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Archive 4

 
The Cockpit, Battle of the Nile
 
Superb hand coloured aquatint 'The Cockpit, Battle of the Nile' by William Heath and engraved by Matthew Dobourg. The picture comes from Historic, Military and Naval Anecdotes published in 1817. Picture shows Nelson wounded in battle.
 
The picture, which has original hand colouring, is discoloured around the inner border with some foxing to the outer border, otherw ise it is in good condition. Size of engraved area 300mm x 190mm.
 
Ref no: 1183 Price: £SOLD
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Superb hand coloured aquatint 'The Cockpit, Battle of the Nile' by William Heath and engraved by Matthew Dobourg. The picture comes from Historic, Military and Naval Anecdotes published in 1817. Picture shows Nelson wounded in battle.
 
De Stadt Puncto Galle ( Ceylon)
 
 
Early copper plate engraving from Reistogt Naar en Door Oostindien published in Amsterdam around 1775. The original print would have dated from about 1680 and was probably by the Dutch draughtsman and engraver Johannes Kip (1653-1722).
 The picture, which has later hand colouring, has some creasing, as you would expect for its age, but generally it is in good condition. Size of engraved area; 280mm x 190mm.
 
Ref no: 1004 Price: SOLD
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Early copper plate engraving from Reistogt Naar en Door Oostindien published in Amsterdam around 1775. The original print would have dated from about 1680 and was probably by the Dutch draughtsman and engraver Johannes Kip (1653-1722).
H.M.S Britannia C1850
 
Rare large format lithograph of H.M.S. Britannia entering Devonport Harbour around 1850. The picture was drawn on stone from a painting by J L Hornbrook and was published by S Saunders in Bowyer Place, High Street, Camberwell, London. H.M.S Britannia was a 120 gun first Rate Ship-of-the-Line launched in October 1820. A superb picture which will look stunning framed. We will be having a new section shortly offering original works from featured marine artists.
 
The picture is a little discoloured around the borders, very minor, and has some thinning of the paper to the right of the titles and a small section in the sky, visible only when held to the light. Otherwise in good condition. Size of engraved area 380mm x 240mm, excluding titles.
 

Ref no: 1854 Price: £SOLD
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Rare large format lithograph of H.M.S. Britannia entering Devonport Harbour around 1850. The picture was drawn on stone from a painting by J L Hornbrook and was published by S Saunders in Bowyer Place, High Street, Camberwell, London. H.M.S Britannia was a 120 gun first Rate Ship-of-the-Line launched in October 1820. A superb picture which will look stunning framed. We will be having a new section shortly offering original works from featured marine artists.
Early map of London 1766 
 
Early folding copper plate map ' A map of the Surrey side of the Thames from Westminster Bridge to the Borough with a plan for laying out the roads to Black Fryars Bridge'. Published in 1766.  
 
The map, which has later hand colouring, has some text showing through from the reverse and repair to bottom right border, otherwise in good condition. Size of engraved area 250mm x 200mm.
 

Ref no: 1194     Price: £SOLD 
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Early folding copper plate map ' A map of the Surrey side of the Thames from Westminster Bridge to the Borough with a plan for laying out the roads to Black Fryars Bridge'. Published in 1766.

View of Greenwich from Deptford C1780

Early copper plate engraving, 'A View of Greenwich from Deptford', super picture, ideal for someone living in Docklands. Engraved for Harrison's History of London.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is a bit grubby around the edges but generally in good condition. Size of engraved area 270mm x 150mm.
 
Ref no: 1195 Price: £SOLD
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Early copper plate engraving, 'A View of Greenwich from Deptford', super picture, ideal for someone living in Docklands. Engraved for Harrison's History of London.
Greenwich Reach C1790
 
Early copper plate engraving 'A View of Greenwich Reach taken from Mr Well's Dock;- One of the Cupolas of Greenwich Hospital lately damaged by fire, remaining unfinished'. The picture was engraved by Graham and shows a typical day on the River Thames in London. Published around 1790. 
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, has been restored top left hand boarder, new corner section, but whilst close to the image not actually encroaching on it. Will be almost unnoticable once matted, otherwise in good condition. Folds as issued. Size of engraved area 230mm x 150mm.

Ref no: 1643  Price: £SOLD
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Early copper plate engraving 'A View of Greenwich Reach taken from Mr Well's Dock;- One of the Cupolas of Greenwich Hospital lately damaged by fire, remaining unfinished'. The picture was engraved by Graham and shows a typical day on the River Thames in London. Published around 1790.
H.M.S. Monmouth C1780
 
Rare early copper plate engraving of 'The Monmouth of 64 guns taking the Foudroyant a French Man of War of 84 guns in the Mediterranean on the 28th February 1758'. The picture was published around 1780 probably by James Macgowan and William Davies. A super sea battle image.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is a little grubby around the borders but generally is in good condition. Size of engraved area 210mm x 150mm.

Ref no: 1803  Price: £SOLD
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Rare early copper plate engraving of 'The Monmouth of 64 guns taking the Foudroyant a French Man of War of 84 guns in the Mediterranean on the 28th February 1758'. The picture was published around 1780 probably by James Macgowan and William Davies. A super sea battle image.
A View of the Town and Island of St Helena C1790
 
Super early copper plate engraving 'A View of the Town and Island of St Helena in the Atlantic Ocean belonging to the English East India Company'. Engraved by Thornton around 1790, a superb picture.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, has some faint creases but generally in good condition. Size of engraved area 290mm x 190mm.
 
