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[Pair of red Birds of Paradise.]
[Pair of red Birds of Paradise.]
[n.d., c.1860.]
Coloured lithograph. Border 400 x 280mm (15¾ x 11"), on backing sheet.
A pair of birds of paradise with long tails in a landscape.
[Ref: 51308]   £280.00  
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La Fin du Banquet.
La Fin du Banquet.
Peint par Eugenè Lambert. Gravé par Pierre Cottin. Imp. R. Taneur.
[n.d., c.1870.]
Mixed method engraving. 515 x 610mm (20¼ x 24"). Trimmed within plate at sides. Slight foxing in margins.
A cat escapes from her nursing kittens. After Louis Eugène Lambert (1825-1900).
[Ref: 51369]   £280.00  
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[Cats and rat.]
[Cats and rat.]
Henriette Ronner. Fred.k Hunter. [pencil signatures.]
London Published March 1st 1884 by B. Brooks & Sons, 171, Strand.
Printed area dimensions are 540 x 390mm (21'' x 15'') . Mixed method engraving, proof on chine collé, signed by the artist and engraver with very large margins. Slight staining.
Two kittens watch as a mouse's tail disappears under some papers on a desk, their mother looking dowen from a stack of books. Henriëtte Ronner-Knip (1821-1909)
[Ref: 51373]   £280.00  
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Seven Little Maids are We.
Seven Little Maids are We.
Alfr. Weczerzick Pinx.
Kunstverlag von G. Heuer & Kirmse, Berlin W.30. Copyright 1899 by Heuer & Kirmse, Berlin.
Photogravure on chine collé. 360 x 580mm (14¼ x 22¾") very large margins.
A row of kittens.
[Ref: 51372]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Cedar tree] Cedrus Deodara. Loudon.
[Cedar tree] Cedrus Deodara. Loudon. Lawson's Pinetum Britannicum.
W.m Richardson del et lith. Printed by Day & Son.
London & Edinburgh Published by Peter Lawson & Son. [n.d., 1863-84.]
Tinted lithograph with hand colour. 440 x 305mm (17¼ x 12") large margins.
A portrait of a cedar with an English church spire in the background. A plate from Edward James Ravenscroft's 'The Pinetum Britannicum. A Descriptive Account of Hardy Coniferous Trees Cultivated in Great Britain', privately published in parts between 1863-84 by Lawson, then continued by Ravenscroft and W. Blackwood & Sons.
[Ref: 51293]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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The Alderney Breed. Cow and Calf, the property of M. Brehaut, of Jersey.
The Alderney Breed. Cow and Calf, the property of M. Brehaut, of Jersey. Professor Low's Illustrations of the Breeds of the Domestic Animals.
Drawn by M.r. Nicholson, R.S.A. from a Painting by M.r. Shiels, R.S.A. Drawn on Stone & Printed by Fairland, 45 S.t. Johns Sq.
Published October, 1841 by Longman, Orme, Brown, Green & Longmans, Paternoster Row, London.
Coloured lithograph. Printed area 250 x 330mm (9¾ x 13") large margins.
From Professor David Low's 'The Breeds of the Domesticated Animals of the British Islands' (1842), which contained fifty-six lithographs after paintings by William Shiels (1783-1857). Low (1786-1859), professor of agriculture at Edinburgh university and the founder of an agricultural museum, commissioned Shiels to paint 100 scientifically accurate illustrations of domestic livestock for his collection. A selection of these paintings, many of which depict breeds now extinct, were selected by Low to illustrate his ideas on breeding and preservation of indigenous species.
[Ref: 51320]   £260.00  
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The Ayrshire Breed. Cow, 5 Years old, the property of Mr Finlay, Lyonstone, Maybole, bred in the upper district of Ayrshire.
The Ayrshire Breed. Cow, 5 Years old, the property of Mr Finlay, Lyonstone, Maybole, bred in the upper district of Ayrshire. Professor Low's Illustrations of the Breeds of the Domestic Animals.
Drawn by M.r. Nicholson, R.S.A. from a Painting by M.r. Shiels, R.S.A. Drawn on Stone & Printed by Fairland, 45 S.t. Johns Sq.
Published April, 1842 by Longman, Orme, Brown, Green & Longmans, Paternoster Row, London.
Coloured lithograph. Printed area 250 x 330mm (9¾ x 13") large margins. Edges foxed.
