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[Allegory of the Peace of Amiens.]
[Allegory of the Peace of Amiens.]
[n.d., c.1801.]
Rare coloured engraving, trimmed as oval, on paper watermarked '1801 C. Wilmot.' 130 x 215mm (5 x 8½"). Trimmed to printed border.
Three female allegorical figures (Britannia, Liberty & Peace) gather before a view of the City of London, with a cherub emptying a cornucopia at their feet. A lion rests by Britannia's shield, which bears the Union Flag.
[Ref: 61055]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Book of Spirits. Plate III. Ancient Necromancers Invoking An Evil Spirit.
Book of Spirits. Plate III. Ancient Necromancers Invoking An Evil Spirit.
London, William Charlton Wright, 7, York S.t Covent Garden.
Scarce aquatint and etching. 230 x 150mm (9 x 6"). Trimmed within plate on three sides.
Two men in uniforms stand by a bonfire of bones within a circle of skulls, invoking skeletons, a dragon, a knight in armour and demons. A witchcraft image. From 'Tales of the Horrible, or the Book of Spirits … By the Astrologer of the Nineteenth Century', probably Robert Cross Smith.
[Ref: 61310]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Andromeda. Pl. XIII.
Andromeda. Pl. XIII.
[n.d., c.1840.]
Stipple. 200 x 120mm (8 x 4¾").
The constellation Andromeda, depicting the maiden chained to a rock, rescued from the seamonster Cetus by Perseus.
[Ref: 61058]   £45.00   (£54.00 incl.VAT)
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[A woman archer.]
[A woman archer.]
[illegible signature, 'Hibbert']
[n.d., c.1837.]
Scarce amateur pen lithograph. Sheet 360 x 260mm (14¼ x 10¼"). Creased.
A woman striking the bull's eye on a target.
[Ref: 61247]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Thomas Attwood, Esq.r.
Thomas Attwood, Esq.r. Dedicated to the Members of the Birmingham Political Union.
Designed & Written by Joseph Tilley, late assistant to M.r Guy of the Military College, Great Marlow.
[n.d., c.1835.]
Scarce etching. Sheet 510 x 355mm (20 x 14"). Trimmed to plate, several repairs, surface abrasions and soiling.
A portrait in profile of Thomas Attwood (1783-1856), wearing a jacket with a fur collar, holding a paper titled 'Solemn Declaration of the Political Union'. Attwood founded the Political Union in 1830. He brought Birmingham to the edge of insurrection in 1832 to help ensure the passing of the Reform Act. Elected as Birmingham's first MP, he was a rare Parliamentary ally of Chartism and presented the first national petition to the House of Commons in 1839. Birmingham suffered two weeks of rioting following the petition's rejection. Attwood subsequently retired from public office and concentrated his energies on economic theory.
[Ref: 61259]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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A View of a Farm Yard, on the side of the Road, near Baldock, Hertford-shire.
A View of a Farm Yard, on the side of the Road, near Baldock, Hertford-shire.
Printed for & Sold by Bowles & Carver. No 69 St Paul's Church Yard, London.
Etching. Sheet 175 x 260mm (7 x 10¼"). Trimmed within plate, to image at sides, crease, repair in image.
A village with people holding conversations.
[Ref: 61245]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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[Banknote] Christchurch & Wimbourne Bank.
[Banknote] Christchurch & Wimbourne Bank. Promise to pay the Bearer the Sum of One Pound on demand [...] for Dean, Clapcott, Quartley & Co.
[1825.]
Engraved bank note with ink mss. 100 x 180mm (4 x 7"). Bottom right excised to signify the note being cashed. Mounted on card at corners.
With a vignette of Christchurch Priory.
[Ref: 61236]   £85.00   (£102.00 incl.VAT)
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[Banknote] Christchurch, Wimbourne & Ringwood Bank.
[Banknote] Christchurch, Wimbourne & Ringwood Bank. Promise to pay the Bearer the Sum of One Pound on Demand [...] for Dean, Clapcott, Quartley & Co.
Chatfield & Coleman ac.
[1825.]
