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        Studies of Chess: Containing a Systematic Introduction to the Game; and the Analysis of Chess

      Printed for Samuel Bagster, Samuel Bagster 1817 - xxxii+428 pages with diagrams and frontispiece. Octavo (8 1/4" x 5 1/2") issued in half leather with marbled boards. Edited by Peter Pratt. (Whyld: 1817:19) 5th edition. 1st published in 1749. Although Philidor was the greatest chess player of his time, he professed to be just a musical composer (of which he was great in his day), because chess was not fully understood by the masses. He was the first great blindfold chess player, playing three opponents while blindfolded. He did this three times. In the 18th century, this almost amounted to witchcraft. He was the first to understand the value of playing the pawns correctly and hence wrote the first real strategy book on chess. He invented the Philidor's Defense: His musical skills were of the highest order. In his career, he composed more than 20 operas. At the age of six, he became a member of the Chapel-Royal choir in Versailles. This is where he learned chess, as musicians in those days were very knowledgeable in chess, or at least, more than the average person. He learned by watching others play. There were other great players that learned chess this way: Morphy, Capablanca, Karpov, etc. At the age of 11, his first musical composition was played before King Louis XV. That is definitely big time stuff. When he was 14, his voice changed, and he had to leave the Chapel-Royal choir. At 15, he was tutored in chess by France's greatest chess player of the day, Sire de Legal. Three years later, he quit instructing Philidor, because he became stronger than he was. At 18, Philidor had become the strongest chess player in the world, with no one to tutor him anymore. At this time (1744), Philidor played two chess games blindfolded simultaneously in public in Paris. He said he learned how to do this when he could not sleep at night and played chess without sight of a chessboard. This was the first time blindfold play against two opponents was ever recorded. Philidor became quite famous with his chess abilities at this time. He played chess against Voltaire and Rousseau. And, of course, he creamed them. At the age of 19, Philidor went to Rotterdam, Holland to present his musical compositions. But the concerts were cancelled and he was stranded in Holland with no money. He then supported himself by teaching and playing chess and Polish checkers, especially to English army officers at The Hague. At the age of 21, he travelled to London, England and beat the two best English chess players of the day, Stamma and Sir Janssen, at Slaughter's coffee house. Philidor was at the top of the world at this point. Phillip Stamma was the best English player, and Philidor challenged him to a ten-game match with an extraordinary set of rules. Philidor insisted that Stamma play White in all of the games, and that any draw would count as a win for Stamma. This is either cocky or stupid. Nevertheless, Stamma accepted the terms (who wouldn't?) and Philidor won 8 games and lost 2, one of the losses being a drawn game. He also beat Sir Janssen 4 wins and 1 loss. At 22, Philidor wrote L'analyze des Eschecs (Analysis of Chess). Some of the early subscriptions were: Lord Sandwich (10 copies), Duke of Cumberland (50 copies), English army officers (119 copies). This made Philidor and the publishers quite wealthy. At 23, 433 copies of his book were published in London, England. It was the first chess book translated into Russian, and was one of the favorite books of Thomas Jefferson. This was the first chess book that organized the chess openings. He was invited to the courts of Europe to play chess in front of the royalties. He played in King Frederick's castle at Potsdam. He played for the Duke of Mirepoix. In 1755, he beat the great Legal in a match at the Café del la Regence in Paris, France. He spent the next 40 years of his life intermixing chess and composing music. In 1795, at the age of 68, he died in London, England. The newspaper obituary read, "On Monday last, Mr. Philidor, the celebrated chess player, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Strategems of Chess, or, A Collection of Critical and Remarkable Situations selected from the Works of eneminent masters, illustrated on plates, describing the ingenious moves by which the game is either won, drawn, or stalemate Obtained

      T and J Allman, London 1817 - v+150+69pp with frontispiece, illustrations and diagrams. Duodecimo (6 31/2" x 4") bound in three quarter leather with marbled boards, and gilt lettering. Taken from the 1802 French edition Stratagemes des echecs. First English edition published in 1817. (A van der Linde:2156; Whyld and Ravillous: 1817:13) 2d edition. Published anonymously. Unchanged from the 1st edition published in the same year, except the first edition had only 64 additional pages at end. Condition: New three quarter leather and end papers with original marbled boards else a very good copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Physiological Lectures exhibiting a General View of Mr Hunter's Physiology and of his Researches in Comparitive Anatomy. Delivered before the Royal College of Surgeons, in the year 1817

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees Orme and Brown, 1817. First edition. Drab paper boards, paper title label on spine. Title label slightly chipped, top and tail of spine lightly scuffed, corners of rear cover slightly bumped but a near fine copy in original condition. Octavo (142 x 235mm), pp. 352, 6 adverts. Inscribed 'with the most respectful compliments of the author' on front free endpaper. Neat pencil notes, in the hand of Sir William Paton on front pastedown John Abernethy (1764-1831)was a pupil of, and had a very high opinion of John Hunter. He was highly regarded as a persuasive, if dogmatic, lecturer, and as a surgeon, he pioneered 'the operation for ligation of the external iliac artery. Wellcome, Vol II,p. 4.

