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[An unidentified man.]
[An unidentified man.]
Joan L'enfant ad vivum faciebat 1659.
[Paris: Pierre Mariette, 1674?]
Engraving. 365 x 275mm (14¼ x 11"). Creased.
An unidentified man, possibly a magistrate or parliamentarian, drawn and engraved by Jean Lenfant (1615-74), who would make preliminary studies in pastel. A mss note in old ink reads 'P Mariette 1674'.
[Ref: 50067]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[An unidentified man.]
[An unidentified man.]
Joan L'enfant ad vivum faciebat 1658.
Engraving. Sheet 335 x 250mm (13¼ x 9¾"). Trimmed into image.
An unidentified man, possibly a magistrate or parliamentarian, drawn and engraved by Jean Lenfant (1615-74), who would make preliminary studies in pastel.
[Ref: 50069]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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[Abraham offering up his son Isaac.]
[Abraham offering up his son Isaac.]
T Worlidge 1758
Etching. Plate: 195 x 155mm (7¾ x 6"), with large margins. Dusty.
Abraham offering up his son Isaac, as recounted in the Hebrew Bible. God asked Abraham to sacrifice Isaac, before preventing him from doing so at the last minute, having received proof that he is god-fearing. Etching by Thomas Worlidge (1700-66), 'the English Rembrandt', a pupil of Alessandro Maria Grimaldi, whose daughter Arabella he married.
W.36.
[Ref: 49743]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Guiliemus Addy.
Guiliemus Addy.
I. Sturt sculp.
[n.d., c.1685.]
Rare engraving. Sheet: 105 x 60mm (4 x 2¼''). Trimmed and laid on album sheet.
A portrait of stenographer William Addy (c.1618-1695) who developed a form of shorthand that was a modification of Jeremiah Rich's version. The shorthand was so much practised that the Bible, New Testament and psalms were all written in it.
[Ref: 49659]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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S. Agata.
S. Agata.
B.T.A.
[n.d., c.1630.]
Woodcut. Sheet: 190 x 120mm (7¾ x 5''). Trimmed and laid on album sheet.
A portrait of Saint Agatha of Sicily. Agatha had dedicated herself to be a Consecrated Virgin but she attracted the attention of a Roman prefect. After she rejected his advances on several occasions he had her arrested and tried before himself, he sent her to a brothel where she suffered rape but she refused to turn her back on God. The prefect called her back and had her tortured, cutting off her breasts, she was eventually saved from torture by St Peter who healed her wounds. St. Agatha is shown holding a plate containing her breasts. A woodcut cut by the monogrammist BTA, probably cut for a Carmelite order in Venice in the first half of the 16th century.
[Ref: 49646]   £240.00  
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[Agriculture.]
[Agriculture.]
B. West R.A. Historical Painter to his Majesty pinx.t. F. Bartolozzi Historical Engraver to his Majesty sculp.t.
[London Published as the Act directs Oct.r 1789 by B. West, Newman Street.]
Oval etching. Printed area (at most) 515 x 640mm (20¼ x 25¼"). Framed. Unexamined out of frame, probably trimmed within plate, losing publication line?
An idyllic harvest scene, with figures cutting corn with sickles, binding sheaths, gathering grapes and plouching with oxen. One of nine designs by Bartolozzi for the ceiling of the Queen's Lodge at Windsor,which was pulled down in 1823 by George IV.
De Vesme 1331.
[Ref: 50428]   £1,200.00  
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[Prince Albert as Edward III.]
[Prince Albert as Edward III.]
[n.d., c.1842.]
Fine & rare hand-coloured lithograph. Sheet: 510 x 340mm (20 x 13¼''), with large margins.
A portrait of Prince Albert dressed as Edward III, the costume he wore at a costume ball held at Buckingham Palace on 12th May 1842.
[Ref: 50132]   £260.00  
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[Albert VII, archduke of Austria] Albertus Card. Archidux Austr. Belgicar. Provinciar. Gubernator.
[Albert VII, archduke of Austria] Albertus Card. Archidux Austr. Belgicar. Provinciar. Gubernator. 1597.
