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        [Op. 43, arr.]. Gli Uomini di Prometeo Ballo per il Clavicembalo o Piano-Forte Composto, e dedicato á Sua Altezza la Signora Principessa Lichnowsky nata Contessa Thunn... Opera 24 [!43]. [Piano reduction]

      Vienna: Artaria e Comp. [PN] 872. [1801]. Oblong folio. Early blue wrappers. 1f. (title), ii (blank), 2-56 pp. Engraved. Printed price: "3 fr. 30," corrected in ink in "4 fr/20." Early owner's signature to upper wrapper in ink: "Wilhelmine Maurer." & & Two leaves trimmed at lower margin with very slight loss to printed area.& & A very good copy overall. . First Edition. The full score was not published until 1864. Kinsky p. 102-04. Hoboken 2, 215 and plate 8.

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        Celebration of the Fourth of July!

      Two issues of the Pittsburgh weekly, ?The Tree of Liberty,? July 4, 1801 and July 2, 1803, each with articles and advertisements. Each issue is 4p, 10.75? x 17?, with minor flaws including light soiling, creases, and marginal wear. Very Good condition.July 4, 1801. The complete text of the Declaration of Independence and a list of the Signers, by state, from New Hampshire to Georgia, is printed on page 2, columns 2-4, under the heading ?Pittsburgh / Saturday, July 4.? Prefaced by ?The following Declaration is for the perusal of Freemen. Its truths are imprinted on their minds, never to be effaced.? News reported includes appointments by President Jefferson of ?Commissioners to treat with several nations of Indians east of the Mississippi. Gen. Wm. R. Davie, Gen. James Wilkinson, and Col. Benjamin Hawkins? and ?Agent with the Cherokees, and Military Agent in Tennessee, Col. Return J. Meigs ?" in place of capt. Lewis and Col. Hendly.? Pages are closely cut at top edges.July 2, 1803. Lengt

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        Port Folio War of 1812 Collection, 19 Engravings - 1810 to 1816 (American focus)

      A fantastic collection of Port Folio prints" in very good+ condition from the Port Folio Magazine. Very early and in some cases possibly the first publishing of the subject. Each engraving has been washed and deacidified. Condition very good+.Year Title                                                                                                Individual Price for Reference only1810 Copy of the Medal presented by Congress to Commodore Preble $1451813 Capture of the British Sloop of War Frolic of 24 guns, by the U.S. Sloop War Wasp of 18 guns $2251813 William Bainbridge, Esq. of the United States Navy $1251813 James Lawrence Esqr. Late of the United States Navy. $2251813 James Lawrence Esq. $3951814 Peacock & L'Epervier $2501814 O.H. Perry Esqr. of the United States Navy $1501814 Wm. Henry Allen Esq. late of the United States Navy  $1251814 Capt.’ M.C. [JD] Elliott, US Navy $1251815 Battle of Niagara (Lundy's Lane) $2751815 South-east view of Sackett's harbour $2501815 Attack on Fort Oswego $2501815 A View of the Port of Buffaloe - Lake Erie $2001815 A Plan of Fort Sandusky $1951815 Lt. Col. Croghan $1951815 James Biddle, Esq. of the United States Navy $1451815 Major General Harrison $2751816 Battle Monument in Baltimore $1751816 Major General Brown, US Army $175The Port Folio was a new type of American magazine, "Devoted to Useful Science, the Liberal Arts, Legitimate Criticism, and Polite Literature." It was a product of the new century, appearing first in January 1801. It began as a weekly issue until 1809, when it became monthly until its demise at the end of 1827.As with the many magazines that followed it, The Port Folio included numerous illustrations. These are some of the earliest images of North American views available to the general public and they are quite scarce today.

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        Antilope Bubalis. Le Bubale.

      La Menagerie du Museum National d' Histoire Naturelle. Lacépède, Bernard Germain de. 1801-04 - Size: 270 x 400 mm. Very good condition,slight browning around edge of paper not affecting image. Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Fabulous engraving of an antilope from one of the finest examples of eighteenth century french natural history illustration.The prominent french naturalist Bernard-Germain-Étienne de La Ville-sur-Illon, comte de Lacépède 1756-1825 compiled 'La Menagerie du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle', a catalogue of the various species of quadrupeds, reptiles and amphibians in the impressive collection of the zoo attached to the Museum of Natural History where he was professor of zoology. Engraved by MIGER, Simon Charles.

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        Military Antiquities respecting a History of the English Army from the Conquest to the Present Time.

      London T Egerton 2 volumes A new edition with material additions and improvements 1801 - 4to. 2 vols. vi, 412pp, 372pp plus 61 plates and Index. Including a Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons illustrated by plates taken from the original Armour in the Tower of London and other Arsenals, Museums and Cabinets. Engraved frontispieces, title pages and all other plates as called for. Bound in recent quarter green morocco with green boards & gilt titles to spine. A nice clean set in very good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT ESSAY OF INSTRUCTIONS AND NOTES ON THE CUSTOMS OF ALGIERS AND THE WORK OF THE AMERICAN CONSUL, FROM OUTGOING CONSUL, RICHARD O'BRIEN, TO HIS SUCCESSOR, TOBIAS LEAR; ALSO INCLUDING O'BRIEN'S STATEMENT OF THE ACCOUNTS OF HIS OFFICE AND NOTES ON TRADE BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND ALGIERS]

