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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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        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].

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        Bel album fin 19ème siècles chromos et découpis.Les enfants, Jeux, Fruits, Fleurs, Animaux, Anges, Anciens métiers, Bébés, Militaires,Transports.

      1890 - Format à l'italienne (30 cm x 22,3 cm), 57 pages, 350 pièces environ.Reluire chagrin noir ornée de fers dorés, tranches dorées. Très bon état.

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        Three female musicians.

      Constantinople, ca.1890, albumen print, 26,3 x 20,7 cm, on mount. KEYWORDS:constantinople / turkey

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        Acrulocercus Braccatus (Kaua'i 'o'o now extinct)

      London 1890 - Scott B. Wilson and A.H. Evans Aves Hawaiienses: The Birds of the Sandwich Islands Hand-colored Lithographs by F.W. Frohawk (1861-1946), London: R.H. Porter, 1890-99. Hand-colored lithograph 19 1/2” x 17” framed, framed to museum specifications in uv plexiglass and mounted with archival materials Frohawk was born in Norfolk, the youngest son of Francis William Frohawk. His career was spent creating paintings for private commissions, for periodicals and books, and his talents were diverse, he worked in oils, watercolors, lithography and wood engraving. Birds and insects were his two main interests in life and his drawings and paintings were largely devoted to these two subjects. Frohawk became a member of the British Ornithologists' Union in 1895 and a Fellow of the Entomological Society in 1891 (electing him a Special Life Fellow in 1926). During his long career, over 1,000 of his drawings were reproduced in books about birds. In addition, he provided illustrations for the Field Magazine (1881 onward), the Encyclopedia Britannica (illustrations of birds and reptiles), the British Museum Catalogue of Fishes and Proceedings of the Zoological Society. 80 of the artist’s original watercolors of birds are in the collection of the Natural History Museum, London.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco]
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        Autograph manuscript notebook of field experiments, 1890-91, 1891-92, and 1892-93. 130 leaves.

      1890-93 1890 - Raulin, Jules (1836-96). Champ d’expériences. Manuscript notebook. [130]pp., with diagrams and charts. N.p., 1890-93. 214 x 172 mm. Original embossed boards, cloth backstrip, some wear at spine and edges, a few leaves loose. Minor fraying at edges but very good. Scientific notebook written by plant physiologist Jules Raulin, who studied under Pasteur at the École Normale Supérieur and served as Pasteur’s first laboratory assistant at the school. Raulin collaborated with Pasteur on the latter’s investigations of fermentation, oxidation and silkworm disease; he also pursued his own research on the chemical role of minerals in plant nutrition, which led to important advances in agriculture. In 1876 Raulin was appointed professor of chemistry at the Faculté des Sciences in Lyon, and in 1883 he founded the École de Chimie Industrielle (School of Industrial Chemistry), where he spent most of his research time on agronomy and silk production. He was the first to identify the role of zinc in plant nutrition, and his experimental studies of the mold species Aspergillus niger led to the development of the nutritive medium known as Raulin's fluid. The present notebook contains extensive notes and diagrams detailing Raulin’s agricultural researches in the early 1890s, including information on soil chemistry, fertilizers, pest control, etc. At the end of the notebook are several pages devoted to silkworm culture. Dictionary of Scientific Biography. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Great East River Suspension Bridge

      New York: Currier & Ives, 1890. A MARVELOUS BIRD'S EYE VIEW OF NEW YORK FEATURING THE BROOKLYN BRIDGE Frame size: 381/2" x 34" | Window size: 211/2" x 26" No city surpassed New York as a symbol of growth and optimism. The city's rapid rise towards becoming an international power was, to many, capped by the opening of the Brooklyn Bridge, which linked Manhattan with the borough of Brooklyn, from which many made the long ferry commute every working day. The bridge meant that life could move faster, increasing productivity and success. In many ways, the utilitarian function of the bridge signaled what would make New York the preeminent world power: efficiency, ingenuity and progressive thinking. . Book.

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      Leo Von Rosenberg, New York 1890 - Originally scheduled for publication in 1889. The plates were prepared from the working drawings and from others made expressly for this work, together with numerous photographic views, taken during progress and after completion. Illustrated with twenty-six albertypes, and thirty-seven double and single page lithographs. 96 pages plus engravings, diagrams and ads. Only a few soiled finger smudges along page edges, not affecting any of the images. Front and rear of frontispiece foxed. Spine rebacked with original spine overlaid. Bound in original leather with lettering in gilt. A very good copy with mild wear at corners and some rubbing to covers. A very nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine & Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Pompei: panorama preso dalle mura.

