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The extraordinary Manner of the Trial for Adultery, among the Malays.
The extraordinary Manner of the Trial for Adultery, among the Malays.
[William Elmes.]
[London Pub. by T. Tegg, Oct. 7. 1808.]
Hand-coloured aquatint. Sheet size: 260 x 175mm (10¼ x 7"). Trimmed, creases, edges damaged and paper toned.
A fascinating image from a very scarce series of plates by the caricaturist William Elmes depicting shipwrecks and maritime disasters, attacks by native Americans and by other indigenous peoples and pirates, ceremonies, punishments and torture. Published by Thomas Tegg.
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The Engagement between the British and Dutch Fleets, Oct.r 11th 1797
The Engagement between the British and Dutch Fleets, Oct.r 11th 1797
Designed & Engraved by W. Elmes.
[c.1797]
Aquatint, sheet 165 x 222mm (6½ x 8¾"). Very rare; trimmed.
The Battle of Camperdown (11 October 1797), a British naval victory in the North Sea over the Dutch during the French Revolutionary Wars. The British fleet under Admiral Duncan defeated the Dutch fleet under Admiral de Winter off the coastal village of Camperduin, north-west of Alkmaar.
[Ref: 39670]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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A Brig Hove-To for a Pilot off Dover.
A Brig Hove-To for a Pilot off Dover.
Drawn and Engraved by W.Elmes.
Published Jan.y 25th 1796, by John Fairburn, No 146, Minories, London.
Sepia aquatint. 180 x 240mm, 7 x 9½". Tears in margin.
Rare.
[Ref: 12129]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Miraculous Preservation from Shipwreck, or Captain Donald Campbell, on the Coast of Malabar.
Miraculous Preservation from Shipwreck, or Captain Donald Campbell, on the Coast of Malabar.
W. E. [William Elmes.]
London Pub. by T. Tegg, Sep 25 1808.
Aquatint. Sheet size: 185 x 265mm (7¼ x 10¼"). Trimmed inside platemark. Folds as published. Small tear in lower edge.
From a very scarce series of plates by the caricaturist William Elmes depicting shipwrecks and maritime disasters, attacks by native Americans and by other indigenous peoples and pirates, ceremonies, punishments and torture. Published by Thomas Tegg. In 1782, after surviving a cyclone off Goa he was captured and kept prisoner for many years by Hyder Ali, but was finally released and returned to England.
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Capt. Woodward, defending himself from the Treachery of the Malays.
Capt. Woodward, defending himself from the Treachery of the Malays.
[William Elmes.]
London Pub. by T. Tegg, Nov. 12 1808.
Aquatint. Sheet size: 185 x 265mm (7¼ x 10¼"). Trimmed inside platemark. Folds as published.
From a very scarce series of plates by the caricaturist William Elmes depicting shipwrecks and maritime disasters, attacks by native Americans and by other indigenous peoples and pirates, ceremonies, punishments and torture. Published by Thomas Tegg.
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Wreck of the Antelope Packet, Capt. Henry Wilson, on a Reef of Rocks, near the Pelew Islands.
Wreck of the Antelope Packet, Capt. Henry Wilson, on a Reef of Rocks, near the Pelew Islands.
[William Elmes.]
London Pub. by T. Tegg, Dec. 3. 1808.
Aquatint. Sheet size: 185 x 265mm (7¼ x 10¼"). Trimmed inside platemark. Folds as published. Small tear in lower edge.
From a very scarce series of plates by the caricaturist William Elmes depicting shipwrecks and maritime disasters, attacks by native Americans and by other indigenous peoples and pirates, ceremonies, punishments and torture. Published by Thomas Tegg. This was the first sustained contact with the Pelew Islands whilst the Antelope was being repaired. Lee Boo, a Pelew islander was brought to London but he died of smallpox. Wilson wrote a popular book about his experiences.
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Shipwreck & dreadfull sufferings of the Captain & crew of an English Sloop in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Shipwreck & dreadfull sufferings of the Captain & crew of an English Sloop in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
[William Elmes.]
[London Pub. by T. Tegg. 1808.]
Aquatint. Sheet size: 185 x 265mm (7¼ x 10¼"). Trimmed inside platemark. Folds as published. Small tear in lower edge.
