alters- u. Gebrauchsspuren, 1 Doppelseite des Ordo Missae mit hellen Wachsflecken. Gesamthaft weitestgehend sauberes, recht gutes Exemplar. Im KVK nur sehr spärlich ausgewiesene Auflage (z.B. 1 Ex. im OBV für Stiftsbibliothek St. Peter, Salzburg, mit Jahr/Datierung err. 1888; sowie OPAC SBN IT\ICCU\TO0\1135248). Der von Pustet jeweils wohl nur in sehr geringer Auflage gedruckte Titel erschienen von ca. 1880 bis 1911 (1922?) in ca. 5 Ausgaben (vgl. dazu v.a. Worldcat und OPAC SBN ). - Repräsentatives, relativ prunkvolles Werk für ein bischöfliches Hochamt (bzw. ein Pontifikalamt für höhere kirchliche Würdenträger od. Prälaten). - Inhalt: 1. Praeparatio ad Missam, 2. Orationes ante Missam, 3. Ordo Missae, 4. Praefationes sine cantu per totum annum, 5. Canon Missae, (pp. 66-84), 6. Gratiarum actio post Missam, 7. Infra Actionem in Consecratione Episcopi, 8. De Patenae et Calicis Consecratione, 9. Formula Benedictionis Pontificalis (zu singen), 10. Benedictio Apostolica cum Indulgentia plenaria elargienda, 11. Ritus et Formula Absolutionis et Benedictionis Pontificalis. - Frontispiz u. Tafel : 1. Abendmahlszene umgeben von 12 alttestamentlichen Ereignissen und Personen in Goldgrundmedaillons, 2. Kreuzigungsszene zum Canon Missae : über einem am Altar die Eucharistie feiernden Priester schwebt ein grosses Kruzifix, überhöht von sitzendem Gottvater, und beseitet von zwei allegorischen Frauengestalten darstellend Ecclesia und Synagoga, in den Randpartien stehen figürliche Symbole für acht der neun Chöre der Engel, während der neunte, Throni (Thronoi), dem Kreuz zugeordnet ist. Die Kopfvignette zum Canon Missae zeigt nochmals das letzte Abendmahl. - Diese Illustrationen sind in bemerkenswert üppiger Farbigkeit gestaltet. Der künstlerische Stil erinnert sowohl an ostkirchliche Malerei als auch an Werke des Historismus, besonders aber der Nazarener und der Beuroner Kunstschule. - Die Urheberschaft dieser auch drucktechnisch äusserst aufwendigen Farbillustrationen ist nicht direkt ersichtlich. Das Frontispiz ist bezeichnet Pustet, Nr. 33, H. Knoefler, Xyl., i.e. Heinrich Knoefler, Xylograph (1824-1886; vgl. Dt. Biogr. Enz. DBE 5, 2. Aufl. 2006, p. 747, sowie K. Faulmann, Illustrierte Geschichte der Buchdruckerkunst, 1882/Reprint 2015, p. 590). - ?Als der langjährige Illustrator der liturgischen Werke [im Verlag Pustet] Johann Klein 1883 überraschend starb, wurde diese verantwortungsvolle Aufgabe auf [den Redemptoristen Max] Schmalzl übertragen. Insgesamt konnten 79 verschiedenartige Illustrationen gefunden werden, die über Jahrzehnte hinweg die Messbücher und Breviere des Verlages Pustet zierten. Die ersten Schmalzl-Illustrationen erschienen im Missale Romanum von 1886, das letzte Messbuch mit seinen Bildern wurde 1946 gedruckt. Die Langlebigkeit der Illustrationen beweist den großen Erfolg der Werke.? (M. Schwarzenberger-Wurster, Frater Max Schmalzl, 1850-1930. Diss. Universität Regensburg, Berlin 2010, p. 27. Vgl. die Farbabbildungen u.a. mit der Abendmahl-Kopfvignette in fcontinuacssr, Redemporist Histories and Stories, p. 5 (online), zu Knöfler auch imagami, Die musizierenden Engel des Fra A [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Victoria en 1889 / Australie, en Avant!

      Artist: Thomas Julian; Issued in: Melbourne; date: c 1889 - Artist: Thomas, Julian; Issued in: Melbourne; date: c. 1889; - Condition: ; Book with 24 views and 1 folding map of the state Victoria, with description of the country on 55 pages.

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

      Chez l'auteur, 1889. - Chez l'auteur, Saint - Martin - de - Boubaux 1889, 9,5x14cm, broché. - Rara prima edizione di questo libro riferendosi alla misteriosa questione della Bestia del Gévaudan. Un piccolo punto luminoso nel piede posteriore. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Rare édition originale de cet ouvrage faisant référence sur la mystérieuse question de la bête du Gévaudan. Une petite tache claire en pied du dos.  

