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Book of Spirits. Plate III. Ancient Necromancers Invoking An Evil Spirit.
Book of Spirits. Plate III. Ancient Necromancers Invoking An Evil Spirit.
London, William Charlton Wright, 7, York S.t Covent Garden.
Scarce aquatint and etching. 230 x 150mm (9 x 6"). Trimmed within plate on three sides.
Two men in uniforms stand by a bonfire of bones within a circle of skulls, invoking skeletons, a dragon, a knight in armour and demons. A witchcraft image. From 'Tales of the Horrible, or the Book of Spirits By the Astrologer of the Nineteenth Century', probably Robert Cross Smith.
[Ref: 61310]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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A Philosopher In Search Of The Wind.
A Philosopher In Search Of The Wind.
Painted By Robert Farrier. Drawn On Stone By Thomas Fairland.
[n.d. c.1837]
Rare lithograph, sheet 475 x 380mm (18¾ x 15). Trimmed losing publication line.
A curious boy has disassembled some bellows to see how they work. Onlookers surround him. One lad points and laughs. Robert Farrier (17961879) was an English artist best known for his paintings. Farrier first exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1818, sending some miniature portraits, and in 1819 exhibited the first of a series of pictures in a slightly humorous vein, depicting domestic subjects, and especially scenes from schoolboy life. These were popular, and a number of them were engraved. Thomas Fairland (1804-52) was a lithographer, engraver, draughtsman and portrait painter. Protégé of Queen Victoria, produced lithographs after Edwin Landseer and William Hunt.
[Ref: 61186]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Burns's Address to the Deil. illustrated by Landseer. (Sheet 1.)
Burns's Address to the Deil. illustrated by Landseer. (Sheet 1.) [&] (Sheet 2.)
[Engraved by Samuel Machin Slater, Charles Milton Gorway, Ebenezer Landells et al after Thomas Landseer] G.H. Davidson, Printer and Stereotyper, Tudor Street, Blackfriars.
London: - Published by G. Berger, Holywell Street, Strand; O. Hodgson, 10, Cloth Fair, West Smithfield; sold also at the Office of the Ladies' Penny Gazette, King Edward Street, New Bridge Street; and to be had, on order, of all Dealers of Periodicals.
Two sheets, with wood-engravings and letterpress. Sheets 275 x 380mm (10¾ x 15"). Both sheets with stains, '2' laid on album paper.
Two sheets with all 21 verses of Robert Burns' 'Addess to the Deil', illustrated with 10 fantastical wood engravings after Thomas Landseer, including a title and the Devil on horseback. The blocks were also used in book format.
See BM 1867,1214.448 for sheet 1, with references for book issues.
[Ref: 61155]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT) view all images for this item
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Don Quixote.
Don Quixote.
London, Published by S.& J. Fuller, 34, Rathbone Place, 1823.
Fine coloured etching. 165 x 230mm (6½ x 9"), watermarked 'J Whatman Turkey Mill'.
Don Quixote and Sancho Panza kneel before the Lady Dulcinia del Toboso (slaughterhouse worker Aldonza Lorenzo) who sits on a donkey.
[Ref: 61100]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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The Beach King discovering himself to Matilda.
The Beach King discovering himself to Matilda. vide. Edwin and Matilda Canto 3.d. Plate 7, Vo,l. 2.
[after Thomas Rowlandson.]
Nº 9. of the Poetical Magazine. Pub. Jan. 1. 1810, at R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts, 101, Strand.
Coloured aquatint. Sheet 130 x 210mm (5¼ x 8¼"). Trimmed within plate.
The giant Beach King, leaning on a club of coral, grabs Matilda's wrist to stop her fleeing.
[Ref: 61314]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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[Fashion and Folly: or the Buck's Pilgrimage.] Dashall and Lubin, at a masquerade [...]
[Fashion and Folly: or the Buck's Pilgrimage.] Dashall and Lubin, at a masquerade [...]
[Henry Alken.]
[London: William Sams, 1822.]
Coloured etching with letterpress verse underneath, J. Whatman, Turkey Mill watermark. Sheet 120 x 220mm (4¾ x 8¾"). Trimmed.
A fancy-dress party, including a devil and a skeleton. A scene from 'Fashion and Folly. Or the Buck's Pilgrimage', Lubin, a nabob with a country estate, travels with his friend Dashall to London, where they experience both high and low life with no regard for expense, ending up in debtor's prison.
Abbey 487.
[Ref: 61305]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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[Sleepest, or wakest thou]
[Sleepest, or wakest thou]
R. Ansdell.
[Etching Club 1853]
Etching, sheet 165 x 250mm (6½ x 9¾"). Trimmed within plate.
Shepherd lying asleep surrounded by sheep. Walking stick and horn lay behind him. Illustration of King Lear Act 3, scene 6 from Songs and Ballads of Shakespeare' published by the Etching Club. Richard Ansdell RA (1815-85) was was a British painter of animals and genre scenes and member to the Etching Club.
