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

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Angela Sülzen]
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        Extended Indicator map of London . Divided into quarter mile squares for measuring distances.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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        Emin Pasha and the rebellion at the Equator. A story of nine months' experiences in the last of the Soudan provinces

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

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        Mysteries of the Court of London (1849 - 56)

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

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        Her Majesty's Army

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

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        1700 ? 1704 ???? [The Guard of The Russian Tsar at Narva in 1700 and 1704].

      Sankt Peterburg Skorokhodov 1890 - Quarto (26.6 x 20.7 cm). 48 pp., including title, with 14 engraved plates. Modern brown cloth. Very rare work published in the edition of 200 copies only glorifying the exploit of the Russian troops in the Great Northern War and military reforms of Peter the Great. The book was published on the occasion of manoeuvres conducted in 1890 in the environs of Narva by the Preobrazhenskiy and Semiovskiy regiments - the elite Guards regiments created by Peter the Great. Hundred and ninety years earlier the same place was a witness of a bitter defeat of the Russian forces that signified an important turn in the military history of the Empire. The Battle of Narva on 19 November 1700 was an early battle in the Great Northern War. A Swedish relief army under Charles XII of Sweden defeated a Russian siege force three to four times its size. Afterwards Peter the Great maintained that this overwhelming defeat had been a blessing because it forced him to take vigourous action to create a modern army. Four years later, Peter returned with 45,000 men, far better trained and equipped than before and took the town. The book was published at own expense by Pavel Pototskiy (1857 —1938), a historian and Russian military commander, distinguished in the combat of the First World War. It includes multiple plans, diagrams and drawings made by the Army of Peter The Great, and illustrations of the battle. Very rare: not in the collections of Russian State or Public libraries; WorldCat locates only one copy - in the National Library of Poland (with 13 plates only). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

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

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat DAS BUCHUNIVERSUM]
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        Semarang. Apotheek Klaesensen oude Societeit.

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

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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        The Story of a Regiment; Being a Narrative of the Service of the Second Regiment Minnesota Veteran Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War of 1861-1865

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

      [Bookseller: Midway Book Store (ABAA)]
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        Zur Frage über die Expertise von gefälschtem und gebrauchtem Thee.

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Schierenberg]
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        Hedda Gabler. Skuespil i fire Akter.

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Glockengießerei Hilzer / Besitzungen Hilzer - Wiener Neustadt - Originalfotos um 1890

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

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

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        Memorias Asturianas

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

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria García Prieto]
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        The Principles of Psychology

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

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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        One Hundred Steel Engravings of Battle Scenes and Portraits chiefly illustrating British History

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

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        In Darkest Africa

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

      [Bookseller: Arcadian Books]
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        In Darkest Africa or, The Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria.

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

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

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

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        Physiologie du mouvement. Le vol des oiseaux

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

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        Architectural Drawings.

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

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

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

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        Volanta (Carnet).

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

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

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

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

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

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        Fapafix-Verpackung DRP 483896 Alleinvertrieb Friedrich Gutsch Karton u. Reklame Karlsruhe / B. Klosestr. 16

