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Prints Pre-1900 International (page 1)

We are closing down on the 31st December 2017

After trading for many years the time has finally come to hang up the frames and retire. Our warm thanks to all our loyal clients; your support over the ten years the site has been running has been much appreciated.

In order to clear our stock we are happy to accept sensible offers on any item. Non-sensible offers will obviously be totally disregarded. Please email offers to maritimegallery@btinternet.com   

 

Sierra Leone circa 1750

Early copper plate engraved plan showing the ‘Bay of Sierra Leone’ and also a ‘View of the Road in Sierra Leone Bay’. Engraved by N Parr the picture dates from around 1750.   

The engraving, which has early hand colouring, is quite discoloured, mainly to the reverse with a small tear just to the left of the left hand boat on the bottom image. The tear just encroaches onto the image. Double click image for a more detailed view. Size of image 220mm x 150mm. 

Ref no: 3411  Price:  £35.00  

 Early copper plate engraved plan showing the ‘Bay of Sierra Leone’ and also a ‘View of the Road in Sierra Leone Bay’. Engraved by N Parr the picture dates from around 1750.

Blankenese, on the Elbe, Denmark c1870

Interesting lithograph titled ‘Blankenese, on the Elbe, Denmark’. Engraved by Edward William Cooke after Charles Lewis the picture dates from around 1870.

The lithograph, which has later hand colouring, has a light stain top right, otherwise it is in good condition. Double click image for a more detailed view. Size of image 250mm x 155mm. 

Ref no: 3355  Price:  £22.00  

 Interesting lithograph titled ‘Blankenese, on the Elbe, Denmark’. Engraved by Edward William Cooke after Charles Lewis the picture dates from around 1870.

Quebec from Point Levis

Absolutely stunning, and quite rare reproduction copy of an early aquatint of Canada, probably lithographic, titled ‘Quebec from Point Levis’.  The picture, which is one of a set of three superb images produced, was published by Rolph-Clark-Stone in 1949 to commemorate their centenary of lithographing and printing.

The picture which is printed in high quality colours, is in excellent condition. Double click image for a more detailed view. Size of image 380mm x 200mm. 

Ref no: 3343  Price:  £45.00  

 Absolutely stunning, and quite rare reproduction copy of an early aquatint of Canada, probably lithographic, titled ‘Quebec from Point Levis’.  The picture, which is one of a set of three superb images produced, was published by Rolph-Clark-Stone in 1949 to commemorate their centenary of lithographing and printing.

York from Gibraltar Point, Canada

Absolutely stunning, and quite rare reproduction copy of an early aquatint of Canada, probably lithographic, titled ‘York from Gibraltar Point’.  The picture, which is one of a set of three superb images produced, was published by Rolph-Clark-Stone in 1949 to commemorate their centenary of lithographing and printing.

The picture which is printed in high quality colours, is in excellent condition. Double click image for a more detailed view. Size of image 380mm x 200mm. 

Ref no: 3344  Price:  £45.00  

 Absolutely stunning, and quite rare reproduction copy of an early aquatint of Canada, probably lithographic, titled ‘York from Gibraltar Point’.  The picture, which is one of a set of three superb images produced, was published by Rolph-Clark-Stone in 1949 to commemorate their centenary of lithographing and printing.

Montreal from St Helen’s Island, Canada

Absolutely stunning, and quite rare reproduction copy of an early aquatint of Canada, probably lithographic, titled ‘Montreal from St Helen’s Island’.  The picture, which is one of a set of three superb images produced, was published by Rolph-Clark-Stone in 1949 to commemorate their centenary of lithographing and printing.

The picture which is printed in high quality colours, is in excellent condition. Double click image for a more detailed view. Size of image 380mm x 200mm. 

Ref no: 3342  Price:  £45.00  

 Absolutely stunning, and quite rare reproduction copy of an early aquatint of Canada, probably lithographic, titled ‘Montreal from St Helen’s Island’.  The picture, which is one of a set of three superb images produced, was published by Rolph-Clark-Stone in 1949 to commemorate their centenary of lithographing and printing.

Ecmondt-on-Zee, Holland c1870

Fine lithograph titled ‘Ecmondt-on-Zee, Holland’. Engraved by Edward William Cooke after Charles Lewis the picture dates from around 1870.

The lithograph, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Double click image for a more detailed view. Size of image 155mm x 100mm. 

Ref no: 3356  Price:  £18.00  

 Fine lithograph titled ‘Ecmondt-on-Zee, Holland’. Engraved by Edward William Cooke after Charles Lewis the picture dates from around 1870.

Habitants of New Zealand circa 1840

Superb original lithograph titled ‘Neuseelander. Habitans de la New Zeland’ (new Zealand) Published around 1840 for Naturgeschichte und Abbildungen de Saugethiere by Heinrich Rudolf Schinz. The picture was drawn by Fuchs.

The picture, which has fine later hand colouring, is in very good condition. Double click image for a more detailed view. Size of image 280mm x 150mm. 

Ref no: 3321  Price:  £35.00  

 Superb original lithograph titled ‘Neuseelander. Habitans de la New Zeland’ (new Zealand) Published around 1840 for Naturgeschichte und Abbildungen de Saugethiere by Heinrich Rudolf Schinz. The picture was drawn by Fuchs.

Habitants of New Zealand circa 1840

Superb original lithograph titled ‘Bewohner Von Houa-Houa. Habitans de Houa Houa’ New Zealand. Published around 1840 for Naturgeschichte und Abbildungen de Saugethiere by Heinrich Rudolf Schinz. The picture was lithographed by Honegger after Hassler.

The picture, which has fine later hand colouring, has a few grubby marks but generally in very good condition. Double click image for a more detailed view. Size of image 220mm x 180mm. 

Ref no: 3320  Price:  £35.00  

 uperb original lithograph titled ‘Bewohner Von Houa-Houa. Habitans de Houa Houa’ New Zealand. Published around 1840 for Naturgeschichte und Abbildungen de Saugethiere by Heinrich Rudolf Schinz. The picture was lithographed by Honegger after Hassler.

De Leydzte Poort, Holland circa 1695

Very early copper plate engraving ‘De Leydzte Poort’ by Casper Commelin published in Holland around 1695. The port is one of the old city gates into Amsterdam. Super original engraving.

The picture, which has fine later hand colouring, has some light foxing and a small repaired tear to the right hand border, not affecting the image. Light central fold as issued, the picture is on watermarked laid paper. Double click image for a more detailed view. Size of image 340mm x 260mm. 

Ref no: 3324  Price:  £SOLD  

 Very early copper plate engraving ‘De Leydzte Poort’ by Casper Commelin published in Holland around 1695. The port is one of the old city gates into Amsterdam. Super original engraving.

Entrance to the Grand Canal , Venice circa 1860

Superb steel engraving titled ‘Entre’e du Grand Canal’ published by Chez J.A Habmit around 1860. Stunning view of the canal with the Santa Maria Della Salute in the background and condolers in the foreground.

The picture, which is printed in colour and coated to give a hand coloured look is a little grubby around the border but otherwise in good condition. Double click image for a more detailed view. Size of image 265mm x 175mm. 

Ref no: 3301  Price:  £45.00    

 Superb steel engraving titled ‘Entre’e du Grand Canal’ published by Chez J.A Habmit around 1860. Stunning view of the canal with the Santa Maria Della Salute in the background and condolers in the foreground.

