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        [Op. 13]. Grande Sonate pathetique pour le Clavecin ou Pianoforte composee et dediee A Son Altesse Monsr. Le Prince Charles De Lichnowsky... Op. 13.

      Vienne Au Magasin de l'imprimerie chimique I.R. priv. sur le Graben No. 953 [1808]. Oblong folio. Disbound. 1f. (title), 3-15, [i] (blank) pp. Lithographed. Spine reinforced with paper tape. Trimmed at outer margin, just affecting notation in several instances; two leaves with old paper tape repairs to outer margins. Note in pencil at foot of title page, in unknown hand: "II te Ausgabe [?] 20." Title page slightly browned and stained; minor foxing; paper imperfections; slight wear to edges.. Weinmann: Senefelder, Steiner, Haslinger 1, p. 66. Not in Hoboken, Kinsky, or Twyman. Two copies only located (Columbia University and the Austrian National Library). Rare. An early lithographic imprint.

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        Eleanora and Rembrandt Peale sell a house in Philadelphia to his younger brother Rubens ? deed signed twice by Rembrandt Peale!

      Attractive Manuscript Document Signed ?Rem: Peale,? one page, 26.5? x 16.5?. Philadelphia, April 22, 1808. On vellum, neatly folded in eighths for filing. Also signed by his wife ?Eleanora M Peale.? On verso, signed again ?Rem: Peale? beneath manuscript receipt. Fine condition.In part, ?This Indenture ... Between Rembrandt Peale of the City of Philadelphia Portrait Painter and Eleanora M. his Wife, Of the one Part, and Rubens Peale of the said City Naturalist, Of the other Part ... in consideration of the Sum of [$1,932] Mortgage Monies which he the said Rubens Peale hath undertaken and agreed to pay, as of the further sum of [$1,498] lawful money of the United States to them paid by the said Rubens Peale at the time of the Execution hereof the Receipt whereof is hereby Acknowledged have granted bargained and sold released and confined? a two Story Brick? house and the ?lot or piece of Ground thereto belonging Situate on the North Side of Walnut Street between Delaware Sixth an

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        A Concise History of the Ketocton Baptist Association by William Fristoe - 1808

      - Exceptionally rare history of Baptists in Virginia. Trade references show no copies on the market since the 1950's. Staunton: Printed by William Gilman Lyford. 1808. A concise history of the Ketocton Baptist Association: Wherein a description is give of her constitution, progress and increase, the intention in Associating, the Doctrine's holden by her, reasons for the names of regular and separate Baptists, an account of the manner of administering Baptism, the Doctrines preached, Objections to the Baptist replied to, of Good works, etc. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        America

      [Poem] Smith, Samuel Francis (1808-1895). The first stanza of the poem "America", when adapted to music, became one of the most endearing songs in America history. The author was a clergyman, born in Boston. The present poem first appeared in Lowell Mason’s "The Choir" (1832). Written entirely in Smith’s hand, signed and dated by him; Written in 1832/Sept 13, 1832,/ S.F. Smith. Framed under glass with engraving of Smith. Handwritten poem measures approx. 4 ¼" x 3 5/8"; frame 15" x 9"..

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        A Journey from Bengal to England, through the Northern Part of India, Kashmire, Afghanistan, and Persia, and into Russia by the Caspian-Sea - In Two Volumes

      London: Printed for R. Faulder and Son, 1808 - Epistolary account of Forster's overland journey from Bengal through Afghanistan, where he was probably the first Englishman to set foot, into Qajar Persia, across the Caspian and through the steppes of the Don into European Russia (RUSSIA) First 8vo edition. 2 vols., 8vo. Folding map. Pp. xii, [3], 361; [iv], 333, [3, ads]. Contemporary half calf and marbled boards. Some rubbing, minor offsetting from map onto title of vol. I. Armorial bookplate. Later owner signature in ink on front flyleaf of each volume. Some foxing. Very good. McLachlan & WHittaker 1528; Ghani p. 136 (for 1798 quarto ed.) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Representations of Dresses, Morals and Customs in the Kingdom of Holland

      E. Maaskamp, Amsterdam 1808 - Contemporary half calf, spine gilt, upper joint splitting, spine ends and corners worn, rubbed, 4to. Text in English, plate captions in Dutch and French, hand-coloured engraved frontispiece (bound after printed title) and 20 plates, title and some text leaves spotted, occasional spotting and marginal finger-marking to plates, [plates dated 1811]. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Inventum novum ex percussione thoracis humani ut signo abstrusos interni pectoris morbos detegendi.

      FIRST EDITION of the first book to suggest percussion of the chest as a diagnostic measure, ?one of the greatest of all medical classics? (Heirs of Hippocrates).?With the introduction of percussion of the chest, which offered a new and dependable method of diagnosing diseases of the heart and lungs in living persons, Leopold Auenbrugger made the first advance in physical diagnosis since the age of Hippocrates. The son of an innkeeper, Auenbrugger had learned as a boy how to establish thelevel of wine in a cask by thumping the barrel... Applying the same technique to the human chest, he noticed that different sounds?"tympanic, dull, or obscure, were produced when there was underlying disease of the heart or lungs in the interior of the chest. He verified his diagnoses byb experiments on cadavers and by postmortems? (Grolier One Hundred). At first Auenbrugger's discovery attracted little attention, but he lived to see Corvisart's classic translation of the book in 1808, after which the value of percussion was universally recognised.G&M 2672. Lilly, Notable Medical Books, p. 127. Grolier, One hundred books famous in medicine, 45. Parkinson, Breakthroughs, 1761. Willius & Keys, Cardiac classics, 191?"213. This copy is of the second issue, with the errata on the final page. Norman Catalogue 81 (first issue).8vo, pp. 95, (1) errata. Some occasional light browning and foxing (as usual with this book), but a very good copy. Contemporary vellum over boards (lower portion of spine neatly repaired at an early date). Bookplates of Piergiorgio Borio.

