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        Tolède. Charrelier excitant son attelage de boeufs. (d'après nature).

      Madrid, J.Laurent, ca. 1890, albumen print, 32,8 x 25,4 cm. Two small foxed places, and a small repaired tear at right upper border. KEYWORDS:spain

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        Shortly after getting married, Theodor Herzl writes to a friend undoubtedly regarding his work regarding "Die Dame in Schwarz" for which he teamed up with Hugo Wittmann

      Theodor Herzl writes to a friend from Hamburg on October 24, 1890. The letter reads in full, "Dearest friend! Your letter has been forwarded to me here where I took refuge one day ahead of the annoying matter of the scheduled rehearsals. My plans are to return tomorrow morning. So far, Hasemann did not contact me and I purposely did not call on him either before receiving your message. Now I shall definitely approach him to bring the matter to a conclusion, if possible. I do think that he is the most suitable individual for that. I intend to work on the "couplets" during my trip home. At the moment, there are too many other issues mulling around in my head. Do write to me to my Berlin address "4 Jahreszeiten" where I will be residing again tomorrow. Eight days from today I expect to be in Vienna. Cordial greetings from your devoted, Herzl." The play was being performed by the Burgtheater, the former imperial court theatre and one of the most important theaters in Europe and the secon

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Autograph letter signed ("Johann Orth").

      [London], 1. II. 1890. - Large 8vo. 2 pp. After renouncing his ties with the Imperial family, Johann Orth purchased a captain's license and bought the British barque "Saint Margaret" in January 1890. Together with his recently wedded wife and the entire crew, he got caught in a storm while sailing along Cape Horn on the night of 20 to 21 July and sank; neither he nor the crew was never heard from again. This fine letter (addressed to Anton Weissenböck, the manager of Castle Orth) gives detailed information as to which objects had been found aboard the "Saint Margaret": "all the silverware, china and glasswares, as much kitchenware as strictly necessary for the preparation of fine dinners for eight persons, 3 tablecloths for 12 persons, 8 tablecloths for 6 persons, 9 tablecloths for 4 persons; 20 small, grey napkins, 17 sheets, 18 pillowcases, 32 towels; bottles of wine: champagne 31, Hochheimer Dechantei 6, Hochheimer 10, Issan 10, Johannisberger 8, Madeira 3, Sherry 10, Muskat 4, Julien 14, Chablis 10, Rücksheimer 8, Vöslauer 42, Grinzinger 74, Larose 4, Julien 3, Oporto 1, Runkelsteiner 2; liqueurs: all; my white flannel trousers; my gun with bullets (green paper cartridges - not the brass ones) [.]". - On stationery with printed letterhead "Morley's Hotel, Trafalgar Square"; adhesive tape in the centerfold.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Norwegische Tänze für Pianoforte zu vier Händen von Opus 35 für Pianoforte solo vom Komponisten.

      Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d. c.1890 - Quarto. Original printed card wraps, spine reinforced with linen. A little soiled, a few minor chops from the edge, but overall very good. Ownership inscription of Thomas "Fats" Waller to the upper wrap. Waller impressed early on with his keyboard skills, playing alongside his mother in the church where his father was a preacher from the age of 10, and accompanying the movies on the organ at the Lincoln Theater, Harlem, when just 14. He later became a pupil of the stride legend James P. Johnson, and also received classical tuition from Leopold Godowsky, his friend George Gershwin's sister's father-in-law, but his reputation rests upon his natural pianistic ability and his outrageous swing. However, like so many jazz musicians he sought "a more serious scope for his music" (Pollack, George Gershwin), and it is unsurprising to find his signature attached to this Grieg piano score. In fact, in Viper's Drag, his tea-tinged stride extravaganza from 1934, he quotes the theme from Grieg's The Hall of the Mountain King in the left hand. On the lower wrap Fats has pencilled the Broadway address of Edward I. Brown, the "rep" for the Robert Morton Organ Co. A wonderful piece of jazz ephemera of great immediacy, to hand on his piano it was used to jot down a 'phone message [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Story of The Gadsbys. A Tale Without a Plot [Indian Railway Library Series]

      Allahabad: A.H. Wheeler and Co., London: Sampson Low Marston and Company [1890]., 1890. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY KIPLING. A 'Wheeler' pamphlet published in India at 1 Rupee or in the UK at 1 shilling. Publishers pictorial card covers with vignette illustration of a child to rear cover. Internally clean but for a little thumbing and toning, fragile covers were chipped and edgeworn, now simply and effectively restored . [Stewart] See also Wilson; The Strange Ride of Rudyard Kipling, Amis; Kipling and his World.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. und einer Zeichnung im Text.

