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        Covering Letter from Dalhousie: 15th Sept. 1819 Lt General Earl of Dalhousie. and 21 Oct.

      Foolscap bifolium (Gater 1811 - Britannia watermark) Secretarial, marginal browning; signed by George Ramsay as 'Dalhousie'. Dated Halifax 15. September 1819 and addressed to the Judge Advocate General, presumably Sir John Beckett. Letter referring to lost papers re court martial of ensign 'Alain [?] Hutchinson of the 60 regiment' noting that the prisoner 'appears to be an unfit person to hold a commission in His Majesty's Forces'. Docket title to verso of second sheet.

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        Philipp Hackert.

      . Biographische Skizze, meist nach dessen eigenen Aufsätzen entworfen. 1st edition. Tübingen : Cottaischen Buchhandlung 1811. XII + [1] + 346 pp. Weakly browning copy bound in late 19th century halfleather with gold on spine. Free endpaper a little torn. Name on titlepage. * Hackert (1737-1807) was an important landscape artist and friend of Gothe.<br>Goed. Iv.3.398.202. WG2,83. Hagen 357..

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        The Royal Military Chronicle of British Officers Monthly Register, and Mirror

      (London): J. Davis 1811- (1814). A broken run of 8 of 9 volumes, lacking volume three. Contemporary half calf rubbed. Some foxing and off-setting. Vol. One, 7 portrait plates, 3 folding maps [one torn w.o. loss], 3 plates of fortifications [one torn w.o. loss]. Vol. Two, 6 portrait plates, 1 folding map, 1 plan, 4 plates of fortifications. - Vol. Four, 6 plates. Vol. Five, 6 portrait plates, 3 folding maps [one torn w.o.loss]. Vol. Six, 6 portrait plates, 2 plates, folding map. Vol. Seven, 6 portrait plates, folding map of Germany. Vol. 8, 6 portrait plates. Vol. Nine, 5 plates. Complete with all plates as called for with the addition of the map of Germany. A scarce and invaluable periodcal for the student of military history of the period.. Very Good. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: Roger Collicott Books]
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        Practical Observations on the Treatment of the Diseases of the Prostate Gland. Illustrated with copper plates

      London: G and W Nicol. G- : in good (minus) condition without dust jacket. Cover rubbed and scuffed. Later repair to spine now cracked and worn. Inside hinges cracked. Marks and browning throughout. Fep missing. Contents readable. Pages uncut. All plates have browning and foxing but are in good order. 1811. First Edition. Grey hardback cover. 240mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). 280pp + 80 pages of appendices [test results]. 13 copper plates. Previous owners inscription dated 1812. There are 10 chapters and 3 appendices: Middle Lobe, enlargement, stages, effects, on the secretion of the gland, effects on the bladder, disposition of the disease, effects on the secretion of urine, suppression, mode of treatment, enlargement of the middle lobe of the prostrate gland, cases on treatment, cases on degrees of enlargement, effect of injections, enlargement of the lateral lobes, inflammation of the verumontanum, abcess in the prostrate gland and ulcers. Everard Home (1756-1832) was Serjeant Surgeon to the King and surgeon at St Georges Hospital. This book may have been written to co-incide with lectures he did in 1810. .

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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 plates and text, mostly to the first part of the book, occasional spot, 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 Old Farmer's Almanac (56 individual Copies)

      VARIOUS PUBLISHERS - Copies housed in a three ring folder; metal and plastic fasteners; copies inserted between the clear Mylar sleeves. Fair to poor condition (taking the age into consideration); foxing; browning; some tattered. Years: 1811. 1819. 1860. 1862. 1863. 1864. 1865. 1866. 1867. 1869. 1870. 1871. 1872. 1873. 1874. 1876. 1877. 1878. 1880. 1881. 1882. 1883. 1890. 1895. 1896. 1909. 1917. 1918. 1919. 1921. 1922. 1923. 1924. 1925. 1927. 1928. 1930. 1931. 1932. 1933. 1934. 1935. 1936. 1938. 1940. 1944. 1946. 1947. 1948. 1949. 1950. 1951. 1952. 1953. 1964. 1968 . DATE PUBLISHED: EDITION: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Petralogy. ATreatise on Rocks.

      Printed for White, Cochrane & Co., LONDON 1811 - Two Volumes, 8vo. lv, [1] 599pp [1], xx, 656pp. engraved title-pages, three engraved plates and nineteen engraved vignettes. internally excellent with some spotting. Bound half green morocco, raised bands gilt ruled and titles.marbled endpapers, A.E.G. [John Pinkerton, Scottish Antiquarian and Historian] Excellent Copy Scarce Work. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: HALEWOOD AND SONS ABA ILAB. est.1867]
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        Petralogy. A Treatise on Rocks

