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        20,000 (Twenty Thousand) Leagues Under the Sea

      Philadelphia: Porter & Coates Blue cloth w/black deco cover & spine, gilt band on spine, green endpapers, 323 pgs + frontis + Ads. Strong binding. Not Dated. circ 1890, small flower stain pgs 199-205. Covers have edge rub, back cover soil. Title page states: 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas; or, the Marvellous and Exciting Adventures of Piere Arronnax, Conseil His Servant, and Ned Land, a Canadian Harpooner.. Alta Edition . Hard Cover. Very Good/None Issued. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: My Bookstore]
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        Lutetia. Paris.

      1890 - Paris: c.1890. Coloured lithographic map on nine sheets conjoined, total 1350 x 1390mm. Laid on canvas. A full-size facsimile of the first geometric plan (as opposed to a bird's-eye view) of Paris, showing the city as it was in 1647. Orientated with north to the right, it shows the layout of the streets in detail, although the major buildings are still shown n profile. In the top corners are a prospect of the city from Montmatre and a view of the Louvre. In the bottom corners of the plan are two neoclassical pedestals containing elevations of the Royal palaces and other country houses, surmounted by trophies and armorials. At the bottom, outside the oak-leaf border is another strip of elevations. Jacques Gomboust, Louis XIV's 'Ingénieur du Roi', compiled this plan from a number of smaller surveys he undertook, publishing it in 1652 with a dedication to Louis XIV and a text describing the problems he had constructing the map. He wrote that 'without extraordinary help, how do you think that an individual could leave this labyrinth? Consider the quantity of streets, the number of churches, convents, hospitals, schools, hotels, bridges, embankments and other public places that are on this map. And imagine how many observations would be necessary to create the map and projection of each one in its correct measurements of length, width and height since the plan and contour of a citadel causes much trouble. We have even judged it necessary not to represent the bourgeois homes whose size and dimensions we could not have given correctly without an infinite amount of time'. The original engraved version of this plan very rarely comes on the market. PETERS: Mapping Discord, p. 75-7.

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        Black Beauty

      Boston, Massachusetts: The American Humane Education Society, 1890. First Edition. Wraps. Very Good. First American Edition. 245 pp., plus 16 pp. Humane Society literature. Subtitle, "His Grooms and Companions." Front cover has black type and a decorative ruled border. Rear cover has an advertisement for "Humane Publications." Covers and spine are aged, soiled, foxed and edge-worn. Spine hinges are cracked and/or split. Portions of the spine ends are missing. Corners are chipped. Contents are as follows: a one-page introduction to the founding and goals of the Humane Society by its President, Geo. T. Angell, opposite which is a list of various membership levels and dues and instructions for leaving bequests for "those who wish to remember in their wills our 'American Humane Education Society.' " There is a brief, ink, numerical notation at the top of this page. This is followed by the title page to "Black Beauty" with an etching of a saddled horse and the following comments, "Over Ninety Thousand Copies of this Book have been Sold in England" and the " 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' of the Horse." Each chapter of the novel has a decorative motif at the header of the first page, a decorative initial capital letter begins the first paragraph and each chapter ends with a decorative motif as a footer. On the verso of the final page of the novel is an etching of a little girl standing next to a horse entitled, "One of Black Beauty's Friends." The volume concludes with 12 pages of general information about "The American Humane Education Society" and two pages on "Killling Animals Humanely," with specific instructions for horses and dogs. Interior, on heavy stock, has darkened with age and is occasionally foxed. Otherwise, a clean, tight and very rare edition. Cross reference of book #005322.

