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        A Report of the Case of the King Against Bebb... Bankrupts

      1811. Interesting Treatise on Tax Indebtedness Hughes, T.B. A Report of the Case of the King Against Bebb and Others. Assignees of Castell and Powell, Bankrupts; On an Extent: With Explanatory Notes and an Appendix of Some Cases and Records in Extents Which Have Not Been Before Printed. London: Printed by A. Strahan, 1811. vi, 244 pp. Octavo (8" x 5"). Contemporary calf, blind fillets to boards, lettering piece and blind fillets to spine. Light rubbing, front hinge starting. Offsetting to margins of endleaves, toning to text, internally clean. A well-preserved copy of a scarce title. * Only edition. Abolished in 1947, a writ of extent was a remedy employed by the crown to recover unpaid taxes from a debtor or bankrupt. This book, a combination of treatise and report, examines the nature of these writs through a scholarly account, with notes and a historical appendix, of the important Exchequer case of John Bebb and others, assignees of the bankrupt London banking house of Castell and Powell. Bebb and others, assignees of Castell and Powell, were countersued by the government for the right to assets that would cover payment of bills of exchange drawn by a Newcastle bank against tax-collection funds they were holding on deposit. The drafts had been accepted by the now bankrupt Castell and Powell, who had turned them over to the commissioners of excise as collateral for the Newcastle tax deposits, payable in thirty days. At issue was the right of the Crown to sue a debtor (Castell and Powell) of a tax-owing debtor (the Newcastle bank). Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 2:175.

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        Origen y estado de la causa formada sobre la real orden de 17 de mayo de 1810, que trata del comercio de América.

      Cadiz, Imprenta de D. Vicente Lema, 1811. - 8vo. [4]f + 122p + [1 blank]f + 80p + 48 (misnumbered 120)p + [1]f errata. Contemporary red morocco; gilt, edges gilt; some worming to hinges. A report on the circumstances and reasons for the royal decree of 17th May 1810 relating to the trade with America, issued by the Central Junta of Spain from Cadiz in the name of the exiled Ferdinand VII (who remained a prisoner of Napoleon at Valenciennes until 1814). The two supplements comprise official documentation reflecting the entire current legislation ruling Spain’s trade with its American colonies. Albuerne was first secretary to the Spanish chancellor of the exchequer. A fine copy from the library of María Cristina, Queen Regent of Spain (1833-1840), with her bookplate. Leclerc 21; Palau 5384; not in Kress, nor Goldsmiths’ catalogues. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Let every Federalist do his Duty, and Massachusetts will yet be Saved!"

      Boston 1811 - Broadside. Boston, April, 1811. Untrimmed with wide margins. At bottom, prints resolutions of a public meeting at Faneuil Hall on March 31, 1811, which threatened resistance against Congress's May, 1810 legislation. With docketing on verso. 1 p., 11 3/4 x 18 3/8 in. Fiery election broadside fanning the flames of Federalist opposition to Democratic-Republican foreign policy during the Jefferson and Madison administrations. In tone if not in substance, this jeremiad against Southern planters is not wholly different from the complaints of Southern fire-eaters against Lincoln and the "black Republicans" 50 years later. It shows the intensity of New England sectionalism a year before "Mr. Madison's War." "The Embargo cost you millions and millions of dollars. It sunk all the property in New England twenty per cent. It ruined and crippled thousands forever. It drove your sailors into foreign employ . You have been robbed of this treasure by Thomas Jefferson." Excerpts"YOU have lost the election of governor. You have elected but nineteen federal Senators. YET YOU ARE THE MAJORITY. You heed not the things which concern your peace, your property, your freedom. plans are laid to take from you the use of the ocean. You are soon to have no commerce but on the land; no fisheries but in your rivers, and ponds. You now obey the commands of the enemy of the human race, BONAPARTE; these commands are sent to you through the proud, tyrannical slave holding PLANTERS of your Southern States Would war, would the loss of your commerce, the loss of your liberties be evils to you? These are at hand. Will you LISTEN? Will you THINK? Will you ACT? .""The policy of your present rulers is that of Jefferson. The planters of the South own SLAVES but no SHIPS. Jefferson spoke the creed of the planters . Jefferson, and his followers are ever sheding tears over the abuses of our neutral rights, the injuries to our commerce, and the wrongs of our sailors. This is to cajole such men as the republicans (as they call themselves) send to Congress, and to blind and cheat their Northern friends. A settlement of our differences with England would have benefited commerce. A treaty was made, but rejected by Jefferson, without ever showing it to Congress. Since that, THREE MINISTERS have been sent to America; but the breach between the United States and England grows wider and wider . The Embargo cost you millions and millions of dollars. It sunk all the property in New England twenty per cent. It ruined and crippled thousands forever. It drove your sailors into foreign employ. . You have been robbed of this treasure by Thomas Jefferson .""On the second of November, Mr. Madison proclaimed, that the French decrees were repealed. THEY WERE NOT THEN, NOR ARE THEY NOW REPEALED. With one single exception, every American ship, that has gone to France, and every one met upon the ocean by French cruizers, have been SEIZED, PLUNDERED, SUNK or BURNT! Mr. MADISON knows all this, and what has he done? ."[docketing on verso in unknown hand:] Morgan Esqr So Brins's[?] [This docket is the subject of ongoing research by our staff.]Historical BackgroundThomas Jefferson won a landslide reelection victory in 1804, defeating Federalist Charles Cotesworth Pinckney 162-14 in the electoral college. However, thanks in large part to the renewal of war between France and Britain in Europe, Jefferson's second term in office was stormy, and less successful, than his first. By 1806, both France and Britain had imposed blockades on the other country. Britain, the stronger sea power, began to seize American cargos suspected of trading with France, and also stepped up its practice of impressment, forcing into service roughly 6,000 American sailors in 1806-1807, on the pretense that they were British deserters. Jefferson and Madison, his Secretary of State, responded with the Embargo of 1807, a ban on all American vessels sailing for foreign ports. (See website for full description)

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        Vejledning til det Islandske eller gamle Nordiske Sprog

      Copenhagen Printed for Schuboth by J. R. Thiele 1811 - By One of the Founders of the Modern Sceince of Language RASK, Rasmus Kristian. Vejledning til det Islandske eller gamle Nordiske Sprog. Copenhagen: Printed for Schuboth by J. R. Thiele, 1811. First edition. Octavo (6 11/16 x 4 1/16 inches; 170 x 140 mm). LVI, 282, [6] pp. Contemporary half brown roan over marbled boards, beige morocco gilt lettering label. Text lightly browned throughout due to the qulity of the paper, upper corner of front endpaper cut away, slight loss to head and tale of spine. A very good copy. "The ‘Guide to the Icelandic or old Nordic Language’ was the first of an important series of publications which qualify Rask as one of the founders of the modern science of language. The interest that his writings aroused in the ancient Scandanavian Tongues directed attention to their literature, He was the first to study the ancient Nordic languages systematically. He disovered the correspondence of the consonant relations between the Indo-European languages, which led Jacob Grimm to formulate the rules underlying the Germanic as well as the the first complete texts of the eddas of Snorri and Saemund and added modernised versions. During his journeys to Russia and Persia he collected valuable Avesta and Pali manuscripts which he gave to the Royal Library in Copenhagen of which he was the librarian, and thereby promoted the study of the Asian branches of the Indo-European family fo languages" (Printing and the Mind of Man). Printing and the Mind of Man 266. HBS 65357. $1,750 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Holy Bible

      Manchester: Oswald Syers, 1811-1813. Hardcover. Very Good. The complete Bible in the Douay Version as revised by Challoner. Not completely paginated but appears to be complete, please see pictures (I have more if needed). Spine still attached but torn. Occasional light staining commensurate with age.

