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Female Musican.
Female Musican.
A. Freschi sculpsit.
[London: John Stockdale, 1812.]
Stipple and line engraving, with original hand colour. Sheet 175 x 100mm (7 x 4"). Trimmed, laid on album paper, old ink mss. plate number at top.
A woman with gongs on a framework. From Jean Baptiste Joseph Breton De La Martinière's four-volume ''China: Its Costume, Arts, Manufactures, &c. Edited Principally from the Originals in the Cabinet of the late M. Bertin: With Observations Explanatory, Historical, and Literary''.
Abbey Travel 536.
[Ref: 53252]   £45.00   (£54.00 incl.VAT)
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[Fiddler.]
[Fiddler.]
D. Deuchar f.
[n.d., c.1803.]
Etching. 210 x 140mm (8¼ x 5½"), with wide margins.
A plate from 'A Collection of Etchings after the Most Eminent Masters of the Dutch and Flemish Schools'. David Deuchar (1743-1808), goldsmith and amateur etcher, in Edinburgh. c.1765 he and Alexander Deuchar were appointed Seal-Engravers to the Prince of Wales.
[Ref: 53255]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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Field Excercise.
Field Excercise. Stop! Stop! for goodness sake stop, _ Who'd have thought you'd have wheel'd around in this manner.
Sly Dick.
[n.d., c.1840.]
Etching. Sheet 155 x 255mm (6 x 10"). Spotting and soiling.
An obese citizen is caught between two ranks of soldiers with bayonets fitted and attempts to run the lines.
[Ref: 53434]   £45.00   (£54.00 incl.VAT)
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[Augusta Fuchs] Quadrilles. From Auber's Celebrated Opera, Le Dieu et la Bayadére._
[Augusta Fuchs] Quadrilles. From Auber's Celebrated Opera, Le Dieu et la Bayadére._ Respectfully dedicated to Mad.lle Augusta, by S.M.
N. Currier's Lith. N.Y.
New York. Published by James L. Hewitt & Co, 239 Broadway. [n.d., c.1840.]
Rare lithograph. Sheet 340 x 255mm (13½ x 10"). With music-seller's ink stamp, mount burn.
A music cover with a portrait of Mademoiselle Augusta (Caroline Augusta Josephine Thérèse Fuchs, 1806-1901) en pointe. Born in France, she debuted in London in 1833, toured America with great success, starring in 'Le Dieu et la Bayadére' in 1836, 'La Sylphide' in 1838 and 'Giselle' in 1858. On her marriage she became Comtesse de Saint-James and died at the age of 95.
[Ref: 53233]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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[George IV as Prince Regent.]
[George IV as Prince Regent.] Dedicated by Permission to His Majesty Frederick William King of Prussia, by His Majesty's most Grateful & most Devoted Humble Serv.t H.D. Thielcke.
Published August 12th 1814, by H.D. Thielcke, Queens House.
Stipple with etching, early state. 250 x 205mm (9¾ x 8"). With small margins.
Medallion portrait of the Prince Regent, wearing a laurel crown, within a border of laurel and oak, topped by a crown. An early state, before the addition of the text ''Georgius Princeps Waliae Patriam Pro Patre Regens'' arched in the corona.
See BM 1870,1008.2590 for the later state.
[Ref: 53306]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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[Bare-breasted woman playing a guitar with her lover.]
[Bare-breasted woman playing a guitar with her lover.]
D. Deuchar f.
[n.d., c.1803.]
Etching. 115 x 105mm (4½ x 4¼"), with wide margins.
A plate from 'A Collection of Etchings after the Most Eminent Masters of the Dutch and Flemish Schools'. David Deuchar (1743-1808), goldsmith and amateur etcher, in Edinburgh. c.1765 he and Alexander Deuchar were appointed Seal-Engravers to the Prince of Wales.
[Ref: 53256]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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The Professor of Hong Kong.
The Professor of Hong Kong.
