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View of the Destruction of Both Houses of Parliament.
View of the Destruction of Both Houses of Parliament. October 16th 1834.
M. Joy & C. Simpson del.t. Printed by Graf and Soret.
London, Published by J. Dickinson, New Bond S.t.
Very fine and-coloured lithograph. Printed area: 260 x 315mm (10¼ x 12¼"), with large margins.
A view of the Houses of Parliament from the Thames, with attempts to stop the fire. On 16 October 1834, most of the Palace was destroyed by fire. Only Westminster Hall, the Jewel Tower, the crypt of St Stephen's Chapel and the cloisters survived.
[Ref: 58585]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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Surgere quæ rutilo spectas incendia coelo Ferdinandi succendit amor.
Surgere quæ rutilo spectas incendia coelo Ferdinandi succendit amor.
[Antwerp: Jan van Meurs, 1636.]
Scarce & fine etching, 17th century watermark. Sheet 320 x 430mm (12½ x 17"). Trimmed to image, repair top right corner.
A fireworks display held on January 28th 1635 in the town square of Ghent, including a monster head breathing fire. held to celebrate Cardinal-Infante Ferdinand of Austria (c.1610-41, brother of Philip IV of Spain) becoming Governor of the Spanish Netherlands. He watches from the balcony of the Saint Bavo Church. One of 42 plates in 'Serenissime Fernandi Cardinalis Infantis triumphalis introitus in Flandriae metropolim Gandauum'.
[Ref: 58261]   £360.00  
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Benjamin Franklin, L.L.D. F.R.S.
Benjamin Franklin, L.L.D. F.R.S.
T. Cook sc.
[n.d., c.1800.]
Etching. Sheet 170 x 105mm (6¾ x 4"). Trimmed within plate, faint crease.
Portrait of Benjamin Franklin, wearing fur cap and spectacles.
[Ref: 58550]   £85.00   (£102.00 incl.VAT)
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The Bitter Water of Friedrichshall by Dr Eisenmann.
The Bitter Water of Friedrichshall by Dr Eisenmann. Translated from the German by Dr Fr. D'Alquen.
Wurzburg. Typography of Michael Walz, 1856.
Pamphlet. 170 x 115mm (6¾ x 4½"), pp. 24.
A text promoting the drinking of mineral water.
[Ref: 58561]   £220.00  
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Garrick.
Garrick.
Holl sculp [after Robert Edge Pine].
[n.d., 1819.]
Stipple set in letterpress. Sheet 220 x 130mm (8¾ x 5¼").
An oval miniature portrait of the actor, published in the 'Biographical Magazine containing portraits and characters of eminent and ingenious persons'.
[Ref: 58654]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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[Memorial to George II.]
[Memorial to George II.]
S. Wale del. C. Grignion Sculp.
[n.d. c.1760.]
Engraving. Sheet 200 x 115mm (8 x 4½"). Trimmed within plate on three sides, to printed border at top, laid on album paper.
A group of allegorical figures around a column and an urn with the profile of George III. The new king George III stands among them, with an angel with his crown in the cloud over his head.
[Ref: 58653]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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[George III] The Reception in 1760. The Reception in 1770 in our next.
[George III] The Reception in 1760. The Reception in 1770 in our next.
[The Oxford magazine or, Universal Museum, 1770.]
Etching. 115 x 175mm (4½ x 7"). Narrow margins, mounted in album paper.
A satire of George III in his first year as king, being driven in the State Coach, mobbed by a welcoming crowd. The contrasting plate 'The Reception in 1770' (not present here), published in the next issue of the magazine, showed the coach moving through empty streets, with the coachman saying 'We are no longer plagued by the Acclamations of the People'.
BM Satires 4373.
[Ref: 58651]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Recovery of George III] This Ticket will Admit One of the Common Council of this City into the Cathedral Church of St Paul,
[Recovery of George III] This Ticket will Admit One of the Common Council of this City into the Cathedral Church of St Paul, on Thursday, the 23.d of April, 1789, to attend His Majesty on the Solemn Occasion of a Thanksgiving for the Happy Restoration of his Heath.
