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        American Bog Plants

      London: Dr. Thornton, 1799-1807 - Dr. Robert John Thornton (c.1765-1832) Hand-colored engraving from Temple of Flora London: Dr. Thornton, 1799-1807 32” x 37” framed Dr. Robert Thornton was determined that his country produce the greatest series of botanical illustrations of all time, and his Temple of Flora is unsurpassed as a botanical document of the Romantic era. Thornton assembled the finest flower painters to paint the original designs that served as the basis for the engravings, and no expense was spared in their production. They are the first botanicals to include landscape backgrounds laden with symbolic, sentimental, and dramatic elements. It is the forceful stylization of flowers, as well as their historical, allegorical and/or fanciful backgrounds, that place the Temple of Flora among the greatest botanical books of all time. The work was first issued in parts between 1799 and l807. Thornton intended the work as a pictorial celebration, accompanied by prose and verse text, of the classification system of Linnaeus. He employed the artists Peter Henderson, Philipp Reinagle, and others to paint the plants, each in an exotic and romantic setting. Thornton exhausted his fortune on the book’s production, but in the process he created one of the most beautiful and distinctive works of botanical art of the modern era.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco]
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        Chimie Appliquee aux Arts. 4 vols.

      . Pairs, Deter Ville, 1807, 8°, LXXIX, 302; VIII, 452, (2); (4), 534 VIII; VIII, 554 pp., 12 gefalt. Kupferstichtafeln; 16 pp. "Catalogue de Livres", 4 Halblederbände der Zeit; Rücken erneuert; etwas fleckig, schönes Exemplar.. First edition of the earliest treatise on chemical technology based on the new principles of chemistry, "one of the best treatises on technical chemistry of its time, and the preface contains some economic and political considerations which are still true." Partington, Hist. of Chem., III, p.557

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        Kunst die Baumwolle roth zu färben oder türkisches Garn zu bereiten. Nach dem Französischen. Leipzig, P. G. Kummer 1808. 8°. X, 100 S., 1 Bl. (Verlagsanzeige), mit 4 (gef.) Kupfertafeln, Hldr. d. Zt. mit Rsch.

      - Fromm 4890 - vgl. Poggendorff I, 420 u. Ferchl 91.- Die franz. Erstausgabe "Art de la teinture du coton en rouge" erschien 1807. Chaptal (1756 bis 1832), französischer Chemiker und Staatsmann, von Napoleon mit der Einführung des metrischen Systems betraut, machte sich um die Entwicklung der chemischen Industrie in Frankreich verdient.- Nebst einer Einführung schildert das Buch die Einrichtung einer Färberei und die der Werkstatt. Es gibt erste Auskünfte zur Rotfärberei der Baumwolle (türkischrot); von den Materialien; der Anordnung und der Zubereitung.- Titel mit hs. Besitzvermerk, leicht gebräunt u. tls. etw. braunfleckig, Rücken geringf. ergänzt. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      London: Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1807.. vi,[2],520pp. Octavo. Recent half calf and marbled boards. Light but fairly consistent foxing, otherwise a very good copy. First edition of the first significant biography of Hume, incorporating the texts of letters as well as substantial appendices, the latter including eight essays by Hume not collected in his Miscellaneous Works.

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        The Dormant and Extinct Baronage of England

      09 - London - Printed for J. White, 1807 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A scarce set of genealogy books by Thomas C. Banks. First editions. Bound in quarter calf with gilt lettering and decoration on the spine and marbled paper covered boards. With Lord Gwydyr's armorial nameplate on the front pastedowns. Thomas Christopher Banks (17651854) was a genealogist. The Manual of the Nobility, his first publication, appeared in 1807. The same year he brought out the first volume of the Dormant and Extinct Baronage of England; a second volume followed in 1808, and a third in 1809. The work drew heavily on Sir William Dugdale's Baronetage of England (16756). Peter Burrell, 1st Baron Gwydyr (1754 1820) featured in English politics at the end of the 18th century but he was best known for his involvement in cricket, particularly his part in the foundation of Marylebone Cricket Club in 1787. Condition: The bindings are firm. The inner hinges are strained. There is some wear to the extremities, including some bumping and rubbing. The hinges are starting and some of the boards are attached by the cords only and may possibly detach in the post. Internally the pages are bright though with mild intermittent spotting. There are small ink inscriptions on the front pastedowns. The front free endpaper of volume one is loose and may detach in the post. Overall the condition is good..

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        Zoography; or the Beauties of Nature Displayed in select descriptions from the animal, and vegetable, with the addiction from the mineral kingdom.

