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        L`Étranger en Irlande, ou voyage dans les parties méridionales et occidentales de cette isle, dans l`année 1805. Traduit de l`anglais, par Mde. Keralio-Robert.

      Paris, Léopold Collin, 1809 - VIII (2), 413 S. / 2 Bll., 401 S., 6 gefalt. Radierungen Beide Bände sind sehr schön erhalten. - Die angegebenen Versandkosten gelten für Bücher bis 1000 Gramm. Bücher über 1000 Gramm kosten nach Deutschland EUR 5,30, nach EU-Ausland EUR 14.-, für andere Länder bitte nachfragen. - Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 550 8°. schöne Kalbslederbände der Zeit mit reichhaltiger RVergoldung, marm. Schnitt

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Galerie Joy]
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         Les élémens de géométrie traduits littéralement, et suivis d'un Traité du cercle, du cylindre, du cône et de la sphère ; de la mesure des surfaces et des solides, avec des notes ; seconde édition augmentée du 5e livre par F. Peyrard.

      Paris, chez F. Louis, 1809, in 8°, de XII-207 & 578pp., ill. de 9 planches se dépl., pl. basane racinée époque, dos lisse orné, plats frottés, tr. marbrées, bon exemplaire. Seconde édition augmentée de la célèbre traduction de référence de Peyrard. ¶ "F. Peyrard, mathématicien français, (1760/1822), traduisit les Oeuvres d'Archimède et les oeuvres d'Euclide (1814/1818) ; ces deux traductions sont regardées comme les meilleures et les plus complètes que l'on possède". (Hoefer)

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        Veduta della Basilica, e Piazza di S. Pietro in Vaticano

      Parigi 1809 - Ottimo esemplare. Prima edizione francese. Hind n. 3, V/VII; Focillon, 787. Acquaforte originale (cm. 54x40 più ampi margini bianchi). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Neueste General Karte des Erzherzogthums Österreich ob der Enns. Nach der verbesserten Bonnischen Projection den neuesten und zuverlässigsten Ortsbestimmungen und den ächtesten topographischen und geographischen Hülfsmitteln entworfen.

      Linz Kunst- und Insdustrie-Comptoir 1809 - Kupferstichkarte von 6 Platten von C. Schindelmayer nach E. von Greipel, Bildausschnitt je 33,5 x 53,5 cm, Blattgr. 37,5 x 58 cm. Döflinger, Österreichische Karten des frühen 19. Jahrhunderts, p. 741/2 "Bei dem Werk von Greipel handelt es sich um eine Reduktion der aus zwölf großen Blättern bestehenden Mappa von dem Land ob der Enns von 1787 (.). Von dieser sogenannten 'Ständischen Karte von Oberösterreich', die ihrerseits eine Reduktion der Josephinischen Landesaufnahme ist, hatte Joseph II. seinerzeit den oberennsichen Ständen 50 Exemplare überlassen. Später jedoch, vor allem nachdem von den französischen Truppen 1805 auf ihrem Zug durch Oberösterreich mehrere Stücke requiriert worden waren, gelangten einige Exemplare in den Handel, wobei Preise bis zu 900 Gulden (!) erzielt worden sein sollen. Nach einem der Exemplare ließ nun das Linzer Kunst- und Industrie-Comptoir von dem k.k. Offizier Eduard von Greipel (gestorben 1823) eine hinsichtlich der Wiedergabe des Geländes veränderte (Grundrißzeichnung statt perspektivischer Darstellung) Verkleinerung auf halb so großem Maßstab anfertigen und diese von Schindelmayer in Kupfer stechen."

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        The Poetical Works of John Milton

      London - J. Johnson et al 1809 - A seven volume, complete set of The Poetical Works of John Milton, in very attractive and ornate calf binding. Containing both Milton's better and lesser-known works, as well as extensive indexes and biography, this handsome set is further embellished here by engraved plates illustrating the author's life and work, including depictions of Milton composing his seminal Paradise Lost, as well as engravings inspired by the work itself. In addition to this, there is comprehensive criticism provided bysuchluminariesas Samuel Johnson, Joseph Addison and John Dryden, adding further creedence to Milton's reputation as one of the finest poets Great Britain and, indeed, the world, has every produced. One of thedefinitive Nineteenth Century editions. Condition: In decorative calf binding with gilt detailing. Externally smart, there isminor wear to the extremities and joints, with some occasional minor cracking and strain to hinges, with some partially detached endpages to the fifth volume. Internally, the pages are firmly bound and are generally bright and clean throughout, although somewhat age-toned, with some occasional spotting, and more significant foxing to the second volume. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hector, tragédie en cinq actes. Suivie de plusieurs fragments imités de l`Iliade, et d`un scène du role d`Hélène que l`auteur a supprimé. Représentée, pour la premiére fois, sur le Thèatre Français, le première Février, 1809. Mit einem gestochenen Frontispiz von Bovinet nach Lafond [Text Französisch].

      Paris: Chaumerot 1809. Front., XVI, 88 S., 1 Bl. Rotes Ganzmaroquin mit vierfacher Vergoldung der Deckel mit Fileten, Wellenbändern und einem stilisierten Blütenfries. Rücken mit sechs Feldern, gefüllt mit Lyra, Rückentitel resp. Rautenfeldern, Stehkanten mit wellenartiger Vergoldung, reiche Innenkan (minimal berieben und bestossen, Gelenke minimal berieben, innen ganz vereinzelt etwas braunfleckig, insgesamt frisches und wohlerhaltenes Exemplar) Wohl erste Ausgabe des Stückes, das in Napoleons Anwesenheit uraufgeführt wurde und zu dessen Gestaltung der Kaiser wohl auch Ideen beigesteuert hat - jedenfalls legt dies die erste deutsche Übersetzung aus dem gleichen Jahr nahe, deren Untertitel lautet `nach Napoleons Plane`. Vorliegendes Exemplar in einem sehr gut erhaltenen und meisterhaft gestalteten, wiewohl nicht signierten Empire-Einband von aussergewöhlicher Provenienz: aus dem unmittelbaren familiären Umfeld des Kaisers selber. Louis Napoleon wurde in Ajaccio am 4. September 1778 geboren und machte rasch in der Armee Karriere. Nachdem er 1802 Hortense de Beauharnais, Napoleons Schwiegertochter, geheiratet hatte, wurde er 1804 Prinz von Frankreich. 1806 wurde er zum König der Niederlande erhoben, woraufhin der Löwe in sein Wappen - so wie hier vorliegend - mit aufgenommen wurde. Später zerstritt er sich mit seinem Bruder, verzichtete auf den Thron, und lebte abwechselnd in verschiedenen Ländern, bis er 1846 in Livorno starb. - Olivier/H. 2657.4 (für das Wappen) - vgl. Fromm 15624 (zur deutschen Übersetzung des Stückes). Versandkostenfreie Lieferung [Geschichte;Frankreich;Frankreich 19. Jahrhundert;Napoleon I.;Bibliophilie;Einbände;Literatur;Theaterstücke;Fremdsprachen;Französisch;Illustrierte Bücher]

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        Occasional essays on various subjects, chiefly political and historical; extracted partly from the publick newspapers, during the present reign, and partly from tracts published in the reigns of Queen Elizabeth, King Charles I, King Charles II, and from Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Times.

      London: printed by Robert Wilks, ... and sold by John White, 1809. 8vo, xvi + 607 + (1)pp, complete with the half-title, contemporary mottled calf, neatly rebacked, spine gilt with a label. A very good copy inscribed in ink 'The Gift of Baron Maseres' in a contemporary hand on the front paste- down opposite a 4-line verse in the same hand (the author's?): > 'Mr Speaker I hear a Lion in the Lobby roar Say Mr Speaker, shall we shut the Door? And keep him out? Or shall we let him in to try if we can turn him out again?' First edition. Lande 624. Sabin 45417. Perhaps, more strictly, this is the first collected edition of a group of miscellaneous articles and tracts 'relating mostly to political and historical subjects and events ... which have already been printed, either in some of the Publick Newspapers, or in separate Pamphlets or larger Works, (some of which are grown scarce and difficult to be met with,) and partly, of some tracts of a more antient date ...'. Of the 41 tracts here printed, at least 27 relate to political and legal issues of the period 1760- 1809, including Wilkes, North America and Canada, the French Revolution, libel, liberty of the press, Anglo-Irish Union, the slave trade, rights to search neutral ships at sea, and political and religious toleration. Among these is An Account of the Opinions of the late Adam Smith, LL.D. Author of 'The Wealth of Nations', concerning the works of several English authors from a Letter to the Printer of the Whitehall Evening Post.> The letter (pp.177-182 in this volume) is undated but written from Glasgow. The writer declared that 'in the year 1780, I had frequent occasion to be in company with the late well-known Dr. Adam Smith. When business ended, our conversation took a literary turn; I was then young, inquisitive, and full of respect for his abilities as an author. On his part he was extremely communicative, and delivered himself, on every subject, with a freedom, and even boldness, quite opposite to the apparent reserve of his appearance'. This letter appears to have been unpublished elsewhere, but may possibly have appeared in The Bee>(?).