      60 Blatt mit 60 montierten Fotos , je ca. 16 x 10 cm (verschiedene Formate) Ordner, ca. 18 x 24,7 cm Der Muster-Katalog enthält hauptsächlich Fotos von Fahrrad-Umverpackungen aus den 50er - 60er Jahren, hergestellt von der Firma Friedrich Gutsch in Karlsruhe.Enthalten : Werktags zur Arbeit Sonntags ins Grüne NSU Fahrrad (3 x verschiedene Perspektiven), Hercules das Rad das viel Freude macht ! ( 4x, 2x identisch, 2x verschiedene Perspektiven), Anker Werke Bielefeld, Mopafix schützt wirbt spart, fapafix schützt wirbt spart, Rollpafix schützt wirbt spart, ..bitte bitte schone meinen neuen Kinderwagen, A.F.C. gross 19 KOS (Blanko-Radverpackung), Anker Werke Bielefeld , Bastert-Werke Bielefeld Bauer Werke Klein- Auheim - Main, Bismarck Fahrrad, Nach wie vor Brennabor, Buschkamp Das Markenfahrrad, Wieder ein neues DKW Motorrrad Autounion DKW ( 3 x : 2 verschiedene Seitenansichten, eine Mehrfachansicht)), Dreistern in aller Welt , Schon wieder ein Dürkopp-Rad, Expresswerke Aktiengesellschaft Älteste Fahrradfabrik,Windhund / Greyhound E, Geier-Rad, Geier-Volksmofa, Göricke Fahrrad, Gritzner Fahrrad, Heidemann- Werke Einbeck, Hennings Die Fahrradmarke der Zuverlässigkeit, Hercules das Rad das viel Freude macht !, Hoffmann Das rheinische Markenfahrrad (2x : je Vorder,-Rückseite), Horex-Mottorrad, Kalkhoff Marken-Fahrräder, Maico Das gute Markenrad, Mammut Markenfahrräder, Mars-Stern-Rad 5 Jahre Garantie, Meister-Rad in aller Welt, Miele Fahrrad, NSU, Panther unverwüstlich Panther Werke AG Braunschweig, Patria WKC Solingen, Dieses Zeichen verbürgt Markenqualität seit 1890 , Phänomen Marken- Fahrräder, Rabeneick baut gute Räder, Radler fahr Adler, Staiger Fahrrad, Stricker kennt jeder, Tornax Moped, Torpedo Fahrräder, Triepad Fahrradbau, Triumph Fahhrad, Triumph Moped, Vaterland-Markenräder Friedrich Herfeld Söhne, Victoria Fahrrad, Wanderer Fahrrad, Wellerdiek Markenrad, Wittekind Das Deutsche Markenrad Einband leicht berieben. Insgesamt gut erhalten. Selten.

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        The Defense of Charleston Harbor Including Fort Sumter and the Adjacent Islands. 1863-1865

      Charleston: Walker, Evans & Cogswell Co, 1890. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 8vo. 276pp., clxxvii Appendix. Illustrated. Folding plans, maps. Red cloth hardcover with gilt title on spine. Front and rear hinge tissue repaired. Last folding plate "sections of Fort Sumter" has closed tears at the folds and edge creases. Light shelf wear to cloth. 1947 gift inscription on right front flyleaf. Howes J 138.

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        Referat über die durch das moderne chirurgische Experiment gewonnen positive Resultate, betreffend die Naht und den Ersatz von Defecten (pp.101-111 pp.316-382, Taf.3: 20 Ab.).

