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        After the execution of pirates.

      ca. 1890, albumen print, 27,4 x 21,4 cm, on mount. KEYWORDS:china/canton.

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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      1890 - 85 Dessins de George Roux. 12 Grandes Gravures en Chromotypographie. 2 Grandes Cartes en Chromolithographie. Paris: J. Hetzel et Cie., n.d. [1890]. 8 pp ads dated 1890-1891. Original red cloth decorated in black, gilt and silver, all edges gilt. First Illustrated Edition of one of Verne's great mysterious tales of travel: ~Cesar Cascabel and his family have made enough money to return home to France from California. Unfortunately their trip east is cut short, when all their money is stolen. Their only option is to return to France by traveling west, via Alaska, the Bering Strait and Siberia. Along the way, they encounter Mr. Sergius (a Russian) with his companion Kayette (an Alaskan native) both of whom join the band on their trip west. However, Mr. Sergius has a secret which may jeopardize the safety of the family when they reach the Russian frontier. [Kytasaari]~This was the only Verne title that first appeared in this binding -- the cartonnage "aux deux elephants" which some other tales shared, but no other has some of the front cover panels in silver, as here. Not only is this the earliest binding style for CESAR CASCABEL, but also the ad catalogue at the rear is the earliest issue (dated 1890-1891). This is a remarkably fine, bright copy (spine very slightly faded but much less than usual, and with none of the usual foxing within) -- of one of Hetzel's most extravagant bindings. Bottin pp 159-160. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman [ABAA]]
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        Mademoiselle Clairon. D'après ses correspondances et les rapports de police du temps

      Paris: G. Charpentier 1890 - 8vo., printed wrappers, 524 pages; scattered foxing and a touch of edge wear, otherwise a handsome copy of a most fragile publication. First edition. A presentation copy, inscribed to "his friend" Emile Zola: "Zola, son ami, Edmund de Goncourt," on the half-title page. The influence of Goncourt's writings was especially strong on Emile Zola and the Naturalist school. Six years after "Mademoiselle Clairon" appeared, Zola presented the principal eulogy at Goncourt's funeral. He described Goncourt as having a "noble gallantry of mind. [His] errors, if he were guilty of any, were errors arising only from his burning passion for literature." An extraordinary association copy, enclosed in a custom-made folding box [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        [Autograph Note Signed]

      1890. I am wondering if you are gone or not but anyhow…"GREENAWAY, Kate. Autograph Note on Card, Signed. 39 Frognal, Hampstead. N.W. 20 Dec, 1890. One page, 3 1/8 x 3 1/2 inches (79 x 89 mm.). "I am wondering if you are gone or not but anyhow / I sent the card as promised -- the name of / the Book is "Italians of today" by Ren? Bazin -- I / went to see Mrs. Miller yesterday - she seemed wonderfully / well and in great spirits - she looks as if she / has gone through much - her face looked so / beautiful - she was so glad to see me I did / not stay long for Mrs. Miller told me if anyone / staid too long she got very exhausted afterwards / but I should say she is all right now / and I daresay will soon be well. / Let me know when you are back / that is if you are gone away or not. / K. Greenaway."

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc. ]
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        The Origin of the Aryans: An Account of the Prehistoric Ethnology and Civilisation of Europe

      New York: Scribner & Welford. 1890. Second American edition (originally published in the US in 1889). Front hinge amateurishly restored, although not particularly offensively, corner bumped and rubbed, near very good. Front fly, and rear pastedown stamped: "Personal. Morris (Moe) Berg." Signature of "E. Berg," almost certainly that of his sister Ethel Berg, with whom he spent a substantial part of his life, and who later wrote a very scarce and desirable biography, My Brother Morris Berg. The Real Moe. The first half of the book is extensively underlined by Berg in pencil, with occasional notes in his hand. Berg is a remarkable figure, a lower middle class Jewish boy born in New York who was a Princeton and Columbia Law School graduate and professional baseball player who spoke seven languages (and who inspired the remark, "and he can't hit in any of them"). He appeared on the quiz show Information, Please! and put on a dazzling performance, belying the image of the knuckle-headed ballplayer. He used his time on a barnstorming tour of Japan to film Tokyo Harbor, the footage of which proved important to the eventual American war effort, and later was a spy for the US both during and after WWII. He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, which he refused (but which Ethel accepted on his behalf after his death). His baseball card is reportedly on display at CIA headquarters. His life inspired several books, among them Nicholas Dawidoff's 1995 biography The Catcher Was a Spy: The Mysterious Life of Moe Berg. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Lithograph] Stockton Looking East. San Joaquin County, Cal. Original Bird's Eye View.

      San Francisco: Sketched by C.P. Cook; Lithographed by W.W. Elliot, n.d. - Lithograph. 24x38 inches. Lithographed black on white. A fine crisp copy. Circa 1890. A magnificent bird's-eye view showing all of the city of Stockton, California and surrounding country. All of the streets and roads are labeled. Surrounding the vi ew are 26 insets showing public and commercial buildings. Includes promotional text for the city as well as an index of significant buildings and places keyed by number to the view. This lithograph is quite scarce and rarely offered.

