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        Theil von Frankreich

      Kupferstich entstanden unter der Leitung von Friedrich Wilhelm Streit und anderen beim Geographischen Institut Weimar 1811. 33.5x43 cm. Sect. 44. Maßst. ca. 1:175.000 - Engelmann, Geogr. S. 439 - Lex. Gesch. Kartogr. S. 259 - Tooley 2 IV, S. 225 - Der Süden der Grafschaft Bentheim und das nördliche Münsterland, nördlich bis Nordhorn, südlich bis Vreden, östlich etwas über Ibbenbüren hinaus

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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      Edinburgh: George Ramsay and Comapny, 1811. Fine. Seventh edition [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

      [Bookseller: First Folio]
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        Abhandlung über den Einfluß geheimer Gesellschaften auf das Wohl der Menschheit, neu herausgegeben von Friedrich Moßdorf; nebst einem Anhange

      Freyberg, Gerlach 1811.. 366 S. Blauer Pappband d. Zt. mit Rückenschild. Kloss 2971; Wolfstieg 28956. Erste und einzige Ausgabe. - Zur Unterscheidung von Logen und Freimaurerei. Der Anhang S. 69-352 eine aktenmässige Darstellung des vormaligen Verhältnisses Mossdorfs zu der Loge zum goldenen Apfel in Dresden. - Exlibris und Stempel einer Leipziger Loge. Bestoßen und leicht berieben.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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      Edinburgh: for the Trustees of the late James Morison, by John Moir,, 1811. With and account of his life, and Miscellaneous remarks on his writings, Containing also many poems and letters, not printed in Doctor Currie's edition. 2 volumes, octavo (239 × 149 mm). Bound c.1890 in red half morocco by Macmillan & Bowes, Cambridge, spine gilt-lettered direct and dated at foot, spine compartments with gilt frames, marbled sides, double gilt rules, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Engraved portrait frontispiece to volume 1 and engraved illustrated plates by John Burnet throughout. Spines slightly darkened, paper sides a little rubbed, some faint spotting to early and late leaves. A very good set. First edition thus, with the Burnet plates and extra material. From the library (though without ownership mark) of the Scottish publisher Alexander Macmillan (1818–1896), founder, with his older brother Daniel, of Macmillan & Co. Alexander Macmillan was born in Irvine in Ayrshire, where Burns had briefly worked as a flax-dresser in 1781. He was close to Burns in social class too: his father Duncan Macmillan was an Ayrshire smallholder with a few cattle, who also worked as a carter, carrying coal from the pits to Irvine harbour. Alexander Macmillan's library contained an extensive collection of early Burns editions, mostly bound to match the style of his Kilmarnock Burns done by E. Budden of Cambridge, with this copy bound thus by Macmillan's own recently established bindery.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Irish Magazine Magazine or Monthly Asylum for Neglected biography 1811-1815

      - 3 vols: (1) Jan-Dec 1811. Pp.576. 4 engravings (of 12); (2) 1813 - 8 issues bound in Feb-Dec, but lacking, Jan, June, Sept & Nov. Pagination runs in sequence, but with gaps for the missing months. 5 of the 7 engravings are present; (3) 1815 9 of the 12 issues for the year are bound in. lacking Feb, April & Oct. As in (3) pagination is in sequence except for missing months. All 9 engravings are present. All in all then 29 of the 36 months & 18 of the engravings of 36 called for in the issues present are included. Interesting features include: report on the sale of a Major's Library; Siege of Mary's Lane chapel; Sir Reuben Legboard's sale of pictures; translation of the charter of Kilkenny; massacre at Dunlavin; slaughter in Carlow; Holy invasion of Ireland by the British Apostles; Orange Atrocities; Lord Louth's Sentence; boxing; a view of Dublin; Siege of Dubloy Castle; Catholic grievances; paralytic diseases in Ireland; Taaffe's memoirs; excursion to Limerick as well as poetry, song, mathmatical problems, obituaries & lots more. Among the engravings are Lor Louth in Newgate; The Major, Dr. Bretagh; Justice Kniebord hanging a piper forplaying seditious tunes; the gun beggars of Clones shooting Catholics; the populace disposing of Alderman King and his porter; shooting of D'esterre; Armagh Rackers declaring war against Catholics; Court of Dusts etc. etc. Rare & scarce. Covers loose and worn. Spines cracked and clusters of pages loose in some.

      [Bookseller: Dublin Bookbrowsers]
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        Beschreibung des medizinischen Blutigels dessen Kennzeichen, Sitten, Anatomie und Fortpflanzung, dessen Nutzen als Heilmittel sowohl als besonderen Vortheil für die Küche, nebst verschiedenen Manieren, selbe aufzufinden, aufzubewahren und anzusetzen.

      Hadamar Gelehrten-Buchhandlung 1811 - 17 x 11 cm. 71 Seiten. 2. Buch 166 Seiten. Einfacher Pappband der Zeit. Mit zwei gefalteten Kupfertafeln. Beigebunden; Deutschlands eryptogamische Gewächse nach ihren natürlichen Standorten geordnet von Phil. Maxim Opiz. Ein Anhang zur Flora Deutschlands von Joh. Christ. Röhling. Leipzig, 1817 bei Ambrosius Barth. In Band 1 Wasserfleck auf Vorsatzpapier und kleiner Wurm Gang in beiden Teilen. Exbibliotheca C. Honsell. 1.100 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Hassold]
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        Proceedings of a General Court-Martial, held at Chelsea Hospital... for the Trial of Lieut.-Col. Geo. Johnston, Major of the 102st Regiment, late the New South Wales Corps, on a charge of Mutiny

      London: Sherwood, Neely, and Jones. 1811. 8vo. [iv], 484pp, errata slip at rear. Contemporary half calf and marbled paper boards, the spine rubbed, corners and extremities less so. All edges sprinkled red. There are two small holes in the leather at the side of the spine title label ('Trial of Col. Johnson'), with the loss of the letter J; a short crack just starting at the foot of the upper joint. A very good copy. Ferguson 514; Wantrup 32; Davidson sale 149. The Hobill Cole copy, with bookplate on the front paste-down, and the blind stamp of Gordon Gidney on the title-page. ***The rare first edition of Johnston's trial for his participation in the deposition of William Bligh as Governor of New South Wales in 1808. The complete transcript of the trial was organised by Bligh, in order to forestall inaccurate rumours relating to its proceedings. .

      [Bookseller: Astrolabe Booksellers]
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        The Modern Angler, In A Series Of Letters

      London: Oswestry, 1811. Second Edition. Fine Condition. Engraved frontispiece. Bound in half brown leather and marbled boards with red leather spine labels stamped in gilt. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Previous owner's leather bookplate on the front pastedown endpaper.