      Verh. Dtsch. Ges. Chir., 19. - Berlin, Verlag August Hirschwald, 1890, 8, XXX, (1), 139, (2), 626 pp., zahlr. Holzschnitte u. 7 lith. Taf., Erstdruck des Referats vom 11. April 1890 und der Diskussion vom 12. April. 1890 gehalten auf dem 19. Congress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Chirurgie!Themistocles Gluck dürfte wohl der Erste gewesen sein, der den künstlichen Gelenkersatz für Schulter-, Ellbogen- und Handgelenk, Hüft-, Knie- und Fussgelenk propagierte, der die Zementifikation dieser Prothesen konzipierte, Ideen die erst weit über ein halbes Jahrhundert später Eingang in das Bewußtsein der Medizin, bei Ärzten wie Laien, fanden. Heute sind diese Themistocles GLUCK zuzuschreibenden Erfindungen orthopädisches emeingut geworden. - cf.D.Wessinghage, Th.Gluck, p.17."Total joint replacement, one of the most successful operations of modern times, is generally considered a development of the twentieth century. Yet the first total joint replacement was performed in Berlin in 1890. The tuberculous knee joint of a 17 year old woman was replaced by a hinged ivory prosthesis. The surgeon was Themistocles Gluck, whose pioneering work was dismissed during his lifetime and remains largely unrecognised to this day. The early days Gluck's early experimental work concerned organ resection and transplantation. His thesis was entitled "On the extirpation of organs" and his main hypothesis was that after the loss of one of a paired organ the remaining organ would take over the total function. Tendons and nerves were harvested from cadavers, disinfected, and transplanted into recipient animal donors. Gluck saw no ethical dilemma in transplantation and speculated on the size of a tissue transplant that could be tolerated by humans. After experimenting with autologous transplantation and heterologous transplants in animals he began to work with foreign materials. He successfully bridged tendon, muscle, and bone defects by interposing silk and catgut suture bundles, which encouraged fibrous tissue formation, a process he called "autoplastic.During the Serbian-Bulgarian war (1885-6) Gluck fixed the ends of a fractured femur with two steel plates secured to the bone with screws. He was amazed at how early the injured limb could resume movement. Around this time he replaced a portion of a mandible resected for cancer with a steel plate fixed to the bone with screws, with an excellent result. Pioneer of joint replacement - Much of Gluck's early work was an attempt to develop "guide rails" for tissue regeneration. He then went one step further and tried to provide definitive tissue replacements, in particular for bone and joint defects. Various materials were used in animal trials, including aluminium, wood, glass, and nickel plated steel, but he opted for ivory as the most important material-a decision that was perhaps influenced by the fact that the Ivory Coast was then a German colony. After using ivory cylinders to bridge bone defects in animals he impacted ivory cylinders into the medullary canal in patients with fractured long bones. Not only was bone continuity restored but secure fixation was also achieved. These ivory cylinders were a forerunner of the Küntscher nail. The fixation was later supplemented by small ivory pegs driven into horizontal drill holes. A connection that allowed movement at the level of the implant was a further improvement. Gluck rapidly developed models for the total replacement of shoulder, elbow, hand, and knee joints. Gluck also considered the fixation of the prosthesis to the skeleton. He was the first surgeon to use bone cement and he experimented with a variety of substances, including copper amalgam, plaster of Paris, and stone putty (rosin with pumice stone or gypsum), which hardened rapidly after mixing. He thus predated the work of Sir John Chamley by 65 years. The implants could be well fixed with cement, but he favoured osseointegration: the stability of the implant guaranteed by bone ingrowth alone. "Cement or cementless" continues to be a controversial issue. Gluck realised that his implants needed to be biomechanically sound: "We must aim for smaller volume and lower weight, together with strength and the most efficient shape, basing our efforts on the structural principles of the human skeleton." He emphasised the need for ease of application and atraumatic surgery: "The devices must be easy to insert through small wounds. Even if the device is technically complicated, ingeniously made and movable in different directions, it must not give rise to operative difficulty." The first ivory knee replacement on 20 May 1890 was followed by a total wrist replacement in another patient three weeks later. All the joint arthroplasties were remarkably successful in the short term. Later in 1890 Gluck presented a further case of a total knee replacement to the Berlin Medical Society: at only 35 days after operation the patient was pain free with active knee flexion and extension." N J Eynon-Lewis, D Ferry, M F Pearse: Themistocles Gluck: an unrecognised genius. BMJ 1992,305: pp.1544-1546Further in this volume of interest: König: Die unblutige, gewaltsame Beseitigung des Klumpfusses (pp.59-68). Lauenstein: Ein einfacher Weg, das Fussgelenk freizulegen (pp.69-78, 2 Abb.). Borck: Ueber die Heilbarkeit maligner Neubildungen des Oberschenkelknochens durch die Exarticulation der unteren Extremität im Hüftgelenk (pp.140-158, 1 Taf.). Helferich: Ein neues Verfahren zur Operation der winkeligen Kniegelenksankylose Ueber eine seltene Form von Fractur des Unterschenkels, nebst Bemerkungen über den Mechanismus der Knochenbrüche (pp.383-398, 1 Taf.). Bessel Hagen, F.: Ueber Knochen- und Gelenkanomalien, insbesondere bei partiellem Riesenwuchs und bei multiplen cartilaginären Exostosen (pp.447-614, 3 Taf. mit 21 Abb.). Bardenheuer: Resection der Gelenkpfanne der Hüfte bei septischer Epiphysenlinienentzündung (pp.615-626).Hoffa, A.: Zur operativen Behandlung der angeborenen Hüftgelenksverrenkungen (pp.44-53). Garrison & Morton No.4355: "Albert Hoffa's (1859-1908) method of operative treatment of congenital dislocation of the hip-joint."

