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M.r. Chancellor's first Audience of the Czar of Muscovy.
M.r. Chancellor's first Audience of the Czar of Muscovy.
Drawn by Corbould. Engrav'd by George Cooke.
Engraving. Sheet: 180 x 225mm, (7 x 9"). Trimmed within plate. Stains in corners.
An interior scene showing the first meeting between English explorer Richard Chancellor (d. 1556) and Ivan the Terrible (1530-1584) Tzar of Russia in 1554. Chancellor had set out to find a north-east passage to China, on hearing of Chancellor's arrival Ivan summoned him to Moscow. It was through this and subsequent meetings that a trade was opened between England and Russia.
[Ref: 38612]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Frontispiece Engraved for Barlows General History of Europe
Frontispiece Engraved for Barlows General History of Europe Explanation. Europe Insturcting the other quarters of the Globe, in the Arts, and SCiences [...]
Corbould delin.t Grignion Sculpt
Engraving, platemark 335 x 230mm (13¼ x 9"). Trimmed inside platemark.
Frontispiece to Percival Barlow's 'General History of Europe', with Europe as tutor to the figures representing Asia, Africa and America. Set in a library with other educational materials including a globe, a roll of maps, and an easel and paintbrushes.
[Ref: 40086]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Warren Hastings Esq.r
Warren Hastings Esq.r
Drawn by Corbould. Eng.d by B. Granger.
London Published by Allen & West, 15 Paternoster Row, Nov.1. 1796.
Stipple with large margins. Plate 172 x 114mm. 6¾ x 4½". Watermark in lower margin.
Warren Hastings (1732-1818), the first Governor-General of India from 1772 until 1785. He transformed the East India Company from a trading organisation into a great military and naval power. He established full-scale British civil administration in India, but his methods led to a trial for corruption at which he was acquitted in 1795.
[Ref: 26466]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Inkle and Yarico. Page 17.
Inkle and Yarico. Page 17.
Engraved by Mr. Cooper. From a Painting by Corbould.
London, Published by Jones & Co. May, 14, 1825.
Engraving. Sheet: 215 x 120mm (8½ x 4¾"). Trimmed
A scene from the comic opera Inkle and Yarico, first staged in 1787. The opera tells the story of an Englishman called Inkle who is shipwrecked in the East Indies, he is rescued by an Indian maiden and they fall in love. Once he returns to civilisation he plans to sell Yarico to recover his financial loses and marry Narcissa, however, Narcissa marries someone else and Inkle stays with Yarico.
[Ref: 45952]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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