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        HISTORY OF BRAZIL, Comprising a Geographical Account of that Country, Together with a Narrative of the Most Remarkable Events Which Have Occurred There Since its Discovery; A Description of the Manners, Customs, Religion, &c. of the Natives and Colonists; Interspersed with Remarks on the Nature of its Soil, Climate, Productions, and Foreign and Internal Commerce. To which are subjoined Cautions to New Settlers for the Preservation of Health.

      Henry Colburn,, London: 1809 - 304 pp. First edition. Decorative, green cloth; blind stamped covers; spine and boards rebacked; red morocco label gilt stamped. Binding tight; boards lightly rubbed; corners bumped; internally in very fine condition. Borba 374. Quoting the Advertisement: As the recent political changes in Europe have naturally attracted the general attention towards the New World, no apology, it is presumed, can be deemed necessary for presenting to the public the following succinct account of one of the most interesting colonies in that quarter of the globe. The jealous and illiberal policy which at all times characterized the government of Brazil, in its intercourse with foreigners, have hitherto rendered it difficult to obtain accurate information respecting the productions, trade, and commerce of this colony. The author therefore trusts that the information contained in the following sheets cannot fail to prove acceptable to the general reader, and highly interesting to every one engaged in commercial speculations. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: GABO'S BIB / BRAZIL BOOKS]
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        TRAITE MEDICO-PHILOSOPHIQUE SUR L'ALIENATION MENTALE.

      1809 - Paris, Chez J. Ant. Brosson, 1809. In-8 (133 X 206) demi-veau fauve, dos lisse orné de huit filets gras dorés, fleuron doré dans les compartiments, auteur et titre dorés, tranches jaunes mouchetées (reliure de l'époque) ; (1), faux-titre, titre, XXXII pages (préface & introduction), 496 pages, 2 tableaux dépliants et 2 planches gravées hors-texte. SECONDE EDITION, entièrement refondue et très augmentée. Elle contient deux tableaux dépliants "Régime des aliénées de la Salpêtrière" & "Table générale des aliénées de la Salpêtrière", et in fine deux planches hors-texte reproduisant douze figures gravées par Maleuvre. "La seconde édition comprend près de 200 pages nouvelles consacrées à son expérience institutionnelle à Bicêtre, et surtout à la Salpêtrière". (POSTEL & QUETEL). "Ce traité, dont la première édition [1801] est placée résolument sous le signe des lumières et de la philanthropie, procède à la description d'une entité clinique, à la codification du "traitement moral" de la folie, à l'amorce de la définition et de la glorification de l'institution asilaire, à la consécration de la psychiatrie comme discipline médicale à part entière. [.] Le traité, traduit en plusieurs langues, a été, suivant la formule consacrée, "un livre de base pour des générations d'étudiants" ; il est devenu classique et n'a pas été sans influence sur le mouvement philosophique et littéraire, notamment sur Hegel, Maine de Biran et Stendhal". (En français dans le texte, 203). "Pinel was among the first to treat the insane humanely; he dispensed with chains and placed his patients under the care of specially selected physicians. Garrison considered the above book one of the foremost medical classics, giving as it did a great impetus to the humanitarian treatment of the insane." (GARRISON & MORTON, 4922). Pinel founded the french school of psychiatry. The second french edition is very substantially enlarged by Pinel. Cerne de mouillure claire aux faux-titre, titre et premier feuillet de la préface, le tout sans gravité, sinon exemplaire en BEL ETAT, dans sa solide reliure de l'époque. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST.

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        THE COUNCIL OF DOGS: ILLUSTRATED WITH SUITABLE ENGRAVINGS

      Brown & Merritt for Johnson & Warner, Philadelphia 1809 - Chapbook. 12mo. 16p. Illustrated with 8 full-page woodcuts not figured in the pagination. Untitled salmon sewn wrappers Rosenbach 389. RARE [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Cary's New and Correct English Atlas: being A New Set Of County Maps From Actual Surveys

      Published by John Cary, London 1809 - , [iv], 14 pages, 47 hand-coloured engraved maps and 47 descriptive text pages, [12] New edition , boards rubbed, spine scuffed and with loss at head and tail, later leather corners, externally in good condition, pages and plates clean, internally in very good condition , half brown calf with marbled paper to boards Quarto Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "The life of Admiral Lord Nelson, K. B. from His Lordship's manuscripts."

      London: printed by T. Bensley for T. Cadell [et al.]. 1809. "First edition, 2 volumes, large 4to (imposed in folio), pp. vi, xv, [1], xlv, [1], 375; [2], 511; engraved frontispiece, engraved portrait, facsimile, 10 engraved plates, engraved plan of Martello Tower, Corsica, folding Plan of Battle at the Nile, Plan of Attack off Copenhagen, 2 Plans of Battle of Trafalgar, 4 engraved headpieces (by J. Landseer, J. Finden and others); contemporary diced russia, gilt lettered direct on gilt- paneled spine, rolled gilt borders, inner dentelles, etc., combed blue marbled edges; ink splatters on 2D1-2 of first volume, hinges restored, spines a little worn, but generally a very good, impressive set, clean throughout. Lowndes I, 472: ""Every Englishman ought to possess this interesting and important biography, forming a complete naval history of the last half century."""

