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[George Alsop, colonist] View here the Shadow whose Ingenious Hand / Hath drawne exact the Province Mary Land...
[George Alsop, colonist] View here the Shadow whose Ingenious Hand / Hath drawne exact the Province Mary Land...
Anno Do. 1666 Ætatis Suæ 28.
Extremely rare engraving. Trimmed to image on 3 sides.
On oval portrait of George Alsop (b. c.1636), who went to the the colony of Maryland as an indentured servant in 1658, although he became ill and had to return to England. Back in London he wrote a panegyric called 'A Character of the Province of Mary-Land', for which this is the frontispiece. It extolled the benefits of the colony to encourage emigration.
[Ref: 55530]   £650.00  
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Amazones Historiques. Camille, Reine des Amazones.
Amazones Historiques. Camille, Reine des Amazones.
Dessiné et lith. par V. Adam. Imp. Lemercier, à Paris.
Paris, H. Gache, rue de la Victoire 66 [n.d., c.1840].
Fine coloured tinted lithograph, Sheet 370 x 500mm (14½ x 19¾"), with publisher's blindstamp. Small margins.
A half-naked woman on horseback, with helmet, sword and tiger-skin blanket. Plate 1 of a series of scenes of the mythical female warriors drawn and lithographed by Victor Adam (1801-66).
[Ref: 55554]   £320.00  
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Amazones Historiques. Combat a l'Arc.
Amazones Historiques. Combat a l'Arc.
Composé et lith. par V. Adam. Imp. Lemercier, à Paris.
Paris, H. Gache, rue de la Victoire 66 [n.d., c.1840].
Fine coloured tinted lithograph. Sheet 370 x 500mm (14½ x 19¾"), with publisher's blindstamp. Small margins.
A half-naked woman on horseback, bow drawn, with a lion-skin blanket. Plate 2 of a series of scenes of the mythical female warriors drawn and lithographed by Victor Adam (1801-66).
[Ref: 55555]   £320.00  
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Amazones Historiques. Chasse au Tigre.
Amazones Historiques. Chasse au Tigre.
Dessiné et lith. par V. Adam. Imp. Lemercier, à Paris.
Paris, H. Gache, rue de la Victoire 66 [n.d., c.1840].
Fine coloured tinted lithograph. Sheet 370 x 500mm (14½ x 19¾"), with publisher's blindstamp. Some faint spotting. Small margins.
A half-naked woman on horseback, swinging an axe down on a tiger biting her horse's haunch. Her saddle cloth is a black panther's skin. Plate 4 of a series of scenes of the mythical female warriors drawn and lithographed by Victor Adam (1801-66).
[Ref: 55556]   £320.00  
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Amazones Historiques. Victoire de l'Amazone.
Amazones Historiques. Victoire de l'Amazone.
Dessiné et lith. par V. Adam. Imp. Lemercier, à Paris.
Paris, H. Gache, rue de la Victoire 66 [n.d., c.1840].
Fine coloured tinted lithograph. Sheet 370 x 500mm (14½ x 19¾"), with publisher's blindstamp. Some faint spotting. Small margins.
A half-naked woman on horseback, swinging an axe down on a centaur. Her saddle cloth is a tiger's skin. Plate 5 of a series of scenes of the mythical female warriors drawn and lithographed by Victor Adam (1801-66).
[Ref: 55557]   £320.00  
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Amazones Historiques. Défaite de l'Amazone.
Amazones Historiques. Défaite de l'Amazone.
Dessiné et lith. par V. Adam. Imp. Lemercier, à Paris.
Paris, H. Gache, rue de la Victoire 66 [n.d., c.1840].
Fine coloured tinted lithograph. Sheet 370 x 500mm (14½ x 19¾"), with publisher's blindstamp. Some faint spotting. Small margins.
A half-naked woman pulled from her horse by a centaur. Her axe lies broken on the ground. Plate 6 of a series of scenes of the mythical female warriors drawn and lithographed by Victor Adam (1801-66).
[Ref: 55558]   £320.00  
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[Atalanta and Melanion .] LXXXXV.
[Atalanta and Melanion .] LXXXXV.
A:D: Gabbiani inven: Santi Pacini Sculps:
[Florence 1762.]
Very fine etching in brown with plate tone, 18th century watemark. 205 x 375mm (8 x 14¾"), with very large margins.
