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[America] Emperors of Peru. Plate II, p.56.
[America] Emperors of Peru. Plate II, p.56. Manco Capac. First Inca. See. P.136. Sinchi Roca, II. Lloque Yupanqui, III. Mayta Capac, IV. Capac Yupanqui, V. Inca Roca, VI.
Engraved bh J. Swaine.
Published March, 25th. 1827.
Engraving. Image 221 x 140mm. 8¾ x 5½".
Manco Cápac, founder of the Incas, supposedly sent to the earth by the sun god. Sinchi Roca, came second, and is said to have imported soil to improve the feritility of the Valley of Cuzco. Lloque Yupanqui, is said to have established the public market in Cuzco and built the Acllahuasi. Mayta Capac, fourth to ascend, is said to have been a great warrior who conquered as far as Lake Titicaca, Arequipa and Potosi. Capac Yupanqui, is said to have been the first Inca to conquer territory outside the valley of Cuzco. Inca Roca, sixth to ascend, is said to have conquered the Chancas, as well as establised yachaywasi, schools for teaching nobles.
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Fran.s Barnes, D.D.
Fran.s Barnes, D.D. Master of St. Peter's College, Cambridge. From an Original Drawing in the Possession of the Bishop of Bristol.
W. Mason Del.t Eng.d by J. Swaine.
Pub.d March 25, 1819, by W Mason near the Hospital, Cambridge.
Fine hand-coloured engraving with large margins. Plate 190 x 140mm. 7½ x 5½".
Francis Barnes (1744-1838) was Master of Peterhouse College, Cambridge.
[Ref: 24740]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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[Blücher] To his Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester, Chancellor of the University of Cambridge
[Blücher] To his Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester, Chancellor of the University of Cambridge This Print of Prince Blucher, in the Costume of D.r in Civil Law of that University, is Humbly Dedicated, by His Royal Highnesses most obedient Servant W. Mason.
W. Mason del.t. J. Swaine sc.
Pub.d Oct.r 5 1815 by W. Mason, near the Hospital, Cambridge.
Aquatint. 330 x 235mm (13 x 9¼"). Scuffing lower right. Bit dusty.
Portrait of Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher, Marshal of the Prussian armies at the battles of Liepzig and Waterloo, in which the French, under the personal command of Napoleon, were defeated.
[Ref: 34262]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Blucher.
Blucher. Born at Rostock Dec.r 16.th 1742. Decided the Eventful Battle of Waterloo, June 18.th 1815 and Died Sep.r 10.th 1819. His Martial Glory Filled the World. Emori Domuit Ferum Qui Nappoleonta.
Engraved by J. Swaine after a Drawing from Life by F. Rehberg Esq.r.
Pub.d by J. Swaine Engraver, 84 Dean St.t. Soho Square London.
Engraving. Proof. Sheet: 220 x 270mm (8½ x 10½"). Trimmed within plate and tipped into album sheet.
Portrait of Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher, Marshal of the Prussian armies at the battles of Liepzig and Waterloo, in which the French, under the personal command of Napoleon, were defeated. Blucher faces to the left, smoking a pipe. A view of La Belle Alliance below portrait.
[Ref: 42157]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Sous les traits de Chanville admires ce sorcier, Mille talens heureux sont toute sa magie, L’estime du public fait son apologie, Que ce Colas dit on entend bien son metier. La nature qu’en tout il suit, il etudie, Se plut à le doüer du’ne aimable gaité,
Sous les traits de Chanville admires ce sorcier, Mille talens heureux sont toute sa magie, L’estime du public fait son apologie, Que ce Colas dit on entend bien son metier. La nature qu’en tout il suit, il etudie, Se plut à le doüer du’ne aimable gaité, Avec grace, finesse, esprit vivacité, Il n’est rien qu’il n’imite oû qu’Il ne parodie.
Peint par de Lorme, Pintre de S.A.S. Mgr. le Duc d'Orleans. de Lorraine Sculp.
[n.d. c.1800] Se Vend chés de Lorraine rue de Fouard chés un Papetier, et chés Buldet rue de Gêvres, au grand Coeur.
Engraving. 521 x 349mm. 20½ x 13¾". Some spotting outside the image.
Full-length portrait of Champville, actor of the Théâtre des Comédiens Italiens.
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The Imperial Crown of State.
The Imperial Crown of State.
Drawn by Edwd. Orme. Engd. by J. Swaine.
Publish'd & Sold Jany. 1st. 1807, by Edwd. Orme, 59, Bond Stt. Corner of Brook Stt. London.
Transparency, hand coloured stipple and etching, with varnish and watercolour to verso. Sheet 300 x 235mm, 11¾ x 9¼". Tatty margins, one tear into plate at left.
From 'An Essay on Transparent Prints and Transparencies in General by Edward Orme' 1807, with instructive text in French and English and sixteen plates including engraved title-page; seven are hand-coloured transparency prints. After Edward Orme (1775 - 1848).
