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The Street of the Twelve Apostles Armentieres.
The Street of the Twelve Apostles Armentieres.
J. Empson Tindall Major R.E.
1917.
Rare etching signed by the artist, 250 x200mm (10 x 8"), with very large margins. Creasing in margins. Top right corner missing.
A view of a dilapidated street in Armentieres, France, most likely the aftermath of the Battle of Lille during World War One.
[Ref: 62597]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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The Acropolis of Athens.
The Acropolis of Athens.
W. M. Craig del. E. Goodall sc.
[n.d., c.1800s.]
Engraving, sheet 215 x 170mm (8½ x 7").
A view of the Acropolis of Athens, Greece.
[Ref: 63071]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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A Bâsque of the Valley of Baïgorry.
A Bâsque of the Valley of Baïgorry.
Designed and Drawn on Stone by J.D. Harding from a Sketch by J. Johnston Esq.r. Printed by C. Hullamdel.
[n.d., c.1830.]
Rare lithograph. Sheet 255 x 195mm (10 x 7¾"). Some spotting. Slight central vertical crease.
A variant of the portrait published in 'Thirty Drawings of the Male and Female Peasantry of the Pyrenean Valleys', with a complete rectangular background.
[Ref: 62790]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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La France de nos Jours. N.º 226. Biarritz. Vue de la Villa Eugénie et de la Côte Impériale.
La France de nos Jours. N.º 226. Biarritz. Vue de la Villa Eugénie et de la Côte Impériale.
Des.é d'ap. nat. et lith. en col. par Ch. Mercereau. Imp.é en 3. coul. par Frick fr. r. de la Vielle Estrapade, 17, Paris.
Paris, F. Sinnett, Editeur [n.d., c.1860].
Coloured lithograph. Sheet 300 x 385mm (11¾ x 15¼").
The Villa Eugénie, was built for the Empress Eugénie c.1855 as a summer villa but became a hotel and casino in 1880. It is now the Hôtel du Palais. ''La France de nos jours'' was a series of 475 plates published from 1853 to 1876.
[Ref: 62685]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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[Maria Manuela, Princess of Portugal & Carlos, Prince of Asturias] Maria Filia Emanuelis D. Gratia Regis Portugaliæ. Carolis Dei Grã Hispa Infans Philippi Secundi Angliæ Regis Flius.
[Maria Manuela, Princess of Portugal & Carlos, Prince of Asturias] Maria Filia Emanuelis D. Gratia Regis Portugaliæ. Carolis Dei Grã Hispa Infans Philippi Secundi Angliæ Regis Flius.
ICI [monogram of Jan Collaert].
Cock Excud. [n.d., c.1556.]
Two scarce engraved plates on one sheet. Each c.250 x 155mm (9¾ x 6"), with large margins. Old ink mss. numbers in margins, laid on card at edges.
A pair of portraits of Maria Manuela (1527-45), Princess of Portugal and wife of Philip II of Spain, and their son Don Carlos (1545-68), who decended into insanity within his short life. The title of the portrait of Carlos describes Philip II as king of England, dating it to the duration of his marriage to Mary I, 1554 to 1558. From a series of 39 'Portraits of European Rulers', engraved by van der Heyden, Frans Huys and Jan Collaert. The British Museum's description of the series notes 'Most of these portraits are engraved two on a plate, but the pairs have almost always been cut apart'.
See BM 1854,0614.203 for the description of the series. Ex collection of Sir William Stirling Maxwell.
[Ref: 63110]   £320.00  
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[Christian III of Denmark & Albert, Duke of Prussia] Cristianus D.G. Rex Daniæ et Norvegiæ Dux Slesvicen Holsatiæ Stormariæ et Ditmersiæ Comes I Oldeborg. Albertus Senior Dei Gratia Marchip Brandeburgensis Dux Prussiæ 1556.
[Christian III of Denmark & Albert, Duke of Prussia] Cristianus D.G. Rex Daniæ et Norvegiæ Dux Slesvicen Holsatiæ Stormariæ et Ditmersiæ Comes I Oldeborg. Albertus Senior Dei Gratia Marchip Brandeburgensis Dux Prussiæ 1556.
PAVE [monogram of Pieter van der Heyden].
Cock Excud. [n.d., c.1556.]
Two portraits on one plate. 195 x 350mm (7¾ x 13¾"), with large margins. Trimmed into plate on right, to plate on left, old ink numeral in bottom margin, laid on card at edges.
