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[Albania] George Castriot, otherwise called Scanderberg.
[Albania] George Castriot, otherwise called Scanderberg. Prince of Eprius Scourge of the Turkes. He flew Fera Bassa with his owne hand, Cheife Comander of Amuraths army, Overran the countrey of Macedonia, Overthrew ye Turks army consisting of 40000 still reimayning victor in many battells by his valour and pollicie.
[n.d. c.1720]
A very rare engraving. 183 x 112mm. 7½ x 4½". Trimmed to inside the plate and laid on separate sheet.
George Castriot, Scanderbeg (1405-1468), was an Albanian national hero. The son of a prince of North Albania, he was educated in the Muslim faith and kept at the court of Sultan Murad II. The Sultan favoured him by giving him the title bey and an army to command. However when the Ottomans indicated they would attack Albania, Scanderbeg escaped to his homeland, forming a league of princes. By resisting the Ottomans, Scanderbeg receieved assistance from Venice, Naples and Hungary, and the pope.
[Ref: 14583]   £220.00  
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[Albania] Georgius Castriot Scanderbegus Epiri et Albaniæ Princeps.
[Albania] Georgius Castriot Scanderbegus Epiri et Albaniæ Princeps.
[n.d., c.1700.]
Engraving, printed on 17th century watermarked paper. Sheet 175 x 125mm (7 x 5"). Trimmed within plate.
George Kastrioti (1405-68), an Albanian widely known as Skanderbeg (Lord Alexander). Having been appointed governor of the Sanjak of Dibra in Macedonia by the Ottoman Turks in 1440, he rebelled and rallied the Albanians against the Ottomans, holding them off for two decades, until he died. In 1463 he was appointed chief commander of the crusading forces of Pope Pius II, but the Pope died before the troops were gathered. Skanderbeg is remembered as Albania's most important hero.
[Ref: 29889]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Albania] Le Prince Castriotto d'Albanie,
[Albania] Le Prince Castriotto d'Albanie, né l'année MDCCLI. XVIII. Fevrier. II. Petit-fils du Grand Schcanderbeg.
[n.d., c.1780.]
Engraving with small margins, fine. Sheet 175 x 110mm (7 x 4¼").
Stjepan Zanovic (1751-86), Albanian writer and adverturer, descendent of Skanderbeg, Albania's most important hero. He committed suicide aged 35. At the bottom of the monument his works are listed.
[Ref: 29890]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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An Albanian.
An Albanian.
London Published by James Cawthorne, 24 Cockspur Street 1812. [But 1813.]
Coloured aquatint with fine colour. 255 x 185mm (10 x 7¼").
A costume plate from John Cam Hobhouse's 'A Journey Through Albania, and other Provinces of Turkey in Europe and Asia, to Constantinople'. Hobhouse (1st Baron Broughton, 1786-1869), met Byron at Trinity College, Cambridge, and travelled with him through Italy, Greece and Turkey, a journey which resulted in this book. Hobhouse became Byron's executor after the poet's death in 1824. Despite being imprisoned in Newgate for writing a Radical pamphlet in 1819 Hobhouse became a successful Whig politician, serving in government as Secretary at War, Chief Secretary for Ireland, First Commissioner of Woods and Forests and President of the Board of Control. He became a Privy Councillor in 1832.
[Ref: 34546]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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Albanian at Athens [ink mss.]
Albanian at Athens [ink mss.]
[n.d., c.1820.]
Stipple and aquatint, fine original hand colour. Sheet 280 x 210mm (11 x 8¼"). Whatman paper. Trimmed to image and laid on album paper.
A woman with headscarf, skirt with patterned hem and ornately-embroidered topcoat.
[Ref: 35543]   £220.00  
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Albanian.
Albanian.
Wyndham? 1829.
Pen and watercolour. Sheet 260 x 210mm (10¼ x 8¼").
An Albanian in national dress, with a musket.
[Ref: 37731]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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[Albanian Soldier.]
[Albanian Soldier.] Soldat Albanois.
JB. G. Scotin maj. sculp.
Avec Privil. du Roi. [n.d. c.1714.]
Engraving. Platemark 360 x 250mm (13¾ x 9¾") mint with very large margins.
