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        The Harp of Erin, containing the Poetical Works of the late Thomas Dermody. In Two Volumes.

      Richard Phillips 1807 - Two volumes. London: Richard Phillips, 1807. First Edition. xvi,287,[1]; vii,[i],312pp. §The sole collected edition of the verse of this hard-drinking Irish poet who died in extreme poverty in London. A very good set neatly bound in full contemporary pigskin, gilt lettering, gilt and blind decoration, double contrasting labels, marbled edges. Spines attractively toned to a darker shade. Original ribbon markers preserved. A well-preserved and handsome set, (**PLEASE READ CAREFULLY** - This is a heavy/overweight two volume set, therefore additional postage will be charged - please contact us for a prior shipping quote and further information). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: JAMES HAWKES]
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        The New American Practical Navigator: being an Epitome of Navigation; containing all the table necessary to be used with the Nautical Almanac, in determining the latitude; and the longitude by lunar observations; and keeping a complete reckoning at sea. illustrated by proper rules and examples. the whole exemplified in a Journal kept from Boston to Madeira, in which all the rules of navigation are introduced. also, the demonstration of the most useful rules of trigonometry: with many problems in mensuration, surveying and gauging: and a Dictionary of Sea Terms; with the manner of performing the most common Evolutions at Sea. to which are added, some general instructions and information to Merchants, Masters of Vessels and others, concerned

      Newburyport Mass. printed by Edmund M. Blunt July 1807 - 8vo. ppxiv, 15-312, 313-612 [tables], 613-679 (advert page to reverse). in a full plain leather binding, ruled in gilt to the spine, lacking most of spine title-label. light browning throughout, with heavier browning and foxing to plates. front free end-paper loose, and with two small holes. the workman-like binding is well rubbed, but sound, with a little loss at spine head, and light cracking to upper joint. complete with the folding chart of the Atlantic Ocean, heavily browned and a little ragged at the edge, and nine other plates. Also bound in at the front is an extra plate depicting and describing the Signals for Vessels entering the port of Newburyport, published by Edmund Blunt in June 1807 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: McLaren Books Ltd., ABA, PBFA, ILAB]
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        Corinne ou l'Italie EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: S.n. Imprimerie des annales des arts et manufactures., 1807. Fine. S.n. Imprimerie des annales des arts et manufactures., Paris 1807, in 8 (11x18cm), (4) 511pp. (1bc) et 429pp. (1bc) (1) (1bc)., 2 Vol. brochés. - First Edition. Rare. 3 editions published in 1807 in a Paris Nicolle 3 Vol. 12 in a second home in London Peltier, and this without publisher's name which is the true original. Rare. Absent the BN of France and the French catalogs. Most copies are held in England in 1807 but are not the original, referenced in Birmingham and Oxford, with a note: "First edition passes, quite wrongly, to a German infringement or other 'Lonchamp FC. The printed work of Madame Germaine de Staël. Paperback covered with a beige paper. Corinne is the story of a thwarted passion that confront conflicting laws of desire and society, but it is also a novel thought, foreshadowing Romanticism (the word is Madame de Staël), which will be admired by Chateaubriand, Stendhal and Benjamin Constant. Germaine de Stael has drawn much in his own life, his impressions and memories to write this story of a loving soul aesthetic, a strong woman, a victim of social constraints preventing affirm and exercise his personality and desires. This theme will be taken up later by George Sand. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Rare. 3 éditions ont paru en 1807, une chez Nicolle à Paris en 3 Vol. in 12, une seconde à Londres chez Peltier, et celle-ci sans nom d'éditeur qui est la véritable originale. Rare. Absent à la BN de France et dans les catalogues français. La plupart des exemplaires détenus en Angleterre sont de 1807 mais ne sont pas l'originale, repérée à Birmingham et à Oxford, avec une note : « Édition originale qui passe, bien à tort, pour une contrefaçon allemande ou autre. 'Lonchamp, F.C. L'oeuvre imprimée de madame Germaine de Staël. Brochés, recouvert d'un papier beige. Corinne est l'histoire d'une passion contrariée où s'affrontent les lois contradictoires du désir et de la société, mais c'est aussi un roman de réflexion, préfigurant le Romantisme (le mot est de madame de Staël), et qui sera admiré de Chateaubriand, Stendhal ou Benjamin Constant. Germaine de Staël a beaucoup puisé dans sa propre vie, ses impressions et ses souvenirs pour écrire cette histoire d'une âme éprise d'esthétique, d'une femme forte, d'une victime des contraintes sociales l'empêchant d'affirmer et d'exercer sa personnalité et ses désirs. Cette thématique sera reprise plus tard par George Sand.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Arte de cocina, pastelería, vizcochería y conservería. Compuesto por. Cocinero Mayor del Rey.

      Barcelona, Juan Francisco Piferrer 1807 - 8º (16 x 10,3 cm.) 5 h. inc. anteport. y port., 465 p., 7 h. sin num. de índice. Pergamino de época, restaurado, guardas renovadas. “ El texto de Montiño se publicó en Madrid en 1611, y las reimpresiones serán continuas durante todo el siglo XVII y buen aparte del XVIII. Es con diferencia el mejor y mayor monumento a la cocina barroca española. Montiño escribe su texto espoleado por el libro de Granado, al que trata despectivamente. Montiño tiene razón. Granado no solo tomas las recetas de Nola, a quien jamás citó, sino que el grueso de la obra lo copia literalmente de Bartolomeo Scappi, cocinero secreto del papa Pío V que había publicado su obra en Venecia en 1570, y a quien tampoco cita ” [Santiago Gómez Laguna, Los libros de cocina en España: siglos XVI y XVII]. Palau, 155378. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Delirium Books · Susana Bardón]
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        Merklicher Einfluß Portugiesischer und Spanischer Juden, Chaldäer und Hebräer, in Begleitung phönizischer Seefahrer, auf den Anbau Hibernienes und des langen Strichs der schottischen Matroseninseln auf die feinere Bildung des Barden Ossian, und auf die älteste, ursprünglich sehr fromme, ächt-schottische Freymaurerey. (Mit dem Vortitel:) Einfluß frommer Juden und ihrer Harfe auf den Geist roher Nationen, insonderheit auf Ossians Bardenlieder, den Matrosengesang und die zum Schöpfer den Geist emporhebende Schottische Freymaurerey

      Leipzig, Crusius 1807.. XIV, 452 S. HLdr. d. Zt. mit Rückenschild. ADB XXXIX, 597; Kloss 1965b; Wolfstieg 35733: "Selten". - Gering berieben.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        ESSAI SUR LES JARDINS. Suivi Du Plan De La Presqu'Ile Perrache, Située Au Midi De La Ville Lyon, Traitée En Jardin Pour Accompagner Le Palais Ordonné Par Sa Majesté Impériale Et Royale Dans Cet Emplacement.