From Professor David Low's 'The Breeds of the Domesticated Animals of the British Islands' (1842), which contained fifty-six lithographs after paintings by William Shiels (1783-1857). Low (1786-1859), professor of agriculture at Edinburgh university and the founder of an agricultural museum, commissioned Shiels to paint 100 scientifically accurate illustrations of domestic livestock for his collection. A selection of these paintings, many of which depict breeds now extinct, were selected by Low to illustrate his ideas on breeding and preservation of indigenous species.
[Ref: 51326]   £260.00  
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The Devon Breed.
The Devon Breed. Bull, aged 2 years and 9 Months, bred by Mr Denny, Egnore, County of Norfolk. Professor Low's Illustrations of the Breeds of the Domestic Animals.
Drawn by M.r. Nicholson, R.S.A. from a Painting by M.r. Shiels, R.S.A. Drawn on Stone & Printed by Fairland, 45 S.t. Johns Sq.
Published April 1841 by Longman, Orme, Brown, Green & Longmans, Paternoster Row, London.
Coloured lithograph. Printed area 250 x 330mm (9¾ x 13") large margins. Slight mount burn around image.
From Professor David Low's 'The Breeds of the Domesticated Animals of the British Islands' (1842), which contained fifty-six lithographs after paintings by William Shiels (1783-1857). Low (1786-1859), professor of agriculture at Edinburgh university and the founder of an agricultural museum, commissioned Shiels to paint 100 scientifically accurate illustrations of domestic livestock for his collection. A selection of these paintings, many of which depict breeds now extinct, were selected by Low to illustrate his ideas on breeding and preservation of indigenous species.
[Ref: 51334]   £350.00  
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The Fifeshire Breed. Cow, 6 Years old, the property of Mr Mr B. Ferney of Kilmux. _ bred by Mr Anderson, Kinglassie.
The Fifeshire Breed. Cow, 6 Years old, the property of Mr Mr B. Ferney of Kilmux. _ bred by Mr Anderson, Kinglassie. Professor Low's Illustrations of the Breeds of the Domestic Animals.
Drawn by M.r. Nicholson, R.S.A. from a Painting by M.r. Shiels, R.S.A. Drawn on Stone & Printed by Fairland, 45 S.t. Johns Sq.
Published October, 1841 by Longman, Orme, Brown, Green & Longmans, Paternoster Row, London.
Coloured lithograph. Printed area 250 x 330mm (9¾ x 13") large margins. Mount burn.
From Professor David Low's 'The Breeds of the Domesticated Animals of the British Islands' (1842), which contained fifty-six lithographs after paintings by William Shiels (1783-1857). Low (1786-1859), professor of agriculture at Edinburgh university and the founder of an agricultural museum, commissioned Shiels to paint 100 scientifically accurate illustrations of domestic livestock for his collection. A selection of these paintings, many of which depict breeds now extinct, were selected by Low to illustrate his ideas on breeding and preservation of indigenous species.
[Ref: 51327]   £260.00  
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Galloway Breed.
Galloway Breed. Heifer 3 Years Old, the property of the Right Honourable the Countess of Selkirk. _ Bull. 4 Years old, bred by Mr Marshall, St Mary's Isle, Kircudbrightshire. Professor Low's Illustrations of the Breeds of the Domestic Animals.
Drawn by M.r. Nicholson, R.S.A. from a Painting by M.r. Shiels, R.S.A. Drawn on Stone & Printed by Fairland, 45 S.t. Johns Sq.
Published August, 1840 by Longman, Orme, Brown, Green & Longmans, Paternoster Row, London.
Coloured lithograph. Printed area 250 x 330mm (9¾ x 13") large margins.
From Professor David Low's 'The Breeds of the Domesticated Animals of the British Islands' (1842), which contained fifty-six lithographs after paintings by William Shiels (1783-1857). Low (1786-1859), professor of agriculture at Edinburgh university and the founder of an agricultural museum, commissioned Shiels to paint 100 scientifically accurate illustrations of domestic livestock for his collection. A selection of these paintings, many of which depict breeds now extinct, were selected by Low to illustrate his ideas on breeding and preservation of indigenous species.
[Ref: 51328]   £360.00  
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The Glamorgan Breed. Cow, 5 Years old, bed by Mr Bradley, of Treguff Place, in the County of Glamorgan.
