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        Photoalbum mit 50 Albuminabzügen

      Ca. 1890 - 1900.. Hldr. d. Zt. mit figürlich intarsierten Holzdeckeln und holzverkleidetem Rücken, Messingschließen, dreiseit. punzierten Goldschnitt sowie Vorsätzen in weinroter Seide. Aufwendig gebundenes Album mit Ansichten beliebter touristischer Attraktionen der Insel, darunter einige Aufnahmen aus der Hauptstadt Funchal (Hafen, Palmengarten, Kathedrale, Markthalle etc.), weiterhin einige Luxushotels und viele Landschaften, teils mit Einheimischen. Der interessante Einband zeigt vorne eine luxuriöse Form des Carro de cesto, auch Tobogan-Schlitten genannt, mit einem Ochsengespann und zwei Carreiros, auch damals schon weiß gekleidet; die hintere Decke eine Sänfte mit zwei Trägern. - Die Photographien dürften im letzten Jahrzehnt des 19. Jahrhunderts entstanden sein, in jedem Fall nach 1888, dem Jahr der Fertigstellung des Teatro municipal Baltazar Dias in Funchal, das auf einer Aufnahme zu sehen ist. - Einzelne Abzüge mit (seitenverkehrtem) Stempel, wenige etw. ausgebleicht (diese vielleicht älter?), die ersten und die letzten Photos etwas stockfleckig. Insgesamt sehr gutes Exemplar, das besonders durch den ungewöhnlichen Einband besticht!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        The Novels of Matteo Bandello

      London - Printed for the Villion Society, 1890 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce complete set of The Novels of Matteo Bandello Bishop of Agen now first done into English by John Payne. Printed for the VIllion Society by Private Subscription and for Private Circulation Only. Numbered edition of which this is no. 27. In six volumes complete. Matteo Bandello (c1480- 1562) was an Italian writer, mostly known for his novellas. The only translation of Bandello's tales is The novels of Matteo Bandello, translated by John Payne in 6 volumes, 1890. This edition is separated into four parts. The Payne translation is a mixture of 19th and 16th century idioms. Examples of the latter include an thou wilt instead of if you will, wheneas instead of when, methinketh instead of I think, parlous instead of perilous. On most occasions, the language is clear and of fine literary value, but sometimes it is degraded with terms no one ever spoke or wrote. For example, instead of saying Now I would gladly hear your advice on this matter, the duchess of Amalfi says: Now I would fain hear from thee that which thou counsellest thereanent. John Payne (1842 - 1916) was an Englishpoet and translator. Initially he pursued a legal career, and associated with Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Later he became involved with limited edition publishing, and the Villon Society. He is now best known for his translations of Boccaccio's Decameron, The Arabian Nights and the Diwan Hafez. Payne once said that Hafez, Dante and Shakespeare were the three greatest poets of the world. With previous owner's bookplates to front pastedowns. Condition: In paper vellum bindings. Externally, generally smart but with slight wear to extremities and marks to boards. Internally, generally firmly bound although strained in places. Bright but with foxing to endpapers, the odd spot and handling marks throughout. Some pages unopened. Overall: VERY GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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      Stuttgart,: Julius Hoffmann, circa, 1890.. Oblong folio, 20 tinted lithograph plates; some restoration, general embrowning, and signs of use, but good in later cloth with original pictorial label, endpapers renewed. A rare nineteenth-century German colourplate natural history of the world for children. Each of twenty countries throughout Europe, Asia, America and Africa is described with two pages of text and a large colour plate by the noted nineteenth-century German artist and book illustrator Heinrich Leutemann (1824-1905).Most of the plates depict highly dramatic hunting scenes: either man hunting the animals, such as Indians on elephant back hunting tigers, or animals hunting and devouring other animals, such as lions eating buffalo and bison attacking bears. The final plate depicts three Australian Aboriginal hunters hiding from two rock wallabies which are pursued by a pack of dingoes. Their catch of a lyrebird, a platypus, a black swan and an emu are portrayed in the foreground.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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      1890. Paperback. Good. The Way It Was ~ Buying and Selling Children VENEY, Bethany. THE NARRATIVE OF BETHANY VENEY A SLAVE WOMAN (AUNT BETTY'S STORY). Worcester, MA: (A. P. Bicknell) 1890. Second edition. With Introduction by Rev. Bishop Mallalieu, and Commendatory Notices from Rev. V. A. Cooper ... and Rev. Erastus Spaulding. 47 pp. 8vo., tectured yellow wrappers printed in dark blue, with unmarked black cloth spine. Light soil to covers, vertical tear to front cover carefully repaired. Pencil ownership to first blank page, ink biographical annotation on title page. Several closed tears to first few pages have also been repaired. B/w frontispiece portrait. Light soil and repaired tears in the text; overall in good condition, complete. Bethany Veney was born a slave in Luray Page County, Virginia in 1815. Bethany never met her father and her mother died when she was nine years old. Her master, James Fletcher, died soon afterwards and Bethany became the property of his daughter, Lucy Fletcher. Bethany married Jerry, a fellow slave, but after a year he managed to escape. In December, 1858, Bethany and her son Joe were sold for $775 to a man in Rhode Island. However, after the Civil War she obtained her freedom and in 1889 published her autobiography. There is an ink note on the title page thus: "Aunt Betty died No. 16,1915 in Worcester, Mass., age 103 years and 8 months/Born March 19-1812".. " Master Fletcher died. I must have been about nine years old at that time. Master's children consisted of five daughters and two sons. As usual in such cases, an inventory was taken of his property (all of which nearly was in slaves), and, being apportioned in shares, lots were drawn, and, as might chance, we fell to our several masters and mistresses. My sister Matilda and myself were drawn by the eldest daughter, Miss Lucy. My grandmother had begged hard to be reckoned with me, but she and Uncle Peter fell to Miss Nasenath. I was put out with an old woman, who gave me my food and clothes for whatever work I could do for her. She was kind to me, as I then counted kindness, never whipping me or starving me; but it was not what a free-born white child would have found comforting or needful." Rare.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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        Versos De Luis G. Urbina

