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        THE CITY OF DREADFUL NIGHT AND OTHER PLACES

      Allahabad: A.H. Wheeler & Co., 1891.. [4],[4],108,[10]pp. Original pictorial wrappers. Rebacked at an early date with plain paper, upper wrapper wanting significant chips at corners (one piece is laid in), with clean tear up from bottom edge of upper wrapper parallel to spine and following the left frame of the pictorial vignette, smaller corner chip to lower wrapper, a few small nicks to prelims, but internally about very good. Half morocco slipcase and chemise. First published edition, following the suppression of the 1890 edition under the same title, and with additions. Issued as no. XIV in Wheeler's Indian Railway Library series, preceding the printing with the dual Allahabad and London imprint. RICHARDS A52. STEWART 93. LIVINGSTON 70.

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        Coloured Figures of the Birds of the British Isles. 7 volume set

      London R H Porter 1891. VG minus: in very good minus condition without dust jacket. Spines sunned and spotted. Scattered foxing. Minor rubbing to two plates Second Edition Maroon hardback half-leather cover 260mm x 170mm (10" x 7"). 969pp + plates. 421 chromolithographed colour plates mounted on linen guards. Illustrated by Archibald Thorburn and J G Keulemans. Text and plates neatly paginated in pencil. Index in Volume VII. Note that the work was issued in two editions. The first commenced in October 1885, and the second in April 1891. Both editions ended simultaneously.

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        Marks and Monograms on European and Oriental Pottery and Porcelain with Historical Notices of Each Manufactory

      London - Reeves and Turner, 1891 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A late Victorianillustrated guide to pottery, by the famous potter William Chaffers. Second Edition. 'With upwards of 3000 potters' marks and illustrations'. 'Preceded by an introductory essay on the vasa fictilia of the Greek, Romano-British, and medieval eras. William Chaffers (18111892) was anauthority on hallmarks and potters' marks. He was descended collaterally from the family of Richard Chaffers (17311765), potter, the son of a Liverpool shipwright, who set up a pottery fabric in 1752 and made blue and white earthenware in Liverpool, mainly for the American colonies. After discovering a rich vein of soapstone at Mullion in Cornwall in 1755 he became a serious rival of Wedgwood as a practical potter until his premature death in December 1765. DNB. Condition: Rebacked in cloth with the original boards and spines laid down. Externally, a trifle rubbed. Some darkening and marks to the boards and spine. Internally, firmly bound. Very clean throughout. Some damp staining to the pastedowns and free endpapers. Cockling to the pages. Small circular tear to margin of first blank. Overall: GOOD..

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        Cheyenne Directory

      Cheyenne, WY: Leader Steam Print, 1891. Hardcover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Scarce directory for the city of Cheyenne, Wyoming in 1895. Interspersed with the listings are advertisements and 24 portraits of notable Wyoming citizens. Brown cloth boards are rubbed through on edges, gilt quite oxidized but legible at an angle, spine chipped. Previous owner name on front pastedown, pages free of markings, binding tight.

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        THE YOUNG BUGLERS

      1891. A Tale of the Peninsular War. With Eight Illustrations by John Proctor and Eleven Plans of Battles. London: Griffith Farran & Co., n.d. Original aqua blue cloth pictorially decorated in black, green and red, all page edges gilt. Early edition of Henty's third book for boys -- an edition not specifically cited by Newbolt. This title was originally published in late 1879 (but dated 1880) by "Griffith and Farran". In 1887 and again in 1891 (but both undated), there were editions published by "Griffith, Farran, Okeden & Welsh" -- the latter of which appeared soon thereafter in this glorious pictorial binding. (Newbolt speculates that this binding was issued for that purpose -- to stimulate sales by imitating the handsome Henty bindings then being produced by the rival publishing firm Blackie & Son.) The closest entry in Newbolt to this one is 7.4 -- as it describes this binding (though the cloth is "olive-green"), but with GFO&W on the title page. The Newbolt supplement lists a "7.4-A" which is closer still to this copy -- as that entry has "Griffin Farran & Co." on the title page (as here); however, that entry mentions that although the printer's slug on the final page of text is identical to this copy's ("Gilbert & Rivington, Ld., St. John's House, Clerkenwell Road, London", on that copy it is followed by a date in 1891 whereas this copy bears no such date.~Suffice it to say that this is an early reprint of the first edition, probably from 1891-1892. This is a fine, bright copy -- and is extremely scarce thus. See Newbolt 7.4 and 7.4-A.