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        Journal des dames et des modes

      Paris 1817 - 688 p., 26 láminas grabadas a toda plana, en color. Holandesa del siglo XIX, lomo con nervios y tejuelo.Popular y conocida publicación semanal francesa dedicada a la mujer y la moda. este volúmen contiene 26 números, el primero de 1 de enero de 1817 y el último de 22 de junio de 1817. A cada número le acompaña una lámina en color.Sello de caucho en el margen lateral superior de algunas hojas. Buen estado, algunas manchas de oxidación. Conserva cubierta superior original

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        Medical pocket book. Manuscript notebook

      New York, 1817. <p>[Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.] New York Hospital clinical lectures. Manuscript notebook consisting of 52 hand-sewn leaves, 28 of which contain handwritten lecture notes, plus 8 leaves loosely laid in with notes in a different hand. [New York, not after 1817.] 164 x 105 mm. Original marbled paper wrappers, slight wear at spine. Minor browning and foxing but very good.</p><p>An early 19th-century American medical student&#39;s notebook containing notes of clinical lectures delivered at the New York Hospital (forerunner of the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons). The lecturers were Dr. William Hammersley (1766-1837), professor of the clinical practice of medicine; Dr. Wright Post (1766-1828), professor of anatomy, physiology and surgery; Dr. John C. Osborn (1741-1825), professor of midwifery and the diseases of women and children; and Dr. James Stringham (d. 1817), professor of medical jurisprudence. The notebook includes discussions of specific cases, such as "Man 45 taken into the hospital for dropsical complaints," "Boy brought into the hospital for an ulcer on the inner side of the ankle," and "Man--attempt at suicide--cut across the most formidable part of the thyroid cartilage." The lectures also cover topics such as surgery, cesarean section, virginity, pregnancy (real and false), mania, infections, blindness, plague, poisons, impotence, etc. Student notebooks such as these give a revealing picture of the state of American medical education in the first decades of the nineteenth century. </p>

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        aus der Königlichen Eisengiesserey zu Saynerhütte. (Erstes Heft). [Alles Erschienene]. Mit 9 gest. Tafeln von Conrad Susemihl (4), G. Osterwald (3) u. Emilie Susemihl (1) nach Ferd. Nebel (2), C. Osterwald (4) u. de Lassaulx (2). (Bonn, In Commission bei E. Weber, 1823). Gr.-Folio (46,6 x 30,6 cm). Titel u. 1 Blatt Inhalt. Blauer Orig.-Umschlag mit typographischem Titel u. breiter Bordüre.

      . . Auf kräftigem Velin gedruckter Musterkatalog der bekannten Sayner Eisenwerke. Tafel 1 zeigt das noch heute existierende "Löwentor" (eigentlich gusseiserne Greifen mit einem Gewicht von 7000 Pfund) der Feste Kaiser Alexander, die 1817-1822 von Claudius Franz Le Bauld de Nans bei Koblenz errichtet worden ist. - Von dem Koblenzer Architekten Ferdinand Nebel (1782-1860) stammen Entwürfe für ein Wasserhaus auf der Feste Kaiser Franz u. ein Gießbrunnen in Simmern. Carl Osterwald, 1822 bis 1834 Magazinverwalter u. Zeichner der Hütte, hat ein Monument für Friedrich Heinrich Carl Fulda aus Fulda sowie Vasenentwürfe beigesteuert, außerdem auf Tafel 9 Entwürfe für Stubenöfen. Von dem ebenfalls in Koblenz tätigen Architekten Johann Claudius von Lassaulx (1781-1848) stammen zwei Tafeln mit "gothischen Gitter(n)..., die sich an der Ballustrade der Orgel in der evangelischen Kirche zu Coblenz" befinden. Die Florinskirche in Koblenz hat Lassaulx 1819-1821 restauriert. Engelmann S. 1 (ungenau). - Custodis/Friedhofen/Schabow: Sayner Hütte (2002) S. 73f., 79f. u. 119-132 (mit schlechtem, um ca. 1/3 verkleinertem Faksimile; außerdem dem falschen Hinweis, dass es sich um Lithographien handelt, es sind aber gestochene Tafeln). - Umschlag angestaubt u. etwas eselsohrig. Vereinzelt stockfleckig, leicht geknittert u. gebräunt.

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        [Op. 101]. Sonate pour le Piano-Forte für das Hamer-Klavier des Museum&#39;s für Klavier-Musik. Erste Lieferung. Verfasst und der Freyin Dorothea Ertmann geborne Graumann gewidmet... 101tes Werk

      Wien: S. A. Steiner und Comp. [PN] S. et C. 2661. [February 1817]. Oblong folio. Contemporary blue wrappers. 1f. (decorative series title engraved by A. Müller), 1f. (title), [1] (advertisement), 2-19, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Price: word "Preis" followed by blank. & & Text of series title in ornamental frame on crosshatched background: "Musée Musical Des Clavicinistes [!Clavécinistes]. Museum für Klaviermeister. [blank]tes Heft. Wien bei S. A. Steiner und Comp." & & Upper wrapper lacking. Slightly worn and foxed; occasional staining and minor offsetting.& & A very good, crisp copy overall. Untrimmed. . First Edition, early issue. Kinsky p. 280. Dorfmüller p. 225 (Weinhold), 336, and plate 8a. Hoboken 2, 120. Rare.& & The advertisement ("Musikalische Anzeige") on p. 1 is for the series "Museum für Klaviermusik" (or "Musée Musical des Clavécinistes), of which the present edition was the first volume; the advertisement also announces (retroactively) the launch of a weekly "Allgemeine musikalische Zeitung," not to be confused with the better known publication of the same name by Breitkopf & Härtel in Leipzig, and recent issues of sheet music, including Beethoven&#39;s opp. 90, 91, 92, 96, and 97.

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        An Essay on the Principle of Population or, a View of its Past and Present Effects on Human Happiness (Three Volumes)

      John Murray, 1817-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. London: John Murray, 1817. xvi, 496 p; iv, 507 p; 500 p. "The fifth edition with important additions." Complete and unrestored in three volumes. Original boards with orginal paper spines, most of which are, not surprisingly, gone given their fragility. In protective mylar wraps. Very Good condition overall: bindings degraded over time but completely unrestored and text in very nice shape. Clean pages-- no marks-- generally bright for age. Some foxing throughout text and typical waviness. Bumped corners. Not ex-library! Old London bookseller&#39;s stamp on front paste downs. Secodn volume front cover creased, missing small strip o paper. Third volume front board detached, the other covers are intact; the mylar wraps keep them all in place. Nice condition overall. A greatly revised and expanded edition of Malthus&#39; most famous work, the second-to-last published during his lifetime. Contains revisions of his views on rent, a deeper look at how the political organization of states was determined by population and what limits to population growth were already occurring in Europe, and an appendix with replies to critics. An enormously influential (and controversial) work that inspired Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace.

