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        NEUE LEBENDE BILDER. Ein Ziehbilderbuch. Enthält: Der Portrait-Maler (Mechanismus der bewegl. Augen harckt); Das gute Katzerl (Mechanismus für Katze ausgehängt); Der Vituos (Bewegungslasche fehlt); Der Wurstler (Mechanismus, Lasche i.O.); Grosse Wäsche (Mechanismus, Lasche i.O.); Der Holzhauer (Mechanismus, Lasche i.O., Laschenaustritt angerissen); Der Student und sein Pudel (Mechanismus, Lasche i.O., Laschenaustritt angerissen); Der Brunnen (Mechanismus, Lasche i.O., Laschenaustritt angerissen) .

      Braun und Schneider. München., 1890. Erste Ausgabe 4°, 9 Seiten. hardcover Illustr. Original-Halbleinenband. 1 Blatt und 8 kolorierte lithographierte Ziehbilder. Einband bestossen, berieben, Rücken lt. angerissen aber fest, handschriftl. Eintrag auf vo. Innendeckel, Kritzelein auf hi. Innendeckel, SEHR SELTEN!. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Kinderbuch

      [Bookseller: René Burkert]
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        Die Wichtel-Männchen. Ein lustiges Bilderbuch für Groß und Klein.

      München, Braun & Schneider, o. J. [1890]. Quer-8°. 31 + 1 S. OHlwd. m. aufgezogener Titelillustration. 6. Aufl. - R. fachmännisch restauriert sowie Titelblatt fachmännisch etw. integriert, etw. fingerfleckig bzw. fleckig, Ebd. berieben u. angestaubt, Gbrsp. - Mit dem Titelreim: \"Was die Wichtemännchen treiben/ Da und dort den ganzen Tag,/ Das soll diese Buch beschreiben/ Jedem, der es wissen mag.// Vieles wir im Haus zerbrochen/ Und von seinem Platz gethan,/ Wen Du auch d`rum angesprochen,/ Keiner je war Schuld daran.// Darum rathe ich, man trage/ Solche Dinge mit Geduld,/ Denn an Vielem ohne Frage/ Sind die Wichtelmännchen Schuld.\" Versand D: 7,00 EUR Illustr. Bücher; Kinderbuch

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        Taber, Yosemite Valley, Glacier Point

      1890 - Photographie,vintage albumen print // Circa 1890 // Tirage albuminé // Format (cm): 20x25

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        L'Armée Russe d'après des photographies instantanées exécutées par MM. de Jongh Frères

      1890. IMPRIMERIE LEMERCIER. Non daté. In-Folio.Carré. Broché. Etat passable. Couv. défraîchie. Dos satisfaisant. Quelques rousseurs. 151 pages. Nombreuses photos en noir et blanc, dans le texte et hors-texte. Un portrait en héliogravure, avec serpente. Quelques planches de fac-similés. Dos usé. Déchirures sur la page de titre, et en marges sur quelques pages. Dos renforcé par de la toile, avec étiquette de code sur la coiffe en-tête. Tampons de bibliothèque sur la page de titre et dans quelques marges. 2nd plat de couverture non-original. Quelques traces d'humidité sur les 30 dernières, en marges n'altérant pas la lecture du texte. Exceptionnel album de photographies, exécuté par les Frères De Jongh, présentant les différents corps de l'Armée Russe dans les années 1890, album dédié avec permission, au Tsar Nicolas II.

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        Enfant Delhougne né le 29 janvier à 7h55 du matin en présentation de la face variété frontale

      1890. (c. 1890), (c. 1890), , , tirage albuminé [215 x 270 mm] contrecollé sur carton fort, Cliché réalisé par Félix Méheux: portrait d'un nouveau-né pris de profil, pour mettre en évidence la déformation crânienne résultant de l'accouchement par présentation de la face. Le carton porte en pied le nom du service - "Clinique d'accouchement - Service de M. le Prof. TARNIER" - et le nom du photographe : "photogr. de F. MÉHEUX, dessinat.". Inscription à l'encre au revers du carton. Belle photographie qui atteste de la collaboration entre le chef de l'école obstétricienne française, Etienne, dit Stéphane, Tarnier (1828-1897), et le photographe médical Félix Méheux (1838-1908). Lacune en tête du carton

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        The Sign of Four

      Spencer, Blackett, 1890 First edition, first issue, with Spencer Blackett on the bottom of the spine. Very good in original cloth covers. Housed in a custom-made slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        The Islands of the Aegean

