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        Sammlung von 77 meist zoologischen Tafeln aus "Naturgeschichte des Tier-, Pflanzen- und Mineralreichs in kolorierten Bilder".

      Schreiber, (Esslingen 1890 - (Esslingen, Schreiber, um 1890). Folio. Neuer HLdr.-Bd. mit goldgepr. Rückentitel "Tiere der Erde". Die 77 kolorierten Tafeln wie folgt: 30 Vögel (3 Bl. im Rand geklebt und gebräunt, 1 Tafel mit restaurietem Seitenrand, 2 Tafeln im Rand geklebt). 10 Fische (1 Bl. mit Eckausriss ohne Bildverlust, 1 Bl. mit restauriertem Seitenrand). 1 Schlangen (mit restauriertem Seitenrand). 27 Säugetiere (ca. 8 Tafeln mit geklebten Einrissen, 3 Tafeln mit restauriertem Seitenrand). 2 Weichtierte und Würmer (Seitenränder geklebt). 2 Giftpflanzen und Pilze (Seitenränder geklebt). 4 Schmetterlinge (Seitenränder geklebt). 1 Insekten und Krebse (Seitenränder geklebt). Neuer HLdr.-Bd. mit goldgepr. Rückentitel "Tiere der Erde". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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        Manuscript letter and portrait

      1890 - One-page letter, handwritten and signed in full by Walt Whitman. Dated April 25, 1890 from Camden, New Jersey, Whitman writes to his publisher David McKay with details on the publication of his upcoming Complete Poems and Prose. The letter reads: "Yes will sell the London proposer 100 sets of the entire sheets with autograph, plates and back labels for the complete big book & throw in one of my bound copies (making 101 altogether) for $320 - I to receive that sum in full - you to make a fair bonus addition for your trouble. Very respectfully." The letter was folded in thirds and has a few splits at fold lines, not affecting any text; else fine. Matted and framed with a reproduction of the 1889 oil-on-canvas portrait of Whitman by John Alexander White. (Frame measures 24 1/2 by 14 3/4 inches). (Myerson A 2.7m). [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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        Appreciations, with an Essay on Style

      Macmillan and Co, London 1890 - Hardcover. Third impression. Bound for George Allison Armour by the Doves Bindery in 1894. Armour (1856 - 1936), a Princeton grandee, was a prominent book collector. Very good in full green morocco with gilt title, gilt clover decoration, and five raised bands to spine. Browning to spine and edges of boards. Minor rubbing to hinges, corners, and bands. Decorative dentelles and full edges gilt. Offsetting to endpapers and slight toning to margins of pages, else clean and bright. 274 pages. LIT/052715. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Kelmscott Bookshop, ABAA]
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        The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray in Twenty-Six Volumes [complete]

      Smith, Elder, & Co., London 1890 - 26 volumes complete. Many engravings throughout. All volumes bound in half green leather with marbled boards. Gold tooling and 5 raised bands to spine, with gold titles on two red-brown title plates. All volumes in same state of wear, with light wear to corners and lower edges, as well as top and bottom of spine. Fore edges are marbled. Pages are uniformly very mildly yellowed but clean. Heavy set - international orders will incur an additional shipping fee. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Armchair Books]
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        Le BRESIL. Edite Par Les Soins De La Revue FRANCE-BRESIL.

      Imprimerie Artistique 1890. Bordeaux, No Date, Ca 1890. 624 Pages fully illustrated with two Panaramas and many full page illustrations. BINDING: Original publishers embossed cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to front cover and marbled endpapers. CONDITION: Light staining to edges of front cover, cuts to edges and spine; spine faded, outer and inner hinges cracked, but holding. Ex City of Cardiff Library, with their book plate to front pastedown and small stamp to front blank endpaper, No other stamp anywhere else. Internally very clean. AN EXTREEMELY RARE VOLUME (Could not find a copy for sale or in any British Library).

      [Bookseller: ELY BOOKS]
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        Im Hafen von Procida" originales Ölgemälde auf Karton ca.30x35cm; links unten signiert; um 1890

      - Maße in der blattvergoldeten leicht lädierten Holzleiste 34x39cm.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
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        Six Original Albumen Photographs of California Logging.

      [Ericson Bros] [ca. 1890], [Arcata] - Three 8.75" x 11" pages, Six original photographs, each measuring 7 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches. Mounted back to back on the stiff publisher's mounts, each measuring 8 3/4 x 11 inches. Includes: 1) No. 151. Excelsior Redwood Co. Eureka, Cal. Shows 15 train cars with very large redwood logs on them and a few men posing. Reverse side has No. 152. Same company. This view shows three locomotives with cars and redwood logs in tow. 2) No. 31. Logging at Bayside. Shows logs being rolled down into water for transport off of locomotive. Reverse is No. 50. Labeled as Ericson. Shows coastline. Labeled "North Beach S.F." 3) No. 26. Two loggers with axes posing next to a redwood that has been cut thru, but not fallen yet. Pencil notations indicate "Oley Hanson Claim." Reverse is No. 130. Labeled in pencil, "at Glendale, Cala." Shows teams of horses pulling redwood logs up dirt rood. Many fallen trees on either side. The last image has the bottom left corner excised (about an inch; affects one log). Pencil captions on mounts. A fine selection of this photographer's works."A.W. (Gus) Ericson took up photography after he had lived in Humboldt County about nine years. From 1869 - 1876 he had lived in Trinidad while working in the Hooper Brothers lumbering enterprise and then in a retail store. In 1876 he settled in Arcata and started a career as the proprietor of a series of retail businesses. As was common in dry goods stores of that time, he sold a variety of goods and services, from pharmaceuticals and stationery to a printing service. He began to take pictures of local businesses and landscapes and place them for sale in his store windows. Eventually Ericson also began to receive commissions for photographs and he could concentrate solely on photography. His brother Richard Ericson (1843 - 1924) joined A.W. upon his arrival from Sweden in 1882, and joined the operation. The publication Eureka and Humboldt County around 1896 notes that Richard was also considered a photographer" (Humboldt State).

