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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.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        Das Kaiserthum Oesterreich. - Ungarn nebst Siebenbürgen, Tyrol & Triest, sowie anderer historisch merkwürdiger Städte und malerischer Landschaften Österreichs aus der Vergangenheit und Gegenwart, nach der Natur aufgenommen und von berühmten Künstlern in Stahl gestochen. - II.Abtheilung.

      Frankfurt, Honsack\'s Verlagsanstalt, 1889. 1. Aufl. Titel und Inhaltsverzeichnis und 100 Stahlstichen in der Originalen Flügelmappe, 4°, illustr.Olwd. Einband etwas berieben und leicht fleckig, einzelne Blätter leicht fingerfleckig und am Rand etwas berieben, ansonst guter und sauberer Zustand. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hier der zweite Band in der seltenen wohlerhaltenen Orig.-Mappe. - Die Stahlstiche: (Blattgröße ca. 25 x 32,5 cm, Bildausschnitt ca. 12 x 17 cm) zeigen Ansichten aus Ungarn, Siebenbürgen, ... Und aus Tirol, Südtirol bis Triest.u.a.: Mühlbach, Innsbruck, Schloss Ambras, Hall/Inn, Schwatz, Landeck, Schroffenstein, Meran, Schloss Tyrol, Zenoburg, Brunnenburg und das Etschtal, Brixen, Kloster Neustift, Botzen, Trient, Riva am Gardasee, Stuibenfall im Ötztal, Burg Friedberg, Tratzberg, Kaltern, Vintschgau, Achensee, Marmolata, Ortlergebiet, St.Lorenzen, Zirl, Triest, Schemnitz, Erlau, Burg Rosenau, Pressburg, Budapest, ..... ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Nebehay-W. III,584. Wurzb.27,303 (ausführlich), ÖBL IX,337.Anton Ruthner (1817-1897) war Jurist sowohl im Staatsdienst, als auch Advokat und Notar. Sein Verdienst ist aber insbesondere als Alpinist und Erschließer der Berge der Ostalpen. Er war Mitbegründer des österreichischen Alpenvereins und u.a. Initiator und Teilnehmer der Erstbesteigung des Großvenediger im Jahre 1841 und verfaßte zahlreiche Schriften zur Topographie der Alpen. Sein Werk \"Das Kaiserthum Österreich\" erfreute sich großer Beliebtheit und erlebte mehrere verschiedene Ausgaben. Illustrierte Bücher, Österreich

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        Bergmann. Bronze.

       Höhe 53 cm, Tadell. Alfred BRANDEL (1889-1973). österreichischer Bildhauer. der von Hugo Lederer und Otto Scheer sowie Eugene Barilot in Berlin und Paris ausgebildet wurde. Der bis 1946 in Berlin ansässige Bildhauer schuf vornehmlich Darstellungen junger Damen und Mädchen sowie Büsten und Aktstatuetten. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Skulpturen vor 1945 Kunst - 20 Jht.

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        Götzen-Dämmerung (Twilight of the Idols)

      

      [Bookseller: Eternal Return Antiquarian Bookshop]
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        Darwinism: An Exposition of the Theory Of Natural Selection, With Some of Its Applications

      London: Macmillan and Co, 1889. First edition. Octavo, original green cloth, titles to the spine in gilt. In near fine condition with light rubbing to the extremities. Alfred Russel Wallace was the co-discoverer of evolution by natural selection together with Charles Darwin. Wallace wrote Darwinsim as a defensive response to the scientific critics of natural selection. Of all Wallace's books, "it is cited by scholarly publications the most" (Shermer, Life and Science of Alfred Russel Wallace).

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        Verhandlungen des Parteitages der Österreichischen Sozialdemokratie in Hainfeld (30./31. Dezember 1888 und 1. Januar 1889). Nach dem stenographischen Protokoll herausgegeben.

       Wien, Bretschneider 1889. 8°. IV, 110 (1) S. HLn. d. Zt. Exlibris. Letztes Bl. (Nachträge) fragmentarisch, geklebt. EAAus der Prinzipien-Erklärung der sozialdemokratischen Arbeiterpartei Oesterreichs: `Die sozialdemokratische Arbeiterpartei in Oesterreich erstrebt für das gesammte Volk ohne Unterschiede der Nation, der Rasse und des Geschlechts die Befreiung aus den Fesseln der ökonomischen Abhängigkeit, die Beseitigung der politischen Rechtlosigkeit und die Erhebung aus der geistigen Verkümmerung. die Ursache dieses unwürdigen Zustands ist nicht in einzelnen politischen Einrichtungen zu suchen, sondern in der das Wesen des gesamten Gesellschaftszustandes bedingenden und beherrschenden Thatsache, daß die Arbeitsmittel in den Händen einzelner Besitzender monopolisiert sind. Der Besitzer der Arbeitskraft, die Arbeiterklase, wird dadurch zum Sklaven der Besitzer der Arbeitsmittel, der Kapitalistenklasse, deren politische und ökonomische Herrschaft im heutigen Staate Ausdruck findet.` Versand D: 4,00 EUR Geschichte, Politik, Sozialismus, Austriaca

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        Erinnerungen an das Armeefest zur Feier des 800-jähr. Jubiläums des Hauses Wettin 1889.

