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[Bat.]
[Bat.]
Drawn on stone by Mrs. Saumarez from an original painting by Miss Brant
[n.d., c.1840]
Lithograph with chalk, 215 x 270mm. 8½ x 10½".
Extremely rare and unusual lithograph reflecting the work of two female artists.
[Ref: 14671]   £290.00  
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The Beaver.
The Beaver.
J.E. Ridinger at viv. del. J.S. Muller Sculpt.
[British, n.d., c.1780.]
Etching, 340 x 415mm. 13½ x 16¼". Tatty extremities.
Landscape with six beavers, one of them in the centre eating the bark of a tree. Extensive description below title. Numbered '10' lower and upper right. After Johann Elias Ridinger (1698 - 1767) from an English publication of the c.1736 series of natural history and hunting subjects 'Betrachtung der wilden Thiere mit beygefügter vortrefflicher Poesie des hochberühmten Herrn Barthold Heinrich Brockes'.
[Ref: 20558]   £220.00  
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[The Beaver. Plate XXXV. (Castor fiber.)]
[The Beaver. Plate XXXV. (Castor fiber.)]
W. Kuhnert [facsimile inside image.]
[London. Frederick Warne & Co. & New York.] [1912.]
Chromolithograph. Plate 241 x 171mm (9½ x 6¾").
The Eurasian or European beaver. It was once widespread, but it was hunted to near-extinction for its fur and castoreum. They have since been reintroduced from Great Britain to China and Mongolia. From "Animal Portraiture being Fifty Studies", by Wilhelm Kunhert (text by Richard Lydekker). Friedrich Wilhelm Kuhnert (1865-1926), the German painter, author and illustrator who specialised in animal images.
[Ref: 30198]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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A German Wild Boar. One of the animals belonging to His Majesty in Windsor Gt. Park.
A German Wild Boar. One of the animals belonging to His Majesty in Windsor Gt. Park.
Etched by JF Lewis.
Pub by FC Lewis 1836. 3 Charlotte St. Portland Place.
Etching. Sheet 559 x 381mm. 22 x 15".
John Frederick Lewis (1804-1876) was primarily an Orientalist English painter; his son Frederick Christian Lewis (1779-1856) was an engraver and landscape painter.
Ex Collection: Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 19336]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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The Wild Boar. Le Sanglier.
The Wild Boar. Le Sanglier.
[n.d. c.1860.]
Hand-coloured engraving. 170 x 271mm. 6¾ x 10¾". Trimmed to round image for a scrapbook.
A savage-looking boar.
[Ref: 19385]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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[The Wild Cat. Plate XIV. (Felis catus).]
[The Wild Cat. Plate XIV. (Felis catus).]
W. Kuhnert [facsimile inside image.]
[London. Frederick Warne & Co. & New York.] [1912.]
Chromolithograph. Plate 241 x 171mm (9½ x 6¾").
A wild cat sitting comfortably on a tree branch. From "Animal Portraiture being Fifty Studies", by Wilhelm Kunhert (text by Richard Lydekker). Friedrich Wilhelm Kuhnert (1865-1926), the German painter, author and illustrator who specialised in animal images.
[Ref: 30184]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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[Presentation copies of 'The Sanctuary' & 'Challenge'.]  Robert Graves Esq.r A.R.A. with Chas. G. Lewis' best regards. [pencil.]
[Presentation copies of 'The Sanctuary' & 'Challenge'.] Robert Graves Esq.r A.R.A. with Chas. G. Lewis' best regards. [pencil.]
[Painted by Sir Edwin Landseer, Engraved by Chas. G. Lewis.]
[Published 1850 & 1852.]
Pair of presentation proofs limited to 25. 340 430mm, 13½ x 17½". Mint.
Red deer in highland settings. The dedication is to Robert Graves (1798-1873), an engraver and brother to Henry Graves the publisher.
PSA.
[Ref: 8562]   £320.00   (£384.00 incl.VAT) view all images for this item
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[The Red Deer. Plate XXXIV. (Cervus elaphus).]
[The Red Deer. Plate XXXIV. (Cervus elaphus).]
W. Kuhnert [facsimile inside image.]
[London. Frederick Warne & Co. & New York.] [1912.]
Chromolithograph. Plate 171 x 241mm (6¾ x 9½").
The red deer inhabits most of Europe, the Caucasus Mountains region in Asia Minor and parts of western and central Asia. From "Animal Portraiture being Fifty Studies", by Wilhelm Kunhert (text by Richard Lydekker). Friedrich Wilhelm Kuhnert (1865-1926), the German painter, author and illustrator who specialised in animal images.
[Ref: 30197]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Fallow Deer.
