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        Voyage en Espagne, fait dans les années 1786 et 1787

      - Dentu, Paris 1809, In-8 (12,5x20,2cm), (4) iv (4) 401pp. (3) et (4) 398pp. (2) et (4) 379pp. (1), 3 volumes reliés. - Prima edizione, molto raro, senza l'atlante. Tradotto dalla seconda edizione da Pictet-Mallet. Legatoria in piena pelle di pecora fiammato periodo. Torna liscio decorato con due diverse catene, ruote e un ampio piedistallo con il grottesco. come mostre in marocchino rosso, e il numero del volume in pelle nera. Capi dei volumi 2 e 3 nella porzione sfilacciata; una mancanza leggera coda di volume 3. mandibole di Volume 1 di grande porzione stretta feritoia; mascella superiore del volume di 2 testa spaccata e coda. Attrito. Buona copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, très rare, sans l'atlas parue à part. Traduit de l'anglais sur la seconde édition par Pictet-Mallet. Reliures en pleine basane flammée d'époque. Dos lisses ornés de 2 fers différents, de roulettes et d'un large caisson à la grotesque. Pièces de titre en maroquin rouge, et de tomaison en maroquin noir. Têtes des tomes 2 et 3 en partie élimées ; un léger manque en queue du tome 3. Mors inférieur du tome 1 en grande partie étroitement fendu ; Mors supérieur du tome 2 fendu en tête et queue. Frottements. Bon exemplaire. Récit de voyage pittoresque qui commence par Figuere et les Pyrrénées, Barcelone et ses environs, Madrid, Saragosse, Aranjuez et Tolede, les Asturies, Salamanque, Seville, Cadix, Malaga, Grenade, Carthagene, Alicante, Valence. Les volumes sont occupés par de nombreuses considérations sur l'agriculture, la politique, l'industrie, le commerce et les moeurs des espagnols... Ce voyage fut édité à l'heure où les regards des français étaient tournés vers l'Espagne en raison des guerres napoléoniennes, la capitulation de Madrid datant de décembre 1808. Tableaux des monnaies et des revenus de l'Espagne.  

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        Grundsätze der Policeygesetzgebung und der Policeyanstalten.

      Kharkoff: for the author,, 1809. 2 volumes in 1, octavo (199 x 117 mm). Contemporary half calf, flat spine with gilt ornaments, red morocco spine label, marbled boards, yellow edges. Extremities worn, spine ends frayed, hinges gently cracked but firm, some discolouration to edges, contents browned with a little foxing, a very good copy. First edition of the distinguished German economist and philosopher's work on law enforcement. First a professor of philosophy in Halle, Jakob (1759–1827) accepted the Russian government's invitation in 1807 to become a professor of economic science at Kharkoff University after the University of Halle was suppressed. His quick mastery of the Russian language made him a favourite of the minister Speransky, who appointed him as a member of the government's finance commission in 1809 and then as the president of the commission for the revision of criminal law in 1810. He returned to Germany in 1816. In his economic works "he closely followed Adam Smith, whilst at the same time seeking to place in a clearer light the fundamental conceptions of the science" (Palgrave II, p. 471).

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        Statuts et règlemens du Souv.: Ch.: d'Arras à la vallée de Paris

      S.l., (1809), in 12, de 63pp., - relié à la suite : Extrait de la Pl.: à Trac.: de la séance de la R.: L.: de St Jean, sous le titre distinctif des FF.: Artistes, à l'O.: de Paris, le 27e jour du 11e mois de l'an de la V.: L.: 5809 (27 janvier 1809, ère vulgaire). L'ordre du jour étant la Pompe funèbre à la mémoire du F.: Lansel, Orateur de l'At.: des Artistes, son Député au G.O. de France, V.: de la R.: L.: du Centre des Amis... chef de la Division Arts au Ministère de l'Intérieur. S.l.n.d. (1809), de 36pp., le tout relié en 1 vol. demi-veau vert à coins, titre en long au dos, avec la mention dorée au 1er plat "Charlesworth Masonic Library", bel exemplaire. -1) Ce premier Chapitre parisien tire son origine du supposé Chapitre Rose-Croix d'Arras qui selon Thory et Ragon aurait été fondé en 1747 (d'autres disent 1745). Les présents statuts contiennent en préambule les origines du Souv. Ch. d'Arras à Paris, premier Chapitre de France, fondé le 17 juin 1769. En 1799 le G.O. signa un Concordat avec ce premier Chapitre de France. En 1800 il renoncera donc à créer d'autres Chapitres. ¶ Fesch col. 1304 - Ligou Dict. F.M. p.78 - Kloss 4457. -2) Jean-Antoine Lansel, né à Dijon en 1755, mort en 1808, initié à la loge la Concorde de Dijon rattachée au Directoire de Bourgogne, affilié au Centre des Amis dont il deviendra Vénérable, puis armé CBCS.

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        A bound collection of publications by Joanna Southcott

      Octavo, modern leather binding, containing eight religious works, all early nineteenth century editions; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Divine and spiritual communications written by Joanna SouthcottOn the prayers of the Church of England; the conduct of the Clergy, and Calvanistic Methodists, with other particulars.London : Galabin and Merchant, 1809. Later edition, 44 pp. The Continuation of the Prophecies of Joanna Southcott:A word in season to a sinking kingdom.London : Galabin and Marchant, 1810. Third edition, 56 pp. The Kingdom of Christ is at Hand: Also an examination of Baptism; and the use and meaning of the Church Ordinances, and the sealing of the people in the Latter days. London : A. Seale, 1805. First edition, 62 pp. Answer to false doctrines and the crying sins of the nation. London : W. Marchant, 1808. Lacking title page, 48 pp. The first book of sealed prophecies. London : Marchant and Galabin, 1803. First edition 128 pp. The second book of sealed prophecies. London : Marchant and Galabin, 1812. Second edition, 136 pp (lacking 97-98). The answer of the Lord to the power of darkness. London : Marchant and Galabin, 1813. Second edition, 128 pp. On the prayers for the fast day. London : Marchant and Galabin, 1804. First edition, 48 pp. Joanna Southcott was a renowned religious prophetess who constantly warned of the coming of a new Messiah and the impending apocalypse. Her followers, the Southcottians, dwindled in number after her death. However, the mystery surrounding a sealed wooden 'Box of Prophecies' fostered interest in her writings. The box was only to be opened in a time of national crisis, and in the presence of twenty-four Bishops of the Church of England. Numerous objects purported to be Southcott's box have been brought to light; the 'true' box remains with the Panacea Society of Bedford.

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        Naturalhistoria Hämtad Ur FUNKES och LIPPOLDS Skrifter. Öfversättning. Med 174 Illumerade Figurer efter Bertuch. Första bandet Andra bandet.

      Inbunden bok. ÖREBRO Tryckt hos Nils Magnus Lindh, 1809. På eget förlag.. 1 uppl. 1809. Inbunden. Här har Ni chansen att förvärva två styck antika böcker till en rimlig summa pengar. Som Ni kan utröna av de inlagda bilderna från böckerna är det garanti på att köparen får mycket glädje av dess extremt charmiga verk. Om så önskas kan privat visning ordnas efter ö.k. I köpet ingår bomullshandskar. Självfallet är verken bestyckade med patina i form av fuktfläckar och andra naturliga åldertecken som hör en + 200 - åring till.

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        Cours GASTRONOMIQUE, ou les Dîners de Manant-Ville. Ouvrage anecdotique, philosophique et littéraire. Seconde édition dédiée à la Société Épicurienne du Caveau moderne.

      Imprimerie de Brasseur Aîné, Capelle et Renand 1809 - In-8 de XX 348 pp. chiffrées 364 (après les XX pp. chiffrées en romain, la numérotation commence à 17), demi-veau havane contemporain, dos lisse orné, tranches marbrées (reliure à l'imitation). Edition originale rare (malgré la fausse mention de seconde édition). ''Les éditeurs, dans un avertissement placé entre la dédicace et la table des 30 chapitres qui composent l'ouvrage, annoncent que le Cours gastronomique, bien que le feuillet de titre porte Seconde édition, paraît bien ici pour la première fois complet, en volume. En réalité, le volume n'avait jamais paru auparavant. Seuls quelques chapitres avaient été donnés dans l'Epicurien français.'' (Vicaire 137 - Bitting 71). "L'ouvrage de Cadet de Gassicourt constitue un des meilleurs recueils anecdotiques de l'époque et aborde en chacun des ses chapitres tout du boire et du manger, dans tous les pays et à toutes les époques.'' (Oberlé , Les Fastes de Bacchus et Comus, 171). Exemplaire bien complet de sa ?Carte gastronomique de France? dessinée et gravée par Tourcaty. Rousseurs. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        De kleine Buffon, of natuurlijke historie der dieren, ten dienste der jeugd. Eerste [- vierde] deeltje.Dordrecht, J. Zender, [ca. 1830]. 4 volumes. Oblong 16mo (9 x 11 cm). With engraved frontispiece in the first volume, and 32 illustrations of animals on 8 engraved plates, 2 in each volume, all coloured by hand. Original publisher's yellow printed paper wrappers.