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        Eric Brighteyes

      Harper and Brothers New York 1891 - First American Edition. Octavo, original printed wrappers. Haggard's Bleiler listed fantasy novel set in the Nordic regions. First published in the United States by Harper and Brothers, this copy with "May, 1891" date at lower front wrap. Lovely Near Fine attractive volume and incredibly scarce in the original salmon wrappers. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        American Football

      New York: Harper and Brothers, 1891. First edition. Octavo, original blue cloth. With 31 photographs of stars from Harvard, Princeton and Yale. In near fine condition with a touch of wear to the extremities. Walter Camp is credited with having revolutionized the game of American football during his years as athletic director and head advisory football coach at Yale in the late 1880s. "Team play was his great objective, and his strategic ability contributed much to the development of its technique. An even greater contribution came from his love of clean sportsmanship… He created a literature of the game in books, magazines, and newspapers… A memorial erected at the Yale Bowl, financed by his admirers in many colleges and schools, bears testimony to the respect and affection in which he was held" (DAB).

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        Notes of a Pilgrimage to Jerusalem and the Holy Land

      Edinburgh, Blackwood, 1891.. Small octavo. Pp. 161, 24 publisher's catalogue. Hardcover, original green cloth lettered in black, spine gilt, bevelled edges, old institutional bookplate, stamp, contemporary dedication in neat hand, some pencil underlining. In about fine condition. A lovely copy. ~ First edition. Noted classicist Dr. Henriëtte Boas' copy, with her bookplate. Francis Romano Oliphant (1859-1894), the younger son of the painter Francis Wilson Oliphant (1818-1859), was born in Rome after his father's death. He graduated from Oxford in 1883. In 1891 he published his ?Notes of a Pilgrimage to Jerusalem and the Holy Land? which originally appeared in the form of letters addressed to the ?Spectator?, to which he was a frequent contributor. He later aided his mother in the preparation of her ?Victorian Age of Literature?, published in 1892. Scarce. KVK locates 2 copies in British Library. British Union Catalog adds copies in Cambridge, Durham, Manchester, and National Library of Scotland. OCLC 13686843 locates only 7 other copies worldwide, 6 of which are in the USA, one in Israel (Jewish National & University Library).

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        Speeches

      Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1891. Original buff printed boards, a trifle worn, else a very good copy Presentation copy of the first edition of Holmes' 'Speeches', entirely in Holmes' hand, dark ink in three lines on the blank preceding the title: "Mrs Roger Wolcott [wife of the one-time Massachusetts' governor] / from / Oliver Wendell Holmes

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        "Galopprennen" originales Ölgemälde auf Leinwand ca. 50x62cm; rechts unten signiert, um 1910. [Maße im dekorativen Rahmen 69x79cm]

      . Jank studierte in München bei S. Hollosy und 1891-1898 an der Akademie bei L. von Löfftz und P. Höcker. Seit 1896 regelmäßige Ausstellungen in der Münchner Sezession. Seit 1907 Professor an der Münchner Akademie. Seine Werke sind u. a. in München (Neue Pinakothek, Städtische Galerie) und Wuppertal (Von der Heydt-Museum) zu bewundern. Vor allem seine meisterhaften Pferdedarstellungen und Reiterszenen waren und sind sehr beliebt..

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        Il Cervelletto : Nouvi Studi di Fisologa Normale e Patologica

      Coi Tipi Dei Successori le Monnier, 1891, - LUCIANI, Luigi. Il Cervelletto : Nouvi Studi di Fisologa Normale e Patologica. Firenze: Coi Tipi Dei Successori le Monnier, 1891. Pp. 320 with 48 in text illustrations. Text in Italian. 8vo, patterned maroon paper cover boards, black cloth to spine with hand written spine label. R. Instituto di Studi Practici e di Perfezionamento in Firenze. Dampstaining to spine, some light wear to edges, small scuff to front board, previous owner's name inked to half title, else very good. 750.00 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Doull, Bookseller (A.B.A.C.)]
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        A Ride to India Across Persia and Baluchistan