Ref no: 1193 Price: £SOLD
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Super early copper plate engraving 'A View of the Town and Island of St Helena in the Atlantic Ocean belonging to the English East India Company'. Engraved by Thornton around 1790, a superb picture.
Five ships of the Line and a Frigate 1748
 
Early copper plate engraving 'Five Ships of the Line & a Frigate engaging of Portipea under their double reef topsails'. The picture comes from the London Magazine of 1748. The ships featured are the Cornwall, Plymouth, Strafford, Lenox, Worcester and Wager.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Size of engraved area 190mm x 110mm.
 
Ref no: 1187 Price: £SOLD
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Early copper plate engraving 'Five Ships of the Line & a Frigate engaging of Portipea under their double reef topsails'. The picture comes from the London Magazine of 1748. The ships featured are the Cornwall, Plymouth, Strafford, Lenox, Worcester and Wager.
HM Channel Fleet 1898
Large format lithograph 'H.M. Channel Fleet in a terrific gale, October 16th & 17th 1898, on passage from Portland to Arosa Bay. The ships involved were HMS Arrogant, HMS Magnificent, HMS Mars, HMS Prince George, HMS Repulse, HMS Perorous, HMS Furious, HMS Blake, HMS Majestic, HMS Jupiter, HMS Hannibal and HMS Resolution.
 
The picture is laid on card with a tear to the left hand border and just slightly into the image and once mounted it would be hardly noticeable. An interesting and quite rare picture. Because of the fact it is stuck down it will need to be sent Parcel Force 48 with a cost of £3.50 to the UK and £17.00 International. Size of engraved area; 560mm x 380mm excluding text.
 
Ref no: 3017 Price: £SOLD
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Large format lithograph 'H.M. Channel Fleet in a terrific gale, October 16th & 17th 1898, on passage from Portland to Arosa Bay. The ships involved were HMS Arrogant, HMS Magnificent, HMS Mars, HMS Prince George, HMS Repulse, HMS Perorous, HMS Furious, HMS Blake, HMS Majestic, HMS Jupiter, HMS Hannibal and HMS Resolution.
The Mutineers land their Captain, Robinson Crusoe 1783.
 
Copper plate engraving by Carington Bowles 'The Mutineers land their Captain with intent to kill him'. Published in St Paul's Churchyard London in 1783. This is one of a series of engravings relating to Robinson Crusoe, unfortunately we only have this one.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is a bit grubby around the border with some creasing as you would expect from a picture over two hundred years old. Size of engraved area 250mm x 150mm.
 
Ref no: 1347 Price: £SOLD
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Copper plate engraving by Carington Bowles 'The Mutineers land their Captain with intent to kill him'. Published in St Paul's Churchyard London in 1783. This is one of a series of engravings relating to Robinson Crusoe
Algiers 1818
 
Early engraving of 'View of Algiers, from the Bay' Algeria, North Africa, the largest country on the Mediterranean Sea. Engraved by T Dixon from an original painting by W M Craig the picture was published by Nuttall,Fisher & Dixon in Liverpool in 1818. Fine view of the bay with a warship opening fire in the foreground.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in very good condition. Size of engraved area 210mm x 150mm excluding titles.
 
Ref no: 1740 Price: £SOLD
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Early engraving of 'View of Algiers, from the Bay' Algeria, North Africa, the largest country on the Mediterranean Sea. Engraved by T Dixon from an original painting by W M Craig the picture was published by Nuttall,Fisher & Dixon in Liverpool in 1818. Fine view of the bay with a warship opening fire in the foreground.
Cape Virgin Mary, Magellans Streight from Anson's voyage, 1748.
 
Early folding copper plate engraving titled 'Cape Virgin Mary at the north entrance of Magellans Streights'. The picture is from the Atlas to Anson's voyage and dates from 1748.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is a little grubby around the borders but generally in good condition. Size of engraved area 390mm x 190mm.
 
Ref no: 1246 Price: £SOLD
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Early folding copper plate engraving titled 'Cape Virgin Mary at the north entrance of Magellans Streights'. The picture is from the Atlas to Anson's voyage and dates from 1748.
Copenhagen, Denmark 1826
 
Early engraving of 'Copenhagen, the Capital of Denmark'. Engraved by T Dixon from an original painting by W M Craig the picture was published by Fisher & Co in London in 1826. Good view of the harbour with ship in foreground.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in very good condition. Size of engraved area 210mm x 150mm excluding titles.
 
Ref no: 1739 Price: £SOLD
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Early engraving of 'Copenhagen, the Capital of Denmark'. Engraved by T Dixon from an original painting by W M Craig the picture was published by Fisher & Co in London in 1826. Good view of the harbour with ship in foreground.
Governor of Mosambique C1800
 
Early copper plate engraving 'The Sheik or Governor of Mosambique visits de Gama on board his ship'.
 
The picture, which is quite small, has later hand colouring and is a little grubby around the border but generally in good condition for the age. Size of engraved area 100mm x 65mm.
 
