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         The Quarterly Review Periodical No. 1 to 225 (1809 -1863) (185 issues)

      John Murray, Albemarle Street, London 1809 - THE QUARTERLY REVIEW Periodical No. 1 to 225 (1809-1863) (185 issues). Paperback copies, no dustjackets as issued. From Issues 1 to 225, missing few issues. some wear to spines, some have neat owners name in ink to front covers, couple have loose front cover, couple are missing cover. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         Mrs. Leicester's School: Or, The History of Several Young Ladies, Related By Themselves

      M.J. Godwin At the Juvenile Library, London, 1809. Near fine. 6 1/2 x 3 3/4 inches, full calf with marbled endpapers, a.e.g., bookplate of Frank Brewer Bemis on inside front cover, Viii, 179, [1] page of advertisement.

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         An epitome of electricity and galvanism

      Jane Aitken 1809 - 1st ed. Early Pennsylvania printing. Bound in contemporary sheep. iv, xlviii, 159 p. 22 cm. Engraved frontispiece of the "electrical machine." Front joint cracked. Scuff, with some loss, to front cover along edge. "This is one of the earliest works on electricity published in America; it contains a carefully written account of contemporary discoveries, experiments, and investigations"--Wheeler Gift 697. Rink 752. Shaw et Shoemaker, 17673. Jacob Green was an early Philadelphia chemist, professor at Princeton and a founder of Jefferson Medical College. Erskine Hazard was an important Philadelphia industrialist. (Two Gentlemen of Philadelphia) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         [K 492] Le Nozze di Figaro Dramma Giocoso in Quattro Atti Prix 48f [Full score]

      Paris: Magasin de Musique [PN s566, 1-4], 1809. First Edition, first issue, with number "366" at foot of title and printed price of "48f." Fuld p. 353. Hirsch IV, 98. Not in Hoboken. RISM M4339. While Köchel (8) p. 545 cites the first edition as having been published in 1795 by Imbault, there are no known copies of this; it would thus appear to be a "ghost" (a citation for which there is no recorded copy). First performed in Vienna at the Burgtheater on May 1, 1786, with libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte after Beaumarchais. "Figaro is generally agreed to be the most perfect and least problematic of Mozart's great operas... In the great finales of Acts 2 and 4, Mozart reached a level which he could never surpass; indeed, he was hardly to equal the Bb Allegro of the second act finale for its mercurial motivic play and the subsequent Andante in 6/8 for the synchronization of dramatic revelation with the demands of musical form." Julian Ruston in Grove Opera Vol. 3, p. 634.. 2 volumes. Folio. 19th century quarter mottled calf with marbled boards, Act I: 1f. (recto title, verso blank), 1f. (recto table of contents, verso blank), [1] (named cast list), 2-129, [i] (blank); Act II: 186; Act III: 116, [1] (blank); Act IV: [1] (blank), 2-127, [1] (blank) pp. Engraved. Text in Italian and French. Named cast includes Bianchi as Almaviva, Signora Barilli as La Contessa, Signor Barilli as Figaro, Crespi-Bianchi as Susanna, Capra as Cherubino, Tarulli as Bartolo, Sevesti as Marcellina, Zardi as Basilio, Carmanini as Antonio, R*** as Barbarina, and Lupi as Don Curzio. Plate mark to first act "566" with "1" below; to second act "A.2.566," to third act "566.3," and to fourth act "566.4." With somewhat curious early manuscript note laid in relative to the text of Aria no. 10, Non piu andrai farfallone amoroso, stating "Si pongano le sole parole Italiane," but printed text is in both Italian and French to this particular aria, as it is throughout. Binding somewhat worn and scuffed; head and tail of spine frayed and partially lacking. Slightly worn; moderately browned; occasional stains and marginal tears; some signatures split with affected leaves partially detached; small wax stain to p. 79; very small binder's stab holes to upper inner blank margins throughout; 20th century owner's signature in blue ink to upper margin of title.

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         Choix des plus célèbres Maisons de Plaisance de Rome et de ses environs.

      Paris, Imprimerie de Didot l'Ainé, MDCCCIX (1809), - in-folio grande (cm 61x43), pp. (4), 72 di testo descrittivo ed esteso indice delle località, solida legatura posteriore cartonata, dorso e angoli in tela verde . Illustrato da 77 incisioni in rame f.t. e 18 n.t., di artistiche vedute delle ville Albani, Medici, Panfili, Borghese, Mattei, Farnesina, Negroni, Pia, Madama, Sacchetti, Altieri, Papa Giulio, Bolognetti, Dragone, Taverna, Muti, Este, Casinò Colonna, Aldobrandini, Giustiniani, Palazzo di Caprarola. Particolarmente interessante poiché le tavole raffigurano prospetti, planimetrie e vedute, con alcuni dettagli anche sui giardini, fornendo una vasta e dettagliata testimonianza iconografica. A Percier e Fontaine si devono altri due testi di argomento affine: le 1798 pubblicatono una monografia dedicata ai palazzi e alle residenze romane, mentre nel 1802 quella delle sulle decorazioni degli interni. Esemplare su carta grande e forte, a pieni margini. Cicognara n.3823. Rossetti, G 1399. Brunet, IV, 489. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         ALMANACH IMPERIAL POUR L'ANNEE MDCCCIX PRESENTE A SA MAJESTE L'EMPEREUR ET ROI - 1809