      Cadell and Davies,, London, 1807 - Tre volumi di cm. 27, pp. xxiv, 572; viii, 618; viii, 612. Con 60 belle tavole fuori testo all'acquatinta (ciascuna protetta da velina). Solida leg. ottocentesca in mezza pergamena con punte, dorsi lisci con filetti e titoli in oro. Piccolo stemma impresso al centro dei piatti. Tagli di testa dorati. Minime tracce d'usura alle legatura, ma bell'esemplare, a carte candide, in barbe e stampato su carta di ottima qualità. I primi due volumi sono interamente dedicati alla descrizione di ogni specie animale, il terzo riguarda le piante e i minerali. Veramente splendide le tavole. Edizione originale, cfr. Nissen 4460. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        Der Gesellschaft naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin Magazin für die neuesten Entdeckungen in der gesammten Naturkunde. Erster Jahrgang, 1807. Berlin, Realschulbuchhandlung (1807). Gr. 8°. XVIII, 317 S., mit 8 (gef., 1 kolor.) Kupfertafeln.- Angeb.- Dass., Zweiter Jahrgang, 1808. Berlin, Realschulbuchhandlung (1808). 2 Bll., 326 S., mit 8 (gef., 1 kolor.) Kupfertafeln, Lwd. d. Zt. mit Rsch.

      - Kirchner 3423.- Die ersten beiden Jahrgänge der in acht Jahrgängen von 1807 bis 1818 unter diesem Namen erschienenen naturwissenschaftlichen Zeitschrift.- Enth. u.a.: Humboldt, Über die Chinawälder in Südamerika; Schneider, Über die von Aristoteles beschriebenen Gattungen und Arten von Krebsen; Bode, Über die in den Jahren 1804 und 1807 gemachten neuen Entdeckungen im Planeten-System der Sonne; Fischer, Beschreibung des Volta?ischen Eudiometers; Hausmann, Ein Paar mineralogische Bemerkungen übder die Gegend von Aachen; Spengler, Über die zweischalige Gattung der Herzmuscheln; Geusau, Über die Natur und Beschaffenheit des Lichts; Klug, Die Blattwespen nach ihren Gattungen und Arten.- Titel gestempelt, innen sauber, Ebd. angestaubt u. fingerfleckig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Müller]
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        Hours of Idleness, A Series of Poems, Original and Translated

      Newark: Printed and sold by S. and J. Ridge, 1807. . First edition, first issue. 8vo. (iii)-xiv, 187, (1) pp, bound without the half title. Handsomely bound in brown crushed morocco by Riviere & Son, spine with raised bands, gilt lettered to two panels and decorated to the others, gilt inner dentelles, top edge gilt. A very attractive copy. Wise, I, p. 7. With the misprints on pp. 14 and 181; p. 171 is numbered correctly.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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      Bath: William Meyler, . 1807 - [2],38pp. plus one engraved plan. Modern half roan over boards, spine gilt. Occasional minor foxing, minor titlepage repair (with no loss of text). A very good copy, with engraved bookplate of P. Francis K.C.B on front pastedown. An anonymous straight-forward account of the British attack on Buenos Aires in 1807, written "without any flourishing or prolix declamation on the calamities of war, the effects of courage, or the pursuit of wealth and fame." The unidentified author includes extensive details on the final engagements leading to the defeat of the British troops under Lieut. Gen. John Whitelocke by the Spanish citizen army of Creoles and peasants under the command of Santiago de Liniers. The plan and accompanying printed explanation of the plate assist in visualizing the narrative of the battle described in the text. Forced to withdraw from Buenos Aires after this defeat, Whitelocke was court- martialled and cashiered. An intriguing record of the British engagement in Buenos Aires with an unusual Bath imprint for such a work, OCLC records only five copies. SABIN 51805. ALBERICH 1247.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        [Plums] Carnation Plum, Wine Sour Plum, Dauphine Plum

      [London]: G. Brookshaw, 1807. Aquatint engraving, with some stipple, printed in colours and finished by hand. In good condition. A fine image from Brookshaw's masterpiece: 'Pomona Britannica; or, A Collection of the Most Esteemed Fruits'. George Brookshaw's 'Pomona Britannica' is the finest work on fruit and flowers ever produced. Its breathtaking images display a level of technical virtuosity and beauty that distinguish this magnificent work as a true work of art. As a retired cabinetmaker, Brookshaw produced his seminal botanical study late in his career, at first publishing it in parts and then as a complete edition in 1812. The fact that this outstanding work took ten years to complete is evident in the quality of its images and the care with which Brookshaw executed each individual picture. 'Pomona Britannica' was produced as a visual record of the best available varieties of fruit in an attempt to encourage gardeners to experiment with growing fruit, and illustrates examples found in the Royal gardens at Hampton Court, Kensington Gardens, and the private gardens of the Prince of Wales in Blackheath. 'Pomona Britannica' differs from other botanical works in its dark aquatinted backgrounds and its stylized compositions. By using aquatint to create a contrasting background, Brookshaw manages to produce a truly dramatic effect. His use of stylized composition distinguishes his pictures from the dry scientific illustrations found in other botanical studies and creates an exceptionally beautiful visual experience. 'Pomona Britannica' is not only a didactic study, it is a masterpiece of illustration in which every picture is a testament to the artist's talent and ingenuity. Cf. Dunthorne 50; cf. Great Flower Books (1990) p.81; cf. Nissen BBI 244; cf. Sandra Raphael Oak Spring Pomona 40a.