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        THE TRAVELS OF CAPTS. LEWIS & CLARKE [sic], FROM ST. LOUIS, BY WAY OF THE MISSOURI AND COLUMBIA RIVERS, TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN; PERFORMED IN THE YEARS 1804, 1805, & 1806...CONTAINING DELINEATIONS OF THE MANNERS, CUSTOMS, RELIGION, etc. OF THE INDIANS...

      London, 1809. Contemporary calf, rebacked, preserving original spine. Bookplate on front pastedown. Titlepage tanned. Some scattered foxing, but generally clean internally. Very good. In a brown cloth slipcase. The first London "Apocrypha edition," as denoted by Elliott Coues. In response to the growing curiosity of the public regarding the findings of Lewis and Clark and the delay in publication of the "authorized account" of their expedition, this compilation of bits and pieces from already published works appeared, misleading the reader into believing it was the account sanctioned by the government and containing all the information gathered during the journey. Wheat points out that the work contains "the earliest published map with legends stemming from Lewis and Clark." Howes calls this the "counterfeit" edition, while Sabin states it contains material not published in any other edition. The map shows western North America. WAGNER-CAMP 8:2. PILLING, PROOF-SHEETS 2283. WHEAT TRANSMISSISSIPPI 294. BRADFORD 2995. CHURCH 1309. FIELD 928. JONES 771. SMITH 5894. STREETER SALE 3122. GRAFF 2379. HOWES L321. SABIN 40827.

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        AUGSBURG. "Die Schönheiten der Königl. Kreisstadt Augsburg und deren Umgebungen". Folge von 49 Ansichten (und einem Titelblatt).

      - 50 Kupferstiche nach J.Chr. Weyermann, um 1809, je ca. 16 x 13,5 cm. Schefold S. 188; nicht bei Lentner und Pfister. - Neuausgabe der erstmals 1748 von M. Seutter veröffentlichten "Prospecten der fürnehmsten offentl. Gebäude und Pläze" (vgl. Lentner 6528). Eine 2. Auflage erschien 1779 von J.M. Probst herausgegeben. Die vorliegende 3. Ausgabe wurde von G.H. Kayser 1809 um vier Ansichten (Residenz, Kaufleut-Stube, Breyvogelsches Bad, Spickel) erweitert neu herausgegeben. - Die Kupferstiche lose in Umschlag, teils etwas wasserrandig und knapprandig. Seltene Folge. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Militia Law of the State of New-Hampshire, Passed At Concord December 22, 1808

      Concord, N. H. 1809 - A stringbound pamphlet with toning, chips and tears, worn off corners, and foxing spots throughout. To Which is Annexed, The Militia Law of the United States. Published by Order of the Legislature, Printed for the State. Including various laws such as the details of the certificate required for exemption of Quakers and Shakers and requirements for fire departments in militia training. A scarce early piece of state militia history, with only seven copies found on OCLC as of February 2016. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 34 pp

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        Adeline ou la confession; imité de l\'anglais, Par le Traducteur du Revenant de Berésule et de la Fugitive de la Forêt. 5 Vol.

      Paris, Chez Renard 1809.,, Kl.-8° Laut J. M. Quérard ist der Übersetzter M. Malherbe (La France littéraire, ou Dictionnaire bibliographieque des savants, S. 467). Siehe auch H. W. Stretter, The Eighteeth Century English Novel in Franch Translation (S. 146). Laut Pigoreau (Petit bibliographie biographico-romanciere, ou Dictionnaire des romanciers, S. 326): Smith (Maria Lavinia) nous a doneé trois bons romans: Adeline, ou la confession (1809); Estelle, ou la fugitive de la Forêt (1803; Le Revenaut de Bérézula (1802). Halbledereinband mit dreiseitigem Farbschnitt, Einband beschabbt u. bestoßen, Band 1 mit Riß, Buchblock sehr fest u. Innen nur wenig stockfleckig. Ein sehr seltenes Exemplar! Versand D: 5,00 EUR Antiquarische Rarität, Englische Literatur, Französische Literatur

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        Die Rückkehr des Königs in seine Hauptstadt. Zur Erinnerung an den 23sten December 1809. Mit einer gestochenen Titelvignette (S.HALLE del. et sc.).

      bei Johann Daniel Sander, Berlin 1809 - 18 S. Rosafarbene (Orig.-) Glanzpapierbroschur. Leichte Gebrauchsspuren. Erste Ausgabe (Goedeke VI,197,8 [zitiert den etwas abweichenden Titel des Abdrucks in „Vermischte Schriften“, Bd.1 von 1812]). – Etwas stockfleckig, Ecken leicht knickspurig. Sehr seltene Gelegenheitsschrift (in nur drei Bibliotheken nachweisbar, für mich kein weiteres Exemplar im Handel ), die, wie auch die Ode KLEISTs zu gleichem Anlass „im hergebrachten Festgetön halllos verklungen“ (P.Hoffmann zum Neudruck 1926 von KLEISTs Ode auf den Wiedereinzug des Königs im Winter 1809) und nahezu unbemerkt geblieben war. In einem Brief an MÜLLER echauffierte sich noch beinahe ein Jahr später (21.Okt. 1810) der Freund FR.GENTZ: „Wie war es . möglich, daß ein so vollendetes Meisterwerk, wie Ihre kleine Schrift, bei der Rückkehr des Hofes nach Berlin, so ganz todt zur Erde fallen konnte, daß sie gar nichts Gutes für Sie stiftete, daß selbst Frau [CAROLINE] V.BERG [die Freundin der inzwischen verstorbenen Königin] – es übersteigt allen Glauben – die Existenz dieser Schrift erst von mir erfahren mußte? Ich weiß wohl, daß Sie selbst, von Stolz geblendet, auf dies Produkt, von welchem Sie in einem Brief an mich beinahe mit Verachtung sprachen, keinen Werth legten; aber Ihre damaligen Protektoren und Freunde, deren Sie doch Viele hatten, müssen wahre Nachtmützen oder Hundsfötter gewesen sein, um nicht von einer, zugleich so herrlichen und so populären Composition die Veranlassung zu nehmen, Sie dem Hofe als eins der wichtigsten Kleinodien der verarmten Monarchie aufzuzwingen. Wäre dies geschehen, HARDENBERG würde Sie heute gewiß nicht mit Gleichgültigkeit behandeln.“ „Den Einzug des Königs zu Berlin . sahen ADAM MÜLLER und die Brüder EICHENDORFF aus den Fenstern im Quartier des Grafen LOEBEN an. Aus diesem Anlaß hatte ADAM MÜLLER auch eine kleine Festschrift verfaßt . Diese Schrift ist zwar ein bloßes Gelegenheitswerk, aber sie zeigt uns, wie sehr ADAM MÜLLER auch zu dichterischer Darstellung befähigt war. . in dieser hymnischen Verehrung des preußischen Königspaares folgt ADAM MÜLLER den Spuren des früh verschiedenen NOVALIS, der im Jahre 1798 die Thronbesteigung FRIEDRICH WILHELMs III. und der Königin LUISE durch einen Zyklus politischer Poesien unter dem Titel: Glauben und Liebe oder der König und die Königin gefeiert hatte. Spielt bei NOVALIS in diese Huldigung schon ein starkes, religiöses Moment hinein, so noch mehr bei ADAM MÜLLER: Es ist ein Ton des katholischen Marienkultes, der in seiner Verherrlichung der preußischen Königin wiederklingt.“ (J.Baxa, Adam Müller, Jena 1930, S.132ff.). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Manifeste de la Nation Espagnole à l'Europe A Dijon, chez Noëllat, s.d. (c. 1809). RELIE AVEC (en tête): 2). GREGOIRE (Henri). De la Constitution Française de l'an 1814. Seconde édition. Paris, chez les Marchands de Nouveautés, 1814. 3). [ WENDEL-WURTZ (Jean) ]. L'Apollyon de l'Apocalypse, ou la Révolution Française prédite par S. Jean l'Evangéliste. Seconde édition, corrigée et augmentée. A Lyon, chez Rusand, 1816. 4). LA MAISONFORT (Louis Dubois-Descours, marquis de). Tableau Politique de l'Europe, depuis la Bataille de Leipsick, gagnée le 18 octobre 1813. A Londres, de l'imprimerie de R. Juigné, se vend chez Deboffe, Booth, et Colburn, 1813. 5). GAVAND (J.P.). Les Crimes des Fédérés, moyens d'anéantir cette Secte d'Anarchistes, et de ci

