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Paris: De l'Imprimerie de Guillaume, 1797.
First French issueTwo volumes, octavo, six folding engraved plates after Parkinson, a handsome set in contemporary French mottled calf, flat spines gilt, double red and tan morocco labels. First French edition, first issue: the artist's account of Cook's first voyage and the discovery.....
Albemarle Street: 23 August 1786.
Signed, SydneyManuscript letter on laid and water-marked paper, folded to letter-size 240 x 186 mm., closely written to 2 pp., manuscript docket note to fourth page; splitting at old folds, some browning yet good. A rare example of Sydney's signature while Home Secretary; the.....
London: William Allen an Co., 1839.
Chinese opium edicts translated for an English audience.Octavo, [xii], 178 pp. original cloth (expertly rebacked retaining backstrip); with the publisher's advertisment leaf bound in, a good copy. Pointed essay of the injustice of the opium trade by Algernon Thelwall, son of the English.....