Ref no: 1207 Price: £SOLD
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Early copper plate engraving 'The Sheik or Governor of Mosambique visits de Gama on board his ship'.
English & French Fleets Battle of Minorca 1756
 
Early copper plate engraving 'First position of the English and French Fleets at two in the afternoon the 20th May 1756. I believe this is the Battle of Minorca during the Seven Years War.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, has a couple of creases but otherwise it is in good condition. Size of engraved area 180mm x 110mm.

 
Ref no: 1188 Price: SOLD
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Early copper plate engraving 'First position of the English and French Fleets at two in the afternoon the 20th May 1756. I believe this is the Battle of Minorca during the Seven Years War.
Very early map of Sicily 1612 by Bertii  

Early copper plate map 'Sicilia', Sicily, by P Bertii 1612. 

The map, which has early hand colouring is in good condition. Size of engraved area; 120mm x 90mm.
 
Ref no: 3007      Price: £SOLD  
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Early copper plate map 'Sicilia', Sicily, by P Bertii 1612.
The Port of Liverpool C1840
 
Steel engraving by J Godfrey from an original painting by C H Cox of the Port of Liverpool. A super picture of the port dating from around 1840 with sailing and steam ships.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, has a crease top left hand border, not affecting the image, and is generally in good condition. Size of engraved area 200mm x 140mm.
 
Ref no: 1349 Price: £15.00 SOLD
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Steel engraving by J Godfrey from an original painting by C H Cox of the Port of Liverpool. A super picture of the port dating from around 1840 with sailing and steam ships.
Mud dredger in Portsmouth Harbour E W Cooke 1829
 
Early etching by Edward William Cooke (1811-1880) of 'Mud Dredger for deepening Portsmouth Harbour' from his 'Shipping and Craft' published in 1929. Interesting etching of a steam dredger with full plate marks to all sides.
 
The picture is in very good condition. Size of sheet 300mm x 230mm.
 

Ref no: 1708 Price: £SOLD
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Early etching by Edward William Cooke (1811-1880) of 'Mud Dredger for deepening Portsmouth Harbour' from his 'Shipping and Craft' published in 1929. Interesting etching of a steam dredger with full plate marks to all sides.
 
St Pauls London from the Thames, Tombleson 1835
 
Super steel engraving of St Pauls Cathedral London from Tombleson's Thames or 80 picturesque views on the Thames and Medway published in 1835.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is laid on card (fixed at the top only) and in good condition. Size of engraved area 150mm x 100mm excluding ornate border. Image lighter than shown on the screen.
 
Ref no: 1249 Price: £SOLD
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Super steel engraving of St Pauls Cathedral London from Tombleson's Thames or 80 picturesque views on the Thames and Medway published in 1835.
Natives of Otaheite, Captain Wallis C1845
 
Steel engraving, possibly published by Thomas Kelly ' The Natives of Otaheite, attacking Captain Wallis, the first discoverer of that Island'
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is a little grubby around the borders but generally in good condition. Size of engraved area 180mm x 120mm.

 
Ref no: 1241 Price: £SOLD
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Steel engraving, possibly published by Thomas Kelly ' The Natives of Otaheite, attacking Captain Wallis, the first discoverer of that Island'
Rialto Bridge Venice, Venice C1760
 
Scarce early copper plate engraving 'A Prospect of the Bridge Rialto with the Delpheno Palace on the right hand & Wine Wharf on the left', Venice in Italy. Published around 1760 by J Coote for the 'New Collection of Voyages'. 
 
The borders are a little grubby but generally the picture is in good condition. Size of engraved area 230mm x 140mm.

Ref no: 1633  Price: £SOLD
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Scarce early copper plate engraving 'A Prospect of the Bridge Rialto with the Delpheno Palace on the right hand & Wine Wharf on the left', Venice in Italy. Published around 1760 by J Coote for the 'New Collection of Voyages'.
The Doges Palace, Venice C1760
 
Scarce early copper plate engraving 'A View of the Doges Palace at Venice with the Grand Landing Place before it. The Prison on the right hand; the Custom House and entrance of the Grand Canal in front'. Engraved by F Morellon La Cave and published around 1760 by J Coote for the 'New Collection of Voyages'. 
 
The borders are a little grubby with a few stains but generally the picture is in good condition. Size of engraved area 220mm x 160mm.
 
Ref no: 1634  Price: £SOLD
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Scarce early copper plate engraving 'A View of the Doges Palace at Venice with the Grand Landing Place before it. The Prison on the right hand; the Custom House and entrance of the Grand Canal in front'. Engraved by F Morellon La Cave and published around 1760 by J Coote for the 'New Collection of Voyages'.
A General Plan of Canals 1773
 
Early folding copper plate map drawn and engraved by Thomas Bowen for the Gents Magazine 1773. The map shows some of the major canals from London up to York.
 
The map, which has later hand colouring, is a little grubby around the border but otherwise in good condition. Size of engraved area 200mm x 170mm.

Ref no: 1226 Price: SOLD
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Early folding copper plate map drawn and engraved by Thomas Bowen for the Gents Magazine 1773. The map shows some of the major canals from London up to York.
Danish Greenlandman, Gravesend Kent. W B Cooke 1814
 
Early engraving by W B Cooke from an original drawing by L Francia 'Danish Greenlandman breaking up below Gravesend'. Quite a rare picture that would look good mounted and framed. The picture is dated October 1814.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is a little grubby around the edges but generally in good condition. Size of engraved area 150mm x 140mm.
 