      Lyon: Chez Reymann: , 1807. Lyon: Chez Reymann 1807. First edition. The author was a garden architect and engineer from Grenôble and Lyon. His "Essay On Gardens" begins with a general discussion of contemporary European garden design, including observations drawn from visits to gardens in Germany, England and France, followed by reflections on garden design in general (especially the jardin anglais) and specific recommendations for the layout and planting of gardens and parks. The second section of the book presents the author's plans for the Imperial gardens to be built next to the planned Napoleonic palace on the peninsula between the banks of the Saône and Rhône near the center of Lyon. The folding engraved plan for this project shows an extensive landscape garden in the "style anglais" to the south of the palace and a smaller and more formal area to the north. Ganay 164. 8vo (21 x 13.5 cm); viii + 119 pp. + folding plan. Bound in older glazed boards and glazed cloth spine; inked title lettering on upper cover; some scattered foxing, mostly to upper margins.

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        The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England

      Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1807. Three volumes in six - Volume One - [2], xxxvii, [1], 446pp; Volume Two - [5], 450-1127pp, [1]; Volume Three - [4], ix, [1], 698pp; Volume Four - [5], 700-1131pp, [1]; Volume Five - [4], xxi, [1], 550pp and Volume Six - [5], 552-1171pp, [81], 2pp. Uniform, slightly later, straight grain morocco, raised bands, spines in six panels, author and title in gilt to second panel, volume and part number to fourth, remaining panels with oval central device, covers with thick and thin double fillet border surrounding an interlaced greek key and dot roll, single fillet to edges, roll to inner edges, a.e.g., shell pattern marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed to extremities, outer joints a little rubbed, especially to volumes two and three, corners slightly bumped. Internally a hint of browning to text, scuff to fore-edge margin with small amount of loss (not affecting text) to the last leaf of index in volume six, otherwise quite bright and clean. Large paper copy of Clarendon's classic in an attractive binding. Reprint. Full Morocco. Good+. 4to.

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

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

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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. First edition. With map and 20 aquatints. xvi, 468 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Contemporary tree calf. In modern presentation cloth box. Carr, Sir John. First edition. With map and 20 aquatints. xvi, 468 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Inscribed by Adenauer. 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.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        VUES DES TUILERIES (cover title).

      (Paris: chez Bance l'Ainé) n.d. ca.: , 1807. A rare suite of eight aquatint views of the gardens of the Tuileries at the beginning of the nineteenth century. They are as follows: Vue du Grand Bassin prise derrière la Statue de L'Automne; Bosquet des Lutteurs ; Méléagre, Allée des Orangers; Bosquet du Centaure Chiron; Palais des Tuileries a l'Entrée de l'Allée des Orangers; Apollon et Daphné; Vue prise près du grand Bassin; Escalier du Milieu de la Terrasse du cote de la Rivière. In addition to structures, large trees, edifices and ornaments, including sculpture, there are people, including children, in contemporary dress and, occasionally, animals, enlivening each scene. The two copies in CCFR are described as "8 estampes aquatint" and the BNF notes that the publication date is arrived at from the dates when the illustrated statues were known to have been present in the gardens. Rare as a complete set; OCLC records only one copy (Dumbarton Oaks).Eight aquatint engravings, numbers engraved, excepting numbers 2 and 5, impressions measure 24 cm by 19 cm; bound together on stubs Later binding of half-cloth, marbled paper over boards with gilt tooled leather title piece on upper covers, title printed in black on spine; marbled endpapers with two ex-libris; plate 2 is trimmed 1 cm shorter than the other plates, but still displays its title, while its plate number is pencilled rather than printed; this plate also has the faintest water stain on lower margin, not affecting image; plate 5 is also numbered in pencil; the paper of several plates is darkened or soiled, but this has not affected the clarity of the impressions.

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        Some Account of the Public Life, and a Selection from the Unpublished Writings, of the Earl of Macartney. The Latter Consisting of Extracts from an Account of the Russian Empire, a Sketch of the Political History of Ireland, and a Journal of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China. With an Appendix to Each Volume, I-II. [TWO VOLUMES].

      London, T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1807.. Two volumes. Quarto. Pp. xii, 608; 531. Plus portrait frontispiece, engraved by L. Schiavonetti after H. Edridge which is very foxed due to paper quality, affecting adjoining leaves. Hardcover, uniformly bound in contemporary half blonde calf extra, marbled boards, blind ruled sides, spine with raised bands decoratively tooled in gilt, blind embossed compartments, 2 dark-green gilt lettering-pieces in remaining compartments, "London 1807" gilt-stamped at foot of each spine, bit discoloured, extremities bit rubbed, chafed, ownership signature. A fine, wide-margined set. ~ First edition. Important work for its account of Macartney's embassy to China. Lust, 501; Cordier BS, 2391. ~ Provenance: from the private library of Stafford H. Northcote, with his attractive engraved armorial bookplate "Christi crux est mea lux" ("The cross of Christ is my light") to each volume. Sir Stafford Henry Northcote (1818-1887), 1st Earl of Iddesleigh, was Secretary of State for India (1867), Chancellor of the Exchequer (1874-1880), and British Foreign Secretary (1886). His(?) bookmark, silken red, hand embroidered with the word "Faith", is loosely inserted in volume II. ~ TO THIS IS ADDED: Loosely inserted in this copy are 2 engraved prints, apparently collected by Northcote. These are as follows: I. "View of the City of Batavia, with a Distant View of the Mountain Overhanging the Valley of the Upas, or Poison Tree. (From Authenticated Documents.)" Oblong, 200 x 260mm. Engraved by T. Dixon, after W. M. Craig, published by H. Fisher, London, 1826. II. "Sir James Brooke. (Raja of Sarawak.) From a Photograph taken expressly for the Work by Herbert Watkins." Portrait, 245 x 170mm. Stipple engraved by W. Edwards, published by James S. Virtue, London, undated. Both prints are in fine condition..

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        Poems In Two Volumes

      London: Longman, Hurst, Ress and Orme. 1807, 1807. First edition. Two volumes. 12mo. Bound in beautiful full tree calf recently professionally respined by Trevor Lloyd Bindery, with green and red title labels and gilt lyre decorations to spine compartments. A strong and attractive binding. Internally clean and bright. With half titles and with the errata leaf bound in at the end of Volume I (rather than immediately after the contents pages). Whilst not his grandest or most ambitious publication, the majority of Wordsworth's most popular and memorable verses are in this collection, including the inescapable "I wandered, lonely as a cloud..." A beautiful copy of one of the cornerstones of British Romanticism.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Traite des arbres Fruitiers. Nouvelle edition, augmentee d'un grand nombre d'especes de fruits obtenus des progress de la culture, par A. Poiteau et P. J. F. Turpin]. 2 Bde. (von 6 Bdn.) in 1 Bd. Mit 126 kolor. Farbstich-Tafeln.

