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Les souverains alliés à Paris. année 1815.
Les souverains alliés à Paris. année 1815.
AG [Monogram of Adrien Godefroy]
A Paris chez Martinet. Déposé &a [1815].
Coloured etching. Sheet 245 x 310mm (9¾ x 12¼"). Trimmed within plate, pinholes in corners, a few stains.
Four of the monarchs of the armies allied against Napoleon during his Hundred Days, in dress uniforms: Alexander I of Russia, Louis XVIII, Francis I of Austria and Frederick William III of Prussia. A supplemental plate from the series 'Armée des Souverains Alliés, année 1815', illustrations of the uniforms of the various armies.
[Ref: 42016]   £110.00   (£132.00 incl.VAT)
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The Humanity of General Amherst
The Humanity of General Amherst
Smirke del. P. Audinet sculp.
Published by Henry Fisher, Caxton, London, 1824
Engraving, platemark 290 x 175mm (11½ x 7") large margins.
General Amherst standing outside a British fort, gesturing towards a basket at right in offering to begging figures at left, a Native American soldier standing behind at right. In fact Amherst's career in North America and Canada was clouded by failures in relations with native Americans. Illustration to Camden's 'History of England' (this plate first published by J. Stratford in 1811), engraved after a design by Robert Smirke (1753-1845), painter and illustrator, who specialised in literary themes. Smirke depicted a great number of Shakespearean subjects and provided illustrations for literary and historical texts such as Hume's 'History of England', Dr Johnson's 'Rasselas', the 'Arabian Nights', and 'Don Quixote'.
[Ref: 42083]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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The Chelsea Valiant.
The Chelsea Valiant.
[n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph. Sheet 185 x 130mm (7¼ x 5")
A peg-legged Chelsea Pensioner.
[Ref: 41907]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Plan of different Movements of ye Army of ye Allies under Prince Eugene of Savoy,
Plan of different Movements of ye Army of ye Allies under Prince Eugene of Savoy, and of ye French Army, under Marshal Villars; from ye beginning of ye Campaign to ye 24th July, 1712, when ye French attacked ye intrenched Camp at Denain commanded by the E. of Albermarle.
J. Basire sculp.
For Mr Tindal's Continuation of Mr Rapin's History of England. [London, James & Paul Knapton, 1751.]
Engraved map. 390 x 480mm (15¼ x 19").
A plan of the French, English and Dutch movements during the wars of Spanish succession in 1712. Nicholas Tindal (1687-1774), at one time Chaplain to Greenwich Hospital, first published a translation of Frenchman Paul de Rapin's 'History of England' in 1727, running to thirteen volumes; in 1732 it was enlarged with his own notes and maps. This map was published in 'A summary of Mr Rapin de Thoyras's History of England, and Mr Tindal's Continuation, from the Invasion of Julius Caesar, to the End of the Reign of King George I. Illustrated With Medals, Plans of Battles, Towns, and Sieges', 1751.
[Ref: 42393]   £120.00  
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Plan of the Incampment of the Allies at Prats del Rey under the command of Count Staremberg;
Plan of the Incampment of the Allies at Prats del Rey under the command of Count Staremberg; and of ye Enemy under the Duke of Wendosme; where ye two Armies lay from ye 17th of Septem.r to ye 25th of Decem.r 1711N.S. when ye Enemy decamped, and ye Allies the 27th.
J. Basire sculp.
For Mr Tindal's Continuation of Mr Rapin's History of England. [London, James & Paul Knapton, 1751.]
Engraved map. 390 x 480mm (15¼ x 19").
Plan of the encampments of the Franco-Spanish armies and the armies of the British and the Holy Roman Empire during their stand off in Spain at the end of 1711. Nicholas Tindal (1687-1774), at one time Chaplain to Greenwich Hospital, first published a translation of Frenchman Paul de Rapin's 'History of England' in 1727, running to thirteen volumes; in 1732 it was enlarged with his own notes and maps. This map was published in 'A summary of Mr Rapin de Thoyras's History of England, and Mr Tindal's Continuation, from the Invasion of Julius Caesar, to the End of the Reign of King George I. Illustrated With Medals, Plans of Battles, Towns, and Sieges', 1751.
[Ref: 42391]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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Costumes Militaires. Grande Bretagne.
Costumes Militaires. Grande Bretagne. Infanterie Ecossaise.
