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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’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. Very Good.

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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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        Original Photograph Album Owned by Confederate Chaplain Giles Buckner Cooke—Personal Family Heirloom [which he played with as a child, as noted]

      Giles Buckner Cooke, et al., 1890. 1st Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Fair. (Civil War, Photographs) Photograph album owned by Confederate Chaplain Giles Buckner Cooke containing a total of 45 CDVs and cabinet cards. Signed inside front cover, “Mrs. Giles Buckner Cooke, 1886.” Giles Buckner Cooke was a Confederate army officer, educator, and Episcopal minister. During the Civil War, he served as General Robert E. Lee's aide-de-camp and was a member of the 12 man staff who surrendered with Lee at Appomattox. Highlights of the collection include a nice CDV of black lady with 2 white children, a very early [1848] cabinet card of Cooke himself, at least one card annotated by Cooke himself, another with text suspected in his hand, and a nice Queen Victoria cabinet card [an interesting possession for a Confederate of such power]. Album measures 8.75 x 6.5 inches. Rebacked spine with original boards. Raised bird motif on front cover. Some damp-staining on endpapers. Photo album pages toned with some tears. Boards considerably rubbed and scuffed. Fore-edge latch missing. Edge wear. Fair condition overall. 1. Shephard Mallory. Cabinet photo. 2. Reverend Giles Buckner Cooke at ‘48. Cabinet photo. 3. Mrs. Alice Richardson, nee Mallory. Cabinet photo. Chicago: Wilcox. 4. Hon. Charles King Mallory. Cabinet photo. Represented Elizabeth City, York, Warwick, and Williamsburg at the Convention of 1861. 5. Capt. John S. Mallory. Cabinet photo. In uniform. Portland, Oregon: Frank G. Abell. Signed on back, “John S. Mallory.” 6. Ned Mallory. Cabinet photo. Signed on back, “E. S. Mallory” [Edmund Skinner Mallory]. 7. Col. Saml. B. Paul. Cabinet photo. Damaged. New York: W. Kurtz. Signed “Col. Saml. B. Paul, 1870” on back with ink notation, “Baby Giles mutilated this likeness not knowing what he was doing being only 2-3/4 yrs. old.” 8. William Stevenson Mallory. CDV. 9. Stephen Wright Southall. CDV. Petersburg, Va.: Rockwell & Cromwell. Back mark. Stamp. 10. Mrs. Martha C. Lewis. CDV. Norfolk & Portsmouth, Va.: Hobday Brothers. Back mark. 11. William Stevenson Mallory, Jr. CDV. Raleigh, NC: Watson’s. Back mark. 12. Shepperd Mallory. CDV. Louisburg, NC: Y. B. Clifton. 13. Shepperd. CDV. Wilmington, NC: C. W. Yates. Back mark. 14. Alice Corbin. Stamp-size photo card. “Lucy E. Bell, 330 1st St., Louisville” on back in pencil. 15. Rev. Churchill S. Gibson. CDV. Petersburg, Va. Stamp [1866]. 16. “Martyr’s Monument, Sterling. J. Valentine, Photographer to the Queen, Dundee.” CDV. 17. Mr. James Weddell. CDV. Petersburg, Va.: Rockwell & Crowell. Back mark. Stamp. 18. Rev. Thomas Hume. CDV. Petersburg, Va.: Rees & Minnis. 19. Helen Mallory. Cabinet photo. Charlotte, NC: J. H. VanNess. 20. Lieut. Charles King Mallory, Jr. Cabinet photo. NY: Pach Bro’s. Signed “Charles K. Mallory” on back. --- Born in Virginia. Appointed from Virginia. Acting midshipman, June 12, 1861. Served on C.S.R.S. United States, 1861. C.S.S. Beaufort, 1861-62; participated in Battle of Roanoke Island, February 7-8, 1862, and Battle of Hampton Roads, Va., March 8-9, 1862; commended for gallant conduct. C.S.S. Chattahoochee, 1862-63. Died June 1, 1863, from the effect of boiler explosion, aged 18, buried St. John’s Episcopal Church Cemetery, Hampton, Virginia. --- From Moeb’s Confederate States Research Guide, 1991. 21. Frank Mallory. Cabinet photo. NY: Pach Bro’s. Signed “Frank Mallory” on back in same handwriting as #20. 22. Lorna Southall. Cabinet photo. Norfolk, Va.: J. J. Faber. 23. Mary Southall. Cabinet photo. Norfolk, Va.: J. J. Faber. 24. Ellie Southall. Cabinet photo. Norfolk, Va.: J. J. Faber. 25. Mrs. Lewis. Cabinet photo. Raleigh, NC: L. W. Andrews. 26. Mrs. W[m.] Weddell. CDV. Fredricks & Co. 27. Mr. William Weddell. CDV. Richmond, Va.: D. H. Anderson. 28. Hettie [?] Weddell. CDV. Petersburg, Va: G. W. Minnis. 29. Mary Weddell. CDV. Richmond, Va.: D. H. Anderson. 30. Mary Weddell. CDV. Petersburg, Va.: G. W. Minnis. 31. Virginius L. Weddell. CDV. Petersburg, Va.: Rockwell & Crowell. 32. Margaret W. Weddell. CDV. Petersburg, Va.: Rees & Minnis. 33. James Weddell, Jr. CDV. Petersburg, Va.: Rees & Minnis. 34. Jane Weddell. CDV. Petersburg, Va.: G. W. Minnis. 35. Sallie Bragg. CDV. Petersburg, Va.: E. J. Rees, 1871. 36. Belle Jordan. CDV. Petersburg, Va.: Rockwell & Crowell. 37. Walker. CDV. Liverpool: VanDyke & Brown. 38. Rosa Harris. CDV. Richmond Photography Co. 39. [Black woman & two white children.] CDV. Petersburg, Va.: J. R. Rockwell. Stamp. 40. [Sisters]. Cabinet photo. Charlotte, NC: Van Ness. 41. Mrs. William Cameron. Cabinet photo. New York: Gurney. Ink notation on back, “Mrs. William Cameron a dear friend and neighbor in Petersburg from 1865 to 1885. -- G.B.C. [Giles Buckner Cooke]” 42. Mr. John Chandler. Cabinet photo. 43. Queen Victoria. Cabinet photo [laid-in]. Montreal: Notman &Sandham. Ink notation on back, “Queen Victoria.” 44. Napoleon. Cabinet photo [laid-in]. 45. Peter J. Otey. Cabinet card [laid-in]. Printed portrait with “Our Candidate for Congress.” Born in Lynchburg, Va., Peter Johnston Otey served as U.S. Representative from Virginia [Democrat].

