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1 The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year 1790. [Volume XXXII]
London J. Dodsley 1793 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Iv, 356 and 179, [14] pages, half leather, marbled boards, backstrip split, boards detached along inner edges, ex-library with usual library markings, text very good. 1st edition. Volume 32 only. Chapter I: Retrospective view of the affairs of France towards the close of the year 1789: Sudden and frequent revolutions in the government and constitution of that metropolis; Body of electors appointed for the present, to supply the place of the former regal and municipal authorities . . . Chapter II: King and queen send their gold and silver plate to the mint; patriotic donations incapable of relieving the necessities of the state; extraordinary tax decreed . . . Chapter III: Effects of the transactions in France upon the minds of the people of Great-Britain, General disposition in their favour at the commencement of the revolution. . . Chapter IV: The dissenters encouraged, by the small majority by which the motion for the repeal of the test and corporation act was rejected the last session, to renew their application . . . Chapter V: Motion by Mr. Montagu for increasing the salary of the speaker of the house of commons . . Chapter VI: Proceedings of the national assembly after the new law had established some and security in Paris . . . Chapter VII: Ineffectual attempts made by the French privileged orders, for procuring redress or succour from the neighbouring continental powers. Chronicle including Births for the year 1790, marriages, promotions, deaths, Sheriffs appointed by his Majesty in council for 1790. Appendix to the Chronicle includes Account of the miraculous escape of Captain Bligh, of the Bounty sloop; Account of the disaster which befell his Majesty's ship Guardian, Lieut. Riou commander. State Papers include Message from his Majesty to both houses of parliament, relative to the capture of certain vessels by the Spaniards, in Nootka Sound. "Characters" includes Account of the late Mr. Ledyard - from 'Proceedings of the Society for promoting the Discovery of the interior Parts of Africa; ' Curious letter from the Teshoo Lama to governor Hastings - From Transactions of the Royal Edinburgh Society. Natural History includes Account of the Nardus Indica, or Spikenard, by Gilbert Blane, M. D. ; Account of some extraordinary effects of lightning, by William Withering, M. D. Useful projects include Report of the committee on Dr. Hunter and Mr. Hornby's process for producing an ardent spirit from carrots. Antiquities include Observations on the late continuance of the use of torture in Great Britain, by George Chalmers. Poetry includes Ode on no Ode, by Peter Pindar. Account of Books for 1790 includes: The Antiquities of Athens, measured and delineated by James Stuart; Travels to discover the Source of the Nile, in five volumes, by James Bruce. 
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2 The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year 1791. [Volume XXXIII]
London J. Dodsley 1795 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Viii, 216 & 238 & 199, [8] pages, newly rebound in cloth, ex-library with usual library markings, text very good. 1st edition. Volume 33 only. From the preface "Such was the importance of the subjects to be treated in the History of 1791, that we could not in conscience run them over lightly, nor confuse them by an affected brevity. The parliament of this year was incessantly occupied by business of the utmost consequence, not only to the individual interests of Great Britain, but to the general balance of power, as well in Europe as the East Indies, both which demanded not a little introductory explanation. We have also taken more than common pains to draw, from a minute comparison of different authorities, a more faithful representation, than any before given, of the dispute between Mr. Fox and Mr Burke, because it has been productive of a powerful influence on our domestic affairs, and because we consider it less as a breach between two friends, than as a political schism, involving public principles of the first magnitude. But above all, that great constitutional question, the abatement or non-abatement of Impreachments on dissolution of parliament, seemed to require the minutest investigation. . . But we had also a heavy arrear in the affairs of the Netherlands, and the North and North-East of Europe. We omitted the whole of this subject in our last Volume, partly from necessity and partly from choice; for we view the progressive pacification of all the belligerent powers, during the campaigns of 1790 and 1791, as one connected train of events; to which, notwithstanding many subsequent battles of extraordinary carnage, the first opening was made by the death of the emperor Joseph, in the beginning of the former year. " The Appendix to the Chronicle includes: Successes of the British Arms in the East Indies; Account of the capture of Cannanore and Turuckabad, with several forts on the Malabar coast; Account of the capture of Bangalore; Extracts of letters, accounts relative to the settlements in New South Wales. State Papers includes Proclamation for the discovery of the publishers of a certain seditious paper, circulated on the 11th of July in the town of Birmingham. Useful Projects include Process of converting smoke arising from steam engines, &c into tar. Antiquities include Singular letter from Henry VIII to a Mrs. Coward, of Southampton. Miscellaneous essays includes Account of the erection of the Edystone lighthouses. Poetry includes Monody on Dick, an academical cat. Account of Books for 1791 includes: The Statistical Account of Scotland, by Sir John Sinclair. 