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        Dry Fly Fishing In Theory And Practice

      Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington 1889 - XII 289 pages, advert leaf, TEG, tall 8vo., 25 full page plates, some light spotting to prelims, armorial bookplate of H Marsham to front paste down with his signature and date to 1/2 title, publishers cloth with gilt title within gilt border to upper board, 2 slight scuff marks to front cover o/w vg. Halford acquired a rod on the fishery in 1889, after a disappointing season in 1888 at Houghton, Halford's second book which became the major work on the chalk stream art.

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        Les Confessions. Nouvelle édition illustrée... par Maurice Leloir...

      Launette, 1889. Due volumi legati in quattro con molte incisioni nel testo. Legatura coeva in mezza pelle rossa con ampie punte, dorsi a piccoli nervi con titoli e fregi in oro. Cerniere restaurate, peraltro buona conservazione. Esemplare appartenente alla tiratura di lusso di 48 esemplari stampati su "papier des manufactures du Japon" comportanti tutte le illustrazioni in tre stati. Non sono presenti i due acquarelli originali annunciati nel prospetto allegato e che erano previsti per questa "rarissime" tiratura.

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        Lehrbuch der Augenheilkunde.

      - Leipzig und Wien, Franz Deuticke, 1889, Gr.8°, XII, 798 pp., mit 168 Holzschnitten, Halbledereinband der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung und Deckelprägung; mit eigenhändiger Widmung des Verfassers auf Titel; feines Exemplar. THE BIBLE OF THE OPHTHALMOLOGISTS - - First Edition! Important Presentation Copy inscribed on the top of the title leaf: "Sr. Königl. Hoheit Herzog Dr. Carl Theodor in aufrichtiger Verehrung und Dankbarkeit der Verf. E. Fuchs". *) - - "Fuchs' text book was an outstanding contribution to the literature, and was translated into many languages. The last English edition appeared in 1933." Garrison & Morton - - ". often referred to in America as the 'Bible of Ophthalmologists' . Arlt's successor at Vienna, Fuchs happens to be better known for his textbook than for any other of his considerable scientific activities.One of the classics of the pathology of the eye." Becker 144 - - "Nie hat ein Lehrbuch der Augenheilkunde einen solchen Erfolg gehabt, der mit jenem Fuchs'schen verglichen werden könnte. " Hirschberg - In 56 Jahren (1889-1945) gab es 18 Auflagen in deutscher Sprache, 10 Britische und Englisch zwischen 1892-1933 und Übersetzungen ins Französische, Spanische, Japanische und Chinesische. - - Ernst Fuchs (1851-1930) gehörte zu den hervorragenden Pathologen der Augenheilkunde. Viele Krankheitsbilder tragen seine Namen. Unter seiner Führung erreichte die Wiener Augenärztliche Schule nach Beer und v. Arlt einen neuen Höhepunkt. Über 30 Jahre leitete er ab 1885 die 2. Augenklinik an der Universität Wien und hat in dieser Zeit der Ophthalmologie eine Fülle von Erkenntnissen geschenkt. Uneins mit der Kriegspolitik seines österr. Vaterlandes, hat er 1915 demonstrativ sein Lehramt niedergelegt. Die seltene Erstausgabe seines Lehrbuchs ist ein Pionierwerk der modernen Augenheilkunde. - - *) "Einen guten Einblick in das Niveau der Kataraktchirurgie an der vorletzten Jahrhundertwende kann uns der bayerische Herzog und Augenarzt Dr. Carl Theodor von Wittelsbach (1839-1909) geben. Geboren war er auf Schloß Possenhofen am Starnberger See als Sohn des Herzogs Max in Bayern. Jung verheiratet und früh verwitwet hatte er sich mit 27 Jahren entschlossen zu studieren und sich nach einigen Orientierungssemestern für die Medizin entschieden. An der Münchner Uni wurde der blaublütige Kommilitone, der schon 8 Jahre vor seinem Staatsexamen den Ehrendoktor der medizinischen Fakultät erhielt, als "fürstlicher Dilettant" zunächst schief angesehen. Doch bald erwarb sich durch seinen Fleiß und die Ernsthaftigkeit seiner Studienbemühungen den Respekt und die Verehrung der Universität. - - Seine Schwester, die mit dem Habsburger Kaiser Franz Joseph I. verheiratete Kaiserin Sissi, besuchte der Herzog häufig in Wien. Dort freundete er sich mit dem Chirurgen Billroth und den beiden Ophthalmologen Arlt und Jaeger an. Zur täglichen Betreuung des hochgeborenen Gastes stellte Arlt seinen Assistenten Fuchs ab, der ihm privatissime die neuesten Wiener Operationstechniken vermittelte. Wenn der Herzog dann Gelegenheit hatte, selbst operativ tätig zu werden, wurde im Krankenblatt "Dux fecit" vermerkt. - - Auf welch hohem Niveau die Kgl. Hoheit ihre Staroperationen - übrigens extrakapsulär - durchführte, ergibt sich aus einem Bericht des Assistenten Heinrich Zenker [115], in dem er die operative Technik seines herzoglichen Chefs und eine detaillierte Ergebnisstatistik von 1000 konsekutiven Operationen aus den Jahren 1892-1894 darstellte. Damit gehörte der Herzog zu den High-Volume-Operateuren seiner Epoche. Hans Reinhard Koch, Wien und die Kataraktchirurgie in den letzten 250 Jahren. Spektrum der Augenheilkunde, 27/1 (Februar 2013), pp. 35-54 - - Garrison-Morton No.5935; Becker No.143.1 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Les poèmes d'Edgar Poe

