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        [CHILDREN'S GAME] Jigsaw puzzles with soldiers from different eras

      [France, c 1890]. Oblong box of very thick board (370 x 250 x 35 mm, the lid with a superb, colourful paste-down illustration depicting nine types of uniformed soldier (Swiss, Belgian, Swedish, Chinese, Turkish, Romanian, Austrian, German and Spanish). The box contains three chromolithographic panels pasted onto wood and cut into jigsaw puzzles; each puzzle is complete (twenty-four large pieces) and depicts nine different military types, including ancient Gauls, Frankish warriors, Crusaders, knights from the Hundred Years War, musketeers from the period of Louis XIV, zouaves, grenadiers and lancers. In miraculous condition, these puzzles and their presentation box represent the pinnacle of French fin-de-siecle game design.

      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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        La Sainte Messe

      - [2] feuillets manuscrits et s.l. [France], s.n, s.d. (c. 1890-1900), in-8, [2] feuillets manuscrits et enluminés ; [6]-56-[4], puis 57 à 102 pages, toutes enluminées, maroquin janséniste prune, dos à faux nerfs, coiffes guillochées, filet sur les coupes, dentelle intérieure, doublure de moire violette, monogramme C.Q. doré au contreplat, tranches dorées [Lesort], Précieux livre de prières dont le large encadrement du texte est richement aquarellé et enluminé : la finesse d'exécution est remarquable. L'ouvrage est en outre orné d'un titre décoratif, de deux illustrations à pleine page (la Crucifixion et le Mariage de la Vierge) et de lettrines. Cet exemplaire ouvre sur 2 feuillets manuscrits, avec encadrement enluminés et lettrines ornées, donnant la filiation de la maison de Quatrebarbes sur deux génération : le monogramme C.Q doré sur le premier contreplat correspond probablement à Clotilde Marie Joséphine de Saint-Germain, épouse du vicomte Pierre Raoul Lancelot Marie Joseph de Quatrebarbes. L'élégante reliure d'inspiration janséniste est signée Lesort ; ce relieur semble s'être fait une spécialité des reliures pour missel, livres d'Heures et autres paroissiens ornés dans le style néo-gothique et qui ont connu leur heure de gloire avec Gruel-Engelmann. Légers frottements au niveau des coiffes et des coins. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        Three female musicians.

      Constantinople, ca. 1890. Original photograph, albumen print, 20,7 x 26,3 cm. KEYWORDS:constantinople/turkey/photo

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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        The Works. Edited by Henry Irving and Frank A. Marshall. With notes and introductions to each play F. A. Marshall and other Shakesperian scholars.

      London: Blackie & Son, Limited, 1890 - 8 volumes, octavo (226 x 165 mm). Finely bound by Mudie in contemporary tan calf, brown morocco labels, gilt tooling to spines in compartments separated by raised bands, fillets to boards gilt and in blind, inner dentelles blind, marbled endpapers and edges. Ownership signature to front blanks, some occasional light foxing, boards a little marked, spines a little rubbed and minor wear to headcaps, overall in excellent condition. Engraved frontispieces and further illustrations throughout. The Henry Irving Shakespeare. An attractive set of Shakespeare's plays including his poems and sonnets.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Photo Album]: Colorado Farm Life with Hunting

      1890 - Quarto. Measuring 10" x 12". Red cloth over paper boards with gilt stamped decorations. Contains 32 sepia toned silver gelatin photographs with some duplicates and three cyanotype prints measuring around 4" x 7" without captions. Good only with front board detached, lacking the spine, and chips with very good photographs, some fading.A collection of photographs featuring farm life and hunting in the American West around 1890. While unidentified, the location appears to be where the Great Plains meet the mountains, perhaps in Colorado. The photos depict the owners of the land posing near their cabin and a larger farm house in a variety of seasons: one photo shows a group of men enjoying some recreation under a tree after a summer picnic (with one holding a tennis racket) and the three cyanotype prints showing the men outside the house after a snowstorm.Hunting is the predominant subject depicted throughout the album with men posing with dogs, guns, and with kills. Photos including a man posed holding a gun with pelts attached to his belt and his dog sitting in front of him. Another shows a man on horseback holding the head of a deer, while several others showcase a hunting encampment. Also featured are the animals from the area including beautiful photos of a mountain lion by a river, a group of deer laying in a field, and cattle fenced in with a mountain range visible in the distance. While men are predominately featured throughout the album there is an image of a lone woman on horseback, which suggests her absence from other photos may be due to her being photographer of the group. A terrific collection of photographs depicting late 1800s farm life on the Plains with an emphasis on hunting. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        [CHILDREN'S GAME] Jigsaw puzzles with children's scenes

