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        Essays of Elia

      New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, nd [c. 1890] - From the library of Sara Delano Roosevelt, the Mother of FDR, with her signature and date of 1891 on top right of both title-pages. Mrs. Roosevelt was a strong-willed woman who took charge of every aspect of raising her only son, and she would prove to be a dominating force throughout FDR's life until her death in 1941, just months before the bombing of Pearl Harbor. In the year this book was signed, young FDR and his mother began a series of trips to the Rineland spa of Bad Nauheim, Germany, seeking treatment of his father's ailing heart Part of the Putnam Knickerbocker Nugget series. 2 vols., 12mo. Ilus. Original blue gilt stamped cloth and blure boards. In blue cloth slipcase [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Dartmoor Pictorial Records

      Plymouth: Privately Printed : W. Brendon & Son,, 1890. FOUR VOLUME SET. 56; 60; 74; 84 pages. 69 photographic plates, from negatives by the Author, illustrations, plans, etc in the text. New floral endpapers. Neat contemporary ownership inscription. Original cloth professionally rebacked (to the original style) with new morocco spines, gilt lettering, and all contained within a custom made slipcase. LIMITED EDITIONS, Volume 1 to 150 copies; volumes 2-4 to 200 copies, all signed by the printer and Robert Burnard. Rare to find all four volumes, usually lacking the first volume. The great early photographic book of Dartmoor. . First Edit. Very Good. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: Roger Collicott Books]
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        The Nursery Alice

      London: Macmillan and Co.,, 1890. With text adapted to nursery readers. Small quarto. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles to spine gilt, pictorial onlay of the mad-hatter's tea party with oval surround gilt, inner dentelles gilt, floral endpapers, gilt edges. Contains 20 coloured enlargements from Tenniel's illustrations to "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland". The occasional minor blemish, an excellent copy in a fine binding. Second (first published) edition. With "PRICE FOUR SHILLINGS" on the title page. With the author's presentation inscription to the half title page, "Maggie Bowman from the Author. Mar. 31 1890." The first printing of this condensed version of Alice was discarded by Carroll in much the same way as its 1865 predecessor. 500 copies were sent for issue in the USA but even these were apparently destroyed. This 1890 printing exists in at least three states, the present example being the earliest.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        KIMONO PATTERN & DESIGN. In Four Volumes.

      Japan 1890 - Quarto. Leporello Style in Original Hand Made Paper Patterned Boards. Contained in Chemise Case. Approximately 150 Individual Design/Patterns from Wood-Block Prints that are Hand Coloured. A Fine Set. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: CATHAY BOOKSHOP]
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        Utagawa Kunimasa IV Actor Print

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

      [Bookseller: Marc Sena Carrel]
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        Geological Survey of Japan. Reconnaissance Map. Topography Division III." Titel links oben, kleine Nebenkarte und Legende rechts unten. Lithogr. Karte von T. Kobayashi, S. Takenouchi und B. Kinoshita.,

      Tokio (Tokyo), Toyodo, 1890 - 117 x 75 cm. 20 Segmente, mit Lwd.-Streifen verbunden, lose in OLwd.-Umschl. (Rücken mit Klebeband überklebt, etw. fleckig). Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1550

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Uni Muenchen]
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        Berühmte Klavier. Compositionen von Franz Schubert, mit Fingersatz verschen von Louis Koehler

      Leipzig: C.F. Peters, 1890. 1 vols. Folio. Publisher's red cloth stamped in black and gilt on the front board, blind stamped on the back, with the spine in gilt, patterned endpapers, and a lovely fore-edge painting. Discreet tape repair to front free endpaper, otherwise a fine copy. Two stamps on rear endpaper from the music-publishing business of Augener & Co., 86 Newgate Street, London, dated 29.OCT.90 and 10.JUL.90. Large gift label to the front pastedown presenting the volume to Miss A.M. Lee, by the members of the All Saints Choir, November 1890.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Her Majesty's Navy. 3 Volumes in 6 Parts.

      Virtue., London 1890 - All complete with a total of 48 plates inc. 3 colored vignette half title. Buckram is rubbed and has lost its gloss, tissue guards are foxed but most plates are clean. Will incur additional postage due to weight. 7 kg [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Parveen Papers]
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        Her Majesty's Navy. Three volumes.

