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        An Analytical Inquiry into the Principles of Taste. Association copy

      London Printed for T. Payne 1805. G : in Good condition. Spine scuffed and rubbed. Front hinge starting. Boards rubbed with light edgewear. Heraldic bookplate on front pastedown. Previous owner's inscription on title page. Age-toning within and occasional foxing First Edition Full leather 210mm x 140mm (8" x 6"). xxi, 471pp. The signature on the title page is by 'Wm Lamb', and the bookplate is for the Penshanger Estate, which belonged to the brother-in-law of William Lamb, the 2nd Viscount Melbourne. Although identification in this case is circumstantial, there is enough resemblance between the 'b' in 'Lamb' and the 'b' in 'Melbourne' in his known signatures to be, at the very least, suggestive.

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        A SHORT TREATISE ON SEVERAL IMPROVEMENTS, RECENTLY MADE IN HOT - HOUSES: By which from four - fifths to nine - tenths of the fuel commonly used will be saved; time, labour and risk greatly lessened and several other advantages produced.

      Edinburgh, printed for the author (by John Turnbull, 1805.And which are applicable to hot - houses already erected, or to the construction of new hot - houses. FIRST EDITION 1805, 8vo, approximately 225 x 140 mm, 9 x 5½ inches, pages: (i) - x, (2), (9) - 271, 9 folding plates, bound in modern plain green boards with cream spine and black title to spine, new endpapers, fore - edges and lower edges untrimmed. 20th century signature on original preserved endpaper, half - title and title page lightly dusty, occasional pale foxing and / or pale browning, some pages unopened, small chip to top inner corner of R3, due to careless opening, no loss of printed area, 5 plates lightly foxed mainly to edges. A good tight copy. John Claudius Loudon (1783 ? 1843) was a Scottish botanist, garden and cemetery designer, author and garden magazine editor. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        An Historical Account of the Black Empire of Hayti: comprehending a view of The Principal Transactions in the Revolution of Santo Domingo; with it's Antient and Modern State

      London: James Cundee, Albion Press. 1805. First edition. Hardcover. Good. 1805, First Edition. Hardcover 4to., rebound in recent brown buckram. Lacks original blanks and one plate, Toussaint Louverture on pg. 241, but otherwise complete, including the 8 remaining plates, 2 maps, letter facsimile, half-title and ads. Discoloration to buckram binding; title handwritten on spine. Occasional foxing, browning and pencil marginalia throughout. Bold, readable text. Maps and plates browned, but intact and without loss. A valuable and uncommon history of Haiti. Digital images available upon request.

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        Le Tamatia brun Planche 33 ( handschriftlich ).

      . altkol. Kupferstich n. Barraband b. Levaillant, um 1805, 56 x 42 (H) - Blattgröße. Mit Tinte unten Mitte betitelt: "Le Tamatia brun". Aus (?) : "Histoire naturelle des oiseaux de paradis et des rolliers suivie de celle toucans et de barbus " (large paper edition?), Paris, Levaillant, 1801 - 1806). - Schönes, farbfrisches Kolorit. - Sehr selten !

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        Gesamtansicht ('Zelle.').

      . Kupferstich b. Gottfried Müller in Zittau, 1805, 18,5 x 29. Sehr selten! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Gesamtansicht ('Luebeck').

      . Kupferstich b. Gottfried Müller in Zittau, 1805, 16 x 28,5. Sehr selten! - Unter der Ansicht Erklärungen von 1 - 13. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Tables de logarithmes. Avec les explications et les usages principaux pour l?astronomie, la gnomonique, la géométrie, la navigation, la géographie, la physique, l?art militaire, l?architecture, l?arpentage, la statistique, et les rentes. Edition stéréotype, gravée.

      Firmin Didot Frères 1805 tirage de (1856), Paris, - 33pages, Cachet de bibliothèque. Couverture muette. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The New and Complete American Encyclopeaedia [Encyclopedia]: Or Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences; on an Improved Plan: In Which The Respective Sciences are Arranged Into Complete Systems, and the Arts Digested Into Distinct Treatises.. 7 Volumes

      New York: John Low (later, E. Low). 1805. 4to (10.25" x 8.35"). F First American Edition. H Hard Cover. Good. First American edition. Attractive early American encyclopedia, begun in 1805 by John Low and completed after his death by E. Low, with volumes dated 1805 through 1811. The title page states that the set was to have contained 170 plates, but it is unlikely that that number of plates was included in any extant copy (the Library of Congress has a set of the plates for this encylopedia that numbers 149, but does not have the text). This copy contains 122 plates, including 34 maps, ten of which are folding, with a folding plate. There is inconsistent pagination and two pages of volume VI which are not present and were probably never bound in. Full original polished calf with black spine labels and gilt volume numbers. Vol. I: 666p. + 27 plates incl. 6 maps (2 folding) and 2 celestial maps. Vol. II: 646p. + 21 plates incl. 5 maps (2 folding). Vol. III: 654p. + 29 plates incl. 4 maps (2 folding). Vol. IV: 634p. + 14 plates incl. 4 maps (1 folding). Vol. V: 626p. + 12 plates, incl. 3 maps. Vol. VI: 614p. + 10 plates incl. 4 maps (2 folding). Vol. VII: 638p. + 9 plates, incl. 6 maps (1 folding) + 1 folding plate. Well-kept set with some edge and shelfwear, leather not dried, covers well attached. There is some scattered foxing throughout, numerous margin chips, some tears without paper loss, some folding maps torn. Final signature loosened in volume II but not completely detached; title page of vol. VI detached, some occasional light dampstaining in vols. IV and VI, some light worming to a few pages in vols. I and VII with text not affected except for four leaves in vol. VII, other non-significant faults.

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        The New and Complete American Encyclopaedia: or, Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, in Seven Volumes; on an Improved Plan: in which the Respective Sciences Are Arranged into Complete Systems, and the Arts Digested into Distinct Treatises; Also the Detached Parts of Knowledge Alphabetically Arranged and Copiously Explained, According to the Best Authorities; Containing a Digest and Display of the Whole Theory and Practice of the Liberal and Mechanical Arts, Comprising a General Repository of Ancient and Modern Literature, from the Earliest Ages Down to the Present Time: Including All the New Improvements and Latest Discoveries Made in the Arts and Sciences. The Superfluities which Abound in Other Dictionaries Are Expunged from This for the Purpose of Incorporating Complete Systems and Distinct Treatises the Whole Forming a General Circle of Science and Comprehensive Library of Universal Knowledge (From the Encyclopaedia Perthensis, with Improvements)

      John Low / E. Low, New York, 1805. First Edition. Full-Leather. Good/No Jacket. First American edition. No jackets. Engraved frontispiece in vol. 1, other engravings and maps appear to have been removed. Bindings in need of repair, a few spine labels missing, boards rubbed, foxed throughout. 1805 Full-Leather. Complete in seven volumes. 4to. Original full calf. Two column format. The first American edition of the Encyclopedia Perthensis, originally published in Scotland from the mid-1790s to 1805. Combines dictionary-style entries for single words (e.g. 'revolution) and encyclopedic entries for subjects (e.g. 'revolution of France'). Among the first encyclopedias to be printed in the United States, designed to compete with the first American edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica, which contained many more volumes, and was significantly more expensive. A significant early reference work, scarce in any condition.

