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        Albrecht von Wallenstein bzw. Albrecht Wenzel Eusebius von Waldstein (Hermanitz a.d. Elbe, Böhmen 24. 09. 1583 - 25. 02. 1634 Eger). Kaiserlicher General zur Zeit des Dreißigjährigen Krieges sowie Herzog von Friedland und Mecklenburg, Fürst von Sagan. Dargestellt ist "Wallensteins Lager" bei Frankfurt/Oder,.

      . altkol. Kupferstich v. Joh.. C. Ernst Müller n. Georg Melchior Kraus, 1809, 36 x 50,5. Dargestellt ist das Lagerleben. - Restauriert.

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        Description de l'Egypte : THÈBES. HYPOGÉES. Fragments coloriés , Bras et bandelette de momie , Briques portant des hiéroglyphes imprimés (A. Vol. II Pl. 48)

      Imprimerie Impériale 1809 - - Imprimerie Impériale, Paris 1809-1828, 71 x 53,5 cm. - Gravure originale in plano, rehaussée en couleurs à la bobine, 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. Infimes et marginales piqûres sans aucune atteinte à la gravure, 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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        Collection abrégée des Voyages Anciens et Modernes autour du Monde; avec des extraits des autres Voyageurs les plus célèbres et les plus récents; contenant des détails exacts sur les mœurs, les usages et les productions les plus remarquables des différens peuples de la terre, enrichie de cartes, figures et des portraits des principaux Navigateurs. Rédigée par F.B******L.

      Paris, de l'imprimerie de F. Dufart père, 1808-1809. - 12 tomes en 12 volumes in-8. Portrait. 2ff. XVI. 609pp. 6 planches hors-texte. + Frontispice. 2ff. 472pp. 1f. 4 planches hors-texte. + Portrait. 2ff. 592pp. 6 planches hors-texte. + 2ff. 500pp. 3 planches hors-texte. + Portrait. 496pp. 3 planches hors-texte. + 447pp. 4 planches hors-texte. + Portrait. 469pp. 5 planches hors-texte. + Portrait. 432pp. 6 planches hors-texte. + 478pp. 9 planches hors-texte. + 575pp. 12 planches hors-textes. + Portrait. 504pp. 2 planches hors-texte. + 324pp. 12 planches hors-texte dont 5 dépliantes. Plein veau porphyre, dos lisses ornés (reliure de l'époque, menus défauts aux coiffes). Edition Originale de cette importante compilation des voyages autour du monde réalisés par les plus grands navigateurs de l'histoire (Colomb, Cook, Wallis, Spilberg, La Pérouse, Byron, Bougainville, Drake, Surville, etc.). Elle contient également un précis sur l'Afrique, une description des Etats-Unis d'Amérique et du Canada ainsi qu'une notice sur l'Amérique méridionale. La collection est illustrée de portraits de navigateurs, de 5 cartes dépliantes représentant l'Asie, l'Afrique, l'Océan Pacifique, l'Amérique Septentrionale et Méridionale, ainsi que de nombreuses gravures montrant les mœurs et les coutumes des habitants des quatre coins du monde, tels aux îles Sandwich, à Tahiti, en Terre de Feu, au Japon, etc. Ce sont au total 76 planches qui illustrent l'ouvrage. Bel exemplaire agréablement relié. Barbier, I, p. 629. Quérard, I, p. 168. J. Ryckebusch, 465. Graesse, I, p. 285. Brunet, VI, 19792. Manque à Sabin. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A View near the Roode Sand Pass at the Cape of Good Hope

      William Miller, London 1809 - A lyrical South African view from the 'Roode Zand' (Red Sand) Pass inland from the Cape of Good Hope. Henry Salt, artist, traveller, diplomat and collector of antiquities, was born at Lichfield, Staffordshire, England 14 June 1780. He was destined to be a portrait-painter, and on leaving school was taught drawing by Glover, the watercolour-painter of Lichfield. In 1797 he went to London and became a pupil of Joseph Farington, R.A., and (in 1800) of John Hoppner, R.A. The turning point in his career was 3 June 1802, when Salt left London for an eastern tour with George, viscount Valentia (afterwards Lord Mountnorris), whom he accompanied as secretary and draughtsman. He visited the Cape, India, Sri Lanka, and (in 1805) Abyssinia, returning to England on 26 Oct. 1806. He made many drawings, some of which served to illustrate Lord Valentia's Voyages and Travels to India , published in 1809. The present image is from a work titled Twenty-four Views in St. Helena, the Cape, India, Ceylon, the Red Sea, Abyssinia and Egyp t, published by William Miller, with hand-coloured aquatints by D. Havell and J. Bluck from Salt's own drawings. The originals of all these drawings were retained by Lord Valentia, who also retained the ownership of the copper plates after Salt's death. The format and style of presentation of the plates is similar to Thomas and William Daniell's great work, Oriental Scenery (1795-1808), and displays great artistry by both Salt and his engravers. Abbey Travel II 515 no.3. Hand-coloured aquatint engraving by J. Bluck after Henry Salt, on wove paper.

