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        CHIGUSA NO HANA

      1891. Good. [BOTANICAL] Ko^no BAIREI, artist. CHIGUSA NO HANA. Tokyo, Tanaka Jihei, Meiji 23-24 [1890-91]. Vols 1-4, complete. String-bound, Japanese style, fukuro-toji, 24 X 16.1 cm. A total of 200 plates, some single and some double page, all printed in color woodcut, after designs by the important Meiji artist, Ko^no Bairei (1844-95). The first two volumes had appeared originally in b+w in 1889 and were reprinted with color blocks added, as here, the following year. Good colors and impressions, good condition, in the original covers, The first two volumes have their original printed title labels, volumes three and four do not.

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        Draft of a Bill to Constitute the Commonwealth of Australia

      Adelaide, C.E. Bristow, Government Printer, 1891. Quarto, 22 pages plus numerous ruled interleaves. Flush-cut quarter cloth and papered boards; spine and rear cover a little unevenly sunned; an excellent copy. Printed at the head of the first page is the following: '21/6/91. Draft of a Bill as adopted by the National Australasian Convention, 9th April, 1891. Henry Parkes, President. F.W. Webb, Secretary'. This copy has the printed paper name-label 'Sir J.W. Downer' on the front cover: Sir John William Downer (1843-1915) was one of the South Australian delegates at the Convention. He has annotated 13 pages of the printed text (mainly marginal ticks against numerous numbered paragraphs).

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        Flusslandschaft in wolkenverhangenem Mondschein. Links unten signiert und datiert "G. Hoffmann, Stuttgart 1912"

      Format: 56 x 76 cm. Gerahmt in zeitgenössischem vergoldetem Stuckrahmen. *Atmosphärische Naturlandschaft im Mondschein bei bewölktem Himmel mit fein abgestuften Lichtschattierungen am Himmel und dem entsprechenden Lichtspiel im bewegten Wasser. Georg Hoffmann (1891-1975) war ein deutscher Maler und Grafiker in Stuttgart-Sillenbuch. Studium an der Kunstgewerbeschule und an der Akademie Stuttgart. - Naturlandschaften und Gemälde im Mondlicht waren beliebte Motive von Hoffmann. - Lit.: Gert Nagel: Schwäbisches Künstlerlexikon, S. 59 / Vollmer Band 2, S. 465. - Sehr gut erhalten.

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        Sardia, A Story of Love

      Lee and Shepard, Boston - 1891. First edition. 8vo pictorial cloth stamped in black and gilt. Light wear to spine tips, else very good. Four pages of ads at rear. This copy INSCRIBED BY DANIELS on the front fly. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Hans Christian Andersen

      George Routledge and Sons, London 1891 - Twelve Volumes. (circa 1891). Early Edition. 16mo. Green cloth with embossed designs to covers. Gilt lettering to spine and front cover. Black and white illustrations. Twelve Volumes from a 13 Volume collection. First Volume missing. Includes: ÒThe Silver Shilling,Ó ÒThe Little Match Girl,Ó ÒThe Darning-Needle,Ó ÒThe Tinder-Box,Ó ÒThe Golashes of Fortune,Ó ÒThe Marsh KingÕs Daughters,Ó ÒEverythings In Its Right Place,Ó ÒThe Wild Swans,Ó ÒUnder the Willow Tree,Ó ÒThe Old Church Bell,Ó ÒThe Ice Maiden,Ó and ÒThe Will-OÕ-The-Wisp; amongst many other short stories. Good. Minor soiling to covers. Sunning to spines. Corners slightly bumped and worn. Binding tight. Textblock clean. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kate Greenaway's Almanack for 1891.

      1891 - London; George Routledge & Sons Limited. 1891. 12mo. Original yellow cloth-backed white pictorial boards, green endpapers, yellow edges, preserved in original mailing wrapper, printed in sepia; pp. [24]; beautifully illustrated throughout in woodblock colours; a fine copy preserved in exceptionally fresh condition and protected by the scarce wrapper which has very small wear to gummed tab. First edition. Schuster and Engen 11 (9a). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        BUFFALO BILL'S WILDER WESTEN

      - POP-UP. (PANORAMA) BUFFALO BILL'S WILDER WESTEN [BUFFALO BILL'S WILD WEST]. Esslingen: J.F. Schreiber (1891). 4to, (9 3/4 x 13"), pictorial boards, normal light shelf wear and slight creasing, VG+. This is a fabulous, lavish pop-up panorama in the same style and format of Meggendorfer's Circus. The panorama opens up accordion fashion to reveal six pop-up scenes. Each of the six panels features an elaborate three tiered pop-out showing different aspects of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. An exquisite and rare pop-up in excellent condition. [C] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ephraim. Aquatintaradierung.