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        A Full and Circumstantial Account of The Memorable Battle of Waterloo

      Thomas Kelly, London 1817 - Prelims.+ 509 pp. incl index, large 4to, recased in half leather with marbled sides, maroon leather label, ex-Hawkesyard Priory library,occasional v light foxing or browning mostly round page edges, minor v small tears. An excellent rare copy of a contemporary account of the famous battle and defeat of Napoleon, restoration of Louis XVIII, and deportation of Napoleon to St Helena. All 20 engraved plates present. Size: Large 4to [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        HORRORS OF SLAVERY. In Two Parts. Part I. Containing Observations, Facts, and Arguments, extracted from the Speeches of Wilberforce, Greenville, Pitt, Burke, Fox, Martin, Whitbread, and Other Distinguished Members of the British Parliament. Part II. Containing Extracts, Chiefly American, Compiled from Authentic Sources; Demonstrating that Slavery is Impolitic, Antirepublican, Unchristian, and Highly Criminal: and Proposing Measures for its Complete Abolition Through the United States

      CamBridge MA:: Printed by Hilliard and Metcalf,, 1817. First Edition. Very Good+. A Very Good+ First Edition First Printing. Parts I & II published together in this single volume, as offered here. In original printed wrappers with small piece missing at spine, cover edge wear, foxing. Sm. 8vo. 59 pp.

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        [Op. 91]. Wellingtons Sieg oder die Schlacht bey Vittoria für das Piano- Forte... 91tes Werk. [2-hand piano reduction]

      Wien S.A. Steiner und Comp. [PN] S. et C. 2361 [1817]. Oblong folio. Disbound. 1f. (title), [1] (advertisement), 2-29, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. The word "Preis" printed, but neither amount nor currency added. With publisher's advertisement, "Pränumerations-Anzeige," to p. 1 soliciting subscriptions to first editions of Beethoven's symphonies no. 7 and 8 and announcing full scores, parts, and various arrangements. With fine engraved pictorial title depicting General Wellington leading his troops in battle. Extended printed note following imprint: "so wie auch zu haben [and also available]: in Leipzig bey Breitkopf und Härtel _ C.F. Peters _ Fr. Hoffmeister, [continuation in smaller print] Bonn, bey N. Simmrok [!Simrock] _ Offenbach, bey J. Andrä [!Andre] _ Zürich, bey Nägeli u[nd] Comp. _ Ettwill [!Eltville], bey C. Zulehner,_ und in den Musikhandlungen zu Augsburg _ Berlin _ Braunschweig _ Frankfurth _ Hamburg _ München _ Mayland [!Mailand] _ Neapel _ Stuttgardt [!Stuttgart]." Incomplete key change corrected (2 flats added) to p. 20 in pencil (at "Andante grazioso"). Old paper repair to outer leaves; crease to lower outer corner of last leaf; slight bleeding and offsetting. In very good condition overall.. Second Viennese edition. ' All [Steiner] editions... include, on p. 1, the 'Pränumerations-Anzeige' [subscription advertisement]... with the date 'Wien im Februar 1816...' In later issues (after 1817), this advertisement is omitted, and p. 1 is left blank." Kinsky p. 255. Not in Hirsch, or Beethoven-Haus (all copies with blank page 1) or Hoboken 2 (illustrating title of earlier Steiner printing). The arrangement of this orchestral work is by Beethoven himself. It was first published by Birchall in London in January of 1816. "Beethoven's 'Battle Symphony,' more correctly entitled Wellington's Victory of the Battle of Victoria (op. 91), came into being as the result of an idea by Maelzel that Beethoven should write a work for his latest invention, the panharmonicon, a sort of mechanical orchestra. The timing coincided with Wellington's defeat of Napoleon in 1813... It is a programmatic piece for a large orchestra with a battery of military and Turkish percussion instruments, including cannons and muskets. The first section opens with an English bugle call followed by the patriotic tune Rule, Britannia, answered by a French bugle call and marching tune, known in Britain as For he's a jolly good fellow. Then comes a depiction of the battle. Part 2, called 'Victory Symphony,' begins and ends with martial music but is otherwise based largely on the British national anthem, which is treated fugally." Cooper: The Beethoven Compendium, p. 220. A very good copy of an early issue, including the subscription advertisement.

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        The History of British India

      London: Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy,, 1817. 3 volumes, quarto (270 x 210 mm). Contemporary tan half calf neatly rebacked to style and corners repaired, green morocco labels, decorated gilt in compartments, all edges speckled red, no half-titles as issued, p. 566 reads 556 in Volume I as usual. 2 folding engraved maps, one hand-coloured. Boards slightly rubbed, slight foxing to endleaves and maps, else foxing occasional and very light, maps with faint offsetting, tiny closed tears to top gutters and slight creasing to fore edges, horizontal closed tear p. 757 of Volume III. An excellent set. First edition of the nineteenth-century standard reference work on India. James Mill (1773&#150;1836) worked for twelve years on his History of British India while struggling to make ends meet as a journalist in London. He later wrote "had I foreseen that it would be one half or one third of what it has been, never should I have been the author of a History of India". But his hard work paid off and his book, "a story of ideas and institutions, of historical stages and processes, more than of flesh-and-blood human beings and the din of battle" (ODNB), was an immediate success and led - together with the support of Ricardo and Joseph Hume - to his appointment as examiner of correspondence at the London office of the East India Company. It is an astonishing fact that such a comprehensive work was written by someone who never visited India, an issue which Mill addressed in the preface, turning it to his advantage, as a guarantee of his objectivity.