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        Voyage sur les confins de l'Arabie et de la Palestine.

      [Paris, Buisson, 1809]. - 8vo. 137-190 pp. (With:) Mémoire pour servier a la conoissance des tribus Arabes en Syrie et dans l'Arabie Déserte et Pétrée. 281-324 pp. Modern marbled wrappers. Excerpts from vols. VII and VIII of the "Annales des voyages, de la géographie et de l'histoire". In these early 1806 reports, printed during Seetzen's ongoing expedition, Seetzen describes his travels in Syria, Jordan, Palestine, and Arabia. The Frisian-born naturalist and explorer U. J. Seetzen departed in 1802 on a thoroughly planned expedition through Asia Minor, the Arabian Peninsula and Africa. His last report is dated November 1810; he was killed near Tais in the Yemen on Sept. 8, 1811. - Clean and untrimmed. Cf. Macro, Bibliography of the Arabian Peninsula, 2056. Gay 3601. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        View in Queen Charlotte's Sound, New Zealand.

      Boydell, 1809 (1820), London: - The only view of New Zealand published in John Webber's "Views in the South Seas", which has been called "the most striking publication resulting from Cook's expeditions". (Parsons Collection 136). The image is notable in that it includes the landing party from the ship, with their tents pitched on shore and various other supplies. The Maoris in the foreground have a regal bearing, and there is just a hint of tatooing on their faces. Two of their boats are quite close to shore, some men carry caught fish. The Discovery & Resolution are seen moored in the distance. London. Pubd. April 1, 1809 by Boydell & Compy. No. 90 Cheapside. Vide Cook's Last Voyage Vol. 1 Chap. 7. Impression mark 450 x 325 mm, on paper 500 x 360 mm. Colored aquatint, with vibrant color, with a few foxing spots in the sky, two dark thumbprints in the margin outside the plate marks, a small closed tear repaired and a little dusty & ruffled at the edges. The print is watermarked J. Whatman 1820, while the letterpress is watermarked C. Wilmott 1819. Joppien & Smith 3.12b.

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, ABAA]
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        Versuch über den politischen Zustand des Königreichs Neu-Spanien, enthaltend Untersuchungen über die Geographie des Landes, über seinen Flächeninhalt und seine neue politische Eintheilung, über seine allgemeine physische Beschaffenheit, über die Zahl und den sittlichen Zustand seiner Bewohner, über die Fortschritte des Ackerbaues, der Manufacturen und des Handels, über die vorgeschlagenen Canal-Verbindungen zwischen dem antillischen Meere und dem großen Ozen, über die militärische Vertheidigung der Küsten, über die Staatseinkünfte und die Masse edler Metalle, welche seit der Entdeckung von America, gegen Osten und Westen, nach dem alten Continent übergeströmt ist, 5 Bde.

      Tübingen, J. C. Gotta'sche Buchhandlung, 1809-1814,. OHLDr., Marmor. Papier, Bd. 1: [8], CLXVIII, VIII, 205 S.; Bd. 2: 278 S.; Bd. 3: 180 S., Mit einer Karte von Mexiko; Bd. 4: 430 S.; Bd. 5: 178, Mit drei Karten; 8°, Buchrücken und Deckenkanten abgerieben, Ecken leicht verbogen, Bd. 1: Wurmfraß im Vorderdeckel, gelber Buchschnitt, Bd. 1-3: manchmal mit zeitgenössischen Randbemerkungen mit Bleistift, stockfleckig, auf den Vorsätzen ausgeriebener Name des Vorbesitzers, Bd. 1: Nummer auf Vorsatz mit Tinte, ansonsten sehr guter Zustand. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. *.

      [Bookseller: Antikvariát Valentinská]
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        Caledonian sketches or a tour through Scotland in 1807: to which is prefixed an explanatory address to the public upon a recent trial.

      London Mathews and Leigh 1809 - 2 Bl., XXII S., 1 Bl., 541 S. Mit 12 Aquatintatafeln (das Frontispiz gefaltet). 4° (28,5 x 23 cm). Halbleder der Zeit mit Rückenfileten (Rücken unter Bewahrung des originalen Rückenschildes professionell erneuert). Erste Ausgabe. - Großzügig gedruckte Reisebeschreibung durch Schottland. Mit Ansichten von Edinburgh (gefaltet als Frontispiz), Jedburgh, Esk River, Stirling castle, Perth, Aberdeen, Inverness, Inverary castle, Dumbarton, Killin, Dunkeld und Glasgow. - John Carr (1772-1832) hatte in kurzer Folge eine ganze Reihe von erfolgreichen Reisewerken veröffentlicht und damit nicht nur Zustimmung erfahren. In der "explanatory address" des vorliegenden Werkes verteidigt er sein juristisches Vorgehen gegen die scharfe Satire auf sein 1806 veröffentlichtes Reisewerk "The stranger in Ireland". Auch die vorliegende Schottland-Beschreibung wurde kurz nach Erscheinen von Walter Scott im Quarterly Review verspottet. - Unbeschnitten. Leicht gebräunt und wenig fleckig, die Tafeln teils stockfleckig und mit Abklatsch auf den gegenüberliegenden Textseiten, vorderer Innendeckel mit Exlibris. Einband gering berieben, Rücken fachgerecht und passend erneuert. Schönes Exemplar. *Abbey, Scenery, 488. Graesse II, 54. Lowndes 377. 1800 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Christian Strobel (VDA/ILAB)]
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        Letter signed ("Andere Hofer").