      Mürzhofen, 31. Juli 1890.. 3¾ SS. 8vo.. An (Franz Heger, Kustos der Anthropologisch-Ethnologischen Abteilung des Wiener Naturhistorischen Museums), dem er über die &quote;Ödenburger Ausgrabungen&quote; berichtet. &quote;[ ] Die Arbeiten waren von gutem Erfolg begleitet. Es gehen 22 Kisten mit dem Inhalt von 18 Tumulis u. 3 - 4 Wohngruben nach Wien ab. 60 - 80 Thongefäse werden ausgezeichnet restaurirt werden können. Das Hauptstück ist ein halbmondförmiges Idol mit doppeltem Stierkopf, etwa nachstehender Form [ ] Die Kosten der Ausgrabung belaufen sich auf ca 280 fl. [ ]&quote;.

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        Négro Mendiant.

      ca.1890, albumen print, size 18,7 x 24,8 cm, on mount. KEYWORDS:algeria / alger

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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        Porte de Chetma.

      ca. 1890, albumen print, 20,2 x 26,1 cm, photograph no. 379. KEYWORDS:tunesia / algeria

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        Portrait of a young girl.

      ca.1890, albumen print, size 18,7 x 24,8 cm, on mount. KEYWORDS:algeria / alger

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        Fillette de Bou - Saâda.

      ca.1890, albumen print, size 18,7 x 24,8 cm, on mount. Photograph no 2739. KEYWORDS:algeria / bou - saada

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        Tennisground at the Crag Hotel, Penang.

      Penang & Atjeh, A. Kaulfuss Photographer, ca. 1890, albumen print, 27,5 x 20,8 cm, photograph no. IV. KEYWORDS:malaya/penang.

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      - Un album relié plein cuir , roulette dorée sur les pages de garde , toutes tranches dorées , de 22 cartons , 28 x 35 cm , montés sur onglet . 6 pages avec 16 PHOTOS du JEU DE LA PASSION ( PASSIONSSPIELE ) de OBERAMMERGAU en 1890 / SRASBOURG ( 6 pages ) / CHATEAUX DE BAVIERE ( 6 pages ) / INNSBRUCK ( 5 pages ) + photos diverses . Reliure un peu frottée , sinon tres bon état . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LA FRANCE GALANTE]
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        Die Bäume und Sträucher des Waldes in botanischer und forstwirtschaftlicher Beziehung. I. Abtheilung. I. Allgmeiner Theil. II. Specieller Theil: Die Nadelhölzer. Mit elf Farbendruck-Tafeln nach Original-Aquarellen des Malers W. Liepoldt und einhundertachtzehn Textfiguren. II. Abtheilung. Die Laubhölzer. Erster Theil: Die Kätzchenträger. Mit fünfundzwanzig Farbendrucktafeln nach Original-Aquarellen des Malers W. Liepoldt und einhundertundsechs Textfiguren. III. Abtheilung. Die Laubhölzer. Zweiter Theil: Die nicht Kätzchen tragenden Laubhölzer. Mit vierundzwanzig Farbendrucktafeln nach Original-Aquarellen des Malers W. Liepoldt und einhundertundachtzehn Textfiguren.