Melanion (Hippomenes) dropping golden apples to slow Atalanta in the race he had to win to marry her. From ''Raccolta di cento pensieri diversi di Anton Domenico Gabbiani''.
[Ref: 55485]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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The Beggar's Opera.
The Beggar's Opera. Jenny. I must and will have a kiss to give my wine a zest. Act 2 Scene 1.
Burney pinx. Bartolozzi Sc.
London Printed for J. Bell, British Library, Strand, July 9, 1791.
Etching with engraving, pt 18th century watermark. 200 x 130mm (8 x 5"), large margins. Some foxing, mainly in margins.
Macheath sits with arms around two women. One of six frontispieces to 'British Theatre'.
De Vesme 167, state iii of iii.
[Ref: 55517]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Town Hall Brussels.
Town Hall Brussels.
L Haghe.
[London: Thomas McLean, 1850.]
Tinted lithograph, 1st state, printed in blue and brown, finished by hand. 420 x 275mm (16½ x 10¾"), trimmed to image and laid on card, as issued. A little wear to backing card.
By Louis Haghe (1806-85) for 'Haghe's Portfolio of Sketches. Belgium. Germany', the last of three series of views of the region.
Abbey Travel 41.
[Ref: 55563]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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[Felicissima Notte.]
[Felicissima Notte.]
[n.d., c.1825.]
Watercolour. Sheet 230 x 185mm (9 x 7¼"). Mounted on album paper.
A man is welcomed into a brothel. Outside is a woman carrying a sleeping child, lit by lamplight. A copy of a lithograph (see ref: 11918).
[Ref: 55523]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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Taureau Pl. 2.
Taureau Pl. 2.
V. Adam. Lith. Benard.
à Londres chez Charles Thilt. chez Aubert E.eur du J.al la caricature Galerié vero dodat [n.d., 1832].
Lithograph. Sheet 250 x 350mm (9¾ x 13¾"), large margins.
A bull, from ''Etrennes aux Paysagistes Etudes d'Animaux Destinés à meubler les tableaux et dessins de paysages''.
[Ref: 55553]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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[Lady Sarah Bunbury.] Lady S-B, - habited as a Clergyman.
[Lady Sarah Bunbury.] Lady S-B, - habited as a Clergyman.
[n.d., c.1769.]
Etching with stipple. Sheet 160 x 190mm (6¼ x 7½"). Trimmed to printed border.
Lady Sarah Bunbury (née Lennox, 1745-1826), a society beauty, dressed in clerical robes and wig. A great-granddaughter of Charles II and daughter of Charles Lennox, 2nd Duke of Richmond and Lennox, she married Charles Bunbury in 1762 and an army officer, Hon. George Napier, in 1781. She was no stranger to scandal: she was a favourite of George III when still in her mid-teens and was divorced by Bunbury for adultery, having eloped and having an illegitimate daughter. However it is not known whether this portrait records an event or is a caricature.
[Ref: 55510]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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A Calm.
A Calm.
Brooking Pinx. Jn.o Boydell Sculp. Publish'd according to the Act of Parliam.t & Sold by J. Boydell Engraver at the Unicorn the Corner of Queen Street Cheapside London 1754.
London, 1754.
Very fine hand coloured engraving, 18th century watermark. 290 x 420mm (11½ x 16½"), large margins. Excellent condition.
A seascape of ships near a harbour.
[Ref: 55567]   £360.00  
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[Camels] Dromadiare. No. 29.
[Camels] Dromadiare. No. 29.
V. Adam. Imp. Lith. de A. Godard.
J. Bulla et Delarue, Succ. d'Aumont, rue J.J. Rousseau, 10 [n.d., c.1850].
Fine tinted lithograph. Sheet 355 x 460mm (14 x 18") large margins. Some faint spotting.
A camel in a caravan's camp, by Victor Adam (1801-66).
[Ref: 55559]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[Camels] Étude de Chamaeu. No. 44.
[Camels] Étude de Chamaeu. No. 44.
V. Adam. Imp. Lith. de A. Godard, rue Hautefeuille, 16..
J. Bulla et Delarue, Succ. d'Aumont, rue J.J. Rousseau, 10 [n.d., c.1850].
Fine tinted lithograph. Sheet 355 x 460mm (14 x 18"), large margins. Some foxing, tear taped in title left.
