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Alexander the First, Emperor of all the Russias.
Alexander the First, Emperor of all the Russias.
Painted by Mr. Volkoff, Member of the Academy of Arts at St.Petersburg. Engraved by Henry Meyer, G.t Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London.
London Published by Mess.rs Colnaghi & Co. Cockspur Street, 1814.
Stipple. 500 x 355mm (19¾ x 14") large margins.
Alexander I (1777-1825), Tsar of Russia, after Roman Maksimovich Volkov.
[Ref: 45029]   £330.00  
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Alexander I. Kaiser von Russland.
Alexander I. Kaiser von Russland.
Gez: u. gest. v. E. Henne. [n.d., c.1820]
Hand-coloured engraving. Rare. Sheet: 165 x 245mm (6½ x 9¾"). Trimmed within plate.
A full-length portrait of Alexander I of Russia (1777-1825).
[Ref: 44550]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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The Emperor of Russia [Alexander II]
The Emperor of Russia [Alexander II] The Whitehall Review 13th July 1878
Judd & Co. Lith. Doctors Commons London
Lithograph with tintstone, sheet 370 x 255mm (14½ x 10"). Foxing.
Alexander II (1818-81), Emperor of Russia. Known as 'Alexander the Liberator' for his emancipation of Russia's serfs in 1861, Alexander also carried out many other reforms. He oversaw the sale of Alaska to the United States, fought a brief war with Turkey in 1877-8, and incorporated Poland into Russia in response to the uprising of 1863. He was assassinated by revolutionaries in 1881.
[Ref: 43504]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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The Czarewich [Alexander III]
The Czarewich [Alexander III] The Whitehall Review 14th September 1878
Judd & Co. Lith. Doctors Commons London
Lithograph with tintstone, sheet 370 x 255mm (14½ x 10"). Foxing.
Alexander III (1845-94), Emperor of Russia, King of Poland, and Grand Duke of Finland, as a Tsesarivich (heir apparent). Three years after this portrait was published, Alexander succeeded his father Alexander II as emperor, ruling the country in a highly conservative way, reversing some of his father's liberal reforms but also avoiding Russian involvement in any major wars.
[Ref: 43505]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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The Grand Duchess Michaelovna
The Grand Duchess Michaelovna The Whitehall Review 19th October 1878
Judd & Co. Lith. Doctors Commons London
Lithograph printed in sepia, sheet 370 x 255mm (14½ x 10"). Foxing.
Grand Duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna of Russia (1860-1922), daughter of Grand Duke Michael Nicholaievich of Russia and granddaughter of Tsar Nicholas I. In 1879 she married Friedrich Franz III of Mecklenberg-Schwerin and moved to Germany, although she disliked the country and spent little time there after the death of her husband in 1897. Anastasia Mikhailovna was embroiled in a scandal when in 1902 she fathered a child with her personal secretary, and she spent her last years in Switzerland after moving there during World War I.
[Ref: 43506]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Archangel, Russia.
Archangel, Russia. Fancy Ball Companion, No.7.
C.H. Martin del.t G.F. Bragg lith.o
Published by T. Pewtress, 67, Newington Causeway. Printed by F. Alvey, 1, Brandon's Row, Newington. [n.d. c.1845.]
Lithograph with fine colour, rare. 317 x 247mm. 12½ x 9¾". Creasing.
From the 'Fancy Ball Companion', a gallery of national costumes; here the costume of the city of Arkhangelsk, Russia. A young lady wearing a long red and gold dress with a green and gold jacket over the top; on her head she wears a turban.
[Ref: 22870]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Common Arnaut.]
[Common Arnaut.] Vol.2.Pl.10.
Geisler del.t Medland Sculp.
[John Stockdale.] [n.d. c.1812.]
Hand-coloured engraving, slight offset; Stamp: Stamford Library. Plate 185 x 152mm (7¼ x 6").
Plate 10: a common Arnaut standing hold his rifle; together with his wife. From Volume 2 of "Travels Through the Southern Provinces of the Russian Empire, in the Years 1793 and 1794".
