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(Code No. 6736)

( M,Lean . Thomas).

A Picturesque Description of NORTH WALES: embellished with TWENTY SELECT VIEWS from Nature.

Date. 1823.

London. Thomas McLean. Oblong 4to, [ 11.4 x 8.4 ins ]. Lacking half-title? Title-Page (v.blank) + Preface 1 p + List of Plates 1p. (v.blank) + 20 ORIGINAL HAND COLOURED AQUATINTS, each with a descriptive text. very good condition. Modern half calf gilt with original gilt morocco title label, with owner's book plate on front past down. Marbled boards.

Views shown:- Flint Castle, The Vale of Clydd, The view of the Dee near Corwen, View of the River Conway, Conway Castle, Caernarvon Castle, Dolbadron Castle, Llanberris Lake, Moel Shabod, Nant Gwynant, Llyn-y-Dinas, River Glass Llyn, Mountain of Cnight, Head of the Vale of Festiniog, Rhaiadr-y-Mawddach, Dolgelly Bridge, Bala Lake, Tal-y-Llyn, Goodrich Castle and Interior of Goodrich Castle..... £1100.00

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(Code No. 6706)

Album of 105 various Postcards.

British and Europe.

Date. (c.1918].

Album size, [9 x 11ins]. 105 mostly coloured postcards, including (approx) 30 sentimental cards + (approx) 3 Views + (approx) 7 Views + (approx) 45 Greeting cards + (approx) 4 pullout concertina style view cards + (approx) 5 silk embroidered cards + (approx) 11 comical cards. Used & unused cards with French & English stamps. Inserted in slits easily removable. Decorated cloth, slight crease to corner of front cover. ........£70.00

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(Code No. 6692)

Aldin Cecil & others.

The Cecil Aldin Book.

Date. 1932.

London. Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 4to [10 x 8ins]. Pp. 193 + 8 Coloured illustrations by C. Aldin + 7 half tone plates + many line drawings.

Contributors include :- P.G.Wodehouse, Jack Hobbs, Patrick Chalmers, James Douglas, Humbert Wolfe, Hugh B.C. Pollard, H.W. Austin, Walter Meade, D.R.Gent, P. Rickman, J.B. Morton, and Cecil Aldin...

Cecil Charles Windsor Aldin, (1870 - 1935), was a British artist and illustrator best known for his paintings and sketches of animals, sports, and rural life. Aldin executed village scenes and rural buildings in chalk, pencil and also wash sketching. He was an enthusiastic sportsman and a Master of Fox Hounds, and many of his pictures illustrated hunting. Publisher's cloth, slight chip to spine label. No dust jacket....£35.00

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(Code No. 6679)

[House Flags and Funnels of English and Foreign Steamship Companies and Private Firms.

Date. nd, (c.1900).

Sunderland: Thomas Reed & Company. 8vo, [5 1/2 x 9 ins]. Lacks title page & all before xi & rear advert pages. pp.xi to xiv + 480 Different coloured flags & funnels, slight marginal marks throughout. Owner's bookplate on front past down. Original embossed cloth gilt, slight marks. .....£35.00

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(Code No. 6678)

House Flags and Funnels of English and Foreign Steamship Companies and Private Firms.

Date. nd, (c.1900).

Sunderland: Thomas Reed & Company. 8vo, [5 1/2 x 9 ins]. Pp. xiv. [3 adverts]. 450 Different coloured flags & funnels with an alphabetical index. Owner's bookplate on front past down. Original embossed cloth gilt, slight marks...... £80.00

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(Code No. 6657)

Johns, J & others.

Victorian Scrap Album.

Date. [c.1850].

England. Oblong Folio, [16 x 11ins] Total of (approx), 400 Watercolours, pencil sketches, hand coloured prints, pencil sketches and uncoloured prints.

List includes: - Approx, 260 prints + Approx, 50 water colours + Approx, 50 coloured prints + Approx, 40 pencil sketches, various sizes + hundreds of marginal scraps. Original half calf, rubbed with split to upper hinges and surface loss. Holding firm..... £400.00

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(Code No. 6646)

Dulac, Edmund.

Edmund Dulac's Picture-Book for the French Red Cross.

Date. [c.1915].

London: Daily Telegraph, Hodder and Stoughton. 4to, [ 8 3/4 x 11ins]. Pp. 135, lightly foxed + 19 coloured tipped in plates + photograph of Dulac. + 2 loose prospectuses for Edmund Dulac's works. Decorated cloth, slight fading and slight split to spine. No dust jacket.

Edmund Dulac (born Edmond Dulac; (1882 – 1953) was a French-born, British naturalised magazine illustrator, book illustrator and stamp designer. Born in Toulouse he studied law but later turned to the study of art the École des Beaux-Arts. He moved to London early in the 20th century and in 1905 received his first commission to illustrate the novels of the Brontë Sisters. During World War I, Dulac produced relief books and when after the war the deluxe children's book market shrank he turned to magazine illustrations among other ventures. He designed banknotes during World War II and postage stamps, most notably those that heralded the beginning of Queen Elizabeth II's reign.......... £50.00

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(Code No. 6620)

A' Beckett, Gilbert Abbott. Illustrated by John Leech.

The Comic History of England.

2 Volumes in one.

Date. [c.1850].

London. Bradbury and Evans. 8vo, [6 x 9ins]. Pp xii 320.xii 304. slight foxing throughout. 20 Hand coloured etched plates, Gilt edges. Original gilt-decorated cloth, rubber & chipped.

Gilbert Abbott à Beckett (1811 -1856) was an English humorist. He was born in London, the son of a lawyer, and belonged to a family claiming descent from Thomas Becket. He was educated at Westminster School and was called to the bar at Gray's Inn in 1841........ £55.00

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(Code no. 6563)

Anon.

Modern Portrait Paintings.

Date. [c.1920].

London, J. Seager & Sons. 4to, 10 x 12 1/4ins]. 24 Coloured portrait prints. Artists listed :- W. Russell Flint, Alfred Palmer, C. Shannon, etc. Original full cloth, slight rubbing........ £45.00

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(Code No. 6562)

Marriott, Charles.

Modern art : a collection of works in modern art / text by Charles Marriott and "Tis".

Date. 1919.

London, Colour Ltd. 4to, [10 x 12ins]. Pp. 32 + 48 coloured tipped in prints + 8 uncoloured prints. Gilt decorated boards, slight chipping & fading.

Artists listed:- Frank Brangwyn, Augustus John, John Nash, etc...... £50.00

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(Code No. 6559)

Salaman, Malcolm C..

Elizabeth Keith. [1887 - 1956]. [Masters of the Colour Print. no. 9.]

Date. 1933.

London : The Studio ; New York : Studio Publications, 4to, [12 x 9 3/ins] Pp. 6 + 8 Coloured prints of Japanese scenes & life. very good condition. Original printed boards, Spine with slight loss.

The Scottish-born artist Elizabeth Keith first went to Japan in 1915. This intended holiday developed into a wandering stay of nine years, during which time Elizabeth Keith travelled widely throughout the Orient. She achieved local notoriety in Tokyo in 1917 with the publication of a group of caricatures which she had made of local socialites and dignitaries. It was after one of these designs was translated into a traditional Japanese-style woodblock print by another artist that Elizabeth Keith first became interested in this art form...... £60.00

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(Code No. 6554).Griffin, James.Flags : national and mercantile for the use of officers of Royal Navy, Mercantile Marine and yacht squadrons ... and 360 house flags and funnels of the principal ships of the Mercantile Marine.Date, 1883.Portsmouth: Griffin & Co. 8vo [5 1/2 x 8 3/4ins]. Pp. 21 + hand written list of extra named ship owners and companies + 360 coloured prints of house flags & funnels + 148 black and white house flags & funnels filled in with beautiful hand colouring + 16 pp of adverts. Owner's book plate on front past down. Original gilt decorated cloth, slight marks & inside hinges split. Holding firm......

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(Code No. 6546)

Cox, Charles.

Miniature Victorian Scrap Album.

Date. [c.1860].

London. 12mo, [4 x 4 3/4ins].. 4 Pen and Pencil sketches, 6 Coloured Prints, 7 Coloured scraps, 3 Water colours, 4 Black & white prints and 39 Pages of hand written poems, etc ..

Showing: - Rural scenes, animals, children. Portraits, and Natural history, etc. Original morocco gilt, rubbed with leather loss to spine. Holding firm. All edges gilt......... £50.00

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(Code No. 6535)Lloyd 's Code of Distinguishing Flags of the Steamship Owners of the United Kingdom.Date. 1882. 1st Oct.London, Spottiswood& Co. Folio, [10 x 12 1/2ins]. Pp. 8, 42, [22 adverts]. Including ( approx), 600, (3 flags cut out), coloured distingiishing "House Flags" of the British Merchant Navy, marks mostly marginal. Original gilt decoated cloth, splits and marks. Holding Firm.....

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(Code No. 6523)

BERNARD, David Harold.

Night Signals of World's Shipping.

Date. 1908.

Glasgow : J. Brown & Son. 8vo, [6 x 9ins]. Owner's book plate on front past down. Pp. 128, one page with split into engraved area. Including 89 pages of various coloured night signals.

Listing, Manner in which Signal is made, Illustration of Signals, Description of Signal. Name and Address of Owner and Where Used. Original printed cloth, rubbed with slight surface loss. .....£80.00

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(Code No. 6513)

Brown, James.

Standard Flags of all Nations & Flags of the Royal Yacht Club and where Stationed.

(Large Antique Plan).

Date. [c.1860].

