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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]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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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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        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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clement]
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      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

      [Bookseller: Libreria anticuaria Farré]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Temple Rare Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Müller]
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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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: SCRIPTORIUM Studio Bibliografico]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Alcaná Libros]
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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. .

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Astarloa]
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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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      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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        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

      1807 - Handsomely illustrated work on late 18th-early-19th century East Coast. 1807. London. James Cundee, Albion press. In 4to (262 mm x 205 mm). 1 [blank] + xxii + 500 + 3 ff. + 1 [blank]. Contemporary half red morocco gilt, spine ruled and lettered in gilt, front cover reattached with some loss to hinges, gently rubbed, else fine. A fresh copy, leaves facing plates with offsetting as always, heavier to some, foxing and browning, generally a good copy. First edition. Detailed and picturesque narrative on late 18th and early 19th century United States, particularly Adams and Jefferson´s time; the work contains criticism, notes and curious observations on the characters, costumes, commerce, arts, immigration and the slave trade. Janson lived and worked Rhode Island, Philadelphia, Boston, New York, Virginia, South Carolina and Georgia, failing in business most times. The work is embellished with an engraved frontispiece and 11 aquatint plates by M. Marigot after Janson; including a plan and several views of Philadelphia, the Bank of the United States, Mount Vernon and Boston. Provenance, armorial printed ex libris on front pastedown of George John de la Warr. Maggs, 429, 1251. Sabin, 35770. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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. - 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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        Lectures on Natural and Experimental Philosophy (Complete four volume set)

      Whitehall: Printed for William W. Woodward, Philadelphia 1807 - First American edition, second state. Four volume set. Octavos. Edited by William Jones, revised and corrected by Robert Patterson. Complete with 43 folded engraved plates bound at the rear of each volume. Contemporary full mottled calf, dark red and black morocco spine labels. Volume 4 Signed and dated by James Maginness (May 31, 1808), an eminent Philadelphia mathematician. Small ownership signatures in light ink and pencil, a handsome set, very good or better with scattered foxing and a professional repair to the rear hinge of Volume 1. George Adams was the mathematical and scientific instrument maker to George III. The beautifully engraved plates depict his many instruments, including telescopes, globes, and related devices. *Shaw & Shoemaker* 9799. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Annals of Great Britain from the ascension of George III to the peace of Amiens - [Complete in 3 volumes]

      Edinburgh : Printed for Mundell, Doig, & Stevenson; Arch. Constable & Co. and J. Fairbairn 1807 - Physical description Vol.1: xv, 505 p.; 22 cm. (8vo). Vol. 2: viii, 498 p.; 22 cm. (8vo). Vol. 3: viii, 406 p.; 22 cm. (8vo). Note; attributed to Thomas Campbell. Subject Great Britain - History - 1714-1837. Great Britain - History - George III, 1760-1820. Very good copies all in the original, full tree calf with contrasting labels, gilt cross bands and uniform compartment tooling. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and dust-toned as with age. Remains quite a well-preserved set overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 3 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        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 the elephant, the rhinoceros, the tiger. and other undomesticated animals.

      Edward Orme, London 1807 - Early half maroon straight-grained morocco over pebbled cloth boards, spine in seven compartments with semi-raised bands, decorative roll tools in gilt on each band, lettered direct in the second and fourth compartments First edition of the finest book ever published on Indian sport and one of the great colour-plate books of the period. Williamson served in a British regiment in Bengal and was an avid sportsman while there. After being recalled to England, "Williamson's knowledge of wild life and Oriental sports had come to the notice of the Orme family" (Rohatgi & Parlett). The Orme's contracted with celebrated painter Samuel Howitt to prepare finished watercolours based on Williamson's original sketches during his time in India, and published the work, originally in 20 parts, between 1805 and 1807. The result was "the most beautiful book on Indian sport in existence" (Schwerdt). The work, however, is not merely a sporting book. As Williamson writes in the Preface, the work "is offered to the public as depicting the Manners, Customs, Scenery, and Costume of a territory now intimately blended with the British Empire, and of such importance to its welfare, as to annex a certain degree of consequence to every publications, that either exhibits, or professes to impart, a knowledge of whatever may hitherto have been concealed, or that remains unfolded to our view." The plates, engraved by H. Merke or J. and Vivares Hamble, display the best of early 19th century colour aquatint. Howitt and Williamson's images are vivid depictions of both the chase and the Indian scenery. Of particular note are the four plates treating elephants, described by Williamson as possessing "the energy of the horse, the sagacity of the dog, and a large portion of the monkey's cunning." The eleven plates devoted to the tiger are each riveting. The work was published to great acclaim. An 1807 issue of The Monthly Review declared: "Much entertainment for the eye, and much information for the mind will be found in this very splendid volume." The Review continues by lamenting the high cost of the work: "Twenty guineas may be a trifle in Nabob's pocket: but Nabobs are not numerous in England; and we should suppose that the sale of such a work as this cannot be very widely diffused." This no doubt contributed to the work's present-day rarity. This copy is an early issue, with pre-publication watermarks and Tooley's first state of plate XXXI (with the plate captioned "Hunting Jackalls"). The early issues of the work, generally subscriber's copies, are bound from the original parts and contain "the finest impressions of the plates" (Tooley). Subsequent editions, i.e. the second edition of 1808 and the quarto edition of 1819, are considered by Tooley as "inferior." Abbey Travel II, 427; Mellon, Books on the Horse and Horsemanship 88; Nissen ZBI 4416; Rohatgi & Parlett, pp. 252-254; Schwerdt II, 297; Tooley 508; India Observed 93. (18 3/8 x 23 inches). Pictorial title rendered in stencil, printed title leaf, dedication leaf, preface on pp. i-ii, 150 pp., plus plate list. 40 hand-coloured aquatint plates after Howitt. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Vite de' più eccellenti Pittori Scultori e Architetti. illustrate con note.

