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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]

      [Bookseller: Iskandar Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: D & E LAKE LTD. (ABAC/ILAB)]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Hervé Sciardet]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Arundel Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., ABAA ILAB]
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        Voyages En Chine (3 Volume Collection)

      Chez F. Buisson, Libraire, rue Hautefeuille 1805 - 12mo. French. Leather bound with gilt flourishes around borders. Gilt title and volume number on spine. Tight binding with minimal shelf-wear. Clear, unmarked pages. Minor wear to spine; minimal rubbing. Three volume set documents the travels of Lord Macartney through China from 1794-1795. Originally from the library of College St. Thomas D'aquin, all three volumes contain library stamps on title page. Marbled inner boards and in-pages. This collection provides valuable and educational documentation of Lord Macartney's travels, including various translations of key terms. An exceptionally well-preserved collection in very good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sequitur Books]
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        Voyage en Chine formant le Complément du Voyage de Lord Macartney contenant des Observations et des Descriptions faites pendant le séjour de l'Auteur dans le Palais Impérial de Yuen-Min-Yuen, et en traversant l'Empire Chinois, de Péking à Canton: par John Barrow, Attaché à l'Ambassade Anglaise en Chine, en qualité d'Astronome et de Mécanicien: et depuis Secrétaire particulier de Lord Macartney, au Cap de Bonne-Espérance. Suivi de la Relation de l'Ambassade envoyée, en 1719, à Péking, par Pierre Premier, Empereur de Russie: Traduits de l'Anglais, avec des Notes, par J. Castéra, Traducteur du Voyage de Lord Macartney en Chine et en Tartarie.

      Paris, Chez F. Buisson, Libraire, An XIII (1805). - 3 tomes in-8, 6 volumes de texte, 464-400 -392 pp., sans l'atlas de planches. Ouvrages reliés en demi-basane d'époque, dos à nerfs, plats cartonnés marbrés épidermés avec de légers manques de papier, intérieur très frais. Très bons exemplaires. Bel ensemble de ces 3 volumes relatant l'Ambassade de Macartney en Chine. Observations et Descriptions faites pendant le séjour de l'Auteur dans le Palais Impérial de Yuen-Min-Yuen, et en traversant l'Empire Chinois, de Péking à Canton. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        RELATION DES MALHEURS ET DE LA CAPTIVITE PENDANT DEUX ANS ET CINQ MOIS DU CAPITAINE DAVID WOODARD, ET DE QUATRE DE SES COMPAGNONS DANS L'ISLE DE CELEBES, SITUEE SOUS LA LIGNE EQUINOXIALE, AVEC LA DESCRIPTION DE CETTE ISLE, DE SES PRODUCTIONS, ET DES MOEURS ET COUTUMES DE SES HABITANTS; SUIVIE DE PLUSIEURS RECITS INTERESSANS DE NAUFRAGES MODERNES. TRADUIT DE L'ANGLAIS SUR LA 3° EDITION. AVEC LE PORTRAIT DU CAPITAINE WOODARD, ET QUATRE PLANCHES ET CARTES, GRAVES EN TAILLE-DOUCE. PARIS. BUISSON. AN XIV. -1805.

      1805 - IN-8 (13 X 20,5 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON) DE 2 FEUILLETS + 322 PAGES, RELIURE D'EPOQUE PLEINE BASANE RACINEE, DOS LISSE ENTIEREMENT ORNE D'UN DECOR DORE, DENTELLE DOREE SUR COUPES, TITRE DORE SUR ETIQUETTE MAROQUIN ROUGE. ILLUSTRE D'UN PORTRAIT EN FRONTISPICE, DE 2 CARTES DEPLIANTES ET DE 2 PLANCHES HORS TEXTE. EDITION ORIGINALE DE LA TRADUCTION FRANCAISE. RARE. PETITS DEFAUTS EXTERIEURS, SINON BON EXEMPLAIRE. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Château de Capens]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Gert Jan Bestebreurtje]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Trumpington Fine Books Limited]
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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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        A HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF BRECKNOCK

      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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        THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER, AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE SACRAMENTS AND OTHER RITES AND CEREMONIES OF THE CHURCH, ACCORDING TO THE USE OF THE PROTESTANT EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

      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]

      [Bookseller: Patrick Pollak Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        II.N. Zoologie. Poissons. / 1. Mourine Vachette. Myliobatis Bovina. 2. Raie a Bandes, Vue en dessous. Raya Virgata. 3. Raie a Bandes. Vue en dessus.