      - 6 ouvrages en 1 volume in-8. 1). 31pp. 2). 30pp. 3). IV. 66pp. 4). 72pp. 5). 95pp. 6). 102pp. Demi-veau, dos lisse orné, pièce de titre "Recueil de Pièces" (reliure de l'époque). 1). Première traduction française très rare, imprimée à Dijon, de ce violent discours contre Napoléon publié initialement en Espagne en 1809. L'homme d'Etat aragonais Martín de Garay (1760-1822) y dénonce l'invasion napoléonienne en Espagne et appelle l'Europe entière à renverser "le colosse tyrannique". 2). Rare édition parue la même année que l'originale. Le célèbre conventionnel Henri Grégoire (1750- 1831) y tourne en ridicule la Charte de 1814, discutée et approuvée en trois jours par les royalistes. Cette publication entraîna une violente campagne de presse contre son auteur. 3). Rare édition de ce virulent pamphlet mystique dans lequel Napoléon est assimilé à l'Antechrist, la créature infernale décrite par Saint-Jean dans l'Apocalypse. Vicaire à Lyon, Jean-Wendel Wurtz (1766-1826) fut suspendu de ses fonctions après la publication du présent ouvrage, "l'une des plus curieuses de ses bizarres productions" (Larousse). Elle eut pourtant un certain succès et connut plusieurs éditions qui furent progressivement augmentées. 4). Edition Originale (?) très rare, imprimée à Londres, de ce violent libelle contre Napoléon par Louis Dubois-Descours, marquis de La Maisonfort (1763-1827). Exilé en Russie après la Révolution française, il devint un agent royaliste au service de Louis XVIII à la Restauration. Nous n'avons pu localiser aucun exemplaire de cette édition dans les bibliothèques consultées. 5). Edition Originale de cette invective contre l'Empire et les engagés volontaires pendant les Cent-Jours. Signature manuscrite de l'auteur au verso du titre. 6). Edition Originale. Pamphlet anti-bonapartiste sur les désastres de la campagne de Russie par l'écrivain René Jean Durdent (1776-1819) qui avait composé en 1806 un poème en hommage à l'empereur. 1). Manque à la BN qui ne possède que la seconde édition de la traduction, publiée sans lieu ni date, mais avec l'indication "2ème édition conforme à celle de 1809". Inconnu à Palau qui ne cite qu'une version italienne publiée à Milan en 1814. 3). Manque à Caillet qui ne cite pas d'édition antérieure à la troisième : "Ouvrage curieux qui attira sur son auteur non seulement les foudres de l'autorité civile, mais encore celles de ses supérieurs ecclésiastiques". Quérard, X, p. 541. 4). Manque à Quérard qui évoque seulement une édition de 1814 à Paris. Inconnu à Barbier qui cite notamment une édition de Londres datée de 1813 chez Deboffe de 96pp. 6). Quérard, II, p. 724: "ce volume a deux autres éditions la même année". [Attributes: First Edition]

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        GAZU SUI FUYO: DRAWINGS IN INTOXICATION BY FUYO.

      [Edo 1809, Seirei Kaku.]White stitched stiff wrs., 3 vol.set. complete, woodblock printed & illustrated on hand-made Washi. paper, 17.5 x 26 cm., covers dusty, title slips rubbed, else. contents clean, 76 double-folded leaves,136p. illustrations.. Suzuki Fuyo [1749-1816] was a Nanga painter, skilled in writing prose and poetry, as well as an being an elegant painter. He studied under the great Tani Bunsho and also studied Chinese painting style. He had served Lord of Awa, and specialized in landscapes and figures. He is well collected by the world's museums. He painted this lovely work in the Sumizuri style of brush work, and consists of miscellaneous sketches. A superb work after the Chinese example, utilizing Zen techniques of landscape painting while exhibiting great control and skill in drawing humans and animals. The work is lively, light-hearted and softly flowing. * The book is profusely illustrated with about 68 double-page illustrations. The covers are dusty, a bit scuffed, as are the title slips, with the most minimal and faint bit of thumbing to the lower margins; the book's contents are in excellent, clean condition, without a trace of worming or any other defects. * A famous book the FIRST AND ONLY EDITION. * BIBLIOGRAPHY: C. Mitchell: THE ILLUSTRATED BOOKS OF THE NANGA, MARUYAMA, SHIJO AND OTHER RELATED SCHOOLS OF JAPAN: A Bibliography: pp. 264-265. * H. Kerlen: CATALOGUE OF PRE-MEIJI JAPANESE BOOKS AND MAPS IN PUBLIC COLLECTIONS IN THE NETHERLANDS: p.183, no.440. * R. Douglas: CATALOGUE OF JAPANESE PRINTED BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS IN THE LIBRARY OF THE B.M. 1898, 1904. * KSM [kaiga] 2-141-2. * J. Edgren: CATALOGUE OF THE NORDENSKIOLD COLLECTION OF JAPANESE BOOKS IN THE ROYAL LIBRARY, no. 859 * Rosny: 519/229. * H. Chibbett: A DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE OF THE PRE-1868 BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS, AND PRINTS IN THE LIBRARY OF THE SCHOOL OF ORIENTAL AND AFRICAN STUDIES: p.25, no.63. * L. Roberts: DICTIONARY OF JAPANESE ARTISTS, p.27. * Not in: K. Toda: THE RYERSON COLLECTION OF JAPANESE AND CHNESE ILLUSTRATED BOOKS. * L. Brown: BLOCK PRNTING AND BOOK ILLUSTRATION IN JAPAN. * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Voyages and travels to India, Ceylon, the Red Sea, Abyssinia, and Egypt, in the years 1802, 1803, 1804, 1805, and 1806 (3 volume set)

      William Miller, 1809-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 3 volume set. Large quartos, 30 cm. vi, [8], 495 pp.; [4], iv, 520 pp.; [4], iv, 506 pp. 69 plates, maps and plans (including 2 plates loose from the second volume). 12 of the maps and charts are folding. 2 large maps of the Red Sea and a large plan of Alexandria. Bound in modern 3/4 black Moroccan leather. Marbled boards. Gilt spine. 5 raised bands. Marbled page ends. Fine bindings and covers. Clean, unmarked pages, in exceptional condition. Valentia accompanied the British mission to Abyssinia, to secure a port on the Red Sea. The British were attempting to consolidate their position against Napoleon's forces who threatened to seize Egypt. Includes descriptions of Lucknow, Benares, Seringapatam, Jeddah, Mocha, Calcutta, Madras and Ceylon, and an overview of the inhabitants and history of the Abyssinian regions of Aksum and Adwa. Volume III contains an account of the Ethiopian highlands by Salt. Henry Salt accompanied Viscount Valentia as secretary and draughtsman; his Twenty-four Views in St. Helena, published in 1809, was another result of the tour. Abbey Travel 515 (note) Fumagalli 1439. Lowndes p. 2747. Hilmy I, p. 38. Brunet V, 1034; 138; Mendelssohn 1, 73. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

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        A TREATISE ON A SECTION OF THE STRATA, commencing near Newcastle upon Tyne, and concluding on the west side of the mountain of Cross-Fell. With remarks on mineral veins in general,

