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The Proclamation of Proclamations,
The Proclamation of Proclamations, or the most glorious and memorable Peace that ever was proclaimed in this or any other Metropolis thoughout the World.
A. Patchpeace, delin et Sculp.
Sold by E. Sumpter, at the Bible and Crown near Shoe-Lane, Fleet Street, Price 6 Pence, Where may be had, The British Antidote, in 2 Volumes, Price 5 Shillings [n.d., 1763]. Bit later.
Hand-coloured etching, 1828 watermark. Plate: 245 x 320mm (9¾ x 12½''). Paper tone.
A satire on the Peace of Paris. The Treaty of Paris was signed on February 10, 1763, by the kingdoms of Great Britain, France and Spain, with Portugal in agreement. Together with the Treaty of Hubertusburg, it ended the French and Indian War/Seven Years' War. Prime Minister John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute (1713 - 1792) is depicted to the left leading the rejoicing. To the right George Whitefield (1714 - 1770) preaches for peace. Lettered with captions in the image and twelve lines of verse below title: 'See here Fellow-Subjects, (so fine and so pretty!) ... Let's hope yet his Lordship won't die in his Bed'.
BM: Satires 4007.
[Ref: 50954]   £280.00  
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Public House Politicians!!
Public House Politicians!!
Woodward del. [Isaac] Cruikshank.
Pub Jan.ry 2 1807 by T. Tegg Cheapside.
Coloured etching. 250 x 350mm (9¾ x 13¾") large margins on 3 sides. Small hole in background.
A group of men sit round a table with candles and beer discussing public affairs.
[Ref: 50707]   £230.00  
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A Quartette in Character.
A Quartette in Character.
Published by T. Reid, Sermon Place, New Cut. [n.d., c.1829.]
Rare hand-coloured etching. Sheet: 225 x 325mm (9 x 12¾''). Trimmed to printed border.
A group portrait of the Duke of Wellington, Lady Conyngham, George IV and Robert Peel as the characters from William Heath's series 'Parish Characters'. A copy of a satirical print by William Heath.
Copy of BM Satire 15746. Not in BM.
[Ref: 50817]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Rats in the barn. Or Iohn Bulls famous old dog Billy astonishing the Varment.
Rats in the barn. Or Iohn Bulls famous old dog Billy astonishing the Varment.
[William Heath.]
Pub by T. McLean 26 Haymarket Political & other Caricatuers Daily Pub.
Hand-coloured etching. Plate: 370 x 260mm (14½ x 10¼") large margins.
A fat John Bull, a yokel in a smock, stoops forward to cheer on a terrier with the head of Eldon who grips in his teeth a rat with the (terrified) head of Wellington. Another rat (? Peel) has been flung into the air and falls back. Other rats, all with human heads, scamper away over a heap of unthrashed corn, into which some of them dive, tails only projecting: one disappears down a hole. Behind J. B. is the doorway of the barn, framing the tower of a village church, which is out of the perpendicular, and shored up by beams, one inscribed 'Prop'.
BM Satires: 15699.
[Ref: 50743]   £230.00  
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Reasonable Charges or Ducks Metamorphosed!
Reasonable Charges or Ducks Metamorphosed!
Woodward del.
Published by T. Tegg No 111 Cheapside. [n.d., c.1805.] Bit later.
Coloured etching. Sheet 250 x 360mm (9¾ x 14¼"). Trimmed into plate, laid on paper.
A waiter offers the menu to two men at table, one of whom exclaims that the ducks, priced at £1 1s, are guinea fowls.
BM: 1991,0720.39, suggesting the etcher was Isaac Cruikshank.
[Ref: 50714]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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John Bull Reading the Extraordinary Red Book.
John Bull Reading the Extraordinary Red Book.
[William Elmes.]
By Th.s Tegge - 111 Cheapside. [n.d., c.1819.]
Colouired etching. 250 x 355mm (9¾ x 14"), watermarked 1819 large margins.
John Bull reads 'Extraordinary Red Book: A List of All Places, Pensions, Sinecures, &c. with the Various Salaries and Emoluments Arising Therefrom', written by 'A Commoner', an early version of the Civil List. He expresses outrage at the payments to governmental figures including Castlereagh, Bathurst and Eldon, totalling just under half-a-million pounds. The third edition of the book was published in 1819.
