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

      London: John Murray, 1807. Second Edition. Hardcover. Occasional and moderate foxing and staining. Very Good copy in an attractive binding. 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.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        NOVUS ORBIS PICTUS JUVENTUTI INSTITUENDAE ET OBLECTANDAE

      Vienna: Antonii Pichler, 1807. New Edition. Hardcover. Mild aging to text but very clean. Near Fine. Quarto (7-1/2" x 10") bound in contemporary morocco-backed boards. Illustrated with 50 delicately hand-colored engraved plates. This is the fifth volume from Bertuch's illustrated encyclopedia for children: BILDERBUCH FÜR KINDER. With title pages and text in four languages: Latin, German, Hungarian, and French. Plates primarily depict plants and birds but also includes animals, shells, etc. Two of the most interesting multi-figure plates depict monkeys.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        WAR In DISGUISE; or, The Frauds of the Neutral Flags

      London:: Printed for J. Hatchard and J. Butterworth,. 1807.. 8vo: ¹1 [A]^4 a - b^4 B - Q^4 R^2 S - 2K^4. 9" x 5-5/8". 5th edition (Howes S-937; Sabin 91246). [2], xxiv, 1 - 124, 129 - 224, 221 - 252 pp. Untrimmed.. Period blue paper wrappers, with modern rebacking to style. Modern printed paper title label to spine.. Usual smattering of foxing to preliminary & terminal leaves. PO. bookplates of T. A. Walker & Melville, this latter who has signed his. name at the top of the half-title page. A VG copy with a nice. association of one who came to be at the heart of the maritime issues. between the United States & Britain.. The work a defense of Britain's early 19th C. practice of searching US ships and impressment of US sailors, despite the young nation's assertion of neutrality, the accumulated aggravation of which eventually, at least in part, led to the War of 1812. Formerly owned by Melville, First Lord of the Admiralty [1812 - 1827]. "A diligent administrator ably balancing the pressures on him, he was regarded by the navy as a thoroughly reliable representative of its interests, and by his political colleagues as a man who could be ruthless when necessary." [ONB].

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        The Plays of William Shakespeare

      London - John Stockdale, 1807 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 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.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        An Account of Ophthalmia which has appeared in England since the return of the British Army from Egypt

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, 1807. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo., pp. [frontis] + [iii]-viii + 141-[142] + [2] ads; later rebound in patterned paper boards; new endpapers; frontispiece and title leaf dampstains extending from gutter; still a good, sound copy. First edition. Illustrated with frontispiece lithograph of diseased eyes with contemporary hand-coloring. A description of trachoma, never before witnessed in England, but previously noted by Greek and Arabian writers. Vetch gives a history of an outbreak of the disease observed in the British army, including symptoms and details of various treatments, mostly ineffective. Vetch was the first to show that the "means of infection is exclusively through transmission of exudate from a diseased to a healthy eye." Appendix No. 1 gives details on the time and duration of attacks of pain from the disease as observed in individual patients. Vetch (1783-1835) studied at Edinburgh and served for many years as a physician in the army, where he dedicated most of his time in the study and treatment of trachoma. An uncommon book, especially in trade. WorldCat locates 23 copies. Source Book of Ophthalmology 2375; Becker Catalog 388.1.

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        The Complete Grazier Farmer and Cattle-Dealer's Assistant ...

      London: Printed for B. Crosby & Co, 1807. Second edition. Rebacked and original spine relaid, gilt decorated, new red morocco title label. A very good copy. Octavo, pp. xxxii,502. Frontispiece, 3 engravings(1 folding), woodcuts in text throughout. Speckled edges. Armorial bookplate of William Gordon of Fyvie and 3 engraved booklabels on front endpapers Perkins has the 1st and fourth editions. This is an important book which , though probably unrelated to the 1767 work of the same name, became the standard work on livestock farming, running into numerous editions well into the 20th century, constantly being revised, added to and rewritten twice (first by William Youatt and later by Fream).

      [Bookseller: G&R Stone]
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        At Home with the Patagonians

      John Murray. Hardcover. In green cloth binding. Externally sound, though with some marks and bumping. Hinges strained. Internally, binding tender, with some pages detached. Ink signature to ffep. Pages are bright and generally clean, though with some marking on ffep. Overall: good only for year - The very scarce first edition of this travelogue by George Chaworth Musters. With chapters including Santa Cruz, Teckel to Geylum, Las Manzanas, The Rio Negro Settlements and more. 'George Chaworth Musters was the third child and second son of John George Musters (1807-1842) and his wife Emily, ne Hamond (1818-1845). He travelled with a tribe of Patagonian Indians for around a year. His explorations were the subject of his book At home with the Patagonians: a year's wanderings over untrodden ground from the Straits of Magellan to the Rio Negro (1871; 2nd edn, 1873), and led to his being awarded a gold watch in 1872 by the Royal Geographical Society. His nickname 'the king of Patagonia' also dates from this time. 'Illustrated throughout with nine plates and one folding map' . Good. 1871.

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        Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Original Copies. (Works of)

      St John's Square, London: E and J Wright, 1807 In brown half leather with marbled boards, tips have been replaced, blind tooling to edges, wear to edges and along joints. Spine has been relaid, keeping the ink and gilt tooling, title in gilt to recent leather label. Internally, reddish endpapers, has bookplate to fep, lacks all before A3 (BI intro, frontis, titlepage and the Epistle Dedicatorie - all suplied loose in facsimile), A3, 2p Ben Johnson dedication, 1 p Hugh Holland dedication, 1p Catalogue, 1p dedication, 1p Works and Names of the Principall Actors, 1-30 Comedies. 1-232 Histories. + 29p Troyus & Cressida. 1-399 (993) Tragedies, various errors in pagination, very clean, tight with wide borders, folio, 37.5*23cm, printed on Whatman paper which is stamped 1806, Whatman, & Shakespeare (the mill at Springfield, Maidstone, was being operated by William Balston who took over the copyright in 1806). This was the first facsimile edition of the first Shakespeare Folio, containing 36 plays. (Troylus and Cressida are not listed in the contents page but was inserted between the Histories and Tragedies. Two columns within a lined box per page. A lovely copy, clean and crisp. (COPAC lists at least 6 copies)

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
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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. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Square.