Engraved bank note with ink mss and overstamp. 105 x 190mm (4 x 7½"). Bottom right corner torn away to signify the note being cashed. Mounted on card at corners.
With a vignette of Christchurch Priory.
[Ref: 61235]   £85.00   (£102.00 incl.VAT)
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[Banknote] Dorchester Bank.
[Banknote] Dorchester Bank. I Promise to pay the Bearer on Demand One Pound, Dorchester __ 18__ End,,d _ For Rob.t Pattison.
[c.1820.]
Engraved bank note, unused. 100 x 200mm (4 x 8"). Slight staining. Mint.
With the arms of Dorchester. Founded in 1786, merged with Wilts & Dorset Banking Company in 1897.
BM CIB.775, example of 1824.
[Ref: 61240]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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[Banknote] Dorsetshire General Bank.
[Banknote] Dorsetshire General Bank. I Promise to pay the Bearer on Demand, One Pound, Value received Bridport _ day of _ 180_ on demand [...] For William Fowler, William Good & Comp.y.
Thorowgood sculp.
[c.1805.]
Engraved bank note, unused. 100 x 200mm (4 x 8"), with three pence tax blind stamp. Near Mint.
With a vignette view of a shipyard.
[Ref: 61239]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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[Banknote] Ringwood and Hampshire Bank.
[Banknote] Ringwood and Hampshire Bank. One Pound. I Promise to pay the Bearer the Sum of One Pound on demand [...] for Dean, Clapcott, Quartley & Co.
[c.1821.]
Engraved bank note with ink mss. First & Second Dividend Paid overstamp; signed Stephen Tunks. 95 x 175mm (3¾ x 6¾"). Slight staining, mounted on card.
[Ref: 61237]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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[Ye Old Woolpack,]
[Ye Old Woolpack,] 2 proof slight burnishing on shade side.
[R.H. Eason.]
[n.d., c.1950.]
Etching. 130 x 185mm (5 x 7¼"), with very large margins. 'Banstead' added in different hand.
The Woolpack pub, 186 High Street, Banstead. A proof before extra etching on the pub sign and on the bracket holding the lantern.
[Ref: 61053]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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Beesfield Kent.
Beesfield Kent. Proof.
[Robert Brandard]
[n.d. c.1842]
Etching on chine collé, plate 90 x 150mm (3½ x 6"), with margins. Lightly foxed. Small margins.
A country landscape in Farningham, Dartford, Kent. Robert Brandard (1805-62) was a landscape engraver, etcher, lithographer, miniature painter and watercolourist son of engraver and copperplate printer, Thomas Brandard (d. 1830).
[Ref: 61153]   £45.00   (£54.00 incl.VAT)
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A Philosopher In Search Of The Wind.
A Philosopher In Search Of The Wind.
Painted By Robert Farrier. Drawn On Stone By Thomas Fairland.
[n.d. c.1837]
Rare lithograph, sheet 475 x 380mm (18¾ x 15). Trimmed losing publication line.
A curious boy has disassembled some bellows to see how they work. Onlookers surround him. One lad points and laughs. Robert Farrier (1796–1879) was an English artist best known for his paintings. Farrier first exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1818, sending some miniature portraits, and in 1819 exhibited the first of a series of pictures in a slightly humorous vein, depicting domestic subjects, and especially scenes from schoolboy life. These were popular, and a number of them were engraved. Thomas Fairland (1804-52) was a lithographer, engraver, draughtsman and portrait painter. Protégé of Queen Victoria, produced lithographs after Edwin Landseer and William Hunt.
[Ref: 61186]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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From the Great Temple of Jbsambul in Nubia.
From the Great Temple of Jbsambul in Nubia. From the Tombs of the Kings at Thebes, Discovered by G. Belzoni. Fablet Found by G. Belzoni in the Ruins of Berenice, on the Red Sea.
G. Belzoni del. J. Ricci del. C. Hullmandel's Lithography.
London Published by J. Murray 1820.
Lithograph with hand colour. Printed area 400 x 540mm (15¾ x 21¼), paper watermarked 'J Whatman 1820'. A few nicks in edges.