BM Satires 12781, dating c.1816.
[Ref: 50699]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Reflections on Matrimony. The Honey Moon, and Afterwards.
Reflections on Matrimony. The Honey Moon, and Afterwards.
Drawn and Engraved by Theodore Lane.
[n.d., c.1825.]
Scarce hand-coloured aquatint. Sheet: 425 x 320mm (16¾ x 12¾''). Damage in edges, trimmed.
A satirical print showing a man in the centre of the image surrounded by thoughts about marriage, from falling in love to drunkenness, adultery and life in prison. The whole scene is surrounded by ouroboros, an ancient symbol of a snake eating his own tail representing eternity.
[Ref: 51077]   £480.00  
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Reform Advised. Reform Begun. Reform Compleat.
Reform Advised. Reform Begun. Reform Compleat.
[Thomas Rowlandson.]
Published as the Act directs Jan.y 8.th 1793 by Ino. Brown No.2 Adelphi.
Etching. Sheet: 415 x 275mm (16¼ x 10¾''). Trimmed within plate, staining.
A satirical print in three scenes, in the first scene John Bull sits comfortably with a table full of food next to him, three ragged and hungry French revolutionaries put forward the idea of reform and taunt Bull. The second scene shows a ragged, peg-legged John Bull complaining to the three revolutionaries who brandish clubs; the final scene shows the three Frenchmen overpowering John Bull. A commentary on Grey's advocating reform in light of the French Revolution.
BM Satire 8289.
[Ref: 50965]   £260.00  
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Here We Go UP UP UP and there he goes DOWN DOWN DOWNE.
Here We Go UP UP UP and there he goes DOWN DOWN DOWNE.
London Pubd by O Hodgson 10 Cloth Fair. [n.d., c.1831.]
A rare lithograph with hand colour. Sheet 240 x 310mm (9½ x 12¼"). Laid on canvas.
A satire of the 1832 Reform Bill, with a see-saw with the Crown as the fulcrum. At the centre is William IV, waving the Union flag; to the right is Lord Grey, seated on the lever, helping William balance with a scroll marked 'Union', with John Bull standing underneath, wedging the lever up with the 'Reform Bill'; and to the right the Duke of Wellington tumbles backwards as the lever breaks under the weight of him and two huge scrolls marked 'Anti Reform'.
Not in BM.
[Ref: 50693]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Hadrianus Relandus.
Hadrianus Relandus. Enthea Pierio redimiri tempora serto...
B: Berneaerts sc.
[n.d., c.1720.]
Engraving. Sheet: 140 x 85mm (5½ x 3½''). Trimmed.
A portrait of Dutch Orientalist scholar Adriaan Reland (1676-1718), writer on Jewish and Islam. However he is especially famous for his map of Japan, which is almost entirely based on Japanese sources. When it was published in 1715 Europeans were not even allowed to set foot in Japan.
[Ref: 51136]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Lord Sidmouth's in Richmond Park.
Lord Sidmouth's in Richmond Park.
[after Humphry Repton.]
Published by J. Taylor, Feb 1. 1816.
Rare coloured aquatint with overlay. 230 x 320mm (9 x 11½). Trimmed into plate at sides.
The front of White Lodge, now the home of the Royal Ballet Lower School in Richmond Park. The name here refers to Prime Minister, Henry Addington, 1st Viscount Sidmouth, who was given the lodge by George III and enclosed the lodge's first private gardens in 1805. Published in Humphry Repton's 'Fragments on the theory and practice of Landscape Gardening', the plate has a hinged overlay: when the slip is down Richmond Park's deer and cattle are shown coming up to the walls of the Lodge; lifting the slip reveals a promenade with formal gardens free from wildlife. Repton (1752-1818) was the last great English landscape designer of the C18th, who coined the term 'landscape gardener'. Regarded as the successor to Capability Brown, he worked at Blaise Castle, Woburn Abbey, Stoneleigh Abbey & the central gardens in Russell Square, but lost out on the Prince Regent's Brighton Pavilion to John Nash (although he published his designs).
Abbey: Scenery 391.
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The Resignation.
The Resignation.
[Charles Williams.]
