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        The History of Free Masonry, Drawn from Authentic Sources of Information. With an Account of the Grand Lodge of Scotland, from its Institution in 1736, to the Present Time,

      Edinburgh, Lawrie 1804. XX, 340 S. Lwd. d. Zt. Wolfstieg 6156. - Erste Ausgabe. - Mit Exlibris William G. Stuart. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        Notice sur les Solennités célébrées à Strasbourg, pour le Département du Bas-Rhin, le Jour du Couronnement de Napoléon Premier, Empereur des Français

      Four hand-colored folding engraved maps & one fine engraving. 11 pp. 4to, cont. crushed green morocco, sides bordered in gilt, spine gilt. [Strasbourg: F.G. Levrault, 1804]. First edition of this rare and handsomely illustrated work. In order to celebrate Napoleon's coronation in 1804, the city of Strasbourg initiated a series of a civil engineering and public works projects. The explanatory text details the planned bridge over the Rhine connecting Strasbourg with Kehl, an orangerie dedicated to Empress Josephine, a canal to protect against flooding and to circumvent a turbulent part of the Rhine, a performance hall, and the extension of a central boulevard. The measurements and purpose of each structure are also noted. The maps are all finely engraved and hand-colored with grey borders. The first map depicts the portion of the river adjacent to Strasbourg and a cross-section of the new bridge to be constructed (with high- and low-water marks shown). The second presents the ornate landscaping which will surround the orangerie, as well as a smaller floorplan. The third shows the location of the new canal. The projected performance hall and prolonged boulevard are shown on the fourth and final map. The final engraving offers a ground-level view of the performance hall. Fine and attractive copy. WorldCat locates no copy in the U.S.

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        Chorographisk og Oeconomisk Beskrivelse over Randers Kiøbsted i Nørre Jylland.

      1804 1804 - Kbhvn.: Forfatterens Forlag 1804. Med stort foldet prospekt af byen set fra den søndre side og en foldet grundtegning opmålt af N. Tidemann, kopieret af C. Brammer og stukket af G. N. Angelo 1804. XXXXIV + 436 s. Velholdt eksemplar med grønt snit indbundet i smukt samtidigt halvlæder med rig rygforgyldning. Med bogbinderlabel 'Reichmann Bogbinder'. Enkelte blade let plettet, ellers meget rent eksemplar. * Forfatteren var borgmester i Randers og hans bog hører til blandt de bedste af vore ældre topografiske værker.Bibl. Danica II, 705.

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        De nicobariske Øers nærværende Tilstand samt Nytten for den danske Handel at befolke samme. Tilegnet Statens Handelsmænd.

      1804 1804 - Kbhvn.: Schultz 1804. Lille 8vo. XL + 328 s. Med lille biblioteksstempel på titelblad, ellers rent og velholdt eksemplar på skrivepapir indbundet i samtidigt halvlæder med farvet titelfelt og gulddekorationer på ryggen. * B. Prahl, der var norsk af fødsel, var en meget berejst og skrivende mand. Fra 1784 til 1798 var han ansat som embedsmand i Trankebar.Bibl. Danica II, 558.

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        He whakapapa ara. Nga mahi me nga aha noa a te Atua raua ko tana Hahi (= A record. The works and the dealings of God with his Church).Auckland, J. Williamson for the Church Mission, 1847. 12mo. Blue paper wrappers.

      Hocken, p. 521; Williams 155. First and only Maori edition of a biblical history, retelling the Old Testament stories up to Solomon. The text is a translation of a summary, made by Bambridge for Bishop Selwyn, of an English translation of Friedrich Strass's Storm der Zeiten from 1804. The book ends with "Ka mutu te pukapuka tuatahi" (end of the first book), thereby announcing a continuation (up to the life of Christ) which appeared in 1849.Translator and missionary Robert Maunsell was an authority on Maori language and culture. He supported the establishment of several boarding schools by the Bishop of New Zealand, George Selwyn, where Maori children lived in European style. The current booklet was probably printed for use at these schools.With the wrappers slightly damaged and missing a piece at the bottom left of the front. Title-page and first page slightly stained and a small fold and tear in the final quire, which is unopened; in good condition.

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        To the King's Most Excellent Majesty, this Map of the Island of Jamaica, constructed from actual surveys, under the authority of the Hon. House of Assembly, by whom it hath been examined, and unanimously approved

      First edition. This is probably one of the most striking and sought after maps of the Caribbean Island. Its size is impressive and the aesthetical feature makes it a cornerstone for Jamaican cartography. A very large-scale map, showing physical features such as mountains, streams, and bodies of water, locations of towns and settlements, roads, mills, plantations, harbours, and offshore islands. One of Robertson's important contributions was that he delineated the new county and parish boundaries that had been established a few years earlier. It is among the early topographic maps to show an entire country (the earliest being the Carte géométrique de la France). James Robertson of Shetland (ca. 1756-1841) was Jamaica's first real surveyor in the sense that he worked as a cartographer rather than a land surveyor. He came to Jamaica around 1778 and persuaded the Council to give him a commission to survey the entire island for the sum of £5,000 whereupon he commenced surveys of the three counties and the entire island. In 1802 he returned to England to have his map published and subsequently returned to Jamaica. He soon left, however, to return to England where he died. All in all, the Jamaican Council paid him over £10,000 for his work. He is considered the father of modern Jamaican cartography. This grandiose map has been praised since its publication. See B.W. Higman, Jamaica Surveyed: Plantations Maps and Plans of the Eighteenth- and Nineteenth Centuries (Kingston: Institute of Jamaica, 1988) and D. Webster, "The Ubiquitous Scot" in The Map Collector, 56 (Autumn 1991), pp. 32-33 Very rare; copies located by OCLC: British Library, Clements (Michigan), National Library of Scotland.

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        Un Usurier'.