      Algiers. 1801-1804.. [52]pp. of accounts statement plus [62]pp. description of local customs. A total of about 10,000 words. Small quarto. Original marbled boards, backed with later brown cloth tape. Boards a bit worn, and with some small paint drops on the front board. Very clean and neat internally, and in overall near fine condition. In a half morocco box. A remarkable and fascinating volume, amounting to a thorough primer on how to conduct business with the Muslim powers as the American consul in Algiers, written by the outgoing American consul for his successor. Richard O'Brien was the American consul general at Algiers from 1797 to 1803 and, in essence, the chief American diplomat to all the Barbary states. He was replaced by Tobias Lear, and these two men were the primary American representatives in the region, and to any Muslim powers, during a period of high diplomatic tensions and unfolding military actions. The Mediterranean was a highly important outlet for American trade goods, but attacks from Barbary pirates on American shipping and demands for tribute and ransom from deys, pashas, and sultans led to American military actions against the Barbary states. Richard O'Brien was at the center of all these events, and this manuscript volume is an invaluable work on how to conduct diplomacy and commerce in the Barbary states. It is also highly significant in discussing the importance of Jewish trading houses and business leaders in conducting commerce and in negotiating with the Algerine regency. This volume was given to Tobias Lear as he succeeded O'Brien as United States consul general at Algiers. Though not addressed directly to Lear, it was clearly written for him (and descended in his family papers), and Lear is mentioned by name several times in the text. It was designed to give Lear an idea of the status of the accounts of the United States and its consul, and also to give him highly detailed advice on how to perform the full range of his duties in Algiers. It is a unique and vitally important primer on the workings of the Barbary regencies and the chief diplomatic and commercial challenges in the area. O'Brien discusses a huge range of issues, including diplomatic protocol when dealing with heads of state, details for receiving American commercial and military vessels in ports, the bribes needed to permit commerce to function efficiently, and local customs involving slaves, women, and the Muslim religion. An important section discusses the methods for communicating and working with the Dey of Algiers and his ministry, including the use of an Algerine "drogerman," and the importance of working with leading Jewish-owned trading houses, who have much influence and power within the workings of the regency. The section dealing with American accounts gives much information on the use of the house of Bacri and Busnach in facilitating American trade. Indeed, O'Brien's discussion of the role and power of these Jewish trading houses is an important contribution to our knowledge of the role and power of Jewish traders and business houses in north Africa at the time. Richard O'Brien (1758-1824) was born in present-day Maine, though his family soon moved to Ireland. He was apprenticed to a sea captain at an early age, and was a mariner until 1785. Though without much formal schooling, he was an autodidact, and became a skilled sailor. He engaged in privateering on behalf of his native country during the American Revolution, and served as a lieutenant on the brig Jefferson. After the war he became master of a Philadelphia merchant ship, but was captured by Algerine pirates in July 1785, and was held captive by the Dey of Algiers for several years. During his imprisonment he carried on an extensive correspondence with prominent Americans regarding events in Algiers. The United States made a peace treaty with Algiers in 1795, resulting in O'Brien's release, and he spent the next several months assisting in the signing, ratification, and implementation of the treaty. In October 1796 he was assigned the task of concluding a treaty with Tripoli, which he accomplished with dispatch. O'Brien was appointed United States consul general to Algiers in July 1797, effectively becoming the chief American diplomat to all the Barbary states. He held this position until he was replaced by Tobias Lear in the fall of 1803, after which he assisted Commodore Edward Preble in negotiations with Tripoli while the U.S. was at war with that state. O'Brien returned to the United States in 1804, served a term in the Pennsylvania legislature, and cultivated a farm near Carlisle. The centerpiece of this volume is O'Brien's sixty-two page essay, "Customs, &c. of Algiers, copied from the papers of Richard O'Brien, Esqr. late Consul-General of the United States, for this Regency. Jan. 1804." The essay begins with instructions on sailing into the harbor of Algiers from all directions, and gives advice on how the consul should assist American ships in dealing with harbor officials. The advice is practical and detailed. For example: "When you arrive & anchor at the port of Algiers, if you have stores for the Regency, you will get 2 or 3 of the cables of the regency to aid you in mooring; these with 2 out anchors & cables of your own, will be sufficient for your moorings between the two pier-heads of the harbor. If you have a bell, it is to be muffled - the sound is offensive to the people of this country. You are not to hoist your colors, as a merchant vessel, in this port. You are to chain your boats & not to keep oars in them, for if the slaves should escape, in your boat, the gov't. of the U.S. is answerable for the amt. of their ransom." O'Brien continues with advice on the utility of bribing (with goods rather than money) the man who holds the position of "cable measurer" and on customary payments to the harbor guardian and his slaves, who help moor the ship. Indeed, the number of Algerine palms that must be greased to get any business done is dizzying. To compound these problems, O'Brien warns Lear about being found giving bribes, and the potential dangers: "Should you be found out, & a report made to the great men, it will cost you sums to save your face. Should the report & detail reach the Dey, you will have a greater luncheon to give; and they might make this a pretence to get rid of you. They would consider you a bad engineer - blown up by your own mine. They would condemn you, without judge or jury; and after this you would never be satisfied with yourself. If you should be an innocent character they will pick the flesh from your bones & leave you, as an orange, without the juice. Mind you are between two capes - gain & loose, or between two currents - one sets to windward & the other to leeward. Notice well the discharging of cargoes into the pontoon flats or boats of the Regency. If you do not look out sharp, part will be plundered & the note from the ship & the store receivers will not agree; they will say it has been a mistake of the ship or mate - and where is your remedy? On all tacks, you are amongst privateersmen, sharpers & contrabandistos....In fact, the consul of a nation, in circumstances as the U.S. is by treaty, custom & usansa - has only a choice of difficulties. It will be a rare thing if he has it in his power to make a good tack to windward of Cape Lee-way." One of the most fascinating passages of O'Brien's essay is his discussion of a consul's relations with the Dey's court, and the proper methods and channels of communication. Each consul employs a "drogerman," a Muslim intermediary who conducts discussions with the court. O'Brien writes, however, that it is often more useful to employ Jewish businessmen as intermediaries in such matters: "Most all important affairs, relative to your nation & this regency are transacted between the Consul & Jew- directory, without the Drogerman having any great knowledge of the whole particulars. I have often observed, on these occasions, that the Jews act as the political ferry-boats, or as lawyers employed by both parties; whoever fees them best, they are in his behalf - but with consideration that they stand in no fear or dread of the consuls - but their lives & families &c. &c. are fully in the power of the Dey &c. The influence of the Jews & the present system of doing business, renders the drogerman not of so much importance as in times past. When the Consul, independent of the Jews, transacts any business with the Dey or Ministry, he must have the drogerman with him; but if on this plan - without doubt, the Jews will get scent of it, & oppose him, altho' the affair may not concern them; but it is evident done, to sustain their system - and depend on it, agreeable to their present influence. It is not a pleasant thing for a Consul or his nations affairs to get a thwart of the Jewish Directory. They will make use of their political & lying harpoons - will, on this occasion, spend their own money to keep their ground, and drive you to leeward of that port, you presume to advance to....Such is the present power of the Directory - it is to be considered as a 2nd Dey & Ministry - & often, as the First." O'Brien devotes a section of his essay to a discussion of the powerful Jewish-owned trading house of Bacri & Busnach, and its role in Algerine politics and diplomacy. Judging from his accounts located at the front of the present volume, Bacri & Busnach, which had been in business in Algiers for decades, was the chief house that O'Brien turned to for loans