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[Burnham Walk, Fleet Wood.]
[Burnham Walk, Fleet Wood.] No. 1 [pencil, lower left.]
Alexander MacNeil [pencil signature.]
[n.d., c.1920s.]
Etching, 100 x 200mm. 4 x 8". Paper slightly age toned.
A path through trees in the ancient woodland of Burnham Beeches, Buckinghamshire.
Guichard: pg.73, Appendix 1 'Minor Etchers'.
[Ref: 19863]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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Canada.
Canada.
Drawn & Engraved by Alex.r Findlay.
London. Published by Thomas Kelly, 17 Paternoster Row. [n.d., c.1840.]
Steel-engraved map. Sheet 210 x 270mm, 8¼ x 10½". Binding stitches in edge.
Map of Canada east of Lake Huron, showing south to New York City.
[Ref: 13233]   £60.00  
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China.
China.
Drawn & Engraved by Alex.r Findlay.
London. Published by Thomas Kelly, 17 Paternoster Row. [n.d., c.1840.]
Steel-engraved map. Sheet 210 x 270mm, 8¼ x 10½". Binding stitches in edge, torn.
Map of China, just prior to the foundation of Hong Kong.
[Ref: 13232]   £65.00  
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Conway Castle, Evening [pencil below image.]
Conway Castle, Evening [pencil below image.]
A F Finberg [pencil signature.]
[n.d. c.1920.]
Coloured etching, signed proof. Sheet 266 x 343mm. 10½ x 13½". Creasing to lower left-corner.
View of Conwy Castle, with bridge over the moat at right; a group of men approaching from a rowing boat in foreground at right, carrying baskets on their heads and poles; boat attached to a wooden post with cables on a hill in foreground at left.
[Ref: 25056]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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[Cromar Attacking the Spirit of the Water.] Old Fingal.
[Cromar Attacking the Spirit of the Water.] Old Fingal.
Arunciman inv & fecit.
[n.d., c.1800.]
Etching. 75 x 125mm (3 x 5"). Trimmed and laid on mount board.
A scene from Book III of James Macpherson's Ossian, Fingal is shown fighting with the spirit of the water. An etching by Scottish artist Alexander Runciman (1736-1785) after a drawing by his younger brother John Runciman (1744-1768). Runciman was one of the earliest exponents of original etching in Scotland.
[Ref: 47000]   £85.00   (£102.00 incl.VAT)
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Adam Ferguson LL.D.
Adam Ferguson LL.D.
Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds. Engraved by J. Beugo.
Publish'd Oct.r 23 1790 by J. Stockdale Piccadilly.
Engraving, with large margins. Plate 209 x 127mm. 8¼ x 5".
Adam Ferguson (1723-1816) was a Scottish philosopher, social scientist and historian of the Scottish Enlightenment. He is sometimes referred to as "the father of modern sociology".
NPS: D2337. Hamilton: p.26.
[Ref: 24367]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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His Royal Highness Prince George of Denmark. etc.
His Royal Highness Prince George of Denmark. etc.
Hassman Pinxit.
London, Printed for Bowles & Carver, Map and Printsellers, No 69 St. Paul's Church Yard. [n.d., c.1800.]
Mezzotint, rare. Sheet 340 x 250 (13¼ x 9¾"). Trimmed within plate.
Portrait of George, Prince of Denmark (1653-1708), standing three-quarter length with one hand on hip, wearing long wig, lace cravat and armour with sash. The second son of Frederick III of Denmark, he married the future Queen Anne of England in 1683. Their son, William, Duke of Gloucester, was the hope of the Stuart succession but he died in 1700, aged eleven. This plate was originally Lely's portrait of William, Prince of Orange (painted 1677 and now in the NPG), as published by Alexander Browne; Thomas Bowles (fl. 1683-1714) reissued the plate altered in imitation of the portrait of Prince George by Beckettt after Wissing (CS 76). The firm Bowles & Carver were active 1793-1832.
CS: 28, iii of iii.
[Ref: 34129]   £220.00  
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James Gibbs.
James Gibbs.
A. Bannerman sculp. [after William Hogarth.]
[London, c.1770.]
Etching on india. 225 x 165mm (9 x 6¼").
James Gibbs ((1682 - 1754), architect, a pupil of Wren, designer of St Martin-in-the-Fields in London, the Senate House of the University of Cambridge, the nave of All Saints, Derby (now Derby Cathedral), and the Radcliffe Camera in Oxford. A plate from Walpole's 'Anecdotes of Painting in England' (1762-1771).
[Ref: 45734]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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Terram in qua dormis, tibi dabo et Semini tuo. Gen: Cap: 28.V:13.
