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A Sketch or Map of Bedford Level
A Sketch or Map of Bedford Level and Country adjoining, Shewing the Divisions, Rivers, Frains, &c. with the proposed New Cut from Eau Brink to Lynn. Reasons In Support of the Bill for manking a New Cut from Eau Brink to Lynn, in Norfolk, for the effectural Improvement of the Outfall of the River Ouze, and the Preservation of the Harbour of Lynn.
S.I. Neele, sculp.t 352, Strand.
[n.d., c.1793.]
Engraved map with hand colour 230 x 330mm (9 x 13") , on sheet with letterpress, total 355 x 340mm (14 x 13¼"). Map trimmed within plate top and right, letterpress cut at bottom?
A map of the Great Level of the Fens (here named Bedford Level after Francis Russell, 4th Earl of Bedford, who facilitated the draining of the Fens in the 17th century. It was published to accompany a proposal that needed an Act of Parliament. Despite opposition from the people of King's Lynn, the first Act ordering the construction of the Cut was passed in 1795, but the Cut was not completed until 1821.
[Ref: 54800]   £290.00  
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A View of St Vincent's Rocks, and the Hot-Wells, &c. near Bristol
A View of St Vincent's Rocks, and the Hot-Wells, &c. near Bristol
T: Smith Pin. Benoist Sculp.
Publish'd pursuant to an Act of Parliament Aug.t 1756, by Tho. Smith
Fine & rare etching. 390 x 550mm (15¼ x 21½"), with narrow margins.
A view of the Avons Gorge, painted by Thomas Smith of Derby and engraved by Antoine Benoist.
[Ref: 54659]   £360.00  
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A View from Durdham Down near Bristol. Looking down the Avon to Kings-Road, & the Welch Mountains.
A View from Durdham Down near Bristol. Looking down the Avon to Kings-Road, & the Welch Mountains.
T: Smith Pin. Chatelain & Vevares Sculp.
Publish'd pursuant to an Act of Parliament Aug.t 1756, by Tho. Smith
Fine & rare etching. 385 x 545mm (15¼ x 21½"), with margins.
A view of the Avons Gorge, painted by Thomas Smith of Derby and engraved by Francis Vivares and Jean Baptiste Chatelain.
[Ref: 54660]   £360.00  
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A North-West View of Haddon &c,
A North-West View of Haddon &c, an Ancient Seat belonging to his Grace the Duke of Rutland; To Whom this Plate is humbly inscrib'd, by his Grace's most dutiful and most obed:t Serv:t T: Smith.
T. Smith Pinx. Vivares Sculp.
Publish'd Oct: ye 25.th 1744.
Engraving, slight 18th century watermark. 400 x 545mm (15¾ x 21½"), with large margins Repaired tear in lower margin.
A view of the parkland surrounding Haddon Hall, the seat of the Duke of Rutland on the River Wye, Derbyshire. After Thomas Smith of Derby (c.1720-67), a painter who specialised in landscapes with historic houses.
See Tim Clayton 'The English Print' (New Haven and London, 1997) p. 165.
[Ref: 54944]   £420.00  
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[A North-West View of Haddon &c,
[A North-West View of Haddon &c, an Ancient Seat belonging to his Grace the Duke of Rutland; To Whom this Plate is humbly inscrib'd, by his Grace's most dutiful and most obed:t Serv:t T: Smith.]
Vivares fecit [after Thomas Smith of Derby].
[Publish'd Oct: ye 25.th 1744.]
Engraving, unique progress proof with only engraver's name. 400 x 545mm (15¾ x 21½"). Repaired tear in lower margin.
A view of the parkland surrounding Haddon Hall, the seat of the Duke of Rutland on the River Wye, Derbyshire, after Thomas Smith of Derby (c.1720-67), a painter who specialised in landscapes with historic houses. On this progress plate the sky and remarque armorial are unfinished.
See Tim Clayton 'The English Print' (New Haven and London, 1997) p. 165.
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A View of part of the Garden at Hall-Barn near Beckonsfield in Buckinghamshire, a Seat of Edmund Waller Esq.r.
A View of part of the Garden at Hall-Barn near Beckonsfield in Buckinghamshire, a Seat of Edmund Waller Esq.r. [&] A View of the Great Room etc. at Hall-Barn near Beckonsfield in Buckinghamshire, a Seat of Edmund Waller Esq.r.
W. Woollett del. [et sculp.]
[London: John Tinney et al., c.1760.]
Matching pair of etchings with engraving. Sheets c. 340 x 495mm (13½ x 19½"). Slight central crease. Trimmed into images and inscriptions, losing publication lines.
Hall Barn, a listed Grade II* country house near Beaconsfield, built by Edmund Waller (1606-1687), poet and MP.
Fagan 36 & 37
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A View of Stoke Bridge, Ipswich.
A View of Stoke Bridge, Ipswich.
Drawn & Engraved by C. Pyke, Drawing Master, Ipswich.
Publish'd July 1st 1801.
Scarce coloured etching. 320 x 425mm (12½ x 16¾"), watermarked '1794'. Trimmed to plate at top.