Pub.d Feb.y 23.d 1798 by S.W. Fores 59 Piccadilly._Folios of Caricatures lent out for the Evening.
Hand-coloured etching, watermark '1797'. Plate: 345 x 280mm (13½ x 11''). Trimmed on left and right edges to platemark.
A political satire showing Charles Howard, Duke of Norfolk brandishing a stick labelled 'Hereditary' before George III while Prime Minister William Pitt cowers behind the king's chair.
BM Satire 9175.
[Ref: 50765]   £280.00  
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A Rhinoceros Caught at Stamford Hill Nov. 21 1867.
A Rhinoceros Caught at Stamford Hill Nov. 21 1867.
Ink drawing. Sheet: 90 x 165mm (3½ x 6½''). Trimmed and laid on album sheet.
A drawing of a rhino.
[Ref: 51143]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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A Striking view of Richmond.
A Striking view of Richmond.
Drawn, Etch'd & Pub'd By Dighton, 6 Charing Cross, March 1810.
Fine hand-coloured etching. Plate: 325 x 220mm (12¾ x 8¾'').
A portrait of Bill Richmond (1763-1829), born a slave in Richmondtown, Staten Island, Richmond moved to England in 1777 and spent the rest of his life there. After being educated Richmond was apprenticed to a cabinet maker in York. While in Yorkshire he fought in several boxing matches, and then in 1795 he moved to London and ran the pub the Horse and Dolphin in Leicester Square, he made his name boxing and he fought against Tom Cribb, George Maddox, Tom Molineaux and Tom Shelton.
Siltzer:p327. BM Satire 11587.
[Ref: 50987]   £850.00  
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The Rival Candidates.
The Rival Candidates.
[Thomas Rowlandson.]
Pub.d April 8.th by W. Humphrey No. 227 Stand.
Hand-coloured etching, 1828 watermark. Plate: 235 x 350mm (9¼ x 13¾''). Tears in margins.
A political satire on the Westminster Election of 1784. Charles James Fox and Cecil Wray are named as Athenian statesmen Themistocles and Demosthenes while Samuel Hood, who has previously been MP for Westminster for the Whigs had changed sides and was standing again but supported by the Tories, is shown as Judas Iscariot. A plate from 'History of the Westminster Election, 1784'.
BM Satire 6510
[Ref: 50831]   £280.00  
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The Rival Majicians or Raising the Spirit.
The Rival Majicians or Raising the Spirit.
Thomas Scrutiny Inv.t.
Published for the Satarist July 1. 1808 by S. Tipper Leadenhall Street.
Aquatint and etching. Sheet: 205 x 340mm (8 x 13¼''). Trimmed, two vertical creases as issued.
A satirical print commenting on a bill banning the distillation of alcohol using grain in favour for the use of sugar and molasses. A black magician is shown holding a wand made of sugar cane shocking Sir John Sinclair and Arthur Young. On the left is a large barrel and distilling equipment and in the centre grotesque figures representing vice and sickness dance in a container of liquid.
BM Satire 10993.
[Ref: 50976]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Robinson Crusoe with his two Guns.
Robinson Crusoe with his two Guns.
[n.d., c.1809.]
Hand-coloured etching. Sheet: 265 x 180mm (10¼ x 7''). Trimmed, creasing, laid on album sheet.
A comic print showing Robinson Crusoe, dressed in skins, carrying two, identical women on his shoulders.
BM Satire 11445.
[Ref: 50773]   £320.00  
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Vue Générale de Rouen.
Vue Générale de Rouen. Prise des Carrières S.te Catherine.
Dessiné d'après nature par Chapuy. Lith. par Bichebois_Fig par V. Adam.
[n.d., c.1860.]
Tinted lithograph. Sheet: 315 x 460mm (12½ x 18'') large margins.
A view of the French town of Rouen showing a carriage racing into the town.
[Ref: 50905]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Key to the Royal Horoscope of Futurity, For Unfolding the Mysteries of Destiny, Respectfully dedicated to all Lovers of the Astral Sciences, by their Devoted Servant, Gabriel, Astrologer of the 19th Century.
Key to the Royal Horoscope of Futurity, For Unfolding the Mysteries of Destiny, Respectfully dedicated to all Lovers of the Astral Sciences, by their Devoted Servant, Gabriel, Astrologer of the 19th Century.