      [France, c 1890]. Oblong box of very thick board (345 x 258 x 45 mm), the lid with a superb, colourful paste-down illustration depicting children and families at the zoo, with camel and elephant rides and an ostrich-drawn carriage. The box contains four chromolithographic scenes pasted onto wood and cut into jigsaw puzzles; each puzzle is complete (sixteen large pieces). The scenes are: an outdoor Punch and Judy show (probably in the Tuileries gardens); a picnic for children in the countryside; a village festival with children playing musical instruments in a procession; a fair with merry-go-round and other attractions. A true marvel both for its perfect condition and exquisite design.

      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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        Hermann Moest, Die Quelle, Kreide- und Kohlezeichnung auf Papier

      1890 - Hermann Moest, 1868 Hannover - 1945 Berlin, "Die Quelle, 1890", Kreide- und Kohlezeichnung auf Papier, rechts unten signiert und datiert: "Moest 1890", Blattgröße: 46 x 36 cm, Rahmen: Seltener Pappemaché Rahmen um 1880, extra dickes, säurefreies Passepartout Museumsglas, Versand in Deutschland kostenlos, Europa Euro 50,-, Welt Euro 80,-

      [Bookseller: Michael Draheim]
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        IN DARKEST AFRICA, or the Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria

      New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1890 - 2 volumes. First edition, the American issue. Illustrated with portrait frontispieces, 43 full page illustrations, a profusion of illustrations in the text, 3 large color folding maps in pockets, 1 folding map bound within the text block, 1 diagram. 8vo, publisher's original green cloth lettered in gilt on the spines which also feature gilt busts of Stanley, with gilt and black decoration on the upper covers and Stanley's signature in gilt. xiv, 547; xvi, 540 including index. An especially fine and bright set in excellent and unusually nice condition. Rare thus. AN EXCELLENT SET. VERY SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION, AND ONE OF THE PRINCIPLE WRITINGS BY ONE OF THE GREATEST EXPLORERS OF THE DARK CONTINENT. The work is the original report to the Emin Pasha Relief Committee and the funding group for the expedition, one of the most important of all African exploratory adventures. "By 1885 Stanley had become deeply interested in the schemes of Mr. (afterwards Sir) William Mackinnon, chairman of the British India Steam Navigation Company, for establishing a British protectorate in East Equatorial Africa, and it was believed that this object could be furthered at the same time that relief was afforded to Emin Pasha, governor of the Equatorial Province of Egypt, who had been isolated by the Mahdist rising of 1881-1885.Instead of choosing the direct route Stanley decided to go by way of the Congo, as thereby he would be able to render services to the infant Congo State, then encountering great difficulties with the Zanzibar Arabs established on the Upper Congo" (EB). Stanley and Tippoo Tib, the chief of the Congo Arabs, entered into an agreement for the latter to assume governorship of the Stanley Falls station and supply carriers for the Emin relief expedition, and then travelled up the Congo to Bangala together. They parted ways at Stanley Falls and Stanley started his trip toward Albert Nyanza, leaving a rear-guard at Yambuya on the lower Aruwimi under the command of Major E.M. Barttelot. Stanley’s journey to Albert Nyanza became a hazardous 160-day march through "nothing but miles and miles, endless miles of forest" that claimed the lives of over half of Stanley’s men from starvation, disease, and hostility of the natives. Finally upon the arrival at Albert Nyanza, Stanley achieved communication with Emin but was troubled by the non-arrival of his rear-guard. He retraced his steps back to Yambuya to find that Tippoo Tib had broken faith, Barttelot had been murdered, and the camp was in disarray and only one European was left. Stanley again set out for Albert Nyanza, where Stanley, Emin Pasha, and the survivors of the rear-guard began the return journey to Zanzibar by way of Uganda, a trip during which he discovered the Mountains of the Moon (Ruwenzori), traced the course of the Semliki River, discovered Albert Edward Nyanza and the great southwestern gulf of Victorian Nyanza. Of Stanley’s original 646 men, only 246 survived. This account of his adventures was wildly popular and published in six languages. One of the greatest feats in African travel, Stanley traveled thousands of miles in his claims to the great stretches of continental African territory. This particular edition is extremely scarce in such excellent condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA]
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        Éthiopie Méridionale. Journal de mon Voyage aux Pays Amhara, Oromo et Sidama. Septembre 1885 à Novembre 1888.


