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        Testimony of Christ's Second Appearing, Containing a General Statement of All Things Pertaining to the Faith and Practice of the Church of God in this Latter-Day

      E. & E. Hosford Albany: E. & E. Hosford. 1810. Second edition, corrected and improved. Full contemporary calf, brown leather spine label. Spine label laid in, both boards attached but threatening to detach, leather slightly powdery, else an attractive copy of this Shaker manifesto which went through several editions. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Rules and Regulations for the Sword Exercise of the Cavalry

      Reprint of 1810 Fine in a recent 1/4 brown morocco leather and marbled paper covered boards with gilt borders and text stamping on the spine. Without a dust jacket. The title page of this volume provides no indication as to the author; however, the last page of text bears the initials "J.G.L.M." which are the initials of John Gaspard le Marchant. Marchant was a cavalry officer, promoted to Major-General in the British Army, who lived from 1766 to 1812 when he was killed in the Napoleonic Wars at the battle of Salamanca. He is best known for having developed the British Light Cavalry Sword (Pattern 1796 or P1796). Additionally, he sponsored a standardized military training program for British officers. In that vein he wrote several training manuals for the cavalry this being one of them. An octavo measuring 8 3/16" tall by 5" deep containing 98 pages of text and illustrated with 29 fold-out plates. Originally published in December, 1796 this is a reprint of 1810 printed for the "War-Office and sold by T. Egerton, Military Library, Whitehall." A remarkably clean and bright copy with virtually no foxing or tanning of the pages. Very uncommon as such.Our code number = TB20577

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        Proclama del Excmo. Cabildo al vecindario de Buenos-Ayres en su casa consistorial para la apertura del Congreso general que se hizo el 22 del corriente.

      3 pp. 8vo. Modern quarter maroon calf over marbled boards. First edition. Furlong III: 1952. Zinny: Bibliografa histrica p.39: No. 5. Medina: Vireinato Ro de la Plata 774. Fors: Imprenta de los Nios p. 36. A call for justice, prudence and respect for the law, with a warning. "No olvideis que teneis casi la vista un vecino que asecha vuestra libertad, y que no perder ninguna ocasion en medio del menor desrden. Tened por cierto que no podreis por ahora subsistir sin la union con las provincias interiores del reino, y que vuestras deliberaciones sern frustradas, si no nacen de la ley, del consentimiento general de todos aquellos pueblos. As, pues, meditad bien sobre vuestra situacion actual, no sea que el remedio para precaver los males que temeis, acelere vuestra destruccion." Medina dates the item as 28 de mayo de 1810 according to a handwritten note on the copy at the BN Chile. Scarce. OCLC shows only two copies: JCB and Berkeley. One at BN Chile. A very good copy, boards rubbed, owner's bookplate on front pastedown, leaves mounted to stubs, a few small worm holes, mostly marginal, affecting only one letter of text.

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        Proclama del mas Perseguido Americano, sus Paysanos de la Noble, Leal, y Valerosa Ciudad de Cochabamba.

      3 pp. 8vo. Unbound. First edition. Furlong III: 1957. Medina: Vireinato Ro de la Plata 788. Zinny: Bibliografa histrica p.55: No. 29. Leclerc 3010. Fors: Imprenta de los Nios p.36. Dated 9 August, 1810. In Spanish and Quechua in parallel columns. Written in the midst of the war against Spain, with Balcarce advancing toward Salta and the province falling to the patriots, Iturri Patio urges the people of Cochabamba, Bolivia, to "receive with open arms these heroes, these generous.. Portenos, who, leaving the sweet peace they enjoyed in this city in their homeland, and have risked their lives to protect your freedom.. to shake the heavy yoke of the oppressors from our sholders." Little is known of the author other than he was a citizen of "the noble, loyal and brave city of Gocha Bamba." Lehmann-Nitsche suggest he was an outlaw chased by the Spanish to Buenos Aires (Journal de la Socit des Amricanistes. Tome 22 n1, 1930. pp. 199-206). Nicanor Aranzaes calls him a mercenary, H.P. Kraus wrote that he entered and then left the Order of Mercy, but by 1814 he was a captain of the dragoons. No other copies known at auction since the Oscar Carbone sale of 1968 (lot 357). This is a far better copy. OCLC reports only five copies: LOC, Indiana Univ., JCB, Univ. Texas, BL. A very good copy with faint dampstain along fore edge of first leaf (marginal only), tiny chip at heel of inner margin, nick to top edge of second leaf, else clean with strong impressions.

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        Description de la Ville de Bern, ornée d'un Plan et de quelques Vues intéressantes, par N. Koenig. - (Beigebunden:) Livre d'adresses des principales maisons de commerce et manurfacures ainsi que des principaux artistes, marchands, artisans &c. de la ville et du canton de Berne, faisantr suite à la descritpion de la ville de Berne.

      Titelbl., 63 S. mit einer gestochenen Titelvignette, 4 gestochenen Ansichten und 1 gestochenen gefalteten Plan; 71 S., 1 S. Errata. Späterer Halblederband mit Rückenschild. Lonchamp 1697. - Erste Ausgabe des berühmten Führers durch Bern und Umgebung. - Die 4 Ansichten: Vue de la ville de Berne depuis la route de Thoun, Vue d'une partie de la ville de Berne depuis les bains du Marzili, Promenade de la Plattforme de Berne, Vue de la ville de Berne depuis la promenade de l'Engi. Die Titelvignette mit einer Ansicht der Porte de Morat à Berne. - Der grosse 'Plan der Stadt und Gegend von Bern' wurde bereits 1807 vom Geometer Bollin gezeichnet und von A.L. Girardet gestochen. Der Verleger Burgdorfer bracht ihn dann bereits 1808 heraus und wurde vermutlich als Einzelblatt verkauft. Für die von Burgdorfer 1810 verlegte Beschreibung Berns wurden dann aus dieser Auflage (oder eines eventuellen Nachdruckes davon) Exemplare dem Buch beigebunden. - Schönes Exemplar.

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        Encyclopaedia Britannica. Fourth Edition with Fifth and Sixth Edition Supplement. 26 volume set. [Encyclopaedia; Encyclopedia]

      Edinburgh: Archibald Constable & Co, 1810.. Fourth edition + 5th & 6th edition. Original brown leather covers with red and black gilt title panels. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Covers rubbed and scuffed with some cracking at hinge. Front board detached on volume 6 supplement. Some plates foxed and occasional foxing elsewhere. Some endpapers loose. 20795pp :: 703 copper plates plus 8 maps and charts, some folding :: 270mm x 220mm (11" x 9") :: The full 26 volumes set: 4th edition plus 5th and 6th edition supplements (1824). Noted for the fine quality of the full-page engravings and maps. N.B.: Heavy set - shipping supplement applies - please ask for shipping quote stating country of destination. Published: 1810 - 1824

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        Fredmans epistlar.