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        Mädchen vor dem Anna-Altar in der Stadtpfarrkirche in Rattenberg in Tirol.

      - Öl auf Holz, rechts unten signiert „O. Piltz" sowie zusätzlich auf der rechten Grabplatte „O. Piltz München". 54,5:36 cm. Gerahmt. Vermutlich um 1890 auf einer Studienreise nach Tirol entstanden. Literatur: Wohl identisch mit Bötticher Nr. 63 „Vor dem Hochaltar", aus der Sammlung Adolf von Liebermann, versteigert in Berlin, bei J.M. Heberle, 12.03.1894. Vergleichsliteratur: C. Bantzer: Hessen in der deutschen Malerei. Hrsg. Von A. Baeumerth. Marburg, Hitzeroth, 1993, S. 85 f., Abb. des Gemäldes „Taufe in der Kirche zu Cappel". Piltz war Schüler von Graf St. von Kalckreuth (1820-1894) an der Kunstschule in Weimar. 1870 hielt er sich in Willingshausen auf, mehrere Aufenthalte in Kleinsassen/Rhön sind ebenso belegt. 1882 erhielt er dort den Professorentitel. 1889 siedelte er nach München über, wo er 1893 der Münchner Sezession und dann der Künstlergenossenschaft beitrat. Piltz malte vornehmlich ländliche Genreszenen und Kinder und schilderte Leben und Bräuche bei Jung und Alt auf dem Lande, in Dörfern und kleinen Städten, dem Treiben der Jugend besondere Teilnahme widmend. Sein Bild „Turnunterricht auf dem Lande", 1872, wurde auf den Weltausstellungen in Berlin und Paris gezeigt. Der dargestellte Anna-Altar befindet sich im Knappenschiff (1718) der Pfarrkirche zum Hl. Virgil (erbaut 1473-1507 als zweischiffige Anlage) in der „Nothburgastadt" Rattenberg in Tirol. Das Altarbild stammt von Jakob Zanusi (1679-1732), Engel (1702) und Statuen (1718) von Meinrad Guggenbichler (1649-1723) aus Mondsee.

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        Tegninger over Gravmonumenter fra John F. A. Költzow. Christiania. Høieste udmærkelse for gravmonumenter af granit erholdtes i Christiania 1883 Broncemedallie. I Liverpool 1886 Guldmedaille. Stenhuggerier : Apothekergaden 1 B ved siden af Rigshospitalets Apothek samt Akersveien 8 & 9. Contor: Prindsens Gade 5. Etableret 1858.

      Christiania (ca. 1890). 57 plansjer i farger og 13 plansjer med fotografier. Pris-Courant (4) s. + Ny Illustreret Prisliste over Gittere for Haver, Verandaer og Balkoner samt Gravgittere. 4de Afdeling. S. (32-46) + (1) s.Orig. sort helsjirtingbd. Ex libris på forsats og stempel på forsatsbl. (Uppsala Fabriks Hantverks-Förening)

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        Die feine Küche. Vollständiges Lehr= und Handbuch der Kochkunst, Kuchenbäckerei und Einmachekunst in ihrem ganzen Umfange 3. Auflage, nach den Lehren der größten Meister der deutschen, französischen und englischen Küche durchaus umgearbeitet und vermehrt. Mit vielen Abbildungen in Holzstich und Farbendruck nach Zeichnungen von E. Ronjat u.A.

      Leipzig Moritz Schäfer () 1890 - Mischausgabe. 2 Bände. 4°. XL S., 400 S.; XXXV S., 488 S. Mit 17 (16 chromolithographierten) Tafeln und über 500 Textholzstichen. Originalleinwandbände mit schwarz- und goldgepr. Buchschmuck. Bei Band 2 Rücken leicht lädiert. Innen schönes Exemplar, einige Tafeln mit Lagerflecken. Weiss 1283. 1 Teil als 2. Ausgabe u. 2 Teil als 3. Ausgabe. von Gouffés . Der Autor Gouffé, einer der berühmtesten Köche Frankreichs, war Schüler von A. Carème, später leitete er die Küche im berühmten Jockey Club in Paris. Mitarbeiter an diesem Buch waren sein Bruder Alphonse, Mundkoch der Königin Victoria von England, Cousin Hypolite, Chef beim Fürsten Schouvaloff und Pierre Louis Desbarats, Mundkoch des Herzogs von Anhalt-Coethen. Als Koch hat er eine Brücke von Carème zu Escoffier geschlagen. Das Werk ist das erste Prunkkochbuch und besticht durch die chromolithographierten Tafeln welche erstmals für ein Kochbuch verwendet wurden. Sammlerstück. (Gewicht 2,613 kg) Deutsch; 2,613 gr.