      - altkolorierte Kupferstich-Aquatinta v. Louis Philibert Debucourt, dat. 1804, 33 x 43,5 (oval) Thieme-Becker, Bd. VIII, S. 510 f. - Darstellung eines Pfandverleihers (Wucherer) mit Kundin beim Abwiegen von Schmuck. - Dekorativ und selten!

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        Inquiry into the Nature and Origin of Public Wealth

      1804. First Edition . MAITLAND, James. An Inquiry into the Nature and Origin of Public Wealth, and into the Means and Causes of Its Increase. Edinburgh: Arch. Constable; London: T.N. Longman & O. Rees, 1804. Octavo, contemporary full polished brown calf gilt, red morocco spine label. $1800.First edition of the Earl of Lauderdale's discourse on public wealth, in which he argues against Adam Smith's concept of “value.”In 1796 James Maitland, Earl of Lauderdale, called the attention of the House of Lords to the state of the public finances, but at the time did not offer a formal resolution. Instead he embarked upon a series of writings on the subject. In 1804 he published his Inquiry, which attracted considerable attention, partly because in it Maitland chose to criticize Adam Smith as “the person who has struggled most to establish the opinion, that labor may be considered as an accurate measure of value.” For Maitland, “wealth is everything that possesses utility; but individual riches possess utility and scarcity. These two elements determine value” (Roll, 307). Maitland also disagreed with Smith's contention that there is never “too much” capital and that every saver is a public benefactor (Niehans, 80, 86). Large folding table at rear. Kress 4816. Goldsmiths 18801. Interior fine. Front inner hinge reinforced, only minor scuffing to spine of contemporary calf. A near-fine copy.

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        An inquiry into the nature and origin of public wealth, and into the means and causes of its increase.

      Edinburgh: Arch. Constable & Co 1804 - 8vo., (8) + 482pp., without the half-title but with the folding table, occasional minor foxing and a few insignificant rust marks, contemporary half calf over marbled boards, spine simply gilt with red morocco lettering piece. A very good copy with the binder's ticket on front pastedown of J. Tushingham of Chester.> First edition. Goldsmiths 18801. Kress B.4816. Einaudi 3628. Hollander 2398. Amex 288. Mattioli 2194. Sraffa 3233. An important commentary on Smith's Wealth of Nations>. 'Specifically, Lauderdale asserts that: (1) the maximisation of private riches does not lead to maximum public wealth and welfare; (2) labour is not the cause of value or an adequate measure of new value; (3) division of labour is not a major factor in economic growth; (4) parsimony and saving are frequently a public detriment as they may lead to over- investment and a capital glut; and (5) government tax revenues applied to rapid debt reduction will reduce aggregate consumption, deflate profits and capital values, and result in economic distress.' (New Palgrave> 3, p.137). 'To Lauderdale belongs the credit of having been the first to put forward a connected theory on the nature of profit, in the form of a theory, and not of scattered observations. Lauderdale's importance in the history of economics lies not in his conclusions but in the fact that he was the first in England to consider systematically the fundamental conceptions on which the science is based. In this respect alone he is in advance of Adam Smith.' (Palgrave (1926)> II, p.574). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Saggio d'agricoltura pratica toscana e specialmente del contado fiorentino del senatore M. B. T. Accademico Georgofilo.

      Firenze, G. Tofani e Comp. in Via di Maggio, 1804. In 8° gr., cart. rustico coevo, pp. XV-263. Ediz. orig. dell'ultima opera dell'A., cominciata già nel 1797. L'opera contiene 2 tavv. f.t. più volte pieg. (alcuni dati coevi manoscritti a penna rossa). Gora in cop. e alle prime XV pp. Buon es. marginoso.

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        Autograph receipt signed.

      Paris, 11 Brumaire an 13 (= 2. 11. 1804). - Oblong small 8vo. 1 page. Confirming the receipt of 247 French Francs.

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        Geburtshülfliche Fragmente

      Wien, in der Camesianischen Buchhandlung 1804.. 8°. 4 Bll., 149 S. Mit 1 gefalt. Kupfer (Darstellung von 'Schmitt's Zungenbandschere'). HLdr. d. Zt. Mit Rückensch., Bibliotheksetikett am Vorderdeckel. Vors. etw. fleckig. EA. ÖBL, X, 301f; vgl. Schönbauer 166 - Wilhelm Joseph Schmitt (1760-1827), ab 1804 Professor für Geburtshilfe in Wien.

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        [MARITIME] Manuscript documents relating to the prize San Cristoforo, captured by HMS Anson, 1804