British Fishery of the South Shetland Coast c1790

Rare early copper plate engraving ‘A View of the British Fishery off the So’ Coast of Shetland’ Scotland. Published for the London Magazine around 1790 the picture was printed by R Baldwin at the Rose in Paternoster Row, London.  

The picture, which has later hand colouring, has a light vertical crease and folds as issued, super picture. Double click image for a more detailed view. Size of image 240mm x 150mm. 

Ref no: 3315  Price:  £35.00    

 Rare early copper plate engraving ‘A View of the British Fishery off the So’ Coast of Shetland’ Scotland. Published for the London Magazine around 1790 the picture was printed by R Baldwin at the Rose in Paternoster Row, London.

Capture of the Ting-hai, Chusan 

Steel engraving titled ‘Capture of the Ting-hai, Chusan'. Engraved by E Brandard after Thomas Allom, I believe the picture comes from ‘China Illustrated as a series of views displaying the Scenery, Architecture and Social Habits’ published between 1843-1847.

The engraving, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Double click image for a more detailed view. Size of image 190mm x 120mm. 

Ref no: 3318  Price:  £SOLD    

 Steel engraving titled ‘Capture of the Ting-hai, Chusan'. Engraved by E Brandard after Thomas Allom, I believe the picture comes from ‘China Illustrated as a series of views displaying the Scenery, Architecture and Social Habits’ published between 1843-1847.

City of Ning-po from the river 

Steel engraving titled ‘City of Ning-po from the river'. Engraved by S Bradshaw after Thomas Allom, I believe the picture comes from ‘China Illustrated as a series of views displaying the Scenery, Architecture and Social Habits’ published between 1843-1847.

The engraving, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Double click image for a more detailed view. Size of image 190mm x 120mm. 

Ref no: 3319  Price:  £SOLD    

 Steel engraving titled ‘City of Ning-po from the river'. Engraved by S Bradshaw after Thomas Allom, I believe the picture comes from ‘China Illustrated as a series of views displaying the Scenery, Architecture and Social Habits’ published between 1843-1847.

Termination of the Great Wall of China , Gulf of Pecheli  

Steel engraving titled ‘Termination of the Great Wall of China, Gulf of Pecheli’. Engraved by J B Allen after Thomas Allom, I believe the picture comes from ‘China Illustrated as a series of views displaying the Scenery, Architecture and Social Habits’ published between 1843-1847.

The engraving, which has later hand colouring, has a fine line just above the junk’s top sail, otherwise in good condition. Double click image for a more detailed view. Size of image 190mm x 120mm. 

Ref no: 3304  Price:  £SOLD    

 Steel engraving titled ‘Termination of the Great Wall of China, Gulf of Pecheli’. Engraved by J B Allen after Thomas Allom, I believe the picture comes from ‘China Illustrated as a series of views displaying the Scenery, Architecture and Social Habits’ published between 1843-1847.

Estuary of the Tahea, or Ning Po River  

Steel engraving titled ‘Estuary of the Tahea, or Ning Po River’. Engraved by W Floyd after Thomas Allom, I believe the picture comes from ‘China Illustrated as a series of views displaying the Scenery, Architecture and Social Habits’ published between 1843-1847.

The engraving, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Double click image for a more detailed view. Size of image 190mm x 120mm. 

Ref no: 3305  Price:  £SOLD    

 Steel engraving titled ‘Estuary of the Tahea, or Ning Po River’. Engraved by W Floyd after Thomas Allom, I believe the picture comes from ‘China Illustrated as a series of views displaying the Scenery, Architecture and Social Habits’ published between 1843-1847.

Se Tseaou Shan or the Western Seared Hills  

Steel engraving titled ‘Se Tseaou Shan or the Western Seared Hills’. Engraved by J Redaway after Thomas Allom, I believe the picture comes from ‘China Illustrated as a series of views displaying the Scenery, Architecture and Social Habits’ published between 1843-1847.

The engraving, which has later hand colouring, is a little grubby around the borders but otherwise in good condition. Double click image for a more detailed view. Size of image 190mm x 120mm. 

Ref no: 3306  Price:  £SOLD    

 Steel engraving titled ‘Se Tseaou Shan or the Western Seared Hills’. Engraved by J Redaway after Thomas Allom, I believe the picture comes from ‘China Illustrated as a series of views displaying the Scenery, Architecture and Social Habits’ published between 1843-1847.

View of Canton in China after Metz 1785

Early copper plate engraving titled ‘View of Canton in China’. Engraved by Heath after Metz the picture was published by Harrison & Co, March 1785. Super image with junks in the foreground.

The engraving, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Double click image for a more detailed view. Size of image 165mm x 115mm. 

Ref no: 3307  Price:  £SOLD    

 arly copper plate engraving titled ‘View of Canton in China’. Engraved by Heath after Metz the picture was published by Harrison & Co, March 1785. Super image with junks in the foreground.

New Zealand 1837

Early engraving of New Zealand from volume three of ‘Univers Picturesque, Oceanie ou Cinquieme Partie de Monde’, (Picturesque Universe, Oceana or the Fifth part of the world). Published with French text by Firmin Didot Brothers in Paris in 1837.  

The engraving, which has later hand colouring, is a little grubby around the borders but otherwise in good condition. Double click image for a more detailed view. Size of image 140mm x 95mm. 

Ref no: 3308  Price:  £20.00    

 arly engraving of New Zealand from volume three of ‘Univers Picturesque, Oceanie ou Cinquieme Partie de Monde’, (Picturesque Universe, Oceana or the Fifth part of the world). Published with French text by Firmin Didot Brothers in Paris in 1837.

Fort St George on the Coromandel Coast, India 1794

Scarce original early copper engraving ‘Fort St George on the Coromandel Coast belonging to the East India Company’. Published by Laurie and Whittle in Fleet Street London in 1794. Superb image of the fort with ships in the foreground. Engraved by I Van Ryne.

The picture, which has wonderful hand colouring, has some very light creasing with discolouration to the border. However the discolouration will mount out and the picture will look stunning framed. A rare image. Double click image for a more detailed view.  Size of engraved area 390mm x 250mm. 

Ref no: 3262 Price:  £SOLD

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 Scarce original early copper engraving ‘Fort St George on the Coromandel Coast belonging to the East India Company’. Published by Laurie and Whittle in Fleet Street London in 1794. Superb image of the fort with ships in the foreground. Engraved by I Van Ryne.

The North View of Gibraltar c1790

Early copper plate engraving ‘The North View of Gibraltar’ from Barlow’s General History of Europe published around 1790. Super image with part of the English fleet in the harbour. Engraved by Warren.

The picture, which has later hand colouring, has a couple of very light creases, otherwise in good condition. Double click image for a more detailed view.  Size of engraved area 300mm x 180mm. 

Ref no: 3263 Price:  £30.00  

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 Early copper plate engraving ‘The North View of Gibraltar’ from Barlow’s General History of Europe published around 1790. Super image with part of the English fleet in the harbour. Engraved by Warren.

The Pyramids of Egypt 1760 

Fine copper plate engraving of ‘The Pyramids of Egypt’. Sub-titled ‘were known 1000 years before the birth of Christ, each side of the largest Pyramid is at the base 682 feet, it rises in height 626 foot & the top is a square whose sides are each of them 16 foot long, and yet compos’d but of 5 stones’. Super early image published by J Coote in London for ‘A New Geographical Dictionary’ by John Barlow. 

The picture, which has later hand colouring, has some creasing to the border but generally in good condition. Double click image for a more detailed view. Size of larger picture 215mm x 165mm. 

