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        [Album Amicorum], from her first concert tour of South America, 1875-77

      filled with autograph tributes(many of several pages), poem (some incorporating drawings) , and letters including those from important authors and educators of South America. This album reflects her first major concert tour through Argentina, Uruguay, Panama, Peru, Mexico, Chile, and Cuba, and also Charleston, South Carolina; Saratoga, New York; and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A few European entries are contained as well. This album will be especially useful for those who wish to know more about the South American travels of this child prodigy (who was barely a teenager) and about her reception among the cultural elite. Oblong quarto (13 x 11”; 330 x 280mm). Bound in rose-colored moire silk, embroidered with flowers. In the center is an oval bearing the embroidered name “Esmeralda.” Brown morocco spine (probably later); doublures in gold silk, ruled in gold. Manuscript table of contents at end. Manuscript album on 146 numbered pages (29 are unused) consisting of 79 letters, drawings, and tributes, some multi-page. Very good condition, with some paper cracks at gutter margin. The album was assembled with help, perhaps from her mother (d. 1890) who accompanied her on her early trips. Spanish harp prodigy and later feminist educator, Clotilde CerdÅ• i Bosch was the daughter of Barcelona city planner and engineer Ildefons CerdÅ• i Sunyer (1815-1876)* and the painter Clotilde Bosch. Gifted in the arts from her earliest years, she was sent to Rome to study painting with Mariano Fortuny. Soon, however, it became apparent that music was her gift. At the age of 13 in 1873, she debuted at the Imperial Court Theatre in Vienna with her first harp concert. The stage name Esmeralda Cervantes was created to differentiate Clotilde from her artist mother. Anecdotes have that her name was suggested by Victor Hugo, after the gypsy hero Esmeralda of Notre-Dame de Paris (Clotilde was friends with Hugo, and also composers Franz Liszt and Richard Wagner); other stories hold that the Isabella II, Queen of Spain, suggested the name. According to a long biography in the Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia, Cervantes was politically active, especially in her effort to provide training for urban, educated women who had no marketable skills and, as a result, could not earn a living (May 31, 1964, p. 47). From 1880 to 1881, she attempted to create an educational center specifically for women with the aim of providing education in scientific, creative, and industrial arts. When she returned to Barcelona in 1885, she founded (with Dolors Aleu i Riera) the Academia para la Ilustración de la Mujer, a female high school devoted to the industrial application of sculpture and painting. It was intended to provide training for professional women who could then be hired within industry. In 1887, Cervantes directed the publications El Ángel del Hogar [The Angel in the House] and La Estrella Polar [The Polar Star], both journals about women urbanites. In 1893, at La Exposición Universal de Chicago, she was both soloist and speaker on the cultural situation of Turkish women (she had gone to Turkey to teach the harp to the women in the sultan’s harem). In 1895, she founded the Music Conservatory of Rio de Janeiro and the School of Arpa, with the help of Lea Bach, another Catalan harpist. Esmeralda Cervantes made repeated trips during her life to South America. As a result of her popularity, honors were heaped on her: “Honorary citizen of the Uruguayan republic, decorated with many crosses and medals. Honorary professor of the conservatory of Barcelona, honorary President of the ‘Liceo Esmeralda’ of Spain, of the choral societies enterpe of Montevideo and Esmeralda, Buenos Ayres, of the lyric society La Palma of the hospital oriental, and of the benevolent society of Buenos Ayres. . . She was honorary member of the philharmonic society of Brazil and La Lyra of Montevideo, of the literary and union clubs of Lima, of the benevolent societies Damas de Beneflcencia, Sociedad de Caridad, hospital Espanol and Sociedad de 3 Miseriecordia, of Buenos Ayres . . .” and many others (Daily Saratogian, July 20, 1876, p. 3). This elaborate album has meticulously collected a host of tributes (in many cases long poems that were written by those who witnessed her performances). Interestingly, the writers were often important educators, politicians, and authors of South America, as well as Spanish-speaking authors of the United States, whom she met during her trip. The album, therefore, is an important record of the intelligentsia who gathered to watch Cervantes’ performances during her travels. Among the longer or more elaborate entries are those from the following: Alfonso, Luis (1845-1892). Author: Noticia del Certamen Universal de Filadelfia en 1876 (Madrid: Peroj, 1878) (p. 68); Bernat, Pedro A. Author: Ensayos Poéticos (Montevideo: La EspaÅ„a, 1890), Los Futuros Ciudadanos (Montevideo: Bernat, 1876) (p. 35); Castro y Martinez, Manuel. Drawing of ornate harp (Cienfuegos, Cuba, 1877; p. 76); Fernández y González, Manuel (1821-1888). Spanish novelist and brother of philosopher Francisco Fernández y González. (Madrid, 1878; p. 108); Giralt y Alemany, Pedro (1851-1924). Spanish-Cuban author: El Amor y la Prostitucion Replica a un Libro del Dr. Céspedes (Habana: Ruiz y Hermano, 1889), Historia Contemporanea de la Isla de Cuba (Havana: Avisador Comercial, 1896). (Cuba, 1877; p. 93); Knudsen, Augusto. Engineer and author: “El Instituto de Ingenieros de Chile: Lo que es y lo que debiera ser,” Anales del Instituto de Ingenieros de Chile 14, no. 7 (1914): 225-231. (Valparaiso, Chile, 1876; pp. 52-3); Lanzarat?, Joze. President, La sociedad de beneficencia servicio-dramatica de aficioniado de Manzanillo. (Manzanillo, Cuba, 1877; pp. 73-4); Llosa de Carbonera, Mercedes Cabello (1845-1909). A Peruvian writer and feminist influenced by the current of positivism and naturalism, she was the initiator of literary realism in Peruvian novels. She wrote six novels of social content and critical intent; the most successful of these were Blanca Sol (1888), Las consecuencias (1890), and El conspirador (1892). She also wrote numerous articles and essays on literary and social topics which were published in Peruvian newspapers. She specially advocated the emancipation of women and was one of the first Peruvian feminists. (N.p., 1876; p. 53); López Montenegro, José. Journalist and union leader who belonged to the body of military administration and participated in the revolution of 1868. In 1869, he directed The Republican Zaragoza and was influenced by anarchism, so he was expelled from the army and imprisoned for refusing to swear allegiance the new king, Amadeo. In May of 1871, he left prison and founded the Fraternity casino workers and participated in its congress in Zaragoza in 1872. He returned to Spain in 1881 and settled in Sabadell and Sallent, where he worked as a teacher and directed the newspaper Los Disinherited (1884-1886). He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge and the Hijos del Trabajo with Anselmo Lorenzo, and spread the ideas of the French revolutionary syndicalism. (pp. 105-7); Massot, Adolfo. Argentinean writer and educator. Wrote Bosquejo de la vida pública y masónica del doctor Manuel H. Langenheim, ex presidente de la Suprema Corte de Justicia de la Provincia de Buenos Aires . . . (La Plata: Escuela de Artes y Oficios, 1892). (Buenos Aires, 1875; Paris, 1878; pp. 17-20); Pelle, Adolf (Adolphe Pelleport). Secretary to Victor Hugo. Invitation to Une Soiree Victor Hugo (Paris, 1874; pp. 43-6); Salazar del Valle, Don Ricardo. Double-page drawings (Saratoga, New York, 1876; pp. 71-2). *Her father was engineer - planner and author ldefons “Pia” CerdÅ•, of Barcelona. He was an civil engineer, town planner, architect, jurist, economist, politician, militiaman. He was one of the first modern town planners. References: “La hija de Cerdá. Otra Barcelonesa Universal: Esmeralda Cervantes” [Another Universal Barcelona Lady: Esmeralda Cervantes]. La Vanguardia EspaÅ„ola (May 31, 1964). 47/32680174/pdf.html?search=esmeralda%20cervantes. Jenkins Wood, Jennifer. Spanish Women Travelers at Home and Abroad, 1850-1920: From Tierra del Fuego to the Land of the Midnight Sun. Bucknell University Press, 2013, p.114.

