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        Signed by Andrew Jackson during his illustrious service during the War of 1812

      "Manuscript Document Signed, ""Andrew Jackson,"" 1 page, 7.75"" x 6.5"", [Near Natchez], March 19, 1813, acknowledging a Provision return ""for Captain Kavanaugh"". Additionally signed by Capt. Charles Kavanaugh (""C. Kavanaugh Capt. Of Cavalry""). Light creases, light toning, else very good condition with a fine, dark, and early example of Jackson's signature. Jackson endorses a return for rations issued to Kavanaugh's company of cavalry from the 1st to the 12th of March, 1813. Jackson had led an expedition down the Mississippi to Natchez with orders to reinforce New Orleans in the event of a British attack. However, when Jackson arrived there, he received word from General Wilkinson, to proceed no further, as there were not adequate quarters for Jackson's volunteers there. In late March, Jackson received word from the War Department dismissing Jackson and his army from further service. However, no provision was made for the army's return to Tennessee. During the hard, overland journey, Jackson's fortitude and leadership earned him the nickname: ""Old Hickory."" Nearly two years later, Jackson would return to New Orleans, where he would be immortalized for his heroic performance defeating the British attack on that city. Charles Kavanaugh served as a Captain in Col. John Coffee's Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry which joined Jackson's force in early 1813 with a strength of approximately 600 men. After rendezvousing near Franklin, Tennessee, the regiment marched overland to Natchez in mid-January 1813. Many members of this regiment became part of a unit by Colonels Alcorn and Dyer during Jackson's first campaign against the Creeks in the fall of 1813. Kavanaugh later served with Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans. "

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        Busto in legno del musicista Giuseppe Verdi, databile prima metà del XX secolo.

      - Busto raffigurante il musicista Giuseppe Verdi (Bussetto, 1813-1901) su piedistallo coevo. Dimensioni: altezza cm.41; larghezza cm.21; profondità cm.21. Scultura in legno di gradevole fattura e proporzione. Nessuna indicazione circa l'Autore. 2900 gr.

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        Charte von Nordamerica. Entworfen und gezeichnet von C. G. Reichard. Ergänzt und nach den neuern Entdeckungen der Hrn. Lewis, Clarke u. Pike vervollständigt.

      Geographisches Institut, Weimar 1813 - Kupferstich, grenz- und flächenkoloriert. Zweimal gefaltet. Dekoratives Blatt in gutem Zustand. Am rechten oberen Kartenrand winzige Einstichstellen. Nur leicht fleckig, vor allem am Rand und auf der Rückseite. [ENGLISH] Copper engraving. Hand colored in outline and wash. Folded twice. Map is decorative and in good condition. On the right upper frame of the map tiny punctures. Only slightly stained, mainly on the frame and on the back of the map. Maßstabslegenden für geographische Meilen, Spanische oder Castil. Meilen sowie Englische Meilen. Siehe Foto.

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        Le Livre de Tous les Ménages, ou L'Art de Conserver Pendant Plusieurs Années Toutes les Substances Animales et Végétales

      Barrois, Paris 1813 - Finely rebound in full modern calf, a few surface marks. Tear to top edge of title in the gutter with a semi-circle piece missing, scattered very light foxing, otherwise fine internally. Signed on the rear of the title by Appert and with the fish bookplate of British food writer Alan Davidson to the front pastedown. xxxxviii, 176pp, one folding plate. Cagle 35, Vicaire 35, Bitting 14.Napoleon had proposed a prize for a new method of preserving food - after 15 years of experimentation, and five years before Pasteur, Appert claimed the 12,000 franc prize and published his book detailing the process of canning. Size: 8vo (octavo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Science & Technology. Inventory No: CAT000104. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        POLITICAL TRACTS

      Russell & Cutler, Boston 1811-1813 - **LIMITED TIME ONLY! 40% OFF ALL ANTIQUARIAN SHOP INVENTORY! (DISCOUNT ALREADY APPLIED TO PRICE SHOWN)** Many tracts bound as one, various places, various publishers & dates. sermons to messages from the president, speeches including Josiah Quincy and other reports. An interesting book containing many government documents. All bound in full tree calf, gilt spine label, very slight wear to binding with small chip to head of spine, occassional foxing, previous owner's table of contents in ink. An unusual compilation of government documents [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Poems

      Lee Priory 1813 - Printed at the Private Press of Lee Priory by Johnson and Warwick, 1813. Biographical and Critical Introduction by Sir Egerton Brydges, K. J. Bound with Nicholas Breton’s Longing of the Blessed Heart and Melancholike Humours, Printed by Lee Priory Press by Johnson and Warwick, 1814 and 1815, respectively. Limited Edition of 100 copies of each of title. Very good. Original dark green straight-grain half morocco with red paper boards, flat spine gilt in a single panel with gilt decoration. Top edge gilt. Title pages and limitations printed in red and black. Woodcut initials and tailpieces, engraved vignette on title pages. Text printed with ruled borders. Joints and extremities with minor wear, paper boards somewhat rubbed. Fore-edge of front board with small dent, otherwise good. Title page of third work rather foxed and occasional light foxing otherwise, with a handful of pages where foxing is heavier. Text is generally clean. A charming and very scarce production from this famous private press. . FREE SHIPPING TO UK AND EU, for other locations please enquire for cost. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Signaes, que se mandão observar pelos navios mercantes, que vão debaixo de comboyo dos navios de guerra de S.M.B.

