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        Woman with needlework.

      ca. 1890, albumen print, handcoloured, 26,5 x 20,6 cm, photograph no. 1050. Two very small repaired tears at left middle border. KEYWORDS:japan.

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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        Portrait of a youg woman.

      Kobe, Shin-e-Do Photograph Depot, ca. 1890, albumen print, hand-coloured, 20,1 x 26,7 cm, on mount. KEYWORDS:japan/kobe.

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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        Streetscene.

      ca. 1890, albumen print, 25,7 x 19,7, photograph no 47. KEYWORDS:japan/yenoshima.

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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        Superb pair of Cabinet photos by Hughes & Mullins, both signed, (Mary Victoria Feodore, 1857-1944, Princess, Daughter & Companion of Queen Victoria) & Prince Henry Maurice of BATTENBERG (1858-1896, Colonel, Her Husband)

      1890 - showing the couple in Mediaeval costume, 6" x 4¼" no place, no date c. The practice of the Household performing tableau vivants over the New Year was revived some time after the death of the Prince Consort. There were normally several scenes, each representing a letter or word, followed by a final scene depicting the entire word. The Tableau often reproduced paintings - a particularly successful one being 'La Rixe' (The Brawl) after the painting by E. Meissonier which had been given to the Prince Consort in 1856. The scene was a quarrel in a tavern which Queen Victoria considered 'a truthful presentation of the picture'. They were not always so well received - a biblical tableau of Naomi and Ruth in 1888 was described by the Queen as 'not quite so successful as it might have been, owing to the ladies getting the giggles and shaking'. The Tableau Vivant photo is an unusual form of photography, which Queen Victoria had a passion for from the 1850s. This is one of the later ones which are more difficult to find as the majority of them have remained in Royal Collections. Princesses Helena Victoria and Marie Louise spent much of their year revolved around the Queen, which dates the picture to 1889 as the Princess Marie Louise was married to a German Prince the following year. The marriage did not prove happy and the Queen sent her an open telegram ordering her 'home to me'

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        Dreikönigskapelle auf d. Steig in Schaffhausen. Oel auf Platte.

      Um 1890.. Bildgrösse: 37x27 cm. Unten links signiert. Gerahmt 42x32 cm.. Hinten mit Zeitungsnotiz zur Kapelle.

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat Leonidas Sakellaridi]
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        Enthalten (in chronologischer Reihenfolge): I. BRAKL, F. J., Gedenkschrift anlässlich des 25 jährigen Bestehens des Gärtnerplatztheaters. München o. J. (1890). - II. SIMPLICISSIMUS Künstler-Kneipe. München o. J. (1932). - In gleicher Aufmachung wie die berühmte Festschrift von Joachim Ringelnatz für Kathi Kobus. - III. DER STEINICKE-SAAL 1914-1934. Ein kleines Haus in großer Zeit. O. O. und Jahr (München 1934). - IV. SIMPL-BRIEFE. München o. J. (1936). - V. CAFE FÜRSTENHOF. 25 Jahre 1912-1937. München 1937. - VI. MÜNCHENER ALTERTUMSVEREIN e. V. von 1864. Mitgliederverzeichnis 1947. - V. MÜNCHENER ALTERTUMSVEREIN e. V. von 1864. Mitgliederverzeichnis 1950. - Jeweils mit eingeb. Orig.-Broschuren, unterschiedliche Gebrauchsspuren. - Beiliegend "Münchener Liedertafel" (Ode an den Bock, 4 Bl.) sowie einige Zeitungsausschnitte.

      . 8°, Halbleinen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Universität München]
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        The Poetical Works.

      . London: Suttaby & Co. no date [c. 1890]. With photographic illustrations by Deswall Vaughan tipped in. XXIV + 582 pp. Soft green and gilt leather cover, all edges gilt. With bookbinder label: A. Elliot, Edinburgh. Binding, especially spine faded..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Poemes saturniens. (EXEMPLAIRE DE ALGERNON SWINBURNE).

