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

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

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Aphorisms of Sir Philip Sidney; With Remarks by Miss [Jane] Porter, (Author of Thaddeus of Warsaw).

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

      [Bookseller: John Price Antiquarian Books, ABA, ILAB]
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        A Reply To The Essay on Population, by the Rev. T. R. Malthus, In a Series of Letters, To Which Are Added, Extracts From the Essay; With Notes

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

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        Udfald mod de Engelske i Classens Have, under Kiöbenhavns Beleiring, d. 31. August 1807.

      . Akvatinte udfört af G.L. Lahde efter forlaeg af C.W. Eckersberg. 1807. 32 x 46 cm. Empireramme i trae med forgyldte dekorationer. Enkelte pletter i papiret. * Tidlig om morgenen den 31. august rykkede 2200 mand under oberst Bechs kommando ud fra Kastellet mod Classens Have som la mellem Classensgade, Österbrogade, Rosenvaengets Alle og stranden ca. 1 km nord for det davaerende Köbenhavns Öster Port. Formalet var at afbraende bygninger og omkappe traeer, og derfor deltog 50 tömmermaend fra Holmen ogsa. Udfaldet blev understöttet med 3 kanonbade fra sösiden. Det var under dette udfald, at generalmajor Peymann blev saret af en flintekugle i det venstre lar. Han naegtede dog at afgive sin kommando, men i praksis overtog Bielefeldt mere og mere kommandoen i de fölgende dage, imens Bille fortsat var naestkommanderende; der var iövrigt ingen taktisk arsag til at Köbenhavns överstkommanderende deltog i dette udfald.<br>Eckersberg har fastholdt udfaldet med sin skitse, som efterfölgende blev stukket af G.L. Lahde. Til venstre kan man se en af tömmermaendene i gang med at faelde et trae, foran ligger döde eller sarede soldater, imens krudtrögen bölger i baggrunden.<br>Bille skrev om udfaldet: "Entreprisen lykkedes for en del da bygningerne blev afbraendte, og flere traeer omkappede. Hos os (= i söforsvaret) mistede vi 1 död og havde 2 blesserede". En noget behersket beskrivelse i betragtning af, at dette udfald bade dengang, i historielitteraturen senere og i dag pa (andre) hjemmesider omtales som et vaesentligt og vellykket udfald.<br> <br><br>Og i övrigt var et udfald den 20. august mod Svanemöllen en meget större operation. Her deltog i alt 3.800 mand, som i en knibtangsmanövre skulle sikre omradet helt op til Svanemöllen og samtidig ödelaegge de engelske batteristillinger. Udfaldet lykkedes imidlertid ikke. Dels fordi de engelske styrker var vores overlegne, dels fordi oberstlöjtnant Voight, som havde kommandoen, glemte at signalere til de kanonbade som skulle understötte udfaldet (se Kriegers rapport fra den 20.), hvilket han blev straffet for i den efterfölgende krigsretssag. Men det aendrer jo ikke pa at udfaldet var strategisk rigtigt: engelske tropper skulle forhindres i at komme for taet pa Köbenhavn, og engelsk artilleri skulle ödelaegges, sa det ikke hindrede kanonbadene i at angribe fjendens landsaetningsfartöjer.<br><br>Derimod var udfaldet mod Classens Have den 31. august helt uden strategisk betydning. Englaenderne havde pa dette tidspunkt faerdiggjort deres batteristillinger, som la uden for söerne - altsa meget laengere vaek fra byen end Classens Have. Udfaldet kunne pa ingen made genere fjenden - de döde og sarede soldater pa Eckersberg skitse er formentlig danske, da de engelske styrker ikke opholdt sig i Classens have. Omradet var uden strategisk betydning for dem.<br><br>Det kunne maske haevdes, at denne karakteristik af udfaldet den 31. skyldes historikerens bagklogskab. Men dels var det nyttelöst at foretage et udfald, som kun havde Classens Have som mal, nar fjendens hele strategi byggede pa et artilleriangreb. Dels er kommandör Billes beskrivelse ganske tydelig: "Entreprisen lykkedes for en del" - og det er ikke nok til at udfaldet kan karakteriseres som et vaesentligt og vellykket udfald.<br><br>Men udfaldet i Classens Have er blevet kendt, fordi det lykkedes at sikre omradet, og fordi Köbenhavns kommandant blev saret. I övrigt var det jo unaegtelig lidt svaert at tale haedrende om udfaldet den 20., nar det ikke lykkedes, og den ansvarlige officer blev tiltalt for sködelöshed!.

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        CODE CIVIL, suivi de l?exposé des motifs, sur chaque loi, présenté par les Orateurs du Gouvernement; - Des rapports faits au Tribunat au nom de la Commission de Législation; - Des opinions émises dans le cours de la discusssion; - Des discours prononcés au Corps Législatif par les Orateurs du Tribunat; - Et d?une Table analytique et raisonnée des matières tant du Code que des discours.Tome 1 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 8 - 9 - 10 et 2 tomes reliés en 1 volume de suppléments. 9 Volumes (manque les tomes 2 et 7).

      Firmin Didot 1807-1821, Paris, - veau marbré de l?époque, ornementations et titre dorés au dos, cuir par endroits frotté.

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        A HISTORY OF BRITSH BIRDS. The figures engraved on wood by T. Bewick. Vol. I. containing the History and Description of Land Birds. Volume II. Containing the History and Description of Water Birds. [Second editions].

      Vol I: xxxviii, 346 pages. Volume II: xxii 400 pages. Together with, A GENERAL HISTORY OF QUADRUPEDS. The figures engraved on wood by Thomas Bewick. The fifth edition. Edward Walker for T. Bewick. 1807. X, 525, [1 ad'] pages. The three volumes bound in identical full tree calf gilt, with twin black and green gilt labels; the lower labels having the volume numbers I ?" III.Octavos. Bindings: 24.8 x 16.2 cm. Some light foxing to a few of the signatures in the 'Water Birds'; some expert restoration the bindings; some light browning to endpapers; bookplates of Martin Dunn Newcastle on Tyne, and Vittorio Ariloli to front pastedowns. An excellent and handsome set of Thomas Bewick's major works.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        The New and Fashionable Game of the Jew.