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3 The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year 1792. Part I; History of Europe. [Volume XXXIV]
London F. and C. Rivington 1798 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Part I: [2], x, 521, [3] pages. Part II: [4], 367 & [1], 226, [30] pages . Both volumes newly rebound in cloth, ex-library with usual library markings, text very good. 1st edition. From the preface of Pt I: "The portion of history now presented to the Public, occupies considerably more than double the space allotted to that head in our former volumes. It comprises the transactions of much more than a single year; and the period to which it relates, is the most critical and interesting in the present century, perhaps in the whole succession of centuries from the reign of Charlemagne. " Abstract of the contents to the History of Europe: "History and politics of the North - Polish affairs from 1789 to the declaration of war by France against Austria, and of Russia against Poland" (chapters 1-4). Account of the French revolution resumed, from the retreat of M. Necker in 1790, and continued to the declaration of war by France against the King of Hungary and Bohemia (Chapters 5-9). War in India to its termination by a definitive treaty of peace (Chapter 10). Riots at Birmingham on commemoration of the French revolution - Parliamentary proceedings - Domestic history, &c (Chapters 11-14). Northern Politics resumed - Poland: Confedation at Targowitz - Assassination of the king of Sweden - Movements of the French armies - Coronation of the emperor - Manifesto of the combined sovereigns - Declaration of the French princes; &c &c. (Chapter 15). Civil history of France resumed - Arts of the Jacobins - Narbonne: Brissot: Condorcet: Bertrand: Dumourier: Lacoste: Durnanthon: Claviere: Roland: Petion: Louvet: Roberspierre: Danton: Fayette: Feuillans, &c - Civic feast by the Jacobins - Attack on the Thuilleries - Life of the king attempted: the queen's threatened - Federates - Behavior and situation of the king - Massacre at the Thulleries - King committed to custody; &c &c (Chapter 16-17). Part II includes Particulars of what happened on board the American Snow Elinora, while at the Sandwich islands. Relation of the assassination of M. Theobald Dillan, mareschal de camp, at Lisle, on the 29th of April, 1792. Letter from M. La Fayette to the national Assembly. Account of the massacres in France. Account of the robbery of the French jewel-office in September 1792.Leading articles in the treaty between their majesties of Great Britain and Prussia, preceding the marriage of the duke of York. The definitive Treaty with Tippoo Sultaun. Decree of war against the king of Hungary and Bohemia. Proclamation of the government of Brussels, in answer to the declaration of war on the part of France. Address of the French princes to their troops, before they entered France. Observations on the bannermen of Edinburgh, by William Charles Little. Account of the behaviour of some Esquimaux Indians when in England. 
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4 The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year 1793. [Volume XXXV]
London B. Mcmillan ca 1794 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Vi, 287 & [1], 432, [8] pages, newly rebound, ex-library with usual library markings, text very good. Volume 35. From the preface: "Another volume of the Annual Register is now offered to the attention and as we trust the approbation of the Public. It contains the history of a most important, interesting, and eventful period. It involves all the extraordinary events, which, through this year, have agitated Europe; and the progressive state of the French Revolution, which is the parent of them. " The History Of Europe section begins with "Conduct of France. Opening of the Scheldt . . . " and ends with "Lord Moira's Expedition to the Coast of France. " Appendix to the Chronicle includes Abstract of the New Constitution of France. Epistle from the Yearly Meeting of Friends in Great Britain, Ireland, and elsewhere. Official Note of the Executive Power of France in answer to that of the British Minister. Protest by Lord Stanhope against a War with France. Declaration of War, by the French National Convention, against England and Holland. Letter of General Dumouriez, Commander in Chief of the North Army, to the National Convention. Preliminary Declaration by Admiral Lord Hood to the Inhabitants of Toulon. Proclamation issued by Lt. Colonel Whitelocke, Commander of the Expedition from Jamaica to St. Domingo. Proclamation by the President of the United States of America. Address of the President of the United States of America to the House of Representatives, Dec. 3, 1793; Message from the Presidents of the United States to both Houses of Congress. Declaration of the Diet, King , and Republic of Poland protesting against the forcible Partition of Poland. Character of Dr. Franklin. Account of the wretched condition of the Sub-tenants in the Hebrides. Observations on the Treatment of Gun-shot Wounds. A Dissertation upon the Ancient carved Stone Monuments in Scotland, &c. Account of Books for 1793 includes The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies. 
