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        ABECEDAIRE instructif des Arts et Metiers. Ouvrage - Dans lequel un Enfant, en s'amusant, peut s'instruire des Arts les plus utiles a la societe.

      Lyon, Ayne, An XIV - 1805.. Kl.-8°. 96 S. Priv. Pp. der Zeit.. In franz. Sprache. Mit einem Frontispiz und sechs Tafeln, sowie mit Vignetten, Bordüren und Holzstichen illustriert. - Leicht fingerfleckig, etw. fleckig, Gbrsp., Ebd. berieben. - Diese frühe französische Fibel zeigt auf den Tafeln alphabetisch geordnete Berufe. Selten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        Topographische Chronik von Breslau. Quartale 1-9 (alles) in 3 Bänden. 1 Bl., 914 S., 9 Bl. u. 9 Bl. Quartalstitel. Mit 9 wiederh. großen gestoch. Titelvignetten und 27 (6 gefalt., 1 kolor.) Kupfertafeln. 4°. - Dabei: (Derselbe und J. C. D. Geisler). Geschichte der Belagerung von Breslau, vom 6. Dec. 1806 bis 7. Jan. 1807. 4 Bl., 200 S. Mit gestoch. Vignette, gestoch. Faltplan und 3 (1 kolor.) Kupfertafeln. 4°. Schlichte Pappbde d. Z. (berieben, der Ergänzungsband mit etwas abweichendem Bezugspapier).

      Breslau, Stadt- und Universitäts-Buchdruckerey, Graß und Barth, 1805-1807 und (Band 4) 1808.. . Wertvolle Stadtchronik, so komplett und mit dem Anhang selten. Enthält Ansichten von F. G. Endler und W. Sander, darunter Nicolai- und Sandtor, Markt (2), Universität (2), Harzfeldisches Haus, Domkirche St. Johann, Schloßplatz, Kloster und verschiedene andere Kirchen. Die übrigen Kupfer mit kolor. Stadtwappen (im Breslau-Kat. als Frontispiz abgebildet), Porträts u. a. Im seltenen Anhang die kolor. Aquatinta "Brand der Wutheschen Häuser" sowie die umfangreiche und detaillierte Auflistung "Verzeichniß der Unglücksfälle und Beschädigungen, welche während der Belagerung von Breslau Menschen, Häuser und Sachen betroffen haben", die gleichzeitig ein lückenloses, nach Hausnummern geordnetes Einwohner-, Berufs- und Straßenverzeichnis Breslaus ist. - Leicht gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. Einige nicht störende gelöschte Bibl.-Stempel.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Braecklein]
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        Document Signed

      Paris: , 1805. Paris, 1805. unbound. 3 pages, legal folio, 12 x 7.5 inches, Paris, August 1805. Exceptional content document in French signed "Nap." Imprinted "...l'Empereur des Francais, Roi d'Italie." Written in the hand of an unknown minister but endorsed by Napoleon with fourteen words written in his hand, approving "surveillance of Enemies of France, Foreigners and Residents in Tuscany." A report is also requested from a physician concerning "the terrible health conditions in Naples..." Natural folds and minor soiling; otherwise very good condition. This is a rare reference to the August 6, 1805 earthquake which killed an estimated 40,000 people, with many more succumbing to disease.

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        An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. New Edition in Four Volumes. Embellished with an Elegant Head of the Author. Embellished with an Elegant Head of the Author.

      Glasgow: R.Chapman, 1805.  4 volumes, twelvemo, ORIGINAL PALE BLUE BOARDS, UNCUT, original printed paper labels, engraved frontispiece portrait of Adam Smith from the Tassie Medallion, pp.viii, 304; iv, 286; iv, 284, (4); iv, 280, skilful repair to hinges of volume I, heads of spines chipped, a little browned throughout, unopened on some gatherings, a good copy surviving in its original publishers binding.Vanberblue, p.13 Rare first Glasgow edition, taken from the fourth edition of 1786, and the first printing of the Wealth in Scotland and the first to contain a portrait of the author.

      [Bookseller: Hamish Riley-Smith Rare Books]
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        A Selection of Views in the County of Lincoln comprising the Principal Towns and churches, the remains of Castles & Religious Houses and seats of the Nobility and Gentry with Topographical & Historical Accounts of Each View

      William Miller, London 1805 - Contemporary diced calf with elaborate gilt decoration to boards, gilt titles on spine, corners repaired, gilt decoration to turn-ins, a.e.g., marbled endpapers with bookplate (Keld Fenwick, Witham Hall) to front pastedown, hand coloured map frontis, engraved dedication leaf and three engraved divisional plates, illustrated with 50 tissue guarded engraved plates and engraved vignette tail-pieces, a few text leaves a little browned else internally clean and bright., 4to , Unpaginated pp [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Carte D'Asie. Dresséè pour l'instruction..

      Paris, 1805. Dressée pour l'instruction.. Incisione in rame all'acquaforte, confini in colore d'epoca, cm 50,5 x 65,5 (alla lastra) più margini , titolo entro semplice cartiglio sulla sinistra, sotto un piccolo riquadro di dettaglio. Sono segnalati le Mer Baltique, le Mer Glaciale, le Golfe de Bengale, le Mer des Indes, le Grande Mer du Sud. Piega editoriale, tracce di lieve foxing su tutta la carta, alcune gualciture, tenue e buona coloritura, nell'insieme discreta conservazione. .

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Botteghina D'arte G]
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        A New and Authentic History of France, from the earliest records of time, to the end of the grand revolutional contest. [Vol IV title ends instead: 'to the Peace of Presburg, in 1806'.] 4 volumes.