      Met rooie oortjes 81; NCC (3 copies); cf. Saakes V, p. 91 (1809 edition). Rare second edition of a charming, illustrated natural history book for children based on the works by the French naturalist Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon (1707-1788), here coloured by hand. Complete in four volumes, it treats all sorts of animals. The first three volumes, devoted to mammals, treat the animals found in the home and on the farm, wild animals, and beasts of prey respectively. The fourth and last volume then treats some birds, crawling animals, insects, fishes, shells and coral.Some marginal thumbing and some occasional small spots or stains. Paper wrappers soiled and slightly worn along the spine.

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        Heldengesänge aus der Oper: Tigranes... Mit italienischem und deutschem Texte. Für das Pianoforte ausgezogen von M.G. Fischer (Der deutsche Text ist von D. Ch. Schreiber.)... Pr. 3 Thlr. [Piano-vocal score]

      Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel [PN 1421], [1809-10]. Oblong folio. Original publisher's blue-gray printed wrappers with titling within decorative border to upper, table of contents within decorative border to lower. 1f. (title), 86 pp. Typeset. Text in Italian and German. Disbound. Wrappers slightly worn and foxed; detached. Slightly worn, browned, and foxed, heavier to some leaves; small perforation to lower margin of final leaf, not affecting music. A very good copy overall. First Edition (?second issue) of fifteen numbers from the opera. Lederbur p. 467. OCLC nos. 26769648, 916146394. BUC p. 891. RISM R1577. Not in Hoboken or Hirsch. Tigrane, to a libretto by Antonio de Filistri de' Caramondani, was first performed in Berlin on February 3, 1800. "Righini was mainly an opera composer, moving in the course of his career from opera buffa to opera seria. While little is known about his comic operas, his Berlin operas typify the late Metastasian opera in hybrid Italian-French style that were so much in favour at the Prussian court. The allegiance to Metastasian principles, subscribed to by the court poet Antonio Filistri de' Caramondani, rested on the still accepted view of court opera as representative opera, with its emphasis on ethical models and political allegory. This traditional dramaturgical structure, however, was enriched with elements taken from tragédie lyrique such as action-packed introduzioni, scene complexes, and ballets. Through his use of contrasting tempos and sectionalization in arias and ensembles, and through his dramatic use of instrumentation, Righini followed the tendencies towards heightened drama characterizing opera seria of his time. His ability to combine cantabile melody with rich orchestration was admired by his contemporaries as exemplifying the perfect German-Italian hybrid style." Christoph Henzel in Grove Music Online. "The Berlin operas represent the peak of Righini's work... [They] were famous in their time and were praised for the way in which they combined expressive, authentically Italian vocal writing with German craftsmanship, but above all for their instrumentation, as in the 'sublime' horn, bassoon and cello trio in Tigrane..." Gudrun Becker-Weidmann in Grove Music Online.

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        Heldengesänge aus der Oper: Tigranes. Mit italienischem und deutschem Texte. Für das Pianoforte ausgezogen von M.G. Fischer (Der deutsche Text ist von D. Ch. Schreiber.). Pr. 3 Thlr. [Piano-vocal score]

      Breitkopf und Härtel [PN 1421], Leipzig 1809 - Oblong folio. Original publisher's blue-gray printed wrappers with titling within decorative border to upper, table of contents within decorative border to lower. 1f. (title), 86 pp. Typeset. Text in Italian and German.Disbound. Wrappers slightly worn and foxed; detached. Slightly worn, browned, and foxed, heavier to some leaves; small perforation to lower margin of final leaf, not affecting music. A very good copy overall. First Edition (?second issue) of fifteen numbers from the opera. Lederbur p. 467. OCLC nos. 26769648, 916146394. BUC p. 891. RISM R1577. Not in Hoboken or Hirsch. Tigrane, to a libretto by Antonio de Filistri de' Caramondani, was first performed in Berlin on February 3, 1800. "Righini was mainly an opera composer, moving in the course of his career from opera buffa to opera seria. While little is known about his comic operas, his Berlin operas typify the late Metastasian opera in hybrid Italian-French style that were so much in favour at the Prussian court. The allegiance to Metastasian principles, subscribed to by the court poet Antonio Filistri de' Caramondani, rested on the still accepted view of court opera as representative opera, with its emphasis on ethical models and political allegory. This traditional dramaturgical structure, however, was enriched with elements taken from tragédie lyrique such as action-packed introduzioni, scene complexes, and ballets. Through his use of contrasting tempos and sectionalization in arias and ensembles, and through his dramatic use of instrumentation, Righini followed the tendencies towards heightened drama characterizing opera seria of his time. His ability to combine cantabile melody with rich orchestration was admired by his contemporaries as exemplifying the perfect German-Italian hybrid style." Christoph Henzel in Grove Music Online."The Berlin operas represent the peak of Righini's work. [They] were famous in their time and were praised for the way in which they combined expressive, authentically Italian vocal writing with German craftsmanship, but above all for their instrumentation, as in the 'sublime' horn, bassoon and cello trio in Tigrane." Gudrun Becker-Weidmann in Grove Music Online. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Enid, metrisch vertaald door D.E.M. van Herwerden, met platen naar Gustave Doré. Zwolle, J. J. Tijl, 1888.

      Burgundy cloth hardcover. Gilded title on front and spine. Black plant like decoration on the front and blind stamped binders logo on the back. Top edge gilded. The cover shows some light damage at the corners and edges. The spine is slightly discoloured. The contents are in good shape. 26,5 x 35,5 cm, [8] 1-70 [2] pp. With seven photolithographs after illustrations by Gustave Doré. Enid is part of a cycle of twelve narrative poems, called Idylls of the King by the British poet Alfred Tennyson ( 1809-1892). The stories are part of the Legend of King Arthur. This story is about Enid and her husband Geraint, who is one of Arthur's knights. This tragic love story is illustrated beautifully by Doré. B2355

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        The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, from their commencement, in 1665, to the year 1800; abridged, with notes and biographic illustrations.

      London: printed by and for C. & R. Baldwin, 1809. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 18 parts bound in 19 volumes, including separate plate volume. 4to (258 x 210 mm). Approx. 13,500 pp. of text and 266 engraved plates, includes half-titles and volume-titles to each text volume. Contemporary full calf, spines decorated and lettered in gilt, marbled edges and endpapers. Inner joints repaired, spines rebacked mostly retaining original leather, two volumes (V and VI) supplied and bound in almost matching leather. Extremities and boards rubbed, corners scuffed and slightly bumped. Text only little browned, minor spotting in places, plates occasionally foxed in outer margins, but generally quite clean and unmarked. Provenance: Richard Strachey, of Ashwick Grove, Bath (armorial bookplates with motto 'coelum non animum' to front-pastedowns), old ink stamps in arabic and hebrew letters to volume title-pages. Fine set, rarely found complete and in good condition as here. ----Kronick, A history of scientific and technical periodicals, pp. 134-139; PMM 281 (for first edition). The Philosophical Transactions was established in 1665, making it the first journal in the world exclusively devoted to science, and therefore also the world's longest-running scientific journal. The use of the word "Philosophical" in the title refers to "natural philosophy", which was the equivalent of what would now be generally called 'science'. The present set is the most useful abridgement of the 17th and 18th century volumes. The foreword to vol. 1 says "It comprises whatever is most valuable in the Original, from its commencement to the close of the eighteenth century, together with Dr. Hooke's volume of Philosophical Collections. All the articles are presented in the same order in which they appear in the Original. The most important communications are reprinted entire, in the words of the respective authors. The less important papers are given in an abridged state . . . to give further utility to the present Abridgement, a General Index has been subjoined, by way of Appendix to the concluding volume. [. . .] On the whole it is hoped, that this New Abridgement, on which the proprietors have spared neither pains nor expence [sic], will be found to contain whatever is most valuable in the Original Work, and that to those who are necessarily engaged in philosophical pursuits in the way of their profession, as well as to those who in their hours of leisure cultivate the sciences from taste, it will, up to the period which it embraces, be found to answer all the purposes of the more costly and scarcely procurable Transactions at large." Contents: v. 1. 1665-1672.--v. 2. 1672-1683.--v. 3. 1683-1694.--v. 4. 1694-1702.--v. 5. 1703-1712.--v. 6. 1713-1723.--v. 7. 1724-1734.--v. 8. 1735-1743.--v. 9. 1744-1749.--v. 10. 1750-1755.--v. 11. 1755-1763.--v. 12. 1763-1769.--v. 13. 1770-1776.--v. 14. 1776-1780.--v. 15. 1781-1785.--v. 16. 1785-1790.--v. 17. 1791-1796.--v. 18. 1796-1800. - Visit our website for additional images and information. We do have a large number of 18th and 19th century volumes of the regular Philosophical Transactions in stock. Please ask for availability. Very Good.