      Innsbruck, 18. IX. 1809. - Folio. ½ p. Concerning the military hospital at Brixen. - Beautiful and rare document of the Tyrolean Rebellion of 1809. A. Oberhofer: Weltbild eines "Helden". Andreas Hofers schriftliche Hinterlassenschaft, Innsbruck 2008, Nr. 389 (= Schlern-Schriften 342).

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        Des Feldpredigers Schmelzle Reise nach Flätz mit fortgehenden Noten; nebst der Beichte des Teufels bey einem Staatsmanne.

      Tübingen, in der J.G. Cotta'schen Buchhandlung 1809.. 8°. XII, 132 S., brauner marmorierter Pappband d.Zt., umlaufender Rotschnitt, flieg. Vorsatzbl. mit altem Namenseintrag, Rücken berieben. Innen sauber u. wenig gebräunt.. Erste Ausgabe. Berend 23; Goedeke V,465,26.

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        The Reports of the Most Learned Sir Edmund Saunders, Knt. . of Several Pleadings and Cases in the Court of King's Bench, in the Time of the Reign of . King Charles the Second 1666-1672 - [Complete in 2 Volumes]

      London; Printed For A. Strahan 1809 - With notes and references to the pleadings and cases by John Williams. Subjects: Law reports, digests, etc. --Great Britain. Corporate Name: Great Britain. Court of King's Bench. Full contemporary analine calf, recased. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands and a contrasting gilt-blocked Morocco lable. An exceptional set, of presentation quality - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 4 Kg. 1 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Original and Authentic Journal of Occurrences during the Late American War, from its Commencement to the Year 1783.

      Dublin: Wilkinson & Courtney, 1809 - Octavo (209 × 130 mm) Contemporary half calf, marbled boards, title gilt direct to spine, compartments formed of double rules. Bookplate of George Hastings Cox, a prominent collector of Canadiana, to the front pastedown. Somewhat rubbed, upper joint just starting toward the tail, spine creased, title page soiled, light browning, else a very good copy. Letter-press order of battle. First edition. "Originally published in eleven parts" (Sabin). Lamb enlisted in the 9th regiment of foot in 1773; three years later he embarked for Canada and served initially in the operations at the siege of Quebec. Subsequently he "joined in General John Burgoyne's successful operations against Fort Ticonderoga, and was with the British army as it pursued the fleeing rebels southward to Fort Anne" (ODNB). Captured at Saratoga, he was held as a prisoner near Boston for a year, then escaped and made it to the British lines at New York. Lamb there joined the 23rd, or Royal Welch Fusiliers, and served throughout the southern campaigns until Yorktown, where he again entered captivity, and yet again escaped and made his way to New York; "He returned to England with the 23rd regiment on 5 December 1783 and was mustered out of the army a year later when peace was declared in Europe." On his return to Ireland he became a schoolmaster at the free school in White Friar's Lane, Dublin, where he remained for the rest of his life. "He undertook this work because he had seen no 'impartial detail of the more minute, but no less important occurrences of the war, which, as secret springs, actuated the public movements, and which were never any further disclosed to the world, but as comprised in the general result'" (Sabin). He was a keen observer and a careful writer, and his account is considered one of the best sources for the genuine experience of the soldiery in the war. Graves, who, like Lamb, served in the Royal Welch Fusiliers, fictionalized Lamb's services in two wartime novels, Sergeant Lamb of the Ninth (1940) and Proceed, Sergeant Lamb (1941). Howes L36; Sabin 38724 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Bishop Burnet's History of his Own Time From the Restoration of King Charles II to the Conclusion of the Treaty of Peace at Utrecht in the reign of Queen Anne (4 Volumes complete)

      Printed for R H Evans, J Mackinlay, W Clarke and R Priestley, London 1809 - 'to which is prefixed a summary recapitulation of affairs in Church and State, from King James I to the Restoration in 1660. Together with the author's life, and some explanatory notes by the editor, his son, late one of the judges of his Majesty's Court of Common Pleas. The whole revised and corrected by him'. Bound in full leather with five raised bands, gilt titling on green title bands and gilt decoration to spine. Gilt borders to boards with blind stamped decoration; all edges marble, marbled end papers marble. Boards are lovely and bright with just minor wear to joins along spine. Gilt titling is bright. All volumes are tight and contents are very clean with just very occasional spotting. This set is still in lovely conditon. pp. lxxxiii+566 / 583 / vii+484 / 461+index.

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        PROCLAMA A LOS ESPAÑOLES, Y Á LA EUROPA ENTERA, DEL AFRICANO NUMIDA ABENNUMEYA RASIS, de la familia de los antiguos Abencerrages.