Glasgow; James Brown & Sons. 8vo, [4 x 7ins] folding out to [20 x 24 1/2ins].. Owner's book plate on front past down Original 21 sectional linen backed coloured plan of Standard Flags of all Nations & Flags of the Royal Yacht Club & others.

Listing:- Flags of the Royal Yacht Club, Flags of all Nations, yards and rigging, boat signals, distress and pilot signals, distant signals, semaphore, etc. owner's book plate on front past down..Original cloth gilt, faded and marked....... £150.00

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(Code No. 6493)

Anon.

Scrap Album.

(Coloured Theatre Costume Prints).

Date. (c.1880).

France: L. Michau. 4to, [10 x 13ins].40 Chromolithographic theatre costume prints, Foxing spots, mostly marginal. French text. Prints on both sides of single leaf. Gilt decorated cloth, cloth splits and fading...... £180.00

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(Code No. 6488)

Victorian Scrap Album.

Date. [c.1860].

London. 4to, [9 x 11ins].. (Approx), 160 Coloured prints, including, (approx), 44 Coloured New Year greeting cards, 71 Coloured Christmas greeting cards, 28 Coloured birthday greeting cards, 18 Coloured prints and a few coloured Easter greeting cards. Many marginal coloured scraps. 4 Pages damaged.. Image sizes, (approx), 5 1/2 x 3 1/2ins to 5 x 7 1/2ins..

Showing :- Rural scenes, animals, children. natural history, etc. Original morocco gilt, rubbed. Holding firm...... £120.00

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(Code No. 6487)

Lloyd's Book of House Flags & Funnels of the principal Steamship lines of the World and the House Flags of various lines of Sailing Vessels.

Date. Oct 1904.

London, published for the Committee of Lloyd's & Spottiswoode & Co.. Ltd. 8vo, [6 x 10ins]. Pp. xviii, 74, [9], 3, 28 [adverts 28] including [approx] 1300 coloured distingiishing World House Flags and funnels of steam vessels and coloured distingiishing House Flags of sailing vesssels and other flags. Original gilt decorated cloth, faded...... £200.00

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(Code No. 6459)

SHIELDS, Henry & James. MEIKLE.

Famous Clyde Yachts 1880-87.

Date. 1888, First and only Edition.

London: Oatts & Rungman. Large folio, [15 x 20ins]. 29 of 31 Mounted chromolithographic plates, slight foxing, Taken from the original watercolour drawings by Henry Shields (1859-1935). Each plate with a descriptive text. Gilt decorated cloth, slight marks..

Royal Clyde Yacht Club and the Northern Yacht Club can trace its roots back to 1824 when it began as a representation of Scottish and Irish fleets. A royal charter was granted in 1830 and it is believed the 'Northern' was the first yacht club to receive it. The two clubs dominated the Scottish yachting scene at that time. In 1886 the Royal Northern yacht Galatea challenged for the Americas Cup and the following year it was the turn of Thistle from the Royal Clyde.....£1500.00

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(Code No. 6457)

Morland, George.

(Antique Print).

Evening or the Post Boy's Return.

Date. Jan 1st 1796.

London, published by D. Orme. Image size, [23 1/2 x 16 1/2ins]. Page size, [25 x 19 1/2ins]. Original hand-coloured mixed method engravings, mezzotint and line engraving. Laid on to card. Taken from the original picture in the possession of Col Thornton.

George Morland was an English painter of animals and rustic scenes..This print represents Morland at his best......£110.00

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(Code No. 6444)

Goldsmith Oliver.

Illustrated by Edmund Sullivan. The Vicar of Wakefield.

Date. 1914.

London, Constable & Company Ltd. 4to, [7 1/4 x 10 1/2ins]. Pp. xvi. 346 + 16 tissue guarded coloured prints + many line prints. Original cloth gilt. No dust jacket...... £40.00

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(Code No. 6439)

Smith, William. (Rouge Dragon).

The particular description of England : 1588 : with view of some of the chief towns and armorial bearings of nobles and bishops / Edited, from the original MS. in the British Museum, with an introduction by Henry B. Wheatley, and Edmund W. Ashbee.

Date. 1879.

London, Printed for Subscribers Only. 4to, [8 1/2 x 11 1/4ins]. Limited to 250 copies. Pp.xix, 72 [iv] + 30 Coloured prints. including 10 coloured maps & town plans + 18 coloured family coats of arms. Edited from the original MS in the British Museum, with an introduction by Henry B. Wheatley F.S.A. and Edmund W. Ashbee. F.S.A.. Quarter morocco gilt, rubbed with slight leather loss....... £150.00

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(Code No. 6437)

Marriott, Charles..

Modern art : a collection of works in modern art / text by Charles Marriott and "Tis".

Date. [c.1920].

London, Colour Ltd. 4to, [10 x 12ins]. Pp. 79 + 55 of 56 coloured tipped in prints, lacks plate 1, George Clausen R.A. + 16 uncoloured prints. Gilt decorated boards, marked & lacks spine cloth. Holding firm.

Artists listed:- Frank Brangwyn, Russell Flint, Augustus John, Orpen William, etc...... £50.00

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(Code No. 6389)

"L.B.S.C." The Live Steam Book.

Date. 1950.

London. Percival Marshall & Co. Ltd. 8vo, [6 x 9ins]. Pp. xiv, 199. Illustrated throughout. Original cloth gilt. Dust jacket, chipping to top and bottom of spine.

The work describes tried, tested and guaranteed components and accessories suitable for small power steam locomotives intended for real use....... £35.00

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(Code No. 6380)

Anon.

(Antique Prints).

15 Hand-coloured prints.

Date. [c.1800].

Germany. 12mo. Page size, 5 x 4ins. Pp. 17- 97. German text + 15 Hand-coloured copper engraved prints of trees, gardening, furniture, people, farming, mechanical, etc. No covers. Sold as a collection of plates only........ £50.00

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(Code No. 6350)

Buck, Adam.

(Antique print).

Yorick and the Fille de Chambre.

Date. Nov 20th 1802.

London, Published by: William Holland. Page size, [9 1/4 x 11 1/4ins]. Image size, [4 3/4 x 6 1/4ins]. Original hand-coloured etching & aquatint by Platt & Lewis.

Showing:- Illustration to Laurence Sterne's 'Sentimental Journey'; gentleman in black, Yorick, holding book, talks to lady to left wearing bonnet, both standing in cobbled street. 1801 .... £50.00

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(Code No. 6348)Anon.A sepia watercolour of a Shakespearean theatre scene.Date. [c.1830].London. Page size, [8 x 5 1/4ins]. An original sepia watercolour with 4 actors on a balcony. One of a collection of Shakespearean theatre sepia watercolours scenes, some watercolours watermarked "J WHATMAN 1820-30".......

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(Code No. 6333)

Tillotson, John. (Author).

Gems of Art: Containing Specimens of the Works of J. Both, J. W. M.Turner, etc ...

Date. [c.1865].

London. T. J. Allman. 4to, Pp. 42 + 17 Hand-coloured engraved prints taken from specimens of the works of Rubens, Titian, Cuyp, Hobbima, Ludovico Carracci, Both, J. W. M.Turner &c. Original cloth gilt, faded with surface loss. Lacks spine cloth. Still holding..... £85.00

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(Code No. 6318)

Richards, Walter.

2 Volumes.

Her Majesty's Army: a descriptive account of the various Regiments now comprising the Queen's Forces, from their first establishment to the present time..

Date. [c.1890].

London, J.S. Virtue & Co., Limited. 4to, [9 x 12ins]. Pp. 352. 352, [4] adverts + 29 chromolithographic plates (colour printed), and two chromolithographic title pages, worm holes to outer margins, not affecting coloured images. All edges gilt. Original gilt decorated covers, (poor), faded with some cloth loss...... £65.00

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(Code No. 6313)

Buck, Adam.

Maria and Yorick Entering Moulines.

Date. Feb, 1st, 1803.

London, Published by: William Holland. Page size, [10 1/4 x 7 1/2ins]. Image size, [4 3/4 x 6 1/4ins]. Original hand-coloured etching & aquatint by Platt & Lewis.

Showing:- Maria and Yorick walking in a country lane. Maria holding a small dog on a lead. Illustration to Laurence Sterne's 'Sentimental Journey'........ £50.00

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(Code No. 6299)

Buck, Adam.

(Antique Print).

The Sword.

Date. March 24th 1803.

London, Published by: William Holland. Page size [ 9 1/2 x 11 1/2ins]. Image size [ 6 1/2 x 14 1/2ins]. Original hand-coloured aquatint print, engraved by Platt & Lewis. A man examining a sword, a group huddled together in conversation behind his back, a cleric at right, seen from the back.

Adam Buck was born in Castle Street, Cork. Becoming an accomplished miniaturist in the 1780s whilst still in Ireland, He then made a permanent move to London. A major influence on Regency culture (producing plates of contemporary costume as well as pictures of family and classical scenes, he was influenced by the Greek Revival the furniture, vases, which he collected, sculptures, costumes and even hairstyles in his works are all ancient Greek. He also exhibited more than 170 miniatures and small full-length portraits at the Royal Academy between 1795 and 1833. Rare print......£50.00

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(Code No. 6298)

Buck, Adam.

(Antique Print).

VESPERS.

Date. July 10th 1802.

London, Published by: William Holland. Page size [ 9 1/2 x 11 1/2ins]. Image size [ 8 x 10ins].Original aquatint and roulette printed in colour print, engraved by Platt & Lewis.