O.Vaenius inven. G. Velden f.
[c.1619.]
Engraving. 485 x 365mm (19 x 14¼"), large margins. Folds, wear in margins.
Portrait of Albert VII (1559-1621), joint-sovereign of the Habsburg Netherlands with his wife Isabella from 1598-1621, a cardinal and briefly archduke of Austria in 1619 before abdicating in favour of Ferdinand II. Although he is dressed as a cardinal the use of his ducal title suggests the print was published for his brief reign.
[Ref: 50008]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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George Allan Esq.r. F.A.S. William Hutchinson Esq.r. F.A.S.
George Allan Esq.r. F.A.S. William Hutchinson Esq.r. F.A.S.
J. Hay delin.t. J. Collyer sculp.
[n.d., c.1814.]
Engraving. Plate: 220 x 195mm (8¾ x 7¾''), with large margins.
A portrait of antiquary and topographer George Allan (1736-1800) and topographer William Hutchinson (1732-1814).
[Ref: 50043]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[St Andrew] S. Andreas.
[St Andrew] S. Andreas.
[Etched by Johan Bara after Joos van Winghe.]
[n.d., c.1620.]
Etching. Sheet 180 x 115mm (7 x 4½"). Trimmed. Laid on album paper.
A full-length portrait of St Andrew from a set of the Twelve Apostles, drawn by Joos van Winghe (1544-1603, court painter to Alexander Farnese, count of Parma) and etched by Johan Bara (1581-1634).
[Ref: 49772]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Alcune Animali.
Alcune Animali.
desegnate per Giovanni vander Hecke et Intagl.te per Theod. van Kessel. An.o 1654. Bit later.
G. Quineau Exc. in de Raamsteeg.
6 etchings. Sheet: 75 x 105mm (3 x 4''). Laid on album sheet.
A series of five etchings with a frontispiece showing various animals in landscapes. Engraved by Theodorus van Kessel (1620-1660) after Jan van den Hecke I.
[Ref: 49678]   £500.00  
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Opus quod in æde Viginis Deiparæ Annunciatæ Collegii Romam societatis IESW. Federicus Zuccarus S. Angeki in Vado ad Ripas Mitauri perfecit æneis tabellis expressum.
Opus quod in æde Viginis Deiparæ Annunciatæ Collegii Romam societatis IESW. Federicus Zuccarus S. Angeki in Vado ad Ripas Mitauri perfecit æneis tabellis expressum. Ioannes sadeler excud: Coloniæ Agrippa: A.D. MDLXXX.
Raphael Sadeler sculpsit Ætatis suæ. 19.
In Venetia Stefano Scolari Forma a S. Zulian. [1580.]
Engraving. Sheet: 300 x 440mm (11¾ x 17¼''). Trimmed, creased, stained & damaged.
A scene set under an arch, an angel, holding a rose announces to the Virgin that she will be the mother of the messiah, above her are hoards of angels and around her are the saints. Engraved by Raphael Sadeler I (1560-1632).
[Ref: 49724]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[Aphrodite.]
[Aphrodite.]
H.C. [Jan Collaert I.]
[n.d., c.1577.]
Engraving. Sheet: 150 x 95mm (6 x 3¾''). Trimmed in an oval losing a decorative border, laid on album sheet.
A mythological scene showing Aphrodite, with Cupid at her feet. From a series of six engravings showing the character from the myth of the Judgement of Paris by Jan Collaert I (1525-1580).
[Ref: 49684]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[Apollo calling up the Fine Arts and Sciences.]
[Apollo calling up the Fine Arts and Sciences.]
B. West inv.t Historical Painter to his Majesty, R.A. F. Bartolozzi sculp.t Historical Engraver to his Majesty.
[London Published as the Act directs Oct.r 1789 by B. West, Newman Street.]
Oval etching. Sheet 530 x 660mm (21 x 26"). Framed. Trimmed within plate, losing publication line?
