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Hawthorn Testimonial. A Consequence of an earnest wish on the part of Henry John Hawthorn's Friends and Patients, in & around Ecclesfield, to express their grateful sense of his medical skill and kindness extending over a period of thirty-one years
Hawthorn Testimonial. A Consequence of an earnest wish on the part of Henry John Hawthorn's Friends and Patients, in & around Ecclesfield, to express their grateful sense of his medical skill and kindness extending over a period of thirty-one years A Committee was formed to receive subscriptions, and, as the result of a thousand Contributions, they now beg him to accept this Address, together with a Silver Tea & Coffee Service, in token of their appreciation of his professional ability, and private worth. [Facsimile signatures:] Alfred Catty. Vicar. William Allott, Robert Butterworfh...David Parker. Thomas Lewis. Matthias Hollin. Moses Gregory.
16th November 1891.
Unique original manuscript, with gold and silver leaf. 480 x 305mm. 19 x 12".
An original certificate funded by patients and friends of Dr Henry John Hawthorn, F.R.C.S. who died in 1903 after devoting forty-four years of his life to the relief of sickness and suffering in the parish of Ecclesfield, Pawson Brailsford, High Street, Sheffield.
[Ref: 18481]   £260.00  
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R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts, 96 Strand.
R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts, 96 Strand. No.54 of R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts &c.
Pub. June 1 1827 [101 Strand, London].
Hand coloured aquatint, sheet 250 x 150mm. 9¾ x 6". Small tear to right margin. Slight stain in title.
Rudolph Ackermann's (1764 - 1834) Repository of Arts to Her Majesty at no. 96 on the south side of the Strand, on the eastern corner of Beaufort Buildings; figures passing on the street pause to look at the pictures decorating the windows. Numbered 'Plate 31, Vol.IX' upper right, from his own 'Repository of Arts' periodical, published from 1809-1829. The formal title of the publication was "Respository of Arts, Literature, Commerce, Manufactures, Fashions, and Politics", and it discussed and illustrated day to day life, and influenced English taste in fashion, architecture and literature.
Ex Collection Norman Blackburn.
[Ref: 18541]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Der Alabasterer.
Der Alabasterer.
[Nuremberg: Johann Christoph Weigel. 1699.]
Engraving. Plate: 85 x 135mm (3¼ x 5¼").
A scene in a alabaster sculptor's workshop, one figure turns some alabaster at a machine, in the background a figure carves a large block of alabaster with a huge saw. An illustration from 'Etwas für Alle...' by Abraham à Santa Clara (1644-1709).
[Ref: 38915]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Le Marchande d'Eau-de-Vie. [Brandy seller.]
Le Marchande d'Eau-de-Vie. [Brandy seller.]
[Anon.]
[Paris, n.d., c.1775.]
Etching printed in red, laid paper, very scarce,175 x 120mm. 7 x 4¾".
Four lines of verse below title; numbered '58' upper right. After Edme Bouchardon (1698-1762) famous series "Etudes dans le bas peuple prises ou les cris de Paris". Bouchardon executed drawings of Paris street merchants, Cris de Paris, that were widely distributed as engravings; some figures were reproduced in porcelain by the Meissen porcelain manufactory.
[Ref: 22951]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Marchande d'Eau de vie.
Marchande d'Eau de vie. Qui veut boire la goulte? No 83.
Carle Vernet. S. lith de Delpech.
[Paris, n.d., c.1820.]
Coloured lithograph with very large margins. Printed area 300 x 140mm (11¾ x 5½").
A woman selling brandy, calling 'Who will drink a drop?'. One of a series, 'Cris de Paris', depicting Parisian street vendors, lithographed by François Séraphin Delpech (1778-1825) after Antoine Charles Horace (Carle) Vernet (1758-1836).
[Ref: 33222]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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23. [Alderman.]
23. [Alderman.]
[Drawn & engraved by William Henry Pyne.]
Published by William Miller, Albemarle Street Jan.y 1. 1805.
Hand coloured etching with aquatint. Sheet 340 x 250mm (13¼ x 10").
