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Entrance Into Kojak Pass from Parush.
Entrance Into Kojak Pass from Parush.
[James Atkinson.]
[n.d., c.1842.]
Tinted lithograph. Sheet: 330 x 515mm (13 x 20¼'').
A view of a mountain pass through which a crowd of men and soldiers walk attented by tribesmen. Plate 9 from 'Sketches in Afghanistan' by James Atkinson, one of the earliest studies of Afghanistan.
[Ref: 50134]   £260.00  
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Amoy, One of the Five Ports opened by the late Treaty to British Commerce.
Amoy, One of the Five Ports opened by the late Treaty to British Commerce.
Drawn by B.Clayton, from a painting by Piqua. On Stone by J.W. Giles.
[1847.]
Tinted lithograph. Sheet: 145 x 235mm (5¾ x 9¼'').
A view of the port of Amoy, or Xiamen, one of the five ports opened to British Traders following the Treaty of Nanking which ended the First Opium War. An illustration from 'The History of China and India Pictorial and Descriptive...' by Julia Corner 1847.
Abbey 468.
[Ref: 50120]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[Beijing] Supreme Imperial Hall of Audience from Nieuhof.
[Beijing] Supreme Imperial Hall of Audience from Nieuhof.
G. Child Sculp.t.
[London, n.d., c.1750.]
Engraving. 190 x 300mm (7½ x 11¾"), with large margins. Rust spot in inscription.
A scene showing the arrival of the VOC ambassasdors to Fulin, the Shunzhi Emperor (1638-61) in 1658. The ambassadors stand in the foreground with an ambassador from the Mogol Emperor, the emperor's guards lining the wall and a display of twelve snow-white horses on their route to the emperor's presence. The original view appeared in the account of the VOC's embassy to China (1655-7) by Johan Nieuhoff. From an edition of Astley's 'A New General Collection of Voyages and Travels'.
[Ref: 49636]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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[Signatures of three of the sons of Nawab Sayyid Mansur Ali Khan of Bengal.]
[Signatures of three of the sons of Nawab Sayyid Mansur Ali Khan of Bengal.]
8th November 1865.
Three signatures in Arabic script on writing paper, with Latin script transliteration. Sheet 205 x 125mm (8 x 5"). Laid on album paper.
The sons of Nawab Sayyid Mansur Ali Khan (1830-84), the last Nawab of Bengal visited Europe with their father in the 1860s, where their signatures were collected. The names are written Mirza Mirza Syed Hassam Ali, Mirza Syed Hoosein Ali and Miiza Syed Mahommed Ali. When title of Nawab of Bengal was abolished in 1880 the eldest son, Sayyid Hassan Ali Mirza Bahadur (1846-1906, became the first Nawab of Murshidabad.
[Ref: 50083]   £260.00  
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View From Near the Rajah's Cottage.
View From Near the Rajah's Cottage.
T. Picken, lith. Day & Son, Lith.rs to the Queen.
Published by Smith, Elder & Co. 65 Cornhill London.
Chromolithograph. Sheet: 140 x 215mm (5½ x 8½'').
A view of the kingdom of Sarawak, which was ruled by an Englishman Sir James Brooke (1803-1868) from 1841 until his death. While serving as governor of Sarawak he helped repress a large rebellion and restore the Sultan of Brunei who gave him the kingdom. An illustration from 'Life in the forests of the Far East; or, Travels in northern Borneo, Vol.1' by Sir St. John, Spenser.
[Ref: 50317]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Burning of the Chinese Books, by Order of the Emperor Who Built the Great Wall.
Burning of the Chinese Books, by Order of the Emperor Who Built the Great Wall.
Drawn by Clayton, from a painting by Fo Shang. On Stone by J.W. Giles.
[1847.]
Tinted lithograph. Sheet: 145 x 235mm (5¾ x 9¼'').
A scene showing an official burning a stack of books and scrolls. An illustration from 'The History of China and India Pictorial and Descriptive...' by Julia Corner 1847.
Abbey 468.
[Ref: 50118]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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Calcutta.
Calcutta.
Drawn on the Spot by J.T. Rawlins. On Stone by Dean & Co.
[1847.]
Tinted lithograph. Sheet: 145 x 235mm (5¾ x 9¼'').
A view of the port town of Calcutta. An illustration from 'The History of China and India Pictorial and Descriptive...' by Julia Corner 1847.
Abbey 468, Plate 12.
[Ref: 50125]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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The Merchants of Calicut Seized and Chained to a Barren Rock by Order of Tippoo Saib.