Cook Inv.t et sculp 1789.
Etched ticket. Sheet 195 x 225mm (7¾ x 9"). Trimmed within plate, creases & foxing.
Admission ticket for the thanksgiving ceremony given on the George III's recovery. A bust portrait of the king's profile sits above a border of laurel with various ornaments, with St Paul's in background and a woman holding the Rod of Asclepius.
[Ref: 58555]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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[George IV] A King-Fisher, and a Water-Wag-Tail.
[George IV] A King-Fisher, and a Water-Wag-Tail.
Pub.d Jul 13 1826 Fairburn, Broadway, Ludgate Hill.
Fine coloured etching. Sheet 235 x 350mm (9¼ x 13¾"). Trimmed into plate top and bottom, laid down on card.
A caricature of George IV fishing on Virginia Water, using his sceptre as a rod, watched by a kingfisher and a wagtail. On the end of his line is a frog, which is being netted by Lady Conyngham, his mistress. The king's right leg is bandaged.
Ex Collection of David Beazley.
[Ref: 58283]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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The Straites. Mouth of Gibralter.
The Straites. Mouth of Gibralter.
[London: Awnsham & John Churchill, 1732.]
Engraved map, 18th century watermark. 280 x 380mm (11 x 15"), very large margins. Trimmed within plate on left, original binding folds.
A map of the Strait of Gibraltar, marking from Cape Trafalgar to Gibraltar in Iberia and Tangier to Ceuta in Africa, with tide tables to aid passage. From 'Churchill's Collection of Voyages'.
[Ref: 58620]   £230.00  
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D. Christian Friedrich Glück.
D. Christian Friedrich Glück. geb. 1755.
[n.d., c.1800.]
Engraving. Sheet 135 x 90mm (5¼ x 3½"). Trimmed into plate top and bottom.
A profile portrait of Christian Friedrich von Glück (1755-1831), German jurist, the frontispiece to his 'Ausführliche Erläuterung der Pandecten nach Hellfeld ein Commentar'.
[Ref: 58256]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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The Sea Ingagement betwixt the Portuges and Dutch near Goa.
The Sea Ingagement betwixt the Portuges and Dutch near Goa.
[London: Awnsham & John Churchill, 1732.]
Engraving. 130 x 165mm (5 x 6½"), set in text, very large margins.
The Battle of Goa, January 1638. One of a series of battles which the Portugese won. From the account of Philips Baelde (or Father Philippus Baldaeus) of India and Sri Lanka, as published in 'Churchill's Collection of Voyages'.
[Ref: 58628]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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[Gobions] A perspective view of the Canal at Gubbins in Hertfordshire, a Seat of S.r Jeremy Sambrooke Bart.
[Gobions] A perspective view of the Canal at Gubbins in Hertfordshire, a Seat of S.r Jeremy Sambrooke Bart.
Chatelain delin.
[Publish'd according to Act of Parliament March 1746. & Sold by] John Tinney at the Golden Lion in Fleet Street, London.
Engraving, 18th century watermark. Sheet 280 x 460mm (11 x 18"). Trimmed to plate on three sides and into plate at bottom, losing part of publication line, damage in title repaired, bottom right corner replaced, folds flattened. Creasing.
A view of an ornamental lake surrounded by hedges and woodland, with a man fishing in the water watched by promenaders. The famous Pleasure Grounds at Gobions, in North Mymms, were created by Charles Bridgeman for Sir Jeremy Sambrooke, 5th Baronet (d.1754), with money earned in the East India Company by his ancestors. Daniel Defoe called Gobions 'one of the most remarkable curiosities in England'. Queen Caroline visited in 1732.
See Ref: 58260
[Ref: 58259]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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[Gobions] A perspective View of the Bowling Green &c. at Gubbins in Hertfordshire, a Seat of S.r Jeremy Sambrooke Bart.
