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        Cérémonies et Coutumes Religieuses De Tous Les Peuples Du monde. Tomes

      Prudhomme, Paris - 1809 - 1810. 5 volumes in folio, plein basane d'époque, dos lisses ornés. Tome 8 ; 443 pages. 20 planches dont 3 double. Tome 9 :378 pages. 16 planches dont 5 double. Tome 10 : 520 pages, 6 planches.Tome 11 : 440 pages, 10 planches. Tome 12 : 550 pages, 2 planches. Rares mouillures, 2 mors légèrement fendus, plats frottés, coins émoussés. Les pièces de tomaison indiquent volume 9 à 13. Bon exemplaire des 5 derniers tomes de cette rare série. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        F. W. J. Schelling's philosophische Schriften. Erster Band [= alles Erschienene].

      Landshut, bei Philipp Krüll, Universitätsbuchhändler, 1809.. XII, XXIV, 511 S., 8°, Marmoriertes Halbleder d. Zt.. Enthält: Vom Ich als Princip der Philosophie oder über das Unbedingte im menschlichen Willen; Philosophische Briefe über Dogmatismus u. Kriticismus (geschr. 1795); Abhandlungen zur Erläuterung des Idealismus der Wissenschaftslehre (geschr. 1796-97); Ueber das Verhältniss der bildenden Künste zu der Natur. Eine Rede zur Feier des 12ten Oktobers als des Allerhöchsten Namensfestes Seiner Königlichen Majestät von Baiern. (Mit Zugabe einiger [neuer] Anmerkungen; 1807); Philosophische Untersuchungen über das Wesen der menschlichen Freyheit und die damit zusammenhängenden Gegenstände [hier in Erstdruck]. - Der Philosoph Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Ritter von Schelling (1775-1854) war einer der Hauptvertreter des Deutschen Idealismus. - Einband etwas berieben u. am oberen Kapitel mit Gewebeband geklebt; Vorsatz mit Besitzerstempel von Heinrich Tränker*; im Text einige Anstreichungen mit Bleistift u. ganz vereinzelt mit Tinte, sonst gutes Expl. (*H. Tränker alias Br. Recnartus 1880-1956, (antiquarischer) Buchhändler u. engagierter Okkultist: Sekretär in der I.T.V.; Mitglied im OTO; Gründer versch. rosenkreuzerischer u. pansophischer Gruppierungen, woraus tlw. die Fraternitas Saturni hervorging; zunächst fasziniert von Aleister Crowley, vom dem er sich aber scharf entzweite).

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        Pass of Atbara in Abyssinia. No. XIX.

      William Miller London May 1st 1809 - A magnificent original hand-coloured aquatint, excellent condition with radiant colouring and full margins. Dimensions: 480 by 650mm. (19 by 25.50 inches). For "Twenty-Four Views in St Helena, The Cape, India, Ceylon, The Red Sea, Abyssinia and Egypt". The drawings for this highly collectable work were executed when Salt accompanied Viscount Valentia (later Lord Mountnorris) on a series of diplomatic missions to the regions. The mission to Abyssinia in 1805 was the first of its kind, fearing that Napoleonic France was about to seize Egypt, the two British envoys set out to make a pact with the local Ras that would secure the control of Maggs, a port on the Red Sea.

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        Anatomico-chirurgical views of the nose, mouth, larynx, & fauces

      London: For the author, 1809. Watt, John James [and Lawrence, William (1783-1867)]. Anatomico-chirurgical views of the nose, mouth, larynx, & fauces; with appropriate explanations, and references to the parts. Folio. [4], 34pp. 4 engraved plates by J. Hopwood after T. Baxter, each with accompanying outline plate. London: for the author, 1809. 420 x 262 mm. Later 19th-century half calf gilt, leather label on front cover. Minor soiling & foxing, discreet library stamps on endpapers. Very good copy.First Edition. Watt's work is noted for the excellence of its anatomical plates, among the most accurate of the pre-laryngoscopic era. The descriptive text, apart from the plate explanations, is by William (later Sir William) Lawrence, surgeon at St. Bartholomew's Hospital and author of classic works on hernia (G-M 3587) and eye surgery (G-M 5849). Pybus 2233. Stevenson & Guthrie, History of Oto-laryngology, p. 79. Weir, p. 102.

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        TRATTATO DI VACCINAZIONE Con Osservazioni sul Giavardo e Vajuolo Pecorino

      Milano Dalla Tipografia Mussi 1809 . FIRST EDITIONLarge 4to. original half calf with red title label, gilt to spine and marbled paper-covered boards. TEXT IN ITALIAN. 221pp. + 2 plus 4 large folding hand-coloured engravings at end. Also illustrated with an engraved frontispiece of Dr. Jenner and a portrait medal of Sacco. A clean copy with no previous owners' markings or inscriptions. Occasional very light foxing and slight darkening to endpapers. Small burn hole through leather layer of spine and some light wear and rubbing to marbled boards. Overall a VERY GOOD COPY. (Shelf 4) NOTE: Heavy Book: (1.1kg +) postage outside the UK might incur a surcharge. **To see a scan of this book please visit our Home page ** The shop is open 7 days a week. Over 20,000 books in stock - come and browse. PayPal, credit and (UK) debit cards welcome. Books posted worldwide. For any queries please contact us direct.

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      Reale Stamperia 1809 In - folio max. (mm. 600x472), mz. tela mod. con ang., fregi e tit. oro su tassello al dorso, pp. IV,84, illustrato f.t. da 20 splendide tavv.: 10 in chiaroscuro e 10 (ripetute) al tratto, disegnate ed inc. in rame da Faustino Anderloni, con relativa descrizione. Vi sono contenute 5 Memorie. "Rara edizione originale". Cfr. Choulant "Bibl. of Anatomic Illustr.", p. 298: "Scarpa himself trained the famous Faustino Anderloni to become his engraver. His prints are therefore models of anatomic representation as regards correctness of form, and the utmost perfection of engraving" - Morton,3583: "Scarpa's contribution to the subject of hernia ranks with that of Cooper, and he did much towards modernizing the knowledge of this speciality" - Sallander, p. 377 cita solo la II ediz. di Pavia, 1819 - Castiglioni, p. 614 - 16: "Scarpa (1752 - 1832) fu anatomico e chirurgo di grandissimo valore. Assieme allo Spallanzani, al Volta, al Frank, fu uno dei più illustri insegnanti alla scuola di Pavia che raggiunse verso la fine del '700 l'apice del suo splendore". Testo con lievi aloni e fiorit. per lo più margin.; frontespizio restaurato e con lievi aloni; tavole ben conservate.