      J. S. Virtue & Co. [1890], London - Two plates missing in Volume I. Gutters broken at endpapers on all volumes. Spines faded. A few marks to boards. Several small 1/4" tears and chips to cloth at ends of spine and edges of boards. 1/2" chips to cloth at corners of Volume II. Larger 2/3" circular chip to spine cloth on Volume II. Plates fairly clean, many with two or three spots of foxing to the margins. Tissue guards present to plates. Overall a reasonably attractive set in the original cloth, but lacking 2 of the 43 plates.; No date [c. 1890]. Three volumes. 41 only of 43 chromolithograph plates + 3 chromolithograph title page vignettes. (Two plates missing from Volume I). Illustrated blue cloth boards. Decorative gilt "rope" lettering on front boards. All page edges gilt. Page dimensions: 277 x 214mm.; 4to 11" - 13" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Renaissance Books]
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        T'oung-pao. The journal of Chinese studies.

      Leiden, Brill, 1890-1998.. Serie 1: Bände 1 (1890) - 10 (1899) und Serie 2: Bände 1 (1900) - 84 (1998) ohne die Bände 50/51 in zusammen 78 Bänden. 8°. Rote und blaue Leineneinbände.. ISSN: 0082-5433. Titel rückseitig gestempelt und Buchrücken mit Bibliotheks-Signatur-Schild. Serie 1 Bände 3-10 und Serie 2 Bände 1-36 Kraus Reprint.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Trageser]
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        Spaulding's Base Ball Guide and Official League Book for 1890. A Complete Hand Book of the National Game of Base Ball containing Statistical Reviews of various Professional Association Championship Seasons, as also The Records and Averages of the Intercollegiate Asociation, East and West aded to which is the Complete Official League Record for 1889,...Together with the New Code of Playing Rules as Revised by the Committee of Conference. Attached to which are Explanatory Notes, giving a Correct Interpretation of the New Rules. Also the Official Record of All League Games and Players, and the Official Schedule of League Games for 1890

      Chicago and New York: Published by A. G. Spaulding & Bros, 1890. Frontispiece portrait, diagrams, and illustrations in advertisements at back. 184 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original color pictorial wrappers. Almost fine. The guide first issued in 1877.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Ancien Armorial équestre de la Toison d?or et de l?Europe au 15e siècle. Fac-similé contenant 942 écus, 74 figures équestres, en 114 planches chromotypographiées reproduites et publiées pour la premières fois d?après le manuscrit 4790 de la Bibliothèque de l?Arsenal.

      Berger-Levrault, Paris, 1890 - 292pages, en feuilles sous cartable demi-percaline avec ataches de l?éditeur. Exemplaire numéroté sur papier vélin teinté 293/500. Percaline un peu tachée.

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie du Varis]
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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. Generally very good (ten photographs quite faded). 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.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        The Sign of Four

      London: Spencer Blackett, 1890. First edition, first issue binding with "Spencer Blackett's Standard Library" on spine bound in. Frontispiece. [iv], 283, [1] pp. (no advertisements). 8vo. Rebound in full red morocco, gilt to match design of original publisher's cloth binding, by R. Patron. A few spots of light toning and creasing to text, else near fine. Original first issue cloth binding bound-in. The Second Sherlock Holmes Novel An attractively re-bound copy of the first edition of the second Sherlock Holmes novel.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Eigenh. Albumblatt mit U.

      Baden bei Wien, Jänner 1890. - 1 S. Gr.-8vo. "In Oesterreichs grünen Landen | Ist froher Sang entstanden | Gar früh mit frischem Ton; | Herrn Walther's helle Klänge | Und Nidhart's Lustgesänge | Die trafen recht ihn schon. || Und sieh'! daß er nicht ende | Am grünen Rebgelände, | Hans Seidl kam, voll Klang; | Hans Vogl ließ erklingen | Sein Lied - mit Lerchenschwingen | Klang d'rein auch mein Gesang!" - Der Vormärz-Lyriker Hermann Rollett wurde wegen revolutionärer Gesinnung polizeilich verfolgt, floh 1845 nach Deutschland und später in die Schweiz. 1854 vorübergehend nach Österreich zurückgekehrt, promovierte er 1857 in Gießen zum Dr. phil. und studierte später Pharmazie in Wien. Rollett gehört neben Moritz Hartmann und Hermann Jellinek zu den bekannteren Vertretern der Bewegung "Junges Österreich" und bekannte sich zum Deutschkatholizismus. MEGA III/3, 125.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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      c. 1890 - Albumen print. Four-part panorama, with very good tonal range and in good condition, each part with photographer's credit, title, and number in negative. Dimensions: 160 by 890mm. (6.5 by 35 inches).