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        [Persian musicians, a painter, a pipe smoker, a gymnast, a bread baker and others].[Paris?], [ca. 1890]. Imperial 4to (32 x 26.5 cm). 27 (of 28) costume drawings in coloured gouaches and gold on paper (12.5 x 10 to 22 x 17.5 cm), mounted in an album. French gold- and blind-blocked red textured cloth (ca. 1890), with a count's crown above textura initials "F.F." on the front board, with the stationer's ticket of Édouard Hautecoeur in Paris.

      An album made in Paris for a count ca. 1890, containing 27 of an original 28 costume drawings in coloured gouaches, several highlighted with gold, on paper. Although there are some variations in size and style they appear to form a fairly consistent series and may have been drawn by a single artist. They appear to be Persian/Iranian rather than Indian or Turkish, but could also be mixed. Most show women, including musicians (playing two different kinds of long-necked lute and a drum) , a painter at her easel, a woman spinning thread, a dancer, a woman doing a cartwheel or hand-stand, two holding or serving drinks. A drawing has been removed from one page but the album otherwise appears to be complete. All drawings are mounted on or loosely inserted before the front and back of the first 10 leaves, with the rest of the album unused. A few drawings show faint offsets from the drawing(s) on the facing page and a few show minor smudges, or faint marginal stains from the adhesive used to mount them. The binding is slightly worn but also very good. A lovely series of Persian/Iranian costume drawings.

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        Die Kameruner Schutzmannschaft. Humoristisches Kostümduett ; op. 35.

      Leipzig ; Dietrich ; [ca. 1890].. Zweiseitiges Noteblatt. Eingelegt ein Doppelblatt mit den Noten für den ersten und für den zweiten Schutzmann. "Ja wer hier nicht parirt, wird in Arrest geführt. Dannw ir der überführt und sofort massakrirt, darauf wir er transchirt und zum Souper servirt." (Refrain)..

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        Golf

      London: Longmans, Green and Co.,, 1890. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, twin rule to turn-ins, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. With black and white plates and woodcuts within the text. Some minor foxing to a few leaves, an excellent copy in a fine binding. First edition, first impression.

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        Fifty Years Of Nottinghamshire Cricket, 1838-1887, Being Vols. 1 And 2 Of Notts. Cricket Scores And Biographies

      Nottingham: George Richards 1890 - The forerunner to the Nottinghamshire County Cricket Annual. 8vo. [iv] + 82pp, 388pp. On p[iii] is a mounted photograph of the Nottinghamshire County Eleven of 1866. Numerous cameo portraits in the text. Original green cloth, gilt title to spine. A very good copy. [Padwick, 2517] 

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        Monographie der Baltischen Bernsteinbäume. Vergleichende Untersuchungen über die Vegetationsorgane und Blüten, sowie über das Harz und die Krankheiten der Baltischen Bernsteinbäume.

      Danzig, Engelmann für die Naturforschende Gesellschaft, 1890.. Mit 18 farblithograph. Tafeln. 4 Bll., 151 S. und 18 Bll. Tafelerklärungen. Papband d. Zt. 32 x 27 cm.. Erste Ausgabe der großen Monographie über den Bernstein im Baltikum, herausgegeben von der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft zu Danzig und bearbeitet von dem Biologen Conwentz (1855-1922). Er fasste hier langjährige Forschungen zusammen, bei denen er von den Holzeinschlüssen im Bernstein Rückschlüsse über den Wald zog, aus dem der Bernstein einst hervorging. - Berieben. Titel mit Bibliotheksstempel und "Ausgeschieden". Minimal fleckig, insgesamt recht gutes Exemplar!

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        THE RED FAIRY BOOK

      London: Longmans Green & Co., 1890.  First edition, 18 x 12cm (large 16mo), in publisher's crimson linen w/gilt designs to fr. cover & spine, gilt title to spine, a.e.g., burgundy ep.s, 367 (xii) pp. w/tissue-guarded frontis & numerous full-page & in-text b&w illus. by Ford & Speed, +4 +16pp. publ. cat.s to rear (the 2nd dated 9/90).  Printed by Spottiswoode & Co., London.  Inscribed to verso of ffep: "Silvia Latham, Christmas 1890."  Binding Very Good (rebacked w/original spine laid down & hinges mended, a few spots to cloth, & extremities sl. bumped); contents Near-Fine.  Green passim, Osborne 35.

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        VIEW ALBUM. Album fotografico originale delle famiglie statunitensi Dow e Gove, originarie del Massachusetts. Numerose immagini riguardanti il Messico. 1880 - 1890 circa.