      TESTU - A Paris chez TESTU, - In-huit plein veau blond légèrement moucheté, dos à quatre nerfs, entrenerfs ornés de l'Aigle Impérial, pièce de titre aux fers, triple filet d'encadrement aux plats, toutes tranches rouge fauve, coiffes striées, double tranchefiles, roulette aux coupes, contreplats ornés de large roulettes façon 18e. Gardes remplacées. Légère fissure de cuir aux mors droit bas. Magnifique exemplaire. - p. de titre, 898 pages. Mots clés : [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         The Life of George Romney.

      Chichester: W. Mason, 1809. 4to, (8), (7), 416pp. With portrait frontispiece (imprint trimmed at foot) and 11 engraved plates, including one by William Blake. Old half calf, marbled boards, joints rubbed but sound, top of backstrip chipped away, black label lettered in gilt. First edition. Blake’s plate of the shipwreck incorporates a number of familiar figures from his iconography and is a strong and vivid illustration. Essick, CBI, XLIX.

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         [Convention of Cintra], The Proceedings Upon the Inquiry, Relative to the Armistice and Convention, etc. Made and Concluded in Portugal, in August, 1808, between the Commanders of the British and French Armies. Held at the Royal Hospital at Chelsea, on Monday, the 14th November, and Continued by Adjournments Until Tuesday, the 27th of December, 1808.

      London: Printed for T. Egerton, 1809. [Peninsular War Inquiry]. FIRST EDITION. Octavo (23 x 15cm), pp.[4]; 557 [3]. With two folding tables details men and horses lost in action. Recently re-backed using original blue / grey paper-covered boards, with new vegetable parchment to spine, done to style with boards. Black titles to cream label on spine, with date written by hand in black ink to base of spine. All edges untrimmed.Wear to boards, especially fore-edges. Very good overall, restored to an attractive usable condition. Following the Duke of Wellington's strategic defeat of French forces in Portugal in 1808, his plans for total victory in the Iberian peninsular were cut short by the untimely arrival of senior British Generals, Harry Burrard and Hew Dalrymple, who concluded a swift peace agreement with the French General Junot, allowing his army to retreat back to France with all the valuables they had looted during their occupation of the country in 1807. When the details of this circumstance became known in London it was considered a National disgrace, and all three senior Generals were ordered back to the Capital to face an Inquiry, published here in full the following year.

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         Poems on the Abolition of the Slave Trade

      First edition. 3 portrait plates and 9 other plates by Raimbach after Robert Smirke. Some marginal staining to fore-edges of most plates and slight marginal damage to fore-edge on one plate. 4to. Contemporary marbled paper boards, backed with straight-grain morocco, spine gilt decorated. Some rubbing. Very good otherwise. (viii) ii (viii), 141pp. London, R. Bowyer,

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         Essay on Sepulchres: Or, a Proposal for Erecting Some Memorial of the Illustrious Dead in All Ages on the Spot where their Remains Have Been Interred.

      W. Miller, 1809. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Rebacked. Bound in full calf. Frontis sculpted by Hopwood. M. J. Godwin and Co catalogue to the rear. An essay suggesting that an institution should be set up to create monuments marking the graves of people of note from all over the world, with the scheme starting in Great Britain. That a map should be made of all the memorials. "Mr Godwin [is] by no means ill qualified to write an 'Essay on Sepulchres'; nor have our expectations been disappointed by the perusal. We have found in it many just and natural sentiments forcibly expressed." - The Critical Review, Or Annals of literature. Condition: Very good. Corners bumped with some loss. Pencil inscriptions to the endpapers. Small closed tear to the frontis measuring approx 6mm. Offsetting from the frontis. Scattered foxing to the first and last few pages.

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         Autographed document signed about binding sets of a bible translation

      Philadelphia, 1809. unbound. near fine. 1 page, oblong, 4.5 x 7.75 inches, Philadelphia, June 1, 1809 -- a very rare example of Jane Aitken's signature and handwriting, originally sold by Mary Benjamin in 1955 with her original description in brown type: "This is her original bill, rendered to Charles Thomson, Perpetual Secretary of Old Congress, for binding 40 sets of Thomson's translation of the Bible in sheep and one set in calf gilt. Thomson was the first to translate the bible from the Greek in America. This bill is itemized and receipted by Jane Aitken. Also docketed by Charles Thomson . . . VERY RARE AUTOGRAPH." Near fine condition. 1 page, oblong, 4.5 x 7.75 inches, Philadelphia, June 1, 1809 -- a very rare example of Jane Aitken's signature and handwriting, originally sold by Mary Benjamin in 1955 with her original description in brown type: "This is her original bill, rendered to Charles Thomson, Perpetual Secretary of Old Congress, for binding 40 sets of Thomson's translation of the Bible in sheep and one set in calf gilt. Thomson was the first to translate the bible from the Greek in America. This bill is itemized and receipted by Jane Aitken. Also docketed by Charles Thomson . . . VERY RARE AUTOGRAPH." Near fine condition.Early American printer, publisher and bookbinder who, at the age of 18, assisted her father, Robert Aitkin, in publishing the first complete English Bible in America. She inherited her father's business upon his dearth in 1802 but also incurred thousands of dollars of his debt. On at least two occasions she lost her printing presses to a sheriff's sale and once ended up in debtor's prison. Shockingly, despite being a pioneering woman in early American printing, she is largely unheard of in historical records other than her obituary, and to make matters worse, her burial place is assumed to be in the destroyed cemetery of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia.

