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        History of English and French celebrated stallions and French mares which appeared on the turf from 1764 to 1867.

      London Nimmo 1890 - First edition, limited to 520 copies. Landscape folio (37 x 25 cm.), 2 title pages (English and French) both printed in red and black with coloured pictorial vignette, 134 hand-coloured vignettes, 60 full-page chromolithograph plates with hand-coloured backgrounds, original red morocco-backed green cloth gilt with gilt pictorial decoration, bevelled edges, top edge gilt, light toning to edges, an excellent example. With a Preface by that champion of sports, The Duke of Beaufort; this edition followed on the success of the French one the previous year. The author's real name was Georges Aimé Teyssier des Farges. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1890 - 1890 Original Paperback Wisden with Facs Spine & 2 ads

      1890. Hi, This lot is an Original 1890 Wisden Paperback with facsimile spine and 2 Adverts, the covers are Original. This is in Very Good condition, the covers have quite a few light marks and there are 2 facsimile adverts within that are very nicely made and internally it is a very good book, very clean pages but there is some foxing to the photoplate and lightly to the tissue paper, but it is a nice plate still. Very clean inside with minimal spotting, just a bit to the page block. Second Issue. New spine professionally added which makes the book readable and stops it falling apart.

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        Tailleur De Pierre'.

      - Farblithographie v. Dufrénoy in Paris n. Perat aus Arts & Metiers b. Hachette in Paris, um 1890, 29,5 x 38 Steinmetze und Steinschneider bei der Arbeit. - Sehr selten!

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        Ballads (With tipped-in check signed by RLS)

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1890. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 137 p. Signed by Author(s). First English trade (not the large-paper) edition (the U.S. edition preceded by 5 days) with a check signed by Stevenson tipped-in. Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (1850-1894) was that rarity, a literary celebrity during his lifetime. He is perhaps best remembered today for his novels, including "Treasure Island", "Kidnapped", and the "Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde". He also wrote several volumes of poetry; this volume includes the poems "The Song of Rahero", "The Feast of Famine", "Ticonderoga", "Heather Ale", and "Christmas at Sea". ***DESCRIPTION: Bound in dark navy blue cloth, gilt lettering on the spine, top edge gilt, fore- and bottom edges uncut, 12 mo size (approximately 7.25" tall), pagination: (i-viii), (1)-137, blank (138), device (139). The check is signed by "R.L. Stevenson" and is tipped into the front free endpaper on its left edge only; it is dated February 1892, is drawn upon Stevenson's account (has been in his adopted home of Vailima in the Samoan Islands, and orders $41.00 currency to be delivered from Mr. H. J. Moons, Esq. to Mr. Parker. ***CONDITION: Near fine overall, with a strong, square text block, solid hinges, straight corners with a minimum of rubbing, the interior is clean and bright, and it is entirely free of prior owner markings; there is some minor wear to the head and tail of the spine, very slight toning to the endpapers, some vintage pencil markings (likely by a prior bookseller) on the rear pastedown, and very light rubbing to the joints. The check is in good plus condition; Stevenson's signature is clear and strong, there is some overall wear and a small hole in the middle of the check; it appears as though someone struck through the printed word "bearer" (?) and wrote "Parker" in ink; note that the check was endorsed on the verso by "D.S. Parker". ***CITATION: Beinecke 532, Prideaux 32. ***POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply as the standard does not always cover costs; please contact us for details. ***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB, and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.

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        Conversion document from Rabbi Moses Gaser]

      34, Warwick Road, Maida Hill, London, England 1890 -

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        The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex . Second Edition, Revised and Augmented.

      1890 - London: William Clowes and Sons, Limited for John Murray, 1890. 8vo. Original green cloth, boards with blind-ruled borders and panelled in blind, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, pp. xvi, 693, [1 (blank)]; wood-engraved illustrations in the text; a little browning to endpapers, slight rubbing to binding with two small faint spots to upper board, very good. Second edition, twenty-ninth thousand. In this work, which complements On the Origin of Species, Darwin expounded fully his theory of sexual selection and discussed at length the link he recognised between human and ape lineage: 'In the Origin Darwin had avoided discussing the place occupied by Homo sapiens in the scheme of natural selection, stating only that "light will be thrown on the origin of man and his history." Twelve years later he made good his promise with The descent of man, in which he compared man's physical and psychological characteristics to similar traits in apes and other animals, showing how even man's mind and moral sense could have developed through evolutionary processes. In discussing man's ancestry Darwin did not claim that man was directly descended from apes as we know them today, but stated simply that the extinct ancestors of Homo sapiens would have to be classified among the primates; however, this statement, as misinterpreted by the popular press, caused a furor second only to that raised by the Origin' (Norman, p. 218). This book further enhanced Darwin's fame, if not his popularity, and is one of the most significant works in the evolutionary canon. The second edition, which first appeared in 1874, was 'extensively revised and contains a note of the brains of man and apes by T.H. Huxley at pp. 199-206 [.] the twelfth thousand of 1877 has added at the end, pp. 620-624, a supplemental note which is reprinted from Nature of November 2 1876, p. 18. This is the final definitive text, and subsequent one volume issues until the turn of the century [including this] are from stereos of it' (Freeman p. 130). BM(NH) I, p. 423; Freeman 970. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Flirt

      - Boussod, Valadon & Cie, Paris 1890, 24,5x33cm, en feuilles sous chemise étui. - Prima edizione, una delle 20 copie numerate su Whatman contengono unicamente illustrazioni a colori, il disegno di larghezza la carta più piccolo. Libro Illustrato 19 grandi composizioni originali inserzione dei 18 nonché fasce miniature originali e cul-de-lampada Madeleine Lemaire. La nostra copia è completata, sulla pagina di occhietto, l'acquerello originale di Madeleine Lemaire ha firmato. Il caso e la camicia hanno strappi, macchie e piccoli strappi, un pizzo è mancante. Piacevole stato interno. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 20 exemplaires numérotés sur Whatman, les seuls à contenir les illustrations en couleurs, tirage en grand papier le plus restreint. Ouvrage illustré de 19 grands compositions originales hors-texte ainsi que de 18 vignettes originales en bandeaux et culs-de-lampe de Madeleine Lemaire. Notre exemplaire est bien complet, sur la page de faux-titre, de l'aquarelle originale de Madeleine Lemaire qu'elle a signée. L'étui et la chemise comportent des accrocs, des petites taches et des déchirures, un lacet est manquant. Agréable état intérieur.  

