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Road Traffic: Safety, Modeling & Impacts

Sophie E. Paterson

Published by Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

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Item Description: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG1604568844

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Robert Burns: The Story of Scotland's National Poet

Judy Paterson

Published by Lindsay Publications (1995)

ISBN 10: 1898169071 ISBN 13: 9781898169079

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Item Description: Lindsay Publications, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 32 pages. 8.82x7.56x0.31 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk1898169071

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The Fire Safety Assessor's Handbook

Paterson, Tony

Published by Management Books 2000 Ltd (2000)

ISBN 10: 1852524502 ISBN 13: 9781852524500

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Item Description: Management Books 2000 Ltd, 2000. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: Good. 1852524502 Used book. Previously owned and is blemished. Cover rubbed w/ corner and binding wear. Interior page markings (highlighting/writing) and owner's name. An inventory sticker on the back and a used sticker on the spine. Textblock has a marking. Bookseller Inventory # 1852524502

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The Foxwood Surprise

Paterson, Cynthia; Paterson, Brian

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Item Description: Scholastic. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 059054067X Used book. Previously owned and is blemished. Cover rubbed w/ corner and binding wear. Interior page markings (highlighting/writing) and owner's name. An inventory sticker on the back and a used sticker on the spine. Textblock has a marking. Bookseller Inventory # 059054067X

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Item Description: [Np]. March 13, 1795., 1795. [1]p. plus integral docketing leaf. Small quarto, on a folded folio sheet. Old folds. Minor soiling. Narrow strip of later paper attached to left edge. Very good. In a brown half morocco and cloth clamshell case, spine gilt. A significant memorandum signed by several important Revolutionary- era figures, including William Paterson and Henry Knox, concerning a joint venture to investigate copper mines in the Great Lakes region on the so- called Carver Grant. Many public figures in the founding days of the United States dabbled in land speculation and other similar ventures. This group of eminent Americans was apparently involved with the Carver Grant, a land grant totaling hundreds of square miles located in western Wisconsin and in Minnesota (including the present- day location of Saint Paul), which was supposedly given to explorer Jonathan Carver by two local Sioux chiefs in 1767. For several decades after Carver's death his heirs and various others tried to capitalize on the grant by petitioning the United States Congress to recognize its validity, and by selling and reselling lands in the region. Jonathan Carver (1710-80) was born in Weymouth, Massachusetts, raised in Connecticut, and spent most of his adult years in western Massachusetts. He distinguished himself through his service in the French and Indian War, and in 1766-67 undertook to explore Great Britain's newly-won lands around the Upper Mississippi River, partly with a mind to seeking a route to the Pacific Ocean. Carver spent the 1770s in London, petitioning the Crown for compensation for his explorations and seeking to publish the journal of his travels. Carver's TRAVELS THROUGH THE INTERIOR PARTS OF NORTH AMERICA was published in London in 1778 and was immediately popular, appearing in several editions. Despite this, Carver died penniless in London in 1780. In 1781 a "third edition" of Carver's TRAVELS appeared, issued by Dr. John Lettsom, a benefactor of Carver's British widow. In that edition, as part of biographical material on Jonathan Carver, the text of a deed dated May 1, 1767 was published for the first time, in which Carver was apparently given hundreds of miles of land in Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Over the next several decades Carver's heirs in the United States and England, as well as dozens of others who bought and tried to sell land in the grant area, worked to prove the validity of the grant and to profit from the sales. Congress was petitioned to validate the grant, the heirs of the Sioux chiefs were appealed to, and various schemes were developed by Samuel Harrison of Vermont, the Rev. Samuel Peters, and others, to sell and resell the land. The decades-long tale of the Carver Grant is best told by Milo Quaife and John Parker in the references cited below. The present document reads: "Memorandum that we whose names are hereunto subscribed do covenant, promise and agree with each other to use our separate and joint interest in obtaining a right of preemption for the lands mentioned in a book known by the title of Carver's TRAVELS and where he mentions having seen vast quantities of virgin copper and we further covenant with each other that we will become equally concerned in the above undertaking both in profit and loss. Witness our hands this thirteenth day of March and year seventeen hundred and ninety five. [signed] Benj. Henfrey / Wm. Paterson / H. Knox / W. Macpherson / Anthy. W. White / James chambers." The docketing on the second leaf contains a list of "parties to the within articles respecting the exploring the country on Lake Superior, &c," and the list includes Knox, Paterson, Alexander Hamilton, New Jersey Governor Richard Howell, and six others, plus "if approved by him, His Excellency the Honble. Major General [Anthony] Wayne." Hamilton at this point had been a private citizen for six weeks, having retired as Secretary of the Treasury on Jan. 31, 1795. The document is signed by William Paterson, a signer of the Constitution, U. Bookseller Inventory # WRCAM 42952