      Paris 1805 - Image Size : , Platemark Size : 567x432 (mm), 22.25x17 (Inches), Paper Size : 713x535 (mm), 28x21 (Inches), Hand Colored, Copper Engraving

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        A CABINET OF QUADRUPEDS WITH HISTORICAL AND SCIENTIFIC DESCRIPTIONS. Complete in Two Volumes

      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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        Voyages entrepris dans les gouvernemens méridionaux de l’empire de Russie, dans les années 1793 et 1794, Par M. le Professeur Pallas ; Traduits de l’Allemand, Par MM. Delaboulaye et Tonnelier. Avec 28 vignettes, et un Atlas de 55 planches.

      A Paris, Chez Deterville, Libraire, Et à la Librairie Économique, 1805 - 2 vol. in-4° ; XXIII-653 pp.-25 planches repliées h.-t. [1-25]-14 vignettes h.-t. [1-14]/(2)-653 pp.-30 planches repliées h.-t. [26-55]-14 vignettes h.-t. [15-28], demi-basane havane, dos lisse joliment orné en partie à la grotesque, filets or, fleurons or, palette or en pied, titre or, tranches marbrées, rel. de l’époque, bel exemplaire. Atabey, 900. Cat. Russica, t. I, 35. Chadenat, 4792. Nissen, ZBI, 3076. Édition originale de la traduction française. Entre 1793 et 1794, Pallas conduira à ses frais, une seconde expédition dans le Sud de la Russie, visitant les contrées qui bordent la mer Caspienne et la presqu’île de Crimée. Itinéraire du deuxième voyage : de Saint-Pétersbourg à Zarizyn. Voyage au sud de la Volga. D’Astracan aux frontières du Caucase. De Giorgievsk à Tscherkask et Taganrog. De Taganrog en Tauride (Crimée). Description complète de la presqu’île de Crimée. Pallas voyagea accompagné de son épouse, de sa fille et du dessinateur C. G. H. Geissler. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard 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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        Museum des Wundervollen oder Magazin des Außerordentlichen in der Natur, der Kunst und im Menschenleben. 4. Band (enthält 6 Hefte, vollständig).,

      Leipzig, Baumgärtner (Baumgärtnerische Buchhandlung) 1805 - VIII/ 5 Bl., 528 S., 22 S., Anzeigenteil und 30 (13 gefaltete, 3 kolorierte) Kupfer, Papier teils fleckig / braun/stockfleckig, einige wenige Seiten in der Falz wurmgängig (kein Textverlust), ansonsten gut erhaltenes Exemplar, vollständige Jahrgänge dieser Zeitschrift sehr selten, Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 700 8 °, sauber und fachmännisch neu eingebunden in marmorierten Pappband, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Justice of the Peace and Parish Officer

      London - T. Cadell and W. Davies et al, 1805 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 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..

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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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        Recueil d'observations de zoologie et d'anatomie comparée, faites dans l'océan Atlantique, dans l'intérieur du nouveau continent et dans la Mer du Sud pendent les années 1799 . 1803.

