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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>

      [Bookseller: Jeremy Norman's Historyofscience.com]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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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.

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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.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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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.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Gert Jan BESTEBREURTJE]
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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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        Pagoda at Tanjore

      William Miller, London 1809 - Pagoda at Tanjore from 24 Views Taken in St. Helena, The Cape, India, Ceylon, Abyssinia, and Egypt Published: London, by William Miller 1809 Medium: Aquatint with hand coloring Dimensions: 22" x 32"

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries of Philadelphia, PA]
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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.

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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.

      [Bookseller: Gert Jan BESTEBREURTJE]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Gert Jan BESTEBREURTJE]
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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.

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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.

      [Bookseller: Hugues de Latude]
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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.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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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's grandson) on the front pastedown. Folding cloth slipcase and chemise. First edition, Randolph's first "issue." The paper is watermarked "E and P 1805" (here most readily visible in D2), and with 'Despatch' in 5:7, etc. One thousand copies were printed, and numerous later editions and spurious reprints appeared. Wise's assertions about the points of "issue" involving the Preface have been discredited, but as a matter of record, the 'Preface' 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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        Tables abrégées et portatives du soleil calculées pour le méridien de Paris sur les observations les plus récentes d'après la théorie de M. La Place. Relié avec : Tables abrégées et portatives de la lune calculées pour le méridien de Paris d'après la théorie de M. le comte de La Place et d'après les constantes et les coefficients de M. Bürg.

      Florence, Molini 1809 - In-8. Collation : VII, 67, (3) / XIV, 80 pp. Demi-basane fauve, dos orné. (Reliure de l'époque.) Edition originale. Ces tables portatives sont celles que l'auteur a publiées à Gotha 1792 et 1804. Mais elles sont revues, corrigées et réduites pour satisfaire "l'astronome voyageur". Astronome du Duc Ernst II de Saxe-Cobourg jusqu'en 1806, Zach séjourna en Italie avec la Duchesse de Saxe-Cobourg et publia ces deux ouvrages durant son séjour à Florence. Coiffe rognée, une piqûre de vers sur les 15 derniers feuillets sans dommage pour la lisibilité. Timbre sec de "L. J. Beauval, géomètre" qui a écrit quelques notes dans les marges. // You can browse all my books on latude.net [Attributes: First Edition]

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        "La Fontaine Merveilleuse - Faisant partie de la Solitude romantique de Jean Stuntz - dans les environs de Munich". Idealisierte Isarlandschaft bei Thalkirchen mit Figurengruppe vor einer aus einem Baum entspringenden Quelle, im Hintergrund rechts schöne Silhouette von München.

      . Lithographie von Johann Baptist Stuntz, 1809, 31,5 x 22,5 cm.. Winkler 834,2; Slg. Proebst 547 (fälschlich als Radierung der Tochter Marie Electrine Stuntz bezeichnet); nicht bei Maillinger und Lentner. - Feine, sehr seltene Inkunabel der Lithographie. - Gering gebräunt und mit schmalem Rändchen.

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        The Statutes of The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

      7 George III - To A. D. 1809; 49 George III Both Inclusive. 7 George III - To A. D. 1809; 49 George III Both Inclusive, 1809 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Hardbound volume in blue paper covered boards. Condition: The binding is tight and firm with both covers and all pages attached. There is some wear to the extremities including bumping to the corners and edges of the boards, stains to the boards and loss to the spine. The pages are rough cut. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright with the occasional handling mark and odd spot. There is a rubber stamp mark to the front pastedown. Overall the volume is in good only condition..