From a very scarce series of plates by the caricaturist William Elmes depicting shipwrecks and maritime disasters, attacks by native Americans and by other indigenous peoples and pirates, ceremonies, punishments and torture. Published by Thomas Tegg. Probably the Rover built at the Tynes Yard Bermuda. She got lost in a fog and struck rocks at Cape Breton Island. All the crew were saved.
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Wreck of the Travers, East-Indiaman, on a Rock, near Sunken Island.
Wreck of the Travers, East-Indiaman, on a Rock, near Sunken Island.
London, Pub. by T.Tegg, May, 27. 1809.
Aquatint. With original corresponding letterpress chapbook. Sheet size: 185 x 265mm (7¼ x 10¼"). Folds as published. Remains of binding distressed. Trimmed inside platemark.
A plate from 'The Mariner's Marvellous Magazine, or Wonders of the Ocean; Containing the Most Remarkable Adventures and Relations of Mariners in Various Parts of the Globe. In Four Volumes, Embelished with Forty Engravings', published by Thomas Tegg, 111, Cheapside, J. and A. Duncan, Glasgow; J. Sutherland, Edinburgh; and J. McClery, Dublin. 1809. The scene depicits the sinking of the Travers Indiaman, with the original 28 page chapbook and title page, describing the event from the account of the ship's commander, Captain Collins. Thomas Tegg published forty chapbooks between 1805 and 1809, which relate narratives of shipwreck and captivity occurring between 1678 and 1809.
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Lieu.t Turner & Boats crew of the Ship Tea, made prisoners, by the Ladrone Pirates.
Lieu.t Turner & Boats crew of the Ship Tea, made prisoners, by the Ladrone Pirates.
London Pub. by T.Tegg, Feb.y 18 - 1809.
Aquatint. With original corresponding letterpress chapbook. Sheet size: 185 x 265mm (7¼ x 10¼"). Trimmed inside platemark. Folds as published. Remains of binding distressed.
A plate from 'The Mariner's Marvellous Magazine, or Wonders of the Ocean; Containing the Most Remarkable Adventures and Relations of Mariners in Various Parts of the Globe. In Four Volumes, Embelished with Forty Engravings', published by Thomas Tegg, 111, Cheapside, J. and A. Duncan, Glasgow; J. Sutherland, Edinburgh; and J. McClery, Dublin. 1809. The Ladrone pirates were led by the powerful Chinese female pirate, Ching Shih who commanded hundreds of junks crewed by thousands of pirates. They terrorized the China Sea and challenged the empires of the time, such as the British, Portuguese and the Qing dynasty. With the original 28 page chapbook and title page, describing the events and the sufferings of John Turner, cheif mate of the ship. Thomas Tegg published forty chapbooks between 1805 and 1809, which relate narratives of shipwreck and captivity occurring between 1678 and 1809.
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The Lady Hobart, Packet, Sinking; having struck on an Island of floating ice.
The Lady Hobart, Packet, Sinking; having struck on an Island of floating ice.
London Pub. by T.Tegg, Feb.y 11 - 1809.
Aquatint. With original corresponding letterpress chapbook. Sheet size: 185 x 265mm (7¼ x 10¼"). Trimmed inside platemark. Folds as published. Remains of binding distressed.
A plate from 'The Mariner's Marvellous Magazine, or Wonders of the Ocean; Containing the Most Remarkable Adventures and Relations of Mariners in Various Parts of the Globe. In Four Volumes, Embelished with Forty Engravings', published by Thomas Tegg, 111, Cheapside, J. and A. Duncan, Glasgow; J. Sutherland, Edinburgh; and J. McClery, Dublin. 1809. The Lady Hobart left Falmouth on 7 March 1803 bound for New York and Halifax (Nova Scotia) on 22 June 1803. On board was Captain William Dorset Fellowes, 21 crew and 8 passengers. The Lady Hobart sunk 350 miles east of St. Johnís, Newfoundland after striking an 'island of ice'. With the original 28 page chapbook and title page, describing the events. Thomas Tegg published forty chapbooks between 1805 and 1809, which relate narratives of shipwreck and captivity occurring between 1678 and 1809.
