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        The Emancipated. A Novel

      London: Richard Bentley and Son, Publishers in Ordinary to Her Majesty the Queen, 1890. First edition. 3 vols. 8vo. Spine bound in donkey-brown cloth with brown patterned paper sides. Lending library labels removed from front boards and front pastedowns. First edition. 3 vols. 8vo. Coustillas A8.1. Provenance: The Gissing Library of Alfred M. Slotnick

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Reise-Erinnerungen. Souvenirs de voyage. Collection de photographies originales et de phototypies.

      vers 1890 - 1900,. in-folio, 37 photographies et phototypies originales en grand format (27 x 21 cm) collees sur carton (46.5 x 36.5 cm), dont 7 coloriees (Nürnberg, Westerland-Sylt) + 3 heliogravures + 3 gravures d'art coloriees, dans une chemise en carton recouverte en velours vert style 'Art Nouveau'.. Les images documentent l'architecture et de scenes de vie quotidienne des villes de: Hamburg, Dresden, Nürnberg, Helgoland, Westerland-Sylt, Meissen et Innsbruck.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        KEELING'S GUIDE TO JAPAN. Yokohama, Tokio, Hakone, Fujiyama,Kamakura, Yokoska, Kanozan, Narita, Nikko, Kioto, Osaka, Kobe &c. Together With Useful Hints, History, Customs, Festivals, Roads, &c., &c.

      AN IMPORTANT AND VERY EARLY GUIDE BOOK TO ALL OF JAPAN Yokohama 1890, - Farsari & Kelly & Walsh.Black cloth,very good164p., 10 maps, index, fourth edition, second issue, revised& enlarged, many quaint adverts, 11 x 16 cm. EXCEPTIONALLY RARE ! Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Sierra Buttes Gold Mining Co. Gummed Stub File of Receipts 1890-1896

      Sierra City, CA - Gummed stub file used as a receipt book with cloth boards and leather spine with gilt lettering "Letters." Rubbing on spine, edges, and corners. Sunning and soil on boards, top corner front torn at joint. Patterned pastedown endpapers with sunning and sticker with the stub file company's product information. Several blank lined ledger sheets at the back with alphabetical tags. Gum tabs all tight in spine and all receipts are gummed in. Receipts for materials purchased by the Sierra Buttles Gold Mining Company of Sierra City, California for miscellaneous goods and services (lumber, nails, candles, stamps, freight, oil, etc. ) with a number of receipts from the Wells, Fargo, & Co.' s Express for transport of gold bullion, addressed to William Johns in San Francisco. The Sierra Buttles Mine operated from the time of the California Gold Rush until 1912. Gold-bearing quartz ledges were discovered in 1850, and first developed by the Reis brothers of San Francisco. By 1866 two mills were processing the ore produced from three ledges. An English syndicate purchased the mine by 1870, and by 1882 the mine had produced over 7 million dolllars of gold. In 1904 E. A and J. O. Hayes bought the operation and built a cyanide plant to enhance gold recovery. By 1907 profitability was questionable, and in 1912 what was once the major gold producer in the area was shut down. Today no sign of the mine's facilities remain. Examples of suppliers from receipts include Golden Gate Woolen Manufacturing Co. , Downieville Foundry and Machine Shop, California Perforated Screen Company, and Joel Champion--Dealer in Goods, Boots and Shoes, Hats, Caps, Furnishing Goods In Late Styles aned Low Prices. Receipt dates are from 1890-1896. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Chronological Historical and Heraldic Charts of the Royal House of England. From King Egbert to the Present Time.

      Henry Sotheran & Co. London. 1890 - Large, 15 x 20 inches. Half bound in red leather to spine and cloth covered boards. With gilt lettering to front. Full gilt page edging. 9 Double-Page Colour Lithographic Plates by Maclure & Co. Lithographers to The Queen. In overall very good condition. Cloth is a little darkened with some handling and minor soiling marks. Spine and corners rubbed/ bumped. Gutta percha to inner spine. Endpapers foxed. Plates are clean and bright. One plate is split in the middle.

      [Bookseller: PROCTOR / THE ANTIQUE MAP & BOOKSHOP]
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        Hermetic Philosophy - Three Volume Set

      J.B. Lippincott Company, 1890. hardcover. very good. Three Volume Set attributed to a member of the Hermetic Brotherhood of Luxor an initiatic secret society that taught Western Mystery Tradition occultism. * Hermetic Philosophy Including Lessons, General Discourses, and Explications of ?'Fragments?" from the Schools of Egypt, Chaldea, Greece, Italy, Scandinavia, Etc. Designed for Students of the Hermetic, Pythagorean, and Platonic Sciences, and Western Occultism by An Acolyte of the H. B. of L., published in 1890. Volume one contains lessons on ?'The Things that Are; ?" and a Discourse from Plotinus of The Nature of the Good and the One. * Hermetic Philosophy Including Lessons, General Discourses, and Explications of ?'Fragments?" from the Schools of Egypt, Chaldea, Greece, Italy, Scandinavia, Etc. Designed for Students of the Hermetic, Pythagorean, and Platonic Sciences, and Western Occultism by Styx of the H. B. of L., published in 1891. Volume two contains lessons on The Principles and Elements of Things and a Discourse from Porhyry on Auxiliaries to the Perception of Intelligible Natures. * Hermetic Philosophy Can Virtue and Science be Taught? A Comedy Founded on PlatoÕs ?'Meno?" Applied to Modern Discoveries in Theosophy, Christian Science, Magic, Etc. And to Those Who are Making These Discoveries by Styx. All three volumes bound hardback in deep blue with gold embossed ouroboros serpent and lettering on boards. Shelf wear to corners and ends only. Small discoloration to inner paste down were a price sticker was removed.