      London: Printed for White, Cochrane & Co., 1811.. Sole edition. Two volumes. 8vo. lvi, 599, (1); xx, 656 pp. Contemporary dark blue half morocco over matching cloth sides, spines with raised bands, gilt lettered to two panels, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, a modern bookplate to the front pastedown of each volume. Some minor rubbing, intermittent foxing to volume II and some staining to the plates at the rear, the margins of the second title page sometime neatly restored, an attractive set overall. Two engraved title pages, 3 plates and 19 vignette illustrations.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        ALS to Princess de Salm-Dyck... ALS to Princess de Salm-Dyck regarding his continuing work on the Malay dictionary and articles relating to the Baudin voyage

      Paris: June, 1811. 4 pp. autograph letter signed Leschenault, 22 x 17.5 cm., neat and legible; very good. Why won't the French Ministry give me a Merino? 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 Langlès (interestingly, in the French national archives are some letters from Langlès 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.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        Plan hydrographique de la Baie de Cadiz levé en 1807, sous la direction du Vice-Amiral Rosily... Plan hydrographique de la Baie de Cadiz levé en 1807, sous la direction du Vice-Amiral Rosily

      Paris: Dépôt Général de la Marine, 1811. Engraved map measuring 700 x 1023 mm., blank margin slightly chipped, otherwise excellent condition. Peninsular War map of Cadiz. Fine map of the city and harbour of Cadiz, prepared by the French navy during the Peninsular WarAn island naval fortress, Cadiz was a crucial British bastion during the Peninsular War. Joseph Bonaparte, whilst in overall command of French forces in Spain, overlooked its capture when the French were still winning victories against Spanish armies. This proved a major oversight because Cadiz made an admirable base and resupply point for British forces under Wellington. British supply ships could come and go at will.When the French belatedly realised its strategic importance, they attempted to besiege the site with some 20,000 men but the British garrison held out without much difficulty against the French attackers who were under supplied and short of food. British reinforcements continued to arrive at Cadiz unimpeded by the French navy. In March 1811, the British under General Sir Thomas Graham actually sallied out from Cadiz and inflicted a heavy defeat on the French under Marshal Victor at Barrosa (hence the Barrosa Valley in South Australia). Cadiz never fell to the French despite a solid blockade and continued its valuable role as a resupply base until the end of hostilities in 1814.

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        Theater. 2 Bände.

      Rudolstadt, Hof-Buch- und Kunsthandlung, 1811-, 1812.. circa 20,5 x 13 cm. VI, 418; 328 SS., 1 Bl. Rote Lederbände d. Zt. mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, goldgeprägten Deckelfileten und dreiseitigem Goldschnitt. Wurzbach IX, 222; ADB XII, 726; Goed. VI, 465, 5: "Als Dramatiker ist er keiner der schlechtesten von den schreibfertigen Theaterpraktikern, wenigstens läßt sich seinen Lustspielen Situationskomik nicht absprechen." Nach einem abenteuerlichen Leben als Musiker, Schauspieler, Sänger und Dichter war Franz Ignaz Holbein, Edler von Holbeinsberg (1779-1855), als Theaterdichter, Regisseur und Direktor an zahlreichen städtischen Bühnen tätig, 1841 folgte er schließlich einem Ruf ans Wiener Hofburgtheater, wo er bis zum seinem Tode im Amt blieb. Aus seiner Zeit als Bühnendirektor in Bamberg, wo er sich das Wohlwollen des dort residierenden Herzogs Wilhelm in Bayern erwarb, stammen wohl diese beiden Prachtbände, die er dem Herzog vermutlich zum Geschenk gemacht hat. - Der erste Band mit verspieltem Rückendekor: Blütenketten, gehalten von einem Widderkopf, darüber der Titel schräg in einer Raute; der zweite mit geometrischer Rückengestaltung: die Felder mit kleinen Blütenköpfen im Rund sowie Titel- und Bandschild auf farbigem Grund. Beide innen wenig gebräunt oder fleckig, Band 1 fleckig und Rückenbezug leicht gewellt, Band 2 Gelenk mit geringem Wurmfraß, Deckel mit minimalen Wurmspuren. Dennoch beide sehr schön und dekorativ. Erste Ausgabe.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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        Distillers Looking Into Their Own Business.

      Thos. Tegg. October 10, 1811 Hand-coloured engraving; small tear to upper left margin not affecting image, sl. dusted otherwise a nice copy. Image 32.5 x 22.5 on 41 x 27cm sheet.George 11813. Three old men with grotesque and hideously carbuncled faces look into a cask of 'Double Rectified Spirits', streaming copiously from nose and mouth. Their heads and shoulders almost fill the design. On the left is a still with a pipe leading into the cask. Plate numbered 100 in top right corner.

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        Vue de la Galerie des Glaciers.

      . altkol. Aquatinta n. Gabriel Lory, 1811, 28 x 19,5 (H). Sehr schönes Blatt ( Bella stampa)

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        VIAGGIO A POMPEI, A PESTO E DI RITORNO AD ERCOLANO Colla illustrazione di tutti i monumenti finora scoverti, e colle piante delle tre distrutte città.