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        Wee Willie Winkle and Other Stories; Under the Deodars; and The Story of the Gadsbys (Three Volumes in One)

      Allahabad and London: A. H. Wheeler & Co.; Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, Ld.. Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued. N.D.. First Edition (?). 1. Leather. First UK editions of these three volumes, beautifully bound. Contemporary half green leather over marbled boards, spine in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in one red and one burgundy label in two compartments, gilt borders and decoration in remainder; blind-stamped borders on covers, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers. nd (c. 1890).. Former owner's armorial bookplate (Richard Henry Tidswell) on fep, otherwise unmarked. Covers and edges very lightly rubbed, else fine; tight, square, and clean. A beautiful volume. NEAR FINE. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 96, 96, (vi), 85, (1), (2-adverts) pp .

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        Plain Tales from the Hills .

      Leipzig, Tauchnitz, 1890. Copyright edition. Collection of British Authors Volume 2649. 312, 28 Seiten (Buchanzeigen). Originalleinen mit vergoldetem Deckel- und Rückentitel 17 cm Name auf Titelseite, sehr schönes radiertes Jugendstil-Exlibris auf vorderem Innendeckel.-This is Kipling\'s earliest collection of short stories - there are forty of them, and they caused a social storm on first publication in 1888. Versand D: 6,00 EUR

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        "Seamans Folly": Family Photograph Album of the Seaman Drake Mansion, northern Manhattan

      Manhattan, 1890. Hardcover. Very good + condition. Scarce large silver print photographs of the vanished Seaman Drake estate in northern Manhattan, featuring many of the exterior and interior of the imposing white marble mansion, its outbuildings and the rolling farmland surrounding it. The album belonged to a descendant of Ann Drake Seaman's nephew Lawrence, who inherited the estate from his aunt in 1878. One of the photographs is captioned "Uncle Lawrence Drake and Mr. Welser", and shows the two men standing together at the front lawn of the mansion. A postage label laid down at the front paste down notes, "Kingsbridge House, NYC. Built by Anne Drake-Seaman after honeymoon in Europe. Anne daughter of Thomas and Susannah Morgan Drake". Above this label, in white pencil, "Kings Bridge NYC, overlooking Spyten Divel (sic) Creek". The album consists of 12 full page prints of the 25 acre estate built in 1855 by John T. Seaman, beginning with the amazing scale model of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris at the foot of the hill on which the mansion sits, and which still exists today at 5065 Broadway at West 216th Street . It was built from Inwood marble quarried nearby and earned the estate the nickname "Seamans Folly". The imposing iron gates are closed, and the two niches for statues are empty in this image. The next images consist of two lovely views of the tree lined drive winding up the hill toward the mansion, looking back toward the arch. The following is the front facade of the imposing mansion, covered in ivy and flanked by statues, and with the original dome topped tower. The image of "Uncle Lawrence and Mr. Wesler" follows; then a view labeled "Back Terrace" with a view of the house from a flight of statue topped marble steps. Interior shots include a large parlor with grand piano, ornately furnished with heavy gilt moldings at doors and windows, heavy drapes, paintings and many statues throughout and the "Octagon Library" with heavy ornamental pediments over the doors. Another sweeping view is from the front terrace across to Spuyten Duyvil Creek with row boats floating on the water. The remaining images include the imposing marble stable with its central wing flanked by extensions with enormous arched wood doors; the farm house, a modest white washed building with the farmer, his wife and three small children posed in front; and a final wide view of the farm landscape with the note "old Farm House 1700?" written above an old building. Around 1895 the Seaman Drake mansion had become the headquarters of the Suburban Riding and Driving Club, of which Lawrence Drake was a member. By 1906 Thomas Dwyer, a builder who constructed part of the Metropolitan Museum of Art became owner. Dwyer eventually sold off much of the property, finally selling the mansion in 1938 to a developer who, surprise, surprise, razed it to build apartments on the site. The prints are extremely bright and in excellent condition overall (there is some spotting on the first image.) There are identifying notations on the top right corner of a handful of images. Housed in a black cloth album with "Photographs" in gilt at the front board. String tied with a red cord; a label for the Gibson Adjustable Album laid down at the rear paste down. The album 14 x 10"; images measure 9 3/4 x 7 1/2". A unique record of a mid 19th century Manhattan estate whose only remnant is the marble arch at 216th street, now unfortunately serving as the entrance to an auto body shop.

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        Le Calendrier républicain.