      Printed for the author, and sold by Champante and Whitrow, Jewry St. and at the British Directory Office: n.d. [1805-06], London: - Vol I: iv, 454; Vol II: [vi], (iii-)480; Vol III: (vi), (3-)500; Vol IV: (viii), 624. With the folding map and 64 of the 66 plates called for. All the 14 folding plates are present, although several of these have some staining, soiling, false folds, or repairs, and the map and Vol I title have some staining. The other plates are mostly clean and good, as is the text. Some page edges in Vol I have old worm holes. The plates absent from Vol III are the portraits of Hyder Ali and the Prince of Saxe Cobourg. Firm, 216x136mm, in contemporary half calf, spines with red labels and ruled gilt braid, refurbished, with worn marbled boards with vellum corners. [EXTRA Heavy Item] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chapel Books]
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        PRINCIPES D'ÉLOQUENCE POUR LA CHAIRE ET LE BARREAU. Nouvelle édition revue, corrigée, augmentée du Discours de l'auteur lors de sa réception à l'Acadèmie française, de la réponse du duc de Nivermois et d'une lettre de Louis XVI

      G. Warée, Paris 1805 - 8º, 1 retrato del Cardenal Maury, grabado por B. Roger, VIII p., 472 p., hojas limpias. Pasta española, doble tejuelo, florones y letras dorados en lomo. Cortes jaspeados. Edición original. Buen ejemplar. Consejos para preparar buenos discursos y sobresalir en el arte de la elocuencia, seguido de un conjunto de ejemplos de los mejores oradores franceses y extranjeros. Antecede a la obra el discurso pronunciado por el abate Maury en su recepción a la Academia Francesa el 27 de enero de 1785, la respuesta del director de la Academia, el duque de Nivernois y una carta de Luis XVI a Maury de 3 de febrero de 1701. Oratoria. Francia. Iglesia católica. Oratory. France. Catholic Church.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Studio]
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        A Cabinet of Quadrupeds

      Privately Printed [ARC] - ARCHIVAL REPRINT: Limited Edition. [London: Printed for Darton and Harvey; 1805]. Engravings, by James Tookey; drawings by Julius Ibbetson; historical and scientific descriptions by John Church. Limited to 125 numbered copies, this being NO. 22. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: VENTURA PACIFIC LTD Out of Print Books]
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        Farmacologia quirurgica o Ciencia de Medicamentos externos o internos precisos para curar las enfermedades de cirugia; con un tratado de Farmacia relativo a la preparacion y composicion de los medicamentos.

      Imprenta de Villalpando, Madrid 1805 - pasta sobada con tejuelo, manchas del tiempo pero bien conservado . traducido al castellano de la ultima edicion y aumentado por el Doctor D. Antonio Lavedan. 2ª edicion corregida y aumentada. 568 págs.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA ANTICUARIA EPOPEYA]
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        Précis historique de la dernière expédition de Saint-Domingue -

      Chez Delafolie, Le Normant Sans date (1805) -, Paris - 1 In-8 257 pp. + 48 pp. Reliure d'époque demi-basane marron. Dos lisse avec pièce de titre de maroquin rouge. Intérieur sur papier bleu avec rousseurs parfois fortes. En bon état ÉDITION ORIGINALE. Ancien conseiller à Saint-Domingue, Laujon fait dans cet ouvrage le récit de la prise de pouvoir de Toussaint-Louverture. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Navigation, pome. [Two Volumes].

      Paris: Chez Giguet et Michaud, Imp.-Libraires, 1805.. lxxi, 243 pp.; 391 pp. Sm. 8vo. Half brown calf over speckled paper covered boards, tan spine label title in gilt, gilt rules and decorations. First edition. Illus. with two engraved frontispieces (the first by N. Thomas after N. A. Monsiau, and the second by J. Couch after S. D. Mirys). Sabin 22880. Cohen-de Ricci 350. McLaren: Laprouse in the Pacific 321. Beddie: Cook 3825. Ferguson 427. du Reitz: Bibliotheca Polynesiana 410. Kroepelien Collection 805. Half title: "La Navigation, pome en huit chants, avec des notes historiques et gographiques." A didactic poem in eight "chants" or songs, the second of which relates to the discovery of America by Columbus. Joseph-Alphonse Esmenard (1769-1811) who was well traveled, composed this work at sea on a trip to Haiti as secretary to Le Clerc. The work is accurate in its descriptions and covers the great explorers especially those of the 18th century such as Cook and Anson, and of course La Prouse, who by this time had already been missing for more than a decade and who is really the hero of this poem: the second frontispiece depicts the hypothetical "Naufrage des canots de la Prouse au Port des Franais" as described in Canto 8. A second edition, edited to six cantos, was published the following year. Both editions are rare. Provenance: ownership signature 'De Praz' with a flourish in an early 19th c. hand. Very good copies, some scuffing to spine and boards, owner's name on title pages, offsetting to corners of endpapers and a few last leaves.

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        DESCRIPTIVE EXCURSIONS THROUGH SOUTH WALES AND MONMOUTHSHIRE, In the Year 1804, and the Four Preceeding Summers

      London: Printed for the Author ... 1805. . 1st Ed. 2 vols. xxvii + 404pp. + 396pp. + ix + 396pp. 31 uncoloured plates in stipple and aquatint. Ex.-libris A. Leslie Evans & D.B. Rees, some light sporadic foxing heavier to pp.115-119 of vol. 1., frontiss. offset to t.ps., rebound in gilt lettered cloth, sl. discolouring, sl. fraying to upper joint of vol. 1. Abbey Scenery 518. & Edward Donovan (1768-1837), naturalist and author. He travelled through Monmouthshire and South Wales in the summers of 1800 and the succeeding years, publishing an account of his travels in 1805 illustrated from his own sketches. The first excursion took him many hundred miles in various directions, and he surveyed the country from Bristol to Pembroke; his observations during the time are among the most useful of his works. Additional postage may be necessary US$526