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        Los grandes arcanos del universo filosofía de la naturaleza

      Sociedad Editorial de San Francisco de Sales, Madrid 1890 - Obra traducida directamente del alemán, por D. Eberardo Vogel y D. J. M. Ortí y Lara. Volumen primero (933pp): Explicación filosófica de la naturaleza. Volumen segundo(602pp): Concepto de la filosofia natural acerca del mundo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Physiology testing apparatus - instrument catalogs

      Various: var. publishers, ca 1890 First Editions. There is some occ. chipping and separation of wrappers; otherwise very good. 8vo.,. All are illustrated. A superb group of late 19th century trade catalogs for German manufacturers of precision instruments for medical laboratories. In the instance of Petzold the firm was also known for its astronomical intruments. They are as follows: 1] W Petzhold - Instrumente und Apparate Physiologische Experimente und Vivsectionen, Leipzig, 1888, 8vo., 20 pp., illustrated.; 2] E Zimmermann - Preis-Verzeichniss uber Apparate zu psychologischen u. physiologischen Experimenten, Leipzig, 1894, 20 pp.; 3] O Moecke {inhaber der firma O Hornn} - Illustrietes Preis-Verzeichniss chirurgischer Instrumente ...., Leipzig, [1888]; 4] W Pfeffer - Ein neuer heizbarer Objecttisch ...., Leipzig, 1890, 18 pp., illustrated - WITH separately printed advertisements for the thermostat and object table (in proof); 5 ] F Majer - Physiologische Apparate, [Leipzig], [1888], illustrated - WITH an albumen print of the Hurthle kymographion and three sheets of autograph notes (identified as 1897) in a clear hand describing same and its use and adjustment manufactured by Eugen Albrecht of Tubingen (Universitats-Mechanikus). A rare group of German instrument makers catalogs.

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        Ostafrikanische Gletscherfahrten. Forschungsreisen im Kilimandscharo-Gebiet. Mit 3 Karten, 20 Tafeln in Heliogravüre und Lichtdruck und 19 Textbildern.

      Duncker & Humblot,, Leipzig, 1890 - Leipzig, Duncker & Humblot, 1890. XIV + 2 + 376 S. OLwd. EA. Kainbacher I, 93. Mit allen drei Karten. - Leichte Gbrsp. - Im dritten Anlauf gelang Meyer (1858-1929) zusammen mit dem Österreicher L. Putscheller 1888 die Erstbesteigung des Kilimandscharos. Deutsch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lot of 10 Original Photograph Train Advertising Cards issued by the Pittsburgh Locomotive Works

      Pittsburgh Locomotive Works ca 1890s, Pittsburgh - ca. 1890s, with one later card dated 1898. Ten collectible cards, 5.25 x 8.5 inches, each featuring an original mounted photograph of a Pittsburgh Locomotive Works train, 3.75 x 7.25 inches. Cards are uniform with rounded gilt edges with "General Description" terms printed on the verso (Fuel, Gauge of Track, Total Weight, etc.), intended to be filled-in by hand, but are mostly blank but for one filled-in by hand and the 1898 card which has the information printed. All cards are in VG+ condition with a slight horizontal curve to the cards. Photographs are mostly near fine, one with a small scuff outside the image area. Includes trains marked URR, Allegheny & South Side RR, LS and I RR, Hoshiu Railway, P & W, Machala, CFST, S & CRR, and FC de SS y ST. Rare lot of collectible train and railroad items, see photos for more detail. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Brehms Tierleben. Allgemeine Kunde des Tierreichs. Mit 1910 Abbildungen im Text, 11 Karten und 180 Tafeln in Farbendruck und Holzschnitt. 10 Bände und Zusatzband (11 Bände). Band 1-3: Die Säugetiere. Band 4-6: Die Vögel. Band 7: Die Kriechtiere und Lurche. Band 8. Die Fische. Band 9: Die Insekten, Tausendfüßer und Spinnen. Band 10: Die niederen Tiere. Zusatzband (von Wilhelm Haake): Die Schöpfung der Tierwelt. 1. Auflage. Mit 1 Karte und 469 Abbildungen im Text und auf 20 Tafeln in Farbendruck und Holzschnitt.

      Leipzig, Wien, Bibliographisches Institut, 1890-1893.. 4°. 26 cm. Ca. 9000 Seiten. Original-Halblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln.. 3., gänzlich neubearbeitete Auflage. Einbände wenig berieben, Zusatzband mit Exlibris, Name auf Titel und Vorsatz. Gute bis sehr gute, repräsentative Exemplare der Ausgabe in braunem Halbleder.