The Glamorgan Breed. Cow, 5 Years old, bed by Mr Bradley, of Treguff Place, in the County of Glamorgan. Professor Low's Illustrations of the Breeds of the Domestic Animals.
Drawn by M.r. Nicholson, R.S.A. from a Painting by M.r. Shiels, R.S.A. Drawn on Stone & Printed by Fairland, 45 S.t. Johns Sq.
Published April, 1841 by Longman, Orme, Brown, Green & Longmans, Paternoster Row, London.
Coloured lithograph. Printed area 250 x 330mm (9¾ x 13") large margins.
From Professor David Low's 'The Breeds of the Domesticated Animals of the British Islands' (1842), which contained fifty-six lithographs after paintings by William Shiels (1783-1857). Low (1786-1859), professor of agriculture at Edinburgh university and the founder of an agricultural museum, commissioned Shiels to paint 100 scientifically accurate illustrations of domestic livestock for his collection. A selection of these paintings, many of which depict breeds now extinct, were selected by Low to illustrate his ideas on breeding and preservation of indigenous species.
[Ref: 51323]   £260.00  
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The Long Horn Breed.
The Long Horn Breed. Bull, 4 Years old, bred by Mr Wyatt of Hanwell Castle, Oxfordshire; by a Bull bred [by] Mr Smith of Snidderfield, in the the County of Warwick. Professor Low's Illustrations of the Breeds of the Domestic Animals.
Drawn by M.r. Nicholson, R.S.A. from a Painting by M.r. Shiels, R.S.A. Drawn on Stone & Printed by Fairland, 45 S.t. Johns Sq.
Published February, 1842 by Longman, Orme, Brown, Green & Longmans, Paternoster Row, London.
Coloured lithograph. Printed area 250 x 330mm (9¾ x 13") large margins. Mount burn aroound image.
From Professor David Low's 'The Breeds of the Domesticated Animals of the British Islands' (1842), which contained fifty-six lithographs after paintings by William Shiels (1783-1857). Low (1786-1859), professor of agriculture at Edinburgh university and the founder of an agricultural museum, commissioned Shiels to paint 100 scientifically accurate illustrations of domestic livestock for his collection. A selection of these paintings, many of which depict breeds now extinct, were selected by Low to illustrate his ideas on breeding and preservation of indigenous species.
[Ref: 51330]   £260.00  
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Pembroke Breed.
Pembroke Breed. Bull, 3 Years old, bred by Mr Innes Achland of Boulston: _ Cow, 5 Years old, bred by the same Gentleman. Professor Low's Illustrations of the Breeds of the Domestic Animals.
Drawn by M.r. Nicholson, R.S.A. from a Painting by M.r. Shiels, R.S.A. Drawn on Stone & Printed by Fairland, 45 S.t. Johns Sq.
Published February, 1840 by Longman, Orme, Brown, Green & Longmans, Paternoster Row, London.
Coloured lithograph. Printed area 250 x 330mm (9¾ x 13") large margins.
From Professor David Low's 'The Breeds of the Domesticated Animals of the British Islands' (1842), which contained fifty-six lithographs after paintings by William Shiels (1783-1857). Low (1786-1859), professor of agriculture at Edinburgh university and the founder of an agricultural museum, commissioned Shiels to paint 100 scientifically accurate illustrations of domestic livestock for his collection. A selection of these paintings, many of which depict breeds now extinct, were selected by Low to illustrate his ideas on breeding and preservation of indigenous species.
[Ref: 51329]   £260.00  
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The Sussex Breed.
The Sussex Breed. Oxen, 6 years old, bred by Mr Putland, Firle, County of Sussex. Professor Low's Illustrations of the Breeds of the Domestic Animals.
Drawn by M.r. Nicholson, R.S.A. from a Painting by M.r. Shiels, R.S.A. Drawn on Stone & Printed by Fairland, 45 S.t. Johns Sq.
[Published by Longman, Orme, Brown, Green & Longmans, Paternoster Row, London, n.d., 1842.]
Coloured lithograph. Printed area 250 x 330mm (9¾ x 13") large margins.
