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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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        The Blue Fairy Book

      London: Longmans, Green and Company, 1889. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. First edition, first printing. Good, with heavy wear at corners and spine ends, lean to spine, white end papers (perhaps laid over original black end papers?) with previous owner inscription dated 1933, hinge at title page a bit exposed, pages with sporadic foxing. First edition of the first title in Andrew Lang's fairy book series.

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        Sartor Resartus: The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdröckh

      1889. Considered to be One of the Finest Works of the Nineteenth CenturyA Superb Binding by Riviére & Son[RIVIÉRE & SON, binders]. CARLYLE, Thomas. Sartor Resartus: The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdröckh. London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1889. Sixteenmo (6 3/16 x 3 5/8 inches; 157 x 93 mm.). [vi], 306, [1, imprint], [5, blank] pp. Portrait frontispiece with tissue guard. Title-page printed in red and black.Bound ca. 1920 by Riviére & Son, stamp signed in gilt on lower turn-in. Full antelope crushed levant morocco, covers decoratively ruled in gilt surrounding a very elaborate floral design in pointillé, spine with five raised bands, similarly decorated and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt-ruled board edges, full dark blue morocco liners elaborately decorated in gilt, blue watered silk end-leaves, top edge gilt. A wonderful example of the art of 'pointillé'.Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) was a Scottish philosopher, satirical writer, essayist, historian and teacher. Considered one of the most important social commentators of his time, he presented many lectures during his lifetime with certain acclaim in the Victorian era. One of those conferences resulted in his famous work On Heroes and Hero Worship and The Heroic in History where he explains that the key role in history lies in the actions of the "Great Man", claiming that "History is nothing but the biography of the Great Man". A respected historian, his 1837 book The French Revolution: A History was the inspiration for Dickens' 1859 novel A Tale of Two Cities, and remains popular today. Carlyle's 1836 Sartor Resartus is considered one of the finest works of the nineteenth century.Sartor Resartus (meaning 'The tailor re-tailored') is an 1836 novel by Thomas Carlyle, first published as a serial in 1833?34 in Fraser's Magazine. The novel purports to be a commentary on the thought and early life of a German philosopher called Diogenes Teufelsdröckh (which translates as 'god-born devil-dung'), author of a tome entitled "Clothes: Their Origin and Influence", but was actually a poioumenon. Teufelsdröckh's Transcendentalist musings are mulled over by a skeptical English Reviewer (referred to as Editor) who also provides fragmentary biographical material on the philosopher. The work is, in part, a parody of Hegel, and of German Idealism more generally. However, Teufelsdröckh is also a literary device with which Carlyle can express difficult truths.

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        Sartor Resartus: The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdröckh

      London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1889. - Considered to be One of the Finest Works of the Nineteenth CenturyA Superb Binding by Riviére & Son[RIVIÉRE & SON, binders]. CARLYLE, Thomas. Sartor Resartus: The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdröckh. London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1889. Sixteenmo (6 3/16 x 3 5/8 inches; 157 x 93 mm.). [vi], 306, [1, imprint], [5, blank] pp. Portrait frontispiece with tissue guard. Title-page printed in red and black.Bound ca. 1920 by Riviére & Son, stamp signed in gilt on lower turn-in. Full antelope crushed levant morocco, covers decoratively ruled in gilt surrounding a very elaborate floral design in pointillé, spine with five raised bands, similarly decorated and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt-ruled board edges, full dark blue morocco liners elaborately decorated in gilt, blue watered silk end-leaves, top edge gilt. A wonderful example of the art of 'pointillé'.Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) was a Scottish philosopher, satirical writer, essayist, historian and teacher. Considered one of the most important social commentators of his time, he presented many lectures during his lifetime with certain acclaim in the Victorian era. One of those conferences resulted in his famous work On Heroes and Hero Worship and The Heroic in History where he explains that the key role in history lies in the actions of the "Great Man", claiming that "History is nothing but the biography of the Great Man". A respected historian, his 1837 book The French Revolution: A History was the inspiration for Dickens' 1859 novel A Tale of Two Cities, and remains popular today. Carlyle's 1836 Sartor Resartus is considered one of the finest works of the nineteenth century.Sartor Resartus (meaning 'The tailor re-tailored') is an 1836 novel by Thomas Carlyle, first published as a serial in 1833–34 in Fraser's Magazine. The novel purports to be a commentary on the thought and early life of a German philosopher called Diogenes Teufelsdröckh (which translates as 'god-born devil-dung'), author of a tome entitled "Clothes: Their Origin and Influence", but was actually a poioumenon. Teufelsdröckh's Transcendentalist musings are mulled over by a skeptical English Reviewer (referred to as Editor) who also provides fragmentary biographical material on the philosopher. The work is, in part, a parody of Hegel, and of German Idealism more generally. However, Teufelsdröckh is also a literary device with which Carlyle can express difficult truths.

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        Dry-Fly Fishing in Theory and Practice.(Title page printed in red and black).

      London. Sampson, Low, Marston,Searle, & Rivington. 1889.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Sm4to, 25.3cm, the First Edition, xii,289,[1]p., ad., frontis & 25 plates (6 hand coloured plates), textillustrations, in the original dark olive green cloth, gilt titles andborders on the spine and upper cover, bevelled boards, t.e.g., spine capis mainly faded, hinges slightly shaken but sound, a very goodcopy. Inscribed Alexander Mortimer, Esq., with the Authors' kind regards,Frederic M. Halford, April 15th, 1889." W&S. (Supp). p246. Heckscher 885,(large paper copy). Hampton p44. Cites 2nd edition, 1889; another edition1899; 4th edition revised, 1902. - This first trade edition was precededby a limited deluxe edition, imperial 8vo, of 100 copies. .