      Napoli, presso Perger, 1811. In-8 p. (mm. 218x132), bross. muta coeva (picc. manc.), pp. (8),248, con 1 tav. più volte ripieg. che raffigura la ?"topografia di Ercolano, Pesto e Pompei?". Dedicato a S.M. la Regina delle Due Sicilie. "Prima edizione" Cfr. Furchheim ?"Bibl. di Pompei, Ercolano..?", p. 84 - Fera / Morlicchio,II, p. 212: ?"Rara ottocentina?". Prime e ultime 2 carte bianche con manc. margin.; uniformi arross. o fiorit. o aloni margin. interc. nel t., peraltro discreto esempl. con barbe.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Malavasi sas]
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        Traité des partages faits en justice, utile à toutes sortes de personnes, et nécessaire aux avoués, notaires, experts et gens d'affaires des villes et des campagnes ; avec les formules de tous les actes qui ont rapport à cette procédure.

      Valence, Marc Aurel, 1811, - in-8, VIII-343 pp., maroquin cerise à long grain, dos lisse orné de filets et fleurons dorés, encadrement de double filet enserrant un pointillé doré sur les plats, pointillé doré sur les coupes, tranches dorées, hachures intérieures dorées, gardes de papier azur (reliure de l'époque). Ex-libris armorié.Unique édition, dans une condition rare pour ce genre de livres. L'ouvrage, dédié à Cambacérès, concerne essentiellement les partages successoraux. Absent de Dupin. Seulement 3 exemplaires au CCF. Très bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Historique F. Teissèdre]
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        The Crown Calendar for the Lincolnshire Lammas Assizes. the Twenty-Seventh of July, 1811.

      Drury and Son, Lincoln 1811 - Printed bill, 365 x 230 mm., stained and creased, on very thin paper chipping at the edges; very good. For the Term of her natural life. A rare and early Macquarie-era bill for the City of Lincoln, printing the results of the Lammas Assizes held on 27 July 1811 before Sir Nash Grose and Sir Alexander Thomson. A remarkable eight prisoners are listed as under sentence of transportation, two for the terms of their natural lives.The two major sentences for transportation were handed down against Elizabeth Barton for forging a promissory note, and Edward Robinson for burglary. Barton may have married as there does not seem to be a woman of her name listed among the convict records of that date, but Robinson was certainly sent out as one of those listed on the combined manifest for the Indefatigable and Minstrel.Of the six transported for the minimum seven years, five were convicted of felony (Robert Shearing, Susanna Rogers, Clipsham Allen, Jane Hurst and Sarah Ellis), and the last, Robert Milner, for horse stealing. The fate of Shearing is a mystery, as is that of the unusually named Clipsham Allen. Robert Milner may be the man of that name transported on the Admiral Gambier and Friends but said to have been convicted at York, but the fate of the three women is clearly recorded, with Susannah (with an "h") Rogers, Hurst and Ellis joining Robinson.

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        THE LONDON CABINET-MAKERS' UNION BOOK OF PRICES

      Published by Potts And Collinson, 1811. Hardback. Good. Good condition with no wrapper. Full brown suede leather binding, raise bands and red title label to spine. Large format. 11 x 9 inches. 19 b/w plates + b/w frontis. Title page + 3 pages Preface + 3 pages General Observations + 3 pages General Index + 2 pages Index to the Table + 2 pages Errata and Deductions Omitted + 474 pages. How to price up and build furniture. Covers grubby with chipped corners. Some page edges a little grubby. Title page browned with repaired tear. Preface has repaired tear. Frontis browned. [S]

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        Afbeeldingen van de Kleedingen, Zeden en Gewoonten in Holland, Met Den Aanvang Der Negentiende Eeuw

      Amsterdam: Chez E. Maaskamp, 1811. Second Edition. Full Calf. Near Fine. With 21 hand-colored plates watermarked from 1803 and 1811 (mostly the latter) with the names of Maaskamp and Colnaghi & Co. of London. Plates engraved by Portman after paintings of J. Kuyper. Colas 1681. Hiler 557. The plates stand out among so many others of the same era for their depiction of people doing things. These are truly genre scenes, as opposed to static costume poses, and they thus deliver visual information about aspects of the livelihood,custom and culture of the Dutch, as intended by the book&#39;s title, which translates as "Representations of the Costume, Morals and Customs of Holland in the Early 19th Century". While there is some scattered light foxing in the book, the plates themselves are for the most part exceptionally bright and clean. A few leaves have a tight crease now flattened -- the one plate that this affects it does so de minimus-ly and is scarcely worth comment. The full calf has shelfwear evident in the corners and some other scuff marks, with a small strip of surface leather lifted on the rear board. The front gutter shows past separation which now remedied but the crack visually remains apparent the whole way down, with some spots of raw leather showing along this line. Nonetheless the leather remains quite attractive and the defect remaining worth tolerating. But for this flaw the book might be described as fine.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques ]
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        Insectes de l'Amérique Équinoxiale, recueillis pendant le voyage de MM. De Humboldt et Bonpland.

