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        Practical Observations in Surgery: more particularly as regards the Naval and Military Service. Illustrated by Cases, and various Official Documents [1826]. [Bound with:] A Letter, Respectfully Addressed to the Commissioners for Transports, Sick and Wounded Seamen, &c. &c. &c. on the Subject of the Operation for Popliteal Aneurism. Illustrated by Cases, and the Description of a New Instrument [1811]

      London: Printed for J. Callow, 1811. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Original or very near contemporary half-leather and marble backed boards with six gilt ruled compartments along the spine and a black leather title piece lettered in gilt within second compartment; sound and firm, showing no snags or splits; contents equally firm, tight and clean; plates showing some scattered spotting, more so the second than the first; not from a library so no such stamps or labels; neat hand-written dedication at the front free endpaper states: "From the author / July 1839"; size: 8vo (220mm x 140mm). Two titles in 1 book, thus: Alex. Copland Hutchison, Esq. [Title:] Practical observations in surgery: more particularly as regards the naval and military service. Illustrated by cases, and various official documents. [Published:] London: Thomas and George Underwood, 1826. Second Edition, considerably enlarged. [Collation:] pp. xvi, 431, [i], and a folding plate. [Bound with:] Alex. Copland Hutchison, M. D. [Title:] A letter, respectfully addressed to the commissioners for transports, sick and wounded seamen, &c. &c. &c. on the subject of the operation for popliteal aneurism. Illustrated by cases, and the description of a new instrument. [Published:] London: Printed for J. Callow, 1811. First Edition. [Collation:] pp. [iii], 19, [i], and a folding plate. Both titles very scarce.

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        Theil vom Königrch. Westphalen

      Kupferstich entstanden unter der Leitung von Friedrich Wilhelm Streit und anderen beim Geographischen Institut Weimar 1811. 34x44 cm. Sect. 38. Maßst. ca. 1:175.000 - Engelmann, Geogr. S. 439 - Lex. Gesch. Kartogr. S. 259 - Tooley 2 IV, S. 225 - Zeigt Teile von Drawehn, Wendland und Altmark um Bergen, Lüchow, Arendsee, Kalbe und Betzendorf mit Salzwedel im Zentrum; westlich bis Bodenteich, nördlich bis Schnakenburg, östlich bis zur Linie Losse-Ballerstedt, südlich bis Klötze.

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        Tankerville's Limodorum

      Robert James Thornton Robert James Thornton, 1811. unbound. Mezzotint, aquatint, and stipple engraving. Image measures 11" x 7.25". Sheet measures 16" x 12.5". This lovely print of Tankerville's Limodorum, a species of purple orchid, comes from the quarto edition of Thornton's famous "Temple of Flora." Thornton has here depicted the flower, commonly known as the Violet Limodore, against a blue, almost stormy background, lending the plant's bowing shape a dramatic tone. In the far distance, a small village can be seen nestled among the foggy mountains. The delicate colors of he pink and ref flowers are due to the intaglio method of printing, which combined mezzotint, aquatint, line, and stipple engraving, finished with watercolor. "The Temple of Flora" was a collection of 32 large-scale floral prints which Robert James Thornton first issued in 1803. While considered a masterpiece today, it was ridiculed in its time for its lavishness in comparison to typically more austere botanical imagery. Since then, however, it has become one of the most admired illustrated botanical set ever published in Britain. This the print is from the smaller-scale quarto edition issued in 1811. It is in good condition, with slight browning and chips on the edges of the margins, not affecting the image. Minor offsetting also in the margins. Dr. Robert John Thornton (1768-1837) was an English physician and botanical writer. A specialist in medical botany, Thornton dedicated the later part of his life to publishing collections of floral plates. "The Temple of Flora" was the final and most ambitious volume of "A New Illustration of the Sexual System of Carolus Von Linnæus," which Thornton commissioned and compiled between 1797 and 1807. This print is a lovely example of his work.

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        Vollständige Abhandlung über die Methode den Brandwein mittelst einer Dampfmaschine auf eine sehr vortheilhafte Art zu destilliren.

      Wien, Mathias Andreas Schmidt, 1811. - 115, (1) SS. Mit 2 mehrf. gefalt. Kupfertafeln. Marmorierter Pappband der Zeit mit gepr. Rückenschildchen. Dreiseitiger gesprenkelter Rotschnitt. 8vo. Erste Ausgabe. - Interessante Beschreibung eines Branntwein-Destillierverfahrens mit Dampf. Die großen Faltkupfer (Ponheimer sc. nach Entwürfen des Verfassers) mit Gesamt- und Detaildarstellungen der Anlage. - Das letzte Textbl. etwas knittrig. Vorderer Innendeckel mit altem hs. ungar. Besitzvermerk. Engelmann (Bibl. mech.-tech.) 201. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Principles of Mechanics explaining and demonstrating the General Laws of Motion

      London: G. Robinson, 1811. Hardcover. Fine. Royal 8vo. 26 by 19 cms. pp x, 284. 43 foldout plates. Newly rebound in half-leather (dark blue calf).Original headbands. Appropriate marbled paper to boards. Raised bands to spine. Gilt linings to bands, Gilt labels. Blind tooling to boards. Discreet and symmetrically placed stamp of The Royal Society on the frontis page. (a less discreet "Duplicate" stamp on the reverse of title page. Pages clean, unmarked and free from foxing. The first five plates are foxed, the remainder not.

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        The HOLY BIBLE Containing The Old And New Testaments Translated Out Of The Original Tongues And With The Former Translations Diligently Compared And Revised (1811)

      Boston: Greenough And Stebbins, 1811. Leather Bound Leather Bound. Very Good. (Religion) The HOLY BIBLE Containing The Old And New Testaments Translated Out Of The Original Tongues And With The Former Translations Diligently Compared And Revised. Boston: Greenough And Stebbins, 1811. Leather Bound. 4 x 6-1/4 inches. Toning. Foxing. Very Good. Interesting PO family info linked to Delaware County, New York. $750.00

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        SIR HUMPHRY DAVY: A group of 7 important papers on chemical and geological subjects (journal extracts)