      Oxford / Clarendon Press 1890 - Xii, 362, (1). Green Cloth, Beveled Edges, With Large Gilt Seal Of The King Edward Vii School, Sheffield, On Front Cover, And Tipped In Award Sheet For E. M. T. Firth, Signed By J H Hichans, Head Master, Dated July 1920; Firth Was Himself The School Registrar General In 1958 And Distributed The 1958 Prizes. Slight Rubbing At Corners, 1/16" Pull Tear At Top Of Spine, Light Even Fading To Spine, Light Foxing To Endpapers, Contents Fine, No Other Names Or Marks. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA]
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        Y Cymro (The Welshman) - first 54 issues (1890-1892) in hardcover library binding (Welsh language newspaper)

      Isaac Foulkes, 1890. Hardcover. Collectible; Good. 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. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

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        The Architecture of the Park.

      Edinburgh: Banks & Co.,, 1890. A Series of designs comprising plans, elevations, perspective views, and details for buildings required by the various dependants and purposes on an estate, and usually embraced within the park, with descriptive letterpress. Quarto. Original blue pebble-grained cloth over bevelled, title gilt to the spine and to the front board within an elaborate frame. marbled endpapers. Single-tint lithographic frontispiece and 19 other similar plates, 81 uncoloured lithographs. Spine toned (and with slight rumpling of cloth), some wear to extremities, a very good copy. First edition. A very appealing pattern book of designs for gate lodges, boat houses, workshops, and accommodation for many types of estate worker: from gamekeepers and factors to grooms and head gardeners. John Starforth (1822-1898) was an Edinburgh architect who had studied with David Bryce. "Starforth's practice consisted mainly of churches, hospitals, poorhouses and country house work 'in the Highlands and West of Scotland' [although also in Edinburgh and the Borders] and, probably, villas, farmhouses and farm steadings: his three later publications are probably at least partly commissioned designs, though none has as yet been identified. His 'Scotsman' obituarist reported that his fondness for angling and shooting, as well as his own amiability of manner, both largely contributed to his success as a country house architect, and he remained 'on intimate terms of friendship' with his clients. The style of his country houses reflects his years in Bryce's office, but on a modest scale" (scottisharchitects. org). Starforth had published similar pattern books earlier in his career, the first, The Architecture of the Farm (1853), was followed by Vila Residences and Farm Architecture (1865), and Designs for Villa Residences (1866), and the designs in the present volume include a number which seem stylistically to date from well before 1890. The frontispiece - an attractive view across parkland - shows a rear elevation of Drumlanrig Castle, the seat of the Dukes of Buccleuch.

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        Fine Signed, Inscribed and Dated Imperial Cabinet Photograph, (1859-1941, Emperor of Germany)

      1890 - by Reichard & Lindner of Berlin, signed in the top left background 'Wilhelm R.' ending with a wide flourish, and inscribed at the foot in German with the place, date and "He who prevails will gain all!", showing him three quarter length, full face with an indomitable look, in his white military uniform with orders and sash, hands clasped resting on his sword hilt, and wearing a mourning arm band, his eagle-topped helmet and gloves by him on a table, 12¾" x 7½", Berlin, 23rd-24th December two lower corners a little bumped, very faint waterstain in bottom margin both without loss to inscription, back somewhat more stained, again without loss (Transcription) Wer überwindet, der wird es Alles erwerben! (Translation) He who prevails will gain all! [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Ten Little Niggers

      Bo-Peep Series, c1890-1900., NP: - Original illustrated wrappers, tall 8vo (7 1/4 x 9 3/4), includes 12 full page illustrations in addition to wrapper illustrations. Notes and musical score on inside covers. Wrappers are chipped, and there are a cople of pieces missing from the top of the back cover, but don't appear to be affecting text. Spine is split but holding, thanks to tape spine; some minor soiling. The song 'Ten Little Niggers' emerged from the minstrel shows in the South shortly after the Civil War.These shows became increasingly racist as time went on. They were known as Jim Crow shows and then became coon shows. While 'Ten Little Niggers' would appear in Children's nursery rhyme books, there real purpose was to present blacks in demeaning ways. Tffany M.B. Anderson: "Ten Little Niggers": The Making of a Black Man's Consciousness. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Nicholas D. Riccio Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Beiträge zur Geschichte der Stadt Rostock. Herausgegeben vom Verein für Rostocker Altertümer.

