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        LEAVES OF GRASS

      n.p., ca. 1890[?]. This manuscript can perhaps best be described as a most elegant commonplace book: our unknown scribe has lettered the title page "My Leaves" in red majuscules, and followed it with a collection of favorite passages from Whitman's best-known work, copied out in a pleasing humanist hand. The manuscript isn't signed or dated, but the style of the writing and the binding suggest that the creator was likely inspired by the Arts & Crafts movement that flourished during the final decades of the 19th century and first years of the 20th. Whether this was a personal treasure or a valued gift, it has been very carefully preserved over the years, and shows few signs of use.. 232 x 180 mm. (9 1/8 x 7"). [46] leaves with text on recto only. Original limp vellum, gilt titling, green silk ties threaded through both covers. In a contemporary (original?) hinged wooden box. With burnished gold initial at beginning of each excerpt. Occasional naturally occurring variations in color of vellum both to the binding and to a half dozen leaves, a couple of pages with small ink stains of no consequence, otherwise a very pleasing specimen featuring a lovely hand, a well-preserved binding, and leaves that are clean, smooth, and fresh. This manuscript can perhaps best be described as a most elegant commonplace book: our unknown scribe has lettered the title page "My Leaves" in red majuscules, and followed it with a collection of favorite passages from Whitman's best-known work, copied out in a pleasing humanist hand. The manuscript isn't signed or dated, but the style of the writing and the binding suggest that the creator was likely inspired by the Arts & Crafts movement that flourished during the final decades of the 19th century and first years of the 20th. Whether this was a personal treasure or a valued gift, it has been very carefully preserved over the years, and shows few signs of use.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        LA BOTTEGA DEL CAFFE'

      EDOARDO PERINO, ROMA 1890 - TEATRO ITALIANO ITALIANO Volume privo di coperta, pagine con bruniture del tempo, fioriture sparse, con usura ai bordi e strappetto ai bordi interni all'altezza della spillatura, con nastro adesivo al dorsetto

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        IL BURBERO BENEFICO

      EDOARDO PERINO, 1890. ITALIANO 0,03 N.12 della collana, brossura editoriale priva del piatto posteriore, piatto anteriore illustrato con disegno a firma di Zaniboni, con fioritura, strappetti ai bordi, strappi e nastro adesivo al dorsetto, al frontespizio varie firme di appartenenza, all'antiporta illustrazione dall'atto II scena I, pagine con bruniture del tempo e fioriture sparse, strappo ai bordi interni all'altezza della spillatura, nastro adesivo anche all'ultima pagina USATO

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        A Manchu woman.

      - ca. 1890. Original photograph, gelatine silver print, 26,6 x 20,2 cm. KEYWORDS:china/photo

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        Chenmen Street. Chenmen Gate.

      - ca. 1890. Original photograph, gelatine silver print, 20,2 x 26,6 cm. KEYWORDS:china/photo/peking

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        Double Signed Photo!

      Beautiful photo postcard signed by both English comedian actor Stan Laurel (1890-1965) and American actor Oliver Hardy (1892-1957). Together became well-known in the 1920s through the 1940s for the slapstick comedy Laurel & Hardy. Size is 3.5 x 5.5 inches, excellent condition - rare!

      [Bookseller: Tamino Autographs]
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        The Origin of Species. By means of Natural Selection.

      6th. Ed. Pub. John Murray. 1890 - pp.xxi, 458, with fold-out plate, plus 32 page John Murray catalogue dated April 1889. 8vo. Very light foxing to end-papers, fore-edges of text block and the margins of a couple of leaves of the catalogue , o/w. contents in fine condition. Original green cloth boards superbly bright with just the faintest shelf-rubbing. A super copy. Freeman 436. A very pleasing copy of the most complete edition of Darwin’s masterpiece. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Correspondence with the Duke of Marlborough concerning an affair between Edith Finch, Lady Aylesford, and George Spencer-Churchill, later the 8th Duke].

