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New Zealanders [George French Angas.]
New Zealanders [George French Angas.]
[n.d., c.1850.]
Tinted lithograph. Sheet 305 x 250mm (12 x 9¾"). A little scuffing.
A scene of a smiling Maori family sitting on a log in a village.
[Ref: 58618]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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Souvenir of a Journey from Glasgow to Barrow-In-Furness, September 13th, 1920.
Souvenir of a Journey from Glasgow to Barrow-In-Furness, September 13th, 1920.
[by William John Patton McDowell.]
[c.1921.]
Album, oblong folio, full green morocco gilt, marbled endpapers; 13 watercolours on paper, mounted on card leaves, 12 with titles with a decorative pen and ink vignette on previous leaf. Some spotting to map and margins of a few sheets, last two watercolours loose.
A fine album of watercolours recording a journey from one shipbuilding centre to another, mostly of the Lake District. The volume depicts the journey of a Donaldson family member to the launch of their new ship. The last two watercolours show the launch of S.S. Cortona in 1921. Built for the Donaldson line as a cargo ship, she was sunk by U-201 with the loss of thirty of her crew in 1942. William John Patton McDowell (1888-1950), a naval architect for Vickers before a successful career as a marine artist. He painted ship portraits for advertising posters and painted murals in the interiors of liners; during World War II he was a war illustrator for the 'Sphere' and broadcast on marine matters for the BBC.
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Argyle House. First-Class Millinery Show Room. Lace and Fancy Repository from London. Regent Parade, High Harrogate.
Argyle House. First-Class Millinery Show Room. Lace and Fancy Repository from London. Regent Parade, High Harrogate. Mrs. Rogers, having had many years' experience in London and with Mrs. Burton, 4, St. Nicholas Street, Scarbro', feels confident that all Ladies who patronise her Establishment will be well pleased.
[n.d., c.1850.]
Wood engraved trade card. 45 x 85mm (1¾ x 3¼").
[Ref: 58559]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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South West View of Trostrey Forge & Clytha Castle.
South West View of Trostrey Forge & Clytha Castle. Pl. X XIII.
Drawn by the Rev I. Gardnor. Engrav'd by the Rev I. Gardenor & J. Hill.
Publish'd Dec.r 14.th 1793 by Mess.rs Egerton. Charing Cross Mess.rs White, Fleet Street, & M.r I. Edwards, Pall Mall.
Rare engraving with aquatint, plate 170 x 210mm (6¾ x 8¼"), with large margins on three sides. Small top margin. Very light foxing at edge of margins.
View of the forge alongside the river at Trostre, showing the waterwheel, and Clytha Castle in the distance. Part of a series of views in Monmouthshire for David Williams's 'History of Monmouthshire'; they were engraved in aquatint by Gardnor himself and J. Hill. Clytha Castle is a folly near Clytha between Llanarth and Raglan in Monmouthshire, south east Wales. Dating from 1790, the castle was built by William Jones, owner of the Clytha Park estate as a memorial to his wife, Elizabeth, who died in 1787. John Gardnor (1729–1808), was an English painter, primarily a teacher, he had an academy in Kensington Square until he quit the profession of drawing full time for the church sometime after 1767. In 1778 he was instituted to the vicarage of St Mary's Church, Battersea, which he continued to hold up to his death.
Abbey 537.
[Ref: 58641]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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East View of Panty Goettre with the Sugar Loaf.
East View of Panty Goettre with the Sugar Loaf. Pl. II.nd
Drawn by the Rev I. Gardnor. Engrav'd by the Rev I. Gardenor & J. Hill.
Publish'd Dec.r 14.th 1793 by Mess.rs Egerton. Charing Cross Mess.rs White, Fleet Street, & M.r I. Edwards, Pall Mall.
Rare engraving with aquatint, plate 170 x 210mm (6¾ x 8¼"), with large margins on three sides. Small top margin. Some staining within plate mark.