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Herbs in the Garden

Allen Paterson

Published by J M Dent & Sons Ltd

ISBN 10: 0460045202 ISBN 13: 9780460045209

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Item Description: J M Dent & Sons Ltd. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. illustrated edition. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0460045202

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Item Description: ESTC T144617; Gay, Bibl. de l'Afrique et l'Arabe 3122; Howgego, to 1800, P28; NDB 44, pp. 26-28; Mendelsohn II, pp. 143-144 (1st ed., with only 17 plates). Second edition of an account describing the explorations of the Scottish botanist and military officer, William Paterson (1755-1810) in South Africa, one of the first English descriptions of the exploration of the interior of South Africa. Paterson, later to become governor of New South Wales, studied botany at Syon House in London. His journey, divided into four separate tours, was patronised by Lady Strathmore, who had sent him to the Cape of Good Hope to collect plants for her garden and estate. Although the principal feature of the work is a description of the botanical specimens collected by Paterson, there are many interesting notes regarding topography, zoology and ethnography.Text pages slightly browned, a minor water stain in the lower margin of the first 10 leaves, and an occasional spot in the plates. In good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 64RAMC6R9APG

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Devon's age of elegance: Described by the diaries of the Reverend John Swete, Lady Paterson, and Miss Mary Cornish

P.J. Hunt, John Swete, Paterson, Mary Cornish

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A Narrative of Four Journeys Into the Country of the Hottentots, and Caffraria in the Years One Thousand and Seventy-Seven, Eight, and Nine.

Lieut. William Paterson

Published by Printed for J. Johnson, No. 72, St. Paul's Church-Yard, London (1789)

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Item Description: Printed for J. Johnson, No. 72, St. Paul's Church-Yard, London, 1789. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very good. 1st Edition. William Paterson, FRS (1755 –1810) was a Scottish soldier, explorer, administrator, and botanist best known for leading early settlement in Tasmania. This volume is finely bound in a recent brown half leather over marbled paper boards with raised and gilt spine bands, gilt rules, red spine title box, and leather corners. The binding is virtually as-new. The contents are very good with only light intermittent spotting and toning to the engravings as normal. All 17 copper plates as well as the folding map are present and in excellent condition. This is one of the first English descriptions of the interior of South Africa. "Patterson accompanied Colonel Gordon (Commander of the Troops of the Dutch East India Company in South Africa) and Jacob van Reenen in several trips to the interior. In the course of his travels the author penetrated as far as Namaqualand on the west, and the Great Fish River on the south-east. Although the principal feature of the work is a description of the botanical specimens collected and noted by Mr. Paterson, there are many interesting notes respecting the natives with a few remarks on the Dutch Colonists." (Mendelssohn, Vol. II, p.143). Bookseller Inventory # 000046.3

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A Narrative of Four Journeys Into the Country of the Hottentots, and Caffraria in the Years One Thousand and Seventy-Seven, Eight, and Nine.

