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        THE BORDER ANTIQUITIES OF ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND; comprising Specimens of Architecture and Sculpture. And other vestiges of former ages, accompanied by descriptions. Together with Illustrations of Remarkable Incidents in Border History and radition, and original Poetry.

      Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown; John Murray; John Greig. Edinburgh. Constable & Co., London 1814 - 2 vols. pp. cxxvii, 92; 93 - 209, ci of appendix, (xi) of index. 2 frontis's, 2 engraved titles, 91 plates. Large post 4to. Full red morocco with gilt decoration, all edges gilt, spines sunned, hinges slightly rubbed.Engraved titles and frontis's foxed otherwise clean. A very good copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sir Roger De Coverley

      1814. STEELE, Richard and ADDISON, Joseph. Sir Roger De Coverley. Reprinted from The Spectator. London: Sampson Low, circa 1900. Square 12mo, contemporary full burgundy morocco, elaborately gilt-decorated spine and covers, multi-color inlaid morocco cover illustration of Sir Roger de Coverley, raised bands, all edges gilt. $2200.Later edition of one of the leading series by two of the most famous 18th-century British periodical essayists, with illustrations by Chas. O. Murray, beautifully bound in a morocco-gilt Kelliegram binding with a detailed multi-color morocco cover inlay of Sir Roger De Coverley.“The periodical essay… reached its acme of achievement early in the 18th century in the work of Richard Steele and Joseph Addison.” Together, The Guardian, The Spectator and The Tatler “helped to form the taste and to shape the morals and manners of countless generations in Britain and abroad” (John Calhoun Stephens). Sir Roger de Coverley was one of Steele and Addison’s most noteworthy achievements. Created in The Spectator in 1711 by the writing team, Sir Roger de Coverley was said to be an English squire of Queen Anne’s reign. His name was immediately familiar to readers as it was also the name of a well-known English/Scottish country dance. The writers explained the coincidence by making de Coverley the great-grandson of the dance’s inventor. Sir Roger was intended to embody the values and display the mannerisms of an old country gentleman, which allowed his Tory politics to be portrayed as silly and outdated while the character himself remained beloved by the public. He swiftly became one of Steele and Addison’s most popular creations. With original covers bound in at rear. A few spots of foxing to text, crease to front free endpaper, expert repair to front joint. A near-fine copy, beautifully bound.

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        Vom Beruf unsrer Zeit für Gesetzgebung und Rechtswissenschaft.

      bey Mohr und Zimmer, Heidelberg 1814 - Heidelberg, bey Mohr und Zimmer, 1814. 8vo. Tb., 1 Bl., 162 S. Schöner, zeitgenössischer Pappband mit schönem Rotschnitt. Erste Ausgabe der berühmten Streitschrift zur Kodifikationsfrage! - Im Frühjahr des Jahres 1814 forderte der grosse Pandektist und Heidelberger Professor der Rechte Thibaut in einer kleinen Schrift die Kodifikation des deutschen Rechts. Nach dem Code civil von 1804 und dem Österreichischen Allgemeinen Gesetzbuch (ABGB) von 1811 lag die Frage und der Streit einer nationalen Kodifikation in Deutschland geradezu in der Luft. Eine rasche Antwort von Savigny (1779-1861) war von grosser Wichtigkeit, zumal in Berlin Gerüchte kursierten, man wolle auf dem Wiener Kongress das ABGB von Österreich auch in Deutschland einführen. Der Code Napoleon war teilweise geltendes Recht in einigen Gebieten Deutschlands. Thibaut (1772-1840) forderte in seiner kleinen Schrift eine einheitliche Gesetzgebung für Deutschland auf dem Gebiet des bürgerlichen Rechts, worunter er das Zivil-, Straf- und Prozessrecht verstand. Thibaut beendete am 19. Juni 1814 die Niederschrift zu seinem kleinen Werk. In den Tagen der Befreiungskriege, die der Patriot Thibaut als "herzerhebende Zeiten" beschreibt, war die Forderung nach einem gemeinsamen deutschen Gesetzbuch ein wichtiger Schritt zur nationalen Vereinigung. Bereits am 11. Oktober 1814 schreibt Savigny an einen Kollegen, dass in einigen Tagen sein "kleines Buch gegen Gesetzbücher und Thibaut" fertig sein wird. Am 22. Oktober schrieb Savigny, dass bereits vorgestern einige gedruckte Exemplare in Wien (zum Wiener Kongress) eingetroffen seien. Gewaltig war das Aufsehen, als Savigny im Herbst 1814 seine Gegenschrift zu Thibauts Forderungen vorlegte, gerade war der Wiener Kongress zusammengetreten. Es wurde die berühmteste und auch folgenreichste juristische Streitschrift, die Deutschland erleben sollte. "Vom Beruf unserer Zeit" war eine auch von seinen Kritikern anerkannte glänzende Schrift, mit der Savigny zugleich die Vorschläge von Thibaut aus der öffentlichen Diskussion verbannte, damit die geforderte Kodifikation verhinderte und zugleich eine programmatische Niederschrift der historischen Rechtsschule vorlegte. Grundlage seiner Anschauung war, dass nicht die gesetzte Willkür des Staates Recht erzeuge, sondern "innere, stillwirkende Kräfte", also eine Art von Volksgeist, der die Gesellschaft eine juristische Seele einhaucht, die zu erblicken und niederzuschreiben des Juristen Handwerk und Kunst, eben ihr "Beruf" sei. - Vgl. Goed. VI, 233, 2; Kat. Bibl. Kammergericht Berlin, Sp. 488; Stintzing-L. III/2, 199. Sprache: d [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        1814 letter written on board the US Brig Eagle one month after the Battle of Plattsburg on Lake Champlain Dr Briggs writes to Raymond H J Perry, brother of Oliver Perry after the Battle of Plattsburg

      US Brig Eagle dateline on Oct 14, 1814 stampless letter written by John R Briggs, surgeon aboard the USS Saratoga during the Battle of Plattsburg on Lake Champlain Sept 11, 1814. In this letter he writes to Raymond H J Perry, brother to Oliver Perry of War of 1812 fame. In the letter he writes " I sincerely regret your unfortunate illness at our late glorious success deprived the ship of your services and you no doubt of an opportunity of evincing to the world that there is yet more Perry's. Yet Sir, permit me to say you derive much consolation from the reflection of having discharged your duty". He sends more praise to Perry reflection upon his service as a ship's officer, and then discusses the fate of Sackett's Harbor and that Chauncy has no doubt been obliged to retire, and the British land and naval forces are now before the harbor. The stampless folded letter has a manuscript Plattsbh postmark, and a manuscript 20 ct rate for carriage to Bristol RI, where Raymond Perry resided.

