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Dr. Arne.
Dr. Arne.
Engrav'd by J. Heath, from an Original Drawing by E.F. Burney, Esqr.
[n.d., c.1810.]
Engraving, sheet 310 x 215mm. 12¼ x 8½". Trimmed to plate and laid on to album page.
Thomas Augustine Arne (1710 - 1778), composer, in a small oval on the side of a pedestal supporting an urn, from which a flaming phoenix emerges. Probably a frontispiece to one of his works. Arne's most famous work is the patriotic song, 'Rule, Britannia!'. He is buried at St Paul's, Covent Garden, London. The portrait after Robert Dunkarton (1744 - 1811?).
[Ref: 13867]   £170.00   (£204.00 incl.VAT)
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[For the Benefit of Mr. Dragonetti.]
[For the Benefit of Mr. Dragonetti.]
E.F. Burney del._ F. Bartolozzi Sculp.
[n.d. c.1792.]
Etching with engraving. Plate 120 x 152mm. 4¾ x 6". Light foxing; tipped into album page.
Ticket for the benefit of Mr Dragonetti. A woman stands holding a naked child who plays the lyre. On the right stands Apollo. Domenico Dragonetti (1763 - 1846) was a violinist and double-bass player.
De Vesme: 1918; ii/iii. See Harvard p.383.
[Ref: 28892]   £220.00  
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For the Benefit of Mr. Dragonetti.
For the Benefit of Mr. Dragonetti.
E.F. Burney del._ F. Bartolozzi Sculp.
[n.d. c.1792.]
Etching with engraving. Sheet size: 105 x 135mm (4¼ x 5¼"). Cut in an octagonal shape.
A ticket for the benefit of Mr Dragonetti. A woman stands holding a naked child who plays the lyre. On the right stands Apollo. Domenico Dragonetti (1763 - 1846) was a violinist and double-bass player. For a proof impression of this ticket, see item ref: 28892.
De Vesme: 1918.
[Ref: 35625]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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Claremont.
Claremont. The Residence of the late much beloved and ever lamented Princess Charlotte of Wales and Saxe Coburg
E.F. Burney Esq. Del.t / T. Sutherland sculp.
London, Published Jan.y 26 1813 by Messrs S & J Fuller, 34 Rathbone Place.
Fine coloured aquatint with very large margins, platemark 230 x 305mm (9 x 12"). Paper watermarked Whatman 1817
A fine view of Claremont, an 18th century Palladian mansion situated less than a mile south of Esher in Surrey; now Claremont Fan Court School. Its landscape garden, with follies including the Belvedere Tower, a turf amphitheatre and grottoes, was redesigned by Lancelot 'Capability' Brown in the 1770s.
[Ref: 34689]   £230.00  
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View of the Gallery prepared for the reception of their Majesties, the Royal Family, Directors, & principal Personages in the Kingdom, at the Commemoration of Handel in Westminster Abbey.
View of the Gallery prepared for the reception of their Majesties, the Royal Family, Directors, & principal Personages in the Kingdom, at the Commemoration of Handel in Westminster Abbey. Pl.VI.
E.F. Burney del. J. Spilsbury.
[n.d. c.1785.]
Etching and engraving, printed in brown ink. Collector's mark. Plate 160 x 201mm. 6¼ x 8". Foxed and trimmed to plate mark.
A view of the nave of the abbey with a gallery erected in the centre, decorated with a frieze and castellated, other members of the finely dressed audience seated in rows around the structure. From a series illustrating Handel's memorial in 1784 by Edward Francis Burney. The Commemoration of Handel took place in Westminster Abbey in 1784, to commemorate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the death for George Frideric Handel in 1759. The commemoration was organised by John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich and it took the form of a series of concerts of Handel's music, given in the Abbey by vast numbers of singers and instrumentalists.
Lugt: 2832; Sir W.A. Fraser (1826-1898), politician and collector.
[Ref: 24242]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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View of Handel's Monument in Westminster Abbey.
View of Handel's Monument in Westminster Abbey.
