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        "Vue De Bruhl Pres Vienne." Radierung (Gezeich. u. geäzt v. B. PIRINGER) bei FONTANA, Paris um 1810.

      . Bildformat 31 x 43 cm. Der Beginn der Brühl mit dem Mödlingbach, links der Frauenstein. Gereinigt, Künstlerangabe verblasst, rückseitig fremde Papierreste, Schäden im linken weißen Rand.. Nicht in Nebehay-Wagner. Schönes, sehr seltenes Blatt des seit 1809 in Paris lebenden österreichischen Kupferstechers und Landschaftszeichners Benedikt Piringer (1780-1826).

      [Bookseller: Wiener Antiquariat Ingo Nebehay GmbH]
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        Die Wahlverwandtschaften. Ein Roman. 2 Bände. Vortitel, 306; 340 S. Grüner Pappbd d. Z. (Rücken unter Verwendung des alten Materials restauriert) mit Rückentitel und Filetenvergoldung.

      Tübingen, J. G. Cotta, 1809.. . Erste Ausgabe. Die 'Wahlverwandtschaften' waren ursprünglich als Erzähleinlage in den 'Wanderjahren' geplant, der Stoff der kompliziert angelegten Dichtung wuchs jedoch schnell zu einem eigenen Roman an. Mit dem Titel und der "chemischen Gleichnisrede" nahm Goethe Bezug auf einen damaligen Begriff aus dem Bereich der Naturwissenschaften. Es wurde damit die Eigenschaft bestimmter chemischer Elemente bezeichnet, bei Annäherung anderer Stoffe ihre bestehende Verbindung zu lösen und sich mit neu hinzutretenden Elementen gleichsam 'wahlverwandtschaftlich' zu verbinden. "Goethe übertrug dieses an chemischen Elementen beobachtete Kräftespiel von Anziehung und Abstoßung auf den Bereich der Geschlechterbeziehung: In der konfliktgeladenen Gegenüberstellung verschiedener Liebeskonzepte - der leidenschaftlich-ungebundenen und der ehelich-institutionalisierten Liebe - problematisiert der Roman das Verhältnis von Freiheit und Notwendigkeit, von Naturtrieben und kulturellen Normen. Das chemische Modell ... dient jedoch nicht nur dazu, den Modellfall einer zerbrechenden Ehe zu inszenieren und damit einer freieren Form des Verhältnisses von Mann und Frau zu reden (die am Ende ohnehin in eine Aporie mündet). Vielmehr zeigt das Werk - selbst ein Experiment - das bis zum Scheitern reichende Bemühen um kulturelle Ordnungsmuster schlechthin ... Bei den meisten Zeitgenossen stießen die 'Wahlverwandtschaften' allerdings auf wenig Beifall. Immer wieder wurde der Vorwurf der Immoralität ... erhoben, und seine Nachwirkung im 19. Jh. war, im Unterschied zum 'Wilhelm Meister', gering, obgleich die 'Wahlverwandtschaften' mit ihrer Verknüpfung von Eheproblematik und Gesellschaftskritik am Anfang einer Reihe großer Eheromane des 19. Jhdts, wie 'Madame Bovary', 'Anna Karenina' oder 'Effi Briest', stehen. Erst seit der Wende zum 20. Jh. wurde, eingeleitet durch die Äußerungen von Th. Fontane, H. v. Hofmannsthal, den Brüdern Mann, A. Döblin oder W. Benjamin, die Modernität dieses Romans erkannt, dessen treffende Darstellung einer sich im Übergang befindlichen Zeit bereits Achim v. Arnim registriert hatte" (KNLL). - Exlibris. Unterschiedlich stockfleckig, breitrandig. - Goed. IV 3, 388, 181. Hagen 327. Hirzel A 273. Meyer 925. Kippenberg I 384. Borst 1089.

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        William Tell; or Swisserland Delivered

      London: Sherwood, Neely and Jones, 1809. xxxvi, 115pp, [5]. Original paper covered boards, later reback, smooth spine divided into six panels by gilt bands, morocco title label to second panel, small Turkish pattern marbled endpapers, all edges marbled. Boards worn, corners heavily worn. Internally lightly browned, occasional spotting, frontispiece browned, foxed and coming loose, with slight off setting onto title, lacking the half-title. The first English edition of this classic, Gumuchian has the Harris published 1823 edition, but not this one. Uncommon, COPAC shows at the BL only (and their copy seemingly lacking 4pp of the adverts to rear). First Edition. Half Calf and Boards. Good. 12mo.

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        Le Parfumeur Imperial, ou l'art de preparer les odeurs, essences, parfums, aromates, eaux de senteur, poudres, pommades, huiles, pates, lait virginal, cosmetiques, vinaigres de proprete, savons et savonnettes, pastilles odorantes, fumigations, bains aromatiques, gants parfumes, rouge de toutes qualites, ainsi que la recette la plus moderne pour la composition de l'Eau de Cologne; suivi d'un index alphabetique des substances propres a la parfumerie

      8vo. Paris: Brunot-Labbe, 1809. 8vo. xiv, 402, [2] pp. Original red pastepaper wrappers, faded, printed paper label on spine First edition of Bertrand's study of perfume and cosmetics. "The year 1809 saw the publication of Le Parfumeur Imperial by C. F. Bertrand. There was no longer a royal perfumer, but the actual substance of Bertrand's book contained material similar to that discussed by eighteenth-century handbooks, such as how to make pomades of hyacinths, roses, jonquils, and mixed flowers (pommades de pot-pourri). Bertrand also contributed to the raging controversies by suggesting his own recipe for eau de cologne." - Morris, Fragrance, p. 173. Also included are recipes for vinegar waters, then a necessary part of the toilet for reasons of health. "[Vinegar] was a preservative against contagion and 'bad air.' By the time Bertrand's book appeared, perfumed gloves were no longer the rage they had been. The Hungary waters were prominent, as were the eaux de Cologne." - Sagarin, The Science and Art of Perfumery, p. 217. Montesquiou, Pays des Aromates, no. 20. Not in Wiggishoff.

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        Medizinische National-Zeitung für Deutschland (Jahrgang 1 bis 12 in 12 Bänden).