      S/imp. Lima, 1809 - . 20,5 cm. 1 h., 46 pág., 2 h. sin numerar (sign. A-N2). Enc. en pergamino reciente. Señal de taladro, restaurada, afectando parcialmente a la lectura en algunas páginas. * Raro impreso en Lima cuya primera edición vio la luz en Valencia un año antes (la segunda, en Madrid, es también de 1808). La proclama versa, como indica el título, "sobre el verdadero carácter de la revolucion francesa, y de su xefe Napoleon, y sobre la conducta que deben guardar todos los gobiernos en hacer causa comun con los españoles, para destruir el de una gente enemiga por sistema y necesidad de todas las instituciones sociales". El autor critica a la nación francesa y, en concreto, a Bonaparte por la invasión de España bajo la apariencia de la amistad y llama a la unión entre pueblos para defender la propiedad individual, la seguridad y la libertad personal. Sólo hemos hallado un ejemplar de esta edición en la John Carter Brown Library. No en el CCPB. Medina, J.T. Lima, 2153. revolucion francesa, guerra independencia, napoleon Història d'Europa Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 español [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        BOLLETTINO DELLE LEGGI E DECRETI IMPERIALI PUBBLICATI DALLA CONSULTA STRAORDINARIA NEGLI STATI ROMANI

      Presso Luigi Perego Salvioni Stampatore del Bollettino delle Leggi, ROMA 1809 - Volumi in-8° grande 220x140 mm., 11 volumi con legatura in mezza pelle con tassello titoli e fregi in oro al dorso piatti in carta marmorizzata con angoli in pergamena, vol. 5 in mezza pergamena e vol. 11 in mezza pelle. circa 500 pagine per volume con numerose tavole ripiegate. Buono/ottimo stato con piccoli lavori di tarlo marginali su alcuni volumi, qualche leggera fioritura e macchiolina. Raccolta dei primi 137 bollettini in 13 volumi di cui 11 con splendida legatura in mezza pelle, numerose tavole pieghevoli, vari argomenti : Codice Napoleonico Civile e Penale, Economia, Decreti firmati da Napoleone, Organizzazione di Roma, Umbria e Sabina, Abolizione Tribunale dell'Inquisizione e del Sant' Offizio, Corsica, Isola d'Elba, Rgolamenti Ebrei, Dazi, Tasse, Tariffe Tabacco, Vini e molto altro . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Instruction sur les sirops et les conserves de raisins destinés à remplacer le sucre dans les principaux usages de l'économie domestique.

      Méquignon 1809 - In-8 ( 195 X 125 mm ) de XV-310 pages + 1 feuillet d'errata, demi-basane tabac à petits coins de vélin, dos lisse orné de filets dorés en place des nerfs. ( Reliure de l'époque ). Mors frottés et fendillés, quelques rousseurs. oenologie vins cuisine gastronomie confiserie patisserie

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        Arenga que pronuncio el Marques de Selva-Alegre, Presidente de la Suprema Junta Guvernativa establecida en Quito, á nombre de Nuestro Augusto Monarca el Señor Don Fernando Septimo . en la instalacion que se celebrò el dia 16 de Agosto de 1809. Señores. Que obgetos tan grandes .

      N.p. (Quito?), n.pr., (1809). - Folio broadside (30.8 x 21.3 cm.), unbound. Foldlines. Overall in very good to fine condition. ---- FIRST and ONLY EDITION [?]. Apparently unrecorded printing of a speech made at Quito on August 16, 1809, by the leader of the Suprema Junta Guvernativa. It was probably printed in Quito: the typography has a distinctly provincial look. The author exhorts his listeners to be loyal to D. Fernando VII in the face of the "usurpacion tiranica de Bonaparte."---- Not in Palau. Not in Medina, @Rio de la Plata, @Lima or @Quito. Not located in NUC. Not located in OCLC. Not located in CCPBE. Not located in Rebiun. Not located in Copac. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        TRATADO ELEMENTAL DE LA DESTREZA DEL SABLE.

      En La Imprenta De Arizpe., Mexico 1809 - "Compuesto por Don Simon Frias, Maestro de Todas Armas Examinado, Aprobado y Titulado por el Superior Gobierno de Nueva Espana". Covers are stained, edges darkened. . Corners rounded. Spine extremities are frayed with about 1/8" of the leather missing. . Previous owner's stamp noted in several places, the name having been erased, but the title "Maestro de Armas" preserved. Half-title is present. Text clean throughout. Illustrated with thirteen plates, bound at the end of the volume. Two of the plates are folding. Some peripheral spotting. Both fold-out plates have a 1" closed tear at bottom of fold without any paper loss. The plates show a variety of positions of attack and defensive counters, the fencers in period clothing. Two figures are placed on each page. The folding plates show proper foot positions. The final plate shows pads, gloves, and a sabre. [ (14), 201, (17), 13 plates, (1). The plates were signed by P. Patino and engraved by Manuel Araoz. This treatise is thought to be the earliest book on fencing with the sabre published in Mexico. We can find only two books sold at auction in the past 30 years. OCLC Worldcat lists ten libraries worldwide holding this title. Little is known of the author's life. He was a fencing master in New Spain. Thimm 108, Pardoel 989. Other citations: Leguina 65, Medina 10252, Palau 95016, and Dicc. Porrua. Size: Small Quarto [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The State Papers and Letters of Sir Ralph SadlerIn Two Volumes