A turbanned rider on a trotting camel in a desert landscape, by Victor Adam (1801-66).
[Ref: 55560]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Die Haupt Strasse nebst einen chinesischen Triumpff=bogen in Canton (oder besser Quantung.)
Die Haupt Strasse nebst einen chinesischen Triumpff=bogen in Canton (oder besser Quantung.) La Ruë capital avec un Arc triumphale chinoise a Canton, (ou meilleur Quantun.)
Gravé par Francois Xav. Habermann.
Se vend a Augsbourg au Negoce comun de l'Academie Imperiale d'Empire des Arts libereaux avec Privilege de Sa Majesté Imperiale at avec Defense ni d'en faire ni de vendre les Copies. [n.d., c.1770.]
Engraving with original hand colour. 305 x 410mm (12 x 16"). Narrow margins, laid on card. Slight creasing.
A vue d'optique of the main street of Canton, after Jan Nieuhoff, who travelled to China in 1656 as part of the Dutch embassy to Beijing.
[Ref: 55441]   £460.00  
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Map of the Island of Capri, in the Gulf of Naples. [Numbered key to top left for 12 points of interest.] Plate 20, Vol. 4.
Map of the Island of Capri, in the Gulf of Naples. [Numbered key to top left for 12 points of interest.] Plate 20, Vol. 4.
E. Gullan, sculp.
No.22, of R.Ackermann's Repository of Arts, &c. Pub. Octr. 1, 1810, at 101, Strand, London.
Engraving with added hand colour. 146 x 234mm. 5¾ x 9¼". Toning and tears around the edges.
A map of the Italian island, Capri, in the Tyrrhenian Sea off the Sorrentine Peninsula. 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: 55500]   £95.00  
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Ne Réveillez pas le Chat qui Dort.
Ne Réveillez pas le Chat qui Dort.
Dutallis pinx.t. Parf.t Augrand Sculp.t.
A Paris chez tous les M.ds d'Estampes. Déposée à la Bibliothèque Imp.le [n.d., c.1810.]
Stipple. 275 x 330mm (10¾ x 13"), with very large margins.
A woman leans out from behind a drape to touch a cat asleep on the groin of Cupid sleeping on a bed. ''Don't wake the sleeping cat'' is the French equivalent of ''Let sleeping dogs lie".
[Ref: 55431]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Cato.
Cato.
Burney pinx. Bartolozzi Sc.
London Printed for J. Bell, British Library, Strand, July 9, 1791.
Etching with engraving, pt 18th century watermark. 200 x 130mm (8 x 5"). Small margins. Some foxing, mainly in margins.
A warrior and a woman kneeling down over a corpse. One of six frontispieces to 'British Theatre'.
De Vesme 1672, state ii of iii.
[Ref: 55516]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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[Coronation procession of Charles VII] Pourtrait d'une tapisserie faite y a deux cens ans, où est représenté le Roy Charles VII
[Coronation procession of Charles VII] Pourtrait d'une tapisserie faite y a deux cens ans, où est représenté le Roy Charles VII allant faire son entree en la Ville de Rheims pour y estre sacre à la conduite de la Pucelle d'Orleans 1429.
J. Poinsart f.
[n.d., c.1630.]
Scarce engraving 235 x 300mm (9¼ x 11¾"). Trimmed to plate, tears and folds repaired, laid on card.
A procession of knights and retainers, including Joan of Arc, Maid of Orleans, Engraved after a 200-year-old tapestry.
From Duke of Sutherland Collection?
[Ref: 55534]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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[William Hart Coleridge. D.D.
[William Hart Coleridge. D.D. Lord Bishop of Barbados and the Leeward Islands.]
[T. Phillips Esq.r R.A. Pinx.t. S.W. Reynolds Sculp.t Engraver to the King.] [n.d., c.1825]
Mezzotint, private plate, proof before all letters. 505 x 355mm (19¾ x 14"), with large margins.
William Hart Coleridge (1789-1849), bishop of Barbados and the Leeward Islands, nephew of Samuel Taylor
Whitman 58.
[Ref: 55220]   £360.00  
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Concert of Cats.
Concert of Cats.
Painted by P. Breughel. Etched on Stone by an Amateur.
