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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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[Playing card] A Brace of Diamonds. [ink mss.]
[Playing card] A Brace of Diamonds. [ink mss.]
[Anon., c.1840.]
Pen & ink with watercolour in ink-ruled frame on card, sheet 100 x 155mm. 4 x 6".
A unique and amusing playing card sketched by an amateur: the two diamonds have become the red faces of a male and female figure in cap and bonnet.
[Ref: 18226]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Burton Ale, A Song.
Burton Ale, A Song.
[n.d., c.1830.]
Scrap, 150 x 110mm, 6 x 4¼", on page with two coloured etchings.
A song praising the joys of beer. At one time Burton-on-Trent produced a quarter of all British beer, made by such famous names as Worthington and Bass.
[Ref: 9991]   £120.00  
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[Two figures in church interior]
[Two figures in church interior] The bursting organs peal/ "Rolling on high, like an harmonious thunder/ The white robes and the lifted eyes; the world/ At peace, and all at peace with one another." Byron. [ms]
[Anonymous, c. 1830]
Coloured lithograph trimmed and pasted onto album sheet with manuscript and decorative border added by hand. Total sheet dimensions 390 x 245mm (15¼ x 9½").
Attractive example of how prints were cut out and placed in Victorian scrapbooks, with unrelated verses from Lord Byron's tragedy 'Werner' added below to suggest a context.
[Ref: 25506]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Be Content in every Station.
Be Content in every Station. Fortune who no Diversion knows/ Like disappointment laughs to see,/ How variously she can her Gifts transpose,/ Sometimes to one, Sometimes to another free./ Be sure to enjoy her while she's pleas'd to stay./ But if for flight she does prepare,/ Don't you at parting drop a Tear,/ But hold your Virtue fast for that alone you may./ Fortune a Goddess is to fools alone,/ The wise are always Masters of their own.
James Arnold
[n.d, c.1750]
Pen and ink, 405 x 335mm. 16 x 13¼". Repairs at top.
A handwritten poem on the virtues of self-sufficiency, surrounded by decorative figures. Unique.
From Capper Archive.
[Ref: 11270]   £480.00  
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[Engraving of the Crucifixion embellished with mss. illumination.]
[Engraving of the Crucifixion embellished with mss. illumination.]
[n.d., c.1840.].
Engraving with fine hand colour, image 85 x 60mm (3½ x 2½"), with mss. border, total 195 x 145mm (7¾ x 5¾"), with further scrap above, on album paper.
An extremely fine border imitiating mediaeval illumination, with a vine motif highlighted with gold leaves. On the reverse are two watercolours of pens.
[Ref: 44305]   £230.00   view all images for this item
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A Curious Piece of Antiquity on the crucifixion of our Saviour and the Town thieves who were crucified with Him.
A Curious Piece of Antiquity on the crucifixion of our Saviour and the Town thieves who were crucified with Him.
[n.d. c.1800.]
Pen and ink; etching, unique. 310 x 228mm (12¼ x 9").
Three poem crosses horizontally and vertically through three crucifixes.
[Ref: 31300]   £220.00  
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[A kitten playing with a ball of string.]
[A kitten playing with a ball of string.]
[n.d., c.1820s.]
Embossed card with watercolour and bodycolour, sheet 115 x 155mm. 4½ x 6". Vivid colour. Rare.
Specially designed for scrap album.
[Ref: 11929]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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[A peacock standing on a fence.]
[A peacock standing on a fence.]
[n.d., c.1820s.]
Embossed card with watercolour and bodycolour, sheet 190 x 150mm. 7½ x 6". Vivid colour. Rare.
The impressed verso reveals the impressive level of detail in the bird's feathers and foliage beneath, from an intricately worked metal die. Specially designed for scrap album.
[Ref: 11927]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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[A peacock standing on a fence.]
[A peacock standing on a fence.]
Dobbs. [Embossed in image.]
[n.d., c.1820s.]
Handcoloured embossed card. Sheet: 150 x 170mm, (6 x 6¾").
A vibrantly coloured peacock stands upon a gate. Item specifically designed for scrap albums.
[Ref: 39853]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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[A Pheasant]
[A Pheasant]
Dobbs. [Embossed image.]
[n.d., c.1820s.]