A view of Stoke Bridge, over the River Orwell in Ipswich, two windmills on the hills behind. From a set of four views of Ipswich by Charles Pyke (1770-1846?), locally published.
[Ref: 54741]   £480.00  
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[Oatlands] A Plan of the Garden & House of the R.t Honourable y.e Earl of Lincoln at Weybridge in the County of Surry.
[Oatlands] A Plan of the Garden & House of the R.t Honourable y.e Earl of Lincoln at Weybridge in the County of Surry. Part of the Park.
Survey'd and Engrav'd by B. Rocque. 1737.
Publish'd According to the Act of Parliament 1737.
Line engraving. 465 x 640mm (18¼ x 25¼"), with 18th century watermark Trimmed. Centre fold crease. Light stain in bottom left corner. Crease in bottom right corner.
A plan of the house and gardens of the Earl of Lincoln (1720-1794), with a view of the front of the house. Included is a scale of 330 feet and a key. The estate, formerly a royal palace, situated in the non civil parish of Oatlands, passed to Henry Clinton, the seventh Earl of Lincoln, 1716. From ''Vitruvius Brittanicus, Volume the Fourth. Being A Collection of Plans, Elevations, and Perspective Views, of` the Royal Palaces, Noblemen, and Gentlemens Seats, In Great Britain, Not Exhibited in any Collection of this nature hitherto published. Design'd By J. Badeslade and J. Rocque, &c. And Engraven by the Best Hands.
[Ref: 55116]   £650.00  
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The High Street, Oxford.
The High Street, Oxford.
The Rev.d J. Griffith del.t. J.E. Edy sculp.t.
London Published Aug.t 1, 1800 for the Proprietor by J W Edy, Romney Row [Westrn.]
Rare aquatint, printed in sepia. 600 x 780mm (23½ x 30¾"). Cracks in platemark, margins reinstated on two sides.
A very fine impression of the large view of the High Street, from Queens' College towards All Saints Church.
[Ref: 53998]   £850.00  
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Rochester Inscrib'd to S.r Thomas Palmer Bar.t & S.r Jo.n Jennings Kn.t Mem.rs of Parlm.t for ye City.
Rochester Inscrib'd to S.r Thomas Palmer Bar.t & S.r Jo.n Jennings Kn.t Mem.rs of Parlm.t for ye City.
T. Badeslade delin.t. J. Harris Sculp.t.
[London: D. Midwinter, 1719.]
Engraving on two sheets, very fine impression total 375 x 820mm (14¾ x 32¼"). Mint. Original binding folds.
A fine, dark example of this elevated view of Rochester, looking down the Medway towards Sheerness, published in 'The History of Kent' by John Harris. Down the sides are six inset views, including the castle, cathedral and Sir Cloudesley Shovell's Market House.
[Ref: 54793]   £360.00  
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[Four views of West Wycombe Park] A View of the House and Part of the Garden of S.r Francis Dashwood Bar.t at West Wycomb in the County of Bucks.
[Four views of West Wycombe Park] A View of the House and Part of the Garden of S.r Francis Dashwood Bar.t at West Wycomb in the County of Bucks. [&] A View of the Walton Bridge, Venus's Temple &c. in the Garden of S.r Francis Dashwood Bar.t at West Wycomb in the County of Bucks. [&] A View of the Lake &c. taken from the Center Walk in the Garden of S.r Francis Dashwood Bar.t at West Wycomb in the County of Bucks. [&] A View of the Cascade &c. in the Garden of S.r Francis Dashwood Bar.t & of the Parish Church &c at West Wycomb in the County of Bucks.
[W.] Hannan pinx. W. Woollett [sculp.]
[Printed for Rob.t Sayer et al.] [c.1757.]
Set of four matching etchings. Each sheet c. 360 x 490mm (14¼ x 19¼"). Slight central crease. Trimmed into image on three sides, losing parts of artist's and engraver's inscriptions, and into plate at bottom, losing publication line.
Four views of West Wycombe Park, Buckinghamshire, the pleasure palace of Sir Francis Dashwood, founder of the 'Society of Dilettanti' and the 'Hell-fire Club'. These views, after William Hannan and engraved by William Woollett, were first published by John Tinney without titles, and then by a consortium of publishers.
Fagan 26-29 III of IV
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Word or Fenderland Farm.
Word or Fenderland Farm. NB. This Farm lies in the Parishes of Word and Easty in Kent And was Plan'd by a Scale of 18 Poles to an Inch in 1775.
by Henry Hogben.
[1775.]
Manuscript estate plan on vellum. Sheet 500 x 695mm (19¾ x 27¼"). Some surface soiling.
A manuscript plan with a 25-point key surmounted by a basket of apples and grapes. Henry Hogben (1741-d.1822) of Doddington, surveyor to the Dean and Chapter of Rochester, was the third generation of the family to be a mapmaker in Kent, plotting estates in Kent, Essex, Surrey and Hampshire. Versions of his maps of Thanet, the River Stour and Romney Marsh were published, 1775-1515.
[Ref: 55058]   £420.00  
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