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        Men of mark; eminent, progressive and rising, with an introductory sketch of the author by Rev. Henry M. Turner. Illustrated

      Cleveland: Geo. M. Rewell & Co. 1890. 733p., numerous illus. of a nuimber of the biographical subjects of this book, two previous owners' signatures, pebbled brown cloth with decorative panelling in black and titling gilt, and tinted edges. Gilt is quite faded, patchy sizing loss and discoloration upon upper spine and also along one inch of the top front board, wear to spine ends. Sound hinges, undistorted textblock with tint still bright, in general a very good copy. The subscription version of Simmons' work. Short biographical sketches of 90 prominent African Americans - Douglass, Attucks, Cuffee, Allen, Crummell, Aldridge, Still, Revels and others - with sketches of most of them, by a prominent African American theologian/educator.

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        Sammlung von 456, teils kolorierten Bilderbögen in 2 Bänden

      In unterschiedlichen Auflagen, Braun & Schneider, München, (ca. 1890-1925). 2 moderne weinrote Leder-Einbände, folio, (einige Blätter im Rand etwas stockfleckig) - aus den Blatt-Nummern 7 bis 1219, nicht fortlaufend / Insgesamt sehr gute saubere Erhaltung -

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        Opuscoli camoniani. Miscellanea di opere rare dedicate a Luís de Camões.

      1890 ca.. Volume di cm. 30 in legatura coeva in mezza pelle con titoli in oro al dorso. Contiene 16 pubblicazioni dedicate a Luis de Camoes. Tra queste alcune in tiratura limitata, stampate su carta di pregio, con dediche, ecc... Esemplare composto ed appartenuto allo scrittore di storia portoghese Prospero Peragallo.

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        "Arriving by Boat"

      [London]: , 1890. An Original Arthur Rackham Pencil Drawing To The Other Side? RACKHAM, Arthur, artist. "Arriving by Boat" [n.d., n.p., ca. 1890]. Original pencil drawing. Image size: 8 1/2 x 5 inches: 215 x 127 mm. Matted, framed and glazed (frame size: 16 3/8 x 12 3/4 inches; 423 x 323 mm.). In the foreground is a small row boat docked by some steps. One man with a hat and coat on is sitting in the boat and there is a man on the dock holding what might be some fish. One woman is bending down to look at the fish and another woman is climbing the steps. In the background, sketched, are group of people up on the quayside. In our opinion it is quite possible that this pencil drawing was a preparatory sketch for Rackham's first (and rarest) published book: To The Other Side. With Illustrations by Arthur Rackham & Alfred Bryan. London: George Philip & Son, 1893. The text of this book is in the form of a travel brochure, starting with embarkation on the Majestic in Liverpool, sailing to New York, traveling the Eastern seaboard north to Niagara, Boston, Toronto, etc.: then to Chicago: then via St. Paul and Winnipeg to the Pacific, including visits to Yosemite, British Columbia, etc. Rackham's fifteen illustrations, all black-and-white line drawings, were mostly done after photographs (or from other published sources) of Yosemite (two views), San Francisco's Chinatown, Salt Lake City, New York, miners, cowboys, scenes aboard the Majestic, inside a Pullman car, etc., etc. Provenance: from the artist's family. Exhibited at 'The British Art of Illustration' 26th November - 20th December, 1991 (no. 223).

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        New Zealand Ferns".

      Neuseeland, ca. 1890. - Mit montierten Originalfarn auf 31 Blatt Karton, Original-Lederalbum mit goldgeprägtem Deckeltitel, 30,5 x 25 cm, Einband leicht berieben, die Trägerkartons an den Rändern stockfleckig, die Pflanzen handschriftlich alt betitelt und gut erhalten. Beispielauswahl der reichhaltigen Flora der neuseeländischen Farnarten. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Plan of the Parish of St Marylebone 1890.

      G. W. Bacon & Co. Ltd., 127, Strand,, London, 1890 - Victorian Marylebone Hand-coloured lithograph plan, mounted on linen and folding into original green cloth covers blind stamped and lettered in gilt. Detailed plan of Marylebone at the end of the nineteenth century.Each ward of the parish is highlighted and named with the western and eastern divisions outlined in red and green respectively. To the right is a list of the wards. The plan highly detailed and shows, churches, schools, hospitals, clubs, theatres, tube stations, parks, squares, police stations, and notable houses. Of particular note is site of Lord's Cricket Ground and the Zoological Gardens.Scale: 9 inches to 1 statue mile. 535 by 720mm. (21 by 28.25 inches).