Handcoloured embossed card. Sheet: 150 x 190mm, (6 x 7½").
A vibrantly coloured pheasant standing on a tree trunk facing right. An embossed item specifically designed for scrap albums.
[Ref: 39854]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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[A stag in a landscape.]
[A stag in a landscape.]
[n.d., c.1820s.]
Embossed card with watercolour and bodycolour, sheet 130 x 180mm. 5 x 7". Vivid colour. Rare
Specially designed for scrap album.
[Ref: 11930]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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[Three designs for fans.]
[Three designs for fans.]
[Continental, possibly French, n.d., c.1860.]
Three fan leaves on one sheet, lithographs, sheet 550 x 370, 21¾ x 14½". Tatty and stained extremities, three tears at right, crease through upper left edge of top image.
In the top design, devil-like characters and malevolent monkeys burn an artist's canvasses as he lies helplessly pinned to the floor. The middle image shows men and women in a wintry landscape riding horse-drawn sleighs. The lowest design is divided into three sections; an apparently Turkish or middle-eastern battle scene in the centre is flanked by a carriage and another horse-drawn sleigh.
[Ref: 10695]   £220.00  
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Favour's in Literature, Painting and Music Gratefully Receiv'd.
Favour's in Literature, Painting and Music Gratefully Receiv'd.
T.L. Busby, sc.t.
Pub.d 1826 by T.L. Busby, 21 Charlotte St. Fitzroy Square.
Stipple engraving. Sheet 175 x 175mm (7 x 7") Trimmed.
A woman with two cherubs with scrap albums. A banner reads 'Scrap's Solicited'.
[Ref: 44179]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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[Collection of Irish ephemera.]
[Collection of Irish ephemera.]
[n.d. 1820.]
An Irish collection of small line engravings and invitation slips/visiting cards to persons of importance within Europe. Some laid on scrap sheets.
We believe that the General Fitzgerald referred to is the Lord Robert Stephen FitzGerald (17651833), 6th son of James FitzGerald, 1st Duke of Leinster, and British diplomat in Switzerland 17921795. Amongst the collection of visiting cards are the following four visitees: Alessandrina Bonaparte (1818 1874), daughter or Luciano Bonaparte, French Politian. Giovanni Battista Velluti, colloquially "Giambattista" (January 28, 1780 January 22, 1861) was an Italian castrato. Ercole Consalvi (June 8, 1757 January 24, 1824) was a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church - The new pope named him Cardinal Secretary of State, and in this capacity he negotiated the Concordat of 1801 with Napoleon, which reaffirmed the Roman Catholic Church as the established church of France and restored some of its civil status. He also reformed the administration of Rome and to some extent modernized the city. Nicolas Charles Oudinot, 1st Comte Oudinot, 1st Duc de Reggio (25 April 1767 in Bar-le-Duc 13 September 1847 in Paris), was a Marshal of France.
[Ref: 11328]   £650.00  
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[Indian woman with a muntjac deer and peacock-feather fan; on reverse are yhree scraps with samples of Oriental languages.]
[Indian woman with a muntjac deer and peacock-feather fan; on reverse are yhree scraps with samples of Oriental languages.]
Rev.d T. Price Nov.r 1872.
Lithograph with fine hand colour, French. Oval, 260 x 195mm, 10¼ x 7¾". Three paper scraps, with ink mss. within gilt-embossed paper borders, pasted on album sheet, 390 x 240mm, 15¼ x 9½".
Several Oriental quotations, some with English translations. The scripts include Greek, Arabic, Marathi, Persian and Urdu, and possibly Farsi.
[Ref: 25240]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT) view all images for this item
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Corona Ferrea.
Corona Ferrea.
Monza, presso Luca Corbetta Stampatore Libra[missing]. [n.d., c.1820s.]
Hand coloured engraving, sheet 155 x 215mm. 6 x 8½". Trimmed within plate.
The Corona Ferrea, or Corona del Ferro (Iron Crown) was used until the 19th century to crown Kings of Italy and Holy Roman Emperors. Tradition has it that it was forged with the iron of one of the nails that were used in the crucifixion of Jesus. The crown is venerated as a relic, and is kept in the cathedral of Monza, in the Lombardy region of Italy. Published for the cathedral library at Monza, possibly from a larger print or broadside.