and to keep his accounts solvent. "It will often be in their [Bacri & Busnach's] power to do him [the consul] an injury or render service. They are to know some affairs - but never your all." He continues: "It will be to the interest of our affairs, for the Consul always to intimate that at present the Mediterranean commerce is no great object to the U.S. That our gov't. intends, if any more extra demands &c. &c. to withdraw their affairs from this sea & have a fleet of frigates & light corsairs at Gibraltar. This they will hear with no great satisfaction to their ideas & to their commercial interest. Those hints, occasionally, might be favorable to aid the scheme of cash payts. in lieu of stores &c. and also in not having heavy extra demands. Another consideration is that the Consul should always report or magnify to all the Ministry & directory & other consuls, that the Marine force of the U.S. in this sea is much greater than it really is - and never to give a true idea, how it is stationed, but that more is expected shortly." O'Brien also discusses more day-to-day concerns that Lear will have to deal with, observing that "the consular house should be shut at sundown; and after this, no Turk or Moor should enter it." He goes on to discuss the use that the consul may make of slaves loaned to him by the Regency, and his liability should any of them run away or be killed, and his options should he wish to exchange them for other servants. O'Brien also advises that the American consul should confer with his Danish and Swedish counterparts when considering gifts to the ministry or a new Dey, so that the gifts would be equivalent, and none of the three nations punished or put on the "black list" for seeming to be less generous than the others. He stresses that such things are not to be taken lightly, and that Algiers has started wars over perceived insults such as paltry sums in tribute: "On this acct. the Consular Agents of those powerful & particularly the tributary nations, must be sensible, that every person in office in the Regency can do him injury. Therefore, his line of conduct towards those described must be visible or clearly understood. Difficult, as scripture describes it to be, for a man to serve two masters - notwithstanding the Consular efforts, must, seemingly be tried to all - thus act or demonstrate - if not in reality, it must be so to appearances - often giving bribes & presents." Another section of text discusses more mundane issues of court propriety, and espionage: "The Consul, in all his visits to the Dey, kisses his hand, approaching & when ready to retreat; he shakes hands with all the ministry. The Consul & all of his nation must take off their hats or caps when they pass the street in front of the Palace - and never presume to put their hats or caps on in the Palace [this portion is underlined]. The drogerman should always attend the Consul in town, in going thro' the streets, for if he should be insulted & not have his drogerman with him, it would be difficult to obtain redress. Thus, politically speaking, you are to be in company with the spy of the Regency." Later he writes: "If you should be on horseback and meet the Dey (it is customary) you should alight, salute him & let him pass on....Observe, as two main shoals, that the religion and women of these Mahometans is not to be touched, nor will it hardly admit to be talked of, to these people." O'Brien also notes that when the Dey meets with consular officials en masse the French consul always appears the night before, so as not to be seen going after the British consul, that the British consul never kisses the hand of the Dey, and that the American consul is always the last to be received. The concluding sections of O'Brien's essay discuss protocol for when U.S. warships come into port. With the practical advice comes a general warning: "A vessel to anchor in the bay of Algiers should be ready always to get under way - and always ready for action - here are strong & sudden gales - and I may add, you are hardly ever secure on your affairs." O'Brien notes that it is customary for the Algerines to fire a salute for visiting warships, but that it is the duty of the consul to reimburse the ministry of marine for the honor: "The Americans, Swedes, Danes, Dutch, pay for the salute $76. The British, French & Spanish pay $66. An old & humiliating custom." This part of O'Brien's volume concludes with a two- page list of the "marine force of Algiers, Jan. 10th, 1804" describing the ships and weaponry of the Algerine navy. The first fifty-two pages of this volume describe the general and specific nature of American trade with Algiers from 1799 to 1801, and O'Brien's role in facilitating such trade. Included are descriptions of goods delivered to Algiers by American trading vessels, as well as lists of goods provided for those ships by O'Brien, on his account. A framework for conducting trade between the United States and Algiers had been constructed by the 1795 treaty, which allowed for free trade with all Algerian subjects. A customs duty would be charged on most goods, though military and naval goods were exempt from customs fees. Several American ships are named in O'Brien's account book, including the Sophia, the George Washington, and the Peace & Plenty. There are also numerous entries detailing accounts with the Algerian regency, with Algerian trading houses, for business conducted in Tripoli, and describing the expenses incurred by O'Brien in his duties. Many of O'Brien's accounts were conducted with the leading Jewish- owned trading house of Bacri & Busnach, and this volume provides important details on the functioning of that prominent Jewish-Algerian business. The account book highlights some of the difficulties O'Brien encountered in facilitating trade for the cash-strapped United States, as well as some of the peculiarities associated with the region he worked in. He often had to borrow money from local merchants to carry on his transactions. In one instance he writes: "Had I funds not to be dependent on the Jews for advances, I am convinced I would have saved 4 thousand dollars in the account to the United States." An entry dated June 14, 1801 records O'Brien having forwarded $517 for "a present to the Dey on the circumcision of his son." Another entry records costs for a "present to the Gen'l. of Marine on his return from Constantinople." O'Brien notes that on May 10, 1801 he paid $24 to the carrier that took controversial American William Eaton to Tunis, while on the next day he paid $40 "to the Christian slave hospital a customary national charity." Several other entries record payments (i.e. pay-offs) to various local officials to enable O'Brien to do his job in an efficient manner, while other payments were clearly for bribes. For example, an entry of November 1, 1801 describes a payment of $120 "to the Dey's nephew who went in a Swedes vessel for Rhodes a customary present & something extra for his helping to persuade the Dey from not taking the ship Brutus of Salem on a voyage for Rhodes." Also included is a copy of a lengthy letter from O'Brien to Secretary of State James Madison, dated November 25, 1801, discussing trade with Algiers, the Dey's purchasing of timber from the United States, and the importance of not falling into arrears with Bacri & Busnach. A substantial portion of the letter describes O'Brien's thoughts on several types of ships he has seen in the port of Algiers and their suitability for use in the American navy. He relates his views on the importance of a strong American naval presence in the Mediterranean, in order to protect shipping and to impress the leaders of the Barbary states: "We should never forget the necessity of having 3 or 4 frigates in this sea. It is force on one tack that will give us security and keep the evil minded in awe and it will be in vain for us to know that we are a great nation, that we have 6 millions of inhabitants, that we have great exports and imports, that we have 6000 sail of vessels. All this avails nothing to foreign nations, particularly to Barbary. They will say where is your navy - the Swedes, [?], Portuguese and Dutch have not half your number or resources & they have considerable maritime force....I am convinced that as long as those regencies do not exceed the boundary of reason that it will be the interest of the U.S. to be at peace with them. The Mediterranean is equal to all Europe out side of the Straits, and is an extensive field for commerce. If we have war with all we must have a large fleet of frigates in this sea and I doubt that we would be effectually adequate to give a secure convoy to our commerce in this sea owing to winds & currents and to give our commerce in the Western Ocean security. We should have a fleet at Gibraltar and even then war would raise the insurance on our whole commerce to Europe." O'Brien also tells Madison that he has forwarded him a Koran, "the contents I presume will give you some singular information." A copy of another letter to Madison relates details of the meeting of a French revolutionary official with the Dey of Algiers and the Dey's demand of a bribe for peace. A fascinating and highly important manuscript, giving an incredibly wide-ranging and detailed description of all aspects of American commerce and diplomacy in Algiers in the early years of the Barbary wars, and with significant information on the role and importance of Jewish trading houses in local politics and commerce. DNB XIII, pp.611- 12.

