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Mosk in Panwell river Dekhan, India.
Mosk in Panwell river Dekhan, India.
W.m Westall, 1808. Baily Sc.
London Published 30th November 1812 by Joyce Gold, at the Naval Chronicle Office, 103, Shoe Lane, Fleet Street.
Aquatint. Sheet 145 x 240mm (5¾ x 9½"). Foxing.
A view of a mosque under the hills. Between 1806 and 1816 William Westall provided ten drawings for 'The Naval Chronicle'.
[Ref: 52060]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Scaphe piscatorie Goensium et Cochinensium...
Scaphe piscatorie Goensium et Cochinensium...
J.v. Linchoten [monogram]. Joannes à Doetechum: fec.
[Amsterdam, 1596.]
Scarce engraving, 16th century watermark. 255 x 320mm (10 x 12½") very large margins.
Illustrations of fishing boats of the East Indies. Engraved by Jan van Doetechum for 'Histoire de la navigation de Jean Hugues de Linschot Hollandois', Jan Huygen van Linschoten's account of the East Indies. Known as the ''Itinerio'', this work broke the Portuguese monopoly on the trade routes to the Far East.
[Ref: 51996]   £380.00  
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Chinese Governor. Goddes of Lincing. [in plate]
Chinese Governor. Goddes of Lincing. [in plate]
[after Johann Nieuhoff.]
[London: John Ogilby, c.1669.]
Etching. Sheet 100 x 165mm (4 x 6½"). Trimmed within plate, top right corner knocked.
A seated figure surrounded by idols. From Ogilby's translation of Johannes Nieuhof's 'An Embassy from the East-India Company of the United Provinces, to the Grand Tartar Cham, Emperor of China'.
[Ref: 52024]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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The Rock of Quan-Yin, with an Excavation near it's Base, serving as a Temple and dwelling for several priests of Fo.
The Rock of Quan-Yin, with an Excavation near it's Base, serving as a Temple and dwelling for several priests of Fo.
W. Alexander del. J. Landseer sculp.t.
London, published April 12, 1796, by G. Nicol.
Engraving. Platemark: 250 x 210mm. (9¾ x 8¼"), with very large margins
A view of the Rock of Guanyin, the Buddhist goddess of Mercy, with a cave at its base. In front of the rock lie two junks. Plate 43 from Sir George Staunton's 'An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China', describing the expedition of Lord Macartney (1737 - 1806) as the first British ambassador to China.
[Ref: 52046]   £240.00  
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The Citty of Batavia. The Castle of Batavia.
The Citty of Batavia. The Castle of Batavia.
[by Wenceslaus Hollar.]
[London: John Ogilby,, 1669.]
Etching. Sheet 215 x 305mm (8½ x 12"). Trimmed to plate.
Two views of Jakarta on Java when capital of the Dutch East Indies (16191949), published in Ogilby's 'China'.
Pennington: 1143, state ii of iii.
[Ref: 51995]   £280.00  
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A Perspective View of some of the [outer] buildings of Solomon's Temple.
A Perspective View of some of the [outer] buildings of Solomon's Temple. A View of the Inside of the Court of Priests and of the Front of the Temple.
London, Printed and Sold by John Bowles at Mercers Hall in Cheapside. [n.d., c.1730.]
A large and rare etching. Two sheets conjoined, total 600 x 970mm (23½ x 38¼). Some damage, with loss of image, laid on archival paper. Losses in title & top.
Two large central views of Solomon's Temple in Jerusalem, flanked by another view, a floorplan, two scenes of the destruction of the city by the Romans, and smaller images of temple dress and artifacts, all with engraved descriptions.
[Ref: 52076]   £650.00  
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Persian Lady Shooting the Wild Sheep.
Persian Lady Shooting the Wild Sheep.
J.R. Scott Sc.
Published by Pittman Warwick Square, London. [n.d., January 1841.]
Wood engraving. Sheet 130 x 210mm (5¼ x 8¼"). Slight spotting.
A woman in fine dress kneeling to fire an arquebus, aided by a maid. The print was published as the frontispiece of the Sporting Magazine of January 1841. According to the text the image is reproduced from a Persian drawing belonging to Major Napier. The woman is described as a 'Lady of the Zenanah of the Schah'.
[Ref: 52054]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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A View of Surat.
A View of Surat.
Rooker Sculp.t.
[n.d., c.1770.]
Engraving. 180 x 260mm (7 x 10¼") large margins. Stain in image.
The trading fort at Surat, Gujerat.
[Ref: 52057]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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