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        Young African Boy

      np, Germany 1891 - Wilhelm Kuhnert, who painted during the late 1800s and early 1900s, is considered one of the greatest animal painters ever. He produced a number of etchings, virtually all of which are highly sought after to this date. One of his earliest original oil paintings. A young African native head study. (One chip on chin a pictured). Dated 12/24/91 - Christmas eve, perhaps Kuhnert was in the African bush and lonely so he painted this picture. At the bottom beneath Kuhnert's signature is written Masungu, perhaps the boy's name. Kuhnert studies of people are rare, Additional postage required (especially for outside the US). [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Trophy Room Books]
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        LE SALON DE LA MODE " REVUE HEBDOMADAIRE - ANNÈE 1891 - Numéro 1 du 3 Janvier 1891 au Numéro 52 du 26 Décembre 1891 - 416 Pages + 43 GRAVURES COLORÈES à la MAIN GRAND FORMAT en 27,5 x 37,5 cm . Des centaines de gravures en noir & blanc .

      - Paris . " LE SALON DE LA MODE " REVUE HEBDOMADAIRE - ANNÈE 1891 - Numéro 1 du 3 Janvier 1891 au Numéro 52 du 26 Décembre 1891 - 416 Pages + 43 GRAVURES COLORÈES à la MAIN GRAND FORMAT en 27,5 x 37,5 cm , numérotées 10 à 52 . Des centaines de gravures en noir & blanc . Un grand volume 28 x 38 cm , relié demi cuir . Dos frotté , sinon ensemble dans un ÈTAT SUPERBE . Poids : 3,600 Kg . Cette revue de MODE est l'une des plus RARE , en raison de son grand format & de son prix , très élévé pour l'époque . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cricket.

      Bristol: J.W. Arrowsmith 1891 - First Large Paper De Luxe Edition, thick 4to: NUMBER 558 FROM AN EDITION LIMITED TO 662, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR (in pen, to limitation leaf). Half title, printed portrait frontispiece of Grace, xii, pp. 512, 44 plates on india paper, tables of ‘Records and Curiosities’ and list of subscribers to rear. Original dark green gilt cloth boards, expertly rebacked soon after publication in dark green roan; t.e.g, other edges uncut. The most famous of all cricketers, Grace dominated the game from 1871 until the turn of the 20th century. The great man here relates his experiences against a historical background, in what is essentially a ghosted autobiography; Grace acknowledges his debt to William Methuen Brownlee “who has worked with me over every page” on a preliminary leaf. Brownlee had written an autobiography of Grace in 1887, and joined the Gloucestershire CCC Committee in 1896. It is interesting to note that the Records section contains previously unrecorded statistics. CONDITION: Black ink stain to upper margins pp. 243-378, not affecting text or illustration. Extremities rubbed, scuff marks to upper cover, some dampstaining affecting rear cover. The publisher’s banded spines were often replaced as they split very easily. SIZE: 245 x 185mm, 9¾ x 7¼ ins. PROV: Frank M. Dutton, London, April 1891 (pen signature to half title). REF: Padwick 810. Taylor p. 50. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        THE SOUL OF MAN UNDER SOCIALISM ...

      New York: The Humboldt Publishing Company, 1891. 48pp. plus 4ff of adverts. Large octavo. Printed self-wrappers. Uniform tanning, diagonal crease across lower forecorner of rear wrapper and adverts, minute loss at toe of spine, neat repair at crown; a very good copy of this characteristically fragile pamphlet. First US printing in this format, published as HUMBOLDT LIBRARY OF SCIENCE No. 147, in company with Morris's "The Socialist Ideal - Art," and Owen's "The Coming Solidarity." Wilde's essay is featured as the wrapper- title. The essay first appeared in British and US editions of THE FORTNIGHTLY REVIEW in February 1891. The first UK edition in book form appeared ('privately', in an edition of fifty copies) in 1895. Not in Mason/Millard. Uncommon in wrappers.

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        The Condition of Women Workers Under the Present Industrial System. An Address by Ida M. Van Etten, at the National Convention of the American Federation of Labor held at Detroit, Mich., December 8th, 1890 (Richard T. Ely's copy)

      American Federation of Labor / Samuel Gompers, New York 1891 - Desirable copy of an important document, one of the first serious attempts to secure safe working conditions and better hours for working women, speaking out especially against the so-called "Sweating System" of the underground garment industry. Van Etten (d. 1894), scion of one of the oldest New York families, was an influential writer and speaker on women's issues, serving as the secretary of the Working Women's Society of New York. Curiously, she died unhinged and penniless (in fact, $120 in arrrears) in her room at the Hotel Continental in Paris, where a contemporary newspaper account notes ".[her] room was found to contain nothing of any value. The most of her belongings consisted of papers and a stack of unsent letters appealing for help, some of them of not very recent date" (New York Times, Mar 8, 1894). This the copy of Progressive economist and journalist Richard T. Ely (1854-1943), with his ink ownership signature at head of front wrapper. Ely was the founder of the American Economic Association, and a noted author on labor issues. Of the current work, OCLC locates approximately 8 physical locations, all with Washington, D.C. imprints; there appear to be no institutionally catalogued examples of the New York printing, nor can we establish priority. Octavo. Staple-bound pamphlet; printed paper wrappers; 16pp. Faint vertical crease; front cover lightly foxed and soiled, with wax-pencil ownership initial at upper margin near bound edge, else a Very Good, well-preserved copy. Ownership signature in ink of R[obert] T. Ely to front cover. At base of cover: "Copyright by Samuel Gompers, 1891." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        From the Darkness of Africa to the Light of America. The Story of an African Prince