A pair of portraits of Christian III of Denmark (1503-1559) and Albert (1490-1568), first Duke of Prussia and 37th grand master of the Teutonic Knights. From a series of 39 'Portraits of European Rulers', engraved by van der Heyden, Frans Huys and Jan Collaert. The British Museum's description of the series notes 'Most of these portraits are engraved two on a plate, but the pairs have almost always been cut apart'.
See BM 1854,0614.203 for the description of the series. Ex collection of Sir William Stirling Maxwell.
[Ref: 63111]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Habit of a Country Woman in Russia in 1764.
Habit of a Country Woman in Russia in 1764. Paysanne. 72.
[Thomas Jefferys, n.d., c.1772.]
Hand coloured engraving, 18th century watermark. Plate 230 x 200mm (9 x 8"). Large margins. Staining in the left and upper margin.
Portrait of a Russian country woman, she is standing in profile and touching her cloak with her left hand. Plate 72 from 'Collection of the dresses of different nations, antient [sic] and modern. Particularly old English dresses; after the designs of Holbein, Vandyke, Hollar and others, with an account of the authorities from which the figures are taken, and some short historical remarks on the subject. To which are added the habits of the principal characters on the English stage', published by Thomas Jefferys between 1757 - 1772.
[Ref: 62885]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Habit of a Country Woman of Ingria in 1764.
Habit of a Country Woman of Ingria in 1764. Femme d'Ingrie. 187.
[Thomas Jefferys, n.d., c.1772.]
Hand coloured engraving, J. Whatman watermark. Plate 240 x 200mm (9½ x 8"). Large margins.
A full-length portrait of a country woman from Ingria in Russia stepping towards the viewer, her right hand on her hip. She is wearing a hat, earrings, a three-quarter length coat over a longer dress, and shoes with ankle straps. Plate 187 from 'Collection of the dresses of different nations, antient [sic] and modern. Particularly old English dresses; after the designs of Holbein, Vandyke, Hollar and others, with an account of the authorities from which the figures are taken, and some short historical remarks on the subject. To which are added the habits of the principal characters on the English stage', published by Thomas Jefferys between 1757 - 1772.
[Ref: 62858]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Vue du Mettenberg & du mont Eiger dans la vallée de Grindelwald.
Vue du Mettenberg & du mont Eiger dans la vallée de Grindelwald.
Zurich chez R. Dikenman peintre Rindermarkt 353 [n.d., c.1820].
Aquatint with fine gouache colour and gum arabic highlights. 195 x 240mm (7¾ x 9½"), with large margins. Marks in unprinted area.
A superb view of the two mountains. In the foregound are walkers and mountain goats.
[Ref: 62683]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand I & Ferdinand II, Archduke of Austria]
[Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand I & Ferdinand II, Archduke of Austria]
PAVE [monogram of Pieter van der Heyden].
Cock Excud. [n.d., c.1556.]
Two scarce engraved portraits on one plate. 195 x 350mm (7¾ x 13¾"), with large margins. Old ink numerals in bottom margin, laid on card at edges.
A pair of portraits of Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand I (1503-64) and his second son Ferdinand II (1529-95), Archduke of Austria. From a series of 39 'Portraits of European Rulers', engraved by van der Heyden, Frans Huys and Jan Collaert. The British Museum's description of the series notes 'Most of these portraits are engraved two on a plate, but the pairs have almost always been cut apart'.
See BM 1854,0614.203 for the description of the series. Ex collection of Sir William Stirling Maxwell.
[Ref: 63112]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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D. Francesco Maria II della Rovere, Duca d'Urbino et z.
D. Francesco Maria II della Rovere, Duca d'Urbino et z.
Franco forma.
Cum Privilegia [n.d., c.1650.]
Engraving. 195 x 130mm (7¾ x 5"), with very large margins. Laid on card at edges.
A half length portrait of Francesco Maria II della Rovere (1549-1631), the last Duke of Urbino.
Ex collection of Sir William Stirling Maxwell.
[Ref: 63107]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Wilhelmina of Prussia] Frederique: Sophie: Guilhelmine: de Prusse. Princess d'Orange.
[Wilhelmina of Prussia] Frederique: Sophie: Guilhelmine: de Prusse. Princess d'Orange.
Done by V. Green, Engraver in Mezzotinto to his Majesty, London, 1773.
Mezzotint, very fine impression with 18th century watermark. 330 x 230mm (13 x 9"). Small margins.