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         Prise de la Ville de Vienne Capitale de l`Autriche. Le 10 May, 1809, l`Émpereur Napoléon parut aux portes de Vienne avec le corps du Maréchal Duc de le Montebello. L`Archiduc Maximilien commandait dans la place. […]

       Paris, Chereau. [ca. 1809]. Anonymer altkolor. Kupferstich. 33 x 41 cm. (Blattgr.); 27, 5 x 35 cm. (Bildausschn.). Unter Passep.Nicht bei Minici, Mondo nuovo - Die prachtvolle Ansicht zeigt die brennende Stadt Wien unter dem Bombardement der vorstoßenden französischen Truppen vom Prater aus. Napoleon und Montebello zu Pferde in der rechten Bildhälfte befehligen den Angriff. Bereits am 11. Mai bezog Napoleon Quartier in Schönbrunn. Am Abend desselben Tages begann vom Spittelberg aus die weitere Bombardierung der Stadt. Am 13. Mai marschierten die Franzosen in die Stadt ein und besetzten sie. Drei Monate später wurde der 40. Geburtstag Napoleons begleitet von 60 Kanonenschüssen in der Wiener Hofburg gefeiert. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Graphik, Viennensia, Militaria

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         Dr. Goldsmith’s Celebrated Elegy on that Glory of her Sex, Mrs. Mary Blaize,

      John Harris 1809 - Published by John Harris, Nov. 1808. The date on cover is 1809. Bound in original paper wrappers. Title and 12 copper engraved plates incorporating text. The plates are coloured by hand and are similar to the work of caricaturist Henry Bunbury. There is an inscription ‘Ann Clarke, a present from her cousin, Fanny White July 1810.’ There is slight soiling throughout, the original printed wrappers are soiled and worn, the spine has been repaired, the edges been trimmed. [Moon 391(1)], 16mo. Scarce. Dr. Goldsmith, from 1760, was associated with the publisher John Newberry, who was succeeded by John Harris in 1802.The British Library does have this edition and an earlier printed version of ‘Elegy on that Glory of her Sex, Mrs. Mary Blaize’ dated circa 1770. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         The Poetical Works of John Milton, With Notes of Various Authors. To Which are Added Illustrations, And Some Account of the Life and Writings of Milton. By the Rev. Henry J Todd M.A.F.A.S. Rector of All Hallows, Lombard Street &c. The Second Edition, With Considerable Additions, And With A Verbal Index to the Whole of Milton’s Poetry. In Seven Volumes

      London: Printed for J. Johnson; R. Baldwin; Otridge and Son; Nichols and Son; and Many Others 1809 - London: Printed for J. Johnson; R. Baldwin; Otridge and Son; Nichols and Son; and Many Others, Second Edition, 1809. The Poetical Works of John Milton, With notes of Various Authors, and Some Account of the Life and Writings of Milton. By the Rev. Henry John Todd. London: J. Johnson, et al., 1809. Seven volumes. Octavo, contemporary full tan calf, raised bands, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, black morocco spine labels, marbled endpapers. Second edition of this collection of Milton’s works, with "Considerable Additions," the only edition to contain Todd’s Concordance, with engraved frontispiece portrait and two plates, handsomely bound. Rev. Todd's edition of Milton's poetical works "is a most admirable one, both in the biographical part of it and where he appears in the character of editor and annotator" (Allibone, 1300). Also includes extensive notes and critical essays by Addison and Dr. Johnson, and Todd's Concordance, which offers "an incomparable index of words, applicable to any edition" (Lowndes, 1300). Interior fine, light soiling to contemporary calf.   Condition Report Externally Spine – good condition – very handsome spines top worn with some minor loss. Joints – good condition – creased, solid wormhole to one spine but no weakness. Corners – good condition – bumped and worn. Boards – good condition – gilt decorated edges, some scratches and marks. Page edges – good condition – marbled. See above and photos. Internally Hinges – good condition – solid. Paste downs – good condition – marbled, bookplate. End papers – good condition – marbled. Title – good condition – some foxing. Pages – good condition – some foxing. Binding – good condition – solid and attractive. See photos Publisher: see above. Publication Date: 1809 Binding: Hardback [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         The Travels of Capts. Lewis and Clark

      Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, London 1809 - The Travels of Capts. Lewis and Clark by Meriwether Lewis. First edition in a modern buckram binding. Publisher: Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, London, 1809. Binding is in fine condition. Contents tight and clean but with occasional foxing, more so on pages 160-177. Lacking the map. 5 ¼ x 8 5/8 inches. 309 pages. A very nice copy of a scarce and important work. Protected by Mylar. Inventory #17-221. Price: $1,250. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Letter signed ("Edward") to architect James Wyatt, concerning repairs and alterations at Kensington Palace, including proposed work on the library

      Kensington Palace, 1809. 6pp., on 3 sheets of paper, each 9 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches. Each sheet inlaid at a later date. Renovating Kensington Palace.In this lengthy letter, the father of Queen Victoria consults architect James Wyatt concerning repairs to Kensington Palace. Wyatt had been previously employed by Edward to renovate Castle Hill Lodge, but here discusses proposed improvements at Kensington Palace, which were "in a very dilapidated state, & really disgraceful." Among the needed repairs he requests were the walls of the footman's waiting room, the installation of bookcases and other renovation in the library and changes to the garden room.

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         Prise de la Ville de Vienne Capitale de l'Autriche. Le 10 May, 1809, l'Émpereur Napoléon parut aux portes de Vienne avec le corps du Maréchal Duc de le Montebello. L'Archiduc Maximilien commandait dans la place. […]

      Paris, Chereau. [ca. 1809].. Anonymer altkolor. Kupferstich. 33 x 41 cm. (Blattgr.); 27, 5 x 35 cm. (Bildausschn.). Unter Passep. Nicht bei Minici, Mondo nuovo - Die prachtvolle Ansicht zeigt die brennende Stadt Wien unter dem Bombardement der vorstoßenden französischen Truppen vom Prater aus. Napoleon und Montebello zu Pferde in der rechten Bildhälfte befehligen den Angriff. Bereits am 11. Mai bezog Napoleon Quartier in Schönbrunn. Am Abend desselben Tages begann vom Spittelberg aus die weitere Bombardierung der Stadt. Am 13. Mai marschierten die Franzosen in die Stadt ein und besetzten sie. Drei Monate später wurde der 40. Geburtstag Napoleons begleitet von 60 Kanonenschüssen in der Wiener Hofburg gefeiert.

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         Guy's Porridge Pot; With the Dun Cow Roasted Whole: An Epic Poem, in Twenty-Five Books . .

      London: Printed for the Author, 1809 - 12mo, recent half brown calf, contemporary marbled paper boards, red morocco label, gilt rules and lettering. ? An anonymously published literary and political poetical lampoon on the influential Samuel Parr and his circle, attributed to Robert Eyres Landor (1781-1869), the younger brother of Walter Savage Landor. The first edition was published a year earlier, and this second edition is expanded by Landor's response to an attack on the first edition in the form of a poetical satire entitled "The Dun Cow" - which was anonymously written by his brother Walter Savage, a friend and admirer of Samuel Parr who found Guy's Porridge Pot offensive. Little did the brothers know that they were at literary loggerheads. ? Robert Eyres Landor was a talented poet, playwright and novelist (his anonymously published poem The Count Arezzi, 1824, was originally attributed to Byron), but he preferred the quiet life of the country parsonage. Some light stains and minor foxing; margins a little narrow; very good copy. Uncommon. NCBEL III, 387; Wise and Wheeler, Bibliography of W. S. Landor, pages 30-32; Partridge, Robert Eyres Landor, His Life and Work, pages 32-35 Second edition, with considerable additions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         The Yankey in London, Being the First Part of a Series of Letters Written by an American Youth, During Nine Months' Residence in the City of London . . . Volume I [all published]

      New York: Printed and Published by Isaac Riley, 1809, 1809. First edition. BAL 20735; Wright I, 2630; American Bibliography 18799. Title-page torn in the lower and outer margins without loss; considerable foxing and stains; a good, well bound copy.. 12mo, 19th century dark red quarter morocco, marbled paper sides, gilt rules, decorations and lettering. An epistolary fictional account of an American in London, who writes to his friends in New England and comments on national traits, fashions, literature and language, including letters specifically on famous English literary forgers and London booksellers. Tyler succeeded in keeping The Yankey in London anonymous, even apparently from his publishers. See Thomas Tanselle's Royall Tyler (Harvard University Press, 1967), pages 189-205.

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         The Origin of Species. By means of Natural Selection.

      pp.xxi, 458 with one fold-out plate. 8vo. Neat inscriptions to ffeps. Minor amount of foxing; overall contents very clean and in near fine condition. Original green cloth boards very bright, showing light shelf wear and in thoroughly vg. condition. Very pleasing. Freeman 407. A very pleasing copy of an early issue of what many consider the best edition of Charles Darwin's (1809-1882) revolutionary book. Amendments to the original text of ‘The Origin of Species' were made until the sixth edition of 1876, which became ‘the first issue of the final definitive text' (Freeman).

