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Figure de l'habit de Chevallier a la Pluvinelle.
Figure de l'habit de Chevallier a la Pluvinelle. Figure 2. B. 1 partie.
[drawn and engraved by Crispijn de Passe the younger.]
[Paris, c.1623.]
Engraving on two plates. Outer plate 315 x 410mm (12½ x 16"), very large margins. Spotting and creasing at top.
An engraving of the doublet, hat and boots of a dressage rider, within a separately-printed architectural border. A plate from Antoine de Pluvinel's important work on dressage, published first in 1623 as 'Le Maneige Royal' and secondly as 'L'instrvction du Roy, en L'exercice de Monter a Cheval' in 1625. Pluvinel (1562-1620), the first French riding master, taught Louis XIII to ride, and the king often takes centre stage in the plates from this work.
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[Louis XIII watching a horse being trained.]
[Louis XIII watching a horse being trained.] Figure 47. CCC. Seconde partie.
[drawn and engraved by Crispijn de Passe the younger.]
[Paris, c.1623.]
Engraving on two plates. Outer plate 315 x 410mm (12½ x 16"), very large margins. Creasing at top.
A scene in the riding yard of the Tuileries, with Louis XIII watching a horse being trained to leap a barrier, watched by a dozen named courtiers. Around the image is a separately-printed architectural border. A plate from Antoine de Pluvinel's important work on dressage, published first in 1623 as 'Le Maneige Royal' and secondly as 'L'instrvction du Roy, en L'exercice de Monter a Cheval' in 1625. Pluvinel (1562-1620), the first French riding master, taught Louis XIII to ride, and the king often takes centre stage in the plates from this work.
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[Horse training.]
[Horse training.] Figure 5. 1 partie.
[drawn and engraved by Crispijn de Passe the younger.]
[Paris, c.1623.]
Engraving on two plates. Outer plate 315 x 410mm (12½ x 16"), with very large margins. Tears taped. Creasing on top.
A scene in the courtyard of the Louvre, with Louis XIII watching a horse being trained at a pillar, with two named courtiers. Around the image is a separately-printed architectural border. A plate from Antoine de Pluvinel's important work on dressage, published first in 1623 as 'Le Maneige Royal' and secondly as 'L'instrvction du Roy, en L'exercice de Monter a Cheval' in 1625. Pluvinel (1562-1620), the first French riding master, taught Louis XIII to ride, and the king often takes centre stage in the plates from this work.
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[Louis XIII practicing jousting.]
[Louis XIII practicing jousting.] Figure 47. CCC. Seconde partie.
[drawn and engraved by Crispijn de Passe the younger.]
[Paris, c.1623.]
Engraving on two plates. Outer plate 315 x 410mm (12½ x 16"), on paper with 17th century watermark, very large margins. Creasing at top.
Louis XIII riding down a tilt barrier striking a mannikin in the forehead, watched by four named courtiers, including Earl of Carlisle. Around the image is a separately-printed architectural border. A plate from Antoine de Pluvinel's important work on dressage, published first in 1623 as 'Le Maneige Royal' and secondly as 'L'instrvction du Roy, en L'exercice de Monter a Cheval' in 1625. Pluvinel (1562-1620), the first French riding master, taught Louis XIII to ride, and the king often takes centre stage in the plates from this work.
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[Jousting armour.] Pieces des Armes rompce en lice faict au Naturel dans Le Logis de M. le Duc de Bellegar de grand Escuter de france.
[Jousting armour.] Pieces des Armes rompce en lice faict au Naturel dans Le Logis de M. le Duc de Bellegar de grand Escuter de france. Figure 50. ooo 2 partie.
[drawn and engraved by Crispijn de Passe the younger.]
[Paris, c.1623.]
Engraving on two plates. Outer plate 315 x 410mm (12½ x 16"), large margins on 3 sides. Tears affecting image at top, damp stains and creasing. Small loss top right.