Apollo alighting, torch in hand and wings spread, gesturing towards allegorical figures of the arts and sciences. Half-hidden is a bas-relief of George III. One of nine designs by Bartolozzi for the ceiling of the Queen's Lodge at Windsor,which was pulled down in 1823 by George IV.
De Vesme 557.
[Ref: 50427]   £2,000.00  
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The true and perfect manner of the execution of one Richard Atkins, Englishman at Rome. Anno. 1581.
The true and perfect manner of the execution of one Richard Atkins, Englishman at Rome. Anno. 1581.
[n.d., c.1600?]
Rare woodcut. Sheet: 195 x 280mm (7¾ x 11''). Trimmed. Creasing.
A series of four vignettes showing events that led to the execution of the Protestant martyr Richard Atkins. Atkins was travelling in Rome with his New Testament where he was arrested by the Inquisition. He was tortured and finally burnt at the stake.
[Ref: 49702]   £230.00  
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[Augustus.] Augusto. Divi. F. Cos. XI. Tr. Pot. II. Imp. VIII.
[Augustus.] Augusto. Divi. F. Cos. XI. Tr. Pot. II. Imp. VIII.
[Wolfgang Kilian.][After Raffaello Schiaminossi.]
[n.d., c.1620.]
Engraving. Sheet: 205 x 130mm (8 x 5''). Trimmed and laid on album sheet, stained.
A portrait of Augustus (Octavian) from a series of thirteen busts of Roman Emperors engraved by Wolfgang Kilian (1581-1662) after Raffaello Schiaminossi.
[Ref: 49701]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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H.R.H. The Duke of Sussex.
H.R.H. The Duke of Sussex.
On stone by A. Picken.
[n.d., c.1820.]
Lithograph. Sheet 235 x 190mm (9¼ x 7½").
A portrait of Prince Augustus Frederick (1773-1843), sixth son of George III, in middle age.
[Ref: 49523]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Cap.t Ayscough.
Cap.t Ayscough. From an Original Sketch by Dance, in the Collection of Sir William Musgrave Bar.t.
S. Haring sculp.
Pub.d Dec.r 1 1794, by E. & S. Harding, Pall Mall.
Stipple. 190 x 140mm (7½ x 5½") very large margins.
A posthumously-published sketch portrait of George Edward Ayscough (d.1779), dramatist and guards officer, nephew of the first Lord Lyttelton. In 1776 he produced a version of Voltaire's ‘Semiramis’ at Drury Lane, which his brother officers attended in great force, securing its success. However Isaac Reed's '' Biographia dramatica'' (1782) described Ayscough as ‘a fool of fashion’ and ‘a parasite of Lord Lyttelton’; 'Seniranis' is condemned as contemptible. Ayscough also editored the ''Miscellaneous Works'' of Lord Lyttelton, published 1774.
[Ref: 48996]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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[St. Babia Refusing Sacrifice.]
[St. Babia Refusing Sacrifice.] All Ill.mo Sig. et Pron. Col.mo Il Sig. Marcello Sacchetti. Ill.mo Sig.nel presente folgio, chi io ho...
In Roma li 20 di Decembre 1626. Gio. Batta Mercati F.
Superior pmissu. [1626.]
Engraving. Sheet: 270 x 210mm (10½ x 8¼''). Trimmed.
A religious scene showing St. Babia refusing to make sacrifices to the pagan dieties.
[Ref: 49735]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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John Polexfen Bastard and Edmund Bastards Esq.rs.
John Polexfen Bastard and Edmund Bastards Esq.rs.
Painted by J. Northcote R.A. Engraved by S.W. Reynolds.
London, Published June 12, 1795 by S.W. Reynolds, No. 50 Poland Street.
Fine mezzotint. 410 x 410mm (16 x 16"). Small tears in margins. Small margins.
John Pollexfen Bastard (1756-1816), MP for Truro in 1783 and for the Devonshire Constituency 1784-1812, and Edmund Bastard (1758-1816), MP for Dartmouth from 1787-1812. The brothers were not the only Bastards to be elected to Parliament: when John stood down in 1812 he was replaced by his nephew Edmund Pollexfen Bastard (1784-1838).
