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An American Indian Demanding his Bride.
An American Indian Demanding his Bride.
W.M. Craig del. K. Mackenzie sculp.
London, Published Sept.r 1808 by S.A. & H. Oddy, 27, Oxford Street.
Rare stipple. Sheet 225 x 130mm (9 x 5¼").
A fanciful scene of a Native American presenting a dowry of game.
[Ref: 56214]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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War Dance of the Sauks and Foxes.
War Dance of the Sauks and Foxes.
Printed, Drawn & Coloured at J. T. Bowen, Lithographic Establishment No. 94 Walnut Street [after Peter Rindisbacher].
Published by F.W. Greenough, Philada. Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1838 by E.C. Greenough, in the Clerks Office of the Districk Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Lithograph. Printed area 235 x 350mm (9¼ x 13¾"), with large margins.
Warriors of the Sauk and Meskwaki (Fox) tribes dancing, sketched by Peter Rindisbacher (1806-34) and published in Thomas McKenney and James Hall's 'History of the Indian Tribes of North America'.
[Ref: 56058]   £420.00  
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[A skirmish between Europeans and Native Americans] America. Chap. VII.
[A skirmish between Europeans and Native Americans] America. Chap. VII.
[London: John Ogilby, 1670.]
Engraving. 130 x 170mm (5 x 6¾"). Trimmed from a sheet of text.
Probably the Dutch fighting a slave revolt in Brazil. From ''America Being the Latest and Most Accurate Description of the New World'', Ogilby's translation of Arnold Montanus' ''De Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld''.
[Ref: 56212]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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San Francisco.
San Francisco.
E. Hildebrandt. Chromofacsimile
[n.d. c.1865.]
Chromolithograph. 270 x 380mm. 10¾ x 15" Trimmed to image as normal.
A view up California Street, towards Nob Hill, one of the original 'Seven Hills' of the city. past Montgomery Street. On the right are the Parrott Building and St. Mary's, to the left Grace Church. In the foreground is a steam-powered trolley car, a decade before the introduction of the first cable system. Edward Hildebrandt (1818-1869) went on a world tour in the 1860s with stops that included the United States. A folio of his works from his round-the-world voyage were published as chromolithographs in 1864 in Berlin under the title 'Reise um die Erde' (Journey around the Earth). His original watercolours were exhibited in London in 1866 and Crystal Palace in 1868, just a year before his death in Berlin.
[Ref: 56145]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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Arucano, Native of Chili.
Arucano, Native of Chili. D.r Prichard's Natural History of Man. Plate XLI.
London, Published by H.Bailliere, 1842.
Coloured aquatint. Sheet 230 x 145mm (9 x 5¾"0.
A Mapuche of the Araucanía region of Chile.
[Ref: 56215]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Amérique Septentionale. Coutume funèbre des Chactas de la Louisiane
Amérique Septentionale. Coutume funèbre des Chactas de la Louisiane
[n.d., c.1800.]
Coloured engraving. Sheet 185 x 125mm (7¼ x 5"). Trimmed within plate.
A Choctaw 'burial scaffold', a funerary platform supported by four posts. This was the first step in a burial process. After several months later, bone pickers stripped the flesh from the bones, which were cleaned and placed in an ossuary.
[Ref: 56216]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Amérique Septentionale. Enrolement des guerrieurs Creeks.
Amérique Septentionale. Enrolement des guerrieurs Creeks.
[n.d., c.1800.]
Coloured engraving. Sheet 185 x 125mm (7¼ x 5"). Trimmed within plate at sides.
An initiation ceremony for a Creek warrior.
[Ref: 56213]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Reception de Franklin au Palais Royal par le Duc d'Orleans (Louis Philippe) 1778.
Reception de Franklin au Palais Royal par le Duc d'Orleans (Louis Philippe) 1778. Histoire du Palais Royal. (Stuben).
Weber del. lith de Ch: Motte.
[n.d., c.1840.]
Coloured lithograph on chine collé. Sheet 390 x 280mm (15¼ x 11"), with publisher's blindstamp. A little spotting, chine collé lifting on left.
Benjamin Franklin being presented to the Duc d'Orleans in 1778, while he was a commissioner of the United States, during the American War of Independence.
[Ref: 55756]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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Ameriq. Sept. L'An 1801. Possession Anglaies. Home & Femme Iroquoia.
Ameriq. Sept. L'An 1801. Possession Anglaies. Home & Femme Iroquoia.
Coloured engraving. Sheet 220 x 160mm (8¾ x 6¼").
A fanciful portrait of an Iroquis warrior, his wife and child in a cradleboard.