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      [Boston: Printed by Adams and Rhoades], 1807.. Broadside, 17 x 9 inches. Printed in three columns. Early horizontal fold, very light offsetting of title in lower margin, two faint fox-marks. Else fine, untrimmed. Broadside printing of Thomas Jefferson's seventh State of the Union address, delivered weeks before his signing into law the Embargo Act of 1807. While the Embargo is not mentioned explicitly, the circumstances surrounding it are discussed, particularly with regard to relations with Great Britain and the recent Chesapeake incident. Jefferson also addresses military appropriations and fortifications, conflicts and diplomacy with Indians on the different frontiers, and the Burr Conspiracy. Originally accompanying the Nov. 2, 1807 issue of Adams and Rhoades' INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE of Boston. Signed in print by Jefferson, Oct. 27, 1807. Not in Shaw & Shoemaker. Very rare.

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        De la Magistrature en France, considérée dans ce qu'elle fut, et dans ce qu'elle doit être.

      Paris, Léopold Collin 1807 - in-8, [4]-202 pp., demi-basane, dos lisse orné de filets et fleurons dorés, tranches citron mouchetées de rouge (reliure de l'époque). Bon exemplaire. Unique édition. Le jurisconsulte dauphinois Claude-Sébastien Bourguignon, dit Bourguignon-Dumolard (1760-1829) avait joué un grand rôle au Comité de Sûreté général après thermidor, puis fit une carrière au ministère de l'Intérieur. Il fut même le prédécesseur immédiat de Fouché comme ministre de la police. Ayant ouvert après la Restauration un cabinet d'avocat, il composa alors de nombreux manuels de jursiprudence qui ont établi sa réputation. Dupin (1832), 2022.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Historique F. Teissèdre]
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      Edition : PARIS, COLAS, 1807 - Mutilés et dégradés par la succession annuelle de l'ébourgeonnement et de la taille et réflexions relatives à la marche des découvertes dans les sciences naturelles et aux obstacles qu'y apportent des fausses routes précédemment tracées - Séance de la Société Académique des Sciences du 31 janvier 1807 - Avec une gravure plusieurs fois dépliante - Exemplaire sous brochage d'attente cousu, en excellente condition, exempt de rousseurs, à grandes marges - A relier 64 pages, broché, 22 cm. Très bon état [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        History of the Viceroyalty of Buenos Ayres; Containing the Most Accurate Details Relative to the Topography, History, Commerce, Population, Government, &c., &c., Of That Valuable Colony

      Printed for H.D. Symonds, London 1807 - Half dark green calf and dark grey pebbled cloth, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled, pp. [iv], 576; 7 plates: 2 folding maps, 1 plan, 2 black & white plates, 2 hand-coloured plates. A touch of offsetting around the plates and occasionally within the text, top outer corner (5 cm x 1 cm) of title-page snipped away (probably the removal of a name), a number written in blue pencil to title-page, otherwise a very good plus copy. "Wilcocke, son of an English minister, eventually emigrated to Canada, where he spent most of the rest of his life. He was a controversial figure. He had to flee Canada for the United States, from which he was forcibly abducted by agents of the Northwest Company, who returned him to Canada, where he was imprisoned. U.S. indignation over his kidnapping eventually resulted in his release. One of his most notable achievements was the founding of the newspaper entitled The Scribbler, which he initiated while still in prison in Montreal. Unfortunately, the increasingly vitriolic tone of the paper landed him in hot water again, and once more he fled to the United States. He was also a translator from Dutch and German, a polemicist, a poet, and a dramatist. Ironically, the year he died, he published a play entitled The Triumph of Intrigue." See Frances G. Halpenny, Dictionary of Canadian Biography (University of Toronto Press, 1966). This work is considered an early classic text on the area, its politics, society, government, and populace. Size: Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Briefe über Ost-Indien, das Vorgebirge der guten Hoffnung und die Insel St. Helene.

      Published by Karl Gottlob Küttner. Leipzig: Georg Joachim Göschen 1807. With 27 uncoloured engr. plates. VIII + 176 pp. + plates. Contp. half calf, corners bumped, extremities with slight wear. All pages and plates clean.. The Englishman Best served as captain by the Hannoverian troops in India. Graesse I, 354. Lipperheide Ld 11

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        The London Art of Cookery and Housekeeper's Complete Assistant. On a New Plan, made plain and easy to the Understanding of every Housekeeper, Cook and Servant in the Kingdom. The Eleventh Edition, with new and elegant Receipts. BRIGHT, CRISP COPY

      Scatcherd & Letterman, 1807. 8vo., Eleventh Edition, with copper-engraved portrait frontispiece and 12 engraved full-page illustrations in the text, fore-edge very lightly spotted; attractively bound in twentieth century tan calf, back with gilt rules, second compartment with nineteenth-century red leather label lettered and tooled in gilt, boards unevenly sunned else a very good, remarkably bright, crisp copy. First published in 1783, Farley's work was a popular and continuing success, reaching its twelfth edition in 1811. Principal Cook at the London Tavern, Farley claims that his work 'unlike so many which are without method or order, is marked by perspicuity and regularity'. However Cagle reveals that Fiona Lucraft provides a detailed account of the author's plagiarism from Raffald and Glasse. Farley's name appears below the portrait from the ninth edition (?) onwards. Bitting 152; Cagle, 675; Maclean, pp.50-52; Oxford, p.114; Wheaton & Kelly 2066 (all recording the first edition). SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. . Catalogs: sports & pastimes: cookery & gastronomy.