      Wien u.a., Hölzel, o. J. [um 1890].. 3 Bde. 200 + 11, VII + 148 + 25, VIII + 140 + 24 S. OLwd.. Mit den Tafeln. - Leichte Gbrsp., Besitzsign. a. V., geringf. Anplatzungen a. Kapitale, innen minimal stock- u. fingerfleckig, wenige Knickspuren, schöne Expl.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        Der Sechste Kongress des Deutschen Schachbundes. Breslau 1889

      Verlag von Veit & Co, Leipzig 1890 - [viii ad]+287+[i ad] pages with frontispiece, tables and diagrams. Octavo (8 1/4" x 6") issued in wrappers. From the library of John C Owen. (Bibliotheek Bibliotheca van der Linde-Niemeijeriana: 5229) 1st edition. The German Chess congress held in Breslau in 1889 was significant for two reasons. Dr. Tarrasch out distanced all his rivals in the "Master Tournament" with 13 and Emanuel Lasker won the "Master Candidates Tournament" propelling them both into the international limelight. Amos Burn captured second in the "Master Tournament" with a score of 11 1/2, J Metger was third with 10 1/2. John C Owen translated and helped produce the work Budapest 1896 International Chess Tournament published by Caissa Editions and has written a number of articles on chess. Condition: Rebound with original wrappers laid on front and back, corners bumped else a very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Book Collector, Inc.]
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        Panorama in 4 parts.

      ca. 1890, albumen print, ca. 19,6 x 96 cm. Discoloured parts. KEYWORDS:algeria/alger.

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        Het drogen van de theeblaadjes in de zon op theeonderneming Parakan Salak bij Soekaboemi.

      ca. 1890, albumen print, 26,7 x 19,8 cm. Upper corners a bit discoloured. KITLV 12201 KEYWORDS:indonesia / java

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        The writings of James Russell Lowell in 12 Volumes

      Cambridge: The Riverside Press 1890 - Description: 12 v. Large Paper Edition. Fronts. (v. 1, 7, 9, 12, ports. ) 23 cm. Notes: Each volume has special t. -p. Monochrome portrait frontis (tissue-guarded) . "Three hundred copies printed for America. No. 197 with the exception of 'The Old English Dramatists. No. 189". Originally in 10 vols. , revised by author; v. [11-12] not numbered, added later by C. E. Norton. Subjects: European literature - History and criticism. . [12 Volumes] - (Contents: v. 1-4. Literary essays. --v. 5. Political essays. --v. 6. Literary and political addresses. --v. 7-10. Poems. --[v. 11] Latest literary essays and addresses. 1891.--[v. 12] old English drama. An exceptional set in the original vellum-backed boards. Spines paper-labeled. Slightest overall suggestion of dust-toning. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Volume 1 contains previous owner's pasted newspaper clippings. Unread and unopened copy. Additional scans available upon request. 14 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        Tug Champion

      US 1890 - This is a rare and charming sailing print on Lake Michigan. Whipple was a marine painter, and was a long time Michigan resident.The print depicts a tug named "Champion" towing a group of sailing vessels past a lighthouse on the left., Image Size : 605x905 (mm), 23.75x35.625 (Inches), Platemark Size : , Paper Size : 665x935 (mm), 26.125x36.75 (Inches), Printed in Color, Chromolithograph Very Good, laid on acid free canvas for long term preservation.

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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      New York: Harper & Brothers,. 1890. Octavo, pp. [1-4] [1] 2-234 [235-236: ads],. original pictorial light blue-gray wrappers printed in dark blue.. Very small chips from head and tail of spine panel (no loss to. lettering or rules), light foxing around the edges of front cover,. faint stain to bottom edge of front cover with very faint penetration. into bottom edges of the first six leaves, a very good copy. An. excellent copy of this fragile and very elusive book. (#91039). First U.S. edition. Issued as "Harper's Franklin Square Library New Series," number 685. The author's first novel, published by Harper in November 1890 (so dated on front cover), possibly preceding the British edition published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, Ltd. on 18 November 1890 [but with title page postdated 1891]. Adventure novel concerning the discovery of lost treasure and the crown of the legendary king of the snakes in Western Ireland. "A tale written around the strange phenomenon of a moving bog. Scene: the Mayo coast, which is finely described. Hidden treasure, prophetic dreams, attempted murder, and much love and sentiment are bound up with the story." - Brown, Ireland in Fiction 1551. Dalby 5b.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        The Writings...Signed