View of Pant-y-Goitre, with Sugarloaf Mountain in the background. Farmworkers are loading hay onto cart in the foreground. Part of a series of views in Monmouthshire for David Williams's 'History of Monmouthshire'; they were engraved in aquatint by Gardnor himself and J. Hill. John Gardnor (1729–1808), was an English painter, primarily a teacher, he had an academy in Kensington Square until he quit the profession of drawing full time for the church sometime after 1767. In 1778 he was instituted to the vicarage of St Mary's Church, Battersea, which he continued to hold up to his death.
Abbey 537.
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South West View of Coldbrook.
South West View of Coldbrook. Pl. XXIV.
Drawn by the Rev I. Gardnor. Engrav'd by the Rev I. Gardenor & J. Hill.
Publish'd Dec.r 14.th 1793 by Mess.rs Egerton. Charing Cross Mess.rs White, Fleet Street, & M.r I. Edwards, Pall Mall.
Rare engraving with aquatint, plate 170 x 210mm (6¾ x 8¼"), with large margins on three sides. Small bottom margin. Right stain in margin that just goes into the plate mark.
A view of Coldbrook House. Part of a series of views in Monmouthshire for David Williams's 'History of Monmouthshire'; they were engraved in aquatint by Gardnor himself and J. Hill. John Gardnor (1729–1808), was an English painter, primarily a teacher, he had an academy in Kensington Square until he quit the profession of drawing full time for the church sometime after 1767. In 1778 he was instituted to the vicarage of St Mary's Church, Battersea, which he continued to hold up to his death.
Abbey 537.
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View of Llanfihangel Cillcornell with S.t Michael's Mount.
View of Llanfihangel Cillcornell with S.t Michael's Mount. Pl. XXVII
Drawn by the Rev I. Gardnor. Engrav'd by the Rev I. Gardenor & J. Hill.
Publish'd Dec.r 14.th 1793 by Mess.rs Egerton. Charing Cross Mess.rs White, Fleet Street, & M.r I. Edwards, Pall Mall.
Rare engraving with aquatint, plate 170 x 210mm (6¾ x 8¼"), with large margins on three sides. Thread bottom margin. Abrasion bottom left in plate mark.
A view of a large house and a summer-house against a backdrop of the hills. Part of a series of views in Monmouthshire for David Williams's 'History of Monmouthshire'; they were engraved in aquatint by Gardnor himself and J. Hill. John Gardnor (1729–1808), was an English painter, primarily a teacher, he had an academy in Kensington Square until he quit the profession of drawing full time for the church sometime after 1767. In 1778 he was instituted to the vicarage of St Mary's Church, Battersea, which he continued to hold up to his death.
Abbey 537.
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North View of Pontypool.
North View of Pontypool. Pl. XXIX
Drawn by the Rev I. Gardnor. Engrav'd by the Rev I. Gardenor & J. Hill.
Publish'd Dec.r 14.th 1793 by Mess.rs Egerton. Charing Cross Mess.rs White, Fleet Street, & M.r I. Edwards, Pall Mall.
Rare engraving with aquatint, plate 170 x 210mm (6¾ x 8¼"), with large margins on three sides. Thread bottom margin.
A view of Pontypool, showing people riding horses towards the town. Part of a series of views in Monmouthshire for David Williams's 'History of Monmouthshire'; they were engraved in aquatint by Gardnor himself and J. Hill. John Gardnor (1729–1808), was an English painter, primarily a teacher, he had an academy in Kensington Square until he quit the profession of drawing full time for the church sometime after 1767. In 1778 he was instituted to the vicarage of St Mary's Church, Battersea, which he continued to hold up to his death.
Abbey 537.
[Ref: 58645]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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[Nagapattinam] Negapatam.
[Nagapattinam] Negapatam.
[London: Awnsham & John Churchill, 1732.]
Engraved map. 335 x 290mm (14 x 11¼"), very large margins Original binding folds.
