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        Specimens of the Early English Poets

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1811. Fourth edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Bookplate of Sir Thomas Baring (Probitate Et Labore -By honesty and toil) son of the founder of Baring's Bank (In 1802, Barings and Hope were called on to facilitate the largest land purchase in history - the Louisiana Purchase. Technically, the United States purchased Louisiana from Barings and Hope, not from Napoleon-Wikipedia) Three volumes in a contemporary dark tan leather binding with five gilt bands, maroon and brown title labels with gilt date (1811) and tooling to spines and gilt border to covers. Headbands and corners worn. Vol. II hinge tender, but holding.

      [Bookseller: Liberty Book Store IOBA FABA]
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        Exploratory Travels through the Western Territories of North America ... Performed in the years 1805, 1806, 1807

      London: Longman Hurst [et al.], 1811. First British edition. . Quarto, pp. xx, 436. Two maps, one of which is folding. Pike made the first American exploration of the Southwest, under US government auspices: it is consequently the foundation of any collection on that area. Most of this region was Spanish territory at the time,which led to Pike's arrest, with his entire party, above Santa Fe; he was sent to Chihuahua for trial. After considerable delay, and the confiscation of all his notes, maps, etc., he was escorted through Texas back to Louisiana. Pike called attention to the weakness of the Spanish defenses and the importance of the Santa Fe trade. The American first edition came out in 1810 in a very confused textual state; the British edition is much clearer due to the editor, Rees, who, "undertook to brink something like cosmos out of this chaos ... by weaving as much as he could of the matter of the Appendixes into the main text, or into the footnotes thereto, thereby greatly reducing the bulk of the appendicial texts." (Coues quoted in Wagner-Camp). The folding map shows some minor foxing, common with this map; otherwise the text is quite clean and fresh. The binding is 19th century 3/4 calf over marbled boards. There is a bookplate on the inside front board, otherwise no markings. Very nice copy.

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        Oeuvres de Gresset

      New edition. Chez Ant. Aug. Renouard Paris 1811 13x21cm 2 volumes reliés

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        LINNÉ, CARL von.

      Lachesis lapponica, or a tour in Lapland, now first published from the original manuscript journal of the celebrated Linnæus; by James Edward Smith. I-II. London, R. Taylor and co., 1811. 8:o. XVI,366,(2 blanka) + (2),306,(2) s. Med ett stort antal träsnitt i texten. Två ngt nötta samtida ljusbruna skinnbd med upphöjda bind, guldornerad och blindpressad ryggdekor i form av snöflingor och svarta titel- och deltiteletiketter samt marmorerade snitt och guldpräglade pärmbårder. Pärmsidorna har mönsterpressade rutmönster och pärmkanterna med nötta guldpräglade dekorationer. Ryggarna ngt blekta och skrapade. Främre falsarna spruckna och förstärkta. Bakre pärmen till del II med en lång repa. Bra inlagor med några enstaka obetydliga fläckar. I del II har läsbandet lämnat några spår på s. 44-45. Med sir Henry Pottingers och Joseph Boultbees exlibris, den senares endast i del I.. Soulsby A catalogue of the works of Linnæus 192. Bring Itineraria svecana 136. Schiötz Utlendigers reiser i Norge 608a*. Marklund Övre Norrland i litteraturen 3591. Varianten med bokhandelsreklam på sista bladet i del II. Första upplagan av Linnés lappländska resa, översatt av Carl Troilius. Resan företogs 1732 men kom ut på svenska först 1888. Träsnitten är utförda av R. T. Austin efter Linnés teckningar och föreställer djurarter, hantverksföremål, landskap m.m. I ett appendix till del II återges ett extrakt ur Wahlenbergs "berättelse om mätningar och observationer" i översättning av J. Dryander. Smith presenteras på titelbladet som "president of the Linnæan society" där manuskriptet till resan fortfarande förvaras. Smith utgav efter att ha förvärvat Linnés samlingar flera olika tidigare opublicerade arbeten av denne. Gunnar Brusewitz skrev om resan i artikeln "Naturskildraren Linné": "Lapplandsresan har med rätta ställts i främsta rummet ur litterär synpunkt, därför att vi där hundraprocentigt kan lita på att det är Linnés egna ord vi läser. Han reste till största delen ensam och var sin egen sekreterare. [---] Naiv i betydelsen oerfaren, oskuldsfull var aldrig Linné, men han visste tillräckligt mycket för att våga visa häpenhet även inför de mest vardagsnära företeelser. Den moderne journalisten har mycket att lära av Linné." Henry Pottinger var Hongkongs första guvernör

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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.

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        Traité de mécanique. Tome premier (Tome second)

      Chez veuve Courcier, Paris 1811 - Belle legature coeve in mz. pelle rossa con nervi, ricchi fregi in nero e oro, titolo e numerazione su doppio tassello in pelle verde al ds. (minimi segni di usura ai margini dei piatti e leggera scoloritura della carta). Carte di guardia e tagli marmorizzati (legatura firmata Wynants). Interni ottimi. Prima edizione. 8vo (cm. 20,4), 2 Voll., XXVIII pp., 1 c.nn., 507 pp. con 5 tavv. più volte rip.; XXVIII pp., 1 c.nn., 499 (1) pp. con 3 tavv. rip. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Nouveau Testament de notre seigneur Jésus-Christ. Imprimé sur l'édition de Paris, de l'année, 1805. Revue et corrigée avec soin d'après le texte Grec

      Boston: Les Libraires Associés 12mo (18 cm, 7"). 379, [1] pp., [2 (advertisements)] ff.. 1811 1810 was the year that saw the first printing of a complete Testament in French in the U.S.— a Catholic one was then issued in Boston for use among French Canadians and French émigrés. This edition came out the following year, and is both the second French N.T. to have been printed in the U.S. and the first Protestant one. Provenance: 19th-century ownership stamp of "Hiram Bell" at top of title-page. Evidence of Readership: A few lines from Gray's "Elegy written in a Country Churchyard" are pencilled in English on a front blank ("Full many a flower is born to blush unseen . . ."); and "pour passer le temps" is pencilled in under the list showing the testament's order of books on the title-page verso! Acid-stained sheep, flat spine with gilt rules and a burgundy leather title label, gilt-lettered; lightly rubbed, dry with some cracking. Inside, scattered spots of light browning. Inkstain(?) to advertisement and rear blank leaves, not hindering reading. A nice copy.