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        New Chronicles of England and France, in Two Parts-Reprinted from Pynson's edition of 1516. The first part collated with the editions of 1533, 1542, and 1559; and the second with a manuscript of the author's own time, as well as the subsequent editions: including the different continuations. To which are added a biographical and literary preface, and an index, by Henry Ellis

      London: Printed for F.C. and J. Rivington; T. Payne; Wilkie and Robinson; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Co.; Cadell and Davies; J. Mawman; and J. Johnson and Co, 1811 - (DICKENS, CHARLES) Large 4to. . Half morocco over marbled paper boards, spine stamped in gilt. Condition: marginal browning and intermittent foxing, endpapers renewed, marginal chipping to half-title and title, light dampstaining to first few leaves; rebacked with modern spine, corners repaired, boards rubbed. Provenance: Library of Charles Dickens booklabel, "From the Library of Charles Dickens, Gadshill Place, June 1870" ; William Augustine Duncan with his signature to verso of title page, 1dated 879, and bookplate on front pastedown [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lecons de Calcul Differential; Lecons de Calcul Integral [2 Volumes]

      Mme. V. Courcier. Hardcover. Paris, 1811-1812. In 8, 474 + 643 pp., marbled paper with leather spines. Third editions. Bright, very good copies of Garnier's two works on calculus. Some ownership marks on endpapers, contents excellent with only very light intermittent normal foxing. Small stains to top margins of first 19 pages of Lecons de Calcul Differential. Bindings remain sound. A very nice complete set of a scarce early edition. Editions troisieme. Lumineux, tres bonnes copies de deux ?uvres de Garnier sur le calcul. Certaines marques de propriete sur les pages de garde, contenu excellents avec seulement rousseurs normale intermittent tres leger. Petites taches a marges du haut des 19 premieres pages de Leçons de Calcul differentiel. Fixations restent solides. Une tres belle serie complete d'une édition rare tot. . Very Good. 1811. Third Edition.

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        An Account of the Empire of Marocco, and the Districts of Suse and Tafilelt; . to which is added an account of Shipwrecks on the Western Coast of Africa, and an interesting account of Timbuctoo, the Great Emporium of Central Africa.

      W. Bulmer and Co, London 1811 - 4to., (10 2/8 x 8 2/8 inches). Engraved frontispiece portrait of author. Folding engraved map of ". West Barbary." routes with contemporary hand-color in outline, 6 folding plates, including one hand-colored of a chameleon, and 7 plates, including a map of the ". tract as followed by the Caravans from Fas to Timbuctoo." (some spotting and offsetting, one or two repairs to folds on verso). Modern brown cloth. Provenance: Near contemporary ownership inscription of Thomas Bacon, Ridland on original front free endpaper. Second edition, first published in 1809. "Corrected, newly arranged and considerably enlarged". The book contains a vast trove of information about Morocco of this time period. Rivers, mountains and climate are described in detail. Zoology is described as is metallic, mineral and vegetable productions. The author also gives an eye-witness account of the plague that ravaged west Barbary in 1799-1800. Chapter XI discusses Morocco as a trading power, its imports and exports and Britain's relationship with Morocco. Chapter XII describes the capture and enslavement of Europeans in Morocco, and gives suggestions of how to alleviate their suffering and win their freedom. He suggests Great Britain give the Vice Consul there the funds to buy the freedom of those captured. Abbey Travel 296. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Kate Hunter, M.A. Oxon, in the Rare Book Department [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Itinéraire de Paris à Jérusalem et de Jérusalem à Paris, en allant par la Grèce, et revenant par l'Egypte, la Barbarie et l'Espagne.

      Le Normant. 1811 - - Le Normant., Paris 1811, 3 Vol. in 8 (13x21cm), cix (1bc) 278pp. et (4) 413pp. et (4) 370pp. (8), 3 Vol. brochés. - La première édition fut épuisée si rapidement qu'il fallut exécuter un second tirage la même année. On y a ajouté un avis de l'auteur sur cette seconde édition, laquelle fait mention de corrections de dates et autres. La collation est semblable à celle de l'originale. Mention de deuxième édition sur les pages de titre. Illustrée d'une grande carte dépliante. Les volumes sont dans leur état de parution, dans leur brochure d'origine bleue. Etiquettes de titre sur les dos. Les coins des premières pages ainsi que les dernières sont légèrement repliés. Excellent état, papier d'une parfaite blancheur. Le voyage dura de juillet 1806 à juin 1807. L'Itinéraire est divisé en sept parties : Voyage de la Grèce (I)Voyage de l'Archipel, de l'Anatolie et de Constantinople (II) Voyage de Rhodes, de Jaffa, de Béethléem et de la Mer Morte (III) Voyage de Jérusalem (IV et V) Voyage d'Egypte (VI) Voyage de Tunis et retour en France (VII). cix (1bc) 278pp. et (4) 413pp. et (4) 370pp. (8) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Itinéraire de Paris à Jérusalem et de Jérusalem à Paris en allant par la Grèce, et revenant par l'Egypte, la Barbarie et l'Espagne.

      Paris Le Normant 1811 - 3 volumes in-8, CIX-277, 413, 370-8 pp., 1 planche dépliante. Reliure demi veau clair époque, dos lisses ornés de filets, fleurons et dentelles, pièces de titre et de tomaison noir et orange.(manque la carte de l'itinéraire). Édition originale. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Explicações, e Notas sobre Algumas Proposições pouco claras, ou mal demonstradas nos compendios do Curso Mathematico da Academia do Rio de Janeiro. Contem alem disto, muitos Problemas curiosos, e uteis tanto arithmeticamente tratados para uzo do Commercio; como por meio da Algebra para todos os cazos possiveis, e necessarios: e assim mesmo algumas formulas geraes, tiradas destes, para cazos identicos, da que os mesmos compendios não tratão. Huma explicação para intelligencia do uzo das tabos @[sic] logarithmicas de F. Callet, traduzida das mesmas taboas. Huma dissertação sobre Trigonometria: e outras couzas que julguei necessarias, para o fim a que me propoz. Por Antonio Jozé da Silva, Capitão da Segunda Companhia do Regimento de Artilhar

      @Dated at Rio de Janeiro, , , 1811. - Formulas, tables, and an occasional geometrical diagram in text. Written in ink in a small, tidy, legible hand of the early nineteenth century. 92 ll., foliated by original scribe; tables and geometric diagrams within text. Folio (30.5 x 21 cm.), slightly later calf (still later front endleaves; joints very weak and worn, flat spine worn, some pitting to covers), covers with imperial arms of Brazil in center and blind-stamped borders of palmette and vine motifs. Minor ink blots. Internally in fine condition; overall good to very good. ---- Apparently unpublished manuscript, written to complement the mathematical textbooks used at the Academia do Rio de Janeiro; it also includes notes on geometry and trigonometry. Antonio José da Silva, who identifies himself here as captain of the second company of the artillery regiment of the court, may be the Antonio José da Silva listed in Sacramento Blake (I, 229-30), who was a treasury-department employee in Brazil in 1837.----

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        Autograph letter signed.