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        Compendios de medicina pratica, feitos por ordem de Sua Alteza Real ...Rio de Janeiro, Régia Oficina Tipografica, 1815. 4to. With the woodcut crowned arms of Portugal on title-page. Contemporary Brazilian tanned goatskin mottled in a "cat's paw" pattern, gold-tooled spine.

      Bosch 291; Camargo & Moraes, Bibliografia da Impressão Régia do Rio de Janeiro 425 (2 copies); Guerra, Bibliografia medica Brasileira 33 (6 copies); KVK & WorldCat (4 copies); Porbase (1 copy); Rodrigues 416; not in Borba de Moraes. Rare first edition of "the most important medical book of colonial Brazil. A highly systematic work, it is a magnificent treatise on pathological and therapeutic practices" (Guerra). Much of it is devoted to the classification of diseases (nosology), the text ending with a 49-page hierarchical classification scheme (pp. 245-293). In design and format the book matches Bomtempo's 1814 Compendios de materia medica , the first Brazilian pharmacological handbook. Both were printed and published by the royal printing office in Rio de Janeiro, the first printing office to be established in Brazil after an abortive 1747 attempt. The printing office produced the book admirably and used three different paper stocks, one also used for the last free endleaf and its conjugate paste-down, suggesting that the book was bound in Rio de Janeiro, perhaps by the royal printing office itself. Some of the paper has a slight blue cast.José Maria Bomtempo (1774-1843), born in Lisbon, studied medicine and philosophy at the University of Coimbra. He worked seven years in Angola and came to Brazil with the Prince Regent in 1808. He was granted several official medical and pharmacological titles and in 1820 became director of the Academia Medico-Cirurgica in Rio de Janeiro.With a few small browned spots in a couple quires and an occasional faint offset, but still in very good condition. The spine, hinges and board edges are slightly worn, with the loss of part of the spine label, and the boards show some unobtrusive scratches, but the binding is still in good condition. Rare pioneering work of Brazilian medicine and a nice example of early book production in Rio de Janeiro.

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        Prose E Rime Dell' Accademia Lucchese Nel Faustissimo Ritorno Di Sua Santita Pio Papa VII Alla Sede Romana

      DALLA TIPOGRAFIA, LUCCA 1814 - General shelf wear, chipped edges, creased, chipped spine, slight ripple to book, stiff binding from 100 years ago. DATE PUBLISHED: 1814 EDITION: 90 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Some account of the fossil remains of an animal more nearly allied to fishes than any of the other classes of animals. [AND] Some further account on the fossil remains of an animal of which a description was given to the Society in 1814. [AND] Additional facts respecting the fossil remains of an animal, on the subject of which two papers have been printed in the Philosophical Transactions, showing that the bones of the sternum resemble those of the Ornithorhynchus paradoxus. [AND] On the mode of formation of the canal containing the spine marrow, and on the form of the fins (if they deserve that name) of the Proteosaurus. [AND] An account of the fossil skeleton of the Proteo-saurus. [AND] Reasons for giving the name Proteo-Saurus to the fossil skeleton which has been described.

      London, The Royal Society, 1814-1819 [1820]. Six papers in two. 4to (26.0 x 21.0 cm and slightly larger). Title page, 29 [7, 4, 9, 2, 3, 4] pp. 15 [4, 4, 2, 2, 3 (combined)] engraved plates of which several large, folded. In archival map (first four papers) and disbound, combined (last two papers). Recent half cloth map over marbled boards. Printed description of the works, and its significance and author pasted on the front board.l These six titles neatly and chronologically describe the evolution of knowledge in one of the most exciting palaeontological finds in the United Kingdom. The author, the surgeon, anatomist and palaeontologist (Sir) Edward Home (1756-1832) first thought that he dealt with a crocodilian or, rather, some kind of unknown fish. Later, however, he concluded that the fossil remains belonged to a creature intermediate between a salamander and a lizard. Much later, it became obvious that the fossil remains belonged to an ichthyosaurid. The printed information on the front cover mentions the origin of the fossil and the disputes and intrigues that arose around Home's publications. All papers included are excerpts from the Society's Philosophical Transactions and are trimmed to slightly different sizes. The title page included is for the year 1814, part I, in which the first paper was published. Some spotting and some offsetting (sometimes rather heavy) to the plates. A rare, complete ensemble. Neither in Nissen nor in Wood.

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        Le Censeur, ou Examen des actes et des ouvrages qui tendent à détruire ou à consolider la constitution de l'État. Par M. Comte. Tome premier [n° 1 (juin 1814)] [-Tome sixième (juin 1815)].

      A Paris: Chez Madame Marchant [t. 1-4] : Au Bureau de l'Administration [t. 5-6] 1814 - [Para pedidos desde fuera de España, por favor, consulte las condiciones de venta y envío, tipo B. / For orders to be delivered outside Spain, please, let you see our sale and shipping terms, type B. / Pour les commandes à livrer hors d'Espagne, s'il vous plait, voyez les conditions de vente et de livraison, type B.].- // 6 vols. de 7 (195x123mm.).- Vol. I: VI, 560, 80 p.- Vol. II: [4], 368 p.- Vol. III: [4], 368 p.- Vol. IV: [4], 372 p.- Vol. V: [4], 336 p.- Vol. VI: [4], 332 p.- // Encuadernación uniforme de época en plena piel marmoreada; lomos lisos decorados con filetes y adornos dorados con doble tejuelo en piel; planos orlados con filete gofrado simple; cantos dorados a rueda; cortes jaspeados; Algunas rozaduras en los planos; cantos desdibujados; ejemplares muy limpios, sin manchas, anotaciones ni subrayados; rasgadura en p. 219 de t. 2, sin pérdida.- // Proc.: Sin datos.- // Hermoso ejemplar, falto del t. 7 y último, de esta publicación de los demócratas conservadores franceses al final del Primer Imperio, que abogaban por una monarquía liberal en tanto se desarrollaba el Congreso de Viena que devolvió el absolutismo a Europa. Contiene suculentos comentarios tanto sobre las leyes que se fueron produciendo tras la caída de Napoleón (y durante el periodo de los 100 días), como sobre la situación en Francia y en Europa y sobre algunas publicaciones de carácter social. Así puede constatarse su posición en asuntos tales como el peso de la opinión pública, la libertad de prensa, la necesaria separación entre los poderes legislativo y ejecutivo, la necesidad de una confederación europea, los deberes de un ciudadano en caso de guerra o la esclavitud -al hilo de las obras de Gregoire y de Clarkson sobre el comercio de esclavos-. El tomo 1 reune 12 fascículos, de junio a septiembre de 1814, a los que sigue, con portada y paginación propias, el 'Bulletin du censeur', que reune los suplementos de los números 2-12 (julio- septiembre de 1814). A partir del tomo 2 cambia la estructura; no se presenta en fascículos sino en partes, ya que sus autores cambiaron su emisión periódica a una irregular que les librase de la censura previa, y el 'Bulletin' se convirtió en la última parte de cada tomo. A partir del tomo 2, que se titula 'Observations sur divers actes de l'autorité et sur des matières de législation de morale ou de politique', la autoria pasa a 'MM. Comte et Dunoyer, avocats'. Revistas y publicaciones [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The London Catalogue of Books, with their Sizes and Prices. MDCCCXIV

