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        THE ADVENTURES OF GIL BLAS OF SANTILLANA

      Printed for Richard Phillips, London 1807 - Handsome Extra-Illustrated Set Bound by Welcher. 203 x 121 mm (8 x 4 3/4"). Four volumes. Translated by Martin Smart. EXTREMELY PLEASING CONTEMPORARY DEEP BLUE STRAIGHT-GRAIN MOROCCO, HANDSOMELY GILT, BY SAMUEL WELCHER (with his ticket on verso of front endpaper), covers bordered in gilt with triple rules and framed with wide palmette roll, inside of which is a rule with small ring and floral tools at corners; raised bands, spines ornately gilt in lobed compartments featuring stippled ground, quatrefoil centerpiece with delicate foliate sprays at sides and fleurons at ends, turn-ins gilt with single rule and fleuron and ring tools at corners, all edges gilt. 100 copperplates by Warner, Tomlinson, and others, and EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED with 60 plates by Conrad Martin Metz, for a total of 160 engravings. Front pastedowns with armorial bookplate of "H. Holland Edwards, Pennant Ereithlyn, North Wales." Lowndes II, 1343; Graesse IV, 174. Front joints just a little flaked, backstrips slightly sunned, covers with minor variation in color, several plates a little foxed (generally only in margins and more frequently on added plates), one leaf with light ink stain in lower margin, light dampstain in margin at head of one plate, isolated very minor marginal soiling, but A VERY PLEASING SET, the decorative bindings very well preserved, and internally clean, fresh, and bright. Staggemeier and Welcher were in partnership in London from about 1799 to 1810, and their bindings are normally found signed with both of their names, rather than with one name or the other, as in the present case. Like Kalthoeber and other immigrant German members of their trade, the two came to England to satisfy the fashionable need among gentry and nobility for elegant bindings, and "in their heyday Staggemeier and Welcher were one of the most prolific workshops producing 'extra' quality work in London." (Maggs Catalogue 1212) They were known for bindings with typically tasteful and often elaborate gilt decoration, and they were among the very best at producing these highly finished volumes. Howe gives evidence that at various times Staggemeier and Welcher worked together and separately at 11 and 12 Villiers Street. The assumption is that even when they were in partnership, each of the binders did at least some work of his own, but bindings signed by one of them are much scarcer than those signed by both. The illustrations in our volume are a source of interest in that the 60 by Metz depict scenes from the text that are also shown in corresponding plates by the other artists, though with a style that is dramatically different. In the engravings by Metz, there are settings with larger, more prominent figures whose dimpled knees and large round faces lend an air of comic farce to the scenes. This is perhaps more in keeping with the picaresque quality of the novel than the refined, cool, and professional engravings of the other artists, who have produced rather small figures that seem to be dwarfed by oversized settings. For a discussion of the text here, see item #134, above. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Philadelphia Medical Museum, volume III, IV, and V, 1807 to 1808

      Archibald Bartram, for Thomas Dobson, at the Stone House, no. 41, Philadelphia 1807 - First Edition. Three volumes, tall octavo, original full leather, leather spine labels, gilt lettering. Illustrated with few plates. Attractive set of three volumes of the Philadelphia Medical Museum, volumes 3, 4, and 5. Includes medical oddities including "Josephi's account of a 15 years pregnancy, the child being contained in the urinary bladder", "Porcupine men", "Child with a double head" etc. Also topics such as British Malt Liquors, electrical shocks, nitrous oxide, vaccination, "Reid's observations on the medical treatment of General Washington". Very Good set, some expected wear to leather, textually very clean but for volume five with light staining to pages 1 thru 30, same volume with some erosion to top front cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Corinne ou l'Italie.

      Lib. stéréotipe chez H. Nicolle 1807 - - Lib. stéréotipe chez H. Nicolle, Paris 1807, 13x20cm, 2 volumes reliés. - Deuxième édition parue la même année que l'originale. Reliure en demi basane noisette, dos lisse orné de frises, pointillés et motifs typographiques dorés comportant des petites traces de frottements, une coiffe frottée en tête, plats de cartonnage vieux rose comportant de petites taches de décoloration, coins renforcés, gardes marginalement ombrées sans gravité, reliure de l'époque. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        In Morte di Carlotta Melania. Versi e Prose

      Co'Tipi Bodoniani, Parma 1807 - In-8 (216 x 146 mm), basane fauve granitée, dos lisse orné, pièce de papier havane, dentelle autour des plats, roulette sur les coupes, tranches jaunes (reliure d'époque). Bel exemplaire de cette impression de Bodoni en grand papier. Ex-libris La Rochefoucauld Duc de Bisaccia. (quelques défauts, usure aux coins, frottements dans le bas du second plat, déchirures sur les deux premières pages de garde). // Octavo (216 x 146 mm), fawn granite roan, smooth spine tooled in gilt, havana paper label, dentelle border on covers, gilt roll on turns-in, yellow edges (contemporary binding). Nice copy of this Bodoni printing, on large paper. Ex-libris La Rochefoucauld Duc de Bisaccia. (some defects, corners used, rubbings on bottom of second cover, tears on the two first end-papers).

      [Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, founded 1860]
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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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nouveau Dictionnaire Genéral des Drogues Simples et Composées; revu, corrigé, et considérablement augmenté par Simon Morelot, Ancien Professeur de pharmacie - chimique au Collège de pharmacie de Paris, et Pharmacien major de l'armée, etc. Contenant les noms françois, latin, officinaux, vulgaires et systématiques des Plantes; leur classification d'après le système de Linneus, les méthodes de Tournefort et de Jussieu, avec l'indication de leurs parties utiles à la médecine, à la pharmacie.

      Rémont,, Paris, 1807 - 2 voll. in-8° (200x128mm), pp. XII, 788; (4), 674; legatura del tempo p. pelle marrone marmorizzata con dorsi lisci ornati di titoli in oro su tasselli rossi, filetti e decori floreali in oro. In fine del secondo vol., 20 tavv. f.t. incise su rame "en taille-douce" ed in fine coloritura acquerellata coeva raffiguranti numerose piante officinali. Ex-libris del tempo del noto medico Jean Baptiste Daillan, autore fra l'altro di una "Dissertation sur la fièvre bilieuse" (1819). Un restauro alla cuffia superiore del secondo vol. Normali fioriture e bruniture. Ottima copia. Ristampa ottocentesca (nella revisione e con le aggiunte del Morelet) di questo celebre dizionario, ordinato alfabeticamente, pubblicato per la prima volta nel 1698 e complementare alla "Pharmacopée Universelle", costituente, con esso, una delle più estese trattazioni farmaceutiche edite a cavallo tra Seicento e Settecento. Il Lemery (Rouen, 1645-Parigi, 1715) studiò medicina, chimica e farmacologia a Montpellier e a Parigi e, in virtù della sua grande competenza, fu autorizzato a praticare la medicina ancor prima di conseguire il diploma. Insegnante di chimica e farmacista a Parigi, dovette abbandonare la propria attività a causa della propria fede calvinista. Riparato in Inghilterra, si convertì convenientemente al cattolicesimo, cosa che gli consentì il ritorno a Parigi e la ripresa della precedente attività La sua pratica farmaceutica gli permise di compiere significativi esperimenti chimici sulle basi dei sali e le proporzioni degli acidi riassunte nell'importante "Cours de Chimie" del 1675, in cui l'acume dello sperimentatore è bizzarramente frammisto a teorie mediate da Paracelso e a credenze alchemico-iatrochimiche affatto fantastiche. Cfr. (varie edizioni): Ferguson, II, 21. Hirsch/H., III, 735. Haller, I, p. 579. Blake, 264. Waller, 5698. Pritzel, 5211. Duveen, LXII/218. Poggendorff, I, 1417. Wellcome, III, 487 e sgg. Schelenz S., 488. Quérard, V, 141. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gilibert Libreria Antiquaria (ILAB-LILA)]
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        OEUVRES COMPLETES DE SALOMON GESSNER, précédées d'une notice sur sa vie.