      Tip. de "El Combate, Mexico 1890 - A very scarce book with no copies on line, no auction records in the last 30 years and only 6 libraries worldwidecolor frontispiece. Inscribed on front endpaper by Urbina [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Barnaby Rudge Booksellers]
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        Japan. An Album of Handtinted Albumen Images

      [Yokohama] [circa 1890]. (Hardcover) Very good. Oblong, accordion style folding photo album, brown silk brocade bound on bevelled edged wooden boards, 7" X 4 3 / 4" X 1 3 / 4". Contains 50 original handtinted images of Japan, each with interleaving tissue guard. Pattern brown brocade rubbed through to wooden boards in a few places along extremities. Interior album pages and images are clean. A delightful collection of 50 handtinted albumen images, displayed back to back in a folding album. A fine selection of views, activities and industries. Images are approx 5 1 / 4" X 3 1 / 2". Images include silkworm farming, silk manufacture, musical instruments, views of Tokio [Tokyo], street performers, a barber, broom maker, Singing girls, Vegetable vendors, and a wonderful image of a group of ten Ainu people from Northern Japan..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Karol Krysik Books]
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        Reine Des Bois. [With Handwritten Poem Signed By the Author]

      [Paris] Asnieres-sur-Seine: Bousod, Valadon & Co., 1890. Limited edition, numbered 36 of 50 copies on Japon paper, with original watercolour illustration on the half-title and signed in pencil by Henri Laurent-Desrousseaux. Loosely inserted is a handwritten and signed poem by the author along with his calling card. Half black morocco and marbled boards, 5 faux raised bands, gilt spine title, top edge gilt, combed marbled endpapers, 35 illustrations printed in a suite of 4: one in a teal colour printed on cream satin, one in blue, one in sepia, and one in grey-tone, with tissue guards and bound on stubbs, ribbon bookmark. Lightly rubbed, some foxing to the verso of a few plates. A handsome copy. Rare. . Signed By the Artist. Limited, First Edition. Half Leather. Very Good. Illus. by Henri Laurent-Desrousseaux. Folio.

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions]
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        Die Deutschen Kaiser von Karl dem Grossen bis Wilhelm II." Medaillon-Porträt Wilhelms II. umgeben von den Porträts der deutschen Kaiser in chronologischer Folge

      Chromotypographie mit Goldplatte der Lith. Anstalt Aug. Kürth für Sinsel, Dorn und Cie., Leipzig um 1890. 52x41.5 cm. - Porträts aller 55 deutschen Kaiser von Karl dem Großen 768 bis Wilhelm II. 1888 in sieben Reihen untereinander, unter jedem Porträt sind die Jahresangaben der Regentschaft genannt. Dekorative Darstellung in Oval umgeben von einer Rankenbordüre. Im äußeren Papier schwacher Lichtrand, kurzer Randeinriss restauriert.

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        Genealogia Bedfordiensis, Being a Collection of Evidences Relating Chiefly to the Landed Gentry of Bedfordshire A.D. 1538-1700

      London: Chiswick Press, 1890. First edition. Limited edition. Signed by Author.. Hardcover. 4to. (10.5 x 7.5 inches). pp.ix, (2), 507. Facsimile frontis of Fragment of a Parish Register Purchased by the Editor. B/w head and tail pieces. Original quarter vellum-style paper gilt, over plain paper-covered boards, rubbed especially to corners, though 2 corner guards remain in place. T.e.g., others uncut. Free endpapers browned. O/w contents clean and bright. Binding firm and square. A better than Very Good copy. Signed by F. A. Blaydes in ink. Limited edition: No. 2 of only 100 copies printed. Uncommon.

      [Bookseller: John Taylor Books P.B.F.A.]
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        The Works of William Shakespeare. In eight volumes

      London - Blackie and Son, 1890 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A lovely and lavishly illustrated set of Shakespeare's works. The Henry Irving Edition. Edited by Henry Irving and Frank A. Marshall. 'With notes and introductions to each play by F. A. Marshall and other Shakespeare scholars, and life of Shakespeare by Edward Dowden. Essay 'Shakespeare as a Playwright' by Henry Irving in volume I. With frontispieces and numerous plates in every volume, most tissue-guarded, featuring illustrations by Gordon Browne. With numerous additional illustrations in the text. Complete in eight volumes. Irving was a man of powerful and distinguished imagination, so concentrated on his profession that he had little time or energy for anything else. He was not a man of education, but his insights into Shakespeare astonished and delighted scholars of the stature of Sir Edmund Chambers. DNBCondition: In half diced calf bindings. Externally smart although rubbed in places with wear to the tops and tails of the spines and slight loss to the leather. One hinge is slightly strained but holding firm. Internally, firmly bound. Lovely and bright, and generally clean with a few scattered spots, predominantly to the first and last few pages as usual, and some spotting to the textblock edge affecting some margins. Many pages are unopened. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        I Det Mökaste Afrika.

