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        The Tempest: A Comedy

      London: Freemantle. hardcover. fine. Bell. Numerous black & white illustrations by Robert Anning Bell. Tall slim 8vo, untrimmed, handsomely rebound in 3/4 brown leather, red leather label, marbled boards. London: Freemantle & Co., (ca 1890). A fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        The Hakone District

      Yokohama Printing and Publishing Company . In brown decorative stiff paper wraps, with 2 silk ties, front and rear covers are chipped to base, corners are gone, ink name to head of front cover (Thomas Pugh Davies). Internally, library label to verso of upper cover, map & 17 pages of plates which include 3 pages which have 4 plates per page the remainder 1 per page, each plate has a lib stamp to bottom right corner not detracting from image, all with descriptive text by James Murdoch. Text block is VG as are the photographs, not dated but 1890?. 16*11.75 inches. Stunning to say the least and rare!

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
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        HISTORIA DE MÉXICO (Méjico)

      The History Company, San Francisco, California 1890 - VII + 620 pp. 16 x 23 cm. Cubierta rozada y con pequeños desgastes. Corte dorados. Encuadernación e interior en excelente estado. Papel limpio.

      [Bookseller: Libros del Reino Secreto]
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        CONSTITUTION And LAWS Of The MUSKOGEE NATION.

      Phoenix Printing,, Muskogee Indian Ter.: 1890 - Perryman was Principal Chief at the time of this printing. Chapters include 'Crimes & Misdemeanors', 'Civil Laws', Acts of the National Council', and 'United States Statutes'. AbtVG (covers worn & rubbed/lower section of spine is detatched/hinges weak/first few leafs have previous owner's signature and dated 1895/1908). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Hauntings

      UK: Heinemann. London, Heinemann, 1890. Hardback first edition and first impression. The book is in very good condition with bumping to the boards, some soiling, rubbing to the edges, particularly near the spine. Darkening to the spine. The binding is a little loose and starting. Back panel clean. A scarce book and a highlight of Victorian-era supernatural fiction. . Very Good. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1890.

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia]
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        Rare Autograph Letter Signed

      1890. unbound. 1 page, 9.75 x 7.5 inches, on embossed personal letterhead, "Windsor Hotel," January 23, 1890. In this letter, Ward makes plans to meet someone at a convenient time, in full: "Dear Sir, I intended calling upon you some time ago, but I had to go out of town. I trust tomorrow afternoon about 3pm will be a convenient hour to you as I shall be down town. I can call upon you at that time. I remain, Yours Faithfully, Herbert Ward." Partial tears along the fold; otherwise very good condition. British adventurer and African explorer. Ward went to the Congo in 1884 under the auspices of Sir Henry M. Stanley. He joined Stanley in the command to relieve Emin Pasha in the Sudan (1886), raising a collective force of over four hundred natives. Author of "Five Years with the Congo Cannibals," married the daughter of C. H. Sanfero in New York, 1890. He died at age 58.

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        MEMORIAL AND LETTERS OF REV. JOHN R. ADAMS, D.D., CHAPLAIN OF THE FIFTH MAINE AND THE ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIRST NEW YORK REGIMENTS DURING THE WAR OF THE REBELLION, SERVING FROM THE BEGINNING TO ITS CLOSE

      Cambridge, University Press, 1890. Illus., mounted photo of Adams as frontis. original marbled boards, with a new gold stamped leather spine, library bookplate, gift of J. MacGregor Adams. (8),242pp. First edition. "This volume is printed for private distribution among our father's friends and acquaintances..." on flyleaf. Nicholson Cat p.11. Neving V. 1,p.49. Chaplain Adams's letters mainly deal with the military matters in the Army of the Potomac from the beginning of the Civil War until Lincoln's assassination. Dornbusch NY 502 & Maine 53. Probably printed in an edition of less than 100 copies.