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        Whitman signs and addresses an envelope to himself - it was mailed and received by him on May 16, 1890 - perhaps it was about a poem he had sent to "Century" magazine


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      England 1890 - This is an interesting collection of Twenty original possibly late 19th or early 20th century watercolours , and additionally a few pencilled sketches, some if not all, are depicting scenes illustrating famous 19th Century Murder Cases, the pictures include one of Jack the Ripper handing over money to a Prostitute on a gas lit street corner, among the posters on the wall behind the lady is one advertising Neill Cream Undertakers "Funerals at Short Notice, inexpensive and efficient" Neill Cream also known as the Lambeth Poisoner was thought to have confessed that he was Jack the Ripper just before his hanging at Newgate prison also paintings of The Reverend George Dyson and scenes from the Pimlico Mystery or also known as Adelaide Bartlett and the Pimlico Poisoning Mystery, also a painting of William Probert's Supper party from The Radlett murder, also known as the Elstree murder, this was a murder in Radlett, Hertfordshire, England, in 1823. The victim, William Weare, was killed in Radlett and the body disposed of in a pond in Elstree. there is an unidentified scene of a man smoking a pipe looking out of a window while Police Officers are digging in the garden, presumably looking for a buried body another scene depicts a woman disposing of a body in a vat with a saw and axe visible at the base of the picture and human bones visible in a bucket another of a man in handcuffs being arrested by a police officer with a woman on her knees another of a bloody scene in a railway carriage on the London, Brighton South Coast Railway, probably depicting the Murder of Thomas Briggs by Franz Muller in 1881, the first Murder on a British train another depicting a Father Tyrell in the arms of a lady, the blurb reads he was killed in the !!! ( I cannot make out the last word) another scene depicting a man reading a letter in response to an advert in "Matrimonial News" signed Devereux, this could be Jeannie Devereux and the famous Victorian Fraudster Austin Bidwell case in the 1870s an unidentified scene showing a man with a pipe stood in night clothes looking at a woman on the other side of the bed while the woman in the bed looks to be dead another of two gentlemen on a street, one in a brown suit with cane and cigar, the caption reads "I have a feeling you won't live very long" probably a prelude to another murder another unidentified scene of a man digging a hole in an allotment with a woman sitting with her head in her hands, possibly to bury a murder victim another showing a man pouring some liquid into a gas light in a pub, "Murder by Gaslight" ? another of two men sat having tea, one man offering some foodstuff (possibly poisoned) !! further research could possibly identify some of the other Murder cases pictured None of the pieces are signed, but are obviously by a very competent artist, nor are they dated, but the style indicates they might be late Victorian possibly from the 1890s, though they could be later, originally bound in an album with painted covers (pictured) the album covers feature two original hand painted scenes of a sinister nature, with the word "Murder" appearing in the vapours of the liquid, possibly chloroform on the front cover with the victim looking lifeless in bed, there is a possibility the art could have been created to illustrate a book of true Murder stories the pictures show obvious evidence that they were once glued in the album, the album pages are no longer present, just the covers with the torn cloth spine a small tear with no loss to two pictures and edge creasing else all are pictured so condition can be seen the album cover measures 11 inches by 9 inches approx. the average size of the paintings is 9 inches by 7 inches and 7.5 inches by 6 inches approx., the pencilled sketches are a little smaller A VERY INTERESTING AND UNUSUAL COLLECTION OF ORIGINAL ARTWORK ILLUSTRATING SOME OF THE MOST FAMOUS MURDER CASES IN VICTORIAN ENGLAND [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bibliographie gastronomique