From Professor David Low's 'The Breeds of the Domesticated Animals of the British Islands' (1842), which contained fifty-six lithographs after paintings by William Shiels (1783-1857). Low (1786-1859), professor of agriculture at Edinburgh university and the founder of an agricultural museum, commissioned Shiels to paint 100 scientifically accurate illustrations of domestic livestock for his collection. A selection of these paintings, many of which depict breeds now extinct, were selected by Low to illustrate his ideas on breeding and preservation of indigenous species.
[Ref: 51333]   £350.00  
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West Highland Breed.  Bull, 4 years old bred by Colonel M.cNiel of Barra...
West Highland Breed. Bull, 4 years old bred by Colonel M.cNiel of Barra...
Drawn by M.r. Nicholson, R.S.A. from a Painting by M.r. Shiels, R.S.A. Drawn on Stone & Printed by Fairland, 45 S.t. Johns Sq.
Published February, 1840 by Longman, Orme, Brown, Green & Longmans, Paternoster Row, London.
Coloured lithograph. Printed area 250 x 330mm (9¾ x 13"). Paper toned.
From Professor David Low's 'The Breeds of the Domesticated Animals of the British Islands' (1842), which contained fifty-six lithographs after paintings by William Shiels (1783-1857). Low (1786-1859), professor of agriculture at Edinburgh university and the founder of an agricultural museum, commissioned Shiels to paint 100 scientifically accurate illustrations of domestic livestock for his collection. A selection of these paintings, many of which depict breeds now extinct, were selected by Low to illustrate his ideas on breeding and preservation of indigenous species.
[Ref: 51321]   £260.00  
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West Highland Breed.  Cow, bred by Mr Maxwell of Aross Mull...
West Highland Breed. Cow, bred by Mr Maxwell of Aross Mull...
Drawn by M.r. Nicholson, R.S.A. from a Painting by M.r. Shiels, R.S.A. Drawn on Stone & Printed by Fairland, 45 S.t. Johns Sq.
Published February, 1840 by Longman, Orme, Brown, Green & Longmans, Paternoster Row, London.
Coloured lithograph. Printed area 250 x 330mm (9¾ x 13"). Paper toned.
From Professor David Low's 'The Breeds of the Domesticated Animals of the British Islands' (1842), which contained fifty-six lithographs after paintings by William Shiels (1783-1857). Low (1786-1859), professor of agriculture at Edinburgh university and the founder of an agricultural museum, commissioned Shiels to paint 100 scientifically accurate illustrations of domestic livestock for his collection. A selection of these paintings, many of which depict breeds now extinct, were selected by Low to illustrate his ideas on breeding and preservation of indigenous species.
[Ref: 51322]   £260.00  
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Wild or White Forest Breed.
Wild or White Forest Breed. Cow 8 Years Old, from Haverford West in the County of Pembroke.
Drawn by M.r. Nicholson, R.S.A. from a Painting by M.r. Shiels, R.S.A. Drawn on Stone & Printed by Fairland, 45 S.t. Johns Sq.
Published February, 1840 by Longman, Orme, Brown, Green & Longmans, Paternoster Row, London.
Coloured lithograph. Printed area 250 x 330mm (9¾ x 13") large margins. Some spotting.
From Professor David Low's 'The Breeds of the Domesticated Animals of the British Islands' (1842), which contained fifty-six lithographs after paintings by William Shiels (1783-1857). Low (1786-1859), professor of agriculture at Edinburgh university and the founder of an agricultural museum, commissioned Shiels to paint 100 scientifically accurate illustrations of domestic livestock for his collection. A selection of these paintings, many of which depict breeds now extinct, were selected by Low to illustrate his ideas on breeding and preservation of indigenous species.
[Ref: 51324]   £260.00  
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Wild or White Forest Breed. Bull from Cillingham Park, the property of the Right Hon. The Earl of Tankerville.
Wild or White Forest Breed. Bull from Cillingham Park, the property of the Right Hon. The Earl of Tankerville. Professor Low's Illustrations of the Breeds of the Domestic Animals.
Drawn by M.r. Nicholson, R.S.A. from a Painting by M.r. Shiels, R.S.A. Drawn on Stone & Printed by Fairland, 45 S.t. Johns Sq.
Published April, 1842 by Longman, Orme, Brown, Green & Longmans, Paternoster Row, London.
Coloured lithograph. Printed area 250 x 330mm (9¾ x 13") large margins.