      Paris, Dentu, s.d. (1887-1890), 12 fascicules reliés en 2 vol. grand in-4° (293 x 200), 1/2 maroquin rouge à coins, dos à 5 nerfs, couvertures illustrées conservées (Reliure de l'époque), de 269 pp. ; 246 pp.Coupes frottées, plats de papier rayés, très bel exemplaire par ailleurs. - Rare édition originale de l'ensemble des 12 fascicules, reliés en 2 volumes, avec toutes les couvertures illustrées conservées, contenant en tout 60 planches en 2 tons dont 12 aquarelles de Lucien Métivet, ainsi que de nombreux entêtes, lettrines et culs-de-lampe toujours du même artiste.Un des 50 exemplaires de tête sur Japon avec une suite en noir des 12 aquarelles, auquel on a ajouté un tirage d'essai de la couverture relié en tête du T.I. et, à part, 18 encres originales (2 frontispices, 4 hors-textes, 4 entêtes, 1 tête de chapitre, 3 lettrines et 4 culs-de-lampe).Le dernier cahier, tiré sur vélin, qui comprend " Jours complémentaires " et la table est un peu court de marges et comporte des rousseurs, il n'est pas cité par Vicaire et, étant un supplément très certainement paru ultérieurement, il n'a pas dû bénéficier d'un tirage sur Japon. Réf. biblio. : Vicaire, V-681-682. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication

      London - John Murray, 1890 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Three volumes of works by Charles Darwin. The second edition of both works. With seven plates to The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals as called for. In lovely uniform bindings with the crest of Downing College, Cambridge to the boards by Wilson of Cambridge. The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication is complete in two volumes. It was first published in January 1868 and contains detailed information on the domestication of animals and plants. To chapter XXVII there is also a description of Darwin's theory of heredity, which he named pangenesis. The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals is regarded as Darwin's third great work on evolutionary theory. This work was originally intended to be a part of The Descent of Man. Condition: In uniform full calf bindings with a crest to the front boards and spines. Crest has the motto 'Quaerere Verum' and is that of Downing College, Cambridge. Externally, allvolumes are generally smart. Small amount of rubbing to the head and tail of spines and to joints. Further light rubbing to the spines, particularly to volume IIof Animals and Plants. Small losses to the head and tail ofvolumesdue to rubbing. Binder's stamp to the verso of front endpaper to all volumes, Wilson,Cambridge. Bookseller's stamp to the verso of front endpaper, 'Deighton, Bell and Co Cambridge'. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are age toned to edges. Heavy spotting to the first and last few pages of all volumes. Otherwise, Animals and Plants under Domestication are generally clean throughout. Instances of further scattered spots throughout Expression of the Emotions. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Brehms Tierleben. Allgemeine Kunde des Tierreichs. Unter Mitwirkung von Dr. Wilh. Haacke neubearbeitet von Professor Dr. Pechuel-Loesche. [10 Bde.; komplett, aber ohne Register].

      Leipzig, Bibliographisches Institut, - 1893 1890 - 4°, ca. 7000 S., ca. 1800 Abb. (tlw. a. chromolithogr. Taf.) u. 9 farb. Kart., OHLdr m. goldgepr. Rücken., Rücken tlw. etw. aufgehellt, u. tlw. etw. fleckig, Papier gebräunt, selten etw. stock- u. fingerfleckig; allg. gutes Ex. 3., neubearbeitete. Aufl. Enth.: Bde. 1 - 3: Säugetiere; Bd. 4 - 6: Vögel; Bd. 7: Kriechtiere und Lurche; Bd. 8: Fische; Bd. 9: Insekten, Tausendfüßer und Spinnen; Bd. 10: Niedere Tiere. 18000 gr. Schlagworte: NaturwissenschaftBiologie - allgemein [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Nieuw vermakelijk ABC boek, uitgegeven ter eere van de promotiepartij van Mr C.G.J. Bijleveld Leiden P.J. Mulder 1890

      Promotieprent Leiden rechtsgeleerdheid 19-5-1890 ; 8º boekje, 24 p., met menu, 31 afbeeldingen met bijschriften Bij de afbeeldingen portret van de promovendus, beenbreuk, vioolspel, Minerva, Noviomagum, Arena, wafelkraam Vulsma & zoon, roeiwedstrijd in Deventer, etc. Dit exemplaar voor J. Nijman.