      Gr8. Mit Abbildungen, Grundrissen und Karten. Kt. Grewolls, Periodica 146 - Heeß 11615 - Das Konvolut beinhaltet die Bände: 1 bis 4 mit jeweils 4 Heften [Bände 1 und 3 gebunden], Band 5 mit 3 Einzelheften, Bände 6 bis 22 als Einzelhefte. Erscheinungszeitraum von 1890 bis 1941, danach mit Bd. 22 Erscheinen eingestellt. Dazugehörig ein Register zu den Bänden 1-20 mit einer Zeittafel. Es fehlt Band 12. Bd. 11 u.d.T.: Beiträge zur Geschichte der Universität Rostock. Der Registerband wurde von Wilhelm Heeß, dem Autor der Mecklenburgischen Bibliographie, bearbeitet.

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        Direktion 26 Mappen mit den einzelnen Stimmen. Alles handschriftlich.

      26 Mappen. Bücher. MW8. (Pal). * Versandfertig innerhalb von 20 Stunden! * Aus dem Nachlass des in Köln geborenen, sowie in Köln und Berlin wirkenden Komponisten und Kapellmeister der Unterhaltungsmusik Emil Palm (geboren am 26. Januar 1890 in Köln gestorben am 11. März 1963 in Berlin ). Weiteres, umfangreiches Material aus dem Nachlass vorhanden.

      [Bookseller: Umbras Kuriositätenkabinett]
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        Das Kapital. Kritik der politischen Ökonomie. Erster Band. Buch I: Der Produktionsprocess des Kapitals. Vierte, durchgesehene Auflage. Herausgegeben von Friedrich Engels

      Hamburg: Verlag von Otto Meissner 1890 HLDr. mit LDr.-Ecken, goldgeprägter Rücken, marmorierte Deckelbezüge und dreiseitig marmorierter Schnitt, gemusterte Vorsätze, XXXII+739 Seiten, 15 x 22 cm, von außen berieben, Vorsätze leicht angeschmutzt, am Rand etwas gebräunt, durchgehend leichte Unterstreichungen mit Bleistift und Buntstift, insgesamt noch guter Zustand.Marxismus, Klassenkampf

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        OLEO ORIGINAL REALES ALCAZARES DE SEVILLA, ESCUELA ANDALUZA S XIX 1890 FIRMA

      1890 - Sevilla. 17X11. 1890. Oleo miniatura original de los Reales Alcazares de Sevilla, firmado Is, Sevilla. Procedente de la Escuela Andaluza del Siglo XIX. Obra de gran calidad y belleza. Ref 20 Galeria JRP. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        FATHER DAMIEN [with an original photograph of him]

      1890. [with photograph of Father Damien] An Open Letter to the Reverend Doctor Hyde of Honolulu. London: Chatto and Windus, 1890. Original brown wrappers. First Trade Edition, consisting of 1,000 copies (preceded by 25 copies issued in Sydney and 30 issued in Edinburgh). On the Stevensons' voyage to the South Pacific they had visited the leper colony on Molokai, run by the Belgian Jozef Damien DeVeuster (who had himself died of leprosy the year before they arrived). A missionary named Hyde had written a recent letter denouncing Damien; this piece is Stevenson's open (and angry) reply to Hyde, which Stevenson boasted of as being blatantly libellous.~This is a near-fine copy of this fragile piece (very slight edge-wear to the wrapper), with the leaves still unopened. Beinecke 510; Princeton 44B.~Included with this copy is an original photograph of Father Damien, oval portrait approx. 4" x 5" in size, which in turn is affixed to a cabinet card measuring 4-1/4" x 6-1/2", printed with "Copyright 1889 by Benziger Brothers | Sold for the benefit of the Leper Mission," plus printed in longhand: "J. Damien DeVeuster -- Cath priest of Kalawao Molokai". This photograph shows Damien in about 1873 (at age 33); he had first arrived in Hawaii in 1864, but it was in 1873 that he sailed to Molokai to be the priest for the leper colony there. In 1884 he realized that he himself had contracted leprosy, and in April 1889 he died of it; in 1995 he was beatified by the Catholic Church, and in October 2009 he was canonized as St. Damien of Molokai.

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        Les aliénés et les asiles d'aliénés; assistance, législation et médecine légale.