      Frank Wood, Printer, Boston 1891 - First edition. 160pp., half-tone portrait of the author. Neat owner's name, a trifle spotted on the front board else a fine and bright copy. Interesting and scarce memoirs of the son of a king born in Upper Guinea, educated by missionaries and sent to America to complete his studies. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Classic Town: The Story of Evanston By "An Old Timer "

      Chicago: Woman's Temperance Publishing Association. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1891. First Edition Thus. 1. Hard Cover. Inscribed "To my ever kind Brother and Sister Mr. & Mrs. James F. Tait with affectionate New Year Greeting from Frances E. Willard 1892" on front endpaper. In publisher's full dark brown cloth with an embossed gilt graduation cap on the front cover, gilt lettering on cover and spine, a.e.g., floral patterned endpapers. Illustrated with b&w photographs. . Light rubbing to gilt on head and heel of spine, covers are slightly rubbed, an occasional finger smudge in the margin, and light pencil notation and slight wrinkling on the front endpaper which bears Frances Willard's lovely inscription. VERY GOOD. . B&W Photographs. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 423 pp. Signed by Author .

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        Le Jardin de Bérénice

      1891 - Paris, Perrin, 1891. 125 x 192 mm, 296 pp. Reliure moderne, demi-chagrin vert à coins, dos à nerfs, titre doré, tête dorée, couverture et dos conservés. Dos passé. EDITION ORIGINALE. UN DES 25 EXEMPLAIRES NUMEROTES sur Hollande, seul tirage en grand papier. "Le Jardin de Bérénice" est le dernier volet de la trilogie romanesque " Le culte du Moi", après "Sous l'?il des Barbares" et "Un Homme libre".Exemplaire d'une grande fraîcheur.

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        THE PENNSYLVANIA-GERMAN SOCIETY. SKETCH OF ITS ORIGIN, WITH THE PROCEEDINGS AND ADDRESSES AT ITS ORGANIZATION. LANCASTER, APRIL 15TH, 1891

      Lancaster, Pa.: The Society. Very Good+. 1891-1900. First Edition. Hardcover. Clean marbled boards with leather spines and protective leather front corners. Gilt lettering on spines. Soft cover booklets with most original covers bound into ten hardcover volumes, 1891 - 1900. Text's interiors are tight, clean & intact. Each booklet has a tissue protected frontispiece. Illustrations: engravings, drawings in one color, maps, photographs. Vol. 1. 94pp, published in 1891. Proceedings & addresses: (includes Society Constitution) Lancaster April 15th, 1891. Vol. 2. 182pp. Published in 1891-1892. Proceedings & addresses Harrisburg, Oct. 14th, 1891. Vol. 3. 292pp. Published 1893. Proceedings & addresses Oct. 12, 1892. Vol. 4. 292pp. Published 1893. Proceeding & addresses York Oct. 11, 1893. Vol.5. 266pp. Published 1895. Proceedings & addresses, Reading Oct. 3 1894. Vol. 6. 283pp. Published 1896. Proceedings & addresses Bethlehem, Oct. 22, 1895. Vol. 7. 576pp. Published 1897. Proceedings & addresses, Philadelphia Oct. 25, 1898. Vol. 8. 322pp. Published 1898. Proceedings & Adresses. Lancaster Oct. 22, 1897. Vol. 9. 468pp. Published 1900. Proceedings & Addresses Allentown, Oct. 20, 1899. Vol. 10. 565pp. Published 1900. Proceedings & Addresses, Ephrata Oct. 20, 1899. Volume #7 spine lightly rubbed. Genealogy, Pennsylvania, Germans; B/W Portrait illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        Gilbertianae. Isthmian Rhymes

      (Great Barrington MA): (Douglas Bros.). (1891). First. First edition. Cloth gilt. Boards a bit soiled, and corners slightly worn, a solid, very good or better copy. Published (sort of) anonymously, this copy is Inscribed by the author: "G.A. Cunningham, Jr. with the kindest regards of the Author. Colon, P.I. 1893." The author, James Stanley Gilbert, worked in the isthmus of Panama starting in 1886 for the Panama Railroad Company, later becoming an agent for a steamship company. He was one of the first Americans to write about pre-canal Panama, and was known as "The Poet of Panama." While his poetry was both popular and well-regarded in a Kiplingesque-manner, his status as a businessman-poet hurt his reputation with critics generally. Although his later book, Panama Patchwork, was re-issued many times (thirteen printings between 1906-1935), this title is very uncommon, especially signed. OCLC lists but one copy in an American library (Brown University). .

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        The Professor at the Breakfast-Table

      Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston 1891 - Early Two Volume Printing. Original green cloth and original fragile printed dustjackets, gilt top page edges. The author's most celebrated work in 19th Century dustjackets. Scarce. Very Good set in Good edge chipped dustjackets. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De Saint-Louis au Port de Tombouktou. Voyage d'un Canonnière Française suivi d'un vocabulaire Sonraï

      CHALLAMEL Augustin. 1891. In-8 Carré. Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. défraîchie. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur acceptable. 376 pages. 3 cartes (sur 4) en couleurs, dont une dépliante. Etiquette de code sur la coiffe en-tête et tampons de bibliothèque sur la page de titre et dans quelques marges.