      [Bookseller: Eric T.Moore Books]
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        The Perpetual Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts **4 VOLUMES 1780 to 1807**

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

      [Bookseller: Ed Conroy Bookseller - edconroybooks.com]
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        HOURS OF IDLENESS

      Newark: Printed and sold by S. and J. Ridge, 1807. FIRST EDITION, First Issue. Hardcover. First Published Book by England's Greatest Romantic,With All First Issue Points, and in Elaborately Gilt Morocco. 181 x 111 mm (7 1/8 x 4 3/8"). xiii, [i], 187, [1] pp. FIRST EDITION, First Issue. QUITE PRETTY BRICK RED MOROCCO, GILT, BY RIVIERE (signed on front turn-in), covers with wide frame of curling hairline-stemmed vines bearing clusters of berries, all on a stippled background, central panel with gilt titling and date; raised bands, expertly rebacked using original backstrip, spine compartments decorated in the vine motif, gilt-ruled turn-ins, newer endpapers, all edges gilt. Randolph, p. 9; Hayward 218; Wise I, 7. Spine slightly and evenly darker, leaves faintly browned because of inferior quality of paper, otherwise an excellent copy, the very pretty binding carefully restored, and the text smooth and fresh. This is a true first edition, with all issue points specified by Randolph, of the first collection of verse by the most important of the English Romantic poets, offered here in a very attractive binding by one of England's leading workshops. Published when Byron (1788-1824) was not yet 20 years old, the poems are translations of Virgil and Anacreon or imitations in the style of earlier poets, from Thomas Gray to Ossian, rather than wholly original works. According to DNB, the volume was "praised in the 'Critical Review'" but viciously attacked in the "Edinburgh Review," "which ridiculed the vanities of the author" as they were expressed in the work's preface. Byron was so enraged by this criticism that he composed his first major poem, the satirical "English Bards and Scotch Reviewers." Day describes Byron as "the most flamboyant and spectacular personality in all of literature," noting that Bertrand Russell devoted a chapter in "The History of Western Philosophy" to the poet "because he gripped the soul of Western society as no other literary man ever has and because he stamped upon the entire 19th century his own image as the idol and embodiment of Romanticism." This, his first published work, was his initial shot across the bow of the literary establishment and set the stage for all the drama--and great poetry--that was to follow. The design on our binding--reminiscent of the delicate vine borders of Medieval illuminated manuscripts, with their glistening gilt ivy leaves and fruit--has been very skillfully executed with the expertise that made the Riviere firm a leading London bindery for more than a century (see previous entry for more on Riviere). Bibliographically, our copy is as desirable as one could hope for, containing the 1806 watermark; the cancel D3 (p. 21-22); misspelled "thnnder" on p. 114, line 4; misspelled "Thc" on the penultimate line of p. 181; and "where" printed twice on p. 5, lines 2 and 3, all as called for by Randolph.

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        Travels Through the Canadas...... (NO Plates or Map)

      London: Richard Phillips, 1807 Containing a description of the picturesque scenery on some of the rivers and lakes; with an account of the productions, commerce....... To which is subjoined a comparative view of the manners and customs of several of the Indian Nations of North and South America. Illustrated with a map and numerous engravings... In tan half leather with marbled boards, corners and edges bumped and worn slightly. Spine has lots of gilt tooling, raised bands, faded just a little, edges bumped very slightly, title in gilt. Internally, very light foxing to first and last few pages, lacks frontis, contemporary ink name to head of title page, (xii), 602 pp, [2] directions for plates and 1 page advert. Lacks map and plates and it does not appear as though they were ever bound into this copy although they are called for, printed by T Gillet, Wild Court. The book is divided into 2 parts, the first part begins with the Azores, Newfoundland, Saint Lawrence etc whilst the second part contains a minute description of the peculiarities of various nations of American aborigines, vocabulary of the Algonquin tongue etc. An nice copy, clean and tight! See Sabin 235. Allibone 832.Heriot wrote and sketched extensively during his time in the Caribbean, and when he returned to London in 1781 he published A Descriptive Poem, written in the West Indies. On his return, he enrolled at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. Here, he was taught landscape drawing, then considered an essential part of a military education, by Paul Sandby See Wiki for a full Bio.

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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

      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 10 handsomely produced 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.

      [Bookseller: Hs Rare Books]
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        Die Theorie der Parallellinien nebst dem Vorschlage ihrer Verbannung aus der Geometrie.Jena & Leipzig: Christian Ernst Gabler, 1808.