      Paris, Baillère, 1890. ____ Première édition. Réunion des divers publications de Jules Falret (1824-1902) dans des revues. On y trouve ses contributions sur l'aphasie et l'amnésie, avec notamment sont article sur l'aphasie publié dans le 'Dictionnaire encyclopédique des sciences médicales' qui est cité par Garrison-Morton 4621-1. Relié à la suite : FALRET. Oeuvre de patronage et asile pour les aliénés indigents sortis convalescents des asiles publics du département de la Seine. Rapport du comité administratif au conseil général de l'oeuvre. Paris, Marpon et Flammarion, 1890. In-8 de (4), 19 pp. Légères rousseurs.*****. In-8. Collation : VII, 564 pp. Demi-basane violette, dos orné. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        Blue-ings.

      Providence, RI: , 1890. Quarto (289 × 239 mm). Original brown "alligator skin" cloth on card wraps, title gilt to the upper panel, pinkish buff endpapers. Original albumen print (184 × 228 mm) mounted as a frontispiece, 58 leaves of blueprint, rectos only, most with illustrations or historiated initials, embossed, gilt notary public stamp with ribbons in the name of John T. Henthorn to the last leaf. Cloth chipping around the edges, some spotting and browning, but overall very good. Cruise of the 40-foot steam yacht Riverside in March 1890, with a crew of five, who are pictured in a wonderful albumen photo showing them lounging in the bow of the yacht. The rest of the book, chronicling the Riverside's cruise, is reproduced by blueprinting, cyanotype sun-printing - white lettering and illustrations against a darker blue ground - hence the title. A somewhat facetious account of a pleasure cruise down Narragansett Bay, during which the crew members behaved exactly as you might expect a similar gathering would behave today - "Quartermaster has just discovered that a jug of water is on board. It was voted to throw it overboard, but upon reconsideration it was decided to keep it as it might be needed to feed the boiler Â…" After two days they put in at Newport and "repaired to the Hotel Â… The female portion of Newport's Society is very retiring and select as far as our observations intended Â…" Then home again. Hand lettered, with competent caricature illustrations to most pages. This is the copy of R.J. Gilmore, whose name is gilt-blocked on the front cover. The other members of the party are listed, along with their role for the duration of the trip, at the illustration of the dining room of the yacht. Thus Gilmore is described as Bos'n's Mate, C.B. Manville as Supercargo, Geo. H. Remington as Steward, F.A. Larkin, Assistant Engineer, and J.T. Henthorn, Quartermaster. It seems likely that the group came together through mutual interests in the field of engineering. Henthorn was an engineer, the author of a book on the Corliss engine; Manville was the founder of the Manville Covering Co., dealing with asbestos products; and Remington was patentee of a number of minor mechanical improvements, perhaps this goes some way to explaining the use of blueprinting to reproduce the Riverside's humorous log. Probably a unique survival, no copies traced institutionally or at auction, not recorded by either of the relevant bibliographies.

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        CAMP LIFE Twelve Photogravures from Original Photographs by S. R. Stoddard.

      Boston: Joseph Knight Company, 1890. [ii], 12 leaves of plates [complete]. No date of publication listed; circa 1890. Original green cloth binding with inset gravure on front cover; heavily worn and soiled, with some fraying. The rear inner hinge is detached, and the front inner hinge is weakened, leaving the text block intact. Most of the plates are foxed on the verso. A few page/plate edges are lightly soiled. One plate (title: Absorbed) has a small spot where a foreign object fused with the paper within the image area. The first three plates have a small tear near the hinge, and one plate has a small chip with loss to the margin on an inner corner. The title page and endpapers are lightly thumbcreased at the fore-edge. Four of the leaves of plates are moderately foxed, mainly to the edges of the image area and the margins. A few plates are almost devoid of foxing, while the remaining five plates have minor foxing, mostly to the margins. Includes "12 Photogravure plates with 18 illustrations from photographs of Adirondack scenery...Printed by the N.Y. Photo-Gravure Co., N.Y. This, by far, is Seneca Ray Stoddard's most important book: it contains most of his best examples, and the photogravures are wonderfully printed. It shows that he was more interested in capturing the actual feel of the place and its people than in presenting the standard tourist fare that most other photographers would produce. Few copies of this remarkable book are known, which leads one to believe all of his books were produced in very small editions." Hanson Collection catalog, p. 124. Seneca Ray Stoddard (1844-1917). Topics: Camping, New York state, Adirondack Mountains, Lake George Lake, Saint Lawrence River. First edition.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good+ condition. Oblong octavo (8vo).

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        The Novels.