      Edinburgh - Archibald Constable and Co 1809 - A remarkable compilation of the state papers from one of the most influential statesmen of the tudor period. Featuring an engraved frontispiece of Thomas Cromwell to volume one, from an original painting by Holbein, and engraved by R. Cooper. As well as a frontispiece of Mary Queen of Scots to volume two, also engraved by R. Cooper. Volume one also features four plates of signature facsimiles all dated in the late 1500's. Collated complete. Contains A Memoir of the Life of Sir Ralph Sadler, with Historical Notes by Walter Scott. Sadler was a major 16th century historical figure, and took part in important diplomatic negotiations with Scotland, the trail of Mary Queen of Scots, and served as a Secretary of State for King Henry VIII. These works contain his parliamentary orations, including a speech on succession in 1563 and one on subsidy in 1566. Complete in two volumes. Condition: Rebacked in tree calf bindings with gilt lettering to the spines. Externally, generally sound but with light wear to extremities. Internally, both are firmly bound with intermittently bright pages to volume one, and volume two being bright throughout. Occasional instances of foxing, predominantly to the first and last pages. Armorial bookplate to the front pastedown to both volumes. Off-setting to title pages, and institutional stamp to title page of volume I. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        John de Lancaster. A Novel

      London: Lackington, Allen, and Co, 1809. First edition. 3 vols., 8vo. . Contemporary calf, flat spines, black labels. Minor rubbing, lower joint of vol. I starting, else fine. Garside, Raven, & Schöwerling 1809:20

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        A NARRATIVE OF THE CAMPAIGN OF THE BRITISH ARMY IN SPAIN, commanded by his excellency. John Moore.

      Imp. Joseph Johnson. London, 1809 - . 28 cm. XII-324 pág. Ilustr. con un retrato en litografía, una vista de La Coruña en aguatinta, un mapa del puerto de La Coruña, un mapa de España y Portugal, con las posiciones militares coloreadas a mano, plegados, fuera del texto. Enc. en media piel, nervios, puntas, cortes pintados, planos rozados. Palau 180059. Primera edición. Galicia. Coruña. SIN ASIGNAR Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 español [Attributes: First Edition]

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        L'Effraie ou la Fressaie

      - A detailed hand colored lithograph by Edouard Travies (1809-1865) from his sweeping series 'Les Oiseaux Les Plus Remarquables.', which was published in Paris & London: Berrieux and Gambert, Junin & Co, [circa 1857]. and printed by Lemercier of Paris. Overall this print measures 21 1/8 x 14 5/8 inches. The work of Edouard Travies represents a pinnacle in French ornithological illustration, and his original work is exceedingly rare. Natural history, as a descriptive pursuit bent on identifying new species, demanded detailed illustrations, and the minute precision of Travies's work places him with the best of France's scientific artists. As is evident in these watercolors, his attention to esthetic qualities was no less perceptive. Travies's images of birds are considered to be some of the finest ever produced. His illustrations describe the species of birds native to Central and South America, and all show the birds in association with flowering plants indigenous to their habitats, such as orchids and passion flowers. Overall this print is in very good condition with some foxing/staining and evidence of previous binding on left margin.

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        Historic Anecdotes and Secret Memoirs of the Legislative Union, between Great Britain and Ireland.

      London. Published by G. Robinson, 1st Sept. (J. Moyes, Printer, London). 1809. - thick folio, 35cm, first edition, xlii,302pp., engraved frontis portrait (the Author), engraved title-page vignette, 32 engraved portrait plates, 3 tipped-in facsimile letters, 2 tipped-in errata leaves, in later half calf, gilt ruled raised bands, gilt spine title on crushed green morocco label, blind decorations in the panels, t.e.g., some scattered foxing and some toning else a very good to fine copy of the rare complete first edition. (cgc) Author's Presentation Copy. With a one page signed ms. letter laid in, from the author to his publisher; Sirs. Give Mr. (Hu?and) a large paper copy of my book and his choice of proof prints. J. Barrington. . Provenance: In faint pencil on the bottom margin of the above letter: Purchased by me at Hatairds (?), John Hare. The printer colophon is on the bottom edge of the first text page. National Library Ireland online catalogue cites 1 copy. There is only 1 complete copy (of 6 listings) on WorldCat, at University Kansas Libraries. "Originally announced to be in 10 parts but apparently suppressed after 5 parts (see below) were published. A new edition was issued in London, by Henry Coburn & R. Bentley. 1835, in 2 vols, 4to, with 36 portrait plates. Presumably from parts left over from the first edition. Sir Jonah Barrington, (1760-1834), Irish politician, was appointed an Admiralty Court Judge in 1798. This is an important book for the era covering the subjects of the 1798 Rebellion, The Volunteers and The Union. Barrington's character was called into question but he also on occasions acted with principal. He campaigned against the Union and lost his position when he voted against it. He had helped the government get votes in its favour by bribery. When he lost his seat in 1803 the government made him a judge. The first part of the present work was published in 1809 causing great alarm because of its uncompromising content and style. It is thought he was induced to delay later parts as the government shrank from exposure of its conduct in carrying out the Act of Union. Financial irregularities forced his removal from the bench but the threat of these memories apparently meant that he was allowed to reside in France from 1815 and act as a judge by deputy until 1830. Contrary to some biographical sources, despite similarities, this is not the same work as his Rise and Fall of the Irish Nation. "Barrington could have been Solicitor-General if he had agreed to vote for the Union. He gives himself and perhaps deserves great credit for this renunciation, but his political manoeuvres of the period of 1801-2 were far from simple. Between 1805 and 1810 his debts led him to misappropriate court funds and he was finally brought to account for this in 1830. . All his books are valuable documents for the social and political life of 18th century Ireland. He has been much frowned on by puritan critics but he was simply a politician of his time whose chief fault was to be found out. It is absurd to condemn him for not sharing the high standards of modern Irish political life". - Brady & Cleeve. The broad collection of portraitures were engraved by James Heath and include Barrington, Edward Fitzgerald, Francis Rawdon, Henry Grattan, Henry Flood, Charles Cornwallis, and others involved in the machinations over Irish Legislative Union. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        TRAVELS IN AMERICA. Performed in the year 1806,for the purpose of exploring the Rivers Alleghany,Monongahela,Ohio,and Mississippi and ascertaining the produce and condition of their banks and vicinity.