      61.8 cm x 45.5 cm, Min. gebrauchspurig, tadell. Links unten: betitelt, rechts unten signiert (nicht gut lesbar). [Freiburghaus, 243]. Auflage 30 Exemplaren, dieses ausserhalb der Nummerierung.- Fritz Pauli (1891-1968) begann 1906 eine Flachmalerlehre und arbeitete nach deren Abbruch bei einem Fotografen in Lausanne. 1909 kaufte der Maler Albert Welti von Pauli die Radierung Susanna I und empfahl ihn dem Lehrer von Karl Stauffer-Bern, Peter Halm, der damals in München unterrichtete. Pauli studierte mit Unterbrüchen bis 1914 in dessen Kompositionsklasse, ohne allerdings je eingeschriebener Schüler der Akademie gewesen zu sein. In München machte er die Bekanntschaft seiner aus Winterthur stammenden späteren Frau Jenny Bruppacher, die sich in Deutschland zur Textilzeichnerin ausbilden liess.Nach der Rückkehr aus München 1914 bis zu seiner endgültigen Niederlassung in Cavigliano 1935 führte Pauli ein unstetes, von kürzeren und längeren Reisen geprägtes Wanderleben, unterhielt aber gleichzeitig ein Atelier in Zürich. Er weilte ab 1918 verschiedentlich in Fex, wo Landschaftsaquarelle entstanden, die zu seinen schönsten Arbeiten zählen. 1921-25 verbrachte er die Sommermonate am Zugersee, 1926 im südfranzösischen Collioure. 1925 reiste er nach Tunesien, von 1928 bis 1932 lebte er in Paris. Zum engeren Freundeskreis gehörten neben den Künstlern Ignaz Epper und Johannes Robert Schürch, dessen Bildnis Pauli malte, insbesondere der Schriftsteller Jakob Bührer und der Zürcher Sammler Kurt Sponagel.Internationale Anerkennung fand Pauli schon in jungen Jahren mit seinem druckgrafischen Schaffen. 1926 legte August Klipstein den Katalog des grafischen Werkes vor. Als besonders fruchtbar für seine Malerei erwiesen sich die Aufenthalte in Davos-Frauenkirch (1925-26), wo er Ernst Ludwig Kirchner begegnete, und in Amden (1931-35). Es entstanden Bildnisse und zahlreiche Landschaften. Von den 1930er-Jahren an zählte Pauli zu den Repräsentanten der offiziellen Schweizer Kunst, erhielt verschiedene Aufträge für Monumentalmalerei und nahm 1948 an der Biennale di Venezia teil. Das Kunsthaus Zug zeigte 1994 eine Retrospektive, die anschliessend von der Civica Galleria dArte, Villa dei Cedri, Bellinzona, übernommen wurde.Fritz Paulis expressionistisches druckgrafisches Schaffen (Radierung, Holzschnitt) der 1910er- und 1920er-Jahre ist von grosser kunsthistorischer Bedeutung. Zeitgemässes und Unzeitgemässes halten sich später die Waage. Auf die expressive Malerei der 1920er- und frühen 1930er-Jahre folgte nach der Übersiedlung von Amden nach Cavigliano ein dunkeltoniger, magischer Realismus. Die Befragung der sichtbaren Wirklichkeit auf ihre verborgenen, geheimnisvollen Aspekte steht sowohl in den Landschaften als auch in den Bildnissen jener Jahre im Mittelpunkt. 1935 entwarf Pauli ein Glasfenster für die Kirche Oftringen und malte anschliessend bis 1938 für die neue Kapelle im Bürgerspital Zug Passionsszenen. Es folgten während der Kriegsjahre der Freskenzyklus im Antonierhaus in Bern und 1947-1956 die Fresken im Berner Rathaus. Sowohl die Konzeption als auch die Ausführung der drei Zyklen erwiesen sich als sehr kräfte- und zeitraubend. Rückblickend schrieb Pauli in sein Tagebuch, die 1956 fertiggestellten Fresken im Berner Rathaus hätten ihn seelisch & körperlich frühzeitig beschädigt. Die Rathausfresken nehmen eine Sonderstellung innerhalb des Schaffens ein: Pauli, den zuvor immer die Erfahrung der eigenen Verlorenheit beschäftigt hatte, entwickelte für diesen Zyklus trotz seiner inneren Vorbehalte ein Bildprogramm, das - um mit dem Kunsthistoriker Max Huggler zu sprechen - auf der Annahme basiert, nur die reine Idealität sei mit der Monumentalität vereinbar. Im anschliessenden Alterswerk verschmelzen Schöpfungs-, Natur- und Individualgeschichte zu Bildern des in letzter Konsequenz erfassten Naturkreislaufes. 1951 schrieb Jakob Bührer über seinen Freund, es sei dessen offenes Bekenntnis zum Menschen, seiner Veranlagung, Abhängigkeit und Beschränktheit, das ihn besonders an seiner Kunst berühre. (SIK)

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        Eton Songs. Set to Music by Joseph Barnby. Illustrated by Herbert Marshall. ETONIANA: NOTABLE ASSOCIATION COPY IN THEMED BINDING

      Leadenhall Press,, 1891-2. Sm. folio, First Edition, with frontispiece (original tissue guard present), title-vignette and numerous illustrations (a number full-page) in the text, endpapers very lightly spotted; elegantly bound in green full morocco, sides with multiple frame border stopped at corners by Eton lilies and rosettes, and enclosing title and decorative cartouche reprising Eton lilies and rosettes all in gilt, back gilt extra, gilt edges, gilt doublures, marbled endpapers heightened in gilt, a splendid, crisp copy in themed Eton binding. A PRESENTATION COPY FROM AINGER TO HIS PUPIL ANGUS VALDEMAR HAMBRO WITH THE FORMER'S SIGNED HOLOGRAPH INSCRIPTION ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER. Ainger (1841-1919) taught at Eton until his retirement in 1901. Hambro (1883-1957) was educated at Eton, elected twice as MP for Dorset and served as High Sheriff of the county. This copy was presented at Election 1900.

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        Catalogue d'Estampes et de Livres relatifs à l'Architecture et à l'Ornementation…Dont la Vente aura lieu…du lundi 16 au vendredi 20 février…