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        Kacho gafu [vol. 1 and 2]. English title: ‘Album of Birds and Flowers’

      Tokio, Okura Magobei 1890 - Published Meiji 23-24 (1890-91). 86 colour woodcuts of animals and flowers and 14 pages of Japanese text, taken from the original book block bound editions, published in 1890, signed by Seitei. 50 loose passe-partouts (card enclosures front and rear), each with two opposite pages side by side under passe-partout, as well as the original covers; in custom made wooden box with clasps. With 4 minor holes from binding twine in every p. (along the left or right margin), first p. with some loss, else very well preserved copy of this beautiful publication. Image size 20.5 x 15 cm., passe-partout size 32 x 49.5 cm. There was a third volume of images published. Professor Matthi Forrer, curator of Japanese Art of the Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, Leiden, in a letter, called this ‘one of the finest examples of woodcut colour in the 19th century’ There is a copy of this letter and copies of the text pages in Japanese with some translations in Dutch. Watanabe Shotei aka Watanabe Seitei (1851 in Edo – 1918) was a Nihonga painter and one of the first to visit Europe, attending the 1878 International Exhibition in Paris and being awarded a medal. Shotei blended Western realism with the delicate colours and washes of the Kikuchi Yosai school, introducing a new approach to kachoga or kacho (bird-and-flower painting). (14), (86) pp. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Manuscrit autographe complet signé de Paul Verlaine d'une des "Chroniques de l'hôpital" : le lieu de misère partagée du poète et de l'ouvrier

      - Paris s.d. [1890], 21,3x14cm, 3 pages in-8 au verso de 4 feuillets de l'Assistance publique de Paris. - manoscritto completo delle Cronache dei dell'Ospedale, i fogli avanti della Pubblica Assistenza di Parigi. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Manuscrit autographe complet signé de Paul Verlaine d'une des Chroniques de l'hôpital, 90 lignes serrées à l'encre noire, au verso de feuillets de l'Assistance publique de Paris. Chronique de l'une des hospitalisations de Paul Verlaine, se produisant entre septembre 1889 et février 1890. La mention « III » a été rayée au crayon bleu de typographe. Dans leur recueil définitif, le texte se trouve en effet en seconde position. Dans la version publiée par Le Chat noir, le 5 juillet 1890, on ne constate pas de variante avec notre manuscrit. Il s'agit donc du dernier état du texte remis à l'imprimeur. Jacques Borel situe la rédaction de cette chronique lors d'un passage à l'hôpital Cochin en juin 1890. Verlaine a passé de longs jours hospitalisés au cours de sa vie et plus particulièrement à cette époque. Durant ces séjours, il compose les Chroniques de l'Hôpital, des poèmes en prose en huit parties. Il y mêle l'anecdote, les observations de la vie des malades ainsi qu'une fine analyse poétique du milieu hospitalier. Verlaine débute par un constat troublant et désabusé : « Décidément, tout de même, il noircit l'Hôpital, en dépit du beau mois de juin [...] Oui, l'Hôpital se fait noir malgré philosophie, insouciance et fierté. » Malgré le beau temps, la rigidité du système, la misère et la maladie assombrissent la vision du poète : « réprimons toutes objections sous peine d'expulsions toujours dures, même en ce mois des fleurs et du foin, des jours réchauffants et des nuits clémentes, pour peu que l'on loge le diable dans sa bourse et la dette et la faim à la maison. » La sortie, par expulsion ou pour guérison et la vie à l'extérieur n'offrent pas plus de réconfort que le séjour : « Évidemment nous sortirons tôt ou tard, plus ou moins guéris, plus ou moins joyeux, plus ou moins sûrs de l'avenir, à moins que plus ou moins vivants. Alors nous penserons avec mélancolie [...] à nos souffrances morales et autres, aux médecins inhumains ou bons ». Un sentiment déjà éprouvé lors de ce qu'il appelle « mes ?entractes?», temps où il n'est pas hospitalisé. Car à la sortie de l'hôpital, c'est une vie de misère qui l'attend, malgré sa reconnaissance déjà acquise. Sa misère, Verlaine la met en parallèle de celle de la classe ouvrière qui partage ses séjours dans des hôpitaux. Le poète appelle à la résignation ses : « frères, artisans de l'une et de l'autre sorte, ouvriers sans ouvrage et poètes... avec éditeurs, résignons-nous, buvons notre peu sucrée tisane ou ce coco, avalons bravement qui son médicament, qui son lavement, qui sa chique! Suivons bien les prescriptions, obéissons aux injonctions, que douces nous semblent les injections et suaves les déjections, et réprimons toutes objections [...] ». Avec eux, le poète souhaite profiter de la beauté du mois de juin en reprenant deux vers de la Chanson sentimentale de Xavier Privas : « ?Nous nous plairions au grand soleil. Et sous les rameaux verts des chênes?, nous, les poètes, aussi bien qu'eux, les ouvriers, nos compagnons de misère [...]». Égaux devant le malheur, qu'ils soient actifs ou oisifs, pourraient-ils ressentir de la nostalgie une fois dehors: « Et peut-être un jour regretterons-nous ce bon temps où vous travailleurs, vous vous reposiez, où nous, les poètes, nous travaillions, où toi l'artiste, tu gagnais ton banyuls et tes tods [...] » ? Malgré cette rêverie, Verlaine est : « las de tant de pauvreté (provisoirement, croyez-le, car si habitué, moi, depuis cinq ans !) » et il conclut, amer par le constat d'une médecine moderne sans humanité : « l'Hôpital avec un grand H, l'idée atroce, évocatrice d'une indicible infortune, de l'Hôpital moderne pour le poète moderne, qui ne peut, à ses heures de découragement, que le trouver noir comme la mort et comme la tombe et comme la croix tombale et comme l'absence de charité, votre Hôpital moderne tout civilisé que vous l'ayez fait, hommes de ce siècle d'argent, de boue et de crachats ! »

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        Amaïdée. Poème en prose.