      [Lisbon?, Secretaria do Quartel General da Marinha, 4 de Dezembro de 1813]. - Fourteen woodcut signal flags in text, hand colored. 16 pp., (2 blank ll.). 4°, stitched. In fine condition. ---- FIRST and ONLY EDITION? Issued toward the end of the Napoleonic wars, this pamphlet instructs Portuguese merchant ships on how to observe the signals of British warships so as to participate safely in convoys.---- Not located in Innocêncio. Not in Ayres Magalhães de Sepúlveda, @Dicionário bibliográfico da Guerra Peninsular. Not in Biblioteca Pública de Braga, @Catálogo do Fundo Barca-Oliveira. Not located in Porbase. Not located in British Library Integrated Catalogue. Not located in KVK. Not located in Josiah. Not located in Catnyp. Not located in Melvyl. Not located in Aladin. Not located in Hollis. Not located in Orbis. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Eclogues of Virgil: With an English Translation and Notes

      Bensley, London 1813 - 270pp, 37 hand coloured plates, [12]. Slightly later half-vellum and marbled paper over boards, smooth back, leather title label to spine, t.e.g. Vellum rubbed, especially to spine and front cover, rubbed to extremities, with small amount of loss to paper covering boards. Internally lightly browned, but generally quite clean and bright. Gift inscription to ffep to an Arthur Pomeroy from a Dr Steele (Dr Steele also apparently taught Oscar Wilde - See Frank Harris). 37 hand-coloured plates to rear, binding is by F. Cavenagh of Dublin (See Ramsden, page 230, though spelt differently and at a slightly different address, almost certainly the same binder). Moss II:724 (quoting a review from the Monthly Review). Both Pritzel and Nissen have other works by Martyn, but not this one Size: 4to [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Breton's China: Its Costume, Arts, Manufactures, & C.; Edited Principally from the Originals in the Cabinet of the Late M. Bertin; with Observations Explanatory, Historical, and Literary; Translated from the French; FOUR Volumes Complete

      London: J. J. Stockdale, 1813 - Small octavo, 18*11*6.8cm, 128p,20 plts;125p,19 plts; 135p,19 plts; 160p,19 plts. 4 volumes, bound in 19th century half calf and marbled paper covered boards. Covers rubbed, with wear to edges and corners and to the top of spine of Vol 4, piece of leather missing from top of spine of Vol 2. Foxing of text throughout, ink ownership on title page of each volume, dated 1824. All plates clean and free from marks. 77 out of the 80 plates called for are present-3 plates are missing (2 from Vol 2, 1 from Vol 4). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Life of Nelson

      London: Printed for John Murray, Bookseller to the Admiralty and to the Board of Longitude,, 1813. 2 volumes octavo, (168 × 102 mm). Original boards, rebacked to style and with facsimile paper labels. Engraved portrait frontispiece to volume I, frontispiece of volume II with five facsimile signatures, both half-titles present, ads dated March 1813 tipped in at the front endpapers of Volume I. A little rubbed, and inevitably edge-worn, endpapers somewhat browned, frontispieces foxed as often, light toning to the text, but overall very good. First edition. "Southey constructed an early-nineteenth century hero as a model for the young - in his words, a 'patriotic manual.' He told a friend that he would write 'such a life of Nelson as shall be put into the hands of every youth destined for the Navy.'" (Knight The Pursuit of Victory p.542) As it most assuredly was, and many more besides, coming to dominate the Nelson biography market, perpetually in print. Elegantly written and surprisingly even-handed on the issue of the Neapolitan Jacobins. Contemporary gift inscription to the front pastedown from Thomas French Eade to his daughter Elizabeth Wood Eade.

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        De Adventu Serenissimi Ducis Friderici Gulielmi Elegia

      Bruno Vici, 1813. Broschur, altersbedingt guter Zustand, Bibliotheksexemplar, 8 S., 12*20 cm. latein

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        PICTURESQUE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DRESS AND MANNERS OF THE AUSTRIANS. London Printed for Thomas Mc Lean, Haymarket; by Holwett and Brimmer, Frith Street, Soho. (s.d., 1813 ?).

      - Bella ril. cartonata, dorso e angoli in pelle rossa, tit. in oro e nervature al dorso, cm 25x18, pp XV, 50 di schede riferite ad ogni tavola., 50 splendide tavv f.t. incise e colorate a mano. Ex libris: Harry Lawrence Bradfer-Lawrence F.S.A. Ottimo esemplare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        East India Isles.

      Cadell & DAvies,, London: 1813 - HKD9300 The map centers on Indonesia & the Philippines, with Malaysia, Thailand, & Vietnam, including Southern China, and a bit of New Guinea. Interesting topographical features including mountain ranges in relief. 27 x 20" & margins, original outline and wash color. Published Apr. 15th 1813.

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        Manuscript Account Book Dunbarton, Merrimack County New Hampshire 1813 -1829]

      - folio, 218 pages, plus 27 page alphabetical name index, contemporary sheep, binding worn, boards detached, but present, entries kept in a clear meticulous hand, good condition. The accounts of David Tenny, a private money lender, for monies loaned, notes, interest collected, accounts settled, etc. The approximately 250 accounts, represent loans to virtually everyone in Dunbarton and the surrounding area, leading citizens, minister, widows, a bank and other businesses. There are entries for loans to the Dunbarton Stage Company and the Concord Bank. Tenny in addition was postmaster of Dunbarton, elected in 1812 but was removed from this position during the sweeping "Jackson and Reform" movement that took place in 1829, Tenny apparently was an old Federalist. Dunbarton is situated in the extreme southwestern part of Merrimack County, but previous to the incorporation of Merrimack County, in 1852, it formed part of Hillsborough County. It was was a farming town, with a saw-mill built in 1765, as a result many of the loans are for small sums, due no doubt to the farmer's lack of specie depending on the season. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Letters written in a Mahratta Camp during the Year 1809,

