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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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Napoleon Terminating his Military Carreer, at the Memorable Battle of Waterloo.
Napoleon Terminating his Military Carreer, at the Memorable Battle of Waterloo.
[Engraved by George Cruikshank.]
Published Sep.r 15, 1827 by John Cumberland, No 19, Ludgate Hill.
Coloured aquatint. Sheet 215 x 275mm (8½ x 10¾"). Folded twice as issued, small split taped, album paper stuck over left edge.
Napoleon, mounted on a prancing Marengo, in the middle of the battlefield. From W.H. Ireland's 'Life of Napoleon Bonaparte', 1828.
Tooley 278.
[Ref: 53364]   £140.00   (£168.00 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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