      N. p., Jom haPurim [February/March; year illegible]. - 8vo. 1 p. on double leaf. With autogr. address. To the journalist and politician Ignaz Kuranda (1811-84), requesting a new loan which will enable Hartmann to pay back to Kuranda an earlier one. In Modern High German rather than Yiddish, but in Hebrew letters: "Reb Kurandeleben! [.] Mit größtem Vergnügen ergreife ich die Feder. - Von der Sehnsucht gedrängt Ihnen die mir gestern abend vorgeschossenen Fa[h]rgroschen zu bezahlen, sehe ich mich genöthigt Sie um wenigstens zwei Thaler noch anzupumpen, sonst kann ich Ihnen wenn wir zusammenkommen nicht die Fa[h]rgroschen bezahlen. Thun Sie es also in Ihrem eigenen Interesse. Übrigens gut Purim, steigen Sie mir auf das Tintenfass. - Ihr treuer Mosche Hartman".

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      George Ramsay and Comapny, Edinburgh 1811 - [viii], 377p, cxxviii, notes. With a lovely and mellow fore-edge painting of Melrose Abbey, Edinburgh. Bound in full black straight grained morocco, a.e.g., the spine with gilt titles and panel ornaments in gilt and blind, the covers with rolled floral borders and inn panels with corner ornaments in blind [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      1811 1811 - . 32 cm. Aprox. 50 fol. escritos en recto y verso. Enc. en media piel. Sobre papel sellado. * Presentamos la causa seguida contra 30 indios implicados en el levantamiento de Tiquina, relacionado con la abolición del tributo indígena. Este interesante documento revela no sólo la identidad de los presos que se encontraban en el calabozo sino los cargos de los que se les acusa –a alguno se le atribuye un asesinato y otros son prófugos de la obra del obispo o del trabajo del empedrado–, así como sus respectivas declaraciones. El capítulo titulado "La participación indígena en la rebelión de los Angulo y Pumacahua, 1814-1816" en Conquista y resistencia en la historia de América, Universitat de Barcelona, 1992, pág. 278-279 de Núria Sala nos permite contextualizar el conflicto: "Los revolucionarios paceños intentaron extender su movimiento hacia la otra línea de Desaguadero, tomaron Tiquina, pueblo del partido de Omasuyos, aunque comunidad lupaqa urinsaya, y Yunguyo con el objetivo de avanzar desde Chucuito hacia el Bajo Perú. Tadeo Garate, diputado por Puno a las Cortes de Cádiz, escribió que entonces sólo pudieron ser derrotados al ordenar el general Goyeneche que se estableciera un destacamento en Tiquina y su incorporación transitoria al partido de Chucuito. El 25 de mayo de 1811 en el acto de Tihuanaco conmemorativo de la revolución rioplateña de mayo, Castelli abolió el tributo y demás cargas indígenas, dispuso el reparto de tierras, el libre acceso a todos los cargos públicos y la creación de escuelas. Su impacto en la población indígena bajoperuana fue tal que se expandió el rumor hasta los confines del valle del Mantaro de que se aproximaba el inca Castelli a liberarlos del tributo. El levantamiento mayoritariamente indígena de La Paz del 24 de junio de 1811 se saldó con el ataque a vecinos blancos, de origen hispano en su mayoría, y el asesinato del marqués de San Felipe y Diego Quin." Y sigue: "Al igual que en 1809, en 1811 se repitieron los enfrentamientos en Tiquina. Las comunidades aledañas, -Camachi, Chichacuo.- vencieron y asesinaron en sendas refriegas al capitán de milicias Andrés Loza junto a 36 soldados y al sargento Yepes abortando su intento de reconquistar Omasuyos. La acción estuvo coordinada con las tropas indígenas de Cáceres ya que de los dos cañones capturados, uno fue destinado a Chura o al pueblo de Guarina y el otro, junto con los fusiles, a Aconamaya en el partido de Omasuyos donde se hallaban acampados más de 3.000 indios insurgentes. Varios testigos coincidieron en que el leit motiv del conflicto fue la abolición del tributo. [.] La adhesión de las comunidades se logró por diversos métodos, tales como el envío de proclamas, cuyo contenido en el caso de Tiquina era que "se habían quitado los tributos a consecuencia de una orden que venía de Buenos Aires". Quien con toda seguridad era Cáceres, reunió a las comunidades ribereñas y les dijo que los tributos y demás cargas estaban abolidos como también depuesta toda autoridad colonial, "ya que todo estaba vencido" y por tanto no debían aguardar más tiempo y debían levantarse "pues el designio era de avanzar a Puno y lo más que pudieran". Colonialisme Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 Manuscritos español

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        Specimens of the Early English Poets, to which is prefixed an Historical Sketch of the Rise and Progress of the English Poetry and Language, in 3 volumes. Together with: Specimens of Early English Metrical Romances, chiefly written during the early part of the Fourteenth Century; to which is prefixed an Historical Introduction, intended to Illustrate the Rise and Progress of Romantic Composition in France and England.

      London: Published for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1811. - 6 volumes, 8vo., in a lovely contemporary full speckled calf with gilt raised bands, green and brown title labels and gilt tooling to spines, decorative gilt border to boards, grey end papers. Internally sound and clean. Binding a little rubbed, upper joints tender with a couple starting. A very attractive set in a lovely contemporary georgian calf binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Carmen in proximum et auspicatissimum Augustae praegnantis partum (.). - Poëme sur l'heureuse grossesse de S.M. Marie-Louise, Impératrice des Français et Reine d'Italie, traduit en vers français par M. Legouvé.