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        A Narrative of the Campaign of the British Army in Spain, Commanded by His Excellency Lieut. -General Sir John Moore

      London, 1809 - A narrative of General Moore's campaign against the French during the Napoleonic wars in Spain, in a fine binding by Samuel Welcher. Moore (1761- 1809) was killed during the battle at Coruña, his army exhausted, badly outnumbered and short of supplies. He was celebrated as a national hero in England and Spain, where a monument was errected on the site of his grave in Coruña (depicted here in an engraving and original drawing). This was likely a family copy - the arms of the Moore family are stamped on the front cover, and an autograph euglogy on the death of John Moore MD (1729- 1802), father of Sir John Moore, is affixed to the front flyleaf, followed by 11 pages of autograph transcriptions of encomiums on the life of Sir John Moore (BINDING, WELCHER, SAMUEL) Fifth edition, corrected. 4to. Frontispiece portrait of John Moore, 2 partially colored folding maps ("Plan of the Action Near Coruña" & "Spain & Portugal with the March of the British Columns"), extra-illustrated with engraved view of the wooden monument erected by Spain at the site of Moore's grave and an original ink and wash drawing if the same monumemt, dated August 18, 1809, both with black ink funerary borders. xii, 238, 89, [1] pp. Full black straight-grained morocco, wide gilt and blindstamped borders composed of a Greek key motif and small floral tools on a studded background, surrounding gilt-blocked arms and motto of the Moore family and the Order of the Bath on the front cover, and military tomb on rear cover, spine with double raised bands, lettered in two compartments, the rest gilt, wide turn-ins tooled in gilt, blue moiré endpapers, a.e.g., by Welcher (with his yellow label on verso of front free endpaper, "Bound by Welcher, 12, Villiers Strt. Strand"). Wear to front joint, just starting at lower end [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Waheiadooa, Chief of Oheitepeha, lying in State

      London: Boydell, circa, 1809. Hand-coloured aquatint, 280 x 410 mm., Whatman paper with 1819 watermark; very good. Arresting image of the Tahitian chief Waheiadooa (Vehiatua) lying in state. Cook recorded in August 1777 that his curiosity had taken him to view what his fellow officers had described as a "Roman Catholic Chapel", but which he discovered was what was known as a Tupapau in which the remains of Vehiatua were laid; the body, Cook was told, had been there for some twenty months. The structure, beautifully realised in Webber's view, resembled a small neat house decorated with coloured cloth and mats, including a large piece of scarlet broad cloth which had been given to the Tahitians by Spanish missionaries. The plate was issued as one of Webber's Views in the South Seas. Following Webber's death in 1793 the publisher Boydell purchased the majority of his stock at auction and continued to colour and sell the views. A new edition was issued around 1808, this time as hand-coloured aquatints as opposed to the earlier edition that used the less economical method of soft ground etchings. As Joppien & Smith note in The Art of Captain Cook's Voyages, the Views continued to be published for at least another decade, with watermarks dating as late as 1820. It seems that after Boydell's death in 1817 the remaining stock was purchased by the firm of Hurst and Robinson, and they carried on as successors; as the present example has an 1819 watermark it evidently dates from this issue (see Douglas Cole, John Webber: Etchings and Aquatints).

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        View in the Island of Cracatoa

      London: Boydell, 1809. Handcoloured aquatint, 330 x 455 mm.; mounted. Cracatoa. Fine view of the island of Cracatoa from Webber's magnificent series of views of the Pacific. This handcoloured aquatint is from the 1809 publication Views of the South Seas, and like other views by John Webber it is based on an original drawing by the artist made during Cook's third voyage to the Pacific. John Webber (1752 - 1793) was the official artist on Cook's third voyage. His drawings were published in the official account of the voyage. Between 1788 and 1792 he produced a series of sixteen views of places visited by Cook, etched and coloured by himself. These however were not published until after his death, in a large folio volume "Views in the South Seas" by Boydell & Co.in 1809.

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        The Works

      London: Cadell and Davies, 1809. Three volumes, octavo, aquatint frontispiece portrait; fine in contemporary sprinkled calf, spines simply ruled in gilt, red morocco lettering pieces and circular green volume labels. Fourth edition, corrected, in a restrained contemporary binding: the works of Sir Joseph Reynolds, the most influential of eighteenth-century English painters. This attractive set includes the famous Discourses of Reynolds: 'a classic of our language … a model of art criticism' (Cambridge History of English Literature). Also included is Mason's translation of du Fresnoy's 'Art of Painting' with Reynolds's commentary, and a life of Reynolds by Edmond Malone.

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        Balaguns or Summer Habitations , with the method of Drying Fish at St. Peter & Paul, Kamtschatka

      London: Boydell, 1809. Handcoloured aquatint, 330 x 455 mm.; mounted. Summer habitations. Beautiful coloured aquatint from Webber's magnificent series of views of the Pacific. This famous view of the summer dwellings in Kamchatka shows the method of drying fish used by the natives. This handcoloured aquatint is from the 1809 publication Views of the South Seas, and like other views by John Webber it is based on an original drawing by the artist made during Cook's third voyage to the Pacific.

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        Bibliotheca Walliana sive catalogus librorum, In vario disciplinarum genere, maxime vero in Histori, et Jure Publico Privatoque Hollandiae, praestatnissimorum, cum typis descriptorum, tum manu exarotorum; quios ad usus fuos et ad Patriae commodum collegerat Vir Amplissimus, honorum dignitate et eruditionis fama perillustris, Petrus Henricus van de Wall, Ictus. Quorum publica fiet auctio, in aediubus Defuncti, die Lunae 20 Martis & seqq. 1809 per Haeredem J. Thierry & C. Mensing, Bibliopolas Hagenses

      1809. (The Hague, 1809). (6),(2),167pp. 506 + 890 + 1217 + 109 + 225 + 29+42 + 3 items described. 8vo. Good uncut copy in its original brocade paper binding. Auction catalogue of the library of Pieter Hendrik van de Wall (1737 - 1808). He was a doctor in Law and active in local politics. He wrote several works, mostly on the charters and privileges of Dordrecht where he lived. [c.f. NNBW IX, 274]. worldcat 2 copies: grolier club & International Institute of Social History (IISG)

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        L?Etranger en Irlande

      CARR John.? ?L'Etranger en Irlande, ou voyage dans les parties méridionales et occidentales de cette isle, dans l?année 1805 . Traduit de l?anglais par M. Keralio - Robert. Paris, Léopold Collin, 1809.? ?Due volumi in 8vo; pp.VIII,2n.nn.,413; cc.2n.nn.,pp.401. Sei tavole spieghevoli all?acquatinta. Bazzana coeva, titolo e fregi in oro ai dorsi.

