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Bal Paré à Versailles Pour le Mariage De Monseigneur Le Dauphin Le Mercredi 24 Fevrier 1745. De Bonneval.
Bal Paré à Versailles Pour le Mariage De Monseigneur Le Dauphin Le Mercredi 24 Fevrier 1745. De Bonneval. Porte et gradins a gauche.
[after Charles-Nicolas Cochin fils.]
[c.1800.]
Etching. 120 x 160mm (4¾ x 6¼"), on wove paper. Small margins.
A design issued as an invitation to the 'Yew Tree Ball', held overnight on Thursday 25th February (not 24th as here), celebrating the marriage of Louis (1729-65, Dauphin of France, father of Louis XVI) to Infanta Maria Teresa Rafaela of Spain. This example has 'Cochin fils' removed.
[Ref: 58501]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Bal Paré à Versailles Pour le Mariage De Monseigneur Le Dauphin Le Jeudi Neuf Fevrier 1747. De Bonneval.
Bal Paré à Versailles Pour le Mariage De Monseigneur Le Dauphin Le Jeudi Neuf Fevrier 1747. De Bonneval. Porte et gradins à droit.
[Charles-Nicolas] Cochin filius.
[c.1800.]
Etching. 110 x 145mm (4¼ x 5¾"), on wove paper, large margins. Crease in lower margin.
A design issued as an invitation to a ball celebrating the second marriage of Louis, Dauphin of France (1729-65), to Maria Josepha of Saxony, a union that begat three kings of France, including Louis XVI.
[Ref: 58505]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[Recovery of George III] This Ticket will Admit One of the Common Council of this City into the Cathedral Church of St Paul,
[Recovery of George III] This Ticket will Admit One of the Common Council of this City into the Cathedral Church of St Paul, on Thursday, the 23.d of April, 1789, to attend His Majesty on the Solemn Occasion of a Thanksgiving for the Happy Restoration of his Heath.
Cook Inv.t et sculp 1789.
Etched ticket. Sheet 195 x 225mm (7¾ x 9"). Trimmed within plate, creases & foxing.
Admission ticket for the thanksgiving ceremony given on the George III's recovery. A bust portrait of the king's profile sits above a border of laurel with various ornaments, with St Paul's in background and a woman holding the Rod of Asclepius.
[Ref: 58555]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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In Acensione Domini. 259 [-260].
In Acensione Domini. 259 [-260].
[n.d., c.1600.]
2pp. letterpress, printed in black and red. Sheet 440 x 320mm (17¼ x 12½"). Tape stains in top edge.
A music sheet for Gregorian chants, including 'Pater, manifestavi nomen tuum'.
[Ref: 58589]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Admit One Person to the Dinner at Guildhall, on Friday Nov.r 9th 1821.
Admit One Person to the Dinner at Guildhall, on Friday Nov.r 9th 1821. The Right Hon.ble Christopher Mangay, Lord Mayor. John Garrett & William Venables Esq.rs Sheriffs.
Oliver sc. Bells Buildings, Salisbury Sq. Fleet St. & 23 Oxenden Street.
[1821]
Engraved ticket. Sheet 280 x 225mm (11 x 9"). Trimmed within plate, edges chipped, creases & stains.
A design of armorials, with a woman holding the Rod of Asclepius resting her hand on a cornucopia, with other symbols of prosperity around her, with ships behind. Christopher Magnay (17671826)[1], a City of London merchant, was a member of the Worshipful Company of Merchant Taylors.
[Ref: 58556]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Edlin's Royal St Leonard's Hotel.
Edlin's Royal St Leonard's Hotel. St Leonards on Sea near Hastings.
J. Perkins, Engraver, 68, Coleman Street, Strand.
[n.d., c.1830.]
Engraved trade card. Sheet 75 x 115mm (3 x 4½"). Corners snipped, album pasted over text.
Trade card for St Leonard's Hotel, built in 1828, renamed Royal Victoria Hotel after Princess Victoria's visit in 1834 and still operating under that name.
[Ref: 58542]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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[Napoleonic broadside] The British Volunteer.
[Napoleonic broadside] The British Volunteer. The Word by John Luffman. _ Tune, Rule Britannia.
Sold by John Luffman, N.o 377, Strand, London. Price Six-pence [n.d., c.1803].
Engraving. Sheet 195 x 135mm (7¾ x 5¼"). Trimmed within plate, hole near text, small tear taped. Damaged.
A broadside published promote the Volunteer Companies, raised to help fight the Napoleonic Wars. Underneath are five verses, written by the publisher. John Luffman (1751-1821), an engraver and cartographer best known for his A New Pocket Atlas and Geography of England and Wales, produced maps, prints and satires capitalising on newsworthy events.
For other Broadsides See: Ref: 58509, 58523, 58524
[Ref: 58522]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Napoleonic broadside] Peace.
[Napoleonic broadside] Peace. The Word by John Luffman. _ Tune, God Save the King.
Oct.r 17, 1801. London. Engrav'd & Publish'd by John Luffman, No 28, Little Bell Alley, Coleman Street. Pr. 6.d Plain, 1.s Coloured. Enter'd at Stationers Hall.
Engraving. 210 x 145mm (8¼ x 5¾"). Trimmed to plate on left, small chip in top margin, touching plate, slight soiling. Repairs on left, slightly messy.