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        An Essay on the Principle of Population or, a View of its Past and Present Effects on Human Happiness (Three Volumes)

      John Murray, 1817-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. London: John Murray, 1817. xvi, 496 p; iv, 507 p; 500 p. "The fifth edition with important additions." Complete and unrestored in three volumes. Original boards with orginal paper spines, most of which are, not surprisingly, gone given their fragility. In protective mylar wraps. Very Good condition overall: bindings degraded over time but completely unrestored and text in very nice shape. Clean pages-- no marks-- generally bright for age. Some foxing throughout text and typical waviness. Bumped corners. Not ex-library! Old London bookseller&#39;s stamp on front paste downs. Secodn volume front cover creased, missing small strip o paper. Third volume front board detached, the other covers are intact; the mylar wraps keep them all in place. Nice condition overall. A greatly revised and expanded edition of Malthus&#39; most famous work, the second-to-last published during his lifetime. Contains revisions of his views on rent, a deeper look at how the political organization of states was determined by population and what limits to population growth were already occurring in Europe, and an appendix with replies to critics. An enormously influential (and controversial) work that inspired Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace.

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        [Op. 101]. Sonate pour le Piano-Forte für das Hamer-Klavier des Museum's für Klavier-Musik. Erste Lieferung. Verfasst und der Freyin Dorothea Ertmann geborne Graumann gewidmet... 101tes Werk.

      Wien S. A. Steiner und Comp. [PN] S. et C. 2661 [February 1817]. Oblong folio. Contemporary blue wrappers. 1f. (decorative series title engraved by A. Müller), 1f. (title), [1] (advertisement), 2-19, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Price: word "Preis" followed by blank. Text of series title in ornamental frame on crosshatched background: "Musee Musical Des Clavicinistes [!Clavecinistes]. Museum für Klaviermeister. [blank]tes Heft. Wien bei S. A. Steiner und Comp." Upper wrapper lacking. Slightly worn and foxed; occasional staining and minor offsetting. A very good, crisp copy overall. Untrimmed.. First Edition, early issue. Kinsky p. 280. Dorfmüller p. 225 (Weinhold), 336, and plate 8a. Hoboken 2, 120. Rare. The advertisement ("Musikalische Anzeige") on p. 1 is for the series "Museum für Klaviermusik" (or "Musee Musical des Clavecinistes), of which the present edition was the first volume; the advertisement also announces (retroactively) the launch of a weekly "Allgemeine musikalische Zeitung," not to be confused with the better known publication of the same name by Breitkopf & Härtel in Leipzig, and recent issues of sheet music, including Beethoven's opp. 90, 91, 92, 96, and 97.

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        Select Law Library; Containing the Whole Law Now in Force" Six separate works bound in one volume.

      F.C. and J.Rivington and others, London 1817 - Comprises " The New and Complete Parish Officer" by Henry Clavering 11th edition pp iv + 163 + 1; " A Complete Guide to Landlords, Tenants and Lodgers" by Robert Sutton 9th edition pp 122 + 4 ; " The Law of Wills, Codicils and Revocations " by Eardley Mitford 6th edition pp iv + 122 + 4; " The Law of Bankrupts, their Creditors and Assignees" by Soame Whittaker 4th edition pp iv + 126 ; " The Law of Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes, Bank Notes, Bankers' Notes, Drafts and Checks" by Edward Windham Manning 4th edition pp iv + 96 + 4 ; and " The Country Gentleman's Lawyer, and the Farmer's Complete Law Library" by William Marriott 7th edition pp 142 + 2. Internally in very good condition subject to browning affecting the first few pages, binding pretty firm, some scuffing to cover, moderate wear to bottom of spine, lower corner of rear board rather worn. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vue du Golfe d'Alpnach

      Lago dei Quattro Cantoni - Alpnach - Svizzera 1817 - mm 192x277

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        Code Rural, Ou Recueil Analytique des Lois, Règlemens et Usages Qui Intéressent Les Habitans Des Campagnes et Leurs propriétés, Principalement En Provence

      1817. A Aix, chez Augustin Pontier, 1817. Broadsheet (30 x 47 cm). The prospectus (literally &#39;preview&#39;) is among the oldest devices used by publishers in the marketing of books. In announces publication before the work is printed, extolling its virtue and inviting pre-publication orders. Signing up customers in advance gave both publisher and author a measure of confidence in the venture. Book prospectuses are rare in the form of a broadsheet. [c.f. Rickards, Encyclopedia of Ephemera]. The present prospectus gives all the information necessary for subscribing to the &#39;Code Rural...&#39;.

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        Lettre a un Électeur de Paris; par M. de Pradt.

      Bechet,, Paris, 1817 - Paris, Bechet, 1817. 8°. 141 S. Interimsbroschur der Zeit (Kleisterpapier). EA. In franz. Sprache. Mit eighd. Signatur Bechets. - Angestaubt, leicht stockfleckig, leichte Gbrsp. - Pradt (1759 - 1837) war Generalvikar des Erzbischof von Rouen, bevor er nach Paris in die Generalversammlung der Stände ging. Zuerst Gegener der Revolution, wurde er 1804 von Napoleon zum Bischof von Poitiers ernannt, daneben wurde er mit einige diplomatischen Missionen betraut. Sein schriftstellerisches Werk kreiste denn auch um diesen Schwerpunkt. (Zitat) - Selten. Französisch Interimsbroschur der Zeit (Kleisterpapier). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Original Journals of the Eighteen Campaigns of Napoleon Bonaparte, comprising all those in which he personally commanded in chief. Translated from the French. To which are added, all the bulletins relating to each campaign

      London: for J Davis, first edition , 1817. 2 volumes. vi and 550 pages; ii and 209 pages. A fine pair in modern half black calf with cloth sides. Pproperly speaking there are six journals - Campaign in Italy by a General Officer, Berthier, Denon and Miot on Egypt and Syria, Petit on Marengo and an anonymous Siege of Genoa attributed here to Massena. The last part of the second volume has the bulletins for the campaigns of the Grande Armee.