      - Paris, Le Prieur, 1807. 10x16,5 cm. Joli petit ouvrage en 3 volumes, orné de 32 planches contenant 48 sujets gravés en taille-douce (16 planches portant 2 gravures chacune). Reliures de l'époque en pleine basane racinée. Dos lisses ornés de bouquets et de carquois dorés. Titre et tomaison sur pièces de couleur beige. Petites traces de frottement, principalement sur les mors et les dos, cependant ensemble en très bon état et de présentation élégante.

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        THE SEASONS.

      Longmans Hurst Rees and Orme. Printed by T. Bensley, London 1807 - Folio (18"). [x], 244p. Illustrated with 21 engravings in stipple and line (5 full page) by F. Bartolozzi and P.W. Tomkins after paintings by W. Hamilton produced for this work, engraved didication page in calligraphic style by Tomkins. Bound in quarter brown morocco with titles and panel ornaments in gilt Abbey Life 252; Lewine 532; Cohen/de Ricci 992; Bland. History of Book Illustration 221 (all for the 1798 edition). Some occasional light foxing, the plates all sharp and clean, binding extremes rubbed, but still quite an acceptable copy This edition reprints the 1798 edition in which the engravings first appeared; these are the same strikes dated 1798 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cherries] Early May - Adam's Crown - Red-Heart Cherry

      G. Brookshaw, [London] 1807 - 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 book 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 books 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 An Oak Spring Pomona 40a. Aquatint engraving, with some stipple, printed in colours and finished by hand. In good condition, with one expertly repaired marginal tear.

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        The History, Civil And Commercial, Of The British Colonies In The West Indies.Fourth Edition, With Considerable Additions

      London: Printed For John Stockdale, 1807., 1807. 3 Volumes. 8vo. pp. xlviii, 576; viii, 616; 1 p.l., xxx, 477. engraved frontis. portrait, 11 folding engraved maps, & 10 folding engraved plates by F. Bartolozzi, T.Milton, Scott, Storer, Grignion, W.Grainger, & Audinet after B.West, Hayes, Thomas Stothard, &c. contemporary sprinkled calf (little worn & rubbed, margins of a few plates browned, few short tears in several plates repaired - no loss). ownership entry & armorial bookplate of the Hon. Archibald Cochrane, R.N. Fourth Edition of a classic in British Caribbean literature. Edwards lived in Jamaica with his uncle for a number of years and inherited the latter's estate. He is also said to have been left heir in 1773 to the substantial property of a Mr. Hume of Jamaica. Returning permanently to England in 1792 he became a highly successful West Indian merchant, founder of a bank, and a member of Parliament. In his account of the British West Indies Edwards argued for unrestricted trade with America and the freeing of West Indian produce from hampering British import duties, and for the continuance of the slave trade with certain restrictions. The present edition also incorporates Edwards' An Historical Survey of the French Colony in the Island of St. Domingo, together with an Account of the Maroon Negroes in Jamaica, and a History of the War in the West Indies, an autobiographical sketch, and Sir William Young's Tour Through Barbadoes, St. Vincent, Antigua, Tobago, and Grenada, in the Years 1791 and 1792. These were first added to the edition of 1801. Edwards' condemnation of the treatment of the negroes by the French inhabitants in St. Domingo, as well as his stance in favour of restricted continuance of the slave trade aroused some adverse criticism, but on the whole his work was deservedly popular and highly praised. While Ratgatz notes that some of Edwards' statistics are now known to be inaccurate, he also deems his discussion of the slave trade to be "of immeasurable value for contemporary conditions, showing the state of affairs after the American war and before the abolition of the traffic in blacks". Cundall, West Indies, 2095. Howgego E15. Sabin 21901. cfCox II 228. cfBell E55. cfCundall, Bib. Jamaicensis, 928. cfRagatz 165..

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        A Journey from Madras Through the Countries of Mysore, Canara, and Malabar, performed under the order of the most noble the Marquis Wellesley, Governor General of India.

      Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies (bookseller to the Asiatic Society ) in the Strand. 1807 - 'performed' for the express purpose of investigating the state of Agriculture, Arts, and Commerce; the Religion, Manners, and Customs; the History Natural and Civil, and Antiquities, in the Dominions of the Rajah of Mysore, and the Countries aquired by the Honourable East India Company, in the late and former wars, from Tippoo Sultaun. Francis Buchanan, fellow of the royal society, and of the Society of Antiquarian of London; fellow of the Asiatic Society of Calcutta; and in the medical service of the Honourable Company of the Bengal establishment. Published under the authority and patronage of the Honourable Directors of the East India Company. FIRST EDITION. Three Volumes, Large Quarto. 29.5cm x 23cm. xiii, errata, 424pp. 1, 2, 556pp. 4, 479pp. xxxi appendix, plus A- Z index. folding coloured map, folding tables, engravings, boards, buckram, uncut, later end papers over original blank papers. Fine uncut set and rare as such. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An history of Jamaica. - With observations on the climate, scenery, trade, productions, negroes, slave trade, diseases of Europeans, customs, manners and dispositions of the inhabitants.

      J. Cawthorn, London, 1807 - xx + 333pp + [2] publisher's catalogue + large folding map. 1st ed. Very clean in later quarter cloth binding and grey boards. Label of 'Library of the College of Missions Indianapolis' on inside cover but without any handstamps or other library markings. 9 x 11in [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Esperimento di traduzione della Iliade di Omero di Ugo Foscolo.

      1807 - Brescia, per Nicol˜ Bettoni, 1807. In 8vo grande (cm. 23,6); bella legatura inizio Novecento in mezza pelle nocciola a 4 nervi con semplici fregi e titolo in oro; pp. XII, 121, (3). Bella copia con barbe stampata su carta forte. PRIMA EDIZIONE in carta sotto-imperiale. Le copie in carta sotto-imperiale sono da ritenersi limitate a un numero inferiore di esemplari. Axs [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        4 Prints "The Hog Deer at Bay", "Hunting an Old Buffalo" (Number 25), The Tiger at Bay" & "Hog Hunters Meeting by Surprise a Tugress and her Cubs. " FROM : Oriental Field Sports; being a complete, detailed, and accurate description of the Wild Sports of the East; and exhibiting, in a novel and interesting manner, the Natural History of. . . undomesticated animals. . . interspersed with a variety of origianl, authentic, and curious anecdotes BY Captain Thomas Wiliamson

      London: Edward Orme, Printseller to His Majesty Henri Merke was principal engraver, 1807 - Williamson spent 20 years in Bengal. Howitt was the brother-in-law of Thomas Rowlandson. British Sporting Artists, 165 "The most beautiful book on Indian Sport in Existence. Another edition was published in 1808. It is greatly inferior to the First edition." from the First edition. 4 vols., Image 14-1/2 x 18-1/2 inches. 4 colored aquatint plates Number 25, by H. Merke after Samuel Howitt's Drawings. Uiformly framed and glazed in curly maple. Some fading and browning. Abbey Travel 427; Nissen ZBI, 4416; Schwerdt, vol. II, p. 297; Tooley (1954), 508 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Bound volume of proof wood engravings to Scripture Illustrated