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        A Brief Account of the Colony of Port-Jackson , in New South Wales; its Native Inhabitants, Productions,&c. &c. with an interesting account of the Murder of Mr. Clode, Late of that Settlement... Fifth Edition

      London: R. Wilks, 1809. Octavo, 24 pages, some scattered foxing; an excellent copy in old half polished red calf gilt by Sangorski. Sydney described by a member of the New South Wales Corps. Very rare: Bond's work ran to several editions, all rare, and all published in differing places. Quite apart from its interest as a very early private account of Port Jackson, Bond's book is well-known for printing a lengthy letter from the Reverend Richard Johnston, regarding the murder of the missionary Samuel Clode in Sydney. Bond was an ensign in the New South Wales Corps, who came to Port Jackson on the Barwell in 1797. In the course of the voyage he was implicated in an attempted mutiny, and he arrived in Port Jackson in chains. Ordered to face a court-martial, his commanding officer Major Foveaux interceded on his behalf, and Governor John Hunter agreed to accept Bond's resignation of his commission instead, demanding that the disgraced Ensign return to England immediately. Eager to acquit himself, Bond took to print as soon as he returned to England, first publishing this important account in Southampton in 1803. 'Bond gives an account of the operation of the convict system and the economic corruption in the colony, and describes early efforts to encourage free settlers. As well, he includes comments on the Aborigines and on natural history. All in all there is a wealth of personal observation. Bond's account, in any edition, is a worthy and important addition to a collection' (Wantrup). Bond therefore presents the other side of the story of transportation to Port Jackson. His account of the new colony also highlights the issues and points which were to evolve into the Bligh/Macarthur dispute and ultimately herald the arrival of Macquarie. This is the fifth edition, which was the first to call Bond "Late Lieutenant of Marines" on the title-page; prior to this his rank was correctly given as Ensign. Any edition of this important work is very scarce (no copies of the second or third editions are recorded, and the first, fifth, and sixth edition are all equally rare). Ferguson listed only four copies, including his own, and was not able to add any copies in his addenda.

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        Geographical Recreation, or a Voyage Round the Habitable Globe

      London: John Harris, 1809. Handcoloured engraved sheet measuring 590 x 525 mm., dissected and backed on linen; some localised staining but well preserved in the original slipcase (now quite rubbed) with illustrated printed onlay. A charming children's game. Early geographical board game, designed to teach children about the wider world. The game comprises an engraved sheet with 115 handcoloured vignettes, each depicting a scene from travel or voyage narratives. The vignettes are arranged in a circular pattern with four map inserts - Asia, America, Europe and Africa. Each scene is numbered, so the maker may well have intended the game to be played by throwing dice. The scenes are taken from published accounts of famous voyages including the eighteenth century exploration of the Pacific; they include Tahitian dancers, Easter Island statues, a Patagonian giant, Hawaiian ceremonial canoe, and the death of Captain Cook. Instructional games for children based on geographical learning flourished in the mid-nineteenth century, but earlier examples such as this one are uncommon.

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        Observations on madness (2d ed.) [Bound with] Medical jurisprudence as it relates to insanity. Insc. by author. [and] Illustrations of madness

      London, 1809-17. <p>Haslam, John (1764-1844). (1) Observations on madness and melancholy: Including practical remarks on those diseases. . . . 8vo. [8], 345, [7, incl. pubs. adverts.]pp. Woodcut text illustration. London: J. Callow, 1809. (2) Medical jurisprudence, as it relates to insanity, according to the law of England. 8vo. [4], vi, 150 [i.e., 105], [3, including pubs. adverts.]pp. London: C. Hunter . . . , 1817. Haslam&#39;s presentation inscription on blank leaf preceding title, reading "To -- Bowling, Esqr with the Author&#39;s respects" (the dash is included in the inscription). (3) Illustrations of madness: Exhibiting a singular case of insanity . . . 8vo. xi, 81, [3, incl. pubs. adverts.]pp. Folding engraved plate, backed on paper and mounted to verso of half-title. London: G. Hayden for Rivingtons . . . , 1810. Together 3 works in 1 volume. 243 x 142 mm. (fore-edges and lower edges untrimmed). Modern quarter morocco, marbled boards in period style. Faint scattered foxing, small acid-transfer stain on inscribed leaf of no. (2), but very good.</p><p>(1) Second and Best Edition, greatly revised and expanded from the first edition of 1798 (see Garrison-Morton 4794, citing the 1798 edition as containing the first description of general paralysis of the insane). Haslam regarded the first edition, published under the title Observations on Insanity, as a "trifle," while the second edition, "a corrected copy of the former, with considerable additions," he rated the definitive version and his magnum opus; it remained the standard work on the subject for many years.</p><p>From 1795 to 1816 Haslam served as chief medical officer of Bethlem Hospital (Bedlam), England&#39;s oldest, largest and best-known asylum for the insane. Because of his position and his unrivalled opportunity for studying the mentally ill, Haslam&#39;s writings on insanity were accepted as authoritative and widely quoted. Haslam pursued "more carefully than any of his predecessors the investigation of the relationship of mental diseases to certain forms of paralysis, gave us what appears to be the first clinical description of what is known as paresis, or general paralysis. . . . The great value of Haslam&#39;s contribution lies in the fact that his clinical description was made not as a result of preconceived theory or even of a working hypothesis, but through the sheer effort of keen observation of minute, seemingly unrelated details, through dogged tabulation and orderly arrangements of these details until finally a coherent clinical picture of a disease came to the fore" (Zilboorg & Henry, p. 302). Haslam&#39;s Observations contains his records of autopsies performed on insane patients, including what may be the first description of syphilis in the brain. It also includes an illustration of Haslam&#39;s infamous "key" for forcing open patients&#39; mouths to receive food, medication, etc.; the use of this key greatly horrified Charles Dickens. Hunter & Macalpine, pp. 632-36. Norman 1015.</p><p>(2) First Edition. "John Haslam&#39;s Medical Jurisprudence as it Relates to Insanity (1817) was the first major work specifically calling for the use of medical experts in diagnosing and treating the insane on the basis of their expertise in cases involving insanity" (Simon & Gold, eds., The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbooks of Forensic Psychiatry [2010], p. 21). Haslam argued that medical specialists were uniquely qualified to diagnose cases of partial or intermittent insanity, and to identify people feigning madness in order to escape responsibility.</p><p>(3) First Edition. The first medical book devoted to a single case of insanity, and the first illustration of an "influencing machine," a common delusion of paranoiacs. The patient, James Tilly Matthews, called his machine the "Air Loom," an infernal device operated by a gang of seven men and women skilled in pneumatic chemistry and electricity, and able to affect Matthews&#39;s body and mind via the air and the magnetic fluid. Among the tortures inflicted by this imaginary machine were "death-squeezing" or "lobster-cracking," involving the sudden exertion of external pressure on the hapless victim, and the insinuation of unwanted thoughts into the victim&#39;s brain via the magnetic fluid. Garrison-Morton 4924.1. Hunter & Macalpine, pp. 632-639. Norman 1016.</p>

