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Plan and Survey of Ascot Race Course, in the County of Berks; including the Rises and Fall; with Notes Referring to an Appendix; by W.m Kemp.
Plan and Survey of Ascot Race Course, in the County of Berks; including the Rises and Fall; with Notes Referring to an Appendix; by W.m Kemp. To the Kings Most Excellent Majesty This Plate being No.4. of a Series of Surveys, of the Principal Race Courses in England Is respectfully dedicated by His most obedient Subject & Servant, Wm. Kemp [facsimile signature.]
Davies sculp. 34 Compton St. Brunsw.k Sq.e.
London, Published by Sherwood, Jones & Co. Paternoster Row. [n.d., 1824.]
Coloured engraving. 210 x 255mm (8¼ x 10"). One vertical fold in the centre as normal. Faint toning around the edges.
A plan and survey of Ascot Race Course, Berkshire.
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[William Cavendish, Duke Newcastle] Lat Bataille Gaignee.
[William Cavendish, Duke Newcastle] Lat Bataille Gaignee.
Abr. à Diepenbeke delineavit. Pet. Clouwe sculpsit.
[London: John Brindley, 1743.]
Engraving, 18th century watermark. 385 x 505mm (15¼ x 19¾"). Small margins. Repairs to centre fold and two repaired tears in bottom margin.
Equestrian portrait of William Cavendish (1593-1676), 1st Duke of Newcastle, in armour, baton in hand, a black groom with the duke's helmet behind.. In the background a battle rages. Newcastle's treatise on horsemanship, 'La Methode et Invention nouvelle de Dresser les Chevaux' was first published in Antwerp by Jacob van Meurs c.1658. This example from the first English edition, 'A General System of Horsemanship in All Its Branches'. After the defeat of the Royalist cause in the Civil War William Cavendish (1592-1676) settled in Antwerp, where this work was engraved.
[Ref: 53905]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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