      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        [CHILDREN'S GAME] Loto des 5 parties du monde. Race humaines, productions végétales et animales

      Paris : Saussine, Edit., [circa 1890]. Box of thick card, 430 x 340 x 45 mm, the lid with superb chromolithograph illustration featuring five female figures symbolising the five regions of the world, surrounded by images of the flora and fauna of the entire world arranged by continent; the box contains twelve chromolithographed playing boards, each 290 x 160 mm and having as a theme a different region of the world, each board with eight recessed windows showing a black and white lithographed and numbered illustration of an ethnic type, plant or animal from that region; 96 small, numbered chromolithographed cards, each 33 x 37 mm and corresponding to each of the 96 windows on the playing boards, are contained within their original cotton pouch, together with a second pouch of circular playing counters of thick card; the game is complete and in remarkably well preserved, original condition. A beautifully designed and illustrated game of geographical lotto, intended to teach children about the inhabitants and natural history of the various regions of the globe. The twelve playing boards are divided equally amongst the six regions of North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Oceania. The two Oceania boards are devoted to the eastern and western spheres, with the illustrated windows and their matching chromolithographed cards representing the following: kiwi; crocodile; kangaroo; lyrebird; cockatoo; water buffalo; whale; coconut palm; Javanese; Malay; orangutan; platypus; sheep station; Australian flag; Australian Aborigine; Tasmanian Aborigine.

      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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        Commemorative wall panel, presented to Stanley.

      - 1890. Five original portrait photos by Henry van der Weyde of Regent Street, within hallmarked Sterling silver frames, each with cast and engraved Sterling silver label underneath, two probaly silver-plated medallions within hallmarked Sterling silver frames, a rectangular inscribed silver plaque, a small silver maker's label (Rodrigues of Piccadilly), Queen Victoria's Cypher and crown in silver above crossed British and Turkish flags in sheet silver, all mounted on an ebonized panel with architrave and silver-leaf coated sheet metal columns on either side, many more heavy silver applications, the entire panel measures 102 by 65 cm and weighs over 11 kilos; panel with one vertical crack, two side claddings of the plinth missing, two photos a little foxed, some silver a little discoloured due to earlier application of laquer; provenance: from Stanley's study at Furze Hill, Pirbright, Surrey. The inscription on the presentation plaque reads 'Presented by the Advance Column of the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition Mr. & Ms. Henry Morton Stanley on their Marriage July 12th 1890. In Token of their Admiration & affectionate Remembrance of their Leader'. The 'verso' of Stanley's portrait medallion shows an allegoric Figure inscribed 'Congo - Nile - Rwenzori - 1887'. It is a replica of the medal presented to Stanley by the RGS. Apart from Stanley's photographic portrait in the centre of the composition, the others show the surviving European participants in the Emin Pasha expedition. Sergeant R. H. Park, Lieutenant W. G. Parks, Captin R. H. Nelson and A. J. Monteney-Jephson. The intertwining of the British and Turkish flags mark that the search expedition was for a 'lost' Ottoman civil servant, Emin Pasha, actually a German-Jewish by birth, who probably had converted to Islam and as governor of the Upper Nile was cut off from the North by the Mahdist uprising. The relief expedition was one of the last great African explorations, and at the same time introduced the sleeping sickness to Uganda (presumably from the Congo) and the Maxim gun to Africa. Henry Morton Stanley, of uncertain Welsh parentage went at the age of 18 to New Orleans, where he received the family name that stuck, from his adoptive father, Henry Hope Stanley, a cotton magnate, became a US citizen, fought in the American Civil War, and embarked on a unparalleled carreer as a journalist and explorer. Provenance: After his marriage to Dorothy ('Dolly') Tennant Stanley decided that the couple must have a country home, and 'plunged into house hunting with something of his old vigor' (Bierman, Dark Safari, p. 350. After considering 57 properties Stanley decided to leave his Sackville Street flat for Furze Hill, a mock Tudor manor some 30 miles outside the capital. He had it modernised and extemsively renovated and electrified. The house was then filled with personal memorabilia, Africana, and portraits of fellow explorers of the 'dark' continent.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd]
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        La Porcelaine tendre de Sèvres. 50 planches reproduisant 250 motifs en aquarelle d'après les originaux. Avec une notice historique

