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        Causas prácticas de la muerte de los niños expósitos en sus primeros años: remedio en su origen de un tan grave mal: y modo de formarlos utiles a la religion, y al estado, con notable aumento de la poblacion, fuerzas, y riqueza de España.

      Pamplona, Imprenta de Josef de Rada, 1801. - (1 l.), xxiii, 458 pp., engraved frontispiece of Nuestra Señora del Sagrario de la Catedral de Pamplona, signed "Rivera sc."; (1 l.), 515 pp. 2 volumes. 4°, contemporary full crimson morocco, with the binder's tag on the front pastedown of Pasqual Carsi y Vidal, Madrid (see below). Gilt fillet border, spine gilt, all edges gilt (slight rubbing at extremities); silk ribbon place marker. Clean and crisp. Overall very fine. Bookplate of D. Maria Cristina, Queen of Spain. 2 volumes. ---- FIRST and ONLY EDITION of an extremely rare work with substantial sections on pediatric medicine, the transmission of disease, and education. When the book appeared in 1801, large numbers of infants in Catholic Spain were abandoned because of the stigma of giving birth illegitimately or because parents could not afford to support more children. At the same time, Spain was suffering a drop in population due to the Napoleonic Wars and the ravages of yellow fever and other epidemics. The author of this work seeks ways to help abandoned children live longer and grow up to be good Catholics and useful citizens.Uriz begins by discussing the reasons for the high mortality rate among abandoned children, who at this time were being sent to the general hospital in Pamplona for care. He includes chapters on diseases that the infants get from each other, from their wet nurses, and from others in the hospital, as well as deaths caused by malnutrition. Then he discusses at length ways to improve the survival rate, such as separating the healthy children from those who are sick and improving food, cleanliness, and ventilation. In the third part (bound here as volume 2) he proposes ways to educate these children, including the best class size, the requirements of teachers, and the need for @hospicios de corrección. Uriz also considers how all these improvements might be funded.From 1815 to 1829, Joaquin Javier Uriz y Lasaga (b. 1747 in Sada, diocese of Pamplona) was Bishop of Pamplona. When he wrote this book he was a mere archdeacon at the Cathedral of Pamplona, but he was already known for his concern with abandoned children. In 1804 he founded the Casa de Maternidad e Inclusa de Navarra for the children who had, until then, been housed at the local hospital. This work is presumably the "blueprint" for the Casa de Maternidad e Inclusa.The binder Pasqual Carsí y Vidal, who was active in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century, worked in Madrid under D. Carlos III, D. Carlos IV and D. Fernando VII and was among the most noted binders of that period. He developed a neoclassical style influenced by his trip to England at D. Carlos III's expense. From 1803 he led an atelier whose students included Manuel Cobo. Carsí y Vidal was Encuadernador de Cámara from 1799, Librero de Cámara in 1806, and principal binder for Principe D. Fernando beginning in 1807. After D. Fernando VII returned to Madrid following the Napoleonic invasion, Carsí was also Jefe del Obrador de Encuadernaciones de la Imprenta Real.D. Maria Christina (1806-1878), whose bookplate is on the pastedown, was the fourth and final wife of D. Fernando VII, and his niece. She is also known as Maria Christina Bourbon of the Two Sicilies, and was queen consort of Spain from 1829 until her husband's death in 1833. Then she acted as queen regent until 1840, successfully holding the throne during the Carlist Wars for her daughter, the future Isabella II.---- Not in Palau. Not in Ayres Magalhães de Sepúlveda, @Dicionário bibliográfico da Guerra Peninsular. On the author see Julio Nombela, @Cronica de la Provincia de Navarra p. 74. On Carsí y Vidal, see Ollero and Ramos, @Enciclopédia de la encuadernación, p. 61, with an illustration of this binding. NUC: NcD. OCLC: 433877581 (Biblioteca Nacional, Madrid). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        PROJET D'ELEMENTS D'IDEOLOGIE A L'USAGE DES ECOLES CENTRALES DE LA REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE; PAR LE CIT. DESTUTT-TRACY, MEMBRE DU SENAT-CONSERVATEUR, ET MEMBRE ASSOCIE DE L'INSTITUT NATIONAL. PARIS. DIDOT. DEBRAY. AN IX. (1801).

      1801 - IN-8 (13 X 20,5 CENTIMETRES) DE (4) + 359 PAGES, RELIURE D'EPOQUE PLEINE BASANE RACINEE, DOS LISSE ORNE D'UN DECOR DE FLEURONS DORES, TITRE DORE SUR ETIQUETTES MAROQUIN VERT ET HAVANE, FILET DORE SUR COUPES, TRANCHES MOUCHETEES. EDITION ORIGINALE RARE. PHILOSOPHE CREATEUR DE L'"DEOLOGIE", QU'IL CONCOIT COMME LA "SCIENCE DES IDEES", SON OEUVRE A INFLUENCE LES PHILOSOPHES ET ECONOMISTES DU XIX° SIECLE, NOTAMMENT THOMAS BROWN, JOHN STUART MILL, HERBERT SPENCER, TAINE ET THEODULE RIBOT, AINSI QUE STENDHAL, TOUT AUSSI BIEN QUE KARL MARX. ERREUR PARTIELLE D'EPOQUE SUR L'ETIQUETTE DE TITRE, QUELQUES PETITS DEFAUTS EXTERIEURS, DONT PETIT MANQUE DE CUIR SUR LA COIFFE INFERIEURE ET SUR LA TRANCHE DU PLAT INFERIEUR, SINON BON EXEMPLAIRE. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Plan of the West India Wet Docks Dedicated by Permission ro Geo. Hibbert Esqr. Chairman Robt. Milligan Esqr. Deputy Chairman & the Directors of the West India Dock Company by their much obliged and very humble Servant Ralph Walker. Resident Engineer.

      Published as the Act directs, by R. Walker, Blackwall, Jany. 1, 1801., [London], - Separately issued plan of the proposed West India Docks 570 by 840mm (22.5 by 33 inches). Hand-coloured engraved plan, key and title below plan, engraved view of the north side of the docks above plan. BLMC Maps 3500.(9.). The plan shows the intended docks together with the rope grounds, paths, streams, and fields that would be obliterated by the new works.The plan is dedicated to George Hibbert and Robert Milligan, two powerful West Indies merchants who lobbied Parliament in order to construct a secure dock to load and off load their cargoes. The construction of the docks was authorised by the West India Docks Act of 1799. They would be completed by 1802, with the canal to the south being finished in 1805.Ralph Walker (1749-1824) was appointed Resident Engineer to the West India Dock Company in August 1799 on a salary of £600 p.a. Together with William Jessop, the chief engineer, he was responsible for the construction of the docks. However, he would resign from his post in October of 1802, following a professional disagreement with Jessop over a structural failure at the docks.Rare. OCLC records only a single example: that of the British Library.Scale: approx 32 inches to 1 statute mile.

      [Bookseller: Daniel Crouch Rare Books LLP]
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        Odes pindaricas posthumas de Elpino Nonacriense.

      Coimbra, Na Imprensa da Universidade, 1801. - 258 pp., (1 l.). Page 6 incorrectly numbered "9". 16°, contemporary crimson morocco (very small hole to upper joint near head of spine), flat spine gilt, black morocco lettering piece, gilt letter, covers with gilt borders and elaborate gilt design on edges, inner dentelles gilt, paste-decorated endleaves, red silk ribbon place marker, all text-block edges gilt. In very fine condition. Bookplate of Joaquim Pessoa. ---- FIRST EDITION, with page 6 in its original state. Among the subjects of the odes are Vasco da Gama, André Furtado de Mendonça, João Fernandes Vieira, Dom João de Castro, Antonio Moniz Barreto, Duarte Pacheco Pereira, the Count Schaumbourg Lippe, and the Marquês de Pombal (to whom there are no less than four poems, including one on the reforms to Coimbra University). A second edition was published in London, 1820. The @Odes also were published as volumes V and VI of the author's @Poesias (Lisbon, 1807-17). Cruz e Silva developed a formidable reputation as a lyric poet and satirist. His @O Hyssope was a source of inspiration for Francisco de Mello Franco's famous burlesque poem @Reino da estupidez. Cruz e Silva based his poem on the quarrel between the bishop of Elvas, D. Lourenço de Lancastre, and the dean, D. José Carlos de Lara, which he witnessed first-hand while resident in Elvas from 1764 to 1774. As Bell recounts the tale, Cruz e Silva "was summoned to read his satire to the all-powerful [Marques de] Pombal in the presence of the infuriated bishop . the poem proved too much for the gravity of the minister, who appointed him a judge in Rio de Janeiro (1776)" (@Portuguese Literature pp. 273-4). Martins de Carvalho notes (p. 7) that many contemporaries considered @O Hyssope "muito superior" to Pope's @Rape of the Lock.Of humble origins (his father was a carpenter who abandoned the family to emigrate to Brazil, while his mother supported them working as a seamstress), Cruz e Silva (Lisbon 1731-Rio de Janeiro 1799) studied law at Coimbra. He co-founded the Arcadia Ulyssiponense in 1756 and, while serving as a military judge, developed a formidable reputation as a lyric poet and satirist. Most of Cruz e Silva's poems remained unpublished until after his death. In July 1790 Cruz e Silva was sent again to Brazil to assist in trying the leaders of the Republican conspiracy in Minas, in which Tomás António Gonzaga, Claudio Manuel da Costa, Manuel Inácio da Silva Alvarenga and other men of letters were involved, and in December 1792 he became chancellor of the Relação in Rio. Six years later he was named councillor of the Conselho Ultramarino, but did not live to return home.---- Innocêncio I, 124 (without mention of the final leaf). Pinto de Matos (1970) p. 235. OCLC: 558581122 (2 copies at the British Library); 54335284 (University of Toronto, Cambridge University); 457860156 (Bibliothèque Nationale de France); 66100980 (Universiteit Maastricht); 249489950 (Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin-Preussischer Kulturbesitz). Porbase locates four copies, in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal, Biblioteca João Paulo II-Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Biblioteca Geral da Universidade de Coimbra, and Universidade de Minho. Copac repeats the British Library and Cambridge University only. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD. PERFORMED IN THE YEARS 1785, 1786, 1787, 1788.TO WHICH ARE ADDED, A VOYAGE FROM MANILLA TO CALIFORNIA, BY DON ANTONIO MAURELLE: AND AN ABSTRACT OF THE VOYAGE AND DISCOVERIES OF THE LATE CAPT. G. VANCOUVER.