An alderman in red robe and wig, standing on a building side south of the Thames, with St Paul's Cathedral clearly visible. The print was published in 'The Costume of Great Britain', a work notable for portraying British life on the eve of the Industrial Revolution.
Abbey Life 430.
[Ref: 28721]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Buy a new Almanack Almanachs Nouveaux Lunary dell Anno Nuovo.
Buy a new Almanack Almanachs Nouveaux Lunary dell Anno Nuovo. 38.
MLauron delin:
P Tempest exc: Cum privilegio [n.d. c.1740.]
Hand-coloured etching and engraving; paper 18th century watermarked. Plate 248 x 164mm. 9¾ x 6½".
An almanac seller walking to right with basket of books around her neck. From "The Cryes of the City of London Drawne after the Life".
[Ref: 28180]   £220.00  
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[Alum Works]
[Alum Works]
Geo. Walker Del. Engraved by R. Havell
Publish'd by Robinson & Son, Leeds, March 1, 1814.
Aquatint printed in colour with accompanying text sheet, each 260 x 370mm (10¼ x 14½").
Trades print, from George Walker's 'The Costume of Yorkshire', with explanatory text sheet which reads: 'There are various alum works on the coast of Yorkshire, to the north of Scarborough, and particularly in the neighbourhood of Whitby, which carry on a very extensive trade. It is impossible, within the compass of a print or drawing, to give an adequate idea of the sublimity of the alum rocks and neighbouring scenery; the annexed Plate therefore can only be given as a very faint and humble miniature.'
[Ref: 43699]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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[Plate XXXII Alum Works.]
[Plate XXXII Alum Works.]
Geo. Walker Del. Engraved by R. Havell.
Publish'd by Robinson & Son, Leeds, March 1, 1814.
Hand-coloured aquatint, with letterpress, J. Whatman watermark 1811. Plate: 280 x 375mm (11 x 14¾").
A view of an alum works on the Yorkshire coast, north of Scarborough. From 'The Costume of Yorkshire' by George Walker.
[Ref: 47008]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Ambulant Scrivener]
[Ambulant Scrivener] Il Segretario Ambulante
Letty 1825 [after Maria de Vito]
Very fine watercolour, 190 x 145mm (7½ x 5¾"). Glued to backing sheet.
Fine copy of an Italian lithograph, one of five in a set depicting Italian professions and costumes.
For an impression of the source lithograph see V&A Museum, museum number E.1160-1963
[Ref: 41094]   £260.00  
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The Apothecary.
The Apothecary.
[n.d., c.1820.]
Engraving. Sheet: 150 x 90mm (6 x 3½''). Foxing.
An apothecary using a mortar and pestle in his shop.
[Ref: 50492]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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An Apple Mill.
An Apple Mill.
J. Mynde sc.
[n.d., c.1750.]
Engraving. Sheet: 210 x 160mm (8¼ x 6¼"). Offsetting. Trimmed.
A diagram of an apple mill.
[Ref: 44598]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Argent de mes petits Oiseaux.
Argent de mes petits Oiseaux. Il est si fot de son oiseau Qu'il vient de tirer de sa cage Que pour apprendre son ramage Il le siffle en godelureau.
Chez HBonnart vis a vis les Mathurins au Coq avec pril. [n.d. c.1740.]
Etching and engraving with very large margins. Plate 271 x 190mm (10¾ x 7½"). Mint; glued to backing sheet at corners.
A man selling birds in the street from a cage hung around his waist. From a set of Street Cries.
From the Oettingen-Wallerstein Collection.
[Ref: 28417]   £170.00   (£204.00 incl.VAT)
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The Art of Limning.
The Art of Limning.
Engrav'd for the Universal Magazine for J.Hinton at the King's Arms in St Paul's Church-Yard, London 1748.
Engraving. 195 x 230mm. Binding folds flattened.
The art of painting or drawing, derived from the Middle English word 'limnen', to illuminate (a manuscript).
[Ref: 6979]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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The Art of Stocking-Frame-Work-Knitting.
The Art of Stocking-Frame-Work-Knitting.