      [Bookseller: Argonaut Book Shop, ABAA]
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      Pennsylvania Railroad Athletic Association 1890 - Includes a history of the Pennsylvania Railroad, a short article on "The New York and Chicago Limited," and a Historical Sketch of the Pennsylvania Railroad Athletic Association. 168 pages with numerous full page engravings, plus, with few exceptions, full page ads with engravings of railroad products. Bound in original brown cloth over beveled boards, with extensive lettering, designs and medallions stamped in gilt. Library plate on the front paste-down endpaper. No pockets or other fixed sheets were ever present. Small call number on the spine. A very good copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine & Rare Books, ABAA]
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      - (DORE,GUSTAV)illus. LONDON, A PILGRIMAGE by Blanchard Jerrold. NY: Harper Bros. 1890. Folio, (10.5 x 13"). pictorial cloth, xxii, 1-191p., all edges gilt, cloth rubbed, worn at spine ends, split repaired on spine overall clean and VG. Illustrated by Dore with 51 full page wood engraved plates plus more than 100 other engravings throughout the text. A very uncommon Dore title. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        Anatomie artistique : descpription des formes extérieur du corps humain au repos et dans les principaux mouvements

      E. Plon, Nourrit & Cie 1890 - Chemise grand in-4 contenant pour le texte broché XV & 270 pp., un cahier non broché avec la table des planches et des figures et les 110 planches renfermant plus de 300 figures dessinés par l'auteur ; texte débroché, chemise usée, intérieur frais, bon état. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Abraxas-libris]
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        Photograph Album of a Trip to England

      Oblong folio. Leather over flexible boards with blank black paper leaves. An album with 419 mounted photographs, 57 unmounted photographs, and one drawing. Many different sizes and processes, mostly gelatin-silver prints with a few cyanotypes. Photographs are mostly near fine, a few have creases or small damage, some are a bit oxidized, overall very good; the boards are near fine. The unmounted photographs are mostly captioned on the verso, perhaps the mounted ones are as well. Undated but circa 1890-1895. Perhaps slightly more than a dozen of the images are cabinet card portraits or commercial images, the rest are originals. Several of the unmounted images have the stamped back mark of Rev. Leonidas E. Coyle of Bridgeton, New Jersey, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church (also laid in is an interesting stamped label from a grocery and dry-goods store, presumably where the album was purchased). Most of the images are from a journey to England. The album begins with shipboard photos, but the major subject in England is churches and church ruins (Lincoln, Chester, Tintern Abbey, and many others), occasionally leavened by a small child or stodgy-looking clerical gentleman. The quality of the photographs are generally quite accomplished. Perhaps the last quarter of the album consists of portraits of young children with hoops, tennis gear, reading, canoeing, throwing a ball, with false mustaches, dressed as a soldier, with dogs and cats. Many seem quite pensive. Perhaps because of the fidgety nature of children, the childhood photographs seem of a lower artistic quality, but many are still quite charming. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Fairy Ring: A Novel Picture Book for Children MECHANICAL MOVING PAGES

      DUTTON NY NISTER LONDON 1890 CIRCA, NEW YORK, NY - Beautiful pictorial COLOR Lithograph Front Board. Typical acidic brown paper, pages detached brittle, 5 kaleidoscope color, lithograph scenes consisting of at least 10 colors. Each scene is composed of 2 pages of color images when top page is rtwisted the images exchange without fliping the page . 1 SET has a tear but all are functional, the colors are stunning vivid and brilliant. Printed in Bavaria. I have never seen any pop ups in this style NO Pagination; Pen and Ink illustrations by TJ AND EA OVERNELL DATE PUBLISHED: 1890 CIRCA EDITION: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Milano. La Cattedrale.

      Milano, Edizone Brogi, ca. 1890, extra large photograph, 54,3 x 40,8 cm, photograph no. 3818a. Several small damages. (Picture on web - site part of the image). KEYWORDS:italy / milano

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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        Photographie de travaux à Paris vers 1890 [ Immeuble arasé avec vue de la Tour Eiffel et de l'ancien Trocadéro ]

      BRICHAUT, Albert 1890 - La scène, pris depuis les toits d'un immeuble adjacent se situe manifestement à l'est de la Tour Eiffel, on aperçoit dans l'axe les tours de l'ancien Palais du Trocadéro, peut-être dans le secteur de la rue Jean Goujon ; sur le chantier (la zone arasée mesure approximativement près de 80 mètres sur 30), on distingue de nombreux ouvriers (?) en vêtement blanc, plusieurs sergents de ville de garde (dont deux au pied d'une petite zone sableuse), et en quelques officiels en melon ou en haut de forme dont certains semblent examiner des vestiges (archéologiques) disposés sur des planches. Dans la rue adjacente, derrière les palissades du chantier, on distingue un petit attroupement de passant, un attelage, etc. ; une photographie format 228 x 167 mm sur carton imprimé portant les mentions suivantes : Albert Brichaut, 126 rue Lafayette, Paris, Photographie à Domicile de Jour ou de Nuit, Intérieurs, Groupes, Décès, Ateliers, Agrandments, Reproductions, s.d. (circa 1890 ?) Intéressant cliché (un peu passé avec divers petits frott.) réalisé par Albert Brichaut. Langue: Français [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Cardinal]
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        Deutsche Volkstrachten. Original-Zeichnungen mit erklärendem Text von Albert Kretschmer