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        The Works of Edmund Spenser

      London - F. C. and J. Rivington 1805 - A set of the poetical works of Edmund Spenser, widely regarded as one of the greatest English poets. Containing all his best-known poetry, including The Faerie Queen, April and Astrophel. Spenser's masterpiece is an extensive poem The Faerie Queene. The first three books of The Faerie Queene were published in 1590, and a second set of three books were published in 1596. This extended epic poem deals with the adventures of knights, dragons, ladies in distress, etc. yet it is also an extended allegory about the moral life and what makes for a life of virtue. With engraved frontispiece of Spenser to Volume I. Spenser was called a Poet's Poet and was admired by William Wordsworth, John Keats, Lord Byron and Alfred Lord Tennyson, among others. The language of his poetry is purposely archaic, reminiscent of earlier works such as The Canterbury Tales of Geoffrey Chaucer and Il Canzoniere of Francesco Petrarca, whom Spenser greatly admired. Spenser's Epithalamion is the most admired of its type in the English language. It was written for his wedding to his young bride, Elizabeth Boyle. The poem consists of 365 long lines, corresponding to the days of the year; 68 short lines, representing the sum of the 52 weeks, 12 months, and 4 seasons of the annual cycle; and 24 stanzas, corresponding to the diurnal and sidereal hours. Complete in eight volumes. Condition: Rebound in half-morocco bindings with marbled boards and original spine labels. Externally smart, with some minor wear to the spines and some sunfading to the boards. Internally, firmly bound. Institutional stamps torecto of front free-endpaper. Pagesarespotted, with some foxingthroughout. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Chinese watercolor of botanicals and butterflies

      1805 1805 - Cantonese School Guangzhou (Canton) 1805 Watercolor and gouache on paper 26” x 21” framed The late 18th century saw the rise of natural history painting and patronage in China and the East Indies. The Chinese had been producing exquisite flower portraits from as early as the 7th century. When the Europeans arrived in Canton and Macao, the Chinese painters realized that the Europeans were keen to collect exotic specimens and wanted to commission drawings to send back home. The artists worked in and around coastal trading ports producing work for western patrons, and more specifically East India, and Dutch East India companies. Many of the watercolors produced in the 19th century became stylized and were essentially intended for the tourist market. Botanical watercolors such as these examples, although less scientific than western botanical illustrations, were certainly accurate enough to please the botanist and allowed for the Chinese artists to paint with the minimum of alterations from their traditional techniques. The subjects are presented as botanical specimens according to Western ideas; a sprig of foliage is shown where possible with a bud, a flower, along with moths and butterflies.

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        Secretary of the Treasury Gallatin notifies Collectors of Customs that an act of Congress ?concerning the registering and recording of ships and vessels? has ?full force and effect? in the territories ceded to the United States by the Louisiana Purchase

      Signed Letter & Signed Free Frank! Circular Letter Signed ?Albert Gallatin? as Jefferson?s Secretary of the Treasury, 1p, 8? x 10?. Treasury Department [Washington, D.C.], January 31, 1805. Integral leaf is franked ?Albert Gallatin,? reddish brown postmarked ?WASHN CITY FEB 12? and stamped ?FREE.? Clerically addressed from ?Treasury Department? to ?Jeremiah Nicholls Esquire / Collector of Customs / Chester / Maryland.? Light toning at folds. Fine condition.In full, ?It being found by experience that the rule which has heretofore governed the collectors in the issuing of sea-letters, in pursuance of the instructions from this department, of May 13th, 1793, has become liable to abuse; I am directed by the President of the United States, to request, that no sea-letters be granted in future, to any ships or vessels, which being owned in whole or in part by naturalized citizens residing abroad, are precluded from the benefit of registers, under the first section of an act of Congress t

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        Voyage to, and Travels through the four principal Islands of the African Seas, Performed by Order of the French Government, During the Years 1801 and 1802; with a Narrative of the Passage of Captain Baudin to Port Louis in the Mauritius

      Richard Phillips, London 1805 - Modern paper-covered boards with a paper spine-label, 8vo., pp. iv, 5-212 with 2 maps, of which 1 folding, and 5 aquatint plates, of which 4 folding. A very clean copy throughout with the inner margins of the plates trimmed when rebound. Nevertheles an attractive copy. Prideaux p. 328. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Historical Fragments Of The Mogul Empire, Of The Morattoes, And Of The English Concerns In Indostan; From The Year M.DC.LIX

      London: Printed For F.Wingrave, 1805. - 4to. pp. 1 p.l., lxvii, [2], 472, [32]sources & index. 3 engraved maps (2 folding) & 2 engraved portraits (incl. frontis.). 1 text illus. contemporary tree calf, rebacked (corners worn, faint foxing to maps). Second Enlarged Edition (first: 1782). Newly added in this edition are an account of the English establishment and of the East India Company’s trade at Broach and Surat, A General Idea of the Government and People of Indostan, which Orme began writing in 1752, and an account of the life and writings of the author. Much of Orme’s life was spent in the employ of the East India Company, as a writer, a member of the council at Madras, commissary and accountant-general, and later as historiographer. cfCox I p. 300.

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        Mes souvenirs de vingt ans de séjour à Berlin, ou Frédéric le Grand, sa famille, sa cour, son gouvernement, son académie, ses écoles et ses amis littérateurs ou philosophes. 1805 (an XIII). Complet en 5 volumes.