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        LE LIVRE D'OR DE J.-F. MILLET PAR UN ANCIEN AMI ILLUSTRE DE DIX-SEPT EAUX-FORTES ORIGINALES PAR FREDERIC JACQUE (ETCHINGS)

      Paris: A. Ferroud, Benezit-Constant, Harry C. Dickens. Good+. 1891. Limited/Numbered Edition. Hardcover. Bound in a special leather binding, raised bands with gilt titles. Gilt floral & foliage decorated panels. Both covers have triple ruled gilt border. Top edge gilt. Gilt dentelles & marbled endpapers. Limited edition, #27/50 copies printed on heavy stock pages "papier du Japon". Text tight, clean without foxing and intact. B/W etching illustrations. French text. Front joint-hinge cracked with cover firmly attached. Art; B/W Plates; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 163 pages .

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        Walt Whitman ALS: "as I sit here late night Dec 31 ... a storm out ... tomorrow a new year", to Gabriel Sarrazin French poet and translator

      Camden, NJ, January 1891. 3" x 5". "ALS postcard, 5"" x 3"", postmarked, ""Camden /Jan / 91"" with the third being illegible. Signed by Walt Whiteman as ""Walt Whitman"". Boldly scripted with strong contrast entirely in his own hand. Front slight discoloration from being in an album of some sort with dime size spot, with verso maintaining one small spot of smeared ink, else near fine.Whitman's letter appears reflective on his life with the advent of the New Year. The postcard was written on a late and stormy night, Dec 31, 1890. His health was in rapid decline at point and he references such in his not ""-Am here yet + much the same"". However Whitman, with his strong constitution and relently attitude of looking forward regardless of his health, was still determined to compose and publish ""When I publish anything new I will send you""His reflective letter to Gabriel Sarrazin is shown in full below:""Campden New Jersey US AmericaThot(thought) I wd(would) send a short word as I sit here late night Dec 31 '90 + a storm out - + tomorrow a new year beginning (+ I pray it will be one lucky + blessed to you) - Am here yet + much the same-When I publish anything new I will send you - If you receive this write + give me directions - God Bless you.Walt Whitman""Called America's first ""poet of democracy"", a name for Whitman which reflected his ability to write in a singularly American character. Among the most influential US poets, often called the ""father of free verse"", his work was very controversial, particularly ""Leaves of Grass"" (1855) which was described as obscene for its overt sexuality. He worked as a government clerk and as a volunteer nurse during the Civil War. ""Leaves of Grass"", published with his own money, was an attempt to reach out to the common person with an American epic. He continued expanding and revising it until his death. There is a distinct contrast between Whitman's idealized notions of the human body as expressed in his literary work and the actual state of his health as it evolved over the course of his life. The many revisions of Leaves of Grass did not so much parallel his decline in health as much as reinforce his original conception of the natural human being as the divine reflection of the cosmos. Over time this idea as an essential theme of his work began to take precedence over others, serving as both his conception of America's unique characteristic as a people and the archetype of his own self-created myth for the model of healthy masculinity.As a consequence, the health-imbued persona of mythic proportions he projected in his work fused with new and various aspects of his self-created image as healer in each newly revised edition of the work. Harold Aspiz believes the first three editions of Leaves of Grass illustrate a merger of what he terms the ""fact and invention"" of Whitman's self-portrayal as the self-endowed symbol of his own magnificent body. His image as ""one of the roughs"" in the first edition transforms in the second into a magnetic ""folk-evangelist,"" in the third into a ""reincarnated Adam"" ready to bear healthy children, and in the fourth into the ""healer-camerado."" With each new edition, the body of the poet is used less and less as a metaphor for the physical vitality that was integral to his philosophy. By the time of this letter, Whitman was already partially paralyzed. Whitman spent his last years in Camden, New Jersey. As the end of 1891 approached, he prepared a final edition of ""Leaves of Grass"", the ""Deathbed Edition;"" hedied in 1892, about 2 years after he penned this postcard to Sarrazin.This incredible letter/postcard demonstrating Whitman's staunch perseverance to ignore the short comings of his long term health issues and clearly notes his phenomenal eternal positive energy he had for life. A fantastic piece."

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        The Letters of Horace Walpole, Fourth Earl of Orford. Nine Volume Set. Limited Edition

      London: Richard Bentley and Son. G : in Good condition. Covers grubby, with noticeable stain to spine and rear board of first volume. Spine of third volume warped. Heraldic bookplate on feps. Handwritten catalogue number on pastedowns. Foxing at eps and edges. Untrimmed at fore and lower edges. 1891. Limited Edition 79 / 100. Vellum covered hardback boards. 270mm x 180mm (11" x 7"). clxi, 415pp; xv, 512pp; xix, 512pp; xxi, 512pp; xxvi, 512pp; xxiv, 510pp; xxvi, 512pp; xxviii, 576pp; xxv, 623pp. Frontis portraits and plates. Original folding plates of crest and family tree in first volume have been replaced with modern photocopies. .

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        Catalogue de la Bibliotheque de M. Ricardo Heredia.Paris, 1891. 4to. 4 parts in 2 volumes. Modern half cloth.