      Altenburg 1798/1809. - Halblederbände der Zeit (Rückenschilder etwas abweichend), 25,5 x 21 cm, Einbände gering berieben, schöne Reihe, innen teils etwas gebräunt. Vollständige Folge der ersten 12 Jahrgänge der von J. F. Pierer begründeten und redigierten "Altenburger medizinischen Annalen" (ab 1800: Allgemeine medizinische Annalen). Die Zeitschrift erschien bis 1830, das Nachfolgeorgan trug den Titel "Allgemeine medizinische Zeitung". Pierer war Stadt- und Amtsphysikus in Altenburg; sein Sohn Heinrich August war Herausgeber des berühmten "Universal-Lexikons", dessen erste Bände mit Unterstützung und im Verlag seines Vaters erschienen. Jahrgang. 1798 mit Supplement und Intelligenzblatt, Jahrgang. 1799 mit Intelligenzblatt, Jahrgänge 1801-05 mit angehängtem Korrespondenzblatt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Memoirs of Count Grammont ? Translated from the French, with Notes and Illustrations

      London: for J. White, Fleet Street; Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, Paternoster Row; and J. Scott, Strand, 1809. The second edition, revised. With 40 engraved hand-colored plates. xi, 378; 284; 304 pp. T. Bensley, Printer. 3 vols. 8vo. Dark blue morocco, t.e.g., rest of edges uncut, light rubbing to joints, else fine. From the library of Harvey Frost. 40 HAND-COLOURED PLATES The Memoirs of Count Grammont is a fascinating account of the court of Charles II during 1662-4; "it is written with such brilliancy and vivacity that it must always rank as a classic" (DNB). Gibbon called it "the delight of every man and woman of taste".

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        Willie & Lucy At The Sea- Side- For Very Little Children

      The Religious Tract Society, Hardcover, Book Condition: Poor, Dust Jacket Condition: No JacketThe boards are marked and worn. The binding has been repaired. Gift inscription dated 1809.Damp marked. Several tears. Some foxing. Very poor copy.[R.K] Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: tc52.

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        sefer Leshon Khakhamim [Hagada shel Pesach. Passover Haggadah]

      Daniel and Samuel Sa'adon, Leghorn [= Livorno], Italy 1809 - In Hebrew, though as always in the hagadot, the "Ha Lakhma Anya" and the "Khad Gadya" are in Aramaic. Yudlov 522. Yaari 366. Popular two part commentary on the Pesah Haggadah, comprised of Midrash be-Hiddush by the kabbalist R. Eliezer Nahman Foa (d. c. 1659) and Hevel Benei Yehudah by R. Simeon ben Judah Havilyo. Both commentaries had been printed earlier, Midrash be-Hiddush in Venice (1641) and Hevel Benei Yehudah in Mantua (1694-95) but this is the first joined printing. There are approbations from R. Jacob Nunes Weiss, R. Elijah Hayyim Walnisin, and R. Solomon Gallico, all of Livorno. The introduction to Midrash be-Hiddush is by twenty-five of R. Foa¿s studnets, their names follwing the text. They write that¿ Therefore, it is for us to praise the midrash that came out of our bet midrash by the sage R. Eliezer Nahman Foa, who with great scrutiny found in the verses and words of the sages details of numerous miracles and plagues with which the Mizrim were smote. In it are many new interpretations, fit for the table of kings [etc.] Although the rav desired to merit the public and bring them closer to Torah, nevertheless due to his great humility he did not wish to bring it to press, for it is his practice to conceal his name. However, we, members of his society, having tasted of this midrash and finding it a ¿flask of balsam oil¿ (Sanhedrin 108a, Avodah Zarah 35b) lying in a corner, our spirits determined to move it from corner to corner so that its aroma will be dispersed.¿ R. Havilyo¿s commentary is a combination of literal and kabbalastic interpretations. An example of the latter is, ¿In every generation a person is obligated to regard himself as if he had come out of Egypt . . . It comes to instruct us that every Jewish soul was under the domain of the kelipot and the Holy One, blessed be He, came in His glory, so to speak, and delivered us for the sake of His kindness and brought us out from there and we find that the spirit of resurrection . . .¿ R. Foa was a student of R. Moses Isserles (Rema) and R. Menahem Azariah da Fano and the teacher of R. Moses Zacuto. He established a Hevrah Kedushah (burial society) in Reggio entitled Hevrat ha-Aluvim. R. Havilyo was a grandson of the renowned kabbalist R. David Havilyo. R. Simeon¿s father came to Erez Israel from Egypt, serving as av bet din in Hebron. R. Simeon too served as rabbi in Hebron, subsequently traveling in the east, and, in 1694-95, was in Italy, where he published two of his books, Hevel Benei Yehudah and Helek Benei Yehudah, both comprised of his own insights and those of his father. These commentaries have since become popular among Belz Hassidim and been republished by them with other commentaries. Mis-paginated, complete. [2], 62 leaves for a total of 64 leaves. Possibly original boards. Gilt label on front board bears the Hebrew inscription: Hagvir HaMeromam kvod harav David Ricanati N. R. V. = Natre Rakhmana uParke. [= The illustrious and wealthy David Ricanati, may God preserve him.] The name of this scion of the illustrious Italian Jewish family appears to have been written over another name, now illegible, written in smaller letters in Rashi script. The recto of the blank front free endpaper and the title page both have a purple ink rubber stamp impression: BIBLIOTECA TALMUD TORA FERRARA. Arm¿.Scaf¿.Num¿. And the front pastedown has the penciled inscription in the hand of an old or ailing person: "C. 2. 271". This edition is not illustrated. Additional scans available upon request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Disolvirungs- und resp. Revisions-Liste uiber den heut Datto vorgefundenen Effective Stand, sowohl in Mann als Pferd, des obgedachten Corps.