      F. Buisson, Paris 1805 - Seconde édition revue et corrigée, signée à la plume par l'auteur et l'éditeur en début de Tome 1. Reliure professionnelle récente, état de neuf. Cinq volumes en pleine basane bleu roi, dos à 5 nerfs, titre doré, pages de garde au papier cuve, tranchefiles brodées à la main au fil de soie. Très bel exemplaire. *** Description par volume : - Tome premier. Frédéric le Grand. 2 ff, dédicace à ses enfants, xlvii (préface), 372 pp. Quelques rares et pâles rousseurs. - Tome second. Frédéric et sa famille. 375 pp. Mouillures sur les pages de faux-titre et de titre et sur les 5 dernières pages. Quelques rares et pâles rousseurs. - Tome troisième. Frédéric, sa cour, les voyageurs et les ministres étrangers. 383 pp. Quelques rousseurs, notamment en fin d'ouvrage - Tome quatrième. Frédéric et son gouvernement civil et militaire. 331 pp. Quelques rousseurs. - Tome cinquième. Frédéric, son académie, ses écoles et ses amis littérateurs et philosophes. 426 pp. Rousseurs sur les pages de faux-titre, de titre et les premières pages. Mouillure des pages 183 à 212. Manque le coin supérieur de la dernière page, sans atteinte au texte. Voir photos en ligne. LE COMMENTAIRE DU LIBRAIRE : Dieudonné Thiébault (1733 - 1807) est un homme de lettres français. Il reçoit l'enseignement des jésuites, puis étudie le droit et les lettres. En 1765, sur la recommandation de D'Alembert et de d'Olivet, il obtient la chaire de grammaire générale à l'École militaire de Berlin. Accueilli par Frédéric II, il gagne la confiance du roi et devient le lecteur de tout ce que ce prince envoie à l'Académie, le correcteur d'un grand nombre de ses ouvrages et l'éditeur de presque tout ce qu'il fait imprimer. Pendant vingt ans, Thiébault vit dans l'intimité de ce souverain qui lui a donné une pension et une place à l'Académie. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Umstandliche Geschichte der Kaiserl. und des Heil. Romischen Reichs Freyen Stadt Lubeck

      Georg Chr. Green [et al] 1782-1805, Lubeck, Germany - small 4tos ca. 550pp/vol Text in German. History of the port city in 17 parts, from late Roman times to the beginning of the 19th century; plus an app endix and index. Notable for the folding engraved plate preceding title page of volume 1, with a general view of the city, including the city's arms. 3 volumes complete (volume 1 dated 1782, volume 2 dated 1784 and volume 3 d ated 1805); bound in 3/4 contemporary brown calf over matching boards, gilt-ruled spines with raised bands, gilt-stamped tan morocco spine labels, plain endpapers, edges stained brick-red (volume 1) or dark brown (volumes 2 a nd 3). Very good (general wear to head and foot of spines; edges, corners and covers rubbed; some internal browning, foxing and stains; previous owner's minimal pencil annotations). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Debates and Other Proceedings of the Convention of Virginia.

      1805 - "A Thing Unprecedented in the History of Virginia Assemblies" [Virginia]. Robertson, David, Reporter. Debates and Other Proceedings of the Convention of Virginia, Convened at Richmond, on Monday the Second Day of June, 1788, For the Purpose of Deliberating on the Constitution Recommended by the Grand Federal Convention; To Which is Prefixed the Federal Constitution. Richmond: Printed at the Enquirer-Press, For Ritchie & Worsley and Augustine Davis, 1805. viii, 477 pp. Octavo (8" x 5"). Contemporary tree calf rubbed and scuffed, with original green gilt lettering piece and gilt fillets to spine. Small loss to headcap of spine, front joint starting at head, light toning to interior. Early signature of Samuel Spackman to title, to front endleaf at head of title page, interior otherwise clean. A desirable copy in its original state. * Second edition. Among those debating the Federal Constitution, which appears just following the Preface, were James Madison, Patrick Henry, James Monroe, John Marshall, Benjamin Harrison, Bushrod Washington, George Wythe, George Mason, Richard Henry Lee, and many other notable Virginians of the day. Assisted by another reporter, Roberson recorded the debates, "a thing unprecedented in the history of Virginia assemblies" (Swem). The first edition was published as a three-volume set in 1788. Swem, Virginia Historical Index 7589. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 2949. Sabin, A Dictionary of Books Relating to America 100029. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyage en Chine, Formant le Complement du Voyage de Lord Macartney; Contenant des Observations et des Descriptions Faites Pendant le Sejour de l'Auteur dans le Palais Imperial de Yuen-Min-Yuen, et en Traversant l'Empire Chinois, de Peking a Canton.

      F. Buisson,, Paris: 1805 - First edition in French of Barrow's Travels in China, first published in London, 1804. Barrow was Macartney's private secretary, and the work is thorough. The plates include a fine color portrait of Van-ta-gin, an attractive view of a junk, a rice mill, and much on Chinese music (with the music transcribed) and musical instruments. Cordier, Sinica, p. 2389. Taylor, Catalog of Books on China in the Essex Institute, p. 31. The next year a follow up was published recording the return portion of Macartney's voyage to China, visiting Madeira, Teneriffe, Rio, Tristan de Cunha, Java and Vietnam. The title of this volume was " A Voyage to Cochinchina in the Years 1792 & 1793". 3 volumes text 8vo; atlas volume 4to, An XIII (1805). Text xvi, 464pp; (4) 400pp; (4) 392pp. Contemporary quarter red morocco, gilt lines & decoration with gilt ship design, marbled boards, boards a bit rubbed, but fine and bright, with the half-titles. Atlas 28.3 cm, Title leaf, list of plates, 22 engravings. Plates I and IV are in color. Contemporary tan half calf, marbled boards, with red label on cover with title stamped in gilt, a little rubbed. Bookplate of Frederick P. Hibbard. Old small repair to reverse of plate I, not visible from the front. Tear at bottom of plate V, with no loss, and quite a decent copy. The atlas and text volumes married later in life, but happily and attractively so. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Some Account of London: By Thomas Pennant, Esq. The Fourth Edition, With Considerable Additions.