      London: John Murray,, 1813. descriptive of the Character, Manners, Domestic Habits, Quarto (252 × 202 mm) Recent half diced calf, marbled boards, by Trevor Lloyd, title gilt to spine, double-bands, wavy line roll gilt to the bands, and a greek key in blind between, attractive foliate tool to the first, third and fifth compartments, double gilt fillet to the spine and corner edges. Hand-coloured aquatint frontispiece and 9 other similar plates, half-title and directions to the binder bound in. Couple of short, professional repairs to the half-title and title, light browning throughout, and some foxing to the plates as usual, but overall a very good and attractively-presented copy. First edition. Edited from a sequence of "thirty-two letters to his brother … filled with his observations of the Marathas while serving as commander of the British Resident's escort … in Broughton's narrative the Marathas move through a portion of the Rajputana despoiling the countryside, laying siege to forts and burning villages, and fighting amongst themselves much to the dismay and disgust of the author. Of more interest to Broughton, however, were the various festivals and religious ceremonies, both Hindu and Mohammedan, which he recorded in his letters with detail and sympathy" (Riddick). Broughton (1778-1835) was educated at Eton, commissioned Ensign in 1796 and posted to the Bengal Army the following year; "having chosen the profession of arms he followed it with ardour, and whilst yet a subaltern was actively engaged in the memorable siege of Seringapatam, which the 4th of May 1799, overthrew the dynasty of Tippoo Saib, and conquered his empire. He was afterwards appointed Commandant of the Cadet Corps, a sort of college formed to receive the cadets, and teach and discipline them on their first arrival in the country, an office obviously requiring sound judgement and discreet management" (The Annual Biography and Obituary for the Year 1836, p.441). He was then appointed Military Resident to the Mahrattas, and was subsequently briefly commander of Java. In 1797, he was promoted to lieutenant, transferring to the Madras establishment, captain 1805, major in 1816, lieutenant-colonel in 1822, and colonel in 1829, after which he returned to England. He was made Honorary Secretary of the Royal Asiatic Society, was "an active manager of the Mendicity Society and of the Marylebone schools" (ODNB), and pursued the life of a "literary man" (Annual Biography), publishing Edward and Laura, a "free translation of a French novel written by a warm admirer of Rousseau"; some "interesting and often beautiful Persian poetry, and also some specimens of Hindu poetry", and the present epistolary account a "very valuable work … written during his residence with these extraordinary people, in which he has thrown much light on their personal and curious history" (p.442). His health undermined by his time in India, he died aged 57 in 1835. Another point of interest is that this is "The only British book on India to be illustrated entirely after drawings by an Indian artist, 'Deen Alee', whose 'Company' style can still be discerned through the embellishments of the English etcher, T. Baxter" (R.W. Lightbown in Archer & Lightbown, India observed, p.111), a minor cavil being that the first and last plates are in fact after James Atkinson, who also etched three of the plates. Reimposed armorial bookplate of John Cave-Brown author of Indian infanticide: its Origin, Progress, and Suppression (1857), and The Punjab and Delhi in 1857 (1861).

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        Autograph Letter Signed to Samuel Birch regarding tickets to the reading room of the British Museum, and the forthcoming meeting of the Archaeology Department].

      - Morley, Friday. Small Octavo (ca. 18x11 cm). 2 pp. Brown ink on laid paper. Fold marks and traces of the old mount on verso, not affecting the text. Overall a very good letter. A letter by a prominent American archaeologist Ephraim George Squier is addressed to the head of the antiquities department of the British Museum and one of the first British Egyptologists Samuel Birch (1813-1885). In the letter Squier thanks Birch for the tickets to the Reading Room of the Museum and expresses "great pleasure in attending the meeting of the Archy S[ection?] this afternoon". He adds: "I shall also be happy if I can in any way contribute to the [issue?] of its proceedings." Ephraim George Squier was an American archaeologist, author, businessman, editor and diplomat, known for its works about the archaeology of USA, Central and South America: "Ancient Monuments of the Mississippi Valley" (1848), "Nicaragua: Its People, Scenery, Monuments" (1852), "Peru: Incidents of Travel and Exploration in the Land of Incas" (1877) et al. Squier worked as a special chargé d'affaires to Guatemala (1849-50), US Commissioner to Peru (1863-65), Consul-General of Honduras at New York City (1868) et al.

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        Historical Sketch of Moscow:

      London: R. Ackermann,, 1813. illustrated by twelve views of different parts of that imperial city, the Kremlin, etc. Quarto (360 × 295 mm). Skilfully rebound to style in calf-backed onionskin paper boards, vellum tips, spine compartments decorated in gilt and with longitudinal red morocco label, original printed paper label pasted on front board, edges untrimmed. 12 hand-coloured aquatints on Whatman wove paper watermarked 1812. A little minor spotting and toning, but a very good copy, retaining several uncut edges. First edition, a fine copy with picturesque hand-coloured plates, showing landmarks like the Great Square and the Kremlin, but also rarer views like the Petrovskiy Palace and the Old Wood Theatre. Some plates include scenes of everyday life, like the "View of the Ice Hills, during the Carnival, at Moscow". The work was published the year after Napoleon's disastrous retreat from Moscow at a time when public interest was aroused by Russia, its historical capital and people; the 27-page introduction sarcastically applauds Napoleon for his soldier-like conduct and magnanimity. The book was offered for sale in both coloured and uncoloured state; coloured copies are naturally greatly preferred in the market.

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        The Holy Bible : containing the Old and New Testaments, according to the authorized translation, with all the parallel texts and marginal readings. To which are added, notes and practical observations, designed as a help to a correct ... (Truncated)

      Liverpool : printed by Nuttall, Fisher, and Dixon, 1813, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st Edition in this formFull Book Title: The Holy Bible : containing the Old and New Testaments, according to the authorized translation, with all the parallel texts and marginal readings. To which are added, notes and practical observations, designed as a help to a correct understanding of the sacred writings.Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Red morocco gilt-blocked label to spine, with blind tooled crossed bands. Pages dust-toned as with age, with some foxing to the title and prelims. Particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1171 pages; Physical description: vi, 1171p : illus. (incl frontis.) ; 45cm x 29cm. Subjects: Bible -- English -- 1813. Bible -- Old Testament -- Apocrypha -- Authorized -- 1813. Notes: "For a general account of these inspired books, and of the present edition, the reader is desired to consult the introduction, by Adam Clarke, LL.D." --title page.