      London: Printed for W. Bent. 1814. First. First edition. Octavo. 259, [1]pp. Disbound. Some foxing on the first and last couple of leaves, small stain at top of the foredge, very good. List of books offered for sale, "The books are to be understood as sewed or in boards... ." The list is especially long, divided into categories, and includes titles by Byron and Shelley (listed under title, not revealing the author, etc.). OCLC seems to locate 14 copies over seven records, and only two in the U.S. .

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        The London Catalogue of Books, with their Sizes and Prices MDCCCXIV

      London: Printed for W. Bent. 1814. First. First edition. Octavo. 259, [1]pp. Disbound. Some foxing on the first and last couple of leaves, small stain at top of the foredge, very good. List of books offered for sale, "The books are to be understood as sewed or in boards... ." The list is especially long, divided into categories, and includes titles by Byron and Shelley (listed under title, not revealing the author, etc.). OCLC seems to locate 14 copies over seven records, and only two in the U.S. .

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      Lancaster [pa. ]: Joseph Ehrenfried. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1814. Second Edition. Hardcover. 339, [3]; 608, [8] pages; Folio, contemp calf leather over wooden boards; rebacked, clasps only partially present. Lightly toned, scatterd foxing, some dampstaining to back matter & last several signatures. American Imprints 30982; Arndt 2023. Bound by E W Johnson, NY. Seven paneled spine. The first American edition (in German) was published in 1748. "The Bloody show-place, or Martyrs Mirror of Tauffs-minded, or defenseless Christians who have suffered because of the testimony of Jesus, their Saviour, sake, and have been killed, for Christ, until in 1660..." aprox 14.5" x 11", 12 lbs. 2 volumes in one. 2 Title pages. Binding solid. ; 12 .

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        Operi di Duminicu Tempiu catanisi

      Da la Stamparia di li regj studj, 1814. in 8° - pp.12 pagine nn. + 162; 4 pagine nn. + 175; 252 - Mezza pergamena - Tre volumi - Ritratto dell'Autore in b/n in antiporta a piena pagina litografato e disegnato da Rosario Battiati - Prima edizione - Tagli spruzzati - Piccolo strappo con mancanza a pagina 101 del terzo volume - E'una raccolta di tutte le sue poesie, a cura di Francesco Strano. Tra queste, si ricordano: L'Odi Supra l'Ignuranza, La Maldicenza Sconfitta, Lu Veru Piaciri, La Mbrugghereidi, La Scerra di li Numi, Lu cuntrastu mauru, La paci di Marcuni, Li Pauni e li Nuzzi e tantissime altre.

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        Réflexions politiques sur quelques écrits du jour et sur les intérêts de tous les français

      First Edition.Bound in half black morocco, spine with five nerves, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper.Our copy is enriched with an autograph ticket that does not seem eter of the hand of the author, mounted on tab: "A Madame, Madame la Comtesse Charles de Goutaud St. Louis the Great # 23", dated December 1821 . The note on the back of an invitation to the blessing of the new chapel of the Infirmary Maria Theresa. Heavenly Chateaubriand, wife of the author, founded the hospital in 1819, an institution that is on a mission to accommodate older priests and nobles women widowed during the Revolution. Located in the rue Denfert at number 86 as we said this invitation, this institution still exists and welcomes retired Parisian priests. Without gaps affect the text at the location of seals.A small manufacturing defect in the paper at the bottom of the title page. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Le Normant Paris 1814 14x22,5cm relié

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        ANACREON IN DUBLIN. With Notes, Critical, Historical, & Explanatory. Dedicated to the Right Hon. Lord Byron, and illustrated by engravings on wood.

      J.J. Stockdale. 1814 - pp. xviii, (ii), (5) -211. Frontis & 6 plates. 12mo in 6's. Half green calf, marbled boards. Spine relaid and new endpapers. With the stamp of the Mercantile Library, Philadelphia on the title page and a further 5 pages throughout the book. The final page (211) has been trimmed on the fore-edge unevenly. With the bookplate of J O Edwards. The author's surname has a variant spelling of Swifte. The Dedication to Lord Byron occupies 12 pages. Elkin Mathews Catalogue 620. Unknown to Chew and Wise. A good, reasonable copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kurzweilige und wahrhafte Beschreibung der Schlachten bey Leipzig ... vor einem Augenzeugen ...

      Leipzig: Bruder & Hofman, 1814. Hardcover. Near fine. Thin 8vo. (4 x 7'). xxiv, 160pp. Early, perhaps original, binding of marbled paper over boards and with the title pasted-on to the upperboard: a square of cloth, gilt. Large (7 x 7-1/2') hand-colored frontispiece caricature showing Napoleon cornered ('in Klemme') by five soldiers, weapons drawn. Upper hinge neatly and nearly invisibly repaired else a near fine copy. Old faint circular stamp on margin of title page. The Battle of Leipzig in 1813 was the most decisive defeat suffered by Napoleon. It is considered the largest battle in Europe, with 500,000 troops, until World War I. Scarce.

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        Ajtos/Ungarn 1427 - 1502 Nürnberg). Vater Albrecht Dürers, des Jüngeren. Hüftstück ein Viertel nach links, mit Filzkappe.

      - Lithographie m. Tonplatte v. Strixner n. Dürer, 1814, 50 x 37,1 (H) Winkler, 831 - 34, 2 (hellgrau/dunkelgrau, glattes Papier). - Laut Winkler außen mit vollem Ton eingedruckt und nur ein Rand von 2mm blieb ohne Druck. Alt auf einen Untersatzkarton geheftet. Sehr schön erhaltene Inkunabel der Lithographie. - Selten. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The State of Rhode Island; compiled from the Surveys and Observations of Caleb Harris by Harding Harris

      Philadelphia, 1814. unbound. very good. Map. Engraving with hand outline color. Image measures 13 5/8" x 9 3/8" Charming and early map of Rhode Island divided into counties. Shows towns, major routes, waterways and geographical and topographical features. Includes the northern tip of Block Island. Published in Carey's "General Atlas". Light scattered staining. Mathew Carey (1760-1839) came from a family of publishers and book sellers based in Philadelphia.

