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[Railway Station / Adelaide]
[Railway Station / Adelaide] Genuine original etching limited edition by Fabian Swire (London Artist) / Series three views of South Australia.
[n.d., after 1930.]
Signed etching with original label as issued; 75 x 130mm (3 x 5"). Sheet laid at top in original mount.
A view of the railway station in Adelaide, published as part of Fabian Swire's third series Views of South Australia.
[Ref: 54014]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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L'Afrique.
L'Afrique. Bien que de mes Deserts les chaleurs indomtees / Enchassent les Mortals par leur sterilite; / Mesvilles neantinoins sot partout habitees, / Pour leur utilite.
Bosse fe. avec Privilege du Roy
a paris chez chereau le jeaune ruë St Jacques au S.t Remy [n.d., c.1740].
Engraving with original hand colour. 215 x 140mm (8½ x 5½") very large margins. Stain in left margin. Repaired hole in bottom of lower margin.
A female allegorical figure representing Africa, dressed in colourful cloth carrying a parasole and tambourine, an elephant in background.
[Ref: 55117]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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L'Amerique.
L'Amerique. Dans les Isles que j'ay la Terre est toujours verte, Aussi depuis le Temps que lon man decouverte, / Et n'est point sous le Ciel un ci charmant seiour; Chaseun me fait la cour.
ABosse se.
a paris chez chereau le jeaune ruë St Jacques au S.t Remy [n.d., c.1740].
Engraving with original hand colour. 230 x 155mm (9 x 6") Tear in left margin.
A female allegorical figure representing America, dressed in red feathers but bare-breasted, holding a spear and a seashell.
[Ref: 54930]   £480.00  
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Weather View of an American Schooner under Reef'd Sails.
Weather View of an American Schooner under Reef'd Sails. No.11.
Drawn on stone by J. Rogers.
Printed by Rowney & Forster. Published by T. McLean. 26, Haymarket [n.d., c.1824].
Rare lithograph. Sheet 305 x 435mm (12 x 17") large margins. A little wear to right edge.
NMM PAH0549.
[Ref: 55040]   £450.00   (£540.00 incl.VAT)
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An American Three Masted Schooner.
An American Three Masted Schooner. No.22.
Drawn on stone by J. Rogers.
Printed by Rowney & Forster. Published by T. McLean. 26, Haymarket [n.d., c.1824].
Rare lithograph. Sheet 305 x 435mm (12 x 17") large margins.
At anchor with two masts furled.
NMM PAH0530.
[Ref: 55041]   £380.00   (£456.00 incl.VAT)
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A View of an Homeward-Bound American Ship taking her departure from the Lands End.
A View of an Homeward-Bound American Ship taking her departure from the Lands End.
Designed & Engraved by W. Elmes.
Published March 6, 1797 by John Fairburn 146 Minories London.
A very rare aquatint, fine impression; 265 x 380mm (10½ x 15"). Narrow margins, several tiny worm holes.
A merchantman under full sail in choppy seas. The Stars and Stripes flag on the stern is Francis Hopkinson's flag for the U.S. Navy, with 13 six-pointed stars in five rows and a red stripe uppermost, although the number of stars had increased to 15 in 1795.
[Ref: 54740]   £680.00  
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George Anson Esq. Commander in Chief of the Late Expedition to the South Seas.
George Anson Esq. Commander in Chief of the Late Expedition to the South Seas.
Ar. Pond pinx. C. Grignion Sculp.
Publish'd by Ar. Pond Sep.r 15th 1744
Very scarce engraving. Platemark: 450 x 290mm (17¾ x 11¼"), with very large margins.
A portrait of Admiral George Anson (1697-1762) published at the end of his voyage around the world (1740-4) during which he attacked the Spanish in the Pacific, burnt Payta in Peru and captured the Manila galleon with its treasure of silver worth half a million pounds.
[Ref: 55161]   £480.00  
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Anvil.
Anvil.
George Stubbs pinx.t. Geo: Townley Stubbs sculp.t Engraver to His R.H. the Prince of Wales.
London. Published Dec.r 1 1794 by Mess.rs Stubbs, Turf Gallery, Conduit Street.
Stipple and etching, open-letter finished proof, printed in colours and hand finished. 405 x 500mm (16 x 19¾"). Framed. Some spotting. Unexamined out of frame.
Anvil, foaled in 1777 and described by 'A Review of the Turf' as 'ranked amongst the best stallions of the present day'. In 1793 Anvil was in Mr O'Kelly's stud at Edgware, at 10 guineas per mare.
Lennox-Boyd: 114, state I of III, ''100 proofs were issued''.
[Ref: 54816]   £1,850.00  
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The Royal Charlotte Auricula.
The Royal Charlotte Auricula.