      J. G. Bach ca. 1890, Leipzig - Lrg. 4to. 166 pages of text & 90 plates. Blind-stamped & gold decorated maroon cloth. Some age wear, scuffing and staining on binding. Discoloration on spine. Four-inch split along spine on front board, firmly holding. Decorated endpapers. Bookplate of Baroness Rothschild, whose birthname was Veronika Henckel von Donnersmarck (* see below), on inside of front board. Bookplate is a white and red embossed cartouche with the Rothschild family crest. Lithographed title-page with lettering in gold, red and black. Many pages disbound, all present. Illustrated with 90 full-page chromolithographs in vibrant colors of traditional costumes of various German regions & their cities such as Baden, Bayern, Hannover, Hessen, Schlesien, Sachsen, Württemberg plus many others. Includes some Austrian regions as well. After original drawings from 1864-1870 by Albert Kretschmer (1825-1891). At the time of publication Kretschmer was a painter and professor at the Königliche Hoftheater zu Berlin. Each plate with descriptive text, protected by a tissue guard ( tissue missing on one plate). Slight abrasions on plate 1 & 65. Minor offsetting from a few plates. Text in German, Gothic script. Binding in good-, plates in very good condition. Beautiful publication with illustrations in stunning colors. * Veronika Henckel von Donnersmarck was the wife of Erich von Goldschmidt Rothschild. Erich was the son of Max von Goldschmidt whose marriage to Minna von Rothschild led to the combining and creation of the double name Goldschmidt-Rothschild. Zweite vermehrte Auflage (Second revised edition) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Deutsche Volkstrachten. Original - Zeichnungen mit erklärendem Text.

      Bach,, Leipzig, 1890 - 2., vermehrte Aufl. Leipzig, Bach, o.J. (1890). 4°. 165 Textseiten, 90 chromolithographierte Tafeln mit Seiden - Zwischenblättern. OHalbleder - Einband, Lederecken, Goldschnitt. Kanten und Rückenkanten berieben. Nur das Titelblatt etwas stockfleckig. Tafeln sauber und wohlerhalten. (s. Foto). Sprache: ger/deu Kanten und Rückenkanten berieben. Nur das Titelblatt etwas stockfleckig. Tafeln sauber und wohlerhalten. (s. Foto). OHalbleder - Einband, Lederecken, Goldschnitt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Silvia Forster]
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        CLEMENS' SlLENT TEACHER. Dissected Map of the United States and of Each State in Counties

      Clayville, N.Y.:: Manufactured by E. J. Clemens,. (n. d.).. Box: 9" x 7" x 2-1/4". Map, when together: 16" x 10-7/8". Ca mid-to-late 1880s [pre-Yosemite]. 51 piece puzzle (complete), which on the recto depicts the United States, and on the verso, an advert for Sherwin Williams paint. Green border.. Housed in the original publisher's wooden box, with lid, with color lithograph image of child dressed as Uncle Sam, passing out boxes of puzzle maps labeled China, Germany, Turkey, Russia, California, etc, to caricature figures representing those nations. Label manufactured by the Samuel Crump Label Company.. Puzzle - showing general wear & signs of use. About Very Good. Box -. worn, with ~ only 50% of decorative side paper present [some. remnants in box]. Top litho worn at edges. A Good exemplar.. This 51 piece children's color lithographed puzzle map, when assembled, shows the divers states & territories at the time of issuance, with pieces rendered in red, green & yellow. The bordering lands, e.g., Mexico, in a faint yellow or buff. We see the Yellowstone, but not the Yosemite [created a National Park in 1890].

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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      Sunshine Publishing Company, Philadelphia 1890 - Waugh, Ida. IDEAL HEADS. Philadelphia: Sunshine Publishing Company, 1890. First edition. Folio - 11" x 13". A.E.G. Gold cloth stamped in gold, green, white, black and blue with light wear at the spine ends and light overall soiling. [92]pp. The book is printed on heavy paper and contains twenty lithoed water-color engravings by Ida Waugh of small children and illustrations on wood by eminent artists. Internally the book is in fine condition. The condition of the book is VERY GOOD +. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wallace & Clark, Booksellers]
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        Manifesto of the Presidency and Apostles Issued December 12, 1889. Also The Official Declaration or Manifesto by President Wilford Woodruff Prohibiting Further Plural Marriages and Its Adoption by the General Conference, October 6, 1890

      Salt Lake City, UT: Deseret News, [1890]. 4pp. Octavo [20 cm] Gray stapled wrappers. Very good. Minor yellowing to extremities. Blind ownership stamp to rear cover. This pamphlet reprints 'Official Declaration' from 1889 and adds the one-page piece entitled 'Official Declaration Prohibiting Plural Marriage.' This volume is not to be confused with the First Manifesto issued at the semiannual conference of October, 1890. The 'Manifesto' of 1890 prohibited any new plural marriages. This 'Manifesto of the Presidency...' states the Church's official position on violence and the Church's loyalty to the United States government. Flake/Draper 1399.