T.E.T 1886.
Ink and watercolour. Circular, 80mm (3¼"). Time stained.
A dishevelled cello player.
[Ref: 53253]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Two horses.]
[Two horses.]
H. Bernard Chalon Del [1804].
Lithograph. Sheet 230 x 320mm (9 x 12½"). Trimmed to printed border, date obscured in inking.
A very early lithograph, by Henry Bernard Chalon (1771 - 1849), animal painter, especially of horses, and son of Jan Chalon. In 1793 he married Sarah Ward, sister of the painters William and James Ward.
Man 32. See 8018.
[Ref: 53300]   £450.00  
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How happy could I be with either!
How happy could I be with either!
London, Pub.d by S. & J. Fuller, Temple of Fancy, 34 Rathbone Place. [n.d., c. 1830.]
Coloured etching. 140 x 190mm (5½ x 7½"). Some creasing, damage to margins, laid on album paper. Small margins.
A man with a woman on either arm, all slightly grotesque.
[Ref: 53261]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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No 5. Italian Still Life.
No 5. Italian Still Life.
Publish'd by H. Lacey, 59 Oxford St London, Jan.y 1830.
Scarce aquatint with very fine hand colour. Sheet 165 x 205mm (6½ x 8"). Trimmed to image on three sides, into plate at bottom.
A table with a coffee cup, spoon, jar of cherries, bowl of plums, wine bottle and potted bush.
[Ref: 53273]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Rev.d William Jacobson, M.A.
Rev.d William Jacobson, M.A. ''Vice Principal of Magdalen Hall, Oxford.''
E.U. Eddis, del.t. 1839. J. Graf Printer to Her Majesty.
[c.1839.]
Tinted lithograph. Sheet 280 x 190mm (11 x 7½"). Laid on album paper at corners.
William Jacobson (1803-84), made Vice Principal of Magdalen in 1832, before becoming Regius Professor of Divinity at Oxford University (18481865) and Bishop of Chester (18651884).
[Ref: 53312]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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[Destruction of Jerusalem] Mentre Gioseffo Flavio, esortava li suoi Concittadini ad arendersi a Tito...
[Destruction of Jerusalem] Mentre Gioseffo Flavio, esortava li suoi Concittadini ad arendersi a Tito...
Pinelli inv e inc.
Roma 1823.
Etching. 310 x 420mm (12¼ x 16½"), with wide margins.
Josephus Flavius exhorts the Jews to surrender to Tito. Titus Flavius Josephus (AD 37-c.100), the Romano-Jewish historian, served at the siege of Jerusalem in AD 70 as an interpreter, becoming a friend and advisor to the General Titus, later Emperor of Rome. His account, 'The Jewish War' (c. 75), is the main narrative of the period. By Bartolomeo Pinelli (1781-1835).
[Ref: 53278]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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[Destruction of Jerusalem] Nella distruzione di Gerusalemme una Madrew Ebrea uccide ill proprio figlio la latte...
[Destruction of Jerusalem] Nella distruzione di Gerusalemme una Madrew Ebrea uccide ill proprio figlio la latte...
Pinelli inv e inc.
Roma 1823.
Etching. 310 x 420mm (12¼ x 16½"), with wide margins.
During the destruction of Jerusalem a Jewish mother kills her baby to show defiance to the legionaries, who recoil in horror. Titus Flavius Josephus (AD 37-c.100), the Romano-Jewish historian, served at the siege of Jerusalem in AD 70 as an interpreter, becoming a friend and advisor to the General Titus, later Emperor of Rome. His account, 'The Jewish War' (c. 75), is the main narrative of the period. By Bartolomeo Pinelli (1781-1835).
[Ref: 53279]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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[Destruction of Jerusalem] Distruzione di Tempio di Gerusalemme.
[Destruction of Jerusalem] Distruzione di Tempio di Gerusalemme. Storia delli Imperatori.