      P.A. Norstedt & Söners, Stockholm. 1890 - First Swedish edition. Translated by E.W. Dahlgren. Octavo. Complete set of the original issues in twenty parts, loose within the two publishers' bindings and with the scarce dustwrappers.The parts are slightly creased at the edges of the wrappers, otherwise fine; the pictorial buckram bindings are fine; the dustwrappers are torn and chipped, but largely intact. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis, Bookseller, ABA, ILAB]
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        Lettre autographe signée ("Votre Stéphane Mallarmé").

      [Paris, 24 novembre 1890]. - Une page petit in-4. Suscription. À "mon cher Hérold": "[.] Dites si ce n'est pas bien exigeant de vous demander de reprendre demain soir Mardi le chemin de la rue de Rome, parce que je voudrais prendre votre avis sur un rien tout en causant [.]". - En 1888, le tout jeune poète (Hérold est né en 1865) fait parvenir spontanément au Maître son premier recueil de poésie "L'Exil de Harini" que Dalou venait de publier. L'accueil de Mallarmé lui fut d'emblée favorable et Hérold allait devenir un des plus fervents affidés des célèbres Mardis de la rue de Rome, où se croisèrent entre 1880 et 1898, Verlaine, Gide, Louÿs, Régnier, Whistler, etc. autant de visiteurs illustres ou poètes inconnus qui participèrent à la légende mallarméenne des Mardis, ces réunions hebdomadaires où le Maître improvisait, debout, fumant la pipe, face à des disciples dévots de la génération post-symboliste. - A.-J. Ferdinand Hérold est le petit fils du compositeur Ferdinand Hérold (l'auteur du Pré-aux-Clercs). Entré à l'École des Chartes en 1885, il en sort trois ans plus tard pour se consacrer entièrement à la littérature qu'il servit au cours de sa vie avec beaucoup d'intelligence et de sensibilité poétique. Il s'immisce parmi les auteurs symbolistes, fréquente assidument les Mardis de Mallarmé, et noue une vive amitié avec son coreligionnaire le poète Pierre Louÿs dont il se séparera au moment de l'Affaire Dreyfus. Très lié au cercle des Heredia (les sœurs Heredia), Régnier, Gautier (par Judith Gautier, la fille de Théophile), Louÿs et Valéry, ami des musiciens Fauré et Ravel, il fut un contributeur avisé au Mercure de France d'Alfred Vallette. Poète, mais aussi auteur dramatique, traducteur d'Eschyle et d'Euripide, plusieurs de ses pièces furent représentées sur la scène du théâtre d'avant-garde de Lugné-Poë (L'Anneau de Çacuntala en 1895, ainsi que La Cloche engloutie, tirée du conte de G. Hauptmann, deux ans plus tard). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        UNCLE MAX

      New York: John W. Lovell Company. 1890. Hardcover. Very Good+ in boards. No date. Circa late 1880s to 1890's. Very scarce. T.E.G. Owner name and date. .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        Capital and Interest. A Critical History of Economical Theory

      London & New York: Macmillan and Co., , 1890. Translated with a preface and analysis by William Smart. Octavo (220 x 140 mm). Original brown cloth, titles to spine gilt, borders blocked in blind to covers, dark brown endpapers. With the bookplate of Nobel prize winning economist George Stigler to front pastedown. Small ink stain to the lower joint and rear panel. Uncut and unopened. First edition in English of Geschichte und Kritik der Kapitalzins-Theorien (1884), the first part of Böhm-Bawerk's extended opus magnus Capital and Interest, which is "an exhaustive survey of the alternative treatments of the phenomenon of interest: use theories, productivity theories, abstinence theories, and many more. Most significant in this early work is his devastating critique of the exploitation theory, as embraced by Karl Marx and his forerunners: Capitalists do not exploit workers; they accommodate workers—by providing them with income well in advance of the revenue from the output they helped to produce" (Roger W. Garrison, Biography of Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk, Ludwig von Mises website). Mises described Capital and Interest as "the most eminent contribution to modern economic theory". The translator William Smart was the foremost exponent of the Austrian School in England during this period.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Skyer. Skildringer fra Provisoriernes Dage.

      Orig. udgave. Kbhvn. 1890. 288 s. Velholdt eksemplar indbundet i orig. komponeret hellærred, ryggen svagt falmet. Gammel hilsen fjernet fra friblad

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        The First Crossing of Greenland - 1st English Edition

      London and New York: Longmans Green & Co. Very Good. 1890. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. A handsome First English Edition, Arctic Bibliography #11985. Publisher's original blue cloth, top edges, lettering and pictorial design in silver. Limited spine repairs to ends, little toning to pages, light foxing throughout the text. A Very Good set indeed, all five folded maps present; Nobel Laureate Nansen's account of his crossing of Greenland 1888-1889, translated from Paa ski over Grønland by H. M. Gepp. With the additions of a preface by J. Scott Keltie, a chapter on The Eskimo of Greenland, index and tables of illustrations; Vol. 1 & 2 .