      None. 1876-1890. - ORIGINAL LEDGER WITH COPIED MANUSCRIPT LETTERS FROM THE DUKE'S BIRMINGHAM SOLICITOR. Quarto (29 x 24cm), with letters written in black ink to a single side of 214 numbered leaves, out of a total of 1000. Delicate leaves akin to tracing paper. In original tan half calf with dark brown cloth boards and marbled endpapers. Together with a word-processed TRANSCRIPT of the letters produced by Gerald Leach, stapled at left margin. Joints split, but hinges remain strong. Very heavy wear to fore-edges and spine. Fair overall. A remarkable collection of private correspondence, largely between Birmingham solicitor R. Harding Milward and John Spencer-Churchill, 7th Duke of Marlborough. In January 1876, where this collection begins, a society scandal blew up when it emerged that the Duke's heir George, known as Lord Blandford, had started an affair with Edith, the wife of Heneage Finch, 7th Earl of Aylesford, who was then touring India with the Prince of Wales. With encouragement from the Prince, Aylesford promptly returned from India in order to file for divorce; an action he was already anxious to carry out on account of his own affair with a Mrs. Dilke, whose husband had recently died in suspicious circumstances, leaving her £30,000. At this time Blandford was himself involved in an acrimonious separation dispute with his wife, Lady Albertha, forcing him to regularly petition his father for loans to support his extensive debts and maintenance obligations. In order to prevent both of these potential divorces, which would have destroyed the reputations of all involved, the Duke of Marlborough's second son Randolph is known to have aggressively blackmailed the Prince of Wales and his wife Alix with allegations that the Prince himself had had an affair with Edith some years earlier (though none of this is alluded to in these letters). In the end George did divorce his wife shortly after he became the 8th Duke of Marlborough in 1883, but although he had fathered a child with Edith in Paris in 1881, he never married her, and instead wed the American heiress Lilian Warren Price, whose fortune helped restore the ailing family seat, Blenheim Palace. Amidst all this social chaos, the doughty family solicitor manages to keep the old Duke up to date with domestic affairs during his long absences in the south of France; managing repairs to the Palace, sale and rental of various properties, and even reports on the state of the gardens and trackways. When the younger Duke succeeds he also shows himself capable of clearing up his various personal issues, including packing off a troublesome Henry Allnutt to Brisbane. Milward, the lawyer, was the great-grandfather of Bruce Chatwin, who boasted that his forebear "cheated the then Duke of Marlborough out of many millions". Kenneth Rose, a journalist friend of Chatwin's, discovered that Milward had owed his creditors huge sums, and was sentenced to six years in prison, during which sentence he died. In response, Chatwin wrote: "A real operator - £108,595.15.11 is no mean sum. If only he hadn't been found out!" A fascinating and detailed collection of letters essential to any study of the Churchill family during the period of Prime Minister Winston S. Churchill's birth and childhood. Chatwin, Bruce, Elizabeth Chatwin, and Nicholas Shakespeare, "Under The Sun: The Letters of Bruce Chatwin" (London: Random House, 2010), pp.121-22. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Ltd, PBFA, ABA, ILAB]
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        Monumentos del arte Mexicano antiguo, ornamentacion, mitologia, tributos y monumentos (5 volume set)

      A. Asher 1890 - 5 volume grand folio set (1 text volume and 4 atlas plate volumes). 42 x 58 cm. Signed by Antonio Penafiel, the author. Limited edition, no. 255 of 500. 318 plates, 176 are hand-colored, some folding. Mexican binding. Bound in fine modern leather, over hand-made Aztec-textured boards. (Initially the set was published as a text volume and two portfolio boxes of laminas, i.e. 3 volumes, but the heavy plates tended to damage the slip boxes and so the 3 have been bound in 5 volumes.) Text in Spanish, French, and English. Espanol, 130 pp. Frances, 108 pp. English, 109 pp. (Monuments de l'art mexicain ancien; Monuments of ancient Mexican art). Library perforated stamps on title pages, and on plate pages (doesn’t touch actual plates). Library stamps on preliminary leaves. Atlas Contents: Plates: 1-40. Ornato; 41-79. Vasos; 80-108. Mitologia; 109-132. Metales, utensilios, urnas y sepulcros; 133-169. Estatuas, tula; 170-211. Xochicalco; 212-227. Mitla; 228-259. Tributos (Libro de los tributos, reproduccion calcada en el manuscrito original de papel maguey que existe en el Museo Nacional, con el siguiente titulo, Tributos que pagaban algunos pueblos de Mexico al emperador Moctezuma; 260-288. Codice zapoteco reproduccion de la copia que existe en la Biblioteca del Museo Nacional, por el Sr. Domingo Carral ; dibujos cotejados por el Dr. Antonio Penafiel; 289-317. Proyecto para el edificio mexicano en la exposicion de París de 1889. Otro monumentos. Suplemento. Palau 21791. An uncommon set. Penafiel was tasked by President Porfirio Diaz to create this work. Penafiel describes his intentions as, "to rescue from oblivion the precious relics of the ancient history of our country, and in the hope of preserving a national interest in all the manifestations of Mexican Art." - p. 12. The plate volumes include Penafiel's designs for the Aztec Palace for the 1899 World's Fair in Paris. International buyers please contact us for a shipping quote. This is an oversized and heavy set, which requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sequitur Books]
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        Historia Universal

