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[Conservative Festival]
[Conservative Festival] To Sir John Tyssen Tyrell Bart. Charles Gray Round Esq.re Thomas William Bramston Esq.re George Palmer Esq.re Sir George Henry Smyth Bart. Richard Sanderson Sq.re Quintin Dick Esq.re John Round Esq.re, John Attwood Esq.re & William Beresford Esq.re This Representation of the Conservative Festival, held at Chelmsford, on the 22nd September 1841, To Commemorate their Return to Parliament fro the County Boroughs of Essex, is (with their permission) respectfully dedicated by their obedient Serv.t, Henry Guy.
Drawn & Lith.d by Tho.s Picken. Day & Haghe, Lith.rs to the Queen.
[n.d., c.1841.]
Rare lithograph. Sheet 425 x 510mm (16¾ x 20"). Several small tears, most have been repaired.
A banquet, held in a specially-contructed pavillion, to celebrate the Return to Parliament of ten Conservative M.P.s for Essex.
[Ref: 51438]   £240.00  
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I sit me down a pensive hour to spend.
I sit me down a pensive hour to spend.
[n.d., c.1800.]
Engraving. Sheet 65 x 85mm (2¼ x 3¼"). Trimmed, stained.
A man sits under a tree overlooking a city. The title is a line from Oliver Goldsmith's 'The Traveller', 1765.
[Ref: 51392]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Voyage à Brobdingnag. Afin de s'instruire dans les lois du Royaume de Brobdingnag, Gulliver parcourt la Bibliothèque Royale [...]
Voyage à Brobdingnag. Afin de s'instruire dans les lois du Royaume de Brobdingnag, Gulliver parcourt la Bibliothèque Royale [...]
[after Gavarni.] Imp. Lemercier, r. de Seine 57, Paris.
Paris, chez Aubert et C.ie, Pl. de la Bourse, 29. [n.d., c.1830.]
Lithograph. Sheet 155 x 230mm (6 x 9").
In order to learn the laws of the Kingdom of Brobdingnag, Gulliver peruses the Royal Library. A scene from a French edition of Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift, illustrated by Garvani (real name Hippolyte Chevalier, 1814-66).
[Ref: 51242]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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Voyage à Lilliput. De retour en son pays, Gulliver tire un parti considérable de l'Exhibition de son troupeau microscopique.
Voyage à Lilliput. De retour en son pays, Gulliver tire un parti considérable de l'Exhibition de son troupeau microscopique.
[after Gavarni.] Imp. Lemercier, r. de Seine 57, Paris.
Paris, chez Aubert et C.ie, Pl. de la Bourse, 29. [n.d., c.1830.]
Lithograph. Sheet 155 x 230mm (6 x 9").
After his return to England, Gulliver puts on a show 'Wondering Lilliputian Bulls, Cow, & Sheep imported by D.r L. Gulliver', with an enthusiastic audience. A scene from a French edition of Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift, illustrated by Garvani (real name Hippolyte Chevalier, 1814-66).
[Ref: 51243]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Voyage à Brobdingnag. Le nain de la reine jette Gulliver dans une grande jatte de lait [...]
Voyage à Brobdingnag. Le nain de la reine jette Gulliver dans une grande jatte de lait [...]
[after Gavarni.] Imp. Lemercier, r. de Seine 57, Paris.
Paris, chez Aubert et C.ie, Pl. de la Bourse, 29. [n.d., c.1830.]
Lithograph. Sheet 155 x 230mm (6 x 9").
The queen of Brobdingnag's dwarf drops Gulliver into a dish of milk. A scene from a French edition of Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift, illustrated by Garvani (real name Hippolyte Chevalier, 1814-66).
[Ref: 51240]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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Voyage à Brobdingnag. Gulliver joue sur la piono une gigue anglaise [...]
Voyage à Brobdingnag. Gulliver joue sur la piono une gigue anglaise [...]
[after Gavarni.]
[Paris, chez Aubert et C.ie, Pl. de la Bourse, 29. n.d., c.1830.]
Lithograph. Sheet 155 x 230mm (6 x 9").
Gulliver plays an English jig on a piano using batons. A scene from a French edition of Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift, illustrated by Garvani (real name Hippolyte Chevalier, 1814-66).
[Ref: 51241]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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The Life of a Nobleman. Scene the First. The Inheritance.
