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        A COLLECTION OF THE MOST FAVORITE COMIC SONGS, sung at the Theatres Royal and Public Meetings by Messrs Johnstone, Emery, Fawcett, Munden &c

      London, published and sold by C. Wheatstone, no date, circa 1807.. sung at the Theatres Royal and Public Meetings by Messrs Johnstone, Emery, Fawcett, Munden &c. circa 1807. 8vo, 210 x 145 mm, 8¼ x 5¾ inches, pages: Title page, 1-60, page 1 being Index, quarter modern calf, maroon label with gilt lettering between raised bands, old marbled boards. Pages lightly browned, small red ink mark in 1 inner margin, tiny hole in 1 page with loss of 1 letter, otherwise a good copy. A scarce collection of comic songs, only 1 copy of this edition located in the major U.K. libraries, (see Copac). Our collection consists of 29 songs for voice and piano, printed on 2 staves, with an index of titles. They are a very mixed bunch. At least 4 have an Irish flavour (Murphy Delany, Sprig of Shillelah, The Boys of Kilkenny, Paddy McShane's Seven Ages etc), some are patriotic (The Calender of British Victory, The Corsican Fairy - Napoleon), one is anti-semitic (The Doctrine of an Israelite - about a cheating pedlar), one is naval (Blue Peter at the Mast Head Flew). Some are comically amorous, one man sings of his mistress the bottle, another steals a nun away from the convent. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        BRIEF REMARKS ON THE CHARACTER AND COMPOSITION OF THE RUSSIAN ARMY, AND A SKETCH OF THE CAMPAIGNS IN POLAND IN THE YEARS 1806 AND 1807.

      London, printed by C. Roworth, and sold by T. Egerton, 1810.FIRST EDITION, 1810. 4to, 280 x 210 mm, 11 x 8¼ inches, 7 battle plans (1 folding) and 1 large folding map, all partly hand coloured, pages: xxix, (1) errata, 1 - 276, no half - title, bound in full contemporary calf, decorative gilt border to covers, rebacked at some time with gilt bands and rules, original gilt lettered morocco label laid on, marbled endpapers and edges. Covers slightly marked and rubbed, edges and corners worn, boards showing at tips, label slightly chipped, armorial bookplate on front pastedown, slight offsetting from first battle plan on to final page of text, contents otherwise clean and bright, small closed tear to edge of folding map, neatly repaired with no loss, binding tight and firm. A very good clean copy. Sir Robert Thomas Wilson (1777 ? 1849) was a British general and politician who served in Egypt, Prussia, and was attached to the Imperial Russian Army as British liaison officer. He sat as the Liberal MP for Southwark from 1818 to 1831. He served as the Lieutenant Governor of Ceylon and later as the Governor of Gibraltar from 1842 until his death in 1849. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        A Complete Dictionary of Practical Gardening : Comprehending all the Modern Improvements in the Art ; wether 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

      London, Printed for George Kearsley, by R. Taylor and Co, 1807. 4to. Upaginert. 61 håndkolorerte plansjer med hageblomster. 13 ukolorerte plansjer med bygninger, redskaper m.m. Fine samt. helskinnbd. med 5 opphøyde bind. Tittelfelter i rødt og grønt. Rik ryggdekor i gull. Bordyre i gull på for- og bakperm. Helt gullsnitt.. Fine contemporary full calf with 5 raised bands. Leather title-labels in red and green. Spine richly gilt. Gilt floral border on covers. All edges gilt. 61 hand-coloured plates of flowers. 13 uncoloured plates of buildings, tools etc

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        Voyage à la Conchinchine, par les Îles de Madère, de Teneriffe, et du Cap Verd, le Brésil et l'Île de Java, contenant des Renseignements nouveaux et authentiques sur l'état naturel et civil de ces divers pays : accompagné de la relation officielle d'un Voyage au Pays des Boushouanas à l'intérieur de l'Afrique australe. Traduit de l'Anglais avec des notes et additions par Malte-Brun. Avec un Atlas de 18 planches gravées en taille-douce par Tardieu.

      Paris, Buisson, 1807. 1807 - 2 vol. in-8° (210 x 130 mm.) c. c. et 1 atlas in-4° (270 x 214 mm.) complet des 18 cartes et planches dont 2 coloriées. Cartonnages d’époque, pièces de titre et tomaison de basane verte et 1 atlas relié plein veau marbré d’époque, dos lisse orné. (Défauts d’usage aux reliures). Edition originale peu commune de la traduction française. Sir John Barrow (1764-1849) voyageur et administrateur anglais, accompagna lord Macartney en Chine et au Cap. Nommé secrétaire général de l'Amirauté, il seconda les expéditions scientifiques de Ross et de Franklin, et devint Président de la Société géographique de Londres. On lui doit aussi des biographies d'Anson et de Drake. Le présent ouvrage donne la relation de son voyage : Madeire, les Iles Canaries, Rio-de-Janeiro (avec une description de la ville et du Brésil), escale à l’Ile Tristan da Cunha, puis contournement du Cap de Bonne Espérance, Batavia sur l’Ile de Java. Barrow dédie son ouvrage à son compagnon de voyage Sir George Staunton. Les informations détaillées sur la Cochinchine sont tirées du mémoire manuscrit d’un officier de marine français : le Capitaine Barissy ; c’est le premier livre illustré sur le Vietnam sud, en particulier sur la région de Da Nang et Hué, avec une remarquable description de la province et de ses habitants (Dampier l’avait précédé de plus d’un siècle lors de sa circumnavigation, mais sa visite n’avait touché que la partie entourant le golfe du Tonkin). S’y trouve aussi en addition la relation, d’après le manuscrit original du hollandais Pieter Jan Truter, d’une expédition du Cap vers l’intérieur de l’Afrique du Sud dans le territoire du Bechuanaland. L’iconographie est constituée de 18 planches d’ethnographie, botanique, vues (dont 2 en couleur) et de cartes des lieux visités. 2 text vol. 8vo and 1 atlas vol. 4to. 18 maps and plates (2 handcoloured). Contemporary cardbords. Scarce first french edition of this work by Sir John Barrow (1764-1849), a relation of his travel with Lord McCartney in China and in South Africa. Fine copy of this nicely illustrated work. Chadenat 1543; Cordier 2390.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Ancienne Les Trois Islets]
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        Memoirs of John Lord De Joinville. 2 Volumes in 1.