      - Edit. Montaner y Simon. Barcelona, 1890. 32 cm. 14 vol. [I] XII, 300 p., 25 lám. 416 p., 3 lám., 215 p., 6 lám. [II] 109 p., 2 lám., 526 p., 25 lám. [III] 540 p., 3 lám., 330 p., 10 lám. [IV] 822 p., 1 h., 4 lám. [V] 68 p., 1 lám., 1 lám., 500 p., 14 lám. 178 p., 1 h., 1 lám. [VI] 648 p., 28 lám., 291 p., 4 lám. [VII] 204 p., 10 lám., 220 p., 3 lám., 439 p., 5 lám. [VIII] 340 p., 6 lám., 280 p., 9 lám., 453 p., 4 lám. [IX] 120 p., 3 lám., 220 p., 4 lám., 204 p., 1 lám., 406 p., 1 lám. [X] 560 p., 14 lám., 172 p., 14 lám., 172 p., 6 lám., 270 p., 3 lám. [XI] 808 p., 24 lám. [XII] 300 p., 24 lám., 256 p., 3 lám., 259 p., 1 lám. [XIII] 240 p., 2 lám., 694 p., 1 h., 6 lám. [XIIII] 575 p. Profusamente ilustrado fuera y dentro del texto. Enc. en tela edit. estampada. Lomeras fatigadas en los 4 últimos vol. Buen estado general, completo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquària Malda, Llibreria]
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        The Kreutzer Sonata

      Boston: Benj. R. Tucker, 1890. First American edition of Tolstoy's 1889 novel of sexual jealousy, self-published by translator Benjamin Tucker. The Kreutzer Sonata turns on the tormented monologue of Posdnicheff, recently acquitted of murdering his wife on the grounds of her apparent adultery: "I entered into the furrow dug formerly by my filthy suspicions, and I continually deepened it. She did the same thing." Tolstoy's account of the way that married couples turn against each other was immediately censored, both in Russia and abroad; his longtime American translator Isabel Hapgood flatly refused to translate it. Into the void stepped Boston anarchist publisher Benjamin Tucker, who printed his own unexpurgated translation of The Kreutzer Sonata in June of 1890. When Tucker refused to extend a discount on the book to department store owner John Wanamaker, who also happened to be serving as Postmaster General, Wanamaker banned The Kreutzer Sonata from the United States mails on the grounds of obscenity. The ensuing publicity and trial led to an explosion of interest in the novel. "Why," Tucker asked, "did two competing editions of The Kreutzer Sonata appear on the market before mine had had the field two months? Simply because the money was pouring into my pockets." This is the first printing; Tucker would issue several later printings under his own imprint, before his translation was republished by J.S. Ogilvie later in the year. Line 72. A near-fine example of a landmark in Russian literature and American legal history. Octavo, original full green cloth lettered in gilt. Private library label of George C. Hull to front pastedown. Spine ends and corners rubbed.

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        Areopagitica.

      New York: The Grolier Club,, 1890. A Speech of Mr. John Milton for the Liberty of Unlicensed Printing, to the Parliament of England. With an Introduction by James Russell Lowell. Octavo (170 x 114 mm). Contemporary brown full morocco by C. & C. McLeish, raised bands to spine, title and ruling in gilt, double rules with embellishment in gilt to sides, turn-ins ruled in gilt, top edge gilt. Slight rubbing along joints, pale sunning to top of rear cover, very occasional foxing to text block. An excellent copy. First Grolier edition, one of 325 copies published on Holland paper and bound by C. & C. McLeish, favoured binders of T. E. Lawrence. The frontispiece portrait was engraved, and signed, by George Mercier after the 1670 portrait of Milton by William Faithorne.

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        In Darkest Africa

      or the Quest, Rescue, and retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria. 3 folding maps, 38 plates & 6 etchings (signed by the artist), with numerous illustrations. First edition. 2 volumes. 8vo., original pictorial cloth, housed in a cloth drop-back box. London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington.