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        The London Art of Cookery and Housekeeper's Complete Assistant. On a New Plan, made plain and easy to the Understanding of every Housekeeper, Cook and Servant in the Kingdom. The Eleventh Edition, with new and elegant Receipts. BRIGHT, CRISP COPY

      Scatcherd & Letterman 1807 - 8vo., Eleventh Edition, with copper-engraved portrait frontispiece and 12 engraved full-page illustrations in the text, fore-edge very lightly spotted; attractively bound in twentieth century tan calf, back with gilt rules, second compartment with nineteenth-century red leather label lettered and tooled in gilt, boards unevenly sunned else a very good, remarkably bright, crisp copy. First published in 1783, Farley's work was a popular and continuing success, reaching its twelfth edition in 1811. Principal Cook at the London Tavern, Farley claims that his work 'unlike so many which are without method or order, is marked by perspicuity and regularity'. However Cagle reveals that Fiona Lucraft provides a detailed account of the author's plagiarism from Raffald and Glasse. Farley's name appears below the portrait from the ninth edition (?) onwards. Bitting 152; Cagle, 675; Maclean, pp.50-52; Oxford, p.114; Wheaton & Kelly 2066 (all recording the first edition). SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A New System of Domestic Cookery, Formed upon Principles of Economy, and Adapted to the Use of Private Families. By a Lady

      Boston: Published by William Andrews, 1807. First US edition. Hardcover. Very good. 24mo. (vi),xx,296,(ii)pp. Original half leather, marbled paper boards. Spine with gilt title and simple gilt rules. Lacks tip of spine, general wear to the boards, occasional foxing, but still a very good copy. This is a fascinating and important cookbook. It has almost no attempt at American adaptation, but it is well written and contains an enormous number of recipes. The book was written by Mrs. Rundell to teach her married daughters the art of household management and of cookery. Rare. Housed in a protective box.

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        Corinna; on, Italy. In Five Volumes

      London: for Corri, 1807. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. 5 volumes. Bound in the publisher's original brown paper boards, spines worn, hinges starting, uncut as issued, with the half-titles and final ad leaf in volume 5, a GOOD set in original boards.

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        Nouvelle methode de classer les hymenopteres et les dipteres. Tome premier. Hymenopteres (all published).

      . Geneve, J. J. Paschoud, 1807. 4to. 319, 4 pp., 14 engraved plates (nine nicely hand-coloured). Contemporary (publisher's?) marbled boards, paper label on the spine.* The major entomological work of Swiss medical doctor and entomologist Louis Jurine (1751-1819). Only 250 copies published. The second part, announced in the title and meant to cover the Diptera, was never published. The work contains a comparative table of the different hymenopterid genera as treated by Fabricius, Latreille, Klug, Kirby, and by Jurine himself. Wide uncut margins. Boards a bit rubbed, otherwise a near fine copy. Horn-Schenkling 11385; Nissen ZBI, 2147..

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        is a Proof of his Anxiety for its quick arrival in India and is a mark of his esteem of his most obedt. and faithful, humble Servt. J.A. Camberledge. To Captain H.E.R. Baker of H.M.S. Jupiter and Commodore of the E.I. Fleet. This Chart of a new Passage tho' which he conducted the Fleet in August 1807

      1807 - Manuscript chart of the track of H.M.S. Jupiter for the year 1807 Manuscript chart, with the tracks of HC Surrey, and HMS Jupiters convoy of 11 East Indiamen, naval ledger to verso, minor worming. The chart depicts the track of H.M.S. Jupiter passing Madagascar in the year 1807. As the chart states:'The track of His Majesty's Ship Jupiter Commodore Baker in 1807 having under his Convoy eleven Indiamen who being prevented going to the north by constant Northerly Winds on getting the SE Trade carried the Fleet thro' this passage without meeting any Island or Shaol'As is stated above she was acting as escort for eleven East Indiamen. The continuing war with France had left many of the convoys to India, the East Indies, and China vulnerable to attack by French ships. As a reaction to this threat the British began to sail in convoy and, as here, with a military escort. H.M.S. Jupiter was a 50 gun fourth rate ship-of-the-line launched in 1778. She was wrecked on the 10th December 1808 - just three months after her return from the East - when she struck a sunken rock in Vigo Bay.The chart also bears the track of the East Indiaman Surrey dated 1805.