Plate from 'Recueil de cent estampes représentant différentes nations du Levant', a set of one hundred plates depicting the costume of the Levant, based on paintings in the collection of the Marquis Charles de Ferriol, ambassador from the court of Versailles to the Sublime Porte from 1699 to 1710. The work had a profound effect on how the European conception of Turkey. After Jean-Baptiste Vanmour (1671-1737), the Flemish-French painter, who Ferriol brought with him to Istanbul at the age of eighteen. Ferriol commissioned at least a hundred paintings from Vanmour, which served as the source for the engravings in the 'Recueil' and are now in the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.
[Ref: 47026]   £260.00  
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Albatross.
Albatross.
Drawn & Engraved by Thos. & Willm. Daniell.
Published by Messrs. Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orme, Paternoster Row, Feby. 1. 1810.
Hand coloured aquatint, 180 x 250mm. 7 x 9¾". Some surface staining.
Sailors on a rocky shore observing the magnificent Albatross, a large seabird in the order Procellariiformes (the tubenoses). They range widely in the Southern Ocean and the North Pacific. From 'A Picturesque Voyage to India; by the way of China. By Thomas Daniell ... and William Daniell'.
Abbey Travel 516, 9.
[Ref: 20642]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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The Effiges of the Right Noble George, late Duke of Albemarle, Earle of Torrington [...]
The Effiges of the Right Noble George, late Duke of Albemarle, Earle of Torrington [...]
Edw. Le Davis Sculp.
[1679]
Engraving, very fine impression; sheet 270 x175mm (10¼ x 7"). Trimmed; false margins added.
George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle (1608 - 1670), soldier and statesman, holding truncheon. Plate to Guillim's 'Heraldry'. Monck was one of the architects of the Restoration of the monarchy, along with Pepys' patron Edward Montagu. He was an accomplished military commander and served as Joint-Commander-in-Chief with Prince Rupert, in the campaign of 1666 against the Dutch.
O'D 23
[Ref: 31142]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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George Albemarle, General Anglois.  d'Apres Barlow.
George Albemarle, General Anglois. d'Apres Barlow.
Touze d.
A Paris chez Duflos le Jeune. [n.d. c.1787]
Engraving with hand colour. 278 x 168mm.
Strong contemporary colour in gold leaf line surround. ['A.D.P.R.' (Avec Privilege Du Roi) inscribed lower right].
[Ref: 1928]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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To the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, This Portrait of Her Royal Consort, Prince Albert of Saxe Coburg & Gotha, Duke of Saxony, &c.&c.
To the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, This Portrait of Her Royal Consort, Prince Albert of Saxe Coburg & Gotha, Duke of Saxony, &c.&c.
Painted by F. Hanfstaengl, of Gotha. M & N Hanhart, Lith. Printers. Drawn on Stone by J.H. Lynch, 50, Upper Seymour St Euston Sqe.
London, Published March 30th. 1840, by James Budd & Co. 29, Southampton St. Strand...
Lithograph on india paper, rare, india 350 x 265mm. 13¾ x 10½". Good image.
Attractive portrait of Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1819 - 1861), who married Queen Victoria on 10 February 1840. In military uniform. As consort he first felt constrained by his position within the Royal Household, however over time he became more involved in public affairs, such as educational reform and the abolition of slavery. He also took the responsibility of running the Queen's household, estates and office. He was similarly heavily involved with the organisation of the Great Exhibition of 1851.
[Ref: 24064]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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Albert Chancellor of an University.
Albert Chancellor of an University.
[Engraved by Charles Henry Jeens.]
[n.d. c.1847.]
Engraving. Plate 197 x 197mm. 7¾ x 7¾".
Prince Albert of Saxe-Cobourg and Gotha (1819-1861), husband of Queen Victoria and Prince Consort of the United Kingdom. In 1847 he was elected Chancellor of the University of Cambridge. He used this position to campaign successfully for reformed and more modern university curricula, expanding the subjects taught beyond the traditional mathematics and classics, to include modern history and the natural sciences.
[Ref: 17442]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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Prince Albert of Saxe Coburg, Gotha.
Prince Albert of Saxe Coburg, Gotha.
[n.d. c.1845.]