      Wallis, Dunnet and Wallis, Published May 27th, 1807., London, - Original hand-coloured engraved game, dissected and mounted on linen, housed in original slipcase with publisher's label. The centre of the game shows a Jew sitting at a table with his money bags, the figure 7" being marked on one of them. Around the central panel are nine compartments marked respectively 2, 5, 11, 6, 10, 8, 9, 3, 4. The rules are at the top of the sheet. The game is played either with a pair of dice or with a totum marked on its 12 sides 1-12: whoever throws the first must put down as many counters as the number thrown and on the number they must be placed - until someone throws "twelve", who clears the board" (Whitehouse) Stephen Sondheim, who as a games collector owns a copy, commented famously and laconically: "It taught kids to be anti-semitic". F.R.B. Whitehouse, 'The Games in Georgian and Victorian Days, 1971, p.62; P.H. Muir, 'Children's Games of Yesterday', 1946, No. 963; see M. Moon, 'John Harris's Books for Youth', No. 1035, for a later issue; OCLC locates copies in Princeton and Harvard.

      [Bookseller: Daniel Crouch Rare Books LLP]
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        A JOURNEY FROM MADRAS THROUGH THE COUNTRIES OF MYSOR, CANARA, AND MALABAR, Performed Under the Orders of the Most Noble the Marquis Wellesley, Governor General of India, 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 Acquired by the Honourable East India Company, in the Late and Former Wars, From Tippoo Sultaun. Published Under the Authority and Patronage of the Honourable the Directors of the East India Company.

      T. Cadell and W. Davies. 1807 - 1st Ed. 3 vols. 4to. Half title present to vol. 1. 37 copper plates including 1 cold., 2 ports., 5 folding tables, folding map. Marginal blind institutional stamps throughout, markings to verso of t.p., light browning, signature [3E2] to vol. 2. cracked with loss to text, signature [Dd2] to vol. 2. crudely repaired, t.p. to vol. 3 silked to tail with sm. repair to tail of t.p. of vol. 2., some minor sporadic staining, handsomely rebound in dark green crushed morocco with cloth boards, gilt lettering to spines. Francis Hamilton [formerly Buchanan], (1762&#150;1829), East India Company surgeon and botanist. ODNB &#145;. In 1800 Lord Wellesley appointed him to survey the newly conquered kingdom of Mysore, a posting which enabled him to collect a vast number of new botanical specimens. At the same time his survey, in both its portrayal of Tipu Sultan as a rapacious tyrant and its inventory of Mysore's natural wealth, vindicated Wellesley's controversial conquest, thereby earning Buchanan the governor-general's continued affection. A rambling, unedited version of the survey was published [as the above] .&#146; US$1658 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Francis Edwards ABA ILAB]
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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. 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 . 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."

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        THE KENTUCKY REVIVAL, OR, A SHORT HISTORY OF THE LATE EXTRAORDINARY OUT-POURING OF THE SPIRIT OF GOD, IN THE WESTERN STATES OF AMERICA...WITH A BRIEF ACCOUNT OF THE ENTRANCE AND PROGRESS OF WHAT THE WORLD CALL SHAKERISM, AMONG THE SUBJECTS OF THE LATE REVIVAL IN OHIO AND KENTUCKY

      Cincinnati: From the press of John W. Browne, 1807.. 119,[1]pp. [bound with:] OBSERVATIONS ON CHURCH GOVERNMENT...TO WHICH IS ADDED, THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF THAT REVEREND BODY.... Cincinnati: From the press of John W. Browne, 1807. 23pp. 12mo. Original floral- patterned paper over a calf backstrip. Most of the spine paper perished, boards stained and worn. Titlepage stained, carrying through in lesser fashion to the following eight leaves. Bottom inch of titlepage torn away, not affecting the imprint or any text. Small paper flaw in the leaf containing pp.87-88, costing a few letters but not affecting the sense of the text. Uniform tanning, a few signatures loosening. On the whole, still an attractive copy, in original condition. In a brown half morocco and cloth clamshell box, spine gilt. A major rarity of American religious texts, this is the first edition of the first full- length book published by the Shakers. It is of extreme importance as an eyewitness account of the rise of the Shaker movement in the West, as well as a source of Shaker doctrine. MacLean calls McNemar the "father of Shaker literature," and Bestor calls this work "the basic source on Shaker expansion to the West." McNemar was originally a Presbyterian, but later converted to Shakerism and worked hard to establish that faith on the American frontier. "This is a first-hand account by a leader of the Kentucky Revival, one of the first western Shaker converts, which has been quoted extensively by later authors. McNemar describes frontier revivals, the Presbyterian schism, beginnings of Shakerism in the West, and early Shaker relations with the Indians" - Richmond. McNemar is also the author of the second tract included here, OBSERVATIONS ON CHURCH GOVERNMENT..., but is only identified on the titlepage as the "Presbyter of Springfield." Springfield was a small community located eleven miles north of Cincinnati. It is a separate work from THE KENTUCKY REVIVAL..., with its own titlepage, and separate pagination and signatures. The text explains the tenets of the Shaker faith. Thomson calls THE KENTUCKY REVIVAL... "very scarce. This was one of the earliest books printed in Cincinnati." It is very rare on the market indeed. Streeter was only able to acquire an 1808 Pittsfield reprint, and no copies of this first edition are located in auction records over the past thirty years. Rare and important. AII (OHIO) 64, 70. THOMSON 767. MACLEAN 65. RICHMOND 929, 1333. RUSK II:251-252. WILKIE 90, 97. BESTOR, BACKWOODS UTOPIAS, p.256. COLEMAN 992. HOWES M177, "aa." SABIN 43605, 89893. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 12969, 13571.

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        ALMANACH IMPERIAL POUR L'AN M. DCCC. VII, présenté à S. M. l'Empereur et roi.

