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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).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Universität München]
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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.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Carte de Visite mit eigenh. U.

      O. O. u. D.. Visitkartenformat.. Brustbild im Oval nach halbrechts. Vierseitiger Goldschnitt. Photographie: Julius Grimm, Offenburg/Breisgau 1890. - Selten.

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        1890 JOHN MILTON PARADISE LOST FOLIO 51 GUSTAVE DORE ILLUS GOD DEVIL OCCULT HELL

      PARADISE LOSTJohn Milton, Life by Robert Vaughan; N.D. Circa 1890; Cassell & Co. Ltd.; Illustrated by Gustave Dore; w10.6"xh13.6"; 62, 329 Pages +8 of Ads; Very Rare!!!Great for any Fan of the Epic Classic/Artist or Collector.  Great Gift or Display Book; Rare to find in this condition and Original Cloth!!!Attributes:A Brilliant, sleek Original dark green/blue Folio cloth cover design with ornate gold front pictorial of a Warrior Angel with flowers and gold/black labeling to front/binding, beveled cover edges, gold page edges, with a great frontispiece, title page in red/black and 50 Brilliant full page plates by the famous Artist, and an Epic Classic from the Famed Author; Nice Size!!!Summary:Paradise Lost is an epic poem in blank verse by the 17th-century English poet John Milton. It was originally published in 1667 in ten books, with a total of over ten thousand individual lines of verse. A second edition followed in 1674, changed into twelve books (in the manner of the division of Virgil's Aeneid) with minor revisions throughout and a note on the versification.The poem concerns the Biblical story of the Fall of Man: the temptation of Adam and Eve by the fallen angel Satan and their expulsion from the Garden of Eden. Milton's purpose, stated in Book I, is to "justify the ways of God to men". Paradise Lost is widely considered one of the greatest literary works in the English language. Background:John Milton (9 December 1608 ?" 8 November 1674) was an English poet, polemicist, and civil servant for the Commonwealth of England. He is best known for his epic poem Paradise Lost.Paul Gustave Louis Christophe Doré (6 January 1832 ?" 23 January 1883) was a French artist, printmaker, illustrator and sculptor. Doré worked primarily with wood engraving.Condition: Condition is Very Good.  Some wear to edges, some light blemishing to blanks/some margins here and there, most pages/hinges/text block are very good for around 125 years old!!!

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        19 Volumes of Sainte-Beuve's works

      Paris - Garnier Freres, 1890 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Nineteen leatherbound volumes with gilt titles to the spine, marble paper covered boards, anddecorative floralpastedowns. Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve (December 23, 1804 in Boulogne-sur-Mer October 13, 1869 in Paris) was a literary critic and one of the major figures of French literary history. After several books of poetry and a couple of failed novels, Sainte-Beuve began to undertake literary research, of which the most important is Port-Royal, while also contributing to the Revue contemporaine. Sainte-Beuve had vast knowledge, wonderful tact, and acute perception of what was vital and significant in his subjects. A selection of the Causeries in English appeared as English Portraits (New York, 1875) and another as Essays on Men and Women (London, 1890). E. J. Trechmann published a translation (eight volumes, New York, 1909-11). Causeries du lundi was first published between 1851 and 1862. Nouveaux Lundis was first published between 1863 and 1870. These volumes bear the bookplate of Elizabeth Sherman. She was the youngest child of Charles Taylor Sherman and Eliza Williams. She was also the neice of the American Civil War General, William Tecumseh Sherman and Senator John Sherman. Considered one of the most beautiful and intelligent women in the Washington of the late 1870s to early 1880s Elizabeth was romantically linked with the American novelist, journalist and historian Henry Adams. Condition: The bindings are tight and firm with all covers and pages attached, although the front outer hinge of Volume 1 of Causeries is split and in need of repair. There is some wear to the extremities including heavy rubbing to the boards and leather, and a few marks to the spines. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright with the occasional handling mark and odd spot. There are bookplates to the front pastedowns. Overall the volumes are in good onlycondition..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Nineteenth Century Boxed Set of 125 Microscope Slides.

