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[Robert Adam.]
[Robert Adam.]
Published March 1st 1808 by William Richardson, 31, Strand.
Etching. 200 x 125mm (8 x 5"). Trimmed into plate at sides.
Profile bust portrait of Robert Adam (1728-92), architect
[Ref: 57207]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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John Adams, of Edmonton; Teacher of the Mathematics, Navigation, &c. Born at Pondersend 1737/8. Aged 56.
John Adams, of Edmonton; Teacher of the Mathematics, Navigation, &c. Born at Pondersend 1737/8. Aged 56. To his numerous Pupils, both at sea & son land; to his extensive aquaintance, & particular friends, this Portrait is respectfully inscribed by their obedient Serv.t J.T. Smith.
Painted & Engraved by J.T. Smith, Engraver of the Antiquities of London and Environs.
Pub.d Feb. 1 1795 by N. Smith, Rembrandt's Head, G.t May's Buildings, St Martin's Lane.
Engraving with stipple. 185 x 138mm (7¼ x 5½"). Small margins.
Half-length portrait of John Adams, seated at a table on which are a telescope and sextant. He was headmaster of Latymer School, Edmonton, and author of 'The Mathematician's Companion'.
[Ref: 56806]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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A Comet.
A Comet.
Drawn by T. Harper Esq.r. Engraved by G. Maile.
London, Published Sep.r 1st. 1820, by J. Brooker, 5, Southampton Row, Russell Square.
Coloured mezzotint. 280 x 205mm (11 x 8"). Crease across lower third. Trimmed to plate mark with small nicks in the upper left margin
A comet shown as a young woman's head rising from clouds, with light shining as the tail.
See BM 2010,7081.7217 for a proof from the Lennox-Boyd collection. See ref: 38818 for another version.
[Ref: 56974]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Mr Robert Barker,
Mr Robert Barker, Inventor and Proprietor of the Panorama.
G. Ralph pinx.t. J. Singleton Sculp.t.
Published Oct.r 1,,st 1802, by W.m Richardson, York House, Strand.
Rare Stipple. Sheet 170 x 130mm (6¾ x 5¼"). Trimmed at sides.
Half-length portrait of Robert Barker (1739-1806), who coined the word 'panorama' in 1792 for his method of painting 360º views on a cylindrical surface. The following year he opened the world's first purpose-built panorama building, in Leicester Square. One of his most successful panoramas, showing London from the roof of Albion Mills, drawn by his son Henry Aston Barker, was published on six sheets in 1792.
[Ref: 57194]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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Isaac Barrow D.D. and Chaplain in Ordinary to King Charles II. professor of Geometry in Gresham College, and of the Greek Tongue and Mathematics at Cambridge, and Master of Trinity College in that University.
Isaac Barrow D.D. and Chaplain in Ordinary to King Charles II. professor of Geometry in Gresham College, and of the Greek Tongue and Mathematics at Cambridge, and Master of Trinity College in that University.
Vandyke pinx.t. Pelit Sculp.t..
Engrav'd for the Royal Magazine. [n.d., c.1770]
Engraving, plate 175 x 100mm (7 x 4"), with large margins. Some surface dirt on left.
Oval portraits of Isaac Barrow (1630 –1677) an English Christian theologian and mathematician who is generally given credit for his early role in the development of infinitesimal calculus.
Wellcome: 183-7
[Ref: 57053]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Rear Admiral Sir Francis Beaufort, K.C.B. D.C.L. Corr. Mem. Inst. France, F.R.S.
Rear Admiral Sir Francis Beaufort, K.C.B. D.C.L. Corr. Mem. Inst. France, F.R.S. Hydrographer to the Navy from 1829 to 1855. From the original Portrait presented to Greenwich Hospital by the Subscribers to the Beaufort Testimonial.
Painted by Stephen Pearce. Engraved by James Scott.
London, Published by Henry Graves & Compy. March 17th. 1857; Printsellers to the Queen__6 Pall Mall.
Fine & rare mezzotint. 40 x 415mm (21¼ x 16½"). Thread margin on left.
Francis Beaufort (1774-1856), naval officer and hydrographer, creator of the Beaufort wind scale. Early in his career at sea Beaufort's gallant record and scientific talents made him well known throughout the navy. In 1817 he published a record of his survey and exploration of the southern Turkish coast (then little known to Europeans). In 1829, at the age of 55, Beaufort became the Hydrographer of the British Admiralty, remaining so for 26 years, charting the seas to make them safe for the increasing amount of British and foreign shipping. Beaufort converted a minor chart repository into the finest surveying and charting institution in the world. Some of his excellent charts are still used, 200 years after he created them.
