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Camelus Dromedarius Linn.
Camelus Dromedarius Linn.
De Seve del. J.C. Bock sc.
[Erlangen: Wolfgang Walther, c.1775.]
Engraving with original fine hand colour, pt 18th century watermark. 230 x 180mm (9 x 11"), with large margins.
A portrait of an Arabian camel (Dromedary), from Johann Christian Daniel Schreber's 'Die Säugthiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen'.
[Ref: 52336]   £230.00  
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Camelus Bactrianus Linn.
Camelus Bactrianus Linn.
De Seve del. J.C. Bock sc.
[Erlangen: Wolfgang Walther, c.1775.]
Engraving with fine original hand colour. 230 x 180mm (9 x 11"), with large margins.
A portrait of Bactrian camel of Central Asia, from Johann Christian Daniel Schreber's 'Die Säugthiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen'.
[Ref: 52337]   £230.00  
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[Mother cat and kitten drink milk.]
[Mother cat and kitten drink milk.]
[After Gottfried Mind.]
Published Jany. 1830, at R. Ackermann's 96 Strand.
Coloured engraving. 152 x 240mm (6 x 9½").
A mother cat, with distinguishable head marking, and kitten drink milk from a red bowl; the kitten also uses its paw.
[Ref: 52438]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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[Cat and three kittens; resting and sleeping.]
[Cat and three kittens; resting and sleeping.]
[After Gottfried Mind.]
[n.d. c.1830.] [Joseph Brodtmann ?]
Coloured lithograph. 230 x 280mm (9 x 11"). Tear into lower and right edge of paper.
A mother cat sleeps with one of her kittens draped over her back and neck, also asleep; two further kittens to the left: one looks at the viewer, the other licks itself.
[Ref: 52437]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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[Mother cat looks at views: three kittens.]
[Mother cat looks at views: three kittens.]
[After Gottfried Mind.]
Published Jany. 1830, at R. Ackermann's 96 Strand.
Coloured engraving. 152 x 240mm (6 x 9½").
A mother cat with distinguishable head marking looks at views; one kitten to the right rests. Two kittens to the left: one plays with its mothers tail; the other watches intently as a spider scuttles across the floor.
[Ref: 52439]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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[Cat and two kittens; one with ball of wool]
[Cat and two kittens; one with ball of wool]
[After Gottfried Mind.]
[n.d. c.1830.] [Joseph Brodtmann ?]
Coloured lithograph; paper watermarked: CS. 227 x 280mm (9 x 11").
A mother cat looks on as a one kitten plays with a ball of wool; the other kitten is curled up behind her.
[Ref: 52436]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Le Bouc de Juda.
Le Bouc de Juda. Tom. XV. Pl. XX Pag. 196.
De Seve delin. C. Baquoy Sculp.
[n.d. c.1766.]
Coloured engraving; paper watermarked. Plate 215 x 166mm (8½ x 6½"). Small margins.
Short-horned white goat with short untamed coat; palm tree and domed building in background. A Judas goat is a trained goat used in general animal herding. It is trained to associate with sheep or cattle, leading them to a specific destination. From Buffon's "L’Histoire Naturelle, générale et particulière, avec la description du Cabinet du Roi" and particularly from his "douze volumes sur les quadrupèdes (de 1753 à 1767)".
[Ref: 52382]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Le Bouc de Juida.
Le Bouc de Juida. Tom. III. Pl. XIII. pag. 96.
De Seve del. Baron Sc.
[n.d. c.1766.]
Coloured engraving; paper watermarked. Plate 215 x 171mm (8½ x 6¾). Small margins.
A long-horned goat with long white coat stands in the moonlight; building with minaret stands to the left in background. A Judas goat is a trained goat used in general animal herding. It is trained to associate with sheep or cattle, leading them to a specific destination. From Buffon's "L’Histoire Naturelle, générale et particulière, avec la description du Cabinet du Roi" and particularly from his "douze volumes sur les quadrupèdes (de 1753 à 1767)".