Printed for Carington Bowles, N.o 69 in St Pauls Church Yard, London.
Fine & very rare mezzotint. 355 x 245mm (14 x 9¾"). False margins added. A tiny amount of time staining in the publication line.
A fantastic image. Still life of a pink primula auricula in a plant pot. A bird, likely a bullfinch, perches on the lip of the pot and a butterfly, possibly a monarch, sits on the leaves.
Gordon Dunthorne Flower and Fruit Prints p223.
[Ref: 54818]   £1,800.00  
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Western Australian Company, Settlement of Australind. Town Land+Order. no 1680. Order of Choice. Original. [&] Duplicated original.
Western Australian Company, Settlement of Australind. Town Land+Order. no 1680. Order of Choice. Original. [&] Duplicated original.
[1843.]
Unique letterpress contract completed with ink mss. Sheet 520 x 490mm (20½ x 16½"). Creases, wear to edges.
Very early West Australiana item. The 'Original' and 'Duplicate Original' of a land ownership contract, relating to the new settlement of Australind in Western Australia, the third part, the 'Counterpart', was retained by the company. The colony was set up with the intention of breeding horses for the army in India (thus the name Austral-Ind), and plots were sold to investors and prospective settlers in London and elsewhere. By 1841 there were 440 settlers but that year Methodist minister Rev. John Smithies wrote to the Wesleyan Missionary Society in London, ''If any of your friends are thinking of Austral-Ind as a point of emigration tell them to Stop. It is one of the greatest puffs that there has been for some time. I should be sorry if any of our Methodist friends or others should be so deluded as to embark for such a place''. Poor soil, summer droughts and winter deluges meant that by 1875 the settlement was abandoned.
McNair & Rumney: Pioneer Aboriginal Mission, 1981.
[Ref: 54957]   £650.00  
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Barcelone. Vue prise au-dessus de l'entrée du port. Barcelona. Vista tomada desde encima de la entrada del puerto.
Barcelone. Vue prise au-dessus de l'entrée du port. Barcelona. Vista tomada desde encima de la entrada del puerto. L'Esgagne a vol d'oiseau.
A. Guesdon del. et lith. Imp. F.ois Delarue, Paris.
Paris (M.on Aumont) François Delarue, rue JJ. Rouseau 18. Barcelona _ Felix Descoiens [n.d., c.1860].
Fine tinted lithograph with hand colour. Sheet 390 x 560mm (15¼ x 22").
An elevated view of Barcelona from the sea, looking down on the new quay. From a series of bird's-eye view of Spain.
[Ref: 54948]   £380.00  
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Barcelone. Vue prise au-dessus des Gares de Mataro et du Nord. Barcelona. Vista tomada desde encima del Recodo de Mataró y del Norde.
Barcelone. Vue prise au-dessus des Gares de Mataro et du Nord. Barcelona. Vista tomada desde encima del Recodo de Mataró y del Norde. L'Esgagne a vol d'oiseau.
A. Guesdon del. et lith. Imp. F.ois Delarue, Paris.
Paris (M.on Aumont) François Delarue, rue JJ. Rouseau 18 [n.d., c.1860].
Fine tinted lithograph with hand colour. Sheet 390 x 560mm (15¼ x 22"). Foxing in margins.
An elevated view of Barcelona from above Mataró Railway Station, with a locomotive heading out. From a series of bird's-eye view of Spain.
[Ref: 54949]   £380.00  
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[Barnaslingan] The Scalp in the County of Wicklow.
[Barnaslingan] The Scalp in the County of Wicklow.
Le Porte del. et Sculp.t.
London Published May 20th 1796 by Tho.s Macklin Poets Gallery Fleet St.
Fine & rare coloured etching. Sheet 475 x 630mm (18 x 24¾"), paper watermarked 'HS&S 18[**]'. Trimmed within plate, repaired tear in title area, repaired holes.
A view of The Scalp, a narrow glacial valley under the hill Barnaslingan. One of a series of Irish views drawn by John Laporte.
Bonar Law: p.67
[Ref: 54758]   £520.00  
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[Basel.]
[Basel.]
A.W. [in plate]
[n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph with strong hand colour. Two sheets conjoined, total 330 x 1150mm (13 x 45¼"). In 19th century frame with the label of a Basel framer. Trimmed to image and laid on album paper. Unexamined out of frame.
An elevated view looking north, probably from the Basel Minster, with the Middle Bridge (the oldest bridge site on the Rhine) in the foreground. An ink inscription on the backboard identifies the artist as J.J. Schneider (John Jacob, 1822-1887).