      Henderson (Hafod Press), Nr. Aberystwyth. 1807 - viii,426 + viii,328 pp, 3 maps-2 folding, 3 plates-1 folding, vignettes. '.Grand Seneschal of Champagne, written by himself; containing a history of part of the life of Louis IX. To which are added, the notes & dissertations of M. du Cange on the above together with the dissertations of M. Le Baron De La Bastie on the life of St.Louis, M. L'Evesque de la Ravaliere and M. Falconet on the Assassins of Syria; from the 'Memoires de l'Academie de Belles Lettres et Inscriptions de France.' Light wear to leather, crack to front hinge, bookplate of J.R.H.O'Regan (author) to front marbled ep, some foxing to plates/maps but nothing drastic, text block very clean. Will incur additional postage-please request before ordering-4kg Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON, COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE AMERICAN FORCES, DURING THE WAR WHICH ESTABLISHED THE INDEPENDENCE OF HIS COUNTRY, AND FIRST PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.TO WHICH IS PREFIXED, AN INTRODUCTION, CONTAINING A COMPENDIOUS VIEW OF THE COLONIES. [with:] THE LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON. MAPS AND SUBSCRIBERS' NAMES.

      Philadelphia. 1805-1807. - Five text volumes and separate atlas volume of 22pp. of subscribers and ten maps (most double-page). Text volumes: Modern half calf and marbled boards, spines gilt. Early ownership signature on each titlepage, and early owner's ink stamp on few leaves. Moderate foxing. Quarto atlas: Matching marbled boards. Scattered foxing, persistent staining. A very good set in attractive bindings done to style of the period. The classic biography of Washington, here with the first issue quarto atlas and the second issue of the text. "After the able, accurate and comprehensive work of Chief Justice Marshall, it would be presumptuous to attempt a historical biography of Washington" - Jared Sparks. Later American editions omitted the history of the colonies, which is the subject of the first volume. The atlas contains ten maps relating to the Revolution and twenty-two pages of subscribers' names. HOWES M317, "aa." SABIN 44788. LARNED 1561.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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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.

      London. 1807. - 22,499,[1]pp. plus engraved titlepage, nine colored plates, one plan, and 6pp. of advertisements. Quarto. Contemporary drab boards; rebacked, preserving portion of the original spine, corners renewed. Boards somewhat soiled and worn. Minor foxing and toning to text. Very good. The rare issue of this important work with the plates colored; almost all copies have the plates in sepia only. Janson lived in America from 1793 to 1805, beginning in Rhode Island (where he failed in business) before travelling in the American South, especially Virginia, the Carolinas, and Georgia, where he was defrauded in the Yazoo land scheme. He did not like what he saw, or at least felt that the rise of Jeffersonian democracy was guided by the devil. Clark sums up the book well: "Janson draws a picture of unrelieved black, but one worthy of attention because of the length of his stay and the breadth of his interests. He covers an astonishing variety of subjects in a loose topical arrangement." "A petulant view of U.S. life" - Howes. The handsomely produced book contains nine colored plates depicting six scenes in Philadelphia, one of Mount Vernon, and one each in Boston and New York. The view on the engraved titlepage is the earliest known published image of the White House and the Mt. Vernon plate one of the earliest of Washington's home. Copies with the plates fully colored are rare; it almost always is found with sepia plates. The appendix to the book contains, on pages 482-489, what appears to be the first British printing of Thomas Jefferson's December, 1806 message announcing the completion of the Lewis and Clark expedition, as well as other western explorations. This is unnoticed by bibliographers and should seem to qualify it for inclusion in Wagner-Camp, though it is not listed there. HOWES J59, "b." CLARK II:99. SABIN 35770. ABBEY 648.

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

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

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        Preuves de l'efficacité de la vaccine, suvies d'une réponse aux objections formées contre la vaccination, contenant l'histoire de cette découverte, etc. Traduction littérale de l'anglais par (Joseph) Duffour.

      Chomei,, Paris, 1807 - Paris, Chomei, 1807. 8°. 2 n.n. Bl., XL S., 6 S., 2 S., 214 S. Mit 2 gestochenen Farbkupfern. Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und Rückenvergoldung. Mit dem zusätzlichen Vermerk auf dem Titel "(a l'Usage des Familles)". - Hirsch V, 671. - Waller 9568. - Erste französische Ausgabe der 1802 erstmals in Englisch erschienenen Schrift zur Propagierung der Kuhpockenimpfung, die Edward Jenner 1798 erstmals beschrieb. Mit einer längeren Einführung des Uebersetzers zur Geschichte der Impfung und der Situation in Frankreich durch Duffour (s. Hirsch II, 230). Sprache: Französisch Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und Rückenvergoldung. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Systematisches Handbuch der Geburtshülfe für Geburtshelfer, Aerzte und Wundärzte. Nach neuen Ansichten bearbeitet. Mit einem Kupfer

      Leipzig Bei T. E. Hienrichs 1807,. 420 S., 8°, Pbd. der Zeit mit dunklem Rückenschildchen, dieses mit goldener Beschriftung, unten ein papiermärkchen mit handschriftl. Nummer aus der Zeit, marmorierte, schwere Buchdeckel. Rücken oben etwas berieben, Goldfarbe kräftig. Am Schmutzblatt innen mit Tinte eine kleine Nummer. Mit alter Tinte Besitzvermerk unten. Diese Tinte hat einen bräunlichen Fleck rund um den Namenszug gebildet. VI + 420 + X Seiten. Auf den ersten 4 Blättern ein ganz kleiner Papierverlust (1 cm) im oberen Eck. Innen fleckenlos, keine Stockflecken, mit dem angegebenen, faltbaren Kupferblatt (2 Geburtszangen). Dr. Jörg war praktischer Arzt, Geburtshelfer und Privatdozent zu Leipzig. Ein höchst selten angebotenen Buch in einem wirklich erstaunlich gutem Zustand.

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        COMMENTARII DE MORBORUM HISTORIA ET CURATIONE.

      T. Payne, London 1807 - Three quarter leather over marbled boards; beautiful restoration binding - probably early twentieth century, new leather at spine and corners gold-tooled and embossed; surface rubs on marbled boards, owner's name label plus owner's name x 2 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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. Mit 60 nach der Natur gemahlten Abbildungen.

      Reilly'sche,, Wien, 1807 - Wien, Reilly'sche, 1807. 211 S. + 60 Taf. + 5 n.n. Bll. Hld. der Zeit, mit zweiteiligen RSchild. Nicht bei Nissen. Mit allen altkolorierten 60 Kupfertafeln. - S. 21 an der Kante kl. Abriss, leicht stockfleckig, kl. Nr. a. T., vereinzelte Taf. etw. fleckig, Gbrsp., jedoch im Ganzen schönes Expl. - Das sehr seltene Buch mit seinen schönene, altkolorierten Kupfertafeln fehlt in fast allen großen Bibliotheken der Welt. Nachweisbar nur in der Wiener Josephinischen Bibliothek. Deutsch Hld. der Zeit, mit zweiteiligen RSchild. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fifty Plates of Green-House Plants, Drawn and Colored from Nature with Concise Descriptions, and Rules for Their Culture

      Printed for the Author by T. Bensley, London, 1807, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Second EditionSize: 12mo. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. "Intended Also for the Improvement of Young Ladies in the Art of Drawing." Leather spine and corners with marbled paper over boards, fifty engraved plates colored by hand, xii, each plant drawn on one side of a page only with facing description including its Latin name, its class, and order; List of the Subscribers, English Index, Index of the Classes to Which Each Flower Belongs, Latin Index. All plates present and in very good condition, though there is some light soil from handling, mostly confined to blank margin. Spine worn, boards worn, corners and spine ends bumped with wear, wear along edges of boards, front and inner hinge cracked, rear hinge starting, end papers toned from offsetting leather, two signatures loose but still attached, partially erased previous owner name on title page. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 lb 15 oz. Category: Art & Design; Botany. Inventory No: 010583.