      Andrichau (Westgalizien, heute Andrychow in Polen), 26. VII. 1809.. 3 SS. auf gefalt. Bogen. Mit eigenh. U. des Oberstleutnants J. G. v. Schill und des Oberleutnants Paul v. Vörös (Vöresz) sowie eines weiteren Offiziers (v. Reisky?). Folio.. Letzte Revisionsliste des vom 73jährigen Johann Georg von Schill gegen Napoleon gebildeten Freicorps, das noch im Sommer trotz des bereits weitgehend verlorenen Fünften Koalitionskriegs mit seinen Werbungen fortgefahren hatte und nun zugunsten österreichischer Freiwilligenverbände aufgelöst wurde. Das berühmtere Freicorps seines Sohnes Ferdinand von Schill war bereits Ende Mai in Stralsund zerrieben, sein Kommandant getötet worden. Schill Vater, der das preußische Heer verlassen hatte, um mit österreichischer Unterstützung ein "Schlesisches Freicorps" zu bilden, hatte seit Anfang Mai als Verbindungsoffizier zur Truppe seines Sohnes den Oberleutnant Franz Frhr. von Loen an seiner Seite; die vorliegende Liste weist ihn aus als "Auf Werbung in Troppau". Insgesamt verzeichnet sind 69 Husaren mit 56 Pferden (unter v. Loen), 35 Mann Infanterie (unter Alexius Anthes und Kasimir v. Woyna) und 19 Mann Jägerei (unter Ludwig Frhr. v. Trach und v. Schmelzing). "Das Bild, wie es sich aus den Standeslisten ergab, war, an dem gemessen, was erwartet wurde, wenig erfreulich [...] Da sich in Preußisch-Schlesien durch Einspruch der zuständigen Regierungen die in Aussicht genommenen Orte als Werbeplätze nicht verwenden ließen, mußten diese in Westgalizien, Österreichisch-Schlesien und Nordmähren eingerichtet werden [...] Da die polnische Bevölkerung Krakaus und ganz Westgaliziens [...] sich feindlich verhielt und die Zahl der Ausländer, die sich meldeten, keineswegs hinreichte, um die Reihen des Korps zu füllen, beantragte [Schill], Werbeoffiziere in die Lager der Hauptarmee Erzherzog Karls zu schicken [...] Es erfolgte aber keine Antwort. [...] Die Freikorps gingen alle der Auflösung entgegen. [...] Am 26. Juli war es soweit. Von Targanica [bei Andrichau] aus, dem letzten Standort des Freikorps, wurden die Füseliere zum österreichisch-galizischen dritten Freibataillon, die Husaren zum österreichischen Kosakenpulk transferiert" (Ernstberger, J. G. v. Schill [Gräfeling 1959], S. 119-121). Ähnliche Assent- und Transferierungslisten finden sich noch im Wiener Kriegsarchiv (Hofkriegsratsakten, 1810/G/4/31/3).

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        Saggio sopra la vera struttura del cervello dell' uomo e degl' animali e sopra le funzioni del sistema nervosa.Sassari: Nella Stamperìa da S.S.R.M. Privilegiata, 1809.

      First edition, extremely rare, of this pioneering work on neurophysiology, anticipating many of the discoveries made by Flourens fifteen years later. OCLC locates four copies in America. "Rolando was the first to demonstrate that the cerebellum was not the 'seat of life.' In his publication of 1809 he maintained that the cerebellum was responsible for movements... Rolando was a brilliant and diligent observer. He was the first to describe the <i>substantia gelatinosa</i> (which today bears his name) in the posterior horn. And his experiments in decerebrated animals convinced him that the hemispheres are responsible for higher functions such as the will and judgement ... Finally, Rolando was the first to detect consistency in the arrangement of the cortical gyri. Even up to the 1860s these seemed to many a mere chaos. To Rolando these convolutions could be "reduced to regular and specific shapes and positions." He found the central gyri to be constant features and described the <i>fissure centralis</i>, a structure that has become firmly linked with Rolando's name up to the present day" (Sammet, p. 405). ❧Garrison-Morton 1388.<br/><br/> "Working with animals, Rolando stimulated different parts of brain with galvanic current. He found that the most violent convulsions occurred when his electrodes were placed on the cerebellum. He also noted that when this organ was removed from pigs, sheep, birds and reptiles, the animals acted as if they were paralyzed. Smaller lesions resulted in uncertain and hesitant movements and led to swaying and loss of coordinated motor control. When the lesions were only on one side of the cerebellum, the effects were ipsilateral to the damage. <br/><br/> "Rolando's lesions and behavioral observations were admittedly crude. But as a result of seeing "weakness," paralysis, and instability after cerebellar lesions, he assigned the function of muscle movement to this structure, and distinguished this from the stupor that followed large cortical lesions.<br/><br/> "These findings, and his theory that the cerebellum functioned as a whole, were described in a book that he engraved, printed and bound himself in 1809. His <i>Saggio</i>, however, had a very limited printing and was not widely disseminated. The limited availability of Rolando's findings proved to be significant because his experiments on the cerebellum remained largely unknown to the wider scientific community for a number of years. <br/><br/> "It was during this time that Marie-Jean-Pierre Flourens began to publish his own "new" experiments on the cerebellum. This touched off a debate over primacy. Rolando's writings, unknown to Flourens when he began his work, were only later translated into French. It was then realized that the two men had been doing some of the same things" (Finger, p. 212).<br/><br/> Luigi Rolando (1773-1831) studied medicine in his home-town of Torino, where he was influenced particularly by Giovanni Francesco Cigna (1734-1790), known for his research on magnetism and electricity in animals. "In 1799 the duke of Savoy, Piedmont and Aosta, Vittorio Emanuele I, was forced to emigrate to Sardinia in the wake of the revolutionary wars and in 1804 invited Rolando to come to Sardinia as professor of practical medicine at the University of Sassari. Because of an outbreak of yellow fever in Livorno he had to stop at Florence, where he stayed for three years. Here he got to know the anatomist Paolo Mascagni (1752-1815), then famous for his work on lymphatic vessels ... Here Rolando could improve his knowledge of anatomy and especially his proficiency in anatomical drawing - many of the illustrations in his publications originate from his own hand. From 1807 to 1814 Rolando lived in Sardinia and could return to Torino only after the Napoleonic wars" (Sammet, p. 404). <br/><br/> S. Finger, <i>Origins of Neuroscience: A History of Explorations into Brain Function</i>, Oxford, 2001; K. Sammet, 'Luigi Rolando (1773-1831),' <i>Journal of Neurology</i> 254 (2007), pp. 404-5; Norman had a later paper by Rolando but not this monograph.. 8vo (210x150mm), pp. [2:blank] [i-viii] ix-xiv, [1] 2-98 [2:blank] with four engravings on three sheets, contemporary half calf with gilt spine lettering, capitals a little chipped and mild wear to extremeties, a few gathering with light browning. Very rare