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        Les Chiens de la Grande-Bretagne.

      Pairault & Cie, Imprimeurs-Editeurs Paris 1890 Grand in-8 ( 260 X 170 mm ) de VIII-484 pages, demi-maroquin bleu-nuit, dos à nerfs orné de chiens dorés dans les caissons, couverture illustrée en couleurs par Steinlen conservée. ( Reliure de l'époque ). 8 planches hors-texte en chromolithographie, 24 planches hors-texte en noir. Edition originale française, traduction du Comte de Gramont. Bel exemplaire. D'autres photos sur www.cazitel.com

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        Paris et ses merveilles

      Boulanger 1890 - Un volume grand in-4 (32,5 cm x 25 cm), 640 pp. Nombreuses illustrations in et hors texte. Cartonnage illustré de l'éditeur. Dos lisse orné de caissons décorés dorés. Titre doré. Tranches dorées. Pour accéder à la totalité de notre offre, consultez notre site et notre blog Paris-Libris. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dans la rue. Chansons et monologues

      1890. Paris s.d. (circa 1890), 12x19cm, relié. - Paris s.d. (circa 1890), 12x19cm, relié. - Edizione definitiva, una delle 100 copie numerate sul Giappone, l'unica grande carta. la metà di rilegatura ... autografo firmato Aristide Sparrow A. Arnault arricchito autografo sixain: "il popolo di Ya Chouett / Cosa denaro / E la pancia; / ya no conigli / Ya qu'des Nobs / On Mad'leine. " La nostra copia è arricchita con una bella acquarello originale firmato di Théophile Steinlen rappresentante vita parigina Grands Boulevards in background con la Madeleine. Nizza copia piacevolmente stabilito. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition définitive, un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon, seuls grands papiers. Dos restauré et doublé,quelques rousseurs affectant exclusivement les pages de garde, témoins conservés. Envoi autographe signé d'Aristide Bruant à A. Arnault enrichi d'un sixain autographe : "Ya des chouett's gens / Qu'a des argents / Et d'la bedaine; / Ya pas de lapins / Ya qu'des rupins / A la Mad'leine." Notre exemplaire est enrichi d'une belle aquarelle originale signée de Théophile Alexandre Steinlen représentant la vie parisienne des Grands Boulevards avec en fond la Madeleine. Ouvrage illustré de dessins de Théophile Alexandre Steinlen dont une courant sur le dos et les plats de couverture. Bel exemplaire agréablement établi.  

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        Botanical Garden, Penang.

      - ca. 1890. Original photograph, albumen print, 21,3 x 27,4 cm. KEYWORDS:malaya/penang/photo

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        Portraitphotographie mit eigenh. U. ("Dr. M. Nordau").

      O. O. u. D. - 133 x 90 mm, die Unterschrift in lila Tinte. Kartonierter Abzug des bekannten, wohl um 1890 entstandenen Bruststücks en face nach rechts. Einbelichtet der Name "Nordau" und die Nummer "2372".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Nouveaux Livre D'Ornements: Pour L'Utillitee Des Sculpteurs, et Orfeures Invente et Gravez a La Haye. Par D. Marot, Architecte De Guilliaume III, Roy D'Angleterre Fait Avec Privellege des Etats Generaux des Provinces Unie et des Etats d'Hollande.

      A. Guerinet, Paris 1890 - Binding edgeworn/rubbed, small amount of loss to head & tail of spine, hinges starting, pages mildly age-toned; In French. Hardback (1/4 brown moroccan/marbled boards). Gilt-worked spine, 5 raised bands, marbled endpapers. Date uncertain (ca 1890s). 125 tipped-in B&W plates showing work of 18th/19th century French architect, furniture designer and engraver ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 125 pages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Portrait postcard with autogr. signature ("vBismarck"). [Presumably Friedrichsruh, after 1890].

      1890. 231:169 mm on slightly larger backing cardboard. The famous shot, showing the first Chancellor of the German Empire with a broad-brimmed hat coat, en face and with a walking stick in the right hand. With a dedication to" Fürst Zazi - den eisernen Kantzler [!]" by a later hand on backing cardboard.