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

      New York: Charles Scribner's, 1890. First American edition of Stanley's classic work. Octavo, 2 volumes, cartographic endpapers. 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, 4 colored maps and plans; the 2 larger folding maps mounted on linen. In near fine condition with some light rubbing to the extremities, small repair to the map of volume two. A very sharp example. Stanley and Emin entered Bagamoyo on their donkeys, some way ahead of their caravan, on 4 December, 1889. It was sensational news. Emin was safe, although the expedition to relieve him had cost the lives of at least 700 people. With the good journalist's facility for rapid reporting, Stanley began his account of the rescue at the Hotel Victoria, Cairo, on 25 January 1890, working on it continuously for fifty days at the rate of 20 printed pages per day. The first portion of the manuscript was delivered to the printer's on 12 March and the last proof sheet returned for printing by Clowes on 3 June. Hosken p. 189

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

      1890 1890 - 2 vols. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington 1890. With 2 frontispiece portraits, 2 folding maps, 15 plates and numerous woodcuts. XVI + 472; XVI + 530 pp. Small name verso frontispiece otherwise clean and well-preserved copy bound in publisher's red gilt pictorial cloth. * First edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Les Musardises

      Lemerre 1890 - Paris, Lemerre, 1890 In-8 (19,5cm x 13,5cm) de [3ff.], 184pp. Édition originale. Rare exemplaire sur Chine. Des bibliothèques du Dr R.B. (relié à son chiffre) et de Jules Clarétie (Ex-libris). Demi vélin à coins, dos à nerfs, auteur, titre et date frappés or, chiffre RB en queue de dos, tête dorée. (Reliure d'époque) 2 documents manuscrits du fils de l'auteur retraçant le parcours de l'ouvrage et reprenant un quatrain d'Edmond Rostand mis en dédicace à un autre exemplaire de l'ouvrage possédé par Jules Clarétie. Bel exemplaire, reliure en bon état malgré un dos comportant de nombreuses petites tâches noires, intérieur en bel état en dépit de rares rousseurs très éparses et d'une ancienne mouillure claire (en marge extérieure des 12 derniers feuillets). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE EPPE FRÈRES]
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        In Darkest Africa

      1890 - or the Quest, Rescue, and retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria. 3 folding maps, 38 plates & 6 etchings (signed by the artist), with numerous illustrations. First edition. 2 volumes. 8vo., original pictorial cloth, housed in a cloth drop-back box. London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington. A presentation copy, inscribed on the front free endpaper 'To the Lord Provost Muir of Glasgow, for courteous hospitality and attention to the author with his special compliments Henry M. Stanley July 3rd 1890 London' Stanley ranks alongside Burton and Livingstone as one of the most important of the nineteenth-century African exporers. The DNB states: ?[he did] more than any other explorer to solve the mysteries of African geography, and open up the interior of the dark continent to European trade, settlement and administration.? Following the fall of Khartoum, Stanley was entrusted with leading a rescue mission since the remaining Egyptian force under Emin Pasha was thought to be in grave danger. He was however saddled with other aims, not least to further British colonial interests in the area from Lake Victoria to the Indian Ocean, and to explore the north-eastern sector of the Congo State. It took the party five months to reach Wadelai only to find that Emin Pasha did not feel the need to be rescued, having made a peace of sorts with the local tribes. To make matters worse, three quarters of Stanley's rear-guard en route had perished due to lack of provisions. Despite this failure, Stanley managed to fulfil the additional aims of the journey. He traced the course of the Semliki River, discovered Ruwenzori, provided ethnographic data on the Pygmies and set up the British East African Protectorate. The lower joint to vol 1 weak., in general slightly worn, small book label of Frank Murray to the front pastedown of volume two. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA]
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        Ceramics Shop.

      Kobe, Shin-e-Do Photographer, ca. 1890. Original photograph, albumen print, hand-coloured, 19,1 x 24,2 cm, on mount. KEYWORDS:japan/photo

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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        Monumentos del arte Mexicano antiguo, ornamentacion, mitologia, tributos y monumentos (5 volume set)

      Berlin: A. Asher, 1890. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Signed. 5 volume grand folio set (1 text volume and 4 atlas plate volumes). 42 x 58 cm. Signed by Antonio Penafiel, the author. Limited edition, no. 255 of 500. 318 plates, 176 are hand-colored, some folding. Mexican binding. Bound in fine modern leather, over hand-made Aztec-textured boards. (Initially the set was published as a text volume and two portfolio boxes of laminas, i.e. 3 volumes, but the heavy plates tended to damage the slip boxes and so the 3 have been bound in 5 volumes.) Text in Spanish, French, and English. Espanol, 130 pp. Frances, 108 pp. English, 109 pp. (Monuments de l'art mexicain ancien; Monuments of ancient Mexican art). Library perforated stamps on title pages, and on plate pages (doesn’t touch actual plates). Library stamps on preliminary leaves. <br> Atlas Contents: Plates: 1-40. Ornato; 41-79. Vasos; 80-108. Mitologia; 109-132. Metales, utensilios, urnas y sepulcros; 133-169. Estatuas, tula; 170-211. Xochicalco; 212-227. Mitla; 228-259. Tributos (Libro de los tributos, reproduccion calcada en el manuscrito original de papel maguey que existe en el Museo Nacional, con el siguiente titulo, Tributos que pagaban algunos pueblos de Mexico al emperador Moctezuma; 260-288. Codice zapoteco reproduccion de la copia que existe en la Biblioteca del Museo Nacional, por el Sr. Domingo Carral ; dibujos cotejados por el Dr. Antonio Penafiel; 289-317. Proyecto para el edificio mexicano en la exposicion de PariÃÅ's de 1889. Otro monumentos. Suplemento. <br> Palau 21791. An uncommon set. Penafiel was tasked by President Porfirio Diaz to create this work. Penafiel describes his intentions as, "to rescue from oblivion the precious relics of the ancient history of our country, and in the hope of preserving a national interest in all the manifestations of Mexican Art." - p. 12. The plate volumes include Penafiel's designs for the Aztec Palace for the 1899 World's Fair in Paris. <br> International buyers please contact us for a shipping quote. This is an oversized and heavy set, which requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