      First edition, second issue, of this extremely rare and important work on non-Euclidean geometry. Schweikart "holds an important place in the prehistory of non-Euclidean geometry... The three chief founders of hyperbolic geometry [i.e. Gauss, Bolyai and Lobachevsky] surpassed Schweikart only because of the thoroughness with which they examined specific topics in the subject" (DSB).<br/><br/> "While a student at Marburg, the lectures of J. K. F. Hauff had stimulated him to consider the problem of parallel lines, which provided the subject of his only publication in mathematics (1807). His approach was still completely Euclidean; but later he arrived at the beginnings of a hyperbolic geometry, which he called astral geometry. He made this advance independently of Gauss, Bolyai and Lobachevsky, as is proved by the correspondence cited by Engel and Stäckel in <i>Die Theorie der Parallellinien von Euklid bis auf Gauss</i>. The astronomer Christian Gerling, a student of Gauss, wrote in a letter to Wolfgang Bolyai, the father of János Bolyai, that in 1819 Schweikart had reported on the basic elements of his 'astral geometry' to colleagues at Marburg. Schweikart also wrote on this topic to his nephew Taurinus at Cologne. Stimulated by his uncle's work, Taurinus had virtually discovered hyperbolic trigonometry; but unlike his uncle, he still believed in the sole validity of Euclidean geometry" (<i>ibid.</i>). <br/><br/> There are two issues of this work, apparently differing only in the title page. In the first issue, the title page carries the date 1807 and a comma follows the word 'Parallellinien.' In the present copy, the title page is dated 1808 and is without the comma. We can find no other obvious textual differences between the two issues. Poggendorff lists only the 1808 issue. We have located four copies (UCL, Basel, Kiel and Leipzig), all dated 1807. <br/><br/> R. Bonola, <i>Non-Euclidean Geometry</i>, 1955, pp. 75-77; D. M. Y. Sommerville, <i>Bibliography of Non-Euclidean Geometry</i>, 1911, p. 15 (mentioning both issues); Jeremy Gray, <i>Worlds out of Nothing</i>, pp. 91-94; B.A. Rosenfeld, <i>A History of Non-Euclidean Geometry</i>, pp. 218 (mentioning this issues).. 8vo (199 x 120 mm), pp. [2], [1] 2-138 with five folding plates of geometrical diagrams. Nineteenth century cloth covered with paper, gilt title label to spine, front board with gilt eagle of the Staatsbibliothek in Berlin, as well as their rubber stamp to title, later in the library of the Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin (their stamp to the verso of title)

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        Geistliche und Liebliche Lieder, Welche der Geist des Glaubens durch Doct. Martin Luthern, Johann Hermann, Paul Gerhard, und andere seine Werkzeuge, in den vorigen und jetzigen Zeiten gedichtet, und die bisher in Kirchen und Schulen Der Königl. Preuß. und Churfl. Brandenburg. Lande bekannt. Nebst einigen Gebeten und einer Vorrede.

      Berlin, Josua David Schatz, 1807. - Mit doppelblattgroßem Frontispiz, (12) Bl., 795 S., (29) S. (Register), 64 S. (Gebete), dekorativer roter Ledereinband der Zeit mit reicher Goldprägung (Herzmedaillon und Stern in einer Bordüre aus Kronen), 8 Messingeckbeschlägen und 2 großen herzförmigen Messingbeschlägen als Schließschlösser (Schließe fehlt), sowie gepunztem Goldschnitt und farbigen Vorsatzpapieren (die Bünde am Rücken berieben) in zweiteiligem Pappschuber der Zeit. 16,5 x 8 cm. Seltenere Ausgabe des bedeutendsten pietistischen Gesangbuchs Brandenburg-Preussens, das erstmals 1708 erschienen war. Das Frontispiz zeigt ein Doppelportrait von Friedrich Wilhelm III. und Königin Luise über einer kleinen Ansicht von Berlin. Vorsätze mit handschriftlichen Besitzeinträgen in Tinte und Bleistift. Schönes Exemplar in einem für preussische Verhältnisse bemerkenswert aufwendigen Einband. - Nur die letzten Blätter mit kl. Flecken, sonst sehr wohlerhalten.

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        Code Napoléon. Avec les changemens qui y ont ete faits par la loi du 3 Septembre 1807. Gesetzbuch Napoleons. Mit den Veränderungen, die durch das Gesetz vom 3. September 1807 gemacht worden sind. Aus dem französischen officiellen Texte übersetzt von Heinrich Gottfried Daniels

      Köln, Keil 1807. 20 cm. 970, 81, (1) Seiten Festeinband, Ledereinband der Zeit mit Rückenschild und Rückenvergoldung - Fromm 5454 (vgl.) - Kaspers 152ff - Erstausgabe. Offizielle Ausgabe für das annektierte Rheinland mit französisch-deutschem Paralleltext in der Übersetzung des "wohl bedeutendsten rheinischen Juristen Heinrich Gottfried Daniels (1754 - 1827), der sich als Professor an der Universität Bonn zunächst dem kurkölnischen Recht widmet ..." (Kaspers). "Die Anwesenheit Napoleon&#39;s I. in Köln (September 1804) gab Veranlassung zu seiner Ernennung bei dem ministère public am Cassationshof in Paris. 1805 ging Daniels nach Paris mit dem Titel eines substitut du procureur général; später erhielt er den Titel avocat-général. Seine gründliche Kenntniß gerade jener Gesetzgebungen (Provinzialrechte des linken Rheinufers und der älteren Rechte Frankreichs), welche dem Code Napoléon zu Grunde lagen, machte es ihm möglich, daß er sich in kürzester Zeit eingearbeitet und selbst den Franzosen gegenüber eine Achtung gebietende Stellung sich errungen hatte" (ADB IV, 735-736). Vorsatz und Titel leicht fleckig, auf Vorsatz Besitzeintrag, datiert 1808 -

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        A Practical Treatise on the Game of Billiards;

      London: by W. Bulmer and Co., for W. Miller,, 1807. accurately exhibiting the rules and practice admitted and established by the first players of the present day; and illustrated with a numerous collection of cases, explanatory of each of the different forms of the game, calculations for betting, tables of odds, &c. &c. Octavo. Uncut in original cloth-backed boards, spine label lacking. Engraved frontispiece, 16 diagrammatic plates; with half-title, publisher&#39;s list at end. Some wear to board edges, contents a little toned and spotted, light offsetting from frontispiece, a good copy. First edition of the first work in English dedicated solely to the game of billiards. The forms of billiards described here include carambole, then recently introduced to England from France.