      2 p.l., 124 pp. Large 8vo, cont. red cloth-backed marbled boards, spine gilt. [Paris]: Rapilly, [1891].[with]:(-). Catalogue de Dessins anciens, Architecture, Décoration, Ameublement, Orfèvrerie…Dont la Vente aura lieu…les samedi 21, lundi 23, mardi 24, mercredi 25 février 1891… 4 p.l., 104 pp. 8vo, orig. printed wrappers (spine slightly defective). [Paris]: M. Delestre & S. Mayer, [1891]. The rare auction catalogues of Bérard's library and drawing collection, one of the most important assemblages of architecture and decorative arts of its time. An established architect, Bérard (1838-90), inherited the foundations of these collections from his father, André Denis (1806-73), who pioneered the formal study of historical architecture and design. The two sales fetched a total of 164,774 francs, an impressive sum for the period.Alfred de Champeaux, an early historian of decorative arts, composed the Preface for the second sale, which provides valuable information on the evolution of the collections from father to son. He writes: "Charles-Eugène Bérard avait hérité du goût paternel pour la curiosité et l'histoire, en même temps qu'il embrassait aussi la profession d'architecte. Il tint à honneur de conserver la collection que lui léguait son père, et il s'attacha à l'accroître par des acquisitions incessantes de dessins, de livres et de gravures."The first catalogue lists 1005 lots, many of which are composed of dozens of items. It is novel in its appreciation of all forms of art and books depicting European architecture and decoration from antiquity. It also offers works by Lepautre, Du Cerceau, Bullant, Marot, Meissonnier, and many other important architects and artists of the 17th-19th centuries. Much of this catalogue is annotated in various contemporary hands which provide personal accounts of the bidding and comments on several lots. At the end, pricelists have been tipped-in.The second of 585 lots features work by celebrated artists and architects such as Du Cerceau, Delaune, Gillot, Huet, Le Pautre, Percier, Soufflot, etc. Priced in pencil throughout in a contemporary hand.Nice copies.❧ I: Lugt 49648.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Mentone, 11. XII. 1891. - 2 SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. Mit eh. adr. Kuvert. An Fedor Mamroth (1850-1907), den Feuilletonredakteur der "Frankfurter Zeitung": "Vom Stuttgarter 'Beobachter' erhalte ich eine Anfrage, ob ich meine Einwilligung zum Abdruck meines Reisebriefes in der 'Frankft. Zeitung' gebe. Obwohl ich nun seit Jahren - und aus guten Gründen - mit derselben außer Beziehung stehe, so gibt es am Ende doch für Alles eine Verjährung und ich würde bei irgend einem andern Feuilleton Ihren Wunsch gern erfüllen. Hier habe ich jedoch die Abwehrung 'Nachdruck verboten' - die ich sonst nie anwende - mit guten Gründen vorangesetzt. Die Erzählung ist nämlich wörtlich wahr, und die alte Frau lebt noch in Zürich inmitten von Verwandten von etwas zugeknöpfter Sorte, welche ihr das Leben schwer machen könnten, wenn diese Geschichte an die große Glücke gehängt würde [.]".

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        The Strand Magazine. An Illustrated monthly.

      London: George Newnes, , 1891—95. 10 volumes, octavo (237 x 157 mm). Contemporary dark blue half calf, dark red morocco labels with centre tools in compartments in blind, blue cloth boards, plain cream endpapers, marbled edges. Illustrated throughout by various artists including Sidney Paget. Some occasional light foxing mainly to prelims, spines just a little rubbed, an excellent set. Contains the first appearance of the Sherlock Holmes novels. Also included are works by Jules Verne and Rudyard Kipling. A handsomely bound set.

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        Album of Eight Drawings 1885-1886]. [With] Siberia and the Exile System

      1891 - Small folio. Eight original pencil drawings by Frost (each approximately 360 by 250 mm), individually mounted on single leaves. With an ALS (with envelope) and accompanying poem (a few verses from James Russell Lowell's The Present Crisis) by Kennan, all mounted on the first leaf of the album. Modern half black morocco with charcoal moiré cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine and black morocco label on front board. Drawings c.1885-1886; ms. material The first edition of Kennan?s remarkable exposé of the Russian penal system, with eight original drawings by his fellow traveller, the artist George Albert Frost. Both Kennan and Frost first travelled to Siberia in their early twenties, working on the highly ambitious Russian-American telegraph project, which was cancelled in 1867. Despite the hardships of that experience Kennan was eager to further explore the Russian Empire and spent the second half of 1870 in the Caucasus, where he witnessed many incidents of savagery; all the while maintaining his faith in Russia?s ability to eventually civilise such isolated regions. This stance led him to return to Russia in August-September 1884, with the initial aim of disproving accounts of the unfair treatment of supposed revolutionaries and dissidents in the penal system. His pro-Russian views no doubt helped secure a letter from Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Alexander G. Vlangali, supporting his endeavour. With the backing of The Century Magazine Kennan and Frost (employed to visually document the journey) set sail in early May 1885. On the 31st of that month they left St. Petersburg, beginning a journey of over eight thousand miles, which took them through Western Siberia, the Altai Mountains, Tomsk, Krasonyarsk, Irkutsk and then on toward the prison sites of Chita, Nerchinsk and Kara katorga. It was in those prisons that the two men uncovered endemic overcrowding, lack of medical care, physical abuse and, as a result of those factors, alarming death rates. Interviews with political prisoners revealed the scale and severity of state repression, with many of the interviewees being entirely unlike the fanatics Kennan first expected to find. With each new revelation, Kennan?s original bearing turned toward a damning view of what was revealed to be an unfair and brutal system. As time went on, they were exposed to the increasing suspicion of the police; a pressure that took its toll on Frost who developed acute paranoia and went home several months before Kennan in April 1886. Their findings first appeared as individual articles in The Century Magazine in 1887, before being published together in the first edition of 1891. Heavily illustrated, the book features numerous drawings by Frost; some sketched from life, and others made later, drawn from the considerable number of photographs taken on the fifteen-month journey. The eight drawings in our album concern the border towns and settlements near Kyakhta (a Russian town on the Mongolia-Russia border). Four document Miamatchin (or Maimachen, modern Altanbulak, Mongolia), a historical trading post between the Russian and Chinese Empires ? two beautiful street scenes and two detailed drawings of a private house (belonging to an ?Argenti?). The other four are portraits: a woman in national Mongolian costume, a ?Siberian millionare [sic]?, a ?Beggar? and a sensitive sketch of the enigmatic ?Fanny Moranis. Cheeta. Who gave the Embroidered Russian shirt to G. A. Frost?. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        THE LOST QUIPUS: A HISTORY

      London: Eden, Remington & Co., 1891.. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1] 2-274 [275: ad] [276: blank], inserted frontispiece with illustration by J. W. Carey, original pictorial blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, white endpapers with floral pattern printed in brown. First edition. "An ancient talisman (beads) lead to the discovery of the last remnant of the Children of the Sun, sequestered in a magnificent city in the Andes. Author has gone to some length in lending this tale historical verity ... Rare and obscure title." - Stuart A. Teitler, Eureka! (Kaleidoscope Books 1975), catalogue 29, #316. Bleiler (1978), p. 132. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Slight spine lean, cloth rubbed at head and tail of spine panel and corner tips, several faint damp stains on front cover, inner front hinge a bit tender, still a very good copy. (#147318)

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        The Strand Magazine. An Illustrated monthly.