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      Hartford. 5 February 1890.. Four closely written pages, ca. 500 words, on rectos only of four 23 x 14 cm lettersheets, in ink, with deletions and insertions. Neatly hinged at left margins, very good. On Christmas Eve of 1889, the authorized theatrical version of THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER, adapted by Abby Sage Richardson, premiered in Philadelphia, and opened in January at the Broadway Theatre in New York. A journalist, Edward House, filed a lawsuit against Clemens, claiming that in 1886 he had granted House the rights to undertake the adaptation. The lawsuit was the subject of some considerable public attention, and the judge's ruling in favor of House led, until House was paid a settlement, to the suspension of performances. In this lengthy, somewhat embittered letter, Clemens writes to his good friend, giving a full and colorful account of his previous relations with Edward House, beginning with their first meeting in the first quarter of 1867, subsequent meetings over the years (characterized generally in Clemens' account by generosity on his part and bad faith on House's) and leading up to House's return to America from Japan: "... When he wrote, in 1885, that he should sail for America in the spring, to remain for good, I wished the ship would go to the bottom. You see, I was the only ostensible friend the man had in the world, & I had to keep up appearances, or be a brute. He arrived in N.Y. May 10, '86, (or '87?) & my sorrows began ...." Clemens outlines a sequence of visits by House to his home and to that of friends, accompanied by insults, apologies and concealments, "... & when he finally moved to New York he had quarreled with everybody he could get a chance to talk with ... Old friendship? Oh dear! In one of his lying affidavits House swears I offered him $5,000 to 'compromise' a claim which never existed save in his own laudanum-soaked imagination. Great Scott, I would have paid him that any time these ten years just to see him break his neck. I tried my level best to get that man to agree to dramatize the P&P, but I failed, & then after his brief attempt here in the house [during a visit detailed earlier in the letter] I totally dropped the matter -- & so did he. He told George Warner months afterward that I had tried to get him to dramatize the book but that he 'saw nothing in it.' It turns out, now, that he didn't write Arrah-na- Pogue (as he always claimed). I thought he was a dramatist ...." Signed: "Sincerely Yours, S.L. Clemens." Clemens met Sage through Joseph Twitchell, the Hartford Congregationalist minister, and they corresponded and visited occasionally. Clemens described Sage as "the best citizen I have known in America."

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Portrait of an Indian Man. U.S. Pacific North West. [Original Platinum Print Photograph]

      Photographer Unknown [circa 1890]. () Near fine. Original platinum print 8.75 X 5.75 inches. In 1.5 inch reddish tinted wooden frame measuring 21.5 X 18 inches with gray matting. A few spots of discolouration, else the image is clear and finely detailed. C 1890-1900. Possibly by la Roche of Seattle. Image shows a studio portrait of an Native man wearing a feather headdress and traditional dress. He is seated on a pile of blankets against a studio backdrop. A strong image..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        ILLUSTRATIONS AND NOTES. [The Full Complement of Illustrations to the Divine Comedy by Traquair and the Chronology of Dante’s Life, A Short Bibliography of the Divine Comedy, and an Exposition of Dante’s Library.]

      Edinburgh: T. & A. Constable, 1890. 2 volumes bound into one. First edition. Profusely illustrated with a full complement of the plates of Phoebe Anna Traqauir in black and white in addition to an engraved frontispiece. Tall 8vo, in contemporary three-quarter green morocco, over marbled boards with matching end-leaves. Gilt lettering to the spine with gilt decorations to the raised bands of the spine, t.e.g. xcv + 84 pp. A well preserved copy with some light age evidence. A SCARCE FIRST EDITION. Phoebe Anna Traquair (1852-1936) was the leading artist the Arts and Crafts movement in Edinburgh. From the 1880s to the 1920s she worked in a wide range of media including easel painting, embroidery, manuscript illumination, book cover tooling, enameling and mural decoration. She exhibited in Chicago, London, Turin and St. Louis in the 1890s and 1900s. The decoration of the Mansfield Place Church helped to confirm her international recognition.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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      1890. With Illustrations chiefly from Photographs taken by the Author. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1890. Original pictorial paper-covered boards with dark blue cloth spine. First Edition of this landmark work. Born in Denmark in 1849, Riis emigrated to New York at the age of 21; there for the first few years he went from job to job, gaining a first-hand insight into the seamier side of life in the slums. But it was in 1873, when he got a newspaper job as a police reporter and photographer, that he embarked upon what would become his life's work: he declared war on tenement conditions, child labor and other abuses of lower-class urban life. Utilizing the new photographic technique of the flash "bulb," Riis was able to capture indoor scenes of the slums (as in this book), adding an even more grim picture to the story he was telling.~Ultimately his lone battle was joined by Theodore Roosevelt, who, as head of the city police board, New York governor, and U.S. President, gave him great support. Most of Riis's writing, including this his best-known book, centers around New York's Lower East Side and "Hell's Kitchen."~This is a landmark book in photojournalism -- it constitutes the first extensive use of half-tone illustrations in a book, but also it uses those grim images to present the reader with irrefutable evidence of the conditions the reader might otherwise prefer to ignore. HOW THE OTHER HALF LIVES includes, in addition to many of Riis's photographs, an appendix of "Statistics bearing upon the Tenement Problem" -- such as population density, immigration, arrests and deaths.~This copy is in the primary binding of paper-covered boards (later copies were in light blue-grey cloth). Its condition is near-fine -- which is remarkable for a book printed on heavy leaves but bound in a fragile paper-covered board binding. There is the slightest of shelf-wear (a couple of tiny nicks in the foot of the spine) and one faint crease in the upper board, but we have not seen a better copy.