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        Portraits of the Game, full-size limited facimile edition of the first edition, #212 of 550

      Major Sir William Cornwallis Harris (1807-1848) produced five books based on his exploration and hunting in Africa. Here is a near-fine copy of this huge and impressive edition of his third book, Portraits of the Game. The edition was limited to 550 copies of which this is #212, signed by the publisher. The book is bound in quarter brown Rhodesian buffalo leather over grey cloth, titled in gilt on the spine, with the publisher's imprint to the front board. The text block edges are stained red and the volume bears grey-patterned endpapers. It is the only full-size facsimile of the 1840 first edition. Produced with a combination of photolithography & hand lithography, the plates & pages were hand-fed into a press, hand sewn and then hand-bound. This book is complete, having all 30 plates with facing descriptive narration, as well as illustrated title page, fly-leaf and tail-piece vignettes. There is a 16-page introduction by Frank Bradlow, a biography of Harris, and an in-depth bibliography of the printing history of this remarkable work. Condition is excellent. The contents are pristine. The binding is near-fine - generally as-new, but for the trivial hints of wear inevitable for a book this size. Please expect additional shipping cost for this very large and heavy book.

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        The Flight of the Old Woman Who Was Tossed Up in a Blanket

      London: D Bogue 1807?-1856, 1844 20 * 11 cm oblong, paper card with red cloth spine, extends to 82 inches, front cover has title in black ink on label with broom above surrounded by a large cobweb to the upper half. The lower half has a board and telescope with 2 children and an old man, corners and edges a little worn and bumped. The rear cover is in cream with black ink advertising the book. Internally, fep is the ode and plate descriptions, 9 plates (of 10), 7.5*4 1/8", professionally refurbished, small repaired tear to 1 pl, Great story and colours. Uncommon to say the least.

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        An Essay on the Rights and Duties of Nations, Relative to Fugitives

      1807. [Everett, David (1770-1813), Attributed]. An Essay on the Rights and Duties of Nations, Relative to Fugitives from Justice; Considered with Reference to the Affair of the Chesapeake. By An American. Boston: Printed by David Carlisle, No. 5, Court Street, 1807. 62 pp. Octavo (9" x 5-1/2") Stab-stitched self-wrappers, untrimmed edges. Light browning, faint dampspotting to a few leaves. Author presentation inscription to head of title page, internally clean. * First edition. The inscription reads: "Messers. Russell & Cutler/ Editors of the Boston Gazette/ From your friend/ The Author." Everett was a Massachusetts lawyer, journalist and poet. His Essay is an analysis of the recent Chesapeake affair. In 1807 the HMS Leopard attacked the USS Chesapeake off the coast of Virginia, forced it to surrender, boarded it and took away three crewmen who were deserters from the Royal Navy. Three of the Chesapeake&#39;s crewmen were killed, eighteen were injured. Responding to American outrage, President Jefferson responded with the 1807 Embargo Act, one of the events that to the War of 1812. Everett analyzes the incident as a case under international law. He claims the British committed an act of piracy, a claim he advances with evidence drawn from such jurists as Grotius, Pufendorf, Vattel, Coke and Blackstone. OCLC locates 3 copies in North American law libraries (Harvard, NYU, Yale). Sabin, A Dictionary of Books Relating to America 23242. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 7472.

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        Rural Sports 4 vols {complete with supplement}

      Longman London 1807 - 1813. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 1st edition 4 volume set (including the 1813 Supplement). Engraved titles and 74 engraved plates (1 double page). Contemporary diced calf, gilt titling, bookplate, occasional light spotting, spines rubbed. Very handsome set.

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        Poems

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, 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 &#39;Sonnets&#39; on page 103 in volume one, and with &#39;function&#39; 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. First Edition. Quarter Morocco and Boards. Good. 12mo.

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        The Psalms and Hymns with the Ode or Anthem Sung at the Magdalen Chapel WITH The Psalms and Hymns Used at the Asylum or House of Refuge for Female Orphans

      London: Button and Whitaker, 1807. [2], 62pp; [2], 50pp, [2], dated by watermark to first frontispiece. Quarter calf and marbled paper over boards, paper covered corners, smooth back, divided into six panels by gilt roll. Foot of spine slightly chipped, new paper sides. Internally there is a small stain to gutter at head of several pages, but it is fairly unobtrusive. A few pages have a cross in ink to head. The first mentioned is uncommon, with four locations on COPAC, but none with this imprint and none of the same date, the second is well held institutionally, but again none with this imprint or date. The Magdalen Hospital was established in 1758, later renamed Magdalen Hospital for the Reception of Penitent Prostitutes, it provided a refuge and a place where prostitutes could be treated and cared for. The women wore a uniform of light grey dresses and in their whole dress plain and neat. They were instructed in reading and the principles of Christian religion. They were employed in needlework or house-keeping according to their abilities. They made household linens of all kinds, shirts, shifts, knitting, mending and learned domestic work to qualify them for service (From banksidethenandnow). The Asylum was also established in 1758, mainly due to the efforts of John Fielding (brother of Henry). These Psalm / Hymn books were presumably published in order to raise funds. Reprint. Quarter Calf and Boards. Good. 8vo.

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        A NARRATIVE OF THE EXPEDITION TO, AND THE STORMING OF BUENOS AYRES, BY THE BRITISH ARMY, COMMANDED BY LIEUTENANT-GENERAL WHITELOCK. By an Officer, Attached to the Expedition

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

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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

      LONDON : Cadell and Davies, 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.

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        Datos Sobre Algunas Leyes Inglesas que han Contribuido al Poder de

      1807. Severo, Veranio. Datos Sobre Algunas Leyes Inglesas que han Contribuido al Poder de la Gran Bretana en Perjuicio de las Demas Naciones, Con Observaciones Utiles a los que Estudian la Economia Politica. Dedicalas al Espanol Amante de su Patria, Y a los Jovenes que Aprenden a Servirla. Madrid: En la Imprenta de Alban, 1807. x, [2], 257 pp. Octavo (5-3/4" x 3-3/4"). Contemporary tree-sheep, lettering piece and gilt fillets to spine, marbled endpapers. Some rubbing to extremities, corners bumped. Some toning to text, light dampstaining to upper corner of rear quarter of text block, interior otherwise clean. * First edition. This enthusiastically anti-British work details the ways Britain has manipulated international trade laws in its favor, and against the interests of Spain. It sketches the history of British politics as it affected the country&#39;s foreign entanglements, and lists some of the tricks used by Britain to win over international opinion. Inspired by Adam Smith, Severo discusses a wide variety of trades and industries, including whaling, herring, fishing, the trade in coal and tobacco, and shipbuilding, describing the shipping routes used by British merchant vessels and British trade with India, the Americas (including South America) and the Baltic. Severo analyses the effect of British trade laws, and the enthusiasm with which the British sing (and mean) Rule Britannia. OCLC locates 2 copies in North America (at Harvard and Yale). Palau, Manual del Librero Hispano-Americano 311227.