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        The history civil and commercial, of the British colonies in the West Indies. Third edition, with considerable additions.

      John Stockdale, London 1801 - "3 volumes, 8vo, pp. xxiv, xxiii, [1], 576; viii, 617, [1]; [4], xxxii, 477, [1], blank leaf, [6] ads; engraved frontis portrait and 21 maps and plates, all folding (that of St. Domingo as large as 26" X 38") plus a number of printed tables throughout; interesting, venerable set in orig. blue paper-covered boards, cream paper shelf-backs, printed paper labels on vols. 2 and 3, early mss. label on vol. 1; the boards dirty, the spines chipped, with modest loss at tops and bottoms; internally clean; a compelling set. The last edition revised by the author before his death, including a note on his death by Sir William Young (who also contributes A Tour through the Several Islands of Barbados, St. Vincent, Antigua, Tobago and Grenada , in the years 1791 and 1792 in volume 3); a life of the author written by himself a short time before his death; and prefaces to the first and second editions. Sabin 21901 noting that this edition incorporates for the first time Edwards' An Historical Survey of the French Colony in the Island of St. Domingo, Comprehending an Account of the Revolt of the Negroes ; James Ford Bell E55 citing the second edition (2 vols. 4to) of 1794: "An excellent and full general survey of the peoples, products, government, and history of the islands in the West Indies under British control.""

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        Bibliothecae quam Vir Doctus, & admodum Reverendus, Daniel Williams, S.T.P. Bono publico legavit, Catalogus

      2 p.l., 377 pp. 8vo, cont. polished calf (joints with the slightest cracking), double gilt fillet round sides, spine gilt, red & green morocco lettering pieces on spine. London: Davis, Wilks, & Taylor, 1801. Second edition (1st ed.: 1727), enlarged. "The library was founded in pursuance of the will of Dr. Williams (an eminent protestant dissenting minister of the 17th century), who died in the year 1716. With a view to the formation of a public library, he had purchased, in his lifetime, the valuable collection of Dr. Bates, to which he directed, by his will, that his own should be added. Of these a catalogue was printed, in one volume, 8vo, in 1727, some considerable time before a public library was opened; and the catalogue was published previously to the opening of the library, as the preface informs us, in order to induce other munificent and public-spirited persons, and lovers of literature, to contribute to its augmentation. Considerable donations to this library have accordingly been made from time to time; the whole are given in the present catalogue, alphabetically, according to languages...This library is conducted with great liberality to the public: it contains some curious MSS. and portraits, and many rare articles among the printed books."-Horne, pp. 625-26. The library is rich in philosophy, theology, literature, and history. Fine and handsome copy. .

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        A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY TO THE NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN, AND ROUND THE WORLD; IN WHICH THE COAST OF NORTH-WEST AMERICA HAS BEEN CAREFULLY EXAMINED AND ACCURATELY SURVEYED... PERFORMED IN THE YEARS 1790, 1791, 1792, 1793, 1794 AND 1795

      London, 1801. b/w folding charts and plates. Six volumes, various paginations. Second, corrected, edition, first octavo edition. Vancouver served with Cook on his second and third voyages. According to Hill, he “was made commander of a grand-scale expedition to reclaim Britain’s rights, resulting from the Nootka convention... This voyage became one of the most important ever made in the interests of geographical knowledge. Vancouver sailed by way of Cape of Good Hope to Australia where he discovered King George’s Sound and Cape Hood, then to New Zealand, Hawaii, and the northwest coast of America. In three seasons work Vancouver surveyed the coast of California, visited San Francisco and San Diego (one of the folding charts, dated 1798, depicts the port of San Diego)... and disproved the existence of any passage between the Pacific and Hudson Bay.” Following Vancouver’s untimely death, the work was assembled by his brother John, assisted by Captain Peter Puget. This second edition, like the first, has become scarce. Hill 1754. Howes V-23. Forbes 335. Complete and in very good condition, bound in half morocco over marbled boards by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. Charts have a few short tears at folds, but are crisp and clean, as are the plates. Complete with two large folding charts and seventeen plates. Six volumes

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        "The history civil and commercial, of the British colonies in the West Indies. Third edition, with considerable additions."

      London: John Stockdale. 1801. "3 volumes, 8vo, pp. xxiv, xxiii, [1], 576; viii, 617, [1]; [4], xxxii, 477, [1], blank leaf, [6] ads; engraved frontis portrait and 21 maps and plates, all folding (that of St. Domingo as large as 26"" X 38"") plus a number of printed tables throughout; interesting, venerable set in orig. blue paper-covered boards, cream paper shelf-backs, printed paper labels on vols. 2 and 3, early mss. label on vol. 1; the boards dirty, the spines chipped, with modest loss at tops and bottoms; internally clean; a compelling set. The last edition revised by the author before his death, including a note on his death by Sir William Young (who also contributes A Tour through the Several Islands of Barbados, St. Vincent, Antigua, Tobago and Grenada , in the years 1791 and 1792 in volume 3); a life of the author written by himself a short time before his death; and prefaces to the first and second editions. Sabin 21901 noting that this edition incorporates for the first time Edwards' An Historical Survey of the French Colony in the Island of St. Domingo, Comprehending an Account of the Revolt of the Negroes…; James Ford Bell E55 citing the second edition (2 vols. 4to) of 1794: ""An excellent and full general survey of the peoples, products, government, and history of the islands in the West Indies under British control."""