Lithograph on chine collé, rare. 299 x 241mm (11¾ x 9½"). Foxing to upper part of image
Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1819-1861), Prince Consort of Victoria, having married her in 1840. He was heavily involved with the organisation of the Great Exhibition of 1851.
Provenance: Elizabeth Anne Hippisley of Ston Easton.
[Ref: 29442]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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The Queen & Prince Albert taking an airing in Hyde Park.
The Queen & Prince Albert taking an airing in Hyde Park.
Painted by J. Pollard.
Lithd. & Pubd. by Dean & Co. Threadneedle St. [n.d., c.1845.]
Hand coloured lithograph, sheet 220 x 280mm. 8¾ x 11". Sheet trimmed. On linen backing.
The Royal Carriage passing the Wellington Monument (Achilles) on Hyde Park Corner. Very fine colour published for the fashionable pastime of compiling scrap albums. After James Pollard (1792 - 1867).
[Ref: 11712]   £220.00  
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[Albert VII, archduke of Austria, and Isabella Clara Eugenia]
[Albert VII, archduke of Austria, and Isabella Clara Eugenia] Serenissimo et Potentissimo Alberto Austriae Archiduci, Burgundiae, Duci, Principi [...]
Joannes Muller Sculptor devotionis ergo. D.D. Ex Archetypo Petri Pauli Rubenii Serenitatis Suae Pictoris.
[1615]
Two engravings, each sheet approx. 410 x 285mm (16 x 11¼"). Trimmed; false lower margins. Fine.
Portraits of Albert VII (1559-1621), briefly archduke of Austria in 1619 before abdicating in favour of Ferdinand II, and his wife Isabella Clara Eugenia, sovereign of the Habsburg Netherlands from 1598-1621. Fine engravings after portraits by Rubens, who was appointed court painter to Albert and Isabella although he was permitted to remain in his hometown of Antwerp and accept commissions from whoever he chose.
[Ref: 43005]   £2,000.00  
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England's Hope.
England's Hope.
J. C. Wilson Lith 1845.
Clerk & Co. lith, 202, High Holborn.
Fine hand-coloured lithograph. Sheet: 240 x 300mm (9½ x 12"). Some slight foxing..
A portrait of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (1841-1910), eldest son and second child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert and future King Edward VII. The prince is mounted on a pony along which runs a greyhound, two footmen follow behind. For a lithograph by the same artist of Princess Victoria, Princess Royal see ref: 35107
[Ref: 35108]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Imp . Caes. Albertus PI. FE. Aug. Rex Ger. Hun. Boh.
Imp . Caes. Albertus PI. FE. Aug. Rex Ger. Hun. Boh.
[drawn by Pietro Aquila.]
[Rome: Giovanni Giacomo de Rossi, c.1681.]
Engaving, sheet 150 x 130mm (6 x 5"). Trimmed from a larger sheet, laid on album paper with later letterpress biography.
A portrait of Albert II of Germany (1397-1439), king of Hungary and Croatia, Bohemia and Germany, published in the 'Effigies Romanorum Imperatorum Ex Antiqus Numismatibus...', a multi-sheet wall chart of portraits of both classical Roman emperors and Holy Roman Emperors taken from coins, plus three blanks for future emperors and an allegorical scene. In 1438 he was chosen 'King of the Romans', a step to becoming Holy Roman Emperor, but he was never crowned emperor.
[Ref: 45391]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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Albert Duc de Saxe Gouxr. Lieutt. Genal. des Pays-bas.
Albert Duc de Saxe Gouxr. Lieutt. Genal. des Pays-bas.
de la Gallerie du Cardl.de Richelieu.
A.D.P.R. A Paris chez Duflos rue St. Victor. [n.d. c.1787]
Engraving with strong contemporary colour and a gold leaf line border. 278 x 166mm.
[Ref: 1929]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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Albion Hotel & Parade, Eastbourne.
Albion Hotel & Parade, Eastbourne.
Published by T.S. Gowland Library, Eastbourne. [n.d. c.1880.]
Engraving. 88 x 114mm. 3½ x 4½". Bit messy.
A view of the Albion Hotel, which was removed in 1882 to make way for the new Electric Light Company.
[Ref: 19104]   £30.00   (£36.00 incl.VAT)
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Antonius Albicius Nobilis Florentinus.
Antonius Albicius Nobilis Florentinus.