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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 [SIGNED]

      London: Nichols and Sons, 1811. 2nd Edition . Very Good. 5.5 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22.5 cm). Signed by Author. Full calf leather binding, rebacked. Spine has five raised bands, gilt decoration and lettering. Decorative gilt border to boards. Marbled page edges, marbled endpapers. Engraved bookplate of John Walbanke Childers to front pastedown endpaper. Engraved frontis with heavy foxing, offsetting to title page. Page 189/190 has loss to the outside margin and page 191/192 torn to outside margin - text is not affected. Clean pages throughout. Inscribed by the author to his great nephew on the title page. Hardback. Printed pages: Portrait Frontis, [4], 241, [1]

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        Itinéraire de Paris à Jérusalem et de Jérusalem à Paris en allant par la Gr

      Paris: Le Normant, 1811. Fine. Le Normant, Paris 1811, 12,5x21cm, 3 volumes reliés. - Second edition. Half calf bindings cherry, back smooth decorated with nets and typographical gilded motifs, golden head and tail, slight traces of abrasion on the joints, flat cardboard cherry, guards and contreplats paper bowl, sliced marble friezes, binders romantic time. Our copy is complete its folding map and facsimile of a contract signed between Arab Chateaubriand and the owner of the boat that took Jaffa in Saint Jean d'Acre. Beautiful copy pleasantly set in a charming romantic contemporary binding. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Deuxième édition. Reliures en demi veau cerise, dos lisses ornés de filets et motifs typographiques dorés, frises dorées en tête et en queue, légères traces de frottements sur les mors, plats de cartonnage cerise, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tranches marbrées, reliures romantiques de l'époque. Notre exemplaire est complet de sa carte dépliante et du fac-similé d'un contrat en arabe passé entre Chateaubriand et le patron du bateau qui l'emmena de Jaffa à Saint-Jean-d'Acre. Bel exemplaire agréablement établi dans une charmante reliure romantique de l'époque.

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        La scienza della scherma esposta dai due amici il Barone Rosaroll Scorza cavaliere dell'ordine Reale delle due Sicilie, e colonnello del Reggimento principe Reale e Pietro Grisetti capo di battaglione dell'artiglieria italiana

      Nobile, Napoli 1811 - In 8, pp. (8) + 400 + (2) con 10 tavv. f.t. piu' volte rip. Usuali fioriture. M. pl con tit. e fregi oro al d. Seconda edizione di questo noto trattato di scherma con ricco ed interessante corredo iconografico delle diverse posizioni del duellante. I due autori, con quest'opera,Âtentarono di dare nuovaÂlinfa alla 'scuola napoletana' dell'arte della scherma.Giuseppe Maria Rosaroll-Scorza (Napoli, 1775 - Nauplia, 1825), generale dell'esercito delle due Sicilie, cadde in combattimento mentre lottava per la liberta' della Grecia.ÂPietro Grisetti, capo d'artiglieria, e colonnello napoleonico. Gelli, 170. ITA

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        The History of New South Wales, from its First Discovery to the Present Time.; comprising an accurate and interesting Description of that Vast and Remarkable Country; and of the Persons, Manners, and Customs, of the Natives.

      Mackenzie and Dent, Newcastle 1811 - Octavo, two maps and three plates, printed on rather cheap paper which is consequently a little browned and with some offsetting; very good in polished brown morocco by Bayntun/Riviere. A very scarce book. This is the first issue: a later version gave the author's name on the title-page. Although appearing to be an early history of New South Wales, the earlier part is largely cribbed from Collins, and in fact the three engravings are all straight copies from that work. Other sections are taken from famous Australian works such as Tuckey, Mann, and other authors.The fact that the book was published in 1811 also means that the work was able to include some of the latest news and reports from the infamous "Rum Rebellion" trial of George Johnston, printed in a substantial appendix. The evidence presented at the court-martial, and included here, was the 'fullest, clearest and best substantiated account of the present state of the colony'.The four copies located by Ferguson were those in the prime Australian collections: Mitchell, Dixson, National Library of Australia, and his own collection. Ferguson, 522.

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        Holy Bible

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

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        Elémens de fortifications. -

      Chez Barrois l'Ainé 1811 -, Paris - 2 tomes. In-8 Pagination continue. Reliure d'époque demi-basane. Dos lisse avec pièce de titre rouge et pièces de tomaison noire. Intérieur très propre. En bon état. Tome 1: planche I à LIII Tome 2: planche LIV à LXXI Soit 71 planches dépliantes. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Merkwürdige Kriminalgeschichten und Rechtsfälle. 4 Bände Ein Beytrag zur Geschichte der Menschheit. Nach Pitaval `s Französischem Werk durch mehrere Verfasser ausgearbeitet und mit einer Vorrede begleitet herausgegeben von Friedrich Schiller

      ohne Verlagsangabe 1811 - kl.8°, OHLdr. 339 + 320 + 312 + 338 Seiten. Jeder Band mit einem gestochenen Frontispiz. Hier eine komplette Ausgabe mit Original Lederrücken, Rückenschildchen und reichlich goldener Verzierung und Bandbezeichnungen. Kleine Lederecken. Marmorierte Deckel. Am Deckel innen oben mit alter Tusche Nummer und Name, am Titelblatt kleiner runder Stempel mit Wappen. Bei Band 2 ein kleines Papiermärkchen am Buchdeckel außen. Sehr homogene und autentische Ausgabe 0 S. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Appenzell. - Osterschrift.- Prob- oder Examensschrift des Mathias Mayer im Nageldach, (Appenzeller Vorderland - Appenzell a/Rd.).

      1811,. 41.5x51.5 cm (Blatt) / 55x 68 (Rahmen), Aquarell, Tuschfeder mit brauner Tinte auf Papier, der Text verziert mit goldgehöhten kalligraph. Initialen u. Titelzeilen in Zierschrift, reich ausgemalt mit floralen Ornamenten, urspr. gefaltet, im breiten Goldrahmen unter Glas,. Diese Schreibprobe zeigt die schönste Handschrift des Schülers Mathias Mayer "auf das osterliche Examen 1811". Die frommen Zeilen sind teilweise in deutscher Kurrentschrift und teilweise in lateinischer Schrift geschrieben und mit schönen Initialen sowie Blumenranken verziert. In der Mittelgirlande prangt die Nummer 1, welche Mathias als den besten Schüler seiner Klasse auszeichnet. An der Schlussfeier am Ostermontag trugen die Schüler meist ihre Proben in einer Prozession zur Kirche mit den besten Schülern an der Spitze. Die sogenannten Prob- oder Examensschriften, später auch Osterschriften genannt, waren v.a. im Kanton Appenzell der Gradmesser für die schulische Leistung der Schüler. Dieses wichtige Zeugnis der Volksbildung war das ganze 18. Jh. und noch bis in die 1830er Jahre der wichtigste Moment im ganzen Schuljahr für die Schüler und ihren Lehrer. Denn auf Ostern mussten die Schüler unter Anleitung des Lehrers eine möglichst schöne Probe ihres Schreibkönnens ablegen. Danach ergänzte ein vom Lehrer beauftragter Maler die kalligraphischen Initialen. Der Pfarrer, Schulvorsteher, Gemeinderäte etc. begutachteten am Freitag vor Palmsonntag die Proben im Rathaus und vergaben eine Rangnummer. Der Schüler mit der letzten Nummer sah sich dem Spott und Hohn seiner Mitschüler ausgesetzt und wurde als "die Sau" bezeichnet. Diese Schreibprobe war so wichtig, dass Eltern ihre Kinder mit Vorteil zu dem Lehrer schickten, dessen Schüler die schönsten Probschriften hervorbrachten. Zur Zeit der Privatschulen und der freien Lehrerwahl, war dies natürlich auch für die Lehrer bedeutsam und so manch einer richtete den ganzen Lehrplan auf diese Schreibübung aus. Mit Beginn der modernen Pädagogik und der Schulreformen um 1830 verschwand der Brauch allmählich.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. T. Fuchs, Ostern als Höhepunkt im Schuljahr, in: Appenzeller Zeitung, 9.4.2009.