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, c.1890 - 8 volumes bound in 7, octavo (177 x 120mm). Contemporary tan half calf, red and dark brown morocco labels, elaborate tooling to spines gilt in compartments separated by raised bands, marbled boards, endpapers and edges. Bookplate to front pastedowns, some occasional light foxing, some wear to board edges, spines a little rubbed, overall an excellent set. Engraved title pages. A new edition. An attractively bound set of Eliot's works.

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        Famous Castles & Temples in Japan

      Tokio: [Kelly, n.d., ca. 1890s]. First Edition. Quite attractively produced and uncommon plate book; one in a series of at least six similar albums issued by Ogawa between 1890 and 1896, all illustrating typical scenes and scenery of Japan. Ogawa was a founding member of the Japan Photographic Society (1889) and the founder, that same year, of one of the first collotype businesses in Japan, the Ogawa Shashin Seihan. (See Terry Bennett's Photography in Japan, 1853-1912 (2013).) OCLC locates four copies in North America as of February, 2017, at the Art Institute of Chicago, Harvard, and the Public Libraries of Cincinnati and Seattle. WENCKSTERN (Japanese Empire ) II:p.9. Oblong folio (26.5x37.5cm.); publisher's string-bound decorative limp paper-covered boards, printed paper label mounted to upper cover and speckled with gilt, all edges gilt, green- and gilt-speckled endpapers; [2]pp. & 35 leaves of hand-colored collotype plates, captions printed in English, tissue guards present; colophon printed in Japanese bound in rear. Very light soil to boards, some minor toning and shelf wear along extremities, else a Very Good, internally fine, copy. Imprint provided by OCLC no. 41704225.

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        Utérus gravide (congelé)

      1890. (c. 1890), (c. 1890), , , tirage albuminé [228 x 292 mm] contrecollé sur carton fort, Cliché réalisé par Félix Méheux : coupe sagittale d'un utérus fécondé, à terme. Le carton porte en pied le nom du service - "Hôpital-Clinique d'accouchement - Service de M. le Prof. TARNIER" - et le nom du photographe : "photogr.ie de F. MÉHEUX, dessin.r". Inscription à l'encre au revers du carton. Belle photographie qui atteste de la collaboration entre le chef de l'école obstétricienne française, Etienne, dit Stéphane, Tarnier (1828-1897), et le photographe médical Félix Méheux (1838-1908). Lacune en tête du carton

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        The Ordinances of Hong Kong for 1889

      

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        Panorama de Constantinople Pris de la Tour de Calata

      Sebah & Joaillier, 1890. Hardcover. g- to g+. Impressive (11ft x 10") ten-panel panoramic albumen print fold-out of Constantinople. Red cloth boards with stunning gilt-stamped lettering and illustrations on the covers. Maroon leather spine. The back cover with gold-stamped Ay Y ld z (crescent moon star) within a circle of exquisite gilt stamped motifs. The panorama was taken from the Calata Tower and shows the harbor and its surrounding areas with a view over the Bosporus (Istanbul Strait ), the Topkap Saray , the Haliç (Golden Horn), over to the Asian side of Üsküdar. Pascal Sebah (1823-1886) was a French photographer in Constantinople who became well-known for his unique compositions, creative use of lighting, as well as his superior print quality by his technician, A. Laroche. In the late 1870's, Sebah became the chief photographer of the Ottoman Court. A couple of years after his death his son Jean (Johannes) formed a partnership with Policarpe Joallier, thereafter the studio was known as Sebah & Joaillier. Albumen prints mounted on heavy card stock, held together with white linen-tape along folds, as issued. Captivating late 19th century photographic work in a spectacular binding. Binding with rubbing and sunning to the edges of covers, corners and some of the gilt-stamped designs. Some light smudging to boards. Interior with foxing to interior covers and the edges of the photographic panels throughout. Most images are unaffected. Binding in good-, interior in good+ condition overall. Scarce.

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        Port-Tarascon

      First edition on ordinary paper.Illustrated with drawings by Bieler, Conconi, Montégut, Montenard, Myrbach and Rossi.With an autograph inscription from Alphonse Daudet to Henry Fèvre.SOme pale foxings.A very good copy, as issued. Dentu Paris 1890 15,5x23,5cm broché

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        Her Majesty's Navy.

