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        A New Map of Mexico and Adjacent Provinces Compiled from Original Documents

      A fine example of the first edition of Arrowsmith's landmark map of Texas, Upper California and the Southwest, perhaps the single most important 19th Century mapping of the Southwestern part of North America prior to its independence. Arrowsmith's map was the first to report the discoveries of Pike and Humboldt, having been issued prior to the official accounts of these two explorers. While the map draws from the work of Humboldt extensively (evidenced by Humboldt´s accusation of plagiarism), the map shows substantial improvements over the Humboldt map in several areas. Arrowsmith drew on Vancouver's charts for his treatment of the California Coastline (including the tracks of Vancouver's voyage on the California Coast on a daily basis), Pike's accounts for the mapping of Texas and the Brazos and Guadalupe River regions and other rivers explored by Pike, and Humboldt's treatment of the Rocky Mountain regions and the Gulf Coast. Arrowsmith also shows Father Escalante's route in detail and is the first to confirm that the "Nepestle River" first reached by the Juan de Archuleta Expedition between 1664 and 1680 was in fact the Arkansas River. The map also provides an interesting snapshot of the Lower Missouri River, Kansas River, and Arkansas River valleys, prior to the reports of Stephen Long and other American explorer's in the region. There are a number of annotations throughout the map providing further information on the exploration and mapping of the region. In describing the map, Martin & Marin note: Relying on information provided to him by the Hudson's Bay Company, [Arrowsmith] added significant details in the Northwest, and his depiction of the California coast was probably taken from the British explorer Vancouver's own charts. In the Texas area [Arrowsmith] undoubtedly used Pike's rendition of the rivers .  .  . while he followed Humboldt in tracing the coast from the Spanish Hydrographic Office chart . . . . By combining the best parts of Humboldt's and Pike's maps and avoiding their errors, and by adding his own new information, Arrowsmith contributed a significantly improved depiction of the region" The present example is the first state of the map, showing the boundary of Mexico and the United States at the Mermento River in Louisiana, following the River. While Streeter referred to this edition as the second edition of the map, Rumsey identifies this edition as the first edition, with the Streeter's first state actually being the last edition, published circa 1820. The confusion lies in the fact that Streeter's first edition is also dated 1810 and shows Arrowsmith as "Hydrographer to his Majesty." All other editions reference Arrowsmith as Hydrographer to the Prince of Wales, with the second, third and fourth editions including a change in the title noting that each is corrected to 1815, 1816 and 1817 respectively. Streeter apparently assumed that this meant the "Hydrographer to the King State" was the first edition, but Rumsey correctly notes that Streeter's first edition is the only one to show the Adams Onis Treaty Boundary of 1819 and that it appears in the Atlas to Thompson's Alcedo, first published in 1825. Arrowsmith's map of Mexico is regarded as perhaps the single most influential of all regional maps from this time period, a landmark in the Cartographic History of Texas and the Southwest, and a cornerstone map in American Cartographic History. Truly exceptional copy of the map, with fine fresh color and was likely unopened and virtually untouched for nearly 200 years. Martin & Martin 25, Streeter 1046, Wheat 295.

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        Vue de la Baye de la Syréne.

      - 1810 circa. Incisione all'acquatinta, cm 41 x 53,3 circa (il foglio). Firmata in lastra sulla destra, fuori dalla parte figurata (Dessiné et Gravé par Ch. Muller). Il Muller, nelle sue vedute, utilizza sempre un espediente pittorico per contestualizzare la scena in uno scorcio, in un momento di vita quotidiana, o in un contesto storico. In questo modo, le sue stampe assumono importanti valori paesaggistici e storico culturali. Veduta con pescatori e imbarcazioni ancorate agli scogli nella baia caratterizzata da alti faraglioni. Disegnata ed incisa da Christian Friedrich Muller (Stuttgart, 1782 - 1816) agli inizi dell’Ottocento. Restauro nella parte centrale sinistra del foglio, nel cielo, e un piccolo strappo riparato lungo il margine laterale sinistro, usuali difetti marginali, nell'insieme discreto stato di conservazione.

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        Naufrage de MM. de Laborde sur les canots de La Peyrouse au port des François dans la Californie. Dédié à Monsieur Alexandre de Laborde leur frère

      A remarkable scene after a painting of Louis-Philippe Crepin, representing the shipwreck of Edouard and Ange de Laborde on 13 July 1786, off the coast of Alaska, during the expedition of La Perouse, one of the most significant journeys of exploration conducted by the French in the 18th century. The expedition took place onboard the Boussole and the Astrolabe, it´s goal was to explore the Pacific and assess the Spanish settlement in California; whilst en route to Kamchatka, La Perouse was the first to safely navigate the Japan Sea. After passing through Cape Horn, the expedition sailed towards the Northwest of America, arriving to the coast of Alaska in July 1786, discovering a magnificent bay dominated by mountains and surrounded by glaciars, which he goes on to name Port-des-Français, today Lituya Bay, staying there for almost a month. The bay was rich in natural resources, and was frequented by the Amerindian population of the area, with whom the French conducted trade on several occasions; La Perouse soon envisioned the potential for the fur trade. The subject of this scene is a dramatic episode occurred on 13 July 1786, when La Perouse sent a detachment of officers to sound the bay in three small vessels (two biscayennes and a small canoe); despite his recommendations for caution, Lieutenant Descure ventured too close to the pass, his biscayenne was engulfed by the tide, the second biscayenne -which had the Laborde brothers on board- suffered the same fate when attempting to rescue the first one, only the small canoe escaped, due probably to it´s stability. In all, 21 sailors perished in the shipwreck. Dedicated to the brother of the Laborde brothers, who died in the shipwreck, Alexandre de Laborde, author of several works on France, Spain, and Austria. At the bottom of the engraving, there is a narrative of what occurred in the shipwreck. The author, Louis-Philippe Crepin, was a pupil of Joseph Vernet and Hubert Robert, he also authored the painting portraying Dumont D´Urville and the sailors of the corvette Astrolabe paying homage at the La Perouse memorial on the island of Vanikoro. Extremely rare, both in the market and institutionally; we locate copies at Yale and the California State Library in the United States, and one in France.