Ref no: 3232 Price: £SOLD                                                     Click on image to enlarge 

 Fine copper plate engraving of ‘The Pyramids of Egypt’. Sub-titled ‘were known 1000 years before the birth of Christ, each side of the largest Pyramid is at the base 682 feet, it rises in height 626 foot & the top is a square whose sides are each of them 16 foot long, and yet compos’d but of 5 stones’. Super early image published by J Coote in London for ‘A New Geographical Dictionary’ by John Barlow.

Gibraltar 1785 

Rare early engraving of Gibraltar published by Harrison and Co in 1785. Super view of the Rock, engraved by Heath.

The picture, which has later hand colouring, is a little discoloured but generally in good condition. Double click image for a more detailed view. Size of larger picture 170mm x 120mm. 

Ref no: 3235 Price: £25.00                                                       Click on image to enlarge 

 Rare early engraving of Gibraltar published by Harrison and Co in 1785. Super view of the Rock, engraved by Heath.

Samboupo circa 1750 

Fine copper plate engraved view of Samboupo on the Island of Celebes, Indonesia. Published for ‘Histoire Generale des Voyages’ by Antoine Prevost around 1750 the picture was engraved by Jacob van der Schley. Super view with ships in the foreground.

The picture, which has later hand colouring, is on heavy laid paper and in good condition. Folds as issued. Size of engraved area 350mm x 190mm. 

Ref no: 3215 Price: £35.00

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 Fine copper plate engraved view of Samboupo on the Island of Celebes, Indonesia. Published for ‘Histoire Generale des Voyages’ by Antoine Prevost around 1750 the picture was engraved by Jacob van der Schley. Super view with ships in the foreground.

Vue De Dabul, India  circa 1750 

Fine copper plate engraving ‘Vue De Dabul’ India. Published for ‘Histoire Generale des Voyages’ by Antoine Prevost around 1750.  

The picture, which has later hand colouring, is on laid paper and in good condition. Folds as issued. Size of engraved area 270mm x 180mm. 

Ref no: 3216 Price: £35.00

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 Fine copper plate engraving ‘Vue De Dabul’ India. Published for ‘Histoire Generale des Voyages’ by Antoine Prevost around 1750.

Venice circa 1775

Copper plate engraving, ‘A view from the Column of St Mark to the Dalmatian Wharf in the City of Venice’. Engraved for Bankes’s new System of Geography, the picture dates from around 1775.

The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in reasonable condition. Double click image for a more detailed view. Size of image 175mm x 120mm. 

Ref no: 3239 Price:  £25.00  

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 Copper plate engraving, ‘A view from the Column of St Mark to the Dalmatian Wharf in the City of Venice’. Engraved for Bankes’s new System of Geography, the picture dates from around 1775.

Port L’Orient, France circa 1775

Copper plate engraving, ‘View of Port L’Orient in the Province of Brittany in the Kingdom of France’. Engraved for Bankes’s new System of Geography, the picture dates from around 1775.

The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in reasonable condition. Double click image for a more detailed view. Size of image 175mm x 120mm. 

Ref no: 3240 Price:  £18.00  

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 Copper plate engraving, ‘View of Port L’Orient in the Province of Brittany in the Kingdom of France’. Engraved for Bankes’s new System of Geography, the picture dates from around 1775.

Port of Nantes, France circa 1775

Copper plate engraving, ‘The Port of Nantz, in the in the Province of Brittany in the Kingdom of France’ (Nantes). Engraved for Bankes’s new System of Geography, the picture dates from around 1775.

The picture, which has later hand colouring, is a little grubby around the borders but otherwise in reasonable condition. Double click image for a more detailed view. Size of image 170mm x 120mm. 

Ref no: 3241 Price:  £18.00  

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 Copper plate engraving, ‘The Port of Nantz, in the in the Province of Brittany in the Kingdom of France’ (Nantes). Engraved for Bankes’s new System of Geography, the picture dates from around 1775.

Gammalamme, Mount Gamalama, Indonesia 1683 

Very early copper plate engraving of Mount Gamalama, Temate Island Indonesia. Published in 1683  for Allain Mallet's 'Description I'Universe'. Fine image with ships in the foreground. 

The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Double click image for a more detailed view. Size of larger picture 150mm x 100mm. 

Ref no: 3231 Price: £25.00                                                   

 ery early copper plate engraving of Mount Gamalama, Temate Island Indonesia. Published in 1683  for Allain Mallet's 'Description I'Universe'. Fine image with ships in the foreground.

Imogen and Andromace passing the Batteries at Bocca Tigris, 1843-1847 

Steel engraving ‘H M Ships Imogen and Andromache passing the Batteries at Bocca Tigris'. Engraved by W Floyd after Thomas Allom the picture comes from ‘a sketch on the spot by Lieut: White, Royal Marines', published between 1843 and 1847.  

The picture, which has later hand colouring, has a few light marks to the border which will matt out, otherwise in good condition. Size of engraved area 190mm x 120mm. 

Ref no: 3208 Price: £SOLD

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 Steel engraving ‘H M Ships Imogen and Andromache passing the Batteries at Bocca Tigris'. Engraved by W Floyd after Thomas Allom the picture comes from ‘a sketch on the spot by Lieut: White, Royal Marines', published between 1843 and 1847.

Junks passing an inclined plane on the Imperial Canal, China 1843-1847 

Steel engraving ‘Junks passing an inclined plane on the Imperial Canal’. Engraved by W Floyd after Thomas Allom the picture comes from ‘China Illustrated as a series of views displaying the Scenery, Architecture and Social Habits’ published between 1843 and 1847.  

The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in very good condition. Size of engraved area 190mm x 125mm. 

Ref no: 3161 Price: £SOLD

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 Steel engraving ‘Junks passing an inclined plane on the Imperial Canal’. Engraved by W Floyd after Thomas Allom the picture comes from ‘China Illustrated as a series of views displaying the Scenery, Architecture and Social Habits’ published between 1843 and 1847.

Canton Barge-men, fighting Quails, China 1843-1847 

Steel engraving ‘Canton Barge-men, fighting Quails'. Engraved by Angus Fox after Thomas Allom the picture comes from ‘China Illustrated as a series of views displaying the Scenery, Architecture and Social Habits’ published between 1843 and 1847.  

The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in very good condition. Size of engraved area 190mm x 125mm. 

Ref no: 3162 Price: £SOLD

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 Steel engraving ‘Canton Barge-men, fighting Quails'. Engraved by Angus Fox after Thomas Allom the picture comes from ‘China Illustrated as a series of views displaying the Scenery, Architecture and Social Habits’ published between 1843 and 1847.

Macao, China 1832

Fine steel engraving of Macao, China dated 1832. Engraved by W Floyd from a drawing by W Purser the picture was originally sketched by Captain R Elliot R.N.

The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in very good condition. Size of engraved area 185mm x 115mm. 

Ref no: 3194 Price: £SOLD

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 Fine steel engraving of Macao, China dated 1832. Engraved by W Floyd from a drawing by W Purser the picture was originally sketched by Captain R Elliot R.N.

Gezigt Van Bezitneeming – Baai Aan Het Eiland Zuid – Georgie circa 1800 

Early copper plate engraving ‘Gezigt Van Bezitneeming – Baai Aan Het Eiland Zuid – Georgie’ published around 1800, possibly in Holland or France. The image is of the South Georgian mountains, South Georgia and comes from the travels of Captain Cook. An interesting picture.  