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        LETTRES À ÉMILE SUR LA MYTHOLOGIE

      Paris: Chez Ant. Aug. Renouard, 1809.. viii,143,[1],128,104;107,[1],116,148pp. Six parts bound in two volumes. Octavo. Full crimson crushed levant, spines gilt extra, a.e.g., by Cuzin. Joints rubbed, with faint old ink drip marks on lower board of one volume, light occasional foxing, otherwise a very good set. First illustrated Renouard edition, featuring a portrait engraved by Gaucher after Ducreaux, and thirty-six plates engraved by various hands (Delvaux, de Ghendt, Roger, Simonet, Thomas and Triere) after drawings by Moreau le Jeune. This is a special copy, with the plates present in three states, before and after letters. Cohen - De Ricci devote over a column to this edition, as well as to special copies such as this, which was bound for Léon Mercier, with his printed bookleaf in the first volume. COHEN - DE RICCI, pp. 283ff. RAY, p.88.

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        Gesamtansicht (ca. 7,5 x 31 cm) als Kopf auf einer Handwerkskundschaft, oben mit Wappen von Braunschweig in der reichen ornamentalen Umrandung.

      . Kupferstich von A.A. Beck, alt hs. dat. 1809, 27 x 38,5 cm.. Stopp D 56.2 (mit der gelöschten Adresse von Beck und der Datierung "18..."). - Die Urkunde ist ausgefüllt und dat. 28. Jnuy 1809. In der Umrandung vier Medaillons mit figürlichen Darstellung zu Europa, Asien, Afrika und Amerika. - Mit Faltspuren, breitem Rand und insgesamt guter Erhaltung.

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        A Narrative of the Campaign of the British Army in Spain, Commanded by His Excellency Lieut. General Sir John Moore.

      Joseph Johnson, London 1809 - Quarto, frontsiece, aquatint view, and two maps; a very good copy in worn contemporary quarter roan. Biography of Sir John Moore, commander of British forces in Spain during the Napoleonic Wars. This account of Moore's military career was compiled by his brother James, following his heroic death at the Battle of Corunna in January 1809. Moore suffered horrific injuries yet clung to life long enough to learn he had defeated the French army under Marshal Soult. The present volume includes a detailed folding map of the Battle of Corunna, complete with much topographic detail, in addition to a second map of Spain. Appendices include correspondence with Wellington and other officers active during the Peninsular War.

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        A Narrative of the Campaign of the British Army in Spain, Commanded by his Excellency Lieut-General Sir John Moore authenticated by Official Papers and Original Letters.

      London: Printed for J. Johnson 1809.. The Fourth Edition. xvii+388+136 pp. with two folded maps. In contemporary calf binding, gilt lining and title along with blind stamped devices in panels, marbled endpapers, handcoloured plan of the action at Corunna, and a plan of Spain with the march of the British Columns. Owner's name on title page.This work, by Moore's brother, has a complicated publishing history being reprinted five times in the first year, and being revised and expanded for this fourth edition. There is no frontispiece portrait, and though earlier editions had two engraved views there is no indication of these ever having been present here.

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        Antiquarian and Topographical Cabinet

      London: W.Clarke et al., 1809 - 12 volume set, 6.5 inches tall. A really charming full diced calf binding from the Regency period. With gilt bands, titles and typical gilt and blind tooling to the panels. The diced boards are framed within gilt rolls. With the armorial bookplate of D.J.W. These enchanting volumes contain a series of very fine engraved topographical views throughout with letter-press descriptions. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Géographie des enfans, selons tous les changemens arivés jusqu'à ce jour. Accompagnée de XXI cartes.

      Amsterdam; J. Allart; 1809 - . 21 Folded handcoloured maps. Contemp. giltprinted vellum; (4), 369 pp.* Binding slightly spotted; otherwise in very good condition. Rare!

