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        L'Inutile beauté -

      Victor-Havard 1890 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-12 338 pp. Reliure bradel demi-maroquin vert forêt à coins. Dos lisse orné d'un large encadrement de maroquin vieux rouge mosaïqué bordé de double filets dorés, pièce de titre de même maroquin. Couverture conservée. Non rogné. Reliure signée CANAPE. Intérieur frais. Parfait état. EDITION ORIGINALE. Un des 50 exemplaires numérotés (celui-ci non numéroté) sur papier vergé de Hollande, seul grand papier. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Utagawa Kunimasa IV Actor Print

      Hasegawa Sonokichi, 1890, Book Condition: Very Good Minus, Illustrated By: Utagawa Kunimasa IVArtist: Utagawa Kunimasa IV 1848-1920. Series/Title: Possibly from the series atari kyogen haiyu ude kurabe, but that series title does not appear on the print. Actor print. Size: HxW 14.4 x 9.3 inches, each of three panels of a triptych. Oban tate-e. Date: 1890 (Meiji 23) Signed: Oju Kochoro ga, with toshidama seal. Publisher: Hasegawa Sonokichi. Address of publisher contained within cat-shaped cartouche: Tokyo Nihonbashi Kotenmacho Sanchome 17-banchi . Colors: Excellent colors, somewhat understated but not much faded. Two shades of red, two shades of blue, and a medium brown are the principal colors. Secondary colors include charcoal and soft green. Condition: Margins are mostly trimmed, except that top edges are untrimmed and the left edge of the left sheet is mostly untrimmed. Washi [?] paper. Unbacked. The three panels are carefully pasted together from the reverse side along either vertical edge of the center sheet. Slight evidence of former pasting along part of the top of the reverse side. A few very small worm holes at the bottom of the left and right sheets. Almost no soiling. Very Good as to impression. The lines are reasonably clean and clear, neither crisp nor mushy, suggesting a pull neither early nor late. No off-setting apparent. Overall rated Very Good. Comments: Originally born Takenouchi Hidehisa, the artist used multiple go (artist names) during his career including Baido Hosai, Baido Kunimasa, Kochoro, Kunimasa IV, Kunisada III and Toyokuni V. Early in his career he used the go Kunimasa IV and Baido Hosai. In 1889 he succeeded as head of the Utagawa line and took the go Kunisada III. Later in his career he claimed the title Toyokuni IV, but that go was already taken (a fact that he refused to recognize), so he is referred to as Toyokuni V. This triptych features the actors Ichikawa Danjuro at right, Onoe Kikugoro at center, Onoe Kikugoro at center left [playing a second role], and Ichikawa [first name undeciphered] at far left.

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        The Picture of Dorian Gray

      London: Ward Lock and co., 1890., 1890. First apperance in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine for July 1890, custom-bound shortly thereafter in full limp calf with blind rules and corner devices, "Dorian Gray" stamped in gilt on front, all edges stained red. Conforms to U.K. Ward Lock edition, although lacking general title page, advertising matter and so on. Additionally, pasted on the front free endpaper there is a cutting from The Standard, dated August 23, 1913, in which Wilde's bibliographer Stuart Mason discusses the early publications of the novel. Covers faded and rubbed at the edges. Near very good. Internally near fine, with gutter crack to p.95 and some pencil annotation.

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        DHARMA: A GREAT HANGING SCROLL PAINTING OF BODHI DHARMA.

      IMPRESSIVE COLOR ZEN BUDDHIST HANGING SCROLL PAINTING Japan n.d. ca 1890. - A silk-mounted vertical Kakemono scroll:61.5 x 195.5 cm., sheet: 49 x 124.5 cm., bone fittings atthe bottom of the scroll roller, artist's cinnabar stampedseal or Hanko & original signature, very clean, bright work. Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        J.H. Abbott and Co. Tanners & Curriers. Manufacturers

      Bendigo: circa, 1890. Quarto; stapled as issued, four leaves (including wrappers) a little chipped and delicate, but good. Illustrated price-list from Bendigo boot and shoe manufacturers.

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        ORIGINAL ART

      HUMPHREY, MAUD. (HUMPHREY,MAUD) ORIGINAL ART: ROSA. This is a magnificent original watercolor by Maud Humphrey published by Prang for their line of greeting cards featuring idealized children and flowers. The image measures 9 5/8 x 11 1/4" high, and nicely matted. Depicted is a lovely little girl in a blue dress wearing a fancy hat. She is holding a flower in a cup. Surrounding her is an elaborate array of roses and foliage. Signed by Humphrey, circa 1890. This is a fine example of Humphrey at her best and an absolutely beautiful portrait. Humphrey was one of the first great American women illustrators paving the way for Jessie Willcox Smith, Grace Drayton and the many other women illustrators of the early 20th century. Humphrey is also known for being HUMPHREY BOGART'S MOTHER (and in fact she used her son as a model for many of her pictures). See The Chromolithographs of Louis Prang p.52 where the picture is reproduced in black and white.

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        An Ode to the Lake Bass

      [New York: Privately Printed, 1890. First edition. Illustrated by the author. 1 vols. Oblong 8vo. 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). 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"

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        Le Général reçoit les condoléances de François Boissière suite au décès de son frère Xavier

      - GAULLE Charles de (Lille 1890 - Colombey-les-Deux-Eglises 1970), président et général français. Lettre dactylographiée signée au commandant Boissière. 1er mars 1955 ; 1 page in-4° sur papier de deuil à en-tête Le Général de Gaulle. Trous de classeur en marge qui n’affectent pas le texte. Le Général reçoit les condoléances de François Boissière suite au décès de son frère Xavier : " Je vous remercie de m’avoir, dans mon deuil, apporté le réconfort de votre sympathie. J’en ai été très touché, comme je l’ai été également de la fidélité de votre pensée » Xavier de Gaulle, frère aîné de Charles, meurt le 9 février 1955 à Bordeaux. Résistant pendant la 2nd guerre mondiale, il devient Consul Général de France en Suisse. Il épouse en secondes noces, le 22 décembre 1930, Armelle Chevallier-Chantepie qui lui donne deux enfants. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes: Golf With contributions by Lord Wellwood, Sir Walter Simpson, Bart , Right Hon A J Balfour M P , Andrew Lang, H F C Everard, and others

      London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1890., 1890. First Edition. Octavo. pps. (xiv) + 463. Bound in publisher's pictorial brown cloth, with library scene and titles in black to front board, titles in black and gilt to spine; swan and ship patterned endpapers. Illustrated with 22 plates, several woodcuts in text, and many further illustrations. Binding shows well, with minor bumping to spine ends. Internally clean including illustrations, with no signs of spotting. Bookseller's blind stamp to prelims, "A Brown and Son, Savile Street, Hull". An ideal reference work, from a well respected series, on the history of golf, and how it was played towards the turn of the 19th century.