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
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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 chromo illustration to lid showing small boy sticking scraps in 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.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        The Nursery Alice

      London - Macmillan and Co., 1890 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A Nursery adaptation of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland with text adapted to nursery readers by Lewis Carroll. Containing twenty coloured enlargements from Tenniel's illustrations, the cover designed and coloured by E. Gertrude Thomson. Second issue, with the original price of 'one shilling'. To front a poem A Nursery Darling and a Preface (Addressed To Any Mother) dated Easter-tide 1980. To rear An Easter Greeting to Every Child Who Loves Alice signed 'Your affectionate Friend, Lewis Carroll' and a poemChristmas Greeting(From a Fairy to a Child) by Carroll, a publisher's catalogue of works by Lewis Carroll and to last page a 'Specimen Page. . . Being a facsimile of the Original MS. Book, afterwards developed into Alice's Adventures in Wonderland with Twenty-seven illustrations by the Author. 'With an ink inscription to front pastedown. With bookseller's blindstamp to front free endpaper for 'W. H. Smith and Son, London'. Condition: In a quarter cloth binding with coloured illustrated boards. Externally, sound but with bumping and wear to extremities. Slight warping to tail of front board. Marginal staining to rearboard. Front joint starting andrear joint tender withsplitting to cloth, with backstrip lifting. Rear hinge strained. Internally, generally firmly bound. Bright but with the odd spot, slight tidemarks and some handling marks to pages with slight foxing to endpapers. Overall: GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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      Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1890.. First edition of Emily Dickinson's first book. One of only 500 copies printed. 12mo, original silver-stamped ivory boards, grey cloth spine, top edge gilt. An excellent copy that shows only light wear. Edited by two of her friends, Mabel Loomis Todd and T.W. Higginson. Housed in a custom quarter morocco box. A very nice copy of scarce and important work.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        The American Testimonial Banquet to Henry M. Stanley

      London: Privately Printed, 1890. Large Octavo. Six mounted photographs including studio photos of Stanley, Lieutenant W. G. Stairs, Surgeon Thomas Heazle Parke, Captain Robert Henry Nelson, and Mr. A. J. Mounteney-Jephson. Original blindstamped, full calf leather binding, with the American Eagle atop star spangled arms with Stanley crossing the shield. Some small, unobtrusive repair to spine, otherwise a very good copy. Upon his return from the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition, Stanley was lionized and a Banquet was given in his honour and that of his officers. This is the leatherbound Program/Menu setting out he proceedings of that evening. Five pages printed text mounted on card. Following the title there is a list of the Committee members and the Honorary Stewards whose number included P.T. Barnum and James McNeil Whistler. The photographs of the Honoured Guests are followed by a description of the "Testimonial Shield," which in turn is followed by the menu and the toast list. A rare Africana item.. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: Voyager Press Rare Books & Manuscripts, ]
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        A Treatise On The Law Of Evidence, 3 vol set

      14th ed. Rev by Simon Greenleaf Croswell. Full leather bound with red and black panels, gilt letters. All volumes have clean, lightly scuffed covers; age darkened on spines (titles clear); owner's name in block letters over top spine panels; owner's neat signature on top of front covers and on front free end papers (1890); small bookplates on front pastedowns; vol 1 has small splits at head of spine and 1/2 inch split at spine head/rear cover joint; vol 2 has 1.75 inch split at spine head/rear cover joint; all vols tightly bound with bright clean interiors, but vol 1 has limited pencil marginalia; all vols have some age darkening to end papers at page edges. Large 8vo, 2013 total pp; index in each volume.

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      Boston: Roberts Brothers. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine. SCARE FIRST EDITION of Dickinson's first book, one of only 500 copies printed. An outstanding copy with a noted provenance. Only ten of Dickinson's poems were published in her lifetime, appearing in newspapers and journals. The first and scarcest volume of her work, titled simply Poems, was issued in 1890 in a run of just 500 copies. Even as late as 1890 Dickinson was still an unknown poet and publishing her challenging poetry was a considerable gamble for Roberts Brothers of Boston, hence the very limited run of just 500 copies. Provenance: From the library of Josephine Porter Boardman Crane with her bookplate ("Ex-libris / Josephine B. Crane / Sugar Hill / Dalton, Mass.") on the front pastedown. Crane, an important American socialite and patron of the arts was a co-founder of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the benefactress of the Dalton School (named after her family estate in Dalton, MA). Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1890. Octavo, original decorated cloth; custom box. A few spots of soiling to cloth and a slight hint of toning to spine. Extremely scarce in such fine condition.

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        Travels In Africa

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1890, 1891, 1892, 1890. 8vo, 3 volumes, All First Editions. viii, 582; viii, 477; viii, 586 pages, frontispiece portrait, hundreds of illustrations, including many full-page, 3 folding partly colored maps. Original green pictoral cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Some foxing, otherwise this is a complete matching first edition set with original endpapers and solid hinges, seldom found in such good condition. Junker explored Africa from 1875 to 1886 including mapping of the Congo River and exploring the Nile sources. He also established the identity of the Welle and Ubangi. According to Baker (Geographical Discovery and Exploration): ' he added very important details to the region', 'he succeeded in making very complete investigations into the question of the Welle river', 'he was able to correct a number of earlier travellers who had visited this region'. Junker received the gold medal of the Royal Geographical Society in 1887. He published 3 books of his exploration over a period of several years all of which are included here. Originally published in German. The many excellent illustrations include the people, nature, plants and native artifacts. One of the best illustrated works on the area. The three volumes were done in the same style, size and cover decorations and were continuations of the author's explorations, although they are often only found separately. . First Edition.