A plate with four illustrations of the discoveries of Giovanni Battista Belzoni (1778-1823) Italian pioneer archaeologist of Egyptian antiquities. From Belzoni's 'Narrative of the Operations and Recent Discoveries within the Pyramids, Temples, Tombs and Excavations in Egypt and Nubia, &c'.
[Ref: 61266]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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The able Doctor or America Swallowing the Bitter Draught.
The able Doctor or America Swallowing the Bitter Draught.
[London Magazine, n.d. c.1774]
Etching, plate 115 x 165mm (4½ x 6½"), good margins on three sides. Thread margin at bottom. Some time staining below title.
Satire on the The Boston Port Bill and the other Coercive Acts that were passed as a punishment for the 'Boston tea-party' (16 Dec. 1773). America restrained by Lord Mansfield (1705-93), dressed in judges robes and wig, is force fed tea by North (1732-92). From his pocket hangs a paper inscribed "Boston Port Bill". Behind Mansfield stands Bute (1713-92) in Scots cap and kilt, holding a drawn sword, its blade inscribed "Military Law", pistols are thrust through his belt.John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich (1718-92) holds down America's legs and lifts up her dress to peek. Watching behind Sandwich are representations of France and Spain. In the foreground is a torn document inscribed "Boston petition". An allegorical figure of Britania averts her eyes as if shamed. In the background is the sea; on the horizon and on a minute scale are the spires of a town surrounded by ships, above is engraved, "Boston cannonaded".
BM 5226.
[Ref: 61284]   £850.00  
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[Brielle] Brilium, Holandiae opp. ob Intestinum Batavicum Bellum,Quod Anno Partae Salutis, M.D.LXXII. Callend Aplis, Hic Initium Sumpsit, Famosum.
[Brielle] Brilium, Holandiae opp. ob Intestinum Batavicum Bellum,Quod Anno Partae Salutis, M.D.LXXII. Callend Aplis, Hic Initium Sumpsit, Famosum.
[Engraved by Frans Hogenberg.]
[Cologne, c.1575.]
Engraved map. 350 x 490mm (13¾ x 19¼"). Text page on reverse laid onto album paper, split in centre fold in bottom margin.
An early town plan of Brielle (Del Briel) in the Netherlands, orientated with north to the bottom of the map, published in the 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum', the first systematic atlas of townplans. The title celebrates the capture of the port on 1 April 1572 by a fleet of Dutch nobles rebelling against Spanish rule in the Netherlands. It proved to be a turning point in fortunes of the Low Countries in the Eighty Years' War.
[Ref: 61104]   £160.00  
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Britannia's Glory. A View of the British Grand Fleet prpearing to sail on a Cruise.
Britannia's Glory. A View of the British Grand Fleet prpearing to sail on a Cruise.
Published Feb.y 16, 1795 by J. Marshall, Nº 4 Aldermary Church Yard London.
Rare etching. 370 x 475mm (14½ x 18¾"). Paper toned, unexamined out of frame. Slight creasing.
A rare popular print of the a Royal Navy fleet setting sail during the French Revolutionary Wars. The ships, identified by names on their sterns, are those that fought in the 'Glorious First of June' the previous year, including Royal Sovereign, Royal George, Queen Charlotte, Culloden, Russell, Alfred, Bruswick & Marlborough.
[Ref: 61192]   £690.00  
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[Brixton Prison] Tread Mill. 41.
[Brixton Prison] Tread Mill. 41.
[n.d., c.1825.]
Engraving. Sheet 90 x 125mm (3½ x 5"). Trimmed and laid on album paper, old ink mss. 'Brixton. 1823'.
An outside treadmill, sheltered by a roof, driven by 10 prisoners. Brixton Prison was opened in 1820 and quickly earned a reputation as one of the worst prisons in London, with its small cells overcrowded. This mill for corn was installed the following year. During the 1860s the social reformer Edward Smith (1819-1874), who participated in the first govennment-sponsored survey of food consumption in low-income families, complained that the prisoners were maltreated because they received no additional food while toiling on the exhausting 'punitive treadmill'.
For larger sizes see 25105 & 23651 for uncut state.
[Ref: 61087]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Burns's Address to the Deil. illustrated by Landseer. (Sheet 1.)