      Dresden, Institut für vervielfältigende Künste Firma Wilhelm Hoffmann o.J., (1889). - mit 9 colorirten Tafeln in Kreidelithographie. * Erste (und seltene) Ausgabe dieses wundervollen Prachtalbums im Folio-Querformat ! Die vortrefflich gedruckten Tafeln sämtlich von Albert Richter (1838-1897) gezeichnet. Die Texttafel erläutert die Festfolge wie auch die einzelnen Figuren der jeweiligen Tafel. ++ Das Jubiläum fand statt vom 14 bis 18. Juni 1889. ++ Ein zeitgenössisches Zitat: "Unser Kaiser begab sich am Dienstag auf einen Tag nach Dresden zur Beglückwünschung der Königlichen Familie zum 800jährigen Bestehen des Hauses Wettin in Sachsen. Die Wettinfeier ist in jeder Beziehung glänzend verlaufen. Am Abend des Dienstag wurde vor dem Kaiser das große Armeefest wiederholt, welches die Theilnahme der Sachsen an den Türkenkriegen in einer Reihe prächtiger Bilder und Aufführungen verherrlichte." [Quelle: Neueste Mittheilungen. VIII. Jahrgang. No. 48. Verantwortlicher Hrg: Dr. jur. O. Hammann. Berlin, Freitag, den 21. Juni 1889] ++ Beiliegt: Artikel von Dr. Gotthard Winter, 2 Folioseiten, mit 6 Holzstichen nach Zeichnungen von Albert Richter, original aus der Zeitschrift "Über Land und Meer" von 1889 mit dem Titel: "Die achthundertjährige Jubelfeier des Hauses Wettin" (dargestellt sind: 1.Heil dem Haus Wettin, 2. Heerpauker,Spitze des Musikkorps der erbländischen Ritterschaft, 3. Gruppe aus dem Festzug der erbländischen Ritterschaft, 4. aus dem Zuge der Lausitzer Ritterschaft, 5. Gruppe aus dem Turnierzug: Mannschaft des Mark- Landgrafen Friedrich, 6. Wendische Osterreiter) ++ ** bestoßen, Kanten berieben, eine Innenklappe ersetzt, sämtliche Gelenke wie auch der Rücken in weinroter HLwd. fachgerecht erneuert. Die Tafeln teils mit kleinen Randeinrissen und papierbedingt etwas nachgedunkelt. ANY QUESTIONS ?? Please don t hesitate to ask for details !! ++ Visa & Mastercard accepted ++ Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 4500 ill. HLwd-Mappe., 1 doppelseitige Texttafel und 9 Tafeln (mit 8 von 9 Seidenhemdchen) Imperial-Folio Querformat (Format 65x83 cm) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Melzers Antiquarium]
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        A suburb of Yedo. By (the late) Theobald A. Purcell. With Illustrations.

      Chapmann and Hall London 1889 5 n.n. Blätter, 212 Seiten. Mit 23 schwarz-weißen Illustrationen auf Tafeln, illustrierter Oln, 8° ( 19,5 x 13,5 cm ). Der Inhalt gliedert sich in folgende Kapitel: A suburb of Yedo - The Sake Shop - The Stonemason - The Barber - The Blind Boy - The Barber`s Tale - The Tapster`s Story - The Kamikudsuhiroi, or Picker up of Paper-Scraps - Ujigami no Matsuri - Nagare Kanjo - The Sparrow Catcher - The Doctor - The Fortune-Teller - The Story-Teller - By the River - Kichibei, the Cakeman - A Flute-Player - Concerning Ants - The Bells - The Old Gate - The Graveyard - Art in the Streets - Desolation. Die Tafeln mit den Illustrationen zeigen: Village Street - A sketch from the outskirts - Funeral - A Sake Shop - The Moji Yaki - The Ameya - The Barber - Bewitched by a fox - The blind boy - The Kamikudsuhiroi - The Mikoski - The Dashi - Nagare Kanjo - The Sparrow Catcher - The Doctor - The Fortune-Teller - The Story-Teller - Kichibei - A Flute-Player - An Ant Charm - The great bell of Shiba - A Gateway - The Graveyard. Einband etwas fleckig, leicht berieben, Ecken und Kanten teils etwas bestoßen, Bindung gelockert, Kapitale des schmalen Einbandrücken gering gestaucht. Innen Vorsätze leimschattig, erste Seiten etwas stockfleckig, wenige Seiten gering fleckig, desgleichen die Tafeln. Einige Seiten mit kleineren Randläsionen, desgleichen einige wenige Tafeln. Einige Seiten etwas angeknickt, einige Seiten mit kleinen Druckstellen. Vorn inliegend ein Fahrplan von 11 Seiten: * The Grand Hotel, Limited, Pocket Time Tables, corrected to June 1, 1890* ( der Fahrplan etwas stockfleckig ). Insgesamt recht guter Zustand. - außerordentlich selten ( auf keiner Auktion seit 1945 nachweisbar ) - ( Gewicht 450 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Yedo, Edo, Jeddo, Jedo, Japan, Purcell, Google, Japanisch, Theobald Andrew Purcell, Suburb, Nippon

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        Dry-Fly Fishing in Theory and Practice

      London: Sampson, Low, 1889. First edition. Frontispiece and 25 plates. xii, 289, [1, ad] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original green cloth over bevelled boards, t.e.g. Some chipping at spine ends, else near fine. First edition. Frontispiece and 25 plates. xii, 289, [1, ad] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Westwood & Satchell Supp. p. 246

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        Dry-Fly Fishing In Theory and Practice

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington Limited 1889. xii, 289, (1) pp. Original publisher's olive-green cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine. Top edge gilt. Minor marks to boards. Slight wear to spine ends. Tissue-guarded frontis and 25 plates, some colour. Plates complete. No ownership names. Binding firm. A bright fresh copy. VG to Near Fine condition. . Very Good. Cloth. First Edition. 1889. Tall 8vo..

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        Panorama Pilatus - Kulm. Panorama du Mt. Pilate.

      Alpnach, Pilatus - Bahn - Gesellschaft o, J. ( um 1889) - 14 x 119.5 cm, Lithografie in Farbe, Umschlag mit Titelill. und eine S. Touristeninformationen,Or - Br. leicht stockfleckig [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HOLY LAND. From Original Drawing by David Roberts, R.A. [After Lithographs by Louis Haghe] With Historical Descriptions by the Rev. George Crowly, LL.D.

