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View of the Entrance into Cape Town from Green Point.
View of the Entrance into Cape Town from Green Point.
J. Bluck sculp.t.
Published Feb.y 1st 1804 by Cadell & Davies, Strand.
Aquatint. Sheet 240 x 440mm (9½ x 17¼"), watermarked 1804. Folded twice, as issued. Trimmed to platemark
A view of Cape Town, with Table Mountain, and an ox cart, published as the frontispiece to Sir John Barrow's 'An Account of Travels into the Interior of Southern Africa'. Barrow (1764-1848) was comptroller to Lord Macartney during the first British embassy to China (1792-4), then private secretary to Macartney when he was governor of the newly-acquired colony of the Cape of Good Hope, publishing accounts of both. He was also Second Secretary to the Admiralty (1804-45), during which time he promoted the Arctic voyages of John Ross, William Edward Parry, James Clark Ross and John Franklin.
[Ref: 58098]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Table Bay. 14.
Table Bay. 14.
[Lithographed by John Corbett Anderson after Charles Richard Francis?]
[Croydon: J.C.Anderson, 1859.]
Coloured lithograph. Printed area 200 x 250mm (8 x 10") very large margins.
From 'To India and Back by the Cape by a Traveller' by C.R. Francis.
Abbey 524.
[Ref: 58021]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Mr. H.M. Stanley's Explorations in the Dark Continent
Mr. H.M. Stanley's Explorations in the Dark Continent - Map of the Route and A Portrait Group of the Officers of his Expedition. Sketch Map to Illustrate H.M. Stanley's Route in the Emin Relief Expedition.
Drawn by W. and A.K. Johnston, Edinburgh.
[London., 1890.]
Wood engraving, printed in colour. Sheet 390 x 600mm (15¾ x 23¾"). Some spotting. Central crease as normal. Repaired tears in central crease.
A map of central Africa and nine roundel portraits of members of Henry Morton Stanley expedition (1886-9) to relieve the governor of Equatoria (south Sudan) from Mahdist forces. Published in the Graphic Newspaper.
[Ref: 58150]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Port Louis. (from the Offing)
Port Louis. (from the Offing)
Drawn on Stone by W.m Rider from the Original by T. Bradshaw Esq.r. Printed by C. Hullmandel.
Pub.d for the Proprietor, Nov.r 1st 1831, by Mess.rs Carpenter. Old Bond St.
Lithograph with faint hand colour. Sheet 270 x 345mm (10½ x 13½"), large margins.
A view of Mauritius from the sea, plate 4 of 40 in Thomas Bradshaw's 'Views in the Mauritius, or Isle of France'. Thomas Bradshaw was Auditor-General of Mauritius. Although he was regarded as one of the best artists to visit Mauritius up to that time, as a civil servant he was wanting: a report from August 1826 speaks of him in unflattering terms: ''An idle and inefficient public officer, not worthy to be the auditor-general''.
Abbey: 298.
[Ref: 58111]   £320.00  
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The Protestant Church, Port Louis.
The Protestant Church, Port Louis.
Drawn on Stone by W.m Rider from the Original by T. Bradshaw Esq.r. Printed by C. Hullmandel.
Pub.d for the Proprietor, July 1st 1831, by Mess.rs Carpenter. Old Bond St.
Lithograph with faint hand colour. Sheet 270 x 345mm (10½ x 13½"), large margins. Crease through inscription area.
A view of Mauritius with native pall-bearers, plate 5 of 40 in Thomas Bradshaw's 'Views in the Mauritius, or Isle of France'. Thomas Bradshaw was Auditor-General of Mauritius. Although he was regarded as one of the best artists to visit Mauritius up to that time, as a civil servant he was wanting: a report from August 1826 speaks of him in unflattering terms: ''An idle and inefficient public officer, not worthy to be the auditor-general''.
Abbey: 298.
[Ref: 58112]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Cascade des Plaines Wilhelms.
Cascade des Plaines Wilhelms.
Drawn on Stone by W.m Rider from the Original by T. Bradshaw Esq.r. Printed by C. Hullmandel.
Pub.d for the Proprietor, Feb.y 1st 1832, by Mess.rs Carpenter. Old Bond St.
Lithograph on chine collé, with faint hand colour. Sheet 270 x 345mm (10½ x 13½"), large margins.
A waterfall on Mauritius with an artist sketching, plate 12 of 40 in Thomas Bradshaw's 'Views in the Mauritius, or Isle of France'. Thomas Bradshaw was Auditor-General of Mauritius. Although he was regarded as one of the best artists to visit Mauritius up to that time, as a civil servant he was wanting: a report from August 1826 speaks of him in unflattering terms: ''An idle and inefficient public officer, not worthy to be the auditor-general''.
Abbey: 298.
[Ref: 58113]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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In the District of Moka.
In the District of Moka.
Drawn on Stone by W.m Rider from the Original by T. Bradshaw Esq.r. Printed by C. Hullmandel.
Pub.d for the Proprietor, April 1st 1832, by Mess.rs Carpenter. Old Bond St.
Lithograph with faint hand colour. Sheet 270 x 345mm (10½ x 13½").
A view of the countryside of Mauritius, plate 30 of 40 in Thomas Bradshaw's 'Views in the Mauritius, or Isle of France'. Thomas Bradshaw was Auditor-General of Mauritius. Although he was regarded as one of the best artists to visit Mauritius up to that time, as a civil servant he was wanting: a report from August 1826 speaks of him in unflattering terms: ''An idle and inefficient public officer, not worthy to be the auditor-general''.
Abbey: 298.
[Ref: 58110]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[A mirage?]
[A mirage?]
[by Edward John Burrow.]
[n.d., c.1915.]
Rare etching. 200 x 280mm (8 x 11"), with large margins.
A war time desert scene, with human skeletons surrounded by vultures. Behind is a shimmering city, with palm trees and a river, perhaps the Nile: as it was unreachable by the poor travellers it is probably a mirage. By Edward John Burrow, known for his topographical etchings and several series of views of public schools.
[Ref: 58019]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[The Governor's House, Sierra Leone]
[The Governor's House, Sierra Leone]
JH[?].
[n.d., c.1820.]
Pencil sketch, titled in old ink mss. on reverse. Sheet 190 x 310mm (7½ x 12¼"). Slight mount burn.
A fine sketch of the Governor's House from the sea, with an American ship at anchor. Unfortunately it is unsigned.
See Ref: 58036
[Ref: 58035]   £320.00  
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Sierra Leone [pencil].
Sierra Leone [pencil].
JH[?].
[n.d., c.1820.]
Pencil sketch. Sheet 190 x 310mm (7½ x 12¼"). Slight mount burn.
A fine sketch, possibly from the Governor's House looking out to sea. Unfortunately it is unsigned.
See Ref: 58035
[Ref: 58036]   £320.00  
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