      The Spanish ship San Cristoforo was captured in the Mediterranean by HMS Anson, under the command of William Cracraft, on December 8 1804. She was carrying a cargo of hides and other products from Montevideo in the New World and was bound for Barcelona. The Anson was at the time acting independently of the rest of the British fleet, under the specific orders of Lord Viscount Nelson, and after the capture Cracraft sent the Spanish ship to Malta, where the value of the prize was assessed. The Judge of the Vice Admiralty Court of the island of Malta determined in April 1805 that the ship's cargo be sold at Malta. The proceeds of the sale of goods - a sum of £12,133 - was remitted in bills to the Bank of England. 1. 1806. May 29. King's Warrant. Grant of two-thirds of the Proceeds of the Spanish ShipSan Cristoforoand her Cargo, and one quarter of the Bullion if any to the Captain, Officers and Crew of His Majesty's ShipAnson.Single folio sheet, folded into 4 sides; large signature of George III at the head; some tears along the fold lines, otherwise fine.This document records the royal decision to grant a large portion of the prize San Cristoforoto its captors, with any unclaimed shares of the prize to be given to the Greenwich Hospital. 2. 1806. June 13.The copy of the Power of Attorney from the officers & crew of HMS Anson to John Scott & others - omitting the Signatures, by the direction or advice of Mr. Kaye.Single folio sheet, folded into 4 sides, several pinholes, otherwise fine.'Know all Men by these Presents that We who have hereunto set our Hands & Seals being the Admiral, Captain, Officers, Seamen & others, now or late belonging to His Majesty's Ship Anson, have constituted and appointed, & do hereby constitute authorize and appoint John Scott, Patrick Wilkie, William Ely Cook & James Cutforth Esqrs, jointly & severally to be our true & lawful Attorneys & Agents for us, in our Names & to our uses, to solicit, transact, & take care of all our Concern & Interest in any Prize or Prizes Seizures or Recaptures that have been or shall be taken seized retaken or destroyed by the said Ship or to which we are or shall be entitled by any means whatsoever and in all Head Money or other Money arising from such Capture and Interests, giving and hereby granting to our said Attorneys & Agents our full Power and Authority in the Premises for Inventory-ing Appraising Condemning and selling the said Prize or Prizes Seizures & Recaptures, their Cargoes Tackle Guns Apparel & Furniture and for receiving the Money arising thereon and also the said Head Money by Bill, made out by the Honourable Commisssioners of His Majesty's Navy & our several Shares of the whole & for recovering obtaining compounding & discharging te same & generally to do & act for us & for our Use & Safety as fully and effectually to all Intents & Purposes as we ourselves might or could do collectively or separately being personally present Acquittances and Releases & other Discharges to make and grant ratifying & confirming all & whatsoever our said Attorneys & Agents or Substitutes shall lawfully do or come to be done in the Premises by Virtue of these Presents. In witness whereof we have hereunto set our Hands & Seals the twenty ninth day of December in the year of our Lord 1804 & in the Forty fifth year of our Sovereign Lord, King George the 3rd. Sealed & Delivered in the Presence of us at Sea. W.E. Cracraft, Captn.; Wm. Christrop, Master; T. West, Purser. / This Letter of Attorney is registered in His Majesty's High Court of Admiralty of England. Witness my Hand the 13th Day of June 1806. Rt. Jenner one of the Depy. Regrs. / Also registered for the Prize called Saint Christoforo which Ship & Cargo were in His Majesty's Vice Admiralty Court at Malta on the 6th April 1805 condemned as good & lawful Prize to His Majesty taken prior to Hostilities against Spain by His Majesty's Ship of War the Anson William Edward Cracraft Esqr. Commander. Witness my Hand the 13th June 1806. Rt. Jenner one of the Depy. Regrs.' 3. 1806. July 10. 'Extracted from the Registry of His Majesty's High Court of Admiralty of England. / Thursday the tenth day of July in the Year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and six Before the Worshipful Herbert Jenner, Doctor of Law and Surrogate in his Chambers in Doctors' Comons London, Present Robert Jenner Notary Public one of the Deputy Registrars. / Saint Cristoforo (Spanish) : Robert Jenner one of the Deputy Registrars alledged that he had received of the Governor and Company of the Bank of England the Sum of Four thousand and forty four Pounds six Shillings and five Pence - one third of the Proceeds of the said Ship and Cargo in pursuance of a Warrant under His Majesty's Royal Sign Manual. Arden, Registrar.' Single folio sheet, folded into 4 sides, fine.

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        Kupferstich- Karte, von 4 Platten auf 3 Blatt von J. Roppelt b. Schneider u. Weigel, "Charte Speciale des Pays en Franconie - Special-Charte der Laender in Franken, von Ansbach, Nürnberg, Bamberg, Würzburg, Coburg, Baireuth, obere Pfalz, bis an die Sächsischen Gränzen . von Ioannes Roppelt. 4 Blätter - Nürnberg . 1806".

      - mit Grenz- u. Flächenkolorit, dat. 1804, zusammensetzbar auf 74 x 74 So nicht bei Cartographia Bavarica ( Dort mit der Datierung 1801 = 1. Ausagbe ??). Vorliegende Ausgabe mit neuem Kartuschentext und Datierung 1806. Oben links die Titelkartusche, darunter eine dek. Ansicht von Bamberg ( mit den Flußgöttern Main und Regnitz im Vordergrund). Am rechten Rand Erklärungen zur "Eintheilung des Bambergischen Landes", links unten Erklärungen zu den Zeichen und Farben. Rechts unten Meilenanzeiger. - Gebiet: Coburg - Hof, Ansbach - Amberg. - Im Zentrum der Karte Forchheim.

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        The Costume of the Hereditary States of the House of Austria.

      London, Printed for William Miller, by William Bulmer and Co, 1804. Folio. (4) + XXVIII + (2) pp. + 50 engraved hand-coloured plates. Accompanying text in English and French. Contemporary straight-grained greene morocco. Gilt spine. All edges gilt.

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        Military Plans for the Marquis of Wellesley's History of the Marhatta War

      John Stockdale, 1804, Softcover, Book Condition: Fair Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition. Size: 4to. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Blue printed wraps, includes illustrations of 5 military plans: The Order of Battle and Encampment at Secundra, Attack of Perron's Camp before Allyghur, Fort of Allyghur, Battle of Assye, Battle of Lasswary. Presumably these illustrations correspond with the book by Wellesley that was issued separately. Wraps are heavily worn, many chips and tears at edges and corners, wraps wrinkling at edges, some repairs made with archival tape/tissue, the maps also have some repairs, they have toning and staining, though most staining is on the backs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 lbs 0 oz. Category: Military & Warfare; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 012359.

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        "Gen. Morgan Lewis, Governor of New York, 1804. Autograph Address to Legislature and Assembly" (cover title).