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        President Monroe grants land in the Northwest Territory for military service of a Virginia officer in the Revolutionary War who sold his land bounty to speculators who then sold it to the surveyor

      Partly Printed Document Signed ?James Monroe? as President, one page, 12? x 15?. Washington, April 7, 1817. Completed in manuscript. Countersigned ?Josiah Meigs? as Commissioner of the General Land Office. On vellum. Soiling and folds. Rolled. Text is light. Dark diagonal stain passes through ?James,? part of ?Monroe? is light. Toned ?Meigs.? Right half of paper seal at lower left is missing. Certified and signed again by Meigs on verso. Fair condition.In part, ?Know ye, That, in consideration of Military Service, performed by Thomas Ray, a Captain for three years, to the United States, in the Virginia Line on Continental Establishment, and in pursuance of an Act of the Congress of the United States passed on the 10th day of August, in the year 1790, intituled ?An Act to enable the Officers and Soldiers of the Virginia Line on Continental Establishment, to obtain Titles to certain Lands lying north west of the river Ohio, between the Little Miami and Sciota;? and Acts of th

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        The History of Java

      London: Printed for Black, Parbury, and Allen, Booksellers to the Hon. East-India Company and John Murray, , 1817. 2 volumes, quarto (273 × 213 mm). Contemporary russia, skilfully rebacked with the original spine laid down, title direct to the spines, broad flat bands, compartments attractively gilt, quadruple fillet panels to the boards with arabesque corner-pieces, gilt zig-zag edge-roll, marbled edges and endpapers. 10 superb hand-coloured aquatint costume plates after William Daniell, and 56 uncoloured aquatint plates, one folding, 8 exquisite engraved vignettes, large folding map, coloured in outline, numerous tables, 2 of them folding. Just a little rubbed, light browning to the text, some mild spotting to the plates, but virtually none of the often-encountered offsetting from the plates, overall a handsome and excellently preserved copy. First edition. "The marriage of a scientifically original text with beautiful illustrations by an accomplished aquatint engraver resulted in a book about Indonesia of outstanding quality; indeed a masterpiece" (Bastin & Brommer). Raffles was appointed lieutenant governor of Java in 1811 when the island and its dependencies were occupied by Lord Minto following the Annexation of the Netherlands by Napoleon. During the next four years he extended the area of European control and reorganised the Dutch colonial system in the island, as well as making an extensive study of the history, customs and languages of the region. Although described by C.M. Turnbull in ODNB as "betraying hasty composition," The History of Java, is a remarkable work of synthesis, combining natural history - he enlisted the help of the American botanist Thomas Horsfield, who sent specimens to Banks at Kew - history, anthropology, philology and topography. The superb plates with their images of costume, architecture, native implements and weapons, Buddhist iconography, and alphabets; the extensive tabulation of population and cultivation province by province; and the comparative vocabulary, reflect the breadth of intention of the work. It is unsurprising that it "caused a stir" and quickly sold through its print-run of just 900 copies. The History of Java is an almost perfect summation of the East India Company&#39;s ambitions at their most enlightened, and as such is a reflection of its author; "A man of vision, with great ambitions for himself and his country, he saw Britain&#39;s mission to raise the people of the eastern archipelago from ignorance and poverty, not by means of territorial expansion but a combination of commercial and moral pre-eminence: reviving old cultures and spreading European enlightenment through economic progress, liberal education, and the rule of law". Near contemporary armorial bookplate of the Spengler family to the front pastedown of the first volume.

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        Original watercolour Vue De L&#39;Aiguade De L&#39;Uranie Sur L&#39;ile Vaigou

      Paris: circa 1817-, 1822. Watercolour, 190 x 265 mm.; fine, in a period timber frame. Original drawing for an engraving in the Freycinet voyage account. A finely executed sepia watercolour depicting sailors engaged in collecting fresh water in buckets from a stream. Three unclothed men are also shown in the creek washing clothes, whilst others are gathering the water in buckets and then filling wooden barrels. A fully dressed gentleman is standing guard with a rifle. A small dinghy is moored on the beach and the barrels are being transferred by dinghy to a larger ship, probably L&#39;Uranie moored at sea. The lush scene is depicted in exquisite detail and shows a beautiful and idyllic scene on the island of Vaigou, on the north west coast of New Guinea. Lous de Freycinet&#39;s voyage of 1817-1820 in the Uranie to the East Indies, Australia and the Pacific was one of the most important voyages of exploration ever made. This watercolour is the original prepared for the engraved plate number 49 in the Atlas Historique of Freycinet&#39;s monumental publication Voyage Autour Du Monde …published over twenty years from 1824-1844. The engraved plate is titled Vue De L&#39;Aiguade De L&#39;Uranie Sur L&#39;ile Vaigou and states at the lower left that the engraving was based on a drawing by Marchais after a drawing by Alphonse Pellion, one of the two official artists on the expedition. Original voyage art is highly prized and that relating to the early nineteenth century in the Pacific, even more so.