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        OEUVRES COMPLETES

      Leibzig: Chez Gerard Fleischer. Good+. 1810. Hardcover. Nouvelle Edition. Thirteen volumes bound in half leather over clean marbled boards. Special binding with royal insignia: Gilt embellished spine including a "Royal Crown" over the letter "A" at the top. Text blocks tight, clean and intact. Marbled endpapers and frontispieces. #1, Nouvelles, 326pp; #2, Numa Pompilius, 299pp ; #3, Theatre, 294pp; #4, Myrtil et Chloe Pastorale, 203pp; #5, Estelle, Roman Pastoral, 265pp; #6, Precis Historique Surles Maures D'Espagne, 288pp; #7, Gonzalve De Cordoue, 221pp; #8, Fables, 269pp; #9, Don Quichotte de la Manche, 287pp; #10, Don Quichotte de la Manche, 329pp; #11, Don Quichotte de la Manche, 312pp; #12, Imitations et Traductions, 416pp; #13, L'enfant D'Darlequin Perdu et Retrouve Comedie. Jean Pierre Claris de Florian was most noted for his fables and also his abridgement of Don Quixote. Some spine lables are fully or partly missing. Vols. 4 #5 have a scuff mark on the cover. Vol. 7 has a small hole in leather near spine heel. Lierature, Poetry; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 3821 pages .

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        NEWBURYPORT HERALD. Bound volume: Vol. XIV No. 1-No. 103. April 6, 1810 through March 29, 1811.

      Nerburyport, MA: Newburyport Herald, 1810. An intact bound volume containing 103 issues, one issue short of a full year. Original leather spine with "14" stamped on it is heavily worn and rubbed. Original paper-covered boards are heavily worn, soiled, and discolored. Some of the issues are trimmed at the top edge. Seven pages are torn with some loss including the first issue. Many pages have minor soiling, age-toning, or minor staining, and many pages have small tears, creases, scuffs, etc. but as a whole this is a relatively complete and intact volume. Endpapers are present, but the front endpapers are detached. First edition. The issues that have suffered loss are No. 1, 8, 9, 18, 32, 57 (article on page 3-4 cut out), and 103. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Folio.

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        Hannover. - Ansicht. - "Hannover ".

      - Historische Ortsansicht. Radierungen, koloriert, um 1810. 13,8 x 20,9 cm (Darstellung) / 22,4 x 36,2 cm (Blatt). Mittig unterhalb der Darstellung mit "Hannover. Ansicht in der Contrescharpe zwischen den Clever und Stein Thor" betitelt. Ferner rechts um "Salzenberg del. & sculp." ergänzt. - Dekorative Ansicht des Prinzenhauses in Hannover mit einigen Staffagefiguren am Flussufer. Kurfürst Georg Ludwig ließ das Prinzenhaus als Lusthaus auf der Bastion zwischen Stein- und Clevertor um 1705 erbauen. - Sehr selten! Blatt etwas fleckig. Mit kleinen Randläsuren und etwas knickspurig. Verso oben auf Passepartout montiert. Insgesamt gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Sprache: Deutsch

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        Photographic portraits of a young Aboriginal woman, Toowoomba, 1868-69

      Two albumen print photographs in carte de viste format, each 103 x 65 mm (mount); no photographer's imprint (versos blank); some mild spotting, mostly confined to the peripheries of the prints and the mounts themselves. A pair of superb studio portraits of the same young woman, one a full length portrait of her holding a spear and a small white flower, the other a striking vignette head and shoulders portrait. Another copy of the vignette portrait in a private collection has been attributed by Michael Aird to the photographer Heinrich (or Henry) Müller. The National Gallery of Australia gives Müller's dates as: Germany 1810 /1830 - Australia 1877; Australia from 1853
. The only date for Müller provided by Davies & Stanbury (Mechanical Eye) is 1868, when he had a studio in Ruthven Street, Toowoomba. The pair of studio portraits we offer here undoubtedly date to the late 1860s, and so were almost certainly taken in Müller's Ruthven Street studio. One of them possibly matches a copy print of a Müller photograph held in the John Oxley Library (Portrait of a young woman, Toowoomba, 1869), one of a small number of Aboriginal portraits by Müller in the collection, all dated to 1869 (not viewable online).

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        The Grand Sweeper: Together with The Woodman [Broadside Ballad]

      Charlestown: J. White, 1810. Broadside. Very Good Condition. Single sheet, mild soiling, verso discolored and with old pen title, one edge trimmed unevenly in the margin. Two woodcuts, one of a reaper, one of a dinner scene at top. "Here's Statesmen, lawyers, & doctors gay, Time with its scythe sweeps them all away." Just one copy in Worldcat, at Harvard. Not at the AAS. ca. 11 1/2" x 9". Undated ca. 1810 - the Harvard copy suggests 1810-1830, the years White was most active. Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Americana. Inventory No: 045665.

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        Gammer Gurton's Garland: or, The Nursery Parnassus. A Choice Collection of Pretty Songs and Verses, for the Amusement of All Little good Children Who can Neither Read nor Run.

      London: Printed for R. Triphood, 1810. 8vo, modern dark purple morocco by Philip Dusel, gilt decorations and lettering. A collection of famous children's rhymes, first compiled by Joseph Ritson in 1784. Ritson (1752-1803) the antiquary was interested in the "folklore of the nursery" (Bronson) and brought together 75 rhymes in Gammer Gurton, based in part on the famous Mother Goose's Melody, also published in 1784, but there are several well known rhymes in Gammer Gurton not in Mother Goose, including "London Bridge is Broken Down," "There was an old woman, she liv'd in a shoe," "The Man in the Moon came tumbling down," and "Hark, hark, the dogs do bark." Antiquary Francis Douce (1757-1834), a friend of Ritson with similar interests, later annotated a copy of the 1795 edition of Gammer Gurton with additional rhymes, and the material from that annotated copy was used to produce this expanded edition in 1810. Another antiquary, Joseph Haslewood, has been given credit for editing this edition. The number of famous rhymes in Gammer Gurton includes "The Cat and the Fiddle," "Bah, Bah, Black Sheep," "Patty Cake" "Jack and Gill," "Dickery, dickery, dock," "Yankey Doodle came to town," and "Tom Thumb the piper's son." In part IV of this edition are the first appearances in print of  form of "Humpty Dumpty" and "Little Bo-Peep." "Gammer" is an old English word for countrywoman, and the name "Gammer Gurton" was used in a few early English children's rhymes. ESTC records no copies of the 1784 edition of Gammer Gurton and only five copies of the 1795 edition. Paper with scattered light browning; a fine copy with wide margins.

