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Catalogue: Dogs
Lucy,  A Celebrated Bull Bitch by Blockey, out of old Patch.
Lucy, A Celebrated Bull Bitch by Blockey, out of old Patch. Bred by Mr. Howard. Now the Property of Mr. Bond.
Painted by Smith. Engraved by Pyall.
Published Novr. 1834, by S. Knight, Sweetings Alley, Cornhill.
Aquatint, 320 x 355mm. 12½ x 14". Slight foxing; closed tear to upper margin.
Not in Siltzer.
[Ref: 25790]   £250.00  
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Alpine Guardians. The Discovery and Rescue.
Alpine Guardians. The Discovery and Rescue.
Painted by Sir Edwin Landseer, R.A. Engraved by Thos. Landseer.
Proprietors, Owen Bailey, 4 Arlington Street, Mornington Crescent, London. [n.d., c.1850.]
Mixed-method engraving. 470 x 560mm.
St. Bernard dogs (formerly 'Alpine Mastiffs'), complete with brandy casks, with the alpine Monastery of St Bernard in the background.
[Ref: 3664]   £170.00   (£204.00 incl.VAT)
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[Alsatian] Bergers [pencil].
[Alsatian] Bergers [pencil].
Paul Wood [pencil.]
© Paris Etching Society NY U.S.A. [n.d., c.1935.]
Aquatint and etching, printed in colours, titled and signed in pencil by the artist. 170 x 225mm (6¾ x 9"). Ink stamp 'Made in France' on verso.
The heads of a pair of Alsatian dogs (or German Shepherds), by Paul Wood (1897-1964). Wood, who studied art at both the Springfield School of Fine Arts in Massachussetts and at the Art Students League in New York, specialised in watercolours and etchings of dogs.
[Ref: 46167]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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[Alsatian] Berger allemagne [pencil].
[Alsatian] Berger allemagne [pencil].
Paul Wood [pencil.]
© Paris Etching Society NY U.S.A. [n.d., c.1935.]
Aquatint and etching, printed in colours, titled and signed in pencil by the artist. 170 x 225mm (6¾ x 9"). Ink stamp 'Made in France' on verso.
A alert Alsatian (or German Shepherd), by Paul Wood (1897-1964). Wood, who studied art at both the Springfield School of Fine Arts in Massachussetts and at the Art Students League in New York, specialised in watercolours and etchings of dogs.
[Ref: 46169]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Alsatian [pencil]
Alsatian [pencil]
H.Rayner.
[n.d., c.1939]
Drypoint etching, signed in pencil. 180 x 140mm.
Limited to 15 impressions, 'Exhibited London 1939' [pencil]
Rayner (1902-1957) worked in the Antipodes before studying at the Royal Academy. He was a friend of Sickert.

[Ref: 4784]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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The Bull Dog.
The Bull Dog.
Howitt del.
[n.d., c.1800.]
Etching with aquatint, rare. Plate: 140 x 210mm (5½ x 8¼"). Trimmed to plate.
A portrait of a Bull Dog, chained to a kennel approaching a passing dog.
[Ref: 46072]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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[Dobermann]
[Dobermann]
Signed Carsberg?.
n.d. c. 1930
Etching 200 x 260mm.
[Ref: 1190]   £110.00   (£132.00 incl.VAT)
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[A set of original illustrations by Neave Parker for 'Chips the Alsatian'.]
[A set of original illustrations by Neave Parker for 'Chips the Alsatian'.]
[Larger images signed 'Neave Parker' to inset cartouche; one dated [19]40 by the artist. All are stamped '2 May 1940' to verso.]
Eighteen (18) pen & ink drawings on scraperboard, cut to various sizes: six c.240 x 165mm, 9½ x 6½"; the rest 195 x 160mm (7¾ x 6¼"), or smaller. Various pen and pencil annotations to margins and versos; all are captioned with their intended positions in the text, i.e. 'Chap 4 page 36'. Larger images also with relevant quotation. Most with pinholes to margins; generally a little bumping and creasing to sometimes rough-cut extremities. Altogether a fine set.
The book by Lady Kitty Edith Blanche Vincent (afterwards Ritson) was one of the 'Animals All' series of children's books. It was first published in London by T. Nelson & Sons in 1940. A unique archive of lively and engaging images following the life of a robust Alsatian puppy to adulthood; scenes of the dog at work and play, in a variety of poses and engaged in a variety of activities, indoors and outdoors. One image features a pony. The final sketch is lettered 'The End' in pen in thick ruled Gothic script. W. Neave Parker (1910 - 1961) worked as a surveyor for a short while before going on to serve in the Royal Air Force during the Second World War, working in the Photographic Unit. After making the acquaintance of Maurice Burton, a scientific associate at the Natural History Museum and also honorary science editor at the Illustrated London News, he began to produce animal illustrations. The first of his drawings of prehistoric animals appeared in the Illustrated London News on 30 September 1950. He became an accomplished scientific illustrator and the National History Museum commissioned him to do a series of picture postcards; the museum retains the 19 original drawings for this series. Parker also illustrated numerous children's books. His drawings are held in the Ulster Museum and he was the subject of an exhibition there entitled, ' The Prehistoric World of Neave Parker' in 1993.