      London: Printed for Robert Faulder, New Bond-Street, By R. Taylor and Co. 38, Shoe-Lane, Fleet-Street. 1805. - Quarto; 9 1/2 x 11 3/4" (page height= 11 5/16"); engraved titlepage, printed titlepage, engraved, (approx. 23 x 9 1/2") foldout map of London (in 1563) by Neele; 415pp. + (8)pp. of Index & directions for plates; 15 engraved plates (some signed: Peter Mazell), placed as listed below ( 2 plates: Porter & Dwarf + Boar in Eastcheap are combined & printed on 1 sheet). Plates: 1. Map of London, (foldout) at p. 1; 2. Bust of Charles the First, p. 79; 3. Sir Henry Lee, Knight, p. 85; 4. Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, clad in complete armour, p. 87; 5. Cabinet of King Charles, p. 89; 6. Old Horse Guards, p. 92; 7. The Savoy Hospital, p. 125; 8. St. John's Gate, Clerkenwell, p. 179; 9. Ruins of the Church of St. James, Clerkenwell, p. 181; 10. King Charles the First's, Porter and Dwarf/The Boar in Eastcheap, p. 203; 11. Sculpture in Pannier Alley, p. 204; 12. Aldersgate, and part of London Wall, (foldout) p. 206; 13. Fire of London, p. 287; 14. Sir Richard Clough, Knight, p. 369; 15. Hall in Crosbie Place, p. 391. Some plates have loose tissue guards; map & plate margins show some light, scattered tan spotting (minimal on Fire of London foldout plate). Heraldic bookplate of Christopher Harrison on front paste down. Old calf spine & corners, this copy has been sturdily re-hinged in dark brown leather, with leather slightly covering up the edges of gilt spine; spine shows some possible heat damage, smoking to upper part & gilt leather label; spine gilt in 5 compartments with floral/geometric tooling; rose & blue marbled paper boards, with dark blue & red marbled paper endpapers, remains of blue silk bookmarker ribbon present. Top spine end shows wear, as do corners, cover edges with some paper, leather worn away. Pages & plates overall are quite clean for this type of book; an earlier bookseller has marked it in pencil: Fine Copy; interior, actually, looks unread, portrait plates (Mazell engraving of the Charles I bust by Bernini after a Van Dyke painting) are sharp. Weight: 5 lbs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The present state of Peru: comprising its geography, topography, natural history, mineralogy, commerce, the customs and manners of its inhabitants, the state of literature, philosophy, and the arts, the modern travels of the missionaries in the heretofore unexplored mountainous territories, etc. The whole drawn from original and authentic documents, chiefly written and compiled in the Peruvian capital.

      - London, Richard Phillips, 1805.4to. Contemporary tree calf (one hinge sl. damaged but firmly holding). With 20 handcoloured stipple-engravings. XIV,488 pp.* First edition. - Skinner translated portions of El Mercurio Peruano, published between 1791-1795, for this detailed overview of Peru, illustrated with twenty beautifully coloured plates depicting the costume of various segments of Peruvian society, including upper-class ladies, female domestics in Spanish dress, Indian men and women, a bullfighter, etc. The Appendix contains two interesting accounts: History of the missions of Caxamarquilla, with the origin and loss of those of Manoa, intended as an introduction to the recent travels of fathers SOBREVIELA and GIRBAL, in the remote parts of Peru. The second account: Interesting notices relative to the entrances made by the monks of the order of St. Francis, into the mountainous territories of Peru, from each of the parts bordering on the Cordillera of the Andes, communicated to the academical society of Lima by father SOBREVIELA, guardian of the college of Santa Rosa of Ocopa. 'An extensive illustrated reference work on Peru' (Von Hünersdorff II, p.1384). - The earliest and most lavish English colour-plate book relating to Peru and Ecuador. -Some foxing otherwise fine.Abbey, Travel, 723; Lipperheide I, p.389; Colas 2751; Hiler p.802; Sabin 81615; Palau 315564. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mahlerische Streifzüge durch die interessantesten Gegenden um Wien

      Wien, Doll 1805-1807.. 1.-3. Jg. (v. 4) in 3 Bdn. VIII, 152; 256; 256 S. Mit je 1 gest. Frontisp. u. gest. Titelvign., 18 Kupfertaf. gest. v. J. BLASCHKE. Pbde. d. Zt. m. goldgepr. Rückensch. Ecken etw. gestaucht. Taf. im w. Rd. leicht stockfl. Es fehlt d. gest. Tit. v. Jg. 3. - (Taschenbuch für Freunde schöner vaterländischer Gegenden) Nebehay-W. III, 843; Holzm.-Boh. IV, 3933; Gugitz III, 12060 - Die Kupfer zeigen in Bd. 1: Schloss und -Garten Laxenburg; Park Schönau; Bd. 2: Baden Helenental, Stift Heligenreuz, Sittendorf und die Klause bei Mödling; Bd. 3: Schloss zu Rodaun, Sommerhaus im Park der Fürstin Paar in Hütteldorf, Ruine in Schönbrunn; Der schöne Brunnen; Dianentempel in Dornbach; Der Fechter in Dornbach.

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        Nouveau Dictionnaire D'histoire Naturelle, Appliquee Aux Arts, Principalement a L'agriculture et a L'economie Rurale et Domestique : Par Une Societe De Naturalistes et D'agriculteurs : Avec Des Figures Tirees Des Trois Regnes De La Nature.:Volumes I - 23

      Chez Deterville, Paris 1805 - A tightly bound 23 volume set of this dictionary - missing volume 24, with Volume 23 finishing with ZYZ. Text in French. Bound uniformly in full brown leather with gilt embossed borders to the boards. There is gilt embossed tooling to the spines and lettering to the two black leather title and number blocks on the spine. Marbled end papers and fore edges. Illustrated with several steel engraved plates to each volume. Cloth page dividers are attached to the head of most volumes.There is rubbing to the head and tail of the spine with a little associated loss and rubbing to the board edges and corners of all volumes to a greater or lesser extent. There is also rubbing to the front boards of Volume 8 and 22 and particularly marked to the rear board of Volume 23. There is a little splitting to the outer hinges of a few boards - most noticeable to Volumes 11 and 20 - though all boards are firmly attached. Some rubbing to the gilt on the spines ad several black leather title and number blocks on the spine strips have a little loss to the edges ( Volumes 5,6,8,15,20 and 21).Previous contemporary name inscripotion to the reverse of the front end paper of all volumes - dated 1812 in the first volume. There is a circular impression mark to the title page of Volume 2 and several adjacent pages of the textblock. The top corner of the rear end paper of Volume 6 has been neatly turned, leaving a neat crease. There is a 3 cm tear to the front paste down adjacent to the inner hinge of Volume 7. Volumes 9 and 10 have an area of rubbing to the top corner of the half title page, with resultant thinning. The lower corner adjaent to the spine stip of Volume 7 and the tail of the spine of Volume 25 have been rubbed with some loss of the leather covering. Volume 10 also has a significant bump to the front edges of the boards near the top corners and Volume 18 has a bump to the top corner of the front board. Several page corners of Volume 22 and Volume 25 have been lightly creased - not affecting the text in anyway. All the textblocks are well preserved, remaining clean and tight with only the odd illustration page having a little toning on the reverse. A very good minus set of this reference set. Shipping from the UK [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lyrical Ballads, with Other Poems. In Two Volumes

      London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme by R. Taylor and Co., 38 Shoe lane, 1805 - Fourth Edition. 2 vols., 12mo. [iv], lxiv, 200, [2]; pp. Bound in Twentieth-Century full polished dark blue calf, black morocco spine labels. With intermittent internal dampstaining, minor dust soiling in bottom margins of vol. 1. Signed by George Thomas and another on title- pages. Healey 8; PMM 256 (First edition); Wise, Wordsworth 7 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Essais historiques sur Paris, pour faire suite aux Essais de M. Poullain de Saint-Foix.