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        Sachsenburg. - Ansicht. - Schloss.

      - Historische Ortsansicht. Umrissradierung , um 1810. Von Adrian Zingg. 30,4 x 43,1 cm (Darstellung) / 39,5 x 50,5 cm (Blatt). Unterhalb der Darstellung von Hand mit "Sachsenburg" beschriftet. - Idyllisches Panoramabild des Schlosses Sachsenburg bei Frankenberg. Die Burganlage wurde in den 1480er Jahren zum Wohnschloss umgebaut. - Blatt etwas gebräunt und leicht fleckig, oben rechts mit Knickspur. Insgesamt in einem guten Erhaltungszustand. Adrian Zingg (1734 St. Gallen - 1816 Leipzig). Schweizer Maler, Zeichner, Radierer und Kupferstecher. Er war ein Wegbereiter der neueren Dresdner Landschaftsmalerei. Lehre beim Kupferstecher Johann Rudolf Holzhalb. 1757 bei Johann Ludwig Aberli in Bern, der ihn Ansichten aus der Schweiz stechen liess. 1759-66 im Atelier von Johann Georg Wille. Wurde 1764 von Christian Ludwig von Hagedorn als Kupferstecher an die neugegründete Dresdner Akademie berufen, wo er ab 1766 lehrte. Pflegte engen Kontakt zum Dresdner Maler Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, dessen druckgrafisches Werk er ab 1774 vollendete und publizierte. 1769 Mitglied der Wiener Akademie, 1787 Mitglied der Berliner Akademie. 1803 Professur für Kupferstich an der Dresdner Akademie; Titel eines kurfürstlichen Hofkupferstechers. Zingg prägte zusammen mit seinem Freund Anton Graff die Bezeichnung "Sächsische Schweiz" für das Elbsandsteingebirge, zu dem er zahlreiche Veduten in Sepiamalerei und Radierung schuf. Sprache: Deutsch

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        The Book of Job; Translated from the Hebrew, by the Late Miss Elizabeth Smith; WITH: Fragments, in Prose and Verse: by Miss Elizabeth Smith Lately Deceased, with Some Account of Her Life and Character by H.M. Bowdler

      Bath: Printed by Richard Cruttwell, St. James's-Street, Bath; and Sold by Cadell and Davies, Strand, Hatchard, Piccadilly, London; and S. Cheyne, Edinburgh, 1810. Second edition of this notable English translation of the Book of Job, first published earlier that year, by the self-taught linguist Elizabeth Smith (1776-1806). As a young child, Smith's prodigious reading raised fears that "such close application might injure her health." By her early teens, she was conversant in French, Italian, German and Spanish, and soon turned her attention to the comparative study of ancient languages, including Greek, Latin, Arabic, and Hebrew. Smith's gift for languages is reflected in her pioneering treatment of Job, the first complete English translation of that text produced by a woman. Relying on the popular Hebrew grammar of John Parkhurst, Smith reimagines the Old Testament tale of loss and endurance in a direct lyrical mode: "My days are swifter than a shuttle, / They are finished for want of thread." The Book of Job is accompanied by an early edition of Smith's miscellaneous writings, Fragments, first published in 1808, in which she recommends the work of translation to all her readers: "The study of languages . . . gives a much higher relish for the beauties of our own language, by enabling us to feel the force of every expression, which a common reader passes over without observation." Although offered for sale separately by the publisher, this first volume of Fragments was part of a two-volume set; the second volume, Smith's translation of the memoirs of Frederick and Margaret Klopstock from the German, is not present. Handsomely bound early editions, in near-fine condition. Two octavo volumes, uniformly bound in full contemporary tree calf, spines decorated and lettered in gilt. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Smith in Fragments; single page of publisher's advertisements at rear of each volume. Contemporary female ownership signature in Book of Job; presentation inscription in the same hand in Fragments. Frontispiece lightly foxed, lightest shelfwear to bindings.

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        Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser. Volume Eight, number 320, February 17, 1810

      Folio, disbound; incomplete, being one half of the bifolium only (i.e. the first 2 pages), loss at top edge and along fore-edge resulting in loss of text, in particular at the ends of lines on the first page; creasing, several small perforations with loss of text, paper strengthened in sections. Includes Government and General Orders issued by Governor Macquarie on 10 February 1810. The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser was Australia's first newspaper. The first edition was printed by George Howe (1769-1821) and was issued on March 5, 1803. The Gazette remained the Colony's only newspaper until 1824, when W.C. Wentworth's The Australian was established.

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        [LA PEROUSE] The Grand Serious Pantomime of La Perouse; Or, The Desolate Island

      [Liverpool] : Egerton Smith and Co. Printers, Pool-Lane, [1810]. A fair copy with some foxing. Playbill, single sheet (285 x 180 mm), advertising a performance at the Theatre-Royal, Liverpool, on Wednesday, November 21st, 1810. The play opening the bill is ‘George Barnwell’, and the evening is 'For the Benefit of Mr Rohmer'. The full cast for 'La Perouse' is listed, with the protagonist played by Mr Grant and Madame Perouse by Miss Stubbs. A relatively early example of a playbill for this stage work, productions of which are recorded from 1801 onwards. An earlier play about La Perouse by the German playwright Kotzebue had been published in 1798, in which La Perouse is depicted as the only survivor of his shipwreck, living with an empathetic native woman on a deserted island until Madame La Perouse and his son discover him. The native woman and Madame La Perouse end up co-habiting on the island, with La Perouse becoming something of a brother to them. Although this story clearly inspired Fawcett, his version of the tragedy had a different conclusion which was designed to suit English public taste: the native woman turns out to be evil, and with the help of newly-arrived natives she plots the destruction of La Perouse, his wife and son - until foiled by a clever chimpanzee and crew of the ‘Astrolabe’, who massacre the natives and return to France with the La Perouse family.

