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The Musical Group.
The Musical Group.
Hogarth.
[n.d., c.1780.]
Mezzotint with etching. Sheet 180 x 165mm (7 x 6½"), 18th century watermark. Trimmed to plate, small tears entering image.
A reversed copy of Hogarth's ''Chorus of Singers'', the subscription ticket for "A Midnight Modern Conversation", with seventeen men and boys rehearsing. A few details have been changed: for example one of the sheets reads 'An Ode for New Years Day' rather than the oratorio.
BM Satire 1971.
[Ref: 53396]   £90.00   (£108.00 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.
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The Attack and Capture of Naples, by the French, after a Most Obstinate Resistance.
The Attack and Capture of Naples, by the French, after a Most Obstinate Resistance.
Engraved by Mr George Cruikshank from the original design of C. Vernet. executed at Paris by L. Duplessi Bertaux.
Published December 27, 1823 by John Cumberland, No 19, Ludgate Hill.
Coloured aquatint, watermark 1822. Sheet 215 x 275mm (8½ x 10¾"). Folded twice as issued, small split, album paper stuck over left edge.
The capture of Naples in 1806, shortly after the evacuation of Anglo-Russian forces sent to suppress the pro-French Parthenopaean Republic. From W.H. Ireland's 'Life of Napoleon Bonaparte', 1828.
Tooley 278.
[Ref: 53355]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Napoleon's Bivouac on the Night Preceding the Memorable Battle of Austerlitz.
Napoleon's Bivouac on the Night Preceding the Memorable Battle of Austerlitz.
Engraved by Mr George Cruikshank from the original French Print, published at Paris.
Published May 1, 1824 by John Cumberland, No 19, Ludgate Hill.
Coloured aquatint. Sheet 215 x 275mm (8½ x 10¾"). Folded twice as issued, small split, small tear in title, album paper stuck over left edge.
An adaptation of Adolphe Roehn's painting of Napoleon asleep in a chair, surrounded by his officers, however showing him in full uniform rather than bare-headed and in an overcoat. Also the next day;s battle was Wagram (1805) not Austerlitz (1809). From W.H. Ireland's 'Life of Napoleon Bonaparte', 1828.
Tooley 278.
[Ref: 53356]   £130.00   (£156.00 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.
[Ref: 53443]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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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.
[Ref: 53445]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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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.
[Ref: 53441]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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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.
[Ref: 53444]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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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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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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Napoleon's Arrival at the Tuilleries on his Return from Elba.
Napoleon's Arrival at the Tuilleries on his Return from Elba.
[Engraved by George Cruikshank.]
Published Sep.r 15, 1827 by John Cumberland, No 19, Ludgate Hill.
Coloured aquatint, Whatman watermark 1827. Sheet 215 x 300mm (8½ x 11¾"). Folded twice as issued, small split taped, album paper stuck over left edge.
Napoleon being carried into the Tuileries by ecstatic troops. From W.H. Ireland's 'Life of Napoleon Bonaparte', 1828.
Tooley 278.
[Ref: 53363]   £140.00   (£168.00 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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[Rovereto] Napoleon & Massena Defeating the Austrian Army, at the Terrible Battle of Roveredo.
[Rovereto] Napoleon & Massena Defeating the Austrian Army, at the Terrible Battle of Roveredo.
Engraved by Mr George Cruikshank from the original drawn from Nature by C. Vernet executed at Paris by L. Duplessi Bertaux.
Published August 1, 1823 by John Cumberland, No 19, Ludgate Hill.
Coloured aquatint. Sheet 215 x 275mm (8½ x 10¾"). Folded twice as issued, split taped, creasing, album paper stuck over left edge.
The Battle of Rovereto (also Battle of Roveredo), fought 4th September 1796 east of Lake Guardia in northern Italy, at which Napoleon Bonaparte defeated the Austrians who were trying to raise the Seige of Mantova. From W.H. Ireland's 'Life of Napoleon Bonaparte', 1828.
Tooley 278.
[Ref: 53343]   £95.00   (£114.00 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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[San Giorgio] Napoleon & Augereau, in the Heat of the Tremendous Battle of St George.
[San Giorgio] Napoleon & Augereau, in the Heat of the Tremendous Battle of St George.
Engraved by Mr George Cruikshank from the original design of C. Vernet, executed at Paris by L. Duplessi Bertaux.
Published June 2, 1823 by John Cumberland, No 19, Ludgate Hill.
Coloured aquatint, watermark 1820's?. Sheet 215 x 275mm (8½ x 10¾"). Folded twice as issued, split taped, creasing, album paper stuck over left edge.
The Battle of San Giorgio, fought 14-15th September 1796, at which Napoleon Bonaparte defeated the Austrian army commanded by Field Marshal Würmser, who was trying to raise the Seige of Mantova. The remnants of Würmser's army had to seek safety in Mantova, putting pressure on the city's supplies. From W.H. Ireland's 'Life of Napoleon Bonaparte', 1828.
Tooley 278.
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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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