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        The Americana Catalogues: 41, 51, 60, 70, 119, 143, 156-158, 166, 179-180, 137, and Periodicals Catalogue

      Karl W. Hiersemann Leipzig: Karl W. Hiersemann. 1890-1897. Fourteen bookseller catalogs bound in one volume, all with the original printed wrappers. Modern period-style dark quarter calf with marbled boards, dark red morocco spine label with the title in gilt, gilt tooling. The catalogs are very good, untrimmed, with the edges stained red, and the usual browning to the text pages. Numerous catalogs and catalog supplements from a late 19th Century German bookseller, devoted to Americana, Central and South America, Voyages, German-Americana, Bibliography, and Scientific Periodicals. Over 800 pages of catalogs total. Very scarce. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Life in the Army BOUND with On Active Service

      London: Chapman & Hall, Limited, 1890 In its original? red cloth with title and coat of arms in gilt, a few marks, faded a little at edges, corners a little bumped. Spine has title in gilt, a little grubby. Internally, new endpapers, title in black within black ink box with coloured vignette, 20 coloured plates, many full sized, some with 4 images per plate, all with comments to base. BOUND with On Active Service by WW LLoyd (late 24th Regt.), London by Chapman & Hall, Limited, 1890, Title with black, grey and red ink titles withing black box with lovely coloured image, 20 chromolithographed plates depicting war and peace in Africa, again with some comment. Oblong 31.5 * 21.5cm. Superb colours and uncommon!

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        Stage Whispers," and "Shouts Without

      Judy" Office London: Judy" Office. hardcover. near fine. A Book About Plays and Playgoers. Actors and Actresses. Woodcut illustrations in color & in black & white by Archibald Chasemore and Alfred Bryan, Comic Scenes by Judy's Artists, and Chatter at the Wing by Charles H. Ross. Bound with: High Tide at Any Hour. A Book for Low Water and Low Spirits. Small 8vo, handsomely rebound in 3/4 blue morocco, marbled boards. London: "Judy" Office, ca 1890. A near fine copy.

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        PORT-TARASCON. Dernières aventures de l'illustre Tartarin. Dessins de Bieler, Conconi, Montégut, Montenard, Myrbach et Rossi. 1ª edición

      Dentu, Paris 1890 - 4º, 392 págs., con bellos grabados en el texto, y a toda página. Bella encuadernación en marroquin con puntas, lomo decorado con figuras ovaladas doradas, hilos dorados en planos. Corte superior dorado. Muy buen ejemplar. Excelente edición de la célebre novela del gran escritor francés, impresa en gran papel y bellamente ilustrada con numerosos grabados de los artistas mencionados. Obra publicada en la Collection Guillaume (Ëdition du Figaro). Novela francesa. Literatura francesa. French novel. French literature.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Studio]
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        A Catalogue for Advanced Collectors of Postage Stamps, Stamped Envelopes and Wrappers.

      Scott Stamp & Coin Co, New York, 1890 - 1349pp + many plates. Lacking title and prelims but otherwise complete in 3 vols., bound in blue cloth, spines faded. With the bookplate of Erhard H. Hirschberg. One plate of Afghanistan has been partially cut out and then re-attached. Several plates have m/s notes in margins. Detailed catalogue. Originally issued in parts the lack of a title page is unsurprising. An important work with many plates of reconstructed sheets including plating guides for Shanghai locals, Indian native states issues and Malayan States. Very scarce. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Pennymead Books]
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        Hedda Gabler. Skuespil i fire akter af...