[Ref: 31039]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Bapteme Russe.
Bapteme Russe.
h.te Be.
[n.d. c.1821.]
Fine lithograph, paper watermarked. Image area 203 x 272mm. 8 x 10¾". Trimmed to image and around title area.
Russian baptism where the baby is held aloft over the font, with family members to the right. From an uncoloured copy of "Moeurs et costumes des Russes représentés en 50 planches coloriées exécutées en lithographie -- par A. C. Houbigant".
[Ref: 26566]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Krass Phoroche or Cranbery liquor good.
Krass Phoroche or Cranbery liquor good.
Orlovsky.
Knex [?] 1823.
Coloured lithograph, 260 x 180mm. 10¼ x 7".
A man in Eastern European costume holding a barrow. Probably after Alexander Ossipovich Orlowski. Alexander Osipovich Orlovsky (Warsaw 1777 - St. Petersburg 1832) was a talented battle scene painter, portrait painter and caricaturist whose range of medium included watercolours, oils, engravings and pastels. Orlovsky travelled extensively and was a volunteer in the partisan group led by Thadeusz Kosciuszko in the Polish liberation movement and uprising of 1794. He moved to Russia in 1802 where he settled in St. Petersburg and was a court artist for the Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich, for whom he executed drawings of uniforms and military parades. During his period in St. Petersburg he created numerous genre scenes and also society portraits. In 1816 he became one of the first artists to produce lithographs in Russia.
[Ref: 15840]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Tamkupt. / Baschkir.
Tamkupt. / Baschkir.
Schadow del. Buchhorn sculp.
[n.d., c.1813].
Aquatint, very scarce. Sheet size: 260 x 333mm. (10¼ x13"). Trimmed with lower corners of sheet missing.
A Bashkir archer on horseback with bow and arrow poised to fire. The Bashkirs are Turkic people, indigenous to Bashkortostan, extending on both sides of the Ural Mountains, the area where Europe meets Asia. Ludwig Buchhorn (1770 - 185) is considered to be the most eminent draughtsman of his time besides J.G. Schadow, with whom he regularly worked with. This print is taken from 'Russische Kriegsvöler', first published in 1813.
[Ref: 31404]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Benediction.]
[Benediction.]
[n.d. c.1821.]
Fine l& large lithograph, paper watermarked. Image area 245 x 362mm. 9¾ x 14¼". Trimmed to image.
A procession of monks lead up a ramp to a small temple within which sits a picture of Jesus and the Virgin Mary; guards flank the ramp with a cossack on a horse in the right foregrounds; crowds gather all round.
[Ref: 26570]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Russian Droska.
Russian Droska.
Drawn, Printed and Published at Friedel's Litho. Estab.t 252, Tottenham C.t R.d & an the Polytechnic Institution, 309, Regent Street, London. [n.d., c.1840.]
Scarce tinted lithograph, finished by hand. Printed area 245 x 350mm (9¾ x 13¾"). Large margins. Several small tears, one affecting publication line.
A Russian naval officer being driven across a snowy landscape in an open coach.
[Ref: 37905]   £450.00  
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Casan Church.
Casan Church.
Rt. Johnson [sic] delt. J. Gledah Sculpt.
[London, 1815.]
Hand coloured aquatint, sheet 170 x 220mm. 6¾ x 8½". Sheet trimmed.
A view in Saint Petersburg, Russia. After Robert Johnston (1783 - 1839), for his 'Travels through part of the Russian Empire and the County of Poland, along the southern shores of the Baltic'.
Abbey Travel: 15, 8. BL: 001889216. Ex Collection Norman Blackburn.
[Ref: 18586]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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A Circassian Warrior Chief in his Gala Costume.
A Circassian Warrior Chief in his Gala Costume.
Drawn by A.L. Molinari, from a Sketch by the Author. From Zinc by Day & Haghe Lith.rs to the King.
London, Pub.d by H. Colburnm 13 G.t Marlborough S.t 1837.