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        Oeuvres de Mr. Turgot, ministre d'état

      Paris: A. Belin and Delance,, 1808-1811. Précédées et accompagnées de mémoires et de notes sur sa vie, son administration et ses ouvrages. 9 volumes, octavo (210 × 127 mm). Contemporary half calf and marbled boards, calf corners, spines ruled and decorated gilt, red morocco labels. Engraved portrait frontispiece by Tardieu after Ducreux. Small chip to the head of volume four, corners slightly rubbed. Very occasional light spotting. A very attractive set. First edition of the collected works of Turgot, economist, philosopher and administrator, edited by Dupont de Nemours, with his valuable annotations. The first volume comprises Mémoires sur la vie, l'administration et les ouvrages de M. Turgot, seconde édition, written by Dupont and first published in 1782. A leading economic theorist in France, Turgot's Réflexions sur la formation et la distribution des richesses (first published in the physiocrat journal Éphemérides du Citoyen in 1769-70) was a major influence on the thinking of Adam Smith. As well as economic theory and policy, Turgot wrote on theology, philosophy, and contributed articles for the great Encyclopédie of Diderot and d'Alembert.

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        Abbildungen zu dem 1. und 2. Heft der Römischen Alterthümer in Baiern (in einem Band).

      (München, 1808).. Heft 1. : Beylage III-IX, Heft 2. : Tab. I-XVI. Mit 23 (meist doppelblattgroßen) lithographischen Tafeln, 1 Seite Tafelverzeichnis, Original-Kartonage mit montiertem gedruckten Titel, 36,5 x 23,5 cm,. Einband etwas angestaubt und gebräunt, 1 Tafel mit hinterlegtem Einriss, sonst gut erhalten. Ohne die beiden Texthefte !

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        Reisen nach dem Innern von Louisiana, dem westlichen Florida, und auf die Inseln Martinique und St. Domingo. In den Jahren 1802, 1803, 1804, 1805 und 1806.

      . Vols. 1-2 (of 3) in one. Berlin 1808. IV + 212; XII + 265 pp. Contp. half calf. Leatherlabel on spine partly missing. * Sabin 72040. The work contains observations on natural history, geography, agriculture, commerce, and diseases (particularly yellow fever)..

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        Reise durch die Balearischen und Pithiusischen Inseln. Aus dem Französischen frey übersetzt.

      Wien, Doll, 1808.. circa 17,5 x 11,2 cm. Reihentitel, Frontispiz, 240 SS., 1 Kupferstich-Karte Halb-Leder d. Zt. mit Rückenvergoldung. Palau 108.747; vgl. Fromm III, 11561 (hat spätere Übersetzung von 1809). - Erste deutsche Ausgabe des frühen Reisebrichtes nach Mallorca, Minorca und Ibiza. Der Autor war "kaiserlich-französischer Kommerzialkommisär und Konsul auf den Balearen", wo er 20 Jahre verbrachte und viel Material für seine Dokumentation der Inseln und ihrer Einwohner sammelte. - Mit dem Reihentitel: Auswahl neuer und interessanter Reisebeschreibungen..., Band 4. - Gut erhalten, kaum gebräunt, etwas berieben, Rückenschild abgeschabt, dennoch hübsches Bändchen.

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        THE COSTUME OF GREAT BRITAIN

      William Miller 1808 - 1st 1808. Very good condition with no wrapper. Large format. 15 x 10.5 inches. Full blue straight-grained morocco binding. All edges gilt. Gilt titles and decorations to spine. Gilt decorative borders to covers. Hand-coloured vignette to title page plus 60 hand-coloured engraved plates. A fascinating glimpse of England at the very beginning of the 19th century. All plates present and in very good condition. One text page is detached, browned and slightly chipped at edge. Armorial bookplate of Philip Davies Cooke, who was Sheriff of Flintshire, to front pastedown. [S] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Pietro Bembo OPERE in 12 volumi ed. Società Tipografica Classici Italiani 1808

      Binding= Usato - Molto buono

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        Der Befreiungs-Krieg der Katalonier,

      . in den Jahren 1808 bis 1814. 2 vols. Breslau 1821-27. With map and 4 plans, all folded. XVIII + 359; X + (2) + 216 pp. Nice contemporary full mottled calf, richly decorated with gold on spine and boards and with coloured labels. Library stamp on titlepage..

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        Die Nelcken nach ihren Arten

      - besonders nach der J. E. Etlers in Schneeberg und anderen berühmten Sammlungen, in Blättern nach der Natur gezeichnet und ausgemahlt. Mit kurzen Bestimmungen begleitet, nebst einer Einleitung in die verschiedenen Systeme und Vorschläge zu einem einfachern und einer neunen Nomenklatur. Erstes - Zweytes Heft (von Drei). Leipzig, im Industrie Comptoir. (1808). 4:o. (2),42,(2 last blank); (3),44-62,(2 blank) pp. + 20 plates with 80 handcoloured illustrations. Plates with tissue-guards. Contemporary worn half calf. Watersoiling to inner margin and upper margin. Most textleafs with brownspotting. Plates with hardly visible watersoiling to inner margin else clean. Remains of sealwax and bluepaper on paste-downs. Hoffrath Wedel in Jena in ink on first free endpaper, R. Köster on verso and on title. 21,5 x 17 cm.[#\85378] [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A Topographical Dictionary of the United Kingdom; compiled from Parliamentary, and other Authentic Documents and Authorities; containing geographical, topographical and statistical accounts of every district, object and place in England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland and the various small islands dependant on the British Empire

      Richard Phillips, London, 1808. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Original contents rebound in full 20th Century calf binding with blind stamped decoration to front board and title to spine and new end papers. Binding very lightly worn with a few light blemishes to head of spine else very sound and secure. Pp xiv, main text un-paginated and printed in double columns. Accompanied by 46 maps, drawn purposely for this work, on an original plan. Map of Wales printed on one map and not on two as stated on contents pages hence all maps present and complete. Edge of block slightly irregular where reset and a few tiny chips to edge frontis map. Contents very faintly toned, and coloured maps tanning slightly. Some sporadic but faint off-setting otherwise no annotation or damage of note. A very good example of a well preserved publication. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Topography; Britain/UK; 19th century; Geography & Maps. Inventory No: 19119..

