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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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Chinese Army on the March.
Chinese Army on the March.
Burney delin.t. Fittler sculpsit.
Published by Dr. Trusler April 1 1790.
Engraving. 195mmx 130mm (8" x 5"). Trimmed to plate mark.
Chinese view with a military procession taking place in the foreground including an armoured warrior driving a chariot.
[Ref: 32055]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Chinese Guard Presented to the Emperor.
Chinese Guard Presented to the Emperor. from an Original Painting in the Possession of John Duncan Esq.r.
Burney delin.t. L. Schiavonetti sculp.t.
Published as the Act directs by Dr. J. Trusler March 1790.
Engraving. 195mm x 130mm (8" x 5") Trimmed to plate mark.
A Chinese scene in which a soldier kneels before an Emperor.
[Ref: 32052]   £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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Claremont, in Surrey, the Seat of Lord Galway.
Claremont, in Surrey, the Seat of Lord Galway.
E.F. Burney del. Fittler sculp.
Published as the Act directs Jan.1.1787, by Harrison & Co. No.18, Paternoster Row, London.
Engraving with large margins. Plate 152 x 197mm (6 x 7¾").
Claremont, the 18th century Palladian mansion, situated outside Esher, Surrey, now Claremont Fan Court School. Landscape with view of a neoclassical country house in a sloping lawn in the middle distance, figures on horseback on a path in the foreground beside others leading a pushchair; belonging to Lord Galway, the Earl of Tyrconnel. After Edward Francis Burney, illustration to 'Picturesque Views of the Principal Seats of the Nobility and Gentry in England and Wales'.
[Ref: 34743]   £45.00   (£54.00 incl.VAT)
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December drawn by Capricornus.
December drawn by Capricornus.
Burney del.t. J. Agar sculp.t.
Pub. Jan 2. 1809, by r. Ackermann, at his Repository of Arts, N.o. 101, Strand, London.
Stipple. Sheet: 260 x 200mm (10¼ x 8"). Trimmed within plate. Some staining on corners.
An old man sits on a chariot and hunches over a fire while a cherub, holding two arrows and blowing a horn, stands on one leg upon Capricornus which is half horse, half fish. From a series of twelve months.
BM 1924,0428.22
[Ref: 35051]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Water [ms]
Water [ms]
[after Edward Francis Burney]
[Pub. May 1 1815 by R. Ackermann at his Repository of Arts 101 Strand London]
Stipple printed in colours, sheet 145 x 250mm (5¾ x 9¾"). Trimmed, losing text; foxed
Allegory with Mercury (holding staff) riding on the back of a fish, flanked by two cherubs. After Edward Francis Burney, from a series of the elements.
[Ref: 34856]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Empress of Russia Travelling.
Empress of Russia Travelling.
Burney. del. Thornthwaite sculp.
Published by Dr Trusler Jan.y. 1790.
Trimmed. 190 x 130mm (7½ x 5). Trimmed to platemark.
Russian scene in which a large sledge, containing the Empress of Russia, is being driven through the snow at the end of a large procession. Beacons burn on the mountain tops and figures watch the procession as it passes.
[Ref: 32119]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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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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[An angel with a portrait of Handel.]
[An angel with a portrait of Handel.]
Burney inv. F. Bartolozzi sculpt.
[n.d., c.1785.]
Etching, sheet 255 x 210mm. 10 x 8¼". Trimmed within plate.
The bust of George Frideric Handel (1685 - 1759), composer, as commemorative a coin or medallion (inscribed with the date 1784 in Roman numerals). Probably a frontispiece to a volume of Handel's works, numbered 'Pl.I' upper right. Born in Saxony, Handel settled in London in 1712 where for nearly fifty years he poured out opera, oratorios, concertos and occasional music. His Messiah, first performed in Dublin in 1742, became a national institution within his lifetime.
[Ref: 10383]   £180.00   (£216.00 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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Kalmucks.
Kalmucks.
Burney del. Barlow scupl.t..
Published as the Act directs by Dr. J. Trusler Sept.r. 1798.
Engraving. 190 x 130mm (7½ x 5). Trimmed.
The Kalmuck or Kalmyk is the name given to the Western Mongols who inhabit the North Caucasus Territory of Russia. The Kalmyks migrated from Dzhungaria to this area in 1607. In this scene two Kalmyk horsemen, one of which is holding a bird, ride up to three young women conversing with a man smoking a pipe.