Terram in qua dormis, tibi dabo et Semini tuo. Gen: Cap: 28.V:13.
Raphael Sanctius Urbinas, invenit et pinxit in Vaticano. Joannes Alex:r delin: et Sculp: Romae A:D: 1718.
Etching with large margins. Plate 283 x 476mm. 11¼ x 18¾". Tears into edges and upper right corner of plate, crease.
Jacob's ladder, detail from the ceiling of the stanza d'Eliodoro designed by Raphael: Jacob sleeping on the left and, beyond, to right, the angels walking up and down the steps leading to God. From one of the frescoes in the Palace of the Vatican.
[Ref: 26608]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Georgius Iameson, Scotus Abredonensis, Patriae suae apelles, eiusque uxor, Isabella Tosh, et Filius.
Georgius Iameson, Scotus Abredonensis, Patriae suae apelles, eiusque uxor, Isabella Tosh, et Filius.
Geo: Jameson. Pinxit Anno, 1623. Alex.r pronepos, fecit Aqua forte A:D: 1728.
A fine engraving. Plate 210 x 158mm. 8¼ x 6¼".

Portrait of the artist George Jamesone, with his wife and child; half length, his wife standing in centre holding roses, wearing a veil; George behind to the left, holding a palette and brushes over her left shoulder; their child to the right holding a flower. George Jamesone (1586-1644) the Scotch portrait painter, born in Aberdeen. He studied under Rubens, and was a fellow pupil of Van Dyck, in Antwerp.
[Ref: 23262]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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His Excellency James Kieth,
His Excellency James Kieth, Lieutenant Collonel of One of the Regiments of Foot-Guards, and General in Chief of the Armys of His Imperial Majesty of all the Russias.
A. Ramsay pinxit. A.Van Haecken fecit.
[n.d., c.1740.]
Mezzotint, 355 x 250mm. 14 x 9¾". Very scarce.
James Francis Edward Keith (1696 - 1758), Scottish field marshal of Prussia. Keith participated in the Jacobite uprising of 1715 and in the abortive invasion of 1719 with his brother; escaping to the Continent, he first entered the service of Spain and then went to Russia, where he gained honour in both civil and military offices, and was given command of a regiment of guards in 1728. Later he went to Prussia and became close friends with Frederick the Great, who made him a field marshal in 1747. Keith entered the circle of Europe’s leading intellectuals and rendered great service to Prussia in the early part of the Seven Years War, and was killed in the battle of Hochkirch. After Scottish portrait painter Allan Ramsay (1713 - 1784).
See Chaloner Smith: 10. This version, without oval fame and pedestal, undescribed.
[Ref: 12199]   £350.00  
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The Marriage of King Malcolm and St Margaret
The Marriage of King Malcolm and St Margaret
AR Pinxit & fecit.
[n.d., c.1800.]
Etching. Sheet: 220 x 185mm (8¾ x 7¼"). Trimmed.
A scene showing the marriage of King Malcolm and Saint Margaret, Malcolm is shown placing a ring on Margaret's finger while the ceremony is presdided over by a bishop, members of the court gather around them in the church. An etching by Scottish artist Alexander Runciman (1736-1785) after a drawing by his younger brother John Runciman (1744-1768). Runciman was one of the earliest exponents of original etching in Scotland.
[Ref: 47001]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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Mexico & Guatemala.
Mexico & Guatemala.
Drawn & Engraved by Alex.r Findlay.
London. Published by Thomas Kelly, 17 Paternoster Row, 1842.
Steel-engraved map. Sheet 210 x 270mm, 8¼ x 10½". Binding stitches in edge.
Mexico south to Panama. Despite being published during the short-lived Republic, Texas appears to be shown as part of Mexico.
[Ref: 13231]   £60.00  
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Sixtus Oelhafen in Schöllenbach [...]
Sixtus Oelhafen in Schöllenbach [...]
J.A. Böner sc [after Albrecht Dürer, n.d., c.1670]
Engraving, sheet 205 x 120mm (8 x 4¾"). Trimmed and glued at top to backing sheet.
Portrait of Sixtus Ölhafen von Schöllenbach, after a 1503 painting by Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528) of Nuremburg, artist, printmaker and theorist, still considered by many scholars to be the greatest of all German artists.
[Ref: 41985]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Sixtus Oelhafen in Schöllenbach [...]
Sixtus Oelhafen in Schöllenbach [...]
[After Albrecht Dürer, n.d., c.1670]
Engraving, sheet 195 x 120mm (7½ x 4¾"). Trimmed.