      Boston: Printed for Joseph Bumstead, 1801. - 333pp. 12mo. Contemporary calf boards, expertly rebacked in matching style, spine gilt, with gilt morocco label. Contemporary ownership signature of "Elisha Whitney Junior" on front free flyleaf. Foxing and tanning. A good plus copy. The rare first American edition of one of the most important Pacific voyages. The La Perouse account was first published in Paris in French in 1797, and in English in 1798. This is one of the earliest Pacific voyages to appear in an American edition and, published much less modestly than the French and British editions, would have been the way that the average American would have learned about La Perouse's important surveys of the Pacific coast and his descriptions of native Americans there. This is also the first American version (although only a precis) of Vancouver's voyage, first published in London in 1798. The 1781 voyage of the Spanish naval officer Francisco Antonio Mourelle (incorrectly spelled in this edition's title) went from the Philippines to the South Pacific, where he explored in the vicinity of New Guinea and the Tonga Islands, before sailing on to Mexico. Howes is inaccurate in his pagination of this edition, and the Hill copy contains a map that was added later. HILL 976. SABIN 38966. HOWES L93. FORBES 331. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 789. FERGUSON 333. KROEPELIEN 1331.

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        De l'Influence Attrivuée aux Philosophes aux Francs-Maçons et aus Illuminés sur la Revolution de France,

      J. G. Gotta, et al., Tubigen 1801 - Thin 8vo. 25pp. Contemporary half leather, spine ruled in gilt and gilt tooling, red leather lettering label, gilt, drab paper boards. Armorial bookplate. Upper portion of spine artfully replaced else a very good copy. A refutation of Augustin de Barruel's Memoires pour Servir a l'Histoire du Jacobinisme. Thatcher II, p. 70 (French Revolution). In French. Reprinted many times; brought into English as "On the Influence Attributed to Philosophers, Free-Masons, and the Illuminati, on the Revolution in France." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Map of Massachusetts proper compiled from Actual Surveys made by Order of the General Court, and under the inspection of agents of their appointment

      B. & J. Loring, [Boston 1801 - A very rare and highly important early map of Massachusetts. The revised and much improved first "official" edition of the most important early map of Massachusetts. In three key ways, this edition is a great improvement over Osgood Carleton's 1798 original which was rejected for official sanction by the government of the Commonwealth. Firstly, the coastline and coastal islands have been more correctly rendered, largely due to the incorporation of information from the charts of Joseph Des Barres. Secondly, roads and streams that had been left incomplete in the earlier map were extended. Thirdly, some of the clutter of the 1798 map, engraved by Carleton's partner, John Norman, was removed, and the map is more attractive and informative, with a cleaner and crisper appearance. The history of the creation and publication of Carleton's map is interesting. There was a movement to create a state-sponsored map of Massachusetts as early as 1791. In 1795, after a failed attempt by the Massachusetts Historical Society, Osgood Carleton and John Norman signed a contract with the Commonwealth to create a state map based on surveys submitted by every town, with the entire map to be endorsed as to its quality by the state government. The map was produced in 1798, but it failed to win approval by the General Court which criticized Norman's engraving. The government asked Norman to redraw the map, although he had already printed 400 copies and went about marketing it without the official seal of approval from the Massachusetts government. Carleton, however, began to recompile the map and the firm of Callendar and Hill was contracted to engrave it. The present version of the map was approved by the General Court in 1801, and 500 copies were ordered to be printed. The map was published by B. & J. Loring in Boston, and offered (along with a companion map of Maine, which was then a constituent part of Massachusetts) at four dollars for a set, seven dollars if mounted on cloth with rollers, and eight dollars folded into cases. This copy of the map retains the publisher's original paper label, which forcefully asserts that this 1801 version of the Carleton map of Massachusetts, approved by the General Court, is "the only accurate one ever published of this state." The map is drawn on a scale of four miles to the inch, and gives a clear delineation of the boundaries and coastline of Massachusetts, and of the borders of each town in the state. The distance of each town from Boston and from their respective county seat is given, and major roads and streams are shown. Public and private institutions, including academies, meetinghouses, courthouses, etc., are located, as are topographical features such as mountains, ponds, rivers and streams. The cartouche, smaller in size and more attractive than that in the 1798 version, is still quite large, taking up much of the lower left corner of the map. It shows an Indian standing beside trees on a shoreline, with boats in the distant waters, and casks, anchors, nets, and a globe in the foreground. Danforth, 'The First Official Maps of Maine and Massachusetts,' in Imago Mundi 35 (1983), pp. 37-57; Krieger & Cobb, Mapping Boston, p. 52; Phillips, A List of Maps of America , p. 400; Ristow, American Maps and Mapmakers , pp. 89-92. Copper-engraved map, with original outline colour, folded and mounted on linen. Publisher's paper label to verso, in good condition apart from some slight browning. Modern cloth chemise, within a morocco-backed cloth slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        We are all republicans: we are all federalists" ? An extremely scarce silk broadside one of the most important documents in American political history: Thomas Jefferson's first Inaugural address<br>

      Broadside, The Inaugural Speech of Thomas Jefferson. WASHINGTON-CITY, MARCH 4th, 1801?"THIS DAY, AT XII O'CLOCK, THOMAS JEFFERSON President Elect of the United States of America, TOOK THE OATH OF OFFICE REQUIRED BY THE CONSTITUTION, IN THE SENATE CHAMBER, IN THE PRESENCE OF THE SENATE, THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, THE PUBLIC OFFICERS, AND A LARGE CONCOURSE OF CITIZENS PREVIOUSLY TO WHICH, HE DELIVERED THE FOLLOIWNG ADDRESS... Signed in print, "Thomas Jefferson," 16.5" x 21.5", on silk backed with linen, ([Boston]: Chronicle Press, by Adams and Rhoades, Court Street [1801]). Moderate toning and dampstains with a few soiled spots, fabric somewhat warped due to previous mounting (note the original tack holes at margins), a few minor marginal tears and losses not affecting text, backed with linen for preservation. The presidential election of 1800 marked the first peaceful transition of power under the 1787 Constitution. In light of the divisive nature of this v

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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 Undertaken by His Majesty's Command, Principally with a View to Ascertain the Existence of Any Navigable Communication Between the North Pacific and North Atlantic Oceans and Performed in the Years 1790,1791, 1792, 1793, 1794 and 1795, in the Discovery Sloop of War, and Armed Tender Chatham

      Printed for John Stockdale, London - 1801, 1st Octavo edition. () Very good. 410; 418; 435; 417; 454; 412; (2). Octavo (14 X 21 cm.) 6 volumes. Bound in 19th century half calf and paper covered boards. All of the board edges have been reinforced with vellum when the binding was done. Volume one has been rebacked to match the rest of the set. Red leather labels. The contents are generally clean with some general soiling throughout. The plates have moderate foxing mainly to the edges. External joints a bit tender on the odd volume but not really a problem. A New edition, with Corrections. Seventeen folding plates and two folding maps with the large folding map housed in a custom slip case to match the rest of the set. The large folding maps has been backed with linen at an early date. The back of the linen has been heavily stained but the front image is good. Hill p.304. One of the most important voyages made in the interests of geographical knowledge. Vancouver who had been with Cook on his second and third voyages, was made commander of an expedition to reclaim Britain's rights after the Nootka convention. Sailing by way of Cape of Good Hope, Vancouver made his way 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, settled formalities with the Spanish at Nootka, investigated the Strait of Juan de Fuca, discovered the Strait of Georgia, circumnavigated Vancouver Island, and disproved the existence of any passage between the Pacific and Hudson Bay. The work would be completed by his brother John, assisted by Captain Peter Puget, George having died before the narrative was finished. Bookplate of R. Pilkington on the front paste down of each volume. This second edition like the first has become very scarce and has disappeared from the market. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire politique et philosophique de la revolution de l'Amerique Septentrionale.

      Paris, Chez Favre, An IX [1801]. - (4 ll.), viii, 458 pp., (1 l. advertisement). 8°, contemporary straight-grained crimson morocco (only the slightest binding wear); elaborately gilt-paneled back with label and eight narrow horizontal strips in green morocco; wide intricate gilt-tolled dentelle border on both covers, consisting of acorns, vessels and geometric ornaments; wide inner dentelles elaborately gilt; doublures and flyleaves of green moiré silk with gilt border and Roman fasces in bundles in corners; all edges gilt. Light foxing on first few leaves. Very fine condition, in a superb binding. Publisher's verification signature ("Favre") on second preliminary leaf. ---- Exceptional copy in a magnificent contemporary binding. This is a good French history of the American Revolution: it covers major battles and events, and contrasts its goals and achievements with those of the French Revolution. The book is dedicated to Napoleon as First Consul, who is compared to George Washington. This is the only edition listed by Howes or Sabin, though the work originally appeared in 1796.---- Howes C313. Sabin 12166. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT, SIGNED, BY AUGUSTE CHOUTEAU, ONE OF THE FOUNDERS OF ST. LOUIS, AND SIGNED CLERICALLY BY MOSES AUSTIN, REAL ESTATE SPECULATOR AND INITIAL FOUNDER OF THE AUSTIN COLONY IN TEXAS, CONCERNING FUNDS OWED TO HIS BROTHER, STEPHEN AUSTIN].