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Loss of the Centaur 74 Guns in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean.
Loss of the Centaur 74 Guns in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean.
[London Pub. by T.Tegg, 1809.]
Aquatint. With original corresponding letterpress chapbook. Sheet size: 185 x 265mm (7¼ x 10¼"). Trimmed inside platemark. Folds as published. Remains of binding distressed.
Plate 23 from 'The Mariner's Marvellous Magazine, or Wonders of the Ocean; Containing the Most Remarkable Adventures and Relations of Mariners in Various Parts of the Globe. In Four Volumes, Embelished with Forty Engravings', published by Thomas Tegg, 111, Cheapside, J. and A. Duncan, Glasgow; J. Sutherland, Edinburgh; and J. McClery, Dublin. 1809. In September 1782, the Centaur was one of the ships escorting prizes back to Britain from Jamaica, when she foundered during the 1782 Central Atlantic hurricane near the Newfoundland Banks. Captain John Nicholson Inglefield, along with eleven of his crew, survived the wreck in one of the ship's pinnaces, arriving at the Azores after sailing in an open boat for 16 days without compass quadrant or sail. With the original 28 page chapbook and title page, describing the events. Thomas Tegg published forty chapbooks between 1805 and 1809, which relate narratives of shipwreck and captivity occurring between 1678 and 1809.
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Mr. Sharp, Chief of the Brig, Admiral Trowbridge; barbarously wounded, put in irons, & spiked to the deck by pirates.
Mr. Sharp, Chief of the Brig, Admiral Trowbridge; barbarously wounded, put in irons, & spiked to the deck by pirates.
London Pub. by T.Tegg, Jan. 28 - 1809.
Aquatint. With original corresponding letterpress chapbook. Sheet size: 185 x 265mm (7¼ x 10¼"). Trimmed inside platemark. Folds as published. Remains of binding distressed.
Plate 22 from 'The Mariner's Marvellous Magazine, or Wonders of the Ocean; Containing the Most Remarkable Adventures and Relations of Mariners in Various Parts of the Globe. In Four Volumes, Embelished with Forty Engravings', published by Thomas Tegg, 111, Cheapside, J. and A. Duncan, Glasgow; J. Sutherland, Edinburgh; and J. McClery, Dublin. 1809. A scene on board the Admiral Trowbridge, depicting the capture and torture of Mr. William Sharpe and other members of the ship's crew. With the original 28 page chapbook and title page, describing the events. Thomas Tegg published forty chapbooks between 1805 and 1809, which relate narratives of shipwreck and captivity occurring between 1678 and 1809.
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Wreck of the Litchfield Man of War.
Wreck of the Litchfield Man of War.
[London, Pub. by T.Tegg. 1809.]
Aquatint. With original corresponding letterpress chapbook. Sheet size: 185 x 265mm (7¼ x 10¼"). Trimmed inside platemark. Folds as published. Remains of binding distressed.
Plate 8 from 'The Mariner's Marvellous Magazine, or Wonders of the Ocean; Containing the Most Remarkable Adventures and Relations of Mariners in Various Parts of the Globe. In Four Volumes, Embelished with Forty Engravings', published by Thomas Tegg, 111, Cheapside, J. and A. Duncan, Glasgow; J. Sutherland, Edinburgh; and J. McClery, Dublin. 1809. A view of H.M.S. Lichfield as it ran aground at around 30th November 1758 on the Barbary Coast during a squall. 220 of the 350 crew managed to reach the shore, but were held as slaves for 18 months until ransomed with other Europeans for 170,000 dollars in April 1760. With the original 28 page chapbook and title page, describing the event. Thomas Tegg published forty chapbooks between 1805 and 1809, which relate narratives of shipwreck and captivity occurring between 1678 and 1809.
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Wreck of the Crescent Frigate.
Wreck of the Crescent Frigate.
London, Pub by T.Tegg, April 8 1809.
Aquatint. With original corresponding letterpress chapbook. Sheet size: 185 x 265mm (7¼ x 10¼"). Trimmed inside platemark. Folds as published. Remains of binding distressed.
