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      Imp. & Lib. de Vazquez Cores & Dornaleche y Reyes. First edition of the French translation of wich no leading copies exists. Bound in half brown sheepskin wedge, back thinned to five nerves decorated with gilded finials, double gilt frames on flat marbled, endpapers and contreplats of handmade paper, lower corner blunt, contemporary binding. Rare autograph dedication signed by the author, in Spanish, Gabriel Hanotaux. Nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Imp. & Lib. de Vazquez Cores & Dornaleche y Reyes Montevideo 1890 14x19,5cm relié

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        Novels of George Eliot.

      Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, circa 1890. Eight volumes, octavo, 33 illustrations including two vignette titles; full polished calf with marbled edges, gilt spines with raised bands, double green red morocco labels. A handsome nineteenth century set of Eliot's novels in Mudie bindings. One of the greatest novelists of her time, her stories, largely set in provincial England, are well known and loved for their realism. The set includes illustrations by different artists including W. Small, W. J. Allen and John Jelllicoe. Some minor foxing.

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        The Moonstone

      Chatto and Windus, UK 1890 - New Edition 1890. Book is very good+ with bright boards. Edges lightly rubbed. Small marks to boards. Contents good. Page edges a little browned. Foxing to some pages and quite heavy at the endpapers. Early editions are un-common. More images can be taken upon request. Ref Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd]
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        La Bièvre

      L. Genonceaux. seconde édition illustrée de 23 dessins de l'auteur.Autograph inscription from Joris-Karl Huysmans au librettiste Philippe Gilles.A small glued tear to head of spine, a tiny lack to foot of spine, endpapers partly shaded. L. Genonceaux Paris 1890 15,5x23,5cm broché

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        The Tragic Muse.

      London: Macmillan and Company 1890. First English Edition. Three volumes, crown octavo. Bound in original blue cloth, titled in gilt, coated black endpapers. No ownership names, internally clean, Mudie's library labels to all volumes (one neatly removed), bindings shelfworn, text blocks shaken in the case with gauze-cloth joints showing to inside gutters. A used but serviceable and inexpensive set, housed in a robust fleece-lined slipcase. Henry James' classic comedy of manners, this was his final triple decker. 500 copies only. Edel & Laurence A34b. Supino 34.8.0.

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        The Works of Charles Dickens.

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1890-95. FINELY BOUND SET. 24 titles in 17 volumes, together with a one-volume Life of Dickens by John Forster. Octavo. With illustrations from the original plates by Cruikshank, Stone, Phiz, et al. In half blue calf by Mudie, with striking blue marbled boards, end-papers and edges. Raised bands and gilt titles to spines.Bookplates of A. Clifford Morson, dated 1902, to front paste-down of each vol. Some light edge-wear, Very good overall.

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        The Works of Shakespeare. Including Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Tempest, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Macbeth, King Lear, Antony and Cleopatra , The Merchant of Venice, etc. Illustrated by Sir John Gilbert, George Cruikshank, and R. Dudley.

      London: William Mackenzie, n.d. (c. 1890). The Library Shakespeare in 3 volumes; 4to (315 x 250mm). Contemporary red half morocco with gilt titles and gilt to spines, red cloth boards, marbled end papers. Generously illustrated with in-text wood engravings and several full page chromolithographs. Each play has a sepia tinted pictorial title page. Binding slightly rubbed. A good, sound set. Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'.

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        Répertoire chromatique. Solution raisonnée et pratique des problèmes les plus usuels dans l'étude et l'emploi des couleurs. 29 tableaux en chromo, représentant 952 teintes différentes et définies, groupées en plus de 600 gammes typiques.

      Paris, Gauthier-Villars, 1890. ____ Seule édition. Illustré de 29 planches en chromolithographie, dont le frontispice. Le livre est dédié à la mémoire de Chevreul, dont les travaux n'ont pas abouti à des "solutions pratiques", qui sont ici proposées. Charles Lacouture (1832-1908), professeur de sciences naturelles à Metz, propose une " trilobe synoptique" permettant une vue comparative des couleurs. Il part des trois couleurs de base, (rouge, bleu, jaune), en leur attribuant une lettre et pour les nuances, un chiffre. Ce qui lui permet d'établir des formules mathématiques. Complet de la serpente imprimée en face de la première planche. Très bel exemplaire.***** Sole edition. Illustrated with 29 chromolithographic plates. A rare treatise on colour theory. In-folio. Collation : XI, (1), 144, (4) pp., 29 planches h-t. Toile verte, plats estampés et dorés. (Reliure de l'éditeur.).

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      London: Edward Stanford Ltd [nd but circa ] 1890 - Chromolithograph, dissected into 20 sections and mounted upon original linen, folding into original pink paper covers bearing printed title (Very Good, lovely colour printing, light even toning to map, some very minor fraying to some map section edges, covers slightly toned), 63 x 55 cm (25 x 21.5 inches). An extremely rare and attractive map showcasing the Gibraltar Calpe Hunt, which took place in the Andalucian countryside near The Rock. This lovely and extremely rare map was made to specifically show the operational theatre of the Gibraltar Calpe Hunt. The Calpe was a regularly held foxhunt organized out of Gibraltar, patronized by senior British officers and wealthy merchants. From its founding in 1812 until the 1930s, it was considered to be the ultimate social and recreational event of The Rock. The present map was published around 1890 by the leading British cartography firm of Edward Stanford Ltd., and was almost certainly based upon a manuscript obtained from a British officer who had participated in the hunt. While several maps of the Calpe Hunt (all rare) were made, this map is quite early, appearing barely a decade and a half after the first known Gibraltar Calpe Hunt map was produced. As shown on the present custom made map, the theatre of the hunt was the countryside in the southeastern part of Andaluc’aÕs Cadiz province, bordering Gibraltar, an area extending from Algeciras, in the southwest, up to the R’o Guadiaro, in the northeast. The mountainous area is punctuated by river valleys, with the numerous cork forest and orange groves expressed in a lovely bright green colour. Indeed, the cork forests were the ideal environments for the hunt. The table, in the lower right corner, notes the ÔPlaces of Meeting of the Calpe HuntÕ, noting that the hound kennels are located at the northern end of Gibraltar, while 18 meeting places for the hunt are marked on the map within red circles. The table also notes the distance of each station from Gibraltar, critical details given that all transport was then on horseback. The ÔReferenceÕ below translates Spanish topographical terms into English. The present map is very rare; it is one of only three known examples. .SEE OUR WEB-SITE FOR LONGER DESCRIPTION.