      Cambridge: Riverside Press, 1890-92. First collected edition. Boards. Very Good. LOWELL, James Russell. The Writings Cambridge: Riverside Press, 1890-92. Twelve vols. Original boards, white cloth spines and paper labels. Offsetting from clippings on Lowell’s death in Vol. 1. Spines darkened, soiled and rubbed, as usual, else a Very Good or better set. & & FIRST COLLECTED EDITION, one of only 300 numbered sets. Lowell (1819-1891) author, teacher, magazine editor [The Atlantic Monthly, The North American Review], and public servant, produced a formidable canon of prose during his long and venerated career. This Presentation Copy, contains a long, signed inscription on the front fly leaf of Volume I, from Lowell to Thomas Francis Bayard, Secretary of State under Grover Cleveland and the first U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain. This is a significant association, since Lowell was himself U.S. Minister to the Court of St. James eight years earlier--- before the U.S. decided to give its foreign envoys ambassadorial rank. & & INSCRIBED BY LOWELL: "Mr. T.F.B. It is a great pleasure to inscribe here my unqualified respect for a man so eminently conspicuous for patriotic service in the Senate and the Cabinet and so faithful to public and private duty as T.F. Bayard. J.R. Lowell 31st Dec. 1890" SIGNED BY BAYARD. Additionally signed by Bayard: T.F. Bayard, Nov. 7th, 1890. & & Lowell was considered primarily a poet, but his essays and literary criticism proved him to be an apt humorist and political satirist as well. His early career showed him deeply involved with the abolitionist movement. “Thus at twenty-nine, he had made his challenge in all the fields of production in which his ultimate place among American writers must be determined.” His Bigelow Papers [1848] satirize and criticize America’s involvement in the Mexican War, especially in regards to the possible extension of slavery. A later series of Bigelow Papers readily conveyed his sentiments on the Civil War and had a visible effect on public opinion at that time. In 1877 he was appointed Minister to Spain and the minister to the Court of St. James in 1880.&

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        Die Holzarchitektur. Eine Sammlung Ausgefuhrter Holza- Und Fachwerkbauten Aus Neuer Und Alter Zeit. (German Architecture)

      Konrad Wittwer, Stuttgart - This is an original porfolio of which 91 plates (of 100) are present. Not dated [ca 1890]. This publisher also came out with a Garden Portfolio in full color. These plates give house designs both modern(!) and old. Each plate is 18 x 14 inches (50 x 35 cm) . Each of the plates is separately framable and would be a perfect addition to anyone interested in German Architecture. Photos available upon request. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ziern-Hanon Galleries]
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        Two Original Photographs of Vancouver Looking Towards the North Shore, circa 1890. With A Panoramic Photo Type Postcard of Vancouver Looking Towards the North Shore, circa 1900.

      Vancouver: circa 1890-1900. - Two Photographs measuring approximately 10 x 18cm (4 x 7 inches) and a Photo Postcard measuring approximately 8 x 53cm (3 x 21inches), mounted with recent archival matting. The photographs and the postcard are in very good condition. These images give an interesting depiction of the early development of Vancouver. "The settlement which came to be called Gastown grew up quickly around the original makeshift tavern established by "Gassy" Jack Deighton in 1867 on the edge of the Hastings Mill property.In 1870, the colonial government surveyed the settlement and laid out a town site, renamed "Granville" in honour of the then-British Secretary of State for the Colonies, Lord Granville. This site, with its natural harbour, was eventually selected as the terminus for the Canadian Pacific Railway to the disappointment of Port Moody, New Westminster and Victoria, all of which had vied to be the railhead. A railway was among the inducements for British Columbia to join the Confederation in 1871, but the Pacific Scandal and arguments over the use of Chinese labour delayed construction until the 1880s. The City of Vancouver was incorporated on 6 April 1886, the same year that the first transcontinental train arrived. CPR president William Van Horne arrived in Port Moody to establish the CPR terminus recommended by Henry John Cambie, and gave the city its name in honour of George Vancouver. The Great Vancouver Fire on 13 June 1886, razed the entire city. The Vancouver Fire Department was established that year and the city quickly rebuilt. Vancouver's population grew from a settlement of 1,000 people in 1881 to over 20,000 by the turn of the century and 100,000 by 1911"(Wikipedia).