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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      J. F. Schreiber: Esslinger, 1890. Hard Cover. Very Good binding. An elaborate children's movable book by the Munich lawyer and author of humourous verse, Franz Bonn. This complete with four splendid perspective scenes, each with five different levels. The scenes are "The Menagerie", "The Circus", "The Puppet Theater" (with a rotating disc), and "Summer in the Park". With verses by Mrs. Bonn. There has been some modest paper repair and the rotating disk turns on new cord; and the spine has been replaced. Very Good binding.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc.]
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        Through Gasa land,: And the scene of the Portuguese aggression. The journey of a hunter in search of gold and ivory

      Harrison and Sons, 1890. Hardcover. Used; Acceptable. Hardcover; English language; No jacket; 8vo - over 7.75" - 9.75" tall; stain to top edge of front board; some foxing in front pages and edges; small tear to edge of front endpaper otherwise a firm copy. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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        Ehrfurchtsvoller Glückwunsch".

      [Wien, um 1890]. - 1 S. auf gefalt. Doppelbogen. Goldgehöhter Vordruck. Gr.-Folio. Direktor J. N. Fuchs und zahlreiche Mitglieder der Wiener Hofmusikkapelle statten zu einem nicht ermittelten Anlass einen "ehrfurchtsvollen Glückwunsch" ab. Unter den insgesamt 34 Zeichnenden finden sich neben dem Kapellmeister selbst Richard Baumgärtel, Carl Bruckner, Julius Egghard, Ferdinand Hellmesberger, Rudolf Siebert, Franz Weber, Johann Nepomuk Zoczek etc.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Sketch Book entitled "Shelter Island Misc."

      1890. 9 pencil drawings. Oblong 8vo. Half blue leather and cloth. 9 pencil drawings. Oblong 8vo. Including these drawings entitled: "Greenport", "Deering Harbor, S.I.1884", "Deering Harbor/85", "Stearns Point-Shelter Island", Maontauk Light, L.I./85", "Skipper of sloop-on trip to Montauk", Shelter Island" & Merretts Brook-Putnam Co. NY." Harley DeWitt Nichols (1859-1939) was born in Barton, Wisconsin. He began his education in art as early as 11 years of age. His first job putting his talent and training to use came in the form of an apprenticeship with the Milwaukee firm Marr & Richards, where he stayed for 3 years, drawing and engraving on wood. The subsequent years included many moves, from Milwaukee to Chicago, and later to New York, where he studied at ASL and was encouraged by Professor Packard to pursue a career as an illustrator at a European school. Nichols left for Munich in October 1885 to attend the Royal Academy, where he studied under Heckel, became a member of the American Club, and socialized with Carl von Marr, the club's president. He went to London for a little while, and worked as an illustrator. By 1893 he'd returned to New York, working mostly in advertising, and illustrating for Harper's Weekly and Century magazines. He helped organize the New York Water Color Club. Nichols didn't curb his parapatetic lifestyle until he moved to Laguna Beach, California, in 1894. The art community in Los Angeles was in its infancy, but he got a teaching job at the Echo Mountain summer school, and he was inspired by the scenery of Yosemite, Monterey, San Juan Capistrano, and other locations in southern California. He stayed in Laguna Beach until hs death in 1939.

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      C. B. Hamilton & Son, 1890. - First edition. Thick 8vo. Maroon decorated cloth, gold stamping on front cover and spine, decorated endpapers, xii, 277 [1] pp., frontis. [portrait], introductory, illustrated, plates, portraits, all edges red in color. History of Oklahoma including its purchase and occupation, prominent citizens, settlement of various Oklahoma cities, physical characteristics including climate, water, timber, soil, minerals, etc., churches, memorable events, public schools, banks and bankers, legal profession, railways, the press, and biographical sketches of people of prominence who have shaped the state and its institutions. Howes R391 says, "Most of the edition burned. Some copies were printed on cheap, thin paper bound in wrappers." Some professional restoration to the fore-edge of the front fly-leaf, lightly sunned on the spine, light wear to spine ends and corners, else very good copy of a scarce book. Housed in a maroon quarter leather and cloth slipcase with gold stamping on spine and raised bands. HOWES R391. GRAFF 3536. RADER 2810. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        [Collection of 18 photographs of New Zealand and Tasmania].[New Zealand, ca. 1890]. Including 13 Maori portraits, 4 albumen prints of Hobart and locality, a loose albumen print of the North Shore Native and Aquatic Regatta at Auckland in 1898.