Pinelli inv e inc.
Roma 1823.
Etching. 310 x 420mm (12¼ x 16½"), with wide margins. Extensive tear.
During the destruction of Jerusalem the legionaries burst into Herod's Temple, slaughtering everyone inside. Titus Flavius Josephus (AD 37-c.100), the Romano-Jewish historian, served at the siege of Jerusalem in AD 70 as an interpreter, becoming a friend and advisor to the General Titus, later Emperor of Rome. His account, 'The Jewish War' (c. 75), is the main narrative of the period. By Bartolomeo Pinelli (1781-1835).
[Ref: 53280]   £35.00   (£42.00 incl.VAT)
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[Jerusalem Delivered] A Moon Light Scene of a Forest where Ismen the Magician is sacrificing to Demons and invoking them to rise.
[Jerusalem Delivered] A Moon Light Scene of a Forest where Ismen the Magician is sacrificing to Demons and invoking them to rise. Plate 1st. Page 393. To the right honourable Lord Visc.t Charlemont this plate is inscribed by his Lordship's most obliged humble Servant. Eliz.th Jane Collins.
J. Collins Pinx.t from Tasso's Jerusalem deliver'd. J. Wood Sculp.t.
[Published by Elizabeth Jane Collins, first published c.1763 but later.]
Etching. Sheet 460 x 540mm (18 x 21¼"). Trimmed to plate, a few nicks, small stains, dedication weakly inked on left. Slight staining.
The Muslim sorcerer Ismen casts a spell to protect the forest with enchantments to stop the Crusaders cutting wood for engines for the siege of Jerusalem. It is the first of a set of six prints based on John Collins' stage sets for a performance of Torquato Tasso's 'Jerusalem Delivered' at the Royal Theatre in the Tuileries in Paris in 1754. Tasso's epic poem, first published 1581, tells the story of the First Crusade mixed with heroic myth featuring magic and monsters, based on the styles of Homer and Virgil. John Collins (c.1725-58/9) was a London-born set designer who had studied in Italy. This series was published by his widow.
See Ref: 9494 for complete set.
[Ref: 53228]   £280.00  
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[Jerusalem Delivered] The Forest as Enchanted, where Alcast General of Swiss is stopp'd by a firy Castle, defended by Daemons.
[Jerusalem Delivered] The Forest as Enchanted, where Alcast General of Swiss is stopp'd by a firy Castle, defended by Daemons. Plate 4. Page 400. To the most Noble Peregrine Bertie, Duke of Ancaster & Kesteven, Lord Lord great Chamberlain of England &c, &c., This Plate is most humbly Inscrib'd by his Grace's most Devoted and Obedient Serv.t Eliz.th Jane Collins.
J. Collins Pinx.t from Tasso's Jerusalem deliver'd. P. Sandby & E. Rooker sculp.
[Published by Elizabeth Jane Collins, c.1763.]
Etching. Sheet 460 x 545mm (18 x 21¾"). Trimmed to plate, a few nicks, small stains, dedication weakly inked on left.
A knight walks through a forest during the siege of Jerusalem and is confronted by a castle surrounded by fire-breathing demons and dragons. From a set of six prints based on John Collins' stage sets for a performance of Torquato Tasso's 'Jerusalem Delivered' at the Royal Theatre in the Tuileries in Paris in 1754. Tasso's epic poem, first published 1581, tells the story of the First Crusade mixed with heroic myth featuring magic and monsters, based on the styles of Homer and Virgil. John Collins (c.1725-58/9) was a London-born set designer who had studied in Italy. This series was published by his widow.
See Ref: 9494 for complete set.
[Ref: 53229]   £380.00  
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Kanguroo d'Aroé, jeune mâle. (Nouvelle Guinea.)
Kanguroo d'Aroé, jeune mâle. (Nouvelle Guinea.) Voyage de la l'Astrolabe. - Zoologie. Manniféres. - Pl 20.