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        STORIA DI PIACENZA DALLE ORIGINI AI GIORNI NOSTRI - in due tomi

      Vincenzo Porta, Piacenza 1889 - Prefazione: Porta Vincenzo . Edizione: Prima edizione . Pagine: 516+510+ XVI . Formato: 16° . Rilegatura: Cartonato marmorizzato verde scuro con dorso in tela nera . Stato: Buono . Caratteristiche: Manca frontespizio del primo volume. Firme d'appartenenza. Bruniture.Molto raro a trovarsi in così buone condizioni. Foto disponibili .

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        "Play Ball." Stories of the Diamond Field by Mike Kelly of the Boston Base Ball Club

      Boston and New York: Kean & Kelly. 1889. Second edition. Octavo. vi, [7]-86, [6, ads], [4, blank]pp. Publisher's printed brown wrappers, front cover with engraved portrait of Kelly. Spine and covers lightly worn, with small chip from bottom end of spine. Previous owner's name in pencil at head of title page. In custom brown cloth clamshell box.The second edition of this work of baseball anecdotes and autobiography by Mike "King" Kelly (1857-1894), the first memoir by a baseball player. Kelly, at the time of this work a member of the Boston Beaneaters, was an early innovator of the game, introducing or popularizing such techniques as the hook slide, the hit and run, and the art of intentionally fouling balls to build up the pitch count. Handsome, personable, and extremely popular with fans, Kelly parlayed his success on the field into second career as a vaudeville performer --- his act including recitations of the poem "Casey at the Bat." In 1945 Kelly was inducted into the Baseball Hall Fame in only its second vote.A first edition of Play Ball was published in 1888 by Emery & Hughes. Both editions are rare, with OCLC locating only one copy of this edition. Grobani 27-1 (for 1888 edition, the earliest work listed under "Anecdotes and Recollections"); Smith 14906 (erroneously listing an 1883 edition); OCLC 863156817 (1 copy, New York Public Library). A great baseball rarity. .

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        The Life of Nelson

      London: Bickers and Son, 1889. 8vo, xiv, 351 pp. Frontispiece, foxing at the beginning and end. Modern half morocco over the original gilt decorated boards, a.e.g. Beneath the gilt to the fore edge is a well executed vertical fore edge painting of Nelson in full dress uniform. A unique volume.

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        Karnak" originale Buntstiftzeichnung ca.14x24cm (Darstellung/image size) handschriftlich mit Bleistift betitelt und datiert "14. 2. (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 (32x24cm) montiert; dort nummeriert, datiert und betitelt.] [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Dessins de Jean-François Raffaëlli.

      Editions du Figaro E. Plon Nourrit et Cie., Paris 1889 - Paris, Editions du Figaro, E. Plon, Nourrit et Cie., (1889). Gr.-4°. VII, 162 S., 1 Bl. Mit 18 Tafeln und zahlreichen Abb., teilw. farbig, nach Zeichnungen von Raffaëlli. 3/4 Maroquin, goldgepr. Rückentitel (Creuzevault). Original-Broschur eingebunden. Monod 10785. - Nr. VI von sieben Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe auf Japanpapier, mit den heliogravierten Tafeln in 3 Zuständen. Die Texte stammen von Edmond de Goncourt, Alphonse Daudet, Emile Zola, Guy de Maupassant und vielen anderen. Mit einem Vorwort von Albert Wolff über den Maler, Bildhauer, Drucker, Schauspieler und Autor Raffaëlli (1850-1924). - Exlibris Palle Helmer-Petersen. Sprache: Französisch / Français / French 3/4 Maroquin, goldgepr. Rückentitel (Creuzevault). Original-Broschur eingebunden. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        EDGAR (1889). Dramma lirico in tre atti di Ferdinando Fontana. Opera completa per Canto e Pianoforte. Nuova edizione [in tre atti]. Riduzione di Carlo Carignani. timbro a secco Febbraio 1892 (Pl.n°53736).