      London: George Newnes, 1891—95 - 10 volumes, octavo (237 x 157 mm). Contemporary dark blue half calf, dark red morocco labels with centre tools in compartments in blind, blue cloth boards, plain cream endpapers, marbled edges. Some occasional light foxing mainly to prelims, spines just a little rubbed, an excellent set. Illustrated throughout by various artists including Sidney Paget. Contains the first appearance of the Sherlock Holmes novels. Also included are works by Jules Verne and Rudyard Kipling. A handsomely bound set.

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        Nocturnes, Marines, & Chevalet Pieces.

      - Small collection kindly lent by their owners. Sixth edition. 8vo., original tan printed wrappers, artist's butterfly monogram to upper wrapper, stapled as issued, housed in a custom made folding box. London, Goupil Gallery. A presentation copy, inscribed in ink on the title page 'To John Bancroft -', followed by the artist's butterfly monogram. Bancroft was an American businessman who initially wanted to be a painter, so of course went to Paris in the 1860s, where he first met Whistler. Bancroft discovered Japanese prints at the same time, importing them from Japan. He soon became a better businessman than painter, and few records survive of his friendship with Whistler until 1891, when he became involved in a planto buy some of hisbest work from the artist. (See Burlington magazine volume 136 for an account by William B. Stieger.) Whistler took affront at what he saw as Bancroft's scheming, and the friendship ended. Staples rusted, some endemic browning, extremities a touch rubbed, crease to front and back covers. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Our Soldiers.

      London: Frederick Warne & Co., lithographed in Holland by Enrik & Binger,, 1891. Concertina-fold board book, 10 linen-hinged heavy card panels (187 × 132 mm; opens 1075 mm). Chromolithographic front and rear "cover" and 10 similar plates, descriptive text verso. A little rubbed on the "covers", small patch of adhesion damage to the first "plate", text somewhat browned, but remains very good. First and only edition. Uncommon, just two locations on Copac - Oxford and Cambridge - no further copies added by OCLC. Attractive juvenile by the highly popular military artist. The regiments illustrated are: 2nd Life Guards (front cover); 15th King's Hussars; 6th Dragoon Guards; 5th Royal Irish Lancers; 3rd Prince of Wales's Dragoon Guards; Royal Horse Artillery; Royal Engineers, Royal Artillery (Field Battery); Coldstream Guards; Rifle Brigade Price Consort's Own; "Infantry of the Line"; Seaforth Highlanders (lower cover).

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        HOUSE OF POMEGRANATES

      - WILDE,OSCAR. HOUSE OF POMEGRANATES. London: James Osgood McIlvanie, 1891. 4to (7 x 8 1/2"), green cloth spine and decorative cloth boards, 158p., slight cover soil neat hinge repair else VG++ in attractive custom box. First edition of this famous book of fairy tales by Wilde, printed in an edition of 1000 copies on high quality paper. Magnificently illustrated by CHARLES RICKETTS with cover, title page, endpaper designs and with textual ornaments representing some of his finest work. Also illustrated by Ricketts' housemate & partner in the Vale Press, CHARLES SHANNON with 4 plates. Due to damage of the printing plates, the plates in all copies of this book appear faded (see Muir: Victorian Illus. Books p.191). This is an important children's book by an interesting trio. The stories Include The Young King, The Birthday of the Infanta, The Fisherman and His Soul and The Star Child. See also Fantastic Illus. & Design in Britain: RISD p.85-6; Wick #6. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        JOHN CHINAMAN

      - CHINESE INTEREST. JOHN CHINAMAN by Rowe Lingstone. London: Griffith Farran Okeden & Welsh no date [1891]. 4to (7 x 10"), cloth backed pictorial boards, some edge wear, VG+. This is a stereotypical view of China, told in verse by Lingstone. Illustrated with vibrant chromolithographs highlighted in gold on every page. "Their faces yellow as a guinea, grin ever in a way unpleasant. No nose have they, or scarcely any, eye-slits that slope to where it isn't." Nice copies like this are very hard to find. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Daughter of the Commandant. A Russian romance by Alexksandr Poushkin. Translated by Mrs. Milne Home.

      Eden, Reminton & Co. 1891 - Half title. E.ps a little browned. Orig. dark green cloth, bevelled boards, lettered in gilt; sl. marked but a good-plus copy. Kapitanskaia dochka, 1836. First English edition, 1858, under the title The Captain?s Daughter (J. Blackwood). A US edition appeared in 1846 (New York: C. Müller). First edition of this translation. Line: Pushkin 13. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Pearl of Great Price: Being a Choice Selection from the Revelations, Translations and Narrations of Joseph Smith

      Salt Lake City, UT: George Q. Cannon & Sons Company, 1891. 4th edition. Hardcover. 90pp. Octavo [22 cm] Blue cloth with gilt stamped title on the front board. Very good. Minor rubbing to the corners. Gentle fading to the boards. Inscription on the front free endsheet. Includes all three facsimiles from The Book of Abraham, including facsimile #2, as a three part folding plate, which is in very nice condition. Flake/Draper 6171.

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        Jahrestage 1 - 4. sowie Kleines Adreßbuch für Jericho und New York. Aus dem Leben von Gesine Cresspahl.

      1891, XVII (1) Seiten. Adressbuch 303 Seiten 8, gebundene Ausgabe, Original Ganz-Leineneinband mit den Umschlägen von Willy Fleckhaus. jeweils mit Schutzumschlag, bei Band 3 lichtrandig, ansonsten ungelesen und wie neu, alle Bände mit der Signatur des Autors auf dem Nachtitel. Uwe Johnson (* 20. Juli 1934 in Cammin, Pommern - + vermutlich in der Nacht vom 23. Februar auf den 24. Februar 1984 in Sheerness on Sea, England) war einer der bedeutendsten deutschen Schriftsteller des 20. Jahrhunderts. Er gehörte der Gruppe 47 an.