A woman kneeling to left on a cushion, looking to front with her mouth open in song, a bible open before her and part of a stained glass window above at left; after Adam Buck.

Adam Buck was born in Castle Street, Cork. Becoming an accomplished miniaturist in the 1780s whilst still in Ireland, He then made a permanent move to London. A major influence on Regency culture (producing plates of contemporary costume as well as pictures of family and classical scenes, he was influenced by the Greek Revival the furniture, vases, which he collected, sculptures, costumes and even hairstyles in his works are all ancient Greek. He also exhibited more than 170 miniatures and small full-length portraits at the Royal Academy between 1795 and 1833. Rare print........£50.00

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(Code No. 6274)

Cassell's New Popular Educator.

A Complete Cyclopaedia of Educational Knowledge.

Volumes 1, 2, 3, 4 of 6, bound up in 2 volumes.

Date. 1910.

Cassell and Company Ltd., London,8vo, [7 x 9 1/2ins]. Pp. (approx), 380, per volume + 20 coloured World maps + 10 coloured plates. Half morocco gilt over cloth boards, rubbed & marked....... £45.00

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(Code No. 6267)

Wheatley, F.

The Tender Father.

(Antique Print).

Date. [c.1790].

London, Page size (approx), [13 1/4 x 10ins]. Image size (approx), [11 3/4 x 9 3/4ins]. Original colour stipple engraving with additional hand-colour, engraved by William Gardiner.

Francis Wheatley was born in Covent Garden, the son of a master tailor. Little is known about his earlier life, but when he was young his father placed him under Damien Fournier, a drawing and engraving master. The young artist later trained at both Shipley's Academy and the Society of Arts in London, before becoming one of the founder students of the Royal Academy Schools in 1769. .... £75.00

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(Code No. 6264)

Buck, Adam.

(Antique print).

Trim and Young le Fever.

Date. April 7th 1803.

London, Published by: William Holland. Page size, [9 3/4 x 14ins]. Image size, [4 3/4 x 6 1/4ins]. Original hand-coloured etching & aquatint by Platt & Lewis, slight creasing to outer margin, not affecting coloured image.

Showing:- Trim standing in uniform, holding a piece of toast on a fork, as the young boy tugs at his other arm, a man sitting in a chair at left watches while smoking a long pipe, a large clock above on the wall behind; after Adam Buck, illustration from a volume of Laurence Sterne's comic novel. 1801.........£50.00

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(Code No. 6263)

Buck, Adam.

(Antique print).

Le Fever, Trim, and Young Le Fever.

Date. June 20th 1801.

London, Published by: William Holland. Page size, [9 3/4 x 14ins]. Image size, [4 3/4 x 6 1/4ins].. . Original hand-coloured aquatint and stipple by J.C. Stadler & P. Roberts, slight creasing to outer margin, not affecting coloured image.

Showing:- Bedroom scene with a figure in uniform standing at left, watching the boy take a coin from the man who is lying in bed; after Adam Buck, illustration to Laurence Sterne's 'Tristram Shandy'. 1801........£50.00

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(Code No. 6253)

Buck, Adam.

(ANTIQUE PRINT).

Heloise.

Date. Nov 20th 1807.

London, William Holland. Page Size,[9 1/2 x 13ins]. Image size [9 1/2 x 6 1/2ins]. Original hand coloured aquatint taken from a drawing by Adam Buck, engraved by Freeman & Stadler, Trimmed caption.

Heloise, the teenage niece of a powerful canon of the Cathedral of Paris. Peter Abelard (1079-1142) was one of the most brilliant minds of the medieval period. Heloise and Peter Abelard fell in love, had a child, and secretly married. When Heloise decided to enter a convent to quiet rumours about them, her uncle believed Abelard had dishonoured her. One night he sent a gang of thugs into his quarters; they beat him up. Humiliated, Abelard became a monk and Heloise's temporary decision became permanent. She became a nun, later an abbess. They never again lived together, nor with their son, though their love endured through letters exchanged over decades.

Adam Buck was born in Castle Street, Cork. Becoming an accomplished miniaturist in the 1780s whilst still in Ireland, he then made a permanent move to London. A major influence on Regency culture (producing plates of contemporary costume as well as pictures of family and classical scenes, he was influenced by the Greek Revival the furniture, vases, which he collected, sculptures, costumes and even hairstyles in his works are all ancient Greek. He also exhibited more than 170 miniatures and small full-length portraits at the Royal Academy between 1795 and 1833.....£30.00

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(Code No. 6252)

Buck, Adam.

(ANTIQUE PRINT).

ABELARD.

Date. Nov 20th 1807.

London, William Holland. Page Size,[9 1/2 x 13ins]. Image size [9 1/2 x 6 1/2ins]. Original hand coloured aquatint taken from a drawing by Adam Buck, engraved by Freeman & Stadler, very good condition.

Peter Abelard (1079-1142) was one of the most brilliant minds of the medieval period. Born just as universities were first being formed in Europe, he mastered the method of rational arguments. First, challenging his peers and then his professors, he left the university in Paris to set up his own lectures bringing with him flocks of students who loved his audacious style as much as his intellect. Abelard's life changed when he agreed, at age 36, to take on a private student - the teenage niece of a powerful canon of the Cathedral of Paris. Abelard and Heloise fell in love, had a child, and secretly married. When Heloise decided to enter a convent to quiet rumours about them, her uncle believed Abelard had dishonoured her. One night he sent a gang of thugs into his quarters; they beat him up. Humiliated, Abelard became a monk and Heloise's temporary decision became permanent. She became a nun, later an abbess. They never again lived together, nor with their son, though their love endured through letters exchanged over decades.....£70.00.

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(Code No. 6247)

Kaylee Transfers Catalogue.

Date. [c.1950].

Nottingham, Kaylee Transfers. Folio, [12 x 11ins]. 73 of (approx),100 Kaylee real paint transfers. Immerse transfer in cold water. Take out and stand for 30 seconds. press transfer on to china, glassware, mirrors, lamp shades, books, etc. Original printed covers..... £55.00

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(Code No. 6234)The Times of India Annual.Date. 1930.[Bombay] 4to, [14 x 10ins]. 1930. Lacks prelims. Not numbered, [pp.146]. Including 30 full page coloured adverts + black and white adverts and articles, etc. Marks and edge nicks. Sold as a collection of plates only......

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(Code No. 6191)

Spooner, P.

(Amusing Character Print).

A Musical Genius. Your mother tells me you can do anything with your fiddle, so you shall try to cure our chimney wot smokes so bad !

Date. [c.1840].

London, Printed by L. M. Lefevre. Page size [8 1/2 x 11 1/2ins]. Original hand-coloured lithographic print, marked. Social satire; An old woman greets the young violinist with a proposal...... £60.00

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(Code No. 6190)

Anon.

Winter scene.

(Watercolour).

Date. [c.1860].

England. Page size, [15 1/4 x 11 1/4ins]. Image size, [8 x 11 1/2ins] Original water colour showing sheep, birds and a woman walking to a cottage, all set in a winter scene. Watermark "Turkey Mill 1860", very good condition...... £55.00

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(Code No. 6187)The Lady's Magazine of Belles-Lettres, Music, Fine Arts, Drama, Fashions, etc, for the year, Jan to Dec,1833..Date. 1833. London, J. Page. 4to, [7 x 9 1/2ins]. Pp.362, [pp 1-16 damaged, no loss] + 7 Hand-coloured historical female figures + 18 hand -coloured female fashion plates + 5 Black and white plates, child's pencil marks on the back of all plates, 2 coloured plates affected. Some marginal spotting. Original full calf gilt, tape marked and leather hinge split. Holding firm......

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(Code No. 6183)

INGOLDSBY Thomas, & RACKHAM Arthur. [illustrator].

The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth & Marvels.

Date. 1930.

London J. M. Dent, 8vo, [ 6 x 8ins]. Pp. xvii, 638 + Colour frontis + 11 Colour plates, very good condition. Original gilt decorated cloth, rubbed & faded.

Arthur Rackham is widely regarded as one of the leading illustrators from the 'Golden Age' of British book illustration which encompassed the years from 1900 until the start of the First World War. During that period, there was a strong market for high quality illustrated books that typically were given as Christmas gifts...... £35.00

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(Code No. 6171)Edgar, Marriott.John Hassall (Illustrator).Albert and Balbus and Samuel Small & Albert Arold and others.2 Volumes.Date. [c.1940].London: Francis, Day, & Hunter Ltd. 4to, [7 x 10ins]. Pp. 32 + Coloured humorous illustrations by John Hassall, very good condition. Dedications on front free end papers. Original colour printed soft covers, very good condition.......

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(Code No. 6161)

Biographies of the Celestial Beings on the Flat Peach Efte .

The Story of Chinese characters.

No Date.

China, 8vo, [8 x 6ins]. 10 Hand-coloured sketches on silk, displayed in a pull out concertina style, each sketch with a descriptive text in English & Chinese. Wood covers. Very good condition....... £120.00

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(Code No. 6145)

WEALE, John.

4 Volumes.

Quarterly Papers on Architecture.

Date. 1844-45.

London, John Weale, 4to, [12 x 9 1/2ins]. . Total of 241steel and lithographic engraved prints, including 81 hand coloured + 160 Uncoloured and tinted plates + a few text illustrations, some plates foxed. Describing and showing Church architecture throughout Europe, ground plans, coats of arms, stained glass windows, gargoyles, fonts, and fine views of the exterior and interior of English Churches, etc. Original full & half morocco gilt. Raised spine bands with elaborate gilt decoration, slight rubbing. Different gilt decorations for the two book covers dated 1845; the four volumes 1844-45 have the same gilt design on the spines. Gilt edges.