      Chez A.G. Debray et Phillipe Lenoir 1805 - - Chez A.G. Debray et Phillipe Lenoir, A Paris 1805, 2 tomes en 2 Vol. in 12 (10x17,4cm), 384pp. et 397pp., 2 Vol. reliés. - Edition originale, illustrée d'un portrait en lithographie de l'auteur en frontispice. Demi chagrin émeraude milieu XIXe. Dos à nerfs orné de filets. Frottis aux coiffes et bordures. Bons exemplaires. l'oeuvre est une suite aux Essais sur Paris de Poullain de Saint-Foix parus près d'un demi siècle plus tôt. Elle a été donnée par le propre neveu de Poullain de Saint-Foix. Sur le même modèle, c'est une promenade dans les rues de Paris qui sert ainsi de fil directeur pour raconter diverses anecdotes et dresser des portraits de personnages historiques. "Je m'attacherai surtout aux anecdotes que mon oncle n'a pu rapporter. J'ai travaillé d'après les notes que j'ai trouvées dans les manuscrits de mon oncle." 384pp. et 397pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      William And George North 1805 - 1st 1805. Good condition with no wrapper. Three volumes. Brown leather spines and corners. Raised bands and gilt title to spines. 14 maps and plates including coloured map of the county and coloured map of Antient Map Of Wales. Book: all plates present. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Bookplate of Edward W. Rumsey to front pastedown. Some scattered light browning throughout but contents generally very good. Folding county map has 5 inch closed tear. The plain board covers are lightly browned. Joints starting to wear. [S] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Philadelphia. 1805.. [2],80,[452],[2],103,[13]pp., plus seven plates and 8pp. subscribers list. Contemporary straight-grained red morocco, gilt. Corners and extremities lightly rubbed, head of spine slightly chipped. Gilt ownership mark on front cover. Moderate foxing throughout. Very good. In a beautiful early Virginia binding, with the ownership markings of Edward C. McGuire (1763- 1858), rector of St. George's Church in Fredericksburg, Virginia for forty- five years. McGuire brought a new spirit of life to his floundering congregation; there were several revivals at St. George's during McGuire's years as rector. He was well liked by his congregants, and his ministry flourished. In 1836 he published THE RELIGIOUS OPINIONS AND CHARACTER OF WASHINGTON, followed by a second edition in 1847. "Washington's Prayer" from McGuire's book was even printed as part of a Confederate broadside, "Thanksgiving for Victory" by Bishop William Mercer Green, Bishop of Mississippi during the Civil War. Virginia bindings of this quality and early date are rare. GRIFFITHS 1805-11. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 9205.

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        A Treatise on the Diseases of Children, With Directions for the Management of Infants from the Birth.

      For J. Callow Medical Bookseller. London Fifth edition revised and corrected. 3 volumes in one. 8vo 1805 - pp. xx, 355, (i); x, (ii), xii, (13)-257, (i); viii, iii, (i), (5)-200, (viii) Catalogue. Folding table. Later half calf and marbled boards, rebacked, new end-papers, scattered foxing, lower margin of one leaf in v.2 a bit dusty, wanting the half-title to v.1 [the other two present], a very good copy. *GARRISON-MORTON #6326 - 'Underwood laid the foundations for modern paediatrics.' Also G-M #2734.4 - the second edition of 1789, in 2 volumes, in which congenital heart disease was noted for the first time; G-M #4015 for the first edition of 1784 which described Underwood's Disease, sclerema neonatorum, and thrush [G-M #5516] . [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        H.N. Zoologie Poissons. / 1. Pastenague Lymme. Trygon Lymma Forskal. 2. Raie Bi-Oculaire. Raya Bi-Ocularis. 3. Rhinobate Laboureur. Rhinobatus Cemiculus.

      Paris 1805 - Image Size : , Platemark Size : 563x430 (mm), 22.125x16.875 (Inches), Paper Size : 710x540 (mm), 27.875x21.25 (Inches), Hand Colored, Copper Engraving Very Good; tear in lower left corner of the margin, not affecting image

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      Darton & Harvey, London 1805 - pp. Additional engraved titles and 84 plates by J. Tookey after Ibbetson. Contemporary full leather bindings, rebacked preserving original spine, very good with a little general wear and rubbing, corners worn. Contents clean and tight, minimal foxing. A very good tight copy. Nissen 886 Size: 4to [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A history of British birds.

      Newcastle: R. E. Bewick, (1805 - second edition).Octavo,two volumes, 746 pp.,wood engravings. Contemporary half calf and marbled boards, some wear, a stain in volume two but not affecting text, a very good copy. Volume one: History and description of land birds. Volume two: History and description of water birds. Anderson and Gibson 81; Freeman 306; Mullens and Swann p. 61-65; Wood p. 237. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An den Naber mit Radt: "Sendschreiben an Sr. Hochgräflichen Excellenz den Herrn Grafen Friederich von Reventlau, Ritter von Dannebrog, Geheimen-Rath und Curator der Universität Kiel" Van enen Holstener. Unde HE was achter up deme Schepe un sleep up eynem Küssen.

      (Hamburg, Friedrich Perthes), 1805 - 22 S., 1 (w.) Bl. Türkisfarbene Glanzpapier-Rückenbroschur der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe. - Goedeke IV/1,981,35. - Frisches Exemplar der „Editio princeps“, daneben erschien eine 16seitige Übersetzung ins Hochdeutsche. Der vorliegenden Variante kommt darüber hinausgehende Bedeutung zu, da Claudius hier „als erster in der neueren Literatur das Niederdeutsche als Literatursprache“ (W. Platschek) verwendet. Wie kaum ein zweiter Autor seiner Zeit arbeitete Claudius souverän mit der „Sprache des Alltags, des Körperlichen, des Familiären und des Kindlichen“ (J.U.Fechner). So benutzt er hier das Plattdeutsche weniger zur Popularisierung der theologischen Aussagen, als um dem Gesagten den Anschein des Selbstverständli-chen, Altmodischen, schon immer Gültigen zu geben. Über den Anlass zu Claudius’ Flugschrift gibt Redlich (2, S. 468) an: „Der Naber mit Radt ist der Altonaer Pastor Nicolaus Funk, der im Februar Claudius`Freund, den Grafen Friedrich von Reventlow, damaliger Kurator der Universität Kiel, mit dem in der Überschrift zitierten Sendschreiben wegen der Entlassung des Kieler Professors Heinrich Müller aus seinem Amt als Leiter des Kieler Lehrerseminars und der Berufung von Hermann Daniel Hermes als Kirchenrat und Professor der Theologie angegriffen hatte“ (M.C. Sämmtliche Werke, München 1968, S. 1055). Die Schrift ist also im Zusammenhang der Auseinandersetzung konservativer Kreise um Claudius und Reventlow mit dem Erstarken des Rationalismus in der theologischen Lehre zu sehen. (Vgl. Rech. Trauzettel) - Auf Schreibpa-pier. - Außenblätter leicht stockfleckig. Gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A most interesting Manuscript Commonplace book of Poems & Songs