      Newcastle, printed for the author by Preston & Heaton 1809. and engraved figures of some of the different species of those productions. To which are added Tables of the strata in Yorkshire and Derbyshire. The whole intended to amuse the mineralogist, and assist the miner in his professional researches. FIRST EDITION 1809, SIGNED BY L. R. WAGER. (British geologist, explorer and mountaineer). 8vo, approximately 220 x 135 mm, 8¾ x 5¼ inches, double sided folding plate and 12 pages with full page Section of the Strata, all at rear, pages: viii, viii, (9)-156, includes subscriber's list and errata list, bound in the original publisher's plain drab boards with green paper spine, spine expertly renewed with original browned and slightly chipped printed paper label, fore and lower edges not trimmed and slightly dusty. Corners slightly worn with some surface paper missing at corners, signature of L. R. Wager on front endpaper, pages 89-96 bound out of order, nothing is missing, contents clean and unmarked. A very good copy of the scarce first edition. This book "is notable for a very long column, some 5½ feet long altogether, which is shown in portions and comprising a total thickness of strata of '1345 yd. 0ft., 10 in.' It is a typical column of 'vertical section' in the Geological Survey's meaning of the term, showing by lines and dots the various kinds of rock, and drawn to scale.' Challinor, British Geology, Bibliography, page 93. From the library of L. R. WAGER, A MODERN GEOLOGIST WITH HIS INK SIGNATURE ON THE FIRST FREE ENDPAPER. Lawrence Rickard Wager, commonly known as Bill Wager, (5 February 1904 ?- 20 November 1965) was a British geologist, explorer and mountaineer, described as "one of the finest geological thinkers of his generation" and best remembered for his work on the Skaergaard intrusion in Greenland, and for his attempt on Mount Everest in 1933. (Wikipedia). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Recueil des Plus Jolies Maisons de Paris et de ses environs. ...Collection of Draughts... Sammlung...

      Paris, Impr. de J. L. Scherff, 1809. [4] p., [1], 96 leaves of plates (4 folded), chiefly illus., plans (engravings); 28 x 38 cm. Krafft was an architect (he was the first to use steel beams in construction) and a keen observer of Paris. This was his fourth book on his adopted city. It shows grand stone-built structures of classical design (they are too grand to be thought of as "houses"). This is a record of domestic architecture in Paris during the reign of Napoleon. Bound in full leather by Hope Bindery; very good. stock#OB779.

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        Essai sur le principe de la population

      1809 - 3 volumes de I : 424 pp., II Paris. Genève. J.L. Paschoud, 1809, in-8, 3 volumes de I : 424 pp, II : 395 pp, III : 392 pp, reliure de l'époque en veau raciné, filet doré en encadrement sur les plats, dos lisses ornés de fleurons et de roulettes dorées, tranches jonquille, Édition originale française, donnée sur la quatrième édition anglaise par le Genevois Pierre Prévost, que Malthus avait encouragé à poursuivre cette tache. Prévost a dédié l'ouvrage au philanthrope et industriel Français, Benjamin Delessert, qui fut régent de la Banque de France. La dédicace est suivie d'un avertissement "quelques réflexions du traducteur" contenant ses appréciations sur Malthus. Exemplaire exceptionnel par son état de fraîcheur et ses élégantes reliures parfaitement conservées. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres complètes de Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, Ecuyer, Conseiller-Secrétaire du Roi, Lieutenant général des Chasses, Bailliage et Capitainerie de la Varenne du Louvre, grande Vénérie et Fauconnerie de France.

      A Paris, chez Léopold Collin, Libraire, rue Git-le-coeur 1809. - 7 vol. (cpl.). Gest. Portr.-Front., vol. 1 avec 14, vol. 2. avec 11 gravures en trait (tot. 26 Tfn. in Umrissradierung). Einfache, doch solide Kart.-Einbände d.Zt. (diese etwas gebräunt/verfärbt u. stockfleckig, generell eher wenig störend). Wohl Erste Gesamtausgabe der Werke, postum / prob. édition originale posthume des ?Oeuvres? Pages avec quelques rousseurs / Seiten marginal unterschiedlich etwas stockfleckig (eher blass). Alters- u. Lagerungs-, wenig eigentliche Gebrauchsspuren, Exlibris a. Vorsatz von vol. 1. En tout assez propre et bon exemplaire / Gesamthaft weitgehend sauberes, recht gutes Exemplar. BNF no. FRBNF30072563 (avec note: Publiées par P.-P. Gudin de La Brenellerie; cfr. Graesse); Cohen p. 127; nicht bei Vicaire. Die vorliegende Ausgabe ist digitalisiert in EROMM Classic. ? I?II: Théâtre; III?IV: Mémoires; V: Époques; VI?VII: Correspondance. - Gest. Tafeln von Gautier Ainé. Dazu Cohen: ?très bien gravés [.] Les figures du ?Mariage de Figaro? sont des copies de celles de Saint-Quentin de l?édition de 1785, et celles d? ?Eugénie? sont faites d?après celles de Gravelot, pour l?édition de 1767? - Vol. 7 avec ?Liste des souscripteurs aux Oeuvres de Beaumarchais? (60 foll.) / Mit Subskriptionsliste: angeführt von 7 Bestellungen von Vorzugsausgaben auf Vélin für S. M. l?Empéreur et Roi Kaiser Napoleon I. und seine nächsten königlichen Verwandten, danach die Exemplare auf papier fin oder ordinaire, alphabetisch von Abonnet, procureur-général à Chambon, Anzeiger von Kaiserslautern und Barbier libraire à Poitiers, über das Feuille d?Avis à Genève, -de Napoléon aux Sables d?Olonne resp. Nantaise à Nantes, div. Journaux (Redaktionen), Ozelle (négotiant) in Zürich, Perthes in Hamburg und Perthier in Gotha, Banquier Preiswerk (?Preisverch?) in Basel, Riss et Saucet libraires à Petersbourg (26 Exemplare) und der russische Aussenminister von Zar Alexander I., Graf Nikolai Petrowitsch Rumjanzew (?Le comte de Romanzow [sic], ministre des relations extérieures de S. M. l?Empereur de toutes les Russies?, 1 Ex. auf Vélin), bis zu Buchhändler Umlang in Berlin, dem Imprimeur du Publiciste Xhrouet und Buchhändler Zleischmann (sic!) in München (i.e. wohl Ernst August Fleischmann, Geschäftsinhaber seit 1806; vgl. F. Metz, Geschichte des Buchhandels und der Buchdruckerkunst. Darmstadt 1835, p. 87). - Es folgen danach abschliessend 38 Seiten Sortimentskatalog ?Livres de fonds et d?assortiment? mit Preisangaben in Francs. ?? P.-A. Caron de Beaumarchais (Paris 1732-1799 ibid.), französischer Schriftsteller und schillernde Persönlichkeit der Revolutionszeit. ?Glücksritter mit wechselndem Erfolg, politischer Geheimagent Frankreichs in London und Wien, war er zugleich gefürchtet durch seine beissende polemische Feder. [.] Literarisch ein Vorläufer der Revolutionäre, kam er dann doch bei diesen in Verdacht, die Republik geschäftlich übervorteilt zu haben [.]. [.] Sein ?Barbier von Sevilla? wurde von Rossini, ?Figaros Hochzeit? von Mozart vertont.? (Rüdiger/Koppen 1, 4. erw. Aufl. 1969, p. 82 f.; vgl. relativ ausführlich A. Baumgarter S.J., Geschichte der Weltliteratur, Bd. 5, 1905, p. 509 ff., jedoch ohne allgemeine Würdigung). ?Das ?Bruchstück seiner Reise nach Spanien? (Fragment de mon voyage d?Espagne, 1764) [.] fiel Goethe in die Hände, der daraus den Stoff zu seinem ?Clavigo? schöpfte. [.] Das Stück [Figaros Hochzeit] ist aber nicht die Schöpfung eines Schriftstellers von Beruf. Beaumarchais war vor allem ein vielgeschäftiger Abenteurer und unbedenklicher Unternehmer [.]. [. In] der Achtung seiner Zeitgenossen vermochte er sich nicht zu behaupten.? (Suchier/Birch-Hirschfeld, Geschichte der französischen Litteratur, 1900, p. 579 u. 582). -- Heraldisches Exlibris um 1890, monogrammiert R.W. [i.e. Rudolf Wäber] für Emil Koenig-Boeckel (Wegmann 4057): Vollwappen mit Stechhelm im Profil nach rechts, Helmzier: ein dreimal schräggeteilter Rechtarm mit dem Schwert (Türkensäbel; zum Wappen vgl. auch HBLS). ? Wilhelm Heinrich Emil Koenig-Boeckel [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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