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        "Select Law Library; Containing the Whole Law Now in Force" Six separate works bound in one volume

      London: F.C. and J.Rivington and others, 1817 Comprises " The New and Complete Parish Officer" by Henry Clavering 11th edition pp iv + 163 + 1; " A Complete Guide to Landlords, Tenants and Lodgers" by Robert Sutton 9th edition pp 122 + 4 ; " The Law of Wills, Codicils and Revocations " by Eardley Mitford 6th edition pp iv + 122 + 4; " The Law of Bankrupts, their Creditors and Assignees" by Soame Whittaker 4th edition pp iv + 126 ; " The Law of Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes, Bank Notes, Bankers&#39; Notes, Drafts and Checks" by Edward Windham Manning 4th edition pp iv + 96 + 4 ; and " The Country Gentleman&#39;s Lawyer, and the Farmer&#39;s Complete Law Library" by William Marriott 7th edition pp 142 + 2. Internally in very good condition subject to browning affecting the first few pages, binding pretty firm, some scuffing to cover, moderate wear to bottom of spine, lower corner of rear board rather worn.. Full-Leather. Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Des lignes isothermes et de la distribution de la chaleur sur le globe

      Paris: De l&#39;imprimerie de Ve H. Perronneau,, 1817. Octavo. Uncut in original pink mottled paper wrappers. Large folding engraved map with lines of isotherms, large folding letterpress table. Spine faded and splitting in places, a very good copy. First separate issue, the work also being issued in periodical form in Mémoires de physique et de chimie de la societe Arcueil 3 (1817). The work is notable for containing the first map to show the use of isotherms, a term Humboldt coined for lines of equal average temperatures. The chart extends only across the northern hemisphere, from America to China. Although pictorially simple, Humboldt&#39;s map revolutionized physical geography and indeed all future thematic mapping. Isotherms were a readily understood way of uniting global observations of temperature into a coherent whole and Humboldt&#39;s work therefore helped lay the foundations for modern meteorology.

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        Geschichte der Religion Jesu Christi., Dreizehnter Theil.

      Hamburg, Friedrich Perthes, 1817 - 302 + 214 Seiten, in Fraktur, 13.Theil, Seiten alters- und papierbedingt etwas gebräunt, Einband mit Gebrauchsspuren, sonst jedoch antiquarisch gut erhaltenes Exemplar, Christliche Religion -Rückentitel in Gold und Einband berieben,aber vollständig.Kleines Rückenschildchen in Papier,Name auf Vorsatz. K108 Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 545 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Trials of Jeremiah Brandreth , William Turner, Isaac Ludlam, George Weightman, and others, for High Treason

      London: Butterworth and Son, 1817. Two volumes, octavo; uncut in the original grey boards with printed paper labels; slight wear to joints but a fine copy in original condition. Rare original record of the High Treason trials that resulted from the last of the English peasant revolts - the so-called "Brandreth Riots" or "Pentrich Revolution", an armed insurrection of workers protesting against pay and conditions in the Nottingham area. Fourteen of the "conspirators" were transported to Australia (the three ringleaders, sometimes called "The Pentrich Martyrs" - Jeremiah Brandreth, William Turner and Isaac Ludlam - were hanged and beheaded). Shelley famously lamented the judgement in An Address to the People on The Death of the Princess Charlotte: &#39;a calamity such as the English nation ought to mourn with an unassuageable grief…&#39;. Only the Mitchell and National Library copies of the book are recorded by Ferguson (Addenda, 670aaa).

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        Stadtplan, "Donauwörth im Jahre 1817".

      . Lithographie v. Päringer n. Falger, dat. 1817, 48 x 49. Seltene Inkunabel der Lithographie. Nicht bei Schefold, bay. Schwaben, Winkler, Frühzeit der deutschen Lithographie, kennt dieses Blatt nicht ( vergl. Anton Falger ( = Nr. 203 ). - Der Titel befindet sich links oben, darüber ein Bibliotheksstempel. Im Plan sind alle Häuser mit Nummern versehen und die Strassen sind benahmt.

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        Immanuel Kants physische Geographie. Zweite ganz umgearbeitete Auflage. (Joh. Jak. Wilh. Vollmer's physische Geographie nach kantischen Ideen). Vols 1 & 2: Mainz und Hamburg: Gottfried Vollmer [no date], Vol. 3: Hamburg: Vollmer, 1816, Vol. 4: Hamburg: Herold, 1817.

      - Second edition of this version of the Physische Geographie, first published without Kant's approval in four volumes, 1801-1805. Johann Jacob Vollmer compiled it 'from three lecture manuscripts of the years 1778, 1782 and 1793' (Adickes 105), but it was repudiated by Kant in the Allgemeine Literatur-Zeitung and the Neue allgemeine deutsche Bibliothek in 1801. Probably because of Kant's protests, the first two volumes of this second edition carry the additional title-page 'Joh. Jak. Wilh. Vollmer's Physische Geographie nach Kantischen Ideen'. PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: 4 volumes, 8vo, [i], x, 340; [i], vi, 414, [2]; [i], viii, 502; [i], vi, 458 pp., contemporary half calf over marbled boards, spines smooth with title and number labels, rubbed, uniform light browning, faint library stamp on one title-page, no inscriptions, a particularly clean and well-preserved set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Costumes of the Netherlands, Displayed in Thirty Coloured Engravings after Drawings from Nature With Descriptions in English and French

      London: Ackermann&#39;s Repository of the Arts, 1817 or 1819. Paper pastedown onto boards. Very Good. Folio. 30 hand-colored plates plus title page vignette. Title page gives 1817 as publication date, and plates are watermarked 1817, but front pastedown label gives date of 1819. 14.5 by 10.5 inches. 37 by 27 cm. With original publisher&#39;s boards and label. Rebacked with matching cloth. Boards are soiled and scuffed, with red surface paper rubbed off along edges and corners. Still attractive binding. Scattered light foxing and soiling within, but overall impression is of clean and fresh. One plate with tiny pinprick hole.

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        THE MISCELLANEOUS WORKS. With Memoirs of His Life and Writings, by Robert Anderson.