      Napoli, Edizione Esposito, ca. 1890, albumen print, 25,6 x 20 cm, photograph no. 112. KEYWORDS:italy / pompei

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        CURSO COMPLETO DE PRESTIDIGITACIÓN o LA HECHICERÍA ANTIGUA Y MODERNA EXPLICADA, conteniendo todos los juegos nuevos que se han ejecutado.

      Librería de Pascual Aguilar, Valencia 1890 - - Conteniendo todos los juegos nuevos que se han ejecutado hasta el día en los teatros y reuniones, y que no se han publicado todavía, y un gran número de ellos, de un efecto sorprendente, de una ejecución fácil y la mayor parte desconocidos del público y de los profesores.- Juegos de cartas. De los juegos que se hacen con monedas y el juego de cubiletes. Juegos diversos.- Ilustrado con dibujos explicativos.- Encuadernado a plena piel de cabra. Lomo con nervios. Charnelas. >>> Peso: unos 600 gramos (antes de comprar, vea los GASTOS DE ENVIO. En esta ocasión, NO se acepta pago CONTRA REEMBOLSO). 590 p.; 19 cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kovolut von circa 50 Rechnungen alteingesessener Salzburger Betriebe. Meist graphisch u. lithograpfisch gestaltet zwischen 1890 - 1940.

      Salzburg, 1890 - Salzburg, 1890 - 1940. Originalrechnungen. Rechnungs- und Briefköpfe der Firmen Pustet, Gebr. Roittner, Eduard Höllriegl, Gebr. Werner, Singer Nähmaschinen - Lasserstrasse, Freiherrlich Mayr von Melnhofsche Holzhandlung, Anzingers Brennholz Handlung, Otto Verworner, T. Albanesi, Josef Schachermayr, Johann Petran, Jakob Ceconi, Johann Schmidt - Öfen, Carl Adam - Porzellan, Vom Magistrate der Hauptstadt Salzburg, 2 Zeugnisse für Maria Neuwirth, Stadt-Verschönerungsverein Salzburg, Gustav Stuböck, Andre Hofer, Louise Jasny - Tabak, Eigner-Lauterbach - Drogerie, Josef Klein - Gummifabrikate, Hanns Naaf - Architekt, Emerich Scharnberger mit einer Ansicht der Schallmooser Hauptstrasse, Karl Rath - Hafnermeister, G. Junger-Posamentwaren, Hermann Nägelsbach - Musikhandlung, Holzhandlung Engel, Georg Hackenbuchner, Friedrich Pasch - Schuhfabrik, Jak. A. Jetzelsberger, Hans Amtmann - Graveur, Johann Petrans Nachf. - Hofschneider, Golser & Co. Grammophongeschäft, Zahlungsbogen f. Hauszinssteuer. sowie drei Kurrenden der Erzbischöfe Augustin (1) und Friedrich (2). - Sowie ein Konvolut Zeugnisse von Wilhelm Karger. - Alle Materialien in gutem Zustand. Deutsch

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        Dr. A. Petermanns Mitteilungen aus Justus Perthes' Geographischer Anstalt, 10 Bände: 36. Band (1890) - 45. Band (1899). Die 1890er komplett!

      Gotha : Justus Perthes, 1890.. Originalausgaben. 10 Bände, jew. ca. 490 Seiten. 4°, Halbleinen. 10 Bände!!! Schöne und vollständige Sammlung von "Petermanns Geographischen Mitteilungen", jeweils angebunden: GEOGRAPHISCHER LITERATUR-BERICHT. Aus ehemaligem Bibliotheksbestand, mit entsprechenden Kennzeichungen versehen. Einbände mit starken Gebrauchsspuren: Kanten und Deckel berieben, Buchrücken sind seitlich eingerissen und wurden mit Pflasterband, bzw. transparentem Klebeband fixiert. Seiten etwas nachgedunkelt, teilweise leicht griffspurig und randläsurig (keine Stockflecken). Karten zum Teil staubschmutzig, an den Rändern geknickt oder etwas eingerissen. Bei den Bänden 1890, 1891, 1892, 1894 und 1896 klaffen die Bindungen oder weisen Brüche auf, stellenweise sind Seiten gelöst oder mit Tesa fixiert. Akzeptabler Gesamtzustand. Gern senden wir mehr Bilder auf Anfrage. Weitere Bände sind vorrätig! [Geografie, Expeditionen, Kolonien, Reiseberichte, 19. Jh, original]

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        Der Verbrecher (Homo delinquens) in anthropologischer , ärztlicher und juristischer Beziehung. In deutscher Bearbeitung von M. O. FRAENKEL u. H. KURELLA (Bd. 3). 3 Bde.