Engrav'd for the Universal Magazine 1750, for J. Hinton at the Kings Arms in St. Paul's Church Yard London.
Engraving. Plate 195 x 235mm. 7¾ x 9¼". Vertical crease to left-hand side.
Three textile workers spinning yarn, winding bobbins and using a stocking frame to knit woollen stockings.
In the Science and Society Picture Library.
[Ref: 22247]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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The Sale Room of Mr. Tho.s Price,
The Sale Room of Mr. Tho.s Price, Auctioneer, Appraiser & Estate Agent, in the Assembly Rooms, Cheltenham.
Printed & Published by S.Y. Griffith & Co, Cheltenham.
Steel engraving. 150 x 230mm (6 x 9"), with very large margins.
Am auctioneer's room during viewing, with the tables stacked high with illustrated books, published in Griffith's 'New Historical Description of Cheltenham'.
[Ref: 40507]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Baker.
Baker.
[n.d., c.1850.]
Coloured wood engraving. Sheet 135 x 225mm, 5½ x 9". Trimmed, laid on album paper.
An educational image showing a baker putting a pie into an oven.
[Ref: 16431]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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No. 47. [Baker.]
No. 47. [Baker.]
[Drawn & engraved by William Henry Pyne.]
Published by William Miller, Albemarle Street Jan.y 1. 1805.
Hand coloured etching with aquatint. Sheet 340 x 250mm (13¼ x 10").
A man with a white apron carrying two large baskets of bread down a path. The print was published in 'The Costume of Great Britain', a work notable for portraying British life on the eve of the Industrial Revolution.
Abbey Life 430.
[Ref: 28715]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Baker
Baker
[n.d., c.1800.]
Engraving. Sheet: 150 x 90mm (6 x 3½''). Foxing.
A baker kneading dough in his bakery.
[Ref: 50493]   £45.00   (£54.00 incl.VAT)
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Marchand de Gateaux. Bruxelles.
Marchand de Gateaux. Bruxelles.
J.J. Eeckhout fc. Déposé. Lith: de Burggraaff.
[n.d. c.1820.]
Hand coloured lithograph. 241 x 190mm. 9½ x 7½". Trimmed and laid on album sheet.
Scene in Brussels, a cake seller: a young man holding a basket in one hand, strapped across his chest. In the other hand he holds a slice of cake.
[Ref: 16225]   £45.00   (£54.00 incl.VAT)
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Le Patissier a la Mode.
Le Patissier a la Mode.
C. Malapeauy. Im.de Lemercier et C.ie.
Bourdet Jeune, éditeur. à Paris chez Dupin, Galerie Colbert. [n.d. c.1850.]
Lithograph. 279 x 356mm. 11 x 14". Spotting.
Inside a pâtisserie in Paris; a woman sat behind a counter with pastries and sweets on, speaking to a female customer who is paying for her goods, a gentleman admires the display, and a family of three standing looking at the cakes on the shelves to the right. A table in the near left foreground holds various bottles of liqueur.
[Ref: 22873]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Band Boxes.
Band Boxes. Tabarts Juveline Library.
[London: Richard Phillips, 1805.]
Coloured engraving with very large margins. 140 x 105mm (5½ x 4¼"), with text sheet. Repaired tear in wide margin.
A man selling decorative boxes, published in 'Modern London; being the History and Present State of the British Metropolis'. Behind him is the Bibliotheque d'Education or Tabart's Juveline Library, which was on New Bond Street, on the corner of Grafton Street.
[Ref: 33999]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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Barber.
Barber.
[n.d., c.1850.]
Coloured wood engraving. Sheet 135 x 225mm, 5½ x 9". Trimmed, laid on album paper.
An educational image showing a barber shaving a client with a straight-edge razor.
[Ref: 16437]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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[The Barber]
[The Barber]
G.B. O'Neill 30 [c.1880]
Etching on india, platemark 80 x 85 (3¼ x 3¼"), with large margins.
Etching by George Bernard O'Neill (1828-1917),
[Ref: 47660]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Pop In & Popt Out.