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        Natural History of Victoria. Prodromus of the zoology of Victoria; or, figures and descriptions of the living classes of the Victorian indigenous animals.

      Melbourne: Robert S. Brain, 1885 -, 1890. Two volumes, thick octavo, with all 20 "decades", 199 lithographic plates (including one double folding plate), nearly all coloured and some finished by hand; attractively bound in contemporary navy half calf, spines gilt, double labels in maroon and tan. A superb copy of this beautifully illustrated work. McCoy's book is an overlooked classic of Australian natural history, representing the culmination of nineteenth-century scholarship in the field.Irish-born Frederick McCoy arrived in Melbourne in 1854 to take up the first Professorship of Natural Science at the newly-formed University of Melbourne. For the next forty years he was at the centre of colonial scientific life. He became the first Director of the newly formed National Museum of Victoria and was responsible for the rapid development of the Museum and its collection.McCoy 'built up an outstanding natural history and geological collection, including mining models, exploiting his knowledge of overseas sources. In 1870 the Museum [of Natural and Applied Sciences, Melbourne] was placed under the Public Library trustees... Ever pestering for funds and uncovering trustees' plots to move the museum, he found his best defence and consolation in the popularity and scientific standing of the museum. Annual attendances averaged 53,000 in the 1860s, 95,000 in the 1870s, 110,000 in the 1880s and 108,000 in the 1890s. Painfully he acquired government money to publish serially his Prodromus of the Zoology of Victoria (1878-90) and Prodromus of the Palaeontology of Victoria (1874-82)' (ADB).There has been a recent resurgence of interest in McCoy's work, notably with the important exhibition and online catalogue of the Prodromus, 'Caught & Coloured, Zoological Illustrations from Colonial Victoria' at the Melbourne Museum (see

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        Foetus macéré (biffé : "Delafontaine f[emme] Dumont")

      1890. (c. 1890), (c. 1890), , , tirage albuminé [240 x 300 mm] aquarellé à la main et contrecollé sur carton fort, Cliché réalisé par Félix Méheux : le corps du foetus est rehaussé à l'aquarelle de teintes rose, rouge et brune, le fond est uniformément recouvert à l'encre noire. Le corps est à un stade avancé de macération ; les tissus, très altérés, sont en voie de momification, les cavités oculaires sont vides. Le carton porte en pied le nom du service - "Hôpital-Clinique d'accouchement - Service de M. le Prof. TARNIER" - et le nom du photographe : "Aquarelle photogr. de F. MÉHEUX, dessinat". Inscription à l'encre au revers du carton. Cliché saisissant par la mise en scène du petit corps émergeant d'un fond sombre ; il fait partie de tout un ensemble de photographies et de dessins attestant 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). Bordures du carton légèrement salies

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        Un viaggio a Nias.

      Milano, Treves, 1890, 8vo bella legatura recente mezza pelle marron con titolo al tassello, pp. XVI-724 con 195 inc. n.t. 4 carte geografiche e 26 tavole (7 a colori) f.t. (Viaggio in Indonesia) Dedica autografa dell'A.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani gia' Naturalistica]
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        Harper's Bazaar 1890. FULL YEAR BOUND VOLUME.

      New York. Harper Brothers. 1890. VOLUME 23. Massive volume; three-quarter leather binding 16 x 11 inches; 1052 pp. Fifty-two lavishly illustrated issues; 32 featuring a Supplement. Of great interest are the 24 tipped-in folded patterns for clothing: women's garments, young girls' garments; dolls' costumes, etc. These are bound into the volume, and all are in very good condition. Copious illustrations of women's and young girls' clothing are featured in the newspaper; these include tennis blouses, formal evening wear, riding habits, gowns for various occasions including weddings; also shawls, hats, embroidery patterns and more. Several newspapers have short marginal tears (repaired with archival tape); one cover was soiled in the mail. Abrasions to exterior: spine edges and corners of covers; overall very good condition. ITEM WEIGHS APPROXIMATELY 20 LBS: WE WILL QUOTE EXTRA SHIPPING CHARGES. The rear page of each issue of the newspaper features captioned cartoon images (6 x 4.5 inches or so); many of these depict African-American characters whose verbal exchanges are rendered in dialect. There are other cartoons featuring Chinese characters. The newspaper's extensive single and double-page illustrations focus on costumes of the day, but others reflect wider-ranging interests. These include a bird's eye view of Rome, bicycling, the deck of an Iron Clad (ship) photographed from the mast of another vessel, art work by various artists including Alice Barber (Stevens) whose Harmony in a Virginia Cabin depicts an African-American family, a full-page illustration depicting a female photographer, illustrations of theatrical interest, etc. Loads of full-page illustrations of British royalty and English historical subjects make clear the Anglophile leanings of the publisher and no doubt the bulk of the newspaper's readers. A small mailing label on the front cover of the newspaper identifies the subscriber to the publication as Jacob Kamm of Portland Oregon. Kamm, a prominent businessman in 19th century Portland, founded the Oregon Steam Navigation Company and was heavily involved in real estate in the city. His estate was valued at over four million dollars at the time of his death in 1912. The volume is in very good condition, tight and attractive in its binding. Uncommon in such good condition.