      Stockholm, J. P. Lindh, 1810. 8:o. Grav. titelblad,+ (10),+ 274,+ (4) s. Sammanbunden med: BELLMAN, Carl Michael. Bihang till Fredmans epistlar. Nyköping, P. Winge, 1809. 8:o. (4),+ 120 s. Enstaka fläckar, reva de två första bladen. Samt: Musiken till Fredmans epistlar. Stockholm, Kongl. Privilegierade Not-Tryckeriet, (1810). Grav. titelblad,+ 3-105 grav. sidor med noter. Lätt lagerfläckiga. Bladen något ojämnt inbunda. Något nötta samtida uniforma hfrbd med guldornerade ryggar och röda ryggtiteletiketter (etiketten till musiken något nött), gula snitt. Två exemplar. Transparant ägaretikett på bakre pärmarnas insidor. Fint exemplar av andra upplagan av Fredmans epistlar med bihanget i första upplagan. Fredmans epistlar med förord av Kellgren, titelbladet graverat av J. F. Martin

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        The MILITARY COMPANION: Being a System of Company Discipline, Founded on the Regulations of Baron Steuben, Late Major-General and Inspector-General of the Army of the United States. Containing, the Manual Exercise, Facings, Steps, Turnings, Wheelings, Miscellaneous Evolutions, and Firings. Together with Duty of Officers and Privates. Ornamented with Handsome Copper-plates of Company Evolutions. Designed for the Use of the Militia

      Published by Thomas & Whipple. Geo. Hough Printer Concord. Newburyport:: Published by Thomas & Whipple. Geo. Hough, Printer, Concord.. 1810.. 12mo: A - D^6. 6-7/8" x 4-1/4". Third Edition, Improved (American Imprints 20735; Sabin 91460 [for the 2nd (1808), 3rd & 4th (1815) editions]). 48 pp.. Original publisher's printed grey paper wrappers. Rear wrapper an advert for other Thomas & Whipple publications.. Chip at base of spine. Period pos ["C.C.(?) Arnolds"] to top margin. of front wrapper. Paper browning in first gathering. Still, a VG+. copy.. A somewhat uncommon adaptation of Steuben's 1779 military manual that, no doubt, saw extensive use in the War of 1812. While well represented in the institutional environment, we note, however, in the trade, we find only one copy of this 3rd edition at auction these past 30+ years, 2009. . At front, a 2-page copperplate engraving depicting divers formations [11 figures + Explanation], engraved by Hooker & Fairman.

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        LEGATURA IN MAROCCHINO ROSSO.

      In 8vo oblungo. Cm.23x29. Fregi in oro ai piatti inquadrano la corona reale e la iniziale della Regina di Napoli Carolina Bonaparte moglie di Murat. Strappo al piatto anteriore. 6129.

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        A Treatise upon the Art of Flying, by Mechanical Means,

      TRUE FIRST EDITION. PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. Title continues: "with a Full Explanation of the Natural Principles by which Birds are Enabled to Fly; likewise Instructions and Plans for making a Flying Car with wings, in which a man May Sit, and, by Working a Small Lever, Cause Himself to Ascend and Soar through the Air with the Facility of a Bird," very rare First Edition, x, 6-67pp 8vo, with a large hand coloured folding plate, contemporary half calf, rebacked, plate and final leaf with some professional restoration, inscribed presentation copy from the author, despite restoration a good example of a fascinating book, ONE OF THE RAREST ENGLISH BOOKS ON AVIATION Hull, Simmons for Longman &c., 1810. Maggs, The History of Flight, catalogue 619 for 1936, # 178: 'First edition of one of the rarest English books on Aviation' where it was priced at œ25 - perhaps one hundredth of its value today. 'Walker's ideas on the practicability of flight as a means of aerial transportation were based (as stated on the title-page of his treatise) upon 'the natural principles by which birds are enabled to fly.' It is evident the flight of birds was a subject on which for many years he diligently read and observed - in his early life he dissected many birds and 'studied very minutely' the mechanism of their wings, tails and all the parts which they employ in flying. On the evidence of his reading which the author himself states would have enabled him to compile a large volume from all that had been said on the subject throughout the ages he avers 'that no one has ever understood the natural means of flying'' and he dismisses as 'childish whims' all attempts hitherto made with wings, whether of silk, leather, sheet iron, or other rnaterials. Throughout the book he insists on the fact that granted the possession of the 'two greatest requisites ' for flying, viz, 'wings large enough' and 'sufficient power to work them' the weight of a bird - or of a man - is no obstacle to the art of flying. In respect of his own scheme for 'artificial flying' which, conceived on an analogous plan, was designed to overcome the difficulty of the insufficient strength of man's arms, and (as hitherto attempted) the unsupported weight of his body - he claimed, with that complete assurance which is rarely convincing, 'there cannot remain a doubt of success.' Walker admits that 'professional avocations and other circumstances' - which it is safe to assume includes lack of money - prevented him from making any such machine as he described on paper, and indeed the only experiment he himself records was confined to diminutive paper models. It should, however, be added that a contemporary -who as a resident of Barton-on-Humber doubtless wrote with some personal knowledge - stated that Walker made a machine, but 'was unable to raise himself from the platform on which the car was placed.' (See Hodgson's History, pp.351-3). Photograph available on request.

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        Archiv af nyare resor till lands och sjöss. Månads-skrift för bildade läsare. Juli 1810 - Juli 1811.

      Stockholm, I. P. Marquard, 1810-11. Fyra volymer med tre häften i varje volym, sammanlagt tolv häften. Titelsida + (7) + 1 blank + 96 + 8 + 1 utvikbar karta + 1 utvikbar plansch, (5) + 100-198 + 9-16 + 1 utvikbar kolorerad plansch + 1 utvikbar karta, (5) + 204-293 + 17-32 + 1 plansch + 1 utvikbar kolorerad karta; Titelsida + 94 + 33-48 + (4) + 1 utvikbar karta + 1 utvikbar plansch, (5) + 102 -191 + (1) + 49-84 + 1 utvikbar plansch + 1 utvikbar karta, (5) + 198-288; Titelsida + 100, (3) + 86-184 + (2, 1 felpaginerad 166) + 101-116 + 1 kolorerad plansch, (3) + 190-274 + 117-132 + 1 utvikbar plansch; Titelsida + (2) + 145 + (2) + blank + 133-301 + (1) + 1 utvikbar plansch, 96 s. + 1 kolorerad plansch + 1 utvikbar karta. Samtida nötta halvskinnband med guldornerade ryggar och gula snitt. Smärre revor förekommer i de utvikbara planscherna och kartorna. Gamla namnteckningar

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        Ball Room Votaries; or, Canterbury and its vicinity.