      London: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., [ca. 1889]. 2 volumes, bound as one, containing sections; Jerusalem and Galilee; Jordan and Bethlehem; Idumea & Petra. With a total of 120 fine lithographic tinted plates from Roberts' drawings done on the scene. 4to, in fine three-quarter red morocco over red textured cloth boards, the spine with flat bands of double-ruled gilt, gilt lettered in one compartment, printed endpapers, a.e.g. viii, 85; 36 pp. A handsome copy, the binding well preserved with only a bit of unobtrusive spotting to the cloth, solid and strong, unusual for these large heavy books. The paper quite fresh and fine with only very minor light foxing occasionally present and far less then typically encountered. With the general title and one of the divisional title-pages included, that for section three, which along with section three's preliminary material is bound in the front. The three page 'notice of the journey', the list of subjects for parts one and two, and the three pages of introductory text to section 2 are not included. VERY EARLY ISSUE OF THE QUARTO EDITION WITH 120 PLATES REPRODUCED FROM One of the most desirable of all travel and plate books. Roberts' original folio volumes from the 1840 rank among the most costly of illustrated travel books. Their popularity let to the production of a series of more affordable quarto volumes, of which the volume offered here is one. In the course of two and a half months in 1838, traveling some 800 miles south from Cairo, Roberts recorded the monumental temple sites along the Nile in more than a hundred sketches. He headed on to to Petra and Mount Sinai, and then throughout the Holy Land and the areas of historical and religious importance which were held sacred to Christians, Jews and Muslims alike. As the first British artist to sketch the monuments of Ancient Egypt, set on "Plains so vast...that, until you come near them, you have no idea of their magnificence," Roberts was well aware of the stir his drawings would create in London. According to John Ruskin, writing in PRAETERITA, Roberts's drawings "were the first studies ever made conscientiously by an English painter, not to exhibit his own skill, but to give true portraiture of scenes of historical and religious interest.

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        The Complete Angler, or the contemplative man's recreation of (...). With an introduction by James Russell Lowell. I-II.

      Boston. 1889. 8vo. Elegante blå skinnryggbind med opphøyde ryggbånd og rik ryggforgylling. Topp gullsnitt, ellers ubeskåret. lxxvi, 465 s. Illustrert med plansjer utenom pagineringen, samt illustrasjoner i teksten.. Nr. 193 av 500 eksemplarer.Oliver 131.Et meget pent sett

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        Dictionnaire universel de cuisine et d'hygiène alimentaire. Première édition.

      chez tous lesLibraires (vo. 1), Librairie-Imprimerie des Halles et de la Bourse de Commerce (vol. 2-4) s.d.(1889-1892);, Paris, - 4 volumes 213 x 282 mm., 1940 pp., 1185 figures in-texte, des feuillets de publicité à la fin de chaque volume, reliure demi-chagrin à faux-nerfs, fleurons dorés au dos, coupes et plats frottés avec manques, ensemble correct. Tome 1: 2 planches en frontispice. T.2: l'ouvrage s'intitule désormais: "Dictionnaire universel de cuisine. Encyclopédie illustrée d'hygiène alimentaire". 1 pl. en frontispice, important manque de papier au deuxième plat. T.3: gardes blanches renouvelées, 1 frontispice, 1 feuillet "appréciations sur ce dictionnaire". T. 4: 2 frontispices.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Ancienne Richard (SLAM-ILAB)]
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        The Fairy Books: Blue (1889); Red (1890); Green (1892); Yellow (1894); Pink; (1897); Grey (1900); Violet (1901); Crimson (1903); Brown (1904); Orange (1906); Olive (1907); Lilac (1910) [with The Blue Poetry Book (1891); The True Story Book (1893); The Red True Story Book (1895); The Animal Story Book (1896); The Arabian Nights Entertainments (1898); The Red Book of Animal Stories (1899); The Book of Romance (1902); The Red Romance Book (1905)].

      London: Longmans, Green & Company, 1889-1910. First editions of each volume in Andrew Lang's Fairy Books: Blue (1889); Red (1890); Green (1892); Yellow (1894); Pink; (1897); Grey (1900); Violet (1901); Crimson (1903); Brown (1904); Orange (1906); Olive (1907); Lilac (1910) (12 volumes), along with eight of his other works: The Blue Poetry Book (1891); The True Story Book (1893); The Red True Story Book (1895); The Animal Story Book (1896); The Arabian Nights Entertainments (1898); The Red Book of Animal Stories (1899); The Book of Romance (1902); The Red Romance Book (1905). Bound in full leather by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, raised bands, gilt ruled to the front and rear panels, each volume with a different motif to the front and rear panel, all edges gilt, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, book marks. Each volume bound with the original cloth spine and front panel. With numerous illustrations by H. J. Ford. In near fine condition. An exceptional set bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. Andrew Lang's Fairy Books are a series of twelve collections of fairy tales, published between 1889 and 1910. Each volume is distinguished by its own color. In all, 437 tales from a range of cultures and countries are presented. Lang's urge to gather and publish fairy tales was rooted in his own experience with the folk and fairy tales of his home territory along the English-Scottish border. At the time he worked, English fairy-tale collections were rare: Dinah Maria Mulock Craik's The Fairy Book (1869) was a lonely precedent. When Lang began his efforts, he "was fighting against the critics and educationists of the day", who judged the traditional tales' "unreality, brutality, and escapism to be harmful for young readers, while holding that such stories were beneath the serious consideration of those of mature age" (Roger Lancelyn Green).

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        Panorama von St. Gallen. 6teiligen Panorama in Leporello. Ansicht der ganzen Stadt: Westseite mit St. Leonhard, Post, Gewerbemuseum, Kathedrale mit Stiftsumfang. - Ostseite: St. Laurenzen-Kirche, Kantonsschule, Brühl, Blumenau, Schützengarten, Strafanstalt St. Jacob, Linsebühl, Burger- & Kantonsspital, St. Fiden.

