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An Apple Mill.
An Apple Mill.
J. Mynde sc.
[n.d., c.1750.]
Engraving. Sheet: 210 x 160mm (8¼ x 6¼"). Offsetting. Trimmed.
A diagram of an apple mill.
[Ref: 44598]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Adverts for Crosskill's Prize Reaping Machines, Waggons, and Carts, plus three verso adverts.
Adverts for Crosskill's Prize Reaping Machines, Waggons, and Carts, plus three verso adverts.
Hare [in image lower right, c.1850]
Woodblock printed on both sides, sheet 230 x 370mm (9 x 14½").
Advertisement for agricultural machinery.
[Ref: 44129]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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[A Dairy.]
[A Dairy.]
[French n.d., c.1785.]
Stipple. Plate: 225 x 195mm (9 x 7¾"). Tear in top edge. Small margins on 3 sides.
A scene at a dairy in which two children drink from a milk urn, a woman churns butter inside a house and two women, one holding a yoke, the other a pail have a conversation.
[Ref: 44636]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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The Farm Yard.
The Farm Yard.
[n.d., c.1850.]
Coloured wood engraving. Sheet 170 x 275mm, 6¾ x 10¾". Trimmed, laid on album paper.
An educational image of a framyard, with hay stacks, animals, a threaser and a milkmaid.
[Ref: 16440]   £110.00   (£132.00 incl.VAT)
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Farriers Shed.
Farriers Shed.
Drawn & Etched by J.A. Atkinson.
London Published Jany. 1st 1807, by William Miller 49, Albermarle Street, and James Walker 8, Conway Street Fitzroy Square.
Hand-coloured etching and aquatint. 245 x 185mm (9¾ x 7¼"), paper watermarked 'J Whatman 1805'. Printed area slightly age toned; wide margins.
From a first edition of 'Picturesque Representations of the Naval, Military and Miscellaneous Costumes of Great Britain' (1807). Offered with accompanying letterpress text leaf. John Augustus Atkinson (1775 - 1830) was a British etcher, painter, draughtsman and printmaker. He spent 1784-1801 in Russia with James Walker, thought to be his uncle.
See Slater, p.110.
[Ref: 21474]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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A Press to squeeze Apples or make Verjuice.
A Press to squeeze Apples or make Verjuice. Plate 24 Vol. II page 255.
Engraving and etching. Plate 148 x 197mm. 5¾ x 7¾".
A medieval apple press. Verjuice is a very acidic juice made by pressing unripe apples. During the middle ages it was widely used in sauces or as a condiment.
Ex Collection Norman Blackburn.
[Ref: 18510]   £45.00   (£54.00 incl.VAT)
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The Furze Cutter.
The Furze Cutter.
Painted by J. Barney. Engraved by W. S. Reynolds.
London, published Aug.t 21st, 1799, by S. Morgan. No.22 Margaret Street, Cavendish Square.
Mezzotint and etching with large margins. Platemark: 640 x 445mm. (25¼ x 17½").
An agricultural worker holding a bill-hook and carrying a bundle of furze on his back; after Joseph Barney (1751 - 1829). Joseph Barney studied with Angelica Kauffmann and Antonio Zucchi, assisted Matthew Boulton at Wolverhapton in finishing mechanical paintings, exhibited at the Royal Academy and British Institute, and became Drawing Master at Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. Unusually, the engraver Samuel William Reynolds' initials have been inscribed incorrectly (as 'W.S. Reynolds')!
From the Oettingen-Wallerstein Collection; Whitman: 327
[Ref: 28393]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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Le Jardinier Industrieux.
Le Jardinier Industrieux.
From a Painting by David Teniers in the Possession of Dawson Turner Esq.
[n.d., c.1820.]
Engraving. Plate: 240 x 190mm (9½ x 7½"), with large margins.
A portait of a hard working gardener carrying a heavy pot while a woman behind helps with cuttings.
[Ref: 47007]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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A New method of Cultivating Vines. &c and procuring their Fruit in the greatest Perfection.
A New method of Cultivating Vines. &c and procuring their Fruit in the greatest Perfection.
Engrav'd for the Universal Magazine 1751, for J. Hinton at the Kings Arms at St Pauls Church Yard London.
Engraving. Sheet: 310 x 200mm (12½ x 8"). Trimmed. Creases as normal.
A diagram showing the design for a hot house for growing vines.
[Ref: 44601]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Harrowing.
Harrowing.
[n.d., c.1850.]
Coloured lithograph. Sheet 115 x 155mm, 4½ x 6". Trimmed, laid on album paper.