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

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

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        Dichterin (1785-1859), vor ihrer Heirat mit Achim von Arnim (1811) geb. Brentano: Eigenh. Brief ohne U. O. O. u. D. [Februar 1809].,

      - Quer-Kl.-4°. 1 S. Mit Siegelrest und Adresse Maxplatz No 10, München. "Lieber Tieck, sogleich wird mich Clemens [ihr Bruder Clemens Brentano (1778-1842)] ablösen, um Ihnen den Zweck dieses Briefes deutlich zu machen. Wann kommen Sie hier her, wahrscheinlich wenn ich weg gehe, dann können Sie in meinem Zimmer wohnen, ich werde eine Kaze (sic!) anschaffen zu Ihrer Gesellschaft. Der Überbringer dieses Briefes, ist ein unschuldig in Sie verliebter, wie ich höre. Freund ich bitte, sind Sie kriegerischer Natur [di]eß einzige mögt ich nur wissen, wegen gewißen Ursachen, ob Sie nehmlich im Stande sind ein Gewehr ohne Zittern abzuschießen. oder gehen Sie lieber mit Bogen und Pfeil um, weil es nicht knallt, es ist mir sehr [im Original unterstrichen] wichtig dieß zu wißen." - // - 1808 wurde Schelling Generalsekretär der neu gegründeten Akademie der Bildenden Künste in München. Friedrich Carl von Savigny, ein Studienfreund von Clemens Brentano, war seit seiner Hochzeit (1804) mit dessen älteren Schwester Kunigunde Brentano auch mit Bettine verschwägert. 1808 wurde er auf eine ordentliche Professur für römisches Zivilrecht an die Universität Landshut berufen. Und so wurde München 1808/09 ein Treffpunkt der Romantiker. Im Oktober 1808 war der befreundete Dichter Ludwig Tieck (1773-1853), dem Bettine sehr zugetan war, nach München gekommen und an Gicht erkrankt. Bettine, die im Haus des französischen Emigranten Moy de Sons wohnte, pflegte ihn. Clemens, kurzzeitig in München, leistete dem kranken Dichter Gesellschaft und las ihm vor. - Caroline Schelling schreibt am 1. März 1809 an Pauline Gotter: "Hier kam sie [Bettine] mit ihrem Schwager Savigny her, welcher in Landshut angestellt ist, blieb aber ohne ihn, um singen zu lernen und Tieck zu pflegen, der seit Weihnachten an der Gicht kläglich danieder liegt und viel zartes Mitleid erregt." - Kleiner, ausgebesserter Randschaden vom Entsiegeln. Die Unterschrift ist abgeschnitten, sonst gut. - Wie bei allen Autographen wird die Echtheit von mir schriftlich garantiert. - Bis 15. März stelle ich auf der LEIPZIGER ANTIQUARIATSMESSE aus. - Deshalb kann ich Ihre Betellung erst ab 16. März bearbeiten. - Ich DANKE für Ihre Geduld. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550

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

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

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        A NARRATIVE of the CAMPAIGN of the BRITISH ARMY IN SPAIN commanded by his excellency LIEUT GENERAL SIR JOHN MOORE, K B

      Printed for Joseph Johnson., London 1809 - VG book. Colored lines on 1st map give routes of various armies & generals, long inner margin tear professionally repaired. 2nd map lightly foxed, one old incorrect fold line. Light scattered foxing & soiling thruout. MISSING the original eps & half title page. VG book. Rebacked, orig calf boards retained. 27x22cm,xii,324pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Letters From Canada, Written During A Residence There In The Years 1806, 1807, And 1808, Shewing The Present State Of Canada.Exhibiting Also The Commercial Importance Of Nova-Scotia, New Brunswick, & Cape-Breton; And Their increasing Ability, in Conjunction with Canada, to furnish the necessary Supplies of Lumber and Provisions to our West-India Islands

      London, 1809. First edition. With large folding map as frontis and 3 folding tables. [xvi] 406 pp. Bound in modern quarter mottled antiqued calf and marbled boards.

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        English Bards, and Scotch Reviewers A Satire

      London: James Cawthorn, 1809. First edition, second issue, with "Preface" leaf; p. 5 line 7 reading "despatch"; watermark "E & P 1805," as per all authorized copies. vi, 54 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Uncut in original drab green paper boards, printed in black. Crack in upper joint, skillful repair to foot of spine. Beautiful copy, in half blue morocco slipcase with chemise. Borowitz Copy Uncut in Boards A fine copy in original boards of Byron's classic takedown of the Edinburgh Review.

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        Letters From Canada, Written During A Residence There In The Years 1806, 1807, And 1808, Shewing The Present State Of Canada.Exhibiting Also The Commercial Importance Of Nova-Scotia, New Brunswick, & Cape-Breton; And Their increasing Ability, in Conjunction with Canada, to furnish the necessary Supplies of Lumber and Provisions to our West-India Islands

      London, 1809. First edition. With large folding map as frontis and 3 folding tables. [xvi] 406 pp. Bound in modern quarter mottled antiqued calf and marbled boards.

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        The Complete Confectioner and Family Cook Including all the late improvements in Confectionary, Preserving, Pickling, Jellies, Creams, Pastry, Baking, Cookery, etc etc with many Valuable Receipts and ample directions for Marketing, Trussing, Carving etc The whole being the result of many years practice and experience

      London: [printed by A. Allardice in Leith] for John Anderson, sold by Longman ... London ... Wogan & Cumming in Dublin, 1809. First edition, Edinburgh issue. [i-iii] iv-vi, [1] 2-454 pp. Engraved frontispiece, 7 engraved plates, woodcut illustrations on carving to text. 1 vols. 12mo signed in 6s (7 1?2 x 4 1?2 inches). Original boards, paper title label to backstrip. Old repairs to spine ends. Sporadic light foxing, plates 1 and 2 torn in half and repaired, small section of blank margin of plate 3 torn away without loss. Provenance: Roddam Falder (signature); Elizabeth Dale (signature). Includes recipes for many still popular Scottish sweets, cakes and biscuits - oat cakes and bannocks, shortbread, barley sugar, rock, tablet, apple dumplings and fritters, as well as chapters on pickling, carving and potting.