Ref no: 1351 Price: £SOLD
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Early engraving by W B Cooke from an original drawing by L Francia 'Danish Greenlandman breaking up below Gravesend'. Quite a rare picture that would look good mounted and framed. The picture is dated October 1814.
Saluting Platform, Portsmouth C1840

Early steel engraving of 'View of the Saluting Platform,Portsmouth' probably from 'The Ports, Harbours, Watering Places and Picturesque Scenery of Great Britain published by W E Finden in London in 1842. We will be having a new section shortly offering original works from featured marine artists.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is, like most engravings of this age, slightly grubby around the border but otherwise in good condition. Size of engraved area 180mm x 130mm.

Ref no: 1901 Price: £SOLD
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Early steel engraving of 'View of the Saluting Platform,Portsmouth' probably from 'The Ports, Harbours, Watering Places and Picturesque Scenery of Great Britain published by W E Finden in London in 1842. We will be having a new section shortly offering original works from featured marine artists.
Early road map of Paddington to Islington London 1756
 
Early folding copper plate map drawn and engraved for the London Magazine 1756. The map shows a Plan of the New Road from Paddington to Islington.
 
The map, which has later hand colouring, is quite grubby and creased, but it is rare, not torn and the price does reflect the condition. Size of engraved area 200mm x 120mm.
 

Ref no: 1227 Price: £SOLD
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Early folding copper plate map drawn and engraved for the London Magazine 1756. The map shows a Plan of the New Road from Paddington to Islington.
De Stadt Colombo
 
(Dutch vessels assembling for the Coylang Expedition)
Early copper plate engraving from Reistogt Naar en Door Oostindien published in Amsterdam around 1775. The original print would have dated from about 1680 and was by the Dutch draughtsman and engraver Johannes Kip (1653-1722).
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, has some creasing, as you would expect for its age, but generally it is in good condition. Size of engraved area; 285mm x 190mm.
 
Ref no: 1002 Price: £SOLD
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Dutch vessels assembling for the Coylang Expedition)
Early map of Cambridge C1775 
 
Unusual early folding copper plate map of Cambridge showing some of the colleges and halls, rare.  
 
The map, which has later hand colouring, has some text showing through from the reverse, mainly in the corners but otherwise in good condition. Size of engraved area 230mm x 170mm.
 

Ref no: 1191     Price: £SOLD 
Unusual early folding copper plate map of Cambridge showing some of the colleges and halls, rare.
Town and Harbour Toulon C1795
 
Rare copper plate engraving 'View of the Town and Harbour of Toulon from the Gun Wharf', France. Engraved by J Pass from an original drawing by J Vernet.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, has folds as issued and is a bit grubby with some restoration around the titles, but it is quite a rare engraving and the price does reflect condition. Size of engraved area 170 mm x 130mm.
 
Ref no: 1689 Price: £SOLD
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Rare copper plate engraving 'View of the Town and Harbour of Toulon from the Gun Wharf', France. Engraved by J Pass from an original drawing by J Vernet.
Island of St Helena C1810
 
Rare early copper plate engraving of the Island of St Helena in the South Atlantic Ocean. Published by I McGowan in Great Windmill Street the picture dates from around 1810. St Helena was used by the British as a place of exile, the most notable person exiled there was Napoleon.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is a little grubby around the edges as seen in the image but otherwise in good condition. Size of engraved area 240mm x 150mm.
 
Ref no: 1768 Price: £SOLD
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Rare early copper plate engraving of the Island of St Helena in the South Atlantic Ocean. Published by I McGowan in Great Windmill Street the picture dates from around 1810. St Helena was used by the British as a place of exile, the most notable person exiled there was Napoleon.
Scene on the river. A race night. (Eton & Oxford)
 
Very rare lithograph 'Scene on the river. A race night'. The picture comes from a publication called 'Eton and Oxford, a few familiar scenes' and dates from around 1850. The book was published in the High Street Oxford by J Ryman. Rowing pictures, apart from the Illustrated London News wood engravings are quite scarce.
 
The picture, which has original hand colouring, is in good condition. Size of engraved area 380mm x 270mm.

 
Ref no: 1184 Price: SOLD
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Very rare lithograph 'Scene on the river. A race night'. The picture comes from a publication called 'Eton and Oxford, a few familiar scenes' and dates from around 1850. The book was published in the High Street Oxford by J Ryman. Rowing pictures, apart from the Illustrated London News wood engravings are quite scarce.
My Tutor's Sweepstakes. (Eton & Oxford)
 
Very rare lithograph 'My Tutor's sweepstakes'. The picture comes from a publication called 'Eton and Oxford, a few familiar scenes' and dates from around 1850. The book was published in the High Street Oxford by J Ryman. Rowing pictures, apart from the Illustrated London News wood engravings are quite scarce.
 
The picture, which has original hand colouring, is in good condition. Size of engraved area 380mm x 270mm.
 
Ref no: 1185 Price: SOLD
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Very rare lithograph 'My Tutor's sweepstakes'. The picture comes from a publication called 'Eton and Oxford, a few familiar scenes' and dates from around 1850. The book was published in the High Street Oxford by J Ryman. Rowing pictures, apart from the Illustrated London News wood engravings are quite scarce.
St Helena C1820
 
Super aquatint of St Helena in the South Atlantic Ocean. Engraver unknown but probably someone like Thomas Sutherland who engraved the plates for 'Jenkin's Naval Achievements'. The picture dates from around 1820 and is quite a rare image. St Helena was used by the British as a place of exile, the most notable person exiled there was Napoleon.
 