      Edinburgh Printed for Silvester Doig 1817 - 5th Ed. 6 vols. Port. frontis. Some light browning, handsomely bound in double blind rule edged full calf, gilt ruling and gilt lettered title labels to sl. marked and lightly faded spines, minor wear. US$829 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Parjumouf. Saga ifran Nya Holland

      Stockholm: A. Gadelius, 1817. Duodecimo, 98 pp.; in good condition in a neat modern morocco binding. New Holland adventures told at a Bordeaux wine merchant&#39;s. An interesting early Swedish fiction set in colonial Australia, here called "Ulimaroa", the term invented by Djurberg in 1780. This scarce fiction with an Australian setting has never been translated into English. Almqvist (1793-1866) was a prolific Swedish poet and novelist who spent many years in the United States after fleeing the country in 1851 because of accusations against him of fraud and even attempted murder. "Almqvist&#39;s earliest books, published in 1814-18, are of extreme rarity. One of these was Parjumouf… apparently the first Swedish novel or short story with an Australian setting" (Du Rietz). A meeting at a wine merchant&#39;s in Bordeaux is told of the adventures of the young woman Parjumouf in New Holland, also referred to by Almqvist as Ulimaroa, a name that he had adapted from the Swedish geographer Daniel Djurberg, who had picked it up from the official narrative of Cook&#39;s first voyage. Both Cook and Joseph Banks had noted the use of the name in New Zealand (see Du Rietz, Daniel Djurbergs namm pÃ¥ Australien, Ymer, 1961). Parjumouf lives in the fertile country beyond the Blue Mountains, an enchanting land of green pastures and forests of beautiful trees. She takes the travellers to a &#39;Grand Hall&#39;, made of leaves and supported by the trunks of trees, where she habitually confesses her feelings to the spirit Triono. It is here that she tells the story of her life, and of her passion for Dujoumon, the &#39;most beautiful man on earth&#39;. Ferguson records only the National Library copy, but the Mitchell Library is known to have acquired a copy in the 1960s.

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        Regole per ballar bene le quadriglie secondo il moderno stile. [Italy, ca. 1817/20?]. Small 4to (19 x 12.5 cm). Manuscript in brown ink on paper, neatly written in Italian in a legible Latin hand. Contemporary half dark green sheepskin, brown Stormont marbled sides.

      Charming manuscript giving instructions for dancing all the figures of the quadrille according to the "modern style". Well-arranged and clearly divided into 32 numbered points, the manuscript gives definitions of a ball, dancing instructions, positions of the feet and arms, simple steps, "minuetto serio", etc.Though the book has the dimensions of an octavo, it is a quarto on Italian laid paper, comprising a single quire of 18 leaves, all but the outermost bifolium watermarked: GC = winged figure (angel or cherub) holding a banderole with "ALMASSO" in his raised arm. The ink shows through the paper a bit, but without hindering the reading of the text. In very good condition. The sewing is slightly loose and the binding shows a few small scuff marks. An interesting anonymous Italian manuscript on the quadrille as danced in the early 19th century.

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        DOCUMENTO NOMBRAMIENTO, CONSUL EN PUERTO DE BARCELONA A D. ANTONIO BUENAVENTURA GASSO DE RUSIA 1817

      José Ansensio Grabador de S. M. 1817 - Barcelona. 1817. Con marco (64X53), sin marco (57X44). Documento Original de nombramiento de Consul a D. Antonio Buenaventura Gassó en el puerto de Barcelona de la Nación Rusa. Buenaventura Gassó conocido escritor que en su época mas dulce le concedierón este gran titulo a cargo. Firmado por el Rey Fernando VII con el sello correspondiente. Raríssimo ejemplar ya que no se suelen ver tan antiguos. Ref P. L. 9. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Idea de los Barcos de Vapor, ó Descripcion de su máquina, relacion de sus progresos, é indicacion de sus ventajas.

      En Sanlucar, por D. Francisco de Sales del Castillo, 1817. - in-12. 76pp. 1 planche dépliante hors-texte. Demi-veau à coins (Reliure de l'époque, menus défauts). Edition Originale très rare, imprimée à Sanlúcar de Barrameda, de cet ouvrage consacré au premier bateau à vapeur espagnol, le 'Betis' qui inaugura la première ligne régulière reliant Séville à Sanlúcar, sur le Guadalquivir. Manuel María del Marmol (1775-1841), recteur de l'Université de Séville, y décrit avec enthousiasme le fonctionnement de la chaudière à vapeur et les avantages du nouveau moyen de locomotion par rapport à la navigation à voile. Ce volume très rare manque notamment aux collections de la Biblioteca Nacional. Planche dépliante gravée en fin d'ouvrage, représentant une machine à vapeur. Coins émoussés et mors légèrement frottés. Palau, 152420. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Die Minen und der unterirdische Krieg.

      Wien, K. K. Hof- und Staats-Ärarial-Druckerey, 1817.. VIII, 164 Seiten, 1 Blatt, 11 gefaltete lithographische Tafeln. 27 x 21 cm, Halbleder der Zeit.. Einzige Ausgabe. - Einband bestoßen, Rücken abgegriffen. Ausgeschiedenes Exemplar einer alten Garnisonsbibliothek mit Rückensignatur und Stempel. Teils schwach braunfleckig, aber überwiegend sauber. Breitrandig.

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        Des trois derniers mois de L´Amerique Meridionale et du Bresil, suivis de considerations sur les personnalites et incovilites de la quotidienne et du journal des debats

      What to do about the revolutions and new republics in America. 1817. Paris. Chez Bechet. In 8vo (210 mm x 140 mm). 1 ff. + 80. Contemporary wrappers. Entirely uncut, some corners dog-eared, spotting.Second edition; printed the same year as the first. Pradt (1759 ?" 1837) describes the independence movements in Latin America, with a special focus on Brazil and Argentina, and advices European powers how to engage the situation. Sabin, 64908. Palau, 235022. Borba de Moraes, 688. Rodrigues 1949.