      Paris, Maison Quantin, Compagnie générale d'Impression et d'éditions (1890 circa) cartella in cartonato originale con tre lacci in cotone, 32.8 x 45 cm. con 31 pp. a fogli sciolti ompresa la tavola delle marche e monogrammi + 4 pp. « Table des Planches ». Presenti : 34 delle 50 tavole cromolitografiche. ATTENZIONE : mancano : n° VIII, XIII, XIV, XV, XXI, XXII, XXIII, XXVI, XXX, XXXI, XXXII, XXXIV, XXXVI, XXXIX, XLII, XLVII.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani già  Naturalistica]
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        My Prague Pig, and Other Stories for Children

      London: Skeffington & Son, 1890. First Edition. Half Morocco Over Cloth. Near Fine. 7 1/4" Tall. Frontispiece. 101 Pp + 1 P. Publisher's Catalog On Verso Of Last Page. Half Brown Morocco With Morocco Tips, Over Pink Cloth, Marbled Endpapers, Top Edge Gilt, Silk Marker Bound In. Slight Loss At Ends Of Joints, Professional Refreshed Morocco Now Near Fine, Contents Fine, No Names Or Marks. A Quite Scarce Children's Book, Only 7 Copies Identified In Institutional Holdings Noted In Worldcat.

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books]
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        The Beautiful West Side Illustrated.


      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        La question du charbon de terre

      Paris, Librairie F. Savy, 1890, in-8, , broché, couverture imprimée de l'éditeur, dos factice, titre manuscrit en long, Envoi de l'auteur à M. Linder. Albert de Lapparent (1839-1908), élève de l'École Polytechnique et des Mines, était professeur de géologie et minéralogie à l'Institut catholique de Paris au moment de sa fondation (1875). Il fut également directeur de recherches au CNRS, créateur de la mission géologique française en Afghanistan et conservateur-adjoint des collections départementales de l'École des Mines (1868). Il travailla pendant plusieurs années à la Carte géologique détaillée de la France. Il fut l'un des principaux rédacteurs de la Revue de géologie (1866-1880), publia d'intéressants articles dans le Correspondant, les Annales des mines, et fit de savantes communications à la Société de géologie, dont il fut nommé président en 1880, ainsi qu'à l'Académie des sciences de Paris. Il obtint de cette dernière le prix Laplace en 1861 et le prix Delesse en 1885. Il est l'auteur d'un important Traité de géologie (Paris, 1882) qui est sans doute le tableau le plus complet de l'ensemble des connaissances acquises à la fin du XIXe siècle sur les phénomènes géologiques, et d'un Cours de minéralogie (Paris, 1884) lui aussi largement diffusé. Tampon annulé de l'institut catholique de Paris et étiquette en pied du dos.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        Autograph Letter Signed to Dr. Ward