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        The Women of Turkey and Their Folk-Lore, 2 Volumes

      London: David Nutt, 1890. Detail on the culture and sociology of various women in the Ottoman Empire at the end of the 19th Century. Volume one, the Christian women - Greek, Armenian, Bulgarian and Frank. Volume two, Jewish (Judaic, Dunmeh) and Moslem women (Kurdish, Circassian, Yuruk, Albanian,Tatar, Gipsy, & Osmanli, Three chapters at the end on the Origins of Matriarchy by editor John S. Stuart-Glennie. Pages lxxviii, 382 and xvi, 616. Three quarter red leather with marbled boards. The leather is dry and worn, all hinges split but held solidly by the cords. A scarce set, with only 2 of this first edition on the internet as of this writing. Bindings are protected by clear, mylar dustjackets. Inside, impeccably clean and tight, NOT ex-library and no prior owner marks. . First Edition. Illus. by Folding Map in Color. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Thirty Years After/An Artist's Story of the Great War/Told and Illustrated with Nearly 300 Relief-Etchings After Sketches in the Field, and 20 Half-Tone Equestrian Portraits from Original Oil Paintings/Volume II

      New York: Fords, Howard, & Hulbert, 1890. Hardcover. Very Good. Brown textured cloth with gilt lettering and embossed gun decorations. Elephant folio. Shelfwear head and heel of spine, tips of corners rubbed. Front hinge is broken, rear hinge starting. Front endpaper is creased. Text is wonderfully clean and bright, the occasional thumb smudge. Beautiful illustrations. As this is Volume II only, there are 10 full-page equestrian portraits with tissue guards, and

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        Perspective Map of the City of Helena, Mont. Capital of State, County Seat of Lewis & Clarke Co

      Milwaukee: American Publishing Co., 1890. unbound. near fine. Birds-Eye view. Uncolored lithograph. Image measures 26.5" x 39.25". Great birds-eye view panorama of Helena Montana. The detailed pictogram style street plan is surrounded by an inset panoramic view of the east side of Lenox and Corbin and 16 notable buildings including Ketchum, DeNoielle & Co., Nick Kesslers Brewery, the private residence of W.E. Cox, Hotel Helena, Merchants National Bank, Northern Pacific Repair shops, Round House and surroundings, Wallace-Thornburgh Lumber Co., Helena Daily Journal, Journal Publishing Company, W.B. Richard's Real Estate, Helena National Bank, Bailey Block (Jackson's Music House), Montana National Bank, Granite Block & Annex, First National Bank and Broadwater's Hotel and Natatorium. A gazetteer lists additional public buildings, hotels, railroads, street cars, schools, newspapers and churches. At the bottom center under the title of the image: "Compliments of Kessler's Brewery, Nicholas Kessler, Proprietor, Helena - Montana." In beautiful condition.

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        A MAN OF MARK

      London: Remington & Co Publishers, 1890. pp. [vi], 270. Original grey cloth binding with black lettering and decoration to the front board, gilt lettering to the spine, a little general wear and some rubbing to extremities and joints, a couple of pin-prick holes to the front joint, cloth a little marked. Contents clean and tight, original patterned end papers to both front and back, somewhat browned also affecting the half-title page, paper to front hinge partially cracked but expertly repaired, contemporary pencil name and address to head of half-title page. A very good copy. A very scarce book - the first edition of the first novel of Anthony Hope (Hawkins) and paid for by Hope. He writes of it in his autobiography "I had already published one novel - on commission, at my own expense; it cost me fifty pounds, and the royalties amounted to thirteen" Few copies seem to have survied and Copac only list two British libraires with copies.. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No dust jacket. 8vo.

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        The Works

      New York, George Routledge and Sons,, c.1890. Edited by Charles Knight. 8 volumes, octavo (250 × 166 mm). Contemporary tree calf, morocco labels crimson and green, elaborate tooling to spines in compartments, raised bands, roll to boards, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. With black and white illustrations. Spines slightly rubbed, an excellent set, handsomely bound. The pictorial edition.

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        In Darkest Africa

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington Limited,, 1890. or, The Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria. 2 volumes, octavo (215 × 136 mm). Red pebble-grained morocco presentation binding by Mansell - "successor to Hayday" ink-stamp verso of the front free endpaper of volume I - title gilt direct to the spine, low bands, compartments simply, but attractively, panelled, floral central tools, boards similarly panelled with large "autograph" tool to the centre of the upper boards, all edges gilt, gilt rolls to the turn-ins, marbled endpapers. Frontispiece and coloured folding map to each, the maps in cloth-gusseted end-pockets, folding map and coloured profile sketch to vol. II, 36 other plates in all, numerous illustrations to the text. A little rubbed at the extremities, some marginal foxing, but overall a very good set, handsomely bound First edition, this copy specially bound for presentation by the Emin Pasha Relief Committee to Major Genl. Sir F. W. de Winton, with a red morocco label to this effect mounted on the front free endpaper of volume I. "De Winton was an associate of William Mackinnon, the ship-owner, and one of what H. M. Stanley called 'the Mackinnon Clan' which tried to create a British economic presence in the Congo. In 1885 he was appointed administrator-general of the Congo under the rapacious Leopold II's International Association enterprise, just before it became the Congo Free State. He held this office only until 1886, when he was created a commander of the order of Leopold. In 1887 he acted as secretary of the Emin Pasha relief committee, and assisted Stanley in his preparations for the relief expedition" (ODNB). Stanley's famous account of his expedition to relieve Emin Pasha (Eduard Schnitzer), the beleaguered governor of equatorial Sudan, contains some of his most celebrated writing, especially his account of the tortuous 450-mile passage through the dense Ituri rain forest. Stanley's dealings with Emin Pasha (who proved resistant to being "rescued"), his abandonment of his own rear column and his wider motives for the mission have all come under suspicion then and since, but the book remains a classic of African exploration. 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. Attractive and with a superb association.