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        Perruche sincialo (Ring-necked Parakeet [Psitticula krameri manillensis, female])]

      Paris 1801 - Colour-printed stipple engraving. Extremely rare proof impression: one of only 10 copies printed. The Ring-necked, or Indian Ring-necked Parakeet is one of four sub-species of the P. krameri, and is a favourite as a captive breed. Jacques Barraband was the finest ornithological artist of his time. The son of a weaver at the Aubusson Factory, he is first mentioned as a pupil of Joseph Malaine (1745-1809), the eminent flower painter, and is known to have worked for both the Gobelin Factory and the porcelain factory of Sèvres. His most important work was undoubtedly the 300 or so drawings that he produced for François Levaillant's three great ornithological monographs, the greatest of which was the Histoire Naturelle des Perroquets (1801-1805). This print is from a very rare issue of Levaillant's Perroquets published on large format paper (papier vélin colombier satiné), with the plates printed avant-lettre and, according to the livraison wrappers, limited to ten sets. This issue is not recorded in any of the standard bibliographies. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Variété du Lori à collier [Purple-naped Lory (Lorius domicellus)]

      Paris 1801 - Colour-printed stipple engraving, finished by hand, engraved by Bouquet, printed by Langlois. This print is from an apparently unrecorded issue of Levaillant's 'Perroquets' published on large format paper (probably 'papier vélin colombier satiné'), with a scratch proof of the title and plate number, but otherwise avant-lettre. This issue is not recorded in any of the standard bibliographies. Levaillant describes this beautiful bird as a colour variety of of the 'Perroquet Lori á collier jaune'. Jacques Barraband was the finest ornithological artist of his time. The son of a weaver at the Aubusson Factory, he is first mentioned as a pupil of Joseph Malaine (1745-1809), the eminent flower painter, and is known to have worked for both the Gobelin Factory and the porcelain factory of Sèvres. His most important work was undoubtedly the 300 or so drawings that he produced for François Levaillant's three great ornithological monographs, the greatest of which was the Histoire Naturelle des Perroquets (1801-1805). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        <b>Outstanding Jefferson Presidential Free Frank!</b><br>

      Superb Free Frank address leaf in Jefferson?s hand, franked by him ?free / Th: Jefferson? as President in upper left with clear straight line ?FREE? postal marking stamped at upper right and circular ?WASH CITY OCT 12? postmark at left just nicking the lower ?f? loop of signature, 5? x 3.25? panel, leaf 9.75? x 6.75?. Addressed by the President to ?Genl Samuel Smith / Baltimore.?This is the finest Jefferson Presidential Free Frank we have ever handed in the 35 years in the Autograph and Stamp Business. The bold signature is virtually entirely clear of the well-struck postmark. Superb Condition.A color photocopy of the one page presidential Autograph Letter Signed ?Th: Jefferson,? Washington, October 10, 1801, which was originally integral to this free frank, is present.

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        Oeuvres d'Agriculture et d'Economie Rurale

      Chez Meurant, Paris 1801 - 4to. 25.5 by 19 cm. viii, 205 pp. plus tables, a good number folding, and supplementary text. With 29 hand-colored engraved plates. Also engraved frontispiece (non-colored). Scarce treatise on agriculture with charming colored plates of machinery and implements, etc. Full calf heavily worn, with splits at all joints partly repaired, but not visually remedied. Spliced and abraded leather. Small hole in a few prelim pages, including frontis which chewed up in one corner. Large dampstain affecting corner of many leaves. But color plates in back are quite bright and well-preserved. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Macbeth. Ein Trauerspiel von Shakespeare zur Vorstellung auf dem Hoftheater zu Weimar eingerichtet von Friedrich Schiller. Tübingen, J. G. Cotta 1801. 4to. 161 S. Dunkelbrauner Orig.-Kalblederbd. mit Rücken- u. Kantenvergoldung, Deckelvignette (Vase mit Initialen J.M.M.) u. Kopfgoldschnitt. (Signiert W. Collin, Berlin).

      . . Erstausgabe in einem schönen Einband von W. Collin, Berlin, Hof-Buchbinder seiner Majestät. Tadelloses Exemplar der seltenen Veröffentlichung. - Wilpert/Gühring 2/38. - Goedeke V,221,4. - Marcuse 189. - Fischer, Cotta 331. - Borst 909.

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        Le Lori Perruche violet et rouge (Red and Blue Lory [Eos histrio])]

      Paris 1801 - Colour-printed stipple engraving. Extremely rare proof impression: one of only 10 copies printed. This very endangered Lory is found as three species or sub-species on the islands of Nenusa, Talaud, Sangi and Siao. They inhabit coastal areas with trees and forest inland up to 5000 feet. Jacques Barraband was the finest ornithological artist of his time. The son of a weaver at the Aubusson Factory. He is first mentioned as a pupil of Joseph Malaine (1745-1809), the eminent flower painter, and is known to have worked for both the Gobelin Factory and the porcelain factory of Sèvres. His most important work was undoubtedly the 300 or so drawings that he produced for François Levaillant's three great ornithological monographs, the greatest of which was the Histoire Naturelle des Perroquets (1801-1805). This print is from a very rare issue of Levaillant's Perroquets published on large format paper (papier vélin colombier satiné), with the plates printed avant-lettre and, according to the livraison wrappers, limited to ten sets. This issue is not recorded in any of the standard bibliographies. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Authentische Beschreibung von dem merkwürdigen Bau des Tiefen Georg-Stollens am Oberharze

      Finely engraved frontis. 8 p.l. (incl. frontis.), 280 pp. 8vo, cont. calf (a little rubbed), sides decorated in gilt, flat spine nicely gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Wernigerode: C.S. Struck, 1801. First edition of the first detailed account of the construction of the "Tiefe Georg Stollen," one of the greatest tunnels of the 18th century, built between 1777 and 1799 in the Upper Harz mountains of Germany. The total length of the main tunnel, entirely driven by hand, is 34,529 feet and its various branches aggregate 25,319 feet more (it reached Lautenthal, Clausthal, Wildemann, Zellerfeld, and Gittelde). An enormous enterprise, the mine was constructed to drain mines under these towns and to channel the water to power other mining and metallurgical works. The Tiefe Georg Stollen was eventually supplemented by the Ernst August Stollen, constructed in 1851-64. The finely engraved frontispiece depicts the pit entrance. .