      Catalogue of the famous auction held in Paris in 1891 to sell off the library belonging to Don Ricardo Heredia, Count of Benahavis. Heredia i.a. purchased the Salva library on February 13, 1872. Heredia´s collection passed in block to the Bibliotheca Nacional of Spain.Good set.

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        Dr. Wilh. Junkers Reisen in Afrika 1875 - 1886. 3 Bände (komplett). Erster Band: 1875-1878. Nach seinen Tagebüchern unter der Mitwirkung von Richard Buchta herausgegeben von dem Reisenden. Mit 38 Vollbildern, 125 Illustrationen im Text und 9 Karten. Zweiter Band: 1879-1882. Nach seinen Tagebüchern bearbeitet und herausgegeben von dem Reisenden. Mit 35 Vollbildern, 130 Illustrationen im Text und 6 Karten. Dritter Band: 1882-1886. Nach seinen Tagebüchern bearbeitet und herausgegeben von dem Reisenden. Mit 47 Vollbildern und 130 Illustrationen im Text von Fischer und Rheinfelder, 10 Karten und einem Carton von Hassenstein und mehreren Plänen.

      Wien und Olmütz, Eduard Hölzel, 1889-1891. - Groß-8°. 23 cm. XVI, 585 (1) Seiten, 1 gefaltete Karte, XVI, 560 Seiten und XVI, 740 Seiten, 2 mehrfach gefaltete Tabellen und eine lose gefaltete Karte im Anhang. Rote illustrierte Original-Leinenbände mit goldgeprägtem Rücken- und Deckeltitel. Erste Ausgabe. Kainbacher (2016) Seite 229. Einbände wenig berieben, Innenfalzen fachmännisch verstärkt, Band 2 am Rücken wasserfleckig, Besitzereintrag auf Schmutzblatt, Vorsätze, Titel stockfleckig. Gute bis sehr gute, komplette und dekorative Exemplare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An inquiry into the ethnography of Afghanistan,: prepared for and presented to The Ninth International Congress of Orientalists (London, September, 1891).

      Woking The Oriental University Institute 1891 - A very good used copy in modern wrappers, remains of original wrappers pasted down. Preserved in a modern half morocco drop-back box.

      [Bookseller: John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB]
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        Les Amours jaunes.

      - Paris, Léon Vanier, 1891. In-12, (1)-XVII-(1)-293-(1) pp., broché, sous chemise demi-percaline et étui modernes (infimes manques de papier aux coiffes, sinon bel exemplaire). Deuxième édition, en partie originale. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). *** Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *** Langue : Français

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        Edith von Schrenck Mappe. Lithographien nach dem "Kriegertanz", "Policinell" und "Gefesselt".

      20 sign. Orig.-Lithographien und 1 Blatt mit Impressum lose in Orig.-Kartonmappe. 23 x 19 cm. Nr. 18 von 50 Exemplaren. - Die ausdruckstarken Lithographien mit Darstellungen der Tänzerin und Tanzpädagogin Edith von Schrenck (1891-1971) laut Impressum können die Tafeln in einer bestimmten Abfolge zu zwei Tanzfriesen angeordnet werden. - Otto Heinrich Strohmeyer (18951967) studiert auf Geheiß seines Vaters Architektur in München. Seinem eigentlichen Interesse nach zeichnete, malte, komponierte und musizierte er aber daneben unbeirrt weiter. Als Architekt und Städteplaner war Strohmeyer nach dem Krieg maßgeblich am Wiederaufbau Hamburgs beteiligt. Dargestellt auf seinen hier angebotenen Lithographien sind Tanzszenen der aus Sankt Petersburg stammenden Ausdruckstänzerin, Choreographin und Tanzpädagogin Edith von Schrenck. Im Zuge der Oktoberrevolution 1917 verließ sie mit ihrer Familie Russland und startete von München aus, wo sie vermutlich auch Otto Heinrich Strohmeyer kennen lernte, ihre Tanzkarriere. Sie debütiert nach etwa einem Jahr intensiver eigener Tanzstudien in den Kammerspielen, um anschließend mit ihren Solotänzen auf Tournee durch ganz Europa zu gehen. Im Mai 1919 traf sie während eines Gastspiels in Frankfurt am Main auf den Schriftsteller Waldemar Bonsels, der für sie zur großen Liebe und zum Mentor wurde. - Die Mappe leicht gebrauchsspurig, die Tafeln sauber und frisch!

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        In memory of S. Austin Allibone

      [Philadelphia: Siddall Bros, 1891. Slim 8vo, 2 p.l., 23 folios (printed on rectos only); mounted photographic frontispiece; front free endpaper detached (but present), some wear at extremities, but generally very good in original olive green cloth, gilt-lettered on upper cover. Bookplate of M[oses] Finzi-Lobo. This copy inscribed "Miss Sergeant with the kind regards of M. H. Allibone," and with 3 autograph letters (totaling 4pp.) signed from S. Austin Allibone to M. Finzi-Lobo tipped in, all concerning mistakes and omissions in Allibone's great Dictionary of Authors; also tipped in is a printed broadsheet of a letter to the N.Y. Tribune, signed (with initials) by S. A. Allibone. "A paper read before the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, December 8th, 1890, by S.D. McConnell, D.D."

