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        THE NEW BOTANIC GARDEN. Illustrated with one hundred and thirty-three plants, engraved by Sansom, from original pictures, and coloured with the greatest exactness from drawings by Sydenham Edwards

      J. Stockdale. London. 1812. FIRST EDITION. Two volumes bound in one. Both title pages present. Large 4to. (12 x 9.7 inches). Vol. 1. Half title, title page, iv,256. --- Vol. 2. Half title, title page, iv. pp 257 - 503. Beautifully illustrated throughout with 61 fine full page hand coloured engraved plates. A clean and wide margined copy in fine early Nineteenth Century leather bindings. Contemporary full sprinkled brown calf. Spines with decorative bands, ruled in gilt. Compartments decorated and lettered in gilt. Boards with triple ruled and decorative borders in gilt. All edges gilt. Decorative gilt roll to inner boards. Marbled endpapers. Previous owners armorial bookplate in each volume. Extremities a little rubbed and a small area of old worm damage to the lower edge of the rear board on volume one but. Overall a very near fine, attractive set of this beautiful work in lovely early leather bindings. ----- The plates were featured in an earlier work, A Complete Dictionary of Practical Gardening, by R. W. Dickson between 1805 and 1807. This is the first appearance of this title.

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        Scott's Poetical Works

      James Ballantyne And Co, Edinburgh 1812 - 8 volumes in-octavo ( 220x140 mm ) pleine veau blond, dos à 5 nerfs ornés d'une guirlande dorée, titre dorés sur pièces de maroquin vieux rouge, guirlande dorée en tête et queue, date en queue, plats encadrés d'une guirlande à froid et d'un filet doré.- Minstrelsy of the Scottisch Berder consisting of Historical and Romantic Ballads collected in the Southern Counties od Scotland with a few of modern dae, founded upon Local tradition. 1812.3 volumes. Volume I. CLXXXV, 322 pages. Historical Ballads.Volume II. 456 pages. Historical Ballads. Romantic Ballads.Volume III. 488 pages. Romantic Ballads. Imitations of the Ancient Ballad.- Marmion : A Tale of Flodden Field. 1815. 506 pages.- Rokeby A Poem. 1815. 413 pages.- The Lord od the Isles A Poem. 1815. 443 pages.- The Lay of the last Minstrel, a Poem. 1816. 349 pages.- The Lady of the Lake. A Poem. 1816. 433 pages. Poésie. Scott

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        Die Krankheiten des Auges, für praktische Ärzte geschildert. Komplett in 3 Bänden.

      8. Mit 1 lithographierten Tafel im 1. Band und einigen Textabbildungen. XVI, 288 S. 354 S. 441 S., Halblederbände mit goldgepr. Rückentitel. Erste Ausgabe / First Edition. - Carl Ferdinand von Arlt (1812 in Obergraupen - 1887 in Wien), österreichischer Chirurg und Augenarzt. Ab 1849 Professor für Augenheilkunde an der Universität Prag von 1856 bis 1883 Professor an der Universität Wien und Leiter der Augenklinik. Sein Lehrbuch "Die Krankheiten des Auges für practische Ärzte" fand weltweite Verbreitung. - 1.Bd: Die Kranlkeiten der Binde- und Hornhaut. - 2. Bd: Die Krankheiten der Sclera, Iris, Choriodea und Linde. - 3. Bd: Die Krankheiten des Glaskörpers, der Netzhaut, der Augenmuskeln, der Augenlider, der Thränenorgane und der Orbita. Bezugspapier der Einbände teilw. beschädigt. Zahlreiche medizinische Bleistiftanmerkungen und Unterstreichungen im Text. Seiten stellenw. stockfleckig.

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        Autograph Letter Signed, "N Webster jun[ior]," to bookseller Daniel Steele of Albany, NY requesting payment for the sale of a Dictionary

      New Haven, Ct, 1812. 1 p. pen and ink with integral address leaf and docketing. 4to. Old folds. 1 p. pen and ink with integral address leaf and docketing. 4to. I received from you last summer ... 15 dol'rs on ... the Dictionaries. Reading in part:"I received from you last summer by your brother, 15 dol'rs on acct. of the Dictionaries. I understand you sent some of them - I believe 50 - to Mr. Seward of Utica. If so, you retain, if I recollect right, 150 copies - or 250. I wish for a settlement - if the books are sold - you deducting expenses & your commission. At any rate I wish for an amount of sales - & any balance in your hands. I sold the books at 42 cents - 42 dollars the hundred - at the time of publication. [A]s I have waited so long, if any profit has accrued, I ought to receive it. I have drawn an order by Mr. Platt …."Webster most likely refers to his Compendious Dictionary of the English Language, printed in 1806 in an edition of 7,000 copies and priced $1.50. It was Webster's first dictionary and its publication marked a turning point in Webster's life, as he would devote the next twenty plus years to working on his historic American Dictionary (1828). If Webster's efforts to collect his profits don't come across here as urgent, it is likely because his Speller, Grammar, and Reader had long since been mainstays in American classrooms, and earned for him a comfortable living. Daniel Steele was among the earliest booksellers in Albany and "kept the largest and best assortment of books outside of New York City" (Howell and Tenney, Bi-centennial History of Albany, p. 650).

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        Collection of 13 aquatint views of Amsterdam].Amsterdam, Evert Maaskamp, [ca. 1826]. Oblong 4to (21 x 25 cm). With 13 sepia aquatint plates (image size ca. 15.5 x 19 cm). Contemporary green boards.

      - Cf. Landwehr, Coloured plates 365 and 452. Charming collection of 13 sepia aquatint plates with views of Amsterdam, published by Evert Maaskamp. They include the Royal Palace (interior and exterior), the stained glass windows of the Oude Kerk, a theatre, a concert at the Felix Meritis and several views of Amsterdam's famous canals. All but the last plate were also issued by Maaskamp in 4 instalments with a letterpress title-page, Nouvelle statistique historique d'Amsterdam, each instalment accompanied by 8 pages of text, dated 1812 by Landwehr. At least the present series appears to be later, for the laid paper tissue guards, from a single paper stock, match one from 1826 (Voorn, Noord-Holland 184). With bookplate on paste-down. One plate with a marginal water stain, not affecting the image, some occasional offsetting on the tissue guards and the back of previous plates, some other plates slightly stained in the margins, but otherwise in very good condition. Binding worn along the extremities.

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        OBERWESEL., "Vue d'Oberwesel et la Ruine de Schomberg". Prächtige Gesamtansicht vom Rhein aus, links die Ruine Schönberg.

      Altkol. Aquatinta von Radl nach Schütz, 1812, 47,5 x 59 cm. Schönes Blatt in kräftigem Altkolorit. - Auf Chinapapier aufgezogen, mit wenigen Restaurierungen in den Rändern. Rheinland-Pfalz - Saarland

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        Flore pittoresque des environs de Paris, Contenant la description de toutes les Plantes qui croissent naturellement dans un rayon de dix-huit à vingt lieues de cette Capitale; la figure coloriée de celles qui sont employées en Médecine, dans les Arts, dans l"Economie rurale et l"Economie domestique; enfin, des notices détaillées et raisonnées, sur leurs diverses propriétés; sur les principes qu"elles fournissent à l"analyse chimique, et sur les phénomènes de physiologie végétale qu"elles offrent. Ouvrage orné de plus de 250 figures coloriées, presque toutes de grandeur nature; renfermant en outre des Elémens de Botanique; un Vocabulaire des mots employés le plus fréquemment dans cette Science, et une Carte topographique des environs de Pari

      Paris: L"Auteur, Migneret, Fantin, 1812 (1814 pour le supplément) - Edition originale, in-4; Flore: faux-titre, titre, xxv, [6p. Explications du Premier au Sixième tableau], 214p., [1p. Errata]; 1 carte dépliante en couleurs, 62 planches comprenant chacune 4 figures coloriées, 6 tableaux. comprenant de nombreuses petites figures (racines, tiges, feuilles simples et composées, fruits, fleurs, système sexuel.). Supplément: iv, 5 - 28p., 1 planche coloriée comprenant 4 figures; soit au total 1 carte et 69 planches dessinées et gravées par l"auteur. Reliure ancienne en demi-basane marbrée, dos lisse orné habilement refait dans le goût de l"époque avec pièce de titre rouge, gardes renouvelées. Quelques petites taches et annotations anciennes au crayon, un coin de page restauré anciennement, mais un bon exemplaire. Bien complet de la grande carte coloriée et du Supplément. Pritzel 9767, Tucker 721. Nombreuses et jolies figures coloriées. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Die Haushaltung der Menschen in allen Himmelsstrichen. Eine Gallerie von Darstellungen der merkwürdigsten menschlichen Wohnplätze, Gebräuche und Sitten aus allen fünf Welttheilen.

      Wien , Anton Strauß, [um 1812]. - Bände 1-4 in einem Bd. 1060 SS. Mit 64 handkolorierten Kupferstichtafeln (16 je Bd.) nach Zeichnungen des Verfassers. Späterer marmorierter Halbleinenband. 8vo. Wiener Ausgabe der Lang'schen Reisebeschreibungen. Die hübsch kolorierten, vom Verfasser selbst stammenden Kupferstichtafeln zeigen Bekleidung und Behausung verschiedener Bevölkerungsgruppen. - Am Titel jew. zeitgenöss. hs. Besitzvermerk des Paters Ambrosius Lents. Vorderes Innengelenk gelockert.