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        To the Public. Fellow Citizens, I Notice in the Palladium of July 14th Inst. a Publication Signed Samuel Taylor; to which he has subjoined a circular from Pittsburg. [first few lines of text]

      1808 - Broadside, 9 x 7½ inches. Light soiling and wear. Paper flaws affecting a few letters but with no loss. Very good. Early Kentucky Imprint: The Second Known Copy A campaign endorsement for General Charles Scott in his first, successful, run for the office of Governor of Kentucky. Scott (1739-1813), a native of Virginia and a veteran of both the French and Indian War and the American Revolution, served for a time as George Washington's chief of intelligence. He moved to Woodford County, Kentucky in 1787, participated in the border conflicts against the Indians, including the 1790 Harmar expedition and the Fallen Timbers campaign of 1794, before entering politics and serving as Kentucky's fourth governor from 1808-1812. This broadside urges support of the effort to approve funding for the pensions of Revolutionary War veterans, and Scott's run for the governorship succeeded the following month. It is signed in type at the end by "A Friend of the Military, July 16th, 1808." Rare and early for the area - not in Hummel or Shaw & Shoemaker. OCLC locates only one copy, at the Society of the Cincinnati. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Viaggio nel Basso ed Alto D'Egitto.

      Florence, Giuseppe Tofani, 1808.. 2 vols. xi, [i], 214pp. (double column text). 70 sepia aquatints & 80 further plates & charts. Folio. Old style half mottled calf, spines lettered in gilt.. Denon was attached to the Napoleonic forces during the invasion of Egypt. His resulting work was a tremendous success, as it was among the first to show in detail the extraordinary monumental richness in the land of the Pharaohs. This is the only edition to have some of the plates aquatinted. In many respects the illustrations done in this way, which tend to be the topographical views, are more successful than the equivalent line engravings in the original and subsequent French editions. - Hilmy I, p174.

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        The real state of the case respecting the late expedition.

      . London: J. Ridgway 1808. IV + 17 pp. + (40) blank pp. Contp. half calf. With the bookplate of Wilmet Hawkesworth Fawkes and of Johan Freidrich Erichsen. * Re-printed with some additions, from the preface to the State Papers on Denmark and Russia. Concerns the battle of Copenhagen and the relationship to Russia..

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        Burgansicht, "Altenburg bei Bamberg".

      . lav. Tuschpinselzchng. v. B. n. La(u)mey?, dat. 1808, 21 x 27. Sehr schönes Blatt, unten rechts: "copirt nach La(u)me(a)y von B. 1808". -

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        Jefferson appoints Samuel Woodhouse as Lieutenant in the Navy - a veteran of the Quasi-War with France and the Barbary Wars, Woodhouse saw action in the War of 1812, served aboard the "Constitution," and was later promoted to Master Commandant and Captain

      Partly Printed Document Signed "Th: Jefferson" as President and "R. Smith" as Secretary of the Navy, 1 page, 14.5" x 17.75". Washington, May 4, 1808. Smith later served as Madison's Secretary of State. Patriotic and military vignettes across top and bottom. On parchment. Paper seal affixed with red wax at lower center; blue ribbon shows through on verso. Jefferson signature a tad light; dark Smith signature. Minor flaws. Brown stains on verso, no show-through. Very Good condition.President Jefferson appoints Samuel Woodhouse (1784-1843) a Lieutenant in the Navy. Woodhouse had entered the Navy in 1799 as a Midshipman. In April 1808, Jefferson appointed "Samuel Woodhouse, of Pennsylvania, a Midshipman from May 22, 1801." In 1801, Woodhouse served under Capt. Thomas Truxton on the USS Constellation in the Quasi-War with France. In 1801-1802, during the Barbary Wars, Woodhouse sailed aboard the Philadelphia in the Mediterranean. In the War of 1812, Lieutenant Woodh

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        "Ammer Fluss von dem Ammer See bis in die Isar - 2. Blatt" //

      1808;. Kupferstich aus: Adrian von Riedl "Stromatlas von Bayern.", 1806-1808. Doppelblatt 22; Blattgröße: 50 x 74 cm; (Das 2. Blatt (mehr nicht erschienen) reicht vom Ammersee bis Allershausen) // Bezeichnet unten rechts in der Platte: "Grave par Jean Lehmann a Augsbourg" //. Der äußerste rechte Blattrand knitterig. Einriß am rechten Blattrand fachmännisch restauriert.

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        Kst.- Karte, n. I.G. Lingemann b. Geo. Inst. in Weimar, "Special Charte vom ehemaligen Eichsfelde, oder den jetzigen drey Harz - Bezirken des Königreichs Westphalen Heilienstadt, Duderstadt und Nordhausen .. entworfen i. J. 1806, und nach der neuen Bezirks-Eintheilung i. J. 1808 berichtigt .. 1808".

      . mit Grenzkolorit,, dat. 1808, 50 x 54. Selten! Hier vorliegend im 2. Zustand. Unten rechts der Titel, links Erklärungen zu den Ämtern u. Gerichten im Eichsfeld. Die Karte umgeben von einer gest. Bordüre. - Sehr gut erhalten.