A half-length portrait in oval of Frederika Sophia Wilhelmina (1751-1820), who married William V of Orange in 1767. Her brother, Frederick William II of Prussia, helped her suppress the Batavia Revolution of 1787.
CS 94, state ii.
[Ref: 62761]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[Frederick the Great playing the flute at Sanssouci.]
[Frederick the Great playing the flute at Sanssouci.]
[after Adolph Menzel.]
Photographische Gesellschaft Berlin [blindstamp, c.1900.]
Photogravure. 220 x 315mm (8½ x 12½"). Mounted on album paper, some cockling.
A photographic copy of an 1852 oil painting by Adolph Menzel, showing a soirée at Frederick's summer palace at Potsdam. The painting is now in the Alte Nationalgalerie in Berlin.
[Ref: 62814]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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[Frederick the Great of Prussia.]
[Frederick the Great of Prussia.]
[n.d., c.1800]
Engraving. Sheet 120 x 85mm (4¾ x 3¼"). Trimmed close to printed border.
A medallion profile portrait of Prussian king Frederick II (1712-86), in a decorative border.
[Ref: 62922]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Vue de Genève prise de Prègny.
Vue de Genève prise de Prègny.
Dubois del. Salathé sculp.
à Basle chez Birmann & Fils. [n.d. c.1825.]
Aquatint. Sheet 290 x 450mm (11½ x 17¾"). Trimmed into plate on three sides, some creasing.
A view of Geneva from the north.
[Ref: 63033]   £320.00  
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View of the City of Genoa.
View of the City of Genoa.
W. M. Craig del. T. Dixon sc.
[n.d., c.1800s.]
Engraving, sheet 215 x 170mm (8½ x 7").
A view of the city of Genoa, Italy.
[Ref: 63070]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Habit of a Gentleman of Wallachia.
Habit of a Gentleman of Wallachia. Gentilhomme Valaque. 62.
[Thomas Jefferys, n.d., c.1772.]
Hand coloured engraving, J. Whatman watermark. Sheet 345 x 240mm (13½ x 9½"). Large margins.
Whole-length standing portrait of a gentleman from Wallachia, an ancient region in present-day Romania. He is dressed in opulent robes adorned with intricate patterns, a fur hat sits atop his head. Plate 62 from 'Collection of the dresses of different nations, antient [sic] and modern. Particularly old English dresses; after the designs of Holbein, Vandyke, Hollar and others, with an account of the authorities from which the figures are taken, and some short historical remarks on the subject. To which are added the habits of the principal characters on the English stage', published by Thomas Jefferys between 1757 - 1772.
[Ref: 62844]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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A Greek Nun of the Order of St Basil in her Choir Dress.
A Greek Nun of the Order of St Basil in her Choir Dress. Religieuse Grecque de l'Ordre de St Bazile en Habit de Choeur. 125.
[Thomas Jefferys, n.d., c.1772.]
Hand coloured engraving, J. Whatman watermark. Plate 240 x 195mm (9½ x 7¾ "). Large margins.
A full-length portrait of a Nun of the Order of St Basil the Great. She is stepping towards the viewer, looking down to right, a chain of prayer beads hang from her right arm. Plate 125 from 'Collection of the dresses of different nations, antient [sic] and modern. Particularly old English dresses; after the designs of Holbein, Vandyke, Hollar and others, with an account of the authorities from which the figures are taken, and some short historical remarks on the subject. To which are added the habits of the principal characters on the English stage', published by Thomas Jefferys between 1757 - 1772.
[Ref: 62840]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Der Jungfernstieg in Hamburg.
Der Jungfernstieg in Hamburg.
Nach der Natur u. auf Stein gez. gedr. u. verlegt v P. Suhr in Hamburg [n.d., c.1846].
Lithograph with hand colour. Sheet 300 x 445mm (11¾ x 17½"), large margins. Tear entering image at top repaired.
Promenaders in the Jungfernstieg ('Maiden's Walk'), the first street in Germany to be asphalted, and still a shopping area. Ahead is St Peter's Church; to the left is the Alsterpavillon.
[Ref: 63007]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Das neue Hafenthor im Hamburg und er neue Hafendamm.
Das neue Hafenthor im Hamburg und er neue Hafendamm.
Nach der Natur gez. gedr. und verlegt v P. Suhr in Hamburg 1846.
Lithograph with hand colour. Sheet 300 x 445mm (11¾ x 17½"), large margins.
A view of the new harbour walls at Hamburg.
[Ref: 63006]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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[Manuscript map of the environs of Döhren-Wülfel]
[Manuscript map of the environs of Döhren-Wülfel]
[German, n.d.]