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        Gertrude of Wyoming, a pennsylvanian tale and other poems

      Longman, Hurst, Rees |& Orme 1809 - - Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orme, London 1809, 23,5x29,5cm, relié. - Edition originale. Reliure en demi maroquin cerise à grains longs à coins, dos lisse orné de roulettes dorées comportant de petites traces de frottements en pied, coins émoussés, tranches frottées, éraflures avec légers manques de papier à la cuve sur les plats. Quelques petites rousseurs, agréable état intérieur. Ex-libris encollé au verso du premier plat de reliure de la Comtesse de Montebello, un deuxième ex-libris, celui-ci non identifié encollé au dessus du premier. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gertrude of Wyoming; A Pennsylvania Tale and Other Poems

      Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, London 1809 - Quarto. handsomely re-bound in tan half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt lettered spine label. This poetic work deals with the notorious 1778 Wyoming Valley [Pennsylvania] Massacre, an event which has been called "the surpassing horror of the Revolution." John Butler, the leader of the massacre was a loyalist commander in the Revolutionary War. In 1776 he organized a band of motley marauders - white men and Indians. He later accompanied Sir John Johnson in his raid on the Schoharie and Mohawk Indian settlements in 1780. A few leaves barely foxed; a fine copy First edition, complete with publisher's ads dated December 1, 1808 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Proofs of the Corruption of Gen. James Wilkinson, and of his Connexion with Aaron Burr.

      Philadelphia: Wm. Hall, Jun. & Geo. W. Pierie, 1809. - 8vo., (8 7/8 x 5 ¼ inches). (Lightly and evenly toned throughout). Contemporary half tan calf, marbled boards, the spine in six compartments with five raised bands, black morocco gilt lettering piece in one and decorated in the rest (extremities a bit worn). First edition. This contemporary account is one of the best-documented works on Burr's plot to seize Texas and other Spanish territory west of the Mississippi. It is an indispensable volume, filled with many primary documents, including material relating to Texas. In it, Clark strives to show that Wilkinson was in the pay of Spain and an accomplice of Burr in the treason. According to A. P. Whitaker, it is "a remarkably accurate account of Wilkinson's dealing with the Spaniards. All that the book lacks is.the proofs. These were in the Spanish archives, and have since been found there." Clark came to New Orleans in 1786, where he achieved prominence and became connected with Gen. Wilkinson, but later broke with him. "Gives much evidence of the General's treachery" (Streeter Sale III: 1694). Howes C431 ("aa"); Sabin 13265. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Megan Scauri, M.A., M.L.S., in the Rare Book Department. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      s.l. s.e. (1809). In-16 (mm. 172x105), cartoncino muto coevo, pp, 12. Rarissima "prima edizione" di questo "brindes" che è contenuto nella ?"Raccolta completa delle poesie inedite di Carlo Porta?", stampata a Lugano nel 1860. Cfr. Parenti ?"Prime ediz. italiane?", p. 412 - Medici "Vecchie osterie milanesi" (Como, 1933), p. 87-89: ?"Alcuni studiosi milanesi (1) non ritengono del grande poeta lombardo questa lirica, che accese tante dispute sull?'opportunismo politico del Porta.. E qui è bene far preceder una paginetta di storia. L?'Austria nel 1809 pretese di sorprendere Napoleone movendogli d?'improvviso duplice guerra, sul Danubio e in Italia (il Vicerè Eugenio Beauharnais fu spedito sull?'Isonzo contro l?'arciduca Giovanni, avendone la peggio). A Wagram invece le forze unite di Napoleone ebbero il sopravvento ed operarono miracoli. Si improvvisarono allora feste e banchetti. A un pranzo alla "Cascina dei Pomi", nel sobborgo di Milano (scrive il Barbiera), allora famosa per le gite amorose ed epicuree, Carlo Porta lesse un brindisi che ritrae quelle paure, quegli sbigottimenti all?'idea di tornare alle sevizie già patite sotto gli Austro Russi vittoriosi dei francesi (nel 1799) ed è ebbro di giubilo, per la vittoria?". Il brindisi finisce con un osanna a Napoleone ?"Viva al nost Imperator!.. - Sconosciuto a Orlando Cecco e a Bezzola. (1) Giuseppe Bernardoni, eccellente poeta e amico di Carlo Porta, secondo Gaetano Crespi e il Salvioni, sarebbe l?'autore di questo brindisi. Pure Dante Isella lo attribuisce al Bernardoni. Con uniformi arross. e qualche lieve fiorit. ma complessivam. discreto esemplare.

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        Mishcat-ul-Masabih. Or, A Collection of the Most Authentic Traditions, regarding the Actions and Sayings of Muhammed