[Augsburg: Kraus, c.1612.]
Engraving, very fine with large margins. 190 x 130mm (7¼ x 9"), set in letterpress text.
Antonio Albizzi (1547-1626), Florentine jurist and genealogist, whose most famous work is 'Principum Christianorum Stemmata', a collection of engraved family trees with backdrops of City views and panoramas closely copied from the 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum' of Braun & Hogenberg [1572-1618].
[Ref: 29771]   £260.00  
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Le Brindisi Valse Brillante pour Le Piano.
Le Brindisi Valse Brillante pour Le Piano. Dédiée a M.elle Alboni par Fréd. Burgmüller.
[Mayence anvers et Bruxelles, Chez les fils de B. Schott; c.1850.]
Lithograph with gold-leaf ribbed border, on album page. 260 x 197mm. 10¼ x 7¾". Some spotting.
Marietta Alboni raising a glass in a toast. Marietta Alboni (1823-1894) was a renowned Italian contralto opera singer. Together with the charismatic Maria Malibran, she was considered the greatest deeper-voiced female singer of the nineteenth century. Rossini was taken by her abilities that he taught her the contralto roles in his operas. Her debut at the Teatro alla Scala took place in 1842 as Neocle in the Italian version of 'Le Siege de Corinthe', which was followed by roles in operas by Marliani, Donizetti, Salvi and Pacini. Whilst in London, 1848, Meyerbeer transposed the role of the page Urbain in 'Les Huguenots', from soprano to contralto and composed a new aria for her.
See Harvard: 20.
[Ref: 23673]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Marietta Alboni, Contralto.
Marietta Alboni, Contralto.
[n.d. c.1855.]
Lithograph on album page. 342 x 260mm. 13½ x 10½". Foxed, some spotting.
Marietta Alboni (1823-1894) was a renowned Italian contralto opera singer. Together with the charismatic Maria Malibran, she was considered the greatest deeper-voiced female singer of the nineteenth century. Rossini was taken by her abilities that he taught her the contralto roles in his operas. Her debut at the Teatro alla Scala took place in 1842 as Neocle in the Italian version of 'Le Siege de Corinthe', which was followed by roles in operas by Marliani, Donizetti, Salvi and Pacini. Whilst in London, 1848, Meyerbeer transposed the role of the page Urbain in 'Les Huguenots', from soprano to contralto and composed a new aria for her.
[Ref: 23669]   £230.00  
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Marietta Albony [facsimile.]
Marietta Albony [facsimile.]
Auguste Hüssener sc.
[n.d. c.1850.]
Engraving and stipple on album page. 279 x 214mm. 11 x 8½". Some spotting, time stained.
Marietta Alboni (1823-1894) was a renowned Italian contralto opera singer. Together with the charismatic Maria Malibran, she was considered the greatest deeper-voiced female singer of the nineteenth century. Rossini was taken by her abilities that he taught her the contralto roles in his operas. Her debut at the Teatro alla Scala took place in 1842 as Neocle in the Italian version of 'Le Siege de Corinthe', which was followed by roles in operas by Marliani, Donizetti, Salvi and Pacini. Whilst in London, 1848, Meyerbeer transposed the role of the page Urbain in 'Les Huguenots', from soprano to contralto and composed a new aria for her.
Harvard: 4.
[Ref: 23672]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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The Buffs at the Battle of Albuera.
The Buffs at the Battle of Albuera.
Manskirch del. Dubourg Sculp.t.
Published & Sold March 1.st. 1818, by Edw.d. Orme, Bond Street (corner of Brook St.) London.
Very fine coloured aquatint with large margins. Plate: 330 x 250mm (13 x 9¾").
Battle scene depicting events at the Battle of Albuhera of 1811. The 3rd (East Kent) Regiment of Foot, caught in a rainstorm were surrounded by French cavalrymen. During the ensuing battle Ensign Charles Walsh who was carrying the Kings Colour was hit by artillery fire. Mortally wounded Walsh fell to the ground, however, before the French could capture the colour a Lieutenant Latham managed to fight off the French and conseal the colour in his jacket. Latham suffered serious injury but survived the battle.
[Ref: 33588]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Album de la Señoras. Viardot-Garcia, Castellan, Nantier-Didiée, Alboni y Clara Novello.