      [Paris], Fain, janvier 1811, - in-4, 25 pp., texte latin et traduction française en regard, maroquin cerise à long grain, dos lisse orné de filets et fleurons dorés, double encadrement de double filet doré enserrant une guirlande florale sur les plats, tranches dorées, dentelle intérieure, gardes doublées de tabis azur (Bradel l'aîné). Coiffe inférieure un peu frottée, mais très bel exemplaire. Superbe exemplaire comportant l'étiquette de François-Paul Bradel l'aîné (1757-1827), "Relieur de la Bibliothèque impériale, neveu et sucr. de Derôme le Jeune", contrecollée sur la première garde volante. L'on sait que ce relieur, établi alors 105, rue Saint-Jacques, avait épousé en 1783 Catherine-Jeanne Derôme, nièce de Nicolas-Denis Derôme le Jeune (1731-1790), puis récupéré l'atelier de la veuve de Charles Derôme. Edition originale tirée sur grand papier : ce poème quasi officiel était l'hommage de l'Université de France à la grossesse de Marie-Louise et à la naissance de l'héritier impérial. Monglond IX, 25. Précieux exemplaires de Savary, duc de Rovigo (1774-1833), alors tout récent ministre de la police générale : Un bel envoi autographe de l'auteur et du traducteur occupe la totalité de la seconde garde volante : "A Son Excellence le Duc de Rovigo, ministre de la police générale". Lamort, Reliures impériales, p. 147. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Letter Dispensing with Production of Log Books at the Navy Office, 23 July 1811

      1811, 1811 - (Nautical - Newfoundland - Documents). A Letter Dispensing with Production of Log Books at the Navy Office, 23 July 1811. A printed form letter signed by John Wilson Croker, on behalf of Admiral Sir John Thomas Duckworth, then Governor of Newfoundland, reading thus: Admiralty Office, 23 July 1811 Sir, I am commanded by my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to signify their direction to you to distribute the accompanying circular Letters, dispens- ing with the production of Log Books by the Cap- tains at the Navy Office, to the Captains and Commanders of His Majesty's Ships and Vessels under your orders. I am, Sir, Your most obedient, Humble Servant, J. W. Croker Admiral Sir John Tho. Duckworth [.] Admiral Sir John Thomas Duckworth (1748-1817), born in Leatherhead, England, had a long and illustrious naval career, joining the Royal Navy at the age of eleven and moving through the ranks, becoming a lieutenant in 1771, captain in 1780 and in 1793 commander of the Orion, a vessel carrying 74 guns. In 1800 he captured a rich Spanish convoy off the coast of Cadiz, and was knighted the following year. On 26 March 1810, Duckworth was appointed commander-in-chief and Governor of Newfoundland, in addition to being promoted to a full admiral. He was known for his efforts to improve the colony's educational and judicial systems, in addition to providing some protection for the Beothuk, offering a reward to anyone making peaceful contact with them. Duckworth left Newfoundland in October 1812 and became a member of parliament for New Romney in Great Britain. John Wilson Croker (1780-1857) was an Irish politician, administrator and commentator, who served as First Secretary to the Admiralty from 1810-1830. The text of the letter is type-set, while the date and Admiral's name to the lower left of the text are in the hand of John Croker. Presented in a black 16" by 20" frame, the letter itself measures 15 5/8" by 12 1/2", folded four times, dividing the sheet into eight sections. On the second section to the left of the letter, Croker has written: Admiralty 23 July 1812 (changed to 1811 by Croker) Dispensing with production of Log Books at the Navy Office. When folded correctly, this information would appear on the front, identifying the purpose of the letter to the intended receiver. The letter has been matted and framed using quality archival methods, by Spurrello Gallery of St. John's, Newfoundland. With the exception of two small foxed spots and a minor light grey smudge beside the signature, this letter is a fine example of early nineteenth century Newfoundland ephemera. 1,000.00 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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      Oxford. J. Cooke and J. Parker 1811 - Quarto 10x8 inches, title, (x), 313 pages. Finely leather bound in full contemporary calf, embossed with blind stamp with gilt lettering and fillets. Tiny crack to upper hinge and title slightly spotted but a very handsome volume. Notes by Markland, Jeremiah, 1693-1776 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Dramatic Works of Ben Jonson, and Beaumont and Fletcher: The First Printed from the Text, and with the Notes of Peter Whalley; The Latterl from the Text, and with the notes of George Colman.

      John Stockdale, London 1811 - 4 Volumes. Frontis (portraits). Half morocco and marbled boards. Raised bands and gilt titles to spines. Some rubbing to boards, else good. A handsome set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America: together with the Psalter, or Psalms of David

      Oxford: Printed at the Clarendon Press, 1811. (BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER) 4to. With fore-edge painting. Contemporary full blue straight-grained morocco, sides with gilt cathedral borders, gilt- stamped cornerpieces, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. Handsome binding. Bookplate of J. Powell Powell . Beautiful and unusually elegant binding, decorated with a fine painting of a cathedral along the fore-edge

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      Paris: Arthus-Bertrand. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1811. Hardcover. Saton Domingo; Caribbean; French Language Text.; Engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 494 pages; Notes historical, political and statistics on this part; Reflections on North America, and Considerations on South America, and the restoration of Saint-Domingue. Features the portrait of General Ferrand, foldout view of ruins of the old palace of Christopher Columbus, and a large foldout hand colored map of the positions of both armies with transverse tear through one of it's 8 panels. Specific historical events of the last part of Eastern Santo Domingo from August 10, 1808, through to Santo Domingo's capitulation in 1811. In contemporary calf leather, binding solid, foxing, lacking front free endpaper, marbled eps, pp144-61 with water stain to up marginnot into text. Text complete and easily readable. Three unidentified ownership signatures. Sabin 29234. Rare description of the successful rebellion of a group of Spanish landowners and the Haïtian population against French rule. In owner's plastic cover. ; 0 .

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        A Treatise on the Defence of Portugal, with a Military Map of the Country; to which is added, a Sketch of the Manners and Customs of the Inhabitants, and Principal events of the Campaigns under Lord Wellington The third edition, with considerable additions

      London, printed for T. Egerton, 1811 - three-quarter dark green calf with gilt titles and blue marbled paper custom bound in 1811 for a noble family (handsome duBois bookplate tipped in and tooled and gilded bee device [the oldest emblem of the French sovereigns] and crowned Napoleonic 'N' on spine) This is most complete edition of this text, as the author states: : 'Considerable additions were made to the second edition of this work, and five plates added in the third edition. The military events have been brought down, principally from the Gazette accounts, to the period of the retreat of the French army under Marshal Marmont from the vicinity of Badajoz; a plan of the battle of Albuera has been added, and the map has been retouched, and filled up with upwards of 300 small towns and villages in Portugal. The frontiers of Spain, with the principal military roads and communications have been also engraved on the map' (p. viii)." 371pp untrimmed pages marbled endpapers very slight rubbing to raised bands, corners and tail some wrinkling to later pages (from binding) otherwise a truly exceptional and beautiful copy of this scarce Peninsular War treatise from the collection of Edward Lathem, longtime director of the Dartmouth College Libraries photographs and provenance on request [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        H.N. Zoologie Poissons.

      c. 1811, Paris - Plate 27, Image Size : 565x430 (mm), 22.25x16.875 (Inches), Platemark Size : , Paper Size : 655x540 (mm), 25.75x21.25 (Inches), Hand Colored, Copper Engraving

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        H.N. Mammiferes Pl 7 ;1. Belier a Large Queue 2. Moufflon a Manchettes

      Paris 1811 - Egyptian domestic animals., Image Size : , Platemark Size : 590x425 (mm), 23.25x16.75 (Inches), Paper Size : 710x490 (mm), 27.875x19.25 (Inches), Hand Colored, Copper Engraving