Burns's Address to the Deil. illustrated by Landseer. (Sheet 1.) [&] (Sheet 2.)
[Engraved by Samuel Machin Slater, Charles Milton Gorway, Ebenezer Landells et al after Thomas Landseer] G.H. Davidson, Printer and Stereotyper, Tudor Street, Blackfriars.
London: - Published by G. Berger, Holywell Street, Strand; O. Hodgson, 10, Cloth Fair, West Smithfield; sold also at the Office of the Ladies' Penny Gazette, King Edward Street, New Bridge Street; and to be had, on order, of all Dealers of Periodicals.
Two sheets, with wood-engravings and letterpress. Sheets 275 x 380mm (10¾ x 15"). Both sheets with stains, '2' laid on album paper.
Two sheets with all 21 verses of Robert Burns' 'Addess to the Deil', illustrated with 10 fantastical wood engravings after Thomas Landseer, including a title and the Devil on horseback. The blocks were also used in book format.
See BM 1867,1214.448 for sheet 1, with references for book issues.
[Ref: 61155]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT) view all images for this item
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[
["Caller herrin"]
[Painted by J.E.Millais, R.A.][Engraved by H. Herkomer, A.R.A.][Printed by Herkomer, ARA.]
[London. Published August 1st 1882 by the Fine Art Society New Bond Street. Entered According to Act of Congress in the year 1882 by M. Knoedler in The Office of the Librarian of Congress of Washington]
Rare remarque proof engraving on chine collé, with very fine impression, plate 680 x 530mm (26¾ x 20¾"), with margins. A little bit of foxing outside of image.
A young woman sits at the edge of the beach, where the grass and trees start, resting her chin on her fist and basket of fish by her side. Portraits of Millais and Herkomer below image on chine collé. Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Baronet, PRA (1829-96) was an English painter and illustrator who was one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and a member of the Etching Club. Sir Hubert von Herkomer CVO RA, born as Hubert Herkomer, (1849 –1914) was a Bavarian-born British painter, pioneering film-director, printmaker, draughtsman and composer. Made Ritter von Herkomer by Kaiser in 1899.
[Ref: 61197]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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The true Effigies of the Members of the Calves Head Club, held on the 30.th of January 1734. in Suffolk Street in ye County of Middlesex.
The true Effigies of the Members of the Calves Head Club, held on the 30.th of January 1734. in Suffolk Street in ye County of Middlesex. The Healths were To the Pious memory of Oliver Cromwell, Damn.n to the Race of ye Stuarts [...]
[n.d., c.1735.]
Scarce etching, Sheet 205 x 155mm (8 x 6"). Trimmed into plate, laid on album paper. Slight crease top left.
Satire on young Whig supporters and their supposedly republican tendencies. A scene outside the Golden Eagle in Suffolk Street, near Charing Cross, with a mob around a bonfire. In the windows above are seven young gentlemen, one holding a calf's head and another, who is masked, brandishing an axe. The original Calve's Head Club was said to be a republican secret society meeting in the 1690s. A dinner of young aristocrats was held on 30 January 1735, aping the earlier club, led to disorder when the mob found out what was occuring.
BM Satires 2144.
[Ref: 61309]   £380.00  
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[Untitled plate - 'The Petitioning Cantabs'.]
[Untitled plate - 'The Petitioning Cantabs'.]
Publish'd 13th March 1786 By S. Watts N° 50 Strand.
Etching with sepia wash. Sheet 175 x 265mm (7 x 10"). Trimmed to plate, laid on album paper.
Four undergraduates approach a fat parson at a well-stocked dining table, begging for food. They say: ''Behold! Sir your half starvd Petitioners''; ''I can make a Norfolk Dumpling! Thanks be to Miss Diana Young for her instruction!''; "Allow us but a Mutton-Chop"; and ''And your Petitioners shall ever pray''. The parson retorts ''No! Eating and drinking cloud yr understanding you shall have none''. A satire on the ban of entertainments in private rooms by James Backhouse, the Dean (and parson here). Behind him stands Henry Gordon, butler of Trinity College, with a demonic tail. The BM identifies Diana Young as a courtesan who intended to give lectures on entertainment in private rooms at the college.
