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An Epistle to William Hogarth. By C. Churchill.
An Epistle to William Hogarth. By C. Churchill. The Third Edition.
[London: Printed for the Author, And sold by J. Coote, at the King's Arms in Pater-Noster-Row, and J. Gardiner, in Charles Street Westminster. M.DCC.LXIII [1763].
4to, extract, disbound. Half-title, title, pp. 31. 285 by 220mm (11¼ by 8¾") Some creases and light staining.
Charles Churchill's famous attack on William Hogarth's caricature of John Wilkes, to which Hogarth responded with 'The Bruiser', a caricature of Churchill as a drunken bear, with a pug urinating on this work. This third edition was issued in the same year as the first.
[Ref: 52817]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Sketch book of Sir John Arrow Kempe during the Royal Commission on Electrical Communication with Lighthouses and Light Vessels, 1892-1897.]
[Sketch book of Sir John Arrow Kempe during the Royal Commission on Electrical Communication with Lighthouses and Light Vessels, 1892-1897.]
Unique album containing a photograph and 28 watercolours.
Sir John Arrow Kempe KCB (1846-1928) was a Member of Royal Commission on Electrical Communication with Lighthouses and Light Vessels, 1892-1897, joining a voyage around British waters aboard HMS Enchantress to test wireless equipment . This album contains a photograph of the ship and 28 sketches of coastlines, many with lighhouses, including views of Holyhead, Wexford, the Scillys, Milford Haven, Orford Ness, the Firth of Forth and Solway Firth.
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View's on the Border of South Wales, Engraved in imitation of Chalk.
View's on the Border of South Wales, Engraved in imitation of Chalk. [Plates] No 1. Front view of St Brevals Castle, Gloucestershire. [&] No 2. Side view of St Brevals Castle, Gloucestershire. [&] No 3. View of Lady's Tower, Goodrich Castle, Herefordshire. [&] No 4. View of MacBeth's Tower, Goodrich Castle, Herefordshire.
[Drawn and engraved by Franz Josef Mannskirsch.]
Pub.d at R. Ackermann's Gallery, 101 Strand [Oct.r 1, 1798.]
Oblong folio, blue paper wrappers with title label; 4 numbered soft ground etchings, as called for, sheets 325 x 410mm (10¾ x 16"). Wrappers scuffed, plates slightly soiled. Slight creasing.
A rare set of four views, none of which are of Wales, despite the title. Franz Joseph Manskirch (1768-1830), born in Ehrenbreitstein, Germany; came to London in 1793 and exhibited at the R.A. until 1819. He then moved to Danzig, where he died.
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