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        Original Watercolor from "David Copperfield"

      Original Watercolor from "David Copperfield"KYD, [illustrator]. [DICKENS, Charles, Author]. Original Watercolor from "David Copperfield." Titled "Uriah Heep." [London: 1890].Measures 14 x 10 1/2 inches. Matted, framed and glazed. Picture depicts Uriah Heep looking like he is up to something with his hands crossed and a sly look on his face. He is standing next to a desk and chair with what looks like a newspaper in the background. A very charming piece.Uriah Heep is a fictional character created by Charles Dickens in David Copperfield. The character is notable for his cloying humility, obsequiousness, and insincerity, making frequent references to his own "'humbleness". His name has become synonymous with being a yes man. He is the central antagonist in the later part of the book.HBS 66577.$1,750

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        ANALES DEL REINO DE NAVARRA compuestos por el P. --- de la compañia de Jesus. (12 VOLUMENES)

      - Eusebio Lopez. Tolosa. 1890 12 vols. (24 cm) Bonita enc. tela epoca editorial en tonos rojos con dorados. Lomo en piel. Cortes dorados. Sellos ant. prop. Contiene el "Sitio de Fuenterrabia", de 1892. T1 (Ref.35055) navarra historia anales moret reino [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The new census of the United States—the electrical enumerating mechanism

      1890. <p>[Hollerith Machine.] The new census of the United States&#151;the electrical enumerating mechanism. Wood-engraved illustration. In Scientific American 63, no. 9 (August 30, 1890): 122 [front wrapper]. Whole number. [122]-142pp. 395 x 277 mm. Original self-wrappers. Stab-holes in gutter margin (not affecting image), small marginal tear in one leaf mended with tape, but very good. </p><p>First Edition of this large and remarkable early illustration of the Hollerith punched-card tabulator, which adorns the front wrapper of the August 30, 1890 issue of the Scientific American (the accompanying article, titled &#147;The census of the United States,&#148; is on p. 132). The image shows male and female workers using card-punch machines, tabulators and counting machines, while a group of clerks manually sorts and ties the printed data sheets. </p><p>The punched-card tabulator and its accessories, which reigned as the primary large-scale data-processing system until the advent of the electronic digital computer, was invented in the 1880s by Herman Hollerith, a onetime clerk at the United States Census Bureau. Acting on a suggestion by John Shaw Billings, the Bureau&#146;s head of vital statistics, Hollerith perfected a system that used punched cards for recording statistical data; the cards were read by electrical sensors and the results tabulated by machine. In 1890 the Census Bureau contracted with Hollerith to use his tabulator in the 1890 census, an event that has been described as &#147;a milestone in the history of modern data processing&#148; (Cortada, Before the Computer: IBM, NCR, Burroughs, and Remington Rand and the Industry they Created, 1865&#150;1956, p. 48). Hollerith&#146;s machines, which could tabulate data for as many as fifteen thousand people a day, cut the time needed to complete the census by nearly eighty percent over manual methods; they also enabled the Census Bureau to process a larger variety of data than ever before. The age of mechanized data handling had begun. </p><p>In December 1896 Hollerith incorporated his business under the name of the Tabulating Machine Company, manufacturing and leasing his tabulators to government agencies and, increasingly, to commercial users such as banks, insurance companies and department stores. Hollerith sold his company in 1911 to industrialist Charles R. Flint, who merged it with several other manufacturing companies to form C-T-R (the initials stood for Computing, Tabulating and Recording). In 1915 Thomas J. Watson became president of C-T-R; nine years later Watson changed the name of the company to International Business Machines (IBM). </p>

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        [Silk Pin]: Coleman Hose Company No. 1, Union City Pa

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

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        DE GESCHIEDENIS VAN ANTWERPEN 8 delen, 1e druk

      Antwerpen. Gebonden in originele banden destijds, 8 delen incl aanhangsel.De rijke geschiedenis van Antwerpen tot 1890. beschreven in acht delen met vele illustraties en uitslaanbare platen. o.a. van LINNIG, met register enige editie van 1890, in goede staat, hier en daar roestplekken zoals gewonelijk. fraaie set.