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5 The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year 1794. [Volume XXXVI]
London G. Auld 1799 First Edition Hardcover Good 
[20], 284 & 451, [1] pages. From the preface: The narrative which, by means of private communications, as well as various, and some of these very recent publications, we have enabled to give of the war in La Vendee, during 1793 and 1794, will, we doubt not, greatly interest every class of our readers. The History of Europe Chapter 1 begins with Ideas entertained of the power and Situation of France by the Coalesced Powers at the Commencement of the War. Chapter 2 begins with Arrival of Lord Moira at Ostend. Evacuation of this Town and March of Lord Moira to the Assistance of the Duke of York. Chapter 3: General Jourdain defeats, near Liege, the Austrians, commanded by General Latour. Use made of an Air Balloon upon this Occasion. Chapter 4: Military operations of the French in Spain. Difference between the present and former State of Spain. Chapter 5: with Causes of the rapid Changes of Men and Measures, and of the Vicissitudes in Government during the Progress of the French Revolution. Discontents excited by the Barbarities exercised by various Parties. Chapter 6: Second Insurrection in La Vendee. Junction of Charette, Stoftet, and La Roche Jaquelin. Chapter 7: Confederacy formed in the Convention against Robespierre. Chapter 8: Motives of Submission to Robespierre. Chapter 9: Robespierre’s Party rises in his Support. He is outlawed by the Convention. Chapter 10: Difficult and alarming Situation of the Confederates at the Close of 1793. Chapter 11: Military Preparation and Strength of France and Great Britain in the Course of 1793. A Body of Hessian Troops arrives in the Isle of Wight ~ Petitions against the Abolition of the Slave Trade. Chapter 12: General Anxiety concerning the Issue of the War in both France and England. Chapter 13: Treaties concluded between the British Minister and the Several Members of the Coalition. ~ Moderate and wise Councils of the Americans. Chapter 14: Motions in both Houses of Parliament for revising the Trials of Messrs. Muir and Palmer. Arrestations and Trials for Sedition and Freedom. Chapter 15: Motion for an Account of the Money advanced to the King of Prussia, and the Troops employed by him in the Service of the Coalition. Prorogation of Parliament. Naval, Colonial, and Commercial Affairs. Also includes: Protest of the Earl of Stanhope against the first reading of the Bill for suspending the Habeas Corpus Act. Protest against the Vote of Thanks to Lord Hood. Manifesto and Supplement published at Martinique, Jan. 1. Proclamation of General Whyte at St. Domingo. Instructions to Commanders of Ships of War and Privateers, August 18. Proclamation of the French General Massena to the People of piedmont. Message from General Washington to Congress, with a Report annexed. Memorial from Mr. Jay, the American Minister Plenipotentiary at the British Court, to Lord Grenville. A Talk from the White Lieutenant of Oaksuskee, the Mad Dog of Tuckabatchie, and Alexander Cornell, authorized by the Creek Nation to send the same to William Panton, Merchant in Pensacola. Copy of a scarce printed Paper, being the Resolutions of the Loyal Gentry of Lincolnshire, 1642. Conference between Bishop Gardiner and Sir James Hales, 1553. Copied verbatim from a scarce specimen of early Printing. Account of Books for 1794 includes The History of the Origin, Progress, and Termination of the American War, by Charles Stedman. ; 432 pages 
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6 The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year 1795. [Volume XXXVII]
London T. Burton 1800 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Iv, 304 & 186, [14] pages, newly rebound, ex-library with usual library markings, text very good. 1st edition. Volume 37 only. Chapter 1 begins with Effects of the new Constitution established in Poland ~ Various actions between the Russian and Polish Troops. Chapter 2: Continuation of the Partitioning System of Policy ~ General Insurrection of the Poles ~ Siege of Warsaw. Brave and resolute Defence by the Poles. ~ Defeat and Capture of Koscuisko. All Hopes of Poland at an end. Chapter 3: Action and Re-action of Measures and Events. Chapter 4: A Pacification between the Convention and the Insurgents in La Vendee. ~ A British Squadron reduces and fortifies L'Isle Dieu. Chapter 5: Examination of certain Members of the late Committee of Safety. ~ Insurgents at Toulon. Defeated, by the Troops of the Line, with great Slaughter. Chapter 6: Regulations respecting the Election of Deputies to the New National Assembly. Chapter 7: Meeting of the New Legislature. Chapter 8: Incorporation of the Austrian Netherlands with the French Republic. ~ Naval exertions of France confined to Depredations on the British Trade. Revolt under the Auspices and Conduct of Victor Hughes, of the French West-India Islands, that had been reduced by the English ~ The Influence of the New Principles of the French extends across the Atlantic - and excites dangerous Commotions in America. The Authority of Government maintained in the United States of America, by the Moderation, Prudence, and Vigour, of General Washington. Insurrection of Emigrants from Ireland, and the Highlands of Scotland, in the Western Parts of Pennsylvania. Quelled by the Approach of a great and irresistible Force under General Washington. A Dispute between the American States and the Indians, on the Frontiers, supported by a Body of Canadians and British Colonists. Settled by the spirited and judicious conduct of General Wayne. Chapter 9: Success of the Arms of France in every Part of Europe. Chapter 10: State of the Coalition. Chapter 11: The Sentiments of the French toward the English. Chapter 12: Motion in the House of Commons by Mr. Wilberforce for a final Abolition of the Slave Trade. ~ Motion for introducing into the Militia the Use of Artillery. Chapter 13: Affairs of Ireland. Also includes London Gazette, April 6, 1795. London Gazette, June27. London Gazette Extraordinary, Nov. 23. The French Constitution adopted August 22, 1795. Accurate Lift of the Dutch Navy. Articles of Agreement for raising French Corps for the Service of Great Britain, March 9. Additional Instructions to the Commanders of Ships of War and Privateers having Letters of Marque against France. Treaty of Peace between the Chief of the Chouans and the French Convention. Curious Letter, wrote by John Lesly to Sir Thomas Riddle, of Gateshead, during the Siege of Newcastle by the Scots, in the reign of Charles I. 