[Ref: 55159]   £850.00  
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Defeat of the British Army, 12,000 strong under the Command of Sir Edward Packenham, in the attack of the American lines defended by 3,600 Militia commanded by Major General Andrew Jackson January 8the 1815, on Chalmette plain, five miles below New Orle
Defeat of the British Army, 12,000 strong under the Command of Sir Edward Packenham, in the attack of the American lines defended by 3,600 Militia commanded by Major General Andrew Jackson January 8the 1815, on Chalmette plain, five miles below New Orle ans on the left bank of the Mississippi. Drawn on the Field of Battle and painted by H.the Laclotte arch.t and assist Engineer in the Louisiana Army the Year 1815.
Dessine par H.the Laclotte. Grave par PL Debucourt.
[c.1817.]
Extremely scarce etching with aquatint, printed in sepia. Sheet 545 x 695mm (21½ x 27¼"). Several closed tears from extremities, some into image. The lower right corner has been re-attached.
Magnificent prospect of the battle at Chalmette Plantation, Louisiana, on January 8th 1815, the largest engagement of the Battle of New Orleans, a prolonged battle between the United Kingdom and United States which took place from December 23rd, 1814, to January 26th, 1815. American forces, commanded by General Andrew Jackson, defeated an invading British Army intent on seizing New Orleans and the vast territory America had acquired with the Louisiana Purchase. The Treaty of Ghent had been signed on December 24th, 1814, but news of the peace would not reach the combatants until February. The battle is often regarded as the greatest American land victory of the Anglo-American War of 1812 to 1815, called the 'War of 1812'. At the end of that January day, the British had 2,042 casualties: 291 killed (including Generals Pakenham and Gibbs), 1,267 wounded (including General Keane) and 484 captured or missing. The Americans had 71 casualties: 13 dead; 39 wounded and 19 missing. Seal of the United States between English and French titles. Print made by Philibert Louis Debucourt (1755 - 1832), after the painting by Jean-Hyacinthe Laclotte, composed from his first-hand sketches of the battle. Laclotte was an architect, artist and engineer born in Bordeaux. He worked in New Orleans from 1806 until 1815, where he designed the Orleans Theater and planned the Faubourg Plaisance subdivision of the city. In 1810, he had formed a partnership with Arsene Latour and opened a school of drawing, architecture, carpentry and decorating. This print comes onto the market extremely rarely (usually hand coloured). Eight impressions are known in institutional collection: at the Library of Congress, New York Public Library, Amon Carter Museum, the New Orleans Historical Society, and four at the New York Historical Society.
[Ref: 55078]   £6,500.00  
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[Antwerp] Eglise de Notre Name à Anvers.
[Antwerp] Eglise de Notre Name à Anvers.
Jos. Hunin Del. et Sculp. Mechl. 1813.
Sumpt. le Pottevin De La Croix.
Engraving. 510 x 360mm (20 x 14¼"), with large margins. Some spotting in margins. Uncut. Some rippling centre.
The Cathedral of Our Lady, Antwerp. The original intention was to have two towers, but the second was never completed.
From the Berkeley Collection, Spetchley Park.
[Ref: 54965]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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[Antwerp] Clocher de l'Eglise Cathedralle d'Anvers bati de pierre du haut en bas.
[Antwerp] Clocher de l'Eglise Cathedralle d'Anvers bati de pierre du haut en bas.
à Anvers Chez Philippe Ville.
Engraving, ADI watermark. 520 x 355mm (20½ x 14") very large margins. Uncut.
An elevation of he Cathedral of Our Lady, Antwerp. The original intention was to have twn towers, but the second was never completed.
From the Berkeley Collection, Spetchley Park.
[Ref: 54966]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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Village Bengali Des Bords Du Gange.
Village Bengali Des Bords Du Gange. Novembre 1841.
Lith par de Rudder d'après le dessin du Prince A. Soltikoff.
Imprimé par Auguste Bry 134, rue du Bac [n.d., 1850].
Tinted lithograph, printed area 400 x 580 (15¾ x 22¾). Small repaired hole.
A scene of a Bengali village. Men and women stand outside a straw hut, surrounded by palm trees. Peacocks perch on the roof and forage on the ground. One man picks palm fruit in a tree. Two elephants wander out of the overgrowth. Prince Alexey Soltykoff (Aleksandr Mikhailovich Saltuikov, 1806-1859) had worked for the Russian Foreign Service (including visits to Constantinople, London and Teheran) before retiring and making two trips to India (1841–43 and 1844–46). In 1850 his sketches were lithographed in this large folio format and published as 'Voyages dans l'Inde'.
[Ref: 54983]   £1,400.00  
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A Bermudian Sloop, with a View Upon the Spanish Main.
A Bermudian Sloop, with a View Upon the Spanish Main.
Dom.k Serres del. J. Clarke & J. Hamble sculp.t. Edw.d Orme Excudit.