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        63 photographs of the Swiss Alps and mountain climbing, resorts, etc.

      [Switzerland] 1890 - Vintage albumen prints, mounted on both recto and verso of 29 cards, captioned in pen on mount. 1 vols. Most 10-1/2 x 8-3/4 inches, a few 4 x 6 inches. Collection of photographs of Switzerland, with images of glaciers, an interesting series on mountaineering, resorts, town views and landscapes. Vintage albumen prints, mounted on both recto and verso of 29 cards, captioned in pen on mount. 1 vols. Most 10-1/2 x 8-3/4 inches, a few 4 x 6 inches

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        Lustiges Automaten-Theater. Ein Ziehbilderbuch. Mit 8 farbigen Ziehbildern.

      Esslingen, Schreiber, (1890). - Folio. 1 Bl. Vorwort, 8 farb. lithographierte Ziehbilder-Tafeln mit Text gegenüber. OHLn. mit farb. Deckelbild. Ries 72. - Die 8 intakten Ziehbilder: Das Negergigerl. - Der Tanzmeister. - Der Schneider. - Der Sonntagsjäger. - Die Sängerin. - Der Photograph. - Die Elsässerin. - Die Mohrenwäsche. - Mit einer Gebrauchsanweisung auf dem vorderen Innendeckel und Verlagsanzeigen auf der letzten Seite. - (Einband und Tafeln lose. Einband etwas angestaubt und an den Kanten berieben. Rücken fleckig und unten etwas angerissen. Erstes Ziehbild mit kleinem Einriss ausserhalb des Bildes im unteren Rand. Letztes Ziehbild mit Fleck im Rand und Eselsohr in der unteren Ecke). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Islands of the Aegean

      Oxford Clarendon Press 1890 - First edition. 8vo., xii, 362pp, folding map, original blue cloth gilt, gilt armorial to upper cover, an excellent copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Panorama of the Olympia in three parts.

      - ca. 1890. Original collotype, 22,2 x 77,8 cm on mount. KEYWORDS:greece/photo

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        Amaranth.

      Mainz, Verlag von Franz Kirchheim, 1890. \"Leuchtend rote Originalleinwand mit Deckel- und RüTitel und reicher Verzierung in Gold- und Farbprägung, farbiges Deckelbild (Blumenstrauß), hinterer Deckel in linearer Schwarzprägung, 8°, XXIV / 299 S., mit reichem Buchschmuck;strahlend frischer Dreiseitengoldschnitt, Lesebändchen, schönes Vorsatzpapier;ein Buch zum Verlieben, einwandfrei erhalten und weder Name noch andere Einträge. \" in deutscher Sprache Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        Atlas der Hautkrankheiten. 72 Tafeln in Chromolithographie mit beschreibendem Texte, 2 Bände.