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      FIRST MAP IN JAPAN TO USE & SHOW LONGITUDAL LINES [Japan] Bunka 8 [1811] - , Suharaya. Folded map, wooden coverswoodblock printed in color, with-hand coloring, 88.5 x 133cm., folded, minor closed tears and a bit old restored foldsand old worming now solid, very good contition. R A R E ! Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Pont sur la Cherasca. Gouache originale.

      s.d., XIXe s.,. 36 x 53 cm, encadrement en bois dore (63 x 78 cm).. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Cf. Lory le pere, Voyage pittoresque de Geneve a Milan par le Simplon, 1811, planche 25. Pont sur la Cherasca (Mandach 196).

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        Traité élémentaire d’ornithologie - suivi de l’art d’empailler les oiseaux

      1811. relié. Bon état. Yvernault et Cabin, Lyon, 1811. In/8 reliure plein veau marbré havane, dos lisse à caissons décorés et pièce de titre rouge, première partie : 159 p. 5 planches en taille douce dépliantes - seconde partie : 496 p. - l?'art d?'empailler les oiseaux : 171 p., 5 planches en taille douce dépliantes. Marie Jacques Philippe (Montpellier 1769 - Lyon 1837), naturaliste, pris le nom de Mouton Fontenille de la Clotte. Querard tome 4 et 6.

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        ANECDOTES OF THE MANNERS AND CUSTOMS OF LONDON From the Roman Invasion to the Year 1700; including the Origin of British Society, Customs, and Manners, With a General Sketch of the State of Religion, Superstition, Dresses,

      London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1811.. and Amusements of the citizens of London, during that Period. To which are added, Illustrations of the changes in our Language, Literary Customs, and Gradual Improvement in Style and Versification, and Various Particulars Concerning Public and Private Libraries. SECOND EDITION 1811, 4to, approximately 270 x 210 mm, 10 x 8½ inches, 18 engraved plates, including 12 hand-coloured costume plates, 6 black and white engravings including one of conjuring, another of chiromancy, pages: iv, 576, including index, bound in full burgundy calf, gilt and blind patterned border to covers, expertly rebacked with original backstrip laid on, gilt raised bands and richly gilt in compartments, gilt title, new leather showing on hinges, narrow gilt inner dentelles (turn ins) new endpapers. A little rubbing to corners, original armorial bookplate retained on new front pastedown (Norton Priory), minute piece missing from lower corner of title page, slight foxing to margins of first few leaves, very occasionally further in, 4 minute holes in the outer margin of one plate, 3 minute holes and 1 tiny chip to same margin of another plate, very small pale brown stain to upper margin edge of another plate, 2 very small closed tears to top margin of 1 text page, neatly repaired. A very good sturdy tight clean copy. Toole Stott, Bibliography of English Conjuring, Volume II, No.1379, second edition, 8vo version. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Stargard, 4. VIII. 1811.. 2 SS. auf Doppelblatt. 4to (Wasserzeichen: Posthorn "Van Der Ley").. Freundschaftlicher Brief des wegen seiner offensiven Truppenführung als "Marschall Vorwärts" bezeichneten, populären Generals an eine "Gnädigste Frau": "Sie haben uns eine unbeschreiblig frohe Stunde gemagt, fahren si doch doch ia fohrt den Paltz Grafen Angst und Bange zu machen [...] Hatzfelld seine Sendung ist einzig, aber es geschehen heutte zu Tage lauhter Dinge, die die Vernunft nicht einmahl ahndet [...]". - Mit einer 6-zeiligen Nachschrift von Blüchers Sohn Franz: "Auch der Sohn theilt die Gesinnungen des Vaters, und empfiehlt sich Ewr. Gnaden hierdurch auf das unterthanigste [...]." - Papierbedingt etwas gebräunt bzw. braunfleckig; Papierdurchbrüche im Bug. Am Gegenblatt montierter Zeitungsausschnitt über Blücher. - Provienienz: bis 1913 in der Sammlung Buhrig, Leipzig; anschließend versteigert bei Hiersemann, Auktion 1 (13./14. Okt. 1913: "Napoleon I. und seine Zeit"), Nr. 3 (mit Abb.; Katalogausschnitt beiliegend).

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        Jérusalem délivrée poëme traduit de l'italien nouvelle édition précédée d

      Paris: Imprimerie de Bossange et Masson, 1811. Fine. Imprimerie de Bossange et Masson, Paris 1811, In Folio (28x45cm), (2) ff.-L pp.-(1) ff.-176 pp.,, relié. - Folio edition printed in small numbers on large vellum. Translation of Le Brun and preface by the 1774 edition of The illustration shows for its Italian edition published in 1784 Didot. Illustrated book with a frontispiece and 40 figures Cochin engraved by St. Aubin, Tilliard, Delignon, Dambrun, etc. Life of Tasso by Suard.Demi red morocco long grain Empire, flat spine decorated with gilt, paper boards maroquiné rouge.spine-ends slightly rubbed, corners bumped, some foxing, otherwise fine copy with beautiful engravings. Here's what Cohen said about the artwork in the Italian edition: "Book made with luxury, thanks to the support of the Count of Provence who paid drawings Cochin 40,000 pounds." --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition in-folio imprimée à petit nombre sur grand papier vélin. Traduction de Le Brun et préface d'après l'édition de 1774. L'illustration reprend quant à elle l'édition italienne de 1784 parue chez Didot. Ouvrage illustré d'un frontispice et de 40 figures de Cochin gravés par Saint-Aubin, Tilliard, Delignon, Dambrun, etc. La Vie du Tasse par Suard. Reliure en demi-maroquin rouge à grain long Empire, dos lisse orné de filets dorés, plats de papier maroquiné rouge. Coiffes légèrement frottées, coins émoussés, quelques rousseurs, sinon bel exemplaire aux magnifiques gravures. Voici ce que dit Cohen à propos de l'illustration dans l'édition italienne : "Livre établi avec grand luxe, grâce à l'appui du Comte de Provence qui paya les dessins à Cochin 40000 livres. "