      Hamburg, Verlagsanst. u. Druckerei A.-G. 1890-1896.. Gr.-8°, XXXI(1) S. (Tit., Einführ. u. Vorw. d. Verf.), 545(1) S., IV (Tit. u. Vorw. d. Übers.), 412 S. mit 1 Tafelbild u. Tit. II S. (Vorw. d. Verf.), 29(1) S., 64 meist gefaltete Tafeln mit z. Tl. photogr. Abb. Mit etlichen Tabellen u. einigen wenigen Fig. im Text. HLdrBde. d. Zt. auf vier falschen Bünden m. Tit. u. reichen Verz. in Goldpräg. auf Rü., marmor. Buchschnitt u. gemusterten Vorsätzen. Kanten u. Kapitale berieben. Stempel auf Tit. unschön m. Exlibris überklebt. Im Text etwas gebräunt u. stellenw. stockfleckig.. Mischauflage der ersten und zweiten Auflage dieser ersten deutschen Ausgabe, übersetzt nach der 1876 veröffentlichten Originalausgabe ("L'uomo delinquente in rapporto all'Anthropologia, alla Giurisprudenza ed alle discipline carcerarie"). Der italienische Mediziner und Anthropologe Cesare Lombroso (1836-1909) war Militärarzt in Pavia, leitete fünf Jahre die Nervenanstalt von Pesaro, lehrte später in Turin gerichtliche Medizin, Hygiene sowie Psychiatrie und gilt als Begründer der Kriminologie. Er vertrat die These, es gebe geborene Verbrecher, die durch körperliche und psychische Merkmale zu erkennen seien. Abstehende Ohren, zusammengewachsene Augenbrauen, schmale Lippen und hervorstehende Eckzähne waren für ihn u. a. Erkennungszeichen krimineller Neigungen. Europaweit lieferten Lombrosos umstrittene Theorien den Anstoß für wissenschaftliche Debatten über die Ursachen des Verbrechens. (vlg. dazu Brockhaus, 19. Aufl. XIII, 509).

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        Het vergaan van het Nederlandsch fregatschip Aerd van Nes, benevens de lotgevallen der bemanning, bij haar jammerlijk rondzwerven gedurende bijna zes maanden. Met eene voorrede van C.S. Adama van Scheltema.

      - Ouderkerk aan den Amstel, M.E. de Grauw, (1890). Original decorated blue cloth lettered in gilt. XX,84 pp.* First edition. - Account of the departure from Sydney, shipwreck on Great Detached Reef, wandering about in sloops in Torres Strait, and finally arrival and reception in East Celebes (Sulawesi) and subsequently to Ternate, Makasar (Ujungpandang), Soerabaja (Surabaya) and Holland. A harrowing tale. - A very fine copy. - Rare.Tiele 233; Cat. NHSM I, p.191; Cat. KITLV p.708; Not in Huntress. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Fun from the Flowery Land. Three Wonderful Tales with Pictures to Match

      New York: McLoughlin Bros, circa 1890 - STEPHENS (H L): Fun from the Flowery Land. Three Wonderful Tales with Pictures to Match. New York: McLoughlin Bros, circa 1890. Small 4to, [49]pp; leather-backed printed pictorial boards (a bit rubbed). “Office Sample” from the Publisher’s archive. A wonderfully rare picture book with chromolithograph illustrations. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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. Very occasional spot to text leaves, an excellent copy in fine binding. With frontispiece by Charles Kerr. 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. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Nursery Alice

      New York: Macmillan, 1890. Illustrated boards with cloth spine, edge & corner wear, cover soil, lacks FFEP, first two pages with creasing, pg. 48 with marginal chip that effects one word, soil at page edges. Originally suggested to his publisher in 1881, the work was not printed until 1889. When Carroll saw the first run of 10,000 copies he was dissatisfied with the quality of the printing and cancelled the order, though he thought it might appeal to the American market, so 4,000 copies were sent overseas and a new title page was created, replacing "London" with "New York." Illustrated with enlarged plates from Tenniels original drawings, here printed in color. A new cover was created by E. Gertrude Thomson. The text was adapted by Carroll to appeal to a younger audience. According to Lovett & Lovett Catalog 8 Item #18, this is the true first edition. See also, Stoffel pg. 115. Rare.. First Edition, American Issue. . Illustrated Boards. Good. Illus. by John Tenniel (Cover By E. Gertrude Thomson. Small 4to.