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        Grundsätze der Policeygesetzgebung und der Policeyanstalten.

      Kharkoff: for the author, 1809 - 2 volumes in 1, octavo (199 x 117 mm). Contemporary half calf, flat spine with gilt ornaments, red morocco spine label, marbled boards, yellow edges. Extremities worn, spine ends frayed, hinges gently cracked but firm, some discolouration to edges, contents browned with a little foxing, a very good copy. First edition of the distinguished German economist and philosopher's work on law enforcement. First a professor of philosophy in Halle, Jakob (1759–1827) accepted the Russian government's invitation in 1807 to become a professor of economic science at Kharkoff University after the University of Halle was suppressed. His quick mastery of the Russian language made him a favourite of the minister Speransky, who appointed him as a member of the government's finance commission in 1809 and then as the president of the commission for the revision of criminal law in 1810. He returned to Germany in 1816. In his economic works "he closely followed Adam Smith, whilst at the same time seeking to place in a clearer light the fundamental conceptions of the science" (Palgrave II, p. 471). Kress B.5522. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Twenty four views taken in St. Helena, the Cape, India, Ceylon, Abyssinia & Egypt.

      London William Miller 1809 - First edition. Landscape folio (80 x 57 cm.), pictorial aquatint title, 24 fine hand-coloured aquatint plates, engraved by D. Havell after Henry Salt, all without the slightest foxing, early watermarks all pre-publication, on Whatman paper ranging from 1794 to 1806. Originally bound in portrait format now re- arranged in landscape, rebacked and edged in leather retaining the original marbled boards, with a new morocco label. A remarkable example of one of the most attractive of all colour-plate books, intended by its publisher to be a continuation of the Daniells' Oriental Scenery, being uniform in size, style, and execution. The copy of the Governor of Bengal, with early watermarks, which is rare. The colouring in these early copies is distinctly superior, a more muted and subtle palette being employed. George Annesley, Viscount Valentia, left England in June 1802 on the Minerva, for a Grand Tour of the East with Henry Salt. They were antiquarians and avid collectors. Salt had earlier finished his training with the topographical draughtsman and diarist, Joseph Farrington, and Valentia appointed him to be his official artist and secretary for the tour. The plates include fine views of Chowringhee; the fort of Jaunpur; 2 aquatints of Lucknow including the mosque in the Great Imambara; the great Temple at Tanjore; Poona; the Chaitya Cave; 2 fine aquatints of Cairo; Cape Town, etc. Valentia and Salt returned to England in 1806. Salt eventually became British Consul-General in Egypt, where he died aged 47. Abbey, Travel, 515; Tooley 440. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Trattao Di Vaccinazione com osservazioni sul Giavardo e Vajuolo Pecorino.

      Milan, Dalla tipografia Mussi, 1809, 4, 223, (2) pp., 2 engr. vignettes and 4 hand colored folding paltes, 1 Portrait of Edward Jenner, in contemp. half leather binding fine copy. First edition - fine copy of this important work on vaccination of smallpox, by Luigi Sacco (Varese, 1769 - Milano, 1836). He was Italy's first and most enthusiastic supporter of vaccination, and by 1809, 1,400,000 persons had been vaccinated by Sacco or his associates. The discoverer of this vaccination was Edward Jenner (1749-1823), a well-known English surgeon. In the 18th century smallpox was a widespread disease and occasional outbreaks of special intensity resulted in a very high death rate. Jenner discovered that a person who had suffered a attack of cowpox, a relatively harmless disease that could be contracted from cattle, could not take smallpox. So he started to inoculate people with cowpox to avoid them from suffering the much more severe and often lethal results from smallpox. This procedure rapidly proved its value. The Italian physician and surgeon Luigi Sacco, studied under Spallanzani and Scarpa, found a spontaneous cowpox stock in the neighborhood of Vares in Lombardy and he used this stock to inoculate himself and many others. He became the initiator of this vaccination in Italy on a large scale. As a general director of vaccination of the government he had succeeded in vaccinating a million and half people by 1809 when he published this work. Shortly after this publication, a French and a German edition appeared. Sacco became one of the major advocates of cowpox vaccination and his stock was, via Jean de Caro in Vienna, sent to Baghdad, where the first vaccinations of the East Indies were given.This copy on extra fine paper is printed in a beautiful typography with some finely engraved medallions on title by Bordigna, engraved medallion portrait of Dr. Sacco by G. Benaglia and 4 very detailed engravings depicting the smallpox and cowpox as they appear on both animals as on humans. Due to the beautifully hand-colouring of the illustrations, they give a very lifelike picture of this life-threatening disease of the 18th and 19th century. The frontispiece portrait of Edward Jenner by John Raphael Smith depicting Jenner in three-quarter length, nearly full-face, standing against a tree with right arm on branch in background, a view of Berkeley with cows and a milkmaid, is engraved by P. Anderloni.Heirs of Hippocrates No. 1245 Waller 8375 DSB, 12, p. 57 Whitcomb, Immunology to 1800, 3406

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        Voyage pittoresque de Constantinople et des rives du Bosphore.

      Paris Strasbourg and London Treuttel et Würtz -19 1809 - First edition. The plate volume (text not present), large folio (65 x 50 cm). Engraved title, 3 double-page maps and 48 double-page etched plates after Melling by Schroeder, Bertaux, Le Rouge, Pillement, Desaux, Dessaulx, Desmaisons, Duparc, Dequevauviller, Née, and others, some before numbers; first map slightly soiled at margins, with 15cm. tear through engraved area and smaller tear at bottom margin, plate 37 with 15.5cm. tear through bottom margin, some shorter tears to folds, some plates a little spotted. Near contemporary full green straight-grained morocco by Fairbairn and Armstrong, panelled in gilt and blind, spine richly gilt, raised bands, large turn-ins decorated in gilt and blind, all edges gilt; a little rubbed at extremities. A finely bound example of the first edition of the grandest book of engraved views of Constantinople. "One of the finest topographical illustrated books ever produced" (Koç). Antoine Ignace Melling, who was born at Karlsruhe in 1763 and died in Paris in 1831, studied painting and architecture. At the age of nineteen years he went to the Levant via the Archipelago, staying at Constantinople for several years. There he was introduced to the Sultan's sister by the Danish ambassador. She wished to renovate her palace at Ortakeui, and in 1795 Melling was appointed as architect. Melling was given the freedom of Selim III's palaces, including the Harem, and he produced several drawings of these properties. After completing a number of building projects for Selim, Melling returned to Paris in about 1803, where, in 1804 he issued a prospectus for the Voyage pittoresque. Publication eventually began in 1809, issuing over a number of years thirteen livraisons, being completed by 1819. The outstanding success of the exhibitions of the paintings on which the Voyage pittoresque was based earned Melling the title of painter to the Empress Josephine. Atabey 798-799; Blackmer 1105; Brunet III, 1591; Lipperheide LB 41; Koç, Constantinople I 214; Weber 77. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Elaine, van Alfred Tennyson, metrisch vertaald door J.H.F. le Comte, met illustratiën van Gustave Doré. Rotterdam, Nijgh & van Ditmar, 1887.

      Red linen hardcover with stamped decoration and title in gold and black. The Celtic decoration is repeated on the back in blind-stamped form. Gilded on all edges. The spine is discoloured and the front board shows a water stain on top. The contents are lightly foxed an the top of the first few pages show some staining due to water damage. 30,5 x 42 cm, [8] 1-85 pp. With nine full-page engravings after illustrations of Gustave Doré, all protected by tissue guard. Elaine is part of a cycle of twelve narrative poems, called Idylls of the King by the British poet Alfred Tennyson ( 1809-1892). The stories are part of the Legend of King Arthur. In this story Elaine of Astolat, also known as 'The Lady of Shalott', falls deeply in love with Sir Lancelot, Arthur's most famous knight. when she finds out that the love is not mutual, she dies of heartbreak. This tragic love story is illustrated beautifully by Doré. B2356

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        Recherches sur le système nerveux en général et sur celui du cerveau en particulier; mémoire présenté à l'Institut de France, le 14 mars 1808.