An educational image showing a boy leading two horses dragging a harrow. Harrowing breaks up clods of earth after ploughing to make a fine finish to the soil in readiness for planting.
[Ref: 16438]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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[Picking and Drying Leaves.]
[Picking and Drying Leaves.]
[n.d., c.1770.]
Etching. Sheet: 180 x 230mm (7 x 9''). Damaged. Trimmed.
A scene in a workshop, on the left figures are shown picking leaves from a tree, inside the workshop figures are shown collecting the leaves and arranging them on racks to dry.
[Ref: 49746]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Laitière.
Laitière.
J. Madou Fe.
Lith de Burggraaff, à Brt. [n.d., c.1840.]
Hand-coloured lithograph. Sheet: 200 x 255mm (8 x 10").
A portait of a milkmaid carrying an urn on her head.
[Ref: 44641]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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[Peat Cart] Plate 27.
[Peat Cart] Plate 27.
Geo. Walker Del.t. Engraved by R. Havell.
Publish'd by Robinson & Son, Leeds, June 1. 1814.
Fine hand coloured aquatint. 290 x 380mm (11½ x 15"), with wide margins.
One man stands at a cart as another man cuts peat on a hillside. From George Walkerís 'The costume of Yorkshire' published in 1814, containing forty-one coloured aquatint plates based upon the authorís original drawings of social and economic scenes in Yorkshire.
[Ref: 54265]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Labourage nivernais, also called Le Sombrage  (Ploughing in Nevers, also called The First Dressing).]
[Labourage nivernais, also called Le Sombrage (Ploughing in Nevers, also called The First Dressing).]
Rosa Bonheur [scratched in plate lower right.]
[n.d., c.1920.]
Colour printed mezzotint, 295 x 530mm. 11½ x 20¾".
Two teams of Charolais-Nivernais oxen pulling heavy ploughs in the Nivernais landscape of France. After Rosa Bonheur's (1822 - 1899) oil dated 1849. The French State commissioned the painting from Bonheur in 1848 for the Musée de Lyon, but decided to keep it in Paris, at the Musée du Luxembourg. When the artist died it was put in the Louvre and is now part of the Musée d'Orsay collection.
[Ref: 9449]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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Ploughing.
Ploughing.
[n.d., c.1850.]
Coloured lithograph. Sheet 115 x 195mm, 4½ x 7¾". Trimmed, laid on album paper.
An educational image showing a pair of horses dragging plough.
[Ref: 16439]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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Sheep Shearing.
Sheep Shearing.
[n.d. c.1845.]
Hand-coloured lithograph. 115 x 134mm. 4½ x 5¼". Trimmed, laid on album sheet.
Farmers in the stable shearing their flock for the summer.
[Ref: 19384]   £45.00   (£54.00 incl.VAT)
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Lavage des moutns au moyen de l'appareil de Bigg, en usage sur la ferme de Meudon, appartenant à J. A. P. M.gr. Le Prince Napoléon.
Lavage des moutns au moyen de l'appareil de Bigg, en usage sur la ferme de Meudon, appartenant à J. A. P. M.gr. Le Prince Napoléon.
O. de Penne Pinx.t. Imp. Zanote, rue des Boulangers, 13 Paris.
Journal d'Agriculture pratique publié sous la directions de M.r. Barral.
Chromolithograph. Sheet: 260 x 195mm (10¼ x 7¾").
A view in a French farmyard in which the farmhands use a new machine for cleaning sheep by dipping the sheep, held in a cage, into a tub of water.
[Ref: 40330]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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[Shepherdess and Cattle.]
[Shepherdess and Cattle.]
Printed & Sold by Thos. Bakewell next the Horn Tavern, Fleet Street [n.d., c.1737-42]
Mezzotint, platemark 175 x 125mm (7 x 5"). Thread margins; small nick inside platemark lower left.
[Ref: 37662]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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[Slaughterman.]
[Slaughterman.]
[Drawn & engraved by William Henry Pyne.]
Published by William Miller, Albermarle Street, Jan.y 1. 1805.
Hand-coloured aquatint, with letterpress sheet. Sheet: 250 x 365mm (9¾ x 14½"). Staining on right edge, staple in top right corner.
A portrait of a slaughterman standing next to a dead cow, his hands resting on a large hammer. From 'The Costume of Great Britain', a book containing 60 plates of people at work and scenes of everyday life. William Henry Pyne (1769-1843), the son of a London weaver who became an artist and writer, was commissioned to write and illustrate the book by the publisher, William Miller of Albermarle Street, London. The illustrations are particularly notable as they portray British life on the eve of the Industrial Revolution.
Abbey Life 430.