Ex: collection of the Late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd;
[Ref: 57021]   £480.00  
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George Bidder, of Devonshire, AET.13.
George Bidder, of Devonshire, AET.13. Whose extraordinary power of Calculation developed itself without instruction & reached an unprecedented height before he attained his seventh year. From a Miniature in the possession of the Rev.d Tho.s Jephson, of St. John's College Cambridge.
Painted by Miss Hayter. Engraved by J.H. Robinson.
London, Published June 25, 1819, by Colnaghi & Co. Cockspur Street.
Engraving. 245 x 175mm (9½ x 7"). Thread margins.
George Parker Bidder (1806-1878), the English engineer, architect and calculating prodigy. In 1834 Robert Stephenson, whose acquaintance he had made in Edinburgh, offered him an appointment on the London & Birmingham Railway, and in the succeeding year or two he began to assist George Stephenson in his parliamentary work, which at that time included schemes for railways between London and Brighton and between Manchester and Rugby via the Potteries. In 1837 he was engaged with Stephenson in building the Blackwall Railway, and it was he who designed the peculiar method of disconnecting a carriage at each station while the rest of the train went on without stopping, which was employed in the early days of that line when it was worked by means of a cable. He also advised on the construction of the Belgian railways; with Robert Stephenson he made the first railway in Norway, from Christiania to Eidsvold; he was engineer-in-chief of the Danish railways, and he was largely concerned with railways in India, where he strongly and successfully opposed break of gauge on through routes. In 1860 he was elected president of the Institution of Civil Engineers. He was also one of the founders of the Electric Telegraph Company, which enabled the public generally to enjoy the benefits of telegraphic communication. In hydraulic engineering, he was the designer of the Victoria Docks (London). Bidder also investigated the practicality of steam trawlers in conjunction with Samuel Lake.
See Ref: 55257 for another version.
[Ref: 56988]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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[John Buddle, Esq.r.]
[John Buddle, Esq.r.]
Painted by Tho.s Carrick. Engraved by Edw.d MacInnes.
Published Aug.t 20. 1836, by Hodgson & Graves, London; Currie & Bowman, Newcastle.
Mezzotint, proof before title, printed on chine collé. 365 x 260mm (14½ x 10¼"). Buddle's name in old ink mss (signature?), a little wear.
Half-length portrait of John Buddle (1773-1843), sitting at a table with a cog mechanism on it, holding a Davy lamp. As manager of the Wallsend colliery helped introduce Humphrey Davy's safety lamp. He also helped design the pioneering locomotive 'Steam Elephant' for Wallsend Colliery.
[Ref: 57096]   £450.00  
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Dr Chauncy [pencil mss., Nathaniel Chauncy?]
Dr Chauncy [pencil mss., Nathaniel Chauncy?]
[n.d., c.1780.]
Etching. Sheet 135 x 95mm (5¼ x 3¾"). Trimmed to plate, laid on album paper.
Caricatured profile portrait, possibly of Nathaniel Chauncy, described by the BM as an 'Antiquary and virtuoso', not a doctor.
See BM 1868,0822.2302 for a portrait after Reynolds.
[Ref: 57208]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Is. Dalby
Is. Dalby Late Professor of Mathematics in the Royal Military College at Farnham.
Drawn by Derby, from the Original by Halls, in the Royal Military College, Sandhurst. Thomson sculp.
[n.d.,c.1827]
Engraving with stipple, sheet 160 x 95mm (6¼ x 3¾"). Trimmed within plate.
Portrait of Isaac Dalby (1744–1824) English mathematician, surveyor and teacher. He was involved in the Principal Triangulation of Great Britain, the first high-precision trigonometric survey of Great Britain. In 1799 he was appointed first professor of mathematics in the senior department of the Royal Military College, High Wycombe, which subsequently moved to Farnham in Surrey, and later became the Royal Military College, Sandhurst. He held this post for twenty-one years, resigning it in 1820, when old age and infirmity had overtaken him. He was a contributor to The Ladies' Diary, and was an original member of the Linnean Society of London.
Wellcome: 749-1.
[Ref: 57075]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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John Dalton, D.C.L. L.L.D. F.R.S. L.&E. &c.&c.