      10 - Calbutta - Printed by T. Hubbard at the Hindoostanee Press 1809 - A scarce first edition of the first English translation ofMishkat al-Masabih. A readable reference copy of an important scarce text, and priced accordingly. Disbound. Complete in Two Volumes. Not widely held insitutionally. This work isa translation of the Mishkat al-Masabih and a commentary of the text. Included is an index of the Persons, Tribes and Places mentioned in the text, to the rear of Volume II. This isthe firstEnglish translation of Mishkat al-Masabih. Matthews' translation hassome shortcomings, including mis-translated or missing Ahadith, but is noted as a remarkable work for its time in Traditions of Islam, by Alfred Guillaume. From the library at Newton Hall, the 18th century country house and estate in Northumberland. Newton Hall became the home of author Samuel Edward Widdrington, formerly Cook. Condition: The report for Volume I is as follows: The binding is generally firm. Leaves from the front through to page i of the Author's Preface are detached. The boards are detached but present. There is significant loss to the front board. Internally the pageshave significant loss from singeing, prominent from the front through to page 70. The lossonly affects the text from thetitle page to dedication, including the list of subscribers. The singeing marks and marginal losscarry on throughout the volume, but the text remains complete andlegible. There is marginal loss to the rear of the volume to page 585, with loss to the footnotes only from page 659-664. Overall the condition is poor. The report for Volume II is as follows: The binding is generally tight and firm. The boards are detached, but present. The title page isdetached. Leaves from the front to page 28 are detached as a single textblock. There is wear to the extremities, including bumping and rubbing. Internally the pages are bright with the occasional spot or mark. Overall the condition is fair with a very good interior. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      New-York: Printed for M. & W. Ward, 149, Pearl-street,. 1809. 12mo, two volumes: pp. [1-5] 6347 [348-350: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank]; [1-5] 6-333 [334: blank],. nineteenth-century three-quarter calf and marbled boards.. Calf worn at edges, boards scuffed, outer joints tender, some foxing. to text block, a good set overall. (#110116). First U.S. edition. Lewis's Gothic sampler, interspersed with nightmare and graveyard verse, "contains examples of oriental, Germanic, medieval, and monastic Gothicism in both the terrific and horrific modes. Robert D. Spector observes that although these tales are pure Gothic, Lewis 'had toned down the ghastly, supernatural elements which had made THE MONK a sensational, although infamous, success.' Yet, Lewis's fondness for an ugly macabre as well as a sadistic supernatural is still very clearly in evidence. In fact, Poe's title, 'Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque,' could serve as a title for the Gothic variety of Lewis's collection. As may be judged from the modern reprintings of several stories, each of the prose tales is long enough to qualify as a Gothic novella. In their order, the tales are: MISTRUST: OR, BLANCH AND OSBRIGHT, A FEUDAL ROMANCE (medieval Gothic adapted from a drama by von Kleist, THE FAMILY OF SCHROFFENSTEIN); THE ANACONDA (an East Indian story using the natural horror associated with a serpent); THE FOUR FACARDINS (a Gothic Marchen with touches of the Schauerromantik); MY UNCLE'S GARRET WINDOW (domestic or neighborhood Gothic whose theme bears comparison with Hawthorne's story of connubial espionage, 'Wakefield'); AMORASSAN: OR, THE SPIRIT OF THE FROZEN OCEAN (orientalized Gothic containing strong reminders of Beckford's VATHEK). Although THE ANACONDA has a quality of cruel horror which might have appealed to Ambrose Bierce and THE FOUR FACARDINS is overrun with Schauerromantik effects, the story which seems the most conventionally Gothic and which bears the closest resemblance to the repellent excitement of THE MONK is MISTRUST: OR, BLANCHE AND OSBRIGHT." - Frank, The First Gothics 247. ROMANTIC TALES was a very popular collection which was more than once reprinted in its entirety and favorite tales were published sometimes separately, sometimes with other pieces by Lewis, and sometimes even with pieces not from his pen. Summers, pp. 484-86. Block, The English Novel 1740-1850, p. 139. Shaw and Shoemaker 17909. Bleiler (1978), p. 124. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992).

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        LE KAIRE. Vue d'une ancienne mosquée située près de Bâb el Nasr (E. M. Vol. I Pl. 28), planche dessinée par Dutertre, gravée par Delignon, eau-forte par Réville & Normand

      Imprimerie Impériale 1809 - - Imprimerie Impériale, Paris 1809-1828, 53,5 x 70,5 cm. - Gravure originale in plano à l'eau-forte, non rognée, extraite de l''Edition Impériale' de la Description de l'Egypte ou Recueil des observations et recherches faites en Egypte pendant l'expédition française, publié par les ordres de Sa Majesté l'Empereur Napoléon le Grand. Réalisée entre 1802 et 1830 et publiée entre 1809 et 1828, elle fut tirée à 1000 exemplaires offerts aux institutions. Papier vergé au filigrane 'Egypte ancienne et moderne' visible par transparence.Cette gravure présente une superbe vue d'une ancienne mosquée située près de Bâb el Nasr. Au premier plan, différents groupes de personnages présentent des scènes de la vie quotidienne. On y voit notamment des soldats français, une vendeuse assise au milieu de ses paniers, un personnage guidant des dromadaires, etc.Infimes piqûres marginales affectant très légèrement la planche, un léger manque angulaire en marge gauche, légère décharge d'encre au dos, sinon excellent état de fraîcheur et de conservation. La monumentale première édition de la Description de l'Egypte en 13 volumes comportait 892 planches dont 72 coloriées, parmi lesquelles 9 volumes concernaient l'Antiquité. Les autres volumes traitaient de l'Histoire Naturelle et de l'Egypte moderne car Napoléon Bonaparte avait emmené avec lui une commission de savants de toutes disciplines si bien que, disait-on, dans sa description était emmagasiné 'le plus riche musée de l'Univers'. Cet ouvrage fut rédigé en partie par la baron Dominique Vivant-Denon, avant que ce dernier soit nommé directeur général du Musée Napoléon au Louvre. Plus de 80 artistes et 400 graveurs furent engagés pour ce projet titanesque. Les dimensions des planches exceptionnellement grandes nécessitèrent la création d'une presse spéciale et d'un meuble spécifique pour les conserver.! [Attributes: First Edition]

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        View of Grand Cairo [and] The Pyramids at Cairo.

      London 1809 - Hand-coloured aquatints. Dimensions: each approximately 515 by 720mm. (20.25 by 28.25 inches). Pair of the most famous and collected views from "Twenty-Four Views in St Helena, The Cape, India, Ceylon, The Red Sea, Abyssinia and Egypt". The drawings for this highly collectable work were executed when Salt accompanied Viscount Valentia (later Lord Mountnorris) on a series of diplomatic missions to the regions. The mission to Abyssinia in 1805 was the first of its kind, fearing that Napoleonic France was about to seize Egypt, the two British envoys set out to make a pact with the local Ras that would secure the control of Maggs, a port on the Red Sea. Abbey 515

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        Selected Plays Vols. 1-5