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        The Right of a State to Grant Exclusive Privileges, In Roads, Bridges

      1811. [Fulton, Robert]. [Livingston, Robert L.]. The Right of a State to Grant Exclusive Privileges, In Roads, Bridges, Canals, Navigable Waters, &c. Vindicated; By a Candid Examination of the Grant from the State of New-York to, And Contract with Robert R. Livingston and Robert Fulton, For the Exclusive Navigation of Vessels, By Steam or Fire, For a Limited Time, On the Waters of Said State, And Within the Jurisdiction Thereof. New York: Printed by E. Conrad, 1811. 44, [9] pp. Octavo (7-3/4"x 5"). Stab-stitched pamphlet in plain wrappers. Light rubbing to extremities, a few minor chips and creases, small stain to front board, wrapper worn away from foot of spine. Moderate toning to text, faint dampspotting and stains to first few leaves of text, internally clean. * First edition. This anonymously written pamphlet analyzes the case of Robert R. Livingston and Robert Fulton v. The Owners of the Albany Steam Boats," the first of a series of cases that culminated in the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision Gibbons v. Ogden. The Livingston-Fulton monopoly was granted by the State of New York in 1798. The rival Albany Company challenged this monopoly unsuccessfully in 1810. Livingston and Fulton attempted to secure monopolies elsewhere in the United States and succeeded in obtaining one in Orleans Territory. More competitors challenged Livingston and Fulton, arguing that the commerce power of the federal government was exclusive and superseded state or territorial laws. The most important of these was Gibbons v. Ogden (22 U.S. 1), which was decided in 1824. The Court overturned the New York-granted monopoly, declaring that the Commerce Clause granted Congress the exclusive power to regulate interstate commerce. More important, this definition of commerce was broad enough to include inland navigation. The final nine pages of our pamphlet, "Supplemental Remarks," are not recorded in Sabin or American Imprints. OCLC locates 12 copies, none in law libraries. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 14736.

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.]
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        Le forche Caudine illustrate. Con due appendici.

      appresso Angelo Trani,, In Napoli, 1811 - Cm. 40, pp. xiii (3) 102 (6). Quattro vedute della Valle Caudina (di cui una al frontespizio) incise da A. D'Anna a mezza pagina, molte incisioni nel testo tra cui una testata di R. Aloja ed una grande pianta più volte ripiegata. Legatura moderna in piena pelle, dorso a nervi con titoli e filetti in oro. Bell'esemplare, in ottimo stato di conservazione e stampato su carta forte. Pubblicazione di grande eleganza tipografica, dedicata dall'autore a Gioacchino Murat. Seconda edizione, aumentata e, secondo il Brunet (II, 488), preferibile all'originale impresso a Caserta nel 1778. Nell'introduzione l'autore afferma infatti che il suo studio in quest'edizione ha raggiunto la maggiore perfezione, rispetto alla precedente ".solo abbozzata". Cfr. anche Cicognara: ".pregiatissima pel merito della dotta esposizione". Lozzi, 1988. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        THE HISTORY OF LITTLE FANNY Exemplified in a Series of Figures

      London, S. & J. Fuller, 1811.. Seventh edition, 12mo, 125 x 100 mm, 5 x 4 inches, printed grey thin card covers, 15 pages of text including title page, 7 of 7 hand coloured paper doll figures, a movable head and 4 hats as required. Story in verse about little girl who has adventures after running away from home when she is not allowed to wear her new winter outfit. Tiny slit next to spine where ribbon was originally threaded, neat early inscription on front pastedown, pages clean, 6 figures have had some neat strengthening on reverse including the head and the doll's head held by the first figure, the movable head slightly darkened from handling. Original printed slipcase present but split at side and bottom, at some time repaired with gummed paper but no longer effective. Inscription dated 1815 at top of slipcase. Acceptable copy. First published in 1810 it was to prove a very popular item but fragile and rarely found complete. Osborne Volume I page 418 (4th edition) and II page 1052 (2nd edition). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        Historia Muscorum; In Qua Circiter Sexcentae Species Veteres et Novae Ad Sua Genera Relatae Describuntur: Et Iconibus Genuinis Illustrantur: Cum Appendice et Indice Synonymorum

      Oxford and Edinburgh: University Presses, 1811. Hardback, no dust-wrapper. Text in Latin. xvi, 576pp, 8pp. 85 plates to rear. 2nd edition 1811. Full contemporary calf, gilt title and decoration to spine, with decorative gilt borders to boards and extremities. Marbled edges and end-papers. Heavy book. Hinges split but stitching holding, extremities rubbed, boards a little marked. Previous owner's names to title page. Some foxing to plates. An impressive copy, [Henrey 640]. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.

      [Bookseller: Besleys Books]
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        BIBLIOMANIA; Or Book Madness: A Bibliographical Romance, in Six Parts

      London: Printed for the Author, by J. McCreery, 1811. Second edition. Revised and enlarged from the original 1809 edition. Octavo: (xii), 782, (1,errata); with one plate that of M.Luther and I.Calvin facing p. 158, lacking three plates. In ornate early boards, rebacked (with boards secured) and with an original 1-page autograph note from the author laid in. For Mr. Baker and signed T. F. Dibdin. Bibliomania is one of the earliest expressions of the joy and obsession of book collecting, now considered one of the cornerstone works on the subject. Dibdin wrote extensively on the subject of books creating numerous bibliographies and catalogues that were useful to the field.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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      Paris: Chez Pierre F. F. Dufart Fils. Very Good. 1811. Hardcover. 12 volumes in leather over clean marbled boards. Spines are embellished with gilt including a "Royal Crown" above the capital letter "A". Text blocks are tight, clean & intact. A few pages have extremely light foxing on margins. Spine gilt on embossed title and volume number is faded on all volumes. Marbled endpaper. Drawing illustrations. Page edges dyed yellow. French text. Plutarque, Plutarch; Drawings; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 5041 pages .

      [Bookseller: Nick Bikoff, Bookseller]
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        Theil vom Königrch. Westphalen

      Kupferstich entstanden unter der Leitung von Friedrich Wilhelm Streit und anderen beim Geographischen Institut Weimar 1811. 34.5x44 cm. Sect. 56. Maßst. ca. 1:175.000 - Engelmann, Geogr. S. 439 - Lex. Gesch. Kartogr. S. 259 - Tooley 2 IV, S. 225 - In der Kartenmitte die Weser von Lauenförde bis nördlich Grohnde; westlich Westfalen bis Lippspringe; östlich Niedersachsen bis Gronau; in der Kartenmitte oben Bad Pyrmont

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        Ledger Book from Mt. Vernon General Store, Bullskin Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania

      Fayette. 1811-1813. Paperback. Good. Tall 4to, 904pp. Ledger book from the Mt. Vernon General Store (possibly Craig's General Store") in Bullskin Township, Fayette Co., PA. Thick volume replete with typical ledger listings, but notably including entries for Isaac Meason, who built the Mt. Vernon Furnace and namesake of the historic Isaac Meason House. "Mt. Vernon, [date], [page]" is handwritten at the header of each page. In original plain burlap, unfortunately lacking the rear panel, but with cover and spine intact, though frayed at the edges. An inscription citing the years remains faintly visible on the cover. Overall in good condition with expected wear to the corners and rear endpapers. Western Pennsylvania interest.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        Observations Des Commissions Consultatives Sur Le Projet de Code Rural, recueillies, mises en ordre et analysées, avec un plan de révision du même projet : en vertu d'autorisation de S. Exc. Le Ministre de l'Intérieur Tomes I & II & III

      Paris, Imprimerie Impériale 1811 3 volumes reliés grands in-4° demi-toile de l'époque, pièce de titre de chagrin prune. Tome I : II-490 [1] pp. Tome II : 753-XXVIII pages. Tome III : XVI-683 pages. Magnifique exemplaire exempt de rousseurs. Le baron Jean Joseph de Verneilh-Puyraseau (1756-1839) était un homme politique français, député en 1791 et au Corps législatif en 1810, représentant aux Cent-Jours, député de 1817 à 1824 et de 1827 à 1830. Partisan des idées nouvelles, il devint maire de Pluviers (Dordogne) et membre du conseil général, et fut élu, le 9 septembre 1791, député du département de la Dordogne à l'Assemblée nationale législative, le 4e sur 10, par 457 voix (511 votants}. Il prit place parmi les modérés, prononça deux discours, l'un pour faire rejeter une demande de fonds pour les colonies, l'autre pour faire rendre un décret sur la purge des hypothèques, et fut membre adjoint du comité des finances. Il se retira à la campagne pendant la Terreur, fut nommé après la chute de Robespierre, président du tribunal civil de Nontron, puis juge de paix de Bussière-Badil, haut juré de la Dordogne à la cour de Vendôme (1797) où il participe au procès de Gracchus Babeuf, et président du tribunal criminel de la Dordogne (1799). Rallié au 18 brumaire, il fut successivement Préfet de la Corrèze le 11 ventôse an VIII, du nouveau département du Mont-Blanc (actuelle Savoie) le 8 floréal an X, et fut révoqué (février 1804) de ces dernières fonctions pour avoir refusé de faire condamner 322 familles de conscrits réfractaires. Sa disgrâce dura peu, car, en mai suivant, il fut nommé directeur des droits réunis dans la Mayenne, mais il refusa. Attaché alors, comme directeur du bureau des desséchements, au ministère de l'Intérieur, il publia eu 1802 une Statistique du département du Mont-Blanc. Il est chargé d'examiner le projet de code rural de 1807. Ce projet sur le modèle du code civil se caractérisait par sa modernité : la liberté des assolements était proclamée, les droits de parcours et de vaine pâture étaient supprimés. Le fermage devenait de fait le seul mode d'exploitation autorisé. Le décret impérial du 19 mai 1808 décide de l'examen du projet de Code rural par des experts nommés par les préfets. Ces observations furent rassemblées et publiée par Joseph Verneilh-Puyraseau : Observations des commissions consultatives sur le projet de Code rural, recueillies, mises en ordre et analysées, avec un plan de révision du même projet en vertu d'une autorisation de Son Excellence le Ministre de l'Intérieur. Mais les discussions sur le Code rural traînent en longueur et celui-ci ne verra jamais le jour. Seul un Code forestier fut publié en 1827, devant l'urgence causée par les dégradations des futaies. Président du collège électoral de Nontron en 1809, il fut élu, le 10 août 1810, par le Sénat conservateur, député de la Dordogne au Corps législatif, fit partie de la commission d'information créé par l'empereur, et, le 29 décembre 1813, appuya la demandé d'impression du rapport de Lainé

      [Bookseller: Librairie Dejolibelle]
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        ALS to Princess de Salm-Dyck regarding his work on a Malay dictionary

      Paris,: May, 1811.. 4 pp. autograph letter (the fourth page an address panel with postal stamp), signed Leschenault, 23 x 18.5 cm., neat and legible, small tear at original seal; very good. Fine letter by the botanist and Baudin veteran Leschenault de la Tour regarding his scientific work in the years after his eventual return to France in 1807. This letter, part of a small archive of three to the same correspondent, is a notable contribution to our understanding of the career of Leschenault, and shows him working on projects that he had begun during his sojourn in the Indian and Pacific Oceans.Jean-Baptiste Leschenault de la Tour was chief Botanist and ornithologist of the Baudin expedition to Australia (1800-1803). Although he remained on board the GÈographe during the entire Australian exploration, by the time the vessel reached Timor he was so ill that he had to be put ashore. Over the next three years he explored the botany of Java and also learned the Malay language. He returned to France in 1807, and spent the next decade working on his scientific papers, before voyaging to India in 1816.This letter and the two succeeding items were written to the femmes de lettres Princess Constance de Salm-Dyck (1767-1845). A friend of Dumas and Stendhal, she and her husband Joseph were also intimates ot Alexander von Humboldt. In 1809 the Salm-Dycks established a salon in Paris at the Hotel de Segur, and as the the present letters attest, Leschenault was a friend and frequent visitor.Leschenault writes that he has received the letter she did him the honour of writing, and discusses some work being published in the Magazin EncyclopÈdique and the Journal de l'Empire (the latter an anti-Napoleon newspaper that had earlier been titled the Journal des DÈbats); evidently the articles were quite controversial, as he refers to a "petit guerre" taking place. Leschenault goes on to complement Salm-Dyck on her book (given the date of the letter, probably her PoÈsies). Leschenault then continues with an account of finally seeing the first proofs of his dictionary of Malay, and noting that he hopes to improve it. He also wonders whether Salm-Dyck knows of the small 32 pp. attack on the geographical work of Malte-Brun that has recently been published, a work so polemical that it makes both parties look ridiculous, and which has not taken advantage of Salm-Dyck's own thoughts on the subject of arguments in the world of letters. There is also an engimatic comment that he no longer hears anything regarding the decree relating to the Merinos; it is not clear why Leschenault is interested in the sheep, but this must seemingly refer to the famous flock at the Royal Farm at Rambouillet. The letter finishes with his polite addresses to the Comte and their daughter ClÈmentine, as well as a few comment on the fish at Gregy (a property just outside Paris belonging to a friend he had recently visited).

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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., 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.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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      Published by Gilbert And Hodges, 1811. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Very good condition with no wrapper. Full burgundy morocco binding. Gilt title, decorations and raised bands to spine. Gilt borders to covers. Marbled endpapers. Portrait frontis. Front joint cracked. Light page-edge browning. Corners rubbed. [S]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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      Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Printed by Sarah Hodgson, 1811.. [406]ff. [2],a2,A-4G4,4H2;[1],A-Z4, Aa4, Bb2. Large, thick quarto. 19th century calf, extensively embellished in blind, marbled endsheets. Joints cracking, but sound, extensive marginal restoration to English and Arabic general titles, and the N.T. Title, with no loss of text, scattered early marginal restorations and repairs throughout; just a sound copy. "The 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 ... On Carlyle's death Herny 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 [1655-7] ..." - D&M. Subscription records indicate over 2000 copies were printed. DARLOW & MOULE 1633.