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        Lebende Bilder [Living Pictures]

      München [Munich]: Verlag von Braun & Schneider, 1890. Lothar Meggendorfer's "Lebende Bilder" [Living Pictures] Eight Fantastic Hand Colored Moveable Plates [MOVABLE BOOK]. MEGGENDORFER, Lothar. Lebende Bilder [Living Pictures] von L. Meggendorfer. 15. Auflage.München [Munich]: Verlag von Braun & Schneider, [ca. 1890]. Fifteenth German Edition. Folio (page size: 11 7/8 x 9 1/8 inches; 301 x 232 mm.; Board size: 12 7/8 x 9 3/8 inches; 327 x 238 mm.). [1, foreword], [2-18] pp. Eight hand-colored lithograph plates with movable parts (included in pagination), each with a tab to set the scene in motion. Original color lithographed pictorial boards with black cloth backstrip. Small rectangular booksellers label on rear turn-in (Brentano's New York). Inner hinges expertly and almost invisibly repaired, all of the movable parts in perfect working order. A spectacular copy of this rare title. According to OCLC the earliest edition that we can locate is 6. Auglage (ca. 1890) - there are very few copies of any of the original Braun & Scneider editions listed - we believe this 15th edition to have also been published around 1890. "Meggendorfer's reputation today is based almost solely on his ingenious mechanical picture-books for children. These he began to design during the late 1880s, and many of these books went into multiple German editions besides translations into English, French, Italian, Spanish, Bohemian, Hungarian, and Russian. Deservedly, he is considered the creator and chief innovator of moveable toy books, and his printed works are eagerly sought after by collectors of historical children's literature. He produced books with moveable figures, transformation pictures segmented into three parts and thus interchangeable, books with pop-up designs, rotating wheels as well as four-panel slat pictures which change the illustrations through movement, and simply funny picture books for children that would certainly make them laugh and generally contributed to some educational benefit" (Justin G. Schiller's Introduction to The Publishing Archive of Lothar Meggendorfer. "There is little doubt that the most elaborate and ingenious movables ever produced were those of the German Lothar Meggendorfer (1847-1925) made during the 1880s and 1890s…the mechanisms and operations of Meggendorfer's books-not to mention the originality of his figures-are far superior to any others published before or since. The devices that operated the various figures in Meggendorfer's books consisted of a series of inter-connecting cardboard levers sandwiched between the coloured illustration on the front of the oblong leaf and the dummy pasted behind it. The animated limbs and heads were cut-out models on the front of the picture, and moving the tab set the whole scene in motion" (Haining, Movable Books, p. 65). The Plates: 1. "Herr Staberl" (Mr. Staberl) 2. "Die Jungfer Köchin" (The Spinster Cook) 3. "Der Klavierpieler" (The Piano Player) 4. "Der Schreiber" (The Writer) 5. "Der Herr Magister" (The School Master) 6. "Der Tiroler Sänger" (The Tirol Singer) 7. "Frikchen und der Kakadu" (Frikchen and the Cockatoo) 8. "Das naschafte Käklein"

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        Sult.

      København, P. G. Philipsens Forlag, 1890. (6) + 333 s. Fint priv. håndb. skinnbd. med fire opph. bind. Rik ryggdekor i gull. (Sign. Petersen & Petersen). Bokeiermerke i gull på forsats (Hjalmar Hartmann). Ryggen svakt skrapet.

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        Modern Practical Farriery; A Complete to All that Relates to the Horse Forming a Complete System of the Veterinary Art,.

      MacKenzie, London 1890 - pp. iv, 7, 536, 96. Include. Plates, some coloured, complete. Original half morocco. A very good complete copy, handsome in original binding. Size: 4to [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Anah Dunsheath RareBooks ABA ANZAAB ILAB]
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        A Descriptive Catalogue of all the Postage Stamps of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Issued during Fifty Years

      London, 1890 - The author's own copy with the pages cut out and affixed to a notebook with many additional notes and corrections followed by an abstract of the Postmaster General's annual reports from 1854 to 1903. Fine in original full calf with new spine.

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        FATHER DAMIEN an Open Letter to the Reverend Doctor Hyde of Honolulu

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1890. First Trade Edition. Original Wraps. Near Fine. 30pp. Reprinted from The Scotts Observer. Bound in orginal brown printed wraps, minor light scuffing to covers otherwise a fine copy housed in a custom morocco backed slipcase and chemise. Very nice.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. ]
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        Bel disegno originale su carta, all'acquarello sui toni del grigio per la copertina anteriore di: Toledano T. Sala aperta signori! Polka-Marcia Caratteristica per pianoforte, alla Racca del Circolo degli Artisti. Firenze-Roma, Genesio Venturini, s.d. [1890 ca. spartito].