BM Satires 7017.
[Ref: 61042]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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View on the River Camel, Cornwall.
View on the River Camel, Cornwall.
Drawn & Etched by Rowlandson.
[London: Thomas Tegg, n.d., 1822.]
Coloured etching. 185 x 235mm (7¼ x 9¼"), with very large margins.
A view of the River Camel on Bodmin Moor. From Rowlandson's 'Sketches from Nature': The plate was first published in 1812 by Rowlandson in a fortnightly series: it was not published in a book until 1822.
Abbey 33.
[Ref: 61107]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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[Canterbury Cathedral] Cantuariensis Ecclesiæ Cath: facies aquilonalis.
[Canterbury Cathedral] Cantuariensis Ecclesiæ Cath: facies aquilonalis.
Tho. Johnson delin: Dan: King sculp.
[n.d., 1655.]
Etching on 17th century watermarked paper. 270 x 290mm (10½ x 11½"), with margins. Some creasing and spotting.
A view of Canterbury Cathedral from the north, with a dedication to Edward Darrel. An illustration from William Dugdale's 'Monasticon Anglicanum'. According to Pennington, Wenceslaus Hollar etched the cartouche with the St George's Cross in the bottom centre.
[Ref: 61223]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Carnac in Britanny.
Carnac in Britanny.
Rev.d J. Eden del.t. G. Hollis sc.
Published by Sir Rich.d Colt Hoare Bar.t Jan.y 1826.
Rare etching on chine collé. 230 x 370mm (9 x 14½"), with large margins. Slight surface soiling, crease in title.
A view of the Carnac stones, a collection of Neolithic stone alignments. From 'The History of Modern Wiltshire', published for Sir Richard Colt Hoare in eleven volumes (1822-44). Despite being of France, the view was included as a comparison to similar stone-age sites in the county.
[Ref: 61225]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[George Cartwright] Captain Cartwright visiting his Fox-traps.
[George Cartwright] Captain Cartwright visiting his Fox-traps.
W. Hilton Pinx.t. T. Medland scul[p.]
[London: G. G. J. and J. Robinson & John Stockdale, 1792.]
Etching. Sheet 220 x 175mm (8¾ x 7"). Trimmed, into image on right, title excised and pasted under image, losing publication line.
A full-length portrait of George Cartwright (c.1739-1819), wearing furs and snowshoes, leading a blinkered greyhound. In 1768, after serving in the army, Cartwright travelled to Newfoundland and Labrador, attempting to trade with the Inuit for furs. In 1772 he returned to London with five Inuit to exhibit, four of whom died of smallpox. The fifth, a woman called Qavvik, returned home in 1773 taking the disease with her: less than a year later Cartwright noted that ''The Inuit of southern Labrador were almost entirely wiped out by the disease". In 1786 Cartwright returned to England for good and published his diary, 'A Journal of Transactions and Events during a Residence of nearly Sixteen Years on the Coast of Labrador', to which this is an illustration.
[Ref: 61081]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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John Bull in Perplexity or Ascendancy versus Union._
John Bull in Perplexity or Ascendancy versus Union._ His progress they said depended on Ascendancy; and this, they told him was Ascendancy_and consequently the only thing that could do him good. Westminster Review No.19.
[Monogram of Paul Pry, pseudonym of William Heath.]
Pub. by T. McLean 26 Haymarket London [n.d., c.1828].
Rare hand-coloured etching. Framed, sight size 255 x 440mm (10 x 17¼"). Framed over printed border, unexamined out of frame.
A very large satirical scene showing the various politicians involved with the debate regarding Catholic emancipation. On the far left, Wellington and Robert Peel stand on the outskirst of a group of figures including Brougham, with a broom in his pocket, Burdett, Scarlett and Eldon. On the right the Duke of Cumberland dances with the devil and in the distance a waggon labelled 'Common State Waggon John Bull & Co.' rushes towards the scene driven by George IV.
BM Satire 15658.
[Ref: 61230]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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[Cato Street Conspiracy] A correct View of the Stable &c. in Cato Street, Marylebone, London.