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Geología y Protohistoria Ibéricas. Historia General de España, escrita por indvíduos de mérito, bajo la dirección de D. Antonio Cánovas del Castillo.

      El Progreso Editorial, Madrid 1890 - 1ª ed. 16.5x25. viii + 650pp. 1h. 37 (de 38) láminas, mapa desplegable. Holandesa piel. Muy buen ejemplar. Es interesante ver que, aunque dedican los autores unas 6pp. a las recien descubiertas cuevas de Altamira y sus pinturas, hubo tal duda sobre su autenticidad que no vienen reproducidas en ninguna lámina. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

      [Bookseller: Carmichael Alonso libros]
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        Proceedings of the Scientific Meetings of the Zoological Sociey of London for the Year 1890

      London The Zoological Society of London 1890. VG : in Very Good condition. Ex lib with single library stamp to front and rear pages and in library binding.Light spotting to prelims. Spine sunned. Covers lightly rubbed. Heraldic bookplate to front pastedown. Contents clean and bright. Original paper covers bound in to the rear First Edition Blue hardback cloth cover 240mm x 180mm (9" x 7"). xviii, 730pp + ads. Fifty-seven plates, including many finely hand-coloured lithographs by J G Keulemans, J G Smit et al. Lithography by Mintern Bros. Many fine hand-coloured plates of mammals, birds and reptiles.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, F.R.S. Secretary to The admiralty in the Reign of Charles II and James II (4 volumes)

      Swan Sonnenschein, London 1890 - 4 volumes. With a life and notes by Richard, Lord Braybrooke. "A Verbatime Reprint of the Edition of 1848-1849 With a Copious Index". Contemporary half calf binding, marbled endpapers and paged edges, gilt spine titles. Some slight wear to leather. Bookplate on pastedown. A handsome set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Anah Dunsheath Rare Books ABA ANZAAB]
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      Sowerby, London 1890 - Superb collection of fine hand-coloured lithographic plates. A collection of plates with no title page or letterpress leaves (as with all copies) - title taken from the spine. Date of publication suggested by the British Library which possesses two issues with different plates. This copy, despite the title, has 149 lithographed plates of which 148 uncoloured (plates as follows: Murex 1-25; Matica 2-3; Calyptraedae 1-9; Tridacna 1-6; Fasciolaria 1-4; Pyrula 1- 3; 6, 5; Fuscus 1-14; Haliotis 1-13,19; Trophon 1-3; Pleropoda 1-2; Delphinula 1-2; Siliquaria 1-2; Planaxis 1-2; Oliva 6; Mitra 2-24, 26-28; Sigaretus 1, 3; Pleurotomaria 1-2; Phasianella 1-2; Janthinei 1-2; Natica 1, 4-9; Nerita 1-6; Helicinidæ 10,12-13; Gastrochoena, 28, 29 - Ficula - 1 unnumbered plate; Terebra 4 plates; voluta 3 plates [last uncoloured]). Bound in the original publisher's maroon cloth binding, with gilt lettering to the spine with shell vignette; binding very good with a little general wear and rubbing, cloth slightly nicked at head/tail of the spine and corners. Contents clean and tight, original pale yellow coated end papers, plates a little toned, nick on the bottom edge of Matica plate III; plates numbered in mansucript pencil to the top right corners. A very good copy of this very rare collection - see bibliographic note. (Bibliographic note: we can find no record of this collection, ever having been sold at auction. All copies listed on Copac are bound without a title page or letterpress. The list of the plates in the Leeds University copy does not match the contents of the Durham University Library copy and both are different to our copy. It is as if this title was bound up from spare plates, or perhaps the customer was able to influence the selection of plates. This title is not catalogued in Freeman's British Natural History Books.) Size: 4to (20 x 28cm) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: LOE BOOKS]
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        Botanical Garden, Penang.

      ca. 1890, albumen print, 27,4 x 21,3 cm. KEYWORDS:malaya / penang

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        Käthe Kollwitz Verzeichnis des Graphischen Werkes von Dr. August Klipstein