      London.: Chapman and Hall.. 1891.. Folding map, 22 black and white full page plates by Herbert Walker from sketches by the author, 4 page publisher's catalogue at rear, 339pp, some foxing, particularly first leaves, tear in folding map, now neatly repaired, original pictorial cloth rubbed and worn at extremities, corners bumped, minor wear endpapers, binding a trifle skewed. Ex Parliamentary library, gilt library stamp upper cover, few library stamps first leaves. A most readable account of the author's journey from Tiflis to Baku, the Caspian Sea, Astara, Resht, Patchinar, Teheran, Isfahan, Shiraz, Bushire, Baluchistan, Beila and Gwarjak, Kelat, Quetta to Bombay. Scarce. .

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        Waratah Rhymes for Young Australia

      London: Vincent Brooks, Day & Son. 1891. With photo-etched illustrations by Mrs E.M. Boyd, Mr R. Andre, and the Author. Small 4to. 64pp, b&w frontis and illustrated throughout (4 by LAM), decorated endpapers. Original cloth-backed papered boards, decorated with waratah motif (colour) on the upper, singing frog on the lower. The head and tail of spine a little rubbed, the corners are a more affected, with the loss of the paper covering and some loss of the board at the lower front and upper rear corners (the latter quite slight). Internally in very good condition and beautifully clean (as are the covers). The slight damage to the corners aside, a nice copy in very good condition. ***The verses first appeared in the author's 'Grandmamma's Verse Book for Young Australia' (1878, unillustrated). .

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        [Broadside]: Grand Military Entertainment by St Joseph's College Battalion, Wednesday Eve, Nov 18, in The College Auditorium

      [No place - Rensselaer, Indiana: St. Joseph's College?. 1891?]. Broadside. Approximately 8.5" x 11.75". Old folds, small tears and nicks, contemporary small pencil name ("Lizzie"), very good. No publishing information, our best guess (and it is a guess, but at least informed by some provenance) is that this broadside is from St. Joseph's College of Indiana, which was founded in 1889 by the Missionaries of the Precious Blood as a secondary school to educate Native Americans. OCLC locates no copies. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Là-bas

      Tresse & Stock 1891 - - Tresse & Stock, Paris 1891, 12x19cm, relié. - Edition originale. Reliure à la bradel en demi percaline sapin, dos lisse orné d'un fleuron central doré, double filet et date dorés en queue, pièce de titre de chagrin chocolat, plats de papier marbré, couvertures conservées, reliure de l'époque. Rare envoi autographe signé de l'auteur sur ce texte à Palu de la Savière. Ex-libris moderne encollé sur un contreplat. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Collection De Feu M.Roederer Du Havre. Catalogue De Tableaux Modernes De Premier Ordre.

      Galerie George Petit, Paris 1891 - Vente à Paris à la Galerie George Petit, le vendredi 5 juin 1891, par M. Paul Chevalier et M. Georges Petit. Plats marbrés rouges, dos à nerfs orné, couverture conservée, bandeaux, préface de Paul Mantz 13p, 40 numéros décrits dont 27 représentés en eau-fortes protégées de serpentes. Avec les résultats des oeuvres vendus notés en chiffres manuscrits sur une plaquette volante. Size: Gd In4 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        (NOSTRADAMUS) Oracles of Nostradamus.

      London/New York (1891). (The Leadenhall Press, E.C. Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent/Schribner & Welford). 8vo. XXIX,(3),375 s. +14 s. med forlagsannonser. Orig. helsjirtingbd. Innbindingen svakt slitt i kantene. Noen få avmerkinger med farveblyant i teksten. Innsatt to blader bakerst med håndlaget oversiktstabell over "Register over les quatrains".. Meget sjelden

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        PIONEER DAYS IN CALIFORNIA: HISTORICAL AND PERSONAL SKETCHES