      1807 - A Paris, Chez Testu, Imprimeur de sa Majesté, sans date [1807]. Fort ouvrage in-8 (130 X 203) maroquin vieux rouge à long grain, large encadrement de dentelle dorée sur les plats, écusson de guirlande dorée ceint d'une couronne florale avec au centre la lettre D en majuscule, dos lisse orné dans le compartiment central de l'aigle impérial avec dans chaque angle la couronne impériale, croisement de filets perlés, étoiles dorées, couronnes impériales, chainette dorée en queue, pièces de titre et de datation maroquin vert lierre, bordure intérieure, tranches dorées (reliure de l'époque) ; 868 pages. EDITION ORIGINALE, avec les armes impériales gravées en taille douce sur la page de titre. Almanach qui fait suite aux almanachs royaux et nationaux parus sans discontinuer depuis 1699. Il donne les noms des principaux fonctionnaires publics à Paris et en province, la nomenclature des villes avec le nombre d'habitants, horaires des diligences, etc. Les administrations devaient fournir à l'éditeur Testu les listes des fonctionnaires avant le 15 décembre pour que l'almanach paraisse au début du mois de janvier. (CARTERET, Les Almanachs français, 1433). BEL EXEMPLAIRE en maroquin décoré, orné sur les plats d'un écusson au centre duquel est doré le chiffre « D », non identifié. FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Poems

      Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, London 1807 - Two volumes complete - Volume One - [8], 158pp, [2] and Volume Two - [8], 170pp. Contemporary quarter morocco and marbled paper over boards, smooth backs divided into six panels by single gilt rules, volume number in gilt to third panel. Rubbed to spine ends, corners and edges bumped and worn. Front inner joint of volume one weak, some light foxing and browning, mainly to fore-edge margin, very lightly browned, but generally fairly clean. Now housed in a marbled paper over board slipcase made by Temple Bookbinders. This copy with the full stop after 'Sonnets' on page 103 in volume one, and with 'function' spelled correctly on page 98 of volume two, D11 and D12 of volume one and B2 of volume two are cancels (as usual). Wise 8; Cornell Wordsworth Library 19 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Disertacion sobre dos Zodiacos recien descubiertos en Egipto, leida en junta extraordinaria de la Academia de Religion Catolica el dia 5 de julio de 1802. Traducida de italiano en castellano por Don Luis Testa, presbitero, secretario de la Legacia de Roma.

      Madrid, en la Imprenta Real, 1807. - in-8. (1f.blanc). 3ff. 58pp. 1 planche gravée hors-texte. (1f.blanc). Plein maroquin rouge, dos lisse orné, armoiries royales au centre du plat supérieur, filet doré d'encadrement, tranches dorées (reliure de l'époque, petits trous de vers au dos). Première et unique traduction en espagnol de cette dissertation relative à la découverte de deux zodiaques en Egypte lors de la campagne de Napoléon. Leur datation suscita une vive polémique parmi les astronomes de l'époque (Lalande, Burckhardt, etc.) parce qu'elle semblait remettre en question la chronologie biblique. L'abbé Testa (1746-1825), soutenu par l'archéologue Visconti, devint le chef de file des défenseurs de la Bible et data les zodiaques du IIIe siècle avant J-C. L'ouvrage est illustré d'une planche gravée représentant des chapiteaux des temples de Dendérah et de Henné. Précieux exemplaire aux armes du roi d'Espagne Carlos IV (1788-1808). Palau, 331020. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Poems Volume 1

      Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown. 1807 - Vol. 1 only. (10) + 158pp. Red speckled edges to pages. Red cloth with paper title label.Corners a little rubbed. Rebacked. Erratum slip at end. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres de Jean Racine. Avec les variantes et les imitations des auteurs grecs et latin, publiees par M. Petitot.

      Paris, Stereotype d'herhan, 1807.. 5 vols. 21,5 x 13,5 1 Frontispiz von St. Aubin und 12 Tafeln von Moreau, gestochen von de Ghendt, Roger, Simonet, und Trire. Lederbände der Zeit mit reicher Rücken-, und Deckelvergoldung sowie dreiseitigem Goldschnitt.. Kanten, Ecken und Kapitale berieben. Kapitale mit kleinen Fehlstellen. Vorsätze leicht braunfleckig. Tafeln und Text sehr gut erhalten und sauber. Mit Exlibris.

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        Travels of Bertrandon De La Brocquiere , Counsellor & First Esquire-Carver to Philippe Le Bon, Duke of Burgundy to Palestine and His Return from Jerusalem overland to France during the Years 1432 & 1433 . [Travels to Palestine].

      Hafod Press, by James Henderson., Hafod. 1807 - Tall 8vo,[3] 336 pp. folding engraved map 'Tartary' . "Travels of Bertrandon De La Brocquiere , Counsellor & First Esquire-Carver to Philippe Le Bon, Duke of Burgundy to Palestine, and His Return from Jerusalem overland to France during the Years 1432 & 1433. Extracted and put into modern French from a manuscript in the National Library at Paris, and published by M. Le Grand D'Aussy, in the fifth vol. of the Mem. de l'Institut." Fine Contemporary Burgundy Full 'Russia' Binding with gilt ruled turn-in A.E.G. Green end papers. From the Library, Earl of Leitrim with his Bookplate. Fine Handsome Copy [Attributes: First Edition]

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        VOYAGE DE DECOUVERTES AUX TERRES AUSTRALES EXECUTE PAR ORDRE DE SA MAJESTE L&#39;EMPEREUR ET ROI, SUR LES CORVETTES LE GEOGRAPHE, LE NATURALISTE, ET LA GOELETTE LA CASUARINA, PENDANT LES ANNEE 1800, 1802, 1803 ET 1804