      London, printed for Henry Colburn. 1810. Second Edition. 8vo., recently rebound in full red morocco gilt, marbled endpapers, 76pp. Pencil notes to front endpapers, previous owner has entered neat ink names and explanatory notes to margins throughout. Spine a little faded. VG overall. (SHELF 9) ** To see a scan of this book please visit our Home page ** Our shop is open to visitors Monday to Saturday 10am - 5pm. - Credit and (UK) Debit cards welcome.- Books posted Worldwide. - For any queries please contact us direct.

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        Skaldestycken.

      Första bandet. Åbo, J. C. Frenckell, 1810. 8:o. (2),XVI,412 s. Lätt nött samtida mörkblått glättat pappbd med guldornerad rygg, rödbrun titeletikett och gula snitt. Bra inlaga men med en fläck i texten på s. 13-14, smärre pappersförlust nedtill i yttermarginalen på s. 213 och ett hål på s. 303. Med Folke Trägårdhs namnteckning. Ett trevligt ex. om än ngt snävt skuret.. Allt som utkom. Med den omtryckta varianten av s. 353-54. Den ursprungliga mycket sällsynta varianten innehöll dikterna "Den sedda", "Inskrift på en galge" och "Tankespråk. Efter Augustus" som ersattes av dikterna "Sång efter Sappho" och "Neni efter Catullus"

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        Phosphoros.

      Månadsskrift. Uppsala, Stenhammar och Palmblad, 1810-(14). 8:o. Grav. titelblad,384 s. + grav. titelblad,582 s. + grav. titelblad,390,(6) s. Tre fina samtida ngt nötta hfrbd med rikt guldornerade ryggar med lyror i ett av ryggfälten och glättade titeletiketter i papp samt gula snitt. Ryggarna lite småfläckiga. Det första bandet bitvis med en liten fläck ytterst i marginalen. Några blad felinbundna i inledningen till 1812 års årgång och ett i den sista årgången. Med V. F. Palmblads tryckta exlibris, C. J. Dahlbäcks namnteckning och Pro Finlandia-auktionens exlibris. Palmblads exlibris i första volymen nästan helt bortrivet. Ett svåröverträffat associationsexemplar!. Lundstedt Sveriges periodiska litteratur 391. De bekanta orangefärgade omslagen finns inte medbundna i detta exemplar. Identiska band har synts även på andra exemplar och de är bundna av antingen Dahlbom eller Gällstedt i Uppsala. "Phosphoros", med P. D. A. Atterbom och V. F. Palmblad som redaktörer, var en litteraturhistoriskt banbrytande tidskrift, ett programblad för den nya skolan och det forum där dess företrädare publicerade sina tyngst vägande verk. Den utgavs från juli 1810 till 1813 och utkom i 6 häften för 1810, 6 dubbelhäften för 1811, 2 häften för 1812 och 1 häfte för 1813. Enligt Ljunggren, som ingående behandlar tidskriften i "Svenska vitterhetens häfder", utkom häftena högst försenade. T.ex. utgavs sista häftet för 1811 inte förrän den 28 april 1812, av de två häftena för 1812 utkom det ena i juni 1812 och det andra under våren 1813. Efter flera förseningar utkom i slutet av augusti 1814 häftet för 1813, det avslutande häfte som Palmblad kallade "fosforens sista glans". Detta häfte innehåller också ett register för hela verket uppställt alfabetiskt efter bidragsgivarna, vilka delvis bara framträder under signatur. Förutom av redaktörerna finns bidrag av bl.a. A. A. Afzelius, C. F. Dahlgren, P. Elgström, C. C. Gjörwell, J. C. F. Hæffner, L. Hammarsköld, S. J. Hedborn, G. Ingelgren, C. Livijn, F. B. Schwerin, P. A. Sondén, C. G. Spens och C. Stenhammar. Exemplaret har tillhört "Phosphoros" ena redaktör Vilhelm Fredrik Palmblad (1788-1852) som även författat ett stort antal av texterna i samlingen. Hans bibliotek såldes efter tryckt förteckning på auktion i Uppsala 1853 och dessa volymer har där nummer 1773-1775. Norrlänningen C. J. Dahlbäck blev student i Uppsala 1848. Han publicerade sig i pedagogiska och filosofiska ämnen och slutade som rektor i Falun. På Pro Finlandiaauktionen återfinns exemplaret som nummer 908 och klubbades för 300 kronor

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        A NEW TOPOGRAPHICAL MAP OF THE COUNTRY IN THE VICINITY OF LONDON. Describing all the new improvements. Drawn from a Scale of two Inches to a Statute Mile.

      W. Faden (Charing Cross) Bella carta topografica a colori (cm. 92 x 83) della città di Londra e sobborghi, nel 1810, pubblicata da W. Faden ?Geographer to His Majesty and to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales?. Cfr. Tooley?s Dictionary of Mapmakers, p. 201. Ben conservata.

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        Third edition.

      1-(3). London, T. Bensley for J. Murray, 1810. Small 8vo. Engr. front,+ 144,+ (8) pp.+ 79 engr. hand coloured plates; 43,+ (blank),+ 3-49,+ 106 pp.+ 65 engr. hand coloured plates. Later green cloth, gilt spines with red labels. Two volumes. Soulsby 790. As in the Soulsby copy, the imprint has been changed in ink by hand to 1812. The first and second editions were published in 1809. The third part lacks title leaf and is bound together with part two. With a total of 145 engraved plates, of which all but two are hand coloured

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        Antichi monumenti per servire all'opera intitolata l'Italia avanti il dominio dei Romani.

      Nella Stamperia Pagani 1810. 1 fold out map + Unpaginated collection of 70 copper engravings with a preface by Micali. Map detatched. ITALIAN TEXT. Engravings depict artefacts, dress, archeological sites associated with Roman history. Half vellum with marbled boards, red and green morocco labels, Bookplate on full title page covering a small repair which is probably the result of removing a library mark, boards rubbed, particularly at extremities, Vellum slightly browned and discoloured, Some plates are afflicted with minor foxing. Beautiful and striking book. 19

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        Voyage to India By Way of China

      Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme and William Daniell 1810. In brown half leather with marbled boards, gilt lines, corners and edges a little bumped and worn. Spine has been sympathetically replaced, raised bands, blind tooling, title in gilt to leather label. Internally, contemporary marbled endpages, remains of the bookplate of Thomas Charlton Clutton of Chorlton Hall, Co Chester to fep (George Ormerod wrote his History of Cheshire here), titlepage and then 44 coloured aquatint plates and 44 leaves of text of 50, very small tear to margin of 1 text leaf, 36*26cm. Clean and very tight, a lovely copy. Can only find copies at Oxford, NLS and BL! (3kg)

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        Prise d'Ulmm, par l'Armée Francaise, sous les Ordres de Napoléon le Grand le 26 Vendemiaire, An 14:18 Octobre 1805. 23,000 Prisonniers. Le Général en Chef, 17 Généraux, Fuite du Prince Ferdinand. Zeigt die Einnahme von Ulm durch die französische Armee, Napoleon und Vordergrund, im Hintergrund Ulm mit dem noch unvollendeten Münsterturm.