Pop In & Popt Out. A noted Wag on frolic bent / Once on a time did stop / Where blocks & wigs in window plac'd / Bedeck'd a Barber's Shop [...]
London, Printed for Bowles & Carver, 69, St. Paul's Church Yard 2 Jan. 1806.
Etching with hand-colouring, platemark 190 x 220mm (7½ x 8½"). Small margins.
Comic song set at a barber's shop.
[Ref: 41574]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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No. 35. [Barges.]
No. 35. [Barges.]
[Drawn & engraved by William Henry Pyne.]
Published by William Miller, Albemarle Street Jan.y 1. 1805. [but c.1820.]
Hand coloured etching with aquatint. Sheet 260 x 365mm, 10½ x 14¼".
A view of workers on barges, published in 'The Costume of Great Britain', a work notable for portraying British life on the eve of the Industrial Revolution.
Abbey Life 430, 35.
[Ref: 27026]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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[The Barnwinder.]
[The Barnwinder.]
[Nuremberg: Johann Christoph Weigel. 1699.]
Engraving. Plate: 85 x 135mm (3¼ x 5¼").
A scene showing several figures. An illustration from 'Etwas für Alle...' by Abraham à Santa Clara (1644-1709).
[Ref: 39080]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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Lorberblatertramer.  Vendeur de feuilles de laurier.  [Bay leaf seller.]
Lorberblatertramer. Vendeur de feuilles de laurier. [Bay leaf seller.]
Gezeichnet v. C. Brand Prof. Gestochen v. Frid. Brand.
[n.d., 1810.]
Etching, sheet 335 x 245mm. 13¼ x 9¾". Trimmed within plate.
Plate to a set of 'Cries of Vienna', after Christian Hilfgott Brand (1694 - 1756), who seems to have been a drawing master at the Vienna Academy. Engraved by Friedrich August Brand (1735 - 1806), son of Christian, brother of Johann Christian Brand, and by 1783 himself a professor at the Vienna Academy.
[Ref: 11582]   £170.00   (£204.00 incl.VAT)
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A Bed Matt or a Door Matt Achetez des Nates Chi vuol Storioli da letto.
A Bed Matt or a Door Matt Achetez des Nates Chi vuol Storioli da letto. 6.
MLauron delin:
P Tempest ex Cum privilegio [n.d. c.1740.]
Hand-coloured etching and engraving; paper 18th century watermarked. Plate 246 x 165mm. 9¾ x 6½". Small hole and creasing.
A street seller walking to right with sticks over his shoulders, from which mats hang. From "The Cryes of the City of London Drawne after the Life".
[Ref: 28181]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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"A Thing of Shreds and Patches." Hamlet.
Printed by C. Hullamndel. [Etched in plate:] E. Hull March 1825.
[Rowe & Waller, March 1825.]
Coloured lithograph, printed on J. Whatman watermarked paper 1825. Design for a Scrap Book frontis; 183 x 140mm (7¼ x 5½"). Trimmed.
A beggar dressed in ragged clothes walks on crutches begging for scraps; wearing a bag that reads "Scraps thankfully received".
In the Wellcome Library.
[Ref: 31247]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Le Fidèle Caissier. 12.
Le Fidèle Caissier. 12. Musee de Moeurs en Actions.
Peint par Mes. Regnier Bettannier et Morlon lith.
Imp. Lemercier r.de Seine 57 Paris. Paris Eugene Jouy boulev.t de Sebastopol 46. New York Emile Seitz 413 Broadway. [n.d. c.1850.]
Rare lithograph. 629 x 460mm (24¾ x 18¼").
The Faithful Cashier: a dog seated holding a bowl in his mouth to collect the pennies of passers-by. Blind beggar and his dog.
[Ref: 22763]   £360.00  
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[The Bell Foundry.]
[The Bell Foundry.]
[Nuremberg: Johann Christoph Weigel. 1699.]
Engraving. Plate: 85 x 135mm (3¼ x 5¼"). Very large margins. Foxing.