John Dalton, D.C.L. L.L.D. F.R.S. L.&E. &c.&c. President of the Lit. & Phil.l Soc.y of Manch.r.
Drawn& Etch'd by J. Stephenson.
[n.d., c.1840.]
Etching. 190 x 115mm (7½ x 4½"), on card, with large margins.
A half-length portrait of John Dalton (1766-1844), scientist and natural philosopher credited as the inventor of atomic theory. He peers through spectacles at a liquid in a glass.
[Ref: 56774]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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W.m. Darling [facsimile signature].
W.m. Darling [facsimile signature].
Painted by John Reay. Drawn on Stone by Weld Taylor.
London, Published by Thos. Mc.Lean, 26, Haymarket & Currie & Bowman, Newcastle upon Tyne. J.Graf, Printer to Her Majesty [n.d., c.1830].
Rare lithograph on chine collé, with printed backing paper. Printed area. 360 x 240mm (14¼ x 9½"). Soiling to backing paper. Margins bit messy.
William Darling (1786-1865), keeper of Longstone lighthouse, seated but with a wreck behind him. On the 7th of September 1838, the "Forfarshire"with sixty-three persons on board, struck on the Farne Islands, and Darling, along with his daughter Grace Darling, rescued nine survivors from the shipwreck, earning them a gold medal from the Humane Society. The original painting, by John Reay (active 1838-1900) is in the RNLI Grace Darling Museum .
[Ref: 57056]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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[René Descartes] Renatus Des-Cartes,
[René Descartes] Renatus Des-Cartes, Dominus De Perron, Natus Hagae Turonum, Anno. M.D.X.CVI, Ultimo Die Martii.
Franciscus à Schooten Py Mat. ad vivum delineavit et fecit anno 1644.
[c.1644.]
Engraving. Sheet 170 x 105mm (6¾ x 4¼"). Trimmed to plate and laid on album paper.
Portrait of French philosopher, mathematician and scientist René Descartes (1596 - 1650), the frontispiece of Francis van Schooten’s important second edition of the 'Geometria', Descartes’s greatest academic work, one of the key texts in the history of mathematics. Six lines in lower margin by 'Constantini Hugenii F.ly'.
W. 795.
[Ref: 57209]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Erasmus.
Erasmus.
Painted by Hans Holbein. Engraved by Tho.s Lupton.
Published by J Brydone Leicester 1823
Scratched letter proof. Mezzotint plate 415 x 300mm (16¼ x 11¾"). Thread margins. Margins bit ragged.
Half length portrait of Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (1466 – 1536), wearing a hat and fur lined robe, his hands rest on a book with 'Desg Erasmvs Roterod,' written on the pages. Erasmus was a Dutch philosopher and Catholic theologian who is considered one of the greatest scholars of the northern Renaissance.
[Ref: 57143]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Edward Flower, Esq.re.
Edward Flower, Esq.re. Painted & Engraved for the Gentlemen who were Educated at Mr. Flower's Academy, Islington.
Painted by J. Linnell. Engraved by Henry Cook.
London, Published Oct.r 14.th 1828 by Carpenter & Son, Old Bond St. Colnaghi, Cockspur S.t Moon, Boys & Graves, Pall Mall & Scholey, 100, Upper St. Islington.
Engraving, very fine & rare impression. Plate: 335 x 235mm (13 x 9¼''). Staining on right margin and slight foxing
A portrait of schoolmaster of Flower's Academy in Islington, a stricking image.
[Ref: 50654]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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[John Freeth and the Birmingham Book Club]. Birmingham Men of the Last Century.
[John Freeth and the Birmingham Book Club]. Birmingham Men of the Last Century. From a fine Picture in the possession of Dugdale Houghton Esquire.
Painted by John Eckstein. W. Underwood Lith.
Published by T. Underwood, Castle St., Birmingham,
Tinted lithograph. Printed area 180 x 205mm (7 x 8"), with large margins.
A meeting of the Birmingham Book Club, at the Leicester Arms, a coffee house run by John Freeth (1731-1808), who was also a poet and songwriter under the pseudonym John Free. A book club and debating society, its members included Radicals, supporters of John Wilkes and Unitarians, causing its opponents to call it the Jacobin Club. It existed until at least 1964.
[Ref: 56870]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Doctor Goldsmith.
Doctor Goldsmith.
Poupard sculp.t [after Aundinet].
[Philadelpha, n.d., c. 1780].
