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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.

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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.

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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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        ANNALS OF SCOTTISH PRINTING FROM THE INTRODUCTION OF THE ART IN 1507 TO THE BEGINNING OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY

      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.

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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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        CÓDIGO PENAL REFORMADO DE 1870 CON LAS VARIACIONES INTRODUCIDAS EN EL MISMO POR LA LEY DE 17 DE JULIO DE 1876 CONCORDADO Y COMENTADO. SEGUIDO DE UN EXTENSO Y MINUCIOSO REPERTORIO ALFABÉTICO DE LAS MISMAS. 9 Tomos

      - 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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        Sébastien Roch

      Edition of current paper. Binding to bradel half percaline blue sky, smooth spine slightly irradiated with a gold floral pattern, golden double thread tail piece as grief cherry dishes marbled paper, corners bumped, contemporary binding. Precious autograph signed by the author Jean Ajalbert on the half-title page. Our copy is enriched with a four-page autograph letter signed and dated HGIbels in which he expressed his correspondent of his momentary financial woes, bad circumstances who do find themselves in this situation and finally solicitations wealthy bibliophiles who covet his important collection of manuscripts from the XVIII Fanatics ... Large marginal discoloration affecting the first cover plate and slightly much more half-title page without affecting the sending autograph. Provenance: From Jean Ajalbert library with bookplate in Japanese-style woodcut Nabis to very few signed monogrammed, probably that of Félicien Rops. G. Charpentier & Cie Paris 1890 12x19,5cm relié

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        La Bièvre

      Second illustrated edition of 23 drawings by the author. Autograph signed by the author librettist Philippe Gilles. A small head glued back tear which also includes a small lack Length, partially shaded guards. L. Genonceaux Paris 1890 15,5x23,5cm broché

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        Les chants de Maldoror

      Rare second edition in trade, and the first French edition, one of 150 unnumbered copies on vellum, one draw with 10 japan. First edition of the famous preface Genonceaux on Lautréamont, frontispiece Jose Roy (regular cartoonist licentious works) showing a flayed skin to earth, wandering in the catacombs, a facsimile of a letter from the author 1870 . Bound in half blue calico, smooth back with a gold finial, date tail piece red morocco emphasized double nets, blue marbled paper on the dishes, elegant binding pastiche signed Laurenchet. The original 1869 was never published by Lacroix, who had pledged to edit; only ten copies were stapled and delivered to the author. In 1874 another Belgian publisher, Rozez, resumed the background and edited with a title page relays. The title glory Genonceaux was without doubt have edited the Chants de Maldoror, with a real desire to make it known. After editing, he published several excerpts in newspapers: Fin de siècle (14 February 1891) and The Black Cat (12 December 1891). His preface is the result of a serious investigation, which is why it violently rejects allegations of Léon Bloy on the author. Genonceaux providing a charge of indecency, which actually took place in 1892, leaving his publishing house after editing Shrine of Rimbaud. Literature vertigo at the limit of sustainable, the excessive teenager, a total darkness, the Chants de Maldoror, or the saga of a wandering figure of evil in the world, became famous surrealist who made a true aesthetic manifesto. Few pale scattered spots on a very white paper, otherwise very good copy. Genonceaux Paris 1890 Pet. in 8 (10,8x16,6cm) relié

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        L'inutile beauté

      First edition, one of 50 numbered copies on Holland, the only major papiers.Reliure bradel black half morocco with corners, flat spine, golden tailed date guards and contreplats of handmade paper, covers and spine preserved, binding signed Alfred Farez, active between 1909 and fine example to all well established 1930.Très margins. Victor-Havard Paris 1890 12,5x19,5cm relié

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        Origines de l'école de cavalerie et de ses traditions équestres

      First Edition.Half cloth bindings fir, smooth back, parts of title sheepskin tan, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, first dishes lined with coverage gaps and angular preserved, modern binding.Illustrated book of 52 full-page engravings.Some small foxing. S. Milon & fils Saumur s.d. (1890) 19,5x28,5cm 2 volumes reliés

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        Suaheli-Handbuch. Lehrbücher des Seminars für Orientalische Sprachen zu Berlin ; 2.

      Stuttgart, Berlin : Spemann, 1890.. Rote Original-Leinwand, mit goldgeprägtem Deckel- und Rückentitel, 8°, XXVI, 201 Seiten. Einband berieben (s. Bild), Ex-Libris auf Innendeckel, Stempel "Kaiserlicher Gouverneur von Deutsch-Ostafrika" mit Reichsadler auf Titel, Seiten papierbedingt nachgedunkelt, ordentliches Exemplar,.

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        Belehrendes Unterhaltungs-Spiel für die deutsche Jugend.