[Gobions] A perspective View of the Bowling Green &c. at Gubbins in Hertfordshire, a Seat of S.r Jeremy Sambrooke Bart.
Chatelain delin.
[Publish'd according to Act of Parliament March 1746. & Sold by John Tinney at the Gol]den Lion in Fleet Street, London.
Engraving, 18th century watermark. Sheet 280 x 460mm (11 x 18"). Trimmed to plate on three sides and into plate at bottom, losing part of publication line, damage in title repaired, bottom right corner replaced, folds flattened, creasing.
A view of a bowling green surrounded by hedges and woodland, with a man fishing in the water watched by promenaders. The famous Pleasure Grounds at Gobions, in North Mymms, were created by Charles Bridgeman for Sir Jeremy Sambrooke, 5th Baronet (d.1754), with money earned in the East India Company by his ancestors. Daniel Defoe called Gobions 'one of the most remarkable curiosities in England'. Queen Caroline visited in 1732. One of the earliest images of bowls.
See Ref: 58259
[Ref: 58260]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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[Children gathered around a goldfish bowl.]
[Children gathered around a goldfish bowl.]
[n.d., c.1850.]
Rare lithograph with hand colour. Sheet 210 x 275mm (8¼ x 10¾"). Trimmed into image, creased, laid on card. Some marking.
[Ref: 58538]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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George Graham.
George Graham.
T. Hudson, pinx. J. Tookey, sculp.
[n.d., c.1810.]
Engraving. Sheet 150 x 110mm (5¾ x 4¼"). Trimmed within plate, laid on album paper.
Seated portrait of Quaker clockmaker George Graham (1695-1751), with the pendulum and weights of a clock behind. Born in Cumberland, he moved to London in 1688 to work for Thomas Tompion, eventually becoming his partner and marring his niece. He was a patron of John Harrison, loaning him £200 to start work on his H1 chronometer; he also presented him to the Board of Longitude and secured him further funding. Graham is buried in Westminster Abbey, in the same tomb as Tompion.
[Ref: 58548]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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[Great Western steamship]
[Great Western steamship]
[n.d., c.1837.]
Lithograph with hand colour. Sheet 145 x 220mm (5¾ x 8¾"). Laid on album paper.
The paddle steamship Great Western, launched 1837, shown with sails up but with smoke coming from its funnel.
[Ref: 58540]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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North Front Of The Chapel And Hall Of Greenwich Hospital.
North Front Of The Chapel And Hall Of Greenwich Hospital. Plate 81.
Published Sep.r 2.d 1799, by T. Malton.
Coloured aquatint, sheet 415 x 310mm (16¼ x 12¼"). Slight mount burn.
View with figures and dogs in the grounds of Greenwich Hospital, designed by Christopher Wren, and built between 1696 and 1712. The hospital closed in 1869. Between 1873 and 1998 it was the Royal Naval College, Greenwich. Plate to 'A Picturesque Tour Through the Cities of London and Westminster, illustrated With the most interesting Views, accurately delineated And executed in Aquatinta by Thomas Malton', 1792 - 1801. Thomas Malton (1748 - 1804) was an architectural watercolourist and teacher of Thomas Girtin and Joseph Mallord William Turner; also an aquatinter, notably after his own designs of London views. Numbered 'Plate 81' below title.
Abbey Scenery: 204, 81.
[Ref: 58333]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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In Acensione Domini. 259 [-260].
In Acensione Domini. 259 [-260].
[n.d., c.1600.]
2pp. letterpress, printed in black and red. Sheet 440 x 320mm (17¼ x 12½"). Tape stains in top edge.
A music sheet for Gregorian chants, including 'Pater, manifestavi nomen tuum'.
[Ref: 58589]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Admit One Person to the Dinner at Guildhall, on Friday Nov.r 9th 1821.
