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[Twelve notelets from seaside resorts.]
[Twelve notelets from seaside resorts.] N.E. View of the Pavilion & Royal Stables Brighton. [&] Sea Side Sketches. The Coast Guard. [&] Sea Side Sketches. The Egg Gatherer. [&] Sea Side Sketches. The Wave on the Beach. [&] Sea Side Sketches. The Man who Gathers Samphire. [&] Uglys and Wide Awakes. [&] Bathe this morning Sir. [&] Fine morning to bathe Ladies. [&] Moonlight on the Sea. [&] Crab Catching. [&] Playing on the Sands. [&] Hoisting Signs of Distress. [&] Out at Sea.
[Artists incl. G.Atwick, engravers incl Jeavons.]
[Publishers incl. Rock & Co., London.]
11 aquatints and 1 engraving (Brighton Pavilion) Sheets each 190 x 230mm, 7½ x 9", folded vertically. A very rare collection. Occasional spotting.
A collection of twelve notelets illustrated with seaside scenes, the precursors of seaside postcards.
[Ref: 17914]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT) view all images for this item
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The Blessings of Peace and the Calamities of War.
The Blessings of Peace and the Calamities of War.
Publish'd according to Act of Parliam.t Sept. 27th 1762. Printed & Sold by J. Hawkins Printer in Shire Lane, Temple Bar.
Copper engraving with old ink mss. 425 x 340mm, 16¾ x 13½". 'LVG' watermark. Wear to edges, trimmed to plate on right.
A broadsheet writing sheet, with eight vignettes illustrating quotations from the Bible, four each for peace and war.
[Ref: 16822]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Summer Views.
Summer Views.
Terry & Co. Sculp, No 62 Pater Noster Row.
Printed & Sold by John Farrell, No 7 Pater-Noster Row, Cheapside, London.
Copper engraving. 450 x 360mm, 17¾ x 14¼". 'G Taylor & Son' watermark. Splits & tears repaired.
An unused broadsheet writing sheet, with nine vignettes of idyllic landscapes.
[Ref: 16824]   £260.00  
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[Decorative printed frame.]
[Decorative printed frame.]
Day & Haghe Lithrs. to the Queen, London [n.d., c.1860].
Decorative floral frame/border, chromolithograph highlighted in gold leaf, printed on card; sheet 270 x 370mm. 10½ x 14½". Vibrant contemporary colour.
This wonderfully elaborate frame was designed to surround lettering (as in a titlepage for example) or a print.
[Ref: 20969]   £95.00  
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[Writing sheet.]  Un moucheron s'approchant...[etc.]
[Writing sheet.] Un moucheron s'approchant...[etc.]
[Anon.]
[France, c.1790.]
Ink mss. calligraphy, with pen and ink illustration of a lion chasing a fly above, lion vignette below; on watermarked laid paper. Sheet 390 x 235mm, 15¼ x 9¼". Laid to card; some staining.
A unique, charming, and very decorative writing sheet that showcases the penmanship and draughtsmanship of its unknown French creator.
Provenance: Pemberton family of Trumpington Hall.
[Ref: 13064]   £140.00  
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Harlequin and Mother Goose; or The Golden Egg
Harlequin and Mother Goose; or The Golden Egg
Publish'd March 25 1807, by Laurie & Whittle, 53 Fleet Street, London.
Unused engraved writing sheet in original colour. 450 x 350mm (17¾ x 13¾"), watermarked 'J. Whatman 1805', large margins. Repair in margin, damage to bottom right corner of margin.
A writing sheet illustrated with ten scenes from Thomas Dibdin's pantomine, first performed at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, on Boxing Day, 1806, the year before this print was published. Running for 92 nights, with Joseph Grimaldi as the Harlequin, it was the most successful pantomime to date.
[Ref: 35359]   £420.00  
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[Carpenter's family, writing sheet?]
[Carpenter's family, writing sheet?]
H.H. 8M. Hubert v. Herkomer [pencil signature.]
[London, c.1885.]
Etching, proof; watermark Herkomer. 200 x 145mm (8 x 5¾").
A couple carrying a baby, the handle of a saw protruding from the man's pack. The blank area botom right would be for either overprinting or a hand written note. By Sir Hubert von Herkomer (1849 - 1914), painter, watercolourist, draughtsman and etcher of portraits, landscapes, genre subjects. In 1869 he began working as an artist for a newly-founded newspaper 'The Graphic'. Herkomer was also a pioneering film maker: he established a studio at Lululaund (his Romanesque revival style house and studio in Melbourne Road, Bushey, Hertfordshire) and directed a number of historical costume dramas, designed to be shown accompanied by his own music.
[Ref: 44093]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Peace in India or the Conquest of Seringapatnam.
Peace in India or the Conquest of Seringapatnam.
Published 18th Nov.r 1799 by Laurie & Whittle, 53 Fleet Street London.
Engraving writing sheet, very scarce item with large margins. 430 x 340mm (17 x 13½") Very tatty extremities; edges browned.
A writing sheet surrounded by vignettes of the Battle of Seringapatnam (Srirangapatna), 1799.
[Ref: 31788]   £650.00  
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