Ink and watercolour map, 18th century watermark. 310 x 440mm (12¼ x 17¼"), with flap. Pasted on album paper with old ink mss in English. Folded, probably trimmed lower right.
A competent manuscript map of the environs of Döhren-Wülfel, marking the road from Hamburg to Hildesheim. Although the map probably relates to the Seven Years' War (1756-63), the ink mss. refers to the Kingdom of Hanover, established for George III in 1814.
[Ref: 62826]   £320.00  
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[João Manuel, Prince of Portugal & Joanna of Austria]  Emanuel Princeps Portugaliæ. Johannis Regis Felius. Joanna Filia Caroli V Cæsaris Emanuuelis Principis Portugalliæ  Coniunx..
[João Manuel, Prince of Portugal & Joanna of Austria] Emanuel Princeps Portugaliæ. Johannis Regis Felius. Joanna Filia Caroli V Cæsaris Emanuuelis Principis Portugalliæ Coniunx..
PAVE [monogram of Pieter van der Heyden].
Cock Excud. [n.d., c.1556.]
Two scarce engraved portraits on one plate. 195 x 355mm (7¾ x 14"), very large margins. Trimmed to image on right, into plate on left, laid on card at edges, some spotting. Evidence of a crack in the printed plate top left.
A pair of portraits of Dom João Manuel (1537-54), Hereditary Prince of Portugal , and his wife, Joanna of Austria (1535-73), who was the daughter of João's paternal aunt Isabella of Portugal and of his maternal uncle, Emperor Charles V. Their son Sebastian became king of Portugal in 1557. From a series of 39 'Portraits of European Rulers', engraved by van der Heyden, Frans Huys and Jan Collaert. The British Museum's description of the series notes 'Most of these portraits are engraved two on a plate, but the pairs have almost always been cut apart'.
See BM 1854,0614.203 for the description of the series. Ex collection of Sir William Stirling Maxwell.
[Ref: 63109]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Habit of a Lady of Hungary, in 1700.
Habit of a Lady of Hungary, in 1700. Dame Hongroise. 99.
[Thomas Jefferys, n.d., c.1772.]
Hand coloured engraving, J. Whatman watermark. Plate 260 x 200mm (10¼ x 8"). Large margins.
A full-length portrait of a Hungarian woman, she is wearing a dress and a bonnet. Plate 99 from 'Collection of the dresses of different nations, antient [sic] and modern. Particularly old English dresses; after the designs of Holbein, Vandyke, Hollar and others, with an account of the authorities from which the figures are taken, and some short historical remarks on the subject. To which are added the habits of the principal characters on the English stage', published by Thomas Jefferys between 1757 - 1772.
[Ref: 62871]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Le nouveau, et ancien pont dit Langenruch, aux Schoellinen, route du S.t Gottard.
Le nouveau, et ancien pont dit Langenruch, aux Schoellinen, route du S.t Gottard.
M Kälin ad. nat. del. et sc.
Zurich chez H.y Fuessli & C.e [n.d., c.1820].
Aquatint with fine hand colour. Some staining on left.
Two bridges over a river in a steep-sided valley. Heinrich Füssli (1755-1829, son of the artist Henry Fuseli, most famous for 'The Nightmare'). After working in Paris 1779-92, he returned to Zurich where he founded a major firm of art dealers.
[Ref: 62682]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Luzerne vers le Righi, pris le Gutsch.
Luzerne vers le Righi, pris le Gutsch.
Zurich chez R. Dikenman peintre Rindermarkt 353 [n.d., c.1820].
Aquatint with fine gouache colour and gum arabic highlights. 195 x 240mm (7¾ x 9½"), with large margins. Marks in unprinted area.
A superb view looking across Lucerne towards Mount Rigi.
[Ref: 62684]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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A View of the City of Malta, on the side of the Cotonere.
A View of the City of Malta, on the side of the Cotonere.
Drawn by the W. M. Craig, from the original by Goupy. E. Goodall sc.
[n.d., c.1800s.]
Engraving, sheet 240 x 190mm (9½ x 7½"). Crease in upper centre. Tiny tears down left margin.
Bird's eye view of the fortified harbour of Malta, looking towards Valetta.
[Ref: 63073]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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The Matterhorn, from the North. Plate II.
The Matterhorn, from the North. Plate II.
J.J.B. del W.L.Walton lith. Printed by Hullmandel & Walton.
John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1849.