      - Paris, chez Rouquette et fils éditeur, 1890. Fort volume in/4 reliure demi-chagrin brun, dos à nerfs à titre doré, quelques illustrations in-texte, 18 p., 971 p. Edition original. Première bibliographie sur le sujet, le Vicaire est l’instrument de travail indispensable pour tous les amateurs de livre de gastronomie. Il décrit plus de 2500 ouvrages avec collation du XVème au XIXème siècle.

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        Artist James McNeill Whistler had publically accused author Oscar Wilde of plagiarism - Wilde then publically attacked Whistler as an ill bred and ignorant incompetent mediocrity - Whistler writes a note referring to Wilde's attack, and illustrates his signature with a butterfly


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        Le bégaiement, une psychose : Manuscrit d'une traduction originale en française, jamais éditée de l'ouvrage de Rudolf Denhardt Das stottern. Eine psychose. (Leipzig:, Verlag von Ernst Keil's Nachfolger, 1890) MANUSCRIT

      Leipzig, E. Keil's nachfolger 1890 - Grand in-4° relié demi-basane verte XIX° siècle, 440 pages circa de travaux de Dehnhardt sur la psychose dans le bégaiement, mais aussi d'autres publications éparses dans des publications de l'époque. Les travaux de Denhardt influencèrent Kurt Goldstein sur les aphasies. 440 pages manuscrites. Nous n avons pas pu identifier le traducteur de ces travaux, ils ne furent jamais publiés. Rudolf Emil Denhardt (* 24. März 1845 in Burgsteinfurt; ¿ 24. Juli 1908 in Eisenach) war ein deutscher Arzt und Begründer einer psychotherapeutischen Behandlungsmethode des Stotterns. Denhardt war der Sohn des Druckereibesitzers und Verlegers Emil Denhardt. Er heiratete 1889 Helene Prigge, mit der er zwei Kinder hatte. Seine medizinische Ausbildung erhielt er in den Bereichen Psychotherapie und Neurologie. Am 22. Februar 1896 wurde Denhardt per Erlass von Großherzog Carl Alexander zum Ehrenprofessor ernannt. Denhardt befasste sich als unmittelbar Betroffener mit dem Stottern, denn sowohl sein Vater als auch seine beiden Brüder waren Stotterer. In seinem 1890 erschienenen Buch ¿Das Stottern. Eine Psychose.¿ beschreibt er in Erinnerung an seine Schulzeit die Schule als ¿. den Tummelplatz für das Auftreten des Stotterns in seinen schwersten Formen¿, denn ¿so mancherlei vereinigt sich da, um den Boden für eine recht üppige Verbreitung des Übels zu bereiten .¿ So gründete er 1876 in seiner Heimatstadt Burgsteinfurt eine Stotterheilanstalt. In einem 1878 in der Zeitschrift Die Gartenlaube erschienenen Aufsatz ¿Das Wesen des Stotterns¿ schreibt er, dass er bereits 870 Patienten aus dem Ausland behandelt habe, so unter anderem aus Russland und Schweden und sogar aus Indien und Australien.[1] Aufgrund dieses Zuspruchs erfolgte zunächst die Verlegung der Heilanstalt nach Eisenach und um 1900 ihre wesentliche Erweiterung. Nach seinem Tod 1908 wurde die Anstalt zunächst von seiner Witwe und seinem Sohn Emil Denhardt weitergeführt, bis sie 1923 an seinen Schwiegersohn H.-J. Knittel übertragen wurde. 1954 wurde die Heilanstalt geschlossen. Denhardt war einer der Ersten, der die Ursache des Stotterns nicht ausschließlich im physiogenen Bereich suchte.[2] Er hielt das Stottern für eine nicht durch reale Verhältnisse, sondern durch Einbildung bedingte psychotische Hemmung der Sprache. Es habe seine Ursache in einem Mangel an Selbstvertrauen und in Zweifeln, die sich im Geiste des Sprechers erheben. So würde das direkte Ansehen des Gesprächspartners das Stottern verstärken. Der von Denhardt verfolgte Therapieansatz basiert auf der Fragestellung, warum beim Singen nicht gestottert wird. Aus der Beobachtung der physiologischen Unterschiede beim Singen und Sprechen entwickelte Denhardt ein Konzept, das er ausschließlich in der von ihm gegründeten Heilanstalt anwendete. Zu den streng geheim gehaltenen Therapiemethoden zählten Übungen, bei denen ein Holzstäbchen wie eine Zigarre im Mund gehalten wurde, um der Atemluft beim Ausatmen freien Abzug zu gewähren oder eine kleine Leinwandrolle unter der Zunge. Weitere therapeutische Maßnahmen waren das tiefe Einatmen vor jedem Satz und das verlangsamte Sprechen während des Ausatmens, Betonung der Vokale, Dehnung der ersten Silbe eines Satzes und die Zwerchfellatmung. Das Stottern. Eine Psychose. (Leipzig 1890) - - Zur Pathogenese des Stotterns (1891 in Deutsche Medizinalzeitung) - - Ein offenes Wort in Sachen ¿Emil Denhardt senior gegen Albert Gutzmann, Taubstummenlehrer, und Dr. med. Hermann Gutzmann in Berlin¿ (Berlin 1892) - - Wahrheit und Verleumdung in der Stotterheilkunde. (Berlin 1893) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Christmas Carol. A Facsimile Reproduction of the Author's Original MS. With an Introduction By F. G. Kitton