      London - [circa 1890]. () Very good. Purpose made boxed set of 19th century microscope slides stored in eight cardboards sleeves. There are a total of 125 slides with one empty sleeve. Overall the slides are in excellent condition with only a few with cracks or problems. Represented are many parts of insects, plants, fish, etc. Many of the slides are professionally made and bear manufactures labels such as Beck, Sargent, Baker and Hornell. A great assortment and wonderful for displaying. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        1890 SIGNED VICTOR HUGO 10 VOL SET #107 of 1,000 SETS LES MISERABLES HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME

      THE WORKS OF VICTOR HUGON.D. Circa 1890; Victor Hugo, Intro. Robert Louis Stevenson; Signed Note; La Vendee Edition De Luxe; Philadelphia, John D. Morris Co.; Each About 6/700 Pages; w6"xh8.6"; Very Rare!!!Great For any Fan of the Famous Author or Collector.  Great Shelf Set; Complete in Ten Volumes; #107 of only 1,000 Set Produced!!!Attributes:Ten Charming, sleek original orange cloth cover designs with pasted on spine labels, gold tops of pages, with ten Beautiful Frontispieces and nice title pages in color with gold illuminated borders, all on Japanese vellum paper, with about 20-25 other Great Illustrations, and some Legendary Classics; Tipped into last volume, a Letter addressed to M. Michael Levy, two lines of text, Signed Victor Hugo, 27 Mars 1874, Blindstamped L' Eclipse F. Polo, Paris!!!Some Contents Included:LES MISERABLES, HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, TOILERS OF THE SEA, BUG JARGAL, LAST DAYS OF CONDEMNED MAN, NAPOLEON THE LITTLE, 93, THINGS SEEN, WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, POEMS, LIFE, ETC.!!!Background:Victor Marie Hugo (26 February 1802 ?" 22 May 1885) was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement. He is considered one of the greatest and best known French writers. In France, Hugo's literary fame comes first from his poetry but also rests upon his novels and his dramatic achievements. Among many volumes of poetry, Les Contemplations and La Légende des siècles stand particularly high in critical esteem. Outside France, his best-known works are the novels Les Misérables, 1862, and Notre-Dame de Paris, 1831 (known in English as The Hunchback of Notre-Dame).Condition:Conditions are Good/Very Good.  Some wear to edges/spine labels, spines a little darker, bookplates Chamberlin, text blocks sprung from spines as issued so could be tighter but all together, would handle with care, pages/hinges are very good for around 120 years old!!!

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        MANUSCRITO DE AGRICULTURA

      1890 - Valencia. 1890. Holandesa con puntas. 480Pág. Dibujos originales ente texto. 24X17. Manuscrito muy completo de agricultura del siglo XIX. Muy curioso. Dr. D. Pedro Fuster Galbis de la Real Academia de Medicina y Ciencias de la Comunidad Valenciana. Ref 2.3 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        VALENCIA, MANUSCRITO DEL PROCURADOR RAMON MATEU PASCUAL SIGLOS XIX,XX.

      1890 - Valencia. 1890-1910. 21X16. Tela. 300Pág. Manuscrito original de Ramón Mateu Pascual aspirante a procurador en la Comunidad Valenciana. La mayoria de las paginas llevan un sello en el mismo papel. Programa que va añadido con la Obra. Muy raro ejemplar. Ref 1.7 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Playing Music (on: Myôhachi, Shimedaiko, Shamisen und Shinobue).

      ca. 1890, albumen print, handcoloured, 26,7 x 20,6 cm, photograph no. 1608. KEYWORDS:japan

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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        AVENTURES D'ALLAN QUATREMAIN AUX MINES DE SALOMON