      Paris, Alphonse Lemerre, 1890. - In-12 de VII et 74 pages. Broché non coupé avec les couvertures jaunes imprimées. Bon état. Edition originale. Préface de Paul Bourget, l'auteur se reconnait dans le personnage d'Altaï, Maurice de Guérin dans celui de Somegod, et Amaïdée, "fille de race déchue", est inspirée d'une aventure réelle de l'auteur, selon ses propres dires. Intéressante oeuvre de jeunesse écrite avant 1840, dont le manuscrit figura à la dispersion de la bibliothèque de Sainte-Beuve où il passa dans les mains d'un certain M. Paradis, puis disparut pour de nombreuses années. Vicaire, Seguin: Etudes de bibliographie critique. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Set aus drei blauen Leinenbänden.

      [Paris, ca. 1890]. - 4°. (27,5 x 19 x 9 cm.). OLn.-Bde. d. 19. Jhdts. Mit Gold- u. Farbprägung. Einbandtitel: "Aventures Extraordinaires d`un savant Russe". Aufklappbare Buchattrappe m. 2 versenkten Schnapsgläsern u. 1 runden Fläschchen mit Münzapplikation (Franz Joseph I). Innen mit Marmorpaier unnd farb. Leinenintarisen ausgeschmückt. In sehr gutem Zustand. Gewicht in Gramm: 3000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire générale des émigrés pendant la Révolution française.

      Paris, Plon, 1884-1890, - 3 vol. in-8, VII-435 pp., 457 pp. et 639 pp., demi-maroquin brun, dos à nerfs, tête dorée (rel. de l'époque). Petites épidermures au dos sans gravité, usure à la coiffe du tome 3. Souvent anecdotique, rédigé à partir des mémoires pour l'essentiel, l'ouvrage de Forneron demeure un des livres de base pour toute bibliothèque sur l'émigration. A noter que le troisième volume paru en 1890, plus rare que les deux premiers et jamais réédité, concerne, les Emigrés et la société française sous Napoléon Ier. Ce dernier volume été publié d'apès les notes de Forneron, décédé prématurément, constitue sans doute la partie la plus intéressante de son ?uvre. Bon exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Historique F. Teissèdre]
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        Notre coeur

      - Paul Ollendorff, Paris 1890, 12x19cm, relié. - Prima edizione, una delle 150 copie numerate in Olanda, unico grande carta dopo 5 Giappone. Vincolante metà marocco menta verde con angoli, posteriore con cinque nervi fissati con fili d'oro e ornato con scatole dorate triple decorati con trafori oro, data coda dorato inquadratura reti dorati su piatti di carta marmorizzata, guardie carta e contreplats alla nave, testa dorata sui testimoni, copertine e dorsi conservati, ex libris incollato alla testa di un contreplat, contemporaneo vincolante firmato Champs. Titolo pagina probabilità e ultima pagina di testo completamente ombreggiate. Nizza copia ben stabilito. Fonte: Biblioteca A. Grandsire con il suo ex libris incollato sulla copertina interna. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 150 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, seuls grands papiers après 5 Japon. Reliure en demi maroquin vert menthe à coins, dos à cinq nerfs sertis de filets dorés et orné de triples caissons dorés agrémentés d'entrelacs dorés, date dorée en queue, encadrement de filets dorés sur les plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tête dorée sur témoins, couvertures et dos conservés, ex-libris encollé en tête d'un contreplat, reliure de l'époque signée de Champs. Page de faux-titre et dernière page de texte intégralement ombrées à l'instar de tous les exemplaires en raison de la texture des couvertures. Agréable exemplaire joliment établi. Provenance : de la bibliothèque A. Grandsire avec son ex-libris encollé sur un contreplat.  

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        Meyers Konversations-Lexikon Eine Encyklopädie des allgemeinen Wisens

      Band 16 endend mit Zz. Band 17 Registerband, Band 18 Erstes Jahres-Supplement 1890/1891, Band 19 Zweites Jahres-Supplement 1891/92 ., Vierte, gänzlich umgearbeitete Auflage, ca. 20.000 S., 4 Halbfranzösisch, Goldprägung, Illustrationsbeilagen und Abbildungen, Karten, Band 15 an der Oberseite des Buchrückens eingerissen, sonst alle 19 Bände guter Zustand

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        Peepshow Pictures. A Novel Picture Book for Children

      London and New York: Ernest Nister. E P Dutton & Co A good copy of this classic pop-up book with 4 working pop-ups. Undated but 1890's. The pictorial card binding is clean with some wear to corners and edges. The linen spine is disintegrating. Internally, the endpapers have a decorative floral design. They are splitting at the front hinge and there is an old signature to the fep which is partly reflected in lighter paper on the title page. The text with beautiful line illustrations is clean with brown toning, particularly to edges. The 4 pop-ups are intact and in good working order.