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        Kate Greenaway's Almanack for 1891.

      London; George Routledge & Sons Limited. 1891. 12mo. Original yellow cloth-backed white pictorial boards, green endpapers, yellow edges, preserved in original mailing wrapper, printed in sepia; pp. [24]; beautifully illustrated throughout in woodblock colours; a fine copy preserved in exceptionally fresh condition and protected by the scarce wrapper which has very small wear to gummed tab. First edition. Schuster and Engen 11 (9a).

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        LEIPZIGER STUDIEN ZUR CLASSISCHEN PHILOLOGIE vol. I anno XIV

      VON S. HIRZEL, 1891. LATINO 0,2 Pagine ancora intonse, leggermente brunite dal tempo e con lieve fioritura, tagli allineati e non rifilati, brossura editoriale con titoli neri, ingiallita al dorso, con strappetti ai bordi ed uno strappo alla cima USATO

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        Antiquites de la Russie Meridionale

      Ernest Leroux, Paris 1891 - illustrations, index, viii, 555p. Contemporary quarterbinding (marbled boards backs in black leather). 33cm. Mostly scattered foxing (heaviest on outer leaves and on fore-edge of pages). French text. Attractive copy of this scarce French translation of the first three volumes of Russkiia Drevnosti v Pamiatnikakh Iskusstva -- the Russian edition listed Count Tolstoy first among the authors. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        CHARLES DICKENS' WORKS [ 46 Volumes ]

      Dodd, Mead & Co, New York 1891 - Book condition is Very Good, bound in half leather with marbled boards and end papers. Gilt top page edges. Leather used is very soft lamb. Rubbing, and a few bumps and scuffs to leather. Cracking to leather on just a few volumes. Text is unmarked in all volumes, illustrated. The two volumes of "Master Humphrey's Clock" are the only volumes missing to make this set the Complete Works. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire du luminaire depuis l'époque romaine jusqu'au XIXe siècle. Illustrations de M. Emile Solvet. Avec le concours de MM. Berteault et Vaucanu

      Alphonse Picard, Libraire-éditeur, impr. Philippe Mouillot, Paris, imp. Philippe Mouillot, Paris, 1891. Fort in-folio. Reliure postérieure pleine toile écrue, couvertures et dos conservée, (3) ff.-VI-702 pp.-1(ff), 500 gravures dans le texte et 80 grandes planches hors texte imprimées en deux teintes. Très bon exemplaire. Belle couverture en couleurs gravée et imprimée par S. Krakow Édition tirée à 1000 exemplaires dont 400 seulement ont été mis dans le commerce.

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        LAUREN FORD COLLECTION

      - FORD,LAUREN. COLLECTION. We are pleased to be able to offer this interesting collection of Lauren Ford material including special copies of books, original art and more. Lauren Ford (1891-1973) was not only an award winning illustrator of children's books but she wrote them as well. According to her mother, she began to draw at the age of only four and eventually studied with F.V. du Mond and George Bridgman. She began professionally by illustrating her mother's books and dust wrappers (her mother was noted children's author Julia Ellsworth Ford). She first collaborated with her mother on Imagina which was illustrated by Arthur Rackham. In 1923 she illustrated entirely on her own, her mother's book Pan and Santa Claus. In 1926 she held her first one man show at the Feragil Gallery in New York which sold-out. Ford is perhaps best known for two books, the Ageless Story, which was a Caldecott Honor title in 1940, and the Little Book About God about which Mahoney and Whitney wrote: "The artist is considered a modern Breughel and the book has the quality of the handmade books of the Middle Ages" (See 5 Years of Children's Books p.18, 148-9). In Illustrator's of Children's books p. 242, Mahoney and Whitney comment that with the publication of the last mentioned books "it is as if Botticelli's angels found themselves dressed in blue gingham in a Connecticut farmhouse and feeling perfectly at home there. And with it they have lost none of their beauty though translated into a homely modern setting." Her art hangs at the Metropolitan in New York, Washington's Corcoran, Art Institute of Chicago and other major museums. Following are the details: -- A BOOK OF FUNNY ONES - AN ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT. This item features 38 watercolor illustrations plus text done for an unpublished book by Ford (possibly not complete). Oblong 8vo on paper, penciled title page dated 1908, reading "Pictured by L.F., versified by S.F." (most likely Ford's father whose name was Simeon). The illustrations themselves are signed by Lauren and many are dated 1897 which would represent her earliest work! According to the dust wrapper blurb from Lauren Ford's Christmas Book "her mother is the authority for the statement that Ford began to draw at [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        My Personal Experiences in Equatorial Africa as Medical Officer of the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition.

      London: Sampson Low, Marston & Company, Limited, 1891 - Octavo. Original green cloth, black rules extending over spine and covers, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, gilt block after a drawing by Dorothy Stanley to front, green coated endpapers. Armorial bookplate of Charles S. Hunting and contemporary bookseller's ticket of William Beavis, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, to front pastedown. Upper outer corners very lightly rubbed, very faint uneven darkening to cloth on close inspection, light foxing to endpapers and prelims, and margins of first few text-leaves, folding map with one short closed tear not affecting image and browning to the two exposed panels verso. An excellent copy. Wood-engraved frontispiece, 17 similar plates, large folding colour map in end-pocket as issued. First edition. Parke (1857-1893), an Irish-born physician, joined the Egyptian Army in 1881 and served in the Tel el-Kebir campaign the following year, becoming director of the Army Cholera Hospital at Helwan, south of Cairo, in 1883, and leading the naval brigade at Abu Klea, an engagement in the expedition to relieve Gordon at Khartoum, in 1885. He was living quietly in Alexandria when Stanley, passing through, recruited him as medical officer for the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition. His detailed account, in large part transcribed verbatim from his journals, acknowledges the controversy which greeted Stanley on his return to London, but concludes by "saying farewell to a leader whose sagacious forethought and unflinching determination carried us through a series of difficulties which, I believe, no other living man would have been able to battle with so successfully" (p. 512). Howgego IV S60. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Cinq années de séjour aux Îles Canaries