      [Bookseller: Transmutation Publishing]
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        Weihe der Schlosskapelle Sr. Königlichen Hoheit des Herzogs von Cumberland in Gmunden. 1890 (Deckeltitel). Deutsche Handschrift auf Papier. Von 2 Händen in Kursive mit braunschwarzer u. schwarzer Tinte geschrieben.

      O. O., 1890. - Kl.-4°. 24 Bll., davon 5 weiß u. 2 mit montierten Zeitungsausschnitten. Dunkelroter Ldr. d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Deckeltitel u. mit Goldschnitt (nur minimale Gebrauchsspuren). Jakob Ernst Koch (1836-1907) war Superintendent von Oberösterreich. Enthalten sind die von ihm bei der Einweihung gehaltene Predigt als Autograph sowie diese Predigt und die übrigen Beiträge noch einmal von anderer Hand. Ernst August von Hannover (geb. am 21. 9. 1845 in Hannover; gest. am 14. 11. 1923 in Gmunden) war der letzte Kronprinz des Königreichs Hannover. Nach der Annexion des Königreichs Hannover durch preußische Truppen 1866 und der Entthronung seines Vaters folgte er diesem ins österreichische Exil. In Gmunden wurde 1882 mit dem Bau von Schloss Cumberland begonnen, das als Exilresidenz im neugotischen Tudorstil errichtet wurde. Der aus Hannover stammende Architekt Ferdinand Schorbach wurde mit der Planung beauftragt. Am 15. September 1886 wurde das neuerbaute Schloss bezogen, das bis zum Tod Ernst Augusts 1923 ständig von ihm und seiner Familie bewohnt wurde. Die Kapelle und das Prinzenstöckl (heute Bibliotheksgebäude) wurden einige Jahre später errichtet.- In schönem Erhaltungszustand. Manuskripte, Handschriften, Faksimile [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat MEINDL & SULZMANN OG]
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        Signed photograph ("Stephen Crane"). Cabinet card

      Ca. 1890. A fine early portrait of Crane in his military school uniform, by W. H. Stauffer of Asbury Park, N.J., inscribed to a schoolmate. Inscribed on the reverse to Odell Hathaway, his classmate at Claverack College "To Odell with kindest regards / Stephen Crane / Syracuse, N.Y., January 12, 1897". 6½ x 4 1/8, scalloped and gilt edges, photographer's advertisement on verso, lower left corner slightly bent, otherwise very good, strongly toned. From 1888 to 1890 Crane attended Claverack College and Hudson River Institute in the Catskills, a military preparatory school where he was taught by retired General John B. Van Petten, whose reminiscences became the basis for The Red Badge of Courage. The inscription on the photograph was written only a week after Crane's rescue from the wreck of his boat, The Commodore, while he was attempting to smuggle contraband to Cuban rebels, an event that inspired his The Open Boat. Wertheim and Sorrentino's edition of "The Correspondence of Stephen Crane" (Columbia University Press, 1988) records only five signed images of Crane, all but one in institutional collections, making this the sixth known example, and the only one still in private hands.

      [Bookseller: Thomas A Goldwasser Rare Books]
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        An Ode to the Lake Bass

      Privately Printed, [New York 1890 - First edition. Illustrated by the author. 1 vols. Oblong 8vo. Inscribed to "W.C. Southwick, a typical Piscator; the only man that ever caught a forty-pound Striped Bass with a pin hook and thread, with the compliments of The Author July 29 /95"Canto I, "To the Oswego or Large Mouth Bass"Canto II, "To the Black or Small Mouth Bass". Bruns S98 "Extremely Rare"; Wetzel p. 209 "Only a few copies printed ? Rare" Publisher's cloth with bass in color leaping for a fly, author's signature lower right. presentation copy, inscribed by the author. Very good copy (some wear and spotting to front board) Illustrated by the author. 1 vols. Oblong 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Tabaré EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Montevideo: Imp. & Lib. de Vazquez Cores & Dornaleche y Reyes, 1890. Fine. Imp. & Lib. de Vazquez Cores & Dornaleche y Reyes, Montevideo 1890, 14x19,5cm, relié. - First edition of the French translation of wich no leading copies exists. Bound in half brown sheepskin wedge, back thinned to five nerves decorated with gilded finials, double gilt frames on flat marbled, endpapers and contreplats of handmade paper, lower corner blunt, contemporary binding. Rare autograph dedication signed by the author, in Spanish, Gabriel Hanotaux. Nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de la traduction française pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Reliure en demi basane marron à coins, dos éclairci à cinq nerfs orné de fleurons dorés, doubles encadrements de filets dorés sur les plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, un coin inférieur émoussé, reliure de l'époque. Rare envoi autographe signé de Juan Zorrilla de San Martin, en espagnol, à Gabriel Hanotaux. Agréable exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        An attractive print of Alexander Gardner's portrait of Lincoln, Alan Pinkerton and General John A. McClernand at Antietam, October 3, 1862