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        Gesamtansicht von der Danziger Bucht; darunter Stadtplan mit der Vestung und dem Hafen ('Ansicht von Pillau. - Situations Plan von dem Hafen zu Pillau.').

      - Kupferstich v. Schinkel, dat. 1812, 35 x 24 Shows a city view from the Gdansk Bay and a town plan from the fortress and the harbour of Baltijsk. - Rare view!

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        Memoirs of the Late Philip Melvill, Esq, Lieutenant Governor of Pendennis Castle, Cornwall; with an Appendix, Containing Extracts from His Diaries and Letters, Selected By a Friend. Together with Two Letters and a Sermon Occasioned by His Death

      Published by Hatchard, Piccadilly, London and others First Edition 1812. 1812., 1812. First edition 1812 printed by J. Dennett, Leather Lane, London, hard back binding in half chestnut brown calf, black and gilt title label to the spine with tooled gilt cross lines, original pink, green and black marble paper covered boards and end papers. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½''. Contains [viii] 1-178 Memoirs; 179-291 Appendix followed by List of Subscribers. From the private library of Andrew Leigh, General Manager of The Old Vic, London, being passed down through the family with smart bookplate inside the front cover 'Henry James Leigh'. In Very Good clean and bright condition with only very slight dustiness to text block edges. Philip Melvill served in India, as a lieutenant in the 73rd regiment in the war against Hyder Ali's forces. In 1780, he was wounded, captured and held prisoner for four years under bad conditions, on his release, he was promoted to Captain. However, he was still very ill and stayed with his brother in Bengal until 1786, when he was much recovered. On his return to England in 1797, he was appointed the commander of an invalid company based on Guernsey, where he married Miss Elizabeth Dobree. He set up a school for the children of soldiers in his command and was then appointed Lieutenant-Governor of Pendennis Castle and served until 1811. In 1807, he founded the Falmouth Misericordia Society "for the relief of poor strangers and distressed persons of the town". He also helped found a Church Girls' School in 1802 and a Boys' School in 1805, and formed the Pendennis Volunteer Artillery, a local militia. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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        Memoir of the Late Reverend J.T. van der Kemp, Missionary in South Africa

      1812 - First edition. Portrait frontispiece. 8vo. Later half calf, with red morocco label, spine gilt, tear to page 8. 42pp. London, Dr Kemp spent thirteen years in South Africa as a missionary. Having failed after fifteen months to persuade King Gaika to grant permission for the establishment of a mission in Kaffir Country, he travelled to Algoa Bay. Here, with Mr Read and the assistence of Governor Dundas, a settlement and mission was formed at Bota's Place. However, ongoing problems with the neighbouring Boers beset the mission's activities.Mendelssohn II, p543. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les Fontaines de Paris, Anciennes et Nouvelles Ouvrage contenant soixante planches dessinees et gravees au trait par M. Moisy: Accompanees de descriptions historiques et de notes critiques et litteraires

      Firmin Didot, Paris 1812 - 142p. plus index. 44 cm hardcover folio rebound with leather spine, marbled boards and new endpapers. Includes 60 black and white engravings. 1-59 plus 19 'bis.' Light foxing on some pages. A stain on bottom edge which bleeds a little onto the bottom of pages. Deckled bottom edge. Impression of type appears raised on other side of pages (engravings are not printed on the other side of the page). Archival tape repair bottom corner of page 30. Additional engraved title 'Nouvelles Fontaines erigees de l'ordre et par la munificence de Napoleon le Grand.' A beautiful portfolio of the engravings of Alexandre Moisy of massive public fountains of Paris with 1-3 pages of description by diplomat, scholar, lawyer Charles Alexandre Amaury Pineux. These frequently include a poem along with notes on their construction. The plates had previously been published separately in 1810. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        RICHARD SHARPE'S ADVENTURE Series by Bernard Cornwell Paperback Set Books 8-14

      Sharpe's Eagle: Richard Sharpe and the Talavera Campaign July 1809Sharpe's Gold: Richard Sharpe and the Destruction of Almeida, August 1810Sharpe's Escape: The Bussaco Campaign, 1810Sharpe's Fury: The Battle of Barrosa, March 1811Sharpe's Battle: The Battle of Fuentes de Onoro, May 1811Sharpe's Company: Richard Sharpe and the Siege of Badajoz, January to April 1812Sharpe's Sword: Richard Sharpe and the Salamanca Campaign, June and July 1812 . New.

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        Säkularausgabe. 41 Bde. komplett inklusive aller Kommentarbde. und des Registerbdes. Herausgegeben von den Nationalen Forschungs- und Gedenkstätten der klassischen deutschen Literatur in Weimar und dem Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in Paris.

      Bd. 1: Gedichte 1812 - 1827. Bd. 1KI: Gedichte 1812 - 1827 Kommentar. Bd. 1KII: Gedichte 1812 - 1827 Kommentar. Bd. 2: Gedichte 1827 - 1844 und Versepen. Bd. 3: Gedichte 1845 - 1856. Bd. 4: Tragödien, frühe Prosa 1820 - 1831. Bd. 5: Reisebilder I 1824 - 1828. Bd. 6: Reisebilder II 1828 - 1831. Bd. 7: Über Frankreich 1831 - 1837. Bd. 7K: Über Frankreich 1931 - 1937 Kommentar. Bd. 8: Über Deutschland 1833 - 1836 Kunst und Philosophie. Bd. 9: Prosa 1836 - 1840. Bd. 10: Pariser Berichte 1840 - 1848. Bd. 11: Lutezia. Berichte über Politik, Kunst und Volksleben. Bd. 12: Späte Prosa 1847 - 1856. Bd. 13: Poemes et Légendes. Bd. 13: Poemes et Légendes. Kommentar. Bd. 14: Tableaux de Voyage I. Bd. 15: Tableaux de Voyage II. Italie. Bd. 14/15K: Reisebilder. Tableaux de Voyage. Kommentar. Bd. 16: De l?Allemagne I. Bd. 17: De l?Allemagne II. Bd. 18: De la France. Bd. 19: Lutèce. Bd. 20: Briefe 1815 - 1831. Bd. 20K: Briefe 1815 - 1831 Kommentar. Bd. 21: Briefe 1831 - 1841. Bd. 21K: Briefe 1831 - 1841 Kommentar. Bd. 22: Briefe 1842 - 1849. Bd. 22K: Briefe 1842 - 1849 Kommentar. Bd. 23: Briefe 1850 - 1856. Bd. 23K: Briefe 1850 - 1856 Kommentar. Bd. 24: Briefe an Heine 1823 - 1836. Bd. 24K: Briefe an Heine 1823 - 1836 Kommentar. Bd. 25: Briefe an Heine 1837 - 1841. Bd. 25K: Briefe 1837 - 1841 Kommentar. Bd. 26: Briefe an Heine 1842 - 1851. Bd. 26K: Briefe an Heine 1842 - 1851 Kommentar. Bd. 27: Briefe an Heine 1852 - 1856. Bd. 27K: Briefe an Heine 1852 - 1856 Kommentar. Bd. 20-27R: Briefwechsel 1815 - 1856 Register. - Umschläge gebräunt mit kl. o. grösseren Randläsuren, vereinzelt auch Ausrissen, teils fleckig, angeschmutzt und/oder lichtrandig, Einband vereinzelt fleckig oder lichtrandig, Schnitte teils fleckig, Bll. und Vorsätze teils gebräunt, wenige mit Knickspuren, bei wenigen Bd. sind die Kapitalbändchen defekt. Insgesamt gute Exemplare. - Einzelverkauf der Bände ist ggfs. auch möglich. Bitte fragen Sie uns.

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        \"Isar Thor zu München, erbaut um 1310\". Reich staffagierte Ansicht von der Außenseite mit dem ehemaligen alten Wehrgang, rechts vorne noch die alten Torwach- und Militärhäuser; in der Ferne die Türme der Peters- und Frauenkirche.

       Radierung, 1812, 23,5 x 32,5 cm. Trost R50; Maillinger I,1768; Slg. Proebst 586; Lentner 1178: \"Sehr seltene Folge dieser prächtigen Radierungen, die mit zu dem schönsten gehören, was es über Alt-München gibt\". - In den Rändern geringfügig braunfleckig. Sehr kräftiger, breitrandiger Abzug vor Zellers Adresse! Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Oberbayern

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        The Freeman's Guide: Containing the Federal Constitution, and the..

      1812. With an Early Printing of the Louisiana State Constitution [Constitutions]. The Freeman's Guide: Containing the Federal Constitution, and the Constitutions of the Different States of the United States of America: With the Latest Amendments. Charlestown [MA]: Printed and Published by Solomon B. Brega, 1812. 294 pp. 12mo. (7" x 4"). Contemporary sheep, blind fillets to boards, lettering piece and gilt fillets to spine. Moderate rubbing with some wear to corners, recent owner bookplate to front pastedown. Light browning to text, occasional light foxing, early owner signatures to front free endpaper and head of title page. A well-preserved copy. $950. * Only edition. Includes the Declaration of Independence and Washington's Farewell Address. The U.S. Constitution includes the original 13th Amendment. The 18 state constitutions are printed in chronological order, Louisiana's is dated January 22, 1812. The other states are: Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont and Virginia. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 3067.