      - Paris: F. Schoell; H. Nicolle, 1809, 4°, (4), VII, (1), 277, (1) pp., 1 von J.G. Prêtre gezeichnete und von Bouquet gestochene Tafel, Halblederband d.Zt.; minimal fleckiges feines Expl. First Edition! Franz Joseph Gall (1758-1828) and Johann Caspar Spurzheim's (1776-1832) first joint publication was this memoir on the anatomy of the brain and nervous system, which they submitted to a committee of the Institut de France (chaired by psychiatrist Philippe Pinel) in 1808. In 1810 the Recherches was republished as part of the first volume of Gall and Spurzheim's Anatomie et physiologie du système nerveux (1810-12), the work that introduced the theory of localization of cerebral function. "Beginning in 1800, with the assistance of Spurzheim, Gall made a number of important neuro-anatomical discoveries . . . The unifying theme in his neuroanatomical work was the conception of the nervous system as a hierarchically ordered series of separate by interrelated ganglia designed on a unified plan. Higher structures developed from lower ones, receiving reinforcement from other nerve pathways along the way. . . [Gall] also discovered the origins of the first eight cranial nerves and traced the fibers of the medulla oblongata to the basal ganglia. In the cerebellum he described the systems of fibers now known as projection and commissural. In the cerebral cortex he finally established the contralateral decussation of the pyramids and drew attention to the detailed anatomy of the convolutions. Gall and Spurzheim's investigations gave considerable impetus to the study of neuroanatomy, and both their findings and their general conceptions proved very important when they were later integrated with an evolutionary view of the nervous system and with the neuron theory" (Dictionary of Scientific Biography). McHenry, in Garrison's History of Neurology, notes that "Gall and Spurzheim established the fact that the white matter of the brain consists of nerve fibers and that the gray matter of the cerebral cortex represents the organs of mental activity. They were the first to demonstrate that the trigeminal nerve was not merely attached to the pons, but that it sent its root fibers as far down as the inferior olive in the medulla." Here they introduced in print the idea of the cerebrum as a collection of organs with different psychological functions, and focused the attention on the functions of the cerebral cortex. Broca regarded Gall's work on phrenology as "the starting point for every discovery in cerebral physiology in our century". The phrenological doctrine, with its suggestion of localization of the functions of the brain, gave a great impetus to the neurological sciences." The first publication of importance is the mémoire presented by Gall and Spurzheim as candidates for election to the Institute de France: Recherches. 1809 (the item offered). The mémoire was presented on March 14, 1808, and a committee of five, including Pinel, with Cuvier as chairman, was appointed to examine the researches and the doctrine. Whether Napoleon actually interfered is nor certain, although it is plain that he was opposed to the doctrine. Cuvier's long negative report of fifty-two pages is cautious and conservative, and shows that his commitee realized that it was dealing with a difficult and controversial matter." Edwin G. Boring Normann No. 861; Waller 3400; Wellocme III, 1784. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyages and Travels to India Ceylon the Red Sea Abyssinia and Egypt in the years 1802 1806

      First edition. Large and thick paper copy. 3 vols. 8 folding engraved maps, 61 engraved plates. 4to. Contemporary green straight grained morocco, full gilt spines with double raised bands, covers extensively decorated in gilt and blind, silk endpapers with blind decorative borders, gilt and gauffered edges. London, Printed for William Miller,

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        Die Wahlverwandtschaften. Ein Roman.

      2 Tle. in 1 Bd. 16 x 10 cm. 1 Bl., 306 S., 340 S. HLdr. mit Rtit. des 19. Jahrhunderts. WG 83. - Erste Ausgabe. - Ebd. leicht berieben. Titel gestempelt, gering fleckig. Exlibris von Ernst Magnus. - Hübscher Einband aus der Privatbibliothek von Magnus mit dessen Monogramm am Rücken und dem Verlagsort "Tübingen 1809". Literatur

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

      Tübingen, in der J.G. Cotta`schen Buchhandlung 1809. 8°. XII, 132 S., brauner marmorierter Pappband d.Zt., umlaufender Rotschnitt, flieg. Vorsatzbl. mit altem Namenseintrag, Rücken berieben. Innen sauber u. wenig gebräunt. \"Erste Ausgabe. Berend 23; Goedeke V,465,26.\" Versand D: 15,00 EUR Literatur

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        Recherches sur le système nerveux en général et sur celui du cerveau en particulier mémoire présenté à l'Institut de France, le 14 mars 1808.

      Paris: F. Schoell H. Nicolle, 1809, 4, (4), VII, (1), 277, (1) pp., 1 von J.G. Prêtre gezeichnete und von Bouquet gestochene Tafel, Halblederband d.Zt. minimal fleckiges feines Expl. First Edition!Franz Joseph Gall (1758-1828) and Johann Caspar Spurzheim's (1776-1832) first joint publication was this memoir on the anatomy of the brain and nervous system, which they submitted to a committee of the Institut de France (chaired by psychiatrist Philippe Pinel) in 1808. In 1810 the Recherches was republished as part of the first volume of Gall and Spurzheim's Anatomie et physiologie du système nerveux (1810-12), the work that introduced the theory of localization of cerebral function."Beginning in 1800, with the assistance of Spurzheim, Gall made a number of important neuro-anatomical discoveries . . . The unifying theme in his neuroanatomical work was the conception of the nervous system as a hierarchically ordered series of separate by interrelated ganglia designed on a unified plan. Higher structures developed from lower ones, receiving reinforcement from other nerve pathways along the way. . . [Gall] also discovered the origins of the first eight cranial nerves and traced the fibers of the medulla oblongata to the basal ganglia. In the cerebellum he described the systems of fibers now known as projection and commissural. In the cerebral cortex he finally established the contralateral decussation of the pyramids and drew attention to the detailed anatomy of the convolutions. Gall and Spurzheim's investigations gave considerable impetus to the study of neuroanatomy, and both their findings and their general conceptions proved very important when they were later integrated with an evolutionary view of the nervous system and with the neuron theory" (Dictionary of Scientific Biography). McHenry, in Garrison's History of Neurology, notes that "Gall and Spurzheim established the fact that the white matter of the brain consists of nerve fibers and that the gray matter of the cerebral cortex represents the organs of mental activity. They were the first to demonstrate that the trigeminal nerve was not merely attached to the pons, but that it sent its root fibers as far down as the inferior olive in the medulla."Here they introduced in print the idea of the cerebrum as a collection of organs with different psychological functions, and focused the attention on the functions of the cerebral cortex. Broca regarded Gall's work on phrenology as "the starting point for every discovery in cerebral physiology in our century". The phrenological doctrine, with its suggestion of localization of the functions of the brain, gave a great impetus to the neurological sciences." The first publication of importance is the mémoire presented by Gall and Spurzheim as candidates for election to the Institute de France: Recherches.... 1809 (the item offered). The mémoire was presented on March 14, 1808, and a committee of five, including Pinel, with Cuvier as chairman, was appointed to examine the researches and the doctrine. Whether Napoleon actually interfered is nor certain, although it is plain that he was opposed to the doctrine. Cuvier's long negative report of fifty-two pages is cautious and conservative, and shows that his commitee realized that it was dealing with a difficult and controversial matter." Edwin G. BoringNormann No. 861 Waller 3400 Wellocme III, 1784.

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        Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von. Die Wahlverwandtschaften. Ein Roman.

      Tübingen, Cotta 1809 - 2 Tle. in 1 Bd. 16 x 10 cm. 1 Bl., 306 S., 340 S. HLdr. mit Rtit. des 19. Jahrhunderts. WG 83. - Erste Ausgabe. - Ebd. leicht berieben. Titel gestempelt, gering fleckig. Exlibris von Ernst Magnus. - Hübscher Einband aus der Privatbibliothek von Magnus mit dessen Monogramm am Rücken und dem Verlagsort "Tübingen 1809". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Wahlverwandtschaften. Ein Roman.

      Tübingen, Cotta, 1809. 2 Tle. in 1 Bd. 16 x 10 cm. 1 Bl., 306 S., 340 S. HLdr. mit Rtit. des 19. Jahrhunderts. WG 83. - Erste Ausgabe. - Ebd. leicht berieben. Titel gestempelt, gering fleckig. Exlibris von Ernst Magnus. - Hübscher Einband aus der Privatbibliothek von Magnus mit dessen Monogramm am Rücken und dem Verlagsort \"Tübingen 1809\". Versand D: 6,00 EUR Literatur

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        De l'exécution dramatique considérée dans ses rapports avec le matériel de la salle et de la scène

      Paris, F. Schoell, 1809, , XXII-[2]-297-[1] pp. (avec erreur de pagination entre 210 et 223), 3 pl. dépl, demi-basane, dos lisse factice, Ouvrage fort peu courant la mise en scène au théâtre. Les planches donnent des plans de théâtres antiques classiques, la coupe de l'élévation de la structure scénique de l'opéra de Paris et le plan d'un théâtre idéal. Le colonel Grobert (1757-181?) fut tout à la fois militaire, homme de lettres et inventeur. Son ouvrage sur la scénographie réunit son intérêt pour le théâtre en soit (il est notamment l'auteur d'une pièce sur la Bataille des Pyramides) et ses dispositions en mécanique - un chapitre entier est consacré au machines qui permettent la mobilité des décors. Tous les aspects de la mise en scène, du point de vue de l'ingénierie théâtrale, des décors, des costumes, de l'éclairage, du chauffage de la salle, etc. sont ici considérés avec attention. Quelques surcharges au crayon. Quérard III, p. 484.