      Léon Vanier, 1889. - Léon Vanier, Paris 1889, 16,5x25,5cm, relié. - Seconda edizione della traduzione francese di Stéphane Mallarmé, stampato in piccoli numeri e dedicata a Charles Baudelaire. Bound in pieno vitello smaltato marrone chiaro, di nuovo con cinque nervi decorati con cerchi e le stelle d'oro un po 'sbiaditi, la gestione di un pizzo oro ampio sui piatti, primo piatto illustrato con un grande piatto di rosa, vitello e un stelle d'oro piantine e decorate con una decorazione a mosaico in rilievo di corvi seduto su un ramo di un albero e firmati Sant'Andrea, doppie reti dorate sulla tagli, guardie e contreplats carta moiré, marrone vitello di coaching motivi tipografici decorati freddi sul contreplats fragili pergamena illustrato coperchi conservati, testa dorata, spettacolare contemporanea vincolante firmato Sant'Andrea. libro illustrato di composizioni 8 Edouard Manet, che il frontespizio. restauri discreti per le ganasce della rilegatura. Bellissimo esemplare situate in splendida vincolante di Sant'Andrea.   - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Deuxième édition de la traduction française établie par Stéphane Mallarmé, imprimée à petit nombre et dédiée à Charles Baudelaire. Reliure en plein veau glacé fauve, dos à cinq nerfs orné de cercles et d'étoiles dorés quelque peu estompés, encadrement d'une large dentelle dorée sur les plats, premier plat illustré d'une grande plaque de veau vieux rose et d'un semis d'étoiles dorées et agrémentée d'un décor mosaïqué en relief de corbeaux reposant sur une branche d'arbre et signée de Saint - André, doubles filets dorés sur les coupes, gardes et contreplats de papier à effet moiré, encadrement de veau marron décoré de motifs typographiques à froid sur les contreplats, fragiles couvertures illustrées parcheminées conservées, tête dorée, spectaculaire reliure de l'époque signée de Saint - André. Ouvrage illustré de 8 compositions d'Edouard Manet dont le frontispice. Discrètes restaurations aux mors de la reliure. Bel exemplaire établi dans une splendide reliure à décor de Saint - André.  

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        Sylvie & Bruno - AND - Sylvie and Bruno Concluded

      London: Macmillan & Co, 1889 & 93. FIRST EDITIONS PRESENTATION COPIES BOTH INSCRIBED TO THE SAME PERSON. 2 vols., illustrated by Harry Furniss, vol. 1 inscribed on the half-title in purple ink "Mrs. Nash/ with Sincere regards/ from the Author/ Dec. 12. 1889", vol. 2 inscribed on the half-title in black ink "Mrs. Nash/ with the Author's/ Sincere regards./ Dec. 27, 1893". Each volume bound in the original gilt stamped red cloth, spine of volume one neatly relined, both volumes uniformly sunned, all edges gilt, housed in a fleece lined open ended slipcase, a GOOD+ set. Both volumes inscribed pre-publication.

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

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

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        Le tourbier (moeurs picardes)

      Albert Savine, 1889. - Albert Savine, Paris 1889, 11x18cm, relié. - First Edition. Bound in mezzo buckram goffrato bronzo, dorso piatto decorato con decorazione vegetale piatti freddi carta marmorizzata, vincolante contemporaneo firmato Cabry. Libro Illustrato di un disegno di Pierre Puvis de Chavannes frontespizio. Alcuni punti. Rare.   - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure en demi percaline gaufrée bronze, dos lisse orné d'un décor végétal à froid, plats de papier marbré, reliure de l'époque signée de Cabry. Ouvrage illustré d'un dessin de Pierre Puvis de Chavannes en frontispice. Quelques rousseurs. Rare.  