[Published & Sold Jan.y 1, 1807 by Edw.d Orme, 59, Bond Street London.]
Aquatint with hand colour. Sheet 290 x 435mm (11½ x 17"). Trimmed inside plate.
Plate 30 of 'Liber Nauticus, and Instructor in the Art of Marine Drawing' by Dominic Serres and his son John Thomas Serres. Both were marine painters to the king, and John was the Master of Drawing at the Chelsea Naval School and, according to the title page of the 'Liber', 'Marine Draught-man to the Honourable the Board of Admiralty'.
Abbey Life 345.
[Ref: 55162]   £450.00  
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Le Grand Triomfateure ou le Libraire ambulan[t].
Le Grand Triomfateure ou le Libraire ambulan[t]. Vn autre moins fameux Libraire, Pourra se contenter d'un pilier du Palais, Mais pour le debit que je fais Paris entier m'est necessaire.
Chez Honnart rue S. Jacques au Coq avec privil.
[n.d. c. 1670]
Engraving. 275 x 190mm (10¾ x 7½"). Wide margins on 3 sides. Repaired tear into lower left platemark and into the image.
Portrait of a stooped man, maybe Jewish, with crutches. The book seller was a recurring character of Henri Bonnart II's work; as here he is often depicted recounting his dubious adventures and ruminating on the rivalry between travelling tradesman and their settled counterparts.
[Ref: 54687]   £380.00   (£456.00 incl.VAT)
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Interieur du Couvent de Condgeveram
Interieur du Couvent de Condgeveram à 40 milles de Madras. Réunion journalière des Brames en l’honneur des deux divinités Conservatrice et Destructive. Juillet 1841
Lith par Grivet et de Rudder lith d'après le dessin du Prince A. Soltykoff.
Imprimé par Auguste Bry à Paris.
Tinted lithograph. 505 x 600mm (20 x 23½"), with very large margins. Foxing in margins on right. Uncut.
Women play flutes and dance in the courtyard of a Brahmin temple during the daily prayer ritual of in honour of the god Vishnu as Preserver and Shiva as Destroyer. In the background is a statue of Ganesha. Prince Alexey Soltykoff (Aleksandr Mikhailovich Saltuikov, 1806-1859) had worked for the Russian Foreign Service (including visits to Constantinople, London and Teheran) before retiring and making two trips to India (1841–43 and 1844–46). In 1850 his sketches were lithographed in this large folio format and published as 'Voyages dans l'Inde'.
[Ref: 55150]   £2,000.00  

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The Town of Bray.
The Town of Bray.
Le Porte del. et Sculp.
[London: Thomas Macklin, 1796]
Coloured etching. 475 x 630mm (18 x 24¾"), paper watermarked 'HS&S 183[*]'. Narrow margins, creases, publication line weakly inked. Sky rubbed on right.
A view of Bray, County Wicklow, from the banks of the River Dargle, showing the bridge. One of a series of Irish views drawn by John Laporte.
Bonar Law: p.67
[Ref: 54763]   £420.00  
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[Signing of the Treaty of Breda, 1667]
[Signing of the Treaty of Breda, 1667] D'Eeuwige Gedenck-Teekene van de Engelse en Nederlandtse Oorlog en Vreede [...] fo.249
[Anon., c.1672.]
Engraving. Sheet 245 x 235mm (9½ x 9¼"). Tipped into backing sheet at sides. Slight creasing where folded into volume.
The signing of the Treaty of Breda, which brought to an end the Second Anglo-Dutch War (1665-7) in favour of the Dutch. This plate also appears on a large broadside comprising several scenes relating to the war, with letterpress, although the text here differs, indicating a different publication. The Breda Peace Conference is an important moment in the history of the North American colonies: the Dutch officially conceded New York and the surrounding colonies in New Jersey and Delaware to English control.
[Ref: 55141]   £480.00  
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[Treaty of Breda] Vreede-Handelingh tot Breda, gesloten op den XXXI Iuly, door de Gevolmachtighden van hare Kon:
[Treaty of Breda] Vreede-Handelingh tot Breda, gesloten op den XXXI Iuly, door de Gevolmachtighden van hare Kon: May:tn van Groot Brittannien, Vrankryck, Deenmarcken en der Hoogm: Herren Staten Generael vande Vereenichde Nederlanden ende geratificeert inde Kamer Conferentie, op den 24 Augusti, Anno 1667.
[Etched by Romain de Hooghe.]
te Amsterdam by I.Ottens. [n.d., 1720.]
Etching. 395 x 545mm (15½ x 21½"). Framed. Cut to image. Unexamined out of frame.