[Ref: 11471]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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[Untitled medley print.]
[Untitled medley print.]
[n.d., c.1825.
Pen lithograph. Trimmed around image, so irregular, at most 190 x 180mm (7½ x 7"). Trimmed and laid on album paper.
A medley print, with a trompe l'oeil of eight cards: an illustration of Wellington kissing the hand of George IV, both on horseback; a ship beached for repairs; a map; a floorplan; a romanesque bust; the music to 'La Gazza Ladra' (Rossini's 'Thieving Magpie') arranged by T.W. Lloyd; and the trade card of 'James Bell, Printer, Bookseller & Stationer, 23, Lord Street'. It is probably that the print was published to demonstrate Bell's abilities.
[Ref: 40259]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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[A pictorial expansion of an armorial?]
[A pictorial expansion of an armorial?]
[n.d., c.1850.]
Wood engraving. Printed area 90 x 60mm, 3½ x 2½".
Apparently an armorial expanded to a vignette scene. The muzzled bear, pike, garland and musical instruments are all regular symbols from heraldry.
[Ref: 12701]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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St. Andrew and the Winged Serpent
St. Andrew and the Winged Serpent
[published by A. Park, Leonard St, c.1830]
Wood-engraving with fine hand-colouring, verso "A French Stable" published J. Fairburn Minories; 225 x 190mm (8¾ x 7½"). Trimmed around image; glued to album sheet.
St. Andrew of Scotland slaying the serpent, Patron Saint of Scotland. Such sheets of mythological and allegorical characters would have been sold plain for colouring and tinselling at home.
[Ref: 32285]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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St. James of Spain
St. James of Spain
[published by A. Park, 47 Leonard St.]
Wood-engraving with fine hand-colouring, 225 x 190mm (8¾ x 7½"). Trimmed around image; glued to album sheet.
St. James on horseback; Patron Saint of Spain, buried in Santiago. In the middle-distance are three figures waving clubs. Such sheets of mythological and allegorical characters would have been sold plain for colouring and tinselling at home.
[Ref: 32288]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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St. Patrick of Ireland
St. Patrick of Ireland
[published by A. Park, 47 Leonard St.]
Wood-engraving with hand-colouring, verso "The Tiger & Antelope" 225 x 190mm (8¾ x 7½"). Trimmed around image; glued to album sheet.
St. Patrick on horseback, Patron Saint of Ireland. In the middle-distance are three figures waving clubs. Such sheets of mythological and allegorical characters would have been sold plain for colouring and tinselling at home.
[Ref: 32287]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Park's Scraps.
Park's Scraps.
Pub by A. Park, Leonard St. [n.d. c.1835.]
Hand-coloured lithograph. 222 x 260mm. 8¾ x 10¼". Laid on album scrap.
Arthur Park's depictions of Chinese life with a fruit carrier and souvenir vendor. In the other two opposite corners is a woman and child; in one the child plays a pipe and the other he presents a bird.
[Ref: 21410]   £85.00   (£102.00 incl.VAT)
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The Great Mogul.
The Great Mogul.
[n.d. c.1820.]
Engraving. 114 x 89mm. 4½ x 3½". Trimmed,
Heavily trimmed outer wrapper of playing cards - This particular wrapper "THE GREAT MOGUL" - SUCCrs. TO MATTw. GIBSON, Superfine Cards Made by Josh. Hunt & Son, Card Makers to his Majesty No.58 Mortimer Street, LONDON. " - central graphic pain of a Great Mogul within a border featuring the four suit signs. This motif was also used by Hall and Bancks in 1823 and again by Reynolds & Son. in 1830.
[Ref: 17407]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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When I have sixpence under my thumb, Then I get credit in ilka town; But when I am poor, They bid me gae bye, O Poverty Parts good company.
When I have sixpence under my thumb, Then I get credit in ilka town; But when I am poor, They bid me gae bye, O Poverty Parts good company.
Harttwieg sin f Schinberg lith.
[n.d. c.1850.]
Lithograph. 95 x 122mm. 3¾ x 4¾". Paper toning.
Robert Montgomery (1807-1855) was an English poet. This particular text comes from part of his second poem in 1827 "The Age Reviewed", a satire on contemporary mankind.