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        THE LIFE OF ADMIRAL LORD NELSON, K. B. FROM HIS LORDSHIPS MANUSCRIPTS

      London.: T. Cadell and W. Davies., 1809. London.: T. Cadell and W. Davies., 1809.. b/w engraved plates and plans. 2 vols. Folio. vi, 15 (list of subscribers), xlv, 375; 511pp. First edition of the most important biographical source. &#147;This is the standard life of Nelson, and it is largely used for all subsequent works. The authors had access to the greater part of, but certainly not all, the MSS. of Lord Nelson, then belonging to Earl Nelson; and a large body of Letters and Papers were sent to them by a great number of other persons, particularly by His Late Majesty, and by a lady who possessed Nelson&#146;s interesting letters to his wife, before and after their marriage.&#148; - Nicolas&#146; Dispatches and Letters of Lord Nelson, pp. x & xi. (See also Cowie #137.) Illustrated with 16 engravings from paintings by Nicholas Pocock, Benjamin West and others, as well as facsimiles of letters and other engravings. This is #56 in the limited first edition, with &#147;56&#148; penciled on some of the plates. Very handsomely bound in half calf over marbled boards. Plates show some foxing, else an excellent set which, in case you&#146;re interested, weighs in at 21 pounds - by any measure, a lot of Nelson.

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        Le Ma?tre D&#39;Espagnol, Ou ?lem?ns de la Langue Espagnole, A L&#39;Usage Des Francais

      Lyon - B. Cormon et Blanc, 1809. Lyon - B. Cormon et Blanc, 1809 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Avery scarce early edition of Le Matre D&#39;Espagnol, Ou lemns de la Langue Espagnole, A L&#39;Usage Des Francaisby J. L. Barthelemi Cormon. Third edition. In French. A volume on mastering the elements of the Spanish language and on the use of French with sections on subjects such as syntax, grammar, pronunciation and dialogues. With a plate tipped in to front pastedown. Condition: In a contemporary quarter calf binding with paper covered boards. Externally, sound but with some wear to extremities, including slight loss to backstrip and spine label, rubbing and the odd mark to boards. Front joint cracked, rear starting. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but with occasional slight foxing, minor tidemarks to gutter of first few pages and handling marks. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

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        The New London Gleaner; or, General Repository of Elegant, Useful and Amusing Literature

      London and Liverpool- James Cundeeand Nuttall, Fisher and Dixon, 1809. London and Liverpool- James Cundeeand Nuttall, Fisher and Dixon, 1809 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce work of collected writings of &#39;modern authors&#39;, with two other works bound in. &#39;Comprising historical and biographical sketches, moral tales, remarkable adventures humourous and instructive essays, general anecdotes, select poetry&#39;. With frontispiece tipped-in and additional illustrated title, and two further plates. Bound in beyond this work are:The Duty of Benevolence: A Sermon preached for the benefit of the friendless, poor and sick in Newcastle and its vicinity by the Rev. John Wilson (1813). Report of Proceedings under commissions of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery for the county of York, held at the castle of York before Sir Alexander Thomson and Sir Simon le Blanc from the 2nd to the 12th of January 1813. From the short hand notes of Mr Gurney. Homilies of the Church of England. With frontispiece. A play apparently called &#39;Term Day&#39;. Bookseller&#39;s, stationer&#39;s and bookbinder&#39;s label of Barker, Hexham to front free-endpaper. Condition: Amateurly rebacked in calf over original roan boards and spine. Externally rubbed, wear to head and tail of the spine and the backstrip cracked down the middle. Hinges areslightly strained but holding firm. Internally, generally firmly bound. Works are generally bright, the Wilson sermon is age-toned, and there is light spotting throughout, heavier to plates. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

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        THE LIFE OF ADMIRAL LORD NELSON, K. B. FROM HIS LORDSHIPS MANUSCRIPTS

      London.: T. Cadell and W. Davies., 1809.. b/w engraved plates and plans. 2 vols. Folio. vi, 15 (list of subscribers), xlv, 375; 511pp. First edition of the most important biographical source. &#147;This is the standard life of Nelson, and it is largely used for all subsequent works. The authors had access to the greater part of, but certainly not all, the MSS. of Lord Nelson, then belonging to Earl Nelson; and a large body of Letters and Papers were sent to them by a great number of other persons, particularly by His Late Majesty, and by a lady who possessed Nelson&#146;s interesting letters to his wife, before and after their marriage.&#148; - Nicolas&#146; Dispatches and Letters of Lord Nelson, pp. x & xi. (See also Cowie #137.) Illustrated with 16 engravings from paintings by Nicholas Pocock, Benjamin West and others, as well as facsimiles of letters and other engravings. This is #56 in the limited first edition, with &#147;56&#148; penciled on some of the plates. Very handsomely bound in half calf over marbled boards. Plates show some foxing, else an excellent set which, in case you&#146;re interested, weighs in at 21 pounds - by any measure, a lot of Nelson.