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        The Picture of Dorian Gray [in] Lippincott's Monthly Magazine

      Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott Company 1890, 1890. FIRST EDITION. The first printing of the complete novel. The sheets of the magazine were printed in America and issued simultaneously in America by Lippincott and in London by Ward, Lock. The first edition in book form was published in April 1891, which featured a substantially altered text, including the addition of six new chapters. This original magazine is slightly worn to the spine with some small patches of loss, wrappers slightly worn with a corners of loss to the rear panel, a very good copy indeed in a tailor made blue cloth slipcase and chemise. Fragile paper a little tired at corners otherwise a fine survival of a scarce and fragile item. The unforgettable dark and brooding chiller set in high-society late-Victorian London; a coded and epigrammatic melodrama inspired by Wilde's own tortured homosexuality. Mason [81-82, 332]. Listed in The Observer's All-Time 100 Best Novels [2003].

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        The Story of The Gadsbys. A Tale Without a Plot [Indian Railway Library Series]

      Allahabad: A.H. Wheeler and Co., London: Sampson Low Marston and Company [1890]., 1890. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY KIPLING. A 'Wheeler' pamphlet published in India at 1 Rupee or in the UK at 1 shilling. Publishers pictorial card covers with vignette illustration of a child to rear cover. Internally clean but for a little thumbing and toning, fragile covers were chipped and edgeworn, now simply and effectively restored . [Stewart] See also Wilson; The Strange Ride of Rudyard Kipling, Amis; Kipling and his World.

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        On Viol and Flute

      C. Whittingham and Co. at the Chiswick Press for Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., London 1890 - Gorgeous Arts and Crafts full reddish-brown morocco by Anastasia Power with her initials signed in monogram on rear turn in, "AP" (interlocking). Covers magnificently gilt-tooled with elaborate double-ruled square boxes (eighteen in total) with dots in the corners and a circular arrangement of 12 roses on green onlays/ interlocking stems on front cover. The rear cover has the same square patterning, but no central rose design. Spine with six panels, five of which are attractively stamped in gilt floral and leaf motif. No. 44 of 50 Copies Only on Large Paper, signed by the printer. A fine copy of a most attractive and period binding. Though a pencil annotation on the front fly indicates that the binding is by Alice Pattinson as evidenced by a pencil inscripton on the veso of the front free endleaf which reads, "Spring Gardens Gal[lery]. Panton Club. July 1925. Mrs Loosely. Book + binding A. P." Annie Power was trained by Douglas Cockerell and worked with Sylvia Stebbing and then joined C. R. Ashbee's Guild of Handicraft c. 1902 where she produced fine bindings until 1905 or thereabouts. A stunning period binding full of the Arts & Crafts flavor of the early 20th Century. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Serie von 15 Ansichten von Venedig, Italien.

      Venedig, um 1890-1900.. Original Fotografien auf Karton in Mappe. ca. 18,6 x 24, 6 cm (meist).. Bekannter Landschafts- und Architekturfotograf, aktiv als Fotograf und Verleger von 1878 - 1910. - Leinenmappe m. Fraßspuren und Gbrsp.

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        27 Original-Silberprints von Indien.

      ev. um 1890-1894.. 27 (plus 3) Original-Photographien. Kl 8° quer (Format ca. 16,5x24,5 cm), reich ornamental goldgeprägter (auf schwarzen Deckelumrandungen) Ganzpergamenteinband der Zeit. Format der Photographien ca. 11x15 cm.. Äusserst dekoratives privates Ganzpergamentalbum mit lose eingesteckten Originalphotographien, die akkurat in kleine Schlitze an den Ecken eingehängt wurden. Die Photos nahezu ohne Altersspuren, gelegentlich ganz leicht nachgedunkelt und hin und wieder an den Rändern schwach ausgesilbert. Die Goldprägung auf dem Einband sehr vereinzelt leichter abgeblättert, schwach gebräunt, der Einband sehr leicht verzogen. Mit einer Widmung eines uns unbekannten William Walton (von dem wohl auch diese Photos stammen) an den berühmten Reise-Schriftstller und Entdecker sowie Maler Henry Savage Landor (1865-1924). Von den insg. 30 Photos zeigen 3 Florenz (2) und vom Genfer See. Landor wurde in Florenz geboren und starb auch dort. - (27 original silver prints, c. 1897, 11 x 15 cm; not signed, some with pencil captions of location beneath. Loosely inserted in an album, 16,5 x 24 cm, Italian contemp. vellum, gilt dentelles on covers, upper cover decor. with a gilt orn. black leather border and titled "Photographs", gilt orn. flat spine. All pictures in good impression, carefully preserved in a flawless binding. - Representing Bombay (3 incl. "Railway Station"), Ahmedabad (4, street scenes and "Facade of the Great Mosque"), Jaipur (2 with i.a. "Elephant taking a long drink"), Amber (2), Agra (4 incl. "The Taj" and a pavilion in the fortress), old Delhi (2), Benares (10, various views of the Ganges, "The burning Ghat", bathing scenes, etc.). Also containing 2 views of Florence and 1 of the Leman Lake. Autogr. dedic. of William Walton to Henry Savage Landor, dated Florence, March 1897. Arnold Henry Savage Landor (Florence 1865-1924) was a painter, explorer, writer, and anthropologist, author of numerous travel relations.

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        Autograph letter to Samuel Goudsmit, the co-discoverer of electron spin, signed 'Werner Heisenberg,' Göttingen, 19 February 1926. Two pages on a single sheet.[Göttingen: 1926].