      [Paris u Strasbourg F-G Levrault] ()-[ca 1812] 1807 - XXII S. (Vorrede), 161 Bll. (Tafel-Beschreib.). Folio (32 x 46 cm; Gewicht: 7,5 kg.). HLdr. d. zweiten Hälfte des 19. Jh. mit goldgepräg. RTitel und reicher RVergoldung sowie farb. marmor. Schnitt. Great Flower Books, S. 93 ("jewel-like prints", mit Abb.). - Dunthorne Nr. 101, S. 141f ("One of the finest and rarest books on fruit", mit Abb.). - Nissen BBI 551. - Brunet, II 871. - Enthält die Lieferungen des 1. und große Teile des 2. Bandes (von 6 Bdn.) mit der Vorrede, den beschreibenden Text und den in der Platte numerierten Farbstichen Nr. 1-124; das Gesamtwerk umfaßt 422 Tafeln. - Ohne Titelblatt gebunden, es fehlten 2 Farbstiche (Nr. 52: "Épine-Vinette a fruit Blanc" u. 115: "Bon-Chrétien panaché"). Vier Plattennummern doppelt vergeben (27, 88, 92 u. 109, ergibt zus. 8 Farbstiche). - Eine der großartigsten Werke sowie prächtigsten und seltensten Bücher über Obstsorten und Früchte. Der "Traité" ist keine einfache Neuauflage von Duhamel du Monceau's Arbeit aus dem Jahre 1768, sondern sollte als ein völlig unabhängiges Werk ab 1807 in 72 Lieferungen bis 1835 erscheinen. Dieses Buch folgt dem Stil der großen botanischen französischen Werke des späten achtzehnten Jahrhunderts und ist vielleicht das größte Opus, das je über Obst verlegt wurde. Die Farbstiche zeigen in brillantestem Kolorit u.a. Äpfel, Birnen, Mandeln, Nektarinen, Pfirsiche, Kirschen, Pflaumen, Weintrauben, Himbeeren und Erdbeeren. Sie wurden von dem berühmten Farbdrucker Langlois nach Aquarellen von Antoine Poiteau und Pierre-Jean-François Turpin gedruckt. Poiteau und Turpin waren hervorragende Künstler, die im Stil von Pierre-Joseph Redouté arbeiteten, wobei Poiteau Schüler von Redouté war. Die Kupfer wurden in Punktiermanier erstellt, farbig gedruckt und durch Handkolorit abgeschlossen. "Pierre Turpin's watercolor was etched in stripple by Bouquet, and printed in five colors à la poupée at the press of Langlois" [and] "retouched by hand" (siehe Great Flower Books). - Ein Vergleich mit vorliegender Tafel 104 "Abricot-Pêchet" und der bei Great Flower Books ebenso ganzseitig farbig abgebildeten Tafel, zeigt bei unserer Tafel feinere Details des Handkolorits im Zweig der Frucht. - 1846 wurden die Tafeln in der "Pomologie francaise" wieder abgedruckt, dort erhielten sie eine andere Anordnung, wobei "der Name Turpins auf den von ihm herrührenden Tafeln entfernt" wurde (siehe Nissen) und sich Poiteau als alleiniger Autor nannte. - Der schöne goldgepräg. Halbleder-Einband stammt von dem Buchbinder "Louis [Paul August] Meincke Buchbinder in Lübeck" (Blindprägestempel auf dem hint. Vorsatzblatt), der in der zweiten Hälfte es 19. Jh. in der Weberstraße 712 seine Werkstatt hatte (Lüb. Adreß-Buch 1879). - Sehr gut erhaltene, breitrandige Folge mit den ersten 126 Farbkupfern in makelloser Erhaltung, die im "Great Flower Books" als "jewel-like prints" bezeichnet werden, eingebunden im prächtigen Halbledereinband des 19. Jh. - ENGLISH TRANSLATION: Great Flower Books., p. 93 ("jewel-like prints" with a reprint). - Dunthorne Nr. 101, p. 141f ("one of the finest and rarest books on fruit", with a reprint). - Nissen BB1 551. - Brunet, II 871. - It has the instalments of Vol. 1 and the majority of the instalments of Vol. 2 (from 6 vols.) with the preface, the description and the coloured copperplate engravings, all on the plate numbering 1 to 124; the complete work encompasses 422 plates. - Bound without the title page, two copper prints are missing (No. 52: "Épine-Vinette a fruit Blanc" and No. 115: "Bon-Chrétien panaché"). Four plate numbers have twice been allocated (27, 88, 92 and 109, together eight colour plates). - This is one of the most magnificent works as well as one of the most splendid and rarest books on the different kinds of fruit. The "Traité" is not just a new edition by Duhamel du Monceau's work during the year 1768; on the contrary, it was to be published as a completely independent work from 1807 onwards in 72 instalments until 1835. This book followed the sty [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ARNO ADLER - Buchhandlung u. Antiquariat]
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        Atlas pour servir au tableau de l'Espagne moderne

      Paris Tourneisen fils 1807 - Bourgoing, Jean Francois (1748-1811). "Atlas pour servir au tableau de l'Espagne moderne". Paris: Tourneisen fils, 1807. 4to. (4) pp. and XXVIII copper plates (6 of them folded). Orig. brochure. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Krenek]
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        Bilderbuch für Kinder

      Weimar, Landes-Industrie-Comptoir, 1807.. enthaltend eine angenehme Sammlung von Tieren, Pflanzen, Blumen, Früchten, Mineralien, Trachten und allerhand anderen unterrichtenden Gegenständen aus dem Reich der Natur, der Künste und Wissenschaften; alle nach den besten Originalen gewählt, gestochen und mit einer kurzen wissenschaftlichen, und den Verstandes-Kräften eines Kindes angemessenen Erklärung begleitet. Band 6 apart. Mit sehr zahlreichen Abbildungen auf 100 altkolorierten, gestochenen Tafeln auf grünlichem Papier. 25/21,5 cm. 4 S., 100 Tafeln, dazwischen 287 ungez. Bl. mit Erläuterungen, 4 S. Inhaltsverzeichnis. Einfacher Pappband der Zeit mit schwarzem Kleisterpapierbezug. Farbschnitt. Rücken vor einiger Zeit erneuert (ebenfalls mit passendem schwarzem Kleisterpapierbezug. Reste vom alten Bezug auf den Rücken montiert. Textblätter z.T. gering gebräunt, vereinzelt mal ein Stockfleckchen, vereinzelt mal mit leichter Knitterspur, angedeuteten Eselsohren, oder minimalen Randbeschädigungen. 2 Tafeln mit Einriss bzw. Einschnitt im Rand außerhalb der Darstellung.. Erste Ausgabe. * Das monumentale Werk erschien zwischen 1790 und 1830 in 12 Bänden und 1185 Tafeln. Hier nur der 6. Band apart!!! Neben den herrlichen altkolorierten Blumen und Tierdarstellungen enthält der Band auch einige Stadtansichten, Genre-Darstellungen, Technik-Abbildungen (Degens's Flugmaschine) u.a. Text deutsch, englisch und französisch. Prachtwerk.