The picture, which has original hand colouring, has a small stain to the left hand margin and some slight wrinkling but price does reflect condition. Size of engaved area 205mm x 120mm.
 
Ref no: 1770 Price: £SOLD
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Super aquatint of St Helena in the South Atlantic Ocean. Engraver unknown but probably someone like Thomas Sutherland who engraved the plates for 'Jenkin's Naval Achievements'. The picture dates from around 1820 and is quite a rare image. St Helena was used by the British as a place of exile, the most notable person exiled there was Napoleon.
Early road map London to York 1766 
 
Early folding copper plate map drawn and engraved by J Gibson for the Gents Magazine 1766. The map shows the roads from London to York.
 
The map, which has later hand colouring, is a little grubby around the border and has a vertical crease but generally in good condition for the age. Size of engraved area 300mm x 180mm.
 

Ref no: 1198     Price: £SOLD
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Early folding copper plate map drawn and engraved by J Gibson for the Gents Magazine 1766. The map shows the roads from London to York.
Early road map London, Harwich, Chelmsford & Great Yarmouth 1766 
 
Early folding copper plate map drawn and engraved by J Gibson for the Gents Magazine 1766. The map shows the roads from London to Harwich, London to Bury St Edmunds commencing at Chelmsford and London to Great Yarmouth commencing at Colchester.
 
The map, which has later hand colouring, is a little grubby around the border and has a small hole (fifth column from left halfway down) but generally in good condition. Size of engraved area 300mm x 180mm.
 

Ref no: 1200     Price: £SOLD
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Early folding copper plate map drawn and engraved by J Gibson for the Gents Magazine 1766. The map shows the roads from London to Harwich, London to Bury St Edmunds commencing at Chelmsford and London to Great Yarmouth commencing at Colchester.

Tegenepatnam (Coast of Choramandel)

Early copper plate engraving from Reistogt Naar en Door Oostindien published in Amsterdam around 1775. The original print would have dated from about 1680 and was by the Dutch draughtsman and engraver Johannes Kip (1653-1722).

The picture, which has later hand colouring, has some creasing, as you would expect for its age, but generally it is in good condition. Size of engraved area; 290mm x 190mm.
 
Ref no: 1005 Price: £SOLD
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Early copper plate engraving from Reistogt Naar en Door Oostindien published in Amsterdam around 1775. The original print would have dated from about 1680 and was by the Dutch draughtsman and engraver Johannes Kip (1653-1722).
The Inside of the House in the Morai in Atool 1786-90
 
Early copper plate engraving' The Inside of the House in the Morai in Atool'. From a sketch by John Webber the official artist on Captain Cook's third and final voyage. Two Goddesses of Old Hawaii behind the burial place.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is a little discoloured around the border but generally in good condition. Size of engraved area 180mm x 110mm.

 
Ref no: 1208 Price: £SOLD
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Early copper plate engraving' The Inside of the House in the Morai in Atool'. From a sketch by John Webber the official artist on Captain Cook's third and final voyage. Two Goddesses of Old Hawaii behind the burial place.
Early road map London to Berwick commencing at York, C1765
 
Early folding copper plate map drawn and engraved by J Gibson for the Gents Magazine Circa 1765. The map shows the roads from London to Berwick commencing at York also Ferribridge (Ferrybridge) to Boroughbridge and York to Scarborough.
 
The map, which has later hand colouring, is quite grubby but the price does reflect this. Size of engraved area 290mm x 180mm.

Ref no: 1250 Price: £SOLD
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Early folding copper plate map drawn and engraved by J Gibson for the Gents Magazine Circa 1765. The map shows the roads from London to Berwick commencing at York also Ferribridge (Ferrybridge) to Boroughbridge and York to Scarborough.
Billingsgate, from the Thames, Tombleson 1835
 
Super steel engraving of Billingsgate from Tombleson's Thames or 80 picturesque views on the Thames and Medway published in 1835.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is laid on card (fixed at the top only) and in good condition. Size of engraved area 150mm x 100mm excluding ornate border.
 
Ref no: 1236 Price: £SOLD
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Super steel engraving of Billingsgate from Tombleson's Thames or 80 picturesque views on the Thames and Medway published in 1835.
Early road map London, Cambridge, Ely Kings Lynn 1769 
 
Early folding copper plate map drawn and engraved by J Gibson for the Gents Magazine 1769. The map shows the roads from London to Cambridge, Ely Kings Lynn - From Oxford to Cambridge passing through Buckingham & Bedford. The last part is Ely to Bury St Edmunds.
 
The map, which has later hand colouring, is grubby around the border but generally in good condition for the age. Size of engraved area 300mm x 180mm.
 

Ref no: 1199     Price: SOLD
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Early folding copper plate map drawn and engraved by J Gibson for the Gents Magazine 1769. The map shows the roads from London to Cambridge, Ely Kings Lynn - From Oxford to Cambridge passing through Buckingham & Bedford. The last part is Ely to Bury St Edmunds.
Portsmouth Harbour by C Stanfield C1840
 
Steel engraving by R Brandard of Portsmouth Harbour from an original painting by C Stanfield from around 1840.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is a little grubby around the border but generally in good condition. Size of engraved area 250mm x 170mm.
 