      New York: Brentano's, 1890. Hard Cover. Signed, Limited edition, #139 of 250 copies, signed by the publisher, Brentano's. Quarto, no pagination; a facsimile reproduction of the author's original manuscript, with an introduction by F. G. Kitton; bound in tan and brown paper covered boards, lettered in gilt. Some paper loss at spine and fore-corners worn; internally clean and bright. Inner hinges cracked, but holding. Two bookplates.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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        A Thousand Miles on an Elephant in the Shan States. London & Edinburgh, W. Blackwood, 1890.

      1890 1890 - Pp. xxxvi, 484, adv. 24. With 8 folding maps and numerous illustrations in the text. Original decorative pictorial cloth stamped in black and gilt. Corner slightly rubbed. Bookplate (library). With old inscription on half title. First edition.In 1876 Haller travelled by elephant across the Shan states (Eastern Burma) and Siam primarily to investigate the possibility of building a railway linking the countries with British India. It's a comprehensive narrative with information about the people, topography, trade and customs, etc. and supplemented with interesting illustrations. The eight maps show the route by different regions, with indication of a proposed railway. A wonderful copy. Cordier BI 629. Herbert (World Bibl. Series; Burma) no. 48. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kultur und Industrie sudamerikanischer Volker. Nach den im Besitze des Museums fur Volkerkunde zu Leipzig befindlichen Sammlungen von A. Stubel, W. Reiss und B. Koppel. Zweiter Band, Neue Zeit

      Berlin: A. Asher & Co, 1890. Original. Hardcover. Good- (Ex-lib. with bookplate on reverse of front cover and small, blue stamps on face (lower right) of each plate. Preliminary text pages all torn horizontally about 2" into margin at same spot, near upper edge (not affecting any text); some text pages and plates VG; some fair; many plates are brittle (type of card used) with some bits chipped away at edges (not affecting text/images). Right side closure feature to covers is missing entirely.. Elephant folio. 3/4 leather with gilt lining; tan boards with black lettering. NO SPINE. No title/publication page(s). 10 pp. text; 27 individual/loose card plates, some color, some in bw; each preceded by an annotation page/s. Followed by iv pages of plate listings/index. Text in German. Lovely plates of South American folk items from the Museum for Folk Art in Leipzig. Included are works from Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Brasil, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Argentina. Textiles, terracotta, weapons, and much more. Beautiful plates, suitable for framing. An excellent set for research and/or reference too.

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        In Darkest Africa

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, 1890. Leather_bound. Two volumes, Quarto, First Large Paper Issue. In the Darkest Africa or the Quest, Rescue, and Retreat by Henry M. Stanley. Illustrations with one hundred and seventy woodcut and colored foldout maps, portrait frontispiece. Bound in three quarter tan morocco, cloth boards, spine floral gilt motif, raised bands, gilt title, all edges marbled with endpapers. (light spotting to few pages). Fair.

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        Stephansdom in Wien. Nordturm.

       [ca. 1890]. Orig.-Aquarell. 77 x 50 cm. Ger.Thieme-B. XII, 292; Fuchs, Erg.-Bd. I, 194; ÖBL IV, 113 - Eh. signiert \"F. Kopallik\". Kopallik arbeitete viel für den kaiserlichen Hof, die Stadt Wien, den Fürsten v. Liechtenstein, den König v. Bulgarien. Er war ab 1890 Mitglied der Wiener Künstlergenossenschaft, nam 1900 teil an der Pariser Weltausstellung und erhielt 1906 die Goldene Medaille auf der Internationalen Ausstellung in Mailand. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Kunst, Künstlergraphik

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        How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1890. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Cloth-backed illustrated paper over boards, gilt-stamped lettering on spine; with frontispiece and 42 illustrations. With laid-in letter, handwritten and signed by Riis. Scuffed at spine tips and along edges of boards; a few light water-spots and some soiling on upper board. Appropriately worn. A ground-breaking work for the social reformer and journalist, this volume is not just important for its subject matter, but also for its presentation of that subject. Riis was an early experimenter with flash photography, which allowed him to capture the dark alleys and hidden rooms of New York City's most desperate slums. By rendering Riis's photographs as line drawings, "How the Other Half Lives" represents the first extenisve use of photographic reproduction for a book. Riis became one of the most important political figures in America -- a model of the Danish immigrant made good, with personal access to Theodore Roosevelt and the middle classes and upper eschelons on New York City. A complex character, his concerns about poverty stemmed less from romantic philanthropism, and more from his pragmatic opinions on the importance of environment, that "squalid homes make squalid people."

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        Guide to the Scholarship Examination

      George Gill and Sons, 1890. Hardcover. Used; Acceptable. Hardcover; English language; No jacket; a fair reading copy; boards bumped with rubbing and wear; spine cover discoloured; some staining and age darkening; pages are clean and binding tight. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

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        The Works of Shakespeare. Including Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Tempest, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Macbeth, King Lear, Antony and Cleopatra , The Merchant of Venice, etc. Illustrated by Sir John Gilbert, George Cruikshank, and R. Dudley.