      [Bookseller: Nat DesMarais Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Deacon's Pictorial and Descriptive Synchronological Chart of Universal History in Seven Languages. With maps of the World's Great Empires and a complete geological diagram of the earth. Multicoloured leporello in 14 parts.

      London, Deacon & Co., [o. J., ca. 1890]. - Folio (375 x 535 mm) 4 lose SS., 14 einseitig bedruckte Bll. mit insgesamt 5,25 m Länge. Originaler schwarzer, lederstrukturierter Kalikoband mit goldgeprägtem Einbandtitel. Aufwändige, vielfarbig gezeichnete Karte in Leporello-Form mit einer Chronologie der Menschheitsgeschichte von Adam & Eva bis Thomas Alva Edison, vom irischen Geologen Edward Hull (1829-1917) auf Basis der christlichen Schöpfungsgeschichte nach den Werken des anglikanischen Theologen James Ussher (1584-1656) gezeichnet, der den Zeitpunkt der "Erschaffung" der Welt auf den 23. Oktober 4004 v. Chr. datierte. In parallelen Zeitströmen und mit besonderer Berücksichtigung des Christentums und auf der Folie einer eurozentrischen Weltsicht werden die wichtigsten politischen Epochen, Reiche und deren bestimmende Persönlichkeiten dargestellt, darüber hinaus auch Meilensteine der Geistes-, Kultur-, Wirtschafts- und Technikgeschichte reich bebildert und mit Statistiken versehen dargestellt. Die Bildlegenden sind auf Englisch, der im beiliegenden "Schlüssel oder Plan zu der Karte" einführende Text ist auf Englisch, Französisch, Deutsch, Italienisch, Spanisch, Portugiesisch und Niederländisch abgedruckt. Einband und Falze des Leporellos stellenweise fachkundig restauriert, insgesamt sauberes Exemplar dieser selten angebotenen Großkarte, der Druck mit ausnehmend frischen Farben.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Hedda Gabler

      A very good first edition with 1890 on the title page.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        THE CRIME OF SYLVESTRE BONNARD. By Anatole France. Translated by Lafcadio Hearn.

      New York 1890, Harper. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PAPER ISSUE, The. Rare Franklin Sq. Library #665, with 282p., usual wear to. corners, spine, without back wrapper. See Perkins p.l6. RARE. This work was translated with introduction by Lafcadio Hearn, and is considered very rare in the First Edition. There were variants to the First Edition, see Perkins, BAL. * BIBLIOGRAPHY: P.D. & Ione Perkins: LAFCADIO HEARN A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF HIS WRITITINGS: p.16, 17. Regarding the 1908 edition, he omits that it was A LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies. * BAL 7919 * Color scans can be sent by email. 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 .

      [Bookseller: Rare Oriental Book Company, ABAA, ILAB -]
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        [image, Selwyn- Iconic Cover, Full Vellum, 1/60 Copies] The Tragic Mary

      London: George Bell and Sons, 1890. First edition. Thick 4to. Bound in original (publisher's) full thick vellum with elaborate and famed Art Nouveau cover design by Selwyn Image repeated on both covers, considered by many to be one of the top three cover designs produced in the Nineties Period. One of only 60 Copies produced in full vellum, with signed limitation: (opposite dedication page): "Only Sixty copies printed of the this edition. This is No. 39." Near fine with bowing of boards at outer edges, nearly always found with this special vellum binding.

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        The Plays of Shakespeare. The Comedies; The Tragedies; Historical Plays (3 Volumes)

      Cassell & Company, Limited, London, Paris & New York & Melbourne 1890 - 3 volumes. No date, c.1890. 32x25cm. Bound in half leather over marbled boards, two spine labels lettered in gilt, all edges marbled, green endpapers, front hinge starting in one volume, ink name to first blank of each. Edges of boards a bit rubbed and scuffed, marbling to boards scuffed, leather scratched and scuffed around edges and corners, spines sunned. Contents clean, the books are tight and square. Overall an attractive set, with numerous illustrations in the text and full page plates. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
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        Gotthardbahn. Bau der Nordrampe durch die Baugesellschaft Flüelen-Göschenen.Installationen, Hülfsmaschinen, Werkzeuge etc. Als Erinnerung für die Beteiligten zusammengestellt

      .Zch.:o. V.; Druck: Hofer & Burger,1890.[6] S,,45 unpaginierte doppelblattgrosse Tafeln.Or.Lwd. mit goldgeprägtem Rücken und Deckeltitel,2°..Neben einer Übersichtskarte und einem Höhenprofil für die ganze Baustrecke, masstabgerechte und vermasste Abbildungen der beim Bau zum Einsatz gelangten Gerätschaften, von der Barake für 16 Mann mit Ashaltpappe-, resp. Ziegel- und Schindelbedachung über den Spiegeltisch zum Durchzeichnen auf Papier bis zur Tenderlocomotive 30 Pferd. und Spurweite 750 mm und Darstellungen einzelner wichtiger Bauabschnitte wie Pfaffensprungtunnel, Kerstelenbach-Viaduct und dem Drahtseilsteg bei der Inschibrücke. Titel auf Deckel und Rücken: Gotthardbahn Flüelen-Göschenen. Sehr selten.Einband stark berieben, Kanten und Ecken bestossen, durchgängig etwas stockfleckig.