      Wien, Wilhelm Braumüller, 1890. Vollständiges Werk in 2 Bänden (Tafelband und Textband). Braune Original-Halblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln im Format 36 x 30 cm; Buchdeckel mit bräunlichen Marmorbezügen und Lederecken. Hauptwerk des österreichischen Dermatologen Isidor Neumann (1832 - 1906), mit dem dieser an sein bereits 1869 erschienenes Handbuch der Hautkrankheiten anknüpfte. Neumann übernahm 1881 die Leitung der ersten klinischen Abteilung für Syphilis sowie den Lehrstuhl für Syphilidologie an der Universität Wien. Die Erforschung der Syphilis und deren Behandlung sollten in den folgenden Jahrzehnten im Mittelpunkt seiner Forschungen stehen. Zugleich beschäftigte er sich als einer der ersten Vertreter seines Fachs mit der mikroskopischen Anatomie von Hautkrankheiten, ein weiteres zentrales Arbeitsgebiet bildete die Mykologie. Auch die Entwicklung der Strahlentherapie in der Wiener Dermatologie ist eng mit seinem Namen verbunden (zur Bedeutung Neumanns vor allem Karl Heinz Tragl: Chronik der Wiener Krankenanstalten, Wien, Böhlau Verlag, 2007, S. 72 f.). Neumann trat auch als Berater der österreichischen Regierung in Erscheinung und übte entsprechenden Einfluß auf die Entwicklung seines Faches aus; so ist es vor allem seinen Bemühungen zu danken, daß die Dermatologie und auch die Syphilidologie an der Wiener Universität Anerkennung als eigenständige Prüfungsdisziplinen fanden. Der Atlas enthält 72 großformatige chromolithographische Tafeln, der separate Textband jeweils zum Teil mehrseitige Erläuterungen für jede Tafel. Buchrücken und Deckelbezüge partiell etwas berieben, Textband am Kapital etwas eingekerbt. Sonst beide Großbände in sehr gutem Zustand; Tafeln und Textseiten sauber und nahezu fleckenfrei, allenfalls vereinzelt Tafelrückseiten etwas gebräunt. In toto sehr gutes Exemplar des sehr seltenen, aufwendig gestalteten Atlanten, bei dem es sich um eines der bedeutendsten dermatologischen Illustrationswerkes des späteren 19. Jahrhunderts handelt. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Haut Hautkrankheiten Dermatologie

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        Original ink & watercolor drawing [art]

      Unpublished, 1890, Single Sheet, Framed, Book Condition: Very Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Kate Greenaway. Size: 2-3/8 by 1-3/4 inches, Original ink/watercolor drawing by the preeminent illustrator of children of the late nineteenth century. Undated, circa 1880-1900. Depicted are two young girls, backs to us, seated in a meadow amid spindly wildflowers. Each wears a fur-trimmed shawl or frock; the one on the left her spring hat & lilac frock, the one on the right in a bonnet matching her sky-blue frock; initialed in the lower left corner, undated. Image size about 2-3/8 by 1-3/4 inches (6 x 4.5 cm) on somewhat larger paper, which is tanned but unfoxed. As found, in an early twentieth-century mat & frame (though clearly recently re-wired), non-archival, backed with wood; featuring the artist's name neatly written on the mat. Charming & unique!

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        Vue génerale d'Eleusis. Panorama in two parts.

      - ca. 1890. Original collotype, 22 x 26 cm on mount. Photograph no 12. KEYWORDS:greece/photo

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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        The Red Fairy Book

      Longmans, Green and Co, 1890. 1st Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Ford, H. J.; Speed, Lancelot. Book Red cloth boards. Gilt blocked design to front cover. Gilt spine titles. All edges gilt. Lightly browned spine. Frontispiece and 3 other plates as called for. With numerous other illustrations. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 367+publisher's catalogue. Item Type: Book. Tear to spine strip. Weak hinges. Slightly foxed prelims. Previous owner's signature in ink. Illustrator: Ford, H. J.; Speed, Lancelot. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature & Literary; Children. Please contact H4o Books if you require images or further information. Inventory No: 025538. .

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        "Woman Running"

      [London]: , 1890. Original Arthur Rackham Pencil Sketch RACKHAM, Arthur, artist. "Woman Running" [n.d., n.p., ca. 1890]. Original pencil drawing. Image size: 5 x 5 inches: 127 x 127 mm. Matted, framed and glazed (frame size: 14 1/2 x 11 3/8 inches; 368 x 288 mm.). This pencil drawing depicts a woman running. She is wearing a hat and a jacket and long skirt. Provenance: from the artist's family. Exhibited at 'The British Art of Illustration' 26th November - 20th December, 1991 (no. 222).

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        Scouting for Stanley in East Africa

      London Cassell n.d 1890 - First edition. 8vo., vi, [ii], 288 pp., 16 pages ads at end (signed 7 G-5.90), frontispiece and 15 photographic plates,original green cloth gilt, pictorial gilt vignette to upper cover, rubbed, corners bumped. "Stevens, a renowned cyclist who had circled the world on a bicycle, was hired by the New York World to locate Henry Stanley who had disappeared during his vaunted journey to "rescue" Emin Pasha, the governor of Equatoria. He recounts his journey through Masai land and to the regions near Mount Kilimanjaro. The expedition eventually located Stanley and Emin. Czech p266. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        Collection of 23 price lists advertising for meteorological, geodetical and other instruments (barometers, theodolites, compasses, pedometers, surveying aneroids, needles, dials, magnets, galvanometers, hydrometers, deep-sea thermometers, barographs, drawing pens, gradient indicators, sextants, magnifiers and binoculars).