      - Für die Jahre 1890-1912 unter Verwendung des 1913 erschienenen Oeuvrekataloges von Prof. Dr. Johannes Sievers ERSTE AUFLAGE ! Bern,Klipstein & Co., vormals Gutekunst & Klipstein, 1955. Kollation: XIX, 359 Seiten, 267 Abbildungen. Format 22 x 31cm, Original Leineneinband mit Schutzumschlag (Schutzumschlag Gebrauchsspuren, Buch in schönem Zustand). DIE SEHR SELTENE STARK LIMITIERTE UND MITTLERWEILE KAUM MEHR AUFFINDBARE ERSTAUSGABE ! Das maßgebliche Werkverzeichnis der Graphik mit Abbildungen sämtlicher Arbeiten und Beschreibung der jeweiligen Zustände und Auflagenhöhen. Nur in 600 Exemplaren erschienen. (Referenz: Freitag 4988; Arntz 1.62). English description: 1955. First edition. - Fine in speckled buckram cloth, in a good dust jacket showing light chipping along the top of the back panel and also at the top of the spine. This does not affect the haunting photographic portrait of Kollwitz on the front panel which does not appear elsewhere in the text. This is the scarce catalogue raisonne of Kollwitz’s graphic work, with 267 entries, all illustrated except for a few entries where none was available, indicated as "Keine Abbildung erhalten." Some of the items are illustrated in multiple states. Klipstein has included a page of signatures, a brief biographical checklist, a full bibliography and the entries are fully indexed. There were only 800 copies printed - this is one of the 600 copies for Europe with titles and text in German. SCARCE FIRST EDITION ! Werkverzeichnis, Klipstein, Kollwitz, Kunst [Attributes: First Edition]

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        California and Alaska and Over the Canadian Pacific Railway

      G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York 1890 - Full leather gilt with new leather spine. Decorated endpapers. Top edge gilt. Number 369 of 500 copies only. Early Photos of the West. Sharp copy. Size: Quarto [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
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        The Rifle Brigade Chronicle. [Complete Run from 1890-1965].

      London: R.H. Porter -1896; London: Bale Sons & Danielsson 1897-1922; London and subsequently Winchester: The Rifle Brigade Club and Association 1923-1965 1890 - Together 76 volumes. The majority of the volumes in original gilt lettered and decorated dark green cloth, 1915 in a variant silver lettered and decorated black buckram binding bearing a Brigade gift label to the front pastedown, the final eight years in dark green gilt faux leather, a good number of volumes up to 1920 with all edges gilt, some of the earlier volumes with contemporary ownership inscriptions. Profusely illustrated throughout, mostly one or two illustrations to a full page plate, a number of volumes with folding maps. All but a handful of the volumes with a list of illustrations to which the set has been collated, all plates present bar three in the 1900 volume. Some occasional wear or marking, some spines faded, the 1922 volume sometime rebacked preserving most of the original spine, chips to the foot of the spine of the 1924 volume and the head of 1925, tear with small loss to corner of the folding map of Burma in the 1894 volume. Comprising the first 76 years of the Chronicle, the set provides a comprehensive record of the Brigade through numerous campaigns including the Boer War, the First and Second World Wars and Malaya along with other tours across the world.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop (ABA, ILAB)]
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        Album of 89 original pen and ink drawings, probably used as the illustrations to captioned cartoons, all but a few signed in lower margins, the album lettered "Jllusztrációk 1890-1900 Cserépy 1"

      Budapest, 1890-1900. The drawings average about 7 x 5 inches; the album is 11-1/2 x 9 inches. . Original 3/4 calf, black cloth sides, spine perished, covers worn, a few minor tears without loss to the album's pages not affecting the mounted drawings, which are in fine condition . Pasted on the first page of this intriguing album is the cover of a 1900 art exhibition and the page listing this artist, his Budapest address, and the number of his exhibition entry. The drawings are carefully and competently executed, and are mostly of middle-class urban situations, generally involving two individuals in conversation, the settings suggesting that these are drawings for cartoons: smug waiter to irate diner, stage-door johnny to actress, street-vendor to prospect, petitioner to official, etc. Over 35 of the drawings show figures with unflattering, stereotyped anti-Semitic Jewish features, as was unfortunately not uncommon at that time in Europe and elsewhere. A fascinating glimpse of Hungarian turn-of-the-century life, and prejudice

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        Reisebilder aus Liberia. Resulate geographischer, naturwissenschaftlicher und ethnographischer Untersuchungen während der Jahre 1879-1882 und 1886-1887. 2 Bde.