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        In Darkest Africa, or the Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria

      New York: Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons. Very Good. 1890. Limited signed. Hardcover. Limited to 250 numbered and signed copies of which this is numner 76. Half grained brown morocco over vellum boards. Three folding color maps (two of which are linen backed). Six original pencil-signed etchings. One hundred india paper wood-engravings. ; quarto; Additional images and further information provided upon request. ; Signed by Author .

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        PLUTARCH'S LIVES IN FIVE VOLUMES. The Translation Called Dryden's Corrected from the Greek and Revised By A.H. Clough. & PLUTARCH'S WRITINGS: MISCELLANIES in 5 Volumes.

      Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., London - Altogether 10 Volumes to make a complete set. No date, but c 1890 or earlier. Brown binding, gold titles on burgundy label. Top edge gilt, other sides rough cut as printed. All volumes binding firm, lower edge slight shelf wear. Illustrated. Additional postage will apply. 9 1/2 X 6" [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Islands of the Aegean

      Clarendon Press Oxford 1890 - First edition. 8vo (17,5 x 13 cm).xii, 362pp, including half-title, folding map, bound in contemporary full calf, spine with raised bands lettered in gilt, decorated with gilt emblem on the front board and vignettes on the spine, marbled endpapers and edges; weak joints; an attractive copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Picture of Dorian Gray

      London: Ward Lock and co., 1890., 1890. First apperance in Lippincott&#39;s Monthly Magazine for July 1890, custom-bound shortly thereafter in full limp calf with blind rules and corner devices, "Dorian Gray" stamped in gilt on front, all edges stained red. Conforms to U.K. Ward Lock edition, although lacking general title page, advertising matter and so on. Additionally, pasted on the front free endpaper there is a cutting from The Standard, dated August 23, 1913, in which Wilde&#39;s bibliographer Stuart Mason discusses the early publications of the novel. Covers faded and rubbed at the edges. Near very good. Internally near fine, with gutter crack to p.95 and some pencil annotation.

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        Paris Qui Crie. Petit Métiers

      Paris: Georges Chamerot Pour Les Amis Du Livre, 1890. Pretty contemporary binding by G. Champs of brown levant, gilt. Gilt filet border on covers with gilt rose in corners; spine gilt-lettered with climbing vine and urn design. Original black and gilt wrappers and spine bound in with colored scenes on each cover. Minor marginal spotting. One of 120 copies. Preface by Henri Beraldi, scholar and the most distinguished book collector of his time, who initiated a series of illustrated books celebrating life and locales in Paris, published in very limited editions. Thirty colored plates and one vignettte by Pierre Vidal depicting peddlers and merchants, each with facing text by various authors. In addition to the flower girl, street singer and food and drink vendors, there is a chair renter for outdoor evnts, a man who picks up cigar butts and a ticket scalper. Vicaire I, 46. Brown Levant, Gilt. Fine. Illus. by Pierre Vidal. Large 8vo.

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        Sainfoin. By Springfield - Sanda. The Property of Sir James P. Miller, Baronet. From the Original Picture by A.C. Havell. Winner of the Derby Stakes at Epsom, 1890

      Messrs. Fores, London 1890 - Photogravure, coloured by hand. A fine copy of this excellent image of the 1890 Derby winner, trained by J. Watts and ridden by J. Porter. Alfred Charles Havell was a member of the Havell family which included John James Audubon's engraver and printer: Robert Havell, Jr. Alfred Charles Havell first exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1878 and soon afterwards took up commissions with Messrs. Fores to record important racehorses of the day for subsequent publication. This connection continued through until his death in 1928. 'All his pictures provide a valuable record and link in racehorse portraiture between. Harry Hall. and the work of James Lynwood Palmer, Alfred Grenfall Haig, F. Mabel Hollams and Nina Colmore, all of whose main output came at the beginning of this century' (Charles Lane British Racing Prints pp.115-116). Charles Lane British Racing Prints p.116.