      6 leaves cream wove paper, 24 x 20 cm with manuscript text on both sides of each leaf - approximately 20 lines each side. Each leaf hinged to white card stock and case-bound in dark blue morocco, 22 x 27 cm, gilt stamped title on front board, gilt inner dentelles, all edges gilt. Fine

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        Etudes De La Nature

      deterville, Paris 1804 - 5 vols. Paris, Deterville. 1804. 8vo. 10 plates, incl. 2 maps (1 folding). Full contemporary calf. Very nice copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Georges Cadoudal]. Georges Cadoudal conspira contre Bonaparte et périt sur l'échafaud en 1804.

      1804 ca. 1804 - Manuscrit de 75 feuillets. Dossier manuscrit relatif à la conspiration de Georges Cadoudal depuis son signalement et son arrestation le 9 mars, jusqu'à son exécution sur fond de rivalité franco-anglaise. Depuis janvier 1804, les complots étaient conçus par les ministres anglais en liaison avec les princes français émigrés à Londres. Ils étaient ensuite orchestrés par les diplomates, sir Francis Drake à Munich et Spencer Smith à Stuttgart. « Un pamphlet intitulé « Tuer n?est pas assassiner » - recopié ici même, écrit contre Cromwell fut réimprimé avec des allusions visant Napoléon. Nous avons inséré dans le numéro de lundi dernier l'extrait d'un autre journal de Londres, dans lequel on indique clairement que l'assassinat du premier consul devait avoir lieu dans quelques temps. Les personnes qui arrivent d'Angleterre rapportent que depuis quinze jours, on annonce tous les matins à la bourse de Londres, que le premier consul vient d'être assassiné. On y nomme publiquement Georges, Pichegru, Moreau &c. Dossier chronologique complet des principales pièces sur la conspiration de Cadoudal qui visa Bonaparte l'année de son sacre et ses retombées diplomatiques, recopiées d'une même main sur papier vergé par un contemporain resté anonyme. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        LA STORIA ROMANA COI SUPPLEMENTI DEL FREINSEMIO

      NICOLO' BETTONI 1804 1818, BRESCIA - INTERLINGUE Opera completa composta da 39 tomi in 15 volumi, con testo latino a fronte, tradotta da C.Luigi Mabil, pagine con lieve fioritura, solo alcune con discreta fioritura, coperte rigide marroni con titoli d'oro ai dorsi, tagli con spruzzi marroni, nel complesso molto buona

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        Journal für Freimaurerei.

      (Altenburg, Literarisches Comptoir), 1804 - 1806.. Bde. 1 und 2, in je 4 Heften, gebunden in 3 Bänden. (Alles unter diesem Titel erschienene!). X, 642 S., VI; 632 S. Dekorative grüne HLdr.-Bde. des 19. Jhdts., mit Rückenschild und goldgepr. Freimaurersymbolen am Rücken. Die Orig.-Umschläge mit eingebunden. Kloss 36; Wolfstieg 520 (gibt für 1820 einen 3. Band unter dem Titel "Neues Journal für Freimaurer" an). - Mit Beiträgen Schuderoff, Pierer, Mörlin, Schneider, Krause u. a. - Wolfstieg gibt ein Notenblatt an, das ich aber sonst nicht nachweisen konnte. - Aus der Charlesworth Masonic Library. - Unbeschnitten. Gutes Exemplar!

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        The History of Free Masonry, Drawn from Authentic Sources of Information. With an Account of the Grand Lodge of Scotland, from its Institution in 1736, to the Present Time,

      Edinburgh, Lawrie 1804. - XX, 340 S. Dekorativer grüner HLdr. des 19. Jhdts., mit Rückenschild und goldgepr. Freimaurersymbolen am Rücken. Wolfstieg 6156. - Mit langem handschriftl. einer englischen Loge. -Erste Ausgabe. - Aus der Charlesworth Masonic Library. - Unbeschnitten. Gering berieben. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Punishments of China.

      London, Printed for William Miller, by William Bulmer and Co., 1804. Folio. (10) pp. 22 hand-coloured engraved plates with explanations in English and French (22) leaves. Contemporary straight-grained red morocco. Gilt. All edges gilt. Top and bottom of spine, joints and corners a little rubbed.

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        The History of Free Masonry, Drawn from Authentic Sources of Information. With an Account of the Grand Lodge of Scotland, from its Institution in 1736, to the Present Time,

      Edinburgh, Lawrie 1804.. XX, 340 S. Lwd. d. Zt. Wolfstieg 6156. - Erste Ausgabe. - Mit Exlibris William G. Stuart.

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        Een zomer in het noorden. Of reizen rondom de Baltische zee, door Denemarken, Zweden, Rusland en een gedeelte van Duitschland. Naar het Engelsch.Leeuwarden, the widow of J.P. de Boij, 1809-1711. 2 volumes. 8vo. 20th-century uniform green half calf with the monogram of Gustaf Bernström in gold on front cover, gold-tooled spine, top edge gilt (by G. Hedberg, Stockholm).

      DNB IX, pp. 170-171; Muller, Bibl. Neerlando-Russe 770; WorldCat (6 copies), Rare first edition of the Dutch translation of John Carr's travels round the Baltic, through Denmark, Sweden, Russia, Prussia and part of Germany, in the year 1804. Sir John Carr (1772-1832) was an English barrister, illustrator, poet and traveller. ''He was called to the bar at the Middle Temple, but from reasons of health found it advisable to travel, and published accounts of his journeys in different European countries, which though without much intrinsic merit, obtained a wide circulation on account of their light, gossipy style, and the fact that in the species of literature there was then comparatively little competition'' (DNB). He started his travels to the north of Europe in 1804 and describes the different cities he visited and the people he meets, with remarks on their hospitality and their eating habits, describing, for example, "a Swedish meal".From the library of the Swedish bibliophile and collector Gustaf Bernström (1877-1966). Only a few minor spots or stains, otherwise in very good condition, and virtually untrimmed, leaving most deckles intact.