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        Eclectic Repertory and Analytic Review. Medical and Philosophical. Volumes 1-6

      Philadelphia, 1811-1816. 1st eds., 1816. Six volumes. Volume 1: 8vo. vii, 536 pp. Modern half red Morocco with blue boards. A couple of small library stamps (title and contents pages) else very good (contents unmarked) in fine binding. Volume 2: 8vo. Fold-out frontispiece hand-colored engraving (after a drawing by the author). vii, 535 pp. 2 plates. Modern half red Morocco with blue boards. Contains John Syng Dorsey's "Inguinal Aneurism Cured by Tying the External Iliac Artery in the Pelvis." pp. 111-15. A couple of small library stamps (title and contents pages) else very good (contents unmarked) in fine binding. Volume 3: 8vo. vii, 551 pp. Contains Philip Syng Physick's "Account of a New Mode of Extracting Poisonous Substances from the Stomach." pp. 111-113 and 380-381. A couple of small library stamps (title and contents pages) very small edge stain bottom corner of pp. 431-456 not affecting text else very good (contents unmarked) in fine binding. Volume 4: 8vo, vii, 533 pp. + [2] pp. Dobson ads. 1 plate, hand-colored. Tables. Contemporary full leather with gilt-stamped red leather spinal label. Name front free endpaper else very good plus in very good plus binding. Volume 5: 8vo. vii, 468 pp. 2 plates with 10 figs. Tables. Contemporary full leather with gilt-stamped red leather spinal label. Name front free endpaper else very good plus in very good plus binding, one corner bumped. Volume 6: 8vo. viii, 558 pp. 1 plate. Tables. Contains Philip Syng Physick's "Buckskin and Kid Ligatures" pp. 389-390. Modern half-red Morocco with blue boards. A couple of small library stamps (title and contents pages) else very good plus (contents unmarked) in fine binding.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Thomas Dorn ABAA]
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        Anteckningar under en resa i England åren 1797, 1798 och 1799, af Gustaf Broling. På Bruks Societetens anmodan utgifne. 1-3 + planschdel.

      Tryckt hos J.P Lindh / O. Grahn, Stockholm, 1811-1817. Del 1-3 8:o, planschdelen tvärfolio. (10), 330 + 384 + (8), 448 s. Med 3 graverade titelblad, graverade vinjetter. Planschdelen med graverat titelblad + 37 graverade planscher. Del 1-3 i uniformt bundna, välhållna samtida halvfranska band med sparsamt guldornerade ryggar, marmorerade pärmpapper och gultintade snitt. Planschdelen i senare halvfranskt band (ca 1900) med förgyllda ryggtiteletiketter, marmorerade snitt och 5 upphöjda bind. Del 1-3 med klistrat exlibris på de klistrade försättsbladen samt exlibrisstämplar på smutstitelbladen, del 3 med tillskrift i blyerts på titelbladet. Titelbladen något lagerfläckade, inlagorna med några enstaka obetydliga lagerfläckar och ett par diskreta marginalanteckningar, i övrigt rena. Planschdelen med mycket svag fuktfläck i övre hörnet på några av planscherna.. Gustaf Broling, svensk bergsman och ingenjör, vars iakttagelser under studieresorna i England kom att röna stor påverkan på svensk manufaktur och begynnande industri; bland annat tillverkades den första svenska ångmaskinen i hans verkstäder. 1-3 + planschdel; komplett. Bilden visar 2 av de vackra titelbladen

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        Essai Politique sur la Royaume de la Nouvelle-Espagne. [with:] Atlas Geographique et Physique du Royaume de la Nouvelle-Espagne

      Paris: J.H. Stône for F. Schoell, 1811. 6 volumes (text: 5 vols., octavo [8 3/8 x 5 1/4 inches]; atlas: large folio [22 x 16 3/4 inches]). Text: half-titles. 1 folding engraved map, 1 folding engraved geographical cross- section profile printed in brown. Atlas: letterpress half-title, title page and 4pp. description of the Cartes Géographiques et Physiques contenus dans l'Atlas Mexicain. 18 engraved maps, plates and charts on 19 sheets (numbered 1-20), comprised of: 1 engraved map on two double-page sheets, 1 double-page sheet with three maps on it, 1 single-page with eight maps on it, 1 single page with 1 map and 4 graphs on it, 4 single- page maps, 2 folding geographical cross-section profiles printed in brown and black, 1 folding geographical cross-section profile printed in black, 1 folding geographical cross-section profile printed in brown and black, 2 single-page views printed in brown, 1 single-page plate of diagrams. Text: contemporary blue paper boards, flat spines divided into five compartments by gilt fillets, red morocco lettering piece in the second compartments. Atlas: expertly bound to style in half dark blue morocco over contemporary marbled paper covered boards, spine uniform to the text, contemporary marbled endpapers. A fine set of Humboldt's work on New Spain: a foundation work in the fields of political economy and economic geography and "of superlative California importance." Humboldt's Essai is regarded as one of the seminal cartographic works of Western Americana. The most important map is Humboldt's great "Carte Generale du Royaume de la Nouvelle Espagne," originally executed by Humboldt during his stay in Mexico in 1803-4, and covering two large folio double sheets. Wheat calls it a truly magnificent cartographic achievement" and concludes that before the explorations of Lewis and Clark, Humboldt's maps were in the first rank of western cartography. Schwartz and Ehrenberg state that it remained "the standard map of the Great Basin region until Fremont's explorations 35 years later." Thomas Streeter discusses the map at great length, concluding that "it is without question the best representation of Texas that had thus far appeared." It is certainly one of the seminal maps for Texas and the Southwest. Besides the large map, there is a double- sheet map of the whole North American continent south of 42° latitude which reiterates Humboldt's western cartography on a larger scale, and three important maps for the Santa Fe trade illustrating the route from Mexico to Durango, Durango to Chihuahua, and Chihuahua to Santa Fe. Other maps illustrate the Valley of Mexico, and ports and routes in Mexico and across the Isthmus. The Atlas concludes with a series of fine geological/physical profiles (most printed in brown ), and two excellent views of volcanoes, also in brown. Humboldt was described by Dibdin as the most illustrious traveller of his day. With the support of the Spanish Prime Minister, Humboldt managed to gain permission to enter the Spanish colonies of Central and South America, which were effectively closed at the time. He set off with the French botanist Bonpland from Marseilles in 1799, and spent five years travelling through Central and South America, during which time he covered some 6000 miles.He then returned to Europe and spent the next twenty-three years recording his experiences, observations and collections in a series of spectacular works. One of the first of these was the Essai Politique..., describing northern New Spain, particularly Mexico and the northern provinces, including California and the American Southwest. Becker calls the work "detailed and thorough, containing much data that had never before appeared in print." Dibdin adds: "Nothing seems too vast, too varied, too wonderful, or too minute, for the keen eye, penetrating intellect, and unwearied exertions of this extraordinary man. A botanist, zoologist, statistician and philosopher, the genius of this great writer seems to have been peculiarly fitted for surveying the varieties and immensity of the physical world; and he accordingly takes the foremost rank of all the travellers, dead or living." Cf. Cowan p.296; cf. Graff 2009; cf. Hill (2004) 843; Howes H786; cf. Mapping the West pp.100-101; Palau 116974; Phillips Atlases I:2682; cf. Reese & Miles Creating America 23; Sabin 33713; Schwartz & Ehrenberg, p.127, plate 139; cf. Streeter Sale 195; Wagner-Camp 7a:2; Wheat Transmississippi 272,273,274,275