      [London: Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe, 1807] - A handsome volume of proofs of 81 of the 94 wood engravings for Scripture Illustrated (London, 1807). Three of the cuts - nos. 48, 49 & 51 - were cut by Bewick. With an autograph note from a British Museum curator identifying the work for which these cuts were made 8vo. Frontispiece and 80 woodcuts (2 per page), designed by W.M. Craig and cut by Bewick, C. and J. Nesbit, Branston, Austin, Clennell, Hole, Lee, et al. Bound in contemporary full navy straight-grained morocco, covers tooled in gilt with outer roll borders and central ruled panel, flat spine gilt and divided in six compartments, a.e.g., light rubbing to covers, else fine. Hugo 225 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LECTURES ON THE ELEMENTS OF CHEMISTRY

      1807 - BLACK, Joseph. LECTURES ON THE ELEMENTS OF CHEMISTRY Delivered in the University of Edinburgh by the Late Joseph Black, M.D. Published from his Manuscripts by John Robison, LLD. First American frm the last London Edition. Philadelphia, Mathew Carey, 1807. Three 8vo. volumes. 6, lix, 294 pp. +[4] ff. plates; 456 pp.; 453, [15] pp. Frontispiece portrait and three folding plates showing laboratory equipment. Library markings, else internally good, in early tree-calf, rubbed and worn, with loss to spine head of volume I. Known for the discoveries of latent heat, fixed air, and the nature of alkaline earths, Black taught for 40 years at Glasgow and Edinburgh, and was extremely useful to Scottish industrial and mining interests. His fame as a teacher spread to America and Europe, and many foreigners studied with him. He also provided a lecture series for non- scientists, and Boswell took his course. Scarce.

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        Pieces of Irish History, Illustrative of the Condition of the Catholics of Ireland, of the Origin and Progress of the Political System of the United Irishmen; and their Transactions with the Anglo-Irish Government.

      New York: Printed for Bernard Dornin: First edition 1807 - 8vo., [iv], xx, 256pp., occasional light scattered spotting to first and last leaves only, professionally rebound in late twentieth century boards with a contrasting title label to spine. A VG++ generally clean copy in a fine tight binding of this scarce work by the author. William James MacNeven (b. at Ballynahowna, near Aughrim, Co. Galway, Ireland, 21 March 1763; d. at New York, 12 July 1841) was an Irish-American physician and writer. at the age of 12 he was sent by his uncle Baron MacNeven, to receive his education abroad, for the penal laws rendered education impossible for Catholics in Ireland. This Baron MacNeven was William O'Kelly MacNeven, an Irish exile physician. His medical studies were made at Vienna where he was a pupil of Pestel and took his degree in 1784. The same year he returned to Dublin to practise. He became involved in the United Irishmen of the time, with such men as Lord Edward Fitzgerald, Thomas Addis Emmet, and his brother Robert Emmet. He was arrested in March 1798, and confined in Kilmainham Jail, and afterwards in Fort George, Scotland, until 1802, when he was liberated and exiled. In 1803, he was in Paris seeking an interview with Bonaparte in order to obtain French troops for Ireland. Disappointed in his mission, MacNeven came to America, landing at New York on 4 July 1805. In 1807, he delivered a course of lectures on clinical medicine in the recently established College of Physicians and Surgeons. Here in 1808, he received the appointment of professor of midwifery. In 1810, at the reorganization of the school, he became the professor of chemistry, and in 1816 was appointed in addition to the chair of materia medica. In 1826 with six of his colleagues, he resigned his professorship because of a misunderstanding with the New York Board of Regents, and accepted the chair of materia medica in Rutgers Medical College, a branch of the New Jersey institution of that name, established in New York as a rival to the College of Physicians and Surgeons. The school at once became popular because of its faculty, but after four years was closed by legislative enactment on account of interstate difficulties. The attempt to create a school independent of the regents resulted in a reorganization of the University of the State of New York. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Traité pratique des yeux, ou expériences et observations sur les maladies qui affectent ces organes. Traduit de l'italien par J.B.F. Léveillé. Seconde édition, augmentée d'un extrait de l'ouvrage du (James) Ware, intitulé: Chirurgical observations relative "To the Eye", etc. London 1805.

      Arthus Bertrand,, Paris, 1807 - 2 Bände. Paris, Arthus Bertrand, 1807. 8°. 2 n.n. Bl., 351 S.; 2 n.n. Bl., XVI, 388 S. Mit 3 mehrfach gefalteten, gestochenen Tafeln. Halblederbände der Zeit mit reicher Romantiker-Rückenvergoldung. Vgl. Garrison-M. 5835 (für die erste italienische Ausgabe von 1801). - Waller 8547 (für Titelauflage Paris 1811). - Zweite französische Ausgabe nach 1802 des wichtigen italienischen Ophthalmologen und Anatomen. Die drei Tafeln wurden nach den Vorgaben Scarpas gestochen. - Band eins im Schnitt mit schwächer werdendem Wasserrand. Einbände leicht bestossen und berieben. Sprache: N Halblederbände der Zeit mit reicher Romantiker-Rückenvergoldung. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Atlas du traitÈ de grandes opÈrations militaires, par le colonel Jomini, employÈ de Sa MajestÈ l'Empereur NapolÈon

      Giguet et Michaud, Paris 1807 - Atlas du traitÈ de grandes opÈrations militaires, par le colonel Jomini, employÈ de Sa MajestÈ l'Empereur NapolÈon.Third part of his books on the wars of Frederick II. The fourth part will be published in 1809 under the same title.A Paris, Chez Giguet et Michaud, Imprimeurs-Libraires, Rue des Bons-Enfants, No. 34; Magimel, Libraire, Rue de Thionville, No. 9. M DCCC VII. (1807)4to, 8" x 10.5", (19 of 20 plates, virtually all folding) With large engraved 'Carte Generale Pour l'Intelligence de la Guerre de Sept-Ans' and related Battle Plans for Lowositz, Prague, Kollin, Roisbach, Breslau, lagemdorf, Leuthen, Zomdorf, Hohenkirch, Cunersdorf, Minden, Zullichau, Maxen, Landshut, Lignitz, Torgau, Reichenbach, Freyberg (lacking Plate XIII --Battle of Krefeld). Comtempoary worn leather spine and leather label with gilt type and 5 gilt stars and double rules. Paper covered boards with worn edges, cover is in fair condition and needs rebinding. Internally one map, #6, has a 2" border tear with 1 inch going into map, a few maps with light foxingon outside borders, otherwise the engravings are very good, fresh, dark impressions. , *Antoine-Henri Jomini, Treaty of major military operations, or Relation of critical and comparative campaigns of Frederick and Napoleon, with a compendium of the most important maxims of the art of war, justified by the actions of these two great captains, by Colonel Jomini used near His Majesty the Emperor Napoleon, with maps and plans, third and fourth parts, 2 vols., Paris, and Giguet Michaud, Magimel, 1807 and 1809. Must accompany this Atlas of the Treaty of major military operations by Colonel Jomini employee of Her Majesty the Emperor Napoleon, Paris, and Giguet Michaud, Magimel, 1807., In 1806, he published an Atlas Jomini Treaty great tactic. The same year, before the volumes III and IV, Volume V published his Treatise, concerning the early campaigns of the French Revolution . His publishers had asked him to arouse the interest of readers with tales of more recent events . The fifth book was also published under the title Relation critical campaigns of the French against the coalition since 1792. In January 1807*, Jomini finished the third part of his book on the wars of Frederick II and this time he titled Treaty (sic) major military operations. The fourth part will be published in 1809 under the same title. In 1811, volumes 5 and 6 appeared under the title History critique and military campaigns of the Revolution. It will be the same in 1816 for volumes 7 and 8. The third edition of the Treaty of major military operations will take more than the wars of Frederick II. Criticism and military history of the wars of the Revolution now constitute a distinct work.Antoine Henri Baron Jomini (1779-1869) was born in Switzerland and so impressed Napoleon with his grasp of strategy that he was transferred from the Swiss army to the Grand General Staff. He fought at Austerlitz and was promoted to General de Brigade in 1807. He joined the Allies in 1813 and immediately became Aide-de-Camp to the Tsar. His brilliance as a strategist ensured his influence over several generations of officers and his military philosophy found expression on the battlefields of the American Civil War. Jomini's first book which began to build his reputation as a serious military thinker [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Anecdotes of Literature and Scarce Books