Lithograph, sheet 200 x 125mm (8 x 5"). Tiny crease upper right corner.
A view of the Matterhorn mountain of the Alps, which straddles the main watershed and border between Italy and Switzerland.
[Ref: 63066]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Matusiewic [facsimile signature].
Matusiewic [facsimile signature].
August 1841. d'Orsay fecit.
Lithograph on chine collé. 215 x 160mm (8½ x 6¼"). Backing sheet spotted and toned at edges.
A portrait of Count Matusiewicz, Russian ambassador in London, of Polish descent.
[Ref: 63229]   £85.00   (£102.00 incl.VAT)
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Meldert Camp. Netherlands. Brabant.
Meldert Camp. Netherlands. Brabant.
[n.d. c.1820]
Ink and watercolour map. 175 x 235mm (7 x 9¼"). Trimmed and pasted on album paper.
A competent manuscript map of a military camp at Meldert, south east of Leuven. The map was probably drawn for a history of the Seven Years' War (1756-63). On the reverse is a printed map of the Low Countries from that period.
[Ref: 62828]   £130.00  
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Habit of a Merchants Wife in Russia in 1765.
Habit of a Merchants Wife in Russia in 1765. Femme d'un Marchand Russe. 70
[Thomas Jefferys, n.d., c.1772.]
Hand coloured engraving, J. Whatman watermark. Plate 240 x 200mm (9½ x 8"). Large margins.
Portrait of a Russian merchant's wife standing to right, and holding the hand of a child who is playing with a toy. Plate 70 from 'Collection of the dresses of different nations, antient [sic] and modern. Particularly old English dresses; after the designs of Holbein, Vandyke, Hollar and others, with an account of the authorities from which the figures are taken, and some short historical remarks on the subject. To which are added the habits of the principal characters on the English stage', published by Thomas Jefferys between 1757 - 1772.
[Ref: 62888]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Mont Blanc from above the Flégère. Plate IV.
Mont Blanc from above the Flégère. Plate IV.
J.J.B. del W.L.Walton lith. Printed by Hullmandel & Walton.
[John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1849.]
Lithograph, sheet 200 x 125mm (8 x 5"). End of publisher under title missing due to slight damage and creasing along lower margin.
A view of Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in the Alps and Western Europe, located on the French-Italian border.
[Ref: 63067]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Chain of Monte Rosa from the Riffelberg. Plate I.
Chain of Monte Rosa from the Riffelberg. Plate I.
J.J.B. del W.L.Walton lith. Printed by Hullmandel & Walton.
John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1849.
Lithograph, sheet 195 x 125mm (7¾ x 5"). Creasing along lower margin.
A view of Monte Rosa from the Riffelberg, a mountain massif in the eastern part of the Pennine Alps, on the border between Italy and Switzerland.
[Ref: 63065]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Habit of a Morisco Slave in 1568.
Habit of a Morisco Slave in 1568. Esclave Moraure. 92.
[Thomas Jefferys, n.d., c.1772.]
Hand coloured engraving. Plate 260 x 200mm (10¼ x 8"). Large margins. Word "Moraure" faded. Score mark on lower left of plate.
Portrait of a man, whole-length standing, his face in profile, and his right hand outstretched in front of him. He is wearing a turban with a ribbon behind flowing in the wind. Plate 92 from 'Collection of the dresses of different nations, antient [sic] and modern. Particularly old English dresses; after the designs of Holbein, Vandyke, Hollar and others, with an account of the authorities from which the figures are taken, and some short historical remarks on the subject. To which are added the habits of the principal characters on the English stage', published by Thomas Jefferys between 1757 - 1772.
[Ref: 62874]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Habit of a Noble Woman of Swabia in 1581.
Habit of a Noble Woman of Swabia in 1581. Demoiselle de Souabe. 180.
[Thomas Jefferys, n.d., c.1772.]
Hand coloured engraving, 18th century watermark. Plate 260 x 200mm (10¼ x 8"). Large margins.
A full-length portrait of a woman, whole-length standing. She is wearing a magnificent gown, a ruff around her neck and her hand held in together at her front. Swabia is part of south west Bavaria. Plate 180 from 'Collection of the dresses of different nations, antient [sic] and modern. Particularly old English dresses; after the designs of Holbein, Vandyke, Hollar and others, with an account of the authorities from which the figures are taken, and some short historical remarks on the subject. To which are added the habits of the principal characters on the English stage', published by Thomas Jefferys between 1757 - 1772.
[Ref: 62838]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Joinville le Pont 94.
