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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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Louis Racine.
Louis Racine. De l'Academie Royale des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres, Né à Paris le 2. Novembre 1692.
AV Pinxit. Gaillard Scul.
AParis chez Odieuvre, M.d d'Estampes rüe d'Anjoue entrant par la rüe d'Auphine la deniere porte Cochere aul.er.
Fine engraving. 150 x 105mm (6 x 4¼"). With narrow margins.
Louis Racine (1692-1763), French poet of the Age of the Enlightenment, son of dramatist Jean Racine.
[Ref: 53304]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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Le Chevalier Hamilton Roche.
Le Chevalier Hamilton Roche.
Fr. Rehberg del.t. Jn.o Swaine sc.t.
[n.d., c.1820.]
Rare stipple. Sheet 260 x 205mm (10¼ x 8"). Trimmed within plate.
Portrait of John Hamilton Roche, army officer and writer, probably the frontispiece the French edition of his 'Cathoerida, or Poems from Paris'. Other works include 'Russia: A Heroic Poem', 'The Sudburiad' and 'Salamanca. A poem'. Few details are known about his life; however, the London Gazette listed a 'John Hamilton Roche, late of Sudbury, in the county of Suffolk, wine and brandy merchant' as a prisoner of the King's Bench debtor's prison, in 1812.
[Ref: 53297]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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[Jacob Roelants] V.N. Jacobus Roelans,
[Jacob Roelants] V.N. Jacobus Roelans, D. in Eynthout Pietate Prudentia, Doctrima Spectatiss; Sanatori Ordinis.
W. Hollar fecit aqua forta Aº 1648 Antwerpiæ.
Etching. 130 x 85mm (5¼ x 3¼"), with wide margins.
Head and shoulders portrait of Jacob Roelants (1568-c.1651). Imperial postmaster for the Netherlands and member of the Great Council of Mechelen. Wenceslaus Hollar engraved portraits of several members of the family.
Pennington 1493, state ii of iii, before the light patch worked over.
[Ref: 53230]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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The Remains of the Senatorial Bridge, upon the Tyber; now called Ponte Rotto.
The Remains of the Senatorial Bridge, upon the Tyber; now called Ponte Rotto. Over this Bridge the Senate always pass'd to consult the Sybills Books, upon Monte Gianiculo.
Busiri del: T. Smith pin: F. Vivares sculp.
Publish'd pursuant to an Act of Paliament 15 July 1746.
Engraving. Sheet 390 x 540mm (15¼ x 21¼"). Trimmed to plate, small tear entering inscription area.
A view of the Pons Aemilius, ending mid-stream. The oldest stone bridge over the Tiber, it was built in 179BC just to the south of Isola Tiberina, but after being restored many times, it was abandoned after a collapse in 1598, becoming known as 'Ponte Rotto', the Broken Bridge. All but one arch of the bridge shown here was demolished in 1887 to make room for the Ponte Palatino. Engraved by Francis Vivares from an intermediate drawing by Giovanni Battista Busiri of a painting by Thomas Smith of Derby.
[Ref: 53293]   £420.00   (£504.00 incl.VAT)
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[Rowing Race.]
[Rowing Race.]
Ed. Sagot Editeur Paris. [n.d., c.1900.]
Scarce chromolithograph. Sheet 210 x 1050mm (8¼ x 41¼"). Folded, small hole near centre fold.
A race between two sixes, one with a female cox, followed by a motor launch.
[Ref: 53291]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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David Stewart Salmon, aged 105. The legal Father of two Indian Princes of the Wabee Tribe in America. A resident of Cable Street, Liverpool.
David Stewart Salmon, aged 105. The legal Father of two Indian Princes of the Wabee Tribe in America. A resident of Cable Street, Liverpool. [After serving his King and Country upwards, of sixty years six months and five days of which time was spent without ever leaving his Majesty's Service, is now allowed 2s. 6d. per week from the Parish of Liverpool. He is the last survivor of the Crew of the Centurion when commanded by Commodore Anson, with whom he sail'd round the World.
[Published Aug.t 15th. 1807, by I. Troughton, Liverpool.]
Stipple. Excised scrap, very scarce; 140 x 80mm (5½ x 3¼"), part of the title pasted underneath. Trimmed around portrait, laid on album paper in corners.
