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Capitalisme.
Capitalisme.
Comin'Ache (pseudonym of H. Comin).
[Pub. by Tailliardat, 1899-1903.]
Scarce lithograph. Sheet 565 x 450mm (22¼ x 17¾"), watermarked 'Van Gelder Zonen'. Edges chipped.
An anarchist condemnation of capitalism, showing workers dying beneath a monster consisting of a human skull with money bags in its teeth, bat wings and a peacock as a headpiece. It was published as plate 16 of 'Les Temps nouveaux', which were issued as inserts in the newspaper before being published as a collection in 1903.
[Ref: 63144]   £850.00  
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[Ceramics] W.T. Copeland, Stoke-upon-Trent, Staffordsihre.
[Ceramics] W.T. Copeland, Stoke-upon-Trent, Staffordsihre. Birmingham Exposition of Arts and Manufactures, 1849.
T. Underwood Lith. High S.t Birm.m.
[Birmingham, 1849.]
Tinted lithograph. Sheet 380 x 275mm (15 x 10¾").
A display of ceramics published in the brochure of the Birmingham Exposition of Arts and Manufactures, a precursor of the Great Exhibition of 1851. William Taylor Copeland continued the business of Josiah Spode. W T Copeland & Sons operated from 1847 until 1966, when it merged with Royal Worcester. It is now part of the Portmeirion Group.
[Ref: 63038]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Crosby Hall Literary and Scientific Institution. [Entrance Ticket.]
Crosby Hall Literary and Scientific Institution. [Entrance Ticket.] Admit......... Hon: Sec:
[n.d.,c.1800s.]
Etching. 125 x 165mm (5 x 6½"). Foxing. Lower right corner of very large margin, torn away.
Entrance ticket for Crosby Hall Literary and Scientific Institution.
[Ref: 63133]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Papier mâché manufacturers] Jennens & Bettridge, Manufacturers, London & Birmingham.
[Papier mâché manufacturers] Jennens & Bettridge, Manufacturers, London & Birmingham. Birmingham Exposition of Arts and Manufactures, 1849.
T. Underwood Lith. High S.t Birm.m.
[Birmingham, 1849.]
Tinted lithograph. Sheet 275 x 380mm (10¾ x 15").
A display of ornate furnishings at the Birmingham Exposition of Arts and Manufactures, a precursor of the Great Exhibition of 1851, published in the exhibition brochure. Jennens and Bettridge (fl. 1815-64) produced quality papier-mâché wares, expaning from Birmingham to Belgravia, Paris and New York.
[Ref: 63036]   £85.00   (£102.00 incl.VAT)
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The Odd Dealer.
The Odd Dealer. As Sung by Mr. Grimaldi, at Sadlers' Wells. 'I keep a sung little shop, None excel me at selling or buying can, In merry customers hop...'
Printed and Sold by E. Billing, 10, Star Corner, near Bermondsey Church. [n.d., c.1800.]
Letterpress with wood engraving. 225 x 75mm (9 x 3").
The Odd Dealer as sung by Mr. Grimaldi, at Sadlers' Wells, sold for a penny. At the top of the sheet, a dealer stands outside his shop, talking to two women. An early clown image.
[Ref: 63149]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. Mr Grimaldi's Benefit, And Last Appearance in Public.
Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. Mr Grimaldi's Benefit, And Last Appearance in Public. This Evening. Friday, June 27, 1828.
[London: 1828.] J. Tabby, Printer, Thetare Royal, Drury Lane.
Letterpress Playbill. 200 x 325mm (8 x 12¾"). Fragile. Some damage along the top and left edge. Two holes in the left.
Thetare Royal, Drury Lane playbill for Mr. Grimaldi's benefit and last appearance in public, on the 17th of June, 1828. The bill details of entertainments such as a comic piece called 'Jonathan in England', followed by the musical entertainment of 'Adopted Child'.
[Ref: 63148]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Admit One Person to the Dinner At Guildhall On Wednesday, the 9.th Nov.r 1791.
Admit One Person to the Dinner At Guildhall On Wednesday, the 9.th Nov.r 1791. The R.t Hon.ble John Hopkins Lord Mayor. I.W. Anderson Esq.r - H.C. Combe Esq.r > Sheriffs. No Admittance till Three nor after Six o'Clock.
Clark Sculp. Moorfields.
[London, 1790.]
Engraving on chine collé. Sheet 270 x 230mm (10½ x 9"). Not issued. Trimmed into plate on right.
A dinner ticket with an ornate design featuring armourials and cornucopiae. Sir John Hopkins belonged to the Worshipful Company of Grocers
[Ref: 63026]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Handel Centenary Commemoration held in Westminster Abbey.] May 29. Messiah.
[Handel Centenary Commemoration held in Westminster Abbey.] May 29. Messiah.
R: Smirk pinx.t. F. Haward sculpt RA.
Publish'd 29 May 1784.
Stipple, pt 18th century watermark; 250 x 190mm (9¾ x 7½"), large margins. Creases and stains.
Britannia, seated on a lion, gestures towards a pyramid inscribed 'Handel'. A winged cherub places a garland on a pedestal.