      AVIGNON/SEGUIN FRERES 1809 - Vol. 1, 168 pgs., Vol. 2, 140 pgs., Vol. 3, 258 pgs., Vol. 4, 235 pgs., Vol. 5, 165 pgs. Vellum spines, marbled boards, gold gilt lettering on spines, deckled fore edges, tight binding, clean bodies, and unmarked texts. However, tanned spines, previous owner had written the play names on spines, and lightly rubbed covers. Terrific condition! Beautiful copies! DATE PUBLISHED: 1809 EDITION: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Milano, Reale Stamperia, 1809. In-folio max. (mm. 655x490), mz. pelle coeva, fregi e tit. oro al dorso, pp. IV,84, illustrato f.t. da 20 splendide tavv.: 10 in chiaroscuro e 10 (ripetute) al tratto, disegnate ed inc. in rame da Faustino Anderloni, con relativa descrizione. Vi sono contenute 5 Memorie. "Rara edizione originale". Cfr. Choulant "Bibl. of Anatomic Illustr.", p. 298: "Scarpa himself trained the famous Faustino Anderloni to become his engraver. His prints are therefore models of anatomic representation as regards correctness of form, and the utmost perfection of engraving" - Morton,3583: "Scarpa's contribution to the subject of hernia ranks with that of Cooper, and he did much towards modernizing the knowledge of this speciality" - Sallander, p. 377 cita solo la II ediz. di Pavia, 1819 - Castiglioni, p. 614-16: "Scarpa (1752-1832) fu anatomico e chirurgo di grandissimo valore. Assieme allo Spallanzani, al Volta, al Frank, fu uno dei più illustri insegnanti alla scuola di Pavia che raggiunse verso la fine del '700 l'apice del suo splendore". Testo con fiorit. per lo più margin.; tavole ben conservate.

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        Testament Newydd : ein harglwydd a'n hiachawdwr Iesu Christ [Language: Welsh - bound with 2 prayer books and 1 book of psalms]

      Rhydychen [Oxford] : Dawson, Bensley, A. Cooke, 1809, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, Argraphiad cyfargraphFinely bound in modern 1/2 calf over marbled boards. Gilt-blocked leather label to spine, with gilt-crossed raised bands. Previous owners' inscriptions to title pages of first prayer book and the New Testament. Main text is relatively clean, with some marginal browning and staining in places, as with use and age. Remains quite well-preserved overall. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Physical description 8, 216, 62, 120p. ; 23 cm. Subjects: Bible. N. T. Welsh -- Bible -- New Testament -- Psalms -- Prayer book -- Welsh. Bibles -- Welsh -- 19th century. Bound with: 'Hyfforddiadau i ymddygiad defosiynol a gweddus yn nghyhoedd wasanaeth Duw : yn fwy enwedigol yn yr arferiad o'r Weddi Gyffredin a appwntiwyd gan Eglwys Loegr' [8-page Church of England prayer-book, published 1809] -- 'Llyfr y Psalmau, wedi eu cyfieithu, a'i cyfansoddi ar fesur cerdd, yn Gymraeg / drwy waith Edmwnd Prys' [62 pages, Book of Psalms, published 1809] -- 'Llyfr Gweddi Gyffredin, a gweinidogaeth y sacramaentau, a chyneddfau a ceremoniau eraill yr eglwys, yn ol arfer Eglwys Loeger: ynghyd a'r psallwyr, neu Psalma Dafydd... ' [120 pages, Prayer book and psalter, published 1809]. Text in double columns. Language: Welsh.

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        URANIA Poemetto.

      Milano, Stamperia Reale, 1809. In-8 (mm. 233x150), bross. muta coeva di colore rosa, pp. 24. "Prima edizione", ?"rarissima a trovarsi perchè fu stampata in un numero limitato di esemplari?". Così Parenti ?"Rarità bibl. dell?'800?", pp. 165-166 che precisa: ?"A Parigi il Manzoni fu lungamente ospite, con la madre, della marchesa di Condorcet, della quale frequentava il salotto con assiduità. A questi legami (e a quelli, soprattutto, di profonda amicizia, che legarono Alessandro al Fauriel ch?'era l?'amante della Condorcet) pare debba attribuirsi l?'origine di un poemetto intitolato ad "Urania" col quale nome apppunto il Fauriel soleva chiamare la sua amica?". Fresco esemplare a grandi margini, ben conservato..

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        ITINERAIRE DESCRIPTIF DE L'ESPAGNE Et Tableau élémentaire des différentes branches de l'administration et de l'industrie de ce royaume. Seconde édition.

      Paris, chez Nicolle et Lenormant, 1809. In-8 p. (mm. 200x122), 5 voll. + Atlante, p. vitellino coevo, sottili cornici dorate ai piatti (dorsi rifatti in pelle mod. con fregi e tit. oro), pp. (4),CLX,386; (4),283; (4),511; (4),552; (4),496,XXXVIII; con 1 tabella (ripieg.) f.t.: ?"Tableau chronologique des Rois d?'Espagne depuis Don Pélage. L'"Atlante" (mm. 218x142), p. pelle bazana coeva, decoraz. e tit. oro al dorso (restaur.), pp. 7 (occhietto, frontesp. e indice "des Planches et des Routes"), con 29 tavole inc. in rame, di cui 9 a doppia pag., relative a: ?"Catalogne - Valence - Estremadure - Andalousie - Royaume de Murcie - Aragon - Navarre - Biscaye - Asturies - Royaume de Galice - Royaume de Léon - Vieille et nouvelle Castille - Royaume de Mayorque (Isles Baléares et Pityuses)?". I primi 3 voll. contengono un itinerario storico-descrittivo e dati statistici di ciascuna provincia; gli ultimi 2 un quadro generale del paese per quanto riguarda le diverse branche dell'amministrazione e dell'economia politica. Raro. Seconda edizione. (la prima è del 1808). Cfr. Brunet,III,713 - Graesse,IV,58 - Palau,IV, p. 163. Con fiorit. o lievi uniformi arross. ma certamente un buon esemplare.