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        GRAMATICA CATALANA, GRAMATICA Y APOLOGIA DE LA LLENGUA CATALANA

      Joan Francisco Piferrer. - Barcelona. 1817. Pergami. 15X10. 8h+XXXII+276Pág+6h. Segona edició de la Gramatica Catalana de Ballot, bon exemplar i molt valorada. Ref 8.3 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Wjdenske polittycské nowiny. S neywysssjm cýsarským krákowským powolenjm. 1817, cjsk. 1 - 62, bis 1818, cjsk. 1 - 8.

      -,, w Wjdni [Wien], 1817 - w Wjdni [Wien], -, 1817 - 1818. Pag. [Doppelbll. pro Nr.] OHeft. In tschechischer Sprache. Vgl. ZDB-463440-8. - Gefaltet, angestaubt, ein Titelblatt fleckig. Tschechisch [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        L'École de Village, ou La Nouvelle Morale de L'Enfance; Traduit de L'Anglais par Madame ***.

      Alexis Emery, Paris 1817 - (5), 6-185 pages. Engraved frontispiece, vignette extra title page, and four plates. 135x190mm. Contemporary full calf. Spine with label, ruled, lettered and decorated in gilt. Marbled end-papers and all edges. This is a French edition of "The Village School - A collection of entertaining histories, for the instruction and amusement of all good children." by Dorothy Kilner. Written in pencil on the verso of the front free end-paper and facing page is a presentation inscription for Emmanuel de St. Mauris from his grandfather. Traces of a removed label on front paste-down and a slight lean to binding, otherwise a fine copy of this exceptionally rare children's book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Four manuscript ships' logs from naval service in Africa, Asia and the Mediterranean]. [Various places at sea], 1866-1877. 4 volumes. Folio (3 volumes) & 4to (1 volume). Manuscript logbooks in English, with 31 manuscript charts and maps (including 7 folding), 14 pencil sketches and 6 watercolours. In their original bindings: 3 half sheepskin, cloth sides; the 4th parchment with a canvas cover.

      Four manuscript ship's logs by Henry J. Jeffreys, tracing his career from cadet to midshipman. The logs track the daily incidents on board many different vessels, including HMS Zebra and HMS Iron Duke. The logs include 31 very fine charts and maps by Jeffreys, as well as several charming pencil sketches and watercolours. Several sections have an attractive manuscript title by Jeffreys, and that of HMS Victoria has a cut-out photograph of the vessel mounted on the title-page.Taken together, the logs present a wonderful picture of life at sea in the 1860s and 1870s. They are particularly interesting for the periods when Jeffreys was posted in Southeast Asia. He often sailed to Singapore, Hong Kong and China, and was posted for several months at Hankow on the Yangtze river. Jeffreys also sailed and charted several parts of the coast of Japan in the 1870s, especially near Nagasaki and Osaka, reflecting the fast-growing involvement of the Western powers with Japan in the first years of the Meiji Restoration.Jeffreys shows himself to be an accomplished draughtsman and the logs are liberally supplemented with his charts and sketches. Of particular notice here is his plan of the sail room of HMS Victoria, a pencil sketch of Ocksen island (near Taiwan) distantly showing the wreck of the English steamer Don, a particularly good watercolour of the coal hulk Bacchus at Plymouth (formerly the frigate Arethusa, completed 1817 and paid off 1836) and chart showing the route of the second launch of HMS Iron Duke around Hong Kong island in 1872. Some water damage but still in good condition internally. The bindings worn and rubbed and one missing its backstrip. Ship's logs presenting a wonderful picture of life at sea in the 1860s and 1870s.

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        El experimentado cazador o perfecto tirador compuesto por D. I.M.G.N. A instancias de un Amigo suyo,que desea poseer la honesta diversion de saber cazar y tirar al vuelo,y corriendo precaverse de los daños que resultan del manejo de la Escopeta,y

      Imprenta de D. Leonardo Núñez, Madrid 1817 - pasta española bien conservada con tejuelo . también prepararse con todo lo más útil y necesario para lograr dicho fin. Tercera edición añadida y aumentada con el Arte de Pescar. 136 págs.

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        Ships papers for the brig ?Hindu,? said to be one of the fastest on the Atlantic, signed by Presidents Madison and Monroe, also signed twice as Naval Officer of Boston by Thomas Melvill, grandfather of Herman Melville who wrote ?Moby Dick?

      Document Signed ?James Madison? as President and ?Jas Monroe? as Secretary of State, 1p, 11? x 14.75?. Dated Charlestown [Massachusetts.], March 15, 1817. Lightly completed in manuscript; dark signature of Madison, very good signature of Monroe. On parchment, uniformly creased, folds. Scalloped upper edge. Two maritime vignettes in upper portion. Clearly embossed paper seal with serrated edge at lower left affixed with red wax. Numerous later endorsements on soiled verso including two by ?H.A.S. Dearborn,? son of Jefferson?s Secretary of War Henry Dearborn, as Collector and two by ?Thos. Melvill,? participant in the Boston Tea Party in 1773 and grandfather of ?Moby Dick? writer Herman Melville, as Naval Officer of the Port of Boston and Charlestown. Ships Papers for "the Brig Hindu, Michael Whitney, master or commander of the burthen of five hundred & one tons or thereabouts mounted with two guns navigated with fifteen men, To Pass with h

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        Narrative of a Voyage in His Majesty's Late Ship Alceste to the Yellow Sea, Along the Coast of Corea, and Through its Numerous Hitherto Undiscovered Islands to the Island of Lewchew; with an Account of Her Shipwreck in t

      London John Murray 1817. G : in Good condition with errata slip. Cover rubbed and bumped. Signatures of previous owners on fep. Light offsetting. Contents VG First Edition Half-leather marbled board cover 220mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). 288pp. Frontis piece portrait and 4 coloured plates. Includes details of a meeting with Buonaparte on St. Helena.

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