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        A NARRATIVE OF THE GRAND FESTIVAL AT YARMOUTH, on Tuesday, the 19th of April, 1814:

      Yarmouth, printed and published by J. Keymer, 1814. with an APPENDIX containing copies of all the handbills which were published on the occasion, a list of the subscribers and an account of the expenditure. 1814, 8vo, approximately 215 x 135 mm, 8½ x 5¼ inches, 2 folding plates, 72 pages, original publisher's boards, pink printed label to upper cover, first page of text has large pictorial engraved initial with heading printed in red. Spine rubbed and upper hinge beginning to split, covers still holding firmly, shelf wear to edges, corners bumped and worn, covers dusty with some small marks and pale stains, 1 inch loss to outer margin of first free endpaper, a few page edges dusty, some with tiny closed tears, otherwise a very good copy still in its original boards. Festival in Celebration of the defeat of Napoleon Buonapart. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The Life of Nelson.

      London: Printed for John Murray, Bookseller to the Admiralty and to the Board of Longitude,, 1814. 2 volumes octavo, (159 × 98 mm). Contemporary lightly sprinkled calf, red lettering- and green numbering pieces, flat spine, compartments formed by double gilt rules enclosed by dotted rolls, lozenges with quatrefoil centre-tools to the compartments. Engraved portrait frontispiece to volume I, frontispiece of volume II with five facsimile signatures, both half-titles present. Slightly rubbed, a little bumped at the corners, front hinge of volume II a little cracked, light browning, a little heavier to the title pages, and with some off-setting too and from the frontispieces, but a very good set. Second edition, the year after the first. "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. Armorial bookplate of Capt. James Black to the front pastedown of volume I. Black began his naval service in 1793 on board Leviathan, seeing action in her in the siege of Toulon, and subsequently on the Glorious 1st of June, and was in the Sans Pareil in Lord Bridport's action of 1795. In 1799 he made lieutenant, and was at Trafalgar as Second Lieutenant on the Mars, being promoted to First on the death of Capt. Duff, and he himself was wounded in the engagement. He was subsequently at Copenhagen in 1807, and commanded one of the Danish prizes on the voyage back to England. He made commander in 1810 and conducted a number of spirited actions in the Weazel in the Mediterranean, including the capture of the island of Mezzo near Ragusa, and of Zara, now Zadar, during the latter of which Black was severely wounded. At the end of the war he was made a Commander of the Bath, and received the Order of Maria Theresa from the Emperor of Austria. He died in 1836. A nice copy with a nice provenance.

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        TRACTS HISTORICAL AND STATISTICAL, ON INDIA; with Journals of Several Tours Through Various Parts of the Peninsula: also, an Account of Sumatra, in a Series of Letters.

      London, printed for Robert Baldwin; and Black, Parry, and Co. Booksellers to the Hon. East India Company, 1814.. FIRST EDITION 1814, 4to, approximately 295 x 210 mm, 10½ x 8¼ inches, engraved frontispiece and 4 engraved plates, of which 1 of diamonds hand coloured, 2 large folding hand coloured maps, 1 of Mysore and the other of The Circars, plus 5 diagrams in the text, pages: xi, [1], 462, tables of the thermometer and barometer as observed in different parts of the peninsula of Hindostan (pages 446-460), handsomely rebound in full red morocco with decorative gilt band to edges of covers enclosing a narrow patterned border with small corner ornaments, gilt raised bands to spine, gilt decoration in 4 compartments, gilt lettering in the other 2, new endpapers. Pale triangular stain to frontispiece and title page on top inner corner, quite unobtrusive, persisting faintly through prelim pages, plates 2, 4 and 5 lightly browned in the margins and with same pale damp stain to upper inner corner, damp stain showing slightly more on plate 4 and text pages adjacent to it, neat old repair to fore-edge margin of plate 4, not affecting image, a few text pages lightly browned in upper margin. A very good tight clean copy in an attractive modern binding, housed in a custom made sturdy cloth slipcase. Benjamin Heyne, M.D. F.L.S., (1770-1819), was a Scottish surgeon, naturalist and botanist, member of the Asiatic Society of Calcutta and the Learned Societies of Bombay, Berlin, &c. and surgeon and naturalist on the establishment of Fort St. George. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Amsterdam Holland Netherlands 1814 Mortier Visscher folding city plan map case

      1814 - Plan de la grande et fameuse ville marchande d'Amsterdam. (Large folding canvas-backed map and city plan of Amsterdam) Issued 1715-1814 (this last state), Mortier, Elizabeth (widow of N.) / Visscher Splendid example of a large format linen backed city plan of Amsterdam. Richly printed as issued, a superior clean fresh example. With the original green publishers cardboard slipcase which fits snugly. All separately issued linen-backed wall maps of this era are fairly rare survivals, more-so found so nice as this example. Dissected into 24 panels, printed and mounted by publisher, original hand lettered title to box. Map measures c. 38 1/4" W" x 22 1/4" H . Folio. Slip case measures 7 3/4" H x 5 1/8" W. Hameleers, Kaarten van Amsterdam 1538-1865, 104, 6th (and final) state. The extensive documentation of each state allows for absolutely certain dating, which is confirmed by being the only state which lacks a title cartouche at bottom center. Cement Molen so named along Nieuwe Vaart. D'Ailly, Calalogus van Amsterdamsche Plattegronden, 313 (placing it chronologically in at c.1779-80 and noting the key at right goes to #299, which is "N. Z. Huis zittenhuis"). This is quite interesting when compared to the definitive state found above. A picture is worth a thousand words. The images are a major part of the item description. Please examine closely, what you see is what we will send you. [note: we grade conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws.].

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        Gesamtansicht ('Dantzic').

      - altkolorierte Aquatinta v. Robert Bowyer aus An illustrated record of important events in the annals of Europe, 1814, 22,5 x 32,5

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        \"Leipsic\" ( Leipzig ), Gesamtansicht, im Vordergrund ein Bauer mit Schubkarre sowie ein Pferdefuhrwerk, die sich auf dem zur Stadt führenden Weg befinden. Im Hintergrund die Silhouette und die Türme der Stadt. Altkolorierte Aquatinta-Radierung.