      Book. Very Good. Soft cover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 1. On A Combination of Oxymuriatic Gas and Oxygene Gas, read February 21, 1811. Extract from: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London for the Year 1811, Part One, pub. 1811, slim 4to, pp. 155-162. Modern stapled wrappers. ---- 2. On Some Combinations of Phosphorus and Sulphur, and On Some Other Subjects of Chemical Enquiry, read June 18, 1812. Extract from: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London for the Year 1812. Slim 4to, pp. 405-415. Stapled. Paper somewhat frayed and soiled at margins. ---- 3. Further Experiments and Observations on Iodine, read June 16, 1814. Extract from: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London for the Year 1814. Slim 4to, pp. 487-507. Stapled. ---- 4. Some experiments on a solid compound of iodine and oxygene, and on its chemical agencies, read April 20, 1815. Extract from: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London for the Year 1815. 4to, pp. 203-213. Stapled. ---- 5. On the actions of acids on the salts usually called hyperoxymuriates, and on the gases produced from them, read May 4, 1815. Extract from: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London for the Year 1815. 4to, pp. 214-219. Stapled. ---- 6. On the Phaenomena of Volcanoes, read March 20, 1828. Extract from: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London for the Year 1828. 4to, pp. 241-250. Stapled. ----- 7. WHEATLEY, Henry B. Sir Humphry Davy, BART., P.R.S. Born December 17, 1778. Died May 29, 1829. Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England, Vol.65, 1904, 8vo, 26 pp..

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        Studies and Designs by Richard Wilson Done at Rome in the Year 1752

      Oxford: R. Archer, 1811. Pp. (4), 8, (2) list of subscribers. Titlepage and 50 other soft ground mounted etchings by Whessel after Ricard Wilson. Bound in later but not recent 1/2 morocco with heraldic bookplate on front pastedown of Geoffrey Clegg Hutchinson. Extremities rubbed, some foxing on mounts of the etchings. With it, probably contemporary, letter cover addressed to John Letchmere, [one of the subscribers] Steeple Aston with pen and ink sketch of boats on verso. Affixed to rear end paper is leaf of phrenological drawings of the human head with the name 'Sir John Dashwood' written on it. Also affixed is folding 2pp ms note with sketches, on 'proportions of the Face and Head' taken from 'The Artist's Vade Mecum' [published 1762].. 1st Ed. Half-Leather. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Richard Wilson. 29.0 x 22.0 Cm.

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        THE HISTORY OF GEORGIA, CONTAINING BRIEF SKETCHES OF THE REMARKABLE EVENTS, UP TO THE PRESENT DAY

      Savannah: Seymour and Williams, 1811. Two volumes. (vii, 376; vii, 424). Marbled boards, new endpapers. Free and bottom edges untrimmed. Spines stamped in gilt. Spines are sunned to brown as is usually the case. Top of spine for Volume 2 has a small spot of fraying. Volume 2 is dated 1816. Original wrappers and spines are bound-in. Moderate to heavy foxing of preliminary pages. Previous owner's name top of title-page of Volume 2 dated 1816. Old water-stain bottom edge of Volume 1. Embossed library stamp top of title-page of both volumes. Several marginal notations in pencil. The history ends in the year 1783. Streeter 2:1161 calls this "a fundamental Georgia history and chief source on the border wars with the Creeks and Cherokees. This is one of the rarest state histories". Also cited in Howes M33, Sabin 42973.. First Edition. 1/4 Green Morocco. Rebound/No Jacket. Octavo.

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        The American Trader's Compendium: Containing the Laws, Customs, and

      1811. Montefiore's Synopsis of American Commercial Law Montefiore, J[oshua] [1762-1843]. The American Trader's Compendium; Containing the Laws, Customs, and Regulations of the United States, Relative to Commerce. Including the Most Useful Precedents Adapted to General Business. Dedicated by Permission to the Honorable William Tilghman, Chief Justice of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia: Published by Samuel R. Fisher, 1811. xii, 304 pp. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5"). Contemporary sheep, blind rules to boards, blind fillets and lettering piece to spine. Some rubbing with wear to extremities, a few minor scuffs to boards, front joint starting at foot. Offsetting to margins, toning to text. Early owner signatures (of J. Knapp and Samuel Clark) to preliminaries and title page, interior otherwise clean. An appealing copy. * With forms. Topics are arranged alphabetically. A member of a distinguished family of Jewish merchants in London, Montefiore was a solicitor who moved to the United States after the War of 1812. He published several works on commercial law. This one offers a "well-digested arrangement...of the various topics of information, which are not only requisite to constitute the well-informed business man, but to protect him against those artifices and impositions, to which, from the hurry of business, and the want of ready information, he may be daily exposed" (Preface). Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 2430.

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        [ENGRAVING AND CONCEPT ART FOR THE VULTUR GRYPHUS FROM HUMBOLDT'S Recueil d'observations de zoologie et d'anatomie comparée...]

      [Paris. 1811].. One handcolored print, together with the manuscript proof artwork for the engraving. Engraving measures 14 x 10 1/4 inches, proof art measures 12 x 9 1/4 inches. Minor soiling and wear. Each piece matted. Very good. Engraving of the Vulture Gryphus, together with the original artwork, from the second part of the VOYAGE DE HUMBOLDT ET BONPLAND... published in Paris from 1805-1834. This work is one of the most important publications resulting from the expedition to America in 1799-1804 of the great German scientist and explorer, Alexander von Humboldt, and the botanist, Aimé Bonpland. During their extensive trip, the two gathered masses of material relating to all aspects of the New World, and their work in the field and in publication set a new standard for scientific exploration and reporting. Humboldt and Bonpland sought to investigate geography, natural history, archaeology, and native customs. Their field explorations were supplemented by extensive research in Europe. The series of publications began in 1805 and took decades, with the work being issued in parts. The present engraving and art are from the second part, devoted to zoological life. There are subtle differences that go beyond size between the two images. In the engraving the Vultur Gryphus, or Andean Condor, is shown standing atop a rock, facing right, with the skull of a multi-horned sheep at its feet. In the concept art, which is slightly smaller in scale, the condor faces left and stands on a flat green expanse; the sheep skull at its feet still bears small tufts of curling fleece and blood. The coloring is also slightly different, with the bird in the engraving sporting more bluish feathers than its original counterpart. The bottom of the original piece is dated "A. Humboldt del. 1802. Leopold Müller pertec. 1806." An interesting example of original working material from one of the classics of natural history. Humboldt's library, with much of the working material for his book, was destroyed in a fire in the Sotheby's warehouse in 1861, and any artifacts from the work are rare.