Album de la Señoras. Viardot-Garcia, Castellan, Nantier-Didiée, Alboni y Clara Novello.
Laby.
[London: Schott & Co. 1858.]
Tinted lithograph. 202 x 228mm. 8 x 9". Trimmed.
Frontis to a collection of nineteen pieces which undoutedly would have had some input from Pauline Viardot's own interpretation of them in public.
[Ref: 23666]   £110.00   (£132.00 incl.VAT)
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['Album' poem.]
['Album' poem.]
W.H.H.
[Anon, n.d., c.1830.]
Curious letterpress poem in two numbered verses, arranged either side of woodcut letters forming the word 'Album' in a central column; printed on green paper, verse 1 orientated to read 'upside down'. Sheet 110 x 180mm, 4¼ x 7".
Perhaps (privately?) printed as an introductory leaf to a scrap album or drawing book, the unidentified author extols the virtues of the contents within.
[Ref: 16860]   £35.00   (£42.00 incl.VAT)
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Preuve frappante du danger de faibles Tiran.
Preuve frappante du danger de faibles Tiran. Album Pour Rire.
A Paris chez Ostervald ainé quai des Augustins No. 37. Litho de George Frey, Rue Coq-héron, No.11. et chez Hautecoeur-Martinet, Rue du Coq St. Honore.
[n.d., c. 1832.]
Hand coloured lithograph with large margins. Sheet size: 265 x 345mm (10¼ x 13¾"). Light spotting in margins.
A gentleman's boot straps snap, resulting in the figure on the left, who kneels before him, receiving a kick in the mouth, his top hat falling from his head from the impact. Three paintings on the wall behind are titled, 'Tombeau de Napoleon', 'Tarquin le Superbe' and 'Denis Tyran de Syracuse'. A plate from 'Album pour Rire' or, 'Album for Laughs', published by French printers Hautcoeur-Martinet, 1832. The plates for 'Album pour Rire' were issued separately and never collected into and sold as a single volume.
[Ref: 36653]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Album.
Album. Oh! tell us not of life's lone way...
W.H. Rock, London. [n.d., c.1860.]
Coloured steel engraving. 220 x 145mm, 8¾ x 6". Trimmed to plate at top.
Title page to an album of pre-printed pages of flowers and birds, popular with scrapbook collectors. The three female allegorical figures depict Religion, Music & Poetry. Rock published a number of these leather-bound albums.
[Ref: 17507]   £85.00   (£102.00 incl.VAT)
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[An alchemist at work.]
[An alchemist at work.]
[Engraved by Pierre Chenu after Thomas Wyck.]
[Paris, Chenu? n.d., c.1750.]
Engraving, fine proof before letters, very scarce. 430 x 520mm (17 x 20½" Tear entering image on left.
An alchemist at work at a furnace, his books on a stool. His wife and children sit to one side, and one assistant rummages in a cupboard, another watching. Thomas Wyck (or 'Wijck', 1616-77) was a Flemish painter whose interiors are said to have influenced Thomas Wright of Derby. Alchemy was a subject he returned to frequently. A pre-Fire prospect of London by Wyck is in the Devonshire Collection, Chatsworth.
[Ref: 34375]   £450.00  
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[Alchemist in his study- illustration to Erasmus, 'In Praise of Folly'?]
[Alchemist in his study- illustration to Erasmus, 'In Praise of Folly'?] Le docteur et ses attributs
C. Eisen inv.
a Paris chez Basan [c.1760]
Engraving, platemark 140 x 85mm (5¼ x 3¼"). 'Eloge de la Folie' in ms lower left.
Book illustration after Charles Eisen (1720-78), painter, draughtsman and illustrator. It was through his drawings, engraved to illustrate nearly 400 books, that Eisen's reputation was chiefly established. These also included editions of Lucretius, Ovid, Tacitus, Virgil, Boccaccio, Ariosto, La Fontaine and Erasmus.
[Ref: 46499]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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The Alchymist.
The Alchymist. He's in Belief of Chymistry, so bold,/ if his Dream last, he'll turn the Age to Gold.
Teniers pinx.t W. Baillie sculp.t
[n.d., c.1800.]