      New Orleans & St. Louis. /1805. 1801 - [3]pp. in French, [1]p. blank. Folio. Old folds. Small legal certificate, mentioned in text, affixed to recto of first leaf. Old ink stain on all three pages of text, obliterating a few words, with some loss of paper due to lead corrosion. Still, in very good condition. In a cloth clamshell case, leather label. A document written in New Orleans in 1801, while Louisiana was still under French control, concerning a petition made by Moses Austin to the supreme tribunal in New Orleans. The court was overseen by Nicolas Marie Vidal, lieutenant governor of the region, who served as the French government's representative overseeing the case. The petition concerns funds owed to Moses Austin's brother, Stephen, who received a bill of exchange from Pascal Detchemindy in June 1797 in Philadelphia. The funds were never repaid, although legal requests were submitted in Philadelphia, and then in the St. Genevieve district, where both Stephen Austin and Detchemindy were residents. The unresolved case was then directed to be reviewed by Vida, who decided that Detchemindy's objections to repaying Stephen Austin were unfounded, and ordered that restitution of funds be made immediately. Dated June 1, 1801, the decree by Vidal ordered that the payments be delivered in the city of New Orleans. Two additional legal statements in the document were signed in St. Louis four years later. This includes Auguste Chouteau's statement, signed as a judge in the district, in which he mentions the small stamp affixed to the bottom of the page which serves as a certificate of authenticity. The document also includes a statement signed in St. Louis on May 27, 1805, certifying [here in English translation] "that the translation done herewith for a petition presented by Mr. Austin to the supreme tribunal of New Orleans because of his lordship Don Nicolas Vidal's decree dated June 1, 1801, against Sr. Pascal Detchemindy of St. Genevieve, is as much conforms to the original that my knowledge of the Spanish language has allowed me." The Spanish translation is not included in the present document, but serves as a reminder of the various official languages and cultures present on the United States frontier at the beginning of the 19th century. Both Chouteau and Austin were active agents in the developing frontier and economy in the early history of the United States. Auguste Chouteau, born in New Orleans in 1749, was raised by his stepfather, Pierre Laclede, and his mother, Marie Therese Chouteau. He accompanied Laclede to the Illinois country in 1763 and the following year oversaw the initial stages of building and developing St. Louis. The founding occurred when the settlement was beginning to serve as the gateway to American, French, and Spanish commercial activity with Indians in the trans- Mississippi West. He became deeply involved in the fur trade there, and positive relations with the Osage allowed him to develop the business considerably; from 1794 to 1802 he held a monopoly on the Osage trade. Chouteau prospered as the village grew into a commercial hub, both under Spanish rule in the late 18th century and U.S. control beginning in 1804. Diversifying into banking and real estate as the fur trade declined, Chouteau was both a business and social leader in St. Louis. He was the first chairman of the board of trustees upon the town's incorporation in 1809. Moses Austin, with his brother, Stephen, gained control of Virginia's richest lead deposit circa 1790. Experienced miners and smelters from England were recruited to improve the operation, resulting in the founding of the American lead industry. He established Austinville at the lead mines in 1792. Looking westward to finance his enterprise further, he investigated rumored lead deposits in Spanish Upper Louisiana, and in 1798 he established the first Anglo- American settlement in Missouri. Austin continued to aggressively expand his wealth. "Using the efficient reverberatory furnace, the design of which he had

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        Voyage a la Côte Occidentale d'Afrique Fait dans les années 1786 et 1787; Contenant la description des moeurs, usages, lois, gouvernement et commerce des Etats du Congo, fréquentés par les Européens, et un précis de la traite des noirs, ainsi .

      Dentu, Paris 1801 - . qu'elle avait lieu avant la Révolution française; Suivi d'un Voyage fait au cap de Bonne-Espérance, contenant la description militaire de cette colonie. _ Full contemporary sprinkled calf, 8vo., 2 volumes. Volume 1: pp.1, (1), 32, xxvi, 226 and volume 2: pp. 320, 12 (ads). Marbled endpapers, spines richly gilt tooled and ruled in compartments, with red and green title labels in respectively the second and fourth compartments. Volume 1 contains a folding map, 4 folding plates and 3 large folding plates. Volume 2 contains a large folding plate, a folding plan of the castle of Good Hope and a very large folding plan of the Cape. Light rubbing to extremities, light foxing in the margins only of a few plates, some very short, closed tears in the inner margins of some plates, but overall a very nice, clean set. Chadenat 6253, Gay 3014 and 3075, Joucla p. 84, Mendelssohn I, p. 431-2. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Voyage dans la partie méridionale de l&#146;Afrique ; fait dans les années 1797 et 1798. Contenant des observations sur la géologie, la géographie, l&#146;histoire naturelle de ce continent, et une esquisse du caractère physique et moral des diverses races (.)

      Paris, Dentu, An IX. - 1801 - XVI-403 pp./(2)-326 pp.-(1)-1 pl. h.-t.-1 tableau h.-t. repl.-1 gde carte h.-t. repl. in-fine, pleine basane granitée, roulette or d&#146;encadrement sur les plats, dos lisse très joliment orné, p. de titre et de tomaison en maroquin vert, tranches jaunes, rel. de l&#146;époque, très bel exemplaire. Gay, 2996. Mendelssohn I, p. 87 (pour l&#146;édition originale anglaise). Édition originale de la traduction française. FIRST FRENCH EDITION. VERY NICE COPY. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The life and exploits of the Ingenious don Quixote de la Mancha. Translated from the original Spanish by Charles Jarvis. Embellished with new engravings

      Printed for William Miller, London 1801 - 4 vols. I: CXLV p. inc. port., retrato del autor, 371 p., 4 láminas a toda plana y 1 mapa plegado. II: IX-412 p. inc. port., 5 láminas. III: XVI-391 p. inc. port., 4 láminas. IV: XII-440 p. inc. port., 5 h. sin num. 6 láminas. Encuadernación inglesa de época en plena piel, lomos lisos, con hierros dorados y doble tejuelo verde, cantos también dorados (algo abierta por los cajos, especialmente tomos I y III donde esta casi desprendido). Algunas manchas de oxidación. Rius: "Después del gran número de malas ediciones que durante casi medio siglo venían sucediéndose, fue muy bien recibida la presente, que a una excelente ejecución tipohgráfica con tipos claros y de buen cuerpo, reune cuidadosa corrección del texto. Reálzanla ocho láminas de Sothard de muy buena composición, cuatro de Jones, Banks, Thuston y Shelly, y ocho copiadas de la edición grande de la Academia Española; en conjunto 20 grabados al cobre por Byrne, Neagle, Heath, Smith, Collyer, Armstrong, Thomson y Milton". Suñé: "Bella edición impresa en excelente papel con tipos claros y de buen cuerpo."

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        The Life and Exploits of the Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote de la Mancha (in four volumes)

      London; William Miller, 1801 - Hardcover, plain turquoise paper covered publisher's boards, 8vo, untrimmed pages, 19 engraved plates throughout and an engraved portait frontis (Thomas Stothard (7), Jones (1), Banks (1), John Thurston (1), Samuel Shelley (1) and nine unsigned/unattributed) and a foldout map. A revised and corrected edition of the original Jarvis translation, this four volume set includes a life of Cervantes and a chronological plan of Don Quixote at the start of volume one. Pagination is: Vol 1 - cxlv, 371pp; Vol II - ix, 412pp; Vol III - xvi, 391pp; Vol IV - xii, 440pp, plus 7pp publisher's catalogue. The four volumes are complete, with all the plates and the map present. The pages surfaces are clean and unfoxed, the untrimmed edges have accumulated a certain amount of dirt over time. The rough weave endpapers have two sets of previous owners' names - an earlier copperplate pen name and a more recent copperplate stamp. The first volume is inscribed "From the Editor With his best Regards", but although there is a preface from the editor there is no attribution and we have been unable to discover who this was. The set is bound in plain publisher's boards which we believe would probably have been replaced with a binding of the original buyer's choice. The binding is solid in all volumes but the boards and spines are in varying degrees of health. Volume I - both boards are worn to all outer edges and the corners frayed, the rear board is loosening and the spine is missing. Volume II - all edges worn, corners frayed, bottom third of the spine is missing and the remainder is connected at the rear hinge only. Volume III - all edges worn, corners frayed, bottom 2 inches of spine missing but remainder attached both sides. Volume IV - has been rebacked and repaired, the board edges resealed and the corners rebuilt, with the remains of the original spine paper pasted down to the matched rebacking. Quite nicely done. The first three volumes could be repaired to match the fourth, or all could be leather bound to make a very handsome and worthwhile set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        AN INQUIRY INTO THE STRUCTURE & ANIMAL OECONOMY OF THE HORSE. Comprehending the diseases to which his limbs and feet are subject, with proper directions for shoeing, and pointing out a method for ascertaining his age until his twelfth year. To which is added, an attempt to explain the laws of his progressive motion, on mechanical and anatomical principles

      Printed for the Author. Birmingham. 1801. FIRST EDITION. 4to. (10.5 x 8.6 inches). Illustrated with 18 fine copper engravings by the author, including five fold out. Fifteen of the plates have a page of descriptive text opposite. A crisp, wide-margined copy bound in recent full brown morocco binding. Spine with raised bands, gilt. Double ruled gilt border on boards. Marbled endpapers. Some offsetting from the plates, reproducing a mirror image on the opposite page, otherwise a lovely bright and clean copy of this uncommon work. Lawrence, a Veterinary Surgeon based in Birmingham, disagreed with the conventional theory of the time and accurately describes the way Horses gallop. He was proved right when the advent of stop frame photography allowed the motion to be recorded for the first time. -- Loosely inserted, but unconnected with the book, is a folding copper engraved page from Hall's encyclopaedia, undated but circa 1790's, showing three images of the anatomy of the Horse.

