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[Six plates of the Siege of Barcelona.] Twelve of the most remarkable Sieges and Battles in Europe.
[Six plates of the Siege of Barcelona.] Twelve of the most remarkable Sieges and Battles in Europe. 1. Views, representing the most considerable Transactions in the Siege of a Place. Opening the Trenches. [&] 2. Of making Sallies and the method of repulsing them. [&] 3. [&] 4. An Attack of two Bastions, at Breaches made by springing Mines. [&] 5. A General Assault. [&] 6. The Place taken by Storm and Plunder'd.
Printed for & Sold by Carington Bowles, at his Map & Print Warehouse, No. 69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, London. [n.d., c.1775.]
Album of six numbered engravings, each c. 170 x 275mm (6¾ x 10¾"), trimmed to plate and laid on album paper, stitched with silk. Ink ownership inscription 'John Wolley' on album paper of first plate.
The complete run of six plates illustrating the The Siege of Barcelona (14 September - 19 October 1705, during the War of the Spanish Succession, in which an Allied army, led by Charles Mordaunt, 3rd Earl of Peterborough (1658 - 1735), captured the city of Barcelona from its Franco-Spanish defenders. The plates were published as the first six in the 'Twelve of the most remarkable sieges' series; the other six were of named actions elsewhere in Europe (except for one plate of Louisbourg in Canada). Often booklets like this were done for the entertainment of officers serving abroad.
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Chelsea Pensioners. Cavalry & Infantry.
Chelsea Pensioners. Cavalry & Infantry.
C.H.S. Aquatinted by I.C.Stadler.
London Pub.d Nov.r 1.st 1814 by Colnaghi & Co. 23 Cockspur Street.
Very fine hand-coloured aquatint. Plate: 317 x 254mm. (12½ x 10"), with large margins.
Exterior scene in the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea in which two Chelsea Pensioners stand in conversation and a third watches from a bench. The figure on the left with a barrel on his back and a stick in his hand, represents a pensioner who served in the cavalry, while the figure on the right with a wooden leg represents an ex-infantryman. The Royal Hospital Chelsea was completed in 1692 after a warrant was issued in 1681 authorising he building of a hospital for the care of those 'broken by age or war.' From "Costumes of the Army of the British Empire, according to the last regulations 1814".
[Ref: 50527]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Head Quarters of Second Battalion Brigade of Royal Marines
Head Quarters of Second Battalion Brigade of Royal Marines - The Orderley Hut - The Leiu.t Colonel's Hut and the Adjutant's Hut. Above are the mud huts of the men.
H. Bradley Roberts, Lieu.t R.M.A. Dickinson, lith.
[n.d., c.1855.]
Rare tinted lithograph. Sheet 330 x 450mm (13 x 17¾"), with large margins.
A view of the rudimentary lodgings of the Royal Marines in the Crimea. Having served with distinction in the Royal Marines Artillery in the Crimea, Roberts was promoted to colonel and appointed Inspector of Fortifications at the Royal Naval College, Portsmouth, 1862-73. He died in 1891. We have been unable to trace the publication this print appeared in.
[Ref: 49794]   £260.00  
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[To the King's most excellent Majesty, This plate, The Death of General Wolfe,
[To the King's most excellent Majesty, This plate, The Death of General Wolfe, is with His gracious Permission humbly dedicated by his Majesty's most dutiful Subject, William Woollett. From the original Picture in the Collection of the Right honourable Lord Grosvenor.
Painted by B. West, Historical Painter to His Majesty. Engraved by W.m W[oollett, Engraver to his Majesty.]
Published as the Act directs January 1.st 1776. by Mess.rs Woollett, Boydell & Ryland, London.]
Engraving. Sheet 440 x 615mm (17¼ x 24¼"), with title excised but present, with separate engraved key of six personages. Trimmed to plate on three sides and to image at bottom.
Large engraving of Benjamin West's famous painting of 1770 (Ottawa, National Gallery of Canada) representing the death of the British General James Wolfe at the Battle of the Plains of Abraham in 1759 during the Seven Years' War. Despite Wolfe's death, the result of the battle was a decisive British victory. The composition deliberately evokes the Lamentation of Christ, a subject frequently depicted in religious painting. The people in the key Monckton, Col Williamson, Major Barré, Capt Debbing, Capt Hervey Smyth and surgeon Mr Adair.
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Dragons Francais.
Dragons Francais. A French Dragoon.
Rev.d W.m Bradford del. I. Clark sculp.
London, Published by J. Booth, Duke Street Portland Place, April 18, 1809.
Hand-coloured aquatint, J. Whatman 1811. Plate: 380 x 280mm (15 x 11''), with very large margins.