      Times Publishing Company, Book and Job Printers, 1891. - First edition. 8vo. Original green cloth with embossed devices in black on the front cover and without color on the rear cover,decorated front and rear endpapers, 452 pp., frontispiece, (portrait of Robert Carr), biography. IncludesCarr's overland adventures from Peoria, Illinois to Hangtown, California, via Forts Leavenworth, Laramie, Bridger (where he met Jim Bridger) and Salt Lake City, as well as his experiences in the northern mines, with good accounts of Weaverville and the Chinese War of 1854. Mattes 751 says "A minor overland classic. Editor considers Carr to be an extraordinarily robust and dauntless fellow, gifted with great stamina and fortitude. [and] a capacity of humor that makes the hardships of the time endurable." Wheat 35 says "Hangtown and the 'Trinity Diggings.' A worth while chronicle." Light wear to the spine ends and corners, else a very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        PACIFIC NORTH-WEST COAST:] North West Coast of America and Inland Passages from Olympia, Washington to Mt. St. Elias, Alaska.

      U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey 1891 - U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey, 1891. Large printed folding map, dissected and linen backed, ca. 163x53 cm (64 ¼ x 20 ¾ in). Scale 1:1,200,000. Attached to the original card and marbled paper folder with brown sheep spine and gilt lettered title label on the front board. Bookplate of Edward W. Allen attached to the verso of the front board. Spine neatly repaired, map with a couple minor tears on the folds; overall a very good map. This rare map, "based chiefly upon the work of the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey and with some compilations from Russian and British Admiralty Charts" presents a detailed and impressive picture of the Alaskan coast, indicating soundings (in fathoms), ferry routes, lighthouses, major mountains and their heights, as well as the preliminary border line between BC and Alaska. Thomas Corwin Mendenhall was an American autodidact physicist and meteorologist. During his time in the office as the superintendent of the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (since 1889) Mendenhall was responsible for defining the exact national boundary between the United States (Alaska) and Canada. The Mendenhall Valley and glacier in Juneau, Alaska was named after him in 1892 (See more: Wikipedia). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Wayfarer's Bookshop, ABAC/ILAB/PBFA]
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        Cricket

      J. W. Arrowsmith, London 1891 - Limited edition of 652 copies, of which this is number 66, signed by W. G. Grace on numbered plate behind front free endpaper. Binding tight, gilt ruling to leather on boards and titles central to front board bright, black cloth boards clean, black leather worn and bumped, spine missing, neatly replaced with reinforced dark card.Browning to endpapers, browned water stain to top edge of book. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        CRICKET

      J. W. Arrowsmith. Bristol.,1891. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Illustrated throughout with mono engravings and photographs, mostly portraits of players and old match scenes. A bright and fresh copy in publishers original dark green cloth with gilt lettering to the front board and spine. Yellow coated endpapers, the hinges still firm and tight. Previous owners neat inscription, dated 1891, on the front free endpaper. A couple of very small nicks to the top of the spine, without any loss. Overall a superior copy of this classic work.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        STEPHENS' BOOK OF THE FARM: The complete 6 volume(6 division) set, 4th Edition c1891

      W Blackwood and Sons Edinburgh/ London 1891 - Published by Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London in 1891, this is the 4th printing of Henry Stephens' and J Macdonald's STEPHENS' BOOK OF THE FARM:The complete 6 volume (6 division)set. Bound in burgundy cloth, it is rare to come across all 6 volumes(or divisions) of this set in good condition. Volume 1(Div 1)is good, 256 pages and adverts. It has a former owner's name in ink to the full title page, moderate foxing at the front of the book and on the page edges but after page 2 there is little if any further foxing to speak of. Volume 1 has a single loose page detailing the illustrations and is very tightly bound throughout. Volume 2 (Div 2)is good to very good with some foxing to the board innards and the endpapers, thereafter very little. A previous owner had inked their name to the frontispiece. Volume 3(div 3) is very good with similar foxing to volume 2, an inked name to the full title page and some dust to the page edges. Volume 4 (div 4) is very good also with expected foxing to the inside of the boards and at each end of the book, but very little thereafter. An inked name is present at the top of the full title page. Volume 5 (div 5), is very good with foxing at each end and to the inside of the boards and very little elsewhere. A name has been inked to the full title page. Volume 6(div 6)is also in very good condition with foxing as per the previous 4 volumes, little throughout though, an owner has inked a name to the full title page. All six volumes are tightly bound, the gilding to the front of each volume is in superb condition and there is very little spine rubbing on any of the books. A superb collection, generally in very good to good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Deutsche Pionierarbeit in Ostafrika.