      London -1855 1805 - Large 4to volume containing 65 pieces, some of several pages, all tipped into a scrapbook with no covers. The majority of the pieces were written by George Moore (c. 1795-1855), with some by his brother Thomas and daughter Caroline. They relate on the whole to family matters- birthdays, deaths or other events. One poem, 'Farewell to Hoxton' of September 1824 indicates the date the family moved from Hoxton to London's Warren Street, where Moore established himself as a successful manufacturer of soda water. The poems vary in length from single sheets to several pages and include one on the death of Queen Caroline. Other items of note: 'A Christmas Carol', 'Trip To Gloucestershire 1849' (poem), several original songs (two with mss. music), 'Acrostic on the Name of Moore', 'Blackheath Jaunts' (1831 poem), 'Sermon by a Benedictine Priest on Highwaymen', and an autograph letter written to be sent on the very first day of penny post by stamp (5 December 1839). The religious content of much of the material is partly attributable to the fact that Moore and his siblings were from the family of Archbishop Moore. Tragically, at the age of 60 George Moore became the first of two victims shot to death by one Emile Barthelemy whose escape from the scene of the first crime was interrupted by neighbour Charles Collard- whose was also shot dead. Barthelemy was apprehended by passers-by, handed over to police to be tried at the Old Bailey, and then hung at Newgate on 22 January 1855. This double murder shocked and outraged the public of the time, and was even given extensive coverage in the New York Times. Also contains a loose holograph transcription dated March 3rd 1855 of an obituary notice from 'the Gloucester paper' of 27 January 1855 which asserts that some of Moore's compositions were 'well known, being adapted to music'.

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        The Justice of the Peace and Parish Officer

      London - T. Cadell and W. Davies et al 1805 - Four volumes fully bound in original leather with gilt lettering. Originally published in 1755 by Richard Burn (1709-1785) a noted legal scholar. This work on English laws was later adapted for use in the Colonies prior to the American Revolution. This edition includes laws for ale houses, aliens, apprentices, bankruptcy, bastards, corn, fish, game, hats, hawkers, horses, infants, the military; an extensive section on the poor, post (mail), servants, taxes , vagrancy, tobacco, wives, women, and wrecks of the sea. These volumes were previously owned by Sir Robert George Wyndham Herbert Ickleton and contain his bookplate. Ickleton was an Eldon Law Scholar and private secretary to Gladstone. Condition: The bindings aretight and firm with the boards and all internal pages securely attached, althoughthefront hinge of volume one isstrained. There is some wear to the extremities including rubbing and marks to the leather, and cracking to the spines. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright withthe oddbrown spotorhandling mark. There is a bookplate on the front pastedown of each volume (asdescribed above). The overallcondition of these volumesis very good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Dictionary of the English Language: in Which the Words are Deduced from their Originals, and Illustrated in their Different Significations by Examples from the Best Writers

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme,, 1805. Ninth Edition: Corrected and Revised. 4 Volumes. Published London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1805. Thick 8vos., 6" x 9 1/2". Marbled calf covers loose, rear covers lacking on vols 2 and 3,; spine backings gone, boards and some end papers have residue from previous tape repairs; Signatures tight, bindings strong, pages bright and clean - internally very good and suitable for rebinding. The two front pieces of Dr. Johnson are present - the portrait facing the title page and the statue facing page 13. There is a minor spot on the top corner of the first few sheets in vol. 1, otherwise pages are very clean. A workable set. Early editions of Johnson's work have become scarce.. Hard. Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo..

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        Saggio sulla cagione delle forze di gravità e projezione aggiuntovi un'idea sulla direzione del pallone fondata su di una nuova costruzione del medesimo.

      Napoli, Raimondi, 1805 - In 16mo; 5 ff.n.nn., pp.188, 2 ff.n.nn. Few dampstains on the frontispiece and the first leaves. Folding plate. Later boards. First edition. Boffitto, 145. 3 immagini allegate. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        African Memoranda: relative to an attempt to establish a British settlement on the Island of Bulama, on the western coast of Africa, in the year 1792. With a brief notice of the neighbouring tribes, soil production, etc. and some observations on the facility of colonizing that part of Africa with a view to cultivation; and the introduction of letters and religion to its inhabitants: but more particularly as the means of gradually abolishing African slavery.

      Baldwin London 1805 - First edition. 4to., [viii], xv, 500pp., WITH A NOTE BY DOROTHY STANLEY TO DEDICATION LEAF, large folding map, 2 full-page engraved plans, later red half morocco gilt by Mudie, top edge gilt, a fine copy. A wonderful note by Lady Stanley. The dedication leaf reads "To that man, of whatever nation, who, with equal means, shall do more towards the introduction of civilization, by cultivation and commerce, to the inhabitants of the western coast of Africa, than was effected by the enterprise of which the following sheets are descriptive; these memoranda are respectfully inscribed, by Philip Beaver." Lady Stanley has added, to the foot of the dedication, in pencil: "To Stanley. That Man! Dorothy Stanley 1910." Beaver made a considerable name for himself as a Captain in the Royal Navy, serving with distinction in the Mediterranean and the East Indies during the Napoleonic Wars. Prior to that, however, "he associated himself with a scheme for colonising the island of Bulama on the coast of Africa, near Sierra Leone. The whole affair seems to have been conducted without forethought or knowledge. The would-be settlers were, for the most part, idle and dissipated. Beaver found himself at sea in command of a vessel of 260 tons, with 65 men, 24 women, and 31 children, mostly sea-sick and all equally useless. When they landed, anything like discipline was unobtainable . Beaver endeavoured, by unceasing toil, to keep a little order and to promote a little industry; but the men were quite unfitted for the work and manner of life, and the greater number of them died. The miserable remnants of the party evacuated the island and went to Sierra Leone, whence Beaver obtained a passage to England." (DNB). Cox I, 398; Gay 3196; Brunet 28440. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        African Memoranda: Relative to an Attempt to Establish a British Settlement on the Island of Bulama, on the Western Coast of Africa, in the Year 1792 with a Brief Notice of the Neighbouring Tribes, Soil, Productions &C. And Some Observations on the Facility of Colonizing That Part of Africa, with a View to Cultivation and the Introduction of Letters and Religion to Its Inhabitants: But More Particularily As the Means of Gradually Abolishing African Slavery