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        CONSTITUCIÓN POLÍTICA DE LA CONSTITUCIÓN ESPAÑOLA, PROMULGADA EN CADIZ A 19 DE MARZO DE 1812 - 1820

      Imprenta Nacional de Madrid, Madrid - Estado de conservación: Bueno. Encuadernación de época. Faltas, daños, anotaciones, firmas: Aparentemente no presenta faltas, anotaciones, firmas o daños. Tiene una firma en la guarda. Páginas: 120 Año: 1820 Medidas: 15 X 10 cm. Ilustraciones o Grabados: No Fotografías: No Encuadernación: Pasta española. Tejuelo en granate. Hierros dorados en lomo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Rural Sports. In Three Volumes.

      London. Longman, Hurst, Rees, & Orme. 1812. - sm4to, 24cm, reprint of 1807 edition, in 3 volumes, [viii], 633,[1] & 594 & 504,[38]pp., index, decorated engraved title-pages, with 66 engraved plates (complete as listed), in contemporary full polished calf rebacked, blind and gilt decorations in the panels with the original double red and green labels relayed, wide gilt and blind decorated borders on the boards, gilt inner dentelles, gilt stag decoration on the covers, marbled endpapers and edges, some slight foxing on some plates, no printed title pages apparently as issued, a fine attractive bound set. (spg) ~ A very popular English sporting book of the early 1800's by the Reverend William Barker Daniel (1754-1833), noted as being a much more involved sportsman rather than in his calling as a cleric. Volume I has chapters on the hunting dog, fox, stag, hare, rabbit, martin, badger, otter and game laws. Volume II dedicated to fishing and fish of all kinds. Volume III involves the hunting of all kinds of birds, with chapters on retrievers, target shooting and guns. With an impressive collection of engravings particularly of dogs, fish and birds. Signed bindings "C. Sully, Bookbinder, Soho". With the fox-hunting book-plates of Viola T. Winmill (1891-1925) of Virginia: foxhunt rider, coach driver and race horse owner. A supplement was issued in 1813. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Freeman's Guide: Containing the Federal Constitution, and the...

      1812. With an Early Printing of the Louisiana State Constitution [Constitutions]. The Freeman's Guide: Containing the Federal Constitution, and the Constitutions of the Different States of the United States of America: With the Latest Amendments. Charlestown [MA]: Printed and Published by Solomon B. Brega, 1812. 294 pp. 12mo. (7" x 4"). Contemporary sheep, blind fillets to boards, lettering piece and gilt fillets to spine. Moderate rubbing with some wear to corners, recent owner bookplate to front pastedown. Light browning to text, occasional light foxing, early owner signatures to front free endpaper and head of title page. A well-preserved copy. $950. * Only edition. Includes the Declaration of Independence and Washington's Farewell Address. The U.S. Constitution includes the original 13th Amendment. The 18 state constitutions are printed in chronological order, Louisiana's is dated January 22, 1812. The other states are: Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont and Virginia. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 3067.

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        Rural Sports In Three Volumes

      London. Longman, Hurst, Rees, & Orme. 1812.. Hardcover. sm4to, 24cm, reprint of 1807 edition, in 3 volumes, [viii], 633,[1] & 594 & 504,[38]pp., index, decorated engraved title-pages, with 66 engraved plates (complete as listed), in contemporary full polished calf rebacked, blind and gilt decorations in the panels with the original double red and green labels relayed, wide gilt and blind decorated borders on the boards, gilt inner dentelles, gilt stag decoration on the covers, marbled endpapers and edges, some slight foxing on some plates, no printed title pages apparently as issued, a fine attractive bound set. (spg) ~ A very popular English sporting book of the early 1800's by the Reverend William Barker Daniel (1754-1833), noted as being a much more involved sportsman rather than in his calling as a cleric. Volume I has chapters on the hunting dog, fox, stag, hare, rabbit, martin, badger, otter and game laws. Volume II dedicated to fishing and fish of all kinds. Volume III involves the hunting of all kinds of birds, with chapters on retrievers, target shooting and guns. With an impressive collection of engravings particularly of dogs, fish and birds. Signed bindings "C. Sully, Bookbinder, Soho". With the fox-hunting book-plates of Viola T. Winmill (1891-1925) of Virginia: foxhunt rider, coach driver and race horse owner. A supplement was issued in 1813. .

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        Säkularausgabe. 41 Bde. komplett inklusive aller Kommentarbde. und des Registerbdes. Herausgegeben von den Nationalen Forschungs- und Gedenkstätten der klassischen deutschen Literatur in Weimar und dem Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in Paris.

      Bd. 1: Gedichte 1812 - 1827. Bd. 1KI: Gedichte 1812 - 1827 Kommentar. Bd. 1KII: Gedichte 1812 - 1827 Kommentar. Bd. 2: Gedichte 1827 - 1844 und Versepen. Bd. 3: Gedichte 1845 - 1856. Bd. 4: Tragödien, frühe Prosa 1820 - 1831. Bd. 5: Reisebilder I 1824 - 1828. Bd. 6: Reisebilder II 1828 - 1831. Bd. 7: Über Frankreich 1831 - 1837. Bd. 7K: Über Frankreich 1931 - 1937 Kommentar. Bd. 8: Über Deutschland 1833 - 1836 Kunst und Philosophie. Bd. 9: Prosa 1836 - 1840. Bd. 10: Pariser Berichte 1840 - 1848. Bd. 11: Lutezia. Berichte über Politik, Kunst und Volksleben. Bd. 12: Späte Prosa 1847 - 1856. Bd. 13: Poemes et Légendes. Bd. 13: Poemes et Légendes. Kommentar. Bd. 14: Tableaux de Voyage I. Bd. 15: Tableaux de Voyage II. Italie. Bd. 14/15K: Reisebilder. Tableaux de Voyage. Kommentar. Bd. 16: De l?Allemagne I. Bd. 17: De l?Allemagne II. Bd. 18: De la France. Bd. 19: Lutèce. Bd. 20: Briefe 1815 - 1831. Bd. 20K: Briefe 1815 - 1831 Kommentar. Bd. 21: Briefe 1831 - 1841. Bd. 21K: Briefe 1831 - 1841 Kommentar. Bd. 22: Briefe 1842 - 1849. Bd. 22K: Briefe 1842 - 1849 Kommentar. Bd. 23: Briefe 1850 - 1856. Bd. 23K: Briefe 1850 - 1856 Kommentar. Bd. 24: Briefe an Heine 1823 - 1836. Bd. 24K: Briefe an Heine 1823 - 1836 Kommentar. Bd. 25: Briefe an Heine 1837 - 1841. Bd. 25K: Briefe 1837 - 1841 Kommentar. Bd. 26: Briefe an Heine 1842 - 1851. Bd. 26K: Briefe an Heine 1842 - 1851 Kommentar. Bd. 27: Briefe an Heine 1852 - 1856. Bd. 27K: Briefe an Heine 1852 - 1856 Kommentar. Bd. 20-27R: Briefwechsel 1815 - 1856 Register. - Umschläge gebräunt mit kl. o. grösseren Randläsuren, vereinzelt auch Ausrissen, teils fleckig, angeschmutzt und/oder lichtrandig, Einband vereinzelt fleckig oder lichtrandig, Schnitte teils fleckig, Bll. und Vorsätze teils gebräunt, wenige mit Knickspuren, bei wenigen Bd. sind die Kapitalbändchen defekt. Insgesamt gute Exemplare. - Einzelverkauf der Bände ist ggfs. auch möglich. Bitte fragen Sie uns.

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        A parody on an original letter, from a certain personage to a bishop [Taken from the Examiner of March 8, 1812 ]

      Holborn: J. Duncombe, Jun, 1812. Broadside, approx. 36 x 22 cm; hand-colored engraving (approx. 10 x 14 cm), text in double column, original blank spaces in the text of poem have been identified and filled in by a contemporary hand, creased where previously folded, occasional spots, overall fine. A satire featuring Lady Hertford scantily dressed and peering over the Prince Regent as he writes a letter--presumably to The Duke of York concerning the choice of his Ministers. Lady Hertford was the alleged mistress of Prince Regent and later George IV. Her reputation for 'meddling' too much in politics resulted with her and the Prince Regent subjected to many years of ridicule by the press. OCLC locates 2 copies, both at The British Library.