[Ref: 49568]   £380.00  
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Murder of Thomas à Becket.
Murder of Thomas à Becket. Drawn & Coloured from the Original in Ancient Stained Glass in the Principal Window of the North Aisle of Ch. Ch. Cathedral, Oxford. The four Knights represented, are William de Traci, Reginald Fitz=Urse, Hugh de Moreville, & Rich.d Brito: Behind the Altar stands Edward Grimfere, with the Episcopal Cross in his Hand, and Fitz=Urse is the Knight who is plunging his Sword into the Prelate's Brains.
W.m Fowler Del.t et Fecit.
Pub.d Oct.r 20th 1808, by W.m Fowler, Winterton Lincolns.
Engraving. Plate: 275 x 195mm (11 x 7¾'').
An engraving of the a 14th century stained-glass window in Christ Church Cathedral in Oxford.
[Ref: 50047]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Le Coucher.
Le Coucher. Les yeux chargés d'une douce langueur... 12
I.H.E. inv. S. Freudeberg del. Gravé a l'Eau forte par Duclos et terminé au Burin par Bosse.
A Paris ches Buldet rue le Gesvres.
Engraving and text page. Plate: 405 x 320mm (16 x 12½''), with large margins.
A scene in a bedroom showing a young woman getting ready for bed
[Ref: 50041]   £320.00  
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Le Lever.
Le Lever. Tu chasses le plus doux sommeil...1
I.H.E. inv. S. Freudeberg del. A. Romanet Sculp 1774.
A Paris ches Buldet rue le Gesvres.
Engraving and text page. Plate: 405 x 320mm (16 x 12½''), with large margins. Hole in margin.
A scene in a bedroom showing a young woman being awakened by her maids.
[Ref: 50040]   £320.00  
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[Liège] L’Abbaye du Val Benoit [pencil].
[Liège] L’Abbaye du Val Benoit [pencil].
P. Daxhelete [pencil].
[n.d., c.1930.]
Etching. 270 x 425mm (10¾ x 16¾"), very large margins..
Destroyed in the Second World War and a replica built. By Paul Alfred Marie Daxhelet (1905-93).
[Ref: 49790]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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W.m. Henry West Betty, Ætatis Suæ 13.
W.m. Henry West Betty, Ætatis Suæ 13. From the first and only original Portrait in the possession of Tho.s Lister Parker Esq.r.
Painted by J. Northcote Esqr. R.A. Engraved by J. Ward Painter & Engraver to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales.
Published March, 16. 1805. by Mr. Betty, at Messrs. Colnaghi & Co. Printsellers, Cockspur Street.
Fine mezzotint, open letter proof. 275 x 380mm (10¾ x 15"), large margins. Pencil annotations in lower margin.
William Henry West Betty (1791-1874), a child actor billed as the 'Young Roscius' for his performances in adult roles like Hamlet and Romeo, 1804-6, at Covent Garden. He paid for the publication of this portrait before he was fifteen.
CS: 4: II of III.
[Ref: 50088]   £350.00  
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[Flock of Birds.]
[Flock of Birds.]
D. Schültz. f.
[n.d., c.1680.]
Rare etching. Sheet: 300 x 205mm (11¾ x 8''). Trimmed, stained. Loss at corners.
A flock of birds including an owl, a turkey ducks and chickens, an illustration to the fable of the peacock. By Daniel Schültz (c.1615-83)
[Ref: 49744]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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The Blind Beggar of Bednall Green.
The Blind Beggar of Bednall Green. Engraved from the Original Picture in the Possession of Thomas Heathcote Esq.r to whom this Plate is Dedicated by his most Obed.t Humble Serv.t W.m Ward.
Painted by W.m Owen. Engraved by Will.m Ward Mezzotinto Engraver to his Royal Highness the Duke of York.
London Pub.d April 2, 1804 by Mess.rs Wards & Co, No. 6, Newman Street.
Mezzotint. 600 x 485mm (23½ x 19"), with large margins. Surface abrasions in inscription area. Small tear on left.