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        Il Caffè ossia brevi e varii discorsi distribuiti in fogli periodici dal giugno 1764 a tutto maggio 1765 [-dal giugno 1765 per un anno seguente].

      presso Giovanni Silvestri, 1804. 2 volumi in-4° (cm. 25,5), legature strettamente coeve in cartonato bodoniano rosa con titolo e filetti in oro ai dorsi (segni di etichette e tracce di polvere); pp. 288; 287 [1] in buono stato e in barbe, con testo su due colonne; lievi segni d'uso (soprattutto marginali). Edizione del Silvestri che riprende la prima della celeberrima rivista in cui s'incarnò tutto il più ardito illuminismo lombardo, ideata dai Verri, dal Beccaria e dal gruppo degli antiletterati d'avanguardia dell'Accademia dei Pugni (Franci, Secchi, Visconti, Frisi, Lambertenghi, Longo, Boscovich, Carli, Colpani, ecc.). Qui, tra scritti economici e sociali, l'Illuminismo ebbe coscienza di sé, fu «affermazione di una mentalità» [Ferrari. Del Caffè, pp. 114]. Cfr. Einaudi 6161. Tutto il pubblicato. Buon esemplare.

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        Theory of Moral Sentiments

      1804. SMITH, Adam. The Theory of Moral Sentiments… To Which Is Added, A Dissertation on the Origin of Languages. London: Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies in the Strand; and W. Creech, and Bell and Bradfute, Edinburgh, 1804. Octavo, contemporary full polished brown calf gilt rebacked, marbled endpapers and edges. $3800.1804 edition of Smith’s pioneering first book, a work which he himself ranked above Wealth of Nations and which served as its foundation, both works demonstrating “a greater unifying principle…Smith’s ethics and his economics are integrated by the same principle of self-command, or self-reliance, which manifests itself in economics in laissez faire” (Spiegel), scarce in contemporary calf boards.The Theory of Moral Sentiments laid the foundation on which The Wealth of Nations was later to be built and proposed the theory which would be repeated in the later work: that self-seeking men are often ""led by an invisible hand… without knowing it, without intending it, to advance the interest of the society."" ""The fruit of his Glasgow years… The Theory of Moral Sentiments would be enough to assure the author a respected place among Scottish moral philosophers, and Smith himself ranked it above the Wealth of Nations… Its central idea is the concept, closely related to conscience, of the impartial spectator who helps man to distinguish right from wrong. For the same purpose, Immanuel Kant invented the categorical imperative and Sigmund Freud the superego…"" (Niehans, 62). With the Moral Sentiments and Wealth of Nations Smith aimed to compose ""not merely a treatise on moral philosophy and a treatise on economics, but a complete moral and political philosophy, in which the two elements of history and theory were to be closely conjoined"" (Palgrave III:412-13). ""Smith's ethics and his economics are integrated by the same principle of self-command, or self-reliance, which manifests itself in economics in laissez faire"" (Spiegel, 231). First published in 1759; ""Tenth Edition"" stated on title pages. With half titles. See Kress 5815; Goldsmith 9537; ESTC T141578. Early owner signature (I).Text fresh with only light scattered foxing. A handsome near-fine copy, most difficult to find in any early edition.

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        Grammatica linguae persicae.

      Vienna: at the shop of Albert Camesina,, 1804. Accedunt dialogi, historiae, sententiae, et narrationes persicae. Quarto (258 × 205 mm). Contemporary dark red half morocco, comb-marbled sides, spine separated into compartments by single rules gilt, paper label with manuscript title over third and fourth, black morocco label to centre of front board with titles enclosed by foliate roll and triple rules gilt. Later bookseller's ticket to front pastedown. Slightly rubbed, surface splitting to tail of front joint, head and tail of rear joint cracked, two small sections of wear to morocco label with no loss of text, pencil markings to front endleaves, front free endpaper creased, occasional foxing as usual. A very good copy. First and only edition. For Dombay, see previous item.

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        LA MINERVE, Vaisseau Aerien Destine aux Decouvertes, et propose a toutes les Academies de l'Europe; par le Physicien Robertson, Ci-devant Professeur a l'Ecole centrale du departement de l'Ourte, de la Societe Galvanique,

      Vienna, SV Degen, 1804 and Paris Hocquet, 1820.. de celle d'Emulation de Liege, et de celle pour l'Encouragement des Sciences et Arts de Hambourg. SECOND EDITION, revue et corrigee, 1820. French text, 8vo, approximately 190 x 125 mm, 7½ x 5 inches, woodcut title vignette, 4 woodcut illustrations printed on 3 pages, 1 large folding plate of the Minerve, plus at the end 1 EXTRA folding plate (probably a facsimile) of a fantasy flying machine which seems to come from an Italian work, pages: 36, (4), bound in modern half calf over cloth sides, raised bands and gilt decoration to spine, contrasting gilt lettered labels, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Corners and hinges very slightly rubbed, small blemish to upper hinge, front inner paper hinge cracked, 2 very small repairs to edge of front endpaper, slightly foxed throughout, mostly light, the folding plate is faintly foxed at the edges, there is a small light stain at the top outer corner, a tiny piece missing from the lower corner and a very short closed edge tear at the inner edge (repaired on reverse), the unnumbered illustrated pages at the end are very faintly foxed at the edges, otherwise a very good copy. Étienne-Gaspard Robert (1763-1837) was a famous Belgian stage magician pioneering projection techniques for phantasmagoria shows, at the same time pursuing an academic career as professor of physics at Liege, specialising in optics. He also had vast experience with balloons - he was Commandant des Aerostiers during the war, serving under General Jourdain in Belgium and Holland in 1803/4, providing valuable observations on the enemy troops and movements from tethered and untethered balloon observing stations; he is also regarded by some as the inventor of the parachute. There was nothing about the balloon described in this pamphlet that would have worked, and Robertson knew it, intending his work to be more of caricature of existing attempts in flight than as a science fiction creation. The balloon was to have been one of the biggest ever designed with a 150 foot diameter for a load of 161,000 lbs including 60 scientists, plus some ladies who have their own quarters, and it was to be fitted out with a library, church, exercise area, chemistry laboratory, music room, food and wine storage, kitchen, the only place where a fire is allowed, etc. It is also provided with a small ship underneath for sea landings. The first edition which is extremely scarce was first published in Vienne, France in 1804. This is mentioned on the title page and see Tissandier, Bibliographie Aeronautique page 33. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The Revolutionary Plutarch & The Female Revolutionary Plutarch

      London: for John Murray, 1804, 05, 06. ALL FIRST EDITIONS. 6 vols., 6-7/8" x 4-3/8", engraved frontis in each volume. Bound in 1/2 red morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spines, all edges gilt, by L. Broca.