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         A New Analysis of Chronology

      Lon: Printed for the Author 1809 - Rev. William Hales. A New Analysis of Chronology. Lon: Printed for the Author, 1809, 1811, 1812, 1st. edition, three (3) volumes, xxx, (xiv), 464 pp. / xlviii, 652 pp. / (iv), xlii, (ii), 608 pp., xxiv. *** The sub-title is as follows – In Which An Attempt Is Made To Explain The History And Antiquities Of The Primitive Nations Of The World, And The Prophecies Relating To Them, On Principles Tending To Remove The Imperfection And Discordance Of Preceding Systems. Hales was an Irish clergyman as well as a scholar of history and science. His NEW ANALYSIS was a twenty-year effort using primary sources whenever possible. – Wikipedia. For his dating Hale relied upon Playfair's chronology, which starts in 4008 B.C. Volume 1 has a List of Subscribers, an Errata page, three (3) plates with numerical characters from various cultures of antiquity, an architectural plate of The Holy Sepulchre, and two (2) full-page maps. The plates and maps are all copperplate engravings. The other volumes do not have any illustrations or maps, and none are called for. *** Rebound in green leatherette boards and spine, the spine with gilt rule and devices, and a black label with gilt lettering. The bindings are new. The contents are clean and complete, with some old marginalia in pencil that adds interest. Ex-lib. with two stamps on title page. *** 11 inches tall by 9 inches. Heavy books that will require additional shipping charges. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Ritter Gluck. (Eine Erinnerung aus dem Jahre 1809).

      Standort: FLUR od. Vitri 4 (26,5 x 17,7 cm). Original- Halbpergamentband mit vier durchgezogenen Bünden. Kopfgoldschnitt. Goldgeprägter Rückentitel, marmorierte Bezugspapiere. 39 (1) Seiten, 1 Bll. Büttenpapier. Mit 18 Original-Holzschnitten nach Zeichnungen von R. Grossmann. Sauberes, schönes und richtig gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Nr. 29 von 135 Exemplaren, gedruckt auf Zanders-Bütten (Gesamtauflage 200 Exemplare). 22. Druck der Mareés Gesellschaft.

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         The Complete Confectioner and Family Cook.

      Edinburgh: Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme. , 1809. Including all the late improvements in Confectionary, perserving,pickling, jellies, creams,pastry,baking and cookery. Octavo. Original paper boards, original spine label. Engraved frontiespiece, 7 engraved plates. Rubbing to corners, wear to spine, old paper repairs to ends of spine, staining to boards, sporadic light spotting to pages, plates 1 and 2 torn but neatly repaired, blank margin on plate 3 torn but without loss to image or text.Ownership contemporary signature of Roddam Falder to front free endpaper, Elizabeth Dale to title page. First edition. Includes many recipes for still popular Scottish sweets, oat cakes, bannocks, shortbread, barley sugar, apple dumplings, apple fritters.

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         Opere scielte (!) de' più celebri pittori italiani fin'ora inedite. Disegnate ed incise da Gaetano Zancon. -

      In-folio picc. Solida legatura coeva in mezza pelle, dorso con fregi oro e tassello; lievi abrasioni. Frontespizio inc. e 23 tavv. finemente inc. in rame, una all'acquatinta, 2 più volte ripiegate ed una a doppia pagine, con riproduzioni di quadri conservati in chiese e palazzi di Vicenza e Verona. Esemplare fresco e marginoso, con nitide tirature delle incisioni. Rara opera dell'incisore di Bassano Zancon, attivo a Verona e a Milano. Thieme-Becker XXXVI, 401.

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         Kupferstich- Karte, v. Gaspari b. Geogr. Inst. Weimar, "Charte von den Vereinigten Staaten von Nord-America mit Luisiana".

      - mit altem Grenz- und Flächenkolorit, dat. 1809, 30 x 41 Seltene Karte. Unten rechts die Titelkartusche. Zeigt die Vereinigten Staaten östl. des Mississippi, ohne Florida.

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         An account of the celebration of the jubilee, on the 25th October, 1809; being the forty-ninth anniversary of the reign of George the Third, 'The Father of his People'. Collected and published by [a Lady] the Wife of a Naval Officer.

      Birmingham: printed by R. Jabet Commercial Herald Office: and sold by Longman Hurst Rees and Orme London. n.d 1809 - 4to., with a fine engraved portrait frontispiece, xiv + 203 + (1)pp., entirely uncut, well bound in later 19th century quarter vellum over marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt. A fine copy with the near-contemporary ownership signature of Sophia Williams.> First edition: very scarce. A patriotic gathering up of reports, from numerous towns and villages up and down the country, of the local Jubilee celebrations. These usually took the form of celebratory festivities with food, ale and fireworks, laudatory speeches by local worthies, financial support and appearances by local gentry and nobility, music, dancing and general revelry. There was also, in most cases, a special thought given to the poor, usually involving dinners, and other provisions, plenty of ale, and often money as well. The Account> is set out county by county, with separate reports from each town and village. The report from the village of Blisworth, in Northamptonshire, is perhaps typical of hundreds of others: 'The morning was ushered in with the ringing of bells, a flag was displayed at the top of the church, and a fat sheep roasted whole. A great number of women were provided with cake and tea in the street, and at five o'clock the sheep was distributed among the poor people, with bread and beer, in equal portions to each family. A supper was afterwards provided at the Grafton Arms, where several of the respectable inhabitants assembled, and harmony and convivial mirth crowned the festivity of the day.' The editor gives notice that the 'profits arising from the sale of the work will be given to the Society for the Relief of Prisoners confined for small Debts.' [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         The Poetical Works of John Milton, With Notes of Various Authors. To which are added Illustrations. And some Account of The Life and Writings of Milton, by the Rev. Henry J. Todd. The Second Edition, with Considerable Additions, and with a Verbal Index to the Whole of Milton's Poetry. In Seven Volumes.

