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Paris: Dentu, 1807. Illustrated with one folding map of Silesia, colored in outline, drawn by Lapie, and engraved by B. Tardieu. Translated from the English by J. Dupuy. , iv, 421 pages. 8vo, contemporary calf-backed plain boards. Paris: Dentu, 1807. First French edition. A near fine clean copy. First French edition of Adams's very extensive correspondence with his brother, Thomas Boyleston Adams, comprising a travel journal of considerable interest, written during Adams's stint at the Prussian court as U.S. Minister.....
London: R.H. Evans, 1810. Title page vignette. xxviii, 352pp. Short 8vo, handsomely bound in 19th century tan polished calf (a bit rubbed); marbled page edges. London: Printed for R.H. Evans, 1810. A New Edition with Additions and Corrections, and a Supplement by R. H. Evans. A work first published in 1772, by the Scottish physician and author, the brother of Anna Letitia Barbauld. "Aikin is better known as a man of letters than as a physician. His elegant scholarship gave...
Boston: Loring, 1868. 8vo, original embossed green cloth, spine title in gilt. Boston: Loring, (1868). First Edition.; First state with "Fame and Fortune" announced for December, and Dick standing alone on the engraved half-title. Good copy of a book frequently found in deplorable condition. The book is cocked; minor blistering and staining on covers; repair to inner front hinge; pencillled bibliographic notes on endpaper, but altogether attractive.
London: Richard Bentley, 1860. Translated by Mrs. Bushby. Thin 8vo, 3/4 black leather over marbled boards, marbled end-papers & edges, red spine label & elaborate gilt designs. London: Richard Bentley, 1860. Fine. First edition of this elegantly bound book of fairy-tales with a charming feminine bookplate from 1906.
New York: Brooklyn Museum, 1990. Illustrated, mostly in color. 327 pages. Tall 4to, stiff glossy pictorial wrappers. New York: The Brooklyn Museum in association with Hudson Hills Press, (1990). First softcover edition. Gift inscription, possibly from the author, otherwise a fine copy. With a contribution by Helena E. Wright. Published on the occasion of the exhibition of the same title, organized by the Brooklyn Museum in association with the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Paris: Baranger. Hundreds of mounted black & white illustrations. Short thick 4to, 1/2 burgundy leather, marbled boards (ex. lib. stamp on title). Paris: Baranger, n.d. ca., 1890. Very good (+). Mille reproductions documentaires Armoirs, Bahuts, Cabinets, Cadres, Coffres, Commodes, Consoles, Credences, Sieges, Tables, etc.
Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1842. Over 50 text woodcut illustrationa. 300pp. 12mo, original blind stamped brown cloth (rubbing to surface of covers and corners); some foxing. Philadelphia, 1842. Very Good (+). American edition of a work first published in London by the Society for the Promotion of Popular Instruction.
London: Ackermann, 1818. 15 fine color plates. 3 separate issues bound together: Volume V. May 1, 1818 No. 29, pages 250 - 314: Volume V. June 1, 1818. No. 30. pages 315 - 384: Volume VI. November 1. 1818, No. 35. pages 245- 310. slim 8vo, 3/4 red leather, marbled boards (rubbed). London: Ackermann, 1818. Very good (+). With a presentation and letter laid in by John Carnegie.