      London, undated but 1880s to 1890s. - Varying octavo sizes. All together 52 ff. (from single leaves over folded sheets up to brochures of 20 pp., all but one with sometimes numerous xylographic illustrations. Only marginal wears to a few leaves, one with a double horizontal fold. A fine collection. Very nice collection of catalogues from the London based company of Francis Barker & Son, known for the production of very accurate mechanical instruments and dealing with a large variety of such. Most of these were fabricated by the company itself, but some were also of foreign fabric sold under their lable. &#150; The company was established in 1848 by Francis Barker, who at that time could already refer to 20 years of experience in making compasses and sundials for J. & G. Simms of London, a work he gained considerable fame for. "Francis Barker was a prolific compass maker. He experiemented constantly and produced a truly massive range of different compass styles and variations over the years. His business was primarily wholesale and the vast majority of his items were sold unsigned to shops and &#145;makers&#146; who then applied their own signatures and sold the items as their own, as still happens today (.)". (cited after trademarklondon). &#150; Instruments by Francis Barker & Son are collectibles today with some of which, such like golden pocket compasses (advertismenets included in this lot), selling for GBP 1.500-3.000. 1001 g

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Stefan Wulf]
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        Topographical puzzles.

      Paris, Librairie Hachette, no date (ca. 1890). A set of eight coloured topographical puzzles, showing the different continents. The puzzles are maps, mounted on wood, each divided into 42 pieces. The edges are covered with gilt paper. In the original paper & cloth box (35.5 x 26.9 x 5.0 cm), with a map of the world mounted on the lid. Inside of the box covered with light blue paper. = A beautiful set. Rare to see the puzzles still in their original box, and all complete. Items like this were quite popular in the late 19th century, but few have survived in such a good state. Edges of the box with light shelfwear, otherwise near fine.

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        Natur. To smaa Romaner. Orig. udgave.

      1890 1890 - Kbhvn.: Schubotheske 1890. [8] + 220 s. Navn på friblad ellers rent og velholdt eksemplar med ciseleret snit indbundet i orig. komponeret rødbrunt hellærred. * Smaa Romaner.

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        Phile. Les Colonnades du temple d'Isis.

      - Luxor, A.Beato, ca. 1890. Original photograph, albumen print, 25,7 x 35,6 cm, not signed, titled and numbered: 521 in pencil by Antonio Beato. KEYWORDS:egypt/phile/photo

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        THE EMANCIPATED. A Novel. In Three Volumes.

      1890. A LOVELY TRIPLE-DECKER GISSING, George. THE EMANCIPATED. A Novel. In Three Volumes. London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1890. First Edition. 3 Vols. 8vo. Brown patterned paper covered boards backed with brown cloth. Stamped in gilt to spines. Blue-grey patterned endpapers. Slight rubbing to spine and extremes. Vol. II has smal peeled area on front board. Interior clean and bright. One of an indeterminate number of copies of which , according to the publisher, only 492 were sold. The first of Gissing's "middle class" novels, it follows the lives of two emancipated women and contrasts their marriages. Overall a pleasing copy of this three- decker. (Collie A 8a., Freeman 19).

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        Das Kapital. Kritik der politischen Ökonomie

      Hamburg, Verlag von Otto Meissner 1890 - 1890, 1903, 1904. Drei Bände in vier in 8vo; Band I, 4. Aufl., XXXII, 739, (1) Seiten; Band II, 3. Aufl., XXVII, (1), 500 Seiten; Band III/1, 2. Aufl., XXVIII, 448 Seiten; Band III/2, 2. Aufl., IV, 422 Seiten; zeitgenössisches Halbmaroquin über marmorierten Deckeln, Ecken verstärkt, leicht berieben, Rückenvergoldung und zwei kontrastierende goldgeprägte Rückenschilder, Einband von Band I leicht abweichend, dekorative Vorsätze, Titelblatt von Band I mit Eckabriss, erste und letzte Blätter gering stockfleckig oder leicht gebräunt, innen nur vereinzelt leichte Stockflecken oder Bräunung, sonst sauber und frisch, sehr gutes Exemplar. Vollständiges Exemplar des Magnum Opus von Karl Marx (1818-1883). Es ist eines der einflussreichsten Werke des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts und stellt die bedeutendste kritische Analyse des Kapitalismus dar. Lexikon ökonomischer Werke, S. 312-313 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dieter Stecher]
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        Faust's Pocket Directory, Map and Guide of San Francisco with General Information ... with a Fine Lithographic Map of the City and County in Four Colors

      San Francisco: H.W. Faust, 1890. Near Fine. Eleventh edition. 16mo. 64pp. and folding map stapled into printed buff card wrappers. A little soiling and foxing on the wrappers and the verso of the map, a few leaves trimmed close to the top on a few leaves of text by the binder, else a very nice, near fine copy; the map is about fine. OCLC locates just two copies of this edition (Stanford and Huntington).