Joinville le Pont 94. Revue Encyclopédique.
E. Béjot.
[1898.]
Etching, 110 x 205mm (4¼ x 8"). Slightly time stained.
A view of Joinville-le-Pont from the side of the Seine, with an angler. Eugène Béjot (1867-1931), a French painter, taught etching by Impressionist etcher Henri Guérard.
Jean Laran 96 ii of iii. Ex: Collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd
[Ref: 62664]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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[Cardinal Richelieu] Armand Jean du Plessis.
[Cardinal Richelieu] Armand Jean du Plessis.
[Abraham Bosse.]
F.L.D. Ciartres excudit Parisijs [n.d., c.1638].
Engraving, 17th century watermark. 265 x 240mm (10½ x 9½"). Thread margins, mounted in album paper at edges.
A portrait of Armand Jean du Plessis, 1st Duke of Richelieu known as Cardinal Richelieu (1585-1642) within a dial, published by François Langlois, il Ciartres.
[Ref: 63325]   £380.00   (£456.00 incl.VAT)
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[Das Wagenrennen vor der Stadt.] [or]
[Das Wagenrennen vor der Stadt.] [or] [Telega at the entrance of a village]
A. Orlowskj 1824.
Lithograph, sheet 345 x 475mm (13¾ x 18¾"). Repaired tears in margins and creases.
A telega race; a type of four-wheel horse-drawn vehicle, whose primary purpose is to carry loads, similar to a wain. Aleksander Orlowski (1777 1832) was a Polish painter and sketch artist, and a pioneer of lithography in the Russian Empire.
[Ref: 63055]   £290.00   (£348.00 incl.VAT)
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Habit of a Russian Girl in 1764.
Habit of a Russian Girl in 1764. Fille Russe. 69.
[Thomas Jefferys, n.d., c.1772.]
Hand coloured engraving, 18th century watermark. Plate 240 x 200mm (9½ x 8"). Large margins.
Portrait of a Russian girl, she is standing in profile to the right holding apples in both hands. Plate 69 from 'Collection of the dresses of different nations, antient [sic] and modern. Particularly old English dresses; after the designs of Holbein, Vandyke, Hollar and others, with an account of the authorities from which the figures are taken, and some short historical remarks on the subject. To which are added the habits of the principal characters on the English stage', published by Thomas Jefferys between 1757 - 1772.
[Ref: 62884]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Habit of a Russian Market Woman in 1768.
Habit of a Russian Market Woman in 1768. Marchande Ruse. 74.
[Thomas Jefferys, n.d., c.1772.]
Hand coloured engraving, 18th century watermark. Plate 240 x 200mm (9½ x 8"). Large margins. Small tear on the bottom right of lower margin, far from plate.
Portrait of a Russian market trader walking away from the viewer to the right. She is carrying a basket on her right arm and another on her shoulder. Plate 74 from 'Collection of the dresses of different nations, antient [sic] and modern. Particularly old English dresses; after the designs of Holbein, Vandyke, Hollar and others, with an account of the authorities from which the figures are taken, and some short historical remarks on the subject. To which are added the habits of the principal characters on the English stage', published by Thomas Jefferys between 1757 - 1772.
[Ref: 62881]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Summer Habit of a Russian Woman with her Cloak on, in 1765.
Summer Habit of a Russian Woman with her Cloak on, in 1765. Femme Russe avec da Coësse. 67.
[Thomas Jefferys, n.d., c.1772.]
Hand coloured engraving, 18th century watermark. Plate 230 x 200mm (9 x 8"). Large margins.
Portrait of a Russian woman, she is standing in profile to left and wearing a cloak over her head and shoulders. Plate 67 from 'Collection of the dresses of different nations, antient [sic] and modern. Particularly old English dresses; after the designs of Holbein, Vandyke, Hollar and others, with an account of the authorities from which the figures are taken, and some short historical remarks on the subject. To which are added the habits of the principal characters on the English stage', published by Thomas Jefferys between 1757 - 1772.
[Ref: 62883]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Soldier of the Strelitz Guards under Arms.
Soldier of the Strelitz Guards under Arms. Soldat du Corps des Strelits sous les Armes. 65.
[Thomas Jefferys, n.d., c.1772.]
Hand coloured engraving. Plate 260 x 200mm (10¼ x 8"). Large margins. Small colour mark on bottom right of plate.