E.F. Burney delin. I.M. Delattre sculp.
Published January 14th. 1785.
Etching and engraving. Plate 280 x 184mm. 11 x 7¼". Trimmed to the plate along upper and lower edges.
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759). Monument in an arched niche in a wall, with the composer standing leaning against a plinth with musical script and instruments, pointing his finger up towards an angel playing a harp seated on a cloud; an organ behind. From a series illustrating Handel's memorial by Edward Francis Burney in 1784. The Commemoration of Handel took place in Westminster Abbey in 1784, to commemorate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the death for George Frideric Handel in 1759. The commemoration was organised by John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich and it took the form of a series of concerts of Handel's music, given in the Abbey by vast numbers of singers and instrumentalists.
[Ref: 18653]   £110.00   (£132.00 incl.VAT)
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Homer.
Homer. After an ancient terminus in Mr. Townley's collection. dug up near Baiae, 1780.
Drawn by E.F. Burney. Engraved by L. Schiavonetti.
[n.d. c.1800.]

Head of Homer ( 9th century BC - 8th century BC; fl.c.), epic poet; presumed author of the 'Iliad' and the 'Odyssey'.
[Ref: 22618]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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[The Judgement of Paris.]
[The Judgement of Paris.] [From (as it is thought) an ancient Painting, on a piece of Wall of Herculaneum, or Pompeja.]
[Ed.d F Burney del.t F. Bartolozzi sculp.t]
[Published April 6.th 1790 for S. Sastres/Vide Mercurio Italico Vol.III. p.70.]
Etching and engraving. Proof before all letters, scarce. Plate 158 x 202mm. 6¼ x 8". With small margins.
Paris, seated on the ground by the sea, facing clouds; seated on the clouds, Juno and Venus, holding an apple, and Minerva, standing, Cupid looking up at Venus, his arms resting on her right knee. Above the sea, lightning, and a rainbow can be seen. Illustration to 'Il Mercurio Italico,' 1790.
De Vesme: 473; i/v.
[Ref: 20436]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[La Musique, Cinq Autres Arts Liberaux et Un Vieillard.]
[La Musique, Cinq Autres Arts Liberaux et Un Vieillard.]
E.F. Burney del.t F. Bartolozzi Sculp.t
[Publish's as the Act directs April 30th. 1789.]
Etching with engraving. 132 x 167mm. 5¼ x 6½". Trimmed cutting off publication line.
Music standing with a laurel crown on her head and holding a lyre. An old man is seated next to her with an allegorical female; on the left, four other allegorical female figures.
De Vesme: 1945; ii/iii, see 21193.
[Ref: 20542]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Il Mercurio Italico. Vide p.18.
Il Mercurio Italico. Vide p.18. Floriferis ut apes in saltibus omnia libant. Omnia nos itidem___ Lucretius.
Burney del.t F. Bartolozzi sculp.t
London Published Jan.y 31.st 1789 for F. Sastres.
Etching and engraving. Plate 222 x 171mm. 8¾ x 6¾". Uncut, very large margins.
Minerva stretching her right arm towards Italy, seated on the ground in the form of a woman. In the centre, Mercury flying in the air; St Peter's Basilica and Colosseum in the background. Frontispiece to "Il Mercurio Italico" by Francesco Sastres (London: 1789).
De Vesme: 1784; iii/iii.
[Ref: 20427]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Il Mercurio Italico. Vide p.18.
Il Mercurio Italico. Vide p.18. Floriferis ut apes in saltibus omnia libant. Omnia nos itidem___ Lucretius.
Burney del.t F. Bartolozzi sculp.t
London Published Jan.y 31.st 1789 for F. Sastres.
Etching and engraving. Plate: 222 x 171mm, (8¾ x 6¾"). Trimmed to plate in lower edge, otherwise small margins.
Minerva stretching her right arm towards Italy, seated on the ground in the form of a woman. In the centre, Mercury flying in the air; St Peter's Basilica and Colosseum in the background. Frontispiece to "Il Mercurio Italico" by Francesco Sastres (London: 1789).