      11- London F. C. and J. Rivington, 1807 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. Four volumes of Beloe's Anecdotes. First editions. Volumes I, II, III and V of a six volume set. William Beloe (1756April 11, 1817) was an English divine and miscellaneous writer. His Anecdotes of Literature' are an amusing but uncritical compilation, chiefly of extracts from, and bibliographical particulars concerning, old English books. Beloe had been induced to undertake the work by his appointment as keeper of printed books at the British Museum. With a bookplate to each front pastedown of on John Molesworth. Condition: In half calf bindings with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, rather rubbed and worn with bumping to extremities. Four joints slightly cracked. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright with foxing to first and last few pages of each volume and the odd spot throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        L.A.S. et 3 P.A.S.

      Marienwerder, 9 octobre 1807 - in-folio, 3 pp. et 7 pp., accompagné de son Bulletin analytique des Archives du maréchal Soult. Stassart informe Soult qu'il s'est installé dans les fonctions d'intendant de la Prusse occidentale, et des pourparlers qu'il a eu à ce sujet. Très intéresante correspondance sur la réclamation des fonds que devait payer la Prusse, pour l'entretien des troupes d'occupation : "Parti d'Elbing le 7 à onze heures du soir, je ne suis arrivé à Marienwerder que le lendemain à midi. En mettant pied à terre, je me suis rendu à la Chambre. J'ai notifié au Président et à cinq ou six conseillers qui se trouvaient là, les ordres de Sa Majesté (?) La communication que j'ai faite à ces messieurs, les a tous consternés. Ils ont gardé le plus profond silence et le comte de Dohna lui-même, n'a fait que balbutier quelques mots (?). C'est hier (?) que je me suis mis en possession des caisses publiques de Marienwerder ; nous n'y avons trouvé que 1270 thalers. Je ne sais si les autres saisies nous rapporteront davantage (?)." Il demande d'envoyer ses dépêches pour Daru. Joint : La copie de la nomination de Stassart comme intendant de la Prusse et de la lettre qui fut présentée à la Prusse ; on notera le ton peu diplomatique et vexatoire qui fut employé par l'agent impérial : "(?) Le service des réquisitions, Messieurs, est loin de se faire d'une manière satisfaisante? cependant, je vous répèterai ce que j'ai eu l'honneur de vous dire plus d'une fois : l'Armée doit vivre et elle vivra ! (?) Le pays a souffert, je le sais, mais les ressources ne sont cependant point épuisées (?)." Joint la copie de la correspondance avec le diplomate prussien et président de la Chambre de Marienwerder, le comte Dohna. D'une famille de hauts magistrats de Belgique, Goswin-Joseph-Augustin de Stassart (1780-1854) s'était engagé à servir la France ; ses brillantes plaidoierie et son éloquence le firent nommé en 1804 auditeur près le Conseil d'Etat et le Ministère de l'Intérieur. Il fut nommé à la fin de la compagne de 1805 administrateur du Tyrol puis chargé de l'intendance à Varsovie, et de la police des routes de Pologne avant d'être intendant de la Prusse occidentale à Marienwerder et de la Marche de Brandebourg à Berlin. Après la conférence d'Erfurt, Stassart fut envoyé comme sous-préfet à Orange (1808), préfet du Vaucluse (1810) puis des Bouches-de-la Meuse (1811). [Attributes: Hard 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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        Histoire De L'anarchie De Pologne et Du Demenagement De Cette Republique, Suivie Des Anecdotes Sur La Revolution De Russie De 1762 Par Le Même Auteur.4 Bände/ Volumes/ Tomes,

      H. Nicolle/Desenne, Paris 1807 - Text Französisch. Vier Bände, solide, dekorativ, komplett. Hartkarton-Bände mit goldgeprägten Lederrücken und montierte Schildchen, normale Gebrauchsspuren, eine sehr angenehme Patina. Band 1, Tome premier: LVIII (Notices sur Rulhiere), 385 Seiten, stockfleckenfrei, Buchschnitt mit kleinen Fleckchen, hin und wieder einige Eselsöhrchen. Band 2, Tome deuxième: 564 Seiten, völlig einwandfrei. Band 3, Tome troisième: 517 Seiten, völlig einwandfrei. Band 4, Tome quatrième: Buchdeckel sehr leicht fleckig, 443 Seiten. Mit "Anecdotes sur la revolution de la Russie en l`année 1762". Vier Bände in einwandfreiem Zustand, die sehr gut in der Hand liegen. Claude-Carloman de Ruhliere (1735-1791), französischer Historiker und Schriftsteller, Spezialist der Geschichte Russlands und Polens. Un bel ensemble complet de 4 tomes, jolie et solide reliure demi-cuir, fleurons dorés, pièce de titre. Sans rousseurs. Quelques pages un peu cornées en bas dans le premier volume ainsi qu'une tache sur la tranche (en bas). Contient également "Anecdotes sur la révolution de la Russie en l`année 1762" à la fin du quatrième tome. Claude-Carloman de Ruhliere (1735-1791), écrivain français, historien, après avoir ses journées en Russie, et assister au détrônement de Pierre III. et à l`accession de Catherine II. à St. Petersburg en 1762 il fut charger décrire une histoire de la Pologne. La cour de Russie essaya d`en supprimer la parution du manuscrit et son histoire de l`Anarchie de Pologne fut publié après sa mort en 1807. Four volumes, contemporary half calf, flat spine divided in 6 compartments with gilt numbering and a green morocco letter piece. No foxing. A beautiful set with minor wear marks. Claude-Carloman de Ruhliere (1735-1791), French writer and historian of Russia and Poland whose histories favoured a return to Franco-Prussian friendship and alliance at the expense of Russia. After his journey as the secretary of the French envoy to Russia - witnessing the dethronement and death of Peter III. and the accession of Catherine II. In St. Petersburg in 1762. He was charged with writing a history of Poland. The Court of Russia, having been informed of his writings made several efforts to suppress the manuscript of the finished chapters, which the author had intended for private circulation. Rulhiere promised the Russians that his work would be published only after the death of Catherine II. His "Histoire de l`Anarchie de Pologne", published for the first time posthumously in 1807 is important because it is one of the few valuable sources not destroyed in the Revolution. It contributed largely to his literary fame." 10 x 17cm. 1,3 Kg. Gewicht in Gramm: 1300 Première Edition, First Edition, 1. Ausg Hartkarton/Leder Einwandfrei [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'ART DES ACCOUCHEMENS.