Stipple. Sheet 105 x 85mm (4¼ x 3½"), large margins top and bottom. Trimmed to plate, laid on album paper.
A portrait of Oliver Goldsmith (1728-74), from an American edition of Goldsmith's work. By James Poupard of Philadelphia & New York, 1772-1814.
See Wellcome 1160.
[Ref: 57211]   £450.00  
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Bristol
Bristol
T. H. Maguire. 1849. [Etched in plate.]
M & N Hanhart Imp.t
Lithograph on chine collé. 610 x 445mm (24 x 17½"), very large margins. Foxing in the margins. Small loss to lower left corner and tear in lower margin.
A three quarter length portrait of Frederick William Hervey (1769-1859), 1st Marquis of Bristol, seated with a book in his lap. From the Ipswich Museum Portraits series published by George Ransom in 1852: the sixty portraits of distinguished men of science were designed to commemorate the foundation of the museum in 1846.
[Ref: 57163]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Le Seur,
Le Seur, Professeur de Mathematiques a la Sapience, A Rome.
Dessine a Rome par C.N. Cochin en 1750. Grave par B.A. Nicollet.
Engraving, 185 x 135mm (7¼ x 5½"). Trimmed within plate.
Oval portrait in a cartouche of a Professor of mathematics, most likely a teacher at the Sapienza University of Rome (often known simply of Sapienza) which was founded in 1303. Bernard Antoine Nicolet, or Bénédict-Alphonse Nicolet (sometimes written Nicollet c.1740-c.1807), Swiss born French desinger and engraver. He was mayor of Saint-Imier for a few months, he distinguished himself at the court of Marie-Antoinette where he served as the queen's engraver.
[Ref: 57073]   £85.00   (£102.00 incl.VAT)
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Thomas Lediard
Thomas Lediard Linguarum Ocidentalium Professo [...] Anno 1735
T. Lediard inven.
Rare engraving, sheet 325 x 200mm (12¾ x 8"). Trimmed to image.
Thomas Lediard (1685-1743), writer and surveyor whose varied career included organising firework displays, teaching languages and managing the opera (all in Hamburg), working as justice for the peace in Westminster, and playing a key role in the development of the first bridge across the Thames at Westminster. He also wrote various historical works including the 'Naval History of England' to which this is the frontispiece (the Muse can be seen resting upon a copy of the book while drawing a map of Georgia). Lediard himself designed the ornate border to this portrait, including allegorical representations of various branches of learning.
[Ref: 31327]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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The Rev.d T. R. Malthus, M.A._F. R. S.
The Rev.d T. R. Malthus, M.A._F. R. S. Professor of History & Political Economy at the East India College, and Author of an Essay on the principle of Population, &c. &c.
Painted & Engraved By J. Linnell.
Lonson, Published, January 1.st 1834 for John Linnell, Porchester Terrace, Bayswater by Dominic Colnaghi & C.o Pall Mall East.
Very fine mezzotint, plate 455 x 345mm (18 x 13½"), with large margins.
Three quarter length portrait of Thomas Robert Malthus (1766 – 1834) seated on a chair with a book in his lap, dressed in an academic gown over his dark tailcoat. Malthus was an English cleric, scholar and influential economist in the fields of political economy and demography. In his 1798 book An Essay on the Principle of Population, Malthus observed that an increase in a nation's food production improved the well-being of the population, but the improvement was temporary because it led to population growth, which in turn restored the original per capita production level. In other words, humans had a tendency to utilize abundance for population growth rather than for maintaining a high standard of living, a view that has become known as the "Malthusian trap."
[Ref: 57141]   £520.00  
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Abrahamvs Ortelivs Antverpianvs.
Abrahamvs Ortelivs Antverpianvs. Orteli dum proponis Spectantibus Orbem, Quam tua delectant structa theatra bomines! Pulchrum opus est, plaudunt omnes; fed queis tua virtus Nota patet, plaudunt laetis artifici. Ar. Montannus.
[n.d., c. 1572]
Engraving, sheet 220 x 130mm (8¾ x 5¼"). Trimmed and glued to backing sheet.