      Ricordi2ª edizione. Cm.27,2x20,2. Pg.(4), 248. Legatura in mz.pergamena non editoriale con piatti marmorizzati. La coperta originale, in riproduzione fotostatica policroma, è conservata all'interno. Bruniture al frontespizio e restauri cartacei alle ultime nove carte. In generale, causa il tipo di carta usato, i margini delle carte sono abbastanza fragili. Con indicazione degli interpreti della prima esecuzione assoluta del 21 aprile 1889 al Teatro alla Scala: Romilda Pantaleoni, Gregorio Gabrielesco, Pio Marini, Antonio Magini Coletti, Aurelia Cataneo. Al piede dei nominativi degli interpreti la notazione a stampa "Prima esecuzione della nuova Edizione in tre Atti: Ferrara, Teatro Comunale, 28 febbraio 1892". Sempre alla seconda carta dedica autografa manoscritta di Puccini: "All'illustre avvocato Senatore Pelosini, Omaggio di Giacomo Puccini. Torre del lago, 29 ottobre 1894". Buona grafia, firma estesa. Si tratta di una rara seconda edizione dello spartito per canto e Piamo dell'"Edgar" pucciniano. Dopo il buon successo de "Le Villi", opera prima del maestro lucchese nel 1884, Giulio Ricordi commissionò a Puccini una seconda opera, e la scelta cadde su "Edgar", anch'essa, come "Le Villi", su libretto di Ferdinando Fontana, liberamente tratto da "La coupe et les lèvres" di Alfred De Musset. L'opera fu composta dal 1886 al 1889, quando il 21 aprile 1889, sotto la direzione di Franco, fu eseguita, in quattro atti, alla Scala, con discreto successo. In vista di una ripresa, sempre sollecitato dall'attento Ricordi, Puccini revisionò la partitura in vista di una ripresa. Dopo tali modifiche e aggiustamenti, l'opera fu di nuovo rappresentata, sempre in quattro atti, a Lucca nel settembre del 1891, al Teatro del Giglio. Fu dopo questa esecuzione che venne decisa la soppressione del quarto atto, e la nuova versione in tre atti andò in scena al Teatro Comunale di Ferrara il 28 gennaio 1892, sotto la direzione di Carlo Carignani. La presente edizione è quella adottata in tale occasione, e fu utilizzata anche nelle successive messe in scena dello stesso anno, al Teatro Regio di Torino (5 marzo) con Mario Ancona, al Teatro Real di Madrid diretta da Luigi Mancinelli (19 marzo) ed al Teatro Grande di Brescia (18 agosto). In seguito vi furono altre revisioni. La presente edizione è particolarmente rara in quanto, presentando il timbro a secco del febbraio 1892, costituisce in assoluto uno dei primissimi esemplari usciti dai torchi di Casa Ricordi. Il tutto, ovviamente, impreziosito dal bell'autografo del Maestro al Pelosini. "Narciso Feliciano Pelosini (Fornacette di Cascina, 9 giugno 1833 ?" Pistoia, 9 luglio 1896) si dedicò, oltre al suo mestiere di avvocato, anche alla carriera politica nel campo liberale, ma lasciò traccia di sé anche nel campo della letteratura, che fu la giovanile aspirazione della sua vita. Firmò le sue opere o con la sigla N.F.P. o come Giovan Paolo d'Alfiano, l'antico nome del paese natale. Fu amico di Giacomo Puccini e in un'occasione ne fu anche l'avvocato difensore. Fu titolare della cattedra di diritto penale presso la Scuola di scienze sociali di Firenze e partecipò ad illustri processi dell'epoca, tra cui anche quello fra il politico Giovanni Nicotera e "La Gazzetta d'Italia", giornale di Firenze. Tra le sue conoscenze e amicizie annoverò anche quella di Giosuè Carducci. Il 4 dicembre 1890 fu nominato senatore, militando nella destra. Morì a Pistoia il 9 luglio 1896 e attualmente riposa nel Cimitero della Misericordia della stessa città. Ancora oggi è visibile una lapide presso la sua casa natale in via Tosco Romagnola a Fornacette (Pisa)" (da wikipedia) . > Schickling, 62.E.2, "Second Italian edition": "The edition was announced in the "Gazzetta Musicale" of February 1892 and, according to MRK, printed on February 1892. Compared to 62.E.1 [the first edition], this edition contains numerous minor changes in dynamics, expression marks, and in the part - writing of the voices". Hopkinson, 2B, "The Dedication has been dropped from this edition. On the Personaggi page the names of the cast are those who took part in the original production but at the foot there is a note giving the place and date of the first production of this new second version". Codice libreria 128559.

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        Nietzsche contra Wagner

      Leipzig: Naumann, 1889. First edition. Very Good +/none. NIETZSCHE, Friedrich. Nietzsche contra Wagner, Naumann, Leipzig, 1889. TP + 1 leaf + Vorwort + 1-[42], Octavo. First Edition, (Schaberg 57).Only ONE HUNDRED COPIES Printed of Nietzsches Inflammatory Attack on Richard Wagner.Nietzsche contra Wagner was one of Nietzsche's final productions before he slipped into insanity, Iit was the last work that he was able to proof and correct before publication. The book is an assemblage of Nietzsche's writings on Wagner, selected from the books he had already published, but with many of the entries re-edited by Nietzsche for their inclusion here. For Nietzsche, Wagner represented the incarnation of the central problem of his time. On the one hand, Wagner was living proof that human greatness could still exist in a non-heroic age, while on the other, he exemplified, in his submission to the blandishments of power, a painful object lesson in the perils that a great spirit must elude if it is to fulfill his dream of self-realization.Once the corrected manuscript was in the publisher hands, there was much confusion over what should be done about the printing given the fact that the philosopher was now in a Basel psychiatric institution. Nietzsche's friend, Peter Gast, suggested several changes to the text, but actively urged publication while his other great friend, Overbeck, was shocked by what he read in the book and pleaded that any publication of the text would be a grave disservice to Nietzsche.In the end, Naumann privately printed just 100 copies of the work as Nietzsche had corrected it, giving 25 copies to Overbeck and the other 75 to Gast to be given to Nietzsche's friends.CONDITION: Contemporary marbled boards, lightly scuffed. Restored handwritten spine label and renewed endpapers. Very good+. PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Contemporary marbled boards, lightly scuffed. Restored handwritten spine label and renewed endpapers. Very good+. More photos available upon request.

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        Cinq-Mars ou une conjuration sous Louis XIII. Vol. I-II.

      Paris 1889. 4°, 252,257 pp., with several original engravings in two states by A. Dawant, elegantly bound with the original wrappers in brown half morocco, top edge gilt and arabesque ornaments on spine, signed: E. Dervois, one of 50 copies, tirage de gra.. 16022038

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        Ousama Ibn MOUNKIDH Un Émir Syrien au temps des Croisades (1095-1188)

      Paris, Ernest Leroux éditions 1889 - (Publications de l'Ecole des Langues Vivantes. IIe série- Vol. II. Tome I & II en 1 volume. 1er Partie: Vie d'Ousama Biographie- 202 p. & 2e partie, Vie d'Ousama- 730 p. 2f. (non chiffres). Traduction faites depuis le Texte arabe de l'autobiographie d'Ousama publie d'après le manuscrit arabe de l'Escurial- (Kitab al- itibar) . («Encore aujourd'hui, l'ouvrage fondamental sur Usama et la référence indispensable», A. Miquel, souvenirs d'un gentilhomme syrien du temps des Croisades, Paris, Im. Nat. 1983 p.85) Reliure d'attente. Edition originale, first Edition. Sommaire: V- Avant-propos- Chap. I. Schaizar et les Mounqidhites- p. 41- Chap. II. Education et caractere d'Ousama- p. 65- Chap. III. Histoire locale de Schaizar-1er campagne d'Ousama (1095-1119). Chap. IV. Ousama a Schaizar depuis la bataille d'Al-Balout jusqu'a son exil (1119-1138). p. 169, Chap. V. Premier séjour d'Ousama a Damas (1138- 1144). p. 203- Chap. VI. Ousama en Egypte (1144-1154). p.267. Chap. VII. Deuxième séjour d'Ousama a Damas. Ousama et Nour ad-din (1154-1164). p. 313. Chap.VIII. Ousama dans le Diyar Bekr (1164-1174). L'Oeuvre littéraire d'Ousama. p.365- Chap.IX. Troisième séjour d'Ousama a Damas (1174-1188)- Ousama et et Saladin. Mort d'Ousama. p. 415. Les derniers Mounqidhites. p. 467. Chap. XI. Impressions d'Ousama sur les Francs. p.499- Chap. XII. Textes arabes inédits par Ousama et sur Ousama.- Additions et Corrections. p.607- 1er partie: Vie d'Ousama. 2e partie: Texte arabe de l'autobiographie d'Ousama. p.639- Bibliographie par ordre alphabétique des principaux ouvrages, manuscrits, imprimes, utilises dans la Vie d'Ousama. p. 691- Appendice. La rhétorique d'Ousama. p.723-Supplément d'annotation critique. p.729- Table des matières. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