[Ref: 52383]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Buck of Juda.
Buck of Juda. Plate CXCIII.
A. Bell Sculp.t.
[Edinburgh: William Creech, n.d. c.1780.]
Engraving. 210 x 124mm (8¼ x 5"), paper watermarked.
A well-horned goat with thick coat; castle in background. A Judas goat is a trained goat used in general animal herding. It is trained to associate with sheep or cattle, leading them to a specific destination. From Volume 6 of "Natural history: general and particular, by the Count de Buffon, translated into English. Illustrated with above 260 copper-plates, and occasional notes and observations by the translator".
[Ref: 52379]   £40.00   (£48.00 incl.VAT)
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Buck of Juda.
Buck of Juda. Plate 254.
A. Bell Sculp.t.
[n.d. c.1812.]
Engraving. 210 x 124mm (8¼ x 5").
A short-horned goat; lighthouse in background. A Judas goat is a trained goat used in general animal herding. It is trained to associate with sheep or cattle, leading them to a specific destination. From Volume 8 of "Natural History, General and Particular, by the Count de Buffon, illustrated with above 600 copper plates. The History of Man and Quadrupeds .[and] The History of Birds. In Twenty Volumes"; Publised by T Cadell and W. Davies; RC and J Rivington; et al, London, 1812.
[Ref: 52380]   £40.00   (£48.00 incl.VAT)
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She-Goat of Juda.
She-Goat of Juda. Plate CXCII.
A. Bell Sculp.t.
[n.d. c.1780.]
Engraving, paper watermarked. 210 x 124mm (8¼ x 5").
Short-horned female goat with accentuated white hind leg 'socks'; castle in left-hand background. A Judas goat is a trained goat used in general animal herding. It is trained to associate with sheep or cattle, leading them to a specific destination. From Volume 6 of "Natural history: general and particular, by the Count de Buffon, translated into English. Illustrated with above 260 copper-plates, and occasional notes and observations by the translator"; printed for William Creech, Edinburgh.
[Ref: 52381]   £40.00   (£48.00 incl.VAT)
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[Grouse.]
[Grouse.]
Archibald Thorburn. 1897. Swan Electric Engraving Co.
Published by Lawrence & Bullen Ltd, 16, Henrietta Street, Covent Garden WC.
Photogravure, signed proof in pencil on chine collé. 305 x 440mm (12 x 17¼") with very large margins. Chine collé lifting slightly top left corner.
A flight of grouse, their leader shot by an unseen gun. Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935), Scottish artist specialising in painting animals and birds, especially in a sporting context.
[Ref: 52174]   £280.00  
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[Grouse.]
[Grouse.]
Archibald Thorburn. [signed in pencil.]
Printed in Paris. London Published 1st January 1896 by The Fine Art Society, 148 New Bond Street W. New York Boussod Valaden & Co.
Photogravure on chine collé, signed by the artist in pencil. 300 x 180mm (11¾ x 7") very large margins.
Nesting grouse. Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935), Scottish artist specialising in painting animals and birds, especially in a sporting context.
[Ref: 52179]   £240.00  
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[Guanaco] Camelus Huanacus Mol.
[Guanaco] Camelus Huanacus Mol.
De Seve del. J.C. Bock sc.
[Erlangen: Wolfgang Walther, c.1775.]
Engraving with fine original hand colour. 230 x 180mm (9 x 11"). Very large margins.
A Chilean Guanaco, here with the name given to it by Juan Ignacio Molina (1740-1829), a Jesuit priest and naturalist.
[Ref: 52338]   £110.00   (£132.00 incl.VAT)
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[Three birds of paradise.]
[Three birds of paradise.]
Mary Knight [ink signature].
[n.d., c.1840.]
Fine watercolour on album paper. Sheet 180 x 135mm (7 x 5¼").