PATERSON, William

Published by Printed for J. Johnson, No. 72, St. Paul's Church-Yard, London (1789)

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Item Description: Printed for J. Johnson, No. 72, St. Paul's Church-Yard, London, 1789. First Edition. A near fine tall uncut copy (305 x 235mm) in contemporary 1/2 brown polished calf, red leather title label to spine. The plate of Amaryllis has been creased and slightly torn in the lower left blank corner, else a remarkable fresh clean tight example, withthe map in choice state. Bookseller Inventory # 75125

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A narrative of four journeys into the country of the Hottentots, and Caffraria . Illustrated with a map and seventeen copper-plates.

PATERSON, WILLIAM, Lieut.

Published by J. Johnson, London (1789)

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Item Description: J. Johnson, London, 1789. First edition, large 4to, pp. vi, ix-xii, 171, [1], iii (index), [1] errata (lacking pp. vii-viii, as always -- see Mendelssohn, 2nd ed.); large engraved folding map showing the extent of Paterson's travels, 17 engraved copper-plates; original blue paper-covered boards neatly rebacked in cream paper with new printed paper label on spine; bookplate removed with a resulting stain on the front free endpaper, else a very nice copy. The book was also available with color plates. One of the first English descriptions of the interior of South Africa. Paterson, later the governor of New South Wales, studied botany in London. His journey was patronized by Lady Strathmore, who had sent him to the Cape of Good Hope to collect plants for her estate. Mendelssohn II, p. 143: "Mr. Paterson accompanied Colonel Gordon (Commander of the Troops of the Dutch East India Company in South Africa) and Jacob van Reenen in several trips to the interior . In the course of his travels the author penetrated as far as Namaqualand on the west, and the Great Fish River on the south-east. Although the principal feature of the work is a description of the botanical specimens collected and noted by Mr. Paterson, there are many interesting notes respecting the natives, with a few remarks on the Dutch colonists.". Bookseller Inventory # 29417

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The Light In the Glens: The Rise and Fall of the Puffer Trade

Len Paterson

Published by House of Lochar

ISBN 10: 1899863141 ISBN 13: 9781899863143

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Item Description: House of Lochar. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. First Edition. Bookseller Inventory # SONG1899863141

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The Reader

PATERSON (Mary Viola)

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Item Description: circa, 1945. No Binding. Book Condition: Very Good. PATERSON (Mary Viola): The Reader. ca. 1945. Lithograph in 5 colors. Measures 14-1/8 x 10-1/2 inches. Together with the artist's original Pencil study drawn on verso of a British Council exhibition catalogue for Picasso and Matisse at the Victoria & Albert, 1945. Viola Paterson (1899-1981) artist, print-maker and designer, came from a Scottish family of artists and studied both at the Slade School of Fine Art with Henry Tonks (1919-1923) and The Glasgow School of Art before moving to France to further her studies at L’Académie de la Grand Chaumiére; she worked under Lucien Besnard and André Lhote, staying there until 1941, returning to Britain to work for the Admiralty, and eventually settling in her native Helensburgh in the early 1950s. Bookseller Inventory # ABB_Reader

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Practical Statutes of the Session

Paterson,w.

Published by London (1849)

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Item Description: London, 1849. Cloth. Book Condition: Good. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall. 1849-1934quite scarce attractive handy volumes.missing the volumes for 1881,1882,1889,1932 and 1933. Bookseller Inventory # 000051