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        [Romantic poetry library of a contemporary gentleman,

      London: John Murray / Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown / William Miller / White and Co. / Gale and Co.; and Edinburgh: Archibald Constable & Company / John Ballantyne and Co.,, 1811-1821. comprising,] by Lord Byron: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, a Romaunt [Cantos I and II]; and other poems; Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto the Fourth.; Sardanapalus, A Tragedy. The Two Foscari, A Tragedy. Cain, A Mystery.; Marino Faliero, Doge of Venice. An Historical Tragedy, in Five Acts. With Notes. The Prophecy of Dante, A Poem.; and Works. In two volumes, 1815, containing within: The Giaour, a fragment of A Turkish Tale.; The Bride of Abydos. A Turkish Tale.; The Corsair; A Tale.; Lara, A Tale.; Hebrew Melodies,; The Siege of Corinth. A Poem. Parsinia. A Poem.; The Field of Waterloo; a Poem. By Walter Scott,; The Prisoner of Chillon and other Poems.; Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. Canto the Third.; Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte.; Monody on the death of The Right Honourable R. B. Sheridan...; Poems.; The Lament of Tasso.; Manfred, a Dramatic Poem.; and Beppo, a Venetian Story.; by Walter Scott: The Lady of the Lake. A Poem.; The Vision of Don Roderick, and other poems.; The Lay of the Last Minstrel, A Poem; Rokeby, A Poem.; The Lord of the Isles; A Poem.; and Marmion: A Tale of Flodden Field.; by Thomas Moore: Lalla Rookh, an Oriental Romance.; and by Mary Tighe: Psyche, with other poems. 14 volumes, octavo (213 × 138 mm). Uniformly bound in contemporary tan half calf, brown cloth sides with Greek key pattern blind roll, spine gilt-ruled in compartments with two red morocco title labels to each. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Tighe to Psyche. Some marks and light rubbing to covers, foxing to early and late leaves, but on the whole a remarkably sound, presentable set in very good condition. A classic library set of poetry from the Romantic period, collecting works by Lord Byron (including 12 first editions), Walter Scott, Thomas Moore and Mary Tighe, the whole set uniformly bound in contemporary half-calf and giving an excellent picture of the poetic tastes of a gentleman during this ten year period of immense Romantic productivity. The set's owner was Joseph Guy Jr., of Blandford House, whose ink ownership inscriptions, dated 1815, appear on tipped-in blank bookplates in each of the Scott titles (except the Lay of the Last Minstrel, which just bears the inscription "Guy" to the first blank), and also appear on the title pages of many of the individual works bound together in the second of the two "Byron's Works" volumes, these dated 1817. Guy was author of a number educative school books, and also literary anthologies such as "Guy's Learner's Poetic Task Book, a Selection from the Modern British Poets" (1849), and "Guy's New Speaker, Selections of Poetry and Prose from the Best Writers in the English Language" (1852). Guy is buried at the cemetery in Highgate, where Byron, in Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, remembered the farcical ceremony popular at the time, in which visitors were coaxed to swear hedonistic oaths on the horns of a stag, "Many to the steep of Highgate hie; / Ask, ye Baeceotian shades! the reason why? / 'Tis to the worship of the solemn Horn, / Grasped in the holy hand of Mystery, / In whose dread name both men and maids are sworn, / And consecrate the oath with draught and dance till morn." (Canto I, stanza 70) Lord Byron (1788-1824) was, perhaps, the original international celebrity (as a person whose very character, let alone whose work, was obsessed over by people from most levels of society), and he was certainly the quintessential Romantic. Guy was an assiduous collector of Byron's works, and the six volumes included here contain 12 individual first editions. The set comprises: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, a Romaunt [Cantos I and II]; and other poems. Tenth Edition, 1815 (the first two cantos originally published in 1812); Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto the Fourth. 1818 (first edition); Sardanapalus, A Tragedy. The Two Foscari, A Tragedy. Cain, A Mystery. 1821 (first edition, with the half title); Marino Faliero, Doge of Venice. An Historical Tragedy, in Five Acts. With Notes. The Prophecy of Dante, A Poem. 1821 (first edition, first issue with the fewer lines to the speeches on p. 151 and p. 154 as called for, with the half title); and the first collected Works of the Right Hon. Lord Byron, in two volumes each with an overall title page dated 1815, and containing a number of individual first editions. The first volume containing: The Giaour, a fragment of A Turkish Tale. The Tenth Edition, 1814 (originally published in 1813); The Bride of Abydos. A Turkish Tale. Eleventh Edition, 1815 (originally published in 1813); The Corsair; A Tale. Eighth Edition, 1815 (originally published in 1814); Lara, A Tale. Fourth Edition, 1814 (originally publisher in the same year); Hebrew Melodies, 1815 (first edition, with the half title, the collection containing some of Byron's best known lyrics including "She Walks in Beauty"); The Siege of Corinth. A Poem. Parsinia. A Poem. 1816 (first edition, with the half title); and The Field of Waterloo; a Poem. By Walter Scott, 1815 (first edition, with the half-title, this the first published of many poems on the subject of Waterloo by numerous poets including Byron himself; curiously bound in among Byron's collected works perhaps because also published by John Murray); and the second volume containing: The Prisoner of Chillon and other Poems. 1816 (first edition, with the half title, first issue with E8 recto blank, and Murray's November, 1816 catalogue at rear); Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. Canto the Third. 1816 (first edition, with the half title); Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte. Twelfth Edition, 1816 (originally published in 1814); Monody on the death of The Right Honourable R. B. Sheridan... 1816 (first edition, with the half title); Poems. 1816 (first edition, with the half title, including Stanzas for Music, "There's not a joy the world can give like that it takes away..."); The Lament of Tasso. 1817 (first edition, with the half title); Manfred, a Dramatic Poem. 1817 (first edition, with the half title, third issue with the Hamlet quotation on title page); and Beppo, a Venetian Story. Fifth Edition. 1818 (originally published in the same year). Walter Scott (1771-1832) was, on a level with his friend Byron, the most famous literary figure of the age. He is acknowledged to have almost single-handedly popularised, if not quite invented, the genre of the novel, though what is represented in this set is his extensive poetic output (Scott declined the offered position of Poet Laureate in 1813, letting it go to Southey). Included in this poetic library are: his popular Lady of the Lake, 1811 (already in its ninth edition in the year after its first publication in 1810); The Vision of Don Roderick, and other poems, 1811 (second edition, published in the same year as the first, though here with smaller poems added for the first time), Scott's historical poem set in 8th century Spain during the Moorish occupation, in which Roderic, the last Visigothic King of Spain, witnesses Spain's destiny prophesied up to its liberation from Napoleon by Wellington's recent victories on the Peninsula (proceeds of the sale went to raise funds for Portugal); The Lay of the Last Minstrel, A Poem, 1812 (thirteenth edition, originally published in 1805), Scott's much-loved romantic narrative poem, set in the Borders during the 16th century, which spawned a "tourist rush" on the picturesque ruins of Melrose Abbey; his chivalric romance poem Rokeby, 1813 (second edition published in the same year as the first), set during the Civil War; The Lord of the Isles, 1815 (fifth edition published in the same year as the first), Scott's patriotic historical romance relating Robert the Bruce's battle for Scottish independence, returning from exile in the Western isles to fight the English at Bannockburn; and Marmion: A Tale of Flodden Field, 1815 (ninth edition, originally published in 1808), a romantic epic set against the backdrop of the 16th century war between Henry VIII of England and James IV of Scotland. Thomas Moore (1779-1852) was an Irish poet and songwriter closely acquainted with Byron. He is infamous for having burnt, in John Murray's fireplace, Byron's memoirs, judging them to be too damningly honest after Byron entrusted them to him as literary executor. His Lalla Rookh, an oriental romance in prose and verse, was first published in 1817, and had already, as here, gone into a fifth edition in the same year. The copy contains a publisher's slip asserting copyright, "that Mr. James Power, of the Strand, Music Seller, is the only person authorised by them to publish the Songs of Verses in this Work connected with Music" - a cautionary provision showing just how popular, and therefore profitable, Moore was as a songwriter at the time. He went on to publish Letters and Journals of Lord Byron, with Notices of his Life in 1830. Mary Tighe (1772-1810) was an Anglo-Irish poet acquainted with Thomas Moore, who admired and supported her writing. Her long poem in Spenserian stanzas "Psyche", the only poem published in her lifetime, was printed in 1805 in an edition of 50 copies, and admired by many in Thomas Moore's circle. In "To Mrs Henry Tighe on reading her Psyche" (1805) Moore wrote: "One maid there was, who round her lyre / The mystic myrtle wildly wreath'd;? / But all her sighs were sighs of fire, / The myrtle wither'd as she breath'd." Like Keats (who read Tighe, paid tribute to her in his poem "To Some Ladies", and whose poetry, from his Spenserian early poems, through his Endymion and to his Ode to Psyche, bear some parallels to Tighe's), Tighe died of tuberculosis before ever gaining real public recognition, but a posthumous edition published in 1811 made her reputation. The inclusion of a fourth edition copy of Psyche, 1812, published only a year after the one that made her name, in a Romantic library set such as this alongside literary giants like Byron, Scott and Moore, attests to her place in the romantic canon of the time.