Saint. Fal, Delin. Alix Sculp.
A Paris chez Noël, Rue St. Jacques, No. 16. Déposé au Bureau des Estampes.
Hand-coloured etching. Plate: 370 x 265mm (14½ x 10¼").
A print illustrating the various uniforms of the Scottish infantry, including the service dress and undress of the 92nd (Gordon) Highlanders in 1815.
[Ref: 41903]   £220.00  
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Battle of Sobraon,
Battle of Sobraon, A Faithful Representation of the Storming of the Sikhs Position at the Bridge of Boats at Sobraon.
[Lithographed by Richard Evan Sly?]
[Published by Blackwood & Page, n.d., c.1846.]
Rare hand-coloured lithograph. Sheet: 315 x 240mm (12¼ x 9½"), large margins. Trimmed, some staining and marking.
The Battle of Sobraon, between the forces of the East India Company and the Sikh Empire of the Punjab during the First Sikh War (1845-6). The Sikhs were completely defeated, making this the decisive battle of the First Anglo-Sikh War. This scene shows the Sikh retreat over the single pontoon bridge over the Sutlej River; when the bridge collapsed under the weight of the troops, those Sikhs trapped with the British refused to surrender and fought to the death.
[Ref: 42744]   £350.00  
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Disegno del Padiglione di Mustafa Cará Gran Visir presso dall 'Esercito Christiano nell Assedio scacciato di Sotto Vienna li 12 Septembre 1683.
Disegno del Padiglione di Mustafa Cará Gran Visir presso dall 'Esercito Christiano nell Assedio scacciato di Sotto Vienna li 12 Septembre 1683.
[n.d., c.1683.]
Engraving. Rare & scarce. Sheet: 420 x 295mm (16½ x 11½"). Trimmed and laid on album sheet, central vertical fold.
An engraving of the tent in which the Grand Vizir of the Ottoman Empire, Mustafa Pasha, stayed during the Seige of Vienna in 1683.
[Ref: 42669]   £360.00  
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[Seige of Vienna.] Vienna Assediata da Turchi e Liberata da Christiani.
[Seige of Vienna.] Vienna Assediata da Turchi e Liberata da Christiani. All Ill.mo Sig,r Marchese Sachetti Suo riueritissimo Signore.
Era.co Bufalini D.D.D.
[n.d., c.1683.]
Engraving, scarce. Key on verso. Sheet: 400 x 365mm (15¾ x 14¼"). Trimmed and laid on album sheet. Central vertical fold.
A plan of Vienna showing the city during the seige and Battle of Vienna by the Ottoman Empire in 1683. The Ottomans were badly defeated by the Christian Allies and the battle staged the recapture of much of Eastern Europe from the Turks. Key to the plan on verso.
[Ref: 42670]   £320.00  
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[Seige of Vienna.]Belegeringe en onset de Stadt Weenen.
[Seige of Vienna.]Belegeringe en onset de Stadt Weenen.
C. Decker fe.
[n.d., c.1683.]
Engraving, with letterpress descriptions. Sheet: 350 x 285mm (13¾ x 11¼"). Trimmed and laid on album sheet.
A plan of Vienna showing the city during the seige and Battle of Vienna by the Ottoman Empire in 1683. The Ottomans were badly defeated by the Christian Allies and the battle staged the recapture of much of Eastern Europe from the Turks. Key to the plan on album sheet adjoining and description below, both in French.
[Ref: 42671]   £450.00  
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The Young Hero of Turnhout, who so manfully distinguished himself on the 27th Oct.r 1789.
The Young Hero of Turnhout, who so manfully distinguished himself on the 27th Oct.r 1789. Le Jeune Heros de Turnhout, Victoire des Brabacons sur les Autrichiennesle 27 8bre 1789.
W. Peltro Del.t. P.W.Tomkins_J.J. Van den Berghe Sculp.t London.
London Pub: as the Act directs July 27. 1790 by I.F.Tomkins No18 New Bond Street.
Stipple. Rare. Plate: 350 x 250mm (13¾ x 9¾") very large margins. Some marking in plate and tears in margins.
A scene in the Battle of Turnhout in 1789, between the Austrian Habsburgs and a Belgian patriot army, in which a young boy who having killed an Austrian soldier, presents his sword to the Belgian commander.
[Ref: 42649]   £260.00  
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