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

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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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Morte Darthur by Syr Thomas Malory: The Original Edition of William Caxton

      London: Published by David Nutt, in the Strand, 1889. Handsome Victorian reissue of Caxton's Morte D'Arthur, the foundational version of the Arthurian legend in English. Written by Thomas Malory as a "knight prisoner" in 1469-1470, Morte D'Arthur was first published in 1485 by English printer William Caxton. This edition sought to restore the authoritative text of Caxton's original printing, which had been revised by generations of successive editors. The first volume opens with a facsimile page from the British Museum's copy of Caxton's Malory, one of two surviving examples. The printed text that follows reproduces Caxton's spelling and page layout, and even notes the signature marks of the 1485 printing. While courtly romances were generally popular among the aristocracy in the late Middle Ages, Malory's account of King Arthur's Round Table was by far the most influential. These tales of enchantment, treachery and heroism, from the legend of Tristan and Isolde to Lancelot's quest for the Holy Grail, defined the age of chivalry for hundreds of years to come. In Malory's vivid retelling, knights-errant roam the countryside around Camelot, the wizard Merlin gives his "best counceil,", and Arthur receives Excalibur from the Lady in the Lake: "And in the myddes of the lake Arthur was ware of an arme clothed in whyte samyte / that held a fayr swerd in that hand." This copy was splendidly bound in 1906 by Elsé Hoffman of the Guild of Women Binders, with her monogram and the date tooled in both volumes. Malory was a natural choice of text for a guild binder, appealing to the same Pre-Raphaelite sensibility that animated the Arts & Crafts movement. In the year that she completed this binding, Hoffman would exhibit her work at the Arts & Crafts Exhibition Society show in London and the International Book Production Exhibition in Frankfurt (Tidcombe, Women Bookbinders 1880-1920). A fine bright copy of an Arthurian classic. Two large octavo volumes, early twentieth-century full green crushed morocco, raised bands, spines and front boards elaborately lettered in gilt, boards ruled in gilt, triple-ruled gilt dentelles with inlaid morocco cornerpieces, binder's monogram and date "1906" tooled in gilt to lower dentelles, grey endpapers, all edges gilt. Facsimile page from Caxton's Malory and tipped-in editor's note in Volume I, half title in Volume II, oversized Gothic initials throughout text. Text complete in two volumes, without the accompanying two volumes of secondary material. Scattered light foxing to upper margins.

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        Leaves of Grass, with Sands at Seventy & A Backward Glance o'er Travel'd Roads.

      Philadelphia: 1889. hardcover. very good(+). Mounted photographic portrait and 5 other portraits. 404 & 18pp. 12mo, flexible leather; binding professionally re-backed; corners worn; small old rubberstamp. a.e.g. N.p. (Philadelphia, 1889). One of 300 copies, signed by Whitman. The 70th birthday edition..." a special, complete, final utterance, in one handy volume...more a PERSON than a book...I here with pen and ink append my name..." Beneath Whitman's signature are the autographs of JOHN BURROUGHS and EDGAR LEE MASTERS.

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        Charles le Brun et Les Arts Sous Louis XIV

      Imprimerie National, 1889. Hardcover. Good. 1889. 818 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth with gilt lettering. Large book. Text in French. The number 2 is displayed upon the spine but not at the titles, it is unclear if this is a volume number. Firm binding. Mild foxing, tanning and handling marks with faint pencil marking at front paste-down. Intermittent dog-eared corners with rough edges to pages. Title page has scuffing around edges with small hole near where publisher is listed. Moderate bumping, rubbing and scuffing to spine ends and to corners with moderate rubbing, scuffing and wear along edges and over surfaces. water marking along spine with white marking at front.

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        Mini Archive - Manuscript Letters from Israel - Album of Pencil Drawings & Photos