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        Spanish playing cards; four Empires deck of playing cards

      Rare Spanish deck of playing cards, illustrating the costumes of the World. c.1805. [Madrid?]. Forty-eight hand-coloured copper-engraved cards (complete), excellent condition. 89 mm x 56 mm.The set comprises four suits of twelve (national suits), each with ace, pip cards 2-9, and three full-length court cards (king, knight, jack), versos with terracotta foliate and star pattern (old glue stains top and bottom), square corners. A fine pack whose suits recall important aspects of Spanish history by illustrating costumes of American Indians, Turkish horsemen, Arabs, Roman Empire and the Spanish colonists of America.Provenance: from the collection of Jaime Ortiz Patiño (1930 ? 2013), one of the foremost collections of playing cards ever assembled, mainly of the 18th and 19th centuries; his was one of the largest since the dispersal of Lady Charlotte Schreiber?s collection in the 19th century, now in the British Library.

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        RECHERCHES ASIATIQUES, OU MÉMOIRES DE LA SOCIÉTÉ ÉTABLIE AU BENGALE POUR FAIRE DES RECHERCHES SUR L'HISTOIRE ET LES ANTIQUITÉS, LES ARTS, LES SCIENCES ET LA LITTÉRATURE DE L'ASIE. TRADUITS DE L'ANGLOIS PAR A. LABAUME. REVUS ET AUGMENTÉS DE NOTES, POUR TOUTE LA PARTIE ORIENTALE, PHILOLOGIQUE ET HISTORIQUE, PAR L. LANGLÈS. ET POUR LA PARTIE DES SCIENCES EXACTES ET NATURELLES, PAR LES CENS CUVIER, DELAMBRE, LAMARCK ET OLIVIER.

      Paris 1805 - 2 volumes quarto, without a binding but sown with brown paper wrappers. Volume one text v-xcviipp, 1-528pp, 1-31pp and 33 plates and volume two 1-460pp, 1-84pp text and 11 plates plus two folding tables. Condition- last leaf in volume one with a small hole, some very light damp staining to the first few leaves of volume two. One pin prick hole to inner margin volume two. TEXT UNOPENED. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Russell, ABA, ILAB, est 1978]
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        Secretary of the Treasury Gallatin notifies Collectors of Customs that an act of Congress ìconcerning the registering and recording of ships and vesselsî has ìfull force and effectî in the territories ceded to the United States by the Louisiana Purchase

      Signed Letter & Signed Free Frank! Circular Letter Signed ìAlbert Gallatinî as Jeffersonís Secretary of the Treasury, 1p, 8î x 10î. Treasury Department [Washington, D.C.], January 31, 1805. Integral leaf is franked ìAlbert Gallatin,î reddish brown postmarked ìWASHN CITY FEB 12î and stamped ìFREE.î Clerically addressed from ìTreasury Departmentî to ìJeremiah Nicholls Esquire / Collector of Customs / Chester / Maryland.î Light toning at folds. Fine condition. In full, ìIt 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 to amend the ëAct concerning the registering and recording of ships and vessels,í passed on the 27th of March, 1804.î This printed, personally signed, circular letter was sent to all Collectors of Customs. On May 13, 1793, Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton, in a circular letter, told each Collector of Customs, in part, ìYou will be pleased particularly to observe, that these sea-letters are to be issued to all vessels, bound to foreign ports, which are, really and bona fide, wholly the property of one or more citizens of the United States Ã? No vessel in which any foreigner is interested wholly, or even in part, directly, or indirectly, either by holding the legal title to her, or by any trust, or other device, is entitled to the benefit of one of these documents; and you will take the most especial care to prevent deceptions and collusions in that respectÃ?î Evidently, these 1793 instructions had ìbecome liable to abuseî and resulted in a request by President Jefferson in the letter here offered. ìAn act giving effect to the laws of the United States within the territories ceded to the United States by the treaty of the 30th of April, 1803, between the United States and the French Republic, and for other purposesî signed by President Jefferson on March 27, 1804, stated, in part, that ìAn act concerning the registering and recording of ships and vessels Ã? shall extend to and have full force and effect in the above mentioned territories,î the land acquired by the Louisiana Purchase.

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        Autograph Letter Signed to the Rt. Hon. William B. Ponsonby at Cheltenham, 2 pages 4to with address-leaf with seal and postal cancellations, St Anne's Hill, 30 September [1805].

      - Discussing the candidacy of Parnell (Sir John Parnell, 1774-1801) for Queen's County, and declaring that as he had no time in which to obtain Ponsonby's opinion he had given his consent. '. Ld Temple informed me that he had received from Parnell the most unequivocal assurances that his Politicks would be with us, and asked me whether upon this declaration I should wish him to be supported. . I answered Ld Temple that I had no doubt about the propriety of supporting a Man of Parnell's family & character if he was decidedly with us. . Pray let me know that I have not been doing mischief. .'William Brabazon Ponsonby, first Baron Ponsonby (1744-1806) was an Irish politician and sportsman who aligned himself firmly with the Foxite Whigs. Henry Brooke Parnell, first Baron Congleton (1776-1842, politician) had succeeded to the family estates in Queen's county in 1801 on the death of his father, Sir John Parnell (1745-1801). He represented the constituency in parliament in 1802 and from 1806 to 1832 continuously.

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        Cases of Pulmonary Consumption Treated with Uva Ursi: To Which are Added Some Practical Observations

      Oxford Oxford University Press 1805. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed and scuffed. Light browning. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons with minimal marking First Edition Half leather marbled board cover 210mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). xxiv, 293pp.