      1. utgave. København 1890. (Gyldendalske Boghandels Forlag (F. Hegel & Søn). Græbes Bogtrykkeri). 8vo. (6) + (1, 'Første Akt.')-236 + (2 blanke) p. Sidene (1)-(1, 'Første Akt.') går således: 2 blanke + side (3): tittelside, på verso: 'Omtrent samtidig.', side (5): smusstittelside, på verso 'Personerne.'. Orig. dekorert helsjirtbd. (lysebrunt). Helt gullsnitt. Litt skrapet ved kapitéler/hjørner. En anelse smusset ved nedre kapitél. Navn på tittelbl., ellers et fint eks.. 'Hedda Gabler' ble skrevet i München og utgitt i København og Kristiania den 16. desember 1890. Opplag: 10000 eksemplarer. First edition. Publisher's light browne cloth. Profusely decorated in black and gilt on front board and spine. All edges gilt. Very slightly rubbed to top and bottom of the spine and to the corners of the boards. Very slightly soiled to bottom of spine. Name on title page, otherwise a very good++ copy. Printing and the Mind of Man 375

      [Bookseller: J.W. Cappelens Antikvariat]
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        The Defense of Charleston Harbor Including Fort Sumter and the Adjacent Islands 1863-1865

      Charleston: Walker, Evans & Cogswell, 1890. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. 276pp., 177pp., appendices. Illustrated with 48 maps and plates. Brown cloth hardcover with embossed black and gilt shield design on front cover. Gilt stamped title on spine. Light rubbing to cloth outer hinge. Light shelf wear. & & Howes J 138. Author was Confederate Major of Engineers in charge of protecting Charleston.

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        MEMORIAS ASTURIANAS DISPUESTAS POR . Fundador y Director de El Industrial,el Independiente y El Faro Asturiano,con la Revista Literaria de Asturias

      Tipografía de Diego Pacheco Latorre, Madrid 1890 - CXCII, 815 pp. 32 x 22 cm. Piel. Contrareembolso - 3 ? . Buen Estado. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Librería Miguel Blázquez]
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        Paris. Traducido del frances por Emilia Pardo Bazan. Ilustrado con 450 grabados

      La España Editorial, Madrid 1890 - cartoné ilustrado bien conservado, ligera pérdida en lomera muy ilustrado, exporádicas manchas de óxido. . 556 págs.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA ANTICUARIA EPOPEYA]
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        Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America - A Memoir (ORIGINAL TWO VOLUME FIRST EDITION DELUXE LEATHER SET)

      New York: Belford Company, 1890. 1st Edition. Leather Bound Leather Bound. Very Good. (Civil War) DAVIS, Jefferson; DAVIS, Varina. Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America - A Memoir (ORIGINAL TWO VOLUME FIRST EDITION DELUXE LEATHER SET). New York: Belford Company, 1890. Two Volumes. 6 1/4 X 9 Inches. Deluxe leather binding as issued. VERY SCARCE. PO name and inscription in both volumes. Edges, corners and spine of leather binding exhibits wear. Tight and complete. A nice set overall.

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        THE ROYAL HOUSE OF STUART

      London: (Macmillan & Co], 1890 Original green cloth portfolio with string ties; with vellum label on front panel, printed in red and black. Illustrated by a series of forty plates in colours, laid in. Drawn from relics of the Stuarts. All 40 chromolithographic plates are present, with two leaves of "List of Subjects" and title leaf. One inch tear at top of front joint of portfolio; light browning of the title leaf; plates are fine. All in all a very handsome copy.. Large Folio (12 1/2"x17 1/2").

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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        IM DUNKELSTEN AFRIKA [2 VOLUME SET] Aufsuchung, Rettung Und Rückzug Emin Pascha's, Gouverneurs Der Aequatorialprovinz

      Charles Scribner's Sons 1890 Boards a bit worn, especially to extremities. Hinges started. First and last pages a bit chipped but not obtrusive. Facsimile letter with small tears in VG- condition. Vol I: Front hinge cracked and first few pages loose but present. Otherwise internally VG+ with binding tight exept for pp 288, vol I: book block split; Green boards with gilt lettering and gilt facsimile of Stanley's signature. With all 150 plates and 3 maps. Includes the beautiful facsimile letter, that was only published in the German edition. Deutsche Beschreibung auf Anfrage ; 8vo; 515, 480 pages