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        The Present Picture of New South Wales; Illustrated with Four Large Coloured Views, From Drawings Taken on the Spot, of Sydney. with a Plan of the Colony.

      John Booth, London 1811 - With fine folding colored map, lacking the 4 plates. Off setting on the title page, otherwise a nice clean copy. 3/4 leather over marbled boards; corners bumped, spine worn. London: John Booth, 1811. First Edition. Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Travels in the south of Spain in letters writen A. D. 1809 and 1810.

      London, Printed for J. Johnson and Co. St. Paul's Church-Yard and W. Miller, 1811 - -21,5 x 27 cm.- , XVI + 36 págs. + 4 hs. + 407 págs. + 13 láminas, de la que 9 son desplegables. Enc. en plena piel de época. Ejemplar muy limpio. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Treatise On Bridge Architecture In Which The Superior Advantages Of The Flying Pendent Lever Bridge Are Fully Proved With An Historical Account And Description Of Different Bridges Erected In Various Parts Of The World, From An Early Period, Down To The Present Time

      NY: Printed for the Author by Alexander Niven, 1811. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. orange speckled boards, modern leather back. Very good in fine clamshell box with leather spine label printed in gilt./No Dust Jacket. 288 pages. 23 1/2 x 15 cm. Eighteen engraved plates, errata slip and List of Subscribers. KARPEL B455. "First and only edition of the first systematic and analytical work on bridges to appear in the United States.........`The flying pendent lever bridge' as proposed by Pope was, in limited applications, perfectly sound, and became the basis of the later cantilever bridge." Pope wanted to span the East River and the Hudson, but never had the opportunity. HITCHCOCK 946. RINK 2658. SABIN 64123. SHAW SHOEMAKER 23721. Uncut, scattered text browning and foxing, latter mostly marginal, early owner inscription front free endpaper.

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        MEMOIRS Of The LIFE Of The RIGHT HONOURABLE SIR JOHN EARDLEY WILMOT, Knt. Late Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas, and One of His Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council: with Some Original Letters.

      Printed by J. Nichols and Son., London: 1811 - Frontis portrait of Sir Wilmot. Per the DNB, "Wilmot discharged his responsibilities on the bench with integrity and ability. and was highly respected by his peers. . [though his longing] for a quieter life overpowered him. Not only did he decline the Lord Chancellorship yet again, on Camden's resignation in 1770, but by year's end he had determined to resign from Common Pleas. He resigned on 26 January 1771 but remained a privy councillor until 1782. He died at his house in Great Ormond Street, London, on 5 February 1792." General extremity wear. Armorial bookplate of "John Drinkwater". A VG copy of an uncommon work. Period brown half calf with green marbled paper boards. 8vo: [A]^2 B - Q^8 R^1. 9-3/4" x 5-3/4". 2nd Edition, With Additions. [4], 241, [1] pp (including Index). Errata last page. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MEMOIRS Of The LIFE Of The RIGHT HONOURABLE SIR JOHN EARDLEY WILMOT, Knt. Late Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas, and One of His Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council: with Some Original Letters

      London:: Printed by J. Nichols and Son.... 1811.. 8vo: [A]^2 B - Q^8 R^1. 9-3/4" x 5-3/4". 2nd Edition, With Additions. [4], 241, [1] pp (including Index). Errata last page.. Period brown half calf with green marbled paper boards.. General extremity wear. Armorial bookplate of "John Drinkwater". A. VG copy of an uncommon work.. Per the DNB, "Wilmot discharged his responsibilities on the bench with integrity and ability... and was highly respected by his peers. .... [though his longing] for a quieter life overpowered him. Not only did he decline the Lord Chancellorship yet again, on Camden's resignation in 1770, but by year's end he had determined to resign from Common Pleas. He resigned on 26 January 1771 but remained a privy councillor until 1782. He died at his house in Great Ormond Street, London, on 5 February 1792." . Frontis portrait of Sir Wilmot.