      1890. [c. 1890], mm. 453x300. Buone condizioni, in cornice con vetro (misure con cornice: mm. 585x436).

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Gozzini]
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        Othello. 6 Radierungen von Edu Baudrexel. Folge: 1. Ankunft in Cypern / 2. Schon wollen die Pleiaden das Meer berühren / 3. Jago / 4. Othello und Desdemona / 5. Scene mit der Amme der Desdemona / 6. ....

      die Radierungen unter Passepartout, jeweils mit Deckblatt in Flügelmappe, Groß-Folio. 63,5 x 48,7 cm. 6 + 1 Blatt Seiten, In gutem Zustand. der Pergamentrücken leicht angestaubt, beide Rückenkapitale mit schwacher Stauchung, schönes handgemachtes Bezugspapier, die Radierungen unter Passepartout montiert, in gutem Zustand. 6. Tod Desdemonas und Othellos - Von einer Ausgabe von 120 Exemplaren trägt dieses Exemplar die Nr. 21, mit Titelblatt, - Eduard Baudrexel (1890 -1968), Größe der Passepartouts: 62 x 47 cm, Blattgröße 49,8 x 37,2 cm, Plattengröße 32,5 x 24,6 cm, alle Blätter original signiert.

      [Bookseller: Leipziger Antiquariat e.K.]
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        Umfangreiche Sammlung

      (Köln, circa 1890 - 1910). 201 Serien (3 Bilder fehlen) mit 1203 chromolithogr. Bildern in 3 original Alben für Liebig Bilder (Alben etwas bestoßen/1 Album verblichen und etwas fleckig/einige Bilder mit Spuren von Verklebungen) - umfangreiche Sammlung aus erster Hand ohne Entnahmen -

      [Bookseller: Celler Versandantiquariat]
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        Goethes Werke, 144 Bände

      Registerband (144) in braunem Ganzleinen, alle anderen in Halbleder mit Goldschnitt, unveränderter Nachdruck der sogenannten Sophien-Ausgabe, Hermann Böhlaus Nachfolger, Weimar 1890 - 1999

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        Le divorce de Juliette. Charybde & Scylla. Le curé de Bourron. [Text Französisch].

      (Exemplaire à l'état proche du neuf. Nahezu neuwertiges Exemplar) Reliure de l'époque maroquin bleu nuit (191 x 128 x 22 mm), dos à cinq nerfs richement orné aux petits fers dorés, triple-filet doré en encadrement des plats, double-filet doré sur les coupes, roulettes et filets dorés en encadrement intérieur des plats, doublures et gardes de papier marbré, tête dorée, autres tranches non rognées, couvertures imprimées orange conservées à l'état de neuf. Reliure signée "DAVID" (cf. Fléty 53: Salvador David, fils de Bernard lui avait succédé en 1890). Un des 50 exemplaires numérotés (No. 25), sur papier de Hollande, truffé avec deux autographes signés de l'auteur, une lettre, 130 x 97 mm, une page: "Paris 1er avril 73. Monsieur, je vous donne avec grand plaisir l'autorisation que vous voulez bien me demander. Votre musique est charmante et je suis heureux qu'elle soit jouée partout où ma pièce le sera. Croyez, Monsieur, à ma sympathie dévouée. Octave Feuillet." Et une lettre autographe signée de l'auteur, 155 x 92 mm, 1 3/4 pages: "15 sept. 87 (...) Quant au Divorce de Juliette je suis mécontent du 1ier acte or je n'ai pas trouvé jusqu'ici ni le temps ni le courage de le refaire. (...)".Ce volume contient deux pièces de théâtre: Le divorce de Juliette, Charybde & Scylla et une nouvelle: Le curé de Bourron. - Erste Ausgabe. Eins von nur 50 in der Presse numerierten Exemplaren (Nummer 25) der Vorzugsausgabe auf handgeschöpftem Büttenpapier mit Wasserzeichen "van Gelder". Die Einbanddeckel mit Randrahmen aus drei Linien, zierliche Stehkantenvergoldung aus zwei Linien, reiche, filigrane Innenkantenvergoldung. Vorsätze aus Marmorpapier. Kopfgoldschnitt, handgestochene dreifarbige Kapitale, vorn und unten kaum beschnitten. Signiert auf dem vorderen Ledereinschlag unten: "DAVID". Ein wohlerhaltenes Exemplar in einem äußerst dekorativen Meistereinband der Zeit, getrüffelt mit zwei beigegebenen Autographen des Verfassers.Octave Feuillet (1821 - 1890), französischer Schriftsteller, verfaßte Romane und Theaterstücke. Seinen ersten Erfolg hatte er 1845 mit dem Stück "Un bourgeois de Rome" 1855 wurde "Péril en la demeure" an der Comédie-Française vor Napoléon III. und seiner Familie gespielt. 1862 wurde er zum Mitglied der Académie française gewählt, sechs Jahre später zum Bibliothekar im Schloß Fontainebleau ernannt. - RFM. Getrüffeltes Exemplar Exemplaire truffé - Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Bürck]
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        Watercolor drawings of leather screens made for George D Thompson & Co of 464 Fourth Avenue, New York

