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The City of Astracan, the Capital of Tartary.
The City of Astracan, the Capital of Tartary.
W.M. Craig del. R.W. Wallis sc.
Published by Nuttall, Fisher & Co. Liverpool. Feb.y 1816.
Engraving. 210 x 272mm. 8¼ x 10¾". Some toning along edges.
A view of Astrakhan, in southern European Russia and the administrative centre of Astrakhan Oblast. The river behind is that of the Volga River, which leads directly to the Caspian Sea.
[Ref: 25844]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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[Fire worshippers at Baku, Azerbaijan] Indiens
[Fire worshippers at Baku, Azerbaijan] Indiens (Habitants de Bakou, addones au culte de feu.)
Dessine d'apres les originaux du Price Gagarin par Zakharoli. Lith. par J. Laurens.
Imp. Lemercier, Paris [n.d., c.1850].
Fine coloured chromolithograph, 1st state, scarce, image 315 x 225mm. 12½ x 9". A fine impression with full margins.
Baku, sometimes Baki or Bakou, is the capital, largest city, and largest port of Azerbaijan and the Caucasus region. It is located on the southern shore of the Absheron Peninsula, that projects into the Caspian Sea. Title in Russian to right. After Prince Grigoriï Grigorevitch Gagarin (1810 - 1893), from a series; possibly for the folio 'Le Caucase pittoresque, dessine´ d’apre`s nature par le prince G. Gagarine; avec une introduction et un texte explicatif par le comte E. Stackelberg' (Paris, 1847[-59]).
See BL 743.f.20.
[Ref: 22337]   £280.00  
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[Circassia] Noble Circassien.
[Circassia] Noble Circassien.
Dessine sur les Lieux par le Cap.e Wiebel en 1774.
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. 277 x 162mm.
[Ref: 1966]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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[Circassia] Noble Circassienne.
[Circassia] Noble Circassienne.
Dessinee sur les Lieux par le Cap.e Wiebel en 1774.
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. 277 x 167mm.
[Ref: 1967]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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[Circassia] Delarom_The Fair Circassian. The present favorite Companion of His Excellency The Persian Ambassador.
[Circassia] Delarom_The Fair Circassian. The present favorite Companion of His Excellency The Persian Ambassador.
Engraved by Ja.s Thomson from an original Painting by an eminent Artist.
Published by John Bell for La Bella Assemblee August 2.d 1819.
Stipple. 228 x 140mm. 9 x 5½". Trimmed, some creasing.
Delarom, a Circassian beauty, the favourite of the Persian Ambassador.
[Ref: 27008]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Circassien. Costes. Etrangers.
Circassien. Costes. Etrangers.
d’après le Pce. Gagarine. Hippte. Pauquet.
Pauquet freres, editeurs. Imp. Chatain, Rue de l'Hotel Colbert, 12. 32me. Liv. No.64. Bureaux des modes et costumes historiques Rue d'Enfer, 83, Carrefr. De l'Observatoire, 11. Rue de Beaune, 14.
Hand-coloured engraving and stipple. 292 x 222mm. 11½ x 8¾".
With a large falcon on his arm.
[Ref: 15668]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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Foreign Costumes, No.3.
Foreign Costumes, No.3. Circassia.
L. Mansion delt.
Published by W. Spooner 259 Regent Street [n.d., c.1830s].
Hand-coloured lithograph with gum arabic. Image 190 x 135mm, 7½ x 5¼". A little soiled and stained. Bright original colour.
A man of the mountainous country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia, at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe, between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea. He wears a turban and has one hand on the hilt of his curved sword. William Spooner and L. Mansion published a series of fancy national costumes.
[Ref: 22340]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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[Georgia] Noble Georgiene.
[Georgia] Noble Georgiene.
Dessine sur les Lieux par le Capitaine de Wiebel en 1774.
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. 274 x 166mm.
[Ref: 2033]   £40.00   (£48.00 incl.VAT)
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Costume Etrangérs. Georgie.
Costume Etrangérs. Georgie.
L. Mansion del.t.
London, Published by W. Spooner 259, Regent Street. Printed by Graf & Soret.
Lithograph with fine hand colour. Printed area 240 x 140mm (9½ x 5½"). Large margins.
A woman in an elaborate dress, turban and fur-trimmed coat, in a rose garden.
[Ref: 37906]   £75.00   (£90.00 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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Improvisateur Sur Une Place Publique.
Improvisateur Sur Une Place Publique. Derviches Nomades. (Azerbaidjan.) [Subtitle of upper image.]
Dessine d'apres nature et lith. par Jules Laurens. Imp. par Lemercier, r. de Seine 57, Paris.
Publie par Pierre-Bertrand, Editeur. [n.d., c.1859.]
Lithograph, images each 202 x 270mm. Water stain lower right corner.
Joseph Auguste Jules Laurens (1825 - 1901) travelled with the geographer Xavier Hommaire de Hell on a scientific journey to Turkey and Persia, making over a thousand drawings of the sites, costumes and people he encountered. After Hommaire died of cholera in 1848 Laurens sent his notes back to his widow in Paris who completed a full account of their travels, 'Voyage en Turquie et en Perse, exécuté par ordre du Gouvernement Francais pendant les anne´es 1846, 1847 et 1848', containing many lithographs by Laurens.
[Ref: 7703]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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