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        MEMOIRS Of The LIFE Of The RIGHT HONOURABLE SIR JOHN EARDLEY WILMOT, Knt. Late Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas, and One of His Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council: with Some Original Letters

      Printed by J. Nichols and Son... London:: Printed by J. Nichols and Son.... 1811.. 8vo: [A]^2 B - Q^8 R^1. 9-3/4" x 5-3/4". 2nd Edition, With Additions. [4], 241, [1] pp (including Index). Errata last page.. Period brown half calf with green marbled paper boards.. General extremity wear. Armorial bookplate of "John Drinkwater". A. VG copy of an uncommon work.. Per the DNB, "Wilmot discharged his responsibilities on the bench with integrity and ability... and was highly respected by his peers. .... [though his longing] for a quieter life overpowered him. Not only did he decline the Lord Chancellorship yet again, on Camden's resignation in 1770, but by year's end he had determined to resign from Common Pleas. He resigned on 26 January 1771 but remained a privy councillor until 1782. He died at his house in Great Ormond Street, London, on 5 February 1792." . Frontis portrait of Sir Wilmot.

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        SIR HUMPHRY DAVY: A group of 7 important papers on chemical and geological subjects (journal extracts).

      - 1. On A Combination of Oxymuriatic Gas and Oxygene Gas, read February 21, 1811. Extract from: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London for the Year 1811, Part One, pub. 1811, slim 4to, pp. 155-162. Modern stapled wrappers. ---- 2. On Some Combinations of Phosphorus and Sulphur, and On Some Other Subjects of Chemical Enquiry, read June 18, 1812. Extract from: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London for the Year 1812. Slim 4to, pp. 405-415. Stapled. Paper somewhat frayed and soiled at margins. ---- 3. Further Experiments and Observations on Iodine, read June 16, 1814. Extract from: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London for the Year 1814. Slim 4to, pp. 487-507. Stapled. ---- 4. Some experiments on a solid compound of iodine and oxygene, and on its chemical agencies, read April 20, 1815. Extract from: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London for the Year 1815. 4to, pp. 203-213. Stapled. ---- 5. On the actions of acids on the salts usually called hyperoxymuriates, and on the gases produced from them, read May 4, 1815. Extract from: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London for the Year 1815. 4to, pp. 214-219. Stapled. ---- 6. On the Phaenomena of Volcanoes, read March 20, 1828. Extract from: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London for the Year 1828. 4to, pp. 241-250. Stapled. ----- 7. WHEATLEY, Henry B. Sir Humphry Davy, BART., P.R.S. Born December 17, 1778. Died May 29, 1829. Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England, Vol.65, 1904, 8vo, 26 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Historical Inquiries, Concerning Forests and Forest Laws, with Topographical Remarks, upon the Ancient and Modern State of the New Forest, in the County of Southampton

      London: T. Payne, 1811. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Recent antique style quarter-leather and marbled boards with a gilt lettered red leather title-piece within a gilt ruled spine compartment; binding and contents very firm, clean and bright with no inscriptions, no damp-stains and no splits; also, this copy not from a library and so no such stamps or labels. Size: Folio: 310mm x 255mm; collation: [4], iii, [3], vi, 227, [1, Errata], frontispiece engraved by C. Sheringham and a hand-coloured fold-out map; half-title present. Very scarce.

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        Persia

      London: Caldell & Davies, 1811. unbound. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 19.75" x 27.5". This map of Persia covers the regions of modern-day Iraq, Iran, Bahrain, and Afghanistan and includes part of the modern-day United Arab Emirates. It extends from the Black Sea in the west to the Thar Desert in the east, and from the Caucasus Mountains in the north to the Arabian Sea in the south. Towns, villages, castles, and some ancient ruins, including those of Babylon, Bagdad, and Bossra, are all labeled. As was common in this period of British cartography, the map also details mountains, deserts, swamps, lakes and river systems in a crisp and clear fashion. In fact, Pinkerton is so dedicated to accuracy here that, in the face of an unknown fact, he chooses to acknowledge it rather than cover it up: Lake Van, a then-unconfirmed lake in what is today eastern Turkey (ancient Armenia), is thus labeled as "doubtful." The map was published in the 1815 editione of Pinkerton's Modern Atlas and is dated September 1st, 1811. The map is in excellent condition with few chips or tears, not affecting the image, and an overall bright impression. John Pinkerton (1758-1826) was a prominent English mapmaker known for his large and impeccably detailed maps. In this manner, his work marks a turning point from the earlier emphasis on decoration toward a greater emphasis on information. This map is a fine example of his work.

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

      LONDON: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 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.

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        The Works of Richard Hurd, D.D. Lord Bishop of Worcester.

      London: Printed for T.Cadell and W.Davies, 1811 - In 8 vols. Blue cloth backed paper boards, light stained, sl.rubbed at edge and spine faded. Engraved illus to title page of each vol., portrait to vol.I.and illus.to p.9 of vol.III. Repaired with new e.ps. Edges darkened. 23x15cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ALS to Princess de Salm-Dyck

      Paris,: June, 1811.. 4 pp. autograph letter signed Leschenault, 22 x 17.5 cm., neat and legible; very good. A second letter from Leschenault to his friend the Princess Constance de Salm-Dyck, discussing in more detail his scientific projects and giving a real insight into his social environment, not least for his joking ambition to become a professor because the French Ministry persist in denying him the Merino sheep he is keen to study.The letter begins with Leschenault's gracious compliments on Salm-Dyck's poetry, commenting that he had rushed around to his bookseller Contraba to get a review by one Puguiet in the Courrier de l'Europe, but had been disappointed to find it sold out. He goes on to indulge his taste for a bit of enigmatic gossip about another lady, before giving a more substantial account of his work on the Malay dictionary, warmly mentioning the support he has received from his good friend, the famous orientalist Louis-Mathieu LanglËs (interestingly, in the French national archives are some letters from LanglËs also to Salm-Dyck, where he confirms the aid given and how absorbed Leschenault was by his Malay language project). Leschenault also mentions that the project has had some help from the important Parisian publisher Didot.Leschenault also mentions and recommends some articles of his own that had appeared in the Annals of the Museum of Natural History, and the equally important Annales des Voyages (Leschenault published several articles on the scientific results of the Baudin voyage in these periodicals in 1810 and 1811, and was evidently rather pleased with them). He goes on to make another comment on his continued hope of acquiring a Merino sheep, but that he is rebuffed by the Minister in his hopes of being a shepherd, perhaps he will have to become a teacher instead... The letter ends with Leschenault boasting of the way in which he had got one of his nephews into the Marine academy in Brest at a much reduced fee - no doubt by using his current status as a famous voyager.