Portrait of Abraham Ortelius, bust in profile to the left, wearing a ruff and a fur-trimmed coat. With latin text by Benito Arias Montano. From the series irorum Doctorum de Disciplinis benemerentium Effigies XLIIII. Abraham Ortelius (also Ortels, Orthellius, Wortels; 1527 – 1598) was a Brabantian cartographer, geographer, and cosmographer, conventionally recognized as the creator of the first modern atlas, the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (Theatre of the World). Ortelius is often considered one of the founders of the Netherlandish school of cartography and one of the most notable figures of the school in its golden age
Not in Wellcome: 2188
[Ref: 57152]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Gulielmus Oughtred Anglus ex Academia Cantabrigienfi An.o Aetat. 73. 1646.
Gulielmus Oughtred Anglus ex Academia Cantabrigienfi An.o Aetat. 73. 1646.
[After Wenceslaus Hollar] [F. S. sculp]
[n.d., c.1657]
Engraving, image 155 x 95mm (6 x 3¾"). Trimmed losing printmakers inscription. Glued to backing sheet.
Half length portrait of William Oughtred wearing a skull-cap, collar and gown, and holding book. Crudely made after an etching by Hollar. Frontis to: "Clavis Mathematicae" 1667. William Oughtred (also Owtred, Uhtred, etc 1574 – 1660) was an English mathematician and Anglican clergyman. He is credited with creating the slide rule in 1622, which allowed for direct multiplication and division, with introducing "x" to signify mulplification, and the abbreviations "sin" and "cos" for sine and cosine.
[Ref: 57147]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Ida Pfeiffer [facsimile signature].
Ida Pfeiffer [facsimile signature].
A Dauthage 1855. Ged bei Jos. Stouss.
Very rare and scare lithograph, sheet 440 x 315mm (17½ x 12½"), very large margins. Trimmed and glued to backing sheet.
Portrait of world traveller Ida Pfeiffer with the Pyramids of Giza in the background. Ida Laura Pfeiffer (1797-1858), née Reyer, was an Austrian explorer, travel writer, and ethnographer. She was one of the first female travelers, whose bestselling journals were translated into seven languages. During her travels she collected plants, insects, mollusks, marine life, and mineral specimens. Many were sold to Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin and the British Museum.
[Ref: 57088]   £360.00  
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[Franz Ludwig Pfyffer von Wyher] Louis Pfyffer Seigneur de Wyher Lieutenant-General des Armées du Roi de sa Majesté Très-Chret.ne,
[Franz Ludwig Pfyffer von Wyher] Louis Pfyffer Seigneur de Wyher Lieutenant-General des Armées du Roi de sa Majesté Très-Chret.ne, Commandeur de l'Ordre Royal et Militaire de St Louis &c. Né à Lucerne en 1716.
Gravé en 1786.
A Basle chez Chrétien de Mechel Graveur.
Aquatint. Sheet 245 x 175mm (9¾ x 7"). Trimmed within plate, a little soiling.
Franz Ludwig Pfyffer von Wyher, an officer in the French king's Swiss Guard who made a three-dimensional map of the area around Lake Lucerne, completed in 1786 and now the oldest relief map in existance. He took 24 years to construct it, using available materials including plaster, charcoal, sand, beeswax, brick & pottery, in 136 separate sections for easy transportation. It has been on display in the Glacier Garden in Lucerne for over a century. His military career was also successful: he retired with the rank of lieutenant general in 1768.
[Ref: 57010]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Joseph Priestley, L.L.D. F.R.S.
Joseph Priestley, L.L.D. F.R.S.
[n.d., c.1800.]
Stipple. 195 x 130mm (7¾ x 5¼"). Trimmed into plate at sides.
Joseph Priestley (1733-1804), theologian, Dissenting clergyman and scientist, renowned for his discovery of oxygen and carbon monoxide. A close friend of Benjamin Franklin, he was an avid supporter of the American and French Revolutions, resulting in him leaving for the USA as the British government cracked down on radicals.
Wellcome Library 2385.
[Ref: 57210]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Psyche
Psyche
Drawn by T. Harper. Engraved by G. Maile.
London. Published Jan.y 1. 1824, by J. Brooker. 5, Southampton Row. Russell Square.
Fine coloured mezzotint. 280 x 205mm (11 x 8"). Thread margins, very slight foxing.
A beautiful half portrait of Psyche with butterfly wings and holding a butterfly to her left on a small box.
[Ref: 56909]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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[Major James Rennell F.R.S.]
[Major James Rennell F.R.S.]
[Drawn by Scott. Engraved by A. Cardon.]
[London. Published as the Act directs, February 1799.]
Stipple, proof before letters. Sheet 205 x 115mm (8 x 6¼"). Trimmed to plate.