John Weale (1791-1862) was an English publisher of popular scientific, architectural, engineering and educational works....... £800.00

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(Code No. 6130)

Hardy, Thomas.

Under the Green-Wood Tree.

A rural painting of the Dutch School. Illustrated by Keith Henderson.

Date. 1926.

London: Chatto & Windus. 8vo, [6 1/2 x 9ins]. 1926. Pp. ix, [2], 271 , slight foxing + 10 coloured prints, very good. Original blindstamped cloth, slight rubbing and slight chip.

Keith Henderson was a British visual artist who was born in 1883. Numerous works by the artist have been sold at auction, including ''Half a loaf'' sold at Bonhams in 2011. The artist died in 1982....... £30.00

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(Code No. 6116)

Anon.

(Antique Aquatint Print).

LLANBERRIS LAKE & DOLBADRON CASTLE. (North Wales).

Date. 1822.

London. Thomas McLean. Page size [12 x 8 3/4ins]. Image size [7 1/4 x 5ins]. Beautiful original hand-coloured aquatint print......

J. M. W. Turner, Thomas Girtin and John Sell Cotman, began their careers as engravers and colourists of these types of aquatints. It is now impossible to know the artist. The hand-colouring has never bettered...... £35.00

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(Code No. 6083)Blackburne, Edward Lushington.Suburban & Rural Architecture English & Foreign......Date. [c.1860].London, James Hagger. 4to, Pp. 117 + 78 Coloured lithographic prints + 12 black and white prints, some browning. Original cloth, later spine cloth.Edward Lushington Blackburne includes Anglo-Italian, Italian Gothic, Tudor-Gothic, German, and the French models, including the picturesque quasi-rural and, outside the Swiss chalets. Such styles are represented in the Garden Cottage at Polesden Lacey, Dickens's Swiss Chalet at Gadshill, and Leighton House, Holland Park Road, and Lord Leighton's home in London..........

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(Code No. 6053)

Gilbert and Sullivan / D'Oyly Carte Opera Company.

Publicity poster for Patience drawn by Peter Goffin.

Date. 1967.

Birmingham, Printed by Allday Limited. Page size, (approx), {20 x 30ins]. Showing a daydreaming milkmaid holding an empty milk pail, set within a decorative arch, tape marks to outer edge. Peter Goffin's printed signature.

The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company was a professional light opera company that staged Gilbert and Sullivan's Savoy operas. The company performed nearly year-round in the UK and sometimes toured in Europe, North America and elsewhere, from the 1870s until it closed in 1982. It was revived in 1988 and played seasons in London and on shorter tours until 2003. Peter Goffin F.R.S.A. (1906 - 1974), was an English set and costume designer and stage manager, known for his work with the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company....... £50.00

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(Code No. 6052)

Gilbert and Sullivan / D'Oyly Carte Opera Company.

Publicity poster for HMS Pinafore by Peter Goffin.

Date. [c.1960].

Birmingham, Printed by Allday Limited. Page size, (approx), {20 x 30ins]. Showing a Sailors' Hornpipe dancer set within a decorative arch. Printed signature by Peter Goffin.

The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company was a professional light opera company that staged Gilbert and Sullivan's Savoy operas. The company performed nearly year-round in the UK and sometimes toured in Europe, North America and elsewhere, from the 1870s until it closed in 1982. It was revived in 1988 and played seasons in London and on shorter tours until 2003. Peter Goffin F.R.S.A. (1906 - 1974), was an English set and costume designer and stage manager, known for his work with the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company..... £65.00

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(Code No. 6048)

(Antique Print).

Bartolozzi, Francisco (1728-1815) & Giovanni Battista Cipriani (1727 – 1785).

Apollo seated on a pedestal.......

Date. [c.1780].

London, [Becket, Robson & Robinson]. Page size, [10 1/2 x 8ins]. Image size, (approx), [3 1/2 x 4 1/4ins]. [c.1780]. Original print, (etching and engraving) with printed and hand colour, taken from a drawing by Cipriani engraved by Bartolozzi, very good condition.

Bill-head for the benefit of Mr Giardini; in a landscape; Apollo seated on a pedestal, in profile to right, holding a lyre with his left hand; on the left, Muse crowning him; on the right, Mercury standing; in a roundel; illustration to 'A General History of Music' by Charles Burney (London: 1776-1787) In this later coloured state, (c.1780), the title has been removed and plate number added to top right side......... £70.00

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(Code No. 6047)

(Antique Print).

Bartolozzi, Francisco (1728-1815) & Giovanni Battista Cipriani (1727 – 1785).

Eurydice; walking in the underworld.

Date. [c.1780].

London, [Becket, Robson & Robinson]. Page size, [10 1/2 x 8ins]. Image size, (approx), [3 1/2 x 4 1/4ins].Original print, (etching and engraving) with printed and hand colour, taken from a drawing by Cipriani engraved by Bartolozzi, very good condition.

For the benefit of Mr Giardini; Orpheus and Eurydice; walking in the underworld; on the left, Cerberus; on the right, a putto holding a torch; in an oval frame with palm leaves. illustration to 'A General History of Music' by Charles Burney (London: 1776-1787). In this later coloured state, (c.1780), the title has been removed and plate number added to top right side......... £70.00

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(Code No. 6045)

(Antique Print).

Bartolozzi, Francisco (1728-1815) & Giovanni Battista Cipriani (1727 – 1785).

Apollo seated on a rock......

Date. [c.1780].

London, [Becket, Robson & Robinson]. Page size, [10 1/2 x 8ins]. Image size (approx), [5 x 4 1/4ins].Original print, (etching and engraving), with printed and hand colour, taken from a drawing by Cipriani engraved by Bartolozzi, very good condition.

Bill-head for the benefit of Mr Giardini; on the left, Apollo seated on a rock, playing the lyre; six Muses on the right and three in the centre, listening; in an octagonal frame with laurel leaves; illustration to 'A General History of Music' by Charles Burney (London: 1776-1787). In this later coloured state, (c.1780), the title has been removed and plate number added to top right side....... £70.00

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(Code No. 6037)

Anon.

Album of hand draw coloured sketches, (Crayon & Pencil).

Date. [c.1890].

British. Folio, [17 x 12 1/2ins]. 47 Coloured hand draw sketches, in Crayon & Pencil + 71 Photos & prints, most hand-tinted. Areas drawn in Crayon & Pencil - Ely, 2 x Ledbury, Hay on Wye, Cricket match, Linton, East Lynn, 8 x Malta, 2 x Capri, 3 x Germany, 2 x Lugan, 2 x Danube, 4 x Cat & Horses, 2 x Tewkesbury, Aldershot, 9 x Ireland, etc. Sizes, (approx), [3 1/2 x 5 1/2ins to 14 x 9ins]. Modern morocco with marbled boards. Gilt edges.

It appears to be a drawing tour by 3 brothers around Europe in the 1880 - 1890s....... £370.00

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(Code No. 6033)

Anon.

(Antique Print).

Street Hawker. Handmade Jewellry.

Date. [c.1830].

[London]. Page size [9 1/2 x 11 1/2ins]. Original hand-coloured lithographic print. slight marks...... £45.00

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(Code No. 6014)THE LADY'S MAGAZINE;or Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex......Volume xxix for the year 1808.Date. 1808.London, Printed for G. Robinson. 8vo, [5 1/4 x 8ins]. Pp. 612, [4] + 23 of 26 copper engraved prints including 10 hand-coloured fashion prints, slight foxing. binding poor, lacks upper cover. Holding firm.The Lady's Magazine was a British fashion magazine produced every month from 1770 until 1837 and cost six pence per copy. It was started in August 1770 by London bookseller John Coote and publisher John Wheble. .

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(Code No. 5981)Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827 & George Moutard Woodward (1760-1809).(Antique Print).A lump of Innocence.Date. 30th Sept' 1809.London, Thos. Tegg, No. 111 Cheapside. Image size, (approx), [13 x 9ins]. Original hand-coloured etched print of a large obese woman seated, wearing a pink dress, and holding a glass of brandy. She blushes. Caption :- "Really gentlemen if you gaze on me in this manner you will put me quite to the blush". Price one shilling coloured. Thomas Rowlandson (1756 – 1827) was an English artist and caricaturist. Very rare item......

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(Code No. 5968)Ross, Frederick.2 Volumes.The Ruined Abbeys of Great Britain illustrated with Coloured Plates and Wood Engravings from drawings by A. F. Lydon.Date. [c.1882].London, William Macknzie. Folio,[15 x 11ins]. Pp. viii, 148; 149-288 + 12 Chromolithographs, (colour printed), by Benjamin Fawcett after A. F. Lydon, slight foxing + Text illustrations throughout. Gilt edges. Showing:- Rievaulx Abbey, Tintern, Fountain Abbey, Melrose, Bolton, Glastonbury, Dryburgh, Kirkstall, Netley, Furness, Whitby, and Jedburgh Abbey. Original full morocco gilt. very good. Heavy Books, 5.6kg. .......

 

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(Code No. 5941)Heideloff, Nicholaus Wilhelm von .Hand Coloured Fashion Plate.(Numbered 204, not titled as issued).Date. 1st Dec,1797.London, The Gallery of Fashion Office. (Approx size), [11 x 8 3/4ins]. Original hand-coloured aquatint fashion print, (Morning dresses), in antique style wood frame, slight scratches to frame. Published, (approx), 2 prints per month.Working alone on the "Gallery of Fashion" he produced accurate depictions of styles worn by ladies of rank and fashion. The figures are shown in a rich variety of activities, mostly outdoors.Heideloff's fashion prints are one of the most beautiful prints on costumes ever published, certainly the finest example of coloured aquatint as applied to fashion prints. Ref :- R.V. Tooley "English Books with Coloured Plates. 1700-1860".......