      Paris, Schoell/ Smith, 1811-1833. Folio (345 x 260mm). pp. 127-252, with 8 fine handcoloured engraved plates; pp. 9-64 (of 138), with 4 (of 13) fine handcoloured plates. Contemporary half calf, gilt lettered spine. The present work was published as part of the zoology section of Humboldt's great survey of Central and South America, 'Voyage aux régions équinoxiales du Nouveau Continent fait en 1799-1804'. This massive work, published in 34 volumes over 25 years, covered natural history, economy, ethnography, and archaeology. The copy lacks pp. 65-138 of the second part and 9 plates. It contains all the plates concerning pages 9-64. Foxing to first title.//./Horn & Schenkling 10952; Fiedler & Leitner 4.5.

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        A GENERAL HISTORY AND COLLECTION OF VOYAGES AND TRAVELS Arranged in systematic order: forming a complete history of the origin and progress of navigation, discovery, and commerce, by sea and land, from the earliest ages to the present.

      Edinburgh, for William Blackwood, 1811-1816. In-8 p. (211x128), primi 17 (su 18) voll., p. vitellino coevo, decoraz. con tit. oro su tassello al dorso, ca. 500 pp. cad. vol., illustrati da 16 (su 23) carte geografiche e carte nautiche. Manca il vol. XVIII di W. Stevenson: "Historical Sketch of the Progress and Discovery, Navigation, and Commerce: from the earliest records to the beginning of the XIX century", pubblicato (anche separatamente) nel 1824: è un catalogo biografico dei viaggi per terra e per mare con gli Indici di tutta l'opera. "Edizione originale". Cfr. Brunet,III,655 - Graesse,IV,13. Celebre raccolta di letteratura di viaggi e scoperte a partire dal Medio Evo fino alla fine del '700, durante il regno di Giorgio III. Una parte importante è dedicata a specifici viaggi per terra e per mare, ordinati per ordine geografico e cronologico (in Europa, Asia, Africa, America, Australia e Poloinesia, oltre alla moltitudine di isole nel Pacifico). I difetti di questa raccolta sono nelle legature: le cerniere esterne sono abrase e con spacchi o picc. manc.; 9 voll. hanno i piatti staccati e a un vol. manca anche il piatto anter. I testi presentano solo lievi e uniformi arross. o ingialliture per la qualità della carta, altrimenti ben conservati.

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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

      Newcastle: Mackenzie and Dent, 1811. Octavo, two maps and three plates, a little toning and offsetting; very good in recent full polished calf. Rum Rebellion court-martial. 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; the three engravings are all straight copies. Other sections are taken from Tuckey, Mann, and others.Of particular note is the substantial appendix, which deals with the court-martial of George Johnston for his part in the Rum Rebellion; 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 Ferguson's own collection.

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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, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, New EditionFinely 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. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; 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.

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        POEMS

      Gilbert And Hodges 1811 - 1st 1811. Very good condition with no wrapper. Full burgundy morocco binding. Gilt title, decorations and raised bands to spine. Gilt borders to covers. Marbled endpapers. Portrait frontis. Front joint cracked. Light page-edge browning. Corners rubbed. [S] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Curtis's Botanical Magazine, or Flower-Garten displayed. In which the most Ornamental foreign Plants, cultivated in the Open Ground, the Green House, and the Stove, are accurately represented in their natural Colours. To which are added their Names, Class, Order, Generic aand Specific Characters, according to the celebrated Linnaeus; their Places of Growth, and Times of Flowering; Together with the most approved Methods of Culture. A Work Intended for the Use of such Ladies, Gentlemen, and Gardeners, as wish to become scientifically acquainted with the Plants they cultivate. Continued by John Sims, Fellow of the Royal and Linnean Societies.

      London: Sherwood, Neely & Jones 1811.. Volume 33. Mit 45 (3 gefalteten) altkolorierten Kupfertafeln (num. 1329-1373). 48 ungez. Bll. Halbleinenband. - Vorsatz stockfleckig, sonst kaum stockfleckig, insgesamt gut erhaltenes Exemplar.. Mit hervorragenden Blumendarstellungen inaltkolorierten Kupferstichen. Das "Botanical Magazine", begründet 1787 von dem Apotheker und Botaniker William Curtis ist die bedeutendste englische Gartenzeitschrift ihrer Zeit und erscheint noch heute. - Nissen BBI 2350; Stafleu-Cowan 1290 (ausführlich).