      - Album in formato cm.29,8x25,5, completo e integro, composto da 48 pagine. Sono contenute 92 nitide fotografie, assai ben conservate, con chiarissime e dettagliate didascalie manoscritte. L'album è databile nel decennio tra il 1880 e il 1890. Legatura lievemente allentata in tela, coeva. Questo il dettaglio delle immagini: 1-2) Generation Group, 4th generation. 3) Prinny, Georgie, Edna, Beauty. 4) The Dow family: Lexington, Massachusetts, October 12th 1884. 5) Lexington, where the first battle of the revolution was fought. 6) Birthplace of O.M. Gove, 1851. 7) Birds eye view of the valley, Seabrook, N.H. 8) Aztec calendar. 9) Our sitting room, City of Mexico. 10) Mexican kitchen. 11) Race course, Mexico. 12) Portal of the Merchants, City of Mexico. 13) N.M. Gove's (nee Lovewell) Birthplace, Weston, Massachusetts. 14) Birthplace of Darius Dow, Sudbury, Massachusetts. 15) Montezumas drive through the cypres trees, Chapultepec, Mexico. 16) Bunker Hill Monument, Charleston, Massachusetts. 17) Throne room in the National Palace, City of Mexico. 18) Ascending Popocatepetl, Mexico. 19) Mexican Sport: lassoing the bull. 20) Polo Club, Mexico. 21) Street in Vera Cruz. 22) Indians washing in the canal, Mexico. 23) Apezaco Station, on Vera Cruz R.R. 24) The breaking up of a Christmas party, Mexico. 25) Trycicle Club, Martha's Vineyard, July 20th 1887, Massachusetts. 26) Indian pulque carrier, Mexico. 27) Notre Dame College, Indiana. 28) Founding Notre Dame, November 1842. 29) Garden on top of the castle of Chapultepec, Mexico. 30) Bull Fight, Mexico. 31) Queen Charlotte's carriage, City of Mexico. 32) Indian making tortillas, Mexico. 33) Croquet Club, Cottage City, Massachusetts. 34) Topeka, Santa Fé R.R. 35) Indian hub where tourists stop over night before ascending Popocatepetl. 36) Indians of Mexico. 37) Castle of Chapulepec, Mexico. 38) Santa Fé R.R. 39) Water carriers of Zacatecas. 40) Street scene of Mexico. 41) Garden in front of the Notre Dame University, Indiana. 42) Zacatecas. 43) Flower stand, City of Mexico. 44) American watch factory, Waltham, Massachusetts. 45) Interior of Mr. Gove's store, Van Wert, Ohio. 46) The place where Maximilian was shot, Mexico. 47) Lava decension of Popocatepetl. 48) Separating silver from the ore in Pachuca, Mexico. 49) Birds eye view of Puebla, Mexico. 50) Gen. Diaz at party on board the steam ship, City of Mexico. 51) O.M. Gove at party on top of Popocatepetl, Mexico. 52) Pleasure party on the canal, Mexico. 53) Organ cactus. 54) Our servants, City of Mexico. 55) Photo of the Virgin Mary. 56) Tree of the sad night, where Cortez wept after his defeat, Mexico. 57) The National Palace, City of Mexico. 58) Maximilian's drawing room. 59) Waiting room in the National Palace, City of Mexico. 60) Banquet given to President Gonzales, City of Mexico. 61) Taking pulque from the plant. 62) Mexican peddler. 63) Sacrificial stone at Aztec idol. 64) Interior of Cathedra, Querétaro. 65) Basket peddler. 66) High altar in the large Cathedral, City of Mexico. 67) Flower day on the canal, Mexico City. 68) The canal. 69) Alameda, City of Mexico. 70) Mexican Independence, 16th of September, Mexico. 71) Steam ship City of Washington, N.M. Gove sailed on her the 8th of March 1884 from Vera Cruz. 72) Garden in City of Mexico. 73) Mexican Independence, 16th of September, Mexico. 74) Native hut and women, Mexico. 75) The last relics of the Aztecs in the City of Mexico. 76) The toll gate of the canal, City of Mexico. 77) On top of the castle of Chapultepec, Mexico. 78) Mexican Independence, 16th of September, Mexico. 79) Mexican hotel, Mexico City. 80) Mexican parlor. 81) On the canal. 82) Notre Dame University, Indiana. 83) Native wash women. 84) Tunnel on Vera Cruz R.R. 85) Nine pin Club Mexico. 86) Birds eye view of Vera Cruz. 87) Church, on the mountain, built by the old mound builders. 88) Water carriers of Mexico City. 89) Interior of Cathedral. 90) The Gen. Washington of Mexico. 91) Door of Cathedral, Mexico. 92) R 3 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hedda Gabler [in Norwegian]

      Copenhagen: Gyldendalske Boghandels Forlag, 1890. First edition. [iv], 236 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original gray cloth, blocked in gilt, a.e.g. A fine copy. Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906) grew up in miserable poverty in Norway. He managed to make a living as a free-lance journalist by the time he was in his mid-twenties, finally earning money for all his efforts. From there he went on to write for the theatre, and even managed a small theatre and became director of the National Theatre in Oslo, all the while writing his plays and poetry. Hedda Gabler is "possibly his most frequently performed play in the modern theatre . . . Ibsen's influence on the whole course of modern drama may be indicated by the inclusion of his plays in the repertoire of every avant-garde theatre of his day.".

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        Sult. Trykt hos J. Jørgensen & Co. (M.A. Hannover). P.G. Philipsens Forlag,

      København 1890. [6], 333, [1] s. Nyere, enkelt, pappryggb. med det originale for- og bakomslaget medbundet. Samtidig navn øverst på smusstittelbl. Beskåret (17,9 x 10,4 cm.). Rent og fint eksemplar

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        Schomburgkia Sanderiana. Farbige Chromolithographie aus Frederick Sander's Reichenbachia ( Blatt 59 ).