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        [Owego]. Survey of a section of undeveloped Owego 1807

      VG/--. 1807. Broadsheet. This is a survey of land that is being purchased by [Gen.] John Laning which goes from Main Street northwest to the Owego Creek. It was property called "The Whole Tract Deeded by David Pixley & Wife to Joseph Hale on January 1803". The Administrators of Joseph Hale Deeds to John Laning November 9, 1807. This is on brown paper 12.5" x 20.2" with pen and ink in black and red. Some of the boundary markers are a Buttonwood Tree, Oak Tree. However, some other boundary markers like Pine Tree (now gone) and the Pine Stump - now gone. The section in red ink is the part to be purchased. This section boarders "The Old Cayuga Road" which was the Indian Path and now developed into McMaster St. On the reverse "Map of Land Deeded from Pixley to Hale & Hale to J. Lanning. Afterword there is a big (a). Kingman in EARLY OWEGO page 131 "Gen. Laning ... purchased considerable land on the east side of Owego creek, northwest of this village, and engaged in the manufacture of lumber." .

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        Thomas Jefferson / James Madison Signed Four Language Ship’s Papers

      Philadelphia: GPO, 1807. 1st Edition. Other Other. Very Good. (Autographed Documents & Letters, Americana) Ship’s papers for the USS Syren signed by Thomas Jefferson as President and James Madison as Secretary of State. Matted and displayed in a lovely frame. Parallel columns of text on document in French, Spanish, English, and Dutch. Dated from Philadelphia on November 23, 1807. Two seals, both intact. Signatures still bright. Frame measures 25.5 x 29 inches. Document measures approximately 16.5 x 21.5 inches. Fold marks. Very Good condition. An amazing historical piece of Americana! The USS Syrenâ€?"a brig built for the Navy and later renamed Sirenâ€?"was launched and commissioned in 1803. She served in the First Barbary War and the War of 1812. In 1814, she was captured by the HMS Medway of the British Royal Navy after an 11-hour chase.

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        An Act for the Abolition of the Slave Trade [25th March 1807]. Anno Quadragesimo Septimo Georgii III. Regis. Cap. XXXVI. Folio

      Dublin: Printed by George Grierson [etc.], 1807. Modern light-green cloth boards, printed paper label, drop-head title and ten pages [pp. 317-326], a good clean copy The seemingly unrecorded Dublin printing of the epochal legislation which abolished the slave trade, "crown[ing] with success . . . the struggle which had been so long maintained against a powerful vested interest"; no copy in COPAC or OCLC

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        The / Young / Mill-Wright's & Miller's / Guide / In Five Parts / Embellished With Twenty-Five Plates

      Francis Bailey; Octoraro (Pa.); 364+ pp.; ; Good; nc/1807 (Second Revised) - Bound in contemporary full leather with gilt titling. _____ Oliver Evans revolutionized the design, construction and operation of flour mills in early America._____ Through the use of water power and automation, his mills were able to process more grain into flour using less labor. _____ All 25 full page plates are present, two fold out._____Include mechanical details and floorplans of ideal mills._____Numbered in two groups, 12 and 13._____ The final plate in the second group is misnumbered as 14. _____ Missing the free end papers front and rear._____ Ends with the final plate, therefore, missing any concluding blank leaves at the rear. _____ The edges of the covers are worn. _____ The spine head and hinges have been "repaired" with "invisible" tape to help hold the covers on. _____ The rear hinge has a similar reinforcement on the inside gutter. _____ [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Complete Dictionary of Practical Gardening: comprehending all the Modern Improvements in the Art; whether in the Raising of the Various Esculent Vegetables, or in the Forcing and Managing of different Sorts of Fruits and Plants, 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

      London: printed for George Kearsley by R. Taylor and Co, 1807. Contemporary tree calf. Very Good. 3 Volumes. 4to. Contemporary tree calf with scuffing and abrasion to leather on boards. Collation: Text divided into two volumes: Vol. 1 A-H; Vol. 2- J-Z with addition and Index. The text is unnumbered. Plates have been separated into third volume. The plates consist of 61 hand colored copper engravings numbered 1-60 with bis plate 10. There are an additional 13 uncolored plates of horticultural growing frames, greenhouses and single plate of garden tools. All plates have tissue guard. There is minor to moderate marginal foxing on the uncolored plates. Dickson published this dictionary using the pseudonym of Alexander McDonald. The color plates have strong color and include several images per plate set in artistic manner. This is the first appearance of Edwards’ plates which were subsequently re-issued in 1812 as The New Botanic Garden and The New Flora Britannica. This dictionary was published in two volumes. One of the owners of this set, William Kent or William Martin, had separated the plates from text to facilitate easier use and study. For example, it is much easier to compare the text details for a plant in the Dictionary with an image of same found in the plate book.Provenance: Book plate of William Kent in all volumes and signature of William Martin. There is a naval officer named William Kent who traveled to Australia and other islands bringing back to England on 22 December 1805 on the Buffaloa collection of birds and plants for Admiral Lord St. Vincent and Sir Joseph Banks. William Martin was a naturalist and actor who made numerous fossil collections in Derbyshire, publishing two books, the second, Petrificata Derbiensia, was dedicated to Banks. This work completed his earlier work on the Carboniferous limestone fossils which he illustrated with his own drawings.This is a most attractive and informative collection of flowering plants, greenhouses and garden tools with descriptions and use in the written text. The separation and collection of the plates into one volume makes it much easier for the reader to relate text to specific flower or image. (DeBelder 102; Nissen BBI 479; Sitwell & Blunt p.115)

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        Atlas du traité de grandes opérations militaires, par le colonel Jomini, employé de Sa Majesté l'Empereur Napoléon

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

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        CHIMIE APPLIQUÉE AUX ARTS

      Imprimerie de Crapelet, Paris, France 1807 - 12mo. later cloth, label on spine. lxxx, 502, 10 plates; viii, 544, 1 plate; (iv), 544, viii, 1 plate; viii, 554 pages. 4 Volumes. Text in French. Cole 252; Ron 0186. Dedication to Napoleon Bonaparte, "preliminary discourse" discussing the introduction of new ideas into manufacturing and govennment regulation, general table of contents, index at end of Volume IV. List of other works by the author on verso of title in each volume. Each volume also with individual table of contents. Ten foldout plates at end of Vol. I, one at the end of Vol. II, one at the end of Vol. III. Written for practicing artists. Light scuffing at edges of covers. Light foxing in text. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Preisfrage, worin besteht eingentlich das Übel, das unter dem sogenannten Freywilligen Hinken der Kinder bekannt ist? Findet dagegen eine Heilung statt, wann und wo findet sie statt, und durch welche Mittel .