      London: Printed for J. Johnson. and 23 others 1809 - 7 volumes. Large 8vo, 211 x 128 mms., pp. [vi] xv [xvi blank], 217 [218 - 615 indexes 616 blank]; [iv] v - xix [xx b lank], [3], 4 -462; [vi], [3], 4 - 473 [474 blank]; [vi], [3], 4 - 395 [396 blank];[vi]. [i] ii - xix [xx blank], [5] 6 - 503 [504 blank]; [vi], [3], 4 - 503 - 504 blank]; [vi], [3], 4 - 407 [408 blank, 409 - 342, notes, index, content, engraved portrait of Milton in volume 1, contemporary straight-grain tan morocco, gilt borders on covers, spines richly gilt, green morocco labels; intermittent foxing throughout and some slight wear to binding, but generally a very good and attractive set. In ODNB, D. A. Brunton writes that the publication of Todd's edition of Milton in 1801 was his chef d'oeuvre: "In addition to Todd's own copious annotations and judicious selection from previous commentaries, the work included for the first time extracts from Stillingfleet's projected edition, together with criticism solicited from the family of Thomas and Joseph Warton. Republished on four subsequent occasions, it remained the standard edition for fifty years. The first volume, a thorough biographical study of Milton, revised in 1809 and 1826, was published separately and enjoyed an equal measure of success. For his labours Todd was rewarded with the handsome sum of £200, and his new-found celebrity was acknowledged with his elevation as a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1802." The reviewer in The Monthly Mirror for 1801 lavished praise upon the edition: "In the prosecution of the present undertaking, Mr. T. has displayed an ardour, an assiduity, and a copiousness of resource, which we may confidently affirm that few, if any scholars since the death of Warton, could have combined with equal taste and candour. Hence it is, that our attention becomes so agreeably divided between the text and the commentary, and that our admiration of the poet is heightened by the skill of his illustrator." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Poems on the Abolition of the Slave Trade. Embellished with Engravings from Pictures Painted by R. Smirke.

      London. Printed for R. Bowyer, The Proprietor. 1809.. Near Fine. 1809. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Book 4to, 29.5cm, the First Edition, [xii],ii,141p., complete with engraved vignette title and plus 9 engraved plate illustrations and 3 engraved portraits (all in engraved borders - complete with tissue guards), in contemporary full calf, wide gilt decorated raised bands, full blind decorations and borders in the panels, gilt titles, elaborate gilt and blind decorated boards on the boards, gilt inner dentelles, marbled endpapers and edges, hinges starting, small chip on the bottom corner of the spine otherwise, some slight foxing on the plates, very good to fine, attractive binding (cgc) - Includes Montgomery's The West Indies, Grahame's Africa Delivered and Benger's A Poem, Occasioned by the Abolition of the Slave Trade in 1806. The engravings, after paintings by Robert Smirke, include some now-famous images of slavery and show Negroes hiding from slave ships, being driven from their homes, at work, conversing with whites, being delivered from their fate by the blessings of Albion etc., The portraits are of leading abolitionists Granville Sharp, Thomas Clarkson and William Wilberforce. - Sabin 50145. .

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         TRAVELS IN THE INTERIOR OF AMERICA, IN THE YEARS 1809, 1810, AND 1811; Including a Description of Upper Louisiana, Together with the States of Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, and Tennesse, with the Illinois and Western Territories.

      London, Sherwood, Neely and Jones, 1819, 1809. SECOND EDITION 1819. 8vo, approximately 225 x 140 mm, 9 x 5½ inches, FOLDING ENGRAVED MAP AS FRONTISPIECE, pages: xiv, [17]-346, bound in original publisher's boards, printed paper label to spine, edges untrimmed. Spine rubbed and worn with loss, tips of corners worn, heavy spotting to pages 305-320, all text legible, slight offset from map to title page, map has some pale browning, 4 pages have age-browning, endpapers have pale age-browning, occasional pale foxing, a few edges slightly browned, an occasional small nick to margins, text mostly clean, otherwise a very good copy in original binding. This edition was the first to have the folding engraved map. Bradbury came to America and spent much time in the St. Louis area. Accompanied by another English botanist, Thomas Nuttall, he joined Wilson Hunt's party on the first leg of the journey up the Missouri, stopping near the Mandan villages. He met John Coulter at the beginning of the trip and relates Coulter's escape from the Blackfoot Indians. See: A Dictionary of Books relating to America, by John Sabin, Volume 1, 7207. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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         VOYAGES AU PÉROU, FAITS DANS LES ANNÉES 1791 À 1794, PAR LES PP. MANUEL SOBREVIELA, ET NARCISSO Y BARCELO (.).