      Hennuyer, 1891. In - 4 (245 x 164 mm), demi chagrin rouge, dos janséniste à cinq nerfs, tête dorée (reliure d'époque). Orné d'une carte dépliante, 4 planches, et quelques illustrations dans le texte. (quelques petits défauts, frottements sur les coupes inférieures, défauts aux coins, rousseurs). / / Quarto (245 x 164 mm), red half shagreen, jansenist spine raised on five bands, top edge gilt (contemporary binding). Illustrated with a folding map, 4 plates, and some illustrations in the text. (some little defects, rubbings on bottom turns - in, defects on corners, brownings).

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        Sophocles : the plays and fragments / with critical notes, commentary, and translation in English prose by R.C. Jebb. Complete in seven volumes

      Cambridge Univ. Press, 1891, Hardcover, Varying editions, 2nd & 3rd. Finely bound in contemporary gilt-blocked aniline calf over marble and raised. Remains well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. Physical description; 7 volumes. Subjects; Sophocles. Oedipus (Greek mythology) - Drama. Text is in English (summary) ; Greek, Ancient (to 1453). Inventory No: 240756.

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        Catalogue d'Estampes et de Livres relatifs à l'Architecture et à l'Ornementation…Dont la Vente aura lieu…du lundi 16 au vendredi 20 février…

      2 p.l., 124 pp. Large 8vo, cont. red cloth-backed marbled boards, spine gilt. [Paris]: Rapilly, [1891]. [with]: (-). Catalogue de Dessins anciens, Architecture, Décoration, Ameublement, Orfèvrerie…Dont la Vente aura lieu…les samedi 21, lundi 23, mardi 24, mercredi 25 février 1891… 4 p.l., 104 pp. 8vo, orig. printed wrappers (spine slightly defective). [Paris]: M. Delestre & S. Mayer, [1891]. The rare auction catalogues of Bérard's library and drawing collection, one of the most important assemblages of architecture and decorative arts of its time. An established architect, Bérard (1838-90), inherited the foundations of these collections from his father, André Denis (1806-73), who pioneered the formal study of historical architecture and design. The two sales fetched a total of 164,774 francs, an impressive sum for the period. Alfred de Champeaux, an early historian of decorative arts, composed the Preface for the second sale, which provides valuable information on the evolution of the collections from father to son. He writes: "Charles-Eugène Bérard avait hérité du goût paternel pour la curiosité et l'histoire, en même temps qu'il embrassait aussi la profession d'architecte. Il tint à honneur de conserver la collection que lui léguait son père, et il s'attacha à l'accroître par des acquisitions incessantes de dessins, de livres et de gravures." The first catalogue lists 1005 lots, many of which are composed of dozens of items. It is novel in its appreciation of all forms of art and books depicting European architecture and decoration from antiquity. It also offers works by Lepautre, Du Cerceau, Bullant, Marot, Meissonnier, and many other important architects and artists of the 17th-19th centuries. Much of this catalogue is annotated in various contemporary hands which provide personal accounts of the bidding and comments on several lots. At the end, pricelists have been tipped-in. The second of 585 lots features work by celebrated artists and architects such as Du Cerceau, Delaune, Gillot, Huet, Le Pautre, Percier, Soufflot, etc. Priced in pencil throughout in a contemporary hand. Nice copies. ❧ I: Lugt 49648.

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        The family in the room

      Interior with man and a woman breastfeeding her child. Very dark room with large window on the right, casting light upon the characters. Very intimate atmosphere. On the bottom right collector's mark of Collection Museum Bern (L.236a); on the verso Legat J.R. Koch 1891 (L. 1578a); Franz Pokorny (L.2036) and unidentified mark (L.2909a) Etching on paper, trimmed to plate mark, total: 187 x 220 mm; only state; bottom and top left corners repaired, tiny portion of top left corner replaced with paper darkened in pen; traces of previous mountings on the verso, very fine and dark impression, rare; Hollstein 4, Bartsch 4

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        The Picture of Dorian Gray (First State)

      Ward, Lock & Co, London 1891 - True first edition, first state with all first issue points including dropped "a" on line 23 on p.208. In its original grey buff boards with the lovely ten "butterfly" designs by Charles Ricketts on the upper board and a re-backed vellum spine making this an excellent copy. No library can be complete without this wonderful book that stands as one of the greatest novels ever written. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Across East African Glaciers.

      London: George Philip & Son,, 1891. An Account of the First Ascent of Kilimanjaro. Translated from the German by E. H. S. Calder. Large octavo. Original green cloth over bevelled boards, spine lettered in gilt and decorated in black, gilt title and pictorial block of Kilimanjaro in black to front board, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, green surface-paper endpapers, binder's ticket of Leighton, Son, and Hodge to the rear pastedown. Mounted chromolithographic frontispiece, 8 mounted photographic plates, 12 photogravure plates from watercolours by E. T. Compton after photographs by the author, 3 folding colour maps, wood-engravings to the text. Extremities lightly bumped and rubbed, rear board faintly soiled and very gently bowed, mild cockling to the mounted frontispiece, short closed tear to fore edge of pp. xiii/xiv (gathering unopened). An excellent copy, crisp and fresh, with notably bright plates retaining their rich tonal contrasts. First edition in English of this landmark in mountaineering literature, describing the first ascent of Kilimanjaro, originally published in German the previous year, and "a most handsome volume" (Neate), illustrated with a series of atmospheric mounted photographs and watercolours after photographs; copies also noted with multicolour blocking to the front board. Meyer had already made two unsuccessful attempts at scaling the mountain when he returned in 1889 with Austrian mountaineer Ludwig Purtscheller, painter Ernst Platz, and a well-organised support team, establishing advance camp at 4300 metres and deciding to go by the south-eastern slope. Setting off on 3 October at 1 am, they took nine hours to reach the Ratzel glacier which had blocked Meyer's progress on the first attempt, and which they now scaled in four gruelling hours to reach the rim of the crater, 150 metres below the summit, but with time and strength running out they returned to advance camp to try again three days later. "This time the route was clearly marked and the previously cut ice steps had held their shape. The rim was reached in six hours, and at exactly 10.30 am on 6 October 1889 they reached the summit at what Meyer called 'Kasier-Wilhelm-Spitze' (now known as Kibo) … With Purtscheller's help, various scientific observations were carried out and the massif was mapped for the first time. Meyer and Platz then remained for several weeks more in the vicinity of the mountain and examined the relatively unknown north and west sides of the Schira plateau. Meyer returned to Germany to considerable public acclaim … As an authority on East Africa, Meyer through his writings profoundly influenced German attitudes towards its colony and in 1905 he was given charge of the Landeskundlichen Kommission des Reichskolonialamtes" (Howgego).