J.G. Prêtre pinx. Massard Sc.
J. Tastu édit. [Paris, n.d., 1830-35.]
Engraving. 270 x 390mm (10½ x 15¼"), with very large margins. Paper toning around the edges.
A small kangaroo from Aroa, New Guinea. From 'Voyage de la Corvette l'Astrolabe', the account of Jules Dumont D'Urville's important expedition to the South Seas between 1826 and 1829.
[Ref: 53429]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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Lord Viscount Kepple.
Lord Viscount Kepple.
Cerachi [Giuseppe Ceracchi] scul: in Marble. Mercuard [Robert Samuel Marcuard] Pupil to Mr. Bartolozzi sculp.
Pub,,d as the Act directs May 1. 1782 by A. Torre No. 44 Market Lane.
Stipple, printed in sanguine. 190 x 130mm (7½ x 5¼"). Trimmed within plate on right.
Admiral Augustus Keppel (1725-86), 1st Viscount Keppel, served in the British Royal Navy during the Seven Years' War and the War of American Independence. During the final years of the latter conflict he served as First Lord of the Admiralty.
[Ref: 53313]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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The Taking of ye City of Cotchin in Mallabar.
The Taking of ye City of Cotchin in Mallabar.
C. Decker fc. [after Johan Nieuhoff.]
[London: Awnsham and John Churchill, c.1703.]
Etching with engraving, late 17th century watermark. 280 x 355mm (11 x 13¾"), with wide margins. Orignal folds
The Dutch capture of Kochi (Cochin) from the Portuguese in 1663 with several large warships firing toward the town. The plate was engraved by Dutchman Coenraet Decker (c.1650-85), a pupil of Romeyn de Hooghe, as an illustration of Johann Nieuhoff's Travels, 1682. This version, with an English title, was first published in 1703 but was reissued up to 1745.
[Ref: 53369]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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The Land's End. With the Longship's Lighthouse.
The Land's End. With the Longship's Lighthouse.
W. Walton lithog. Printed by C. Hullmandel.
Sketched and Published by J. Tonkin, Penzance, 1841.
Very rare lithograph, with hand colour. Sheet 230 x 295mm (9 x 11¾"), with large margins. Paper toned.
A view of Land's End from the north.
Not in Abbey.
[Ref: 53407]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)

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Chûte du Staubbach prise à l'entrée du village de Lauterbrunne.
Chûte du Staubbach prise à l'entrée du village de Lauterbrunne.
Dessiné par G. Lory fils. Gravé par J. Hurlimann.
[n.d., c.1820.]
Aquatint and etching with fine hand colouring. Sheet 230 x 320mm (9 x 12½"). Trimmed within plate.
A landscape view of the Fall of Staubbach taken at the entrance of the village of Lauterbrunne, Switzerland. A country road on the valley floor with houses alongside and women fetching water from a pump to the left. Cows are being herded up the road in the foreground with a waterfall and snowy peak in the background. After painter, etcher and watercolourist Gabriel Lory (1784-1846).
[Ref: 53262]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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Tom, Jerry, Logic, and the ''uncommonly big gentleman'' among the ''Shew Folks'' at Bartholomew Fair.
Tom, Jerry, Logic, and the ''uncommonly big gentleman'' among the ''Shew Folks'' at Bartholomew Fair. One man in his time plays many parts.
Drawn & Eng.d by R. Cruikshank.
Published by Geo. Virtue Oct. 1 1828, Ivy Lane, Paternoster Row.
Hand-coloured aquatint. Sheet 145 x 240mm (5¾ x 9½"). Some surface dirt in the margins.
The trio attend a Shakespearean-style play with a ghost, presented in a tent theatre. From Pierce Egan's "Life in London; or, the Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq. and his elegant friend Corinthian Tom, accompanied by Bob Logic, the Oxonian, in their rambles and sprees through the metropolis".
[Ref: 53378]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Tom, Jerry and Logic, in character at the Grand Carnival.