      New York, 1890. Approximately 34 items on various stock, including George D. Thompson letterhead. Various sizes, generally 7 x 3 1-2 in to 11 x 8 1/2 in. Some toning, some designs show signs of previous mounting on verso, generally very good. Approximately 34 items on various stock, including George D. Thompson letterhead. Various sizes, generally 7 x 3 1-2 in to 11 x 8 1/2 in. Watercolor designs in Classical, Romantic, and Chinoise styles for leather screens manufactured by George D. Thompson & Co. The company letterhead advertises "Hand tooled and painted chair leathers and wall panels … Period designs, still life flower, bird & fruit panels, hand painted bellows, trays, humidors, book covers." Some designs give dimensions and prices on verso.

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        Eigenh. Brief. Sorau, 21./22. X. 1890.

      1890. 4 SS. 8vo. Überschwenglicher Jugendbrief an seinen "geliebten Herzensfreund", den späteren Schauspieler Friedrich Kayssler (1874-1945). - Der Brief endet: "[...] Nulla vestigia retrorsum! Das soll die Christian Morgenstern'sche Devise sein, u. sie soll das Kaysslersche ›Durch!‹ nicht hinter sich lassen! Dein treuer Freund u. Gefangner [...]". - Veröffentlicht in: Christian Morgenstern. Werke und Briefe. Bd. 7. Briefwechsel 1878-1903. Hrsg. von Katharina Breitner. Stuttgart 2005.

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        Pre-Conversion Letter By Brigham Young's (Twice-over) Future Father-in-Law

      A scarce early letter from the father of two of Brigham Young's plural wives. It discusses a period of his life that is virtually unknown (see Gilman Bigelow Howe's Genealogy of the Bigelow Family in America (Worcester, 1890). As Susa Young Gates (a granddaughter of Nahum Bigelow and daughter of Brigham Young and Lucy Bigelow Young) wrote in his only known biography in the Juvenile Instructor (April 15, 1891): "Little can be told of the early life of Nahum Bigelow--leaving behind him no record except in the hearts of loving descendents. From that record--halting and imperfect as it may be and is--the following sketch can be made." she goes on to speak of the background from other family oral traditions, but little of an historical note exists. After moving from Mt. Carmel, Illinois to nearby Lawrenceville, he was married in 1826 to 16 year old Mary Gibbs who was 24 years his junior. After the birth of Mary Jane and Lucy, he moved his family to Hancock County where he was converted to Mormonism some time after 1835. The family removed to Nauvoo in 1843 and after the murder of Joseph Smith they trekked to Winter Quarters, Indian Territory (near today's Omaha in 1847. The two daughters were to become plural wives of Brigham Young. The letter is written to his brother, Noah (1783-1850), an itinerate preacher who was interested in land speculation in Mount Carmel, Illinois. Nahum writes: "Dear Brother, I take my pen to write a few lines….after losing all hopes of hearing from you again….the lots you purchased ought to be in no danger….they [do] have to be disposed of soon. He writes that he has a son and a daughter [twenty-one months old]. Seal hole affecting a few letters and repaired fold tears with no loss of text.

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        Specimens d'Etiquettes pour Distillation, Vins, Liqueurs

      Paris: Jouet & Brillard, 1890. Paperback. Very good internally, good+ wrappers. French printer's sample book for labels for wine & spirits. Each page is illustrated with between one and six label samples attached, a total of 114 labels represented. Most labels are printed in full color, and include examples for wine, rum, vermouth, cognac, cider, calvados, anisette, curacao, beer, vinegar, etc. With about 77 extra labels loosely inserted. Jouet & Brillard, established in 1851, had a long history as publishers in Paris. They published W.W.I propaganda held in the Imperial War Museum collection, as well as children's puzzles in 1923. 8vo, (2) 44pp, all but one page with sample labels attached, printed on one side only. One label torn on page 2. Original tan printed paper wrapper marked & dusty, with corners creased.