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      . Radierung in Schwarzbraun, signiert sowie mit dem Namenszug und Titel in der Platte, auf kräftigem chamoisfarbenem Bütten. 28:23 cm.- Nach dem gleichnamigen 1890 entstandenen Gemälde. Literatur: Bierbaum 1908, Abb. 31; Ausst.-Kat. Villa Stuck, München 1968, Abb. 32..

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        The Sign Of Four. Serial Issue

      London: Ward, Lock and Co. [Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott.] 1890, 1890. First Appearance. Volume XLV of Lippincott&#39;s Magazine spanning January to June 1890. Publisher&#39;s yellow cloth overprinted in black, with a red pebble grain coth spine, titled in gilt and black to spine. The yellow is soiled, but solid and bright, and the cloth spine is bumped and scuffed (with a small repair to the head) but is still tight and sound. Internally clean and fresh. A very good copy. One of the more mental (by which I mean typically, madly Victorian) Sherlock Holmes novels with stolen jewels looted during the Indian Mutiny, betrayal (so much nodding to Wilkie Coins it&#39;s a wonder someone&#39;s head doesn&#39;t fall off), a sinister blowpipe wielding Andaman Islander, Dr. Watson&#39;s love interest, a fair amount of cocaine and in fact many of the Sherlockian conventions that we hold so dear appeared first in this novel. The second of four full-length Sherlock Holmes novels, originally appearing in Lippincott&#39;s Monthly Magazine (Feb.1890). Doyle was reputedly commissioned to write the story following a dinner with the editor at London&#39;s Langham Hotel. The function was also attended by Oscar Wilde, who would contribute his only novel &#39;The Picture of Dorian Gray&#39; to the July 1890 issue. Doyle later discussed this &#39;golden evening&#39; in his autobiography &#39;Memories and Adventures&#39; (1924). Green & Gibson; A Bibliography of A.Conan Doyle. De Waal; The World Bibliography of Sherlock Holmes & Dr. Watson. See also Haining; The Classic Era of Crime Fiction (2002), Cooper & Pike; Detective Fiction (1994), DeWaal; The International Sherlock Holmes (1980), Steinbrunner & Penzler; Ency.of Mystery & Detection (1976). Eric Quayle; The Collectors Book of Detective Fiction (1972). Howard Haycraft; Murder for Pleasure (1972), Graham Greene & Dorothy Glover; Victorian Detective Fiction (1966), Elley Queen; Queen&#39;s Quorum (1951).

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        Maritime Telegraph Systems.

      Buoys, Beacons, Tidal Signals etc. compiled by Victor Carlson, Captain in the Merchant Navy. Stockholm, P. A Norstet & Söner, 1890. Folio. Lith. title,+ (4),+ 3-10,+ (12) pp.+ 44 colour lith. plates, of which one is double page. Publ. red cloth spine with lith. paper boards. Small stains on front board, otherwise fine. The fine coloured plates are made at Generalstabens litografiska anstalt. The double page plate (nr. 44) is a chart depicting the West Coast of Sweden and the entrance to Gothenburg with the swedish system of buoyage and its applications

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        A Series of Picturesque Views of Seats of the Noblemen and Gentlemen

      London: William Mackenzie, n.d.,circa, 1890. Six volumes, quarto, chromolithographic illustrations throughout; occasional light spotting but a fine set in original morocco gilt. A handsome set of fully illustrated descriptions of Britain&#39;s stately homes.

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      Kbh., P. G. Philipsens Forlag. 1890. 8vo. Nyere skinnryggbind med opphøyde ryggbånd , enkel ryggforgylling og tittelfelt i grønt skinn, marmorerte dekler. (6), 331, (1) s.. Materien noe gulnet

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      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura 1 Edicion. Barcelona. 1890. Holandesa. Primera edicion en Espana. 106Pag+1h. 30x22. Traducido al espanol por D.Ramon Ceballos. Profusamente ilustrado con bellas laminas. Bellissima Obra y dificil en comercio. Ref 100 Biblioteca D.