The Merchants of Calicut Seized and Chained to a Barren Rock by Order of Tippoo Saib.
Drawn on the Spot by J.T. Rawlins. On Stone by Dean & Co.
[1847.]
Tinted lithograph. Sheet: 145 x 235mm (5¾ x 9¼'').
A scene showing the controlling of merchants following the invasion of Kerala by Mysore. An illustration from 'The History of China and India Pictorial and Descriptive...' by Julia Corner 1847.
Abbey 468, Plate 10.
[Ref: 50124]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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China Taf. I.  Abendescene bei eonem Dorfe und Wachposten.
China Taf. I. Abendescene bei eonem Dorfe und Wachposten.
[Leipzig, verlag von Dürffling und Frante, n.d., c.1850.]
Engraving with hand colour. 270 x 315mm (10½ x 12½").
A collection of vignette scenes of Chinese life arranged around a central view of a gateway, includes a draughts scene. A plate from Emil Wendt's 'Bilderatlas der Länderkunde...'
[Ref: 49758]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Chinese Figures.]
[Chinese Figures.]
[n.d., c.1860.]
Rare chromolithograph. Sheet: 175 x 125mm (7 x 5''). Laid on card as issued.
A portrait of a Chinese figure in a landscape with figures and monks in the background.
[Ref: 49908]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Vaisseaux Chinois.
Vaisseaux Chinois.
[n.d., c.1750.]
Engraving. Plate: 245 x 390mm (9¾ x 15¼''). Creasing as normal, trimmed to plate on two edges and some marking.
A view of three chinese ships from a French edition of George Anson's account of his travels 'A voyage round the world...'. Admiral of the Fleet George Anson, 1st Baron Anson (1697 -1762) was a British admiral and a wealthy aristocrat, noted for his circumnavigation of the globe and his role overseeing the Royal Navy during the Seven Years' War.
[Ref: 49911]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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Costumes Turcs. No 15.
Costumes Turcs. No 15.
A. Lacauchie. Paris, Lith. de Godard , Q. des Augustins 55.
Paris, Hautecoeur frères, r. Vivienne, 41 et rue de Rivoli, 116.
Coloured & tinted lithograph with fine hand colour and gum arabic highlights. Printed area 295 x 200mm (11½ x 8"), with large margins. Very slight spotting.
A bright, romantic image of a Turkish couple in colourful clothing standing on an Oriental carpet, the woman holding a parrot.
[Ref: 49998]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Pedlar. Tobacconist.
Pedlar. Tobacconist.
A. Freschi sculpsit.
[London: John Stockdale, 1813.]
Stipple and line engraving, with original hand colour. Sheet 100 x 175mm (4 x 7"). Trimmed, laid on album paper.
A Chinese toy seller with a basket of toys, and a man astride a hobbyhorse. From Jean Baptiste Joseph Breton De La Martinière's four-volume ''China: Its Costume, Arts, Manufactures, &c. Edited Principally from the Originals in the Cabinet of the late M. Bertin: With Observations Explanatory, Historical, and Literary''.
Abbey Travel 536.
[Ref: 49784]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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[Toy Man Schuttlecock Playing.]
[Toy Man Schuttlecock Playing.]
A. Freschi sculpsit.
[London: John Stockdale, 1813.]
Stipple and line engraving, with original hand colour. Sheet 175 x 100mm (7 x 4"). Trimmed, laid on album paper, old ink mss. plate number at top.
A Chinese toy seller, with two boys kicking a shuttlecock. From Jean Baptiste Joseph Breton De La Martinière's four-volume ''China: Its Costume, Arts, Manufactures, &c. Edited Principally from the Originals in the Cabinet of the late M. Bertin: With Observations Explanatory, Historical, and Literary''.
Abbey Travel 536.
[Ref: 49782]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Pasteboard Horse. Toyman.
Pasteboard Horse. Toyman.
A. Freschi sculpsit.
[London: John Stockdale, 1813.]
Stipple and line engraving, with original hand colour. Sheet 175 x 100mm (7 x 4"). Trimmed, laid on album paper, old ink mss. plate number at top.
A Chinese toy seller with a basket of toys, and a man astride a hobbyhorse. From Jean Baptiste Joseph Breton De La Martinière's four-volume ''China: Its Costume, Arts, Manufactures, &c. Edited Principally from the Originals in the Cabinet of the late M. Bertin: With Observations Explanatory, Historical, and Literary''.
Abbey Travel 536.