      Historically important, very detailed, scientific letter showing how Heisenberg, who had invented quantum mechanics just six months earlier, grappled with the difficulties presented by a basic new discovery in quantum physics, that of electron spin by Goudsmit and George Uhlenbeck. Heisenberg describes calculations he has carried out (partly with Pascual Jordan and partly with Wolfgang Pauli) which show that Goudsmit and Uhlenbeck's theory leads to predictions about spectral lines that do not agree with observations, but which would agree if the electron's spin angular momentum was reduced from the amount postulated by Goudsmit and Uhlenbeck by a factor of two. This letter was written just one day before this missing factor of two was explained by the Cambridge physicist Llewellyn Thomas as an effect arising from special relativity. Heisenberg was at this time teaching at the University of Göttingen, having studied there under Arnold Sommerfeld and Max Born.<br/><br/> Translated, the letter reads: <br/><br/> <i>First all of all many thanks for having had the corrections of your article sent to me; it is very good. But the main reason for this letter is something else: the calculations pertaining to your model according to quantum mechanics are now completed (partly in collaboration with Pauli) and in every instance the results are as expected, that is, the Zeeman-effects appear to be correct as far as the intensities and the splitting of lines are concerned. However, for the D-lines the intensities and splitting come out as in Voigt's formula: <br/><br/> W = W_<sub>0</sub> + (2R<sup>2</sup>h<sup>2</sup>Z<sup>4</sup>)/(m c<sup>2</sup>n<sup>3</sup>) [(j(j+1) - k(k+1) - ½ 1/3)/(k(k+½)(k+1)) - 1/(k+½) + 3/4n] <br/><br/> In this formula k is taken to be zero for the term, j=k&plusminus;½. One sees immediately: relativity does not give the Sommerfeld formula; in Sommerfeld the last two terms are of course -1/(k+1) +3/4n). Therefore in any case the relativistic explanation of the doublets collapses. But furthermore: your theory gives exactly double the observed fine-structure separation. Accordingly it gives no separation in screening doublets and magnetic doublets either. But it yields the remarkable coincidence: if the factor 2 in your electron is annulled then, firstly, the correct doublet value follows and, secondly, the correct separation in screening and magnetic doublets; that is, exactly Sommerfeld's formula. <br/><br/> From all of this I would like to deduce that an electron is not a point charge and that your theory regarding magnetism is about right; but that new research on the mechanical behavior of electrons will be necessary in order to understand the doublets logically. Here it might be useful to do some research about the distance existing between triplets and singlets ...</i><br/><br/> When the visible lines of the spectrum of hydrogen are observed in a powerful spectroscope, they appear as close doublets. In atoms having two electrons outside the closed core, or shell, of electrons the lines are split into triplets; higher multiplets are also possible. This phenomenon, known as the 'fine structure' of the hydrogen spectrum, was established experimentally around 1890 but did not receive an explanation until Sommerfeld's theory of 1915-16, which had wide influence through its detailed treatment in Sommerfeld's classic textbook <i>Atombau und Spektrallinien</i> (1919). Sommerfeld modified Bohr's treatment of the hydrogen atom from 1913 by taking into account the theory of relativity, in particular the variation in the mass of the revolving electron - hence Heisenberg refers to the 'relativistic theory' in his letter. Sommerfeld's theory was accepted by most physicists until near the end of the reign of the 'old' quantum theory in 1925, but by that time a number of discrepancies had been found between experiment and the theory's predictions. There was also the problem of the anomalous Zeeman effect, which had been a thorn in the side of the old quantum theory for a decade and was still not satisfactorily resolved. <br/><br/> The theoretical situation changed dramatically in the summer of 1925, with Heisenberg's invention of quantum mechanics. The first test of the new theory was its ability to explain the frequencies in the hydrogen spectrum in Bohr's theory of 1913. The necessary calculations were carried out by Pauli in the fall of 1925; he found perfect agreement between theory and observation. The next step was to attack the old problems of the fine structure and the anomalous Zeeman effect. "In attempting to explain the splitting of atomic energy levels, the so-called 'fine structure,' Pauli had found it necessary to postulate a 'particular two-valuedness of the quantum-theoretic properties of the electron, which cannot be described from the classical point of view.' "Within a few months this property of the electron was given a physical description which, it is true, is not satisfactory from the viewpoint of classical physics. This description is regarded as the discovery of the <i>intrinsic angular momentum</i> or <i>spin</i> of the electron. In fact the description was given twice. Already in January [Ralph] Kronig discussed it with Pauli who was completely opposed to the idea so that Kronig did not publish it. The concept of the electron spin was independently proposed and published by Uhlenbeck and Goudsmit, who thus became the discoverers of spin" (Brandt, pp. 148-9). <br/><br/> "When Dutch physicists S. A. Goudsmit and G. E. Uhlenbeck invented the idea of spin in the fall of 1925 to replace <i>Zwang</i> and two-valuedness, the situation in quantum atomic physics had entirely changed, but the 'learned gentlemen' - as Bohr and Kronig called them [i.e., Heisenberg and Pauli] - were still unreceptive and now had additional reasons to be so. Both Heisenberg and Pauli expected all <i>Zusatzregeln</i> (ad hoc rules), including <i>Zwang</i> and two-valuedness, to arise naturally from the quantum-mechanical formalism. Spin, already problematic, seemed just another appendage. But Heisenberg, ever open to pragmatic thinking and contradictory, so-called formal solutions, was easily tempted. "All difficulties would be removed with a magic touch," he declared, "therefore I am not immediately opposed to the G[oudsmit] idea." Only an extra factor of two in the calculated separation of doublet lines prevented practical results. <br/><br/> "Pauli responded indignantly to Heisenberg's fascination with spin. Models of rotating and orbiting atomic particles - which looked even more than before like miniature planets orbiting the sun while rotating on their axes - were, to him, anathema ... Pauli's philosophical objections and the extra factor of two notwithstanding, Heisenberg proceeded to run Goudsmit's model through the 'matrix mill' [i.e., matrix quantum mechanics] to see what came out" (Cassidy, <i>Uncertainty</i>, pp. 208-9). "Towards the end of the year he had reported to Pauli the preliminary results he had obtained in collaboration with Jordan. Although these appeared to be rather encouraging, the question had still remained open whether electron spin fitted into the quantum-mechanical scheme or even made any sense at all. Bohr, for example, was tempted to accept Uhlenbeck and Goudsmit's hypothesis as denoting important progress in the theory of atomic structure, while Pauli raised any number of objections. In between the two protagonists was Heisenberg, who saw the advantages of using 'Goudsmit's theory' - as he called it (Heisenberg to Pauli, 24 December 1925) - in order to explain the complex structure and the Zeeman effects of atomic spectra. But he was very bothered by the apparent failure of the theory to describe the splitting quantitatively, especially the factor 2 which spoiled the agreement between the observed and calculated fine-structure results" (Mehra & Rechenberg III, p. 269). <br/><br/> "After meeting in Leiden with Uhlenbeck, Goudsmit, and Ehrenfest, their mentor, an optimistic Bohr toured Europe in December 1925 as self-anointed 'prophet of the magnetic electron gospel,' which only encouraged believer Heisenberg's openly unphilosophical attitude toward spin. By February 1926, Heisenberg and Jordan were assembling a manuscript on the subject in Göttingen, despite "the damned factor of two." Heisenberg pleaded with Pauli to find a way to render spin acceptable. "I don't know what we should do with the Zeeman effects without Goudsmit [i.e., without the spin hypothesis] [Heisenberg to Pauli, 27 January 1926]." <br/><br/> It is at this stage that we find the present letter. Heisenberg reports to Goudsmit that his quantum-mechanical calculations of the anomalous Zeeman effect gives results in accord with experimental observations, but that the doublet fine structure splittings do not come out correctly, but would do so if '<i>the factor 2 in your electron is annulled</i>' (Heisenberg mentions the D-lines, a particular doublet in the spectrum of sodium, which has properties similar to that of hydrogen since atoms of both elements have one electron outside the core). The solution to this paradox was to arrive almost immediately. <br/><br/> "Pauli remained intransigent, even after L. H. Thomas, an English visitor to Bohr's institute, found a surprising error in the relativistic calculation of the relative motion of the electron as it orbited the nucleus. Pauli and Heisenberg had simply erred. Thomas's correction eliminated the obstinate two and with it any mathematical objection to the theory" (Cassidy, <i>Uncertainty</i>, p. 209). Thomas's note was submitted to <i>Nature</i> on 20 February, 1926, just one day after the present letter; Bohr informed Pauli on the same day. Pauli initially rejected the 'Thomas factor,' but eventually conceded in a postcard to Goudsmit on 13 March. <br/><br/> "With Pauli's capitulation the path was clear to solve what Bohr and Pauli had called the 'modest' part of the electron problem: namely, to perform quantum-mechanical calculations of the anomalous Zeeman effects and the fine structure of the hydrogen lines ... All one had to do now was to bring in the factor ½ obtained by Thomas. This was done by Jordan, for Heisenberg had left Göttingen after the end of the winter semester for an extended vacation, and a few days after 12 March, the date of Pauli's capitulation, he (Jordan) sent the joint paper on the anomalous Zeeman effects - which also included the fine structure of the hydrogen lines - to <i>Zeitschrift für Physik</i>, where it was published three months later" (Mehra & Rechenberg III, pp. 272-3). <br/><br/> "The astonishing results served as both culmination and completion of years of old business ... For Heisenberg and Jordan, such successes constituted important support not only for spin but for matrix mechanics itself" (Cassidy, <i>Uncertainty</i>, p. 210). <br/><br/> H. Kragh, 'The fine structure of hydrogen and the gross structure of the physics community,' <i>Historical Studies in the Physical Sciences</i> 15 (1985), pp. 67-125. This article contains a detailed history of attempts to explain the fine structure, including an analysis of the present letter (pp. 120-121).. Autograph letter, in German, to Samuel Goudsmit signed 'Werner Heisenberg,' Göttingen, 19 February 1926. Two pages on a single sheet 283 x 223 mm, two punch-holes to left margin, catching two letters, but not affecting legibility