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        The Golden Bough A Study in Comparative Religion

      London & New York: Macmillan and Co,, 1890. In Two Volumes. 2 volumes, octavo. Original green cloth, spines lettered in gilt, mistletoe design blocked to front boards in gilt, dark green endpapers, edges uncut. Frontispiece with foxed tissue guard and ownership inscription to half-title of volume 1. Spine ends and corners bumped, volume 1 with slanted spine and cockled boards, contents occasionally spotted with some nicks to edges, overall a very good set. First edition of Frazer's groundbreaking study of comparative religion. "Frazer's true subject is nothing less than humanity's long upward struggle towards an understanding of itself and the world. In Frazer's view that movement towards the light began in earliest times with the priest–king employing magic to compel the gods to do his bidding, followed by a religious stage in which humans admit their powerlessness and now beseech rather than command the gods. Thus for Frazer religion is a necessary stage in mental evolution, but one that is based on mistaken premisses; it has now in turn been superseded by a world-view based on rationality: positive science … In truth he was engaged all the while in a covert campaign against religion in general and Christianity in particular and may perhaps be seen, along with H. G. Wells, as the most important exponent of secularism in the twentieth century" (ODNB).

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        San-Remo. Via Saint Joseph.

      G. J. Phot., ca. 1890. Original photograph, albumen print, 26,6 x 21,7 cm. - Photograph No. 2179. Jean Gilletta (1856-1933), Levens-Nice. KEYWORDS:italy/san remo/photo.

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        Grande album rilegato contenente foto all'albume

      1890. Grande album rilegato in tela con fregi e titoli in oro cm 41 x 53,5, contenente numero 24 foto all'albume di Milano, 4 Pavia, 6 Lago di Como, 4 Lago Maggiore , 1 Roma, 12 piccole Venezia, 12 piccole Roma, 4 piccole Pavia. Le foto misurano cm: 20 x 25 ca.. Le piccole cm: 9 x 5 ca. Legatura un pò lenta ma in buono stato. Cinque delle foto sono firmate. Alla prima pagina dell'album mancanza di un ritaglio con altra piccola foto applicata di un edificio -Chiesa.

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        Kacho gafu [vol. 1 and 2]. English title: 'Album of Birds and Flowers'

      Published Meiji 23-24 (1890-91). 86 colour woodcuts of animals and flowers and 14 pages of Japanese text, taken from the original book block bound editions, published in 1890, signed by Seitei. 50 loose passe-partouts (card enclosures front and rear), each with two opposite pages side by side under passe-partout, as well as the original covers; in custom made wooden box with clasps. With 4 minor holes from binding twine in every p. (along the left or right margin), first p. with some loss, else very well preserved copy of this beautiful publication. Image size 20.5 x 15 cm., passe-partout size 32 x 49.5 cm. There was a third volume of images published.Professor Matthi Forrer, curator of Japanese Art of the Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, Leiden, in a letter, called this 'one of the finest examples of woodcut colour in the 19th century' There is a copy of this letter and copies of the text pages in Japanese with some translations in Dutch. Watanabe Shōtei aka Watanabe Seitei (1851 in Edo - 1918) was a Nihonga painter and one of the first to visit Europe, attending the 1878 International Exhibition in Paris and being awarded a medal. Shōtei blended Western realism with the delicate colours and washes of the Kikuchi Yōsai school, introducing a new approach to kachōga or kacho (bird-and-flower painting).

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        Das Kapital. Kritik der politischen Oekonomie. Band I + II. Herausgegeben von Friedrich Engels.

      Hamburg (Otto Meissner) 1890-1893. - 2 Bände . XXXII, 739; XXVII, 500 Seiten. 22 x 14,5 cm, Halbleder d.Zt. mit Rückenvergoldung, marmorierte Deckel und Vorsätze (gering berieben; Titel mit zeitgenöss. Besitzerstempel eines Eisenbahndirektors; im Vorwort zur ersten Auflage einige Rotstiftunterstreichungen, sonst sauber) * Band I: Der Produktionsprocess des Kapitals. 4., durchgesehene Auflage. - Band II: Der Circulationsprocess des Kapitals. Zweite Auflage. - Der dritte Band (Buch III: Der Gesammtprocess der kapitalistischen Produktion) erschien erst im Folgejahr [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Extended Indicator map of London . Divided into quarter mile squares for measuring distances.

      C. Smith & Son London 1890 - Lithographed coloured map, size: 35 by 24 inches (890 by 610 mm), scale 3.5 inches to one mile, extends from Kentish Town in the North to Clapham in the South, from Ravenscourt in the West to the Isle of Dogs in the East, tape measure (approx. 37 inches) attached in both margins, numbers printed in borders, framed. A very detailed map which includes bus and tram routes, underground, overground and electric railway lines. Complete with the tape measure. BLMC shelf 6.a.37, Hyde 230(1)

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        Oeuvres de Rabelais Texte collationné sur les éditions originales avec une vie de l'auteur, des notes et un glossaire par Louis Moland, illustrations de Gustave Doré [1 volume en 2 tomes]

      Paris, Garnier Frères, Libraires-éditeurs, 1890. 1 volume en 2 tomes. In-4. reliure demi chagrin rouge, plats papier jaspé rouge, XLVII-584-632 pp. Portrait de Rabelais en frontispice, 29 compositions hors texte et vignettes dans le texte gravées sur bois - 31 compositions hors texte et nombreux dessins gravés sur bois dans le texte. Coiffes très légèrement usées, coins légèrement usés, bordures de pied légèrement usées, page de garde jaunies, mors internes supérieurs fendus, rares et infimes rousseurs, intérieur très frais. Bon exemplaire. Un des plus beaux livres de Gustave Doré. Dans cet ouvrage, Gustave Doré a déployé un pittoresque et une verve graphique où rejaillit tout le délire bon vivant du curé de Meudon. Mêlant le fantastique au réalisme, l'épique au grotesque, ponctuant les paysages de vieux châteaux, les cités de mâchicoulis, de tourelles et de poternes, l'imagination de l'artiste est à l'unisson des outrances, de la gaieté démesurée, de la caricature outrancière de l'auteur.