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Item Description: Hard cover. Which will be sold by Auction, by Sam. Paterson, at his Great Room, in King-Street, Covent-Garden, London, on Monday, May 8, 1786, and the Thirty-Five following Days xii, 476 pp. 8vo, attractive antique half-calf & speckled boards (first three leaves somewhat foxed), spine gilt, red & green leather lettering pieces on spine. London: 1786. Samuel Paterson (1728-1802), was one of London’s most important auctioneers of the second half of the 18th century; an innovator, he was the earliest auctioneer to sell books singly in lots. He produced catalogues for a series of notable sales, including the libraries of Sylvanus Morgan (1759), Robert Nelson (1760), James Parsons (1769), James West (1773), William Fletewode (1774), E. Rowe Mores (1779), Topham Beauclerk (1781), George Costard (1782), Thomas Crofts (1783), Maffeo Pinelli (1789), and John Strange (1801). He also was one of the first English dealers to purchase large quantities of books on the Continent and bring them back to London for auction under his own name. The present catalogue is the most important example of his importing activities; it describes 8001 items. "His series of catalogues established him as a pioneer in the book auction trade. Each was arranged in a single alphabet by author and not broken down by book format, as was the usual custom. They were classified catalogues, the arrangement being set out at the beginning as an ordo venditionis (‘order of sale’). Normally Paterson would begin with books on the history of language, and proceed through bibliography (an early use of the word, with its modern meaning, in an English context) and the history of libraries, theology, classical authors, modern languages, philosophy, science and medicine, history, geography and travel, and end with local topography. He would follow this with a capita generalia, which gave more detail for each class. The Bibliotheca universalis selecta also contained an index of authors and editors, possibly the first English auction catalogue to contain such a feature."–O.D.N.B. The catalogue contains a fine and large section of bibliography and book catalogues. Very nice copy. ? Pollard & Ehrman, p. 245. Bookseller Inventory # JHABES2404

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Major Problems in American Foreign Policy: From 1914 v. 2: Documents and Essays (College)

Thomas G. Paterson

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King Arthur's Return: Legends of the Round Table and Holy Grail Retraced

Courtney Davis, Helena Paterson

Published by Blandford Pr

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Waltzing Matilda. [Essay] Written by Robert C. Littlewood. A Poem by Andrew Barton 'Banjo' Paterson. Etchings by Kevin Charles 'Pro' Hart

PATERSON, Andrew Barton 'Banjo'

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Item Description: Stoke-on-Trent, The Lytlewode Press, 15 December 2007, 2007. 375 x 285 mm, [ii], 42, [5, three blank] pages with 7 tipped-in hand-coloured etchings (image size 125 x 150 mm on paper measuring 195 x 210 mm) individually signed in pencil by Pro Hart below the image; the original etching plates were produced in 1977. Full black Australian goatskin lettered in gilt on the spine; leading edge uncut; a mint copy in the custom-made felt-lined clamshell box also lettered in gilt on the spine. Number 14 of only 25 copies of this deluxe edition, signed by the publisher, Robert Littlewood, who has also contributed a 20-page essay. The etchings are intaglio impressions on rag paper, 'strikingly hand-coloured according to Pro Hart's direction' (publisher's online blurb). Signed by author. Use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability. Bookseller Inventory # 98409

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Smile for Auntie (Pocket Bears)

Paterson, Diane

ISBN 10: 1851031235 ISBN 13: 9781851031238

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British Itinerary Being a New and Accurate Delineation and Description of the. .Roads of Graet Britain

Paterson, Captain Daniel (1739-1825)

Published by London: Carrington Bowles, 1785 (1785)

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Item Description: London: Carrington Bowles, 1785, 1785. First edition. 2 vols., 8vo (21 x 12.9 cm). Engraved titles, dedication and 358 strip road maps on 179 pages, double-page hand-colored map. Bound in contemporary green morocco, gilt spines, covers with border of several roll-tools, flat spine in six compartments, with cornucopia tooling, marbled endpapers. An unusually beautiful copy. Bookseller Inventory # 23528

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The History of New South Wales, from its First Discovery to the Present Time.by a Literary Gentleman.

PATERSON, George].