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        Memoir of the Late Reverend JT van der Kemp Missionary in South Africa

      First edition. Portrait frontispiece. 8vo. Later half calf, with red morocco label, spine gilt, tear to page 8. 42pp. London,

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        CODE NAPOLEON - CODE CIVIL 1812 Relie CUIR D EPOQUE

      Le Prieur Paris 1812 - CODE NAPOLEON 1812 (-« CODE CIVIL DES FRANCAIS » DEVENU « CODE NAPOLEON » EN 1807-) CONFORME A L’EDITION ORIGINALE DE L’IMPRIMERIE IMPERIALE AUQUEL ON A AJOUTE LES LOIS TRANSITOIRES ET UNE TABLE ANALYTIQUE ET RAISONNEE DES MATIERES Et le tableau des distances de Paris à tous les chefs lieux des départemens A PARIS, LE PRIEUR, Libraire, rue des Noyers, N°45, 1812 FORMAT IN-18° ( 17,5 cm x 11 cm) , RELIE PELIN CUIR D'EPOQUE , 508 PAGES A peine investi du pouvoir consulaire, BONAPARTE signait le 24 thermidor AN VIII un arrêté nommant une commission de quatre membres chargée d’étudier les travaux antérieurs et de rédiger un projet de Code Civil. Deux juristes du Nord connaissant bien le droit coutumier français: TRONCHET et BIGOT de PREAMENEU, et deux juristes du Midi, spécialistes du droit romain: MALLEVILLE et PORTALIS (qui présenta le projet dans un discours préliminaire resté célèbre. Établi avec rapidité le projet fut prêt en quatre mois. Conformément à la Constitution l’avant projet et les observations des tribunaux de Cassation et d’Appel furent étudiés par le Conseil d’État ou le Premier Consul BONAPARTE prit part aux délibérations. Il est certain que par son énergie il a grandement activé le travail des juristes. Il a surpris aussi par ses remarques judicieuses les techniciens les plus chevronnés. Le rôle du Second Consul, CAMBACERES, éminent juriste auteur des trois tentatives antérieures et infructueuses de codification, doit être relevé. Présenté au Tribunat épuré le projet est voté avec une assez grande rapidité: 36 lois sont adoptées puis réunies en un corps unique sous le nom de « CODE CIVIL DES FRANCAIS » par la Loi du 30 ventôse AN XII (21 mars 1804). Pour PORTALIS ce Code Civil réalise une « transaction entre le droit romain et les coutumes, toutes les fois qu’il a été possible de concilier leurs dispositions sans rompre les unités du système ». Les rédacteurs du Code ont aussi retenu les acquis de la Révolution bourgeoise de 1789 à 1791 en rejetant les lois extrêmes votées entre 1792 et 1795, « Vains sophismes démentis par l’évidence ». Si le plan du Code Civil a fait l’objet de quelques critiques, le style est en revanche remarquable, précis et dépouillé. Dans son esprit le Code Civil est « napoléonien » , réglant toutes les questions intéressant l’individu et la famille: naissance, mariage, divorce, partage, successions décès, restaurant dans son intégralité la cohésion de la famille légitime, démantelée par les lois révolutionnaires montagnardes, et l’autorité du père et du mari, chefs de famille. « Bourgeois », le Code Civil mentionne également la propriété comme un droit inviolable et sacré avec le secret désir de protéger les acquéreurs de biens nationaux, mais aussi de pouvoir aménager le droit de propriété par l’intervention de la Loi ou du Règlement. Autre hommage du législateur napoléonien à la liberté individuelle de l’homme, la reconnaissance officielle de l’autonomie de la liberté dans la rédaction des contrats. Le Code Civil est révolutionnaire en ce qu’il consacre l’égalité devant la loi, la liberté de conscience et la liberté du travail, la laïcité de l’État. Véritable compromis entre les anciennes coutumes de l‘Ancien Régime, le droit romain et le droit révolutionnaire, le Code Civil des Français de 1804 ( devenu et intitulé de 1807 à 1814 Code NAPOLEON dans l‘Empire Français) est le « monument central ou le juriste moderne est sans cesse ramené ». Maintenu sans grands changements, sauf la suppression du divorce, jusque vers les années 1880, le Code Civil a subi depuis cette date de multiples replâtrages pour tenir compte des profondes modifications de la société mais il n’a pas encore été touché à la structure générale. Un témoignage de la valeur du Code Civil est donné par l’influence qu’il a exercé à l’étranger ou les conquêtes napoléoniennes l’avaient « exporté » dans les pays occupés par la Grande Armée: En Rhénanie il s’est maintenu jusqu’à la fin du XIX° siècle; en Belgique et au Luxembou [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Imperial Encyclopaedia: or Dictionary of the Sciences and Arts; comprehending also the whole circle of Miscellaneous Literature. In this work All the Sciences are Digested in a Systematic Form, . and every term of art amply explained in alphabetical order. including all the modern discoveries in Astromony, Chemistry, Electricity, Galvanism, Geography, Domestic and Political Economy. . Empires, Kingdom States, Countries, Mountains. Patriarches, Prophets, Apostles, Philosophers, Poetes, Painters, Authors and their Works, Heroes, Lawyers and Statesmen.

      London. Printed and Published by J. Robins. Albion Press. [1812]., 1812 4to. 28.5cm, in four volumes, 878 & 872 & 699 & 896pp., plus 183 engraved plates, 21 maps, and 8 portrait plates, in the original publisher's blue cloth backed boards, untrimmed, with paper labels, labels worn, edges worn but a very good to fine set, in amazing condition for a set in original boards of this size (sgc). Book. Hardcover.

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        PRACTICAL TREATISE ON THE LAW OF NATIONS, RELATIVE TO THE LEGAL EFFECT OF WAR ON THE COMMERCE OF BELLIGERENTS AND NEUTRALS; AND ON ORDERS IN COUNCIL AND LICENSES.|A

      Bradford and Read, Boston, MA 1812 - 8vo. original leather, gilt-stamped spine label. xii, 340, (4) pages. First American edition (Shaw and Shoemaker 25063). An advertisement preceding the text intimates that this is the first American edition of this work. Advertisement, dedication, preface, index, appendix. Joseph Chitty (1776-1841) published a number of works on British law (DNB IV, 266-7), this one published in the context of the conflict between the United States and Great Britain brought on in part by the issues raised in this work. Also included extracts from a number of British legal scholars on the law of prizes. Advertisements of other legal works by the publisher follow text. Book label of Delaware statesman and Secretary of State John M. Clayton affixed to front pastedown; Clayton's ownership ink stamp showing his name ornately stamped on front free endpaper. Covers rubbed and scuffed at edges. Considerable foxing. original leather, gilt-stamped spine label [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Phantasus. Eine Sammlung von Mährchen, Erzählungen, Schauspielen und Novellen. 3 Bde.

      Berlin Realschulbuchhandlung -1816 1812 - 2 Bll., 526 S.; 1 Bl., 555 S.; 1 Bl., 524 S. Neue Pappbände im Stil der Zeit m. led. RSch. u. verg. R.-Fileten. Erste Ausgabe. Goed. VI, 29, 72. Slg. Borst 1162. - Bedeutende Sammlung romantischer Märchen und Erzählungen, die Tieck seinem Freund A.W. Schlegel widmete. Nach dem Vorbild von Boccaccios Decamerone konzipiert Tieck eine selbständige, dialogisch strukturierte Rahmennovelle: in einem geselligen Kreis tragen sieben Herren die 13 Phantasusmärchen vor. U.a.: "Der blonde Eckbert", "Der getreue Eckart und der Tannhäuser", "Liebeszauber", "Der Pokal", "Ritter Blaubart", "Rotkäppchen", "Der gestiefelte Kater", "Die schöne Magelone", "Fortunat". - Eine der schönsten Märchensammlungen der deutschen Literatur, insbesondere im Vergleich zu anderen "Sammlern" wie den Brüdern Grimm. - Sauberes Exemplar in angemessenen Einbänden. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Armorial général de l'Empire français, contenant les armes de Sa Majesté l'Empereur & Roi, des Princes de sa famille, des grands dignitaires, princes, Ducs, Comtes, Barons, Chevaliers, et celles des villes de 1ere, 2me & 3me classe, avec les planches des ornemens extérieurs, des signes intérieurs et l'explication des couleurs et des figures du blason, pour faciliter l'étude de cette science.

      Paris, chez l'auteur 1812 - 2 tomes en un vol. in-folio, [2]-VIII-79-[2]-94 pp. de texte, avec 140 planches de blasons hors-texte, gravées au burin par Turlure ; la planche 32 du tome I, et la 14 du tome II, non imprimées dans notre exemplaire, ont été complétées par des reproductions photomécaniques du XIXe siècle, contrecollées ; de surcroît, la planche 41 du second tome a été imprimée deux fois, et se trouve à la fois à sa place ordinale et entre les planches 14 & 15, demi-chagrin cerise à coins, dos à larges faux-nerfs orné de filets et doubles caissons dorés, double filet doré sur les plats, tranches mouchetées (rel. du Second Empire). Rousseurs, mais bon exemplaire. Unique édition de ce recueil composé par un des graveurs du Conseil du Sceau des titres, chargé de donner forme à la nouvelle héraldique impériale voulue par Napoléon. Il est précieux pour toutes les concessions d'armoiries impériales avant 1812. Saffroy I, 3047.