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        Madonna. Handgeschnitzte und handbemalte Madonna wohl aus England um 1890.

      - Schöne handgechnitzte große Madonnenfigur mit blauem Sternenmantel und goldener Krone. Wohl aus England aus dem ausgehenden 19. Jahrhundert. Unten mit eingelassener Marke *Entirely hand carved*. Gesamthöhe 74 cm, maximale Breite 24 cm, maximale Tiefe der Grundplatte 16 cm, Gewicht 5000 Gramm. Schöne handgeschnitzte Arbeit mit rot-gold-blauer Bemalung. Auf dem linken Arm mit montierter Schraube, offenbar trug die Madonna in ihren Händen ein Jesukind, das hier fehlt. Die Figur mit kleinen Bereibungen und wenigen kleinen Farbabplatzungen - insgesamt von guter Erhaltung. ( Hier leider wegen der Größe kein Versand, hier nur Selbstabholung ). ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

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        En voyage. Le Rhin. Dessins de Victor Hugo

      Eugène Hugues 1890 - Un des 60 exemplaires sur papier de Chine numérotés (n° 44) après 20 japon et avant 80 vélin, 1 vol. in-4 br. (32 x 21,5 cm), Eugène Hugues, Paris, s.d. (1890 selon Vicaire), 288 pp. Rare exemplaire sur papier de chine numéroté (second papier après 20 Japon). Etat satisfaisant (fentes et frott. au dos en tête et queue, des rouss. mais agréable fraîcheur générale, ex-libris ms. récent en page de titre) pour ce rare exemplaire sur grand qui mériterait d'être établi dans une reliure de qualité. Vicaire, IV, 410 Langue: Français [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        "Bauernhof am Niederrhein" originales Ölgemälde auf Leinwand ca.70x95cm; rechts unten signiert; um 1890

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        The Gentle Art of Making Enemies

      London: Heinemann, 1890. First. hardcover. very good. [14], 292 pages. square 8vo, gilt-lettered drab boards backed in tan cloth; uncut edges (lightly soiled but still sound, attractive and internally clean). London: William Heinemann, 1890. First trade edition. A very good copy, inscribed by Whistler with his butterfly device, "a Monsieur Johnson - avec compliments." Protected with a lettered blue cloth dust wrapper and matching slipcase. Whistler's take on the infamous libel suit against critic John Ruskin, who unkindly described one of Whistler's paintings as "flinging a pot of paint in the public's face."

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        The Sign of Four

      London: Spencer Blackett, 1890., 1890. FIRST EDITION from celebrated crime writer A. Conan Doyle. Octavo, with a frontispiece engraving by Charles Kerr. The outstanding second novel featuring Sherlock Holmes, in original publisher's boards, attractively respined. The decorative covers are blocked with wide black patterned border and floral tools at corners, title/author's name in gilt, tooled similarly on spine to style. Covers show a little edgewear, extremities of text block a little rubbed and worn, black endpapers neatly replaced. A used but inexpensive copy of a scarce book; a classic piece of crime fiction.