      Tip. de' Classici Italiani,, Milano, 1807 - Sedici volumi di cm. 21, pp. oltre 5.000 complessive. Ritratto del Vasari all'antiporta del primo volume, ritratti incisi su tavole fuori testo ad illustrare ciascuna biografia e tavole anche più volte ripiegate. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in mezza pelle, dorsi lisci con titoli, fregi e filetti in oro. Piatti marmorizzati. Esemplare fresco ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Stimata edizione del capolavoro vasariano. Cfr. Gamba (1727): "Tra le molte ristampe elle Vite del Vasari. questa è la più copiosa, racchiudendo tutte le illustrazioni dell'opera, aggiunte per lp addietro dal Bottari, dal P. Della Valle, e da altri. Oltre alle Vite, stanno, (nel vol. II) la lunga lettera di G.B. Adriani al Vasari e, nel vol XVI la Descrizione dell'Apparato per le Nozze del Principe Don Francesco di Toscana. Altro pregio ha quest'edizione, e consiste in alcune Postille di Anonimo dle secolo XVII alle Vite, tratte da un esemplare della prima edizione, già appartenuto al pittore Giuseppe Bossi.". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        Vier und siebenzig Pläne zum k. k. Infanterie-Exercier-Reglement.

      Wien, Aus der kaiserlich-königlichen Hof- und Staatsdruckerey, 1807. - Titelblatt, 74 teils ausfaltbare Tafeln, marmorierter Pappband der Zeit mit Rückenschild (Kanten leicht berieben), 25,5 x 40 cm. Erste Ausgabe. Bibliographisch für uns nicht nachweisbar. Sehr selten, über den KVK weltweit nur drei Einträge (in der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek, in Greiz und in der Königlichen Bibliothek in Den Haag) ermittelbar. Die Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, das Legermuseum in Delft, die Bücher- und Kupferstichsammlung in Greiz und die Nationalbibliothek in Wien besitzen eine spätere Ausgabe, gedruckt in der 'Hof- und Staats-Aerarial-Druckerey', 1815. Die 74 Tafeln zeigen die verschiedenen Truppenformationen und -bewegungen. - Titelblatt mit ex libris-Stempel 'J.A.' mit Krone, sehr wohlerhalten und frisch. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Elvira Tasbach]
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      Dalla Tipografia Della Societa Letteraria.Pisa.,1807 - TWO VOLUMES.LARGE PAPER COPIES.Very large 4to (15.7 x 10.1 inches-400 x 260 mm).Engraved portrait frontis to volume one by Raffaello Merghen.A very good clean,well margined copy.Fine contemporary bindings of full red straight grained morocco by L.Staggemeier,with his printed paper label inside volume one.Boards with elaborate decorated blind and gilt borders.Spines with five double raised bands,fully gilt.Inner boards with gilt rule and decorative corner joints.Plain green endpapers.All edges gilt.Some minor rubbing and spines a little faded but overall very good indeed.A beautiful large edition of this classic work.The uncommon Pisa edition in a fine early nineteenth century binding by one of the greatest bookbinders of his time.: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        La Gerusalemme Liberata.

      Pisa: dalla tipografia della Società Letteraria, 1807 - 2 volumes, folio (400 × 260 mm) gathered and signed in fours. Contemporary straight-grained red morocco by L. Staggemeier (with his orange label), sides with wide gilt and blind decorative border, spine divided into six panels by double false bands, lettered in two panels, the others with a large gilt centre tool, dentelles and morocco inside hinges, green endpapers, gilt edges. A little rubbing to extremities, lower joint of vol. II slightly darkened, overall very good. Engraved portrait frontispiece by Raffaello Merghen. A splendid edition in large paper format of Tasso's La Gerusalemme liberata (first published 1580), here in an imposing pair of Staggemeier bindings. "Of this edition, superintended by [Giovanni] Rosini, only 250 copies were struck off, and one on vellum" (Ebert, General Bibliographical Dictionary). The lavishness of the format is here matched by the binding, produced by one of the many German émigré binders working in the London book trade. L. Staggemeier of Osnabruck had started in partnership with Samuel Welcher, also a native of Germany, by at least 1799. They seem to have separated into separate businesses in adjoining buildings in Villiers Street, Strand, about 1810, and they disappear from the directories by 1820. In their heyday they were among the most prolific workshops in London producing "extra" quality work, and they worked extensively for James Edwards, the Pall Mall bookseller. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The New American Practical Navigator: Being an epitome of navigation; containing all the tables necessary to be used with the Nautical almanac, in determining the latitude; and the longitude by lunar observations; and keeping a complete reckoning at sea