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        The Crown Calendar for the Lincolnshire Lammas Assizes... the Twenty-Seventh of July, 1811

      Lincoln: Drury and Son, 1811. Printed bill, 365 x 230 mm., stained and creased, on very thin paper chipping at the edges; very good. For the Term of her natural life. A rare and early Macquarie-era bill for the City of Lincoln, printing the results of the Lammas Assizes held on 27 July 1811 before Sir Nash Grose and Sir Alexander Thomson. A remarkable eight prisoners are listed as under sentence of transportation, two for the terms of their natural lives.The two major sentences for transportation were handed down against Elizabeth Barton for forging a promissory note, and Edward Robinson for burglary. Barton may have married as there does not seem to be a woman of her name listed among the convict records of that date, but Robinson was certainly sent out as one of those listed on the combined manifest for the Indefatigable and Minstrel.Of the six transported for the minimum seven years, five were convicted of felony (Robert Shearing, Susanna Rogers, Clipsham Allen, Jane Hurst and Sarah Ellis), and the last, Robert Milner, for horse stealing. The fate of Shearing is a mystery, as is that of the unusually named Clipsham Allen. Robert Milner may be the man of that name transported on the Admiral Gambier and Friends but said to have been convicted at York, but the fate of the three women is clearly recorded, with Susannah (with an "h") Rogers, Hurst and Ellis joining Robinson.

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        Diccionario crítico-burlesco del que se titula "Diccionario razonado manual para inteligencia de ciertos escritores que por equivocación han nacido en España" [1ª EDICIÓN]

      Cádiz, Imprenta del Estado-Mayor General, 1811 - 8º, [2]+XVI+138 p, holandesa tela, al parecer reutilizada, algo rozada. Puntos de óxido en primeras y últimas hojas. Palau: "La obra que ataca Gallardo se atribuye a los diputados Freile Castrillón y Pastor Pérez". Del Burgo: "Gallardo escribió esta oba en defensa de las Cortes, a pesar de lo cual estuvo una temporada encerrado en el castillo de Santa Catalina en Cádiz. El libro ataca todo lo atacable, incluso la religión, y al regresar Fernando VII en 1814 el autor emigró a Inglaterra temeroso del nuevo régimen". La obra se editó varias veces en los años siguientes. Liberalismo

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        Nach rechts liegender Hund.

      1811. Radierung, 1811, auf aufgewalztem China. 12,5::15,2 cm. Aus der Serie von 12 Blättern "Die Hunde". Literatur: Goedl-Roth 32. Vollrandiger Abdruck..

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        ALS to Princess de Salm-Dyck regarding his work on a Malay dictionary and articles relating to the Baudin voyage

      Paris: October, 1811. 3 pp. autograph letter signed Léschenault, 24.5 x 18 cm., neat and legible; very good. Chasing sheep in the wilds of France. The third substantial letter in this group from Leschenault, continuing his correspondence with the Princess. Leschenault comments at length on his travails in his continuing pursuit of some Merino sheeps, which had seen him travel into the wilds of France, where the roads and villages are more horrid than those in the Indies (no doubt a reference to his time in Timor).The letter opens with his rather scathing assessment of a place called Murat in the Mountains of the department of Cantal (where it is foggy most of the time). Well he has travelled into this place, worse than anything he has seen in the Indies, all in the hope of finding out more about the best kinds of pasturage for sheep. Thank goodness he was able to retreat to a pleasant chateaux run - God save him - by a Parisian woman, where he ate well and enjoyed a walk to see the waterfall at St. Priest (near St. Etienne). At the waterfall he had the leisure to be able to inspect the rocks with some care, and found them to be composed chiefly of quartz and granite, and probably with some other elements of which he is ignorant (a rather grand conceit on his behalf, as he goes on to list in even more detail the geologic formation of the region).A significant section of the letter deals with a discussion they had obviously had about the folly of requiring dogs to protect flocks of sheep, but in his travels Leschenault has had a long conversion with a gentleman from Limousin who has shown up the error in his thinking, because of the very real - and dramatic - danger they face from wolves, and Leschenault tells an involved anecdote regarding one particular incident.He does not know where he will travel next, but he still plans to visit several more regions on his fact-finding tour, notwithstanding the constant fog and the cold très vifs. The letter concludes with his regards to her husband and daughter Clémentine.Taken together, the three letters give an immediate and often humourous insight into the social expectations of one of the more important Baudin voyage scientists, and see him continuing work that can be seen to relate to his time in the Southern Hemisphere: the Malay dictionary, his articles on the science of the voyage, and his new fascination with the Merino, which has taken him far from the comforts of his beloved Paris.

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        ALS to Princess de Salm-Dyck regarding his work on a Malay dictionary

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

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        RECUEIL DES LOIS DE LA RÉPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE CONCERNANT L&#146;ORDRE JUDICIAIRE DEPUIS 1790 JUSQU&#146;AU 28 DÉCEMBRE 1811

      Montauban Charles Crosilhes Messidor An VI - , 20 vol. in-12, demi-veau fauve, tit. et tom. sur pc. bordeaux sur dos lisses ornés d&#146;emblèmes révolutionnaires représentant un trophée associé à un sceptre et à un faisceau ou sorte de hache, d&#146;une couronne de lauriers entourant la tom. et de triples filets dorés, tr. mouchetées rouges sur fond jaune, 1 p. manuscrite "Loi du 1xbre 1790 publiée le 12 xbre", (plats et coupes très lég. frottés, qq. coiffes émoussées, rares épidermures), très bel exemplaire.