A celebration of the negotiations that led to the Treaty of Breda, which ended the Second Dutch War in 1667. A large image shows the delegates meeting; down the sides and above are nine more scenes of the English Ambassadors arriving and the celebrations afterwards, lettered A-K with the key in English beneath. The Breda Peace Conference is an important moment in the history of the North American colonies: the Dutch officially conceded New York and the surrounding colonies in New Jersey and Delaware to English control.
Landwehr, p.57, state II of II.
[Ref: 55139]   £1,280.00  
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Brindisi. May 9th 1777.
Brindisi. May 9th 1777.
H. Swinburne del.
Watercolour on two sheets conjoined, 18th century watercolour; Total 305 x 910mm. Surface soiling on right end. Unrestored and in near mint condition, bright colours.
A prospect of Brindisi Harbour by travel writer Henry Swinburne (1743-1803), famed for his 'Travels through Spain, 1775 and 1776' (1779) and 'Travels in the Two Sicilies. 1777-1780 (Two vols 1783 & 1785), during which he drew this view. Henry Swinburne's granddaughter, Henrietta Sophia Benfield, married Robert Berkeley (1794-1874) on 24 January 1822, adding this scene to the Berkeley Collection.
From the Berkeley Collection, Spetchley Park.
[Ref: 54980]   £1,950.00  
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[Buddhist priests] Prêtres de Boudha Cingalis à Lady (Ceylan).
[Buddhist priests] Prêtres de Boudha Cingalis à Lady (Ceylan). Mai 1841.
de Rudder lith d'après le dessin du Prince A. Soltykoff.
Imprimé par Auguste Bry a Paris.
Tinted lithograph. 375 x 280mm (14¾ x 11"), with very large margins. Some spotting in margins on left. Uncut.
Buddhist priests walking, one shaded by a servant carrying a parasol. Prince Alexey Soltykoff (Aleksandr Mikhailovich Saltuikov, 1806-1859) had worked for the Russian Foreign Service (including visits to Constantinople, London and Teheran) before retiring and making two trips to India (1841–43 and 1844–46). In 1850 his sketches were lithographed in this large folio format and published as 'Voyages dans l'Inde'.
[Ref: 55149]   £1,100.00  
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The Bush Track.
The Bush Track. Proof A.
F. Sidney Walker.
[n.d. c.1924].
Signed etching. 150 x 125mm (6 x 5"), with large margins. Minor toning.
A view of the Austrilian bush in New South Wales by Australian artist F. Sidney Walker (1888-1972).
[Ref: 54027]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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Cairo looking West.
Cairo looking West.
David Roberts. R.A. L. Haghe Lith.
London, Published F. G. Moon, 20 Threadneedle Street, Decr. 1st 1848.
Tinted lithograph, printed area 340 x 530mm (13¼ x 20¾")..
The Pyramids in the distance mark the limits of the city and the start of the Desert. Published in the monumental folio edition of 'Egypt & Nubia: from drawings made on the spot' by David Roberts (1796 - 1864), lithographed by Louis Haghe.
Abbey Travel 272.
[Ref: 54953]   £950.00  
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Environs de Calcutta.
Environs de Calcutta. (Octobre 1842.)
Lith par de Rudder lith d'après le dessin du Prince A. Soltykoff.
Imp.é par Auguste Bry, G.de Medaille d'Or de S.M. l'Empereur de Russie.
Tinted lithograph. 520 x 690mm (20½ x 27¼"), with very large margins. Uncut.
A road scene, with a horse-drawn carriage accompanied by runners. Sitting around are locals, several with white paint on their faces. Prince Alexey Soltykoff (Aleksandr Mikhailovich Saltuikov, 1806-1859) had worked for the Russian Foreign Service (including visits to Constantinople, London and Teheran) before retiring and making two trips to India (1841–43 and 1844–46). In 1850 his sketches were lithographed in this large folio format and published as 'Voyages dans l'Inde'.
[Ref: 55151]   £2,000.00  

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No. 3 Camp.
No. 3 Camp.
135-150 / E. Warner.
[n.d. after 1922]
Signed etching. 125 x 175mm (5 x 7"). Sheet laid at top on original mount. Some toning around edges of the mount.
A very atmospheric view of a settlement in a woodland clearing.
[Ref: 54032]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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The Lake Camperdown / Victoria. B/7
The Lake Camperdown / Victoria. B/7
Stuart E. Wade 13/47.
[n.d. 1920].
Signed etching. 235 x 185mm (9¼ x 7¼"), with large margins. Uncut. Toning.
A view of a lake in Camperdown, a rural town in Southwestern Victoria, Australia.