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        Driving a Bear out of Sugar Canes/Chassant un Ours des Cannes de Sucre [Pl. 28]

      London: Edward Orme, 1807-1808. Aquatint engraving, coloured by hand, by H. Merke, after Howitt from an original sketch by Williamson. Very good condition. approximately 14 3/4 x 19 1/4 inches. approximately 18 x 22 1/8 inches. One of the finest and most detailed works on Indian Sport and wildlife, these images exemplify not only the native flora and fauna, but capture the excitement of the hunt and provide "a faithful representation of [the] picturesque country, together with the manners and customs of both the native and European inhabitants". (Prideaux) Captain Thomas Williamson, a British officer of the East India Company, served in Bengal for 20 years. An accomplished amateur artist, his sketches were then worked up into drawings by Samuel Howitt and engraved for publication. Samuel Howitt, artist and sportsman, was largely self-taught in his profession, though he belonged to the artistic circles of the day. He is considered by some critics to be second only to Stubbs in the ranks of British animal painters. He is well-known for his sporting scenes of racing and hunting and for scenes depicting both conventional and exotic animals like the rhinoceros, tiger, leopard, bear, deer and buffalo. Cf. Abbey Travel 427; cf. Mellon 88; cf. Nissen BBI 4416; cf. Prideaux, p. 282; cf. Schwerdt II, pp.297-298; cf. Tooley 508.

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        LIFE OF MICHEL ANGELO BUONARROTI, With his Poetry and Letters

      London: John Murray, et al, 1807. Second issuance. With a finely engraved portrait frontis by Bartalozzi and 49 etched outline plates of selections of works, several of which are folding, including a very large and quite impressive folding plate of the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel which unfolds to become well over three feet wide, and with three facsimile letters. Tall 4to, handsomely presented in a very fine and beautiful early 19th century binding of full crushed red morocco, the thick boards richly adorned with an elaborate framework border in the best Regency style in gilt and blind. The border work includes large internal gilt corner-pieces and a repeating stylized floral motif flanked by similar tooling in blind, the whole within another wide and finely detailed gilt and blind frame. The spines are beautifully tooled in gilt and blind, and decorated in similar fashion between double fillet lines bordering stippled raised bands additionally gilt tooled. Three of the six large compartments are lettered in gilt, the rest are decorated with large central gilt tools and addition decoration in gilt and blind. The wide turn-ins and thick board edges are lavishly decorated with fine gilt-work, very pleasing pale blue patterned silk endpapers are embossed in blind and the page edges are gilt. xi, 468 pp. A truly beautiful copy, internally fine and fresh as could be, the plates beautifully preserved, an unusually fine period binding. Some light expected age evidence along the hinges and extremities and occasionally, other minor signs of age. A BOOK OF GREAT BEAUTY, MAGNIFICENTLY BOUND IN FULL RED REGENCY MOROCCO, GILT EXTRA. When speaking of any of the craftsmen involved in the work, whether printer, engraver or binder, clearly no detail was overlooked and no expense was spared in its production. Richard Duppa produced this outstanding study of Michelangelo after being inspired by a series of lectures by his friend Joshua Reynolds. Duppa provides a great of background and insight into the definitive &#147;Renaissance man&#148; from a great number of contemporary sources such as Vasari and Condivi. It is also one of the first and few to provide such attention on Michelangelo as a man of letters as well as sculptor, painter and architect. For the translations of poetry which enrich his work Duppa turned &#147;to my friends Southey and Wordsworth.&#148; Michelangelo studied and wrote poetry throughout his life, frequently turning to it in times of emotional crisis. Duppa&#146;s biography can be found credited in almost all later scholarly work on Michelangelo. The engraved plates met with such popularity that many of them were reissued in various works throughout the 19th century.

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        Nouvelle-Hollande: Terre de Witt

      Paris,, 1807.. Single sheet, 353 x 260 mm., wove paper, hand-coloured engraving, very good. A charming set of coastal views on the western and northern coast of Australia after the original sketches by Lesueur.The first two coastal views depict stretches of the Champagny archipelago (present-day Champagny and Heywood Islands), off the Kimberley coast in far northwest Australia (including what Phillip Parker King called the prominent "inverted basin" coastline of ?le Freycinet itself). The important group in the middle of this plate show many views of islands in the Bonaparte archipelago, again in the Kimberley, while the last two are views of "Terre de Diemen du nord" (that is, in what is now Northern Territory waters).The names were chosen to honour French predecessors and patrons, such as Commerson (Bougainville's botanist), Jussieu (the French botanist), and Suffren (Comte Pierre AndrÈ de Suffren de Saint Tropez; the decorated French admiral who, incidentally, captured Cook's old ship the Resolution in 1782). Many of the names given to these remote islands were retained, despite the later conflict between the British and the French regarding naming rights in Australia.

