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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.

      [Bookseller: Hinck & Wall]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Burgverlag Buchhandelsges.mb.H.]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Ogawa Tosho,Ltd. ABAJ, ILAB]
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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

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Kunst- und Buchantiquariat Graphem]
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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.

      [Bookseller: RARE ORIENTAL BOOK CO., ABAA, ILAB]
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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.

      [Bookseller: RARE ORIENTAL BOOK CO., ABAA, ILAB]
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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.]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
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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).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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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]

      [Bookseller: PARIS-LIBRIS]
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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]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Altstadt Antiquariat Beata Bode]
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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).

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Michael Pyron, Bookseller]
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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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        Ausritt" originales Ölgemälde auf Malplatte ca. 61x77cm; rechts unten signiert; um 1920 [Maße im Rahmen 76x93cm.]

      - 1890 trat Max Mayrshofer in die Kunstgewerbeschule in München, Luisenstraße 18, ein. Seine Lehrer waren unter anderem Strähuber, Sack und Gmalin. Seit 1908 studierte er an der Akademie als Schüler von Otto Seitz, K. v. Marr und Azbe. 1907 übernahm er die Redaktion der Zeitschrift "Die Jugend". Ebenso zeichnete er für die Zeitschriften "Simplicissimus" und "Hyperion".

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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 .

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why]
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        Die Apfelschälerin" originales Ölgemälde auf Leinwand ca.46x36cm; rechts oben signiert; um 1890

      - Maße im aufwendig gearbeiteten und blattvergoldeten Rahmen der renommierten Münchner Fachwerkstatt Petzenhammer 47x57cm.

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        MÜNCHEN. - Bier. "Salvatorquelle am Nockherberg d(er) Zacherl Brauerei in München. Gegr. Anno Dom. 1670." Blick in den Biergarten am Nockherberg mit einer lebhaften Gesellschaft biertrinkender Frauen und Männer, dahinter das Wirtschaftsgebäude, links im Hintergrund der Auer Kirchturm, oben rechts das Münchner Kindl, links der Salvator-Mönch als "Schutzmarke", unten Schriftband.

      - Aquarell über Bleistift, bez. und sign. "Hans Bartolo Brand München", um 1890, 25,5 x 90,5 cm. Zu den Biergartenbesuchern in Biedermeierkleidung gehören ein Postillion, ein tanzendes junges Paar in oberbayerischer Tracht, ein Kürassier mit Raupenhelm, Studenten, spielende Kinder usw., dazu mittig eine Kellnerin in Münchener Tracht, rechts ein Musiktrio (Harfe, Geige, Klarinette) vor dem Pavillon, daneben ein Verkaufsstand für Käse usw. - Aufwendig und dekorativ gerahmt. Sehr stimmungsvolle Szene.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        FUR BRAVE KINDER

      - MEGGENDORFER,LOTHAR. FUR BRAVE KINDER. Munchen: Braun & Schneider ca 1890. 4to, cl. backed boards, cover soiled and corners worn with new spine, VG-. Featuring 8 fine hand-colored tab operated moveable plates including: two children playing with a pear tree, a boy on a toy rocking horse, two roosters frogs and bird in river, cat and mouse, two soldiers, a family in a row boat a man at a forge. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        ILLUSTRATED GUIDE BOOK FOR TRAVELLERS ROUND THE WORLD. Japanese Title: SEKAI RYOKO BANKOKU MEISHO ZUE.

      A COPPER ETCHED & ILLUSTRATED WORLD GUIDE BOOKS [Osaka 1890, - Ueda]. Black cloth spine over colored boards,very good, co-author B.[Unsai] Ueda [Wyeda sic]. 116p., 9.5x 15 cm., Japanese text, English captions, spine, insidegutter mended, else solid. OBSCURE FIRST & ONLY EDITION Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        IRIS KAEMPFERI. 18 best Var. (cover title).

      A beautifully preserved color lithographed horticultural catalogue from the Yokohama Nursery Company, justly famous for the attractiveness of its publications. "The Yokohama Nursery 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) In this offering of iris kaempferi there are only large full page illustrations, with examples identified in small type. There were apparently at least three different collections of the iris kaempferi presented in this format: one with 25 varieties, another with 100, and this one, with 18. The 18 flowers exhibited here are illustrated 2 to a page on 9 plates. The flower colors are in delicate shades of purple, pink and white, all printed against a delicate green printed background. The varieties in this particular collection include: Kumo-isho; Gekka-no-nami;Senjo-no-hora; Oyodo; Shippo; Momiji-no-taki; O-torige; Manadzuru; Tsuru-no kegoromo; Warei-hotei; Gei-sho-ui; Yezo-nishiki; Shiga-no-uranami; Shimoyo-no-tsuki; Kakujakuro; Shishi-ikari; Osho-kun;and Iso-no-nami. Very scarce, especially in this fine condition. OCLC lists 3 copies of this 18 variety issue.With 18 Color Plates Folio (38 x 29 cm); 9 color lithographed plates measuring 83 x 29 cm., with 2 varieties per plate. Original iris paper covers, title printed in gold on upper cover; stabbed and tied with gently fading purple yarns; all plates are vibrant and in fine condition; the only trace of previous ownership is an occasional small pencilled "x" next to the printed name of a variety.