Published by Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Mackenzie and Dent, 1811. (1811)

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Item Description: Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Mackenzie and Dent, 1811., 1811. 8vo., (8 2/8 x 5 inches). Engraved frontispiece and two plates, two engraved maps of "Australasia" (folding) and ". of the Three Harbours of Botany Bay, Port Jackson, & Brocken Bay." (trimmed along fore-edge affecting the image). Modern half calf antique. "From smaller and not more respectable beginnings, powerful empires have frequently risen" (Introduction) First edition, and an attractive copy of a rare and important book, being a brief history of the discovery and exploration of Australia, and a detailed account of the settlement of New South Wales. Based on earlier accounts of the colony, and in particular David Collins' "An Account of the English Colony in New South Wales", 1798, which included one of the maps and all of the plates in Paterson's book. The "Appendix" is an account of the trial of Lieutenant-Colonel George Johnson, charged with mutiny for deposing Captain William Bligh then Governor of the colony, in January 1808, and in Paterson's view provides the "fullest, clearest, and best substantiated account of the present state of the colony of New South Wales." Ferguson 522. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Kate Hunter, M.A. Oxon, in the Rare Book Department. Bookseller Inventory # 002461

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Item Description: J. Johnson., London, 1789. First Edition. Quarto, vi, ix-x, 171pp [1] iii, [iv errata-directions, Large folding engraved map,[small fold tear] 'Southern Extremity of Africa' 17 engraved plates.[small faint blind-stamps] of the Hottentots, plants and animal life. [ One of the first English descriptions of the interior of South Africa. "Patterson accompanied Colonel Gordon and Jacob van Reenen in several trips to the interior. In the course of his travels the Author penetrated as far as Namaqualand on the west, and the Great Fish River on the south-east. Although the principal feature of the work is a description of the botanical specimens collected and noted by Mr. Paterson, there are many interesting notes respecting the natives with a few remarks on the Dutch Colonists." (Mendelssohn, Vol. II, p.143] Finely Bound in later full brown polished calf, raised bands. Excellent clean copy, light spotting. First Edition 1789. Bookseller Inventory # 563

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A NARRATIVE OF FOUR JOURNEYS INTO THE COUNTRY OF THE HOTTENTOTS AND CAFFRARIA in the Years 1777, 1778 and 1779. Illustrated with a Map, and Seventeen Copper-plates. First edition.

Paterson, William

Published by Printed for J. Johnson, London (1789)

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Item Description: Printed for J. Johnson, London, 1789. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very good- condition. First Edition. Quarto (4to). vi, ix-xii, 171 pages of text, followed by iii index and [i] errata; complete as issued. Illustrated by a large fold-out map and 17 plates. The date of publication is neatly handwritten at the bottom of the title page; previous owner's stamp twice on the title page and bookplate (circa 1910) on front pastedown endpaper: Henry Von Wackerbarth. Several light pencil notations in the margins. Rebound (circa 1910) but the leather is chipped, rubbed and worn, and would greatly benefit from a rebinding. Quarto, measuring 11 inches (28cm) in height. The pages were trimmed when rebound, and two of the botanical plates are trimmed with minor loss to the image at the top margin. One botanical plate is torn into the image area, with an early repair, with minor visible damage. The entirety of the text and plates are moderately affected by foxing, and the first two leaves are lightly soiled and/or stained. The fold-out map is creased from misfolding, but is intact and attractive. Bookseller Inventory # 012993

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Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice: 8-Volume Set

Simon Paterson-Brown, O. James Garden

Published by Saunders Ltd.

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Paterson's British Itinerary, being a new and accurate Delineation and Description of the direct and principal Cross Roads of Great Britain.

Paterson, Daniel.

Published by London: Printed for and sold by the Proprietor Carington Bowles at his Map and Print Warehouse, 1785. (1785)

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Item Description: London: Printed for and sold by the Proprietor Carington Bowles at his Map and Print Warehouse, 1785., 1785. Octavo. Two volumes bound in one. I: x, [xxix], 189-228pp.; II: 143-167, 31-121, 179pp. I: []2, a4-e4, A4-E4; II: A4-C4, D2, Aa4-Ll4, Mm2. First edition with maps. With engraved title-pages and dedication leaf. Contemporary straight grain red morocco. With handcolored double-page key map and 186 engraved strip maps (two to the page) in volume I, 172 strip maps in volume II. Bookseller Inventory # 2019

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THE MAN FROM SNOWY RIVER AND OTHER VERSES.