De Vesme: 1784; iii/iii.
[Ref: 39793]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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Miscuit Utile Dulci.
Miscuit Utile Dulci.
E.F. Burney del. F. Bartolozzi sculps.
[n.d. c.1797.]
Etching with engraving, large margins. Plate 109 x 152mm. Some foxing.
Apollo and Mercury as children on clouds. A naked child is seated playing the lyre with another child wearing a winged hat and standing behind a music score conducting. Admission ticket for an evening by A. A. Le Texier, and later for Brandenbough House masquerade. Illustration to 'Mes soixante ans; Epitre en vers, par M. Le Texier' (London: Baylis, 1797).
De Vesme: 1934; ii/iii.
[Ref: 20512]   £230.00  
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August.
August. Augustus Drawn by Virgo.
Burney delt. Agar sculp.
Pub Novr. 20, 1807, by R. Ackermann, at his Repository of Arts 101 Strand London [but c.1815].
Hand-coloured stipple and etching, reissue on Whatman paper, partly printed in colour. 195 x 245mm, 7¾ x 9¾". Some spotting; margins grubby and stained. Uncut.
Rome's first emperor Augustus holding a statuette and seated in a carriage drawn by Virgo, represented by a winged nymph and putto holding sickle and grain. Very faint price upper right. After Edward Francis Burney (1760 - 1848), from a series of allegories of the months.
[Ref: 22586]   £230.00  
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July.
July. Julius Caesar Drawn by Leo.
['E. Burney delt.' faded] Agar sculpt.
Pub Novr, 20, 1807, by R. Ackermann at his Repository of Arts 101 Strand, London [but c.1815].
Hand-coloured stipple and etching, reissue on Whatman paper, partly printed in colour. 195 x 245mm, 7¾ x 9¾". Some spotting. Uncut.
Julius Caesar, holding a statuette and seated in a carriage drawn by Leo, a putto holding his reins, two rams lying together in the foreground. Upper right: "Price 2s/. plain 4s/. Cold.". After Edward Francis Burney (1760 - 1848), from a series of allegories of the months.
[Ref: 22585]   £230.00  
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June.
June. June Drawn by Cancer.
Burney delt. E. Scriven Sc.
Pub. June 1. 1807 by R. Ackermann at his Repository of Arts 101 Strand, London [but c.1815].
Hand-coloured stipple and etching, reissue on Whatman paper, partly printed in colour. 195 x 260mm, 7¾ x 10¼". Some spotting.
Juno, chief goddess of the Greek and Roman pantheon, in a carriage pulled by cancer, represented by a crab, and a winged putto; a peacock perched behind her. No trace of price upper right. After Edward Francis Burney (1760 - 1848), from a series of allegories of the months.
[Ref: 22584]   £230.00  
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May.
May. Maia the Mother of Mercury drawn by Gemini.
'Burney delt.' & 'E. Scriven Sc'.
Pub. June 1. 1807 by R. Ackermann at his Repository of Arts 101 Strand, London [but later].
Hand-coloured stipple and etching, reissue on J. Whatman paper watermarked 1811, partly printed in colour. 195 x 260mm, 7¾ x 10¼". Small marginal tears. Some faint creasing. Uncut.
A robed female figure from classical mythology seated in a carriage with her son Mercury on her lap, holding his staff for which he reaches in her right hand and a tambourine in her left. Pulled by Gemini, represented by two putti with stars suspended above their heads. Very faint trace upper right: "Price 2s/. plain 4s/. Cold.". After Edward Francis Burney (1760 - 1848), from a series of allegories of the months.
[Ref: 22583]   £260.00  
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November,
November, Chiron as Sagittarius teaching Achilles the use of the Bow.
['Burney delt.' & 'J. Agar sculpt' faded.]
Pub. Jany. 2. 1809 by R. Ackermann, as his Repository of Arts, No. 101, Strand, London [but c.1815].