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(Code No. 5940)Heideloff, Nicholaus Wilhelm von .Hand Coloured Fashion Plate.(Numbered 163, not titled as issued).London, The Gallery of Fashion Office. (Approx size), [11 x 8 3/4ins]. 1st June, 1798. Original hand-coloured aquatint fashion print in antique style wood frame, slight scratches to frame. Published, (approx), 2 prints per month.Working alone on the "Gallery of Fashion" he produced accurate depictions of styles worn by ladies of rank and fashion. The figures are shown in a rich variety of activities, mostly outdoors.Heideloff's fashion prints are one of the most beautiful prints on costumes ever published, certainly the finest example of coloured aquatint as applied to fashion prints. Ref :- R.V. Tooley "English Books with Coloured Plates. 1700-1860"......

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(Code No. 5939)Heideloff, Nicholaus Wilhelm von .Hand Coloured Fashion Plate.(Numbered 182, not titled as issued).Date. 1st June, 1798.London, The Gallery of Fashion Office. (Approx size), [11 x 8 3/4ins]. Original hand-coloured aquatint fashion print in antique style wood frame, slight scratches to frame. Published, (approx), 2 prints per month.Working alone on the "Gallery of Fashion" he produced accurate depictions of styles worn by ladies of rank and fashion. The figures are shown in a rich variety of activities, mostly outdoors.Heideloff's fashion prints are one of the most beautiful prints on costumes ever published, certainly the finest example of coloured aquatint as applied to fashion prints. Ref :- R.V. Tooley "English Books with Coloured Plates. 1700-1860"......

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(Code No. 5938)Heideloff, Nicholaus Wilhelm von .Hand Coloured Fashion Plate.(Numbered 155, not titled as issued).Date. 1st Oct, 1797.London, The Gallery of Fashion Office. (Approx size), [11 x 8 3/4ins]. Original hand-coloured aquatint fashion print in antique style wood frame, slight scratches to frame. Published, (approx), 2 prints per month.Working alone on the "Gallery of Fashion" he produced accurate depictions of styles worn by ladies of rank and fashion. The figures are shown in a rich variety of activities, mostly outdoors.Heideloff's fashion prints are one of the most beautiful prints on costumes ever published, certainly the finest example of coloured aquatint as applied to fashion prints. Ref :- R.V. Tooley "English Books with Coloured Plates. 1700-1860"......

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(Code No. 5927)The Story of Chinese Fashion.(Chinese picture book).No date..China, 8vo, [5 x 7ins]. 12 Hand-coloured sketches on silk, displayed in a pull out concertina style, each sketch with a descriptive text in English & Chinese, one page with a closed split to text page. Wood covers with an Chinese character on front cover in relief. The sketches show the various stages of silk production........

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(Code No. 5919)

Evans, G.F.

Fair Examples in FORTIFICATION.

Date. 14-8-1896.

London, Oblong 4to, [12 3/4 x 10ins]. 9 Hand-drawn & coloured examples of British army fortification + 2 Uncoloured designes.

Showing:- Profile for S.P. Redoubt, Defence of Harbour, C. T. Work, Oblique approach, F.T. Work parallel, Parallel in rocky ground, Sap, Sunken Battery, Magazine, etc. Original cover with printed title panel. Lacks lower cover....... £120.00

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(Code No. 5894)

Ingoldsby, Thomas 1788-1845.

Illustrated by Ernest M. Jessop. Misadventures at Margate.

Date. [c.1887].

London, Eyre and Spottiswoode. Folio, [15 x 11ins]. Chromolithograph, (printed colour), title, + Chromolithograph portrait frontis + 18 Chromolithograph prints by Ernest M. Jessop, slight nicks and marks to outer blank edges, not affecting images. Original pictorial boards, rubbed. Bevelled edges. Contents loose, (perished gutta percha binding).

Thomas Ingoldsby wrote many other comical stories including - The Jackdaw of Rheims, The Lay of St. Aloys, The Smuggler's Leap, The Lay of St. Odille ,The Knight and the Lady, etc. Thomas Ingoldsby, Pseudonym of Richard Harris Barham. Novelist and humorous poet, son of a country gentleman...... £60.00

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(Code No. 5867)

Boucherit, Edouard, editor and publisher.

(24 French Fashion Magazines of the 1930s.)

Dates 1930-35.

24 MODES ET TRAVAUX. Paris. 4to, [8 x 12ins.] Pp. (approx), 40 per magazine. Coloured and black and white French fashion illustrations throughout + Large folding knitting patterns, etc, Year 1932, lacking the months December & May. Year 1935, lacking the month of December + March 1930 + April, October and November 1931, three title pages missing. Some page edges frayed....... £110.00

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(Code No. 5865)Gillray, James.(Antique print).John Penn (1760-1834).Pen-etration..... .Date. 1799, 1st edition.London. Published by Hannah Humphrey. Image size, [7 1/4 x 10ins]. Original hand-coloured etched print, edge nick into engraved image and cropped to engraved border.John Penn (1729 -1795) was the last governor of colonial Pennsylvania, serving in that office from 1763 to 1771 and from 1773 to 1776. He was also one of the Penn family proprietors of the Province of Pennsylvania. The American Revolution removed the Penn family from power. The Penns were paid £130,000, a fraction of what the lands were worth. Gillray's satirical cartoon portrays John Penn as a dandy, dense, and dim-witted.......

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(Code No. 5862)

Manser, Roy.

10 Original Oil Paintings of British Army Regimental Uniforms and another.

Date. 1960-70.

England. Size [10 x 7ins]. 11 Original oil paintings on board by Roy Manser. Showing: - 11th Hussars major (no 1 dress), 11th Hussars trumpeter, (no 1 dress), Household cavalry, Royal artillery E.S.M. (no 1 dress), others not titled. One painting not finished. .... £330.00

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(Code No. 5834)

Ardizzone, Edward. (British, 1900-1979).

The Fattest Woman in the World.

Date. 1956.

Curwen Press. Page size, (20 1/2 x 30 5/16in). Colour Lithograph poster printed by Curwen Press, inspired by the Guinness Book of Records.

Edward Ardizzone was an English illustrator and author. From 1905 he grew up in England, becoming a professional artist in 1926. He was known as an illustrator of comic Victorian subjects. He was best known for illustrated stories, and popular children's books. He was appointment in 1940 as an Official War Artist, recording the German invasion of France, and the North African and Italian campaigns. His freelance career continued after the war.......£1300.00

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(Code No. 5829)

Anon.

The Peasant Costumes of the various Races.

Date. (c.1850).

London, Blackie & Son. Page size, [13 x 11ins], Image size, [8 x 5ins]. 8 Loose coloured prints of the various Races with the named tribes :-

Aborigines of South America, Caucasian Race....Kurds, Persians, Mongol Race....Japanese, Grecian Race....Hellenes Pelasgi, Ethiopian Race....Negros. Kaffirs, Aborigines of North America, Mogol Race....Lapps and Esquimaux, Georgian Circassian and Armenian races. No covers or text. .......£60.00

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(Code No. 5820)Victorian Scrap Album.Date. [c.1860].London. 4to, [9 1/2 x 11ins.] (Approx), 100 coloured prints, including (approx), 60 Kronheim coloured prints, a few marginal splits and marks.( image sizes, approx, 5 x 7ins) Taken from various Victorian books.Showing :- Rural scenes, trades, animals, children. town scenes, etc. Original morocco embossed gilt, slight leather loss & leather hinge splits. Holding firm.Kronheim & Co. utilized the Baxter process to create prints. Kronheim's chief innovation in the field was the use of zinc instead of wood blocks, which reduced the amount of time needed to complete prints, but resulted in a less shiny finish. By 1855, thanks in large part to the firm's use of zinc blocks; Kronheim & Co. had produced many different prints, including some for the 1855 Paris Exhibition. After the exhibition, Kronheim sold his share of the business to Oscar Frauenknecht......

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(Code No. 5815)

Waring, J. B. (1823 – 1875). (English architect).

Volume 1 only of 3.

Masterpieces of Industrial Art & Sculpture at the International Exhibition 1862.

Date. 1863.

London, Day & Son, Folio, [15 x 23ins]. Additional chromolithographed title, damaged + 102 Chromo-lithographic prints, (colour printed), after W.R. Tymms, A. Warren, and G. Macculloch with descriptive text by J. B Waring. All prints & text loose. Marginal foxing & nicks to outer blank margins. Original gilt decorative cloth, rubbed.

Showing:- fabrics, jewellery, rugs, sculptures, furniture, porcelain, plates, silver and glass wares, and wallpaper, etc.

The International Exhibition of 1862 was sponsored by the Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures and Trade, and featured over 28,000 exhibitors from 36 countries, representing a wide range of industry, technology, and the arts. It attracted about 6.1 million visitors. Heavy Book..... £320.00

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(Code No. 5812)Ramade, Louis.Nouveau Recueil Pratique de Lettres Modernes a L'Usage des Peintresor Album of Letters.Date. [c.1900].Paris, Monrocq. Folio, [11 x 15ins]. 8 of 14 Chromolithograph, (printed colour), prints of various lettering styles, marks throughout. Printed soft covers, marked. Sold as a working copy only......