Corry's 'History of Liverpool', 1810, describes him as a native of Virginia who served in the Royal Navy for sixty years, leaving at the end of the War of Independence. The Lancaster Gazette of 23 September 1809 states he died on the 14th September, aged 106.
[Ref: 53374]   £320.00  
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[Scarborough] The Theatre.
[Scarborough] The Theatre.
J. Green del.t. [Etched by Thomas Rowlandson, aquatinted by either John Bluck and Joseph Stadler]
[Pub. 1813, at R. Ackermann, 101 Strand.]
Hand-coloured aquatint. Sheet 135 x 220mm (5¼ x 8¾"). Stitching holes through title, publisher's inscription lost.
On stage a man waves a dagger, surrounded by a pile of corpses. James Green's 'Poetical Sketches of Scarborough' were originally drawn as souvenirs but popular demand led to their publication.
[Ref: 53392]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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Home from School _ or the commencement of the Holidays.
Home from School _ or the commencement of the Holidays.
S.K. inv.t. G. Cruikshank fec.t.
Pub.d by S. Knights Sweetings Alley Royal Exchange [n.d., c.1827].
Etching with original hand colour. 220 x 265mm (8¾ x 10½"). Laid on album paper.
Three children arrive home; the two girls rush to embrace their mother as the boy blows a trumpet to announce his return. A negro servant smiles down indulgently at the boy. A parrot on a stand screeches.
BM Satires 15188.
[Ref: 53339]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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Black Monday _ or, The End of the Holidays.
Black Monday _ or, The End of the Holidays.
S.K. invt [Samuel Knight?]. G. Cruikshank fec.t.
Pub.d by S. Knights Sweetings Alley Royal Exchange. [n.d., c.1826]
Etching with original hand colour. 220 x 265mm (8¾ x 10½"). Laid on album paper.
The moment of departure, with three children and the negro footman in tears.
BM Satires 15189.
[Ref: 53341]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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Un Musicien Espagnol.
Un Musicien Espagnol. Gravé d'après le Tableau de Rombouts, peint sur toile de 30 pouces de hauteur sur 24 pouces de largeur. Tiré du Cabinet du Citoyen Le Brun, Peintre et M.d de Tableaux.
Theod. Rombouts. J.A. Piérron Sculp. 1790.
A Paris chez l'Auteur rue du Gros Chenet No.47 et chez Poignant rue Serpente No.14.
Etching. Sheet 245 x 175mm (9¾ x 7"). Trimmed within plate, laid on album paper in corners.
A seated man reading a music book. From 'Galerie des peintres flamands, hollandais et allemands de Le Brun', a set reproducing paintings by Dutch, Flemish and German masters from the collection of J. B. Lebrun, engraved by various artists from 1777 to 1790-1), and published in 3 volumes, in 1792 and 1794.
[Ref: 53375]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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[Fashion comparison.]
[Fashion comparison.]
[n.d., c.1800.]
Fine coloured engraving. Sheet 170 x 105mm (6¾ x 4¼"). Trimmed into plate on left, into image on right.
The figures of a man and a woman, both split down the middle, the left side with older faces and fashion styles, the right younger and more ostentatiously.
[Ref: 53272]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Louis Spohr.
Louis Spohr.
F. Shimon 1827. gem: u. gez. Gedr, v. J. Lacroix.
München bey Hermann & Barth [n.d., c.1830].
Lithograph. Printed area 270 x 210mm (10½ x 8¼"), with wide margins.
Louis Spohr (1784-1859), a German composer, violinist and conductor known as the 'forgotten master' for once having been as famous as Beethoven. His influence was key in the development of German music drama with his greatest triumph in the oratorio. In the later 19th century he was still popular enough for Gilbert and Sullivan to mention him in the same breath as Bach and Beethoven.
[Ref: 52617]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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L. Sterne.
L. Sterne. Proof.
Sir Joshua Reynolds Pinx.t. S.W. Reynolds Sculp.t.
[London: 1836, Hodgson & Graves, 5 Pall Mall.]
Mezzotint, proof before full title. 235 x 170mm (9¼ x 6¾"). Surface soiling. With small margins.
Laurence Sterne (1713-68), writer and divine; author of 'Tristram Shandy'. The original oil on canvas by Joshua Reynolds, painted 1760, is in the National Portrait Gallery.
See NPG D14596 for the standard state and NPG 5019 for the oil.
[Ref: 53308]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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August Strindberg [facsimile signature].