      London: William Mackenzie, n.d. (c. 1890)., 1890. The Library Shakespeare in 3 volumes; 4to (315 x 250mm). Contemporary red half morocco with gilt titles and gilt to spines, red cloth boards, marbled end papers. Generously illustrated with in-text wood engravings and several full page chromolithographs. Each play has a sepia tinted pictorial title page. Binding slightly rubbed. A good, sound set. Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'.

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        Autograph letter signed "P Mascagni" to an unidentified impresario in Vienna, addressed "Mio Caro."

      Mascagni, distinguished as both a composer and conductor, is perhaps best-known for his opera Cavalleria rusticana, which "was enormously successful from its first performance at the Costanzi in Rome in 1890. From then on Mascagni spent the rest of his long career treating a wide variety of subjects. His next opera, L'amico Fritz (1891), consolidated his success with Roman audiences, and revealed his lyrical vein. This fluent rustic comedy was successful particularly because melodic vitality - the outstanding merit of Cavalleria - was combined with a more elegant harmonic idiom." By the time this letter was written, Mascagni had also garnered considerable acclaim in Vienna, Paris, and London. Michele Girardi in Grove Music Online.. 2 pp. Quarto. Dated Rome, October 8, [1]908. In black ink. On stationery with "Corso Vitt. Eman. 154. Telefono Interprov. 458. Per telegrammi: Mascagni, Roma" printed in red at upper left. In Italian (with translation). Mascagni responds to a proposal to write a "true and authentic" operetta. He likes the idea, but would encounter difficulties "of the moral-artistic order," and especially with his publishers, Choudens and Sonzogno. As indicated by his use of "tu," Mascagni and his correspondent were on familiar terms. "But there is still a material difficulty, represented in my contracts with the publishers Sonzogno in Milan and Choudens in Paris, who will not want to adjust [their contracts] if they knew I worked for an impresario from Vienna before having delivered (as per contract) the operas that I must write for them... As you've seen I haven't spoken of monetary interests... but profits have never been a difficulty for the closing of my [business] deals." Slightly worn; creased at folds. Together with: A postcard photograph of 5 gentlemen on a street corner dated Paris 1911 on mount: Mascagni, the music publisher Edoardo Sonzogno, the writer Gabriele d'Annunzio and two unidentified others.

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        Lot de 25 vues photographiques stéréoscopiques de Savoie [ Charnaux Frères & Cie, à Genève - Série Savoie et Suisse ] Numéros 104 : Saint Gervais les Bains - 120 : Bel-Achat et le Mont-Blanc - 130 : Le Mont Buet Vue prise du Brevent - 131 : Le Mont Blanc vu du Plan de l'Aiguille - 140 : La mer de Glace vue prise de la Flégère - 141 : 144 : Le Mont Blanc vue prise de la Flégère - 152 : Cascade des Pélerins - 178 : Le Mont Blanc vue prise du Buet - 595 : Mer de Glace vue Prise de La Flégère - 596 : Flanpras et Aiguille verte - 600 : Le Mont Blanc vue prise du Brévent - 610 : Cascade de Barberine - 911 : L'Aiguille verte vue prise des Ouches - 915 : Cascade du Mont Blanc à la Mer de Glace - 916 : Argentière & le Mont Blanc - 1069 : L'Aiguille

      CHARNAUX Frères & Cie 1890 - 25 vues stéréos format 17,6 x 8,6 cm, tirage albuminés, Charnaux Frères & Cie, s.d. (circa 1890) Bon état pour ces belles photographies stéréo de Savoie. Prix du lot, non séparable. Langue: Français [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Sign of the Four in LippincottÕs Magazine, February, 1890

      - As contained in A Year of LippincottÕs: 1890, Volume I, January to June, 1890. PublisherÕs cloth; hinges started and light cloth wear; an excellent copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        Foto-Mappe mit 30 Albumin-Abzügen mit Motiven aus dem Alpenraum / Salzkammergut.: Unsere Alpenwanderung 1895.

      Würthle & Spinnhorn Salzburg Foto-Mappe mit 30 großformatigen Albumin-Abzügen des Photographie-Verlags Würthle & Spinnhorn in Salzburg um 1890. Deckeltitel der Mappe: *Unsere Alpenwanderung 1895*. Die Fotos meist im Format 18,3 x 26,5 cm, auf Kartonträger montiert ( Kartonmaß: 31,5 x 44,5 cm ). Vorhanden sind die Abzüge: Fraueninsel im Chiemsee - Salzburg vom Kapuzinerberg - Einfahrt am Königsee - Stiftskeller St. Peter - Königsee - St. Bartholomä mit dem Watzmann - Obersee - Berchtesgaden - Hallein mit dem Dürrnberg - Mühle beim Gollinger Wasserfall - Gollinger Wasserfall - Golling g.d. Tännengebirge - Salzach-Öfen bei Golling - Pass-Lueg - St. Johann im Pongau - Liechtenstein-Klammen ( No. 162 ) - Liechtenstein-Klammen ( No. 164 ) - Zell am See g.d. Kitzsteinhorn - Grossglockner von der Schmittenhöhe - Ferleiten - Pfandlscharte gegen Ferleiten - Glocknerhaus gegen die Pasterze - Heiligenblut - Wassertunnel bei Gossensass - Innsbruck vom Berg Isel - Zirl mit Ruine Fragenstein - Mittenwald - Partnach-Klamm - Partenkirchen gegen die Zugspitze - Garmisch gegen die Zugspitze. Die großformatigen Kartons am weißen Außenrand teils etwas stockfleckig, die montierten Foto-Abzüge meist sauber und von guter Erhaltung,w wenige der Abzüge ebenfalls etwas stockfleckig. Jeweils am Unterrand betitelt, nummeriert sowie mit Angabe des Verlags.Mit einer photographischen Beilage zusammen in einer gold- und blindgeprägten Oln-Mappe mit Deckelaufdruck *Unsere Alpenwanderung 1895* , Großfolio ( 32,5 x 46 cm ). Die Mappe etwas fleckig, Ecken und Kanten teils bestoßen, die Flügel der Mappe teils innen stärker fleckig. ( Gewicht ca. 3600 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Würthle & Spinnhorn, Salzburg, Foto, Albumin-Abzug, Salzkammergut, Chiemsee, Zugspitze, Zell am See, Königsee, Liechtenstein-Klammen, Heiligenblut, Garmisch, Mittenwald, Google