      - Paris, Levrault, Schoell et Comp. XIII-1805. 4to (331 x 250mm). pp. viii, vi, 7-406, 305-344, with 30 engraved plates of which 17 beautifully handcoloured. Later green half calf, gilt ornamented spine in 5 compartments. Early issue of the first volume of two. Löwenberg states that there are two very different issues of the first volume and Fiedler and Leitner 4.5.2 list an almost identical copy as we offer. The more commonly found issue is the one dated 1811. The monographs are numbered 1 to 13 and supplemented by 2 monographs published in the 1811 edition with the pages numbered 305 to 344. The first volume here offered is almost identical, apart from new type setting, to the first volume of the 1811 edition and contains the same number of plates. It contains the following monographs:I. Sur l'os Hyoïde et le Larynx des oiseaux, des singes et du crocodile pp. 7-26 ; II. Sur une nouvelle espèce de singe, trouvée sur la pente orientale des Andes pp. 27-32, (1), plus a leaf of 'Additions'; III. Sur l'Eremophilus et l'Astroblepus, deux nouveaux genres de l'ordre des Apodes pp. 49-38; IV. Sur une nouvelle espèce de Pimelode, jetée par les volcans du Royaume de Quito pp. 39-46; V. Essai sur l'histoire naturelle du Condor, ou du Vultur Gryphus de Linné pp. 47-77; VI. Sur une nouvelle espèce de Gymnote de la rivière de la Madeleine pp.78-80 ; VII. Observations sur l'Anguille électrique (Gymnotus Electricus, Lin.) du Nouveau Continent pp. 81-148 ; VIII. Recherches anatomiques sur les reptiles regardés encore comme douteux par les naturalistes; faites à l'occasion de l'Axolotl, rapporté par M. de Humboldt du Mexique, par M. Cuvier pp. 149-196; IX. Insectes de l'Amérique Équinoxiale recueillis pendant le voyage de MM. De Humboldt et Bonpland et décrits par M. Latreille. pp. 197-283; X. Sur la respiration des Crocodiles. Par A. De Humboldt pp. 284-293; XI. Des Abeilles proprement dites, et plus particulièrement des insectes de la même famille qui vivent en société continue, et qui sont propres à l'Amérique Méridionale (Mélipones et Trigones) pp. 294-343 ; XII. Insectes de l'Amérique Équinoxiale, recueillis pendant le voyage de MM. De Humboldt et Bonpland et décrits par P.A. Latreille, (suite). pp. 344-397; XIII. Sur un ver intestin trouvé dans les poumons du Serpent à sonnettes, de Cumana, par A. De Humboldt pp. 398-406; Sur les Singes qui habitent les rives de l'Orénoque, du Cassiquiare et du Rio Negro, par A. De Humboldt pp. 305-335; Sur les Singes du Royaume de la Nouvelle-Grenade et des rives de l'Amazone, par A. De Humboldt pp. 336-344.The first zoology volume of Humboldt's great survey of Central and South America, 'Voyage aux régions équinoxiales du Nouveau Continent fait en 1799-1804'. This massive work, published in 34 volumes over 25 years, covered natural history, economy, ethnography, and archaeology.'The expedition to South America and Central America in the years 1799 to 1804 by Friedrich Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) and Aimé Jacques Alexander von Bonpland (1773-1858) has long been accepted as the most important ever made to America, because its results, based upon study by many specialists of the immense quantity of specimens and observations relating to botany, zoology, geology, geography and history which they amassed with almost incredible industry and often under great difficulty, were. made available within a comparatively short time afterwards. Humboldt and Bonpland journeyed into regions then little known or never before scientifically investigated’ (Stearn, Humboldt and Bonpland's 'Voyage aux Régions équinoxiales').The outstanding plates were engraved and printed in colours by the firm of Langlois, who was responsible for Redouté's finest publications. The engraving was done by Bouquet and Coutant from drawings by Barraband and Huet, who in turn based their work on Humboldt's sketches.BM (NH) II pp. 890-1 (with a full list of contents); Nissen ZBI, 2048; Löwenberg, Alexander von Humboldt 111; Fiedler [Attributes: 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 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 Atlas: Containing Twenty Maps and One Chart