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        Mémoires Militaires, Historiques et Politiques de Rochambeau, Ancien Maréchal de France, et Grand Officier de la Légion d'Honneur

      Paris: Chez Fain, Imprimeur, 1809. (4), xii, 437 (1); (4), 395, (1) pp. 2 vols. 8vo. Contemporary sheep, flat spine, leather labels with volume number and title. Boards lightly rubbed, front joint of vol. I tender (short loss at head), single worm hole neatly through the lower margin of vol. I and lower board. Very good. Rochambeau served as commander-in-chief of the French Expeditionary Force which aided the American Continental Army against the British. His "Mémoires" cover the events of his landing in Rhode Island in 1780 to the British surrender in 1781 at Yorktown.

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        Palais, Maisons et Vues D&#39;Italie

      1809. CLOCHAR, Pierre. Palais, Maisons et Vues D&#39;Italie. [8], title, [19], [1] pp. Illustrated with 102 numbered full-page engraved plates by Bence and Clochar. Folio, 465 x 305 mm, bound in original French red paper over boards, leather title label on spine. Uncut. Paris: P. Gueffier, 1809.First Edition. French architect Pierre Clochar (b. 1774) made these drawings of Italian buildings and architecture in situ. Published upon his return to France, this collection of illustrations documents not only the landmark architecture of Italy but also vernacular edifices, keeping with Clochar&#39;s declared intention to present Italian buildings either unknown or previously unpublished (Introduction). Many of the images in Clochar&#39;s Palais, Maisons et Vues show denizens in local costume. Among the plates are floor plans, views of facades and ornaments, and cross sections of buildings. Clochar&#39;s study focuses on the buildings in and around Rome, but includes views of Florence, Tivoli, Fiesole, Venice, Ferrara, Pisa, and Genoa, as well. A few very light spots internally. Overall, an extremely fine copy in its original binding, rebacked with matching red paper spine. PROVENANCE: Circular ink stamp on title of the Convent d&#39;Etude de France; ex-libris of architect Rohault de Fleury (1801-1875), who designed several public and private buildings in Paris and wrote the first "Manuel des lois du batiment" (Paris: Central Society of Architects, 1862), followed by a number of magnificently illustrated works: "Les instruments de la Passion" (Paris, 1870); "L&#39;évangile, études iconographiques et archéologiques" (Tours, 1874); and "La Messe, études archéologiques sur ses monuments" (Paris, 1883-98). Berlin Katalog 2735.

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        Cours Gastronomique, ou Les Diners de Manant-Ville

      Paris: Brasseur Ainé, 1809. First Edition. Hardcover (Quarter Leather). Very Good Condition. Contemporary quarter leather, spine dry and chipped. Carte Gastronomique with a small ink stain and a tear at one fold, but still quite attractive. Despite the second edition statement on the title, it is really the first edition - a few chapters appeared in L'Épicurien Français. xx, 364pp. Oberle 171, Bitting 71, Vicaire 137. This is the first appearance of the Gastronomic map of France which became quite popular. Size: 8vo (octavo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Inventory No: CAT000142.

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        Kleines Andenken gewidmet Einem hohen, gnädigen Adel und verehrungswürdigen Publikum von Karl Joseph Pellkofen, Souffleur des hiesigen National-Theaters.

      Bamberg, Selbstverlag, 1809.. 8 Seiten. Umschlag der Zeit.. Seltene, einzige Ausgabe. Kein Nachweis über KVK. - Die kleine Schrift dokumentiert den kurzen Zeitabschnitt, in dem E.T.A. Hoffmann (1776-1822) am Bamberger Theater wirkte. Mit der Auflistung des Personalbestands des Theaters und dem Verzeichnis der aufgeführten Stücke vom 16. Oktober bis 30. Dezember 1808. Seit September war Hoffmann hier Musikdirektor und ist in der Namensliste neben Anton Dittmayer (hier fälschlich Dietmeier) als solcher aufgeführt. Zur Eröffnung des neu gebauten Theatergebäudes am Schillerplatz ist für den 16. Oktober 1808 E.T.A. Hoffmanns Allegorie "Das Gelübde" verzeichnet (zu der Heinrich Cuno die Musik schrieb), die am 23. "auf Befehl" wiederholt wurde. Hier gibt die Liste der in Folge gespielten Stücke interessante Einblicke in Hoffmanns Tätigkeit. Bekanntlich scheiterte er aber sehr bald bei einer von ihm dirigierten Oper und durch verschiedene Intrigen, so dass er die Stelle als Musikdirektor bereits nach zwei Monaten wieder verlor. In dieser Zeit entwickelte er auch die fiktive Figur des Kapellmeisters Johannes Kreisler, sein literarisches Alter Ego. - Sehr gut erhaltenes, außerordentlich seltenes Dokument zu E.T.A. Hoffmann und der Bamberger Theatergeschichte.

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        Moral tales: In three volumes

      Printed for J. Johnson, St. Pauls Churchyard, 1809. Hardcover. Used; Acceptable. Hardcover; English language; No jacket; 16mo - over 5.75" - 6.75" tall; a fair reading copy. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

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        L'Ambigu, ou variétés lettérairés et politiques. Recueil Periodique, publié les 10, 20 et 30 de chaque Mois. Anno 1809 mesi di genn., da marz. A lug., da ott. A dic. Varie notizie si riferiscono alle vicende napoleoniche. Rivista pubblicata in Inghilterra in lingua francese.

      P. Da Ponte 1809 nove volumi n - 8° pp. 204, da 437 a 671, 720, 252, 741, la numerazione è progressiva ogni tre mesi.. Brunite alcune pagine. Legatura in cartonato coevo con titolo al dorso.