Etching. Plate: 220 x 190mm (8¾ x 7½") very large margins. Margins foxed.
An alchemist in his workshop, after David Teniers the younger (1610-90). Etched by Captain William Baillie. Baillie retired from the army in 1761 with the rank of Captain and thereafter devoted himself to printmaking and dealing. He specialised in imitating old-master drawings and prints, using a variety of printmaking techniques.
[Ref: 44590]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Le Marchande d'Eau-de-Vie. [Brandy seller.]
Le Marchande d'Eau-de-Vie. [Brandy seller.]
[Anon.]
[Paris, n.d., c.1775.]
Etching printed in red, laid paper, very scarce,175 x 120mm. 7 x 4¾".
Four lines of verse below title; numbered '58' upper right. After Edme Bouchardon (1698-1762) famous series "Etudes dans le bas peuple prises ou les cris de Paris". Bouchardon executed drawings of Paris street merchants, Cris de Paris, that were widely distributed as engravings; some figures were reproduced in porcelain by the Meissen porcelain manufactory.
[Ref: 22951]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Marchande d'Eau de vie.
Marchande d'Eau de vie. Qui veut boire la goulte? No 83.
Carle Vernet. S. lith de Delpech.
[Paris, n.d., c.1820.]
Coloured lithograph with very large margins. Printed area 300 x 140mm (11¾ x 5½").
A woman selling brandy, calling 'Who will drink a drop?'. One of a series, 'Cris de Paris', depicting Parisian street vendors, lithographed by François Séraphin Delpech (1778-1825) after Antoine Charles Horace (Carle) Vernet (1758-1836).
[Ref: 33222]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Alborough, Suffolk.
Alborough, Suffolk.
Painted by J.M.W. Turner, R.A. Engraved by E. Goodall.
London, Published Dec.r 1. 1827, for the Proprietor, by Robert Jennings, Poultry. Printed by McQueen.
Engraving with small margins. Plate 252 x 305mm (10 x 12").
Part III, No.3 River landscape at Aldeburgh, with figures in a rowing boat in foreground at left handling a mast floating in the water; another rowing boat at right, sailing boat and ships in background; Martello Tower in middle ground at right, windmill and buildings of town in the distance. From 'Picturesque Views in England and Wales'.
[Ref: 34709]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Henricus Aldegrever Vestphalus Pictor et Sculptor. Henry Aldegraef. Aldegraef estoir originaire de Westphalie. On ignore de que il a appris l'Art de peindre, & de graver: … Il mourit a Soest, & y fut entrerre sans beacoups d'appareil: main un Peintre de
Henricus Aldegrever Vestphalus Pictor et Sculptor. Henry Aldegraef. Aldegraef estoir originaire de Westphalie. On ignore de que il a appris l'Art de peindre, & de graver: … Il mourit a Soest, & y fut entrerre sans beacoups d'appareil: main un Peintre de ses amis passant par cette Ville honora son Sepulchre d'un marbre.
N. de. Larmessin, Sculp.
[n.d. c.1750.]
Coppe engraving. 265 x 152mm. 10 x 6".
Henry Aldegraef (1502-1558), famous German artist and engraver.
[Ref: 14309]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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[Godfrey de Saint-Omer.]
[Godfrey de Saint-Omer.]
[by William Rogers, 1602.]
Engraving with very large margins, platemark 260 x 170mm (10¼ x 6¾").
Godfrey de Saint-Omer, one of the founding members of the Knights Templar in 1119. Plate from the herald Sir William Segar's 'Honor, Military and Civill' (1602).
Ex: Collection of the Late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd. Hind: I of II.
[Ref: 34671]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Aldenham School [in pencil to right.]
Aldenham School [in pencil to right.]
Etched by Wallace Hester [in pencil to left.]
[n.d. c.1930s.]
Etching with watermark in top left-hand corner of paper. Plate 203 x 266mm. 8 x 10½". Soiling along left-hand edge.
Aldenham School, an independent school in Hertfordshire, with crest and motto below image. The School was founded in 1597 by Richard Platt, a proprietor of a London brewery and Master of the Brewer's Company in 1576 and 1581. In 1596 Queen Elizabeth I granted him letters patent to build "the Free Grammar School and Almshouses" at Aldenham; the foundation stone was laid in 1597.