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        [Beowulf] The History of the Anglo-Saxons

      London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, & Orme, 1807. Second edition. Two quarto volumes (pages 269 x 210 mm), collating: x, 499; vii,[1], 472, [8]; complete with large, hand-colored folding map. Spines repaired at an early date, holding well, p. 172 with an early repaired tear which enters the text, and pgs. 172/174 bound out of order, otherwise internal contents are generally clean and attractive. Turner&#39;s "History of the Anglo-Saxons" covers a wide range of topics, from colonization of Britain to early wars and kings, with Turner going back to early manuscript sources for his information. Due to his use of original manuscripts, including M.S. Cott. Vitelius A.xv, Turner&#39;s History was one of the first printed translations of Beowulf, greatly expanded in this second edition to include approximately 20% of the epic. Despite some errors in translation, Turner&#39;s work was extremely important for the early dissemination of the poem among the academic community prior to Thorkelin&#39;s full translation into Latin in 1815.

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        Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: performed under the direction and patronage of the Africa Association, in the years 1795, 1796, & 1797

      W. Bulmer & Co./G. & W. Nicol, London 1807 - xx, 551, frontis, large folding map, 5 plates (3 folding). 8vo. HB. Cont. mottled calf, red leather title-piece to spine, joints cracked and a little tender, wear to corners. Map repaired at edges and with a few tears to the folds neatly repaired. 5th edition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Antiquities Of Great Britain, Illustrated In Views Of Monasteries, Castles, And Churches, Now Existing. Engraved by W. Byrne, F.S.A., from Drawings made by Thomas Hearne, F.S.A

      London: Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1807. leather_bound. Contemporary straight-grained red morocco. Aeg. 2 vols. Very good./No Dust Jacket. Landscape 4to, 28.5 x 43 cm. Additional engraved title, 83 copper engraved plates with descriptive text in English and French. RUSSELL. GUIDE TO BRITISH TOPOGRAPHICAL PRINTS. p.208, called Byrne "one of the best copper engravers." A collection of antiquities that first appeared in installments with fifty-two after drawings by Thomas Hearne. The complete work was bought by Cadell and Davies for 1600 pounds. This series set new standards in the pictorial recording of medieval architecture. Scattered, intermittent toning mostly at margins, moderate extremity rubbing, raised bands, spine panels richly gilt, gilt border panels, plus decorations in blind frame front and back covers,

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        A Political Fair.

      Thomas Tegg, October 1st, London 1807 - George Woodward, affectionately dubbed 'Mustard George' by his contemporaries, was one of the pioneers of English caricature. Like his drinking-partner Thomas Rowlandson, Woodward absorbed high and low culture omnivorously and paid keen attention to contemporary politics.A Political Fair is 'a fantastic survey of the international situation' in 1807 and is considered one of Woodward's finest images, the print catalogue of the British Museum devoting two full pages to its complex allegories. At the heart of the fair is a large booth ('The Best-Booth in the Fair') representing Great Britain holding aloft on its platform images of Britannia, John Bull, together with an Irishman, Scotsman and Welsh harpist gathered convivially around a punchbowl, while a waiter sweeps into the chamber below with a vast joint of roast beef on his platter. All this was typical of Woodward's patriotism and was intended to portray the essential unity of the nation amidst the host of clamouring figures in the neighbouring booths representing the other nations. Napoleon, in tricorn and feathers, rebuffs a disgruntled Dutchman complaining about his King with the words 'I never change Mynheer after the goods are taken out of the Shop'. High up on the right, the American booth displays a placard advertising 'Much ado about Nothing with the Deserter', a reference to the friction between Britain and the United States over recent defections from British to American ships and the ban on armed British ships in American ports. The Danish booth on the left advertises 'The English Fleet and The Devil to Pay' in reference to the hideous bombardment of Copenhagen by the British fleet in September that year.Musical and theatrical references abound, with many of the placards punning on the titles of plays and musical performances then showing in London: Much ado about nothing, All's well that ends well (Shakespeare), The Padlock (Bickerstaffe), The Deserter (Dibdin), The Double Dealer (on the Russian booth, by Congreve) and The English Fleet (Dibdin again). Engraved print (plate mark 245 × 345 mm, cut close, sheet size 255 × 360 mm, neatly window mounted). Original hand-colouring [British Museum. Catalogue of prints and drawings 1801-10, 10763.]

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        The Psalms and Hymns with the Ode or Anthem Sung at the Magdalen Chapel WITH The Psalms and Hymns Used at the Asylum or House of Refuge for Female Orphans

      Button and Whitaker, London 1807 - [2], 62pp; [2], 50pp, [2], dated by watermark to first frontispiece. Quarter calf and marbled paper over boards, paper covered corners, smooth back, divided into six panels by gilt roll. Foot of spine slightly chipped, new paper sides. Internally there is a small stain to gutter at head of several pages, but it is fairly unobtrusive. A few pages have a cross in ink to head. The first mentioned is uncommon, with four locations on COPAC, but none with this imprint and none of the same date, the second is well held institutionally, but again none with this imprint or date. The Magdalen Hospital was established in 1758, later renamed Magdalen Hospital for the Reception of Penitent Prostitutes, it provided a refuge and a place where prostitutes could be treated and cared for. The women wore a uniform of light grey dresses and in their whole dress plain and neat. They were instructed in reading and the principles of Christian religion. They were employed in needlework or house-keeping according to their abilities. They made household linens of all kinds, shirts, shifts, knitting, mending and learned domestic work to qualify them for service (From banksidethenandnow). The Asylum was also established in 1758, mainly due to the efforts of John Fielding (brother of Henry). These Psalm / Hymn books were presumably published in order to raise funds [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Samuel Wood Picture Alphabet for Little Children

      Samuel Wood, 362 Pearl Street, New York. PAPERBACK. Original 1807 Edition; The Picture Alphabet for Little Children contains alphabets with woodcuts illustrating objects; 16 pages total including covers, with 2 letters to a page; Size: 3" x 2 inches; cover is loose at the lower edge of spine; a few spots to cover; This work has the distinction of being one of the first publications issued by Samuel Wood, who would go on to a distinguished career in the American publishing trade; Very Scarce . Very Good. 1807.