      Richard Phillips.London.,1809 - FIRST ONE VOLUME EDITION.A reprint of the 1806 three decker.Pagination erratic,as usual with this prnting,but complete(Ee4 and whole of Ff gathering missnumbered) and in correct order.Some light foxing to a few pages but overall a very good copy in fine twentieth century binding by Morrell of London.Half Dark blue morocco,spine with raised bands,decorated in gilt.compartments lettered and decorated in gilt.Blue cloth on boards.Top edge gilt.A lovely copy of this interesting book.: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        The Life of Admiral Lord Nelson, K.B. From His Lordship's Manuscripts

      London, Printed by T. Bensley, For T. Cadell and W. Davies, and W. Miller, , 1809 . 2 volumes, quarto (340 × 270 mm). Contemporary calf, rebacked with the original spines laid down, raised bands, wavy rolled tooling to the bands, gilt lozenges to the compartments, blind palmette roll to the boards within French fillet gilt panels, gilt corner pieces, edges marbled, marbled endpapers. Frontispiece and 3 other plates to vol. I, 7 plates to vol. II, 4 of them accompanied by plans, headpieces, vignettes and facsimiles to the text, double page pedigree to vol. I. Contemporary bookplate of John Lind, physician to Haslar Naval Hospital, a position in which he had succeeded his father, author of A Treatise of the Scurvy; later bookplate of Lieutenant Commander Geoffrey Gowlland of the School of Naval Co-operation, Lee-on -Solent, letter loosely inserted records the book's presentation to him in 1935 as the Henry Leigh Carslake Prize. A little rubbed at the extremities, rebacked with the original spines quite neatly laid down, slight tape mark to the front endpaper of vol. I, some light browning, but overall a very good copy. First edition. "One of the main foundation stones of the Nelson legend" (Wilson, "Nelson Apotheosised" in Cannadine (ed.), Admiral Lord Nelson). McArthur, a former naval purser, had served with Nelson in the Mediterranean and had already begun collecting material for a biography when he saw "an advertisement in the papers announcing that the Nelson family had selected a gentleman 'of high respectability and rank' to write the life, and asking all who had letters … in their possession not to make their material available to anyone else." McArthur came forward claiming, groundlessly, that Nelson himself had asked him to write his life, and that he had already incurred considerable expense in preparing the book, including the commissioning of a set of paintings to be engraved as illustrations. An unseemly squabble ensued, the outcome of which was fairly inevitable in that Earl Nelson was under pressure from the Prince Regent to commission his librarian and chaplain, James Stanier Clarke, to write the book. It was agreed that the authors would pool their efforts, but not before they had further fallen out over whose name should come first on the title page. That we do not refer to McArthur & Clarke is a lasting memorial to the usefulness of a powerful patron. The finished work is wonderfully illustrated with anecdotal headpieces and plates by Westall and battle-scenes by Nicholas Pocock. The subscribers list is a remarkable directory of the great and the good of Regency Britain with an inevitable emphasis on naval notables. William Beckford took the only copy on vellum, Sir Home Popham and Admiral Keats proof copies, as also Admirals Cornwallis and Anson, Earl St Vincent and Lady Hamilton. Thomas Masterman Hardy had an ordinary copy, as did the Sandwich Book Society and Leeds Circulating Library. A sound, solid and not unattractive copy of this important work.