      Bibliothèque des Succès Scolaires, J. Hetzel et Cie - RO40199539: 260 pages. Gravures en noir et blanc en frontispice et en page de titre. Illustré de nombreuses gravures en noir et blanc dans et hors texte. Tranche rouge. Pages 2-6 détachées. (Très rare) Vers 1890. 'Bibliothèque des Succès scolaires'. Collection 'Hetzel'. Adaptation par C. Lemaire. Préface de Th. Bentzon. Illustrations de Riou. In-8 Cartonnage d'éditeurs. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 820-Littératures anglaise et anglo-saxonne [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DAILY SCHEDULE OF THE NATIONAL LEAGUE AND PLAYERS' LEAGUE BASE BALL GAMES SEASON OF 1890

      The Daily News, Chicago 1890 - (Base Ball) DAILY SCHEDULE OF THE NATIONAL LEAGUE AND PLAYERS' LEAGUE BASE BALL GAMES SEASON OF 1890. Chicago: The Daily News, (1890). First edition. 24mo - 2-5/8" x 5". Green pictorial stiff card wrappers with the book's title printed within the image of a baseball on the front cover, exhibiting only minor edge wear and minor soiling. [48]pp. The book contains twenty-four pages, dated from April 19, 1890 thru October 4, 1890 with the daily listings of each National League game to be played for the year, along with blank boxes where the scores could be recorded for each game for the entire the season. The book contains an additional twenty-four pages with the daily listings of the Players' League games for the same time period and in the same format. The interior pages are in excellent condition and remain completely unmarked by previous owners. This is a very rare and historically important 1890 National League and Players' League schedule and score card in wonderful condition. The overall condition of the book is VERY GOOD +. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wallace & Clark, Booksellers]
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        Vignettes of travel / by Uncle David [Unpublished travel writing - late 19th / early 20th century]

      Unpublished bound typescript, ca. 1890-1910?, 1890, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionVery good copy bound in cloth-backed marbled boards. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. The typescript pages have tanned slightly as with age, but the text is perfectly legible throughout. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; The contents of this unique and original typescript include a series of singular travel vignettes written by David Eugene Smith, the American mathematician, and compiled from the author's correspondence. According to the introductory Apologia by the author, "These vignettes of travel are painfully extracted from some letters sent to one who always loves me behind my back (my sister), and to an invalid friend who has since then solved the great mystery." Bottom of title page reads: "New York - In the years before the Grasshopper became a burden" - a reference to Ecclesiastes 12:3-5 and the onset of old age. Contents includes short dramatical vignettes and essays on travels in India, Japan, China, Florence, Napoli, Sicily, Columbo and various other locations in Europe and Asia. Although there is a slight colonial tone in places, the writing is vivid and evocative. Unpaginated, 28cm. Subjects: Asia -- Europe -- India -- Japan -- China -- Sri Lanka -- Italy -- Description and travel -- 19th century -- 20th century.

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        A Thousand Miles On An Elephant In the Shan States

      Edinburgh William Blackwood and Sons 1890. xxxvi + 484 pages plus 24 pages of ads. Index. Frequent black and white illustrations. Complete with all eight fold-out maps. Deals with the author's exploration-surveys in Siam and the Shan States, which were conducted to investigate the possibility of connecting India with Burmah, Siam, and China by rail at reasonable expense. Handsome colour and gilt illustration upon chocolate brown front board. Gilt lettering upon backstrip clearly legible. Above-average but not excessive general wear and soiling. Hinges taped. Usual internal library markings. Gift greetings atop half-title page. Only external library markings are gilt call letters upon backstrip. A worthy first edition copy of this fascinating work. First Edition Hardcover 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall Former Library Copy; First Edition. Fair

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        Among the Selkirk Glaciers Being the Account of a Rough Survey in the Rocky Mountain Regions of British Columbia

      MacMillan and Co., London - 1890, 1st Ediiton. (Hardcover) Very good. xv,[1],251pp. + [4]pp. (publisher's ads). Small Octavo 9approximately 19.6cm tall). Engraved frontispiece, 7 engraved plates and one illustration in text, with folding map at end (route shown in red). Original red cloth, spine slightly darkened with original coated black endpapers; bookplate on front pastedown, and minor foxing to title page, else a tight clean copy. Neate G50. An Irish civil servant and one of the first to climb Canada, making the first ascent of Mt. Bonney in the Selkirks in 1888. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        IN DARKEST AFRICA Or the Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin Governor of Equatoria [Two Volume Set]