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        Autograph note to A. Asher & Co

      <p>Darwin, Charles (1809-82). Autograph note to A. Asher & Co. Down, n.d. (&#147;Sun. 31&#148;). 1 sheet on Darwin&#146;s stationery. 202 x 126 mm. Tear and small chips in lower margin (not affecting text), but very good.</p> <p>Darwin&#146;s autograph note to the bookselling firm of A. Asher & Co., which was founded by Adolph Asher in Berlin in 1830 and opened an office in Covent Garden in 1835. The firm, which is still in existence, notes on its website that A. Asher was the principal supplier to the British Museum and &#147;also supplied many books to Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) and Charles Darwin&#148; (&#147;History.&#148; Asherbooks Rare Books. A. Asher & Co. B.V., 07 Aug. 2013. Web. Accessed 27 Aug. 2013). Darwin corresponded with Adolph Asher&#146;s son, Georg Michael (d. 1905), a historical writer and bibliographer; see the online Darwin Correspondence Project for the six letters G. M. Asher wrote to Darwin. </p> <p>Darwin&#146;s note reads as follows:</p> <p>"Mr. Ch. Darwin wd. be obliged to Messrs. Asher to have parcel sent to Orpington St."</p> <p>Orpington Station on the South Eastern Railway was the railway station closest to Down House, Darwin&#146;s home in Kent.</p>

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        Geographical Recreation, or a Voyage Round the Habitable Globe

      John Harris, London 1809 - Handcoloured engraved sheet measuring 590 x 525 mm., dissected and backed on linen; some localised staining but well preserved in the original slipcase (now quite rubbed) with illustrated printed onlay. A charming children's game. Early geographical board game, designed to teach children about the wider world. The game comprises an engraved sheet with 115 handcoloured vignettes, each depicting a scene from travel or voyage narratives. The vignettes are arranged in a circular pattern with four map inserts - Asia, America, Europe and Africa. Each scene is numbered, so the maker may well have intended the game to be played by throwing dice. The scenes are taken from published accounts of famous voyages including the eighteenth century exploration of the Pacific; they include Tahitian dancers, Easter Island statues, a Patagonian giant, Hawaiian ceremonial canoe, and the death of Captain Cook. Instructional games for children based on geographical learning flourished in the mid-nineteenth century, but earlier examples such as this one are uncommon.

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        De L'exécution Dramatique Considérée Dasn Ses Rapports Avec Le Material De La Salle et La scène.

      F SCHOELL, PARIS 1809 - Printer's original paper wraps with titles written in ink to spine and laid on paper label to front. Protected in glacin paper cover, Uncut pages, some not opened, printed on hand made rag paper. xxii + 2 contents pp + 297pp, corrections page, 3 fold out plates + 16 pp publisher's catalogue. A scarce title on the French Theatre. VG (Book- No previous owner name or insc. No annotations, a little light occasional foxing) Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Schloß Schönbrunn ('Prospect des Schloßes Schönbrun').

      . Kupferstich b. Karl August Ferdinand Venus in Zittau, 1809, 18,5 x 26,5 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Nicht bei Nebehay-Wagner, Bibliographie Altösterreichischer Ansichtenwerke. - Extrem selten!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Interesting particulars of the loss of the Admiral Gardner & Brittannia, outward-bound Indiamen, and of The Apollo, a large brig, which, with other vessels, were wrecked on the Goodwins, January 24, 1809, including a circumstantial account of these Sands. Also the loss of the Russian ship St. Peter, on the coast of Beering's Island, in the Sea of Kamtschatka and subsequent distress of the crew.

      London, Thomas Tegg, (1809).Sm.8vo. Modern boards. With folding aquatint plate depicting the 'wrecks of the Brittannia & Admiral Gardner, East-Indiamen, on the Goodwin Sands, 24 Jan. 1809 ' (mounted; small tear rep.; stain in blank margin). 28 pp.* Extracted from the collection, Mariner's marvelous Magazine or wonders of the ocean, containing narratives of the most noted shipwrecks and disasters at sea. - A small group of East India Company ships set sail bound for the East Indies. Leaving the Thames estuary, and passing Margate, the weather subsided into a calm, and the flotilla was forced to anchor to save themselves from drifting on to the Goodwin Sands, just four miles off Ramsgate. Then a gale got up and the ships began dragging towards the sands despite heroic efforts by the crew and the ships ran aground off South Foreland, and began to sink into the sands. Forming a significant part of the cargo on the Admiral Gardner were 46 tons of coins struck by Matthew Boulton at Soho, comprising ten and twenty cash copper pieces, for use in the Company's trade in their Madras Presidency. The lost vessel was located by a local fisherman in 1984 and coins recovered from the wreck were offered for sale. - Rare popular edition.Huntress 153C.

      [Bookseller: Gert Jan BESTEBREURTJE]
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        LETTRES À ÉMILE SUR LA MYTHOLOGIE

      Paris: Chez Ant. Aug. Renouard, 1809. Paris: Chez Ant. Aug. Renouard, 1809.. viii,143,[1],128,104;107,[1],116,148pp. Six parts bound in two volumes. Octavo. Full crimson crushed levant, spines gilt extra, a.e.g., by Cuzin. Joints rubbed, with faint old ink drip marks on lower board of one volume, light occasional foxing, otherwise a very good set. First illustrated Renouard edition, featuring a portrait engraved by Gaucher after Ducreaux, and thirty-six plates engraved by various hands (Delvaux, de Ghendt, Roger, Simonet, Thomas and Triere) after drawings by Moreau le Jeune. This is a special copy, with the plates present in three states, before and after letters. Cohen - De Ricci devote over a column to this edition, as well as to special copies such as this, which was bound for Léon Mercier, with his printed bookleaf in the first volume. COHEN - DE RICCI, pp. 283ff. RAY, p.88.

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        A NATURAL HISTORY OF BRITISH QUADRUPEDS, FOREIGN QUADRUPEDS, BRITISH BIRDS, WATER BIRDS, FOREIGN BIRDS, FISHES, REPTILES, SERPENTS & INSECTS. Embellished with 247 Engravings on Wood, by Thomas Bewick of Newcastle.

      Seven individual chapbooks bound together as one with a general title-page preceding them. All are in their original wrappers, with cuts by Bewick on the upper covers, and cuts by others on the lower. They have not been cut to a uniform size, but differ from volume to volume. The binding is of late mid to late nineteenth century half calf over cloth, with twin black labels to the spine. General title spotted; some wear to binding; bookplate; front hinge cracked; but a very good, clean set. Sets with the general title-page are very scarce.