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        A grammar of the Malayan language with an introduction and a praxis

      printed for the author by Cox and Baylis, London 1812 - First edition, 4to, pp. [4], l, [2], 225, [2]; late 19th century half blue morocco gilt over marbled boards, t.e.g.; very good and sound. Textually complete with the half title and the final leaf advertising his Malayan dictionary and his History of Sumatra. Well represented in institutions, but scarce in the trade. Marsden (1754-1836), orientalist and numismatist, "during an eight years' residence in Sumatra, did good official service as sub-secretary, and afterwards as principal secretary, to the government. He amused his leisure hours by writing verses and by acting female parts in a theatre at Bencoolen built and chiefly managed by his brother. He also mastered the vernacular tongue, a study which bore fruit later," in both the present volume and his dictionary, published earlier the same year (DNB). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Omniana, or Horae Otiosiores

      Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, London 1812 - First edition. [ii], ix, [i], 336; vi, 330 pp., half-title in first volume only, as issued. 2 vols. 8vo. A gathering of prose essays and observations by Southey and Coleridge, containing 201 contributions by the former and 45 by the latter, whose contributions are marked with an asterisk in the Contents. Wise, Coleridge 28; NCBEL 3:256; Tinker 1957. Provenance: James Everett (contemporary signature on title); Oliver Brett, 3d Viscount Esher (bookplate); John Davidson (bookplate) Publisher's green muslin-backed pink boards, printed paper spine labels. Spines and labels worn and soiled, circular shelfmark stickers, vol. I with split to rear joint cloth of, vol. II front joint repaired and gathering H foxed. In custom cloth folding cases [ii], ix, [i], 336; vi, 330 pp., half-title in first volume only, as issued. 2 vols. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The History and Antiquities of the Conventual & Cathedral Church of Ely.

      Stevenson, Matchett & Stevenson, Norwich. 1812 - Folio (13.5 by 10 inches) .1812. 2nd Edition. 2 volumes bound as 1 with continuous pagination with two frontispages. (26 by 35 cms). Recently rebound in full leather. Raised bands to spine. Gilt lines to bands. Both original spine-labels laid back on. Pages, viii, 20pp Memoirs of late James Bentham, 292, Appendiix 70, Addenda 28. Portrait Frontis. 1 foldout pedigree Chart. 9 foldout plates, 40 plates. Pages clean and free from foxing. Plates clean and free from foxing (some plates show light foxing to the perimeter. A very good copy [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Journal of the Voyages and Travels of A Corps Of Discovery, Under the command of Capt. Lewis and Capt. Clarke of the army of the United States.; From the Mouth of the River Missouri Through the Interior Parts of North America to the Pacific Ocean, During the Years 1804, 1805 and 1806.

      Philadelphia: Mathew Carey, 1812. 16mo (6-1/2" x 4"). 262pp. All six engravings present. Folding section of map gone (see picture) leaving approximately 3/4 still attached. 1812 PO name on free endpaper. Age-toning, offsetting from plates and stains to leaves. 11/2" split to head of upper cover, but still attached. Edges and corners worn. Gilt/black label on spine. Howes G77 Sabin 26741. Very good.

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        [TEXTILE]. The reign of George III. From his accession to the throne Octr. 25th 1760 to the present period.

      London : Engraved by Rymer & Son. No. 53. Great Windmill Street, Haymarkek [sic], & 3, Ossulstone Street, Sommers Town, London, circa 1812-13. Engraving on silk, 845 x 880 mm, old creases, a fine example without fading or staining. A scarce Regency era printed ephemeron of the life and times of George III from his succession on 25th October 1760 to 1st July 1812. This very detailed souvenir printed on silk, catalogued by The Met as an 'event handkerchief', features a central vignette of King George III around which is listed within a broad spiral a detailed chronology of historical events. The landmark occurances include the American War of Independence, the wars against Napoleon, and numerous domestic incidents. Within the foliated border are the mottos "Dieu et mon droit" and "Honi soit qui mal y pense", and inserted within the four corners are portraits of the Right Honourable Charles James Fox, Secretary of State; Horatio Lord Nelson, and the Right Honourable William Pitt, Chancellor of the Exchequer and Arthur Lord Viscount Wellington, Commander of His Majesty's forces in Spain. Other examples are in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Victoria & Albert Museum. Provenance : Delehar Antiques, London (inventory 100375) J. B. Hawkins Antiques, Chudleigh, Tasmania

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        War of 1812

      , 1812 - 1814. 1812 - 1814. Collection of 104 issues of “The War,” mostly four pages each, three columns per page, published in New York City every Saturday morning beginning June 27, 1814, through January 16, 1813, thereafter every Tuesday, by S. Woodworth & Co., No. 60 Vesey-Street, 218 (Volume I) and 210 (Volume II) numbered pages, 9” x 11.25”, front and verso. Publisher Samuel Woodworth (1784-1841) recalled Patrick Henry’s patriotic cry in his paper’s motto, printed just beneath the title, “Let the Rallying Word, Through All the Day, be ‘Liberty or Death.’” Signature “L. Sage” or “Luther Sage” on top of the first page of many issues. The newspapers were published on paper made using cotton rag fiber and are generally in very good condition. Some tears (on less than 10% of the pages), corner missing on one leaf, stains. Light foxing. A title page and two-page “Index to the Principal Events Recorded in the First Volume of The War” precedes the first 52 issues; a similar title page and index precedes the newspapers of the second volume of “The War.” The title page: “The War./being/A Faithful Record of the Transactions of the War between the/United States of America/and their Territories/and the/United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland,/and the Dependencies thereof/Declared on the Eighteenth Day of June, 1812.” First title page and index frayed at edges. There are no advertisements; there are a few poems. It is noted in each newspaper in the second volume that “Subscribers, by leaving their files at the office, can have them bound to any pattern. Numbers lost or mislaid will be supplied.” Since each volume has a title page and index, Mr. Sage had his copies bound. However, Woodworth’s original binding has been replaced with a modern, plain binding, imprinted on the tan cover and the spine, “The War of 1812.”Woodworth’s printing business faced hardships because of the war. “The War,” without advertisements, was not a financially successful enterprise for Woodworth who inserted in the eight-page, March 9, 1813, issue: “To those few who have not paid up the second quarter, we would observe, that as ‘money is the very sinew of War,’ it cannot be successfully carried on without it. We therefore rely upon their patriotism to send in their arrearages.” He discontinued “The War” after the September 6, 1814, issue, 3½ months before the war itself officially ended; the Treaty of Ghent was signed on December 24, 1814. There was no title page nor index to the 12 issues of Volume III, nor was it offered bound as were the 52 issues in each of the first two volumes. After Woodworth lost his business in 1815, he went to work for printer Charles N. Baldwin who printed three more issues of “The War” in 1817, covering the last seven months of the War of 1812. Congressional reports leading to the war and the declaration of war are reported in the first two issues, June 27, 1812 and July 4, 1812. Excerpts: War of 1812 Song. August 1, 1812 (eight-page issue), pp. 27-28. Following the printing of seven lines of music (with pencil notations), “Tompkins’ Grand Slow March” and “Tompkins’ Quick Step” each “Composed by Mr. O’Hara, an honorary member of the Juvenile Sons of Erin,” are the lyrics of “An Original Song,” five stanzas, each with the refrain revealing the melody: “Yankee land is Liberty’s hall,/Yankee doodle dandy,/Let British boatswains wind the call/And pipe, freedom is the dandy.” “Constitution” vs. “Guerriere.” September 5, 1812, p. 46. “The U.S. frigate Constitution, cap. Hull, has arrived at Boston, from a cruise of only two weeks, during which she has recaptured several American vessels, captured 2 British brigs, and taken and destroyed the British frigate Guerriere. The following account was furnished by an officer of the Constitution, and may be relied on in every particular...” Surrender of Gen. Hull at Detroit. September 5, 1812, p. 47. “Capture of Gen. Hull, and his army. With heartfelt regret we have to announce this unpleasant intelligence to our readers. No official account of this event has yet been received in this city, but abundance of corroborating testimony is received from various quarters, which justify us in its belief. The particulars of this unfortunate event are stated to be as follow...” 27-year-old future President promoted. November 7, 1812, p. 38. “The president has conferred upon Capt. Z. Taylor, of the 7th regiment, U.S. infantry, the brevet rank of major, for his gallant defense of Fort Harrison.” Description of “General Tecumseh.” January 26, 1813, p. 136. “We find in the history of gen. Hull’s expedition the following ‘brief description’ of the celebrated Anglo-savage, brig. Gen. Tecumseh, now in the British service: ‘Tecumseh is about 45 years of age, of the Shawanoe tribe, six feet high, well-proportioned for his height, of effect and lofty deportment, penetrating eye, rather stern in his visage; artful; insidious in preparing enterprises and bold in their execution...’” President Madison’s Inaugural Address. March 16, 1813, pp. 166-167. “About to add the solemnity of an oath to the obligations impressed by a second call to the station, in which my country here before placed me, I find, in the presence of this respectable assembly, an opportunity of publicly repeating my profound sense of so distinguished a confidence, and of the responsibility united with it...” “We have met the enemy...” October 5, 1813, p. 66. “Further on the Victory on Erie. Cesarean brevity. The first of the following letters from commodore Perry to general Harrison is more laconic than any of Bonaparte’s dispatches, and resembles the veni, vidi, vici, of the immortal Julius, more than any thing we have before seen. It is a perfect model of the multum in parvo. U.S. brig Niagara, off the Western Sister, head of Lake Erie, Sept. 10th, 1813, 4 P.M Dear general â€

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        Rural Sports. In Three Volumes.