      Hartford, Connecticut, c. 1890. 11" x 8.75". "Mounted albumen photograph, 8.75"" x 6.5"" on a 11"" x 8.75"" mount, taken by Alexander Gardner. Titled on mount: ""President Lincoln, Major Allen Pinkerton and Gen. McClernard [sic], Antietam, October 1862"" Published by Taylor & Huntington, Hartford, Connecticut, c. 1890, part of the ""War for the Union. Photographic History, 1861-1865"" series. Very light scattered foxing (mostly to mount), minor edge wear to mount with pinholes at top corners, mounting remnants on verso, else fine condition. The printed caption below the title reads in full: ""The central figure in this scene is, of course, President Lincoln. Comparatively few of this generation have any clear idea how Mr. Lincoln really looked. This view is a valuable and rare picture; it was photographed at headquarters Army of the Potomac, Antietam, Md., October 3, 1862. The officer in uniform is Gen. MClernard [sic], an the short rather insignificant looking man on the other side of President Lincoln is Alan Pinkerton, the chief of secret service, Army of the Potomac, and the father of the now famous Pinkerton Detectives. In the army he was known only as 'Major Allen.'"" The verso bears a printed catalog listing all of the images available from the series. In the photograph, Lincoln moves his head during the pose, and the detective, E.J. Allen, alias for Allan Pinkerton, exhibits a Napoleonic stance with his right hand thrust in his coat. Pinkerton (1819-1884) was head of the Union Intelligence Service between 1861 and 1862 and foiled an alleged assassination plot against Lincoln while guarding him on his way to his inauguration in Baltimore. Note the plate number ""7949"" has cleverly etched into the newspaper held by Gardner's assistant (seated on the ground at the extreme left.) (Ostendorf O-64)"

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        WILD JIM: CAPT W J FRENCH, TEXAS RANGER; THE TEXAS COWBOY & SADDLE KING

      (Mt. Hope, KS?): n.d., n.d. (ca. 1890). 1st ed., published as a promotional to help the sale of a larger work of the same title, published in 1890 in Antioch, Illinois. Wraps; 15pp. Portraits on front & rear wraps. Rare. The NUC locates only the Denver Public Library copy. Orig. wraps (lightly foxed). HOWES F374 SIX GUNS 771 & 772

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        The Sign of The Four in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine. Volume XLV

      Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott. Jan-Jun 1890, 1890. First US Appearance. Large 8vo. 915pp. Bound in contemporary half brown morocco over maroon cloth boards. Light rubbing and scuffing to extremities, strong and tight, very good indeed. Light spotting to page edges, internally clean. The first American appearance of this story, with its own dedicated frontispiece and title page. An impressive survival.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Picturesque Life In Shetland from drawings by Frank Barnard with descriptive notes.

      George Waterston & Sons, Edinburgh. 1890 - Oblong folio. Pp vi, 27 plates each with 2 pages of accompanying text. Original roan-backed pictorial boards. Teg. Spine worn and defective. General wear and soiling to boards. Shaken and loose. No 120/300 copies printed. A lavish production, very seldom seen. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leakey's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        20 photographs of Central Park

      [New York, 1890. Vintage silver prints mounted on beveled gilt-edged card, one stamped "W.E. Snyder" on the verso. 8 x 10 in. Fine. Vintage silver prints mounted on beveled gilt-edged card, one stamped "W.E. Snyder" on the verso. 8 x 10 in. An exceptionally fine series of late 19th-century silver print photographs of Central Park. Some of the identifiable views include Conservatory Pond with Temple Israel in the background, Gapstow Bridge, the Lake, and many views of the Ramble. The majority of images are of deserted winter scenes, though a few show people sitting on benches or strolling through the park.

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        Sébastien Roch EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: G. Charpentier & Cie, 1890. Fine. G. Charpentier & Cie, Paris 1890, 12x19,5cm, relié. - Edition on current paper. Binding to bradel half percaline blue sky, smooth spine slightly irradiated with a gold floral pattern, golden double thread tail piece as shagreen cherry boards marbled paper, corners bumped, contemporary binding. Precious autograph signed by the author Jean Ajalbert on the half-title page. Our copy is enriched with a four-page autograph letter signed and dated HGIbels in which he expressed his correspondent of his momentary financial woes, bad circumstances who do find themselves in this situation and finally solicitations wealthy bibliophiles who covet his important collection of manuscripts from the XVIII Fanatics ... Large marginal discoloration affecting the first cover plate and slightly much more half-title page without affecting the autograph dedication of the author autograph. Provenance: From Jean Ajalbert library with bookplate in Japanese-style woodcut Nabis to very few signed monogrammed, probably that of Félicien Rops. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant. Reliure à la bradel en demi percaline bleu ciel, dos lisse légèrement insolé orné d'un motif floral doré, double filet doré en queue, pièce de titre de chagrin cerise, plats de papier marbré, coins émoussés, reliure de l'époque. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Octave Mirbeau à Jean Ajalbert sur la page de faux-titre.  Notre exemplaire est enrichi d'une lettre autographe de quatre pages datée et signée de H.G.Ibels dans laquelle il fait part à son correspondant de ses déboires pécuniaires momentanés, des mauvaises conjonctures qui le font se retrouver dans cette situation et enfin des sollicitations de richissimes bibliophiles qui convoitent son importante collection de manuscrits du XVIII sur les Convulsionnaires... Large décoloration marginale affectant le premier plat de couverture ainsi que beaucoup plus légèrement la page de faux-titre sans atteinte à l'envoi autographe. Provenance : bibliothèque Jean Ajalbert avec son ex-libris japonisant dans le style des Nabis gravé sur bois à tout petit nombre, signé d'un monogramme, probablement celui de Félicien Rops.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Set aus drei blauen Leinenbänden

      [Paris, ca. 1890].. 4°. (27,5 x 19 x 9 cm.). OLn.-Bde. d. 19. Jhdts. Mit Gold- u. Farbprägung. Einbandtitel: "Aventures Extraordinaires d'un savant Russe". Aufklappbare Buchattrappe m. 2 versenkten Schnapsgläsern u. 1 runden Fläschchen mit Münzapplikation (Franz Joseph I). Innen mit Marmorpaier unnd farb. Leinenintarisen ausgeschmückt. In sehr gutem Zustand.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        [Photo Album]: 1890s India Snapshots

      India. [circa 1890]. Large octavo measuring 7" x 11". Blue cloth with "Kodak" stamped in gilt on the front board. A collection of 44 sepia-toned gelatin silver photographs inserted into white cardboard mounts measuring between 3.5" x 4.5", without captions. The photographs are near fine with occasional creasing in a very good photo album with spotting, chips, and tears. A photo album comprised of Victorian-era snapshot photographs of a family, probably the family of a British officer residing in India in the 1890s. These images depict upper middle class British life in the Nagfur region of Central India among the native Indians with a woman in mosquito netting playing with monkeys, numerous group photos of Indian men, and the family's dogs. One section of photographs show the group, along with turbaned men, swimming and lounging by a lake, while another shows them on horseback. An early collection of snapshot photography with interesting scenes of the interstices between Indian and British culture during the Raj. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        IRIS KAEMPFERI. 25 Choice Var.