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        Interesting particulars of the loss of the Hon. East India Company's ship the Hindostan, of 1,248 tons, which struck on Wedge Sand, off Margate, January 11, 1803, Edward Balston commander, setting forth the wretched situation of the crew, and the preservation on one hundred and twenty-nine persons out of one hundred and forty-three. Also the loss of the Hindostan storeship, commanded by Captain J. Le Gros.

      London, Thomas Tegg, (1809).Sm.8vo. Modern boards. With folding aquatint plate depicting the 'wreck of the Hindostan, East -Indiaman on the Wedge Sand, near Margate, January 11-1809' (mounted). 28 pp.* Extracted from the collection, Mariner's marvelous Magazine or wonders of the ocean, containing narratives of the most noted shipwrecks and disasters at sea. - The Hindostan sailed from Gravesend for India January 2, 1803, passed the Nore, and anchored in the Queen's Channel off the Wedge Sand. There a terrible storm struck her, and she drove on the sandbank and broke up. A small boat of Margate rescued 129 out of 143 on the Hindostan; the dead were drowned or frozen. The ship was carrying a good deal of specie, much of which was saved from the wreck (Huntress p.53). - Rare popular edition.Huntress 153C.

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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 (338 × 272 mm). Contemporary full green straight-grain morocco, broad flat bands, title gilt direct to the second compartment, authors to the fourth, frigate and pinnace device to first, third, and fifth compartments within cable panel with fouled anchor corner-pieces, broad gilt rolled panel incorporating the British motifs of rose, thistle and harp enclosing a wide acanthus roll in blind to the boards, all edges gilt, zig-zag roll to turn-ins, grey-green endpapers. Spines a little sunned, slightly rubbed on the boards, corners bumped, light toning and some off-setting from the plates, but overall a very good copy. Frontispiece and 3 other plates to volume I, portrait frontispiece and 6 other plates to volume II, 4 of them accompanied by plans, headpieces, vignettes and facsimiles to the text, double page pedigree to volume I. First edition. "One of the main foundation stones of the Nelson legend" (Wilson, 'Nelson Apotheosised' in Cannadine (ed.), Admiral Lord Nelson), "the 'official' biography" (NMM). M'Arthur, 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 head-pieces 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 a copy on vellum - one of two "one of which was burnt" - 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. Attractively bound and highly desirable thus. Book-ticket of Raoul, Comte Chandon de Briailles, eminent historian and promoter of champagne, verso of the front free endpapers. Cowie 137; NMM, II, 921. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Dizionario d'ogni mitologia e antichità sulle tracce del dizionario della favola di Fr. Noel, continuato ed ampliato dal prof. Felice Romani e dal Dr. Antonio Peracchi.

      presso Batelli e Fanfani,, Milano, 1809 - Otto volumi di cm. 22, pp. 5.000 ca complessive. Con 561 tavole fuori testo (anche ripiegate) la più parte delle quali in fine coloritura coeva. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in mezza pergamena con piccole punte, dorsi lisci con titoli in oro. Esemplare marginoso, fresco ed in eccellente stato di conservazione. Da un'attenta collazione il presente esemplare risulta completo nella parte illustrata con l'unica eccezione di una tavola ripetuta a spese della tavola numerata 316 (assente). Opera non comune a reperirsi in tale stato di conservazione e munita di un apparato iconografico di grande bellezza in coloritura particolarmente fresca a vivace. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        Gesamtansicht.

      . Altkol. Kupferstich von Laminit nach Fr. Vogl, 1809, 7 x 12,5 cm.. Aus dem "Neuburger Taschenbuch" für 1810. - Sehr seltene, fein kolorierte Ansicht.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        An abridged account of the state of religion in China and Cochinchina : during the years 1806-7

      London: printed and published for the exclusive benefit of the above missions, by Keating, Brown, and Keating, No. 38, Duke-Street, Gros, 1809. London: printed and published for the exclusive benefit of the above missions, by Keating, Brown, and Keating, No. 38, Duke-Street, Grosvenor Square, 1809. Two parts in one volume. Part 1. An abridged account of the state of religion in China and Cochinchina : during the years 1806-7. Part 2. Abridged account of the state of religion in Tonkin, Cochinchina and China during the years 1807-8-9 . Collation, 84pp, 225pp, 3pp. Bound in modern half calf, calf corners, marble boards, raised bands, gilt lines, leather title label. Binding as new. Internally, pages in very good clean condition. A very nice clean copy, in a very attractive binding. Rare title. A19. Half Calf. Very Good Plus. Small 8vo.

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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        Annals of Sporting

      London: Thomas Tegg, 1809. London: Thomas Tegg, 1809. First edition. leather_bound. Later 19th century full tan calf. Aeg. Near fine/No Dust Jacket. Rowlandson, Thomas. 104 pages. 16 x 10 cm. Folding engraved frontispiece, engraved title and 27 plates, all hand-coloured, by Bunbury and Woodward after Rowlandson. Bound by Riviere & Son. Plates clean with offsetting to parallel text, a few plates shaved close with no loss, raised bands, spine panels richly gilt, two black leather spine labels, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate and owner inscription first free endpaper, slight extremity rubbing. SCHWERDT II, p. 119. "&#39;esteemed on account of its humorous plates by Rowlandson&#39;

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        Affecting narrative of the loss of the Thames Smack, Captain Craiggy, which, though a fatal mistake, was run on the Nore Sand, Tuesday, February 8, 1809, including the escape of the captain and crew in the boat, and the perilous situation of four female passengers, Captain Johnson, and a private soldier. who were inhumanly left behind; miraculous preservation of the men, and loss of the women. Also the sufferings of Alexander Selkirk, who was left on a desolate island, on which the story of Robinson Crusoe is founded.