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        How the Other Half Lives, Studies Among the Tenements of New York

      New York: Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons, 1890. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. vx, 304 pp. Original cloth-backed pictorial boards, somewhat rubbed and scuffed, some small tears in the cloth at the spine ends. Binding sound, contents clean and complete with all illustrations. Small ownership stamp on front pastedown; otherwise unmarked. This groundbreaking work of early photojournalism documented the squalid living conditions and dangerous and exploitative working conditions of New York City slums in the 1880s. Riis&#39;s vivid descriptions, combined with sketches, photographs, and statistics, succeeded in arousing public outrage and sparking a decade of social reform.

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        Uncle Sam's Baseball Game.

      Cleveland : J. C. Bell Co. 1890 - Game board. 21 cm x 10.75cm, folded; 21 cm x 21.5 cm, unfolded. Bound in contemporary black cloth. Paper label with pictorial Uncle Sam and lettering in blue. Minimal wear to extremities. Board opens up to show a pictorial baseball field, players, dugout, stands and fans. Rule for adults and for boys along the third base side of board. Die absent, but board shows depiction of what the die would have been. Two small tears along game board fold, but have been repaired. An extremely rare piece of Americana and sports memorabilia. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Alphabet of Animals

      London: Frederick Warne and Co., circa, 1890. Quarto, chromolithographs; very good in original pictorial wrappers. K is a Kangaroo. Charming animal-themed alphabet book for children: K is a kangaroo hopping along; L stands for Lions, loud-roaring and strong. M is for Monkey, most mischievous he, N is a Nylghau from India, you see.

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        LA VRAIE JEANNE D'ARC ( Oeuvre complète ) ----------------- 5 volumes / 5 : T1 , La Pucelle --- T2 , La Paysanne --- T3 , La Libératrice --- T4 , La Vierge guerrière --- T5 , la martyre

      Gaume et Cie - Paris, 1890-94-97-98-1902. 5 Volumes/5. Brochés. Format in-8°( 28 x 17,8 cm )( 8390 gr l'ensemble ). -------- Tome 1 , LA PUCELLE DEVANT L'ÉGLISE DE SON TEMPS . Documents nouveaux : 753 pages ------------------ ------ --- Tome 2 , LA PAYSANNE ET L'INSPIRÉE. D'après ses aveux - Les Témoins oculaires la libre pensée : XV-567 pp - --- Tome 3 : LA LIBÉRATRICE. D'après les Chroniques et les Documents Français et Anglo-Bourguignons - Et la Chronique inédite de Morosini : XVI-696 pp + 2 Cartes dépliantes in-fine ( Plan de la Ville d'Orléans et Carte de la France au Temps de Jeanne d'Arc ) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- --- Tome 4 , LA VIERGE-GUÉRRIÈRE . D'après ses aveux : XXIII-577 pp + 1 grande carte dépliante des Voyages de JDA -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- --- --- Tome 5 , La MARTYRE : XV-636 pages : *************** Dos cassés , à relier de préférence . [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Japan In Hand Tinted Albumen Photographs

      1890. [c1890] Oblong 24mo. Accordion style folding albumen photo album. Red silk over boards. 50 original hand tinted albumen photographs. 25 images representing women in the home and 25 images showing various views in Japan, some of which are labeled by name, imaged affixed back to back. First photograph of a woman foxed, rest of images are generally clean and in very good condition. Clean and bright throughout. A wonderful copy of a late 19th century tourist trade Japanese album.. Hardcover. Very Good. Book.

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        JUGENDBIBLIOTHEK. Band 1 - 50 in 10 Büchern der Franz Hoffmann's Jugendbibliothek.

      Stuttgart., Schmidt & Spring., 1890.. ca. 4000 Seiten, 10 Bände. Je Band 10 Stahlstiche. Halbln., Rückenschilder lädiert, teiw. abgetrennt, Kanten bestossen, Einbände berieben, Seiten altersbed. angebräunt, alle Bände vollständig, innen guter Zustand. Mischauflage..