A brightly-coloured scene of three birds on a tree, in a chinoiserie style.
[Ref: 52595]   £230.00  
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[A bird of paradise.]
[A bird of paradise.]
Lady Charlotte Egerton [ink signature].
[n.d., c.1840.]
Very fine watercolour with pencil, with gilt foil border. 120 x 140mm (4¾ x 5½").
Brightly-coloured birds on a pencil branch. Lady Charlotte Egerton (d. 1878), wife of William Egerton, 1st Baron Egerton, of Tatton Park. One of the formal gardens is named 'Charlotte's Garden' in her honour.
[Ref: 52596]   £220.00  
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Partridge.
Partridge.
Archibald Thorburn. Drawn by A. Thorburn. Swan Electric Engraving Co.
Published by Lawrence & Bullen Ltd, 16, Henrietta Street, Covent Garden WC.
Photogravure. 305 x 445mm (12 x 17½") very large margins.
Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935), Scottish artist specialising in painting animals and birds, especially in a sporting context.
[Ref: 52173]   £150.00   (£180.00 incl.VAT)
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[Covey of partridge.]
[Covey of partridge.]
Archibald Thorburn 1912.
Copyright. Published Nov. 9th 1912 by A. Baird-Carter, 70 Jermyn Street, London S.W. (Printed by T. Brooker & Co.)
Photogravure on chine collé, proof before title, signed in pencil by the artist. Small areas of cockling in the chine collé at top. Small margins.
Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935), Scottish artist specialising in painting animals and birds, especially in a sporting context.
[Ref: 52155]   £260.00  
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[Pheasants in woodland.]
[Pheasants in woodland.]
Archibald Thorburn 1912.
Copyright. Published Nov. 9th 1912 by A. Baird-Carter, 70 Jermyn Street, London S.W. (Printed by T. Brooker & Co.)
Photogravure on chine collé, proof before title, signed in pencil by the artist. Small margins.
Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935), Scottish artist specialising in painting animals and birds, especially in a sporting context.
[Ref: 52156]   £260.00  
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Ryper.
Ryper.
Archibald Thorburn. Drawn by A. Thorburn. Swan Electric Engraving Co.
Published by Lawrence & Bullen Ltd, 16, Henrietta Street, Covent Garden WC.
Photogravure. 305 x 445mm (12 x 17½"), with large margins. Crease in margin.
Rock ptarmigan in summer plumage. Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935), Scottish artist specialising in painting animals and birds, especially in a sporting context.
[Ref: 52176]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Snipe.
Snipe.
Archibald Thorburn. Drawn by A. Thorburn. Swan Electric Engraving Co.
Published by Lawrence & Bullen Ltd, 16, Henrietta Street, Covent Garden WC.
Photogravure. 305 x 445mm (12 x 17½"), with large margins. Crease in margin.
Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935), Scottish artist specialising in painting animals and birds, especially in a sporting context.
[Ref: 52175]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Vicuña] Camelus Vicugna Mol.
[Vicuña] Camelus Vicugna Mol.
De Seve del. J.C. Bock sc.
[Erlangen: Wolfgang Walther, c.1775.]
Engraving with fine original hand colour.. 230 x 180mm (9 x 11"), with large margins, 18th century watermark.
A Chilean Vicuña, here with the name given to it by Juan Ignacio Molina (1740-1829), a Jesuit priest and naturalist.
[Ref: 52339]   £110.00   (£132.00 incl.VAT)
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Woodcock.
Woodcock.
Archibald Thorburn. Drawn by A. Thorburn. Swan Electric Engraving Co.
Published by Lawrence & Bullen Ltd, 16, Henrietta Street, Covent Garden WC.
Photogravure. 305 x 445mm (12 x 17½"), with large margins. Crease in margin.
Woodcock in snow. Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935), Scottish artist specialising in painting animals and birds, especially in a sporting context.
[Ref: 52177]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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