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        The Harp of Erin, containing the Poetical Works of the late Thomas Dermody In Two Volumes

      London: Richard Phillips, 1807. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good +. Two volumes. London: Richard Phillips, 1807. First Edition. xvi,287,[1]; vii,[i],312pp. §The sole collected edition of the verse of this hard-drinking Irish poet who died in extreme poverty in London. A very good set neatly bound in contemporary full pigskin, gilt lettering, gilt and blind decoration, double contrasting labels, marbled edges. Spines attractively toned to a darker shade. Original ribbon markers preserved. A well-preserved and handsome set,. (**PLEASE READ CAREFULLY** - This is a heavy/overweight two volume set, therefore additional postage will be charged - please contact us for a prior shipping quote and further information).

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        Some Account of the Public Life, and a Selection from the Unpublished Writings, of the Earl of Macartney. The Latter Consisting of Extracts from an Account of the Russian Empire, a Sketch of the Political History of Ireland, and a Journal of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China. With an Appendix to Each Volume, I-II. [TWO VOLUMES]

      London, T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1807.. Two volumes. Quarto. Pp. xii, 608; 531. Plus portrait frontispiece, engraved by L. Schiavonetti after H. Edridge which is very foxed due to paper quality, affecting adjoining leaves. Hardcover, uniformly bound in contemporary half blonde calf extra, marbled boards, blind ruled sides, spine with raised bands decoratively tooled in gilt, blind embossed compartments, 2 dark-green gilt lettering-pieces in remaining compartments, ?London 1807? gilt-stamped at foot of each spine, bit discoloured, extremities bit rubbed, chafed, ownership signature. A fine, wide-margined set. ~ First edition. Important work for its account of Macartney's embassy to China. Lust, 501; Cordier BS, 2391. ~ Provenance: from the private library of Stafford H. Northcote, with his attractive engraved armorial bookplate ?Christi crux est mea lux? (?The cross of Christ is my light?) to each volume. Sir Stafford Henry Northcote (1818-1887), 1st Earl of Iddesleigh, was Secretary of State for India (1867), Chancellor of the Exchequer (1874-1880), and British Foreign Secretary (1886). His(?) bookmark, silken red, hand embroidered with the word ?Faith?, is loosely inserted in volume II. ~ TO THIS IS ADDED: Loosely inserted in this copy are 2 engraved prints, apparently collected by Northcote. These are as follows: I. ?View of the City of Batavia, with a Distant View of the Mountain Overhanging the Valley of the Upas, or Poison Tree. (From Authenticated Documents.)? Oblong, 200 x 260mm. Engraved by T. Dixon, after W. M. Craig, published by H. Fisher, London, 1826. II. ?Sir James Brooke. (Raja of Sarawak.) From a Photograph taken expressly for the Work by Herbert Watkins.? Portrait, 245 x 170mm. Stipple engraved by W. Edwards, published by James S. Virtue, London, undated. Both prints are in fine condition.

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        A Journal of the Voyages and Travels of a Corps of Discovery, Under the Command of Capt. Lewis and Capt. Clarke

      Pittsburgh: Zadok Cramer. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST PUBLISHED ACCOUNT OF THE LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION: "One of the essential books for an Americana collection" (Streeter). "The sergeants were all encouraged to keep journals, and Gass was diligent in writing his ? He reported events as they occurred and provided descriptions of the scenery and the Indian nations the corps met along the journey ? It was Gass who depicted the bitterroot mountains as 'the most terrible mountains I've ever beheld,' a quote widely used in books on the expedition" (Woodger and Toropov).The "journal which he kept was one of the chief sources of the expedition and was published in 1807, seven years before the journals of Lewis and Clark. Within five years after its first publication ? it was republished three times in the United States and printed also in London and Paris" (Hebard).Gass "became one of the best-known members of the expedition for several reasons: his key role as sergeant brought his name up frequently in the journals of Lewis and Clark; his account was the first to be published; he was the first to have a biography written about him; and finally, he outlived the other members of the Corps of Discovery by decades" (Wagner-Camp)."The first printing of a journal by a member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition" (Literature of the Lewis and Clark Expedition 3.1). "One of the essential books for an Americana collection" (Streeter sale V:3120). Graff 1516; Howes G77; Sabin 26741; Wagner-Camp 6:1.Pittsburgh: Zadok Cramer for David M'Keehan, 1807. 12mo, early sheep over original marbled boards; custom box. Handsome owner inscription (from 1816) on front free endpaper and owner's signatures on rear free endpaper and pastedown. Toning to text (as always); occasional dampstaining, mostly marginal. Boards with some scuffing and worn edges. Hole (likely paper flaw) to margin of leaf 229/230, not affecting text. A rare copy in original boards of a landmark in American history.

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        The History of The Decline and Fall of The Roman Empire

      London: for many, 1807. NEW EDITION. 12 vols., 8-5/8" x 5-1/2", engraved frontis in volume 1, fold-out plates. Bound in full speckled calf, neatly rebacked at an earlier date, gilt decorated spines, gilt lettered light and dark brown morocco spine labels, hinges fine, head and foot of spines fine.

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        A Complete Dictionary of Practical Gardening:

      London: for George Kearsley, by R. Taylor and Co,, 1807. comprehending all the Modern Improvements in the Art; whether in the Raising of the Various Esculent Vegetables, or in the Forcing and Managing of different Sorts of Fruits and Plants, and that of Laying out, Ornamenting, and Planting Gardens and Pleasure Grounds: with Correct Engravings of the necessary apparatus, in building and other contrivances, as well of the more rare and curious plants cultivated for ornament or variety: from the Original Drawings by Sydenham Edwards. By Alexander McDonald, Gardener [pseud]. In two volumes. 2 volumes, quarto (265 × 207 mm). Handsomely bound in contemporary red straight-grain morocco; spine divided into six compartments by raised bands, gilt-lettered in two, others richly gilt; sides with wide border of a gilt French fillet enclosing a gilt roll of intersecting drawer-handles and palmettes, turn-ins gilt with a zig-zag roll, buff endpapers, all edges gilt. 61 contemporary hand-coloured plates of flowers engraved by F. Sansom after Sydenham Edwards and 13 uncoloured plates of garden buildings and implements, in all 74 plates. Early 20th-century bookplate of Gerard Leigh of Thorpe Satchville Hall to both pastedowns; neat early ownership inscription to each front free endpaper. Extremities rubbed, Vol. I with small ballpoint scribble on initial blank and tiny loss to top corner of Plate 2 not affecting image, some offsetting to pages facing coloured plates, as often with this title. An excellent copy attractively bound. First edition with fine hand-coloured botanical plates by Sydenham Teast Edwards (1768?-1819). Edwards's early work appeared in William Curtis's prestigious Botanical Magazine. In 1804, he was elected a fellow of the Linnean Society. He also contributed to the Flora Londinensis among other publications, and his work is considered among the best scientific illustrations of the day. His plates from this work were reprinted in The New Botanic Garden, 1812.