The picture, which has later hand colouring, is on laid paper and has multi vertical and horizontal folds which appear to be as issued, otherwise in very good condition.  Size of engraved area 350mm x 200mm. 

Ref no: 3212 Price: £35.00

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 Early copper plate engraving ‘Gezigt Van Bezitneeming – Baai Aan Het Eiland Zuid – Georgie’ published around 1800, possibly in Holland or France. The image is of the South Georgian mountains, South Georgia and comes from the travels of Captain Cook. An interesting picture.

Otaheitans circa 1820

Small copper plate engraving 'Otaheitans' dating from around 1820. Super little family gathering with the hunter father.

The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Double click image for a more detailed view. Size of the engraved area is 90mm x 60mm. 

Ref no: 3198 Price: £15.00

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 Small copper plate engraving 'Otaheitans' dating from around 1820. Super little family gathering with the hunter father.

Malta circa 1860

Steel engraving of Malta from ‘England’s Battles’ dating from around 1860. Engraved by H Bibby the pictures shows a fine view of Malta and the harbour.

The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition.  Size of engraved area 180mm x 120mm, excluding ornate borders. 

Ref no: 3140 Price: £SOLD

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 Steel engraving of Malta from ‘England’s Battles’ dating from around 1860. Engraved by H Bibby the pictures shows a fine view of Malta and the harbour.

Tiger Island, entrance to the Canton River, China 1844 

Steel engraving by Edward Goodall titled ‘Tiger Island. Entrance of the Canton River’. The picture was published by Fisher Son & Co in 1844 and comes from Elliot’s ‘Views in the East’. Drawn by C Stanfield after a sketch by Captain Robert Elliot R.N.  

The picture, which has later hand colouring, has a crease to the top right hand side of the picture, just touching the image. Matted it won't notice, otherwise in good condition. Size of engraved area 180mm x 115mm. 

Ref no: 3163 Price: £SOLD

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 Steel engraving by Edward Goodall titled ‘Tiger Island. Entrance of the Canton River’. The picture was published by Fisher Son & Co in 1844 and comes from Elliot’s ‘Views in the East’. Drawn by C Stanfield after a sketch by Captain Robert Elliot R.N.

Montreal, from the St Lawrence, 1841

Steel engraving ‘Montreal, from the St Lawrence’. The engraving comes from N.P. Willis’s ‘American Scenery’ which featured a series of views of the United States of America and Canada. Engraved by C Cousen, the picture is from an original drawing by William Henry Bartlett and is dated 1841. Others from this series can be found on the following pages.

The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in very good condition. Size of engraved area 190mm x 125mm. 

Ref no: 3164 Price: £SOLD

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 Steel engraving ‘Montreal, from the St Lawrence’. The engraving comes from N.P. Willis’s ‘American Scenery’ which featured a series of views of the United States of America and Canada. Engraved by C Cousen, the picture is from an original drawing by William Henry Bartlett and is dated 1841.

Prescott from Ogdenburgh Harbour 1840

Steel engraving ‘Prescott from Ogdenburgh Harbour'. The engraving comes from N.P. Willis’s ‘American Scenery’ which featured a series of views of the United States of America and Canada. Engraved by  J C Bentley, the picture is from an original drawing by William Henry Bartlett and is dated 1840. 

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: 3165 Price: £18.00

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 Steel engraving ‘Prescott from Ogdenburgh Harbour'. The engraving comes from N.P. Willis’s ‘American Scenery’ which featured a series of views of the United States of America and Canada. Engraved by  J C Bentley, the picture is from an original drawing by William Henry Bartlett and is dated 1840.

Whale Fishery, Greenland C1775

 

Copper engraving titled 'View of the WHALE-FISHERY and the manner of KILLING-BEARS near & on the Coast of Greenland'. The picture was engraved for Bankes's ' New System of Geography' published around 1775. There's no engraver shown but I believe it is by Thomas Bowen who engraved plates for a number of publications during this period. 

 

The picture, which as later hand colouring, is in good condition. Double click image for a more detailed view. Size of engraved area 260mm x 155mm.

 

Ref no: 3087     Price: £SOLD
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Copper engraving titled 'View of the WHALE-FISHERY and the manner of KILLING-BEARS near & on the Coast of Greenland'. The picture was engraved for Bankes's ' New System of Geography' published around 1775. There's no engraver shown but I believe it is by Thomas Bowen who engraved plates for a number of publications during this period.
Venice, 1775
 
Copper engraving titled 'A View from the Column of St Mark to the Dalmatian Wharf in the City of Venice'. The picture was engraved for Bankes's 'New System of Geography' published around 1775.  
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Double click image for a detailed view. Size of engraved area 175mm x 120mm.
 

 

Ref no: 3096    Price: £SOLD
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Copper engraving titled 'A View from the Column of St Mark to the Dalmatian Wharf in the City of Venice'. The picture was engraved for Bankes's 'New System of Geography' published around 1775.
Venice, 1775
 
Copper engraving titled 'A View from the Column of St Theodore to the entrance of the great Canal in the City of Venice'. The picture was engraved for Bankes's 'New System of Geography' published around 1775.  
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Double click image for a detailed view. Size of engraved area 175mm x 120mm.
 

 

Ref no: 3097    Price: £25.00
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Copper engraving titled 'A View from the Column of St Theodore to the entrance of the great Canal in the City of Venice'. The picture was engraved for Bankes's 'New System of Geography' published around 1775.
Capt' Drake C1774
 
Fine early engraving by John June titled 'Capt' Drake, going off to sea on a raft in Quest of his two pinaces'. Published around 1774 the picture is quite scarce.  
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Double click image for a detailed view. Size of engraved area 155mm x 90mm.
 

 

Ref no: 2955    Price: £25.00
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Fine early engraving by John June titled 'Capt' Drake, going off to sea on a raft in Quest of his two pinaces'. Published around 1774 the picture is quite scarce.
Greenland Whale Fishery C1820
 
Super early engraving titled 'Greenland Whale Fishery'. Engraved by T Wallis from an original painting by W M Craig the picture dates from around 1820. Unusual drawing of what I assume is a polar bear in the foreground but and interesting picture.  
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Double click image for a detailed view. Size of engraved area 170mm x 125mm.
 

 

Ref no: 2943    Price: £SOLD
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Super early engraving titled 'Greenland Whale Fishery'. Engraved by T Wallis from an original painting by W M Craig the picture dates from around 1820. Unusual drawing of what I assume is a polar bear in the foreground but and interesting picture.
Ceylon 1685
 
Very early copper plate engraving of Columbo & Gale Ceylon from Allain Mallet's 'Description I'Universe'. The picture dates from 1685 with both images on the same sheet.
  
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Double click the image for va more detailed view. Size of engraved area 140mm x 100mm.
  

Ref no: 2917 Price: £SOLD

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Very early copper plate engraving of Columbo & Gale Ceylon from Allain Mallet's 'Description I'Universe'. The picture dates from 1685 with both images on the same sheet.
Calais Harbour by Charles George Lewis C1860
 
Super engraving 'French Sloop coming into Calais Harbour' by Charles George Lewis. The picture dates from around 1860.
 
The picture is in very good condition. Double click the image for a more detailed view. Size of engraved area 180mm x 110mm.
  
Ref no: 2881   Price: £SOLD
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Super engraving 'French Sloop coming into Calais Harbour' by Charles George Lewis. The picture dates from around 1860.
Venice, The Arrival by C Cousen C1860
 
Fine quality steel engraving 'Venice - The Arrival' by C Cousen from an original engraving by E W Cooke. The picture dates from around 1860, super image.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, has reduced margins but is in good condition. Double click the image for a more detailed view. Size of engraved area 280mm x 155mm.
  