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        Untersuchungen über die Anatomie des Nervensystems überhaupt, und des Gehirns insbesondere. Ein dem Franzoesischen Institute überreichtes Mèmoire von Gall und Spurzheim.

      Paris und Strasburg, bey Treuttel und Würz, 1809, 8, X, (2), 467, (1), 1 gefalt. Kupfertafel, Kalbsledereinband der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung aus der Bibliothek von Friedrich VI, König von Dänemark und Norwegen St.a.Tit. feines Expl. Erste Ausgabe, gleichzeitig mit der französischen Ausgabe "Recherches sur le systeme nerveux en general, et sur celui du cerveau in particulier" erschienen!"Wir machen bey dieser Gelegenheit bekannt, dass wir die Anatomie und Physiologie des Gehirns, heftweise, teutsch, und französisch herauszugeben entschlossen sind." Die Verfasser (Gall & Spurzheim)Franz Joseph Gall (1758-1828) and Johann Caspar Spurzheim's (1776-1832) first joint publication was this memoir on the anatomy of the brain and nervous system, which they submitted to a committee of the Institut de France (chaired by psychiatrist Philippe Pinel) in 1808. In 1810 the Recherches was republished as part of the first volume of Gall and Spurzheim's Anatomie et physiologie du système nerveux (1810-12), the work that introduced the theory of localization of cerebral function."Beginning in 1800, with the assistance of Spurzheim, Gall made a number of important neuro-anatomical discoveries . . . The unifying theme in his neuroanatomical work was the conception of the nervous system as a hierarchically ordered series of separate by interrelated ganglia designed on a unified plan. Higher structures developed from lower ones, receiving reinforcement from other nerve pathways along the way. . . [Gall] also discovered the origins of the first eight cranial nerves and traced the fibers of the medulla oblongata to the basal ganglia. In the cerebellum he described the systems of fibers now known as projection and commissural. In the cerebral cortex he finally established the contralateral decussation of the pyramids and drew attention to the detailed anatomy of the convolutions. Gall and Spurzheim's investigations gave considerable impetus to the study of neuroanatomy, and both their findings and their general conceptions proved very important when they were later integrated with an evolutionary view of the nervous system and with the neuron theory" (Dictionary of Scientific Biography). McHenry, in Garrison's History of Neurology, notes that "Gall and Spurzheim established the fact that the white matter of the brain consists of nerve fibers and that the gray matter of the cerebral cortex represents the organs of mental activity. They were the first to demonstrate that the trigeminal nerve was not merely attached to the pons, but that it sent its root fibers as far down as the inferior olive in the medulla."Here they introduced in print the idea of the cerebrum as a collection of organs with different psychological functions, and focused the attention on the functions of the cerebral cortex. Broca regarded Gall's work on phrenology as "the starting point for every discovery in cerebral physiology in our century". The phrenological doctrine, with its suggestion of localization of the functions of the brain, gave a great impetus to the neurological sciences." The first publication of importance is the mémoire presented by Gall and Spurzheim as candidates for election to the Institute de France: Recherches.... 1809 (the item offered). The mémoire was presented on March 14, 1808, and a committee of five, including Pinel, with Cuvier as chairman, was appointed to examine the researches and the doctrine. Whether Napoleon actually interfered is nor certain, although it is plain that he was opposed to the doctrine. Cuvier's long negative report of fifty-two pages is cautious and conservative, and shows that his commitee realized that it was dealing with a difficult and controversial matter." Edwin G. Boring

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        ADDRESS TO THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES, ON THE MEASURES PURSUED BY THE EXECUTIVE WITH RESPECT TO THE BATTURE AT NEW-ORLEANS: TO WHICH ARE ANNEXED... A NUMBER OF OTHER DOCUMENTS NECESSARY TO A FULL UNDERSTANDING OF THIS INTERSTING CASE. [bound with:] A REVIEW OF THE CAUSE OF THE NEW ORLEANS BATTURE.... [bound with:] ADRESSE AU CONSEIL LEGISLATIF DU TERRITOIRE D'ORLEANS

      New Orleans; Philadelphia: Bradford & Anderson; Jane Aitken, 1809. Various paginations. With two loose autographed engraved portraits. Three-quarter calf and marbled boards, spine gilt ruled, original leather label. Contemporary ownership inscriptions on front pastedown and titlepages and slightly later ownership marks on front free endpaper. Contemporary manuscript table of contents on blank verso facing titlepage. Light dampstaining to initial leaves, light tanning throughout, heavier at rear. Very good. The New Orleans batture case was one of the bitter controversies of Jefferson's presidency and beyond. Edward Livingston, a prominent New Orleans attorney, claimed ownership of a strip of beach (the batture) at New Orleans which had long been used as a common boat landing. Jefferson took up the case of the city of New Orleans, asserting government ownership up to the high water mark, and had a federal marshal forcibly dispossess Livingston. This resulted in a celebrated case of the use of federal power which continued to be bitterly argued, so much so that Jefferson felt constrained, four years after leaving the presidency, to compose his legal reasoning in a pamphlet, one of only three full-scale works published under his name in his lifetime. It also brought about one of the few civil suits ever allowed against a sitting President. The case set an important precedent in the interaction of federal and state power, as well as having important local ramifications. The first imprint in this sammelband draws together six documents that represent an overview of the case from the point of view of Livingston, and his lawyer in the matter, Peter Du Ponceau. These consist of Livingston's presentation of his argument, correspondence between Livingston and other interested parties, a copy of the complaint by the previous owner, Jean Gravier, which began the controversy, and several opinions and reports on the case, including that of Du Ponceau. It also contains a review of the case written by Du Ponceau and printed in Philadelphia by Jane Aitken in 1809, as well as the first of five publications concerning the issue by Julien Poydras in favor of public use of the land. This volume was owned and inscribed by longtime Virginia statesman and conservative Democratic-Republican, John Randolph, who served several terms in both houses of the U.S. Congress during the first three decades of the 19th century. Randolph was a member of the famed Virginia family, and an important figure in American politics at the time of the controvesy. He was often allied with Jefferson, to whom he had both political and family ties, and was a bitter opponent of Livingston, of whom he said "He is a man of splendid abilities but utterly corrupt. He shines and stinks, like rotten mackerel by moonlight." A fascinating collection of imprints regarding an important legal dispute in the Louisiana Territory with far-reaching consequences. JUMONVILLE 159, 175. McMURTRIE (NEW ORLEANS) 120. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 15442, 15990, 17410.

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        Untersuchungen über die Anatomie des Nervensystems überhaupt, und des Gehirns insbesondere. Ein dem Franzoesischen Institute überreichtes Mèmoire von Gall und Spurzheim.

      - Paris und Strasburg, bey Treuttel und Würz, 1809, 8°, X, (2), 467, (1), 1 gefalt. Kupfertafel, Kalbsledereinband der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung aus der Bibliothek von Friedrich VI, König von Dänemark und Norwegen; St.a.Tit.; feines Expl. Erste Ausgabe, gleichzeitig mit der französischen Ausgabe "Recherches sur le systeme nerveux en general, et sur celui du cerveau in particulier" erschienen! "Wir machen bey dieser Gelegenheit bekannt, dass wir die Anatomie und Physiologie des Gehirns, heftweise, teutsch, und französisch herauszugeben entschlossen sind." Die Verfasser (Gall & Spurzheim) Franz Joseph Gall (1758-1828) and Johann Caspar Spurzheim's (1776-1832) first joint publication was this memoir on the anatomy of the brain and nervous system, which they submitted to a committee of the Institut de France (chaired by psychiatrist Philippe Pinel) in 1808. In 1810 the Recherches was republished as part of the first volume of Gall and Spurzheim's Anatomie et physiologie du système nerveux (1810-12), the work that introduced the theory of localization of cerebral function. "Beginning in 1800, with the assistance of Spurzheim, Gall made a number of important neuro-anatomical discoveries . . . The unifying theme in his neuroanatomical work was the conception of the nervous system as a hierarchically ordered series of separate by interrelated ganglia designed on a unified plan. Higher structures developed from lower ones, receiving reinforcement from other nerve pathways along the way. . . [Gall] also discovered the origins of the first eight cranial nerves and traced the fibers of the medulla oblongata to the basal ganglia. In the cerebellum he described the systems of fibers now known as projection and commissural. In the cerebral cortex he finally established the contralateral decussation of the pyramids and drew attention to the detailed anatomy of the convolutions. Gall and Spurzheim's investigations gave considerable impetus to the study of neuroanatomy, and both their findings and their general conceptions proved very important when they were later integrated with an evolutionary view of the nervous system and with the neuron theory" (Dictionary of Scientific Biography). McHenry, in Garrison's History of Neurology, notes that "Gall and Spurzheim established the fact that the white matter of the brain consists of nerve fibers and that the gray matter of the cerebral cortex represents the organs of mental activity. They were the first to demonstrate that the trigeminal nerve was not merely attached to the pons, but that it sent its root fibers as far down as the inferior olive in the medulla." Here they introduced in print the idea of the cerebrum as a collection of organs with different psychological functions, and focused the attention on the functions of the cerebral cortex. Broca regarded Gall's work on phrenology as "the starting point for every discovery in cerebral physiology in our century". The phrenological doctrine, with its suggestion of localization of the functions of the brain, gave a great impetus to the neurological sciences." The first publication of importance is the mémoire presented by Gall and Spurzheim as candidates for election to the Institute de France: Recherches. 1809 (the item offered). The mémoire was presented on March 14, 1808, and a committee of five, including Pinel, with Cuvier as chairman, was appointed to examine the researches and the doctrine. Whether Napoleon actually interfered is nor certain, although it is plain that he was opposed to the doctrine. Cuvier's long negative report of fifty-two pages is cautious and conservative, and shows that his commitee realized that it was dealing with a difficult and controversial matter." Edwin G. Boring [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        TROMPENBURG, 'S GRAVELAND, LINNENSCHMIDT VAN LOFFELT, SCHMEDDING--- Plaintes et reveries. Groot 4° boek in linnen band, door E.F.H.L. v. L. [= Eleonore Ferdinanda Halewijn-Linnenschmidt van Loffelt], gedrukt, 56 pag., [1883].