Admit One Person to the Dinner at Guildhall, on Friday Nov.r 9th 1821. The Right Hon.ble Christopher Mangay, Lord Mayor. John Garrett & William Venables Esq.rs Sheriffs.
Oliver sc. Bells Buildings, Salisbury Sq. Fleet St. & 23 Oxenden Street.
[1821]
Engraved ticket. Sheet 280 x 225mm (11 x 9"). Trimmed within plate, edges chipped, creases & stains.
A design of armorials, with a woman holding the Rod of Asclepius resting her hand on a cornucopia, with other symbols of prosperity around her, with ships behind. Christopher Magnay (17671826)[1], a City of London merchant, was a member of the Worshipful Company of Merchant Taylors.
[Ref: 58556]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Illutrations of Guinea]
[Illutrations of Guinea]
J. Kip fecit.
[London: Awnsham & John Churchill, 1732.]
Engraving. 255 x 350mm (10 x 13¾") very large margins Original binding folds.
Illustrations of Guinea from the account of John Barbot, Agent General of the Royal Company of Africa. Top left are illustrations of wildlife, with a manatee, alligator and parakeet; top right is a plan of Grand-Popo, the entrance to the Mono River on the Bight of Benin; bottom right are tribal fetishes; and bottom left is a fantastic scene with a water spout and sea birds attacking flying fish. An illustration from 'Churchill's Collection of Voyages'.
[Ref: 58624]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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Sir W.m Hamilton K.B.
Sir W.m Hamilton K.B. European Magazine.
Publishd as the Act directs by I. Sewell, May, 1, 1784.
Engraving, plate 175 x 110mm (6¾ x 4¼"), with large margins. Some time staining.
llustration to the European Magazine. Portrait of William Hamilton (1730-1803) in an oval with a vignette of the eruption of Vesuvius below. Famed for his marriage to Emma Hamilton. Hamilton was British envoy to the Kingdom of Naples and the Kingdoms of the Two Sicilies from 1764 to 1798. A prominent collector of antiquities and naturalist whose interest in classical art had a major impact on the artistic life of England in the 18th century. His collection of relics included objects from the recently excavated ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum.
[Ref: 58638]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Thomas Hardy.
Thomas Hardy.
[n.d., c.1792.]
Engraving. Sheet 150 x 110mm (6 x 4¼"). Trimmed close to image, laid on album paper.
Thomas Hardy (1752-1832), shoemaker and early Radical, founder of the London Corresponding Society, shown in the dock during his trial for high treason. William Garrow helped the prosecution.
[Ref: 58614]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[A river in a rocky landscape.]
[A river in a rocky landscape.] From an Original Picture by [monogram for Adrian Van Diest in the Possession of the Rev.d Mr Buck M.A. Fellow of Magdalen College, Cambridge.
AD. JCH [mongram of Jane C. Hayles] fec. 1798.
Etching. 190 x 335mm (7½ x 13¼"), very large margins. Repaired creasing in margins. Crack in left platemark.
Jane C Hayles was active between 1792 and 1804, mainly etching the paintings and drawings belonging to Thomas Kerrich, her brother-in-law.
[Ref: 58245]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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XII. Hippopotamus Amphibius. - The Hippopotamus.
XII. Hippopotamus Amphibius. - The Hippopotamus.
W. C. Harris del.t
[London, John Murray, n.d., c.1840-3.]
Tinted lithograph with hand colour. Printed area 330 x 450mm. (13 x 17¾").
A study of a Hippopotamus in its natural habitat, from Captain William Cornwallis Harris's 'Portraits of Game and Wild Animals of Southern Africa'. Harris (1807 - 1848), an English military engineer, artist and hunter, joined the East India Company in December 1823. In their employ he was able to pursue his taste for field sports and the depiction of wildlife. One of the more notable of the early Victorian travellers, Harris's illustrations of the large African fauna were the first to have any claim to accuracy. They were originally issued in parts 1840-2 and as a volume in 1843.
Abbey Travel 335.