      [Bookseller: The Complete Traveller]
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        Kosciol sw. Marcina na ul. Piwnej

      - Typ: fotografia; Haslo: Warszawa-Stare Miasto; Przyn. adm.: wojewodztwo mazowieckie (warszawskie); Sygnatura: Fotografia sygnowana w prawym dolnym rogu awersu suchym tlokiem autora: "H. Poddebski".; Technika: Fotografia; Format: 171x122.; Datowanie: Lata 20. XX. w.; Inf o autorze: H. Poddebski (21.09.1890-1945 Veihingen k. Stuttgartu) wybitny polski fotograf specjalizujacy sie w fotografii krajoznawczej (ok. 20.000 fotografii), w tej dziedzinie bliski wspolpracownik Mieczyslawa Orlowicza, prowadzil wlasny zaklad fotograficzny w Warszawie przy ul. Marszalkowskiej 125, zaslynal jako fotoreporter Warszawy, znany, wziety i bardzo ceniony fotograf okresu miedzywojnia, zmarl w niemieckim obozie, zob. Katalog fotografii krajoznawczych ss.166-167 i Plazewski 2003 s.414, Malgorzata Florczak: Henryk Poddebski (1890-1945) w: Kresy w fotografii Henryka Poddebskiego. Lublin AD REM 2010 (brak biogramu artysty w PSB!).; Uwagi: Na rewersie fotografii odreczny opis olowkiem z epoki (odautorski ?) oraz pieczec: "POLSKIE TOWARZYSTWO KRAJOZNAWCZE Warszawa". Zespol klasztorny poaugustianski (obecnie franciszkanek) w Warszawie na ul. Piwnej; kosciol sw. Marcina, pierwotnie gotycki, koniec XIV. lub poczatek XV. w., odbudowany po 1494, przebudowany dwukrotnie w stylu barokowym. Klasztor, 1441-1446, gruntownie przebudowany 1632-1636, z wieza przeksztalcona 1672. Kompleks odbudowany po II. wojnie swiatowej, zob. Atlas zabytkow s.306.; Kategorie tematyczne: architektura detale architektoniczne kamienice / Architektur Wohnhäuser/Wohnhaus architektonische Details/architektonisches Detail / architecture architectural details/architectural detail tenement houses/tenement house;

      [Bookseller: POLIART Beata Kalke]
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        Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh, and other pageants for a baby girl

      The 12 coloured wood engraving plates make this a truly desirable and attractive volume. Robertson was part of the talented group of artists and illustrators who flourished in London in the 1890's and he claimed to have been influenced by Crane and the Glasgow school [Houfe] - something that is clearly evident in the illustrations in this work. The work is essentially a poem, written as a play for a young one year old child. Note - Robertson is perhaps best known for his illustration that was used for the frontispiece for the first edition of Graham's Wind in the Willows. Blue / purple cloth covered boards with illustration and titling in black and yellow to both boards and backstrip. 265x210mm. 152pp plus 8pp publisher's catalogue at rear. Fading to boards and backstrip. Corners, top/tail backstrip bumped. Small edge section of ffep and first prelim is creased with a small nib of paper loss. Wonderful clean contents with tight binding.

      [Bookseller: The Little Book Store]
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        Nineteenth Century Boxed Set of 125 Microscope Slides

      London [circa 1890]. () Very good. Purpose made boxed set of 19th century microscope slides stored in eight cardboards sleeves. There are a total of 125 slides with one empty sleeve. Overall the slides are in excellent condition with only a few with cracks or problems. Represented are many parts of insects, plants, fish, etc. Many of the slides are professionally made and bear manufactures labels such as Beck, Sargent, Baker and Hornell. A great assortment and wonderful for displaying..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        Black Forest Photo Album with An Unusual Relief Depicting Putti, One Blowing Bubbles, the Other, Playing Cymbals

      Berner Oberland, Switzerland. Very Good Plus. 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.