      Sotheran, London - ( Um 1890 erschienen ) Bildgröße: 51,5 x 34 cm, unter Passepartout und Glas gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 88 x 49 cm ). Der Rahmen gering bestoßen, sonst guter Zustand. ( Bitte beachten: Hier kein Versand wegen Bruchgefahr - bitte Selbstabholung in meinem Ladengeschäft ). ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

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        Gorizia

      Incisione all'acquaforte, mm 390 x 315 (misurati alla battuta del rame). Firma e lugo d'esecuzione (Roma) in basso a destra. Esemplare n. 17 (di 25). Edoardo Del Neri (Gorizia 1890 - Roma 1932), figlio di Clemente, anch'egli pittore, fu allievo all'Accademia di Belle Arti di Vienna e poi a Monaco, dove si specializzò nella grafica. Nel 1912 partecipò alla I Esposizione italiana di xilografia a Levanto, nel 1914 alla Biennale di Venezia. Nello stesso anno si stabilì definitivamente a Roma dedicandosi alla grafica e alla pittura, di questi anni si ricordano le illustrazioni per il "Decamerone" edito da "L'Eroica". Nel 1925 gli venne commissionata la decorazione del padiglione italiano all'Esposizione Universale di Parigi. Nel corso della sua carriera artistica toccò varie correnti, dal Secessionismo, al Novecentismo, fino ad accostarsi, negli ultimi anni, al Futurismo. Rif. bibl.: Martelli, p. 74.

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        In darkest Africa, or The quest rescue and retreat of Emin Governor of Equatoria. 2 vols bound in 6.

      London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, 1890,. in-4°, 529 p. with 165 woodcut ill. & maps / 472 p. with 170 woodcut ill. & maps, 1 map with some repairs and 1 loose, orig. illustrated red cloth. Good condition.. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        Die einheimischen Sprachen Perus.

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

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        Souvenir de Constantinople.

      (Constantinople), Sebah & Joaillier, um 1890.. Mit 40 eingesteckten Fotos (ca. 12 x 17,9 cm) in 20 Bl., sowie 6 lose beigelegte Fotos des gleichen Formats u. 2 gefaltete Fotos (ca. 21 x 27 cm). Quer Gr. 8°. Dekoratives, goldgeprägtes OLn. Die Ecken minimal berieben u. bestoßen. Die Blattränder tls. etwas fleckig. (610 Gr.). Für Fragen stehen wir Ihnen gerne telefonisch zur Verfügung!Die meisten Fotos mit Nummerierung, Titel u. Signatur in der Platte, die beiden großen Fotos rückseitig mit Atelier- u. Museumsstempel.

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        The Vision of Hell; & The Vision of Purgatory and Paradise (two volumes)

      London: Cassell, 1890. Hardcover. "New Edition". Circa 1890s. Large 4to. Two volumes. Maroon half-leather with maroon cloth. Raised bands andf gilt titles. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Volume I: The Vision of Hell, 183 pp; Volume II: The Vision of Purgatory and Paradise, 337 pp. Superb Dore plates throughout. Both volumes in lovely condition. Beautifully clean and bindings sound. No inscriptions. Heavy volumes. Due to the great weight of this set, they are only being offered for sale within the UK. Two volumes. VG+

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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1892 29th edition

      London: John Wisden & Co. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. Page edges browning. 1890. First Edition. Maroon hardback cloth cover. Modern rebind. 160mm x 100mm (6" x 4"). lxii, 330pp + ads. Original covers not bound in. .

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        "Bei ruhiger und bei stürmischer See" zwei originale Ölgemälde auf Leinwand je ca.50x60cm; rechts unten signiert; um 1890 [Maße in der dezenten, goldgefaßten Holzleiste 60x70cm.]

      . Der Maler Adolf Kaufmann bildete sich als Autodidakt aus und vollendete seine Studien bei Emile van Marcke de Lummen in Paris. Er bereiste Europa und den Orient, lebte zeitweilig in Paris, Berlin, Düsseldorf und München, ließ sich 1890 in Wien nieder, wo er eine Damen-Malschule gründete. Der Künstler stellte häufig im Wiener Künstlerhaus (1890/1913), dem Münchener Glaspalast und auf der Großen Berliner Kunst-Ausstellung aus und wurde wiederholt mit Medaillen ausgezeichnet. Für die Pariser Weltausstellung 1900 malte er im Auftrag des bosnischen Ministeriums ein 170 qm großes Diorama von Sarajewo. Er malte vorwiegend Landschaften und Marinedarstellungen. Adolf Kaufmanns Werke wurden oftmals von Vertretern der Hocharistokratie erworben, so von Mitgliedern des österreichischen Kaiserhauses wie Kronprinzessin Stephanie oder Erzherzog Friedrich und u.a. von Zar Nikolaus II. von Russland, Königin Isabella II. von Spanien und Kaiser Napoleon III. von Frankreich..

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        Capital: A Critical Analysis of Capitalist Production

      New York: The Humboldt Publishing Co.,, [1890]. Translated from the third German edition, by Samuel Moore and Edward Aveling. And edited by Frederick Engels. Octavo. Original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt, front board bordered and stamped in black, rear board in blind, floral endpapers. Armorial bookplate to the front pastedown. Spine faded, loss to the front free endpaper, spine relined, hinges reinforced with paper strips, rear free endpaper replaced with sympathetic floral paper. First true American edition in book form of Volume I, first printing. Volumes II-IV appeared in English in 1906, 1907 and 1909 respectively. First appeared in America in 1889 in a volume published by Appleton, but this was printed from the plates of the London Swan Sonnenschein first English edition of 1887. The present edition was completely reset by Humboldt and simultaneously published as four issues of The Humboldt Library of Science (nos. 135-8, Sept. 1890?-Oct. 1890). From the Law Library of Wayne Macveagh and Frederic D. McKenney Washington, and with the ownership signature of McKenney to the title page, dated 1892.

