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[Two illustrations to Jean de Léry, 'History of a Voyage to the Land of Brazil']
[Two illustrations to Jean de Léry, 'History of a Voyage to the Land of Brazil']
[Anon., c.1594]
Two wood engravings, scarce, the larger 120 x 155mm (4¾ x 6"). Trimmed; the larger glued to backing sheet.
Two illustrations to an early edition of the explorer and writer Jean de Léry's record of his travels in Brazil (first edition 1578).
[Ref: 47088]   £230.00  
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La Corvette la Bonite.
La Corvette la Bonite. (au Cap Horn).
Dessiné par Lauvergne. Imp. Lemercier, Bernard et C.ie. Lith. par Lauvergne.
Arthus Bertrand éditeur. London. Ackermann et C.o 96 Strand. [n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph, printed on chine collé. Printed area: 245 x 325mm (9¾ x 12¾") very large margins.
A view of the 'Bonite' out on the sea near Cape Horn. Plate 15 from Auguste Nicholas Vaillant's 'Voyage autour du Monde [...] 1836 et 1837[...] sur la Bonite' published in Paris and London between 1840-52, after an original drawing by B. Lauvergne.
[Ref: 47189]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Iles et Bancs de Glace.
Iles et Bancs de Glace. Cap Horn.
Dessiné par Lauvergne. Imp. Lemercier, Bernard et C.ie. Lith. par Sabatier.
Arthus Bertrand éditeur. London. Ackermann et C.o 96 Strand. [n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph, printed on chine collé. Printed area: 245 x 325mm (9¾ x 12¾") very large margins.
A view showing icebergs in the sea near Cape Horn. Plate 14 from Auguste Nicholas Vaillant's 'Voyage autour du Monde [...] 1836 et 1837[...] sur la Bonite' published in Paris and London between 1840-52, after an original drawing by B. Lauvergne.
[Ref: 47190]   £230.00  
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Construction. [In pencil.]
Construction. [In pencil.]
W.A. Howard. [Signed in pencil.]
[n.d., c.1930.]
Etching. Plate: 215 x 150mm (8½ x 6") very large margins. Cockling.
A view of a skyscraper being built.
[Ref: 47062]   £260.00  
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Waa-Top-E-Not or the Eagle's Bed. A Fox Chief.
Waa-Top-E-Not or the Eagle's Bed. A Fox Chief.
J. Barincou. Lehman & Duval Lith.rs.
Painted at the treaty of Prarie du Chien 1825 by J.O. Lewis.
Hand-coloured lithograph. Printed area: 270 x 220mm (10¾ x 8¾"), with large margins. Toning in edges on right.
A portrait of a Native American chief. From 'Celebrated Chiefs of the North American Indians' published by J.O. Lewis in Philadelphia in 1836.
[Ref: 46809]   £280.00  
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Le G.al Jackson. President des Etats-Unis.
Le G.al Jackson. President des Etats-Unis.
A Paris, chez Chaillou, rue S.t Honoré, No.140. Lith. de Lemercier, rue du Four S.G. No.55.
Lithograph. Publishers blindstamp. Sheet: 245 x 185mm (9¾ x 7¼").
A portrait of American soldier and statesman Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) who served as 7th President between 1829-1837.
[Ref: 47053]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Eight plates from the North-West America section of 'Illustrations of Missionary Scenes, an Offering to Youth'.]
[Eight plates from the North-West America section of 'Illustrations of Missionary Scenes, an Offering to Youth'.]
[after Joseph Friedrich Josenhans.]
[Mainz: Joseph Scholz, c.1855.]
Eight tinted lithographs with hand colour. Each sheet 325 x 205mm (12¾ x 8"), backed on linen for binding, with letterpress with the titles and a short description. Manuscript pagination on all sheets.
All eight plates from 'Illustrations' relating to America from 'Illustrations of Missionary Scenes, an Offering to Youth', by Joseph Friedrich Josenhans (1812-84), Inspector (head) of the Basel Mission, which contained views from West Africa, India, China and New Zealand as well as the American north-west. There does not appear to be a standard collation. The titles of the plates (from the letterpress) are: 'Dying Indian and Medecine Man'; 'A Missionary's halt in a winter journey'; 'A Missionary descending the rapids in a canoe'; 'Baptism of Indians by the Bishop of Rupert's Land'; 'Public Ordinances prized at the Cumberland Station'; 'A winter congregation at the Red-River Settlement'; 'An Aged Indian, deserted by his tribe, and left to perish'; 'Value set on the Bible' [an interior scene of an Indian boy dying of consumption].
Abbey Travel 10: ''Carefully drawn, and in some cases remarkably powerful illustrations'.
[Ref: 47285]   £950.00   view all images for this item
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William Penn. b. 1644. d. 1718.
William Penn. b. 1644. d. 1718. The Portrait is from a model is basso relievo of the size of life by Sylvanus Bevan, of the Society of Friends, & a cotemporary of W.m Penn. The medal of him, the reverse side of which is represented below the portrait, was engrav'd by L. Pingo, A.D. 1770, for B.n Bartlett of the same society; a great collector of coins and medals.
[n.d., c.1800.]
Stipple. Plate: 200 x 120mm (8 x 5"). Small margins.
A bust portrait in an oval of founder of Pennsylvania and early Quaker William Penn (1644-1718).
[Ref: 45807]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Manner of Burying the Nobles of Peru [&] Funeral Honours paid to the Nobles of Peru after their death [parallel text in French]
Manner of Burying the Nobles of Peru [&] Funeral Honours paid to the Nobles of Peru after their death [parallel text in French]
B. Picart Delin. C. du Bosc Exc. [one only]
Two engravings, each sheet approx. 165 x 200mm (6½ x 8"). Trimmed and partly glued to backing sheet.