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        History of Greece and of the Greek People, from the Earliest Times to the Roman Conquest

      Boston: Estes and Lauriat. 1890. Edition de luxe. Four volumes in two sections each. 582; 664; 662; 598 pp. Translated and edited by M.M. Ripley. Introduction by J.P. Mahaffy. Containing over two thousand engravings, including maps, plans, and colored plates. Near fine with light rubbing to boards and tanning to the paper spine labels. Number 383 of a thousand numbered copies printed on linen vellum paper. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        THE AUTOCRAT OF THE BREAKFAST TABLE. EVERY MAN HIS OWN BOSWELL

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1890. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Some toning to the text. Neatly and recently rebacked retaining the original spine, the cloth clean and bright. Near Fine. Small octavo (3-1/4" x 5-5/8") in original flexible blue cloth. A Grolier American 100 book, this would be a run-of-the-mill copy but for the remarkable holograph additions by Holmes within. On the recto of the ad page before the title page announcing other titles by Holmes the author has handwritten the last and best known stanza of his famous poem "The Last Leaf"--"And if I should live to be/The last leaf upon the tree/In the spring,/Let them smile, as I do now,/At the old forsaken bough/Where I cling"--and SIGNED with his initials and the dates 1831 and 1890 corresponding to the date of authorship and the date of the inscription. There is some light feathering to the ink on some of the words which is likely why the poem is lightly striked with an x in pencil and written out AGAIN by Holmes on the light yellow front endpaper, again in ink, and SIGNED as before. In addition, on the front blank between the two pages with the holograph manuscript, the author has INSCRIBED and SIGNED the book: Dr. W. E. Rust/with the kind regards of/Oliver Wendell Holmes. Dr. Rust was a surgeon operating in California in the 1850s and was contracted by the U.S. Government in the 1870s to work with the Apaches.

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        Notice historique sur la Chatellenie d'Auneau (Eure-et-Loir) , érigée en baronnie en 1603.

      Paris: Paul Dupont, 1890 - Edition originale, in-8; [iv], 187p., 4p. (Fief de la Vieille-Court); 2p. (Hugues seigneur d'Auneau); 30p. Etude supplémentaire, Paris: Paul Dupont, 1894; 16p. Nouvelle note sur Bureau de la Rivière et sa famille, Paris: Paul Dupont, 1895.; portrait de l'auteur, 8 planches hors-texte dont tableau généalogique de Marie de la Rocheguyon, et planche double représentant la "Défaite des Reitres" en 1587. Reliure signée Affolter en demi-chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs, plats, gardes et tranches marbrés. Avec envoi de l'auteur à son petit-fils Jacques Lefebvre, daté Auneau 1895. Rousseurs sur la serpente du frontispice, autrement en bel état. Rare étude historique par le propriétaire du château d'Auneau, situé à environ 25 km de Chartres, et site de la bataille de novembre 1587, lors de laquelle le duc de Guise fit reculer les Protestants. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE DES CARRÉS]
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        SOUVENIR. GRAND BENEFIT ENTERTAINMENT OF PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION, TO BE HELD AT CHESTNUT STREET OPERA HOUSE, PHILADELPHIA, THURSDAY, JANUARY 9TH, 1890

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

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine and Rare Books]
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        La collection Spitzer

      "Maison Quatin, Librairie Central des Beaux Arts; London: M.M. Davis" Paris: "Maison Quatin, Librairie Central des Beaux Arts; London: M.M. Davis". 1890. "Edition ltd. to 600 copies, 6 volumes, large, heavy folio, titles in red and black with engraved vignette, half-titles, 345 chromolithographs, collotypes, and heliogravures (some tinted), numerous engraved text illus. and ornamental initials printed in red and black, text ruled in red throughout; three-quarter maroon crushed Levant over marbled boards, a.e.g.; perforated stamp in title-pp., traces of neat removal of stickers at base of spine, small rubberstamp in each vol. on last page of text, otherwise a fine and impressive copy, with only very minor scuffing. Massive and beautifully produced catalogue of the Spitzer collection of furniture, decorative arts, paintings, sculpture, ceramics, glass and arms and armor from antiquity, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance."