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        Account of the Writings, Religion, and Manners, of the Hindoos:

      Serampore: At the Mission Press,, 1811. including Translations from their Principal Works. 4 volumes quarto (237 × 183 mm). Near contemporary half calf, green pimple-grained cloth, titles gilt direct to spines, low narrow bands with gilt dotted roll, enclosed between double gilt rolls, dog-tooth roll to spine and corner edges, edges sprinkled red, marbled endpapers. Perhaps a "native" binding. All errata leaves present. Somewhat rubbed, particularly at the extremities, errata leaf to volume I lacking the top corner, no loss, now repaired, foxing front and back, and typical browning throughout, but remains a very good set indeed. The first volume was first published in 1806, but no copies traced, this full edition being issued in 1811 from the Mission Press that Ward laboured so hard to establish. Extremely uncommon, just one set traced at auction, maybe 20 locations institutionally. Trained as a printer, and working in that capacity on various newspapers in the Midlands, and then in Hull at the Hull Advertiser and Exchange Gazette, Ward had suffered from severe spiritual crises - 'fierce volcano fires not to be quenched by a mere sprinkling of words' - before he was baptised at Hull in 1796. He subsequently attended "the theological academy of John Fawcett at Halifax, where he studied for a year and a half. In the autumn of 1798 a member of the committee of the newly founded Baptist Missionary Society visited and Ward offered himself as a missionary, influenced perhaps by a remark made to him in 1793 by William Carey concerning the need of a printer in the Indian mission field. He sailed from England in the Criterion in May 1799, in company with Joshua Marshman, Daniel Brunsdon, William Grant, and their families. On arriving at Calcutta the party was prevented from joining Carey by an order from the East India Company government, and was obliged to proceed to the Danish settlement of Serampore, where they were joined by Carey" (ODNB). While in India Ward was mainly concerned with the establishment and running of the press, "by means of which the Bible, translated into Bengali, Marathi, Hindi, and more than twenty other languages, was disseminated throughout India. Numerous philological works were also issued". The press burnt down just a year after the printing of the present work, "the moulds for casting fresh type, however, were recovered from the debris, and by the liberality of friends in Great Britain the loss was soon repaired". In 1819 ill-health forced Ward to return to England, where he spent his time in fund-raising for a new college to instruct "Bengalis in European literature and science". Tours of Scotland, Germany, Holland and the United States followed, and in 1821 he returned to India "bearing £3000 for the new college, which had been founded during his absence and which still survives". Ward died of cholera at Serampore in 1823 and was buried in the mission burial-ground there. Despite his onerous duties in connection with the press, and his missionary work Ward was also the author of a number of publications, of which the present is "much the most important … Although Ward did not mince his words in his condemnation of 'Hindoo idolatry', he did comment favourably on the literary and philological achievements of Hindu scholars, and in later versions modified somewhat the harshness of his strictures on Hinduism. Despite some serious inaccuracies, Ward's work remains without parallel as a detailed account by a European observer of Hindu society and religion in early nineteenth-century Bengal". An appealing set of this important and uncommon early work of South Asian anthropology.

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        Gehörnte Landziege. Gehörnter Landziegenbock.

      - Zwei Radierungen in Braun mit zusätzlicher Staffage in eigenhändiger Aquarellmalerei. Beide rechts unten monogr. "WK" (in Bleistift ergänzt zu Kobell), 1811, ca. 6,9 x 8,2 cm. Goedl-Roth 33 und 34. - Zwei Gegenstücke, die in ihrer qualitätvollen eigenhändigen Aquarellmalerei durch den Künstler bestechen. Bereits im Jahr 1963 kosteten zwei ähnliche Gegenstücke auf einer Auktion von Karl & Faber in München DM 3.220,- und werden als „Kabinettstücke allerersten Ranges von der Schönheit eines Aquarells aus der besten Zeit Kobells" beschrieben. Die zarten Radierungen in Braun bilden nur den Hintergrund: sie sind vollständig aquarelliert und mit zusätzlicher Staffage bereichert. Bei den hier vorliegenden Blättern hat Kobell zusätzlich einen Hüterbub im Hintergrund der Ziege hinzugefügt, die Bäume und Bauernhäuser leicht verändert und stärker akzentuiert sowie die Ziegen im Vordergrund in ihrer charakteristischen Färbung herausgearbeitet. Das Kolorit des Bodens ist bei den Gegenstücken durchgehend und betont so ihre Zusammengehörigkeit. Eigenhändige Arbeiten von Wilhelm von Kobell zählen heute zu den großen Seltenheiten des Marktes und sind begehrte Sammlerstücke. Offensichtlich hat der Künstler eine kleine Anzahl von Radierungen aquarelliert und nach Lust und Laune zusätzliche Figuren dazugemalt. Er verwendete dazu die in Braun gedruckten und dadurch weicher wirkenden Radierungen. Die Ergänzungen von seiner Hand sind so kongenial, dass die "normale" Radierung im Vergleich geradezu "leer" wirkt. - In blütenfrischer, tadelloser Erhaltung. In zwei alten Rahmen. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        LE BOTANISTE CULTIVATEUR, Ou Description, Culture Et Usages De La Plus Grande Partie Des Plantes Étrangeres, Naturalisées et Indigènes, Cultivées En France, En Autriche, En Italie Et En Angleterre, Rangées Suivant La Méthode De Jussieu.

      Paris: Chez Deterville/Goujon: , 1811. Seconde Edition, "Entièrement Refondue Et Considerablement Augmentée." A massive catalogue resulting from the author's ambitious objective of compiling a complete list of all plants currently cultivated in France, Austria, Italy and England. In addition to its considerable enlargement, this edition also includes a folding plan of de Courset's own extensive botanical gardens near Boulogne. Extensive general observations take up most of the first volume, and the entries for each specific species and variety also include notes on cultivation and remarks on the best and most popular varieties for different purposes. A supplement volume (not present here) was also issued in 1814.Six volumes, 8vo (20.2 x 12.7 cm); viii + 562 (+ 1), 636 (+ 2), (iv) + 552, (iv) + 632, (iv) + 567, iv + 631 pp. + 1 folding plan, 1 engraved plate and 2 folding tables. Contemporary quarter sheep with marbled boards, lightly scuffed; occasional browning and foxing of text.