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        LA TRIBUNA ILLUSTRATA ANNO PRIMO 1890 (unico volume rillegato), Roma, La Tribuna, 1890

      - 27x 38, unico volume rilegato mz. tela recente (dorso da sistemare), fogli interne abbastanza buoni, con qualche strappetto e macchioline. Ogni rivista è di 16 pagine con pubblicit? e magnifiche illustrazioni. Totale delle pagine intera annata 824. Direttore V. Morello, con Vittorio Casaliger. responsabile. Vengono pubblicati alcuni romanzi a puntate : D'ANNUNZIO GABRIELE : romanzo "L'invincibile" a puntate, sui primi 10 numeri della rivista. Coppée Francesco romanzo "Una giovinezza" con ill. di Emilio Rayard. Theuriet Andrea romanzo "Zia Aurelia" con ill. di Rayard. Inoltre vari articoli firmati con pseudonimi e tanti scritti di : Baldoria N., Capuana Luigi, Corazzini N., De Bosis Adolfo , Deleuse, Fabrizi Alfredo, Gandolin, Giacosa Giuseppe, Jarro, Luzzatto Attilio, Morello V. Panzacchi Enrico, Rastignac, Rovetta G., Sarfatti Attilio, Silvestre Armand, Socci Ettore, Ungarelli Gaspare, Vivanti Annie. Notevoli i disegni e le" riproduzioni di quadri ottocenteschi di buon livello", molte immagini anche a doppia pagina a colori. Diamo elenco dei vari pittori, disegnatori ed illustratori : Ballester, Barbella C., Bourgereau ,Campriani A., CASCELLA BASILIO, Cioni, Dalbono E., De Sanctis G., Esposito G., Ferri P., Gabani G., LIONNE, Maccari C., Micali C., Migliaro V, Millet J. F., Muccioli Carlo, Pagliei G., Rossi-Scotti Lemmo, Sartorio G., Simoni Gustavo, Tabanelli C., Tiratelli C. Tusquez R., Veruda U.,Virgilius,Volpe A. Dal numero 1 del 6 gennaio 1890 al numero 52 del 28 dicembre. Sottolineiamo la presenza di illustrazioni importanti di BASILIO CASCELLA. 01) num. 5 del 12 febbraio sulla prima di copertina suo disegno TRAMONTO. 02) num. 6 del 9 febbraio all'interno "I lavori del Tevere" da fotografie del Conte Primoli (riproduzione di Cascella). 03) num. 12 del 23 marzo, 1a di copertina "Contadina pavese" suo disegno. 04) num. 14 del 6 aprile al'interno di "Pasqua al villaggio"£ suo acquerello. 05) num. 18 del 4 maggio allìinterno "vendita di un cavallo" sua riproduzione. 06) num. 20 del 18 maggio all'interno di "Festa da ballo al museo di Villa Borghese" disegno di Lionne e riproduzioine di Cascella. 07) num. 26 del 29 giugno, 1a di copertina "Ras Aiula" acquerello diLionne e riproduzione a colori di Cascella. 08) num. 28 del 13 luglio, a di copertina, suo disegno "Luisa duchessa di Fife" 09) num. 28 del 13 luglio doppia pagina all'interno di "la famiglia del pescatore" riproduzione di Cascella. 10) num. 30 del 27 luglio, all'interno di "Fiori d'estate" riproduzione di Cascella. La rara annata, rarissima, viene offerta a

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        Bayou Folk

      Houghton Mifflin. First edition.. Cloth a little faded and worn; front inner hinge repaired; very good copy.. BAL 3244; Wright III, 1038. 8vo, original green cloth, gilt lettering. A collection of 23 short stories, almost all of which are set among the Cajuns of Nachitoches Parish, Louisiana. Though celebrated today as the author of The Awakening, Chopin has traditionally been placed in American literature as a classic local color writer, and these stories are some of the finest examples of that style. Bayou Folk is Chopin?s second book, preceded by the rare novel At Fault (St. Louis, 1890) which is only known in a few copies.

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        La CUISINE CLASSIQUE. Etudes practiques, raisonnées et démonstratives de l'école française.

      Ernest Flammarion, Paris 1890 - 2 vols. Folio. I.- LXIVp, 432p. y 33 láminas a plena página. 10 págs que reproducen 20 menús de las casas reales de Europa, de Turquía, etc. II.- 542p. 68 láminas a plena página. Enc. edit. tela roja, lomos deteriorados con mermas. 1890?

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        FOLLETOS LITERARIOS. I-un viaje a Madrid. II- Canovas y su tiempo. III- Apolo en Pafos (interview). IV- Mis plagios (un discurso de Núñez de Arce). V- A 0,50. Poeta. Epístola en versos malos. VI- Rafael Calvo y el teatro españool.

      - VII- Museum (mi revista) (Num 1º. Sumarios: Mi revista. Poética de Campoamor. Emilia Pardo Bazán y sus últimas obras. Libros recibidos. Julio 1890. Madrid, Librería de Fernando Fe, 1886-1890l, 1ª edición, 13x18, 84+106+100+132+66+86+88 pp. Sellos. Encuadernados en un volumen en holandesa piel de época. (36537).