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        A TREATISE ON MARTIAL LAW, AND COURTS- MARTIAL; AS PRACTISED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

      Charleston: Printed and Published for the Author, by J. Hoff, . 1809 - [10],[7]-340pp. Original boards. Head of spine slightly chipped. Usual scattered foxing, slight dampstaining in upper margin of first few leaves. Lower forecorner of titlepage torn off, text unaffected. Final free endpaper excised. Overall a very good copy, untrimmed and partially unopened. With the ownership signatures of John K. Kane on the titlepage and front board. Kane was a prominent Philadelphia lawyer and Jacksonian politician, federal judge, and father of explorer Elisha Kent Kane. This is the first important original American work on martial law and courts- martial. Although Stephen Adye's treatise on courts-martial was published in Philadelphia in 1769, it was a thoroughly British work, and its later editions appeared in England. Macomb's book, however, is specifically adapted to United States law and is based on his experience "with the army on the western waters and in the Atlantic states." Macomb was the first student to receive formal training at West Point, and was a major in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers when the present work appeared. A key American legal treatise. SABIN 43611. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 17964. COHEN 9025.

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        Memoirs of British Quadrupeds, illustrative principally of their Habits of Life, Instincts, Sagacity, and Uses to Mankind. Arranged according to the system of Linnaeus

      LONDON : Darton and Harvey; J. Walker; Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme; J. Harding; J. Richardson; B Scholey; and Sherwood, Neeley, and Jones, 1809 A rare hand coloured copy of the 1st edition with 71 plates. In contemporary full leather binding with gilt lined raised bands and title label to spine and gilt lines to board edges. With title page, preface, index, errata and corrigenda, half title to part I, text with 33 hand coloured plates pp 1-243; half title to part II; text and 38 hand coloured plates pp 247-459; half title - A Synopsis of British Quadrupeds; text pp 1-70; Index 10pp. The binding has some darkening to board edges, slight scuffing, and a little wear to corners and edges. Internally, the fep is split at the joint (not affecting the soundness of the binding) and there is marking to the endpapers front and rear. The text pages are very clean with very occasional light spotting. The plates tend to offset to the text pages but are generally very clean and bright. There is a little light folding to some top corners around pp 62-72. A very nice copy.

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        Reflections on the Commerce of the Mediterranean, Deduced from Actual Experience During a Residence on both Shores of the Mediterranean Sea. Containing a Particular Account of the Traffic of the Kingdoms of Algiers, Tunis, Sardinia, Naples and Sicily, the

      I. Riley & co., No.1 City-Hotel 1809 - 1st American Edition. 12mo. Full contemporary leather binding. 182 pp. counting American preface & authors preface). Former owners inscription on first page. Clean, unmarked pages. Very good cover. Internal binding very strong, restored with slim cloth backing (see picture). Jackson provides a vision into British Mediterranean commerce during the Napoleonic era. Jackson delves into comparative aspects of French merchants in the Barbary states, relations with the Jews of the region, regional commodities, and the importance of British commercial and political power leap frogging from Minorca and Malta. A valuable reference for economic historians. Shaw & Shoemaker 17825; Goldsmith 18859; Kress B.4809 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mahlerische und historische Reise in Spanien. Aus dem Französischen übersetzt. Bde. 1-2 (von 3).

      Leipzig, Fleischer 1809 - -1810. 12°. XXXVI, 210 pages, XVI, 270 pages with 53 oft doppelblattgr. Kupferstichtafeln. Goldschnitt. Rotes Maroquin d.Zt. with reicher Rückenvergoldung und Deckelvergoldung. Ex Libris. Gutes und dekoratives Exemplar.

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        Unterkaernten oder der Klagenfurter Kreis.

      . Kupferstich v. Joseph Karl Kindermann b. Graz, Franz Xaver Miller, 1809, Darstellung: 50 x 59 cm. Detaillierte Karte zeigt Kärnten zwischen Freisach, Wörthersee, Windischgrätz und Voitsberg, Klagenfurt links unten. In drei Kartuschen Namen von Orten, Legende und Beschreibung. Die Karte wurde in der Serie von 12 detaillirten Karten von Innerösterreich in Graz zum ersten Mal zwischen 1789 und 1797 herausgegeben. Diese Ausgabe aus 1807. Kleine hinterlegte Risse und Löcher im Rand, neu aufgeleimt, insgesamt gut erhalten.

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        Ward's Diamond Edition Of Johnson's Dictionary In Minature Containing In The Smallest Compass, The Greatest Number Of Words Of Any Dictionary Yet Offered To The Public

      G R Ward, London 1809 - Brown tan coloured full leather hard back with gilt lettering to the front and spine. Six gilt bands to the spine. Red spine label contains the gilt lettering. Pencil scribbling to the rear blank pages and pen to the FEP and FFEP. Previous owner's inscription to a rear page. Internally pages are in good condition although a few pages showing signs of foxing. Black and white illustration to the half title page, which has been ghosted onto the reverse of the first blank page. Page ends darkened with age. Overall a good volume . This book has been professionally restored , spine has been re-laid with leather re-back and leather chips have been repaired and restored on rear board. When securely packed this item will weigh in the region of 332g. (YBP Ref: 1254/19 15) Size: 24mo - over 5" - 53/4" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        STORIA PITTORICA DELLA ITALIA (VOL. I- II- III- IV- V- VI), Bassano, Remondini Giuseppe & Figli, 1809