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7 The annual register, or a view of the history, politics, and literature for the year 1796. [Volume XXXVIII]
London T. Burton 1800 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Vi, [10], 208 and 535 pages. Chapter 1 begins with Situation of the French Nation and Government, and Views of the Directorate. Chapter 2: A Proclamation offering a large pecuniary Reward for the Discovery of any Persons guilty of the recent Outrages against the Person of the King. Chapter 3: In the House of Commons, Regulations respecting the Sale of Flour, and the Making of Bread. Chapter 4: Free Negroes in the Island of Jamaica. Chapter 5: First Cares and Employment of the French Directory. ~ Plan of Directory for Military Operations. Manifesto of Charette. Revival of the War in La Vendee. Chapter 6: Address of the Directory to the French Armies. ~ Buonaparte puts his Army in Motion. Chapter 7: Exultation of the French at the Successes of their Armies. ~ Insurrection in Lugo. Quelled, and the City reduced by the French. The Blockade of Mantua converted into a close Siege. Chapter 8: Italian Mobs excited against the French. Chapter 9: Campaign in Germany. ~ Depredations of the French in Germany. Operations of the French Armies under Moreau and Jourdan. Chapter 10: State of Parties in France. Chapter 11: Effects expected in France from a growing Spirit of Moderation. ~ Loftiness of the Directory. Humbled by the Wise Economy and Firmness of the United States of America. Jealousies and Disputes between the French and Americans. And an open Rupture. Chapter 12: The Haughtiness of the Directory towards different Nations. Chapter 13: In France, a General wish for Peace. But the Popularity of the War with England still continued. ~ The Death of Catharine II. And the Resignation of General Washington. Also includes Articles of Capitulation of the Island of St. Lucia. Articles by which the British Troops took Possession of Porto Ferrajo. Message of the President of the United States to Congress. Address of General Washington on his retiring from the Presidency of the United States of America, Sept. 17 
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8 The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year 1797. [Volume XXXIX]
London T. Burton 1800 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Vi, 504, [9] pages, newly rebound, ex-library with usual library markings, text very good. Volume 39 only. 1st edition. Chapter 1 begins with Comparative View of the Confederacy and the French Republic, at the Close of 1796. Spain, drawn into an Alliance with France, declares War against England. Chapter 2: Means for preventing the future Power of the Roman Pontiffs. Chapter 3: Preliminary Articles of Peace between the French and Austrians. Successes of French Armies on the Rhine. ~ Treaty of Campo-Formio. Chapter 4: Principle or Spirit of the Treaty of Campo-Formio. Stricture thereon. Chapter 5: Political Parties in France. Decree against Clubs. Chapter 6: Arrestation of national Representatives. Message from the Directory to the two Councils, on this Subject. ~ The Spanish Island of Trinidad taken by the English. Chapter 7: Ineffectual Expedition of the English against the Spanish Island of Porto-Rico. Transactions in the West Indies. Chapter 8: Meeting of Parliament. Chapter 9: Public Expenditure and Income. Chapter 10: Clouded Aspect of British Affairs in the End of 1796, and earlier Part of 1797. Chapter 11: Nature of Money. History of Bank of England. Stoppage of Bank Payments in Specie. Chapter 12: Causes of Discontents in the British Navy and Army. ~ Petitions of the Mutineers to the Admiralty and the House of Commons. ~ A Mutiny, more alarming still than that in the Channel Fleet, breaks out at the Nore. Chapter 13: State of Ireland, in its relations, external and internal. Chapter 14: Petitions for the Dissmission of Ministers. Also includes: Report from the Committee of Secrecy to examine outstanding Demands on the Bank of England. Summary of the Report of the Secret Committee of the Irish House of Commons, appointed to consider of the Papers seized at Belfast. Copy of the whole Proceedings relative to the Negotiation between Lord Malmesbury and the Ministers of the French Republic, at Lisle.. Message from Gen. Washington to the House of Representatives, Jan. 19. Manifesto of Gen. Buonaparte against Venice, May 13.; 504 pages 
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9 The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year 1798. [Volume XXXX]
London T. Burton 1800 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Vi, 250 and 406, [12] pages, newly rebound, ex-library with usual library markings, text very good. Volume 40 only. 1st edition. Chapter I begins with Reflections on the Treaty of Campo-Formio. Notwithstanding the Suspension of Hostilities between France and Austria. The Maritime Power of Great Britain confirmed and increased. Chapter 2: Predominancy of the Republican Party in France. ~ Perfidious Practices of Le Brune. ~ Decisive Battle between the Swiss and French. Surrender of Berne. Chapter 3: Consequences of the Fall of the Canton of Berne. High Spirit of the democratical Cantons. Chapter 4: Artifices of the Directory for rendering the English odious to the French, and whole World. Chapter 5: Departure of the Pope from Rome to Sienna. Extortions and Depredations committed by the principal French Officers excite Insurrections among the Romans. Chapter 6: The French System introduced into the United Provinces. State of Parties there. Chapter 7: Vast Conquests and formidable Position of France in the Middle of 1793. Chapter 8: Excessive Tyranny of the French in Switzerland. Chapter 9: Passive and mortifying Situation of the King of Sardinia. Chapter 10: Vast and unbounded Ambition of the French Republic. A formidable Armament sails from Toulon. Chapter 11: Ireland. State of Catholic and Protestant Parties. Chapter 12: Meeting of Parliament. His Majesty's Speech. Chapter 13: Measures of Finance. Restriction on the Bank, from Payments in Cash, continued. Chapter 14: Division of Parliamentary Proceedings into three Classes. Chapter 15: The Influence of European Politics and Wars on the United States of North America. Violent Decrees of the French Republic respecting the Americans. Also includes Copies of Dispatches from the American Envoys in France, to the President of the United States. 