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        The Heroine, or Adventures of a Fair Romance Reader

      London: Printed for Henry Colburn, Public Library, Conduit-Street, Hanover-Square; and sold by George Goldie, Edinburgh, and John, 1813 - A Gothic parody much appreciated by the author of NORTHANGER ABBEY (1818), who wrote in a letter of March 2, 1814: "I finished The Heroine last night and was very much amused by it . It diverted me exceedingly . I have torn through the third volume . I do not think it falls off. It is a delightful burlesque . " Reprinted numerous times and continually rediscovered with delight by successive generations of readers, it is "a justly famous and very important book. It takes a good hard poke at virtually all previous novelists . Scott read nd enjoyed THE HEROINE. Jane Austen loved it, and Poe reviewed it, saying that its wit and humor were 'racy, dashing, and palpable.'" - Wolff Very scarce on the market First edition. 3 vols., 8vo. xx, 224; [2], 239; [2], 302, [2, ads] pp. Early 19th-century half dark-green morocco and cloth, gilt spines, marbled edges and endpapers; joints and extremities slightly rubbed, upper joints tender; vol. III rebacked. Bookplate of Archibald Bolling Shepperson in each volume. Wolff 316; Summers, Gothic Bibliography, p. 354; Loeber B93 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Sea is open. Trade revives

      London, R. Ackermann, Dec. 13th, , 1813. Hand-coloured etching (355 × 275 mm) Very good. A British and a Dutch sailor in Amsterdam fraternally celebrate the liberation of Holland. The Englishman sits on a bench, his right leg sprawling on the top of a cask which serves as table, his left arm round the waist of the Dutchman who stands beside him with a paper inscribed 'Paris Imperial Decree Napol[eon]' under his foot; the latter's right knee is raised high in the act of trampling. The Englishman holds up a foaming tankard of 'Brown Stout', the Dutchman holds up a tobacco-pipe in his right hand, a bottle of 'Hollands' in the left …Behind them are their respective flags, leaning towards each other: red ensign and the striped flag of the Sovereign Prince, inscribed 'Orange Boven 1813' …On the cask are a large loaf, a round Dutch cheese with a slice out of it, tobacco-box, pipe, glass, and knife. On the ground is a collection of documents which has been set on fire: a large ledger inscribed 'Continental System' and papers: 'Confederation of the Rhine', 'Napo[leon]' … Above the two flags floats a ribbon inscribed in large letters: 'Eendragt maakt Magt' and below 'Concord makes Power'" (George - of Political and Personal Satires in the British Museum). The BM copy is in full, bright colour, this copy is rather more subtly coloured in orange and pale blue/grey.

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        Unterhaltungen über den Menschen. Dritter Theil. Unvollständig!

      Wien: gedruckt auf Kosten Herausgebers 1813 - OPBd., 563 S., Register, 8° mit- 66 kolorierten Kupfern von 72 avisierten Tafeln im Text u. gestochener Titelblattvignette. Mit- zwei Rückenschildchen u. gemusterten Decken. Alte Besitzerunterschrift auf Vorsatz. Pappband etwas berieben und bestoßen; Kanten u. Ecken leicht beschabt. Bindung gelockert. Einzelne Tafeln sauber u. frisch; manche, etwa 10 Kupfern lose aber nicht verloren. Es fehlen folgende Tafeln u. Textseiten: Taf. N°: 41; 42; 43; 44; 45; 65 * S.: 527 - 530. , sonst gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Book Language/s: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Napoleonide, ou les Fastes Napoleon. (Ouvrage Italien de M. Petroni, traduit en Francais par M. Tercy [and M. ***]. Les notes numismatiques de M. Poggi; les notes litteraires de M. Biagioli; les medailles dessinees par M. Pecheux et gravees....

      Parigi : Didot, 1813, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionFinely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Gilt-cross bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 550 pages; Physical desc.: xxiv, 550 p : ill. Illustrative medallions by Benoit Pécheux (b. 1779); notes by Antonio Pitaro (1774-1833?); preface and French explanations of medallions and odes by Joseph Lavallée (1747-1816). Subject: Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821. Genre: Poetry. Language: French ; Italian ; Multiple languages.

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        Polynesia

      London:: Cadell & Davies,. 1813.. Map of Polynesia including the north east quadrant of Australia. Tooley 980, p. 131. Drawn under the direction of Mr. Pinkerton by I. Hebert, Neele sculpt. Published Janr. 1st 1813 by Cadell & Davies, Strand, and Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, Paternoster Row. Polynesia including Hawaii, the Philippines, New Guinea, Tahiti, Fiji, New Caledonia, the New Hebrides and the northeastern quadrant of Australia, entitled "New Holland". 70 x 51 cm. Copper engraving with original period outline & wash color. Very good condition.

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        Ob man die alte Hoffnung aufgeben sollte, den Stein aus der Blase auf mechanische oder chemische Weise einst noch wegschaffen zu können (pp.289-303; 305-318; 321-331, 1 gefalt. Tafel mit 7 Fig.).