      Collection of photographs, mainly albumen prints, showing 13 Maori portraits in full feather dress and 5 views of New Zealand and Tasmania. Included are i.a.:- Native girl. (Full-length portrait of a standing Maori girl).- (Photograph of a pinned down photo with a portrait of a standing Maori girl).- Chieftains of Hono Hono, Kinikaiahi (A half-length portrait of a standing Maori in front of wood-carved statue and a half-length portrait of a standing Maori with carved fan). - (2 full-length portraits of Maori couples).- Native boy. (Portrait of a Maori boy with feather in hair).- A Maori beauty. (Portrait of a Maori girl with large neck-lace & pendant). In good condition.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)]
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        A Christmas Carol in Prose being a Ghost Story at Christmas

      Chapman & Hall 1890 - First Edition. Chapman & Hall, London undated circa 1890. Small hardcover edition, quarterbound in blue & gold marbled paper over blue leather, with leather corners to upper & rear boards. Five raised bands to the spine, with gilt titles & floral motifs to the spine. Edgewear to the boards, with rubbing to the extremities & bumped corners. Marbled fore-edges. Internally previous owner's bookplate to the front pastedown & ownership signature to the blank side of the marbled front endpapers. Pages faintly age-toned, yet text remains sharp. Four b/w plates by John Leech. Binding firm. DISPATCHED FROM THE UK WITHIN 24 HOURS ( BOOKS ORDERED OVER THE WEEKEND DISPATCHED ON MONDAY) BY ROYAL MAIL. ALL OVERSEAS ORDERS SENT BY AIR MAIL. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Picture of Dorian Gray

      US: J.P. Lippincott. Philadelphia, Ward, Lock & Co., 1890. First American edition published in the July, 1890 edition of Lippincott's magazine being issue number 271. Very good condition. The upper wrap is heavily toned (perhaps smoke damage) and chipped. Spine and lower plate similar, but to a lesser extent. . Very Good. Paperback. 1st Edition. 1890.

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia]
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        Ethnographia. A Magyarorszagi Neprajzi Tarsasag ertesitoje. Szerkeszti Dr. Rethy Laszlo. Erschien ab 1949 unter dem Titel: Ethnographia. A Magyar Neprajzi Tarsasag Folyoirata.

      Budapest, Akademiai Kiado, 1890-1985... Bände 1 (1890)-96 (1985) ohne Band 5 in 89 Bänden Leinen- und Halbleineneinbände.. ISSN: 0200-0237, 0014-1798. Titel rückseitig gestempelt. Buchrücken mit Bibliothekssignaturschildchen. Es fehlen folgende Hefte: 1898 Heft 2; 1899 Hefte 1 und 3; 1900 Heft 4; 1895 in Kopie.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Trageser]
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        Fotoalbum Görlitz

      Um 1890. . 102 Originalfotografien. 82 Ansichten von Gebäuden, Geschäften, Straßen und Plätzen im Zentrum, Aufnahmen im Stadtpark, an der Neiße und anderen Orten in Görlitz. Außerdem Familien- und Gruppenbilder sowie Fotografie des Stammwappens derer von Gersdorff ("... Nach dem Beschlusse des Geschlechtstages am 25./26. Oct. 1888") und 6 Fotogr. symbolistischer Gemälde (darunter Sascha Schneider). Abzüge auf Albuminpapier, 11 - 15 x 12 - 12 cm, auf grauem Karton aufgezogen mit transparentem Deckblatt in Lwd. d. Zt. Albumgr. 16,5 x 23,5 cm. Handschr. Namenszug innen: "Seibt". - Die Aufnahmen eines unbekannten Fotografen mit Personen, Straßenbahnen und Pferdekutschen dokumentieren ein authentisches Bild der Stadt und des bürgerlichen Lebens vor der Jahrhundertwende.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hardner]
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        Manuscript Plan - Large Outline of Temple of Confucius