      London, Thomas Tegg, (1809).Sm.8vo. Modern boards. With folding aquatint plate depicting the 'wreck of the Thames Smack on the Nore Sand' (mounted; lower margin cut short with loss of the text, not of the image). 28 pp.* Extracted from the collection, Mariner's marvelous Magazine or wonders of the ocean, containing narratives of the most noted shipwrecks and disasters at sea. - Account of the shipwreck at the mouth of the Thames estuary. The second account deals with the Scottish sailor Alexander Selkirk (1676/80-1721) who was left on the island of Juan Fernandez September 1704, and lived alone there until he was taken off February 13, 1709. His story was the basis for Defoe's Robinson Crusoe. - Rare popular edition.Huntress 153C; Howgego S80.

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        Melancholy disaster of his majesty's ship The Guardian, bound to Botany Bay with stores and convicts, lieut. Riou, commander, which struck on an island of ice, December 24, 1789; providential escape of part of the crew in boats, fortitude of the captain, and wonderful recovery of the vessel. Also an account of an Indian woman, &c.

      London, Thomas Tegg, (1809).Sm.8vo. Modern boards. With folding aquatint plate depicting the 'distressing situation of the Guardian sloop, Capt. Riou, after striking on a floating island of ice' (mounted). 28 pp.* Extracted from the collection, Mariner's marvelous Magazine or wonders of the ocean, containing narratives of the most noted shipwrecks and disasters at sea. Edward Riou (178?-1801) had sailed as midshipsman with the third voyage of James Cook. 'When the colony of New South Wales was established in 1788, it was expected that supplies from England would arrive at regular intervals. However, one of the first two supply ships never arrived, when disaster overtook H.M.S. Guardian, commanded by Lieut. Edward Riou. The Guardian, laden with two years' provisions for the new colony, left London in July 1789, but was wrecked on an iceberg twelve days out of Cape Town. Three accounts of the disaster were published immediately in 1790' (Nan Kivell & Spence p.265). - Rare popular edition.Huntress 153C; Howgego R45; Mendelssohn I, p.657-658.

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        Geschichte der Päpste mit ihren Abbildungen, von Petrus bis Pius VII.

      Wien, Anton Schmid, 1809-1812.. 4 Bde. 96, (4) SS. 99, (1), IV SS. 137, III SS. 142, (2) SS. Mit gest. Titel im 1. Band und zus. 252 gest. Portraittafeln. Halblederbände der Zeit mit goldgepr. rotem Rückenschildchen und hübscher Rückenvergoldung (Ornamentbänder, Kitharastempel). Buntpapiervorsätze. 4to.. Einzige Ausgabe, nach dem Vorbild von Marks Folge der römischen Kaiser. Wie bei jenem Vorgängerwerk stammt auch hier der Text vom Wiener Hofbibliothekar und Magistratsarchivar Geusau (1746-1809). - Der mährische Kupferstecher Quirin Mark (1758-1811) war Schüler Schmutzers an der Wiener Akademie und Lehrer von Blasius Höfel. "Seine Stichführung ist kräftig, klar und correct. Die Akademie nahm ihn unter ihre Schutzverwandten auf [...] Mark war ein wohlhabender Mann und seit 1804 Eigenthümer eines Hauses in der Vorstadt Margarethen" (ADB). "Man hat von seiner Hand eine Anzahl schöner Blätter, die neben den besten chalkographischen Erzeugnissen seiner Zeit eine Stelle finden können" (Nagler). - Gutes, ansprechend gebundenes Exemplar aus der Bibliothek des Redemptoristenkollegs Leoben mit entspr. Titelstempelung. - ADB 20, 384. Zu Mar(c)k vgl. auch Thieme/B. XXIV, 116f. und Nagler VIII, 338 (ohne Nennung der vorl. Folge).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Criminal chronology; or, The new Newgate calendar; being interesting memoirs of notorious characters, who have been convicted of outrages on the laws of England, during the seventeenth century, and brought down to the present time

      Nuttall, Fisher, and Dixon 1809-1811, London - 4 volumes, 8vo; engraved frontispieces and 35 plates; contemporary tree calf recently rebacked, new red morocco gilt spine labels, new endpapers; some soiling and rubbing to boards, Vol. IV appears to be lacking a leaf of text (publisher's advertisement?) following the Directions to the Binder, as indicated by the catchwords "A new." Recent ballpoint pen underlining and checkmarks throughout, pages browning, else a very good, sound set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        A Sequel to the Antidote to the Miseries of Human Life

      London - Williams and Smith, 1809. London - Williams and Smith, 1809 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce copy of Harriet Corp&#39;s didactic fictional work. &#39;Containing a further account of Mrs. Placid and her daughter Rachel&#39;. Half-title is present. The Miseries of Human Life was written by James Beresford (17641840) and published in 1806. Illustrated by George Cruikshank, it catalogued in excruciating detail the petty outrages, minor humiliations, and tiny discomforts that make up everyday human existence. The Miseries were written as a series of discussions between Mr Samuel Sensitive and Mr Timothy Testy, in which they catalogue the daily injuries, insults, disappointments and treacheries of everyday life. Mrs Testy makes occasional appearances to offer Supplementary Sighs from a feminine perspective. Harriet Corp contradicted this work from a religious perspective with her &#39;Antidote&#39;, featuring the widow Placid and her daughter. Condition: In original paper covered boards. Externally worn, joints cracked, loss to the backstrip, marks to the boards. Front hinge strained. Internally, generally firmly bound although strained in one or two places, with pages 5-8 detached but present. Heavy foxing throughout. Overall: FAIR.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Projet d'un chemin de fer par le St. Gotthard dresse a la demande du Comite du St. Gotthard. 1 mehrfach gefalt. lithogr. Karte u. 4 mehrfach gefalt. lithogr. Längenprofile, alle im Maßstab 1:10 000. Winterthur, Etabl. topogr. de Wurster, Randegger & Co., 1864. Imperial-Folio (66,0 x 46,5 cm). Lose in Orig.-Halbleinwandmappe.