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(Code No. 5811)

Morris, Francis. Orpen. (1810 - 1893).

Volume 1 only of 6.

A series of Picturesque Views of Seats of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland with Descriptive and Historical Letterpress .

Date. 1866-80.

London, William Mackenzie. 4to, [8 1/2 x 11ins]. Pp. iv 90. slight foxing + 40 tissue guarded chromolithographic, (colour printed), plates. Original cloth gilt, rubbing and hinge splits to cloth covers. Just holding.

The final work which Fawcett, F. O. Morris and Lydon would do together was "The County Seats of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland". This appeared in six volumes, each with 40 coloured plates, and text by Morris. Groombridge & Sons dissolved about 1880, with neither Fawcett nor Morris having profited much financially from their collaboration...... £60.00

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(Code No. 5749)

Caldecott, Randolph.

Last "Graphic" Pictures.

Date. 1888.

London, George Routledge & Sons. Oblong folio, [9 3/4 - 12ins]. 30 Full page colour prints with descriptive text, including 5 coloured titles, very good. Original printed boards, rubbed & marked.

Randolph Caldecott was born at Chester in 1846, and educated at the King School. On leaving school he became a banker's clerk, but soon turned to art. In his new career, he turned to book illustrations, Hunting, Old Christmas, North Italian Folk, etc. Regrettable his life was cut short, but not before he had made a name as a highly gifted artist...... £90.00

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(Code No. 5741)

RICHARDS. W.

HER MAJESTY'S ARMY.

A Descriptive Account of the Various Regiments now Comprising The Queen's Forces, from their First Establishment to the Present Time.

Date. [c.1890]

London. J S Virtue & Co. Page size [8 x11ins]. . 23 Loose full page chromolithographic (colour printed) plates by G.D.Giles. No text or covers..... £90.00

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(Code No. 5675)

Swift, Jonathan & William Wotton.

A TALE OF A TUB, written for the Universal Improvement of Mankind. To which is added, An Account of a Battle between the Ancient and Modern Books in St. James Library. With the Author's Apology, Explanatory Notes by W. Wotton and others.

Date. 1811.

London. Thomas Tegg, 8vo [5 x 8ins]. Hand-coloured copper engraved frontis + Title page, with ink dedication + List of author's works + Text pp. 322, [1] + 6 Original hand-coloured copper engraved prints, (as listed), vg. Half calf gilt, rubbed with some loss, still holding.

Jonathan Swift's celebrated satire on corruption in religion and learning. First published in 1704....... £90.00

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(Code No. 5672)Dickens, Charles.2 Volumes.Works:- Bleak House, Barnaby Rudge, Our Mutual Friend, Sketches by Boz, American Notes, The Mystery of Edwin Drood and Christmas Stories.Date. [c.1865]London, Chapman and Hall. 4to, [8 x 10ins]. Pp. 419, 348, 277 + 21 Original hand-coloured engraved prints. Half morocco gilt, splits to leather and rubbing. Holding firm......

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(Code No. 5628)

Newhouse, Charles B.

(Antique coaching print).

The Old Grey loosed his trace again.

London. Mr. Fores. Page size, [12 x 10 1/2ins.] Image size (approx), [10 x 8ins.] 2nd-Jan-1845. Original hand coloured engraved aquatint print. Heightened with gum arabic, foxing & slight surface loss.... £40.00

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(Code No. 5626)

Newhouse, Charles B.

(Antique coaching print).

One Mile from Gretna, Our Governor in sight ! ....

Date. 2nd-Jan-1845

London. Mr. Fores. Page size, [12 x 10 1/2ins.] Image size (approx), [10 x 8ins.] . Original hand-coloured engraved aquatint print. Heightened with gum arabic, foxing & marks...... £40.00

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(Code No. 5620)

Alken, H.T.

(Antique Coaching Print).

Royal Mail by Moonlight.

Date. [c.1830].

Page size [13 x 17ins]. Image size [12 x 8 1/2ins]. Original hand-coloured aquatint engraved by G. Hunt, heightened with gum arabic, strong impression, very good condition.

Henry Thomas Alken ( 1785 – 1851) was an English painter and engraver chiefly known as a caricaturist and illustrator of sporting subjects and coaching scenes. His most prolific period of painting and drawing occurred between 1816 and 1831..... £90.00

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(Code No. 5619)

Alken, H.T.

(Antique Coaching Print).

Royal Mail Starting from the Post Office..

Date. [c.1830].

Page size [13 x 17ins]. Image size [12 x 8 1/2ins]. Original hand-coloured aquatint engraved by G. Hunt, heightened with gum arabic, strong impression, very good condition.

Henry Thomas Alken ( 1785 – 1851) was an English painter and engraver chiefly known as a caricaturist and illustrator of sporting subjects and coaching scenes. His most prolific period of painting and drawing occurred between 1816 and 1831..... £90.00

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(Code No. 5604)Robb, Brian - 1913-1979.(Commercial Poster).Southend Pier. A Guinness lithograph.Date. 1956.Published by Guinness Ltd. Printed at the Curwen Press. Page size [31 1/2 x 21 1/2ins]. Image size [29 x 19ins]. Lithograph printed in colours, inspired by the Guinness Book of Records, slight creasing to outer edges. There seems to be a mark to the top right corner of the image, it is a shadow, no mark.Brian Robb was an accomplished painter and illustrator. Some of his earliest works were humorous drawings, published in Punch in the 1930s. He went on to illustrate numerous books in pen and ink and water colour, including 'The Adventures of Odd and Elsewhere'. He also designed press advertisements and posters for Shell and London Transport. Robb lectured at Chelsea School of Art from 1936 to 1962. Between 1963 and 1978 he was Head of Illustration at the Royal College of Art.......

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(Code No. 5603)Glendening, Ronald.(Commercial Poster).Cycle Racing. A Guinness lithograph.Date. 1956.Published by Guinness Ltd. Printed at the Curwen Press. Page size [31 1/2 x 21 1/2ins]. Image size [29 x 19ins]. Lithograph printed in colours, inspired by the Guinness Book of Records, slight creasing to outer edges.Ronald Glendening, born 1926 in London. Educated; Royal College of Art; 1950-1954 and designed posters for London Transport 1957-1975.....

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(Code No. 5602)Freedman, Barnett - 1901-1958.(Commercial Poster).The Darts Champion. A Guinness lithograph.Date. 1956.Published by Guinness Ltd. Printed at the Curwen Press. Page size [31 1/2 x 21 1/2ins]. Image size [29 x 19ins]. Lithograph printed in colours, inspired by the Guinness Book of Records, creasing to outer edges & nick into engraved surface, (1/2 inch).Barnett Freedman, British painter, lithographer, illustrator, designer and official war artist, first with the British Expeditionary Force in France, then with the Admiralty until 1946, Freedman won the CBE for his work. This included large-scale paintings, portraits of entire ships' crews and the notable lithograph 15-inch Gun Turret in HMS Repulse. Examples of his work are in the Tate Gallery, Victoria and Albert Museum and Imperial War Museum, London, as well as in numerous provincial British galleries.....

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(Code No. 5589)Anon.Manuscript Gregorian chant with illuminated initials.Date. [c.1500].Page size [16 x 11 1/4ins]. Original manuscript page of Gregorian chants, (chants on both sides of leaf), written on animal skin. Eight lines of music on a four-line stave with illuminated blue and red initials.....

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(Code No. 5534)Anon.12 Paintings on mica.( Indian household employees).Date. [c.1840].India. Size, (approx), [4 x 5 1/4ins].12 Original paintings on mica of household employees in thick watercolour, some loss to two outer edges.The V&A has a collection of paintings on mica originating from India. Most of the examples at the V&A date from the mid- nineteenth century. Popular subject matter included Hindu gods and goddesses, religious events, trades-people and flora and fauna of the sub-continent. The majority of these paintings were produced in standard sets for the colonial tourist market. They imitated paintings on glass, which were popular in Europe and were also used in India by artists for preserving tracings of their family paintings and to decorate glass for temple lanterns. Mica is a transparent mineral composed of complex mixtures of potassium silicates. The variety of mica used most frequently by these Indian artists is Muscovite (H2KAl3 Si04)3 which is found widely throughout south India.The mica is formed between strata of granite and the transparency of the material is a result of the heat and pressure created between the layers of rock during formation. Mica consists of many interlocking platelets, resulting in a laminar structure which can be split easily into thin sheets.....

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(Code No. 5510)

Moreland, A.

Humors of History. 160 drawings in color. Reproduced from originals from The Morning Leader.. .

Date. [c.1905].

London, Morning Leader. Oblong 8vo, Complete de luxe edition. Pp. 160 drawings in color. Original cloth gilt, faded.... £45.00

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(Code No. 5492)Anon.11 Paintings on mica. (Indian tradespeople).Date. [c.1840].India. Size, (approx), [3 1/4 x 4 1/4ins]. 11 Original paintings on mica in thick watercolour of Indian tradespeople, some loss to two outer edges.The V&A has a collection of paintings on mica originating from India. Most of the examples at the V&A date from the mid- nineteenth century. Popular subject matter included Hindu gods and goddesses, religious events, trades-people and flora and fauna of the sub-continent. The majority of these paintings were produced in standard sets for the colonial tourist market. They imitated paintings on glass, which were popular in Europe and were also used in India by artists for preserving tracings of their family paintings and to decorate glass for temple lanterns.Mica is a transparent mineral composed of complex mixtures of potassium silicates. The variety of mica used most frequently by these Indian artists is Muscovite (H2KAl3 Si04)3 which is found widely throughout south India. The mica is formed between strata of granite and the transparency of the material is a result of the heat and pressure created between the layers of rock during formation. Mica consists of many interlocking platelets, resulting in a laminar structure which can be split easily into thin sheets.....