      J.G. DENTU 1809 - SKINNER, JOHN. VOYAGES AU PÉROU, FAITS DANS LES ANNÉES 1791 À 1794, PAR LES PP. MANUEL SOBREVIELA, ET NARCISSO Y BARCELO (.). PARIS, J.G. DENTU, 1809. 2 VOLUMES TEXTE et 1 ATLAS RELIÉS DEMI-VEAU À COINS, DOS LISSES ORNÉS, PIÈCE DE TITRE MAROCAIN NOIR. ÉDITION ORIGINALE DE LA TRADUCTION PAR P.-F. HENRY (ÉDITION ANGLAISE: 1805). COMPLET DE L'ATLAS QUI MANQUE SOUVENT, AVEC LA CARTE DE M. LAPIE. LES 12 PLANCHES COLORIÉES FIGURENT DES COSTUMES ET PARURES TRADITIONNELS (INCA, GUERRIERS INDIEN, TORÉADOR, HABITS DE FÊTE, LAMAS, ETC.) COMPILÉ PAR SKINNER D’APRÈS LES PREMIERS VOLUMES DU "MERCURIO PERUANO", PÉRIODIQUE PARU DE 1791 À 1795, LE TEXTE DONNE DE NOMBREUSES INFORMATIONS SUR LE PAYS ET UNE DESCRIPTION DES DIFFÉRENTES PROVINCES. TRÈS RARE FIRST EDITION OF THE FRENCH TRANSLATION OF THE ENGLISH EDITION (1805). WITH THE ATLAS, OFTEN MISSING, AND ITS 12 COLOUR PLATES OF COSTUMES, WITH THE MAP. (REF: P1-4C) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Gesamtansicht über die Donau mit Truppen im Jahre 1809 iim Vordergrund ('Beschreibung des ungluecklichen Schicksals der Stadt Regensburg und des daran grenzenden Staedtgens Stadt am Hof im April 1809. - Regenspurg').

      - Holzschnitt v. Mosco, 1809, 17 x 30 Rückseitig Beschreibung zu den Ereignissen. - Seltene Ansicht!

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         A COLLECTION OF PLATES AND FABRIC SAMPLES FROM ACKERMANN'S REPOSITORY OF ARTS 1809-1811

      1809-1811 1809 - Octavo; 3/4 Morroco binding over green cloth boards; Spine has 5 raised bands and gilt lettering and design; Some slight wear and rubbing to the boards, especially along the edges; Spine slightly fading; Upper edge gilt; Pages toned; 73 "fashion" plates and 35 sample pages taken from Ackermann's Repository of Arts from the years 1809-1911 and bound together; All fashion plates are beautifully colored and preserved (see photos); Also Includes 35 "sample" pages from the same years. Each page has 4 different fabric samples from the era tipped-in. Ackermann's Repository of Arts was an illustrated British periodical published from 1809-1829 by Rudolph Ackermann that covered arts, literature, commerce, fashion, and politics, and had great influence on English taste in fashion, architecture, and literature. A one-of-a-kind item; DD Consignment. Shelved in Case # 9. Dupont. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Commentarii de rebus Franciae Orientalis et Episcopatus VVirceburgensis, in quibus regum et imperatorum franciae veteris germanique, episcoporum vvirceburgensium et ducum franciae orientalis gesta ex scriptoribus coaevism, bullis et diplomatibus genuinis, sigillis, nummis, gemmis, veteribus picturis, monumentisque allis exponuntur et figuris aeri incisis illustrantur. Erste Ausgabe. 2 Teile in 2 Bänden.