Portrait of a man, whole-length standing directed slightly to the left, looking to the right. A horn is hanging from his belt and he holds a large axe over his right shoulder with his right hand. Strelitz is in northern Germany. Plate 65 from 'Collection of the dresses of different nations, antient [sic] and modern. Particularly old English dresses; after the designs of Holbein, Vandyke, Hollar and others, with an account of the authorities from which the figures are taken, and some short historical remarks on the subject. To which are added the habits of the principal characters on the English stage', published by Thomas Jefferys between 1757 - 1772.
[Ref: 62843]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[A major Grand Tour Album with 35 views of Switzerland lakes in superb hand colour.]
[A major Grand Tour Album with 35 views of Switzerland lakes in superb hand colour.]
[various painters and engravers.]
[Switzerland, no dates but published 1819-1829.]
Large folio (475 x 360mm, 18¾ x 14¼"), half morocco with marbled boards, rebacked with calf; 35 colour-printed aquatints, finely finished by hand, tipped onto guards with tissue; 25 leaves of descriptive text, 18 in contemporary ink mss. Binding rubbed, one plate loose at rear, staining in margins of text leaves, ownership inscription on front pastedown dated 1842.
A fantastic Grand Tour Survivor, a collection of the finest aquatints in mint condition, including plates from Johann Jakob Wetzel's 'Voyage pittoresque aux Lacs de Zurich, Zug, Lowers, Egeri et Wallenstadt' (1819) and 'Voyage pittoresque au Lac Geneve' (1820); Gabriel Lory's 'Voyage pittoresque de l'Oberland bernois' (1822) and 'Souvenirs de la Suisse' (1829), and Samuel Birmann's Souvenirs de la vallée de Chamonix (1826). The plates are: 'Les Isles Borromées' (engraved by Rordorf after Wetzel); 'San Martino vers Porlezzo' (Rordorf after Wetzel); 'Lugano' (Rordorf after Wetzel); 'Villa Pliniana' (Hurlimann after Wetzel); 'Vue de Lausanne et de l'Extrémité Occidentale' (Hurlimann after Lory); 'Vue de Clarens et de l'Extrémité Orientale' (Hurlimann after Lory); 'Château de Chillon' (Hegi after Wetzel); 'La Chûte du Rhin prise de la rive droite' (Hurlimann after Wetzel); 'La Chûte du Rhin prise de la rive gauche' (Hurlimann after Wetzel); 'Vue d'Arth' (Hegi after Wetzel); 'Vue de la Caverne de St. Beat Audessus du Lac de Thoune' (Lory);' Maison de Paysan Près d'Unterseen'; 'La Cascade du Giessbach' (Hurlimann after Lory); 'Chute Supérieure du Staubbach'; 'Vue de la Cascade du Schmadribach au Fond de la Vallée de Lauterbrunnen' (Hurlimann after Lory); 'Vue de Grindelwald' (Hurlimann after Lory); 'Vue des Montagnes du Wetter-Horn, Well-Horn, et du Glacier de Rosenlaui' (Hurlimann after Lory); 'Les Cascades de Dorfbach et Alpbach à Meyringen' (Hurlimann after Lory); 'Pont sur l'Aar au Passage du Grimsel' (Hurlimann after Lory); 'Les Pierres sur le Glacier de l'Aar' (Hurlimann after Lory); 'Vue de l'Hospice du Grimsel' (Hurlimann after Lory); 'Le Repas Champetre' (Hurlimann after Lory); 'Ringgenberg' (Hegi after Wetzel); 'Le Chateau de Thoun' (Hegi after Wetzel); 'Vue de la Ville de Neuchatel' (Hurlimann after Lory); 'Vue de la Ville de Berne prise sur la Route de Thoune' (Hurlimann after Lory); 'Vue de Pont du Diable' (Hurlimann after Lory); 'Gorge de Cluse' (Birmann); 'À la Flégère' (Birmann); 'Glacier des Bossons' (Birmann); 'Environs de Sallenche' (Birmann); 'Lac de Chède' (Birmann); 'Les Lutteurs de l'Oberland Bernois' (Hurlimann after Lory); 'La Chapelle de Guillaume Tell sur le Lac des Quatre Cantons' (Hurlimann after Lory); 'Vue d'Interlaken' (Weber after Meyer).
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Szlegel.
Szlegel.
Gigoux. Lith de Villain.
[Paris: Joseph Straszewicz, n.d., c.1835.]
Lithograph on chine collé. 270 x 235mm (10½ x 9¼"), very large margins.