      London Virtue -93 1890 - First edition, 3 volumes, 4to., 3 chromo-lithographed title-vignettes and 43 full-page chromolithograph plates, some occasional, random foxing, mostly to preliminary pages, otherwise very good, publisher's faux morocco cloth gilt, front cover decorated with the Union flag, all edges gilt, a tad bumped on extremities, else very crisp and bright. A well-illustrated history of the British navy from its beginning through the American War of Independence, up to the nineteenth century including the Battle of Trafalgar, 1805. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Memoir of William Watts McNair

      

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        Fine signed Portrait Photograph by Mullins of Ryde, Isle of Wight, (1870-1948, Princess of Schleswig Holstein, daughter of Prince & Princess Christian, granddaughter of Queen Victoria)

      1890 - showing her full length, nearly three quarter face, in Scottish 16th century costume as Mary Beaton, standing reading a book, signed "Helen as Mary Beaton 1890" partly on the mount, a note on the back reads 'Tableaux at Osborne' with the full date, 20th January The practice of the Household performing tableau vivants over the New Year was revived some time after the death of the Prince Consort. There were normally several scenes, each representing a letter or word, followed by a final scene depicting the entire word. The Tableau often reproduced paintings - a particularly successful one being 'La Rixe' (The Brawl) after the painting by E. Meissonier which had been given to the Prince Consort in 1856. The scene was a quarrel in a tavern which Queen Victoria considered 'a truthful presentation of the picture'. They were not always so well received - a biblical tableau of Naomi and Ruth in 1888 was described by the Queen as 'not quite so successful as it might have been, owing to the ladies getting the giggles and shaking'. The Tableau Vivant photo is an unusual form of photography, which Queen Victoria had a passion for from the 1850's. This is one of the later ones which are more difficult to find as the majority of them have remained in Royal Collections. From the collection of Lady Patricia Ramsay, daughter of the Duke of Connaught. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Whispering.

      ca. 1890. Original photograph, albumen print, handcoloured, 26,6 x 20,7 cm, photograph no. 1565. KEYWORDS:japan/photo

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        Le Musée Égyptien. Recueil de monuments et de notices sur les fouilles d’Égypte. Tomes I, II & III (complete set)

      IFAO, Le Caire 1890 - Extremely rare complete set of 3 volumes, bound in one. IFAO, Le Caire, 1890-1915. First edition. Folio. Vol. I (1890): 44 pages, 46 plates. Vol. II (1907): 119 pages, 57 plates. Vol. III (1915): 97 pages, 38 plates. Bound in a thick green cloth, ex-libris Alexandre Varille. A fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Blue-ings.

      Providence, RI: 1890 - Quarto (289 × 239 mm). Original brown "alligator skin" cloth on card wraps, title gilt to the upper panel, pinkish buff endpapers. Cloth chipping around the edges, some spotting and browning, but overall very good. Original albumen print (184 × 228 mm) mounted as a frontispiece, 58 leaves of blueprint, rectos only, most with illustrations or historiated initials, embossed, gilt notary public stamp with ribbons in the name of John T. Henthorn to the last leaf. Cruise of the 40-foot steam yacht Riverside in March 1890, with a crew of five, who are pictured in a wonderful albumen photo showing them lounging in the bow of the yacht. The rest of the book, chronicling the Riverside's cruise, is reproduced by blueprinting, cyanotype sun-printing - white lettering and illustrations against a darker blue ground - hence the title. A somewhat facetious account of a pleasure cruise down Narragansett Bay, during which the crew members behaved exactly as you might expect a similar gathering would behave today - "Quartermaster has just discovered that a jug of water is on board. It was voted to throw it overboard, but upon reconsideration it was decided to keep it as it might be needed to feed the boiler " After two days they put in at Newport and "repaired to the Hotel The female portion of Newport's Society is very retiring and select as far as our observations intended " Then home again. Hand lettered, with competent caricature illustrations to most pages. This is the copy of R.J. Gilmore, whose name is gilt-blocked on the front cover. The other members of the party are listed, along with their role for the duration of the trip, at the illustration of the dining room of the yacht. Thus Gilmore is described as Bos'n's Mate, C.B. Manville as Supercargo, Geo. H. Remington as Steward, F.A. Larkin, Assistant Engineer, and J.T. Henthorn, Quartermaster. It seems likely that the group came together through mutual interests in the field of engineering. Henthorn was an engineer, the author of a book on the Corliss engine; Manville was the founder of the Manville Covering Co., dealing with asbestos products; and Remington was patentee of a number of minor mechanical improvements, perhaps this goes some way to explaining the use of blueprinting to reproduce the Riverside's humorous log. Probably a unique survival, no copies traced institutionally or at auction, not recorded by either of the relevant bibliographies. Not in Toy or Morris & Howland. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Portrait of a young girl.