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      - Paris, Maison Quantin, 1890, 26x32. Reliure en demi maroquin à grands coins. Dos à cinq nerfs portant titre et auteur en lettres dorées. Tranche de tête dorée. Magnifique ouvrage, richement illustré de 150 dessins (aquarelles). Quelques traces de frottements sur les coins et les coiffes, sinon très bel exemplaire sans rousseurs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Three Years in Western China: a Narrative of Three Journeys in Ssu-ch'uan, Kuei-chow, and Yun-nan

      George Philip, London 1890 - Blue cloth decorated in copper with silver lettering. Decorated endpapers. 302 pp plus 4 pp ads. eight (8) fukll page illustrations plus folding map. Edgewear ink inscription to half title. Last blank is torn with half page missing. No text lost. Very nice copy of this book. Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      St. Petersburg, 1890. - Cloth, orig. wrappers. Yudin/congress. Not in Kilgour.( Russian ) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The First Crossing of Greenland

      Longmans, Green & Co., London - 1890, 1st English Translation. (Hardcover) Very good. xxii,510;x,509pp. + 24pp. catalog (dated september 1890pp. Two volumes octavo rebacked with original spine and recased using contempory matching green endpapers. 12 plates (including frontispieces in each volume), woodcut illustrations in text and 5 folding coloured maps. Light foxing to first few pages. Boards have minor wear to corners and are a bit bumped. Publishers presentation set with blind stamp on top of title page. AB 11985. Translation of Nansen's 'Paa ski over Gronland' with an added preface, a chapter on 'The Eskimo of Greenland,' index and tables of illustrations. Preface by J. Scott Keltie. Translated by Hubert Majendie Gepp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Southern California and the Santa Fe Route.

      May 1890 - Oblong 8vo., (3 4/8 x 5 4/8 inches). 17 fine pen and ink sketches, and one watercolour drawing of striking views in and around California and the Santa Fe trail through Arizona and New Mexico, each captioned and dated by the artist. Original maroon paper boards heavily embossed in gilt, inscribed by Brownell on the front free endpaper (a bit worn at the extremities). Brownell a landscape and still-life artist born in Providence, Rhode Island "sketched and painted some of the most distinctive scenery of any American artist, he had a natural scientist's curiosity for the minute details of nature, and made voluminous sketches in both pencil and watercolor of specific nature studies as well as more complete landscape compositions. He kept meticulously detailed notes of his surroundings, both as inscriptions on individual sketches as well as in a series of picture diaries [as here]. Brownell's pictures broadly follow the style of the Hudson River School; he painted many oils and watercolours of the same New England views popular with other landscape artists of the time, as well as subjects drawn from the vicinities of his family's properties in Connecticut and Rhode Island. Brownell's most significant contribution to American landscape painting, however is his body of landscapes of the island of Cuba, which he first visited in 1853. Free from financial worries, Brownell traveled extensively throughout his life, and seems never to have stopped sketching. In all his works, there is a strong sense of place, of a particular location sensitively recorded at a specific moment in time. Brownell's sketches are souvenirs of the many places he visited. They were intended as such; each is annotated careful in clear script, with date and location generally recorded along with vantage point, common and botanical names of plants, and other relevant information. Brownell kept these sketches to remind himself of precisely what he saw at various times and places as, in effect, a visual diary that could rekindle his memory. Bound by the artist into books, these sketches were kept in his possession until his death" (Zachary D. Ross "Charles de Wolf Brownell: A Decade of Travel, 1856-66" pages 5-6). The sketches in this album are: San Diego, Cal. From Florence Heights May 4.1890; Meru - Old Spanish Mission - near San Juan, Cal. May 9.1890; Santa Ana May 9. 1890; View North, from near San Borodino May 9. 1890; Mojave Desert May 9. 1890; Mojave May 9.1890; Mojave Indians at the Needles - on the Colorado River May 10.1890; At the Needles - course of the Colorado River May 10.1890; Dum Palms - Arizona. Indian huts May 10.1890; Across the Colorado River: the old bridge - the Needles May 10-1890; New Bridge, over the Colorado River - at the Needles- May 10.1890; Doum Palms - Arizona May 10.1890; Arizona May 10. 1890; Arizona - or New Mexico May 10.1890; Arizona or New Mexico May 11.1890; Arizona or New Mexico May 11.1890; New Mexico May ii.1890; New Mexico Mayy.1890 (watercolour). For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Kate Hunter, M.A. Oxon, in the Rare Book Department [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Two Years Ago &