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        Odd Whims; and Miscellanies

      London: Printed for William Miller by W. Bulmer, 1804. A Humorous Work by Humphry Repton, with Ten Hand-Colored Aquatint Plates Fine in the Original Boards, Uncut REPTON, Humphry. Odd Whims; and Miscellanies. London: Printed for William Miller, by W. Bulmer and Co., 1804. First edition. Two small octavo volumes (7 3/4 x 4 7/8 inches; 196 x 124 mm.). [1]-xii, [2], 171, [1, blank]; [vi], 164 pp. Ten hand-colored aquatint plates by J. Stadler after Repton. Stipple-engraved title vignettes by H.R. Cook after Repton. Complete with both half-titles. Plates 1 (volume 1 facing p. 24), 4 (volume 1 facing p. 126) and 10 (volume 2 facing p. 114) slightly stained in blank margins, short marginal tear on fore-edge of leaf G (pp. 81/2) in volume 1. Plates watermarked "1798". Original pink boards, printed paper labels on spines. Ink note on front board of volume 2. A remarkable copy of this rare and charming work. Better known for his 1803 work with intricate hand-colored plates after his own drawings of landscapes, Observations on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening, Repton both wrote the several amusing essays and dialogues that comprise Odd Whims and furnished the drawings for the aquatint plates. The plates: 1. A View of the Life & the Mountain of Calamity 2. The Hall of Silence 3. 1745-1787-1804 4. The Bashful Man 5. The Friars Tale 6. Sir Geffry Oddwhim, Lady Jane, Charlotte & Peerson 7. Sir Geffry & Sir James Oddwhim 8. Charlotte & Madame Crepon 9. Lady Jane & Lord Blazon 10. Peerson, Stanley, Sir Geffry, Ruki & Tim Humphry Repton (21 April 1752 - 24 March 1818) was the last great English landscape designer of the eighteenth century, often regarded as the successor to Capability Brown. He is well-known for his fine books on Architecture and Landscape Gardening - Sketches and Hints on Landscape Gardening (1794), Observations on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening (1803), Designs for the Pavilion at Brighton (1808) and Fragments on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening (1816). Repton sowed the seeds of the more intricate and eclectic styles of the 19th century. His Odd Whims; and Miscellanies (1804) were dedicated to William Windham, the British Whig Statesman. Some of the essays in Variety were reprinted in this collection, and in the second volume is Odd Whims, or Two at a Time; a Comedy, Written in the year 1783, which was played at Ipswich in 1804. Abbey, Life, 246 and 247 (large paper copy measuring 9 x 5/38 inches). Prideaux, p. 349.

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        Ornithologie du Dauphiné ou description des oiseaux observés dans les départements de l'Isère, de la Drome, des Hautes-Alpes et les contrées voisines. Grenoble, for the author and "les principaux libraires de la ville", by F. Allier, 1843[-1844]. 2 volumes bound as 1. Royal 8vo (27 x 18.5 cm). With 72 mounted lithographed plates by C. Pégeron after Victor Desirée Cassien, printed on china paper, and a large folding table. Contemporary half calf, with gold-tooled spine.

      Nissen, IVB 127; Ronsil 361; Wood, p. 252; Zimmer, pp. 84-85; for Cassien: Thieme & Becker VI, p. 128. First and only edition of this descriptive and systematic account of the avifauna of Dauphiné, a former province in south-eastern France, and one of the few copies with all plates printed on China paper.This work by Hippoloyte Bouteille (1804-1881), a French Ornithologist, pharmacist and conservator of the museum of natural history at Grenoble, and the otherwise unknown M. de Labatie, contains splendid illustrations of more than 300 species after drawings by the Grenoble artist Victor Desirée Cassien and is described by Ronsil as "une des plus intéressants parmi les faunes locales". Although volume two is dated 1843 on the title-page, it wasn't published at least until 1844 as there is an occurrence in the spring of 1844 mentioned on p. 327.With bookseller's ticket and bookplate. Only a minor stain on the first half-title, otherwise a very good and attractive copy.

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        Een zomer in het noorden. Of reizen rondom de Baltische zee, door Denemarken, Zweden, Rusland en een gedeelte van Duitschland. Naar het Engelsch.Leeuwarden, the widow of J.P. de Boij, 1809-1711. 2 volumes. 8vo. 20th-century uniform green half calf with the monogram of Gustaf Bernström in gold on front cover, gold-tooled spine, top edge gilt (by G. Hedberg, Stockholm).

      DNB IX, pp. 170-171; Muller, Bibl. Neerlando-Russe 770; WorldCat (6 copies), Rare first edition of the Dutch translation of John Carr's travels round the Baltic, through Denmark, Sweden, Russia, Prussia and part of Germany, in the year 1804. Sir John Carr (1772-1832) was an English barrister, illustrator, poet and traveller. ''He was called to the bar at the Middle Temple, but from reasons of health found it advisable to travel, and published accounts of his journeys in different European countries, which though without much intrinsic merit, obtained a wide circulation on account of their light, gossipy style, and the fact that in the species of literature there was then comparatively little competition'' (DNB). He started his travels to the north of Europe in 1804 and describes the different cities he visited and the people he meets, with remarks on their hospitality and their eating habits, describing, for example, "a Swedish meal".From the library of the Swedish bibliophile and collector Gustaf Bernström (1877-1966). Only a few minor spots or stains, otherwise in very good condition, and virtually untrimmed, leaving most deckles intact.