Tom, Jerry and Logic, in character at the Grand Carnival.
Drawn & Eng.d by I.R. & G. Cruikshank.
Pub.d by Sherwood, Neely & Jones, March 1, 1821.
Hand-coloured aquatint with etching, pt watermark 1817. Sheet 140 x 225mm (5½ x 9"). Creasing through publishers' inscription.
Costumed revellers and masqueraders dancing and merry-making, with an acrobat on a tightrope. Bottom right Tom seduces a woman dressed as a nun while Jerry, dressed as a monk, talks to Logic. From Pierce Egan's "Life in London; or, the Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq. and his elegant friend Corinthian Tom, accompanied by Bob Logic, the Oxonian, in their rambles and sprees through the metropolis".
[Ref: 53381]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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The Light of Other Days.
The Light of Other Days.
W. Clark lith. 202 High Holborn.
Published by F. Glover, Water Lane, Fleet St. [n.d., c.1835.]
Lithograph. Sheet 265 x 200mm (10½ x 8") Slight soiling, small tear in edge.
A woman in a fancy-dress costume mixing medieval-revival with an early Victorian bustle, standing on a terrace. Behind a guitar leans against the balestrade.
[Ref: 53240]   £45.00   (£54.00 incl.VAT)
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Dr. Martin Luther...
Dr. Martin Luther...
Copenhagen, zu finden bey Joh. Rud. Thiele, in der grossen Helligengeiststrasse. [n.d., c.1800.]
Rare broadside with a coloured woodcut, laid on album sheet. 300 x 185mm (11¾ x 7¼"). Trimmed to printed border of woodcut, some staining.
A full-length portrait of Martin Luther (1483-1546), standing in a library, book in hand. Behind him stands a swan, often used as a symbol for Luther because of a prophesy by John Hus, the Bohemian philosopher. About to be burned at the stake in 1415, Hus said ''You are now going to burn a goose ['Hus' in the Bohemian language], but in a century you will have a swan which you can neither roast nor boil''. 102 years later Luther published his 'Ninety-five Theses', so forever became linked with a swan. Published by Johan Rudolph Thiele (1736-1815), publisher in Helliggejststræde (now Valkendorfsgade).
[Ref: 53271]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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[Virgin Mary holding the infant Jesus] This Plate is Inscribed to John Gideon Loten, Esq.r late Governor of Ceylon
[Virgin Mary holding the infant Jesus] This Plate is Inscribed to John Gideon Loten, Esq.r late Governor of Ceylon by his most devoted humble Servant Francis Bartolozzi.
F. Bartolozzi invent et sculp. 1775.
Published'd according to Act of Parl.t 12th Jen.y 1775.
Stipple and etching, printed in sanguine. 195 x 165mm (7¾ x 6½") with very wide margins.
Johan Gideon Loten (1710-89) was Dutch East India Company's Governor of Zeylan, taking the opportunity to collect natural history specimens. Soon after he returned to Europe in 1758 he moved to London, where he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1760. He donated watercolours, stuffed birds and mineral stones to the newly-founded British Museum and allowed Thomas Pennant and George Edward access to his personal collection, which they described in their books. However, after the outbreak of the Fourth Anglo-Dutch War in 1780 Loten decided to return to Utrecht.
[Ref: 53317]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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[Map of Matrimony]
[Map of Matrimony]
[n.d., c.1850.
Coloured inks, 140 x 85mm (5½ x 3¼) within perforated border on scrap sheet.
A manuscript 'map of matrimony', with the Gulf of Matrimony, Cape Scandal and Land of Spinsters.
[Ref: 53270]   £145.00  
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Matchless Clarinda set by Mr Handel.
Matchless Clarinda set by Mr Handel. P.68.
[London: J. Newbery, 1745.]
Engraved music sheet. 210 x 155mm (8¼ x 6"), with large margins. Repaired tear bottom left margin.