      London - Macmillan and Co., 1890 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A late nineteenth century edition of two of Charles Kingsley's novels, attractively bound together in leather with gilt lettering, decoration, and spine label. Yeast: Fourth Edition. Bears the insignia of the School of St John the Divine on the front board. Charles Kingsley (18191875) was a novelist, Church of England clergyman, and controversialist. In 1848, despite his interest in the problems of urban workers, Kingsley turned to the plight of agricultural labourers when his novel Yeast appeared serially in Fraser's Magazine. The Crimean War and the outbreak of cholera in 18534 were invoked in his novel Two Years Ago (1857), his most successful and coherent novel of contemporary life. Kingsley's continuing concern with sanitary reform, which had led him to join a deputation to the prime minister on the subject in 1854, was dramatised in the efforts of his doctor hero to combat cholera and unhealthy housing conditions. However, in the novel hedid express satisfaction with improvements in the conditions of agricultural life since Yeast. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. The rearhinge is just starting, but still firm. The front board and pastedown is attached by the cords only, and may become detached in the post. There is some mild wear to the extremities,with some mild bumping with loss to theleather at the top of the spine, andsome mildrubbing to the edges. Internally the pages are clean with mild browning. Overall the condition is good only due to the damaged hinges, with a very good interior..

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        Charles Kingsley's Works: Set of 11 Eversley Edition HB's: Alton Locke Tailor and Poet I. & II., Hypatia I. & II., Poems I. & II., Two Years Ago I. & II., Westward Ho I. & II. and Yeast

      London: Macmillan & Co - Fine set of 11 HB volumes, published between 1890 and 1902. Bound in half tan calf with tan cloth sides, top edges gilt and with 5 raised bands, gilt title and gilt date to spines. Each has cream marble endpapers and no inscriptions with all pages clean and tight. A superb set that would make a welcome addition to any collection or an ideal gift. Each book sized: 12.5 x 18cm. **Heavy set - please contact bookseller direct for revised P&P costs**

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      FONT>7.5 by 10.5, 12 plates, 1890 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Twelve wonderful mounted photographs of the city of Rouen. Including a general view of the Cote Sainte-Catherine, images of landmarks and monuments, churches, palaces and bridges. Rouen, in northern France on the River Seine, is the capital of the Haute-Normandie (Upper Normandy) region and the historic capital city of Normandy. Once one of the largest and most prosperous cities of medieval Europe[citation needed], it was the seat of the Exchequer of Normandy in the Middle Ages. It was one of the capitals of the Anglo-Norman dynasties, which ruled both England and large parts of modern France from the 11th to the 15th centuries. It was here that Joan of Arc was burnt in 1431. Condition: In a decorative half morocco binding. Externally sound, although rubbed with some marks, and slight wear to the head and tail of the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Bright with light scattered spotting. Overall: GOOD.

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        The First Crossing of Greenland

      London: Longmans, Green & Co. 1890, 1st English Translation. (Hardcover) xxii,510;x,509pp. + 24pp. catalog (dated september 1890pp. Very good. Two volumes octavo rebacked with original spine and recased using contempory matching green endpapers. 12 plates (including frontispieces in each volume), woodcut illustrations in text and 5 folding coloured maps. Light foxing to first few pages. Boards have minor wear to corners and are a bit bumped. Publishers presentation set with blind stamp on top of title page. AB 11985. Translation of Nansen's 'Paa ski over Gronland' with an added preface, a chapter on 'The Eskimo of Greenland,' index and tables of illustrations. Preface by J. Scott Keltie. Translated by Hubert Majendie Gepp..

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        Japanese photograph album covered with silk flowers, with 50 albumen colored photographs circa 1890 / Ancien album photo japonais, avec 50 photos couleurs en tirage albuminé, vers 1890