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      Trenton: Published by D. Fenton, . 1811 - 226pp. 12mo. Contemporary calf, spine gilt, gilt morocco label. Calf rubbed on spine, head of spine cracked. Lower 1 1/4 inch of pp.59/60 torn away, with a total loss of three lines of text on each page. Foxing. A good copy. A remarkable picaresque history, with many travels through the South between 1800 and 1808. Born in Germany in 1781, Oehler claimed he arrived in Baltimore in 1800 as a bound tailor; escaped to become a dancing master in Alexandria and then a fencing master in Port Tobacco, Maryland; then went to Santo Domingo, where he says he served with Toussaint; Egypt; China; Charleston, South Carolina, in 1802; then Columbia, Augusta, and Nashville. In 1805 and 1806 he experimented with ballooning in Nashville and Natchez (an ad in a Natchez newspaper for 1806 corroborates this part of the sometimes incredible tale). In New Orleans he claims to have learned "Legerdemain," by which he paid his debts, but which got him thrown in jail in Mexico. He gives a long account of his sojourn, in and out of jail, in Mexico. Returning to the U.S., he made two trading expeditions to the west of the Mississippi, one to Natchitoches in 1807. He returned overland to Georgia in 1808, and later settled in New Jersey. Felcone records two issues printed in 1811. FELCONE 1187. HOWES O25. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 51124. KAPLAN 4310. SABIN 56732. CLARK II:110.

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        Élémens de fortifications. A l'usage des officiers des etats-majors des armées, et mis a la portée des jeunes éleves des écoles militaires. I: Text; II: Plates. [TWO VOLUMES].

      Paris, l'Ainé, 1811-12. - Three volumes bound in two. Crown octavo. I-II. Text Volume: two books, paginated consecutively, pp. vii, (i blank), 544; 545-806. With title-page to each book. Footnotes, side references to illustrations, tables. III. Plate Volume: 377 finely engraved illustrations, plans, and maps on 71 fold-out copperplates. Hardcover, uniformly bound in contemporary half polished calf and marbled paper over boards, spines gilt-ruled, one restored, each with a crimson morocco label lettered and decorated in gilt. Red sprinkled edges. In a very good condition (sporadic spotting in text volume). A lovely set with all copperplates in excellent condition. ~ First edition. A remarkably detailed study of field fortification and engineering manual in one. While also dealing with history of fortification, mechanics, and construction, it is indeed a wonderfully illustrated manual on order of battle, field planning, siege, and defence, a "hochgeschätztes Lehrbuch" in Jähns words (III, 2812). Exceedingly scarce; OCLC records a single copy only, that in the US Military Academy at West Point. Another copy is in the library of the Koninklijke Militaire Academie in Breda.

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        Aventuras de Gil Blas de Santillana

      - Aventuras de Gil Blas de Santillana, robadas a España y adoptadas en Francia por Monsieur Le Sage, restituidas a su patria y a su lengua nativa por un español zeloso que no sufre se burlen de su nación, nueva edición de la historia de Gil Blas hasta su muerte, Madrir, Imprenta de la Viuda de Barco, 1811, 4 vols., tomo I: xxxvi + 2 h. + 320 p., tomo II: 440 p., tomo III: 412 p., tomo IV: 424 p., 10 × 15,5, sello heráldico de anterior propietario, enc. pasta española de época con guardas al agua, deterioros leves de uso, hierros y tejuelo en lomera, buen estado. (Picaresca. Clásicos franceses) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Arte of English Poesie

      London - Robert Triphook, 1811 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. This is a very smart copy of this important and hard-to-find work. Bound in the original calf, with a later reback and new endpapers. Very scarce. First published in 1589, and not reprinted until this 1811 edition. (No other editions are catalogued between 1589 and 1811 in the academic libraries of the UK). George Puttenham's (1529-1590) critique of what makes great poetry was written at the start of the Golden Age of English Poetry. It discusses the various forms of verse and the rival merits of metrical and non-metrical form, without deciding between them. Itis one of the two most important critical works of the Elizabethan period. The first section contains a general history of the art of poetry, and a discussion of the various forms of poetry; the second treats of prosody, dealing in turn with the measures in use in English verse, the caesura, punctuation, rhyme, accent, cadence, proportion in figure, which the author illustrates by geometrical diagrams, and the proposed innovations of English quantitative verse; the section on ornament deals with style, the distinctions between written and spoken language, the figures of speech; and the author closes with lengthy observations on good manners. He deprecates the use of archaisms, and although he allows that the purer Saxon speech is spoken beyond the Trent, he advises the English writer to take as his model the usual speech of the court, of London and the home counties. Condition: The binding is tight and firm with the boards securely attached. There is some wear to the extremities includingsome marks and some rubbing. Internally, the pages are generally cleanand bright. There is a neat signature at the top of the front freeendpaper and a discreet stamp to the verso of the title page, that reads Boston Atheneum. Overall, the condition of this volume is very good..

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

      Aschaffenburg, 7. IV. 1811. - 1 S. 4to. An den namentlich nicht genannten Altphilologen und Redakteur der "Jenaischen allgemeinen Literaturzeitung" Heinrich Karl Abraham Eichstädt (1771-1848) betr. seiner Rezension von Goethes "Farbenlehre": "Euer Wohlgeboren haben nun seit dem November vor[igen] Jahr[es] die Rez[ension] der Göthischen Farbenlehre von mir in Handen. Ich hatte Ihnen im Übersendungsbriefe bemerkt, daß, wenn Sie etwas auszusetzen fänden, Sie mir dieselbe sogleich wieder zurücksenden sollten, weil ich keinen fremden Eingrif[f] in meine Arbeit dulden, sondern wo es nothwendig, selbst nachhelfen will. Ich muß also annehmen, daß diese Arbeit keinen weiteren Bedenklichkeiten ausgesetzt war und nehme mir deshalb die Freiheit Sie zu fragen, woher nun noch die Verzögerung des Abdrucks komme [.]". - Windischmanns ausgesprochen positive Rezension sollte mit gehöriger Verzögerung erst im Januar 1813 erscheinen. - C. J. H. Windischmann wirkte seit 1818 als Professor der Philosophie an der damals neugegründeten Universität Bonn und lehrte auch Enzyklopädie und Geschichte der Medizin an der Medizinischen Fakultät. "In seinen Publikationen behandelte er medizinische, naturphilosophische und philosophische Themen; 1804 erschien von ihm eine Übersetzung des 'Timaios' von Platon. Im romantischen Geist der Zeit verstand Windischmann die historische Betrachtung zugleich als Gegenwartsanalyse und Zukunftsprognose [.] und setzte sich für eine Verbindung der Medizin mit der Philosophie und Theologie ein" (DBE). - Mit einigen zeitgen. Bemerkungen und Notizen von anderen Händen.

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        Memoirs of Count Grammont - 2 vols.