      The Yokohama Nursery Co., Ltd.,: Yokohama:, n.d., ca. 1890-1900. . Yokohama: The Yokohama Nursery Co., Ltd., n.d., ca. 1890-1900. . A tall and beautifully preserved color lithographed horticultural catalogue from the Yokohama Nursery Company, justly famous for the attractiveness of its publications. " The Yokohama Nursey Company catalogues from the mid-1890s through the mid-1920s are impressive documents, written in English and beautifully illustrated with colored plates, line drawings, and photographs of classic Japanese plants." (ARNOLDIA 64/2-3, Del Tredici. "From Temple To Terrace"p. 4)There are 25 varieties of iris illustrated with two varieties per page 12 large plates and one large specimen alone on one plate, all of them shown in full flower with some foliage. The flower colours include shades of white, blue, pink and purple with touches of yellow printed against a pale green background. Varieties include: Zama-no-mori; Yedo-jiman and Kumo-no-obi; Wase-banri and Kyodaisan; Shokko-nishiki and Toru-odori; Koki-no-iro and Sano-watashi;Chosei-den and Aoigata; Nishiki-no-shitone and Bondai-no-nami; Hana-aoi and Uji-no-sato; Okubonri and TaiKeirobu; Hatsushimo and Gosetsu-no-mai; Shirataki and Kuma-funjin; Datedogu and Sofu-no-koi; Kurokumo and Idznmigawa. The only trace of previous ownership is an occasional small pencilled "x" next to the printed name of a variety.Folio (17.5 x 29 cm); 13 color lithographed plates, 17.5 x 29 cm, printed on rectos only. Bound in iris paper with purple yarn ties; in about fine condition, with only slight fading to ties and very minimal shelfwear at extremities.

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        Set aus zwei braunen Halbleder-Einbänden.

      [ca. 1890].. 4°. (28 x 21 x 4,5 cm.). Hldr.-Bde. d. 19. Jhdts. Mit goldgrperägt. Rückentitel: "Leben Jesu / Leben Mariä".. Aufklappbare Buchattrappe mit eingelegter funktionsfähiger Salon-Pistole (Schwarzpulver, Kaliber 5,5 mm., Manufaktur in Liege, Belgien) und Munitionsbehälter. In sehr gutem Zustand. - Pistolet de Salon vers 1890, poudre noir, cal. 5.5 mm. Manufacture de Liege, Belgique.

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        Scenes in the Life of Masher. A Movable Toybook by Lothar Meggendorfer.

      - London: H.Grevel & Co., n.d. (c.1890) (18pp., including 8 colored movable plates). "Introduction" at the first page, verse at the recto pages and plates at facing pages. Cloth backed color pictorial boards. Front and rear boards rubbed, worn, and stained. Pages light foxing. Ink notation to front e.p. Bottom edge of p.6 (verse) partly missing. Some pages light spotted. 37x26cm.

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        General view of Daresalam. Panoramic view in two parts.

      ca. 1890. Original photograph, gelatine silverprint, 20,1 x 54 cm, with photographers stamp on reverse. KEYWORDS:tanzania / dar - es - salam / photo

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        STORMING FORT WAGNER

      Chicago: Kurz & Allison, 1890.. Color lithograph, 19 1/2 x 26 inches. Matted and framed. Near fine. A dramatic rendering of the first major battle in the Civil to involve African-American troops, the attempted storming of a Confederate fort near Charleston, South Carolina on July 18, 1863. Col. Robert Gould Shaw was killed along with fifteen other officers and nearly 300 of his men. The print shows the Union troops charging the ramparts of Fort Wagner, charging into the oncoming Confederate rifle and cannon fire. A Union officer, likely intended to be Shaw, stands atop the first rampart, sword held high, the flag waving boldly next to him. Union ships float off the coast in the background, shells bursting above them. Robert Gould Shaw (1837-1863) came from a wealthy Massachusetts family noted for upholding reform and abolitionist causes. When the Civil War broke out in 1861, Shaw distinguished himself in combat, surviving the bloody battles of Antietam and Cedar Mountain. After the Emancipation Proclamation was passed in 1863, Massachusetts Governor John Andrew organized the army's first black volunteer unit, the 54th Massachusetts. Despite his initial refusal, Shaw was ultimately persuaded by his family, to accept the command. Sent to fight in the Union effort to seize the border islands of the Carolina coast in the late spring of 1863, the regiment proved its valor that summer by holding off Confederate troops at James Island, South Carolina. "Two days later [July 18, 1863], on Morris Island, Shaw proudly volunteered his regiment to lead the assault on the impregnable Fort Wagner, the first step in an offensive on the Confederate stronghold of Charleston, South Carolina. When the Fifty-fourth charged the fort, 272 were killed, wounded, or captured. One of those who fell was Shaw, leading his African-American troops in battle. Although the assault failed, the bravery of the Fifty-fourth proved the ability of black troops, and in death, the young Shaw was ennobled as a martyr to freedom and as a symbol of enlightened sacrifice" - ANB. he soldiers of the 54th impressed Shaw with their dedication and valor, which they demonstrated during the Fort Wagner assault. Shaw was buried with his troops by the Confederates in a mass grave on the site of the assault. Shaw and his troops are the subject of one of the most celebrated works of public sculpture in the United States, Augustus St.-Gaudens's Shaw Memorial, on the corner of the Boston Common nearest the State House. Shaw's leadership of the regiment is best known to many people today through the film "Glory" (1989), which culminates in the attack on Ft. Wagner and Shaw's death. A dramatic portrayal of this important historical moment. BLOCKSON 111.