Scarce coloured zincograph. Sheet 220 x 140mm (8¾ x 5½"). Edges soiled & chipped.
The frontispiece of Edmund Spencer's 'Travels in Circassia, Krim Tartary, Etc'. Elsewhere in the text the author describes this as a self-portrait.
[Ref: 37995]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Tcherkases.
Tcherkases.
GWG 77.
[1877.]
Ink sketch. Sheet 260 x 160mm (10¼ x 6¼"). Mounted on album paper.
A group of Cirassian soldiers, sketched a decade after their defeat in the century-long Russo-Circassian War (1763–1864). It is estimated that between the end of the war and 1911 three million Circassians were evicted from Circassia (northern Caucasus), departing for the Ottoman Empire.
[Ref: 37908]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Album Cosmopolite. Portrait du Cocher de S.M. L'Impératrice de Russie.
Album Cosmopolite. Portrait du Cocher de S.M. L'Impératrice de Russie. Par le Prince G.Gagarin di S.t Petersbourg.
E. Lassalle Lith. Lith. J. Rigo et C.ie r. Richer 7.
Paris; Challamel, éditeur. [n.d., c1837.]
Tinted lithograph. Sheet 305 x 235mm (12 x 9¼"). Slight spotting.
A portrait of the Tsarina's coachman, painted by Prince Grigory Grigorievich Gagarin (1810-93). From the 'Album Cosmopolite, ou Choix des Collectionss de M. Alexandre Vattemare, compose de sujets historiques et religieux, paysages, marines'.
[Ref: 38003]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Corn Barks.
Corn Barks.
Drawn and Etched by John Augustus Atkinson.
London Published as the Act directs, May 1. 1803, by J.A. Atkinson and Ja.s Walker, No. 8, Conway Street, Fitzroy Square, and Mess.rs John & Josiah Boydell, Pall Mall & Cheapside.
Hand coloured soft gound etching and aquatint with very large margins. Platemark: 185 x 245mm (7¼ x 9¾").
Plate 14 from John Augustus Atkinson's (1775 - 1831) 'A Picturesque Representation of the Manners, Customs and Amusements of the Russians', 1803 - 1804. The scene depicts Russian dock workers unloading corn shipments from a boat. John Augustus Atkinson was a British etcher, painter, draughtsman and printmaker. He spent 1784 - 1801 in Russia with his uncle, James Walker. After returning to London in 1801, he made prints after his works, of Russian subjects, and made outline etchings for other artists. He also executed paintings on military subjects and battles.
Abbey: 223.
[Ref: 33495]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Cosaque.
Cosaque.
Le Barnier L'aine Delt. Lucien Sculpt. No. 50 [upper right]
A Paris, Chez la Ve. Chereau Mde. D'Esyamps, rue St. Jacques, No.10 pres la Fontaine St. Severin.
Stipple engraving 395 x 260mm.
[Ref: 3778]   £260.00  
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Cosaque de l'Oural.
Cosaque de l'Oural.
Val' 11 Feb 1817.
Pen and ink with watercolour. Sheet 270 x 205mm (10½ x 8").
A mounted cossack soldier.
[Ref: 38001]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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Cosaque regulier.
Cosaque regulier.
Fib' 11 Feb 1817.
Pen and ink with watercolour. Sheet 270 x 205mm (10½ x 8").
A mounted cossack soldier.
[Ref: 38002]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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Russian Cossaks. [in pencil.]
Russian Cossaks. [in pencil.]
[Engraved in London 1817 by G. Scharf.[in pencil]]
Engraving. Sheet 185 x 110mm (7¼ x 4¼"). Trimmed within plate, laid on album paper, fold flattened, some soiling.
Two Cossack soldiers and a camp follower. George (Georg Johann) Scharf (1788-1860), a German artist who accompanied the Waterloo Campaign, after which he came to England with the British army. It is likely that he sketched these Cossacks shortly after the Battle of Waterloo. On the reverse of the album sheet is a fine coloured stipple of the Allied Monarchs after Waterloo.