       1814 Darstellungsgröße 22 x 31,5 cm, unter Glas und Passepartout gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 43,5 x 53,5 cm ). Am Bildunterrand mit *Published by R. Bowyer, Pall Mall, 1814* bezeichnet. Das Blatt gering fleckig bzw. gering stockfleckig, der weiße Außenrand leicht stockfleckig. Der Rahmen gering bestoßen. Insgesamt guter und dekorativer Zustand mit schönem Kolorit. ( Bitte beachten: Versand hier nur auf eigenes Risiko wegen Bruchgefahr, besser ist Selbstabholung in meinem Ladengeschäft ). ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Bowyer, Leipzig, Leipsic, 1814, Stadtansicht, Leipziger, Google, Sachsen, Robert Bowyer, Aquatinta, Radierung, Stich

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        English Botany; or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with their essential characters, synonyms, and places of growth. To which will be added, occasional remarks. (Together with:] General Indexes to the thirty-six volumes of English Botany. London: James Sowerby, 1814.

      London: Printed for the Author, by J. Davis [and various imprints], 1790–1814 - 36 volumes bound as 18 plus Index volume: 19 volumes octavo (233 x 134 mm). Contemporary green half straight-grained morocco, decorative gilt spines, marbled sides, edges & endpapers. Provenance: armorial bookplate of F. C. Walrond (dated 1939); neat pencilled ownership inscription of "H. Wynne Finch" on preliminary blank in volume I; Colonel Sir William Heneage Wynne-Finch (1893-1969), translator of Fracastor: Syphilis or the French disease: a poem in Latin hexameters by Girolamo Fracastoro (1935); as a captain in the Scots Guards during the Great War he was wounded twice, mentioned in despatches twice, and awarded the MC. He was advisor to the Egyptian Army between 1919 and 1926, and later JP and Lord-Lieutenant of Caernarvonshire (1941-1960). His neat annotations are scattered though the letterpress, and in the Index he notes the discovery of a particular moss on Dartmoor, in the company of Vernon Rendall, editor of the Athenaeum (1900-16) and author of Wild Flowers in Literature (Scholartis Press, 1934). Scattered light foxing, occasional very pale offsetting from text to plates, some light pencil annotations. A lovely set. 2,592 fine handcoloured engraved plates by James Sowerby. First edition of "the first extensive description of the British flora" (ODNB), complete and in a very appealing contemporary binding. "One of the most celebrated of all British floras is Sowerby's English Botany. This periodical publication, issued in 267 numbers, and published in thirty-six volumes between 1790 and 1814, contains 2,592 beautifully coloured illustrations of plants most of which are drawn and engraved by James Sowerby. The plates are accompanied by descriptive letterpress by the eminent botanist James Edward Smith. English Botany proved a success from the first. [and] is of value even to the present day as a work of reference, and as an illustrated flora of our country it has never been surpassed" (Blanche Henrey, British Botanical and Horticultural Literature before 1800, II pp. 141-43). "In order to obtain material for description in English Botany, Sowerby requested botanists throughout the country to submit suitable specimens. By appealing to their vanity, or willingness to serve science, he established the network of naturalists that enabled his family to produce a succession of natural history publications. Dawson Turner (1755–1858), an early contributor, joined him on a botanical tour of Cornwall in 1799 - one of the few occasions that Sowerby carried out fieldwork and did not use pressure of work as an excuse to hide a dislike of travelling" (ODNB). Sowerby and Smith's extraordinary national network of botanists in exemplified in the letterpress, which often identifies a botanist by name and gives the location of where an example was found; as in the case of the "Brownish Covered Lichen (Lichen melaleucus)": "Found on the bark of young oaks, in St. Leonard's forest, Sussex, by Mr. W. Borrer" - a reference here to the eminent botanist William Borrer. Complete sets are decidedly uncommon, and particularly so when encountered in such an attractive contemporary binding. Henrey 1363; Nissen 2225; Plesch pp.412-13; Pritzel 8789. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Trial of Lord Cochrane and others for a Conspiracy: Tried in the Court of Kings-Bench, Guildhall, London, before Lord Ellenborough, June 8th and 9th, 1814. (and) A Letter to Lord Ellenborough from Lord Cochrane

      London, (n.d. (1814) and 1815. Two vols. 48; 138, (38) pp. Cochrane, in the words of 20th century biographer Donald Thomas, “inarguably the finest single-ship captain since Elizabethan times... led a life that reads like an improbable and picaresque historical novel.” In fact, Patrick O'Brian novelized Cochrane as Jack Aubrey, and included this event, which was essentially a political trial of the radical Cochrane by the Tories, and his judge, Lord Ellenborough. The charges centered around a stock market scam in which Cochrane was wrongly implicated. Both the “Trial” and “Letter” have been removed from larger volumes. The “Trial” is a complete report of the proceedings up to the guilty verdict, but does not include the 24 page “Supplement.” It also lacks the portrait. The “Letter” is a detailed recounting of Cochrane's defense. It is a second edition. Following this humiliation Cochrane joined the Chilean, Brazilan and Greek navies, to assist those countries in their struggles for independence. He returned to the Royal Navy in 1832 and his reputation was restored. Two vols.

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        THE PRODIGAL SON...[caption title]

      Cheshire, Ct.: Shelton & Kensett, 1814. Four handcolored engravings, each 14 x 10 1/4 inches. Trimmed very close to plate marks. A few small marginal chips and tears at edges, slightly affection captions and just entering into one image, several very minor scattered pinholes. Remnants of previous mounting on blank versos. Pronounced patches of dampstaining to one engraving. Browned and spotted, particularly at lower margin. Good. Matted and framed. An exceedingly rare complete set of engravings by pioneering early American engraver Amos Doolittle. Beginning with his depictions of the early battles of the Revolution at Lexington and Concord, in which he was an active participant, Doolittle fashioned a long career as an engraver in Connecticut, which lasted until his death in 1832. This set of four engravings plots the Bible parable of the Prodigal Son, showing a young wastrel receiving his inheritance from his father ("The Prodigal Son Receiving the Patrimony"), his squandering of the money ("The Prodigal Son Revelling with Harlots"), his destitution ("The Prodigal Son in Misery"), and finally his plea to his father for forgiveness ("The Prodigal Son Returned to His Father"). The plates were fashioned not only for the purpose of depicting religious allegory but also against the backdrop of the War of 1812 and the New England secession plot at the Hartford Convention. "The demoralizing influence - politically, socially, and more important, economically - of the War of 1812 is well documented. New Englanders were so obsessively against 'Mr. Madison's War' that they met in Hartford to consider sedition.... The timing may have been coincidental, but it was during this period that Doolittle issued a message of hope to bolster the morale of his countrymen" - O'Brien. "In the course of his lengthy career as an engraver, Doolittle had illustrated several religious works and Bibles. The PRODIGAL SON series is, however, his major independent production in that field. It is remarkable that Doolittle dressed his figures in contemporary dress and placed them in a setting of familiar New England landscapes and buildings. The scene of revelry, possibly derived from similar designs by Hogarth, is rather stilted and unconvincing, but the other scenes that appealed more directly to the Puritan morality are presented with utter sincerity and resultant effectiveness" - Shadwell. An important group of engravings from one of the first engravers of the United States, almost never encountered as a complete set. SHADWELL 110, 111, 112, 113. STAUFFER 539, 540, 541. FIELDING 391. Donald C. O'Brien, AMOS DOOLITTLE: ENGRAVER OF THE REPUBLIC, New Castle: Oak Knoll, 2008, p.79.