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        The history and delineation of the horse, in all his varieties

      . Comprehending the appropriate uses, management, an progressive improvement of each; with a particular investigation of the character of the race - horse, and the business of the turf. Illustrated by anecdotes and biographical notes of distinguished sportsmen. With instructions for breeding, breaking, training, and the general management of the horse, both in a state of health and of disease. London (Albion for J. Cundee) 1809. Folio. Mit gest. Titel, gest. Widmung, 1 Plan und 12 Stahlstichtafeln mit Pferdedarstellungen, zum Teil mit Reitern von John Scott und Textvignetten. 288 Seiten, 2 Bll. Index und 1 Bl. weiß. Brauner Halblederband der Zeit. Lowndes 1324: "With beautifull line engravings . . . "; Neville, Sporting books S. 28. Die dekorativen Tafeln zeigen u. a. berühmte Rennpferde. Innen gebräunt und etwas fleckig, teilweise stärker und mit Unterstreichungen mit Farbstift. Vorsatzblatt mit Rotstiftnotizen des Vorbesitzers. Der Buchblock ist in einer Lage gebrochen. Einband bestoßen und am Rücken defekt, etwas angebrochen und mit kleinen Fehlstellen. Trotzdem gutes Exemplar der sehr seltenen Ausgabe.Bild von einer Tafel..

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        A Dissertation on the Numbers of Mankind, in Ancient and Modern Times

      Edinburgh: Archibald Constable and Co., 1809. Edinburgh: Archibald Constable and Co., 1809. Second edition, revised and corrected. Hardcover. Near fine. ii, 338 p. 24 cm. 2 tables within text. Rebound in beige cloth and grey paper boards. Ink signature on title page. Robert Wallace (1697-1771) was a minister of the Church of Scotland as well as an economist. In this work, first published in 1753, Wallace criticizes the chapter called "Populousness of Ancient Nations" in David Hume&#39;s "Political Discourses." Wallace argued that the population of the ancient world was greater than in modern times, a theory which Hume refuted. Nevertheless, this work, as well as Wallace&#39;s "Characteristics of the Present State of Great Britain" (1761) influenced the population growth theories of Robert Malthus. The fact that this dissertation was reprinted 56 years after its original publication indicates the revival of interest in population studies once Malthus published.

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        Supplement to the Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Honourable Henry Home of Kames

      Edinburgh - William Creech, 1809. Edinburgh - William Creech, 1809 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The first volume of a very scarce supplement to the Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Honourable Henry Home of Kames published separately from the memoirs by the author. Making the use of the manuscript memoirs of the late Reverend Dr. Alexander Carlisle and manuscriptcollections of James Boswell, Esq. there are addition literary anecdotes. Condition: In a half calf binding. Externally, generally sound but with wear, rubbing to boardsand someloss to paper to boards and leather to extremities. Front joint held by cords only, rear starting. Internally, text block generally firmly bound but with front free endpaper loosening due to joint. Bright but with slight scattered foxing and handling marks. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

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        Bishop Burnet&#39;s History of His Own Time