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        Traité de mécanique céleste

      Paris, Gauthier - Villars, 1889 - 1896. 4 vol. grand de I: X, 474pp. - II: XIV, 552pp. - III: IX, (1bl), 427, (1bl)pp. - IV: XII, 548pp demi - chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs (rel. de l'ép.) 1889 - 1896, 1889 - 1896, in - 4, 4 vol. grand de I: X, 474pp. - II: XIV, 552pp. - III: IX, (1bl), 427, (1bl)pp. - IV: XII, 548pp, demi - chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs (rel. de l'ép.), PREMIERE EDITION. Très important ouvrage qui est une mise à jour de la théorie de Laplace. T.1: Perturbation des planètes d'après la méthode de la variation des constantes arbitraires. T.2: Théorie de la figure des corps célestes et de leur mouvement de rotation. T.3: Exposé de l'ensemble des théories relatives au mouvement de la lune. T.4: Théorie des satellites de Jupiter et de Saturne. Félix Tisserand (1845 - 1896) fut directeur de l'Observatoire de Paris en 1892. Exemplaire bien complet de les feuillets d'errata placés à la fin des tomes II, III et IV. Quelques corrections manuscrites un feuillé déboité dans le tome II. Ex libris manuscrit "A. Lebeuf, Avril 1910", sur les pages de faux titres. Ce remarquable exemplaire a donc appartenu à monsieur Auguste Lebeuf (1859 - 1929), directeur de l'Observatoire de Besançon, qui occupa ce poste et la chaire d' astronomie de la Faculté des Sciences de Besançon de 1903, jusqu'à sa mort. Comme le souligne Emile Picard, dans l'hommage qu'il rend à Monsieur Lebeuf, à l'Académie des sciences, le 17 juillet 1929, ses premiers travaux, se rapportaient à la Mécanique Céleste : "un d'eux traite de certains polynomes rencontrés par Hansen et Tisserand dans le développement de la fonction perturbatrice, quand l'excentricité ou l'inclinaison atteint une valeur notable,comme il arrive pour les comètes et certains astéroïdes"

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        Fort comme la mort

      Paul Ollendorff, 1889. - Paul Ollendorff, Paris 1889, 13,5x18cm, relié. - Originale, una delle 100 copie numerate su Holland Edition, solo cinque grandi giornali dopo il Giappone. Giansenista vincolante in pieno marocchino nero dolore torna con cinque nervi, data di coda contreplats guardie e carta fatta a mano, coperte e colonna vertebrale conservati, testimoni a testa dorato, delimitato astuccio di marocchino nero di dolore, vincolante siglato Goy & Vilaine. Bellissimo esemplare completamente definiti. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, seuls grands papiers après 5 Japon. Reliure janséniste en plein chagrin maroquiné noir, dos à cinq nerfs, date en queue, contreplats et gardes de papier à la cuve, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée sur témoins, étui bordé de chagrin maroquiné noir, reliure signée Goy & Vilaine. Bel exemplaire parfaitement établi.

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        La décoration & l'art industriel à l'Exposition de 1889

      1889. Typographie Monnoyer, Le Mans 1889, 22,5x33cm, relié. - Typographie Monnoyer, Le Mans 1889, 22,5x33cm, relié. - Prima edizione a stampa di 30 copie della ristampa Artista di novembre 1890. Il legame con bradel beige di cartone aperta, colonna vertebrale liscio, ex libris incollato all'interno della copertina, rilegatura del tempo. Firmato autografo dell'autore E. Bonnaffé giustificazione nel fine - stampa. Libro Illustrato di figure nel testo. Copia rara e piacevole. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale imprimée à 30 exemplaires sur Japon de ce tiré à part de l'Artiste de Novembre 1890. Reliure à la bradel en plein cartonnage beige, dos lisse, ex - libris encollé sur un contreplat, reliure de l'époque. Envoi autographe signé de Paul Verlaine à Edmond Bonnaffé à la justification du tirage in - fine, "Exemplaire de Monsieur E. Bonnaffé. P. Verlaine". Edmond Bonnaffé (1825 - 1903) était un riche collectionneur et un historien de l'art renommé, très proche des mouvements artistiques de son époque. Ces pages de Verlaine sont un compte - rendu critique du livre de Roger Marx qui porte le même titre (Paris, 1890). Le poète y évoque les grands noms de l'Art Nouveau, tels que Bapst, Chaplet ou encore Gallé. Mais surtout, il y écrit sa célèbre condamnation de la Tour Eiffel : "ce squelette de beffroi, qui ne survivra pas, bien et mille fois au contraire, aux archi - centenaires des Flandres françaises et belges..." En effet, le 14 février 1887, Paul Verlaine avait signé un manifeste de protestation publié par Le Temps avec d'autres personnalités du monde des arts et des lettres parmi lesquelles Charles - Marie - René Leconte de Lisle, Guy de Maupassant, Alexandre Dumas fils, Sully Prudhomme... Ouvrage illustré de figures dans le texte. Rare et agréable exemplaire. Provenances : bibliothèques Edmond Bonnaffé (ex - dono), André Lefèvre (vente à Paris le 16 novembre 1966), Colonel Daniel Sickles (vente à Paris les 28 & 29 octobre 1992), Edouard - Henri Fischer.