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        Reis rondom de wereld door de zeeën van Indië en China; . . .Zaltbommel, Johannes Noman and sons, 1834-1836. 7 volumes bound as 3. 8vo. Each volume with a lithographed title-page, each with a different topographic view, folding engraved map tracking Laplace's journey, 13 lithographed plates (7 folding). Near contemporary uniform blue-black half calf, gold- and blind-tooled spines.

      Borba de Moraes, p. 458 (note); Ferguson 1810; cf. Hill 980 (French ed.); Sabin 38985 (French ed.); for the author: Howgego, 1800-1850, L12. First Dutch edition of a valuable work by the French navigator Cyrille Pierre Théodore Laplace (1793-1832). In May 1829 Laplace was appointed commander of the ship La Favorite , to make a journey around the world for scientific and commercial purposes. "The purpose of the voyage was to show the French flag in Eastern waters, in order to re-establish French influence over Indo-China and the Pacific. The voyage was also very successful scientifically . . . The hydrographic work was thorough and reliable, the work done in the Anamba and Natuna groups of Malaysia was valuable, and a good collection of natural history specimens was brought back'' (Hill). The folding map is detached but in good condition with a marginal tear; some browning and marginal waterstains. Bindings slightly rubbed. Dutch edition of a very detailed account of an important circumnavigation of the world, in good condition.

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        Album de gravures 19è

      S.L., s.d. (vers 1810). In-4 (24 x 18 cm) plein maroquin vert souple, dos lisse à filets dorés, filet sur les plats, tranches dorées, 90 planches gravées à l'aquatinte d'après Le Poussin, Le Lorrain, Ruysdael, Dujardin, Teniers, Vanden Velde... gravées par Bacler d'Albe, A. Guyot, Baltard. Quelques rousseurs. Un manque de papier en bordure d'une gravure. Recueil de vues, antiquités, paysages, sujets gracieux, animaux, scènes pastorales, Rome, ...etc... Français relié DeCollection

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        Traite du calcul differentiel et du calcul integral. Seconde édition, revue et augmentée. Tome I, II, III

      Paris: chez Courcier, Imprimeur-Libraire pour les Mathématiques 1810, 1814, 1819 3 Bände, OLDr. mit goldgeprägtem Rücken, marmorierter Schnitt, (4°) 21 x 27 cm, 1. Band: LVI+652 Seiten u. 5 gefaltete Tafeln, 2. Band: XXI+816 Seiten mit 2 Tafeln u. 3 gefaltete Tafeln in der Beilage, 3. Band: XXIV+771 Seiten u. 2 gefaltete Tafeln; Deckel abgeschürft, Rücken des 1. Bandes teilweise geplatzt, Rücken des 3. Bandes mit Wurmfraßspuren, Stück Leder am Rücken u. auf Hinterdeckel fehlen; Satzspiegel altersbedingt leicht gebräunt, einige Seiten des 2. u. 3. Bandes altersbedingt stockfleckig, ab und zu mit Blestiftnotizen, Tafeln bei den Rändern braunfleckig, sonst innen schön u. unbeschädigt, altersgemäß guter Zustand.Mathematik, Bücher des 19. Jahrhunderts

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        Historisch-geographisch politischer Versuch über Ostindien nebst der Schilderung von dessen Handel nach Le Goux de Flaix. Mit Noten, Anmerkungen und einer Vorrede von E. A. W. v. Z[immermann].

      - Leipzig, Heinrich Gräff, 1810. Two volumes in two. 8vo (17.5 x 10.7 cm). 892 [I: viii, 444; II: iv, 436] pp., one folded engraving of the Jagannath temple. Contemporary uniform tree calf resembling paper boards with ruled borders, olive and brown gilt-lettered morocco labels on spines.l The very rare German edition of "Essai historique, geographique et politique sur l'Indoustan" by Alexandre Legoux de Flaix, published in 1807 in Paris. "Ostindien", therefore, is eastern India, not the East Indies. The French edition itself is rare, but this German edition is really obscure and even difficult to find in German libraries. This edition was edited and contains an introduction by von Zimmerman, then famous as publisher of the "Taschenbuch der Reisen" series. Boards a bit worn, small old stamp on title page verso, some offsetting to the plate, otherwise a very good copy. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        BRIEF REMARKS ON THE CHARACTER AND COMPOSITION OF THE RUSSIAN ARMY, AND A SKETCH OF THE CAMPAIGNS IN POLAND IN THE YEARS 1806 AND 1807.

      London printed by C. Roworth and sold by T. Egerton 1810 - FIRST EDITION, 1810. 4to, 280 x 210 mm, 11 x 8¼ inches, 7 battle plans (1 folding) and 1 large folding map, all partly hand coloured, pages: xxix, (1) errata, 1-276, no half-title, bound in full contemporary calf, decorative gilt border to covers, rebacked at some time with gilt bands and rules, original gilt lettered morocco label laid on, marbled endpapers and edges. Covers slightly marked and rubbed, edges and corners worn, boards showing at tips, label slightly chipped, armorial bookplate on front pastedown, slight offsetting from first battle plan on to final page of text, contents otherwise clean and bright, small closed tear to edge of folding map, neatly repaired with no loss, binding tight and firm. A very good clean copy. Sir Robert Thomas Wilson (1777 – 1849) was a British general and politician who served in Egypt, Prussia, and was attached to the Imperial Russian Army as British liaison officer. He sat as the Liberal MP for Southwark from 1818 to 1831. He served as the Lieutenant Governor of Ceylon and later as the Governor of Gibraltar from 1842 until his death in 1849. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sixième jeu de cartes géographiques,

