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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; some 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.
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.
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.