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        Etudes Cliniques Sur Les Maladies Mentales Et Nerveuses

      Jean-Baptiste Baillière, Paris 1890 - Grand in-8° relié, demi-chagrin vert de l'époque, dos lisse orné, titre gravé, VIII-623 pages. COPY SIGNED BY FALRET. Bel envoi autographe de Falret sur la page de garde. - - - On trouve relié à la suite : Des variétés cliniques du délire de persécution (tiré à part extrait des Annales Médico-Psychologiques juillet et novembre 1896, 40 pages. Bel envoi autographe de Falret sur la page de titre COPY SIGNED BY FALRET [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Stamps of Tasmania : a history of the postage stamps, envelopes, post cards, adhesive and impressed revenue and excise stamps of Tasmania

      London: Philatelic Society. 1890. 200 copies only (not stated). Small 4to. viii, 136pp, 9 plates printed rectos only (loosely inserted), Lt.-Governor Arthur's 1827 newspaper duty stamp illustrated in text (p15). Unlettered green cloth, extremities rubbed, a few slight marks. A little offsetting on the endpapers, a good+ clean copy (but see below). ***This copy bound in unlettered green cloth, patterned endpapers, edges sprinkled red, with the plates loosely inserted, and is without the folding map of Tasmania. Ferguson 10648 does not mention a map, and calls for only 8 plates (the latter clearly an error). The publisher's binding was blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered on the spine, with yellow endpapers; the plates follow the text and map is at the title-page, all hinge-mounted with linen (the two copies in the State Library of Tasmania, and the Royal Society of Tasmania's copy are thus). The map is a standard Tasmanian government issue (drawn by Leventhorpe Hall, 1884) and in his introduction Hull thanks the Tasmanian Minister of Lands for supplying it, but not all copies in public collections have one (those in the National Library, State Library of Victoria and Queen Victoria Museum, Launceston do not). Some copies of the book were bound privately for institutions. .

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        Gesamtansicht von einer Anhöhe auf das Schloß und die Stadt ('Heidelberg').

      - gouachierter u. eiweißgehöhter Stahlstich v. M. & L. n. A. Curzer, um 1890, 25 x 33,5

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        Les habitués des prisons de Paris. Etude d'anthropologie & de psychologie criminelles

      first edition.Binding half sheepskin midnight blue, back with four nerves decorated with gilded finials, marbled paper plates with scratches, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, binders at the time.Book illustrated with 70 figures in the text, 14 portraits in collotype and 2 plans and brochures 6 graphics color plates at the end of volume.Preface by Alexandre Lacassagne.Some foxing mainly affecting slices.Rare. A. Storck & G. Masson Lyon & Paris 1890 15,5x24,5cm relié

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        A bound collection of coloured botanical specimen plates

      Rochester, NY: M. Brunswick & Co, 1890. Octavo. (5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches). 129 colour pochoir or chromolithographed plates, bound accordion style with the plates generally mounted in rows of three, joined by cloth ribbons, each row joined by a second row of three so that six plates are visible on each opening. Bound to style in black morocco. Housed in a black cloth box.A very fine tree-peddler's sample book from M. Brunswick & Co.This album has a greater number and variety of plates than usually encountered: in the pomological section there are depictions of 25 kinds of apples, 3 pears, 7 cherries, 7 plums, 1 apricot, 2 peaches, 26 berries and currants, 6 grapes, 2 vegetables; the horticultural section includes 22 trees, flowering shrubs or climbers, 12 roses and other flowering plants and more."Mina (or Minnie) Brunswick (1849-1925) is listed in the Rochester city directories as a producer of fruit plates or nurserymen's plates from 1888 through 1920. Her first advertisement, in the 1889 directory, reads in part: 'M. Brunswick & Co., (Formerly with D.M. Dewey), Manufacturers of Hand Painted Fruit and Ornamental Plates. All of Mr. Dewey's artists have been retained by us' ... Brunswick, by the 1910s, appears to have been the last producer of hand-painted (stencilled) plates in Rochester." (Kabelac).Nearly all the plates include the Brunswick imprint, which suggests that this album was sold ready-made. The more usual practice was for the salesmen to make up his sample-book from individual plates from a number of different publishers. The album can be dated approximately from dates in the descriptions of a handful of plates between 1888 and 1893, which is consistent with the firm's starting date.Cf. Karl Sanford Kabelac, "Nineteenth-Century Rochester Fruit and Flower Plates" in The University of Rochester Library Bulletin (1982) vol. XXXV, pp. 93-114; cf. Sandra Raphael An Oak Spring Pomona65.