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

      London: J. Maynard and F. Zinke, 1811. Three volumes complete - Volume One - lxxi, [1], 360pp; Volume Two - vi, 514pp and Volume Three - v, [1], 448pp, [50]. Full contemporary sprinkled calf, smooth backs divided into six panels by gilt rules, calf title label to second panel, volume label to fifth, remaining panels with central quadrilobe device in gilt. Spines faded, labels chipped, especially to volume one, small amount of loss to foot of spine of volume three, rubbed to extremities, abrasion to foot of upper cover of volume three. Previous owner's name to head of titles, minor browning, generally clean and fairly bright. Booksellers ticket to front pastedown of volume one. Kress B.5916 . Reprint. Full Calf. Good+. 8vo.

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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.. Five octavo text volumes plus large folio atlas. Text: Half titles. Folding engraved map, folding engraved geographical cross-section profile printed in brown. Atlas: Letterpress half title, titlepage, and 4pp. description of the "Cartes Géographiques et Physiques contenus dans l'Atlas Mexicain." Eighteen engraved maps, plates, and charts on 19 sheets (numbered 1-20), comprised of: engraved map on two double-page sheets; three maps on double-page sheet; eight maps on single page; one map and four graphs on single page; four single- page maps; two folding geographical cross-section profiles printed in brown and black; folding geographical cross-section profile printed in black; folding geographical cross-section profile printed in brown and black; two single-page views printed in brown; single- page plate of diagrams. Text: Contemporary blue paper boards, spines gilt, red morocco label. Atlas: Expertly bound to style in half dark blue morocco over contemporary marbled boards, spine uniform to the text volumes, contemporary marbled endpapers. Very good. Provenance: Earl Fitzwilliam (Milton Hall book label on the pastedown of the atlas). 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 traveler 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." COWAN, p.296 (ref). GRAFF 2009 (ref). HILL 843 (ref). HOWES H786. PALAU 116974. PHILLIPS ATLASES I:2682. REESE & MILES, CREATING AMERICA 23 (ref). SABIN 33713. SCHWARTZ & EHRENBERG, p.127, plate 139. STREETER SALE 195 (ref). WAGNER-CAMP 7a:2. WHEAT TRANSMISSISSIPPI 272, 273, 274, 275.

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        Oeuvres Dramatiques de N. Destouches, précédée d'une notice sur la vie et les ouvrages de cet auteur (par M. Salgues). Tome premier - sixième.

      Lefèvre,, Paris, 1811 - 6 Bde. Paris, Lefèvre, 1811. 8°. XXXVI + 534 + 1, 501 + 2, 562 + 1, 570 + 1, 470 + 1, 530 + 1 S. OLd. der Zeit. Nouvelle Edition. In franz. Sprache. Mit dem gestochenen Porträt nach Berruer-Choquet und acht Kupfertafeln nach Lafitte. Sander 474; Brunet II, 653; Ebert 6024. - Exlibris a. V., leicht stockfleckig, kl. Fehlstellen an oberen Kapitalen, leichte Gbrsp., tlw. etw. bestossen. Schöne Exemplare mit aufwendiger Kantenvergoldung und Goldschnitt sowie zweiteiligen RSchildchen. - Um 1705 erhielt Destouches, (1680 - 1754), in Paris Anschluss an Roger Brulart de Sillery, Marquis de Puysieux, den französischen Chefdiplomaten (ab 1697) für die schweizerischen Kantone, und trat in seine Dienste. Über ihn erhielt er gesellschaftliche und literarische Kontakte, u. a. zu dem arrivierten Autor Nicolas Boileau, der ihn ermutigte zu schreiben. 1710 begleitete er Puysieulx in die Schweiz, wo er sein erstes Stück zur Aufführung brachte, Le Curieux impertinent (der unverschämte Neugierige). Dieses wurde von der Pariser Comédie-Francaise übernommen, und auch die nachfolgenden Stücke, L'Ingrat (der Undankbare, 1712), L'Irrésolu (der Unentschlossene, 1713), Le Médisant (der Verleumder, 1715) oder Le Jaloux (der Eifersüchtige, 1716) kamen dort erfolgreich heraus. 1717 ging er mit Guillaume Dubois auf diplomatische Mission nach London, und blieb als Botschaftssekretär bis 1723 dort. Nach seiner Rückkehr erhielt er das adelnden Amt eines „königlichen Türwächters" (Garde de la porte du Roi) und wurde in die Academie Francaise aufgenommen. Nach seinen Abschied 1825 zog er sich auf ein Gut bei Melun zurück und wendete sich ganz der Literatur zu. (Zitat) Französisch

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        L.A.S. (au maréchal Soult).

      Almandralejo, 14 mai 1811, 6h du soir. - 1 pp. 1_2 in-folio ; accompagnée de son bulletin analytique des Archives du duc de Dalmatie. Belle lettre militaire faisant état d'une reconnaissance lors de la campagne en Castille ; "(.) Je suis arrivé ici sans rencontrer l'ennemi qui s'est retiré hier sur Ozenchel et Sta-Martha (.). J'ai envoyé des détachements sur Merida, Lobon et La Sotaira (.). Le Gal Briche est à Ozenchel avec ses quatre Régt (.). La Division anglaise qui avait paru à Balatezar a passé ici hier venant de Campanario, elle s'est dirigée sur Sta-Martha. Il parait que Badajoz n'est attaqué vivement que depuis trois jours (.) Il parait que les Anglais concentrent leurs forces à Sta-Marta, Vavelde et à Albuhera. Le Q.G. de Beresford est à Olivenza. Mr le colonel Hulot donnera à V.E. tous les renseignements que nous aurons pu nous procurer lorsque nos reconnaissances rentreront (.)." Général de cavalerie après Austerlitz fin décembre 1805, fait baron d'Empire en juin1808, Victor de Fay de La Tour-Maubourg (1768-1850) avait été envoyé en Espagne sous Bessières, participa à la prise de Madrid, fut ensuite placé sous Victor, puis nommé provisoirement commandant le 5e Corps à la place de Mortier en mai 1811. En juillet 1811, il commanda une division de cavalerie sous Soult avant d'être nommé à la réserve de l'Armée d'Andalousie en novembre 1811, puis commandant la cavalerie de la Grande Armée en 1812 pour la campagne de Russie. Blessé à la Moskowa, il aura la cuisse emportée par un boulet à Wachau en 1813.