Ref no: 2747   Price: £SOLD
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Fine quality steel engraving 'Venice - The Arrival' by C Cousen from an original engraving by E W Cooke. The picture dates from around 1860, super image.
Town and Harbour of Toulon C1795
 
Super early folding copper plate engraving 'View of the Town and Harbour of Toulon, from the Gun Wharf'. Engraved by J Pass from an original drawing by J Vernet the picture dates from around 1795.
 
The map, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Central fold. Double click the image for a more detailed view. Size of engraved area 165mm x 130mm.
 
Ref no: 2668   Price: £22.00
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Super early folding copper plate engraving 'View of the Town and Harbour of Toulon, from the Gun Wharf'. Engraved by J Pass from an original drawing by J Vernet the picture dates from around 1795.
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 but generally in good condition. Size of engraved area 180mm x 120mm, excluding the ornate borders
 
Ref no: 2594 Price:   £SOLD
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Steel engraving of the harbour at Balaklava by H Biddy dating from around 1860.
Tetuan, Morocco 1803
 
Fine aquatint engraving 'View of Tetuan on the Coast of Morocco' dated 1803. The picture was engraved by Wells and was published by J Gold in Shoe Lane London. 
 
The picture, is in good condition. Double click the image for a more detailed view. Size of engraved area 180mm x 130mm.
 
Ref no: 2593    Price: £SOLD
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Fine aquatint engraving 'View of Tetuan on the Coast of Morocco' dated 1803. The picture was engraved by Wells and was published by J Gold in Shoe Lane London.
Algiers, Africa, Bertuch C1800
 
Copper plate engraving of the town of Algiers, Africa from Bertuch's 'Bilderbuch Fur Kinder' published around 1800. 
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, has some offsetting (text showing through) but otherwise in reasonable condition. Double click the image for a more detailed view. Size of engraved area 190mm x 150mm.
  
Ref no: 2592    Price: £18.00
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Copper plate engraving of the town of Algiers, Africa from Bertuch's 'Bilderbuch Fur Kinder' published around 1800.
Australia 1837
 
Early engraving of Australia from volume three of 'Univers Picturesque. Oceanie ou Cinquieme Partie de Monde'  (Picturesque Universe. Oceana or the Fifth part of the world) with text in French. Published by Firmin Didot Brothers in Paris in 1837.
 
The picture is titled in French but roughly translates to 'Naturals of Port King George having received goods' and shows the indigenous people of Australia the Aborigines .
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in reasonable condition. Double click the image for a more detailed view. Size of engraved area 140mm x 90mm.
 
Ref no: 2526    Price: £20.00
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The picture is titled in French but roughly translates to 'Naturals of Port King George having received goods' and shows the indigenous people of Australia the Aborigines . We will be listing quite a few engravings from this publication over the next few months, they can be found in our 'Pre 1900 International' section and will feature many South Seas islands.
New Zealand 1837
 
Early engraving of New Zealand from volume three of 'Univers Picturesque. Oceanie ou Cinquieme Partie de Monde'  (Picturesque Universe. Oceana or the Fifth part of the world) with text in French. Published by Firmin Didot Brothers in Paris in 1837. The picture is titled in French and roughly translates to 'The Great Navy' and shows the indigenous people of New Zealand the Maori.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in reasonable condition. Double click the image for a more detailed view. Size of engraved area 145mm x 90mm.
  
Ref no: 2528    Price: £SOLD
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Early steel engraving of New Zealand from volume three of 'Univers Picturesque. Oceanie ou Cinquieme Partie de Monde'  (Picturesque Universe. Oceana or the Fifth part of the world) with text in French. Published by Firmin Didot Brothers in Paris in 1837. The picture is titled in French and roughly translates to 'The Great Navy' and shows the indigenous people of New Zealand the Maori.
New Zealand 1837
 
Early engraving of New Zealand from volume three of 'Univers Picturesque. Oceanie ou Cinquieme Partie de Monde'  (Picturesque Universe. Oceana or the Fifth part of the world) with text in French. Published by Firmin Didot Brothers in Paris in 1837. The picture is titled in French and shows the indigenous people of New Zealand the Maori.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is very close trimmed along the bottom edge but otherwise in reasonable condition. Double click the image for a more detailed view. Size of engraved area 145mm x 90mm.
  
Ref no: 2527    Price: £SOLD
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Early steel engraving of Australia from volume three of 'Univers Picturesque. Oceanie ou Cinquieme Partie de Monde'  (Picturesque Universe. Oceana or the Fifth part of the world) with text in French. Published by Firmin Didot Brothers in Paris in 1837. The picture is titled in French and shows the indigenous peoples, Maori.
Vue de Samboupo C1750

Super early copper plate engraving titled 'Vue de Samboupo' Indonesia. The picture is by Bellin and dates from around 1750-55. 
  
The picture is a little grubby around the borders but generally in good condition. Folds as issued. Size of engraved area 280mm x 180mm.
  
Ref no: 2545 Price: £SOLD
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Super early copper plate engraving titled 'Vue de Samboupo' Indonesia. The picture is by Bellin and dates from around 1750-55.
New Zealand 1837
 
Early engraving of New Zealand from volume three of 'Univers Picturesque. Oceanie ou Cinquieme Partie de Monde'  (Picturesque Universe. Oceana or the Fifth part of the world) with text in French. Published by Firmin Didot Brothers in Paris in 1837. The picture is titled in French and shows a head hunter.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is a little grubby around the borders but otherwise in reasonable condition. Double click the image for a more detailed view. Size of engraved area 145mm x 90mm.
  
Ref no: 2534    Price: £20.00
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Early engraving of New Zealand from volume three of 'Univers Picturesque. Oceanie ou Cinquieme Partie de Monde'  (Picturesque Universe. Oceana or the Fifth part of the world) with text in French. Published by Firmin Didot Brothers in Paris in 1837. The picture is titled in French and shows a head hunter.

New Zealand 1837

Early engraving of New Zealand from volume three of ‘Univers Picturesque, Oceanie ou Cinquieme Partie de Monde’, (Picturesque Universe, Oceana or the Fifth part of the world). Published with French text by Firmin Didot Brothers in Paris in 1837.  

The engraving, which has later hand colouring, is a little grubby around the borders but otherwise in good condition. Double click image for a more detailed view. Size of image 140mm x 85mm. 

Ref no: 3309  Price:  £20.00    
 Early engraving of New Zealand from volume three of ‘Univers Picturesque, Oceanie ou Cinquieme Partie de Monde’, (Picturesque Universe, Oceana or the Fifth part of the world). Published with French text by Firmin Didot Brothers in Paris in 1837.

New Zealand 1837

Early engraving of New Zealand from volume three of ‘Univers Picturesque, Oceanie ou Cinquieme Partie de Monde’, (Picturesque Universe, Oceana or the Fifth part of the world). Published with French text by Firmin Didot Brothers in Paris in 1837.  

The engraving, which has later hand colouring, is a little grubby around the borders but otherwise in good condition. Double click image for a more detailed view. Size of image 140mm x 85mm. 

Ref no: 3310  Price:  £20.00    

 Early engraving of New Zealand from volume three of ‘Univers Picturesque, Oceanie ou Cinquieme Partie de Monde’, (Picturesque Universe, Oceana or the Fifth part of the world). Published with French text by Firmin Didot Brothers in Paris in 1837.