      Paris, Leon Vanier, 1890.. In-12, demi-maroquin vert bronze a grands coins, dos a nerfs orne de caissons fleuronnes dans un encadrement de doubles filets dores, titre dore, date en pied, tete doree, couverture conservee (reliure 'Stikeman & Co.' de l'epoque), (4), 148 p., exemplaire non rogne. Seconde edition tiree a 750 exemplaires sur velin, du premier recueil de poemes de Paul Verlaine, annoncee dans le 'Journal de la Librairie' du 7 juin 1890. (Vicaire VII, 989. Montel, pp. 9-11. Van Bever & Monda, p. 7. Verlaine, 'Oeuvres poetiques', Pleiade, p. 1369). Remarquable provenance: le poete anglais Algernon Swinburne (1837-1909), avec son ex-libris grave "From the Library of Algernon Charles Swinburne - The Pine, Putney Hill". Reconnu comme l'un des plus grands poetes de son temps et classe parmi les decadents, Swinburne, qui avait rencontre Verlaine lors du premier sejour de celui-ci a Londres en 1872, exerca une influence majeure sur son oeuvre. Et le grand collectionneur Edouard-Henri Fischer, avec ex-libris grave (catalogue de sa vente, Christie's, nov. 2014, n°8). Bel exemplaire, non rogne, dans une reliure de l'epoque de Stikeman & Co. Henry Stikeman est considere comme l'un des meilleurs relieurs anglo-saxons de la periode..

      [Bookseller: Librairie Hatchuel]
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        ALBUM FROM 1890s POSSIBLY IN GERMAN with MANY ESSAYS and some PICTURES (Unique/Rare)

      NONE STATED: NONE STATED, 1890. Book. Good. Hardcover. TITLE: ALBUM FROM 1890s POSSIBLY IN GERMAN with MANY ESSAYS and some PICTURES (Unique/Rare) AUTHOR: (UNSURE ABOUT LANGUAGE, OWNER, CONTENTS!!!!) THERE ARE DIFFERENT AUTHORS/NAMES ON ALMOST EVERY PAGE PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) / COPYRIGHT: NO PUBLISHER STATED (Unpublished), ca. 1890s dates found throughout the book EDITION: Unique being one of a kind CATEGORY: Foreign, Decorative, Super Rare BINDING/COVER: Hardback without dust jacket COLOR: BROWN CONDITION: The outside is in good minus condition; there is some small cloth spotting to the back that looks like makeup along the corner edge (see photo); there is a small green spot near the back hinge that may we candle wax; there is some fraying along the edges and corners. The pages inside the book have a slight age brown town, and there is light foxing on a few pages. Book is tight and sturdy. SIZE: 6 x 9 (approximately) PAGES: about 40 pages. The book is being priced as though it was a comparable American school annual or album in English with the same number of drawings and signed pages. Good/None dust jacket condition as issued. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: THERE ARE ABOUT 40 PAGES WITH WRITINGS OR ESSAYS ON EACH WITH SOME HAVING WRITING ON THE BACK OF A FEW PAGES. THERE ARE ABOUT 5 OR 6 PAGES THAT HAVE DRAWINGS. ALMOST ALL THE PAGES ARE SIGNED AND DATED. The book could be a school album or an essay book of the upper class at the time. There is a card included by a previous owner that thinks the book could be of aphorisms or short essays. The card states that the book may be written in old German script or a Bavarian dialect. There is also a reference on the card about the area of Schwabia and Tubingen in South Central Germany. The card contains some scribble notations and thoughts on the origin of the album. THERE MAY BE SOME REALLY FAMOUS PEOPLE THAT HAVE SIGNED THE BOOK, AND SOME OF THE ESSAYS/WRITINGS MAY BE ORIGINAL AND NEVER BEEN SEEN BEFORE!!! COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid, book(s) will ship immediately to customer (it's on the way), you are welcomed to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCodePrc 4.5k E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 007349 .

      [Bookseller: FairView Books]
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        The Lottery Ticket A Tale of Tellemarken.