[Ref: 12585]   £230.00  
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L'Empire Ottoman
L'Empire Ottoman Danse des Derwisch Cadry
V. Raineri inc.
[Milan: Antonio Fortunato Stella, 1816-27.]
Hand-coloured aquatint with large margins; publisher's blindstamp. Plate 185 x 270mm (7¼ x 10½"). Proof before title.
Dervishes in the Ottoman Empire. Published in Giulio Ferrario's 'Le Costume Ancien et Moderne ou Histoire du gouvernement, de la milice, de la religion, des arts, sciences et usages de tous les peuples anciens et modernes d'après les monuments de l'antiquité et accompagné de dessins analogues au sujet par le Docteur Jules Ferrario'.
[Ref: 34530]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Tiflis.
Tiflis.
Imp. Delamaine S.r. Git-le-Coeur, Paris.
Publié par Furne, a Paris. [n.d. c.1845.]
Engraving. 171 x 260mm (6¾ x 10¼").
A view of Tbilisi, formerly known as Tiflis, the largest city and capital of Georgia, lying on the banks of the Kura River.
[Ref: 30252]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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[George Frideric Handel.]
[George Frideric Handel.]
[n.d., c.1820.]
Stipple and etching in blue ink, sheet 160 x 100mm. 6¼ x 4". Trimmed; vertical crease. Tipped into album page.
George Frideric Handel (1685 - 1759), composing, crowned with laurel by an angel, a putto above holding a banner inscribed 'Handel'. Probably a frontispiece to a volume of Handel's works.
NPG: D3210.
[Ref: 10510]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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[London Bridge.]
[London Bridge.]
V. Raineri f.
[n.d., c.1820.
Coloured aquatint with very large margins. 170 x 220mm (6¾ x 8¾"). Fine colour.
A view of London Bridge from the east, looking up towards the Monument. From 'Della storia delle Nazioni'.
[Ref: 34398]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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La Petite Loterie.
La Petite Loterie.
Dessine par Pescorski. Grave par Gautier Aine.
[n.d. c.1805.]
Stipple printed in blue and brown ink, 260 x 200mm. 10¼ x 8". Trimmed to platemark.
Cupid on a pedestal with a tombola drawing lots for three women dressed in the classical manner, probably representing Greco-Roman deities. Very rare.
[Ref: 11669]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Night & a Ship on Fire.
Night & a Ship on Fire. Nuit & Vaisseau en feu.
Monamy Pinx.t. Swaine Delin.t. Parr Sculp.
Publish'd according to Act of Parliament. London Printed for Rob.t Sayer opposite Fetter=Lane Fleet Street [n.d., c.1760.]
Engraving with fine original hand colour. 300 x 400mm (11¾ x 15¾"), vry large margins.
A ship in the harbour aflame, with onlookers from every angle, and a small boat trying to salvage what they can and escape the flames, after Peter Monamy (1681-1749). London-born painter Monamy (he was born in the Minories and baptized at St Botolphs Aldgate) 'emerges with Samuel Scott as one of the two leading figures in the first generation of British marine painters [...] he worked industriously for at least forty years and has left us a rich heritage of paintings illustrating the nation's naval history in the first half of the 18th century' (E.H.H. Archibald, 'Dictionary of Sea Painters').
[Ref: 45286]   £240.00  
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Night & a Ship on Fire. | Nuit & Vaisseau en feu.
Night & a Ship on Fire. | Nuit & Vaisseau en feu.
Monamy Pinxt. Swaine Delint. Parr Sculp.
Published 12th.May 1794. by Laurie & Whittle, 53, Fleet Street, London.
Hand coloured copper engraving. Plate 290 x 381mm. 11½ x 15". Trimmed close to the platemark. Some damage on left.
A ship in the harbour aflame, with onlookers from every angle, and a small boat trying to salvage what they can and escape the flames, after Peter Monamy (1681-1749). London-born painter Monamy (he was born in the Minories and baptized at St Botolphs Aldgate) 'emerges with Samuel Scott as one of the two leading figures in the first generation of British marine painters [...] he worked industriously for at least forty years and has left us a rich heritage of paintings illustrating the nation's naval history in the first half of the 18th century' (E.H.H. Archibald, 'Dictionary of Sea Painters').
[Ref: 15929]   £230.00  
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Le Philosophe Charitable.
Le Philosophe Charitable. Dédié à Monseiur Le Comte de Baudouin, Brigadier des Armées du Roi, Capitaine aux Gardes Francoises.
Ph. Caresme Peintre du Roi delin. Voyez L'Aine Sculp.
A Paris chez Le Pere et Avaulez M.ds d’Estampes, rue Saint Jacques, à la Ville de Rouen. Pars Ses très humbles et très Obéissants Serviteurs, Le Peres et Avaulez. [n.d. c.1770.]