R. Ackermann's Lithography July 1817.
Etching. 152 x 235mm. 6 x 9¼", with large margins.
A group of cats making music with one playing an instrument. Other cats gather around the score opened on a page with mice as notes to the left and notes on the right page - they appear to be singing.
[Ref: 55501]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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[Crickhowell] Creek Howell Castle, South Wales.
[Crickhowell] Creek Howell Castle, South Wales.
Walmesley del. Hill sculp.
London, Published June 25, 1810 by John Murphy, 19 Howland Street, Fitzroy Square.
Rare aquatint, printed in brown. 245 x 300mm (9¾ x 11¾"), with very large margins, watermarked ''7 1809 John Whatman'. Mint.
The ruins of Crickhowell Castle, first built in the 12th century and destroyed by Owain Glyndwr c.1400.
Not in Abbey Scenery.
[Ref: 55542]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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[Porec] Parens, sive Parentium vulgo, Parenzo Histrie Opp:
[Porec] Parens, sive Parentium vulgo, Parenzo Histrie Opp:
[Engraved by Frans Hogenberg.]
[Amsterdam, Johannes Jansson, 1657.]
Engraving. Printed area 170 x 250mm (6¾ x 9¾"). Trimmed to printed border on two sides.
A prospect of Porec, Croatia, from the sea. Originally published in the Braun & Hogenberg 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum' atlas of townplans in 1575, this example comes from Jansson's Townbooks, which utlilised many of the Hogenberg plates.
[Ref: 55522]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Sibenik] Sibinium, Ptolemeo Sicum vulgo Sibenicho, Dalmatie opp:
[Sibenik] Sibinium, Ptolemeo Sicum vulgo Sibenicho, Dalmatie opp:
[Engraved by Frans Hogenberg.]
[Amsterdam, Johannes Jansson, 1657.]
Engraving. Printed area 135 x 175mm (5¼ x 7"). Trimmed to printed border on two sides.
A prospect of Sibenik, Croatia, with St. Nicholas Fortress in the foreground. Originally published in the Braun & Hogenberg 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum' atlas of townplans in 1575, this example comes from Jansson's Townbooks, which utlilised many of the Hogenberg plates.
[Ref: 55519]   £130.00  
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Chevalier D'Eon de Beaumont, from the original.
Chevalier D'Eon de Beaumont, from the original.
[after Charles Jean Robineau.]
[London: R. S Kirby, c.1813.]
Engraving. Sheet 210 x 125mm (8¼ x 5"). Slight crease. Trimmed, binding glue stains on right edges.
A potrait of Charles-Geneviève-Louis-Auguste-André-Timothée d'Éon de Beaumont (1728 - 1810). in full women's attire, depicted lunging in a fencing match. A detail of the famous scene in which the Chevalier d'Eon gave a fencing display in Carlton House, fighting the Chevalier de Saint-Georges before George, Prince of Wales.
[Ref: 55562]   £85.00   (£102.00 incl.VAT)

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[Dachshund]
[Dachshund]
David Gee [pencil signature].
[n.d., c.1950.]
Etching. 125 x 125mm (5 x 5") very large margins.
A dachshund head.
[Ref: 55436]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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[Dalmatian head]
[Dalmatian head]
David Gee [pencil signature].
[n.d., c.1950.]
Etching. 125 x 125mm (5 x 5") very large margins.
A dalmatian wearing a collar.
[Ref: 55434]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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[Dandie Dinmont]
[Dandie Dinmont]
David Gee [pencil signature].
[n.d., c.1950.]
Etching. 125 x 125mm (5 x 5"), very large margins.
A Dandie Dinmont head.
[Ref: 55435]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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The Female Turf Macaroni. 4.
The Female Turf Macaroni. 4.
[by Matthew Darly.]
Pub.d by M Darly Decem.r 24th 1771 accor.g to Act.
Etching. 150 x 105mm (6 x 4¼") large margins.
A whole length figure in profile of a lady in a riding-habit holding a riding-whip in her right hand. Her hair, without powder, is tied up in a club. She wears a cravat and a cap with a plume of feathers. Probably the Duchess of Grafton, the Duke being the Turf Macaroni in this series. Plate 4 from the publication, '24 Caricatures by several ladies, gentlemen, artists, etc. (Vol.1)'. Published by caricaturist, printseller and ornamental engraver Matthew Darly (1720 - 1781).