      [Bookseller: ABC Antiquariat Marco Pinkus]
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        Manual of conchology, structural and systematic with illustrations of the species. Stomatellidae, Scissurellidae, Pleurotomariidae, Haliotidae, Scutellinidae, Addisoniidae, Cocculinidae, Fissurellidae. Vol. XII.

      Philadelphia, 1890, 8vo tutta tela, titolo al dorso, pp. 519 con 67 tav. lit.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani gia' Naturalistica]
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        Christoph Columbus Logbuch, als Geheimschrift von mir selbst, für meinen derSohn Diego, vom 3ten August 1492 an, geführt und mit Schildereien und Karten versehen worden. Aufgefischt von C.M.Seyppel.

      Düsseldorf: Verlag von Felix Bagel, ohne Jahr(um 1890). 1. Aufl. Vier ungezählte Seiten mit Vorabbemerkung und Titel, 39 Seiten und fünf ungezählte Seiten, zahlreiche Abbildungen im Text. 4°, 2 lagiges originalwelliges Pergament , die im Inneren mit je 1 Papptafel verstärkt sind und mit zahlreichen Applikationen (Meeressand, Tangresten, Muscheln), das erste und letzte Blatt ebnfalls mit Meeressand versehen, Textseiten teils grün verfärbt, leider ohne das Sigel, welche \"Gebrauchsspuren\" am Einband original sind oder sich ion späteren Zeiten ergaben haben, kann nicht eindeutig bestimmt werden, innen gut erhalten. Carl Maria Seyppel (1847 bis 1913) war Kunstmaler in Düsseldorf. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Amerika, Christoph Columbus, Seefahrt, Kunst um 1900

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        Othello, the Moor of Venice.

      London: Cassell & Company, Limited,, 1890. With an Introduction by Edward Dowden. Folio. Original brick-red cloth over bevelled boards, gilt lettered spine, front cover lettered and decorated in gilt and blind, top edges gilt, others untrimmed, brick-red endpapers. With the dust jacket. Title page printed in red & black, frontispiece, 5 full-page plates, 6 illustrations in the text, by Sir Frank Dicksee. Jacket creased, torn and a little tattered (some repairs on verso), the book in excellent condition, with a copy of the publisher's 4-page promotional brochure loosely inserted. First edition illustrated by Sir Frank Dicksee, a lavish production, described by Cassell as their de luxe "International Edition". Very scarce in the dust jacket; surviving jackets from this period (when they were nearly always discarded at the point of purchase) are rare.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Die einheimischen Sprachen Perus.

      Leipzig, Brockhaus, 1890 - 1892. 6 Bände. HLdr. d. Zt. mit Rückenverg. Palau 168.383. - Erste Ausgabe. - I.: Das Runa Simi oder die Keshua-Sprache, wie sie gegenwärtig in der Provinz Cuzco gesprochen wird. -II.: Wörterbuch des Runa Simi oder der Keshua-Sprache. - III. Ollanta, ein Drama der Keshua-Sprache, übersetzt und mit Anmerkungen. - IV.: Dramatische und lyrische Dichtungen der Keshua-Sprache, gesammelt und übersetzt mit erklärenden Anmerkungen. - V.: Die Aimara-Sprache. - VI.: Das Muchik oder die Chimu-Sprache. - Einbände etwas beschabt. Papierbedingt leicht gebräunt, sonst innen schönes Exemplar des komplett sehr seltenen Werkes! Versand D: 5,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        The Works.

      Boston: Little Brown, and Company,, 1890 - 1897. 60 volumes, small octavo (180 X 118 mm). Finely bound by Bayntun in red crushed half morocco, titles and elaborate decoration to spines in compartments separated by raised bands, matching cloth boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Engraved frontispieces. A fine set. A particularly handsome set of Dumas's works.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE CRIME OF SYLVESTRE BONNARD. By Anatole France. Translated by Lafcadio Hearn.

      New York 1890, Harper. FIRST EDITION, Second State, brown. cloth, paper label on spine, 281p., very good. Perkins p.17.. This work was translated with introduction by Lafcadio Hearn, and is considered very rare in the First Edition. There were variants to the First Edition, see Perkins, BAL. * BIBLIOGRAPHY: P.D. & Ione Perkins: LAFCADIO HEARN A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF HIS WRITITINGS: p.16, 17. Regarding the 1908 edition, he omits that it was A LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies. * BAL 7919 * Color scans can be sent by email. 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 .

      [Bookseller: Rare Oriental Book Company, ABAA, ILAB -]
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        Fruit Figures, and How to Make Them. Being Simple for Making Funny Figures from Fruit,

      London, Dean & Son., o. J. ca. 1890. Mit Abbildungen, 16 Seiten, 8°, grünes illustriertes Ohln Schönes Exemplar Versand D: 5,00 EUR Ki 44460, i

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat im Baldreit]
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        The Complete Works

      London: Smith, Elder, and Co., 1890. 26 volumes, octavo (195 x 135 mm). Bound in contemporary burgundy calf, green morocco title labels to spines, ornate gilt work to compartments, raised bands, gilt twin rule to boards, gilt shield to boards, marbled endpapers, marbled edges. Ilustrated throughout with black and white engravings. A lovely set, spines evenly but mildly sunned, moderate spine end wear, light rubbing to edges, select volumes with some surface marks, overall a very good set with great shelf presence. A handsomely bound set which displays nicely.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Ein Hungerkünstler (A Hunger Artist)