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      New York 1890, Harper. Green decorated cloth, 413p., 44 b.w.. illustrations, appendix, very good. See Perkins p.18 for. more details. FIRST EDITION, LIMITED 2000 COPIES. R A R E. With fourteen essays on the subject of Martinique Sketches, and another essay "Midsummer Trip to the Tropics." Each essay addresses a different aspect of his observations while travelling in the Lesser Antilles during the summer of 1887. The bewitching theme prevailed, and the summer visit was ex- tended to two years. Quite fascinating reading. 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 .

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        The Nursery Alice

      London: Macmillan and Co.,, 1890 [1896]. Tall octavo. Original white cloth-backed white pictorial boards designed by E. Gertrude Thomson, title to front cover red and black. Colour frontispiece with tissue-guard and 19 colour illustrations after John Tenniel. Minor wear to head of spine and tips, a little light toning to boards, occasional light spotting to contents. Second edition, second issue. As sales of the second edition and the People's Edition (the third issue of the first edition) were slow, Dodgson decided to re-issue the former, overprinted "Price One Shilling" with an ornamental bar over the earlier price.

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        Abbildungen vorzüglicher Pferde-Rassen. 6. Auflage.

      Stuttgart, Schickhardt & Ebner, ohne Jahr (um 1890). - Quer-4°. Mit lithogr. Titel und 34 farb. lithogr. Tafeln. 1 Bl. (Inhaltsverzeichnis). Letzte Ausgabe dieser Folge mit Darstellungen von Warm-, Kalt- und Vollblütern. - Vgl. Nissen ZBI 4277 (kennt nur 5 Auflagen). Huth 228. - Zu dem auf Pferdebildnisse spezialisierten Künstler vgl. Thieme/Becker XXXIV, 520. - Titel und Inhaltsverzeichnis im Rand gering faltig. Sieben Tafeln leicht gebräunt und mit kl. Reißlöchlein in den Ecken, davon wenige mit Läsuren bzw. eine Tafel mit vertikaler Falte im Rand. Weitgehend fleckenfrei. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1100 OLwd.-Mappe (Kanten gering berieben).

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        The Principles of Psychology, Two Volume Set 1890, 1st Printing

      New York, NY: Henry Holt and Co, 1890. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. L 8vo 7.75 - 9.75'' tall. "1st Printing. 2 Volumes complete. Has the original 'the seat of intellectual power' (Volume 1, page 10, lines 9 to 10) and 'object of some absent object of sensation' (Volume 2, page 101, line 20). Moderate general wear. Has bookplate. Slight fraying on bottom of spine. All pages are clean, proper and tight. 689 + 704 pages. William James (1842-1910) was an American philosopher and psychologist who was also trained as a physician. The first educator to offer a psychology course in the United States, James was one of the leading thinkers of the late nineteenth century and is believed by many to be one of the most influential philosophers the United States has ever produced, while others have labelled him the 'Father of American psychology'. Along with Charles Sanders Peirce and John Dewey, he is considered to be one of the major figures associated with the philosophical school known as pragmatism, and is also cited as one of the founders of functional psychology. . ISBN: B000LGMVCI. Catalogs: Psychology.

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        Keinen Schritt weiter!" originales weißgehöhtes Aquarell ca.30,5x43cm (Darstellung/image size) auf Mal-Karton (31x44cm) unten links signiert; um 1890

      - [Ränder mit kleineren Läsuren und verso mit Spuren ehemaliger Montierung.]

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        Hustak och kyrktorn i Genua.

      Akvarell. Signerad och daterad: "W. v. Gegerfelt / Genua 1890". 31,5 × 18 cm. Vacker akvarell med välbevarade färger. Proveniens: Beijers klassiska vårauktion, 25-27 april 1990 (katalog 40), nr 374 (utrop 20,000 kr.). Landskapsmålaren Wilhelm von Gegerfelt var mycket berest och gjorde studieresor till Tyskland, Frankrike, Holland och Italien. Han uppehöll sig flera år i Düsseldorf (1867-72) och hade därefter sin bas i Paris fram till 1885. Gegerfelt representerar jämte Alfred Wahlberg övergångsskedet mellan Karl XV-tidens akademiska och romantiska landskapsmåleri och den frambrytande friluftsrealismen hos opponentrörelsen på 1880-talet. Han hörde själv till friluftsmålarnas skara och arbetade sedan han återvänt till Sverige i en liten hästdragen ateljé på medar om vintrarna för att komma naturen riktigt in på livet. Han skickade även ritningarna till sin elev Prins Eugen, så att han kunde beställa en liknande åt sig själv. Gegerfelts italienska motiv hör till hans färgmässigt friskaste och är ofta från Venedig, som han besökte första gången 1880 med Carl Skånberg och Georg Pauli

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        The Works.