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        A History of Mississippi

      nbsp;Washington - R H Henry and CO. 1891 - An historical work on Mississippi. This work starts from the discovery of the Mississippi river and follows the history of Mississippito the death of Jefferson Davis. A scarce work, this is thefirst edition. Other notable aspects of the history of Mississippi discussed include Mississippi as a French Province, the Indigenous tribes, Mississippi as an English province, and as a state. Condition: In a full cloth binding. Externally, Generally smart with rubbing to the extremities and to the head and tail of spine. Loss to the head and tail of spine. Split to the cloth of front joint and to the tail of rear joint. Bookseller's label to the rear pastedown, Stratford and Green. Prior owner's inscription to the rear pastedown, Roland B Crosby-Clarke. Front hinge is slightly strained but firm. Internally, generally firmly bound though strained in places. Pages are age toned to the edges with light spots throughout. Overall: GOOD. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bradley, Will- His First Major Book] Glimpse of the life and times of A.V.H. Carpenter

      Lanward Publishing Co., Chicago 1891 - 4to. Original publishers full dark green beveled cloth with blindstamped scroll design on cover on which has gilt lettering, gilt spine, dec. endpapers. The first major book illustrated by Will Bradley, renowned American artist/illustrator, designer, and publisher. Photographic frontispiece portrait. Cecorative title, 16 chapter headings and 23 pen & ink text illustrations, all by Will Bradley. "The accomplishment of Will Bradley (1868-1962) as the complete craftsman, capable of executing a book from start to finish, places him as one of the foremost figures in the Arts & Crafts movement in America and as one of the most imaginative artists working in book decoration during the 1890's." (fexcerpt from, Chapin Library, Book Decoration in America 1890-1910, Williamstown, 1979). AER. A fine copy, with very minor corner rubbing. A rare book, moreso in this condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        [Bradley, Will- His First Major Book] Glimpse of the life and times of A.V.H. Carpenter

      Chicago: Lanward Publishing Co., 1891. First edition. 4to. Original publishers full dark green beveled cloth with blindstamped scroll design on cover on which has gilt lettering, gilt spine, dec. endpapers. The first major book illustrated by Will Bradley, renowned American artist/illustrator, designer, and publisher. Photographic frontispiece portrait. Cecorative title, 16 chapter headings and 23 pen & ink text illustrations, all by Will Bradley. "The accomplishment of Will Bradley (1868-1962) as the complete craftsman, capable of executing a book from start to finish, places him as one of the foremost figures in the Arts & Crafts movement in America and as one of the most imaginative artists working in book decoration during the 1890's." (fexcerpt from, Chapin Library, Book Decoration in America 1890-1910, Williamstown, 1979). AER. A fine copy, with very minor corner rubbing. A rare book, moreso in this condition.

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        Lord Arthur Savile's Crime & other stories.

      London: James R. Osgood McIlvaine & Co.,, 1891. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark blue morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, decorative endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First edition, first impression. Prints the title story together with The Sphinx Without a Secret, The Canterville Ghost and The Model Millionaire.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        My Second Journey through Equatorial Africa

      London: Chatto & Windus,, 1891. From the Congo to the Zambesi in the Years 1886 and 1887. Translated from the German by Minna J. A. Bergmann. Octavo. Original pale orange cloth, spine lettered in gilt and decorated in black, large vignette to front board in black, black endpapers, top and fore edges untrimmed. Wood-engraved frontispiece, 31 similar plates, illustrations to the text, folding colour map. Contemporary prize-plate (Leeds Parish Church) and recent monogram bookplate of travel collector Humphrey Winterton to front pastedown. Faint dust-soiling to cloth, spine very gently rolled, extremities a trifle rubbed, upper outer corner of front board bumped, light spotting to edges, endpapers, and occasionally to text (chiefly in vicinity of plates). A very good, tight copy First edition in English. This was in fact Von Wissman's (1853-1905) third expedition to Africa, but his second in command: he had previously accompanied the 1881-2 German African Society expedition from Luanda to the Lualaba under Paul Pogge, and the following year was invited by King Leopold of Belgium to undertake a survey of the southern basin of the Congo. After a short convalescence on Madeire, he "accepted an invitation to explore to the northeast of the River Lulua. Returnign to Léopoldville in 1886, he ascended the Congo, turned into the Kasai and ascended the river to Luluaburg. His first excursion took him into the territory of the hostile Baluba tribesmen on the Buschimanie River, a tributary of the Lubliash. On a second he succeeded in crossing the Sankuru River … he made his way to Nyangwe, the familiar trading centre on the Lualaba, from where he proceeded to Lake Tanganyika and trekked southward to arrive at the northern tip of Lake Nyasa. By an established route down the Shire and Zambezi rivers, he reached Quelimane in 1887 and from there returned to Europe via Zanzibar and Egypt" (Howego). For his efforts he was personally appointed Reichskommissar for German East Africa by Otto von Bismarck. His account, "somewhat reminiscent of Henry Stanley's experiences" (Czech), was first published in German the previous year.