      engraved for and published by Mathew Carey, Philadelphia 1805 - Expertly bound to style in diced russia over the original marbled paper-covered boards, flat spine in compartments divided by gilt double fillets, lettered in the second compartment An exceedingly rare issue of the first atlas of the United States published in America. This scarce atlas contains the same maps as the first edition of Carey's American Atlas of 1795. Following that first edition, the first atlas of the United States published in America, Carey printed from the same copper plates used for the 1796 first edition of his General Atlas , adding plate numbers to the upper right corners. Carey would re-issue his General Atlas in 1800 and 1804. Less well known, however, is the fact that he would also reissue the American Atlas in 1800 and 1805. Those issues of the American Atlas contained maps printed subsequent to the 1796 General Atlas , and therefore include the plate numbers from that work , thus explaining the haphazard numbering of the maps. Other than the addition of the plate numbers, the maps are from the same plates and appear to be identical to the first edition maps from the American Atlas of 1795. All the maps are printed on laid paper, and are preceded by a cancel letterpress title on wove. It seems likely, that Carey published this issue of the atlas from his remaining stock of the maps from the 1796 General Atlas with the addition of the cancel title. This would explain the presence of period hand-colouring on some of the maps in this copy, but not all. Although the title states the price of the atlas to be $5 plain and $6 colored, a contemporary ink inscription on the front pastedown suggests the atlas was sold for $4. A second edition of the American Atlas would be published in 1809, containing additional maps. The maps in the present atlas are as follows: 1. The British Posessions in North America . by Samuel Lewis 1794. Double page, hand coloured in outline 2. The Province of Maine . by Samuel Lewis, 1794. Hand coloured in outline 3. The State of New Hampshire . by Samuel Lewis, 1794. Double page, hand coloured in outline 4. Vermont From actual survey . by Amos Doolittle. Folding 5. The State of Massachusetts . by Samuel Lewis. Double page 6. Connecticut . by A Doolittle. Folding 7. The State of Rhode Island . by Harding Harris. 8. The State of New York . by Samuel Lewis. 1795. Double page 9. The State of Pennsylvania . by Samuel Lewis. Double page 10.The State of New Jersey . compiled by Samuel Lewis. Double page 11. Delaware . W. Barker, sculp. 12. The State of Maryland . by Samuel Lewis. Folding 13.The State of Virginia . by Samuel Lewis. 1794. Double page. 14.The State of North Carolina . by Samuel Lewis. Double page 15.Tthe State of South Carolina . by Samuel Lewis. 1795. Double page 16.Georgia . W. Barker, sculp. 17. Kentucky, reduced from Elihu Barker's large map. W. Barker sculp. Double-page. 18. A Map of the Tennassee State . taken chiefly from surveys by Genl. D. Smith. & others, J.T. Scott sculp. Double-page. 19. A map of South America. Folding 20. A map of the Discoveries made by Capts. Cook & Clerke . J.T. Scott, sculp. 21.A Chart of the West Indies . W. Barker sculp. Folding. The later issues of the first edition of the American Atlas -- i.e. the issues of 1800 and 1805 (as here) -- are very rare. Neither are cited in Phillips or LeGear and we can find no examples of this 1805 issue in the book auction records or OCLC. Howes C135 (seemingly confusing issues of the American Atlas with Carey's American Pocket Atlas ); Streeter Sale 79 (1800 issue). This issue not in Phillips or Sabin. (17 1/8 x 10 7/8 inches). Letterpress title (incorporating a list of the maps) printed on wove paper, otherwise engraved throughout on laid paper. 21 engraved maps (11 double-page, 5 folding, 3 with period hand-colouring in outline). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard 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.

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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]

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        COLLECTION OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY VOYAGES AND TRAVELS: CONTAINING,.VOLUMES 1 -3.