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10 The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year 1799. [Volume 41]
London T. Burton 1800 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Iv, 316 & 508, [19] pages, newly rebound, ex-library with usual library markings, text very good. Volume 41 only. 1st edition. From the preface: The campaigns, or rather combined campaign of 1799, in Germany, Italy, and Switzerland, for extent and variety of action, is distinguished even among those of the present war, and unprecedented in the annals of the world. Includes Message from the President of the United States of America to the Senate. Also includes Convention between his Britannic Majesty, and the Emperor of all the Russias, June 22. Decree of the Prince of Brazil, declaring himself Regent of Portugal. Note of the Consulate respecting the English Prisoners of War in France. The Ministry of the Sublime Porte to the French Army in Egypt. Declaration of War by the Emperor of Russia against Spain. Secret Articles of the Treaty of Campo Fornio. 
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11 The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year 1800. [Volume 42]
London T. Burton 1800 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Iv, 236 & 502, [10] pages, newly rebound, ex-library with usual library markings, text very good. Volume 42 only. 1st edition. Chapter 1 begins with Return of Buonaparte from Egypt to France. His Letter to the Army of Egypt. The Companions of his Voyage. Chapter 2 begins with The Village of St. Cloud filled with Troops, and Spectators from Paris. Chapter 3: Effects of what passed in the Council of Five Hundred on the Deliberations and Measures of the Council of Elders. Chapter 4: First Measures of the consular Government. Chapter 5: The Return of Buonaparte from Egypt, the leading Event in the History of 1800. Chapter 6: Meeting of Parliament. Chapter 7: Message from his Majesty, respecting the Employment of German Troops instead of Russians. Chapter 8: Union with Ireland. Chapter 9: The Cessation of Arms in the discontented Provinces of France not Universal. Correspondence between Loyalist Chiefs and the English Fleet. Chapter 10: Both the allied Powers of Austria and Great Britain determined to prosecute the War against France. Chapter 11: Siege of Genoa. Arrival of Maffena there. Chapter 12: Army of Reserve. Plan of Buonaparte for retrieving the French Affairs in Italy. Chapter 13: Combined Campaign of Italy and Germany. Chapter 14: Return from the Affairs of the Continent to those of great Britain. Also includes Articles of the Capitulation of the Isles of Malta and Goza to the English. Convention for the Evacuation of Egypt. General Kleber, Commander-in-Chief, to the Army. Order of the Emperor of Russia for laying an Embargo on all English Vessels. Note from the Governor of Cadiz to the English Admiral. Convention between the French Republic and the United States of America. Treaty of Commerce between the King of Prussia and the United States of America. General Washington's Will. Account of Books for 1800 includes An Account of an Embassy to the Kingdom of Ava, sent by the Governor-General of India, in the year 1795. The History of the Helvetic Confederacy. 
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12 The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year 1801. [Volume 43]
London T. Burton 1802 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Iv, 288 and 557, [17] pages, marbled boards, leather back-strip, backs-strip frayed, boards detached along inner hinge, ex-library with usual library markings, text very good. Volume 43 only. 1st edition. From the preface: "The year 1801 is fraught with a greater number of important events than any other that has elapsed since the commencement of the Annual Register. From the Molucca Islands to the North Sea and the Atlantic Ocean there was no country or coast that was not a scene of either military preparation or action, or political negotiation. - Across the Atlantic, the agitations in St. Domingo and Gaudaloupe perplexed France, and alarmed Britain. " Also includes The like of all Pensions charged upon his Majesty's Civil Establishment for Scotland, General View of the financial Affairs of India, List of Ships taken from the Enemy during the War, Convention for the Evacuation of Egypt by the French Troops under General Belliard, King of Denmark's Ordinance for laying an Embargo on English Ships, Constitution of the Batavian People, Articles of the new Helvetic Constitution, etc. 
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13 The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year 1802. [Volume XLIV or Vol. II, New Series]
London Printed for W. Otridge and Son 1810 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Iv, 376 and 433, [1] and 227, [23] pages, marbled boards, leather back-strip, back-strip badly frayed, board detached along hinge, ex-library with usual library markings, text very good. Volume 44 only. From the preface: "The present volume of the Annual Register comprises a period when Europe was at peace, or rather when military operations were intermitted; for that can hardly be called a state of peace, in which an active and usurping power is busily employed, in undisguised efforts to extend dominion, and, under the semblance of influence, to acquire despotic control over all other countries. The transactions of this period proved the wisdom of those, who, at the beginning of the French revolution, predicted, that it must terminate in a rigid military despotism; and that a people to enslaved, would be very capable of carrying slavery into all parts of the world. Our narrative of passing events has been constructed with a particular view to the exposition of this most important truth, and therefore, the circumstances attending the assumption of the sovereignty of Italy by Bonaparte; his acquisition of extended power in France; the perfidious manner in which the indemnities in Germany were arranged; and the undisguised attempt to re-establish slavery in St. Domingo, have been related with minute exactness. In our Domestic History, the most prominent point is, the Debates on the Peace of Amiens. In detailing these we have been unusually copious, considering the sentiments of every statesmen on this great topic, an interesting and valuable record, and one which, not only those who personally participate in the reputation of the speakers, but all posterity will regard with the sentiments due to discussions on a subject so momentous, and, under all circumstances, so new. " Also includes state papers and articles including Trial and execution of several seamen for mutiny at Bantry Bay, Treaty of peace between the French republic and the regency of Tunis, Letter from Toussaint, to his general Damage, Note of Count Haugwitz to Count Stadion, Account of the Back Settlers in America, Description of a boat of peculiar construction, called the Life Boat. 