[Cato Street Conspiracy] A correct View of the Stable &c. in Cato Street, Marylebone, London. Where Thistlewood & his Party met on the Evening of Tuesday Feb.y 23, 1820, & where taken Prisoners.
Drawn & eng.d by A. Wivell. P.14.
London, Pub. by A. Wivell, 105, Titchfield St.t & Sold at Griffiths 230 Oxford Street. Price 2.s.
Etching. 230 x 350mm (9 x 13¾"). Some creasing, pencil corrections. Working proof.
A plan and exterior view of the house used by the Cato Street Conspiritors. The pencil corrections seem to be the shortening of the title for another version of the plate (BM 1880,1113.4646) , also by Abraham Wivell. However February 23rd was Wednesday, not Tuesday as engraved here.
[Ref: 61253]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Chamounix et Mont Blanc.
Chamounix et Mont Blanc.
[n.d., c.1830.]
Lithograph with fine hand colour. Sheet 120 x 185mm (4¾ x 7¼"). Trimmed to image, laid on album paper with ink mss title.
A view of Chamonix with the peaks of the Mont Blanc Massif behind.
[Ref: 61244]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Chartism] A Couple of Cochranites.
[Chartism] A Couple of Cochranites. Fly Leaves No. 1.
J. Leech.
London: _ Published at the Punch Office .
Lithograph. Sheet 265 x 190mm (10½ x 7½"). Laid on album paper.
Two street urchins attend a Chartist rally in Trafalgar Square, led by a 'Mr Cochrane', believing the goals are no 'Hincome Tax' and the 'Pastry cooks shops throw'd open to the people free, gratis, for nothink!!!'. By John Leech (1817-64).
[Ref: 61109]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Dean Farm Tea House, Chipstead Surrey [pencil.]
Dean Farm Tea House, Chipstead Surrey [pencil.]
R.H. Eason. [signed in pencil.]
[n.d., c.1950.]
Etching, signed by the artist, touched with pencil. 130 x 190mm (5 x 7½"), large margins.
A timber-framed house, now the 'The Rambler's Rest Country Pub & Restaurant'.
[Ref: 61050]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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Dean Farm Tea House, Chipstead Surrey [later pencil.]
Dean Farm Tea House, Chipstead Surrey [later pencil.]
[R.H. Eason.]
[n.d., c.1950.]
Etching. 130 x 190mm (5 x 7½"), large margins. Pin holes in margins.
A timber-framed house, now the 'The Rambler's Rest Country Pub & Restaurant'.
[Ref: 61051]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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19.
19. Chiswick.
[Samuel Leigh No.18, Strand, near Charing Cross, London] [n.d.c.1829]
Etching with beautiful hand colouring. Plate 205 x 430 (8 x 17"), with large margins. Taped into mount at top. Some light time staining and very light creasing.
A panoramic view along the Thames depicting the houses and buildings on each bank, with the names of the householders or businesses; Whittingham's Printing Office, Marine Store House, Malt House, Hammersmith Terrace, Towing Path. From Samuel Leigh's 'The Panorama of the Thames from London to Richmond, Exhibiting every Object on both Banks of the River, with a concise description of the most remarkable places and A General View of London.'
See Ref: 61077 & 61075
[Ref: 61078]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Now Tomkins stop till I Say Fire!!
Now Tomkins stop till I Say Fire!! another go I think will do him up.
London Pub.d by O Hodgson 111 Fleet St. [n.d., c.1838.]
Coloured lithograph. Sheet 170 x 260mm (6¾ x 10¼). Creasing on left margins. Trimmed.
Two city types shoot at a songbird.
[Ref: 61330]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Any sport Gentlemen?
Any sport Gentlemen? - Sport to be sure, we just saw an hare runningup a tree so we both fired and down it came. we knows what we are about you see.
London Pub.d by O Hodgson 10 Cloth Fair [n.d., c.1832.]
Coloured lithograph. Sheet 150 x 220mm (6 x 8¾). Some staining at top. Trimmed.
A city type hold up a squirrel he has mistaken for a hare.
[Ref: 61329]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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The Laughing Stock No. 7. I say Tomkins which Eye do you shut when you shoots?