The music for Handel's 'Matchless Clarinda', written c.1725 (HWV 228-20). From Thomas Arne's 'Universal harmony, or, the gentlemen & ladies social companion : consisting of a great variety of the best & most favourite English & Scots songs, cantatas &c &c. With a curious design by way of headpiece expressive of the sense of each particular song'.
[Ref: 53389]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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Les Métamorphoses du Jour No 25. [Dancing Lesson.]
Les Métamorphoses du Jour No 25. [Dancing Lesson.]
J. Granville. Lith le Langlumé.
chez Bulla Rue St. Jacques No.38 et chez Martinet rue du Coq [n.d., 1829-30].
Coloured lithograph. Printed area 170 x 210mm (6¾ x 8¼"). Some spotting.
A stag dancing master with a violin gives lessons to a pair of dogs and two huge female grasshoppers, all in human clothes. 'Les Métamorphoses du Jour' was so successful that, before the series was completed, Bulla and Martinet decided to publish an edition titled in both French and English.
[Ref: 53377]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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[Michael the Brave, mis-identified as] Giorgio Stefano Principe di  Moldavia.
[Michael the Brave, mis-identified as] Giorgio Stefano Principe di Moldavia.
J.A. Böner sc.
[n.d., c.1700.]
Engraving. Sheet 240 x 160mm (9½ x 6¼"). Trimmed to plate., some staining. Slight loss in top right margin.
Michael the Brave (Mihai Viteazu, c.1558-1601), one of Romania's greatest national heroes. As Prince of Wallachia (15931601), Prince of Moldavia (1600) and de facto ruler of Transylvania (15991600), he was the first to rule over all principalities inhabited by Romanians. He was assassinated by an ally under the orders of Habsburg Emperor Rudolph II. The portrait is mis-identified as Gheorghe ?tefan, Prince of Moldavia (d.1668).
[Ref: 53409]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Mountebank,
Mountebank,
W. Milton sculpsit.
[London: John Stockdale, 1812.]
Stipple and line engraving, with original hand colour. Sheet 100 x 175mm (4 x 7"). Trimmed, laid on album paper.
A Chinese seller of fake medicines, from Jean Baptiste Joseph Breton De La Martinière's four-volume ''China: Its Costume, Arts, Manufactures, &c. Edited Principally from the Originals in the Cabinet of the late M. Bertin: With Observations Explanatory, Historical, and Literary''.
Abbey Travel 536.
[Ref: 53243]   £45.00   (£54.00 incl.VAT)
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Musical Instruments.
Musical Instruments.
A. Freschi sculpsit.
[London: John Stockdale, 1812.]
Stipple and line engraving, with original hand colour. Sheet 100 x 175mm (4 x 7"). Trimmed, laid on album paper.
Musical instruments including a fish drum, from Jean Baptiste Joseph Breton De La Martinière's four-volume ''China: Its Costume, Arts, Manufactures, &c. Edited Principally from the Originals in the Cabinet of the late M. Bertin: With Observations Explanatory, Historical, and Literary''.
Abbey Travel 536.
[Ref: 53250]   £45.00   (£54.00 incl.VAT)
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Musical Instruments.
Musical Instruments.
A. Freschi sculpsit.
[London: John Stockdale, 1812.]
Stipple and line engraving, with original hand colour. Sheet 100 x 175mm (4 x 7"). Trimmed, laid on album paper, old ink mss. plate number at side.
Including drums and stringed instruments. From Jean Baptiste Joseph Breton De La Martinière's four-volume ''China: Its Costume, Arts, Manufactures, &c. Edited Principally from the Originals in the Cabinet of the late M. Bertin: With Observations Explanatory, Historical, and Literary''.
Abbey Travel 536.
[Ref: 53242]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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Illustrations to Knickerbocker's History Of New York.
Illustrations to Knickerbocker's History Of New York.
Drawn and Eng.d by Steeden [on plates].