New Zealand 1837

Early engraving of New Zealand from volume three of ‘Univers Picturesque, Oceanie ou Cinquieme Partie de Monde’, (Picturesque Universe, Oceana or the Fifth part of the world). Published with French text by Firmin Didot Brothers in Paris in 1837.  

The engraving, which has later hand colouring, is a little grubby around the borders but otherwise in good condition. Double click image for a more detailed view. Size of image 140mm x 90mm. 

Ref no: 3311  Price:  £20.00  

 Early engraving of New Zealand from volume three of ‘Univers Picturesque, Oceanie ou Cinquieme Partie de Monde’, (Picturesque Universe, Oceana or the Fifth part of the world). Published with French text by Firmin Didot Brothers in Paris in 1837.

New Zealand 1837

Early engraving of New Zealand from volume three of ‘Univers Picturesque, Oceanie ou Cinquieme Partie de Monde’, (Picturesque Universe, Oceana or the Fifth part of the world). Published with French text by Firmin Didot Brothers in Paris in 1837.  

The engraving, which has later hand colouring, is a little grubby around the borders but otherwise in good condition. Double click image for a more detailed view. Size of image 140mm x 90mm. 

Ref no: 3312  Price:  £20.00  

 Early engraving of New Zealand from volume three of ‘Univers Picturesque, Oceanie ou Cinquieme Partie de Monde’, (Picturesque Universe, Oceana or the Fifth part of the world). Published with French text by Firmin Didot Brothers in Paris in 1837.

New Zealand 1837

Early engraving of New Zealand from volume three of ‘Univers Picturesque, Oceanie ou Cinquieme Partie de Monde’, (Picturesque Universe, Oceana or the Fifth part of the world). Published with French text by Firmin Didot Brothers in Paris in 1837.  

The engraving, which has later hand colouring, is a little grubby around the borders with a stain to the right hand side, otherwise in good condition. Double click image for a more detailed view. Size of image 140mm x 85mm. 

Ref no: 3313  Price:  £20.00  

 Early engraving of New Zealand from volume three of ‘Univers Picturesque, Oceanie ou Cinquieme Partie de Monde’, (Picturesque Universe, Oceana or the Fifth part of the world). Published with French text by Firmin Didot Brothers in Paris in 1837.
Archipel de Tonga 1837
 
Early engraving of 'Archipel de Tonga' from volume three of 'Univers Picturesque. Oceanie ou Cinquieme Partie de Monde'  (Picturesque Universe. Oceana or the Fifth part of the world) with text in French. Published by Firmin Didot Brothers in Paris in 1837. The picture is titled in French 'Combat D'un canot avec les naturels de Lagouembre'.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is close trimmed along the top edge but otherwise in reasonable condition. Double click the image for a more detailed view. Size of engraved area 145mm x 85mm.
  
Ref no: 2536    Price: £20.00
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Early engraving of 'Archipel de Tonga' from volume three of 'Univers Picturesque. Oceanie ou Cinquieme Partie de Monde'  (Picturesque Universe. Oceana or the Fifth part of the world) with text in French. Published by Firmin Didot Brothers in Paris in 1837. The picture is titled in French 'Combat D'un canot avec les naturels de Lagouembre'.
Paris C1850
 
Fine early lithograph of Paris in France by Lemercier showing one of the bridges across the River Seine with ships tied up. The picture dates from around 1850.
 
The picture, which is hand coloured, is in good condition. Double click the image for a more detailed view. Size of engraved area 200mm x 125mm.
 
Ref no: 2505    Price: £25.00
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Fine early lithograph of Paris in France by Lemercier showing one of the bridges across the River Seine with ships tied up. The picture dates from around 1850.
Quebec, Canada C1850
 
Super steel engraving of Quebec in Canada by Lemaitre dating from around 1850. Fine view with ships and sailing boats in the harbour. 
 
The picture is in good condition. Double click the image for a more detailed view. Size of engraved area 170mm x 90mm.
  
Ref no: 2503    Price: £SOLD
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Super steel engraving of Quebec in Canada by Lemaitre dating from around 1850. Fine view with ships and sailing boats in the harbour.
Pont De Bordeaux C1835
 
Fine quality lithograph of 'Pont De Bordeaux' dating from 1835. The picture was engraved by J Jacottet Auguste Bry and published by Gihaut Freres. Super view of the shipyard and ship building in the French port, and of course of the bridge.  
 
The picture, which is hand coloured, is a little grubby around the borders, well away from the image and has a very small mark along the border line just left of the titles. Otherwise in good condition. Size of engraved area 300mm x 205mm.
 
Ref no: 2413  Price: £SOLD
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Fine quality lithograph of 'Pont De Bordeaux' dating from 1835. The picture was engraved by J Jacottet at Auguste Bry and published by Gihaut Freres. Supper view of the shipyard and ship building in the French port, and of course of the bridge.
Fowl Island, Bay of Bengal, India 1810
 
Super aquatint of Fowl Island, Bay of Bengal, India by Thomas and William Daniel. Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme in the 1810 ' A Picturesque Voyage to India by the way of China'. Original hand colouring.  
 
The picture is printed on light card and in very good condition. Size of engraved area 190mm x 120mm.
 
Ref no: 2380  Price: £SOLD
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Super aquatint of Fowl Island, Bay of Bengal, India by Thomas and William Daniel. Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme in the 1810 ' A Picturesque Voyage to India by the way of China'. Original hand colouring.
Seal catching in Greenland, 1813
 
Super aquatint of 'Greenland Seal Catching' by John Heaviside Clark dated 1813. Engraved by M Dubourg the picture was published and sold by Edward Orme in Bond Street London and comes from 'Foreign Field Sports published in 1814.   
 
The picture, which has original hand colouring, has a few marks to the wash line border, mainly to the left hand side and is a bit grubby around the edges which will matt out. Size of engraved area 190mm x 140mm.
 
Ref no: 2407  Price: £SOLD
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Super aquatint of 'Greenland Seal Catching' by John Heaviside Clark dated 1813. Engraved by M Dubourg the picture was published and sold by Edward Orme in Bond Street London and comes from 'Foreign Field Sports published in 1814.
Portraits of two Russian Men of War 1799
 
Rare early engraving 'Portraits of two Russian Men of War'. Engraved from an original drawing by Pocock the picture was published by Bunney & Gold October 1799 for the Naval Chronicles.    
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is a bit grubby along the bottom border but this does matt out. Size of engraved area      210mm x 120mm.
 
Ref no: 2349  Price: £SOLD
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Rare early engraving 'Portraits of two Russian Men of War'. Engraved from an original drawing by Pocock the picture was published by Bunney & Gold October 1799 for the Naval Chronicles.
Sea-Shore in Holland C1860 
 
Fine quality steel engraving of the 'Sea-Shore in Holland'. Engraved by J C Bentley from an original drawing by Sir A W Callcott, the picture was published in the Art Journal and dates from around 1860.   
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Size of engraved area 240mm x 160mm.
 
Ref no: 2354  Price: £25.00
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Fine quality steel engraving of the 'Sea-Shore in Holland'. Engraved by J C Bentley from an original drawing by Sir A W Callcott, the picture was published in the Art Journal and dates from around 1860.
Rare engraving of Baticalo Ceylon C1750.
 
Scarce copper plate engraving 'Vue de Baticalo' (Batticalo) in Ceylon, now Sri Lanka. The picture is titled at the bottom 'Gezigt van Baticalo' and was engraved by J V Schey around 1750. Super view of the small town with sailing ships in the foreground.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, has vertical lines and folds as issued but generally is in very good condition. Si ze of engraved area 280mm x 180mm.
 