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        IN DARKEST AFRICA Or the Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin Governor of Equatoria [Two Volume Set]

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1890. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Both Volumes Very Good in boards. A Very scarce piece in such nice condition. Small crack at front gutter of Volume I. Maps present. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        Sainfoin. Winner of the Derby Stakes at Epsom 1890... Won also the Astley Stakes at Lewes 1889. Winner also of the Esher Stakes, the Dec. Stakes at Chester 1890, and others. The property of Sir James Miller. Bred by H.M. the Queen. - Got by Springfield out of Spanda. - Ridden by J. Watts. - Trained by J. Porter

      London: J. Braill & Son, [circa 1890]. Aquatint, printed in colours and finished by hand. 19 5/8 x 26 3/8 inches. 23 3/8 x 29 inches. A fine copy of this excellent late example of the racing aquatint. The heyday of the racing aquatint in Britain was probably about 1830, but the present example shows that the art had not died out, even sixty years later. The print is unfortunately unsigned, but, aside from the process used, the style of painting is charming and recalls the work of John Frederick Herring and his contemporaries.

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        Cabinet Portrait Gallery Reproduced from Original Photographs by W.&D. Downey

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

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        A dictionary of music and musicians (A.D. 1450-1889) by eminent writers, English and foreign : With illustrations and woodcuts / Edited by Sir George Grove. With appendix, edited by J.A. Fuller Maitland and index by Mrs. Edmond Wodehouse [complete in 4 volumes]

      London and New York : Macmillan, 1890-1894., 1890. 1st Edition in this form. Physical description: 4 v. (viii, 768 p. ; vii, 769 p. ; vii, 768 p. ; xi, 820 p. ) : illus. , music ; 23 cm. Subjects: Music - Dictionaries. Music - Bio-bibliography. Notes: V. I published in 1894, v. II - 1890, v. III - 1894, v. IV - 1893. Originally issued in parts, 1878-89. Physical description: 4 v. (viii, 768 p. ; vii, 769 p. ; vii, 768 p. ; xi, 820 p. ) : illus. , music ; 23 cm. Subjects: Music - Dictionaries. Music - Bio-bibliography. Notes: V. I published in 1894, v. II - 1890, v. III - 1894, v. IV - 1893. Originally issued in parts, 1878-89.

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        Vigilante Days and Ways: The Pioneers of the Rockies. The Makers and Making of Montana, Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming

      Boston: J.G. Cupples, 1890. 2 volumes. 8vo., (7 6/8 x 5 inches). 6 pages publisher's advertisements at end. Frontispiece to each volume and 13 plates. Original bevelled blue pictorial cloth gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut (chipped at the head of the spine of volume one). First edition. "One of the standard works on the Montana vigilantes and the Plummer gang of road agents" (Adams). "Langford served on the executive committee of the Montana vigilantes. His 1890 two-volume reminiscence, 'Vigilante Days and Ways (The Pioneers of the Rockies and The Makers and Making of Montana, Idaho, Oregon and Washington)', was a popular book that has become a sort of regional classic in the literature of the northern Rocky Mountains and the Pacific Northwest. Although the author was still secretive about "Judge Lynch" thirty years after the application of lynch law to Montana and refused to name his vigilante colleagues, the book was reprinted (as a single volume) in 1893, 1895, 1912, 1957, 1971, 1973, 1981, and 1996. Langford's vigilantes brought to justice the notorious gang of outlaws headed by the crooked sheriff Henry Plummer, whom they hanged in Bannack on 10 January 1864" (Richard H. Dillon for ANB). Besides his account of the Plummer Gang, he includes Joseph Slade, Langford Peel, and John Biedler too, along with numerous references to cattle and horse thieves and ranches in the region. Langford was also an explorer, and conservationist. The chapter on Yellowstone, is one of the first accounts of the region, and includes an account of the Washburn-Langford-Doane Expedition of 1870. Around the campfire on the night of September 19, Langford and others decided that the area should be acquired and preserved as a national park. Langford went on to become the first superintendent of Yellowstone National Park. Adams Six Guns 1280; Graff 2390; Howes L-78.Provenance: Ownership signature of George O. Somers. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Kate Hunter, M.A. Oxon, in the Rare Book Department.

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      New York: Humboldt Publishing Company, [nd. but ca. 1890].. xviii,254;255-506pp. Four parts, bound without wrappers or the terminal ads to the fourth part, in two volumes. Contemporary three-quarter sheep, spines stamped in gilt. Extremities rubbed and scraped, but sound, internally very good. Edited by Engels and translated from the third German edition of the first volume by Samuel Moore and Edward Aveling. The bibliographically curious Humboldt edition, likely bound up from numbers 135 through 138 of the "Humboldt Library of Science," published serially from 1 September 1890 - 15 October 1890, following the London Sonnenschein edition of 1887 and the Appleton & Co. printing of 1889. The date assigned to the publication of the Humboldt edition has varies widely in references; the date assigned here is based on the set in original dated wrappers now at Yale. Curiously, another set in wrappers appeared at a German auction in 2011, with the wrappers bearing the same designations in the series, but dated January - April 1891. Most likely due to a careless inference from the date of Engels' Preface, some copies appearing in OCLC, as well as the five copies recorded in ABPC since 1986, are assigned the date '[1886]', implying priority over the London edition. Engels wrote his "Editor's Preface" in London (where he had been resident since 1870 and lived until his death), dated it at its conclusion "November 5, 1886," and oversaw the steps leading to the publication of the 1887 London Sonnenschein edition. That the Humboldt edition of the Engels/Moore/Aveling text could have appeared in 1886, prior to the London edition, is extremely unlikely, if not impossible.