[Ref: 49783]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Dowlat-a-bad.
Dowlat-a-bad.
Drawn on the Spot by J.T. Rawlins. On Stone by Dean & Co.
[1847.]
Tinted lithograph. Sheet: 145 x 235mm (5¾ x 9¼''). Cockling.
A view of the fortress at Dowlatabad. An illustration from 'The History of China and India Pictorial and Descriptive...' by Julia Corner 1847.
Abbey 468, Plate 2.
[Ref: 50127]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Approach of the Emperor of China, to Receive the British Ambassador.
Approach of the Emperor of China, to Receive the British Ambassador.
Drawn by B.Clayton, from a Painting by W. Alexander Esq. On Stone by J.W. Giles.
[1847.]
Tinted lithograph. Sheet: 145 x 235mm (5¾ x 9¼'').
A scene showing the Emperor of China being brought before a group of Europeans. An illustration from 'The History of China and India Pictorial and Descriptive...' by Julia Corner 1847.
Abbey 468.
[Ref: 50121]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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The Empress and Her Attendants Proceeding to the Temple from the Mulberry Grove.
The Empress and Her Attendants Proceeding to the Temple from the Mulberry Grove.
Drawn by Clayton, from an original painting by Fo Shang. On Stone by J.W. Giles.
[1847.]
Tinted lithograph. Sheet: 145 x 235mm (5¾ x 9¼'').
A view of a Chinese Empress followed by her handmaids in a garden. An illustration from 'The History of China and India Pictorial and Descriptive...' by Julia Corner 1847.
Abbey 468.
[Ref: 50117]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Foo Choo Foo- One of the Five Ports opened by the Late Treaty to British Commerce.
Foo Choo Foo- One of the Five Ports opened by the Late Treaty to British Commerce.
Drawn by B. Clayton, from an original painting by Piqua. On Stone by Dean & Co.
[1847.]
Tinted lithograph. Sheet: 145 x 235mm (5¾ x 9¼''), with large margins. Tear in top margins.
A view of the port of Fuzhou, one of the five ports opened to British Traders following the Treaty of Nanking which ended the First Opium War. An illustration from 'The History of China and India Pictorial and Descriptive...' by Julia Corner 1847.
Abbey 468.
[Ref: 50116]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Goa, From the Upper Curtain.
Goa, From the Upper Curtain.
Drawn on the Spot by J.T. Rawlins. On Stone by Dean & Co.
[1847.]
Tinted lithograph. Sheet: 145 x 235mm (5¾ x 9¼''). Slight cockling.
A view of the Western port town of Goa. An illustration from 'The History of China and India Pictorial and Descriptive...' by Julia Corner 1847.
Abbey 468, Plate 3.
[Ref: 50122]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Hindu Goddess.]
[Hindu Goddess.] Typus Pullae seu cybelis aut Isidis Sinensium. Characteres Sacri quos Sinae a Brachmanib acceperunt ÿsq magnae suae Deastrae attributa experimunt.
[n.d., c.1770.]
Engraving. Plate: 305 x 210mm (12 x 8¼''). Trimmed and laid on album sheet at corners.
A portrait of Hindu multiarmed goddess sitting upon a lotus. Above her are sanskrit like characters.
[Ref: 49910]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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A Golam, or Soldier of the King's Guard.
A Golam, or Soldier of the King's Guard.
[Orlowski] del. [Denis Dighton lith.]
[C. Hullmandel.]
Hand-coloured lithograph. Sheet: 205 x 275mm (8 x 10¾''). Trimmed.
A scene, showing a mounted Persian soldier aiming his rifle at the left.
[Ref: 50095]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Great Reed Warbler] 26. L'Efarvatte et son nid. Grandeur naturelle.
[Great Reed Warbler] 26. L'Efarvatte et son nid. Grandeur naturelle. Sylvia arundinacea (Latham.) Europe.
Edouard Traviés.
London pub by Gambart, Junin & Co. 25 Berniers S.t.
Coloured lithograph. Sheet 490 x 375mm (19¼ x 14¾"). Printseller's blindstamp.
A great reed warbler on its distinctive nest. Plate 26 of the series 'Les oiseaux les plus remarquables par leurs formes et leurs couleurs'.
[Ref: 50624]   £360.00  
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[Chinese Figures by the Great Wall of China.]
[Chinese Figures by the Great Wall of China.]
[n.d., c.1860.]
Rare chromolithograph. Sheet: 175 x 125mm (7 x 5''). Laid on card as issued.