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        TALES OF WONDER

      London: Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. Cleveland-Row, for the Author ...,. 1801. Large octavo, two volumes: pp. [1-4] [1] 2-236; [1-4] 237-482 [483: ads] [484: blank],. original drab boards with cloth shelf backs, leather labels on spine panels, all edges untrimmed.. Private owner&#39;s bookplates affixed to front paste-downs. Both volumes. have been professionally rebacked with original cloth spines. preserved (both with slight loss at head and tail), boards are worn. at extremities, especially corners, occasional light foxing to text. block; nevertheless, still a very attractive copy. Uncommon in. original boards. (#30156). First edition, large paper issue. "The first known published and single most important horror verse anthology in English. Volume one contains 32 poems by Matthew Lewis, Walter Scott, John Leyden, and others. Volume two contains 28 standard poems by Ben Johnson, Dryden, Burns, Glover, Mallet, Ransay, Dr. Harrington, and Gray. Tales of Wonder was a decisive, if not always admitted, influence on the Romantics and is the seminal horror poetry volume in English. In its day the lavish, high-priced set was jeered at as &#39;Tales of Plunder&#39; -- alluding also to the sometimes careless &#39;translations&#39; in volume one and the padding with commonplace ballads in volume two. Yet the very venom of the attacks -- and of the scathing parodies -- plus the many reprints and new editions, suggest that TALES OF WONDER was a vital, popular collection." - Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 6- 32. "Although poetry may be the genre for which Lewis is now least remembered, he was a poet of some prominence in his day, eminent in the cult of the ballad and said to have influenced Scott, James Hogg, and others." - Bleiler (ed), Supernatural Fiction Writers: Fantasy and Horror, p. 158. "Lewis&#39;s ballads are all imbued with a queer mixture of German and Scottish diablerie. They combine wild imagery with real pathos, linking the absurd with the wonderful, the horrific with the sublime ... His poems are now almost forgotten, but prominent Romantics fell under his spell." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 264-6. Summers, A Gothic Bibliography, pp. 525-27; 529. Bleiler (1948), p. 181. NCBEL III 743.

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        Kst.- Karte, n. I.C.M. Reinecke b. Geogr. Inst. Weimar, "General-Charte von Australien. Nach den neuesten Entdeckungs-Reisen und astronomischen Bestimmungen neu entworfen und gezeichnet .. 1801".

      . mit altem Grenzkolorit,, dat. 1801, 45 x 60,5. 1. Ausgabe in der ersten Fassung ?. - Zeigt auch den pazifischen Raum. Im Norden Japan, im Osten die Sandwich Inseln. Tasmanien ist nicht mehr mit Australien verbunden.

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        Hudibras. (In Three Parts in Two Volumes)

      London. Published for Vernor and Hood; Otridge and Son; J.Cuthell; R.Faulder; Lackington Allen and Co; J.Walker; R.Lea; Ogilvy and Son; and J.Nunn 1801 - 1801, VG. HB. Original mottled tan calf boards with fine patina, vertical spines with 4 decorated sections, Greek key patterned gilt, and two sections in original black calf, one containing vertical title in gilt, the other containing the volume number in gilt within a gilt circle. Covers of both volumes in good condition, with edge wear commensurate with age. Vol. l. End papers clean, no inscription, age browned at edges. 15cm x 22.5cm tall. 436pp. WH. Incl. Index. Frontis. Plate with oval etching of Samuel Butler, by Sir.P.Lely, published 3rd April 1799, foxed mainly around edges and on back. Title page, reads ' Hudibras in Three Parts, written in the Time of the Late Wars by Samuel Bultler, Esq. with Large Annotations and a Preface by Zachary Grey, LL.D. in Two Volumes, Vol.1. Decorated with etching of a beehive, roses and foliage, with the word Associated on the beehive stand', lightly foxed and age browned. Illus. 8 Plate etchings by Wm.Hogarth, published in 1798. Exquisite head and tail piece etchings are by C. Nesbit. The sections of Vol.l are, To the Reader; The Author's Life; Preface (which was originally written and dated 1744); and Part 1 of Hudibras. Pages foxed mainly to margins, some pages are age browned, mainly those close to the plates, the backs of which are foxed. Pages 313-329 have slight watermark in head margin. Vol.2. Description generally as for Vol.l., with the following exceptions. Front hinge has been strengthened. 446pp. WH. plus unpaginated Index and 3 pages of book adverts. Frontis. b/w etching showing 2 men standing by an obelisk with a telescope suspended from the top of the obelisk by a rope, through which one of the men is peering. Illus. 8 plate etchings, numbered 9-16, No.15 is a larger fold-out etching. Volume 2. contains Parts II and III. Part II ends with an Heroical Epistle to Sidrophel. Part III concludes with An Heroical Epistle of Hudibras to His Lady, and The Lady's Answer to the Knight. This is followed by the unpaginated Index to the Second Volume, and 3 pages of book adverts. Hudibras is an epic satirical and historical poem, based upon real people of the time. It is believed that the Knight Hudibras portrays Sir. Samuel Luke, Presbyterian Committee-man and Justice of the Peace. This epic poem in three parts tells the story of the Knight, his unrequited love for a Lady, and his disagreements with his Squire. Hudibras is an undisputable original of sublime wit and pungent satire on the hypocracy, wickedness, and corruption within both the state and the church. The poet Samuel Butler displays the noblest of thought in a way which is both humorous and comical. When it was first published it soon became the chief entertainment of King Charles II and his Court, and was highly esteemed by the Earl of Rochester, one of the greatest wits in that reign. It continues to be an entertainment to all who have a taste for the most refined ridicule and satire. Tight copy, in remarkably good condition for a set that is over 200 years old. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Painting of a Spaniel

      1801 - Henry Bernard Chalon (1771-1849) 1801 Oil on canvas Signed and dated "H.B. Chalon 1801" lower right 19" x 23 ½"; 24" x 27 ½" framed Henry Bernard Chalon, the son of a Dutch etcher and musician, was born in London in 1771. He studied painting at the Royal Academy, and by the age of 22 was a regular exhibitor at the Academy. A prolific painter at a young age, Chalon was made Animal Painter to the Duchess of York in 1795. Later Chalon was named as the official Animal Painter to the Prince Regent and William IV. In 1827 he collaborated with his brother-in-law, William Ward, on a series of horse racing illustrations for Sporting Magazine. Chalon is best known for his portraits of horses, dogs and cattle and was well patronized throughout his career. Many of Chalon's paintings are of animals that belonged to various members of the royal family. This portrait of a spaniel was likely painted for the Duchess of York, Princess Frederica Charlotte Ulrica (1764-1820), a dedicated dog lover, while Chalon was under her patronage. Chalon was known for his attention to detail and the anatomical correctness of his animals, which can clearly be seen in this charming work.

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        A New Universal Atlas, exhibiting all the empires, kingdoms, states, republics, &c. &c. in the whole world. being a complete collection of the most approved maps extant.including all the tracks and new discoveries of the British circumnavigators Biron [sic], Wallis, Carteret, Captain James Cook, Vancouver, Perouse, &c. &c. The fifth edition