[Ref: 22568]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Alder Alnus.
Alder Alnus. No.2
Jwint Barber 1811.
Etching, rare. 292 x 395mm. 11½ x 15½". Torn into the right-hand edge of the image. Horizontal crease through the centre.
View with three cows wading in a meandering river, the left bank lined with alder trees, and two sheep lying on grass; two cows standing behind wooden fence on the right bank.
[Ref: 19390]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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"I believe I'm right". M.r. Alder.
Drawn Etch.d. Pub.d. as the act directs by Rich.d. Dighton.
London Pub.d. by Tho.s. M.c.Lean 26 Haymarket, 1824.
Hand-coloured etching with very large margins. Watermarked 'J. Whatman Turkey Mill 1826'. Plate: 185 x 260mm (7¼ x 10¼"). Surface dirt and some staining on lower edge.
A full-length portrait in profile facing left of Daniel Alder, an indigo broker. The text 'Y.C.Tallow 60/-" issues from his closed mouth. In the shadow cast by the figure 'Hughes/ 14 Lombard St/Fleet St.' is printed in reverse. Hughes was a manufacturer and supplier of copper plates, Dighton would sometimes use the reverse of the plate causing the manufacturer's impress to appear in the image.
BM 14537.A
[Ref: 34408]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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23. [Alderman.]
23. [Alderman.]
[Drawn & engraved by William Henry Pyne.]
Published by William Miller, Albemarle Street Jan.y 1. 1805.
Hand coloured etching with aquatint. Sheet 340 x 250mm (13¼ x 10").
An alderman in red robe and wig, standing on a building side south of the Thames, with St Paul's Cathedral clearly visible. The print was published in 'The Costume of Great Britain', a work notable for portraying British life on the eve of the Industrial Revolution.
Abbey Life 430.
[Ref: 28721]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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The Finishing of an Aldermans Picture.
The Finishing of an Aldermans Picture.
Pubd. Jany. 1. 1773 by MDarly 39 Strand.
Etching, 245 x 175mm. 9¾ x 7".
A fashionable lady and gentleman arranged on a chaise longue in an interior. This seems to be a City of London alderman's wife being amused by her young lover, who adds cuckold's horns to her husband's (identifiable) portrait on the wall behind. From an album of caricatures published by Mary Darly dated January 1776. It seems that her husband Matthew made the plates. Numbered 'V.3' upper left and '8' upper right.
BM Satires: undescribed. Guildhall Library: 18371.
[Ref: 14515]   £320.00  
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The Aldermen Turtle and Gruel.
The Aldermen Turtle and Gruel.
Pub Accord.g to Act Aug.t 11 th 1773 by MDarly 39. Strand.
Etching, 250 x 175mm, 9¾ x 7".
Two aldermen, one short and grotesquely fat, the oner tall, hook-nosed and thin. Possibly intended to personify liberality and frugality in the Mayoral Chair. From an album of caricatures published by Mary Darly dated January 1776. It seems that her husband Matthew made the plates.
[Ref: 14570]   £330.00  
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Fire Proof Sugar Refinery
Fire Proof Sugar Refinery Erected for Mess.rs Charles & John Frederick Bowman by C. Dyson Esq.re Architect. Anno 1851
Vincent Brooks, lithographer, 421 Oxford Street, London
Colour lithograph, very scarce & fine, 630 x 845mm (24¾ x 33¼"). Outside of frame 690 x 910mm (27 x 35¾"). Unexamined out of frame.
The sugar refinery of Charles and John Frederick Bowman, 27 Alie Street (then Great Alie Street), Aldgate, London.
[Ref: 15162]   £650.00  
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Barry.
Barry.
Celcil Aldin. [Within plate.]
Printed and Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode, Ltd., His Majesty's Printers, 4 Middle Row Street, London, E.C 4, England. [n.d., c.1925.]
Photolithograph. Printed area: 285 x 300mm (11¼ x 11¾") Frame size: 560 x 560mm (22 x 22"). In original frame with damaged label on reverse. Unexamined out of frame.