      Berlin, Paul Parey, 1891.. Schwarzlilafarbene Original-Leinwand mit goldgeprägtem Deckeltitel, 8°, VI, 140 Seiten, papierbedingt gebräunt. Beginnt mit dem Titelblatt, so das Werk mit einem Schmutztitel ausgestattet war, fehlt dieser. Ansonsten aber ein sehr schönes Exemplar. Rar. Inhalt: 1. Usaramo nach Boden und Anbau. 2. Das Klima von Usaramo. 3. Die Tierwelt von Usaramo. 4. Wasaramo. 5. Die Mafiti. 6. Hausbau in Ostafrika. /. Usungula. Anhang: Zur Flora von Usaramo. Aktenstücke, betreffend Usungula..

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        Trold. En Tylft Eventyr.

      . Orig. udgave. Kbhvn. 1891. 236 + [1] s. Rent og velholdt eksemplar indbundet i orig. komponeret hellaerred..

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        Mennesker og Dyr.

      . Orig. udg. Kbhvn. 1891. Med frontispiece. 248 s. Orig. komp. hellrd. Lille etikette paklaebet friblad..

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        Atlas of Queens Co. Long Island New York

      New York: Chester Wolverton. 1891. First. First edition. Folio. Measures approximately 16" x 20.75". In the original publisher's half leather and cloth boards stamped in blind and gilt. Complete as issued with 34 double-page color lithographic maps. The leather spine and corners are worn away, both boards are detached, the front free endpaper and title page are detached with tears at the edges, else a very good, internally clean copy. All 34 plates, beautifully printed in color by A.H. Mueller, are clean and bright. .

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        L'Espagnole., Illustrations de Daniel Vierge gravées sur bois par Clément Bellenger.

      Librairie L.Conquet, Paris 1891 - 16°; pp. 78 non num. 2 su carta Cina, con 20 belle xilografie nel testo. Edizione limitata a soli 500 esempl. numerati, questo è uno dei 150 di testa, su carta Cina o Giappone, con suite delle xilografie f.testo intercalate nel volume. Splendida legatura d'arte, firmata Gruel, in pieno marocchino, piatti elegantemente riquadrati da filetto inciso, risvolti al taglio anteriore, titoli e fregi floreali in oro al dorso, sguardie decorate e tutti i tagli dorati, conservate le copertine originali. Gruel Léon (1841-1923) fu legatore d'arte francese in stile classico tradizionale, l'importante laboratorio è tuttora esistente. Cfr. Monod 1409.(vedi riproduz.)Num. catalogo: 245 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ESSAI SUR L'HISTOIRE DES PANORAMAS ET DES DIORAMAS EXTRAIT DES RAPPORTS DU JURY INTERNATIONAL DE L'EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE DE 1889; AVEC ILLUSTRATIONS INÉDITES DE M. ÉDOUARD DETAILLE

      Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, 1891. First ed. 4to., 30 pp., 11 plates. Newly bound in quarter cloth and marbled paper over boards, with paper label on spine; original front wrapper is bound-in with a tissue repair at the gutter, partial loss of 2 letters from removed label. Very good. Germain Bapst's treatise on panoramas and dioramas, with 11 plates by Édouard Detaille, is the first history of these public theaters of illusion, which were popular during the late eighteenth and first half of the nineteenth centuries. Roosens and Salu #7790. OCLC locates no copies of this first edition; it does however show it to be one of the five reprinted titles included in: THE PREHISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY: FIVE TEXTS. Arno Press, 1979. Rare.