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        The works of Edmund Spenser [...] with the principal illustrations of several commentators. To which are added notes [...] by the Rev Henry John Todd [...]

      London: printed for F.C. and J. Rivington, T. Payne, Cadell and davies, and R.H. Evans, 1805. 8 vols. 8vo. Engraved portrait frontipsiece.Contemporary full diced russia, gilt ruled with fully gilt spines, lettered direct, several joints skilfully renewed. A very handsome set. Bookseller’s ticket of Calignant, Paris. Best and most beautiful edition of Spenser’s works, according to Brunet.

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        Voyages d Antenoren Grece et en Asie avec des notions sur l Egypte.Manuscrit grec trauvé a Herculanum traduit por E. F. Lantier.Huitiome edition avec cinq planches.3 Volúmenes

      Buisson, Paris 1805 - pasta con tejuelos hierros dorados bien conservada 5 grabados al acero. . 1138 págs.

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        Cádiz Fhenicia

      Imprenta de José del Collado 1805 - Tomos 1º, 2º y 3º. 376+444+382 pp. Sello quarto en guardas [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Great Importance Of A Religious Life Considered. To Which Are Added Some Morning And Evening Prayers.

      London: Vernor and Hood, 1805 - The 31st edition. 4 in. x 6 ½ in. 203 pp. Hand-colored frontispiece of the author. Full black leather with gilt edges, front and back, and gilt titling and design on the spine. All edges gilt. The fore-edge shows a painting of three ships, some birds, and an object floating on the water. Some corner wear. A signature appears on the front paste-down. The first two prelims contain a prayer hand-written in ink; there follow two blank pages, and then two more prelims with a "Morning Prayer" written in ink in a different hand. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Illustration Of The Monastic History And Antiquities Of The Town And Abbey Of St Edmunds Bury

      William Miller, 1805. FIRST EDITION 1805. Extremely rare book. Printed for the author by J Nichols And Son. Pages, xv, Part 1, 252 pages followed by 15 full page plates, 32pp appendix, Part 2 10 pages, 2pp subscribers, 8pp Contents. The text pages are nice and clean with no marks or foxing. All the plates are affected by foxing/staining on the edges. Inscription on front blank endpaper and bookplate from another owner on front pastedown. The book is nice and tight and may be in the original patterned and leather boards but it may have been rebound because it is in such good condition. Label on spine is recent addition. . First Edition. Half-Leather. Good.

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        O LYVRO DE PLANTAFORMA DAS FORTALEZAS DA ÍNDIA

      - da Biblioteca da Fortaleza de São Julião da Barra [cota 1805]. Estudo de? Defesa Nacional - Edições Inapa. Lisboa. 1999. In Fólio (de 42x29 cm). Com 29 pags. de introdução e 127 fólios de fac-simile colorido. Encadernação do editor inteira de pele com ferros a seco gravados nas pastas. Tiragem especial de 75/73 exemplares. Location/localizacao: 8-1-A-10

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        Exposé de la méthode élémentaire de H. Pestalozzi, suivi dune notice sur les travaux de cet homme célèbre, son institut et ses principaux collaborateures.

      Paris, Levrault, Schoell 1805 - in-8° relié demi-percaline bleue de l'époque, dos lisse, pièce de titre grenat, [5]-203 p. 3 planches hors-texte dépliantes (folded pl. 20 cm.) Edition originale du premier ouvrage en langue française consacré au pédagogue suisse Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi (1746-1827) et à sa célèbre méthode. Pasteur et naturaliste Daniel Alexandre Chavannes (1765-1848) avait été séduit par les idées novatrices de Pestalozzi, s'était rendu à l'institution qu'il avait fondée dans le canton de Berne et lui avait même confie son fils ainé. "L'Expose donne de précieux renseignements sur le fondateur de la 'Méthode' et sur ses premiers collaborateurs" (Herminie Chavannes). 3 planches dépliantes illustrant le système de Pestalozzi. Cf. Herminie Chavannes, "Biographie de Henri Pestalozzi" (1853) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        THE HISTORY OF THE ORKNEY ISLANDS: IN WHICH IS COMPREHENDED AN ACCOUNT

      1805. BARRY, Rev. George. THE HISTORY OF THE ORKNEY ISLANDS: IN WHICH IS COMPREHENDED AN ACCOUNT OF THEIR PRESENT AS WELL AS THEIR ANCIENT STATE; TOGETHER WITH THE ADVANTAGES THEY POSSESS FOR SEVERAL BRANCHES OF INDUSTRY, AND THE MEANS BY WHICH THEY MAY BE IMPROVED. Edinburgh: Printed for the Author by D. Willison/London: Longman Hurst Rees & Orme, 1805. First edition. viii + 509 pp. + [1] + 2 pp. publisher's advertisements. 4to., half diced calf with raised bands, gilt rules and tooling, gilt spine title, green paper covered boards. Moderate wear to spine, which is bright, speckled edges. Lovely blue marbled endpapers. Ink ownership to title page. Occasional spot of foxing here and there, mostly clean, tight and bright. Includes list of subscribers following dedication page. Lovely plates, elegant contemporary binding.

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        Resa i Levanten år 1796. / Resa öfver Sundet.