Ref no: 1192 Price: £SOLD
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Steel engraving by R Brandard of Portsmouth Harbour from an original painting by C Stanfield from around 1840.
Negapatnam van Choromandel

Early copper plate engraving from Reistogt Naar en Door Oostindien published in Amsterdam around 1775. The original print would have dated from about 1680 and was by the Dutch draughtsman and engraver Johannes Kip (1653-1722). Negapatnam is on the Coromandel coast of India.
 

The picture, which has later hand colouring, has some creasing, as you would expect for its age, but generally it is in good condition. Size of engraved area; 280mm x 190mm.
 
Ref no: 1003 Price: £SOLD
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Early copper plate engraving from Reistogt Naar en Door Oostindien published in Amsterdam around 1775. The original print would have dated from about 1680 and was by the Dutch draughtsman and engraver Johannes Kip (1653-1722). Negapatnam is on the Coromandel coast of India.

Lord Howe's victory over the French 1794

Super early steel engraving by J Rogers of Lord Howe's Victory over the French 1794 from a drawing by A Mayer. The picture dates from around 1860.

The picture which has later hand colouring is a little grubby around the edges but otherwise in good condition. Size of engraved area 200mm x 150mm.
 
Ref no: 1172 Price: £SOLD
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Super early steel engraving by J Rogers of Lord Howe's Victory over the French 1794 from a drawing by A Mayer. The picture dates from around 1860.

Admiral Duncan's victory over the Dutch fleet 1797

Super early steel engraving by J Rogers of Admiral Duncan's victory over the Dutch Fleet. The picture dates from around 1860.

The picture which has later hand colouring is a little grubby around the edges but otherwise in good condition. Size of engraved area 200mm x 150mm.
 
Ref no: 1173 Price: £SOLD
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Super early steel engraving by J Rogers of Admiral Duncan's victory over the Dutch Fleet. The picture dates from around 1860.
Cape Aiya looking north towards Balaklava 1855

Stunning large format lithograph by W Simpson published October 15th 1855 by Paul & Dominic Colnghi & Co 13-14 Pall Mall East. The lithograph shows Cape Aiya looking north towards Balaklava. The picture is from a series depicting the Crimean war.

The picture, which is hand tinted is in very good condition. Size of engraved area; 420mm x 270mm.
 
Ref no: 3013 Price: £SOLD
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Stunning large format lithograph by W Simpson published October 15th 1855 by Paul & Dominic Colnghi & Co 13-14 Pall Mall East. The lithograph shows Cape Aiya looking north towards Balaklava. The picture is from a series depicting the Crimean war.
Woolwich, South East London C1911 
 
Lovely etching of Woolwich in South East London by Douglas Ion Smart. Published in London around 1911 the picture shows the town from the River Thames with the sailing barge Alice in the foreground. The picture is unsigned.
 
The picture is in good condition. Size of engaved area 260mm x 160mm.
 
Ref no: 1800  Price: £SOLD
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Lovely etching of Woolwich in South East London by Douglas Ion Smart. Published in London around 1911 the picture shows the town from the River Thames with the sailing barge Alice in the foreground. The picture is unsigned.
View of Mr Perry's Dock at Blackwall C1800
 
Rare copper plate engraving 'View of Mr Perry's Dock at Blackwall' in London. Published around 1800 the picture shows the dock and mast shed.  
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is quite grubby but it is a scarce view of the London docks around the turn of the 18th century. Size of engraved area 160mm x 110mm.
 

Ref no: 1529     Price: £SOLD
Rare copper plate engraving 'View of Mr Perry's Dock at Blackwall' in London. Published around 1800 the picture shows the dock and mast shed.
The Engagement off Belle Isle C1780
 
Scarce early copper plate engraving of 'The Engagement off Belle Isle November 20th 1759'. Engraved by J Cary the picture was published around 1780 probably by James Macgowan and William Davies. An interesting battle plan. 
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is a little grubby around the borders but generally is in good condition. Size of engraved area 220mm x 160mm.

Ref no: 1804  Price: £SOLD
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Scarce early copper plate engraving of 'The Engagement off Belle Isle November 20th 1759'. Engraved by J Cary the picture was published around 1780 probably by James Macgowan and William Davies. An interesting battle plan.
St Katherine's Wharf, London C1906 
 
Super sepia etching of St Katherine's Wharf in London by Harold A Rigby. Published in London around 1906 the picture gives an excellent insight into of life in the London docks at the turn of the century. Signed in the plate only.
 
The picture is in good condition. Size of engaved area 250mm x 180mm.
 
Ref no: 1799  Price: £SOLD
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Super sepia etching of St Katherine's Wharf in London by Harold A Rigby. Published in London around 1906 the picture gives an excellent insight into of life in the London docks at the turn of the century. Signed in the plate only.
Astronomical Chart, Clavius 1581 
 
Very rare astronomical chart 'Sphaera Saturni Louis Martis'. This chart was purchased as a loose leaf from an American dealer who trades in rare books and early engravings and the following information is based on his research. From an edition of 'In Sphaeram Loannis de Sacro Bosco Commentarius' by Christophori Clavii, probably the 1581 edition published in Rome.
 