      Schleusingen, O. Schwarze [um 1890].. 108 bedruckte Holz-Bausteine in aufschiebbarer Orig.-Holzkiste mit farb. lithogr. Titelschild. 34 : 26,5 : 5 cm. - Mit beilieg. Anleitung. Papierstreifen. 8vo. 7 S. - Vollständiges Gesellschaftsspiel, der Fa. O. Schwarze, mit Verlags-Nr. 25. - Musikalische Setzspiel, bei dem man durch die Kombination der mit versch. Wörtern bedruckten Würfel die Verse von bekannten Volksliedern zusammenstellt. Dient laut Anleitung dazu, "den Kindern, denen die Kenntnis der deutschen Schrift in der Schule zum Eigenthum geworden, eine Unterhaltung ... zu bieten, welche ... das Gedächtnis für verschiedene so sehr beliebte deutsche Volkslieder stärken und bereichern soll." - Würfel mit Buntstiftspuren, Anleitung leicht knittrig und mit kl. Randeinrissen. Titelschild leicht fleckig u. beschabt. Insgesamt sehr gut erhaltenes, vollständiges Spielset. -.

      [Bookseller: Ketterer Kunst GmbH vorm. F. Dörling Gmb]
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        ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT OF GENEALOGY FAMILY SEYFRIED, AUTHENTIC WITH DRAWINGS 1890

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

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        Cosmopolitan Railway, The

      History Company, The, San Francisco 1890 - 369 pages, top of backstrip waterstain, does not affect interior of book, rare! Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tenth Annual Report of the State Mineralogist.

      State Office J.D. Young, Superintendant State Printing, Sacremento 1890 - A dull red flexible leather binding with marbled endpapers and pastedowns. Gilt bands and title to spine. Gilt title to front cover.Mild soiling to the rear cover. Personal copy of W.C. Rigg in gilt to lower right of front cover. Decorative edges to the pages. Signature of W.C. Rigg on title page.Presentation copy signed "Compliments of W. Irelan Jr, State Mineralogist" on dedication page. Index, errata. This books packed with b&w and colour foldout maps, plates, diagrams, tables. Expert repair to some of the maps. An incredibly detailed report of mining in California in 1890. 983 pages. Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Native Employees, Simmer & Jack, East G.M.C.D.

      ca. 1890 - 1900, original photograph, 19,8 x 14,5 cm, on mount, photograph no 158. KEYWORDS:south africa / johannesburg

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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        HEDDA GABLER. Skuespil I Fire Akter

      Kobenhavn (Copenhagen): Gyldendalske Boghandels Forlag (F. Hegel & Son). 1890. First edition (preceded only by the 12 copies issued in London to secure copyright). Publisher?'s original green cloth with elaborate decoration in gilt and black to the upper board and spine. All edges gilt. A stunning fine copy, the boards beautifully clean and bright. The contents without inscriptions or stamps but with a small oval leather bookplate, titled in gilt to the front pastedown. A lovely copy. Printing and the Mind of Man. (PMM 375.)

      [Bookseller: Lucius Books]
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        The Tragic Muse

      Houghton Mifflin, Boston 1890 - 882 pages. First edition, first printing. Two volumes. First issue of 1000 copies. Gold stamped boards. Near fine books with no flaws and only the slightest of wear to the corners. No dust jackets. Two beautiful copies! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fireproof Books]
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        King Robert of Sicily

      London - Raphael Tuck and Sons, 1890 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A beautifully illustrated poem from American poet and educator Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Illustrated by JaneWillis Grey, with many plates with tissue guards. Published by Raphael Tuck, who was renowned for his lavishly illustrated and decorative publications. Longfellow predominantly wrote lyric poems which are known for their musicality and which often presented stories of mythology and legend. He became the most popular American poet of his day and also had success overseas. Condition: In a decorative brown cloth binding. Externally smart, with just a couple of marks to the boards and some wear to the head and tail of the spine. Internally,generallyfirmly bound, though some tissue guards detached. Pages are bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Ein Gang durchs alte Magdeburg vor der Stadterweiterung unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der aus diesem Anlaß gefallenen Baulichkeiten. In 86 Cabinets in Ganzlichtdruck mit erläuterndem Text.,

      Magdeburg, Creutzsche Verlagsbuchhandlung R. & M. Kretschmann, 1890 - 2°, 13 Seiten und 86 montierte Stadtbilder, farbig illustr. OLeinen - schöner Zustand - a70098 Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1100 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ehbrecht]
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        20 photographs of Central Park

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

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Critical and Historical Essays Contributed to the Edinburgh Review. In two volumes