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        Poems, in two Volumes

      London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1807 First edition in original publisher&#39;s boards. Two volumes, 12mo. Vol I &#150; 158 p. complete with half-title, Contents, Notes, and Erratum; Vol II &#150; 170 p. complete with half-title, Contents, Notes, and 24-pages of advertisements dated Jan. 1, 1807. Publisher&#146;s original blue paper-covered boards with brown paper-covered spines, paper spine labels, rough-cut page edges. Corners worn, rubbing to boards and spine labels, light scattered staining to boards, pages clean with light foxing to a few leaves, mostly affecting free endpapers. Wordsworth&#146;s first editions are extremely rare in their original boards. These volumes of his poetry are without restoration, and especially clean and well-preserved. Housed in a custom quarter leather folding box. Wordsworth collaborated with Samuel Taylor Coleridge on Lyrical Ballads in 1798, thought by many to have started the Romanticism movement in England. This volume contains many of his celebrated poems, including "She was a Phantom of Delight", "To a Sky-Lark", "Composed upon Westminster Bridge, Sep. 3, 1803", "Daffodils" ("I wandered lonely as a cloud"), "To a Butterfly", and many other sonnets, odes, and songs.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

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        Saadi&#39;s &#39;Bostan&#39; (The Orchard) illuminated Persian manuscript

      ca. 18th-19th Century. Hardcover. Good +. Red leather 8vo, np. Illuminated Persian manuscript &#39;Bostan&#39; (The Orchard). 102 leaves with 5 miniatures illuminated in colors and gold. Good to very good with some repairs and reinforcements to margins of several pages, some nicks to the boards. Without flyleafs, which appears original. Saadi is considered one of the greatest Persian poets and philosophers, coparing favorably to Rumi, Hafiz, and Omar Khayam. His two major works, &#39;Bostan&#39; and &#39;Gulistan&#39; were completed in 1257-1259. &#39;Bostan&#39; is a long verse narrative in epic meter containing stories illustrating virtuous behavior for Muslims as well as reflections on the ecstatic life of the dervishes. Price is based on the sale at Bloomsbury in 2010 of a 142-leaf &#39;Bostan&#39; from 1807 with 14 miniatures, for $1800.

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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,

      London: Hafod Press, 1807. First English language edition. leather_bound. Contemporary panelled calf, flat spine, center panel decorations in gilt and dark brown. Very good./No Dust Jacket. 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.

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        Compendio cronologico-critico della storia di Mantova dalla sua fondazione sino ai nostri tempi. Vol. I (-V)

      Agazzi 1807-38, Mantova - 5 voll. rilegati in 3 tomi, pp. XXXII + 368 con un albero genealogico e una cartina topografica del Mantovano f.t. rip.; XII + 356; XIX + (1b) + 264; XXIV + 295 + (1b) con un albero genealogico f.t. più volte rip.; XXIII + 463 + (1b). Legatura in mz. pl. coeva (piatti marmorizzati). Tagli spruzzati blu. Bell'esemplare, completo dei 5 volumi stampati fra il 1807 e il 1838, di questo compendio della storia di Mantova. Raro. ITA

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        Antiquities of Westminster; The Old Palace; St Stephen&#146;s Chapel. Containing One Hundred and Forty-Six Engravings of Topographical Objects, of Which One Hundred and Twenty-Two No Longer Remain. WITH: Sixty-Two Additional Plates.

      London T Bensley. Additional: London, As The Act Directs J.T.Smith. June 9 1807. Additional: n.d. - 2 parts bound in 1,folio 10 3/4 x13 1/2 ins, 270 x 340mm) contemporary calf, rabacked at an early date using the original backstrip, gilt. Title-page, dedication leaf, pp xv (first 2 of which are Smith&#146;s "Advertisement" concerning his dispute with Hawkings), 276, list of plates. 38 plates, mixed media, aquatint (one after Canaletti), etchings and engravings, some of which are sepia and 14 of which are coloured, mostly richly hand-coloured and gilt.The earliest title-page, and including the "stone plate" opposite p.48 " being printed from an engraved stone (the first ever attempted) broke after a certain number were taken off and was necessarily omitted in part of the edition". Lowndes. Abbey, Scenery 210, suggests this might not be absolutely so.Additional: Engraved title-page with arms of Westminster hand coloured and gilt, pp2 list of plates, 64 extra plates, mixed media. 100 plates in all. Internally clean and crisp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Antiquities of Westminster; the Old Palace; St. Stephen&#39;s Chapel Etc Etc

      London: T. Bensley, 1807. [4], xv, [3], 276pp. Full calf, raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, remaining panels and bands with decoration in blind, covers bordered with a wide roll again in blind, a.e.g., stormont pattern marbled endpapers. Re backed with original spine laid on, slightly rubbed to extremities, corners bumped, one or two minor blemishes to covers. Internally some occasional light browning / foxing, but generally quite bright and clean. Lacks half-title. Previous owners armorial bookplate to front pastedown, Henry Edward Bunbury, who according to the ODNB "acquired a fine library". With thirty-seven of thirty-eight (possibly all called for, see below), fourteen of which are hand-coloured. Lacking the copper plate of the internal view of the Painted Chamber (plate fourteen), but does have the earlier lithographic plate of the same view (plate thirteen - which is often absent), Lowndes notes that only &#39;some&#39; of the copies contain a duplicate of the &#39;stone-plate&#39;. Plate thirteen is apparently the earliest example of English lithography as a book illustration (cf. Hunniset and Adams), but it isn&#39;t mentioned by Twyman in &#39;Early Lithographed Books&#39;, Adams notes that &#39;after 300 copies had been printed the stone was spoiled by negligence and the following etching [ie. plate fourteen, the copper-plate] was substituted" (Adams page 217). Abbey Scenery 210; Lowndes 2426 and Adams 98. First Edition. Full Calf. Good+. Folio.