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        PARIS. Das Pantheon in Paris.

      - Aquarell über Bleistift von Johann Baptist Metivier, 21 x 29,5 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XXIV, S. 439. - Dieses sehr feine, qualitätvolle Architektur-Aquarell besticht auch durch die reizende, zierliche Staffage im Vordergrund: bürgerliche Passanten die die Ankunft einer Kutsche vor dem repräsentativen Bauwerk beobachten sowie Landleute mit Eselkarren, die ihre Waren in der Stadt feilbieten. Metivier entstammte einer Künstlerfamilie aus der Bretagne, die nach Paris ging, wo er unter mehreren ausgezeichneten Architekten studierte. Im Jahre 1811 kam er nach München, wo er für zahlreiche hochrangige Persönlichkeiten wie Graf Montgelas als Architekt und Innenausstatter tätig war. Er wurde Inspektor der k.b. Baukommission und Hofbaudekorateur, seit 1824 königlicher Baurat. Zu seinen Münchner Bauten zählt auch die 1824/25 errichtete Synagoge. - Alt auf Unterlage montiert. Abgesehen von wenigen, unauffälligen Flecken im Himmel tadellos erhalten. In schönem zeitgenössischem Rahmen.

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        General View of the Agriculture and Minerals of Derbyshire; With observations on the means of their improvement, drawn up for the consideration of the Board of Agriculture and internal improvement

      London: Printed by B. McMillan, 1811. First edition, 3 vols., xlvii, 532, [4, adverts], five hand-coloured maps, and sections of strata (4 of which are fold-out); xx, 28, 522, [6, adverts], 4 engraved plates (one of which is a fold-out), one large folding table of poor rates; xxvii, [1], 725, [3, adverts]pp., one engraved folding map, 2 plates, 2 folding tables, from the library of the Royal Agricultural Society of England with their bookplate, cont. half calf, rebacked with the orig. spine laid-down, labels chipped. The full title of volume one (which deals with the geology of Derbyshire) is as follows: Containing a full account of the surface, hills, valleys, rivers, rocks, caverns, strata, soils, minerals, mines, collieries, mining processes, &c. &c. Together with some account of the recent discoveries respecting the stratification of England; and a theory of faults and denudated strata, applicable to mineral surveying and mining. "One of the classics of British geology. The title does not promise much in the way of general geological interest which is perhaps why it has been largely overlooked. The main contributions to geological knowledge contained in the volume may be summarised as follows: A fundamental principle of structural geology, that of faulting with subsequent denudation, is established and worked out with great thoroughness and illustrated with coloured block-diagams, and the factors governing outcrop are clearly explained. The succession of the Carboniferous rocks in Derbyshire, particularly the middle portion, is described in detail. In describing the rocks of Charnwood Forest in Leicestershire, Farey gives a very early account, perhaps the first, of a British region now known to be largely composed of Pre-Cumbrian rocks. Probably the most important part of the whole book is his 'Map of Derbyshire and parts of the seven adjacent counties showing the principal strata and soils' (scale, 6¼ miles to the inch). It is one of the earliest of the truly geological maps of any part of Britain to be published and appears to be entirely original. It is only necessary to compare this map with the modern quarter-inch map of the Geological Survey to realise its quality."—Challinor. Challinor, 25.

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        Biographie universelle ancienne et moderne, ou histoire, par ordre alphabéhique, de la vie publique et privée de tous les hommes qui se sont distingués par leurs écrits, leurs actions, leurs talent, leurs vertus ou leurs crimes (Tome 1 - 52 cpl./ 52 reguläre Bände KOMPLETT) mit den dazugehörigen Ergänzungsbänden/ avec les Suppléments (Tome 53 - 72 cpl./ 20 Bände KOMPLETT); insgesamt 72 Bände.,

      Michaud Frères; 1811 - 1843. - Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel.). Der Zustand ist ansonsten dem Alter entsprechend gut; Papier altersbedingt leicht stockfleckig/ staubschmutzig; Kapital leicht beschädigt; Orig.Halbleder; Seiten teilweise ungeschnitten; Komplettpreis für 72 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten! Das Bild zeigt nur eine Auswahl der hier angebotenen Bände! FRANZÖSISCH! Sprache: fr [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Biographie universelle ancienne et moderne, ou histoire, par ordre alphabehique, de la vie publique et privee de tous les hommes qui se sont distingues par leurs ecrits, leurs actions, leurs talent, leurs vertus ou leurs crimes (Tome 1 - 52 cpl./ 52 reguläre Bände KOMPLETT) mit den dazugehörigen Ergänzungsbänden/ avec les Supplements (Tome 53 - 72 cpl./ 20 Bände KOMPLETT); insgesamt 72 Bände.

      Michaud Freres; 1811 - 1843.. Gebundene Ausgabe;. Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Der Zustand ist ansonsten dem Alter entsprechend gut; Papier altersbedingt leicht stockfleckig/ staubschmutzig; Kapital leicht beschädigt; Orig.Halbleder; Seiten teilweise ungeschnitten; Komplettpreis für 72 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten! Das Bild zeigt nur eine Auswahl der hier angebotenen Bände! FRANZÖSISCH!

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        Königlich-Baierisches Allgemeines Intelligenzblatt des Illerkreises [ab Jahrgang IV ohne "Allgemeines"]. Jahrgänge 1811 bis Verwaltungsjahr 1816/17 (alles unter diesem Titel Erschienene). 7 Bände.