      London - Re. H. Evnas; J. Mackinlay, et al, 1809. London - Re. H. Evnas; J. Mackinlay, et al, 1809 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A complete edition of Burnet&#39;s popular historical work in need of a sympathetic binding and priced accordingly. Bound in leather with gilt lettering. Complete in Four Volumes. From the Restoration of King Charles II to the Conclusion of the Treaty of Peace at Utrecht, in the Reign of Queen Anne. To which are prefixed, a summary recapitulation of affairs in church and state, from King James I to the Restoration in 1660. Together with the Author&#39;s Life, and some Explanatory Notes by the Editor, his son. The Whole Revised and Corrected by Him. Ever since the appearance of Bishop Burnet&#39;s History of his Own Time it has been the subject of great controversy. It engendered much excitement and clearly sold well in England, each volume going through a number of editions -ODNB. Burnet&#39;s critics often accuse him of overstating, in his History and elsewhere, his own importance in the events of his time. While it is true that Burnet was an egomaniac, and he undoubtedly expected future historians to study him, there is much truth to his assertions. His career can be evaluated by dividing it into two, sometimes overlapping, spheres: his engagement in public affairs and his vocation as an author -ODNB. Condition: The textblock binding is tight and firm. The front board of volume one is missing. There are several boards missing, and the remaining boards are held by the cords only. There is significant wear to the extremities, including significant rubbing and edge wear, with loss to the spine. There is significant loss to the spine of volume one. Internally the pages are generally bright withintermittent spots, prominent to the first and last few pages. There are occasional ink marks. Overall the condition is fair with a very good interior..

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

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

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        Rural Tales, Ballads and Songs

      London - Vernor, Hood and Sharpe et al, 1809. London - Vernor, Hood and Sharpe et al, 1809 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of Rural Tales, Ballads and Songsby Robert Bloomfield (1766 - 1823) an English labouring class poet whose work is appreciated in the context of other self-educated writers such as Stephen Duck, Mary Collier and John Clare. With a portrait of Bloomfield to frontispiece and engraved illustrations throughout. Sixth edition. Bloomfield&#39;s poetry invites comparison with that of George Crabbe, who was also a native of Suffolk. Both wrote much in iambic pentameter couplets, both provide descriptions of rural life in its hardest and least inviting forms. Bloomfield, however, is more cheerful in tone and his verse is denser and more vigorous. Previous owner&#39;s ink inscription to front free endpaper. Condition: In contemporary calf binding. Externally, generally smart but with slight bumping and wear to extremities and the occasional mark to boards. Front hinge strained, rear slightly strained. Internally, generally firmly bound but with some pages starting slightly. Bright but with occasional spotting, handling marks and slight offsetting from illustrations throughout and with slight foxing and tidemarks to frontispiece and endpapers. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        A new and easy guide to the use of the globes and the rudiments of Geography

      J. Johnson; F. and C. Rivington, et al, London 1809 - In which the knowledge of the heavens and earth is rendered simple and easy, first by a concise account of the four corners of the world, and all the principal islands; secondly, by the solution of a great variety of usdeful problems in geography, astronomy, navigation, dialing, &c.12mo. viii,234 p. 8 engr. maps. Orig. calf, cover stained and ink marked, front hinge cracked but holding. Slight worming not affecting map surfaces. An early treatise on globes. Maps by Macpherson with solar system map engraved by R. Penny. Fenning globe guides are unusually scarce. It has been years since we have seen one.

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        General Geography, and Rudiments of Useful Knowledge. in Nine Sections

      CROSWELL & FRARY, HUDSON [NY] 1809 - Illustrated with an elegant improved plate of the solar system. a map of the world. of the United States. and several engravings on wood. Designed on a new plan, and digested for the use of schools.large 12mo, xxi,381 p. 2 fold. maps, engr. solar system plate, cuts. Original calf, lightly rubbed with internal spotting but an excellent copy. With a list of post ofices at the end. Sabin 88847; Shaw & Shoemaker 18665. Spafford was also the compiler of the first gazetteer of New York State. It is in this work that he suggests, on pp 151-52, that a name for the new country be coined rather than the generic one we still use,- United States of America. He suggests the country be called Fredon or Fredonia, the Country of Fredes or Fredonians. Important for the folding U.S. map titled United States or Fredon, the only national map using a fanciful name. Both book and map are rare.

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