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The Elevation of Althrop in Northampton Shire,
The Elevation of Althrop in Northampton Shire, The Seat of the R.t Hon.ble the Earl of Sunderland &c: to whom this Plate is most humbly Inscrib'd.
Ca: Cambell Delin: H. Hulsbergh Sc:
[n.d. c.1725.]
Engraving, 18th century watermark. 255 x 500mm (10 x 19¾"), very large margins. Original binding folds.
Althorp House, built by Robert Spencer (1641-1702), 2nd Earl of Sunderland, in 1688, the childhood home of Diana, Princess of Wales. Published in Colen Campbell's 'Vitruvius Britannicus'.
[Ref: 58769]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Bedruthan Steps, near S.t Colomb, (from Diggory Island).
Bedruthan Steps, near S.t Colomb, (from Diggory Island). Proof.
Published by W. Polkinhorn [n.d., c.1840].
Colour tinted lithograph, a proof on chine collé, on printed backing card as normal. Sheet 335 x 440mm (13¼ x 17¼"). A little scuffing.
A rare, separate-issue view of Bedruthan beach, with the sea stacks known as the 'Bedruthan Steps', said to be a giant's shortcut across the bay. There is no record of Polkinhorn as a publisher, but a 'W. Polkinhorn' owned the Red Lion Commercial Inn at St Columb in 1859.
[Ref: 58717]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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German Spa and Pump Room.
German Spa and Pump Room. Brighton.
Drawn & Engraved by M.U. Sears & Co. 1 Warwick Sq. London.
[Published by C. & R. Sickelmore. Printers & Stationers. 26 Kings Road, Brighton.][n.d. c.1835.]
Aquatint, sheet 220 x 315mm (8¾ x 12½"). Trimmed to image losing publication line and glued to album sheet. Small nicks and tears on edges, slightly stained on image and on inscription area.
A view of the German Spa in Brighton opened by Dr Friederich Struve of Dresden in 1825, who was able to manufacture mineral waters on the premises. The German Spa was located in Queen’s Park and the skeleton of the building still remains.
Ford: Images of Brighton n.988.
[Ref: 58980]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Brighton Suspension Pier.
Brighton Suspension Pier.
Drawn by Fox. Brighton.
Published by W. Saunders & Son, 112, S.t James's Street, Brighton [n.d., c.1832].
Aquatint. 200 x 415mm (8 x 16¼"). Two tears on right, one entering plate but not image, taped.
A view of the Royal Suspension Chain Pier, designed by Capt. Samuel Brown, open from 1823 to 1896. First published in 1827, this example has been updated, now with railings rather than a rocky fore-shore.
Ford: Images of Brighton, 207a.
[Ref: 58810]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[The Pavilion and Steyne at Brighton with the Promenade]
[The Pavilion and Steyne at Brighton with the Promenade]
[Etched by Frank Holford after a view by Charles T. Cracklow and figures by William Marshall Craig.]
[n.d., 1889.]
Etching. 215 x 360mm (8½ x 14¼").
A view of the Royal Pavilion and Steyne, with the Promenade filled with the people that made Brighton the most fashionable resort of the period, with George, Prince of Wales, and Martha Gunn, the famous Brighton 'Dipper', named under the image. According to a pencil note on the reverse this was 'Etched by Frank Holford 1889 from Pictures in the Pavilion Brighton', although a second hand clarifies that it is copied from the aquatint after Cracklow and Craig. A painter called Frank Holford is said to have been churchwarden of St Michael, Brighton.
See Ford: Images of Brighton n.396 for the original.
[Ref: 58809]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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A Prospect of the Chee-Torr on the River Wie &c., Two Miles below Buxton.
A Prospect of the Chee-Torr on the River Wie &c., Two Miles below Buxton. No. 7.
J. Smith Pinx. et fecit in Aqueforti. Terminat: P.r Scotin.
Publish'd July 13th 1743.
Rare etching with engraving. 400 x 550mm (15¾ x 21¾"). Narrow margins, creasing and stains, repairs to margins.
Chee Dale, a 400-foot gorge above the River Wye. From the series 'Eight of the most extraordinary prospects in the mountainous parts of Derbyshire and Staffordshire commonly call'd the Peak and the Moorlands'.
[Ref: 58743]   £380.00  
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A Prospect of the Chee-Torr on the River Wie &c., Two Miles below Buxton.
A Prospect of the Chee-Torr on the River Wie &c., Two Miles below Buxton. No. 7.