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        El Vasco. Periódico Católico-Político. .

      1890. . 1890 - Imprenta Bulfy y Compañía. Bilbao. . 1 Vol. . . Folio Imperial. Media Piel de época. . Colección de este periódico bilbaíno desde el 1 de Enero de 1890 al 31 de Diciembre de 1890.

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Astarloa]
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        Weiblicher Akt, um 1890. Schabkunst auf Bütten, 29 x 17 cm (Plattenmaß), 44,5 x 32 cm (Blattgröße), unten links typographisch bezeichnet, unten rechts mit dem DVK Stempel.Singer 271/III. Leicht fleckig im weißen Rand.

      . 0 S.. Für Klinger war die Druckgraphik über seine ganze Schaffenszeit hinweg ein entscheidendes Medium, das ihm immer wieder zur Findung neuer Bildideen diente. Bei diesem Blatt wandte sich Klinger der Schabkunst zu. Das Charakteristikum und der Reiz der Schabkunst besteht darin, dass das Licht mit einem Schabeisen in den zuvor aufgerauten Plattengrund eingearbeitet wird. Das Dargestellte wird gleichsam ans Licht gebracht, während die dunkle Tonalität ein bestimmendes Moment des Bildes bleibt. Diese ästhetische Wirkung nutzt Klinger hier virtuos aus. Der Frauenkörper scheint sich aus dem schwarzen Grund heraus zu materialisieren, wodurch er eine erscheinungshafte Qualität aufweist. Zugleich gewinnt die Figur durch den kraftvolle Körper, die Haltung und Gestik eine klassische Zeitlosigkeit. Damit realisiert Klinger sein künstlerisches Anliegen, bedeutungsvollen tradierten Formen eine lebendig-gegenwärtige Präsenz zu verleihen. Aus einer solchen Neuschöpfung des überlieferten Idealität speist sich die symbolische Intensität dieses Werkes.

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        THREE YEARS IN WESTERN CHINA: A Narrative of Three Journeys in Ssu-Ch'Uan, Kuei-Chow, and Yun-nan.

      AN EXCELLENT EARLY PRIMARY RESOURCE London 1890, - Philip. Blue cloth, very sharp, 302p., index,one fold out & color map, 8 b.w. plates, introduction by A.Little, With note on Opium cultivation, 14.5 x 23 cm.,mostlyuncut, top edge dusty, else clean, solid, an excellent copy. Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        THINGS JAPANESE: Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected With Japan for the Use of Travellers and Others.

      A CLASSIC REFERENCE ON ALL THINGS JAPANESE London 1890, - Kegan Paul. FIRST EDITION. Red cloth, very goodtop & bottom of spine worn, 408p., colored folding map,indexnotes. FIRST EDITION R A R E Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Feldmarschall Erzherzog Albrecht" originale, kolorierte (teilweise aquarellierte) Heliogravure ca.38,5x53cm (Darstellung/image size) auf Kunstdruck-Karton nach einem Gemälde von Ajdukiewicz; Hugo Othmar Miethke Wien um 1890

      - Das farbenfrische und auf Grund der Aquarellierung sehr plastisch wirkende Blatt im "Himmel" etwas braunfleckig. Fix unter dem originalen Passepartout (44x77cm) montiert und verso mit originalem Aufkleber mit Titel, Künstler und Verlagsangabe. [Erzherzog Albrecht Friedrich Rudolf von Österreich-Teschen (1817 in Wien - 1895 in Arco) war Erzherzog von Österreich, Herzog von Teschen sowie Feldmarschall und Generalinspektor der österreichisch-ungarischen Armee. Im Kriege von 1866 gewann der inzwischen zum Feldmarschall ernannte Erzherzog als Kommandant der Südarmee am 24.6. die Schlacht von Custoza, als Nachfolger Benedeks übernahm er den Oberbefehl über die gesamte kaiserliche Streitmacht.]

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        How the Other Half Lives

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1890. Studies Among the Tenements of New York. Octavo. Original blue-grey cloth, spine lettered in gilt and dark blue, front cover in dark blue, drab brown endpapers. 43 illustrations (18 halftones from photographs by the author). Spine sunned but an excellent copy. First edition, a variant binding to that illustrated in Parr & Badger (The Photobook: A History) with no priority assigned. How the Other Half Lives is the most important work of the Danish-American social reformer and pioneering documentary photographer Jacob August Riis (1849-1914). "His book is about the tenements of New York: the overcrowded slums of the Lower East Side that were home to boatloads of immigrants who had come to the United States to seek a better life. It is a book about the American Dream, its flipside at least. Riis charts the rise of the tenement and the slum landlord, and takes us by means of colourful and highly charged language into the various ethnic communities that inhabited the Lower east Side - Italian, Chinese, Jewish, Black... it is one of the most important photobooks ever published. It represents the first extensive use of halftone photographic reproductions in a book. These reproductions are rough, to say the least, but it is the beginning, not of a photographic genre, but a photographic attitude, an ethos - humanist documentary photography - in which the photographic social document is employed to bear critical witness to what is going on in the world" (Parr & Badger).