      - Öfversättning från fransyskan af M. Hasselrot. Skara: Leverentz, 1805. 272 s. Sammanbunden med: "Resa öfver sundet". Öfversättning ifrån tyskan. Stockholm: Grahn, 1811. 148,(1) s. Bundna i ett samtida marmorerat pappersband med handskriven titeletikett, marmorerade snitt. Titelbladet till första arbetet med utraderade blyertsanteckningar och två blåstämplar. Titelbladet till andra arbetet fläckat med äldre namnteckning och nedre hörn avrivet. Inlagor delvis något brunfläckade. Blåstämpel på bakre spegel. Bandet med nötta hörn och kanter. 18 x 11,5 cm.[#\66575]

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        AN HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF THE BLACK EMPIRE OF HAYTI: COMPREHENDING A VIEW OF THE PRINCIPAL TRANSACTIONS IN THE REVOLUTION OF SAINT DOMINGO; WITH ITS ANTIENT AND MODERN STATE

      Albion Press Printed : Published by James Cundee, [London] 1805 - Quarto (7-3/4" x 10-1/4") bound in dark brown morocco leather with gilt-lettered morocco spine label; [ii] - xxiii, [i], 467, [blank], [7], [3] pages. Lacks the half-title page but otherwise complete with index, ads, and all plates listed. Illustrated with 2 maps, 9 full-page engraved plates, and a facsimile of a letter of Toussaint. From the World Digital Library website: "Marcus Rainsford was a soldier who served for many years with the British Army in the British West Indies. He visited Haiti in 1799, where he became an admirer of Toussaint L'Ouverture, the former slave who led Haiti?s revolution and struggle to end slavery. This book is Rainsford's account of the slave uprising that began in August 1791 and the subsequent fighting that, at different times, involved French, Spanish, and British troops and various factions in Haiti. The book includes the first known representations of Toussaint, which were engravings made from Rainsford's sketches and descriptions. Also included are extensive documentation of the revolution and Rainsford's disturbing accounts of the brutal treatment of the slave population by their French masters, as well as of the atrocities committed by all sides in the course of the struggle. Toussaint died in Paris in April 1803, after having been seized by French forces acting under orders from Napoleon Bonaparte, who in 1802 sent an army to Haiti in attempt to reassert French control. Rainsford's wholly admiring account of Toussaint appears in chapter 5 of the work." The plates and maps in this volume depict the following subjects: 1. The Author in Conversation. 2. Map of the Island. (folding) 3. Plan of Cape Francois. (folding) 4. View of the Temple erected by the Blacks. 5. Court-Martial of the Blacks. 6. Benevolence of a Female of Colour. 7. Toussaint L'Ouverture. 8. Mode of exterminating the Blacks by the French. 9. Revenge of the Blacks on the French. 10. Devastation of the Blood-Hounds (attacking a family in the Woods). 11. Fac-Simile of a Letter of Toussaint. 12. Mode of rearing Blood Hounds. "Marcus Rainsford's work printed a year after Saint-Domingue officially became Haiti, is a retrospective of the history of the island up until that time. The plates include some wonderful, dramatic, and sometimes incendiary engravings. The work also includes an almost regal portrait of Toussaint L'Ouverture. The engravings contained in this work are probably some of the most powerful among the illustrative history of the Haitian revolution." From the John Carter Brown Library Page "Remember Haiti." Some browning to the preliminaries and minor foxing on some leaves. There is a small ink library stamp to the title page. The map of the Island is somewhat browned. The plan of Cape Francois has suffered from indifferent folding and is missing a small piece on the bottom center of the plan, but otherwise the volume has ample margins, clear print, and generally clean pages throughout. All of the plates and maps are excellent impressions. The front joint is split, but the board is holding very firm by the cords. Very Good [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Historical Account of the Black Empire of Hayti: Comprehending a View of the Principal Transactions in the Revolution of Saint Domingo; with Its Antient [sic] and Modern State

      London: Albion Press Printed : Published by James Cundee. 1805. First Edition. Hardcover. xxiii, [1], 467, [9]pp index + 3pp of publisher's advertisements. Recent deep brown half calf, five raised bands, spine ruled, decorated and lettered in gold. All edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Frontispiece and eight engraved plates by J. Barlow after drawings by the author, letter facsimile, folding map of the island of St. Domingo, folding plan of the city of Cape Francois as it existed before the revolution. Includes A Succinct historical View of the Colonies of Hispaniola and St. Domingo, Origin of the Revolutionary Spirit of this Period in St. Domingo, Account of the Progress and Accomplishment of the Independence of St. Domingo, State of Manners on the Independence of the Blacks in St. Domingo, View of the Black Army, and of the War between the French Republic and the independent Blacks of St. Domingo, On the Establishment of a Black Empire, and more. Margins very slightly trimmed, faint stain to the verso of the frontispiece, mild toning and foxing to text block. A near fine copy. Sabin 67531. Brunet V.1090. ; Quarto .

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        THE ROYAL ENGAGEMENT POCKET ATLAS FOR THE YEAR MDCCCV (1805)

      London: Printed for S. Couchman for T. Baker, W. March and T. and R. Davidson, 1805. An exquisite little item, beautifully produced, an epitome of Regenecy elegance. Full "wallet-style", red, straight grained morocco binding with working silver clasp, silver edges and silver bosses. Original silver topped miniature pencil in internal sleeve, marbled end paper with silk-lined pockets to both ends. 108 pages including engraved frontispiece plate and title page and final plate, engraved memorandum and monthly calendar pages with decorative or pictorial head pieces (engraved by W. & G. Cooke after Thomas Stothard). Contents includes calendar and general almanack for the year 1805. Condition generally excellent, with a very small and inconspicuous repair to one edge of the folding flap, light wear to the edge of the front board; contents clean and tight, very attractive label of Middleton Stationer Pocket Book & Pencil Maker to the front paste-down, a single contemporary ink entry into the diary (10 May) otherwise unmarked but for several light pencil marks and attractive small red duty stamp. An outstanding copy with original clasp in working condition and original pencil. Scarce particularly so in this condition.. First Edition Thus. Full Leather. Very Good. Illus. by Thomas Stothard. 24mo (7 x 10.5cm).