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        Umfangreiche Sammlung

      - (Köln, circa 1890 - 1910). 201 Serien (3 Bilder fehlen) mit 1203 chromolithogr. Bildern in 3 original Alben für Liebig Bilder (Alben etwas bestoßen/1 Album verblichen und etwas fleckig/einige Bilder mit Spuren von Verklebungen) - umfangreiche Sammlung aus erster Hand ohne Entnahmen -

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        Hedda Gabler.

      Skuespil i fire akter. Köpenhamn, Græbes bogtrykkeri, 1890. (2 blanka,4),236,(2 blanka) s. Vinrött dekorerat oklbd med helt guldsnitt. Ryggen lätt, men inte störande, blekt. Ytterfalsarna och pärmkanterna obetydligt nötta. Bakre pärmen med ett par obetydliga solkfläckar. Eva Benedicks ägarnotering på det inledande blanka bladet, daterad 1923 och med anteckningen "ur min mormors, Ebba af Geijerstams boksamling." Fint exemplar.. PMM 375: "Revolution in the theatre". Schiøtz & Ringstrøm, Norske førsteutgaver, s. 170. Ebba af Geijerstam (1841-1923) var gift med Carl Fredrik af Geijerstam (1832-86) som ägde Ribbingsfors och Gullspångs bruk samt var riksdagsman. Hon var syster till Svenska akademiens ständiga sekreterare Carl David af Wirsén (1842-1912)

      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström]
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        REPORT of a Meeting in the Guildhall, London on the subject of THE JEWS IN RUSSIA

      Printed by Wertheimer, Lea & Co, Circus Place, London Wall, London, Great Britain 1890 - OCLC: Libraries worldwide that own item: 3. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        Schwälmer Mädchen mit einem Korb am rechten Arm im Tanzschritt mit einem Schwälmer.

      . Bleistift, Aquarell und Deckweiß auf braunem Papier, links unten signiert "JHHasselhorst". 35:24 cm. - Verso an den Rändern Spuren einer alten Verklebung. Figurenstudie zu Hasselhorsts um 1890 entstandenem Gemälde "Ferkelmarkt in Alsfeld", Freilichtmuseum Hessenpark, Neu-Anspach, Inv. Nr. Z I 197. Aquarell von herausragender malerischer Qualität! Literatur: Ausst. Katalog: Die Künstlerkolonie Willingshausen. Kassel, Orangerie 1980, Nr. 263, mit Abb.; Ausst. Katalog: Johann Heinrich Hasselhorst 1825-1904. Gemälde, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen. Frankfurt am Main., Galerie der Frankfurter Sparkasse, 1989, Nr. 21; "Hessische Heimat." Zeitschrift für Kunst, Kultur, Denkmalpflege. 35. Jahrgang/Heft 2. Sommer 1985. Sonderheft Alsfeld, Abb. S. 62; Ausst. Katalog: Johann Heinrich Hasselhorst und seine Schüler zwei Generationen am Städel. Frankfurt am Main, Ges. zur Förderung Frankfurter Malerei 2004, Farb. Abbildung 7, Seite 68..

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        Dogs, Jackals, Wolves, and Foxes: A Monograph of the Canidae

      London: R.H. Porter, 1890. First Edition. Hardcover. Used: Very Good. J.G. Keulemans. Forty-five hand-colored lithographic plates after J.G. Keulemans, 59 woodcut illustrations. Original brown cloth, teg, bumped corners. Mivart was a colleague of both T.H. Huxley and Charles Darwin, but fell-out with them when he reversed his views on natural selection. Trying to reconcile Darwin's theory of evolution with the beliefs of the Catholic Church, he ended being condemned by all sides. He occupied the chair of philosopy of natural history at the University Louvain, Belgium. 'One of the finest monographs on the subject.' Casey Wood

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        Phillips Planisphere showing the Principal Stars visible for every hour in the year, with leather disc overlay over circular paper over boards

      London: George Philip & Son, Geographical and Educational Depot, 22 Fleet Street, 1890. With Explanation on verso. Made in Germany. c 10 inches in diameter. Fine, one tiny corner chipped.

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        Original Sketchbook of Jewellery Design.

      [c.1890?] 279 largely hand-coloured designs on tissue paper or card, tipped in to a square-ruled note book. Orig. black cloth. Stationery label of L.&D. Grebel, Paris.A wonderful collection of jewellery designs, probably French. The highly detailed designs, largely in colour, are of ornamental combs, bachelor buttons and possibly brooches. The sketches for the decorative heads of combs are elegantly uncomplicated often with a floral design or with the addition of a dove or dragon. The other, largely circular designs, are distinctive in style with the continual inclusion of animals, cherubs, floral patterns, and musical instruments. The more unusual sketches have an air of the fairytale about them; cherubs riding dragonflies, doves, snails and cats; violin-playing crickets and cello-playing mice.

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        ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT OF GENEALOGY FAMILY SEYFRIED, AUTHENTIC WITH DRAWINGS 1890

      1890 Germany. 1890. 30X23. Holandesa con puntas. Manuscrito original de la Genealogia de la Familia Seyfried, escritura gotica con dibujos y orlas originales hechas totalmente a mano. Muy bello ejemplar y raro. Ref 20 Biblioteca A.. Encuadernación de tapa dura. Como Nuevo.

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