A portrait of a French soldier on a plain. A plate from the Rev. William Bradford's 'Sketches of the country, character and costume in Portugal and Spain' first published in 24 parts between 1809 and 1810 published in the aftermath of the Peninsula War the series was hugely popular and it was re-issued in 1812 1813 and 1823.
Abbey Travel 135.
[Ref: 50642]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Left Leg Foremost.
Left Leg Foremost.
Painted by R. Farrier. Drawn on Stone by T. Fairburn.
London, Published by J. Mc.Cormick, 147 Strand. Day & Haghe Lith.rs to the King. [n.d., c.1840.]
Fine & scarce lithograph. Sheet: 390 x 305mm (15¼ x 12''). Damage in top left corner and edge.
A scene showing an old man with a wooden leg marching along with a broom over his shoulder, followed by a young boy banging on a drum.
[Ref: 50550]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Florence Nightingale.] [One of the Wards of the Hospital at Scutari.]
[Florence Nightingale.] [One of the Wards of the Hospital at Scutari.]
W. Simpson, del. _ E. Walker, lith. Day & Son, Lith.rs to the Queen.
Published April 21st 1856, by Paul & Dominic Colnaghi & Co. 13 & 14, Pall Mal East. _Publishers to Her Majesty.
Tinted lithograph. Sheet 305 x 460mm (12 x 18"). Trimmed, losing title.
Florence Nightingale in a ward, by William Simpson (1823-99) for his 'The Seat of War in the East'.
Abbey Travel 237.
[Ref: 50669]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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Légion da Lorgna.
Légion da Lorgna. Portuguese Legion da Lorgna.
H. Michel del. T. Clark sculp.
London, Published by J. Booth, Duke Street Portland Place, Nov.r 20, 1809.
Hand-coloured aquatint. Plate: 380 x 280mm (15 x 11''), with very large margins. Slight fox marks on horse.
A portrait of a mounted soldier in the midst of a battle. A plate from the Rev. William Bradford's 'Sketches of the country, character and costume in Portugal and Spain' first published in 24 parts between 1809 and 1810 published in the aftermath of the Peninsula War the series was hugely popular and it was re-issued in 1812 1813 and 1823.
Abbey Travel 135.
[Ref: 50641]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Homme de Condition de Portugal.
Homme de Condition de Portugal. A Portuguese Gentleman.
H. Michel del. T. Clark sculp.
London, Published by J. Booth, Duke Street Portland Place, June 1, 1809.
Hand-coloured aquatint. Plate: 380 x 280mm (15 x 11''), with very large margins. Slight staining.
A portrait of a Portuguese man in a cloak. A plate from the Rev. William Bradford's 'Sketches of the country, character and costume in Portugal and Spain' first published in 24 parts between 1809 and 1810 published in the aftermath of the Peninsula War the series was hugely popular and it was re-issued in 1812 1813 and 1823.
Abbey Travel 135.
[Ref: 50643]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Portuguese Military Costume.
Portuguese Military Costume. Costume Militaire de Portugal.
H. Michel del. I. Clark sculp.
London, Published by J. Booth, Duke Street Portland Place, Dec.r 7. 1809.
Hand-coloured aquatint. Plate: 380 x 280mm (15 x 11''), with very large margins Slight crease upper right.
A portrait of two Portuguese soldiers. A plate from the Rev. William Bradford's 'Sketches of the country, character and costume in Portugal and Spain' first published in 24 parts between 1809 and 1810 published in the aftermath of the Peninsula War the series was hugely popular and it was re-issued in 1812 1813 and 1823.
Abbey Travel 135.
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Grenadiers d'Espagne.
Grenadiers d'Espagne. Spanish Grenadiers.
I. Clark sculp.
London, Published by J. Booth, Duke Street Portland Place, Sept, 7, 1809.
Hand-coloured aquatint. Plate: 380 x 280mm (15 x 11''), with very large margins.
A portrait of two Spanish soldiers with tall hats. A plate from the Rev. William Bradford's 'Sketches of the country, character and costume in Portugal and Spain' first published in 24 parts between 1809 and 1810 published in the aftermath of the Peninsula War the series was hugely popular and it was re-issued in 1812 1813 and 1823.
Abbey Travel 135.
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Infanterie d'Espagne.
Infanterie d'Espagne. Spanish Infantry.
I. Clark sculp.
London, Published by J. Booth, Duke Street Portland Place, Sept.r 7. 1809.
Hand-coloured aquatint. Plate: 380 x 280mm (15 x 11''), J. Whatman 1811 watermark, with very large margins.
A portrait of two Spanish soldiers in a camp. A plate from the Rev. William Bradford's 'Sketches of the country, character and costume in Portugal and Spain' first published in 24 parts between 1809 and 1810 published in the aftermath of the Peninsula War the series was hugely popular and it was re-issued in 1812 1813 and 1823.
Abbey Travel 135.
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