      Lichtdruck v. C. Bischof (Aufdruck), St. Gallen 1889 - St. Gallen, Lichtdruck v. C. Bischof (Aufdruck), (1889). 26x230 cm. Leporello in OLn.-Einband mit Deckeltitel und Ornamentik in Gold. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A COMPLETE LIST OF WINES, SPIRITS AND LIQUEURS, with Names and Addresses of 2,510 Agents in thr United Kingdom.

      London, printed and published by W. & A. Gilbey, at their Printing Works Poland Street, Oxford Street, W. 1889.1889. Slim 4to, 275 x 215 mm, 11 x 8½ inches, coloured frontispiece of Cabernet Sauvignon Grapes with tissue guard, 6 engraved plates on cream tinted ground showing stores, distilleries of Gin and Whiskey, bringing in the wine, Chateau Loudenne, the various departments in the Camden headquarters, a few small views and illustrations of bottles in the text, plus a map of the Medoc, pages: [1] - 49, last page blank, bound in the original publisher's cloth backed illustrated boards which have a total of 4 vignette illustrations of Gilbey buildings in London, Dublin, Edinburgh and Medoc on upper cover, and 11 depictions of vineyards and wine making on the lower cover. Boards have scattered pale foxing and are slightly dusty, corners slightly worn with board just showing at tips, title page has pale age - browning, last blank page age - browned, tip of one lower corner missing and slightly ragged, looks like a paper fault, nowhere near text, 1 margin has a slight pale mark, not affecting text, otherwise a very good clean copy of a scarce publication on the wines and spirits imported by a major British firm in the late 1800s. Each section is preceded by descriptive and informative text on the particular wines or spirits. Not listed in James Gabler's Wine into Words, A History and Bibliography of Wine Books in the English Lanquage. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Apache Kid and Prisoners Boudoir Card

      - A very scarce boudoir card with Haskaybaynayntayl, or the Apache Kid, from just before his final escape. No date, circa 1890s. Image is in very good condition with the photo measuring 4 3/8" x 6 7/8". There is some loss of paper on the right edge of the mount and the word "Dup" in ink. The caption and publication information on the back are covered by newspaper articles with a discard mark from the Sharlott Hall Museum in Prescott, Arizona with some handwritten notes. This photograph taken at Globe, Arizona has ten prisoners in it, with notations of their names and tribes in the photo. The Apache Kid is the second from the right in the top row, in this last known photograph of him. The article on the back describes the famous November 2, 1889 escape of eight of the prisoners while being transported to Yuma and their killing of Sheriff Reynolds and W. A. Holmes in the escape. The Apache Kid was one of the few escapees that survived very long, and his raids and sightings of him continued until 1894. No records of photo cards were found on OCLC, although the extracted image of the Apache Kid is well known. ; 5 1/4" x 8 1/2"

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        A COMPLETE LIST OF WINES, SPIRITS AND LIQUEURS, with Names and Addresses of 2,510 Agents in thr United Kingdom.

      London, printed and published by W. & A. Gilbey, at their Printing Works Poland Street, Oxford Street, W. 1889.. 1889. Slim 4to, 275 x 215 mm, 11 x 8½ inches, coloured frontispiece of Cabernet Sauvignon Grapes with tissue guard, 6 engraved plates on cream tinted ground showing stores, distilleries of Gin and Whiskey, bringing in the wine, Chateau Loudenne, the various departments in the Camden headquarters, a few small views and illustrations of bottles in the text, plus a map of the Medoc, pages: [1]-49, last page blank, bound in the original publisher's cloth backed illustrated boards which have a total of 4 vignette illustrations of Gilbey buildings in London, Dublin, Edinburgh and Medoc on upper cover, and 11 depictions of vineyards and wine making on the lower cover. Boards have scattered pale foxing and are slightly dusty, corners slightly worn with board just showing at tips, title page has pale age-browning, last blank page age-browned, tip of one lower corner missing and slightly ragged, looks like a paper fault, nowhere near text, 1 margin has a slight pale mark, not affecting text, otherwise a very good clean copy of a scarce publication on the wines and spirits imported by a major British firm in the late 1800s. Each section is preceded by descriptive and informative text on the particular wines or spirits. Not listed in James Gabler's Wine into Words, A History and Bibliography of Wine Books in the English Lanquage. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The English Gypsy Word Book; Being George Borrow's Romany Vocabulary Transposed.

      London Taylor and Francis 1889. 8vo. Printed for Private Circulation. 94pp. Bound in publisher's quarter red morocco with dark red title label to spine over yellow and black striped cloth boards (although the black is closer to dark brown pebble grained cloth). All edges are coloured to match the tricolore design.Minor edgewear and scuffing, gilt ruling to spine, a little dustiness here and there but essentially a very good, strong copy. Marbled endpapers, bearing the bookplate of John Quinn, (possibly the patron to Augustus John; who had a particular fascination with the British Romany) to front pastedown. A privately printed, rare and unusual extraction of the Romany volcabularly from the Romano Lavo-Lil and subsequent works. More a Romany vocabulary rather than a dictionary, with no detail pertaining to grammar, pronunciation or dialectical differences. It is clearly quite a deluxe production, attractively printed and, like all of Borrow's gypsy related gleanings, instantly fascinating. There will inevitably be inaccuracies, over romanticisings and downright bigotry attached to the history of British and European Roma, gypsies and travellers, but Borrow, essentially sympathetic, and certainly entranced, contributed at least some complexity and cultural depth to groups that previously were described in terms of suspicion, fear or as outcasts. It is insome ways quite ironic that the entire 19th century, with it's tremendous need for regimented progress, generally punitive reactions and strict social castes and systems, should also have been the age of the unrestrained romanticisation of the exile and the pariah; from the gothic to the pseudo-scientific, a public consciousness surrounded by the increasing vigour of the urban and industrial moved by inclination towards the deep woods and the high passes. Whilst Borrow and his contemporaries may have done as much to parody a culture as to preserve its history, it is through works like this that at least some remnants of a period voice remains.