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        The Sign of Four.

      London: Spencer Blackett, 1890. FIRST EDITION. Octavo, with a frontispiece engraving by Charles Kerr. The outstanding second novel featuring Sherlock Holmes, in publisher's original boards, attractively respined. The decorative covers are blocked with wide black patterned border and floral tools at corners, title/author's name in gilt, tooled similarly on the spine to style. Covers show a little edgewear, extremities of text block a little rubbed and worn, black endpapers neatly replaced, contemporary ink stamp to back of frontis. A used but inexpensive copy of a scarce book; a classic piece of crime fiction.

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        La Bièvre

      Second edition (the first one was only of 10 copies), with 23 original drawings by E. Tanguy. Affectionate autograph inscription from J.K. Huysmans. A small tear glued to head of a joint, otherwise a good copy. Genonceaux Paris 1890 16x23cm broché

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        Roi de Camargue

      First edition, one of the 35 copies on Japan, deluxe edition.Binding half morocco green fir with corners, back with five nerves set with ornate golden dotted double gilded boxes ornate and decorated with incisions parts morocco red and brown, framing of double net gilded on marbled paper boards, small tear at the center of the first flat, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, preserved covers, gilded head on witnesses, elegant binding of unsigned time.Book decorated with 78 in-text illustrations by Georges Roux woodcut by Baud and Hamel and 14 boards inset engraved etchings by Ruet.Our copy is complete the triple state of each of the 14 illustrations hors-texte de Georges Roux.Nice copy pleasantly established. Emile Testard Paris 1890 10,5x15,5cm relié

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        Les habitués des prisons de Paris. Etude d'anthropologie & de psychologie criminelles

      first edition.Binding half sheepskin midnight blue, back with four nerves decorated with gilded finials, marbled paper plates with scratches, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, binders at the time.Book illustrated with 70 figures in the text, 14 portraits in collotype and 2 plans and brochures 6 graphics color plates at the end of volume.Preface by Alexandre Lacassagne.Some foxing mainly affecting slices.Rare. A. Storck & G. Masson Lyon & Paris 1890 15,5x24,5cm relié

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        Privately assembled album of natural history drawings and lithographs from the library of the natural historian Francis Day.

      Kenilworth House, Cheltenham: circa, 1890. Quarto, a privately assembled album of 123 engraved and lithographic plates of which 23 are skilfully hand-coloured, front pastedown endpaper with label of the Day family bequest to the Cheltenham Public Library; a very good copy indeed in later nineteenth-century half calf. A remarkable volume of 123 natural history illustrations, many unpublished, from the personal collection of the ichthyologist Francis Day (1829-1889) with his working notes on many of the images.Most of the images are proofs before letters, and in the absence of descriptive text it would require a good deal of further research and specialist knowledge to accurately identify all of the species; however, given Day's interest in the subcontinent and the Indian Ocean, no doubt many are from the region. Several of the ornithological proofs are signed by the accomplished engraver Charlotte Gray (daughter of the respected conchologist Maria Emma Gray and step-daughter of prolific naturalist John Edward Gray, the zoological keeper at the British Museum who worked with Charles Darwin and many others).The album reflects the wide interests of Day, appointed as Inspector-General of Fisheries in India and Burma in the mid-Victorian era, who was widely respected as for his knowledge of the natural history of the subcontinent. The album includes mammals, quadrupeds both familiar and exotic, birds, fish, insects, crabs, arachnids and insects. Of special interest are highly detailed lithographs detailing the highly unusual nests built by tropical birds. Significantly, a good number of the plates in the collection are by the eminent London based natural history publisher Treuttel, Wurtz and Company. Some of the plates are published as early as 1822, but Day evidently used them as the basis for his own observations, with frequent annotations in his hand regarding habitat and differences between specimens, making this an interesting working archive.The plates include five magnificent lithographs of Australian birds, some of which are beautifully hand-coloured. The Australian ornithology plates comprise a magnificent raptor (here captioned the 'Australian Fishing Eagle') followed by three magnificent hand-coloured lithographs illustrating an Australian owl, a frogmouth and a brush-turkey. Also hand-coloured in warm coppery tones is the unfortunately named Troglodyte Beach Rail, a native waterbird of New Zealand. In this collection both the brush-turkey and Troglodyte Beach Rail are included in duplicate (as coloured and uncoloured plates). The Australian lithographs were produced for the Transactions of the Linnean Society, but some are certainly Day's own proofs of the published images (were these plates in fact ever published?).A ticket on the front paste-down notes that this album was presented to the then Cheltenham Public Library by the "Misses Day, as a memorial of their late father". A full listing of the contents of the album is available upon request. Expertly rebacked.