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        Enumeratio plantarum officinalium horti botanici Taurinensis Augustae Gallorum Imperatricis Josephinae. Turin, Typographia Phylantropica, 1805. 8vo in 4s. Contemporary marbled boards.

      Pritzel 364; Stafleu & Cowan 20051 (cf. 277 ); WorldCat (6 copies); not in Cat. Lindley Libr. Rare catalogue of medical plants in the botanical garden of Turin. Giovanni-Batista Balbis, physician and botanist, was a pupil of Carlo Allioni, and succeeded him as professor of botany and director of the botanical garden at Turin. When the latter published his Flora Pedemontana, which contained descriptions of more than two thousand species of plants, there were some inevitable omissions. Allioni and some of his pupils, including Balbis, made additions to the Flora Pedemontana. Several of these additions were published in the editions of Catalogus plantarum Horti Botanici Taurinensis appearing from 1804 to 1814, when Balbis was dismissed from his position because he served the French during the Napoleonic occupation.With a manuscript annotation on title-page "Donné par M. Balbis", an unobtrusive stamp of Société Linnéenne de Lyon on page 11 and another stamp, lower right corner cut off of title-page. Boards rubbed, spine tattered. Good copy.

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        Lettre autographe signée (1864) à Mercédès Lebarbier de Tinan

      - Sand (George) (1804-1876) Ecrivaine française Lettre autographe signée « G.S. », Palaiseau, 1er aout (1864), à son amie Mercédès Lebarbier de Tinan, 1 page in-8 à son chiffre. Lettre écrite après la mort de son petit-fils Marc (21 juillet). « Je voudrais effacer l’image des jours que j’ai été passer là-bas » « Merci, merci, chère femme. Je réagis. Je veux et dois soutenir les autres. Mais le chagrin de mes enfants m’a navrée. N’en parlons pas. je voudrais effacer l’image des jours que j’ai été passer là-bas auprès d’eux. Je vous donnerai rendez-vous à Paris où j’irai chez vous. En ce moment je suis trop occupée ici. Je n’ai pu accompagner mes enfants qui voyagent. Jugez si le travail est impérieux. Je vous embrasse bien. G.S. » Marc-Antoine Sand-Dudevant (1863-1864) était le fils de Maurice Sand et de Lina Calamatta. L’enfant mourut à l’âge d’un an.

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        The History of Free Masonry, Drawn from Authentic Sources of Information. With an Account of the Grand Lodge of Scotland, from its Institution in 1736, to the Present Time,

      Edinburgh, Lawrie 1804.. XX, 340 S. Dekorativer grüner HLdr. des 19. Jhdts., mit Rückenschild und goldgepr. Freimaurersymbolen am Rücken. Wolfstieg 6156. - Mit langem handschriftl. einer englischen Loge. -Erste Ausgabe. - Aus der Charlesworth Masonic Library. - Unbeschnitten. Gering berieben.

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        Militairisk Lommebog til Brug i Feldten.

      Oversat fra tysk af P. Clementin. Kbhvn.: Arentzen & Hartier 1804. Med 8 udfoldelige kobbertavler af fæstningsanlæg. [14] + 468 + 38 s. Rent og velholdt eksemplar på skrivepapir indbundet i samtidigt hellæder af flammet kalv med farvet titelfelt og guldtryk på ryggen samt guldbort på permer. Forperm med lille ormehul. Første danske udgave, den tyske originaludgave udkom i Hannover 1793.

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        Tableaux Historiques Revolution Francaise, 3 Vol., 223 Tavole, Parigi Didot 1804

      Autore: Testo dell'Abate Fauchet Claude François Fauchet (Dornes, 22 settembre 1744 - Parigi, 31 ottobre 1793) è stato un rivoluzionario francese. Abate e vicario vescovile della diocesi di Bourges, nel 1789 fondò il giornale rivoluzionario La bouche de fer. Girondino, divenne vescovo statale del Calvados e membro dell'Assemblea legislativa. Accusato di complicità con Charlotte Corday da François Chabot, fu ghigliottinato per volontà di Danton e Robespierre. Il corpo venne gettato in una fossa comune del Cimitero della Madeleine, insieme ai corpi dei compagni di partito. Titolo: Collection complète des tableaux historiques de la révolution française, composée de cent treize numéros, en trois volumes. Luogo e Data di Pubblicazione: A Paris, Chez Auber, Editeur, Imprimè par Didot Ainè, et terminè par Charles, 1804 Pagine: 4nn, VI, 36, 272+ 1 tavola non numerata, 5nn, da 274 a 580, 2 tavole non numerate, 4nn, 27, 12, 9, 1p.b., 32, 9, 1p.b., 22, 11, 1nn, 21, 2nn, 1p.b., 8,4, opera collazionata completa Dimensioni cm.: 48,5x32 Descrizione: Bellissime legature in piena pelle, titoli in oro al dorso con fregi, piatti marmorizzati incorniciati in oro impresso a secco. Leggere spellature ai dorsi, con strappetti vicino alle cuffie dovuti al peso dell'opera e al tempo. Sguardie colorate e tagli spruzzati in oro, bellissimi volumi stampati su carta forte, ogni volume reca la propria antiporta figurata da Malapeau et Copia, usuali fioriture sparse marginali che attraversano l'opera, 223 tavole nei tre volumi all'acquaforte incise da Duplessis, Ozanne, Girardet, Desfontaines, Prieur, Desaulx..il terzo volume dedicato ai ritratti circolari in acquatinta e contiene le cinque costituzioni e le descrizioni dei personaggi e termina con Napoleone