An illustration of various parts of a knight's jousting armour. Around the image is a separately-printed architectural border. A plate from Antoine de Pluvinel's important work on dressage, published first in 1623 as 'Le Maneige Royal' and secondly as 'L'instrvction du Roy, en L'exercice de Monter a Cheval' in 1625. Pluvinel (1562-1620), the first French riding master, taught Louis XIII to ride, and the king often takes centre stage in the plates from this work.
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[Louis XIII on horseback with a lance.]
[Louis XIII on horseback with a lance.] Figur. 39. 3 part.
[drawn and engraved by Crispijn de Passe the younger.]
[Paris, c.1623.]
Engraving. Sheet 210 x 300mm (8¼ x 11¾"). Trimmed within image, edges chipped. Damaged and loss.
The king in profile with portraits of eleven named courtiers. A plate from Antoine de Pluvinel's important work on dressage, published first in 1623 as 'Le Maneige Royal' and secondly as 'L'instrvction du Roy, en L'exercice de Monter a Cheval' in 1625. Pluvinel (1562-1620), the first French riding master, taught Louis XIII to ride, so the king often takes centre stage in the plates from this work.
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[Newmarket] A View of the Round Course or Plate Course with divers jockeys and Horses
[Newmarket] A View of the Round Course or Plate Course with divers jockeys and Horses in different Actions and Postures going to start for the Kings Plate at New Market.
Tillimans Pinx. J.s Sympson and J.n Lord [ex].
[n.d., c.1730.]
Rare engraving. 305 x 420mm (12 x 16½"); Trimmed. Worm holes filled. Some creasing.
The artist, Peter Tillemans (1684-1734), was born in Antwerp and moved to England in 1708. He specialised in sporting and landscape paintings.
Not in Siltzer.
[Ref: 57276]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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[Prospectus for James Ward's Celebrated Horses] Dedicated by Permission to His Most Gracious King George IV,
[Prospectus for James Ward's Celebrated Horses] Dedicated by Permission to His Most Gracious King George IV, [text blacked out] A Series of Lithographic Drawings of Celebrated Horses, from Pictures Painted by James Ward, Esq. R.A. and Drawn on Stone by Himself [...] Published, for the Artist, by R. Ackermann, 101, Strand. Proofs on India Paper, selected and retouched by Mr Ward, 10 Guineas the Set; Prints, 5 Guineas; and single Prints, 8s. each [...]
Printed by J. Harrison, 373, Strand [stuck through with ink mss.].
[n.d., c.1824.]
Scarce letterpress prospectus. Sheet 470 x 310mm (18½ x 12¼"), paper watermarked 'J Whatman Turkey Mill 1822'. With mss alterations in ink at bottom. Also his most gracious majesty's favourite charger Non Pareil in pencil and Princess Royal.
The horses listed here (with a short description) are: Adonis, Copenhagen, A Persian Charger, A Cossack War-Horse, Soothsayer, Monitor, Primrose and Foal, Doctor Syntax, Leopold, Walton, Phantom, Little Peggy, Marengo and (added in mss.) Nonpareil.
Siltzer P.284-5.
[Ref: 57355]   £480.00  
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[Full set of eight text descriptions for John Whessell's ''Portraits of Celebrated Running Horses'].
[Full set of eight text descriptions for John Whessell's ''Portraits of Celebrated Running Horses']. Plate I. Eleanor. [&] Plate II. Penelope. [&] Plate III. Bobtail. [&] Plate IV. Parasol. [&] Plate V. Violante. [&] Plate VI. Trumpator [&] Plate VII. Meteora [&] Plate VIII. Dick Andrews.
[n.d., c.1809.]
Eight sheets of letterpress, extremely rare set. Various sizes, largest 465 x 460mm (18¼ x 18"). Some wear, plate viii with some abrasion with loss of text, laid on thick paper.
The complete set of sheets with the racing histories of the eight horses depicted in ''Portraits of Celebrated Running Horses', painted and engraved by John Whessell in line and stipple, first published 1806-8. The set was republished by Edward Orme in 1809.
Siltzer p.337.
[Ref: 57348]   £850.00   view all images for this item
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