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[William John Burchell.]
[William John Burchell.]
T.H. Maguire 1854.
Tinted lithograph, proof before letters. Printed area 295 x 245mm (11½ x 9¾"), with very large margins. Foxing.
Half length portrait of William John Burchell (1781-1863), botanist and nauralist, who lived on St Helena and in South Africa 1805-15, returning with 48 crates of specimens, including plants, skins, skeletons, insects, seeds, bulbs and fish. He wrote 'Travels in the Interior of Southern Africa' (1824-4). His travels in Brazil from 1825 to 1830 resulted in another large collection, including more than 20,000 insects. When he killed himself in 1863 his plant specimens, drawings and manuscripts, both South African and Brazilian, were presented to Kew Gardens and the insects to Oxford University Museum.
[Ref: 59769]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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John Curtis [facsimile signature].
John Curtis [facsimile signature].
T. H. Maguire. 1850. M. & N. Hanhart.
[Published by George Ransome, Ipswich, n.d. c.1850.]
Lithograph on chine collé. Printed area 350 x 245mm (13¾ x 9¾"). Some spotting on backing sheet.
John Curtis (1791-1862), entomologist, author of 'British Entomology: Being Illustrations and Descriptions of the Genera of Insects Found in Great Britain and Ireland'. This print published for Ipswich Museum Portraits.
W: 737.
[Ref: 59703]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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S.r Edward Hulse Bar.t M.D. Æt. 75. Physician to his Majesty George II.d.
S.r Edward Hulse Bar.t M.D. Æt. 75. Physician to his Majesty George II.d.
F. Cotes pinx.t 1757. J. Watson fecit.
[c.1757.]
Fine & rare mezzotint, 18th century watermark. 330 x 225mm (13 x 8¾"), large margins.
Half length portrait in oval of Dr Sir Edward Hulse (1682-1759). Physician to Queen Anne and George I.
CS 78, state ii. Goodwin 3, ii.
[Ref: 59644]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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[Crisóstomo Martínez] Chrisostomus Martines Valentianus.
[Crisóstomo Martínez] Chrisostomus Martines Valentianus. Anagramma. Istic Inter Summos in Arte Sua Volans.
[n.d., c.1700.]
Scarce engraving. Sheet 255 x 195mm (10 x 7¾"). Trimmed into plate, laid on card with gold surrounds.
Crisóstomo Martínez y Sorli (16381694), a painter and engraver who began an anatomical atlas which, despite being unfinished after 18 plates, is an important milestone in anatomical illustration.
Not in Wellcome.
[Ref: 59912]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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