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        Faust's Pocket Directory, Map and Guide of San Francisco with General Information . with a Fine Lithographic Map of the City and County in Four Colors

      H.W. Faust, San Francisco 1890 - Eleventh edition. 16mo. 64pp. and folding map stapled into printed buff card wrappers. A little soiling and foxing on the wrappers and the verso of the map, a few leaves trimmed close to the top on a few leaves of text by the binder, else a very nice, near fine copy; the map is about fine. OCLC locates just two copies of this edition (Stanford and Huntington).

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        21 Charles Dickens Novels, Household Edition.

      Chapman and Hall 1890 - Roy 8vo. Half maroon calf with gilt bands and titles to spine, maroon cloth. Marbled closed page edges and patterned end papers. 21 books bound into 12 volumes. Lacks 'Pickwick Papers'. Illustrated by Dalziel, Mahoney, Barnard, Green, Fildes, Mcl. Ralston and French. Spines a little faded. Calf rubbed along edges, corners and top and bottom of spines. Some text foxed in places. A few scuff marks and rubbing on cloth covers. 'Mystery of Edwin Drood/Christmas Stories', calf has 3 inch split along spine bottom joint. 'Dombey and Son' has half inch split on bottom edge joint front cover. Bindings not affected. 'Life of Charles Dickens' and 'Bleak House' some light spotting to front cover cloth. This is a handsome bound set of the famous 'Household Edition' of Dickens. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Privates-Original-Musterbuch für Porzellanmalerei..

      ca.1890 8°, 22 gefalzte Blatt mit zahlr. mehrfarbigen Zeichnungen., Lose Blatt, Kleine Randläsuren (holzhaltiges Papier), sonst schönes Exemplar. 6 S. mit Abbildungen von Zierschriften. Monogrammen u. Namenszügen. Weiters dargestellt: 11 Vasen (4 nur m. Blei). 54 Tassen. 2 Schüsseln. 1 Bierhumpen. 4 Pfeifenköpfe. Die Zeichnungen wurden sauber mit Bleistift vorgezeichnet und gekonnt bemalt. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Kunstgewerbe - Glas, Porzellan

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        The Influence of Sea Power upon History 1660-1783. [First UK Edition]. FIRST UK EDITION IN FULL MOROCCO

      Sampson, Low, Marston & Co, 1890. 8vo., First UK Edition, with 18 plates containing 24 plans of naval battles, 3 full-page maps and large folding map; handsomely bound in blue full morocco, sides with gilt frame border, back with raised bands ruled in gilt, second and fourth compartments lettered and ruled in gilt, all other compartments tooled with anchor in gilt, gilt top, uncut, gilt blocking from original upper board and backstrip mounted on new and separate preliminaries, a most attractive copy ideal as a gift or for presentation. Mahan's most celebrated work, written whilst still a captain and first published in Boston earlier the same year. It is here that Mahan coins the term 'sea power' and in a masterly opening chapter defines the elements of this concept. Thereafter he embarks on a stage-by-stage analysis of the maritime conflicts that resulted in Britain's naval supremacy, illustrating his strategic assessments with a flood of examples. After some while in the doldrums, Mahan's reputation as a naval historian and strategist is once again on the rise. Albion, p.211; Hattendorf, A2b; NMM V/1 514; Sandler 2196

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        In Darkest Africa

      New York: Scribner's, 1890 - Two volumes. xv, 529 pp; xv, 472 pp. 6 etchings, 150 woodcut illustrations and maps, 2 facsimiles of pages from Stanley&#146;s notebooks, 2 large folding color maps mounted on linen. Original half dark brown morocco, vellum boards stamped in gilt. Some wear and soiling. Very good. EDITION DE LUXE, one of 250 large paper copies signed by Stanley. This beautiful production is superior in every respect, including the quality of the binding, the paper, and the illustrations, to the ordinary trade edition. Stanley, best remembered for finding Dr. Livingstone, was the greatest journalist-explorer of the nineteenth century. This book tells the harrowing story of his third expedition to central Africa, facing nearly insurmountable obstacles and dangers passing through the almost impenetrable jungle of the great Congo Forest. Stanley set off with 646 men but only 246 survived. The expedition helped lead to the foundation of British East Africa, and in along the way, the Ruwenzori mountain range and Lake Albert Edward Nyanza were discovered. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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