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        BANBURY CROSS SERIES - COMPLETE SET

      FELL, H.GRANVILLE. FAIRY TALES. BANBURY CROSS SERIES - COMPLETE SET. Offered here is a complete 12 volume set of the Banbury Cross Series of books edited by Grace Rhys and published in London by Dent in the 1890's. All are slim 12mo (3 3/4 x 5 7/8"), uniformly bound in maroon gilt pictorial cloth, top edges gilt, half of which have the original ties. Faintest bit of tint on a few pages in one book, light fading and rubbing to spine ends, clean and, VG+ housed in custom matching maroon cloth box. Each book is illustrated with beautiful and detailed full page and partial page pen and ink drawings in classic Art Nouveau style. The leading artists of the era contributed including CHARLES ROBINSON, ALICE B. WOODWARD, ROBERT HEIGHWAY, SIDNEY HEATH, ROBERT ANNING BELL (2 TITLES), H. GRANVILLE FELL (2 TITLES), ISABEL ADAMS, ALICE MITCHELL AND VIOLET & EVELYN HOLDEN. Titles include: 'Jack The Giant-Killer and Beauty & the Beast'; 'Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves'; 'The Fairy Gifts & Tom Hickathrift'; 'Blue Beard & Puss In Boots'; 'The House That Jack Built and Other Nursery Rhymes'; 'Aesop's Fables'; 'Cinderella & Jack & The Beanstalk'; 'Fireside Stories'; 'Aladdin or the Wonderful Lamp'; 'Sleeping Beauty and Dick Whittington and His Cat'; 'Banbury Cross and other Nursery Rhymes' and 'Little Red Riding Hood and Tom Thumb.' This is a wonderful set, quite rare complete in such nice condition.

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        Paris qui crie. Petits métiers.

      Imprimé pour les Amis des livres par Georges Chamerot. 1890 - Notices par Albert Arnal, Henry Spencer Asbhee, Jules Claretie, Abel Giraudeau, Henry Houssaye, Henri Meilhac, Victor Mercier, Eugène Paillet, Jean Paillet, Roger Portalis, Eugène Rodrigues. Préface par Henri Béraldi. Dessins de Pierre Vidal. Un volume in-8 (24 cm x 18,5 cm), XVI-124 pp. 1 frontispice, 1 vignette et 30 illustrations en couleurs de Pierre Vidal illustrant chacun des petits métiers parisiens décrits. Un des 120 exemplaires numérotés. Pleine reliure toilée contemporaine. Couvertures illustrées conservées. A la fin de l'ouvrage se trouve la liste des sociétaires des amis des livres. Bel exemplaire de cette rare édition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hunting in the Dakotas. Collection of 35 photographs of outdoor scenes, including views of hunters and their game bag; goose hunting in dugout blinds in stubble of a harvested field; hunting dogs; and views of landscapes and farms

      [Twin Lakes, No. Dakota 1890 - 35 mounted albumen photographs, 15 captioned in pencil. 5 x 7 inches, on gilt-edged card mounts 8 x 10 inches. Outstanding group of photographs documenting bird hunting in the Twin Lakes area of north central North Dakota (northeast of Bismarck) in the late nineteenth century. Scenes include several of the hunters and their arrayed bag of geese, ducks, grouse, and snipe; turf houses and barns; a wooden farmhouse on the prairie; the hunters' tent camp and wagons; and the narrow stretch of ground between the Twin Lakes. One of the most interesting views shows two hunters standing in dugout pits in the stubble of a harvested field with a long line of decoys behind them; this photograph is the only one to identify the hunters by name (Cummings on the left and Dr. Booth on the right); a second, uncaptioned photograph shows the two men from a different angle, with one of the dogs. The "Lunch" photograph shows a circle of four men and their dog seated in the high grass eating (one hunter taking a pull at a small dark bottle) beside their wagon and tethered horses.Other captions note: "1 afternoon bag, 3 men, 88 geese, 4 varieties"; "Our dogs, 4 pointers 1 setter"; "Duck slue in No. Dakota"; "Mixed bag, ducks, geese, snipe, plover"; four hunters and their dog with their bag of "Sharp tail grouse, ducks, and snipe"; "Rex on point"; the wagon carrying the party of six, titled "grouse hunting"; and other untitled photographs of the same group of men. Several of the wide view photographs are reminiscent of the sporting illustrations of A.B. Frost.A few of the photographs are quite faded, but even in these the scenes can still be discerned.A substantial group of images of sporting life from Dakota frontier. Generally very good (ten photographs quite faded) 35 mounted albumen photographs, 15 captioned in pencil. 5 x 7 inches, on gilt-edged card mounts 8 x 10 inches [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        William Morris Silkwork Panel

      A large silkwork panel, circa 1890, in colored threads with a fruiting tree, designed by William Morris, made and distributed by Morris & Company, circa 1890. 67 cm by 48.5 cm. A rare, fine and unusually bright example of oriiginal Morris & Company textile.

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        Waldweg.

      (19)42.. Mittig unten, signiert und datiert. Aquarell. 48x67. Aquarell auf Karton voll aufgezogen.. Braune und grüne Aquarellfarben dominieren, tlw. leicht weiss gehöht. Willi Robert Huth *1890 Erfurt - 1977 Berlin. Maler und Graphiker. 1904-06 Ausbildung an der Kunstgewerbeschule in Erfurt. Lebte als freischaffender Maler in Berlin. Ende 1919 Mitglied der Künstlergruppe "Jung-Erfurt". Ausstellungsbeteiligung an der 1. dt. Expressionistenschau in Amerika, Anderson Arts Galleries New York, gemeinsam mit Feininger, Klee, Heckel, Mueller, Nolde, Schmidt- Rottluff u.a. 1928 Mitglied der Berliner Sezession. 1947 durch Carl Hofer als Professor an die Hochschule für bildende Kunst in Berlin berufen. Mühlhäuser Museumshefte. Heft 3. 1997. HDO VII, 71305-5. Raabe Nr.96.