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        Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour, Mr Facey Romford's HoundsHawbuck Grange or The Sporting Adventures of Thomas Scott Esq, Handley Cross or Mr Jorrock's Hunt, Ask Mamma or The Richest Commoner in England, Plain or Ringlets 6 Volumes

      London: Bradbury Agnew & Co Hardback: Circa 1890: The Jorrocks Edition: Half red leather binding, raised banded spine with gilt title and decoration. Gilt top edges. Sunning to all spines and top edge of three volumes, light wear to bindings. Coloured frontis pieces with tissue guards. Illustrated with vignettes and full page illustrations. Marbled endpapers with previous owners private address label to one volume. two pages in Hawkbuck Grange are marked at top edge, otherwise text and illustrations are very clean and firm. A Lovely set. . Hardback. Very Good.

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        The Roots Of The Mountains Wherein Is Told Somewhat Of The Lives Of The Men Of Burgdale Their Friends Their Neighbours Their Foemen And Their Fellows In Arms

      Reeves and Turner, London 1890 - Superior edition of 250 copies on Whatman paper. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. Superior Edition of 250 on Whatman Paper in original floral patterned cloth. Small owner's signature to pastedown. Spine unobtrusively and neatly strengthened to upper hinge. Covers a little faded and worn to foot of spine. Contents very clean and bright.

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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'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.

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        Donna, ragazzino e kamasutra.

      Subject: (Erotica - Fotografia). Foto originale all'albumina, 1890 circa di cm. 17 x 23, ambiente nordafricano. Una donna nuda (e con pudico velo al volto) sdraiata appoggia una gamba sulla spalla di un ragazzino (gi? pi? che sufficientemente sviluppato) nudo che la sta possedendo in ginocchio. Rarissimo questo tipo di foto, assai.

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        The Works

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons,, [c.1890]. 20 volumes, small octavo (167 × 108 mm). Contemporary dark blue pebble-grained morocco, titles and decoration to spines, raised bands, twin rule to boards, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. A few leaves lightly spotted, an excellent set. The cabinet edition.

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        The Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe with Biographical Essay By John H. Ingram (Six Volumes)

      Philadelphia: George Barrie & Son Title page continues: "And Twenty Original Etchings, Five Photogravures and a New Etched Portrait". No date - circa 1890-1900. Burton R. Pollin's "Images of Poe's Works" (p.249, #1191) lists the date as 1895. Title page also says "In Seven Volumes", but there is no evidence found here or elsewhere that there was, in fact, a seventh book. Probably a printer's error. Pollin calls for only the six volumes. Pollin goes on to state, "These plates, all from the 1884 Quantin French volumes, may have been Harrison's main source for most of his pictures in the 1902 edition and are therefore doubly important." Volume I Tales of Imagination (18 stories) (287 pp.), Volume II Tales of Imagination / Tales of Humor (15 stories) (278 pp.), Volume III Tales of Humor (17 stories) (258 pp.), Volume IV The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym (225 pp.), Volume V Miscellaneous Tales (11 stories) (324 pp.), and Volume VI Life and Poems (biographical essay and 57 poems) (xxxviii, 199 pp). Red leather and marbled paper-covered boards. Gilt designs and titles on spine. T.e.g. Rough cut page edges on fore-edge and bottom. Marbled endpapers matching the covers. Illustrators include Chifflat, Wogel, Laurens, and Meaulle. Mild rubbing. Only minor bumping to corners. Some occasional, scattered, minor foxing. Owners inscription dated 1900 on f.e.p. of all volumes. Volume V has a small tear at tail of spine - all other spine ends in the set in remarkably good shape. All bindings tight with no loose pages. Quite scarce in this edition and format and an attractive set.. Half-Leather. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        The Derby Day at Flemington

      Melbourne: Pfaff Pinschof & Co., 1 January 1890. Photogravure, on India paper, mounted onto thick wove paper. 19 1/8 x 31 1/8 inches. 24 1/8 x 34 1/2 inches. A fine copy of this lively view of the winner's enclosure for the 1886 Victoria Derby held at Flemington racecourse, Melbourne, Australia The Victoria Derby has been held at the Flemington course in November every year since 1855. The first race was won by Rose of May. The present scene, painted by Austrian-born artist Carl Kahler, shows Trident, the winner of the 1886 race, in the winner's enclosure surrounded by many of the most prominent citizens of Melbourne and the Australian racing world. Trident foaled in Australia in 1883, by Robinson Crusoe (an Australian stallion), from Coconut (an imported mare from Great Britain). Trident went on to win six major races in 1886 (including the Australian Derby) and a further eight in 1887. Kahler went on to spend some time in San Francisco (some reference works suggest that he died there during the earthquake of 1906, but the most recent information is that he was still alive and living in New York in 1926.

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