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1890. - New and Cheaper edition. 192 pp. 18.5 x 12.5 cm. Translated from the French. Illustrations taken from the French edition. A.e.g. An ex-library copy, in original publisher's boards, green with black decorative panel enclosing an embossed vignette along with gilt titling to front board and spine, spine relaid, a small oval library stamp on the margins of the title page, and some minor wear overall from distant library use but overall good minus. Now quite a scarce title.

      [Bookseller: Saintfield Antiques & Fine Books]
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        Encyklopädie des gesamten Eisenbahnwesens in alphabetischer Anordnung. Unter Mitwirkung von Carl Wurmb, F. Kienesperger und Ch. Lang.

      Wien, Carl Gerold's Sohn, 1890-1895.. 7 Bde. Gr.-8°. Insges. (34) 3686 (2) S. Mit 89 gef. Tafeln, 18 Karten, 4 gef. Tabellen u. 1740 gest. Abb. im Text. Blindgepr. Lederbände der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung (berieben und bestossen).. Besitzerstempel auf den leeren Blättern. Durchgehend gebräunt und vereinzelt leicht stockfleckig. Band im Falz angeplatzt. Übersichtskarte im Band 2 mit 5 cm. Einriss. Seite 2558 mit Anstreichung. Seiten 2599-2618 mit kleinem Eckabriss (dv. 5 hinterlegt). - Hinterer Einbanddeckel von Band 3 fleckig.

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz]
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        Paa ski over Grønland. En skildring af Den Norske Grønlands-ekspedition 1888 - 89. Med Illustrationer af A. Bloch, Th. Holmboe, Eiv. Nielsen og E. Werenskiold. Samt 4 farvelagte Karter.

      Kristiania 1890. Stor 8vo. XII + 704 s + foldekart. Orig. dek. helshirtingbd. m. oppkl. fargetr. Ytre, fremre fals litt pl. Noen s. plettet, ellers et fast og sjeldent godt ekspl. Med "Rettelse"- slipp

      [Bookseller: Norlis Antikvariat]
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        A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy.

      . A new Edition. Printed by A. Strahan. London: Johnson 1890. With 3 copperengraved plates, of which 2 are fullpage. 251 pp. Contemporary full leather with label on spine, binding weakly marked of use..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        The Sign of Four

      Spencer Blackett, London 1890 - The second issue, with "Griffith Farran" to the bottom of the spine. The book is reasonably firmly bound in the original red cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt and black, the boards are a little rubbed and bumped and the spine is slightly darkened, with minor marking. The text block is slightly age toned and dusty to the edges, it is starting to crack at the endpapers, but still relatively firm, there is a small bookseller's label to the front pastedown and a neatly written name to the reverse of the frontispiece. A very nice example of the second Sherlock Holmes title, which is quite uncommon in the original cloth. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: J and M Books Limited]
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        Reisebilder aus Dänemark.

      . Kopenhagen 1890. Richly illustr. [6] + 107 pp. Publisher's, a little worn cover. * Carit Andersen 68..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        The Art and Practice of Landscape Gardening.

      . London: of the Author, Dulwich Wood, Norwood and Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent, and Co. 1890. With 10 etchings together with 12 plates of which 8 are partly coloured and 2 are doublepaged. 4to. [8] + 116 pp. Publisher's green cloth with goldprint, binding a little discoulered, internally clean; wide margin..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        TINY TODDLERS

      Frederick A. Stokes Company, New York 1890 - (Humphrey, Maud) illustrator. TINY TODDLERS new verses by Helen Gray Cone. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1890. First edition. Folio - 11" x 14". Red cloth backed full color pictorial boards with some dusting and light edge wear. [26]pp. printed on one side of the page only. There are six wonderful full page chromlithographs by Maud Humphrey of fancifully dressed little children, doing what little children did during the simpler times of the late nineteenth century. Alternating with the chromolithographs are verses by Helen Gray Cone with illustrations in outline by Humphrey behind the text. Internally, the book is in fine condition with all pages bright and clean. The condition of the book is VERY GOOD +. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wallace & Clark, Booksellers]
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        The knife made famous by Alamo martyr Jim Bowie - a wonderful example of a later production