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        CONSTITUTION And LAWS Of The MUSKOGEE NATION.

      Muskogee Indian Ter. Phoenix Printing, 1890. 250 pp. Perryman was Principal Chief at the time of this printing. Chapters include 'Crimes & Misdemeanors', 'Civil Laws', Acts of the National Council', and 'United States Statutes'. AbtVG (covers worn & rubbed/lower section of spine is detatched/hinges weak/first few leafs have previous owner's signature and dated 1895/1908).

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        Views in Naples 1890

      London [James Graham Collection] 1890. Boards heavily rubbed and marked and detached from contents. Occasional foxing but most photographs in excellent condition. Foxing and occasional damage to mount borders - not affecting photographs First Edition Red/gilt heavy bevelled boards 320mm x 420mm (13" x 17"). [26pp]. 26 mounted sepia photographs, each photograph 7" x 9.5" mounted on heavy white boards 12" x 16". Early photographs of Naples and Pompei, 1858 - 1880.

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        Caesar's Column: A Story of the Twentieth Century

      Francis J. Schulte, 1890-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Chicago: Francis J. Schulte and Company, 1890. 367 p. Blue cloth with gilt lettering. First edition, first printing. (BAL 4816.) Very Good condition. No jacket. Cloth worn at edges. Front and back hinges show evidence of repair, a bit free. Tear along top of ffep at hinge. Small stain in margin of pg. 95. A nice copy. An influential sci-fi novel discussed in Rideout's Radical Novel in the United States 1900-1954. Today Donnelly is best known for his Atlantis theories, but he was also a prominent populist. This novel combines a radical, anti-elitist political message with air-ships, gas bombs, transparent sidewalks, and other trappings of the future-- while horse-drawn coaches remain the main form of transportation.

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        William Morris Silkwork Panel

      Morris & Company silkwork panel, circa 1890, made and distributed by the famous firm featuring colored threads with flowering foliage. 53 cm square. A bright and fine example.

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        THOMAS NAST'S CHRISTMAS DRAWINGS FOR THE HUMAN RACE

      Harper & Brothers, New York 1890 - Bound as issued in publisher's decorative cloth binding; wear to the extremities including fraying at the board edges and spine ends; some soiling to the covers; slight forward lean; internally, this is a pretty clean copy. Nast was among the most important 19th century cartoonists and is responsible for the modern image of Santa Claus making this a particularly resonating collection of his work. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Zur Frage über die Expertise von gefälschtem und gebrauchtem Thee.

      . St. Petersburg, A. Wienecke, 1890. 8vo. 60 pp., eight photo-type plates. Original printed wrappers.l Important paper on the discrimination between real and false or falsified tea. Inscribed (dedication) by the author to the German botanical professor Julius Wiesner, and with the latter's name written in the top margin of the title page. The plates show microscopic views of cell tissue of the tea plant and similar plants that are used in producing fake tea, in particular Epilobium angustifolium L. (fireweed or rosebay willowherb) which was exported from Russia to other European countries as "Kapor Tea". Although harmless, and even rich in certain vitamins, "Kapor tea" simply is not tea but a much cheaper substitute. Very rare, not in any major bibliography. A very good copy..

      [Bookseller: Dieter Schierenberg BV]
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        A TRIP TO THE ROCKIES

      The Knickerbocker Press, 1890., 1890. 8 1/4" X 6" spine and corners brown leather and decorated burgundy boards. Gilt title on spine. Top edge gilt. 63pp., 3 plates. A railroad train trip from New York to Kansas City for the American Bankers' Association annual convention. The party included Ben Blanchard, President of the Empire Loan and Trust Company, of Hutchinson, Kan.; Hon. Darwin R. James and Mrs. James; Hon. John Jay Knox, President Bank of the Republic, late Comptroller U. S. Currency, accompanied by his two daughters, Miss Carrie and Miss Bessie Knox; Edward Merritt, President Long Island Loan and Trust Company, and Mrs. Merritt; Hon. D. O. Bradley, President Tarry town National Bank, and Mrs. Bradley; Capt. Ambrose Snow, President New York Board of Trade; Frank W. Shaw, M.D.; Crowell Hadden, President Long Island Bank, and Mrs. Hadden; Miss Louise I. Shannon, Miss Jeanie S. Corwin, Miss Jennie S. Brush ; Major B. R. Corwin, Eastern Manager Empire Loan and Trust Co., and Mrs. Corwin, and others. They traveled aboard Mr. Blanchard's special car, the Dalmatia, which was attached to the fast express of the Pennsylvania Railroad. “The elegant car was most magnificently decorated with silk flags and flowers, and every possible provision was made for not only the comfort but royal entertainment of the tourists.” The trip proceeds on through Kansas to Denver and the Rockies in 1889. Three full-page plates including the Riverside Salt Works in Hutchinson, Kansas; Gateway to the Garden of the Gods; and the frontispiece plate of the Pillars of Hercules at Chetenne Canon. All three plates are tissue-guarded. According to Howes C-793 the first edition was published in 1889 but no changes were made for this second edition. Boards, spine and leather corners rubbed, tiny chip missing to top corner of free end paper. Interior clean. Author has inscribed book to a friend and signed it "from his friend & Commander B.R. Corwin, Brooklyn, 2/12/92.” A scarce travel account with much information on Kansas.

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        ALBUM DE BOTANIQUE.