London Published June 21st 1830, by T. Palser, 67 Fleet Street.
Rare set of aquatints with original colour, title and nine plates. Sheets c. 150 x 225mm (6 x 8¾"). Some staining, glue marks from scrap album.
Washington Irving's first novel, 'A History of New-York from the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty, by Diedrich Knickerbocker' (1809), was a satire of the Dutch colonists in New York of the early 17th century, published as a true history. Amongst those depicted in these later illustrations are Governor Stuiveysant, van Corlear, van Zant, Hardenbrock, Ten Broeken, van Courtland and van Twiller.
We are unable to find any reference to this book.
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The Note of Admiration.
The Note of Admiration. Star, No. 2.
Gunthorp, del. Alvey, lith, London Road.
[n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph. Sheet 265 x 205mm (10½ x 8"). Damp stains.
A young girl with ringlets stands on a pouffe to reach the keys of a piano.
[Ref: 53239]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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Ce qu'on dit et ce qu'on pense. Je donnerais trois operas pour avoir fait votre romance.
Ce qu'on dit et ce qu'on pense. Je donnerais trois operas pour avoir fait votre romance. [What we say and what we think. I would give three operas to have written your romance.]
Lith de Gihaut Frères.
chez Gihaut Frères éditeurs [n.d., c.1830].
Fine coloured lithograph. Printed area 180 x 150mm (7 x 6") with wide margins.
Two man stand talking in a music room with instruments.
[Ref: 53397]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[An organ caprice.]
[An organ caprice.]
[n.d., c.1780.]
Fine etching, scarce. 220 x 270mm (8¾ x 10½"). Folds, as issued.
A frame-like design based on a pipe organ, with the keyboard and music sheets at the bottom, with the pipes projecting upwards, with a lintel at top with garlands and more music. The centre is blank. Probably published as a frontispiece.
[Ref: 53382]   £320.00  
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Library of All Souls College.
Library of All Souls College.
A. Pugin del.t. J. Bluck sculp.t.
London Pub.d 1 June 1814 at 101 Strand for R. Ackermann's History of Oxford.
Fine coloured aquatint. 250 x 300mm (9¾ x 11¾"), with wide margins.
The interior of The Codrington Library, designed by Nicholas Hawksmoor, with the statue of Christopher Codrington (1668-1710), a fellow of the college who endowed the library with books and money earned from his sugar plantation in the West Indies.
[Ref: 53442]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Bachelor of Laws.
Bachelor of Laws.
T. Uwins del.t. J. Agar sculp.t.
London Pub.d Sept.r 1 1815 at 101 Strand for R. Ackermann's History of Oxford.
Fine coloured etching. 300 x 250mm (11¾ x 9¾"), large margins on 3 sides.
Portrait of an Oxford scholar in his robes and mortar board.
[Ref: 53448]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Bodleian Library.
Bodleian Library.
A. Pugin del.t. J.C. Stadler sculp.t.
London Pub March 1 1814 at 101 Strand for R. Ackermann's History of Oxford.
Coloured aquatint. 250 x 300mm (9¾ x 11¾"), with wide margins.
The interior of Duke Humfrey's Library, the oldest reading room of the Bodleian. It was named after Humphrey of Lancaster (1390-1447), Duke of Gloucester, the youngest son of Henry IV and brother of Henry V. On his death he bequeathed the university 281 books, increasing their library more than tenfold.
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Brasen-Nose College & Radcliffe Library.
Brasen-Nose College & Radcliffe Library.
A. Pugin Del.t. J. Bluck sculp.t.
London Pub.d Feb.y 1 1814 at 101 Strand for R. Ackermann's History of Oxford.
Fine coloured aquatint. 300 x 250mm (11¾ x 9¾"), on paper watermarked 'J Whatman 1811', with wide margins.
The quad of Brasenose College, looking at the gatehouse with the dome of Radcliffe Library behind.