      . . Enthalten sind: 1. Plan de Fluelen a Biasca contenant de projet principal allant de Göschenen directement a Airolo, deux variantes a paliers de rebroussement, une variante allant de Göschenen a Airolo par Hospenthal, une variante allant de Göschenen a Airolo par Abfrut. (Gesamtlänge ca. 10 m!). 2. Profil en long de Fluelen a Biasca projet principal allant de Göschenen directement a Airolo, avec deux variantes a paliers de rebroussement. (Gesamtlänge ca. 10 m!). 3. u. 4. Profil en long de la variante de Göschenen a Airolo par Hospenthal (bzw. par Abfrut). 5. Plan et profil en long de Fluelen a Brunnen. Für die frühen Planungsarbeiten am großartigen Projekt der Gotthardbahn vor allem durch die Varianten zur endgültigen Linienführung des Haupttunnels von großer Wichtigkeit. - Planungsunterlagen in diesem Maßstab sind von größter Seltenheit. - Einband mit vierfachem Stempel "v. Varnbüler'sche Bibliothek". Friedrich Gottlob Karl Frhr. von Varnbühler (1809-1889) war seit dem 24. IX. 1864 Außenminister von Württemberg u. wurde im Oktober 1864 auch mit den Verkehrsangelegenheiten betraut. Vgl. Sichler S. 216. - Bibliotheca Helvetica XVII, S. 299, No. 44. - GV 10, S. 230. - Barth 31335. - ADB IL, S. 315ff., Röll² V, S. 312 u. Weech, Bad. Biogr. IV, S. 149ff. (zu Gerwig). - Angestaubt, Gelenke etwas geplatzt. Schließbänder entfernt. Tafeln etwas angestaubt u. leicht stockfleckig. Einige Gelenke etwas eingerissen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Meinhard Knigge]
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        Recherches sur le mouvement des ondes

      Didot, Paris 1809 - In-8. [210 x 145 mm] Collation : (2), VIII, 122 pp., 6 pl. dépl. h.-t. Demi-basane verte, dos orné. (Reliure de la seconde moitié du XIXe.). Première édition. "Depuis longtemps j'avais cru remarquer que le mouvement des ondes se faisait sentir à des profondeurs très considérables, tandis qu'on était généralement persuadé qu'il n'agissait effectivement qu'à quelques mètres de la superficie de la mer. [.] Impatient de vérifier mes observations, [.] je me livrais à des expériences suivies, qui toutes me confirmèrent dans mon opinion." Selon Prony, les phénomènes rapportés ne peuvent s'expliquer par les principes connus de la mécanique des fluides, mais "les raisons et expériences sur lesquelles M. Bremontier appuie son opinion, sont d'un grand poids." Les observations et expériences de Bremontier ont été faites dans la rade Saint-Jean de Luz, l'embouchure de l'Adour, le port de Bordeaux. Nicolas Brémontier (1738-1809), inspecteur des Ponts-et-Chaussées, est l'auteur d'un "Mémoire sur les Dunes" des Landes, qu'il avait été chargé de fixer par des plantations de forêts. Provenance : Audouin Dollfus, astronome (ex-libris gravé) qui découvrit Janus, une lune de Saturne. Fils de l'aéronaute Charles Dollfus, il est détenteur de plusieurs records mondiaux en ballon, dont le premier vol stratosphérique en France. Bon exemplaire.

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        THE EMBARGO; OR, SKETCHES OF THE TIMES. A SATIRE ... TOGETHER WITH THE SPANISH REVOLUTION, AND OTHER POEMS

      Boston: Printed for the Author, By E.G. House, 1809. Boston: Printed for the Author, By E.G. House, 1809.. 35,[1]pp. Printed self wrapper, bound up in late 19th century full calf, gilt, t.e.g., by Stikeman. Binding a bit rubbed and darkened at spine and extremities; internally a very good or better, partially untrimmed copy. Second edition, enlarged, of Bryant's first book. The first edition, printing the title poem only, appeared in June of 1808, attributed only "To a Youth of Thirteen," and this edition, bearing the author's name for the first time, appeared in February of 1809. Both were printed at Bryant's father's expense, and the author declined to reprint the title poem in his lifetime, partially due to an energetic assault on the character of Thomas Jefferson contained therein. The scarcity of the first edition is such that this edition has played proxy for this title in a number of notable assemblages of authors' first books. BAL 1583.

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        ENGLISH BARDS, AND SCOTCH REVIEWERS. A SATIRE

      London: James Cawthorn, [1809].. London: James Cawthorn, [1809].. vi,54pp. 12mo. Original printed drab boards, edges untrimmed. Boards neatly detached, with majority of spine covering still present (though with signs of old repair), a few upper margins carelessly opened, with one blank upper fore-tip chipped, a bit of tanning and with an old dime-size discoloration in gutter of pp.11-13, but withal a good copy. With the more ornate form of the bookplate of Richard Brinsley Sheridan ("Cervus lacessitus Leo," usually associated with the playwright&#39;s grandson) on the front pastedown. Folding cloth slipcase and chemise. First edition, Randolph&#39;s first "issue." The paper is watermarked "E and P 1805" (here most readily visible in D2), and with &#39;Despatch&#39; in 5:7, etc. One thousand copies were printed, and numerous later editions and spurious reprints appeared. Wise&#39;s assertions about the points of "issue" involving the Preface have been discredited, but as a matter of record, the &#39;Preface&#39; is present in this copy. HAYWARD 219. WISE I,19-23. TINKER 510. RANDOLPH, p.14.

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        Ansicht bei Bukarest ('View Near Bucharest').

      . altkolorierter Aquatinta b. R. Bowyer in London, dat. 1809, 26,5 x 33 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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