Fallow Deer.
Painted by A. Cooper R.A. Drawn on Stone by Thos. Fairland.
[British, n.d., c.1835.]
Fine lithograph on india paper, very rare. Image 300 x 250mm, 11¾ x 9¾". Margins a little trimmed. Some creasing to corner tips.
Fine study of a stag's head, with magnificent antlers; wooded landscape in background. After Abraham Cooper (1787 - 1868), from a series of animal portraits.
[Ref: 25153]   £220.00  
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Leaves from the Book of Nature. Deer.
Leaves from the Book of Nature. Deer. For Full Descriptions vide the Naturalist's Library. Published by W.H. Lizars Edinburgh. S. Highley London. & W.Curry Jun.r & Co Dublin. and ssolb by all Book & Printsellers.
Lizars sc.
[Edinburgh? c. 1840.]
Coloured wood engraving. Sheet 550 x 405mm (21½ x 16"). Slight toning.
Ten illustrations of different types of deer, from the Red Deer of Scotland to the Springbok of South Africa and the Chikara of Bengal. It was printed as a salesman's sheet, used to advertise Sir William Jardine's 'Naturalist's Library', a hugely successful series of forty volumes published between 1833-1843. By choosing a small format Jardine could sell the volumes cheaply, bringing natural history to the general public.
[Ref: 30225]   £280.00  
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[A Deer.]
[A Deer.]
John Skeaping 1928. [In pencil.]
Etching. Plate: 200 x 150mm (8 x 6"), with very large margins.
A portrait of a deer eating by artist John Skeaping (1901-1980) famous for his animal sculpture. Skeaping, designed work for Wedgwood, was a member of the London group and was elected to the Royal Academy in 1960.
[Ref: 44542]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Bitch Suckling]
[Bitch Suckling]
J. Le Ducq fe: 1661
Etching, platemark 140 x 175mm (5½ x 7") large margins.
One of a set of eight etchings of dogs by Jan Le Ducq (1629/30-76), painter and etcher active in the Hague.
[Ref: 45996]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Itinera Varia Auctoris.
Itinera Varia Auctoris.
G. Edwards. 1746.
[London. George Edwards].
Hand coloured engraving. Platemark: 255 x 210mm (10 x 8¼"). Small stains to sheet.
A frontispiece from Geroge Edward's famous work, 'A Natural History of Uncommon Birds'. The map shows the author's voyages around England and Europe between 1718 and 1730. However, the illustrations come from further afield; at the top is the beak of the Egyptian Ibis; underneath are male and female stag beetles from Borneo; and at the bottom is the Least Hummingbird of Jamaica. George Edwards (1694 - 1773) is known as the father of British ornithology, and on the recommendation of Sir Hans Sloane, was appointed librarian to the Royal College of Physicians in London in 1733.
[Ref: 33511]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[The Fox. Plate XXV. (Canis vulpes or Vulpes alopex).]
[The Fox. Plate XXV. (Canis vulpes or Vulpes alopex).]
W. Kuhnert [facsimile inside image.]
[London. Frederick Warne & Co. & New York.] [1912.]
Chromolithograph. Plate 241 x 171mm (9½ x 6¾").
A common red fox. From "Animal Portraiture being Fifty Studies", by Wilhelm Kunhert (text by Richard Lydekker). Friedrich Wilhelm Kuhnert (1865-1926), the German painter, author and illustrator who specialised in animal images.
[Ref: 30190]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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[The Hare. Plate X. (Lepus europaeus).]
[The Hare. Plate X. (Lepus europaeus).]
W. Kuhnert [facsimile inside image.]
[London. Frederick Warne & Co. & New York.] [1912.]
Chromolithograph. Plate 241 x 171mm (9½ x 6¾").
Two European Hares, also known as the brown hare, are native to Europe and western Asia. From "Animal Portraiture being Fifty Studies", by Wilhelm Kunhert (text by Richard Lydekker). Friedrich Wilhelm Kuhnert (1865-1926), the German painter, author and illustrator who specialised in animal images.
[Ref: 30182]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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[Hares escaping.]
[Hares escaping.]
Archibald Thorburn [in image and pencil signature.] Goupil & Co.
Printed in Paris _ London Published 1896 by The Fine Art Society, 148 New Bond Street, W.
Photogravure on india, signed in pencil. Plate 299 x 190mm. 11¾ x 7½". Damage at bottom outside plate.
Two hares escaping hunters, a third lies dead on the ridge. Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935) the Scottish artist and bird illustrator, known for his widely reproduced images of British wildlife, with their evocative and dramatic backgrounds.
[Ref: 26649]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[The Lynx. Plate XXIX. (Felis (Lynx) lynx).]