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        STORIA NATURALE.

      Unione Tipografica Editrice 1890-1897 Nove volumi in 4to piccolo illustrati da 5000 incisioni intercalate nel testo e tavole separate in litografia. Torino, Napoli, Roma, Milano, Unione Tipografica Editrice. Neumayr L. Storia della Terra. Traduzione di L.Moschen. 1896-97. Due volumi; pp.XVI,653; XV,714. Unito: Ranke G. L?Uomo. Traduzione di R.Canestrini. 1890-92. Due volumi; pp.XII,650; XI,664. Unito: Ratzel F. Le Razze Umane. Traduzione di M.Lessona. 1891-96. Tre volumi; pp.XI,832; XI,907; VIII,830. Unito: Kerner di Marilaun A. La vita delle Piante. Traduzione di l.Moschen. 1892-95. Due volumi; pp.XI, 716; XII,947. Nove volumi. Mezza pergamena coeva con angoli, titoli e fregi in nero ai dorsi.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Casella]
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        Paa Ski over Grønland. En Skildring af den norske Grønlands-Ekspedition 1888-89.

      H. Aschehoug, Kristiania (Oslo) 1890. 704 sider. Illustreret af A. Bloch, Th. Holmboe, Eiv. Nielsen og E. Werenskiold. Med 4 farveplancher og et foldet kort og et foldet diagram. Originalt blåt komponeret helshirtingsbind med forgyldt titel og illustrationscollage på forpermen. Lille rift på fribladet og et samtidigt navn på titelbladet. Fantastisk velholdt eksemplar. Herligt eksemplar af Nansens beskrivelse af den Grønlandsfærd, der gik forud for hans navnkundige ekspedition med Fram gennem Polhavet 1893-96. Nansens noget nær utrolige evne til at trodse polarklimaets udfordringer skyldtes ikke mindst de erfaringer han fik på Grønland

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        Hedda Gabler. Skuespil i fire akter.

      Copenhagen: Gyldendalske Boghandels Forlag, 1890 - Octavo. Original pale green paper wrappers printed in red and black. Brown cloth slipcase and chemise. A little browned as usual, wrapper edges very slightly chipped in places, a very good copy. First edition, wrappers issue, of the defining stage work of the period, ushering in one of the theatre's first truly developed neurotic female protagonists almost a decade before Freud's first work of psychoanalysis. Under the illusion that it was necessary for copyright protection, Ibsen had 12 sets of sheets sent to England for advance publication there five days earlier than this. This first published edition is more often encountered in a decorative cloth case binding: the wrappers issue is a rarer survival. The text was published on 16 December 1890, but the play was not premiered until 31 January 1891, at the Königliches Residenz-Theater, Munich. PMM 375.

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        Furniture and Decoration in England during the Eighteenth Century. Facsimile Reproductions of the Choicest Examples from the works of Chippendale, Adam, Richardson, Heppelwhite, Sheraton, Pergolesi and others

      London, Bumpus 1890-1893.. 2 Bde. in 4 geb. 2°. 21 S. VIII, 200 Taf. mit je 1 Textbl. OHLdr. mit Goldpräg. Ecken u. Kanten berieben, tlws. fingerfleckig. Plates of chairs, tables, cabinets, mirrors, chimneypieces, friezes and carvings reproduced from the originals, often on a larger scale. Almost the first facsimiles of English furniture pattern books and an instance of a dealer-for Aldam Heaton had his own firm - increasing public interest in his stock by a scholarly publication on it.