      London. Longman, Hurst, Rees, & Orme. 1812.. Hardcover. sm4to, 24cm, reprint of 1807 edition, in 3 volumes, [viii], 633,[1] & 594 & 504,[38]pp., index, decorated engraved title-pages, with 66 engraved plates (complete as listed), in contemporary full polished calf rebacked, blind and gilt decorations in the panels with the original double red and green labels relayed, wide gilt and blind decorated borders on the boards, gilt inner dentelles, gilt stag decoration on the covers, marbled endpapers and edges, some slight foxing on some plates, no printed title pages apparently as issued, a fine attractive bound set. (spg) ~ A very popular English sporting book of the early 1800's by the Reverend William Barker Daniel (1754-1833), noted as being a much more involved sportsman rather than in his calling as a cleric. Volume I has chapters on the hunting dog, fox, stag, hare, rabbit, martin, badger, otter and game laws. Volume II dedicated to fishing and fish of all kinds. Volume III involves the hunting of all kinds of birds, with chapters on retrievers, target shooting and guns. With an impressive collection of engravings particularly of dogs, fish and birds. Signed bindings "C. Sully, Bookbinder, Soho". With the fox-hunting book-plates of Viola T. Winmill (1891-1925) of Virginia: foxhunt rider, coach driver and race horse owner. A supplement was issued in 1813. .

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        PRACTICAL TREATISE ON THE LAW OF NATIONS, RELATIVE TO THE LEGAL EFFECT OF WAR ON THE COMMERCE OF BELLIGERENTS AND NEUTRALS; AND ON ORDERS IN COUNCIL AND LICENSES.|A

      Boston, MA: Bradford and Read, 1812. 8vo. original leather, gilt-stamped spine label. xii, 340, (4) pages. First American edition (Shaw and Shoemaker 25063). An advertisement preceding the text intimates that this is the first American edition of this work. Advertisement, dedication, preface, index, appendix. Joseph Chitty (1776-1841) published a number of works on British law (DNB IV, 266-7), this one published in the context of the conflict between the United States and Great Britain brought on in part by the issues raised in this work. Also included extracts from a number of British legal scholars on the law of prizes. Advertisements of other legal works by the publisher follow text. Book label of Delaware statesman and Secretary of State John M. Clayton affixed to front pastedown; Clayton's ownership ink stamp showing his name ornately stamped on front free endpaper. Covers rubbed and scuffed at edges. Considerable foxing.

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        SECHS DEUTSCHE REDEN: GEHALTEN IN DER SYNAGOGE ZU DESSAU NEBST EINER HEBRAISCHEN UEBERSETZUNG DERSELBEN

      Dessau: M. Philippsohn, (Gedruckt Bei C. Schleider)(1812). 1st Edition.Period boards. 12mo. 119 pages ; 16 cm. In German. The first volume of published German sermons written by a Jew. Title translates into English as "Six German Sermons from the Synagogue in Dessau. " In his essay "Preacher, Teacher, Publicist: Joseph Wolf and the Ideology of Emancipation, " Yale University Professor David Sorkin discusses the significance of this publication, suggesting that Wolf "retained his own characteristic version of the Dessau tradition of the conservative Haskalah but gave it a radical turn by altering its context rather than its content. The new context was the German-language media of the journal and the sermon. In 1805 Wolf began to give some of the first German-language sermons in the Dessau synagogue. These were the exception in Central Europe....Wolf's sermons followed the best Enlightenment Protestant models of the time in their elevated diction, sombre tone and clearly demarcated three- or four-part structure. Here the religious Enlightenment, or at least its forms, seemed to have penetrated to the very heart of Judaism, the synagogue....In 1806 Wolf also helped to found the first German-language journal to be published by Jews in Germany, Sulamith....clearly heir to the Haskalah....In the media of the sermon and the German-language journal, Wolf helped lay the foundations of a 'public sphere, ' the organs of communication in which a collective identity and cultural-political consciousness could be created for the emerging German-Jewish middle classes....Wolf gathered the best of his sermons into two volumes. When they appeared in 1821-1813, they were the first volumes of published German sermons written and delivered by a Jew. Wolf's sermons inaugurated a veritable flood of sermonic literature, which continued unabated into the twentieth century. As early as the 1830s some observers were declaring the German-language sermon to be the most important of the abundant innovations aimed at rehabilitating Judaism and the Jews. " (Sorkin, pp.119-122) . The significance of this change was not lost on the author, who titled this collection, "Six GERMAN Sermons. " A second volume was issued the next year, with the same title, and with an additional six sermons. Notably, these two volumes were the last publication of the great Haskalah publisher Moses Philippsohn, who was closely associated with Moses Mendelssohn. "Philippson (1775 -- 1814) was a Jewish writer, teacher, translator and publisher ... (who) contributed significantly to spreading the German language of the Jews among the Jews, and by fostering the links with German culture. " (Wikipedia, 2017) SUBJECT(S) : Jewish sermons, German. OCLC lists 10 copies worldwide with no copies on the American East Coast. Jewish institutional stamp on title page. Foxing throughout, spine rebacked with tape, with last leaf starting. About Good+ condition thus. (GER-59-17A)

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        Allgemeines Bücher-Lexikon oder vollständiges allphabetisches Verzeichniß derjenigen Schriften, welche in Deutschland und in den angrenzenden, mit deutscher Sprache und Literatur verwandten Ländern gedruckt worden sind.

      Johann Friedrich Gleditsch und Brockhaus, Leipzig, 1812 - 1894 - 19 in 30 Bänden, späterer Ln., gr. 8°, ab Band 8 kl. 4°, Bibliotheksexemplare mit den entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen, Rücken gebräunt, Verzeichnis der Bücher von 1700 bis 1892 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Travels in the Interior of Brazil, particularly in the Gold and Diamond districts of that country.Including a voyage to the Rio de la Plata

      1812 - First edition. 9 engraved plates, one coloured. 4to. Very fine contemporary half calf , gilt extra. x, 493 pp. London, ?This volume of Mr. Mawe's though a great deal too big, and a great deal too dear contains some curious and interesting information; it is also tolerably well-written. void of all nonsense, and every now and then there is a good observation? (Edinburgh Review). TSabin, 46992; Borba, p543; cf. Abbey, 709. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        War of 1812