      """Bowie"" knife, silver and bone. The blade is approximately 8 inches long, and the hilt is 5 inches long. This knife was made by Bower, circa 1890, and is in lovely condition. It has a German silver mount, and stag bone handles that are well preserved. The original sheath has an imprint of a buffalo, making it of additional Western interest. The sheath clasp is missing the fastener, which could be replaced, and does not detract at all.Devised by James Bowie, who died in the siege of the Alamo, the Bowie knife achieved fame in the Sandbar duel in 1827, when Jim Bowie killed a man. It has since become the subject of a cycle of heroic folktales. Although supplanted by the Colt Six-Shooter, it was standard equipment for frontiersmen and backwoodsmen for four decades. Mountain Men used a modified form of the Bowie knife, Texas Rangers rode with it, and Mississippi River pirates disemboweled their victims with it. With a strong, well-guarded blade that could be thrown as well as wielded, it was both economical and practical for skinning, cutting meat, eating, fighting duels, hammering, and performing other functions."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        [Photograph on Silk Pin]: Coleman Hose Company No. 1, Union City Pa

      Union Ciy, Pa.: Coleman Hose Company No. 1. [circa 1890]. Pink silk ribbon with pinback, gold braid at top, gold fringe at bottom, and applied photographic inset, featuring the portraits of 26 (presumably) firemen. A little fraying, slightly threadbare very good or better. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Gleichen-Rußwurm, Ludwig von. - Deichfahrt im Wattenmeer.

      . Radierung / Strichätzung, mit Plattenton, auf Kupferdruckpapier, um 1890. Von Ludwig von Gleichen-Rußwurm. 42,7 x 55,8 cm (Darstellung) / 46,7 x 59,6 cm (Platte) / 56 x 72,5 cm (Blatt). In Darstellung und Platte rechts unten monogrammiert: "G.R." Darunter in Bleistift signiert: "Gleichen-Russwurm." Links in Bleistift Druckersignatur: "W. Felsing, Berlin gedr." Verso verblichener Sammlungs-Stempel in Grün "Helmut Pangritz" mit handschriftlicher Sammlungs-Nr. "38". - Druckgrafisches Hauptwerk des Künstlers. - Selten. - Das großformatige Blatt mit breitem originalem Rand. Bevorzugt im Rand leichte Alterungs- und Lagerspuren. Ehemaliger Mittelfalz ausgelegen und kaum merklich. Verso durchgehend etwas angeschmutzt. Insgesamt von guter Erhaltung. Ludwig von Gleichen-Rußwurm (1836 Schloss Greifenstein in Bonnland/ Unterfranken - 1901 Weimar). Eigentlich Freiherr Heinrich Ludwig von Gleichen-Russwurm. Deutscher Landschaftsmaler und Grafiker, Wegbereiter des Impressionismus, Enkel von Friedrich Schiller. Bezog 1869 eine Atelierwohnung in Weimar. Studierte Landschaftsmalerei bei Max Schmidt und ab 1871 bei Theodor von Hagen an der Großherzoglich-Sächsischen Kunstschule ebenda. 1872 erste Ausstellungsbeteiligung in Berlin. 1876 weilte er in Frankreich, wo er starke Eindrücke der Schule von Barbizon aufnahm. In Deutschland beeinflussten ihn maßgeblich Karl Buchholz und Albert Brendel, der ihn zur Ausübung der Radiertechnik ermunterte. Unter dem Eindruck seines Frankreich-Aufenthalts fand er um 1889 zu einem impressionistischen Malstil, mit dem er in Deutschland Neuland betrat..

      [Bookseller: Galerie Himmel]
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        Semarang. Rede.