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        LE TALMUD DE JERUSALEM - 11 TOMES EN 5 VOLUMES (TOMES 1-2 + TOMES 3-4 + TOMES 5-6 + TOMES 7-8 + TOMES 9-10-11)

      J. MAISONNEUVE / CH. LECLERC 1890 - R260223550: (CLXXII+176+XII+436)+(396+VIII+312)+(332+356)+(352+300)+(300+300+312) pages - annotations tampons et étiquettes (dos) de bibliothèque - papier jauni - plats et contreplats jaspés - filets dorés sur le dos - 2 pièces de titres par ouvrages avec filerts titre et tomaisons dorés sur le dos - Signets conservés - RELIURE VELIN - 5 PHOTOS DISPONIBLES traduit pour la première fois - Introduction et tables générales - Nouvelle édition - TOME PREMIER : TRAITE DES BERAKHOTH - TOME SECOND : TRAITES PEA, DEMAI, KILAIM, SCHEBIITH - TOME TROISIEME : TRAITES TROUMOTH, MAASSEROTH, MAASER SCHENI, HALLA, ORLA, BICCURIM - TOME QUATRIEME : TRAITES SCHABBATH ET 'EROUBIN - TOME CINQUIEME : TRAITES PASAHIM, YOMA ET SCHEQALIM - TOME SIXIEME : TRAITES SOUCCA, ROSH HA-SCHANA, TAANITH, MEGHILLA, HAGHIGA, MOED QATON - TOME SEPTIEME : TRAITES YEBAMOTH ET SOTA - TOME HUITIEME : TRAITES KETHOUBOTH, NEDARIM, GUITTIN - TOME NEUVIEME : TRAITES GUITIN (FIN), NAZIR, QIDDOUSCHIN - TOME DIXIEME : TRAITES BABA QAMMA, BABA MECIA', BABA BATHRA, SANHEDRIN (I-VI) - TOME ONZIEME ET DERNIER : TRAITES SANHEDRIN (FIN), MAKKOTH, SCHEBOUOTH, ABODA ZARA, HORAIOTH, NIDDAH. In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Coins frottés. Dos satisfaisant. Rousseurs Classification Dewey : 240-Théologie morale et spirituelle [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Y Cymro (The Welshman) - first 54 issues (1890-1892) in hardcover library binding (Welsh language newspaper)

      Isaac Foulkes - Hardcover; Welsh language; No jacket; First Edition; Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall; Ex-library; good condition; this book contains the first 2 years (Volumes I and II) of publication, 104 8-page issues dating from May 22nd 1890 to May 12th 1892 in Liverpool University Library binding; boards are rubbed along the edges, especially on the spine; almost all the newspapers are in Very Good/Good condition but issue 43 has a few pages with tatty edges which have been secured by the binder; the first year's issues have sequential page numbers written at the top in pen by the librarian who has bizarrely chosen to ignore the front page of every issue, so the final page of issue 52 is numbered 364 rather than 416; 'Y Cymro (The Welshman): A National Newspaper for Welshmen at Home and Abroad' was a Welsh language 8-page weekly newspaper published 1880-1919 in Liverpool by Isaac Foulkes; text is in Welsh (except for the adverts, most of which are in English); these newspapers seem to be extremely scarce even in single issues. HEAVY BOOK(S) 4.56kg. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. For buyers outside the UK we now offer significantly lower rates on our airmail shipping. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Emin Pasha and the rebellion at the Equator. A story of nine months' experiences in the last of the Soudan provinces

      Scribner's New York 1890 - First U.S. edition, 8vo., xxiv, 490 pp., frontispiece, twenty wood-engraved plates, illustrations in the text, coloured folded map, facsimile of the Mahdi's Letter, modern half morocco gilt, all edges gilt, an excellent copy. The author accompanied Stanley on his expedition to rescue Emin Pasha, the German-born Eduard Schnitzer, who had succeeded Gordon as governor of Equatoria in Southern Soudan but in 1885 had been caught up in the Mahdist uprising. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mysteries of the Court of London (1849 - 56)

      London: John Dicks, 1890. Book. Good. Hardcover. Mysteries of the Court of London (1849 - 56) New Edition, undated (c1890?). 52 engravings per volume. Eight volumes in original dark green cloth, on bevelled boards with blindstamped framing, gilt vignette in centre of front boards, elaborately decorated and lettered in gilt on spines; all but volume 1 have yellow endpapers. Volume I has a slightly small case than the other volumes, Volume V has a crack to the rear inner joint paper; Volume VIII is sunned to grey-green; generally spines lightly sunned, foxing spots: a good to very good set. A massive work consisting of four linked series (or novels). a large heavy set which will require additional postage. I can offer competitive rates for delivery by courier..

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        Her Majesty's Army

      London - J S Virtue and Co., 1890 Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Abeautifully illustrated work on the army. Undated, dated using Copac. Colour illustrations throughout all volumes. With sixteen plates to volume I, fourteen plates to volume II and sixteen plates to volume III. Lacking 'The 35th Royal Sussex' plate to volume II. Collated, has forty-six of a total of forty-seven plates(forty-seven including title pages and frontispieces). With all three volumes as issued. This is an extensive descriptive work on thevarious regimentsin thearmy of the Queen of England both athome and Empire-wide. Includes the Bengal cavalry, Welsh regiment, Australasian forces, Victorian Forces, New Zealand Forces, Norfolk, Oxfordshire,Northamptonshire and more. Condition: In uniform half calf bindings with cloth covered boards. Externally, very smart with minor rubbing to the raised bands and extremities. A few light marks to the boards. Offsetting to endpapers. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound. Pages and plates are very bright. Ink spills to the rear of plate at page227 to volume I, 'The 68th Durham Light Infantry' not affecting the image itself. Vignette title pages are closely cropped to volumes I and II,resulting in a very small amount of loss to the head and tail of title pages. Creasing to the corners of several pages to volume II. The odd spot. Overall: NEAR FINE..