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        Wits and Beaux of Society, The

      London: J.W. Jarvis & Son, 1890. - The Wits and Beaux of SocietyA Spectacular Pair of Late-NineteenthCentury Cosway-Style BindingsExtra-Illustrated with Sixty-Eight Fine Engraved Portraits[COSWAY-STYLE BINDING]. WHARTON, Grace and Philip, pseudonym. The Wits and Beaux of Society New edition with a Preface by Justin Huntly McCarthy, And the original illustrations by H.K. Browne and James Godwin. London, J.W. Jarvis & Son, 1890. Two large octavo volumes (9 9/16 x 7 3/16 inches; 243 x 182 mm.). xxxii, 262, (2, blank); vi, 246 pp. Two frontispieces and 14 plates by H.K. Browns and James Godwin.Extra-illustrated by the insertion of sixty-eight fine engraved portraits including one hand-colored.Full late nineteenth century black crushed levant morocco, covers richly decorated in gilt, spines with five raised bands, decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt board edges, wide decoratively gilt tooled-turn-ins, gilt decorated maroon morocco doublures, all edges gilt, watered silk end-leaves. The first volume with an oval portrait miniature (3 1/8 x 2 1/2 inches) under glass, of William Wycherley, set into the front doublure and "Binding Specially Executed / Miniatures Painted on Ivory / After Celebrated Portraits / William Wycherley / After Painting by / Sir Peter Lely" stamped in gilt on front watered silk endleaf. The second volume with an oval portrait miniature (3 1/8 x 2 1/2 inches) under glass, of Talleyrand, set into the front doublure and "Binding Specially Executed / Miniatures Painted on Ivory / After Celebrated Portraits / Talleyrand / After Painting by Gerard". A very fine pair of Cosway-Style bindings.Each volume chemised in a light green cloth slipcase, lettered in gilt on spine.The Wits and Beaux:George Villiers (1592-1628), Count Grammont (1621-1707), Lord Rochester (1647-1680), Beau Fielding (1650-1712), William Congreve (1670-1729), Beau Nash (1674-1761), Philip - Duke of Wharton (1698-1731), Lord Hervey (1696-1743), Philip Dormer Stanhope (1694-1773), The Abbe Scarron (1610-1660), Francois Duc de la Rochefoucault (1613-1680), The Duc de Saint-Simon (1675-1755), Horace Walpole (1717-1797), George Selwyn (1719-1791), Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751-1816), Beau Brummell (1778-1840), Theodore Edward Hook (1788-1841), Sydney Smith (1771-1845) & George Bubb Dodington - Lord Melborne (1691-1762)."When Grace and Philip Wharton found that they had pleased the world with their "Queens of Society," they very sensibly resolved to follow up their success with a companion work. Their first book had been all about women; the second book should be all about men. Accordingly they set to work selecting certain types that pleased them; they wrote a fresh collection of pleasant essays and presented the reading public with "Wits and Beaux of Society". The one book is as good as the other; there is not a pin to choose between them. There is the same bright easy, gossiping style, the same pleasing rapidity. There is nothing tedious, nothing dull anywhere. They do not profess to have anything to do with the graver processes of history -- these entertaining volumes; they seek rather to amuse than to instruct, and they fulfill their purpose excellently. There is instruction in them, but it comes in by the way; one is conscious of being entertained, and it is only after the entertainment is over that one finds that a fair amount of information has been thrown in to boot. The Whartons have but old tales to tell, but they tell them very well, and that is the first part of their business." (Preface).Katherine Thomson (1797&#150;1862) (née Byerley, also as Mrs A. T. Thomson, pseudonym Grace Wharton) was an English writer, known as a novelist and historian. She was the seventh daughter of Thomas Byerley of Etruria, Staffordshire, a nephew by marriage and sometime partner and manager of the pottery works of Josiah Wedgwood. She married, in 1820, the physician Anthony Todd Thomson, as his second wife. During their residence in London, for some of the time at Hinde St

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        New game - The steeple chase. Spielbrett für ein Pferde-Rennspiel mit 100 Feldern für ein Würfelspiel

      London, A. Collier, 1890 (ca.). Spielplan in originalkolor. Lithografie. Montiert auf kartonierten Original-Leinenbezug mit Gold- und Blindprägung, 44 x 70,5 cm. - Vgl. D'Allegmagne S. 228 mit Abbildung. - Seltenes englisches Pferde-Rennspiel, mittig die ovale Ansicht eines Pferderennens mit Zuschauern im Hintergrund (21 x 47 cm), außerhalb die nummerierten Spielfelder (7,5 cm breit) mit sechs kleinen und einer größeren (links zwischen dem Titel) Abbildungen, sowie in den Ecken vier weitere Illustrationen in ornamentaler Verzierung. Die Illustrationen im Spielfeld zeigen verschiedene Hindernisse, wie Wassergraben, Zäune und Mauern. Die größere Illustration im Spielfeld zeigt die Jockeys beim Wiegen. Die Eckillustrationen zeigen verschiedene Szenen des Pferderennens. - Das Spielfeld ist in zwei Teilen auf Original-Leinen aufgezogen. Das Spielfeld nur minimal stockfleckig, sonst in sehr guter Erhaltung.

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        Old and New London. A Narrative of Its History, Its People, and Its Places. In 6 Volumes; + Greater London. In 2 Volumes. Leather Binding. Coloured Frontis to the First Volume, Plus Hundreds Of Illustrations & Plans, Many Full-page.

      Cassell, Peter & Galpin 1890. London, No Date, Ca.1890 &1894. BINDING: The Eight Volumes are bound in matching half leather with gilt lettering to spines. CONDITION: Light scuffing to spines and corners, occasional foxing, otherwise a very good set.

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        The Descent of Man and the Selection in Relation to sex

      Murray, 1890, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No JacketThe boards are worn and a bit marked - not excessively so considering age. The ffep and half-title are missing. Library markings and some rippling. Soundly bound. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: ie100.

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        Die Sklavenkarawane mit 16 Tondruckbildern.