      Evanston, Ill, 1890. Autograph Letter Signed, "Frances Willard" to Dr. Ward on letterhead of National Woman's Christian Temperance Union, President Frances E. Willard. Single sheet, 8-7/16" x 5-3/8", folded in thirds to fit envelope, else fine. Frances Willard (1839-1898), feminist and reformer, distinguished herself as an educator in the early part of her life. By the 1870's, however, she had found her life's work: temperance. Bringing a small prayer-dominated group to the national stage and prodding the WCTU into other causes -- like suffrage and labor reform -- she shaped the group into a strong woman's movement. By 1890, Miss Willard had experience of 10 years in American party politics and was influential in making the Prohibitionists a successful political force. In her autobiography, GLIMPSES OF FIFTY YEARS, she mentions writing for The Independent as early as 1870. The Independent was a New York-based weekly journal of considerable importance in 19th-century America, absorbing Harper's Weekly in 1916. It started in 1848 as a religious journal associated with the Congregationalists. Henry Ward Beecher, editor from 1860-1863 was succeeded by Theodore Tilton (1863-1870) who made it a secular periodical interested in reform -- especially suffrage. Later editors moved the journal in the direction of an interdenominational religious and literary organ, active in political discussion. In this letter, she writes "Dr. Ward" that this "note was not reached - in the heap on my table - until hereaway. I always liked to write for The Independent but felt unwelcome latterly. Reassured by your kind words, will 'try try again' - soon. Dr. Ward may well be Cyrenus Osborne Ward (18311902), author, editor, and labor leader who was strongly connected to the New York Tribune and New York Sun. By 1878 he had set up his own printing office to publish one of his own books as well as assuming the associate editorship of the reform journal, Man. He spent the rest of his life devoted to a political and social agenda of progress and reform -- as did Willard. An interesting letter -- one doesn't often have written documentation of the "Do Everything" Miss Willard letting feelings of unwelcomeness deter her from anything! NAW III, pp. 613-619. Willard, GLIMPSES OF FIFTY YEARS (1889). DAB X, pp. 416-417.

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        Jérusalem. Route de Bethléem, prise de la porte de Jaffa.

      ca. 1890. Original photograph, albumen print, 21,5 x 27,5 cm, Photograph no 888. KEYWORDS:palestine/jerusalem/photo

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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        Die Geschichte des Reitenden Feldjäger-Corps während ersten 150 Jahre seines Bestehens 1740-1890

      Leist, Bln., 1890. VIII/222 S. mit 1 Porträt, 1 Faksimile, 3 Lichtdruckbildern u. 3 chromolithogr. Uniformtafeln., original blindgeprägter Leinen-Einband mit Gold- u. silberprägung. (Widmung auf Vorsatz/1 Blatt mit hinterlegtem Einriss) - Gutes Exemplar -

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        Queensland railway & tourists' guide

      : compiled under instructions from the Queensland Railway Commissioners.Brisbane, and at Sydney, Melbourne & London : Gordon and Gotch, [1890]. First edition. Octavo, original cloth backed pictorial papered boards (lightly marked), paste-downs and endpapers with advertisements (rear endpaper with loss at bottom corner), 176 p, illustrated with [22] leaves of plates, folding colour map of Queensland Land Agents' Districts dated 1888 loose at rear (light foxing to verso of map), a very good copy. Extremely scarce in this condition.Ferguson, 12534. "Concise history of the colony, and complete description of all country railway lines, with interesting extra information for tourists, travellers and all other classes." (title).

      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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        Christoph Columbus Logbuch. als Geheimschrift von mir selbst, für meinen Sohn Diego, vom 3ten August 1492 an, geführt und mit Schildereien und Karten versehen worden. Aufgefischt von C. M. Seyppel. Mit zahlreichen Illustrationen.


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        La photographie débarrassée de ses difficultés par l'emploi des plaques au gélatino-bromure préparées par avance. Nouveaux procédés de développement. A l'usage de l'amateur débutant

      Paris, 1890, in-12, de 56 pages, exemplaire broché, couverture illustré en noir (dos cassé, manque de papier sur l'extérieur des couvertures), La page de titre porte la mention de 3e édition corrigée, nous n'avons pas trouvé la date de la première. Manuel de vulgarisation de technique photographique. Rousseurs.

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        A Man of Mark

      London: Remington & Co. 1890 - London: Remington & Co., 1890; first edition, first printing; 270 pp., original gilt & black stamped gray cloth, spine cocked, covers darkened and rubbed, remnants of a book plate to the front paste down, previous owner's name inked to the top margin of the title page, good only. Photos available upon request.

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        Collection of fern samples, 2 vols.

      Unique: , ca 1890. Unique, ca 1890. Nineteenth century three quarter leather over marbled boards.. Very good; modest rubbing and chafing to the joints; two samples with minor losses; some linen mounting stubs torn.. Oblong 4to A collection of 30 fern samples neatly mounted in two oblong 4to albums with discreet identification (their individual Latin names) hand written on the mounting sheet. The sheets were professionally bound in on linen stubs. A handsome set.