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        Les chants de Maldoror

      Rare second edition in trade, and the first French edition, one of 150 unnumbered copies on vellum, one draw with 10 japan. First edition of the famous preface Genonceaux on Lautréamont, frontispiece Jose Roy (regular cartoonist licentious works) showing a flayed skin to earth, wandering in the catacombs, a facsimile of a letter from the author 1870 . Bound in half blue calico, smooth back with a gold finial, date tail piece red morocco emphasized double nets, blue marbled paper on the boards, elegant binding pastiche signed Laurenchet. The original 1869 was never published by Lacroix, who had pledged to edit; only ten copies were stapled and delivered to the author. In 1874 another Belgian publisher, Rozez, resumed the background and edited with a title page relays. The title glory Genonceaux was without doubt have edited the Chants de Maldoror, with a real desire to make it known. After editing, he published several excerpts in newspapers: Fin de siècle (14 February 1891) and The Black Cat (12 December 1891). His preface is the result of a serious investigation, which is why it violently rejects allegations of Léon Bloy on the author. Genonceaux providing a charge of indecency, which actually took place in 1892, leaving his publishing house after editing Shrine of Rimbaud. Literature vertigo at the limit of sustainable, the excessive teenager, a total darkness, the Chants de Maldoror, or the saga of a wandering figure of evil in the world, became famous surrealist who made a true aesthetic manifesto. Few pale scattered spots on a very white paper, otherwise very good copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Genonceaux Paris 1890 Pet. in 8 (10,8x16,6cm) relié

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        The Sign of The Four in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine. Volume XLV.

      Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott. Jan-Jun 1890. First US Appearance. Large 8vo. 915pp. Bound in contemporary half brown morocco over maroon cloth boards. Light rubbing and scuffing to extremities, strong and tight, very good indeed. Light spotting to page edges, internally clean. The first American appearance of this story, with its own dedicated frontispiece and title page. An impressive survival.

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        Over the Sea. Stories of Two Worlds.

      London and Sydney: 1890. Quarto, eight colour plates and other illustrations in the text; original cloth-backed glazed pictorial boards. First edition and rare. A most attractively-produced anthology of Australian and New Zealand stories and tales, designed primarily for young people, very evocative of its time. The authors include Rosa Praed, "Tasma", Mrs Patchett Martin, and Hume Nisbet. The illustrations are by H.J. Johnstone, T.J. Hughes, R. Carrick, Emily Harding, Marcella Walker and A.W. Wall. Light scattered foxing, some edge-wear and rubbing but a very good copy.

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         The History of Freemasonry its antiquities, symbols, constitutions, customs... embracing an investigation of the records of the Organisations of the Fraternity in England, Scotland, Ireland, British Colonies, France, Germany and the United States, derived from official sources.

      Londres, Caxton, (v.1890), 6 vol. in 4°, de 504-502-504pp., ill. de 31 planches en noir et de 18 planches en chromolitho h. t., percaline éditeur bleue ornée et historiée au 1er plat, bel exemplaire en cartonnage éditeur orné. L'ouvrage moderne le plus complet sur l'histoire de la Franc-Maçonnerie et autres sociétés secrètes depuis l'Antiquité jusqu'à la fin du XIX° siècle. Très illustré. Très recherché et rare en bel état.

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        Artistic Pussy and Her Studio

      London: H. Grevel & Co.,, 1890 - A Very Scarce Meggendorfer Movable[MOVABLE BOOK]. MEGGENDORFER, Lothar. Artistic Pussy and Her Studio. Moving Pictures with Other Tales. A Moveable Toybook from Lothar Meggendorfer. London: H. Grevel & Co., [1890]. Folio (11 7/8 x 8 3/4 inches; 302 x 222 mm.). Sixteen unnumbered pages. Six with color lithographed moveable plates and eight with black & white drawings. The movable plates are bright and clean and all in perfect working order. Three of them have very small and neatly repaired tears just on the lower margins by the pull-tabs. Otherwise a near fine example of this very rare Meggendorfer movable. With the engraved bookplate of Joan Feisenberger on the front paste-down.Publisher's quarter red cloth over glazed boards, front cover with color pictorial design and title. Inner hinges expertly and almost invisibly repaired, some light rubbing to corners of boards, otherwise near fine.A remarkable survival of a very scarce Meggendorfer title.There are eight movables with a story text each of which includes sepia drawings.The six movables are:1. A bulldog, seated in an armchair, having his portrait painted by Mrs. Puss2. A 'clever' monkey sitting in a big armchair and trying to play with a crying baby in her lap3. A cat with palette in arm painting a portrait of a poodle4. A wily fox running away with two geese under his arms5. A mother hen gently rocks two of her baby chicks in a cradle while the four other chicks peck around. 6. Mr. and Mrs. Hare hiding in a cabbage patch from a houndOCLC locates just one copy of the London imprint in libraries and institutions worldwide: Library of Congress (DC). and three copies of the American imprint by Thompson & Thomas, Chicago: Smithsonian Institution, (DC); Boston University (MA); Pennsylvania University (PA)."There is little doubt that the most elaborate and ingenious movables ever produced were those of the German Lothar Meggendorfer (1847-1925) made during the 1880s and 1890s?the mechanisms and operations of Meggendorfer's books-not to mention the originality of his figures-are far superior to any others published before or since.?'They were marvels of ingenuity?Usually several movements took place at the same time on the same page' (Eric Quayle)?The devices that operated the various figures in Meggendorfer's books consisted of a series of inter-connecting cardboard levers sandwiched between the coloured illustration on the front of the oblong leaf and the dummy pasted behind it. The animated limbs and heads were cut-out models on the front of the picture, and moving the tab set the whole scene in motion?Needless to say, such was the delicacy of Meggendorfer's machinery that if a child pulled too hard the whole thing could be ruined beyond repair" (Haining, Movable Books, pp. 65-73).Joan Feisenberger (née) Greendall (d. 1992) was the wife of the great bibliophile and rare book expert of Sotheby's fame, Hellmut Albert Feisenberger (1909-1999) - "Feisy" to all who knew him. He was responsible for the preparation of the the exhibition "Printing and the Mind of Man" at Earls Court in 1963. As a member of the historical sub-committee whose task was to select some 500 books that had most influenced human thought and action over 500 years, he undertook all the scientific books, ranging from the great medieval encyclopaedia of St. Isidore of Seville to Fermi and Pontecorvo's patent for controlling nuclear fission. In all, he helped to choose and then catalogued over 120 books, more than any other contributor. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        La bête humaine