      Berlin and Leipzig: S. Fischer Verlag. 1st Edition. Soft cover, original wrappers. Fine. FIRST PRINTING IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS. "One of the most highly regarded literary and cultural journals in the German language, Die neue Rundschau, which is still published today, first appeared in 1890. In Kafka's time it was the major periodical publication of one of the leading German literary presses…it published literary works by some of the most significant authors of the time, including Herman Hesse, Thomas Mann, Rainer Maria Rilke. Kafka was a regular reader of Die neue Rundschau throughout his life." After Kafka's submission of "Die Verwandlung" ("The Metamorphosis") was rejected due to its inordinate length, "Kafka was disappointed not to be able to count himself among the authors represented by this respected journal. However he did eventually join their ranks in October 1922, when the story "Ein Hungerkünstler" ("A Hunger Artists") appeared here..." Kafka "indirectly lifted this piece to significant stature in his oeuvre by exempting it from the wish of annihilation that he had decreed for most of his other works. In addition, he chose it as the title story for the last volume of stories that he was able to oversee" (Richard T. Gray, A Franz Kafka Encyclopedia). IN: Die Neue Rundschau, Vol. XXXIII, Band 2, pp. 983-992. Berlin and Leipzig: S. Fischer Verlag, October 1922, pp. 961-1056. Tall octavo, original wrappers; custom silk box. Publisher's advertisements laid-in. A FINE COPY.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes, Tales & Jingles

      Frederick Warne & Co., 1890. Hardcover. Acceptable. 1890. 558 pages. No dust jacket. Pictorial blue cloth hardback. Inscribed. Internal hinges cracked. Wear and tear to page edges. Some pages detached and loosely inserted. May be missing pages Significant use marking, foxing and tanning present. Text remains clear and legible throughout on yellowed pages. Illustrated. Binding has weakened due to hinge cracking. Heavy scuffing, edge wear and soiling present. Water stained. Heavy splitting and creasing to spine. Bumped corners.

      [Bookseller: The World of Rare Books]
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        Album d'orfévrerie

      [189 - de 153 feuillets montés sur Paris, Larger, [1890-1900], in-folio, de 153 feuillets montés sur onglet, demi-chagrin noir de l'époque, plat de percaline verte, premier plat orné, Superbe et rare catalogue de reproductions photographies, réalisées par le photographe Larger, des fabrications d’orfèvrerie de la célèbre Maison parisienne Boivin fils dont la forme de la vaisselle et les décors présents sur sa vaissellerie sont typiques du style Art Nouveau de la fin du XIXe siècle. Toutes les planches portent le poinçons du fabricant : les initiales VB portant au-dessus une étoile et un croissant, et en dessous une étoile seule. Superbe album, d'une grande fraicheur, présentant l'ensemble de la vaisselle vendue par cet orfèvre. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        Album mit 26 Photochromes P.Z. und 4 s/w Photographien, hauptsächlich Kanton Bern und angrenzende Kantone.

      Photoglob,, Zürich, 1890 - Zürich, Photoglob, (um 1890-1900). HLdr.-Album mit goldgeprägtem Deckeltitel: Oberhasli. 26 Photochromes von P.Z. (Photoglob Zürich) (16,5x22,5 cm): 8196. Am Brienzersee. - 17098. Brienz. - 17562. Brienzerrothhorn, Terrasse. - 17561. Brientzerrothorn. - 16952. Meiringen gegen das Haslital. - 1635. Aareschlucht I. - 17091. Die Aareschlucht bei Meiringen. - 1637. Aareschlucht III. - 6174. Guttannen. - 6175. Grimselstrasse, Aerlenbach. - 6167. Handeggfall. - 6176. Handeggfall II. - 6168. Grimselhospiz mit Nägelisgrätli. - 6177. Grimsel. - 16423. Grimselhospiz. - 6621. Concordiahütte. - 16489. Furka & Grimselroute. - 6640. Engelberg mit Titlis & Spannorter. - 6639. Engelberger-Thal. - 8353. Hotel Trübsee & Trübsee. - 8354. Engelberger Thal vom Trübsee aus. - 8341. Titlis. - 6667. Titlisspitze. - 8355. Titlis, Blick auf die Berneralpen. - 8339. Engstlenalp. - 8356. Engstlensee. - 4 Monochromes von Edition Photoglob, Zürich (21x26,8 cm): 2171. Route du Grimsel. - 2177. Route du Grimsel, Passhöhe. - 2581. Grimsel, Totensee. -1781. Rhonegletscher und Furkastrasse. - (Kanten etwas berieben). - Frisch. HLdr.-Album mit goldgeprägtem Deckeltitel: Oberhasli. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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        Hedda Gabler

      A very good minus first edition with 1890 on the title page. Owner's bookplate on front pastedown and name written on corner of title page.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        Hedda Gabler. Skuespil in fire akter. Erste Ausgabe / First (1.) Edition.

      Kobenhavn, Gyldenalske Boghandels Forlag (F. Hegel & Son), 1890.. 8°, Halbleder 236 Seiten. Halbleder mit Buchrückenvergoldung. Widmung v. Marx an Betty Wild datiert 1890. Gutes Exemplar. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Dänische Literatur

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        The Sign of Four.

      London: Spencer Blackett, 1890., 1890. FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp.[iv]; 283. with a frontispiece engraving by Charles Kerr. Second Issue, with the same textual points as the first but with the Griffith Farran Standard Library imprint to the spine in place of Spencer Blackett. Publisher's decorative cloth, black endpapers. Owner name to flyleaf with further inscription to following blank 'Joseph W. Hill [?] from the author', likely in the hand of the recipient and certainly not that of the author. A few marks within, one or two leaves poorly opened otherwise very good. Original boards are clean, binding recased with original spine laid down (with a little loss at foot), endpapers neatly replaced. A presentable and inexpensive copy of the first edition.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        THINGS JAPANESE: Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected With Japan for the Us

      London 1890, Kegan Paul. FIRST EDITION. Red cloth, very good. top & bottom of spine worn, 408p., colored folding map,index. notes. FIRST EDITION R A R E. A CLASSIC REFERENCE ON ALL THINGS JAPANESE Arranged in dictionary order. This standard reference is a helpful for all subjects Japanese. With four articles by Lafcadio Hearn. This work was very popular in Japan with early visiting foreigners. It's a standard and a classic work by the well known Japanologist. A virtual compendium & encyclopaedia to Japan's art, literature, culture, history, customs, language, traditions, religion, music, poetry &c. Very readable, with references to LAFCADIO HEARN. SCARCE * Color scans can be sent by email. 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 .