      - Wien, Bey Joseph Geistinger, 1807, 4°, 96 pp., 1 Frontispice, feiner Pappband mit rotem Rückenschild. Erste Ausgabe! "Wilhelm Anton Ficker, "zu Paderborn am 28.October 1768 geboren, fing 1788 zu Osnabrück an, Medicin zu studieren. In Münster , Göttingen und Erfurt wurde er weiter ausgebildet und an letzterer Universität 1792 promovirt. Nach einem bewegten Leben als Militärarzt liess er sich in Paderbborn nieder, fungierte zugliech als Badearzt in Driburg und starb, nachdem er sich durch Gründung eines Hospitals in Paderborn ein Andenken geschaffen hatte, 1822." Hirsch II, p.364 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Letter Signed "H.W. Ryland" to John Reid, Esq., Clerk of the Peace, Montreal].

      Quebec 1807 - Quebec, 13 July 1807. Folio (ca. 32x20,5 cm). 1 p., with an integral blank leaf. Brown ink on G. Pike laid paper watermarked "1805." Fold marks, otherwise a very good letter. "The President having been informed that several Deserters from the Frigate now in this Harbour are endeavoring to make their way by land to the United States, his Honor desires you will apprize the Magistrates of Montreal of this Circumstance in order that every legal Means may be taken for apprehending such Seamen should they happen to be met with." Ryland came to Canada in 1793 as secretary to Governor-General Carleton, Lord Dorchester, and was civil secretary and clerk of the executive council of Lower Canada. Also he was adviser for several years to Sir James Henry Craig, Governor-in-Chief of Canada (1807-1811).

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        Atlas du traité de grandes opérations militaires, par le colonel Jomini, employé de Sa Majesté l'Empereur Napoléon

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

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        Modern and Authentic System of Universal Geography, Containing an Accurate and Entertaining Description of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America: As consisting of Being Complete and Universal History and Description of the Whole World Volume II of 2 only

      London. : C. Cooke. Fair+ to Good-. Contemporaneous full inverse paneled calf; rubbed and chipped around the edges. Joints cracking at head and tail but boards held fast with five bands. Hinges cracked. Missing free leaves preceding title page. The title page is a little creased down the vertical and a touch dog-eared. Slightly foxed. Some of the plates have a few damp-stains in the form of half-circles around the edges and corners. There is a little offsetting to some of the leaves and a small closed tear to the margin of two leaves and plates. One map a little dog-eared to outermost edge. All leaves and plates counted. Possibly missing the last leaf of the index (ends with 'Zutphen' so won't be many words if it is)! 728pp, plus unpaginated index. . Undated. Presumed first printing [1807]. . Hard. 4to. 10 3/4". . Fair+ to Good-. Illus. by Illustrated with 'upwards of one hundred engravings...'. 18 fold-out maps and 23 full page engravings..

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        A Complete Dictionary of Practical Gardening: comprehending all the Modern Improvements in the Art; whether in the Raising of the Various Esculent Vegetables, or in the Forcing and Managing of different Sorts of Fruits and Plants, 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

      London: printed for George Kearsley by R. Taylor and Co, 1807. Contemporary tree calf. Very Good. 3 Volumes. 4to. Contemporary tree calf with scuffing and abrasion to leather on boards. Collation: Text divided into two volumes: Vol. 1 A-H; Vol. 2- J-Z with addition and Index. The text is unnumbered. Plates have been separated into third volume. The plates consist of 61 hand colored copper engravings numbered 1-60 with bis plate 10. There are an additional 13 uncolored plates of horticultural growing frames, greenhouses and single plate of garden tools. All plates have tissue guard. There is minor to moderate marginal foxing on the uncolored plates. Dickson published this dictionary using the pseudonym of Alexander McDonald. The color plates have strong color and include several images per plate set in artistic manner. This is the first appearance of Edwards?' plates which were subsequently re-issued in 1812 as The New Botanic Garden and The New Flora Britannica. This dictionary was published in two volumes. One of the owners of this set, William Kent or William Martin, had separated the plates from text to facilitate easier use and study. For example, it is much easier to compare the text details for a plant in the Dictionary with an image of same found in the plate book. Provenance: Book plate of William Kent in all volumes and signature of William Martin. There is a naval officer named William Kent who traveled to Australia and other islands bringing back to England on 22 December 1805 on the Buffaloa collection of birds and plants for Admiral Lord St. Vincent and Sir Joseph Banks. William Martin was a naturalist and actor who made numerous fossil collections in Derbyshire, publishing two books, the second, Petrificata Derbiensia, was dedicated to Banks. This work completed his earlier work on the Carboniferous limestone fossils which he illustrated with his own drawings. This is a most attractive and informative collection of flowering plants, greenhouses and garden tools with descriptions and use in the written text. The separation and collection of the plates into one volume makes it much easier for the reader to relate text to specific flower or image. (DeBelder 102; Nissen BBI 479; Sitwell & Blunt p.115)

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        Fugitive slaves

      - Single leaf printed circular, 4to., approximately 300 words; addressed to "friends" of the New York State Vigilance Committee; fold-line ---- Abolitionist Charles B. Ray (1807-1886), the pastor of New York's Bethesda Congregational Church, was appointed corresponding secretary of the New York State Vigilance Committee in 1848. Membership was largely comprised of free black men, committed to enabling fugitive slaves. In this March 10, 1849, circular, Ray contended that the committee's "labors have been neither inconsiderable, nor wholly concealed from public observation. It has afforded succor and guidance to hundreds of trembling and needy bondmen and their now happy families. Its works of commiseration and charity will not soon be forgotten." Since the committee's inception two years earlier, attested Ray, "more than 400 persons have been received, counseled, and provided for, as fully as our means and circumstances would permit." Fearing that "they are coming to us in rapidly augmenting numbers," the 41-year-old ex-bootmaker beseeched friends for pecuniary support and information regarding "any suitable neighborhood whither fugitive Slaves may be sent." The appeal proved highly successful. Between 1851 and 1853, the committee relieved nearly seven hundred "destitute and helpless strangers with vigor and effect." When later soliciting funds for escaped bondsmen in Scotland, Ray's colleague, James W.C. Pennington, assured members of a women's antislavery group that the New York State Vigilance Committee "was doing its work [so] well that soon the time would come when they might raise the chant, 'Jehovah hath triumphed, his people are free!'" An exceedingly rare document.