[Ref: 37991]   £45.00   (£54.00 incl.VAT)
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[Young Woman.] No. 57.
[Young Woman.] No. 57. Jeune fille Wotiah dans le G.t de Casan.
H. le. Comte. 1819. Imp. Lithog de F. Delpech.
Hand-coloured lithograph. Sheet: 355 x 260mm (14 x 10¼") very large margins.
A portrait of a young woman in a long coat with a long headress.
[Ref: 46139]   £110.00   (£132.00 incl.VAT)
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The habit of a Russian Virgin.
The habit of a Russian Virgin.
J. Hulett sculp.
[n.d., c.1750.]
Engraving. Sheet 175 x 115mm (7 x 4½"). Trimmed from larger sheet.
A full-length portrait of a young Russian woman after Cornelis de Bruin, published in Thomas Salmon's 'Modern History: or the Present State of all Nations'.
[Ref: 45194]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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[Cossack Woman.] No. 47.
[Cossack Woman.] No. 47. Femme Cosaque de Tcher Kask sur les bords du Don.
Imp. Lithog de F. Delpech.
[n.d, c.1820.]
Hand-coloured lithograph. Sheet: 355 x 260mm (14 x 10¼") very large margins.
A portrait of a cossack woman in traditional dress with a scenic background behind her.
[Ref: 46131]   £110.00   (£132.00 incl.VAT)
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[Cossack Peasant.] No. 48.
[Cossack Peasant.] No. 48. Paysanne Cosaque sur les bords du Don.
Imp. Lithog de F. Delpech.
[n.d, c.1820.]
Hand-coloured lithograph. Sheet: 355 x 260mm (14 x 10¼") very large margins.
A portrait of a cossack peasant in traditional dress, hanging laundry, with a scenic background behind her.
[Ref: 46132]   £110.00   (£132.00 incl.VAT)
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[Woman of Ingria.] No. 46.
[Woman of Ingria.] No. 46. Femme russe de l'Ingrie.
H. le. Comte. 1819. Imp. Lithog de F. Delpech.
Hand-coloured lithograph. Sheet: 355 x 260mm (14 x 10¼") very large margins.
A portrait of a Russian woman living in Ingria, located on the southern shore of the Gulf of Finland. The woman turns her back to us, showing her tall hat.
[Ref: 46136]   £110.00   (£132.00 incl.VAT)
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[Kalmyk Woman.] No. 52.
[Kalmyk Woman.] No. 52. Femme tartare Kalmouck.
H. le. Comte. 1819. Imp. Lithog de F. Delpech.
Hand-coloured lithograph. Sheet: 355 x 260mm (14 x 10¼") very large margins.
A portrait of a Kalmyk woman, from Kalmykia by the Caspian Sea. Behind her are a figure on horseback and large tents.
[Ref: 46137]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Mari Woman.] No. 53.
[Mari Woman.] No. 53. Femme Tcheremise sur les bords du Volga.
H. le. Comte. 1819. Imp. Lithog de F. Delpech.
Hand-coloured lithograph. Sheet: 355 x 260mm (14 x 10¼") very large margins.
A portrait Mari woman holding a basket, shown with the Volga in the background.
[Ref: 46141]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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[St. Petersburg Peasant.] No. 49.
[St. Petersburg Peasant.] No. 49. Paysan des environs de St. Petersbourg.
H. le. Comte. 1819. Imp. Lithog de F. Delpech.
Hand-coloured lithograph. Sheet: 355 x 260mm (14 x 10¼") very large margins.
A portrait of a peasant from the country around St Petersburg, shown in a thick, fur-lined coat and pulling a sledge.
[Ref: 46134]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[St Petersberg Woman.] No. 50.
[St Petersberg Woman.] No. 50. Femme du peuple à St. Petersbourg.
H. le. Comte. 1819. Imp. Lithog de F. Delpech.
Hand-coloured lithograph. Sheet: 355 x 260mm (14 x 10¼") very large margins.
A portrait of a woman from St. Petersburg, shown holding a basket over her arm, houses are shown in the distance.