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        Woman: or, Ida of Athens. By Miss Owenson

      London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, 1809 - Lady Sydney [Owenson] Morgan wrote numerous works related to her native Ireland, but in "Woman, or Ida of Athens" she took up feminist concerns and phliosophical considerations of education, civil and religious freedom, and the moral influence of natural beauty First edition. 4 vols., 12mo. . Full contemporary polished brown calf. Bookplate of Sir Benjamin Chapman, Bart. Fine. Sadleir 1785; Loeber M553; Garside, Raven & Schöwerling 1809:55 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Bericht von der Schlacht bei Marengo, gewonnen den 25. Prairial, Jahr 8 [14 juin 1800], von Napoleon Bonaparte, erstem Consul und Befehlshaber in Person der französischen Reserve-Armee, über die Österreicher unter Anführung des General-Lieutenants Melas (.). Erläutert durch Plane über die verschiedenen Truppenbewegungen, geometrisch verzeichnet von den Ingenieur-Geographen des General-Kriegsdepots, unter der Leitung des Brigaden-Generals und Oberaufsehers des Genie's Sanson. Aus dem Französichen übersetzt von Joseph Widemann (.).

      Tübingen, J. G. Cotta 1809 - in-4, [3] ff. n. ch. (faux-titre & titre, dédicace à François Ier), 33 pp., avec 6 planches hors-texte en dépliant (un tableau ; cinq cartes), veau fauve marbré, dos lisse recouvert de maroquin cerise, orné de filets et d'épées entrecroisées dorés, armes en pied, encadrement de simple filet et guirlande de palmette dorés sur les plats, hachuré doré sur les coupes, tranches mouchetées de rouge, gardes doublées de papier turquoise marbré (reliure de l'époque). Un mors supérieur fendillé, un coin abîmé, rousseurs, mais bon exemplaire. C'est l'unique traduction allemande de la très officielle Relation de la bataille de Marengo, rédigée par Berthier à la demande de Napoléon, parue en 1806 sur les presses de l'Imprimerie Impériale ; et elle est fort peu courante, même en Allemagne. Davois I, 82 (pour l'originale française). Aucun exemplaire de cette traduction au CCF. Précieux exemplaire de l'auteur, le prince de Neuchâtel, Louis-Alexandre Berthier (1753-1815), relié à ses armes et avec la vignette ex-libris du château de Grosbois contrecollée sur les premières gardes. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Aquatint portrait engraving by Edme Quenedey (1756-1830)

      Paris. 1809. The composer is depicted half-length in three-quarter profile within an oval border. 250 x 193 mm. + good margins. A fine impression on laid paper. Remnants of adhesive to edges of verso. . Kinsky 217, 7. Made from life with a physionotrace, "an instrument designed to trace a person's physiognomy, most specifically thje profile in the form of a silhouette." The instrument was invented by Gilles-Louis Chrétien in 1783-84; Edme Quenedey was his partner.

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        The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane, in 4 volumes

      , London: Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, , 1809 , 462, 454, 467, & 456 pages, each preceded by title page and contents, illustrated with 24 engraved plates, marbled endpapers

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        The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane (in four volumes)

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1809. Book. Illus. by with 24 engravings. Very Good. Leather. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Each volume preceded by title page and table of contents [462, 454, 467, 456] Full calf, teg, gilt rule, scattered minor spots, lightly rubbed boards.

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        Oceanique Centrale.

      Paris: 1809 - The continent of Australia dominates this map. It is cartographically important as an early depiction of the Peron/Freycinet voyage that named many portions of the South Australian coast. Some of Flinder's coastal names are included. West of the Blue Mtns a large lake is dotted-in "according to the natives". Handsome engraving lower left corner of an aboriginal walking with a shield, nearby a platypus, wombat & numbat. Tooley plate 67 & 151, p. 112 #843. Copper engraving, original outline hand-color, 12 x 8 3/4".

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        Poems on the Abolition of the Slave Trade; Written by James Montgomery, James Grahame, and E. Benger. Embellished with Engravings from Pictures Painted by R. Smirke, Esq. R.A.

      Printed for R. Bowyer, The Proprietor, London 1809 - First edition. Large quarto. Sympathetically rebound in later quarter morocco and marbled papercovered boards, with dark red spine label. Engraved title and twelve plates. Some staining and foxing to the title and plates, smudging to the front fly, else a handsome, very good copy. *Work* p. 309; *Sabin* 50145. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mechanisches Theater der Pygmäer. Mit höchster Bewilligung [.] Der von einem Wallfisch verschluckte und vom Neptun beschützte Harlekin.

      [Weimar], 17. XII. 1809. - Theaterzettel. 1 S. Mit 2 Holzschnittvignetten am Blattkopf. Folio (ca. 220:355 mm). Ankündigung für das sonst nicht nachweisbare "Mechanische Theater der Pygmäer", mit dem "Herr Verdant" aus St. Petersburg Ende 1809 in Weimar gastierte. "Dieses große Schauspiel prangt mit einer Menge von Decorationen, Verwandlungen, Intermezzo's u.s.w. Nichts ist versäumt worden, es zu verschönern. Außer den angenehmen Scenen, in welchen Harlekin sowohl, als verschiedene Fische vom Wallfisch verschluckt werden, wird das verehrungswürdige Publikum Neptun aus dem Schooße des Meeres auf einer Seemuschel emporsteigen sehen, von Seepferden gezogen, und von verschiedenen Gruppen, Tritonen, Nereiden und Syrenen begleitet. Die Decorationen werden sich eben so, als in der großen Oper zu Paris, in einem Augenblick verändern. Das Schauspiel wird durch einen Tanz auf dem strammen Seile von einer mechanischen Figur, die alle Pas, welche die Tanzkunst erfordert, macht, beschlossen. Se. Majestät Napoleon gekrönt von der Siegesgöttin. Den Beschluß macht ein Ballet [.] Der Schauplatz ist im Stadthaus [.] Entree-Billets sind im Gasthof zur goldnen Sonne zu haben." - Braunfleckig und etwas knittrig; einige Einrisse und alt hinterlegte Eckausrisse (minimaler Textverlust). Zeitgenöss. hs. Numerierung "158" im Oberrand.