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        FRIEDRICH GERSTÄCKERS WERKE* Reiseromane und Schriften. Die Regulatoren in Arkansas; Die Flußpiraten des Mississippi; Gold, Ein californisches Lebensbild; Unter dem Aequator, Javanisches Sittenbild; Nach Amerika! I+II; Tahiti, Roman aus der Südsee; Die Colonie, Brasilianisches Lebensbild; Eine Mutter; Mississippi-Bilder; Der Erbe; Im Busch, Heimliche und unheimliche Geschichten; Die beiden Sträflinge, Australischer Roman; Hell und Dunkel; Unter den Pehuenchen, Chilenischer Roman; Blau Wasser, See- und Inselleben; General Franco, Lebensbild aus Ecuador; Sennor Aguila, Lebensbild aus Peru; Aus zwei Weltteilen, Nord- und Südamerika; Der Kunstreiter, Eine Gemsjagd in Tirol; Reisen I, Südamerika-Californien-Die Südseeinseln; Reisen II, Australi

      Berlin 1890 - Einband mit geringfügigen Gebrauchsspuren, insgesamt SEHR GUTER Zustand! Alle Bände 25000 Seiten Deutsch 30000g 8° (18,5-22,5 cm), Hardcover ohne Schutzumschlag, Leinen-Einband [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Semarang. Apotheek Klaesensen oude Societeit.

      Batavia, ca. 1890-1895. Original photograph, albumen print, 21,5 x 27,3 cm, on original mount with photographer's name. KEYWORDS:indonesia/semarang/java/photo

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        The Story of a Regiment; Being a Narrative of the Service of the Second Regiment Minnesota Veteran Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War of 1861-1865

      The Surviving Members of the Regiment, St. Paul, Minnesota 1890 - Small 8vo. 2556pp Burgandy boards with gilt lettering and design to cover and spine. This is a presentation copy to "The Minnesota Soldiers Home" with the compliments of the Author and is SIGNED by Judson Bishop. Some staining to lower part of front cover . Binding tight. Nice copy. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Zur Frage über die Expertise von gefälschtem und gebrauchtem Thee.

      St. Petersburg, A. Wienecke, 1890. 8vo (21.8 x 15.3 cm). 60 pp., eight photo-type plates. Original printed wrappers.= Important paper on the discrimination between real and false or falsified tea. Inscribed (dedication) by the author to the German botanical professor Julius Wiesner, and with the latter's name written in the top margin of the title page. The plates show microscopic views of cell tissue of the tea plant and similar plants that are used in producing fake tea, in particular Epilobium angustifolium L. (fireweed or ros willowherb) which was exported from Russia to other European countries as "Kapor Tea". Although harmless, and even rich in certain vitamins, "Kapor tea" simply is not tea but a much cheaper substitute. A very good copy. Very rare, not in any major bibliography.

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        Hedda Gabler. Skuespil i fire Akter.

      1890 1890 - Orig. udgave. Kbhvn.: Gyldendalske Boghandel 1890. [4] + 236 s. Enkelte blade samt de orig. omslag svagt plettet ellers pænt ubeskåret eksemplar indbundet med de orig. omslag i smukt privat, let falmet halvlæder med guldtryk på ryggen. * Printing and The Mind of Man 375.

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        Glockengießerei Hilzer / Besitzungen Hilzer - Wiener Neustadt - Originalfotos um 1890

      - 58 Fotos im Fotoformat ca 17,5 x 12,5 cm (aufgezogen auf Fotokarton im Format 25 x 22 cm) + 3 Fotos im etwa gleichen Fotofomat, aber zusätzlich zuerst auf Passpartout-Karton aufgezongen + auf Karton mit Blindprägung im Format ca. 32 x 24 cm. - Kartons tlw aufgrund von Lagerung nicht völlig flach, sondern leicht verzogen, kann man aber sicher pressen. Tlw leicht angestaubt. Ca. 43 Fotos dokumentieren die parkartige Gartenanlage (tlw mit Gebäude, auch Warm- und Kalthaus, Gewächshäuser), 3 Fotos zeigen Innenräume (Salons), 6 Fotos zeigen Nebengebäude (Stall, Voliere, Villa-Hof, Wagenremise usw.) und 9 Fotos zeigen die eigentliche Glockengießerei bzw. Glockengießer bei der Arbeit. - Die Fotos wurden alle von einem "Amateur-Photographen" gemacht (wie auf der Rückseite zu lesen ist), der später in Gars am Kamp ansässig wurde. Herkunft lückenlos dokumentiert, die Exemplare stammen aus dem Vorlass eines Botschafters i. R. (ein Nachfahr bzw. Urenkel des Fotografen). -- Die Glockengießerei Hilzer war von 1838 bis 1907 eine Glockengießerei in der Stadt Wiener Neustadt in Niederösterreich. Gegründet wurde die Glockengießerei Hilzer von Ignaz Hilzer (geboren 24. Juli 1810 in St. Bernhard bei Horn; gestoreben im März 1880 in Wr. Neustadt), nachdem er 1838 den kleinen Betrieb des verstorbenen Glockengießers Josef Schweiger (1802), der von der Witwe weitergeführt wurde, übernahm. Der Betrieb entwickelte sich zur bedeutendsten Glockengießerei der k.k. Monarchie und der Inhaber erhielt die gewerbliche Auszeichnung k.k. Hofglockengießer. -- Im Jahr 1871 trat Ignaz Hilzers Sohn Peter Ignatz, auch Peter Ignaz, (geboren im Juni 1846 in Wr. Neustadt; gestorben im November 1907 ebenda) dem Betrieb als Teilhaber bei und wurde 1880 nach dem Ableben seines Vaters dessen Alleininhaber. Nach dem Tod von Hilzers Sohn übernahm Max Samassa, ein Industrieller aus Laibach (heutiges Ljubljana), den Betrieb und löste ihn 1931 auf. -- Die Firma hatte bis März 1906 über 6600 Glocken mit einem Gewicht von über 1.800 Tonnen gegossen. Unter anderem 1891 die große Glocke "Kaiser Franz" für die Basilika von Mariazell mit einem Durchmesser von 2,13 Meter. Im Zuge der Metallspende des deutschen Volkes wurde sie 1942 abgehängt und vermutlich eingeschmolzen. Ein weiteres Werk waren die Glocken für das Geläut im zweithöchsten Kirchenturm Wiens. Diese sind ebenfalls nicht erhalten, weil sie im Ersten Weltkrieg zu Rüstungszwecken eingeschmolzen wurden. --- Bankverbindungen in Österreich und Deutschland [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Australia.