Letterpress. Sheet: 165 x 170mm (6½ x 6¾''). Creasing, trimmed and laid on album sheet.
A horoscope, possibly produced by the Society of the Mercurii, one of the primary groups involved in the revival of the occult and astrological in the 1830s.
[Ref: 51134]   £85.00   (£102.00 incl.VAT)
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The Royal Milling Match.
The Royal Milling Match.
[William Heath.]
Pub Dec 1811 by S W Fores 50 Picadilli.
Fine hand coloured etching, 18th century watermark. Plate: 360 x 240, (414 x 9½"). Trimmed with plate on three sides, tears in left edge
A scene in which a man, Lord Yarmouth, punches the Prince Regent in the eye whilst shouting, behind a large 18th century screen decorated with caricatures a well dress woman looks on in dismay. The woman is Lady Yarmouth who, after her estrangement from her husband, became the mistress of the Prince Regent, later George IV.
BM Satire 11746.
[Ref: 50958]   £260.00  
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[Rugby Match.]
[Rugby Match.]
L.L.
[n.d., c.1900.]
Ink drawing. Sheet: 180 x 280mm (7 x 11'').
A sporting scene showing a rugby player kicking a football into a mass of players.
[Ref: 51065]   £280.00  
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Running to Cover, with the Bore Family in Full Cry.
Running to Cover, with the Bore Family in Full Cry.
London Published by Thos McLean, 26 Haymarket. [n.d., c.1830.]
Coloured etching. Plate: 245 x 350mm (9½ x 13¾''). Trimmed and toned.
Two young men rush through a doorway as a family with children bear down towards them.
[Ref: 50959]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Now This Here Is Just Wot I Likes!
Now This Here Is Just Wot I Likes!
H. Heath fec.t.
Pub.d 1829 by S.Gans Southampton Street.
Hand-coloured etching. Plate: 360 x 260mm (14 x 10¼''), with large margins. Foxing and staining on left.
A picnic scene showing a groupf of men and women sitting eating cake and drinking tea while the burner heating the tea catches fire.
[Ref: 50798]   £230.00  
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Rural Sports. - Cat in a Bowl. No 1.
Rural Sports. - Cat in a Bowl. No 1.
Rowlandson Del.
[Thomas Tegg, 1811].
Hand-coloured etching. Plate: 250 x 350mm (9¾ x 13¾'') large margins. Time stained.
A comic scene showing a group of figures by a pond near a tavern; in the middle of a pond a cat is trapped in a basket, on the far side of the pond an angry woman rushes into the pond to rescue the animal.
BM Satire: 11785.
[Ref: 50810]   £240.00  
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Village de Kororaréka. (Nouvelle Zélande).
Village de Kororaréka. (Nouvelle Zélande). Voyage de la frigate Vénus. Atlas Pittoresque.
Ménard del.t. Lith. Thierry frères. Lith. par Bichebois fig. par Blanchard.
[n.d., c.1841.]
Lithograph, printed on chine collé. Printed area: 210 x 275mm (8¼ x 11''), with very large margins.
A view of Russell, formally Kororareka, in the north of New Zealand, in the foreground three European soldier rolls barrells along the beach. A plate from 'Atlas Pittoresque of du Petit-Thouars' Voyage Autour du Monde sur La Fregate La Venus'.
[Ref: 50937]   £230.00  
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Cases du Paha (Village) de Kororareka (Nouvelle Zélande).
Cases du Paha (Village) de Kororareka (Nouvelle Zélande). Voyage de la frigate Vénus. Atlas Pittoresque.
Ménard del.t. Lith. Thierry frères, Paris. Lith. par Bichebois fig. par Blanchard.
[n.d., c.1841.]
Lithograph, printed on chine collé. Printed area: 210 x 275mm (8¼ x 11''), with very large margins. Foxing off image.
A view of Russell, formally Kororareka, in the north of New Zealand, showing maori houses and three maori figures in the foreground. A plate from 'Atlas Pittoresque of du Petit-Thouars' Voyage Autour du Monde sur La Fregate La Venus'.