See BLW.P.5331/8.
[Ref: 25284]   £650.00  
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Ind. Ch. Chounam Brilliantine.
Ind. Ch. Chounam Brilliantine.
[Unidentified signature, pencil lower right.] Pestlo'hb_ [C.E. Collett.]
[American?, n.d., c.1925.]
Etching printed in colours, private plate?, 200 x 250mm. 8 x 9¾". Filled holes to lower left margin, one or two in plate.
A portrait of the world's most expensive dog, the Chow Chow named 'Ch. Choonam Brilliantine'.
As reported in The Kennel Gazette, September 1925: '...bred by Mrs Mannooch and was born in March 1924, sired by Akbar out of Ashvale Chop Chop. At his first appearance in the show ring at Cruft’s show this year he was most signally successful and took his first Challenge Certificate at the age of eleven months... at eight Championship shows in succession he was a sterling winner, and at seven consecutive championship fixtures he was awarded the Grand Challenge Prize for best dog in the show, which is probably a record in any breed. The whole of his winning career in this country occupied less than five months and was actually completed before he was sixteen months old. Needless to say Mrs Mannooch received many offers for him and indeed was offered a three figure price the very first day he was exhibited at Crufts and on July 17th this year Ch. Choonam Brilliantine sailed for America, having been sold to Mrs Earl Hoover for £1,800 a price which is, in all probability, the highest ever paid for any dog.’
Dorothy May White (1891 - c.1975) was married to the multimillionaire Howard Earl Hoover of Chicago, chairman of the Hoover Co., the vacuum cleaner empire; her father was President of the Chicago Board of Trade. Perhaps she commissioned this endearing etching of her beloved pooch.
A Chow Chow, a breed of dog first developed in mongolia, and is often referred to in China as the 'Songshi Quan', the puffy-lion dog. It was in the 1800s that clippers ships between China and England brought cargo back and forth of miscellaneous objects, referred to as chow chow. The first chow chow dog appeared in England in the 1830s and retained the name chow chow after been transported in one of those clippers ships during one of the cargo voyages.

[Ref: 17221]   £360.00  
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[Waiting and Watching - border collies.]
[Waiting and Watching - border collies.]
Wright Barker 1896.
Etching, signed by the artist. 330 x 560mm. Some surface abrasions.
Border collies at rest.
[Ref: 516]   £420.00  
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The Angler's Guard.
The Angler's Guard. The picture painted in 1824 was presented to the Nation by J. Sheepshanks Esq. in 1857.
Sir Edwin Landseer, R.A. W.J. Josey.
London, Henry Graves & Co. March 1st 1892, Copyright.
Mixed method, 220 x 225mm. 8¾ x 9". A fine impression, with full margins.
A St Bernard dog and greyhound sitting beside a fisherman's catch on the riverbank. After Edwin Landseer (1802 - 1873); from 'The Works of Sir Edwin Landseer, R.A., "Library Edition"', H. Graves (in parts) 1880s-90s.
[Ref: 22725]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Pal.
Pal.
H. Goffey signed in pencil.
[n.d. 1940.]
Etching. 195 x 275mm. Minor creasing in the margins.
[Ref: 2750]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Greenland Dog.
Greenland Dog.
P. Reinagle A.R.A. Pinxt. J. Scott Sculpt.
Pub. Nov. 1. 1804, by James Cundee, Albion Press, Ivy Lane, London.
Engraving, image 140 x 195mm. 5½ x 7¾". Trimmed to plate.
A huskie in a mountainous landscape, in harness. A sleigh with dog team in the background. From 'The Sportsman's Repository; comprising a series of ... engravings representing the horse and the dog in all their varieties ... By John Scott, from original paintings by Marshall, Reinagle, Gilpin, Stubbs, and Cooper...' After Philip Reinagle (1745-1833).
See BL 7905.e.16.
[Ref: 26286]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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Studies of a 'Huskie'.  Jules, son of 'Chinook'.
Studies of a 'Huskie'. Jules, son of 'Chinook'.
Diana Thorne [pencil signature].
[n.d. c. 1920]
Etching. 325 x 215mm. Background rubbed top left.
[Ref: 6129]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Le Chien du Leonberg.
Le Chien du Leonberg.
5o Anee Journal des Chaveurs et des eleveurs. 116, rue Verte Bruxelles.
Chromolithograph 260 x 185mm.
[Ref: 3494]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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[Spilt Milk]
[Spilt Milk]
In Plate B. Riviere 1868.
Proof Etching 260 x 265mm.
Briton Riviere (1840 - 1920) was an English painter; the surname indicates his descent from a Huguenot family which settled in England in the 17th Century. The family included several painters, and so Briton Riviere was introduced to art at a young age. He studied drawing and painting at Oxford, where, incidentally, his father William Riviere had persuaded the University to introduce the study of art for undergraduates. Though he exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1858, Riviere's first real success came only in 1869, with his picture The Long Sleep, showing an old man dead in his chair, watched by his two dogs.