[Ref: 32115]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Kalmucks Seeking a Fresh Abode.
Kalmucks Seeking a Fresh Abode.
Burney del. Wooding sculp.t.
Published as the Act directs by dr. J. Trusler Oct.r. 1788.
Engraving. 190 x 130mm (7½ x 5"). Trimmed to platemark.
View of a procession of Kalmucks driving their cattle to new pastures. The Kalmucks, or Kalmyks were a western Mongol people who migrated to Russia in the seventeenth century. They lived a nomadic life travelling around the lands between the Don and the Volga Rivers. Illustration from Dr John Trusler's 'The Habitable World Described' (c1788-1806).
[Ref: 32137]   £70.00   (£84.00 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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[Louis XVI of France taking leave of his Family.]
[Louis XVI of France taking leave of his Family.]
Burney Delt. [Engraved by Stow?]
[British, n.d., c.1794.]
Engraving on india paper, proof before title. 290 x 480mm, 11½ x 19". Margins a little tatty and chipped, with small tears. Otherwise fine.
According to a pen annotation on verso, this is a headpiece to the London Almanac of 1794. The central design, a highly sentimental portrayal of the French Royal family inside the King's cell, is flanked by cannon and flag with a view of a chateau and guillotine through arched stone windows. On Monday 21 January 1793, stripped of all titles and honorifics by the Republican Government, Citoyen Louis Capet (King Louis XVI of France, b.1754) was beheaded by guillotine in the Place de la Révolution (now the Place de la Concorde), Paris.
[Ref: 26701]   £180.00   (£216.00 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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April [ms]
April [ms]
[Burney delt. J. Agar sculpt.]
[Pub. Jan.y 1st 1807 by R. Ackermann at his Repository of Arts 101 Strand London]
Stipple printed in brown, sheet 145 x 250mm (5¾ x 9¾"). Trimmed, losing text.
April in a chariot pulled by taurus the bull, baiting the hook of a fishing line held by a cherub. After Edward Francis Burney, from a series of months of the year.
[Ref: 34850]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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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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August [ms]
August [ms]
[Burney delt. J. Agar sculpt.]
[Pub. Novr 20th 1807 by R. Ackermann at his Repository of Arts 101 Strand London]
Stipple printed in brown, sheet 145 x 250mm (5¾ x 9¾"). Trimmed, losing text.
Augustus in carriage pulled by virgo, represented by winged nymph and a cherub holding sickle and grain. After Edward Francis Burney, from a series of months of the year.
[Ref: 34854]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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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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July [ms]
July [ms]
[Burney delt. J. Agar sculpt.]
[Pub. Novr 20th 1807 by R. Ackermann at his Repository of Arts 101 Strand London]
Stipple printed in brown, sheet 145 x 250mm (5¾ x 9¾"). Trimmed, losing text.
Julius Caesar in carriage pulled by leo and driven by a cherub; two sheep lying in foreground. After Edward Francis Burney, from a series of months of the year.
[Ref: 34853]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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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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June [ms]
June [ms]
[Burney delt. E. Scriven sculpt.]
[Pub. June 1st 1807 by R. Ackermann at his Repository of Arts 101 Strand London]
Stipple printed in brown, sheet 145 x 250mm (5¾ x 9¾"). Trimmed, losing text.
June in carriage with peacock perched beside her; the carriage pulled by cancer (represented by a crab and cherub). After Edward Francis Burney, from a series of months of the year.
[Ref: 34852]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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March [ms]
March [ms]
[Burney delt. J. Agar sculpt.]
[Pub. Jan.y 1st 1807 by R. Ackermann at his Repository of Arts 101 Strand London]
Stipple printed in brown, sheet 145 x 250mm (5¾ x 9¾"). Trimmed, losing text.
March, as a roman soldier, pulled by aries the ram, with cupid hovering and about to throw an arrow into its path. After Edward Francis Burney, from a series of months of the year.
[Ref: 34849]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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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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May [ms]
May [ms]
[Burney delt. E. Scriven sculpt.]
[Pub. June 1st 1807 by R. Ackermann at his Repository of Arts 101 Strand London]
Stipple printed in brown, sheet 145 x 250mm (5¾ x 9¾"). Trimmed, losing text.
Maria, with her son Mercury on her lap, in chariot pulled by gemini (represented by two cherubs). After Edward Francis Burney, from a series of months of the year.