      William Miller & James Carpenter, London 1811 - This is Horace Walpole's translation, with annotations by Sir Walter Scott, though neither is identified; "A New Edition.Illustrated with Sixty-Four Portraits Engraved by Edward Scriven, &c." This extraordinary copy has the 64 portraits plus 80 more, and is in a very beautiful but unidentified fine binding, stamped "EXTRA ILLUSTRATED" on the spines. Bound in rich red leather, probably levant, with elaborate devices on spine, double rules on covers, pale red linen endpapers with intricate dentelles, and top edges gilt. Vg; there is some wear to the spines including some minor chips from both tops. All corners show a little wear. The text and all plates are clean. The plates bound in include all those which belong with this edition (they are mostly dated 1810 and many are presented in hexagonal frames) plus probably all of the portraits from the earlier illustrated edition of 1793 (dated 1792 or 1793, publ. by E.& S. Harding, many also engraved by them or by I.J. Van den Berghe; there should be 76 of them), plus several others from sources I haven't identified. All which are not captioned are identified (as to person) on the back. Each has pencilled binder's instructions on the back. An extraordinary gallery of fascinating lords and ladies, in the book which describes their often reprehensible exploits most entertainingly. 262 + 356 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The practical correspondent for merchants

      Hamburgh, printed for J.H. Gundermann. 1811 - Hamburgh, printed for J.H. Gundermann. 1811. Two volumes bound together. Second edition “carefully corrected”. 8vo (11 x 18cm) iv [2], 184; [2], 109, [1]pp., margin of title-page with library stamp, verso of title with related smaller stamps, very good in original blue wrappers, some stains to wrappers, spine paper renewed to style. A rare mercantile manual providing sample letters in English for the use of German merchants, this second corrected edition followed a first of 1800 (ESTC: British Library only, also printed in the author’s native Hamburg). Writing for the benefit of Hamburg merchants trading with England and America, the author, Johann Georg Büsch, “professor of mathematics and commerce”, a prolific author on economic and mercantile subjects, offers letters relating to all manner of business transactions, with chapter headings with such titles as: “correspondence concerning goods sent to Spanish America”, “placing a youth in a counting-house”, “the wine trade at the present time” and “hazardous speculation upon corn”. This edition not traced in OCLC, Kress or Goldsmiths’. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Jérusalem délivrée, poëme traduit de l'italien ; nouvelle édition, précédée de la vie du Tasse

      Imprimerie de Bossange et Masson, Paris 1811 - In-folio (445 x 278 mm), (2) ff.-L pp.-(1) ff.-176 pp., demi-maroquin rouge à long grain, dos à nerfs orné, plats de papier maroquiné rouge, double filet en encadrement, non rogné (reliure d'époque). L'un des quelques exemplaires sur grand papier vélin, orné d'un frontispice et 40 figures de Cochin gravés par Saint-Aubin, Tilliard, Delignon, etc. La traduction est de Le Brun, la Vie du Tasse de Suard. Armes impériales peintes sur la page de titre. (défauts d'usage, frottements sur le dos, les coiffes, les charnières, usure aux coins, quelques défauts sur les plats, piqûres sur les tranches, rousseurs claires). // Folio (445 x 278 mm), (2) ff.-L pp.-(1) ff.-176 pp., red long-grained half morocco, spine tooled raised on bands, red morocco-paper covers, double fillet border on covers, uncut (contemporary binding). One of the few copies on large vellum paper, illustrated with a frontispiece and 40 plates by Cochin engraved by Saint-Aubin, Tilliard, Delignon, etc. The translation is done by Le Brun, the notice about Le Tasse's life by Suard. Imperial arms painted on title page. (defects of use, rubbings on spine, top and bottom of it, hinges, corners used, some defects on covers, spots on edges, light brownings).

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        Tractatus de vitis cultura arteque parandi vinum, crematum, spiritum vini, acetum simplex et compositum Ex galico latine reditus. Opera Josephi Voltiggi. Redivit opus adjectisque notis illustravit Ludovicus Mitterpacher. 2 Bände. Wien, J. V. Degen 1808. 8°. XIV, 474 S., 1 Bl.; X, (11-)644 S., 1 Bl., mit zus. 21 (3 gef.) Kupfertafeln u. 2 (gef.) Tab., Hldr. d. Zt. mit Rsch. u. reicher Rvg.

      - Schöne 4018 - vgl. Vicaire 164 (Ausg. Paris 1811) u. Simon 18 (Ausg. 1801).- Überaus seltene lateinische Ausgabe (über KVK nur 1 Ex. in der LB Burgenland nachweisbar) des erstmals 1801 in Paris erschienen Werkes über Weinbau.- Die 12 Kupfer im ersten Bd. zeigen versch. Traubensorten; die Tafeln im 2. Bd. zeigen techn. Geräte zur Weinerzeugung u. zum destilieren.- Titel gestempelt, tls. leicht braunfleckig, etw. unterschiedl. gebunden, sonst schönes, dekorativ gebundenes Ex. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Jérusalem délivrée, poëme traduit de l'italien, nouvelle édition précédée de la vie du Tasse.

      Imprimerie de Bossange et Masson 1811 - - Imprimerie de Bossange et Masson, Paris 1811, In Folio (28x45cm), (2) ff.-L pp.-(1) ff.-176 pp., relié. - Edition in-folio imprimée à petit nombre sur grand papier vélin. Traduction de Le Brun et préface d'après l'édition de 1774. L'illustration reprend quant à elle l'édition italienne de 1784 parue chez Didot. Ouvrage illustré d'un frontispice et de 40 figures de Cochin gravés par Saint-Aubin, Tilliard, Delignon, Dambrun, etc. La Vie du Tasse par Suard. Demi-maroquin rouge à grain long Empire, dos lisse orné de filets dorés, plats de papier maroquiné rouge. Coiffes légèrement frottées, coins émoussés, quelques rousseurs, sinon bel exemplaire aux magnifiques gravures. Voici ce que dit Cohen à propos de l'illustration dans l'édition italienne : "Livre établi avec grand luxe, grâce à l'appui du Comte de Provence qui paya les dessins à Cochin 40000 livres. " (2) ff.-L pp.-(1) ff.-176 pp., [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Museum des Wundervollen oder Magazin des Außerordentlichen in der Natur, der Kunst und im Menschenleben. 11. Band (enthält 6 Hefte, vollständig).,

      Leipzig, Baumgärtner (Baumgärtnerische Buchhandlung) 1811 - IV/ 5 Bl., 558 S., Anzeigenteil und 29 (11 gefaltete) Kupfer, u.a. eine mehrfach gefaltete Ansicht der Stadt Mekka, Papier teils fleckig / braun/stockfleckig, ansonsten gut erhaltenes Exemplar, vollständige Jahrgänge dieser Zeitschrift sehr selten, Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 700 8 °, sauber und fachmännisch neu eingebunden in marmorierten Pappband, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ephemeriden der Heilkunde.