[Ref: 46142]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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[Tartar Merchant.] No. 58.
[Tartar Merchant.] No. 58. Marchand tartare de Tomsk.
H. le. Comte. 1819. Imp. Lithog de F. Delpech.
Hand-coloured lithograph. Sheet: 355 x 260mm (14 x 10¼") very large margins.
A portrait of a tartare merchant from Tomsk in Siberia shown wearing a large fur-lined coat; the city of Tomsk, one of the oldest in Siberia, is depicted behind the merchant.
[Ref: 46138]   £110.00   (£132.00 incl.VAT)
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[Tartar Chief.] No. 56.
[Tartar Chief.] No. 56. Chef de Tartares Noguais.
H. le. Comte. 1819. Imp. Lithog de F. Delpech.
Hand-coloured lithograph. Sheet: 355 x 260mm (14 x 10¼") very large margins.
A portrait of a Nogais chief, from a Turkic ethnic group in the Caucasus region.
[Ref: 46140]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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[Tartar Chief.] No. 54.
[Tartar Chief.] No. 54. Chef de Tartares de la Crimée.
Imp. Lithog de F. Delpech.
[n.d, c.1820.]
Hand-coloured lithograph. Sheet: 355 x 260mm (14 x 10¼") very large margins
A portrait of a Tartar chief from the Crimean standing with a curved sword.
[Ref: 46133]   £150.00   (£180.00 incl.VAT)
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Europe _ Russi. Tedeschi. Valacchi.
Europe _ Russi. Tedeschi. Valacchi. Tav. LXXXIX.
G. Lago sc.
[n.d. c.1820.]
Hand-coloured etching. Plate 284 x 425mm. 11¼ x 16¾".
The three early representations of Western Europe, the subregions of Russia, the Balkans and Western-Central Europe. Divided into three groups, with the Russians in the centre looking towards a church.
[Ref: 21068]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Coupeurs de Glace.
Coupeurs de Glace.
[n.d. c.1821.]
Fine lithograph, paper watermarked. Image area 166 x 241mm. 6½ x 9½". Trimmed to image and around title area.
Ice cutters putting blocks onto a wooden carriage pulled by a horse. From an uncoloured copy of "Moeurs et costumes des Russes représentés en 50 planches coloriées exécutées en lithographie -- par A. C. Houbigant".
[Ref: 26564]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Krass Phoroche or Cranbery liquor good.
Krass Phoroche or Cranbery liquor good.
G. Orlowski del.t. J. Godby sculp.t.
Pub.d March 25 1809 & Sold by Edw.d Orme Printseller to the King. Engraver & Publisher, Bond St corner of Brook S.t. London.
Hand-coloured stipple. Plate: 240 x 315mm (9½ x 12½"). Slight crease.
A portrait of a liquor seller wearing a fur hat and holding a jug. An illustration from 'Russian Cries, in Correct Portraiture from Drawings done on the spot by G. Orlowski...' 1809.
[Ref: 44603]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Cronstadt.
Cronstadt.
Lith. Par Ph. Benoist.
Lith. Lemercier, Paris. [n.d., 1854.]
Coloured lithograph, printed area 450 x 620mm. A few small tears.
Kronstadt, the fortress on Kotlin Island, guarding the approaches to Saint Petersburg through the Gulf of Finland. During the Crimean War the Baltic Fleet of the Allies considered it too strong to approach.
[Ref: 616]   £650.00  
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Ile et Place de Cronstadt. Cronstadt Island and Strong Place.
Ile et Place de Cronstadt. Cronstadt Island and Strong Place.
Le Breton.
à Paris chez Gosselin, Imp Edit r. St. Jacques 71. [n.d., c.1856.]
Tinted lithograph, printed area 350 x 470mm. A few small marginal tears.
Kronstadt, the fortress on Kotlin Island, guarding the approaches to Saint Petersburg throught the Gulf of Finland. During the Crimean War the Baltic Fleet of the Allies considered it too strong to approach.
[Ref: 3779]   £450.00  
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Derbent, een Stadt gelegen aen de Kaspische zee, nevens het gebergte Kaukasus.