A plan of Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu, capital of Dutch Coromandel from 1660 to 1781, when it was captured by the British. An illustration of the account of the voyages of Father Philippus Baldaeus, originally published by Jabob van Meurs in Amsterdam in 1682, but here republished in 'Churchill's Collection of Voyages'.
[Ref: 58622]   £190.00  
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Der Fürstliche Lustgarten zu Nancy.
Der Fürstliche Lustgarten zu Nancy.
[Frankfurt am Main: Matthaus Merian, 1645.]
Etching, 17th century watermark. Sheet 255 x 370mm (10 x 14½"). Trimmed within plate, split in lower centre fold, creasing, spot in sky.
A view of the formal pleasure garden at Nancy. In the foreground a game of 'Pallone col bracciale' is being played: the players have a 'bracciale' (a wooden cylinder), on their forearms to hit a 'pallone' (inflated ball, the origin of the English word 'balloon'). In the middle, holding the pallone, is the 'mandarino', a server who plays no other part of the game.
[Ref: 58518]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[Battle of Navarino.]
[Battle of Navarino.]
[Gilbert]
[n.d., c.1830.]
A scarce lithograph. Sheet 380 x 620mm (15 x 24½"). Trimmed.
The Battle of Navarino (October 20th 1827), fought between the allied fleets of France, Russia & the United Kingdom and the Ottoman Empire, during the Greek War of Independence. The Turkish/Egyptian fleet was virtually destroyed.
Parker: 243
[Ref: 58266]   £680.00   (£816.00 incl.VAT)
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Gazetteer Map of New South Wales.
Gazetteer Map of New South Wales.
Photo-lithographed at the Surveyor General's Office, Melbourne by J. Noone, March 1st, 1866, from the original map by permission of W.R. Davidson Esq:re Surveyor General New South Wales.
Photo-lithographic map with hand colour. Two sheets conjoined, total 790 x 960mm (31 x 37¾"). Some damage, some repairs.
A large map of New South Wales, copied from the map by Walker Rannie Davidson (1808-76), Surveyor General of New South Wales. It shows roads, towns, colony and county boundaries, names of police districts, pastoral districts, counties, railways, telegraph lines and stations. It was published in 'Bailliere's New South Wales gazetteer and road guide : containing the most recent and accurate information as to every place in the colony'. This map is essentially an early 'photocopy'. Printed on low quality paper, examples are rarely found in good condition.
National Library of Australia 3550881.
[Ref: 58012]   £450.00  
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[Australia _ News from Home.]
[Australia _ News from Home.]
[Designed by H.S. Melville, and Engraved, Printed and Published by George Baxter, Patentee, 11, & 12, Northampton Square, Jan.y 31, 1853.]
Baxter print. Sheet 110 x 150mm (4¼ x 6"). Trimmed to image.
The famous scene of three European hunters sit in a ramshackle cabin with two Aboriginies, surrounded by dogs. One reads a letter from home, another is opening a letter and the third reads newspaper with a report about the 1851 Great Exhibition. On a perch is a cockatoo.
[Ref: 58526]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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Abraham Nicholas.
Abraham Nicholas.
[by George Bickham, 1722]
Engraving. Platemark 190 x 285mm (7½ x 11¼"), with large margins.
Abraham Nicholas (1692-c.1744), writing-master. The third generation of a family of writing-masters, Nicholas kept a school in Southwark, London, before moving south to set up a boarding-school in Clapham. He eventually transferred this school to his brother James and emigrated to Virginia. Frontispiece to Nicholas' second and final copybook, 'The Compleat Writing-Master' (1722).
O'D 1 (only likeness).
[Ref: 58609]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[The Night Doctor.]
[The Night Doctor.]
[n.d., c.1850.]
Rare lithograph with hand colour. Sheet 210 x 275mm (8¼ x 10¾"). Trimmed into image, stained, laid on card.