      London: Chapman and Hall,, [c.1890]. Library Edition. 30 volumes, octavo (190 x 122 mm). Contemporary dark red half morocco, raised bands, titles and decorations to compartments gilt, marbled sides, edges, and endpapers. Illustrated throughout by amongst others Robert Seymour, George Cruikshank, Hablot Knight Browne (Phiz), George Cattermole, John Leech. Spines slightly sunned, boards a touch rubbed, light wear to extremities, light spotting to prelims and endmatters. An excellent set. A handsomely bound set of the Library Edition of Dickens's collected works.

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      - LANG,ANDREW. THE RED FAIRY BOOK. London: Longmans Green 1890. 8vo (5 1/4 x 7 1/4"), red gilt pictorial cloth, all edges gilt, spine slightly dulled, scattered foxing, slight lean, overall tight and VG condition. 1st edition, 1st printing of the second fairy book. Illustrated by H.J. FORD with 100 illustrations - 4 black and white plates and numerous black and whites throughout the text. LAID IN IS A HUMOROUS NOTE FROM LANG READING: "WOULD THAT AMERICANS BOUGHT MY BOOKS HALF AS MUCH AS THEY REQUEST MY AUTOGRAPH! ANDREW LANG. This is a nice copy of arguably the rarest title in the series. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eight or Nine Wise Words about Letter-Writing.

      Oxford: Emberlin and Son,, 1890. Duodecimo (112 × 83 mm). Bound in near-contemporary green morocco, front cover lettered in gilt, rules to covers blindstamped, all edges gilt. Spine refurbished, a little rubbing to edge, some spotting to endleaves. An exceptional copy. Charles Dodgson's annotated proof copy of the second edition, featuring his corrections in manuscript. The title-page is inscribed by Dodgson in his customary violet ink, noting that the copy was corrected on "July 9, 1890. Please send fresh proof to no. 7 Lushington Road, Eastbourne." Dodgson's inked corrections throughout tend towards greater concision, though he inserted an extra rule in the chapter on "How to go on with a Letter": "Do not fasten up the envelope till post-time is close at hand. Otherwise, you will have to tear it open again, to insert something you had forgotten to say." The witty work is filled with practical and humorous advice, such as, "don't fill more than a page and a half with apologies for not having written sooner!" Dodgson also warns against the dangers of addressing two envelopes at once, for the two letters will certainly go into the wrong envelopes, "and if (as is most probable), one was a letter of congratulation and the other of condolence, the outcome of your morning's work would be to turn two of your best and oldest friends bitter enemies for life!"

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        The Voyage of Francois Pyrard of Laval to the East Indies, the Maldives, the Moluccas, and Brazil. Translated into English from the Third French edition of 1619 [Three Volumes]

      Printed for the Hakluyt Society, London 1890 - lviii, 452 pp.; xlvii, 287 pp.; 4, xii, [289-572] pp. Illus. with 2 b/w folding maps and 21 engravings, drawings and reproductions. Hakluyt Society, First series: No. 76, 77 and 80. Harry Charles Purvis Bell, ass't. Originally published with title: Discours du voyage des Francois aux Indes orientales . par Fran. Pyrard. Paris, 1611. Attributed also to Pierre de Bergeron and Jerome Bignon. Vol. I covers from 1601 to Pyrard's arrival at Goa in 1608. Vol. II (part I) covers from 1608 to Pyrard's departure from Goa in 1610 and has continuous main pagination with First Series 80. Vol. II (part II) covers 1610-1611, the return to France. With a treatise on animals, trees, and fruits, and advice upon the voyage to the East Indies. The supplementary material includes the 1889 annual report. "Francois Pyrard de Laval. wrote works which stand in the very first rank of those which enabled their contemporaries to gain some idea of the country which they had visited," (Oaten p. 116). "Pyrard's travels covered the years between 1601 and 1611, and have crowded into them a welter of shipwrecks, imprisonments, and other adventures such as seldom falls to a man without leaving him permanently scarred. .His first-hand experiences and acquaintance with various parts of the mainland of India and the islands of the Archipelago make his record a valuable repository of geographical and historical knowledge of the East. Especially has it been commended for his account of the Maldive Islands," (Cox, p.290). Borba de Moraes II, 169. Rodrigues 2008. National Maritime Museum 411. Oaten 265. Cox I: 290. Spines sunned and a few small tears to heads of two volumes, small institutional bookplate to front pastedowns, owner's nautical bookplate opposite, light foxing to Vol. I title page; otherwise very good unopened (uncut) copies. Original blue cloth stamped in blind, gilt vignette of ship on front boards, spines ruled in blind, gilt titles, yellow endpapers [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Wonderland Postage Stamp Case.


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      (Lüdenscheid, Fa. Overhoff & Cie.),, o.J. (ca. 1890).. OLn., 10 Tafeln, 4°. * Opulentes Musterbuch mit wunderschönen metallenen Orginal-Knöpfen, teils feuervergoldet, teils in aufwendiger Prägetechnik hergestellt, ziseliert, blindgeprägt, etc. Insgesamt befinden sich 1000 Knöpfe auf den Tafeln, wovon 16 Stück fehlen. ++ huge pattern book. All metal buttons, some gilted, most of it embossed or stamped by detailed techniques. 10 plates with 1000 buttons, but 16 are missing. ** Einband stark bestoßen, berieben, fleckig, unfrisch. / bounced on corners, covers much rubbed and stained. ANY QUESTIONS ?? Please don´t hesitate to ask for details !! ++ Visa & Mastercard accepted ++

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        Lorna Doone: A Romance of Exmoor (Exmoor Edition). With New Preface Written by the Author for this Edition. 2 vols (set)

      Putnam's 1890 - ~Top edges gilt. Bookplate to each inside front board.With 2-page letter written and signed by author attached to front endpage of vol 1. Preface appears twice in two forms: facsimile and text. Size: xvii, 343 + v, 361pp [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hamburg und seine Bauten unter Berücksichtigung der Nachbarstädte Altona und Wandsbek.. Zur IX. (= 9.) Wanderausstellung des Verbandes deutscher Architekten- und Ingenieur-Vereine in Hamburg vom 24. bis 28. August 1890 hrsg. v. Architekten- und Ingenieur-Verein zu Hamburg..