      10 Bl., 936 S., 31 Bl., 1 Bl., 1004 S., 39 Bl.. Mit zusammen 2 gest. Titelvignetten, 14 Kupfertafeln (7 gefaltet), 1 gefalt. Stammtafel, 1 Plan, zahlr. Textkupfern (meist Münzkupfer) und einigen gestochenen Vignetten Titeleien in Schwarz und Rot. 2 (31,5 x 20 cm). Schweinslederbände (auf Holzdeckeln) mit reicher Blindprägung, auf 5 Bünden und mit jeweils 2 intakten Messing-Leder-Schließen. Etwas berieben und fleckig insges. ca. 30 Bl. mit schwachem Wasserfleck im weißen Rand Bd I mit sehr geringen Wurmfraßspuren am oberen Kapital und hs. Besitzvermerk auf Titelei (datiert 1809) Titelei von Bd II knapp beschnitten, Schmutztitel hier mit kleinen hinterlegten Fehlstellen Innengelenke beider Bände mit schmalen Papierstreifen verstärkt. Provenienz: Auf Innenspiegel von Bd I mit dem gest. Wappenexlibris "Ex bibliotheca Theodori Karajan" - es handelt sich um den Historiker und Germanisten Theodor Georg Ritter von Karajan (1810-1873), dem Urgroßvater des nachmaligen Dirigenten Herbert von Karajan. Die reiche barocke Blindprägung der Einbände mit floralen Rollen- und Plattenstempeln, die Verstärkung der Innengelenke, die Beschneidung der Titelei sowie die signifikant frischeren Abzüge der Kupfer im Band II bieten Raum für verschiedene Vermutungen: - die beiden Bände sind nicht zeitgleich und/oder nicht in derselben Auflagenhöhe erschienen - die Buchblöcke und die Einbände sind erst später (im 19. Jhdt?) zueinander gekommen, denn diese sind anscheinend 100 Jahre älter als der Inhalt. Im 20. Jhdt wurde zusätzlich ein marmorierter Pappschuber angefertigt. Die Datierung der Erscheinung dieses Werkes muß, anders als im Impressum mit 1729 angegeben, 1731 lauten, denn: "Anno 1730. die 9. Februarii post horam septimam matuatinam (...) placidissime in Christo obdormivit Perillustris Dominus, Joannes Georgius ab Eckhart". Das heißt, das Werk erschien unvollendet und posthum, worauf schon Jöcher (vol. II, 269f) hinweist. Kein in der Literatur, im Handel oder in öffentlichen Sammlungen beschriebenes Exemplar hat diesselbe Kollation mit der angegebenen Anzahl von Tafeln wie das vorliegende, was zusammen mit der Frische der Abzüge ein weiterer Hinweis sein mag, dass vol. II nicht zusammen mit vol. I bzw. nicht in allen Exemplaren mit derselben Tafelanzahl erschienen ist. Die Tafeln im Übrigen stammen von Johann Salver (1670-1738 vgl. Thieme/B. 29, 360). J. G. Eccard (1674 in Duingen bei Hildesheim - 1730 Würzburg), Historiker, ab 1694 Mitarbeiter/Sekretär von Leibniz, auf dessen Betreiben seit 1704 Professor für Geschichte in Helmstedt, nach Leibniz' Tod 1716 Übernahme von dessen Stelle als Historiograph und Bibliothekar in Hannover, floh 1723, vermutlich wegen Schulden, vor der Verfolgung durch die Justiz nach Würzburg, konvertierte zum Katholizismus und reüssierte erneut als Bibliothekar, Archivar und Historiker. Im vorliegenden Werk - es blieb unvollständig und der Berichtszeitraum reicht bis zur Regierungszeit Konrads I - gibt Eccard in der Behandlung des weitgefassten Themas ein Beispiel seiner quellkritischen Methode, die insgesamt seine Bedeutung als Historiker auch bei seinen zahlr. anderen Schriften begründet. "Die Geschichte des Bistums, er sieht das Würzburger Gebiet als Ursprungsland der Franken an, wird in engster Verbindung mit der Reichsgeschichte dargestellt. (...) Besondere Beachtung verdient seine Erstausgabe des Hildebrandliedes im 1. Band seiner Commentarii (S. 864-902)" (NDB 4, 270f). Die Kasseler Handschrift des Hildebrandliedes wird in Übersetzungen und ausührlichen Kommentaren als herausragendes Dokument der deutschen Sprache und Geschichte insgesamt gewürdigt. Vgl. auch Jarck: Brsg. Biogr. Lexikon, S. 184f.

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         Über das Ausziehen fremder Körper aus dem Speisekanale und der Luftröhre.

      Zweite wohlfeile Ausgabe. - Leipzig, Karl Tauchnitz, 1809, 4, 172 pp., 5 gefaltete Folio- Kupferstichtafeln mit 56 Abbildungen, neugebunden im alten Pergament. Rare - "A book on the method of extracting foreign bodies from alimentary canal and the trache. The author invented various instruments illustrated here. A special method of Oesophagotomy was introduced in this work..."Johann Gottlob Eckholdt, "geb. 6. Februar 1746 in Leisnig, Chirurg am Jacobshospitale in Leipzig und Demonstrator des klinischen Instituts in demselben, am 8.März 1809 gestorben, nimmt unter den hervorragenden Chirurgen seiner Zeit eine ehrenvolle Stellung ein. Seine litterarische Thätigkeit hat sich nur auf die Veröffentlichung er auch heute noch geschätzten Arbeit "Ueber das Ausziehen fremder Körper aus dem Speisecanale und der Luftröhre", 1799 beschränkt, der ersten bedeutenden Monographie über diesen Gegenstand in Deutschland über sein operatives Verfahren "bei einer sehr complicirten Hasenscharte oder einem sogenannten Wolfsrachen" hat Fr. Heinr. Martens (1804 Fol. 4 pl.) Mittheilung gemacht." A. Hirsch, ADB V (1877), p.635Die von Eckoldt gezeichneten und J.F. Schröter 1796 gestochenen Kupfertafeln zeigen die diverse Instrumente zur Oesophagotomie sowie den Schlundschnitt.

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        VIAGGI IN ALCUNE CITTA DEL LAZIO CHE DICONSI FONDATE DAL RE SATURNO

      Rome 1809 - Oblong folio (16.50x22.25"56x42cm) with 61 numbered pages, 30 copper plates, some pages un-numbered, some plates numbered with the pages, half-bound in red boards, red spine with gilt titles. Condition is generally Very Good, with rough wear around edges, tight binding, solid hinges. Collection of letters from an early archaeologist describing his travels, with illustrations, in cities around Italy. A rare find with all the plates. Rockville Non-Retail Listings. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Second Story Books, ABAA]
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