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        L'Art d'Aimer d'Ovide.

      . Traduction en vers, avec des remarques par M. Desaintange. Paris: Giguet et Michaud 1807. With engraved frontispiece. 320 + (1) pp. Contemporary halfleather with label and goldlines on spine. Weakly browning..

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        An introduction to the study of Cryptogamous plants in letters. Translated from the German.

      London, J. White, 1807. 8vo (210 x 130mm). viii, 411, with 10 handcoloured folded engraved plates. Contemporary calf, old repair to hinges. An English translation of 'Einleitung in das Studium der kryptogamischen Gewächse', published in 1804. Kurt Sprengel (1766-1833) was a Prussian botanist and physician and professor of Botany at Halle. In his field he was viewed as the most prestigious professor in Germany. "Sprengel strongly promoted the microscopic examination of plants and studied their structure, developing his own theory of plant-cell formation. Although soon superseded, his ideas about the nature of cells and fibers provided an essential stimulus for further investigations by notable botanists, such as Heirich F. Link, Johann J. Bernhardi, and Ludorf C. Treviranus" (DSB). Copies with the plates coloured are rare.//Stafleu & Cowan 12.675.

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        Abhandlung ueber die National-Oekonomie oder einfache Darstellung der Art und Weise, wie die Reichthuemer entstehen, vertheilt und verzehrt werden. Aus dem Französischen übersetzt mit Anmerkungen und Zusätzen versehen von Ludwig Heinrich Jacob. 2 Bde. Halle/Leipzig, Ruff 1807. XXXII, 486, VI, 544 S. Kart. d. Zt.

      Halle und Leipzig, in Commission der Ruffschen Verlagshandlung, 1807.. 2 Bde. 8vo. XXXII, 486; VI, 544 S. Neue, sehr repräsentative Halblederbände mit Rückenprägung. (Bd. 1 mit alten St.a.T.).. Humpert 13120, Fromm V, 23686. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe in der wertvollen Übersetzung des Nationalökonomen Ludwig Heinrich Jacob. "Die angehängten Abhandlungen (zu Says Werk) von Jacob über das Smith'sche und physiokratische System, über die Wirkung des Schlagsatzes und über die Arbeit, als letzten Massstab des Werths, sind trefflich" (Steinlein 125).

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        Le Caveau Moderne, ou le Rocher de Cancalle, Chansonnier de Table

      Paris: Capelle et Renand, 1807. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. A mixed set, 11 volumes published 1807-1817. Volumes 2-10 in full acid calf, worn, spines dry and chipped, one board detached, others loose, volume 1 in later half vellum and volume 11 in original wraps, worn and chipped. A complete run of this annual of food and drink associated poetry and song. Volume 4 with a portrait of Marc-Antoine-Madeleine Désaugiers who wrote most of the songs laid down and each volume with an engraved frontispiece. Size: 12mo (duodecimo). 11-volume set (complete). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Music. Inventory No: CAT000099.

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        Cospicuo carteggio ottocentesco, inedito, di grande rilevanza risorgimentale, intercorso tra importanti personaggi, quali Giuseppe Garibaldi, Francesco Crispi, Giovanni Nicotera, Felletti, Benigno Paraviso, Stirling Begbie, e alcuni membri della famiglia Orlando.