      - Med.-chir. Ztg., 1813/1. - Salzburg, Mayr'schen Buchdruckerey, 1813, 8°, 432 pp., 1 gestochene Tafel, feiner Pappband der Zeit, mit roten Rüchenschild. First Edition of the first scientific treatise on the transurethral destruction and extraction of bladder stones without any incision being made! - - It was at this time, in the early nineteenth century, that there was much controversy about whether a straight sound or tube could be passed through the male urethra. A Bavarian physician, Dr. Gruithuisen (1774-1852), settled this question, and at the same time devised the first model of a possibly workable lithotrite for the destruction of bladder stones. - - His scientific work on the treatment of bladder stones Gruithuisen's most important work in urology was his memoir published in the Medicinisch-Chirurgische Zeitung (Journal of Medicine and Surgery) of Salzburg. It appeared on 4 March 1813 with the very significant title ''Should one abandon the long-standing hope of one day being able to remove stones in the bladder by mechanical or chemical means?'' (''Ob man die alte Hoffnung aufgeben sollte, den Stein aus der Blase auf mechanische oder chemische Weise einst noch wegschaffen zu können?''). - - Only after many years of experimenting on animals, cadavers, and, partly on himself, Dr. Gruithuisen decided to present his instruments and publish his results. - The first practical attempts to remove a bladder stone by a transurethral method may be credited to Gruithuisen, who in 1813 published a description and illustration of the instrument he had devised. He distinguished between six possible treatments of bladder stones: by perineal incision (lithotomy), by washing the bladder with water, by crushing the stone (mechanical), by dissolving it with chemicals, by galvanic pulverisation, and by combining the mechanical and chemical methods. The last procedure seemed the best to him. - In 1813 Gruithuisen tested the method by passing a straight tube into a bladder. He demonstrated that a large straight tube could be passed into the bladder and he tried to secure the stone by a loop of wire before perforating it with a trephine driven by a drill bow. - His mechanical instrument consisted of a tube with awire loop, which, when placed in the bladder, would hold the stone in place against the tube for drilling or injection. The wires passed through holes in the wall of the tube into the interior and out at the external end, so that the operator holding the wire ends could keep the stone against the tube. A drill turned by the fingers or a small injection tube could be passed through the first tube. His original idea was to examine the stones, and according to the chemical analysis of the stones use an appropriate dissolving chemical solution. But no satisfactory solution could be found in vivo. - Then Gruithuisen invented an instrument consisting of a strong metal rod, having at one end two diverging branches, which were sharp along the opposing edges, like the blades of a pair of scissors. This rod was drawn into an external straight hollow tube, which determined the approach of the diverging blades to each other. The stone was thus cut, and also tended to be crushed. - Gruithuisen found that a conductor with a thick and straight shaft and a round tip facilitated its introduction and reduced the danger of injuring the urethra. In addition, the straight shaft with a thick lumen permitted other working instruments to be introduced into the bladder after the mandrin had been removed, as in the case of modern-day instruments. He used chicken-egg white as a natural lubricant. - Gruithuisen also suggested the use of an electric current to destroy stones in the bladder after the introduction of the instruments. His source of electric power was a voltaic pile, consisting of platinum discs separated by silk covered with ''gum lac''. The electric current was to be delivered to the stone by two platinum wires carried into the bladder . [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [PARTIALLY PRINTED DOCUMENT, SIGNED BY JAMES MADISON AS PRESIDENT, BEING THE WITNESS PORTION OF A GENERAL LAND OFFICE DOCUMENT]

      Washington, D.C. November 1, 1813.. Partially printed document on vellum, completed in manuscript, measuring 2 3/4 x 8 inches. Old folds. Near fine. In a half morocco and cloth folding box, spine gilt. A nice example of James Madison's signature. The signature is found on a portion of a General Land Office document, and Madison has signed it as a witness and has "caused the Seal of the General Land Office to be hereunto affixed" (though the seal is not contained on the portion of the document present here). The document has also been signed by Edward Tiffin, Commissioner of the General Land Office. Tiffin was a prominent Ohio politician and the first Commissioner of the General Land Office, which managed allocations of federal lands.

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        Ferme Ornée: or, Rural Improvements

      - A Series of Domestic and Ornamental Designs, suited to Parks, Plantations, Rides, Walks, Rivers, Farms, &c. Consisting of Fences, Paddock Houses, A Bath, A Dog-Kennel, Pavilions, Farm-Yards, Fishing-Houses, Sporting-Boxes, Shooting-Lodges, Single and Double Cottages, &c. Calculated for landscape and picturesque effects. Engraved in aqua-tinta on thirty-eight plates. With Appropriate Scenery, Plans, and Explanations. A New Edition. J. Taylor, London, 1813. Original boards in blue-grey with paper label stamped in black type affixed to spine; uncut; Secondo, 315x250 mms. Third Edition. Thirty-eight aquatint plates, one leaf of advertisements bound at the front. Bookseller's four page 'A Catalogue of Modern Books on Architecture', bound in at the rear unopened. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tracts on Delirium Tremens, on Peritonitis and on The Gout

      Thomas Underwood, London 1813 - 272pp. G+ : in Good condition plus without dust jacket. Leather rubbed at extremeties. Ex-library from Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland. Minimal markings. Only sporadic foxing. Some pencil annotations within Red half-leather cover over marbled boards [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Recherches sur la géographie systématique et positive des anciens ; pour servir de base à l'histoire de la géographie ancienne

      Imprimerie de la République An VI [1798] - Imprimerie Impériale, Paris 1813 - Four volumes, quarto, with 53 maps on 28 folding plates and an engraved compass rose; contemporary half calf and marbled boards, joints repaired with old spines laid back down, double leather labels; sides a bit worn and a few stains but a good set. Greek and Roman geographers. Only edition of this substantial study of the geography of the ancients, analysing their understanding and mapping from Europe and Africa to as far afield as India and the Indian Ocean. Various maps show the knowledge or imagination of early geographers such as Ptolemy, Strabo, Pomponius Mela, Herodotus and Isidore of Seville, while the text deals exhaustively with the history of geography and geographers, however obscure. As a test for example it is interesting to see that Cosmas Indicopleustes is discussed at some length.Pascal-François Gossellin (1751-1830) travelled widely through Europe as a young man, while his parents encouraged him to learn the ways of business. He joined the Royal Council of Commerce in 1784, and later the central administration under Louis XVI. He continued to travel, and developed friendships with Necker and Voltaire, both then in Switzerland.However he was always pulled towards the world of learning and especially the study of ancient geography. In 1790 he won a competition set by the Academie Royale des Inscriptions (see above) and the following year he was elected to membership.When the Revolution came he devoted himself to research for this book, analysing all the texts to which he had access. The book was published in two halves, fifteen years apart, with the second half appearing just before the restoration of the monarchy. His involvement with the world of learning included his appointment as President du conservatoire at the Bibliothèque Nationale in 1803. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "BRAAK, TER; OUD-VOSSEMEER Album amicorum in de vorm van een oblong doosje met losse blaadjes van Cato ter Braak te Oud-Vossemeer, 1836-1838.".

