• The Baltic & American Ship-Master’s Assistant… 1812.

    AN EXTREMELY RARE, SEEMINGLY UNRECORDED, EDITION. [ANON]. The Baltic & American Ship-Master’s Assistant, and Owner’s Calculator: containing an account of the course of exchange, weights, and measures, in the principal ports in the Baltic: Tables, of the weights at Petersburgh, &c. &c. reduced to English Tons, Hundreds, Quarters, &c. also for shewing any number of Deals reduced to Standard Deals, in all the ports of Russia, Sweden, and Prussia, and at Dram, Christiana, and the southern ports of Norway: Together with tables shewing the loads, feet & inches, contained in any Quantity of Dantzic Deal, Plank, &c. to which is added tables Whereby the freight of any Number of Loads of Timber, Barrels of Tar, &c. may be had. Also tables shewing the Wages of Seamen, from one day to six months. [2], 93, [1] pp. 8vo. R. Blachford, 114, Minories, London. North Shields: Printed by T. Appleby. 1812 (changed by hand to 1818??)

  • The English Garden: A Poem. 1812.

    Charming early 19th Century Book: The English Garden. Charles Kingsley’s copy (Father of The Water-Babies author??) MASON, William. (1725-97). The English Garden: A Poem. In Four Books. Portrait frontispiece of Rev. W. Mason. (No half title, light spotting/foxing throughout, pages lightly browned). Contemporary red half calf (upper board detached including front-end paper, part of backstrip (spine cover)  detached, calf and boards worn). 8vo. London: M. Jones, 1812.