      Leiden, Brill 1890 - . Gr.8°. XV, 440 S; VIII, 510 pages with many Textabb. und 32 (8 coloured lith.) plates, 1 gef. Tabelle, 5 (davon 1 mehrfach gefalt. in der Schlaufe) Karten. Ill.original cloth Erste Ausgabe. Kainbacher 31. Kopfkapital von Band 1 with einem rund 8 mm langen Riss. Leicht berieben und bestossen. Name auf Vorsatz und Vortitel. Einige Seiten etwas stockfleckig. Nach einem Biologiestudium an der Universität Bern fand Büttikofer eine Stelle am Königlichen Zoologischen Museum in Leiden. Er unternahm zwei Reisen nach Liberia. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Fatzer ILAB]
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        IN DARKEST AFRICA or, the Quest Rescue and Retreat of Emin, Govenor of Equatoria

      London: Sampson, Low, Marston and Co. Ltd., 1890 In two volumes, frontispieces, 529, 472pp., 92pp. ads, bound in a red pictorial gilt cloth, pictorial gilt spine, containing 150 woodcut illustrations, 3 folding color maps; internally clean and bright; very light wear to extremities, a handsome set housed in a custom full Nigerian Goatskin slipcase.. First Edition. Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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      Richard Bentley & Son 1890 - Original green/gilt pictorial cloth, no foxing, near fine condition, binding firm, 19 full-page illustrations, complete. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dieter Rottcher]
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      Aus Privatbesitz von Jules Cheret, um 1890. - Bll.Gr.: 28 x 17, 5 cm (Kohlezeichnung), eingerahmt (Schwarz-Gold Holzrahmen Gr.: 44 x 33 cm). SIGNIERT "Cheret". * Jules Cheret (1836-Paris/1932-Nizza) war ein französicher Lithograf, Grafiker, Maler u. Plakatkünstler.malte und zeichnete Ölbilder, Pastelle und Zeichnungen (mehr Etudes), Frauen blieben das vorherrschende Motiv.- Siehe auch Artikel N° 12111 : Katalog d. AUSSTELLUNG (Exposition) JULES CHERET "Pionier der Plakatkunst" - MÜNCHEN VILLA STUCK Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1005 Zeichnung-Dessin (Studie-Etude) ist auf hellbraunstudienpapier der Zeit, minimal gebräunt u. mit kl. Lichtrandspuren, unten am Bll. winz. Knickspuren am Papier, nicht störend. Rahmen ist sehr gut erhalten (Zeichnung wurde 1995 mit Hellbraun-Textil-Passepartout eingerahmt mit Spuren am Papierrandes davon). Renseignements disponibles par Telephone. Siehe Foto ! [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Travels in Africa During the Years 1875 - 1878. Translated from the German by A. H. Keane.

      Chapman & Hall, London. - 1890, first edition, THREE VOLUMES, frontis, maps, many illustrations, good copies, the original green cloth covers, trifle rubbed & top & bottom of spine frayed, with the titles in gilt on the spines, and the designs on the front covers. The spine of vol 1 is rather ragged. Very heavy. This book is part of a library of African books, which were formed by a Colonial Officer, who was in Africa during the 1930s, 1940s, & 1950s. For any enquiries, please do get in touch. If you are ever in Bath, please visit our bookshop, Bath Old Books, which is a partnership of 5 booksellers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Steven Ferdinando PBFA]
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        The Gentle Art of Making Enemies

      London: William Heinemann. 1890. First. First English edition, and the first authorized edition, containing a letter from William Heinemann stating the facts of the case, one of only ten special copies. Near fine in slightly chipped, publisher's brown, gilt-decorated wrappers, bound into similarly decorated, near fine brown morocco by Zaehnsdorf in 1925. Housed in a custom quarter-morocco slipcase with cloth chemise (the latter not shown in illustration). Inscribed by Whistler to his publisher: "William Heinemann - Publisher, Philosopher & Friend!-- [author's butterfly signature] Chelsea. Oct. 1890." Whistler's details of his libel suit against the critic John Ruskin, who in an 1877 published review of Whistler's painting "Nocturne in Black and Gold: The Falling Rocket" had written: "I have seen, and heard, much of Cockney impudence before now; but never expected to hear a coxcomb ask two hundred guineas for flinging a pot of paint in the public's face." (What would Ruskin have made of Jackson Pollock?) The lawsuit nearly ruined both parties -- ultimately the artist was awarded a single farthing in damages and the court costs were split. Whistler had counted on many artists to stand witness at the trial but most declined, fearing the impact on their reputations. For the last several years of his life Heinemann's residence served as Whistler's home when he was in London. An extraordinary association. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Complete Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne

      Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Co, 1890's Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Co, 1890's. THE RIVERSIDE EDITION. 13 vols., 7-7/8" x 5-1/4", introductory notes by George Parson Lathrop, frontis in each volume, illustrations by Blum, Church, Dielman, Gifford, Shirlaw, and Turner. Bound in 1/2 red morocco, ribbed floral gilt decorated spines, top edges gilt, others uncut, hinges fine, head and foot of spines fine.

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        A handsome oil portrait, signed by the artist, of Washington Irving.

      New York, circa 1890. - A fine portrait of Irving after a famous photographic portrait that proliferated during the author's final years. The genesis of the photograph is not certain, but it was believed to have been taken circa 1850 by John Plumbe, sometime associate of Mathew Brady. Brady is known to have sold copies of the portrait in various sizes at his studio. 27.5 x 21.5 inches in a simple (and probably original) wooden oak frame. On the back of the canvas are the large neat block letters identifying the subject. Charles A. Gray was born in Iowa in 1857. He painted portraits of Presidents McKinley and Garfield and playwright Eugene O'Neil, among others. This copy of the popular image of Irving was undoubtedly made to sell in his gallery. Gray made similar copies of other prominent American literary figures, including Harriet Beecher Stowe.