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        The Birds of Berwickshire. 2 volume set

      Edinburgh David Douglas 1889. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Some light spotting to page ends and prelims. Heraldic book-plate on paste-downs First Edition Blue/gilt hardback cloth cover 220mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). xxvi, 334pp + ads; xii, 390pp + ads. Fold out coloured map. 'With remarks on their local distribution migration, and habits, and also on the folk-lore, proverbs, popular rhymes and sayings connected with them.' Volume II published in 1895.

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        Poetical Works.

      London: Smith, Elder & Co.,, 1889. 17 volumes, small octavo. Bound by Riviere in green crushed morocco, raised bands, titles to compartments gilt, floral rolls to turn-ins gilt, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Bookplate of Clive Behrens to front pastedowns. Spines slightly sunned, extremities very gently rubbed, light offsetting from turn-ins, light toning to margins of text block. An excellent set. A handsomely bound set of Browning's works.

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        STRUGGLES AND TRIUMPHS; OR, SIXTY YEARS' RECOLLECTIONS

      Courier Company, Buffalo 1889 - One of several editions of one of the most famous American autobiographies by one of the world's most sensational entrepreneurs. This is a special copy in a full black morocco leather publisher's presentation binding with gilt decorations on the spine and Barnum's gilt signature on the front cover; 360 pages. Illustrated with 43 engravings. This copy is INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author "To my friend & neighbor/George Mallory, Esq./With kind regards to all/his tribe/P. T. Barnum" and dated 5 July 1890. Mallory was one of the founders of Wheeler & Wilson of Bridgeport, manufacturer of sewing machines, later purchased by Singer. Mallory's sons built the Madison Square Theatre in 1879, known as the coziest and prettiest house in New York. The building was demolished in 1908. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Wit And Humor Of The Age; Comprising Wit, Humor, Pathos, Ridicule, Satires, Dialects, Puns, Conundrums, Riddles, Charades, Jokes And Magic

      George S. Cline Publishing House, Chicago 1889 - A rather attractive Salesman's Dummy for the Cline publication of Twain's Wit and Humor of the Age, BAL 3633. Reddish brown leather, re-backed, with elaborate design in gilt, alternative binding in alligator texture inside front board, with flap showing spine, decorated endpaper, frontispiece engraved portraits of Twain and other humorists. A Very Good copy; Wit and wisdom by Mark Twain, Josh Billings, Robt. J. Burdette, Alex. Sweet, Eli Perkins with The Philosophy of Wit and Humor by Melville D. Landon. Selections from each of the chapters, along with quotations and facsimile signatures of famous people. List of available bindings and prices, alligator imitation - sample inside front board; sheep sprinkled - sample inside rear board. List of facsimile signatures of famous subscribers including Chester A. Arthur, Henry Ward Beecher, Oliver Wendell Holmes, U. S. Grant, and others. Blank subscriber pages, full American Russia spine pasted inside rear board along with Sheep Sprinkled board. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        20 scarce offprints from Artificial Insemination Pioneer John Hammond 6 inscribed

      Various, 1940s-1950s. PAMPHLET. "Sir John Hammond CBE FRS[1] PhD (23 February 1889 - 25 August 1964), was a physiologist, agricultural research scientist, veterinarian known for his pioneering work in artificial insemination." Wikipedia All from the Robert H. Foote (Cornell University AI researcher). First separate edition. Offprint. Original wrappers. Includes: Development of Artificial Insemination in Cattle in England and Wales (1948); Some Possible Causes of Sterility (1953); The Possibility of Artificial Pregnancy in Cattle (1950); Artificial Lactation and Its Uses (1948); The Effects of Climate on Reproduction (1955); The Practical Use of Hormones in Animal Production (1951); Physiology of Reproduction in Relation to Nutrition ((1948-49); Animal Breeding in Relation to Nutrition and Environmental Conditions (1946); Genetic Differences in the Composition of Animal Products (1950); Essential steps to quality in bacon production (nd); The Story of a Research which knows no frontiers (Artificial Insemination) (1955); Hormonal Augmentation of Fertility in Sheep 1. Induction of ovulation, superovulation and heat in sheep with J. Hammond Jr. and A. S. Parkes (1942); Hormones in Fertility (1955); Animal Production Research at Cambridge (1952-53); Endocrine Balance in Relation to Fertility and Sterility (nd); Sterility and habitat (1953); Breeding Sheep for Quantity and Quality of Wool (1955); Physiological Limits to Intensive Production in Animals (1952); Polled Cattle (1950); Nutrition and fertility (nd). All very good few with underlining by Robert Foote, and most with his stamp of ownership. Provenance: William B. Provine. Rare books make Fine Gifts. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Very Good.

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        Mittheilungen I - V, VII - XVIII, XXI - XXVII, XXIX - XXXIX, XLI - XLVII, XLIX, LI - LXXXI (hier gezählt mit den Nummerierungen «der ganzen Reihe»). (Zusammen 75 Mitteilungen in einem Bd.).