      Charleston, SC: Printed and Published for the Author, by J. Hoff, 1809. First Edition. Hardcover. Early ink writing on the endpaper and half-title page but not marring Webster's writing. The front board, with the armorial bookplate of the Pepperrell family, is detached along with the front endpaper. But for the detached cover the book is in clean, Near Fine condition. Octavo (5-1/8" x 8-1/4"), [10], [7]-340 pages, in contemporary sheep with gilt-lettered black morocco spine label. Daniel Webster's copy of the first important original American work, specifically adapted to United States law, on martial law and courts-martial with Webster's SIGNATURE as "D. Webster" on the front endpaper and again on the half-title page. There are also 6 pages with brief underlining or annotations including the following phrase underlined: "for lawyers being in general as utterly ignorant of military law and practice." Laid in are 2 black-and-white snapshots from 1955 of Webster's birthplace and an envelope containing a 6" x 5-1/2" sample of the wallpaper from Webster's boyhood bedroom. A rare book in itself, especially interesting as Webster's copy and with the added ephemera. Macomb was the first student to receive formal training at West Point.

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        Gesamtansicht ('Madrit').

      - Kupferstich b. Karl August Ferdinand Venus in Zittau, 1809, 17 x 28,5 (Selten!) (hochauflösende Bilder auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - high resolution pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        The Mountains of Samayut

      London: William Miller, 1809. Hand-coloured aquatint engraving by D. Havell after Henry Salt, on thick wove paper. A lyrical landscape of the Samayut Mountains in Ethiopia Henry Salt, artist, traveller, diplomat and collector of antiquities, was born at Lichfield, Staffordshire, England 14 June 1780. He was destined to be a portrait-painter, and on leaving school was taught drawing by Glover, the watercolour-painter of Lichfield. In 1797 he went to London and became a pupil of Joseph Farington, R.A., and (in 1800) of John Hoppner, R.A. The turning point in his career was 3 June 1802, when Salt left London for an eastern tour with George, viscount Valentia (afterwards Lord Mountnorris), whom he accompanied as secretary and draughtsman. He visited the Cape, India, Sri Lanka, and (in 1805) Abyssinia, returning to England on 26 Oct. 1806. He made many drawings, some of which served to illustrate Lord Valentia's Voyages and Travels to India, published in 1809. The present image is from a work titled Twenty-four Views in St. Helena, the Cape, India, Ceylon, the Red Sea, Abyssinia and Egypt, published by William Miller, with hand-coloured aquatints by D. Havell and J. Bluck from Salt's own drawings. The originals of all these drawings were retained by Lord Valentia, who also retained the ownership of the copper plates after Salt's death. The format and style of presentation of the plates is similar to Thomas and William Daniell's great work, Oriental Scenery (1795-1808), and displays great artistry by both Salt and his engravers. Abbey Travel II 515 no.3.

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        Fukusho kiran yoku [trans.: Wonderful View of Abdominal Diagnoses. Second Series. Parts 1-4].

      65 full-page woodcuts in the text, most of which are highlighted in blue. Four parts, each part in two vols. 8vo, orig. wrappers, orig. block printed title label on each upper cover (one lacking, some occasional & relatively inoffensive worming), new stitching. Edo & Osaka et al.: 1809-33-51-53. First editions and very rare; the sequel to Fuminori Inaba's Fukusho kiran (1801). During the first half of the 19th century, Japanese physicians began to favor palpation of the abdominal area over other forms of diagnosis. Fukusho Kiran was an outstanding work in the development of this new practice. In this sequel, published over a period of many years, Wakuda (1768-1824), a disciple of Inaba, continues to develop the method of palpation. He provides many corrections to Inaba's work and includes commentaries on Chinese and Japanese medical books and theories. The woodcut illustrations, which are extremely well-engraved, depict full-length images of patients suffering from various ailments, most of which have greenish blue markings indicating the seat of their complaints. Prescriptions for the ailments illustrated follow each woodcut. Several of the illustrations depict applications of moxa. Very good set. The final three parts were published posthumously. .

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        A COLLECTION Of FARCES And Other Afterpieces, Which are Acted at the Theatres Royal, Drury-Lane, Covent-Garden and Hay-Market. Printed Under the Authority of the Managers from the Prompt Book. In Seven Volumes

      Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, London 1809 - 7 volumes: 327; 321; 304; 287; 366; 324; 315 pp. Frontispiece in each volume [portraits of the divers playwrights]. 12mo, signed in 6s. 6" x 3-5/8" Elizabeth Inchbald, novelist, playwright, and woman letters of the late 18th C., published 2 novels & over a dozen plays during her lifetime. As a respected playwright, she was also approached to write the prefaces to a 25-volume collection of British plays entitled 'The British Theatre' [1808]. Today, it is predominately on her first novel, 'Simple Story', on which her reputation now rests. Here she has selected 65 farces, comedies, melodramas, burlettas & curtain-raisers by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, David Garrick, Gen. John Burgoyne, Charles & Thomas Dibdin, Robert Jephson, Arthur Murphy, George Colman, Hannah Cowley, Frances Brooke and many others, not to mention, a few of her own writings. Bindings with modest rubbing, staining & wear to the extremities, joints professionally restored; light spotting to several frontispieces with offsetting to the title-pages; occasional light spotting and toning elsewhere, otherwise quite clean and sound, firmly bound. A solid and handsome set. Period tan diced calf with decorated spines. Blue marbled paper eps [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Sandy Bay Valley in the Island of St. Helena

      London: William Miller, 1809. Hand-coloured aquatint engraving by D. Havell after Henry Salt, on wove paper (watermark 'J Whatman'). View of the British colonial island St. Helena prior to its becoming Napoleon's last residence Henry Salt, artist, traveller, diplomat and collector of antiquities, was born at Lichfield, Staffordshire, England 14 June 1780. He was destined to be a portrait-painter, and on leaving school was taught drawing by Glover, the watercolour-painter of Lichfield. In 1797 he went to London and became a pupil of Joseph Farington, R.A., and (in 1800) of John Hoppner, R.A. The turning point in his career was 3 June 1802, when Salt left London for an eastern tour with George, viscount Valentia (afterwards Lord Mountnorris), whom he accompanied as secretary and draughtsman. He visited India, Ceylon, and (in 1805) Abyssinia, returning to England on 26 Oct. 1806. He made many drawings, some of which served to illustrate Lord Valentia's Voyages and Travels to India , published in 1809. The present image is from a work titled Twenty-four Views in St. Helena, the Cape, India, Ceylon, the Red Sea, Abyssinia and Egyp t, published by William Miller, with hand-coloured aquatints by D. Havell and J. Bluck from Salt's own drawings. The originals of all these drawings were retained by Lord Valentia, who also retained the ownership of the copper plates after Salt's death. The format and style of presentation of the plates is similar to Thomas and William Daniell's great work, Oriental Scenery (1795-1808), and the artistry displayed by both Salt and his engravers is in many cases more than a match for the Daniell's images. Abbey Travel II 515 no.5.

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        La procedura civile dimostrata per principj e posta in pratica con degli esempi

      presso Tommaso Masi e Comp. 1809-1811, Livorno - 400 680 408 403 864 596 483 631 p. 8 voll in-16 p.perg. marrone coeva titoli oro ai dorsi

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        2 photographies sur papier albuminé au format carte de visite

      - [AMERICANA]. Hommes politiques et généraux américains - LINCOLN Abraham (1809-1865). 2 photographies sur papier albuminé au format carte de visite (H 10,5 x 6,2 cm). L'une est une mosaïque figurant 53 hommes d'État (dont Lincoln) et généraux de la guerre civile tous identifiés, vers 1860-1870 ; l'autre est le portrait d'Abraham Lincoln d'après dessin (par Jules Deplanque photographe).