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        Dame in wallendem Kleid

      um 1891 um 1891. Bleistift auf festem Papier, unten links signiert und bezeichnet: "Fritz Burger Paris", 45,6 x 31,4 cm. Professionell unter säurefreiem Museumspassepartout montiert.. Als Fritz Burger 1891 in Paris ankam, war er schlecht gerüstet für die leichtfüßigen und lichtdurchfluteten, ornamentalen Gebilde der Art Nouveau. Die dunkle Erdenschwere seiner Münchner Lehrer Karl Raupp, Nicolaus Gysis und Ludwig von Löfftz hatte wenig mit Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec oder Alfons Mucha gemein. Doch gerade deren lithographische Kompositionen hatten es Burger angetan und so tauchte er sehr schnell seine Bilder ebenfalls in das Licht der Moderne und wurde bald zum wichtigsten Lithographen der Zeit im deutschsprachigen Raum. Ob Burger Alfons Mucha, der 1889 nach Paris kam, während dessen Studienzeit in München kannte, muss vorerst offen bleiben, es liegt aber nahe. Allerdings scheint der Münchner die erotische Spannung, die sich durch die Werke seiner Zeitgenossen zieht, nicht in seiner Bilder integrieren zu wollen. Die schlichte Eleganz eines John Singer Sargent scheint seiner Kunstvorstellung eher entsprochen zu haben. Das vorliegende Blatt verkörpert genau dies. Unsere Zeichnung beweist aber noch einen weiteren Einfluss, der sich wohl ebenfalls maßgeblich über das Medium der Druckgraphik manifestierte. Der in Paris zu jener Zeit gefeierte Schwede Anders Zorn hat gerade in seinen Radierungen durch eine raffinierte Schraffurtechnik von Licht durchflutete Oberflächen gestalten können, die die Blätter zu monochromen, impressionistischen Werken macht. Dessen mal eng beieinander, mal weit von einander entfernt liegende Linienbündel ähneln dabei stark Burgers auf unserer Zeichnung verwendeten Linienführungsstil, auch wenn bei ihm der teilweise hohe Abstraktionsgrad, das Sich-Auflösen des Objekts in den Linien, keine Rolle zu spielen scheint. Dafür offenbart die Zeichnung noch eine weitere Bedeutungsschicht, die über die bloße Wiedergabe des Gesehenen hinaus geht. Die Striche weben wie züngelnde Flammen ein dichtes Netz als Hintergrund und räumliche Verortung, um die Figur schließlich wie in einer Mandorla einzufangen. Das weiße, wallende Gewand vermag Burger mit wenigen Strichen in seiner ganzen Schwere perfekt einzufangen und der ausbreitende Gestus weckt wiederum Erinnerungen an die Symbolik der Schutzmantelmadonna. Das verhaltene Anklingen dieses kunsthistorischen Kontextes ist besonders interessant, auch wenn er sicherlich nicht religiös konnotiert ist. Ob bewusst oder unbewusst eingeflossen, lässt sich heute nicht mehr bestimmen, aber in jedem Fall zeigt dieser Aspekt, mit welch subtilen Details selbst eine vermeintlich spontane Bewegungsstudie aus ihrer Zufälligkeit herausgehoben werden kann. Die sich ergebenden Assoziationen verleihen der Zeichnung jene bedeutungsvolle Würde, die das Augen an die Darstellung fesselt.

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        Archaiologiki. Tis en Athnais Archaiologikis Etairas. (in altgriechischer Schrift)

      Athen 1891. 192 S. + 15 Bildtafeln Gr.Fol. gebunden, HLn. - das Buch ist in gutem Zustand,Einband etwas berieben/bestossen, Bibliotheksexemplar mit Stempel und Rückenschild, Seiten altersbedingt nachgedunkelt.

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        Yellowstone Photographed and Published By F. Jay Haynes

      St. Paul Minnesota: Yellowstone Park, 1891. An album of 40 photographs of Yellowstone by Haynes; measuring 4" x 5"; each is numbered and titled below the image and tipped on to heavy cardstock pages; including: Eagle Nest Rock, Gardiner Canyon; Gardiner Canyon and River; Liberty Cap and Mammoth Hotel; Minerva Terrace; Cleopatra Terrace; Orange Geyser; Angel Terrace; Golden Gate and Pillar; Golden Gate Canyon; West from Golden Gate; Obsidian Cliff; Black Growler, Norris Basin; Constant Geyser, Norris Basin; Crater of the Monarch, Norris Basin; Gibbon Canyon and River; Cascades of the Firehole; Firehole Canyon and River; Fountain Geyser; Mammoth Paint Pots; Great Fountain Geyser; Excelsior Geyser and Twin Buttes; Morning Glory Spring; Riverside Geyser; Formation of the Grotto; Crater of the Oblong; Castle Geyser; Punch Bowl; Emerald Pool; Castle Well and Old Faithful; Upper Geyser Basin; Old Faithful Geyser; Teton Mountains; Mt. Sheridan, Yellowstone Lake; Natural Bridge; Rapids above Upper Falls; Glimpse of the Upper Falls; Great Falls of the Yellowstone; Canyon, Falls and Point Lookout; Grand Canyon from Grand View; Down the Canyon from Inspiration Point; no date, circa 1891; bound in the original oatmeal-color buckram cloth, with red title on cover; cloth very soiled and edge-worn, spine ends frayed; boards a little bowed from the heaviness of the leaves; occasional little bit of spotting to mount cards, photographs in very good condition, clean.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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        The Earthly Footprints of Our Risen Lord