A scene in a bell maker's foundry, three figures are hard a work the tools of their trade arehung up on the wall behind them and on the bench lie bells of various shapes and sizes. An illustration from 'Etwas für Alle...' by Abraham à Santa Clara (1644-1709).
[Ref: 38912]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Portraits of the Bellmen in the Wonderful Magazine, Part II
Portraits of the Bellmen in the Wonderful Magazine, Part II [with a collection of Bellmen's verses published in the Wonderful Magazine]
[c.1793]
Woodcut with 44pp text; engraving approx 370 x 270mm (14½ x 10½"); text sheets 210 x 130mm (8¼ x 5"). Engraving folded and attached to smaller sheet, as issued, with tears etc. Rare
From the 'Wonderful Magazine', an entertaining but short-lived periodical founded in 1793 by the hack writer and bookseller Henry Lemoine (1756-1812). 'Bellman's verses' were a regular feature in the magazine, and are here accompanied by likenesses of various criers ('A Dull Dutchman'; 'The Giant of the Bank'; 'Death's Harbinger', etc).
[Ref: 39662]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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A Blacksmith's Shop.
A Blacksmith's Shop.
Engraved by Miss Hawksworth from a Picture by G. Jones Esq.r.
Published Feb.y 1.st 1813 by J. Hawksworth. 9 Barnsbury Street, Islington.
Rare engraving. Sheet size: 370 x 415mm (14½ x 16¼"). Small mark below title on left.
An interior view of a workshop with a blacksmith leaning at the right beside the forge, watching a child taking a rod of metal from the bath before him. Various tools and instruments hang on the wall behind.
[Ref: 38434]   £320.00  
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Mr. Blades' Upper Show Room.
Mr. Blades' Upper Show Room.
J. Gendall delt.
No.4 of Ackermann's Repository of Arts &c. Pub. April 1 1813 [101 Strand, London].
Hand coloured etching with aquatint, image 115 x 195mm. 4½ x 7¾". Trimmed within plate.
View inside the premises of an upmarket retailer of lamps, light fittings and chandeliers; after John Gendall (1790 - 1865). From Rudolph Ackermann's 'Repository of Arts' periodical, published from 1809-1829. The formal title of the publication was "Repository of Arts, Literature, Commerce, Manufactures, Fashions, and Politics", and it discussed and illustrated day to day life, and influenced English taste in fashion, architecture and literature.
[Ref: 18962]   £110.00   (£132.00 incl.VAT)
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Plate IX. To the Right Hon.ble Lord Bangor, This Plate Representing a Complete Perspective View of all the Machinery of a Bleach Mill, upon the Newest and most approved Constructions. Consisting of the Wash Mill, Rubbing Boards moved by a Crank, and
Plate IX. To the Right Hon.ble Lord Bangor, This Plate Representing a Complete Perspective View of all the Machinery of a Bleach Mill, upon the Newest and most approved Constructions. Consisting of the Wash Mill, Rubbing Boards moved by a Crank, and Beetling Engine for Glazing the Cloth, with a View of the Boiling House. Is most respectfully Inscribed by his Lordships obedient humble Servant. Wm. Hincks.
Wm. Hincks delin. et sculp.
London, Publish'd as the Act directs by R. Pollard, Spafields June 20. 1791.
Fine stipple. Plate 353 x 424mm. 13¾ x 16¾". Large margins.
An interior view of a mill where three men and a woman are engaged in washing, rubbing, glazing and boiling fabric. From William Hincks illustrations depicting the Irish Linen Industry.
[Ref: 19682]   £400.00  
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The Book of Trades; or, Circle of the Useful Arts.
The Book of Trades; or, Circle of the Useful Arts.
Glasgow: Printed for Richard Griffin and Co., Thomas Tegg & Son, London; Tegg, Wise, & Tegg, Dublin; and J. & S.A. Tegg, Sydney, Australia. MDCCCXXXV [1835].
8vo (140 x 115mm. 5½ x 4½".), with original marbled board coveres and calf spine. Spine detached.