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        Ansicht von Sidney von der Südseite, und der Mündung des Parramatta Flusses

      probably Weimar: circa, 1808. Single sheet, 340 x 222 mm., laid paper, featuring an engraved view of Sydney Cove, slight browning, very good. Rare German version of the Lesueur Sydney view. A good view of Sydney Cove closely based on the original engraving in the official publication of the Baudin voyage. It was engraved for the German edition of the Baudin account, with the original French caption slightly enhanced to read "View of Sydney from the south-side with the mouth of the Parramatta River". The French encampment is in the foreground of the picture, and several of the sailors can be seen working on repairs to their ships. To the left a small group of aborigines is testament to the close quarters in which the French bivouacked, and a reminder of why Nicolas-Martin Petit was able to create his famous suite of portraits of Port Jackson aborigines. This is quite a rare image; there is a copy in the Nan Kivell collection of the National Library of Australia. The German edition of the Baudin voyage was first published as Entdeckungsreise nach Australien (Weimar, 1808-1819).

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        The President & First Lady of the Confederacy! On one sheet, separate letters of Jefferson Davis and Varina Davis to John W. French, Chaplain at West Point ? each mentions President James Buchanan

      John W. French (1808-1871) was Chaplain of the House of Representatives from 1841 until 1856 when he was appointed Chaplain and Professor of Geography, History, and Ethics at the Military Academy at West Point by President Franklin Pierce. He was notified of his appointment by Pierce?s Secretary of War, Jefferson Davis, West Point, Class of 1828. French served at West Point until his death in 1871.(1) Sen. Jefferson Davis of Mississippi relates a conversation he recently had with President James Buchanan about appointing French?s son to West Point.Gilt-edged Manuscript Letter Signed ?Jeffer. Davis? as U.S. Senator, 1p, 6.5? x 8?, and Autograph Letter Signed ?V. Davis?, 2p, on verso of her husband?s letter continuing onto the conjoined second leaf. Washington, March 16, 1859. Mrs. Davis also lightly but legibly handwrote her husband?s letter which her husband dated ?Washington. / March 16th 1859? and signed. Fine condition.Da

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        Friedrich II., der Große (Berlin 24. 01. 1712 - 17. 08. 1786 in Potsdam). König von Preussen. Der im Park von Sanssouci reitende alte König (auf seinem Lieblingspferd Conde),.

      . Kupferstich v. M. Haas n. L. Wolf, 1808, 54,3 x 41,5 (H) ( 68,5 x 51 Blattgr. ). v. Campe 184; Drugulin 6792; Nagler VI, S.235; Thieme/Becker XV, S.391. - Unten links: L. Wolf del. - Unten rechts: Meno Haas Reg. Acad. Berol. Socius. Sculps. Mitte: Berlin, in Jacoby's Kunsthandlung unter den Linden N° 35. - Hier der 4. Plattenzustand mit der deutschen und französischen Untertitelung.

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        The Microcosm of London [3 Volume Set]

      London: T. Bensley for R. Ackerman, 1808. Bound in half-morocco with gilt lettering. 3 volume set 4to., 11.5cm x 27cm. Dated 1808-10. Ex-Junior Carlton Club library. Shelf-markings in gilt on the spines and a label on the front pastedown. Otherwise free of any library markings. Paaper watermarked 1806-8. Wood engraved titlepages, engraved dedication leaves, 105 hand-coloured aquatint plates by Buck, Stadler and others after Thomas Rowlandson and Pugin. Vol. 1 pp. (4), iv, (2)-231, 32 colour plates. Vol. 2 pp. (4), (iii)-vi, (2), (1)-239, 32 colour plates. Vol. 3 pp. (4), (iii)-iv, (2), (1)-280, (6), 41 colour plates. All volume lack half-titles. Vol. 3 has one more plate than called for, the additional plate being a duplicate of Westminister Bridge (see pp. 234 and 278). Plate at p.1 of vol. 3, The Queen's Palace, torn and crudely repaired. Some offsetting, foxing and darkening of paper. Binding a little rubbed, but firm. An early issue with only one of the errata correccted and with many of the plates having 1st issue points. [Tooley 7]. Heavy set of books, so additional postage may apply outside the UK. (p18). Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.

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        Extract uyt de generaale zeinen voor een vloot off esquader oorlogschepen. [Amsterdam, ca. 1808]. 8vo. With hundreds of small signalling flags, all coloured by hand. Contemporary half calf, gold fillets across spine, decorated paper sides.

      NNBW X, cols. 838-842.; Prud'homme van Reine, Jan Hendrik van Kinsbergen, pp. 184-185. Detailed and extensively illustrated ca. 1808 manuscript signalling manual, illustrating and describing hundreds of different flags and pennants, all drawn in colour. It contains extracts of all 8 "books" of a printed manual. The earliest known edition of any parts of this work was compiled by the Dutch Vice-Admiral Jan Hendrik van Kinsbergen (1735-1819) with assistance of Pieter Hendrik Reynst and published by for the use of the Dutch navy: Generale zeinen, voor een vloot of esquader oorlog-schepen, Amsterdam, Johannes van Keulen and sons. The STCN dates it between 1763 and 1766. The contents and preface of the present manuscript, noting all 8 "books" and referring to the work of Van Kinsbergen and Reynst, match those of the 1791 edition with the same title, Amsterdam, Gerard Hulst van Keulen, 1791, which has only a few copper plates of generic flags that had to be completed by hand. But it includes texts added to the 1791 edition for the printing of the 1808 edition. From 1773 onwards, Kinsbergen developed a more simplified system of signalling with flags, greatly limiting the number of flags and pennants to prevent fatal errors.With the edges of some leaves slightly tattered and with a few minor stains, but generally in very good condition. Spine and hinges cracked and they and the corners restored.