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        Black Forest Photo Album with An Unusual Relief Depicting Putti, One Blowing Bubbles, the Other, Playing Cymbals

      Berner Oberland, Switzerland - N.d., circa 1890. The front board is quite elaborate, with a beveled perimeter of a richly painted wood grain. Within is an oblong piece of walnut in the quintessential Black Forest, or in actuality, Swiss Brienzerware, style. By this is meant the delicate foliate relief vignettes which rest on lightly pitted wood. But this frames a light walnut oblong oval with the putti relief that bespeaks more eighteenth century rococo than standard Brienzerware, except that the stones and vegetation at the base are consistent with Brienzerware. The rear board of the album has a pyrographic bouquet such as was practiced by the Swiss carvers later in the nineteenth century. The album, now empty of photos, has 25 thick card leaves, and it is kept closed with a brass clasp. The spine is of brown morocco.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Die Radierungen und Steindrucke von Käthe Kollwitz innerhalb der Jahre 1890 bis 1912. Ein beschreibendes Verzeichnis von Johannes Sievers. Mit einer Originalradierung und den Abbildungen sämtlicher Arbeiten. Dresden, Herrmann Holst (Kunsthandlung Emil Richter) 1913. 4to. XII,145 S. Mit 121 Abb. Orig.-Brs.

      . . Mit einer signierten Orig.-Radierung (Selbstbildnis, entgültige Fassung) in Rotbraun auf Kupferdruckpapier. Sehr schöner kontrastreicher Druck. Der empfindliche Band tadellos und fleckenfrei erhalten. In diesem Zustand sehr selten. - Knesebeck 126/VII/b/2.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schmidt & Günther Einzelunte]
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        How the Other Half Lives, Studies Among the Tenements of New York

      New York: Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons, 1890. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. vx, 304 pp. Original cloth-backed pictorial boards, somewhat rubbed and scuffed, some small tears in the cloth at the spine ends. Binding sound, contents clean and complete with all illustrations. Small ownership stamp on front pastedown; otherwise unmarked. This groundbreaking work of early photojournalism documented the squalid living conditions and dangerous and exploitative working conditions of New York City slums in the 1880s. Riis&#39;s vivid descriptions, combined with sketches, photographs, and statistics, succeeded in arousing public outrage and sparking a decade of social reform.

      [Bookseller: Walkabout Books, ABAA]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("B. v. Suttner").

      Harmannsdorf bei Eggenburg, 7. XI. 1890.. 2½ SS. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo.. An Mauritz Boheman (1858-1908), den schwedischen Ãœbersetzer Ihres Erfolgsromans "Die Waffen nieder", mit der Bitte, sich beim Schwedischen Verleger für die Zahlung eines Autorenhonorars von 200 Mark einzusetzen: "[...] Daß zwischen Skandinavien und Deutschland (leider!) keine Convention besteht, weiß ich ganz gut, und eben deshalb ist meine Forderung so gering gestellt. Daß aber Broström mir gegenüber rechtlich verpflichtet ist, wird wohl niemand bestreiten können. Seine Anfrage um meine Bedingungen und besonders der Umstand, daß durch seine Herausgabe ich um das Honorar gebracht worden bin, das mir Blädel [?] (der sich nur in Folge der angezeigten Konkurrenzausgabe zurückzog) gern gezahlt hätte, alles dies konstituiert eine Verbindlichkeit, die außerhalb der Litteratur- aber jedenfalls innerhalb der Redlichkeits-Gesetze liegt. Würde ich mir eine solche Rechtsverletzung gefallen lassen, so wäre dies auch ein Unrecht; ich bin daher entschlossen, in der Sache nicht nachzugeben und - da Broström meine höflichen Briefe unbeantwortet ließ - den Fall der Oeffentlichkeit zu übergeben [...]". - Ein Blatt mit Spuren eines alten Tesafilmstreifens am oberen Rand.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Kabinettphotographie mit eigenh. Namenszug auf der Bildseite.