      Union Deutsche Verlagsgesellschaft Stuttgart, Berlin, Leipzig 1890. 496 S. 18,5-22,5 cm cm Leineneinband o. Schutzumschlag dritte Auflage - Gebundenes Exemplar im ill. roten OGanzleineneinband mit 16 Tondruckbildern altersgemäß gut erhalten. Einband mit leichten Kratzspuren und gering berieben. Buchrücken an den Kapitalen gestaucht und mit kleinen Einrissen. Ecken und Kanten bestoßen. Marmorierter Schnitt. Im hinteren Vorsatz Gelenkinnenfalz aufgeplatzt. Buchblock gelockert. Fliegendes Blatt, Leerseite und Schmutztitelblatt mit sauber herausgeschnittener Ecke (vermutlich befanden sich dort Besitzereintragungen, Rest eines Stempels ist noch zu sehen). Dadurch ist 1 Tondruckbild im Vorsatz nicht mehr vollständig (fehlt winziger Teil) Bild: Begegnung mit Hasab Murat. Alle Seiten mit leichter Randbräune. S. 63/64 etwas verknickt. Sonst gepflegter Innenteil. Schiefgelesen..

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        Kolor. orig. Umrissradierung mit getuschtem Zierrand, gezeichnet und gestochen von J. Knipp. (Späterer Abzug von der Originalplatte, ca. 1833).

      Wien, Artaria, (um 1890).. Ca. 26 x 40 cm.. Vgl. Nebehay-W. 59 (ohne die vorliegende Ansicht mit Nr. 47) und Thieme-B. XXI, 3.- Sorgfältig und in zarten Farben kolorierte Ansicht mit dem Blick auf das Hietzinger Tor und den baumbestandenen Platz vor der Kirche mit der Mariensäule, belebt durch Spaziergänger und Kutschen.- Breitrandig und in sauberem Erhaltungszustand. Unter Passepartout und Glas gerahmt.

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        The Tragic Muse

      London: Macmillan and Company 1890., 1890. First English Edition. Three volumes, crown octavo. Bound in original blue cloth, titled in gilt, coated black endpapers. No ownership names, internally clean, Mudie's library labels to all volumes (one neatly removed), bindings shelfworn, text blocks shaken in the case with gauze-cloth joints showing to inside gutters. A used but serviceable and inexpensive set, housed in a robust fleece-lined slipcase. Henry James' classic comedy of manners, this was his final triple decker. 500 copies only. Edel & Laurence A34b. Supino 34.8.0.

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        Delia Bathing and Celia's Doves.

      Vizetelly & Co. [1890], London - Exquisite full morocco inlaid binding signed in rear turn-in, "The Garret." A striking binding in the manner of the Guild of Women BInders or the closely allied Hampstead Bindery, featuring Nouveau-style wandering stems with onlay green leaves and terminating in red onlay flower designs, orange onlay designs, elaborate gilt fillet on both covers, spine and dentelles. A wonderfully conceived binding and no doubt the work of an experienced binder, perhaps executed by Guido Bruno (1884-1942), known as "the Barnum of Bohemia," who worked out of an establishment in NYC called, "The Garret" (note same spelling). It was known that for a fee, tourists could observe "genuine Bohemian" artists at work there, and in 1916, the New York Times reported a fire at the premises which destroyed art treasures, rare manuscripts and books. Translated by H. G. Keene. Illustrated with copper engravings after C. Eisen. Limited to 1000 Copies, 250 for Sale in the U. S., and Numbered #3. Some foxing throughout, occasionally heavy. Binding is near fine. A rare and splendid example of early 20th Century bookbinding.

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        A THOUSAND MILES ON AN ELEPHANT IN THE SHAN STATES.

      A GRAND PRIMARY SOURCE ON EARLY TRAVELS IN S.E. ASIA & CHINALondon 1890, - Blackwood. Decorated cloth, very good, 484p.,94 b.w. illustrations,8 fold out maps,7 in color, appendix,title page has rubber stamp, else contents clean, usual wearto head/tail spine, corners, solid copy,index. FIRST EDITION Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Kate Greenaway's Almanack for 1891

      London: George Routledge and Sons. Fine in Fine dust jacket. [1890]. First Edition. Hardcover. Cloth-backed paper-covered gilt- and color-decorated boards, a. E. G, blue clay-paper endpages, in the original printed paper dust-wrapper; illustrated in color throughout. Book is very near fine, with just a small scrape to the lower inner corner of the front pastedown; jacket is remarkably fine, with just a little offsetting from the colored endpapers to one edge of the front flap; Kate Greenaway's "1891" publication in her Almanack series, published for the years 1883 through 1897, except 1896. Republished in the late 1920s with the illustrations of the original series .

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        TWO YEARS IN THE FRENCH WEST INDIES.

      New York 1890, - Harper. Green decorated cloth, 413p., 44 b.w.illustrations, appendix, very good. See Perkins p.18 formore details. FIRST EDITION, LIMITED 2000 COPIES. R A R E Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Cuban Bull Fight Album

      Havana, Cuba: Carranza & Brothers, 1890. With 12 chromolithographed panels of bull fighting scenes, signed in the plate "J. Arios", hinged together accordion-style. 1 vols. Panels and covers each 5 x 7-1/2 inches. Original printed cover, front hinge weak, some worming to lower inside corner away from images, and minor wear, but a very good copy of a scarce and fragile work. Chromolithographed Cuban Bull Fight Album, Ca. 1890 Vivid and colorful bullfighting scenes, featuring the various techniques of the matadors and others in the arena. No text, apart from the cover information, in English. A remarkable survival.

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        Contes à madame

      Original issue for which there is no mention of major papers.Binding to open combed bradel paper, smooth back, marine morocco title piece set with golden fielts, covers preserved, elegant binding pastiche signed Thomas Boichot.Precious autograph signed by the author: "A Guy de Maupassant, his friend." Calmann Lévy Paris 1890 12x18,5cm relié

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        Another Brownie Book

      New York: The Century Co.. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1890. First Edition. Hardcover. Original glossy illustrated boards, colored endpapers, in the publisher's printed brown dust wrapper; illustrated throughout in b/w. Spine a touch toned and soiled, dedication page filled out and dated, and a former owner has appliqued a color vignette (in harmony with the style of the book) to the top of that page; the jacket has chips out at the corners and spine tips, with punctures and short tears at the folds, some unfortunately mended with old cello-tape on the verso; still quite pleasing and attractive; A beautiful copy of a delicate book in the scarce and fragile jacket .