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        Extraordinary Hardships and Adventures of Captain David Woodard

      London: Thomas Tegg, circa, 1808. Small octavo, 28pp, large folding aquatint frontispiece, old wrappers, in cloth case with ties. With a wonderful aquatint frontispiece. Scarce copy of a rare Tegg pamphlet, detailing the adventures of an American sailor in modern Sulawesi in the early 1790s. Woodard's account is of some note due to the fact that it represents a relatively early and significant English-language account of the seas of south-east Asia, notably the Celebes Sea, but also Batavia (Jakarta). Woodard had sailed in the American ship Enterprise from Batavia bound for Manila. He and five companions were sent off in small boat to purchase provisions, but found themselves cut off by a storm, finally landing at Celebes where one of them, Archibald Millar, was killed in a fight with the local Malays. Imprisoned by their captors, they finally escaped with the help of a Muslim priest, and made their way back to Batavia. The pamphlet is based on The Narrative of Captain David Woodard (London, 1804), but being much shorter does not include that longer works notes mutiny on the Bounty; the wrecks of the Antelope and Pandora; the sufferings of some of the crew of the Shah Hormazier in Torres Strait. Tegg pamphlets, especially those in good condition, are quite uncommon. Ferguson originally noted only one copy of this (NYPL), but added three in time for the Addenda: his own copy, and copies in the Mitchell and National Libraries. Ferguson also gives the putative date of 1808 for publication, which is supported by the fact that one page of the present copy is clearly watermarked "1807

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        The Grave, A Poem

      London: T. Bensley for R. H. Cromek, 1808. First Edition. Cloth. Quarter Morocco Slipcase, with cloth chemise. Very Good. Folio-sized. 37 by 30 cm. xiv, 36, [4] pp. Engraved frontis portrait of Blake. Engraved title, followed by 11 plates. This copy includes list of subscribers, a poem "To the Queen" by Blake, an advertisement referencing Henry Fuseli's favorable comments on the designs followed by Fuseli's short exegesis and a prospectus for Chaucer's Pilgrims. This particular copy had belonged originally to artist and engraver James Neagle, who collaborated with Blake on several projects and later settled in Philadelphia. (His inscription is written in a calligraphic hand on one of the preliminary pages.) With a later quarter blue morocco slipcase and chemise. Scattered mostly light foxing -- heavier on frontis and title, and affecting plate margins more than text leaves. Offsetting. Considerable wear to the original boards. Rebacked spine. Moderate wear to the slipcase, which remains structurally sound and attractive.

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        The Grave, A Poem. Illustrated by Twelve Etchings Executed from Original Designs.

      T. Bensley for R. H. Cromek, London 1808 - Folio-sized. 37 by 30 cm. xiv, 36, [4] pp. Engraved frontis portrait of Blake. Engraved title, followed by 11 plates. This copy includes list of subscribers, a poem "To the Queen" by Blake, an advertisement referencing Henry Fuseli's favorable comments on the designs followed by Fuseli's short exegesis and a prospectus for Chaucer's Pilgrims. This particular copy had belonged originally to artist and engraver James Neagle, who collaborated with Blake on several projects and later settled in Philadelphia. (His inscription is written in a calligraphic hand on one of the preliminary pages.) With a later quarter blue morocco slipcase and chemise. Scattered mostly light foxing -- heavier on frontis and title, and affecting plate margins more than text leaves. Offsetting. Considerable wear to the original boards. Rebacked spine. Moderate wear to the slipcase, which remains structurally sound and attractive. Cloth. Quarter Morocco Slipcase, with cloth chemise [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sices, or Grooms, Leading out Horses/Les Palfreniers ou Sices, Promenant les Cheveaux

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

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        Philosophie, Religion und Christentum im Bunde, zur Veredelung und Beseligung der Menschen. München: Joseph Lentner, 1808-11.

      - 7 parts in 4 volumes, 8vo, c.1,000 pp., contemporary plain wrappers, foxing throughout (mostly mild) and occasional light waterstaining, but a very good set, uncut and almost entirely unopened. Complete first edition, by the theologian, philosopher and scientist Josef von Weber (1753-1831), who taught successively at Dillingen, Ingolstadt, Landshut and finally Dillingen again. 'Weber’s thought went through three phases. In the 1780s at Dillingen, his writings were logical and metaphysical works inspired by the Enlightenment thought of Leibniz and Wolff. Starting in the 1790s at Dillingen, he entered into a Kantian phase and defended Kant’s work against Stattler. Here he creatively appropriated Kant’s philosophy and in some ways anticipated the transcendental Thomism of Maréchal and Rahner. Finally, in his writings and teachings after 1802 in Landshut and at the Dillingen Lyceum, he came to reject the Enlightenment and Kant’s philosophy and instead embraced the idealism of Schelling. He followed Schelling in founding the Christian religion (specifically Catholicism) on the rational intuition of God. In so doing, he embraced Schelling’s identity theory in which God is the Absolute Reason or the Wholly Real in which objectivity and subjectivity, being and thought, ideality and reality are united, and nature, human spirits and Christ are manifestations of the progressive self-realization of this Absolute' (Dictionary of Eighteenth-Century German Philosophers). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Gesamtans., mit den Wasserfällen, "Veduta principale delle grandi e piecole Cascatelle di Tivoli, e loro adiacenze presa d' apresso la Villa d' Crazio ..".

      . Kupferstich n. u. v. W. F. Gmelin, dat. 1808, 43 x 56,5. Fachgerecht restauriert und auf Japanpapier aufgezogen. - Sehr schönes Blatt.