      Paris: L&#39;Imprimerie Imperiale, 1807/1811/1816.. Two large quarto volumes plus folio atlas, bound in one volume, consisting of the following: 1) VOYAGE DE DECOUVERTES...HISTORIQUE. Two volumes. Engraved portrait in volume two. Three folding tables. 2) PARTIE HISTORIQUE ATLAS. Two parts bound in one. Engraved title for each part. First part contains forty plates including map, five colored coastal profiles, fourteen ethnographic plates (eight colored), eight other views (one of which is colored, and two folding, including Lesueur&#39;s view of Sydney), eleven natural history plates (nine colored) and one technical plate. Second part contains fourteen maps (two double-page or folding). Uniformly bound in three-quarter antique calf and later 19th-century marbled boards, spines gilt, leather labels. Occasional minor foxing in both text volumes. Plates and maps in atlas volume all pristine. Overall a clean and near fine set, untrimmed. The very rare account of the Baudin- Freycinet expedition, one of the most important early explorations of Australia. The expedition was sent out by the French government in 1800 with orders to complete the cartographic survey of the Australian coast. Commanded by Nicolas Baudin, the expedition left France in 1800 and sailed via Mauritius to the Australian coast in the region of Cape Leeuwin, arriving in May 1801. Peron sailed as naturalist on the expedition and Freycinet as cartographer. The vessels, Geographe and Naturaliste, sailed north from Cape Leeuwin, surveying the coast and making observations on the natural history and inhabitants, until they crossed to Timor. After three months the two ships set out for Tasmania, continued making detailed surveys, and went on to Sydney. The group then undertook a complete survey of the southern coast and an examination of the northern coast before returning to Mauritius where, near the end of 1803, Baudin died. It was a celebrated voyage which brought back to France the most important collection of natural history specimens in the history of the French Museum, as well as a wealth of geographical and other information. The narrative of the expedition was begun by Peron, and completed by Freycinet after Peron&#39;s death. A tacit agreement between Peron and Freycinet, both of whom disliked Baudin, kept the commander&#39;s name mostly absent from the present official account of the expedition. Flinders completed his survey of the Australian coast before Baudin, but his imprisonment by the French in Mauritius for seven years resulted in the French exploration account being published first. Consequently, the Baudin-Freycinet narrative includes the first complete and fully detailed map of the Australian continent. It is justly one of the most famous depictions of Australia ever produced, with virtually the entire southern coast labeled "Terre Napolean," indicating possible French colonial ambitions. The ...HISTORIQUE ATLAS contains a group of beautiful color plates, mostly of natural history specimens, many of which depict what the French saw during their important visit to Tasmania. The navigational text and atlas, which was issued separately a few years later, is rarely found together with the narrative section. A most important Pacific voyage account. FERGUSON 449,536. DUNMORE, FRENCH EXPLORERS IN THE PACIFIC II, pp.9-40. WANTRUP 78a,79a. HILL, pp.229-30 (narrative volumes only). Davidson, BOOK COLLECTOR&#39;S NOTES, pp.108-10. Sharp, DISCOVERY OF AUSTRALIA, pp.232-39. Plomley, THE BAUDIN EXPEDITION AND THE TASMANIAN ABORIGINES 1802.

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        Travels Through the Two Louisianas, and Among the Savage Nations of the Missouri; Also, in the United States, Along the Ohio, and the Adjacent Provinces, in 1801, 1802, & 1803. With a Sketch of the Manners, Customs, Characters, and the Civil.

      Richard Phillips, 6, New Bridge Street, Blackfriars 1807 - Very Good Plus condition. Three-Quarter leather with marbled boards. Minor crack in surface of the leather spine. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Travels in the Interior Parts of America; Communicating Discoveries Made in Exploring the Missouri, Red River and Washita, by Captains Lewis and Clark, Doctor Sibley, and Mr. Dunbar; with a Statistical account of the Countries Adjacent. As Laid Before the Senate, by the President of the United States. In February, 1806, and Never Before Published in Great Britain

      London: Printed for Richard Phillips, 1807. First English edition. three-quarter burgundy calf lettered in gilt on spine, over marbled boards. Edges a tad worn, rear endpapers split at lower edge over joint, else fine. Octavo. 116 pp Illustrated with charts and diagrams, one folding table The first work to provide a real accounting of the southwestern portion of the Louisiana purchase, and also the first London edition of the first official publication with detailed information of the Lewis and Clark expedition. The first section contains material which Meriweather Lewis communicated to Thomas Jefferson, and discussed their route, trade, the Indians encountered, the flora and fauna, and, of course, the geography of the land. The southern explorations and their detailed accounts are also of equal importance, and include the first account of Texas in book form, the letters by Dr. Sibley to Henry Dearborn, in which Dr. Sibley discusses various Texas Indian tribes and about the Red River country [Sabin 40826. Howes L 319].

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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&#39;s catalog at the rear. Contemporary owner&#39;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&#39;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&#39;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&#39;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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        Persian Cyclamen

      London: Dr. Thornton, 1799-1807 - Dr. Robert John Thornton (c.1765-1832) Hand-colored engraving from Temple of Flora London: Dr. Thornton, 1799-1807 32&#148; x 37&#148; framed Dr. Robert Thornton was determined that his country produce the greatest series of botanical illustrations of all time, and his Temple of Flora is unsurpassed as a botanical document of the Romantic era. Thornton assembled the finest flower painters to paint the original designs that served as the basis for the engravings, and no expense was spared in their production. They are the first botanicals to include landscape backgrounds laden with symbolic, sentimental, and dramatic elements. It is the forceful stylization of flowers, as well as their historical, allegorical and/or fanciful backgrounds, that place the Temple of Flora among the greatest botanical books of all time. The work was first issued in parts between 1799 and l807. Thornton intended the work as a pictorial celebration, accompanied by prose and verse text, of the classification system of Linnaeus. He employed the artists Peter Henderson, Philipp Reinagle, and others to paint the plants, each in an exotic and romantic setting. Thornton exhausted his fortune on the book&#146;s production, but in the process he created one of the most beautiful and distinctive works of botanical art of the modern era.

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        H. Pestalozzi`s Ansichten, Erfahrungen und Mittel zur Beförderung einer der Menschennatur angemessenen Erziehungsweise,, Journal für Erziehung, Ersten Bandes erstes Heft (MEHR NICHT ERSCHIENEN!)

      Leipzig, Heinrich Gräff 1807 - XXXXIV, 172 Seiten ERSTAUSGABE EA WG Nr. 18 DIESES SEHR SELTENER UND GESUCHTER TITELS in einem ordentlichen Exemplar mit einem Besitzvermerk von alter Hand, lediglich der Rücken unter Verwendung des Original-Rückenschildes restauriert Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gedichte (3 Bände).