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        Le Yacht. Historie de la Navigation Maritime de Plaisance

      Paris: Libraires-Imprimeries Reunies, no date but, 1890. Quarto, engraved title in colour, many steel engravings and photographic engravings throughout; in original pictorial cloth boards, all edges gilt, some wear to spine, a very good copy. An attractive copy of this richly illustrated guide to yachting, in the original printed colour boards.Paschal Grousset, born 1844 in Corsica, was a journalist, politician and author in many fields, most notably Science Fiction. Grousset had many pseudonyms, including Philippe Daryl (as here), Léopold Virey and Andre Laurie; he is best known for his collaboration with Jules Verne while working under the name Laurie. Le Yacht is one of the twenty or more works Grousset wrote under the name of Philippe Daryl, all of them non-fiction and most relating to travel and sporting. The illustrations in Le Yacht are very charming, and Grousset's discussion takes in every aspect of yachting, from building and racing, through to fashion and interior decorating, nautical clubs and routes, marking the work as a significant snapshot of the sport at the end of the nineteenth century.Grousset's political life was also interesting. His writing for the newspaper La Marseillaise had a pro-revolutionary focus and provoked Pierre Napoleon Bonaparte, deputy of Corsica and cousin of Napoleon III, to challenge him to a dual in 1870. Grousset's second, Victor Noir was killed in the dual and is buried in Père Lachaise. Grousset was later exiled in 1872 for his involvement in the Paris Commune, one of a reported 7,000 who were banished to New Caledonia. Two years later he travelled to Australia, then sought refuge in England, before returning to France during the Amnesty of 1880.The book is illustrated by various artists including L. Vallet.

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        History of Greece, and of the Greek People, From the Earliest Times to the Roman Conquest (Edition De Grand Luxe, 8 Volumes, Complete)

      Estes and Lauriat / University Press, Cambridge, Boston 1890 - Edition de Grand Luxe, Limited to 250 numbered copies, of which this set is number 228. Printed on Imperial Japanese Vellum, printed at the University Press, John Wilson and Son, Cambridge. This set traces Greek history beginning with "Legendary History", ca. 2000 B.C., discussing the various Greek tribes and states, gods, heroes, and statesmen; through the Roman invasions and the Macedonian Wars. ***ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S): Jean Victor Duruy (1811-1894), French historian and statesman, devoted his life to education, serving as Chair in the College of Henri IV at Paris for over 25 years and introducing many reforms including secondary education for girls by lay teachers and the introduction of modern history and languages to the curriculum. He wrote many historical works, and is perhaps best known for his histories on the Greeks and Romans. The Introduction was written by John Pentland Mahaffy (1839-1919), Irish classicist and scholar, who held the Chair in Ancient History at Trinity College, Dublin from 1871, becoming Provost in 1914; while at Trinity he was acquainted with Oscar Wilde and seemed to share his wit; Wilde described Mahaffy as his "first and greatest teacher" (author info from Wikipedia). ***PROVENANCE: This set has the initials of the prior owner in gilt, surrounded by a gilt laurel wreath, on the front board: the initials are "WBH"; per a printed statement after the limitation statement, "This copy has been printed and specially bound for Wm. B. Hayden". The set was subsequently owned by William H. Berg, the president of Standard Oil of California from 1937-1940 (now Chevron Corp.); we acquired the set from his family. ***DESCRIPTION: Eight volumes, half crimson leather over marbled boards, "WBH" surrounded by laurel wreath in gilt on front board, gilt lettering and decorations to spine direct, five raised bands also with gilt decoration, top edge gilt, others uncut, marbled endpapers in light blue and gold on ivory paper, printed on Imperial Japanese Vellum, tissue-guarded frontispieces in each volume, title pages in red and black, which state "Containing over Two Thousand Engravings, including numerous Maps, Plans, and Colored Plates"; pagination: Vol. I Section I, xviii, 281; Vol. I Section II, 282-582; Vol. II Section I, xviii, 302; Vol. II Section II, 303-664; Vol. III Section I, xviii, 347; Vol. III Section II, 348-662; and Vol. IV Section I, xx, 313; Vol. IV Section II, 314-598 which includes a General Index at the rear. ***CONDITION: Overall very good+, as each volume has a strong, square text block, solid hinges, straight corners with a minimum of rubbing, the interior is clean and bright, and it is entirely free of prior owner markings; the condition issues include one volume with a split to the front board (still attached, but will need some restoration work), a few volumes having corners a bit more severely rubbed, some minor wear to the outer joints, and several of the volumes having some small loss to the head of the spines. ***POSTAGE: Please note that this is an extremely large and heavy set; the Abe standard postage you see will not cover our costs, therefore additional postage will apply. We are happy to ship both domestic and international orders at cost, please contact seller for details. ***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autorisierte Ausgabe. Bände 1 - 40 (von 98).

      um 1890 - 1910. A. Hartleben, Wien und Leipzig, 1. Auflage.. Mit jeweils einer Illustration. Grüne Original-Leinenbände mit Schwarzprägung.. Vollständige Folge der ersten 40 Bände. So komplett sehr selten. Sehr gut., Konto in der Schweiz vorhanden,

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        The Works

      New York: Peter Fenelon,, [c.1890]. 30 volumes, octavo (183 × 114 mm). Recent dark blue morocco, titles and decoration to spines, raised bands, single rule to boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, other edges sprinkled. Frontispiece portrait and further illustrations throughout. Some occasional light foxing, an excellent set. Only collected edition, rare, of the collected works of Wilkie Collins (1824-1889), novelist, playwright, friend and collaborator of Charles Dickens. A handsomely bound set.