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        Red Grouse

      Random and Sneath, [London 1808 - One of a series of shooting subjects, after Reinagle, published between 1806 and 1810. The exact number in the series is open to question: Siltzer calls for 10, and Charles Lane 14. Philip Reinagle "animal and landscape painter, was born in 1749. He entered the schools of the Royal Academy in 1769, and afterwards became a pupil of Allan Ramsay (1713-1784), whom he assisted in the numerous portraits of George III and Queen Charlotte. He exhibited first at the Royal Academy in 1773, sending portraits almost exclusively until 1785, when the monotonous work of producing replicas of royal portraits appears to have given him a distaste for portraiture, and to have led him to abandon it for animal painting. He became very successful in his treatment of sporting dogs, especially spaniels, of birds, and of dead game. In 1787, however, he sent to the academy a View taken from Brackendale Hill, Norfolk, and from that time his exhibited works were chiefly landscapes. He was elected an associate of the Royal Academy in 1787, but did not become an academician until 1812, when he presented as his diploma picture An Eagle and a Vulture disputing with a Hy?na. He likewise exhibited frequently at the British Institution." (DNB). Lane Sporting Aquatints and their Engravers I, p.60 & II, p.53; Siltzer p.236. Aquatint, coloured by hand, by Frederick Christian Lewis and George Maile (shaved with loss of publication line, expert repair touching image area).

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        Le Cook de la Jeunesse , ou Extrait des voyages les plus récens dans les régions les plus éloignées

      Paris: n.p., 1808. Two volumes, duodecimo, the three wide folding engraved plates after John Webber in very clean and crisp condition; completely uncut in the original orange paper wrappers, a little dusted and rubbed, spines wearing; a very attractive set in unsophisticated condition. Paris edition. A handsome copy of this charming and popular French account of various voyages for children. As the title suggests, most of the material here is taken directly from the voyages of Captain Cook. The three fine and large folding engraved plates, all after Webber, respectively depict a Maori war canoe, a walrus hunt and a Tahitian human sacrifice. There were a number of juvenile editions based on Jean-Pierre Bérenger's popular collections of voyage accounts which first appeared in 1780. Bérenger was a Swiss polymath; politically active, he was exiled from Geneva and spent much of his adult life in Lausanne. He wrote several important books on geography and the voyages to the Pacific. This Paris publication, largely devoted to the voyages of Cook, has chapters describing Tahiti, New Zealand, Unalaska, and the Sandwich Islands, followed by an abridged life of the navigator. Forbes records two editions published in Avignon (370 & 495 in the Hawaiian National Bibliography) but did not note this edition, although the second volume includes a lengthy section, some fifty pages, devoted to Hawaii.

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        Panegirico Alla Sacra Maesta di Napoleone Detto Nell' Accademia Letteraria di Cesena Li XVI Agosto 1807

      Fresso i Fratelli Masi e Compagno, Bologna, Italy, 1808. First Edition. Hardcover. Fair Condition. This is a very rare book on Napoleon, written 8 years prior to Waterloo. I have only found 5 copies in libraries worldwide. Size: 4mo - over 9 3/4" - 12" tall. Text is in Italian. About 1/3 of the spine has been chipped away at the top, and the outer paper cover is gone from most of the rest of it. Both hinges are cracked about the same distance along the top of the spine. Heavy foxing throughout. Pages are wrinkled, but I believe it's due to the type of paper, andI see no evidence of water damage. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 pounds. Category: History; Non-English Language::Italian; France; 19th century; Italian Language; Inventory No: 001309. .

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        Scarce broadside notifying a local official that deserters and clergy obedient to Pope Pius VII have crossed the Pyrenees from France to Aragon, Spain, and ?have refused to enlist amongst insurgents??

      Printed Broadside Signed ?J.P. Chazal? in type, 1p, 12.25? x 15.5?. Tarbes, June 10, 1808. In French, partially translated. On watermarked paper, noted at bottom: ?A Tarbes, chez Raymond Lagarrigue, Imprimeur de la Préfecture.? Fine condition.Headed ?The Préfect of the Départment of Hautes-Pyrénées, Member of the Legion of Honor, to M. the Mayor of the Department.? Jean-Pierre Chazal had been Prefect of the Department of Hautes-Pyrenees since 1802.Begins, ?I learn, Mr. Mayor, by several reports that have been made to me, that a large number of deserters and refractory of this department, have taken refuge in Aragon, have refused to enlist amongst insurgents of this Spanish province, and are returning to their homeland, braving all the perils and all the sorrows, rather than to be useful against it...? Clergy obedient to the Pope were known as the Refractory.Hautes Pyrenees was a department of the French Pyrenees. Aragon was a region of the Spanish Pyrenees.Jean-Pierre

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        Bouquet of flowers with Cabbage White butterfly]

      Danlos ain? and Victor Delarue, [Paris] & London 1808 - An extremely rare large scale print after Bessa, a contemporary of Redout? This `magnificent large ' print (Dunthorne) is from a work called Fleurs et Fruits grav?s et colori?s sur les peintures aquarelles faites d'apr?s nature, published in Paris in 1808, with 24 plates after Bessa. However, the book is so rare that even in 1938 Gordon Dunthorne had only been able to find five of the plates. The present print is of a red and white tulip, a blue hyacinth and two stems of multi-headed narcissus, with a Cabbage White butterfly settled on one of the broad leaves of the tulip. Here Bessa and Chaponnier have combined to produce a plate that is a match for any printed image from Redout?, and in terms of scale larger than anything he produced. Cf. Dunthorne 31. Stipple engraving, printed in colours, finished by hand, by Alexandre Chaponnier. Expertly re-backed with mulberry paper repairing a three inch tear lower right.