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        DICCIONARIO DE MEDICINA Y CIRUGIA o Biblioteca manual médico-quirúrgica. 7 tomos (completo).

      - Madrid, Imprenta Real, 1805, 15x21, 7 tomos: XII-498+527+512+376+438+436+494 págs. Encuadernado en plena piel de época con tejuelos, hierros dorados en lomera. (54726).

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        An Excursion to the Highlands of Scotland and the English Lakes, with Recollections, Descriptions and References to Historical Facts

      London: Printed for J. Mawman Poultry by T. Gillet Salisbury square 1805 London: Printed for J. Mawman, Poultry by T. Gillet, Salisbury-square, 1805. First edition. 8vo (8-3/4/x 5-1/2 inches). With a folding map and 3 folding plates after J.M.W. Turner; xv, 291 pp. Modern three quarter blue morocco, uncut. Fine

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        The Works of Edmund Spenser

      London - F. C. and J. Rivington, 1805 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 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..

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        VOYAGE EN SAVOIE ET DANS LE MIDI DE LA FRANCE, EN 1084 ET 1805

      Paris, Giguet et Michaud, 1807buone piena pelle ITALIANO Legatura in piena pelle, cornice floreale impressa in oro ai piatti. Dorso a sei scomparti con decorazioni e filetti impressi in oro, titolo in oro su tassello rosso;" tagli spruzzati. (4), 439 pagine numerate. Prima edizione. Quest'opera venne riedita nel 1849 da Crapelet con il titolo ""Journal d'un voyage en Savoie et dans le midi de la France en 1804 et 1805"". Il testo descrive un viaggio in Savoia e Svizzera passando per Genève, la Valle di Chamouny, l'Hospice du Grand St-Bernard e Martigny, soffermandosi sul racconto dell'ascesa al monte Buet. Secondo Perret l'edizione originale è da ritenersi alquanto rara. Esemplare in buone condizioni.

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        Miscellaneous Plays. Second Edition.

      London: Printed for Longman Hurst Rees and Orme. 1805 - 8vo, 212 x 128 mms, pp. xxiii [xxiv blank], 438. UNIFORMLY BOUND WITH: BAILLIE (Joanna): A Series of Plays: in whch it is attempted to delineate the Strong Passion of the Mind: each passion being the Subject of a Tragedy and a Comedy. A New Edition. London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown., 1821. 3 volumes. 8vo, 212 x 128 mms., pp. [iv], 410; xi [xii blank], 478; xxxi [xxxii blank], 314, including half-title in first two volumes. 4 volumes, uniformly bound in near contemporary half calf, marbled boards, red and olive morocco labels; numbering label on volume 2 chipped, very slight wear to tops of spines, but generally a very good and attractive set, with the ownership inscription "Marianne Gates/ March 9th 1836" on the top margin of the title--page of the first volume and similar inscriptions on the title-pages of the other three volumes. Joanna Baillie (1762 - 1851) published her first book, Poems: Wherein it is Attempted to Describe Certain Views of Nature and of Rustic Manners in 1790. Her family moved several times, but when she began living in Colchester in the late 1790s, she returned to her first literary love, the stage and wrote several dramas. She published Plays on the Passions in 1798, and De Monfort was staged at Drury Lane with John Philip Kemble and Sarah Siddons in the leading roles. Alas, even the star quality of these actors did not make the play a great success, and it closed after eleven performances. Worthy but dull seems to be the apposite cliche for her work, but her ODNB biographer vigorously defends her: "Joanna Baillie's contemporaries placed her above all women poets except Sappho. According to Harriet Martineau she had 'enjoyed a fame almost without parallel, and been told every day for years, through every possible channel, that she was second only to Shakespeare' (H. Martineau, Autobiography, 1, 1983, 358). But even when Martineau met her, in the 1830s, that fame seemed to belong to a bygone era. There were no revivals of her plays in the nineteenth or twentieth centuries; and yet, as psychological studies, her tragedies would seem very suited to the intimacy of television or film. Twentieth-century scholars have recognized her importance as an innovator on the stage and as a dramatic theorist, and revisionary critics and literary historians of the Romantic period concerned to reassess the place of women writers are acknowledging her significance."

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        ST. PETERSBURG AM ENDE SEINES ERSTEN JAHRHUNDERTS ("St. Petersburg at the End of Its First Century"). 2 vols. First Edition

      St. Petersburg: F. Deinemann, 1805. Two volumes (complete set). Old boards with leather labels to spines. XL, 390 + XVIII, 442 pp. Frontispiece, two engraved title pages, foldout charts, 5 foldout engraved plans of St. Petersburg (the largest one colored). Some yellowing/staining inside but nothing terrible, else strong, in very nice condition. Plans in very good condition, complete, not torn. [An important Russian book about St. Petersburg. The author came from Estonia and wrote in German. Very Rare complete set in such condition. Russica R678] For more images please visit our website.. 1st ed.. HB.

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        Six Views of the Metropolis of the British Empire [Six Views of London]

      William Daniell, No 9, Cleveland Street, Fitzroy Square, London 1805 - All 6 coloured aquatint plates loose as issued, large oblong, sheets are approximately 28.5*19.25 inches, images 25.5*16 inches, with the dedication leaf supplied in facsimile, all housed in a modern custom half green morocco drop box, with green cloth, titles to spine in gilt. Dedication states: To George Dance Esquire, RA. Architect to the City of London &c. These six Views of the Metropolis of the British Empire, are respectfully dedicated by Wil;liam Daniell. London January 1st. 1805. (Abbey 208). Plate 1, London, from Greenwich Park, August 1st, 1804, 720*490mm. Plate 2, London, (Tower & the Pool), August 4th, 1804, 730*490mm. Plate 3, London, (London Bridge), June 1, 1804, 730*490mm. Plate 4, London, (N Bank with St Pauls & Blackfriars Bridge, June 1, 1804, 730*490mm. Plate 5, London, (Somerset House before the Embankment), Jany 1, 1805, 725*490mm. Plate 6, London, (Westminster Abbey & Bridge), 725*490mm [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        General Regulations, For the Gentlemen of the Bar in the State of New