      "Bijdragen o.m. van haar broer G.J. ter Braak en van vrienden en vriendinnen te Oud-Vossemeer: A. de Graaff Gz., J. Ruytenburg, M.K. en K.J. Stoutjesdijk, J.D. Kruysse Jr.; voorts uit St.-Maartensdijk: A.F.H. Rijnberg en een officier van gezondheid Rijnberg; te Amersfoort A.E. v.d. Tol en F.L. van Ruyven; en zonder plaatsaanduiding: L.J. van den Oudendijk en M.L. Pické. Ten slotte nog twee blaadjes uit een ander album: C.S.M. Rutgers, Hattem 1813 en neef H.L. van der Merwede, Kampen 1812. M3146/AA054".

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        An Interesting Account of the Voyages and Travels of Captains Lewis and Clarke, in the years 1804-5 & 6 : giving a faithful description of the River Missouri and its source-of various Tribes of Indians through which they passed . . to which is added a complete Dictionary of the Indian Tongue

      Baltimore: Printed and Published by P. Mauro, No. 10, North Howard St, 1813 - This copy has 2 portraits and three plates, as called for by Wagner-Camp; whereas Howes calls for 4 plates, noting that some copies have only 3 (LEWIS AND CLARK) Reprint of 1812 edition. 16mo. 2 frontispieces of Lewis and Clark, "The Bear Pursuing His Assailant", "A View of the Washita", "An Indian destined to Death". xi, [i], [13]-266 pp. Contemporary sheep, rebacked to period syle with black lettering piece. Endsheets with numerous ink signatures (some faded), verso of portrait Clark with old notes, small ink signature in margin of portrait of Lewis, some browning and spotting of text block. Wagner-Camp 8:7; Sabin 24508; Graff 1331; Rader 1397. Howes F153a

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        Mounseer Nongtongpaw: or, the Discoveries of John Bull in a Trip to Paris

      Size: 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall, Printed by B McMillan, Bow Street, Covent Garden in colophon. Written by the publishers daughter, a then 10 year old Mary Godwin (Shelley) adapted a jaunty vaudeville song into a children's rhyme, ''Mounseer Nongtongpaw,'' which makes spirited fun of English bigotry and greed. Godwin published it, the first work of his prodigious child. Later research suggests a more likely author is John Taylor with the story outline being supplied by Mary. He was the author of 'Monsieur Tonson', which was also published by M J Godwin as another Juvenile Library title. CONDITION Original Pink card wraps dated 1813 to front, advertising for other Juvenile Library titles to rear (light age toning and soiling to covers, mildly rubbed to spine ends) dated 1815 to title page, pp 16 with 12 leaves of Copperplate engravings. Internally bright and clean with only the slightest age toning to page edges, original whip stitching to spine tight and secure, no inscriptions.

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        Recherches sur la géographie systématique et positive des anciens ; pour servir de base à l'histoire de la géographie ancienne

      Paris: Imprimerie de la République An VI [1798] - Imprimerie Impériale, 1813. Four volumes, quarto, with 53 maps on 28 folding plates and an engraved compass rose; contemporary half calf and marbled boards, joints repaired with old spines laid back down, double leather labels; sides a bit worn and a few stains but a good set. Greek and Roman geographers. Only edition of this substantial study of the geography of the ancients, analysing their understanding and mapping from Europe and Africa to as far afield as India and the Indian Ocean. Various maps show the knowledge or imagination of early geographers such as Ptolemy, Strabo, Pomponius Mela, Herodotus and Isidore of Seville, while the text deals exhaustively with the history of geography and geographers, however obscure. As a test for example it is interesting to see that Cosmas Indicopleustes is discussed at some length.Pascal-François Gossellin (1751-1830) travelled widely through Europe as a young man, while his parents encouraged him to learn the ways of business. He joined the Royal Council of Commerce in 1784, and later the central administration under Louis XVI. He continued to travel, and developed friendships with Necker and Voltaire, both then in Switzerland.However he was always pulled towards the world of learning and especially the study of ancient geography. In 1790 he won a competition set by the Academie Royale des Inscriptions (see above) and the following year he was elected to membership.When the Revolution came he devoted himself to research for this book, analysing all the texts to which he had access. The book was published in two halves, fifteen years apart, with the second half appearing just before the restoration of the monarchy. His involvement with the world of learning included his appointment as President du conservatoire at the Bibliothèque Nationale in 1803.

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        Quelques Mémoires sur différens Sujets: la plupart d'histoire naturelle, ou de physique générale et particulière.

      Belin, Paris, 1813. - 120 X 200 mm. relié demi-chagrin marron, dos à nerfs orné avec pièce de titre en basane bleue, tr. jaspées (rel. de l'ép.). X-428 pp. Seconde éditon, ornée d'une planche et d'une carte dépliante gravées. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LOOK YOU HERE! REPUBLICANS!

      [Np, but likely New York]. April 1813.. Broadside, 8 x 6 1/2 inches. Minimal soiling. Near fine. Signed in print by "a Republican of '93" and printed less than ten months after the start of the War of 1812, this circular is addressed to John Nicholas. It begins: "As John Nicholas, Esquire, has been so obliging as to favor the Republican party in this county with his own undivided assistance and direction, and has very modestly added a tolerable long biographical account of himself to his other laconic morsels, I feel anxious that he should superadd to his former hard labors, unequivocal Answers to a few pertinent Questions." Six acerbically pointed queries follow concerning John Nicholas' actions on the subjects of DeWitt Clinton (lieutenant governor of New York and the Federalist Party's presidential nominee in 1812); a whiskey tax of "25 Cents on the gallon"; and the Quid Council. It closes by asking, "Pray, Mr. Nicholas, were you born in the state of New- York?"

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        The History of the Town and Port of Dover, and of Dover Castle; With a Short Account of the Cinque Ports. 2 volume set

      Dover and London Ledger and Shaw; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Browne 1813. G+ : in Good condition plus with marbled eps. Spines rubbed with crack near lower tail of volume II. Several fold out plates in volume II torn at folds. Some offsetting from plates and browning to prelims First Edition Contemporary calf gilt 280mm x 210mm (11" x 8"). xlviii, 366pp; 390pp. 18 plates, some folding. Volume II published in 1814 and includes a list of subscribers.