      China, 1890. China, circa 1890-1910. Manuscript Plan of the Temple Confucius at Qufu in Shandong, with title and inscriptions in Mandarin. Hand drawn on rice paper, with black painted background, mounted on linen, measuring approximately 116 x 54 cm. Minor loss at some folds and extremities, otherwise in very good condition. Rare Manuscript Plan - Magnificent Temple of Confucius in Qufu. An uncommon and charming example of Chinese art made by a knowledgeable native Chinese historian or Confucian, numerous inscriptions on the plan identify gates, pavillions and great halls, which, erected by several successive dynasties, commemorates China's most venerated leader. Detailed imagery further show Guardian Lion statues, the Ming-era wall enclosure and river near its entrance. The Temple of Confucius in Qufu, Shandong Province of China, is the "original", largest, and most famous of the Temples of Confucius in China and East Asia. The temple complex spans 16,000 square metres and contains over 460 rooms, including temples, shrines, monuments, and pavilions. The principle section consists of 9 courtyards arranged on a central axis. The southernmost gate is named "Lingxing Gate" after a star in the Great Bear constellation; the name suggests that Confucius is a star from heaven. The Drum Tower (Gulou) is in the center of the walled city. The large ceremonial hall contains a large statue of Confucius surrounded by statues of his disciples. Following are the main structures of the temple: Lingxing Gate Shengshi Gate Hongdao Gate Dazhong Gate Thirteen Stele Pavilions Dacheng Gate Kuiwen Hall (built in 1018, restored in 1504 during the Ming Dynasty and in 1985) Xing Tan Pavilion (Apricot Platform) De Mu Tian Di Arch Liangwu Dacheng Hall (built in the Qing Dynasty) Resting Hall (dedicated to Confucius' Wife) The temple complex is situated at the heart of Qufu, and honours the revered Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher, Confucius (Kongfuzi, Kongzi). The historical center of Qufu, it is surrounded by the restored Ming-era city wall enclosure and rivers or moats, around which the town of Qufu grew. Within two years of Confucius' death in in 479BC, his former home was consecrated as a temple by the Prince of Lu. In 205 BC, Emperor Gao of the Han Dynasty was the first emperor to offer sacrifices to the memory of Confucius in Qufu. Enlarged over the centuries, the 50-acre temple complex boasts a grandeur similar to the Forbidden City in Beijing, with striking red walls and yellow glazed roof tiles (a colour normally preserved for the emperor). The original three-room house of Confucius was removed from the temple complex during a rebuilding undertaken in 611 AD. In 1012 and in 1094, during the Song Dynasty, the temple was extended into a design with three sections and four courtyards, around which eventually more than 400 rooms were arranged. Fire and vandalism destroyed the temple in 1214, during the Jin Dynasty. It was restored to its former extent by the year 1302 during the Yuan Dynasty. Shortly thereafter, in 1331, the temple was framed in an enclosure wall modelled on the Imperial palace. After another devastation by fire in 1499, the temple was restored to its present scale. In 1724, yet another fire largely destroyed the main hall and the sculptures it contained. The subsequent restoration was completed in 1730. Lying on the outskirts of the temple enclosure is an elaborate complex of buildings which formed the residence of Confucius?'s descendants, the Kong family. Through the centuries the Kongs were the guardians of the temple complex and also administrators of the town of Qufu. Lying outside the north gate of the temple enclosure is the family cemetery which contains the tomb of Confucius.. Very Good.

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      Cambridge: Macmillan & Bowes, 1890. original creme colored paper spine with light green paper covers. 4to. original creme colored paper spine with light green paper covers. xv,272; (iv),273-530 pages. 2 volumes. Limited to 600 numbered copies signed by Edmond, of which this is one of the 100 large paper copies bound thus. Includes both a history and bibliographical descriptions of 333 books. Illustrated. Note that the large paper copies have a separate half-title and title page for the second volume. The bookplate of Thomas B. Mosher is included in each volume. Light soiling on covers; internally a very fine, unopened copy.

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

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

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        A Descriptive handbook of modern water-color pigments

      1890. TAYLOR, J. Scott. A Descriptive Handbook of Modern Water-colour Pigments. [viii], 71, 1 pp. Illustrated with 5 ff. of mounted samples of colour washes containing 120 samples. 8vo, bound in original printed cloth wrappers. London: Winsor & Newton, ND [ca 1890]. Originally published in 1887 with only three plates. In this edition the number of colour samples has been expanded to 120. This is an important book as it contains named colour samples; R. D. Harley lists only ten such books before 1887 and several of these are unique manuscripts (Artists' Pigments, pp. 179-181). J. S. Taylor was a research chemist for Winsor & Newton in the late 19th century. The present work is the final entry on Harley's list; she notes that it contains "several varieties of madder lake, vermillion, ultra marine and sepia, cadmiums, chromes and mars colors, oxide of chromium, viridian and emerald green and quercitron lake under various names such as yellow lake and gallstone." The introduction discusses the recent water-colour controversy. Wrappers are worn at edges.