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        Programma. Regno d'Italia. Dipartimento del Reno. Distretto d'Imola. Il podesta della citta d'Imola

      [Imola]: tipografia comunale per Gianbenedetto Filippini, 1811. First edition. Broadside. A few tiny tears at folds else a fine, untrimmed copy. 49 x 38 cm. . Announcing a series of celebrations of the baptism of Napoléon II (1811-1832), known from birth as the King of Rome, son of Napoleon and his second wife, Marie Louise of Austria. Issued in Imola, the original seat of the provisional government of the Cispandane Republic, later merged with the Transpadane Republic, forming the Cisalpine Republic, in turn merged into the new Italian Republic, and then 1805, following Bonaparte's assumption of the title of Emperor of the French, transformed into the Kingdom of Italy, Regno d'Italia, as it is here. After declaring that the people of Imola are second to none in their loyalty to Napoleon, the proclamation notes a series of activities: poems to be read, canon shots and the pealing of bells at dawn, cash prizes to those being married and those who gave birth on the King of Rome's birthday, food for the poor and for those imprisoned, and at night, the town is to be illuminated, and there will be presentations at the theater, a symphony concert, and a ball. One copy at Biblioteca comunale, Imola. No other copies shown at any North American or other European Libraries.

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      1811. Very Good. [EHON] KAWAMURA Bumpo. KANGA SHINAN NIHEN. Kyoto: Hishiya Magobei, et al., Bunka 8 [1811]. String-bound Japanese style in yellow covers with paper title labels. 26 x 17.5 cm. This "second series" of the KANGA SHINAN [Manual of Chinese-style Painting] was the only one illustrated by Bumpo and was published over thirty years after the first series; so it obviously stands on its own as an independent work. The simple designs are printed in sumi and light colors in very good impression. The condition of the three volumes is very good with only minor internal soiling and some exterior wear and soiling. A very nice example of an early printing. (Mitchell p. 335, Ryerson 385, Brown 104). Complete, as issued.

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      London: J. Maynard...Haymarket; and F. Zinke...Strand, 1811. 3 volumes. Very early printing. This printing now with an Account of the Life of the Author which has been specially drawn up for the first time, as well as studies on the author and the French economists of the period, and a method of facilitating the study of the work 8vo, bound in very handsome and well preserved three-quarter contemporary polished calf over marbled boards, compartments of the spines decorated with gilt decorated raised bands, gilt lined bordering designs, two compartments lettered in gilt, one with morocco lettering labels, marbled end-leaves. lxxi, 360; vi, 512, 513-514 appendix; vi, 448, (50 pp.extensive index). An especially bright and fine set in very handsome and well preserved contemporary bindings. The text remains very clean, crisp and fresh. There has been no restoration work of any sort to bindings or text. Rare thus. AN UNUSUALLY WELL PRESERVED AND HANDSOME SET OF THIS EXTRAORDINARY WORK. ‘The history of economic theory up to the end of the nineteenth century consists of two parts: the mercantilist phase which was based not so much on a doctrine as on a system of practice which grew out of social conditions; and the second phase which saw the development of the theory that the individual had the right to be unimpeded in the exercise of economic activity. While it cannot be said that Smith invented the latter theory – the physiocrats had already suggested it and Turgot in particular had constructed an organised study of social wealth – his work is the first major expression of it. He begins with the thought that labour is the source from which a nation derives what is necessary to it. The improvement of the division of labour is the measure of productivity and in it lies the human propensity to barter and exchange: "labour is the real measure of the exchangeable value of all commodities … it is their real price; money is their nominal price only". Labour represents the three essential elements – wages, profit, and rent – and these three also constitute income. From the working of the economy, Smith passes to its matter – "stock" – which compasses all that man owns either for his own consumption or for the return which it brings him. The Wealth of Nations ends with a history of economic development, a definite onslaught on the mercantile system, and some prophetic speculations on the limits of economic control. ‘Where the political aspects of human rights had taken two centuries to explore, Smith’s achievement was to bring the study of economic aspects to the same point in a single work … The certainty of its criticism and its grasp of human nature have made it the first and greatest classic of modern economic thought’ (PMM). Smith's classic work was begun at Toulouse in 1763-64 where he had travelled as guardian of Henry Scott, the young duke of Buccleuch, and in the company of David Hume, historian and fellow professor at Glasgow University. The work took shape over the next ten years and was finally published in 1776. At one point during its composition, Hume wrote that Smith was "cutting himself off entirely from human society." But his labors, however severe his methods, yielded the "first and greatest classic of modern economic thought" (Printing and the Mind of Man). "[I]t may be said that the WEALTH OF NATIONS certainly operated powerfully through the harmony of its critical side with the tendencies of the half-century which followed its publication to the assertion of personal freedom and 'natural rights.' It discredited the economic policy of the past, and promoted the overthrow of institutions which had come down from earlier times, but were unsuited to modern society. As a theoretic treatment of social economy, and therefore as a guide to social reconstruction and practice in the future, it is provisional, not definitive. But when the study of its subject comes to be systematized on the basis of a general social philosophy more complete and durable than Smith's, no contribution to that final construction will be found so valuable as his" (Britannica). Eighteenth century editions of Smith’s magnum opus are becoming very scarce. This edition of 1811 is a very early English printing of the nineteenth century still in 18th century style. It retains Smith’s introduction and also incorporates the author’s advertisements to the third and fourth editions and a new advertisement to this edition setting out the additions made to the preliminary materials for this edition.

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        An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

      Edinburgh: Printed for Silvester Doig, Andrew Sterling, etc., 1811. Hardcover. Very Good. Original half blue calf bindings with marbled covers. Three volume complete set. 8vo. 5 5/8" x 8 5/8". J. Pearce bookbinder/booksellers label. Wear to covers and edges. Some foxing especially to the first section in volume two. Books weigh 2.5kg when packed.

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        Recherches sur les meilleurs effets a obtenir dans l'artillerie

      - De l'imprimerie De Demonville a Paris, 1811. Deux volumes in-8° demi-reliures dos rond ornes, XXXIV + 438 et 374 pages. Trois et sept planches gravees depliantes. Complet. Petites marques d'usage.Bon etat.