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        Osnabrück." Blick auf die Stadt aus der Vogelschau (Ballonperspektive)

      Lithographie von Friedrich Lahrmann für G. Elstermann 1890. 43.5x69 cm. - Nicht bei Israel/Borchers. Blick von Südwesten auf Osnabrück mit der von Baumreihen auf den ehemaligen Wallanlagen umgebenen Alt- und Neustadt im Zentrum. Die Straßenzüge der Stadtteile sind sorgfältig und genau dargestellt. Nach Norden weiter Blick über landwirtschaftlich genutzte Flächen auf Waldgebiete in der Ferne. Detailliert sind die am Stadtrand angesiedelten Industrieanlagen und Fabriken, darunter die Klöckner Stahlwerke auf dem Areal an der Eisenbahn, dargestellt und die Nord-Süd- und Ost-West-Achsen der Eisenbahnlinien zu sehen. Im Vordergrund die Stadtteile Westerberg, Katharinenviertel und Wüste, deren noch geringe Bebauung durch Freiflächen mit Gärten, Baumbestand und Brachland unterbrochen wird. Interessantes Zeitdokument für die Stadtgeschichte und -entwicklung. Schönes Exemplar dieses gesuchten Blattes in bestem Erhalt, lediglich 1 Randeinriss (5mm im Himmel) und 1 Einriss im weißen Papierrand bis an die Abbildung restauriert.

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        A Thousand Miles Up the Nile - 2 Volumes / A Night on the Borders of the Black Forest / Untrodden Peaks and Unfrequented Valleys: A Midsummer Ramble in the Dolomites. ALTHOGETHER 4 VOLUMES IN ORIGINAL SLIPCASE

      New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1890. SUPERNATURAL FICTION. Uniformly bound in red and creme coloured cloth, with gilt designs and borders [still bright], top edges gilt, each in a red silk dust wrapper, all housed in the original slipcase covered in red silk [slipcase in Good++ Condition, no breaks]. Each book retains its original silk ribbon page marker. Discoloration with light foxing on the endpapers, spines of dust jackets slight age darkened, slip case age darkened.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Monroe Bridge Books, MARIAB Member]
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        Das Kapital / Buch One

      Hamburg: Verlag Von Otto Meissner, 1890 Hamburg: Verlag von Otto Meissner, 1890. Two Forewords by Marx himself, two more Forewords by Friedrich Engels. Entire text in German. Fourth Edition. Octavo, [XXXII] 739 pp. Half russet morocco leather with brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Light peripheral wear; dedication page separated, some paper repair to last page of text at lower right corner (not affecting text), occasional light pencil annotations in German, else better than Very Good. Please see scans. A scarce early Meissner edition of Book One of Karl Marx's seminal political/economic treatise, Das Kapital, in the original German, as he wrote it. Here was first propounded, in depth, the notion that a capitalist's profit from materials and machinery is ultimately impossible, and thus must be taken from workers through forced labor beyond the measure of compensation offered for that labor. Regardless of how much merit Marx's views in the end did or did not contain, there is no doubting the depth of thought and work that went into the clear expression those views, nor the impact that the publication of Das Kapital has had on this planet since. A sturdy, handsome, even elegant binding after the German fashion of the time. With two forewords by Friedrich Engels, in addition to two of Marx's own, running to about thirty pages in total. L-39n

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        Pensees De Pascal Sur La Religion Et Sur Quelques Autres Sujets

      GARNIER FRERES, PARIS 1890 - Brown leather spine with marbled boards. Gilt title/design on spine. Book, shelf, edge-wear, rubs, and mild discoloration. Front/back hinge cracked. Foxing and browning pages. Few pencil notations/underlining from the previous owner. DATE PUBLISHED: 1890 EDITION: NOUVELLE 500 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Sun Dial: A Poem

      New York: Dodd, Mead & Company. 1890. Limited ed. Hardcover. Very Good +. Limited edition, number 33 of 50 copies printed on Japan paper and bound in full vellum. 4to, np. Profusely illustrated and decorated by George Wharton Edwards, including engravings, woodcuts, illustrated initials, and more. With original tissue guards, gilt stamped cover. A very good+ copy with slight bowing to the boards, as is common with vellum bindings, light soil and bump to the upper front corner. Contents are bright, clean and unmarked. A very rare volume with no copies online or in auction records.