      Barnard & Sultzer., London, England. 1805 - ."I. TRANSLATIONS FROM FOREIGN LANGUAGES, OF VOYAGES AND TRAVELS NEVER BEFORE TRANSLATED. II. ORIGINAL VOYAGES AND TRAVELS NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED. III. ANALYSES OF NEW VOYAGES AND TRAVELS PUBLISHED IN ENGLAND.THREE VOLUME SET.VOL. I: xxiv, 124pp; iv, 200pp; iv, 96pp; 72pp; 32pp; 64pp; 20pp, 16pp. VOL. II: iv, 162pp; iv, 212pp; 182pp; 86pp.VOL. III: vi, 192pp, iv; iv, 88pp, ii; i, 87pp, i; i, 77pp, iii; i, 36pp, ii; 80pp, ii; 52pp, ii, 16.Professionally rebound in blue leather, gilt lettering on spine, raised spine bands.Marbled endpapers.Heavily illustrated with 8 text maps, 21 plates, charts, and plans, full-page and folded.Contents of VOL. I include Cassas's Travels, Kuttner's Travels, Michaux's Travels to the westward of the Allegany Mountains with a large fold out engraved map of nearly the entire eastern U.S. west to the Mississippi River(14" x 19 1/2"), Kotzebue's Travels, Tuckey's Voyage, Woodward's Narrative, etc.Contents of VOL. II include St. Vincent's Voyage in African Seas, Olassen and Povelsen's travels in Iceland, gleanings of a wanderer in England, Scotland, and North Wales, Analyses of various New English publications, etc.Contents of VOL. III include Pouqueville's Travels in the Morea and Turkey in Europe, Mangourit's Travels in Hanover, Fischer's Travels in the South of France, an original tour in Spain, an original tour in Ireland, analyses of two or three late voyages and travels published in London, etc.Of special note is the inclusion (in VOL. II) of Michaux's travels, being the second translation into English, with large untitled folded engraved map by Smith and Jones of nearly the entire eastern U.S. west to the Mississippi River (plus southern Canada) with extensive geographical details and place names, and locations of several dozen lands of Indian tribes.COMPLETE SETS ARE RARELY FOUND AS THIS FORMAT WAS ISSUED ONLY FOR THE NOBILITY AND THE WEALTHY.Minor aging and foxing.Maps and plates, etc. in good to better condition.Retired library volumes, minor markings on bottom of text block only, no maps or plates affected.BEAUTIFULLY BOUND 3 VOLUME SET. Additional shipping and handling charges will apply for multiple volumes and weight. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Biblia, Das Ist: Die ganze Göttliche Heilige Schrift Alten und Neuen Testaments, nach der Deutschen Uebersetzung D. Martin Luthers; Mit jedes Capitels kurzen Summarien, auch beygefügten vielen und richtigen Parallelen: Nebst einem Anhang Des dritten und vierten Buchs Esra und des dritten Buchs der Maccabaer

      Gottlob Jungmann, Reading 1805 - 4to. [4], [44], 1008, 277, [3]. Contemporary calf with raised bands. Binding is worn, brass clasps are missing, otherwise good. Early German American Bible published in Pennsylvania. Text in German. Good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Discourses on Government

      New York, for Richard Lee, by Deare and Andrews,, 1805. Published from an original manuscript of the author. To which is added, an account of the author's life, and a copious index. 3 volumes, octavo. Early 20th-century brown half morocco, spines lettered gilt, low raised bands with decorative gilt rolls, marbled sides, spinkled edges. Frontispiece portrait to volume I, with half-titles. Small mark to lower corner of volume I, very light foxing, but an excellent copy for an American book of this date. An attractive American edition, published the same year as another at Philadelphia: surprisingly, COPAC locates only a single microform copy in British libraries. "Although long and sometimes repetitive the Discourses places Sidney alongside Milton as the master of republican eloquence. It is the power of its prose, as much as any aspect of its content, which helps to account for the work's exceptional subsequent impact in Britain, continental Europe, and America. Polemically a refutation of Sir Robert Filmer's Patriarcha (1680), the practical purpose of the Discourses is again to argue for armed resistance to oppression ... for subsequent influence in Enlightenment Britain, America, the United Provinces, Germany, and France he had no seventeenth-century rival except John Locke" (ODNB).

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        Liber Nauticus, and Instructor in the Art of Marine Drawing.