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        Autograph Letter Signed ("Henry M. Stanley"), applying for a "Special License for my marriage with Miss Dorothy Tennant -" [Tipped into:] Autobiography of Sir Henry Morton Stanley (Boston, 1909)

      De Vere Gardens, may 24, 1890. Small 8vo sheet with integral blank; second and third pages glued together. One page. Small closed tear in text, soiling, remnants of prior mounting along right edge of the terminal page . Though Stanley writes in this letter to apply for a marriage it was actually Miss Dorothy Tennant who wooed Stanley and insisted on their marriage. The explorer suffered under his wife; she forbade his traveling to Africa again, forced him to run for Parliament, and exiled him to an English country house and an early death at 63

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Das giessen der Blume am Ende des Tages.»]. Seidenmalerei, chinesische.

      ca. 1890 - 26 x 21 cm, Kleine Eckenabrisse (sehr fragile Seide), ansonsten schönes dekoratives Exemplar. Kopulierendes Pärchen in der konfuzianischen Stellung [«Hund der die Katze pflügt»]. 1100 gr.

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        Théâtre lyonnais de Guignol. Nouvelle édition, revue, corrigée et annotée par l'auteur. Illustrée de dessins et culs-de-lampes, par Enas d'Orly

      Veuve Monavon, Lyon 1890 - In-4 (264 x 188 mm), demi-maroquin marron, coins, dos à cinq nerfs, tête dorée, non rogné, couverture et dos conservés (Affolter).Illustrations par Enas d'Orly. Tirage limité à 200 exemplaires, sur Japon (N° 118). (reliure usée, dos passé et plats en partie passés, mors supérieurs fendus, traces de brûlure sur les coins et la coiffe supérieure, deux déchirures sur la première couverture). // Quarto (264 x 188 m), brown three-quarter morocco, spine raised on five bands, top edge gilt, uncut, soft cover and spine preserved (binding signed Affolter). Illustrations by Enas d'Orly. Limited printing of 200 copies on Japan paper (Nr 118). (used binding, spine faded and cover partly faded, top joins cracked, burning-stains on corners and top of spine, two tears on top of soft cover).

      [Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, founded 1860]
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        Kangaroo at Bay].

      ca 1890 - A large tinted lithograph by the artist who is best known for his part in fashioning the 'legend of the nineties' with his original illustrations for "While the Billy Boils" by Henry Lawson, and "Dot and the Kangaroo" by Edith Pedley. He also contributed to the Sydney Mail, the Bulletin and the Australian Town and Country Journal. The scene shows a hunting party in which 3 greyhounds have cornered a large kangaroo, with a gentleman rushing in to club him. Others approach on horseback from the upland side. Large lithograph, 19 x 14", no margins, one flattened fold. Sml piece of top left corner missing, o/w very good condition. Unusual- lithographs of this type were usually created in the earlier part of the 19th century. We have found no reference to this image. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, ABAA]
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        Original Photograph Inspired by The Scarlet Letter.

      The Ullman Mfg Co. [ca. 1890], New York - Original black and white photograph of the literary character Hester Prynne in a snowy wood, wearing a dark dress and cloak with a medallion of the letter "A" around her neck. 18 5/8 x 14-5/8 inches, with the frame measuring 31 x 26 inches. Marked in the lower right corner "The Ullman Mfg Co. New York". Under cream matting in the original gilded wooden frame (with new UV resistant glass). Minor chips and scratches to frame but the image is in fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Nat DesMarais Rare Books, ABAA]
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        The Sign of Four

      London: Spencer Blackett., 1890. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in red morocco, gilt titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single gilt fillet rule to boards, twin rule to dentelles, dark green endpapers, gilt edges. With frontispiece by Charles Kerr. Very occasional spot to text leaves, an excellent copy in fine binding. First edition. This copy has both internal issue points, "138" on the contents page is incomplete and appears as "13" and "wishes" is misspelt on p.56 as "w shed". However, these issue points are present in both the first and second issue of the first edition, the only way of determining between the two issues is by the binding. The second issue was reissued by Griffith Farran and Company, with the original title page. The covers are also the same except for the imprint at the foot of the spine which reads "Griffith Farran and Cos/ Standard/ Library". As this copy has been rebound it is not possible to distinguish whether it is a first or second issue of the first edition. This copy is bound without the publishers' catalogue found in some first edition copies.