      Ca. 35,5 x 53,5 cm (Darstellung ohne Schrift), ca. 43,5 x 56 cm (Blattgröße). Oben rechts gestochene Nummer 36. Gerahmt in einem breiten, zeitgenössischen Palisanderholzrahmen mit altem Glas (Rahmenaußenmaß ca. 60 x 72,5 cm). Blatt professionell gereinigt, kleine hinterlegte Einrisse.

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        Vocabolario italiano-illirico-latino... diviso in due tomi mei quali si contengono le frasi piu' usitate, piu' difficili, e piu' eleganti, e modi di dire, i proverbj ec. di tutte tre le lingue. ragusa, presso a. martecchini, 1810.

      Due volumi di cm. 25, pp. 838; 862. Legatura coeva in mezza pelle con punte, dorsi lisci con titoli e filetti in oro. Qualche segno d'uso, ma complessivamente esemplare genuino e ben conservato. Interessante e non comune.

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        Unterhaltungen aus der Naturgeschichte. Der Vögel erster Theil.

      Wien, 1810. XXXII + 367 pp + XLII plates, handpainted. Bound halfleather.. With wear. on edges. Text in german. First pages little brown spotted. The plates are nice, but the last one loose.(Porto kr. 40,- på brevforsendelser i Danmark)

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        Broadside advertising Dr. Miller's santitarium

      1810.Probably Unique Nineteenth-Century American Medical Broadside Advertisement, Illustrated by One of America's First LithographersMiller. Doctr. Miller has erected a commodious house in Franklin . . . Engraved advertising circular, illustrated with an engraving of Miller's sanatorium by Thomas Wightman (fl. 1811) after I. R. [i.e., John Ritto] Penniman (1782-1841). N.p., n.d. [before 1884]. 173 x 210 mm. Laminated on paper, some marginal spotting, moderate toning.Probably Unique American Medical Broadside advertising Dr. Miller's sanatorium, located in Franklin, Mass., about 20 miles southwest of Boston. According to the advertisement, Dr. Miller's establishment treated "persons labouring under the Cancer, Stone in the Bladder, Cataract and other diseases of the Eye, Hydrocele, White Swellings, swelled Legs, Fistula, Polypus, Hare Lips, Wens, Eruptions of the Skin and Ulcerations in general." The advertisement further states that "much pains have been taken to make this a place of resort, where Invalids will receive every attention, which may render their situation comfortable & pleasant. Ladies will find suitable accommodations." The illustration of Miller's sanatorium that heads the circular was drawn by John Ritto Penniman, "described as 'perhaps the most skilled, inventive and versatile ornamental artist and draftsman of his time in America' (Antiques magazine, July 1981)". Penniman was also one of American's first lithographers, credited for making the first drawing on stone ever done in the United States (Zellman, 300 Years of American Art, p. 94). An inscription on the back of the circular, partially obscured by the lamination, is dated Feb. 2, 1884. Benezit for the artists.

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        The Refusa.l By the author of the "Tale of the Times," "Infidel Father," &c

      Printed for Longman Hurst Rees & Orne London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orne, 1810.First edition of a novel dealing with Regency mores. Contemporary black morocco over drab boards, gilt spines. Three volumes, twelvemo. . Boards a bit stained. A very good, clean copy. West (1758-1852) was a self-taught writer who sought to advance her family through her writings. She wrote plays and poetry, and is especially known for her novels, The Advantages of Education (1793) and A Gossip's Story (1797), the latter of which has often been seen as a source book for Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility. Though always regarding herself first as a wife and mother, she was an advocate of education for women and was always concerned that women were often unable to develop their talents. " Her Letters to a Young Lady (1806) has been called " an ideological counterpart to Mary Wollstonecraft's Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792), stressing the "duties of women rather than the "rights," which Wollstonecraft stressed.

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        Läsning i hvarjehanda.

      I-II. Skara, F. J. Leverentz, 1810. 8:o. 95,(2) + 96 s. Två häftade och oskurna volymer med samtida ngt nötta klistermarmorerade omslag. Bakre omslag till del I med fläck och ryggen med reva nedtill. Främre omslag till del II med liten reva upptill. Liten fläck i del I på s. 24 och i yttermarginalen på s. 25 samt två små bläckfläckar på s. 64. Med L. F. Rääfs exlibris.. Lundstedt Sveriges periodiska litteratur 384. Allt som utkom. Andra häftets titel avslutas med texten "utgifven af sällskapet Pro joco". Även detta häfte är dock utgivet av Lorenzo Hammarsköld. Han var vid denna tid livligt engagerad som publicist, inte minst sporrad av den nya tryckfrihetsförordningen och de nya strömningar inom litteraturen som började göra sig gällande i Sverige vid denna tid. Första häftet innehåller bl.a. Hammarskölds viktiga sonettcykel "Svenska skalder". Bland översättningarna återfinns "Några ord öfver resultaterne af fransosernes expedition till Egypten" (där bl.a. Åkerblads hieroglyfforskning refereras) och texter av t.ex. Goethe, Lukianos och Petrarca. I andra häftet publiceras bl.a. en omarbetad version av Lings "Kärleken" och en översättning av "Francesca och Paolo" ur Dantes "Inferno". Författaren och publicisten Lorenzo Hammarsköld var sedan tidiga tonåren bekant med familjen Rääf och hyste under en tid en olycklig kärlek till L. F. Rääfs yngre syster Eleonora. Hammarsköld var under studietiden i Uppsala tongivande i de nyromantiska kamratgrupperingarna vid Östgöta nation i vilka också L. F. Rääf ingick

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        TUNBRIDGE WELLS, and its neighbourhood, illustrated by a series of etchings, and historical descriptions. The etchings executed by Letitia Byrne.

      [8], 183[184]pp. Illustrated with 31 full-page engraved plates and 12 engraved vignettes. Sometime splendidly rebacked in black morocco gilt over the marbled boards with vellum tips. Folio. First edition. A very good clean copy in a handsome binding.

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        THE PRETTY ABC. Being a Complete Alphabet To Entice Children to Learn their Letters.