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(Code No. 5481)

Le Petit Echo de la Mode.

(20 French Fashion Magazines.)

Date. [c.1930.]

Paris. Page sizes 14 1/2 x 11ins. 20 French Women's Magazines, including 56, (approx), colour printed full page fashion plates + Many black and white fashion plates.... £88.00

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(Code No. 5471)

Le Petit Echo de la Mode.

(15 French Fashion Magazines.)

Date. [c.1930.]

Paris. Page sizes 14 1/2 x 11ins.+ one magazine, 1941. 15 French Women's Magazines, including 38, (approx), colour printed full page fashion plates + Many black and white fashion plates.... £65.00

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(Code No. 5463)

Le Petit Echo de la Mode.

(20 French Fashion Magazines.)

Date. [c.1930.]

Paris. Page sizes 14 1/2 x 11ins. 20 French Women's Magazines, including 54, (approx), colour printed full page fashion plates + Many black and white fashion plates... £88.00

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(Code No. 5422)THE LAST JOURNEY ON THE ROAD.(Antique Coaching Print).Date. [c.1830]Page size 20 x 17 ins. No date, [1st edition published about [c.1830], this print is a later Victorian edition]. Original hand-coloured aquatint. Caption title, faint. Tear to blank margin outside plate mark. Slight water staining, mostly to blank margins. Guaranteed to be over 120 years old...

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(Code No. 5416)Complete Pictures of Eight Noble Steeds.Ba jun ma quan tu.Date. [c.1900China. 8vo, [5 3/4 x 8 1/4ins.] No date,. 10 Hand coloured sketches on hand made paper, of the owners, the horses, each with a printed descriptive text (English and Chinese). Names of the horses :- Piebald, Bay Rabbit, Imperial Yellow, Snow Flake, Rainbow, Moon Dragon, Peach Blossom, and Date Wonder. The period covered, 207 B.C. to 1137 A.D.In no two editions are the paintings exactally the same, each scene is down to the individual artist. Showing:- A horse and their rider in traditional Chinese style dress ready for battle and armed with various weapons of war. Chinese style boards, the pages bound in a concertina style, with a hand painted title panel, slight chipping...

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(Code No. 5390)

Capy, Marcel - J. Hemard - Tybart - Charles Pourrioi - M. Moiet.

(10 Satirical French Prints).

Date. [c.1905]

Paris, La Bon Vivant. Page size [19 1/2 x 12 1/2ins]. Image size [17 1/2 x 10ins]. 10 Loose Satirical French Colour Prints, slight nicks to outer edges. Taken from the Popular French magazine "La Bon Vivant"... £120.00

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(Code No. 5391)Cassell's Household Guide: Being a Complete Encyclopedia of Domestic and Social Economy.4 Volumes, (complete).Date. [c.1870].London, Cassell, Petter and Galpin. 4to,[8 x 10ins.] Pp. (approx), 398 per volume + Full and text illustrations throughout + 8 Full page engraved coloured prints, (as listed), slight damage to one print. Showing: - Conservatory decoration, ornamental arrangement of supper table, window decoration, etc. Original half calf gilt with raised spine bands gilt, Leather split to one volume's front hinge. All volumes holding firm....

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(Code No. 5363)Character Sketches from Charles Dickens.(22 Loose Antique Prints.)Date. [c.1880.]London, Raphael Tuck & Sons. 4to, [7 1/2 x 10ins.] 22 of 24 Chromolithographic,(colour printed), plates by Kyd, character's name below the image, some foxing. Original decorated boards, marked and rubbed. Sold as a collection of plates only...

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(Code No. 5261)

BOWYER, (Robert.) [publ.]

4 Loose copper engravings, (as published).

Date. .1793-1804.

London. Printed for R. Bowyer at the Historic Gallery, Pall Mall, Folio, [13 x 19 ins, approx].3 hand-coloured copper engravings + 1 uncoloured copper engraving from designs by R. Smirke and P J. de Loutherbourg & others. showing portraits medallions, battle scenes, etc, good condition, Bowyer's imprint, date and engraver below the image. £65.00

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(Code No. 5256)STANESBY, Samuel. (illustrator).The Bridal Souvenir.Date. [c.1860.]London, Griffith & Farran. 8vo, [7 x 9ins.] Chromolithographic full page frontis, title and preface + 34 Chromolithographic full page plates, heightened in gold. All contents loose, (perished gutta-percha binding), printed by Ashbee & Dangerfield, very good condition. Original gilt-decorated cloth, rubbed with slight surface loss.

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(Code No. 5242)Payne (Albert Henry, publisher.)2 volumes in 1, including supplement.The Builder's Practical Director or, Buildings for all classes, containing Plans, Sections and Elevations for the Erection of Cottages, Villas, Farm Buildings, Public Schools, etc .....With Detailed Estimates, Quantities and Prices....Date. [c.1855-57.] London, Leipzig & Dresden; J. Hagger, A. H. Payne. 4to, [9 1/4 x 11 1/2ins.]Pp. iv, 264 + 132 Full page lithographic plates of Country houses, town houses, worker's cottages, lodges, villas, farm buildings, public schools, conservatories, greenhouses, warehouses, and shop fronts, etc, including 48,(approx), hand-coloured full page lithographic plates, some foxing spots + Supplementary Series pp.126, [2] + 60 Full page lithographic plates, including 29, (approx), full page hand-coloured lithographic plates, (as listed), some foxing spots. Original half calf gilt with raised spine bands gilt, rubbed,The Victorian Era marked the explosion of creative options and the emergence of intricate, daring forms and techniques available to the homeowner as never before. Designers and architects broke away from the traditional symmetrical lines and simple colours. As shown in these fine plates, Victorian homes are colourful, elaborate, and bold.

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(Code No. 5243)Challamel, Augustin.The History of Fashion in France or the Dress of Women from the Gallo Roman Period to the Present Time .Date. 1882.London, Sampson Low...4to, [7 1/2 x 10ins.] Pp. xii, 293, mark to top corner of first few pages + 21 hand-coloured fashion plates, very good condition. Original gilt-decorated boards, 2 corners and spine, marked with some surface loss.

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(Code No. 5153)Anon.Victorian Scrap Album.Date. [c.1850]England. Oblong 4to, [13 x 10ins] 10 Beautiful Chinese watercolours of various subjects painted on pith paper also known as rice paper, marginal damage, no image loss + 5 Watercolours + 13 Pencil sketches + 3 hand coloured prints + others.. Original half calf, rubbed with split to upper hinge. Holding firm.

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(Code No. 5146)

Lepage-Medvey, E.

National Costumes. Austria, Hungary, Poland, Czecho-Slovakia. English trans. by S. P. Skipwith.

Date. 1939.

London: Hyperion Press. 4to, [12 x 9 3/4ins.] Pp. 20 + 40 full-page colour plates with captioned tissue-guards. Original cloth, lacks spine cloth & slight marks.. £40.00

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(Code No. 5084)Surtees, Robert Smith, 1805-1864.Mr. Sponge’s Sporting Tour. With colour plates by John Leech.Date. [1880].London, Printed for Subscribers by Bradbury Agnew and Co. 8vo, [6 x 9ins]. Pp. x, [1], 450 + Hand coloured vignette title + 13 Hand coloured engraved plates, very good. Original gilt-decorated cloth, faded.

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(Code No. 5064)Morris, Francis. Orpen, (1810-1893).Volumes 1, 2, 3 and 4 of 6.A series of Picturesque Views of Seats of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland with Descriptive and Historical Letterpress .Date. 1866-80.London, William Mackenzie. 4to, [8 1/2 x 11ins]. Pp. iv 90.iv, 80.iv, 80. iv, 82, slight foxing + 160 tissue guarded chromolithographic (colour printed) plates, very good. Full gilt-decorated morroco. Raised spine bands with gilt-decorated panels, slight rubbing and slight hinge splits to upper covers. Holding firm. The final work which Fawcett, F. O. Morris and Lydon would do together was "The County Seats of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland". This appeared in six volumes, each with 40 coloured plates, and text by Morris. Groombridge & Sons dissolved about 1880, with neither Fawcett nor Morris having profited much financially from their collaboration.

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(Code No. 5055)Modes de Paris, Petit courrier des dames.(Possibly a fashion salesman's sample catalogue).Dates. 5th Oct, 1844 to 31st Dec, 1845.Numbers. 2048 to 2152. (Complete). Paris & London, J. Fuller. 8vo, [6 1/2 x 10ins] .103 Hand coloured (in a contemporary hand), steel engraved fashion full page plates. fine hand-colouring. The plates give the address of the journal and a brief description of the fashions. If the fashion is available at a particular store, the address is given. The name of the hair stylist is also usually given as well. Showing, (approx), 2 fashion models per page including a few examples of hats. Original cloth gilt, slight marks and split to cloth hinges. Holding firm.

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(Code No. 5017)Album of 42 beautiful Indian watercolours on micra.Date. [c.1840].India. 8vo, [6 1/4 x 9ins]. Image sizes 3 x 4ins to 6 1/2 x 5ins. 42 Original very fine detailed watercolour paintings on mica of Indian tradesmen and women at work with their animals, work tools, scenes and figures, water-carriers, sawyers, carpenters, cutlers, goldsmiths, spinner, weaver, scribe, hunter, etc. (Drawn and coloured in a contemporary hand and by an Indian artist). Bound in contemporary black lacquered covers with gilt and mother-of-pearl floral inlay decoration. Leather spine with gilt-tooled decoration, some loss with split to hinges. Covers just holding. The mica group of minerals having perfect basal cleavage and capable of splitting into thin laminate is an excellent base for watercolour paint.