[Ref: 30011]   £480.00  
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Hockley Spa, Near Raleigh, Essex.
Hockley Spa, Near Raleigh, Essex. 36 Miles from London, Starting by the Eastern Counties Railway, from the Terminus Shoreditch, to Brentford, Leaving 18 Miles by Coach Direct.
[n.d., c.1850.]
Leaflet with wood engraved vignette. Sheet 250 x 160mm (9¾ x 6¼"). Laid on card.
A leaflet advertising Spa Pump Room, Hockley, with an image of the exterior. Designed by James Lockyer in 1842 and opened the following year, the building was initially popular, but by 1857 it was a Methodist chapel. It is now a Grade II listed building in private hands.
[Ref: 58563]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Edlin's Royal St Leonard's Hotel.
Edlin's Royal St Leonard's Hotel. St Leonards on Sea near Hastings.
J. Perkins, Engraver, 68, Coleman Street, Strand.
[n.d., c.1830.]
Engraved trade card. Sheet 75 x 115mm (3 x 4½"). Corners snipped, album pasted over text.
Trade card for St Leonard's Hotel, built in 1828, renamed Royal Victoria Hotel after Princess Victoria's visit in 1834 and still operating under that name.
[Ref: 58542]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Spain and Portugal. By J. Luffman, Geog.r.
Spain and Portugal. By J. Luffman, Geog.r.
Publ.d July 1. 1808, by J. Luffman 377, Strand, London.
Engraved map with original hand colour. 210 x 255mm (8¼ x 10"). Album paper pasted over printed border on right, old ink mss., creasing, scraps pasted on verso.
An uncommon map of Iberia, published during the Peninsula War. John Luffman (1751-1821) specialised in maps relating to news.
For other Broadsides See: Ref: 58522, 58523, 58524
[Ref: 58509]   £70.00  
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The Magic Serpents.
The Magic Serpents.
T.W. Lee lith.
[n.d., c.1860.]
Chromolithograph. Sheet 290 x 255mm (11½ x 10"). Tears.
An advert for an indoor firework, with adults and children gathered around a table, a woman lighting a 'black snake', with a serpentine growth spewing from a small cone. An ingredient of one early version was mercury!
[Ref: 58564]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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Juvenile Employment.
Juvenile Employment.
Painted by J. Rising. Engraved by W. Ward.
Publish'd May 1st, 1798, by W. Ward. Delancey Place, Camden Town.
Rare mezzotint, printed in colours and hand finished. 380 x 280mm (15 x 11"). A few small worm holes.
A young girl sitting under a tree, surrounded by sheep.
Frankau 175, state ii; Chaloner Smith 99, state ii.
[Ref: 58250]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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[Queen Katherine's Dream.
[Queen Katherine's Dream. Vide Shakespear's Henry 8th. No. 1 of the British Poets.]
Fuseli pinx.t. F. Bartolozzi R.A. & Engraver to his Majesty Sculp.t.
[London, Publish'd April 4th. 1788 by Thos. Macklin, No,, 39 Fleet Street.]
Stipple & etching. Sheet 375 x 470mm (14¾ x 18½"). Trimmed to plate on three sides, into inscription area at bottom, losing title and publication line. Small nicks outside image.
A scene showing Catherine of Aragon dreaming of her crown shortly before her death. From Macklin's series of 'British Poets'.
De Vesme 1427.
[Ref: 58607]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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Angelica Kauffman.
Angelica Kauffman.
Published Feb. 1 1800 by Vernor & Hood, Poultry.
Stipple. Sheet 140 x 90mm (5½ x 3½"). Trimmed, mounted in album paper.
Half-length portrait of the artist Angelica Kauffman, ostrich feather in her hair.
[Ref: 58660]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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The Court of King's Bench in an uproar.
The Court of King's Bench in an uproar.
[Town & Country Magazine, 1st May 1785.]
Etching. Sheet 145 x 95mm (5¾ x 3¾"). Trimmed within plate.