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14 The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year 1803. [Volume XLV]
London J. Seeley 1805 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Vi, 956, [14] pages, newly rebound, ex-library with usual library markings, text very good. Volume 45 only. 1st edition. From the preface: "In offering to the public the present volume of a work of such long established reputation as the Annual Register - and the former volumes of which have already assumed a place of no inconsiderable rank among the historical documents of our country - we cannot but feel an anxiety proportioned to the subjects of which we have had to treat. Already, in the close of our preceding volume, we had anticipated the renewal of the war, that great event which forms the leading feature of the period, whose transactions are here related; and which will, in its influence, too probably pervade all the political relations of the country during a long course of succeeding years. At a time, when the public press appeared almost exclusively devoted, to the object of prolonging the delusive expectation of permanent tranquility, we ventured to offer it as our opinion, that a Peace negotiated in a tone of submission, and concluded on terms of manifest inferiority, with an ambitious and overbearing neighbour, was not likely to be of long continuance. " Includes Discouraging Prospects at the Commencement of the Year, Account of the Conspiracy, King's Message, respecting the Affairs of the Prince of Wales, India Budget, Debate in the House of Lords on the Earl of Carlisle's Motion for Naval Enquiry, Proceedings in Parliament after the Easter Recess, Secretary at War brings forward the Army Estimates for the Year, Proceedings of Parliament on the Property Tax Bill, King's Message on the Irish Insurrection, Negotiation of the Minister with Mr. Pitt, Recapitulation of the relative Circumstances of England and France, previously to, and immediately after, the Treaty of Amiens, Report of Sebastiani, Declaration of War, Affairs of Ireland, Affairs of the West-Indies, Transactions of the French in St. Domingo, Affairs of the United States of America, Letter from Captain Bligh to Admiral Duckworth, Trial of Colonel Marcus Despard, Dispatch from Lord Whitworth to Lord Hawkesbury, Characters, Habits, and Manners of the Maroons, Particulars relative to the Construction of, and Benefits received from, sundry Life Boats, built by Mr. Henry Greathand, or under his Direction, in and since the Year 1789, Lines on James IV of Scotland, who fell at the Battle of Flodden, by T. Campbell, Esq. Account of Books for the Year 1803 reviews three books including History of the British Expedition to Egypt, by Sir Robert Wilson, and Journal of the late Campaign in Egypt, by Capt. Thomas Walsh, Aide de Camp to Major General Sir Eyre Coote. ; 956 pages 
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15 The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year 1804. [Volume XLVI]
London J. Wright 1806 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Vi, 992, [15] pages, newly rebound in cloth, ex-library with usual library markings, text very good. Volume 46 only. 1st edition. Includes Debate in the House of Commons on the Suspension of the Habeas Corpus and Martial Law Acts, Army Estimates, Indisposition of His Majesty, Debate on Sir John Wrottesley's Motion for an Investigation of the Causes of the Irish Insurrection, Irish Militia volunteer their Services, Resignation of Mr. Addington, Aylesbury Election Bill, Reduced State of the Army and Navy, Capture of Goree by the French, Loss of the Apollo and her Convoy on the Coast of Portugal, Catamaran Project, Capture of the Spanish Treasure Ships, Affairs of France, Arrest of the Duke D'Enghien, Fresh Violation of the Germanic Empire, by Bonaparte, Affairs of St. Domingo, Murder of the remaining white Inhabitants, Affairs of India, War subsisting in the Mahratta Empire between Scindia and Holkar, Preparations for War commenced by the British Government, March of General Wellesley to Ahmednughur, Description of the Fortress of Gawrlghur. Articles and papers include Account of the Capture of the Atalante Dutch National Brig, Account of the Success of the British Arms at Surinam, Commodore Dance's Account of his defeating the French Squadron in the Indian Seas, Official Report of the Trial of the Duke D'Enghuien, at Vincennes, Lord Camden's Letter upon the Subject of Amerian Intercourse, Proclamation by Dessalines, Account of the Torpedo, Account of the Method used in recovering the Dutch Frigate Ambuscade, sunk near the Great Nore, Narrative of certain Transactions during the Civil War in which Colonel Lunsford was concerned. Account of Books covers three books including Travels in China, by John Barrow. ; 992 pages 
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16 The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year 1805 [Volume XLVII]
London J. Wright 1807 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Iv, 1073, [18] pages, marbled boards, leather back-strip, back-strip frayed, hinges loose, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. 