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        Edition Hetzel - Quantin des Oeuvres Complètes dite "Edition Définitive" [ Ensemble de 68 Volumes sur 78 ] ROMANS (17 Volumes) : L'Homme qui rit (3 Tomes) - Notre - Dame de Paris (2 Tomes) - Han d'Islande - Bug - Jargal - Les Travailleurs de la Mer (2 Tomes) - Les Misérables (8 Tomes) ; POESIES (23 Volumes) : Odes et Ballades - Les Rayons et les Ombres - Religions et Religion. L'Ane - Les Contemplations (2 Tomes) - Les Châtiments - Dieu - La Légende des Siècles ( 4 Tomes) - Le Pape. La Pitié Suprême - Les Feuilles d'Automne - Les Orientales - Les Chansons des rues et des bois - L'Année Terrible - Les Chants du Crépuscule - Toute la Lyre (3 Tomes) - Les Voix Intérieures - Les Quatre Vents de l'Esprit ; HISTOIRE (4 Volumes) : Napoléon le Petit - Histoire d'un Crime (2 Tomes) - Choses Vues ; EN VOYAGE (5 Volumes) : Le Rhin (3 Tomes) - Alpes et Pyrénées - France et Belgique ; PHILOSOPHIE (1 Volume) : Littérature et Philosophie mêlées ; DRAME (10 Volumes) : Cromwell - Hernani - Marion de Lorme - Le Roi s'amuse - Marie Tudor. La Esmeralda - Angelo - Ruy Blas - Les Burgraves - Torquemada - Théâtre en Liberté ; ACTES ET PAROLES (8 Volumes) : Avant l'Exil (2 Tomes) - Pendant l'Exil (2 Tomes) - Depuis l'Exil (2 Tomes)

      J. Hetzel & Cie, Maison Quantin, 1889. Edition définitive d'après les manuscrits originaux, 68 volumes in - 18 reliure postérieure demi - chagrin maroquiné rouge, dos à 4 nerfs, dos muet, couvertures conservées, J. Hetzel & Cie, Maison Quantin, Paris, s.d. [ 1889 à 1897 ] Détail des titres : ROMAN (17 Volumes) : L'Homme qui rit (3 Tomes) - Notre - Dame de Paris (2 Tomes) - Han d'Islande - Bug - Jargal - Les Travailleurs de la Mer (2 Tomes) - Les Misérables (8 Tomes) ; POESIE (23 Volumes) : Odes et Ballades - Les Rayons et les Ombres - Religions et Religion. L'Ane - Les Contemplations (2 Tomes) - Les Châtiments - Dieu - La Légende des Siècles ( 4 Tomes) - Le Pape. La Pitié Suprême - Les Feuilles d'Automne - Les Orientales - Les Chansons des rues et des bois - L'Année Terrible - Les Chants du Crépuscule - Toute la Lyre (3 Tomes) - Les Voix Intérieures - Les Quatre Vents de l'Esprit ; HISTOIRE (4 Volumes) : Napoléon le Petit - Histoire d'un Crime (2 Tomes) - Choses Vues ; EN VOYAGE (5 Volumes) : Le Rhin (3 Tomes) - Alpes et Pyrénées - France et Belgique ; PHILOSOPHIE (1 Volume) : Littérature et Philosophie mêlées ; DRAME (10 Volumes) : Cromwell - Hernani - Marion de Lorme - Le Roi s'amuse - Marie Tudor. La Esmeralda - Angelo - Ruy Blas - Les Burgraves - Torquemada - Théâtre en Liberté ; ACTES ET PAROLES (8 Volumes) : Avant l'Exil (2 Tomes) - Pendant l'Exil (2 Tomes) - Depuis l'Exil (2 Tomes) Impressionnante série reliée de manière uniforme par un habile amateur. La série complète au format in - 18 contient 78 Volumes. Il manque à la nôtre 2 romans (Claude Gueux et Quatre - vingt - Treize), 2 recueils de Poésie (L'Art d'être Grand - Père et La Fin de Satan), 1 volume d'Histoire (Paris), 1 volume de philosophie (William Shakespeare), 1 volume de théâtre (Lucrèce Borgia) et les 3 volumes de "Victor Hugo raconté". Bel ensemble en reliure uniforme, aux dos muets pour l'essentiel des volumes, et incomplet comme signalé ci - dessus, mais important et de belle présentation (minimes frott., les couvertures d'origine conservées sont parfois frottées, l'intérieur est en excellent état). Français

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        Ueber Land und Meer. Deutsche Illustrirte Zeitung. (1888/89) Heft 1-13. 3t. w 3 vol.