      ca. 1890. Original photograph, albumen print, size 24,8 x 18,7 cm. KEYWORDS:algeria/alger/photo

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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        Works

      1890. RUSKIN, John. Works. New York: Lovell, Coryell, circa 1890. Thirteen volumes. Octavo, contemporary three-quarter tan calf, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, raised bands, red and navy morocco spine labels, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt. $2800.Handsomely bound set of RuskinÂ’s collected works, illustrated with numerous plates and in-text drawings.Writer, critic, and artist, John Ruskin was the chief influence upon public taste in Victorian England. Includes Modern Painters, The Stones of Venice, The Seven Lamps of Architecture and others. Interiors fine, handsomely bound.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Vachère au bord de l'eau

      Gazette des Beaux Arts, 1890. Acquaforte originale e puntasecca, mm. 198 x 135 alla battuta, più ampi marg. bianchi. Titolo a stampa sulla velina di protezione. Buono stato, qualche minima ombreggiatura.

      [Bookseller: Taberna Libraria]
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        Vintage photographic portrait

      1890. VON GLOEDEN, Wilhelm. Head-and-shoulders portrait of a Sicilian youth. [Taormina, Sicily], circa 1890. Original albumen photograph, measuring 4-1/2 by 6-1/2 inches, mat size 8 by 11 inches. $1500.Vintage head-and-shoulders portrait in profile of a Sicilian youth in headdress.“Over 80 percent of Von GloedenÂ’s photographs were circulated through traditional postcards, magazines and advertisements. In Germany, his work could be found in ‘health and physiqueÂ’ magazines. Britain used hundreds of his draped studies as advertising for ‘romantic Mediterranean vacationsÂ’ in travel magazines” (W.B. Nally), or they “masqueraded as artistsÂ’ models” (Frizot, 271). “Von Gloeden was one of the earliest gay photographers of the male nude. His best known images— those enormously popular among the Victorians— depict nude boys in garlands or scant robes acting out Homeric themes; but many of his other images, which once totaled over 3,000, are [simply] elegant studies of the male body” (Jason Goldman). It has been estimated that at least two-thirds of Von GloedenÂ’s negatives were destroyed by Mussolini, who considered them objectionable. This head-and-shoulders portrait in profile is posed in the classical manner, with eyes looking upward. See McDarrah, 515. Small surface abrasion to left margin (not affecting subject), minor creasing to corners. Near-fine condition. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Grot Soekaboenie.

      1890. ca. 1890. Original photograph, gelatine silver print, 24,3 x 18,4 cm. KEYWORDS:indonesia/java/photo

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        Reklamemarken, Siegelmarken 1890-1913

      Ueber 750verschiedene Reklame-, Ausstellungs-, Anlass-, Gelegenheits-, Erinnerungs-, Spenden- Militaermarken etc etc, im Album beidseitig und vollstaendig angeheftet, zwischen 1890-1913 hauptsaechlich aus Deutschland oder aus der Donaumonarchie Oesterreich-Ungarn, wenige Marken mit kleinen Gebrauchsspuren,viele kuenstlerische geschmackvolle Jugendstildarstellungen, tadellos und liebevoll zusammengetragen und gepflegt, eine extra Doppelseite auch beklebt und noch Marken mit Perforierung dazugelegt z.B. mit Balkanflaggen (Kaiser Otto Kaffeezusatz)

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        IN DARKEST AFRICA, or the Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, 1890. 2 volumes. First edition. Portrait frontispieces, 36 full page illustrations, over 100 illustrations in text, 2 large color folding maps at front, 1 folding map in text, 1 diagram. 8vo, publisher’s original brick red cloth gilt-lettered and with elaborate pictorial decorations in gilt and black on the spines and upper covers. xv, 529; xv, 472, [2] ads pp. A bright and handsome set, very well preserved. The cloth, gilt and colours all in quite pleasing condition, the bindings showing only mild evidence of age or use, a tight and clean set with the plates and maps in good order and none of the foxing typical to the book. SCARCE FIRST EDITION OF ONE OF THE PRINCIPLE WRITINGS OF ONE OF THE GREATEST EXPLORERS OF THE DARK CONTINENT. "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 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.