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        Collection of 16 portrait photographs.

      Egypt and Syria, c. 1890. - 16 albumen prints on cardboard (480 x 325 mm), mostly captioned in the image in German. Prints measure approx. 210 x 270 mm. The photographs depict natives in traditional costume: Arabic women, a snake tamer with a cobra, a camel driver from Sinai, merchants at the Bazar, a fellah family, an Arabic servant and Arabic children, an Arabic school, a Jewish girl from Syria, Bedouin sheikhs and a black chief from Upper Egypt, etc. The photographs, many of which bear captions and the name of the studio, are mainly taken by the Greek photographer Zangaki; others are by Bonfils. Some fading.

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        París. Traducido del francés por Emilia Pardo Bazán

      España editorial, Madrid 1890 - Gran folio, VII p. 548 p. con 450 bellos grabados intercalados en el texto, 19 láminas. Buen papel. Excelente encuadernación estilo modernista, en tela original color rojo, lomo adornado con dorados, plano decorado con bellas estampaciones y grabado color con vista de París. Corte superior dorado. Espléndida publicación sobre una de las ciudades más bellas del mundo, escrita por Augusto Carlos Josef Vitu, publicista fecundo que alterna la erudición literaria y artística con la agilidad propia del periodista, acompañan a la obra un gran número de maravillosos grabados realizados por Montader, Gudin, Salvel, Mas, Pinson, los cuales muestran monumentos, calles, plazas, tipos y escenas costumbristas del París de fin de siglo, así como 19 láminas tiradas en gran papel con los más sobresalientes monumentos artísticos. París. Arte. Francia. Viajes. Paris. Art. France. Travels.

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        3 eigenh. Gedichte mit U.

      O. O. u. D. [Wohl München, 1890er Jahre]. - Zusammen (1¾+1+1¾ =) 4½ SS. auf Doppelblatt. Kl.-4to. Bei den Gedichten "An Eulalia" (24 Zeilen), "An meine Nichte Mercedes (Madrid 1881)" (30 Zeilen) und "Unter den Ruinen des Palastes von Valsain" (20 Zeilen) dürfte es sich wohl um Heyses deutschsprachige Übertragungen von Gedichten der bayerischen Prinzessin Maria de la Paz (1862-1946), geborene Infantin von Spanien, handeln.

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        The Nursery Alice. With text adapted to nursery readers.

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1890 - Small quarto. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles to spine gilt, pictorial onlay of the mad-hatter's tea party with oval surround gilt, inner dentelles gilt, floral endpapers, gilt edges. The occasional minor blemish, an excellent copy in a fine binding. Contains 20 coloured enlargements from Tenniel's illustrations to "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland". Second (first published) edition. With "PRICE FOUR SHILLINGS" on the title page. With the author's presentation inscription to the half title page, "Maggie Bowman from the Author. Mar. 31 1890." The first printing of this condensed version of Alice was discarded by Carroll in much the same way as its 1865 predecessor. 500 copies were sent for issue in the USA but even these were apparently destroyed. This 1890 printing exists in at least three states, the present example being the earliest.

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        AFBILDNINGER til Fuglenes Naturhistorie med oplysende Text.

      . Odense: Forlagt af den Hempelske Boghandel ca. 1890. Med 30 handkolorerede plancher. Tvaerfol. 17 s. + plancher. Indbundet i samtidigt halvlaeder. With 30 handcoloured plates. Oblong folio. Contp. halfleather. * Findes ikke i Nissen og Anker. Överste 3del af rygge mangler. Top of binding missing..

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        Repertoire Chromatique