      Fleming H. Revell Co., New York 1891 - To Edgar Stelhi with the regards of his pastor J. Hall May 1893 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Queen Summer or the Tourney of the Lily & the Rose, penned & portrayed.

      . London, Paris & Melbourne: Cassell & Co. 1891. 40 double-pages with text and colourillustr. + (5) pp. Publisher's, a little worn pictorial boards with clothspine..

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        The Camp-Fires of the Everglades or the Wild Sports in the South.

      . Edinburgh: David Douglas 1891. With title vignette and16 plates XI + 298 pp. Uncut with topedge gilt in publisher's green cloth, no dustjacket. Corner and headbands bumped, boards grubby; internally near mint..

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        The Defences of Norumbega and a Review of the Reconnaissances of Col. T. W. Higginson, Professor Henry W. Haynes, Dr. Justin Winsor, Dr. Francis Parkman, and Rev. Dr. Edmund F. Slater

      Boston And New York, Houghton, Mifflin And Company, 1891, Hardback, 1st and only editionAn exceptional copy in the original gilt-blocked green buckram-covered bevelled boards. Particularly and uncommonly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. ; 84 pages; Description: iv, 84 p. : front., plates, maps (partly fold. ) ; 26 x 34 cm. Subjects: America --Discovery and exploration --Norse. Author's presentation copy with additional manuscript and photographic ephemera (from the author) loosely inserted

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        The Forth Bridge in its Various Stages of Construction and Compared with the Most Notable Bridges of the World.

      Edinburgh: R. Grant & Son. 1891 - Second edition. Large landscape 2°. [14], 303 pp. aeg. Bevelled boards. With 57 b&w plates, 7 double-page. In the publisher's red pebble-grained cloth, elaborately gilt-stamped. White watered-silk, cloth-jointed end-papers. A beautiful copy of this exhaustive photographic record of the construction of the iconic Forth Bridge. The second part details various other notable bridges of the world with many also illustrated. The volume has been fully conserved including re-backing with spine strip laid down. Contents are almost unmarked, save for a neat contemporary ownership signature on the dedication leaf. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Letters of Marque

      India: A. H. Wheeler & Co, 1891. This True First Edition was suppressed by the author, of the 1,000 copies printed, 900 were supposedly destroyed at Kipling's behest. Wheeler & Co. rubberstamp on the front and issue date to fep. Red cloth binding with blue diagonal inlay to front. gilt title to front and spine, Light wear to edges, mainly head/tail of spine and corners, a little grubby, some fading to spine. Pencil annotations and previous owners name to reverse of ffep. 154pp text very clean, binding firm. . First Edition. Hardback. Very Good +/No Jacket.

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        The Economic Review: Complete in Twenty-Four (24) Volumes, 1891-1914

      London Percival & Co./Rivingtons 1891. The complete works of this early British learned economic journal which was published quarterly between 1881 and 1914 for the Oxford University Branch of The Christian Social Union. Includes writings by many names familiar to the modern historian of economic thought including: W.J. Ashley; W.H. Beveridge; J. Bonar; A.L. Bowley; Edwin Cannan; S.J. Chapman; A.W. Flux; L.L. Price; J.C. Stamp; R.H. Tawney; Sidney Webb; Beatrice Webb. Usual library markings. Most volumes bound in three-quarter leather with raised bands. Many later volumes bound in black buckram. Buckram volumes in good condition although all volumes bear varying degrees of external dustiness due to the partial disintegration of the leather on the leather-bound volumes which has produced considerable residue. Some leather backstrips partially loose. Gilt lettering upon all backstrips bears varying degrees of wear. Bindings generally sound. Leather volumes bear heavy external wear. Aside from the external soiling/dust, a worthy working compilation of this rare and interesting journal. Total weight approximately 90 pounds. First Edition Hard Cover 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall Ex-Library; First Edition. Fair