      Israel, 1889. Haifa, Daliyat al-Karmel, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, February-March 1889. Five manuscript letters, and one album of pencil drawings, from a notable English artist's journey to Israel for the purpose of drawing and painting foreign scenes, being Laurence Carrington Grubbe (1854-1912) of Suffolk. Together with 3 original photographs of the artist, one of which is in a matte border. Letters: 28 pages combined. 8vo. ivory double-leafs, measuring approximately 13 x 20 cm, each signed in the original, one contained in original covers bearing postmarks from Beirut and Port Said and a Turkish Ottoman Empire postage stamp of 1 Piaster. Album: Oblong 8vo. measuring approximately 23,5 x 14,5 cm, quarter morocco over green cloth, front titled "Sketches" in gilt, with integral cloth pencil holder. 82 pages with pencil drawings, over half of which are on-the-spot drawings of Israel and Palestine. Placed within the album is a separate leaf with a drawing of the walls of Jerusalem. Photographs: Three unique photographs taken circa 1890s, ranging in size from approximately 18 x 12 cm, to 12 x 9 cm, one being a faded sepia view of Grubbe in his studio, another being placed in a matte holder. Indication of moisture to album's spine, otherwise in very good condition, internally sound. Creases to two photographs. Letters are in very good condition. Laurence Carrington Grubbe (1854-1912) travelled to Israel and Palestine in 1889, in the period of Zionist immigration, expressly with the intent of painting foreign sights. The artist's field journal contains approximately 45 manuscript pencil drawings which were drawn in the Holy Land, March and April 1889, captioned accordingly. Some of these include views of Haifa in Israel, ancient stone walls in Ramla, a scene from the road to Jerusalem, portrait sketches of children at Daliyat al-Karmel in Jerusalem, Damascus Gate, the exterior of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, some fine architectural details inside of Solomon's Temple, the tomb of Jesus Christ, views of Bethlehem, Rachel's tomb, etc. The remaining pages are filled with drawings of people and scenes closer to home, one being dated 1891. His correspondence describes the adventure of touring through our civilization's most historically significant lands, a history of which he frequently makes reference to. The first letter was penned 4 February 1889 aboard a ship in the port of Joppa [Jaffa], which he describes as "an artist's wild delight." Three letters are written while at Haifa and one at Daliyat El Karmel. Four letters are addressed to his father, magistrate and two times Mayor of Southwold, John Eustace Grubbe (1816-1899); one is addressed to his sister Constance. Following are some excerpts: "Off Joppa, 4th Feb 89. Before leaving Port Said... small Arab fish market on its borders which we inspected as well as the manners & customs of the Arabs... wonderfully civil, Mr. Haskett Smith a friend of Mr. Oliphants who is with us says it is perfectly safe to travel anywhere this side of Jordan... the reports of danger are kept alive by dragoners... if any Arab of a tribe commits an offence of dishonesty or anything else the Sheik of that tribe is apprehended & put in prison till the delinquent is produced... There was a Turkish Pasha on board with his sword, uniform & carriage... on his way from Mecca to Jerusalem..." "Haifa, 2nd March 89... I have been doing some oil painting... Among the other inhabitants of Dalieh is a ridiculous monkey... I have been here since my return from Beyrout... Mrs. Oliphant & some friends of hers arrive next Tuesday..." "Haifa, March 6th 89... This is a glorious country for archaeological remains. You walk along the shore for miles on the site of a half-buried city - Sicaminum - You can pick up blocks of broken marble by the score, tesserae large & small innumerable... Nobody cares for them or even seems to think of exploring them. Mr. Oliphant did. His garden contains all sorts of relics from this & other quarters... In digging about he came across 2 large caves with the remains of plaster round the walls & steps... tesselated pavement still undisturbed... a very large cistern... ...most interesting of relics about here is the Castle of Athlit, the last stronghold of the Crusaders... a chamber or passage below... the chapel of which one high wall still stands shows carved stone heads of crusaders..." "Daliet-el-Carmel, Syria, March 29th 89...My plans for the future are as follows... leave Haifa on a tour with Allan & a party of Druses Monday. We shall ride to Caesarea along the coast, thence to Jerusalem, Jericho, the Dead Sea &c &c making north to Damascus, Balbek, Tyre & Sidon... will take about 4 weeks... had a delightful trip to Nazareth... lies in a nest surrounded by stormy hills... the highest commands an enormous extent of country, a magnificent view, I made a sketch from it... The well is the only well in the village, & there little girls - women & children go every evening to draw water... just as they did 1900 years ago... We slept at the convent... lighted with a very tall candle and a lantern... Besides ourselves there were about 8 Arab men a little boy and a baby... The men & boy took it in turns to dance to the sound of a shepherds pipe... Among other institutions there is a orphanage where some English ladies look after 80 little Arab girls... April 3rd. P.S. the trip has been unavoidably postponed... going to Jerusalem. I shall paint there for about a fortnight..." Daliyat El Karmel is a Druze town in the Haifa District of Israel, located some 20 km southeast of Haifa. The shrine of Abu Ibrahim, whom the Druze consider a prophet, is in the oldest part of the town. Close by, is the home of Sir Laurence Oliphant, who spent his summers there in the 1880s with his wife Alice, and his secretary Naftali Herz Imber. Laurence Carrington Grubbe (1854-1912) is a well-known Suffolk artist and painter whose works are still sought after today. Born at Southwold, he was a son of wealthy magistrate John Eustace Grubbe (1816-1899) who served twice as mayor of Southwold, and Julia Catherine née Hall (ca 1821-1901). He was educated at Eton College, then admitted to Trinity Hall in Cambridge on 3 February 1872. His father had a house at 29 Holland Park, London where the family often resided. By 1881 he was on the active list with the rank of Captain for the 16th (The Bedforshire) Regiment of Foot. In 1882-83 he was at Shorncliffe Army Camp, and travelling in England, during which time he began seriously considering making a profession of painting. He made some investments with his father, for example, possessing Midland Debenture Stock in 1895, and a Midland Railway Debenture in 1896. Grubbe travelled to Italy, Egypt, Israel and Palestine in 1889 to paint and explore. He took up figure painting, first exhibiting at the London Salon. In 1893 he exhibited "A Game of Draughts" at the Royal Academy. He also exhibited in Southwold, Suffolk and Hampstead, London as late as 1908. He was also a member of the Ipswich Fine Art Club in Southwold from 1889 to 1905. In 1909 he married Marie Ellen Seymour Lucas (1879-1951) whom he nicknamed "Poppets" and whom was described as a miniaturist in the art community. Her family was replete with renowned artists, her father being the esteemed artist John Seymour Lucas, R.A. (1849-1923), a Victorian English historical and portrait painter, as well as an accomplished theatrical costume designer, distinguished antiquary and collector of architectural artefacts. Lucas owned and remodelled The Blythburgh Priory in the then emerging style and influence of the Arts and Crafts Movement which flourished in England between 1880 and 1910. Laurence and Marie had one daughter, Margaret Julia Maria Grubbe (1911-1997) who also became an artist and illustrator. Grubbe died at his home 96 Abbey Road, Hampstead, London in 1912, aged 57, within a year of Margaret's birth. . Very Good.