      Stuttgart [i in.]: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, 1888-1889. - Notka wydawnicza: Stuttgart [i in.]: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, 1888-1889.; Wymiar bloku: 30cm.; Uwagi: Kompletny rocznik czasopisma w stanie idealnym albo niemalze idealnym. Zawiera ca 1000 ilustracji w drzeworycie sztorcowym w tekscie i na osobnych tablicach w tym wydawniczo zlozone oraz 1 tablice w chromolitografii.; Waga: 5740g; Jezyk: niemiecki; Strony: B.1 IV, 693, [3]s. B.2 IV, [1], ss.696-1251, [1]s. B.3 IV, [1], ss.1254-1796; Kategorie tematyczne: czasopisma obce, design grafika uzytkowa ksiazki z oryginalna grafika oprawy/okladki XIX wiek, geografia fizyczna spoleczno-ekonomiczna, historia XIX wiek kultura, obcojezyczne niemiecki, okres wydania XIX wiek / magazines foreign, , geography , 19th century culture, foreign languages German, period of edition 19th century / Zeitschriften fremde, , Geografie , 19. Jh. Kultur, fremdsprachig deutsch, Erscheinungsperioden 19. Jh.; Egzemplarz w stanie gabinetowym, praktycznie bez wad. W t.1 bardzo nieznaczne punktowe otarcia przy grzbiecie, na karcie tytulowej bardzo nieznaczne plamy, w t.3 w spisie tresci kilka drobnych adnotacji kredka. Pozycja w bardzo ladnym stanie.

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        Lars Oftedal. Udkast. Af ... Dagbladets Bogtrykkeri. Mons Litler

      Bergen 1889. [4], 115, [1]

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        OF HIGH DESCENT, A NOVEL.

      London, Ward and Downey, 1889.. FIRST EDITION 1889. 3 VOLUMES, complete set with half titles present. 8vo, 190 x 135 mm, 7½ x 5¼ inches, Volume 1: 269 pages, Volume 2: 263 pages and Volume 3: 264 pages, original publisher's brown snakeskin patterned cloth, gilt lettering to spines, black lettering to upper covers, blindstamped decorated border at top & bottom of spines and upper covers, decorated endpapers of branches and birds. Very slight wear to head and tail of spine and corners, Volume 3 very slightly creased to head of spine, Volume 2 leaning slightly, very slight fading to small area of covers, at fore-edges and top corners, some pale marks to lower covers, occasional very small pale marks to margins, endpapers slightly age-browned. Neat ink signature dated 1927 on second blank endpaper in each volume, otherwise a very good clean set. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Les jeux du cirque et la vie foraine

      first edition.Publishers'binding with full gray calico, smooth back, first board illustrated a large plate Souze representing two tightrope walkers on the backs of horses, guards and blue paper contreplats, gilt edges.Book decorated with illustrations in and inset colors Jules Garnier.  Plon & Nourrit & Cie Paris 1889reliure de l'éditeur

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        RAND, McNALLY & Co.'S NEW SECTIONAL MAP OF SOUTH DAKOTA

      Chicago, 1889. Colored folding map, 36 1/4 x 51 inches. Closed splits along several folds, but with no loss in map image. Two tears in left margin, with some paper loss. Good overall. One of the first maps of South Dakota published after it became a state in 1889. This is a handsome large folding map, with the eastern portions and the Black Hills region highly subdivided. The region west of the Missouri is quite open, with many Indian agencies located, including Standing Rock, the Cheyenne Agency, the Lower Brule Agency, the Rosebud Agency, and the Pine Ridge Agency. The location of Fort Randall on the Missouri is shown, and a long narrow vertical strip in the north central portion of the state is identified as "not in any county." This map is copyrighted 1889 but dated 1890 in the upper left margin. The scale is eight miles to the inch. An impressive South Dakota state map. CHECKLIST OF PRINTED MAPS OF THE MIDDLE WEST TO 1900, NORTH DAKOTA AND SOUTH DAKOTA, 11 0638.

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        The Complete Works of... With Introductory Notes by George Parsons Lathrop. In Twelve Volumes

      Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, The Riverside Press, 1889. Riverside Edition. Illustrated with Etchings by Blum, Church, Dielman, Gifford, Shirlaw, and Turner. 12 vols. 8vo. Bound in three quarters red morocco, t.e.g. With stamp in gilt of Harrison Williams on the upper cover. Riverside Edition. Illustrated with Etchings by Blum, Church, Dielman, Gifford, Shirlaw, and Turner. 12 vols. 8vo.

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        PHARAOH'S DAUGHTER: A STORY OF THE AGES .

      J. W. Arrowsmith . London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. Limited, Bristol 1889 - Small octavo, pp. [1-4] [i] ii [1] 2-186, original brown cloth, front panel printed in black, spine panel stamped in gold, rear panel stamped in blind, black coated endpapers. First edition? Reincarnation novel dedicated to H. Rider Haggard by the author. "Adventure story about two ancient Egyptians who, as a result of knowledge lost to us, are able to be resuscitated at intervals through the centuries, something of a predecessor of PHRA THE PHOENICIAN." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume III, p. 50. An earlier edition is reported on OCLC, the only copy of which is in the National Library of Australia: London: Gordon and Gotch, 1887, 92 pages, illustrations, 22 cm. (Is this perhaps a copyright edition, prepared from an earlier magazine appearance?) Published in paper and in cloth as Arrowsmith's "Bristol Library," number 35. Bleiler (1978), p. 120. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Topp, Victorian Yellowbacks & Paperbacks, 1849-1905, VIII, p. 228. A fine copy. (#151789) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Reisen in Afrika 1875-1886. Nach seinen Tagebüchern unter der Mitwirkung von R. Buchta hrsg. von dem Reisenden. 3 Bde.