      Kempten Joseph Kösel (der letzte Jahrgang: Kempten Tobias Dannheimer) -17 1811 - Ca. 800-1000 Spalten je Band, der Schlußband nur 598 Spalten. Mit 2 Faltkarten (eine gestochen, eine lithographisch), lithographischer Falttafel, lithographischer Verlagsanzeige und 14 Falttabellen. 4° (ca. 24 x 21,5 cm). Blaue Pappe der Zeit mit Bindebändern. Geschlossene Reihe des amtlichen Wochenblattes für den Iller-Kreis um Kempten, reicht vom 1. Januar 1811 bis zum 28. März 1817. Mit der Neueinteilung der bayerischen Kreise ging der Iller-Kreis im Oberdonaukreis auf, mit April 1817 wurden die Amtsblätter in Augsburg herausgegeben. - Enthält Bekanntmachungen, amtliche Verordnungen, Polizeinachrichten (dabei zahlreiche Steckbriefe), Versteigerungsankündigungen, Getreidepreise und Ähnliches sowie zunehmend auch Rezensionen und lokalhistorische Nachrichten. Reiches Fundmaterial zur Regionalgeschichte. - In Jahrgang 1814 eine einfach gehaltene große "Karte über die Güter-Arrondirungen in den Gemeinden des Iller-Kreises" (gestochen von P. M. Herman), in Jahrgang 1815 eine Karte der "Gaue des Mittelalters in dem dermaligen Iller-Kreise" und eine Falttafel mit "Abrissen" von Befestigungen, darunter die Burghalde (beides "Inkunabeln der Lithographie"). Beigebunden sind auch Verlagsanzeigen von Kösel (unter anderem eine lithographische Werbung für die neue Steindruckerei) und Dannheimer. - In Jahrgang 1814 fehlen vier Blatt (Spalten 827-834 und 859-866) sonst im Textbestand komplett, die Vollständigkeit der Beilagen kann mangels bibliographischer Hilfsmittel nicht sicher geklärt werden. - Stellenweise leicht fleckig, vereinzelt auch mit minimalem Wasserrand, einige kleinere Wurmspuren meist im Bund. Die schlichten Einbände etwas angestaubt, beschabt und bestoßen. Insgesamt gut erhaltene Reihe. *Kirchmair, Kösel, 100 (nur 1814 und 1815). 6500 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Journal of a tour in Iceland in the summer of 1809.

      Yarmouth, J. Keymer,1811. LXII + 496 + (8) s. Fint priv. håndb. grønt helskinnbd. med fire opph. bind. Rik ryggdekor i gull. Bordyre i gull på for- og bakperm. Topp gullsnitt. Håndkolorert kobberstukket draktplansje samt 3 kobberstukne plansjer (hvorav 2 er foldet). Ex libris på forsats.. Et rent og fint eks. Bound in green full calf with 4 raised bands. Spine richly gilt. Gilt filets on panels. Top edge gilt. 1 engraved costume-plate coloured by hand. 3 engraved plates (2 folding)

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        Ansicht vom Leopolds und Kahlenberg" bei Wien. Blick über die Donau auf die beiden Berge mit den Kirchen, vorne links unter einem Baum Staffage, rechts über der Donau eine Fischerhütte, unten Inschrift.

      - Altkol. Radierung von J.A. Klein, 1811, 11,5 x 16,5 cm. Jahn 61, II (von II). - Bei der Staffage u.a. ein sitzender Zeichner. - Bis zur Einfassungslinie beschnitten, alt montiert auf Karton mit grauer Tuschlinie, diese eingefaßt von weißen und schwarzen Linien, die ausgeschnittene Originalinschrift unten aufgeklebt. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        El Reyno De Espana Dividido en Dos grandes Estados De Aragon Y De Castilla . Rey De Espana Y De Las Indias & a por su mui humilde y mui ob ediente servidor I.B. Nolin Geografo ordinario de su Mag. Christianissima En Madrid. En Casa de Thomas Lopez Pensionista de S M. C.a 1811':.

      - Kupferstich v. Jean Baptiste Nolin Junior b. Tomás López in Madrid, dat. 1811, 48 x 63,5 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. K - P, S. 329f. - Zeigt die Iberische Halbinsel mit Spanien, Portugal u. den Balearen. - Unten rechts Titelkartusche mit Wappen und Allegorien. - Unten links weitere Kartusche mit Datierung 1809 und der Adresse: "A Paris Chez le Sr. Julien a l'Hotel de Soubise. Avec Privilege du Roy du 25 Janvier 1809". - Sehr seltener Zustand dieser Karte im original Umschlag. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Modern Geography A Description of the Empires, Kingdoms, States, and Colonies; with the Oceans, Seas, and Isles; in all parts of the World: including the most Recent Discoveries, and Political Alterations

      London: Cadell, Davies, Longman and Rees, 1811. Two volumes, quarto, 45 maps (including one double-page and two folding), double-hemisphere double-page world map as frontispiece, very good; nineteenth-century full calf, gilt. A handsome set, and an important work with much on Australasia and Polynesia.This thorough introduction to geography is designed, as Pinkerton comments in his preface, to "shew the progress of geography, in every part of the world, to the beginning of the nineteenth century." There is an introduction with interesting details of telescopes and other astronomical instruments, which includes a good account of the vicissitudes of measuring longitude.The "Australasia" section of this book occurs in volume II, and includes Pinkerton's influential delineation of this region (designed, in part, to resist some contemporary German scholars who tended to conflate Australia with Polynesia). This section includes New Holland (pp. 464-467), Papua New Guinea (pp. 478-483), New Britain and the Solomons (pp. 484-485), New Caledonia and the New Hebrides (pp. 485-486), New Zealand (pp. 487-491), and Van Diemen's Land (pp. 491-492).Here, Pinkerton also gives an interesting account of conditions in New Holland, with a note that he believes the land mass to be a continent, and not a group of islands. His comments on early discovery include a digression on the "ancient" map in the Harleian collection of the British Museum, which purports to show a land mass similar to Australia (that is, the now famous image of 'Java la Grande' on the Harleian or Dauphin map, BM 5413). As if concerned with the amount of space he devotes to discussing New Holland, Pinkerton concludes the section with the comment: "If this account should seem rather too extensive, let it be considered that it describes a new continent, a real Terra Australis, now little known, but which in the years 1900, or 2000, may be found to present such great and singular topics, that a learned and precise pen may dedicate a large volume of geography to this one portion of the globe."The same volume also has a good overview of "Polynesia, or small Isles in the Pacific" with sections on Pelew, Guam, the Carolines, the Marquesas, and the Friendly Isles, as well as two good sections on the Sandwich Islands (pp. 499-501) and the Society Isles (pp. 504-511).There were several editions of this work, this is the third published in 1811. Pinkerton followed up the success of the work with his perhaps better known General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in all parts of the World (17 volumes, 1808-1814).