Ten judges in wigs and robes flee in panic, some being prostrate on the floor, watched by a woman through a skylight. A satire on an incident on the 22 April, when a skylight was broken and pieces of glass fell among the judges, causing a panicked evacuation. The woman is a maidservant who is supposed to have caused the damage by dropping a pail.
BM Satires 6850.
[Ref: 58536]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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[Kollam] The City of Cowlang.
[Kollam] The City of Cowlang.
[London: Awnsham & John Churchill, 1732.]
Engraved map, 18th century watermark. 285 x 350mm (11¼ x 13¾") large margins. Original binding folds.
A plan of the sea port Kollam (or Quilon), on the Malabar coast, in Kerala, an illustration of the account of Philips Baelde's travels in India, as published in 'Churchill's Collection of Voyages'.
[Ref: 58602]   £260.00  
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Anna, Uxor Francisci Kynnesman,
Anna, Uxor Francisci Kynnesman, Generosi; Filia & una e Cohaeredibus, Guilielmi Clarke, de Soham, in Comitatu Cantabrigiae, Generosi.
G. Schalken Pinxit.
I. Smith Fec. et exc. [c.1695.]
Fine mezzotint, with large margins; 345 x 255mm (13½ x 10"). Framed in a very fine c. 1900 frame.
Anne Kynnesman (née Clarke), Wife of Francis Kynnesman, Portrait of Anne Kynnesman, three-quarter length, standing and leaning against a block, long hair, earring, dress and robe; large rock and tree in background, and landscape of hill and trees in the distance. After Godfried Schalcken (1643 - 1706).
CS: 153, ii of iv.
[Ref: 58605]   £360.00  
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Lavinia and her Mother. [(Vide the Story of Palimon and Lavinia) Thomsons Autumn.]
Lavinia and her Mother. [(Vide the Story of Palimon and Lavinia) Thomsons Autumn.]
Emma Crewe Delint. C. W. White Sculpt.
[Published as the Act Directs, by C. W. WhiteNo. 2 Queen St. Chelsea. Feb. y. 1st. 1781.]
Scarce stipple, face part printed in colour, printed in brown. Sheet 180 x 125mm (7 x 5"). Trimmed within plate, losing part of title and publication line, rest of inscription weakly printed, laid on album paper.
Young Lavinia, dressed in a dress and bonnet, converses with her mother in a barn; both hold rakes. Emma Crewe (active 1787 - 1818) was a gifted amateur artist who, along with Diana Beauclerk (1734-1808) and Elizabeth Templetown (1747-1823), contributed designs in 'Romantic style' to Josiah Wedgewood for reproduction in his studio in Rome.
[Ref: 58244]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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[Coastal profiles of Liberia with Monrovia.] Rio Galinhas, from the N.E.
[Coastal profiles of Liberia with Monrovia.] Rio Galinhas, from the N.E. [...] Rio Corso al.s Cors the Tree A at N. 1½ League.
J. Kip Sculp.
[London: Awnsham & John Churchill, 1732.]
Engraving, 18th century watermark. 350 x 255mm (13¾ x 10") very large margins. Original binding folds.
Coastal profiles of Liberia, including 'Cape Mesurado', modern Monrovia. Top left are two insets of the kola nut. From 'Churchill's Collection of Voyages'.
[Ref: 58619]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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Cupid, Flora, Ceres, and Esculapius, Honouring the Bust of Linnaeus.
Cupid, Flora, Ceres, and Esculapius, Honouring the Bust of Linnaeus.
Russell R.A. and Opie R.A. pinx.t. Ridley sculp.t.
London, Published by Dr. Thornton, Duke Street, Grosvenor Square, May 1.1799.
Stipple engraving. 485 x 330mm (19 x 13"). Trimmed to plate top and right. Repair in centre right.
Carl Linnaeus (1707-78), was a Swedish botanist, physician and zoologist who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of nomenclature.
W: 1778-29. Ex Collection of Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 58262]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[Carl Linnaeus.] Deus creavit Linnaeus disposuit.