      16 pages, including self-wrappers. Illustrated with 29 woodcuts. Expert repair to spine; else in excellent condition. Rare. WorldCat lists no editions with this precise imprint, though they do list a copy with the imprint of Howard and Evans, and another of J. Evans.

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        THE TRIAL AND EXECUTION OF THE SPARROW FOR KILLING COCK ROBIN. Price 1s. Plain, or 1s. 6d. Coloured.

      16 leaves each printed on one side only, and each bearing an engraving with text beneath. Original printed wrappers.The rear wrapper listing nine other titles issued by this publisher. Repaired at spine, and signs of a previous repair; some wear to fore-edges, and the occasional short tear; covers rubbed; else a very good copy of a scarce book. First published circa 1806, as a sequel to the Death and Burial of Cock Robin. Darton H259., makes no mention of an issue without some form of Darton imprint to the wrappers.

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        Theorie der Verschiebungen älterer Gänge mit Anwendung auf den Bergbau. Ein Beitrag zur allgemeinen Gangtheorie...

      8vo, pp. xvi, 118, (2) blank, 3 folding and stilted engraved plates. Contemporary half sheep and marbled sides, green morocco label on spine, green edges. Ends of spine and corners worn, joints rubbed, but internally a fresh and clean copy.

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        The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D

      London, Eng.: Luke Hansard & Sons , 1810. Very Good. A New Edition, in Twelve Volumes. With an Essay on his Life and Genius, by Arthur Murphy. Printed by Luke Hansard & Sons [vols. 9-12 printed by J. Nichols and Son] for J. Nichols and Son; F. & C. Rivington [etc]. 12 volumes: vol. 1 has engraved frontispiece portrait by James Fittler after Sir Joshua Reynolds; 23 cm. Contemporary full polished calf with six spine compartments between raised bands. Gilt-tooled title in second compartment reading "Johnson's Works" and gilt-tooled volume number in fifth compartment, with gilt-tooled and blind-tooled decoration in the remaining compartments. Decorative border on each board consisting of double blind rules and a decorative blind roll, with a gilt dot at each corner at the intersection of the double blind rules; gilt-tooled decoration on the edges at the corners. Gilt-tooled Greek key pattern on all turn-ins. All page edges are marbled; marbled endpapers. Former owner's inscription at head of each title page: Wm. Blakenay, Edgbaston. A scarce and nicely printed edition of the works of Samuel Johnson, complete in 12 volumes. In Very Good Condition: spines are slightly darkened, with light cracking; loss of small amount of leather at head of many of the spines; some joints just starting to crack; edges of boards rubbed and the corners rubbed through; a few small scrapes of boards; vol. 1 frontispiece offset onto the title page, as usual; vol. 4 has a stain on the front board; part of leather on first raised band on vol. 6 lacking; occasional foxing; otherwise pages are clean and bright. A solid, very nicely bound set. This set weighs 20 lbs--please contact us regarding additional cost for international shipping or expedited domestic shipping.

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        Entomologia...

      [n.p., c. 1810].. A charming early 19th century watercolour album featuring illustrations of lepidoptera, bound in contemporary dark green full morocco, spine flat with gilt rules, the boards with borders incorporating a recurring leaf and vase design in gilt, measuring 12.5 x 18 cm overall. 24 watercolours in total, comprising a title piece, 22 illustrations and one endpiece, all vividly coloured and with many highlighted in gold or silver, each mounted on thick paper. Minor wear to extremities, though with slight loss to one of the corners, some discolouration to the paper of the majority of the illustrations caused by the glue originally used to mount them onto the album leaves, one illustration with slight loss caused by paper adhered from the opposite leaf, that aside a splendid collection. The illustrations appear to be of imaginary species and are captioned with Latinised or Classical names (Flora Harlemitana, Castor & Pollux and Ether to name but a few), which do not appear to correspond with any modern scientific titles. As to the names of the creators of the album, two attributions are provided: the name above is given on the illustrated title page - "Fict. secundum...", whilst the Latinised name "Maria Oruarchus de C." is given as the artist to the lower corner of the same. The illustrations are similar in style and subject to examples of work by Maria Margaretha van Os (1780-1862), a Dutch natural history artist of the period and a member of a small dynasty of painters. Painting in oils or watercolours, her work typically comprised still life studies of nature - fruit, flowers and, as here, lepidoptera.

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        [Grape] The Frankindale [Pl. LXII]

      [London]: G. Brookshaw, [no date but watermarked 1810]. Aquatint engraving, with some stipple, printed in colours and finished by hand. In good condition with some expertly repaired marginal tears. Image size: 16 x 13 inches. Sheet size: 22 ½ x 17 ¾ inches.. A fine image from Brookshaw's masterpiece: 'Pomona Britannica; or, A Collection of the Most Esteemed Fruits'. George Brookshaw's 'Pomona Britannica' is the finest work on fruit and flowers ever produced. Its breathtaking images display a level of technical virtuosity and beauty that distinguish this magnificent work as a true work of art.As a retired cabinetmaker, Brookshaw produced his seminal botanical study late in his career, at first publishing it in parts and then as a complete edition in 1812. The fact that this outstanding work took ten years to complete is evident in the quality of its images and the care with which Brookshaw executed each individual picture. 'Pomona Britannica' was produced as a visual record of the best available varieties of fruit in an attempt to encourage gardeners to experiment with growing fruit, and illustrates examples found in the Royal gardens at Hampton Court, Kensington Gardens, and the private gardens of the Prince of Wales in Blackheath.'Pomona Britannica' differs from other botanical works in its dark aquatinted backgrounds and its stylized compositions. By using aquatint to create a contrasting background, Brookshaw manages to produce a truly dramatic effect. His use of stylized composition distinguishes his pictures from the dry scientific illustrations found in other botanical studies and creates an exceptionally beautiful visual experience. 'Pomona Britannica' is not only a didactic study, it is a masterpiece of illustration in which every picture is a testament to the artist's talent and ingenuity. Cf. Dunthorne 50; cf.Great Flower Books (1990) p.81; cf. Nissen BBI 244; cf. Sandra RaphaelOak Spring Pomona 40a.