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        Luther Martin, assailer of the Constitution, signed ALS

      Annapolis, June 2, 1814. 8" x 10". "Bi-fold ALS, heavily scripted to one page, with the remaining pages blank and docketed to verso, 8"" x 10"". Paper is age toned and lightly soiled and grubby, expected folds, light bleeding to ink, expert repairs to paper loss on the second blank page. Red wax seal present. Signed and dated by Luther Martin, ""Annapolis 2d June 1814"", and signed as ""Luther Martin""ALS written about 15 years after the Constitutional Convention, and now Luther Martin's postwar law practice grew to become one of the largest and most successful in the country. The beginning of the 1800s saw Martin as defense counsel in two controversial national cases. In the first case, Martin won an acquittal for his close friend Supreme Court Justice Samuel Chase in his impeachment trial in 1805. Two years later, Martin was one of Aaron Burr's defense lawyers when Burr stood trial for treason in 1807.This ALS penned in 1814 expresses Martin's concern to his peer John Stevens regarding his proceedings in the Orphans Court. ("Orphans' Court" is simply the historical name for a court that handles wills and estates). Martin pens ""I am concerned with you in the orphans Courts for Owen Elder, to establish the will of his brother John ... Be so good as to have the cause continued to a future day ... Are you concerned for Owen in the (illegible) brought against him by Snowden in the County Court? ... I have the Testimony in the orphans Court carefully reduced to writing in case of appeal"" It would be just 15 years prior that Luther Martin assailed the Constitutional Convention, not only for what it was attempting to do, but also for how it was going about the job. He broke the pledge to secrecy under which the convention had met and informed the Maryland legislators that the convention had violated its instructions to meet ""for the sole and express purpose of revising"" the Articles of Confederation.He noted that the convention delegates had taken it upon themselves to make a fresh start by creating an entirely new system of government. To Martin, such an effort was akin to launching a coup d'etat. George Washington and Benjamin Franklin had backed the change of direction of the convention, but, Martin said, we should not ""suffer our eyes to be so far dazzled by the splendor of names, as to run blindfolded into what may be our destruction.""A wonderful rare ALS by an intriguing, strong-willed individual who fought for his beliefs. Termed the ""Federal Bull-Dog."" by Thomas Jefferson, Martin attacked the proposed new form of government and continued to fight ratification of the Constitution through 1788. He lamented the ascension of the national government over the states and condemned what he saw as unequal representation in Congress. He owned six slaves of his own but opposed including slaves in determining representation (most slave owners supported counting slaves for the purposes of determining representation - as this would increase the power of Slave States) and believed that the absence of a jury in the U.S, Supreme Court gravely endangered freedom. At the convention, Martin complained, the aggrandizement of particular states and individuals often had been pursued more avidly than the welfare of the country. The assumption of the term ""federal"""" by those who favored a national government also irritated Martin. Maryland largely ignored Martin's warnings. In April 1788, it voted to ratify the Constitution, the seventh state to do so. In June, when New Hampshire became the ninth state to ratify, the required threshold had been reached, and the new Constitution took effect. Three years later, the first 10 amendments were added."

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        Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Vol. II of the Second Series

      Printed by John Eliot, Boston 1814 - 292 pp. Signed with gift inscription to the American Antiquarian Society by Isaiah Thomas. "This valuable collection of important documents, relating to the history of America," Sabin. Includes Schermerhorn: "Report to the Society for Propagating the Gospel among the Indians and others in North America. Report respecting the Indians, inhabiting the Western Parts of the United States. Communicated by Mr. John F. Schermerhorn to the Secretary of the Society for Propagating the Gospel among the Indians and Others in North America." Sabin 45852. Sabin 77610. Spine and label well worn, ends and joints chipped, institutional stamp on title, gift inscription on free front endpaper, leaves untrimmed, about good. Original blue-gray paper-covered boards with paper label on spine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Trial of Lord Cochrane and others for a Conspiracy: Tried in the Court of Kings-Bench, Guildhall, London, before Lord Ellenborough, June 8th and 9th, 1814. (and) A Letter to Lord Ellenborough from Lord Cochrane

      London, (n.d. (1814) and 1815. Two vols. 48; 138, (38) pp. Cochrane, in the words of 20th century biographer Donald Thomas, “inarguably the finest single-ship captain since Elizabethan times... led a life that reads like an improbable and picaresque historical novel.” In fact, Patrick O’Brian novelized Cochrane as Jack Aubrey, and included this event, which was essentially a political trial of the radical Cochrane by the Tories, and his judge, Lord Ellenborough. The charges centered around a stock market scam in which Cochrane was wrongly implicated. Both the “Trial” and “Letter” have been removed from larger volumes. The “Trial” is a complete report of the proceedings up to the guilty verdict, but does not include the 24 page “Supplement.” It also lacks the portrait. The “Letter” is a detailed recounting of Cochrane’s defense. It is a second edition. Following this humiliation Cochrane joined the Chilean, Brazilan and Greek navies, to assist those countries in their struggles for independence. He returned to the Royal Navy in 1832 and his reputation was restored. Two vols.