      Wien, Selbstvlg., - 1895 1889 - Gr.8°, jeweils 6 - 10, oft 16 bis 24 S., jeweils Textabb., Priv.-HLwd., Bibliotheksex.: priv. Rückenschildchen, Schildchen u. Stempel a. Vs., schwacher Stempel a. Titelbl.; Kanten tlw. beschabt, Deckel berieben, Papier gebräunt; allg. gutes Ex. Vorgebunden «K. k. Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt für Photographie und Reproductionsverfahren in Wien» mit Statuten, Lehrplan, Tarife, Anstaltsgebäude» (17 S. u. 1 Doppeltaf. m. Plänen, 4. Auflage). - Die Mitteilungen in «Separatabdrucken aus der Photographischen Correspondenz» 1889 bis 1895. 1800 gr. Schlagworte: Photographie - Phototechnik [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lehrbuch der Gefängniskunde ( Erste Auflage 1889 ) unter Berücksichtigung der Kriminalstatistik und Kriminalpolitik. Von K. Krohne, Strafanstaltsdirektor in Berlin. Mit 15 Tafeln. Bedeutendes Werk mit allen 15 Tafeln

      Stuttgart, Ferdinand Enke, 1889. Erste Auflage 610 Seiten gebundene Ausgabe Guter Papierzustand, Vorbesitzeintrag a. Vorsatz, kleinere Bleistiftnotizen am inneren Deckel. Vorderes Gelenk schwach gelockert, nur selten und geringf. etwas altersfleckig, altergemäße leichte Lesespuren ( Gelegentliche leichte Randläsion, leichte Leseknickspur ) Die Doppelblatt Tafeln in gutem Zustand, hier teils schwache Eckknickspuren. Hinterer V.satz etwas fleckig. Der Leinenband etwas berieben, etwas fleckig, Ecken leicht bestoße,. Rückenkanten berieben , am unteren Kap.auf ca. 2 cm eingerissen, an beiden Kap. leicht angefranst. L35 Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        The Nursery Alice

      Macmillan And Co., London, 1889 Thomson, E. Gertrude; Tenniel, John (illustrator). First Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Containing Twenty Colored Enlargements from Tenniel's Illustrations to "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" with text adapted to Nursery Readers by Lewis Carroll. Pictorial boards, cloth spine. Very good condition. Twenty Color illustrations including frontis. No additional printings indicated. Dated 1889 on title page. No price. The People's edition. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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        Die Baukunst Spaniens in ihren hervorragendsten Werken dargestellt.

       Dresden, Gilbers`sche königliche Hof-Buchhandlung J. Bleyl o. J. [ca. 1889-1898] 6 Bde. gr.-2°. Mit 187 photogr. Taf. in Lichtdruck u. 7 tlw. doppelbl.-gr. chromolith. Taf. OLn.-Mappen mit Goldpräg. 1 Mappe am Rü. einger. Stellenw. stockfl. 2 Farbtaf. leicht beschäd.Versand D: 4,00 EUR Architektur, Kunst, Spanien

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        Letter Signed „G. Eiffel".

      Paris, 8 July 1889 - 8vo. 1 page. To Dr. Ramon de Luna, in French, sending a copy of the lecture on the Tower delivered by Eiffel at the School for Advanced Commercial Studies in addition to a copy of an article on Eiffel's work published in Les grandes usines de Turgan [neither present]. - On his personal stationery; horizontal fold; matted with a portrait and framed.

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        NIKKO SARA TOSHO GU BO SAI TEN RAKU ZU: ILLUSTRATIONS OF THEANCIENT FESTIVAL PRO

      [Tokyo 1889, Komuro]. Wood covers, grass paper covered, very. good, 20 feet long, 18 x 12.5 cm., accordion folded, color. woodblock printed by color by hand on hand-made paper. RARE. FIRST AND ONLY EDITION. A Shinto festival horizontal hand scroll, accordion folded book format. Beatifully, woodblock printed in color upon hand-made Washi paper. * Depicting the ancient religious festival to commemorate the Tokugawa Shogun's grave at Toshogu Shrine in Nikko. The work begins with a right to left reading of the story, two opposing pages equal one larger illustrated view of the procession. At the head of the august procession begins with soldiers carrying the Naginada or "long lance" bearers, followed by a Shishi or Lion Dog and Tora or Tiger costumed dancers, with three men per animal. Musicans playing the flute, women of the family, a horse-mounted Buddhist priest, and other court officials, flag bearers, archers, Samurai warriors in armour, Shinto women priests, masked Samurai, more horse-mounted officials, several empty planquins, drum and music corps, dancing monkeys, Shinto priests, more equistrian riders, Shinto orchestra, group of falconers with their birds in hand, table bearers, Buddhist priests. Then a series of three superbly decorated & most beautiful Mikoshi or portable Shinto shrines are carried by teams of men, followed by singers and groups of Samurai, flag-bearers and the like. * With Japanese title and colophon. * A truly unusual and spectacular folk-art celebration ! Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Manual of conchology, structural and systematic with illustrations of the species. Trochidae, Stomatiidae, Pleurotomariidae, Haliotidae. Vol. XI.

      Philadelphia, 1889, 8vo tutta tela, titolo al dorso, pp. 519 con 67 tav. lit.

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        Tullidge's Histories, (Volume II) containing the history of all the northern, eastern and western counties of Utah; also the counties of Southern Idaho with a biographical appendix of representative men and founders of the cities and counties; also a commercial supplement, historical. [THATCHER FAMILY COPY]

      Juvenile Instructor, Salt Lake City 1889 - vi, 440 (i.e. 540)p., [1]l., 372 (i.e. 362)pp. Quarto [25 cm] Full leather with decorative gilt stamped borders to boards. Title and bands gilt on the backstrip. Title gilt stamped on the front board. A.E.G. Fine. This is a very nice copy of a scarce work.Pages 537–540 of first paginated part are incorrectly numbered 437–440. Second part has half title: Biographies (supplemental volume). Pages 353–362 of second paginated part are incorrectly numbered 363–372 Short cut inscription in ink that has been affixed to the second free endsheet "This book was given to mother by dear Grandmother Thatcher." This inscription is covering the signature of Mrs. Luna Y. Thatcher (presumably "Grandmother Thatcher"). Eunice Caroline Young Thatcher (1842-1922) was the Daughter of Brigham and Mary Ann Angel Young, and the wife of the prominent Logan resident, George Washington Thatcher (1840-1902). Tullidge's scarcest and most ambitious volume in his series of histories and biographies. Intended as a companion volume to his History of Salt Lake City, this volume covers the rest of the state and Southern Idaho. Much on the Park City mines, Summit County, Ogden Logan and the other northern regions of the state. Numerous Full page illustrations and engravings. Flake/Draper 9045 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Navajo Woman with a Rug