Very fine engraving with small margins. Plate 458 x 330mm (18 x 13").
Inside a bedroom; a woman lying in the bed attended by two maids, one taking from her the new born child. Two children at the end of the bed, one with open arms and the other with arms wrapped around her father's leg; their father paying the doctor; a dog at the other end of the bed.
From the Oettingen-Wallerstein Collection.
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A View of Quebec from the Bason.
A View of Quebec from the Bason. Painted from the Drawing of Hen.y Smith Esq. by Francis Swain.
London Printed for J. Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard, F. Bakewell & H. Parker, opposite Birchin Lane in Cornhil, Robt. Sayer, at the Golden Buck in Fleet Street [approx. 1770].
Engraving with hand-colouring, sheet 270 x 455mm (10½ x 18"). Trimmed to image and pasted on card with thick black border around edges and text cut out and pasted verso (standard 18th century presentation); damaged.
Large view of Quebec, Canada, with thirty-point key. This print was the basis of several smaller and later views of the city.
For other views of Quebec derived from this see refs. 10976, 25851, etc.
[Ref: 41714]   £320.00  
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Ode by Henry James Pye Esq. P. L. Performed at St. James's, January 18 1806 on the Anniversary of Her Majesty's Birth Day.
Ode by Henry James Pye Esq. P. L. Performed at St. James's, January 18 1806 on the Anniversary of Her Majesty's Birth Day.
Swaine sc.
Pub.d. Jan.y. 18 1806. by Edw.d Orme 59 Bond Street.
Letterpress with large margins, rare. Framed. Plate: 270 x 450mm, (10½ x 17¾"). Central crease as issued.
Poem by James Pye (1745-1813), published to celebrate the birthday of Queen Charlotte in 1806. James Pye, who had served as M.P. for Berkshire between 1784 and 1790, had supported Pitt the Younger and has been said that it was through this alliance that Pye was elected Poet Laureate in 1790, a post he held until his death in 1813. Each year on both the King and Queen's birthday Pye would publish a strongly patriotic ode in celebration. Surrounding the text, flags of various nations are illustrated.
[Ref: 35194]   £260.00  
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Shakespeare from the First Folio Edition.
Shakespeare from the First Folio Edition.
J. Swaine sc.
[n.d. c.1824.]
Etching and engraving. 178 x 114mm. 7 x 4½".
William Shakespeare (1564-1616) dramatist and poet, half length portrait, turned to the left, glancing at viewer, wearing a wing collar and doublet with embroidered stripes. Illustration to Boaden's 'Inquiry into the Authenticity of Portraits of Shakespeare' (1824).
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[Trafalgar Square and St Martin-in-the-Fields]
[Trafalgar Square and St Martin-in-the-Fields]
A. Brunet-Debaines [c.1888]
Etching, image 165 x 245mm (6½ x 9½").
Trafalgar Square in London, showing (l-r) one of Sir Edwin Landseer's lions, the National Gallery, the equestrian statue of George IV by Sir Francis Chantrey, and the church of St Martin-in-the-Fields. Etched by Alfred-Louis Brunet-Debaines (1845-1939), French painter & printmaker. From 1884 to 1897 he lived in Britain, and in 1878–9 and 1887–8 his views of London, Oxford and Edinburgh appeared in 'Portfolio'.
[Ref: 43328]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Angleterre
Angleterre Flotte de Guillaume-le=Conquérant [ms]
V. Raineri inc.
[Milan: Antonio Fortunato Stella, 1816-27.]
Hand-coloured aquatint; plate 200 x 310mm (8 x 12¼"). Proof before title.
William the Conqueror, the first Norman King of England, sailing across the Channel. Published in Giulio Ferrario's 'Le Costume Ancien et Moderne ou Histoire du gouvernement, de la milice, de la religion, des arts, sciences et usages de tous les peuples anciens et modernes d'après les monuments de l'antiquité et accompagné de dessins analogues au sujet par le Docteur Jules Ferrario'.
[Ref: 34533]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[The Young Waltonians - Stratford Mill.]
[The Young Waltonians - Stratford Mill.]
Brunet Debaines [pencil signature.]
London, Published May 25th 1883 by P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., 13 & 14 Pall Mall East.
Etching, signed by the engraver. 385 x 510mm, 15 x 20". Crease within platemark.
Alfred-Louis Brunet-Debaines (1845-1939), French painter & printmaker. From 1884 to 1897 he lived in Britain, and in 1878–9 and 1887–8 his views of London, Oxford and Edinburgh appeared in portfolio.
Based on Constable's oil exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1820, titled 'Landcape', showing young anglers around Stratford Mill on the Stour, about two miles west of East Bergholt, looking south toward Gun Hill. The old papermill was replaced about 1850 by a macaroni factory!

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