Plate 31 from 'The Mariner's Marvellous Magazine, or Wonders of the Ocean; Containing the Most Remarkable Adventures and Relations of Mariners in Various Parts of the Globe. In Four Volumes, Embelished with Forty Engravings', published by Thomas Tegg, 111, Cheapside, J. and A. Duncan, Glasgow; J. Sutherland, Edinburgh; and J. McClery, Dublin. 1809. In 1795, Crescent was part of a squadron commanded by George Elphinstone, that forced the surrender of a Batavian squadron at the Battle of Saldanha Bay. After serving in the West Indies, she returned to home waters and was wrecked off the coast of Jutland on 6 December 1808. With the original 28 page chapbook and title page. Thomas Tegg published forty chapbooks between 1805 and 1809, which relate narratives of shipwreck and captivity occurring between 1678 and 1809.
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Wreck of the Sceptre, 64 Guns, in a tremendous Hurricane. Cape of Good Hope.
Wreck of the Sceptre, 64 Guns, in a tremendous Hurricane. Cape of Good Hope.
[London, Pub. by T.Tegg. 1809.]
Aquatint. With original corresponding letterpress chapbook. Sheet size: 185 x 265mm (7¼ x 10¼"). Trimmed inside platemark. Folds as published. Remains of binding distressed.
Plate 32 from 'The Mariner's Marvellous Magazine, or Wonders of the Ocean; Containing the Most Remarkable Adventures and Relations of Mariners in Various Parts of the Globe. In Four Volumes, Embelished with Forty Engravings', published by Thomas Tegg, 111, Cheapside, J. and A. Duncan, Glasgow; J. Sutherland, Edinburgh; and J. McClery, Dublin. 1809. While under the command of Captain Edwards, Sceptre was caught at anchor in a storm on 5 November 1799 along with seven other ships in Table Bay, near the Cape of Good Hope. The ship was battered to pieces, and approximately 349 seamen and marines were killed or drowned. One officer, two midshipmen, 47 seamen and one marine were saved from the wreck, but nine of these died on the beach. With the original 28 page chapbook and title page, describing the event. Thomas Tegg published forty chapbooks between 1805 and 1809, which relate narratives of shipwreck and captivity occurring between 1678 and 1809.
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Loss of the Wager, Man of War, on Wager Island, near Mount Misery.
Loss of the Wager, Man of War, on Wager Island, near Mount Misery.
London, Pub. by T. Tegg. April 29 - 1809.
Aquatint. With original corresponding letterpress chapbook. Sheet size: 185 x 265mm (7¼ x 10¼"). Trimmed inside platemark. Folds as published. Remains of binding distressed.
A plate from 'The Mariner's Marvellous Magazine, or Wonders of the Ocean; Containing the Most Remarkable Adventures and Relations of Mariners in Various Parts of the Globe. In Four Volumes, Embelished with Forty Engravings', published by Thomas Tegg, 111, Cheapside, J. and A. Duncan, Glasgow; J. Sutherland, Edinburgh; and J. McClery, Dublin. 1809. The Wager was part of the fleet of George Anson which had been despatched to raid Spanish ports on the west coast of South America. Separated from the fleet in fog off Patagonia, he rounded Cape Horn and ran aground in the Guayaneco Archipel, to the south of the Golfo de Penas on the southern Chilean coast. With the original 28 page chapbook and title page, describing the event. Thomas Tegg published forty chapbooks between 1805 and 1809, which relate narratives of shipwreck and captivity occurring between 1678 and 1809.
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Wreck of the Phoenix Frigate. Capt. Sir Hyde Parker, in a hurricane off Cuba.
London, Pub. by T. Tegg. April 22 - 1809.
Aquatint. With original corresponding letterpress chapbook. Sheet size: 185 x 265mm (7¼ x 10¼"). Trimmed inside platemark. Folds as published. Remains of binding distressed.