Lieut-Col Karol Szlegel (1802-32), with moustache, wearing cloak with furred collar. Having fought in the November Uprising (1830-1) he went into exile in France, where he died in a duel with a fellow officer while preparing for an armed return to Poland. Looked upon as a rebel or hero. From Straszewicz's suite of portraits of Polish figures.
[Ref: 63238]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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Habit of a Tartarian Lady.
Habit of a Tartarian Lady. Dame Tartare. 37.
[Thomas Jefferys, n.d., c.1772.]
Hand coloured engraving, 18th century watermark. Plate 260 x 200mm (10¼ x 8"). Large margins.
Portrait of a Tartarian woman, in central Asia. She is walking to the left and touching her veil with both hands. Plate 37 from 'Collection of the dresses of different nations, antient [sic] and modern. Particularly old English dresses; after the designs of Holbein, Vandyke, Hollar and others, with an account of the authorities from which the figures are taken, and some short historical remarks on the subject. To which are added the habits of the principal characters on the English stage', published by Thomas Jefferys between 1757 - 1772.
[Ref: 62887]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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View of the City of Turin.
View of the City of Turin.
W. M. Craig del. E. Goodall sculp.
[Published by Nuttall, Fisher & Co. Liverpool, April, c.1816.]
Etching with engraving. Sheet 200 x 255mm (7¾ x 10") Trimmed within plate, losing publication line, corners snipped.
A view of Turin from outside the city walls.
[Ref: 63015]   £85.00   (£102.00 incl.VAT)
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[Piazza San Marco, Venice] Procuratie Vecchie, Architettura di Mastro Bono Proto di S. Marco.
[Piazza San Marco, Venice] Procuratie Vecchie, Architettura di Mastro Bono Proto di S. Marco.
Luca Carlevarijs del. et inc.
Appo Gio. Maria Pedrali S. Giovanni Evangelista Venezia Nº 2164 [n.d., 1741].
Etching. 210 x 295mm (8¼ x 11½"), Pedrali's publication line overprinted in bottom margin. Nicks in edges, paper lightly toned.
A view of the Old Procurators' House and the Clock tower in the Piazza San Marco. From Pedrali's re-issue of 'Le fabriche e vedute di Venezia (The buildings and views of Venice)' by Luca Carlevaris, first published 1703,
[Ref: 62674]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Bereau de Treillage du Labyrinthe a Versailles. [in sepia ink]
Bereau de Treillage du Labyrinthe a Versailles. [in sepia ink]
[after Adam Perelle]
Paris chez N. Langlois rüe St Jacques à la Victoire avec Privilege.[in speia ink] [n.d. c.1700]
Hand coloured etching, plate 205 x 195mm (8¼ x 7¾"). Large margins.
A view most likely from "Receuille des plus belles veües des maisons royale de France," published by Langlois.
[Ref: 62834]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Le Labyrinte De Versailles.
Le Labyrinte De Versailles.
Paris chez N. Langlois rüe St Jacques à la Victoire avec Privilege du Roy. [n.d. c.1700]
Engraving, plate 250 x 345mm (10 x 14½"), with margins. Repaired tears.
A map most likey from "Receuille des plus belles veües des maisons royale de France," published by Langlois.
[Ref: 62863]   £130.00  
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Plan Du Jardin Potager Du Roy, A Versailles.
Plan Du Jardin Potager Du Roy, A Versailles.
Fait par Perelle.
A Paris chez I. Mariette rue S.t Jacques a la Victoire Avec Privil du Roi. [n.d. c.1700].
Coloured engraving, plate 230 x 325mm (9 x 12¾"), with large margins.
Plan of the vegetable garden of the palace of Versailles, with circular basin and jet of water at centre, plus explanatory key, and inscription detailing the history of the garden. Presumably a version after Nicholas Langlois's (1640-1703) made by his step-brother Jean Mariette.
[Ref: 62862]   £90.00  
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[William I of Württemberg] Wilhelm Kronprinz von Wurtemberg, etc.
[William I of Württemberg] Wilhelm Kronprinz von Wurtemberg, etc.
F. Müller ad viv: del. & Sculp 1806.
Engraving. 380 x 270mm (15 x 10½"). Trimmed to plate top and bottom, some slight soiling.
A portrait of Friedrich Wilhelm Karl (1781-1864), published when Würtemburg became a kingdom rather that an electorate after the dissolution of the Holy Roman Empire in 1806. He became king in 1816, ruling until his death. The year after this portrait he became Napoleon's brother-in-law when his sister married Jerome Bonaparte.
[Ref: 62925]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)

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