      [Bookseller: Rare Oriental Book Company, ABAA, ILAB -]
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        Brehm´s Tierleben. Allgemeine Kunde des Tiereichs.

      Leipzig u. Wien, Bibliographisches Institut, 1890-93. Dritte (3.) gänzlich neubearbeitete Aufl., 10 Bände. Bd.I, Säugetiere 1: XLIV, 702 S. mit 139 Textabb. u. 19 überwiegend farb. Tafeln; Bd.II, Säugetiere 2: XII, 744 S. mit 150 Textabb. u. 21 überwiegend farb. Tafeln. Bd.III, Säugetiere 3: XII, 744 S. mit 150 Textabb., 21 überwiegend farb. Taf. und 4 Karten. Bd.IV, Vögel 1: XIV, 770 S. mit 144 textabb. u. 19 überwiegend farb. Tafeln. Bd.V, Vögel 2: XIV, 730 S. mit 126 Textabb. u. 18 überwiegend farb. Tafeln. Bd.VI, Vögel 3: XIV, 740 S. mit 160 Textabb., 20 überwiegend farb. Taf. u. 3 Karten. Bd.VII, Kriechtiere u. Lurche: XIV, 825 S. mit 167 Textabb., 16 überwiegend farb. Taf. u. 1 Karte. Bd.VIII, Fische: XVIII, 517 S. mit 146 Textabb., 11 überwiegend farb. Taf. u. 1 Karte. Bd. IX, Insekten etc.: XXXII, 764 S. mit 287 Textabb., 21 überwiegend farb. Taf. und 1 Karte. Bd.X, Niedere Tiere: XXVIII, 716 S. mit 16 überwiegend farb. Taf. u. 1 Karte. (Alle Karten doppelblattgroß u. koloriert). Gr.-8°, rotbraune Orig.- Halblederbde. mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln auf zwei dunkelbraunen Lederrückenschildern, mit goldgeprägten Zierbünden. Nissen IVB 138; Sarkowski 24,a,1. Die gesuchte dritte Auflage mit den schönen Chromolithographien. Schöne, wohlerhaltene Reihe. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        The Smith Ely Jelliffe Collection of Medical Offprints (circa 1890-1934)

      [New York]. (circa 1890-1934). A large collection of medical offprints and monographs, including bound-in and laid-in correspondence and notes, assembled by the distinguished American physician, author, and editor Smith Ely Jelliffe. A practicing neurologist, psychiatrist, and psychoanalyst based in New York City, Jelliffe was a pioneer in the emerging field of psychosomatic medicine, and is best known today as the father of psychoanalysis in America. A prolific author and translator, he edited the influential Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease from 1902 to 1944, co-founded the nonorthodox Psychoanalytic Review in 1913, and co-founded and edited the Nervous and Mental Disease Monograph Series. He maintained a close personal and professional correspondence with both Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung after their historic break, and several other leading figures throughout the world in both Freudian and Jungian circles. Also a book collector, Jelliffe built up an important private library of books, journals, and offprints which he used for his research and the many translations of the serials that he owned and edited.The collection consists of 204 bound volumes containing well over 8,000 offprints and monographs of European and American works in neuroscience, psychiatry, and psychoanalysis, many of which are presentation copies inscribed to Jelliffe. Also included throughout the volumes are many folded large-format journal articles and shorter articles and clippings laid-down on bound-in sheets. The bulk of the papers date from the first quarter of the 20th Century (about 1905-1934). Among the presentation copies are several Inscribed by some of Jelliffe's best known colleagues, including Carl Jung, Melanie Klein, Heinz Hartmann, and Otto Rank; and several other leading international figures such as John H. Northrop (co-winner of the 1946 Nobel Prize in Chemistry), the Austrian neurologist Otto Marburg, American neurologist Bernard Sachs, and the American cultural anthropologist Alfred L. Kroeber. Also included are several papers with warm Inscriptions of gratitude from prominent Brazilian colleagues mentored by Jelliffe: Arthur Ramos (an important cultural historian of Brazil's Negro culture), Juliano Moreira and Durval Marcondes (founders of scientific psychiatry and psychoanalysis in Brazil). Other papers that are further illustrative of the diversity and scope of the collection include Traum und Existenz nscribed by the distinguished Swiss psychiatrist and phenomenologist Ludwig Binswanger, and an Inscribed copy of Alfred Korzybski's influential treatise Time-Binding.Most of the papers are in German and English, followed by others in French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, and several other languages. Among the German papers are many important papers on psychoanalysis, homosexuality, transvestitism, and transsexualism, including at least eight papers (one Inscribed) by the great German-Jewish psychiatrist Arthur Kronfeld (who studied under Magnus Hirschfeld at the Institute of Sexual Research in Berlin), and several early papers by Alfred Adler, Wilhelm Reich, Felix Boehm, and Carl Muller-Braunschweig. Also bound into a few selected volumes are original letters and copies of Jelliffe's accompanying correspondence. These include original letters from two important American physical chemists: Wilder D. Bancroft and Joseph E. Cohn (who was responsible for a blood fractionation project that saved thousands of lives in World War Two). All together the collection roughly divides into the principal subject areas of Jelliffe's professional career: Neurology and the Nervous System (over 50 volumes); Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry (over 20 volumes); Psychoanalysis (26 volumes); Dementia, Paranoia, Psychoses, Schizophrenia (about 30 volumes); Endocrinology (about 20 volumes); etc., along with several related sub-disciplines. Nearly all have Jelliffe's typed or manuscript table of contents and author indexes laid-down onto the front and back endleaves, along with his illustrated bookplate either laid-in or lightly glued on the front pastedowns.Most volumes are thick quartos and octavos, as well as a few large quartos, bound in dark green cloth over boards with gilt spines and maroon spine labels. Most of the offprints and monographs are in printed wraps, and are Signed by Jelliffe on the front wrap or title page. Included are five volumes containing Jelliffe's works and translations bound in half-leather and marbled paper over boards. The five volumes bound in half-leather have detached boards and spine backs, about ten other volumes in cloth have split or partially split hinges with tears to the cloth spine backs, else overall most volumes are good or better with scattered scuffing and chipping to the board edges.This last remaining collection from Jelliffe's private library illuminates both his professional career in America and the origins and dramatic rise of psychoanalysis and psychosomatic medicine in Germany, the United States, and throughout the world before the Second World War.A list of selected offprints (most of which are inscribed to Jelliffe), along with letters and typescripts, is available. .

