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[Egyptian Mummy, for Alexander Gordon's 'Essay...']
[Egyptian Mummy, for Alexander Gordon's 'Essay...'] Viro Ingenio et Artibus ornatiss.mo Richardo Mead Medico Regio: [...]
A.G. del. [...] Vertue Sc. [1733]
Engraving with original hand-colouring, sheet 390 x 240mm (15¼ x 9½"). Trimmed inside platemark; glued to backing sheet.
Engraving of a mummy, published as Plate XIII of Alexander Gordon's 'An Essay Towards explaining the Hieroglyphical Figures on the Coffin of the Ancient Mummy belonging to Capt William Lethieullier' (1737). Gordon (c.1692-1754?) was an antiquary and singer.
Alexander 672
[Ref: 47203]   £240.00  
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[Egyptian Mummy]
[Egyptian Mummy] Cadaver Balsamo conditum; simul cum Loculo ferali [...]
GV Sc. [1724]
Engraving with original hand-colouring, sheet 340 x 445mm (13½ x 17½"). Trimmed, losing publication line, and glued to backing sheet.
Four views of a mummy case, engraved by George Vertue after a drawing by William Lethieullier. Lethieullier was an army officer who had visited Egypt and was a member of the Egyptian Society founded in 1741. Vertue presented an impression to the Society of Antiquaries, the dedicatee of the print, in 1724. In 1775 Mrs Vertue presented the society with the copper plate. Note on front of album suggests the colour was added by Vertue.
Alexander 372.
[Ref: 47287]   £320.00  
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[Detail from front of Egyptian mummy case]
[Detail from front of Egyptian mummy case] 3. Loculi Conscpectus anterior auctior aliquantum, quo Figurae clarius et distintius appareant.
GV Sc. [1724]
Engraving with fine original hand-colouring, sheet 360 x 220mm (14¼ x 8¾"). Trimmed inside platemark; glued to backing sheet.
Detail of a mummy case, engraved by George Vertue after a drawing by William Lethieullier. Lethieullier was an army officer who had visited Egypt and was a member of the Egyptian Society founded in 1741. Note on front of album suggests the colour was added by Vertue. In 1775 Mrs Vertue presented the society with the copper plate.
Alexander 373
[Ref: 47286]   £240.00  
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Hussein Pacha Dey d'Alger, 1831.
Hussein Pacha Dey d'Alger, 1831.
A. Maurin del.
à Paris, chez Chaillou Editeur rue St. honoré, 140. Lith. de Delaporte, rue de l'Abbaye No4.
Lithograph. Printsellers blindstamp. Sheet: 265 x 185mm (10½ x 7¼").
A portrait of Hussein Dey (1765-1838) the last of the Ottoman provincial rulers of the Regency of Algiers.
[Ref: 47055]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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King Sahlela Selassie.
King Sahlela Selassie.
On Stone by W. L. Walton, from a Portrait by Major Harris. Printed by C. Hullmandel.
London Published by Longman & Co. 1844.
Fine hand-coloured lithograph, rare. Sheet: 140 x 220mm (4½ x 8½"). Creasing.
A portrait of Ethiopian Negus (monarch) Shale Selassie (1795-1847). An illustration from William Cornwallis Harris's 'The Highlands of Aethipia' published in three volumes in 1844.
[Ref: 47239]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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