      Geillustreerd met 5 ingeplakte originele foto's (ca. 12x20 cm.): 2x Trompenburg, oprijlaan Trompenburg, kerk van 's Graveland, begraafplaats 's Graveland. Gedicht in het , 523, , n.a.v. het overlijden van haar moeder. Opdracht aan haar echtgenoot E.A. Halewijn. Deze moeder, Anna Maria Schmedding (1809-1882) was eerst weduwe van mr. J.M. Linnenschmidt van Loffelt (1808-1847, advocaat te Soerabaja) en daarna van Hendrik Rapmund (1801-1864). Zij huurde van 1877 tot 1883 huize Trompenburg van eigenares Catharina C.J. van Bommel van Beukenburg. Het gedicht over haar moeder heeft een opdracht d.d. Cannstatt 1883. Het boek is zeer zeldzaam. Niet in NCC-online en niet in Worldcat. Druk: Van Asperen van der Velde freres te Haarlem.M12988

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        A manual of maritime law. consisting of a treatise on ships and freight and a treatise on insurance. Translated from the Latin of Roccus. With notes by Joseph Reed Ingersoll.

      Philadelphia: published by Hopkins and Earle 1809 - 8vo., 156 + (8)pp., including the half-title, with some paper discolouration and old waterstaining particularly in the latter part of the book, contemporary half calf, neatly rebacked and lettered, with early ownership signatures of J. Finnegan and John J. Van Allan> on upper cover, and with J.J. Van Allan's signature at head of title. A complete and generally pretty good copy. First edition in English. A notable contribution to the subject by the 17th century Italian lawyer Francesco Rocco (1605-1676), here translated by Joseph Reed Ingersoll (1786-1868), the Philadelphia lawyer and Congressman, and published in English for the first time. Although first published in Latin as early as 1655, it was still highly regarded in the early 19th century. 'This manual is very highly esteemed by commercial lawyers in all countries, for its compressed, methodical, and accurate learning, and is a book of high authority'. [Marvin 616]. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A dictionary of the English language; in which the words are deduced from their originals É abstracted from the folio edition É the twelfth edition, corrected and revised; with considerable additions

      printed for Mundel, Doig, and Stevenson [et al.], Montrose 1809 - 8vo, pp. [28] plus unpaginated lexicon in double column; 20th-century quarter tan calf, black morocco label on spine; generally a very good, sound copy of an uncommon edition. Second state of the title-page, with a semi-colon, not a period after the word "revised." Fleeman 56.1DA/26b.

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        Voyages and Travels to India, Ceylon, the Red Sea, Abyssinia, and Egypt, in the years 1802 [-] 1806.

      1809 - First edition. Large and thick paper copy. 3 vols. 8 folding engraved maps, 61 engraved plates. 4to. Contemporary green straight grained morocco, full gilt spines with double raised bands, covers extensively decorated in gilt and blind, silk endpapers with blind decorative borders, gilt and gauffered edges. London, Printed for William Miller, George Annesley, 2nd Earl Mountnorris and 9th Viscount Valentia,was an aristocrat and adventurer, and member of parliament for Yarmouth between 1808-1810. In 1802 he embarked upon a voyage to India via the Cape Colony, in the East India Company shipMinerva(which had previously been employed transporting convicts from Ireland to Australia). He took with him as his secretary and draftsman Henry Salt, who went on to become a noted Egyptologist in his own right, making extensive sales and donations of artefacts to the British Museum. The expedition took them through India, Ceylon, Abyssinia and Egypt and Annesley utilised the paintings and drawings made by Salt as the basis for the illustrations in this three volume narrative of the expedition. This copy in an exceptionally handsome binding. Provenance: Marquis of Bute, sale Christie's, 15 March 1995, thereafter Brooke-Hitching. Abbey, Travel 515 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Academy for Grown Horsemen - with the Annals of Horsemanship

      Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe, London 1809 - One 5cm and one 10cm chip to top and bottom of spine. ; Hand written note laid in (initials, W. W. ) states: Academy for Grown Horsemen - twenty nine plates designed by Bunbury and etched by Rowlandson (as called for in the Directions to the Binder) . . . The twelve plates illustrating An Academy for Grown Horsemen are signed, H. Bunbury del - Rowlandson scul and are dated June 11 -1808. The plates illustrating the Annals of Horsemanship, except the first & fourth, are signed H. Bunbury del - Rowlandson - scul. And have Teggs [? ] -, dated May 4, 1808. These two works which are paged continuously, first appeared with Bunbury's illustrations in 1787 & 1791. These are the scarce plates as used in the Duodecimo (and first) edition, published in 1808. Smooth brown leather with gilt borders, and raised bands with gilt floral compartments; and gilt lettering and floral corners and borders over ruby red leather of that compartment. Inside covers have gilt floral dentrilles. Forest green endpapers. T. E. G. Pencilled note identifies Binder as Riviere. ; Hand-painted; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A HISTORY OF NEW YORK, FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE WORLD TO THE END OF THE DUTCH DYNASTY...BY DIEDRICH KNICKERBOCKER

      New York [&c]: Published by Inskeep & Bradford [et al.], 1809. xxiii,268;[2],258pp., plus folding engraved frontispiece. Two volumes. Contemporary tree calf, gilt morocco labels, with modern red cloth wrappers. Neatly rebacked, with original spines laid down. Bookplates on front pastedowns, contemporary ownership inscriptions on front pastedown of volume one and titlepage of volume two. Moderate foxing and tanning. Good plus. In a red cloth slip case. First edition of Irving's first independent literary work, published in an edition reported to have consisted of only 2000 copies. Irving initially undertook to write this work as a satire of Mitchell's pretentious A PICTURE OF NEW YORK, but upon completion, he had accomplished nothing less than the "first original non-scholarly American book" (GROLIER AMERICAN HUNDRED), far more a comic history than any semblance of a literal history. The frontispiece is a folding panorama of "New Amsterdam (Now New- York). GROLIER AMERICAN 100, 28. BAL 10098. LANGFELD & BLACKBURN, pp.11-12.

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        An Account of the British Settlement of Honduras;

      London: C. and R. Baldwin,, 1809. being a Brief View of its Commercial and Agricultural Resources, Soil, Climate, Natural History, &c. To which are added Sketches of the Manners and Customs of the Mosquito Indians, preceded by the Journal of a Voyage to the Mosquito Shore. Octavo (196 × 120 mm). Uncut in original boards recently rebacked in tan calf, title to spine gilt. Folding engraved frontispiece map. Boards a little rubbed, light browning, but overall a very good copy. First edition. An extensive record kept by Captain George Henderson (1783–1855) whilst stationed in Honduras with his regiment in 1806. This work offers an extensive insight into the flora and fauna of the region, most often discussed, as was common in travel accounts of at the time, in terms of their uses as food stuffs; for example the "manati", whose flesh was "particularly admired", and the "gregarious" tapir, which was "exceedingly course and rank" to eat. Henderson also reports on slavery in the region, describing the slaves' rations as firmly fixed "by custom" at "Irish salt pork, to each negro 5 lb per week. Of flour, always the finest, 1 lb per day each. Of rum, supposing a gill to each slave per day for 260 working days. Sugar, 12 lb per year. Two suits of osnaburgs (fatigue), one pair coarse shoes, tobacco and pipes". Wilk notes that Henderson did not recognise local root and vegetable gardens as farms "which in their minds raised European crops in neat rows on squared plots", leading to him to complain about the lack of agriculture in the region whilst noting that, "every settlement at Honduras has its plantain-walk; and many of these comprehend an extent of, at least, an hundred acres".