Portrait of Sixtus Ölhafen von Schöllenbach, after a 1503 painting by Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528) of Nuremburg, artist, printmaker and theorist, still considered by many scholars to be the greatest of all German artists.
[Ref: 41986]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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[Perseus and Medusa.]
[Perseus and Medusa.]
Arunciman inv & fecit.
[n.d., c.1774.] Bit later c.1800
Etching. Sheet: 165 x 260mm (6½ x 10¼"). Trimmed.
A classical scene showing Perseus, hovering in Hermes' sandals looking into the reflective shield ready to slay the sleeping Medusa who lies in the foreground. Behind her two gorgon sisters sleep soundly unaware of their peril. An etching by Scottish artist Alexander Runciman (1736-1785) after a drawing by his younger brother John Runciman (1744-1768). Runciman was one of the earliest exponents of original etching in Scotland.
[Ref: 47002]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Peru & Bolivia.
Peru & Bolivia.
Drawn & Engraved by Alex.r Findlay.
London. Published by Thomas Kelly, 17 Paternoster Row, 1836.
Steel-engraved map. Sheet 210 x 270mm, 8¼ x 10½". Binding stitches in edge.
Map of Peru and Bolivia. Bolivia still has access to the sea, before it lost land in the War of the Pacific (1879–83).
[Ref: 13230]   £60.00  
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Madam Philadelphia Saunders.
Madam Philadelphia Saunders.
P.Lely Eques pinxit Sold by Alex Browne at ye Balcony in little Queen Street.
Sold by Alex Browne at ye Balcony in little Queen Street.
Mezzotint, 250 x 400mm. Trimmed close to plate on all sides. Milne Cooper Collection blind stamp lower left.
BM Portraits: Saunders, Philadelphia, 1.CS:33:II
[Ref: 3831]   £260.00  
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Her Grace The Dutchess of Somerset
Her Grace The Dutchess of Somerset
P Lely Eques pinxit
Sold by Alex Browne at ye blew ballcony in little Queen Street.
Mezzotint, sheet 340 x 255mm (13¼ x 10"). Trimmed to plate; lower right corner missing and repaired, losing some text; other repairs to edges.
Elizabeth Seymour, duchess of Somerset (1667-1722), courtier and politician, as a child. Lely's painting is at Boughton House, Northamptonshire, with other versions at Castle Howard and Syon House. Elizabeth became duchess when she married for the second time, to Charles Seymour, after her first husband Thomas Thynne was murdered at the behest of Charles, Count Königsmark (she denied any knowledge of the plot but the scandal remained associated with her). She became a close associate of Queen Anne.
Ex: collection of the late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd. CS: 37.
[Ref: 34126]   £240.00  
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Henry Sidney son to Robert Earle of Leicester.
Henry Sidney son to Robert Earle of Leicester.
P. Lely Eques pinxit.
Sold by Alex: Browne at ye blew belcony in little Queen Street [n.d., c.1684].
Mezzotint, 365 x 280mm. 14¼ x 11". Paper age toned.
Henry Sidney, Earl of Romney (1641 - 1704), politician; youngest son of Robert, 2nd Earl of Leicester. Here depicted wearing a hunting shirt and buskins, and holding a staff or spear, a dog alongside him. Envoy to The Hague in 1679 - 1681, Sidney gained the confidence of William of Orange and was instrumental in preparing his arrival in England in 1688. After the accession of William III to the English throne Sidney was rewarded with offices and honours, including the posts of secretary of state (1690-1) and lord-lieutenant of Ireland (1692). He was created Earl of Romney in 1692 and died unmarried in 1704. After Sir Peter Lely (1618 - 1680).
Chaloner Smith: 35, state II of II.
[Ref: 9463]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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[Sigismunda.]
[Sigismunda.]
Arunciman inv. & fecit.
[n.d. c.1751-1785; but later.]
Etching. 133 x 82mm. 5¼ x 3¼". Trimmed inside plate.
Sigismunda sitting on a stool, in profile to right, her left hand under her chin looking at a box on a table which she touches with her right hand.
[Ref: 23728]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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South America.
South America.
Drawn & Engraved by Alex.r Findlay.
London. Published by Thomas Kelly, 17 Paternoster Row. [n.d., c.1840.]
Steel-engraved map. Sheet 270 x 210mm, 10½ x 8¼". Binding stitches in edge.
Map of South America.
[Ref: 13234]   £60.00  
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[The Arrival of St Margaret in Scotland.]
[The Arrival of St Margaret in Scotland.]
AR[unciman] fecit. J. Runciman inv.
[n.d., c.1800.]
Etching. Sheet: 220 x 185mm (8¾ x 7¼"). Trimmed within plate.