[Ref: 17403]   £85.00   (£102.00 incl.VAT)
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[Riddle sheet]
[Riddle sheet]
[n.d., c.1850]
Manuscript, sheet 105 x 145mm. 4¼ x 5½".
Fascinating sheet arranging a series of (unanswered) riddles in a decorative way, moving outwards from a central point. Examples: 'what is most likely to fly when its wings are cut off?'; 'To what question must you always answer yes?'
[Ref: 15837]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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A fragment of the standard of Rudolph 1st, founder of the House of Habsburg, and first Emperor of Germany, given me at the Civic Arsenal, at Vienna, Dec.r 23rd 1841. It is 566 years old.
A fragment of the standard of Rudolph 1st, founder of the House of Habsburg, and first Emperor of Germany, given me at the Civic Arsenal, at Vienna, Dec.r 23rd 1841. It is 566 years old.
Manuscript, fabric and printed decorative border, 180 x 120mm (7 x 4¾"). Cut out and pasted onto nineteenth century album sheet.
[Ref: 25514]   £450.00  
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The Brank or Bridle, An ancient Instrument of Punishment for Scolds and other 'Unquiet Women'. The Original in the Possession of Dr Kendrick Warrington.
The Brank or Bridle, An ancient Instrument of Punishment for Scolds and other 'Unquiet Women'. The Original in the Possession of Dr Kendrick Warrington.
S. Holaen, del et lith.
[n.d., c.1840.]
Very rare lithograph. Sheet 220 x 140mm (8¾ x 5¼"). Time stained. Mounted on album paper.
Two illustrations of the infamous 'Scold's Bridle, one showing the design, the other showing it in use. The first recorded use was in Scotland in 1567, the last in Bolton-le-Moors, Lancashire, as late as 1856.
[Ref: 40964]   £110.00   (£132.00 incl.VAT)
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[Pair of Scottish Armorials.]
[Pair of Scottish Armorials.]
[n.d., c.1800.]
Pair of ink and watercolour armorials, 180 x 130mm & 180 x 150mm. Trimmed and laid on album paper.
[Ref: 7087]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[Pair of Scottish Armorials.]
[Pair of Scottish Armorials.]
[n.d., c.1800.]
Pair of ink armorials, 180 x 145mm & 180 x 150mm. Trimmed and laid on album paper.
[Ref: 7088]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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[Three Scottish Armorials.]
[Three Scottish Armorials.]
[n.d., c.1800.]
Three ink and watercolour armorials, 185 x 145mm, 150 x 120mm & 155 x 120mm. Trimmed and laid on album paper.
[Ref: 7089]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[Pair of Scottish Armorials.]
[Pair of Scottish Armorials.]
[n.d., c.1800.]
Pair of ink armorials, 185 x 150mm & 190 x 150mm. Trimmed and laid on album paper.
[Ref: 7090]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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[Pair of Scottish Armorials.]
[Pair of Scottish Armorials.]
[n.d., c.1800.]
Pair of ink and watercolour armorials, 175 x 140mm & 185 x 150mm. Trimmed and laid on album paper.
[Ref: 7091]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Composite design for a child's scrap book.]
[Composite design for a child's scrap book.]
Salmon lith.
Printed by Lefevre & Kohler 52 Newman St. [London, n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph in fine original colour by hand with gum arabic, scarce. 260 x 200mm, 10¼ x 8". Contemporary presentation: glued to album leaf, with ink ruled border, numbered 'No 233' in pen lower right.
A fine example of the designs, combining elements of science, art and nature, that were printed for children to put into their scrap albums (as here). Assembling such albums became a 19th century childhood craze, and these decorative vignettes often served as a kind of frontispiece. Includes volume of Newton & a globe.
[Ref: 27546]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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[Watercolour celebrating Lady Anne Farquharson-Mackintosh & Culloden.]
[Watercolour celebrating Lady Anne Farquharson-Mackintosh & Culloden.] "Prince Charles Edward, halted ten miles from Inverness, at My Castle, the seat of the Chief of Mac Intosh. The Chief himself was was serving with Lord Loudon, but Lady Mac Intosh remained to raise the clan for the opposite party, and rode in their front as Commander with a man's bonnet on her head & pistols at her saddle Bow." L.d. Mahon. viii. P.443.