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        Eigenh. Widmung mit U.

      Jena, 7. X. 1809. - 1 S. Qu.-8vo. "Wer nichts wagt | Der darf nichts hoffen. - | aus Wallensteins Lager".

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        MÜNCHEN. "Gegend bey München". Blick von der heutigen Kapuzinerstraße nach Norden über den großen Stadtbach, im Hintergrund die Frauentürme.

      - Lithographie von Simon Warnberger, 1809, 30 x 38 cm. Nicht bei Proebst; Winkler 903, 27; Slg. Maillinger Bd. I, Nr. 1761: im Vordergrund der Freyberggarten, ehe man nach Thalkirchen kommt. - Mit breitem Rand und in tadelloser Erhaltung.

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        Document Signed ("Th Jefferson") as President, being a grant to William Sloan of Hamilton County, Ohio, for land between the "Great Miami river and the Virginia reservation"

      Washington, D.C., 1809. Countersigned by JAMES MADISON as Secretary of State, docketed on verso. 1 page. Oblong folio. On vellum, partially printed and completed in manuscript, with paper wafer seal. Ink of manuscript faded, some spotting (heavier to verso), folding creases. Countersigned by JAMES MADISON as Secretary of State, docketed on verso. 1 page. Oblong folio.

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        An Account of the British Settlement of Honduras; being a Brief View of its Commercial and Agricultural Resources, Soil, Climate, Natural History, &c. To which are added Sketches of the Manners and Customs of the Mosquito Indians, preceded by the Journal of a Voyage to the Mosquito Shore.

      London: C. and R. Baldwin, 1809 - Octavo (196 × 120 mm). Uncut in original boards recently rebacked in tan calf, title to spine gilt. Boards a little rubbed, light browning, but overall a very good copy. Folding engraved frontispiece map. First edition. An extensive record kept by Captain George Henderson (1783–1855) whilst stationed in Honduras with his regiment in 1806. This work offers an extensive insight into the flora and fauna of the region, most often discussed, as was common in travel accounts of at the time, in terms of their uses as food stuffs; for example the "manati", whose flesh was "particularly admired", and the "gregarious" tapir, which was "exceedingly course and rank" to eat. Henderson also reports on slavery in the region, describing the slaves' rations as firmly fixed "by custom" at "Irish salt pork, to each negro 5 lb per week. Of flour, always the finest, 1 lb per day each. Of rum, supposing a gill to each slave per day for 260 working days. Sugar, 12 lb per year. Two suits of osnaburgs (fatigue), one pair coarse shoes, tobacco and pipes". Wilk notes that Henderson did not recognise local root and vegetable gardens as farms "which in their minds raised European crops in neat rows on squared plots", leading to him to complain about the lack of agriculture in the region whilst noting that, "every settlement at Honduras has its plantain-walk; and many of these comprehend an extent of, at least, an hundred acres". Sabin 31308; Richard Wilk, Home Cooking in the Global Village. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Versuch einer practischen Darstellung des Deich- und Faschinenbaues an der Oberelbe im Lüneburgischen (1. Teil – alles erschienene).

      Göttingen, auf Kosten des Verfassers, 1809. - 1. Theil: Welcher die Deichbaukunst enthält. Mit Rücksicht auf die im Monate März 1805. im Amte Dannenberg vorgekommenen Deichbrüche, und Ueberschwemmungen. Mit 2 gefalteten Kupfertafeln, 1 gefaltenen Karte, XXII, 217 Seiten, Pappband der Zeit mit rotem Rückenschild, 21,5 x 17,5 cm, Einband etwas angestaubt, die letzten 5 Blatt im weißen Rand etwas wasserrandig, sonst gut erhalten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Société anonyme des mines et fonderies de zinc de la Vieille Montagne[.] Album de 30 vues.Paris, (printed by Auguste Bry), 1850-1851. Oblong 1mo (55.5 x 38.5 cm). Tinted lithographed title-page and 30 tinted lithographed plates (55.5 x 38.5 cm, one slightly smaller: 35 x 50.5 cm), all in fine contemporary hand-colouring. Loose in modern clamshell box.

      WorldCat (only a catalogue entry, not listing any copies); no further copies in KVK; for Dony: Biographical Dictionary of the History of Technology, pp. 376-377; for Maugendre: Benezit VII, p. 273. Extremely rare first edition of an impressive series of lithographed views showing the zinc mines, foundries and factories in Belgium and Germany owned by the "Société Anonyme de Mines et Fonderies de Zinc de la Vieille Montagne". The series includes views of Moresnet, Welkenraedt, Rabotraedt, Angleur, Saint Léonard (Liège), Valentin-Cocq and Bray, all beautifully rendered by the French landscape painter Adolphe Maugendre (1809-1895).The series shows the complete process of producing zinc, from the zinc ore extraction to the stoking, pouring and refilling of the crucible, and finally the production of sheets of zinc in a rolling mill. It includes four detailed views of the Saint-Léonard plant (one, surprisingly, featuring a woman and two children). In the 20th century the Vieille Montagne society, together with a number of other mining and smelting companies, evolved into "Umicore", a global materials technology and recycling group still active today.Some light marginal spotting, the title-page more severely, title-page with a tiny tear, otherwise in very good condition. An important visual record of the history of the zinc industry.

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        Moral and Entertaining Fables Part 1; with Copper Plates for Amusement of Children.

      London: Darton and Harve, 1809. Paperback. Very Good. Printed for Darton and Harvey, Gracechurch Street , 1809. 48pp. Title page has a vignette of a boy and girl reading together with their pet dog, illustrated with 22 copper engravings. Bound in original card wrappers with the ex libris plate of Lawrence Darton on verso of front wrapper with the reference no. G668 (2).The wrappers are dusty from age, inside it is quite clea. The Darton Book states that it was first published in 1806 and the reference number is G668 in the Darton catalogue. A ‘Part 2' was published, both titles are rare.

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        DESCRIPTION DE L'EGYPTE. Achmouneyn (Hermopolis magna). Vue du portique prise du côté du sud. (ANTIQUITES, volume IV, planche 51)

      Original etching in plano extracted from the 'Imperial Edition' of the Description of Egypt or Series observations and research made in Egypt during the French expedition, published by order of His Majesty the Emperor Napoleon the Great. Conducted between 1802 and 1830, she was taken in 1000 copies available to institutions. Laid paper with watermark see-through ancient and modern Egypt, protected by winds. Romantic view of the ruins of the portico of the temple Achmouneyn, one of the most important cities of Middle Egypt under the Hermes (Egyptian Thoth) umbrella. This portico consisted of twelve columns is decorated with a typically Egyptian hieroglyphics decorating with the abacus and on the frieze of the cornice. All around the officers of Napoleon's army and an engineer starting his statement is seen: these characters give the scale of this monumental construction. In the distance range from desert areas where are buried the remains of the ancient city. Tiny marginal foxing not affecting at all the board, otherwise excellent freshness and preservation. The monumental first edition of the Description of Egypt in 13 volumes contained 892 colored plates of which 72, including 9 volumes involved antiquity. The other volumes dealt with the Natural History and modern Egypt as Napoleon Bonaparte had brought with him a commission of scholars from all disciplines so that, they said, in his description was stored the richest museum of universe. The work was written in part by Baron Dominique Vivant Denon before he became DG of Napoleon in the Louvre Museum. More than 80 artists and 400 writers were hired for this huge project. The dimensions of the exceptionally large boards necessitated the creation of a special press and a specific piece of furniture to keep them ...! --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Imprimerie Impériale Paris 1809-1829 70x51,5cm une feuille

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        Versuch einer practischen Darstellung des Deich- und Faschinenbaues an der Oberelbe im Lüneburgischen. Mit einer Vorrede (von J. A.) Eytelwein. Erster Theil, welcher die Deichbaukunst enthält (alles Erschienene).