[Ref: 50938]   £230.00  
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Basse des Trois-Frères et pointe du phare, à l'entrée de la baie d'Avatscha. (KamtschatKa).
Basse des Trois-Frères et pointe du phare, à l'entrée de la baie d'Avatscha. (KamtschatKa). Voyage de la frigate Vénus. Atlas Pittoresque.
Moerenhout del. Lith. Thierry frères. Sebatier Lith.
[n.d., c.1841.]
Lithograph, printed on chine collé. Printed area: 210 x 275mm (8¼ x 11''), with very large margins.
A view of the mouth of the Avacha river on the Kamchatka peninsula in north-eastern Russia. A plate from 'Atlas Pittoresque of du Petit-Thouars' Voyage Autour du Monde sur La Fregate La Venus'.
[Ref: 50940]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Sarawak; its Inhabitants and Productions:
Sarawak; its Inhabitants and Productions: Being Notes During a Residence in that Country with His Excelleny Mr. Brooke. By Hugh Low Colonial Secretary at Labuh-An.
London: Richard Bentley, New Berlington Street, Publisher in Ordinary to Her Majesty. 1848.
First Edition. 8vo, original gilt-decorated red cloth, all edges gilt; pp. xxiv+416, 4 steel-engraved plates, two wood-engraved plates of weapons, two wood-engraved text illustrations. Front inner hinge taped, some gatherings strained, a little foxing throughout, ink ownership inscription on prelim; lacking plate of beetles.
An account of a thirty-month stay in Sarawak with James Brooke ('the White Rajah'), by Sir Hugh Low (1824-1905), a colonial administrator and naturalist. His primary interest was botanical, leading him to explore much of Sarawak, but his account is a general description
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Scio, Chio...
Scio, Chio...
[by Giovanni Francesco Camocio.]
[Venice: Bertelli?, c.1575.]
Engraving. 215 x 160mm (8¾ x 6½"), with very large margins. Small hole in bottom margin patched.
An early map of the Ægean island of Chios, with the capital shown as buildings in profile and two galleys in the sea. It was published in Camocio's rare atlas of islands claimed to be subject to Venice, 'Isole famose, porti fortezze e terre marittime sottoposte alla Ser.ma Sig.ria di Venezia'. First published in 1571, this later state has a plate number added.
Zackarakis 517.
[Ref: 51055]   £360.00  
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Scotch Washing.
Scotch Washing.
[Isaac] Cruikshank Del.
Published by T. Tegg, 111 Cheapside. [n.d., c.1810.]
Coloured etching. 245 x 350mm (9¾ x 13¾"). Trimmed within plate top and bottom.
Buxom woman lift their skirts the tample in tub by a highland stream. One stands in the stream splashing a laughing man with water, using an oar. First published dated 1810.
BM Satire 11652.
[Ref: 50709]   £240.00  
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Iane Scrimshaw.
Iane Scrimshaw. The Old Woman. Ætat CXXVI. 1710.
[n.d., c.1710.]
Engraving. Sheet: 130 x 90mm (5 x 3½''). Trimmed and laid on album sheet.
A portrait of the centenarian Jane Scrimshaw (1585-1710).
[Ref: 51140]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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[Advert.] Now Publishing, in Royal 4to. Price Nine, Shillings. Floral Illustrations of the Seasons, Consisting of Representations Drawn from Nature of some of the Most Beautiful, Hardy, and Rare Herbaceous Plants...
[Advert.] Now Publishing, in Royal 4to. Price Nine, Shillings. Floral Illustrations of the Seasons, Consisting of Representations Drawn from Nature of some of the Most Beautiful, Hardy, and Rare Herbaceous Plants...
By Mrs. Edward Roscoe, Liverpool. Engraved by R. Havell, Jun.
Published by Baldwin & Cradock, Paternoster Row, for R. Havell, Jun. 79, Newman Street, Oxford Street. 1829.
Rare letterpress. Sheet: 225 x 140mm (9 x 5½''). Binding holes.
An advert for a series of botanical prints.
[Ref: 51049]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Sailors' Encampment Before Sebastopol. The Agamemnon Babbies. No.4.
Sailors' Encampment Before Sebastopol. The Agamemnon Babbies. No.4. ''The way these fellows (the Agamemnon Babbies, Trafalgar Lambs &c) have got up the ships guns...