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        A NARRATIVE OF THE OPERATIONS OF A SMALL BRITISH FORCE, UNDER THE COMMAND OF BRIGADIER-GENERAL SIR SAMUEL AUCHMUTY, EMPLOYED IN THE REDUCTION OF MONTE VIDEO, ON THE RIVER PLATE, A.D. 1807. By a Field Officer on the Staff. Illustrated with a Plan of the Operations

      London: Printed for John Joseph Stockdale, 1807.. 60pp. plus one engraved plan. Quarto. Original boards, with letterpress title on front cover and publisher's advertisement on rear cover, rebacked and recornered. Some soiling on cover, inner hinges reinforced. Light offsetting of plan onto titlepage, otherwise clean internally. Very good. In a cloth slipcase. An anonymous account by a field officer, now attributed to John Goulston Price Tucker, of Samuel Auchmuty's capture of Montevideo in 1807. This attack was one of a series of British incursions in South America in the beginning of the 19th century. Auchmuty's original mission was to retake Buenos Aires, which had briefly been under British control. As this was not possible, he chose instead to attack nearby Montevideo, which was strongly fortified, but much smaller than Buenos Aires. The work includes the narrative of the operations and the text of Auchmuty's general order declaring victory. An appendix records Auchmuty's own version of the events, names of British wounded and killed, prizes taken at Montevideo, and related proceedings in Parliament. The engraved plan shows the geographic region, with British troop movements delineated. SABIN 51819. ALBERICH 1248.

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        The Principle of Population. Or; A view of its past and present effect on Human Happiness

      London, J. Johnson. 1807, 1807. The Fourth Edition. Two volumes. 8vo. 580pp, 484pp + 58pp Index. Bound in twentieth century full speckled calf, with red and black title labels, gilt centre tool to compartments. Speckled edges. Top edge stained black. Internally clean and bright with occasional very light spotting. "Malthus (1766-1834) was one of the founders of modern economics. His Essay was originally the product of a discussion with his father on the perfectibility of society. Malthus senior was a supporter of the utopian views of Godwin and others, but recognised the force of his son's refutation of these views, and urged him to publish. Thus, the first edition was essentially a fighting tract, but later editions were considerably altered and grew bulkier as Malthus defended his views against a host of critics. The Malthusian theory of population came at the right time to harden the existing feeling against the Poor Laws and Malthus was a leading spirit behind the Poor Law Amendment Act of 1834." PMM.

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        Rerum geographicarum libri XVII graece et latine [..]. Annotationes, e tabulas geographicas adjecit Thomas Falconer [..], subjiciuntur chrestomathie graece et latine. Tom. I [ - II].

      e Typographeo Clarendoniano 1807 2 volumi in - folio imperiale (cm. 44), buone e solide legature coeve in m. pelle e angoli con titolo, filetti e fregi ai dorsi (antica etichetta applicata), piatti marmorizzati; pp. [4], VIII, 24, 643, [1 b.]; [4], 645 - 1333, [81], 4 in ottimo stato, ad ampi margini e in barbe, testo su due colonne (latino e greco), fregi e qualche silografia n.t., con 1 tavola in rame in antiporta f.t. e tutte le 17 grandi carte geografiche in rame ripiegate f.t. (tra gli incisori Guillaume de la Haye e Thomas Conder). Prima edizione del famigerato e raro Strabone d'Oxford, monumentale pubblicazione curata dal Falconer (1772 - 1839) che collazionò molteplici edizioni antiche in un lavoro di enorme erudizione già iniziato anni prima dallo zio omonimo (1738 - 1792) allo scopo di editare un capolavoro. Paradossalmente l'Edinb. Review e il Class. Journal criticarono l'officina clarendoniana per gli errori tipografici [Graesse VI, 506]. Cfr. Hoffmann III, 455; Dibdin II, 435. Ottimo esemplare.

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        Naturgeschichte der Stubenthiere oder Anleitung zur Kenntniß, Wartung und zum Fang derjenigen in- und ausländischen Vögel, welche man in der Stube halten kann Erster Band: Die Stubenvögel - Zweiter Band: Stuben-Säugethiere, Amphibien, Fische, Insecten und Würmer

      Gotha, Ettinger 1807 (Bd. 2) und 1812.. 2 Bände. Dritte vermehrte und verb. Auflage. Mit gest. Titel mit kolor. Vign. (Bd. 2; ein rauchendes Äffchen!) und gest. kolor. Titelvignette (Bd. 1). Mit 15 kolor. Kupfern mit Vogeldarstellungen zu Bd. 1. XXVI, 764 S., 1 gefalt. Tabelle; XIV, 368 S. Marmorierte Pappbde. d. Zt. mit Rückenschild. Lindner 117.03; Nissen 83; Wood 227: " Famous treatise on cage-birds". - Komplett mit Reihentitel und den gest. Titel relativ selten; der 2. Band, der eine unillustierte und auch etwas unambitionierte Fortsetzung zu den erfolgreichen "Vögeln" darstellt, uniform gebunden und so nicht häufig anzutreffen. - Gering berieben, tls. etwas stockfleckig. Die hübschen Tafeln sauber und in schönem Kolorit!

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        Naturgeschichte der Stubenthiere oder Anleitung zur Kenntniß, Wartung und zum Fang derjenigen in- und ausländischen Vögel, welche man in der Stube halten kann. Erster Band: Die Stubenvögel. - Zweiter Band: Stuben-Säugethiere, Amphibien, Fische, Insecten und Würmer.

      Gotha, Ettinger 1807 (Bd. 2) und 1812.. 2 Bände. Dritte vermehrte und verb. Auflage. Mit gest. Titel mit kolor. Vign. (Bd. 2; ein rauchendes Äffchen!) und gest. kolor. Titelvignette (Bd. 1). Mit 15 kolor. Kupfern mit Vogeldarstellungen zu Bd. 1. XXVI, 764 S., 1 gefalt. Tabelle; XIV, 368 S. Marmorierte Pappbde. d. Zt. mit Rückenschild.. Lindner 117.03; Nissen 83; Wood 227: " Famous treatise on cage-birds". - Komplett mit Reihentitel und den gest. Titel relativ selten; der 2. Band, der eine unillustierte und auch etwas unambitionierte Fortsetzung zu den erfolgreichen "Vögeln" darstellt, uniform gebunden und so nicht häufig anzutreffen. - Gering berieben, tls. etwas stockfleckig. Die hübschen Tafeln sauber und in schönem Kolorit!

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        Die Theorie der Parallellinien nebst dem Vorschlage ihrer Verbannung aus der Geometrie.Jena & Leipzig: Christian Ernst Gabler, 1807.