      London Castell Brothers circa 1890 - Die-cut shape book in the form of the Australian continent, 11.5 x 9 cm approx., 8pp within chromolithographic card covers, stitched as issued, chromolithograph illustrations throughout, a fine example. A rare shape book. The scenes depicted are: Aborigines; sheep mustering; and a bullock team. A wonderful celebration of Australia a hundred years after the European colonization of the continent as a convict settlement. Few copies would have survived in such a fine state as the present example. Many would have ended up in the hands of children and quickly become quite worn around the irregular edges.

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        Memorias Asturianas

      Diego Pacheco Latorre, Madrid 1890 - Encuadernación de época en holandesa piel, con esquinas un poco gastadas, formato folio menor. CXCII-815 p. texto a doble columna. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Principles of Psychology

      New York: Henry Holt and Company, [1890]. First Edition. Second state with "Psychology" unhyphenated facing title page. Two volumes; thick octavos (21.75cm.); publisher's olive cloth, gilt-lettered spines; [2],xii,689; [2],vi,704pp.; illus. throughout. Some general shelf wear to cloth extremities, corners bumped, spine gilt a bit dulled, small paper flaw to Vol. II, p. 101 with brief loss of meaning, else a Very Good and sound, quite presentable set.

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        One Hundred Steel Engravings of Battle Scenes and Portraits chiefly illustrating British History

      London, 1890. 100 engravings of battle scenes Military and Naval by Smirke, Nichols, Davis, etc. with plates from various sources including the London Printing & Publishing Company. 1 vols. 8vo (10-1/2 x 7 inches). Contemp red pebbled morocco,spine chipped, front cover off, plates fine. 100 engravings of battle scenes Military and Naval by Smirke, Nichols, Davis, etc. with plates from various sources including the London Printing & Publishing Company. 1 vols. 8vo (10-1/2 x 7 inches).

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        In Darkest Africa

      Charles Scribner's Sons 1890 - In Darkest Africa or the Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin Governor of Equatoria by Sir Henry Morton Stanley, 1841-1904. First American Edition, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1890. Two volumes with two steel engravings and 150 illustrations and maps. Original green decorated cloth hardcover binding. Two frontispieces, 43 full page illustrations, 3 folding maps in pockets. Some wear, spots on cover, and small nick on edge of Volume One. Maps chipped slightly at edges with one map having some tears. Owner's nameplate inside cover. A very interesting addition to one's collection. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      London: London Sampson Low Marston Searle and Rivington Limited 1890 - 2 volumes, octavo (219 x 136 mm). Frontispiece and coloured folding map to each, folding map and coloured profile sketch to Volume II, 36 other plates in all, numerous illustrations to text. Original dark red pictorial cloth, decoration in grey, black and gilt, map endpapers in white and green. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author "To Mr W. Symons, with the special compliments of the author Henry M. Stanley, Jun 28th 1890, London" on the front free endpaper. Stanley's famous account of his 1886-9 expedition to relieve Emin Pasha, the governor of Equatoria who was supposedly besieged by Mahdist forces. Stanley's dealings with Pasha (who proved resistant to being "rescued"), his abandonment of his own rear column and his wider motives for his mission have all come under suspicion then and since, but the book remains a classic of African exploration. It contains some of his most celebrated writing, especially his account of the tortuous 450-mile passage through the dense Ituri rain forest. In the course of the journey Stanley met Roger Casement, then in service on the Congo, discovered the great snow-capped range of Ruwenzori, the Mountains of the Moon, a new lake which he named the Albert Edward Nyanza and a large south-western extension of Lake Victoria. Translations of In Darkest Africa appeared quickly in French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Dutch while sales of the English trade editions reached 150,000 copies. Howgego IV S60. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Bericht über eine im Jahre 1888-1889 im Auftrage der Niederländischen Geographischen Gesellschaft ausgeführte Reise nach dem Indischen Archipel. 3 Teile (komplett in 1 Band).

      Leiden, E. J. Brill, 1890-1892. 8°. 22,5 cm. 314 Seiten. Schwarzer Halbleinenband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. Erste Ausgabe. 1. Teil mit 3 farbigen Karten auf 2 Tafeln, 2. Teil mit 27 Abbildungen (Karten, Skizzen, Pläne, Panoramen) auf insgesamt 9 Tafeln (davon eine große farbige Faltkarte), 3. Teil mit 13 Abbildungen (meist Karten, davon 2 farbig) auf 5 Tafeln. 1. Teil mit eingebundenem Vorderdeckel der Original-Broschur. Vorderdeckel und Titelblatt des 3. Teils mit handschriftlicher Widmung des Verfassers an den Forscher und Wissenschaftler Dr. Hermann Wagner. Exlibris von Hermann Wagner auf Innendeckel. Vorsätze etwas stockfleckig. Sehr gutes, inklusive der Tafeln und Karten nahezu tadelloses Exemplar. Versand D: 4,90 EUR Forschungsreisen / expedition; Reisebeschreibungen / travelogue