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        Sylvie and Bruno; Sylvie and Bruno Concluded.

      London: Macmillan and Co.,, 1889 & 1893. 2 works, octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spines gilt, black coated endpapers, all edges gilt. Sylvie and Bruno Concluded with the dust jacket with the over-price sticker removed, therefore probably supplied. Housed in a custom blue slipcase. Illustrated by Harry Furniss. Spines gently rolled and faded, a couple of faint spots; an excellent, bright set. Jacket of Sylvie and Bruno Concluded with toned spine and some nicks to extremities. First editions. Presentation copies, inscribed by the author on the half-titles: "Mrs Burton with kindest regards from the Author. Dec. 12 1889"; "Mrs Burton with the Author's kind regards. December 28 1893." Mrs Burton was Mabel Burton's mother.

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        Traité de la fabrication de l'alcool

      1889 - 2 volumes grands de I. (2), Lille, Danel, 1889, in-8, 2 volumes grands de I. (2), V, (1), 460 et II pages ; et de II. (2), IV, VII, (1), 500 et II pages, demi-basane noire de l'époque, dos lisse portant le nom d'auteur, le titre et la tomaison, tranches cirées, Première édition française, traduite sur la quatrième édition allemande par Bosker et Warnery. Traité de chimie industrielle et appliquée à la fabrication de l'alcool dans lequel l'auteur analyse toutes les matières premières rentrant dans la fabrication de l'alcool et leur préparation (pomme de terre, froment, seigle, orge, avoine, maïs, riz, sarrasin pour l'amidon qu'elles contiennent, ainsi que le malt), il s'intéresse aussi longuement aux techniques permettant la formation de l'alcool : saccharification, phénomènes et pratique de la fermentation, distillation et rectification. Outre ces développements théorico-pratiques, cet ouvrage se distingue par une très riche illustration en noir dans le texte qui montre des dizaines d'appareils industriels, de distilleries, etc. Sur les pages de titre, cachet de la station de chimie végétale de Meudon. Bel exemplaire [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Konvolut von 5 Beiträgen zur Mathematik, 1:] Über die partiellen Differentialgleichungen, welchen die absoluten Invarianten binärer Formen bei höheren Transformationen genügen; [2:] Über die Abbildung einer Classe von Flächen 5. Ordnung; [3:] Über eine Fundamentalaufgabe der Invariantentheorie; [4:] Erweiterung des Raumbegriffes. Mathematische Abhandlung; [5:] Über die reducirte Resultante

      Göttingen - Braunsberg - München: Dieterische Buchandlung 1870 1872; Huye's Buchhandlung; Verlag der k. Akademie 1889 - HLDr., Bibl.-Exemplar, 35 Seiten, 64 Seiten, 62 Seiten, 21 Seiten, 13 Seiten, 4°, mit Rückenvergoldung. Titelblätter gestempelt; Signaturen. Einband leicht berieben und abgegriffen, sonst guter Zustand. Book Language/s: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de Khanat de Khokand.

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

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        Heroes of the Dark Continent and How Stanley Found Emin Pasha. [Promotional oversized flyer]

      St. Louis, Mo:: Historical Publishing Co.,, 1889. self wrappers as issued. Creased where folded; some slight marginal foxing; very attractive.. 17 x 11 inches,.

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        Eigenhändig geschriebener Brief. Mit Unterschrift. 23. Nov. 1889.

      1889 - 22,5x14 cm. (ordentlicher Zustand). Heinrich Theodor Fontane (* 30. Dezember 1819 in Neuruppin; + 20. September 1898 in Berlin) deutscher Schriftsteller und approbierter Apotheker. Er gilt als bedeutendster deutscher Vertreter des poetischen Realismus. "Hochgeehrter Herr, ergebensten Dank für das Bändchen "Lyrische Dichtungen" das Ihre Güte mir zugehen lies. Darüber schreiben kann ich nicht, weil Bücherbesprechungen anderen Personen obliegen. Ich bitte Sie deshalb freundlichst das Bändchen direkt an die Redaktion der Zeitung einsenden zu wollen. [.] Th. Fontane" Rückseitig: Entwurf eines enttäuschen Antwortschreibens "Doch Ihr Schreiben spricht beredt, ich muss mich eben bescheiden. Verzeihen Sie, dass ich Sie nochmals belästigte " Fontane

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        Selected Poems

      UK: Kegan Paul, Trench, & Co. London, Kegan Paul, Trench and Co., 1889. First edition and first impression in publisher's maroon cloth. A presentation copy inscribed by Dobson "The Rev \ W. Elwin \ With the Kind Regards \ of \ Austin Dobson \ 21.12.89". Elwin has evidently presented the book to a library in 1907 as evidenced by a presentation plate. Ex Libris plate of R.C. Fiske to front endpaper. Very good condition with wear commensurate to age. . Very Good. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1889.

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        "Play Ball." Stories of the Diamond Field by Mike Kelly of the Boston Base Ball Club

      Boston and New York: Kean & Kelly. 1889. Second edition. Octavo. vi, [7]-86, [6, ads], [4, blank]pp. Publisher's printed brown wrappers, front cover with engraved portrait of Kelly. Spine and covers lightly worn, with small chip from bottom end of spine. Previous owner's name in pencil at head of title page. In custom brown cloth clamshell box.The second edition of this work of baseball anecdotes and autobiography by Mike "King" Kelly (1857-1894), the first memoir by a baseball player. Kelly, at the time of this work a member of the Boston Beaneaters, was an early innovator of the game, introducing or popularizing such techniques as the hook slide, the hit and run, and the art of intentionally fouling balls to build up the pitch count. Handsome, personable, and extremely popular with fans, Kelly parlayed his success on the field into second career as a vaudeville performer --- his act including recitations of the poem "Casey at the Bat." In 1945 Kelly was inducted into the Baseball Hall Fame in only its second vote.A first edition of Play Ball was published in 1888 by Emery & Hughes. Both editions are rare, with OCLC locating only one copy of this edition. Grobani 27-1 (for 1888 edition, the earliest work listed under "Anecdotes and Recollections"); Smith 14906 (erroneously listing an 1883 edition); OCLC 863156817 (1 copy, New York Public Library). A great baseball rarity. .