      Imp. Méquignon. París, 1807 - . 20 cm. 2 vol.: (I) XLVIII-694 pág., 7 lám. plegadas. (II) VII-582 pág., 10 lám. plegadas. Ilustr. con grabados fuera del texto. Dos vol. enc. en media piel por Tejerina, tejuelo, puntas, cortes pintados. Pequeñas pérdidas de papel en las páginas 3, 47 y 65 del primer volumen. Algunas páginas guillotinadas. Papel oscurecido. Obstetricia. Parto. Obstetrícia i ginecologia Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 francés

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        La Divina Commedia …

      Livorno: Tommaso Masi & Co., with the types of Bodoni,, 1807. gia ridotta a miglior lezione dagli Accademici della Crusca ed ora accuratamente emendata, ed accresciuta di varie lezione tratte da un antichissimo codice. 3 volumes, octavo (214 × 142 mm). Bound by C. Lewis (signed in blind at foot of front pastedown, vol. 1) in contemporary green straight-grain morocco, covers with wide vine borders in gilt enclosed by two-line blind borders, spines with wide raised bands, first and last compartments richly gilt, others gilt-lettered direct, decorative gilt roll to turn-ins, yellow ochre endpapers, gilt edges. Portrait of Dante engraved by Raffaello Morghen after Stefano Tofanelli as frontispiece to vol. 3, engraved diagram of Inferno by R. Spadaccini. Ownership inscription of Mary Bligh, the gift of her uncle Edward, 1819 to front free endpaper in vol. 1; inscriptions of John Taylor Coleridge, 1838, to other volumes. A little rubbing to extremities, occasional light foxing, an excellent copy. A handsomely bound set of the Leghorn edition of Gaetano Poggiali (1753–1814): "Edizione molto pregiata per la correzione e la nitidezza procurata dal celebre bibliofilo" (Gamba). The first volume contains the Inferno, the second Purgatorio and Paradiso, and the third volume has Poggiali's life of Dante and commentary. A fourth volume of additional commentary ("Le annotazioni alle due ultime cantiche") was published later, in 1813. Charles Lewis (1786–1836) was "unquestionably London's leading binder, patronized by all the great collectors of the day" (ODNB): William Beckford called him "the true Angel of binding." This set from the library of Sir John Taylor Coleridge (1790–1876), judge, nephew of the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge, with his inscriptions to the front blanks recording the price of the set at one guinea, Montague Place, 1 January 1838. Coleridge had gained an appetite for Italian literature on his grand tour in 1814.

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        A Complete Dictionary of Practical Gardening: Comprehending All the Modern Improvements in the Art; Whether in the Raising of the Various Esculent Vegetables, or in the Forcing and Managing of Different Sorts of Fruits and Plants Etc.

      George Kearsley, London 1807 - Two volumes complete. Contemporary red straight-grain morocco, semi-raised bands, spines in six panels, author / title in gilt to second panel, volume to fifth, remaining panels with repeated gilt decoration, covers with decorative border of fillets and roll, with flower and fruit swags and vases, gilt roll to edges and inner edges, a.e.g. Rebacked preserving original spines, slightly scuffed to extremities, with a couple of small marks to covers. Inner hinges strengthened, text lightly browned, with some light off-setting, botanical plates generally quite bright and clean, architectural plates browned to edges. With sixty-one hand-coloured engraved botanical plates engraved by F. Sansom after Sydenham Edwards (with a duplicate plate twenty-eight) and thirteen uncoloured architectural plates. The Foyle copy, with the leather Beeleigh Abbey bookplate to front pastedown. Nissen BBI 479; Great Flower Books page 115 4to [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Taschen-Atlas des Oesterreichischen Erb-Kaiserthums. Herausgegeben von einer Gesellschaft. Wien 1806 - 1807. Kl. 8° (12 x 8,5 cm). Mit 17 (dplblgr.) grenzkolor. Kupf.- Karten und 1 mont., kolor. Plan von Wien, gestochen von S. Langer und anderen nach G. A. Zürner und anderen. Ppbd. d. Zt. mit Lasche

      - Dörflinger II, 767 - vgl. Atlantes Austria I.1., 7f (Ausg. Artaria).- Erste Ausgabe; seltener kleiner Postatlas.- ?Spätestens im Jahr nach ihrer Vollendung, 1807, gelangten die Platten in den Besitz von Artaria und Comp.? (Dörflinger).- Mit einer Übersichtskarte und 16 Postroutenkarten der österr. Kronländer: u.a. mit Postkarten der Steiermark; Kärnten Krain u. Görz; Salzburg; Böhmen; Mähren, österr. Schlesien; Ungarn (5); Kroatien; Slavonien; Siebenbürgen; Ost- u. Westgalizien.- Titel in Faksimile, Ebd. etw. fleckig u. mit kl. Läsuren, sonst schönes, kaum fleckiges Exemplar.# First Edition; rare small Austrian Post Atlas.- With 17 (double-page size) engraved maps with borderline colouring and 1 colored plan of Vienna.- With maps of Styria; Carinthia Carniola and Gorizia; Salzburg; Bohemia; Moravia, Austrian Silesia; Hungary (5); Croatia; Slavonia; Transylvania; East & West Galicia.- Title in facsimile; otherwise good copy.

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        The Stranger in America: containing Observations made during a long Residence in that Country, on the Genius, Manners and Customs of the people of the United States; with Biographical Particulars of Public Characters; hints and facts relative to the Arts, Sciences, Commerce, Agriculture, Manufactures, Emigration, and the Slave Trade

      London: Albion Press: Printed for James Cundee. 1807. First. First edition. Quarto. xiii, [2], 16-22, 499, [1] pp. Illustrated with 11 plates: engraved title, 1 map, and 9 tinted aquatints by M. Marigot, with an additional aquatint vignette of the Philadelphia Water Works. Lacks the 6 page publisher's catalog at the rear. Contemporary owner's manuscript index in neat ink on two front fly leaves. Marbled paper boards re-backed in early three-quarter calf, black morocco spine label with gilt title, all edges marbled. Moderate rubbing, scuffing to the board edges, toning to the text pages and plates, very good. A handsome copy of Janson's astute and entertaining account of his travels in America, illustrated with very fine aquatint plates depicting landscape views of Philadelphia, Long Island Sound and Boston, many architectural views of central Philadelphia (including an engraved map of the city plan), and an early view of Washington's Mt. Vernon. The narrative is notable for its many observations on the condition of native Americans, African Americans, and the working classes. It also includes one of the earliest accounts of the Lewis & Clark expedition, an "interesting and dangerous enterprise" which Jefferson "pitched upon two skilful and prudent officers, Captain Lewis and Lieutenant Clarke." A full transcript of Lieutenant Clark's long letter to his brother dated Sept. 23, 1806 is printed in one the appendices. Abbey Travel 648; Sabin 35770; Library Company Afro-Americana 5233. .

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        Zoography; Or, The Beauties of Nature Displayed, in Select Descriptions from The Animal, And Vegetable, With Additions from The Mineral Kingdom.

      Cadell and Davies, LONDON 1807 - A superb 3 volume set complete. In contemporary full leather bindings with gilt compartments and blind tooling to spine and red title and volume labels. The boards have a cross hatched patterning. Marbled endpapers and page edges marbled to match. With 60 full page aquatint plates and 2 aquatint vignettes. Wood describes a selection of animals, plants and minerals in what must have been an extremely expensive set of books to produce. The plates by William Daniell are superb. This set has a bookplate of Adam Duff on the front pastedown and his small signature to half title and title pages. The bindings have some wear - Vol I has some slight splitting at the joint between the front board and the spine - and there is some splitting internally at the fep. All have wear to the spine joints. Occasional scuffing to boards and a little bumping to corners. Internally the contents are in very good condition. There is occasional spotting and some sections of paper have a browner toning than others but all is clean and sound. Vol III has a very small brown mark at the outer page edge which is visible internally to p 22. There is a small repaired paper tear in the margin of p21, in vol I. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DIZIONARIO STORICO degli autori Arabi più celebri e delle loro principali opere compilato dal Dottore Prof. di Lingue Or.