      Charpentier & Cie. First edition on ordinary paperContemporary indigo half morocco Bradel binding over marbled paper boards by Féchoz, spine with gilt floral motif, gilt date at foot, top edge gilt, covers preserved; black morocco chemise and slipcase by PGoy & CVilaine, date at foot of spine, lined with blue suede Autograph inscription from Emile Zola to Auguste Marcade A very good unjustified copy in a good binding Charpentier & Cie Paris 1890 12x19cm relié sous chemise-étui

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        La bête humaine & Fort comme la mort. In La Vie Populaire : années 1888, 1889, 1890 complètes

      La Vie populaire. First edition of this bi-weekly illustrated magazine publishing in serials are unpublished texts, are previously published texts of the most illustrious writers of the late siècle.bindings half shagreen cherry back with five nerves decorated with nets containing cold small traces of rubbing, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, first boards cover illustrated preserved bindings époque.Riches the literary contributions including those of G. de Maupassant with particular novel "as the Fort death "and also" Peter and John "and" Our Heart ", E. Zola novel" The Human Beast "and also the" Vow of Life "" The Dream, "" Earth "and" A page love "with P. Loti unpublished novel" The novel of a child ", J. Clarétie with unpublished novel" Pretty Puy ", J. Richepin with unpublished novel" The younger "and" Cesarine, 2 unpublished to H. Malot but A. Daudet, C. Monselet, E. Renan, L. Dierx, E. Goudeau, J. Barbey d'Aurevilly, O. Mirbeau including "Father Jules," Mr. Beaubourg, C . Mendes, P. Arena, T. de Banville, F. Mistral, J. Wood, G. Courteline, J. Barbey d'Aurevilly, Villiers de l'Isle Adam, S. Masoch, A. Scholl, J. Gautier. ..Couvertures illustrated portraits of the main contributeurs.Une marginal restoration walk from page 213 of the first volume, a little lack in foot reached with the text of the page 383 of the second, a few rare spots without gravité.Agréable and rare set. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! La Vie populaire Paris 1er Janvier 1888 au 28 Décembre 1890 24,5x32,5cm 312 fascicules reliés en 6 volumes

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        The Picture of Dorian Gray [within Four Complete Novels by Famous Authors from Lippincott's Monthly Magazine].

      London: Ward, Lock, Bowden and Company, n.d. [c.1890]. FIRST PRINTING of the complete novel. The sheets of the magazine were printed in America and issued simultaneously in USA by Lippincott and in London by Ward, Lock. These monthly magazines contained a complete novel in each issue and many went unsold; the remaining sheets were then bound up as the collections 'Six Complete Novels' or 'Four Complete Novels from Lippincott's Monthly Magazine'. The present copy was bound after August 1891, due to the imprint on the general title. The bibliography concedes 'the contents of these bound volumes are not always identical, the selection of monthly parts varying considerably. Dorian Gray is always placed first in the volume' (Mason 81c). Conan Doyle's The Sign of Four also appeared in the magazine around this time and his bibliographers expand upon the publisher's commercial approach to anthologizing; 'this was an attempt to dispose of the large number of early issues by including the short novels by Oscar Wilde or Rudyard Kipling' (Green and Gibson pp.37-8). Large octavo, pp.578. Publisher's light blue cloth blocked in red and gilt, coated yellow endpapers. The binding is mis-titled 'Four Complete Stories' emphasising the cavalier attitude towards the publication. Contents clean, edges toned, some 'stepping' to sections where bound from the parts, binding rubbed and edgeworn. A used but serviceable copy of the EARLIEST SHEETS of the novel, albeit bound later than the book-form edition. Most uncommon. Mason [81-82, 332]. Listed in The Observer's All-Time 100 Best Novels [2003].

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        [«Das giessen der Blume am Ende des Tages.»]. Seidenmalerei, chinesische.

      ca. 1890 26 x 21 cm, Kleine Eckenabrisse (sehr fragile Seide), ansonsten schönes dekoratives Exemplar. Kopulierendes Pärchen in der konfuzianischen Stellung [«Hund der die Katze pflügt»]. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Sittengeschichte - Erotica

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        Schultafel, Innenansicht einer Schneiderwerkstatt. Gezeigt werden mehrere Schneider bei typischen Tätigkeiten, wie Zuschneiden, Anpassen eines Anzuges, Nähen usw.

      - Farb-Lithografie, um 1890, 60 x 95 Da das Blatt für den Schulgebrauch bestimmt war, wurde es auf Leinwand aufgezogen und am oberen Rand mit Aufhängern versehen. Beiliegt ein weiteres Blatt in gleicher Größe und Ausführung, das auf der linken Seite die Werkzeuge des Schneiders, rechts die des Schusters zeigt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Memoir of William Watts McNair, Late of the "Connaught House," Mussooree, of the Indian Survey Department, the First European Explorer of Kafiristan