Hand-coloured stipple and etching, reissue on Whatman paper, partly printed in colour. 195 x 260mm, 7¾ x 10¼". Some staining and soiling; two creases in plate. Uncut.
Chiron as Sagittarius, standing at right on his hind legs, holding a bow, with the infant Achilles kneeling on his back, pulling the arrow; Artemis standing with her left foot on a small chariot pulled by Chiron, with head turned back in profile to left, holding a bow in her left hand after firing an arrow. Chiron was the centaur tutor to Achilles, Asclepius and Hercules. No trace of price upper right. After Edward Francis Burney (1760 - 1848), from a series of allegories of the months.
[Ref: 22588]   £230.00  
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September.
September. Ariadne and Faun carrying Libra.
E.F. Burney delt. Thos Williamson sc.
London Pub. Feb. 1. 1808, at R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts 101 Strand [but c.1815].
Hand-coloured stipple and etching, reissue on Whatman paper, partly printed in colour. 195 x 260mm, 7¾ x 10¼". Some staining and soiling; two creases in plate. Uncut.
Libra reclining in a carriage, playing a tambourine, while a putto with scales containing bunches of grapes over his shoulders balances on one foot beside her. The chariot is pulled by two tiger-like animals. Upper right: "Price 2s/. plain 4/s. Cold.". After Edward Francis Burney (1760 - 1848), from a series of allegories of the months.
[Ref: 22587]   £230.00  
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[Vignette illustration; Music and five other female figures with an old man.]
[Vignette illustration; Music and five other female figures with an old man.] See page 324. Vol: III.
E. F. Burney delt. F. Bartolozzi sculpt.
Publish'd as the Act directs April 30th. 1789.
Etching on india paper, final state, 200 x 175mm. 8 x 7". A fine impression with full margins.
Music standing on the right, with a laurel crown on her head and holding a lyre; next to her (far right) an old man seated and an allegorical female figure. On the left of the composition, four allegorical female figures; the whole within an octagonal enveloped by leafy oak tree branches. Illustration to 'History of Music' (London: 1776) by Charles Burney. After Edward Francis Burney (1760 - 1848).
De Vesme 1945, III of III, see 20542.
[Ref: 21193]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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A. Pope.
A. Pope.
Drawn by E.F. Burney. Engraved by L.s Schiavonetti.
[n.d. c.1790.]
Engraving. 202 x 145mm. 8 x 5¾".
Alexander Pope (1688-1744) was an 18th-century English poet, best known for his satirical verse for his translation of Homer. His is famous for his use of the heroic couplet.
[Ref: 23713]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Poole's, Select Pocket Remembrancer. 1834. Christina of Sweden resigns her Crown. Pa: 2.
Poole's, Select Pocket Remembrancer. 1834. Christina of Sweden resigns her Crown. Pa: 2. [&] Fete Champetre.
E. Burney Del. J. Romney Sculp.
London. Printed by Assignment of J. Poole, for Suttaby & Co. Stationers Court . P. Ayres, & Shepherd & Sutton. Noble Street. [n.d. c.1835.]
Engraving. Plate 131 x 159mm. 5¼ x 6¼". Uncut before binding.
Frontispiece and illustrations to Poole's "Select Pocket Remembrancer". Illustration of a countryside party, women and men of society elegantly dressed in the gardens of a country residence.
[Ref: 27868]   £45.00   (£54.00 incl.VAT)
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November. Chiron as Sagittarius teaching Achilles the use of the Bow.
November. Chiron as Sagittarius teaching Achilles the use of the Bow.
Burney del.t. J. Agar sculp.t.
Pub. Jan.y 1809 by R.Ackermann, at his Repository of Arts, No 101, Strand, London.
Stipple on paper watermarked "J.Whatman 1808". Sheet 200 x 260mm, 8 x 10¼". Trimmed within plate, left corners torn.
An allegorical image of the zodiac sign Sagittarius. The infant Achilles being taught archery by the centaur Chiron. Behind them the goddess Artemis also fires a bow.
[Ref: 14141]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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