[Carl Linnaeus.] Deus creavit Linnaeus disposuit.
J. Heath Sculp.t.
[London: E. Hobson and B. and J. White, 1794.]
Proof stipple engraving. Sheet 220 x 135mm (8¾ x 5¼") Trimmed within plate.
Oval portrait in profile of Carl Linnaeus (1707-78), Swedish botanist, physician and zoologist who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of nomenclature. The frontispiece to Stoever's 'The life of Sir Charles Linnaeus'.
[Ref: 58655]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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[Jean Étienne Liotard]
[Jean Étienne Liotard]
T.W. [Thomas Worlidge] 1754.
Etching. Sheet 100 x 65mm (3¾ x 2½"). Trimmed to plate, laid on album paper.
Portrait of Swiss artist Jean Étienne Liotard (1702-89), who travelled widely but spend much of his career in London. By Thomas Worlidge (1700 - 1766), 'the English Rembrandt' and a pupil of Alessandro Maria Grimaldi, whose daughter Arabella he married.
W115; D125.
[Ref: 58616]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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John Locke
John Locke
I.B. Cipriani
[n.d. c.1765]
Engraving, plate 200 x 120mm (8 x 4¾"), with large margins. Some light foxing.
Frontispiece to 'Letters Concerning Toleration' by John Locke (1632 1704).
[Ref: 58637]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Lord's on a ''Gentlemen v. Players'' Day. ''Before the Match''.]
[Lord's on a ''Gentlemen v. Players'' Day. ''Before the Match''.]
Dickinson's [pencil].
London, Published June 1st 1895 by Mess.rs Dickinson & Foster, Publishers to the Queen, 11a New Bond Street, W. Copyright Registered.
Coloured photogravure, unlettered proof, signed limited edition of 100, with Printsellers' Association blind stamp. 540 x 1030mm (21¼ x 40½").
A view of the stands outside the clubhouse of Lord's, with the spectators shown in photographic detail.
[Ref: 58581]   £450.00   view all images for this item
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Lothbury Court, Bank.
Lothbury Court, Bank. Pl.64.
Published March 1. 1801 by T. Malton.
Coloured aquatint, sheet 310 x 415mm (12¼ x 16¼"). Trimmed to platemark.
A view of the Bank of England within the court built by John Soane (17531837), the outer walls of the court are lined with Corinthian columns with a large archway in centre and elegantly dressed figures roam. Plate to 'A Picturesque Tour Through the Cities of London and Westminster, illustrated With the most interesting Views, accurately delineated And executed in Aquatinta by Thomas Malton', 1792 - 1801.
Abbey Scenery 204.64. Crace 1878 XXII.10. Adams 1983 72.64.
[Ref: 58330]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[Napoleonic broadside] The British Volunteer.
[Napoleonic broadside] The British Volunteer. The Word by John Luffman. _ Tune, Rule Britannia.
Sold by John Luffman, N.o 377, Strand, London. Price Six-pence [n.d., c.1803].
Engraving. Sheet 195 x 135mm (7¾ x 5¼"). Trimmed within plate, hole near text, small tear taped. Damaged.
A broadside published promote the Volunteer Companies, raised to help fight the Napoleonic Wars. Underneath are five verses, written by the publisher. John Luffman (1751-1821), an engraver and cartographer best known for his A New Pocket Atlas and Geography of England and Wales, produced maps, prints and satires capitalising on newsworthy events.
For other Broadsides See: Ref: 58509, 58523, 58524
[Ref: 58522]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Napoleonic broadside] Peace.
[Napoleonic broadside] Peace. The Word by John Luffman. _ Tune, God Save the King.
Oct.r 17, 1801. London. Engrav'd & Publish'd by John Luffman, No 28, Little Bell Alley, Coleman Street. Pr. 6.d Plain, 1.s Coloured. Enter'd at Stationers Hall.