      Significativo lotto di 18 missive inedite, così articolato: a) un biglietto autografo di Giuseppe Garibaldi (Nizza, 1807 - 1882), inviato da Roma in data 19 febbraio 1873, a mò di lettera di presentazione di tal Semenza; b) 5 lunghe lettere autografe di Francesco Crispi (Ribera, 1818 - 1901), quattro delle quali in busta affrancata e viaggiata, inviate fra il 1872 e il 1874 a Luigi Orlando, in cui si parla di argomenti personali, di questioni economiche e di investimenti e pagamenti bancari; c) 3 lettere e un biglietto autografi, datati 1875 e 1883, di pugno di Giovanni Nicotera (Sambiase, 1828 - 1894) a Luigi Orlando; d) Due lettere autografe di Benigno Paraviso inviate a Paolo Orlando in data 11 e 21 luglio 1860 (una affrancata e viaggiata); e) Cinque missive autografe in lingua francese di Thomas Sterling Begbie, inviate da Londra (4, Mansion House Place) tra il 19 giugno e il 27 luglio 1860; f) Una lettera autografa, priva di data, inviata da tal Felletti [uomo di fiducia degli Orlando a Londra], in cui parla di attrezzature idrauliche per bastimenti militari. Di particolare interesse le corrispondenze di Paraviso, mercante italiano attivo a Birmingham, di Begbie, un inglese assai influente a Londra e collegato alla "British Columbia" e di Felletti: in esse si parla diffusamente di cospicui trasferimenti di armi dall'Inghilterra all'Italia. Felletti è un uomo di fiducia di Orlando a Londra, mentre Paraviso e Begbie sono due mercanti o mediatori, incaricati di trovare le armi necessarie all'impresa di Garibaldi. Scrive Paraviso l?11 luglio 1860 a Paolo Orlando, che si trova a Londra: ?La fabbrica nel Yorkshire alla quale ordinai i 14 cannoni per bastimento ora mi scrive che la sola specie che suole fare pel governo inglese sono di ferro fuso ?Cast Iron? ?.. Sempre Paraviso scrive il 21 luglio a Orlando, che nel frattempo si è trasferito a Liverpool: ?I 1250 fucili Enfield, le pistole e i coltelli d?abbordaggio partiranno da qui [Birmingham] senza fallo la sera di mercoledi prossimo. Faccia grazia di significarmi se per i detti fucili debbo pur?anche provvedere i fulminanti e che quantitativo?....?. Intrigante anche la corrispondenza tra Begbie e Orlando: in particolare nelle missive del 26 e 27 luglio 1860 Begbie cita G.G. [Giuseppe Garibaldi] e la Calabria, ed esprime ?grand regret que le général est blessé à Milazzo?. "Giuseppe Orlando di Colosa è considerato il capostipite della famiglia. D?origine siracusana ma palermitano d?adozione, possiedeva a Palermo un?officina meccanica a cui si rivolgevano gli agricoltori dell?isola per la costruzione di mulini e altre macchine agricole. Alla sua morte, avvenuta nel 1825, lascia la moglie Rosalia Castiglione e sei figli giovani; Luigi Orlando (1814 - 1896), Salvatore (1818 - 1881), Giuseppe (1820 - 1893), Paolo ( (1824 - 1891), Domenico (18.. - 1837) e Lucia (...). Nel 1834 il primogenito Luigi Orlando aderisce alla Giovine Italia, seguito poi dagli altri fratelli. Dopo un periodo in esilio a Malta e in seguito al fallimento dei primi moti insurrezionali siciliani Luigi torna in patria e s?impegna attivamente nell?officina di famiglia introducendo la forza del vapore nella costruzione dei mulini da grano, e riscuote successo con la fabbricazione delle prime molle per materassi. Il carattere imprenditoriale orientato all'innovazione della meccanica è spesso osteggiato dai Borboni, vedendo essi nel progresso un possibile nemico. Luigi è più volte costretto a lasciare la Sicilia. Nel 1847, trasferitisi a Roma, Luigi e Giuseppe dimostrano entusiasmo verso la rivoluzione e la costituzione della Repubblica romana, portando tra l'altro con sé un tricolore, dono degli insorti palermitani, e riportandolo poi nel capoluogo siciliano. Luigi, in Campidoglio, sale in cima alla statua equestre di Marco Aurelio issandovi la bandiera italiana. Alla notizia della momentanea sconfitta del potere Borbonico a Palermo e in tutta la Sicilia in seguito ai moti del 1848, Paolo e Luigi rientrano subito e sono incaricati di recarsi in Francia per comprare forniture di armi. Ma i francesi e gli inglesi, inizialmente parteggianti con la causa risorgimentale raffreddano presto il loro ardore, mandando a monte il progetto. Gli Orlando combattono a Catania ma nell?aprile 1849, dopo un anno ed un giorno d?indipendenza, il Parlamento accetta le condizioni dei Borboni che rientrano nella capitale. Gli Orlando assieme a molti altri patrioti sono costretti a fuggire a Genova, dove trovano le condizioni favorevoli per creare una florida attività cantieristica, siderurgica e meccanica. Gli Orlando nonostante l'impegno industriale continuano a sostenere la causa dell'unità italiana. Sono in ottimi rapporti sia con Mazzini (1805 - 1872) che con Cavour (1816 - 1861), che affida a Luigi la direzione dell?Ansaldo. Alla fine degli anni '50 i fratelli Orlando si riaffacciano alla politica come protagonisti diretti. Casa Orlando a Genova diventa centro di cospirazione. Rosolino Pilo (1810 - 1860) ne è un assiduo frequentatore con Francesco Crispi (1818 - 1901). È proprio Crispi a presentare Garibaldi agli Orlando. La loro comunione di vedute e d'azione è oggi ancora confermata dalla numerosa corrispondenza conservata dalla famiglia. Nel 1857 gli Orlando sostengono con mezzi e denaro l'impresa meridionale di Carlo Pisacane (1818 - 1857). Giuseppe partecipa attivamente alla spedizione dei Mille al comando delle macchine del ?Lombardo? e del ?Piemonte? (offerte dalla famiglia Rubattino), ma al momento dello sbarco Garibaldi ordina a Giuseppe di rimanere a bordo del battello. Ciò contribuirà ad impedire la cattura delle due imbarcazioni: Giuseppe, infatti, al sopraggiungere della flotta borbonica, aprì i boccaporti allagando ed affondando i due bastimenti. Questo gli valse la medaglia di bronzo al valor militare. Nella spedizione dei mille Luigi dona a Garibaldi una serie di cannoni fatti costruire appositamente nelle fonderie dell'Ansaldo. Il successo della spedizione dei Mille nel 1860 Garibald

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        Briefe über Ost-Indien, das Vorgebirge der guten Hoffnung und die Insel St. Helene.

      . Published by Karl Gottlob Küttner. Leipzig: Georg Joachim Göschen 1807. With 27 uncoloured engr. plates. VIII + 176 pp. + plates. Contp. half calf, corners bumped, extremities with slight wear. All pages and plates clean. * The Englishman Best served as captain by the Hannoverian troops in India. Graesse I, 354. Lipperheide Ld 11..

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        Zell am Ziller

      . Zell am Ziller, in Tyrol. Lithographie v. J. Woelfjle (d.i. Johann Wölfle, auch Wölffle, geb. 1807 in Endersbach, gest. 1893 in Faurndau), um 1845, 23,5 x 33 cm - wir garantieren für die Echtheit. Nicht in Nebehay-W.- Seltene, großformatige Lithographie

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        Plan routier de la Ville et Faubourg de Paris, divisé en 12 Mairies.

      1807 - Paris: Pierre Jean, 1807. Original outline colour. 575 x 840mm. A detailed plan of Paris during the reign of Emperor Napoleon, with extensive keys of roads.

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        Travels in South America, during the Years 1801, 1802, 1803, and 1804;

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme,, 1807. containing a Description of the Captain-Generalship of Caracas, and an Account of the Discovery, Conquest, Topography, Legislature, Commerce, Finance, and Natural Productions of the Country; with a View of the Manners and Customs of the Spaniards and the Native Americans. 2 volumes octavo (20-4 × 124 mm). Contemporary streaked sheep, red morocco lettering-pieces black morocco numbering-pieces with small floral corner-tools, compartments formed by single gilt rules. Folding map of Caracas; bound with half-titles. A little rubbed, light browning, but remains a very good copy in an attractive contemporary provincial binding. First British edition of a full English translation, originally published Paris, 1806, with a US translation and a British abridged translation offered in the same year. Relatively uncommon, just 5 copies on COPAC, "This is an important account of Venezuela, giving a description of the country and people, and also accounts of the growth and production of cocoa, indigo, sugar, coffee, and tobacco" (Hill). Born in Haiti, de Pons studied in Paris, qualified as a lawyer and was elected to the Académie des Sciences. "In 1801 de Pons went to Caracas in Venezuela, where for four years before the revolution he acted as an agent of the French government. He then proceeded to England, where he spent some time preparing his narrative for publication, before returning top France … de Pons was not further employed by the imperial government but his advice was often sought in matters relating to the colonial possession of France. He died in Paris in 1812" (Howgego).

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        De la Navigation du Clain, et de sa jonction à la Charente et à la Sèvre-Niortaise.

      Poitiers, Catineau, 1807, - in-8, VII-46 pp., un f. blanc, avec une grande carte dépl., demi-vélin vert à coins, dos lisse orné, double filet doré sur les plats, tranches mouchetées (rel. du milieu du XIXe).Rare et unique édition. L'avocat poitevin Pierre Boncenne (1774-1840) fut administrateur du département de la Vienne et conseiller de préfecture. C'est à ce titre qu'il composa plusieurs mémoires sur le Clain et sa canalisation. Relié à la suite, du même auteur : Rapport sur la jonction de la Dordogne à la Loire, et la canalisation du Clain, présenté au Conseil Général du département de la Vienne ( ), dans la séance du 1er septembre 1839. Poitiers, F.-A. Saurin, s.d. [1839], 24 pp. Le recueil est doté au début d'une table manuscrite, ce qui permet de constater qu'il contenait au départ deux opuscules supplémentaires qui en ont été retirés, occasionnant le déboîtage arrière de la reliure : un texte de La Fontenelle sur Philippe de Commines en Poitou (1836) ; une plaquette de 1789. Exemplaire de La Boutière-Lencloître, avec vignette ex-libris contrecollée sur les premières gardes.