A messenger boy wakes Dr Simple at 6am. Stuck on the reverse is a scene of tiger hunting from the backs of elephants.
[Ref: 58539]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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[Frederick North] The State Jugglers 1773.
[Frederick North] The State Jugglers 1773.
[Westminster Magazine, 1773.]
Etching. 190 x 110mm (7½ x 4¼"). Narrow right margin.
A satire on the financial crisis of 1772-3. Lord North as a juggler, wearing a harlequin's suit, holding a mask and conjuror's box. On the table are three large money-bags, a pack of cards, balls, and cones. Behind are ministers, including Jeremiah Dyson as Mungo the African slave. The audience includes a man holding a pole with a pair of breeches with the pockets inside out to show his poverty; a standing man with a ragged coat holds his head in despair; an emaciated Asiatic lying on the ground. An image on magic.
BM Satires 5109.
[Ref: 58648]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Old Bailey.
Old Bailey.
Rowlandson & Pugin delt. et sculpt. Stadler aquat.
London Pub. 1st. March 1809, at R. Ackermann’s Repository of Arts 101 Strand.
Hand coloured aquatint on J. Whatman paper watermarked 1808. Platemark: 240 x 285mm (9½ x 11¼"). Trimmed to plate at top but large margins on other the three sides.
An interior view of the Old Bailey, London. The court at Old Bailey held sessions eight times a year. It heard the most serious crimes commited in the city of London and Middlesex. In this image a witness is being cross-examined in one of these sessions. The court has been demolished and the present court building dates from 1907. Published in Ackermann's famous work, the 'Microcosm of London', the figures were drawn by the famous caricaturist Thomas Rowlandson and the architecture by Augustus Pugin.
Abbey, Scenery: 212.
[Ref: 58325]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[SS Sirius Paddle steamship]
[SS Sirius Paddle steamship]
[n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph with hand colour. Sheet 145 x 220mm (5¾ x 8¾"). Small tear in top edge, laid on album paper.
The S.S. Sirius paddle steamship shown with sails furled and smoke coming from its funnel.
[Ref: 58541]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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The City of Palembang with its three Forts.
The City of Palembang with its three Forts.
[London: Awnsham & John Churchill, 1732.]
Engraving. 250 x 335mm (9¾ x 13¼") very large margins. Original binding folds.
A prospect of Palembang, Sumatra, from the sea, showing the city under fire from European warships. An illustration of the account of the voyages of Johan Nieuhof, originally published by Jabob van Meurs in Amsterdam in 1682, but here republished in 'Churchill's Collection of Voyages'.
[Ref: 58621]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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[Kingdom of Pattani] The way of Trafficking by Exchange.
[Kingdom of Pattani] The way of Trafficking by Exchange.
[London: Awnsham & John Churchill, 1732.]
Engraving. 120 x 145mm (4¾ x 5¾"), set in text, very large margins
An illustration of an international trading town on the Malay Peninsula, with a letterpress description. An illustration from 'Churchill's Collection of Voyages'.
[Ref: 58625]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Gloriana. August 7, '91.
Gloriana. August 7, '91. -41-
[photographed by Henry G. Peabody.]
[Boston: Henry G. Peabody, c.1891.]
Photogravure, printed in blue. Sheet 330 x 265mm (13 x 10½"), very large margins.
A plate from the rare book, ''Representative American Yachts. A Collection of One Hundred Views. Photographed by Henry G. Peabody. With Descriptive Sketches by George A Stewart'', 1891. A supplement was published in 1893.
[Ref: 58594]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Gossoon. August 19, '90.
Gossoon. August 19, '90. -51-
[photographed by Henry G. Peabody.]
[Boston: Henry G. Peabody, c.1891.]
Photogravure, printed in blue. Sheet 265 x 330mm (10½ x 13") very large margins.
A plate from the rare book, ''Representative American Yachts. A Collection of One Hundred Views. Photographed by Henry G. Peabody. With Descriptive Sketches by George A Stewart'', 1891.