      First edition, first 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" (<i>DSB</i>).<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 present issue, the title page carries the date 1807 and a comma follows the word 'Parallellinien'; in the second issue, the title page is dated 1808 and is without the comma. We know of 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 (mentioning only the 1807 issue); D. M. Y. Sommerville, <i>Bibliography of Non-Euclidean Geometry</i>, 1911, p. 15 (mentioning both issues).. 8vo (198 x 120 mm), contemporary and unrestored half-calf, pp. [2], [1] 2-138 with five folding plates of geometrical diagrams, and excellent copy of this extremely rare and important book

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        System der Wissenschaft, Erster Theil, die Phänomenologie des Geistes (System of Science, Part One: The Phenomenology of the Mind)

      Joseph Anton Goebhardt,, Bamberg und Würzburg 1807 - HEGEL, G.W.F. System der Wissenschaft, Erster Theil, die Phänomenologie des Geistes (System of Science, Part One: The Phenomenology of the Mind). Joseph Anton Goebhardt, Bamberg und Würzburg, 1807. TP + 3 leaves = Inhalt + [I] - [XCIV] + Half-title + [3]-765 + 1 leaf = Printer's advertisements, small Octavo. First Edition.One of 750 copies printed - this one with the rarely seen printer's ad in the back. "Part One" is the only Part ever published.The first major work by the greatest of German idealists and one of the most outstanding of western philosophers. This work - one of Hegel's most interesting and difficult - consists of a three part account of the various stages of consciousness from mere sense awareness to absolute knowledge. It was here that Hegel first emphasized the famous dialectical method of thesis, antithesis and synthesis which so attracted Karl Marx to his work. Existentialists have also been drawn to this book based on its account of man as the creator of himself and because of Hegel's references here to death and to the fear of death.CONDITION: Contemporary ¾ Leather with mottled boards and gilt lettering to spine. Boards and leather lightly scuffed, less so than usual. Internally crisp and unmarked. Very good or better copy of this most important work in the history of philosophy. PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST Contemporary ¾ Leather with mottled boards and gilt lettering to spine. Boards and leather lightly scuffed, less so than usual. Internally crisp and unmarked. Very good or better copy of this most important work in the history of philosophy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Some Account of New Zealand; particularly the Bay of Islands, and surrounding country; with a description of the Religion and Government, Language, Arts, Manufactures, Manners and Customs of the Natives, &c &c

      London: J. Murray, 1807. Octavo, with a frontispiece and two plates; ex-parliamentary library with a blind stamp to the dedication leaf, preliminaries thumbed with small marginal water-stain affecting the title-page; overall a very good uncut copy in later half calf with black label. The first separately published book on New Zealand. The first book on New Zealand: very scarce in any form, this is an example of the rare, preferred issue with the "tiki" plate coloured.Although New Zealand had been visited by Cook, the French navigator Marion du Fresne, William Bligh and dozens of sealers, timber gatherers and whalers, it was John Savage, a surgeon who arrived in New South Wales in 1803 (and who introduced vaccination to the colony), who would write the first account.Savage travelled to New Zealand in 1805 as surgeon on a returning convict ship: they spent two months in the Bay of Islands (his book includes sailing directions into the Bay of Islands) and returned to England in 1806. In the manner of other early visitors to the Pacific Savage took back a "specimen" - a Maori named Moehanga (Moyhanger), the first New Zealander to visit England. Much of Savage's text is devoted to Moehanga both on the voyage back to England and their stay in London: 'The coach gave him great satisfaction. I asked him how he liked our present situation: he replied, Piannah wurrie nuenue yaieda - Very good house, it walks very fast... Noise or scolding he very much disliked...'.The first illustrations of New Zealand published in Cook's official accounts of his explorations in the Pacific had been drawn primarily from a scientific perspective. Between the British and French wave of eighteenth-century exploration and the post-1816 publications of the Missionary societies, there were only a handful of images published. John Savage himself drew the three illustrations that were prepared as lithographs for his book. These include "A New Zealand deity" or "tiki" which in this copy is found coloured in green. According to Hocken only a few copies contain this handcoloured version of the plate.Savage's rare and important book gives a remarkably interesting first-hand account of the language, manners, arts, government and customs of New Zealand before white settlement.

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        Musikaliskt Tidsfördrif För År 1791 - 1792, 1799 - 1812.

      Stockholm Och Kongl. Privilegierade Not Tryckeriet utan år. Tvär 12:o (enligt ark indelning). Graverad titel och graverade noter och text, titelbladet ingår i pagineringen. 120; 120 sista blank; 120 sista blank; 120; 120 sista blank; 120 sista blank; 120 sista blank; 120; 120; 120; 120; 120; 120; 120; 120 sista blank; 120 sista blank. Handskrivet register omfattande 72 blad, första blankt. Bundna två årgångar i varje band. Samtida något nötta halvskinnband i kalv. Gulddekorerade ryggar med titeletiketter och deltiteletiketter i skinn. Årg. 1807 - 1808 med bit borta vid ryggens huvud. Årg. 1811 - 1812 med bitar av pärmpapper borta på bakre pärm. Handskrivna registret uniformt med övriga. Skadad vid ryggens huvud med amatörmässig lagning. 16,5 x 23,5 cm. 9 volymer

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        Fragmente über die Bildung des kleinen Gehirns im Menschen (pp.1-58; 273-304; 385-426, 8 Tafeln).

      . Reil's Arch. Physiol., 8. - Halle, in der Curtschen Buchhandlung, 1807-1808, 8°, (4), 460 pp., 8 gefalteten Kupferstichtafeln, Pappband der Zeit.. Erstdruck - Fragmente über die Bildung des kleinen Gehirns im Mensch: - I. Eintheilung und Bezeichnung der Theile des kleinen Gehirns. - II.: Der Wurm, das Mittelstück, oder die Total - Commissur, durch welche die beiden Hämisphären des kleinen Gehirns verbunden sind. - III.: Das hintere Marksegel im kleinen Gehirn. - IV.: Der senkrechte Durchschnitt in der Mitte der Hämisphären des kleinen Gehirns. - V.: Ein Bruch des kleinen Gehirns von hinten nach vorn, durch welchen dasselbe in zwey horizotale Hälften, eine obere und eine untere getrennt wird. - VI.: Ueber die Organisation der Lappen und Läppchen, oder der Stämme, Aeste, Zweige und Blättchen des kleinen Gehirns, die auf dem Kern desselben aufsitzen. - - First Edition. With their excellent copperplate illustrations and detailed legend, these reports were of outstanding significance in the history of the knowledge of the cerebellum ... " Reil's comparison of the cerebellum to an electric battery reflected contemporary interest in animal electricity ..." Clark-O'Malley, 647 FG.; Garrison-MacHenry, p.141-144; Haymaker-Schiller, pp.62-66; DSB X