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        The Entrance to the Elephanta Cave

      London: Published as the Act Directs for Thos. Daniell, Howland Street, Fitzroy Square, 1809. Aquatint by and after Thomas & William Daniell, coloured by hand, on 'Whatman' wove paper. A stunning view of the cave-temple on Elephanta Island in the middle of Mumbai harbour This "rock-cut Hindu sanctuary ... is generally attributed to the 6th-century Shilahara rulers. The main entrance is through a columned hall entirely hewn out of the basalt hill that rises in the middle of [Elephanta] ... island. Known to the Portuguese ... the Elephanta cave-temple was a popular excursion for European visitors at the time of the Daniells" ( India yesterday and today p. 183). The Daniells' Oriental Scenery is considered one of the finest illustrated works on India. Thomas Daniell and his nephew William spent nine years in India making studies, sketches and drawings of the scenery, architecture, and antiquities that graced the countryside. They then devoted a further thirteen years to publishing their remarkably accurate aquatints. In Britain, the impact was explosive. A cult of Indian architecture, landscaping and interior decoration arose, with the Royal Pavilion at Brighton as its centerpiece. The Daniells gave the English public their first accurate look at the exotic sub-continent. Their great achievement still lies in their ability to blend the picturesque with the real, resulting in images that capture the European taste for the sublime landscape, while still remaining faithful to their subjects. The Daniells brought the romance of the English landscape to the antiquities of India and provided England with an accurate vision of this wondrous country. Consisting of one hundred and forty-four views, published in six parts, the work was issued in seven stages: three sets of twenty-four plates titled Oriental Scenery with title dates of 1795, 1797, and 1801; twelve plates titled Antiquities of India dated 1799; twenty-four plates titled Hindoo Excavations dated 1803; twenty-four plates titled Views in Hindoostan dated 1807; and twelve further plates of Antiquities of India published without a title page in 1808. All plates were engraved by the Daniells and all are taken from their drawings save the twenty-four plates of Hindoo Excavations , which are after drawings by James Wales. Abbey Travel II. 420 no. 58 ; Martinelli and Michell, India: Yesterday and Today , p. 183, no. 117; cf. Lowndes I, p.588; cf. RIBA 799-804; cf. Sutton The Daniells (1954) p.156; cf. Tooley 172.

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        Description de l'Egypte. Mémoires sur le Nilomètre de l'île d'Eléphantine et les mesures égyptiennes, par M. P. S. Girard

      De l'Imprimerie Impériale 1809 - - De l'Imprimerie Impériale, à Paris 1809, In Folio (27x42,5cm), 49pp., relié. - Edition originale, extraite de la première livraison de la description de l'Egypte, partie : Antiquités, Mémoires. Nombreuses notes en bas de pages. Un tableau représentant le système métrique des égyptiens sous les Ptolémées. Reliure en plein cartonnage crème parcheminée moderne. Pièce de titre en basane noire et titre doré. Très bel état, car l'exemplaire est tel que paru, à toutes marges, sur papier vélin. Le mémoire retrace la recherche du nilomètre sur l'Île Eléphantine, sa description et sa fonction, tant que l'importance de la découverte, puisque ce nilomètre, en plus de donner une histoire des crus du Nil, servait à élever les pyramide et les mesurer. L'auteur en infère une réflexion de système métrique des égyptiens, et des anciens. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First Edition, extracted from the first delivery of the Description of Egypt Part: Antiques, Memoirs. Many footnotes pages. A chalkboard representing the metric under the Ptolemies of Egypt. Cardboard modern parchment cream. Part of title in black sheepskin and gilt. Very good condition, because the copy is as published, wide-margined on vellum paper. The thesis traces the research nilometer on Elephantine Island, description and function as the importance of the discovery, since it nilometer, in addition to providing a history of raw Nile used to raise and pyramid measure. The author infers a reflection metric Egyptian, and elders. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! 49pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Town Of Dixan In Abyssinia

      London: William Miller, 1809. Hand-coloured aquatint engraving by D. Havell after Henry Salt, on thick wove paper. View of pretty hilltop town in Ethiopia Henry Salt, artist, traveller, diplomat and collector of antiquities, was born at Lichfield, Staffordshire, England 14 June 1780. He was destined to be a portrait-painter, and on leaving school was taught drawing by Glover, the watercolour-painter of Lichfield. In 1797 he went to London and became a pupil of Joseph Farington, R.A., and (in 1800) of John Hoppner, R.A. The turning point in his career was 3 June 1802, when Salt left London for an eastern tour with George, viscount Valentia (afterwards Lord Mountnorris), whom he accompanied as secretary and draughtsman. He visited the Cape, India, Sri Lanka, and (in 1805) Abyssinia, returning to England on 26 Oct. 1806. He made many drawings, some of which served to illustrate Lord Valentia's Voyages and Travels to India, published in 1809. The present image is from a work titled Twenty-four Views in St. Helena, the Cape, India, Ceylon, the Red Sea, Abyssinia and Egypt, published by William Miller, with hand-coloured aquatints by D. Havell and J. Bluck from Salt's own drawings. The originals of all these drawings were retained by Lord Valentia, who also retained the ownership of the copper plates after Salt's death. The format and style of presentation of the plates is similar to Thomas and William Daniell's great work, Oriental Scenery (1795-1808), and displays great artistry by both Salt and his engravers. Abbey Travel II 515 no.3.

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        GÖTTERLEHRE FÜR JUNGE LEUTE. (Mythologie pour les jeunes gens)

      - Wien, Auf Kosten des Verfassers, 1809, 199pp. 14x20cm. Demi basane marron à petits coins. Dos lisse, passé à la lumière mais en bon état. Quadrilingue (français, allemand, italien et latin), Ouvrage richement illustré de 18 planches hors texte et d'une vignette, le tout contenant 59 figures en couleurs (peintes à la main) sur les 63 annoncées. Une gravure débrochée mais présente. Ouvrage comportant certes quelques défaut mais très touchant, et peu courant. Envoi de photographies sur demande. La librairie offre aux clients d'AbeBooks 10% de réduction sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 800 EUR. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Essai sur le principe de population

      1809 - 3 vol. de I : 424 pp. 3 ff., Paris, Geneve. J.J Pashoud, 1809, in-8, 3 vol. de I : 424 pp. 3 ff, II: 2 ff, 395 pp, III : 1 ff, 2 ff, 392 pp, reliure de l'époque à dos lisse basane verte, ornés de motifs dorés, Première traduction française, faite sur la cinquième Anglaise et très augmentée par Pierre Prévost, pour qui l'ouvrage magistral de Malthus "a pour objet principal de diriger la bienveillance, vertu familière". Malthus avec un siècle d'avance annonçait le principe qui sera repris par Keynes, de la demande effective opposée à la loi des débouchés. Excellent exemplaire en jolie reliure de l'époque. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hundert Jahre Braunschweiger Husaren. geschichte des Braunschweigischen Husaren-Regiments Nr. 17. 2 Bände

      - - Gute Exemplare. Band 1: Von der Errichtung der Schwarzen Schar 1809 bis zum Frühjahr 1870/Band 2: Von der Mobilmachung 1870 bis zum Jahre 1909 - Gewicht in Gramm: 2680 Westermann, Braunschweig, (um 1909). XII/371/265 S. mit zus. 25 Bildnissen, 1 Tafel, 28 Abbildungen u. 24 Karten., original Leinen mit goldgeprägtem Titel u. silbergeprägtem Regimentswappen in Form von Totenköpfen., quart. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ein Neues Trauer-Lied/Enthaltend die Geschichte der Susanna Cox.

      1809 - Infanticide in Reading, Pennsylvania [Broadside]. [Murder]. [Cox, Susanna]. Ein Neues Trauer-Lied/Enthaltend die Geschichte der Susanna Cox Die in Reading Wegen dem Mord Ihres Kindes Hingerichtet Wurde [continued in 32 stanzas of verse, two columns divided by a single rippled line, all within a 3/4 inch wide, grape-cluster border]. [Reading, PA?], [c. 1809]. 17-1/2" x 11" broadside (top margin a little trimmed), printed German type. Folded (some small breaks along one old fold line); foxed. Still a presentable copy of an uncommon broadside. * One of several broadside printings of this narrative in verse about Susanna Cox from Reading, Pennsylvania, who was hanged for the murder of her illegitimate child in 1809. OCLC records another printing in 16 stanzas, another that is smaller in size and has a double-rule between the columns and a version in English. All are scarce. OCLC locates 4 copies of our version (at the American Antiquarian Society, Brown University, University of Cincinnati, Pennsylvania State University). Not in McDade, who records nothing about Susanna Cox. Shaw and Shoemaker, American Imprints 18183 (giving the date "1809?").