      Stamperia Reale,, Parma, 1807 - in-8 gr., pp. VIII, 196, (4), bella leg. m. pelle coeva con nervi e tit. oro al d. Risguardi in carta color. Testo su due colonne. Macchia di circa 1 cm al margine bianco inf. interno. Belliss. esempl. su carta forte. [208]

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        Ordenanzas para el Gobierno del Campo de la M.N. y M.L. ciudad de Logroño, formadas por su muy Ilustre Ayuntamiento, y aprobadas por S.M.(Dios le guarde) y su Real y Supremo Consejo de Castilla en siete de septiembre de mil ochocientos y siete / Ordenanzas para el Gobierno del Campo de la M.N. y M.L. ciudad de Logrono, formadas por su muy Ilustre Ayuntamiento, y aprobadas por S.M.(Dios le guarde) y su Real y Supremo Consejo de Castilla en siete de septiembre de mil ochocientos y siete

      - Historia del País Vasco. Fuentes oficiales. Informes, documentos, actas públicas. (946.015.6(093.2)) Administración local. (460.156) .077.6 (352(460.156).077.6) s.n. Logroño. 1807. 15 cm. 220 p. Encuadernación en tapa dura artesanal con lomo estampado. Impreso por D. Antonio Josef Delgado.Ordenanzas municipales . Cubierta deslucida. MI3 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Decretos hechos por esta Muy Noble y Muy Leal Provincia de Álava en sus Juntas Generales Ordinarias del mes de Mayo de 1805, celebradas en la Villa de Salinas de Añana, siendo Diputado General de ella el Señor Don Joseph Joaquín de Salazar Sanchez Samaniego, Señor de la Villa de Arlucea, y Secretarios Don Santiago López de Mezquía y Don Andrés Lorenzo de Lezana. [Junto con:] Decretos hechos por esta Muy Noble y Muy Leal Provincia de Álava en sus Juntas Generales Ordinarias de Santa Catalina de 1805, celebradas en la ciudad de Vitoria, siendo Diputado General de ella el Señor Don Joseph Joaquín de Salazar Sanchez Samaniego, Señor de la Villa de Arlucea, y Secretarios Don Andrés Lorenzo de Lezana y Don Santiago López de Mezquía. [Junto con:]

      Vitoria, por Baltasar Manteli, Impresor de esta Muy Noble y Muy Leal Provincia de Alava, 1805-1806-1807. - Todo en un volúmen en folio; 2 hs., 115 pp. + 1 h., 133 pp. + 2 hs., 79 pp. + 2 hs., 215 pp., más 6 hs. sin paginar + 78 pp. más 28 pp. con las Juntas Particulares Extraordinarias de 4, 13 y 14 de Febrero de 1807 + 2 hs., 50 pp. + 3 hs., 118 pp. Encuadernación en pergamino, de la época, con tejuelo impreso en papel "Minutas de 805-806-807" [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Novísima recopilación de las Leyes de España Dividida en XII. libros. En que se reforma la Recopilación publicada por el Señor Don Felipe II, el año de 1567, reimpresa últimamente en el de 1775. Y se incorporan las pragmáticas, cédulas, decretos, órdenes y resoluciones reales, y otras providencias no recopiladas, y expedidas hasta el de 1804.

      1805-1807. Mandada formar por el Señor Don Carlos IV. - Imprenta de Sancha. Madrid. . 4 Vol. . Vol.I: 338+492 pp. Vol II: 730 pp. Vol. III: 400+530 pp. Vol.IV: 662 pp. Folio Menor. Pasta española de época. Derecho (General), Siglo XIX . Gran edición de la recopilación de las leyes del Reino, por mandato de Carlos IV. Impresa por Sancha en Madrid. Buen ejemplar con encuadernación de época en pasta española con florones y tejuelos dorados en lomera. Los seis tomos encuadernados en cuatro volúmenes. Buen estado. .

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        The Plays of William Shakespeare

      London - John Stockdale 1807 - A very scarce edition of The Plays of William Shakespeare from the Corrected Text of Samuel Johnson and George Steevens. Embellished with twenty two plates. [collated, complete]In six volumes complete. The Plays of William Shakespeare was an 18th-century edition of the dramatic works of William Shakespeare, edited by Samuel Johnson and George Steevens. Johnson announced his intention to edit Shakespeare's plays in his Miscellaneous Observations on Macbeth (1745), and a full Proposal for the edition was published in 1756. The edition was finally published in 1765. In the 'Preface' to his edition, Johnson justifies trying to determine the original language of the Shakespearean plays. To benefit the reading audience, he added explanatory notes to various passages. Later editors followed Johnson's lead and sought to determine an authoritative text of Shakespeare. Volume I contains: A Midsummer Night's Dream,The Taming of the Shrew, TheMerry Wives of Windsor,Much ado About Nothing, All's Well that Ends Well, and Measure for Measure. With an engravedplate to frontispiece and three further plates to front section. Volume II contains: A Winter's tale. Two gentlemen of Verona. Hamlet. Romeo and Juliet. Richard II. Richard III. With an engravedplate to frontispiece and three further plates to front section. Volume III contains:AComedy of Errors, Macbeth, Henry VI, Pt I-III. , and As You Like It. With an engravedplate to frontispiece and three further plates to front section. Volume IV contains:The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Henry VIII, Julius Caesar, Timon of Athens, andCoriolanus. With an engravedplate to frontispiece and three further plates to front section. Volume V contains: Love's labour's Lost, King John, King Lear, Troilus and Cresida, Titus Andronicus, andOthello. With an engravedplate to frontispiece and three further plates to front section. Volume VI contains:The Merchant of Venice, Henry IV, Pt. I-II. , Henry V, Antony and Cleopatra, Cymbeline,andPericles. With an engravedplate to frontispiece and one further plate to front section. Samuel Johnson (1709 - 1784), often referred to as Dr Johnson, was an English writer who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer. George Steevens (1736 - 1800) was an English Shakespearean commentator. Previous owner's copperplate ink inscription to front blank to volume one, dated 1840. Condition: In half calf bindings with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, worn to extremities, with rubbing and occasional marks to boards. Three boards detached, seven held by cords only (very tender, may detach in post), one joint cracked, one starting. Two backstrips absent, others have loss and small institutionallabels. Internally, text blocks firmly bound. Bright but with handling marks, scattered foxing, heaviest to plates. Institutional labels to spines. Overall: Externally, FAIR, internally, GOOD [Attributes: 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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        Flores celestes colhidas entre os espinhos da sagrada coroa da augusta, veneravel, e soberana cabeça do divino, e immortal rei dos seculos, Jesu Christo ? tecidas em cinco ramalhetes ?.

      Lisbon, Na Of. de Simão Thaddeo Ferreira, 1807. - 243 pp. 8°, contemporary speckled calf (considerable wear but sound). Some scattered light soiling and stains; very slight marginal worming to a few leaves, without loss. Overall good to very good. ---- FIRST and ONLY EDITION of this rare work by a native of Bahia and with poems about Bahia. On pp. 179-85 are several poems on a convent in Bahia that was destroyed by fire in 1788: "Ao Sagrado Templo da Veneravel Esclarecida Ordem Terceira de Nossa Senhora do Monte do Carmo da Cidade da Bahia, deplorado pelo incendio de sexta feira Santa, depois da meia noite antecedente, a 21 de março de 1788." Although the title-page states that the work is divided into five @ramalhetes, the work begins (as Rodrigues points out) with the second. No bibliographer records any edition other than this, that might have included all five @ramalhetes.Nothing is known of the author except that he was a native of Bahia. Borba de Moraes notes that an 1812 advertisement by the Bahia printer Silva Serva mentions another work by Cortez Solposto, @Affectos do amor divino de hum peccador convertido a Jesus. No bibliography cites that work, and it is not in Berbert de Castro's comprehensive bibliography of Silva Serva's publications.---- Borba de Moraes (1983) II, 819; @Período colonial p. 373. Innocêncio IV, 298. Sacramento Blake IV, 393. JCB, @Portuguese and Brazilian Books 807/5. Rodrigues 2268: "rarissimo." Not in Bosch. Not located in NUC. OCLC: 55276992 (Biblioteca Nacional de Chile); 83175303 (John Carter Brown Library); 53849925 (Universidade de São Paulo). Porbase locates two copies, both in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal, one of which is described as lacking the title and with leaves "perfuradas". Not located in Copac. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Strictures on Naval Discipline, and the Conduct of a Ship of War. Intended to produce an Uniformity of Opinion among Sea-Officers; [bound with] Observations on Naval Mutiny, presented in 1795; [&] Account of the Mutinies at Spithead and St. Helen's, in April and May 1797. Written in the End of June of the Same Year; [&] Observations on the Discipline in the Navy, End of the Year 1797. In a Letter to a Friend; [&] Sketch of a Plan, for the Encouragement of Seamen, and for More Speedily and Effectually Manning His Majesty's Navy, upon any Armament. In Two Parts. Written during the Peace in 1802.