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        The Sign of the Four; or, The Problem of the Sholtos. [In:] Lippincott's Monthly Magazine. A Popular Journal of General Literature, Science, and Politics. Vol. XLV, January to June, 1890

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1890. First American edition of the second Sherlock Holmes novel. Frontispiece, title page, pp. 147-223, in bound volume. 1 vols. 8vo. Publisher's half morocco, marbled endsheets. Bound without wrappers, with cumulative title page and index. Some minor traces of rubbing, superficial soiling to top and fore edge not affecting text block. Very good plus. The second Sherlock Holmes novel, in the complete volume of Lippincott's Monthly.

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        Poems: Edited by two of her Friends Mabel Loomis Todd and T.W. Higginson. [with] (the same) Second Series. (and) Third Series. Edited by Mabel Loomis Todd

      3 vols. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1890-1891-1896. 3 vols., small 8vo, xvi, [13]-152; viii, [1]-230; viii, 1-200 pp. Vol. 1 bound in white cloth stamped with floral design on upper cover in silver, lettered in gold, backstrip gray cloth lettered in gilt, gilt top; vol. 2 bound in gray cloth with same designs and lettering all in gilt, gilt top; vol. 3 bound in green cloth with same designs and lettering all in gilt, gilt top. Issue points and condition stated below. First editions of one of America?s greatest poets of the 19th-century. The first volume (500 copies printed) is a bit dull, backstrip lettering dull and cloth darkened, first gathering skillfully repaired in the hinge and along the for-edge where the paper had chipped; Myerson?s binding B with the lettering stamped in gold. The other two volumes, both Myerson?s binding B, are in very good condition, unbumped, fresh and gilt-stamping bright, backstrips a little darkened. The second and third volumes both have the Roberts imprint at the foot of the backstrip. Sets of all three in such good condition are seldom encountered. BAL 4655, 4656, 4661.

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        Bush - Whacking and other Asiatic Tales and Memories. IN FULL MOROCCO

      8vo., First Edition, on laid paper, fore - edges lightly spotted; handsomely bound in dark red full morocco, sides with double frame border stopped at corners with gilt rosettes, back with five raised bands ruled in gilt, second and fourth compartments lettered in gilt, all other compartments tooled with gilt lozenge, a most attractive copy ideal as a gift or for presentation. Includes recollections of the Pahang Disturbances of December 1890 - September 1891, and the expeditions into the 'Benighted Lands' of 1894 and 1895. VERY SCARCE

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        The Malay Archipelago: the Land of the Orang - Utan and the Bird of Paradise. A Narrative of Travel, with Studies of Man and Nature. [Tenth Edition]. REMARKABLY BRIGHT, CLEAN COPY

      8vo., Tenth Edition, with frontispiece (original tissue guard present), title - vignette, 7 plates, very numerous illustrations and maps (a number full - page) in the text, a folding coloured map and a folding map coloured in outline, top lightly dust - soiled, minimal spotting to fore - edge; green cloth, gilt back, black endpapers, upper hinge paper parted (but binding entirely sound), a remarkably well - preserved, bright, clean, fresh copy. With contemporary prize bookplate on front paste - down. The most celebrated work, dedicated appropriately to Darwin, by the co - discoverer of the process of evolution through natural selection. The tenth edition, first published in 1890, is the definitive text, for in it Wallace incorporates the latest results of researches by subsequent travellers to the region and adds footnotes wherever his original facts or conclusions are modified by later discoveries. His well - known appendix on the crania and the languages of man in the archipelago includes a glossary of one hundred and seventeen words in thirty - three languages of the region. A LOVELY COPY OF A KEY WORK IN THE LITERATURE OF EVOLUTION.

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        In Darkest Africa

      Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, London 1890 - In Darkest Africa by Henry M. Stanley. First British edition in original red-orange cloth. 2 Volumes with a folding map bound in for volumes I and II. Publisher: Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, London, 1890. Bindings are in very good to near fine condition with slight rubbing. 529, 472 pages. Spine and front cover bright with gold lettering and illustrations of soldiers. Contents clean, moderate foxing. Bookplates on pastedowns of both volumes. Both volumes with owner&#146;s stamp on ffep of: Ambassador Philip K. Crowe American Embassy Union of South Africa. 6 x 9 inches. A nice tight set. Inventory #15-198. Price: $650. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Circa 1890 - 1930s Collection of Photographs, Correspondence and Paper Ephemera of Dr. Adolf Marcuse & Family, German Military Physician During World War One (with) a Letter Referrng to Albert Einstein