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        CHIGUSA NO HANA

      1891 - [BOTANICAL] Ko^no BAIREI, artist. CHIGUSA NO HANA. Tokyo, Tanaka Jihei, Meiji 23-24 [1890-91]. Vols 1-4, complete. String-bound, Japanese style, fukuro-toji, 24 X 16.1 cm. A total of 200 plates, some single and some double page, all printed in color woodcut, after designs by the important Meiji artist, Ko^no Bairei (1844-95). The first two volumes had appeared originally in b+w in 1889 and were reprinted with color blocks added, as here, the following year. Good colors and impressions, good condition, in the original covers, The first two volumes have their original printed title labels, volumes three and four do not.

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        Our Soldiers.

      London: Frederick Warne & Co., lithographed in Holland by Enrik & Binger, 1891 - Concertina-fold board book, 10 linen-hinged heavy card panels (187 × 132 mm; opens 1075 mm). Chromolithographic front and rear "cover" and 10 similar plates, descriptive text verso. A little rubbed on the "covers", small patch of adhesion damage to the first "plate", text somewhat browned, but remains very good. First and only edition. Uncommon, just two locations on Copac - Oxford and Cambridge - no further copies added by OCLC. Attractive juvenile by the highly popular military artist. The regiments illustrated are: 2nd Life Guards (front cover); 15th King's Hussars; 6th Dragoon Guards; 5th Royal Irish Lancers; 3rd Prince of Wales's Dragoon Guards; Royal Horse Artillery; Royal Engineers, Royal Artillery (Field Battery); Coldstream Guards; Rifle Brigade Price Consort's Own; "Infantry of the Line"; Seaforth Highlanders (lower cover). AMOT Index to British Military Costume Prints 1500-1914, 845 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Max Ernst.

      216 Seiten 8, illustrierte Original-Broschur die Einbandseiten minimalst berieben, ansonsten das Buch sauber und frisch, auf dem Titel von Max Ernst signiert. Max Ernst (* 2. April 1891 in Brühl - + 1. April 1976 in Paris), eigentlich Maximilian Maria Ernst war ein bedeutender Maler, Grafiker und Bildhauer deutscher Herkunft. Der Maler gehört zu den großartigsten Erscheinungen der Kunst des zwanzigsten Jahrhunderts. Sein Beitrag zu Dada, der Kunstbewegung, die in unserem Jahrhundert die esoterische Verlogenheit einer Part-poar/art-Kunst bekämpfte, und besonders seine überragende Position in der surrealistischen Bewegung sind in den letzten Jahren durch die Inspiration, die Pop Art und Nouveau Ralisme aus der surrealistischen Kunst gezogen haben, in ihrer Bedeutung noch profilierter hervorgetreten. Die beiden Grundlagen dieser Kunst, der aus dem Unter- bewußten gespeiste Traum und der Automatismus, bei dem unbewußte Antriebe eine bewußte formale Kontrolle erfahren, haben durch die von Max Ernst entwickelten Techniken der Frottage, der Grattage und der Decalcomanie adäquate Ausdrucksmittel erhalten. Mit dieser Bildmonographie über den bedeutendsten deutschen Künstler des zwanzigsten Jahrhunderts wird eine neue Buchreihe begonnen, mit der versucht werden soll, Leben und sämtliche Werkdisziplinen eines Künstlers integriert darzustellen und durch direkt auf die abgebildeten Werke bezogene Texte einen Buchtyp zu entwickeln, der in seinem Aufbau eine Führung durch ein ideales Museum darstellt, bei dem der Betrachter von Werkzyklus zu Werkzyklus geleitet wird. In die Werkabbildungen eingeblendet sind autobiographische Dokumente, welche die künstlerische Entwicklung verdeutlichen sollen.

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        Judith. Tragödie in drei Akten. Lithographien von Max Ernst und Dorothea Tanning.

      49 Seiten 2 und gr. 2, Original-Ganz-Leinenmappe mit losen Doppelbogen und passendem Ganz-Leinen-Schuber. dieses Werk ist in einer Auflage von fünfhundert Exemplaren auf Papier Arches erschienen. Alle Bücher sind im Impressum von Max Ernst und Dorothea Tanning signiert und numeriert. Die Exemplare 1 bis 99 enthalten zusätzlich ein Suite der Lithographien, einzeln numeriert und signiert. Die sechs Lithographien von Max Ernst wurden nach Entwürfen für Bühnenbilder zu Jean Giraudoux "Judith" von Pierre Chave, Vence, gedruckt. Die Matthieu AG in Dielsdorf druckte die sechs lithgraphien nach Kostümentwürfen von Dorothea Tanning. Die Übersetzung von Hans Feist und Otto F. Best ist der bei S. Fischer, Frankfurt/Main erschienenen Ausgabe entnommen. Der Text wurde in der 14 Punkt Bembo gesetzt und von Chr. Belsen, Stuttgart, gedruckt. Die Bindearbeiten besorgte H. Wennberg, Leonberg. Dies ist Exemplar Nr. 216. Das Exemplar ist wie neu. Das Buch Judith stellt eine sehr wertvolle und in ihrer Ausgabe edle Arbeit der schöpferischen symbiotischen Kraft beider Künstler dar. Es ist für den bibliophilen Kunstsammler von großer Rarität und Kostbarkeit. Max Ernst (* 2. April 1891 in Brühl - + 1. April 1976 in Paris), eigentlich Maximilian Maria Ernst war einer der bedeutensten Maler, Grafiker und Bildhauer deutscher Herkunft. Dorothea Tanning (* 25. August 1910 in Galesburg/USA - + 31. Januar 2012 in New York City) war eine US-amerikanische Malerin, Bildhauerin und Schriftstellerin. Sie entwarf ebenfalls Bühnenausstattungen und Kostüme für Ballett und Theater. Tanning war ab 1946 mit dem deutschen Künstler Max Ernst verheiratet und schuf wie dieser surrealistische Gemälde.

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