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        THE LITTLE AND GOOD LIBRARY. 6 NISTER MINIATURES IN ORIGINAL BOX.

      London, Ernest Nister, printed in Bavaria, circa 1890. Early edition circa 1890, 6 little books 95 x 81 mm, 3¾ x 3¼ inches, green or navy blue cloth backed shiny cream boards, each with extra very pretty chromolithograph illustration, different on each book, cream and pale blue floral endpapers. Titles: Like Grandpa; A Little Pickle; Cats' Cradle; A Snow Fight; Miss Busy Bee; Three Friends. Each has 4 chromolitho plates or 2 plus 1 double page. Near Fine in original expertly repaired box with title and extra chromolitho illustration to lid showing small boy sticking scraps in an album watched by kitten, small chip to edge of plate mounted on lid. A wonderful Fine set, hard to find complete and with box. Later less well printed editions of these popular little books carry the imprint Nister and Co. and later still about 1920, Nister and Co. Ltd. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Das Alte Strassburg, von 13. Jahrhundert bis Zum Jahre 1870.

      Strasbourg, Heitz & Mündel, 1890. Un volume 34 x 27 cms, XI-329 pages. Nombreuses gravures et cartes dépliantes. Demi reliure à coins bien frottés avec petits manques, tranches rouges. Excellent état intérieur.

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        Oysters, And all about them. Being A complete history of the titular subject, exhaustive on all points of necessary and curious information from the Earliest Writers to those of the Present Time, with numerous additions, facts, and notes..

      London and Leicester: John Richardson & Co.,, 1890 A very good copy of the 1st and only edition of this work in 2 volumes with an inscription by the author in Vol I. Vol I published 1890; Vol II published 1891. A comprehensive and exhaustive work on oysters covering history, varieties, cultivation, cooking etc. The author originally intended to complete the work in a single volume, but gathered so much material that this was not possible. There is a small slip at the beginning of Vol II which explains this and why the pagination and chapters run continuously through the work. This copy is in the original blue decorative cloth bindings with gilt and black titles to the front boards and a black lined illustration, and gilt titles to the spine. The bindings are both bright and clean with some pulling to the spines and light wear to corners and edges including joints. Both have the original endpapers which are unmarked. There is an ownership signature to the reverse of the fep of both volumes and the author's inscription: 'With the author's kind regards June 1891' to the top of the title page to Vol I. Contents are very clean: there is a little spotting to foredge in both volumes. A very scarce work.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1890 - 1890 Wisden Paperback, Facsimile Parts

      1890. This is an 1890 Original Paperback Wisden, with facsimile spine and rear cover, adverts and the photoplate looks facsimile too. The original front cover is a bit worn but not bad,name to the top, the pages are very nice and white inside. A nice price.

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        HISTORY OF UTAH

      San Francisco. 1890. Tela. 24X16. XLVII+808Pág. Office of the Librarian of Congres, at Washington. Apreciada Obra de Utah. Ref 3.6 Biblioteca A.

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        In Darkest Africa or the Quest, Rescue and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria.

      Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivingto, 1890. Due volumi in 8° grande (mm 215x138); pagg. XV, 529 con 15 illustrazioni a piena pagina e 1 grande carta rip. alla fine; pagg. XI, 472 con 23 ill. (fra cui il ritratto di Stanley), 2 carte geografiche nel testo, 1 grande carta rip. alla fine, oltre a decine di ill. nel testo nei due volumi per complessive 150 illustrazioni silografiche e carte geografiche. Splendida legatura rossa in marocchino con bordure e filetti dorati, firma facsimile di Stanley impressa in oro al piatto ant., tagli lucidi dorati. Prima edizione. Bellissimo esemplare di presentazione a Sir Percy Anderson, sottoscrittore del viaggio di Stanley, da parte del Emin Pasha Relief Committee, come attestato dal foglio manoscritto allegato all'inizio, datato 29 agosto 1890, firmato dal segretario del Comitato. Qualche minima fioritura della carta ma esemplare splendido conservato in custodia coeva in marocchino e tela. 2 vols. In 8° (mm 215x138), portrait frontis. to vol. II, three folding coloured maps (two linen-backed and contained in rear pockets), numerous wood-engraved illustrations, a.e.g., a few minor spots, contemporary full red morocco, upper covers with Stanley's signature in gilt, spines with raised bands and gilt decoration. 1st ed., A specially bound presention copy for Sir Percy Anderson, a Subscriber to the Fund by the Emin Pasha Relief Committee, with a presentation manuscript inscription In 1886 Stanley led the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition to "rescue" Emin Pasha, the governor of Equatoria in the southern Sudan. Stanley met Emin in 1888, charted the Ruwenzori area and Lake Edward, and saved Emin and his followers in 1890. He then spent in Cairo two months writing the famous account of the expedition, before sailing back to England in April 1890.