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        Five Engraved Maps of Devonshire (1809)

      James Wyld, London 1809 - Printed at the Tower of London under the direction of Col. Mudge and published in Charing Cross East by James Wyld, these Five maps are mounted on card and contained in custom made slip-case. Each map has a designated number (20, 21, 26, 27, 29) and they all relate to parts of North Devon. Lettering on the maps engraved by E. Bourne, and card is backed by linen. and edged with green ribbon. Slip-case is rubbed, but maps all VG [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyage autour du Monde , pendant les années 1790, 1791, et 1792... auquel on a joint des recherches sur les Terres Australes de Drake, et un examen critique du voyage de Roggeween

      Paris: Courcier, 1809. Five volumes, octavo, and a quarto atlas; contemporary French quarter calf and papered boards, flat spines banded in gilt with double orange labels, a beautiful set. The first French commercial voyage to the Northwest coast. The first French commercial voyage to the Northwest coast of America, and the second French circumnavigation - some twenty-five years after Bougainville's.Returning from Bengal in 1788, Marchand had come across the voyager Portlock who told him of the lucrative fur trade between the Northwest coast and China. 'The trading firm of Baux in Marseilles underwrote a commercial expedition and purchased and fitted out the copper-sheathed ship Solide, which sailed in December 1790 for the Pacific via Cape Horn. At the Marquesas, Marchand took possession of two islands, Uapou and Nukuhiva (which he named Ile Baux), not knowing of Ingraham's visit on the Hope two months earlier... At the Northwest coast he obtained a large cargo of furs, sailed south to Hawaii, through the Marianas, and reached Macao...'This was a successful voyage but a commercial failure. Marchand was unable to sell his furs, and upon his return to France they were impounded by a revolutionary faction and eventually perished. The firm of Baux ultimately lost two-thirds of its capital in the venture...' (Forbes).Nevertheless, Marchand had proved that in times of peace, the French could compete successfully in the Pacific trade. As Marchand died in 1793, the work was actually written by Count Charles Pierre Fleurieu, himself an explorer. It includes a good account of discoveries along the American coast, from Cortes in 1537 to Malaspina in 1790, including records of Drake, Juan de Fuca, Cook, La Pérouse, Meares, Colnett, Portlock and Dixon. Considerable text is devoted to descriptions of natural history specimens collected en route. The final volume contains a critical analysis of Roggeween's voyage, and the engraved charts include five of Alaska and the Northwest coast, four of Marquesan interest and one of Hawaii, while the China Sea chart contains important corrections. Lada-Mocarski calls it "a very important and authoritative work for the history of the Northwest coast".O'Reilly and Reitman note: 'Relation du voyage du Solide, rédigée par Claret de Fleurieu. Fleurieu, qui ignorait l'existence du manuscrit de Marchand, n'avait entre les mains que le journal de bord de Prosper Chanal, capitaine en second du Solide, auquel il ajouta, au cours de la rédaction, les observations de Claude Roblet, chirurgien du bateau. Le voyage de Marchand forme ici le noyau d'un vaste travail de compilation, où les observations géographiques, nautiques, ethnographiques et zoologiques. sont confrontées avec celles des voyages espagnols (Mendaña, Quiros), hollandais (Roggeween), anglais et américains (Cook, Ingraham, Roberts, Hergest)...'.The book was published in Paris in 1798-1800 in two forms, as four quarto volumes, the last an atlas of plates, or as six volumes, the first five the text in octavo and the sixth the same atlas as the quarto edition. In 1809 the octavo version was reissued in the form offered here, with the simple substitution of a new title-page (Forbes cites a re-issue of the quarto rather than the octavo version, perhaps in error).

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        Letters From Canada, Written During A Residence There In The Years 1806, 1807, And 1808, Shewing The Present State Of Canada. Exhibiting Also The Commercial Importance Of Nova-Scotia, New Brunswick, & Cape-Breton; And Their increasing Ability, in Conjunction with Canada, to furnish the necessary Supplies of Lumber and Provisions to our West-India Islands

      London, 1809 - First edition. With large folding map as frontis and 3 folding tables. [xvi] 406 pp. Bound in modern quarter mottled antiqued calf and marbled boards. Sabin 28393; TPL 824; Dionne II 939; Gagnon I 1548; Lande 282; Morgan p. 160.; Watters p. 962; Vlach 359; Story p. 679; ; Goldsmiths' 19842; Kress B.5510 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The state papers and letters of Sir Ralph Sadler ... / edited by Arthur Clifford, Esq. in two volumes. To which is added, A memoir of the life of Sir Ralph Sadler, with historical notes, by Walter Scott, Esq. - [Complete in 2 volumes]

      Edinburgh : Archibald Constable and Co. ; London : T. Cadell and W. Davies [etc.], 1809, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionFinely bound both in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional set - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Physical desc.: 2 v., [5] leaves of plates : ill., 2 frontispiece ports., facsimile signatures ; 28 cm. (4to). Notes: With frontispiece portraits of Thomas Cromwell and Mary Queen of Scots, 1 plate of monument of Sir Ralph Sadleir and 4 plates at the end of vol.2 with facsimiles of signatures. Subject: England - Foreign relations - Scotland. Scotland - Foreign relations - England. Scotland - History - James VI, 1567-1625. Scotland - History - Mary Stuart, 1542-1567. Referenced by: T/B, 41Aa. Referenced by: NCBEL, 678.

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        The Friend; A literary, moral, and political weekly paper, excluding personal and party politics, and the events of the day. Conducted by S.T. Coleridge, of Grasmere, Westmorland. FIRST EDITION.

      Penrith: printed and published by J. Brown. 1809-10 Revenue stamps in each issue. Contemp. half red sheep, gilt spine, marbled boards.Wise 20. Parts 1-20, June 1 1809 - January 4 1810, and the 16pp 'supernumerary essay', dated January 11, 1810. 336pp continuously paginated. Coleridge was responsible for almost the entirety of the publication, which was formed of essays and articles drawn from the author's widespread knowledge of history, law, philosophy, politics, and literary criticism. Impressive in its breadth of subject matter, the publication was nonetheless inaccessible to many readers, and despite having over 500 subscribers, failed to attain financial viability. Publication ceased in spring 1810, though the work was considered important by Coleridge's peers, and a second edition appeared in 1818.

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        Beyspiellose Ereignisse und ausserordentliche Thaten unserer Zeit. Besonders aus der Geschichte der Völker Oestreichs zur geistreichen Unterhaltung und ergreifenden Nacheiferung für die Jugend. Wien, H. F. Müller 1819. Kl. 8°. XII. (inkl. gest. Titel), 1 Bl., 168 S., mit 3 (altkolor.) Kupfertafeln, Pbd. d. Zt. mit Rtit.