      orné de figures gravées avec soin et représentant les différens peuples de la terre dans le costume particulier à chacun d’eux; destiné à l’instruction et à l’amusement de la jeunesse des deux sexes. Lille : Vanackere ; Paris : H. Nicolle, [c.1810]. Original box (112 x 73 x 30 mm) of marbled paper over thick card with pasted-down illustrated label to front (old ink marks), containing 48 numbered cards (100 x 70 mm) with engraved cartouche and text to recto, each card representing a different region of the world, including Nouvelle-Hollande (XLVI), Isles d'Amérique et de la Mer du Sud (XLVII) and Terres Polaires et Australes (XLVIII); the cards are exceptionally well preserved, all being fresh and clean with the exception of La Helvétie (Swizerland), which has a small ink mark; with a single folding sheet, 170 x 130 mm, printed both sides with rules and geographical information (complete and clean but with creasing); lacking the folding copper-engraved map of the world by Tardieu. A beautiful early nineteenth century French pedagogical game designed to teach children geography. Each of the cards bears a geographical description and an illustration - often somewhat fanciful - of an inhabitant of a particular region engraved on wood by P.-F. Godard (1768-1838). The game reflects the vision of the world during the period of the First Empire, there being numerous unexplored parts of the globe, and France comprising 117 départements - the result of Napoleon’s conquests. Card XLVI is dedicated to Nouvelle-Hollande, but also mentions New Guinea. It is decorated with an engraving of a fierce-looking warrior wearing a headdress and animal skins and brandishing a spear. This illustration is possibly meant to represent a Papuan, as it does not accord with the description of Australian Aborigines printed on this card, which alleges that the indigenous inhabitants of New Holland are the most miserable and degraded of any people on earth: “Without clothing, without industry, without habitation, they have nothing for a bed but the earth and nothing for nourishment except for shell-fish which they gather at the edge of the ocean”. The text also mentions the English settlement at Botany Bay and the transportation of convicts. Card XLVIII is dedicated to Terres Polaires et Australes, and is decorated with an engraving of a bare-breasted maiden (possibly inspired by illustrations of Tahitian women). The text states that New Zealand is inhabited by cannibals and that the savages of New Guinea and New Holland live in a primitive state owing to their lack of intelligence; “Some geographers consider New Holland to be a continent.... Considered as an island, it is the largest on earth, approximately 300,000 square leagues”. The other regions included in the set include Abyssinia, Islands of Africa, Canada, America, Mexico, Guyana, Chile, Peru, Brazil, The Amazon, Tierra del Fuego, Tartary, The Indies, Mountains of Asia, Turkey in Asia, Arabia and Persia. The National Library holds the only copy of this game recorded in Australian collections.

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        Vue de la Baye de la Syréne.

      1810 circa. Incisione all'acquatinta, cm 41 x 53,3 circa (il foglio). Firmata in lastra sulla destra, fuori dalla parte figurata (Dessiné et Gravé par Ch. Muller). Il Muller, nelle sue vedute, utilizza sempre un espediente pittorico per contestualizzare la scena in uno scorcio, in un momento di vita quotidiana, o in un contesto storico. In questo modo, le sue stampe assumono importanti valori paesaggistici e storico culturali. Veduta con pescatori e imbarcazioni ancorate agli scogli nella baia caratterizzata da alti faraglioni. Disegnata ed incisa da Christian Friedrich Muller (Stuttgart, 1782 - 1816) agli inizi dell'Ottocento. Restauro nella parte centrale sinistra del foglio, nel cielo, e un piccolo strappo riparato lungo il margine laterale sinistro, usuali difetti marginali, nell'insieme discreto stato di conservazione.

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        GRAMMAIRE ARABE. A l´usage des élèves de l´ecole spéciale des langues orientales. I-II.

      De L´Imprimerie Impériale , Paris 1810. Inbunden bok. Paris, J.J. Marcel, 1810. XXVI, 434; X, 473, (1) s. + 10 utvikbara tabeller + 8 graverade planscher. Nötta samtida halvfranska band. Delvis åldersfläckad inlaga. Första upplagan. 2 volymer.

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        Bowles's New Four-Sheet Map of England and Wales: Comprehending all the Cities, Boroughs, Market and Sea Port Towns, Villages, Lakes, Rivers, Forests, Ruins, Canals, and Principal Seats of the Nobility, described by.

      London: Printed for proprietors Bowles & Carver 1810 - Map dimensions 130 x 101.5 cm, overall 132.5 x 103.5 cm. Large folding map with original colour in block and outline demarcating the counties, ornate title cartouche to the upper right corner with an explanatory key adjacent, inset map of the Isle of Scilly plus shipping lanes printed to the seas, dissected into 32 sections and mounted on linen, folds into original marbled paper slipcase with printed title label to the upper board. A few light stains, else very good.

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        [Sofonisba]. Sofonisbe Opera en II Actes arrangé pour le Piano-Forte par C.F. Ebers... Prix 20 Francs... 656. [Piano-vocal score]