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      Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Printed by Sarah Hodgson, 1811. - [406]ff. [2],a2,A-4G4,4H2;[1],A-Z4, Aa4, Bb2. Large, thick quarto. 19th century calf, extensively embellished in blind, marbled endsheets. Joints cracking, but sound, extensive marginal restoration to English and Arabic general titles, and the N.T. Title, with no loss of text, scattered early marginal restorations and repairs throughout; just a sound copy. "The 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 . On Carlyle's death Herny 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 [1655-7] ." - D&M. Subscription records indicate over 2000 copies were printed. DARLOW & MOULE 1633.

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        Nouvel Atlas des Enfans et des CommerÁans

      Paris,: Chez Saintin, 1811.. Octavo, two hand-coloured plates and seven hand-coloured maps (four double-page, three folding), some loss to a few pages (seemingly original defects in the paper, and not affecting text); half calf, a little rubbed, bumped at corners, a handsome copy. A wonderful children's Atlas, with delightful depictions of Tahiti, New Zealand and Hawaii. Although much reprinted and very popular, this work is now rare in any edition.This Atlas includes two exquisite plates, each with twelve small vignettes, detailing the peoples of the world. The first three main panels show images of European, Asian, and African scenes, while the fourth has 'American' images; there are not only charming images of Iroquois, Californians, and Peruvians, but incredibly, the three final scenes show New Zealanders, Tahitians and inhabitants of the Sandwich Islands (here accidentally called "Americans", almost a century before their formal annexation). Each of the vignettes is also vouchsafed a very brief note, with some unusual commentary: we learn that the New Zealanders love their children, that the lower-caste Hawaiians prostrate themselves on the ground before royalty, and that the only quadrupeds in Tahiti are dogs, cats, and rats.The series of maps is equally interesting, with good depictions of France, Europe, Africa and the Americas. There is also a large double-hemisphere map of the globe by Blondeau: New Holland is shown still attached to Van Diemens Land, and the Pacific Islands are represented in some detail, showing the Society Islands, the Marquesas, and the Friendly Isles. The Sandwich Islands are also clearly marked, with the familiar caption that 'here Captain Cook was killed'.Saintin was a publisher of popular editions of authors such as Moliere and Homer, and issued several such works of geographical instruction.Gumuchian, 5087 (1810 edition); not in Forbes.

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        Biographical Memoirs Of Adam Smith, L.L.D. Of William Robertson, D.D. And Of Thomas Reid, D.D. Read Before The Royal Society Of Edinburgh. Now Collected Into One Volume, With Some Additional Notes

      George Ramsay Edinburgh 1811 First Edition. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition Edinburgh 1811. Three engraved portraits. Occasional light spotting, recently bound in very attractive quarter morocco. Black morocco label to spine. Contents very clean and crisp.

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        An Account of the Kingdom of Nepaul in 1793 [Nepal]

      London: William Miller. G - in Good condition. Damage to mid spine with some loss to leather - cover otherwise rubbed with light marking. Occasional spotting & marginal light water stains sometimes impinging. Small repaired closed edge tears at hinge of fold-out map. 1811. Reprint. Leather cover. 300mm x 240mm (12" x 9"). 386pp. Sotheby's invoice enclosed (1984). Complete with 16 plates including vignette on title page & extending map & colour plate. Bound without half-title or advertisements. .

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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 inches 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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        History of the Great Reformation of the Sixteenth Century in Germany, Switzerland, Etc. (5 Volumes)

      D. Walther pub., 1811, 1853. Leather binding.. Light wear to extremities else very good condition. Vol 5 has 4 pages with tears. . All edges gilt., A beautiful collectible copy., Book is as described - all defects and marks are noted., (HPO-1)

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        Traité sur la Polysarcie (exemplaire de Pierre Janet)

      Gabon, Paris & Andreas Frugoni, Gênes 1811 In-8° broché, couverture d'attente de l'époque, IV-184 pp. L'ouvrage traite principalement de l'obésité. Dédicace autographe de Maccary sur le plat de couverture au Préfet des Alpes Maritimes à Nice. Précieux exemplaire ayant appartenu à Pierre Janet avec le cachet gras de sa signature reproduisant sa signature olographe sur le premier plat. On ne connait l'intérêt du célèbre psychiatre pour l'oeuvre de l'auteur. peut-être avait-il eu connaissance de son "Essai sur l'hystérie sthénique et asthénique". Maccary reste également à la postérité pour son étude savante sur le Scorpio Occitanus qui se trouve sur les hauteurs de Sète dans l'Hérault Très bon couverture souple Edition originale

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        The Miscellaneous Works of Tobias Smollett. In Six Volumes

      Edinburgh: Doig & Stirling, 1811 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A handsome set of Smollett's works. Bound in leather with gilt lettering and decoration. Rebacked with the original boards. With Memoirs of his Life and Writings, by Robert Anderson, M. D. The Fourth Edition. Complete in Six Volumes. With the amorial bookplate of Thomas Courtenay Theydon Warner. Sir Thomas Courtenay Theydon Warner, 1st Baronet CB, 1857 1934, was an English politician who served as Member of Parliament for North Somerset from 1892 to 1895, and for Lichfield from 1896 to 1923. Tobias George Smollett, 1721 - 1771, was an author, editor, and critic. Condition: The bindings are generallytight and firm. There is only mild wear to the extremities, with just mild rubbing and edge wear. Internally the pages have some light browning with intermittentfoxing. Overall the condition is very good..

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        Les Enfans Celebres, Chez Toutes Les Nations Anciennes et Modernes (2 Volumes)

      Paris: Le Prieur, 1811. Second Edition. Tree Calf. Very Good. 324, 310 pp. B/w plates. Subtitle: "Suivis des Jeunes Personnes. Ouvrage consacre a immortaliser la memoirs des Enfans des deux sexes qui se sont fait un nom parleurs talens ou par leurs vertus. Seconde Edition, revue, corrigee et augmentee. Ornee de figures gravees en taille-douce." Beautifully designed and executed books are bound in tree calf with gilt spine embellishments, black leather title blocks on spine. Corners lightly bumped, with more corner wear to Vol. 2. Spine ends mildly worn, with more attrition to heads than heels. Some joint tenderness on V. 2, but binding is perfectly tight. Gilt dentelles on cover edges do not carry to insides. Endpapers are marbled in navy, green, and white. Each book has an armorial bookplate on front pastedown, no names given. Vol. 1 uniformly foxed, with some let-up in the center of the book. V. 2 foxed only on prelims. Both volumes have the original dark green ribbon marker intact and unfaded. Copiously illustrated with exquisite steel engravings. A rare set in French language.