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        Description des fêtes données à Leurs Maj. les Empereurs Napoléon et Alexandre, et à plusieurs autres têtes couronnées le 6 et 7 octobre 1808 à Weimar et à Jena par S.A.S. Charles-Auguste Duc de Saxe-Weimar. Accompagnée d'un aperçu de leur mémorable entrevue à Erfort [sic]. / Beschreibung der Feierlichkeiten welche bei Anwesenheit von Ihro Majestäten der Kaiser Alexander und Napoleon und mehrerer gekrönten Häupter in Weimar und Jena am 6ten und 7ten October 1808 von Sr. Durchlaucht dem Herzoge Carl August von Sachsen-Weimar veranstaltet wurden. Nebst einem Überblicke Ihrer merkwürdigen Zusammenkunft in Erfurt.

      Weimar, Bureau d'industrie 1809 - in-folio, [4]-24 pp., texte bilingue sur deux colonnes (allemand et français), avec 5 planches hors-texte (deux en noir, une sur fond teinté, deux en couleurs), demi-basane verte à coins, dos lisse muet (reliure de l'époque). Des épidermures au dos. Très rare album publié à l'occasion de la rencontre et des entretiens entre Napoléon et Alexandre Ier à Erfurt, du 22 septembre au 14 octobre 1808, et qui se transformèrent en une sorte de fête européenne, avec parterre de souverains plus ou moins à la dévotion de l'Empereur français. Les planches représentent : 1. Les portraits en noir des souverains présents (gravée par C.A. Schwerdgeburth). - 2. L'ordonnance de la table impériale à la réception du 6 octobre 1808 à Weimar (en noir). - 3. Vue de l'obélisque érigé le 6 octobre devant le château de Weimar (sur fond teinté, gravé par Ermer d'après Steiner). - 4. La visite du champ de bataille d'Iéna par les deux souverains (en couleurs, par Geissler). - 5. La chasse au cerf donnée en l'honneur des deux Empereurs (en couleurs, par Schwerdgeburth). Davois I, 186. Ruggieri, 628.

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        Essai sur le principe de population, ou exposé des effets passés et présens de l'action de cette cause sur le bonheur du genre humain, suivi de quelques recherches relatives à l'espérance de guérir ou d'adoucir les maux qu'elle entraine. Traduit de l'Anglois par Pierre Prevost. Tome premier - tome troisième

      Paris, chez J.J. Panchoud, Genève, chez le même libraire 1809 - Three volumes in 8vo; pp. XXIII, (1), 424, (6); pp. (4), 395, (3); pp. (4), 392; half calf over blue boards, minor rubbing, spines with some gilding and gilt lettering, untrimmed edges, endpapers a bit soiled or browned, else only occasional browning, clean and crisp, a very good set. First French edition of one of the most influential works in the history of economic thought. Malthus was not the only one to write about population growth, but he was the first who systematically and drastically analyzed the risks and necessary measures. He laid down the principle that population increases in geometrical ratio, but that subsistence increases only in arithmetical ratio. He argued that a stage would be reached where increases of population must be limited, and advocated checks on population increase in order to reduce poverty and misery. Kress B 5591, Sauer 5/1968: 1705, [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Raccolta di Cinquanta Costumi Pittoreschi

      Rome: Lorenzo Lazaro alle Covervile, 1809. Oblong folio. 10 1/2 x 15 7/8 inches). Engraved throughout: title and 50 plates, by Pinelli. Contemporary dark green half morocco over marbled paper-covered boards, small decorative green morocco title label Provenance: John Thomas Mott (Barningham, Norfolk, armorial bookplate) First edition of the first and best known collection of views of the picturesque costume of Italy. This highly evocative series was a justified 'best-seller' - published in various forms from 1808 to 1828, every 'grand tourist' would return with a copy of this work. The present example, a first edition, shows a crispness that tends to be lost with the later reprints. The images are by turns joyful, comedic, dramatic, tragic and work-a-day. All are engraved with a sureness of line and matchless sense of composition that are the hallmarks of Pinelli's work. The final plate represents the artist himself: Pinelli relaxes, his work done, seated on some Roman masonry, two dogs for company. Cicognara noted that : "Questi sono tolti la più parte dalle abitudini del popolo romano, e sono espressi con una verità e fedeltà insuperabile". Benezit X 951; Choix 17.803; Cicognara 1762; Colas 2370; Hiler 712; Lipperheide Ja12; Nagler XII 480 Nuc 459; Rossetti III n° 8195; Vinet 2294.

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        Tableau comparatif des résultats de la cristallographie et de l'analyse chimique, relativement à la classification des minéraux.

      Chez Courcier, A Paris 1809 - In-8 de (4)-LVI-(2)-312 pp. 4 planches repliées, veau havane, dos lisse orné, pièce de titre en maroquin rouge, filets dorés d'encadrement sur les plats (reliure de l'époque). Edition originale complète du feuillet d'errata supplémentaire. Précieux exemplaire comportant un envoi autographe signé : A Monsieur Viaud de Belair, hommage de la reconnaissance de l'auteur. Hauy. « In his Tableau comparatif (1809) Haüy compared the results of the crystallographic and chemical determinations of mineral species. Haüy"s survey of the results of crystallography and chemical analysis in relation to the classification of minerals (1809) gave a detailed exposition of the successes and difficulties his method encountered. Haüy emphasized the invariability of the form and the composition of the constituent molecule of a species but was forced to admit that the definite proportions were often blurred by heterogeneous materials accidentally mixed with the compound » (DSB). Pierre Jacques Calixte Viaud de Belair, né en 1760, originaire de l'île de Noirmoutier, fut auditeur au cours de zoologie de Jean-Baptiste Lamarck. Sa carte de visite est contrecollée sur la page de garde, et cette inscription : M. l'Abbé Hauy décédé le 1er juin 1822 à 9 heures du matin. Très bon exemplaire. Quelques rousseurs. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        The Travels of Capts. Lewis & Clarke [sic], by order of the government of the United States, performed in the years 1804, 1805, & 1806, being upwards of three thousand miles, from St. Louis, by way of the Missouri, and Columbia Rivers, to the Pacific Ocean: containing an account of the indian tribes, who inhabit the western part of the continent unexplored, and unknown before. With copious delineations of the manners, customs, religion, &c. of the Indians. Compiled from various authentic sources, and documents. To which is subjoined, a summary of the statistical view of the Indian Nations, from the official communication of Meriwether Lewis

      Philadelphia: published by Hubbard Lester, 1809. 12mo bound in sixes. (7 1/8 x 4 1/4 inches). 1 folding engraved map (11 1/4 x 9 inches), 1 stipple engraved frontispiece by W.R. Jones, 4 unsigned etched plates with roulette work. Contemporary marbled sheep, neatly rebacked to style, the flat spine divided into six compartments by gilt fillets, the original black morocco lettering-piece in the second compartment Provenance: J.C. Smith (early inscription noting the purchase of the book from "an itinerant bookseller at the price of one dollar"); Floyd B. Smith (bookplate) First edition of the first Lewis and Clark "Apocrypha" complete with plates and the rare map - "the first in a long and mostly related series of unauthorized published accounts of the expedition" (Literature of Lewis and Clark). In response to the growing curiosity of the public regarding the findings of Lewis and Clark and the delay in publication of the authorized account of their expedition, this compilation of information from previously published works, including Gass, Mackenzie, Carver, and Jefferson's Message of 1806, was published in 1809, with a London edition following the next year. "The dearth of information on the adventures of the Corps of Discovery spawned a remarkable literature: the creation of seemingly authentic, but not quite honest accounts of the travels of Lewis and Clark ... It is probable that 'Hubbard Lester' is a pseudonym. Whoever this publisher was, he was clever. The 'Recommendation of the President' in this volume appeared to be Thomas Jefferson's endorsement, though it was nothing of the kind. It was merely a subterfuge to entice purchasers" (Literature of Lewis and Clark). The work contains five plates, purporting to be of western Indians. One of these is based on the frontispiece of Bartram's Travels ...; the others have no earlier appearance that we can trace but are likely ficticious representations. The present copy includes the rare folding map, which Wheat notes as "the earliest published map with legends stemming from Lewis and Clark." The map is largely based on the Arrowsmith and Lewis 1804 map of Louisiana This first Philadelphia edition is quite rare, and is almost invariably found in terrible condition and almost always without the map or plates. Howes 1321; Literature of the Lewis and Clark Expedition 4a.1; Pilling Proof-sheets 2282; Sabin 96499; Shaw & Shoemaker 17911; Streeter sale 3122; Wagner-Camp 8:1.