Fine hand-coloured lithograph. Sheet: 240 x 350mm (9½ x 13¾''). Staining and very slight tears.
A scene showing sailors from the HMS Agamemnon dragging the guns in front of a tent during the Crimean War.
[Ref: 51039]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Fredericus Henrius S.R.J. Comes de Seckendorf. etc. etc. S.C.M. Supremus Campi Mareschallus.
Fredericus Henrius S.R.J. Comes de Seckendorf. etc. etc. S.C.M. Supremus Campi Mareschallus.
Joh. El. Ridinger inv. fec. et exc. AV. [n.d., c.1750.]
Rare engraving. Plate: 335 x 250mm (13¼ x 9¾''). Small margins.
An equestrian portrait of Friedrich Heinrich Reichsgraf von Seckendorff (1673-1763), a German military commander for the Austrian army during the Wars of Austrian Succession and the Seven Years War.
[Ref: 50852]   £260.00  
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The Serenade!
The Serenade!
I.C. [Isaac Cruikshank]
Published Octr 11. 1802 by T Williamson N 20 Strand.
Coloured etching. 200 x 280mm (8 x 11") large margins.
A large man serenades an elderly lady who leans out of her window, accompanied by a violinist.
BM: 1948,0214.638.
[Ref: 50703]   £220.00  
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She Stoops to Conquer.
She Stoops to Conquer.
Rowlandson Del.
Pub.d 181[1] by Tho.s Tegg No.111 Cheapside. Price One Shilling.
Hand-coloured etching. Plate: 250 x 350mm (9¾ x 13¾''), large margins. Creasing in top margin.
A scene in a dungeon, a young woman sits paying attention to an ugly turnkey, her hand hovering over his set of keys as she attempts to steal them to set her lover free. A later edition with the date partially removed.
BM Satire 11799.
[Ref: 50737]   £280.00  
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Cloudesleio Shovel Equiti Aurato &c Copiarum Navalium Magnae Britanniae Praefecto.
Cloudesleio Shovel Equiti Aurato &c Copiarum Navalium Magnae Britanniae Praefecto.
F. Boucher invenit et delin. N. Tardieu Sculpsit.
Mac.S. [Paris: Basan, c.1737.]
Engraving. Plate: 650 x 410mm (25¾ x 16''). Central horizontal crease as normal. Small margins. Creasing in bottom right corner.
An allegorical monument to British naval commander Sir Cloudesley Shovell (1650-1707) who saw action in the Third Anglo-Dutch War and the War of Spanish Succession. From Eugene Mac-Swiny's 'Tombeaux des Princes, Grand Capitaines et Autres Hommes Illustres, Qui ont fleuri dans la Grande-Bretagne'. Owen McSwiny, former manager of Drury Lane and the Haymarket Theatres, had travelled to Italy where he bought works of Italian painters, including Canaletto, to sell to English collectors. He also planned a series of historical pictures to decorate the Duke of Richmond's apartment at Goodwood, commemorating the deeds of famous Englishmen.
[Ref: 50888]   £280.00  
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Pleasing Pastime, or a Christmas Quadrille Party.
Pleasing Pastime, or a Christmas Quadrille Party.
A. Frost Del.t.
London, Published by Tho.s McLean, 26, Haymarket, 1826.
Scarce coloured aquatint. 200 x 260mm (8 x 10¼"), with very large margins.
Four gentlemen skating on a lake, their incompetence resulting in an unintended dance: one man trips a second man, who flips over towards a hole in the ice, his skate gashing a third man's forehead and causing him to grab the fourth by the nose. 'A. Frost' is likely to be a pseudonym, possibly of either Lane or Egerton.
Not in BM
[Ref: 50683]   £280.00  
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Slap-bang Shop.
Slap-bang Shop.
Rowlandson Inv.t 1815.
Hand-coloured etching. Sheet: 360 x 240mm (14 x 9½''). Staining.
A scene in a cook's shop showing the customers looking round to stare at the pretty, young maid.
BM Satire 12655.
[Ref: 50983]   £260.00  
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Sketches of Scenery in South Wales. By G: O: Delamotte.
Sketches of Scenery in South Wales. By G: O: Delamotte.