BM Satires ref: 4989.
[Ref: 55582]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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[Richard Benyon De Beauvoir.]
[Richard Benyon De Beauvoir.]
Painted by S. Lane Esq.r. Engraved by H. Dawe.
[n.d., c.1840.]
Private plate mezzotint, proof before title. 380 x 280mm (15 x 11), with very large margins.
Richard Benyon De Beauvoir (1769-1854), MP and High Sheriff of Berkshire. The richest commoner in Berkshire, he contributed £5,000 for the foundation of the Royal Berkshire Hospital in 1839, with a ward being named after him.
[Ref: 55226]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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[Over the hill and over the dale]
[Over the hill and over the dale]
Thomas Landseer
[n.d., c.1830.]
Etching on chine collé, proof before letters 250 x 200mm (9¾ x 8").
The Devil in a cloud of smoke, flying across a rural landscape towards a city on the horizon in the rising sun. Proof illustration to Samuel Taylor Coleridge's 'The Devil's Walk'.
[Ref: 55439]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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a 4th. Rate Dutch men of war, English built hawling up her forsail.
a 4th. Rate Dutch men of war, English built hawling up her forsail. Un Vaisseau de Guerre Hollandois du 4e: Rang Construit a l'angloise, Carguant sa Misaine. Een Hollands Oorlog Schip van de 4e: Rang op zyn Engels gebouwt zym Fok op Gyende.
Pretrus Schenk. Exc. [n.d. c.1700].
A mint engraving, 17th century watermark. 215 x 345mm (8½" x 13½"), with very large margins. Uncut.
A warship built by the English for the Dutch navy in choppy seas
[Ref: 55458]   £260.00  
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Heloise.  [&]  Abelard.
Heloise. [&] Abelard.
Buck, del. Freeman & Stadler, sculp.t.
Published Nov.r 20, 1807, by William Holland No.11, Cockspur Street, London.
Pair of aquatints, printed in colours and hand finished. 255 x 200mm (10 x 7¾"). Right margin of 'Abelard' rebuilt. Small margins.
A pair of portraits of the nun Heloise and the monk Abelard, with lines from 'Eloisa to Abelard', a poem by Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744). After Adam Buck (1759 - 1833), draughtsman and specialist in watercolours.
[Ref: 55535]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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Pleasure. [&] Sorrow.
Pleasure. [&] Sorrow.
H. Corbould Del. R. Cooper sculp.
London, Published Feb.y 1. 1814. by S. & J. Fuller, at the Temple of Fancy, Rathbone Place.
Pair of stipples, printed in colours with fine hand finishing. Sheets c. 300 x 220mm (11¾ x 8¾"). Trimmed within plates.
Two small children admire a captive bird, then mourn its death.
The BM has 'Sorrow' (1940,1109.52, trimmed losing title) and 'Tenderness', with the same children playing with a cat and kittens.
[Ref: 55420]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT) view all images for this item
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[Europa riding on the back of Zeus disguised as a bull.]
[Europa riding on the back of Zeus disguised as a bull.] Methinks the pictur'd bull we see / Is amourous Jove - it must be he! [...] Ode LIV.
Robert Ker Porter del. John Vendramini sculp.
London, Published June 4th. 1805 by John P Thompson, Gt. Newport Street, Printseller to His Majesty, & the Duke and Duchess of York.
Crayon manner. Sheet 345 x 250mm (13½ x 9¾"), 1818 watermark. Trimmed within plate, toning of edges.
An illustration from ''Odes of Anacreon''.
[Ref: 55473]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Europa das ein drittheil der erden / nach gelegenheit unsern zeiten.
Europa das ein drittheil der erden / nach gelegenheit unsern zeiten.
[Basle, c.1550.]
Woodcut. Sheet 282 x 375mm (11 x 14¾"). Margin bottom left restored, tape stains in edges. Evidence of cracks in the woodblock.
Munster's famous upside-down map of Europe, although omitting most of Scandinavia, Scotland and half of Ireland. Despite the strange orientation (a German convention to align maps with the solar compass) it is the first map of the continent not based on Ptolemy. The map was first used in Munster's edition of Ptolemy's 'Geographia' in 1540 and also appeared in his 'Cosmographia'; the cracks in the woodblock first appeared in 1545. A new, similar block was used from 1571-2 until 1578, when a new map, copied from Ortelius, was introduced.