      London: John Nichols for Edward Orme, 1805-6 - 2 parts in 1 volume, folio (475 × 330 mm). Recently bound to style in eighteenth-century half diced russia, marbled boards, matching russia patch label with gilt title to the upper board. Some light marginal finger-soiling, a couple of short edge-splits, but overall an excellent copy. Engraved Address to the first part with decorative head- and tailpiece, that to the second letterpress, with an engraved border of flags. The first part has 17 plates, 12 of them engraved, the other 5 aquatint, one printed in sanguine, 2 in sepia and one with hand-colour; the second part with 24 aquatinted plates, 7 of them coloured. The title page to the first part is an early issue with the title corrected to "Liber Nauticus" with an overslip pasted over the final "m" of the second word, and slip "End of the First Part", pasted in at the end of the description of the plates on p.16. Watermarks, where present, are for 1802. First edition. An excellent copy of probably the grandest English naval aquatint book, eight of the plates here being coloured, in Abbey's copy only plate XVII was coloured. Dominick and John Thomas Serres were father and son. The father was born at Auch in Gascony, and educated at the famous Benedictine academy in Douai, being intended for the clergy. However, he ran away to sea, shipping as a common seaman to South America, and eventually becoming master of a ship trading with Havana. He was captured by a British frigate and brought to England, where he met the marine artist Charles Brooking, being much influenced by his work. "In 1765 Serres became a member of the Incorporated Society of Artists, with which he exhibited for two years. On the establishment of the Royal Academy in 1768 he was chosen one of the foundation members, and was a constant contributor up to the time of his death. Between 1761 and 1793 he exhibited eight works at the Society of Artists, twenty-one at the Free Society, and 105 at the Royal Academy" (ODNB). He was briefly marine painter to George III. John Thomas Serres was trained by his father and succeeded him as marine painter to the King, and to the Duke of Clarence, later William IV "the Sailor King." He was also a regular contributor to the Royal Academy, for the first time at the precocious age of 17, and on the title page here is described as 'Marine Draught-man to the Honourable the Board of Admiralty.' He "worked skilfully in various media but, while his accuracy in ship depiction was akin to that of his father, John Thomas Serres was inclined to over-dramatize weather conditions He is, however, more extensively represented at the National Maritime Museum than his father." The book was "intended to assist his students" at the Chelsea Naval School, and it is interesting to note that the plates in the first section, which are all after John Thomas, are in the main comprised of ship details and simply-engraved ship portraits of various types of vessel. The more complexly composed aquatint plates of the second part, showing shipping in a variety of naturalistically-rendered, recognizable settings - for example plate XXXI depicts A Schooner with a View of New York, and XXXVIII A Polacca with a View of Strombouli - are all after Dominick. Entirely in keeping with the nautical subject matter, the book has been bound using reindeer russia salvaged from the Danish brigantine Metta Catherina, which sank off Drake's Island in Plymouth Sound in 1786. Abbey Life 345 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        PRACTICAL PHILOSOPHY OF SOCIAL LIFE

      1805 - KNIGGE, Adolf Franz Friedrich. PRACTICAL PHILOSOPHY OF SOCIAL LIFE; or, the art of conversing with men: after the German of Baron Knigge. By P. Will. Lansingburgh [NY]: Published by Penniman & Bliss; Troy: O. Penniman & Co. Printers, 1805. First American edition. Octavo. xxxii,368 pp. Contemporary full leather binding, morocco label and gilt fleurons on spine. Contemporary ink ownership on ffep. and t.p, small ink notes in margins, ink notes and tipped-in newspaper clippings on pastedowns. Binding is sound though rubbed on edges, lightly soiled, with an old repair on the upper board, which is slightly bowed too. Text is clean. Adolf Franz Friedrich Knigge (1752-1796), a German philosopher and writer, under the name "Philo," was one of the most active members of the Illuminati, a mutual moral and intellectual improvement society founded by Adam Weishaupt, and which later became affiliated to the Freemasons. This work is an English language translation of Knigge's most poular work, Ueber den Umgang mit Menschen (1788), in which he lays down rules to be observed for a peaceful, happy and useful life. (Shaw & Shoemaker 8743).

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company, inc.o ABAA]
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        An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk,containing.

      - (title cont.).A Description of the Towns, Villages, and Hamlets, with the Foundations of Monasteries, Churches, Chapels, Chanteries, and other Religious Buildings. Also An Account of the antient and present state of all the Rectories, Vicarages, Donatives and . Likewise an Historical Account of the Castles, Seats and manors. Collected out of Ledger-Books, Registers. 11 volumes. Printed for William Miller in London between 1805 and 1810. A Monumental Work by Francis Blomefield and continued after his death in 1752, by Charles Parkin.36 plates - many folding - they include maps of Norwich, Kings Lynn and 'Marshland Norfolk ', several of churches and monuments and also pedigrees and coats of arms. pp: 548;559;671;580;527;521;520;548;529;479;402 + 83 General index. Each volume has its own index. In original half calf over marbled boards with twin labels and raised bands. The marbling is worn and while the binding in each volume is tight and secure, in volumes 1,4 & 8, it has parted from the casing. There is some foxing mainly associated with the plates and prelims. The set has been collated and is complete. Walter Rye in his 'Index of Norfolk Topography' notes that 'Blomefield was a lucky man, in not only having great help in his work, but in having access to the vast collections made by Le Neve, Tanner, Martin, and others. He was indeed himself a very diligent collector and sorter of deeds and local information, but little more; .such of his work as he completed for the press before he died is.infinitely superior to that compiled almost entirely from his materials by The Rev. Charles Parkin, who did what little he did badly."