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        A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY TO THE NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN, AND ROUND THE WORLD; IN WHICH THE COAST OF NORTH-WEST AMERICA HAS BEEN CAREFULLY EXAMINED AND ACCURATELY SURVEYED... PERFORMED IN THE YEARS 1790, 1791, 1792, 1793, 1794 AND 1795

      London, 1801. b/w folding charts and plates. Six volumes, various paginations. Second, corrected, edition, first octavo edition. Vancouver served with Cook on his second and third voyages. According to Hill, he &#147;was made commander of a grand-scale expedition to reclaim Britain&#146;s rights, resulting from the Nootka convention... This voyage became one of the most important ever made in the interests of geographical knowledge. Vancouver sailed by way of Cape of Good Hope to Australia where he discovered King George&#146;s Sound and Cape Hood, then to New Zealand, Hawaii, and the northwest coast of America. In three seasons work Vancouver surveyed the coast of California, visited San Francisco and San Diego (one of the folding charts, dated 1798, depicts the port of San Diego)... and disproved the existence of any passage between the Pacific and Hudson Bay.&#148; Following Vancouver&#146;s untimely death, the work was assembled by his brother John, assisted by Captain Peter Puget. This second edition, like the first, has become scarce. Hill 1754. Howes V-23. Forbes 335. Complete and in very good condition, bound in half morocco over marbled boards by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. Charts have a few short tears at folds, but are crisp and clean, as are the plates. Complete with two large folding charts and seventeen plates. Six volumes

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        RURAL SPORTS

      L: 1801-1813 1st ed. Three vols. 4to, 1801. First edition. Vols. I & II are bound in full green leather; Vol. III (the supplement) is in original boards. All are worn at spine ends; set is in overall good condition. Complete set of Daniel&#39;s comprehensive study of the English sporting world of the Regency Period. Vols. I & II were published in 1801-1802; the supplement was published in 1813. Each volume is a thick quarto of several hundred pages with engraved plates.

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        Oeuvres d'Agriculture et d'Economie Rurale

      Paris: Chez Meurant, 1801. First Edition. Full Calf. Good . 4to. 25.5 by 19 cm. viii, 205 pp. plus tables, a good number folding, and supplementary text. With 29 hand-colored engraved plates. Also engraved frontispiece (non-colored). Scarce treatise on agriculture with charming colored plates of machinery and implements, etc. Full calf heavily worn, with splits at all joints partly repaired, but not visually remedied. Spliced and abraded leather. Small hole in a few prelim pages, including frontis which chewed up in one corner. Large dampstain affecting corner of many leaves. But color plates in back are quite bright and well-preserved.

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        The Poetical Works of John Milton (6 vols, complete)

      London, Printed for J. Johnson, W.J. and J. Richardson et al, 1801. Hardcover, 8vo, ccxvi+303 & 504 & 494 & 511 & 511 & 458pp. Full leather bindings rebacked with gilt titles and decoration to spines, boards with gilt border and gilt armorial to centre of upper boards, boards rubbed, corners bumped/rubbed, marbled endpapers with bookplate to front pastedown of vol.1, text clean and bright. Although the title page says the work is illustrated this copy appears to have been bound with just the frontis and one other illustration. In immaculate condition for its age.

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        Kolorierte Kupferstich-Karte von F. Goetze. Charte von Sicilien und Malta.

      Weimar, Industrie-Comptoir, 1801.. circa 48 x 59,5 cm. 1 Doppelblatt verso weiss. Detaillierte Landkarte von Sizilien mit Nebenkarte Malta, Gozzo und Cumino unten links und Kartusche sowie Meilenzeiger unten rechts. - Etwas gebräunt, wenig fleckig, etwas knittrig. In der Mitte alte Montierung verso, leider als heller bräunlicher Streifen etwas durchscheinend (im Preis berücksichtigt! die Karte ist selten), dennoch dekorativ - Rare map of Sicily with inlay map of Malta, Gozzo and Cumino. Some browning, little spotting, some fraying, fold to center with shadow of glue coming slightly through (price reduced), altogether still a decorative map.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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        Life and Exploits of the Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote de La Mancha (four volumes)

      London:: William Miller,. Very Good. 1801. Hardcover. Complete in four volumes. Translated from the Spanish by Charles Jarvis. Includes a biography of the author, a critique, and a chronologica l plan of the work. Illustrated with fifteen engraved plates and a fold-out map of Spain. First edition thus. Octavos, fully bound in light brown leather with gilt borders and design, marbled edges, ribbon bookmarks. This set belonged to Edward Henry Mainwaring Sladen and bears his book-plate on the front paste-down of each volume. Spine labels are missing, light to moderate shelf wear and aging, occasional light foxing, else each volume is very good. Bindings are solid. An attractive, reasonably well preserved set. .

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        A Topographical and Historical Description of the County of Chester; Containing an Account of Its Towns, Seats, Antiquities, Churches, Public Edifices, Scenery &c. [Illustrated with an Additional 93 Plates]

      London: Printed for Sherwood, Neely and Jones, 1801. Newly bound half-morocco. Gilt title and decoration to spine, marbled boards and end-papers, edges gilt. Pp. 184-310. 6 fine old copperplate engravings and EXTRA ILLUSTRATED by the insertion of 93 additional old engravings, including 12 emblazoned coats of arms. Binding a little rubbed. Previous owner&#39;s name to front blank. A unique book in a handsome binding. (bs10). Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        The American Cowslip