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        A HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS Volume I Containing the History and Description of Land Birds [&] Volume II Containing the History and Description of Water Birds

      Newcastle: Printed by Sol Hodgson for Beilby & Bewick and C.C. & J. Robinson, 1797 [&] 1804 - 1st edn. 2 vols. Tall 8vo. Rebound in later half calf, spines in six compartments with gilt tooled raised bands and gilt lettered labels, with marbled endpapers (a little scuffed at edges - otherwise a VG set). Pp. xxx + 335 [&] xx + 400, illus throughout with Bewick's woodcuts (front and rear prelims spotted; previous owners' engraved armorial bookplate on front paste-downs and inscriptions on front prelims; front inner hinge of vol II loosened). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Svensk Botanik. Tredje Bandet

      Bok. Henrik A. Nordström, Stockholm 1804. Del 3. Samtida marmorerat pappband med guldornerad rygg. Titelsida + kolorerade planscherna 145-216 + tillägg + register. Allt i mycket gott skick.

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        Voyage dans les Hébrides ou Iles occidentales d'Ecosse

      first edition. Bound in modern Bradel using a 1800 brown cover paper. Smooth spine. As shagreen burgundy room. Light rubbing copings. Chez Colnet à Paris 1804 in-8 (12,5x20cm) (4) iv, 230pp. (2) relié

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        Autograph receipt signed. Paris, 11 Brumaire an 13 (= 2. 11. 1804).

      1804. Oblong small 8vo. 1 page. Confirming the receipt of 247 French Francs.

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        Notice sur les Solennités célébrées à Strasbourg, pour le Département du Bas-Rhin, le Jour du Couronnement de Napoléon Premier, Empereur des Français

      Four hand-colored folding engraved maps & one fine engraving. 11 pp. 4to, cont. crushed green morocco, sides bordered in gilt, spine gilt. [Strasbourg: F.G. Levrault, 1804].First edition of this rare and handsomely illustrated work. In order to celebrate Napoleon's coronation in 1804, the city of Strasbourg initiated a series of a civil engineering and public works projects. The explanatory text details the planned bridge over the Rhine connecting Strasbourg with Kehl, an orangerie dedicated to Empress Josephine, a canal to protect against flooding and to circumvent a turbulent part of the Rhine, a performance hall, and the extension of a central boulevard. The measurements and purpose of each structure are also noted.The maps are all finely engraved and hand-colored with grey borders. The first map depicts the portion of the river adjacent to Strasbourg and a cross-section of the new bridge to be constructed (with high- and low-water marks shown). The second presents the ornate landscaping which will surround the orangerie, as well as a smaller floorplan. The third shows the location of the new canal. The projected performance hall and prolonged boulevard are shown on the fourth and final map. The final engraving offers a ground-level view of the performance hall.Fine and attractive copy. WorldCat locates no copy in the U.S.

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        Carl Bonnets Betrachtungen über die Natur, mit Anmerkungen und Zusätzen. 2 Bände.

       Mit einem Bildnis Bonnets, 5. Auflage, Wien, bey B. Ph. Bauer, 1804, XXXVI, (1 Blatt), (d. i. XXXIV), 438 Seiten und (1 Blatt), XVI, 534 Seiten, (12 nicht nummerierte Blätter Register), 19,5x12, Pappbände der Zeit mit Rückenschildern, berieben/bestoßen, vereinzelt etwas fleckig/stockfleckig, sonst nur geringe Gebrauchs- und Alterungsspuren,Versand D: 4,90 EUR

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        The Shipwreck, A Poem... The text illustrated by additional notes, and corrected from the first and second editions, with a Life of the Author, by James Stanier Clarke..

      London: Printed for William Miller... by T. Bensley, 1804. Overall in fine condition, though there is some mild foxing of plates due to paper type: binding just a little worn consistent with age.. Large octavo, with three steel-engraved plates and five finely engraved vignettes; a very large copy with wide margins in a splendid straight-grained red morocco binding (attributed to Edwards of Halifax) with elegant neoclassical gilt tooling. A splendid copy: an early hand has noted in ink "Largest Paper" at the start, probably indicating a special issue of this edition of William Falconer's celebrated masterpiece. This superb copy is in a splendid contemporary binding that the book's previous owner, the collector John Hely-Hutchinson, attributed to the famous Edwards of Halifax. Significantly, this copy was at an earlier time in the library of the bibliophile Frances Richardson Currer, and has her bookplate. Crowned the 'head of all female book collectors in Europe' by Thomas Dibdin, Currer's estate at Eshton Hall near Skipton was close to the workshop of Edwards of Halifax and certainly this splendid binding has his characteristic skill and finesse.Originally published in 1762, The Shipwreck is a poem in three cantos chronicling the voyage of the Britannia from Alexandria to Venice and its shipwreck near Cape Colonna on the Greek coast. Falconer was a professional mariner who successfully combined a working knowledge of the sea within the tradition of romantic poetry. There is a generous appendix explaining the operation of a sailing vessel during a violent storm. One poignant reason for the popularity of Falconer's book was that he was himself lost at sea when the Aurora was shipwrecked after leaving the Cape of Good Hope in 1769.Falconer's nautical knowledge is evident in his detailed footnotes explaining terms employed in the poem and also in his Marine Dictionary published in 1769. This edition also contains a biography of Falconer by James Stanier Clarke, fellow of the Royal Society and popular maritime writer. The fine and detailed illustrations, both plates and vignettes, are after drawings (now in the National Maritime Museum at Greenwich) by Nicholas Pocock, the leading British maritime painter at the turn of the century. Provenance: Private collection (Sydney).

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