From Professor David Low's 'The Breeds of the Domesticated Animals of the British Islands' (1842), which contained fifty-six lithographs after paintings by William Shiels (1783-1857). Low (1786-1859), professor of agriculture at Edinburgh university and the founder of an agricultural museum, commissioned Shiels to paint 100 scientifically accurate illustrations of domestic livestock for his collection. A selection of these paintings, many of which depict breeds now extinct, were selected by Low to illustrate his ideas on breeding and preservation of indigenous species.
[Ref: 51325]   £260.00  
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Zetland Breed.
Zetland Breed. Cow, 5 Years old, the Property of Mr Andrew Duncan, of Coninsburgh. Professor Low's Illustrations of the Breeds of the Domestic Animals.
Drawn by M.r. Nicholson, R.S.A. from a Painting by M.r. Shiels, R.S.A. Drawn on Stone & Printed by Fairland, 45 S.t. Johns Sq.
Published August, 1840 by Longman, Orme, Brown, Green & Longmans, Paternoster Row, London.
Coloured lithograph. Printed area 250 x 330mm (9¾ x 13") large margins. Edges toned.
From Professor David Low's 'The Breeds of the Domesticated Animals of the British Islands' (1842), which contained fifty-six lithographs after paintings by William Shiels (1783-1857). Low (1786-1859), professor of agriculture at Edinburgh university and the founder of an agricultural museum, commissioned Shiels to paint 100 scientifically accurate illustrations of domestic livestock for his collection. A selection of these paintings, many of which depict breeds now extinct, were selected by Low to illustrate his ideas on breeding and preservation of indigenous species.
[Ref: 51331]   £260.00  
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[Bouquet with chrysanthemums, tied with a ribbon.]
[Bouquet with chrysanthemums, tied with a ribbon.]
[n.d., c.1650.] Bit later.
Etching. Sheet 185 x 135mm (7¼ x 5¼"). Trimmed into the printed border.
Similar in style to the series of flower studies after Nicolas Guillaume Delafleur (1608-63), first published by Cornelis Danckerts in 1638.
[Ref: 51473]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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[Bouquet with tulip and carnation, tied with a ribbon, with butterfly.]
[Bouquet with tulip and carnation, tied with a ribbon, with butterfly.]
[n.d., c.1650.] Bit later.
Etching. Sheet 185 x 135mm (7¼ x 5¼"). Trimmed into the printed border.
Similar in style to the series of flower studies after Nicolas Guillaume Delafleur (1608-63), first published by Cornelis Danckerts in 1638.
[Ref: 51471]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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[Hollyhocks.]
[Hollyhocks.]
March 10 1857. G Baxter Proprietor and Patentee London. [after Bartholomew Valentine.]
A fine Baxter print, with vibrant colour. Image 370 x 265mm (14½ x 10½"), on backboard. Backboard stained at edges.
A group of Hollyhocks after Valentine Bartholomew (1799-1879), 'Flower Painter in Ordinary to the Queen' from 1837. His 'Azaleas ' and 'Camellias' are in the Victoria & Albert Museum. A fine example of a Baxter print, in which oil-based paints were printed from multiple woodblocks over an etched or aquatint outline. Despite the fine results the process was soon superceded by chromolithography, which was much more cost-effective.
CL 276A
[Ref: 51307]   £420.00  
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Lion.
Lion.
J. Collett del et inv.t. Peake sculp.
London, Printed for Rob.t Sayer, No 53 Fleet Street as the Act directs. [n.d., c.1780.]
Etching. Sheet 145 x 200mm (5¾ x 8"). Trimmed within plate, mounted on album paper.
A recumbent lion.
[Ref: 51341]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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[Parrot] Krik mit blauem Kopf.
[Parrot] Krik mit blauem Kopf.
Kruger jun del.
[n.d., c.1780.]
Engraving with fine hand colour. 165 x 100mm (6½ x 4"). Trimmed within plate at top.
A parrot with a blue crown, from 'Naturgeschichte der Vogel', a German edition of Georges Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon's 'Histoire naturelle des oiseaux'.
[Ref: 51371]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Tiger
Tiger
J. Collett del et inv.t. Smith sculp.
London, Printed for Rob.t Sayer, No 53 Fleet Street as the Act directs. [n.d., c.1780.]
Etching. Sheet 135 x 185mm (5¼ x 7¼"). Trimmed within plate, mounted on album paper.
A recumbent tiger with a bone.
[Ref: 51342]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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