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        Topographische Carte Hundert Quadrat-Meilen um Berlin.

      . Kupferstich v. Lud. Schmidt n. J. Schneider b. Achenwall & Co., dat. 1811, 42 x 50. Seltene Umgebungskarte. Nicht bei Lindner/ Zögner, Berlin im Kartenbild. Nicht bei Schulz, Stadtpläne von Berlin ( Vergleiche aber Schulz, Nr. 225 und 226 = die gleiche Karte mit anderen Verlagsangaben ). - Mit gestochener Bordüre. Über der Karte, innerhalb der gestochenen Bordüre ein Kopftitel. Unter der Karte Aufzählung der Kreise, die innerhalb der Karte von den Großbuchstaben von A - I gekennzeichnet sind. Zeigt die nahe Umgebung von Berlin. - Gebiet Oranienburg, Straußberg - Rüdersdorf, Storkow - Zossen - Beelitz, Trebelsee. Die Karte ist montiert. - Durchgängig leicht gebräunt und. Mit alten Längs- und Querfalten.

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        The Mirror of the Graces; or, The English Lady's Costume: Combining and harmonizing taste and judgment, elegance and grace, modesty, simplicity, and economy, with Fashion in dress . . with useful advice on female accomplishments, politeness and manners . By a Lady of Distinction

      London: Printed by B. Crosby and Co. Stationers' Court, Ludgate Street; and sold by All Booksellers, 1811 - Scarce Regency-era woman's manual addressing proper female dress, deportment, and cosmetics. " . Let me hasten to recommend to you, a publication at this time in much request, and which possesses much unique merit. It is entitled The Mirror of the Graces; or, The English Ladies'[sic] Costume. You will really be pleased with the book . This book teaches the art of combining a delicate taste with a correct judgment, without either aiding our vanities, or infringing on our duties . Read this work, with attention, it is really excellent of its order." - -ACKERMANN'S REPOSITORY, Volume 5, #29, May 1811 (COSTUME) First edition. 8vo. 4 hand-colored stipple-engraved plates by James Hopwood after H. Corbould, J. Swan and Son, Printers, 76 Fleet Street. 241 pp. Bound in full red polished calf by Bayntun, Bath, uncut. Bookplate and small blind stamp on title page. Near fine. Hiler p. 618; Colas 2065 (French ed.); Lipperheide 3252 (French ed.) [Attributes: First Edition]

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        De Indische Archipel, in het bijzonder het eiland Java.Haarlem, widow A. Loosjes (colophon: Amsterdam, printed by H. Bakels), 1823-1825. 3 volumes. 8vo. With 3 line-etched frontispieces, 3 full-page plates (2 line-etched, 1 hand-coloured aquatint with line etching), and a folding map (44 x 55.5 cm), hand-coloured in outline. Contemporary mottled half calf, gold-tooled spine.

      Bastin & Brommer 124; Saalmink, p. 435; Tiele, Bibl. 283. First Dutch edition of Crawfurd's major History of the Indian Archipelago, with a preface by the translator, Pieter de Haan. Crawfurd was part of the British expedition to Java in 1811 and held several senior post during the British occupation of the island. He befriended Javanese aristocratic literati and studied both Javanese and ancient Kawi, thus acquiring an intimate knowledge of Indonesian culture. The present work is an in depth account of the archipelago, more specifically of Java, treating its native population, agriculture, sciences and arts, languages, religions, history and legislation. The coloured plate shows a Papuan boy and a native from Bali. The accurate map is by John Walker and includes the Philippines.Some browning, joints of first volume splitting, otherwise in very good condition.

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        Versuch einer wissenschaftlichen Anleitung zum Studium der Landwirthschaftslehre.

      Vienna, Beck, 1810-1811. - 8vo. 2 vols. XXXII, 544, (2) pp. XLVI, (2), 656 pp. Contemp. boards with giltstamped red label to spine. First edition. - "With this treatise Trautmann introduced a new direction in agriculture by trying to reduce most axioms to chemico-physiological principles" (cf. ADB). - Clean, almost unbrowned copy from the 27,000-volume library of Duke Max in Bavaria (1808-88), father of Empress Elizabeth of Austria, with his shelfmark label. ADB XXXVIII, 518. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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&#39;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.

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        General Court-Martial, held at Chelsea, for the trial of Lieutenant Col. Johnston , Of the 102d Regiment, On May 7, 1811 [docket title]