      1805. [Bar Associations]. [New Hampshire]. General Regulations, For the Gentlemen of the Bar in the State of New Hampshire. Portsmouth: Prom the Press of J. Melcher, 1805. 12 pp. 12mo. (7" x 4-1/2"). Stab-stitched pamphlet in self-wrappers, untrimmed edges. A few tiny flecks, faint crease through center. A few early names and annotations to exterior and foot of p. 12, interior otherwise clean. An interesting item. * This is the final approved set of rules adopted in 1804. They offer a fascinating look at the New Hampshire Bar and, more generally, the legal profession at that time. OCLC locates 6 copies, 3 in law libraries (Harvard, University of Virginia, Yale). Not in Cohen.

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        FOUCHE, Joseph, Duke of Otranto (1763-1820). Napoleon's Minister of Police.

      - Letter Signed (?fouche?) to the Minister of War [Marshal Berthier] regarding the surveillance of former General Rigaud in Tours.1 page folio in French with an attractive vignette of the Ministry of Police, Paris, 2 frimaire an 14 [23 November 1805]. Trans: ?I have received, Sir, the letter which you sent me on 16 Brumaire last, regarding the former General Rigaud, coloured man, under surveillance at Tours. His Excellency the Minister of the Navy [Decrès] had already passed on to me the information contained in your letter, and the Councillor of State in charge of the first arrondissement for the Police was to have arranged for special surveillance on the part of the civil authorities on M. Rigaud.?General André Rigaud, son of a white father and black mother, had travelled to Santo Domingo with General Leclerc [husband of Napoleon's sister Pauline] on an expedition against Rigaud's old rival, Toussaint l'Ouverture. Always uneasy with his parentage and of a volatile temperament, Rigaud had earlier proved a brilliant soldier, but a poor politician. The expedition failed and upon his return to France, Rigaud was briefly held prisoner. As we can see here, even after his release, he was kept under close surveillance by the police.An attractive and interesting letter, in excellent condition.

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        THE BOOK OF TRADES, or Library of the Useful Arts. The second edition.

      Part I illustrated with twenty-three copper-plates. Part II, illustrated with twenty-four copper-plates. The second edition. Part III, illustrated with twenty-four copper-plates. First edition. All three volumes bound in original quarter red calf over marbled boards. All three with the ownership inscription: 'Susanna Powell Christmas Day 1805.' Some browning and foxing here and there ? four leaves in volume one spotted; boards rubbed and worn at edges; tiny nick from the spine of volume III; else a very good set of this title, probably the most successful of Tabart's productions and rarely found complete; or, if complete, invariably having been made up from various editions and odd volumes. The first two volumes were published in 1804. See Moon. page 155.

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        Six Views of the Metropolis of the British Empire [Six Views of London]

      No 9, Cleveland Street, Fitzroy Square, London: William Daniell, 1805 All 6 coloured aquatint plates loose as issued, large oblong, sheets are approximately 28.5*19.25 inches, images 25.5*16 inches, with the dedication leaf supplied in facsimile, all housed in a modern custom half green morocco drop box, with green cloth, titles to spine in gilt. Dedication states: To George Dance Esquire, RA. Architect to the City of London &c. These six Views of the Metropolis of the British Empire, are respectfully dedicated by Wil;liam Daniell. London January 1st. 1805. (Abbey 208). Plate 1, London, from Greenwich Park, August 1st, 1804, 720*490mm. Plate 2, London, (Tower & the Pool), August 4th, 1804, 730*490mm.Plate 3, London, (London Bridge), June 1, 1804, 730*490mm.Plate 4, London, (N Bank with St Pauls & Blackfriars Bridge, June 1, 1804, 730*490mm. Plate 5, London, (Somerset House before the Embankment), Jany 1, 1805, 725*490mm.Plate 6, London, (Westminster Abbey & Bridge), 725*490mm

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        The life and pontificate of Leo the tenth.

      T. Cadell - W. Davies 1805 - Liverpool, T. Cadell - W. Davies, 1805. 4 vol. in 4 de XXXVI-336-96pp. (dissertation), 332-144pp. (appendice), 381-22 (poème) -120pp. (appendice), 346-87-XXIXpp. (index), reliure en demi veau havane à coins de l'époque, dos à 5 petits nerfs, pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin rouge, surlignées et soulignées de filets dorés, titre doré, petits fleurons dorés, plats frottés, frises estampées délimitant les coins et le cuir des plats, gravures in texte, pages de titre ornées d'une gravure, rousseurs parfois prononcées, coupes légèrement usées, charnières légèrement fendues parfaitement réparées, portrait différent au frontispice de chaque volume, bon et bel exemplaire. William Roscoe, né en 1753 à Liverpool et décédé dans la même ville en 1832 fut un banquier, écrivain, historien et botaniste. Il fut un pionnier dans son pays dans l'étude de la culture italienne, en traduisant notamment les oeuvres de Luigi Tansillo. En 1802 il fonda le jardin botanique de sa ville. Parmi ses principales oeuvres rappelons: "Thoughts on the causes of the present failures" (1793), ''Life of Lorenzo de Medici" (1795), "Observations on penal jurisprudence and the reformation of criminal" (1819), ''Monandrian plants of the order Scitaminae chiefly drawn in the botanic garden at Liverpool" (1824-1828). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Exposition des opérations faites en Lapponie, pour la détermination d'un arc du méridien, en 1801, 1802 et 1803; par messieurs Öfverbom, Svanberg, Holmquist et Palander.