      1890. LACOUTURE, Charles. Répertoire chromatique, solution raisonée et pratique des problèmes les plus usuels dans l'étude et l'emploi des couleurs. xi, 144 pp., [2] ff. Illustrated with 29 chromolithographic plates, including frontispiece with printed tissue guard, a few text diagrams. Includes a transparent overlay and printed card screen. Large 4to., 325 x 250 mm., bound in publisher's green cloth. Uncut and unopened. Paris: Gauthier-Villars et fils, 1890.|~| |~||~||~||~| First Edition of this rare treatise on colour theory by the French botanist Charles Lacouture (1832-1908), Professor of Natural History at Metz. Dedicated to the memory of the greatest colour theorist of the 19th century, Michel-Eugène Chevreul, Lacouture's Répertoire is an attempt to resolve the practical problems posed by the mixing of colours. In his introduction the author explains that Chevreul's important achievements in the classification of colours have not been translated into usable knowledge for artists, artisans and manufacturers, a gap he proposes to close in the present work, by simplifying and completing Chevreul's theory. Ideally suited to chromolithographic reproduction, Lacouture's method uses the three primary colours to create all hues, not by changing the tint of the ink, but by varying the thickness and number of parallel or intersecting lines. The Répertoire is illustrated, as announced in the sub-title, by 29 chromolithographs representing 952 different hues, grouped in over 600 degrees of saturation ("gammes"). The frontispiece displays a 12-petalled diagram called a "rose synoptique," in which each section is keyed to one of the colour plates by a diagram on the printed tissue guard; a second preliminary plate (numbered "1bis") displays Lacouture's "trilobe synoptique," which permits a comparative view of the colours and shows how the different colours are produced by the systematically varied mixture of red, yellow and blue. In January 1891 Lacouture's monograph was honored with a Gold Medal by the Société Industrielle du Nord de la France, as stated on a printed paper label tipped to the front flyleaf. An unusual note on each of the plates advises the reader to close the book when finished in order to protect the plates from light. The delicate wrappers have some wear including a bit of loss at the foot of the spine, still a very nice copy. This is a scarce treatise: Worldcat locates three copies in American institutions.

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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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        Cram's Modern Atlas of the World

      1890C 1890 - Front cover and table of contents page detached but in present, . Back cover missing. Spine board and pages rubbed, torn, and browning. Full page color plates. Pg 12-565 are maps of all Countries, page following map is index of cities, location, and population. Pg 566 starts text with some black and white photos. DATE PUBLISHED: 1890C EDITION: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

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

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        Mai-Karte Nr. 1., 2. (Die Bezwingung Mammons [The Defeat of Mammon], Völkermai [People's May])

      Verlag der "Neuen Glühlichter", Druck von Johann N. Vernay (ca. 1890), Wien (Vienna) - Chromolithograph. 140 × 90 mm. Considered the first May Day (Mai-Feier) postcards printed in Europe. May Day or International Worker's Day is the commemoration of the 1886 Haymarket Massacre which was a demonstration that took place on May 4, 1886 at Haymarket Square in Chicago. Began as a rally in support the striking workers and ended up in a riot with numerous casualties both civilians and police officers. In 1889 the Second International decided to commemorate this event and the fights of the "Eight-Hour Day" movement annually on May 1. In Manfred Gebhardt's book "Ein Hauch von Maienblüte. Postkarten der deutschen Arbeiterbewegung zum 1. Mai." (Berlin, 1989.) the "Völkermai" is demonstrated as the first appearance of May Day postcards. Nr. 1.: Non-used. Small defect on left lower edge, broken on right upper edge. Nr. 2.: Mailed, broken on left lower edge. Chromolithograph. 140 × 90 mm. Considered the first May Day (Mai-Feier) postcards printed in Europe [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Fixed Bayonets: A Complete System of Fence for the British Magazine Rifle, Explaining the Use of Point, Edges, and Butt, Both in Offence and Defence; Comprising Also a Glossary of English, French, and Italian Terms Common to the Art of Fencing, with a Bibliographical List of Works Affecting the Bayonet

      London: William Clowes and Sons. 1890. Hardcover. Ex-Library. Inscribed by Hutton! Hardcover with decorative vellum boards, 1890, large octavo, 183pp., illustrated in b&w. Book ex-library with minor markings that include a plate, stamp, blindstamp and removed pocket at rear pastedown; boards slightly bowed, rear flyleaf removed, otherwise text clean with some foxing to full-title, toning, pencil marks at rear, gilt to top edge of text block. No DJ, but in protective mylar. Inscribed to "My dear Edward," in 1890 and bearing a "Hutton Estate" tag; very likely inscribed to his nephew, Lt. Gen. Sir Edward Hutton (1848-1923), himself a pioneer in the use of mounted infantry as well as commander of the Canadian and Australian armies. RARE!

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        Nurseryman's Specimen Book

      1890. [TRADE CATALOGUE -- NURSERYMAN'S GUIDE]. DEWEY, D.M. Special list of fruit and ornamental trees, shrubs, roses, flowers, etc. for sale, specimens of which are not given in this book. Illustrated with 182 stencil and chromolithographic plates of fruits, flowers and trees, some very brightly hand-coloured. 8vo., 220 x 125 mm, bound in contemporary black calf with brass clasp. Rochester, N.Y.: D.M. Dewey, n.d. [ca. 1890]. |~||~||~||~||~| This Nurseryman's guide was specially bound for M.V.Dickens of Trumansburgh, New York, as may be seen from the gold-lettering on the front cover. An unusually large seed catalog with a wide range of subject matter, with an unusual number of plates of trees. Binding worn, but with a few exceptions the plates are in superb, fresh condition. See Raphael, An Oak Spring Pomona Nos 63 to 66.