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        A Natural History of Uncommon Birds, and of Some Other Rare and Undescribed Animals

      printed by C. Rickaby "for the author" [i.e. William Gardiner and Messrs. Robinson], London 1805 - [ With :] EDWARDS, George (1694-1773). Gleanings of Natural History, Exhibiting Figures of Quadrupeds, Birds, Insects, Plants, &c. London: printed by C. Rickaby for "the author" [i.e. William Gardiner and Messrs. Robinson], "1758-1760" [plates watermarked 1803-1805]. 3 parts bound in 2 volumes. Titles and text printed on wove or laid paper, one general title at the front of vol.I with engraved vignettes by Johann Sebastian Müller, letterpress English and French general title and part-titles, text in English and French in double columns, translated by J. du Plessis and Edmond Barker. 1 uncoloured engraved portrait of the author by Miller after "Dandridg," 152 etched plates (printed on wove or laid paper) all finely hand-coloured, by and after Edwards and others. Together 4 volumes. Quarto (11 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches). Uniform contemporary red straight-grained morocco, covers with border of a triple gilt fillet, spines in six compartments with double raised bands, the bands highlighted with gilt fillets and roll tools, lettered in the second and fourth compartments, gilt turn-ins, gilt edges. Provenance : George Savile Foljambe (1800-1869, Osberton Hall, Nottinghamshire, England, armorial bookplate). A spectacular set of "one of the most important of all bird books, both as a fine bird book and a work of ornithology" (Fine Bird Books). This issue, bound circa 1815, benefits greatly from being published at a time when two book-arts were at a high point: the art of hand-colouring was at its most sophisticated and the design and execution of bindings was equally exceptional. The colouring in this issue has the clear jewel-like quality that is a feature of the work of the best colourists of the Regency period. The same period also produced some of best binders since the 17th-century Restoration masters and the present set is a delightfully-understated example of the kind of craftsmanship of which they were capable. Edwards "has been well described as an unscientific but very accurate describer and painter of animal life, and his writings will always remain of paramount authority, from the faithfulness of his description of many new birds, subsequently incorporated in the Linnaean System. He had, says Swainson, the simplicity and piety of Izaac Walton, and may be looked upon as one of our greatest worthies. He retired about 1764 to Plaistow, died July 23, 1773" (Mullens and Swann p.194). "Through the influence of Sir Hans Sloane, [Edwards] was chosen Librarian to the Royal College of Physicians . Almost immediately after he was appointed . Edwards commenced the preparation of a series of coloured drawings of animals and birds, used later to illustrate [the present work]; for these he was awarded the Gold Medal of the Royal Society and subsequently elected a Fellow" (Lisney p.127). The work was quite successful and went through a number of transformations whilst under Edwards' control, including the issuing of a French text edition. Shortly after he retired in 1769 he sold "to Mr. James Robson, Bookseller . all the remaining copies of my Natural History . coloured under my immediate inspection, together with all my copper-plates, letter-press, and every article in my possession relative to it . and that my labours may be handed down to posterity with integrity, truth, and exactness, I have delivered into his hands a complete set of plates, highly coloured by myself, as a standard to those Artists who may be employed in colouring them for the future" (George Edwards, declaration quoted in Robson's Some Memoirs? of George Edwards , dated May Ist, 1769). [Bound at the end of the second work are:] [J. ROBSON] Some Memoirs of the Life and Works of George Edwards . London: for J.Robson, 1776. Lacking the 4 engraved plates. Zimmer p.529. [And with:] Carolus LINNAEUS. A Catalogue of the Birds, Beasts, Fishes, Insects. contained in Edwards's Natural History . with their Latin names . London: for J. Robson, 1776. Cf. Anker 124-126; cf. Fine Bird Boo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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