      Printed and Published by Robert Laurie and James Whittle, London 1801 - Contemporary tree calf, covers with roll-tool border in gilt, the flat spine divided into seven compartments by gilt fillets and roll-tools, blue morocco lettering-piece in the second, the other compartments with repeat neo-classical decoration of a single centrally-placed tool, marbled endpapers A very fine copy of the fifth edition of this important atlas of the world, including a newly revised chart of world and nine other maps that were not available in the early editions of this spectacular work Eight editions of this work were issued on an almost annual basis from 1796 until 1807. The publishers constantly changed and improved the atlas in an effort to outdo not only their competitors, but also to improve on the previous edition. Maps were added (the first edition included only 66 map sheets), maps were replaced (the present work includes two maps dated 1800, including 'A New Chart of the World' dated 25 November 1800), and maps were updated (eight maps are dated 1799). The scale of some of the maps is truly spectacular: this atlas contains 15 maps that if joined would form large scale wall maps: 'Asia and its Islands' (on three folding sheets, ranging from the Arctic regions in the north, down through Russia, Indonesia and Australia) would measure approximately 56 x 46 inches if assembled. The remaining maps on two folding sheets would all be approximately 40 x 46 inches if joined: these include three maps of American interest: 'A new map of the whole continent of America'; 'A new map of North America, with the West India Islands'; and 'A map of South America'. The remaining areas that are covered by large scale maps are 'A general map of the World'; England & Wales; Scotland; Ireland; the Netherlands; Germany; Hindoostan; Bengal, Bahar, etc; Delhi, Agrah, Oude and Allahabad. This atlas was originally created by Thomas Kitchin. Sayer and Bennett had published the work in 1773, and Laurie and Whittle took over the Sayer business in 1794. They subsequently enlarged the work, adding maps and changing the name from the General Atlas to A New Universal Atlas . The maps are based on the work of a variety of mapmakers and surveyors: Thomas Kitchin, Thomas Jefferys, John Rocque, Robert Campbell, John Armstrong, John Roberts, L. S. d'Arcy Delarochette, James Rennell, Andrew Dury, Thomas Pownall and Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville. Also included is the information gathered as a result of the important Pacific voyages of Captain James Cook, George Vancouver, and Jean Francois Galaup de La Perouse. Phillips Atlases 3534. (21 1/8 x 15 1/4 inches). Mounted on guards throughout, letterpress title (verso blank) and 1p. index (verso blank), otherwise engraved throughout. 59 engraved maps on seventy-five mapsheets, all hand-coloured in outline (1 map on 3 folding sheets; 14 on 2 folding sheets; 9 on single folding sheets; 34 on single double-page sheets; 1 on a one-page sheet). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A NEW UNIVERSAL ATLAS, EXHIBITING ALL THE EMPIRES, KINGDOMS, STATES, REPUBLICS, &c. &c. IN THE WHOLE WORLD. BEING A COMPLETE COLLECTION OF THE MOST APPROVED MAPS EXTANT.INCLUDING ALL THE TRACKS AND NEW DISCOVERIES OF THE BRITISH CIRCUMNAVIGATORS BIRON [sic], WALLIS, CARTERET, CAPTAIN JAMES COOK, VANCOUVER, PEROUSE, &c. &c. The Fifth Edition.

      London: Printed and Published by Robert Laurie and James Whittle, 1801. - Mounted on guards throughout, letterpress title (verso blank) and 1p. index (verso blank), otherwise engraved throughout. Fifty-nine engraved maps on seventy-five map sheets, all handcolored in outline (one map on three folding sheets; fourteen on two folding sheets; nine on single folding sheets; thirty-four on single double-page sheets; one on a one- page sheet). Thick folio. Contemporary tree calf, covers with roll- tool border in gilt, the flat spine divided into seven compartments by gilt fillets and roll-tools, blue morocco label in the second, the other compartments with repeat neo-classical decoration of a single centrally- placed tool, marbled endpapers. Fine. A very fine copy of the fifth edition of this important atlas of the world, including a newly revised chart of world and nine other maps that were not available in the early editions of this spectacular work. Eight editions of this work were issued on an almost annual basis from 1796 through until 1807. The publishers constantly changed and improved the atlas in an effort to outdo not only their competitors, but also to improve on the previous edition. Maps were added (the first edition included only sixty-six map sheets), maps were replaced (the present work includes two maps dated 1800, including "A New Chart of the World" dated Nov. 25, 1800), and maps were updated (eight maps are dated 1799). The scale of some of the maps is truly spectacular: this atlas contains fifteen maps that if joined would form large-scale wall maps. "Asia and its Islands" (on three folding sheets, ranging from the Arctic regions in the north, down through Russia, Indonesia and Australia) would measure approximately 56 x 46 inches if assembled. The remaining maps on two folding sheets would all be approximately 40 x 46 inches if joined, including three maps of American interest: "A new map of the whole continent of America"; "A new map of North America, with the West India Islands"; and "A map of South America." The remaining areas that are covered by large-scale maps are "A general map of the World"; England and Wales; Scotland; Ireland; the Netherlands; Germany; Hindoostan; Bengal, Bahar, etc.; Delhi, Agrah, Oude, and Allahabad. This atlas was originally created by Thomas Kitchin. Sayer and Bennett had published the work in 1773, and Laurie and Whittle took over the Sayer business in 1794. They subsequently enlarged the work, adding maps and changing the name from the GENERAL ATLAS to A NEW UNIVERSAL ATLAS. The maps are based on the work of a variety of mapmakers and surveyors: Thomas Kitchin, Thomas Jefferys, John Rocque, Robert Campbell, John Armstrong, John Roberts, L.S. d'Arcy Delarochette, James Rennell, Andrew Dury, Thomas Pownall, and Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville. Also included is the information gathered as a result of the important Pacific voyages of Captain James Cook, George Vancouver, and Jean François Galaup de La Pérouse. PHILLIPS ATLASES 3534.

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        Voyages From Montreal, On The River St. Laurence, Through the Continent of North-America, To The Frozen And Pacific Oceans; In the Years 1789 and 1793

      London: Printed for T.Cadell and W.Davies., 1801., 1801. 4to. pp. 2 p.l., viii, cxxxii, 412, [2]errata. complete with half-title. 3 large folding engraved maps (1 coloured in outline). engraved frontis. portrait. Uncut in original bds. (spine repaired, new spine label, half-title, title & dedication leaves washed, large folding map of America washed, backed & reguarded, title foxed & browned & with long tear repaired affecting a few letters, some scattered foxing & light browning throughout). First Edition of "the earliest expedition made by a white man in this direction. His investigations, although pursued at so early a period of Arctic exploration, were remarkable for their accuracy; Sir John Franklin more than once expressed his surprise at being able to corroborate their correctness in his own explorations. Some Indian vocabularies are included.". (Sabin) Mackenzie&#39;s journals recount his two expeditions undertaken on behalf of the North West Company in its attempt to break the Hudson&#39;s Bay Company monopoly of the fur trade. The first expedition, in 1789, from Fort Chipewyan on Lake Athabaska down what is now known as the Mackenzie River to the Arctic constitutes the first trip to the Arctic from the Canadian prairies; the second, in 1792-93, from Fort Chipewyan over the Rocky Mountains by the Peace and Fraser Rivers to the Pacific, is distinguished as the first overland expedition to reach the Pacific, north of Mexico. The maps are the earliest done of certain parts of Canada. Also included is a lengthy account of the development of the fur trade in the North West, generally attributed to the author&#39;s cousin, Roderick Mackenzie. Bell M20. Hill pp. 187-88. Howes M-133. Lande 1317. Morgan p. 240. Peel 25. Sabin 43714. Smith 6382. Strathern 343. Streeter VI 3653. TPL 658. Vlach 511. Wagner-Camp 1. Winsor VIII p. 34.. 1st Edition.

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        Oeuvres Chirurgicales, ou Expose de la Pratique de P. J. Desault, Chirurgien en chef du Grand Hospice d'Humanite de Paris, par Xav. Bichat, son eleve, Medicin adjoint du meme Hospice. Nouvelle Edition, corrigee et augmentee. Avec Figures. Tome premier et seconde (complete).

      Mequignon l'aine, librairie,, Paris, 1801 - Paris, Mequignon l'aine, librairie, 1801 8°. 20,5 cm. XVI, 444 und XII, 592 Seiten. Pappbände der Zeit, gebunden mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf Lederschildchen. Neue, korrigierte und erweiterte Ausgabe. Französischsprachige Ausgabe. Mit 10 Kupferstichen und einem Frontispiz. Einbände berieben und bestoßen, ansonsten gute, frische Exemplare. New, enlarged and revised edition. French language edition. With 10 copper engravings and one frontispice. Contemporary hardcover with gilt lettering on spine. Cover rubbed and bumped, otherwise fine condition. Pierre-Joseph Desault geboren 1738, in Magny-Vernois, gestorben 1795 in Paris, bedeutender französischer Chirurg (Desault-Verband bei Schlüsselbein-Brüchen). Marie François Xavier Bichat geboren 1771 in Thoirette; gestorben 1802 in Paris, französischer Anatom sowie Physiologe. Er gilt als Begründer der Histologie. Sprache: Französisch Pappbände der Zeit, gebunden mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf Lederschildchen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        General Washington. Late president of the United States.

      John Fairburn, London 1801 - Engraving. Sheet size: 6.10 x 5". Inventory#: p454pmat.

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        Obelisk an die Gränzscheide des achtzehnten und neunzehnten Jahrhunderts. Eine Lapidarschrift.

      Berlin, in der königl. preuss. akadem. Kunst- und Buchhandlung 1801 - Titel, 220 S., 1 Bl. Lederband der Zeit mit farbigem Rückenschild und reicher Rückenvergoldung. Erste Ausgabe. - Goedeke VII,410,13 - Kaldewey VII,87: "Jenisch, der bei Kant studierte u. sich mit 38 Jahren das Leben nahm, gehört zu den wenigen bedeutenden dt. Satirikern des ausgehenden 18. Jhs. Seine ungewöhnliche Intelligenz, sein eigenständiges Urteil u. die verwirrenden Hoffnungslosigkeit in seinen Schriften unterscheiden ihn von anderen. - Vorliegender Band bringt zuerst eine Geschichte des 18. Jhs. bis hin zur frz. Revolution u. Napoleon in Versen. Dann folgt das 'Basrelief auf den Obelisk' eine Aphorismensammlung über I.: Regenten, Feldherrn, Staatsmänner, Günstlinge, Revolutionairs . 2: Schriftsteller, Künstler . Etwa zu LICHTENBERG Natur- u. Menschensitten durchschaute er mit gleichem Scharfblick. GOETHE Unter allen Dichtern neuer Zeit der antikeste. WIELAND Des verfeinertsten Jahrhunderts verfeinertster Dichter. KANT Der Spitzfindigkeiten der Natur scharfsinniger Erklärer." - Gelenke und Ecken teilweise fachgerecht alt restauriert, Einband leicht gewellt, zwei Stempel auf dem Titel, teilweise etwas stärker gebräunt bzw. fleckig, die letzten Bll. mit Wasserfleck im oberen weißen Rand. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Military Antiquities Respecting a History of the English Army from the Conquest to the Present Time. A New Edition with Material Additions and Improvements. Bound with A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons