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        Physiologie du mouvement. Le vol des oiseaux

      1890 - XVI-394-[1] pages, 1 planche Paris, Masson, 1890, in-8, XVI-394-[1] pages, 1 planche, demi-chagrin rouge de l'époque, dos à faux nerfs et à fleurons dorés, Première édition, très rare. Complet de la planche de chronophotographie, reproduite en phototypie, représentant la décomposition du vol d'un pigeon (26 images en une demi-seconde). Ouvrage fondamental dans lequel l'auteur montre, pour la première fois après Muybridge, la décomposition du mouvement effectué par les oiseaux en vol à l'aide de photographies montées en série. Il est illustré de 164 figures dans le texte, auxquelles s'ajoutent les 9 diagrammes qui illustrent la dissertation finale de Ch.-M. Labouret, "Calcul des forces mises en jeu dans le vol des oiseaux". Des rousseurs claires ; bel exemplaire néanmoins. Brockett, 8035. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Architectural Drawings.

      Moscow early s 1890 - Portfolio of four original architectural designs, pen and black ink, watercolour, traces of graphite, each with ruled border and captioned in Cyrillic, on thick gilt-edged paper, each sheet c.34 x 48 cm, gilt edges, some recent manuscript notes inserted; light marginal soiling. Kept loose in contemporary yellow paper-covered portfolio lined with moiré silk by F. Nieckels, Moscow; worn with some staining. Rare collection of original architectural designs for a charity housing project in Moscow; from the Coburg Bibliothek collection. In the 1820s the land between the Meshchanskaya Street (In 1957 renamed into Prospekt Mira) and Protopopovskiy pereulok was purchased by the successful merchants Vasiliy and Fedor Nabilkovy, who subsequently donated it to the Moscow Trustee Society for Helping the Poor. In the 1830s – 1840s with the funds provided by the Nabilkovy brothers and other donors, the Society managed to build here a large almshouse along with a hospital and home church. Buildings in the quarter were rapidly multiplying as well as the number of charities involved in the project. These drawings show the site in the 1890s, at the beginning of the second wave of expansion ensured by the active participation of the Brotherly Society for Providing Apartments (???????????? ???????? ????????? ? ?????? ???????? ??????????). This charity was established in 1861 by Princess N.V. Trubetskaya to build cheap housing for the poor in different parts of Moscow. The general plan of the site shows that the Brotherly Society was planning to construct twelve wooden buildings in addition to the already existing two. One of the drawings shows a facade and interior of the public housing constructed by the charity earlier that had a capacity to house 30 – 40 people. The two other drawings are the proposed designs for a public building to serve as a school or hospital, and a shed with a cellar. It is known that most of the buildings commissioned by the Brotherly Society were designed by Ivan Mashkov in 1899 – 1903. The offered drawings are signed by an architect A.A. Vetlitskiy [?.? ?????????], which could possibly mean that the designs for wooden buildings were eventually turned down in favour of the Mashkov's brick constructions. In the 1920s the complex in the Protopopovskiy Lane was gradually closed down; some of the houses were rebuilt to house various governmental organisations and still survive today. The portfolio likely came to Veste Coburg with Grand Duchess Maria Aleksandrovna (1853-1920), eldest daughter of Tsar Alexander II, who married Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh. She moved to Coburg with her husband after he inherited the duchy of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha from his uncle in 1893. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Studies of Western Life by Charles M. Russell, the Cowboy Artist : With Descriptions by Granville Stuart

      New York: The Albertype Company. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1890. Second Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. Front cover lightly worn and soiled, lightly toned within, two child's pencil drawings on blank pages, one erased child's pencil drawing on blank page, "Christmas gift" inscription atop title page, 1/4" splotch on rear cover, otherwise light wear. Solid string-tied hardcover. ; 12 Albertype plates from drawings & paintings by Russell; text on interleaves & on verso of title page. (Oblong 8vo) 18x23 cm. (6¾x9") original reddish-brown cloth with gilt cover title, string bound. Second Edition, same year and format as the first, but with addition of Stuart's descriptions to the back of the plates, and his name to the title-page; this is the second issue, with description of the first plate on back of title. Yost & Renner I:1a; Howes R531.; [24] pages; EB NS, EBFP 8-17. .

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        Volanta (Carnet).

      ca. 1890. Original photograph, albumen print, 18,9 x 23,7 cm. KEYWORDS:cuba/photo

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        Ancien Armorial équestre de la Toison d'or et de l'Europe au 15e siecle.

      Facsimile, Paris, Berger-Lervault, 1890. Folio, full black linen with decorated front cover and spine. Good condition, complete. 26+292 pag. with 942 écus, 74 figures équestres, 'En 114 planches Chromotyphographiées' Number 151 of the 500 copies. Four exlibri on the end papers. A decoratively illustrated work showing the use of horses in armorials. Plates with men on horses in armour and armorial shields. H153.

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        GENERAL MAP OF THE REPUBLIC OF MEXICO COSTRUCTED FROM THE BEST AUTHORITIES

      Rand e Mc. Nally. Grande carta della Repubblica del Messico suddivisa in 45 sezioni applicate su tela - fissata su copertina in mezza pelle- descrizione della strada ferrata, rotte navali e comunicazioni telegrafiche- dimensioni cm 130x 180 ca- la carta portava la data del 1882, ma è stata corretta( prob. aggiornata) con timbro e ridatata 1890- buono stato di conservazione.

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        Autobiography

      12 photogravure plates by the artist. First separate edition, printed for private circulation. Tall 4to., half vellum gilt over embossed paper boards, red morocco label to spine lettered in gilt, t.e.g. and gauffered, other edges untrimmed. No place, no publisher.

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