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        Pharmacopoeia of the Massachusetts Medical Society

      Boston: E. & J. Larkin, 1808. 1st edition. With Numerous Contemporary Manuscript Additions

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        The Costume of China, Illustrated by Sixty Engravings: with Explanations in English and French. Together in One Volume With: The Punishments of China Illustrated by Twenty-Two with Explanations in English and French

      London.: W. Miller.. 1800and 1808.. 82 full page hand-coloured stipple engravings in total. The Costume of China: 60 plates. 22 plates. Title pages and prefaces in English and French for both works, one leaf of text for each plate, recto in English, verso in French, bound in 19th century half leather, marbled paper covered boards, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. As is frequently case with copies of this work, the date of the title page and watermarks on some other leaves are at variance. (See Abbey 533 for more information). This copy contains a number of leaves bearing watermarked dates from 1796 to 1817. Some offsetting of plates onto text opposite, frontispiece a little foxed but otherwise the plates are in very good condition with only some occasional spotting. Binding is worn in places particularly at corners, recased, decorative gilt leather backstrip laid down. Quarto. This beautiful volume contains two separately published works that caught the imagination of early 19th century Europe. The 82 handsome engravings are of course one of the reasons these books have been much admired over many years however the accompanying text is also surprisingly detailed and offers an insight into how China and Chinese people were to be viewed for many decades to come. The plates depict both the occupations of the people of China and the punishments meted out to those who transgressed. The original detailed pen and wash illustrations by Pu Qua were commissioned in Guangzhou by Major Mason while was spending some months sick leave at the British Factory. Cordier 1858. Abbey 533. Tooley (English Books with Coloured Plates) 320. .

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        His Royal Highness Edward Duke of Kent and Strathearn

      W. Say, 92 Norton Street, Marylebone, London 1808 - An impressive portrait of His Royal Highness, Edward the Duke of Kent, at the defense of Gibraltar. Edward Augustus was the fourth son of George III and Queen Charlotte; he spent his early years in Switzerland where he received a strict education from the Baron Wagenheim. Throughout his life he took an active role in the army, joining Lord Grey's forces in the West Indies and taking part in the reduction of St. Lucia. In the political sphere, he spoke adamantly for Catholic emancipation and the abolishment of the slave trade. Edward was an active Freemason who was viewed as an intricate force in the development of Freemasonry in England. By resolving the ideological differences between the "Ancients" and the "Moderns", he succeeded in forming the United Grand Lodge of England, and thus unifying the movement under one ideological concept. Late in life, Edward married Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, and their daughter Victoria became one of the most influential and best-loved monarchs of Britain. O'Donoghue, Catalogue of Engraved British Portraits. in the British Museum 2. Mezzotint. In excellent condition with the exception of a skillfully mended tear on the left margin extending into the image. Image size: 26 1/4 x 17 7/16 inches.

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        Interesting Narrative of the Loss His Majesty's Armed Vessels the Porpoise and Cato, of London, upon Wreck Reef, on their passage from New South Wales to China; interspersed with Occasional Remarks on New South Wales, its Productions, Inhabitants, &c. By an Officer of the Porpoise, Never before published. Also the Loss of the Doddington, East Indiaman

      London: Thomas Tegg, 1808. Duodecimo,[ii], 7-28 pp. (as issued), with a folding engraved frontispiece of the wreck of the Porpoise and Cato; a nice copy in a neat recent binding of tan calf with a crimson label. Flinders on Wreck Reef. Very scarce London chapbook recounting the dismal wrecking off the Great Barrier Reef of the ships Porpoise and Cato bound from New South Wales to China in August 1803. This was the beginning of what was to be a disastrous voyage back to England for Matthew Flinders who shipped with the Porpoise after completing his circumnavigation. The Investigator had been damaged, apparently beyond repair, and he chose to go back to England in search of a seaworthy ship. The Porpoise left Port Jackson on 10 August 1803, taking the route via Torres Strait; on 17 August she went ashore on Wreck Reef, in open ocean about 740 miles NNE of Sydney. Two merchant vessels were with her; one, the Cato, was wrecked a short distance away, and the other, the Bridgewater, disappeared and was never heard of again. Flinders made a camp on the reef, organised the refugees, and made the journey back to Sydney in a ship's cutter, returning with rescue vessels. One of them, the Cumberland, took him and ten chosen men onwards - on a terrible voyage, the final humiliation of which was Flinders' imprisonment on Mauritius. 'The authorship is attributed in the text to one "Mr Fitz-Daniel", who is stated to have been the officer of the watch when the Porpoise struck, and the officer who accompanied Flinders in the cutter. There was no such person. The account is plagiarized from that in the Sydney Gazette, with additions supplied by the fancy of the compiler. A curious feature is that wherever numbers are given, one is added in this version, presumably to allow for the fictitious "Mr Fitz-Daniel"' (Ferguson). Authenticity apart, the text is well written and has much detail that did not appear in the Gazette report, including "Observations on the natural productions, and the manners of the natives of New South Wales". The publisher, Thomas Tegg, was a prolific publisher of chapbooks in London; his son later emigrated to become a significant early Sydney printer.