      - .Dal Risorgimento delle Belle Arti fin presso al fine del XVIII secolo.Edizione terza, corretta ed accresciura dall'autore.(ancora vivente al momento delle stampe) SEI VOLUMI (cm.17 x 23,4) nella loro brossura originale nocciola, con qualche traccia d'uso, fogli in barbe, piccole mancanze ai dorsi, interno buono (rare macchioline) con elegante grafica in carta pesante. VOLUME I (ove si descrive la scuola fiorentina e la senese) pp.370. VOLUME II (la scuola romana e la napolitana) pp.365. VOLUME III (la scuola veneziana) pp.293. VOLUME IV (le scuole lombarde di Mantova, Modena, Parma, Cremona e Milano) pp, 260. VOLUME V (le scuole bolognese e Ferrarese, e quelle di Genova e del Piemonte) pp.397. VOLUME VI (contiene gli indici generali di tutta l'opera) pp.225. Lanzi Luigi nato a Treia nelle Marche il 23 giugno 1732 e scomparso a Firenze il 30 marzo 1810. Gesuita, sacerdote, insegnante al Collegio Romano in lettere greche e latine, cambiò attivit? dopo la soppressione della Compagnia di Gesù nel 1773, dedicandosi a studi approfonditi e ricerche sulle antichit? delle regioni italiane. Questa edizione (la prima è del 1795) è la summa delle sue notevoli conoscenze ed esperienze. Dopo i primi eventi napoleonici si ritirò da studioso a Bassano e poi a Treviso. In fine, la sua sepoltura a Firenze, tra i più insigni fiorentini, è il riconoscimento della sua attivit? . Questa opera ebbe comunque un grande successo e fu più volte ristampata ed è considerata ancora un punto di riferimento nel campo della pittura. (Cfr. Cicognara , 39, 40, 2298 " Ottima e corretta edizione del miglior libro che abbiasi su questo argomento.e se un poco più sull'indole de' monumenti e degli artisti si fosse esteso il chiarissimo autore, potrebbe allora dirsi opera perfetta."

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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 - 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. Finely 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. 6 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LETTRES A EMILIE SUR LA MYTHOLOGIE.

      - 1809. Paris, Renouard. 3 vol. in-16. Vol.I: X pp.: fx-t., portrait de Demoustier, titre, 3 ff. d'avertissement; p. 1 à 14 (notice sur Demoustier), p. 15 à 16 (avertissement), p. 17 à 127: première partie; (2 ff.: fx-t., titre), p. 1 à 120: deuxième partie; + 12 figures. Vol.II: (2 ff.: fx-t., titre), 96 pp. pour la troisième partie; fx-t., titre, p. 5 à 105 pour la quatrième partie; + 12 figures. Vol.III: (2 ff.: fx-t., titre), 112 pp. pour la cinquième partie; fx-t., titre, p. 5 à 150 pour la sixième partie; + 12 figures. Veau fauve raciné, plats encadrés d'un filet et d'une guirlande de feuilles de vigne et de pampres dorés, dos lisse orné de faux-nerfs et de semis de petites étoiles dorées, pièces de maroquin rouge, bordure intérieure guillochée, filet sur les coupes, tranches dorées, intérieur marbré. (Reliure de l'époque). Cohen 283-5. Quérard II, 474. Premier tirage. Un portrait par Ducreux, gravé par Gaucher et 36 figures de Moreau. Charmant exemplaire, joliment relié. (Coulet et Faure, Paris). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Astronomy. Explained upon Sir Isaac Newton's Principles

      Philadelphia, Mathew Carey. 1809, 1809. Second American edition. 8vo. 533pp + index. Bound in contemporary full watered calf with red title label, some light wear and scuffing to extremities, three inch closed slice to upper right quadrant of rear board. Tiny library label to front pastedown and small ink stamp to verso of flyleaf otherwise internally clean and bright. One large folding plate of Ferguson's Orrery, and numerous astronomical tables. An attractive copy in a solid and handsome old binding.

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        Complete Collection of State Trials, And Proceedings for High Treason and Other Crimes and Misdemeanors, From the Earliest Period to the Present Time [title varies]. Thirty Four Volumes [complete]

      London: R. Bagshaw [imprint varies], 1809-28. Contemporary 3/4 crimson morocco, somewhat rubbed and chafed, marbled edges, endpapers, and pastedowns, a very good set Still the received edition, from Becket's trial in the 12th century to Thistlewood's in 1820, in Holdsworth's words "an invaluable collection of nearly all the important criminal trials and constitutional cases . . . bearing upon public law

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        The Poetical Magazine. Volumes One through Four

      London: R. Ackermann, 1809-11 - "Quite the most original and prosperous of poetry journals at the beginning of the 19th century" (Graham), The Poetical magazine is an important color plate work notable for the first appearance of the famous Doctor Syntax: The Schoolmaster's Tour ran through all four volumes of the publication and was subsequently reprinted in book form. Abbey notes that the poem "was composed by William Combe from the drawings of Rowlandson, and not, as would be expected, vice versa." A fine copy (ROWLANDSON, THOMAS) First edition. 4 vols., 8vo. With 4 engraved titles & 52 plates (50 in hand colored aquatint). Bound in three quarter blue morocco, a.e.g., by Root & Son. Abbey, Life, 214; Graham, p. 368; Prideaux, pp. 128, 131; Tooley 421; Lowndes III, 1901 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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