[Ref: 4914]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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[Saved!]
[Saved!]
[Painted by Edwin Landseer R.A. Engraved by Samuel Cousins, A.R.A.]
[Published December, 1858 by Hodson, Graves and Co..]
Mezzotint, signed in pencil by engraver. PSA blind stamp. 630 x 870mm. Tear at bottom into plate mark. Slight staining on wide margins.
Hound having saved young girl from the water.
Printsellers: p. 334. Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 3704]   £520.00   - Currently not available

[A Shepherd's Dog ]
[A Shepherd's Dog ]
EL[andseer] 182(4?) [etched in plate.]
[London: E. Gambart & Co., c.1860.] [Publisher's blindstamp to lower margin.]
Etching on india paper, proof?, 225 x 295mm. 9 x 11½". A full sheet impression.
The character of the animal and its lugubrious expression is expertly captured. Sir Edwin Landseer (1802 - 1873) was the most famous animal painter of the period. He was trained by his father to sketch animals from life, and began exhibiting at the Royal Academy when only 13. Emotive portraits of animals went down very well with the Victorian public, crossing the class divide. Queen Victoria had Landseer paint her pets, while the middle classes bought prints of his work to hang at home.
[Ref: 20413]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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The Shepherd's Dog.
The Shepherd's Dog. Plate. 19.
Painted by W. Barraud. Drawn on Stone & Printed by Fairland.
London, Published by Cha.s Tilt, Fleet Street. [n.d. c.1840.]
Lithograph. 254 x 316mm. 10 x 12½".
A sheepdog sat in a field with landscape behind., Plate 19 upper right.
[Ref: 23959]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Bergers des Plaines de Leon. Shepherds of the Plains of Leon.
Bergers des Plaines de Leon. Shepherds of the Plains of Leon.
Revr. Wm. Bradford del. I.Clark Sculp.
London Published by J. Booth, Duke Street, Portland Place, June 5, 1809.
Coloured aquatint. Sheet 270 x 380mm, (10¾ x 15"). Thread margins. Slight foxing at top.
A Spanish shepherd with a staff stands next to a young companion who has his arm around a large sheep dog.
[Ref: 40110]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Shepherds of the Plains of Leon.
Shepherds of the Plains of Leon.
Revr. Wm. Bradford del. I.Clark Sculp.
London Published by J. Booth, Duke Street, Portland Place, June 5, 1809.
Coloured aquatint. Sheet 360 x 255mm, (14 x 10"). Crease cut inside platemark.
A Spanish shepherd with a staff stands next to a young companion who has his arm around a large sheep dog.
[Ref: 40111]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Barry,
Barry, qui a sauve la vie a beaucoup de malhereux voyageurs sur le grand St. Bernard.
Lithie. Schinz a Berne.
Chez D. Zahnd Praparat au Musee. [Swiss, n.d., c.1820.]
Lithograph, sheet 180 x 230mm. 7 x 9".
A vivid and realistic portrait of a St. Bernard dog. The often treacherous St. Bernard Pass in the Western Alps between Switzerland and Italy is the origin of the name of the breed, a working dog originally bred for rescue.
[Ref: 19419]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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St. Bernard
St. Bernard
John C. Janes [Pencil signature.]
[n.d.,c.1940]
Etching 202 x 152mm.
[Ref: 3430]   £220.00  
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Le Chien De L'Hospice.
Le Chien De L'Hospice.
Wafflard Pinxt. Dibart Sculpt.
Depose a la Direction. Se Vend a Paris, chez Bance, Rue St. Denis, No.214. Chez Benard, Boulevard des Italiens, No.11. chez Vilquin, Cour du Palais Royal, No.20. Et chez l'Auteur Rue de Grenelle No.86, F.S.G. [n.d., c.1820.]
Stipple and etching, 500 x 365mm. 19¾ x 14¼". A fine impression, in near mint condition. Slight crease across the middle, which is not visible.
A dog arrives at the door of a an Alpine hospice, an exhausted child, rescued from an avalanche by the animal, clinging to its back. The story is recounted in two lines of text below the title.
The 'Hospice du mont Saint-Bernard', a traveller's hospice on the often treacherous St. Bernard Pass in the Western Alps between Switzerland and Italy, is the origin of the name of the St. Bernard breed of dog, a working dog from the Swiss Alps, originally bred for rescue.

[Ref: 13639]   £350.00  
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My Dog and I.  An Incident from Life.
My Dog and I. An Incident from Life.
Painted by H. Symonds. Engraved by J.R. Rice.
Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1877 by Gertrude S. Hamilton in the Office of the Librarian of Congress Washington. Published by Fishel Adler & Co. New York.
Mixed method engraving 530 x 385mm. Crease in top left in backing paper not effecting the india top layer on which the printing is done.
[Ref: 5863]   £350.00  
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