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        Hypnotism Or Psycho-Therapeutics

      Young J Pentland, 1890, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition. Robert William Felkin 1853-1926, medical missionary, explorer, a ceremonial magician, member of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, with an interest in ethno-medicine and tropical diseases. This pages originally appeared in the Edinburgh Medical Journal. Book - in Good green boards with gilt lettering - some marking to the boards and slight bumping and some rubbing to the extreme corners and some wear to the extreme ends of the spine. Contents, browning to the pages, slight mark to the occasional page otherwise clean and tightly bound. A Scarce Book. Size: 8.75 inches tall by 5.5 inches. 84 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 201-750 grams. Category: Medicine & Health; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 8930.

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        La Défense Nationale dans le Nord de 1792 à 1802. Avec la collaboration de Jennepin, Terquem, Durieux, Quarré-Reybourbon.

      Lille LefebvreDucrocq 1890 - 2 forts volumes in-4, XV-674, 869 pp., nombreux tableaux, fac similés, portraits H.T., plans, Reliure demi chagrin rouge à coins époque, dos à nerfs orné de fleurons, têtes dorées.(coupes et coins un peu émoussés, quelques frottis). Exemplaire à grandes marges. Ouvrage rare, très documenté, incontournable sur les guerres révolutionnaires dans le Nord de la France, les pièces justiricatives abondent, fac similés, comptes rendus, ordres, compositions des armées, commandement des navires. Important index. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes, Tales & Jingles

      Frederick Warne & Co. 1890 - 1890. 558 pages. No dust jacket. Pictorial blue cloth hardback. Inscribed. Internal hinges cracked. Wear and tear to page edges. Some pages detached and loosely inserted. May be missing pages Significant use marking, foxing and tanning present. Text remains clear and legible throughout on yellowed pages. Illustrated. Binding has weakened due to hinge cracking. Heavy scuffing, edge wear and soiling present. Water stained. Heavy splitting and creasing to spine. Bumped corners. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sawahs.

      ca. 1890. Original photograph, albumen print, 19,2 x 24,6 cm. KEYWORDS:indonesia/java/photo

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        Rückenakt eines jungen Mädchens.

      Um 1890. - 22x17 cm. Abzug der Zeit. Vintage. Montiert auf Karton Rückenakt eines jungen Mädchens, sich nach vorne auf eine Amphore stützend. Schwach gedunkelt und berieben. 2 kleine Löcher ober links. Rechts unten leichter Braunfleck. Trägerkarton mit Randläsuren und kl. handschriftl. Randvermerken. [Ref.:Parallels and Contrasts. Stephen White Collection. University of New Mexico Press, 1990. P. 121, Pic. 109.] [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Il diritto civile italiano secondo la dottrina e la giurisprudenza.

      Napoli e Torino, Eugenio e Riccardo Marghieri e UTE, 1890/1922, opera suddivisa per argomenti in quattordici parti per complessivi quarantatre volumi (che raccolgono ventisette titoli monografici diversi, rilegati in uno o pi? volumi) in-8vo rilegati in mezza pelle coeva con titoli e fregi dorati ai dorsi, oltre 20.000 pagine complessive. Parte prima: FIORE Pasquale - Delle disposizioni generali sulla pubblicazione, applicazione ed interpretazione delle leggi. Parte seconda: FIORE Pasquale - Dello stato e della condizione giuridica delle persone secondo la legge civile. I. Diritti civili - Cittadinanza - Condizione dello straniero - Del matrimonio.FIORE Pasquale - Del domicilio e della residenza. Dell?assenza dell?influenza delle condanne penali sulla capacit? civile.DUSI B. - Della filiazione.PIOLA Giuseppe - Delle persone incapaci.PIOLA Giuseppe - Degli atti dello stato civile.FERRARA Francesco - Teoria delle persone giuridiche. Parte terza: LOMONACO Giovanni - Della distinzione dei beni e del possesso. Parte quarta: BRUGI Biagio - Della propriet?.PIOLA-CASELLI Eduardo - Del diritto di autore secondo la legge italiana comparata con la leggi straniere.RAMPONI Lamberto - Della comunione di propriet? o compropriet?. Parte quinta: VENEZIAN Giacomo - Dell?usofrutto. Dell?uso e dell?abitazione.FERRINI G. & PULVIRENTI G. - Delle servit? prediali.FERRINI G. - PULVIRENTI G. - BUTERA A. - Delle servit? stabilite per fatto dall?uomo. Parte sesta: SIMONCELLI Vincenzo - Della enfiteusi. Parte settima: BIANCHI Emilio - Dei privilegi e delle cause di prelazione del credito in generale. Parte ottava: BIANCHI Emilio - Delle ipoteche. Parte nona: VITALI Vittore - Delle successioni legittime e testamentarie. Parte decima: LOMONACO Giovanni - Delle obbligazioni e dei contratti in genere. Parte undicesima: VITALI Vittore - Delle donazioni. Parte dodicesima: BIANCHI Emilio - Del contratto di matrimonio.CUTURI Torquato - Della vendita della cessione e della permuta.ABELLO Luigi - Della locazione.BATTISTA Michele - Del contratto di societ? e del mandato.MIRABELLI Giuseppe - Contratti speciali. Comodato. Mutuo. Costituzione di rendita. Contratto vitalizio. Deposito e sequestro. Pegno. Anticresi. Fideiussione. Giuoco e scommessa. Transazione. Secondo le leggi italiane. Parte tredicesima: COVIELLO Nicola - Della trascrizione. Parte quattordicesima: MIRABELLI Giuseppe - Della prescrizione secondo le leggi italiane.