See BM 1869,0213.232 for letterpress.
[Ref: 61176]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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[Lord Nelson] The Magnificent Funeral Car.
[Lord Nelson] The Magnificent Funeral Car. Built for the sole purpose of Conveying the Remains of Vice Admiral Lord Viscount Nelson, to S.t Pauls Cathedral for Interment, on Thursday the 9.th of Jan.y 1806.
Publish'd by Laurie & Whittle, N.o 53, Fleet Street, London, Jan.y 28 1806.
Coloured etching with engraving, watermark W. Elgar. Sheet 205 x 265mm (8 x 10½"). Trimmed, repaired tears, bottom left corner rebuilt, surface soiling. Damaged.
The funeral car, black-canopied and furnished with bow section and sterncastle as of a warship, flying white ensign at half-mast.
[Ref: 61303]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Les Sabots.
Les Sabots. D'après le Tableau Original de François Boucher premier Peintre du Roi.
F. Boucher pinx. R. Gaillard Sculp.
[n.d., 1773.] but later.
Etching. 495 x 380mm (19½ x 15"), with very large margins.
'The wooden shoes'. A young couple pick and feed each other cherries, having kicked off their shoes under the tree. A reversed copy of François Boucher's 1768 oval painting, now in the Art Gallery of Ontario (Object number 78/6).
[Ref: 61255]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Historia de una Mujer.] - Antes de empazar nuestras escursiones terrestre-acuático-aéreas à través de la Exposicion,
[Historia de una Mujer.] - Antes de empazar nuestras escursiones terrestre-acuático-aéreas à través de la Exposicion, permite della Clara, que la tripulacion del Barbo magnético te nombre su capita
Planas 1879. Lit - Tip de J. Aleu.
[Barcelona: Fugarull, 1880.]
Chromolithograph. Sheet 425 x 280mm (16¾ x 11"), with very large margins.
Clara visits the Paris Exhibition and travels on a magnetic boat, stopping to drink wine at the side of the river. A rowing image. One of 50 plates in the series 'The Story of a Woman' by Eusebio Planas (1833-97), an account of Clara's progress from dressmaker to vaudeville actress to the mistress of a series of men, travelling around Europe, before ending her days worn-out in a convent. The series first appeared as cigarette cards, accounting for the lack of text other than the plate captions.
[Ref: 61337]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Historia de una Mujer.] ¿ Quieres apoyarte en mi brazo máscara?
[Historia de una Mujer.] ¿ Quieres apoyarte en mi brazo máscara?
Planas 1878. Lit - Tip de J. Aleu.
[Barcelona: Fugarull, 1880.]
Chromolithograph. Sheet 425 x 280mm (16¾ x 11") very large margins.
Clara at a masked ball, dressed in a quasi-naval officer's uniform. One of 50 plates in the series 'The Story of a Woman' by Eusebio Planas (1833-97), an account of Clara's progress from dressmaker to vaudeville actress to the mistress of a series of men, travelling around Europe, before ending her days worn-out in a convent. The series first appeared as cigarette cards, accounting for the lack of text other than the plate captions.
[Ref: 61336]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Historia de una Mujer.] - Señorita ¿ Quiere V. que la coja ?
[Historia de una Mujer.] - Señorita ¿ Quiere V. que la coja ? - Esto no se dice.
Planas 1878. Lit - Tip de J. Aleu.
[Barcelona: Fugarull, 1880.]
Chromolithograph. Sheet 425 x 280mm (16¾ x 11"), with very large margins.
Clara swimming at seaside town of Biarritz with a man, her maid calling from the beach. One of 50 plates in the series 'The Story of a Woman' by Eusebio Planas (1833-97), an account of Clara's progress from dressmaker to vaudeville actress to the mistress of a series of men, travelling around Europe, before ending her days worn-out in a convent. The series first appeared as cigarette cards, accounting for the lack of text other than the plate captions.
[Ref: 61344]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Historia de una Mujer.] - Esos pies merecen pisar unicamente alfombras de flores.
[Historia de una Mujer.] - Esos pies merecen pisar unicamente alfombras de flores. - ¿ Y Las manos?
Planas 1879. Lit - Tip de J. Aleu.
[Barcelona: Fugarull, 1880.]
Chromolithograph. Sheet 425 x 280mm (16¾ x 11"), with very large margins.
Clara on stage at Vaudeville in Paris, surrounded by bouquets thrown from the audience, with two adoring men looking up at her. One of 50 plates in the series 'The Story of a Woman' by Eusebio Planas (1833-97), an account of Clara's progress from dressmaker to vaudeville actress to the mistress of a series of men, travelling around Europe, before ending her days worn-out in a convent. The series first appeared as cigarette cards, accounting for the lack of text other than the plate captions.
[Ref: 61343]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Historia de una Mujer.] - Surte has tenido amiga Clarita; el Principe es el potentado mas rico de Europa.