A view near the Great Wall of China with figures, one on horseback, in the foreground.
[Ref: 49909]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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China. Hongkong. Macâo.
China. Hongkong. Macâo.
[n.d., c.1880.]
Wood engraving. Sheet 245 x 165mm (9¾ x 6½").
Vignette views of the harbours of Hong Kong and Macao
[Ref: 49627]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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The Bay and Island of Hong-Kong.
The Bay and Island of Hong-Kong.
Drawn by B. Clayton from a Painting by Piqua. On Stone by Gilks.
London, Dean & Co. Threadneedle Street. [n.d., 1847.]
Tinted lithograph. Sheet 165 x 230mm (6½ x 9").
A view of Hong Kong shortly after the British leased the island in 1842. From Julia Corner's 'The History of India & China'.
[Ref: 49632]   £220.00  
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Hong-Kong.
Hong-Kong.
C. Graham del. A.H. Payne sc.
London Printing and Publishing Company. [n.d., c.1860.]
Steel engraving, sheet 200 x 260mm (7¾ x 9½").
A view view of Hong Kong from the harbour.
[Ref: 49633]   £85.00   (£102.00 incl.VAT)
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View of Victoria Town _ Island of Hong-Kong.
View of Victoria Town _ Island of Hong-Kong.
Drawn by B. Clayton from a Painting by Piqua. On Stone by Dean & Co.
London, Dean & Co. Threadneedle Street. [n.d., 1847.]
Tinted lithograph. Sheet 165 x 230mm (6½ x 9").
A view of Hong Kong shortly after the British leased the island in 1842. From Julia Corner's 'The History of India & China'.
[Ref: 49631]   £220.00  
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Supreme Imperial Hall of Audience from Nieuhof.
Supreme Imperial Hall of Audience from Nieuhof. Plate 28 No.12 page 8.
G. Child Sculpt.
[n.d., c. 1750.]
Engraving, 18th century watermark. Plate: 190 x 300mm (7½ x 11¾'').
A view of the central court of the Chinese Imperial palace. After an illustration in Jan Nieuhoff's account of first embassy of the Dutch East India Company to China, as published in Ogilby's English edition.
[Ref: 49912]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Plan de la Ville et du Chateau de Batavia...
Plan de la Ville et du Chateau de Batavia...
Dheulland Sculp.
[Paris, n.d., c.1750.]
Engraved town plan. 230 x 315mm (9 x 12¼"). Binding folds as normal.
A plan of the Dutch colony of Batavia, now Jakarta, orientated with north to the left, with an extensive key.
[Ref: 49988]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Jejenienen.
Jejenienen.
F.P. [Etched by Francis Place.]
[London: John Ogilby 1669.]
Etching. Sheet 100 x 165mm (4 x 6½"). Trimmed to printed border, laid on album paper.
A Chinese city on the banks of a river. Etched by Francis Place for the English edition of Johannes Nieuhof's 'An Embassy from the East-India Company of the United Provinces, to the Grand Tartar Cham Emperor of China'
Pennington 1154, unsigned.
[Ref: 49624]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Cannamore Fort_Setting on of the Monsoon.
Cannamore Fort_Setting on of the Monsoon.
Drawn by J.T. Rawlins. On Stone by Dean & Co.
[1847.]
Tinted lithograph. Sheet: 145 x 235mm (5¾ x 9¼'').
A view of St. Angelo Fort in Kannur or Cannamore in India. An illustration from 'The History of China and India Pictorial and Descriptive...' by Julia Corner 1847.
Abbey 468, Plate 8.
[Ref: 50126]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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[Eight watercolour views of Larkhana, Pakistan].
[Eight watercolour views of Larkhana, Pakistan].
[Various dates, latest 1854.]
8 watercolours, largest c. 260 x 360mm (10¼ x 14").
A collection of views of Sindh, in the environs of Larkhana, home to the Bhutto family since the 18th century. By Mrs. Stewart of Lackhavah, annotated on verso in ink including Haffica Sera, designed and built by Captain Allais, Deputy Ford Collector of Lackhavah.
[Ref: 50437]   £1,250.00   view all images for this item
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The City of Malacca in the East Indies.
The City of Malacca in the East Indies. Engraved for Middleton's Complete System of Geography.
[London: J. Cooke, c.1780.]
Engraving. 200 x 295mm (8 x 11½"), with large margins.
A view of the Dutch fort at Malacca City.
[Ref: 49605]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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City of Brunei_Sunset.
City of Brunei_Sunset.