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1890, Hardcover, First Edition; First PrintingBoth Volumes Very Good in boards. A Very scarce piece in such nice condition. Small crack at front gutter of Volume I. Maps present. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall

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        MARYATT'S WORKS

      New York, NY: D. Appleton & Company, 1890. half leather, marbled paper-covered boards, gilt-stamped spine with labels, marbled endpapers and edges. 12mo. half leather, marbled paper-covered boards, gilt-stamped spine with labels, marbled endpapers and edges. variously paginated. 12 Volumes. Complete set as listed in an 1890 catalogue of Appleton's publications. This set includes Peter Simple, Jacob Faithful, Frank Mildmay or the Naval Officer, King's Own, Japhet in Search of a Father, Newton Forster, Midshipman Easy, Pacha of Many Tales, The Poacher, The Phantom Ship, Smarleyyow, and Percival Keene. The author (1792-1848) was also an officer in the Royal Navy who participated in both military action and exploration. Most volumes lightly scuffed at edges. Some scattered light foxing on endpapers and in text.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        Sult.

      . Originaludgave. Kbhvn. 1890. 333 s. Indbundet i det originale olivengrönne komponerede hellaerred. Fast eksemplar. En anelse skaev i ryggen. Svag slitage ved kapitaelerne. Svage ridser pa forperm. Publishers gilt cloth with weak sign of wear. * Et godt eksemplar af Hamsuns gennembrudsroman og en af nordisk litteraturs mest berömte romaner. Schiötz og Ringström s.116/128..

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        Cricket Team, possibly Australian; Albumen photograph

      ca. 1890.. Very good condition. Large albumen photograph depicting a cricket team seated on the steps of a Victorian-style clubhouse. The team of 12 men are seated and standing, two batsman wearing pads, the wicket keeper, some men wearing wide striped blazers. Some wear striped caps, others with an insignia, which we cannot decipher. With an inscription on the back of the mat which reads, "To Dr. McFadden from one of his Australian friends. R. Macdonald". The inscription possibly written by the right -handed Australian batsman Robert MacDonald (1870 - 1946) born in Melbourne, who played on the following teams: Queensland (Main FC: 1893/94-1903/04); Leicestershire (Main FC: 1899-1902); New South Wales and Queensland (Other FC: 1894/95). 10 x 13 1/2". In very bright condition, although laid down and with the original pebbled mat, which is cracked in 2 places.

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        The Cider Makers' Hand Book. a Complete Guide for Making and Keeping Pure Cider. by J. M. Trowbridge

      New York, O. Judd Co., 1890, Hardback, First EditionGood copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and toned as with age. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. ; 119 pages; Description: 119 p. Illus. 19 cm. Subjects: Cider.

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        Souvenir of Scotland: Its Cities, Lakes, and Mountains. One Hundred and Twenty Chromo Views.

      London: T. Nelson & Sons, 1890. - This work was apparently first printed in 1889. Several other editions appeared between that date and 1897. Small quarto. Frontispiece and sixty pages of chromolithographed plates, two per page, of views of Scotland. Publisher's turquoise cloth with front cover and spine elaborately decorated in gilt, black and red, back cover stamped in blind. All edges gilt. Binding extremities lightly worn, flyp-leaves browned. Former owner's ink signature, with the annotation: "Purchased on the Steamer Loch Lommond, July 16, 1890." A very good, bright copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson Books, A.B.A.A.]
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        Story Of The Scottish Football League 1890-1930

      John McCartney - A history of the Scottish football league, taken mostly from the memory of the author and intended in it's style to provide a contrast to the annually published tables of results etc. in the hope that "It may claim more sympathy and consideration than that generally extended to the Government instructions received with your Income Tax return." 8vo. single sig. 48pp. including 5 adverts throughout plus 10 plates including frontispiece of the author. Text block clear and bright. Separation at endpaper/pastedown join front and rear but binding remains intact but slightly loose. In blue cloth boards, gilt titles to front. Spine very slightly rubbed. Signed with a short inscription to the front free end paper by the author.  [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Meyers Konversations-Lexikon (komplett in 16 Bänden, 1 Band "Ergänzungen und Register" und 2 Jahres Supplement-Bänden 1890-91 und 1891-92), eine Encyklopädie des allgemeinen Wissens.