[Ref: 34851]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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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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September [ms]
September [ms]
[Burney delt. T. Williamson sculpt.]
[Pub. Feb. 1 1808 by R. Ackermann at his Repository of Arts 101 Strand London]
Stipple printed in brown, sheet 145 x 250mm (5¾ x 9¾"). Trimmed, losing text; slight staining.
Libra in carriage, child balanced on carriage carrying balanced baskets of flowers, the chariot pulled by Ariadne and Faun (as tiger-like animals). After Edward Francis Burney, from a series of months of the year.
[Ref: 34855]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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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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Autumn [ms]
Autumn [ms]
[after Edward Francis Burney]
[Pub. Jan 1 1812 by R. Ackermann at his Repository of Arts 101 Strand London]
Stipple, sheet 145 x 250mm (5¾ x 9¾"). Trimmed, losing text.
Autumn, represented by a nymph on a carriage, drawn through the clouds by two other nymphs. After Edward Francis Burney, from a series of seasons of the year.
[Ref: 34858]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Spring [ms]
Spring [ms]
[after Edward Francis Burney]
[Pub. Jan 1 1812 by R. Ackermann at his Repository of Arts 101 Strand London]
Stipple, sheet 145 x 250mm (5¾ x 9¾"). Trimmed, losing text.
Spring, represented by a nymph on a carriage, drawn through the clouds by winged cherubs. After Edward Francis Burney, from a series of seasons of the year.
[Ref: 34859]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Summer [ms]
Summer [ms]
[after Edward Francis Burney]
[Pub. Jan 1 1812 by R. Ackermann at his Repository of Arts 101 Strand London]
Stipple, sheet 145 x 250mm (5¾ x 9¾"). Trimmed, losing text.
Summer, represented by a nymph on a carriage, drawn through the clouds by a lion ridden by another cherub. After Edward Francis Burney, from a series of seasons of the year.
[Ref: 34857]   £95.00   (£114.00 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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A Kalmuck Smoking Party.
A Kalmuck Smoking Party.
Burney del. Thornthwaite sculp.
Published as the Act directs by Dr. J. Trusler, Octo.r. 1788.
Engraving. 190 x 130mm (7½ x 5"). Trimmed to platemark.
View of a Kalmuck smoking party. The Kalmucks, or Kalmyks were a western Mongol people who migrated to Russia in the seventeenth century. They lived a nomadic life travelling around the lands between the Don and the Volga Rivers. Illustration from Dr John Trusler's 'The Habitable World Described' (c1788-1806).
[Ref: 32139]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Tartars of Casan.
Tartars of Casan.
Burney del. Barlow sculp.t.
Published as the Act directs by Dr. J. Trusler Nov.r. 1788.
Engraving. 190 x 130mm (7½ x 5"). Trimmed to platemark.
View of a settlement of the Tartars of Casan in Northern Russia. Illustration from Dr John Trusler's 'The Habitable World Described' (c1788-1806).
[Ref: 32142]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Society of Schoolmasters. Annual Meeting.
Society of Schoolmasters. Annual Meeting.
E.F. Burney del.t Anth.y Cardon Sculp.t
[n.d. c.1800]
Stipple and etching with large margins, scarce. Plate 165 x 114mm (6½ x 4½"). Some slight foxing off image.
Ticket invitation. Vignette with a woman holding a book for an infant, leaning against her leg, to read; antiquities with greek inscriptions surrounding her; at left a nymph leaning on an urn and looking admiringly up at the bust of Plato above. The Society of Schoolmasters was founded in 1797 and was supported by several leadin personalities of the day, including Sheridan, Peel and Hannah More.
[Ref: 29985]   £220.00  
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The Vineyard Festival.
The Vineyard Festival.
Burney del. Neagle sculp.
Published by Dr. Trusler, Feb.1.1792.
Engraving. 190 x 130mm (7½ x 5"). Trimmed to platemark
Male and female figures dance around a central ornament whilst musicians and men bringing wine look on.
[Ref: 32124]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Wampoo.
Wampoo.
Burney delin.t. G. Testolini sculp.t.
Published as the Act directs by Dr. J. Trsuler March 1790.
Engraving. 195mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). Trimmed to plate mark.
View of a Chinese landscape looking over a harbour filled with boats. Two figures stand in the foreground, one holding a rifle over his shoulder, the second holding a dog on a lead.
[Ref: 32044]   £110.00   (£132.00 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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