      Edinburgh: [for the author,] Murray & Cochrane, printers, [c.1807] - 5 pamphlets in one quarto volume (288 × 230 mm), pp. iv, 179; 11; [ii], 32; 23; [ii], 10. Original boards, rebacked in calf. Two modern collector's bookplates to the front pastedown, some browning, occasional marginal staining, externally rubbed and stained, lower joint cracked but holding, hinges reinforced with linen, but overall very good copy . Small hand-drawn illustration to the text. Extremely uncommon collection of the clear- and far-sighted memoranda on naval discipline of a long-serving sailor described by Lord Keith as this "deep-thinking and hard-fighting officer." This copy inscribed on the front pastedown, "From Patton to Mr. Ferg[uson?]", the conclusion of the inscription erased. A scattering of the individual papers and earlier compilations can be found institutionally, but we find no record of the present version, apparently the latest and most complete iteration of these papers, issued around 1807-08. The dating of the constituent essays is confused by the lack of formal title pages giving firm dates of publication, and by the presence of dates in the prefatory material or titles of three of the pieces. Oddly the National Library of Scotland have speculatively dated the two items that they have, the first- and third-named here, to 1818, three years after Patton's death. However, from internal evidence in this copy it seems that Patton re-issued his papers periodically, adding new material to those already published. This seems to have been at least partly a ploy to emphasize his prescience: an earlier form of his collected papers, listed on COPAC, is titled at the head of the preface, "Intimations: To those who may read the following Observations on Naval Affairs, it is earnestly recommended to attend to the Dates of the Papers". Patton undoubtedly felt he had good reason to draw attention to his foresight in naval matters. He joined the navy in 1755 at the age of 16, having already spent some years in the merchant service - his uncle was one of the largest ship-owners in Scotland - voyaging to the Mediterranean and Baltic. His early patron was Admiral Boscawen. Patton was with him at Louisbourg and the defeat of La Clue in 1759. Later on Namur he was at Quiberon Bay and the taking of Havana. On 3 July 1763 he was promoted lieutenant of the bomb-vessel Grenada, in which he returned to England that summer. In 1776 he came under the patronage of Sir Charles Middleton, later Lord Barham, joining him on the Prince George and following him to the Royal Oak. Middleton's interest was to have a great influence on Patton's later career. In the next six years he was highly active, taking part in Rodney's defeat of Langara in 1780, the action of Dogger Bank in 1781 and the pursuit and capture of "the troublesome Dunkirk privateer, the Calonne commanded by the notorious Luke Ryan" (ODNB). But perhaps his most formative experience was his quelling of the mutiny on the Prince George in 1779, where his firm hand with one of the ring-leaders reduced the men to obedience. Paid off in 1782, Patton was to spend the next ten years unemployed, but actively working on a practical signal book, in which he was encouraged by Middleton, now comptroller of the navy. Unfortunately Admiral Howe's system of signalling carried far more influence and Patton was disappointed. On the outbreak of war with France he pressed Chatham for the 74-gun ship he felt commensurate with his experience. However it was to be a year before Middleton obtained for him a position as one of the commissioners of the transport board. "Here Patton was undoubtedly useful; his experience and his reflective but practical nature were what such a newly created office needed." It was early in the 1790s that his fear of an impending general mutiny prompted him to begin working on the memoranda developed and published in the present volume. "In 1790 Patton drew up fifty pages of observations on naval affairs, concerned with the conditions, pay, and promotion of seamen a

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        Letters on the elements of botany, addressed to a lady, by the celebrated J. J. Rousseau. Translated into English, with notes, and 24 additional letters, fully explaining the system of Linnaeus, by Thomas Martyn

      Printed for John White, Horace's Head, Fleet-Street, London 1807 - Seventh Edition, with corrections and improvements [Henrey 1288 and 1032; Hunt 687]. With 38 finely hand-colored botanical plates engraved by F. P. Nodder. Octavo, collated and complete. Skillfully rebacked with end papers renewed; moderately age-toned and foxed throughout with the first and last few gatherings more heavily so; else, a Very Good or better copy. The English edition of Rousseau's 'Lettres Elementaires sur la Botanique a Madame de L,' first published posthumously in his Works, printed in Geneva in 1782. "Only eight of the thirty-two letters in this popular work are by Rousseau, the remaining twenty-four being the work of Martyn. . . . The 'lady' referred to was Madame Delessert, the mother of the French financier Benjamin Delessert (1773-1847), who was a keen botanist and the owner of a famous herbarium and botanical library. . . . In 1788 the Letters were given further botanical value with the publication of Martyn's Thirty-eight plates, with explanations . . ." (Henrey II, p.55-56). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gooseberries] Early Green Hairy, Child's Golden Lion, Alcock's Duke of York, Lomaxe's Victory, Mill's Champion, Warrington Red, Mill's Langley Green, Eden's Elibore, Hill's Sir Peter Teazle, Woodwards White-Smith, Tillotson's Seedling, Warwickshire Conqueror, Rawlinson's Duke of Bridgewater, Clyton's Britania, Hall's Porcupine, Arrowsmith's Rule of England, Fox's Jolly Smoker

      G. Brookshaw, [London] 1807 - 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. Aquatint engraving, with some stipple, printed in colours and finished by hand. In good condition.

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        Authentic Narrative of the Death of Lord Nelson

      T.Cadell and W.Davies, London 1807 - Original brown full calf. Some discoloration to the boards.Gilt title and decoration to the spine and edges of the boards. Corners bumped. Frontispiece of Nelson. Signature of a previous owner on the free front end paper.The first three pages are aged toned.The one plate on Page 70 and the last 20 pages are mildly foxed. A rare book in this first edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Making a Sailor a Free Mason

      London by Thomas Tegg 1807 - Broadside, oblong folio, hand coloured illustration by Woodward, etched by Piercy Roberts, printed one side as issued. A reissue. Roberts imprint has been scored through. BM 10891

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        The Holinshed Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland in six volumes, Grafton's Chronicles in two volumes and Monstrelet's Chronicles in five volumes