The Life of a Nobleman. Scene the First. The Inheritance.
G. Dawe, Engraver and Printer, 9 Southampton Pl. New Road.
London: Geo. Henderson, 2, Old Bailey [n.d., c.1825].
Mezzotint. Sheet 285 x 220mm (11¼ x 8¾"). Trimmed within plate, edges soiled.
A young man lounges before a fire as his solicitor reads him the details of his inheritance. After being introduced to drinking and gambling, he loses his fortune, borrows money from a usurer, joins the army, fights a duel and dies from his wounds. One of a rare series of nine plates by George Dawe, updating Hogarth's 'Rake's Progress'. Dawes was best known for his portraits of Russian military figures of the Napoleonic Wars, now in the Hermitage Museum.
Ex: the Kedleston Hall collection.
[Ref: 51277]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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The Life of a Nobleman. Scene the Second. The First Party.
The Life of a Nobleman. Scene the Second. The First Party.
G. Dawe, Engraver and Printer, 9 Southampton Pl. New Road.
London: Geo. Henderson, 2, Old Bailey [n.d., c.1825].
Aquatint. Sheet 285 x 220mm (11¼ x 8¾"). Trimmed within plate.
A group of young men make a toast as a footman tried to revive one of their number. After being introduced to drinking and gambling, he loses his fortune, borrows money from a usurer, joins the army, fights a duel and dies from his wounds. One of a rare series of nine plates by George Dawe, updating Hogarth's 'Rake's Progress'. Dawes was best known for his portraits of Russian military figures of the Napoleonic Wars, now in the Hermitage Museum.
Ex: the Kedleston Hall collection.
[Ref: 51278]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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The Life of a Nobleman. Scene the Fourth. The Betting Booth.
The Life of a Nobleman. Scene the Fourth. The Betting Booth.
G. Dawe, Engraver and Printer, 9 Southampton Pl. New Road.
London: Geo. Henderson, 2, Old Bailey [n.d., c.1825].
Aquatint. Sheet 285 x 220mm (11¼ x 8¾"). Trimmed within plate.
A wealthy young man at the races. Having being introduced to drinking and gambling, he loses his fortune, borrows money from a usurer, joins the army, fights a duel and dies from his wounds. One of a rare series of nine plates by George Dawe, updating Hogarth's 'Rake's Progress'. Dawes was best known for his portraits of Russian military figures of the Napoleonic Wars, now in the Hermitage Museum.
Ex: the Kedleston Hall collection.
[Ref: 51279]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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The Life of a Nobleman. Scene the Fifth. The Gambling House.
The Life of a Nobleman. Scene the Fifth. The Gambling House.
G. Dawe, Engraver and Printer, 9 Southampton Pl. New Road.
London: Geo. Henderson, 2, Old Bailey [n.d., c.1825].
Aquatint. Sheet 285 x 220mm (11¼ x 8¾"). Trimmed within plate.
A wealthy young man at a card table getting sharped. Having lost his fortune, he later borrows money from a usurer, joins the army, fights a duel and dies from his wounds. One of a rare series of nine plates by George Dawe, updating Hogarth's 'Rake's Progress'. Dawes was best known for his portraits of Russian military figures of the Napoleonic Wars, now in the Hermitage Museum.
Ex: the Kedleston Hall collection.
[Ref: 51280]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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So wechselt Freud und Leid: [...]
So wechselt Freud und Leid: [...]
Georg Philipp Rugendas inv. del. et Sculpsit.
Johann Christian Leopold excudit Augustæ Vindelicorum cum Gratia et Privilegio Sacræ Cæsareæ Magestatis. [Augsburg, n.d., 1730.]
Mezzotint. 410 x 515mm (16 x 20¼"). Thread margins, holes patched, central crease.
A camp scene: a woman cooks eggs as a man starts to pluck a goose; a soldier dances with another woman; and, in the background, a man is being held down and beaten with a stick.
[Ref: 51359]   £320.00  
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[Battle scene] Militis Hungarici prima est audacia Virtus [...]
[Battle scene] Militis Hungarici prima est audacia Virtus [...]
Georg Philipp Rugendas inv. del. et Sculpsit.
Johann Christian Leopold excudit Augustæ Vindelicorum cum Gratia et Privilegio Sacræ Cæsareæ Magestatis. [Augsburg, n.d., 1730.]