      T. Egerton; G.Kearsley, Whitehall; Fleet Street, London 1801 - 2 Volumes. pp viii, 412; 372 plus plates plus Index. Engraved frontis and vignette title page to each volume and to the Treatise. 134 full-page plates. Light foxing to end ten pps of each volume otherwise contents clean, bright and unmarked. Newly rebound in full leather (medium tan calf). Whipstitched with new endpapers (British Library specification wove paper for 1800) sewn in. Original headbands retained. Raised bands to spine creating six panels, gilt-lined. Gilt labels. Simple blind tooling to boards. A fine, robust set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      T. Egerton, London 1801 - 2 vols in original full-leather with raised bands, gilt dec & marbled e.p's/fore-edges. Spines & corners worn/sl.bumped. & inner hinges reinforced neatly with leather strips but both bindings remain tight. Images available [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MILITARY ANTIQUITIES respecting A History of the English Army, from the Conquest to the Presnt Time .. A new Edition with material additions & improvements. [With] A TREATISE ON ANCIENT ARMOUR AND WEAPONS, Illustrated by Plates taken from the Original Armour ijn the Tower of London

      London: T. Egerton & G. Kearsley 2nd edition with many more plates than the first + additional SUPPLEMENT bound in, 1801. Hardcover. Good. Frontispieces (3) + 3 Pictorial Titlepages + 138 plates this includes 61 extra plates to the Supplement by N.C. Goodnight, J. Newton, and others. Two Volumes Quarto wide gilt marbled roan (covers off & corners worn poor condition of once fine binding worth restoration or rebind) vi +[ii] contents & list of cuts +412pp +232pp +[*229-*234] +233-372pp +61 plates +[17]pp index. First 2 leaves of each volume are browned or foxed else clean, crisp and tight. *The TREATISE ON ANCIENT ARMOUR in Vol. II p.241-367 has separate title page but continuous pagination. Many fine engraved plates of military scenes, uniforms and weaponry.

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        Neue Deutsche Sprachlehre besonders zum Gebrauch in Schulen eingerichtet., Mit einer Vorrede von dem Herrn Oberkonsistorial-Rath und Probst Dr. Teller. Erster oder Theoretischer Theil; zweiter oder praktischer Theil; dritter Theil.

      Leipzig bei Gerhard Fleischer dem Jüngeren., [1801]. - [1 nn Bl.] XXIV, 270 S.; XIV, [1 nn Bl.] 352 S.; XIV, [1 nn Bl.] 164 S. [1 nn S.] Erste Ausgabe der wichtigen und umfangreichen deutschen Sprachlehre. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 750 8° Pappband der Zeit mit Buntpapierbezug. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Essais de Montaigne, Edition nouvelle, où se trouvent ses Lettres et le Discours de La Boétie sur la servitude volontaire, ou le Contr'un, avec les Notes de Coste

      Chez Louis, Libraire, Paris 1801 - Près de 300 pages par volume, 16 volumes, complet. Avec le frontispice. Dos fragile, exemplaire en couverture d'attente. Dernière édition avec les notes de Coste. In-12 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        On the Worship and Love of God; translated from the original Latin.

      Printed at the Aurora Press by J. Hodson 1801 - toned and dust-soiled, some corners creased, pp. [ii], iv, [3]-251, [1],[bound with:]Swedenborg (Emanuel) A Treatise on the Nature of Influx: or, of the intercourse between the soul and body, which is supposed to be either by physical influx, or by spiritual influx, or by pre-established harmony. The third edition. Printed and sold by R. Hindmarsh, 1788, browned and dust-soiled, short womtrail deep in gutter, pp. [iv], xlviii, 111, [5], 12mo, modern quarter calf, marbled boards, green morocco lettering piece, sound Two rare translations of Swedenborg bound together. The first work COPAC locates in the BL only. The second work ESTC locates in Bodley, Academy of the New Church, and Harvard only, with COPAC adding only microfilms in NLS and York. The ESTC entry (and the ECCO scan of the Bodleian copy) do not call for a half-title in that work (present here and giving a price of 1s 6d), nor for advertisments at the end, here giving 3 pages of books &#145;Printed and sold by R. Hindmarsh, printer to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales&#146; - two pages of works in English and one in Latin, all Swedenborgian. (Hyde 470; Hyde 2542, ESTC T188152)

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        VOYAGE A LA CÔTE OCCIDENTALE D'AFRIQUE, fait dans les années 1786 et 1787 ; contenant la description des moeurs, usages, lois, gouvernement et commerce des Etats du Congo, fréquentés par les Européens, et un précis de la traite des Noirs, ainsi qu'elle avait lieu avant la Révolution française ; suivi d'un Voyage fait au cap de Bonne-Espérance, contenant la description militaire de cette colonie. [2 volumes].

      1801 - Paris, Dentu, An IX - 1801. Deux volumes in-8 (130 X 197) demi-veau fauve à petits coins, dos lisse orné de filets gras et perlés, larges fleurons dorés, pièces de titre et de tomaison veau vert lierre, la tomaison est frappée au centre d'un blason doré et orné (reliure de l'époque). Tome I : faux-titre, titre, 32 pages, XXVIII pages, 226 pages, 1 carte et 7 planches dépliantes ; Tome II : faux-titre, titre, 320 pages, 1 plan, 1 carte et 1 planche dépliante. Tache brune en marge de quelques feuillets du premier tome et en marge de deux gravures, sans gravité. ÉDITION ORIGINALE de ce témoignage de la traite des noirs par un négrier ?repenti? Cette relation renferme des détails intéressants sur les m?urs, le commerce et la navigation des indigènes. Elle est publiée en 1801, à l?époque où la traite des noirs redémarre en France. On trouve pages 156 à 162 du tome I un vocabulaire Congo. HUIT BELLES PLANCHES dépliantes dessinées par l?auteur d?après nature et gravées en taille-douce par Nicolas Courbe sur vergé fort, représentant des indigènes et des scènes de m?urs, DEUX CARTES décrivant la côte d?Angola et le Cap de Bonne Espérance et un PLAN de la citadelle du Cap de Bonne espérance. LA TRAITE DES NOIRS EN ANGOLA : à la fin du XVIIIe siècle, de nombreux négriers européens vont pratiquer la traite de Noirs sur la «côte d?Angole» qui désigne alors non seulement l?actuelle Angola, au Sud du fleuve Zaïre, mais surtout au Nord, les royaumes du Congo: le Loango, le Kacongo et le Ngoyo ou Gabinde, particulièrement productifs. Les captifs, que les Européens appellent «Congos», viennent de la périphérie de ces royaumes, sur une aire d?environ 300 km et arrivent aussi, par le fleuve, de régions plus lointaines du centre et du sud de l?Afrique. Les archives de ce trafic se recoupent avec des récits de voyages, parfois illustrés. Louis Ohier, comte de GRANDPRÉ (1761-1846), marin et voyageur français, fut tour à tour armateur et marchand, agent secret, officier, ingénieur et écrivain féru de botanique. Après avoir mené une vie aventureuse sous la Révolution, il fait le récit de son expérience de négrier dans un manuel de traite spécifique pour cette partie de la côte occidentale d?Afrique. Il dénonce dans cet ouvrage les abus de la traite des Noirs à laquelle il participa lors de son voyage, et propose de la supprimer et de la remplacer par des établissements où l'on pourrait importer et cultiver toutes les productions coloniales. Il tente ensuite de disculper les indigènes de l'accusation d'anthropophagie, laquelle, selon lui, n'est exercée que très rarement et seulement à titre de vengeance. BEL EXEMPLAIRE de cet ouvrage peu commun, finement relié à l'époque. (Luce-Marie Albigès, "La Traite à la «côte d'Angole», L?Histoire par l?image (1643-1945)" ? Gay, 3075 ? Chadenat, 6253, qui annonce à tort 12 planches ? "Nouvelle Biographie générale", T. XXI, p. 659 ? "Guide des sources de la traite négrière, de l'esclavage et de leurs abolitions, Direction des Archives de France, La documentation française", Paris, 2007). NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tales of Wonder

      London - W. Bulmer and Co. for the author 1801 - A first edition of this collection ofhorrorpoems and ballads, which include some of Walter Scott's earliest poems. Also with eight poems by Robert Southey, one by John Leyden and nine by Matthew Gregory Lewis. Scott's Glenfinlas, Eve of St John, and his translations of Leonara and The Wild Huntsman first appeared in these volumes. Complete in two volumes. Condition: Rebound in half-calf bindings. Externally, very smart. Internally, firmly bound. Pages have some scattered spotting throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire Naturelle du Genre Humain (2 Tomes - Complet) Histoire Naturelle du Genre Humain, Ou Recherches sur ses Principaux Fondemens Physiques et moraux ; précédées d'un Discours sur la nature des êtres organiques, et sur l'en semble de leur physiologie. On y a joint une dissertation sur le sauvage de l'Aveyron. [ édition originale ]

      Dufart 1801 - 2 vol. in-8 cartonnage bradel d'édition en couverture d'attente, De l'Imprimerie de F. Dufart, An IX [ 1801 ], 1 f. n. ch., 435 pp. ; 394 pp. et 1 f. n. ch., avec 13 planches et 2 tableaux dépliants Edition originale. Bon état (tableaux un peu abîmés en marges, mouill. marginale sur 3 pl., pièce de titre postérieure). Médecin et physiologiste français, Julien Joseph Virey défendit la doctrine du vitalisme à l'Académie de médecine, et combattit les théories de Lamarck et de Broussais. Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyage Dans La Haute Pensylvanie et Dans L'etat De New York, Par Un Membre Adoptif De La Nation Oneida. Traduit et Publie Par L'auteur Des Elttres D'un Cultivateur Americain.