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        The United States of North America: with the British Territories, and those of Spain

      [London]: Wm. Faden, 1809. Copper-engraved map, with full original colour, in excellent condition apart from repair to center fold. The seventh issue of one of the most important early maps of the United States Faden's sequence of maps of the United States represents one of the most important cartographic depictions of the newly independent republic. The present map is the seventh issue of the fourteen total appellations (including the parent plan and thirteen subsequent issues). The Faden sequence comprises a fascinating series of historical documents regarding the political development of the United States, each issue capturing a distinct stage in America's transformative change. The map does not acknowledge the recent admission of the State of Ohio (1803), though the process of territorial development is noted in "The Seven Ranges" and "Army Land" in the southeast corner of the state, where Thomas Hutchins established the wisdom of using right angles and grids to establish governmental and proprietorial entities, the system that would overlay most of America's future territory. Various private and public plans are underway throughout the southern halves of Ohio and the future Indiana and Illinois. For example, an enterprise that was headed by "Colonel Simmes [sic]," in western Ohio. John Cleves Symmes (1742-1814), an eccentric New Jersey magistrate, who had contributed to the Continental Army, and who later wrote a book which theorized that the interior of the earth was both hollow and inhabitable, and could be entered through the poles. The map is helpfully colored to designate, as his previous maps had, the rulership of the various parts. Now the list consists of Great Britain, Spain, France (really just cod fishing rights of the western coast of Newfoundland) and the United States, whose responsibilities now include the Louisiana Territory. Faden also designated purple regions that represent, "The Aborigines or Indians, and Boundaries of the Lands they have Granted". The purple regions tellingly assert the rapid spread of the white settlers including all the Great Lakes and cutting through New York, Pennsylvania and south through Georgia. Clearly, the British supposition and hope that the Americans would be confined to the Atlantic seaboard was false. Faden elected to present the extreme British conception of the border in northern Maine, (whose northern boundary disputes would continue well into the 19th century) and in the northwest, the border was supposed to run west to the source of the Mississippi, when in reality the source was located well to the south. The map also features "The Twenty Leagues Line" located off of the east coast that marked the exclusive maritime jurisdiction of the United States. The composition is completed by an especially finely engraved title cartouche which depicts scenes of commerce in the prosperous new nation. Stevens & Tree, "Comparative Cartography," 80 (g) in Tooley "The Mapping of America." Not in Phillips.

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        The Antiquities of Nations, more particularlyof the Celtae or Gauls: containing a Great Variety of Historical,Chronological, and Etymological Discoveries, many of them Unknown bothto the Greeks and Romans. To which is prefixed, A sketch of the Life ofthe Author.

      London. Printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones. [1809]. 16mo. 16.2cm, 2nd edition, xxviii,372p., complete with half title, in19th century half dark brown calf, double gilt ruled raised bands, crushblack morocco label, gilt titles, marbled boards, boards bit worn orfaded, some slight edge wear else very good to fine copy. An Englishtranslation of the original French first edition "Antiquite De La Nationet De La Langue Des Celtes". (1703), first translation to English in1709. The best known work of Paul-Yves Pezron, a 17th Century priest fromBrittany. A study of the connection between the Celtic origins of theBretons and the Welsh with tables of Greek, Latin and German words "takenfrom the "Celtick or Gaul-ish Language." Antiquities of Nations was avery popular book in the 18th century and even into the early 19th asevidenced by this edition published in the early 1800's but now bothfirst and second editions are very rare.. 1st Edition. Hardcover.

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        English Bards, and Scotch Reviewers A Satire

      London: James Cawthorn, British Library, [1809]. First Edition. Second issue with added "Preface." 12mo (17.5cm.); contemporary half brown gilt-ruled morocco over drab boards, gilt-tooled spine in six compartments; vi,54pp. Extremities darkened and rubbed, small losses of spine leather expertly repaired; lacking half title, else contents about fine. Near Very Good overall, housed in custom half morocco cloth chemise and slipcase, gilt-lettered spine in 6 compartments. Contemporary armorial bookplate of a Robert (or R.W.?) St. John to front pastedown. Second issue variant with "Despatch" on page 5, line 7. Watermark dated 1805. WISE I, pp. 20-3.

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        Hakluyt's collection of the early voyages, travels, and discoveries, of the English nation. Edited by R.H. Evans.London, G. Woodfall for R.H. Evans and R. Priestley, 1809-1812. 5 volumes. Folio. Contemporary gold-tooled red morocco (F. BEDFORD).

      Lowndes II, p. 972. Fine limited edition of Richard Hakluyt's collection of voyages, one of 75 copies printed on imperial paper. Hakluyt was proud to have discovered many ancient accounts, not limiting himself to only English voyages. The work was once called, by Mr. Froude "the prose epic of the modern English nation". The work is divided into voyages to the South and Southeast, voyages to the North and Northeast, and voyages to the West. Hakluyt was also very interested in the New World. He brought his readers up to date on recent events such as Raleigh's voyage to Guiana, and he also included non-English voyages, such as the expeditions of Verrazano, Ribaut, Laudonnière, and the Zeno brothers, as well as a large number of documents describing the West Indies from Spanish sources.''A very accurate reprint of the best folio'' (Lowndes). Some occasional light spotting. Fine set.

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        Manuscript Note Stating that Louis-Antoine de Bougainville is Selling his House with Garden in Grisy-Suisnes to Count Charles Louis David Le Peletier d'Aunay].

      1809 - Paris, 7 July 1809. 12mo (15,5x10,5 cm). Brown ink on paper. A very good note. Manuscript note regarding the sale of Louis-Antoine de Bougainville's mansion in Grisy-Suisnes (Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region, north-central France), now known as "Jardins de Bougainville." The mansion built in ca. 1650 by Nicolas Sainctot, the king's butler and introducer of ambassadors to the court, in the 18th century was owned my Madame des Oeillets, a mistress of Louis XIV. The estate was purchased by Bougainville in 1799 as a countryside residence, both the house and the garden were significantly reconstructed with the help of an architect and landscape designer François Joseph Bélanger. The garden became famous for its roses and exotic plants, thanks to the talents of a gardener Christophe Cochet. Bougainville sold his house in 1809 to count Charles Louis David Le Peletier d'Aunay (1750-1831), Maréchal de camp (1789), count of the Empire (1810), member of the electoral college of the Nièvre department. Louis-Antoine, Comte de Bougainville was a French admiral and explorer. A contemporary of James Cook, Bougainville took part in the French and Indian War and the unsuccessful French attempt to defend Canada from Britain. He gained fame for his expeditions to settle the Falkland Islands (1760s) and his voyage to the Pacific Ocean. Bougainville was the leader of the first French circumnavigation (1766-1769) during which he discovered Tahiti (not knowing that it had been visited by S. Wallis on HMS Dolphin a year before).

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        THE INAUGURAL SPEECHES AND MESSAGES OF THOMAS JEFFERSON, ESQ. LATE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. TOGETHER WITH THE INAUGURAL SPEECH OF JAMES MADISON, ESQ. HIS SUCCESSOR IN OFFICE

      Boston, 1809. Original blue paper covers with no spine, likely as issued. Light dampstaining and soiling. Still, very good. In a slipcase. Inaugural addresses of Jefferson and James Madison, issued on the occasion of Madison's election to the presidency, together with several other messages to Congress.

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