[Ref: 58601]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Hawk. June 28, '90.
Hawk. June 28, '90. -78-
[photographed by Henry G. Peabody.]
[Boston: Henry G. Peabody, c.1891.]
Photogravure. Sheet 265 x 330mm (10½ x 13") very large margins.
A plate from the rare book, ''Representative American Yachts. A Collection of One Hundred Views. Photographed by Henry G. Peabody. With Descriptive Sketches by George A Stewart'', 1891. A supplement was published in 1893.
[Ref: 58596]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Liris. August 7, '91.
Liris. August 7, '91. -61-
[photographed by Henry G. Peabody.]
[Boston: Henry G. Peabody, c.1891.]
Photogravure, printed in blue. Sheet 265 x 330mm (10½ x 13") very large margins. A few spots.
A plate from the rare book, ''Representative American Yachts. A Collection of One Hundred Views. Photographed by Henry G. Peabody. With Descriptive Sketches by George A Stewart'', 1891.
[Ref: 58600]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Minerva. July 10, '90.
Minerva. July 10, '90. -60-
[photographed by Henry G. Peabody.]
[Boston: Henry G. Peabody, c.1891.]
Photogravure, printed in blue. Sheet 330 x 265mm (13 x 10½") very large margins.
A plate from the rare book, ''Representative American Yachts. A Collection of One Hundred Views. Photographed by Henry G. Peabody. With Descriptive Sketches by George A Stewart'', 1891. A supplement was published in 1893.
[Ref: 58593]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Nymph.
Nymph. -67-
From Photograph by J.S. Johnston, New York.
[Boston: Henry G. Peabody, c.1891.]
Photogravure, printed in blue. Sheet 265 x 330mm (10½ x 13") very large margins.
Frederick W. Flint's 40-foot sloop Nymph (Edward Burgess design, 1888) A plate from the rare book, ''Representative American Yachts. A Collection of One Hundred Views. Photographed by Henry G. Peabody. With Descriptive Sketches by George A Stewart'', 1891. A supplement was published in 1893. One of the few plates, not by Peabody, in this case by John S. Johnston (c.1839-1899)
[Ref: 58597]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Priscilla. August 6, '87.
Priscilla. August 6, '87. -6-
[photographed by Henry G. Peabody.]
[Boston: Henry G. Peabody, c.1891.]
Photogravure, printed in blue. Sheet 265 x 330mm (10½ x 13") very large margins.
A plate from the rare book, ''Representative American Yachts. A Collection of One Hundred Views. Photographed by Henry G. Peabody. With Descriptive Sketches by George A Stewart'', 1891.
[Ref: 58599]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Tomahawk. August, '91.
Tomahawk. August, '91. -59-
[photographed by Henry G. Peabody.]
[Boston: Henry G. Peabody, c.1891.]
Photogravure, printed in green. Sheet 265 x 330mm (10½ x 13"), very large margins.
A plate from the rare book, ''Representative American Yachts. A Collection of One Hundred Views. Photographed by Henry G. Peabody. With Descriptive Sketches by George A Stewart'', 1891. A supplement was published in 1893.
[Ref: 58595]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Volunteer. September 8, '91.
Volunteer. September 8, '91. -11-
[photographed by Henry G. Peabody.]
[Boston: Henry G. Peabody, c.1891.]
Photogravure, printed in green. Sheet 265 x 330mm (10½ x 13") very large margins.
Volunteer was designed by Edward Burgess for owner General Charles J. Paine of the New York Yacht Club. She successfully defended the America's Cup in 1887. A plate from the rare book, ''Representative American Yachts. A Collection of One Hundred Views. Photographed by Henry G. Peabody. With Descriptive Sketches by George A Stewart'', 1891.
[Ref: 58598]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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[Persian? caravan.]
[Persian? caravan.]
[n.d., c.1820.]