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        A copy of the inscription on the Nestorian Monument.

      [China Folio extra (231.2 cm x 95.3 cm; 91" x 37.5"). [1] f.. ca. 1890?] The Nestorian Stele (also known as the Nestorian Stone, Nestorian Monument, or Nestorian Tablet) is a Tang Chinese stele erected in 781 that documents 150 years of early Christianity in China. It is a 279 cm tall limestone block with text in both Chinese and Syriac describing the existence of Christian communities in several cities in northern China, revealing that the initial Nestorian Christian church had met recognition by the Tang Emperor Taizong, due to efforts of the Christian missionary Alopen in 635. Buried in 845, probably during religious suppression, the stele was not rediscovered until 1625. Here the inscription is copied on mulberry paper, with slight modification of the arrangement of words at the very top, probably to allow everything to fit on the allotted paper. Overall very good with some small fold tears. A most impressive item.

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        [COMMERCIAL PROMOTIONAL ALBUM CONTAINING ADVERTISEMENTS AND NUMEROUS BEAUTIFUL CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS OF SPORTING SCENES, WOMEN'S DRESS, ORNITHOLOGICAL SCENES, AND MORE]

      New Haven: George S. Lester, 1890. Large folio. Original brown cloth stamped in black and gilt, rebacked, with original cloth laid down. Minor edge wear. Light thumb-soiling and occasional very minor foxing. Very good. An attractive collection of advertisements and chromolithographs from the late 19th century, the advertisements mostly related to Connecticut or Boston companies. The ads are mostly single-company, full-page ads, with a few featuring more than one company per page. Carriage makers, organ and piano manufacturers, chain makers, lithographers, and more are among the advertisers, with locations ranging from Boston to Bridgeport, New Haven, Middletown, Meriden, and other cities in Connecticut. The chromolithographs, which are most likely printed in Europe based on the style of the subjects and the printing, feature men in military dress, women in fine clothing, various sporting scenes, a few ornithological views, some rural scenes featuring children, and more. A bookplate from the New Haven publisher, George S. Lester, affixed to the front pastedown indicates the book was the property of a hotel "is presented for the guests of the house, and should not be removed from this room." "At different times book publishing has been very active.... George S. Lester and William Gay have also done much to make New Haven a center of book publishing" - Rockey. A handsomely-produced commercial promotional book, with gorgeous chromolithographed scenes. J.L. Rockey, ed., HISTORY OF NEW HAVEN COUNTY, CONNECTICUT (New York: W.W. Preston & Co., 1892), p.

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        Comment Discerner les Styles du VIIe au XIXe Siecle Etudes Pratiques sur les Formes et les Decors Propres a en Determiner les Caracteres.

      Paris: Edouard Rouveyer 1890 - RUDOLPH VALENTINO'S COPY. 1 vol., 11-1/4" x 8", limited to 50 numbered copies on Japan this being copy #23, with 900 illustrations engraved by J. Mauge. Bound in full olive green morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spine, covers ruled and paneled with an arabesque design, gilt dentelles, top edge gilt, others uncut, by Tallibart, hinges fine, head and foot of spine fine, spine uniformly sunned, with the personal bookplate of Rudolph Valentino designed by William Cameron Menzies on the front pastedown, overall VERY GOOD. There were 349 lots of books, mostly single volumes, sold at the sale of Valentino's estate. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mémoires de Madame De Staal - de Launay. Avec une Préface par Mme la Baronne Double et quarante et une eaux - fortes par Ad. Lalauze

      Librairie des Bibliophiles, Jouaust 1890 Deux volumes petit in - 8 (179 x 132 mm), demi - maroquin vert, coins, dos à cinq nerfs orné de caissons, tête dorée, non rogné, couvertures et dos conservés (reliure signée Pagnant). Illustré d'un portrait de l'auteur, 8 figures hors texte et 32 figures dans le texte, dessinés et gravés à l'eau - forte par Adolphe Lalauze. Tirage à 245 exemplaires numérotés ; un des 10 sur Japon avec une double épreuve du portrait et des 8 hors - texte avant la lettre (N°12). (dos et coins passés, quelques frottements, rousseurs sur la couverture). // Two small octavo volumes (179 x 132 mm), green three - quarter morocco, spine tooled with gilt boxes raised on five bands, top edge gilt, uncut, soft cover and spine preserved (binding signed Pagnant). Illustrated with a portrait of the author, 8 plates and 32 vignettes in the text, drawn and etched by Adolphe Lalauze. Limited printing of 245 numbered copies ; one of the 10 on Japan paper with a double set of the portrait and the 8 plates before the lettering (Nr 12). (spine and corners faded, some rubbings, soft cover darkened).