Ref no: 1881 Price: £45.00
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Scarce copper plate engraving 'Vue de Baticalo' (Batticalo) in Ceylon, now Sri Lanka. The picture is titled at the bottom 'Gezigt van Baticalo' and was engraved by J V Schey around 1750. Super view of the small town with sailing ships in the foreground.
Rochelle France C1790
 
Early copper plate engraving 'The Town & Harbour of Rochelle, Capital of the Province of Aunis in the Kingdom of France'. The picture was engraved by Tookey and comes from Banke's 'New System of Geography' published by Royal Authority and dates from around 1790.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Size of engraved area 170mm x 120mm.
   
Ref no: 2188 Price: £20.00
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Early copper plate engraving 'The Town & Harbour of Rochelle, Capital of the Province of Aunis in the Kingdom of France'. The picture was engraved by Tookey and comes from Banke's 'New System of Geography' published by Royal Authority and dates from around 1790.
Amsterdam, Holland C1794
 
Early copper plate engraving 'An accurate View of Amsterdam, the Capital of the Dutch Netherlands' Holland. The engraving was published in Baldwyn's New System of Universal Geography 1792-94.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is a little grubby around the border as you would expect from an engraving of 200 years old, but generally in good condition. Size of engraved area 280mm x 190mm.
 
Ref no: 1637 Price: £45.00
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Early copper plate engraving 'An accurate View of Amsterdam, the Capital of the Dutch Netherlands' Holland. The engraving was published in Baldwyn's New System of Universal Geography 1792-94.
Copenhagen, Denmark C1794
 
Early copper plate engraving 'A View of the City of Copenhagen, Denmark'. The engraving was published in Baldwyn's New System of Universal Geography 1792-94. A sought after picture.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is a little grubby around the border as you would expect from an engraving of 200 years old, but generally in good condition. Size of engraved area 230mm x 150mm.
 
Ref no: 1636 Price: £48.00
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Early copper plate engraving 'A View of the City of Copenhagen, Denmark'. The engraving was published in Baldwyn's New System of Universal Geography 1792-94. A sought after picture.
Tunis, North Africa 1778
 
Early copper plate engraving of 'A View of Tunis on the Coast of Barbary' engraved for Middleton's Complete System of Geography 1778. Super harbour scene of the capital of Tunisia, North Africa with ships, fort and town visible.
  
The picture, which has later hand colouring, has a small crease below the title but otherwise in good condition. Size of engraved area 270mm x 160mm.
  
Ref no: 2041 Price: £SOLD
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Early copper plate engraving of 'A View of Tunis on the Coast of Barbary' engraved for Middleton's Complete System of Geography 1778. Super harbour scene of the capital of Tunisia, North Africa with ships, fort and town visible.
The Fortifications of Gibraltar 1738
  
Rare early copper plate engraving ' Plan of the Town and Fortifications of Gibraltar, exactly taken on the Spot in the Year 1738'. Produced for M Tindal's continuation of Mr Rapin's History of England. The map is by Isaac Basire and was published around 1745 by Paul & James Knapton. Super map with fine shell cartouche and ships in the foreground.
  
The picture which is hand coloured has quite a bit of light foxing and a couple of vertical creases but price more than reflects condition, click on image for a detailed view. Folds as issued. Size of image 590mm x 360mm.
   
Ref no: 1974 Price: £SOLD
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Rare early copper plate engraving ' Plan of the Town and Fortifications of Gibraltar, exactly taken on the Spot in the Year 1738'. Produced for M Tindal's continuation of Mr Rapin's History of England. The map is by Isaac Basire and was published around 1745 by Paul & James Knapton. Super map with fine shell cartouche and ships in the foreground.
Gold Coast, West Africa by Johannes Kip 1732
 
Early and very rare double panel folding copper plate engraving of the Gold Coast, West Africa by Johannes Kip. The picture was published by Awnsham & John Churchill in their 'A Collection of Voyages and Travels' in 1732. The upper panel is titled 'The Prospect of Comendo' the lower, 'The Prospect of the Town and Castle del Mina being at NNE. about 2 miles'.
 
The picture is in good condition.Size of engraved area 340mm x 250mm.
 
Ref no: 1813 Price: £35.00
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Early and very rare double panel folding copper plate engraving of the Gold Coast, West Africa by Johannes Kip. The picture was published by Awnsham & John Churchill in their 'A Collection of Voyages and Travels' in 1732. The upper panel is titled 'The Prospect of Comendo' the lower, 'The Prospect of the Town and Castle del Mina being at NNE. about 2 miles'.
Gold Coast, West Africa by Johannes Kip 1732
 
Early and very rare three panel folding copper plate engraving of the Gold Coast, West Africa by Johannes Kip. The picture was published by Awnsham & John Churchill in their 'A Collection of Voyages and Travels' in 1732. The panels from top to bottom are: 'The Prospect of the First Point of Cape Tres Puntas, the Point C being at SE1/4 S abt 1 1/2 league', 'The Prospect of the Fort Badensteyn at Boetroe, being at NW 1 1/4 L' and 'The Prospect of the Fort St Sebastiaen at Sama, at NNW abt 1 League'.
  
The picture is in good condition. Size of engraved area 350mm x 250mm.
  
Ref no: 1815 Price: £35.00
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Early and very rare three panel folding copper plate engraving of the Gold Coast, West Africa by Johannes Kip. The picture was published by Awnsham & John Churchill in their 'A Collection of Voyages and Travels' in 1732. The panels from top to bottom are: 'The Prospect of the First Point of Cape Tres Puntas, the Point C being at SE1/4 S abt 1 1/2 league', 'The Prospect of the Fort Badensteyn at Boetroe, being at NW 1 1/4 L' and 'The Prospect of the Fort St Sebastiaen at Sama, at NNW abt 1 League'.
Gold Coast, West Africa by Johannes Kip 1732
 
Early and very rare four panel folding copper plate engraving of the Gold Coast, West Africa by Johannes Kip. The picture was published by Awnsham & John Churchill in their 'A Collection of Voyages and Travels' in 1732. The panels from top to bottom are: 'The Dutch Fort Craevecaeur at Accra', 'The Danish Fort Christiaenburgh, at Accra', 'Cape Ruygehoeck or Duyvelsberg...' and The Prospect of the Village and Coast of Lay, the Mount Redonda ...'. 
 
The picture is in good condition. Size of engraved area 350mm x 250mm.
  
Ref no: 1814 Price: £35.00
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Early and very rare four panel folding copper plate engraving of the Gold Coast, West Africa by Johannes Kip. The picture was published by Awnsham & John Churchill in their 'A Collection of Voyages and Travels' in 1732. The panels from top to bottom are: 'The Dutch Fort Craevecaeur at Accra', 'The Danish Fort Christiaenburgh, at Accra', 'Cape Ruygehoeck or Duyvelsberg...' and The Prospect of the Village and Coast of Lay, the Mount Redonda ...'.
Singapore C1830
 
Rare steel engraving of Singapore from the sea dating from around 1830.Please note this is a tiny engraving.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, has been laid on card and is discoloured; however it is quite rare. Size of engraved area 90mm x 60mm.
  
Ref no: 2066 Price: £SOLD
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Rare steel engraving of Singapore from the sea dating from around 1830.Please note this is a tiny engraving.
Gibraltar from the sea C1860
  
Steel engraving of 'Gibraltar from the sea' by H Winkles from around 1860. Super view of the rock with sailing boats in the foreground.
  