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        The Miscellaneous Works of Tobias Smollett, M.D. With Memoirs of His Life and Writings By Robert Anderson [6 vols]

      Printed for Silvester Doig & Andrew Stirling, Edimburgi 1811 - All volumes bound in half brown leather with raised bands and gilt decorations to the spine; black title plates. Marbled paper over boards. Previous ownership stamps to the front endpage of each volume. There is also a one inch square clipped from the upper edge of the front endpage of each. Usual shelfwear to the boards and the spines. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        AN HISTORICAL AND DESCRIPTIVE ACCOUNT OF THE PERUVIAN SHEEP CALLED CARNEROS de la TIERRA; and of the experiments made by the Spaniards to improve the respective breeds

      London, printed for John Harding, 1811.. To which is added, An Account of a successful Attempt to domesticate the Vicuna in England, and a Recommendation of this Species to cross with our native Flocks. FIRST EDITION, 1811. 8vo, approximately 215 x 135 mm, 8¼ x 5¼ inches, 5 hand coloured plates, including frontispiece, pages: vi, [7]-184, last page blank, bound in contemporary full tan calf, dark maroon gilt lettered label, extra gilt spine, double gilt rule to borders of covers, narrow gilt dentelles and gilt decoration to edges of covers, marbled endpapers and edges. Binding slightly rubbed with a few small marks and light scratches, plates have pale offset from text, some light patchy browning to text, mostly to the first part of the book, endpapers age-browned, shelf label of Kimbolton Castle library, otherwise a very attractive copy. See: Joseph Sabin, A Dictionary of Books relating to America, 101223. Kimbolton Castle in Kimbolton, Cambridgeshire, is best known as the final home of King Henry VIII's first queen, Catherine of Aragon. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The New Chronicles of England and France, In Two Parts

      London. F.C. and J. Rivington et al. 1811. Handsomely bound in full diced calfskin. Blind embossed decorative boarders to covers. Gilt ruled spine compartments with blind embossed and gilt tooled motifs. Gilt tooled raised bands. Gilt titled morocco labels. Thick, tall 4to. 9" x 11.75". First Ellis Edition - the sole modern edition. Illustrated by a fold-out copper plate engraved Frontis and a woodcut of a heraldic shield en texte. Robert Fabyan (died 1513), chronicler, was born in London, of which he became an Alderman and Sheriff. He kept a diary of notable events, which he expanded into a chronicle entitled, The Concordance of Histories. It covers the period from the arrival of Brutus in England to the death of through the reign of Elizabeth I , and deals mainly with the affairs of London. It was first published in 1515, with the title of The New Chronicles of England and France. Volume has been fastidiously rebacked to lavish effect. Covers moderately rubbed with some darkening and blemishes. Professionally re-enforced corners gently bumped. Usual minor scattered foxing and offset. A very attractive, extremely bright and crisp copy.

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        A NEW MAP of NORTH AMERICA from the latest Authorities

      London., 1811. Copper engraving. Original colour. Good condition, however, some there is offsetting and some margins are chipped and brittle. Size: 52 x 46 cm. (20½ x 18 inches) Beautiful map of North America showing just above the Arctic Circle in the north, to Nicaragua in the south. The United States are shown up to the border of the Mississipi, west of that has sparse detail apart from the west coast, and the Rockies or 'Stony Mountains'. John Cary was considered 'the most representative, able and prolific of English cartographers'. Tooley says, 'As an engraver he was elegant and exact with fine clear lettering and great delicacy of touch'. Taken from Cary's New Universal Atlas.

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        An ecclesiastical history, ancient and modern : from the birth of Christ to the beginning of the eighteenth century ... / By the late learned John Laurence Mosheim ... ; Translated from the Original Latin ... [complete in 6 volumes]

      London : Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies ..., 1811. New Edition. Physical description: 6 v. ; 22 cm. Contents: v. 1. From the birth of Christ to Constantine the Great. -- v. 2. [From 400 A. D. To 1100 A. D. ] -- v. 3. [From 1100 A. D. To 1500 A. D. ] -- v.4. From the beginning of the Reformation by Luther to the present times [i. E. , 1615]. -- v. 5. [From 1600 A. D. To 1700 A. D. ] -- v. 6. [From 1700 A. D. To 1800 A. D. ]. Subjects: Mennonites - History. Society of Friends - History. Community of True Inspiration - History. Church history - Early works to 1800. Missions - Early works to 1800. Bibliography - Early printed books - 1811. Full edition statement: A new edition in six volumes, continued, to the end of the eighteenth century, By Charles Coote ... And furnished with an additional appendix to the first book, by the Right Rev. Dr. George Gleig of Stirling. Finely bound copies in modern aniline calf-backed, marbled boards. Gilt-blocked leather labels to spine, with raised bands and gilt-decorated spine compartments. Some tanning evident to page margins. Remains particularly well-preserved overall. Provenance: From the library of Eric George Hatfield Moody with his bookplate facing the title page of each volume. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.