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        The Art of Love, in Three Books. The Remedy of Love, the Art of Beauty, and Amours

      London: Printed for B. Crosby and Co, 1809. Frontispiece and 5 engravings by Hopwood. xxiv, [ii], 308 pp. 8vo. Contemporary red straight-grained morocco, covers tooled in gilt with outer Greek key and floral rolls, flat spine in six compartments, lettered in one, richly gilt with small tools in the rest, dated 1808 at foot, by Bartholomew Frye, Halifax (ticket on verso of ffep). With fore-edge painting of English estate with shooting scene in foreground. Fine. Bookticket of Ramon Cueva, Mexico, on front pastedown, early 20th century gift inscription in Spanish on first blank. In custom black cloth box. Frontispiece and 5 engravings by Hopwood. xxiv, [ii], 308 pp. 8vo. A fine example of a Frye of Halifax binding with fore-edge painting.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Dussek").

      Paris, 26. IV. 1809.. 1½ SS. Kl.-4to.. In französischer Sprache an einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten. - J. L. Dussek trat nach einem Studium der Philosophie in Prag als Pianist und Organist in den Niederlanden auf, konzertierte einige Jahre lang in Berlin und Hamburg am Piano und mit der Glasharmonika, nahm Kontakt zu C. P. E. Bach auf und kam anschließend nach St. Petersburg und Litauen. "Dussek lebte vorübergehend in Italien, später in Paris, floh 1790 vor den Revolutionsereignissen nach London und arbeitete dort u. a. mit Clementi und Haydn zusammen. Er gründete eine Notenstecherei und Musikalienhandlung, zog nach deren Bankrott 1799 nach Hamburg, lernte auf einer Konzertreise den preußischen Prinzen Louis Ferdinand kennen und lebte bis zu dessen Tod in seinem engeren Gefolge. 1808 wurde er Kapellmeister des Fürsten Talleyrand in Paris. Dussek komponierte vor allem Klavierwerke" (DBE).

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        Vue du Temple de la Sibylle Tiburtine a Tivoli. Ansicht des Sibyllen-Tempels in Tivoli.

      1809. Radierung, Roulette und Kaltnadel, 1809, auf Velin. 32,5:41,7 cm. Literatur: Le Blanc 79; Perez 139, VI (von VI). - Sehr guter, vollrandiger Abdruck, Einriß im oberen Rand restauriert. - In einer Zeile unter der Darstellung heißt es: "Dessine et grave a l'eau forte par J. J. De Boissieu 1809 a l'age de 73 ans.". Der hauptsächlich als Zeichner, Radierer und Kupferstecher tätige Künstler studierte in seiner Geburtsstadt an der Ecole gratuite de dessin. Darüber hinaus bildete er sich autodidaktisch weiter. 1758 veröffentlichte er im Auftrag des Pariser Stechers und Kupferstichverlegers Pariset seine ersten Radierungen. 1761-1764 setzte er sein Studium in Paris fort, wo er Schüler des Historienmalers J.-Ch. Frontier (1701-1763) und eines gewissen Lombards war. In Paris verkehrte er im Kreis von J.G. Wille (1715-1808), Jos. Vernet (1714-1789), L.-E. Watelet (1780-1866), J.-B. Greuze (1725-1805), J.G. Soufflot (1713-1780) und dem jungen Herzog Alex Duc de La Rochefoucauld, den er 1765-1766 nach Italien begleitete. In Italien schuf er zahlreiche Landschaftszeichnungen und Abbildungen von Monumenten. Nach seiner Rückkehr nach Lyon hatte er großen Erfolg mit seinen Zeichnungen und Radierungen, mit Porträts und italienischen und niederländischen Landschaften sowie der heimischen Landschaft von Lyon. Auch als Reproduktionsstecher nach Gemälden oder Skulpturen fand er zahlreiche Auftraggeber. 1771 wurde der Künstler zum königlichen Berater und Kämmerer berufen. 1780 erfolgte die Aufnahme in die Lyoner Akademie. Während der französischen Revolution stand er unter der Protektion des Künstlers J.-L David (1748-1825) - seine Kupferplatten wurden unter gesetzlichen Schutz gestellt. 1802 wurde Boissieu Mitglied der Verwaltungskommission des Kunstkonservatoriums. 1806 bis zu seinem Tode war er Bürgermeister von Lentilly in der Nähe von Lyon. Boissieus Arbeiten sind in den Museen weltweit zu finden, so in Paris im Louvre, in Frankfurt am Main im Städel oder in der National Gallery of Art in Washington DC.

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        Poetical magazine : Dedicated to the lovers of the muse by their humble servant R. Ackermann.. - Complete in 4 volumes

      London : At R. Ackermann's repository of arts, ... 1809-1811, 1809, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionScattered marginal foxing. Finely and [period] sympathetically bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Blind-tooled cross-bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. An exceptional set; of presentation quality - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Related names; Combe, William (1742-1823) - contains the first print appearance of Doctor Syntax - 'The schoolmaster's tour'. Physical description; 4 v. : ill., (part col.) ; 22 cm. Notes; v. 1-4; May 1809-Apr. 1811. All published. Engraved t.p. in each volume. Index in each v. Subtitle varies slightly. The schoolmaster's tour [of Dr. Syntax].

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        Ansicht der Stadt Jena in den Octobertagen 1806. Nebst einem Anhange.

      Seidler, Jena 1809 - 4to. Mit 6 Kupfern u. 2 kolor. Aquatinta-Taf. (1 gef.). 1 Bl., 129 S. Marmorierte Brosch. d. Zt. Holzmann-Bohatta I, 2291. - Die Kupfer zeigen den Napoleonsberg, Ansicht der Stadt Jena von Morgen her, Bivouac der Franzosen im Mühlthale, Der Griesbachsche Garten 1806 (koloriert), Nachtlagerplatz Napoleons vor der Schlacht bei Jena, Franzosen mit Kanonen am Apoldaischen Steiger, Stadtkirche abends den 14. Oktober 1806 (kolor., gef.), Napoleonsberg 7. Okt. 1808. - Einband berieben, Rücken m. Fehlstellen. Exlibris im Innendeckel, Name auf Titel. Durchgehend etw. fleckig gebräunt. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Rime ? in 2 voll.

