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Town Hall Brussels.
Town Hall Brussels.
L Haghe.
[London: Thomas McLean, 1850.]
Tinted lithograph, 1st state, printed in blue and brown, finished by hand. 420 x 275mm (16½ x 10¾"), trimmed to image and laid on card, as issued. A little wear to backing card.
By Louis Haghe (1806-85) for 'Haghe's Portfolio of Sketches. Belgium. Germany', the last of three series of views of the region.
Abbey Travel 41.
[Ref: 55563]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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[Porec] Parens, sive Parentium vulgo, Parenzo Histrie Opp:
[Porec] Parens, sive Parentium vulgo, Parenzo Histrie Opp:
[Engraved by Frans Hogenberg.]
[Amsterdam, Johannes Jansson, 1657.]
Engraving. Printed area 170 x 250mm (6¾ x 9¾"). Trimmed to printed border on two sides.
A prospect of Porec, Croatia, from the sea. Originally published in the Braun & Hogenberg 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum' atlas of townplans in 1575, this example comes from Jansson's Townbooks, which utlilised many of the Hogenberg plates.
[Ref: 55522]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Sibenik] Sibinium, Ptolemeo Sicum vulgo Sibenicho, Dalmatie opp:
[Sibenik] Sibinium, Ptolemeo Sicum vulgo Sibenicho, Dalmatie opp:
[Engraved by Frans Hogenberg.]
[Amsterdam, Johannes Jansson, 1657.]
Engraving. Printed area 135 x 175mm (5¼ x 7"). Trimmed to printed border on two sides.
A prospect of Sibenik, Croatia, with St. Nicholas Fortress in the foreground. Originally published in the Braun & Hogenberg 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum' atlas of townplans in 1575, this example comes from Jansson's Townbooks, which utlilised many of the Hogenberg plates.
[Ref: 55519]   £130.00  
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[Monument for Jacques Necker] La Vertu récompensée.
[Monument for Jacques Necker] La Vertu récompensée.
Borel inven.
Se vend A Paris chez l'auteur, rue sw Bretagne a coté du Potier d'Etain .
Rare mezzotint. 430 x 315mm (17 x 12½"). Trimmed within plate, repaired tears, some surface scuffing. Damaged.
A pyramidal monument with 'Necker' on it, surrounded by allegorical figures including Justice and France. It celebrates Jacques Necker's 1781 publication of the ' Compte rendu au roi', the French Royal accounts, showing the French people how the king (Louis XVI) was spending their money for the first time. Necker (1732-1804), a Swiss financier, was dismissed as Director-General of the Royal Treasury soon after, but became Controller-General of Finances in 1788 and Louis VI's Chief Minister in 1789.
[Ref: 55427]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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[Prospect of Rome] Roma.
[Prospect of Rome] Roma.
L. De Lincler Delineavit ad vivum. Isreal Silvestro Lincidit.
P. Mariette ex. excudit parisijs. cum privil. Regis. Anno D.ni 1642 [but c.1816].
Engraving on four sheets. Each 185 x 310mm (7¼ x 12¼"), with very large margins, two plates watermarked 'J. Whatman 1816'. Excellent condition with some faint scuffing in the margins.
A prospect of Rome from the north, with a 44-point key of places from the Porta del Popolo to the Vatican Gardens and 'Fortificationi Moderne'. The view was drawn by de Lincler, a French painter, engraved by Israel Silvestre and originally published in Paris by Pierre Mariette in 1642. The Whatman paper of this example suggests a London printing.
[Ref: 55565]   £580.00   view all images for this item
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Vera Effigies Clarissimi Déoq[ue] Repub: Optimè Meriti Herois D. Ottonis Henrici Comitis a Schwarzenberg...
Vera Effigies Clarissimi Déoq[ue] Repub: Optimè Meriti Herois D. Ottonis Henrici Comitis a Schwarzenberg... D. Wolfgango Jacobo Comiti a Schwarzenberg &c filio ac heredi dedicata. Ab sereniss. Bavar: Ducis Guilielmi scal: ptore Joane Sadelero.
[after Hans von Aachen?]
[Munich, c.1590.]
Rare engraving. Sheet 325 x 245mm (12¾ x 9¾"). Trimmed within plate, pin holes, repaired tears.
Otto Heinrich, Count of Schwarzenberg (1535-90), Councillor to the Emperors Maximilian II and Rudolf II, and to William V of Bavaria, wearing a ruff and a leopard fur-lined coat, seated at a table with papers, a compass, a skull and a clock. The skull and dedication suggests this was engraved after Schwarzenberg's death in 1590, when Sadeler was court engraver in Munich. A head-and-shoulders oil portrait with the same features is attributed to Hans von Aachen (1552-1615).
[Ref: 55499]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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Balaguier Point, Cape Sicie & Sablet, Eastward towards Cape Sepet, Toulon.
Balaguier Point, Cape Sicie & Sablet, Eastward towards Cape Sepet, Toulon. Drawn on the Spot by Cap..t Knight R. N.
F. Jukes fecit.
London Pub;d as the Act directs March 31st 1794, by W. Faden Geographer to his Majesty Charing Cross, and by F. Jukes Engraver Howland Street.
Aquatint and etching, printed in blue and brown, with hand finishing. 275 x 390mm (10¾ x 15¼"). Crack in top platemark taped, slight mount burn.
A view of a warship at anchor in a bay, one of a series by a captain serving with the Royal Navy during the Girondin/Royalist revolt in Toulon, during which the city was handed to the British. After a three-month siege by the French (in which the young artillery officer Napoleon Bonaparte distinguished himself), the British left, taking 7,000 refugees, taking or destroying the ships of the French Mediterranean Fleet.
[Ref: 55438]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Veuë des Ecuries de Versailles. A View of the Stables of Versailles.
Veuë des Ecuries de Versailles. A View of the Stables of Versailles.
J. Rigaud pinx. J. Tinney excud.
Printed for Jn.o Boydell Engraver in Cheapside London.
Hand coloured etching, plate 250 x 420mm (9¾ x 16½"), with very large margins. Abrasion in top margin. Glued to album sheet.
A view of the stables from the Palace of Versailles' second railings. In the foreground figures and carriages bustle amongst each other in the cobbled yard. The two stable buildings stand in the background.
[Ref: 55547]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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