      London 1801 - The most strikingly beautiful flower plates ever to be printed in England "Although it was not introduced into Europe until the earlier part of the eighteenth century, the American Cowslip [Dodecatheon Meadia L.] had by Thornton's time become a firm favourite among gardeners in England. it continues to be grown and several fine garden varieties have been developed from the wild plant. Rarely more than sixteen inches high, its comparatively small size makes it a useful plant in the rock garden as well as in the border. The name of American Cowslip was given to it because the flowerhead arises, like an English cowslip, from a basal rosette of leaves, and the pendulous flowers, although individually unlike, are in each plant carried in an umbel.Its pointed flowers with upright petals have earned it the additional name of Shooting Star in its native country. In the picture it is shown growing on cliffs by the sea, a situation which affords a fine background against which to show off the virtues of the plant, its neat habit and graceful hanging flowers." (Ronald King, The Temple of Flora by Robert Thornton, 1981, p.100). Thornton's Temple of Flora is the greatest English colour-plate flower book. ".[Thornton] inherited a competent fortune and trained as a doctor. He appears to have had considerable success in practice and was appointed both physician to the Marylebone Dispensary and lecturer in medical botany at Guy's and St. Thomas's hospitals. But quite early in his career he embarked on his. great work. What Redouté produced under the patronage of L'Héritier, Marie Antoinette, the Empress Josephine, Charles X and the Duchesse de Berry, Thornton set out to do alone.Numerous important artists were engaged. twenty-eight paintings of flowers commissioned from Abraham Pether, known as `Moonlight Pether', Philip Reinagle, . Sydenham Edwards, and Peter Henderson.The result.involved Thornton in desperate financial straits. In an attempt to extricate himself he organized the Royal Botanic Lottery, under the patronage of the Prince Regent.it is easy to raise one's eyebrows at Thornton's unworldly and injudicious approach to publishing.But he produced.one of the loveliest books in the world" (Alan Thomas Great Books and Book Collecting , pp.142-144). Third of three states of this plate from the Temple of Flora . "In the first state, there is only one patch of blue sky over the nearer of the two ships, which together present an appearance of perspective. The foreground changes gradually from dark at the bottom to lighter under the rocks, which are more or less unbroken. In the second state.tufts of grass stand out sharply in front of the rocks at the back of the foreground, while bushes growing out of the rocks are enlarged.In the third state, the plate has been reworked almost all over.The foreground now shows alternate light and dark patches, and the crevices in the rocks show up more". (Handasyde Buchanan, Thornton's Temple of Flora, 1951, p.19). Hand-coloured and colour-printed aquatint, stipple and line engraving by Warner. Trimmed to platemark. Slightly time-toned with mild moisture marks in bottom margin, not effecting image.

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        "Le Perroquet a Epaulettes jaunes. Pl. 98." Kolorierter Farbkupferstich von Bouquet nach J. Barraband, aus: Histoire naturelle des perroquets von F. Levaillant. Paris, Levrault, Schoell & Cie, 1801-1805. Ca. 30:22,5 cm. In Handarbeitspassepartout.

      Paris: Levrault, Schoell & Cie, , 1801. Nissen IVB 558. - Sehr schöne Darstellung einer Gelbschulteramazone..

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        Thalaba the Destroyer. The First [-Second] Volume.

      Printed for T.N. Longman and O. Rees 1801 - FIRST EDITION, 2 vols., pp. [iv], 314; [iv], 327, [1, ads], small 8vo, contemporary speckled calf, gilt roll tooled border on sides, spines gilt in compartments, red and black lettering pieces, very good A choice copy. &#145;Coleridge referred, in a beautiful phrase, to its "pastoral charms and wild streaming lights": there are its merits exactly&#146; (Simmons). The advertisements include the second edition of Lyrical Ballads.Ownership inscriptions of Theodosia Leigh on fly-leaves, dated 1810, and, in the same hand but in pencil at the end of vol. i &#145;finished at five minutes past 3 of last wednesday morning&#146; - either an insomniac, or the book was un-put-downable.

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        THE MAGUS, Or Celestial Intelligencer; Being a Complete System of Occult Philosophy&#133; London: 1801

      London: Printed for Lackington, Allen and Co., 1801.. First Edition, First Printing. First Edition. Quarto, bound in contemporary full vellum. 175 pp + 198 pp + [2] pp ads. Half-title, engraved portrait frontispiece, twenty-two engraved plates and tables including four hand-coloured engravings of Demons, one plate partially folding, publishers advertising leaf at rear; separate part-title to Parts 3 and 4 and separate title and pagination to Book Two. Vellum soiled, lower corner torn from front free endpaper (a blank, no loss of text); browning and some minor staining throughout, small chip to vellum at spine head. A very good copy. Rarely encountered in a contemporary binding, this copy is in contemporary vellum, and is the only copy as such of which we are aware. ¶ The First Edition, the real deal. Not to be confused with the 1875 Second Edition (i.e,: reprint), which is sometimes called &#39;identical&#39;, but isn&#39;t. Aside from the difference in paper, the 1875 edition is not a straightforward &#145;facsimile&#146; at all. The 1801 edition has the long &#145;s&#146; throughout - the one that looks a bit like a tall &#145;f&#146;. The second edition has the normal &#145;s&#146; throughout - a simple method of distinguishing the two. &#39;The Magus&#39; played a role in the Gothic Revival and more then any other book facilitated the modern revival of magic by making information from otherwise rare books more readily available. The works of Eliphas Levi, The Golden Dawn, MacGregor Mathers, Aleister Crowley and Thelema all owe a debt of gratitude to this work.

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        Bowles&#39;s New One Sheet Map of Asia

      London: Bowles and Carver, circa, 1801. Dissected map, 54 pieces with three blank replacement pieces (the lost pieces in the regions of Java, Sumatra and Hokkaido); hand-coloured lithograph paper laid down on wood, the completed map measuring 485 x 582 mm., in the original timber box with sliding lid, original printed label. A wonderful children&#39;s puzzle created from a very early scarce nineteenth-century map of Asia and the Pacific that includes details of the northernmost portion of Australia as well as an additional inset map of the entire Australian continent. Maps and charts were the first popular subject for puzzles in the eighteenth century, with the London mapmaker John Spilsbury usually credited with popularising them around 1760. Ethnographic and topographic puzzles soon followed, as did interlocking border puzzles (of which this is a particularly good example), the first known examples of which date from the mid-1770s. This puzzle was crafted from a map of greater Asia published by renowned London mapmakers Carter and Bowles. The hand-coloured map has been carefully dissected into 54 pieces which follow coastlines and national boundaries. The inset map of the Australian continent is rich in historical detail. Van Diemen&#39;s Land is depicted distinct from the mainland with &#39;Basses Str.&#39; clearly printed. Notable harbours and landmarks along the eastern seaboard are noted, including Bateman&#39;s Bay, Port Jackson, Botany Bay, Cape Byron, Hervey Bay, Cape Morton and Cape York. Interestingly, the inset map records the sites and dates of early Dutch discoveries in Western Australia as well as William Dampier&#39;s first landfall of 1688. Regarding the map itself, Bowles&#39;s "New One Sheet Map of Asia" was issued several times with amendments. Early impressions bear a watermark dated 1794 and include the partial representation of northernmost Australia, yet lack the depiction of the Australian continent in its entirety reproduced on a smaller scale and inset to the lower left hand corner of the map. Perry & Prescott date the map 1801 - which would accord with the inclusion of Bass Strait - and record that the National Library holds a copy of it bound into an assorted collection of 53 world maps sold in London in the early nineteenth-century.