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        ANCIEN ARMORIAL ÉQUESTRE DE LA TOISON D’OR ET DE L’EUROPE AU 15e SIÈCLE. Fac-simile.d’après le Manuscrit 4790 de la Bibliothèque de l’Arsenal. Paris, Berger-Levrault et Cie, Éditeurs, 1890.

      - 2 voll con diverse vesti editoriali; Vol. I: Testo, bella ril. telata, dorso e angoli in pergamena, cm 41x30, pp 292, alcune riproduzioni di stemmi araldici. Vol. II: Tavole, ottima ril. in pergamena, cm 39x30, 116 splendide tavv a colori su cartoncino, pregevole ex libris. Edizione in 500 copie, la nostra ha il n° 418. Trascurabili tracce d’uso esterne, comunque ottimo esemplare.

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        Ancien Armorial Équestre De La Toison D'or

      Berger-levrault et Cie 1890 - .et de l'Europe au 15° siècle -1/2 reliure toile verte avec sur les coins deux armoiries -la reliure est restaurée, seul les armoiries et les cahiers sont authentiques -restauration cependant bien faite -fac-similé contenant 942 écus, 74 figures équestres en 114 planches chromotypographies, d'après le manuscrit 4790 à la bibliothèque de l'arsenal . [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      Paris 1890 - Folio 20x15 inches. In the original publisher's buckram portfolio with embossed armorial. ONE OF A LIMITED EDITION OF 500 COPIES. Half title, limitation leaf, title, table, vii-xxvi, 1-292+2 pages AND ILLUSTRATED WITH 116 NUMBERED ILLUSTRATIONS- 114 BEING FINE COLOURED CHROMOTYPOGRAPHIEES and 2 uncoloured within the text. COMPLETE- Some occasional browning. A decoratively illustrated work showing the use of the Horse in Armorials- basically plates of men on horses in armour (74 plates) and the remainder of the plates being armorial shields. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Letters on the Withdrawal of the Garrison from "The Citadel of the South Atlantic," St. Helena

      Jamestown, St. Helena: B. Grant, Printer. [1890]. First. First edition. With comments of Sir Frederick Young, The Premier of the Cape Colony, and others. Removed. Stitched Printed self-wrappers. 24pp. Last leaf hanging by a thin thread, map lacking, else a very good copy. OCLC locates a single copy; COPAC adds two more. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Northern Community.

      Bergen, ca. 1890, albumen print, 28,6 x 21,2 cm. KEYWORDS:norway

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        Paris a travers les siecles/ histoire nationale de paris et des parisiens depuis la fondation de lutece jusqu'a nos jours/ complet en 6 tomes

      Roy 1890_1892 - Bon Etat, nombreuses gravures couleurs h-t , edition complete en 6 volumes [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Tragic Muse

      London: Macmillan and Co. 1890 - First English edition. One of 500 copies. Three volumes, original publisher's blue cloth. Louis Auchincloss's copy bearing his bookplate to each volume. An additional former owner bookplate to the front pastedowns of each volume, some wear with fraying to spine ends and corners, short tears along spine, hinges cracked and secure. A good, completely unrestored set, housed in a custom cloth box with folding chemise. Edel & Laurence A34b. Auchincloss's writing embodied the old New York traditions of Henry James and Edith Wharton. Auchincloss wrote in his 1977 novel, The Dark Lady: ".Do you know Henry James's The Tragic Muse? It's the best novel written about an actress. A rising young diplomat asks the heroine to give up her career to become his wife and a future ambassadress.Ah how James saw it, the idiocy of any man's thinking that a real actress could even consider balancing love against the stage!" Originally published serially in seventeen installments in the Atlantic Monthly from January 1889-May 1890, The Tragic Muse was Henry James' longest novel to date. The plot tells of two aspiring artists, painter Nick Dormer and actress Miriam Rooth, who endeavor to find both artistic and commercial success. The large cast of characters that encounter Nick and Miriam throughout the text comprise a panoramic view of nineteenth century English society. James originally offered The Tragic Muse to Macmillan, but was dissatisfied with their offers. Accordingly, the first edition of this text was published on June 7, 1890, by Houghton, Mifflin, and Co., and was followed by this first English edition on June 28th of the same year. Notorious for heavily editing his serialized stories before book publication, James naturally made many revisions to The Tragic Muse, and his dual publication lead to slightly different revisions in the American and English editions. Notably, the use of punctuation, specifically commas, varies significantly in the Atlantic Monthly, Houghton, and Macmillan editions, with the heaviest use in the Atlantic Monthly and lightest in Macmillan. As James was known for using commas sparingly, this first English edition most closely mirrors the author's natural writing style. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Letter Signed ("Henry M. Stanley"), applying for a "Special License for my marriage with Miss Dorothy Tennant -" [Tipped into:] Autobiography of Sir Henry Morton Stanley (Boston, 1909)