      O. O., 1890.. 136:97 mm auf etwas größerem Untersatzkarton.. Schönes Brustbild im 3/4-Profil.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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      London, Ernest Nister, printed in Bavaria, circa 1890.Early edition circa 1890, 95 x 81 mm, 3¾ x 3¼ inches, green or navy blue cloth backed glazed cream boards, each with extra very pretty different chromolithograph illustration, cream and pale blue floral endpapers. Titles: Like Grandpa; A Little Pickle; Cats' Cradle; A Snow Fight; Miss Busy Bee; Three Friends. Each has 4 chromo plates or 2 plus 1 double page. Near Fine in original expertly repaired box with title and extra chromolithograph illustration to lid showing small boy sticking scraps in an album watched by kitten, small chip to edge of plate mounted on lid. A wonderful Fine set, hard to find complete and with box. Later less well printed editions of these popular little books carry the imprint Nister and Co. And later still about 1920, Nister and Co. Ltd. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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      London: Richard Bentley, 1890. Three volumes, octavo, with half-titles; contemporary half chestnut calf, marbled endpapers. First edition and, like all Merriman titles, scarce: the adventures of the rakish Theo Trist, war-correspondent to the Russo-Turkish war.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        The Principles of Psychology, Two Volume Set 1890

      New York: Henry Holt and Co., 1890, 1914. Hardcover. Good. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1914. 689 pp, 704 pp. Complete in two volumes, green cloth with gilt lettering. First edition, later printing. (Undated title pages, ads on verso of title page up to 1914&#39;s Habit.) Good+ condition overall. Bookplates at front with former owner&#39;s impression on ffep. Wear at head and tail. Volume one in Good condition: a bit of underlining on pages 4 and 5, otherwise clean pages; light stain on front cover; former owner repaired split hinge at front, fep sticks to paste down a bit. Volume two is Very Good or better, has a small chip in the side of the title page. A nice set of philosopher William James&#39; extremely influential text.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Hedda Gabler. Skuespil i fire Akter.

      - Gyldendalske Boghandel, København 1890. 1. udgave. 236 sider. Indbundet ubeskÃ¥ret og med det orig. for- og bagomslag i et meget smukt halvbind af brunt gedeskind. Bindet sign. Erik Larsen. Det orig. foromslag er ganske nænsomt restaureret. Et flot eksemplar. * Printing and the Mind of Mand 375. The Norwegian contribution to Printing and the Mind of Man in original pictorial cloth binding. Under the headline »A Theatrical Revolution« Ibsen is emphazised for his influence as a social reformer and as a founder of an entirely new school of dramatic art«. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Vangsgaards Antikvariat]
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        Katalog der Bibliothek des Reichstages. 10 (von 11) Bänden

      Berlin, 1890 - 1907.. Gr.-8°. OLwd. Bde. 1 - 5 des Hauptwerkes, Bd. 2 - 5 des Zugangsverzeichnis, Registerband zum Zugangsverzeichnis (fehlt Bd. I des Zugangsverzeichnis). Guterhaltene Reihe zu der umfangreichen staatswissenschaftlichen Sammlung des Reichstags.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        Novels of George Eliot

      Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, circa, 1890. Eight volumes, octavo, 33 illustrations including 2 vignette titles, all edges marbled, some minor foxing, very good; polished calf, spines with raised bands, double green red morocco labels, gilt, with marbled end papers some minor foxing. A handsome nineteenth century set of Eliot&#39;s novels in Mudie bindings. One of the greatest novelists of her time, her stories, largely set in provincial England, are well known and loved for their realism. The set includes illustrations by different artists including W. Small, W.J. Allen and John Jelllicoe.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        Petland Picture Album

      T Nelson, UK 1890 - 1st Edition Circa 1890 Very un-common and rare. 40 coloured pictures mounted on Vanilla. Wonderful artwork. Book is very good++ and very bright in the original cloth. Contents very good indedwith occasional marks. PLEASE DOUBLE CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO ENLARGE. Digital images available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd PBFA]
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        L'inutile beauté.

      Victor-Havard 1890 - - Victor-Havard, Paris 1890, 12,5x19,5cm, relié. - Edition originale, un des 50 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, seuls grands papiers. Reliure à la bradel en demi maroquin noir à coins, dos lisse, date dorée en queue, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures et dos conservés, reliure signée de Alfred Farez, actif entre 1909 et 1930. Très bel exemplaire à toutes marges parfaitement établi. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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