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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.This was the young Hazlitt's attack on Malthus's Essay on the principle of population. "Malthus's theory was based on self-interest, so in attacking it Hazlitt was applying the principles of his own Essay* on disinterestedness to the political sphere." [Jonathan Bate in ODNB]."Hazlitt's spirited Reply to Malthus consists of five Letters, the last of which is much the longest. The first three shorter Letters had been published on March 14 and May 16, 1807, in Cobbett's Political Register, and the rest of the material was added in the book, which was announced for publication in the Edinburgh Review for October 1807. The book was probably a failure at the time, though it was used in later publications both by Godwin and de Quincey, much to Hazlitt's annoyance (Life, pp.321, 364). Hazlitt himself reprinted some extracts from it in his Political Essays, published in 1819, and there remarked in a footnote (p.424): 'The above article is taken from a Reply to Mr Malthus, one of my very early Essays, the style of which is, I confess, a little exuberant, but of the arguments I see no reason to be ashamed'. The volume is very uncommon at the present time." [Geoffrey Keynes, Bibliography, 2nd ed. 1981, p.7].* i.e. An essay on the principles of human action, 1805.8vo., iv + 40 + 43 - 378pp. (pp. 41-42 absent as is correct), old library stamp erased from title and another partially erased from p.55, otherwise a very good copy in mid-19th century red half calf over marbled boards, spine gilt with raised bands and green gilt lettering piece., 1807. First edition: scarce. Keynes 4. Ireland p.49. Kress B.5198. Goldsmiths 19371. Mattioli 1596. Not in Einaudi.. In a series of letters. To which are added, extracts from the Essay; with notes. This was the young Hazlitt's attack on Malthus's Essay on the principle of population. "Malthus's theory was based on self-interest, so in attacking it Hazlitt was applying the principles of his own Essay* on disinterestedness to the political sphere." [Jonathan Bate in ODNB]."Hazlitt's spirited Reply to Malthus consists of five Letters, the last of which is much the longest. The first three shorter Letters had been published on March 14 and May 16, 1807, in Cobbett's Political Register, and the rest of the material was added in the book, which was announced for publication in the Edinburgh Review for October 1807. The book was probably a failure at the time, though it was used in later publications both by Godwin and de Quincey, much to Hazlitt's annoyance (Life, pp.321, 364). Hazlitt himself reprinted some extracts from it in his Political Essays, published in 1819, and there remarked in a footnote (p.424): 'The above article is taken from a Reply to Mr Malthus, one of my very early Essays, the style of which is, I confess, a little exuberant, but of the arguments I see no reason to be ashamed'. The volume is very uncommon at the present time." [Geoffrey Keynes, Bibliography, 2nd ed. 1981, p.7].* i.e. An essay on the principles of human action, 1805. 8vo., iv + 40 + 43 - 378pp. (pp. 41-42 absent as is correct), old library stamp erased from title and another partially erased from p.55, otherwise a very good copy in mid-19th century red half calf over marbled boards, spine gilt with raised bands and green gilt lettering piece.

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        THE BUTTERFLY'S BALL and the Grasshopper's Feast.

      15 engraved, unnumbered leaves, printed on one side only, followed by a blank leaf. Original printed wrappers with vignettes of a butterfly and grasshopper to upper cover. The upper cover announces that this is 'A New and Improved Edition, with New Plates.' But this is in fact the original edition with the original illustrations after William Mulready, not the newly illustrated edition of 1808. Presumably this is another example of publishers using old and new stock. Booklist on lower cover which includes an announcement for the publication 'shortly' of The Lobster's Voyage to the Brazils.,' which was first published in 1808. A very nice, clean copy of an early edition. Moon 725.

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        Merkwürdige Geschichte der Kriegsvorfälle zwischen Oesterreich, Frankreich, Großbritannien, Russland und Preußen zu Wasser und zu Lande (3 Bände in 1).

      Wien, Strauß, ca. 1807. - Vom Jahre 1790 bis 1807. Mit gestochenem Portrait, 1 gefalteten Übersichtskarte, 2 gefalteten teilkolorierten Schlachtplänen, XXX, 1 Blatt, 334 Seiten; XVI, 346 Seiten, 3 Blatt; 298 Seiten, 2 Blatt, Halblederband der Zeit, 18 x 11,5 cm, Einband etwas berieben, hinterer Deckel mit Fehlstelle im Papierbezug, innen gut erhalten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Voyages and travels in various parts of the world, during the years 1803, 1804, 1805, 1806, and 1807.

      Lacking the frontispiece, but with half - titles to each part present. Later quarter calf and marbled boards with red morocco spine label; interior browning with the occasional stain, marginal loss to upper corners of leaves M3, M4, and Z4, and a light damp stain affecting the last few signatures. First American edition (a reprint of the first English translation published in London, 1813 - 14). In 1803, Adam Johann Ritter von Krusenstern set out from Kronstadt, Russia on what would become the first Russian circumnavigation of the globe. Langsdorff accompanied the expedition as a naturalist and physician, but parted ways with the crew in 1805 upon reaching Kamchatka - a peninsula in far eastern Russia - continuing on to explore the Aleutian Islands and Alaska. In 1806 he sailed from Sitka to the Spanish presidio at San Francisco. He provides detailed descriptions of the region (the original German edition of 1812 actually included a plate that is the first published view of San Francisco) and of his meeting with commandant José Argüello. The visit resulted in the famed romance between Count Nikolay Rezanov of the Russian - American Company, who had traveled with Langsdorff, and Concepción de Argüello, the Spanish commander?s daughter, immortalized in literature by Bret Harte, Gertrude Atherton, and others throughout the years. In addition to his descriptions of these places, Langsdorff also includes accounts of Brazil, Japan, Hawaii and Alaska. ?Langsdorff?s account is rich in descriptions of the peoples and cultures visited, and his descriptions of the Marquesans is particularly important and has become something of a classic? (Hill). The section on the vocabulary of various Ainu tribes is also of great interest. Langsdorff (1774 - 1852) was a German - Russian naturalist who trained in both medicine and natural history in Germany. Langsdorff was responsible for the eventual founding of Fort Ross by the Russian - American Company in 1812. Langsdorff and Rezanov, successful in obtaining supplies, returned to Sitka and then proceeded to Siberia and then overland to St. Petersburg. Langsdorff was thereafter made consul general of Russia in Rio de Janeiro and later led an expedition on the Amazon with a team of scientists. Though he was unable to complete the journey due to a serious illness, the team managed to collect a vast array of specimens and gather a wealth of information about the various tribes that they encountered. Their findings remain at the Academy of Sciences at St. Petersburg today.

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        Hours of Idleness

      Newark: S. & J. Ridge, 1807. First edition, Large Paper (second issue), with half-title. xiii, [i, errata], 187 pp. 8vo (9 x 5-7/8 inches). Almost contemporary plum cloth, text uncut. Covers unevenly toned, few blisters, hinges strengthened. Laid into quarter blue morocco slipcase and chemise. LARGE PAPER Byron&#39;s first regularly published book, following the privately printed Fugitive Pieces and Poems on Various Occasions. This copy has the second issue points as follows: leaf D3 (i.e., pp 21-22) is not a cancel; p. 114 &#39;Thunder&#39; in spelled correctly; p. 171 numbered as 71; and p. 181 has &#39;The&#39; correctly printed in the penultimate line.

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        Naturgeschichte der Giftpflanzen, die in der Oesterreichischen Pharmakopie officinäl sind., Mit einem Anhang von den noch über dieß in den andern Deutschen Officinen vorgeschriebenen oder sonst vorzüglich kennenswürdigen Giftpflanzen und Giftschwämmen. Für Ärzte, Arzneybereiter und zur Vermeidung des schädlichen Vergreifens im allgemeinen Leben. Bearbeitet und herausgegeben von einer Gesellschaft von Aerzten und Kräuterkennern.