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        Homeri Opera Omnia: Ex Recensione et Cum Notis. 5 Vols

      Veneunt Apud Ricardum Priestley, Glasguae 1814 - 5 volumes. Greek text with Latin translation and notes. 'Accessit Varietas Lectionum Ms. Lips. et Edd. Veterum, Cura Jo. Augusti Ernesti.' Handsome full calf binding. Raised bands and leather title labels to spines. Neat historic gilt library crest to front boards and small gilt catalogue number to spines - does not detract. Small sticker to pastedowns. Some rubbing to leather boards, else good. Rare as a complete set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Exile. A Poem. From the Russian. Translated from the original MS. of the Author who fell in the Battle before Dresden. Illustrated with geographical Notes. Dedicated to the Grand Duchess of Oldenbourg

      London: Published by John Souter 1814 - First edition, scarce. It was reissued, with a cancel title and without the dedication leaf, in 1816. ‘A Russian Boyar adopts the son of a deceased peasant, for whom he entertained a friendship. His lordship was at this time childless; but, shortly after, his lady presented him with a daughter. She only lived, however, to embrace her child, and to recommend her future union with the adopted Alexis. The Boyar promises. The children are brought up with the avowed intention of being united; but, when they have attained an age to be sensible of their mutual and unalterable attachment to each other, the arrival of a noble stranger changes the scene: he induces the Boyar to Exile his favourite, for the purpose of weakening his daughter’s hitherto approved affection, and of marrying her according to her rank. The heroine true to her first love pines for her absent Alexis; till, being at the brink of the grave, her father resolves to restore his child, by recalling the object of her affections, and blessing their union. But mercy came too late. The youth, more noble of spirit than of birth, seeks glory in the field of battle, and falls at the battle of Dresden, with the name of a hero ’ (Critical Review). The book is not listed in Line, or Lewanski, but then I am slightly doubtful that it is indeed translated from a Russian source (if it is, then it is the first English translation of a piece of Russian poetry). It seems more likely that it is a writer capitalising on the fashion for all things Russian which arose in Britain during the Napoleonic Wars. It is not listed in Cat. Russica, or Cross, The Russian Theme in English Literature, either, but then it may have been passed over as a translation. WorldCat locates 3 copies (BL, Yale, New York Historical Society); COPAC adds no others. 8vo (209 × 132 mm) in half-sheets, pp. [4], 70; the occasional light mark, but a good copy, disbound. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Kriegsgeschichtliche und kriegswissenschaftliche Monographien aus der neuern Zeit seit dem Jahre 1792. Band I bis III, drei Bände.

      uniforme Originalhalblederbände mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und goldgeprägten Verzierungen. ca. 20,00 x 12,5 cm. (4), 455 / VIII, 467 / 402 Seiten. mit drei / fünf / drei (zum Teil coloriert) ausfaltbaren Karten / Plänen. Die Titel je mit altem Stempel, in den Vorsätzen je handschriftlicher Vermerk. Die Satzspiegel teils stärker gebräunt. Einbände wenig berieben. Die Rücken unten im Leder beschabt (vermutlich Kleber entfernt, Band zwei Rücken geklebt. eine Karte mit Einriss. gute Exemplare. Inhalt: Bericht über die königlich sächsische Infanterie-Brigade von Klengel / Feldzug der verbündeten Heere in Frankriech im Jahre 1814 / Unparteiische Darstllung des Ueberganges der französischen Armee über die Berezina im Jahre 1812 / Briefe eines preußischen Offiziers über den Feldzug der verbündeten englischen und preußischen Heere gegen die französische Armee im Jahre 1815 / Tagebuch der Kriegsbegebenheiten in Tyrol, Feldzug 1805, Plan der Befestigung Londons / Ein Versuch die Wirkungskraft der Minen zu verstärken / Belagerung von Saragossa im Jahre 1808 / Umriß des Befreiungskrieges der spanischen Provinz Catalonien. / Militärische Fragmente, aufgefunden im Nachlasse des verstorbenen, in Königl. Sächsischen Diensten gestandenen Majors und Militär-Plankammer-Directors Lehmann. Nr.I Ueber die Sicherung eines Staates durch Festungsbauwerke. / Kurze Beschreibung der Belagerung von Danzig u.a.m.

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        An Inquiry Into the Principles and Policy of the Government of the.

      1814 - "Deserves to Rank Among the Two or Three Really Historic Contributions to Political Science Which have been Produced in the United States" Taylor, John, Of Caroline [1753-1824]. An Inquiry into the Principles and Policy of the Government of the United States. Comprising Nine Sections, Under the Following Heads: I. Aristocracy; II. The Principles of the Policy of the United States, And of the English policy; III. The Evil Moral Principles of the Government of the United States; IV. Funding; V. Banking; VI. The Good Moral Principles of the Government of the United States; VII. Authority; VIII. The Mode of Infusing Aristocracy into the Policy of the United States; IX. The Legal Policy of the United States. Fredericksburg, [VA]: Green and Cady, 1814. [iii]-viii, 656, [1] pp. Octavo (8-1/4" x 5"). Contemporary three-quarter diced calf over marbled boards, lettering piece and gilt fillets to spine. Light rubbing to boards. moderate rubbing to extremities, corners bumped and lightly worn, hinges cracked, two early owner bookplates (J.W. Bailey, Hugh Cox) to front pastedown. Light browning to text, somewhat heavier in places, occasional light foxing. A handsome copy. * Only edition. Taylor wrote this important work in 1814 as a reply to John Adams's Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States of America. Unlike Adams, he rejects the concept of "a natural aristocracy" of "paper and patronage" and a federal government based on a system of debt and taxes. He considers the American government to be one of divided powers responsible to the sovereign people alone. Opposed to the extent of power awarded to the executive office, he calls for shorter terms for the president and all elected officers. Charles Beard said this work "deserves to rank among the two or three really historic contributions to political science which have been produced in the United States.": Dictionary of American Biography IX:331. Sabin, A Dictionary of Books Relating to America 94491. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 5823. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      London: Stanhopian Press of Stevenson, Matchett and Stevenson. Very Good. 1814. First Edition. Hardcover. Bound in later nineteenth century 1/2 calf leather over brown cloth. With three hand-colored engraved plates (two folding) with gift inscription from the author. First edition of this essay "THE WORSHIP OF THE ELEMENTS" by the ancient Greeks an d the early Chinese as depicted in their art. The two folding colored plates are of an early-illustrated Chinese Manuscript and the details from a Fifteenth Century Chinese porcelain. The author, James Christie, was an English antiquary and founder of Christie's auction house. This work is inscribed to the English novelist and distinguished collector, Thomas Hope (1770-1831). "Thos Hope, Esq. With the Author's Respects." Bookplate of Kenneth Edwin McMullen. Text is age toned. Art; Hand Colored; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 26 pages; Signed by Author .