Engraving. 210 x 145mm (8¼ x 5¾"). Trimmed to plate on left, small chip in top margin, touching plate, slight soiling. Repairs on left, slightly messy.
A broadside published to celebrate the short Peace of Amiens in 1801. Above is an allegorical illustration of French Revolutionary symbol Marianne holding an olive branch within a border captioned with 'Peace, Prosperity, Plenty, Commerce', flanked by the Union Flag and Tricolour. Underneath are five verses, written by the publisher. John Luffman (1751-1821), an engraver and cartographer best known for his A New Pocket Atlas and Geography of England and Wales, produced maps, prints and satires capitalising on newsworthy events.
For other Broadsides See: Ref: 58509, 58522, 58524
[Ref: 58523]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[Napoleonic broadside] The Ministers.
[Napoleonic broadside] The Ministers. The Word by John Luffman. _ Tune, Ally Crocker.
[London: John Luffman, n.d., c.1800.]
Engraving. Sheet 170 x 110mm (6¾ x 4¼"). Trimmed within plate.
A Tory broadside with six verses, written by the publisher, praising the government ministers. Wyndham, Dundas, Grenville (resigned 1801) and Pitt each have a verse, as does John Bull, who gets the final verse. John Luffman (1751-1821), an engraver and cartographer best known for his A New Pocket Atlas and Geography of England and Wales, produced maps, prints and satires capitalising on newsworthy events.
For other Broadsides See: Ref: 58509, 58522, 58523
[Ref: 58524]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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Catherine Macaulay In the Character of a Roman Matron lamenting the lost Liberties of Rome.
Catherine Macaulay In the Character of a Roman Matron lamenting the lost Liberties of Rome. from an Original Painting of Miss Read.
Williams sculp.
[n.d., c.1790.]
Rare etching. 150 x 105mm (6 x 4¼"). Thread margins.
Oval portrait of Catherine Macaulay (1731 - 1791) within a frame-like decorative border. England's first female historian and the world's only female historian at the time, she is famous for her Whiggish 'The History of England from the Accession of James I to the Revolution'.
[Ref: 58656]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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The Most Noble John Manners, Marquis of Granby.
The Most Noble John Manners, Marquis of Granby.
J. Reynolds pinxt.
[n.d., c.1770.]
Mezzotint. 150 x 110mm (6 x 4¼"), very large margins. Laid on album paper.
Portrait of John Manners (1721-70), Marquess of Granby, Commander-in-Chief of the Army during the Seven Years' War. A detail of the three-quarter length portrait by Sir Joshua Reynolds, perhaps a reworked version of the mezzotint by John Spilsbury (BM 1925,0608.1).
Hamilton: Not in.
[Ref: 58551]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Ball at the Mansion House, April 12th 1819,
Ball at the Mansion House, April 12th 1819, The Right Honorable John Atkins, Lord Mayor.
Oliver sc. Bells Buildings, Salisbury Sq. Fleet St.
[1819]
Engraved ticket. Sheet 215 x 210mm (8½ x 8¼"). Trimmed within plate, foxing.
A woman and cherubs dancing with garlands, surrounded by a cornucopia and other signs of prosperity, a ship and the arms of the City of London. Atkins was MP for Arundel in 1802-6 & 1826-32, and for the City of London 1812-8. He belonged to the 'Worshipful Company of Merchant Taylors'.
[Ref: 58553]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Ball at the Mansion House, April 3, 1820,
Ball at the Mansion House, April 3, 1820, The Right Honorable George Bridges, Lord Mayor.
[1820]
Engraved ticket. In ink at bottom Wm. Borradack; Sheet 210mm x 185mm (8¼ x 7¼"). Trimmed within plate, creases & stains.
Cherubs dancing as one plays the pipes and another raises a globet of wine. On the ground are a basket of flowers and grapes on a vine. Bridges (c.1762-1840) was a London wine merchant and member of the Worshipful Company of Wheelwrights, who served as MP for the City of London 1820-6.
[Ref: 58554]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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