The Laughing Stock No. 7. I say Tomkins which Eye do you shut when you shoots? _ O for a common shot I [don't care?] which I shuts but when I shoots flying I shuts em both of course.
London Pub.d by O Hodgson 10 Cloth Fair [n.d., c.1832.]
Coloured lithograph. Sheet 160 x 240mm (6¼ x 9½). Punchline weakly inked, laid on album paper. Trimmed.
Two city types out shooting discuss their techniques, the skyline of London behind.
[Ref: 61328]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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[Mail-ready envelope - 706 Civilization of America.]
[Mail-ready envelope - 706 Civilization of America.] [On flap] Designed & Engraved by J. Valentine Dundee. 30 Sent for 12, 50 for 16 100 for 24 or 250 for 48 Pennypost stamps.
Onwhyn Delt. F. Deraedemaeker fecit.
[Deraedemaeker, c.1890.]
Mail-ready envelope. Wood engraving. 80 x 130mm (3 x 5"), with rear flap. Unused.
A composite image of the history of America, showing native Americans in their natural state, Niagara Falls, a missionary proselytising, agriculture, a church, monumental buildings, steamships and railways. First published about thirty years earlier.
[Ref: 61086]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Paoli.
Paoli.
T. Dale Sculp.
Engraved for the Encyclopaedia Londinensis. 1820.
Stipple. 165 x 114mm (6½ x 4½"), with very large margins. Small brown spot inside plate but outside image. Tear and light staining in margins.
Pasquale Paoli (1725-1807), General and Head of the short-lived Corsican Republic. He led the Corsican struggle against Genoese rule and set up the Corsican Republic. He designed and wrote the Constitution of the state. One of a number of stipple heads of Kings and Queens of similar format printed on quarto sheets, by Chapman, published by J. Wilkes, 1795-1810. They probably appeared as illustrations to the 'Encyclopaedia Londinensis, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature ... Embellished by ... engravings. Compiled ... by John Wilkes'.
[Ref: 61271]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Villageois Grec.
Villageois Grec.
[after Nicolas de Nicolay.]
[Paris: Mathieu Guillemot, 1650.]
Engraving. Sheet 265 x 160mm (10½ x 6¼"). Trimmed to printed border on three sides, into image on right. Small creases left and right corners.
A Greek villager playing the bagpipes. From Laonikos Chalcocondyle’s ''L'histoire de la décadence de l'empire grec et establissement de celuy des Turcs'', with plates after woodcuts by Nicolas de Nicolay.
See BM 1927,0210.61 for Nicolay's original woodcut.
[Ref: 61243]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Habit d'une Morlaque de Sluin en Croatie.
Habit d'une Morlaque de Sluin en Croatie.
J.G. S.t Sauveur inv. et direx. Ridé sculp.
[Paris, c.1800.]
Coloured etching. 170 x 110mm (6¾ c 4¼") very large margins. Light foxing.
A Morlach man from Sluin, a pastoralist community in the mountains of Croatia. From ''Costumes de Différent Pays'' by Jacques Grasset de Saint-Sauveur (1757-1810).
[Ref: 61323]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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Habit d'une Morlaque d'Uglin en Croatie.
Habit d'une Morlaque d'Uglin en Croatie.
J.G. S.t Sauveur inv. et direx. Ridé sculp.
[Paris, c.1800.]
Coloured etching. 170 x 110mm (6¾ x 4¼"), with very large margins.
A Morlach man from Sluin, a pastoralist community in the mountains of Croatia. From ''Costumes de Différent Pays'' by Jacques Grasset de Saint-Sauveur (1757-1810).
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Habit d'une Morlaque d'Uglin en Croatie.
Habit d'une Morlaque d'Uglin en Croatie.
J.G. S.t Sauveur inv. et direx. Ridé sculp.
[Paris, c.1800.]
Coloured etching. 170 x 110mm (6¾ x 4¼"), with very large margins.
A Morlach woman from Sluin, a pastoralist community in the mountains of Croatia. From ''Costumes de Différent Pays'' by Jacques Grasset de Saint-Sauveur (1757-1810).