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        Essai sur les moyens de perfectionner les arts économiques en France

      Paris, de l'imprimerie de Madame Huzard 1801 - One volume in 8vo; pp. X, 11-176; rebound to style in half roan over marbled boards, raised bands, spine gilt in compartments, gilt lettering to spine, marbled endpapers, inside clean and crisp, a very good copy. First edition. Having read Chaptal's Essai sur le perfectionnement des Arts chimiques en France, Silvestre decided to write a similar book about "les arts économiques", which he considers the most important but also the most neglected science in France. He stresses the role of education to achieve economic progress and the great importance of agriculture. INED 4197, Goldsmiths 18147 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Berufs-reiseNach America. Briefe Der Generalin von Riedesel Auf Dieser Reise UndWahrend Ihres Sechsjahrigen Aufenthalts in America Zur Zeit Des DortigenKrieges in Den Jahren 1776 Bis 1783 Nach Deutschland Geschrieben.

      Berlin. bei Haude und Spener. 1801. - 16mo, 17cm, 352p., oval engravedtitle vingette, folding engraved frontis with illustrations and facsimilems printing, in the original cross grain green cloth, gilt title andspine decorations, decorated gilt borders on the boards, originalpatterned endpapers, a fine copy in its original state, certainly rarethus. (cgc) Howes R284. Clark I: 295. Sabin 71300. Not in Amicus.Called the third edition by Howes, preceded only by a privately printededition for the family and the first published edition, both of theprevious year. Although bibliographers often attribute this book to bothRiedesels, it was in fact written by Mrs. Riedesel. Friedrich Riedeselwas in command of the German troops sent to Canada in February of 1776to aid the British. His wife joined him there in the spring of 1777 andaccompanied him on the campaign under Burgoyne which went south into NewYork that fall, ending in the defeat and surrender of all of Burgoyne'sforces at Saratoga on October 17, 1777. The Riedesels were then captivesof the Americans (although under loose parole), first at Cambridge andthen in Virginia, whence the captive army was moved in late 1778. Therelife was quite pleasant, and the prisoners became friendly with ThomasJefferson. Later they spent time in Pennsylvania, Bethlehem, New York andCanada, before finally returning to Europe in 1783. "Mme Riedesel'snarrative and descriptions are written with impressive directness andsimplicity; there is a quality of genuineness about them that bespeaksher sterling character and the honesty of her record" - Clark. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Journey from London to the Isle of Wight. Two Volume set

      London Oriental Press 1801. G- : in Good minus condition without dust jacket as issued. Heavy wear to boards. Inner hinges cracked. fep missing and title label missing vol 1. Vol 1 has four engraved plates incl. frontis - Vol 2 has one large folding map as its frontis. and three engraved plates. Spines re backed [Reprint] Quater-leather cover 300mm x 240mm (12" x 9"). ix, 217pp, 207pp.

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        Portrait stipple engraving by Johann Friedrich Schroeter (1771-1836)

      Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel. 1801. 106 x 86 mm. Bust-length. &#11;&#11;Minor horizontal creasing. . The present engraving illustrates the title leaf of the musical periodical Allgemeine Musikalische Zeitung (3rd year, October 1, 1800 to September 23, 1801).

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        Lübeckisches Addreß-Buch nebst Lokal-Notizen und topographischen Nachrichten für das Jahr 1801 Mit E. Hochedl. Hochw. Raths Spezial-Privilig.

      G.F.J. Römhild, Lübeck, 1801.. 1.te Auflage 284 Seiten Halbleder. Das Titelschild auf dem Halblederrücken wurde entfernt. Aussen mit zahlreichen Gebrauchsspuren. Handschriftlicher Besitzervermerk im Vorsatz. Im Vorsatz hinten farbig beschmiert. Insgesamt innen in einem altersgemäss recht guten Erhaltungszustand. Zum Inhalt: S. 1-8 Franz. Zeitrechnung, S. 9- 214 Erster Abschnitt=Vermischte Adressen von A-Z, Zweiter Abschnitt=Lokal-Notizen, Verzeichnis Aerzte, Chirugen, Rechtsgelehrten,Gasthöfe, Amtshäuser, Miethkutscher usw..Ab S. 280 Beginnt der Anhang. Dieses Adress-Buch ist absolut selten und beim Preis ist der Erhaltungszustand berücksichtigt. C2/291

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        This New & Correct Chart of Spithead, from the East End of Hayling Island to Stokes Bay, is by Permission, Most Respectfully Dedicated to the Right Honorable Lord Radstock, Vice Adrmiral of the Red, by his Lordships Obliged humble Serv.t Francis Owen, Master int he Royal Navy.

      1801 - London: Robert Laurie & James Whittle, 1801. 760 x 615mm. Splits in centre fold margins reinforced. A detailed chart of Spithead, the roadstead for Portsmouth, often used by the Royal Navy. It also shows Portsea, Fareham, Porchester, Gosport, Havant and Hayling Island, and, on the other side of the Solent, Ryde, St Helens, Brading and Sandown on the Isle of Wight. Engraved by Benjamin Baker, it shows the region at a time when Britain feared invasion from France, during the War of the Second Coalition (1799-1802).

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        A Sequel to Barrington&#39;s Voyage to New South Wales , comprising an interesting narrative of the Transactions and Behaviour of the Convicts

      London: C. Lowndes, 1801. Octavo, laid paper uncut, with the 6 pp. &#39;Official Register of the Crimes, Trials and Executions&#39;; a good tall copy in later half calf, spine banded and gilt, crimson morocco label. Barrington sequel, mostly sourced from Collins. A scarce Barrington title. This so-called Sequel drew most of its content from David Collins&#39; Account of the English Settlement of New South Wales, the first volume of which had been published in 1798. &#39;The first chapter includes a brief continuation of "Barrington&#39;s" adventures with Yeariana and Palerino - the cross-cultural romance hinted at in the final chapter of the Voyage now blossomed into a tableau of domestic happiness&hellip; There is also some attempt to install "Barrington" as an active agent in certain episodes taken from Collins&#39; narrative where events at Parramatta are described.&#39; (Garvey, The Celebrated George Barrington, Hordern House, 2008) This was reprinted from an earlier Lowndes edition of 1800, but completely reset with a smaller typeface, tighter spacing, and with the omission of the chapter summary heads. Garvey&#39;s extensive bibliography of the Barrington books suggests that this is one of the more uncommon titles, listing only six copies in Australian holdings (including no fewer than three at the Mitchell Library).

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