[Ref: 56217]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Mongolian Race. A Kalapuya Lad; Native of Oregon.
Mongolian Race. A Kalapuya Lad; Native of Oregon.
[n.d., c.1850.]
Coloured engraving. Sheet 170 x 110mm (6¾ x 4¼").
Head and shoulders portrait, copied from an engraving in Charles Wilkes' U. S. Exploring Expedition: Vol 9 the Races of Man', 1848.
[Ref: 56208]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Life in New York. The Rivals.
Life in New York. The Rivals.
Printed by C. Ingrey, 310 Strand.
Pub. by W.H. Isaacs, Charles St. Soho [n.d., c.1832].
Scarce coloured lithograph. Printed area 160 x 210mm (6¼ x 8¼"). Tear in inscription area taped.
Two black men compete for the attentions of a finely-dressed woman. A satire on the aspirations of the free black people in New York, continuing on the success of the similar series 'Life in Philadelphia' by William Clay, published in England by W. Harrison Issacs.
[Ref: 56056]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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New-York 44. Broad-way.
New-York 44. Broad-way.
Drawn from nature by Aug. Köllner. Lith by Deroy. Printed by Cattier.
New-York & Paris; published by Goupil & Co. Entered according to act of congress, in the year 1850, by Aug. Köllner, in the clerk's office of the district court for the southern district of New-York.
Tinted lithograph with hand colour. Ink stamp verso "Rofino Hernando Liberia monte num 78 Habana". Printed area 245 x 300mm (9¾ x 11¾"). Some spotting.
A busy view looking south on Broadway from City Hall Park, looking towards Trinity Church. On the right is Astor House (or the Park Hotel), built in 1834, with St. Paul's Chapel next to it. Beside that is the daguerreotype studio of Mathew B. Brady (at the corner of Broadway and Fulton Street). On the left is Barnum's Museum at Broadway and Ann Street (a site that it occupied from 1830 to 1865). Lithographed by Isidore-Laurent Deroy (1797-1886) after August Köllner (1813-1906). Köllner, born in Württemberg and emigrated to America in 1839, made over a hundred drawing of American and Canadian cities, sending them to Paris to be lithographed. 54 were published, between 1848 and 1851.
[Ref: 56027]   £350.00  
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[Otacity Ostenaco] Austenaco, Great Warriour, Commander in Chief of the Cherokee Nation.
[Otacity Ostenaco] Austenaco, Great Warriour, Commander in Chief of the Cherokee Nation.
Engraved for the British Magazine. [loosely based on a painting by Joshua Reynolds.]
[n.d. c.1762].
Engraving. 180 x 110mm (7 x 4")
Otacity Ostenaco (c.1710-80), Cherokee chief who fought for the British in the French and Indian Wars (raiding the French stronghold at Fort Duquesne, now Pittsburgh) and the American War of Independence. In 1762 he visited London, where he was painted by Joshua Reynolds.
[Ref: 56209]   £160.00  
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[Otacity Ostenaco] Outacite, King of the Cherokees.
[Otacity Ostenaco] Outacite, King of the Cherokees.
[loosely based on a painting by Joshua Reynolds.]
[n.d., c1765.]
Engraving. 180 x 110mm (7 x 4¼") Trimmed to plate top and bottom, tear in right margin; 2 sides large margins.
Otacity Ostenaco (c.1710-80), Cherokee chief who fought for the British in the French and Indian Wars (raiding the French stronghold at Fort Duquesne, now Pittsburgh) and the American War of Independence. In 1762 he visited London, where he was painted by Joshua Reynolds.
[Ref: 56205]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Otacity Ostenaco] Outacite, King of the Cherokees.
[Otacity Ostenaco] Outacite, King of the Cherokees.
[based on a painting by Joshua Reynolds.]
[n.d., c1765.]
Original coloured engraving. Trimmed as a scrap, sheet (at largest) 155 x 105mm (6 x 4"). Trimmed within image, hole in title area.
Otacity Ostenaco (c.1710-80), Cherokee chief who fought for the British in the French and Indian Wars (raiding the French stronghold at Fort Duquesne, now Pittsburgh) and the American War of Independence. In 1762 he visited London, where he was painted by Joshua Reynolds.
[Ref: 56204]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Human Sacrifice] America. Chap. V.
[Human Sacrifice] America. Chap. V.
[London: John Ogilby, 1670.]
Engraving. 130 x 170mm (5 x 6¾"). Trimmed from a sheet of text.
A man lying on a slab, being bled. Behind two warriors fight. From 'America Being the Latest and Most Accurate Description of the New World'.
[Ref: 56211]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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