      London: D. J. Keymer & Co., 1890 83 pp with 2 B&W photo illustrations. Dedication on title page dated January 28th, 1892 by J.E. Howard to a lady friend from the United States. Text is clean and tight, endpapers glue-stained., bookseller's sticker on front endpapers. White cloth boards with gold-stamped titles are rubbed at extremities with some loss of material small split at top of spine, 1 original tissue protecting photo of McNair and two locals in oriental costume is detached. McNAIR, WILLIAM WATTS (1849?1889), traveller, was born 13 Sept. 1849. He joined the Indian survey department 1 Sept. 1867. His first twelve veers of service were passed with the Rajputana and Mysore topographical parties, and under Majors Strahan and Thullier he learned surveying thoroughly. In the autumn of 1879 he was selected to accompany the Khyber column of the Afghan field force, and was present during the fighting before Cabul and the defence of Sharpur in 1879?80. While in Afghanistan he made valuable maps, exploring the Lughman Valley and the route to Kafristan; and he was the first officer to traverse by the same valley the route from Cabul to Jalalabad. South of Cabul he penetrated to the Logar and Wardak valleys. After the war he was engaged in the Kohat survey under Major Holdich, tracing the frontier line from Kohat to Bannu, and, across the border, surveying part of the valley of the Tochi, and mapping some of the Khost district. He was soon transferred to one of the Beluchistan parties, and passed the remainder of life in surveying in that district; his main work was to carry a series of triangles from the Indus at Dehra Gazi Khan, near the thirtieth parallel, to Quetta. In 1883, hearing that a native explorer was about to visit Kafristan, he volunteered to accompany him disguised as a hakim, or native doctor. He obtained a year's leave, and the party crossed the frontier 13 April. They passed through the Dir country, and came by the Kotal Pass, at an elevation of 10,450 feet, to Ashreth, and thence to Chitral. He had intended to go northwards, by the Hindu Kush valleys, but after reaching the Dora Pass, and making observations in the Chitral district, he was compelled to return, owing to his identity having been disclosed by a native, Kafristan being very strictly secluded from Europeans. On his return he was officially reprimanded by the viceroy for crossing the frontier without permission. He read an account of his expedition before the Royal Geographical Society in London on 10 Dec. 1883, and was awarded the Murchison grant. He continued his survey work, but was in 1889 attacked by fever at Quetta, and moved to Mussooree, where he died 13 Aug. 1889. This book was edited and published posthumerously. . By Author. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 7" x 6".

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        Teilansicht, Der alte Hafen von Cannes.

      - Aquarell v. H. Bounicke, um 1890, 36 x 53,3 Im Vordergrund Fischer. Mit vielen Booten in der Bucht. Unten rechts signiert. - Sehr schönes Aquarell aus der Zeit der Jahrhundertwende. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        My Prague Pig And Other Stories.

      Skeffington & Son., London. 1890 - 101 pages + 3 pages of adverts at rear. Engraved frontispiece. Original pale green cloth with embossed illustration of pig with ornate titles and gilt titles on spine. original floral patterned endpapers with a small spot of translucent marking where something may have been taken off a bookplate? (see image). Looks and feels almost fine. Small octavo. *The Rev Sabine Baring Gould was a Devon man, he wrote a scarce work on Vampires in the late 19th century a lovely book Cheap Jack Zita on Gypsy life (another great rarity), several children's books and other topographical works of devon interest, folklore and history, this remains a scarce title in ANY condition. Only 7 held in institutional libraries and not mentioned in Osborne. A FINE Victorian cloth binding. Stories inc; Gottlob's Picture, Wow-Wow, The Cat's Tree, The Schnabelweid Plot, The Queen Of Dentists, The New Master & the title story. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lustiges Automaten-Theater. Ein Zeihbiderbuch von Lothar Meggendorfer.

      Published by J. F. Schreiber no date given c 1890, Stuttgart - , 20 pages, 8 colour images with moving parts, page at rear of publisher's adverts. Text is in German. , edges of boards rubbed, text block detached from binding, newspaper detached from moving parts on first picture, final three pictures are broken or partially broken so only some parts move, foxing throughout, images bright and colourful, many moving parts, good condition , pictorial boards, red cloth spine , 37 cm x 26 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Keoghs Books]
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        LICHT UND FINSTERNIS. Oder der große Streit zwischen Christo und Satan während des christlichen Zeitalters.

      Internationale Traktat-Gesellschaft. Basel., 1890. Erste deutsche Auflage. 751 S. hardcover rotes Ln. mit Gold- u. Silberprägung, Marmorschnitt, guter Zustand. SEHR SELTEN!!! Ellen Gould White, geb. Harmon (* 26. November 1827 in Gorham, Maine;16. Juli 1915 in Elmshaven, Kalifornien) war eine Mitbegründerin der Siebenten-Tags-Adventisten. Die meiste Zeit ihres Lebens verbrachte sie in den Vereinigten Staaten. Von 1890 bis 1900 lebte sie in Australien. Mehrfach besuchte White europäische Länder. Zahlr. ganzseitige Holzschnitte. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Jesus von Nazareth; Theologie; Kirche; Kulturgeschichte; Grenzwissenschaften

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        Souvenir de Constantinople. (= Einbd.tit.).