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        Tours in Wales (3 Vols complete)

      London: Wilkie and Robinson....., 1810 Recently rebacked in brown quarter leather with brown cloth boards. Spine has raised bands, gilt Vol numbers, titles in gilt to maroon leather labels. Internally, all have new endpapers, no signatures etc, some light browning. Vol 1, frontis some offsetting, includes the errata sheet, [5], (vi-xviii), [5], 4-415 pp, 19 pl. Vol 2, frontis with some offsetting, 415pp, 15 pl. Vol 3, frontis w offsetting, 484 pp, 12 pl. I all 3 volumes there are 44 engraved plates some light browning to edges. A nice set! (ODNB - COPAC - OCLC5671011) 1st edition in 1781, later editions in 1883 & 2009! Pennant, naturalist, traveler, and writer, undertook several other tours: of northern England in 1773, of Northamptonshire and of the Isle of Man in 1774, of Warwickshire in 1776, of Kent in 1776, and of Cornwall in 1787. Several tours throughout Wales in the early 1770s, where his Welsh-speaking friend and companion, the Revd John Lloyd of Caerwys, performed the same function as Stuart had in Gaelic Scotland, were brought together as Tours in Wales in three volumes (1778–83). See ODNB for a full Bio. (Allibone 1553. Brunet 479. Lowndes 1822/3/4)

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        A Narrative of a Voyage to Surinam; of a Residence There During 1805-1807; and of The Author's Return to Europe by the Way of North America

      Lon., 1810.. b/w engraved title, plates, map. Written as a series of letters, beginning with a tour of Barbados, moving on to a discussion of the topography and physical appearance of Surinam, cultivation of various cash crops and methods of working the soil, discussion of the slave trade and its abolition, political and natural history of Surinam, with an appendix containing “additional notes and observations on the natural history of Surinam.” Stedman’s work of a few years earlier is the primary source for information about Surinam in this era, and Von Sack refers to him occasionally. However, most of his observations are original. This country had already been colonized for 150 years by the Dutch, with plantations and slave labor producing coffee, sugar and cotton. Paramaribo was an important port for Yankee traders (including those from my home town of Gloucester). Although abolition of the slave trade was Von Sack’s underlying motive for this book, it conveys a great deal of original information about the country and its people. Bound in 19th century calf over marbled boards. Pages tanned, with occasional foxing, water stain in lower corner of first few pages, still a very good copy of a scarce book.

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        d.

      konung Gustaf IV Adolfs sednaste regerings-år. Med bilagor. 1-3. Stockholm, Elmén & Granberg, 1810-11. 8:o. 100,+ 169,+ (6); 98,+ (2),+ 194,+ (6); 80,+188,+ (4) s. Fläckig och lagerfläckig, litet hål s. 31-32 i tredje delen och små revor i övre marginal, bläckplumpar mot slutet. Tryfferad med: (ALMFELT, L. A. F.) Revolutionen. [=Rubrik.] Grav. allegoriskt ettbladstryck med inklistrad tryckt text. Utan ort, (1809). Folio (306x504 mm). Enstaka små fläckar, vikt. Snoilsky 257. Gustav IV Adolf med en uggla på sin hatt och en avbruten värja i hand drar i fält släpandes en vagn med de fyra svenska rikstånden. Adelståndet försöker med en värja hugga av linan med vilken kungen drar vagnen. Bredvid ligger den tunna svenska riksbanken, vaktad av två beväpnade katter mot annalkande råttor. Motståndet är Ryssland och Frankrike, som står framför kungen, i form av en stor drake som spyr ut soldater och proklamationer, och en stor rykande kanon. Etsning av Lorens Axel Fredrik Almfelt (1781-1844), som även gjorde karikatyrer av S. af Ugglas vid samma tid. Almfelt var konduktör vid överintendentsämbetet och kapten i telegrafkåren samt elev vid konstakademien från 1792. Samt: Gustaf IV Adolph på Gripsholm. [=Rubrik.] Grav. akvatint föreställande Gustav IV Adolf. Utan ort och år. 4:o (58x66 mm). Skuren inom ram. Samt: Gustavus IV Adolphus rex Sveciae. [=Rubrik.] Grav. porträtt av Gustav IV Adolf som ung. Utan ort och år. 8:o (12x9 mm). Bruntonad. Något nötta samtida hfrbd, guldornerade ryggar och stänkmarmorerade pärmpapper Ur Två volymer. Ur J. Wattrangs bibliotek, med hans röda tryckta bibliotektslappar på frampärmarna, och ur xxxxx s med hans exlibris. Setterwall 3671. Första upplagan. Första delens första avdelning utkom i nytryck samma år, dock något nedminskad. En mycket tendensiös urkundspublikation. Uppdraget att skriva verket antas ha kommit från Gustav IV Adolfs tidigare och nu avsatta rådgivare, Ehrenheim och Wetterstedt, i syfte att svärta ned kungen och låta denne bli ensam syndabock för rikets olyckor. Det har även bidragit till att befästa bilden av Gustav IV Adolf som en odugling. Per Adolf Granberg (1770-1841) var mer publicist och författare än historiker. Han hade en period eget tryckeri, som han drev tillsammans med Carl Elmén. I karriären nådde han till sekreterare i kommittén för rikets styrelseverk. Sina historieverk skrev han delvis på officiellt uppdrag, vilket dock visade sig vara en föga lukrativ verksamhet, då de utlovade ersättningarna endast delvis utbetalades. För detta verk erhöll han "en diskretion" som dock endast täckte tryckkostnaden för ena delen

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        An Original and Authentic Journal of Occurrences during the Late American War, from its commencement to the year 1783

      Dublin, 1810 In recent attractive full red calf by S Lutie, gilt borders with gilt floral chains to edges, edges rounded, and brushed. Spine, raised bands, gilt tooling and titles. Internally, modern light marbled endpapers, 1st ed, [2], (xxiv), [1], (iv only), [1], 6-158, [2], 159-294, 293-438 pp, includes the 16 page list of subscribers, title page a little browned, some light staining in places. An excellent copy. (Sabin B38724)Lamb, soldier and writer, who on 3 April 1776 embarked at Cork with his regiment (Ninth regiment of foot) and five days later sailed for Quebec. For the next seven years he was involved in the American War of Independence, and proved to be a keen observer and careful writer. He took part in Burgoynee's Invasion from Canada, was taken prisoner at Saratoga, escaped to New York, joined the Royal Welch Fusiliers, and was taken prisoner again at York and ended up acting as Surgeon to his fellow prisoners. He eventually escaped, made his was to New York and in 1783 returned to England with his regiment. He then returned to Ireland in 1884, and taught at the Free School in Dublin. See ODNB.