[Historia de una Mujer.] - Surte has tenido amiga Clarita; el Principe es el potentado mas rico de Europa.
Planas 1879. Lit - Tip de J. Aleu.
[Barcelona: Fugarull, 1880.]
Chromolithograph. Sheet 425 x 280mm (16¾ x 11"), with very large margins.
Clara and another woman, wrapped in furs in a Russian sleigh, in St. Moritz, discuss an eligible bachelor. One of 50 plates in the series 'The Story of a Woman' by Eusebio Planas (1833-97), an account of Clara's progress from dressmaker to vaudeville actress to the mistress of a series of men, travelling around Europe, before ending her days worn-out in a convent. The series first appeared as cigarette cards, accounting for the lack of text other than the plate captions.
[Ref: 61342]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Historia de una Mujer.] ¡¡¡...........!!!
[Historia de una Mujer.] ¡¡¡...........!!!
Planas 1879. Lit - Tip de J. Aleu.
[Barcelona: Fugarull, 1880.]
Chromolithograph. Sheet 425 x 280mm (16¾ x 11"), with very large margins.
Clara, thrown from her horse in a wintery forest, is rescued from a wild boar in Russia. One of 50 plates in the series 'The Story of a Woman' by Eusebio Planas (1833-97), an account of Clara's progress from dressmaker to vaudeville actress to the mistress of a series of men, travelling around Europe, before ending her days worn-out in a convent. The series first appeared as cigarette cards, accounting for the lack of text other than the plate captions.
[Ref: 61341]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Historia de una Mujer.] ¡ Que de encantos tienen estios, al lado de una mhugar encantadora como V.!
[Historia de una Mujer.] ¡ Que de encantos tienen estios, al lado de una mhugar encantadora como V.! - Me agradaria poseer una quinta en las orillas del lago.
Planas 1879. Lit - Tip de J. Aleu.
[Barcelona: Fugarull, 1880.]
Chromolithograph. Sheet 425 x 280mm (16¾ x 11"), with very large margins.
Clara admiring the view from a hill above Lake Geneva. One of 50 plates in the series 'The Story of a Woman' by Eusebio Planas (1833-97), an account of Clara's progress from dressmaker to vaudeville actress to the mistress of a series of men, travelling around Europe, before ending her days worn-out in a convent. The series first appeared as cigarette cards, accounting for the lack of text other than the plate captions.
[Ref: 61340]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[Historia de una Mujer.] ¡ Y hay quien me teche de ligra!
[Historia de una Mujer.] ¡ Y hay quien me teche de ligra!
Planas 1879. Lit - Tip de J. Aleu.
[Barcelona: Fugarull, 1880.]
Chromolithograph. Sheet 425 x 280mm (16¾ x 11"), with very large margins.
Clara rock climbing above a lake in the Alps. One of 50 plates in the series 'The Story of a Woman' by Eusebio Planas (1833-97), an account of Clara's progress from dressmaker to vaudeville actress to the mistress of a series of men, travelling around Europe, before ending her days worn-out in a convent. The series first appeared as cigarette cards, accounting for the lack of text other than the plate captions.
[Ref: 61339]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[Historia de una Mujer.] ¿ Porque le llamaran à esto el Sardinero?
[Historia de una Mujer.] ¿ Porque le llamaran à esto el Sardinero? -Hija à la vista está.
Planas 1879. Lit - Tip de J. Aleu.
[Barcelona: Fugarull, 1880.]
Chromolithograph. Sheet 425 x 280mm (16¾ x 11"), with very large margins.
Clara in bathing costume on the famous beach at Santander. One of 50 plates in the series 'The Story of a Woman' by Eusebio Planas (1833-97), an account of Clara's progress from dressmaker to vaudeville actress to the mistress of a series of men, travelling around Europe, before ending her days worn-out in a convent. The series first appeared as cigarette cards, accounting for the lack of text other than the plate captions.
[Ref: 61338]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Extraordinary Sale. Disposal of Theatrical Property: a Peep behind the Scenes.
Extraordinary Sale. Disposal of Theatrical Property: a Peep behind the Scenes. Proteus bidding for a Suit of Theatrical Armour.
Drawn & Engraved by Theo.e Lane.
[London: C.S. Arnold, 1825.]
Coloured aquatint. Sheet 120 x 190mm (4¾ x 7½"). Trimmed and mounted in album paper.
An extraordinary auction in a room full of props, including a dragon hot-air balloon, globe, harp, Pegasus and masks. An auctioneer on raised platform. From Pierce Egan's 'The Life of an Actor'.
[Ref: 61317]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Les deux extrêmes.
Les deux extrêmes.
carle Vernet. Lith. de G. Engelmann rue Cassette N.º 18 à Paris.
[n.d., c.1820.]
Lithograph. Printed area 240 x 300mm (9½ x 11¾"), with very large margins. Margins soiled and creased.
A mounted officer is poured a drink by an innkeeper as water-carriers fill their buckets at the village fountain.
[Ref: 61331]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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