Printed at Moser's Lithographic Press No 4 Greenland Place, Cromer Str.t, Brunswick Square, London [n.d., c.1820].
Oblong folio, printed wrappers; 6 lithographs, each sheet 285 x 445mm (11¼ x 17½"), very large margins Wrappers distressed.
One part of Delamotte's 'Sketches', with views of Margham (2), Swansea Ferry, Britonferry (2) and Dunraven Castle. George Orleans Delamotte ( 1809 - 1821; fl.), artist and teacher, son of a French refugee. His brother was William Alfred Delamotte (1775-1863), drawing-master at the Sandhurst Military Academy. His son Philip was a photography pioneer.
Not in Abbey. Ex: Collection of Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
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Ske[tches of ]Scenery in South Wales. By G: O: Delamotte.
Ske[tches of ]Scenery in South Wales. By G: O: Delamotte.
Printed at Moser and Harris's Lithographic Press No 71 Cromer Str.t, Brunswick Square, London [n.d., c.1820].
Oblong folio; 6 lithographs with partial wrapper, each sheet 285 x 445mm (11¼ x 17½"), with large margins.
One part of Delamotte's 'Sketches', with views of Aberdylis, Melincourt, Ysgwd yr Rhyd, Ysgwd Inon Cam, Entrance to Porth yr Ogof Caveer and Kil Hepsti. George Orleans Delamotte ( 1809 - 1821; fl.), artist and teacher, son of a French refugee. His brother was William Alfred Delamotte (1775-1863), drawing-master at the Sandhurst Military Academy. His son Philip was a photography pioneer.
Not in Abbey. Ex: Collection of Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
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Spanish Stock.
Spanish Stock. Active. Passive.
[n.d., c.1835.]
Scarce lithograph. Sheet: 275 x 230mm (10¾ x 9''). Trimmed and laid on album sheet.
A satirical portrait of two Spanish politicians, they are identified in ink below the image as Juan Alvarez Mendizabal (1790-1853) who served as Prime Minister of Spain from 1835 to 1836. Mendizabal's election put an end to the Carlist War in Spain. The second figure is identified as the Chargé d'affaires 1834.
[Ref: 51033]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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The Spirit Moves!!
The Spirit Moves!!
I.C. 1817. [Isaac Cruikshank.]
[n.d., c.1817.]
Coloured etching. 255 x 360mm (10 x 14¼") large margins.
A pair of ugly Quakers waltzing, with two other pairs behind.
See BM 13098, smaller and described as a lithograph, attributed to Isaac Robert Cruikshank as well as George.
[Ref: 50702]   £220.00  
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A Sketch at St Albans -or- Shaving the New Maid Dutchess!!!
A Sketch at St Albans -or- Shaving the New Maid Dutchess!!!
R. C. [Robert Cruikshank] fecit. Peter Wilkins del.t.
Pubd June 1827 [by George Humphrey?].
Hand-coloured etching. 255 x 350mm (10 x 13¾"), very large margins. Publication line partly illegible (as BM example).
The Duke of St. Albans (left) stands over his moustachioed wife. holding her chin, with a razor in his right hand. Behind him on a stool are a jug of shaving-water and a bowl of lather with a brush. Mrs. Coutts looks up at him; in her right hand is a cheque for £50,000, in her left a Cheque Book. She says, 'My dear young Shaver, here's £50.000 for you but you must dress my Beard once a day at least, do whatever I desire you, and never dare to contradict me', to which he replies ' My dear Dutchess your chin wants mowing sadly, and you should be properly lather'd first, but I fear I have not strength to do it'.
A satirical print on the marriage of actress Harriot Mellon (formerly the wife of Thomas Coutts, who left her his fortune and share in Coutts bank when he died in 1822) to the Duke of St Albans, 23 years her junior.

BM Satires 15455.
[Ref: 50721]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Vera Effigies et Delineatio Insulæ Sanctæ Helenæ...
Vera Effigies et Delineatio Insulæ Sanctæ Helenæ...
[Baptista à Doeticum sculp.]
[Amsterdam: C. Claesz, 1595-96.] Trimmed to neatline on three sides and into image at bottom, losing engraver's name, mounted on album paper.