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        Conchology, or the Natural History of Shells:

      London: Printed for William Miller by W. Bulmer and Co. VG: in very good condition without dust jacket. Rebound. Occasional spotting. Cracked at page/illustration 36. Complete with a catalogue of books published by William Millar. 1811. First Edition. Blue hardback cloth cover. 440mm x 300mm (17" x 12"). 68pp + plates. Illustrated with 61 full-page coloured engravings by John Clarke. .

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      1811. FALCONER, William. THE SHIPWRECK, A POEM. Collated with earlier editions. With additional notes and illustrations, and a sketch of the author's life. Embellished with descriptive engravings, by Robert Dodd, Marine Painter. London: Printed for William Baynes ... by John Jackson, 1811. This edition illustrated by Dodd was first issued in 1808, and this copy is one of two editions that were issued in 1811. It reprints the third edition text of the poem, the last to be edited by the author. 18 engraved plates, 3 engraved vignettes, engraved half-title and dedication (to the "Elder Bretheren of the Corporation of Trinity House") pages, each with a vignette, and an engraved folding chart (26 x 31 cm). Quarto (27 x 21 cm). [2], xxxviii, 152 pp. Nineteenth-century three-quarter light brown calf, with gilt decoration and title on spine, and marbled sides. Heraldic bookplate of Christopher Harrison to front pastedown, with his ink signature on title-page. Binding shows a bit of wear on joints, but is sound. Light to moderate foxing to some text leaves, mostly those facing plates. William Falconer (1732-69), a Scottish seaman and poet, first published 'The Shipwreck,' his major poem, in 1762. Founded on his own experience (he was one of only three survivors of a wreck on a voyage from Alexandria to Venice), it tells in three cantos the story of a shipwreck on the coast of Greece. It was an immediate success, going through three editions in the author's lifetime, and reaching an eleventh edition in 1802. It's popularity continued into the nineteenth century where it appeared separately, as here with Dodd's illustrations, and in many collections. The third edition of 'The Shipwreck,' which is printed in this edition, was prepared by Falconer just before his final voyage and contains many alterations. He died at sea in 1769 when the his ship sank after rounding the Cape on its way to India.

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        English Bards, and Scotch Reviewers. A Satire. [Second] Fourth Edition.

      London: Printed for James Cawthorne.and Sharpe and Hailes. 1811 - 8vo, 193 x 115 mms., pp. vii [viii blank], 85 [86 blank, 87 adverts, 88 blank, including half-title, 1052 lines, original printed boards, autograph of James Gibbons (of Ballnegall) on top margin of front boards, with an ms. note dated 1963 about the entry in Wise's bibliography for this volume with some information about Gibbons; spine faded and slightly worn, front joint worn. Writing to Robert Charles Dallas on 28 June 1811, Byron remarked, "My Satire it seems is in a four edition, a success rather above the middling run, but not much for a production which, from its topics, must be temporary, and of course be successful at first, or not at all. At this period, when I can think and act more coolly, I regret that I have written it, though I shall probably find it forgotten by al except those whom it has offended." Wise, T. J. Bibliography of . Byron, I, 26. Second fourth edition [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reise nach den Inseln Teneriffa, Trinidad, St. Thomas, St. Crux und Porto-Rico; auf Befehl der französischen Regierung, vom 30. Sept. 1796 bis zum 7. Juni 1789, unter der Leitung des Capitain Baudin unternommen, von Peter Le Dru, einem der Naturforscher der Expedition beschrieben, und von Sonnini mit Anmerkungen versehen. Aus dem Französischen. Mit Bemerkungen begleitet, nebst einer allgemeinen Übersicht des ganzen westindischen Archipels, vorzüglich in Rücksicht der Kolonialwaaren; von Eberhard August Wilhelm von Zimmermann

      Leipzig, Büschler 1811 -1812. 22 cm. 2 Bände in 1; 20, 242; (4), 84; 8, 236 Seiten Festeinband, Pappband der Zeit mit Rückenschild - Engelmann, Geogr. 120 - Henze III, 173 (Ausg.1812) - Sabin 39688, 106344 - Fromm 14688 - Erste deutsche Ausgabe von "Voyage aux iles de Ténériffe, La Trinité, Saint-Thomas, Sainte-Croix et Porto-Rico". Ledru (1761 - 1830) machte als Naturforscher diese von Baudin geleitete Reise vom 30. September 1796 bis zum 7. Juni 1798 mit. Er konnte wichtige Beiträge zur Kenntnis der wenig bekannten Insel Trinidad liefern (Henze). Der Vorbericht enthält unter anderem eine Liste der Expeditionsteilnehmer. Aus dem Inhalt: Bemerkungen über den Delphin von Sonnini; Die Kanarischen Inseln im Allgemeinen (Klima, Bevölkerung, Regierung, Gran Canaria, El Hierro, Fuerteventura, La Gomera, Lanzarote, La Palma); Beschreibung von Teneriffa (Kirchen, Mönche, Theater, Klöster, Bibliotheken, Karneval, Handwerk, etc.); Naturgeschichte der Insel Trinidad von Sonnini; Handel der dänischen Antillen mit dem Mutterlande; Geschichte von Porto-Rico (Puerto Rico) von 1493 - 1765. Der Beitrag von Zimmermann "Ueber Westindien, dessen Kolonialwaaren, und deren Surrogate" ist zwischen Band 1 und 2 eingebunden. Er enthält interessante Einzelheiten zur Entdeckungsgeschichte, Eroberungen, Ausbeutung der Kolonien, Sklavenarbeit, Anbau und Verarbeitung des Zuckerrohrs. Schönes Exemplar -

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        Reise um die Welt in den Jahren 1803, 1804, 1805 und 1806

      Berlin,: Haude und Spener, 1811-, 1812.. Two parts in three volumes, duodecimo, stipple-engraved portrait of Krusenstern and two other frontispieces both finely coloured by hand, folding engraved map and 11 double-page engraved views and a large folding map; several small private library stamps; a fine set in original papered boards with slight edgewear, orange labels, red edges, preserved in a cloth slipcase. The first Russian circumnavigation: its captain, Krusenstern, was accompanied by a brilliant corps of officers, which included men like Lisiansky, Langsdorff, and Kotzebue. This Russian voyage was of great importance to Pacific history for the attempt to open Japan to commerce, and for the observations made on the Russian-Chinese trade.The Nadeshda and the Neva were together at the Marquesas and Hawaii; there they separated and from this point on Krusenstern's narrative concerns the western Pacific. The book includes a view of Nagasaki Harbour, one of the earliest views of Japan published in the west, as well as views of Nukahiva (three), Japan (three), Macao, Canton, St Helena and St Catherine, Brazil.This was the first popular account of this important voyage to be made available to the public, and the first edition to have been printed in Germany, published at the same time as the more costly St Petersburg quarto edition. No English edition appeared until 1813.This is an excellent copy of this scarce edition, in which an extra piece was added (at the start of volume 3) by the publisher in the form of the Nachricht by Langsdorff on the practice of tattooing in Nuku Hiva and the Washington islands, including a small woodcut showing the instruments used. There is also a Prospectus by Langsdorff and his publisher Wilmans for the German publication of his Bemerkungen.Borba de Moraes, p. 442; Kroepelien, 691 (the two plates uncoloured); Lada-Mocarski, 61; O'Reilly-Reitman, 728.