Derbent, een Stadt gelegen aen de Kaspische zee, nevens het gebergte Kaukasus.
Pet: Schenk ex: Amstelod: C.P.
[n.d. c.1702.]
Coloured engraving, plate 225 x 270mm (8¾ x 10½"). Large margins.
Derbent, now a city in the Republic of Dagestan, Russia, located on the Caspian Sea. At the time this print was made it was still under Persian rule, although it changed hands frequently throughout the 18th century until it permanently became part of Russia in 1813. Plate to Schenk's 'Hecatompolis' (1702), which included one hundred profile views of cities throughout the world.
[Ref: 39216]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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A Droschki.
A Droschki.
No.56, of R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts &c.Pubd. Augt, 1.1820.
Hand-coloured engraving. 146 x 240mm. 5¾ x 9½".
A coach cab, or a horse-drawn carriage, as created and sold in Northern Europe. Ackermann's Repository of Arts was an illustrated, British periodical published from 1809-1829 by Rudolph Ackermann. The formal title of the publication was "Respository of Arts, Literature, Commerce, Manufactures, Fashions, and Politics", and it did cover all of these fields. At the time, it was considered to be of great influence to the English taste in fashion, architecture, and literature.
[Ref: 15008]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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[St Petersburg- the Winter Palace and Admiralty Arch from across the Neva?]
[St Petersburg- the Winter Palace and Admiralty Arch from across the Neva?]
André Durand 1842 [in image lower left]
Rare lithograph, sheet 210 x 330mm (8¼ x 13"). Trimmed to image and pasted on backing sheet.
[Ref: 37036]   £240.00  
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Eastjaiks.
Eastjaiks.
I. Ibbetson delin.t. L. How sculp.t.
Published as the Act directs, by Dr. J. Trusler, March 1789.
Engraving. 190 x 130mm (7½ x 5). Trimmed to platemark.
The Eastjaiks were a people of Northern Russia. Six figures are depicted in this scene, one of whom is eating a fish.
[Ref: 32118]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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From my Window at the Ranken-Krantz at Eisenach Warsburg Castle Martin Luther Above the Town.
From my Window at the Ranken-Krantz at Eisenach Warsburg Castle Martin Luther Above the Town.
F:W:T Oct.r 6 1839
Lithograph on grey paper, printed area 180 x 260mm (7 x 10¼).
Unusual view of Eisenach in Germany, with the Wartburg in the distance. Wartburg is the place where Martin Luther translated the New Testament into German, and is now a UNESCO World Heritage site. Amateur lithograph by the army officer and politician Frederick William Trench (c.1777-1859), whose father owned Heywood, Ballynakill in Queen's County. Trench was also keenly interested in architecture: in 1815 he proposed a vast monument to British naval and military victories over France on the site which became Trafalgar Square, and in 1824 he launched a project for an embankment on the north side of the Thames (in conjunction with which a long print of the project was produced).
Ex Collection: The Late Honourable Christopher Lennox-Boyd. For Trench's embankment scheme see refs. 23749, 27468 &c.
[Ref: 35494]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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Empress of Russia Travelling.
Empress of Russia Travelling.
Burney. del. Thornthwaite sculp.
Published by Dr Trusler Jan.y. 1790.
Trimmed. 190 x 130mm (7½ x 5). Trimmed to platemark.
Russian scene in which a large sledge, containing the Empress of Russia, is being driven through the snow at the end of a large procession. Beacons burn on the mountain tops and figures watch the procession as it passes.
[Ref: 32119]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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[Eski-Yourt.]
[Eski-Yourt.] Vol.2.Pl.3.
Geisler del.t Medland Sculp.
[John Stockdale.] [n.d. c.1812.]
Hand-coloured engraving, large margins; stamp: Stamford Library. Plate 197 x 343mm (3¾ x 13½"). Folds as normal; staining to lower right; trimmed to plate at left.