      1812 - 1814. Collection of 104 issues of “The War,” mostly four pages each, three columns per page, published in New York City every Saturday morning beginning June 27, 1814, through January 16, 1813, thereafter every Tuesday, by S. Woodworth & Co., No. 60 Vesey-Street, 218 (Volume I) and 210 (Volume II) numbered pages, 9” x 11.25”, front and verso. Publisher Samuel Woodworth (1784-1841) recalled Patrick Henry’s patriotic cry in his paper’s motto, printed just beneath the title, <I>“Let the Rallying Word, Through All the Day, be ‘Liberty or Death.’”</I> Signature <I>“L. Sage”</I> or <I>“Luther Sage”</I> on top of the first page of many issues. The newspapers were published on paper made using cotton rag fiber and are generally in very good condition. Some tears (on less than 10% of the pages), corner missing on one leaf, stains. Light foxing. <br /><br />A title page and two-page <I>“Index to the Principal Events Recorded in the First Volume of The War”</I> precedes the first 52 issues; a similar title page and index precedes the newspapers of the second volume of “The War.” The title page: <I>“The War./being/A Faithful Record of the Transactions of the War between the/United States of America/and their Territories/and the/United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland,/and the Dependencies thereof/Declared on the Eighteenth Day of June, 1812.”</I> First title page and index frayed at edges. There are no advertisements; there are a few poems. It is noted in each newspaper in the second volume that <I>“Subscribers, by leaving their files at the office, can have them bound to any pattern. Numbers lost or mislaid will be supplied.”</I> Since each volume has a title page and index, Mr. Sage had his copies bound. However, Woodworth’s original binding has been replaced with a modern, plain binding, imprinted on the tan cover and the spine, <I>“The War of 1812.”</I> <br /><br /> Woodworth’s printing business faced hardships because of the war. “The War,” without advertisements, was not a financially successful enterprise for Woodworth who inserted in the eight-page, March 9, 1813, issue: <I>“To those few who have not paid up the second quarter, we would observe, that as ‘money is the very sinew of War,’ it cannot be successfully carried on without it. We therefore rely upon their patriotism to send in their arrearages.”</I> He discontinued “The War” after the September 6, 1814, issue, 3½ months before the war itself officially ended; the Treaty of Ghent was signed on December 24, 1814. There was no title page nor index to the 12 issues of Volume III, nor was it offered bound as were the 52 issues in each of the first two volumes. After Woodworth lost his business in 1815, he went to work for printer Charles N. Baldwin who printed three more issues of “The War” in 1817, covering the last seven months of the War of 1812. Congressional reports leading to the war and the declaration of war are reported in the first two issues, June 27, 1812 and July 4, 1812. <br /><br />Excerpts: <br />War of 1812 Song. August 1, 1812 (eight-page issue), pp. 27-28. Following the printing of seven lines of music (with pencil notations), <I>“Tompkins’ Grand Slow March”</I> and <I>“Tompkins’ Quick Step”</I> each <I>“Composed by Mr. O’Hara, an honorary member of the Juvenile Sons of Erin,”</I> are the lyrics of <I>“An Original Song,”</I> five stanzas, each with the refrain revealing the melody: <I>“Yankee land is Liberty’s hall,/Yankee doodle dandy,/Let British boatswains wind the call/And pipe, freedom is the dandy.”</I> <I> “Constitution”</I> vs. <I>“Guerriere.”</I> September 5, 1812, p. 46. <I>“The U.S. frigate Constitution, cap. Hull, has arrived at Boston, from a cruise of only two weeks, during which she has recaptured several American vessels, captured 2 British brigs, and taken and destroyed the British frigate Guerriere. The following account was furnished by an officer of the Constitution, and may be relied on in every particular...”</I> Surrender of Gen. Hull at Detroit. September 5, 1812, p. 47. <I>“Capture of Gen. Hull, and his army. With heartfelt regret we have to announce this unpleasant intelligence to our readers. No official account of this event has yet been received in this city, but abundance of corroborating testimony is received from various quarters, which justify us in its belief. The particulars of this unfortunate event are stated to be as follow...”</I> <br /><br />27-year-old future President promoted. November 7, 1812, p. 38. <I>“The president has conferred upon Capt. Z. Taylor, of the 7th regiment, U.S. infantry, the brevet rank of major, for his gallant defense of Fort Harrison.”</I> <br /><br />Description of <I>“General Tecumseh.”</I> January 26, 1813, p. 136. <I>“We find in the history of gen. Hull’s expedition the following ‘brief description’ of the celebrated Anglo-savage, brig. Gen. Tecumseh, now in the British service: ‘Tecumseh is about 45 years of age, of the Shawanoe tribe, six feet high, well-proportioned for his height, of effect and lofty deportment, penetrating eye, rather stern in his visage; artful; insidious in preparing enterprises and bold in their execution...’”</I> <br /><br />President Madison’s Inaugural Address. March 16, 1813, pp. 166-167. <I>“About to add the solemnity of an oath to the obligations impressed by a second call to the station, in which my country here before placed me, I find, in the presence of this respectable assembly, an opportunity of publicly repeating my profound sense of so distinguished a confidence, and of the responsibility united with it...”</I> <br /><br /><>“We have met the enemy...”</I> October 5, 1813, p. 66. <I>“Further on the Victory on Erie. Cesarean brevity. The first of the following letters from commodore Perry to general Harrison is more laconic than any of Bonaparte’s dispatches, and resembles the veni, vidi, vici, of the immortal Julius, more than any thing we have before seen. It is a perfect model of the multum in parvo. U.S. brig Niagara, off the Western Sister, head of Lake Erie, Sept. 10th, 1813, 4 P.M Dear general – We have met the enemy – and they are ours. Two ships, two brigs, one schooner, and one sloop. Yours, with great respect and esteem, O.H. Perry.”</I> <br /><br />Death of Tecumseh. November 16, 1813, p. 91. <I>“Extract of a letter from Maj. Thomas Rowland, of the 27th U.S. infantry, to his friend in New-Lisbon, Ohio, dated ‘Arnold’s Mills, River Thames, Oct. 9...The Indian force in the late action amounted to 1000. Tecumseh is certainly killed – I saw him with my own eyes – it was the first time I had seen this celebrated chief. There was something so majestic, so dignified, and yet so mild in his countenance, as he lay stretched on his back on the ground where a few minutes before he had rallied his men to the fight, that while gazing on him with admiration and pity, I forgot he was a savage...”</I> <br /><br />Abdication of Napoleon. June 7, 1814, p. 203. <I>“London Gazette Extra, April 10, 1814. Abdication of Bonaparte. Dispatches have this day been received from lord Cathcart announcing the abdication of the crown of France and Italy by Napoleon Bonaparte, in terms of which the following is a translation: ‘The allied powers having proclaimed that the emperor Napoleon was the only obstacle to the re-establishment of the peace of Europe, the emperor Napoleon, faithful to his oath, declares, that he renounces for himself and his heirs, the thrones of France and Italy...’”</I> The June 14th edition, p. 210, reports that <I>“The French national brig Olivier arrived at this port [New York] on Wednesday last, in 41 days from L’Orient, France, and brings a confirmation of the abdication of Napoleon in favor of Louis XVIII...”</I>

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        A Catalogue of the Library of the Late John Duke of Roxburghe, arranged by G. and W. Nicol, Booksellers to His Majesty, Pall-Mall; which will be sold at Auction at His Grace's residence in St. James Square, on Monday, 18th May, 1812, and the Forty-one following Days ... by Robert Evans Bookseller, Pall-Mall...WITH: A Supplement to the Catalogue...The Books May be viewed at the Sale AND WITH: The Prices

      London: Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. Cleveland-Row, St. James's, 1812. First edition. 17, [3], [iv], 284 (i.e. 283); iv, 21; 73 pp; iv, 20 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. 19th-century half-morocco and marbled boards. First edition. 17, [3], [iv], 284 (i.e. 283); iv, 21; 73 pp; iv, 20 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. This copy has two examples of the Supplement bound in. Prices and buyers are occasionally inked in a contemporary hand. A note on the verso of the f.f.e.p., presumably by Peter Isaac, reads "given me by W.A. Jackson." "A new era in British book-collecting may be said to start with the Roxburghe sale (1812). For the first time in the history of bibliophily, the four- figure limit was reached in an auction sale for a single printed book. From being the hobby of a scholar or the whim of an eccentric commoner, the collecting of rare books became, once more, as in Harley's and Sunderland's days, the favourite pastime of the wealthy nobleman...John, third Duke of Roxburghe (1740-1804), had found in the family library a certain number of valuable books...Round this nucleus he built a handsome and extensive library... mainly devoted to incunabula, French chivalry- romances, early English and Italian literature, Shakespeare and the drama. The sale was a most sensational affair and the total of £23,341 was an extraordinary one for the time. Dibdin has scribbled reams of enthusiastic literature on the smallest incident of each daily session" (De Ricci, English Collectors of Books & Manuscripts 1530-1930, pp 71-72). Dibdin, Biblioliographical Decameron, III, pp. 49-69. Provenance: W.A. Jackson (note on f.f.e.p. in the hand of?:); Peter Isaac (bookplate)

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        A Catalogue of the Library of the Late John Duke of Roxburghe, arranged by G. and W. Nicol, Booksellers to His Majesty, Pall-Mall; which will be sold at Auction at His Grace's residence in St. James Square, on Monday, 18th May, 1812, and the Forty-one following Days . by Robert Evans Bookseller, Pall-Mall.WITH: A Supplement to the Catalogue.The Books May be viewed at the Sale AND WITH: The Prices

      Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. Cleveland-Row, St. James's, London 1812 - First edition. 17, [3], [iv], 284 (i.e. 283); iv, 21; 73 pp; iv, 20 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. This copy has two examples of the Supplement bound in. Prices and buyers are occasionally inked in a contemporary hand. A note on the verso of the f.f.e.p., presumably by Peter Isaac, reads "given me by W.A. Jackson."A new era in British book-collecting may be said to start with the Roxburghe sale (1812). For the first time in the history of bibliophily, the four- figure limit was reached in an auction sale for a single printed book. From being the hobby of a scholar or the whim of an eccentric commoner, the collecting of rare books became, once more, as in Harley's and Sunderland's days, the favourite pastime of the wealthy nobleman.John, third Duke of Roxburghe (1740-1804), had found in the family library a certain number of valuable books.Round this nucleus he built a handsome and extensive library. mainly devoted to incunabula, French chivalry- romances, early English and Italian literature, Shakespeare and the drama. The sale was a most sensational affair and the total of £23,341 was an extraordinary one for the time. Dibdin has scribbled reams of enthusiastic literature on the smallest incident of each daily session" (De Ricci, English Collectors of Books & Manuscripts 1530-1930, pp 71-72). Dibdin, Biblioliographical Decameron, III, pp. 49-69. Provenance: W.A. Jackson (note on f.f.e.p. in the hand of?:); Peter Isaac (bookplate) 19th-century half-morocco and marbled boards 17, [3], [iv], 284 (i.e. 283); iv, 21; 73 pp; iv, 20 pp. 1 vols. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A Catalogue of the Library of the Late John Duke of Roxburghe, arranged by G. and W. Nicol, Booksellers to His Majesty, Pall-Mall; which will be sold at Auction at His Grace's residence in St. James Square, on Monday, 18th May, 1812, and the Forty-one following Days ... by Robert Evans Bookseller, Pall-Mall...WITH: A Supplement to the Catalogue...The Books May be viewed at the Sale AND WITH: The Prices

      London: Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. Cleveland-Row, St. James's, 1812. First edition. 17, [3], [iv], 284 (i.e. 283); iv, 21; 73 pp; iv, 20 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. 19th-century half-morocco and marbled boards. First edition. 17, [3], [iv], 284 (i.e. 283); iv, 21; 73 pp; iv, 20 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. This copy has two examples of the Supplement bound in. Prices and buyers are occasionally inked in a contemporary hand. A note on the verso of the f.f.e.p., presumably by Peter Isaac, reads "given me by W.A. Jackson."&#11;"A new era in British book-collecting may be said to start with the Roxburghe sale (1812). For the first time in the history of bibliophily, the four- figure limit was reached in an auction sale for a single printed book. From being the hobby of a scholar or the whim of an eccentric commoner, the collecting of rare books became, once more, as in Harley's and Sunderland's days, the favourite pastime of the wealthy nobleman...John, third Duke of Roxburghe (1740-1804), had found in the family library a certain number of valuable books...Round this nucleus he built a handsome and extensive library... mainly devoted to incunabula, French chivalry- romances, early English and Italian literature, Shakespeare and the drama. The sale was a most sensational affair and the total of £23,341 was an extraordinary one for the time. Dibdin has scribbled reams of enthusiastic literature on the smallest incident of each daily session" (De Ricci, English Collectors of Books & Manuscripts 1530-1930, pp 71-72). Dibdin, Biblioliographical Decameron, III, pp. 49-69. Provenance: W.A. Jackson (note on f.f.e.p. in the hand of?:); Peter Isaac (bookplate)

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        The British Sportsman. A new Edition.