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      London: George Kearsley, , 1st edition. 1807 - Pp. 600 approx (unpaginated), 74 engraved plates, including 50 with partial or complete hand-coloring, 11 uncolored plates, 13 engraved plates of garden plans, implements, etc. Later half calf with red morocco title labels, over the original marbled boards, 4to. Alexander McDonald was the pseudonym used by R.W. Dickson, the actual author of the work. The fine illustrations are after drawings by Sydenham Edwards who later became the main artist for the 'Botanical Magazine'. See Nissen BBI, 479; Great Flower Books (1990), p. 115. Light scattered foxing that is a little stronger on the last few pages of the index, some occasional slight offsetting from plates, a few neat marginal pencil annotations in an old hand, a tight, very good copy in an attractive binding.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. (&quote;Jung Stilling&quote;).

      Karlsruhe, 24. Juni 1807.. ¾ S. 4to. Mit eh. Adresse (Faltbrief).. An den Buchhändler Zimmer in Heidelberg, der ihn ersucht hatte, &quote;eine Erzälung für den Calender zu liefern&quote;: &quote;Ich sehe vor Augen daß es mir unmöglich ist, in so kurzer Zeit [...] Wie wärs, wenn Sie die Erzälung von mir in einem von Aschenbergs Taschenbüchern, Conrad der Gute' (so heist sie, glaube ich) wählten, und die Rubrik darüber sezten: Erzälungen von Heinrich Stilling [...] künftig Jahr werde ich dann - so Gott will - etwas Neues unter der nämlichen Rubrik mittheilen [...]&quote;. - &quote;Vor und nach Beginn der Veröffentlichung seines eigenen Taschenbuchs' hat Jung-Stilling einige Beiträge für das zwischen 1798 und 1806 von Wilhelm Aschenberg herausgegebene Taschenbuch für die Gegenden am Niederrhein' verfaßt [...] Dieses mag ihn zu seinem eigenen Taschebuch angeregt haben und teilweise Vorbild gewesen sein&quote; (Gerhard Schwinge: Jung-Stilling als Erbauungsschriftsteller der Erweckung. Eine literatur- und frömmigkeitsgeschichtliche Untersuchung seiner periodischen Schriften 1795-1816 und ihres Umfelds. Göttingen, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1994, S. 287f.; zum Abdruck der erwähnten Erzählung vgl. ebd., S. 288, Anm. 113). - Mit kleiner, am linken Rand alt montierter e. Notiz von Goethes Großneffen, dem Juristen und ersten Goethe-Bibliographen Alfred Nicolovius (1806-1890): &quote;Handschrift von Jung-Stilling | Was ist ein Pietist? Der Gottes Wort studirt, | Und nach demselben auch ein heilig Leben führt'), und zeitgen. Provenienzvermerk von fremder Hand: &quote;Durch Professor A. Nicolovius&quote;. - Mit mehreren Randläsuren und 2 kleineren Ausrissen durch Siegelbruch.

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        The London Chair-Makers' and Carvers' Book of Prices, for Workmanship; As Regulated and Agreed to, by a Committee of Master Chair-Manufacturers and Journeymen. With the Methods of Computation Adopted in the Work, Illustrated by Reference to a Variety of Figures, Engraved on Sixteen Copper-Plates.

      London: Printed by T. Sorrell; for the Committee of Chair-Manufacturers and Journeymen 1807 - Second edition, 4to, 3 works in one, main volume followed by two supplementary volumes (second supplement bound before first), xxiii, [1 blank], 108, 26; [4], 19, [1]; xii, 120pp., 29 copper-engraved plates, supplementary volumes with there own title-pages, second supplement lacking half-title, some light staining to blank margins of first few leaves, recently expertly bound in half calf over marbled boards, spine gilt, red morocco title label, a nice copy. Chairmaking and carving were distinct branches of cabinetmaking during the late eighteenth century and the first half of the nineteenth century. This is the earliest book of prices specifically for chairmakers, the two supplements deal with new styles of furniture, mainly Regency. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        System der Wissenschaft. Erster Theil (all), die Phänomenologie des Geistes.

      Bamberg u. Würzburg, bey Joseph Anton Goebhardt, 1807. 8vo. Bound in a magnificent recent pastiche-binding in brown half calf with elaborately gilt spine. Small old owner's label (Dr. med. W.O. Braun) and contemporary owner's inscription (W. Kiehl) to title-page. Internally very nice and clean, with the usual light occasional brownspotting (due to the paper quality). A few tiny worm holes in the blank margin of a few leaves. Title-page + XCI, (3 - errata [crossed out in cont. hand]), (8 - contents + half title), 765, (1), (2, -adverts) pp.. The very rare first edition of Hegel's first major work, "Phenomenology of Spirit", in which he gave the first systematic account of his own philosophy. The Phenomenology of Spirit can be read as the itinerary of human reason. It traces the development of the categories of reason from the basic categories of sense perception to the manifestations of absolute spirit as religion, art, and philosophy. As the historical coming into being of reason coincides with the genesis of its self-awareness, the Phenomenology of Spirit also offers a justification of the human condition. The importance of Hegel's work for the development of modern thought cannot be overestimated. The dialectical structures which keep in place Hegel's thought shall determine the trajectory of Marx and - through the lectures of Alexandre Kojève - the course of modern French philosophy