      [Konstantinopel], Sébah & Joailler o.J. (um 1890). - Souvenir-Album von Konstantinopel für den sich seinerzeit etablierenden Orient-Tourismus mit 30 photographischen Aufnahmen aus dem bedeutenden Fotostudio Sébah & Joailler. Das Fotostudio wurde 1857 in Istanbul von Pascal Sébah (1823-1886), einem der führenden Photographen im osmanischen Reich, gegründet. Nach dem Tod des Gründers wurde der französische Photograf Policarpe Joaillier (1848-1904) 1884/85 zum Partner und führte das Unternehmen schließlich unter dem Namen Sébah-Joaillier weiter. Stilistisch fotografierte er in der Tradition des Ateliergründers weiter und es entstand eine groß angelegte Serie von Landschafts- und Monumentalfotografien von Instanbul. Die Firma erhielt das Recht, den Titel Photographen des Sultans zu tragen. Die Fotografien wurden unter anderem zur Illustration von wissenschaftlichen Werken über den Orient verwendet. 1890 übernahm der nun 18-jährige Sohn des Gründers, Jean-Pascal Sébah, das Geschäft. Die lange und komplexe Firmengeschichte macht es schwierig, die Urheberschaft der einzelnen Aufnahmen eindeutig nachzuvollziehen. Hinweise geben die Signaturen: Jean Pascal Sébah hatte die Signatur seines Vaters P. Sebah um seine Initialen auf J. P. Sebah erweitert, Joaillier wiederum signierte mit Sebah & Joaillier. Bei unserem Album sind 15 Aufnahmen mit `Sebah & Joaillier` u. nur eine Aufnahme m. `P. Sébah` gezeichnet, die übrigen sind nicht signiert. - Die Aufnahmen zeigen Typen, Straßenszenen und Bauwerke. - DIESES OBJEKT UNTERLIEGT DER DIFFERENZBESTEUERUNG. Quer-8°. 15 Kartonbll. auf Leinenfälzchen m. 30 mont. Orig.photgr. m. hs. Bildunterschriften (Albuminabzüge, Bildformat ca. 16,5 x 12 cm, meist in der Platte betitelt, teils mit Fotografenangabe und Nummerierung). Roter OHalblederbd. m. goldgepr. Deckeltitel (in arabischer u. lateinischer Schrift), blindgepr. Deckelrahmen u. umseit. Rottschnitt. Einbd. angestaubt u. an den Kapitalen etw. abgerieben, die Kartonbll. etw. gebräunt u. stockfl.

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        CODIGO DE COMERCIO DE LA REPUBLICA ARGENTINA. Sancionado por el honorable Congreso Nacional el 5 de octubre de 1889. Primer código de comercio argentino

      Pedro Igon, 304 pgs., Buenos Aires 1890 - Etiqueta en guarda superior. Manchita en tapa posterior. [Libro en Español / Book in Spanish] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Montezuma Valley in Colorado: Description of its Location, Scenery, Climate, Antiquities, Irrigating Works, Resources and Advantages

      Cortez, CO: Colorado Consolidated Land & Water Company. Good. 1890. Pamphlet. Green pictorial wrappers with gold and blue imprint. Moderate chipping to the spine with archival tape holding the bottom portion of wrapper. Small chips to edges of wrapper and light soiling. Folding map is browning on verso but map itself is very clean with one small tear at fold. Edges and booklet lightly browned however interior is bright and clean. "For We Have Seen the Land, and Behold It Is Very Good. Be Not Slothful To Go And Enter To Possess the Land." An uncommonly seen and detailed promotional for the Montezuma Valley of Colorado, located in the extreme Southwestern corner of the state. The map shows the land sections, including state lands and the irrigation canals of the Colorado Consolidated Land & Water Company. An interesting look at irrigation works at near the end of the 19th century. Among the irrigation canals shown are the Hermano Lateral, the RockyFord Lateral, the Cortez Lateral, the Lone Pine Lateral and the Corkscrew Lateral. The pamphlet also contains information on antiquities in the area, and recreational opportunities for hiking and fishing. With the completion of the McPhee Reservoir in 1985, the dreams of this promotional pamphlet were fulfilled. Not often seen on the market. ; B&W Photographs; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 60 pp .

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      Roberts, 1890 The true first edition, with the correct date on the title page and no mention of later printings on the copyright page. Very good condition in a handsome custom-made clamshell case, with leather spine and corners.

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        Les habitués des prisons de Paris. Etude d'anthropologie & de psychologie criminelles

      A. Storck|& G. Masson 1890 - - A. Storck & G. Masson, Lyon & Paris 1890, 15,5x24,5cm, relié. - Edition originale. Reliure en demi basane bleu nuit, dos à quatre nerfs orné de fleurons dorés, plats de papier marbré comportant des éraflures, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, reliures de l'époque. Ouvrage illustré de 70 figures dans le texte, de 14 portraits en phototypie ainsi que de 2 plans dépliants et 6 planches graphiques en couleurs en fin de volume. Préface d'Alexandre Lacassagne. Quelques rousseurs affectant principalement les tranches. Rare. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition. Binding half sheepskin midnight blue, back with four nerves decorated with gilded finials, marbled paper plates with scratches, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, binders at the time. Book illustrated with 70 figures in the text, 14 portraits in collotype and 2 plans and brochures 6 graphics color plates at the end of volume. Preface by Alexandre Lacassagne. Some foxing mainly affecting slices. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Aus Privatbesitz von Jules Cheret, um 1890. Bll.Gr.: 28 x 17, 5 cm (Kohlezeichnung), eingerahmt (Schwarz-Gold Holzrahmen Gr.: 44 x 33 cm). SIGNIERT \"Cheret\". Zeichnung-Dessin (Studie-Etude) ist auf hellbraunstudienpapier der Zeit, minimal gebräunt u. mit kl. Lichtrandspuren, unten am Bll. winz. Knickspuren am Papier, nicht störend. Rahmen ist sehr gut erhalten (Zeichnung wurde 1995 mit Hellbraun-Textil-Passepartout eingerahmt mit Spuren am Papierrandes davon). Renseignements disponibles par Telephone. Siehe Foto ! * Jules Cheret (1836-Paris/1932-Nizza) war ein französicher Lithograf, Grafiker, Maler u. Plakatkünstler...malte und zeichnete Ölbilder, Pastelle und Zeichnungen (mehr Etudes), Frauen blieben das vorherrschende Motiv...- Siehe auch Artikel N° 12111 : Katalog d. AUSSTELLUNG (Exposition) JULES CHERET \"Pionier der Plakatkunst\" - MÜNCHEN VILLA STUCK Versand D: 4,50 EUR Kunsttechnik, Sammlungen, Kunsthandwerk, Papierwesen, Technik, Illustratoren, Studien, Entwürfe, Literatur, Graphik, Technik, Plakate, Kulturgeschichte, Impressionismus, Kabarett, Zeichnungen, Antiquitäten, Toulouse-Lautrec, Mucha, Textil, Belle-Epoque, Paris.