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        American Testimonial Banquet

      1890. First Edition . STANLEY, Henry M. The American Testimonial Banquet to Henry M. Stanley, In recognition of his Heroic Achievements in the cause of Humanity, Science & Civilization. London: no publisher, May 30, 1890. Octavo, original elaborately tooled full polished brown calf, patterned endpapers, all edges gilt. Housed in a custom chemise and clamshell box. $3000.First edition of this scarce volume issued to those invited to the exclusive 1890 American Testimonial Banquet honoring explorer Henry Stanley, with five vintage prints of Stanley and his chief officers, each mounted on blue paper and tipped to heavy gilt-edged card stock.Perhaps no European is more closely connected with Africa than Lord Stanley. His final journey to Africa as head of the 1887 Emin Pasha Relief Expedition was particularly exceptional in its terrible human cost, resulting in the death of “over 500 people directly connected with the expedition” (New York Times). Stanley and his officers “Jephson, Parke, Stairs” and Nelson covered hundreds of miles and “marched in “grim conditions” with a “steady trickle of thefts and desertions, interspersed with attacks by tribesmen… Every day several men died of starvation” (Jeal, 342). Yet Stanley still managed to compile important data on the Pygmies and discovered the Ruwenzori, or “Mountains of the Moon.” The perilous journey nearly cost Stanley his life and ended sadly when Emin Pasha expressed anger at Stanley’s interference, ultimately refusing to leave Africa. This handsome programme, issued to those invited to an exclusive May 30, 1890 American Testimonial Banquet held in London some time after Stanley’s return, points to his signal importance as explorer, adventurer and a hero of the Victorian era. With copies likely limited to the 400 or so people at the affair, this lavish volume contains five vintage prints—of Stanley and his chief officers Stairs, Parke, Nelson and Jephson—all in attendance. Each print, measuring 3-1/2 by 5-1/2 inches, is mounted on pale blue cards displaying captions, signature facsimiles and tipped to heavy gilt-edged card stock. The elaborately tooled and embossed programme also contains a list of committee members and honorary stewards, including James Whistler, P.T. Barnum and Bret Harte, as well as a tipped-in plate of “Shield and Medallions” and accompanying description, along with the evening’s menu, music programme and “Toast List.” With laid-in invitation card (measuring 5 by 6-1/2 inches) completed in manuscript to admit a “Dr. A.J. Comer,” with the “No. 100” at the upper left corner crossed out and “99” written above.Interior and prints generally fresh with only lightest scattered foxing, joints reinforced. A near-fine copy, scarce.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Charming unsigned Russian postcard photo (Russian Empress, 1847-1928, wife of Tsar Alexander III, mother of Nicholas II)

      1890 - showing her three quarters length wearing a wonderful gown and jewels, resting her gloved hands on the back of a chair, no place, no date, in a wonderful presentation wooden frame with crest and monogram, in the corners in silver with a gilt fillet around the photo, 5" x 3

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        Beitr

      unbekannt 1890 - Reprint "Zentral-Antiquariat", Lpz., 1968 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 8220 J.C. Hinrichs'sche Buchhandlung, Lpz., 1890-1913. ca. 6000 S. mit 2 Titelbildern, Ln. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sult Hunger

      P.G. Philipsens Forlag, 1890 First Edition of Hamsun's masterpiece, breakthrough novel and arguably the first Modernist book. Excerpts had appeared two years earlier in the Danish magazine Ny Jord. It follows the inner workings of a poor writer as he becomes devoured by his environment's harsh conditions. ***Bound in contemporary half morocco with Bindesboll paper boards. Save for a bit of dustiness at the top edge, a fine clean copy. Rare - particularly in meaningful condition.

      [Bookseller: Anniroc Books]
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        In Darkest England

      London: International Headquarters of the Salvation Army,, [1890]. and the Way Out. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine and front board gilt, new endpapers. Folding chromolithographic frontispiece. Rebacked with original spine laid down and new endpapers. Stamp of Ashton-under-Lyne Public Libraries to top edge, library number to the spine. Text block lightly toned, occasional pencilled corrections and underlinings to text. Nonetheless a very good presentable copy. First edition, very scarce presentation copy inscribed by Booth on the half-title: "With faith and hope, William Booth, November 7.90." Booth, the founder of the Salvation Army, had considerable help in the writing of In Darkest England from the campaigning journalist W. T. Stead, fellow Salvationist Suzie Forest Swift, and Commissioner Frank Smith. Stead appears to have done most of the writing, but pointed out in a letter to a friend "the sole responsibility and the dominating mind was [Booth's] and his alone." "Booth's colossal self-confidence, his burning sense of injustice coupled with unswerving devotion to his purpose, and his deep sympathy with the unfortunate, made of him an evangelist and an organiser of the first order." (PMM)

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Gentle Art of Making Enemies

      

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