Fine lithograph on coloured paper, white highlights. Sheet 205 x 270mm (8 x 10½"), on original backing sheet. Some spotting.
Men standing by horses and a camel.
[Ref: 58515]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[Mounted Persian? warriors.]
[Mounted Persian? warriors.]
[n.d., c.1820.]
Lithograph on coloured paper, white highlights. Sheet 205 x 270mm (8 x 10½"), on original backing sheet. Some spotting. Slight damage at top and bottom right corners.
Two mounted warriors, one firing a pistol, the other about to throw a spear.
[Ref: 58516]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Mounted Persian? warriors.]
[Mounted Persian? warriors.]
[n.d., c.1820.]
Lithograph on coloured paper, white highlights. Sheet 205 x 270mm (8 x 10½"), on original backing sheet. Some spotting.
Two warriors loading their muskets and firing from their horses.
[Ref: 58514]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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The astonishing effects of Paul's Dr. Baillie's Pills.
The astonishing effects of Paul's Dr. Baillie's Pills. Look at the contrast!
[n.d. c.1839]
Engraving, sheet 50 x 85mm (2 x 3¼"). Trimmed and glued to backing card.
A newspaper advert for aperient pills. In the left image a despondent man sits looking at a long list exclaiming, "Oh! Dear me heres a Doctors bill and I not a bit better for it". Death lurches behind his chair. The right image a chubbier merrier looking man exits a chemists crying out, "Ha! Ha! Cured for a few shillings in a few days." This advert was published in the newspaper, 'The Northern Star' in their 29th June 1839 issue.
[Ref: 58567]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Plan and Survey of Pontefract Race Course in the County of York; including the Rises and Falls: with Notes Referring to an appendix, by Wm. Kemp.
Plan and Survey of Pontefract Race Course in the County of York; including the Rises and Falls: with Notes Referring to an appendix, by Wm. Kemp. To Christopher Wilson Esq.r This Plate being No.3 of a Series of Surveys of the Principal Race Courses in England, is most Respectfully Dedicated by His most obedient and very humble Servant [facsimile signature:] Wm Kemp.
Davies sc. 34 Compton Str. Bruns.k Squ.
London, Published by Sherwood, Jones & Co. Paternoster Row. [n.d. c.1825.]
Hand-coloured engraving, 210 x 280mm ( 8½ x 10¾".). Two vertical folds as published. Trimmed within plate top and bottom.
Pontefract Racecourse, the thoroughbred horse racing venue in West Yorkshire; notable races held here include the Silver Tankard Stakes and the Pontefract Castle Stakes.
[Ref: 58322]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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Le Dessein.
Le Dessein.
A. Le Clerc, pinx. E. Jeaurat Sculp.
1734. Avec Privilege du Roy.
Engraving, sheet 220 x 255mm (8¾ x 10) Thread margins. Trimmed within plate slightly at bottom. Paper border glued to top margin and within plate.
A woman points to a sketch seemingly to teach the two young boys with her. A very attractive image.
[Ref: 58571]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[Raglan Castle] Inside View of Ragland Castle.
[Raglan Castle] Inside View of Ragland Castle.
Amelia de Suffren Pinx et Sculp.
Pub.d May 1803 by the Author et by Colnaghi No.23 Cockspur S.tr London.
Scarce aquatint with etching. 300 x 405mm (11¾ x 16") large margins Slight creasing.
A view of the ruins of Raglan Castle in Monmouthshire. Amelia de Suffren, the widow of French Admiral comte Pierre André de Suffren de Saint Tropez (1729-88) who had fought the British in the War of the Austrian Succession, the Seven Years' War, the American War of Independence, the Bourbon War in the East Indies and the 4th Anglo-Dutch War), toured Wales during the Peace of Amiens (1802-3) recording many views which she then published herself.
[Ref: 58251]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[Roccoco design.] 4
[Roccoco design.] 4
de la Joüe jn. Huquier Sculp.