[Ref: 53439]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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The Public Schools, & Part of Exeter College Library. From the Garden.
The Public Schools, & Part of Exeter College Library. From the Garden.
F. Nash del.t. J. Hill sculp.t.
London Pub.d Aug.t 1 1813 at 101 Strand for R. Ackermann's History of Oxford.
Coloured aquatint. 250 x 300mm (9¾ x 11¾") with wide margins.
[Ref: 53446]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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Master of Arts.
Master of Arts.
T. Uwins del.t. J. Agar sculp.t.
London Pub.d April 1 1815 at 101 Strand for R. Ackermann's History of Oxford.
Fine coloured etching. 300 x 250mm (11¾ x 9¾"), with wide margins on 3 sides.
Portrait of an Oxford scholar in his robes.
[Ref: 53447]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Oriel College.
Oriel College.
F. Nash del.t. F.C. Lewis sculp.t.
London Pub.d Dec.r 1 1813 at 101 Strand for R. Ackermann's History of Oxford.
Coloured aquatint. 250 x 300mm (9¾ x 11¾"), with wide margins.
A view of the East range of First Quad.
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St John's College, from the Garden.
St John's College, from the Garden.
F. Mackenzie del.t. J. Hill sculp.
London Pub.d Sept.r 1st 1813 at 101 Strand for R. Ackermann's History of Oxford.
Coloured aquatint. 250 x 300mm (9¾ x 11¾"), on paper watermarked 'J Whatman 1812', with wide margins.
[Ref: 53440]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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Trinity College Chapel.
Trinity College Chapel.
A. Pugin del.t. J. Bluck sculp.t.
London Pub.d Sept.r 1 1813 at 101 Strand for R. Ackermann's History of Oxford.
Coloured aquatint. 250 x 300mm (9¾ x 11¾"), with wide margins.
The exterior of the chapel from the quad.
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University & Queen's Colleges, High Street.
University & Queen's Colleges, High Street.
Pugin del.t. J. Hill sculp.t.
London Pub.d June 1 1813 at 101 Strand for R. Ackermann's History of Oxford.
Coloured aquatint. 250 x 300mm (9¾ x 11¾"), with wide margins.
A view looking east along Oxford's High Street.
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[Unidentified man.]
[Unidentified man.]
Pariset fec.t [after Pierre Etienne Falconet?].
[n.d., c.1770.]
Rare engraving, proof before title. 230 x 160mm (9 x 6¼"). Mounted in album paper.
Although the pencil mss. on the album paper, in two different hands, suggest the sitter is either Hugh Percy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, or Georges-Simon Harcourt, Viscount Nuneham, we have discounted these attributions. Neither the BM, NPG or Royal Academy have this portait in their collections of Pariset engravings.
[Ref: 53301]   £290.00   (£348.00 incl.VAT)
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Requirements of the Age; Annual List for 1858.
Requirements of the Age; Annual List for 1858.
The International Patent Office, 33, Essex Street, Strand, London.
Letterpress pamphlet, pp. 4. Folds.
A list of 100 suggestion for inventors, including: '1. Efficient and economical methods of effecting Agricultural Operations by Steam'; '20. A Method of simultaneously Lighting Street Lamps by Electricity, or otherwise'; and the eternal quest, '53 A Motor working without fuel...'.
[Ref: 53268]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Pise. Vue de Baptistère et du Dôme.
Pise. Vue de Baptistère et du Dôme. Pisa. Veduta del Battistero e del Duomo.
Dessiné d'après nature et lith. par Deroy.
Imp. par Lemercier. [n.d., c. 1840.]
Lithograph with fine hand colour with gum arabic shine. Printed area 215 x 265mm (8½ x 10½"), with large margins.
A view of Pisa's Piazza del Duomo, with San Giovanni's Baptistery on the left, with the famous Torre di Pisa leaning into view from behind Pisa Cathedral.
[Ref: 53292]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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