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        Hafod House [Pl. 1]

      London: Published by White and Co., 1810. Hand-coloured aquatint engraving. Good condition apart from some overall light soiling, a few mild surface abrasions in the margins, and several small tears and minor losses at the edges of the sheet. Light water stain in the lower left corner. 15 5/8 x 21 5/8 inches. 17 1/2 x 23 1/2 inches. A picturesque view of Hafod House from "Tour to Hafod", a fine collection of plates depicting the mansion and its surrounding landscape engraved by Stadler after drawings by Smith. Comprised of 15 views, Tour to Hafod also included comprehensive descriptive text by the scientist and collector James Edward Smith. The work was most likely intended as a tribute to the social benefactor and literary man Thomas Johnes (1748-1816), who devoted much of his life to his home region of Cardiganshire, where he served as a lord-lieutenant, a colonel in the militia, and an MP for the borough of Cardigan. Located in Cardiganshire, Western Wales, Hafodychtryd or Hafod for short, was Johnes's country estate. Hafod House, his principal residence, was erected in 1785 in the "gothic" style of Thomas Baldwin of Bath. Smith describes it as being "situated on a rising ground, in a rich and beautiful valley, watered by the river Ystwith, and encompassed with bold hills, richly wooded, or a great variety of forms. These woods abound with magnificent water-falls, formed chiefly by three mountain streams that empty themselves into the Ystwith in different parts of the valley, and are never dry." Upon settling there, Johnes set about ameliorating the conditions of the local poor by providing them with comfortable housing and employing them in a planting project that would beautify the neighboring areas. In addition to his concern for social welfare, he was extremely interested in improving parts of Cardiganshire and actively involved himself in the building of roads and bridges. Born in Irthington in 1749, John "Warwick" Smith was an accomplished topographical draughtsman and watercolourist, who enjoyed the generous patronage of the Earl of Warwick. In addition to his fine engravings of Italy, he contributed numerous illustrations to topographical publications such as Select Views in Great Britain (1812), Views of the Lakes of Cumberland (1791-5), Tour through Wales (1794), and A Tour to Hafod (1810). In 1805, Smith became a member of the Watercolour Society, where he frequently exhibited his works. Cf. Abbey, Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland 533; cf. Dictionary of National Biography.

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        Upper part of the Pyran Cascade [Pl. 6]

      London: Published by White and Co., 1810. Hand-coloured aquatint engraving. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling and a few minor water stains in the left margin and top right corner of the sheet, the latter of which slightly extends into the top right corner of the image. 16 x 21 3/4 inches. 16 7/8 x 23 inches. A picturesque view of the Pyran falls near Hafod House from "Tour to Hafod," a fine collection of plates depicting the mansion and its surrounding landscape engraved by Stadler after drawings by Smith. In his text, J. E. Smith describes Pyran as "one of the most favourite water-falls" and explains how it "terminates an umbrageous glen in the most advantageous manner, opening upon the spectator by degrees, till the whole is seen in perfection" (p. 13). Comprised of 15 views, Tour to Hafod also included comprehensive descriptive text by the scientist and collector James Edward Smith. The work was most likely intended as a tribute to the social benefactor and literary man Thomas Johnes (1748-1816), who devoted much of his life to his home region of Cardiganshire, where he served as a lord-lieutenant, a colonel in the militia, and an MP for the borough of Cardigan. Located in Cardiganshire, Western Wales, Hafodychtryd or Hafod for short, was Johnes's country estate. Hafod House, his principal residence, was erected in 1785 in the "gothic" style of Thomas Baldwin of Bath. Upon settling there, Johnes set about ameliorating the conditions of the local poor by providing them with comfortable housing and employing them in a planting project that would beautify the neighboring areas. In addition to his concern for social welfare, he was extremely interested in improving parts of Cardiganshire and actively involved himself in the building of roads and bridges. Born in Irthington in 1749, John "Warwick" Smith was an accomplished topographical draughtsman and watercolourist, who enjoyed the generous patronage of the Earl of Warwick. In addition to his fine engravings of Italy, he contributed numerous illustrations to topographical publications such as Select Views in Great Britain (1812), Views of the Lakes of Cumberland (1791-5), Tour through Wales (1794), and A Tour to Hafod (1810). In 1805, Smith became a member of the Watercolour Society, where he frequently exhibited his works. Cf. Abbey, Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland, 533; cf. Dictionary of National Biography.

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        Meadow below the Flower Garden [Pl. 4]

      London: Published by White and Co., 1810. Hand-coloured aquatint engraving. Very good condition apart from some overall light foxing, mild rippling, and a small water stain in the bottom margin. 15 1/2 x 21 3/4 inches. 17 1/4 x 23 1/4 inches. A picturesque, tranquil view of the meadow adjacent to Hafod House from "Tour to Hafod," a fine collection of plates depicting the mansion and its surrounding landscape engraved by Stadler after drawings by Smith. Comprised of 15 views, Tour to Hafod also included comprehensive descriptive text by the scientist and collector James Edward Smith. The work was most likely intended as a tribute to the social benefactor and literary man Thomas Johnes (1748-1816), who devoted much of his life to his home region of Cardiganshire, where he served as a lord-lieutenant, a colonel in the militia, and an MP for the borough of Cardigan. Located in Cardiganshire, Western Wales, Hafodychtryd or Hafod for short, was Johnes's country estate. Hafod House, his principal residence, was erected in 1785 in the "gothic" style of Thomas Baldwin of Bath. Upon settling there, Johnes set about ameliorating the conditions of the local poor by providing them with comfortable housing and employing them in a planting project that would beautify the neighboring areas. In addition to his concern for social welfare, he was extremely interested in improving parts of Cardiganshire and actively involved himself in the building of roads and bridges. Born in Irthington in 1749, John "Warwick" Smith was an accomplished topographical draughtsman and watercolourist, who enjoyed the generous patronage of the Earl of Warwick. In addition to his fine engravings of Italy, he contributed numerous illustrations to topographical publications such as Select Views in Great Britain (1812), Views of the Lakes of Cumberland (1791-5), Tour through Wales (1794), and A Tour to Hafod (1810). In 1805, Smith became a member of the Watercolour Society, where he frequently exhibited his works. Cf. Abbey, Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland, 533; cf. Dictionary of National Biography.

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        Fall of the Rhydol [Pl. 11]

      London: Published by White and Co., 1810. Hand-coloured aquatint engraving. Good condition apart from several skillfully repaired minor tears in the margins, a small foxing mark in the left margin, and a few light waterstains in the right margin, one of which extends slightly into the top right corner of the image. 22 1/4 x 15 7/8 inches. 22 3/4 x 16 5/8 inches. A picturesque view of the torrential falls of the River Ryhdol, near Hafod House from "Tour to Hafod," a fine collection of plates depicting the mansion and its surrounding landscape engraved by Stadler after drawings by Smith. Comprised of 15 views, Tour to Hafod also included comprehensive descriptive text by the scientist and collector James Edward Smith. The work was most likely intended as a tribute to the social benefactor and literary man Thomas Johnes (1748-1816), who devoted much of his life to his home region of Cardiganshire, where he served as a lord-lieutenant, a colonel in the militia, and an MP for the borough of Cardigan. Located in Cardiganshire, Western Wales, Hafodychtryd or Hafod for short, was Johnes's country estate. Hafod House, his principal residence, was erected in 1785 in the "gothic" style of Thomas Baldwin of Bath. Upon settling there, Johnes set about ameliorating the conditions of the local poor by providing them with comfortable housing and employing them in a planting project that would beautify the neighboring areas. In addition to his concern for social welfare, he was extremely interested in improving parts of Cardiganshire and actively involved himself in the building of roads and bridges. Born in Irthington in 1749, John "Warwick" Smith was an accomplished topographical draughtsman and watercolourist, who enjoyed the generous patronage of the Earl of Warwick. In addition to his fine engravings of Italy, he contributed numerous illustrations to topographical publications such as Select Views in Great Britain (1812), Views of the Lakes of Cumberland (1791-5), Tour through Wales (1794), and A Tour to Hafod (1810). In 1805, Smith became a member of the Watercolour Society, where he frequently exhibited his works. Cf. Abbey, Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland, 533; cf. Dictionary of National Biography.