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        Deutschlands Apfelsorten.

      Braunschweig, Friedrich Vieweg und Sohn 1889 - Original, kein Reprint. "Illustrierte, systematische Darstellung der im Gebiete des Deutschen Pomologen-Vereins gebauten Apfelsorten. Herausgegeben im Auftrag und unter Mitwirkung des Deutschen Pomologen-Vereins von dessen erstem Vorstande Dr. Th. Engelbrecht, Geh. Med.-Rath und Professor in Braunschweig." XVI + 778 Seiten mit 688 Abbildungen im Text + 4 Seiten Verlagshinweise. Jeder der schwarz-weißen Holzschnitte (gezeichnet vom Verfasser und von A. Probst dargestellt) zeigt einen Querschnitt durch einen Apfel der 688 beschriebenen Sorten . Ca. 22,5 cm x ca. 15,5 cm. Halbledereinband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und etwas Rückenverzierung. - Martini: Geschichte der Pomologie in Europa, S. 80 ("Eine spezielle und exakte Schrift ."). - Selten: für uns in den Buchauktionen des deutschsprachigen Raumes im Zeitraum 1950 bis 2006 nur sieben Exemplare nachweisbar, also durchschnittlich nur alle 8 Jahre ein Exemplar. Etwas berieben oder bestoßen, hinteres Außengelenk ca. 11 cm aufgeplatzt, Rücken oben mit sehr kleinen Fehlstellen, Rückenbeschriftung etwas verblasst. Kleiner Stempel auf dem Titel, sonst keine Einträge. Papier durchgehend gering gebräunt, keine Flecken. Bindung sehr gut und fest. Zustand insgesamt II (deutsche Schulnotenskala). Auf Wunsch senden wir Ihnen gern per E-Mail Fotos des Werkes zu. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Eigenhändiges Schriftstück.

      () 1889 - 15x11,5 cm. (wohlerhalten). Hugo Wolf (* 13. März 1860 in Windischgrätz (slowenisch: Slovenj Gradec); + 22. Februar 1903 in Wien), österreichisch-slowenischer Komponist und Musikkritiker. "An dem reinsten Frühlingsmorgen / Ging die Schäferin und sang / Jung und schön und ohne Sorgen / Daß es durch die Felder klang: / So lalalera lalala, laleralalala la!".[.] Vollständige Niederschrift der drei Strophen zum letzten der Goethe-Lieder "Die Spröde", komponiert am 21. Oktober 1889. Wolf

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        Uniform of the United States Army 1774 - 1889

      Washington, D.C.: the Quartermaster General by Lieut. Colonel M. I. Ludington, [1889]. Volume I. rebound in black morocco over brown cloth, gilt lettered spine, preserving original gilt raised titling and inset in square on front cover. Some pages and plates with small (less than half inch) cello tape repair in margins. The three additional plates with more extensive cellotape repairs; very occasional small tear in margins, and brown spots. Inscription in blue ink on title page "Property of Commodore R. D. xxxxx Hatsworth. Square folio (c. 16.5 x 15 inches). 74pp text, including 3 pp. "key Illustrated by 44 chromolithograph plates by H. A. Ogden, plus three additional plates from volume II, with slightly trimmed margins; stubbed in on linen backing. Chromolithographed by G. H. Buek & Co. Contains plates from the rare volume II - 1898 -19-7 Henry Alexander Ogden was an illustrator and genre painter, known for his paintings of colonial and military life in America. He was born in Philadelphia and studied there at the National Academy of Design and the Art Students League in New York, where he spent the rest of his working life. He became a member of the Society of Illustrators in 1911 and his works are in several museums. The Quarter-Master General commissioned him to illustrate in paintings the U. S. Army's uniforms from 1775 to 1906, which were then used in these color plate books. Henry Loomis Nelson was an American journalist specializing in history and politics. He was a frequent contributor to "Harper's New Monthly Magazine." This is the outstanding American work on the subject, and nobody has replaced Ogden as the ultimate artist authority on this subject - Bennett p. 85.

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        Narrative and Critical History of America - Eight Volumes

      Houghton, Mifflin and Co, 1889-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. 8 volume set. Folio. Number 20 of 550 Limited edition. Red cloth. Black leather spine labels with gold lettering. Hardcover. Few pages loose but present. Clean, unmarked pages. "Still an indispensable reference work for the exploration and mapping of America." Volume 1: Aboriginal America [1889]. Volume II: Spanish Explorations and Settlements in America from the Fifteenth to the Seventeenth Century [1886]. Volume III: English Explorations and Settlements in North America 1497-1689 [1884]; Volume IV: French Explorations and Settlements In North America and those of the Portuguese, Dutch and Swedes 1500-1700 [1884]. Volume V: The English and French in North America 1689-1763 [1887]. Volume VI: The United States of North America Part I [1887]. Volume VII: The United States of North America, Part II [1888]. Volume VIII: The Later History of British, Spanish, and Portuguese America [1889]. Each volume indexed separately, general index in Volume VIII. Winsor "rapidly became the leading cartographer in the United States, and through his study of maps solved a number of historical problems which had previously been insoluble" DAB. "If competently revised and brought more nearly to date, would be the most useful single work on the Western hemisphere, its history, cartography, and bibliography" - Howes W578. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

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        War and Peace

      UK: Walter Scott. London, Walter Scott, n.d. [1899]. First edition thus, being the first complete English edition. Near fine with a little bumping to the spine tips. A little rubbed but well presented. n.d. [1889] . Near Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1889.