      Leipzig : Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts 1890-1892. - mit 550 farbigen Karten, Plänen und Bildtafeln sowie 3600 Abbildungen im Text, darunter zahlreiche chromolithographische Tafeln zu verschiedensten Themen mit insgesamt ca. 20000 Seiten. UNGEWÖHNLICH GUT ERHALTENE EXEMPLARE, lediglich 3 Bände mit Läsuren an den oberen Kapitalen, im übrigen nur unbedeutende kleine Mängel Sprache: de 25x17, schwarzes OHLdr mit reicher Goldprägung insgesamt 19 Bänden, vierte gänzlich umgearbeitete Auflage, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Jerusalem. Jew's Wailing Place.

      ca. 1890, albumen print, 27,8 x 21,7 cm, on mount, photograph 236. KEYWORDS:palestine / jerusalem

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        Tunis et ses Environs - Texte et Dessins d'après Nature.

      Maison Quantin, Paris. 1890 - First edition. Folio. pp [vi], 245. Cent cinquante aquarelles tirées en couleurs. Period binding of half brown morocco with raised bands, gilt decorated spine, unusual squared corner pieces. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. On the front pastedown is the armorial bookplate of George Lewis Watson (of Rockingham Castle) and with his inscription on the first blank: "Laura M. Watson with her husband's love - New Year's Day 1890".Spine superficially rubbed. Edges spotted. Very good indeed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis, Bookseller, ABA, ILAB]
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        Dreikönigskapelle auf d. Steig in Schaffhausen. Oel auf Platte.

      1890 - Um 1890. Bildgrösse: 37x27 cm. Unten links signiert. Gerahmt 42x32 cm. Hinten mit Zeitungsnotiz zur Kapelle. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Circus Jigsaw

      - A set of twenty circus puzzle blocks. ca. 1890’s Original pictorial decorative wooden box, with colour pictorial onlays to lid. Twenty play blocks with coloured engravings laid down on the faces of each block to form six different pictures of traditional circus acts.

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        VICTORIAN JIGSAW PUZZLES

      N.p. (France), ca.1890. A set of three jigsaw puzzles, each 11 3/16 x 14 12/16 inches. These wood puzzles have machine cut pieces. The puzzles' images are color half-tone reproductions from paintings. The sides of the puzzles are gold textured paper, and the reverse a plain blue paper. Each has a cardboard lift tray, with satin loops. All housed in the original wood and paper case. The case is decorated with patterned paper on the sides and back, and a color half -tone reproduction on the lid. Light edge wear to the case and the puzzles. A very good set. One of the puzzles' images depicts a group of children playing with a view camera with dark cloth. One child is under the cloth, aiming the camera at the subject, the family dog, dressed up in hat, collar and tie. The other images are a winter scene and a Napoleonic court setting.

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        Ringerkunst - fünff und achtzig Stücke / zu ehren Kurfürstlichen gnaden zu Sachsen

      Ernst Wasmuth Berlin um 1890 - Nachdruck der Ausgabe von 1539, 85 Bildtafeln mit kleinem Text, Leinen mit schmaler Ledereinfassung am Rand, 21 x 30 cm kleine Beschädigung des Leinens am Buchrücken oben, Leinen am Einband etwas fleckig, vorderes Innengelenk gebrochen, 7 Stempel eines Turnvereins im Buch, 2 Stempel am Schnitt, kleine Tintenflecke auf den ersten 3 Seiten, fehlendes Titelblatt de 180 S. 1001 g