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Size of sheet 180mm x 130mm, excluding ornate border.
  
Ref no: 2014 Price: £25.00
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Steel engraving of 'Gibraltar from the sea' by H Winkles from around 1860. Super view of the rock with sailing boats in the foreground.
Gibraltar from the sea C1860
  
Steel engraving of 'Gibraltar from the sea' by H Winkles from around 1860. Super view of the rock.
  
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Size of sheet 180mm x 130mm, excluding ornate border.
 
Ref no: 2015 Price: £25.00
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Steel engraving of 'Gibraltar from the sea' by H Winkles from around 1860. Super view of the rock.
The Negroes Town of Rufisco, Africa by Jan Kip C1730
 
Early and very rare copper plate engraving of Africa by Johannes Kip dating from around 1730. The shows the Prospect of the Negroes Town of Rufisco, the Prospect of Cabo-Verde and the Isle of Goeree.
  
The picture is in good condition. Size of engraved area 340mm x 250mm.
  
Ref no: 1710 Price: £65.00
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Early and very rare copper plate engraving of Africa by Johannes Kip dating from around 1730. The shows the Prospect of the Negroes Town of Rufisco, the Prospect of Cabo-Verde and the Isle of Goeree.
Egypt, lithograph by Eugene Ciceri C1850
 
Fine quality lithograph by Eugene Ciceri after an original painting by Edouard Riou of Egypt. The picture was published around 1850 in Paris France by Lemercier. Super view of sailing ships and an early paddle steamer.
 
The picture is in very good condition. Size of engraved area 310 mm x 200mm.
 
Ref no: 1704 Price: £38.00
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Fine quality lithograph by Eugene Ciceri after an original painting by Edouard Riou of Egypt. The picture was published around 1850 in Paris France by Lemercier. Super view of sailing ships and an early paddle steamer.
Port St Julian, Argentina C1745
 
Super early copper plate engraving 'A Prospect of Port St Julian, as it appears at low water, looking down from the river, and extending from the island of True Justice to the rivers mouth'. Published in London around 1745, possibly from a series of engravings from George Anson's voyages in South America.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, has some repairs to the border below the image which will fully mount out, otherwise in good condition. Folds as issued. Size of engraved area 440 mm x 190mm.
  
Ref no: 1675 Price: £45.00
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Super early copper plate engraving 'A Prospect of Port St Julian, as it appears at low water, looking down from the river, and extending from the island of True Justice to the rivers mouth'. Published in London around 1745, possibly from a series of engravings from George Anson's voyages in South America.
Fort Badenstein & Fort St Sebastian, Gold Coast C1745
 
Early copper plate engraving of Fort Badenstein at Boutri, from Bardot and Fort San Sebastian at Shama from Bardot. The forts are in West Africa, Gold Coast, Ghana. I believe this engraving comes from John Green's 1745 edition of 'A New Collection of Voyages and Travels' but cannot be certain of this. Engraved by Thomas Kitchin.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, and apart from a light crease top left is in good condition.Size of engraved area 210mm x 140mm.
  
Ref no: 1699 Price: £28.00
Early copper plate engraving of Fort Badenstein at Boutri, from Bardot and Fort San Sebastian at Shama from Bardot. The forts are in West Africa, Gold Coast, Ghana. I believe this engraving comes from John Green's 1745 edition of 'A New Collection of Voyages and Travels' but cannot be certain of this. Engraved by Thomas Kitchin.
Fort of Amsterdam at Krmentin & Roal Fort at Mansro Gold Coast, West Africa C1745
 
Early copper plate engraving showing 'Dutch Fort of Amsterdam at Kormentin from Bardot' & 'Fort Royal at Mansro from Bardot'. The forts are in Gold Coast, Ghana, West Africa. I believe this engraving comes from John Green's 1745 edition of 'A New Collection of Voyages and Travels' but cannot be certain of this. Engraved by N Parr.
  
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Size of engraved area 210mm x 140mm.
  
Ref no: 1701 Price: £28.00
Early copper plate engraving showing 'Dutch Fort of Amsterdam at Kormentin from Bardot' & 'Fort Royal at Mansro from Bardot'. The forts are in Gold Coast, Ghana, West Africa. I believe this engraving comes from John Green's 1745 edition of 'A New Collection of Voyages and Travels' but cannot be certain of this. Engraved by N Parr.
Martinique, Caribbean 1742
 
Early copper plate engraving of the Caribbean Island of Martinique titled ' Plan du Fort St Pierre de la Martinique' The engraving is by Jean Baptiste Labat and dates from around 1742. Plan of the fort with index and a picture of an early ship heading towards the island. Text in French.
 
The engraving, which has later hand colouring, is in reasonable condition. Fold as issued. Size of engraved area 200mm x 130mm excluding text.
 
Ref no: 1659 Price: £SOLD
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Early copper plate engraving of the Caribbean Island of Martinique titled ' Plan du Fort St Pierre de la Martinique' The engraving is by Jean Baptiste Labat and dates from around 1742. Plan of the fort with index and a picture of an early ship heading towards the island. Text in French.
Salee, Africa by John Ogilby 1670
 
Early copper plate engraving 'Salee' Africa by John Ogilby (1600-1676). Published in London by Johnson in 1670 this picture comes from ' Africa being an Accurate Description of the Regions of Aegypt, Barbary, Lybia and Billedulgerid ....'
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, has a reinforced centre fold, which is starting to come apart, as issued and some slight creasing as you would expect from a picture of this age. Otherwise in good condition. Size of eng raved area 290mm x 220mm.
  
Ref no: 1501 Price: £SOLD
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Early copper plate engraving 'Salee' Africa by John Ogilby (1600-1676). Published in London by Johnson in 1670 this picture comes from ' Africa being an Accurate Description of the Regions of Aegypt, Barbary, Lybia and Billedulgerid ....'
La Rache, Africa by John Ogilby 1670
 
Early copper plate engraving 'La Rache' Africa by John Ogilby (1600-1676). Published in London by Johnson in 1670 this picture comes from ' Africa being an Accurate Description of the Regions of Aegypt, Barbary, Lybia and Billedulgerid ....'
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, has a reinforced centre fold as issued and some slight creasing as you would expect from a picture of this age. Otherwise in good condition. Size of eng raved area 330mm x 230mm.
  
Ref no: 1500 Price: £65.00
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Early copper plate engraving 'La Rache' Africa by John Ogilby (1600-1676). Published in London by Johnson in 1670 this picture comes from ' Africa being an Accurate Description of the Regions of Aegypt, Barbary, Lybia and Billedulgerid ....'
Arzylla of Argille Africa by John Ogilby 1670
 
Early copper plate engraving 'Arzylla of Argille' Africa by John Ogilby (1600-1676). Published in London by Johnson in 1670 this picture comes from ' Africa being an Accurate Description of the Regions of Aegypt, Barbary, Lybia and Billedulgerid ....'
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, has a reinforced centre fold as issued and some slight creasing as you would expect from a picture of this age. Otherwise in good condition. Size of eng raved area 330mm x 230mm.
  
Ref no: 1499 Price: £65.00
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Early copper plate engraving 'Arzylla of Argille' Africa by John Ogilby (1600-1676). Published in London by Johnson in 1670 this picture comes from ' Africa being an Accurate Description of the Regions of Aegypt, Barbary, Lybia and Billedulgerid ....'
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