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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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        On Early Law and Custom; New Edition, 1890; Prize Binding.

      1890 - Maine, Sir Henry Sumner [1822-1888]. On Early Law and Custom. London: John Murray, 1890. 402 pp. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary signed morocco binding (by J. Low), all edges gilt, gilt spine with raised bands, gilt heraldic device of the Law Society of the United Kingdom to front board, presentation bookplate to front free endpaper. Light rubbing to extremities, negligible light fading to spine, boards slightly bowed, crack to text block between front free endpaper and following leaf. Interior notably fresh. * "New Edition." First published in 1883 as, Dissertations on Early Law and Custom. Like the equally distinguished Village Communities in the East and the West (1871) and the Early History of Institutions (1875), this treatise considers aspects of traditional societies to establish and illustrate the normal process of development in legal and political ideas, most notably freedom of contract. "Maine indicates the place in the development of a legal system of such agencies as legal fictions and equity. He explains the history of the concept of a law of nature; and in his account of the contrast between primitive and modern society--between the place which the law of persons occupies in primitive and modern law--he comes to the famous conclusion that the government of progressive societies has been from status to contract.": Holdsworth, History of English Law XV: 363-4. British Museum Catalogue (Compact Edition) 16:600. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The writings of James Russell Lowell in 12 Volumes

      Cambridge: The Riverside Press, 1890. Limited edition to 300. "Description: 12 v. Large Paper Edition. Fronts. (v. 1, 7, 9, 12, ports. ) 23 cm. Notes: Each volume has special t. -p. Monochrome portrait frontis (tissue-guarded) . ""Three hundred copies printed for America. No. 197 with the exception of 'The Old English Dramatists. No. 189"". Originally in 10 vols. , revised by author; v. [11-12] not numbered, added later by C. E. Norton. Subjects: European literature - History and criticism. .. [12 Volumes] - (Contents: v. 1-4. Literary essays. --v. 5. Political essays. --v. 6. Literary and political addresses. --v. 7-10. Poems. --[v. 11] Latest literary essays and addresses. 1891.--[v. 12] old English drama." "An exceptional set in the original vellum-backed boards. Spines paper-labeled. Slightest overall suggestion of dust-toning. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Volume 1 contains previous owner's pasted newspaper clippings. Unread and unopened copy. Additional scans available upon request. "

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        Mapa del Ferrocarril Central Mexicana desde Paso del Norte hasta Mexico. Compañia Limitada. Escala 10 millas = 1 pulgada Inglesa.

      Mexico: Ferrocarril Central Mexicana Compañia Limitada, Circa 1890-1910. Lithograph printed in white on blue background. 27 x 115 inches. 68 x 294 cm.& Clean tear of 12 inches; 30 cm. Few marginal tears sobre este estampa muy grandey larga.

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        The Sign of Four

      London: Spencer Blackett,, 1890. Octavo (180 × 120 mm). Recent red calf by Bayntun, spine gilt in compartments, blue and green calf labels, marbled endpapers, double-line rules to boards, turn-ins, and all edges gilt. Original cloth retained. Frontispiece. Contents fresh. A lovely copy, handsomely bound. First edition of the second novel featuring Sherlock Holmes. The first issue with the Spencer Blackett imprint at the foot of the spine of the retained original cloth, the page number 138 on the contents leaf missing the 8, and wishes misspelt on page 56 as "w shed". A very attractive copy.

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

      London: George Philip, 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.. 1st Edition. Cloth. VG. 8vo.

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