      Batavia, ca. 1890 - 1895, albumen print, 27,5 x 21,8 cm, on original mount with name of the photographer. KEYWORDS:indonesia / semarang / java

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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        Photographic Magic Lantern Slides of Russia

      Russia: circa 1890-1910 Set of 18 photographic glass lantern slide views of Russia, each numbered, captioned in manuscript and bearing the label of London's lantern slide publishers and photographers Newton & Co. Slides measure approximately 3.5 x 3.5 inches. Contained in the publisher's original box with label. The lot in very good, original condition, with striking images. A rare and spectacular set of lantern slide photographs circa 1890-1910 featuring: Irkutsk in Siberia and the Angara river flowing through it; a cathedral in Omsk; a caravan outside of Samarkand; 3 views of the Moscow; Kremlin and its towers; a petroleum well at Baku (Azerbaijan) on the Capsian Sea; the ancient Lyabi-khauz pool at Bukhara in Uzbekistan built in 1620; a peasant family with a rustic woven cart in the background; the vast Karakum Desert; beautiful scenes of Russian winters and horse drawn sleighs; and the Peter and Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg (Petrograd)..

      [Bookseller: Voyager Press Rare Books & Manuscripts, ]
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        Bel disegno originale su carta, all'acquarello sui toni del grigio per la copertina anteriore di: Toledano T. Sala aperta signori! Polka-Marcia Caratteristica per pianoforte, alla Racca del Circolo degli Artisti. Firenze-Roma, Genesio Venturini, s.d. [1890 ca. spartito].

      - [c. 1890], mm. 453x300. Buone condizioni, in cornice con vetro (misure con cornice: mm. 585x436).

      [Bookseller: Libreria Oreste Gozzini snc]
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        "Dr. A. Rueff, Wandtafeln zur Darstellung der Racen, Gangarten und Farben des Pferdes".

      . 2 Blatt mit je 16 Darstellungen in Farblitho m. Tonplatte n. u. v. Votteler ( Farbendruck Henzler ) b. Ulmer in Ravensburg, um 1890, je 48,5 x 65,5. Dek. Tafeln. Auf Tafel 1 werden die verschiedenen Pferderassen dargestellt, auf Tafel II die verschiedenen Gangraten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        The Central Broken Hill Silver Mining Company Limited Reports & statement of accounts for half-year ending June 30th, 1890

      Sydney: John Sands, for the company, 1890. Quarto, staple bound in original tinted wrappers, with lithographic four folding plans, very good condition. Silver mining in Broken Hill. Contains the directors report and balance sheet for the mid-term of 1890; of special interest are the four folding plans of the transverse holdings, shaft plans and excavations.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        Panorama del Canale di Panama. Panorama du Canal de Panama. Edito per Cura del Cre. Cesare Vimercati e disegnato dal Prof. Giosellino Peverelli.

      Livorno & Pisa: Giuseppe Meucci c. 1890 - Lithograph map, hand-coloured; closed tear in the middle of upper part. Dimensions: 640 by 770mm. (25.25 by 30.25 inches). An unusual and rare 'map-view' of the Panama Canal, probably published as a publicity exercise before the Canal was finished. A table under the world map lower left gives the distances from London, Le Havre & Genova to San Francisco, Valparaiso & Sydney, via Cape Horn and the Canal (and, in the case of Sydney, the Cape of Good Hope). We have seen an identical print, publsihed by Cesare Vimercati, a publisher also in Livorno.

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        Fair Phyllis of Lavender Wharf. A Realistic Romance in ten Thrills

      Bristol/London: Arrowsmith/Kent and Co.. Small part of the lower spine missing. Else in very good condition. Very Rare. Bookplate (Exlibris) of Harry Mc Calmont on front pastedown [that is Colonel Harry Leslie Blundell McCalmont]. . Bristol/London, Arrowsmith/Kent and Co. No date, (c.1890). Small Octavo. 184 pages. Contemporary private binding (red halfleather with gilt lettering to spine). Small part of the lower spine missing. Else in very good condition. Very Rare. Bookplate (Exlibris) of Harry Mc Calmont on front pastedown [that is Colonel Harry Leslie Blundell McCalmont]. Includes Content such as: Mungo Marks visits His loving Brother Judas / What Mungo Marks saw in the Looking-glass / In which "Fair Phyllis" appears and takes the counterfeit Judas captive / Etc.

      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop]
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        Waterscheprad te Pajakoembok, Sumatra's Westkust.

      ca. 1890, albumen print, 27,7 x 20,8 cm. KEYWORDS:indonesia/sumatra/pajakoembok.