      Bamberg und Würzburg, J. A. Goebhardt, 1811-12. - Bände 1-4 (von 8) in 2 Bänden. Gr.-8°. Mit 16 mehrfach gefalteten Tabellen, ca. 1400 S. Dekorative marmorierte Halblederbände der Zeitmit Rückenvergoldung und Rückenschildern. Hirsch/H. I, 75. - Seltene, für die Medizingeschichte Nord-Bayerns/Franken bedeutende Zeitschrift. Mit 20 Krankengeschichten über Hirnentzündung, Kritik der neuesten Schriften über Hirnentzündung von A. F. Hecker, etc. Bd. 3 enthält in Heft 3 eine "Kurze Topographie der Stadt Bayreuth zur Beurtheilung nachstehender Schilderung der seit 1810 daselbst herrschenden Zeit- und Volks-Krankheiten" (fortgesetzt in Heft 4). Ferner Abhandlungen über Typhus und Kriegspest, über die "herrschende Krankheits-Constitution in dem allgemeinen Krankenhause und in der Stadt Bamberg während des Jahres 1811" etc. - A. F. Marcus (1753-1816) ging 1778 nach Bamberg, wurde Leibarzt des Fürstbischofs, gründete ein Hebammeninstitut und ein Hospital, an dem er klinischen Unterricht erteilte. Später wurde er Direktor des gesamten Medizinalwesens und aller Hospitäler Frankens. - Schönes, teils etwas gebräuntes bzw. stockfl. Exemplar. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Memoires De Frederique Sophie Wilhelmine De Prusse, Margrave De Bareith, Soeur De Frederic-Le-Grand; Ecrits de Sa Main; Tome Premier.

      F. Buisson Paris 1811 - First Edition. Memoirs of Princess Wilhelmine of Prussia, German composer and the older sister of Frederick the Great, who reigned during the building of the baroque architecture and parks which make up most of Bayreuth, Germany. Two volumes. Octavo, 3/4 red leather, red textured boards, gilt lettering to spines. Very Good with modest foxing, boards with modest scuffing and discoloration, leather lightly worn at spine ends and cover corners. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sketch of The Political History of India

      London - William Miller, 1811 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Rebound with leather spine andcloth covered boards. This is the second edition printed the same year as the first. Sir John Malcolm (May 2, 1769 - 1833) was a Scottish soldier, statesman, and historian, born at Burnfoot, Dumfriesshire on the 2nd of May, 1769. In 1782 Sir John Malcolm entered the service of the East India Company; and a part of his success is to be ascribed to the zeal with which he applied himself at first to study the manners and languages of the east. Having distinguished himself at the siege of Seringapatam in 1792, he was appointed by Lord Cornwallis to the situation of Persian interpreter to an English force serving with a native prince. In 1795, on his return from a short visit to his native country, on account of his health, he performed some useful services in General Clarkes expedition at the Cape of Good Hope, for which he received the thanks of the Madras government, and was appointed secretary to the commander-in-chief. He was employed in many important negotiations and held various distinguished posts, being Ambassador to Persia, Resident of Gwalior (1803-1804) and Governor of Bombay 1827-1830. He was the commander of the English Army which defeated the Holkars who ruled Indore at the Battle of Mahidpur in 1818. After defeating the Holkars he signed the Treaty of Mandsaur with them. It was under this treaty that the English were given the cantonment town of Mhow which is 23 km from Indore. He was the author of several valuable works regarded as authorities, viz. , A History of Persia (1815), Memoir of Central India (1823), Political History of India from 1784 to 1823 (1826), and Life of Lord Clive (1836). Condition: The binding is generallytight and firm and both covers are firmly attached. The cords are exposed in a couple of places. There is some mild wear to the extremities and the second spine label is detached but present. Internally the book has some spotting throughout, heavy in places, and the odd handling mark. There is a copperplate signature to the title page. Overall the book is in good/very good condition..

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      1811 - Materia: Libro de viaje por Sudamerica, Mejico. Publicación: Paris; Chez F. Schoell., 1811. Descripción fisica: 5 vols. 8º menor. Tomo primero: 4 h., 456 p. (Falta mapa plegado ?)Tomo segundo: 2h., 522 p. (Falta lamina plegada). Tomo tercero :2 h., 419 p. Tomo cuarto: 2 h., 564 p., 2 h. Tomo quinto: 2 h., 350 p., 1h. Encuadernación: Encuadernación plena piel de Benito Vera, con ruedas en planos, nervios, dorados y tejuelos en el lomo, cada tomo con estuche de tela. Buen estado. Revisado, falto de un mapa en el primer volumen y la una lamina en el segundo. Texto completo. A esta colección va añadido un Atlas que nosotros no disponemos. Biografia del Autor: Alejandro de Humboldt, fue un polímata: geógrafo, astrónomo, humanista, naturalista y explorador alemán, hermano menor del lingüista y ministro Wilhelm von Humboldt. Es considerado el «padre de la Geografía Moderna Universal». Fue un naturalista de una polivalencia extraordinaria, que no volvió a repetirse tras su desaparición. Los viajes de exploración le llevaron de Europa a América del Sur, parte del actual territorio de México, Estados Unidos, Canarias y a Asia Central. Se especializó en diversas áreas de la ciencia como la etnografía, antropología, física, zoología, ornitología, climatología, oceanografía, astronomía, geografía, geología, mineralogía, botánica, vulcanología y el humanismo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fables de La Fontaine, avec des nouvelles gravures exécutées en relief.

      Paris, Renouard, 1811. - 2 Bde. (4), 3, (IV)-CVI, 245, (1) SS. (4), 382 SS. Am Schluß Austauschkarton SS. 59f. mit Alternativillustration. Mit 266 Textreliefdrucken von Jean Louis Duplat. Dunkelblaues Halbleder der Zeit mit goldgepr. roten Rückenschildchen und reicher Goldprägung. 8vo. Hübsche, typographisch bemerkenswerte Ausgabe mit Einleitung von Jacques-André Naigeon. Der Holzschneider J. L. Duplat (1757-1833) erhielt 1810 für seine Erfindung des Reliefdrucks, eines Hochätzungsverfahrens, einen Preis und ein Patent, doch blieb das vorliegende Werk eines der wenigen Bücher, das in der neuen Technik illustriert wurde. - Durchgehend etwas braunfleckig; am vorderen Innendeckel zeitgenöss. Londoner Buchhändleretikett "J. Brown", Fitzroy Square; alter hs. Besitzvermerk am Vorsatz getilgt. Graesse IV, 74. Thieme/Becker X, 157. Rochambeau 210. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Método raciocinado de podar los árboles frutales, y de otras operaciones, relativas a su cultivo, demostradas por razones físicas sacadas de su diferente naturaleza, y de su modo de vegetar y fructificar. 13ª ed. Taducido al español por Antonio Villa

      en la Imprenta de Gamarra, Madrid 1811 - 51 p. inc. port. y un grabado calcográfico a toda plana plegado, firmado 'Mollera, 1811'. Encuadernación de época en tafilete rojo, greca dorada con motivos vegetales en planos, en las esquinas recuadros con injerto en piel verde, al igual que en las esquinas, lomo liso, con hierros, cantos dorados, guarda de seda azul, punto de lectura en seda amarilla. Ex-libris de anterior propierario en guarda superior: Artur Dalmau.Precioso ejemplar finamente encuadernado de este curioso y reconocido tratado de jardinería, origirariamente impreso en 1709

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        Memoirs of Count Grammont . .. A New edition. To Which are Prefixed, A Biographical Sketch of Count Hamilton, and a Translationof the Epistle to Count Grammont