      1939. Painting on silk. Signed and dated lower left. 21.5 x 16.5 inches. From the biography by Michael Anderson: James Perry Wilson, known to his family and friends as Perry, was born on August 13th 1889 in Newark New Jersey. When James Perry Wilson was laid off from his architectural job in 1932, he went right to work at his passion, painting his favorite spots in Westchester and Monhegan. Of the 269 dated plein air paintings spanning from 1918 to 1974 that I have documented in private collections and in museums, 58 are from 1932-1934, the two year period before he began to work at the American Museum of Natural History. A mystery from this time is that Wilson took a class in 1932 at the Arts Student League with John Carlson. This is the only painting class to my knowledge ever taken by Wilson. He was 43 years old and had already been painting in his mature painting style for decades

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        Die Kunst der Fliegenfischerei auf Forellen und Aschen in Deutschland und Oesterreich.

      Weimar, Voigt 1889; 2. Aufl.; 180 Seiten mit 1 kol. Titelkupfer, 4 kol. lith. Tafeln und mehreren Textholzstichen; Originalleinwandeinband mit goldgeprägter Deckelvignette (Einband gering bestoßen, Innengelenke unauffällig mit farblich angepaßtem Leinen verstärkt, innen vereinzelt [meist nur die transparenten Deckblätter] etwas stockfleckig; die erste Lange wurde [nicht sichtbar] neu eingehängt; gutes Exemplar) Standartwerk über das Fliegenfischen. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Angeln

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        Plutarch's Works Miscellanies & Essays Comprising all His Works Collected under the Title of "Morals" Five Volumes

      Little Brown. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1889. Hardcover. 3/4 Calf, gilt decorated spines with raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers, gilt top page edges. A beautiful set .

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        Die Bäume und Sträucher des Waldes. In botanischer und forstwirthschaftlicher Beziehung. 1. Abtheilung: Die Nadelhölzer; 2. Abtheilung: Die Laubhölzer/Kätzchenträger; 3. Abtheilung: Die Laubhölzer/ Die nicht Kätzchen tragenden Laubhölzer.

      Wien, Ed. Hölzel 1889-99. 3 Teile in 2 Bänden (so vollständig), 200 S. - 148 S. - 140 S. S. mit zahlreichen Textfiguren und 60 chromolithogr. Tafeln nach Aquarellen von W. Liepolt, 4°, illustriertes Original-Leinen, Titel mit Namensstempel, Schnitt und innen leicht braun- oder stockfleckig, Hinterdeckel von Band 1 mit kleinem Fleck, insgesamt gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar, Nissen BBI 845. - Einzige Ausgabe in vollständiger Lieferung. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Botanik, Forstwirtschaft, illustrierte Bücher

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        Von der Ursache, dem Princip und dem Einen. Aus dem Italienischen übersetzt und mit erläuternden Anmerkungen versehen von Adolf Lasson. Zweite Auflage.

      Heidelberg, Georg Weiss, 1889. 8°. 184 S., Halbleinenband der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückentitel. Einband berieben. Exlibris auf dem Vorsatz. Dieser mehrfach gestempelt. Seitren gebräunt und mit Blei- sowie Buntstiftmarginalien. Einige Blätter am Rand beschnitten (kein Textverlust). Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Kopernikus, Unendlichkeit des Weltalls, Philosophie, L.

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        TRAITÉ D'OPTIQUE. [3 volumes].

      1889 - Paris, Gauthier-Villars, Masson, 1889-93. Trois volumes grand in-8 (175 X 257) demi-chagrin havane foncé, cinq nerfs filetés à froid, caissons à froid ornés d'un fleuron doré, auteur, titre et tomaison dorés (reliure de l'époque). Tome I : VIII-638 pages, 2 planches dépliantes - Tome II : VI-643 pages - Tome III : (2) ff. de faux-titre et titre, 692 pages. Coiffe supérieure et début de fente au mors supérieur du tome III, restaurés ; la teinte du dos du tome III est plus foncée. ÉDITION ORIGINALE de ce MAGISTRAL TRAITÉ contenant 2 PLANCHES dépliantes gravées sur vélin fort par C. Legros et E. Morieu : «Spectre prismatique et spectre normal du Soleil » et «Triangle des couleurs », ainsi que de très nombreuses figures dans le texte. Eleuthère Elie Nicolas MASCART (1837-1908), physicien français, fut pendant 36 ans titulaire de la chaire de Physique générale et expérimentale au Collège de France. «Au travail de ses recherches et de son enseignement qui lui avaient donné de l'optique une connaissance si complète, il ajouta l'effort de publier, entre 1889 et 1893, alors qu'il était déjà pris par d'autres préoccupations, son magistral "Traité d'optique", en trois gros volumes, où il a dépouillé, ordonné et exposé avec une clarté parfaite l'oeuvre d'un siècle sur un sujet difficile et fécond. C'est vraiment l'ouvrage le plus complet que nous possédions sur l'Optique physique, le bilan de la théorie ondulatoire telle que l'avaient conçue Fresnel et ses précurseurs. » (Paul Langevin, "Annales de l'École des Mines"). Exemplaire en bel état, conservé dans sa solide reliure de l'époque et au corps d'ouvrage très frais. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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

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

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        Fünf Schlösser. Altes und Neues aus Mark Brandenburg.