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        Two early items associated with the Bank of South Australia are offered together. (1) A manuscript personal promissory note (90 x 167 mm) dated Adelaide, 24 October 1840 - 'Three months after date pay to my order Thirty Pounds value received. F.W. Allen. To C.W. Stuart Esqre'. Stuart has written across it 'Accepted Payable at the Bank of South Australia'. It was subsequently stamped by the Bank of South Australia, Adelaide when it was paid on 27 January 1841. The verso is endorsed by F.W. Allen, C. Crispe and 'For the Bank of South Australia Edwd Stephens Manager'. Apart from two vertical creases and a tiny spike hole, it is in fine condition. (2) A printed Bank of South Australia cheque (80 x 180 mm, printed by Batho and Bingley, London) w

      - Edward Stephens (1811-1861) was appointed cashier and accountant of the South Australian Company in 1836; he arrived in the 'Coromandel' on 17 January 1837 at Holdfast Bay. 'There he set up his office in a tent but at first business was slight. He was induced to sign a letter to Governor [Sir] John Hindmarsh asking for a public meeting to reconsider the site of Adelaide. Although in February the meeting decided in favour of Colonel William Light's choice Stephens did not hesitate to buy eight city acres [3.2 ha] when they were auctioned, and later became very friendly with Light. Stephens fell foul of Hindmarsh and was rebuked by George Fife Angas for dabbling in politics' (Australian Dictionary of Biography). In 1840 he became the Adelaide manager of the Bank of South Australia. Charles William Stuart (~1811-1891) arrived in the colony in 1836, and became Acting Police Commissioner during Alexander Tolmer's extended absences on overland gold escort duties in 1852-53. Tolmer's dismissal in November 1853 was in part due to his involvement 'in demeaning disputes with his subordinates', not least Stuart. Frederick William Allen (1813-1850) arrived on the 'Buffalo' and became a publican. Clement Crispe (~1804-1857) arrived in 1837 on the 'John Renwick' and was a butcher and farmer. Robert Champlay was married in Adelaide on 30 January 1840. (Most of the biographical details have come from the 'Biographical Index of South Australians, 1836-1885'). We have not yet traced Harry - there are some intriguing possibilities. Use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability.

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        La Chine en miniature ou choix de costumes, arts et métiers de cet Empire. Four volumes. + Coup - d'oeil sur la Chine, ou nouveau choix de costumes. Two volumes. Paris, Nepveu, 1811 - 12.

      16mo. Pp. xxxvi, 144; (iv), 172; 188, (iv), 220 + pp. (iv), xxxiv, 236; (iv), 234. With 108 engraved plates, of which 101 are beautifully handcoloured and 8 folding. Contemporary red quarter calf on red paper covered boards, ruled in gilt, spines decorated and lettered in gilt. Partly with some minor browning but overall a very fine set. The last two volumes "Coup - d'oeil" were also published in the same year with the title "La Chine en miniature" (vols. 5 - 6). A complete set (in six volumes) of Breton's charming work devoted to China and it's people, crafts and arts. The illustrations originates from two young Chinese students who spent a few years studying in France supported by the French statesman Henri Leonard Bertin. He was then responsible for the East India company (1762 - 80) and supported the French Jesuits in China. Upon return to China the students produced more than 400 drawings of arts and crafts, of which many have been used in this work. The lovely plates mainly depict various artisans and vendors with their tools and products but several are devoted to costumes of emperors, ladies, lamas and soldiers. Some of the plates first appeared in Mason's "The costume of China" and "The Punishments of China" (1800 - 01). Cordier BS 64. Lipperheide 1524. Löwendahl 757.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Wien, 10. XI. 1811.. ½ S. auf Doppelblatt. 4to. Mit eh. Adresse (Faltbrief).. An den Komponisten und Dirigenten Ignaz Moscheles: "Meinen ergebensten Dank für die gütige Besorgung des Clavirauszugs [...]". - Friedrich Heinrich Himmel erhielt bereits früh Klavier- und Orgelunterricht und studierte als Stipendiat Friedrich Wilhelms II. von Preußen Komposition bei Johann Gottlieb Naumann in Dresden, wo er erste Erfolge als Klaviervirtuose hatte. 1798/99 unternahm er eine Konzertreise nach St. Petersburg, Moskau und Riga, 1802 nach Paris, London und Wien. "1808 folgte er dem preußischen Hof nach Königsberg, war 1810 in Dresden tätig und lebte später wieder in Berlin. Zu seinen Kompositionen zählen das Singspiel 'Fanchon das Leyermädchen' (1802), einige Opern (u. a. 'Die Sylphen', 1806) und Lieder" (DBE). - Papierbedingt etwas gebräunt und mit Randläsuren.

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        The Chronicles of the Kings of Britain; WITH Some Specimens of the Poetry of the Antient Welsh Bards

      London: 11, Strand and London: Pall-Mall: E Williams. and R and J Dodsley., 1811 4to, 1st ed, G, 1811 + 1st ed, VG, 1764. In half dark cal with brown cloth, some blind tooling, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn. Spine, some loss, gilt tooling, raised bands, titles to black calf labels. Internally, red marbled endpapers, [4], [1], (ii-lxxiv), [1], 2-377 pp, [1]. Specimens of the Poetry, Rev Evan Evans, 1764, 1st ed, [3], (iv-viii), [1], (ii-v), [2], 8-162 pp, [1] addenda, text block edges marbled red, hinges weak, bookplate to fpd (Huw Edwards), ink inscription to poetry TP (Edw Harries 1840 Llandisilio), light browning, offsetting. Chronicle printed by G Smeeton, 17, St Martin's. Lane, London. Poetry printed by William Bowyer; his records show 500 copies printed Uncommon. (Lowndes 2104/2735. Allibnone 1819. Brunet 2687700) (ESTC T145881. Lowndes 765). Title continues: translated from the Welsh copy attributed to Tysilio ; collated with several other copies, and illustrated with copious notes ; to which are added, original dissertations on the following subjects, viz.Evans, [pseud. Ieuan Fardd; called Ieuan Brydydd Hir], scholar and poet See ODNB.

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      London. [1811]. - Broadside, 25 x 19 inches. Old fold lines. Faint offsetting, else fine. Large broadside printing of an affidavit given by five British sailors, attesting to their being impressed into service on American merchant ships while in New York City. The deposition states that John Harrington, James Young, Joseph Armstrong, John Quinny, and George Adamson are British sailors who shipped on the Brig Rachel from Sunderland on a voyage to New York. Once arrived in New York, they were shanghaied by a gentleman named David Reed, who got them outrageously drunk and then forced them aboard a ship in the North River, whereupon Reed was paid $40 apiece for each man. The statement is sworn before Charles Christian, Special Justice of the Peace for New York City, Dec. 18, 1810. Only three copies recorded in OCLC, at New-York Historical Society, Harvard University, and the Detroit Public Library. Scarce and interesting, highlighting events which doubtless added fuel to the tensions that became the War of 1812.

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        Autograph letter signed ("Iffland").

      Berlin, 20. II. 1811. - 4to. 1 p. on double leaf. To an unnamed addressee, regarding a change of program at the opera: "In Folge Ihres Schreibens [.] wird Morgen die Oper Deodata gegeben werden, statt der Dorfsängerinnen, weshalb Sie geneigt sein wollen, Ihre Plätze bei dem Kastellan [.] bald zu beschicken [.]". - With small defects to edges and minor tear at the edge of fol. 1, otherwise in good condition.

