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[Humen] Ile de Bocca Tigre et Batteries de Bocca Tigris.
[Humen] Ile de Bocca Tigre et Batteries de Bocca Tigris.
Paris del. Himely sc. de Sainson Edit. Finot imp.
[Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1833-1835.]
Aquatint on chine collé. 295 x 380mm (11½ x 15") with large margins, blind stamp of 'La Favorite'. Some spotting in margins.
A view of the famous forts in the Pearl River delta, built to guard the approaches to Canton. Later in the 1830s the first major battle of the First Opium War was the British attack on these forts. Part of a series "Voyage Autour du Monde par les Mers de l’Inde et de la Chine de la corvette de sa Majeste La Favorite execute pendant les annees 1830,1831,1832 sous le commandement de M. Laplace", published in Paris in 1835 under the direction of Louise Auguste de Sainson. Under the command of Laplace, La Favorite explored Indian Ocean and the route to the Indies via the Strait of Malacca, between Sumatra and Malaysia, into the China Sea (1830-1832).
[Ref: 56199]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Scene in Bombay.
Scene in Bombay. From a Drawing by Capt.n Grindlay.
Eng.d by R.G. Reeve. Col.d by J.B. Hogarth.
London Pub.d by R. Ackermann, Strand, 1826.
Aquatint, printed in blue & brown and hand-finished. 300 x 370mm (11¾ x 14½"). Slightly time stained.
A square with native porters and palanquins. From Robert Grindlay's (1786-1877) 'Scenery, costumes and architecture, chiefly on the western side of India,' 1826-30. Grindlay, founder of the ANZ Grindlays Bank, came to India in 1803, worked with the East India Company and served with the Seventh Bombay Native Infantry from 1804-1820.
Abbey Travel 442.
[Ref: 55962]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[Constantinople] Amirauté. Embarcation de l'Amiral.
[Constantinople] Amirauté. Embarcation de l'Amiral.
J. Brindési del. Imp. Lemercier, Paris. Schultz lith.
[n.d., c.1860.]
Chromolithograph. Sheet 350 x 490mm (13¾ x 19¼"). Laid on board.
A view of the Admiralty of Constantinople, with an admiral being rowed ashore. An Ottoman warship lies at anchor on the left. After Giovanni Brindesi (1826-88), an Italian who had a workshop in Pera and was buried in the Catholic cemetery of Feriköy district. He published 'Souvenirs de Constantinople' as two albums (1855 & 1860), the first depicting Turkish costume, the second scenes from everyday life in Istanbul. His original drawings are held by the Museum of Topkapi Palace and the University of Istanbul.
[Ref: 56018]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[Vietnam] Reception du Commandant de la Favourite par un Mandarin Cochinois.
[Vietnam] Reception du Commandant de la Favourite par un Mandarin Cochinois.
de Sainson del d'après Schoulten. Himely sc. de Sainson Edit. Finot imp.
[Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1833-1835.]
Aquatint on chine collé. 295 x 380mm (11½ x 15") with large margins, blind stamp of 'La Favorite'. Some spotting in margins.
From the series "Voyage Autour du Monde par les Mers de l’Inde et de la Chine de la corvette de sa Majeste La Favorite execute pendant les annees 1830,1831,1832 sous le commandement de M. Laplace", published in Paris in 1835 under the direction of Louise Auguste de Sainson. Under the command of Laplace, La Favorite explored Indian Ocean and the route to the Indies via the Strait of Malacca, between Sumatra and Malaysia, into the China Sea (1830-1832).
[Ref: 56201]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Potala Palace, Lhassa] The Castle Bietalia wherin the great Lama Inhabitets.
[Potala Palace, Lhassa] The Castle Bietalia wherin the great Lama Inhabitets.
[London: John Ogilby, 1673.]
Engraving. 105 x 165mm (4¼ x 6½"). Trimmed from a larger sheet. Loss to bottom left corner.
A view from Father Athanasius Kircher's description of China, as published in Ogilby's English edition; Capital of Tibet.
[Ref: 56170]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[Vietnam] Cochinechine.
[Vietnam] Cochinechine. Soldats de la Guarde de l'Empereur. Soldats de L'Armée.
Paris del. Himely sc. de Sainson Edit. Finot imp.
[Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1833-1835.]
Aquatint on chine collé. 295 x 380mm (11½ x 15") with large margins, blind stamp of 'La Favorite'. Some spotting in margins.
Soldiers of the Imperial Guard and the regular army. From the series "Voyage Autour du Monde par les Mers de l’Inde et de la Chine de la corvette de sa Majeste La Favorite execute pendant les annees 1830,1831,1832 sous le commandement de M. Laplace", published in Paris in 1835 under the direction of Louise Auguste de Sainson. Under the command of Laplace, La Favorite explored Indian Ocean and the route to the Indies via the Strait of Malacca, between Sumatra and Malaysia, into the China Sea (1830-1832).
[Ref: 56202]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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