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        Sammelband mit 10 Streichquintetten verschiedener Komponisten 5 Bände mit den jweiligen Stimmen ( Noten ) für: Violine 1 - Violine 2 - Viola 1 ( Clarinette ) - Celo1 - Viola 2 + Cello II ( Bass ):

      Simrock; Andre; Kistner; Röder; Bote & Bock;, Berlin, Offenbach, Leipzig - ( Nur teils mit Erscheinungsjahren um 1890 herum ) Der Sammelband mit den beiliegenden Stimmbänden enhält: Brahms: Zweites Quintett (G-dur ) für zwei Violinen, zwei Bratschen und Violoncell, Opus 111 ( Partitur - Stimme ), Simrock, Berlin, 1891 mit lithographiertem Titelblatt un 11 gestochenen Notenseiten / Brahms: Quintett für Clarinette ( oder Bratsche ), 2 Violinen, Bratsche und Violoncell ( Opus 115 ): Stimmen. (Simrock, Berlin 1892 ) mit lithographiertem Titelblatt und 11 gestochenen Notenseiten / Anton Dvorak: Quintett, Es-Dur ( Opus 97 ) ohne Titelblatt mit 12 Notenseiten / Mozart, W.A.: Quintett für Clarinette, 2 Violinen, Viola und Violoncell ( Opus 108 ), Andre, Offenbar mit lithographiertem Titelblatt und 9 gestochenen Seiten / Joseph Haydn: Quintetto concertant pour deux Violons, deux Altos et Violoncelle, dedie a Mr. Pupp, compose par Joseph Haydn, Opus 88 ( Andre, Offenbach ) mit lithographiertem Titelblatt und 7 Notenseiten / Franz Ries: Quintett C-MOll für zwei Violinen, zwei Bratschen und Violoncell ( Opus 28 ), Kistner, Leipzig. Mit dem gedruckten Widmungsvermerk *Seiner Majestät Albert, König von Sachsen in tiefster Ehrfurcht zugeeignet*. Mit lithographiertem Titelblatt und 15 gestochenen Notenseiten / F. Otto Dessoff: Quintett für zwei Violinen, Bratsche ( Opus 10 ), Kistner, Leipzig mit lithographiertem Titelblatt und 10 Notenseiten / Alexandre Glazounow: Quintuor ( Opus 39 ) - ohne Titelblatt - Röder, Leipzig: Mit 15 Notenseiten / Wilhelm Berger: Quintett ( Opus 75 ), Bote & Bock, Berlin, 1899 - ohne Titelblatt - mit 19 Notenseiten / Anton Dvorak: Quintett ( Opus 77 ), Röder, Leipzig - ohne Titelblatt - mit 11 Notenseiten. Die jeweiligen Stimmen Violine 2 - Viola 1 - Viola 2 + Cello 2, Bass sowie Cello 1 mit ähnlichen Seitenzahlen. Jeweils in Halbleinenbänden der Zeit mit marmorierten Buchdeckeln, Groß4° ( 33,5 x 27,5 cm ). Die Einbände jeweils mit handgeschriebenem Titelschildchen auf dem Vorderdeckel sowie auf dem schmalen Einbandrücken. Einbände berieben, etwas fleckig, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen. Innen auf Innendeckel vorn jeweils mit schönem alten Exlibris *Philipp Reichard* sowie jeweils handgeschriebenem Inhaltsverzeichnis auf dem Vorsatzblatt. Titelblätter teils mit altem Besitzstempel, Titelblätter von alter Hand mit Buntstift nach 1-10 durchnummeriert, wenige Seiten mit Marginalien von alter Hand ( teils in Buntstift ), einige Seiten etwas fleckig oder stockfleckig, wenige Seiten angeknickt. Zusammen 5 Bände. ( Gesamtgewicht ca. 6000 Gramm ) ( Lagerort Richey ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

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        The Women of Turkey

      London: David Nutt,, 1890-1. And Their Folklore. With an ethnographical map and introductory chapters on the ethnography of Turkey; and folk-conceptions of nature, by John S. Stuart-Glennie. [Volume 1:] Christian Women. [Volume 2:] Jewish and Moslem Women. 2 volumes, octavo. Original blue cloth, spines lettered in gilt, single (vol. 1) and double (vol. 2) frame to boards in blind, front boards with winged swastika and sun vignettes gilt, black (vol. 1) and brown (vol. 2) coated endpapers, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Folding ethnographic colour map. Vol. 1 with publisher's presentation ink-stamp to half-title, vol. 2 with bookplate of Edward and Ruby Thalmann to front pastedown and rear pastedown with later bookseller's ticket and library label. Extremities bumped and worn, a few nicks to spine-ends, covers lightly rubbed and marked; vol. 1 spine sunned with a few faint dents to rear board, vol. 2 half-title tanned. A very good copy. First edition, uncommon in the original cloth. "Lucy Garnett travelled extensively in the Balkans and Middle East, recording the customs of the people among whom she lived. In Smyrna, and later in Salonica, she learned Greek and Turkish; her familiarity with demotic Greek led to a collaboration with the folklorist John Stuart Stuart-Glennie Â… Her most important achievement was the documentation and comparative study of Balkan folk literature, which is still valuable when detached from the dubious theories of 'scientific' folklore with which Stuart-Glennie tended to preface and gloss her work. She was particularly interested in the lives and status of women, and took advantage of her access to the women's quarters of remote Christian and Muslim communities to supplement the accounts of earlier travellers for whom, as she noted, 'the female sex may be said not to have existed Â… at all' (The Women of Turkey, 1, 1890, lxxvii)" (ODNB).

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