[Ref: 54029]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Village de Catiganawa à neuf milles de Kandy a Ceylan,
Village de Catiganawa à neuf milles de Kandy a Ceylan, habité par les Rodias; exiles du tems des Rois de Kandy. Mai 1841.
de Rudder lith d'après le dessin du Prince A. Soltykoff. Paris, Gache, éditeur.
Imprimé par Auguste Bry a Paris.
Tinted lithograph. 390 x 280mm (15½ x 11"), with large margins. Some spotting in margins.
Sri Lankan villagers standing in a forest clearing, naked from the waist up. Prince Alexey Soltykoff (Aleksandr Mikhailovich Saltuikov, 1806-1859) had worked for the Russian Foreign Service (including visits to Constantinople, London and Teheran) before retiring and making two trips to India (1841–43 and 1844–46). In 1850 his sketches were lithographed in this large folio format and published as 'Voyages dans l'Inde'.
[Ref: 55148]   £1,250.00  
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Stretch on Back.
Stretch on Back. Bringing in the Milkers.
E. Warner.
[n.d .after 1922]
Signed etching. 180 x 270mm (7 x 11") very large margins.
A landscape of a man on horseback herding a small group of cows. Very atmospheric.
[Ref: 54033]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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Ceylan, entre Colombo et Kandy, Mai 1841.
Ceylan, entre Colombo et Kandy, Mai 1841.
de Rudder lith d'après le dessin du Prince A. Soltykoff.
Impré par Auguste Bry, a Paris. [n.d., c.1848.]
Tinted lithograph. Printed area: 360 x 280mm (14 x 11"), with very large margins. Uncut. Taped tear in extreme lower margin.
A view in Sri Lanka showing a young family standing outside a hut in one of the many villages on the route between Colombo, the modern capital, and Kandy, located in the hills. Fruit including pineapples and bananas are seen on the ground to the left below a crouching figure who looks up towards a standing man and woman. The woman is carrying a child and holding the hand of another. Prince Alexey Soltykoff (Aleksandr Mikhailovich Saltuikov, 1806-1859) had worked for the Russian Foreign Service (including visits to Constantinople, London and Teheran) before retiring and making two trips to India (1841–43 and 1844–46). In 1850 his sketches were lithographed in this large folio format and published as 'Voyages dans l'Inde'.
[Ref: 55146]   £1,150.00  
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A New Book of Chinese Designs Calculated to Improve the present Taste.
A New Book of Chinese Designs Calculated to Improve the present Taste. Consisting of Figures, Buildings, & Furniture, Landskips, Birds, Beasts, Flow.rs and Ornaments; &c.
By Mess.rs Edwards & Darly.
Published according to Act of Parliament, & Sold by the Authors, the first House on the right hand in Northumberland Court, in the Strand, & by the Print & Booksellers in Town & Country. MDCCLIV [1754].
4to, original full calf, maroon morocco gilt title label on spine; engr. title, index of plates and 112 plates (of 120). Covers detached and worn.
A book of chinoiserie designs by Matthew Darly with a collaborator only identified in the book as 'Edwards' but identified as George Edwards (1694-1773, the famed ornithologist. It is possible the missing plates were never included; there is no evidence in the block of their removal. The V&A's example has 116 plates.
[Ref: 53760]   £6,000.00   view all images for this item
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Dame Chinois dans sa Chambre.
Dame Chinois dans sa Chambre. Chaque pays a sa beaute, Et les visages de la Chine Ont tout l'air et la bonne mine De nos dames de qualite.
Chez H Bonnart vis avis les Mathurins au Coq avec privilege du Roy.
[n.d. c.1675-1700]
Etching with engraving. 275 x 190mm (10¾ x 7½"), with very large margins. Trimmed to platemark on left side. Foxing in margins.
A seated Chinese woman next to a table with paper and writing implements. Engraving by Henri Bonnart II (1642-1711), known for his work on fashion and costume, along with his four brothers. From an album of 215 prints depicting different French costumes of the period, the majority are published by members of the Bonnart family.
[Ref: 54719]   £320.00  
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[Psittacus albus cristatus maximus.]
[Psittacus albus cristatus maximus.]
G. Edwards.
[n.d., c.1760.]
Etching with fine hand colour. 230 x 185mm (9 x 7¼"), large margins. Small stain on top centre edge of plate.
A crested cockatoo, from 'Gleanings of Natural History' by George Edwards (1694-1773), who is regarded as 'the father of British ornithology'.
[Ref: 54752]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo] Petit Kakatoes à hupe jaune.
[Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo] Petit Kakatoes à hupe jaune.
Dessiné et gravé par Martinet.
[n.d., c.1760.]
Etching with fine hand colour. 265 x 215mm (10½ x 8½"). Small stain on right top. Large margins on 3 sides.