[Ref: 55504]   £990.00   view all images for this item
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Evening.
Evening.
Brooking pinx. J. Boydell Sculp. Publish'd according to Act of Parliament, & Sold by J. Boydell Engraver at the Unicorn the Corner of Queen Street in Cheapside London 1755. 55.
London, 1755.
Very fine hand coloured engraving, 18th century watermark. 295 x 420mm (11½ x 16"), large margins on 3 sides. Tear in title area repaired with tape on reverse.
Seascape of naval ships near a coast. From a set of four, 'Morning', 'Noon', 'Evening' and 'Night' by John Boydell after Charles Brooking.
[Ref: 55566]   £360.00  
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An Exchequer Clerk, drest as the Act directs.
An Exchequer Clerk, drest as the Act directs.
[by Matthew Darly.]
Pub.d as the Act directs July 22d 1773 by MDarly 39 Strand.
Etching, 170 x 120mm (6¾ x 4¾"), large margins. Imprint weak, stain top left on edge of plate.
A man walking with a large pair of scales over his shoulder and a small pair in his hand, a pair of clippers in his belt. The Act' is evidently the Coin Act, which had made scales necessary for all to whom payments were made in gold. The clippers suggest shading deeds continue.
BM Satires: 5158.
[Ref: 55580]   £170.00   (£204.00 incl.VAT)
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Reverend. in Chro pater M Martinus Faber...
Reverend. in Chro pater M Martinus Faber...
FF.
[n.d., c1590.]
Engraving. Sheet 205 x 160mm (8 x 6¼"). Trimmed to image, laid on album paper at edges.
A portrait of theologian Martin Faber with a bible, within an ornate strapwork border. Possibly a frontispiece to Faber's ''Richtige und Reine Auslegung der fünff Bücher Moysis'', Magdeburg 1585.
[Ref: 55486]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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The Farmer Macaroni.
The Farmer Macaroni. E'en Farmers dress and mount their Ponies,/ And all alike, are Macaronies.
[by Matthew Darly.]
Pub.d accord.gto Act July 24th. 1772 by MDarly 39 Strand.
Etching. 175 x 125mm (7 x 5").
The farmer wears the macaroni looped club to his hair, and coat, waistcoat, and frilled shirt. With this he wears a round hat, loose gloves, and spurred riding boots. In his right hand he holds a rough-cut cane. From 'Macaronies, Characters, Caricatures &c by MDarly'.
BM Satires: 5020.
[Ref: 55586]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Father Paul disturb'd or the Lay-Brother reprov'd.
Father Paul disturb'd or the Lay-Brother reprov'd.
Printed for Carington Bowles, No.69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, London. Publish'd as the Act directs.
Mezzotint. Sheet: 150 x 110mm (6 x 4¼''). Trimmed.
A scene in a monastry in which a fat monk berrates a younger, tall monk for disturbing their prayers. In the background a third monk goes behind a curtain behind which women can be seen.
BM Satire 3782 (reduced version).
[Ref: 55594]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Fleet Prison.
Fleet Prison.
Rowlandson & Pugin del.t et sculp.t. Stadler Aqua.t.
London. Pub.1st Sept.r, 1808 at R. Ackermannís Repository of Arts 101, Strand.
Coloured aquatint. 230 x 280mm (9 x 11") very large margins.
A mint example of this view of the notorious debtors' prison near Farrington Street. Founded in 1197 this building shown here was built 1781-1782, after the previous one was destroyed in the Gordon Riots of 1780. In the yard some of the inmates are playing tennis.
Abbey, Scenery: 212.
[Ref: 55532]   £290.00   (£348.00 incl.VAT)
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In commemoration of The Jubilee, October 25th. 1809, The Day His Majesty King George III. entered into the 50th Year of his Reign.
In commemoration of The Jubilee, October 25th. 1809, The Day His Majesty King George III. entered into the 50th Year of his Reign. Inscribed to all the Loyal Subjects in the British Empire, by Edward Orme.
Drawn by Dan.l Orme. Engraved by Clark & Dubourg.
Invented & Published by Edw.d Orme Bond St.t corner of Brook St.t Oct 25 1809.