      London: C. and R. Baldwin, New Bridge-Street, Blackfriars. 1805, 1st Edition. () [xv], 500pp. Very good. Quarto. Marbled paper covered boards with leather binding and corners. Gilt lettering and decoration on spine. Marbled endpapers. Light foxing throughout. Fold out map frontispiece. Account by Captain Philip Beaver of His Majesty's Royal Navy..

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        Bouquet de Roses, Anémones, Pensées, Nêles, Auricules, Jonquilles et Muguet

      Paris: Vilquin, 1805. An exquisite plate of a bouquet of various flowers from arguably the most beautiful botanical work ever produced: "a work of outstanding importance and interest." Contemporary with the work of Redouté, "Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits" is one of the earliest examples of stipple-engraved and colour-printed botanical illustration. Published in 12 cahiers (or parts) of four plates each, the work was compiled to assist designers of porcelain and fabric, with the plates often showing flowers grouped together, usually matched according to their flowering season. The greatest collection of flower books to be sold at auction in the 20th century was the de Belder collection, sold by Sotheby's in 1987. The catalogue was intended to reflect the uniqueness of the collection, and the cover illustration selected to represent the best of the best was an image from Prevost's "Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits." Dunthorne describes it as, "a work of outstanding importance and interest...issued for the specific purpose of maintaining the great French tradition for excellence of design and draughtsmanship. Perhaps no other prints are more worthy of carrying on the tradition of Jean Baptiste and van Spaendonck than these fine examples of Prévost. Whether bouquets or sprays of flowers or fruit, they possess a splendour and freshness amounting almost to fragrance, which is largely due to the quality of the colour printing" (Dunthorne, p. 33). Cf. Dunthorne p. 229; cf. Great Flower Books (1990), p. 127; cf. Nissen BBI 1568; cf. Pritzel 7332; cf. Stafleu & Cowan, TL2 , 8319. Stipple engraving, printed in colours and finished by hand by Ruotte. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling and a few minor foxing marks.

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        A history of British birds.

      Newcastle: R. E. Bewick, (1805 - second edition).Octavo,two volumes, 746 pp.,wood engravings. Contemporary diced calf, rebacked with modern spine and two coloured labels, new endpapers, a very good clean copy. Volume one: History and description of land birds. Volume two: History and description of water birds. Anderson and Gibson 81; Freeman 306; Mullens and Swann p. 61-65; Wood p. 237.

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        La Teseide. Poema

      Parma, Luigi Mussi 1805.. 2 Bde. 4°. 5 Bll., X, 272; 321 (1) S. Mit 1 Titelportr. nach Angelika Kauffmann, gest. v. Francesco Rosaspina. Ldr. d. Zt. Mit je 2 farb. Rückensch., Rückengoldpräg., vergold. Fileten, Innenkantenvergoldung. Teresa Bandettini (1763-1837), war eine italienische Dichterin und Ballerina.

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        Carey's American Pocket Atlas; containing twenty maps . with a brief description of each State, and of Louisiana .Third edition, greatly improved and enlarged

      Mathew Carey, Philadelphia 1805 - Contemporary tree sheep, flat spine divided into compartments by gilt rules, red morocco lettering piece in the second compartment. Housed in a modern half brown morocco box. The third edition of the first American pocket atlas, significant for its new cartographic and textual information relating to the Louisiana Purchase and its map of the region published during the Lewis & Clark expedition. The guide, first published in 1796, is among the best early guides to the infant United States. This edition includes a general map of the United States, and maps of Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Ohio and the Northwest Territory, Maryland, Virginia, "Kentuckey" [sic], North Carolina, Tennessee (titled "Tennassee: lately the S.W. Territory"), South Carolina, Mississippi Territory and Georgia, and Louisiana. The maps were engraved by W. Barker, J. H. Seymour, A. Doolittle and Shallus. Each map is accompanied by text, presumably written by Carey, which reviews the geography, laws, climate, navigation, commerce and native tribes of each region. This edition, as the 1801 second edition of the atlas, includes a folding table providing information from the Federal Census of 1801 and a second table reviewing the value of exports from each state between 1791 and 1800. The map of Ohio in this edition of the pocket atlas is among the first to depict the state following its entry into the Union, being printed from the same plate as the previous maps of the "Northwest Territory" but with changes to the plate reflecting statehood (see Smith, Mapping of Ohio, chapter 5, plate VI). However, the more significant additions to this 1805 edition of the pocket atlas, given prominence on the re-set title page for this edition, are the textual material relating to the Louisiana Purchase and the map of Louisiana not found in the previous editions. The map, engraved by Shallus, depicts the entire region west of the Mississippi River to the Pacific. The map is derivative of the 1804 Arrowsmith and Lewis map with a similar "Soulard" mapping of the upper Missouri (see Wheat, Transmississippi West 266 and chapter xi). The map would be the "base for maps of later vintage" (Wheat) including the map in Lester's 1809 so-called Apocrypha edition of Lewis and Clark, as well as in the 1812 Philadelphia edition of Gass's Journal published by Carey. Interestingly, the latter appears to use the identical map as is here, with Wheat suggesting it to be a remainder, though more likely printed from the same plate (with the name of the engraver removed) as it was not included in Carey's 1810 or 1811 editions of Gass. This early cartographic fruit relating to the region takes on added significance considering its publication during the Lewis and Clark expedition. Howes C137; Shaw & Shoemaker 8134; Sabin 10856. Cf. Wheat, Transmississippi 266; Literature of Lewis & Clark, 3.7. (8 x 4 7/8 inches). 2pp. subscriber's list. 20 engraved maps (1 folding, 19 double-page), 2 folding letterpress tables. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        JACK AND JILL, and Old Dame Gill.