A grey-haired beggar in a rustic setting, his pretty daughter standing with one had on his shoulder and the another open and outstretched. A scene from a popular Elizabethan ballad ('The Blind Beggar of Bethnall Green'), in which the beggar gives a surprisingly generous dowry for his daughter's wedding to a knight. The Blind Beggar public house in Whitechapel (infamous for its connection to the Kray twins) is reputed to be the site of his begging. A version of the ballad was recorded by Ewan McColl for the Riverside anthology 'Great British Ballads Not Included in the Child Collection'.
CS 95. Ex Collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox Boyd. Frankau 30.
[Ref: 49970]   £280.00  
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[The Blind Beggar of Bednall Green.
[The Blind Beggar of Bednall Green. Engraved from the Original Picture in the Possession of Thomas Heathcote Esq.r to whom this Plate is Dedicated by his most Obed.t Humble Serv.t W.m Ward.]
[Painted by W.m Owen. Engraved by Will.m Ward Mezzotinto Engraver to his Royal Highness the Duke of York.]
[London Pub.d April 2, 1804 by Mess.rs Wards & Co, No. 6, Newman Street.]
Mezzotint, printed in colours and hand finished. Sheet 560 x 475mm (21¾ x 18¾"). Very fine colour. Trimmed to image on all sides, title reinstated in manuscript, laid on thick paper.
A grey-haired beggar in a rustic setting, his pretty daughter standing with one had on his shoulder and the another open and outstretched. A scene from a popular Elizabethan ballad ('The Blind Beggar of Bethnall Green'), in which the beggar gives a surprisingly generous dowry for his daughter's wedding to a knight. The Blind Beggar public house in Whitechapel (infamous for its connection to the Kray twins) is reputed to be the site of his begging. A version of the ballad was recorded by Ewan McColl for the Riverside anthology 'Great British Ballads Not Included in the Child Collection'.
CS 95. Ex Collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox Boyd. Frankau 30.
[Ref: 49971]   £280.00  
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The Blind Beggar of Bednall Green.
The Blind Beggar of Bednall Green. Engraved from the Original Picture in the Possession of Thomas Heathcote Esq.r to whom this Plate is Dedicated by his most Obed.t Humble Serv.t W.m Ward.
Painted by W.m Owen. Engraved by Will.m Ward Mezzotinto Engraver to his Royal Highness the Duke of York.
London Pub.d April 2, 1804 by Mess.rs Wards & Co, No. 6, Newman Street.
Mezzotint. 600 x 485mm (23½ x 19"). Thread margins, tears entering plate on right. Slight vertical crease.
A grey-haired beggar in a rustic setting, his pretty daughter standing with one had on his shoulder and the another open and outstretched. A scene from a popular Elizabethan ballad ('The Blind Beggar of Bethnall Green'), in which the beggar gives a surprisingly generous dowry for his daughter's wedding to a knight. The Blind Beggar public house in Whitechapel (infamous for its connection to the Kray twins) is reputed to be the site of his begging. A version of the ballad was recorded by Ewan McColl for the Riverside anthology 'Great British Ballads Not Included in the Child Collection'.
CS 95. Ex Collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox Boyd. Frankau 30.
[Ref: 49969]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[The Sentinel.]
[The Sentinel.]
HD 1913. Herbert Dicksee [pencil signature.]
Published at 8, Clare Street, Bristol by Frost & Reed Ltd. Printsellers of Bristol and London April 2nd. 1913 Berlin Stiefbold & Co. Postdamerstrasse 40 Copyright. Copyright by Frost & Reed Ltd (of Bristol England) in the United States of America.
Etching on vellum, remarque proof, limited edition of 300 signed by the artist. 375 x 650mm (14¾ x 25½"). Frame with Frost and Reed label with the print's details. Unexamined out of frame.
A bloodhound lying down yet alert, with a remarque of a gauntlet. The plate was destroyed at the end of this print run so this etching is most uncommon.