      1890 - Album cartonné d'origine au premier plat à décor de soie, contenant 50 photographies anciennes en tirage albuminé en couleurs, photos au format 210 x 280 mm montés recto-verso sur feuillets à onglets / 50 handcoloured vintage albumen photographs of views and portraits, 210 x 280 mm, circa 1890, mounted recto-verso on album leaves, in its original album (silk on first plate), size : 275 x 375 mm. Among the 50 photographs, we can read the following description (sic) : washer women / silk butterfly / Miko, or perfomers in a temple dancing at Nara / farmers / tea / rice / nurses / resting place / cooling vessel / mukojima tokio / girl's festival (testival) for dolls / mukojima / suwa temple nagasaki / takaboko (pappenberg) nagasaki / stable iyeyasu temple / asakusa tower / temple nagasaki / gate of chionin / general view of Maruyama / bridge at nishi-otani kioto / general view of sosui kioto / park of nara / fischery / bell of asakusa / red lacquer sacred bridge at nikko / yomeimon gate nikko / sanjinko at nikko / torri at nikko / nagasaki harbour / ohato nagasaki / osuwa park nagasaki / view of moji / fudo at negishi yokohama / general view yokohama / club hotel yokohama / festival lanterns yokohama / honmura street yokohama Bel album japonais ancien (vers 1890), typique des albums vendus aux étrangers dans les ports japonais à la fin du XIXe siècle. On notera de belles vues du port de Nagasaki et une belle photo d'un groupe de saltimbanque (album très lég. frotté, une déchirure à une photo sans manque, une petite griffure sur 2 photos, bel état par ailleurs). / Beautiful old Japanese album (circa 1890), typical of albums sold to foreigners in Japanese ports by the end of the nineteenth century. Note the beautiful views of nagasaki harbour, and a beautiful picture of a group of acrobats ("Kyokugeishi / Akurobatto"). Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Imp. |& Lib. de Vazquez Cores |& Dornaleche y Reyes 1890 - - Imp. & Lib. de Vazquez Cores & Dornaleche y Reyes, Montevideo 1890, 14x19,5cm, relié. - Edition originale de la traduction française pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Reliure en demi basane marron à coins, dos éclairci à cinq nerfs orné de fleurons dorés, doubles encadrements de filets dorés sur les plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, un coin inférieur émoussé, reliure de l'époque. Rare envoi autographe signé de l'auteur, en espagnol, à Gabriel Hanotaux. Agréable exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Walter Sherwood's Probation, A Story of Euclid College, as printed in The Argosy [Magazine].

      Frank A. Munsey and Company. New York 1890 - First Edition. Complete run of 14 separate issues, #409 through #422, October 4, 1890 through January 3, 1891. Original printed and illustrated wrappers. Extremely scarce serialized printing and true first appearance of Alger's young adult adventure novel published in The Argosy. Not published book form until 1897 by Henry T. Coates and Co. A Very Good to Near Fine attractive collection, with most issues in clean and crisp condition, some soiling at edges, #417 front wrapper with considerable soiling, #415 lacking wrappers, #411 with top corner of front wrapper with tanning. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Anthropologische Studien aus Insulinde.

      J.Müller, Amsterdam, 1890. - EA. Veröffentlicht durch die Königliche Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Amsterdam, Natuurk. Verh. der Koninkl. Akademie. Deel XXVIII. Mit 4, teils gefalteten, Tafeln sowie sehr zahlreichen Mess-Tabellen. OBr., unaufgeschnitten. 149 S.,Tafelteil, XVIII-Doppelseiten Mess-Tabellen. Gr. 4°. Einband und Rücken mit kleineren Ein- und Ausrissen, Rücken an zwei stellen gebrochen; ansonsten sehr gut erhalten, sauber und vollständig. Ein frühes und äußerst seltenes Werk des späteren Professors, Hofrats und Direktors des Frankfurter Völkerkundmuseums. Etliche weitere ethnologisch-anthropologische Veröffentlichungen von großer Bedeutung sollten folgen, z.B. über die Orang-Kubu auf Sumatra oder über die Papuas sowie großformatige Fototafelbände über ostasiatische und melanesische Völker.

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        The Poetical Works of Wordsworth

      London - Frederick Warne and Co., 1890 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A smartly bound poetical anthology from prolific poet, William Wordsworth. Part of the Lansdowne Poets collection. With memoir and explanatory notes throughout. Illustrated throughout, featuring a frontispiece of Wordsworth, with facsimile of his signature. Condition: Rebound in a tree calf binding with gilt design to the spine. Externally, boards are smart, with light wear to extremities and spine. Front joint is starting. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean throughout. Aside from very light off-setting to title page. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        First Crossing of Greenland. 1st ed, rebound in half leather