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        Lebende Bilder

      Munich: Verlag Braun & Schneider, 1890. Hardcover. Orig. publisher's pictorial boards colored in a multitude of colors, black cloth spine. Very good. Unpaginaged. 32 x 24 cm. Cover title, a pop-up book with eight full-page chromolithographed plates, each with a movable tab to set the scene in motion. The poems describing each plate are captioned: Herr Stabel, Die Jungser Kochin, Der Klavierspieler, Der Schreiber, Der Herr Magister, Der Tyroler Sanger, Fritzchen und der Kakadu, & Das naschafte Katzlein. "There is little doubt that the most elaborate and ingenious movables ever produced were those of the German Lothar Meggendorfer (1847-1925) made during the 1880s and 1890s....the mechanisms and operations of Meggedorfer's books - not to mention the originality of the figures -- are far superior to any others published before or since. The devices that operated the various figures in his books consisted of a series of inter-connecting cardboard levers sandwiched between the coloured illustration on the front of the oblong leaf and the dummy pasted behind it. The animated limbs and heads were cut-out models on the front of the picture, and moving the tab set the whole scene in motion [see: HAINING, Movable Books, pp.65-73]. Overall a clean copy with all tabs functional, very slight rubbing to extremities, bookseller label, paste-down front endpaper of Brunnquell & Rohde, Milwaukee, WI.

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        In Darkest Africa

      NY: Charles Scribner's, 1890. DeLuxe Ltd to 500 numbered/signed copies. Hardcover. VG+ to near Fine. or the Quest, Rescue and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria. 1890 NY Two volumes: 429 and 472 pp. Edition de luxe limited to 250 numbered copies signed by Stanley. 6 etchings, 150 woodcut ill, 3 folding maps. Stanley was interested in establishing a British Protectorate in East Africa and at the same time trying to rescue the Governor of the Equatorial Province in Egypt. Stanley arranged to travel up the Congo and then to Albert N'yanza, a horrible, hazardous journey. Eventually reaching his goal, during the equally perilous return trip Stanley discovered the Mountains of the Moon (Ruwenzori) and a new lake that he named Lake Albert. Only slightly over 1/3 of the original group returned alive. This is considered one of the greatest accounts of travel writing, especially of African exploration. Printed on thick deckle edged paper and bound in half gilt black leather over thick gilt vellum boards. The set is in usually nice condition, the leather showing very little wear, the raised spine bands show no wear and the corners only the tiniest bit of wear. The vellum boards are lightly soiled but much cleaner than usual. The text block is fine. Overall a solid VG+ to near fine set. See pictures on our website.

      [Bookseller: Trophy Room Books]
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        Uniformenkunde. Lose Blätter zur Geschichte der Entwickelung der militärischen Tracht in Deutschland. Hrsg., gezeichnet u. m. kurzem Text vers. v. Rich. Knötel. Erster, zweiter u. dritter Band. (3 Bände). 50; 50; 60 farb. Tafn.

      Rathenow, Babenzien, 1890/1891/1892. - Gr.-8°. Ill. OLwd.-Flügelmappen. *Die vollständigen 3 ersten Mappen des 18 Mappen umfassenden Werkes. Der 3. Band mit 60 Tafn. enthält die "Mittheilungen zur Geschichte der militärischen Tracht" No. 1-12. Jan-Dez. 1892. Mappen 1 u. 2 hellbraun mit Gold- u. Schwarzpräg., etw. angestaubt, Mappe 3 rot mit Gold- u. Schwarzpräg., frisch. - Etw. berieben u. bestoßen, Titelbl. stockfl. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Reinsch]
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        Paa ski over Grønland. En skildring af Den Norske Grønlands-ekspedition 1888 - 89. Med Illustrationer af A. Bloch, Th. Holmboe, Eiv. Nielsen og E. Werenskiold. Samt 4 farvelagte Karter.

      Kristiania 1890. Stor 8vo. XII + 704 s + foldekart. Komplett i illustr. hefter som utgitt, 1 - 22 i 14 hefter med alle omslag. Noen slitte ryggstriper, hefte 1 m. slitt foromsl. og hefte 21/22 m. slitt bakomsl. Pen materie. (Complete in parts as issued.). Subskribsjonseksemplar."Det tyder alt sammen hen paa, at der har foregaaet og sandsynligvis også vil komme til at foregaa merkelige forandringer og vekslinger i klimaet paa de forskjellige bredder af vor jord."

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        Hedda Gabler. Skuespil i fire akter.