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        A Geological Account of the United States; comprehending A Short Description of Their Animal, Vegetable, and Mineral Productions, Antiquities and Curiosities

      Birch & Small (R. Carr, Printer), Philadelphia 1807 - Appears to have original half leather binding with marbled boards. See photo. A few ink notes sprinkled throughout which appear to mainly be corrections. Pages 5 through 8 missing. Bottom portion of TP, contents page and page 1/2 missing with missing portions filled in: This, at first appears that portions have been torn out but investigation of other copies it seems a shared problem therefore more probably defective paper at the time of printing/binding. Fore edge deckled. four plates, one table. Errata at bottom of contents page. No library markings. Pages all tight. Howes #470. 496 + xiv as index. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        AN ACCOUNT OF A VOYAGE UP THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, FROM ST. LOUIS TO ITS SOURCE; MADE UNDER THE ORDERS OF THE WAR DEPARTMENT, BY LIEUT. PIKE, OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY, IN THE YEARS 1805 AND 1806. COMPILED FROM MR. PIKE'S JOURNAL.

      [Washington. 1807]. - 68pp. (pp. 65-68 in facsimile) and folding map. Three quarter calf and marbled boards. Last two leaves of text in expert facsimile. Ex-Library of Congress, with their perforated stamp on the titlepage. Light scattered foxing. Map with scattered foxing and light toning in places. Overall, still a decent copy. One of the rarest works of western exploration, this publication precedes the author's better known volume by three years. Only a few copies are known, and not all of them are accompanied by the map, which illustrates the Mississippi from St. Louis north to its presumed headwaters. The journal describes Pike's attempts to locate the headwaters of the Mississippi. His notable work on this expedition led to his appointment as leader of the western expedition several years later. A manuscript copy of this work in the Library of Congress is in the hand of Nicholas King, and the text was assembled by King from Pike's notes. The report was meant to be distributed to Congress before they adjourned in March 1807, but the publication was not completed in time. Jefferson ordered it sent to some members of Congress and others, and personally forwarded a copy to the American Philosophical Society. All bibliographers agree on the tremendous rarity of this work. This firm sold a perfect copy of this work for $30,000 in 2006. WAGNER-CAMP 6a. GRAFF 3289. HOWES P372, "d." STREETER SALE 1774. SABIN 62835. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 13393.

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        VOYAGE DE DENTRECASTEAUX ENVOYE? A LA RECHERCHE DE LA PEROUSE. Publié par ordre de Sa Majesté l?Empereur et Roi, sous le ministère de S.E. le Vice - Admiral Decrès, comte de l?Empire. Rédigé par M. De Rossel, ancien Capitaine de vaisseau.

      de l?Imprimerie Impériale 1807-1808 In - 4 p. (mm. 286x210), 2 voll., bella legatura in p. pelle bazana coeva, cornice dorata ai piatti, fregi e tit. oro su due tasselli al dorso, tagli marmorizzati + Atlante in folio (mm. 615x460), mz. pelle coeva, tit. oro su tassello al piatto. L?opera e? cosi? composta: Vol. I, pp. (4),LVI,704, con 32 tavv. inc. in rame f.t. (più volte ripieg.) - Vol. II, pp. (4),VIII,692, con 1 tav. inc. in rame f.t. (più volte ripieg.) che raffigura ?une boussole d?inclinaison?. Contiene ?les discussions et les observations astronomiques faites pendant ce Voyage, ainsi que les données et les résultats de ces meme observations?. L?"Atlante" porta il titolo ?Atlas du voyage de Bruny - Dentrecasteaux, Contre - Amiral de France, Commandant les frégates la Recherche et l?Espérance, fait par ordre du Gouvernement en 1791, 1792 et 1793. Publié.. par C.F. Beautemps - Beaupré, hydrographe.. Paris, 1807. Vi sono contenute: pp. (4) (frontesp. e Indice) e 39 carte - geografiche e nautiche - (29 a doppia pagina) inc. in rame, fra cui una ?Carte générale de la Nouvelle Hollande et des archipels du grand océan qui sont au Nord et à l?Est de cette terre, dressé en 1807?. "Edizione originale" di questa importante opera. Cfr. Brunet,II, p. 600 - The Hill Collection of Pacific Voyages, 467: ?D?Entrecasteaux (1737 - 1793), French admiral and governor of Mauritius, was sent to the Pacific in 1791 to search for La Pérouse. No traces of the lost expedition were found, but in the course of his search D?Entrecasteaux made important geographical discoveries.. The second captain was Huon Kermadec, after whom the islands North of New Zealand were named. The naturalist for the expedition was Jacques Julien de Labillardière. They explored the West and Southwest coasts of Australia, the South coast of Tasmania, the West coast of New Caledonia, and visited Tonga and the Santa Cruz Islands. The D?Entrecasteaux Islands near New Guinea were discovered and named for the admiral, who later died of colic off the north coast of New Guinea. The French Revolution divided the expedition; the royalists joined the Dutch on Java, and the republicans fell into the hands of the British Royal Navy. Also captured were the expedition?s journal, charts, and natural history specimens. Sir Joseph Banks ordered that they be delivered to the coast of France under a flag of truce?. L?Atlante con piccole macchie al frontesp. e alla prima carta geografica; lievi aloni margin., altrim. ben conservato. Magnifici sono i volumi di testo, in carta distinta e azzurrina. .

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        "The lady's cabinet of polite literature, containing a reflection of the most delicate and reined airs, songs, poems..."

      Boston: Russell and Cutler. 1807. "24mo (approx. 5 x 3 inches overall); pp. 202, vii; contemporary full tree calf, double gilt rules on covers enclosing a fancy star border, ""Adeline Bradlee"" in gilt on upper cover, smooth gilt-decorated spine, red morocco label, board edges gilt; fine condition. A second volume, not a songster, was published separately the following year. A very pretty binding by the Boston binder John Roulstone: the ornaments used are found in nos. 29, 32, and 35 in the Papantonio catalogue (Early American Book Bindings), all by Roulstone, and the general design of the binding is particularly akin to no. 32. Attributable American ornamental bindings in this condition are uncommon. Lowens 339, locating the Wadsworth Athenaeum, Harvard, and AAS copies only; American Imprints 12880."