August Strindberg [facsimile signature].
Johann Lindner München 5c. [engraved in reverse]
Schlesische Verlagsanstalt vorm. S. Schottlænder in Breslau. [n.d., c.1900.]
Etching. Sheet 250 x 155mm (9¾ x 6").
Johan August Strindberg (1849-1912), Swedish playwright, novelist, poet, essayist and painter, known as 'the Zola of the Occult'.
[Ref: 53309]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Dr. Swift.
Dr. Swift.
For the Lond: Mag:
Printed for R. Baldwin in Pater Noster Row 1754.
Engraving. 185 x 110mm (7¼ x 4¼"). Trimmed within plate on left.
Jonathan Swift (1667 - 1745) after Richard Barber, shown in an oval, without a wig. An Irish-born writer and dean of St. Patrick's, he is best known for his satirical works, including 'Gulliver's Travels' and 'A Modest Proposal'.
[Ref: 53258]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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Tangier.
Tangier.
D Donald.
[British, c.1923.]
Etching, printed in colours, signed artist's proof on vellum. 230 x 325mm (9 x 12¾"), with Fine Art Trade Guild blindstamps.
Boats in the harbour at Tangier, northern Morocco, North Africa; buildings beyond.
Guichard: Appendix 1, p.71.
[Ref: 53257]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Mr. W. Taplin.
Mr. W. Taplin.
Walker, sc.
London. Published by G. Kersley MArch 10th 1789.
Stipple. Sheet 155 x 105mm (6 x 4¼"). Mounted in album paper.
A half-length portrait of William Taplin (1740-1807), author of 'The Gentlemans Stable Directory, A New Compedium of Farriery &c &c &c.', a guide to the management of hunters and road horses.
[Ref: 53303]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Mr. William Taplin.
Mr. William Taplin.
Heath, sc.
Pub. Jan, 1. 1803 by G. & J. Robinson, Paternoster Row.
Engraving. Sheet 140 x 105mm (5½ x 4¼"). Trimmed within plate.
A half-length portrait of William Taplin (1740-1807), author of 'The Gentlemans Stable Directory, A New Compedium of Farriery &c &c &c.', a guide to the management of hunters and road horses.
[Ref: 53302]   £45.00   (£54.00 incl.VAT)
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[William Makepeace] Thackeray.
[William Makepeace] Thackeray.
[n.d., c.1860.]
Watercolour. Sheet 255 x 175mm (10 x 7").
Head and shoulders portrait of William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-63), satirical novelist, apparently after Francis Holl's stipple engraving of Samuel Laurence painting.
[Ref: 53305]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Miss Ellen Tree, as Ion.
Miss Ellen Tree, as Ion. Designed for and presented Gratis with No 125 of the Fly.
W. Clark lith. 202 High Holborn.
London Published by Glover & Co., Water Lane, Fleet Street. [n.d., c.1836.]
Lithograph. Sheet 265 x 210mm (10½ x 8¼"). Slightly trimmed into text at bottom.
Ellen Tree (1805-80, later Mrs Charles Kean) in a travesti (breeches role) as the king of Argos Ion in Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd's tragedy of that name. It was privately printed in 1835 and produced at Covent Garden theatre the following year. Despite the inscription the figure of Tree was copied from a portrait by Margaret Gillies (1803-87).
[Ref: 53238]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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[Valentine.]
[Valentine.]
[American?, n.d., c.1840.]
Tinted lithograph. Sheet 305 x 225mm (12 x 9").
A woman looks out of her window to see three winged hearts with men's heads bearing down on her.
[Ref: 53232]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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The Citizen at Vauxhall.
The Citizen at Vauxhall.
Collings del. Smith sculp.
Published as the Act directs, by Harrison & Co July 1, 1784.
Engraving. 180 x 225mm (7 x 8¾"). Original folds, wear to left edge.
A family stand outside the orchestra at Vauxhall Gardens. The stout wife puts a handkerchief round her husband's neck to protect him from the night air. Her daughter holds her fan to her face, flirting with a beau in the middle distance who inspects her through his glass. Musicians play on the first floor. The illustration was published as the frontispiece to the June issue 'The Wit's Magazine', accompanying the 'Humourous Description of a Citizen and his family at Vauxhall' which is transcribed without acknowledgement from the essay of Colman and Thornton in 'The Connoisseur' (May 10, 1755).