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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        Edfou. Les Colonnades de la Galerie.

      Luxor, A.Beato, ca.1890, albumen print, 35,6 x 25,4 cm, signed in ink, titled and numbered: 555 in pencil by Antonio Beato. Picture shown is part of the image. KEYWORDS:egypt / edfou

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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        Reisebilder aus Liberia. Resultate geographischer, naturwissenschaftlicher und ethnographischer Untersuchungen während der Jahre 1879-1882 und 1886-1887. (2 vol. set in 1st ed.).

      Leiden, Brill, 1890. - (1st ed.). 2 vols. (VI)+XVI+440;VIII+510 pp. With 5 maps (incl. 1 large fold. col.), 32 plts. (incl. 8 chromolith. depicting artefacts (4) or animals (4), num. ills., fold. table). Lists of animals, index. Hardcover. Recent red cloth with gilt lettered spines. VG. (Fine interior condition). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charbo's Antiquariaat]
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        The Forth Bridge in its Various Stages of Construction and Compared with the Most Notable Bridges of the World

      R Grant & Son [1890], Edinburgh - 303pp (versos blank). 57 b/w plates. Language: eng G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed with some marks and wear to spine. Endpapers foxed and occasional light marks within. Aeg Red hardback cloth cover with gilt illustration and titles on front cover. Heavy boards with bevelled edges. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        Odes From the Greek Dramatists

      Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1890. First edition. Superbly bound by The Knicekerbocker Press (with their gilt pallet rear dentelle) in full blue-green crushed morocco with delicate and widespread wavy leaf and vine pattern on both covers and spine, gilt dentelles, marbled endsheets. A very pleasing binding by a noted binder in New York in the early 1900's. Spine evenly sunned, though slightly, else near fine.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        In Darkest Africa or the Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin Governor of Equatoria

      London: Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington 1890, 1st edition limited to 250 numbered and signed copies. () xv,[1],529;xv,[1],472pp. Very good. Two volumes. Quarto in original bevelled edge half black morocco and vellum boards with raised bands and gilt lettered spine, gilt lettered front panel with gilt vignette of flag and fern, and gilt top edge, others uncut. 2 mounted steel engraved portraits on tissue paper (frontispiece in each volume), 2 heliogravure plates (group portraits), 36 plates and illustrations in text from woodcuts, 6 etchings (signed), 2 gravure plates (group portraits), 36 plates and illustrations in text from woodcuts, 6 etchings (signed), 2 facsimiles (pages from Stanley's notebook), 3 colour folding maps and 1 colour section. Crisp, clean copy with some soiling to the vellum boards. Boards a bit bowed as usual. Bookplate on front pastedown and small broadside rules and regulations tipped onto the rear boards. Copy #168 / 250. Deluxe large paper Edition signed by Stanley and detailing his expedition from the mouth of the Congo to rescue Emin Pasha, who had been appointed Governor of Equatoria by General Gordon, then abandoned when the Mahdi overran the Sudan. An intereting copy with a noble provenance having been deaccessioned from the Royal Geographical Society in London. Each volume contains the large engraved bookplate of the society as well as an attractive embossed R.G.S stamp in the margin of the title pages. There is a small broadsheet dated 1904, tipped onto the rear pastedown, showing the rules and regulations of the Society. The mind can only imagine which great explorer has browsed through this copy!.

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        [Fourteen Catalogues]: Americana (1890-1897)

      Leipzig: Karl W. Hiersemann. (1890-1897). Fourteen separate catalogs in printed wrappers, bound together in one volume: Nos. 41, 51, 60, 70, 119, 137, 143, 156-158, 166, 179-180, and "Periodicals Catalogue." Various dates from 1890-1897. Thick octavo (over 800 total pages). Moderate toning to the text pages, a very good collection of untrimmed catalogs, with the edges stained red. Bound in fine modern period-style quarter calf and marbled paper over boards, gilt-stamped leather spine label. A scarce collection of Americana catalogs (including supplements) from this important German bookseller. Subjects include North America, Central and South America, Voyages, German-Americana, Bibliography, and scientific periodicals. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        THE DEFENSE OF CHARLESTON HARBOR, INCLUDING FORT SUMTER AND THE ADJACENT ISLANDS, 1863-1865