      Picotti 1809 in 4°, pp. XV, (1), 355, XXVIII, 318, leg. in p / perg. coeva con tit. in oro su tass. rosso e filetti dorati al ds. Ottimo esempl. di quest?opera, stampata su carta forte con qualche leggera fiorit.natur. ad alcuni margini. L?editore, Giovan Battista Picotti, è considerato il miglior emulo del Bodoni. Amico di Bartolomeo Gamba, ebbe con questi una fitta corrispondenza in cui emerge la sua perizia e il suo zelo nell?edizione dei testi a lui affidati. Rara edizione, stimata e ricercata.

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        The Second Part of the General Survey of England and Wales Containing the whole of Devon and a portion of the adjoining Counties. Done by the Surveyors of His Majesty's Ordnance, under the Direction of Lt. Col. Mudge, of the Royal Artillery, F.R.S

      1809 (or later) Large folding map in two sections disecting in to 72 segments to each sections and mounted on linen. With original slipcase with printed title label. Sheets 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27. Overall size 2450 x 1850 mm. In addition with this set there is a smaller folding map of Bude Bay (Cornwall, sheet 29). A later edition of the complete Devonshire map, sold by Edward Stanford of 6 Charing Cross, London.. Near Fine. Scale: one inch to one mile. Book.

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        Representacion escrita por el Sr. D. . Maestro de Fernando VII, siendo Príncipe de Asturias, principal fundamento de la causa del Escorial, por haberla hallado en poder de S.A. para entregarla al Sr. D. Carlos IV. Acusacion puesta por D. Simon de Viegas. Defensa de dicho Sr. Escoiquiz escrita por el Lic. D. Juan de Madrid Davila y una representacion hecha por el Fiscal D. Simon de Viegas a Fernando VII siendo ya Rey

      126 páginas. Es de gran interés para el estudio de aquel periodo turbulento. Se critica durísimamente a Godoy. Ejemplar limpio y en perfecto estado Palau nº 81286 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Description de l'Egypte. Mémoire sur l'agriculture, l'industrie et le commerce de l'Egypte

      First edition of this brief excerpt from the Description de l'Egypte, Section Modern State, Volume second, third delivery. Good impression on strong paper cloth. Cardboard cream parchment modern. Smooth back with part of title in black sheepskin. Copy uncut, wide-margined. Large and important study is divided into three main parts, agriculture, industry and trade. The introduction is a short travelogue recalling that scientists writing these memoirs were on the ground; Follows a highly organized description of the state of agriculture in the early nineteenth century (wheat, rice, pink ...), different industries and domestic and foreign trade of Egypt (endnotes a general condition of the goods having paid the customs duties in major ports). The whole is always written with a critical target, objective, and anxious accuracy. De l'imprimerie impériale A Paris 1809 In Folio (27x42,5cm) 491-714p. Un Vol. relié

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        Mémoire sur les finances de l'Egypte, depuis sa conquête par le Sultan selym 1er., jusqu'à celle du général en cher Bonaparte ; par M. le Comte Estève. Mémoire sur le système d'imposition territoriale et sur l'admnistration des provinces de l'Egypte, dans les dernières années du gouvernements des Mamlouks ; par feu Michel-Ange Lancret

      First Edition of these two extracts memories of the first delivery, Modern State section of the Description of Egypt. Cardboard cream parchment modern. Piece as black sheepskin. Copy with wide margins, uncut. System of taxes and property in Egypt. Administration and internal and external business relationships. Important papers in the history of Egypt, such a study has not been done before Jamis is why the author is necessarily interested in the history and development of the country since Selym 1. De l'imprimerie impériale A Paris 1809 In folio (27x43cm) 299 - 398p. ; 233 - 260p. Relié

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        Description de l'Egypte. Mémoire sur les monnaies d'Egypte

      First edition of this brief excerpt from the Description de l'Egypte, Section Modern State, Volume 1, 3rd delivery. Illustrated boards of currency and tables (446-463p.). Beautiful print on rag paper fort.Cartonnage cream parchment modern. Smooth back with part of title in black sheepskin. Foxing on the front pages; two dark spots in a straight line from fading. Copy uncut, all marges.Remarquable memory, fully comprehensive on the subject, on the ancient and contemporary Egypt currencies. It even found a bibliography of authors who have written on the subject, many of the chapters on manufacturing, and a final section on the administration of the currency. De l'imprimerie royale A Paris 1809 In Folio (27x42,5cm) 321-468p. Un Vol. relié

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        Description de l'Egypte. Observations sur les arabes de l'Egypte moyenne. [Ensemble] Mémoire sur les tribus arabes des déserts de l'Egypte

      Original editions of these two texts, excerpts from the Description de l'Egypte, Section Modern State, Volume 1, 2nd delivery. Beautiful print on rag paper fort.Cartonnage modern cream parchment. Smooth back with part of title in black sheepskin. Flat top with title tag black sheepskin. Copy uncut, all marges.Ces memories are interested in contemporary Egypt, in the early nineteenth century, and particularly to the life and customs of the Arab tribes, nomadic or sedentary. It contains particularly significant and often funny details about the habits, behavior and culture of the Arab by two eyewitnesses. De l'Imprimerie Impériale A Paris 1809 In Folio (27x42,5cm) 545-606p. Un Vol. relié

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        "Aussicht auf dem Kochelsee."