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        Ueber einige neuere Forschungen im Gebiete der Anatomie des Centralnervensystems

      Leipzig, Thieme, 1891.. 23 x 15cm, etwas fragile Originalbroschur, unbeschnitten, alter Namenszug auf Titel, Fadenheftung locker, 64 S.. Waldeyer (1836-1921) war Ordinarius für Anatomie bzw. Pathologische Anatomie in Breslau, Straßburg und Berlin. In dieser hier erstmals in Buchform vorliegenden Arbeit (im gleichen Jahr in Band 17 der Deutschen Medizinischen Wochenschrift erschienen) faßt er alle Ergebnisse der in den Jahren zuvor durchgeführten Untersuchungen der Neurohistologie zusammen in der programmatischen Aussage, dass "das Nervensystem (...) aus zahlreichen untereinander anatomisch wie genetisch nicht zusammenhängenden Nerveneinheiten (Neuronen) besteht", und dass "die Achsenzylinder sämmtlicher Nervenfasern (...) sich als direkt von Zellen ausgehend erwiesen (haben). Ein Zusammenhang mit einem Fasernetzwerke bzw. ein Ursprung aus einem solchen findet nicht statt". Er prägt hier den Begriff Neuron! - GARRISON/M. 1369, NORMAN 2173.

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        SPEECHES

      Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1891. First Edition. Hardcover. Neat repairs to the front hinge and spine. Upper half of front cover darkened. Very Good or better copy of a scarce title. Original printed boards. A scarce collection of eleven speeches prefaced by the comment: "These chance utterances of faith and doubt are printed for a few friends who will care to keep them." Holmes served as chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Court from 1899 until 1902 when he was appointed to the United States Supreme Court by President Theodore Roosevelt, a position he held until his retirement in 1932. Holmes became famous for his liberal interpretations of the United States Constitution and was known as the "Great Dissenter" because of his disagreement with the views of his colleagues on the Court. His lectures on common law at the Lowell Institute in Boston, collected as THE COMMON LAW (1881), are considered a classic of legal writing. Speeches in this book include "Harvard College in the War" and "The Use of Law Schools." This copy with the bookplate of John Wesley Churchill on the front pastedown and his presumed pencil name on the front endpaper. Also on the front pastedown is a small bookplate presenting this book to the Churchill Memorial Room.

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        EPIMACHUS ELLIOTI - Black Sicklebill

      London 1891 - This splendid hand-colored, folio size lithograph from Richard Bowdler Sharpe’s outstanding work “Birds of Paradise" is in excellent condition, measures 14 ¾” x 22” and magnificently displays the author's scientific skill and attention to detail. Richard Bowdler Sharpe conceived of the idea for his exquisite work ‘Birds of Paradise’, published from 1891-1898, as a supplement to John Gould’s ‘Birds of New Guinea’, published in London from 1875 to 1888, was left incomplete on Gould’s death in 1881. The task of finishing the project fell to Richard Bowdler Sharpe, a superbly qualified successor, who had been Gould's colleague, assistant and friend. The birds of paradise were so strikingly beautiful that Sharpe later issued what amounted to a sequel of this work, focusing on the most colorful and exquisite subjects. Sharpe’s Birds of Paradise are extraordinary for their color and artistry, interesting backdrops and animated compositions. All of the bird prints in Arader Galleries' inventory have exquisite original color. The vastly superior quality of original color can be clearly differentiated from new color by its smooth and even appearance. The inks have noticeably deeper, richer tones. The difference can also be seen in the lovely surface "sheen" that results from the application of gum arabic when the lithograph was first pulled. The hand coloring of engravings and lithographs reached its zenith in the 19th Century. Works that still display their original color are more rewarding to view, and will better hold their value in the years to come.

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