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        Memorandum Relating to a View of the Islands in Controversy Between

      1811. Strong, George Washington [1783-1855]. [Huntington, Long Island, New York]. Memorandum Relating to a View of the Islands in Controversy Between Nicoll and the Town of Huntington [caption title]. [New York, 21 June 1811]. 12 leaves comprising 21 manuscript pages. Quarto (8" x 6"). Ribbon-stitched notebook in heavy glazed card stock covers, contemporary manuscript title to front cover. Some soiling, edgewear and minor stains to exterior, vertical fold line through center of item. Text in small neat hand, date and Strong's signature at end of text. Some toning, light foxing in places. * Prepared by George W. Strong, this memorandum documents an interesting phase of a New York Supreme Court case, issued out of the Court of Chancery of New York, in which a jury of six was impaneled to determine the facts pertaining to a land title dispute in an area of Huntington, Long Island (then part of Queens' County). This chancery case, Nicoll v. Trustees of Huntington, required the precise location of rivers, inlets, and islands cited in a 1688 patent for land on the south shore of Long Island. Strong's memorandum records the case in the Supreme Court, John Doe v. Richard Roe, a feigned issue or trial to determine the rights of the plaintiff to the disputed land. The plaintiff in the case was "William Nicoll, an Infant." In the present record of the first part of the Supreme Court trial, both the plaintiff and the Defendant, the Town of Huntington, were to appoint "shewers" [showers] who would go out and "view" the lands in dispute on June 17, 1811. It seems that over the decades since the original 1688 land patent and after some great storms, the terrain had changed and geographic references had to be "shewn" and "viewed" in order to determine Nicoll's standing to sue the Town of Huntington. The disputed lands were islands near the mouth of the "Connetquent" [Connetquot] river and near Fire Island, Captree Island, and Oak Island. The second part of the present record describes the actual viewing of the land that took place on June 17 and 19, 1811. In the present case, the judge ruled against Nicoll's claim. Despite this setback and after an appeal, the case continued in the Chancery Court who finally ruled, in 1814, that the plain

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        Album

      [Marshfield Hills, MA]. 2010. Unique artist&#39;s book, altered book / autograph album assemblage with white kid gloves, embroidered handkerchief, and cross-stitched pink ribbon marker found in album housed in black cloth custom-made box with colophon printed in blue italic by the artist, Dorothy Krause and signed by her in gold ink. Page size: 6 x 8 inches, 118pp. Bound: original autograph album with the owner&#39;s name, "Alma Blydenburge" stamped in gold on the front within decorative gilt rule, album rebound using original covers with black cloth spine and new sewing. Housed in custom-made black cloth over boards box opening in front with recesses for cross-stitched ribbon fixed to box at bottom edge, gloves and linen handkerchief fixed to box at left edge on specially built-up tray, album in recess at right of gloves, laid in over the new printed colophon and artist&#39;s statement; front panels close with black ribbon tie secured with pewter rondel 1 x 1.5 inches on front right panel, box made by Mary McCarthy. The artist&#39;s statement reveals that the name, "Alma Blydenburge" appears on the front cover of the album and that she was born in 1811 in Smithtown, Suffolk, New York. She was 21 when she began keeping the album in 1832. At about the same time she married Richard Smith. She died in 1883 at age 52. Ms. Krause has added illustrations by Charles Dana Gibson with pigment printed images transferred with alcohol gel onto the original album pages, combining the elegant, feminine penmanship found in the album with Gibson&#39;s characterizations of the American feminine ideal. The titlepage of the original album shows a mourning group picture of that usually reserved for the death of a child (published by J.C. Riker New York) revealing this to be an album of mourning lovingly compiled by the owner and her friends. There are five pages with original watercolors of flowers or plants and one calligraphic page. A charming look at a past that seems light years away from today. <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/10395.jpg >Image.</A><br>

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        An Essay on Maritime Loans, From the French; With Notes.

      1811 - Emerigon, Balthazard-Marie [1716-1785]. [Hall, John E., Translator]. An Essay on Maritime Loans, From the French; With Notes: To Which is Added an Appendix, Containing the Titles De Exercitoria Actione, De Lege Rhodia de Jactu, and De Nautico Foenore, Translated From the Digest and Code of Justinian. And the Title Des Contracts a la Grosse Aventure ou a Retour de Voyage, From the Marine Ordinance of Louis XIV. Baltimore: Published by Philip H. Nicklin & Co., 1811. xvi, [17]-313, [1] pp. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5-1/4"). Contemporary sheep, blind fillets to boards, lettering piece and blind fillets to spine. Light rubbing to extremities with some wear to edges of lettering piece, a few scuffs to boards along edges and joints, faint dampstaining along edges of boards. Light browning to text, occasional dampstaining and foxing, internally clean. * Only American edition. With notes and references to English and American cases. Emerigon was the leading French authority on commercial law. His work was held in the highest regard by English and American jurists. James Kent observed that "no subject in Emerigon is discussed without being exhausted." Lord Ellenborough said he was an "unrivalled" theorist and practical writer. This treatise on bottomry and respondentia is a useful companion to his treatises on maritime law and maritime insurance. Citations from Marvin, Legal Bibliography (1847) 293. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 7060. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        General Regulations and Orders for the Army. Adjutant General's Office, Horse-Guards. 1811

      1811 - Printed and sold by W. Clowes and Co., Northumberland-Court, Strand, London, Full contemporary red leather binding with gilt lettering on the spine and six gilt ruled compartments, gilt ruled borders to front and rear boards. xix, 326 pages. Half title, and title page, preface by Harry Calvert, Adjutant General, on behalf of The Prince Regent, contents, and index, followed by the regulations. Marbling to endpapers and also to the page edges. 5.75 X 8.75 inches. Very good copy, the leather is worn at the corners, and rubbed at most edges with some scuffing, and also age darkened, but all very sound and solid. Internally there is some foxing to some pages within the book , but predominately clean throughout. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Stockdale&#39;s Peerage of England, Scotland and Ireland Containing an Account of all the Peers of the United Kingdom. the Work Compiled and the Arms Engrave by Barak Longmate - [Complete in 2 Volumes]

      London : Printed For John Stockdale, Longman, Hurst, Rees Etc. , 1811. 1st Edition. Illus. Subject: Nobility - Great Britain. Nobility - Ireland. Associated reference; References by: OCLC 17590418. Goldsmiths&#39;-Kress no. 26629. Near fine set bound in later gilt-blocked navy buckram cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Scane and additional detail on request.

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        Machzor le-lejl ve-le-Jom ha-kipurim ke-minhag Polin, Mehrin Pehem, Hagar kolel kol ha-tefillot ve-ha-pijutim ve-ha-dinim ba- &#39;et ha-ze. Chelek seni

      Wien, Gedr. bei Georg Hraschansky 5571 [=1811].. 2°. 118 Bll. Ldr. d. Zt. m. Rückensch. Rü. u. Ecke restaur. Machsor (hebräisch ?????: Wiederholung, Zyklus), ist ursprünglich die (alt)jiddische Bezeichnung für den Sonnen- oder Mondzyklus, seit dem 13. Jahrhundert auch für den Zyklus der besonderen jüdischen Feiertage. Es handelt sich um ein Gebetbuch mit Gebeten und Stellen aus dem Tanach, die zu Feiertagen vorzulesen sind.

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