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        Draft of a Bill to Constitute the Commonwealth of Australia

      C.E. Bristow, Government Printer, Adelaide 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). Please use the 'Ask Bookseller a Question' link below to confirm availability and postage charges. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Exceptional portrait photo by d'Alessandri, Rome, signed and inscribed on the mount in Italian (1869-1947, King of Italy, Abdicated 1946 in favour of his son Umberto)

      1891 - "To Cavaliere E. De Martino Vittorio Emanuele di Savoia, Londra, Agosto 1891", showing him three quarters length, full face, in uniform, wearing the Order of the Annunciate, with his hand in his jacket and his plumed hat on the table next to him, 9¾" x 7¼" in mount 13" x 8½", London, August [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dr. Wilh. Junkers Reisen in Afrika 1875 - 1886. 3 Bände (komplett). Erster Band: 1875-1878. Nach seinen Tagebüchern unter der Mitwirkung von Richard Buchta herausgegeben von dem Reisenden. Mit 38 Vollbildern, 125 Illustrationen im Text und 9 Karten. Zweiter Band: 1879-1882. Nach seinen Tagebüchern bearbeitet und herausgegeben von dem Reisenden. Mit 35 Vollbildern, 130 Illustrationen im Text und 6 Karten. Dritter Band: 1882-1886. Nach seinen Tagebüchern bearbeitet und herausgegeben von dem Reisenden. Mit 47 Vollbildern und 130 Illustrationen im Text von Fischer und Rheinfelder, 10 Karten und einem Carton von Hassenstein und mehreren Plänen.

      Wien und Olmütz, Eduard Hölzel, 1889-1891. - Groß-8°. 23 cm. XVI, 585 (1) Seiten, 1 gefaltete Karte, XVI, 560 Seiten und XVI, 740 Seiten, 2 mehrfach gefaltete Tabellen und eine lose gefaltete Karte im Anhang. Grüne illustrierte Original-Leinenbände mit goldgeprägtem Rücken- und Deckeltitel. Erste Ausgabe. Kainbacher (2016) Seite 229. Exlibris auf Innendeckel. Besitzereintrag verso Vorsatz. Sehr gute, komplette und dekorative Exemplare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Letters of Horace Walpole, Fourth Earl of Orford. Nine Volume Set. Limited Edition

      London: Richard Bentley and Son. G : in Good condition. Covers grubby, with noticeable stain to spine and rear board of first volume. Spine of third volume warped. Heraldic bookplate on feps. Handwritten catalogue number on pastedowns. Foxing at eps and edges. Untrimmed at fore and lower edges. 1891. Limited Edition 79 / 100. Vellum covered hardback boards. 270mm x 180mm (11" x 7"). clxi, 415pp; xv, 512pp; xix, 512pp; xxi, 512pp; xxvi, 512pp; xxiv, 510pp; xxvi, 512pp; xxviii, 576pp; xxv, 623pp. Frontis portraits and plates. Original folding plates of crest and family tree in first volume have been replaced with modern photocopies. .

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        Main-Travelled Roads: Six Mississippi Valley Stories

      Boston: Arena Publishing Co., 1891, 1891. First edition, cloth issue. Wright III, 2115. Poor quality paper a little browned; very good copy.. 8vo, original blue cloth, silver lettering. Garland's first substantial book (preceded only by the play Under the Wheel) which foreshadows all of his early realistic fiction on working men and women, particularly Midwestern farmers. This original edition did not sell well, but was extensively reviewed and praised as the work of a promising young writer. There were numerous subsequent editions (including one by Stone & Kimball). Inscribed on the front free endpaper "For Miss Minna Smith / My Friendly Critic - much / valued. / Hamlin Garland / Roxbury. / Nov. 3/91." Minna Smith and her sister Gertrude were minor Boston authors and close to the circle of authors (Mary Wilkins Freeman, Alice Brown, Bradford Torrey, Alice Guiney, et al.) that nurtured the young Garland and listened to and commented on his literary lectures.

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        Fine and Rare Photograph Signed, 7 X 4.5 inches, 1891

      This handsome Falk cabinet portrait of Henry Rider Haggard known as H. Rider Haggard is boldly signed in fountain pen and dated, "Sincerely yours H. Rider Haggard 1891." He draws an attractive paraph under both his name and the date. By the time he signed our photograph, Haggard had established himself as the popular adventure writer and creator of Allan Quartermain. The next year, 1892, his novel "Nada the Lily" would be published. The Falk name and address are printed in orange with the same color used in the fine border line. The overall tone of the photograph is a more inviting sepia than shown in the accompanying image. Condition: Adhesion marks to the reverse, slight chip to lower right corner, otherwise fine.

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        Catalogue de la Bibliotheque de M. Ricardo Heredia.Paris, 1891. 4to. 4 parts in 2 volumes. Modern half cloth.

      - Catalogue of the famous auction held in Paris in 1891 to sell off the library belonging to Don Ricardo Heredia, Count of Benahavis. Heredia i.a. purchased the Salva library on February 13, 1872. Heredia s collection passed in block to the Bibliotheca Nacional of Spain.Good set.