[n.d., c. 1850.]
Scrap, with watercolour rose, ink text and fragment of Maclintosh tartan. Image 260 x 240mm, on album sheet with more scraps on reverse.
During the 1745 rebellion Angus Mackintosh, the chief of Clan Mackintosh, had become a commander in the British Black Watch regiment. While he was away on duty his wife, Lady Anne Farquharson-MacKintosh rallied 350 men of the Clan Mackintosh and Chattan Confederation to the Jacobite standard at the Battle of Culloden in April 1746. Angus was captured at the Battle of Prestonpans and was paroled to his wife. She famously greeted him with the words, 'Your servant, captain' to which he replied, 'your servant, colonel' thereby giving her the nickname Colonel Anne.
At Culloden, the Mackintosh Clan was the first to charge the British troops. They broke through the first two ranks, but then found themselves trapped behind the lines. Almost all of the Mackintosh warriors were killed.

[Ref: 7078]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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Alphabet manuel francais. [&] Alphabet manuel anglais.
Alphabet manuel francais. [&] Alphabet manuel anglais.
[n.d., c.1830.]
Four engraving, each approx 95 x 90mm. 3¾ x 3½". Laid on two album sheets.
The sign language alphabets in both French and English.
[Ref: 11135]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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The Spiritual Barometer  A scale of the progress of Sin and Grace.
The Spiritual Barometer A scale of the progress of Sin and Grace. Glory. Indifference. Perdition.
from Miss Rowling - Hampton Wick 4/3/[18]57
Ink mss., with pen and ink 'barometer' diagram to left, ink ruled border; sheet 225 x 150mm. 9 x 6". Fold creases.
A young lady appears to have copied one of the many popular morality prints of the time on the theme of degrees of progress of sin and piety. A note to the user at bottom advises 'The Reader must peruse this from the middle upwards or downwards until he perceive the degree at which he now stands, and let him be careful of the first advances of sin...' 'Family Worship only on Sunday Evenings' to 'Disease and Death' is but a few degrees of descent from Indifference.
[Ref: 16855]   £140.00  
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St. George and the Dragon.
St. George and the Dragon.
[n.d., c.1835.]
Wood-engraving with fine hand-colouring. 230 x 200mm (9 x 8"). Trimmed around image and glued to backing sheet.
Toy theatre print, which was sold for use in miniature theatres which could be assembled through purchasing various backdrops and personages for home performance.
[Ref: 32471]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Monument erige aux illustres membres de la famille imperiale de Russie, qui ont daigne honnorer la ville de Carlsbad de teur presence.
Monument erige aux illustres membres de la famille imperiale de Russie, qui ont daigne honnorer la ville de Carlsbad de teur presence. Pour son altesse imperiale le grand prince Michel de Russie avec le plus profond respect.
taille par Leopold Huttner a Carlsbad 1835.
Hand stencilled design through black paper, laid on to satin-covered card with embossed gilt border. Presented in contemporary green paper covered boards, oblong folio (390 x 480mm, 15¼ x 18¾") with remains of crown and initial 'M' labels on cover. Facing the design glued to inside front cover the stencilled description above form the same black template; also dedication label in ink to Prince Michael with decorative gilt border overlaid. Binding scuffed, paper covers torn and partially missing at extremities. Spine damaged at top and bottom.
A truly unique representation of a monument erected in Karlsbad, Bohemia (then part of the Austrian Empire), to the Russian royal family. It took the form of a landscaped garden feature, apparently with a plaque at its centre commemorating members of the Imperial family and their illustrious predecessors. This was evidently presented to the infant Grand Duke Michael Nikolaevich (1832 1909) the fourth son and seventh child of Tsar Nicholas I of Russia and Charlotte of Prussia.
[Ref: 9430]   £2,500.00   view all images for this item
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[The Thames Tunnel: 10 illustrations from 'Memoranda and views relating to the tunnel now excavating under the Thames, from Rotherhithe to Wapping'.]
[The Thames Tunnel: 10 illustrations from 'Memoranda and views relating to the tunnel now excavating under the Thames, from Rotherhithe to Wapping'.]
[1840.]
10 engraved illustrations, various sizes. Trimmed and laid on album sheets.