A plate from 'The Mariner's Marvellous Magazine, or Wonders of the Ocean; Containing the Most Remarkable Adventures and Relations of Mariners in Various Parts of the Globe. In Four Volumes, Embelished with Forty Engravings', published by Thomas Tegg, 111, Cheapside, J. and A. Duncan, Glasgow; J. Sutherland, Edinburgh; and J. McClery, Dublin. 1809. The Phoenix was one of the thirteen ships of the Royal Navy lost in a terrible hurricane about October 1, 1780. Most of the crew, about 250, were rescued by small ships from Jamaica after Archer had sailed a ship's boat to Montego Bay. Most of the other ships lost had no survivors. With the original 28 page chapbook and title page, describing the event, from an account of Lieutenant Archer, in a letter to his mother. Thomas Tegg published forty chapbooks between 1805 and 1809, which relate narratives of shipwreck and captivity occurring between 1678 and 1809.
[Ref: 37423]   £360.00  

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Wreck of the Cumberland Packet on the Island of Antigua, in a dreadful Hurricane.
Wreck of the Cumberland Packet on the Island of Antigua, in a dreadful Hurricane.
[London, Pub. by T. Tegg. 1809.]
Aquatint. With original corresponding letterpress chapbook. Sheet size: 185 x 265mm (7¼ x 10¼"). Trimmed inside platemark. Folds as published. Remains of binding distressed.
Plate 33 from 'The Mariner's Marvellous Magazine, or Wonders of the Ocean; Containing the Most Remarkable Adventures and Relations of Mariners in Various Parts of the Globe. In Four Volumes, Embelished with Forty Engravings', published by Thomas Tegg, 111, Cheapside, J. and A. Duncan, Glasgow; J. Sutherland, Edinburgh; and J. McClery, Dublin. 1809. The Cumberland, anchored off Antigua September 3, 1804, was caught in a very severe storm and dragged her anchors. When she struck the next day all thirty one people on board were saved on ropes strung from the ship to rock on the shore. With the original 28 page chapbook and title page, describing the event. Thomas Tegg published forty chapbooks between 1805 and 1809, which relate narratives of shipwreck and captivity occurring between 1678 and 1809.
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Wreck of the Hercules East Indiaman, on the coast of Caffraria.
Wreck of the Hercules East Indiaman, on the coast of Caffraria.
London. Pub. by T. Tegg, April 1 - 1809.
Aquatint. With original corresponding letterpress chapbook. Sheet size: 185 x 265mm (7¼ x 10¼"). Trimmed inside platemark. Folds as published. Remains of binding distressed.
Plate 30 from 'The Mariner's Marvellous Magazine, or Wonders of the Ocean; Containing the Most Remarkable Adventures and Relations of Mariners in Various Parts of the Globe. In Four Volumes, Embelished with Forty Engravings', published by Thomas Tegg, 111, Cheapside, J. and A. Duncan, Glasgow; J. Sutherland, Edinburgh; and J. McClery, Dublin. 1809. A scene depicting the loss of the American ship Hercules, on the coast of Caffraria, June 16, 1796. With the original 28 page chapbook and title page, describing the event. Thomas Tegg published forty chapbooks between 1805 and 1809, which relate narratives of shipwreck and captivity occurring between 1678 and 1809.
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John Bull Reading the Extraordinary Red Book.
John Bull Reading the Extraordinary Red Book.
[William Elmes.]
By Th.s Tegge - 111 Cheapside. [n.d., c.1819.]
Colouired etching. 250 x 355mm (9¾ x 14"), watermarked 1819 large margins.
John Bull reads 'Extraordinary Red Book: A List of All Places, Pensions, Sinecures, &c. with the Various Salaries and Emoluments Arising Therefrom', written by 'A Commoner', an early version of the Civil List. He expresses outrage at the payments to governmental figures including Castlereagh, Bathurst and Eldon, totalling just under half-a-million pounds. The third edition of the book was published in 1819.
BM Satires 12781, dating c.1816.
[Ref: 50699]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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A Seventy-Four Gun Ship Close-Haul'd with a Stiff Breeze.
A Seventy-Four Gun Ship Close-Haul'd with a Stiff Breeze.
Designed & Engraved by W. Elmes.
Published Septr. 14th. 1795, by John Fairburn, No.146, Minories, London.
Etching and aquatint, rare, image 145 x 215mm. 5¾ x 8½". Trimmed to plate.
Fine depiction of a three-masted British warship under sail.
NMM PAD6041.
[Ref: 23467]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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