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        Sporting Anecdotes; Original and Select; Including Characteristic Sketches of Eminent Persons Who Have Appeared on the Turf: With an Interesting Selection of the Most Extraordinary Events Which Have Transpired in the Sporting World; ... by An Amateur Sportsman

      [London]: Albion Press Printed, for J. Cundee, [1807]. Second edition (first was 1804), with a preface. A beautiful copy. Octavo.

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        Sices, or Grooms, Leading out Horses/Les Palfreniers ou Sices, Promenant les Cheveaux [Pl. 38]

      London: Edward Orme, 1807-1808. Aquatint engraving, coloured by hand, by H. Merke, after Howitt from an original sketch by Williamson. Very good condition. approximately 15 3/8 x 19 3/8 inches. approximately 17 7/8 x 22 1/2 inches. For the British colonists living in India during the nineteenth-century, modest bungalows situated on plantations became the equivalent of a country estate in England. As pictured in this fine image from Williamson&#39;s &#39;Oriental Field Sports&#39;, these &#39;estates&#39; frequently included stables, which were usually maintained by local servants. Horses were often used in hunting and various other recreational pursuits. One of the finest and most detailed works on Indian Sport and wildlife, these images exemplify not only the native flora and fauna, but capture the excitement of the hunt and provide "a faithful representation of [the] picturesque country, together with the manners and customs of both the native and European inhabitants". (Prideaux) Captain Thomas Williamson, a British officer of the East India Company, served in Bengal for 20 years. An accomplished amateur artist, his sketches were then worked up into drawings by Samuel Howitt and engraved for publication. Samuel Howitt, artist and sportsman, was largely self-taught in his profession, though he belonged to the artistic circles of the day. He is considered by some critics to be second only to Stubbs in the ranks of British animal painters. He is well-known for his sporting scenes of racing and hunting and for scenes depicting both conventional and exotic animals like the rhinoceros, tiger, leopard, bear, deer and buffalo. Cf. Abbey Travel 427; cf. Mellon 88; cf. Nissen BBI 4416; cf. Prideaux, p. 282; cf. Schwerdt II, pp.297-298; cf. Tooley 508.

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        The Ambulator: Or, A Pocket Companion in a Tour Round London, Within the Circuit of Twenty-five Miles: Describing Whatever is Remarkable for Antiquity, Grandeur, Elegance, or Rural Beauty. Including Catalogues of Pictures; and Illustrated .Tenth Edition

      Scatrcherd and Letterman / R. Philllips, London 1807 - Multi-fold hand-colored map of London and environs; title, advertisement; directions for placing of plates; preface, 2 pp; alphabetical list of the nobility and gentry, 7 pp; a list of the stage coaches etc., 7 pp; 336 pp. with all 16 plates. Complete, pages age-toned but unworn and undamaged. Recently rebacked to style in leather with original leather spine, gilt and with black morocco spine label, laid down over the new backing; original leather-covered boards. A solid and clean example, hinges tight, no names or marks. Map with horizontal 3" closed tear at spine edge, no losses, also a 3/4" marginal tear at bottom outside of the printed area, nice coloring, very clean, no repairs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Travels on an inland voyage through the states of New-York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee : performed in the years 1807 and 1808 : including a tour of nearly six thousand miles

      Printed by Isaac Riley 2 volumes in one: xviii+[1]+207 pages with frontispiece portrait, 4 maps and 1 plan in photocopy; viii+224 pages with 2 plates (original). Octavo (8 1/2" x5 1/4") bound in original full leather with gilt stamping to spine. (Howes: 204) First edition.Christian Schultz was a native American who traveled through part of Ohio and Illinois country, visiting Shawneetown, Fort de Chartres, Cahokia and other places in the fall of 1807, part of the territory Thomas Ashe had covered in 1806. Schultz's book, which was published from a series of letters, was the direct result of having read Ashe's Travels in America. Schultz felt that Ashe should be answered by someone who could defend his country against Ashe's verbal attack. it is a long work and important to any student of Anglo-American literary relations.

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        CORINNE OU L'ITALIE.

      - Paris, Librairie Stéréotipe chez Nicolle, 1807, in-8, deux volumes. Reliure en demi basane marron à petit coins. Édition originale (Quérard, IX, 251). Reliure frottée, sinon bon exemplaire, envoi de photographies sur demande. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Horse Racing. La Course de Chevaux

      London: Edward Orme, 1 January 1807. Aquatint engraving, coloured by hand, by James Godby and Henri Merke (watermark: &#39;J. Whatman 1805&#39;). 12 x 17 3/8 inches. 17 1/2 x 22 1/8 inches. A fine image from &#39;Orme&#39;s Collection of British Field Sports&#39;: "the finest and most important sporting book of the last two centuries" (Schwerdt) Samuel Howitt, "genius, artist, sportsman", concentrated his considerable artistic talents on picturing scenes of horse-racing and hunting in all its aspects. Born in Nottinghamshire, England, Howitt was largely self-taught ,"although he must have been helped by his companions George Morland, Rowlandson and John Raphael Smith. Howitt&#39;s watercolours of hunting, shooting and racing have delightful spontaneity. An enthusiastic sportsman himself, he had sufficient family money to paint at first only for his own and his friends pleasure. However, this fortune was quickly dissipated and Howitt moved to London... [He made a living], partly by etching at which he was extremely skilled. As an artist he was prolific, more than 150 of his designs were published in The Sporting Magazine. He illustrated Beckford&#39;s Thoughts on Hunting, and other books, including Orme&#39;s Collection of British Field Sports... The light touch of his pen, the delicacy of his brushwork and his experience of field sports ensured all that he drew was animated and accurate." (Charles Lane British Racing Prints pp.132-133). Cf. Abbey Scenery 14; Lane British Sporting Prints p.133; Mellon British Sporting and Animal Drawings p.106; Siltzer p.164; cf. Schwerdt II, p.53; Siltzer p.164; cf.Tooley 273.

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