First edition with engraved frontispiece, additional engraved title page, 19 plates (including the frontispiece), and numerous woodcut illustrations. The aim of this book is to illustrate at length one or two of each class of trade and manufacture and thus explain the principles applicable to all. The author presents an account of 'those arts by which the various wants of civilised society are supplied, and of those manufactures upon which commerce depends, in such a form, as, while it instructs, will also attract the youthful mind'. The book is organised into the following chapters: arts relative to the supply of food; arts relative to providing shelter; arts relative to clothing; arts relative to traveling; arts relative to the mineral kingdom; the liberal arts.
[Ref: 22109]   £350.00  
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The Bookseller.
The Bookseller.
[n.d., c.1805.]
Wood engraving, with 3 sheets of letterpress. Sheet: 150 x 90mm (6 x 3½'').
A scene in a book seller's shop, showing customers at the counter.
[Ref: 51150]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Doctor Syntax & Bookseller.
Doctor Syntax & Bookseller.
Drawn by Rowlandson.
[n.d., c.1820].
Hand coloured etching with aquatint. Sheet: 150 x 249mm. (6 x 9¾").
The fictional 19th century clergyman 'Dr. Syntax’ at his desk in his study talking to a portly bookseller; scrolling map hanging on wall behind. From 'The Tour of Doctor Syntax, in search of the picturesque' by William Combe. The various tours following the escapades of Dr. Syntax were a satire on William Gilpin’s series of picturesque journeys to different parts of England. By Thomas Rowlandson (1757 - 1827).
Abbey Life 269, 26.
[Ref: 30293]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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North West Aspect of Lackington, Allen & Co.s Tempel of the Muses, Finsbury Square._The Finest Shop in the World; being 140 feet in Front.
North West Aspect of Lackington, Allen & Co.s Tempel of the Muses, Finsbury Square._The Finest Shop in the World; being 140 feet in Front.
[n.d., c.1810.]
Etching, 18th century watermark. Sheet: 205 x 245mm (8 x 9¾''), with very large margins. Creases as normal
James Lackington (1746 - 1815) rose from selling meat pies at ten and taking an apprenticeship to a shoemaker at 14. In 1773 he went to London to make his fortune and set up as a very humble bookseller and shoemaker. By 1775 he had established his cheap circulating library, helped by his second wife, Dorcas Turton, following their marriage in 1776. In 1789, he moved to The Temple of the Muses in Finsbury Square, purpose built by George Dance, taking Robert Allen into partnership in 1793.
[Ref: 50274]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Elderly woman blacking a shoe.]
[Elderly woman blacking a shoe.]
T. Orde invt. et fec.t 1768,
Etching, platemark 130 x 85mm (5 x 3¼"), with large margins.
Etching by Thomas Orde-Powlett (1746-1807), politician also known for his etched caricatures (mostly of Cambridge celebrities) which were published by his drawing-master, the well-known printmaker James Bretherton. An impression in the British Museum is inscribed verso 'Shoeblack of Trin[ity] Coll[ege] Camb[ridge]'.
[Ref: 41704]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Marchand de Cartons.
Marchand de Cartons. cartons a champignon, cartons tout neufs, cartons utiles et commodée. a dix, a douze, a quinze, et a vingt cinq. No 41.
Carle Vernet. S. lith de Delpech.
[Paris, n.d., c.1820.]
Coloured lithograph with very large margins. Printed area 300 x 140mm (11¾ x 5½").
A box seller, carrying his wares on a frame balanced on his shoulder. One of a series, 'Cris de Paris', depicting Parisian street vendors, lithographed by François Séraphin Delpech (1778-1825) after Antoine Charles Horace (Carle) Vernet (1758-1836).
[Ref: 33223]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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[Two Brewers.] No. 12.
[Two Brewers.] No. 12.
[W.H. Pyne.]
Published by William Miller, Albermarle Street, Jan.y 1. 1805.
Hand-coloured etching, watermark J. Whatman. Sheet: 255 x 350mm (10 x 13¾").
A portrait of two brewers carrying a large barrell. A plate from 'Costume of Great Britain'.
[Ref: 44604]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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[Brewery.] Plate VII. Engraved for the Supplement. Facing Brew-House.