[Ref: 44613]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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A Series of Engravings, Plat XIII.-Page 60. Illustrative of the Process of Rearing the Tea Plant, from the First Sowing of the Seed to its Final Package for the European Market.
A Series of Engravings, Plat XIII.-Page 60. Illustrative of the Process of Rearing the Tea Plant, from the First Sowing of the Seed to its Final Package for the European Market.
12 small plates and one title plate. Sheet 528 x 325mm. 20¾ x 12¾".
13 plates depicting the stages of tea planting.
[Ref: 15146]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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Timber Carters.
Timber Carters.
Painted by Wolstenholme. Engraved by Reeve
Pub.d May 1 1812 by W.D. Jones, Repository of Arts, Cambridge.
Very scarce aquatint, with hand-colouring 370 x 450mm (14½ x 17¾"), with wide margins, paper watermarked 'Fellows 1808'. Slight creasing.
Rural woodcutting scene after animal painter Dean Wolstenholme, the elder (1757-1837). Wolstenholme didn't move to London until 1800, but exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1803, and while best-known for fox-hunting scenes, he also painted various other rural and sporting subjects.
[Ref: 37552]   £450.00  
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The Tobacco-Manufactory in different Branches.
The Tobacco-Manufactory in different Branches.
Engrvaed for the Univsal Magazine 1750 for J. Hinton at the Kings Arms in St Pauls Church Yard London.
Engraving. Sheet: 240 x 200mm (9½ x 8"). Trimmed within plate.
A scene showing figures at work producing tobacco.
[Ref: 44596]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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The Tobacco-Manufactory in different Branches.
The Tobacco-Manufactory in different Branches.
Engrav'd for the Universal Magazine 1750 for J. Hinton at the Kings Arms in St. Pauls Church Yard London.
Engraving, sheet 200 x 240mm. 8 x 9½". Trimmed to plate; two vertical folds (as normal), one tearing from top.
For the Universal Magazine.
[Ref: 13715]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Dealer in Tobacco & Snuff.
Dealer in Tobacco & Snuff.
[n.d., c.1830.]
Hand-coloured etching. Sheet: 245 x 165mm (9¾ x 6½''). Trimmed and laid on album sheet.
An advert showing a young highlander and a native American leaning against a barrell of tobacco. Surrounding the scene are several articles relating to tobacco e.g. 'Love's Progress of a Tobaconist', 'Lins on Tobaker' and 'Grammatical Smoking'.
[Ref: 48594]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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[Wine harvest]
[Wine harvest] Vendemmia
Marco Ricci pinx.t Chatelain fecit Goupy direxit [c.1740s]
Etching, J. Whatman watermark; platemark 330 x 440mm (13 x 17¼"); large margins. Tears from top edge. Loss in margin at top right.
Man treading grapes in a barrel on wheels on right, with woman carrying a basket of grapes nearby. Several figures picking fruit from trees on left. One of a set of eight etchings after Marco Ricci originally published together by Joseph Goupy. Ricci (1676 - 1730) was a landscape painter who spent much of the period 1708-16 in England.
[Ref: 40662]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[Wine Press.]
[Wine Press.]
Printed for J. Hinton at the Kings Arms St Paul's Church Yard. 1747.
Engraving. Plate: 220 x 190mm (8¾ x 7½"), with large margins. Vertical creases as normal.
Two digarams one showing a wine press, the second showing a cider press.
[Ref: 44600]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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[Advert.] Winnowing Machine. Drill Plough.
[Advert.] Winnowing Machine. Drill Plough. Chambers & Co. Wolverhampton 1813 [Printed in reverse.]
[1816.]
Engraving. Sheet: 170 x 170mm (6¾ x 6¾''). Trimmed, creasing.
Two diagrams of machines designed and produced by James Chambers & Co.
[Ref: 49057]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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[Woodcutter.]
[Woodcutter.] 35.
J West 1810.
Lithograph. 128 x 184mm (4¾ x 7¼").
A scene of a woodcutter and his apprentice on a barge; the young apprentice places a loaded basket of wood onto the head of a woman.
[Ref: 31094]   £35.00   (£42.00 incl.VAT)
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The Woodman.
The Woodman. Far removed from noise and smoak, [/] Hark I hear the woodman's stroke...
Published 16th May 1793 by Rob.t Sayer & C.o Fleet Street London.
Fine hand-coloured mezzotint. Plate: 250 x 350mm (9¾ x 13¾"). Small margins. Some chips in edges.
A portrait of a woodman, stood by a fallen tree and his dog, behind them two woodmen say through a large log.
[Ref: 42598]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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