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The Ruins of Byland Abbey Yorkshire.
The Ruins of Byland Abbey Yorkshire.
J.R. Hamble sculp.
Published March 16. 1812 by J. Deeley Berwick S.t Soho.
Aquatint, printed in colours and hand finished. Sheet 475 x 580mm (18¾ x 22¾"), on Whatman paper. Tear entering image and another in margin taped.
A fine view of Byland Abbey in Ryedale, North Yorkshire, centred on the tower and the remains of a huge rose window. Founded in 1135 by the Savigniac Order, the abbey became Cistercian in 1147 and was dissolved in 1538. It is now an English Heritage property.
[Ref: 55700]   £360.00  
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A View of Clare Mount, one of the Seats of his Grace the Duke of NewCastle.
A View of Clare Mount, one of the Seats of his Grace the Duke of NewCastle.
J. Rocque del. J. Bonneau Sculp.
Taken & Publish'd according to Act of Parliament by J. Rocque at Charing Cross, 1750.
Engraving with hand colour. Sheet 355 x 505mm (14 x 19¾"). Trimmed to plate on three sides.
A scarce view of Claremont, engraved by Jacob Bonneau after a drawing by John Rocque, when the house was occupied by the Duke of Newcastle. John Rocque (c. 1704-62 is better known for his plans of country estates and his monumental maps of London.
[Ref: 55677]   £360.00  
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An Exact Perspective View of Dunmow, late the Priory, in the County of Essex. With a Representation of the Ceremony, & Procession in that Mannor, on Thursday the 20th of June 1751.
An Exact Perspective View of Dunmow, late the Priory, in the County of Essex. With a Representation of the Ceremony, & Procession in that Mannor, on Thursday the 20th of June 1751. When Thomas Shakeshaft of the Parish of Weathersfield, in the County aforesaid Weaver, & Ann his Wife came to Demand & did Actually receive a Gammon of Bacon, Oath, pursuant to the Antient Custom, in Manner & form prescribed as aforesaid. N.B. Before the Dissolution of Monasteries, It does not appear by searching the most Antient Records to have been demanded above three times, & including this just as often since.
C. Mosely Sculp.t. Engraved from an Original Painting taken on the Spot by David Ogborne.
Publish'd according to Act of Parliament Jan.ry 1752. Republish'd Oct.r 26th 1806 by R. Cribb, 288 Holborn.
Engraving. Sheet 370 x 550mm (14½ x 21½"). Trimmed within plate, some restoration, laid on archival paper. Damaged.
An interesting view showing a ceremonial procession in Dunmow in Kent. A married couple are carried aloft in a sedan chair as others ride in carts and carriages and march One man carries aloft a gammon of bacon on a pole. The couple have taken an oath, printed in full lower right, stating that they have never regretted a day of marriage. In return for taking the oath the couple receive the flitch of gammon.
[Ref: 55695]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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