      København 1890. 8vo. (4) + 236 s. Orig. dekorert. helsjirtingbd. (Grønt). Svak kantslitasje. Forsatsbl. verso og fribl. litt brunplettet. Navn på tittelbl.

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        Hedda Gabler.

      Copenhagen: Gyldendalske Boghandels Forlag, 1890.. FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp.[4]; 236. In a contemporary binding of red half morocco over black textured boards, gilt titles and tooling to spine. Internally nice and clean with only very slight paper toning, binding slight rubbed to boards and extremities, a very good copy in a sound binding.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Forest of Anderida

      T. Vickers-Wood, 1890. Hardcover. Good. 1890. First Edition. 143 pages. No dust jacket. Pictorial blue cloth boards. Slight give to front and rear boards, but not cracked. Mild age toning within,but neat and clean. Slight spotting to page ends. There's some rubbing to the board edges and wear to the spine ends. A few odd white spotting marks to front and more so the rear panel. A solid copy of a scarce book.

      [Bookseller: The World of Rare Books]
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        Physiologie des exercices du corps

      Paris, Félix Alcan, 1890, in-8, VIII, 372 pages suivies de 32 pages de catalogue Alcan, percaline bordeaux de l'éditeur, titre doré en médaillon sur le premier plat, Quatrième édition de cet ouvrage paru pour la première fois en 1888 et par le biais duquel Fernand Lagrange souhaite "établir des règles et formuler des méthodes pour l'application rationnelle de l'exercice musculaire, selon les cas et les sujets". Pour ce faire, il divise son livre en six parties : le travail musculaire, la fatigue, l'accoutumance au travail, les différents exercices, les résultats de l'exercice, et le rôle du cerveau dans l'exercice. Cet ouvrage constitue le tome 60 de la "Bibliothèque scientifique internationale". Fernand Lagrange (1845-1909) étudia les exercices physiques en fonction de la physiologie organique, et non de la mécanique, ce qui était novateur pour l'époque. Intérieur portant des rousseurs

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        Around the World with Nellie Bly

      Massachusetts: Milton Bradley Co. c 1890s. A rare board game based on the adventures of Nellie Bly. Bly (1867-1922) had taken up the challenge in 1890 to travel round the world faster than the men who had gone before her. After circling the globe in precisely seventy-two days, six hours, and eleven minutes she became a well known identity. This attractive game, produced by the Milton Bradley Company, celebrates her considerable achievements. Geographical game, original cloth box, colour-printed pictorial lid with rules printed on inside, 420mm x 400mm, original spinning-wheel die, 4 later counters, colour lithograph on board, 400mm x 415mm; box at some time neatly repaired and canvas sides strengthened, overall in very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Rare Illustrated Books]
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        Africa. No. 8A (1890). Translations of Protocols and General Act of the Slave Trade Conference held at Brussels, 1889-90; with annexed Declaration. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by command of Her Majesty. August 1890. [C.-6049-I].

      London, printed for Her Majesty's Stationery Office, by Harrison and Sons, 1890. - Folio. (2), 191, (1) pp. Sewn, with remains of former spine. English-language Protocols and General Act of the 1889/1890 Brussels Conference, at which the European colonial powers, Russia, Turkey, and Persia came together to counteract the slave trade in Africa. Note on the title-page: "The Annexes to the Protocols have not been translated: but the Originals will be found in 'Africa No. 8 (1890).'" - A good copy. Lorimer, Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf, Vol. I. Historical, Part II, Appendix R. Books of Reference. IV. Anonymous Official Works, 606 [p. 2733; under Slave Trade].

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Zum Zeitvertreib fur brave Knaben & Madschen Ein Ziehbilderbuch