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        The London Art of Cookery and Housekeeper's Complete Assistant. On a New Plan, made plain and easy to the Understanding of every Housekeeper, Cook and Servant in the Kingdom. The Eleventh Edition, with new and elegant Receipts. BRIGHT, CRISP COPY

      Scatcherd & Letterman, 18078vo., Eleventh Edition, with copper - engraved portrait frontispiece and 12 engraved full - page illustrations in the text, fore - edge very lightly spotted; attractively bound in twentieth century tan calf, back with gilt rules, second compartment with nineteenth - century red leather label lettered and tooled in gilt, boards unevenly sunned else a very good, remarkably bright, crisp copy. First published in 1783, Farley's work was a popular and continuing success, reaching its twelfth edition in 1811. Principal Cook at the London Tavern, Farley claims that his work 'unlike so many which are without method or order, is marked by perspicuity and regularity'. However Cagle reveals that Fiona Lucraft provides a detailed account of the author's plagiarism from Raffald and Glasse. Farley's name appears below the portrait from the ninth edition (?) onwards. Bitting 152; Cagle, 675; Maclean, pp.50 - 52; Oxford, p.114; Wheaton & Kelly 2066 (all recording the first edition). SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION.

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        Tales from Shakespear. Designed for the Use of Young Persons

      London: Thomas Hodgkins, 1807 - Beautiful set of the classic which the Lambs set about writing at the suggestion and encouragement of of William Godwin, who hired Thomas Hodgkins to run The Juvenile Library on his behalf. The Lambs' prose adaptations (Charles did the tragedies, Mary the comedies) were written primarily for the benefit of girls, for, as they state in the Preface, "boys are generally permitted the use of their fathers' libraries at a much earlier age than girls are, they frequently have the best of Shakespear by heart, before their sisters are permitted to look into this manly book.' The result was, according to the Cambridge History of English Literature, "the first book which, appealing to a general audience and to a rising generation, made Shakespeare a familiar and popular author . " First edition, first issue, with the T. Davison imprint on the verso of p. 235 of Volume 1, and the earlier address of Hanway Street on the ads in Volume 2. 2 vols., 12mo. 20 engraved plates after drawings by Mulready, including frontispieces; 3pp. of ads at rear of second volume. Full crushed blue by Rivière, gilt fillet borders, spines in 6 compartments, richly gilt and lettered, gilt dentelles, blue marbled endpapers, a.e.g. Fine set. Roff/Livingston, pp. 61ff [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Perpetual Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts **4 VOLUMES 1780 to 1807**

      I. Thomas and E. T. Andrews, Boston, MA 1807 - (full book description) I. Thomas and E. T. Andrews, Boston, MA, 1807. 1st Ed(AsSuch) Good-, Hard Covers, Leather Covers. Size=5.5"x8.5", 1000+pp(Index). Full leatherbound with red leather spine labels. Leather worn head & foot of spine, fore-edge corners, ink owner name, date on blank page after front free endpaper of each volume, outer leather spine hinge cracked on Volumes 1,2 & 4, foxing in text, o.w. all are clean & tight. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        AN ACCOUNT OF THE DISEASES OF INDIA, AS THEY APPEARED IN THE ENGLISH FLEET, AND IN THE NAVAL HOSPITAL AT MADRAS, IN 1782 AND L783 With Observations on Ulcers and the Hospital Sores of That Country, to Which is Prefixed, a View of the Diseases on an Expedition, and Passage of a Fleet and Armament to India in 1781

      Edinburgh: London. Good; ***SALE. The price of this item has been temporarily reduced by 40%. . Sale price ends soon!***. 1807. First Edition. Hardcover. Very rare. Mottled calf leather bound cover with maroon leather spine label has crackling with chips to the leather at corners but has been well preserved to prevent further deterioration. Boards and spine are straight. Binding is tight. Pages are lightly toned with very mild scattered foxing and in overall very good condition. ; 283 pages .

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      Very Good-; ***SALE. The price of this item has been temporarily reduced . by 40%. Sale price ends soon!***. 1807. Hardcover. Original 1807 handwritten illuminated prayer book. 273-page with 7-page index at rear was articulately handwritten in German in three-color ink and decorated with an exquisite frontis drawing in 7 colors, this book is bound with an embossed leather board with floral-gilt surround, "R. G." in gilt on front cover, housed in brown leather 2 part slip-case. The book has elaborate headings and footings and several ink and water color illustrations. .