      1809. Federlithographie, 1809, auf Velin. 32,8:40 cm. Literatur: Maillinger I, 2571; Nagler aus 12; Dussler 286.15; Winkler 903.28. - Inkunabel der Lithographie! - Selten! Provenienz: Sammlungs- sowie Tilgungstempel der Kupferstich-Sammlung der Königl. Museen Berlin, Lugt 1640 und 2398.. Simon Warnberger war Schüler der Münchner Akademie und von J.Gg. Winter (1751-1789). 1810 wurde er zum königlichen Hofmaler und 1824 zum Mitglied der Akademie ernannt. Große Bedeutung kommt ihm zudem als einer der frühen Entdecker des bayerischen Oberlandes zu. Er war schon früh mit der Familie Dillis befreundet. Ein um 1794 entstandenes Aquarell von J.G. von Dillis (1759-1841), das seinen Bruder Cantius (1769-1847) zusammen mit Warnberger zeigt, legt von dieser Freundschaft Zeugnis ab (vgl. Ausst. Katalog: Johann Georg von Dillis 1759-1841. Landschaft und Menschenbild, München/Dresden 1992, Nr. 36). Warnberger gehört zu den Vertretern der Münchner Landschaftsschule, die sich schon früh mit der neuen Technik der Lithographie befaßten. Winkler verzeichnet von ihm 41 Blätter, die zwischen 1804 und 1818 entstanden.

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        Seven Maps of the Lakes.

      8vo. Seven folding copper plate engravings of maps of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire published and sold by the author at his Museum in Keswick. The seven maps are:- Derwentwater, Ullswater, Coniston, Buttermere-Crummock & Loweswater, Windermere, Broadwater or Bassenthwaite, and finally Pocklington's Island. The maps are surrounded by vignettes of buildings and objects and other features of interest to the tourist. Some minor off setting and browning. Neatly rebacked In contemporary quarter calf with marbled boards. No text or title as issued. Complete original editions of these maps are now rare. (Bicknell 17). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Poetical magazine : Dedicated to the lovers of the muse by their humble servant R. Ackermann.. - Complete in 4 volumes

      London : At R. Ackermann's repository of arts, ... 1809-1811, 1809. 1st Edition. Scattered marginal foxing. Finely and [period] sympathetically bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Blind-tooled cross-bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. An exceptional set; of presentation quality - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. Related names; Combe, William (1742-1823) - contains the first print appearance of Doctor Syntax - 'The schoolmaster's tour'. Physical description; 4 v. : ill., (part col.) ; 22 cm. Notes; v. 1-4; May 1809-Apr. 1811. All published. Engraved t.p. in each volume. Index in each v. Subtitle varies slightly. The schoolmaster's tour [of Dr. Syntax].

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        A Narrative of Circumstances Attending the Retreat of the British Army under the command of the late Lieut Gen Sir John Moore KB; with a concise account of the remarkable battle of Corunna, and subsequent embarkation of his Majesty's troops

      ....and a few remarks connected with these subjects; in a letter, addressed to the Right Honourable Lord Viscount Castlereagh. By H Milburne, late surgeon in the Spanish service. London T Egerton, 1809. 133 pages. A very good copy bound in old-style marbled boards with a cloth backstrip. (For other books about the Napoleonic Wars please search my stock using the keyword napoleonic.)

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        A General Collection of Voyages and Travels from the Discovery of America to the Commencement of the Nineteenth Century. In Twenty-Eight Volumes.,

      vols. 14-17,19, 23-25, 27, 28. (10 Bde. v. 28). 8°. Insges. ca. 2600 S., 36 Bll. (Index). Mit 6 mehrf. gefalt. Karten u. 20 mehrf. gefalt. Taf. HLdr. d. Zt. Mit Rückengoldpräg. u. Rückensch. Einige Ss. stockfleckig. In Bd. 15. Bl. 167/168 zerrissen beiliegend. vgl. Brunet III, 1584 - Mit Karten v. Indien, nördlichem Nordamerika, USA (östl. d. Missisippi) und Kanada. Spanien u. Portugal. Italien. östliche Halbkugel d. Erde (Von England, Afrika, bis Indochina und westl. Australien). William Fordyce Mavor (1758-1837) war ein schottischer Lehrer, Priester und stellte durch Kompilation Bildungswerke zusammen. Gewicht in Gramm: 4000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A General Collection of Voyages and Travels from the Discovery of America to the Commencement of the Nineteenth Century In Twenty-Eight Volumes

      London, Richard Phillips 1809-1810.. vols. 14-17,19, 23-25, 27, 28. (10 Bde. v. 28). 8°. Insges. ca. 2600 S., 36 Bll. (Index). Mit 6 mehrf. gefalt. Karten u. 20 mehrf. gefalt. Taf. HLdr. d. Zt. Mit Rückengoldpräg. u. Rückensch. Einige Ss. stockfleckig. In Bd. 15. Bl. 167/168 zerrissen beiliegend. vgl. Brunet III, 1584 - Mit Karten v. Indien, nördlichem Nordamerika, USA (östl. d. Missisippi) und Kanada. Spanien u. Portugal. Italien. östliche Halbkugel d. Erde (Von England, Afrika, bis Indochina und westl. Australien). William Fordyce Mavor (1758-1837) war ein schottischer Lehrer, Priester und stellte durch Kompilation Bildungswerke zusammen.

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        The Bye-Laws and Regulations of the Marine Society,

      London - Printed by Strahan and Preston, 1809 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A finely bound copy of the uncommon book of regulations by the Marine Society. A lovely copy with a great history. UncommonFifth EditionBound in leather with gilt lettering and detail to the spine. Contains the bookplate of George William Gent, with an ink inscription which states thathe became a govenor of the Marine Society for life for 12 Guineas in March 1816. The Marine Society was the world's first seafarers charity. In 1756, at the beginning of the Seven Years' War against France, Austria, Russia, Sweden and Saxony (and subsequently Spain and Portugal) Britain urgently needed to recruit men for the navy. Jonas Hanway (1712-1786), who had already made his mark as a traveller, Russia Company merchant, writer and philanthropist, must take the chief credit for founding the society which both contributed to the solution of that particular problem, and has continued for the next two and a half centuries to assist many thousands of young people in preparing for a career at sea. Jonas Hanway (1712 5 September 1786), English traveller and philanthropist, was born at Portsmouth. In 1756 he founded The Marine Society, to keep up the supply of British seamen. At the rear is A Sermon Preached by the Rev. Dr Glasse, Chaplain of the Marine Society. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is some slight wear to the extremities including slight bumping. The front inner hinge is slightly strained. Internally the pages are clean and bright. There is a neat ink inscription and bookplate to the front pastedown as detailed above. Overall the condition of the book is very good..

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