BM Satires 6741.
[Ref: 53394]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Madame Vestris as Oberon in A Midsummer Night’s Dream!
Madame Vestris as Oberon in A Midsummer Night’s Dream! Copied by permission and presented Gratis with No 120 of the Fly.
W. Clark lith. 202 High Holborn.
London Published by Glover & Co., Water Lane, Fleet Street. [n.d., c.1835.]
Lithograph. Sheet 265 x 210mm (10½ x 8¼"). Small tear in bottom edge, some soiling.
Lucia Elizabeth Vestris (1797-1856, granddaughter of engraver Francesco Bartolozzi), in costume, holding a spear. After a career as an actress and contralto singer, Vestris became more notable as a theatre producer and manager.
[Ref: 53237]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Her Most Gracious Majesty, Victoria, Queen of Great Britain and Ireland.
Her Most Gracious Majesty, Victoria, Queen of Great Britain and Ireland.
J. Bouvier del. Printed by L.M. Lefevre.
London: Published by William Spooner, 377, Strand. [n.d. c.1837.]
Lithograph with fine hand colour. Printed area 185 x 135mm (7¼ x 5¼"), with wide margins. Mint.
The young Queen Victoria standing by a window, wearing a coronet an ermine robe over a richly-embroidered dress, St Edward's Crown on the table by her left hand.
[Ref: 53276]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Royal Arms, as Executed in the Carved Wood supplied by The Patent Wood Carving Company,
Royal Arms, as Executed in the Carved Wood supplied by The Patent Wood Carving Company, Ranelagh Road, Thames Bank, Pimlico.
Bayliss Lith.r.
[n.d., 1851?]
Lithograph. Printed border 295 x 230mm (11½ x 9"), with very wide margins.
The Patent Wood Carving Company displayed examples of their machine-carved furniture at the Great Exhibition of 1851, publishing illustrations of their exhibits.
[Ref: 53413]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Viola.
Viola. [She never told her Love, / But let Concealment, like a Worm i'th'Bud / Feed on her Damask Cheek: / Shakespear's Twelfth Night.] From the Miniature in the Collection of Nathaniel Chauncy Esq.r.
Painted by S. Shelley & Engrav'd by Caroline Watson. Engraver to her Majesty.
Publish'd according to Act of Parliament Oct. 1 1788 by Caroline Watson Fitzroy Street.
Stipple, state before before quotation. 255 x 190mm (10 x 7½"), with wide margins.
Viola from Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night', engraved and published by Caroline Watson (c.1760-1814), one of the most significant and prolific female printmakers of her day.
[Ref: 53329]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Wallaby]  Kanguroo à Queue Courte, Femmelle. (New-Hollande)
[Wallaby] Kanguroo à Queue Courte, Femmelle. (New-Hollande) Voyage de la l'Astrolabe. - Zoologie. Manniféres. - Pl 19.
J.G. Prêtre pinx. M.me 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.
An illustration of a Wallaby, with a sketch of its skull. 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: 53431]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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A Windfall.
A Windfall.
[by Henry Heath?]
[n.d., c.1810.]
Rare etching with hand colour. Sheet 215 x 155mm (8½ x 6"). Trimmed to printed border, losing inscriptions, laid on album paper.
A street scene on a very windy day, with a man with a fallen chimney over his face, with only his beaky nose and mouth showing.
[Ref: 53372]   £230.00  
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Major General; James Wolfe.
Major General; James Wolfe.
[n.d., c.1765.]
Engraving. 110 x 95mm (4¼ x 3¾"). Binding damge close to image on left.
General James Wolfe (1727-1759) led the British attack on Quebec that ended French rule in Canada in 1759.
[Ref: 53310]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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Wrestler & Automaton. Tom Tom Player.
Wrestler & Automaton. Tom Tom Player.
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.
Rare automaton image. 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: 53251]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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Alexander Zemlenutin. Kossack of the Don Regiment, Sulin the 9th.
Alexander Zemlenutin. Kossack of the Don Regiment, Sulin the 9th.
[n.d., c.1813.]
Watercolour. Sheet 365 x 260mm (14½ x 10¼"). Small split in fold.
A finely-executed portrait of a member of one of the Cossack regiments fighting in Holland. A version of this portrait was etched by Andrea Freschi and published by Ackermann in 1813.
See Ref: 6967 for coloured etching.
[Ref: 53231]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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