1st edition. Volume 47 only. From the preface: The year, of which we are the historians has been marked by the most important events, the results of which must bear very materially upon the condition and views of a great portion of mankind. To the fresh aggressions of France, which raised a new coalition against her; to the different negociations (sic) which preceded the war on the continent; and to the details of the disastrous campaign, which terminated in the plains of Moravia, a more than ordinary care has been applied, and we trust the detail will well repay the curiosity of the reader. If to record the successes of the French upon the continent have proved a task equally irksome and disagreeable, it has been far otherwise when the exploits of the British navy, within the present year, have passed us in review. By them, the proud threatenings of our bitterest and most powerful enemy have been proved as vain as impotent; and we exulted in retracing the steps which led to the most splendid victory, ever obtained upon the ocean. The investigation of Indian affairs, the importance of which his every hour becoming more obvious, has employed our best exertions, and will, we are convinced, be found well worthy of perusal. Articles and State Papers include Dispatches from Lord Lake, containing an Account of the Siege of Bhurtpore; and from General Smith, communicating his Success over Ameer Khan, in Indostan, Interesting Account of Lieut. Yeo's gallant Action at Muros Bay, Further Particulars of the Battle of Trafalgar, Letter from Napoleon to the Landamman of Switzerland, Capitulation of Ulm to the Army of his Majesty the Emperor of France, American President's Speech - Washington, March 4th, An Account of the Life and Writings of Father Boscovich, Account of the double Boats built by the Direction of Sir Sydney Smith, Account of Submarine Mines in Cornwall, Account of Sir Philip Monckton, Some Transactions of the Civil Wars. Account of Books covers three books including Letters from Paraguay &c by John Constance Davie and Narrative of a Voyage to Brasil &c, by Thomas Lindley. ; 1073 pages 
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17 The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year 1812 [Volume LIV]
London Printed for W. Otridge and Son 1813 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Xiv, 293, [1] and 568 pages, marbled boards, leather back-strip, boards detached along inner edge, back-strip frayed, ex-library with usual library markings, text very good. 1st edition. Volume 54 only. From the preface: "In the long and disastrous annals of the war which has now become almost habitual to Europe, the present year will be peculiarly memorable on account of the variety and importance of its events ~ of these, the most prominent was undoubtedly the invasion of one great empire by the collected force of the still greater empire, which in its spread had left itself no other adequate antagonist. The conflagration of a capital, the horrid carnage consequent upon well-fought battles between countless hosts, the still more lavish and lamentable waste of lives occasioned by the rigours of winter combining with the distresses of retreat, and the inglorious flight of a leader who scarcely ever before returned without fame and conquest from his daring expeditions ! The peninsular war has likewise been carried on with unusual vigour; and the storming of two strong fortresses, with an action in the field of greater magnitude than had before occurred between the chief contending parties, followed by the liberation of the southern provinces of Spain from its invaders, offer splendid materials to the military historian of this period. ~ Another event which has added to the confusion and calamity of the times is the unfortunate commencement of a war between Great Britain, and those Transatlantic States to which she gave birth, and has communicated the most valuable of her treasures, her laws and liberty. " Chapter 19 on the United States of America including Action with the Belvidere Frigate, Riot and Massacre at Baltimore, Capture of the Guerriere, American Antigallican parties, Defeat and Capture of Gen Wadsworth, Engagements between the Frolic and Wasp, and the Macedonian and United States, Blockade of the Chesapeak and Delaware. Articles and State Papers include Embargo and Detention of American Ships, Message from the Prince Regent on a Grant to Russia, French Decree relative to the United States, Declaration of War by the Congress, Correspondence between Sir J. B. Warren and Mr. Monroe, The Arab Pirates, People of the Isle of Man, Anecdotes respecting Negro Slavery in America, Settlers on the Banks of the Ohio, Address on the opening of Drury-Lane Theatre written by Lord Byron.; pages 
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18 The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year 1818 [Volume LX]
London Printed for Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy 1819 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Xiv, [2], 616 pages, newly rebound in cloth, ex-library with usual library markings, text very good. 1st edition. Volume 60 only. From the preface: The most important circumstance of the present year was, the entire liberation of the territory of France from the chains under which it had been hitherto held by the occupation of a large part of its domains by the great Powers who had taken possession of it. ~ The state of Spain appears to have undergone a process of deterioration, in which the financial system has been gradually more and more involved, so that it has at length sun into almost total ruin. ~ In the kingdom of Portugal, the territory of Montevideo still remains attached to the national dominion. The king, who is at present at Rio Janeiro, whence there is no prospect of his return to Portugal, has published a royal alvara, or law, to enforce the articles of the late convention with the British government for the abolition of the Slave trade north of the Equator. ~ Two of the most remarkable documents will be found relating to North America, and to the English governments in the East Indies. The first gives a particular account of the war with the Seminole Indians, and of the discussions in which the American government was engaged with respect to Spain The President, Mr. Monroe, informs the Senate and House of Representatives, of all that has occurred since the American General Jackson entered Florida in pursuit of the Seminoles; and he takes into his consideration the civil war, in which the Government of Buenos-Ayres has long been conflicting with the court of Spain; which, on its part, has never yet agreed to a pacific arrangement. Trials and law cases include Lady Kirkwall v. Lord Kirkwall, Trial of Channel and Chalcraft, for the Murder of Mr. Chennel and his Housekeeper. Also includes Narrative of my Captivity in Japan, during the years 1811, 1812, and 1813. By Captain Golownin, R. N. The Reports of Messrs. C. A. Rodney and John Graham, Commissioners sent by the United States Government to inquire into the State of the Republic of Rio de la Plata, Voyage from Calcutta to Ochotsk in Siberia, Description of an almost unknown group of Islands situated between Japan and the Marianne Islands, Pyramid of Chefron opened by M. Belzoni. ; 616 pages 
