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Conchology of Tenby [in image]
Conchology of Tenby [in image]
Drawn by C. Norris Esq.r Engraved by S. Rawle
Published for the Repository at Tenby, 10 April, 1813
Engraving, rare, platemark 235 x 300mm (9¼ x 11¾"). Small margins.
Engraving of shells found in Tenby, South Wales, after a drawing by the topographical artist Charles Norris (1779-1858) who moved there in 1810. In Tenby Norris researched architectural antiquities, and published several volumes of prints made from his drawings.
[Ref: 44785]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Graphic Illustrations Of Animals, Shewing Their Utility To Man In Their Employment During Life And Uses After Death. Pl. 20. Fish.
Graphic Illustrations Of Animals, Shewing Their Utility To Man In Their Employment During Life And Uses After Death. Pl. 20. Fish.
Designed and Drawn on Stone by R.K.Thomas.
Published by Thomas Varty, 31, Strand, London. [n.d., c.1850.]
Fine original hand coloured lithograph, sheet 360 x 415mm. 14¼ x 16¼". Vertical centrefold as normal. Mint.
A central illustration of various landed fish, surrounded by nine vignette scenes of catching them and their preparation as food.
[Ref: 13286]   £150.00   (£180.00 incl.VAT)
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Indian Dugong.
Indian Dugong. Halicora Dugung. F. Cuv.
Drawn & lith. by Waterhouse Hawkins. Printed by Graf & Scrit, 14 Newman Street.
[London, c.1835.]
Coloured lithograph. Sheet 345 x 490mm, 13½ x 19¼". Fine hand colour.
A Dugong, a marine mammal related to the manatee, published in Major-General Thomas Hardwicke's 'Illustrations of Indian Zoology', 1830-35. Hardwicke (1755- 1835), an officer of the East India Company, collected zoological specimens and had them drawn by Indian artists. When he returned from India he had the largest collection of drawings of Indian animals ever formed by a single individual, which was presented to the British Museum when he died. He financed the 202 hand-coloured plates of this work, but died before the text was written.
[Ref: 27367]   £150.00   (£180.00 incl.VAT)
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[The Seal. Plate III. (Phoca vitulina).]
[The Seal. Plate III. (Phoca vitulina).]
W. Kuhnert [facsimile inside image.]
[London. Frederick Warne & Co. & New York.] [1912.]
Chromolithograph. Plate 171 x 240mm (6¾ x 9½").
Three seals seen resting on the shoreline. From "Animal Portraiture being Fifty Studies", by Wilhelm Kunhert (text by Richard Lydekker). Friedrich Wilhelm Kuhnert (1865-1926), the German painter, author and illustrator who specialised in animal images.
[Ref: 30177]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Pholas.
Pholas.
Designed by W. Daniell.
[n.d., c.1807.]
Aquatint. Sheet: 130 x 210mm (5 x 8¼"). Trimmed to platemark.
A portrait of a marine bivalve mollusc, depicted on a beach. An illustration from 'Zoography' by W. Wood published in 3 vols. 1807.
[Ref: 45958]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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Graphic Illustrations Of Animals. Shewing Their Utility To Man In Their Employment During Life And Uses After Death.
Graphic Illustrations Of Animals. Shewing Their Utility To Man In Their Employment During Life And Uses After Death. Crustacea & Reptiles.
Designed & Drawn on Stone by R. K. Thomas.
Published by Thomas Varty. Adelaide St. Strand. [n.d., c.1850.]
Hand coloured lithograph. 365 x 485mm (14¼ x 19"). Vertical centrefold as issued, reinforced with tape on the reverse.
A central illustration featuring a crab, lobster and marine turtle is surrounded by ten vignette scenes depicting these animals commercial uses and relationship to man, in life and death (each captioned). Plate to 'Graphic Illustrations Of Animals'. Numbered 'Pl. 21' upper right.
[Ref: 53947]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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Salmon.
Salmon. Scene in the Highlands of Scotland.
[n.d., c.1820.]
Engraving. 140 x 210mm (5½ x 8¼"). Stitch holes in bottom margin, tear in right edge.
A fish on a bank, mountian behind.
[Ref: 56610]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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[Sauve qui Peut.]
[Sauve qui Peut.]
Geo~Marples. [Pencil signature]
[n.d., c.1930.]
Ltd edition etching. 240 x 340mm.
A trout.
Guichard, p.50: "Fish, except by the Detmolds, have not been better portrayed in the British School than by Marples".
[Ref: 4086]   £420.00  
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Salmo trutta. Sea Trout.
Salmo trutta. Sea Trout. Solway Firth in July. Male. Size of Life. Weight 4lb 3oz. No. 9.
Drawn by Will.m Jardine, Bar.t. [Engraved by W.H. Lizars.]
[Edinburgh: W.H.Lizars, 1841].
Engraving. Sheet 500 x 630mm (19¾ x 12¾"). Trimmed within plate at sides, margins frayed, ink speckles across sea area.
A large plate of a sea trout, usually published in Sir William Jardine's 'British Salmonidæ', but this example apparently a plate spoiled in production. Jardine (1800-74), best-known for his populist 'Naturalist's Library' series, was a keen angler and authority on salmon and trout in the British Isles, recognised in 1860 by his appointment to the Royal Commission on the Salmon Fisheries of England and Wales. The fish shown here was caught near Jardine Hall, his estate in Annandale.
From ex Jardine Estate Sale. Thomson Roddick; Little Dyke, Dalton.
[Ref: 36883]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[Trout & Mayfly.]
[Trout & Mayfly.]
Geo~Marples. [Pencil signature]
[n.d., c.1930.]
Ltd edition etching with aquatint. Plate: 300 x 205mm, (12 x 8") very large margins. Slight mount burn.
A landscape scene in which a trout can be seen beneath the water, swimming toward three mayflies flying about the surface of the river.
Guichard, p.50: "Fish, except by the Detmolds, have not been better portrayed in the British School than by Marples".
[Ref: 40160]   £420.00  
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Turtle.
Turtle.
Designed by W. Daniell.
[n.d., c.1807.]
Aquatint. Sheet: 130 x 210mm (5 x 8¼"). Trimmed to platemark.
A portrait of a turtle, depicted on a beach with a ship in the distance. An illustration from 'Zoography' by W. Wood published in 3 vols. 1807.
[Ref: 45959]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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