      Charleston, NC: Walker, Evans & Cogswell Co., 1890 Two page letter laid onto the front flyleaf to a Mr. Cunningham, dated April 23, 96, regarding the defense of Charleston and signed by Johnson. "An extensive and useful compilation that accomplishes effectively exactly what its title page claims for it." Harwell: In Tall Cotton 100. Dornbusch: Vol. III 2466. "A meritorious collection of data, with useful documents and maps." Nevins: Vol. I, pg 33. 276 pages with extensive appendix with original papers, full official reports, maps, index, and illustrations. All folded maps present. Light wear along leading edge of the last few pages, and along the folds of several maps. Professionally rebacked with new leather spine with lettering in gilt, with original cloth covered boards. New endpapers. A very good copy of this difficult book.. Autographed holographic letter. First edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine and Rare Books]
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        Travels and Discoveries in North and Central Africa Including Timbuktu Sokot, and the Basins of the Niger and Benuwe

      London: Ward, Lock and Co, 1890. . With a fore-edge painting under marbled edges of Wynberg, Cape Town (Signed in painting Wynberg) The Minerva Library of Famous Books edited by G.T. Bettany, 548pp. illustrated with full page illustrations and original wood-cut illustrations. Bound in 3/4 black polished calf over marbled paper covered boards with matching endpapers, raised bands with spine fully gilt decorated, red morocco spine label gilt, minor spots of rubbing to edges. A very good copy. . Small Octavo.

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        THE BIRDS OF THE BAHAMA ISLANDS

      Boston: Estes & Lauriat 1890 revised edition. 8 b/w plates, 1890. . Maroon cloth with leather spine. Leather worn along extremities and rubbed at the crown of the spine. Interior clean and tight. A hardcover book in very good condition. Complete with 8 black-and-white engraved plates. The interior including all plates is in fine condition.

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        Two-Volume Set of original Japanese Woodblock Print books.

      np (Tokyo) nd (c 1890s) - 2 volumes. 28 two-page color woodblock prints illustrating "Japanese proverbs outlining everyday life" (according to MS note included), each 12 x 8.5, string tied wraps, covers worn, pp toned a little but pages clean and color illustrations still vibrant. WITH 28 TWO-PAGE COLOR WOODBLOCK PRINT ILLUSTRATIONS. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Danza de Jitanos bailando el "fandango".

      Granada, Garzón, ca. 1890, albumen print, 26,2 x 20,4 cm. Photograph no 197. KEYWORDS:spain.

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        2 LIVRETS AUTOGRAPHES SIGNEES

      - GAULLE Charles de (Lille 1890 – Colombey-les-Deux-Eglises 1970), président et général français. Bel ensemble de 2 livrets de l’Opéra Garnier en l’honneur du Chancellier ADENAUER et du Roi du MAROC avec dédicaces du Général DE GAULLE. Documents en parfait état 1/ Livret du Théâtre National de l’Opéra Garnier en l’honneur de Konrad ADENAUER avec dédicace du Général De GAULLE. Mercredi 4 janvier 1962 ; 5 pages in-folio reliées Très beau livret d’une soirée donnée à l’Opéra Garnier en l’honneur du président de l’Allemagne de l’Ouest (RFA), Konrad Adenauer, le mercredi 4 juillet 1962. Couverture en papier cartonné relié par un cordon aux couleurs du drapeau de l’Allemagne, illustré d’une figurine représentant un jeune africain en tenue festive portant sur l’épaule un parasol. Superbe dédicace du général DE GAULLE : « Merci d’avoir si magnifiquement su célébrer la réconciliation et l’amitié entre la France et l’Allemagne » 2/ Livret du Théâtre National de l’Opéra Garnier en l’honneur du Roi du MAROC avec dédicace du Général De GAULLE. Vendredi 28 juin 1963 ; 5 pages in-folio reliées Très beau livret d’une soirée donnée à l’Opéra Garnier en l’honneur du Roi du Maroc, le vendredi 28 juin 1963. Couverture en papier cartonné relié par un cordon aux couleurs du Maroc, illustré d’une figurine représentant une jeune danseuse de l’Opéra. Belle dédicace du général DE GAULLE : « Avec les compliments du Gal de Gaulle pour cet instant d’éternité qui nous fut offert» [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        LETTRE SIGNEE