      - Bibliograph. für mich nicht zu ermitten.- Sehr selten (in Deutschland nur 1 Ex. in der IJB München nachweisbar).- Enth. Ereignisse aus den napoleonischen Kriegen u.a. über Speckbacher, Schlacht bei Aspern, Schlacht bei Malborghetto, Andreas Hofer, Schwarzenberg bei Arcis, Prinz Victor von Neuwied.- Die Kupfertafeln gest. v. J. Stöber nach Loder zeigen ?Speckbachers Zufluchtsort auf dem Gemshaken?, ?Heldentod der öster. Hauptleute Hensel und Hermann 1809? u. Andreas Hofer im Dom zu Innsbruck?.- Etw. stockfleckig, Ebd. etw. berieben, Rücken mit kl. Bezugsfehlstellen.

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        Thoughts in Prison, In Five Parts, viz. The Imprisonment, The Retrospect, Public Punishment, The Trial, Futurity .

      London: Printed for J. Mawman [etc.], 1809 - With a pencil sketch laid down and tipped in, initialled "RW" and captioned in a different hand on the support sheet, "Dr. Dodd's daughter visits him whilst in prison. Despite the intercession of Dr. Johnson and many others, Dodd was hanged in 1777 for forging a bond note (WESTHALL, RICHARD) First edition. 12mo. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Dodd. [iv], 212 pp. Blue paper boards, rebacked in linen. Scuffed and soiled. Uncut [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Biographical Dictionary, Containing a Brief Account of the First Settlers, and Other Eminent Characters Among the Magistrates, Ministers, Literary and Worthy Men, in New-England. by John Eliot, D. D. Corresponding Secretary of the ... (Truncated)

      Boston, By Cushing And Appleton, Salem, And Edward Oliver, No. 70, State Street, 1809, Hardback, First EditionFull Book Title: A Biographical Dictionary, Containing a Brief Account of the First Settlers, and Other Eminent Characters Among the Magistrates, Ministers, Literary and Worthy Men, in New-England. by John Eliot, D. D. Corresponding Secretary of the Mass. Hist. Soc.....Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. Sabin 22168.; 511 pages; Description: viii, 511, [1] p. 22 cm. Subjects: Frontier and pioneer life--New England--Dictionaries. New England--Biography--Dictionaries.

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        Two Pencil Sketches by William Daniell, after Architect George Dance, showing the artists William Hodges and Samuel Pepys Cockerell]

      1809 - Each pencil sketch on a sheet 10 x 8 inches. Matted to 15½ x 13½ inches. Minor toning and soiling. Very good. One great landscape artist portrays another. Two pencil drawings by landscape painter and engraver William Daniell, after drawings by George Dance, possibly executed around the time of Daniell's engraving of the portraits for the work A Collection of Portraits Sketched from the Life since the year 1793 by George Dance .(London, 1809-1814). Daniell (1769-1837) was an accomplished landscape artist, etcher and engraver. He traveled with his uncle, renowned landscape painter Thomas Daniell, to India (1786-1793), where he assisted his uncle and developed his own skills. He later produced many magnificent views of locales around the globe, particularly of India. In addition to his well-known landscape works, he also engraved and published a series of portraits drawn by architect George Dance (1741-1825), some of which were published in a two volume work in 1809-1814. Late in his career, Dance turned his hand to other art forms, including music and chalk profile portraits of friends and acquaintances. The two subjects depicted here are fellow artists - Samuel Pepys Cockerell was a fellow architect, and William Hodges was a painter, particularly noted for being the artist on Captain James Cook's second voyage. Each volume of the work published thirty-six portraits with descriptive text about the subject. William Hodges is depicted in the second volume. The engraved portrait faces right, while this sketch faces left, making it a mirror image for printing. The Yale Center for British Art holds not only the published work but also a volume of proof prints, each labeled in manuscript, with the manuscript title "A Series of Portraits drawn by George Dance Esq. and Engraved by Wm. Daniell." This proof volume is comprised only of portraits, with no text, and includes a further eighty-five engravings beyond the seventy-two published by Daniell in 1809-1814. This is particularly interesting in light of the fact that while the portrait of William Hodges appears in the published work, Samuel Pepys Cockerell does not - though he is among the proof prints. Since Dance's original drawings were done in chalk, which is a much looser medium than line-engraving, it is possible that Daniell created these drawings to provide himself with a more defined and delineated image from which to create his engraving. These drawings therefore provided an interesting and important step in the engraving process. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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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.635 - Die von Eckoldt gezeichneten und J.F. Schröter 1796 gestochenen Kupfertafeln zeigen die diverse Instrumente zur Oesophagotomie sowie den Schlundschnitt.

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        The Life of Admiral Lord Nelson K.B. from his Lordships Manuscripts

      1809, Book Condition: Very Good ConditionPrinted for Cadell and Davis, London. Two volumes. Large Quarto. Full leather with contemporary boards decorated in blind and with gilt rules and rebacked in complimentary leather with five raised bands and tooling in blind and gilt.