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        In Darkest Africa or the Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin Governor of Equatorial (2 volumes)

      Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington Limited, London 1890 - (xvi),(1)-529 & (xvi),(1)-472 Pp. Two steel-engraved portrait frontispieces, two photogravure plates on India paper, mounted, 36 wood-engraved plates on India, mounted, 6 etchings by M.G. Montbard signed by the artist in pencil. First edition, edition de luxe, number 90 of 250 copies signed by Stanley. Stanley's famous account of his expedition to relieve Emin Pasha (Eduard Schnitzer), the beleaguered governor of equatorial Sudan, contains some of his most celebrated writing, especially his account of the tortuous 450-mile passage through the dense Ituri rain forest. Stanley's dealings with Emin Pasha, who proved singularly resistant to being "rescued", his abandonment of his own rear column and his wider motives for his mission have all come under suspicion then and since, but the book remains a classic of African exploration. 4 coloured maps and plans; the 1 larger folding maps mounted on linen. [I folding map missing] Original dark brown half morocco, japon on bevelled boards with the title, flag of Emin Pasha and Stanley's signature to the upper boards gilt, gilt lettered spines, top edges gilt First edition, edition de luxe, number 90 of 250 copies signed by Henry Stanley. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Plan of the country around Shanghai Compiled from the best Authorities with numerous additions from Actual Survey

      c.1890., Shanghai, - Cyanotype plan of Shanghai Cyanotype map. A cyanotype map of Shanghai. Cyanotypes are created by using paper soaked in a photosensitive ferro-gallate solution. When the paper is exposed to sunlight, it turns blue. The original map would have been laid on top of the ferro-gallate paper, and the printed lines of the original created the white lines on the cyanotype. The original map was compiled by Thomas Waters (1842-98). Waters was an Irish civil engineer and architect who carved out a successful early career in Japan, designing the Imperial Mint in Osaka and the headquarters for the Imperial Japanese Army. He worked briefly in Shanghai at the end of the 1880s, before going out to Colorado to join his brothers in silver and gold mining. The map may have been drawn up as part of Waters?Äô bid for the commission to construct a new waterworks in Shanghai. Waters was a strong contender in the competition, as he had experience in the field: he was partially responsible for the construction of Japan?Äôs first sewer system. 880 by 960mm. (34.75 by 37.75 inches).

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        Encyclopédie d'hygiène et de médecine publique

      1890 - 8 volumes Paris, Lecrosnier et Babé, 1890-1897, in-8, 8 volumes, demi-chagrin noir, dos à faux nerfs, titres et tomaisons dorés, Première édition. Nombreuses figures, illustrations et tableaux en noir ainsi qu'une planche à double page en couleurs dans le premier volume, représentant une carte climatologique du monde et une carte dépliante représentant la France, ses régions et la densité rurale au sein de ses régions entre 1881 et 1886. Jules Rochard (1819-1896), médecin et inspecteur général du service de santé de la marine, fut directeur du service de santé de Brest et membre de l'Académie de médecine. Il participa à de nombreuses expédition et il publia en 1875 un Traité d'hygiène navale après avoir publié l'Histoire de la chirurgie française au XIXe s. Il est également l'auteur de l'encyclopédie d'hygiène et de médecine publique, ainsi que l'éducation de nos filles (1892) ou encore l'éducation de nos fils (1890). Cachet annulé de l'institut catholique de Paris. Étiquette au pied des dos de l'institut catholique de Paris, ainsi qu'un cachet de numérotation du même institut. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Rangoon Harbour.

      ca. 1890. Original photograph, albumen print, 20,8 x 27 cm, on mount. Few discoloured places. KEYWORDS:birma/rangoon/photo

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        Trondhjem, Panorama in two parts.

      Bergen, ca. 1890. Original photograph, albumen print, 20,6 x 53,6 cm, photograph no. 351 & 352. KEYWORDS:norway/trondhjem/photo

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