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L'Amerique.
L'Amerique.
Dessine par Vauthier. Terminé par Bertrand.
A Paris et a Ausbourg chez Tessari et C.ie. Depose a la Direction. [n.d. c.1820]
Stipple, sheet 390 x 275mm (15½ x 10¾"). Trimmed to plate left and right. Small margin at bottom.
An early form of the allegorical figure representing "America". A head-and-shoulders portrait of a young Native American woman. She wears a fabric robe with left breast exposed, a feathered headdress with beaded braids, and feathered armbands.
[Ref: 61497]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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Habits of the Americans.
Habits of the Americans. Plate 224. Vol. 2, page 541.
[London: Richard Baldwin, 1759.]
Engraving, 18th century watermark. 315 x 205mm (12¼ x 8") very large margins.
Two Native Americans, based on John White's Virginians.
[Ref: 61377]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Dress of the Inhabitants of California with their manners of Rafts for Fishing, &c.
Dress of the Inhabitants of California with their manners of Rafts for Fishing, &c.
Published by Alex.r Hogg No. 16 Paternoster Row London [n.d., 1778].
Engraving. 295 x 170mm (11½ x 6¾"), very large margins. Crease top margin.
From 'A New and Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels: Containing All that Have Been Remarkable from the Earliest Period to the Present Time', by John Hamilton Moore.
[Ref: 61403]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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[Thomas Edison] M.r Edison.
[Thomas Edison] M.r Edison.
Judd & C.o Lith. Doctors' Commons, London E.C.
The Whitehall Review. 7th February 1880.
Tinted lithograph. Sheet 365 x 245mm (14½ x 9¾").
Head and shoulders portrait of American inventor Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931).
[Ref: 61396]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Habit of an Ottawa an Indian Nation of North America.
Habit of an Ottawa an Indian Nation of North America. Indien de la Nation Ottawa dans L'Amerique septentrional.
[Thomas Jefferys, n.d., c.1757.]
Hand coloured engraving. Sheet 250 x 200mm (9¾ x 8"). Trimmed within plate, slightly messy.
A full-length portrait of an Odawa warrior, with bow and arrow. Plate 197 from 'Collection of the dresses of different nations, antient [sic] and modern. Particularly old English dresses; after the designs of Holbein, Vandyke, Hollar and others, with an account of the authorities from which the figures are taken, and some short historical remarks on the subject. To which are added the habits of the principal characters on the English stage', published by Thomas Jefferys between 1757 - 1772.
[Ref: 61400]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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View in the Island of Saint Christopher In The Parish of Nicola Town.
View in the Island of Saint Christopher In The Parish of Nicola Town. Proof.
Drawn by J. Johnson. Engraved by T. Fielding.
[London Published Feb. 1. 1827 by T. & G. Underwood, Fleet Street.]
Fine aquatint, printed in colours and hand finished. Framed, sight size 300 x 435mm (11¾ x 17"). Hand colour faded, framed over publication line? Unexamined out of frame.
A rare view of slaves at work in the cane fields of the Eastridge Estate on the north east side of St Christopher's, with a windmill and mountains behind. From the series 'Views of the West Indies', which was proposed to be five parts. The first two parts were published by the Underwoods in 1827, with a third by Smith & Elder in 1829, before the series was wound up. A map of Antigua and 11 plates were issued.
Abbey: 678, ''a pity, for these plates were excellent''.
[Ref: 61568]   £520.00  
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United States Capitol.
United States Capitol.
Engraved upon Steel by C.E. Loven. From a Photograph of the Drawings by T. U. Walter, Architect, Washington D.C.
Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1866, by A.J. Johnson, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York.
Steel engraving, sheet 320 x 460mm (12½ x 18"). Trimmed within plate. Repaired Tears. Crease left corner.
A view of the Capitol Building, the seat of the United States Congress, in Washington D.C. Pedestrians, a man on a horse and a carriage all pass by outside. Thomas Ustick Walter (180487) was an American architect of German descent who was the fourth Architect of the Capitol and responsible for adding the north (Senate) and south (House) wings and the central dome.
[Ref: 61498]   £220.00  
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A Chart of y.e West-Indies or the Islands of America in the North Sea &c.
A Chart of y.e West-Indies or the Islands of America in the North Sea &c.
By H. Moll Geographer.
[n.d., 1720.]
Engraved map. 285 x 350mm (11¼ x 13¾"). Original binding folds.
A sea chart of the Gulf of Mexico and West Indies, with the eastern coast of North America north to Charleston. It still marks 'New Caledonia', the ill-fated Scottish colony on the Darien Isthmus. From Josiah Burchett's 'A Complete History of the Most Remarkable Transactions at Sea, from the Earliest Account... to the Conclusion of the Last War with France''.
[Ref: 61704]   £550.00  
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