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        Interesting Narrative of the Loss His Majesty's Armed Vessels the Porpoise and Cato, of London, upon Wreck Reef, on their Passage from New South Wales to China; interspersed with Occasional Remarks on New South Wales, its Productions, Inhabitants, &c. By an Officer of the Porpoise, Never before published. Also the Loss of the Doddington, East Indiaman

      London: Thomas Tegg, circa, 1808. Octavo, [ii], 7-28 pp. (as issued), paper water-marked "1807", with a folding engraved frontispiece of the wreck of the Porpoise and Cato, lower margin cropped, laid down at an early date with ms. ink inscription "Loss of the Porpoise and Cato"; text uniformly aged, one page torn with loss to the margin, a good copy in modern quarter calf, marbled paper sides. Flinders shipwrecked. Very scarce chapbook account of the wreck of the Porpoise and Cato off the Great Barrier Reef in 1803. This was the beginning of Flinders' disastrous voyage back to England after completing his circumnavigation. The Investigator had been damaged, apparently beyond repair, and he chose to go back to England in search of a seaworthy ship. The Porpoise left Port Jackson on 10 August 1803, taking the route via Torres Strait; on 17 August she went ashore on Wreck Reef, in open ocean about 740 miles NNE of Sydney. Two merchant vessels were with her; one, the Cato, was wrecked a short distance away, and the other, the Bridgewater, disappeared and was never heard of again. Flinders made a camp on the reef, organised the refugees, and made the journey back to Sydney in a ship's cutter, returning with rescue vessels. One of them, the Cumberland, took him and ten chosen men onwards - on a terrible voyage, the final humiliation of which was Flinders' imprisonment on Mauritius. 'The authorship is attributed in the text to one "Mr Fitz-Daniel", who is stated to have been the officer of the watch when the Porpoise struck, and the officer who accompanied Flinders in the cutter. There was no such person. The account is plagiarized from that in the Sydney Gazette, with additions supplied by the fancy of the compiler. A curious feature is that wherever numbers are given, one is added in this version, presumably to allow for the fictitious "Mr Fitz-Daniel"' (Ferguson). Authenticity apart, the text is well written and has much detail that did not appear in the Gazette report, including "Observations on the natural productions, and the manners of the natives of New South Wales". Ferguson suggests a date of publication of 1808, which would accord with the 1807 watermark visible on one page of this copy.

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        A PRESENT FOR A LITTLE GIRL. A PRESENT FOR A LITTLE BOY. INSTRUCTIVE HINTS, IN EASY LESSONS FOR CHILDREN.

      London, printed by and for Darton and Harvey, Gracechurch Street, 1808.3 works bound together, the first complete, the second defective and the third lacking 1 leaf. A PRESENT FOR A LITTLE GIRL, early reprint 1808, 12mo, 150 x 88 mm, 5 7 / 8 x 3 3 / 8 inches, (52) pages, final 1½ pages contain publisher's adverts. Engraved title page vignette of mother reading to little girl under tree, little boy pointing out nest of baby birds, 3 full page engravings and 24 delightful half page engravings, including some of children at play, and some of naughty children. A series of little essays and verses on a variety of topics, some instructive, some extolling children to virtue. This edition reprints the text of the edition of 1806 but almost all the engravings have been extensively redrawn. A few are dated, either 1806 or 1808. Lacks original covers, rebound in a modern half calf binding with coloured patterned sides, raised bands to spine, no lettering or label, inner hinges strengthened with binder's linen tape. Title page slightly dusty and with 4 minute ink marks, faint name and date of 1816 in margin, tiny tip of upper corner missing on title and following page, occasional pale fingermarks to contents, short closed tear to text on 1 page, expertly repaired, no loss, some margins trimmed close but no loss of text. A good plus copy. First published in 1797 with different illustrations. Oppenheimer 2090; National Book League 522a; Osborne I,114 listing the 1806 edition. Bound with A PRESENT FOR A LITTLE BOY, London, Wm Darton and Jos.h Harvey, circa 1806 - 1808, several images dated 1806 with imprint. 40 OF 48 PAGES, 4 LEAVES MISSING: TITLE LEAF, FIRST LEAF OF TEXT (A2) AND LAST 2 LEAVES (D5 - D6). 22 of 25 engravings including 2 full page, 3 missing on missing leaves. A companion to Darton's Present for a Little Girl, first published in 1798. It consists of a series of anecdotes mainly about animals which includes one on a pig that was taught to read and spell. LACKING ORIGINAL WRAPS, light soiling throughout, 1 page torn across and expertly repaired, some margins trimmed, 1 page with loss of 2 letters but easily legible, another page with old paper repair to small closed tear, no loss. A previous owner has handwritten a title page and a page of text for the second story which has been taken from another edition. A defective copy of a scarce book. Oppenheimer 2087 listing the edition of 1805; Osborne II,703 listing edition of 1804; National Book League No. 525 listing edition of 1805. Also bound with INSTRUCTIVE HINTS IN EASY LESSONS FOR CHILDREN in 2 parts, (by Elizabeth Heyrick), London, Darton and Harvey, No. 55 Gracechurch Street, 1806. Pages: 52 of 54 (lacking page 25 / 26); 48. Collation: A - B12 ( - B1), C3, B2 signed A2; A - B12. Lacks 1 leaf of adverts at the end of Part I. Each title page has a different engraving, that in Part II dated 1804, plus 22 charming half page engravings in each Part. Topics covered include reading, and the production of paper and books; animals especially horses (the missing page deals with cruel treatment of them), donkeys, dogs, sheep, whales, and the uses of all of them; bee - keeping (2 images); knitting and sewing; beauty of sunrise; religion; kindness to animals especially birds; pleasures and use of swimming; tasks a girl of 12 can accomplish; the virtues of cleanliness. Lacking original wraps. Part I: neat early small signature and address on first title page, same name in pencil to 1 upper margin within, a few pages slightly dusty, occasional very light soiling mainly to margins, A11 is missing lower inner corner with loss of 4 or 5 words on recto and verso, 5 ink squiggles in central margin of A11 verso, some margins slightly trimmed, no loss, B12 torn across horizontally and neatly mended and easily legible. Part II: the same signature on title page dated 1809, a little brown staining to text on A2 recto, no loss, some pages dusty and lightly soiled, all legible. A good plus copy of a scarce interesting children's book (lacking 1 leaf), first published in 1800. A copy of Part I 1806 in the Opie Collection, a copy of Part II 1804 in the V. & A., Osborne I,124 lists only Part II of the 1806 edition and no others. No copy in the Oppenheimer catalogue. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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