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        Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour; Mr Romford's Hounds; Handley Cross; Plain or Ringlets; Hawbuck Grange; Ask Mama

      London: Bradbury Agnew & Co. Hardcover. Near fine. Undated Subscribers Edition, c. 1890. Six volumes, extensively illustrated with hand-colored plates and b/w engravings in the text. Bound by Bayntun in three quarter red morocco and red cloth boards, gilt titles, raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Mild rubbing to extremities; else fine. Norman Gash writes in his DNB entry on Surtees: "His books ran counter to the currents of his age in their lack of idealism, absence of sentimentality, and almost wilful flouting of conventional moralism..Yet, paradoxically, the qualities that in his own time prevented an appreciation of his talents as a writer, preserved his books in a later age from the oblivion which befell many of his more famous contemporaries....His sharp, authentic descriptions of the hunting field have retained their popularity among fox-hunters, for whom the sanitized (and in their day immeasurably better-selling) hunting novels of George Whyte-Melville have long lost their appeal. Among a wider public his mordant observations on men, women, and manners; his entertaining array of eccentrics, rakes, and rogues; his skill in the construction of lively dialogue (a matter over which he took great pains); his happy genius for unforgettable and quotable phrases; and above all, his supreme comic masterpiece, Jorrocks, have won him successive generations of devoted followers.

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        An Illustrated History of San Joaquin County, California

      Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1890. First Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/No jacket, as issued. vi (i.e. vii), 666 pages. 9.5 by 11.5 inches. Cover title, in gilt, 'Pen Pictures of the Garden World', a cover design used by this publisher on a number of books. Illustrated with portraits of leading citizens. A scarce and relatively early history of this Central California county. No copies are recorded at auction in the last 35 years. John Howell Books, in the firm's landmark catalog 50 (item 1502), called it, 'A comprehensive history, with biographical sketches, of one of California's most important agricultural counties.' Rocq, California Local History 12965. Filby, Bibliography of American County Histories, p. 31. vi (i.e. vii), 666 pages. 9.5 by 11.5 inches. Cover title, in gilt, 'Pen Pictures of the Garden World', a cover design used by this publisher on a number of books. Illustrated with portraits of leading citizens. A scarce and relatively early history of this Central California county. No copies are recorded at auction in the last 35 years. John Howell Books, in the firm's landmark catalog 50 (item 1502), called it, 'A comprehensive history, with biographical sketches, of one of California's most important agricultural counties.' Rocq, California Local History 12965. Filby, Bibliography of American County Histories, p. 31.

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        Mur des Juifs un vendredi.

      ca. 1890, albumen print, 27,4 x 21,5 cm, on mount. Photograph no 245. KEYWORDS:palestine / jerusalem

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        Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour; Mr Romford's Hounds; Handley Cross; Plain or Ringlets; Hawbuck Grange; Ask Mama

      London: Bradbury Agnew & Co. Hardcover. Near fine. Undated Subscribers Edition, c. 1890. Six volumes, extensively illustrated with hand-colored plates and b/w engravings in the text. Bound by Bayntun in three quarter red morocco and red cloth boards, gilt titles, raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Mild rubbing to extremities; else fine. Norman Gash writes in his DNB entry on Surtees: "His books ran counter to the currents of his age in their lack of idealism, absence of sentimentality, and almost wilful flouting of conventional moralism..Yet, paradoxically, the qualities that in his own time prevented an appreciation of his talents as a writer, preserved his books in a later age from the oblivion which befell many of his more famous contemporaries....His sharp, authentic descriptions of the hunting field have retained their popularity among fox-hunters, for whom the sanitized (and in their day immeasurably better-selling) hunting novels of George Whyte-Melville have long lost their appeal. Among a wider public his mordant observations on men, women, and manners; his entertaining array of eccentrics, rakes, and rogues; his skill in the construction of lively dialogue (a matter over which he took great pains); his happy genius for unforgettable and quotable phrases; and above all, his supreme comic masterpiece, Jorrocks, have won him successive generations of devoted followers.

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        Deutsche Volkstrachten. Original-Zeichnungen mit erklärendem Text. Zweite vermehrte Auflage.

      Bach, Leipzig - ( Erscheinungszeitraum um 1890 ) Mit 166 Textseiten sowie 90 ganzseitigen, farbenprächtigen, chromolithographierten Tafeln. Goldgeprägter OHldr mit umlaufendem Goldschnitt, KleinFolio ( 33x27 cm ). Die detailreichen Tafeln mit meist mehreren Personen zeigen u.a. Trachten aus: Altenburg, Baden, Bayern, Böhmen, Brandenburg, Braunschweig, Elsaß, Hamburg, Bremen, Hannover, Harz, Hessen, Holstein, Littauen (Litauen), Lothringen, Mecklenburg, Österreich, Pommern, Rheinprovinz (Mosel, Wetzlar), Rügen, Sachsen, Salzburg, Schlesien, Schleswig, Steiermark, Thüringen, Tyrol (Tirol), Vierlande, Vorarlberg, Westphalen, Württemberg. Gutes, dekoratives Exemplar mit nur geringen Gebrauchsspuren: Einband etwas berieben, gering fleckig, Ecken und Kanten leicht bestoßen, der reich goldgeprägte Rücken am oberen Kapital beschädigt und mit kleinen Abreibungen. Innen von bemerkenswert guter Erhaltung. Die Tafeln farbfrisch, nur wenige Tafeln mit kleinen Abreibungen. ( Gewicht 3400 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        In Darkest Africa