      De Vere Gardens, may 24, 1890 - Though Stanley writes in this letter to apply for a marriage it was actually Miss Dorothy Tennant who wooed Stanley and insisted on their marriage. The explorer suffered under his wife; she forbade his traveling to Africa again, forced him to run for Parliament, and exiled him to an English country house and an early death at 63 Small 8vo sheet with integral blank; second and third pages glued together. One page. Small closed tear in text, soiling, remnants of prior mounting along right edge of the terminal page

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        Glimpses of the life and times of A.V.H. Carpenter. Edited by Alva J. Beatty. With illustrations by Will H. Bradley

      Chicago: Lanward Publishing Co.. 1890. "First edition of the first major book illustrated by Bradley; 4to, pp. [8], 144, [10] ads; photographic frontispiece portrait, plus a decorative title-p., 16 chapter headings and 23 pen & ink text illustrations, all by Will Bradley; orig. green cloth stamped in gilt and blind; light wear, but a nice copy. ""The accomplishment of Will Bradley (1868-1962) as the complete craftsman, capable of executing a book from start to finish, places him as one of the foremost figures in the Arts & Crafts movement in America and as one of the most imaginative artists working in book decoration during the 1890s"" (Chapin Library, Book Decoration in America 1890-1910, Williamstown, 1979)."

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        Oeuvres complètes.

      E. Girard & A. BOITE, Paris 1890 - HUGO, Victor. ( BAYARD - BRION - BODMER - FERAT - FERDINANDUS - GILBERT - VIERGE - SCOTT - MORIN. )Oeuvres complètes.E. Girard & A. BOITE. Paris. Sans date ( fin XIXe ).19 volumes in-4 ( 28 / 1 9 cm ) demi chagrin vieux rouge. Dos à 4 nerfs. Titre et tomaison dorés. Caissons ornés de fers dorés. Editeur en queue.Plats de percaline rouge encadrés de filets à froid. Dos du tome premier plus sombre.Ouvrage illustré de dessins de Bayard, Brion, Bodmer, Férat, Ferdinandus, Gilbert, Godefroy-Durand, Hugo, Lançon, Lix, Maillart, Morin, Patterson, Riou, Scott, Vierge.Gravures de Bellenger, Chapon, Froment, Hildibrand, Laplante, Leveillé, Martin, Méaulle, Moller, Morand, Pannemaker, Perrichon, Pouget, Quesnel, Soupey, Tilly.Tome I.Notre Dame de Paris.Tome II.Les Misérable. I - Fantine. II - Cosette.Tome III.Les Misérable. III - Marius. IV - L illustrées. complètes Oeuvres

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        In Darkest Africa

      London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington,, 1890. or, The Quest Rescue and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria. 6 volumes, octavo. Publisher's red cloth. With one hundred and sixty-five woodcut illustrations and maps. Some scattered foxing throughout, some rubbing to extremities and a little staining, otherwise a good copy. First Edition, Subscriber's Edition.

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        DANS LES TENEBRES DE L'AFRIQUE. Recherche, délivrance et retraite d'Emin Pacha.