      Crapelet Pour Maradan, Paris 1801 - 3 volumes. 8vo., xvii, 427; 434; 409 (1) pp. (errata). 11 engraved plates, both views and maps, of which 7 are folding (light dampstaining throughout the lower third of the textblock in the second volume, otherwise the text is clean and bright). Original blue paper wrappers (lightly worn, but still vivid and attractive, with some skilful repairs to the spine); preserved in a modern blue cloth, gilt slipcase and chemises. "HIS VERACITY MAY BE RELIED ON. AND YOU WILL BE EASILY ABLE TO SEPARATE FROM THEM HIS REFLECTIONS" (Jefferson) First edition. "No other writer has so well described the Indian great councils, or assemblies, where they deliberate on their public interests" (Sabin). A classic American narrative. After installing himself on a farm in Orange County, New York following the French and Indian War, the French-born Crevecoeur began writing about America. His "Letters of An American Farmer" became the first "best-seller" in Europe by an American, and forged an American identity in the minds of Europeans, and in a large part helped to begin the mythology of the American Dream. However, by the time he wrote the present title, dedicated to George Washington, he had been largely forgotten about, and the book was generally ignored. "This work is distinguished by its valuable details on the aboriginal tribes, and their gradual disappearance. No other writer has so well described the Indian great councils, or assemblies, where they deliberate on their public interests" (Sabin 17502). For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Kate Hunter, M.A. Oxon, in the Rare Book Department [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        VOYAGE DANS LA HAUTE PENSYLVANIE ET DANS L'ETAT DE NEW YORK PAR UN MEMBRE ADOPTIF DE LA NATION ONEIDA TRADUIT ET PUBLIE PAR L'AUTEUR DES LETTRES D'UN CULTIVATEUR AMERICAN. With: Signed - JOURNEY INTO NORTHERN PENNSYLVANIA AND THE STATE OF NEW YORK

      De L'Imprimerie de Crapelet, Chez Maradan, Paris 1801 - Crevecoeur, Michel Guillaume Jean de. .JOURNEY INTO NORTHERN PENNSYLVANIA AND THE STATE OF NEW YORK.Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 1964. Translated by Clarissa Spencer Bostelmann. Her Copy. First Edition. Tall 8vo., 619pp. An excellent copy in dustwrapper. The first complete English translation of Crevecoeur's monumental oeuvre. CSB's presentation, inscribed to her mother on the ffe: "For my Mother, / peerless inspiration / Devotedly / Clarissa / April 1964". Mrs. C. S. Bostelmann small blue address sticker at the top of the ffe with 6 lines of relevant manuscript notes at the bottom. "More than a book of travel , Journey.expresses Crevecoeur's belief in the corruption of Old World civilization and his prophecy that the American Revolution would bring harmony, abundance, and democracy. This is a book rich in early American lore." Custom TBCL Slipcase. With: Crevecoeur, Michel-Guillaume St. Jean de. VOYAGE DANS LA HAUTE PENSYLVANIE ET DANS L'ETAT DE NEW YORK PAR UN MEMBRE ADOPTIF DE LA NATION ONEIDA TRADUIT ET PUBLIE PAR L'AUTEUR DES LETTRES D'UN CULTIVATEUR AMERICAN.Paris: De L'Imprimerie de Crapelet, Chez Maradan, 1801. First Edition. Three Octavo Volumes: [xxxii], 1-427; [xiv], 434; [xii], 409, [1], pp., eleven finely engraved plates, both views and maps of which 7 are folding. A very good lightly rubbed set in solid antiquarian condition; with the text blocks clean & fresh & free of blemish. The translator, Clarissa Spencer Bostelmann's set with strong original provenance; the bookplate of Samuel W. Pennypacker [1843 - 1916 / Governor of Pennsylvania from 1903 to 1907, Americanist, President of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania] on the front pastedown of each volume. These volumes are finely printed and illustrated. Of special note are: the portrait of Washington engraved from a cameo executed by Madame Brehan in NY (1789); the powerful pictures of an Onondaga sachem and Koohassen ,an Oneida warrior; and the fine maps & plans, including a large folding map of the Southern United States, engraved by Tardieu. "Original work of this author, presented under the guise of a translation." - Howes Only his initials appear at the end of the dedication to George Washington. "This work is distinguished by its valuable details on the aboriginal tribes, and their gradual disappearance. No other writer has so well described the Indian great councils, or assemblies, where they deliberate on their public interests.". Howes C884; Sabin 17501; Brunet II, 424 Crevecoeur [1731-1813] traveled widely in America after the French & Indian War, and became a naturalized citizen in 1765. In the Revolution he chose the Loyalist side, and during the War he resided in France. During this separation from his adopted home he wrote: LETTERS FROM AN AMERICAN FARMER. "This volume was more widely read in England & Europe and had a greater influence in attracting its readers toAmerica than any other book of the period" - Vail 674. When he returned toAmerica in 1783 he found that his home had been burnt by Indians, and that his wife and children were gone. This present work was written during the difficult years of the French Revolution. It was intended to be merely a fourth volume of the "Letters From an American Farmer", but Crevecoeur eventually created an entirely new work. In its pages one discovers the final evolution of his ideas, intimate observations, and dreams aboutAmerica. It is filled with details on the gradual disappearance of the aboriginal tribes and the great Indian Councils. He also had intimate knowledge of the characters of the founding fathers. Crevecoeur was, for many years, the French Consul inNew York and enjoyed the friendship of Washington,Franklin, and other leaders. The author spent nearly 25 years inAmerica, saw Washington, in 1774, come to the first Congress fresh from his farm, witnessed his extraordinary career, and in 1797, saw him return to private life as an agriculturalist. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Voyage Dans La Haute Pensylvnie et Dans L'Etat de New York . . .

      Paris: Chez Maradan, 1801. - A study of the Indians of Pennsylvania and New York before the arrival of Europeans. Crevecoeur, who spent almost 25 years in North America, wrote Letters from an American Farmer (1782), widely considered to be one of the finest works of literature about the American Revolution. Field notes that the present work can be considered a continuation of Letters. Several of the plates are fine portraits of Indian chiefs, warriors and Indian fortifications. The frontis portrait in volume one is of George Washington, to whom the work is dedicated. Attractive book label of Odier-Chevrier on the front paste-downs. Later bookplate of Rodman Wanamaker on the front free endpapers. 3 vols, 8vo, contemporary quarter calf, marbled boards, brownleather labels, gilt rules and lettering. Seven plates (three folding), four folding maps, four folding tables. Sabin 17501; Howes C884; Field, Indian Bibliography, 388. Edges rubbed; hinges starting; a few tears in the maps at the folds; very nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyage dans la Haute Pensylvanie et dans l&#146;État de New-York, Par un Membre adoptif de la Nation Oneida. Traduit et publié par l&#146;auteur des Lettres d&#146;un Cultivateur Americain. Tome Premier. [-Second, -Troisième].

      De l&#146;Imprimerie de Crapelet. A Paris, Chez Maradan, Libraire, rue Pavée S. André-des-Arcs, nº 16. An IX &#150; 1801. 1801 - 3 vol. in-8° ( x mm.): xxxi, [i, errata], 427 p., 3 pl. h.-t. (1 dépl.), grande carte dépl.; xiii, [i, errata], 434 p., 2 cartes dépl. et 2 pl. h.-t. dépl. (Chutes de Niagara); [xii], 409, [1, errata] p., 2 plans dépl. et 4 tables dépl., au v. I, cachets sur les faux-titres et les titres, de nombreuses erreurs dans la pagination, qques traces d&#146;eau au v. I, première carte dépl. au v. II détachée mais présente, derniers feuillets du v. II un peu rongés affectant un peu la carte (petit trou, env. 12 mm. circulaires, touchant à peine la ligne supérieure), marges extérieures des premiers feuillets du v. III un peu rognés, n&#146;affectant pas le texte, série en mauvais état pourtant toujours désirable pour les planches et les cartes). Brochages de papier marbré d&#146;origine. Edition originale non rognée. Cf. Sabin: "L&#146;auteur passa presqu&#146;un quart de siècle en Amérique, vit Washington, en 1774, arriver au premier Congrès frais de sa ferme, fut témoin de sa carrière extraordinaire, et, en 1797, le vit prendre sa retraite à la vie privée d&#146;un agriculteur. Son expérience, alors, lui permet de donner beaucoup d&#146;informations et des cancans personnels qui ne se trouvent pas facilement ailleurs. Il y a aussi un beau portrait de Kesketomah, un sachem des Onondagas, et de Koohassen, un guerrier Oneida. Cet ouvrage est distingué par ses détails valables sur les tribus aborigènes, et leur disparition graduelle. Aucun autre auteur a aussi bien décrit les grands conseils ou assemblées des Indiens, où ils délibèrent sur leurs intérêts publics.". Howes (Hartley) C888 ("dd") note: "Ouvrage original de cet auteur, présentée sous le déguisement d&#146;une traduction." Crèvecoeur était un noble Français qui vint en Amérique en 1754 et servit sous Montcalm pendant la Guerre de Sept Ans. Il voyagea beaucoup dans les régions des Grands Lacs et de l'Ohio ainsi que dans les colonies Américaines, et s&#146;établit finalement sur une ferme près de la frontière en Orange County, New York. De 1783 jusqu&#146;en 1790 il était le consul français à New York. Sabin, 17501; Field, 388; T.P.L. 6801. Monaghan 503.