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        Essai politique sur le Royaume de la Nouvelle Espagne

      ?Of superlative California importance? (Howes), in contemporary binding. 1811. Paris. P. F. Schoell. Five volumes in 8vo (206 mm x 125 mm; map 760 mm x 535 mm). 1 [blank] + 2 ff. + iii + 456 + 1 [blank]; 1 [blank] + 2 ff. + 522 + 1 [blank]; 1 [blank] + 2 ff. + 419 + 1 [blank]; 1 [blank] + 2 ff. + 564 + 2 ff.; 1 [blank] + 2 ff. + 350 + 1 ff. + 1 [blank] + folding large map of Mexico and folding chart. Contemporary French calf, boards with gilt fillet and floral tooling with interlacing fillet, spines flat with double morocco lettering pieces lettered in gilt and elegantly gilt; a handsome contemporary binding very well preserved, only slightly rubbed and worn. A fine copy, remarkably fresh and clean; the important folding map is also in excellent condition, usually found dirty and foxed, here in a clean and fresh example. First edition in 8vo, and a handsome printing. The map that illustrates this edition ?Carte du Mexique et des Pays Limitrophes situés au Nord et á L´Est? is without doubt one of the most significant contributions to Mexico´s cartography of the 19th century and an exceedingly important map of the Southwest, including Texas and California, considered a cornerstone by Streeter and covering most of Central America, the Caribbean and southern United States. Humboldt (1769 ? 1859) was a famed German traveler, geographer, astronomer, geologist and naturalist, arguably one of Europe´s leading men of science of the first half of the 19th century; having been received favorably and invited by the Spanish Crown in 1799 to the region ?where he stayed until 1804 along with Aime Bonpland-, Humboldt had access to virtually all sources of information, even unpublished ones. While residing in Mexico City, he searched the Spanish and Mexican archives for geographical information later included in his maps; hence it includes the most up-to-date information available to date, particularly of the territory under the influence of the Viceroyalty of New Spain (Mexico, New Mexico, Texas and California). ?Of superlative California importance? (Howes). Howes, H-786. Sabin, 33713.

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        Dramatic Works of Ben Jonson, and Beaumont and Fletcher

      London,: Stockdale,, 1811.. Four volumes, octavo; contemporary diced calf, gilt, fine set. Good set of the works of three of the great dramatists, with an engraved frontispiece of each author by Audinet.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        The Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testaments, with original notes, and practical observations, and copious marginal references

      Philadelphia: Printed for & published by William W Woodward, corner of Second and Chesnut Streets; sold also by William Barlas, New York; D Mallory & Co, Boston; and by the booksellers in different parts of the United States; Dickinson, Printer, 1811, 1811. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 3 large, thick and heavy volumes, marked "1", "2" and "5" ; 27 cm. ; OCLC: 24348787 ; LC: BS491 ; Volume 1 contents: Genesis to Second Samuel ; Volume 2 contents: First Book of Kings to Proverbs ; Volume 5 contents: The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Romans to Revelation ; publisher's statement : Vol 1 and 2 : "Woodward's 2d American from the 2d London ed., imp. and enl. ; Philadelphia: Printed for & published by William W Woodward, corner of Second and Chesnut Streets; sold also by William Barlas, New York; D Mallory & Co, Boston; and by the booksellers in different parts of the United States; Dickinson, Printer" ; the third volume with publisher's statement: "Woodward's second American from the second London edition, improved and enlarged. Printed for and published by William W. Woodward, corner of Second an Chestnut Streets; sold also by William Barlas, New York; S. T. Armstrong, Boston; and by the booksellers in different parts of the United States; Dickinson, Printer" ; volume 5 printed with "II" on its title page ; a strip excised from the top of volume 5's title page ; only two copies of this edition held in libraries, Rutgers and the University of Virginia ; cf. Shaw & Shoemaker; 22356; Shaw & Shoemaker; 24828 ; the first American edition of Scott's Family Bible was published by subscription in 1804, while the first printing of the second was issued in 1810 ; this is the revised second, simultaneously sold by subscription in Philadelphia, Boston and New Y ork ; This set has volume 1 showing marriages, births and deaths of several members of the family of John McClellan (1758-1851) and Sarah Thompson McClellan (1773-1840) of Cambridge, New York and the children of Robert McClellan (1766-1829) and Mary Thompson McClellan (1768-1839) of Hebron, NY ; From the advertisements at the end of "A theological dictionary: containing definitions of all religious terms, a comprehensive view of every article in the system of the late Rev. Charle s Buck...Philadelphia, W.W. Woodward, 1821." is found this description of the work : "Rev. Dr. Thomas Scott's Family Bible, A new and very popular (copy right) Edition. W. W. W. has published 4000 copies of this valuable Work, on a new plan. It is divested of the Marginal References, but contains every other article in the five volumes of his two former editions. The Notes are disposed immediately after the Text they are designed to illustrate, and the Practical Observations at the end of the chapter. From the encouragement given to this arrangement, it is judged to be the most acceptable yet presented to the public ; as up wards of two thousand two hundred subscribers have been received. It 'is comprised in Three Quarto volumes. Price 8 dolls. per. vol. in sheep, and 9 dolls, in calf. One copy given for every five purchased or subscribed." ; bound in full contemporary brown leather, with gold lettering in red panels on spine with five raised bands and volumes numbers in black circles with gold designs ; foxing ; some wear to covers, but hinges tight ; in all, a very nice, but broken set of a scarce and important title ; VG.

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        An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of NationsIn Three Volumes

      London - J. Maynard and F.Zinke, 1811 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A smart uniformly bound collection of scottish economist and moral philosopher, Adam Smith'smagnum opus. Fifth edition. The book offers one of the world's first collected descriptions of what builds nations' wealth and is today a fundamental work in classical economics. Through reflection over the economics at the beginning of the Industrial Revolution the book touches upon broad topics as Division of labour, productivity and free markets. Originally published in 1776, during the Scottish Enlightenment and the Scottish Agricultural Revolution, it influenced a number of authors and economists, as well as governments and organisations. For example, Alexander Hamilton was influenced in part by The Wealth of Nations to write his Report on Manufactures, in which he argued against many of Smith's policies. Interestingly, Hamilton based much of this report on the ideas of Jean-Baptiste Colbert, and it was, in part, Colbert's ideas that Smith responded to with The Wealth of Nations. Complete in three volumes. Condition: Rebound in tree calf bindings with handwritten calf spine labels. Externally, boards are sound, but with rubbing to extremities and spines. Two spine labels are slightly lifting. All hinges are very slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound, bright and generally clean, aside from light spotting to endpapers. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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