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19 The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year MDCCCXX [Volume LXII]
London Printed for F. C. and J. Rivington 1822 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Viii, 342, [2] and 569, [14] pages, newly rebound, in cloth, ex-library with usual library markings, uncut and untrimmed, text very good. Volume 62 only. 1st edition. From the preface: "The present volume has the advantage of comprising by far the most important year which has elapsed since the period of the peace in 1815. Our domestic history was almost entirely engaged by the progress of an investigation, which, though in its own nature and aim sufficiently unconnected with any subject of national importance, had the effect of absorbing the attention and interest of the people to a degree unexampled in our annals. Of this deplorable and humiliating affair, we have felt it our duty to give all the details with as much minuteness as our limits will allow; and we have endeavored to dispose them in that order . . . " Includes Letter from Lieutenant Parry of his Majesty's Ship Hecla, Message from the President of the United States transmitted to both Houses of Congress by Mr. J. J. Monroe, Dec. 7, 1819, Description of the Circumstances and Character under which Burckhardt penetrated into Nubia, Account of the Reception of the English Mission in Coomassie, the Capital of Ashantee, Death of Prince Schwartzenburgh, Abolition of Servitude in Livonia, War against Ali Pacha, Insult offered to the Russian Ambassador, Affair of the Floridas, Revolution in St. Domingo, Death of Christophe, East India and China Trade. Inventions and Projects include Newly invented Gun, Capt. Marryat's Life Boat, Rockets, Siderography, Protography, Newly-invented Boat, Hydraulic Ram. Geography and Statistics includes Sandwich Islands, Jewish Colony, Journey in Asiatic Russia, Steam Navigation in Britain, Employment of Steam Vessels for distant Voyages, Land Expedition to the Arctic Ocean, Expedition of Discovery in America, Van Diemen's Land, Russian Expedition into the Frozen Ocean, Remarks on the Northern Expedition. Antiquities and Literary History includes Humboldt's Journey into India, Excavations at Pompeii, Temple of Jupiter Ammon, The Tomb of Tphon. 
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20 The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature of the Year 1821 [Volume LXIII]
London Printed for Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy 1822 First Edition Hardcover Good 
[16], 269, [3] & 740, [12] pages, newly rebound in cloth, text fine, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. Volume 63 only. 1st edition. From the preface: The year 1821 has been fruitful in important events. The Revolution of Naples has been brought to a termination with rapidity not less extraordinary than its birth was sudden. Piedmont has been made the theatre of a revolution, which, after a few days feverish existence, expired before the terror of the Austrian arms. In Spain, the spirit of innovation has gone on triumphant in its career of madness ~ Turkey, too, has presented a scene of continued disorder; the Albanian insurrection has maintained itself; two insurrections to the north of the Danube have been suppressed; and a fourth, that of Greece and its islands, has, amid outrages and butcheries disgraceful to humanity, acquired so much strength, as to render the struggle with the Ottoman power of exceedingly dubious issue. ~ Beyond the Atlantic, the year has witnessed the establishment of the independence of Columbia, and the fall of the Spanish power in Mexico and Peru. Brazil, too in abolishing its old institutions, has taken a great step towards he complete dissolution of the ties that bind it to Portugal. History of Europe includes: Sir J. Mackintoshs's Bill for the Mitigation of the Punishment of Forgery, Mr. Kennedy's Bill for Removing Defects in the Constitution of Scotch Juries, Agricultural Distress, The State of the Slave Trade and the backwardness of the Governments of Europe in abolishing that Traffic, Repeal of the Additional Tonnage on American Ships, Explosion in the Tuilleries, The Conduct of the Norwegian Storthing, German West Indian Company, Disturbed State of Madrid, Riego's Disgrace, Accusation of Count Zurlo and the Duke of Campo Chiaro, Miserable State of the Neapolitan People, Revolution in Turin, Naval Superiority of the Greeks, War in the Morea, Expedition of the Pacha of Egypt into Ethiopia, and final Extirpation of the Mamelukes, Surrender of La Guayra and Carthagena, Administration of Rivadavia, Operations of the Fleet under Lord Cochrane, Seizure of British Ships, Military Operations in India and Arabia. Narratives, trials, public documents, state papers, etc. Include: Massacre at Manilla (sic) , Testament of Napoleon, Manasseh Gouldstein for Forgery, First Report on the Foreign Trade of the Country, Report relative to the Trade with the East Indies and China, Manifesto of the Government of the two Sicilies, Narrative of Schill's Resistance to France, in 1809, Fate of the Last Remnant of the Vardarelli Band of Robbers, Culture of Opium in Great Britain, Rocket Experiments in India, Method of Saving Lives in Cases of Shipwreck or Fire, Mr. Timbrell's Improvement in the Rudder and Steerage of Ships. 
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