A scene showing St Margaret arriving in Scotland to marry King Malcolm III. An etching by Scottish artist Alexander Runciman (1736-1785) after a drawing by his younger brother John Runciman (1744-1768). Runciman was one of the earliest exponents of original etching in Scotland.
[Ref: 46999]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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Eglise de St Stanislas à Malatycze
Eglise de St Stanislas à Malatycze dans le Palatinat de Mstislaw Grand-duché de Litvanie...
Laurent Gucewicz del. sc.
Mangean imp. [Paris, n.d., c. 1848.]
Steel engraving. Sheet 185 x 270mm, 7¼ x 10½".
A view of the Roman Catholique church of St Stanislas, built 1794. From the collection of Leonard Chodzko (1800-71), a Polish historian active in the November Uprising of 1830 and the Great Emigration that followed it. Church of St Stanislas Malatycze, bears similarities with the architecture of St Peter's in Rome. The church was built and consecrated in 1794 by Stanislaw Siestrzencewicz-Bohusz (1731-1826), first archbishop-metropolitain of Mogil'ov, now in the Ukraine.
[Ref: 21330]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Plan of Brussels, and the Country 25 Miles to the South
Plan of Brussels, and the Country 25 Miles to the South
A. Findlay, del et sculp.
Published by Thomas Kelly, No 53 Paternoster Row, London, Sept.r 28.th, 1816.
Coloured engraving. Sheet 305 x 205mm (12 x 8"). Trimmed to printed border and mounted in album paper.
A map of the approaches to Brussels, showing the French advance and the array of the British defences, marking where Quatre Bras was fought on the 16th June and Waterloo two days later. From Christopher Kelly's 'The Memorable Battle of Waterloo'.
[Ref: 37313]   £180.00  
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The Hon.ble Thomas Wentworth Esq.r
The Hon.ble Thomas Wentworth Esq.r Brigadier General of His Majesty's Forces Colonel of One of His Regiments of Foot, & Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Forces in America.
A. Ramsay pinx.t A. Van Haecken fecit [c.1747]
Mezzotint, sheet 365 x 260mm (14¼ x 10¼"). Small tear.
Mezzotint of a British soldier serving in America, engraved after Allan Ramsay by Alexander Van Haecken, younger brother of the drapery painter Joseph Van Haecken who worked for some time as Ramsay's studio assistant.
CS: 19; Ex Collection of Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 43183]   £360.00  
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[Sir Erasmus Wilson].
[Sir Erasmus Wilson].
[Painted by Stephen Pearce. Engraved by Alexander Scott]. Signed in pencil.
[n.d. c.1873].
Mezzotint, proof before letters on india paper. Printsellers' Association stamp lower left corner.. 340 x 430mm. Trimmed to just outside india paper.
Sir William James Erasmus Wilson (1809-1884) was an English surgeon and dermatologist, knighted by Queen Victoria in 1881 (as alluded to by the sceptre in the foreground). Here stood at a lecern surrounded by specimens with a list of treatments hung on the wall beside him ('17. Trichopathie; 18. Steatopathie' etc).
W: 3207. For lettered impression see ref. 24484
[Ref: 4595]   £320.00  
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Erasmus Wilson [facsimile signature.]
Erasmus Wilson [facsimile signature.]
Painted by Stephen Pearce. Engraved by Alexander Scott.
London, Published April 2nd. 1873, by Henry Graves & Co. the Proprietors, Publishers to H.M. the Queen, and T.R.H. the Prince & Princess of Wales, 6 Pall Mall _ Copyright Registered.
Mezzotint proof before title on india, printseller's association stamp. Plate 545 x 419mm. 21½ x 16½".
Sir William James Erasmus Wilson (1809-1884) was an English surgeon and dermatologist, knighted by Queen Victoria in 1881 (as alluded to by the sceptre in the foreground). Here stood at a lecern surrounded by specimens with a list of treatments hung on the wall beside him ('17. Trichopathie; 18. Steatopathie' etc).
PSA: AP.50. BLI.25. NPG: D8459; for proof impression see ref. 4595
[Ref: 24484]   £420.00  
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[The Right Hon'ble Elizabeth Countess of Northumberland]
[P. Lelij Eques pinxit. Sold by Alex Brownat ye blew balcony in little Queen Street.]
Mezzotint 350 x 320mm.
[Elizabeth (née Wriothesley), Duchess of Montagu when Countess of Northumberland] (1646-1690), 1st wife of Ralph Montagu, 1st Earl and Duke of Montagu; daughter of Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton.
CS:25:I
[Ref: 3816]   £450.00  

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