A portrait of a Sealyham Terrier, looking directly towards the viewer. Following the First World War, the breed surged in popularity, however numbers have dropped significantly since then, with the breed listed as a Vulnerable Native Breed by the Kennel Club. The breed was developed between 1850 and 1891 by Captain John Edwardes, at Sealyham House, near Wolfscastle in the Welsh county of Pembrokeshire. By Cecil Aldin (1870 - 1935), British artist and illustrator best known for his paintings and sketches of animals, sports, and rural life.
[Ref: 37751]   £260.00  
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[Old English Sports & Games- Cricket.]
[Old English Sports & Games- Cricket.]
Cecil Aldin. [signed in pencil.]
Entered at Stationer's Hall - Copyright. - Entered According to Act of Congress, in the year 1901, by Lawrence & Bullen, Ltd., In the Office of Librarian of Congress, at Washington. Copyright 1901- Published by Lawrence & Bullen, Ltd., 16 Henrietta Stret, Covent Garden, London, W.C.
Lithograph. Sheet: 345 x 275mm, (13½ x 10¾").
A portly figure swinging his cricket bat in the air, looks behind him concerned as the ball hits the wicket and the bails fly through the air. A crowd of men and women watch from the sidelines. From Cecil Aldin's (1870-1935) 'Old English Sports & Games' series.
[Ref: 37826]   £480.00  
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[Old English Sports & Games- Golf.]
[Old English Sports & Games- Golf.]
Cecil Aldin. [signed in pencil.]
Entered at Stationer's Hall- Copyright.- Entered According to Act of Congress, in the ear 1901, by Lawrence & Bullen, Ltd., In the Office of Librarian of Congress, at Washington. Copyright 1901- Published by Lawrence & Bullen, Ltd., 16 Henrietta Stret, Covent Garden, London, W.C.
Lithograph. Sheet: 345 x 270mm, (13½ x 10½").
An angry golfer in a red coat hits his ball towards the scrub, behind him a young caddy wearing a tam o'shanter covers his mouth trying not to laugh and a fugure peeps over the hill. From Cecil Aldin's (1870-1935) 'Old English Sports & Games' series.
[Ref: 37827]   £350.00  
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Old Aldridge of Eddington.
Old Aldridge of Eddington. Twice tried before F. Burton Esq. at Oxford for assaulting a Young Lady of that City.
Publish'd May 7, 1787. by I.F. Bryant, No. 35, Long Acre.
Etching with aquatint, image 132 x 94mm. Trimmed to plate and tipped into album page.
Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 7557]   £170.00   (£204.00 incl.VAT)
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William Aldridge. Aged 112.
William Aldridge. Aged 112.
Published April 1.st 1794, by T Cadell, Strand.
Etching and stipple, with large margins. Plate 184 x 140mm. 7¼ x 5½". Creasing through centre.
Portrait; half length, seated, to the front, turned very slightly to the right; his left hand raised to his chest. William Aldridge (1584-1698) was Wheelwright at Acton and a centenarian.
[Ref: 24241]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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Ulysee Aldrovandi (Polygraphe),
Ulysee Aldrovandi (Polygraphe), Professeur de Botanique à l'Université de Bologne. Né à Bologne le 11 Septembre 1522. Mort le 10 Mars 1605 dans sa Patrie.
Dessiné d’après le Dessin original de Gandolfi, tire du cabinet de M. le B.on Cuvier, et Gravé par Ambroise Tardieu.
[n.d. c.1830.]
Stipple. 216 x 145mm (9¾ x 5¾"). Cut to plate at bottom.
Ulisse Aldrovandi (1522-1605) the Italian naturalist who was the moving force behind Bologna's botanical garden. Linnaeus considered him to be the father of natural history studies.
W: 46-12.
[Ref: 29581]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Richard Aldworth
Richard Aldworth From the Original in the Council Chamber.
[Anon., n.d., c.1816.]
Etching with aquatint, image 230 x 160mm. 9 x 6¼". Lacking margin at top and bottom.
Full length portrait of Richard Aldworth (d.1656), benefactor to the town of Reading, Berkshire; standing beside a table in ruff and gown, right hand on book, statuette of the Virgin to left, skull to right. Numbered 'Pl 22' upper right; from John Man's 'The History and Antiquities ... of the Borough of Reading' (Reading, 1816).
O'Donoghue p.32. See BL 190.d.12. G.4081.
[Ref: 21596]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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