      Schwan und Götz, Mannheim - Leipzig 1807 - Spätere private Pappbände, 192 / 244 / 236 Seiten, Kl.-8°. Neue wohlfeilere Ausgabe (1807). Komplett in drei Theilen. Titelblätter jeweils mit einem - nur noch schwach sichtbaren - Stempel. Alle Bände wurden mit etwas unschönen privaten Pappeinbänden und Rückenschildchen versehen. Innen papiebedingt gebräunt aber nur mit wenigen Flecken. Sonst gut erhaltene Exemplare dieser seltenen Ausgabe. Mit einem Frontispiz-Portrait des Verfassers und einigen Vignetten. Herausgegeben von Karl Wilhelm Ramler. Weitere Bilder des Titels können gerne per Mail angefordert werden. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LA GERUSALEMME LIBERATA

      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.:

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        The Travels Of Bertrandon De La Brocquiere, Counsellor & First Esquire-Carver To Philippe Le Bon, Duke Of Burgundy, To Palestine, And His Return From Jerusalem Overland To France During The Years 1432 & 1433. Extracted and put into modern French from a Manuscript in the National Library at Paris,.

      Hafod Press, London 1807 - 336 pages. 24 x 15 cm. Folding map of Tartar. Translated by Thomas Johns, proprietor of the Hafted Press, James Henderson, printer. La Brocquiere offers considerable encouragement in support of a campaign against the Turks, and concludes a force composed of French, English and Germans if in sufficient numbers could liberate Europe from the Ottoman Empire. POTSHOTS, p.702. TOILER pp. 46-47. WEBER II, 108. Half title, bookplate, extremities and backstrip rubbed, spine head 1/2 centimeter loss, interior contents generally clean, marbled endpapers and matching edges. Contemporary panelled calf, flat spine, center panel decorations in gilt and dark brown. Very good. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Queen

      London: Dr. Thornton, 1799-1807 - Dr. Robert John Thornton (c.1765-1832) Hand-colored engraving from Temple of Flora London: Dr. Thornton, 1799-1807 32&#148; x 37&#148; framed Dr. Robert Thornton was determined that his country produce the greatest series of botanical illustrations of all time, and his Temple of Flora is unsurpassed as a botanical document of the Romantic era. Thornton assembled the finest flower painters to paint the original designs that served as the basis for the engravings, and no expense was spared in their production. They are the first botanicals to include landscape backgrounds laden with symbolic, sentimental, and dramatic elements. It is the forceful stylization of flowers, as well as their historical, allegorical and/or fanciful backgrounds, that place the Temple of Flora among the greatest botanical books of all time. The work was first issued in parts between 1799 and l807. Thornton intended the work as a pictorial celebration, accompanied by prose and verse text, of the classification system of Linnaeus. He employed the artists Peter Henderson, Philipp Reinagle, and others to paint the plants, each in an exotic and romantic setting. Thornton exhausted his fortune on the book&#146;s production, but in the process he created one of the most beautiful and distinctive works of botanical art of the modern era.

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        The Life of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the Armies of the United States in the War Which Established Their Independence; and First President of the United States

      T. Cadell and W. Davies; Longman, Hurst, Rees, & Orme 1807 - David Ramsay, a SC delegate to the Continental Congress during the 1780s, was one of the first historians to write about the American Revolution. This copy contains the name-stamp of Ellison Adger Smyth (1847-1942), a South Carolina textile mill owner known as "The Pioneer" for his innovations in mill technology and progressive SC legislation. Smyth retired to Connemara in Flat Rock, NC. This volume has been professionally re-bound with the original leatherette boards and spine. Parts of boards and spine are faded/worn, but sturdy hinges and tight, square binding make this an attractive volume. Delicate gilt lettering on spine. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Washington. Mild foxing throughout crisp, tightly bound pages. "Crichton Club" stamped several times on endpapers. This volume has a rich history both in authorship and in ownership. Full refund if not satisfied. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Sir William Jones : With the Life of the Author. Volumes I-XII of 13

      London : Printed for John Stockdale and John Walker, 1807-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. 12 Volumes of 13. Bound in contemporary full diced leather. Gilt lettering on spine. Tooling to spine and boards. Pages ends washed red. Good binding and cover. Wear to extremities. Front board starting on Volumes I. Chipping and loss to head and tail of spines. Bookplate of 5th Baronet and Liberal Party Politician, Frederick Gough-Calthorpe to each volume. Lacking Volume 13-Index. Clean, unmarked pages. Ships daily. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US. <br><br> Sir William Jones was an Anglo-Welsh philologist and scholar of ancient India, particularly known for his proposition of the existence of a relationship among Indo-European languages. He, along with Henry Thomas Colebrooke and Nathaniel Halhed, founded the Asiatic Society of Bengal, and started a journal called Asiatick Researches.

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        A NEW SYSTEM OF DOMESTIC COOKERY; FORMED UPON PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMY: AND ADAPTED TO THE USE OF PRIVATE FAMILIES

      John Murray, London 1807 - Small octavo (3-3/4" x 6-1/8") bound in recent calf-backed marbled boards with a gilt-stamped black morocco spine label; [xxii], lvii, 486 pages, with engraved frontispiece and nine engraved plates. The First Edition of 1806 had only 290 pages; this Second Edition, while not quite as scarce, is considerably enlarged and improved with more illustrations. Bitting, p. 410 (citing the earliest edition as 1810); Cagle 971 (the Third Edition, also 1807, but with fewer pages); The Dictionary of National Biography: "the earliest manual of household management with any pretensions to completeness." Early manuscript recipes on the rectos of the frontispiece and the rear endpaper. Occasional and moderate foxing and staining. Very Good copy in an attractive binding [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rural Sports - [Complete in 4 Volumes Including the Later Published Supplement]

      London : Printed For Longman, Hurst, Rees, & Orme 1807 - Physical desc. : 4v. (526 p. ; 592 p. ; 494 p. ; 742p. ) : ill. [folding plates, collated and all present] ; 24 cm. Added engraved title-pages. Subject: Hunting. Fishing. Falconry. Fowling. Further scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. Finely bound all in full contemporary, blind-tooled and bordered aniline calf. Impressively recased. Titles &c. Blocked direct in gilt with uniform tooling to the spine compartments. An exceptional set; highly uncommon in such polished condition. 6 Kg. 1 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ZOOGRAPHY; or, the beauties of nature displayed. with select descriptions of the animal, and vegetable, with additions from the mineral kingdom. Systematically arranged. Illustrated with plates, designed and engraved by Mr. William Daniell (3 vol. set)