      Wien-Olmütz Hölzel -91 1889 - Gr.8°. XVI, 585; XVI, 500; XVI, 740 S. Mit 120 Tafn., 385 Textabb., 25 Ktn. u. 2 Stammtafeln. Illustr. Original-Leinenband Kainbacher 204. Der deutsch-russische Afrika-Forscher Wilhelm Junker (Moskau 1840 - 1892 St. Petersburg) studierte Medin, beschloß aber 1869 während eines Island-Aufenthalts, Forschungsreisender zu werden. Nebst G. Schweinfurth, dessen Entdeckungen er nach Süden und Westen fortführte, ist der der bedeutendste Reisende in diesem Raum (Henze II/726 f.) Das Werk "gilt noch heute als eins der besten Bücher der deutschen Afrikaliteratur" (ADB L, 728). - Einbände bestoßen, 2 Außengelenke aufgerieben, 1 Außengelenk mit Einriß. 1 Übersichtskarte mit Einriß. Bd. 1: am Kopf gestaucht; Bindung etwas gelockert; Rückdeckel fleckig. Gewicht (Gramm): 3980

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        The Vicar Wakefield

      London: John C. Nimmo, 1889. 1 vol., 9-3/4" x 6-3/4", with 114 color illustrations. Bound in fine full blue morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spine, multi-color gilt morocco onlays to spine panels and front cover, front cover with multi-color morocco onlays depicting the Vicar, covers gilt ruled and elaborately paneled, gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, original cloth covers and spine bound in, by Bayntun, hinges fine, head and foot of spine fine, spine just a touch sunned otherwise VERY GOOD.

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        Publikationen von 1889-1938).

      Div. Druckorte, 1889 - 4 Bände. Div. Druckorte, 1889-1938. Leinenbände der Zeit. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Elkin Mathews- Association Copy] Volumes in Folio

      London: C. Elkin Mathews, 1889. First printing. Original blue paper covered boards, cream colored spine with lettering in black. Association Copy: Inscribed by the famous San Francisco publisher to Dewitt Miller, acclaimed educator, journalist and book collector: (on front free fly) "To Mr. Dewitt Miller from Wm. Doxey San Francisco, July 8, 1899." As well, Miller has signed the book in four lines on the rear pastedown. An excellent copy of this scarce first trade title for Elkin Mathews, and the first to bear the "Bodley Head," imprint. Near fine with corner wear and usual 'point' browning due to acidic nature of paper.

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        In Vinculis

      1889. first edition. My Prison Has Its Pleasures?"Beautifully Bound by Captain C.E. GladstoneGLADSTONE, Captain C.E., binder. BLUNT, Wilfrid Scawen Blunt. In Vinculis. London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1889. First edition, Large Paper copy limited to fifty copies signed by the printer of the Chiswick Press, Charles Whittingham, of which this is No. 13.Octavo ( 7 13/16 x 4 15/16 inches; 198 x 127 mm.). [2], viii, [1, contents], [1, blank], [1]-63, [1, imprint] pp. Etched portrait frontispiece.Bound by Captain Gladstone ca. 1900 (stamp-signed "C.E.G." on front turn-in) in full green crushed levant morocco, covers richly hand-tooled in gilt with an all-over vine and leaf design. Smooth spine with similar gilt tooling and lettering, gilt ruled board-edges, wide and elaborate gilt vine and leaf design turn-ins, pink watered silk liners and end-leaves, top edge gilt. Spine faded otherwise a very fine example of a 'signed' Captain C.E. Gladstone binding.In the 1880s, the book's publisher (Kegan Paul, Trench & Co.) developed "a solid reputation in London for serious literature, especially poetry, for religious books and for science" (Howsam 26). To understand the context from which In Vinculis [Sonnets written in an Irish Prison] was written, a brief summary of the current political climate of Victorian Britain in the 1880s is required. The formal beginnings of the Irish "Home Rule" movement in support of domestic political autonomy started with the creation of the Irish Home Government Association by Isaac Butt, an Irish MP at Westminster, in 1870. In 1873 the group was re-branded as the Home Rule League. In 1880, the growth of the "Home Rule" movement was becoming a significant political force within the British Parliament. The Liberals under William Ewart Gladstone were the ruling party for much of the decade, but the party had to walk a fine line between implementing liberal political reforms (such as the Married Women's Property Act in 1882 that gave married women the same rights over their property as unmarried women, and the Corrupt and Illegal Practices Act in 1883 that attempted to limit bribery and intimidation in elections and allow poorer candidates to run) and appealing to the conservative elements within the party that were essential to maintaining rule. The number of Irish MPs within the Home Rule League grew to the point that in 1885 under new leader Charles Stewart Parnell, they held the balance of power within subsequent minority governments (a short-lived Conservative minority in 1885, followed by a Liberal minority in 1886). Failure of Gladstone's first Home Rule bill in 1886 led to the Liberal's defeat as a contingent of Liberal MPs opposed to Home Rule broke away from the party (forming the Liberal Unionist Party) and supported the Conservatives.Wilfrid Scawen Blunt (1840-1922) was a poet, hedonist, diplomat, Middle Eastern traveler, Arabian horse breeder, political activist, and notorious lover. As a poet Blunt is known best for his love sonnets (initially published under the pseudonym "Proteus"), which described his amorous encounters with more explicit detail than was typical for the Victorian period. He also became politically active during the second half of his life, staunchly anti-imperialistic and supportive of political independence for nations still under the colonization of the British Empire, including Egypt, India, and Ireland. His support of the Irish nationalists in their quest for "Home Rule" (self-governance for domestic issues while remaining part of the United Kingdom) led to his incarceration by the British parliament's Chief Secretary for Ireland in 1888, setting the stage for writing his prison sonnet sequence, In Vinculis.Captain Charles Elsden Gladstone, RN, (1855.1919). Very little is known about Captain Gladstone other than he was born in Salford, Lancashire and lived in London, Hertfordshire and then Broadstairs in Kent. According to the 1891 census of England & Wales his occupation was listed as "Commander Royal Navy" and then in 1901 as "Commander of H.M.S. Eagle". We believe that he, like the Irish finisher Sir Edward Sullivan (who signed his books "E.S. Aurifex"), had his books bound by a local bookbinder - possibly John Smith of Maidstone, and then did the hand-tooling (finishing) himself. Apparently he was also a talented photographer - there are mentions of him in The British Journal of Photography (1889), the Journal of the Microscopic Society (1893) and he was an officer of the Lantern Society from 1890-93. His bindings with their very distinctive decorations are very often, but not always, signed in gilt "C.E.G." on the front turn-in.