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        Sébastien Roch

      Paris. Charpentier, 1890. 1890, 1890, , 364 pp, in-8 à la bradel, demi-maroquin sang de boeuf à coins, dos lisse, couvertures et dos conservées [Alfred Farez], Un des 25 exemplaires numérotés sur papier de Hollande, seul grand papier. Première édition en librairie, après la parution en feuilleton dans l'Echo de Paris, de ce "roman de moeurs" émouvant, centré sur le viol d'un adolescent par un prêtre du couvent des jésuites de Vannes. Dans cette oeuvre percutante aux émanations autobiographiques, Octabe Mirbeau s'attaque pour la première fois dans la littérature à un tabou puissant, en dénonçant l'omerta de l'Eglise catholique, à une période où, dans le monde entier, éclate le scandale des innombrables viols d'enfants impunément perpétrés par des prêtres. Bon exemplaire non rogné, en reliure postérieure. Vicaire V, 876

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        Werke. Unter Mitwirkung mehrerer Fachgelehrter hrsg. v. Karl Heinemann. Kritisch durchgesehene und erläuterte Ausgabe. Große Ausgabe. 30 Bände.

      Bibliographisches Institut (ca. 1890), Leipzig u. Wien - 8vo. Mit 1 Portrait, 1 Faksimile. OHldr. m. Rückenvergoldung u. 2 roten RSchildern. Kopfgoldschnitt, marmorierte Überzugspapiere, Lederecken. Meyers Klassiker-Ausgaben, hrsg. v. Ernst Elster. - Die große 30bändige Ausgabe enthält neben den 15 Bänden der Hauptwerke auch die Reisen, Schriften zur Kunst u. Naturwissenschaft, Benvenuto Cellini, Fragmente, Übersetzungen usw. - Geringfügig berieben. Sehr schöne, wohlerhaltene Bände der dekorativen Halbleder-Ausgabe. gr.

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        The British Book Maker

      4to. calf spine raised bands, gilt lettering all edges marbled. The four volumes each have the 12 monthly issues of the magazine consisting of between 24 and 26 pages each, some have however 24a, 24b etc. Profusel]y illustrated throughout some in colour.

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        The Tragic Muse

      London: Macmillan, 1890. First English edition. Three volumes, original blue cloth, lightly rubbed, covers spotted, and traces of removed labels removed on front covers, two endpapers cracking slightly, but all hinges sound. A very good copy of the scarce triple-decker, one of 500 copies printed, issued shortly after the two-volume U.S. edition. James's last triple-decker, and his last book published by Macmillan. From the Paul Lemperley collection. Edel A34b; BAL 10764.

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        The Ten Little Niggers

      [ca. 1890].4to (10 1/4" X 8 3/4"). Profusely illustrated with color lithographs; text with musical notations below. Printed on one side of the page. Original color pictorial wrappers. 12 leaves. Good-very good. Upper front wrapper illustrated with "ten niggers" printed in red, black and blue/gray. Back wrapper with publisher’s advertisements for toy books and other drolleries. Series: Warne’s Juvenile Drolleries which came mounted (on linen) is unmounted. This copy is not "mounted." Printed by Camden Press, London.

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        Original Photograph

      NY: Ruder Photographer, 1890. Original photograph, 5-3/4 x 4-3/8 inches, mounted on grey board, 8 x 12 inches, within triple rules, some sunning to top inch of board on which photo is mounted, lacking tissue guard was was previously affixed, photograph is fine. This is a handsome image of the pianist and composer, seated on a rocker on a proch most likely in the country, reading a book. The tree outside the porch and the light colored and light-weight dress indicates summer. Amy Beach (1867-1944), composer and pianist , showed her musical precocity early on; by four, she was composing waltzes. her mother, a talented singer and pianist, undertook her daughter's first musical education; later she studied Ernst Perebo, Junius W. Hill and Carl Baermann. During the winter of 1881-1882, Hill taught her harmony, 'the only formal instruction in music theory she ever received. l[NAW] At the age of 16, she debuted with the Boston Symphony Orchestra as a pianist and, finding favor with critics and public alike, continued to give recitals. Her marriage in 1885 to Dr. H.H.A. Beach, a distinquished surgeon and colleague of Dr. Oliver Wendell olmes, considerable altered the course of her career. her husband appreciated and supported her music but disliked her performing in public. With his encouragement she focusted on composing, teaching herself the priciples of musical composition. Her Mass in E Flat major for vocal quarter, chorus, orchestra and organ, was first performed in 1892 by the Handel and Haydn Society with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. It was the "first work by a woman performed by this oldest and most conservative of American choral organizations." [NAW] remarkable for any composer, all but three of her 150 works were published. She also sought to encourage other woman in music, founding in 1926 and serving as first President, the Association of American Women Composers. [THE BOOK OF WMEN'S FIRSTS] Highly regarded throughout her career, Beach's music fell into oblivion after her death; new recordings in the 1970's reawakened interest in this fine composer and musician. AMERICAN COMPOSERS, pp. 44-46. DICTIONARY OF AMERICAN BIOGRAPHY, V. II, pp. 41-43. THE NATIONA NATIONAL CYCLOPEDIA. Read, THE BOOK OF WOMEN'S FIRSTS, FAMOUS AMERICAN WOMEN, pp. 25l-26. TIMELINES, pp. 342, 347, 351.

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