      Cadell and Davies, London 1807 - Three volumes, small quarto, 27 x 17.5 cm, bound in contemporary full crimson morocco gilt extra, sides with wide decorative borders, spines with raised bands, lettered & decorated in gilt; gilt inner dentettes, all edges gilt, dark grey endpapers, bound-in ribbon markers. Vol. I: pp [2], (iii)-(xx). 572, [2] + 24 aquatint plates and 2 vignette illustrations in text. Vol. II: pp [2], (iii)-viii, 618, [4] + 20 plates; Vol. III: pp [4], (iii)-(viii), 612, [2] + 15 plates. Errata below end of text. Nice modern woodcut bookplate at front of each volume. Spines a little darkened, gilt lightly mellowed; Front free endpaper of Vol. I has very small chips to fore edge, and inner hinge is neatly repaired with matching paper. Vol. II has a long tear to plate at p. 133 (electric eel) neatly repaired on the blank side; likewise ra epair to a short tear to bottom margin of plate at p 164 (rostrated chaelodon) only slight entering the background of the image; scattered foxing and small brown soil spots, especially to margins of plates though the images are mostly unaffected; Vol. I just a little leaned; in all, a VG set, sound in the attrative bindings, no damp stains. Volume I treats the quadrupeds and birds, Volume II reptiles, fish, insects, and shellfish. Volume III covers plants and minerals. The b&w aquatints, by William Daniell (1769-1837), an important British landscape and marine painter and engraver, are especially interesting for their full frontal realism, if distorted scale, against dramatic backgrounds. His book on India, ORIENTAL SCENERY, is highly prized. William Wood, F.R.S., F.L.S., who trained as a surgeon, turned to natural history and then to bookselling, becoming the leading London natural history bookseller of his day. "An esteemed work" (Lowndes). Note: 5.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Tour through Holland along the Right and Left Banks of the Rhine, in the South of Germany, in the Summer and Autumn of 1806

      London: Printed for Richard Phillips, 1807 - Inscribed on the front free-endpaper from Konrad Adenauer to his Friend the Famous American Industrialist Dannie Heineman, Bonn November, 1952. Carr was a notorious writer, poet and illustrator, best known for his series of aquatint plate travel books depicting British and Continental views, such as this one of the Rhine. He was Knighted in 1805 and satirized by Walter Scott and others. Byron begged to be omitted from his Descriptive Travels in Spain (1811) and pilloried Carr in a cancelled passage of English Bards and Scotch Reviewers (1809). His work is in the British Museum First edition. 4to. With map and 20 aquatints. xvi, 468 pp. Contemporary tree calf. In modern presentation cloth box [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Tour Through Holland, Along the Right and Left Banks of the Rhine, To the South of Germany, In the Summer and Autumn of 1806

      Richard Phillips; T. Gillet, printer, London 1807 - Book. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. xvii, [2], 468 pp. With map and 20 aquatint plates (uncolored) based on drawings by Sir John Carr. Abbey 216. Carr was a veteran of travel writing and art. Abbey writes that Carr was knighted in 1806 by the Duke of Bedford. Title page foxed. Otherwise, some occasional foxing and soilage, but overall rather clean and attractive. Binding is tight. One plate was overly trimmed, with no loss to pictorial. Light offsetting of plates, as to be expected. Calf over marbled boards. Calf appears later. Some light wear along edges and corners. A very good or better copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Partenopex de Blois, A Romance, In Four Cantos, Freely Translated from the French of M. Le Grand

      Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, London 1807 - 4to. vii,(i),225,(i)pp. Contemporary half leather; spine in 6 compartments with raised bands; ornately gilt; marbled paper boards; all edges gilt. Illustrated with engravings from designs by Richard Smirke. Foxed; boards rubbed; else a very good copy. Bullfinch reports that the beautiful and highly finished romance of Partenopex de Blois was written in the Catalonian dialect in the thirteenth century, and printed at Tarragona in 1488. Rose, however, argues the French origin of the work in h is preface. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Pianta di Roma e del Campo Marzo

      Paris 1807 - First Paris Edition"By the mid-1770's, at the height of his career, Piranesi had produced a comprehensive record of ancient and modern Rome in the form of the well over a hundred plates of the Veduta di Roma. He may have felt the need for a reference map to accompany collections of these plates and devised this work, usually found in associations with the Veduta, to fill this need. Exercising his skills in presenting formidable quantities of information coherently, he sought to relate the surviving remains of antiquity to the contemporary topography of Rome and to offer way reference to published information about them. He therefore produced a large map of the modern city within Aurelian Walls, together with an extension showing the territory to the north, between Porto del Popolo and Ponte Milvio and including the Campus Martius area. This is augmented by a smaller map isolating the principal antiquities, which were marked with numbers corresponding to those in the larger map. Around these Piranesi arranged a detailed index listing the monuments according to their assigned number and referring to relevant passages in his major publications, including the Antichita Romane, Della Magnificenza and Campo Marzio." (John Wilton-Ely)Orientation of the map with south at the top., Size : 1010x710 (mm), 39.75x27.875 (Inches), Black & White [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Voyage dans l'Inde, au travers du grand désert, par Alep, Antioche et Bassora. Ouvrage où l'on trouve des observations curieuses sur l'histoire, les m&#156;urs et le commerce des Mainotes, des Turcs et des Arabes du désert ; la description d'Alep, d'Antioche, de Bassora et des détails intéressans sur la presqu&#146;isle de l'Inde, sur les États, et sur la guerre de Tipou sultan. Suivi d'instructions détaillées sur le commerce de l'Inde, sur les distances, les prix de route, le change des monnaies d'Europe en Asie, et sur ce qui peut contribuer à conserver la santé du Voyageur. Orné d'une belle carte. Traduit et enrichi de notes explicatives et critiques, Par L. De Grandpré. Nouvelle édition.