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      PHIL: Printed for Mathew Carey, 1809. Book. POOR (PLUS). Hardcover. TITLE: THE LIFE OF GEN. WASHINGTON By REV. MASON L. WEEMS 1809 AUTHOR: REV. MASON L. WEEMS PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: The very top of the title page which contained the publisher's information and date is torn away. The book was published in Philadelphia. FOUND ANOTHHR TITLE PAGE WITH A FRONTISPIECE AFTER THE FIRST 8 PAGES OR SO, AND IT HAS THE PUBLISHERS INFORMAITON INCLUDING DATE, AUTHOR, ECT. Printed for Mathew Carey, Philadelphia 1809. EDITION: Ninth Edition stated on the second title page CATEGORY: History, Government, Rare BINDING/COVER: Hardback without dust jacket COLOR: Brown CONDITION: The outside of book is in real rough condition; there The front endpapers are missing, and the book starts with the torn title page (see second photo). There is a lot of scribbling from various times on the front and back paste downs of the inside board with an 1810 handwritten date present. There is more light scribbles and an old style name on the title page and the finis (end) page. Some of the pages have unintentional folds. The book is in original boards and the text from the title to the ending is present. Book is with fairly sturdy. The frontispiece engraving of The Death Of General Montgomery is partially ripped at the bottom but complete. The engraving with the picture of Washington is partially missing at the bottom (photo of Washington complete). The engraving of the defeat of general Braddock is complete with a small chip to the top edge off the plate. The engraving between 104 and 105 is only 1/3 remaining and appears to be of Major Andre. The engraving between 114 and 115 is half torn away and appears to the 'Surrender of Lord.'. ONE ENGRAVING MAY BE COMPLETELY MISSING! SIZE: 4 ½ x 7 (approximately) PAGES: 226 pages. Poor+ Condition due to age. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: EMBELLISHED WITH A PORTRAIT, AND SIX HISTORICAL ENGRAVINGS. With curious anecdotes, equally honourable to himself, and exemplary to his young countrymen. The first few opening pages of the book are ad pages listing additional books published by Carey. On page 34 there is a handwritten notation mentioning 90 days after something which may be of historical importance. The publisher, Mason Locke Weems was an early American biographer who sought to instill a sense of nationalism in the new developing country. Weems did this by making the men he wrote about to be greater than they actually were. Mason Locke Weems wrote the first biography about George Washington, Francis Marion, Benjamin Franklin, and William Penn. Weems was also the first person to use the story of young Washington and the cherry-tree. Ninth Edition stated on the second title page. Printed for Mathew Carey, Philadelphia 1809. COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid, books will ship immediately without email notification to customer (it's on the way), you are welcomed to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCodePrc 850 E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 006290 .

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        View of the Spninx and Second Pyramid takem from East.

      Paris 1809-12 - Engraved view.Black and white.60x44 cms.One of the best views of this famous moument that at this moment(1798) was covered by sand(not cleaned until mid XIX c.).The Napoleonic survey of Egyptian mouments brought to Europe the knowledge of this civilization.the work was published in 26 vol text and 11 volumes in elephant folio with near 900 views.

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        Mémoire sur les finances de l'Egypte, depuis sa conquête par le Sultan selym 1er., jusqu'à celle du général en cher Bonaparte ; par M. le Comte Estève. Mémoire sur le système d'imposition territoriale et sur l'admnistration des provinces de l'Egypte, dans les dernières années du gouvernements des Mamlouks ; par feu Michel-Ange Lancret.

      De l'imprimerie impériale 1809 - - De l'imprimerie impériale, A Paris 1809, In folio (27x43cm), 299 - 398p. ; 233 - 260p., Relié. - Edition originale de ces deux mémoires extraits de la première livraison, section Etat Moderne, de la Description de l'Egypte. Cartonnage crème parcheminé moderne. Pièce de titre de basane noire. Exemplaire à grandes marges, non rogné. Système des impots et de la propriété en Egypte. Administration et relations commerciales intérieures et extérieurs. Mémoires importants pour l'histoire de l'Egypte, une telle étude n'ayant jamis été faite auparavant, c'est pourquoi l'auteur s'intéresse nécessairement à l'histoire et l'évolution du pays depuis Selym 1er. 299 - 398p. ; 233 - 260p. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Triumphs of Temper; A Poem. In Six Cantoes [bound with] Constance de Castile; a Poem in Ten Cantos

      New York: David Longworth at the Shakspeare Gallery (Printed by D. & G. Bruce), 1809. Half calf with marbled paper-covered boards. Spine heavily rubbed with loss at head; boards rubbed, occasional browning to endpapers, scattered light foxing throughout, front flyleaf torn with one half excised, minor creasing to two leaves, tiny tear to one leaf, but overall still tight and clean. A scarce copy of both works in these early bindings. 24mo (13 cm.). Illus. with b/w engravings. Hayley's poem was first published in England in 1771 and many engravers undertook to illustrate it including William Blake and Peter Maverick (1780-1831) -one of three printmaker sons of a printmaker- an engraver of bookplates, maps, bank notes and book and magazine illustrations, who took as an apprentice Asher B. Durand with whom he established a partnership between 1817 and 1820. He designed the plates for the Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History of New York using the then new process of lithography. OCLC lists only 11 copies. Bound with Sotheby's Constance de Castile (Boston: Published by West and Blake; Greenough and Stebbins, printers, 1812). Shaw & Shoemaker 26781. William Sotheby (1757-1833) was a patron of literature as well as translator and author whose friends included Byron, Coleridge, Scott, Wordsworth, and many others. OCLC lists only 13 copies. Shaw & Shoemaker 17727. Shaw & Shoemaker 26781.

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        Approximately 200 letters (including a few autographs only) providing a window onto British intellectual life in the 19th century. As might be expected from their Walker provenance, there is particular strength in letters to do with ... (Truncated)

      Full Book Title: Approximately 200 letters (including a few autographs only) providing a window onto British intellectual life in the 19th century. As might be expected from their Walker provenance, there is particular strength in letters to do with Scottish based activity. The main fields of interest represented are geology, botany, theology, serious journals, pamphlets, books, and political activity. Certain names recur, particularly as recipients of the letters. The main ones are John Stuart Blackie (1809 - 1895), Professor of Greek at Edinburgh, man of letters, nationalist and radical - (Walker's uncle): William Garden Blaikie (1820 - 1899), Scottish theologian, social reformer, temperance advocate, writer, and journal editor: William Carruthers ((1830-1922), keeper of the Botanical Department at the Natural History Museum and consulting botanist to the Royal Agricultural Society : and James Geikie (1839-1915), Scottish geologist and mineralogist Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 280974.

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      Printed for Matthew and Leigh , Strand by W Clowes Nothumberland Court, London 1809 - Published in 1809, this is the First Edition of this very scarce book of Poetry by Sir John Carr (1772-1832) author of "The Stranger in Ireland" and other travel books, . The book is bound in an old half red leather binding with plain boards with hand decorated page edges, internally illustrated with a frontispiece portrait, VIII, 228 pages, plus rear publishers catalogue, book bears the Armorial bookplate of the Castle Menzies Library, . CONDITION, the leather has rubbing wear to spine ends and corners and general edge rubbing, the hand decorated page edge design is dusty to top edge else binding is in solid condition, internally sporadic foxing, heavier to a few pages else contents in good general condition, A Good example of this very scarce book of Poetry from Carr [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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