      - GAULLE Charles de (Lille 1890 – Colombey-les-Deux-Eglises 1970), président et général français. Lettre dactylographiée signée au commandant Boissière. Paris, 6 janvier 1968 ; 1 page in-4° sur papier en-tête Le Général de Gaulle. Le Général de Gaulle adresse ses vœux pour l’année 1968 qui lui sera fatale avec le soulèvement étudiant du mois de mai : Ma femme et moi sommes très touchés de vos vœux de nouvelle année, dont nous vous remercions. Recevez les nôtres, les meilleurs et les plus sincères, pour vous et pour Madame François Boissière et croyez, mon cher Boissière, à mes sentiments bien cordiaux » [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Semarang. Apotheek Klaesensen oude Societeit.

      Batavia, ca. 1890-1895, albumen print, 27,3 x 21,5 cm, on original mount with name of the photographer. KEYWORDS:indonesia/semarang/java.

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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).

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        A dictionary of music and musicians (A.D. 1450-1889) by eminent writers, English and foreign : With illustrations and woodcuts / Edited by Sir George Grove. With appendix, edited by J.A. Fuller Maitland and index by Mrs. Edmond ... (Truncated)

      London and New York : Macmillan, 1890-1894., 1890, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st Edition in this formFull Book Title: A dictionary of music and musicians (A.D. 1450-1889) by eminent writers, English and foreign : With illustrations and woodcuts / Edited by Sir George Grove. With appendix, edited by J.A. Fuller Maitland and index by Mrs. Edmond Wodehouse [complete in 4 volumes]Very good copies, finely bound in contemporary gilt-blocked full leather. Gilt-stamped harp motifs to spine and panel corners. Raised bands. Minor surface marks to boards. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Marbled endpapers; all edges marbled. With a colour presentation page to "Harold E. Mackinlay by the office bearers of the Islington Presbyterian Chruch... 29th Jany. 1896." inserted before half-title. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Physical description: 4 v. (viii, 768 p. ; vii, 769 p. ; vii, 768 p. ; xi, 820 p. ) : illus. , music ; 23 cm. Subjects: Music - Dictionaries. Music - Bio-bibliography. Notes: V. I published in 1894, v. II - 1890, v. III - 1894, v. IV - 1893. Originally issued in parts, 1878-89.

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        La Franche-Comté.

      E. Plon, Nourrit Et Cie 1890 - In-4 ( 315 X 240 mm ) de ( 4 )-IV-455-( 1 ) pages, plein maroquin du Cap à gros grains, dos à nerfs janséniste, tête dorée, coupes et coiffes filetées d'or, dentelle intérieure dorée, couvertures conservées. ( Reliure signée de P. GAILLARDET ). Edition originale à tirage limité, 1 des 750 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin. Beau livre illustré de 270 illustrations in-texte, dont 20 à pleine page, 30 eaux-fortes, 3 héliogravures et 13 planches en phototypie. Bel exemplaire bien relié. Regionalisme haute-saone jura doubs franche-comte [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Complete Works of William Hickling Prescott

      London: George Routledge and Sons, Ltd.,, c.1890. Edited, with the Author's Latest Corrections, by John Foster Kirk. 12 volumes octavo (215 × 138 mm). Near contemporary mid-blue half calf, matching linen boards, title gilt direct to spines, low bands with fine dotted roll, attractive lozenge centre-tool to the compartments with small cinquefoil corner-pieces, single gilt rule to the spine and corner edges, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Series title printed in red and black and engraved frontispiece to each, together with a number of other portraits, plates and maps, half-titles bound in. Spines slightly sunned, a little light shelfwear, light browning, else a very good set. Attractively-presented collected works of America's first scientific historian.

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