[n.d., c.1770.]
Engraving, very large margins. 250 x 210mm (9¾ x 8½"). Slightly time stained.
A rococo design of grapes and dead game.
[Ref: 58521]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Tsar Michael Fedorovich Romanov] Michel Phedorwitz Grand Duc de Moscovie de l'an 1612
[Tsar Michael Fedorovich Romanov] Michel Phedorwitz Grand Duc de Moscovie de l'an 1612 il est de la religion des grecs Schiematiques, et grand Capitaine:
B. Moncornet ex. [n.d., c.1660.]
Engraving. 155 x 115mm (6 x 4¼") large margins. Staining in margins.
Oval portrait of Tsar Michael I (Mikhaíl Fyodorovich Románov, 1596-1645), Russia's first Romanov ruler.
[Ref: 58661]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Arch of Septimus Severus] Arco di Settimio Severo.
[Arch of Septimus Severus] Arco di Settimio Severo.
Piranesi Architetto fec.
Presso l'Autore a Strada Felice ne; palazzo Tomati, vicino all Trinità de'monti. A paoli' due e mezzo. [n.d., c.1770.]
Etching, 18th century watermark. 380 x 590mm (15 x 23½"), with large margins. Splits in upper and lower centre fold repaired. Very slight repair left side on arch.
A view of the Arch of Septimus Severus in the Roman Forum, still half-buried. To the left is the Colonna di Foca (Phocas); to the right is the Chiesa Santi Luca e Martina martiri. First published 1759, this is an example of Hind's state iii of vi, a life-time impression (so pre-1778)m with Piranesi's address and price.
Hind 54.
[Ref: 58267]   £980.00  
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Arcade of the North Front of the Royal Exchange.
Arcade of the North Front of the Royal Exchange. Plate 66.
Published May 16.th 1795 by T. Malton.
Aquatint, sheet 415 x 310mm (16¼ x 12¼").
A view below the arcade, looking towards the Bank of England; two elegantly dressed women and a child buying goods from a street trader, two men on the left have a conversation. 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.
Adams 1983 72.66. Abbey Scenery 204.66
[Ref: 58336]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Two untitled prints relating to the Royal Humane Society]
[Two untitled prints relating to the Royal Humane Society]
[n.d., c.1840.]
Two lithographs. 1: sheet 120 x 205mm (4¾ x 8"). 2: on chine collé, 160 x 245mm (6¼ x 9½"). 2: trimmed into chine collé at top, spotting and creasing.
The first print shows the Society's receiving house by the Serpentine in Hyde Park, with their wheeled ladders designed to rescue skaters who have fallen through the ice. The second scene shows skaters enjoying themselves, oblivious to one of their number under the ice beneath them.
[Ref: 58508]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT) view all images for this item
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Ruben's Wife and Child.
Ruben's Wife and Child.
Printed for John Bowles, at No 13 Cornhil [n.d., c.1760].
Very fine and rare mezzotint. 155 x 115mm (6 x 4½") large margins. Mint.
A woman with a child, who reaches with both arms towards the viewer.
[Ref: 58617]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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The Juvenile Scrap Sheet N.o 24.
The Juvenile Scrap Sheet N.o 24. Price Two Pence Plain or Fourpence Col
R. Barfoot del.
London. John Betts. 115 Strand. [n.d. c.1846].
Hand coloured lithograph, sheet 225 x 335mm (9 x 13¼"). Trimmed and glued to scrapbook paper. Some surface dirt, creasing and nicks to edges.
Three vignettes of children playing. The first a group of boys swim and bathe in a pond or stream. The second a group of children wearing hats and holding flags walk past a pond where other children rest, a group of children buy fruit from a fruitseller. The third is a harvest scene with a group of children playing while gathering hay.
[Ref: 58568]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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Le Printemps.
Le Printemps. L'Eclat des fleurs est peu durable, / La Beauté s'altere aisément; / Il n'est qu'un instant favorable / Et cet instant c'est le présent.