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

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

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

      London, William Clowes and Sons, Limited for Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington Limited, 1890. 8vo, two volumes. Original brick-red pictorial cloth by Leighton Son and Hodge with their ticket on the lower pastedown of vol. I, upper boards decorated and lettered in black and gilt, spines decorated and lettered in black and gilt, map endpapers; pp. xv, 529; xv, 472, [2, publisher's advertisement]; one wood-engraved frontispiece and one in photogravure, both retaining tissue guards, 37 wood-engraved plates, 3 folding, colour-printed lithographic maps, one colour-printed lithographic geological profile, one folding letterpress table, and numerous wood-engraved illustrations (including maps and plans, a few full-page) in the text; extremities very lightly rubbed, slight foxing throughout both volumes, as usual, maps with minor repaired tears, spines colour not sunned at all and consistent with the covers, these with sharp corners and edges, a verygood set in the original pictorial cloth; bookplate inside front cover of volume two.. First edition. In Darkest Africa is the celebrated account of Stanley's 1887-1889 expedition to Lake Albert, to relieve the German physician and scientist Eduard Schnitzer (known as Emin Pasha). Following the Mahdist uprising (which had led to the death of Gordon in 1885), Emin Pasha, the governor of Equatorial Sudan, had fled Sudan for Wadelai, close to Lake Albert, where he was trapped. However, he had been able to send letters back to Europe to alert friends to his plight, and these letters had provoked great concern for Emin's safety and an expedition was proposed by William Mackinnon, the Chairman of the British India Steam Navigation Company, which Stanley was asked to lead. In 1887, Stanley arrived at Zanzibar and then travelled around the Cape to the mouth of the Congo, from where he made his way to Leopoldville and thence to along the Congo into the centre of the continent, to the river's confluence with the Aruwimi River. From there Stanley journeyed to the village of Yambuya, which he reached on 15 June 1887, and, leaving a rearguard party at Yambuya, Stanley and an advance party of some 400 embarked upon a 450-mile, five-month-long journey through the Ituri rain forest to Lake Albert. 'Stanley's descriptions of the tortuous passage through the dense forest rank among the most celebrated of all his writings. Ravaged by the effects of disease, hunger, and warfare, his party reached Lake Albert in December 1887. Failing to find Emin (who was at Wadelai), they retreated to Ibwiri, where a camp (known as Fort Bodo) was constructed. On 29 April 1888 Stanley himself finally met Emin Pasha, drinking champagne with him on the shores of Lake Albert, as he had with Livingstone at Ujiji in 1871. Unable to persuade Emin to leave immediately, he decided to return to find his rear column, leaving Jephson with Emin. In August 1888, at Banalya, just 90 miles from Yambuya, he found the rear column in a state of disarray [...] The rear column began the arduous journey on to Fort Bodo in August 1888, suffering further casualties on the way. On his arrival, in December 1888, Stanley learned that Emin had suffered the combined threat of a mutiny within his forces and renewed hostilities with the Mahdists. Emin's position appeared to be under threat, though he himself privately described Stanley's motives as "egoism under the guise of philanthropy" [...] After much cajoling, Stanley at last persuaded him to leave Equatoria, the party setting out from the shores of Lake Albert on 10 April 1889. They travelled near the Ruwenzori range [...] then through the lakes region, reaching the coast on 4 December 1889. By now, Stanley's relationship with Emin was at a low ebb, and he left Bagamoyo for Zanzibar without his prize. From there Stanley travelled to Cairo, where he spent two months writing his famous account of the expedition, In Darkest Africa' (ODNB). On his return to London in April 1890, Stanley was feted by society and academia, and a reception held for him by the Royal Geographical Society at the Albert Hall on 5 May 1890, was attended by 10,000 people, including the prince of Wales.

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

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

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        The Works.

      London: Blackie & Son, Limited,, 1890. Edited by Henry Irving and Frank A. Marshall. With notes and introductions to each play F. A. Marshall and other Shakesperian scholars. 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. Engraved frontispieces and further illustrations throughout. 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. The Henry Irving Shakespeare. An attractive set of Shakespeare's plays including his poems and sonnets.

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        Original Sketchbook of Jewellery Design.