T. Picken, lith. Day & Son, Lith.rs to the Queen.
Published by Smith, Elder & Co. 65 Cornhill London.
Chromolithograph. Sheet: 140 x 215mm (5½ x 8½'').
A view of the city of Brunei on the island of Borneo in Asia. An illustration from 'Life in the forests of the Far East; or, Travels in northern Borneo, Vol.1' by Sir St. John, Spenser.
[Ref: 50316]   £260.00  
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Kina Balu from the Lower Tampasuk.
Kina Balu from the Lower Tampasuk.
T. Picken, lith. Day & Son, Lith.rs to the Queen.
Published by Smith, Elder & Co. 65 Cornhill London.
Chromolithograph. Sheet: 140 x 215mm (5½ x 8½'').
A view of Mount Kinabalau in Borneo, Malaysia. An illustration from 'Life in the forests of the Far East; or, Travels in northern Borneo, Vol.1' by St. John, Spenser Sir
[Ref: 50318]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Mameluck Retreating.
Mameluck Retreating. Equestrian Gallery, by Victor Adam. No 9.
London, Published by Charles Tilt 86, Fleet St. [n.d., c.1838].
Lithograph. Sheet 330 x 470mm (13 x 18½"), with large margins.
An Ottoman rider, pistol in hand, leaving a battle.
[Ref: 50672]   £260.00  
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Patriacha Dos Maronitas.
Patriacha Dos Maronitas.
Corria lith.
Porto. Lith R. de Reboleira N.29 e 30.
Hand-coloured lithograph. Sheet: 280 x 180mm (11 x 7''), with large margins. Slight foxing.
A portrait of a priest of the Maronite Church in Lisbon.
[Ref: 49890]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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The City of Nan-Kin from Nieuhof.
The City of Nan-Kin from Nieuhof. Plate 6. No.4 page.8.
J. Basire sculp.
[n.d., c.1780.]
Engraving. Plate: 200 x 310mm (8 x 12''). Small margins.
A view of Nanjing in China. After an illustration in Jan Nieuhoff's account of first embassy of the Dutch East India Company to China, as published in Ogilby's English edition c. 1670.
[Ref: 49905]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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The City of Nan-Kin from Nieuhof.
The City of Nan-Kin from Nieuhof. Plate 6. No.4 page.8.
J. Basire sculp.
[n.d., c.1780.]
Hand-coloured engraving. Plate: 200 x 310mm (8 x 12'').
A view of Nanjing in China. After an illustration in Jan Nieuhoff's account of first embassy of the Dutch East India Company to China, as published in Ogilby's English edition c. 1670.
[Ref: 49907]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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China Taf. II.  Kaiserliches Lustschloss bei Nanking.
China Taf. II. Kaiserliches Lustschloss bei Nanking.
[Leipzig, verlag von Dürffling und Frante, n.d., c.1850.]
Engraving. 270 x 315mm (10½ x 12½").
A collection of vignette scenes of Chinese life arranged around a central view of the Emperor's Palace in Nanking, includes a tea image. A plate from Emil Wendt's 'Bilderatlas der Länderkunde...'
[Ref: 49761]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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China Taf. II.  Kaiserliches Lustschloss bei Nanking.
China Taf. II. Kaiserliches Lustschloss bei Nanking.
[Leipzig, verlag von Dürffling und Frante, n.d., c.1850.]
Engraving with hand colour. 270 x 315mm (10½ x 12½").
A collection of vignette scenes of Chinese life arranged around a central view of the Emperor's Palace in Nanking, includes a tea image. A plate from Emil Wendt's 'Bilderatlas der Länderkunde...'
[Ref: 49757]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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China Taf. III.  Der Potzellanthurm zu Nanking.
China Taf. III. Der Potzellanthurm zu Nanking.
[Leipzig, verlag von Dürffling und Frante, n.d., c.1850.]
Engraving. 270 x 315mm (10½ x 12½").
A collection of vignette scenes of Chinese life arranged around a central view of the Porcelain Tower in Kanking, including views of Whampoa and Macao. A plate from Emil Wendt's 'Bilderatlas der Länderkunde...'
[Ref: 49759]   £250.00  
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China Taf. III.  Der Potzellanthurm zu Nanking.
China Taf. III. Der Potzellanthurm zu Nanking.
[Leipzig, verlag von Dürffling und Frante, n.d., c.1850.]
Engraving with hand colour. 270 x 315mm (10½ x 12½").