      [London:] J Evans & Sons, Long Lane, circa 1805. - JACK AND JILL, and Old Dame Gill. [London:] J Evans & Sons, Long Lane, circa 1805. Sixteen woodcut illustrations. 24mo, 16pp including self-wrappers, an untrimmed copy (edges creased or torn), loose as issued. Early printing of the first separate juvenile edition of this popular nursery rhyme, here extended to 15 verses. The rhyme first appeared in a shorter version in Mother Goose’s Melody (circa 1765), and was also sheet music in the 1790s. The first printing in our format was by “J Evans, No 42 Long Lane” circa 1800. Our version employs the same small woodcuts but with type reset (though both employ the long “s”) and numerous small variations between the two (e.g., the third line in the last verse in our copy reads “And put the place to right” rather than “To put the place to right all”). J Evans began publishing at Long Lane in the 1790s, and is known to have had business associations with the Marshalls (John Evans witnessed Richard Marshall’s will in 1799). See PML Be Merry & Wise #52. We have been unable to locate another copy of this ephemeral chapbook. OCLC lists two copies of a variant edition imprinted “T Evans, no 79 Long Lane” (Princeton and TPL); Osborne catalogue, p97, detailing their copy, describes verse on the title-page beneath the imprint (none present in our printing). Opie, Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes 254 cites the J Evans printing; but no Evans edition is listed in Opie’s Three Centuries of Nursery Rhymes and Poetry for Children (1973) exhibition catalogue. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The New and Complete American Encyclopaedia: or, Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, in Seven Volumes; on an Improved Plan: in which the Respective Sciences Are Arranged into Complete Systems, and the Arts Digested into Distinct Treatises; Also the Detached Parts of Knowledge Alphabetically Arranged and Copiously Explained, According to the Best Authorities; Containing a Digest and Display of the Whole Theory and Practice of the Liberal and Mechanical Arts, Comprising a General Repository of Ancient and Modern Literature, from the Earliest Ages Down to the Present Time: Including All the New Improvements and Latest Discoveries Made in the Arts and Sciences. The Superfluities which Abound in Other Dictionaries Are Expunged from This for the Purpose of Incorporating Complete Systems and Distinct Treatises the Whole Forming a General Circle of Science and Comprehensive Library of Universal Knowledge (From the Encyclopaedia Perthensis, with Improvements)

      John Low / E. Low, New York, 1805. First Edition. Full-Leather. Good/No Jacket. First American edition. No jackets. Engraved frontispiece in vol. 1, other engravings and maps appear to have been removed. Bindings in need of repair, a few spine labels missing, boards rubbed, foxed throughout. 1805 Full-Leather. Complete in seven volumes. 4to. Original full calf. Two column format. The first American edition of the Encyclopedia Perthensis, originally published in Scotland from the mid-1790s to 1805. Combines dictionary-style entries for single words (e.g. 'revolution) and encyclopedic entries for subjects (e.g. 'revolution of France'). Among the first encyclopedias to be printed in the United States, designed to compete with the first American edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica, which contained many more volumes, and was significantly more expensive. A significant early reference work, scarce in any condition.

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        "Detachement de la Garde d'honneur de Pitt". Blick in die Staßen Hamburgs mit einem detachement britischer Soldaten, vorne rechts ein Milchmädchen in Vierländer Tracht mit dem typischen Stohhut über dem Mützchen, auf den Schultern den Tragebalken mit den beiden Körbe voller Milchbehältern, rechts ein Süßigkeitenverkäufer, links neun Frauen, Männer und Kinder aus Hamburg in modischer, gut bürgerlicher Empirekleidung, aus Fenstern und Türen blicken weitere Hamburger Bürger.

      . Aquatinta bei M. Lapart (?), Paris, um 1805, 32,5 x 50 cm.. Verso die Verlegerangabe von alter Hand. Hamburg war während des letzten Kabinetts Pitt (1804 - 1806) durch englische Truppen vor der Vereinnahmung durch Napoleon geschützt, wurde aber nach Pitts Tod 1806 Teil des französischen Empire. Die englischen Soldaten sind dementsprechend dargestellt als z.T. krüppelhaft und unordentlich, wogegen die Hamburger Bürger in Bewegung und Kleidung vorteilhaft abstechen. - Mit Rändchen um die Plattenkante, im Randbereich links oben alt ausgebesserte Läsuren. Die lebhaft bewegte Darstellung vermittelt den Eindruck einer lavierten, flotten Federzeichnung.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Versuch einer pragmatischen Geschichte der baierischen und oberpfälzischen Mineralwässer. Nebst chemischer Untersuchung derselben in 41 Tabellen, der Bergnaphta bey Tegernsee, und einer Brunnenkarte. 2 Bände.

      Lindauer und Lentner, München 1805 - Leinen der Zeit mit Blindprägung, Rückenvergoldung (Rückentitel: "Heilquellen") und Schmuckpapiervorsätzen, XCVI, 1 Bl., 144 S.; S. 145 - 360, 1 Bl. Band I mit der großen "Karte der mineralischen Quellen des Herzogthum Baierns und der obern Pfalz" (mehrf. gefaltet) und 20 gefalt. Tabellen. Band II mit 21 gefalt. Tabellen. Engelmann, Bibl. medico-chirurgica, 197. Hirsch/Hübotter II, 823. Beschreibt die Mineralwässer von: Abach, Abensberg, Abensberg-Klosterbrunnen, Adelholzen, Allmannshausen, Altenötting, Benediktbaiern, Diezenbach, Ekhartsgrün, Eschellohe, Falkenberg, Fichtelsee, Firen, Fuchsmühl, Gecking, Gosel, Großalbertshofen, Hardeck, Höchenstadt, Kaniz, Kirchberg, Kondrau, Leutstetten oder Petersbrunnen, Marching, Moching, Mühldorf, Neumarkt, Rosenheim, Schäftlarn, Schwindeck, Sipenau, Sulzerbrunnen, Tegernsee, Wemding, Wasserburg, Wiesau, Wiesau der Stinker, Quirini-Oehl oder Bergnaphta. Der Arzt Johann Baptist Graf (1763-1819) hat sich sehr detailliert mit den bayerischen Mineral- und Heilquellen beschäftigt und liefert neben den chemischen und physikalischen Analysen auch Ortsbeschreibungen und Literaturangaben. - Einbände am Rücken leicht wellig, gering wasserfleckig, die Vergoldung teilweise etwas verblasst. Innen streckenweise mit Wasserrand, aber kaum stockfleckig. Karte und Tabellen jedoch nicht betroffen. Die Tabellen teils schlecht gefaltet, daher am Schnitt oft überstehend. Die Bände dadurch auch etwas aufgewölbt. Jeweils 2 schmale Stempel auf dem Titelblatt. Die Karte mit kleinem Riß nahe am Falz. 1300 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dr. Wolfgang Wanzke]
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