      Wien, Reilly, 1807 - 211 S., 4 Bll. 60 altkolorierte Kupfertafeln. Erste Ausgabe. - Nicht bei Nissen. - Bibl. Plesch S. 346: "Livre peu commun qui semble avoir été négligé par les bibliographes". - Die schönen Pflanzendarstellungen meist mit Frucht, Blüte, Stempel und anderen Bestandteilen. Enthält ferner einige mykologische Abbildungen. - Die Verfasser des Werkes werden im Vorwort genannt, es handelt sich dabei um eine Auswahl der bedeutendsten zeitgenössischen Mediziner bzw. Natuwissenschaftler in Wien. Genannt werden: Joseph Franz von Jacquin und Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin (diese beiden hatten ja die damals neue österreichische Pharmakopoe "Pharmacopoae austriaca provincialis emendata" von 1794 geschaffen), Leopold Trattinnick (es bearbeitete unter anderem die Kapitel über die Pilze), Franz Bredemeyer, Anton August Castelliz (von ihm stammen die meisten Abhandlungen) und Ignaz Joseph Pessina (der für verterinärmedizinische Belange zuständig zeichnete). - Etw. gebräunt und fleckig. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 700 8°. HLdr. der Zeit mit Rückenschild (restuariert, etw bestoßen und beschabt). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Matthaeus Truppe Antiquariat]
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        Naturgeschichte der Giftpflanzen, die in der Oesterreichischen Pharmakopie officinäl sind. Mit einem Anhang von den noch über dieß in den andern Deutschen Officinen vorgeschriebenen oder sonst vorzüglich kennenswürdigen Giftpflanzen und Giftschwämmen. Für Ärzte, Arzneybereiter und zur Vermeidung des schädlichen Vergreifens im allgemeinen Leben. Bearbeitet und herausgegeben von einer Gesellschaft von Aerzten und Kräuterkennern.

      Wien, Reilly, 1807.. 211 S., 4 Bll. 60 altkolorierte Kupfertafeln. 8°. HLdr. der Zeit mit Rückenschild (restuariert, etw bestoßen und beschabt).. Erste Ausgabe. - Nicht bei Nissen. - Bibl. Plesch S. 346: "Livre peu commun qui semble avoir ete neglige par les bibliographes". - Die schönen Pflanzendarstellungen meist mit Frucht, Blüte, Stempel und anderen Bestandteilen. Enthält ferner einige mykologische Abbildungen. - Die Verfasser des Werkes werden im Vorwort genannt, es handelt sich dabei um eine Auswahl der bedeutendsten zeitgenössischen Mediziner bzw. Natuwissenschaftler in Wien. Genannt werden: Joseph Franz von Jacquin und Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin (diese beiden hatten ja die damals neue österreichische Pharmakopoe "Pharmacopoae austriaca provincialis emendata" von 1794 geschaffen), Leopold Trattinnick (es bearbeitete unter anderem die Kapitel über die Pilze), Franz Bredemeyer, Anton August Castelliz (von ihm stammen die meisten Abhandlungen) und Ignaz Joseph Pessina (der für verterinärmedizinische Belange zuständig zeichnete). - Etw. gebräunt und fleckig.

      [Bookseller: Matthäus Truppe Buchhandlung & Antiquari]
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        Thoughts on the Effects of the British Government of the State of India: Accompanied with Hints Concerning the Means of Conveying Civil and Religious Instruction to the Natives of That Country.

      Edinburgh, Printed at the University Press 1807 - Octavo. vi, 294 pages 23 cm. Bound in modern full leather. Gilt lettering on red Moroccan leather spine label. Fine binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages with tanning. Provence: Copy of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. BMC. William Tennant was the chaplain for the East Indian Company. His treatise gives a great comparison of Europe history and government to that of the Mogul Empire and the various princes prior to British colonization. He attempts to show how British customs can work in India, based on historical and personal observations, to prevent a future uprising in protest against British rule. The American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions (ABCFM) was the first American Christian missionary organization. It was created in 1810 by recent graduates of Williams College. In the 19th century it was the largest and most important of American missionary organizations. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sequitur Books]
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        Zapolya: A Christmas Tale, in two parts

      Printed [by S. Curtis, Camberwell Press] for Rest Fenner, London 1807 - Hiis ÒChristmas TaleÓ ColeridgeÕs Zapolya, as the author writes in his Advertisement, was written Òin humble imitation of the WinterÕs Tale of Shakespear É I shall be well content if my readers will take it up, read and judge it. as a Christmas taleÓ. 19th-century polished calf, rebbacked, preserving original backstrip (slightly chipped) with leather label. Some minor soiling to text. Bookplates of Ross Winans and E.D. Liberman on front pastedowm Half title, 32-page publisherÕs advertisement for Baldwin & Craddock dated 21 April 1828, and 1 leaf advertisement for Rudolph Ackermann dated 1837. [viii], 128 pp. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Dry-voudige verhandelinge sedelyck en onderwysende aengaende de teerlingh en caert-spelen, den brandewyn dranck en het gebruyck der duyvels-besweerderye ofte belesinge, onderscheydende het geoorloft [...] en quaet Gebruyck deser, Mechelen: van der Elst, [1757]

      Gebonden in geheel leer, 16+309+(10)pp. Zeldzaam boek met waarschuwingen tegen kaartspelen, dobbelen, alcohol en geloof in de duivel. Hellynckx was monnik te Luik. In goede staat met slechts zeer kleine slijtageplekken aan de rug. Met ex libris van de Bibliotheque du R.P. Bonaventure, nŽ J. van Bruaene, Vicaire a Eecloo 1807.

      [Bookseller: Historisch Antiquariaat A.G. van der Ste]
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        Hours of Idleness, A Series of Poems, Original and Translated.

      S. and J. Ridge, Newark 1807 - 2 blank leaves + TP + [v]-x = Preface + [xi]-xiii = Contents + [xiv] = Errata + [1]-187 + 2 blank leaves, Crown Octavo. First Edition, First Issue. Wise Vol. 1, p. 7.The first printing of Byron's first regularly published book, his 'juvenilia' rearranged from the privately-printed Fugitive Pieces and Poems of Various Occasions. It omits twenty of the original poems and adds twelve new ones. The first edition may be distinguished from the deceptive 'large-paper' demy-octavo reprint (also the work of the ubiquitous Ridges) by the two typographical errors on p. 114, l. 4 ("thnnder") and p. 181, l. 21 ("Thc") and sometimes (but not always) by the correct numbering of p. 171 as here. A further defining point of the first edition (and the one which established the priority of this issue) is also present: the cancellation of D3 (p. 22) with the correct reading in the second line of the poem: "Those tissues of falsehood which Folly has wove" and no footnote. Watermarked "Li" and "1806" as called for. Without the half-title. Lovely 19th-century full calf binding with gilt borders to front and back covers. Spine with five bands and ornately gilt compartments. Red morocco label on spine. Turquoise blue endpapers and all edges gilt. A lovely copy of Byron's first regularly published book. PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.

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