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        Cranford

      London and New York: Macmillan and Co., 1891. One of the Great Pre-Feminist Novels By One of the Great Female British Novelists In a Beautiful 'Kelliegram' Binding [KELLIEGRAM BINDING] GASKELL, Mrs. Cranford. With a Preface by Anne Thackeray Ritchie and Illustrations by Hugh Thomson. London and New York: Macmillan & Co., 1891. Hugh Thomson-illustrated edition. Octavo (6 15/16 x 4 1/2 in; 176 x 114 mm). xxx, 297, [1] pp. 111 black and white illustrations including frontispiece, head- and tailpieces, and historiated initials. Contemporary binding by Kelly & Son (stamp-signed Kelliegram Binding London) to rear turn-in full green morocco with a portrait inlay of Mr. Jenkyns, partially reproducing the illustration on page 108, in black, blue, grey, dark and light brown, and ivory calf against a charming pictorially gilt village background to upper cover. Lower cover with pictorial inlay of a sedan chair in blue, light and dark brown, and grey calf. Raised bands with gilt dots, compartments with gilt panel within gilt borders. Turn-ins with gilt rules and gilt corner pieces. Red cloth liners and end-leaves. All edges gilt. Minimal sunning to spine. A beautiful and very fine example. Cranford, which originally appeared as a serial in Charles Dickens' magazine, Household Words, 1851-53, and saw its first publication in book form in 1853, is "a series of linked sketches of life among the ladies of a quiet country village in the 1830s...The greatest charm of Cranford, which has kept it unfailingly popular, is its amused but loving portrait of the old-fashioned customs and 'elegant economy' of a delicately observed group of middle-aged figures in a landscape" (Oxford Companion to English Literature). Mrs. Elizabeth Gaskell (1810-1865), a "strong and independent-minded woman" (The Feminist Companion to Literature), was an important proto-Feminist writer who often tackled unorthodox subjects in her novels. Cranford, for example, concerns a community of spinsters who glory in their freedom from male interference. Mrs. Gaskell was "'..the most popular, with small question, the most powerful and finished female novelist of an epoch singularly rich in female novelists'" (Enclyclopedia of British Women Writers, p. 264, citing Mrs. Gaskell's obituary in The Athenaeum). "Critical awareness of Gaskell as a social historian is now more balanced by awareness of her innovativeness and artistic development as a novelist. While scholars continue to debate the precise nature of her talent, they also reaffirm the singular attractiveness of her best works" (ibid) of which Cranford is one. The beautifully inlaid and colorful "Kelliegram bindings were one of many innovations of the English commercial binding firm of Kelly & Sons. The Kelly family had one of the longest connections in the history of the binding trade in London, having been founded in 1770 by John Kellie, as the name was then spelled. The binding firm was carried on by successive members of the family into the 1930s. William Henry Kelly significantly developed the company in the first half of the nineteenth century, followed by William Henry, Jr., Henry, and Hubert Kelly, who took control in 1892, taking the firm into the twentieth century?The development [during the 1880s] that came to be known as Kelliegram was one of the bindery's most notable, and the popularity continues today as demonstrated by the prices Kelliegram bindings command at auction and in the rare book trade" (Dooley, Kelliegram Bindings).

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        Scenic Utah: Pen and Pencil

      New York: J. Dewing Publishing Co., 1891. Hardcover. Folio [41 cm] 1/4 red leather with white cloth covered boards, and gilt stamped titles on the spine and front cover. Decorative floral endsheets. Good. The extremities are mildly rubbed and stained. The underlying boards are exposed briefly at the corners and along the top edge of the front cover. The text block is cracked at the beginning. The rear flyleaf and endsheet are slightly creased and foxed.Extra charges apply on this item due to weight. Beautiful Alfred Lambourne book with twenty illustrated plates. A scarce Lambourne title. Wright Howes 44.

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        Mistress Branican

      Paris: Hetzel, 1891. Fine. Hetzel, Paris 1891, 18x28cm, cartonnage de l'éditeur. - First illustrated edition 8vo decorated with illustrations of L. Bennett and two large maps. Cardboard Hetzel publisher "printed in portrait" in full red calico signed A. Lenègre first signed polychrome dish Souze representing animals and golden marine instruments in the foreground and a world map and other color illustrations in the second, second Lenègre type flat " e "as indicated by JAUZAC back to the lighthouse, blue endpapers backgrounds, all edges gilt. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Première édition illustrée in-8 ornée d'illustrations de L. Benett et de deux grandes cartes. Cartonnage éditeur Hetzel "au portrait imprimé" en pleine percaline rouge signé A. Lenègre, premier plat polychrome signé Souze représentant des animaux et instruments marins dorés au premier plan et une mappemonde et d'autres illustrations polychromes au second, second plat de type Lenègre "e" comme indiqué par Jauzac, dos au phare, pages de garde bleues d'origines, toutes tranches dorées.  

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        New Light on Darkest Africa, Being the Narrative of the German Emin Pasha Expedition

      London: Ward Lock & Co., 1891. Bound in red half leather with marbled paper to boards, gilt stamp title and rule to spine, red stain to three edges. Frontispiece and thirty-two plates, text illustrations, fold-out map bound in after list of illustrations. Edges of leather rubbed, some denting and scuffing to the leather spine, some browning to edges of endpapers, scuffing to paper to boards, large tear to fold-out map removing one corner, which has been reattached.. First English Edition. Half Leather. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo.