      Bonn: N. Simrock [PN 656], 1810. First Edition. Eitner VI, p. 280. Grove Music Online. IMSLP (list of publisher's plate numbers). OCLC no. 67304138. Not in BUC, Hirsch, Hoboken, or Schneider Musikverlag N. Simrock. Sofonisba was first performed at the Teatro del Corso in Bologna on May 19, 1805. "Sofonisba, a classical heroine portrayed by various 17th and 18th century composers, becomes, in Paer's hands, a more realistic figure - a real woman. When circumstances turn against her she takes poison and it is here that Paer seizes the opportunity for something exceptional. The emotionally charged, multi-movement final scene for Sofonisba was something audiences had never encountered before.The impact of these performances of Sofonisba was not lost on Rossini - the opera was revived 15 years later in Naples for his wife, the great Isabella Colbran. In a period when audiences demanded only new operas it seems an extraordinary testament to the innovations of Ferdinando Paer." Opera Rara online. "[Paer] was one of the central figures in the development of opera semiseria during the first decade of the 19th century." Scott L. Balthazar and Julian Budden in Grove Music Online.. Oblong folio. Contemporary blue-gray wrappers with dark ivory cut paper title label "Sofonisbe Opera composé par F. Paer" in manuscript to upper. 1f. (recto title, verso blank), [i] (cast list), 4-153, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Text in Italian and German. With manuscript table of contents tipped-in preceding cast list. Printed note to lower portion of cast list refers to a performance of the opera in Frankfurt on March 15, 1808: "Die deutsche Übersetzung ist die der Frankfurter Bühne." Small pastedown signed "Otto Ladendorff" in a late 19th-century German hand to lower portion of title. Wrappers worn, soiled, stained, and partially detached; spine partially lacking. Some foxing; repairs to inner margins of first two leaves, not affecting text or music; small binder's holes to inner margins.

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        Annales maç., dédiées à son Altesse Sérénissime, le Prince Cambacérès, Archi-chancelier de l`Empire.

      Paris, Caillot 1807 - 1810. - Bde. 1, 3, 4, 5, 7 und 8 (von 8 erschienenen). Tit., SS. (9)-331 (so komplett!) Dekorative grüne HLdr.-Bde. des 19. Jhdts., mit Rückenschild und goldgepr. Freimaurersymbolen am Rücken. 14,5 x 9 cm. Querard I, 197; Wolfstieg 864. - Relativ seltene französische Freimaurer-Zeitschrift. - Aus der Charlesworth Masonic Library. - Unbeschnitten. Tls. etwas fleckig. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Manuscript on paper, entitled from the red leather label on the upper cover "Conditorei von Anna Wild." Written in a very legible hand. 2 p.l., 159, [4], 160-387 pp. 4to (215 x 175 mm.), cont. half-sheep & marbled boards, red leather title piece on upper cover

      [Munich: 1810-20?]. A most interesting and substantial cookbook written in a neat and regular cursive script. It is not a simple accumulation of recipes without arrangement but a series of recipes systematically arranged according to materials and cooking techniques. The manuscript is a fair copy without correction; we have however been unable to trace a printed edition. While the selection of recipes does somewhat correspond to the Baierisches National-Kochbuch published at Munich in 1824, the wording in the printed edition is very different. It is possible that our manuscript served as a source of the above-mentioned Bavarian national cookbook. It seems likely the author is Maria Anna Wild, daughter of a Munich innkeeper. According to the obituaries in the Königlich Bayerischer Polizey-Anzeiger von München of 1827, p. 112, she was born about 1776 and died in 1827. This manuscript cookbook is divided into two parts, each subdivided into four sections with hundreds of recipes. There are a large number of chapters regarding confectionery of all sorts, preparing fruit preserves according to the seasons, plain and fancy cakes, biscuits, gingerbread, ices, sundry creams, chocolate, fruit wines, pies, etc., etc. It is a treasure trove of fine Bavarian cuisine of the early 19th century. Fine condition.

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        Sofonisba]. Sofonisbe Opera en II Actes arrangé pour le Piano-Forte par C.F. Ebers. Prix 20 Francs. 656. [Piano-vocal score]

      N. Simrock [PN 656], Bonn 1810 - Oblong folio. Contemporary blue-gray wrappers with dark ivory cut paper title label "Sofonisbe Opera composé par F. Paer" in manuscript to upper. 1f. (recto title, verso blank), [i] (cast list), 4-153, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Text in Italian and German. With manuscript table of contents tipped-in preceding cast list. Printed note to lower portion of cast list refers to a performance of the opera in Frankfurt on March 15, 1808: "Die deutsche Übersetzung ist die der Frankfurter Bühne."Small pastedown signed "Otto Ladendorff" in a late 19th-century German hand to lower portion of title.Wrappers worn, soiled, stained, and partially detached; spine partially lacking. Some foxing; repairs to inner margins of first two leaves, not affecting text or music; small binder's holes to inner margins. First Edition. Eitner VI, p. 280. Grove Music Online. IMSLP (list of publisher's plate numbers). OCLC no. 67304138. Not in BUC, Hirsch, Hoboken, or Schneider Musikverlag N. Simrock. Sofonisba was first performed at the Teatro del Corso in Bologna on May 19, 1805. "Sofonisba, a classical heroine portrayed by various 17th and 18th century composers, becomes, in Paer's hands, a more realistic figure - a real woman. When circumstances turn against her she takes poison and it is here that Paer seizes the opportunity for something exceptional. The emotionally charged, multi-movement final scene for Sofonisba was something audiences had never encountered before.The impact of these performances of Sofonisba was not lost on Rossini - the opera was revived 15 years later in Naples for his wife, the great Isabella Colbran. In a period when audiences demanded only new operas it seems an extraordinary testament to the innovations of Ferdinando Paer." Opera Rara online."[Paer] was one of the central figures in the development of opera semiseria during the first decade of the 19th century." Scott L. Balthazar and Julian Budden in Grove Music Online. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Reis rondom de wereld door de zeeën van Indië en China; . . .Zaltbommel, Johannes Noman and sons, 1834-1836. 7 volumes bound as 3. 8vo. Each volume with a lithographed title-page, each with a different topographic view, folding engraved map tracking Laplace's journey, 13 lithographed plates (7 folding). Near contemporary uniform blue-black half calf, gold- and blind-tooled spines.