      London, 1811. Foolscap broadside (verso with docket title); originally folded but remaining unbound, with deckle edges; in very good condition, framed. An exceptional rarity: the trial of George Johnston. One of the rarest and most significant of all pieces associated with William Bligh.Known today in just a handful of copies, this single-leaf broadside prints the verdict and sentence of the court-martial of Johnston for deposing Bligh as governor of New South Wales. A "General Order" publishing the findings of the court was published by H.M. Stationery Office for official distribution (known today from the Mitchell Library copy only), but some days after the conclusion of the trial Bligh was shocked to find in a London newspaper a fraudulent announcement of a verdict in Johnston&#39;s favour. He quickly had this version privately printed, for distribution to friends and to the press, so as to scotch any harmful rumours.Bligh had been appointed governor of New South Wales specifically to resolve the long-standing British dissatisfaction with the administration of New South Wales. Indeed, from the moment he took office at the end of 1806, Bligh set about breaking the political and monopolistic stranglehold of the corrupt Rum Corps officers. His main opponent was the discordant and corrupt ex-soldier, John Macarthur. When Macarthur was charged with a breach of Port Regulations in January 1808, he deliberately raised the stakes and had six of his Rum Corps cronies, sitting illegally as a court, grant him bail. When Bligh refused to recognise this improperly constituted "court", the weak and vacillating commander of the New South Wales Corps, George Johnston, was persuaded to arrest Bligh and take command of the settlement to avoid the "insurrection and massacre" that Macarthur claimed were imminent if the disaffected populace - in other words, Macarthur and friends - should rise against Bligh&#39;s "tyranny". For a full year Bligh remained in the colony, powerless until the new governor, Lachlan Macquarie, arrived to reinstate and relieve him. When finally the leaders of this extraordinary coup were brought to trial only Johnston was court-martialled while the other rebels escaped criminal proceedings on a legal technicality.Ferguson was initially unaware of this broadside; several years into his Bibliography he was able to record the then unique Mackaness copy at the end of his fourth volume - and that copy is still the only one recorded in the 1986 Ferguson Addenda (it was sold in 1968 from the second Mackaness catalogue for A$1250, three times the price of Bligh&#39;s Voyage in the same catalogue). In recent times the Davidson copy has also appeared for sale.

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        FABLES ANCIENT AND MODERN

      1811 -

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        Surgical Observations on Injuries of the Head; and on miscellaneous Subjects.

      . Philadelphia: Printed for Thomas Dobson, at the Stone Houise, No.41, South Second street, 1811, 8°, 299, (1) pp., 1 Taf.; "New Books, .. publ. Thomas Dobson" 2 pp., Halbereinband mit alten Deckeln, Rücken erneuert.. First American Edition. First neurosurgical book printed in America! - John Abernethy (1764-1831), a pupil of Percivall Pott and one of his successors as Surgeon at St. Bartholomew's, wrote one of the first separate monographs on head injuries in the beginning of the 19th century. In addition to outlining the same principles that had been formulated by Pott, Abernethy noted the occurrence of a fixed dilated pupil in a case of epiural hematoma. He felt this was an additional sign to distinguish compression of the brain from concussion, but he did not recognize the lateralizing significance of his observations. This work was published the following year in Philadelphia and is the first book on neurosurgical topic printed in America." Eugene S. Flamm. In: A Hist. of Neurosurgery (Ed. by Samuel H. Greenblatt), p.78 ... - - "It is difficult to ascertain the exact priority for suggesting carotid ligation. It was first used to control hemorrhage from traumatic laceration of the carotid artery. A particularly vivid surgical description is provide by John Abernethy." Eugene S. Flamm. In: : A Hist. of Neurosurgery (Ed. by Samuel H. Greenblatt), p.267 - - "John Abernethy ligated a lacerated artery in a patient who was gored by an ox. While the patient died, the procedure attracted significant attention. Within a few years, and throughout the 19th century, there were numerous reports of successful cervical carotid artery ligation for the treatment of trauma and intracranial aneurysms."Issam A. Awad. In: : A Hist. of Neurosurgery (Ed. by Samuel H. Greenblatt), p.273

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        PRACTICAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR MILITARY OFFICERS

      1811 - HOYT, E[paphras]. PRACTICAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR MILITARY OFFICERS: Comprehending a Concise System of Military Geometry, Field Fortification and Tactics of Riflemen and Light Infantry. Also The Scheme for Forming a Corps of a Partisan, and Carrying on the Petite Guerre, by Roger Stevenson, Esq., Revised, Corrected and Enlarged. To Which is Annexed, A New Military Dictionary; Containing the French Words, and Other Technical Terms, now used in the Art of War; with other Matter Connected with Military Operations. Greenfield (MA): John Denio, 1811. First thus. viii, 479 pp. + 1 pp. errata. 8vo., full calf. Both boards and front flyleaf detached. Moderate foxing to text and plates. 14 engraved plates, some folding. Spine split, bookblock still intact. As is. Sabin 33403.