J. Smith Pinx. et fecit in Aqueforti. Terminat: P.r Scotin.
Publish'd July 13th 1743.
Rare etching with engraving. 400 x 550mm (15¾ x 21¾"), large margins. Nicks in margins repaired.
Chee Dale, a 400-foot gorge above the River Wye. From the series 'Eight of the most extraordinary prospects in the mountainous parts of Derbyshire and Staffordshire commonly call'd the Peak and the Moorlands'.
[Ref: 58742]   £520.00  
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Castle Howard in Yorkshire the Seat of the Right Honourable the Earl of Carlisle &c:
Castle Howard in Yorkshire the Seat of the Right Honourable the Earl of Carlisle &c:
Ca: Campbell Delin: [Engraved by H: Hulsbergh?]
[n.d. c.1725.]
Engraving, 18th century watermark. 245 x 485mm (9¾ x 19"), very large margins. Tear entering image on right repaired. Crease in centre as normal.
An elevation of the front of Castle Howard, designed Sir John Vanbrugh for the 3rd Earl of Carlisle and built between 1699 and 1712, published in Colen Campbell's 'Vitruvius Britannicus'. From 1845 until the 1950s the estate was served by its own railway station. The building's grandure was put to good use representing Evelyn Waugh's 'Brideshead' in both the 1981 TV and the 2008 film adaptations of 'Brideshead Revisited'.
[Ref: 58768]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Going Into Dock.
Going Into Dock. Her Majesty's Dock Yard, Devonport.
Painted by N.M. Condy. T.G. Dutton lith. Day & Son. Lith.ts to the Queen.
Publishes by W. Wood 52 Fore Street, Devonport. A. Hinton, Portsmouth, & Ackermann & C.o London. [n.d. c.1860.]
Lithograph, sheet 300 x 400mm (11¾ x 15¾"). Tears and creases on edges, abrasion on inscription area. Slight staining.
A view of Her Majesty's Dock Yard in Devonport, with fishermen in the foreground and sail vessels in the background.
[Ref: 59029]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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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.
W. Woollett del. et sculp.
Printed for Henry Parker in Cornhil. John Boydell in Cheapside, John Bowles in Cornhil, Carington Bowles in S.t Pauls Church Yard, and Robert Sayer in Fleet Street [
Fine coloured etching with engraved lettering. 375 x 550mm (14¾ x 21½"), large margins.
Hall Barn, a listed Grade II* country house near Beaconsfield, built by Edmund Waller (1606-1687), poet and MP.
Fagan 36, state ii of iii.
[Ref: 58744]   £480.00  
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[Harrogate] The Victoria Public Baths, Promenade Square. Near the Swan Hotel, Low Harrogate. Under the Management of Mr. and Mrs. Hall.
[Harrogate] The Victoria Public Baths, Promenade Square. Near the Swan Hotel, Low Harrogate. Under the Management of Mr. and Mrs. Hall. [...] They beg to state that they can now supply the Magnesia, or Mild Sulphur, and Stong Sulphur Water Baths [...]
[n.d., c.1840.]
Letterpress on card. Sheet 140 x 95mm (5½ x 3¾"). Small piece of paper stuck just under text.
An advert for the Victoria Public Baths, erected 1832.
[Ref: 58844]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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[Heath Old Hall] Heath Hall [titled in ink].
[Heath Old Hall] Heath Hall [titled in ink].
d.n and etch'd by G.A. Smyth [ink].
[n.d., c.1830.]
Scarce etching. 200 x 300mm (8 x 11¾") very large margins.
An amateur etching of Heath Old Hall, near Halifax, Yorkshire, an Elizabethan house with crennelations and a large archway underneath, built by George Ramsden in 1595. It was demolished in 1961 because of subsidence caused by mining.
[Ref: 58779]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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The General front of Houghton in Norfolk the seat of the Right Honourable Robert Walpole Esq.r
The General front of Houghton in Norfolk the seat of the Right Honourable Robert Walpole Esq.r Chancellor of Exq.r and first Lord Com.r of his Majesty's Treasurym &c: designed by Colen Campbell Esq.r 1723.
Ca: Cambell Architectus: H. Hulsbergh Sculp:
[n.d. c.1725.]
Engraving, 18th century watermark. 255 x 500mm (10 x 19¾"), large margins on 2 sides Original centre fold.
Houghton Hall, a Neo-Palladian, Grade I listed building, the home of Sir Robert Walpole's art collection pror to its sale in 1779. Published in Colen Campbell's 'Vitruvius Britannicus'.