      Hachette, Paris 1890 - 2 vols. 25'5x17. Grab. con retrato de Stanley, 2h, 518p, 2 mapas despl. color = 1 grab, 2h, 482p, 3h, 1 estado despl, 1 mapa despl. color (rasgado). 150 grabados en texto y plena pág. Hol. puntas, hilos dorados en planos, lomo con nervios y dorados. - En 1886 Stanley condujo la expedición para liberar a Emin Pacha, gobernador de Equatoria, al sur de Sudán. Tras inmensas penalidades, encontró en 1888 a Emin Pacha. En el viaje de retorno descubrió los Montes Ruwenzori y el lago Edward. 1890

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        Brehm s Tierleben. Allgemeine Kunde des Tiereichs.,

      Leipzig u. Wien, Bibliographisches Institut, 1890-93. - Bd.I, Säugetiere 1: XLIV, 702 S. mit 139 Textabb. u. 19 überwiegend farb. Tafeln; Bd.II, Säugetiere 2: XII, 744 S. mit 150 Textabb. u. 21 überwiegend farb. Tafeln. Bd.III, Säugetiere 3: XII, 744 S. mit 150 Textabb., 21 überwiegend farb. Taf. und 4 Karten. Bd.IV, Vögel 1: XIV, 770 S. mit 144 textabb. u. 19 überwiegend farb. Tafeln. Bd.V, Vögel 2: XIV, 730 S. mit 126 Textabb. u. 18 überwiegend farb. Tafeln. Bd.VI, Vögel 3: XIV, 740 S. mit 160 Textabb., 20 überwiegend farb. Taf. u. 3 Karten. Bd.VII, Kriechtiere u. Lurche: XIV, 825 S. mit 167 Textabb., 16 überwiegend farb. Taf. u. 1 Karte. Bd.VIII, Fische: XVIII, 517 S. mit 146 Textabb., 11 überwiegend farb. Taf. u. 1 Karte. Bd. IX, Insekten etc.: XXXII, 764 S. mit 287 Textabb., 21 überwiegend farb. Taf. und 1 Karte. Bd.X, Niedere Tiere: XXVIII, 716 S. mit 16 überwiegend farb. Taf. u. 1 Karte. (Alle Karten doppelblattgroß u. koloriert). Nissen IVB 138; Sarkowski 24,a,1. Die gesuchte dritte Auflage mit den schönen Chromolithographien. Schöne, wohlerhaltene Reihe. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550 Gr.-8°, rotbraune Orig.- Halblederbde. mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln auf zwei dunkelbraunen Lederrückenschildern, mit goldgeprägten Zierbünden. Dritte (3.) gänzlich neubearbeitete Aufl., 10 Bände.

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      LIBRARIE DU PROGRES 1890 - RO20144298: Tome 1: 528 pages, 66 livraisons. Tome 2: Paginé de 530 à 808 + 255 pages, de la livraison n°67 à la 133e livraison. Tome 3: Paginé de 258 à 808, de la livraison n°134 à la 202e livraison. Nombreuses illustrations en noir et blanc, dans le texte. Texte sur 2 colonnes. Auteur, titre, tomiason et fleurons dorés sur le dos cuir rouge. Plats décolorés, frottés, et muets. Quelques déchirures en bas de quelques pages, en marge, n'altérant pas la lecture. Manque en coiffe en pied du tome. Illustrations de George Coutan et autres. In-4 Relié demi-cuir. Etat passable. Plats abîmés. Dos à nerfs. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 840.08-XIX ème siècle [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      MACMILLAN AND CO. AND NEW YORK, LONDON 1890 - 1890, T.I: XLV+431 pp, primera edición en inglés, encuadernación tapa dura en tela editorial marrón, con letras doradas en el lomo, con guardas en negro, cantos algo rozados, parte superior e inferior del lomo algo deteriorado, el resto en muy buen estado, texto en inglés. Eugen Bohm-Bawerk es el gran fundador de la teoria austriaca del capital y del interés 1890 en plena madurez. Actualmente renace el interés por su obra y ocupa un lugar en el desarrollo de la moderna teoría económica. 431 p. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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