A broadside published to celebrate the short Peace of Amiens in 1801. Above is an allegorical illustration of French Revolutionary symbol Marianne holding an olive branch within a border captioned with 'Peace, Prosperity, Plenty, Commerce', flanked by the Union Flag and Tricolour. Underneath are five verses, written by the publisher. John Luffman (1751-1821), an engraver and cartographer best known for his A New Pocket Atlas and Geography of England and Wales, produced maps, prints and satires capitalising on newsworthy events.
For other Broadsides See: Ref: 58509, 58522, 58524
[Ref: 58523]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[Napoleonic broadside] The Ministers.
[Napoleonic broadside] The Ministers. The Word by John Luffman. _ Tune, Ally Crocker.
[London: John Luffman, n.d., c.1800.]
Engraving. Sheet 170 x 110mm (6¾ x 4¼"). Trimmed within plate.
A Tory broadside with six verses, written by the publisher, praising the government ministers. Wyndham, Dundas, Grenville (resigned 1801) and Pitt each have a verse, as does John Bull, who gets the final verse. John Luffman (1751-1821), an engraver and cartographer best known for his A New Pocket Atlas and Geography of England and Wales, produced maps, prints and satires capitalising on newsworthy events.
For other Broadsides See: Ref: 58509, 58522, 58523
[Ref: 58524]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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Ball at the Mansion House, April 12th 1819,
Ball at the Mansion House, April 12th 1819, The Right Honorable John Atkins, Lord Mayor.
Oliver sc. Bells Buildings, Salisbury Sq. Fleet St.
[1819]
Engraved ticket. Sheet 215 x 210mm (8½ x 8¼"). Trimmed within plate, foxing.
A woman and cherubs dancing with garlands, surrounded by a cornucopia and other signs of prosperity, a ship and the arms of the City of London. Atkins was MP for Arundel in 1802-6 & 1826-32, and for the City of London 1812-8. He belonged to the 'Worshipful Company of Merchant Taylors'.
[Ref: 58553]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Ball at the Mansion House, April 3, 1820,
Ball at the Mansion House, April 3, 1820, The Right Honorable George Bridges, Lord Mayor.
[1820]
Engraved ticket. In ink at bottom Wm. Borradack; Sheet 210mm x 185mm (8¼ x 7¼"). Trimmed within plate, creases & stains.
Cherubs dancing as one plays the pipes and another raises a globet of wine. On the ground are a basket of flowers and grapes on a vine. Bridges (c.1762-1840) was a London wine merchant and member of the Worshipful Company of Wheelwrights, who served as MP for the City of London 1820-6.
[Ref: 58554]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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Argyle House. First-Class Millinery Show Room. Lace and Fancy Repository from London. Regent Parade, High Harrogate.
Argyle House. First-Class Millinery Show Room. Lace and Fancy Repository from London. Regent Parade, High Harrogate. Mrs. Rogers, having had many years' experience in London and with Mrs. Burton, 4, St. Nicholas Street, Scarbro', feels confident that all Ladies who patronise her Establishment will be well pleased.
[n.d., c.1850.]
Wood engraved trade card. 45 x 85mm (1¾ x 3¼").
[Ref: 58559]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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The astonishing effects of Paul's Dr. Baillie's Pills.
The astonishing effects of Paul's Dr. Baillie's Pills. Look at the contrast!
[n.d. c.1839]
Engraving, sheet 50 x 85mm (2 x 3¼"). Trimmed and glued to backing card.
A newspaper advert for aperient pills. In the left image a despondent man sits looking at a long list exclaiming, "Oh! Dear me heres a Doctors bill and I not a bit better for it". Death lurches behind his chair. The right image a chubbier merrier looking man exits a chemists crying out, "Ha! Ha! Cured for a few shillings in a few days." This advert was published in the newspaper, 'The Northern Star' in their 29th June 1839 issue.
[Ref: 58567]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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The Juvenile Scrap Sheet N.o 24.
The Juvenile Scrap Sheet N.o 24. Price Two Pence Plain or Fourpence Col
R. Barfoot del.
London. John Betts. 115 Strand. [n.d. c.1846].
Hand coloured lithograph, sheet 225 x 335mm (9 x 13¼"). Trimmed and glued to scrapbook paper. Some surface dirt, creasing and nicks to edges.
Three vignettes of children playing. The first a group of boys swim and bathe in a pond or stream. The second a group of children wearing hats and holding flags walk past a pond where other children rest, a group of children buy fruit from a fruitseller. The third is a harvest scene with a group of children playing while gathering hay.
[Ref: 58568]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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Wolstenhome's British Field Sports, Now Publishing by Subscription, by Richard Reeve, Engraver & Publisher,
Wolstenhome's British Field Sports, Now Publishing by Subscription, by Richard Reeve, Engraver & Publisher, No 7, Vere Street, New Bond Street, London; Being Pictures by the Above Master, Consisting of Fox Hunting, Stag Hunting, Hare Hunting, Coursing, and Shooting.
London: Printed by Nichols, Earl's-court, Leicester-square [n.d., 1806].
Letterpress prospectus. Sheet 220 x 140mm (8¾ x 5½"). Binding stitch holes, a few spots.
A prospectus for Dean Wolstenholme's four-aquatint sets. According to the text, 'Fox Hunting' and 'Stag Hunting' had already been published (1806).
[Ref: 58557]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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