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        Voyages From Montreal, On The River St. Laurence, Through the Continent of North-America, To The Frozen And Pacific Oceans; In the Years 1789 and 1793.

      London: Printed for T.Cadell and W.Davies., 1801. - 4to. pp. 2 p.l., viii, cxxxii, 412, [2]errata. complete with half-title. 3 large folding engraved maps (1 coloured in outline). engraved frontis. portrait. contemporary calf, rebacked (some scraping to leather, paper lightly embrowned, some scattered foxing, 1 map with repairs to some folds with slight paper loss but no loss of image). First Edition of "the earliest expedition made by a white man in this direction. His investigations, although pursued at so early a period of Arctic exploration, were remarkable for their accuracy; Sir John Franklin more than once expressed his surprise at being able to corroborate their correctness in his own explorations. Some Indian vocabularies are included.". (Sabin) Mackenzie's journals recount his two expeditions undertaken on behalf of the North West Company in its attempt to break the Hudson's Bay Company monopoly of the fur trade. The first expedition, in 1789, from Fort Chipewyan on Lake Athabaska down what is now known as the Mackenzie River to the Arctic constitutes the first trip to the Arctic from the Canadian prairies; the second, in 1792-93, from Fort Chipewyan over the Rocky Mountains by the Peace and Fraser Rivers to the Pacific, is distinguished as the first overland expedition to reach the Pacific, north of Mexico. The maps are the earliest done of certain parts of Canada. Also included is a lengthy account of the development of the fur trade in the North West, generally attributed to the author's cousin, Roderick Mackenzie. Bell M14. Hill pp. 187-88. Howes M-133. Lande 1317. Morgan p. 240. Peel 25. Sabin 43714. Smith 6382. Strathern 343. Streeter VI 3653. TPL 658. Vlach 511. Wagner-Camp 1. Winsor VIII p. 34. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies (In 3 Volumes)

      John Stockdale, Piccadilly 1801 - London: John Stockdale, Picadilly. 1793-1801. Collated. Volume 1: Preface (8pp.) [i-xxxvi] (9-494) 12 plates. Volume 2: (1-520) 4 plates. Volume 3 (An Historical Survey of the French Colony in the Island of St. Domingo): [v-xix] (3-443) 6 plates.Folio. 3 volumes fully bound in modern brown, period-style leather. Gilt stamped title and volume number over red Morocco leather title plate on spine of each volume. Tight bindings and solid boards. Minimal shelf wear. Light rubbing to boards. Minor bumping to corners. New endpapers.Volume 1 interior: Slight discoloration around inside of front board. 2 light notations inside front board relating to volumes contents on pages 403 and 435. Inner endpaper has detached, but remains intact. Notation referring to page 357 on other side of end paper. Minor chipping to pages throughout. Minimal discoloration. Newspaper article (Colonization Herald) from 1861 referring to the British West India Islands has been affixed to a blank page adjacent to the list of maps and plates. Minor discoloration from adhesive. Minor chipping to General Map of the West Indies. Segments have been repaired with adhesive parchment. Map of Jamaica is in nearly perfect condition. Segment from an 1878 edition of the New York Herald featuring a map relating to the "Negro Insurrection at St. Croix, W.I." has been affixed adjacent to the Map of the Virgin Islands, page 457. Loose blank page at end of volume. Overall, text is crisp and text block is good. Illustrations are bright and clear. Copperplate illustrations are protected with tissue guards.Volume 2 interior: Slight discoloration around inside of front board. 2 light notations inside front board relating to volumes contents on pages 121 and (62?). Minor chipping throughout. Notation in lower margin on page 7. Underlining on pages 8, 49 and 59. Underlining in red on pages, 63, 64, and 67. Notation in right margin on page 67. Light staining at bottom of pages 91 and 92. Underlining on page 135. Slight discoloration to final 2 pages. Overall, text is crisp and text block is good. Illustrations are bright and clear. Copperplate illustrations are protected with tissue guards.Volume 3 interior: First page after end paper is torn in several places. It contains notations referring to pages 36, 110, 157 and 207. Minor chipping throughout. light damp stain to title page. minor staining from copperplate engraving on adjacent page. Underlining on pages 21 and 32. Underlining in red on page 36. Notation in left margin on page 82. Notation in right margin on page 87. Slight chipping and staining to Map of St. Domingo. Segment affixed to text has been repaired with a large piece of blue parchment. Entire map is discernible and legible. Notation in right margin on page 243. Underlining on pages 401 and 406. Light staining to top of back end paper. Overall, text is crisp and text block is good. Illustrations are bright and clear. Copperplate illustrations are protected with tissue guards.Bryan Edwards was a renown English politician and historian, and a strong supporter of the slave trade. Originally published in 1793, the first two volumes were History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies. In 1797, a companion volume, Historical Survey of the French Colony in the Island of St. Domingo was released. In the 1794 edition, both titles were consolidated into a three volume collection. They provide a comprehensive account of the colonial histories of several islands, including source documents, detailed maps, letters and ledgers. This has been translated into German and, in part, into French and Spanish. A fifth edition was issued in 1819. This rare 3 volume collection is complete, in tact, and well-preserved. Please feel free to view our pictures of this lovely set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Historical Survey of the Island of Saint Domingo, together with an Account of the Maroon Negroes in the Island of Jamaica and a History of the War in the West Indies, in 1793 and 1794

      John Stockdale, Piccadilly, London 1801 - John Stockdale, 1801, v-xix, 443pp. 6 plates (3 other illustrations, map of Tobago, and large folding map of St. Domingo). Contemporary gray-green boards. Clean, unmarked pages. No foxing present. Spine lettering damaged. Book plate inside cover. Vol III of Edward's History of the West Indies. Sabin [21895] and 2190 (Yes, we have 2 copies in stock. This is the better one) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Six Picturesque Views in North Wales

      J Mawman, London 1801 - Six Picturesque Views in North Wales, engraved in Aquatinta by Alken, from drawings made on the spot: with poetical reflections on leaving that country: Has been rebound, in cloth keeping the original book in its rather poor wrappers but encased in the new binding, real gold title to spine. Internally, new brown endpapers, original brown paper wrappers a little chipped and marked, top corner missing, FEP worn at edges, some minimal foxing to front & rear blanks, text block edges uncut, 32 pp, 6 pl, printed by T Bensley, Bolt Court, Fleet Street, London, with the label of Peter Bicknell to fpd. Plates are: Frontispiece of Bedgelert Church, Carnarvonshire by B Broughton/S Alken. Conway Castle, Pulpit of Hugh Llwyd Merionethshire, Pont y Pair Carnarvonshire, The Fall of the River Machno Carnarvonshire & finally Pont y Glynn Dyffis near Corwen, Rare. (Graesse 548. COPAC. WorldCat) Samuel Alken, who during the 1790s he aquatinted a large number of plates for sets and books of picturesque views in the lakes, Wales, Ireland, Switzerland, and other places. These included some of his own compositions and a set of aquatints of drawings by the great popularizer of picturesque scenery William Gilpin, published in 1794. See ODNB for a full Bio. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        De l'éducation d'un homme sauvage, ou des premiers développemens physiques et moraux du jeune sauvage de l'Aveyron.

      Paris: chez Goujon fils, 1801 - Octavo (197 × 126 cm). Later blue paper wrappers, edges trimmed. Very faint foxing to some leaves, a very good copy. Etched portrait frontispiece depicting the Wild Boy; signed as usual by the author and the publisher on the title verso. First edition of Itard's first account of his attempted education of Victor, the Wild Boy of Aveyron. Itard was a French physician noted for his work with deaf-mutes, but his attempts to educate Victor were a failure. Some have considered this to be the first documented case of autism. Though that diagnosis is controversial, Victor of Aveyron is probably the best-known feral child of the Enlightenment era, made famous more recently through François Truffaut's film L'Enfant Sauvage. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        De l'education d'un homme sauvage, ou des premiers developpemens physiques et moraux du jeune sauvage de l'Aveyron [The Wild Boy of Aveyron]

      Goujon fils, An X. [1801], Paris - Hardcover. First Edition of this famous work. Jean Itard (1774-1838) was a French doctor who was known as an educator of deaf-mutes. He tried to test his educational theories in the celebrated case of Victor - The Wild Boy - of Aveyron. The boy was found in the woods in a feral state and was believed to have lived there for years. Itard worked to make the boy "normal," but failed. In this first report Itard was optimistic about the feral child's prospects for language acquisition and socialization. In his 1807 second report his conclusions were much more pessimistic, as even after a number of years of intensive education the boy had been unable to learn to speak. Itard's methods, described in his two reports, were based upon the philosopher Condillac's analytical approach to the acquisition of knowledge, which had been used with success in the teaching of deaf-mutes. However, Itard created a new system of pedagogy in adapting this approach to the needs of this extraordinary boy. [Haskell Norman Catalog 1144]. A small octavo bound in modern marbled brown paper covered boards with gilt-stamped spine. Lacking the frontispiece portrait of the "Wild Boy" and trimmed a bit closely at the top margin, otherwise very good with minor foxing. With two minor early corrections to pages 45-46 and an early marginal ink comment to page 7. Signed as usual by Itard and Goujon on the verso of the title page to prevent piracy. 100 pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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