      Redigée par Jöns Svanberg [...] et publiée par l'Académie des sciences. Sthlm, J. P. Lindh, 1805. 8:o. (2),XVI,I-XXXI,(1),196 s. & 3 utvikbara grav. plr. Ngt nött ljusbrunt hfrbd från mitten av 1800-talet med sparsamt guldornerad rygg och gröna sprängda snitt. Bra inlaga med enstaka småfläckar och råkanter. Med E. Fogelmarcks namnteckning.. Bring Itineraria svecana 340 uppger felaktigt fyra planscher. Expeditionen gjordes för att kontrollera Maupertuis' mätningar från 1736

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        Six Views of the Metropolis of the British Empire [Six Views of London]

      William Daniell 1805. All 6 coloured aquatint plates loose as issued, large oblong, sheets are approximately 28.5*19.25 inches, images 25.5*16 inches, with the dedication leaf supplied in facsimile, all housed in a modern custom half green morocco drop box, with green cloth, titles to spine in gilt. Dedication states: To George Dance Esquire, RA. Architect to the City of London &c. These six Views of the Metropolis of the British Empire, are respectfully dedicated by Wil;liam Daniell. London January 1st. 1805. (Abbey 208). Plate 1, London, from Greenwich Park, August 1st, 1804, 720*490mm. Plate 2, London, (Tower & the Pool), August 4th, 1804, 730*490mm. Plate 3, London, (London Bridge), June 1, 1804, 730*490mm. Plate 4, London, (N Bank with St Pauls & Blackfriars Bridge, June 1, 1804, 730*490mm. Plate 5, London, (Somerset House before the Embankment), Jany 1, 1805, 725*490mm. Plate 6, London, (Westminster Abbey & Bridge), 725*490mm

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        ANALYSE DE L'OUVRAGE INTITULE "REFLEXIONS CRITIQUES SUR L'ART MODERNE DE FORTIFIER"; examen de cet ecrit, et refutation du principe qui en est la base: Suivis de quelques idees sur la defense et l'art defensif. Par un Officier General

      Strasbourg, F. G. Levrault, an xviii, 1805.. FIRST EDITIONS, 2 WORKS BOUND TOGETHER, 1805 & 1804, French text. 8vo, 200 x 120 mm, 8 x 4¾ inches, pages: xv, 127, bound in quarter calf over paper boards, gilt decoration and gilt lettered label to spine. Author's name from Bibliotheque Nationale. Boards spotted, corners slightly worn, 40 mm (1½ inch) split at foot of upper hinge with tiny chip to leather, tiny chip at head of spine, front inner paper hinge split, binding tight and firm. BOUND WITH the work analysed by Levasseur: REFLEXIONS CRITIQUES SUR L'ART MODERNE DE FORTIFIER, ou Motifs pour approprier, contre les moyens modernes de l'attaque, les avantages simples, faciles et toujours majeurs du sens vertical a grandes dimensions; ce qui, en resultat, (seconde et future partie du present ouvrage) reconduit l'art fortifiant a son premier et plus ancien trace, les enceintes en lignes droites sur chaque front et sans bastions ni ouvrages detaches; enceintes d'ailleurs tres-elevees, et qui doivent etre suffisamment epaisses, abritees, abritantes et communiquees. Dedie a l'amelioration continuelle de la chose publique. By HIPPOLYTE MORLET, ancien directeur des fortifications. Paris, an xiii, 1804. FIRST EDITION, folding frontispiece of fortifications, pages: 199, (12) - adverts, according to the last line of the text this is Part I only, but the copy in the Bibliotheque Nationale has the same number of pages and it seems this is all that was published. Both are good clean copies on military science, especially fortifications. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        VOYAGE DANS LES DEUX LOUISIANES, ET CHEZ LES NATIONS SAUVAGES DU MISSOURI, PAR LES ETATS-UNIS, L'OHIO ET LES PROVINCES QUI LE BORDENT, EN 1801, 1802, ET 1803

      Lyon. 1805.. [6],x,479pp. plus folding map and folding plate, both on light blue paper. Contemporary calf, spine gilt with leather label, neatly rebacked with original spine laid down. Lightly tanned. Closed tear in gutter of folding map, neatly repaired. Very good. The rare first edition of this important narrative. The author arrived in New York in 1801 and travelled westward by way of the Ohio to St. Louis, ascending the Missouri River as far as central South Dakota with a fur trading expedition in the summer of 1802. The question has been raised as to whether Perrin du Lac himself made this trip or used without acknowledgement the journal of the St. Louis trader, Jean Baptiste Trudeau, but the veracity of the account is unquestioned. It is by far the most important published account of the Upper Missouri fur trade in its early days, including a great deal of information about tribes along the river. The large map of the Missouri River, beautifully engraved, is by far the most detailed map of its watershed up to that point. Wheat describes it as "the earliest published map of the Trans- Mississippi region which can be said to display even the faintest resemblance to accuracy." It charts the river as far as the Arikara villages in central South Dakota. The folding plate illustrates "Mamoth tel qu'il existe au Musaeum a Philadelphie." One of the few major narratives of the trans-Mississippi prior to Lewis and Clark, here in the very rare first edition. There were two issues published the same year, the other in Paris, with the same collations, but Howes and Wagner-Camp consider the Lyon issue to be the first. The English edition of 1807 is an abridgement and contains an inferior, reduced version of the map. STREETER SALE 1773. WAGNER-CAMP 3:1. HOWES P244, "b." WHEAT TRANSMISSISSIPPI 256. CLARK II:52. SABIN 61012. MONAGHAN 1178. GRAFF 3254.

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