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Coquet Viaduct. York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway.
Coquet Viaduct. York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway. T.E. Harrison Esq.re Engineer. Erected by Mr James Sanderson. Span of Arches 50 feet. Height from Water to the Level of Railway 100 Feet.
Drawn by I.E. Watson.
[n.d., c.1850.]
Rare tinted lithograph. Sheet 405 x 485mm (15¾ x 19"). Repairs to tears and cracks.
A railway viaduct over the river Coquet in Northumberland. The York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway was formed in 1847 from an amalgamation of existing companies and lasted until 1854, when it became part of the North Eastern Railway.
[Ref: 54280]   £380.00  
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Crinan Canal in Scotland.
Crinan Canal in Scotland. It is long since the Dangers and Difficulties attending the Navigation round the Peninsula or Mull of Cantire, in Argyllshire, suggested the importance of a Canal by which these Perils might be avoided; and in 1792, a subscription was opened for that purpose. Thhis Canal is now finished...
J. Barfield, Printer, No. 91, Wardour-Street, Soho [n.d., c.1801].
A rare letterpress broadside, 18th century watermark. Sheet 410 x 255mm (16 x 10") Old ink mss. on reverse.
A decription of the Crinan Canal, designed to link the Clyde and the Inner Hebrides bypassing the Kintyre peninsula and opened 1801, including the tolls.
[Ref: 54177]   £360.00  
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[Forth & Clyde Navigation] By Virtue of several Acts of Parliament, passed in the Reign of His present Majesty,
[Forth & Clyde Navigation] By Virtue of several Acts of Parliament, passed in the Reign of His present Majesty, the Company of Proprietors of the Forth and Clyde Navigation, have made and established the following Rules, Regulations and Bye-Laws, to be observed and obeyed by all Persons, resorting to the Harbours, Basons, Wharfs, and Landing Places of the Canal from and after the 1st Day of July 1794, and to continue in Force till altered by the Said Company. [...] Thomas Dundas Governor. John Seton, Secretary.
[c.1794.]
Letterpress, scarce. Sheet 550 x 370mm (21¾ x 14½"). Folded, wear to edges, damp stains, old ink mss addenda.
A list of 12 regulations for using the Forth and Clyde Canal, a 35-mile canal from the River Carron at Grangemouth to the Clyde at Bowling, opened in 1790. The addenda to the text raises the harbour duty; on the back is a calculation of cost of a vessel's use of the canal. Port Dundas, the terminus of the canal in the centre of Glasgow, was named after a major backer of the canal, Sir Lawrence Dundas (1710-81); his son, Thomas Dundas (1741-20, 1st Baron Dundas), was the governor of the company mentioned on this broadside.
[Ref: 54173]   £390.00  
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[Forth & Clyde Navigation] By Virtue of several Acts of Parliament, passed in the Reign of his present Majesty,
[Forth & Clyde Navigation] By Virtue of several Acts of Parliament, passed in the Reign of his present Majesty, the Company of Proprietors of the Forth and Clyde Navigation have made and established the following Rules, Regulations and Bye-Laws, to be obeyed and observed by all Masters of Vessels and other persons, resorting to and using the said Navigation. [... ] Dundas Governor. John Seton, Secretary.
[c.1799.]
Letterpress, scarce. Sheet 455 x 370mm (18 x 14½"). Folded, wear to edges, top margin narrow, as issued, damp stain in inprinted area.
A list of 22 regulations for using the Forth and Clyde Canal, a 35-mile canal from the River Carron at Grangemouth to the Clyde at Bowling, opened in 1790. Port Dundas, the terminus of the canal in the centre of Glasgow, was named a major backer of the canal, Sir Lawrence Dundas (1710-81); his son, Thomas Dundas (1741-20, 1st Baron Dundas), was the governor of the company mentioned on this broadside.
[Ref: 54172]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[Forth & Clyde Navigation] By Virtue of several Acts of Parliament, passed in the Reign of His present Majesty,
[Forth & Clyde Navigation] By Virtue of several Acts of Parliament, passed in the Reign of His present Majesty, The Governor and Council of the Company of Proprietors of the Forth and Clyde Navigation have ordered the following Rates and Duties on all Vessels, Goods, Commodities, navigated or conveyed on the said Navigation and Collateral Cut to the West End of the Monkland Canal, and lying in the Harbours and Basins, and on the Quays, Wharfs, and Landing Places belonging thereto, to be levied agreeably to the Rules and Regulations herein-after mentioned; and to commence from the 31st Day of March 1818, and continue in force till altered by the said Governor and Council.
[c.1818.]
4pp. letterpress, scarce. 445 x 270mm (17½ x 10¾"). With three a.l.s. from the company secretary, David Caldwell to Graham Hamond. Creasing.
A list of tolls and dues for the Forth & Clyde canal, including fines for not returning ice-fenders. The letters are addressed to Sir Graham Hamond (1779-1862) (mis-spelt Hammond), a Royal Naval officer who appears in Mather Brown's painting of the Battle of the Glorious First of June (1794), at which he served as a young midshipman. He continued to serve throughout the Napoleonic wars, including the Battle of Copenhagen and the siege of French-held Malta. These letters, giving details taking his yacht through the Forth & Clyde Navigation, are dated 1818, three years before he was made a Deputy Lieutenant of the Isle of Wight. The address is Norton Lodge (now Norton Grange), where Hamond died in 1862, less than a month after being promoted full admiral.
[Ref: 54178]   £350.00   (£420.00 incl.VAT) view all images for this item
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Representation of the Great Banquet given by the Workmen of the Atlas Works
Representation of the Great Banquet given by the Workmen of the Atlas Works to Henry Sharp, Esq.re in honor of attaining his Majority, when 1,000 men sat down to a warm and sumptuous Dinner, in the Free Trade Hall, Manchester, September 10th 1847.
on Stone by W. Physick. Printed by J. Gow, 65 Water Street.
[Manchester, c.1847.]
Rare lithograph. Sheet 285 x 390mm (11¼ x 15¼"). Repaired tear just entering printed area at top, creasing bottom right.
A view of the second of three Free Trade Halls built on St Peter's Fields (site of the Peterloo massacre which took place in August 1819). The Atlas Works, opened in 1828, was the factory of Sharp Brothers and Company. In 1833, in an earlier incarnation (as Sharp, Roberts & Co.) they had built a locomotive, 'Experiment', for the Liverpool and Manchester Railway. They built over 600 locomotives nicknamed 'Sharpies', between 1837-1857. Among the railways supplied were the Grand Junction Railway, London and North Western Railway and the Great Indian Peninsula Railway.
[Ref: 54194]   £280.00  
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