      Germany: Not Published, 1890. Photographs: All loose images, with about 65 photos directly relating to World War I, with about 8 student cadet photographs, some dedicated to Adolf Marcuse and including a couple of men with faces bearing bandages on their faces, probably from dueling; images of nurses, Augusta hospital 1914, doctors, nursing staff and guards at army hospital, interior views of wounded men on wards, real-photo postcard views of bombed areas in Lille and other areas, snapshot of wounded men in field trench being examined; some regiments, places, dates recorded on backs; at least one image of Allied soldiers being marched or guarded by German troops, possibly British & French men. With a group of 1/2 dozen of women violinists, some with several copies, we assume these are Eva Katschinsky (who married Marcuse) and one photo postcard signed from another female violinist to her, with a couple of men with stringed instruments. With a photo-postcard signed from a gentleman expressing thanks to A. Marcuse; also about 200 pieces of family + friends portraiture, school photos including group images and others inscribed to Marcuse, a few travel and formal occasion images, dinners, graduations, fun amateur dramatic events in costume, parties, architecture, perhaps of family homes, a few group images of women, at a hospital or clinic and one with Dr. Marcuse also, a variety of formats for these, from posed studio portraiture done in Germany circa 1890 - 1935 to snapshots, real photo postcards and more, sizes vary; many of these are identified or dated or have photographic studio imprint; and a much later souvenir photo from the Georgian Bay Line with A.Marcuse & family on board one of the line's Great Lakes cruise ships, circa 1950s. Correspondence: 1914 letter Berlin, from Fridhof Frankel; 1915 letter from a friend in the Corps Zastrow; a 1917 postcard to Eva with the stamp of musical composer Professor Issay Barmas and 1917 short letter on mourning paper also from Barmas, a few postcards to Marcuse until circa 1931 Berlin and a few other personal notes from friends. Also a 4-page typed letter dated January 1939 Amsterdam from 'Gunther' presumably a nephew, to "Lieber Onkel Adolf" regarding his attempts to leave Holland and emigrate to the United States, with much hope placed on his friendship with a Mrs. Perleberg and Mrs. Lumley - who, with their connections and with his own to Albert Einstein he may somehow acquire a scholarship or position at Princeton - with alternative plans possibly to England - Einstein & his influence in this case mentioned several times, his name being regarded as particularly influential. Miscellaneous: a four-sided camp newspaper, "Der Stacheldraht Weihnachtszeitung fur das Feldlazarett 397" printed on pale green paper, with the pencil name of Marcuse, printed Frankreich, OU. im Jahre des Heils 1917 with poetry, information on the doctors at this field-hospital, camp entertainments - the military hospital depicted in this collections' photos; 4 printed amateur or student theater and music broadsides, two of which list the polar explore Fritz Loewe as one of the participants in 1910 and 1912, the other sheets for musical performances. Also listing Fritz Loewe is a large broadside sheet 12 3/4" x 16 1/2" giving the individual subjects for the students of the Provinzialschulkollegium Berlin summer studies program; a (9) page typed and side-sewn paper, "Richard Wagner und seine Meister-Sanger" with corrections and a handwritten commentary at the final page; several 'zeugnis-heft' or school report cards for Adolf Marcuse for the years 1894 - 1903, with 4 similar loose broadside-style printed zeugnis report sheets from the Stadtische hohere Schule zu Montjoie 1903-1904, and 25 additional zuegnis 1904 - 1912 for A. Marcuse from the Konigliches Joachimsthalsches Gymnasium, also broadside style sheets, these reporting on his work in the schools; several dozen pages of manuscript poetry, all signed by Adolf Marcuse, mostly dated 1910 - 1927; a booklet with the name of Adolf Marcuse on the cover, with theater and drama-related writings in manuscript, about 30 pages; a small booklet, perhaps done for school drama class with the name of Eva Katschinsky on the cover, with a (16) page play written in pencil; a musical manuscript, lyrics & staff notation, 5 bars initialed A.M. in 1913; several newspaper clippings referring to and publicizing musical performances, with the commonality of the musical performance career of Eva Katschinsky, violinist; group of about 30 unused bookplates of Adolf Marcuse, with a owl-globe-open book in a circle, name with a stylized nouveau floral surround, printed black on cream paper stock and a billing notice form the Privat-Klinik Bethesda Berlin to Hrrn Dr. Med. A. Marchuse for 'wife & child' evidently for a hospital stay in 1913, perhaps for a childbirth; several postally-used postcards or otherwise identified, mostly scenic, travel related German locations, a pamphlet "In Memoriam S.G. Rosenbaum" with a photograph of S.G. & Francis F. Rosenbaum Jr. in 1928; in very good condition. NOTE: Adolf Marcuse - this is not the astronomer of the same name, who died in 1930 - although there is a certain resemblance, perhaps they were related; it appears from some of the later snapshot photographs that some of the family members may have served in the American military in WWII, some parts of the family may have come to the U.S. to settle; others who were friends of the family, as Fritz Loewe, were certainly Jewish and either fled or were killed in Germany. Condition: Some wear & rubbing, soil; paper ephemera usually with old fold lines, darkening; the photos and other materials in good to very good condition.. Manuscript & Photography . Not Bound. 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        Harper's Bazaar 1890. FULL YEAR BOUND VOLUME

      New York.: Harper Brothers.. VOLUME 23.. 1890.. Massive volume; three-quarter leather binding 16 x 11 inches; 1052 pp. Fifty-two lavishly illustrated issues; 32 featuring a Supplement. Of great interest are the 24 tipped-in folded patterns for clothing: women's garments, young girls' garments; dolls' costumes, etc. These are bound into the volume, and all are in very good condition. Copious illustrations of women's and young girls' clothing are featured in the newspaper; these include tennis blouses, formal evening wear, riding habits, gowns for various occasions including weddings; also shawls, hats, embroidery patterns and more. Several newspapers have short marginal tears (repaired with archival tape); one cover was soiled in the mail. Abrasions to exterior: spine edges and corners of covers; overall very good condition. ITEM WEIGHS APPROXIMATELY 20 LBS: WE WILL QUOTE EXTRA SHIPPING CHARGES. The rear page of each issue of the newspaper features captioned cartoon images (6 x 4.5 inches or so); many of these depict African-American characters whose verbal exchanges are rendered in dialect. There are other cartoons featuring Chinese characters. The newspaper's extensive single and double-page illustrations focus on costumes of the day, but others reflect wider-ranging interests. These include a bird's eye view of Rome, bicycling, the deck of an Iron Clad (ship) photographed from the mast of another vessel, art work by various artists including Alice Barber (Stevens) whose Harmony in a Virginia Cabin depicts an African-American family, a full-page illustration depicting a female photographer, illustrations of theatrical interest, etc. Loads of full-page illustrations of British royalty and English historical subjects make clear the Anglophile leanings of the publisher and no doubt the bulk of the newspaper's readers. A small mailing label on the front cover of the newspaper identifies the subscriber to the publication as Jacob Kamm of Portland Oregon. Kamm, a prominent businessman in 19th century Portland, founded the Oregon Steam Navigation Company and was heavily involved in real estate in the city. His estate was valued at over four million dollars at the time of his death in 1912. The volume is in very good condition, tight and attractive in its binding. Uncommon in such good condition. .

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        Landschaft bei Leutstetten in Oberbayern mit einem Gewässer im Vordergrund.

      . Kohle und weiße Kreide, auf graugrünem Zeichenkarton, rechts unten bezeichnet, datiert und signiert "Leutstetten 1890. C M-B", mit dem handschriftlichen Zusatz: "nach Frankfurt verkauft, als Ölbild gemalt". 29,4:45 cm.. "Um Peter Halm scharte sich auf der Reichenau eine größere Zahl von Künstlern, teils aus der Schülerschaft in München, teils aus der Gegend des Oberrheins [...] Zu ihnen gehörte der thematisch und technisch vielseitige Carl Theodo Meyer-Basel, dessen Aufenthalten auf der Reichenau eine große Zahl stimmungsvoller Zeichnungen und Radierungen von der Bodenseelandschaft zu verdanken sind und die im Gesamtwerk des Künstlers seine größte Leistung verkörpern." (zitiert aus: Ausstellungskatalog Peter Halm: Carl Theodor Meyer-Basel. Ansichten vom Bodensee. Konstanz, Städtische Wessenberg-Gemäldegalerie, 1979, S. 4).

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