      London, Sampson, Marston, Searle, and Rivington,, 1890. or, The Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria. 2 volumes, quarto. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark brown half morocco over vellum boards, with the title, flag of Emin Pasha and Stanley's signature to the front boards gilt copied from the original, titles to spines gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut. With titles printed in red & black, portrait frontispiece of Stanley, illustrated by various artists, 45 plates (including 6 etched plates signed in pencil by the artist G. Montbard), 4 maps (3 folding), 1 folding printed table, and 103 illustrations in the text (3 full-page). The occasional minor blemish, an excellent copy in a fine binding. First Edition, Edition de Luxe. One of 250 numbered copies signed by Stanley In February of 1887 Stanley led a party from the mouth of the Congo to rescue Emin Pasha (the German naturalist, Eduard Schnitzer) who had been appointed Governor of Equatoria by General Gordon, and had been abandoned in command of the Egyptian Army when the Mahdi overran the Sudan. Leaving a rearguard at Yambuya he crossed five hundred and forty miles of absolutely unknown country, much of it dense tropical forest. "For five months the party were hidden under this 'solemn and foodless forest', scarcely ever seeing the open sky, or a patch of clearing [until reaching the Albert Nyanza on 13 December]...where Stanley expected to find Emin and the steamers he was known to have at his disposal. The Pasha, however, was not there nor were his vessels. The governor, as it turned out, was by no means anxious to be rescued in the sense intended by his English friends. Relief, in his view, did not include being relieved of his governorship or coming away as a fugitive...for nearly three months the relief column awaited him in vain [before Stanley left to join his decimated rearguard, collect its remnants on the shores of Lake Albert in January 1889 and march to the coast]...and in the course of the journey discovered the great snow-capped range of Ruwenzori, the Mountains of the Moon, besides a new lake which he named the Albert Edward Nyanza, and a large south-western extension of Lake Victoria. On the morning of 4 December 1889 the expedition reached the ocean [but Emin Pasha had transferred himself to the German service and Stanley returned home without him]. Thus, the expedition had failed to achieve its primary object. It had, however, accomplished great things" (DNB). Translations of In Darkest Africa appeared quickly in French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Dutch while sales of the English trade editions totalled a hundred and fifty thousand copies.

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        Ein Hungerkünstler (A Hunger Artist)

      Berlin and Leipzig: S. Fischer Verlag. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Very Good/Fine. FIRST PRINTING IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS. A SURREAL MEDITATION ON ASCETICISM AND ART. " 'A Hunger Artist,' the story of a circus performer whose 'act' consists of forty-day fasts committed alone behind the bars of a cage…Slowly the art of fasting falls out of fashion; forgotten, the hunger-artist dies unnoticed behind his bars…Kafka is the antic poet of everyday fear, shame and stoical yearning. The art is subversive, even playful. He deals in savage inequities that are never resented, pitiful recompenses that are tearfully cherished." -Martin Amis, The War Against Cliche "One of the most highly regarded literary and cultural journals in the German language, Die neue Rundschau, which is still published today, first appeared in 1890. In Kafka's time it was the major periodical publication of one of the leading German literary presses…it published literary works by some of the most significant authors of the time, including Herman Hesse, Thomas Mann, Rainer Maria Rilke. Kafka was a regular reader of Die neue Rundschau throughout his life." After Kafka's submission of "Die Verwandlung" ("The Metamorphosis") was rejected due to its inordinate length, "Kafka was disappointed not to be able to count himself among the authors represented by this respected journal. However he did eventually join their ranks in October 1922, when the story "Ein Hungerkünstler" ("A Hunger Artists") appeared here." -Richard T. Gray, A Franz Kafka Encyclopedia IN: Die Neue Rundschau, Vol. XXXIII, Band 2, pp. 983-992. Berlin and Leipzig: S. Fischer Verlag, October 1922, pp. 961-1056. Tall octavo, original brown paper wrappers in custom silk box. Owner's signature in pencil on front-cover. Clean text, upper hinge weak, small creasing. General contents and title page laid-in. Complete with advertisements. A fantastic work, in all senses, held by outstanding wrappers.

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        Charles Fourier: Sein Leben und Seine Theorien

      Stuttgart: Verlag von J.H.W. Dietz, 1890. First Edition. German-language biography of the French utopian socialist and inventor of the Phalanstère, a building design for an intentional community. August Bebel was co-founder of the Social Democratic Workers' Party of Germany (1869) and acted as chairman of the Social Democratic Party of Germany from 1892 until his death in 1913. Provenance: Newspaperman Arthur Brisbane's copy with his signature dated 1905 on title page. Quite possibly originally in the possession of Brisbane's father Albert Brisbane (1809-1890), another utopian socialist who studied with Fourier in Paris during the early 1830s and would go on to popularize Fourierism in the United States, acting as editor of the Fourierist journal The Phalanx (1843-1845) and founding the Fourierist Society in New York (1839). Small octavo (19cm.); original decorative terracotta cloth, upper cover and spine embossed in black and gilt; 311pp.; woodcut portrait frontispiece, folding panorama plate of a "phalanstère" bound in rear. Some white soil spots to lower cloth edges, spine crown a touch frayed, pages uniformly toned due to poor paper stock, else Very Good and sound. Forms part of the series Internationale Biblothek. Text entirely in German blackletter.

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