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        THE BLIND MEN AND THE DEVIL

      Boston: Lee and Shepard Publishers ... New York: Charles T. Dillingham, 1891.. Octavo, pp. [3-7] 8-219 [220: blank] [221-226: ads] [note: text complete despite gap in pagination], flyleaves at front and rear, original blue cloth, front and spine panel stamped in gold, cream endpapers. First edition. The book is dated 1891 on title page, but is copyright 1890 and dated 1890 on front wrapper. This book was issued in paper wrappers as "Good Company Series," No. 1 (August 1890) and in cloth, this being one of the latter. An imaginative, if sometimes awkward, story about a man who winds up in a vast interior world whose entire economy revolves around the crushing of rocks. The story has a somewhat tired moral (money is the root of all evil, blindly sought after by people in degrading circumstances), but is enlivened along the way by many touches of strangeness, and an effectively oppressive air of the dystopian. "A man and his wife, thought to be dead, are thrown into a river and transported into an underground world, where they encounter a blind, subterranean race." - The Stuart Teitler Collection of Lost Race Fiction (2001), p. 101. Reginald 11496. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Wright (III) 2441. Title leaf nearly detached, crease and short tear to rear free endpaper, a very good copy. (#148791)

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        3 eigenh. Briefe m. Unterschrift.

      Zus. 6 S., 4. Der italienische Missionar Louis Canuti war u.a. einer der Mitbegründer und später Rektor des von Jesuiten gegründeten Priesterseminars im libanesischen Ghazir, in welchem später u.a. auch der maronitische Erzbischof und Patriarch Elias Peter Hoayek unterrichtet wurde. Später war Canuti auch Superior in Zahlé, wo er 1891 verstarb (vgl. ausführlich: ONeill, Charles E. Diccionario histórico de la Compania de Jesus I, 640). - Der Empfänger der auf Französisch abgefassten Briefe ist Jacques (Jacob) Mislin (1807-1878). Der aus ärmlichen Verhältnissen stammende Mislin konnte dank seines Onkels an der berühmten Lehranstalt von Porrentruy im Schweizer Kanton Bern studieren, wo er nicht viel später auch selbst unterrichten sollte. Der 1830 zum Priester geweihte kath. Theologe wurde 1836 auf Vermittlung des Grafen von Bombelle an den Wiener Hof berufen, wo er einer der Lehrer der Söhne von Erzherzog Franz Karl und Erzherzogin Sophie wurde und damit sowohl den zukünftigen Kaiser Franz Joseph wie auch Erzherzog Ferdinand Maximilian (später Kaiser Max von Mexiko) unterrichtete (u.a. auch in Erdkunde). Vor der Revolution von 1848 unternahm Mislin eine Pilgerreise von Wien über Budapest und Konstantinopel nach Jersusalem. Der danach erschienene Reisebericht wurde in mehrere Sprachen übersetzt und mehrfach nachgedruckt. In den folgenden Jahren leitete er die Bibliothek am Hof der Herzogin von Parma, Erzherzogin Marie Louise, wurde zum Abt von St. Maria von Deg (Ungarn), geheimer Kämmerer u. Hausprälat Papst Pius' XI., Apostolischer Pronotar, Kanoniker der Kathedrale von Großwardein, Träger zahlr. Orden (u.a. von Spanien, Parma u. des Ritterordens vom Heiligen Grab zu Jerusalem) sowie Mitglied zahlr. Akademien. Der Verfasser zahlr. Publikationen und Vertraute des belgischen Königs und des Grafen von Chambord blieb nach der Rückkehr von seiner Pilgerreise in Wien, wo er weiterhin in persönlichem Kontakt mit dem Kaiserhaus stand. - In einem numerierten, von Mislin eigenh. beschrifteten Papierumschlag. -

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        Walberswick Marshes:

      Date unknown - An original delicate watercolour painting on card (unframed) believed to be by the artist Helen Stratton (24.5 cm x 27.5cm or 9.5 inches x 10.5 inches). Stratton is a highly-regarded illustrator of children's fairy tales. Signed with initials in bottom right-hand corner (active 1891-1925). Framer's plate (which is separate, but which has presumably been on the back of the picture when framed) gives provenance - Walberswick Marshes - Helen Stratton - and her London address: 113 Abingdon Road, Kensington. The picture, in greens and blues, is of a bridge over marshland. Walberswick in Suffolk was a haven for artists in the 1890s and 1900s and is associated with Philip Wilson Steer and his circle of English Impressionists. The card has suffered a little acidification from the original backing boards. Corners worn, one slightly split, some browning to edges, and light brown staining to top left edge, about 1.5cm wide. Otherwise very good. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        A Study in Scarlet

      Ward, Lock, 1891. Hardcover. Very Good. Published in 1891. Second English Edition, being the first fully illustrated edition. 8vo., pp. 224 + (24) catalogue. Printed on high quality paper. Bound in publisher's quarter scarlet cloth, gilt titles to spine, beige buckram boards titled in red, patterned end-papers. With several black and white in-text and full page illustrations. A very good copy with cracks to gutters. One name and date to the half-title page. Some browning to the spine. A little staining to the boards and wear to the edges. A very presentable copy indeed. The second edition has a printed leaf noting the edition as the 'Third Edition, Illustrated'. This is due to Beeton's Annual is listed as the first edition, therefore the 'first' edition of 1888 becomes their 'Second edition' and the second becomes the 'third'. The bibliography as set out above is correct; the Beeton 'edition' being an appearance, and not the first edition in bookform. The same rule applies to other Sherlockian titles such as 'The Sign of Four'.