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        EDGAR (1889). Dramma lirico in tre atti di Ferdinando Fontana. Opera completa per Canto e Pianoforte. Nuova edizione [in tre atti]. Riduzione di Carlo Carignani. timbro a secco Febbraio 1892 (Pl.n°53736).

      Ricordi, Milano - 2ª edizione. Cm.27,2x20,2. Pg.(4), 248. Legatura in mz.pergamena non editoriale con piatti marmorizzati. La coperta originale, in riproduzione fotostatica policroma, è conservata all'interno. Bruniture al frontespizio e restauri cartacei alle ultime nove carte. In generale, causa il tipo di carta usato, i margini delle carte sono abbastanza fragili. Con indicazione degli interpreti della prima esecuzione assoluta del 21 aprile 1889 al Teatro alla Scala: Romilda Pantaleoni, Gregorio Gabrielesco, Pio Marini, Antonio Magini Coletti, Aurelia Cataneo. Al piede dei nominativi degli interpreti la notazione a stampa "Prima esecuzione della nuova Edizione in tre Atti: Ferrara, Teatro Comunale, 28 febbraio 1892". Sempre alla seconda carta dedica autografa manoscritta di Puccini: "All'illustre avvocato Senatore Pelosini, Omaggio di Giacomo Puccini. Torre del lago, 29 ottobre 1894". Buona grafia, firma estesa. Si tratta di una rara seconda edizione dello spartito per canto e Piamo dell'"Edgar" pucciniano. Dopo il buon successo de "Le Villi", opera prima del maestro lucchese nel 1884, Giulio Ricordi commissionò a Puccini una seconda opera, e la scelta cadde su "Edgar", anch'essa, come "Le Villi", su libretto di Ferdinando Fontana, liberamente tratto da "La coupe et les lèvres" di Alfred De Musset. L'opera fu composta dal 1886 al 1889, quando il 21 aprile 1889, sotto la direzione di Franco, fu eseguita, in quattro atti, alla Scala, con discreto successo. In vista di una ripresa, sempre sollecitato dall'attento Ricordi, Puccini revisionò la partitura in vista di una ripresa. Dopo tali modifiche e aggiustamenti, l'opera fu di nuovo rappresentata, sempre in quattro atti, a Lucca nel settembre del 1891, al Teatro del Giglio. Fu dopo questa esecuzione che venne decisa la soppressione del quarto atto, e la nuova versione in tre atti andò in scena al Teatro Comunale di Ferrara il 28 gennaio 1892, sotto la direzione di Carlo Carignani. La presente edizione è quella adottata in tale occasione, e fu utilizzata anche nelle successive messe in scena dello stesso anno, al Teatro Regio di Torino (5 marzo) con Mario Ancona, al Teatro Real di Madrid diretta da Luigi Mancinelli (19 marzo) ed al Teatro Grande di Brescia (18 agosto). In seguito vi furono altre revisioni. La presente edizione è particolarmente rara in quanto, presentando il timbro a secco del febbraio 1892, costituisce in assoluto uno dei primissimi esemplari usciti dai torchi di Casa Ricordi. Il tutto, ovviamente, impreziosito dal bell'autografo del Maestro al Pelosini. "Narciso Feliciano Pelosini (Fornacette di Cascina, 9 giugno 1833 ? Pistoia, 9 luglio 1896) si dedicò, oltre al suo mestiere di avvocato, anche alla carriera politica nel campo liberale, ma lasciò traccia di sé anche nel campo della letteratura, che fu la giovanile aspirazione della sua vita. Firmò le sue opere o con la sigla N.F.P. o come Giovan Paolo d'Alfiano, l'antico nome del paese natale. Fu amico di Giacomo Puccini e in un'occasione ne fu anche l'avvocato difensore. Fu titolare della cattedra di diritto penale presso la Scuola di scienze sociali di Firenze e partecipò ad illustri processi dell'epoca, tra cui anche quello fra il politico Giovanni Nicotera e "La Gazzetta d'Italia", giornale di Firenze. Tra le sue conoscenze e amicizie annoverò anche quella di Giosuè Carducci. Il 4 dicembre 1890 fu nominato senatore, militando nella destra. Morì a Pistoia il 9 luglio 1896 e attualmente riposa nel Cimitero della Misericordia della stessa città. Ancora oggi è visibile una lapide presso la sua casa natale in via Tosco Romagnola a Fornacette (Pisa)" (da wikipedia) . > Schickling, 62.E.2, "Second Italian edition": "The edition was announced in the "Gazzetta Musicale" of February 1892 and, according to MRK, printed on February 1892. Compared to 62.E.1 [the first edition], this edition contains numerous minor changes in dynamics, expression marks, and in the part-writing of the voices". Hopkinson, 2B, "The Dedication has been dr [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Narrative and Critical History of America

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1889. Leather bound. Eight volumes, Large quartos, Justin Winsor The Narrative and Critical History of America. The Riverside Press Large Paper Edition is limited to five hundred and fifty sets. Bound in contemporary three quarter red morocco and marbled boards, spine are lettered in gilt, decorated in six compartments to spine and five raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper. Numerous illustrations in text, including frontispiece portrait of Justin Winsor, map, facsimiles, etc. Justin Winsor (1831 - 1897) was a writer and a prominent librarian at the Boston Public Library and later at Harvard University, where he professionalized library management and became one of the U.S.'s first academic librarians. Fine.

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        Westmorland church notes : being the heraldry, epitaphs, and other inscriptions in the thirty-two ancient parish churches and churchyards of that county

      1889 - 1889, vol 1 and 2, mild wear to matching newer binding. original wrappers have been included. both have a neatly written home made place index on separate sheet added to title page. vol 1 has newspaper clipping of death of author stuck on title page, andsome minor foxing, some foxing also seen to closed page edges. , also a little pencil annotations. vol 2 some pencil annotations and another newspaper death notice added. also a page repair. again mild foxing to page edges.Full index to both vols at close of vol 2 and a subscribers list. overall should be considered a good set. book is mostly details of gravestone details / epitaphs [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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