Illustrations from a guidebook sold to the first visitors to the Thames Tunnel, being built by Marc Isambard Brunel (1769-1849). Work began in 1825 and finished in 1843, but the tunnel was opened to visitors in 1827, the year of the first edition of this guidebook. Brunel wrote much of the text, but draughtsmen and engineers working on the project provided the illustrations, including Pinchback, Richard Beamish and and Brunel's son, Isambard Kingdom Brunel. The illustrations include a map of the area, diagrams of Cochrane and Brunel's newly-invented tunnelling shield (including one with an overlay), longitudinal sections, a plan showing the progess of the digging (this example dated 1840) and a view of the tunnel with the figures of Brunel: Richard Beamish, William Gravatt and Isambard Kingdom Brunel.
[Ref: 32420]   £230.00   view all images for this item
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Thermomètre. Centigrade.
Thermomètre. Centigrade. Tempére. Glace.
[n.d. c 1880.]
Ink drawing surrounded by an ornate gold and blue patterned frame. 114 x 44mm. 4½ x 1¾". With frame 260 x 171mm. 10¼ x 6¾".
The Centigrade Thermometer, as proposed by Anders Celcius (1701-1744), as a Celcius temperature scale. He originally called his scale centigrade dreived from the latin for a "hundred steps"; however, for many years it was simply referred to as the Swedish thermometer.
[Ref: 18376]   £260.00  
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[Various modes of travelling.]
[Various modes of travelling.]
Milton Welch Jan.y 1867.
Engraving on embossed card, 140 x 165mm. 5½ x 6½". Mounted inside cardboard sheet with tissue flap.
Small engravings depicting seven modes of transport (balloon, walking, horse-drawn carriage, ship, horse, train, riding on the back of a tortoise]) forming a cross shape in the centre of a sheet of embossed card. In ink on the cardboard mount is written 'these various modes of travelling are drawn by the left hand. J.M.'. On the reverse is a riddle, handwritten in ink, entitled 'The Oxford Puzzle.'
[Ref: 8695]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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[Unidentified Manuscript armorial on vellum, featuring a leopard rampant holding a vine, with a running greyhound.]
[Unidentified Manuscript armorial on vellum, featuring a leopard rampant holding a vine, with a running greyhound.]
[n.d., c.1850.]
Manuscript on vellum, with gilt highlights. Sheet 250 x 196mm.
[Ref: 7085]   £260.00  
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Vivat.
Vivat. "What was on the window of Madame Sebastina the Illumination night, 23d of March/ Rome 1818 the Greek Ambassadors".
1818.
Ink mss, c. 100 x 90mm, 4 x 3½", on album paper. Some trimming.
The Latin word 'Vivat' transcribed into Armenian, Greek and Arabic scripts, with addional text in the same hand. On verso is a watercolour, 'Costume des environs de Berne', showing Swiss costumes near Berne.
[Ref: 9992]   £95.00   view all images for this item
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[Allegory of War and Peace.]
[Allegory of War and Peace.]
[n.d., c.1820.
Watercolour. Colours very fresh. Two sheets joined, total 105 x 650mm, 4 1/4 x 24 1/2". Unique. Folded, a few splits in folds, laid on album paper.
A charming watercolour, showing a scene of war on the left third and peaceful rural scenes on the rest. A warship is shown, disembarquing red-coated soldiers onto an island with a castle flying the Union Flag, while firing on another ship. The rustic scene includes coaching, steeplechasing, with a churchyard, windmill and yachts.
[Ref: 13415]   £350.00   view all images for this item
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Woods Original Drawing Scraps. New Series. Plate No 1.
Woods Original Drawing Scraps. New Series. Plate No 1. The Life Boat. The Return Home. The Ferry. My Favourite Pony. Abbey Ruins in Yorkshire.
Pub.ed 1st Jan.y 1861 By J.T Wood 278 Strand London W.C.
Coloured lithograph. Sheet 215 x 340mm (8½ x 13¼"). Laid on album paper.
A sheet of five images published to cater for scrap book enthusiasts, priced at '1d Plaine 2d Col.rd'. On a trade card in Heal Collection of the BM, Wood advertises himself as a 'Lace Paper, Valentine & Poetry Card Manufacturer', selling 'Mourning Cards & Tablets. Orders for Exportation.'
[Ref: 44304]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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