[Ref: 50011]   £1,200.00  
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Bologna.
Bologna.
R.P.B.
London, Published, Oct, 15, 1828 by Mess.rs Colnaghi & Co. Pall Mall East.
Etching, on chine collé. Plate: 215 x 135mm (8½ x 5¼''), with very large margins.
A rare etching of an Italian view of the town of Bologna by Romantic landscape painter Richard Parkes Bonnington (1802-1828).
Beraldi: 64. Curtis 62.
[Ref: 50032]   £320.00  
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[Napoléon a S.te Helène. (Historique).]
[Napoléon a S.te Helène. (Historique).]
[H.ce Vernet Pinx.t. S.W.Reynolds Grav:de Roi d'Ang.re Sculp.t.]
[à Paris chez Schroth Editeur rue S.t Honoré N.o 353 bis. London published february 1829 by Rittner & Surrey St. Strand.]
Scarce mezzotint, proof before letters. Sheet 320 x 230mm (12½ x 9"), publisher's blind stamp in inscription area. Trimmed within plate but not close to image, tear entering image on right.
A portrait of Napoleon on St Helena during his years of exile, sitting in casual clothes and a sun hat, elbow on a newspaper but staring into space. A wonderful atmospheric romantic image.
Whitman 207, this proof not listed.
[Ref: 49619]   £360.00  
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The R.t Hon.ble Edward Boscawen,  Admiral of the Blue.
The R.t Hon.ble Edward Boscawen, Admiral of the Blue. Æt. 49. Engraved by C. Bestland. from a Picture by Sir Joshua Reynolds, in the Possession of Viscount Falmouth.
Published June 1 1803 by C. Bestland, West End, Hampstead.
Stipple. 280 x 210mm (11 x 8¼").
A half-length detail of the portrait of Admiral Edward Boscawen (1711-61) by Reynolds, with the background removed.
[Ref: 48999]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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Guillaume de Brisacier Secretaire des Commandemens de la Reyne 1664.
Guillaume de Brisacier Secretaire des Commandemens de la Reyne 1664.
N. Mignard Auenionensis Pinxit. Ant. Masson sculpebat 1664.
Engraving. Sheet: 350 x 270mm (13¾ x 10½''). Trimmed and tipped into album sheet.
A portrait of French statesman Guillaume de Briscier.
[Ref: 49921]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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The Late Francis John Browne, Esq. of Frampton, Dorset. Many Years M.P. for Dorsetshire.
The Late Francis John Browne, Esq. of Frampton, Dorset. Many Years M.P. for Dorsetshire.
Painted by C.W. Day. Engraved by W. Finden.
[n.d.., c.1840.]
Rare engraving. Sheet: 250 x 225mm (9¾ x 8¾''). Trimmed within plate.
A portrait of Member of Parliament Francis Browne (1754-1833).
[Ref: 50128]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Samuel Buck. Nathaniel Buck.
Samuel Buck. Nathaniel Buck.
Jos. Highmore pinx.t. Rich.d Houston sculp.
London, Printed for Rob.t Sayer No 53 Fleet Street. Published as the Act Directs 10 April 1774.
Fine mezzotint. 230 x 330mm (9 x 13"), with very large margins.
The Buck brothers, engravers and topographical draughtsmen, publishers of a series of large panoramas of English cities. The 'Buck's Antiquities' (1712-53) was a highly-regarded series of over 400 views of ruins in England and Wales. When Sayer bought the plates he had this portrait engraved as a frontispiece for his reissue.
CS: 17, state ii of iv.
[Ref: 49562]   £320.00  

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Jean Bureau Seig.r de Monglat &c Marie De Bordeaux , Chabellan des P. Charles Vilet Louis XL et Maistre de l'Artillerie en France.
Jean Bureau Seig.r de Monglat &c Marie De Bordeaux , Chabellan des P. Charles Vilet Louis XL et Maistre de l'Artillerie en France. Noble home et puillant leigneur Mellire Jehan Bureau Chevalier.
I. Grignon sculp.
[n.d.., c.1690.]