      - Göttingen, Selbstverlag, 1809. 4to. XXXII, 217 S. Mit 3 Kupfertafeln. Pappband d. Zeit mit rotem Rückenschild, etwas berieben u. bestoßen. Erste Ausgabe. - Wasserbau, speziell Deichbaulehre, am Beispiel der Elbe-Deichbrüche im Amt Dannenberg 1805. In der Vorrede von Johann Albert Eytelwein - Autorität ersten Ranges auf dem Gebiet der Flußregulierung (NDB IV, 714) - wegen des großen praktischen Nutzens gelobt. Behandelt verschiedene Deichtypen und -profile, Erden, Werkzeuge, Verkabelung, Baukosten, Deichschutz usw. Neben Arbeitsgeräten, Quer- und Längenprofilen zeigen die mehrfach gefalteten Kupfer einen Plan des Landsatzer Werders sowie eine hübsche Elblaufkarte der Marsch im Wendland (Amt Dannenberg bis Dömitz). - Engelmann, Bibl. mech.-tech. 55 (Ausgabe 1828, EA "1810"). - Gleichmäßig leicht gebräunt, Titel mit kleinem alten Stempel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DESCRIPTION DE L'EGYPTE. Fayoum et environs. Vues de deux pyramides en briques à l'est du Fayoum, pyramide de Meydouneh, pyramide d'El Metanyeh, pyramides de Saqqarah. (ANTIQUITES, volume IV, planche 72)

      Original etching in plano extracted from the 'Imperial Edition' of the Description of Egypt or Series observations and research made in Egypt during the French expedition, published by order of His Majesty the Emperor Napoleon the Great. Conducted between 1802 and 1830, she was taken in 1000 copies available to institutions. Laid paper with watermark see-through ancient and modern Egypt, protected by winds. Views of several pyramids rising in the area of Fayoum, west of the Nile. The first mud brick planted in the desert north of the canal of Joseph. The second is also brick, east of the village of El Lahun. The third stood near the Nile Meydouneh on a truncated pyramidal base whose top seems unfinished. The fourth is one of the largest pyramids of Saqqara, consisting of a kind of capstone on a pedestal. Finally, the last views show the pyramids of Saqqara the south on the banks of the Nile. Perfect condition, almost without freckles marginal. The monumental first edition of the Description of Egypt in 13 volumes contained 892 colored plates of which 72, including 9 volumes involved antiquity. The other volumes dealt with the Natural History and modern Egypt as Napoleon Bonaparte had brought with him a commission of scholars from all disciplines so that, they said, in his description was stored the richest museum of universe. The work was written in part by Baron Dominique Vivant Denon before he became DG of Napoleon in the Louvre Museum. More than 80 artists and 400 writers were hired for this huge project. The dimensions of the exceptionally large boards necessitated the creation of a special press and a specific piece of furniture to keep them ...! --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Imprimerie Impériale Paris 1809-1829 70x51,5cm une feuille

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        DESCRIPTION DE L'EGYPTE. Antinoë. Vue du portique du théâtre. (ANTIQUITES, volume IV, planche 55)

      Original etching in plano extracted from the 'Imperial Edition' of the Description of Egypt or Series observations and research made in Egypt during the French expedition, published by order of His Majesty the Emperor Napoleon the Great. Conducted between 1802 and 1830, she was taken in 1000 copies available to institutions. Laid paper with watermark see-through ancient and modern Egypt, protected by winds. Wonderful romantic view of the ruins of the portico of the Roman Antinoë theater, a city founded by Emperor Hadrian in 132 AD. JC on the right bank of the Nile in Middle Egypt. One can see the officers of the French army examining the remains in the company of the local population. The theater was almost completely déparementé, it draws more than two full Corinthian pilasters and still wearing their capitals columns. Beyond that, we see the grove by the river Nile and the hills of ruins that are the preserve of Antinoë site. Tiny marginal foxing not affecting at all the board, otherwise excellent freshness and preservation. The monumental first edition of the Description of Egypt in 13 volumes contained 892 colored plates of which 72, including 9 volumes involved antiquity. The other volumes dealt with the Natural History and modern Egypt as Napoleon Bonaparte had brought with him a commission of scholars from all disciplines so that, they said, in his description was stored the richest museum of universe. The work was written in part by Baron Dominique Vivant Denon before he became DG of Napoleon in the Louvre Museum. More than 80 artists and 400 writers were hired for this huge project. The dimensions of the exceptionally large boards necessitated the creation of a special press and a specific piece of furniture to keep them ...! --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Imprimerie Impériale Paris 1809-1829 70x51,5cm une feuille

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        DESCRIPTION DE L'EGYPTE. Fayoum. Vues d'un temple égyptien situé vers l'extrémité occidentale du lac appelé Birket el Qeroun. (ANTIQUITES, volume IV, planche 69)

      Original etching in plano extracted from the 'Imperial Edition' of the Description of Egypt or Series observations and research made in Egypt during the French expedition, published by order of His Majesty the Emperor Napoleon the Great. Conducted between 1802 and 1830, she was taken in 1000 copies available to institutions. Laid paper with watermark see-through ancient and modern Egypt, protected by winds. Views of an Egyptian temple located on the western shore of Lake Birket el-Qeroun which is visible in the background and in the distance the Libyan chain. On the side of the column headed French engineers and their caravan. Downstairs original view of the front of the same temple observed nightly in his déparementé state, the stone from demolition lying on the ground all around. This is the top floor that has been degraded, exposing the foundations of his flat roof. Beyond the dunes of the surrounding desert can be seen. Perfect condition, almost without freckles marginal. The monumental first edition of the Description of Egypt in 13 volumes contained 892 colored plates of which 72, including 9 volumes involved antiquity. The other volumes dealt with the Natural History and modern Egypt as Napoleon Bonaparte had brought with him a commission of scholars from all disciplines so that, they said, in his description was stored the richest museum of universe. The work was written in part by Baron Dominique Vivant Denon before he became DG of Napoleon in the Louvre Museum. More than 80 artists and 400 writers were hired for this huge project. The dimensions of the exceptionally large boards necessitated the creation of a special press and a specific piece of furniture to keep them ...! --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Imprimerie Impériale Paris 1809-1829 70x51,5cm une feuille

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        Handboek voor de kennis van den scheepsbouw, voornamelijk met het oog op het Amerikaansche stelsel, naar de geschriften van John W. Griffiths en andere bronnen, ... Met eenen atlas van 60 [=69] platen. Amsterdam, Kraay brothers, 1861. 2 volumes. Large 4to ( 32 x 25 cm). With a chromolithographed view of the ship Nightingale as frontispiece, 2 folding tables, and 8 white on black lithographed illustrations and numerous tables in text. Further with 69 white on black lithographed plates (numbered I-LX) in the atlas volume, lithographed by Emrik & Binger, Haarlem. Contemporary half morocco, gold-tooled spine, chemical marbled sides, decorated endpapers.

      Bruzelius, p. 203; Cat. NHSM, p. 736; cf. Bruzelius, p. 171 (Griffiths's manual). First and only edition of an extensive and well-illustrated Dutch manual on shipbuilding, according to the title-page based on the works of the American naval architect John W. Griffiths (1809-1882) but actually for the most part directly translated from Griffiths's well-known Treatise on marine and naval architecture, or, theory and practice blended in ship building, first published in 1850. Also the black on white plates are copied, but of very high quality, making it an attractive Dutch translation.The plates volume foxed, but not visible in the images. Spines rubbed. Good copy.

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        Memoirs of the Hon. Thomas Jefferson, Secretary of State, Vice-President, and President of the United States of America; containing a concise history of those states, from the acknowledgment of their independence...

      Printed for the Purchasers: (New York), 1809. Title page continues: " With a view of the rise and progress of French influence and French principles in that country. In two volumes." Two volumes, octavo, 21.5 cm. Bound in contemporary calf, maroon titling pieces on spines. pp [2], iv, 404, [2]; [2], (4), 434, [4]. Spines a bit darkened; some rubbing to the sides; endpapers foxed; yellowing and occasional mild foxing in text; damp stain to lower inner margins of Vol. I from endpapers through p. iv; one-third of rear free endpaper of Vol. I torn away; inner hinges cracked; VG pair otherwise, text unworn, joints not cracked, tight in the bindings. "Federalist attack, not authentic memoirs"- No. 241, p. 32, in: Shuffleton, Frank. Thomas Jefferson : a comprehensive, annotated bibliography (1983). Shaw & Shoemaker, 17154. Sabin 11004. "Venomously critical; said to have been suppressed for fear of libel suits. " - Howes C164. Laid in is an old bookseller's catalogue description which states "A considerable edition was published, but the printers became alarmed in view of the stringency of the law of libel at the time, and took advice of a leading attorney, Mr. Samuel M. Hopkins, a young lawyer, in Auburn, N.Y. Mr. Hopkins informed them that ' he found, on an average, a libel on every page.' On this the memoir was suppressed and the edition destroyed, after a few copies only had been sold." Another old catalogue description states it was copyrighted by "Thomas Hall" and "in fact was never published." The work was written and published by author, editor, drama critic, and journalist Stephen Cullen Carpenter, an ardent federalist, who accused Jefferson of being too much under the influence of the French revolutionaries. Carpenter was a pro-English Irishman who fled from trouble with the British army in 1802 or 1803, settling in Charleston, SC, and in 1806 moving his periodical the Monthly Register, Magazine, and Review of the United States to New York. While it seems likely that the book was suppressed, it can't be true that only a few copies were sold before the edition was destroyed as it is not as rare all that today. Still, a better than average copy of a fairly scarce book, a publication worthy of Breibart News. Binding: Hardcover .

      [Bookseller: Steven Temple Books]
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