      London - Longmans, Green, and Co., 1890 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A nice set of Macaulay's essays, in full calf prize bindings. Trevelyan Edition. Complete in two volumes. With a Henry Smith School, Hartlepool, prize presentation label to the front pastedown of Volume I awarded to F. C. Austin, Head Boy, dated 1894. With a publisher's catalogue to the rear of Volume I. Macaulay's political writings are famous for their ringing prose and for their confident, sometimes dogmatic, emphasis on a progressive model of British history. This Whiggish philosophy appears most clearly in the essays Macaulay wrote for the Edinburgh Review, which were collected in book form and becamea steady bestseller throughout the nineteenth century. Condition: In full calf prize bindings. Externally, very smart with some shelfwear only. Some fading to the spines. Internally, firmly bound. A few spots to the endpapers but otherwise bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Piccola Anima Cristiana.

      T.B.M., ohne Ort, ohne Jahr (ca. 1890). - Kleines Andachtsbuch in italienischer Sprache. 255 Seiten mit 15 Illustrationen. Rundumgoldschnitt. Silbereinband 9,9 x 6,4 cm, gestempelt 800. Sehr gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Mertens & Pomplun GbR]
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        Stage Whispers," and "Shouts Without."

      "Judy" Office, London - A Book About Plays and Playgoers. Actors and Actresses. Woodcut illustrations in color & in black & white by Archibald Chasemore and Alfred Bryan, Comic Scenes by Judy's Artists, and Chatter at the Wing by Charles H. Ross. Bound with: High Tide at Any Hour. A Book for Low Water and Low Spirits. Small 8vo, handsomely rebound in 3/4 blue morocco, marbled boards. London: "Judy" Office, ca 1890. A near fine copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Set aus drei blauen Leinenbänden.

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

      [Bookseller: Burgverlag Buchhandelsges.mb.H.]
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        Life of Robert Browning

      London: Walter Scott. 1890. First. First edition. Corners a bit bumped, light wear and tear at the spine ends, a couple of light pencil notes in the text in an unknown hand, a sound and attractive, very good copy. Inscribed by the author: "To Miss Agnes Hall from her friend The Author. Rome 1890-91." With the bookplate of Radclyffe Hall and her companion Una Troubridge. An interesting copy. We could find little of Agnes Hall but that she was a correspondent of W.B. Yeats. How the book transferred from Agnes Hall to Radclyffe Hall and Troubridge is unknown. Sharp embodied some feminine consciousness of his own, writing several books under the pseudonym, Fiona MacLeod. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        R. Shaw and Son

      London - Shaw and Son, 1890 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce catalogue of pianos and other musical instruments and equipment by R. Shaw and Son from the end of the nineteenth century. Illustrated throughout with numerous vignettes. Condition: Bound in decorative paper wraps. Externally, generally smart, though with a couple of marks. Internally, firmly bound. Significant loss to title page. Pages are bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Dartmoor Pictorial Records

      Privately Printed : W. Brendon & Son,, Plymouth 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. Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Roger Collicott Books]
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        Praha - Prag

      nbsp;Dresden -Unknown, 1890 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarcecollection of photographs of beautiful architecture and scenery in Prague. Including beautiful aspects such as Charles Bridge and the Tyn Cathedral. Features 20 photographs. Condition: In a decorative cloth binding. Externally, some bumping. Internally, there is some marginal age toning to the rear paste down. Otherwise bright and clean and photographs in very good condition considering their age. Overall: VERY GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        The Art and Practice of Landscape Gardening

      London: of the author and Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent, and Co., Limited,, 1890. With Plans and Illustrations. Tall quarto. Original green cloth, titles to spine and upper board and top edge gilt, others untrimmed. 12 plates, 8 colour plans of which 2 are double-page, 2 uncoloured plans. Dampstain with loss of size to lower corner, some scattered loss of size to lower board, free endpapers tanned. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE ART OF AUTHORSHIP

      1890. Literary Reminiscences, Methods of Work, and Advice to Young Beginners, personally contributed by Leading Authors of the Day. Compiled and Edited by George Bainton. London: James Clarke & Co., 1890. 8 pp ads dated "1/6/90". Original royal blue cloth decorated in black and gilt. First Edition of this compendium of advice on becoming an author, by the leading writers of the day. Henty's contribution is on pages 19-21; he ends with:~My advice to boys who want to become authors is this: Write a story and get some person in whose judgment you have confidence to give you his opinion frankly whether there is any promise in it. If he says no, give the thing up altogether. If he says yes, and you really feel that you have a talent for telling stories, and find that your stories are liked by your schoolfellows, then write, and write, and write. Burn all you write, for until you are two or three and twenty you will certainly not write anything worth reading...~This copy is fine except for some cracking of the rear endpaper -- and is quite a scarce book, especially in this condition. Newbolt 124.1.

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
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