[The Lynx. Plate XXIX. (Felis (Lynx) lynx).]
W. Kuhnert [facsimile inside image.]
[London. Frederick Warne & Co. & New York.] [1912.]
Chromolithograph. Plate 241 x 171mm (9½ x 6¾").
The lynx, a genus of medium-sixed wild cats. They are found in parts of North America, and Northern Europe. From "Animal Portraiture being Fifty Studies", by Wilhelm Kunhert (text by Richard Lydekker). Friedrich Wilhelm Kuhnert (1865-1926), the German painter, author and illustrator who specialised in animal images.
[Ref: 30194]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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[The Marmot. Plate XXXVI. (Arctomys marmotta).]
[The Marmot. Plate XXXVI. (Arctomys marmotta).]
W. Kuhnert [facsimile inside image.]
[London. Frederick Warne & Co. & New York.] [1912.]
Chromolithograph. Plate 241 x 171mm (9½ x 6¾").
The alpine marmot, found in mountainous areas of central and southern Europe. They live at heights between 800 and 3200 metres in the Alps, Carpathians, Tatras, the Pyrenees and Northern Apennines in Italy. From "Animal Portraiture being Fifty Studies", by Wilhelm Kunhert (text by Richard Lydekker). Friedrich Wilhelm Kuhnert (1865-1926), the German painter, author and illustrator who specialised in animal images.
[Ref: 30199]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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[Cheese-tasters.]
[Cheese-tasters.]
END [monogram in plate.] E.N. Downard Ernest Mohn. [pencil signatures.]
London Published March 16th 1882 by Arthur Lucas the Proprietor, 37 Duke St. Piccadilly.
Very scarce rare etching on india laid paper, limited edition of 158 signed proofs, 255 x 335mm. 10 x 13¼". Some slight surface soiling.
Two house mice nibbling at some cheese crumbs on a dish on a table. After Ebenezer Newman Downard (fl.1849 - 1889). Printseller's Association blindstamp lower left.
Printseller's Association: pg.54.
[Ref: 12150]   £220.00  
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[The Pine-Marten. Plate XXVII. (Mustela martes).]
[The Pine-Marten. Plate XXVII. (Mustela martes).]
W. Kuhnert [facsimile inside image.]
[London. Frederick Warne & Co. & New York.] [1912.]
Chromolithograph. Plate 241 x 171mm (9½ x 6¾").
The European pine martin, native to Northern Europe belonging to the mustelid family, which included mink, otter, badger, wolverine and weasel. From "Animal Portraiture being Fifty Studies", by Wilhelm Kunhert (text by Richard Lydekker). Friedrich Wilhelm Kuhnert (1865-1926), the German painter, author and illustrator who specialised in animal images.
[Ref: 30192]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Graphic Illustrations Of Animals, Shewing Their Utility To Man, In Their Services During Life And Uses After Death. Pl. 18. The Seal and Walrus.
Graphic Illustrations Of Animals, Shewing Their Utility To Man, In Their Services During Life And Uses After Death. Pl. 18. The Seal and Walrus.
Published by Thomas Varty, 31, Strand, London. [n.d., c.1850.]
Fine original hand coloured lithograph, sheet 360 x 415mm. 14¼ x 16¼". Vertical centrefold as normal. Mint
A central illustration of a seal and walrus, surrounded by nine vignette scenes of of their harvesting and products, including canoes, clothes, oil, glue and 'Ivory for Dentists use'. Drawn by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins (1807 - ?1889), artist and sculptor of natural history subjects. In 1852 he was appointed director of the fossil department at the Crystal Palace, where he worked with Richard Owen on the famous models of dinosaurs and other extinct lifeforms.
[Ref: 13283]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Vitello Marino Grande e Picciolo.]
Vitello Marino Grande e Picciolo.]
[Venice: Alessandri & Scataglia, c.1775.]
Coloured etching. 360 x 270mm (14¼ x 10¾"), with large margins.
An illustration of seals from an Italian edition of Buffon's 'Histoire Naturelle'.
[Ref: 45020]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[The Squirrel. Plate VI. (Sciurus vulgaris).]
[The Squirrel. Plate VI. (Sciurus vulgaris).]
W. Kuhnert [facsimile inside image.]
[London. Frederick Warne & Co. & New York.] [1912.]
Chromolithograph. Plate 241 x 171mm (9½ x 6¾").
Two red squirrels in a tree. From "Animal Portraiture being Fifty Studies", by Wilhelm Kunhert (text by Richard Lydekker). Friedrich Wilhelm Kuhnert (1865-1926), the German painter, author and illustrator who specialised in animal images.
[Ref: 30180]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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