Engraving. Plate: 325 x 210mm (12¾ x 8¼''), with large margins.
A portrait of French military commander Jean Bureau (1390-1463).
[Ref: 49923]   £100.00   (£120.00 incl.VAT)
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Edmund Burke Esq.r.
Edmund Burke Esq.r. The British Cicero.
[n.d., c.1770 London Magazine.]
Engraving, fine impression. Plate: 155 x 110mm (6 x 4¼''). Foxing.
A portrait of British politician Edmund Burke (1729-1797) shown before a statue of Cicero and holding a copy of the Magna Carta.
[Ref: 50046]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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The Rev.d William Butler, of Frampton, Dorsetshire.
The Rev.d William Butler, of Frampton, Dorsetshire. From a Picture in the possession of Thomas Bridge Esq.r.
Painted by A. Morton Esq.r. Engraved by T. Lupton 4 Leigh Street, Burton Crescent.
[n.d., c.1830.]
Mezzotint. Plate: 370 x 290mm (14½ x 11½'') very large margins.
A portrait of Rev. William Butler (1760-1841).
[Ref: 50130]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Adam and Eve Mourning Abel.]
[Adam and Eve Mourning Abel.] Hornâ fruge Cain lectoque aram imbuit agno...
A. Blomaert inv.
[n.d, c.1605.]
Engraving. Sheet: 265 x 195mm (10½ x 7¾''). Trimmed.
A biblical scene showing Adam and Eve mourning over the body of Abel, in the background Cain is shown killing Abel amd in the far right Cain is shown running away. A reverse copy of an 1604 Jan Saenredam engraving after Abraham Bloemaert (1564-1651).
[Ref: 49734]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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[Six Illustrations from Calendar of Shepherds.]
[Six Illustrations from Calendar of Shepherds.]
[Wynkyn de Worde.]
[n.d., c.1508.]
6 woodcuts. Sheet: 150 x 125mm (6 x 5''). Trimmed, paper tone.
Six illustrations from Wynkyn de Worde's 'Calendar of Shepherds' showing figures in various seasonal activities like harvesting hay, making wine and gardening. Each illustration has celestial signs in the image. Wynkyn de Worde (d. 1534) was a printer and publisher known for his work with William Caxton, he was the first to popularise products of the printing press.
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George Canning Esq.r M.P.
George Canning Esq.r M.P.
Painted by Jn.o Hoppner Esq.r R.A. Engraved by Jn.o Young Engraver in Mezzotinto to his R.H. the Prince of Wales.
London, Published January 1st 1799, by J Young, No 58 Upper Charlotte Street, Fitzroy Square.
Fine mezzotint. 510 x 360mm (20 x 14¼") very large margins. Slight printer's crease on right.
George Canning (1770-1827) as an M.P., two decades before he became Foreign Secretary and Prime Minister, a post he held for only 119 days, the shortest term ever.
CS: 11., dating it to 1808.
[Ref: 49573]   £280.00  
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Jacob Cats, Out LVII Iaren Anno M.D.C.XXXV.
Jacob Cats, Out LVII Iaren Anno M.D.C.XXXV.
M. Miereveld pinxit. W. Delff sculpsit.
[n.d., c.1635.]
Engraving. 225 x 155mm (8¾ x 6").
Oval portrait of Jacob Cats (1577-1660), poet and magistrate, grand pensionary of Holland from 1636-51 and Keeper of the Great Seal in 1648. He came to England on two diplomatic missions, in 1627 to Charles I and in 1651-52, unsuccessfully, to Cromwell. His palatial villa has become known as 'Catshuis' and is the official redidence of the Dutch Prime Minister.
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[Caught.]
[Caught.]
Geo. Marples. [signed in pencil.]
[n.d., c.1930.]
Etching. Plate: 75 x 140mm (3 x 5½'') very large margins. Laid on card.
A scene showing a salmon caught on a line.
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[Fanny Cerrito] Cerito.
[Fanny Cerrito] Cerito. Ondine.
Widal [Vincent Vidal]. W.H. Mote.