      London: Printed for James Carpenter and William Miller, 1811. LARGE PAPER COPY, with all plates in proof state. 2 vols., 4to. Illustrated with 64 portraits engraved by Edward Scriven and others, after portrait by Rembrandt, Lely, and others. Full crimson levant morocco gilt, raised bands, gilt spines, marbled endpapers, edges gilt, by Zaehnsdorf. BEAUTIFUL COPY, each volume with the bookplate of Paul Bechet . A spectacular copy of the Hamilton classic in its Zaehnsdorf dressing, with exceptionally fine impressions of the engravings

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        Western and Eastern Hemisphere

      London 1811 - Size : 520x910 (mm), 20.5x35.75 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring

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        Charte der Laender am Caucasus

      Prague 1811 - Size : 460x561 (mm), 18.125x22.125 (Inches), Hand Colored

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        Über einen elektrischen Telegraphen.

      o. O. und o. J. [München, auf Kosten der Akademie, 1811]. Separatum aus: Denkschriften der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu München für die Jahre 1809 und 1810. - Quart. Unter Rückenfalz geheftet. S. 401-416, mit 2 gestochenen Kupfertafeln. - Erste Ausgabe. Selten. - Kirchner, 490. Poggendorff II, 954. Wheeler Gift 709. - Soemmerrings Erfindung des elektrischen Telegraphen basierte auf der Zusammenführung der elektrolytischen Zerlegung von Wasser mit der Oxydationsreaktion des Wasserstoffs. Zur Übermittlung eines Zeichens wurde vom Sender eine Spannung engelegt, die beim Empfänger an spezifischer Stelle einer mit Säure gefüllten Glassäule die Elektrolyse auslöste. Mithilfe einer Dechiffrierungsskala zeigten die dort erzeugten Gasblasen das übermittelte Zeichen an. Zur Übertragung der Spannung verwendete Soemmerring insgesamt 35 Leitungen, die jeweils das Signal für einen Buchstaben oder eine Zahl von 0 bis 9 übertrugen. Obwohl das Prinzip der Übermittlung auf einer Erfindungen von Francisco Salva Campillo (1751-1828) beruhte, wird Soemmerring als der Erfinder der elektrischen Telegraphie betrachtet, da er als erster die Anwendungsmöglichkeit des Prinzips in eine Apparatur umsetzte, die ihn in die Lage versetzte Zeichen über große räumliche Distanzen (3,5 km) zu übertragen. Soemmerring demonstrierte seine Apparatur 1809 vor der Baierischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. - 1001 g Sonderangebot: Antiquariat Stefan Wulf bietet AbeBooks-Kunden einen exklusiven Rabatt von 35% auf sämtliche Preise. Alter Preis: 750 EUR.

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        Literary Life and Select Works of Benjamin Stillingfleet, several of which have never before been published,

      Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, LONDON 1811 - Works selected by William Coxe presented in 2 volumes (volume 2 has 2 parts), bound in one. Volume 1 covers his literary life; volume 2 his poems, dramas and sonnets and his natural history works. Benjamin Stillingfleet is believed to be the originator of the term 'blue stocking' - being invited by Elizabeth Montagu and Elizabeth Vesey to talk at their literary and discussion circle but being too poor to afford to wear the required black stockings to the event. it is suggested that his blue worsted stockings became his trademark - and then eventually the term for learned women. He studied at Cambridge and became tutor to William Windham, whom he accompanied on the Grand Tour, engaging in scientific exploration of Alpine glaciers. He wrote the first fundamental treatise in England advocating Linnaean principles in classifying plants and has a plant named after him: Stillingia sylvatica. He was apparently the librettist for oratorios by Handel's successor: John Christopher Smith. He was extremely well connected and, when after his death, he insisted that his works were burnt, William Coxe and others put together as many records as they could from private collections to commemorate him. The botanical works have additional observations from Professor Martyn and include a translation from Italian of 'The Irritability of Vegetables'; various works observing the calendar and when different species emerge during the year; observations on grasses; and on husbandry. The work on grasses has 16 hand coloured plates by J E Sowerby. Bound in full leather with gilt decoration to front board, and spine and raised bands to spine. All pages edges gilt. The leather has had an expensive and expert repair - relaying the boards and providing a new spine and is in excellent condition bar slight dark marking and scuffing. There is gilt decoration inside on the boards and marbled endpapers. The contents are in very good condition being clean with occasional brown spotting. The plates are not tissue guarded so have left some marks on opposing text pages. With a portrait of Stillingfleet as the frontispiece; portraits of Richard Aldworth Neville, William Windham and Robert Price; and 2 addtional black and white plates. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Bible in Arabic] The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, in the Arabic language

      Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Printed by Sarah Hodgson, 1811. (BIBLE, ARABIC) 4to. Text in Arabic. General title page in English and Arabic, New Testament with added title page. [406] ff. [¹2], a2, A- 4G4,4H2; [¹1], A-Z4, Aa4, Bb2. Contemporary cambridge style panelled calf, spine gilt. Rebacked. Some minor foxing. Darlow and Moule 1663 . "This edition, produced under the patronage of the Bishop of Durham (Shute Barrington), was at first undertaken by Joseph Dacre Carlyle (1759-1806), Cambridge Professor of Arabic in 1795, and vicar of Newcastle, in 1801. On Carlyle's death, Henry Ford, Lord Almoner's reader in Arabic at Oxford, took up the work and saw the book through the press. The text is based, apparently, on the London Polyglot" of 1655-7 (Darlow & Moule). The Arabic text of Walton's London Polyglot was edited by Castell and Pococke

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        The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and the New Testament and Apocrypha, with Critical, Philological, and Explanatory Notes (In Three Volumes) - FIELD Genealogy

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Co.; F.C. And J. Rivington; Lackington, Allen, and Co.; J. Mawman; Sherwood, Neely, and Jones; and Wilson and Son, York, 1811 Original full brown leather with gilt decoration on boards. This was the Family Bible of Ann and Thomas Flint Field, of Fielden, Bedfordshire, parishioners of Christ Church, Newgate. The two-page handwritten account on front endpaper of Volume I gives birth, death, and baptism dates for all 10 children. The fourth son, WILLIAM (VENTRIS) FIELD, born August 21, 1813, had a long and distinguished career in law, and tried many important cases. In 1890 he became a member of Privy Council and was created a peer, BARON FIELD OF BAKEHAM. All three volumes are sound and clean. Volumes II and III appear to be original, with marbled edges and minor surface wear. Volume II has a cracked front hinge,and two small cover scuffs, but is holding together well. Last leaf of Volume III is nearly separated at the gutter. Volume I is a little brighter, and varies slightly in gilt border design,and with all edges gilt, showing that it has been rebound. J. Robins, Southwark, is the original binder, with his labels in the last two volumes. Each volume weighs 10 pounds, or 4.5 K. Marbled endpapers. Scores of pages of history, definitions, and other helps precede the Biblical text, which is in large letters in double columns for easy readng. NOTE: The handwritten account lists William as the fourth son, which conflicts with the Wikipedia internet listing. Please email address for shipping quote. Photo shows spines of all three volumes and cover of Volume II. NOTE; Since this is a consignment, our usual discount of 20 per cent to the trade does not apply.

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