      - Borba de Moraes, p. 458 (note); Ferguson 1810; cf. Hill 980 (French ed.); Sabin 38985 (French ed.); for the author: Howgego, 1800-1850, L12. First Dutch edition of a valuable work by the French navigator Cyrille Pierre Théodore Laplace (1793-1832). In May 1829 Laplace was appointed commander of the ship La Favorite, to make a journey around the world for scientific and commercial purposes. "The purpose of the voyage was to show the French flag in Eastern waters, in order to re-establish French influence over Indo-China and the Pacific. The voyage was also very successful scientifically . . . The hydrographic work was thorough and reliable, the work done in the Anamba and Natuna groups of Malaysia was valuable, and a good collection of natural history specimens was brought back'' (Hill). The folding map is detached but in good condition with a marginal tear; some browning and marginal waterstains. Bindings slightly rubbed. Dutch edition of a very detailed account of an important circumnavigation of the world, in good condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Neues Natur- und Kunstlexicon, enthaltend die wichtigsten und gemeinnützigsten Gegenstände aus der Naturgeschichte, Naturlehre, Chemie und Technologie. Zum bequemen Gebrauch insonderheit auch für Ungelehrte und für gebildete Frauenzimmer. 7 Bände in 4 Bänden und Linneischer Nomenclator und Deutsches Synonymen-Register

      Gaffler 1810 Neue, verbesserte Auflage. Gaffler, Wien, 1810 - 1812. 1 Bl., 408, 424, 439, 400, 402, 484, 550 und 88 Seiten, original Halbleder/Halbfranzbände mit geprägten Rückentiteln (etwas berieben und bestoßen/gering fleckig/Band 7 etwas wasserrandig)Versand D: 5,90 EUR Alte Drucke vor 1850

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        The Historic Gallery of Portraits and Paintings; Or, Biographical Review of Portraits and Paintings, or, Biographical Review: containing a brief Account of the Lives of the most Celebrated Men, in every Age and country, and Graphic Imitations of the Finest Specimens of the Arts, Ancient and Modern

      London: Vernor , Hood & Sharpe 31, Poultry, 1810. Illustrated. 6 vols. 8vo. Contemporary full Regency polished tree calf, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, red and green title labels. Scattered light foxing. Fine, one hinge started. Illustrated. 6 vols. 8vo.

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        Die Hoch- und Niederwaldbehandlung. Dritter Theil: Forst-Geonomie und Lithologie. Mit einer illuminierten Tabelle.

      Baumgärtnersche Buchhandlung, Leipzig 1810 - Mit XVI, 276 Seiten, 2 n.n. Blätter ( Druckfehlerverzeichnis und Verlagsanzeigen ) sowie einer ausfaltbaren kolorierten Kupferstichtabelle *Abbildung oder Farbe von Erdarten, Steinen und brennbaren Körpern und Flüssigkeiten*. Das Titelblatt mit einer schönen gestochenen Vignette. Pappband der Zeit mit umlaufendem Rotschnitt, 8° ( 21 x 12,5 cm ). Der Einband stärker berieben und mit Fehlstellen im Bezugspapier, Ecken und Kanten teils stärker bestoßen. Innen auf dem Titelblatt rechts unten ein alter Besitzstempel * Otto Slabke, gepr. Med. Drogist *, das Titelblatt stärker fingerfleckig, etwas stockfleckig. Seiten durchgehend etwas stockfleckig, einige Seiten auch stärker. Die gestochene und kolorierte, ausfaltbare Tabelle stärker stockfleckig und stark angeknickt. Es fehlt das hintere unbedruckte Vorsatzblatt, der Rückdeckel innen mit schwer leserlicher handschriftlicher Notiz von sehr alter Hand. - selten - ( Gewicht 300 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE HISTORY OF THE BUCANIERS OF AMERICA [BUCCANEERS]

      London: Al. ,. Fine with no dust jacket. 1810. Hardcover. Thick 12mo. [2], [iii]-xxiii, [i], [3], 4-660pp, page number 626 is “26.” The 2 leaves between the title leaf and the Introduction were not issued with all copies, and are not present here. The Introduction begins on page [iii]. ½ leather by Root & Son, tear to first text page, otherwise near fine. A reprint of the 1741 London edition. Sabin 23491. 2 plates (engr title & frontis). Unusually beautiful copy, 3/4 calf leather, contents clean and tight. Binding intact. ; 0 .

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        VOYAGE DES CAPITAINES LEWIS ET CLARKE [sic], DEPUIS L'EMBOUCHURE DU MISSOURI, JUSQU'A L'ENTREE DE LA COLUMBIA DANS L'OCEAN PACIFIQUE, FAIT DES LES ANNEES 1804, 1805 ET 1806...

      Paris, 1810. xviii,443pp. plus folding map. Slightly later half calf and marbled boards, spine gilt, edges sprinkled red. Boards somewhat scuffed, moderate edge and corner wear, some worming at head of spine. Scattered contemporary manuscript annotations. Quite clean internally, with an occasional faint fox mark. About very good. Gass was one of the sergeants of the Lewis and Clark expedition. He kept a daily journal for the course of the journey, as instructed by Thomas Jefferson and Meriwether Lewis, and was thus able to publish his account only a year after the return of the expedition. His narrative was eagerly seized upon in the absence of the official report, which did not appear until 1814. This is the first French edition and the third to appear overall, after the Pittsburgh 1807 and London 1808 editions. It is the first to appear in a foreign language, and is notable for containing the J.B. Tardieu map, "Carte pour servir au Voyage des Capes. Lewis et Clarke...," the first published map to mention the expedition and show part of its route. This French edition also adds two letters of William Clark not published in other editions of Gass: that of April 2, 1805, from Fort Mandan, written to William Henry Harrison; and that of Sept. 23, 1806, written upon returning, to his brother. The second letter is listed separately in Wagner-Camp and had various periodical appearances, but first was published in book form herein. WAGNER-CAMP 6:3,4 (note). HOWES G77. GRAFF 1519. STREETER SALE 3124. SABIN 26742. WHEAT TRANSMISSISSIPPI 300. LITERATURE OF THE LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION 3.3. THWAITES, p.lxxii.