A Sulphur Crested cockatoo, drawn by François-Nicolas Martinet (1731-1800)
[Ref: 54753]   £320.00   (£384.00 incl.VAT)
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[Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo] The Crested Parrot or Cockatoo.
[Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo] The Crested Parrot or Cockatoo.
Eleazar Albin del Jul 28, 1735.
[n.d., c.1735.]
Etching with fine hand colour, 18th century watermark, 250 x 195mm (9¾ x 7¾"), with large margins. Faded.
A Sulphur Crested cockatoo, from Albin's 'A natural history of birds : illustrated with a hundred and one copper plates, curiously engraven from the life', published 1731-8.
[Ref: 54754]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Compensation.
Compensation. Old TAOW-KWANG, being now tired of the war, sent Commisioners to treat for peace. Accordingly, on the 26th of August, 1842, they arrived, and a Treaty was immediately commenced.- China to pay 21,000,000 dollars in the course of the present and three succeeding years.- Five Large Ports to be thrown open to British trade, and the Island of Hong-Kong to be ceded for ever to England. - Who retains possession of Nankin and the Grand Canal until the first installment of 6,000,000 dollars is paid.
Woodcut illustration printed in blue 135 x 150mm (5¼ x 6"). Glued to backing sheet.
A rare satire on the Treaty of Nanking (Nanjing) a peace treaty that ended the First Opium War (1839–1842). The image shows the Emperor Daoguang (otherwise known as Tao Kuang)(1782 –1850) handing the money over to the English Soldiers and presenting sacks, the one in his hand reads ' Holland & Wood to Burn,' and behind his men are jars containing Oopium. The Chinese Court spectates. This could possibly be a Tea Wrapper.
[Ref: 55017]   £300.00  
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Remains of a Roman Bridge on the Guadalquivir, Cordoba.
Remains of a Roman Bridge on the Guadalquivir, Cordoba.
[Lithographed by Thomas Shotter Boys after David Roberts.]
[London Published Nov.r 1st 1836 by Hodgson & Graves, 6, Pall Mall.]
Colour tinted lithograph. Sheet size: 280 x 450mm (11 x 16"). Trimmed into image, laid on card as usual
A view of Cordoba, published in David Roberts's 'Picturesque Sketches in Spain', his first publication. Although Boys is credited to Boys, it is known that Roberts worked on every stone. The success of this work enabled Roberts to finance his important excursion to Egypt and the Holy Land.
Abbey Travel 152.
[Ref: 55048]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Her Majesty Queen Victoria’s tour thro the fleet in the Harbour of Cork, on the 3d of August, 1849.
Her Majesty Queen Victoria’s tour thro the fleet in the Harbour of Cork, on the 3d of August, 1849. [Publ.d for the benefit of the Cork Masonic Female Orphan Asylum. Dedicated to Coln. J.C. Chatterton K.H. Provincial Grand Master of Munster S.G.I.G. 33rd by his Friend and Brother Oliver J. Jones, 1st Lieut. H.M.S. Ganges.]
Lieut. O.J. Jones Del.t. Dickinson & Co. Lith.
[1849.]
Tinted lithograph with fine hand colour. Sheet 440 x 615mm (17¼ x 24¼"). Trimmed, losing publication details and dedication. Wear to edges. Slight creasing bottom right.
A view of Cork Harbour, with the British Fleet at anchor, the first stop of an eleven day Irish tour undertaken by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert on 2-12 August 1849. From Cork the Royal party sailed to Dublin and Belfast, aboard the royal yacht, 'Victoria and Albert'. The rigging of HMS Ganges (on the right) is full of sailors saluting the monarch.
[Ref: 55164]   £950.00  
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Achat d'Armes à Delhi.
Achat d'Armes à Delhi.
Lith. par de Rudder d'apres le Dessin du Prince A. Soltykoff.
Imp.é par Auguste Bry, Gde. Medaille d'Or de S.M. l'Empereur de Russie.[1848.]
Tinted lithograph. Printed area 380 x 535mm (15 x 21"). Wear to edges at top.
An arms market under the city walls, with a merchant showing the artist a katar, a ceremonial punch dagger. Prince Alexey Soltykoff (Aleksandr Mikhailovich Saltuikov, 1806-1859) had worked for the Russian Foreign Service (including visits to Constantinople, London and Teheran) before retiring and making two trips to India (1841–43 and 1844–46). In 1850 his sketches were lithographed in this large folio format and published as 'Voyages dans l'Inde'.
[Ref: 55157]   £2,000.00  
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Cortège du Grand Mogol à Delhi.
Cortège du Grand Mogol à Delhi.
Lith par de Rudder lith d'après le dessin du Prince A. Soltykoff.
Paris Imp. par Auguste Bry, G.de Medaille d'Or de S.M. l'Empereur de Russie.