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        Catalogue for J.J. Stockdale

      1807. No place, (but London): J.J.Stockdale, n.d. (but circa 1807-1820), small 8vo. 8pp. Self-wrappers (small hole in front cover). A catalogue of publications available through John Stockdale, Jr. Includes portraits of Charles I, travel literature, historical accounts and poetry. John Joseph Stockdale (died 1847) like his father John (1750-1814) was a bookseller. He started to work for his father in 1793 and established his own business in Pall Mall in 1806. Both Stockdales were controversial people. John Joseph is probably best known for publishing the memoirs of the courtesan Harriette Wilson in 1826 which attracted a crowd outside his shop. Before publication of the bookseller and author wrote together to all her lovers and clients offering to leave their names out of the book in exchange for a cash payment. Among these lovers was Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington who famously responded with, "Publish and be damned".

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        Le Caveau moderne ou Le Rocher le Cancalle

      A Paris, au Bureau du Journal des Gourmands, chez Capelle et Renand 1807 - In-18°, pleine basane noire, triple filet doré d'encadrement, fleurons d'angle, écoinçons constitués de guirlandes de fleurs renfermant arc, flèches et carquois, dos lisse orné du même motif, pièce de titre en maroquin havane, tête dorée, roulette sur les coupes, large roulette intérieure (reliure signée DAVID), 302 pp Bel exemplaire du premier numéro de ce "chansonnier de table, composé des meilleures chansons de l'Ancien Caveau, des Dîners en Vaudeville, de la Société Epicurienne, dite des Gourmands, etc." qui sera publié chaque année jusqu'en 1817. Parmi ses membres figuraient de célèbres chansonniers et spécialistes de la chanson bachique comme ARMAND GOUFFE ou MARC-ANTOINE DESAUGIERS Vicaire 157; Oberlé 1134 Le frontispice, gravé par Mariage d'après Fontaine, a été placé en face de la p. 175 où figure le texte auquel il se rapporte. Joli ex-libris de G. Maury. Craquelures minimes sur le premier plat; petite déchirure au bas de la p. 245; pâles rousseurs éparses

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        Free franked address leaf as President addressed by Jefferson to James Oldman, supplier of materials and crafter of exterior woodwork for Monticello

      [Monticello, Virginia] "Free Franked address leaf signed ?free / Th: Jefferson Pr. US.? as President, 1p, 9.75? x 7.25? overall, panel 5? x 3?. [Monticello, Virginia, August 30, 1807]. Addressed by President Jefferson to ?Mr. James Oldham / House-joiner / Richmond.? Hole from seal tear in blank area above the address panel, red seal remnant at bottom edge. Mathematical examples in two blank areas probably by Oldman figuring out Jefferson?s bill. With color photocopy of the August 30, 1807, Jefferson Autograph Letter Signed to James Oldham. Fine condition.From Monticello.org: ?James Oldham was a joiner at Monticello from 1801 to 1804 and supplied materials to President Jefferson from Richmond from 1805-1807. Oldham probably lived with other free white artisans in the workmen?s house on Mulberry Row [on Jefferson?s estate]. In the joiner?s shop, Oldham crafted exterior woodwork for Monticello II (1796?"1809) [when Jefferson doubled the size of Monticello]. In 1802, Oldham was ?putting up the Cornice round the South Piazza,? getting the ?framing and cornice for the front portico ready,? and making the doors for the ?South East necessary? and the ?N.W. one.? ... After settling in Richmond, Oldham furnished Jefferson with materials for the main house: venetian blinds for the greenhouse, sashes for the Southeast Portico, paneled doors, mortise locks, glass, and mahogany planks...?Jefferson?s letter sent with this free frank (color photocopy is present): ??Your letter of July 26. came on to this place after I had disposed of all my August funds, which obliged me to postpone a remittance to you till the beginning of September. I have directed mr Barnes, the first week in that month to remit 100. D. to mr Jefferson, on whom I inclose you an order to recieve [sic] it so soon as it shall have come to his hands. The balance of your account shall be remitted the first week in October, which I hope can be adapted to your convenience. I learn always with real pleasure that you meet with the employment which your skill & industry merit. I tender you my best wishes.?"

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        Trois lettres autographes adressées au Maréchal Soult au nom du Roi de Prusse

      1807 - Trois lettres officielles signées par le Comte August von der Goltz (1765-1832), ministre des affaires étrangères de Prusse, adressées au maréchal Soult, Duc de Dalmatie, dans le cadre de la mise en place de la paix de Tilsitt; les documents sont accompagnés de deux bulletins analytiques des archives du Duc de Dalmatie; lettre du 7 septembre 1807: double feuillet 4 pages signé Goltz lettre du 7 septembre 1807, deux double-pages et sept pages d'écriture signées Cte de Goltz; lettre du 21 septembre 1907 une page recto-verso signée Goltz; très bon état

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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, né J. van Bruaene, Vicaire a Eecloo 1807.

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        Elementos De Geometría Con Notas

      Imprenta De Repulles, Madrid 1807 - 322 pp. + XIII láminas desplegables con figuras . Traducido al castellano por Don Antonio Gillemán . Excelente conservación de las páginas. Lomos algo gastados. Gastos de envío a España incluidos. Size: 21,5x15,5 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Elementos de Geometría con Notas

      Imprenta de Repulles, Madrid 1807 - Tamaño 15 x 21. Encuadernación plena piel de época con título e hilos en oro. Primera edición en castellano de esta importante obra traducida del francés por Antonio Gilmán. 322 pp. + XIII láminas desplegables con figuras al final del texto. Cortes tintados y excelente calidad y conservación del papel. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Schmetterlinge von Europa. Band I-X. (complete).

      . Leipzig, G. (later E.) Fleischer, 1807-1835. Ten volumes in 16. 8vo. About 6,000 pp. Later uniform half cloth over marbled boards. Gilt title on spines.* Complete set of an enormous, early German descriptive catalogue on European butterflies published over a long period and seldom seen complete. The work contains many new taxa. The first four volumes were written by Ferdinand Ochsenheimer (1767-1822), the last six by Georg Friedrich [von] Treitschke (1776-1842). The preface of volume V starts with "Ochsenheimer ist nicht mehr!", and "(Fortsetzung des Ochsenheimer'schen Werks)" has been added to the title. This set is bound as follows: the two parts of volume I in one, the three parts of volumes V and X in three, the two parts of volumes VI and IX both in two, all others bound per volume for a total of 16. The Zusätze of volume I part II ends abruptly on p. 240. This is in accordance with Horn-Schenkling. Some pages slightly browned or spotted, as usual. Old, small and rather faint library stamp on title pages, previous private owner's stamp on front paste-down. In all an attractive complete set, however in a relatively recent binding. Hagen II, p. 18; Horn-Schenkling, 16498; Junk Rara p. 32..

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