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        The Special Commission Act, 1888

      George Edward Wright London 1890 - The Special Commission Act, 1888      Published by George Edward Wright;- London 1890;- Report of the Proceedings Before the Commissioners Appointed by the Act;- 4 Volume set, in very fine condition;- 1st. Edition of this special report. Reprinted from the Times of London. The Parnell Commission was a judicial inquiry in the late 1880s into allegations of crimes by Irish parliamentarian Charles Stewart Parnell which resulted in his vindication. On 6 May 1882 two leading members of the British Government in Ireland, Chief Secretary for Ireland Lord Frederick Cavendish and the Permanent Under-Secretary for Ireland T.H. Burke were stabbed to death in Phoenix Park, Dublin by the Irish National Invincibles In March 1887, The Times published a series of articles, "Parnellism and Crime", in which Home Rule League leaders were accused of being involved in murder and outrage during the land war. The Times produced a number of facsimile letters, allegedly bearing Parnell's signature and in one of the letters Parnell had excused and condoned the murder of T.H. Burke in the Phoenix Park. In particular the newspaper had paid £1,780 for a letter supposedly written by Parnell to Patrick Egan, a Fenian activist, that included: "Though I regret the accident of Lord F Cavendish's death I cannot refuse to admit that Burke got no more than his deserts" and was signed "Yours very truly, Charles S. Parnell". On the day it was published (18 April 1887), Parnell described the letter in the House of Commons as "a villainous and barefaced forgery.” Also on 18 April the Perpetual Crimes Act had its second reading and debate in the Commons. It appeared to Nationalists that it was more than coincidental that the Times article on the letter was published on the same day, and was obviously intended to sway the debate. This Commission has been described as the forerunner of the modern tribunal of enquiry. In 1887 The Times newspaper published serious allegations Concerning Charles Stewart Parnell, then leader of the Irish Parliamentary Party in the House of Commons. The allegations were based on a series of letters said to be by Parnell, which later turned out to be forgeries. Parnell demanded a Parliamentary inquiry which was refused, although at a later enquiry Parnell was vindicated and the letters revealed to be fakes. A very Scarce/Rare 4 volume set of books in a dark navy blue full leather binding, with red labels to all four volumes, with gilt lettering within. Marble edging also to all four volumes. In very fine collectable condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        "Ehrfurchtsvoller Glückwunsch".

      [Wien, um 1890].. 1 S. auf gefalt. Doppelbogen. Goldgehöhter Vordruck. Gr.-Folio.. Direktor J. N. Fuchs und zahlreiche Mitglieder der Wiener Hofmusikkapelle statten zu einem nicht ermittelten Anlass einen "ehrfurchtsvollen Glückwunsch" ab. Unter den insgesamt 34 Zeichnenden finden sich neben dem Kapellmeister selbst Richard Baumgärtel, Carl Bruckner, Julius Egghard, Ferdinand Hellmesberger, Rudolf Siebert, Franz Weber, Johann Nepomuk Zoczek etc.

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      - Madrid. Fernando Fé / A. San Martín / Donato Guío. 1890. 4ª edic. corregida y puesta en consonancia con la constitución de 1876 y demás leyes orgánicas, civiles, administrativas y de procedimientos promulgadas hasta el día. 23x16 cm. T. I, 594 págs. 1 h. + Suplemento, 442 págs. 3 h. * T. II, 700 págs. 2 h. + Suplemento, 631 págs. 2 h. * T. III, 812 págs. 1 h. + Suplemento, 635 págs. 2 h. * T. IV, 569 págs. 2 h. + Suplemento, 671 págs. 2 h. (este tomo tiene un ptólogo de Álvaro Landeira y Mariño) * I tomo de Cuadros Sinópticos para la aplicación de las penas. 142 cuadros, 2 h. de índices, 16 págs. de catálogo. Los suplementos y los Cuadros son de los años siguientes: S. I, 1908 * S. II, 1904 * S. III, 1904 * S. IV, 1906 * Cuadros, 1906. Plena piel época, estilo árbol. 3 tejuelos por tomo. Perfecto estado. # derecho G [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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