      Wilhelm Hertz, Berlin 1889 - 8vo. VII, 468 S., 2 Bl. Rotbraune OLwd. m. ornamentaler Schwarzprägung am Deckel u. Rücken sowie goldenem Titelschild u. Rückentitel. Geäderter Schnitt. Florale Vorsatzpapiere. WG 31. - Erste Ausgabe. - Später wurde der Titel den "Wanderungen durch die Mark Brandenburg" angefügt. - Kanten etw. bestoßen, Deckel minimal fleckig. Exlibris v. 1919 im Innendeckel. Wenige einzelne schwache Stockflecke, meist im Rande, vorwiegend sauber u. wohlerhalten. Insgesamt ein schönes, wohlerhaltenes Ex. in einer aufwendig eigens hergestellten Geschenk-Kassette m. Schließe. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Lehrbuch der Praktischen Pflanzenkunde in Wort und Bild für Schule und Haus für Gebildete aller Stände. Vierte Auflage.

      Hoffmann`scheVerlagsbuchhandlung Stuttgart 1889 XLIV, 96 Seiten. Oln, Kleinfolio. Mit über 1000 kolorierten Abbildungen auf 61 Tafeln in Doppelfolio. Inhalt : I Spezielle Botanik mit Kryptogamen und blattbildenden Kryptogamen. II: Phanerogamen mit Feld und Wiesenpflanzen , dem Wald, dem Garten. Dargestellt werden unter anderem Pilze, Flechten, Moose Schwämme, Gräser, Hülsenfrüchte, Korn, Arzneipflanzen, Giftpflanzen, Obstbäume und Obststräucher, Zierpflanzen, Stauden, Schlingpflanzen, Blumenzwiebeln, Ausländische Pflanzen. Der Einband ist etwas berieben, gering fleckig. Der Rücken ist leicht angeplatzt, Kapitale defekt. Bindung gelockert. Innen Besitzvermerk, Papier durchgehend etwas gebräunt, gelegentlich leicht fleckig. Die sehr schönen Doppelfoliotafeln mit den handkolorierten Abbildungen von farbfrischer, sauberer Erhaltung. ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Pflanzen, Botanik, Pilze, Flechten, Moose Schwämme, Gräser, Hülsenfrüchte, Korn, Arzneipflanzen, Giftpflanzen, Obstbäume und Obststräucher, Zierpflanzen, Stauden, Schlingpflanzen, Blumenzwiebeln, Ausländische Pflanzen

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        A Manikin of Superimposed Diagramatic Plates showing thoroughly the Embalmers' Anatomical Guide: Anatomy of the System & paying Particular attention to Blood-Circulation. Designed to Assist in Embalming Operations, Reference & Demonstration. Constructed under the supervision of J. Suydam Knox, M.D., Rush Medical College, Chicago, D.W. Graham, M.D., Cook County Hospital & Presbyterian Hospital, J.E. Owens, M.D., Chicago Medical College & St. Luke’s Hospital.

      Chicago: Western Publishing House. Very Good. [1889]. Multi-layered chromolithographic plates on coated stock of Torso, Head, Eye, Ear, Upper & Lower Extremities, Male Genital Organs (in all phases), Female Pelvic Organs. Wear to corners of folder, else fine, with all movables intact. ; Folio .

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        The Poetical Works. 16 volumes complete.

      London; Smith Elder & Co 1889 - Sixteen volumes, small 8vo, 5 frontispieces, contemporary brown calf, the boards with gilt roll, the spine with gilt decorated raised bands, one red and one black lettering piece, the compartments gilt panelled with large gilt flower at centre and leaves in corners, text block edges marbled, inner gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers. Letter tipped in on front free endpaper of volume 1 addressed to Inigo Pease about the set to be sent from a London bookseller as a gift from Horace Davey [Wikipedia: Horace Davey, Baron Davey QC (30 August 1833 – 20 February 1907) was an English judge and Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons in two periods between 1880 and 1892. Davey was the greatest barrister of the late Victorian period. Historians have similarly assessed his contributions to judicial decisions as remaining important a century later.] Spines very slightly faded, else a near fine and certainly handsome library set. Will want extra postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Farmers' Bulletin, June 1889 - December 1921

      Washington: Government Printing Office, 1889-1921. Leather Bound. Fair. 43 volumes. 23 cm. Many illustrations, diagrams, maps and photographs. Nicely bound in half leather. Marbled edges match endpapers. Owners' names on spines. Minor scuffing. Minor rubbing to edges and corners bumped. Pages clean and clear. Missing bulletins: 117-126, 201-226, 249-251, 351, 376, 399-400, 426-475, 575-600, 751-800. A tremendous source of historic information on all manner of agricultural topics.

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        SYLVIE AND BRUNO [With:] SYLVIE AND BRUNO CONCLUDED (Very Fine Set,)

      London: Macmillan, 1889. Carroll, Lewis (Charles L[utwidge] Dodgson). SYLVIE AND BRUNO [With:] SYLVIE AND BRUNO CONCLUDED. London: Macmillan, 1889 & 1893. First Editions. A perfectly matched VERY FINE, fresh set. Much is made by those in commerce about having SYLVIE AND BRUNO CONCLUDED in original dust jacket, yet it surely must be one of the most common 19th century dust jackets available (at any given time, one can usually find eight or ten online). What matters here is that the 1889 SYLVIE AND BRUNO is a stunning copy to match its 1893 sequel, a truly uncommon opportunity. The author considered these books to be his magnum opus and, having worked on them for over twenty years, was quite disappointed to be met with poor sales by a Victorian public seemingly desperate for another Alice. While it may be tempting to see these first editions as ideal door stops based on their length and ubiquitous presence in rare book catalogues, they are genuinely worthy of any decent Lewis Carroll collection and, in this condition, hopefully irresistible! Housed in an especially nice double slipcase.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. VERY FINE. Illus. by Harry Furniss.

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