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"Aviation." Louis Bleriot. (The First to Fly the Chanel.)
F.W.
Supplement to "The Throne and Country." August 7, 1909.
Chromolithograph, sheet 360 x 250mm (14¼ x 9¾"), large margins. Tears to edges, some creasing and surface dirt. Messy.
Full length portrait of Louis Charles Joseph Bleriot (1872 1936) French aviator, inventor and engineer. In 1909 he became world-famous for making the first airplane flight across the English Channel, winning the prize of £1,000 offered by the Daily Mail newspaper.
[Ref: 56967]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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The Harriet Schooner R.Y.C.
The Harriet Schooner R.Y.C. John Beardmore Esq.re.
F.W. Staines Esq.re del.t. Day & Haghe Lith.rs to the Queen.
[n.d., c.1840.]
A rare tinted lithograph. Sheet 380 x 560mm (15 x 22") with wide margins. Slight spotting.
The Harriet Schooner, launched 1836, shown in the Solent, with the Isle of Wight and the Needles on the left and Hurst Castle on the right.
[Ref: 52774]   £490.00  
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Mowing Away.
Mowing Away.
F.W.P. Tolman delt et imp.
[n.d. c.1890.]
Wood cut engraving. Limited edition: 3/25. 341 x 254mm. 13½ x 10".
A at the entrance leaving the barn; another farmer inside holding up a fork with hay.
[Ref: 20041]   £350.00  
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Paddy-Carr. Creek interpreteur.
Paddy-Carr. Creek interpreteur.
[F.W. Greenough]
Lith.d Col.d & Published by J.T. Bowen, Philada. [n.d. c.1838.]
Coloured lithograph. Sheet 228 x 146mm (9" x 5¾"). Stuck on scrap sheet. Crease above title area.
At the age of nineteen, Paddy Carr was principal interpreter for the Creek chiefs when they visited President John Quincy Adams in 1826 to protest bitterly the infamous Indian Springs treaty. The plate comes from the 'History of the Indian Tribes of North America Sketched of the Principal Chiefs'.
[Ref: 8902]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Carl Wenzel.
Carl Wenzel.
F.W. Herdt pinxit 1818. G. Bretzing Sc. Berlin.
[n.d. c.1820.]
Stipple. Plate 219 x 196mm. 8½ x 7¾".
Possibly Karl Wenzel Rodeckher von Rotteck (1775 -1840). In 1817 he was made President of the Museum Society of Freiburg.
[Ref: 12951]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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