      Hamburg, Selbstverlag des Vereins (Kommissions-Verlag von Otto Meißner), 1890 Gr.8°, Chromolithogr. Titelbl., XXIII, 730 S., m. über 2500 Abb. im Text und 22 Taf., HLdr. d. Zeit, Deckel berieben, Bibl.-Schildchen auf Rücken. Stempel auf Titelbl., einige Bögen etwas gelockert, brauchbares Exemplar. Ein Standardwerk das die historisch gewachsene Schönheit eine Stadt vor der Zerstörung im 2. Weltkrieg ausführlich dokumentiert. Inhalt: Hochbauten: Rathaus. Börse. Kultusgebäude incl. Gemeindehäuser u. Pfarrhöfe. Rechtspflege. Schulgebäude. Lehr-. Verwaltungsgebäude. Feuerwachen. Krankenhäuser. Sammlungen u. wissenschaftl. Institute. Wohltätigkeitsgeb.. Theater. Konzert- Gesellschafts- . Vereinshäuser. Lichtspielhäuser. Gasthöfe. Herbergen Cafes. Banken. Geschäfte. Kontor- u. Warenhäuser. Firmengebäude. Etagenhäuser. Einzelhäuser. Privatgärten. kleine Wohnungen. Denkmäler. Brunnenanlagen. Gebäude u. Plätze f. Sport. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Architektur - Allgemein

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        Hamburg und seine Bauten. unter Berücksichtigung der Nachbarstädte Altona und Wandsbeck. Zur IX. Wanderversammlung des Verbandes deutscher Architekten- und Ingenieur-Vereine in Hamburg vom 24. bis 28. August 1890...

      Selbstverlag des Vereins; Meissner Hamburg 1890 (...herausgegeben vom Architekten- und Ingenieur-Verein zu Hamburg.) MIt XXIII, 730 Seiten, mit farbig chromolithographiertem Titelblatt sowie 15 teils ausfaltbaren, teils farbigen Tafeln und über 1300 schwarz-weißen Abbildungen , Illustrationen und Grundrissen im Text. Halblederband der Zeit mit 2 farbigen, goldgeprägten Rückenschildchen, Klein4° (25,5 x 18 cm). Inhalt: Entstehung und bauliche Entwicklung Hamburgs und Altonas; Bauten und Anlagen für öffentliche Zwecke (Feuerlöschwesen, Denkmäler und Brunnen, Friedhöfe und öffentliche Gartenanlagen, Straßen- und Eisenbahnen, Schleusen und Brücken, Hafen-, Zoll- und Deichbauten, Wasserversorgung und Entwässerung, Beleuchtung u.a.); Privatbauten (Stadt- und Landhäuser, Geschäftsgebäude, Arbeiterwohnungen, Gasthöfe und gewerbliche Anlagen). Mit Literaturhinweisen sowie Namen- und Sachregister. Einband stärker berieben, gering fleckig, Ecken und Kanten stärker bestoßen. Innen der vordere Vorsatz etwas beschädigt - sonst innen von insgesamt guter Erhaltung. ( Gewicht 2100 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Hamburg, Bauten, Architektur, Bauwesen, Bau, Wohnungsbau, Industrieanlagen, Geschäftshäuser, Friedhofswesen, Altona, Wandsbek, Hafen, Hafenanlage, Rathaus, Börse, Schulen, Kirchen, Krankenhäuser, Theater, Google

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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 ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Johannes Brahms, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Joseph Haydn, Franz Ries, Otto Dessoff, Alexandre Glazounow, Wilhelm Berger, Streichquintett, Streicher, Streichinstrumente, Violine, Viola, Cello

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      Japan n.d. ca. 1890-1900. Gold silk brocade outer cloth. cover, 4.02 meters long by 23 cm., 15 color painted erotic. views, minor faint central stain throughout, stronger last. 1/3, does not detract severely, else clean, no worming.. MANUSCRIPT HAND SCROLL SHOWS SUMO POSITIONS OF LOVE-MAKING A most charming Rakuga or caricature type hand-painted Sumo scroll. A humorous work, basically shows three people: the Sumo wrestler against a stout and stock woman and the umpire in most scenes. * It begins with an introduction of the three Sumo wrestlers and the three woman opponents. All are in the nude and prepared to battle in the "Sumo Love War." The next vies shows the beginning match with each prepared to start. The man reaches for the woman's vagina, while she tries for his penis. Then he inserts his hand into her vagina while she grabs his erect shaft. They embrace while she wraps her leg around his back, the umpire watches with a large erection. The couple roll and tumble while making love. Then the man puts his head into her vulva, while the umpire is thrown away. * A truly delightful frolic surely done by an artist with a keen sense of humor ! The scroll is painted on a thick paper, with crushed mica dust on the back side, enforced with a thin brown edging, and with dark brown hard wood ends, which have been turned on a lathe. * The subject of erotic Sumo wrestlers is quite unusual and unique in the genre of erotic Japanese art. * 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 .

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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).

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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.

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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).

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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.

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        Hedda Gabler

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

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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 .

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