      [c.1890?] 279 largely hand-coloured designs on tissue paper or card, tipped in to a square-ruled note book. Orig. black cloth. Stationery label of L.& D. Grebel, Paris.A wonderful collection of jewellery designs, probably French. The highly detailed designs, largely in colour, are of ornamental combs, bachelor buttons and possibly brooches. The sketches for the decorative heads of combs are elegantly uncomplicated often with a floral design or with the addition of a dove or dragon. The other, largely circular designs, are distinctive in style with the continual inclusion of animals, cherubs, floral patterns, and musical instruments. The more unusual sketches have an air of the fairytale about them; cherubs riding dragonflies, doves, snails and cats; violin-playing crickets and cello-playing mice.

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        Souvenir de Constantinople.

      Constantinople, ca. 1890. - Folio (368 x 292 mm). Containing 50 albumen prints of Constantinople (ca. 270 x 21 cm each). Red half morocco album with original giltstamped cloth covers; spine blindstamped. Fine period views of the city of Constantinople, by the respected photographic studio of Sébah and Joaillier, showing landscapes as well as monuments, street scenes with merchants, etc. Pascal Sébah (1823-86), a leading Constantinople photographer, was renowned for his well-judged compositions and for the excellent print quality achieved by his technician A. Laroche. His studio, founded in 1857, was continued under his brother Cosimi and his son Jean, later in partnership with Policarpe Joaillier. The studio continued to operate as long as the year 1952. - A representative and fine example of a high-quality album aimed at the 19th century's developing Middle Eastern tourist market. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Art union of pictures by Arthur Streeton. 30 prizes including Spring Pastoral

      [Melbourne : J.T. Buxton, 1890]. Ticket in an art union of thirty pictures, organised by Arthur Streeton and J.T. Buxton, the 1st prize being Streeton's Spring Pastoral, valued at £100; other prizes included his Ocean at Coogee (a.k.a The Blue Pacific, which last sold at auction for over $1 million), Lavender Bay and 8 Hours Procession; the paintings were on view at Buxton's Art Gallery, Swanston Street (the venue for the famous 9 x 5 Impression Exhibition of 1889), where 5/- tickets in the union could be purchased. Single sheet, 160 x 235 mm, printed one side only, one edge perforated, recto with photo-lithographed reproduction of Spring Pastoral, within an Art Nouveau border, letterpress ticket number 372, later annotation at left hand side reads: 'see Streeton correspondence in Mitchell Lib. - Melbourne, under Leitch.'; a very light vertical fold at centre and some mild corner wear at lower right, but overall in very good condition. An extremely rare item of Streeton ephemera, of which we can trace no other copy in Australian collections. The Mitchell Library holds in its collection a ticket issued for Streeton's 1897 art union of pictures - a raffle intended to raise money for Streeton's voyage to England, but which appears not have taken place (see BUTLER, Roger, Poster Art in Australia, 1993, p 8).

      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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        Köhler's Medizinal-Pflanzen in naturgetreuen Abbildungen mit kurz erläuterndem Texte. Atlas zur Pharmacopoea germanica, austriaca, belgica, anica, helvetica, hungarica, rossica, suecica, Neerlandica, British pharmacopoeia, zum Codex medicamentarius, sowie zur Pharmacopoeia of the United States of America.

      Eugen Köhler, Gera-Untermhaus 1887/1890. - zusammen 203 farbig lith. Tafeln mit jeweils mehrseitigem Begleittext und 54seitigem Register in Band 2, ACHTUNG ABWESENHEIT! AUS BETRIEBLICHEN GRÜNDEN KANN IHRE BESTELLUNG ERST NACH DEM 25. AUGUST 2017 AUSGEFÜHRT WERDEN! DER NÄCHSTE VERSAND ERFOLGT VORAUSSICHTLICH AM MONTAG, DEN 28. AUGUST! Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 4200 4°, Halbleder der Zeit, Einbände leicht berieben und bestoßen, oberes Kapital von Band 1 mit kleiner Fehlstelle, Rücken leicht verblichen, 1 Tafel von Band 1 lose, Band 1 zudem noch mit ger. Bleistiftanstreichungen, Papier sehr vereinzelt leicht braunfleckig, die Tafeln nur ganz gelegentlich an den Seitenrändern mit geringer Papierbräunung, insgesamt sauberes Exemplar, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Silvanus]
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