      N.P.: (France), n.d. ca. 1890. The album paper is embossed, "Secail Fils" "Paris". A lovely and elegant album of embossed oblong sheets, highlighted in gold, and featuring original painted illustrations, designed as an exercise in instruction or self- instruction in botany. Although we only have initials to go by, this has quite a feminine feel to it and was probably a young girl's student work, such as was often produced in 19th century France.Each leaf is framed with decorative embossing, partially gilt on verso and recto. The versos contain ink manuscript text instructing in botany - the first page begins with the title, " Notions de Botanique" and includes the sub-heading, " Organes de nutrition: racine - tige - feuilles." The pages opposite, recto, contain original drawings with inked captions for the lessons opposite. From cellular tissue and basic root, we move on to various types of roots, such as Racine Bulbeuse. Various types of stem are described and illustrated in color. Then leaves, flowers, and various classifications of vegetation from truffles to lichen and ferns. The study concludes with text and illustrations of fruits and seeds. The original colored drawings are petite and range from 9 to 22 per page. Both the handwriting and the little drawings are done with grace and great care.Oblong album (23.5 x 34 cm.); 14 ff. with gilt title, all leaves with gilt and blind embossed borders; with 209 small hand-colored botanical illustrations on 13 rectos and penned manuscript description on versos. Original leather backed pebbled cloth album with the decorative intials , M.P. embossed on upper cover; covers scuffed, soiled and faded; some evidence of old damping on covers NOT affecting interior; original moire endsheets; manuscript in ink on versos, watercolor or gouache illustrations with penned captions on rectos; with original blue cloth ribbon marker; album leaves very clean, with just some dusting at edges.

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        Maison Giacosa Florena" originale Holzschachtel ca. 6,5(Höhe)x17(Tiefe)x21cm(Breite) mit umlaufenden Blütendekor und handbemalten Deckel in Öl- und Aquarellfarben "Galopprennen vor der Stadtsilhouette von Florenz" um 1890

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        A.H. Wheeler & Co.'s Indian Railway Library. No.1: Soldiers Three. No.2: The Story of the Gadsbys. No. 3: In Black and White. No.5: The Phantom Rickshaw. No.6: Wee Willie Winkie. (Indian editions, bound with original wraps)

      Allahabad: A.H. Wheeler & Co., 1890. 4th Edition . Very Good. 5.5 x 8.5 inches (14 x 21.5 cm). Quarter red cloth with marbled boards, rubbing to edges, light wear to corners, light foxing to endpapers, inscription to front endpaper. Some light patches of foxing to text, outside margin of two pages in Soldiers Three have slight damage from a label (appears to be an original binding flaw). Original wraps priced at 1 Rupee are bound in with all issues, and have varying degrees of damage - most have small sections of loss to edges and/or corners, rear cover of Soldiers Three has a large section of loss, rear cover of Wee Willie Winkie has a hole to the centre. All issues are the fourth Indian edition published in 1890 (this includes Soldiers Three, despite it stating Second Indian Edition to the title page). This edition used the same sheets as the first English Edition, pagination is the same as the English edition but some of the ads are omitted. Each of these titles had a total Indian issue of 3000 copies. Roberts notes that the fourth Indian edition did not sell well and some copies are known to be stamped to the cover margin in purple ink: 'To still further popularize this Celebrated Series the price is reduced to Eight Annas per volume.' This is stamp is present to front wrappers of all issues in this collection. A rare group of Indian editions, including the sought after 'Phantom Rickshaw', a collection of supernatural tales. Hardback. Printed pages: 93, [3] + [8], 85, [3] + 96 + 104 + 96

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        Abraham Lincoln: A History. In Ten Volumes (Complete Set)

      The Century Co. 1890 - 10 volume complete set. Large 8vo. 1/2 morocco over blue boards. Top edge gilt. Fine bindings. Minor shelf wear. A handsome set, suitable for a gift. Marbled end pages. Internally fine. ?First edition of the seminal Lincoln biography by Lincoln's former secretaries. Hay and Nicolay began work on the monumental account in the early 1870s, using private papers borrowed from Robert T. Lincoln, and took some 15 years to complete the work, which was the only biography based on Lincoln's papers published before 1947. While it was "authorized" by Robert Lincoln, "the fullness and the candor of the record is startling" (David M. Potter). The authors' "firsthand knowledge of the Lincoln administration was unsurpassed by any writer" (Mark E. Neely, Jr.) and it remains a key source.? ? Christie?s SALE 1388 Lot 301, June 4 2004 (Price realized $4,541) ABPC 1968Provenance: From the library of noted collector, Moses Tanenbaum. Tanenbaum?s pine tree book plate on front paste down. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Abraham Lincoln: A History In Ten Volumes (Complete Set)

      The Century Co, 1890-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 10 volume complete set. Large 8vo. 1/2 morocco over blue boards. Top edge gilt. Fine bindings. Minor shelf wear. A handsome set, suitable for a gift. Marbled end pages. Internally fine. “First edition of the seminal Lincoln biography by Lincoln's former secretaries. Hay and Nicolay began work on the monumental account in the early 1870s, using private papers borrowed from Robert T. Lincoln, and took some 15 years to complete the work, which was the only biography based on Lincoln's papers published before 1947. While it was "authorized" by Robert Lincoln, "the fullness and the candor of the record is startling" (David M. Potter). The authors' "firsthand knowledge of the Lincoln administration was unsurpassed by any writer" (Mark E. Neely, Jr.) and it remains a key source.” â€?" Christie’s SALE 1388 Lot 301, June 4 2004 (Price realized $4,541) ABPC 1968Provenance: From the library of noted collector, Moses Tanenbaum. Tanenbaum’s pine tree book plate on front paste down.

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