Published by David Bogue, Fleet Street Nov. 1 1844.
Steel engraving. Sheet: 175 x 260mm (7 x 10¼").
Francesca "Fanny" Cerrito as a water sprite, the title role of 'Ondine, ou La naïade', a ballet with choreography by Jules Perrot and music by Cesare Pugni. Cerrito (11 May 1817 – 6 May 1909) was one of the few 19th century ballerinas who also gained acceptance as a choreographer. From 'The Beauties of Opera and Ballet'.
[Ref: 49517]   £85.00   (£102.00 incl.VAT)
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Here Maistie is vaildd by splendancy of Mistris Lane whole Royal constancy did travell much & undertake such paine with her Father, King Charles his life to gaine.
Here Maistie is vaildd by splendancy of Mistris Lane whole Royal constancy did travell much & undertake such paine with her Father, King Charles his life to gaine.
[Anon.]
[n.d., c.1651-1680.]
Engraving. Plate: 90 x 110mm (3¾ x 4¼''). Trimmed and laid on album sheet.
A historical scene showing Charles II making his escape after his defeat at the Battle of Worcester 1651. On escaping the battle Charles II made his way to Bently Hall, home of Royalist Col. Jone Lane, Lane's sister Jane had received military permission to travel to Bristol to visit a friend so Charles II disguised himself as her servant and travelled in her entourage, failing to find a ship in Bristol they travelled to Weymouth. It was discovered that Jane Lane had helped in the escape and so was herself forced into exile, where she continued her friendship with the King and she was rewarded with a pension after the Restoration.
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Samuel Clarke D.D.
Samuel Clarke D.D. Done after the Marble Bust in Her Majesty'd Hermitage in the Royal Garden at Richmond.
I. Faber fecit.
Printed for Tho: Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard, & John Bowles at the black Horse in Cornhill.
Mezzotint. Plate: 355 x 250mm (14 x 9¾''), with large margins.
A portrait of Rev. Dr. Samuel Clarke who was rector of St. James Westminster and metaphysician. From the series 'Philosophers of England'.
CS. 125.I.
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[Scenes of torture.]
[Scenes of torture.]
[n.d., c.1502?].
Woodcut. Sheet 110 x 135mm (4¼ x 5¼"). Trimmed to printed border, laid on album paper.
A classical scene of torture, with a central figure being crucified upside-down, another being burned on a rack as a helmeted man uses a bellows to fan the flames, and two others being eaten by lions. A note on the backing paper reads 'Probably by Jerome Greff 1502' (Hieronymus Greff, 1460-1525), although there is no sign of Greff's usual 'IMF' monogram.
[Ref: 49776]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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[Claudius I.] Ti. Claudius. Caesar. Aug. P. M. Tr. P. Imp.
[Claudius I.] Ti. Claudius. Caesar. Aug. P. M. Tr. P. Imp. Claudius irrisae privato in tempore vitae...
[Wolfgang Kilian.][After Raffaello Schiaminossi.]
[n.d., c.1620.]
Engraving. Sheet: 205 x 130mm (8 x 5''). Trimmed and laid on album sheet, stained.
A portrait of Claudius I from a series of thirteen busts of Roman Emperors engraved by Wolfgang Kilian (1581-1662) after Raffaello Schiaminossi.
[Ref: 49699]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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The R.t Hon.ble S.r Rob. Clayton Kt Lord Mayor of ye City of London 1680.
The R.t Hon.ble S.r Rob. Clayton Kt Lord Mayor of ye City of London 1680.
J. Riley pinx. J. Smith fec.
[London, c.1707.]
Fine mezzotint. 410 x 285mm (16 x 11¼"), with large margins.
Portrait of Sir Robert Clayton (1629-1707), merchant banker, politician and Lord Mayor of London, in an oval above ceremonial regalia. After founding a bank, Clayton & Morris Co., he amassed such a fortune that he could buy Brownsea Island and its castle in the 1650s and lend William III £30,000 to pay for the army in 1697. He became a director of the Bank of England in 1702.
CS 52 ii.
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