      [Bookseller: Brick Row Book Shop, ABAA]
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        6 Alben in Einem

      . Empis, Paris, (ca. 1890-1897). Zusammen 15 Blatt, 100 coloriert und lithographierte Illustrationen und Holzschnitte, sowie 2 Blatt und 49 colorierte Fotocollagen auf 20 Seiten, original Halbleder mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, folio, (etwas bestoßen). - Enthalten: Modeles D'Artistes / Les Alcoves / Femmes de Theatre / Nos Femmes / Nos Amoureuses / A La Mer. Nos Baigneuses par Reutlinger et Pierre de Lano / sehr gutes Exemplar / very good conditions -

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        Brehms Tierleben. Allgemeine Kunde des Tierreichs, Hrsg. von Prof. Dr. Pechuel-Loesche

      Leipzig und Wien, Bibliographisches Institut,, 1890-1893. - Zum Inhalt: Bände 1-3: Die Säugethiere / Bände 4-6: Die Vögel / Band 7: Kriechtiere und Lurche / Band 8: Fische / Band 9: Insekten, Tausendfüßler und Spinnen / Band 10: Niedere Tiere. Lesebändchen verschmutzt, Bände z. T. berieben, insg. aber guter Erhaltungszustand Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 9000 Gr.-8°, Originalhalblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln. Mit Lesebändchen. Dritte (3.) gänzlich neub. Aufl., (ausgezeichnet durch die Farbbrillanz der Chromolithographien); 10 Bände

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Blaeschke]
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        Autograph letter signed.

      Giverny par Vernon, Eure, 20. II. 1890.. 8vo. 1 p.. To the art critic and collector Philippe Burty (1830-1890), confirming receipt of his contribution towards the purchase of Edouard Manet's painting "Olympia", which had caused an unprecedented outrage at the 1865 Paris Salon: "Mon cher Burty. Pour la bonne regularite je vous informe que j'ai recu de Mr Paul Gallimard les 25 que vous l'avez charge de me remettre pour votre souscription a l'achat de l'Olympia de Manet. Mes remerciements. Bien cordialement votre". - Seven years after the death of the artist, following a public subscription organized by Monet, the French government acquired Manet's pivotal and scandalous nude "Olympia", now displayed at the Musee d'Orsay, Paris. Paul Gallimard (1850-1929) was a renowned collector of French impressionists.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Zum Zeitvertreib fur brave Knaben & Madschen Ein Ziehbilderbuch

      Verlag Braun & Schneider, Munich 1890 - Unpaginaged. 33 x 25 cm. Cover title, a pop-up book with eight full-page chromolithographed plates, each with a movable tab to set the scene in motion. The poems describing each plate are captioned: Die Gouvernante, Der Billardspieler, Der Schmetterlingsfanger, Der Gratulant, Der vergessene Hausshlussel Der durstige Kasperl, Der genfangene Turko, and Der Apfeldieb. "There is little doubt that the most elaborate and ingenious movables ever produced were those of the German Lothar Meggendorfer (1847-1925) made during the 1880s and 1890s.the mechanisms and operations of Meggedorfer's books - not to mention the originality of the figures -- are far superior to any others published before or since. The devices that operated the various figures in his books consisted of a series of inter-connecting cardboard levers sandwiched between the coloured illustration on the front of the oblong leaf and the dummy pasted behind it. The animated limbs and heads were cut-out models on the front of the picture, and moving the tab set the whole scene in motion [see: HAINING, Movable Books, pp.65-73]. Overall a clean copy with all tabs functional. Orig. publisher's pictorial boards colored in red, black and blue with cloth backstrip renewed. Very good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        Soeur Philomène

      Lemerre Alphonse 1890 - In-12 relié, demi-maroquin noir à coins, tête dorée, couverture et dos conservés, 272 pp., exemplaire à toutes marges, un des seuls 25 EXEMPLAIRES sur JAPON , numérotés à la main et paraphés par l'éditeur, couverture llustrée couleurs, et ouvrage illustré de nombreuses compositions de Bieler (Vicaire III-1045) ; à peine de menues frottements à la reliure, très bel état général. Guillaume Bieler [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Abraxas-libris]
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        Waverley Novels

      - Edited by the Rev. P. Hately Waddell LL.D. With notes and a glossary of Scotch words and foreign phrases, and biographical and critical notes by the editor. In thirteen volumes. W. P. Nimmo, Hay, & Mitchell, Edinburgh, c. 1890. Contemporary half tan polished calf over marble boards with spines gilt in compartments between raised gilded bands the second and fourth with contrasting crimson and green morocco title labels; marble edges; 8vo. Illustrated with thirteen engraved frontispieces and additional engraved vignette titles to each volume. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nouvelles Heures et Prières composées dans le style des Manuscrits du XIVe et XVIe siècle

