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Freg.te Anglaise, de 40 Canons. Courant au plus Prés.
Freg.te Anglaise, de 40 Canons. Courant au plus Prés.
Verico sculp.t.
[n.d., c.1794.]
Fine & rare engraving. 330 x 470mm (14½ x 18½"), with large margins. Uncut.
A three-masted Royal Navy frigate under sail.
[Ref: 60512]   £690.00  
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[Siege of Havana.] To the R.t Hon.ble George Keppel, Earl of Albermarle, &c. &c. Commander in Chief, of all His Majesty's Land Forces, at the Attacks and Reduction, of the Havannah,
[Siege of Havana.] To the R.t Hon.ble George Keppel, Earl of Albermarle, &c. &c. Commander in Chief, of all His Majesty's Land Forces, at the Attacks and Reduction, of the Havannah, This Perspective View of the Landing and Marching the Troops along the Shore, towards the Fort Cojimar, between the Hours of One and Three, in the Afternoon of June 7.th 1762: With the Transports anchoring along the Shore, also His Majesty's Ship Dragon, and the Granada Bomb, attacking the Fort and Batteries, Is Inscribed by His Devoted and most Obed.t Serv. P,, O,,R,, Sbridge. Drawn on the Spot, Design'd & Published as y.e Act directs.
Dom.k Serres Pinxit. Ja.s Mason Sculpsit.
London, Printed for Rob.t Wilkinson in Cornhill, Rob.t Sayer in Fleet Stree, and Carington Bowles in St Paul's Church Yard [n.d., c.1785].
Fine engraving, 18th century watermark. 455 x 655mm (18 x 25¾"). Narrow margins.
One plate from a set of twelve painted by Serres, celebrating the British victory in the Battle of Havana, first published 1762. During the Seven Years' War, with Britain fighting both France and Spain, a large fleet was sent to Cuba under the command of the Earl of Albermarle with Admirals Pocock and Kepple. They succeeded in capturing Havana, an important Spanish naval base. In the Treaty of Paris (1763), which ended the war, Havana was returned to Spain in exchange for Florida.
See Ref: 28713
[Ref: 60490]   £950.00  
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H.M.S Union
H.M.S Union P.L CCCCXCV.
Richard Speare Esq.r Inv.o. Bailey Sculp.
Published 31.st October 1817. by Joyce Gold. Naval Chronicle Office, 103, Shoe Lane, London.
Lithograph, sheet 145 x 230mm (5¾ x 9"). Trimmed close to title at bottom. Nicks to bottom edge.
A view of HMS Union (1811). She was s a 98-gun second-rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 16 November 1811 at Plymouth. However was broken up in 1833.
[Ref: 60578]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Capture of L'Immortalité, Oct.r. 20.th. 1798.
Capture of L'Immortalité, Oct.r. 20.th. 1798.
Painted by T. Whitcombe. Engraved by T. Sutherland.
Published November 1, 1816, at 48, Strand for J.Jenkins's Naval Achievements.
Coloured aquatint. 215 x 300mm (8½ x 11¾"). Slightly faded.
A naval scene showing the capture of the French ship L'Imortalité by the frigate HMS Fisgard (itself a captured French ship, Résistance, renamed after Fishguard) under the command of Captain T. B. Martin. L'Imortalité had been part of the French fleet sent to Ireland in support of Wolfe Tone's rebellion. After the Battle of Tory Island on 12th October, L'Imortalité had nearly reached Brest when it was captured. From 'The Naval Achievements of Great Britain from the Year 1793-1817' by James Jenkins.
Parker: 139.
[Ref: 60363]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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[Raid on the Medway.] Afbeeldingh van de stadt en revier van Rochester, Chatham [...].
[Raid on the Medway.] Afbeeldingh van de stadt en revier van Rochester, Chatham [...].
[After William Schellinks.][Engraved by Romeyn de Hooghe.]
[n.d c.1667.]
Engraving, sheet 185 x 500mm (7¼ x 19¾). Trimmed within plate, vertical creases.