Christoph Clavius (1538-1612) was a German Jesuit astronomer and mathematician and the inventor of the Gregorian calendar.
 
The chart is printed on fine paper and is creased, as you would expect from an engraving of this age. Size of sheet 140mm x 110mm.

 
Ref no: 1491  Price: £SOLD 
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Very rare astronomical chart 'Sphaera Saturni Louis Martis'. This chart was purchased as a loose leaf from an American dealer who trades in rare books and early engravings and the following information is based on his research. From an edition of 'In Sphaeram Loannis de Sacro Bosco Commentarius' by Christophori Clavii, probably the 1581 edition published in Rome.
Europe by Mallet C1685
 
Super early copper plate map of Europe by Mallet circa 1685. The map comes from A Mallet's 'Monumental des de I'Universe', published in France.
 
The map, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Size of engraved area 140mm x 100mm.

Ref no: 1271 Price: £SOLD
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Super early copper plate map of Europe by Mallet circa 1685. The map comes from A Mallet's 'Monumental des de I'Universe', published in France.

The Great Harry and The Royal Albert C1860.

Unusual steel engraving from around 1860 ' "The Great Harry" Man of War, the largest ship in the reign of Henry V111 contrasted with "The Royal Albert" of 131 guns launched Woolwich 1854'. Engraved by T Sherratt from an original painting by C W Terry. A super picture.

The picture, which has later hand colouring, is, like most engravings of this age, slightly grubby around the outer border but generally in very good condition. Size of engraved area 200mm x 130mm.
 
Ref no: 1323 Price: £SOLD
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Unusual steel engraving from around 1860 '
Greenwich Hospital C1835
 
Fine quality steel engraving of Greenwich Hospital, London. Published by Black and Armstrong for Tombleson's 'Eighty Picturesque Views on the Thames and Medway' around 1835. Great view of the hospital from the river with sailing barges in the foreground. We have others from this  publication on page 3 of the Pre-1900 Section.  
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Size of engraved area excluding ornate border 150mm x 100mm.
 
Ref no: 1818   Price: £SOLD
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Fine quality steel engraving of Greenwich Hospital, London. Published by Black and Armstrong for Tombleson's 'Eighty Picturesque Views on the Thames and Medway' around 1835. Great view of the hospital from the river with sailing barges in the foreground. We have others from this  publication on page 3 of the Pre-1900 Section.
Environs of Bath 1810
 
Small copper plate folding engraved map of the Environs of Bath from Cary's New Itinerary published by J Cary January 1810. The map also shows Bristol and Clifton to the West.
 
The map, which is hand coloured and slightly grubby but no tears or foxing and generally in good condition. Folds as issued. Size of engraved area 210mm x 160mm. 
 
Ref no: 1623   Price: £18.00 SOLD
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Small copper plate folding engraved map of the Environs of Bath from Cary's New Itinerary published by J Cary January 1810. The map also shows Bristol and Clifton to the West.
Lino-cut by Henryk Polubinski 1965 
 
Superb lino-cut by the Polish artist Henryk Polubinski. The picture is titled and signed in pencil and dated 1965. I believe the scene is somewhere in the Gdansk region of Poland. The artists last exhibition was in Friedberg Germany in 1983. 
 
The picture is on very fine paper with some creasing to the borders but otherwise in good condition. Size of engraved area 310mm x 230mm.

Ref no: 1599 Price: £SOLD
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Superb lino-cut by the Polish artist Henryk Polubinski. The picture is titled and signed in pencil and dated 1965. I believe the scene is somewhere in the Gdansk region of Poland. The artists last exhibition was in Friedberg Germany in 1983.
Christmas Harbour, Captain Cook C1785
 
Early copper plate engraving 'A View of Christmas Harbour in Kerguelen's Land, with the manner of killing Penguins, a representation of a Seal & c'. Published by Alex Hogg in London around 1785 in 'Anderson's large folio edition of the Whole of Capt Cook's Voyages & complete. Super view showing the Resolution and Discovery at anchor. Engraved by Taylor from an original drawing by John Webber.
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The picture is a little grubby mainly around the borders with some minor tears, not affecting the image. There is also a small foxing mark bottom right, otherwise in good condition. Size of engraved area 350mm x 210mm.
 

Ref no: 1869 Price: £SOLD
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Early copper plate engraving 'A View of Christmas Harbour in Kerguelen's Land, with the manner of killing Penguins, a representation of a Seal & c'. Published by Alex Hogg in London around 1785 in 'Anderson's large folio edition of the Whole of Capt Cook's Voyages & complete. Super view showing the Resolution and Discovery at anchor. Engraved by Taylor from an original drawing by John Webber.
Westminster Bridge & Abbey London 1799
 
Early aquatint of Westminster Bridge and Abbey London published by S Ireland May 1799. Fine view of the River Thames with the Royal Barge in the foreground.
 

The picture, which is hand coloured, is a little grubby around the borders but generally in good condition. Size of en graved area 160mm x 110mm.
 

Ref no: 1889 Price: £SOLD

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Early aquatint of Westminster Bridge and Abbey London published by S Ireland May 1799. Fine view of the River Thames with the Royal Barge in the foreground.
Gibraltar C1800
 
Scarce early folding copper plate engraving of Gibraltar. Published in France around 1800 the picture is titled in French.
 