[Ref: 62796]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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New Musical Fund.
New Musical Fund.
J. Ibbetson del. J. Thornthwaite sculp.
[n.d., c.1790.]
Stipple, rare subscriber's copy. Sheet 260 x 190mm (10¼ x 7½"). Trimmed, losing venue & date, foxed.
Apollo stands on a cloud before an organ, lyre in hand, pouring coins from a cornucopia into a widow's apron, her two children clinging to her dress. Behind is a group of musicians. The New Musical Fund was established 16 April 1786. The British Museum has examples of this image dated from 1788 to 1796.
See BM 1969,0130.4 for the earliest example. Subscriber In ink verso "Edmund Warren-Horne". See Ref: 62793 for one printed in sepia.
[Ref: 62794]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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New Musical Fund. King's Theatre.
New Musical Fund. King's Theatre. [Thursday, March 27, 1788.]
J. Ibbetson del. J. Thornthwaite sculp.
[1788.]
Rare stipple, printed in sepia., subscriber's copy; Sheet 265 x 185mm (10½ x 7¼"). Trimmed, losing date, stains.
Apollo stands on a cloud before an organ, lyre in hand, pouring coins from a cornucopia into a widow's apron, her two children clinging to her dress. Behind is a group of musicians. The New Musical Fund was established 16 April 1786.
BM 1969,0130.4. Subscriber in ink verso "Edmund Warren-Horne" See Refs: 62794 & 62795 for ones printed in black.
[Ref: 62793]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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New Musical Fund.
New Musical Fund.
J. Ibbetson del. J. Thornthwaite sculp.
[n.d., c.1790.]
Stipple, rare subscriber's copy. Sheet 265 x 190mm (10½ x 7½"). Trimmed, losing venue & date, tear in left edge, spotted.
Apollo stands on a cloud before an organ, lyre in hand, pouring coins from a cornucopia into a widow's apron, her two children clinging to her dress. Behind is a group of musicians. The New Musical Fund was established 16 April 1786. The British Museum has examples of this image dated from 1788 to 1796.
See BM 1969,0130.4 for the earliest example. Subscriber In ink verso "Edmund Warren-Horne". See Ref: 62793 for one printed in sepia.
[Ref: 62795]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Royal Insititution [Admission Ticket.]
Royal Insititution [Admission Ticket.] Omnes Artes Habent Quoddam Commune Vinculum.
R. Westall, R. A. delin. A. Raimbach, Sculp.
[n.d., c.1800s.]
Engraving. 100 x 70mm (4 x 2¾"). Laid on original album paper.
Ticket to the Royal Institution, with engraving of Minerva and the Muses, by Raimbach after Westall, and at bottom "Omnes Artes Habent Quoddam Commune Vinculum".
[Ref: 63141]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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G.R. Collis & C.º Silversmiths, Electro-Platers, & Gilders, Church Street Workins, Birmingham, & 1, Langham Place, London.
G.R. Collis & C.º Silversmiths, Electro-Platers, & Gilders, Church Street Workins, Birmingham, & 1, Langham Place, London. Birmingham Exposition of Arts and Manufactures, 1849.
T. Underwood Lith. High S.t Birm.m.
[Birmingham, 1849.]
Tinted lithograph. Sheet 380 x 275mm (15 x 10¾").
A selection of silver ewers, teapots, tankards and goblets, published in the brochure of the Birmingham Exposition of Arts and Manufactures, a precursor of the Great Exhibition of 1851. By the 1890s George Richmond Collis & Co were operating from Regent Street, London.
[Ref: 63037]   £85.00   (£102.00 incl.VAT)
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Just as the Sun went down. A Pathetic Incident of War Time.
Just as the Sun went down. A Pathetic Incident of War Time. Words and Music by Lyn Udall. Sung with Great Success by Miss Nellie Gannon.
H.G. Banks Lith.
Charles Sheard & C.o, Anglo-American Music Publishers, 196, Shaftesbury Avenue, W.C. New York: M. Witmark & Son, 8 West 29.th S.t [n.d., c.1900].
Lithograph. Sheet 355 x 250mm (14 x 10¼") Small tears in edges.
The music sheet cover showing two British soldiers lying by a field gun under a shredded Union flag, looking at lockets with their sweethearts' hair as they die. The pith helmet suggests the scene is during the Second Boer War (1899-1902). Lyn Udall (1870-1963) was an American composer. 'Just as the Sun Went Down' was first published in 1898, with a cover relating to the Spanish-American War. The song was successful: other cover illustrations show the tanks and biplanes of the First World War.
[Ref: 62917]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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[Vinegar Valentine] This creature is willing to marry, /
[Vinegar Valentine] This creature is willing to marry, / Can you resist the temptation? / Why ladies to you so tarry? / His match is not in the nation. / Take him & mould him as you please. / What all refuse! ain't he the cheese?
[n.d., c.1860.]
Coloured woodcut. 205 x 120mm (8 x 4¼").
A writing sheet shows a satire of a man wearing a monocle and checked trousers.
[Ref: 63286]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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