Major James Rennell (1742-1830), regarded as the Father of both Indian Cartography (for his survey of Bengal for the East India Company) and Oceanography (for his study of ocean currents). He compiled a map for the account of Mungo Park's first expedition to the Niger River that started the myth of the 'Mountains of Kong'.
[Ref: 57015]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Major James Rennell F.R.S.]
[Major James Rennell F.R.S.]
Drawn by Scott. Engraved by A. Cardon.
London. Published as the Act directs, February 1799.
Fine stipple, proof before title. 205 x 115mm (8 x 6¼"), with large margins.
Major James Rennell (1742-1830), regarded as the Father of both Indian Cartography (for his survey of Bengal for the East India Company) and Oceanography (for his study of ocean currents). He compiled a map for the account of Mungo Park's first expedition to the Niger River that started the myth of the 'Mountains of Kong'.
[Ref: 57014]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Socrate Ateniese, Inventore della Filosofia Morale, mori quattro Secoli prima dell'Era Cristiana condannato a
Socrate Ateniese, Inventore della Filosofia Morale, mori quattro Secoli prima dell'Era Cristiana condannato a morte, ch'egli si diede col bere la Cicuta. V.
P. Fidanza del. ed inc. [n.d., c.1785]
Rare etching, plate 375 x 265mm (14¾ x 10½), with large margins.
A head and shoulders portrait of Socrates (469-399 BC) from the side with Italian text: 'Socrates Athenian, Inventor of Moral Philosophy, died four Centuries before the Christian Era condemned to death, which he gave himself by drinking hemlock.' After the depiction of Socrates in Raphael's School of Athens painted in c.1509-10 in the Stanza della Segnatura in the Vatican. Most likely from from 'Tetes choisies de personnages illustres...' published by Paolo Fidanza in Rome in 1785. Fidanza became famous for publishing six volumes of prints of heads after Raphael between 1757 and 1763.
[Ref: 57138]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Venerable et Scientifique Messire Robert Sorbon Fondateur du College dit de Sorbonne,
Venerable et Scientifique Messire Robert Sorbon Fondateur du College dit de Sorbonne,
[B. Moncornet excudit cum Privilegio Regis.] [n.d., c.1650.]
Engraving. Sheet 160 x 115mm (6¼ x 4½"). Trimmed within plate, losing publication line.
Robert de Sorbon (1201-74), French theologian, chaplain of Louis IX and founder of the Sorbonne college in Paris.
[Ref: 57204]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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A Newly discovered Star of the Greatest Magnitude.
A Newly discovered Star of the Greatest Magnitude.
Painted in Enamel by J. Barrow. Engraved by G. Maile 34 Fred.k Place Hampstead R.d.
London Published Feb.y 14.th 1822 by J. Barrow Weston Place S.t Pancras.
Extremely fine coloured mezzotint. 275 x 205mm (10¾ x 8") very large margins. Mint. Top margin trimmed to plate mark.
A star depicted as young woman with plumes in her hair, shining amid dark clouds and an inky blue night sky.
[Ref: 56910]   £360.00  
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François Marie de Voltaire, MDCCLXIX.
François Marie de Voltaire, MDCCLXIX. Praesenti tibi maturos largimur honores. HOR.
J. June sculp.
[n.d., c.1769.]
Etching. 135 x 90mm (5¼ x 3¾"). Trimmed into plate on right.
Medallion portrait of François Marie Arouet de Voltaire (1694-1778), French philosopher, after a bust by Lemoyne.
[Ref: 57198]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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Marie François Arouet de Voltaire
Marie François Arouet de Voltaire de l'Academie Francoise...
ex [erasure].
à Paris chez Petit rue S. Jacques à la Couronne d'epines [n.d., c.1742.]
Engraving. 145 x 100mm (5¾ x 4"), with large margins.
Portrait of François Marie Arouet de Voltaire (1694-1778) French philosopher.
[Ref: 56871]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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[Voltaire] Post genitis hic carus erit, nunc carus amicis.
[Voltaire] Post genitis hic carus erit, nunc carus amicis.
peint par de Latour en 1736. gravé par Balechou.
[n.d., c.1760.]
Engraving. 160 x 110mm (6¼ x 4¼"), large margins on 3 sides. Narrow right margin.
Medallion portrait of François Marie Arouet de Voltaire (1694-1778), French philosopher, after Maurice Quentin de La Tour (1704-88).
[Ref: 57212]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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