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        Memoirs of the kings of Spain of the house of Bourbon : from the accession of Philip the Fifth to the death of Charles the Third 1700 .... to .... 1788 : Drawn from original and unpublished documents - [Complete in 3 volumes]

      London : Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1813, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionMinor library marks remain internally. Very good copies all in the original, full aniline calf. Professionally re-cased with the original, elaborately gilt-tooled spine laid back; very impressively finished. Remains a particularly well-preserved set overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Physical desc.: 3 v. : geneal. tables ; 27 cm. Pagination: Vol. 1: xxii, [8], *19-*69, [3], 434 p. -- Vol. 2: [8], 465, [1] p. -- Vol. 3: [8], 540, [32] p. Referenced by: Palau y Dulcet (2nd ed.) 64241 (note). Subject: Spain - History - Bourbons, 1700-. BOURBON, House of.

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        A Treatise on Courts Martial and Military Law: Containing an

      1813. Early American Military Law Treatise Maltby, Isaac [1767-1819]. A Treatise on Courts Martial and Military Law: Containing an Explanation of the Principles Which Govern Courts Martial and Courts of Inquiry, Under the Authority of an Individual State, and of the United States, in War and Peace. The Powers and Duties of Individuals in the Army, Navy, and Militia; and the Punishments to Which They May be Liable, Respectively, for Violations of Duty. The Necessary Forms for Calling, Assembling, and Organizing Courts Martial, and All Other Proceedings of Said Courts. Boston: Printed by Thomas B. Wait and Co., 1813. [viii], 272 pp. Octavo (5" x 8-1/4"). Recent period-style quarter calf over cloth, gilt fillets and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Toning to text, occasional light foxing, internally clean. * Only edition of an early American work on military law and courts martial. Based principally on legal and military American sources, it includes a series of twenty-two appendices. The first (and most extensive) contains the American Articles of War adopted in 1806, which outline the procedures for a court martial. Maltby, a member of the Massachusetts legislature and a presidential elector, was a brigadier general of the state militia during the War of 1812. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 9026.

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        The Peerage of Scotland: Containing An Historical and Genealogical Account of the Nobility of That Kingdom, From Their Origin to the Present Generation. 2 Volume set

      Edinburgh: Constable & Co. G : in Good condition with marbled eps. Some outer joint cracking and upper board of volume II a little weak. Neat signature of a previous owner on title page of Volume I. Heraldic book-plate on paste-downs. Some occasional pencil annotation and some age browning to a number of pages otherwise contents G+. 1813. Second Edition. Half leather green board cover. 390mm x 250mm (15" x 10"). 759pp, xiv, + plates;752pp, xiii, + plates. Heraldic engravings. Heraldic book-plate of William John Lee 'Fide et Constantia.'. .

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        WASHINGTON THEATRE...ON MONDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 6, WILL BE PRESENTED THE COMEDY OF THE SCHOOL OF REFORM; OR, HOW TO RULE A HUSBAND....TO WHICH WILL BE ADDED...THE CELEBRATED GRAND HEROIC PANTOMIME...HERCULES & OMPHALE...[caption title]

      Washington City: W. Cooper, [1813].. Broadside, 21 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches. Minor soiling and wear. Contemporary manuscript corrections. Very good. The Washington Theatre was the second theatre in early Washington. The first was the National Theatre, originally formed by Thomas Wignell and Alexander Reinagle with the company from Philadelphia's Chestnut Street Theatre. The National Theatre opened in 1800 in an unfinished hotel. Within three years money was raised for a second, more permanent theatre, which would be suitable to entertain Jefferson, Madison, and other important personages in the new capital. On Nov. 16, 1804 the Washington Theatre opened its doors on Pennsylvania Avenue. The first season completed Dec. 17, 1804, and the theatre did not reopen its doors until the following autumn. In 1808 the Wignell company began regular summer seasons, which had the benefit of getting the company out of Philadelphia during the yellow fever season, as well as providing uninterrupted practice for the cast and crew. The season of 1808 began on September 7 and lasted a mere nine nights; the season for 1809 ran from June 13 to August 7. Closed in 1810 due to lack of success, the theatre was advertised for sale June of 1811. It failed to sell, and the company reopened for a summer season later that month. They managed to stay open for the next several summer seasons, despite war with Britain and a terrible theatre fire in Richmond in December 1812 which killed eighty people and caused a country-wide anti-theatre crusade. By 1813, when this broadside was printed, the War of 1812 was raging. This copy is particularly notable for its contemporary annotations, with fourteen cast and scene changes marked. If these are taken as last-minute changes, the annotations provide a great deal of information about the actual performance of September 6, as well as the dramatic exegesis caused by losing, for example, the singer Mrs. Green, which caused the song "Bright Chanticleer" to be entirely cancelled. An extensive description is given of the pantomime of "Hercules & Omphale," choreographed by James Byrn. Byrn created a number of ballets in America, some of which he later staged in London. The playbill also indicates that the epilogue to "School of Reform" was spoken by the English actress Mrs. Mason, a brilliant comedienne of the times. Aside from a unique playbill at Harvard, this is the earliest surviving broadside of a Washington, D.C. theatre; the next nearest is 1816. Unique and interesting.

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        Magazin der Entomologie. Band I-IV (all published).

      Halle, Hendel, 1813-1821. 4 volumes. 8vo (205 x 120mm). pp. vii, (1), 150, 194; x, 346; viii, 464; x, 462 with 10 (6 hand-coloured) engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, spines with gilt lines and lettering (first volume recently bound to match). A complete set of this scarce and early German entomological periodical. Ernst Friedrich Germar (1786-1853) was a German entomologist and mineralogist and a professor of mineralogy at the University of Halle.//Horn & Schenkling 7564.

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        CON FECHA DE 26 DE JULIO ULTIMO ME DICE EL SENOR SECRETARIO DE ESTADO Y DEL DESPACHO DE LA GOBERNACION DE ULTRAMAR LO SIGUIENTE [caption title].