A.B. "Banjo" Paterson

Published by Angus and Robertson, Sydney (1896)

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Item Description: Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1896. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fair. Seventh Edition. 7 1/2 X 5". States First Edition, 17th October, 1895, Seventh Edition, June 1896. Brown binding, with the spine rebound with red cloth in some distant past of its life, not gold stamped. Front and back endpapers renewed. Printed on a good quality cream wove paper. Frontis of Paterson is bright and complete with tissue protector leaf. 184 pages. 14 page Angus & Robertson titles list at back. Top edge gilt, other two edges untrimmed. The odd minor finger mark and light fox marks. More detailed info and scan available. Bookseller Inventory # 016169

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OXFORD POETRY BROADSIDES [A Portfolio] [First, Second and Third Series].

Seamus Heaney, Medbh McGuckian, Anne Carson, Wendy Cope, Robert Crawford [and] John Fuller.M.R. Peacocke, Bernard O' Donoghue, Paul Muldoon,Andrew McNeillie, Kathleen Jamie, Fiona Benson.George Szirtes,Robert Pinsky, Don Paterson, David Harsent,Lavinia Greenlaw,Asa Boxer

Published by Oxford Poetry Magazine, Oxford,UK (2006)

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Item Description: Oxford Poetry Magazine, Oxford,UK, 2006. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. 1st Edition. OXFORD POETRY BROADSIDES [A Portfolio] [First Series]. [Broadside Poems by] Seamus Heaney, Medbh McGuckian, Anne Carson, Wendy Cope, Robert Crawford and John Fuller. Portfolio of six broadside poems. Each broadside measures circa 15 by 11 inches, printed on Velin Arches Blanc paper (on rectos only), housed in "publisher's hand-made presentation folder" (a folding paper chemise, with cream-colored ribbon tie). OXFORD POETRY BROADSIDES [A Portfolio][Second Series]. [Broadside Poems by] M.R. Peacocke, Bernard O' Donoghue, Paul Muldoon,Andrew McNeillie,Kathleen Jamie and Fiona Benson. Portfolio of six broadside poems. Each broadside measures circa 15 by 11 inches, printed on Velin Arches Blanc paper (on rectos only), housed in "publisher's hand-made presentation folder" (a folding paper chemise, with cream-colored ribbon tie). OXFORD POETRY BROADSIDES [A Portfolio][Third Series]. [Broadside Poems by] George Szirtes,Robert Pinsky, Don Paterson, David Harsent,Lavinia Greenlaw and Asa Boxer. Portfolio of six broadside poems. Each broadside measures circa 15 by 11 inches, printed on Velin Arches Blanc paper (on rectos only), housed in "publisher's hand-made presentation folder" (a folding paper chemise, with cream-colored ribbon tie). First edition, issue "for public sale," limited to 55 numbered sets (numbered 20-74) [published in a total edition of 75 numbered sets (of which "55 sets are offered for public sale") plus 10 sets numbered i-x], with each broadside signed by the author, this is set 70 of the entire series 1 to 3 incusive. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 002193