      Edmund M. Blunt. Hardcover. Newburyport, 1807. 8vo, full contemporary polished calf, 312 pp. plus tables. Illustrated with ten engraved plates and a folding map. A very nice complete copy of the second edition. Some very light foxing and marginal dampstaining to pages and a few plates, very good condition overall with binding sound and contents bright and complete. Ownership signature of Joseph Whitney, signed and dated in Providence in 1807. Bowditch first edited J. Hamilton Moore's The Practical Navigator in 1799. His revisions were so extensive that a new edition, The New American Practical Navigator, was published in 1802. This edition contains a very nice folding map showing the trade routes of the Atlantic, which is present in this copy, still attached, with some very light fraying to outer edge. A very nice copy. Please contact us for additional images or information. Howes B657; (Streeter 3967) . Very Good. 1807. Second Edition.

      [Bookseller: Auger Down Books]
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        Die teutschen Volksbücher. Nähere Würdigung der schönen Historien-, Wetter- und Artzneybüchlein, welche theils innerer Werth, theils Zufall, Jahrhunderte hindurch bis auf unsere Zeit erhalten hat.

      Mohr und Zimmer, Heidelberg 1807. 8vo. (10)+311 pages. Bound in a nice, slightly later halfleather binding of calf with titlelabel on the spine in black. A minor stain on the first pages. Nice copy.. First edition of the major work by the German author, who worked closely with Clemens Brentano and Achim von Arnim

      [Bookseller: Vangsgaards Antikvariat]
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        QUATOR pour Deux Violons, Alto & Violoncelle

      chez N. Simrock, Bonn 1807 - QUATOR pour Deux Violons, Alto & Violoncelle par L. van Beethoven. Bonn: chez N. Simrock, 1807. Edizione originale di questo spartito musicale. In-folio, stemma di Luisa Sormani Busca Arconati Visconti nel front. 1, 1 f. b., 6, 2 ff. b. 6, 2 ff. b. 6, 1 f. b. 6, pp. Molto ben conservato. Scheda provvisoria. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Brighenti]
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        [Op. 57]. LIVme Sonate composee pour le Fortepiano et dediee a Monsieur le Comte Francois de Brunsvik... Oeuvre 57.

      Bonn N. Simrock [PN] 567 [1807]. Oblong folio. Disbound. 1f. (title), 3-25, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Price: "3 Frs." Fingering (English style, with the thumb marked "+") added in black pencil; notational correction to p. 8; accents to p. 17 and cautionary accidentals added in blue pencil. Minor foxing and offsetting; some paper imperfections.. An early edition, published in the same year as the first edition in Vienna. Kinsky p. 135 and pp. 127-28 (with discussion of numbering). Hoboken 2, 271. The numbering "LIVme Sonate" (like that of the first edition of the op. 54 sonata as "LIme Sonate") has been puzzling the musical world for over two centuries, with no satisfactory explanation having been offered thus far.

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        Polynesia Detecta, Dissertatio Historica , Quam, Consent. Ampliss. Ord. Philos. Praeside Nic. Henry Sjoborg? Pro Gradu Magisterii modeste exhibet Jonas Stenback

      Sweden, Lund 1807 - Small quarto, 20 pp.; original blue wrappers removed; a fine copy. A slight but very rare discussion of the early exploration of Australia and the South Pacific, produced as a dissertation for a degree at the University of Lund; interesting evidence of Sweden's continuing fascination with Pacific exploration. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        The History of the Anglo-Saxons. Second edition, corrected and enlarged

      London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, Paternoster Row. 1807. 2 vols. in one, 4to, pp. x, 499; vii, [1], 472, [8]; large hand-colored folding map in volume I; contemporary calf rebacked, marbled edges, very good. Second and best edition of the first part of Turner's History of England from the Earliest Times to the Death of Elizabeth, originally published in four volumes 1799-1805. Ã’Turner was the first to write a history of England using original source material from Anglo-Saxon manuscripts, and the first to make use of dictionaries, catalogues and grammars that had been compiled earlier in the 18th century. His work first occupied a great field. He not only felt an enthusiasm for the subject, but he had a genuine power of presentation and, in addition to the respect of such scholars as Hallam and Southey, he won the abiding interest of Scott, and later of Tennyson" (DNB). The folding map is colored and shows the territory of the ancient Saxons north of the Elbe.

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        "Gegend am Schlier-See". Blick vom Ufer über den See, im Vordergrund Sennerin mit Korb auf dem Kopf, einem Hund und mehreren Kühen, links ein Hohlweg mit einem Wanderer.

      . Kreidelithographie von Simon Warnberger, 1807, 21 x 30,5 cm.. Winkler 903, 12; Lentner 10403: "Sehr seltene Incunabel der Lithographie". - Nur im breiten Rand gering angestaubt, sonst gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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