The Beach at Brighton, Sussex.
Drawn by H. Edridge. Engraved by George Cooke.
London, Published by John Murray, Albermarle Street, June 1, 1814.
Engraving. 235 x 291mm (9¼ x 11½"). A view along the beach at Brighton, Sussex with boats on the shore. Horses help pull a tall-masted ship onto the beach; men on the ramp pull a smaller boat up out of the water. From "Picturesque views on the Southern Coast of England".
Tate: T05284 (proof).
[Ref: 28508] £45.00
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
Edinburgh. From St. Anthony's Chapel.
Drawn by A.W. Callcott. R.A. Engraved by George Cooke.
London, Published Dec.20, 1819: by Rodwell & Martin, New Bond Street. Printed by B. McQueen.
Engraving and etching with large margins. Plate 254 x 330mm (10 x 13"). View of Edinburgh, with two shepherds herding sheep in the foreground at left; Waverley Bridge in the background at centre, the castle on the hilltop at left.
[Ref: 34652] £65.00
Fair on the Thames Feb. 1814.
Drawn by Luke Clennell. Engraved by George Cooke.
London, Published March 31, 1814 [by W.B. Cooke, 12 York Place, Pentonville.]
Engraving. 155 x 255mm (6 x 9¾"), with very large margins. Uncut. A frost fair on the frozen Thames, looking toward St Paul's Cathedral. It started on February 1st and lasted four days, during which time an elephant was led across the river below Blackfriars Bridge and George Davis type-set and printed a 124-page book, 'Frostiana', from a stall on the ice. This was the last frost fair: not only was the climate growing milder but the Old London Bridge, with narrow arches that restricted water flow, was demolished in 1831. From 'The Thames' by Samuel Owen (c.1769-1857).
[Ref: 34050] £110.00
Views of London and its Vicinity. Complete in forty-eight plates, engraved on copper.
by George Cooke, from Drawings by Callcott, R.A., Stanfield A.R.A. Prout. Roberts. Stark. Harding. Cotman. Havell. &c. &c. After the Original Sketches made on the Spot by Edward W. Cooke.
London: Published by Longman & Co. Paternoster-Row; J. & A. Arch, Cornhill; Hodgson, Boys, and Graves, Pall Mall; and Mrs. G. Cooke, Barnes, Surrey.
375 x 280mm. 15 x 11". Some spotting. Binding worn. Large paper copy containing all 48 plates, in original green binding. Rubbed.
[Ref: 9399] £780.00
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Launch of the Nelson at Woolwich, July 4th, 1814.
Drawn by Luke Clennell. Etched by G. Cooke & Engraved by W.B. Cooke.
London, Published Oct.r 1, 1814, by W.B. Cooke, 12 York Place, Pentonville.
Engraving. 155 x 255mm (6 x 9¾"), with very large margins. Uncut. The ceremonial launch of H.M.S. Nelson, a 120-gun first rate. Launched in 1814, she was converted to screw propulsion and rearmed to 90 guns in 1860, before being handed over to the government of the Dominion of Victoria, Australia, in 1867. She was sold in 1898 as a storage hulk and later used as a coal hulk, and was finally scrapped in 1928. From 'The Thames' by Samuel Owen (c.1769-1857).
[Ref: 34046] £160.00
Philadelphia from the Great Tree, Kensington, under which Penn, made his Treaty with the Indians.
Engraved by George Cooke, from a Large Print, by permission of Mr. Nightingale.
Engraving 172 x 197mm. 6¾ x 7¾". Cut at sides. A depiction of Philadelphia, the city beyond the great elm tree at Kensington on the Delaware. William Penn signed with 'Great Treaty; in 1682.
[Ref: 20843] £60.00
View of the Bason des Chites. Isle of Bourbon.
Engraved by George Cooke.
London, Published by Longman Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown. Paternoster Row, Sept.r 1.1813.
Engraving. 209 x 272mm. 8¼ x 10¾". A view on the island of Reunion, known as the Ile Bourbon; the French island located in the Indian ocean.
[Ref: 20623] £120.00
[A ruined abbey.]
Drawn by W.m Westall. Etched by George Cook.
Etching, proof before title? 230 x 300mm (9 x 11¾"). A ruined abbey, with a cowherd driving three cows in the foreground
[Ref: 41784] £65.00
Sherborne Lodge, Dorsetshire. The Seat of the Rt. Honble. Edward Earl Digby. From a Drawing in the Collection of Thomas Lifter Parker Esqr. of Browseholme Hall, Yorkshire.
Drawn by J. Buckler F.S.A. Engraved by George Cooke.
London: Published by Nichols, Son & Bentley._1815.
Engraving. Plate 272 x 375mm. 10¾ x 14¾". Some spotting. Water stain across the top. Sherborne Lodge (Castle), the 16th Century Tudor mansion in Dorsetshire. Edward, 6th Lord Digby (1730-1757) inherited the lodge in 1752 and Hery, 7th Lord, Early Digby, laid out the present castle gardens, including the 1753 lake designed by Lancelot Brown.
[Ref: 16116] £120.00
Drawn by J.M.W. Turner, R.A. Engraved by George Cooke.
Engraving. 215 x 284mm. 8½ x 11¼". A view of Teignmouth in Teignbridge, Devon. It is situated on the north bank of the estuary mouth of the River Teign. From the series "Picturesque Views on the Southern Coast of England".
[Ref: 23737] £45.00
Opening of Waterloo Bridge on the 18.th of June, 1817. as seen from the Corner of Cecil Street, in the Strand.
Drawn by R.R. Reinagle, A.R.A. Engraved by George Cooke.
London, Published Aug.st 1. 1822; by W.B. Cooke 9 Soho Square.
Etching and engraving on india. Plate 152 x 240mm. 6 x 9½". Foxing in the margins. View of Waterloo Bridge on its opening day, taken from the corner of Cecil Street in the Strand; many boats on the water and crowds lining the river bank and bridge, flags flown on the bridge, St Paul's can be seen in the distance on the left.
[Ref: 26086] £130.00