      - London -J.Johnson, F. C. and J. Rivington et al 1807 - Three scarce complete sets of early nineteenth-century publications of influentialMedieval and Early-ModernEra chronicles, uniformly and finelybound. Holinshed's Chronicles, also known as Holinsheds Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland, is a collaborative work published in several volumes and two editions, the first in 1577, and the second in 1587. In 1548 Reginald Wolfe, a London printer, conceived the idea of creating a Universal Cosmography of the whole world, and there with also certain particular histories of every known nation. He wanted the work to be printed in English and he wanted maps and illustrations in the book as well. Wolfe acquired many of John Leland's works and with these he constructed chronologies and drew maps that were up to date. When Wolfe realised he could not complete this project on his own, he hired Raphael Holinshed and William Harrison to assist him. Wolfe died with the work still uncompleted in 1573, and the project, changed to a work about just the British Isles, was run by a consortium of three members of the London stationers. They kept Raphael Holinshed who employed William Harrison, Richard Stanyhurst, Edmund Campion and John Hooker. In 1577 the work was published in two volumes after some censorship by the Privy Council of some of Stanyhurst's contribution on Ireland. Shakespeare used the revised second edition of the Chronicles (published in 1587) as the source for most of his history plays, the plot of Macbeth, and for portions of King Lear and Cymbeline. Richard Grafton (c. 15111572), was King's Printer under Henry VIII and Edward VI. He was a member of the Grocers' Company and MP for Coventry elected 1562-63. On the accession of Edward VI, Grafton was appointed King's Printer and this gave him the sole right to print all Acts and Statutes. He had held the appointment for six years, when on the King's death, he printed a proclamation of the accession of Lady Jane Grey, in which he signed himself Printer to the Queen. For this he was cast into prison by Mary I. John Cawood became Queen's Printer, and Grafton's career as a printer ended. In prison Grafton compiled an Abridgement of the Chronicles of England, which he published in 1563. To this he added in 1568 A Chronicle at Large. Enguerrand de Monstrelet (c. 1400 20 July 1453), French chronicler, belonged to a noble family of Picardy. In 1436 and later he held the office of lieutenant of the gavenier (i. e. receiver of the gave, a kind of church rate) at Cambrai, and he seems to have made this city his usual place of residence. He was for some time bailiff of the cathedral chapter and then provost of Cambrai. Little else is known about Monstrelet except that he was present, not at the capture of Joan of Arc, but at her subsequent interview with Philip the Good, duke of Burgundy. Continuing the work of Froissart, Monstrelet wrote a Chronique, which extends to two books and covers the period between 1400 and 1444, when, according to another chronicler, Mathieu d'Escouchy, he ceased to write. Monstrelet's own writings, dealing with the latter part of the Hundred Years' War, are valuable because they contain a large number of documents which are certainly, and reported speeches which are probably, authentic. This publication of Monstrelet's chronicles are the first English translation, translated by Thomas Johnes. 'Containing an account of the cruel civil wars between the houses of Orleans and Burgundy; of the possession of Paris and Normany by the English, their explusion thense, and of other memorable events that happened in the Kindom of France as well as in other countries. A history of fair example and of great profit to the French, beginning at the year MCCCC where that of Sir John Froissart finishes, and ending at the year MCCCCLXVII and continued by others to the year MDXVI'. Holinshed contains facsimiles of the original 1586 titles and a handwritten 'list of Kings of Scotland from Holinshed's History' loosely inserted. Graf [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ATLAS HISTORIQUE, GENEALOGIQUE, CHRONOLOGIQUE ET GEOGRAPHIQUE PAR M. A. LE SAGE, AVEC CORRECTIONS ET ADDITIONS.

      Cheze Molini, Landi,, Florence 1807 - Color Illustrations; Elephant Folio 23" ; Contemp. 1/2 calf & marbled bds. , blind & gilt-decorated gilt-lettered spine, marbled endpapers & edges; scuffed, corners slightly rubbed. Hand-colored double-page Hemisphere maps + 35 hand-colored double-page engraved maps & tables on sheets with letterpress. Scattered, generally light foxing. Armorial bookplate of Baron Northwick on front pastedown. Ex-library - ink stamp at foot of preface. A little rubbing to extremities otherwise quite nice. ; 0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Tour to Sheeraz, by the Route of Kazroon and Feerozabad; with various remarks on the manners, customs, laws, language, and literature of the Persians.

      London, W. Bulmer for T. Cadell & W. Davies, 1807. - Folio. XIII, (3), 329, (1) pp. With engraved frontispiece (Fat'h-Ali Shah Qajar, King of Persia) and engr. portrait plate (Shaknubat, mistress of Kurim Khan), both after Persian originals. Later blue cloth with giltstamped spine title. First European-printed edition, following an error-ridden edition published at Bombay in 1804. Includes a chapter on Arabian horses, an early account of Muhammad ibn 'Abd al-Wahhab and Wahhabi Islam, and passages on hawk-hunting and pearl fishing in the Arabian Gulf "from the 56th to the 48th degree east longitude", i. e., essentially the Gulf coast from Ras al-Khaimah to Qatar and Bahrain and on to Kuwait. Early attempt at an encompassing description of Persia, by the Bengal civil servant Edward W. H. Scott-Waring (1783-1821). "Very rare" (Allibone). - Bound without the half-title; bookplate and blindstamps of the City of Leeds Public Library. Diba Collection p. 139. Wilson p. 240. Henze IV, 461. Cf. Weber I, 3. Brunet V, 1416. Graesse VI/2, 420 (1st ed. Bombay, 1804). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les Jeux des jeunes Garcons, avec une Explication et une Devise Morale. (Les Quilles, La Main-Chaude, La Toupie D'Allemagne. Paris, 1807

      Freres Noel, Paris 1807 - 24 x 16 cm, [20] lvs. with original printed wrappers to the front, lacks back wrappers, binding loose. Pages printed on one side only. With tissue gards to engravings. The plates are signed: A Paris, Chez Noel Jne., graveur, rue des Noyers, no. 47. With 10 full page hand coloured copper engravings showing playing children.With 10 explanatory leaves, numbered 11 to 20. The plates are:' Les Quilles' ( Bowling ); 'La Main-Chaude' ( 'game of hot cockles) '; 'La Toupie d'Allemagne' (top); ' Le Chateau de Cartes' (card tower); 'Colin-Maillard' ( blind man's buff); 'Les Patineurs' ( ice skaters); 'La Boule' (boule lyonnaise); 'Le Cerf-Volant' (kite) ; 'Le Criquet' (Cricket); ' Le Volant' (Battledore and Shuttlecock, similar to Badminton). Extremely rare, only one copy is listed in OCLC.59731894. ( Canadian Museum of Civilization Library ). Not listed in KVK, nor in BNF, nor Osborne Collection. A fine, fresh copy, hand-colored plates are bright and clean. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Stranger in America: containing Observations made during a long Residence in that Country, on the Genius, Manners and Customs of the people of the United States; with Biographical Particulars of Public Characters; hints and facts relative to the Arts, Sciences, Commerce, Agriculture, Manufactures, Emigration, and the Slave Trade

      Albion Press: Printed for James Cundee, London 1807 - First edition. Quarto. xiii, [2], 16-22, 499, [1] pp. Illustrated with 11 plates: engraved title, 1 map, and 9 tinted aquatints by M. Marigot, with an additional aquatint vignette of the Philadelphia Water Works. Lacks the 6 page publisher's catalog at the rear. Contemporary owner's manuscript index in neat ink on two front fly leaves. Marbled paper boards re-backed in early three-quarter calf, black morocco spine label with gilt title, all edges marbled. Moderate rubbing, scuffing to the board edges, toning to the text pages and plates, very good. A handsome copy of Janson's astute and entertaining account of his travels in America, illustrated with very fine aquatint plates depicting landscape views of Philadelphia, Long Island Sound and Boston, many architectural views of central Philadelphia (including an engraved map of the city plan), and an early view of Washington's Mt. Vernon. The narrative is notable for its many observations on the condition of native Americans, African Americans, and the working classes. It also includes one of the earliest accounts of the Lewis & Clark expedition, an "interesting and dangerous enterprise" which Jefferson "pitched upon two skilful and prudent officers, Captain Lewis and Lieutenant Clarke." A full transcript of Lieutenant Clark's long letter to his brother dated Sept. 23, 1806 is printed in one the appendices. *Abbey Travel* 648; *Sabin* 35770; *Library Company Afro-Americana* 5233. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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