      Munich: Verlag Braun & Schneider, 1890. Boards. Orig. publisher's pictorial boards colored in red, black and blue with cloth backstrip renewed. Very good.. Unpaginaged. 33 x 25 cm. Cover title, a pop-up book with eight full-page chromolithographed plates, each with a movable tab to set the scene in motion. The poems describing each plate are captioned: Die Gouvernante, Der Billardspieler, Der Schmetterlingsfanger, Der Gratulant, Der vergessene Hausshlussel Der durstige Kasperl, Der genfangene Turko, and Der Apfeldieb. "There is little doubt that the most elaborate and ingenious movables ever produced were those of the German Lothar Meggendorfer (1847-1925) made during the 1880s and 1890s....the mechanisms and operations of Meggedorfer's books - not to mention the originality of the figures -- are far superior to any others published before or since. The devices that operated the various figures in his books consisted of a series of inter-connecting cardboard levers sandwiched between the coloured illustration on the front of the oblong leaf and the dummy pasted behind it. The animated limbs and heads were cut-out models on the front of the picture, and moving the tab set the whole scene in motion [see: HAINING, Movable Books, pp.65-73]. Overall a clean copy with all tabs functional.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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        (Wien 1858 - 1933 München). Rast vor dem Wirtshaus. Öl auf Holz. Unten rechts signiert und bezeichnet \'München\'. 13 x 16,5 cm. Im breiten Holzrahmen.

       1890 Blick in die Dorfstraße eines bayerischen Dorfes unter bewölktem Himmel. Rechts vor dem Wirtshaus Pferde an der Heuraufe und Menschen bei der Rast und im Gespräch, auf der Straße ebenfalls eine Begegnung sowie Enten und Hühner.- Verso mit altem Stempel \'Galerie Herman (?), Frankfurt a.M.\'.- Dabei ein Inventarzettel des Auktionshauses Dorotheum von 2005.- Aus der Sammlung Häusler, Kiel. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Album für Liebigbilder. 100 Serien à 6 Bilder.

      Leipzig, Ernst Heidtmann, Um 1890 - Ca. 27,5 x 27 cm. (2) S., (100) Seiten mit 600 eingelegten chromolithographierten Bildchen. Orig.-Leinenband. U.a. mit folgenden Serien: Joh. Strauss; Wintermärchen von Shakespeare; Lohengrin; Parsifal; Die Maske; Erzeugung des Feuers; Zur Geschichte der Goldschmiedekunst; Im Reiche der Nähnadel; Der Kautschuk; Zur Geschichte des Papiers; Parlamente; Hervorragende Brückenbauten; Bismarck; Nationalhymnen; Österr. Volkstrachten und Städte; Gebirgsvolk in Norwegen; Aus dem Lande der Pharaonen; Virtuosen der Tonkunst; Physikalische Spielereien; Weihnachten; Alpen-Blumen; Vogelnester; Sternbilder; Seefische; Carnevals-Serenaden; Drachenabenteuer; Reise um die Welt; Einband stärker bestoßen, etwas fleckig, mit größerem Eckabriss, Rücken durchgehend aufgeplatzt.Titelblatt mit Namenszug. Handschriftlicher Inhaltsverzeichnis der Bilder verso Titelblatt. Trägerpapier gebräunt und teils etwas angerändert, die lose in den vorgesehenen Halterungen eingelegten Bildchen teils etwas knitterfaltig oder bestoßen, jedoch überwiegend in gutem Zustand. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rainer Kurz - Antiquariat]
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      Cairo, J.P.Sebah, ca. 1890. Original photograph, albumen print, 26,3 x 34,5 cm, rubberstamp signed, titled and numbered (1114) on front. KEYWORDS:egypt/philae/photo.

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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      Caldwell: Published By G. D. Freeman, 1890., 1890. First edition. First edition. First printing with the word "Talbert" misprinted in the title. 8vo. Rebound in maroon cloth with new endpapers, and titles stamped in gold gilt on the spine [1-405 pp., 20.2 x 14.5 cm. frontispiece. three illustrations, "Author's Preface," index to chapters. "Talbert" mis-spelled in the title. Six Score 39 says "An extremely rare history of Caldwell during this vital period, when it was an important cattle town, and a first hand account of one of the roughest of the shipping terminals." Herd 843 says "Exceedingly rare." Streeter Sale 2030 says ".... rare ... this important account of the Kansas frontier. The work is usually known by the second edition of 1892." Adams One Fifty 56 says "The book contains much material on the gunmen and their gun battles in Cadlwell [sic] and tells of the Medicine Lodge bank robbery by Henry Brown and Ben Wheeler. I was fortunate enough in my early 1940s to pick up a copy of the first edition in California, and it is the only one I have ever seen." Inked Christmas gift inscription and dated "Dec. 25, 1891," else near fine, tight copy of the first issue of the first edition, with contents in very nice condition.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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