Rare mezzotint. 410 x 515mm (16 x 20¼"). Thread margins, holes patched, central crease.
A battle scene, with one cavalryman firing a pistol at another as he swings his sword.
[Ref: 51360]   £320.00  
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[Battle scene] Militis Hungarici prima est audacia Virtus [...]
[Battle scene] Militis Hungarici prima est audacia Virtus [...]
Georg Philipp Rugendas Junior fecit.
G.P. Rugendas Senior excud. Johann Christian Leopold excudit Augustæ Vindelicorum cum Gratia et Privilegio Sacræ Cæsareæ Magestatis. [Augsburg, n.d., 1730.]
Rare mezzotint. 410 x 515mm (16 x 20¼"). Thread margins, holes patched, repaired tear central crease.
A battle scene, with cavalrymen in melée.
[Ref: 51361]   £260.00  
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A Shepherd Boy.
A Shepherd Boy.
James Ward R.A.Pinx.t et Del.t. Printed by P. Simoneau.
London Published May 1st 182[5?] No 6 Newman S. & R. Ackermann Strand.
Rare lithograph. Sheet 250 x 300mm (9¾ x 11¾"). Trimmed to the image on three sides, publication line weakly inked.
A young shepherd boy, leaning against a gnarled tree. James Ward, an artist famed for his mezzotint animal scenes, also experimented with making his own lithographs.
[Ref: 51475]   £240.00  
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''Uncle Tom's Cabin''. ''Aunt Chloe preparing Supper.''
''Uncle Tom's Cabin''. ''Aunt Chloe preparing Supper.''
[after Louisa Corbaux.]
London, Printed and Pub.d Oct.r 29th 1852, by Stannard & Dixon, 7, Poland St.
Tinted lithograph. Printed area 150 x 210mm Laid on album paper at corners.
An illustration from the beginning of Harriet Beecher Stowe's important anti-slavery novel, 'Uncle Tom's Cabin'. Here Tom sits with a writing tablet as his wife cooks and their three children play. George Shelby, son of the slave owner, stands behind Tom's chair. 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' first appeared as a serial in 1851, then as a book in 1852, both being an instant success. This English illustrated edition also appeared in 1852, with illustrations by Louisa Corbaux.
[Ref: 51298]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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[5 Plates of 9.] Plates Illustrative of the Memoirs of Harriette Wilson: Including Portraits, and Scenes, Sketched and Coloured from the Life,.
[5 Plates of 9.] Plates Illustrative of the Memoirs of Harriette Wilson: Including Portraits, and Scenes, Sketched and Coloured from the Life,.
London: Published by J.J. Stockdale, 24, Opera Colonnade, 1825.
5 scarce & finely coloured aquatints, only joined, in wrappers. Each sheet: 200 x 160mm (8 x 6¼''). Creasing. Wrappers creased and foxed. Trimmed to platemark
Five scenes illustrating events from Regency courtesan Harriette Wilson's scandelous memoirs which provided details of her liaisons with prominent members of society including the Duke of Wellington. On being informed of her intention to publish Wellington is noted to have said 'publish, and be damned'. Titles of the scenes included: 'Harriette Wilson at Salt Hill', 'Harriette Wilson with Lord Ponsonby's fare-well Letter.', 'Mrs. Nesbitt & Harriette Wilson', 'The Dukes of Argyll & Wellington' and 'The Hon. Fred. Lamb & Harriette Wilson'.
[Ref: 51129]   £350.00   view all images for this item
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[The Woodmen] Les Boucherons.
[The Woodmen] Les Boucherons. Gravé d'aprés le Tableau Original de P.pe Wouvermens qui a 18 pouces de large sur douze poces de haut qui est au Cabinet et Monsieur D'Argenville Maitre des Comptes des Societés R.les de Londres et de Montpellier. Avec Privilege du Roy 1754.
P.pe Wouverments Pinx. J. Moyreau Sculp.
A Paris chés Moyreau Graveur du Roy rue des Mathurins la 4e porte Cochere à gauche en entrant par le rue de la Harpe.
Engraving. Sheet 375 x 480mm (14½ x 18¾"). Trimmed to the plate.
A winter scene, with woodmen collecting firewood. In the foreground a dog defecates.
[Ref: 51470]   £260.00  
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