Very fine coloured aquatint. Sheet 400 x 310mm (15¾ x 13¼"). Trimmed within plate.
George III sits in Westminster Hall, Queen Charlotte seated beside him and his twelve children standing in line. Above his head are two cherubs representing the sons who died in infancy. To the right George's guardian angel keeps Old Father Time away from the king.
[Ref: 55489]   £320.00  
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His Majesty George the Fourth.
His Majesty George the Fourth. Dedicated with Permission to H.R.H. the Princess Augusta, From the Original Painting in the Possesion By her obliged Servant G.M. Brightley. Subscriber's Copy. Price 2 guineas
Painted by G.M. Brighty, Painter to H.R.H. The Princess Augusta. Engraved by G.M. Brighty.
London, Published by G.M. Brighty, June 1st 1822.
Very fine stipple, printed in colours and hand finished. Trimmed to image and laid on original printed card. Card 545 x 350mm (21½ x 13¾"). A little wear and staining to card.
A full length portrait of George IV, wearing the Star of the Garter, one hand resting on his chest. According to old ink mss. on the back, it is ''The Property of His Majesty's Footmen Dec.r 1822', with the signatures of the footmen signed by the Sej. Footman Kinnard.
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[Six illustrations from 'Ghost Stories'.]
[Six illustrations from 'Ghost Stories'.]
Pub. by R. Ackermann, London 1823.
A very rare complete set of six aquatints with hand colour. Sheets 175 x 100mm (7 x 4").
A complete set of illustrations from 'Ghost Stories, Collected with a Particular View to Counteract the Vulgar Belief in Ghost and Apparitions, and to Promote a Rational Estimate of the Nature of Phenomena commonly considered as Supernatural'. It contained eighteen short stories, although only two are illustrated: 'The Green Mantle of Venice', by H. Clauren (the only story with an attribution), has four; 'Marianne' has two.
The text of a later edition can be found on Google Books.
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[Battle of Gibraltar, 1607] Abbildung des Wunderlichen Schiffstreits zwichen der Spanisch und Holandischen
[Battle of Gibraltar, 1607] Abbildung des Wunderlichen Schiffstreits zwichen der Spanisch und Holandischen Atmeen under Jacob Heimstirchen bei Gibralter den 25 Apr 1607.
Frankfurt, Matthäus Neruan, c.1650.
Engraving, 17th century watermark,165 x 330mm (6½ x 13"). Narrow margin on left.
During the Eighty Years' War a Dutch fleet of 26 warships, led by Jacob van Heemskerk, surprised and engaged a Spanish fleet anchored at the Bay of Gibraltar. In four hours most of the Spanish ships were destroyed, after which the Dutch sent out longboats to kill the swimming Spanish sailors. The Dutch lost 100 men including van Heemskerk.
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Glasgow Infirmary.
Glasgow Infirmary. Pl. 12.
J.C. Nattes Del.t. J. Fittler Exc.t.
Published Nov.r. 1801 by W. Miller, Old Bond St. London.
Engraving. 225 x 275mm (8¾ x 10¾") large margins. Paper lightly toned.
A view of Glasgow Royal Infirmary Old Building from Castle Street
[Ref: 55471]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Scene of the Old Fish Market Greenock.
Scene of the Old Fish Market Greenock.
[by John Beard]
[Glasgow: Miller & Buchanan, 1848.]
Rare lithograph on india, laid on original printed backboard. Sheet 400 x 585mm (15¾ x 23"). Some restoration some staining, laid on archival paper.
A quayside scene, with the local workers including 'Cockle Jimmy', 'Slippery Jimmy', 'Jock Bowles' and Tattie Wull', and more affluent people such as 'John Herriot (Auctioneer)', 'James MacDonald (Tontine Hotel)' and 'Duncan Clark (The Ambassador).
[Ref: 55540]   £290.00   (£348.00 incl.VAT)
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Grosvenor, Lord Grosvenor.
Grosvenor, Lord Grosvenor.
[n.d., c.1780.]
Engraving. 255 x 155mm (10 x 6") very large margins. Some restoration, near 'Lord', laid on archival tissue.
The arms of Earl Grosvenor, probably those of Richard Grosvenor (1731-1802), created the first earl in 1784.
[Ref: 55524]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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