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        Fine Autograph Letter Signed in French with translation, addressed to 'Sirs' , c/o Monsieur Salis, (Robert, d. 1836, Lieutenant at Trafalgar, Commander, R.N. (1812) in the Peninsular War)

      1814 - French Director of Hospitals, and a Prisoner of War at Vittoria, saying that "His Excellence is more than 25 leagues from here inland in pursuit of the French army, and since there is no means of communication . I am vexed to have to tell you that you should not think of an exchange at this moment. The only basis of hope we could have, is that the day which is to bring peace to Europe cannot be long in coming", and promising "on this and every other occasion, you will find me ready to do you service, if circumstances place it within my power", 2 sides folio, address on conjugate leaf, St. Jean de Luz, 7th March light remains of guard on blank margin of fourth side Wellington at this moment was pursuing Soult in the foothills of the Pyrenees, in a fiercely fought campaign.

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        MÜNCHEN. - Eisenmann, Joseph Anton. Beschreibung der Haupt= und Residenzstadt München und ihrer Umgebungen, in topographischer, geschichtlicher und statistischer Hinsicht.

      München, Ernst August Fleischmann 1814 - 2. verbesserte und sehr vermehrte Aufl. 18 x 11 cm. XVI, 236 S., 1 Bl. Mit 8 (davon 2 mehrf. gefalt.) Kupfertafeln, 7 Textkupfern und 1 mehrf. gefalt. Plan. Pappband der Zeit. Maillinger I, 3055; Pfister I, 4495; Lentner 13513: "Sehr selten". - Unter den schönen Kupfern die Ansichten von München von der Südostseite, Nymphenburg, Schleißheim und Starnberg (von Bollinger nach Wagenbauer), die Michaelskirche (von Quaglio) sowie drei hübsche Szenen aus dem Englischen Garten. - Einband bestoßen und Rücken lädiert. Das gefaltete Frontispiz wasserrandig. Insgesamt gutes Exemplar dieses raren Werkes. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Narrative of the Captivity of Col. Ethan Allen, from the Time of his being taken by the British, near Montreal, on the 25th day of September, in the year 1775, to the time of his exchange, on the 6th day of May, 1778. Containing his voyages and travels ... particularly the destruction of the prisoners at New-York, by General Sir William Howe, in the yers 1776 and 1777 ... Written by Himself

      Albany, (New York): Pratt & Clark, 1814. Later edition. iv, 144 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Early boards and cloth, slightly worn and scuffed. Text block generally stained at outer edge throughout. Later edition. iv, 144 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Shaw & Shoemaker 30656

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        Lara, a Tale; Jacqueline, a Tale

      London: Printed for J. Murray, 1814. First edition. viii + 128 pp. 1 vols. Small 8vo. Uncut in the original drab blue boards, white paper spine. Spine a bit darkened, covers a ittle soiled; minor marginal soiling to text and ocasional scattere light foxing. Very good. First edition. viii + 128 pp. 1 vols. Small 8vo. Wise 1, p. 101

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        The Evangelical Family Bible

      Thomas Kelly, London 1814 - Folio (17 1/2 x 11"). Unpaginated. Contemporary full morocco on wooden panel. Additional engraved title page dated 7th October 1812. New Testament title page dated 1813. Steel-engraved frontispiece to the New Testament. This handsome 1814 large family Bible, features the beloved text of the King James Version embellished with 46 detailed engravings, First published in 1611, the King James Version of the Bible has exercised an incalculable impact on piety, language and literature throughout the English-speaking world. "Other translations may engage the mind, but the King James Version is the Bible of the heart" (Campbell, 275). It is probably the text most commonly found in decorative family Bibles such as this one, which, in addition to copious study notes, contains 46 striking steel-engravings (including NT frontispiece and additional engraved title page) "selected from the purest paintings and original designs of the most eminent artists." With Apocrypha, at rear. Binding rubbed along edges and on covers, with some abrasion to leather. Inside of front cover, free front endpaper, fly leaf and engraved title foxed. Front hinge starting. Minor to moderate foxing and age-toning throughout. Binding in overall fair to good-, interior in good to good+ condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kurzweilige und wahrhafte Beschreibung der Schlachten bey Leipzig ... vor einem Augenzeugen ....

      Leipzig: Bruder & Hofman, 1814. Thin 8vo. (4 x 7'). xxiv, 160pp. Early, perhaps original, binding of marbled paper over boards and with the title pasted-on to the upperboard: a square of cloth, gilt. Large (7 x 7-1/2') hand-colored frontispiece caricature showing Napoleon cornered ('in Klemme') by five soldiers, weapons drawn. Upper hinge neatly and nearly invisibly repaired else a near fine copy. Old faint circular stamp on margin of title page. The Battle of Leipzig in 1813 was the most decisive defeat suffered by Napoleon. It is considered the largest battle in Europe, with 500,000 troops, until World War I. Scarce. Near fine.

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        Park Place near Henley upon Thames. The Seat of the Earl of Malmesbury.

      London: Colnaghi & Co., published Aug. 1st,, 1814. Engraved by Robert Havell. Coloured aquatint (317 × 432 mm). Window mounted, and presented, glazed, in an attractive handmade gilt frame (overall size 438 × 522 mm). Pale toning, else very good. The third of fourteen children born to Luke Havell, a drawing-master and printseller, who was one of the founders of the Havell family's reputation in the arts and publishing. William was discouraged from following in the family tradition receiving a classical education; "Nevertheless, the determined and adventurous spirit that characterized Havell's career was quickly evident; through practice and observation he taught himself to paint in watercolours and adopted a style much influenced by the work of J. M. W. Turner. In 1802 he made his first tour of Wales during which he amassed an extensive number of plein air sketches Â… In 1804 Havell moved from Reading to London and quickly joined a number of London-based sketching societies where he gained a reputation as an acute observer of nature. In the following year he was invited to become one of the founder members of the new Society of Painters in Water Colours and remained an active member and exhibitor until 1816, specializing in lakeside and Thames subjects. " (ODNB). An attractive view, well presented.

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        SPANISH NORTH AMERICA [caption title]

      [Edinburgh], 1814. Colored map, 20 3/4 x 27 1/2 inches. Small closed tear in upper edge, repaired with tape on verso; small chip in lower edge. Else near fine. Archival matting, and protected with a mylar sheet. An attractive map of Mexico, Guatemala, and what is now the southwest of the United States, made for Thomson's NEW GENERAL ATLAS (1817), but apparently also sold separately. The map shows all of Mexico, with the administrative provinces separately colored, and also includes Guatemala in the southeast. Spanish possessions in North America stretch in a wide finger well into New Mexico, and also include a large portion of Texas. New Orleans and West Florida are shown as part of the United States, and the northern part of the map is dominated by Louisiana Territory. The locations of several southwestern Indian tribes are also given. OCLC lists ten total locations for this map. PHILLIPS, ATLASES 731. OCLC 43219617, 21805781, 9847908.

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