British copies of engravings by Bernard Picart published in Jean Frederic Bernard's monumental "Cérémonies et coutumes religieuses de tous les peuples du monde" (Religious Ceremonies and Customs of All the Peoples of the World). 'The world's first encyclopedia of religions, the heavily illustrated, detailed general survey treating all religions dispassionately and as notionally equal, was composed and published in Amsterdam under the title 'Cérémonies et coutumes religieuses de tous les peuples du monde' in seven large volumes between 1723 and 1737 by a group of radical, intellectually subversive Huguenot refugees' (Jonathan Israel, 'How the light came in', TLS June 21 2013).
[Ref: 47090]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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Bewailing of the Peruvians during the Eclipse of the Moon [parallel text in French]
Bewailing of the Peruvians during the Eclipse of the Moon [parallel text in French]
[after Bernard Picart, c.1740]
Engraving, sheet 165 x 200mm (6½ x 8"). Trimmed and glued to backing sheet.
British copy of an engraving by Bernard Picart published in Jean Frederic Bernard's monumental "Cérémonies et coutumes religieuses de tous les peuples du monde" (Religious Ceremonies and Customs of All the Peoples of the World). 'The world's first encyclopedia of religions, the heavily illustrated, detailed general survey treating all religions dispassionately and as notionally equal, was composed and published in Amsterdam under the title 'Cérémonies et coutumes religieuses de tous les peuples du monde' in seven large volumes between 1723 and 1737 by a group of radical, intellectually subversive Huguenot refugees' (Jonathan Israel, 'How the light came in', TLS June 21 2013).
[Ref: 47089]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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William H. Prescott, Esq.
William H. Prescott, Esq.
Engraved by W. Greatbatch, from the Original Picture by Ames.
[n.d., c.1830.]
Engraving. Sheet: 170 x 115mm (7 x 5"). Trimmed.
A portrait of American historian William Hickling Prescott (1796-1859).
[Ref: 45805]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Night. Royal York Hotel. Toronto. [In pencil.]
Night. Royal York Hotel. Toronto. [In pencil.]
W.A. Howard. [Signed in pencil.]
[n.d., c.1930.]
Aquatint. Plate: 200 x 150mm (8 x 6") very large margins. Cockling.
A view of the large Royal York Hotel, now the Fairmont York Hotel, in Toronto which opened in 1929.
[Ref: 47063]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Porte Extérieure de Montévidéo.
Porte Extérieure de Montévidéo. Uraguay.
Dessiné par Fisquet. Lith. par Bichebois, Fig par Bayot.
Arthus Bertrand éditeur. Im. de Lemercier Bernard et C. [n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph, printed on chine collé. Printed area: 245 x 325mm (9¾ x 12¾") very large margins.
A view of Montevideo, capital of Uraguay. Plate 13 from Auguste Nicholas Vaillant's 'Voyage autour du Monde [...] 1836 et 1837[...] sur la Bonite' published in Paris and London between 1840-52, after an original drawing by B. Lauvergne.
[Ref: 47191]   £220.00  
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Marché de Montévidéo.
Marché de Montévidéo. Uraguay.
Dessiné par Lauvergne. Imp. Lemercier, Bernard et C.e. Lith. par Bayot.
Arthus Bertrand Éditeur. London Ackermann & C.o 96 Strand. [n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph, printed on chine collé. Printed area: 245 x 325mm (9¾ x 12¾") very large margins.
A view of the market in Montevideo, capital of Uraguay. Plate 12 from Auguste Nicholas Vaillant's 'Voyage autour du Monde [...] 1836 et 1837[...] sur la Bonite' published in Paris and London between 1840-52, after an original drawing by B. Lauvergne.
[Ref: 47192]   £220.00  
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Église de Montévidéo.
Église de Montévidéo. Uraguay.
Dessiné par Lauvergne. Imp. Lemercier, Bernard et C.e. Lith. par Guiaud, fig. par Bayot.
Arthus Bertrand Éditeur. London Ackermann & C.o 96 Strand. [n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph, printed on chine collé. Printed area: 245 x 325mm (9¾ x 12¾") very large margins.
A view of the church in Montevideo, capital of Uraguay. Plate 11 from Auguste Nicholas Vaillant's 'Voyage autour du Monde [...] 1836 et 1837[...] sur la Bonite' published in Paris and London between 1840-52, after an original drawing by B. Lauvergne.
[Ref: 47193]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Débarcadere de Montévidéo.
Débarcadere de Montévidéo. (Uraguay).
Dessiné par Lauvergne. Imp. Lemercier, Bernard et C.e. Sabatier lith. fig. par Bayot.
Arthus Bertrand éditeur. London Ackermann & C.o 96 Strand. [n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph, printed on chine collé. Printed area: 245 x 325mm (9¾ x 12¾") very large margins. Creasing and damage in right edge.
A view of the harbour in Montevideo, capital of Uraguay. Plate 10 from Auguste Nicholas Vaillant's 'Voyage autour du Monde [...] 1836 et 1837[...] sur la Bonite' published in Paris and London between 1840-52, after an original drawing by B. Lauvergne.
[Ref: 47194]   £220.00  
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Geographical, Statisitical, and Historical Map of the Windward Islands.
Geographical, Statisitical, and Historical Map of the Windward Islands.
Drawn by F. Lucas J.r. Boyd sc.
[n.d., c.1825.]
Engraved map with letterpress. Sheet: 445 x 550mm (17½ x 21¾"). Central fold as issued and tear along fold.
A map of the Windward Islands including Martinique to Trinidad and Tobago, each island has a letterpress description. From Carey & Lea's American Atlas.
[Ref: 47074]   £140.00  
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