      A Paris, Chez Bachelier, Libraire, 1807. - 2 vol. in-8° ; portrait frontispice-XLVI-1 carte h.-t. repliée-420 pp./(2)-419 pp.-1 tableau h.-t. replié [Tarif], pleine basane marbrée, dos long très joliment orné, filets or, fleurons or, p. de titre et de tomaison en maroquin vert, palette or en pied, tranches jaunes, rel. de l&#146;époque, bel exemplaire. Chadenat, 5467. Hage Chahine, 4732. Monglond, t. VI, 227. The Hon. East-India Compagny, Catalogue, t. I, p. 41 (pour l&#146;édition originale anglaise : London, 1799). Troisième édition de la traduction française augmentée d&#146;un portrait frontispice. Départ de l&#146;île de Zante, relâche à Chypre, arrivée à Alexandrette. Séjour à Antioche, description de la ville, arrivée à Alep. Départ d&#146;Alep pour le désert, arrivée à Bassora. Séjour à Bassora, description de la ville. L&#146;auteur s&#146;embarque sur un navire anglais, relâche à Bushehr pour avarie, arrivée à Bombay. Détails sur la presqu&#146;île. Affaires relatives à Tipou-Sultan. Déclaration de guerre entre ce prince et la Compagnie anglaise des Indes Orientales. Réflexions sur la guerre de 1768, entre la France et l&#146;Angleterre. Précis des événements qui ont précédé et suivi la prise de Pondichéry. [Tome second] Voyage dans l&#146;Inde (nombreux détails pratiques pour accomplir ce voyage). Ces voyages dispendieux, longs, fatigants et dangereux avaient pour motivation principale, outre le retour dans la Mère patrie des colons anglais, de faire découvrir une nouvelle route plus rapide entre l&#146;Angleterre et ses possessions aux Indes orientales. VERY GOOD COPY. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Notice sur La Cour du Grand-Seigneur, son Serail, Son Harem, La Famille du Sang Imperial, Sa Maison Militaire, et ses Ministres

      Gabriel Waree, Paris 1807 - 110 pp. Original 3/4 leather with brown/pink/green marbled boards. Leather corners and are rubbed, boards bit rubbed, spine aged with gilt missing only half the label still present, spine tips chipped. End papers a bit oxidized. Title page has gift inscription to Vere henry Foster dated 1845 as well as a French stamp, pages have minimal foxing, some storage creasing to the page corners, otherwise clean and unmarked, binding sturdy. Published in the same year as the first edition (printed in Rome) this is an account of the Ottoman court, written by Beauvoisins who was held as a prisoner-of-war for three years in Greece and Turkey betweeen 1799 and 1801. His book describes the family of the Sultan "and explains the functions of the vast army of Ottoman servants and -court attendants" (Blackmer Catalogue). Vere Henry Foster, whose book this was (1819-1900) was a member of the Irish Foreign Service until he resigned to devote his life to bettering the Irish lower class. He contributed funds for over 25,000 Irish to emigrate to the U.S. , and supported teachers and schools in Ireland. A scarce copy of a classic on Turkey and its ruling families with a nice association. In French.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        AN ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE AND WRITINGS OF DAVID HUME, ESQ

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

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        Las Siete Partidas del Rey , cotejadas con varios códices antiguos por la Real Academia de la Historia.

      - M., Imprenta Real, 1807, 3 tomos, 26 x 19,5 cm., plena piel de época., 4 h. + LXI págs. incluso retrato grabado en cobre + 525 págs. = 2 h. + 834 págs, = 2 h. + 795 págs. + 2 árboles de consanguinidad. (Buen ejemplar. "Esta edición no contiene la glosa de Gregorio López ni la de Díaz de Montalvo, pero representa un esfuerzo meritorio, ya que se cotejaron 61 códices" Palau).

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        The Plays of William Shakespeare From the Corrected Text of Johnson and Steevens. Embellished with Plates. In Six Volumes.

      John Stockdale, London 1807 - 4to. 6 volumes, c.p. 11 pls + 11 vignette pls by Stothard including 3 by Fuseli, first Heath/Bensley printed edition, in robust but good quality library brown half morocco and buckram , modern library endpapers with library bookplates and photograph bookplate, the only internal evidence of library provenance is one small roundel ink stamp on last page of 5 (ex 6) volumes. heavy items, accurate shipping can easily be quoted. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LAS SIETE PARTIDAS DEL REY DON ALFONSO EL SABIO, cotejadas con varios códices antiguos por la Real Academia de la Historia.

      - Madrid. Imprenta Real, 1807, 19x25, 3 tomos: LXI-525 págs. 834 págs. y 795 págs. 2 láminas y un retrato de Alfonso X grabado. buen estado, papel limpio sin manchas ni óxido. Encuadernación en plena piel de época, con nervios y doble tejuelo bien conservada. (52263).

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        Oblique-leaved Begonia

      London: Dr. Thornton, 1799-1807 - Dr. Robert John Thornton (c.1765-1832) Hand-colored engraving from Temple of Flora London: Dr. Thornton, 1799-1807 32&#148; x 37&#148; framed Dr. Robert Thornton was determined that his country produce the greatest series of botanical illustrations of all time, and his Temple of Flora is unsurpassed as a botanical document of the Romantic era. Thornton assembled the finest flower painters to paint the original designs that served as the basis for the engravings, and no expense was spared in their production. They are the first botanicals to include landscape backgrounds laden with symbolic, sentimental, and dramatic elements. It is the forceful stylization of flowers, as well as their historical, allegorical and/or fanciful backgrounds, that place the Temple of Flora among the greatest botanical books of all time. The work was first issued in parts between 1799 and l807. Thornton intended the work as a pictorial celebration, accompanied by prose and verse text, of the classification system of Linnaeus. He employed the artists Peter Henderson, Philipp Reinagle, and others to paint the plants, each in an exotic and romantic setting. Thornton exhausted his fortune on the book&#146;s production, but in the process he created one of the most beautiful and distinctive works of botanical art of the modern era.

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        Moravian Missionary Conversing with the Eskimos at Nain, Labrador

      1807. A FASCINATING PICTORIAL RECORD OF THE MORAVIAN MISSION AT NAIN, LABRADOR Watercolor over pencil with black ink on wove paper Paper size: 20 1/2" x 27" Framed size: 32" x 38 1/4" Ca. 1807-1830 Provenance: Collection of James L. Kochan. Literature: Basil Hall, Forty Etchings from Sketches made with the Camera Lucida in North America (London & Edinburgh, 1830); Betty Kobayashi Issenman, Sinews of Survival: The Living Legacy of Inuit Clothing (Vancouver, 1988), 166-167; and Jim Burant et als., A Place in History: Twenty Years of Acquiring a Place in History Paintings, Drawings and Prints at the National Archives of Canada (Ottawa, 1990), 34-38. This fascinating watercolor is an historical record of the first Moravian mission established at Nain, Labrador. It was founded by the Danish missionary, Jens Haven (1724-1796), here pictured at the center of the composition with his son John-Benjamin beside him, and preaching to a family of Inuit. The watercolor is the work of an artist called Hall and is thought to be after a painting (or a print) by the British painter Maria Spilsbury (1777-1820). In 1807, she is known to have exhibited a work at the Royal Academy entitled A Missionary of the United Brethren conversing with the Esquimeaux. Scene in the Terra Labrador, month of June; with a distant view of Nain. This painting is now lost but another watercolor, located at the National Archives of Canada, shows the same composition as the example presently offered and bears the inscription "Spilsbury" at the lower left. The Canadian work is signed by Hall, thus accounting for the attribution of the above watercolor. . Book.