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        Voyage historique, littéraire et pittoresque dans les isle et possessions ci-devant Vénitiennes du Levant;

      Paris: Tavernier, An VIII,, 1810. Savoir: Corfou, Paxo, Bucintro, Parga, Prevesa, Vonizza, Sainte-Maure, Thiaqui, Céphalonie, Zante, Strophades, Cérigo et Cérigotte … 4 volumes, 3 volumes octavo ( 196 × 123 mm) text in contemporary streaked sheep, tan and black morocco labels, flat spine, compartments formed by chequered bands, gilt floral tools in the first and fifth, the third and sixth filled with a repeated wavy ribbon tool, single gilt flower and ellipse roll panel to the boards, edges and endpapers marbled; atlas in contemporary marbled boards. 9 maps, one of them folding, and 21 plates, views, "types", and antiquities. Half-titles bound in. Text volumes just a little rubbed, particularly at the extremities, light restoration at heads and tails of the spines, tan-burn to a few leaves front and back in each volume, light browning else; atlas volume also a little rubbed, the spine skilfully restored, some mild staining in the margins of some plates, overall a very good set. First edition. "This important and very detailed work describes the Ionian Islands shortly after their acquisition by the French. Grasset de Saint-Sauveur lived in there from 1781 until 1798, latterly as a commissioner of commercial relations for Napoleon. The islands had come into the possession of France in 1797" (Blackmer). Grasset's father - also André, who had previously been embroiled in the "affaire du Canada" - was consul-general for the îles Vénitiennes, and made his son vice-consul for Corfu in 1782 and later interim consul to Zante. He was subsequently commercial commissioner at Majorca, publishing his Voyages au îles Baléares in 1806, Lübeck and Kiel (Mézin, Les consuls de France au siècle des lumières ,1715-1792). Bookplate of the notable, and reclusive, Belgian bibliophile François-Xaiver Borluut de Noortdonck to the front pastedown of volume I. Attractive and uncommon complete, as here.

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        Enquiry Concerning the Intellectual and Moral Faculties and Literature of Negroes; Followed with an Account of the Life and Works of Fifteen Negroes & Mulattoes, Distinguished in Science, Literature and the Arts

      Brooklyn: Thomas Kirk, 1810. 1st edition in English. Hardcover. Good. Translated by D. B. Warden. vii [actually viii], [9]-253, [2]p. Recent dark brown full calf binding. 20cm. DEFECTIVE -- lacks one text-leaf [pp. 243-244]. Text browned, with some foxing. An early owner's signature (appears to be "Milton Murray") on title-page. Ancient replacement of upper right corner of title-page. The foundation source for early Black intellectual achievement.

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        Calendrier Perpétuel et Historique

      1810 - XII, 368pp., 2pl. Paris, Auguste Delalain, 1810, in-8, XII, 368pp, 2pl, demi- basane noire, dos lisse orné en doré, tranches mouchetées (rel. de l'ép.), Pierre Dantal (1781-1820) fut professeur dans une institution lyonnaise, qu'il dirigea par la suite. Son calendrier perpétuel et les tables de réductions qui l'accompagnent ont souvent été très utiles durant cette période de transition. 2 planches hors-texte gravées sur cuivre et imprimées sur papier bleuté. Rousseurs. La préface a été reliée par erreur après le premier cahier des notions préliminaires. Exemplaire portant la signature autographe de l'auteur [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Briefe geschrieben auf einer Reise durch die Schweiz im Jahr 1810

      - Four engraved plates (one folding). 4 p.l., 296 pp., 3 leaves of ads for the author's other works; 2 p.l., 514, [8] pp. Two vols. Small 8vo, cont. orange-brown speckled boards (spines a little rubbed), orange leather lettering pieces on spines. Düsseldorf: J.H.C. Schreiner, 1811-12. First edition of a scarce and appealing work. Benzenberg (1777-1846), professor of mathematics at the Lyceum in Düsseldorf, performed many original scientific investigations in the fields of astronomy, physics, and geodetics. He was the first to demonstrate that the earth revolves, a problem which had perplexed scientists since Copernicus (see D.S.B., I, pp. 615-16). This is an account, recorded in a series of long letters, of a scientific journey through the main cities and industrial sites of Switzerland as well as to many of the most notable features of geology and natural history. He records his visits to many leading scientists of Switzerland and his examination of observatories and instruments. There are sections on his corroboration of Chladni's theory of the cosmic origin of meteorites, Gauss's examination of Benzenberg's demonstration that the earth revolves, and his own important experiments with barometers. Fine set. The plates depict scientific instruments and an observatory. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        VOYAGE DES CAPITAINES LEWIS ET CLARKE [sic], DEPUIS L'EMBOUCHURE DU MISSOURI, JUSQU'A L'ENTREE DE LA COLUMBIA DANS L'OCEAN PACIFIQUE, FAIT DES LES ANNEES 1804, 1805 ET 1806...

      Paris, 1810. xviii,443pp. plus folding map. Slightly later half calf and marbled boards, spine gilt, edges sprinkled red. Boards somewhat scuffed, moderate edge and corner wear, some worming at head of spine. Scattered contemporary manuscript annotations. Quite clean internally, with an occasional faint fox mark. About very good. Gass was one of the sergeants of the Lewis and Clark expedition. He kept a daily journal for the course of the journey, as instructed by Thomas Jefferson and Meriwether Lewis, and was thus able to publish his account only a year after the return of the expedition. His narrative was eagerly seized upon in the absence of the official report, which did not appear until 1814. This is the first French edition and the third to appear overall, after the Pittsburgh 1807 and London 1808 editions. It is the first to appear in a foreign language, and is notable for containing the J.B. Tardieu map, "Carte pour servir au Voyage des Capes. Lewis et Clarke...," the first published map to mention the expedition and show part of its route. This French edition also adds two letters of William Clark not published in other editions of Gass: that of April 2, 1805, from Fort Mandan, written to William Henry Harrison; and that of Sept. 23, 1806, written upon returning, to his brother. The second letter is listed separately in Wagner-Camp and had various periodical appearances, but first was published in book form herein. WAGNER-CAMP 6:3,4 (note). HOWES G77. GRAFF 1519. STREETER SALE 3124. SABIN 26742. WHEAT TRANSMISSISSIPPI 300. LITERATURE OF THE LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION 3.3. THWAITES, p.lxxii.

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