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        A Journal of the Voyages and Travels of Lewis and Clark

      M'Keehan 1807 - The true first edition of this 1807 account of the Lewis and Clark expedition. Is complete, except that the title page is a facsimile, new end papers, first couple of pages have some pieces missing (see photo). The first published book on the expedition, the greatest in the history of the American west. Bound in quarter leather over marbled boards, very good condition. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase. Pittsburgh: Printed by Zadok Cramer for David M'Keehan, 1807., 1807. 12mo., (6 5/8 x 4 1/8 inches). "WE HAVE ENCOURAGED OUR MEN TO KEEP JOURNALS, AND SEVEN OF THEM DO SO, TO WHOM IN THIS RESPECT WE GIVE EVERY ASSISTANCE IN OUR POWER" (Lewis, letter to Jefferson 7 April 1805). First edition. The first full published account of the Corps of Discovery by a member of the expedition, Patrick Gass, who "became one of the best-known members of the expedition for several reasons: his key role as sergeant brought his name up frequently in the journals of Lewis and Clark; his account was the first to be published; he was the first to have a biography written about him; and finally, he outlived the other members of the Corps of Discovery by decades" (Wagner-Camp-Becker 6:1). "Although [Gass's Journal] lacked the insight, reflection, and depth of geographic, ethnographic, diplomatic, and scientific observations penned by Lewis and Clark, it and Jefferson's Message from the President were the only accounts available for seven years to describe the expedition's adventures" (Beckham, p. 89). "Sergeant Patrick Gass outlived every person who served on the Lewis and Clark expedition whose fate is known. Having lived so long, Gass is one of the best known of the expedition's enlisted men and has had more written about him than any other man in the Corps of Discovery, except for the two captains" (DANB). Beckham The Literature of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, pp 89-90, 3.1; Graff 1516; Howes G-77; Sabin 26741; Shaw 12646; Smith 3465. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'Art de fabriquer le fer, de fondre et de forger des pièces d'artillerie.

      Delalain, Paris 1807 - 4to (256x200 mm), xxxvii, (3) 654, (2) pp., marbled endpapers, half title, title with small vignette, 13 engraved folding plates. Contemporary full calf with morocco label and gilt-tooled spine (boards, hinges and extremities rubbed), interior bright and virtually unfoxed. A fine and copy of an extraordinarily rare work, important in the history of metallurgy and iron mineralogy. ---- Exeedingly rare second edition, much rarer than the first edition (only one copy listed in Worldcat: Ecole des Mines, Paris). In 1775 Pierre Grignon published a book on various aspects of iron mineralogy and metallurgy which is of considerable importance to the history of metallurgy and crystallography. Grignon was occupied in the commerical operation of a blast furnace and forge plant and his science stemmed from observations on a much larger scale than those of his laboratry contemporaries. He had the opportunity to see large crystals in shrinkage heads of large castings. The first memoir of structural interest « Mémoire sur les métamorphoses du fer » had been read before the French Academy in 1761, but was not published until 1775. Here, he provides a model of crystal structure which is qualitatively the same as that used by Romé de l'Isle in 1772, by Tobern Bergman in 1773, and particularly by the great Haüy in 1784, and it is not improbable that Grignon's ideas, public but unpublished, provided the stimulus for the mathematical approach of these more famous crystallographers. Although the possibility of solid solutions as a mixed aggregate is implicit in the ideas of many of the corpuscular philosophers, it is Grignon who first describes a crystallographic model of a mixed crystal (Smith, History of Metallography, pp. 132-136). The 1807 edition is an exact reprint of the first edition with identical page numbering. ---- Seconde Edition, extrement rare (un seul exemplaire répertorié dans WorldCat à Ecole des Mines, Paris). Pierre-Clément Grignon (1723 -1784), savant métallurgiste, maitre de forge, correspondant de l'Académie Royale des Sciences, dirigeat les forges de Bayard près de Saint-Dizier. Ami de Buffon, il se livra à divers expériences sur le fer et s'efforça de trouver une méthode pour fondre une meilleure qualité de ce minerai. La fonte des canons représentant une activité de la forge de Bayard, Grignon expérimenta pour leur fabrication une nouvelle matière, la régule de fer ; il participa activement à la rédaction de la section Forges ou l'Art du fer de l'Encyclopédie. Il réuni l'ensemble de ses travaux dans cet ouvrage orné de 13 planches gravées dépliantes. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Country Gentleman's Architect; containing a variety of designs for farm houses and farm yards of different magnitudes, arranged on the most approved principles for arable, grazing, feeding, and dairy farms; with plans and sections shewing at large the construction of cottages, barns, stables, feeding-houses, dairies, brew-houses, maltings, &c. With plans for stables and dog-kennels; to which are added, designs for labourers' cottages and small villas. The whole adapted to the use of country gentlemen about to build or to alter.

      London, J. Taylor, 1807 - 4°, 26 S (Text), 22 Kupferstich-Taf., Kart., Rücken im Stil der Zeit fachmänisch erneuert, Papier min. gebräunt, schönes Exemplar. Erste Auflage. John Lugar (1772/3-1855), architect, was the son of a Colchester carpenter. He established himself in London ca. 1799, and exhibited at the Royal Academy from that date on; in due course he developed a very widespread practice as a country-house architect, which extended to Scotland and Wales as well as throughout much of England. His first book of designs, which helped bring his name to public attention, was his 1805 Architectural sketches for cottages, rural dwelling, and villas. Lugar was a practitioner of the Picturesque after the manner of John Nash and Humphry Repton, working in a wide variety of architectural styles including the 'Grecian', the Tudor Gothic, and that of the cottage ornée as well as the castellated. He also served as county surveyor for Essex from 1812 to 1816, and became a freeman of Colchester in 1812. (Thanks for information to Mr. John Dury, Essex). 2000 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Holy Bible: containing the Old and New Testaments [bound with] Practical Observations on the Old and New Testaments by Mr. Ostervald [and] A Brief Concordance by John Brown