[Ref: 58766]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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To the Rev. Henry White M.A. Sacristan of Litchfield Cathedral, This View of Johnson's Willow
To the Rev. Henry White M.A. Sacristan of Litchfield Cathedral, This View of Johnson's Willow is inscribed by his obliged humble Servant John Hewitt.
Printed by C. Hullmandel. From a Sketch made in 1828.
Lichfield Aug. 1829.
Scarce lithograph. Sheet 365 x 280mm (14¼ x 11").
A view of an elderly willow by Stowe Pool, with the spire of Lichfield Cathedral behind. Planted c.1700, the willow was a favourite of Samuel Johnson, who described it as ''the delight of his early and waning life''. This print was published the year that it blew down, after which it was replaced by a cutting. In November 2021 a fifth replacement tree, all from cuttings, was planted.
[Ref: 58835]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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[Longleat] Long Leate in Wiltshire, The Seat of the Right Honourable the Lord Viscount Weymouth &c:
[Longleat] Long Leate in Wiltshire, The Seat of the Right Honourable the Lord Viscount Weymouth &c:
Ca: Cambell Delin: H. Hulsbergh Sculp:
[n.d. c.1725.]
Engraving. 250 x 505mm (9¾ x 19¾"), large margins.
An elevation of Longleat, regarded as one of the finest examples of Elizabethan architecture, designed by Robert Smythson for Sir John Thynne and completed c.1580. Published in Colen Campbell's 'Vitruvius Britannicus'.
[Ref: 58770]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Manchester from Mount Pleasant.
Manchester from Mount Pleasant. Dedicated to the Inhabitants of Manchester and its Environs, by their obliged Servants, W.M.Craig and J.Landseer.
Drawn by W.M.Craig. Engraved by J. Landseer, Engraver to the King
Published Aug.t 1 1802 by J. Landseer, No 88 Queen Anne Street, East. & W.M.Craig, No 88 Charlotte Street, Rathbone Place, London; and in Manchester at No 79 Market Street Lane.
Scarce engraving. 365 x 480mm (14¼ x 18¾"), very large margins.
A fine prospect of Manchester from sheep fields to the north of the city. John Landseer, the engraver, was the father of Sir Edwin Landseer.
[Ref: 58706]   £380.00  
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The South West View of Melton Constable in the County of Norfolk,
The South West View of Melton Constable in the County of Norfolk, the Seat of S.r Jacob Astley, Bart:t, is humbly Inscrib'd by His Oblig'd Serv:ts Sam:l & Nath:l Buck.
Sam.l & Nath.l Buck delin. et sculp.t August 1741. No I Garden Court Middle Temple.
Scarce engraving. 380 x 600mm (15 x 23½"), large margins. Repairs to margins.
Melton Constable Hall, built 1664-70, now grade 1 listed. The Park was landscaped by Capability Brown in 1764-9.
[Ref: 58724]   £480.00   (£576.00 incl.VAT)
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[Mereworth Castle.] A View of the Earl of Westmoreland's Villa, in the County of Kent, taken from the Park
[Mereworth Castle.] A View of the Earl of Westmoreland's Villa, in the County of Kent, taken from the Park
W.m Woollett delin. P.C. Canot Sculp.t.
London, Printed for John Bowles in Cornhill, Carington Bowles in St. pauls Church Yard, & Robert Sayer in Fleet Street.
Coloured etching with engraving. Sheet 370 x 535mm (14½ x 17"). Trimmed within plate.
A view of Mereworth Castle, a Neo-Palladian country house designed by Colen Cambell for John Fane, 7th Earl of Westmorland. It is one of four buildings copied from Palladio's Villa Rotunda near Venice, of which it is one of two that survive, with Chiswick House, both Grade I listed.
[Ref: 58721]   £450.00  
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A View from the West Side of the Island in the Garden of the Hon.ble Charles Hamilton Esq.r at Painshill near Cobham in Surry.
A View from the West Side of the Island in the Garden of the Hon.ble Charles Hamilton Esq.r at Painshill near Cobham in Surry.
W. Woollett del. et sculp.
Printed for Robert Sayer in Fleet Street, John Bowles in Cornhil, Carington Bowles in St.Pauls Church Yard, John Boydell in Cheapside, and Henry Parker in Cornhill [n.d., 1760].
Coloured engraving. Sheet 355 x 480mm (14 x 19"). Trimmed to image on three sides.