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        New Grub Street

      London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1891. 3 volumes, 8vo. Half-titles. With the advertisement leaf at end of vol. 1. Original morocco-grained green cloth, titles gilt-lettered on spine, and in blind on front covers, cream endpapers; velveteen-lined morocco-backed folding case. A superb copy, with the scarce advertisement leaf at end of volume 1, found only in a small number of copies. Collie A9b; Sadleir 971; Spiers & Coustillas M6; Wolff 2552. An outstanding copy, fresh, clean and bright.

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        CHIGUSA NO HANA

      , 1891. 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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        Good-Bye My Fancy.

      Philadelphia: David McKay,, 1891. 2D Annex to Leaves of Grass. Octavo. Original dark red cloth over bevelled boards, titles to spine and front cover gilt, publisher's vignette to front cover gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Photographic portrait frontispiece with tissue-guard. Slight rubbing to extremities, bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown, partially removed; an excellent, bright copy. First edition, sole printing, in BAL binding variant D (occasionally noted as a large paper variant) with the frontispiece without the caption as called for in style 1 by Myerson. 1,000 copies of this separate issue of Whitman's "annex to Leaves of Grass" were printed in May 1891.

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        The author of the Confederate patriotic anthem "My Maryland" expresses his surprise that someone "seems to want a copy of 'My Maryland' enough to pay for it"

      Augusta, Georgia: , March 21, 1891. Augusta, Georgia, March 21, 1891. 5" x 8". "Autograph Letter Signed ""James R. Randall"", 1 page, 5"" x 8"", Augusta, Georgia, March 21, [18]91 to ""My dear Eugene"", concerning a person interested in purchasing a copy of his patriotic Civil War poem, ""My Maryland."" Light even toning, expected folds, else very good to fine condition. He writes, in full: ""The writer of [the] enclosed letter [not present] seems to want a copy of 'My Maryland' enough to pay or it. If he bite[s], let me know. I arrived here, safe & well, last Friday. May Brunswick man cannot offer enough sesterces [ie. coins] to make it an inducement. My Louisiana man is, so far, not ready to come to a final settlement. I suppose the monstrous mob down there unsettled everything temporarily"" (Randall was making an allusion to a riot that erupted in New Orleans targeting Italians on March 14, 1891).Randall was born in Baltimore, attended Georgetown University, and was teaching in a Creole school in Louisiana when he learned of a Baltimore mob's attack on a Union regiment (the 6th Massachusetts) as it marched through Baltimore to Washington. A classmate of Randall's was among those wounded when the panicky troops opened fire on the crowd. ""Deeply stirred, he was unable to sleep, and rose at midnight to jot down the lines beginning 'the despot's heel is on thy shore... '"" (DAB). Published in the New Orleans Delta in May 1861, papers throughout the South reprinted his stirring verses. Two Baltimore women adapted its words to the music of the well-known German song ""O, Tannenbaum."" Song-sheet editions proliferated and it rapidly became ""the battle song of the South."" Second in popularity only to Emmett's ""Dixie,"" it was chosen by Maryland in 1939 as its official song and ""has also... become the anthem for the annual Preakness horse race at Pimlico Race Track"" (David A. Randall, American Patriotic Songs, Exhibition catalogue, 1968, p. [13]. James J. Fuld, The Book of World-Famous Music, pp. 355-357.)Based on extant auction records, Randall had been producing fair copies of ""My Maryland"" for admirers beginning sometime in the 1880s. The prospect of selling copies may have induced him to increase production as most of the dated fair copies that have appeared on the market appear to have been accomplished from 1891 and afterwards."

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        The Strand Magazine

      02 - London - George Newnes, 1891 Book. VERY GOOD INDEED. Hardcover. Volumes I-XXIV of this popular Victorian periodical. In a lovely half calf binding with gilt stamping to the spines. The Strand Magazine was a monthly magazine founded by George Newnes. The work was an interesting mix of fictional tales as well as articles of general interest. Comprising of numerous Sherlock Holmes adventures. Thesevolumes contain all theSherlock Holmes Adventures untilthe character's initial death in the 1893 volume with the tale 'The Final Problem'. Following this there was an eight year hiatus of Holmes tales, until due to public pressureConan Doylereleased The Hound of The Baskervilles which can be found in the 1901 and 1902 volumes of this work. The Hound of the Baskervilles is set before Holmes' death. The short story collection of Sherlock Holmes tales found to these works are The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes in addition to the novel The Hound of the Baskervilles. Short stories from thecollections include 'A Scandal in Bohemia', 'The Adventure of the SpeckledBand', 'The Adventure of theEngineer's Thumb'and more. Other articlesinclude writings on Queen Victoria's doll collection, 'TheQueen's Hindustani Diary' by Moulvie Rafiuddin Ahmad, 'a Chapter On Ears' (A selection of photographs of the ears offamous ladies), 'Stories from the Diary of aDoctor','The Handwriting of Thomas Carlyle', 'The Handwriting of Alfred Lord Tennyson' and more. Condition: In half calf bindings with gilt stamping to the spines. Externally, very smart with some fading to the spines of several volumes. Small patches of light rubbing to the spines, mostly at the head and tail. Heavierrubbing to the tail ofvoumes I, III, IX, XIV, XV, XVIII, XVIX, XX and XXIV. Front board and joint to volume II is rubbed with loss to the extremities. Light rubbingto the front joint of volume XIX. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound. Pages are generally bright with the odd spots throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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