Plate 3: a prospect of Eski-Yourt, or the ancient sepulchral monuments, near the village of that name, immediately below Bakhtshisarai. In the foreground, some Tartar tombstones, representating males as they are decorated with a turban. It is said that the remains daugther of a Prussian Sheikh, who was married to one of the Crimean Khans was buried in one of the buildings. She caused the Mausoleum and fountains of Eski-Yourt to be constructed at her own expense. From Volume 2 of "Travels Through the Southern Provinces of the Russian Empire, in the Years 1793 and 1794".
[Ref: 31051]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Femme de Kalouga Russie. Costes. Etrangers.
Femme de Kalouga Russie. Costes. Etrangers.
d’après nature. 1860. Poldor. Pauquet.
Pauquet freres, editeurs. Impe. Prieur, Rue des Gobelins, 3. 18me. Liv. No.35. Bureaux des modes et costumes historiques Rue d'Enfer, 83 et Rue Richelieu, 65.
Hand-coloured engraving and stipple. 292 x 222mm. 11½ x 8¾".
[Ref: 15659]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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Femme de Vialka Russie. Costes. Etrangers.
Femme de Vialka Russie. Costes. Etrangers.
d’après nature. 1860. Hipte Pauquet.
Pauquet freres, editeurs. Impe. Prieur, Rue des Gobelins, 3. 18me. Liv. No.36. Bureaux des modes et costumes historiques Rue d'Enfer, 83 et Rue Richelieu, 65.
Hand-coloured engraving and stipple. 292 x 222mm. 11½ x 8¾".
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Fish Barks.
Fish Barks.
Drawn and Etched by John Augustus Atkinson.
London Published as the Act directs, May 1. 1803, by J.A. Atkinson and Ja.s Walker, No. 8, Conway Street, Fitzroy Square, and Mess.rs John & Josiah Boydell, Pall Mall & Cheapside.
Hand coloured soft gound etching and aquatint with very large margins. Watermarked paper: 'J. Whatman. 1801'. Platemark: 185 x 245mm (7¼ x 9¾").
Plate 85 from John Augustus Atkinson's (1775 - 1831) 'A Picturesque Representation of the Manners, Customs and Amusements of the Russians', 1803 - 1804. The scene depicts Russian fishermen and women on a row boat on the Neva. According to the text these vessels 'serve the fishmongers at once for dwelling houses, shops and fishponds... the lower part of the the bark is divided into different wells for the keeping [of] all kinds of fresh-water fish'. John Augustus Atkinson was a British etcher, painter, draughtsman and printmaker. He spent 1784 - 1801 in Russia with his uncle, James Walker. After returning to London in 1801, he made prints after his works, of Russian subjects, and made outline etchings for other artists. He also executed paintings on military subjects and battles.
Abbey: 223.
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Russie. Le Jeu du Gorodky, du Pristinky.
Russie. Le Jeu du Gorodky, du Pristinky.
Bramatti dis. e inc. Biasoli A.T.
[Milan, c.1826.]
Aquatint with fine hand colour. 180 x 325mm (7 x 13¾"), watermarked 'FAG', publisher's blind stamp in margin. Large margins.
Russians playing Grodki (literally 'little cities', an ancient game in which skittles arranged in different patterns are knocked over by a thrown bat) and Pristinky (a coin is bounced of a wall to land as close to the opponent's coin as possible). Peter the Great is known to have played Grodki. From Giulio Ferrario's 'Le Costume Ancien et Moderne...'.
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Russie. Le Jeu du Svayky, du Babky.
Russie. Le Jeu du Svayky, du Babky.
Bramatti dis. e inc. Biasoli A.T.
[Milan, c.1826.]
Aquatint with fine hand colour. 180 x 325mm (7 x 13¾"), watermarked 'FAG', publisher's blind stamp in margin. Large margins.
Russians playing Svayky (trying to throw an iron spike so that it sticks in the ground within a ring) and Babky (a game illustrated on Etruscan vases, in which throwers attempt to knock over pairs of bones). From Giulio Ferrario's 'Le Costume Ancien et Moderne...'.
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