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        The plays of William Shakspeare : accurately printed from the text of the corrected copy left by the late George Steevens, esq. With a series of engravings, from original designs of H. Fuseli ... [complete in 9 volumes]

      London : printed for J. Nichols and Son; F.C. and J. Rivington; J. Stockdale ... [and 36 others], 1811, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, New EditionGood to very good copies bound in contemporary full aniline calf. Gilt titles to spines, with gilt and blind tooling to compartments. Gilt and blind-tooled borders to panels. Spine bands and panel edges slightly worn and rubbed as with age. Minor surface marks to boards. Some hinges starting (vols., 2, 3, 4, & 9). Bumped corners. Marbled endpapers. Scattered foxing, mainly to intro. and end-pages of vols. Remains quite well-preserved overall.; ; Physical description: 9 v. : ill. ; 23 cm. Subjects: Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) -- Plays -- Collections. Notes: "... and a selection of explanatory and historical notes from the most eminent commentators; A history of the stage, a life of Shakespeare, &c. by Alexander Chalmers." --title page. Contents: v. 1. [Historical and critical matter] The tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona. Merry wives of Windsor. --v. 2 Twelfth-night. Measure for measure. Much ado about nothing. Midsummer-night's dream. Love's labour's [sic] lost. --v. 3. Merchant of Venice. As you like it. All's well that ends well. Taming of the Shrew. Winter's tale. --v. 4. Comedy of errors. Macbeth. King John. King Richard II. King Henry IV., part I. --v. 5. King Henry IV., part II. King Henry V. King Henry VI., part I. King Henry VI., part II. --v. 6. King Henry VI., part III. King Richard III. King Henry VIII. Troilus and Cressida. --v. 7. Timon of Athens. Coriolanus. Julius Ceasar. Antony and Cleopatra. --v. 8. Cymbeline. Titus Andronicus. Pericles. King Lear. --v. 9. Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello. Glossarial index.

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        The Art of Preserving all Kind of Animal and Vegetable Substances for Several Years. Translated from the French

      London: Printed for Black, Parry, and Kingsbury, 1811., 1811. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. 12mo. Contemporary full mottled calf with red title label and gilt to spine, gilt rule to boards, marbled end papers, speckled edges. Rubbed to extremities; William Middleton&#39;s bookplate to paste down. With folding plate. A superb copy. In 1795 Appert began developing the first workable process under Napoleon&#39;s auspices as a much needed way to maintain and extend the line of supply of food to military campaigns. Only in 1810 was he allowed to publish the method. Appert&#39;s method was strictly empirical. Pasteur eventually discovered a scientific explanation for the process and refined its operation. Pasteur later admitted that his own process of pasteurization was chiefly a refinement and scientific explanation of Appert&#39;s methods. "Appert, the son of an innkeeper, was a cook and confectioner, working in his father&#39;s establishment at first and then for several noblemen in the days before the French Revolution. Self-educated, he was interested in devices for preserving food, for professional purposes. So was Napoleon, for economic and military purposes. Napoleon offered a prize in 1795 for practical preservation methods, and Appert spent fourteen years working out a system in which by first heating the food and then sealing it from air, putrefaction was prevented. He opened a factory to produce such sealed products in 1804... Napoleon gave him 12,000 francs in 1809 and Appert then published his discovery - which served as the foundation of the vast canning industry of today and, with Borden&#39;s work a half century later, altered the food habits of man." Lowndes I, 58. Vicaire Bibliog. Gastronomique, 35. Encyclopedia Brittannica.

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        A New Map of Part of the United States of North America, containing the Carolinas and Georgia, also the Floridas and part of the Bahama Islands.

      John Cary, London 1811 - The map comes from Cary\\\\\\\\\\\'s new universal atlas, containing distinct maps of all the principal states and kingdoms throughout the World. From the latest and best authorities. London: Printed for J. Cary, Engraver and Map-seller, No. 181, near Norfolk Street, Strand, 1808. The atlas was first published in 1808 (The 1st ed.). which our map is an example from the first edition of 1808. The atlas was reissued in 1811, 1819 (one third of the maps amended), 1824 (maps unchanged from 1819 except for the date), 1828 (same as 1824, except for date changes, with reissues in 1833, 1836 (Baskes), and 1844). This is a fine and important atlas, one of the best of its period, and a source for American mapmakers atlas The state of Georgia has been extended to the shores of the Mississippi River. The map depicts territories controlled by different native American nations, and also depicts different hunting grounds. In addition to this many roads are shown in the states of North and South Carolina and Tennessee. Florida has been separated into two parts, east and west. At the time of the map?s publication the territory of Florida was under Spanish control but this was later ceded to the United States in 1819., Size : 460x520 (mm), 18.125x20.5 (Inches), Original Outline Coloring Very Good, small tear on the right part of the upper margin professionally repaired not affecting the image. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A New Map of Part of the UNITED STATES OF NORTH AMERICA, containing the Carolinas and Georgia also the Floridas and part of the Bahama Islands

      London., 1811. Copper engraving. Original colour. Very good condition. Some minor offset. Size: 52 x 46 cm. (20½ x 18 inches) Beautiful map of southern part of early nineteenth-century United States, when the Mississippi formed the western border. It shows the extent of development in the South at the time; an interesting detail is the native-American lands of western Georgia (present day Mississippi and Alabama). John Cary is considered by some to be the finest of English cartographers. His maps, although not the most decorative, appeal for their clarity, detail and the precision of engraving. When the Ordnance Survey began accurately mapping the UK, they used John Cary&#39;s style as the basis for their work. From Cary&#39;s New Universal Atlas.

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