      Havana. Sept. 20, 1813. - 1p. plus integral blank. Folio. Old fold lines. Moderately chipped and worn at edges. Evenly tanned. Contemporary manuscript notations. Good. A rare Havana imprint. As Spanish power in the New World was waning, it's grip on Cuba was threatened by domestic and foreign intruders. This decree, issued by Fernando VII on June 17, 1813 and printed September 20th, orders the annulment of all criminal cases. This amnesty policy, extended to other areas of New Spain as well, sought to placate opposition forces. It calls on all levels of government to announce and enforce the decree. It is endorsed in manuscript.

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        The works of Mrs. Cowley : dramas and poems / Mrs. Hannah (Parkhouse) Cowley - [Complete in 3 volumes)

      London : Wilkie and Robinson, 1813, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionGood to very good copies all finely bound in contemporary calf over marble boards with the title blocked direct in gilt. Some wear and toning to the spine bands. Remains an uncommonly good example.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Physical desc.: 3 v (xxi,471,422,371p). Contents: With 1p of booksellers' advertisements in vol 3. Notes: 1, 2: Dramas. 3: Poems. Contents: v.1-2. Dramas.--v.3. Poems.

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        LE PLUTARQUE FRANCAIS EN 2 TOMES

      LEPETIT 1813 - RO20147128: 398 + 403 pages. Tranches marbrées. Quelques gravures en noir et blanc, hors texte. titre dorés sur pièce de titre rouge, Tomaisons sur pièce de titre vert, Filets et fleurons dorés sur le dos cuir marron. Coiffes légèrement abimées. ou Abrege des Vies des Hommes illustres dont la France s'honore, depuis le commencement de la Monarchie jusqu'a nos jours, avec des lecons explicatives de leurs grandes actions. Ouvrage elementaire, orne de quarante portraits, destine a l'usage de la jeunesse. In-12 Relié plein cuir. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 840.08-XIX ème siècle [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        War of 1812 American Ship Pass Henry Wellsley Historic British Ambassaor

      Henry WELLESLEY, Cadiz 1813 - This scarce document is also odd in that the British allowed an American ship to pass without violence during the War of 1812.The letter/authorization/pass allows an American ship with a cargo of cloth, tin, salt, fruit, and calico to proceed to any port of the United States of America without molestation on account of the present hostilities. At the bottom of the 2nd page in another hand, says THIS LICENCE was produced to the British Brig Sir John Sherbrook on the 12th April 1813 and the ship let pass. , A fine historic hand written AMERICAN SHIP PASS dated at Cadiz, Spain, written and signed by HENRY WELLESLEY, dated Feb. 1813. The document once had a seal attached, but was cut from the document, and this affects a few words., WELLESLEY, Henry 1st Baron Cowley (1773-1847)In 1809, Henry Wellesley became the British envoy to Spain - his eldest brother, by now Marquess Wellesley, was now Foreign Secretary, while his brother Arthur (now Viscount Wellington) was British commander-in-chief in Spain. Together, the three brothers helped to make the Peninsular campaign a success, and in 1812 Wellesley was knighted. He also was noted for recruiting Spanish soldiers for the War of 1812, a little known fact. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Skottowe Manuscript. Illustrations by Richard Browne. Foreword by Sir David Attenborough, commentary by Tim Bonyhady and notes by John Calaby

      The first and only publication of {i The Skottowe Manuscript} since its creation in 1813. This full colour-facsimile and study of the famous manuscript in the Mitchell Library won the prestigious Galley Club of Sydney Award for Excellence. The Skottowe Manuscript. Two volumes, 80 & 112 pp., large octavo format (310 x 195 mm.), with 27 full-page watercolours and 26 pages of manuscript in colour-facsimile; printed on high quality gloss art paper, bound in fine cloth; slipcase.{b Celebrated as the best designed, illustrated adult book in the Australian Book Publishers Association Design Awards, {i The Skottowe Manuscript} is a rare and valuable collector's piece. It is also a remarkable natural history of New South Wales. David Attenborough writes in his foreword that the book's beauty lies in its representation of '…a land full of marvels seen with wonder and innocence'.}This is the first and only publication of {i The Skottowe Manuscript} since its creation one hundred and seventy-five years ago. In 1813, Thomas Skottowe, an early colonial official, and convict artist Richard Browne compiled a remarkable record of the birds, animals, insects, reptiles, and fish of the New South Wales region, comprising 27 watercolours and 26 pages of hand-written copper-plate text. For each illustration in Volume I, Skottowe records his own excited comments and the native name for the subject, making {i The Skottowe Manuscript }a delight to read as well as admire. To place the work in its historical context, author and historian Tim Bonyhady writes knowledgeably about the content of the manuscript in Volume II.

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        Autograph letter or letter draft, unsigned.

      Reichenbach, 26. VII. 1813. - Folio. 12 pp. Together with a French manuscript of planned troop movements (2 pp.). Very extensive letter by the later Minister of War, then colonel in the 12th Infantry Regiment and assigned to the general staff of field marshal Karl Philipp Fürst Schwarzenberg. Latour gives a detailed report of a secret audience with the Emperor, during which they discussed the military situation. But three weeks later, on 12 August, Austria was to declare war on France; mid-October was to see the decisive Battle of Leipzig, in which Schwarzenberg led the coalition armies against Napoleon.

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        Reflexions et observations anatomico-chirurgicales sur l'anevrisme. Planches. Traduites de l'Italien, et augmentees de deux memoires par J. Delpech

      Paris, Chez Mequignon-Marvis de l'Imprimerie de Crapelet, 1813.. 41,5 x 28cm, zeitgenöss. Pappband, 1 Bl., 24 S. (Explication des planches), 18 Tafeln mit Seidenhemdchen, 4 Tafeln mit Umrissskizzen. Atlasband mit den hervorragenden Stichen von Anderloni (hier kopiert von Adam "unter den Augen des Übersetzers"), zusätzlich im Vergleich zur italienischen Ausgabe von 1804 drei neue Abbildungen eines beginnenden Aneurysmas. - Der Atlasband im Vergleich zum Textband von 1809 wesentlich seltener. Zur ital. EA s. GARRISON/M. 2975

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