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Item Description: 1790. A Paris, Chez Letellier, 1789-1790. Deux ouvrages reliés en un volume in-8 (131 X 200) basane fauve, double filet doré en place des nerfs, pièce de titre maroquin ocre, tranches mouchetées en rouge (reliure de l'époque) ; (1) f. blanc, titre, (1) f. d'avis préliminaire, 213 pages ; (1) f. blanc, VIII pages (dont faux-titre et titre), 266 pages, (1) f. blanc. Cernes de mouillures claires à certains feuillets, plus marqués aux premiers feuillets du volume. Manque de papier à l'angle inférieur des feuillets 153/154 et 169/170 de l'ouvrage de Tench, avec perte d'une lettre ("e" final de "espac[e]") au second feuillet. Quelques rares rousseurs. Minimes restaurations à la reliure. EDITION ORIGINALE de la traduction française, RARE. Le premier ouvrage est la traduction anglaise par Jean-Henri Castéra de la "Relation de quatre voyages dans le pays des Hottentots et dans la Caffrerie, pendant les années 1777, 1778 et 1779" du botaniste et colonel britannique William PATERSON (1755-1810). Elle contient d'intéressantes descriptions de la flore et de la faune, ainsi que les us et coutumes des Boers, Hottentots et Bushmen qui habitent les zones côtières de l'AFRIQUE DU SUD. « Ces Voyages, écrits par de vrais et courageux voyageurs, nous apprennent des faits ignorés, et nous décrivent des pays où personne n'avait encore pénétré. » (Avis préliminaire). Les pages 200 à 213 sont occupées par un intéressant Appendice sur les poisons animaux et végétaux des régions du continent noir que visita l'auteur : serpents principalement, mais également scorpions et plantes meurtrières. Paterson nous conte à cette occasion, au sujet des méfaits des serpents dans l'Hindoustan, quelques anecdotes dignes du "Kim" de Kipling. Le second ouvrage comprend, en plus de la relation du voyage de Watkin TENCH (1758-1833) à Botany Bay, un aperçu de la découverte de l'Australie et un extrait du voyage de La Pérouse dans cette région. C'est un des PREMIERS RECITS imprimés sur la COLONISATION DE L'AUSTRALIE. Watkin TENCH embarqua en 1787 à bord du navire la "Charlotte" qui transportait des prisonniers pour Botany Bay. Arrivé à destination le 20 janvier 1788, il passa une grande partie de son temps libre à explorer la région. Son récit fut publié pour la première fois en anglais en 1789. (CHADENAT, 4408, pour l'ouvrage de Tench - GAY, 3111, pour l'ouvrage de Paterson - PLESCH, 357-358, pour l'édition anglaise de 1789 de l'ouvrage de Paterson). PLAISANT EXEMPLAIRE, en pleine reliure d'époque. PLEASANT COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. Bookseller Inventory # 003279

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Paterson's British Itinerary. - Being a new and accurate delineation and description of the Direct, and Principal Cross Roads of Great Britain, in two volumes.

PATERSON Daniel

Published by London: Printed for the Proprietors, Bowles & Carver, 1803 (1803)

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Item Description: London: Printed for the Proprietors, Bowles & Carver, 1803, 1803. Revised 2nd ed. 2 vols. bound in one. xxxv + 633pp. 340 + 45 strip maps and double page general map. A very fine copy bound in contemporary full calf. With the bookplate of James Beveridge Duncan of Damside. Bookseller Inventory # MISBO0171

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Bridge To Terabithia.

Paterson, Katherine.

Published by Thomas Crowell, New York (1977)

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Item Description: Thomas Crowell, New York, 1977. First edition of the author's first Newberry-Award winning novel. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author, "For Bob and Peg White with affection- Katherine Paterson 4/22/78." Bottom slightly rubbed, near fine in a very good dust jacket that shows some light wear to the crown and foot of the spine. Frequent attempts to censor the children's novel have been made, and Bridge to Terabithia has appeared numbered eight on the American Library Association list of the 100 Most Frequently Challenged Books of 1990-2000. The Nation Council of English Teacher's curriculum revealed that some of the censorship attempts have been from the inclusion of death in the plot of a children's novel ("Why Bridge to Terabithia Should Not Be Banned," 2007). Other reasons are, for example, what has been taken by the ALA to be blasphemy by the character Jess and said promotions of secular humanism and New Age religion. Bookseller Inventory # 2093

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