      Gruel et Engelmann, Paris 1890 - 12º, 1 grabado, 176 p. todas ilustradas en oro y color, láms., (3) hoj., marca editorial. Pleno marroquén ricamente decorado en los planos y lomo con un doble recuadro floral, dobles filetes oro, y hierros florales encuadrados en oro. Hierros y filetes oro en los contraplanos. Cortes dorados. Bello ejemplar. Extraordinaria edición de la casa Engelmann de Paris, que ofrece una espléndida impresión hecha a la manera de un manuscrito medieval, con letras góticas, grandes iniciales, y texto en color enmarcado en hermosísimas orlas en oro y a todo color, con motivos florales, dibujos con figuras iluminadas. Acompañado de una rica y esmerada encuadernación. Religión católica. Literatura religiosa. Facsímiles. Catholic religion. Religious literature. Facsimile.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Studio]
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        The Cabinet Portrait Gallery: 5 Volume Set

      London: Cassell & Co Ltd - Superb 5-Volume Set of this famous work with each volume bound in 3/4 calf leather with pebbled brown cloth boards and gilt title to spines. Published one a year between 1890 and 1894, all books are clean tight & bright with no inscriptions and all b/w photos present. Would make an excellent addition to any collection with photos of leading figures of the day from politics and religion to literature. Each volume size: 21 x 25cm. **Heavy set - please contact bookseller for revised P&P costs**

      [Bookseller: Berwyn Books]
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        Cabinet Portrait Gallery Reproduced from Original Photographs by W.&D. Downey

      Cassell and Company 1890-1892, 1894, London - Hardcover. Four volumes of a five volume series. This set is missing Volume 3. Nonetheless, the remaining volumes hold a fascinating array of photographs of many of the luminaries of the time. Each volume contains 36 black and white portraits accompanied by a brief, adulatory biographical piece. Subjects are drawn from many spheres of British society and culture, with an emphasis on royalty, the aristocracy, the stage, and the arts. Among those included are Oscar Wilde, the Prince of Wales, Thomas Hardy, Sarah Bernhardt, Frederic Leighton, G. Bernard Shaw, and Czar Nicholas II. These are ex-library volumes with the bookplate of the City of York Public Library affixed to each volumes front pastedown. In what was probably an effort to discourage readers from taking photographs, the library applied an unobtrusive but visible embossed stamp to the margins of the photos, not affecting the portrait itself. Despite these factors the photographs are still interesting and attractive. Bound in brown cloth with floral borders to front boards and titles in gilt to front and to spines. Some bumping and rubbing, remains of small white stickers at spine bottoms, but otherwise in quite good condition. Some hinges are loose but holding. Save for the small embossed stamps, the photographs are in very good condition. Each volume is 95-96 pages. PHOTO/092608. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      1890 - HIS FATHER'S EULOGY LOWELL, Percival. AUGUSTUS LOWELL. [n.p, n.p., n.d. ca. 1890s] Offprint from the Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Vol. XXXVII. 20 pp. 8vo., green wrappers printed in black. Offprint. Inscribed "Compliments of the writer" in ink at top left corner of front wrapper. Wrappers slightly sunned, edges nicked. Frontispiece portraitwith tissue guard fine; text largely unopened, some nicks to page edges. One ink correction by the author. Rare. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company, inc.o ABAA]
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        Privat- und Gemeindebauten. III. Serie

      Konrad Wittwer (1890), Stuttgart - 100 plates resting in three-quarter gold-lined leather over paper-covered boards portfolio. Gold lettering on spine. Title-page vignette. Profusely illustrated with 40 chromolithographs as well as architectural drawings and plans of private homes, business, civic- and community buildings designed by German architect Hermann Bethke (1825-1895). "Eine Sammlung leicht ausführbarer Häuser für Handwerker und Geschäftsleute sowie Communalbauten aller Art." Age wear, staining and scuffing on boards. Stamp of previous owner on front board. Sporadic foxing and soiling to margins and verso of some plates. Edges and corners on few plates creased and chipped. Text in German. Portfolio in fair, plates in overall good to very good condition. Rare complete portfolio. OCLC lists only 1 library worldwide owning this item. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mémoires de Madame de Staal-de Launay

      Jouaust librairie des bibliophiles 1890 - Deux volumes in-8 reliés, plein maroquin, 5 nerfs, titre et tomaison à l'or, filets dorés sur les coupes, contre-plats de maroquin rouge, filets et impressions dorés, gardes de soie moirée, contre garde, tranches dorées, couvertures conservées, reliure de MARIUS MICHEL, ex-libris de Léon Michel, préface de Mme La Baronne Double et 41 eaux-fortes de Ad. Lalauze, un des 125 exemplaires sur Hollande avec un triple état des gravures non signalé (normalement prévu uniquement pour les exemplaires sur Japon) ; mors et coiffes frottés, dos légèrement insolés, intérieur d'une grande fraicheur. Lalauze Ad. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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