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        Ueber die Ursache, Erkenntniß und Behandlung der Nabel-Brüche.

      Frankfurt, Wenner, 1811. - 8°. (2) 102 S. Mit 1 gefalteten Kupfertafel. - Beigebunden: Derselbe. Ueber die Ursache, Erkenntniß und Behandlung der Brüche am Bauche und Becken, außer der Nabel- und Leistengegend. Ebendort. 1811. (2) 121 S., 5 S. Anzeigen. Pappband der Zeit. Zu I: Erste Ausgabe seiner 1807 in Amsterdam preisgekrönten Schrift über die Struktur des Nabels und dessen natürliche Veränderung sowie über die angeborenen Brüche und die Verhütung bzw. Behandlung der Nabelbrüche. - Zu II: Erste Ausgabe der 1808 in Amsterdam mit einem Preis ausgezeichneten Abhandlung. - Exlibris. Titel verso gestempelt. Stellenweise leicht stockfleckig. Die ersten Blätter im Falz mit leichten Wurmspuren. Einband gering bestoßen. - DSB 12, 509; Hirsch/H. V, 330 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sermon eucaristico que en la solemne funcion celebrada en la Santa Iglesia Catedral de Guadalaxara, el die 29 de Agosto de 1811 por el singular beneficio recibido del cielo, en haberse descubierto é impedido la conspiracion tramada en México contra él primero y mas digno gefe del reyno, y contra todos los buenos ciudadanos

      Guadalaxara: [Jose Fruto Romero Folio (30 cm; 11.5"). [4] ff., 54 pp.. 1811] Father Hidalgo y Badillo of the Guadalajara cathedral celebrates the defeat of Father Hidalgo y Costilla's army and rebellion with a sermon comparing events in Mexico with others in the Old Testament. Handsomely printed in a large point size of italics and roman. Searches of NUC, WorldCat, COPAC, CCPB, and the OPACs of the Spanish and Mexican national libraries locate but one copy in a U.S. library, one in a British library, and one in a Spanish library. Sewn in publisher's plain wrappers, bug-spotting to these; worming in margins, occasionally touching a letter. In fact a very nice copy.

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        IL LAGO MAGGIORE STRESA E LE ISOLE BORROMEE Notizie storiche. Colle vite degli uomini illustri dello stesso lago.

      In - 8 p. (mm. 229x149), 2 voll. in 4 tomi, mz. pelle coeva, fregi e tit. oro al dorso, pp. XXII,559; 542,(2); IX,581; 451; con alc. alberi genealogici nel t.; 1 fotografia originale dell?Isola Bella applic. alla pag. e 1 carta geografica del lago (più volte ripieg.), f.t. "Prima rara edizione" della più documentata storia del Lago Maggiore. "Mancano" le pp. 555 - 559 (indice ed errata) del 1° vol., parte prima, qui riprodotte su carta antica. Sono questi i voll. I - IV delle "Opere varie" edite ed inedite del Dott. Vincenzo De - Vit. ?L?A. (1811 - 1892), per suggerimento del Rosmini che desiderava celebrati i santi del territorio del Verbano, compose le "Notizie storiche di Stresa..", poi ampliate e rifuse in "Il Lago Maggiore, Stresa.. "; questo tipo di storiografia locale è condotta con appassionamento erudito e buona cognizione delle fonti e della geografia, antiche e medievali...?, cosi? Diz. Biogr. Italiani,XXXIX, p. 581 - Cfr. Ferraris, Bibl. Ossolana,I,1209. Con qualche lieve fiorit. o qualche uniforme ingiallitura ma certam. un buon esemplare.

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        Cancion elegiaca sobre los desastres que ha causado en el reyno de Nueva Galicia, señaladamente en su capital Guadalaxara la rebelion del apostrata Bachiller Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, capataz de la gavilla de insurgentes, cura que fue del pueblo de la Congregacion de los Dolores en la diocesi de Michoacan

      Guadalaxara: Impresa ... por orden superior [6] ff., 35, [1] pp., [2] ff.. 1811 The author was a priest and a professor in the Royal University of Guadalajara, Mexico. His => POEM about Father Hidalgo and his rebellion was published in March of 1811 and contains both extended footnotes with "breaking news" about the events and a last minute additional leaf (p. 35 and its blank verso) with news conveyed from Gen. Pedro Celestino Negrete about his defeat of a rebel contingent. Later in the long war for independence, Gen. Negrete would stop being a royalist and would join with Iturbide. This is first edition and attractively printed; a second was produced later in the year in Mexico City. This one has a three-page list of subscribers not noted by Garritz or CCILA; also, CCILA gives the year of printing in brackets but we see it is clearly on the title-page. Searches of NUC and WorldCat find only the copy at the British Library. Searches of CCPB and OPACs of the national libraries of Spain and Mexico fail to find any copies. CCILA locates a copy in the University of Guadalajara and an unverified copy at the Sutro. (A search of the Sutro OPAC fails to find it listed.) In contemporary marbled paper wrappers with modern stitching. Some corners bumped or dog-eared; a nice clean copy.

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        Cancion elegiaca sobre los desastres que ha causado en el reyno de Nueva Galicia, señaladamente en su capital Guadalaxara la rebelion del apostrata Bachiller Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, capataz de la gavilla de insurgentes, cura que fue del pueblo de la Congregacion de los Dolores en la diocesi de Michoacan

      Guadalaxara: Impresa ... por orden superior [6] ff., 35, [1] pp., [2] ff.. 1811 The author was a priest and a professor in the Royal University of Guadalajara, Mexico. His => POEM about Father Hidalgo and his rebellion was published in March of 1811 and contains both extended footnotes with "breaking news" about the events and a last minute additional leaf (p. 35 and its blank verso) with news conveyed from Gen. Pedro Celestino Negrete about his defeat of a rebel contingent. Later in the long war for independence, Gen. Negrete would stop being a royalist and would join with Iturbide. This is first edition and attractively printed; a second was produced later in the year in Mexico City. This one has a three-page list of subscribers not noted by Garritz or CCILA; also, CCILA gives the year of printing in brackets but we see it is clearly on the title-page. Searches of NUC and WorldCat find only the copy at the British Library. Searches of CCPB and OPACs of the national libraries of Spain and Mexico fail to find any copies. CCILA locates a copy in the University of Guadalajara and an unverified copy at the Sutro. (A search of the Sutro OPAC fails to find it listed.) In contemporary marbled paper wrappers with modern stitching. Some corners bumped or dog-eared; a nice clean copy.

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