Three coastal profiles of St Helena, engraved by Baptiste van Doeticum for Jan Huygen van Linschoten's 'Itinerario, Voyage ofte Schipvaert naer Oost ofte Portugaels Indien...'. The publication of Linschoten's 'Itinerario' broke the Portuguese monopoly on the trade routes to the spices of the East Indies, allowing the foundation of both the Dutch and English East India Companies.
[Ref: 51056]   £380.00  
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S.t Malo.
S.t Malo.
Dessiné d'après nature et lith par A. Guesdon.
[n.d., c.1860.]
Tinted lithograph. Sheet: 315 x 460mm (12½ x 18''). Trimmed at top.
A view of the walled city of St Malo on the coast of Brittany.
[Ref: 50904]   £240.00  
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Saint-Malo (Ille-et-Vilaine).
Saint-Malo (Ille-et-Vilaine). La Ville et le rocher du Grand Bey-Vue prise de la Pointe de la Cité à St. Servan.
Félix Benoist del. Sebatier lith. Fig. par Bayot.
Nantes, lith. Charpentier Edit. Paris, quai des Augustins, 55. [n..d., c.1860.]
Tinted lithograph. Sheet: 325 x 490mm (13 x 19¼''), with large margins. Foxing at bottom
A view of the coastal town of St Malo in Brittany, France.
[Ref: 50909]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Description of the Historical Print and Picture of Earl St. Vincent's Victory Over the Spanish Fleet, off Cape St. Vincent, on the 14th of February, 1797.
Description of the Historical Print and Picture of Earl St. Vincent's Victory Over the Spanish Fleet, off Cape St. Vincent, on the 14th of February, 1797. [&] Key to the Large Print & Picture of Adm.l Nelson's Boarding of the Spanish Ships in L.d St. Vincents Victory.
[Edward Orme, 1806.]
Engraved keyplate and letterpress, pt of watermark 01. Each sheet: 375 x 265mm (15 x 10½''), with large margins.
A keyplate to Daniel Orme's print, published by Edward Orme. Orme's print shows Nelson, having boarded the San Josef, with lieutenant Pearson beside him and Captain Berry pointing at the fallen Spanish ensign, receiving the sword of the Spanish admiral, Don Francisco Xavier Winthuysen, who expires beside a cannon to left, from the Spanish first lieutenant, while Spanish sailors and officers mourn their commander, a priest, O'Brien, standing to right, raising a crucifix and pointing towards him, with men cheering aboard the ships behind to left and right and other ships in the background. The keyplate shows the outline of the portraits with a key identifying 17 figures. The accompanying text describes the events of the battle. A plate from 'Orme's Graphic History of the Life, Exploits, and Death of Horation Nelson', published only three days after the funeral.
[Ref: 50900]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[The Quadrangle, Saint Bartholomew's Hospital.]
[The Quadrangle, Saint Bartholomew's Hospital.]
W. Walcott [signed in pencil.]
[n.d., 1938.]
Etching. 155 x 255mm (6 x 10"), with very large margins.
St Bartholomew's Hospital in Smithfield in the City of London. William Walcott R.E (1874 - 1943) was described by Furst as 'next to Brangwyn the greatest decorative etcher this country has produced'. This etching was commissioned by Sir Valentine Crittall, director of the Crittall Windows construction company, for Christmas 1938.
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[Charles Stanhope, Viscount Petersham]. A Portrait.
[Charles Stanhope, Viscount Petersham]. A Portrait.
[Thomas Rowlandson.]
Pub.d January 10th 1812 by H. Humphrey, 27 St. James's Street.
Hand-coloured etching. Platemark: 270 x 215mm (10¾ x 8½"), with very large margins.
Caricature portrait of Regency buck Charles Stanhope (1780-1851), known as 'Beau Petersham, standing as if on a flight of steps. He has large whiskers, and wears a brown double-breasted tail-coat with high collar and sleeves gathered at the shoulders to form a peak with long close-fitting breeches and spurred Hessian boots with large tassels. Two months after the publication he was appointed a Gentleman of the Bedchamber to King George III, a post that continued under King George IV until 1829, when he became 4th Earl of Harrington. Serving in the army he reached the rank of major-general. Companion print to item ref: 32086.
BM Satires: 11925.
[Ref: 50825]   £240.00  
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