Tinted lithograph. 505 x 690mm (20 x 27¼"), with very large margins. Uncut.
A very atmospheric night scene of the entourage of the Grand Mughal Bahadur Shah Zafar (seated in a litter), the defensive walls of the city behind. Bahadur (1775-1862), a noted poet and calligrapher, was the last of the Moghul Emperors, exiled to Rangoon by the British after the uprising of 1857. Prince Alexey Soltykoff (Aleksandr Mikhailovich Saltuikov, 1806-1859) had worked for the Russian Foreign Service (including visits to Constantinople, London and Teheran) before retiring and making two trips to India (1841–43 and 1844–46). In 1850 his sketches were lithographed in this large folio format and published as 'Voyages dans l'Inde'.
[Ref: 55155]   £2,300.00  

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Collection of Etchings after the most Eminent Masters of the Dutch and Flemish Schools.
Collection of Etchings after the most Eminent Masters of the Dutch and Flemish Schools. Particularly Rembrandt, Ostade, Conelius Bega and Van Vliet Accompanied with Sundry Miscellaneous Pieces and A Few Designs by Dav.d Deuchar Seal Engraver, Edinburgh. Dec,r 22 1803.
1 vol. of 3, original green morocco gilt; 136 etchings on 101 pages. Some scuffing of binding, bookplate of John Cheesment Severn on front pastedown.
Etchings by David Deuchar (1743–1808), seal engraver to George, Prince of Wales, in Edinburgh.
[Ref: 54926]   £950.00   view all images for this item
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[Dresden] Vue de Dresde, prise du jardin Bruhl.
[Dresden] Vue de Dresde, prise du jardin Bruhl.
T Thieme[?] del. C.G. Hammer sc.
Rittners Hunsthandlung Dresden [n.d., c.1807].
Rare coloured etching with aquatint. 510 x 660mm (20 x 26"), on Whatman paper. Trimmed into plate at bottom, several repaired tears, surface scuffing in title area.
A view of Brühl's Terrace, Dresden, with the Hofkirche but before the building of the Semperoper (1841), engraved (and probably drawn by) Christian Gottlob Hammer.
[Ref: 54766]   £550.00  
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[Dresden] Vue de Dresde du côté occidental, prise près le village de Lieschen.
[Dresden] Vue de Dresde du côté occidental, prise près le village de Lieschen.
Dessiné d'après nature et gravé par C.G. Hammer à Dresde.
bei Heinrich Rittner in Dresden [n.d., c.1816].
Rare coloured etching with aquatint. 510 x 660mm (20 x 26"), paper watermarked 'J Whatman 1816'. Trimmed into plate at bottom, two tears entering sky, one repaired, one taped.
A view of Brühl's Terrace, Dresden, with the Hofkirche but before the building of the Semperoper (1841), engraved (and probably drawn by) Christian Gottlob Hammer.
[Ref: 54769]   £580.00  
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The City of Dresden.
The City of Dresden. Le Ville de Dresden.
Patton Sculp.
London Printed for Bowles & Carver, 69, S.t Paul's Church Yard, Robert Wilkinson, 58, Cornhill and Laurie and Whittle, 53, Fleet Street.
Engraving with fine original hand colour. 295 x 435mm (11½ x 17¼"), with large margins. Laid on album paper. Thread margin at top. Marks in the sky.
A view of the river Elbe in Dresden.
[Ref: 55169]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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[Dún Laoghaire] Dublin from Dunlary.
[Dún Laoghaire] Dublin from Dunlary.
Le Porte del. et Sculp.t.
[London: Thomas Macklin, 1796]
Fine & rare coloured etching. Sheet 475 x 630mm (18 x 24¾"), paper watermarked 'HS&S 183[*]'. Trimmed to plate on three sides, repair in bottom margin, worm trails in sky, publication line weakly inked.
A view of the fishing village of Dún Laoghaire before it expanded as a port, looking across the bay to Dublin. One of a series of Irish views drawn by John Laporte.
Bonar Law: 2.117
[Ref: 54759]   £620.00  
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Dublin from Sarah's Bridge.
Dublin from Sarah's Bridge.
Le Porte del. et Sculpt.
London Publish'd Oct.r 25th 1796 by Tho.s Macklin Poets Gallery Fleet Steet.
Coloured etching. Sheet 430 x 580mm (17 x 22¾"). Trimmed within plate, three repaired wormholes.
A rare view of Dublin from Island Bridge, built over the Liffey 1791-3 and originally named after Sarah Fane, Countess of Westmorland, the wife of the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, who laid the first stone on 22 June 1791. It was renamed in 1922. One of a series of Irish views drawn by John Laporte.
Bonar Law: 2.114
[Ref: 54782]   £650.00  
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