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        Pastels (Dix portraits de femmes), Nouveaux pastels (Dix portraits d?hommes). -

      Alphonse Lemerre 1889, 1891 -, Paris - 2 volumes. In-12 Tome 1: 330 pp. Tome 2: 497 pp. Sous étui et chemise. Reliure plein maroquin bleu canard. Dos à nerfs. Encadrements de double filet doré mosaïqués de maroquin gris taupe, double filet or sur les coupes, dos à nerfs et encadrements intérieurs ornés de même, doublures et gardes de papier monogrammé doré. Tranches dorées sur témoins. Couvertures et dos conservés. Reliure signée Blanchetière-Bretault. Très bel ensemble. Rares EDITIONS ORIGINALES tirées à 70 exemplaires. Chacun de ces 2 exemplaires sont respectivement un des 10 imprimés sur Chine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Doll's House: Play in Three Acts

      London: T. Fisher Unwin,, 1889. Translated by William Archer. Square octavo. Original japon vellum, gilt lettered spine and front cover, publisher's device in gilt on back cover, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Half-tone portrait frontispiece of Ibsen, 6 half-tone plates of actors in various roles. Binding showing general signs of handling, slight cockling to covers. A very good copy. First edition in English, number 7 of 115 copies signed by the publisher: scarce. Ibsen's groundbreaking drama was first published in 1879 and in the same year premiered at the Royal Theatre in Copenhagen on 21 December. This translation is by the theatre critic and journalist William Archer (1856-1924), who first met Ibsen during a tour of Italy in 1881 and their friendship became "an enduring relationship of mutual respect, fostered by Archer's translations and productions of Ibsen's plays... he helped direct his translation of Ibsen's A Doll's House, staged at the Novelty Theatre on 7 June 1889 for twenty-four performances. He was meticulous in his attention to expressive details, concerned always at achieving thoroughly realistic effects... His pioneering advocacy of Ibsen in England cannot be underestimated (he wrote more than 175 pieces about Ibsen), although his other contributions to the theatre are equally valuable" (ODNB).

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        A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

      New York: Charles L.Webster, 1889 First edition, first state, with S-ornament on page 59 and perfect type at page 72. Two pages of ads in the back and page [1] is blank. Original green pictorial cloth, gilt, with floral endpapers (copies are also found with geometric patterned end papers; no priority). Mere trace of rubbing at spine tips, but a near fine copy. In recent scholarship this landmark time-travel science fiction work has been proposed as Mark Twain's "other masterpiece" because of its frame narrative structure and its disturbing social themes. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

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        WOODCUT / BLOCK · XILOGRAFIA · 1889

      BARCELONA 1889 - XILOGRAFÍA · FRANCISCO MASRIERA / 1889 · PLANCHA DE GRABADO DE MADERA DE BOJ GRAN FORMATO · 30 X 14 X 2 CM. WOODCUT / BLOCK · BLOCK WOOD CARVED LARGE FORMAT · 30 X 13 X 2 CM. ARTIST FRANCISCO MASRIERA

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