A view from Grotto Island with the Chinese Bridge in the foreground, with a view across the lake, at Painshill Park, Surrey. A group is out on the water in a small hand-powered paddle-driven boat. Designed and created between 1738-73 by Charles Hamilton MP, the gardens moved away from geometric formality to a new naturalistic style. It is now regarded as one of the finest remaining examples of an 18th century English landscape park.
Fagan 38, II.
[Ref: 58723]   £350.00  
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South East View of Brownsea Castle & Island,
South East View of Brownsea Castle & Island, the Summer Sea of H. Sturt Esq. Built and planted by the present Possessor consisting of about one thosand Acres. 1774
[n.d., c.1796.]
Engraving. 225 x 375mm (8¾ x 14¾"), with large margins. Some staining on right.
View of Brownsea Island in Poole Harbour. Inheriting the castle in 1765, Sir Humphrey Sturt extended the 16th century blockhouse castle to form a Palladian styled, four-storey tower with battlements, and landscaped the island, importing manure to improve the soil. From The History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset' by Hutchins.
[Ref: 58765]   £160.00  
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View from the Drawing Room of Knowle Cottage, Sidmouth.
View from the Drawing Room of Knowle Cottage, Sidmouth.
T. Fidlor delin.t. T. Sutherland sculp.t.
Sidmouth, Pub.d by John Wallis at the Royal Marine Library, 1823.
Scarce aquatint, printed in colours and finished with fine hand colour. 230 x 295mm (9 x 11½"), with large margins. Ink drip in unprinted area of plate, some spotting.
A view looking through huge glazed doors into a landscape garde, with two exotic pheasants and a stock looking in. Image includes telescope on reading stand. Thomas Leversidge Fish bought Knowle in 1821, spending a fortune furnishing the house and grounds with an extraordinary collection of objets d'art, exotic trees and plants, birds and animals including kangaroos, gazelles, alpacas, buffalos, parakeets, peacocks and pelicans. Fish allowed tours of the house every Monday until a theft made him close it to the public.
[Ref: 58857]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[The Castle Above the Meadows.] E.P.
[The Castle Above the Meadows.] E.P.
Drawn & Etch'd by J.M.W. Turner Esq.r R.A. P.P. Engraved by Cha.s Turner.
London. Published Feb.y 20, 1808 by C. Turner, 50 Warren Street, Fitzroy Square.
Mezzotint with etching, printed in sepia. 210 x 290mm (8¼ x 11¼") large margins.
A distant view of Oakhampton Castle. Plate 8, issued in Part II of 'Turner's 'Liber Studiorum', which was published in several parts between 1807 and 1819.
Finberg: 8, state iv of iv.
[Ref: 58714]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)

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[West Wycomb Park] 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.
[West Wycomb Park] 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 in Fleet Street, John Boydell in Cheapside, Rob.t Wilkinson in Cornhil, Carington Bowles in St Pauls Church Yard.
Fine coloured etching. 360 x 525mm (14¼ x 20¾").
A view of the lake of West Wycombe Park, Buckinghamshire, the pleasure palace of Sir Francis Dashwood, founder of the 'Society of Dilettanti' and the 'Hell-fire Club'. It is centred on the outflow of the lake, with a statue of an allegorical river god, with men scything the grass of the lawns. To the left is the house; to the right the parish church, on top of a hill. These views, engraved by William Woollett after William Hannan, were first published by John Tinney without titles, and then by a consortium of publishers.
Fagan 26-29.
[Ref: 58726]   £480.00  
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A View of Wilton in Wiltshire the seat of the R.t Hon.ble Earl of Pembroke.
A View of Wilton in Wiltshire the seat of the R.t Hon.ble Earl of Pembroke.
Luke Sullivan delin & sculpt.
[Published according to Act of Parliament March 1st. 1759. Printed for John Bowles in Cornhil, Carington Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard, Rob.t Sayer in Fleet Street, Hen.y Parker in Cornhill, & John Boydell in Cheapside.]
Engraving. 360 x 520mm (14¼ x 20½"), large margins on 3 sides. Trimmed into plate at bottom, losing publication line.
A view of the Palladian south front of Wilton House, a Grand I listed building near Salisbury. It was published as one of a set of six views of country seats by Luke Sullivan (1705-71). Other editions were published with Thomas Bowles and Robert Wilkinson as the first name in the list of publishers.
[Ref: 58722]   £450.00  
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