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        Discours Sur L'histoire Universelle, a Monseigneur Le Dauphin

      Samuel Bagster 1807, London - [4], 404, [2], 121 pp., Three parts in two volumes bound as one. Bound in a beautiful contemporary wine coloured straightgrained full morocco. Gilt lines and borders, and lovely panels on spine. AEG. Very pretty fore edge painting of St Peter's Rome. Library plates for Mary Robinson Stamer and 'Tervoe House'; an estate in Limerick the neighbouring county to Clare of which the Stamers were High Sherrifs. Minor fading to spine, corners bumped, a few minor scuffs and scratches to leather, but generally a very lovely item. FRENCH TEXT. 208b

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        Rural Sports by The Rev. Wm. B. Daniel [1807; in Three Volumes].

      London Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, & Orme, Paternoster Row 1807. Printed by Bunney & Gold, Shoe Lane, London. [For volumes 2 & 3]: Printed by T. Davison, Whitefriars. - Three volumes; 5 6/8 in. x 9 5/8 in. x 1 5/8 in. (thick); I. frontispiece: folding plate of hounds chasing a fox, by George Garrard ; engraved title-page. [10]pp., (including dedication, preface & list of plates); [1]-535 pp., including index and Coursing page [536]; II. Engraved title-page. [6]pp. (including contents & list of plates); [1]-592 pp. + [8]pp. index; III. Engraved title-page. [6]pp. (including contents & list of plates); [1]-494 + [8]pp. index. Fold-out frontispiece, and 68 other engraved plates (some are fold-outs). Several fold-out plates show vertical tears (splits) to the paper along the folds, affecting the images; some light spotting, age-related tanning to some plates and pages. Several plates are by George Garrard (1760-1826); most of the smaller plates are by Sawtrey Gilpin (1733-1807), engraved by John Scott (1774-1828). Bound in old brown, polished calf spines, sides and corner-pieces, with titling and bands gilt on the spines, with marbled paper-covered boards, red sprinkled edges. Spine ends, cover corners, edges, outer hinges show some wear. Weight: 7 1/2 lbs. Postage is extra on this item. List of plates: Volume 1: Frontispiece by Garrard (this shows creasing, wear); [1] Genealogical Table (of Races of Dogs) page 18; [2] Section of Kennel, 45; [3] Fox Hound and Whelps, 56; [4] Earth Stopper, 93; [5] Fox Running, 101; [6] Fox and Terrier, 122; [7] Merkin, 213; [8] Fox, 220; [9] Stag, 235; [10] Harrier, 279; [11] Beagle, 297; [12] Greyhound running: Czarina and Maria, 437; [13] Claret, 439; [14] Greyhound standing: Venus, 440; [15] Hare sitting, 444; [16] Hare snared, 466; [17] Ferret and Rabbit/Stoat and Hare, 490; [18] Martin and Pheasant, 505; [19] Otter and Badger 514 Volume 2: [20] Table for Baits, 278; [21] Bream and Chub, 316; [22] Charr and Gwiniad, 332; [23] Eel, Minnow, &c., 340; [24] Roach, Dace, etc., 356; [25] Perch, 366; [26] Carp and Tench, 376; [27] Tench at Thornville, 397 (the lower right margin is torn off, but present); [28] Trolling Implements, 405; [29] Pike, 399; [30] Snap Implements, 414; [31] Trimmer Implements, 418; [32] Grayling and Gudgeon, 425; [33] Trout and Implements, 428; [34] Flies, Jaw-bone of Pike, etc., 454; [35] Perch and Trout, 493; [36] Salmon, 496; [37] Smelt and Barbel, 532; [38] Group of Fish, 558 Volume 3: [39] Bustard, 23; [40] Pheasant, 30; [41] Wounded Pheasant and Dog, 58; [42] Sow Pointing, 62; [43] Partridges and Young, 68; [44] Covey of Partridge and Ptarmigan, 80 (vertical tear to fold in the image); [45] Red-legged Partridge and Ptarmigan, 91; [46] Cock of the Wood, 95 (vertical tear to fold in the image); [47] Black Grous[e], 100; [48] Setter and Black Grous, 103; [49] Red Grous, 106; [50] Ptarmigan--Scene in the Highlands, 110; [51] Old Gamekeeper, 135; [52] Woodcocks, 147; [53] Great Lancashire and Common Snipe, 173; [54] Land Rail and Quail, 182; [55] Dotterel and Plover, 202; [56] Ruff and Reeve, 208; [57] Grey and Black Goose, 242; [58] Wild Duck, Pintail, etc., 258 (vertical tear to fold in the image); [59] Teal and Jack Snipe, 266; [60] Old English Setter, 331; [61] Spanish Pointer, 336; [62] The Pointer, 336; [63] Pointers--Pluto and Juno, 337; [64] Spaniels and Woodcocks, 338; [65] Targets, 431; [66] Gun Breechings, 471; [67] J. Manton's [Gun Breechings], 473; [68] Patent Hammers, 474. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La scienza della legislazione

      Filadelfia (ma Livorno); Stamperia delle Povincie Unite 1807 - 5 voll.; in 16°; pp. CI, (1), 334; 486; 419; 326; 376; leg. in mezza pelle coeva, ricche dorature sui dorsi; Ritratto dell' A. inciso in rame da Lapi e Morghen in antip. Filangieri con la sua opera fece il piu' vasto tentativo compiuto nell'Europa Illuminista di fondere la scienza di governo su norme chiare e logiche agganciandola ai principi del movimento riformatore. Le questioni economiche sono trattate nel secondo volume (ottimo)

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