A prospect of the River Medway during the raid by the Dutch in June 1667, during the Second Anglo-Dutch War.
Landwehr: 155.
[Ref: 60610]   £420.00  
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V.au Napolitain de 74. Canons en Galla.
V.au Napolitain de 74. Canons en Galla. No 590.
Emeric in. & del 1794. G. Maria Merlo sculp.t.
[n.d., c.1794.]
Fine & rare engraving. 330 x 470mm (14½ x 18½"), with large margins. Stain on right. Uncut.
A fine naval engraving showing a Neapolitian warship at anchor, with the rigging filled with national flags including the British Union flag.
[Ref: 60514]   £850.00  
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Boarding the American.
Boarding the American.
W. Bromley del. W.H. Worthington sculp.
Published by R. Bowyer, 80, Pall Mall, London, March 1. 1808.
Etching and engraving, sheet 260 x 210mm (10¼ x 8¼"). Trimmed to plate, small creases at edges.
Lord Nelson standing in a rowing boat with a crew of six men on a rough sea, holding the shoulder of a man as he grasps a rope from above, preparing to board the ship Illustration from an edition of Churchill's 'Life of Nelson'.
[Ref: 60604]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Set of 12 from Karabia tou Agonos]
[Set of 12 from Karabia tou Agonos]
A. Roux ewoinoe 1810, A. E. Kpiefns avleypaye. Avu. Kogebivas exapafe 1938.
12 etchings printed in colour, 205 x 300mm (8 x 11½"), with large margins. With 10 accompanying text leaves. Taped into mount.
Etchings after Antoine Roux (17651835) by Lykourgos Kogevinas (18871940). From the series 'Karabia tou Agonos' (Ships of the Race) published in 1938 by Fokas G. Dimitris. Limited edition of 180 copies. A scarce suite of plates depicting ships from the Greek Revolution of 1821.
[Ref: 60712]   £1,800.00   view all images for this item
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Vaisseau Anglais sw 100. Canons portant pavillion de Vice-Admiral.
Vaisseau Anglais sw 100. Canons portant pavillion de Vice-Admiral.
Enric [Emeric?] in. et del 1794. Verico sculp.t.
[n.d., c.1794.]
Fine & rare engraving, 18th century watermark. 330 x 470mm (14½ x 18½"), with large margins. Stain on right. Uncut.
A Royal Navy warship with a Vice-Admiral's pennant.
[Ref: 60513]   £690.00  
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[A ship hauled for caulking.]
[A ship hauled for caulking.]
R. Zeeman fe.
Ar. Tooker Excud. Londini [n.d., c.1675.]
Etching. 195 x 300mm (7¾ x 11¾"). Narrow margins, creases, very small hole filled.
From the series 'Naval Harbours with Shipbuilding', etched by Reinier Nooms (1623-67), Dutch painter and printmaker who signed his prints 'Zeeman' ('Seaman'). Nooms travelled widely as a sailor on Dutch merchant vessels in his early life, and his works include views of Tunis, Tripoli and Algiers as well as many European ports. He produced some 170 etchings of seascapes include architecturally accurate renderings of Amsterdam. Arthur Tooker was a leading print publisher in Restoration London. His issue of 'Naval Harbours with Shipbuilding' was dedicated to Samuel Pepys, then Secretary to the Admiralty, but he is not mentioned in the Diaries.
[Ref: 60395]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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The Greenland Whale Fishery.
The Greenland Whale Fishery.
Rob. Dodd delin.t Fran. Ambrosi sculp.t.
[n.d. c.1795.]
Very scarce & fine engraving. 260 x 375mm (10¼ x 14¾") very large margins.
A fleet of whalers in the Arctic, with a longboat landing hunters on the ice. The identity of the two ships flying British flags is unknown, but it is almost certain they were London-based vessels operating out of the Thames from where the largest British whaling fleet was based until well into the nineteenth century.
See Ref: 35656
[Ref: 60511]   £520.00   (£624.00 incl.VAT)
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