      Edward Orme, London 1812 - 27 x 21 cm. Mit 72 Kupferstichtafeln. Ldr. d. Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung und Goldschnitt. Seltene komplette Ausgabe. - Mit Darstellungen zum Angeln, Fischen, Pferderennen und zur Fuchs-, Hirsch- und Vogeljagd. - Titel gestempelt, teils stärker stockfleckig. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TWO ALBUMS OF CIVIL WAR CARTE DE VISITE [SOLD AS A COLLECTION]

      2 carte de visite albums, ~5 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches, each with numerous Civil War era CdV's. All are Union Officers, with the exeption of the following seven: Lee, Jackson, and Bragg are all displayed in their Pre-Civil War Union uniforms. Longstreet and Jo Johnson are in their Confederate uniforms. Tollifer and Semmes are in civilian clothing. Volume 1 contains CdV's of Gen. Scott, (Known as "Old Fuss and Feathers" and the "Grand Old Man of the Army", he served on active duty as a general longer than any other person in American history, is rated as one of the Army's most senior commissioned officers, and is ranked by many historians as the best American commander of his time. Over the course of his 53-year career, he commanded forces in the War of 1812, the Black Hawk War, the Mexican-American War, and the Second Seminole War. He was the army's senior officer at the start of the American Civil War, and conceived the Union strategy known as the Anaconda Plan, which was used to defeat the Confederacy. He served as Commanding General of the United States Army for twenty years, longer than any other holder of the office. [wikipedia]), Beauregard (Pierre Gustave Toutant-Beauregard, first prominent general of the Confederate States Army), Gen. McClellan (George B. McClellan raised the Army of the Potomac, served a five-month tenure as general-in-chief of the Union Army, and was known for bing meticulous), Salmon P. Chase (sixth Chief Justice of the United States, 25th Secretary of the Treasury, labeled in this photo as Secretary of the Treasury), Gideon Welles (Secretary of the Navy from 1861 to 1869), William Henry Seward (United States Secretary of State from 1861 to 1869), Simon Cameron (United States Secretary of War 1861-1862), Mrs. Davis, Jefferson Davis (President of the Confederate States), Jasper Hart?, Gen. Anderson (Robert Anderson, considered the hero of Fort Sumpter), Gen. Lyon (Nathaniel Lyon, first Union general to be killed in the American Civil War, in Springfield, Missouri), Elmer E. Ellsworth (law clerk and United States Army soldier, best known as the first conspicuous casualty and the first Union officer killed in the American Civil War. He was killed while removing a Confederate flag from the roof of the Marshall House Inn of Alexandria, Virginia, at the behest of Abraham Lincoln, as the flag had been visible from the White House as a defiant sign of the Confederacy [wikipedia]), Gen. Buell (Don Carlos Buell led Union armies in two great Civil War battles-Shiloh and Perryville) , Gen. Banks (Nathaniel P. Banks, a political general, who also served as Governor of Massachusetts), Gen. Halleck (Henry Wager Halleck, General-in-Chief of all Union armies during the American Civil War), Gen. Grant ( Ulysses S. Grant, 18th President of the United States and Commanding General at end of the Civil War) , Gen. Goldsborough (Louis M. Goldsborough was a rear admiral during the Civil War), Gen. Wood?, Gen. Lander (Frederick William Lander was a transcontinental explorer, poet, and general), Gen. Baker (Edward Dickinson Baker, the only sitting U.S. senator ever to be killed in a military engagement, fell at the Battle of Ball's Bluff), Gen ?????, Gen. Butler (Benjamin Butler, a political major general known for his leadership role in the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson), Gen. Dupont?, Gen. Shields (James Shields, army officer who is the only person in US history to serve as a US Senator for three different states), Mrs. Glidell?, Glidell?, Mason, Col. Wilkes, Lieut. Wonder, Col. Erickson, Com. Foole?, Col. Baggs?, Gen. Cole, Gen. Fiermont?, Gen. Marey?, Gen. Srigel?, Col. Berdan, Gen. Winfield Letit Hancock, Gen. Burnside (Ambrose Burnside, Union general who also served as Governor and US Senator), Gen. Mitchell, Brig. Gen. Meagher, Com. Bulet?, Gen. McDowell (best known for his defeat in the First Battle of Bull Run, the first large-scale battle of the Civil War, blamed for contributing to the defeat of United States troops at the Second Battle of Bull Run), Col. Corcoran (Michael Corcoran, commander of the U.S. Fighting 69th Infantry, Irish Brigade 69th New York Volunteer Regiment) Volume 2 contains CdV's of Gen. Rosser (Rosserans?)?, Gen. Hooker (best remembered for his defeat by Confederate General Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Chancellorsville in 1863), Gen. Heitulman, Gen. Turner (John Wesley Turner), Gen. Franklin (William B. Franklin), Gen. Sickles (Daniel Sickles, a political general who later killed his wife's lover and was acquitted after using temporary insanity as a legal defense for the first time in United States history), Gen. Meagher, (Thomas Francis Meagher, Irish nationalist and recruiter and leader of the Irish Brigade), Gen. Dix (John Adams Dix was Secretary of the Treasury, Governor of New York and Union major general during the Civil War. He was notable for arresting the pro-Southern Maryland legislature, preventing that divided border state from seceding, and for arranging a system for prisoner exchange via the Dix-Hill cartel, concluded in partnership with Confederate Major General Daniel Harvey Hill. [wikipedia]), Gen. Mansfield (Joseph K. Mansfield, career Union General, mortally wounded at the Battle of Antietam), Gen. Foster (John G. Foster, Union General, most distinguished services in the Carolinas, expert in underwater demolition), Gen. McClernand (John Alexander McClernard, Union General). Gen. Sherman (William Tecumseh Sherman, served in the Western Theater of the Civil War, led to the capture of Atlanta, accepted the surrender of all the Confederate armies in the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida. Served as Commanding General of the Army from 1869-1883 after Grant's election to presidency), Gen. Reno (Jesse L. Reno, killed at The Battle of South Mountain), Gen. Hunter, Gen. Keyes (Erasmus D. Keyes, led the IV Corps of the Union Army during the first half of the Civil War), Gen. Sedgwick ( John Sedgwick, commanded the VI Corps, wounded three times at the battle of Antietam, killed by a sharpshooter at the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, making him tied for being the highest-ranking US soldier to be killed in the war, remembered for his ironic last words: "They couldn't hit an elephant at this distance.") , Gen. Stoneman (George Stoneman, cavalry officer for the Union, roommate of Stonewall Jackson at West Point), Gen. ???, Gen Hawkins, Gen. Kearney (Stephen W. Kearny) , Gen. Durgee, ???, Gen. Tollifer, Gen. Lee (Robert E. Lee, commander of the Army of Northern Virginia, a shrewd tactician and one of the most well known figures of the Civil War), Gen. Stonewall Jackson (Thomas Jonathan Jackson, best known Confederate commander after General Lee, and one of the most gifted tactical commanders in U.S. history), Col. Ericson, Longstreet (General James Longstreet, principle subordinate to Lee), Dalyheen, Kilpatrick, Wadsmith, Thomas, Meade, Sheridan, Rubel?, Gen. Shuman, Com. DD Porter, Winslow, Gen. Weitrell (the first to enter richmond?), Cushing, Gilmon, Gen. Johnfield?, Gen. ???, Gen. Jo. Johnson (Joseph Eggleston Johnston, one of the most senior general officers in the Confederate Army), Gen Briggs (Confederate senior officer, assigned to duty at Richmond, considered one of the worst Generals of the Civil War), Col. Semmes The two albums will be sold only as a set, and will not be broken up. Please view our listing on our website at www.secondstorybooks.com for images of the entire album. RD consignment. Dupont.

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        A grammar of the Malayan language with an introduction and a praxis

      London: printed for the author by Cox and Baylis, 1812. First edition, 4to, pp. [4], l, [2], 225, [2]; late 19th century half blue morocco gilt over marbled boards, t.e.g.; very good and sound. Textually complete with the half title and the final leaf advertising his Malayan dictionary and his History of Sumatra. Well represented in institutions, but scarce in the trade. Marsden (1754-1836), orientalist and numismatist, "during an eight years' residence in Sumatra, did good official service as sub-secretary, and afterwards as principal secretary, to the government. He amused his leisure hours by writing verses and by acting female parts in a theatre at Bencoolen built and chiefly managed by his brother. He also mastered the vernacular tongue, a study which bore fruit later," in both the present volume and his dictionary, published earlier the same year (DNB).

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