[Ref: 61321]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Habit d'une Morlaque de Sluin en Croatie.
Habit d'une Morlaque de Sluin en Croatie.
J.G. S.t Sauveur inv. et direx. Ridé sculp.
[Paris, c.1800.]
Coloured etching. 170 x 110mm (6¾ c 4¼") ery large margins.
A Morlach woman from Sluin, a pastoralist community in the mountains of Croatia. From ''Costumes de Différent Pays'' by Jacques Grasset de Saint-Sauveur (1757-1810).
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The difference of Times between those Times and these Times.
The difference of Times between those Times and these Times.
[n.d., c.1800.]
Rare etching. Sheet 195 x 270mm (7¾ x 10½"), on wove paper. Trimmed and mounted in album paper watermarked 1819.
A copy of a satirical medal struck in the Netherlands circa 1655 to ridicule the subservience of the French and Spanish kings to Oliver Cromwell. The 'heads' side has a roundel portrait of Cromwell in armour; the 'tails' has Cromwell kneeling with his head on Britannia's lap, his bottom exposed for them to kiss. A re-engraved copy of a print from c.1739.
See BM Satires 894 & 2417.
[Ref: 61154]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Cumin.
Cumin.
R. R. M.clan pinxit. L. Dickinson, Lith. Printed by C. Graf.
London, Published by Ackermann & Co, 36, Strand [n.d., 1847].
Coloured lithograph. Sheet 370 x 265mm (14½ x 10½"), on thick paper.
A man wearing a green and red kilt, with a matching tartan shawl over his shoulders from Clan Cumming also known as Clan Comyn. From Robert Ronald McIan's The Clans of the Scottish Highlands', Volume II, published in 1847. McIan (1803-56, also Robert Ranald McIan), was a Scottish actor and painter best known for romanticised depictions of Scottish clansmen, their battles and domestic life.
[Ref: 61069]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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A curious Junto of Slandering Elves - or - List'ners seldom hear good of themselves.
A curious Junto of Slandering Elves - or - List'ners seldom hear good of themselves.
EHL del. G. Cruikshank sculp.
Pub.d by Tho.s McLean, 25, Haymarket, Aug.t. 1st 1835.
Etching. Sheet 240 x 345mm (9½ x 13½"). Trimmed into printed border, laid on album paper with some cockling.
An elderly women reads gloatingly from a pile of letters to three others seated at a round tea-table, one of whom uses an ear trumpet. A fifth listens in dismay from behind a curtain. First published by Hannah Humphrey in 1817.
BM Satires 12923; Cohn 1032.
[Ref: 61046]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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The Daffy Club or a Musical Master of the Fancy.
The Daffy Club or a Musical Master of the Fancy.
Drawn & Engraved by R. Cruikshank.
Published March 1, 1824, by Sherwood, Jones & C.o.
Aquatint with fine hand colour. Sheet 150 x 235mm (6 x 9¼"). Trimmed within plate.
The interior of the Castle Tavern, Holborn (landlord the boxer Tom Belcher) during a meeting of the 'Daffy Club', men who enjoy gin (daffy), sport and gambling. The walls are filled with portraits of boxers and other sporting paintings.
[Ref: 61306]   £85.00   (£102.00 incl.VAT)
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Don Quixote.
Don Quixote.
London, Published by S.& J. Fuller, 34, Rathbone Place, 1823.
Fine coloured etching. 165 x 230mm (6½ x 9"), watermarked 'J Whatman Turkey Mill'.
Don Quixote and Sancho Panza kneel before the Lady Dulcinia del Toboso (slaughterhouse worker Aldonza Lorenzo) who sits on a donkey.
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[Dr Syntax] Misfortune at Tulip Hall.
[Dr Syntax] Misfortune at Tulip Hall.
Drawn by Rowlandson.
[London: R. Ackermann, 1821, but later.]
Coloured aquatint. Sheet 160 x 245mm (6¼ x 9¾"). Edges chipped.
Dr Syntax is tripped by a dog, knocking over flower pots on shelves, as the dog bites his ankle and his hostess sprays him from her watering can. From 'The Third Tour of Dr. Syntax, In Search of a Wife'.
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