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        Odes of anacreon translated into english verse, by thomas moore... illustrated with plates by r.k. porter... london, james carpenter, 1810.

      Cm. 27,5, pp. viii, 255 (1). Con ritratto di Thomas Moore all'antiporta e 26 tavole incise fuori testo. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in pieno marocchino verde, dorso a nervi con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro, piatti inquadrati da fregi a secco e greche in oro, larghe dentelles interne. Tagli dorati. Poche, leggere fioriture e minime spellature superficiali alle cerniere, peraltro esemplare genuino, fresco e ben conservato. Pregevole e non comune edizione.

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        The MILITARY COMPANION: Being a System of Company Discipline, Founded on the Regulations of Baron Steuben, Late Major-General and Inspector-General of the Army of the United States. Containing, the Manual Exercise, Facings, Steps, Turnings, Wheelings, Miscellaneous Evolutions, and Firings. Together with Duty of Officers and Privates. Ornamented with Handsome Copper-plates of Company Evolutions. Designed for the Use of the Militia

      Newburyport:: Published by Thomas & Whipple. Geo. Hough, Printer, Concord.. 1810.. 12mo: A - D^6. 6-7/8" x 4-1/4". Third Edition, Improved (American Imprints 20735; Sabin 91460 [for the 2nd (1808), 3rd & 4th (1815) editions]). 48 pp.. Original publisher's printed grey paper wrappers. Rear wrapper an advert for other Thomas & Whipple publications.. Chip at base of spine. Period pos ["C.C.(?) Arnolds"] to top margin. of front wrapper. Paper browning in first gathering. Still, a VG+. copy.. A somewhat uncommon adaptation of Steuben's 1779 military manual that, no doubt, saw extensive use in the War of 1812. While well represented in the institutional environment, we note, however, in the trade, we find only one copy of this 3rd edition at auction these past 30+ years, 2009. . At front, a 2-page copperplate engraving depicting divers formations [11 figures + Explanation], engraved by Hooker & Fairman.

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        Un Bon Tiens Vaut Mieux Que Deux tu Auras [A Bird in Hand is Worth Two in the Bush]

      Paris: circa 1810. Colour-printed stipple. Printed on wove paper. In excellent condition with the exception of some slight paper discolouration. Water stain lower left corner. Trimmed within plate mark on the side and top margins. Image size: 10 3/8 x 13 1/8 inches. 13 3/4 x 15 11/16 inches. A glowing impression of this charming stipple engraving, which is printed in the "a la poupée" method. This unusual print by Augrand after Mallet exemplifies a certain vogue for quasi erotic, decorative prints that swept through France during the Napoleonic era. Mallet had a reputation for luxurious mixes of beautiful women and cupids. Here in a scene that echoes Medieval and Renaissance Annunciation scenes, a happy young woman in the neo-Classical garb that became fashionable at this time embraces one cherub while another floats away, and the title invites her to be happy with the one she has. This plate is a lovely example of early colour printing, which was developed as a means of reproducing the effects of painting in oils. It exemplifies the single- plate colour-printing technique developed in England and quickly adopted by French engravers. The effect is achieved by inking a single plate with several different colours by using a rag stump, a process known as à la poupée. As this lovely print demonstrates, the outcome achieved by this laborious method of inking has a wonderful painterly effect and creates a delicacy of image, appropriate to its light-hearted message.

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        Le cabinet du jeune naturaliste ou tableaux interessants de l'histoire des animaux... a paris, maradan, 1810.

      Sei volumi di cm. 18, pp. 2.200 ca. complessive. Con 65 nitide tavole incise in rame fuori testo comprese le antiporta figurate. Legatura coeva in mezza pelle verde, dorsi lisci con titoli e fregi in oro. Eccellente stato di conservazione. Prima traduzione dall'originale inglese del 1806. Opera estremamente curiosa che dedica un capitolo a ciascun animale conosciuto descrivendolo sotto il profilo scientifico, ma soprattutto dilungandosi sui lati più curiosi ed anedottici spessso basandosi su racconti di viaggiatori (ad esempio il canguro-pugile). Tale caratteristica rende questo lavoro unico ed assai interessante, distinguendolo nettamente da ogni altro tipo di catalogazione scientifica. Molto affascinante inoltre la parte iconografica.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        The Rival Princes; Or a Faithful Narrative of Facts, relating to Mrs. M.A. Clarke's political acquaintance with Colonel Wardle, Major Dodd, &c. &c. &c. who were concerned in the charges against the Duke of York; together with a variety of authentic and important letters. 2 Volumes in 1 (Complete) [SIGNED]

      C. Chapple London: C. Chapple, 1810. First edition. Hardcover. vg. Octavo. XI, 216, 307, [4]pp of publisher's advertisement. Original full calf with gold-stamped lettering and decoration on spine. Raised bands. Gilt decoration along edges of binding. Exquisite fore-edge painting. Colored frontispiece of Mary Anne Clarke signed at lower margin by the author. Fascinating work being Mrs. Clarke's attempt at explaining the scandal involving her when she was the mistress of the Duke of York. The scandal became a Regency cause célèbre and much later Mrs. Clarke's life became the subject of a novel, "Mary Anne" (1954), by Daphne du Maurier, the great-granddaughter of Mrs. Clarke. Contemporary armorial bookplates of Sir Thomas Barrett-Lennard Baronet (famous British politician) at free front endpaper. 3" closed tear at lower part of front joint, 1.5" closed tear at upper part and 1 1/3" closed tear at lower part of back joint. Front hinge starting and weak. Title-label partly chipped at edges (not affecting lettering). Corners slightly rubbed. Cover starting. Edges of boards slightly darkened. Binding in overall good, interior in near fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Eric Chaim Kline - Bookseller ]
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