      New York: Collins, Perkins, and Co.. 1807; 1806. Second edition. Thick quarto. Complete as issued with separate title pages for the New Testament, Ostervald's Notes, and Brown's Concordance (all dated 1806), 10 illustrated plates, and 2 folding maps. Contemporary full calf, morocco spine label, marbled endpapers. The binding is worn, two front fly leaves are detached, else good or better. An early Collins's Bible from New York with a six-page family record (bound between the Old and New Testaments) containing a manuscript genealogy of the Barber family spanning the years 1743-1836. John E. Barber was a banker from Massachusetts and member of the prominent Barber family of Norfolk County. The genealogy includes pencil notes by John E. Barber at the end of the record and on three sheets of stationary laid in. The record also includes members of the Carey, Orne, and Whiting families. According to the note laid in by Barber, the Bible was found in the Carey House at Medway, Massachusetts, and it contains the oldest known record of the Barber family. Scarce, with very pleasing illustrated plates and a notable provenance. .

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        Travels in the Interior of Africa in the Years 1795, 1796, 1797 (2 Volumes in One book)

      W. Bulmer, London 1807 - 8vo - over 7¾. Book. Fifth edition, 2 vols in one book, xx + 550 + xvi + cviii + 301 pp. Lg. thick 8vo. Recently and attractively bound in half tan calf, marbled boards, raised bands with double labels and gilt letters and date. Engraved frontis and 5 engraved plates, 3 of which are folding, and 2 folding maps, 1 full page text map, and additional text illustrations. Park was among the first and greatest of African explorers, sent out by the African Association to lead an expedition into the Interior of Africa. he was the first to reach the Niger River and was subsequently killed by natives east of Timbouctou. A couple of nicks, pages 235-239 misbound. Book has been collated and is completed. With some minor foxing. A handsome crisp, fresh copy with good maps and plates.

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        Aphorisms of Sir Philip Sidney; With Remarks by Miss [Jane] Porter, (Author of Thaddeus of Warsaw).

      London: Printed by C. Stower for Longman Hurst Rees and Orme. 1807 - FIRST EDITION. 2 volumes. 12mo, 158 x 92 mms., pp. [iv], xv [xvi blank], 222 [223 - 224 adverts]; vi [sic for viii], 225 [226 adverts], including half-title in each volume, engraved portrait of Sidney as frontispiece in volume 1, engraved image of "The Princess of Arcadia" as frontispiece to volume 2 (both by Freeman after R. K. Porter, the author's brother), contemporary tree calf, gilt spines, red leather labels; upper front joint volume 1 slightly cracked, otherwise a fine set with the contempoary autograph "Mariana Wainman" on the top margin of the title-page in each volume. a Jane Porter (1776 - 1850) was indeed best known as the author of two very popular novels, Thaddeus of Warsaw and he Scottish Chiefs, neither of which seem to appeal to many 21st century readers. In her entry on Jane Porter in ODNB, Dorothy McMillan notes, "Porter's minor literary productions confirm her somewhat inflated sense of herself as a woman of letters." Her appearance was frequently commented on: "There is Haydon's celebrated story of Lord Abercorn, who, having invited the Porter sisters and paid their travel, sneaked a secret look at his guests, pronounced them frights, and left the house until they had gone. Mostly, however, Jane Porter was found handsome: dark and stately, she was dubbed 'Il Penseroso' by S. C. Hall, as opposed to Anna Maria's fair and lively 'L'Allegro'. Miss Mitford found Porter the only literary lady not 'fit for a scarecrow' (L'Estrange, 2.152), but Lady Morgan found her ill-dressed, 'lackadaisical' with the 'air of a regular Melpomene' (Owenson, Memoirs, 2.396). Maginn, however, remarks that even in her later years she had a 'long and handsome face' (Maginn, 404)." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Reply To The Essay on Population, by the Rev. T. R. Malthus, In a Series of Letters, To Which Are Added, Extracts From the Essay; With Notes

      1807, hardcover. Author unattributed but: William Hazlitt, 1778-1830. Pagination: iv, [3] - 40, 43 - 378; [6] pages of publisher's ads. Complete and collated as per Geoffrey Keynes "C8 has been cancelled ... pp.41-42 missing." -- Later binding, 3/4 blue leather over marbled boards, gilt spine decoration, raised bands, top edge gilt, pages irregularly trimmed. -- Condition: leather is rubbed at bands and edges; spine color a bit faded; marginal notes to a few early pages "18 Aug 1810." -- An important early portrayal of Hazlitt's political philosophy, that the individual imagination (idea of the good) is the source of voluntary action, sympathy with others, and self-control of population--as opposed to Malthus' concept that only imposed starvation and misery keep the poor from over-populating. [John Kinnaird and Hazlitt letters] -- RARE.

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