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Berkley's Black Eyed Maid.
Berkley's Black Eyed Maid. All useful arts, a bore, your Dandies vote / And row Six Poodles, in a six oar'd boat
H.H. [Henry Heath, in image]
Published Septr 20th 1827 by S.W. Fores 41 Piccadilly London
Etching with hand-colouring, sheet 230 x 390mm (9 x 15¼"). Trimmed inside platemark; very rare; 1827 Whatman watermark. Some discolouration.
Rare rowing scene on the banks of the Thames. Two women are being rowed by a six, steered by a liveried waterman in Doggett’s uniform.
[Ref: 46932]   £270.00  
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A Round of the Links.
A Round of the Links. Views of the Golf Greens of Scotland Etched by George Aikman, A.R.S.A. From Water Colour Drawings of John Smart, R.S.A. To Lovers of The Royal and Ancient Game this Series of Views of Twenty of the Older Greens is dedicated by a Brother Golfer.
[Edinburgh, privately published] 1893.
Limited edition, signed by the artist, no 70 (of 100?). Oblong folio, publisher's cloth, lettered and illustration of a golfer placing his ball in gilt on front board; title, dedication and 20 etched plates with remarques, each with a title leaf. Front hinge split.
A book of views of Scottish golf courses drawn by John Smart (1838-1899) and etched by George Aikman (1830-1905), one of the most sought-after golfing books of the period. The courses are: Dunbar, North Berwick, Gullane, Luffness, Musselburgh, Leith, Leven, Elie, St. Andrews, Carnoustie, Montrose, Aberdeen, Perth, Stirling, Bruntsfield, Lanark, Glasgow, Machrihanish, Prestwick and Troon.
[Ref: 47212]   £6,500.00   view all images for this item
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