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        The Patterns in Thumb and Finger Marks; on their Arrangement into naturally distinct Classees, the Permanence of the Papillary Ridges that make them, and the Resemblance of their Classes to ordinary Genera" AND "Methods of indexing Finger Marks" in Proceedings of the Royal Society, Volumes XLVIII (1890) and XLIX (1891)

      - FIRST EDITIONS of Francis Galton's important 1890 and 1891 papers providing a scientific basis and model for fingerprint identification and analysis, offered here in separate leather bound volumes. Galton provides a detailed statistical model of fingerprint analysis and identification and encourages its use; the exhaustive statistical models he provides proved enough to encourage law enforcement to begin to use fingerprints and courts to then sanction that use. The first paper is an 'Abstract' of a paper appearing in the Transactions in the same year. The second paper is a first edition, first printing. The papers can be viewed as the basis for his Galton's "Finger-Prints" of 1892 (Printing and the Mind of Man 376). Galton was able to establish that human fingerprints were remarkably stable from early youth to advanced age, even to after death. They changed size with growth, but (with one small exception) they did not change in their minutia. He described and classified described and classified fingerprints into eight broad categories. 1. plain arch, 2. tented arch, 3. simple loop, 4. central pocket loop, 5. double loop, 6. lateral pocket loop, 7. plain whorl, and 8. accidental. CONDITION & DETAILS: London: Harrison & Sons. Two complete volumes. 8vo. 8.5 by 5.5 inches (213 x 138mm). Volume XLVIII: 535 pages, [ xxviii], Galton pp. 455-457; Volume XLIX: 558 pages, [xxxii], Galton pp. 540-548. Illustrations: Two tables and two figures pertaining to the 1891 Galton paper. Exterior: Handsomely bound in worn half calf over marbled paper boards. Five raised bands at the spine. Spine labels are missing. Scuffing and rubbing at the edges, a bit more so at the head and foot of the spine. Professionally rendered Japanese paper repair at the spine on Volume XLIX. Tightly and very solidly bound. Interior: Complete. Ex-libris stamps to title and contents page; Springfield Library plate on rear pastedown. Marbled endpapers and pages. Bright and clean throughout. The Galton papers are pristine.

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        Speech of Mr Samuel Smith, M P on Moving His Resolution Relative to the Opium Trade with China Friday, May 3, 1889

      Melbourne: Robert Barr, 1890. Slim pamphlet, 16pp, covers worn and thumbed, chipped at corners affecting all leaves. "The gigantic evil of the opium trade" Condemnation of British opium policy with China: 'I therefore ask the house to register a protest against England's greatest national sin'.House of Commons, Session 1889. Extracted from 'Hansard's Parliamentary Debates'.

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        Pen and Ink Drawing Signed "F. Opper"

      [Circa 1890]. Approximately 9" x 7.5", the image area is 7" x 7.5". A little soiling, copy editor's marks in the margins, near fine. Almost certainly an illustration for a book or magazine. A hotel desk clerk remonstrates a bespeckled and top-hatted guest, while a small bell-hop looks on amused by the discomfort of the guest. .

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        OYSTERS AND ALL ABOUT THEM: being a complete history of the titular subject, exhaustive on all points of necessary and curious information from the earliest writers to those of the present time, with numerous additions, facts, and notes

      John Richardson & Co., 1890 & 1891, London - Two volumes, octavo, original blue pictorial cloth stamped in black, gilt lettered. pp (2), 642; (2), 643-1370. Index. A few tables but not illustrated. Professional restorations. Damp stains to covers; spines bit darkened with gilt lettering dull; page edges yellowed, with damp stains, light tide marks to upper margin of first half of Vol. I, no visible penetration to text margins otherwise; Vol. I has upper outer corner of pp 861-62 lacking (no text affected), repair to same corner of following leaf (no text loss); two leaves reatttached at inner margins (no text loss); new endpapers; resewn; text paper lightly toned; in all, a good pair, tight in the bindings, text clean and unworn. Probably The Great Oyster Book in English. Only edition. Very scarce. Note: Note: 2.5 kg parcel, extra postage will be required. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Stuck, Franz von . - Faun und Nymphe.