Rosa Alba Carriera pinxit. Lepicié Sculp.
a Paris chez l'Auteur rüe St Jacques au dessus des Jacobins APDR [n.d., c.1740.]
Etching. Sheet 195 x 135mm (7¾ x 5¼"). Trimmed within platemark.
Half-length portrait of a young woman, wearing a mantle in which she carries some flowers, which leaves her breasts exposed.
[Ref: 58243]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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[Thomas Shadwell] [in pencil]
[Thomas Shadwell] [in pencil]
[Kerseboom] [W. Faithorne Juny] [in pencil]
[n.d. c.1700]
Scarce mezzotint, sheet 215 x 170mm (8½ x 6¾"). Trimmed within plate and glued to backing sheet at top.
Portrait of Poet Laureate (appointed 1689), Thomas Shadwell (c.1642–1692). After the artist Johannes Kerseboom and mezzotinted by William Faithorne the Younger (c.1669-1703).
Chaloner Smith 36.
[Ref: 58575]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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[Snowdon] Pater familias arrives at the summit, but declares he will look at the scenery until he has finished his bottle of stout.
[Snowdon] Pater familias arrives at the summit, but declares he will look at the scenery until he has finished his bottle of stout.
Eng.d & Pub.d by Newman & Co. 48 Watling Street.
[n.d., c.1840.]
Etching. Sheet 100 x 115mm (4 x 4½"). Trimmed close to image.
A satire on a family of sightseers at the summit of Snowdon. It was published as an illustration on a writing sheet.
[Ref: 58528]   £45.00   (£54.00 incl.VAT)
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[Snowdon] The nervous family refuse to take a nearer view of the chasms below.
[Snowdon] The nervous family refuse to take a nearer view of the chasms below.
Eng.d & Pub.d by Newman & Co. 48 Watling Street.
[n.d., c.1840.]
Etching. Sheet 100 x 115mm (4 x 4½"). Trimmed close to image.
A satire on a family of sightseers climbing Snowdon. It was published as an illustration on a writing sheet.
[Ref: 58529]   £35.00   (£42.00 incl.VAT)
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[Snowdon] The nervous family refuse to take a nearer view of the chasms below.
[Snowdon] The nervous family refuse to take a nearer view of the chasms below.
Eng.d & Pub.d by Newman & Co. 48 Watling Street.
[n.d., c.1840.]
Etching. Sheet 185 x 230mm (7¼ x 9"), folded vertically as normal.
A writing sheet with a satire on a family of sightseers climbing Snowdon.
[Ref: 58530]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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[Snowdon] The whole strength of the family is required to prevent Uncle Sam from following the course of his Umbrella.
[Snowdon] The whole strength of the family is required to prevent Uncle Sam from following the course of his Umbrella.
Eng.d & Pub.d by Newman & Co. 48 Watling Street.
[n.d., c.1840.]
Etching. Sheet 185 x 115mm (7¼ x 4½").
A writing sheet with a satire on a family of sightseers climbing Snowdon.
[Ref: 58531]   £40.00   (£48.00 incl.VAT)
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Bramber on the South Downs. [in pencil]
Bramber on the South Downs. [in pencil]
R. Cresswell Boak. [in pencil]
[n.d.c.1920]
Etching with beautiful hand colour, plate 100 x 145 (4 x 5¾") with very large margins. Pinholes and leftover tape in margins.
Sheep graze on the rolling hill landscape of Bramber, near Shoreham, West Sussex Robert Cresswell Boak (1875-1949) was a landscape/portrait painter and etcher born in Letterkenny, Co. Donegal. Robert was educated at the Londonderry School of Art and the Royal College of Art and then went off to Paris and Rome. He then turned to teaching art for a short time in Portsmouth and Southsea, Hampshire before making the decision to devote all of his time to his own work
[Ref: 58640]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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