[Brewery.] Plate VII. Engraved for the Supplement. Facing Brew-House.
Printed for J. Hinton in Newgate Street. [n.d., c.1750.]
Engraving. Plate: 350 x 220mm (13¾ x 8¾"). Foxing.
A view inside a brewery showing men stirring the contents of a large barrell with large poles.
[Ref: 44594]   £85.00   (£102.00 incl.VAT)
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[Brewery scene]
[Brewery scene]
W. Burke Sculp. 1797
Etching, scarce; sheet 130 x 175mm (5 x 7"). Trimmed around image and text.
[Ref: 47681]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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A View from the East-End of the Brewery Chiswell Street.
A View from the East-End of the Brewery Chiswell Street.
Painted by G.Garrard, painter of Horses to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. Engraved by W.Ward.
London. Published Jan.y 1, 1792 by G.Garrard, No. 43 Little Brittain, & W.Ward Warren Place, Kentish Town.
Fine mezzotint. Platemark: 460 x 560mm (18 x 22"). Slight mountburn. Vertical crease through centre, repaired tear along left platemark. Glued to backing sheet.
A fine view of the famous Whitbread Brewery, with a carthorse is being backed into a dray. The site, at 52 Chiswell Street, was the first purpose-built mass-production brewery in Britain. After two centuries brewing on the site ceased in 1976, after which the building became a conference and events venue, named 'The Brewery'.
Frankau 305.
[Ref: 32478]   £750.00  
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A Brewhouse.
A Brewhouse.
Design'd & Engrav'd for the Universal Magazine Jan.ry 1747/8 & for J.Hinton at the King's Arms in St Paul's Church-Yard, London.
Engraving. 200 x 250mm. Binding folds flattened.
[Ref: 6988]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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Bricklayer.
Bricklayer.
[n.d., c.1850.]
Coloured wood engraving. Sheet 135 x 215mm, 5½ x 8½". Trimmed, laid on album paper.
An educational image of a pair of bricklayers, one with a hod.
[Ref: 16429]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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British Fire Engines.
British Fire Engines. First Alarm. A struggle for the Start. [/] Near Approach. Take care, take care, we ar very near it now. [/] The Fire. See that no Lives are lost. [/] The Ruins. The Fire is out & now for Home.
H. Alken Del.t. B. Hughes. Sculp.t.
Lewis & Co. 79, Leadenhall St. London. [n.d., c.1860].
Very rare aquatint. Overall sheet size: 300 x 370mm (11¾ x 14½"). False margin at bottom edge. Creases. Repaired tear to top edge.
Four scenes on one sheet illustrating the stages of a fire; from the first alarm, in the top left, with a horse drawn fire engine from the 'Sun Fire Office 1820' racing along a street watched by onlookers; to the approach to the fire in the top right, where a fire engine inscribed 'Atlas Office' halts as it reaches the scene; then in the bottom left is the fire itself, as two fire engines, one named 'Westminster', pump water into a burning building, smoke billowing from the windows, with the sign above the door to the right reading, 'Fire Proof Linnen'; finally in the bottom right is a view of the ruins of the building, with the firefighters packing up two engines inscribed 'London', and 'County Fire Office 1800'. A very rare print after English painter and engraver Henry Alken (1785 - 1851), chiefly known as a caricaturist and illustrator of sporting subjects and coaching scenes.
[Ref: 33565]   £650.00  
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Marchande de balais de Cuir, des balais des houissoirs, des plumeaux.
Marchande de balais de Cuir, des balais des houissoirs, des plumeaux. No. 71.
Carle Vernet. S. lith de Delpech.
[Paris, n.d., c.1820.]
Coloured lithograph. Printed area 300 x 140mm (11¾ x 5½").
A woman selling brushes and dusters, which are arranged like a peacock's fan from her backback. One of a series, 'Cris de Paris', depicting Parisian street vendors, lithographed by François Séraphin Delpech (1778-1825) after Antoine Charles Horace (Carle) Vernet (1758-1836).
[Ref: 33219]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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