      Longmans, Green, & Co., London, 1890, - NANSEN, Fridtjof. The First Crossing of Greenland ; translated from the Norwegian by Hubert Majendi Gepp ; [introduction by J. Scott Keltie] ; with Maps and Numerous Illustrations. In Two Volumes. L.: Longmans, Green and Co., 1890. First Edition. Pp. [4],(i)-xxii,(1)-510,[6], frontis., + 6 p. of plates and 2 folding maps ; [4],(i)-x,(1)-509,3],(1)-24 of ads,[4], frontis., + 4 p. of plates and 2 p. of folding maps. Illustrated with woodcuts to the text. 8vo, rebound in half green leather with marbled boards and gilt lettered maroon leather title block to spine, t.e.silver. Arctic Bibliography no. 11,985 (v.2, p. 1781). Contents: Vol. 1: 1. Introduction, 2. The Equipment, 3. 'Ski' and 'Skilöbning', 4. The Voyage to Iceland, 5. Cruising in the Ice, 6. The Bladder-Nose Seal and Its Capture, 7. Life on the Jason, 8. Attempt to Land -- Drifting in the Ice, 9. Still Drifting, 10. The Ice-Belt of the East Coast of Greenland, and some Account of Previous Attempts to Penetrate It, 11. The East Coast of Greenland, 12. The East Coast -- An Eskimo Encampment, 13. The East Coast -- Another Stage Northwards, 14. The East Coast -- Further Dealings with the Eskimo, 15. Our Last Encampment on the East Coast, 16. Previous Attempts at Exploration of the 'Inland Ice'. Vol. 2: 17. Our Start for the West Coast -- The Ascent of the Ice, 18. The Crossing of the 'Inland Ice' -- We Change Our Course for Godthaab -- Some Features of the Climate and Snow, 19. The Crossing of the 'Inland Ice' -- A Storm in the Interior -- Our Domestic Life, 20. The Crossing of the 'Inland Ice' -- The First Sight of Land and First Drink of Water, 21. The Crossing of the 'Inland Ice' -- The descent to Ameralikfjord, 22. Our Voyage, and Arrival at Godthaab, 23. Waiting in Ameralikfjord, 24. An Eskimo Narrative, 25. Winter-Quarters at Godthaab, 26. The Eskimo of Greenland, 27. A Shooting Trip to Ameralikfjord, 28. First Lessons in the Kayak, 29. Christmas at Godthaab, 30. Sardlok and Kangek -- Notes from My Diary, 31. Further Attempts on the 'Inland Ice' -- The Ship! The Ship! -- The Voyage Home. One map (facing page 1 of volume 1) missing, though there are no tangible sigsn of it having been removed, else vg. In excellent condition internally. For the set. 1,500.00 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bullettino di Paletnologia Italiana fondato da G. Chierici, L. Pigorini e P. Strobel.

      Luigi Battei, 1890 - 1908, Parma, - 18 annate in 14 voll. in-8° (238x167mm) di questo importante periodici ottocentesco di paleoetnologia. La nostra raccolta comprende tutto il pubblicato dall'annata 1890 (Serie II, tomo VI, anno XVI) all'annata 1908 (serie IV, tomo IV, anno XXXIV), con la sola assenza dell'annata del 1907. Le annate sono rilegate all'epoca in m. percallina e angoli con titolo in oro ai dorsi e piatti marmorizzati; ogni annata presenta varie centinaia di pp. Complessive 197 tavv. f.t., incise prevalentemente in fototipia o in litografia, anche su doppia pag. o ripiegate. L'iconografia ha speciale importanza in quanto spesso riproduce per la prima volta reperti archeologici di età preistorica rinvenuti in quegli anni, soprattutto nell'àmbito regionale emiliano-romagnolo. Fioriture consuete, un piccolo strappo di alcuni mm. al centro del foglio del titolo della prima annata. Aloni ad alcune delle tavv. dell'annata 1895. Ottimo stato complessivo. Il periodico, fra i più rigorosi nel panorama internazionale nell'àmbito dell'archeologia preistorica, venne fondato da Gaetano Chierici, Luigi Pigorini e Pellegrino Strobel nel 1875 e venne pubblicato senza interruzioni sino al 1940. Fra i collaboratori del periodico per le presenti annate: P. Castelfranco, A. Issel, P. Orsi, G. A. Colini, G. Ghirardini, R. Paribeni, G. Patroni. Indici dei contributi e delle tavole ad ogni annata.

      [Bookseller: Gilibert Libreria Antiquaria (ILAB-LILA)]
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        Large Photographic View of Bas-reliefs of the Temple in Karnak].

      1890 - Ca. 1890. Unmounted albumen print ca. 26x36 cm (10 ¼ x 14 ¼ in). Signed in negative "A. Beato" on the lower margin. Slightly faded, but overall still very good tonal range. Recently matted, a very good photograph. Rare unmounted albumen print, preserved in very good condition."Established first in Cairo in 1862, at the Rue du Muski, and from 1870 on in Luxor, Antoine Beato was one of Egypt's most prolific photographers. His photographs appear in most of the composite travel albums of the period through the turn of the century and cover all aspects of Egypt: landscapes, architecture, ethnographic images, and genre scenes" (Perez, N. Focus East: Early photography in the Near East, 1839-1885. New York-Jerusalem, 1988, p. 131).

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        Luxor. Vue de temple.

      Luxor, A.Beato, ca.1890, albumen print, 35,8 x 25,4 cm, rubberstamp signed, titled and numbered: 567 in pencil by Antonio Beato. Picture shown is part of the image. KEYWORDS:egypt / luxor

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