A collection of vignette scenes of Chinese life arranged around a central view of the Porcelain Tower in Kanking, including views of Whampoa and Macao. A plate from Emil Wendt's 'Bilderatlas der Länderkunde...'
[Ref: 49760]   £250.00  
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La Perruche à collier rose.
La Perruche à collier rose. (Buffon) Grandeur naturelle. Psittacus toquatus (Brisson.) Afrique.
Edouard Traviés. Imp. Lemercier à Paris.
Paris. Ledot ainé Edit Rue de Rivoli 174. London, E. Gambart & Co. 25 Berniers S.t Oxf. St.
Coloured lithograph. Sheet 490 x 375mm (19¼ x 14¾"). Tear entering image repaired.
The infamous ring-necked parakeet, the plague of South East England, shown in its correct location in the lower Himalayas. Plate 41 of the series 'Les oiseaux les plus remarquables par leurs formes et leurs couleurs'.
[Ref: 50327]   £320.00  
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A Persian Archer.
A Persian Archer.
Orlowski ex. nat del. [Denis Dighton lith.]
[C. Hullmandel.]
Hand-coloured lithograph. Sheet: 210 x 275mm (8¼ x 10¾''). Trimmed.
A scene, showing a mounted Persian soldier aiming his bow and arrow at a point in the left while two further horsemen follow behind.
Royal Collection RCIN 760796.
[Ref: 50094]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Engagement between the Crew of the Waaksamheyd Transport, & the Natives of an Island near Mindanao.
Engagement between the Crew of the Waaksamheyd Transport, & the Natives of an Island near Mindanao.
Cap.t Hunter R.N. inv.t. Greig sculp.t.
Publish'd by Bunney & Gold, 1 Dec. 1801.
Aquatint. Sheet: 145 x 245mm (5¾ x 9¾''). Trimmed.
A view near Mindanao near the Philippines in which a Dutch ship is attacked by local inhabitants.
[Ref: 49939]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Falco Cherrug. Cherrug Falcon.
Falco Cherrug. Cherrug Falcon.
Drawn by Waterhouse Hawkins. Printed by Graf & Soret.
[London: Treuttel, Wurz, Treuttel Jun. and Richter, and Parbury, Allen and Co., 1830-1834.]
Lithograph with fine hand colour. 485 x 430mm (19 x 13½"), on Whatman paper watermarked 1832. Mounted on album paper.
A saker falcon, a large species that inhabits from Central Europe to Manchuria. A plate from 'Illustrations of Indian Zoology; chiefly selected from the Collection of Major-General Hardwicke by John Edward Gray', drawn by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins (1807-89), one of a team of artists both European and Indian. The prospectus to the work stated that the edition was to be limited to 250 copies; the list of subscribers accounts for only 101, forty of whom were directors of the East India Company. In 1852 Hawkins was appointed director of the fossil department at the Crystal Palace, where he worked with Richard Owen on the famous models of dinosaurs and other extinct lifeforms.
[Ref: 50259]   £220.00  
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Scarcity in India [&] British Plenty.
Scarcity in India [&] British Plenty.
Painted by H. Singleton. Engraved by C: Knight.
Pub.d Jan.y 1st 1794 by C. Knight, Stoke, Bucks, & Random Stainbank & Sayer, 17 Old Bond Street, London.
Pair of stipple engravings with hand colour. Each c. 600 x 455mm (23½ x 18"), with large margins. 'Scarcity' with surface wear in inscription area and margins. 'Plenty' with worming in inscription area and some wear in margins.
A rare pair of scenes after Henry Singleton (1766-1839) which contrast British wealth with food shortages in India at a time of famine in Bengal between 1769-1770. 'British Plenty' shows a single seaman between two women who, although they appear to be selling the man vegetables, are marked as prostitutes by their fine dresses. In contrast, 'Scarcity in India' depicts two young Englishmen offering cheap trinkets to a young Indian girl outside an empoverished village.
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Shanghae-One of the Five Ports opened by the Late Treaty to British Commerce.
Shanghae-One of the Five Ports opened by the Late Treaty to British Commerce.
Drawn by B. Clayton, from an original painting by Piqua. On Stone by Dean & Co.
[1847.]
Tinted lithograph. Sheet: 145 x 235mm (5¾ x 9¼'').
A view of the port of Shanghai, one of the five ports opened to British Traders following the Treaty of Nanking which ended the First Opium War. An illustration from 'The History of China and India Pictorial and Descriptive...' by Julia Corner 1847.
Abbey 468.
[Ref: 50119]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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