      . Studienblatt / Skizze. Zeichnung / Federzeichnung, in schwarzer Tusche, um 1890. Von Franz von Stuck. 16,5 x 23,8 cm (Darstellung / Blatt). Verso alt von fremder Hand in Bleistift bezeichnet: "Franz von Stuck / Faun und Nymphe / Studie in Tuschfeder". - Papier beschnitten und kaum merklich lichtrandig. Verso in den oberen Ecken Reste einer ehemaligen Montierung. Insgesamt mäßig gut erhalten. Franz von Stuck (1863 Tettenweis, Niederbayern - 1928 München). Deutscher Zeichner, Maler und Bildhauer. Zählt zu den wichtigsten Vertretern des Jugendstil und Symbolismus. 1878-81 an der Kunstgewerbeschule in München. 1881-85 an der Akademie der bildenden Künste in München bei Wilhelm Lindenschmit und Ludwig Löfftz. 1882-84 zahlreiche Entwürfe für das Mappenwerk "Allegorien und Embleme". 1883 Ablehnung eines Rufs als Lehrer an die Kunstgewerbeschule in Kaiserslautern. 1886 Mappenwerk "Karten & Vignetten". 1887-92 humoristische Zeichnungen für die "Fliegenden Blätter". 1887 erste Versuche in Farbe an Pastellen und in der Technik der Ölmalerei. 1889 Einzug in das Atelier Theresienstraße. Erste Beteiligung an der Münchner Jahresaustellung und Auszeichnung durch eine 2. Goldmedaille für das Gemälde Wächter des Paradieses. 1891 Gründungsmitglied des Vereins für Original-Radierung in München. 1892 bei Max Klinger in Rom, Benutzung von dessen Atelier. Gründungsmitglied der Münchner Secession. 1893 Ernennung zum bayerischen Professor. 1895 Professor an der königlichen Akademie der bildenden Künste in München. 1897-98 Bau der Villa Stuck. 1900 Goldmedaille für die auf der Pariser Weltausstellung gezeigten Möbel Stucks. 1905 Ritterkreuz des Verdienstordens der Bayerischen Krone und Verleihung des persönlichen Adel..

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        Caesar Cascabel

      New York: Cassell Publishing Company, 1890. First American Edition. Cloth. Very Good. George Roux. George Roux. First American Edition. iv, 373 pages. 8vo. (6 x 8 3/8 inches; 15 x 21.3 centimeters) Publisher's olive green binding with black and gilt pictorial embossed decorations. Minor wear at the corners and extremities. Small stain affecting frontis, title page and a few pages afterward. Two signatures proud, just starting to loosen up. A touch of browning throughout. Still pleasing face out or on the shelf. Cloth. "The list of books that will be appropriate Christmas presents is long and tempting ... Jules Verne's new work, to be entitled 'Caesar Cascabel', will be a stout octavo, profusely illustrated, describing a travelling show consisting of the hero, an acrobat and his family, together with horses, dogs, parrots and mokeys, who traverse the American Continent and go back to France by land and ice via American Russia." Taves and Michaluk further note an oddity - Cassell copyrighted this work long after it was offered for sale. Originally advertised as costing $3.00, it was released at $2.50. Myers notes an example in pictorial blue cloth. Colleagues have seen this book in other colors (including the olive green noted here), with no priority yet established. The first English edition was by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. in 1891. The plates are printed on one side only (later Cassell editions the illustrations were printed back to back to save costs). Bleiler (1948), p. 273. Myers 7. Taves and Michaluk V037.

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        Girls of Aden.

      ca. 1890, albumen print, 27,4 x 20,7 cm, on mount. KEYWORDS:aden / yemen / arabia

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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1890. 27th edition

      London John Wisden & Co 1890. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. Page edges browning First Edition Maroon hardback cloth cover. Modern rebind 160mm x 100mm (6" x 4"). lii, 301pp + ads. Original covers not bound in.

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