The picture, which is hand coloured, has folds as issued and is in good condition. Size of engraved area 300mm x 150mm.
 

Ref no: 1830 Price: £SOLD
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Scarce early folding copper plate engraving of Gibraltar. Published in France around 1800 the picture is titled in French.
Vauxhall Sailing Match 1800.
 
Interesting copper plate engraving 'Vauxhall Sailing Match 1800' by published by Wheble September 1800. Quite a rare engraving of sailing boats and pleasure craft on the River Thames in London.
 
The picture is in good condition. Size of engraved area 150mm x 90mm.
 

Ref no: 1886 Price: £SOLD
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Interesting copper plate engraving 'Vauxhall Sailing Match 1800' by published by Wheble September 1800. Quite a rare engraving of sailing boats and pleasure craft on the River Thames in London.
Gravesend Kent C1831
 
Steel engraving of Gravesend in Kent by J Rogers from an original painting by T M Baynes, picture dates from 1831.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Size of engraved area 140mm x 85mm.
 
Ref no: 1234 Price: £SOLD
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Steel engraving of Gravesend in Kent by J Rogers from an original painting by T M Baynes, picture dates from 1831.
Medway Moorings by Mike Samson
 
Superb oil on board of a Thames Sailing Barge 'Medway Moorings'  by Mike Samson. Mike Samson is a well known Kent artist who paints in oils in the Impressionist style. Based in Kent he exhibits at solo exhibitions and through a number of galleries in South East Kent. A super picture.   
 
The picture is in very good condition. Size 255mm x 170mm.
 
Ref no: 2270   Price: £SOLD
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Superb oil on board of a Thames Sailing Barge 'Medway Moorings'  by Mike Samson. Mike Samson is a well known Kent artist who paints in oils in the Impressionist style. Based in Kent he exhibits at solo exhibitions and through a number of galleries in South East Kent. A super picture.
Cosmgrarhy (cosmography) & Astrology, Richard Blome C1686
 
Rare early copper plate engraving by the well know map maker Richard Blome 'Cosmgrarhy (cosmography) & Astrology'. The plate is dedicated to 'To his Excellency Roger Palmer, Earl of Castlemain & Baron of Limberick in Ireland. 
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is a bit scruffy around the edges with some margin tears but generally in reasonable condition. Size of engraved area 380mm x 230mm.
 
Ref no: 2262  Price: £SOLD
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Rare early copper plate engraving by the well know map maker Richard Blome 'Cosmgrarhy (cosmography) & Astrology'. The plate is dedicated to 'To his Excellency Roger Palmer, Earl of Castlemain & Baron of Limberick in Ireland.
Brixham Trawlers Signed etching by Henry George Walker 

Superb original drypoint etching by Henry George Walker of, going by the port identification letters on the trawler, Brixham Trawlers. Born in Birchfield Birmingham in 1876 he became an active etcher in 1921 when he exhibited at the Royal Birmingham Society. His most successful etchings were his studies of the harbours of Tenby and Brixham. He died in 1932.  
 
The picture, which is slightly discoloured and has some very minor creases mainly to the border. Otherwise in good condition. Signed in pencil by the artist bottom right. Size of engraved area 260mm x 150mm.
 

Ref no: 2234      Price: £SOLD 
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Superb original drypoint etching by Henry George Walker of, going by the port identification letters on the trawler, Brixham Trawlers. Born in Birchfield Birmingham in 1876 he became an active etcher in 1921 when he exhibited at the Royal Birmingham Society. His most successful etchings were his studies of the harbours of Tenby and Brixham. He died in 1932.
Westminster Abbey, London etching by Edward King 1925 

Superb original Art Deco etching of Westminster Abbey by Edward King. The picture was published by the Museum Galleries in London in 1925 and has the Fine Art stamp bottom left. Signed in pencil by Edward King and the etcher Cyril H Barraud the picture is very 1920's. 
 
The picture is in very good condition. Size of engraved area 380mm x 280mm.
 

Ref no: 2235    Price: £SOLD 
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Superb original Art Deco etching of Westminster Abbey by Edward King. The picture was published by the Museum Galleries in London in 1925 and has the Fine Art stamp bottom left. Signed in pencil by Edward King and the etcher Cyril H Barraud the picture is very 1920's.
The Grand Canal, Venice 1845
 
Fine steel engraving of the 'Grand Canal & Doge's Palace, Venice. The picture dating from 1845 was engraved by Higham from an original painting by S Prout.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, has some creasing to the border, well away from the image, otherwise in good condition. Size of engraved area 150mm x 100mm.
 

Ref no: 2243    Price: £SOLD
Fine steel engraving of the 'Grand Canal & Doge's Palace, Venice. The picture dating from 1845 was engraved by Higham from an original painting by S Prout.
Balaklava by H Bibby C1860
 
Steel engraving of the harbour at Balaklava by H Biddy dating from around 1860.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is grubby around the borders and has a stain at the top right hand side of the picture and two tears below the titles but the price does reflect the condition. Otherwise in good condition. Size of engraved area 180mm x 120mm, excluding the ornate borders
 
Ref no: 1367 Price: £SOLD
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Steel engraving of the harbour at Balaklava by H Biddy dating from around 1860.
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