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(Code No. 4937)

Decorative Art.

(9 Antique Art Prints.)

Date. [c.1880].

Paris, Helio, Fortier - Marotte & others. Page sizes [11 1/2 x 8ins.] & [10 x 6ins.] 9 loose colour printed plates, 2 heightened in gold. - Enamel, Jewellery, and Porcelain, very good condition. £55.00

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(Code No. 4901)

Proyectos de Mobillario de lujo y Suministro de Planos de Taller.

( Luxury Furniture ).

Date. 1948.

Barcelona, Barsal. Folio, [17 1/2 x 12ins.] Pp [18] + 43 of 48 printed colour and black and white prints of room settings, etc, 2 plates loose and one damaged. Showing kitchens, bedrooms, salons, dining rooms, etc + 92 Examples of various items of luxury furniture, chairs, mirrors, tables, etc. Original printed cloth covers. £120.00

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(Code No. 4890)DIEZ, Braun, Louis, Ernst Frohlich.(Antique coloured costume plates of the World.)Zur Geschichte der Costume. Nach Zeichnungen von Wilhelm. Diez.Date. [c.1880.]Germany, Munchen, Braun & Schneider, Folio, [9 1/2 x 13ins.] 488, (approx), chromolithographic, (printed colour), World costume plates on 122 double pages, very good condition. Titled in German below the images. Original decorated boards with cloth spine. In this series many more plates were issued separately with no full-page descriptive text.

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(Code No. 4880)SURTEES. Robert Smith.Hawbuck Grange or, The Sporting Adventures of Thomas Scott.Date. [c.1880.]London. Bradbury, Agnew, & Co. 8vo, 6 x 9ins. Pp. 265, [Publisher's adverts, pp.32] + Hand coloured title vignette + 8 Hand-coloured etched prints by H.K.Browne and W.T.Maud . Original gilt-decorated cloth, spine faded & chipped.

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(Code No. 4821)Newhouse. Charles B.(Antique Print).One Mile from Gretna, Our Governor in sight ....with a Screw Loose.Date. [c.1840] or later edition.London. B. Moss & Co. Page size, [19 x 14 1/2ins.] Image size [16 x 11ins.] Original hand coloured aquatint engraved print by R.G. Reeves. Laid on card & heightened with gum arabic.

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(Code No. 4788)

Anon.

(25 Antique Coloured Costume Plates.)

Asia, Africa and Europe.

Date. [c.1800.]

Plate size 3 1/2 x 6ins. Image size 3 3/4 x 2 1/2ins. 25 loose original copper engraved hand coloured prints, illustrative of the costumes of the natives of Asia (11), Africa (2), and Europe (12), marginal browing and a piece missing from the margin of the Japanese print, just out side of the image. No text or covers. £120.00

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(Code No. 4753)

A'Beckett, Gilbert Abbott.

The Comic History of Rome & Comic History of England.

3 Volumes in 2.

Date. [1851- 64.]

London Bradbury, Agnew & Co. 8vo, [6 x 9ins.] Pp xviii, 320, 304. xii 308 + 30 Original hand coloured etched plates + 100s of woodcuts by John Leech. Original gilt-decorated cloth, rubbed with slight chipping & marks. Later edition of this work had more printed pages. £150.00

Leech was a rapid and indefatigable worker. Dean Hole claims he produced three finished drawings on the wood, designed, traced, and rectified, "without much effort as it seemed, between breakfast and dinner". The best technical qualities of Leech's art, his precision and vivacity in the use of the line. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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(Code No. 4735)LA NOUVELLE MODE.A weekly fashion journal published in Paris.Date. Jan to Dec, 1904. Paris. Page size, 12 x 9ins. Pp. (approx, 26 per volume.) 33 Weekly numbers for the year 1904, nicks to margins. Including 18 coloured ladies' fashion plates and 100s of black & white ladies' fashion plates. French text.

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(Code No. 4722)

Cundall, H.M.

Birket, Foster. R.W.S. (Royal Watercolour Society.)

Date. 1906, 1st edn.

London: A.& C.Black Ltd. 8vo, [7 x 9ins.] Pp. xx, 216, [4] adverts + 73 coloured plates + 78 Black & white plates. Original decorated blue cloth gilt, spine faded. £55.00

Myles Birket Foster, ( 1825 – 1899), was an English illustrator and watercolourist whose landscapes are typical of the Victorian age. He was perhaps the most successful British watercolorist of his generation.

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(Code No. 4695)The Lady's Magazine or Entertaining Companion for Fair Sex, Appropriately Solely to Their Use and AmusementDate. Vol 45, No. 1, for January to December, 1814.London, G. and S. Robinson. 8vo. [5 1/2 x 8 1/2ins.]. Pp. 644, first few pages waterstaining + 13 of 17 copper engraved plates + 10 of 12 Hand-coloured fashion plates. Original half calf, some surface loss and front board detached. The Lady's Magazine or Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex, was a British fashion magazine produced every month from 1770 until 1837 and cost six pence per copy. It was started in August 1770 by London bookseller John Coote and publisher John Wheble. It is sometimes confused with the Ladies' Magazine published in Boston, Massachusetts. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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(Code No. 4690)

Combe, William.

Doctor Syntax's Three Tours: in search of the Picturesque, Consolation and a Wife.

Date. [c.1875.]

London. Chatto and Windus. 8vo, 5 1/2 x 8ins. Pp xlviii, 354, 32 + 78 coloured plates + coloured vignette titles by Thomas Rowlandson, (as listed) . Original gilt decorated cloth, slight rubbing and chipping to spine. £40.00

On leaving school Thomas Rowlandson became a student at the Royal Academy. He lived and studied for a time in Paris, and he later made frequent tours to the Continent, enriching his portfolios with numerous jottings of life and character. Rowlandson was largely employed by Rudolph Ackermann, the art publisher who issued in his Poetical Magazine The Schoolmaster's Tour-a series of plates with illustrative verses by Dr. William Combe. and engraved by Rowlandson and later issued under the title of the Tour of Dr Syntax in Search of the Picturesque.

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(Code No. 4589)Anon.The Mughal Court.(Indian Watercolours.)No Date.4to, 6 1/2 x 10ins. 38 printed leaves of text with 10 full page watercolour paintings, heightened in gold, of Mugal Court Life, nicks to margins with some crude repairs and one corner of printed text missing. Full modern leather covers.

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(Code No. 4573)Wyatt, Matthew Digby.(17 Loose Porcelain and Metalwork Coloured Plates.)The Industrial Arts of the Nineteenth Century. A Series of illustrations of the choicest Specimens produced by every Nation at the Great Exhibition of Works of Industry, 1851.Date. 1851-53.London. Day & Son, Lithographers to the Queen. Page sizes 11 1/2 x 16 1/2ins, (Approx). Image sizes 12 1/2 x 8 1/2ins, (Approx). 15 Loose chromolithographic prints of porcelain, metalwork, etc, 5 Duplicates + Similar type chromolithographic plate + Similar type uncoloured plate, nicks to some margins and foxing, not affecting engraved areas. Sir (Matthew) Digby Wyatt (1820 – 1877) was a British architect and art historian who became Secretary of the Great Exhibition of 1851. The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of all Nations ran from 1 May to 15 October 1851, serving as a showcase for British inventions and manufactures, it has become a symbol of the Victorian age.

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(Code No. 4572)

Le Blond & Co.

(Antique Print.)

Britannia Bridge, Anglesey.

Date. [c.1850.]

London. Le Blond & Company. Image size 2 5/8 X 3 7/8ins. Page size 6 x 4 1/2 ins. £45.00

The company of Le Blond was formed by the brothers Abraham and Robert, in Stepney, London. They were the first company to take a licence from George Baxter's colour printing process in 1849. Colour printing had been practised for many years but was quite basic, using only a limited number of colours. The Baxter patented process meant an initial printing from a steel key plate, which gave the black outline and all the intricate detail and shading, then they would apply up to 20 different blocks made from either wood, copper or zinc - one for each colour they wanted to apply. Each block had to align perfectly. This key plate made all the difference and gave their images sharpness never before achieved.

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(Code No. 4513)

Sandby, Paul.

(Antique Aquatint Print.)

Dinas Bran Castle from Llangollen.

Date. [1813?].

London. Palser, Surrey. Page Size 11 1/4 x 10 1/4ins. Image size 11 x 8 ins. Original hand coloured mixed method engraving, etched and aquatint. Laid onto card. Engraved by Paul Sandby, from an original drawing by Atkington, two slight marks to engraved surface, outer edges of card boarder, marked and rubbed.  Rare copy. £130.00

Art historians have described Sandby as the first artist to fully understand and express the picturesque in art . The aquatint print was invented in France, eliminating the lined effect typical of eighteenth century engravings. Sandby developed the process of making aquatints so that he could recreate in a print, the look of a watercolour with varied tones and delicate patterns. In 1771 he set off from Wynnstay, Ruabon and soon became inspired by Wales' most dramatic scenery, it would help transform attitudes to Wales and even herald the arrival of the Romantic Movement in British art.

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(Code No. 4512)

Sandby, Paul.

(Antique Aquatint Print.)

Conway in the County of Caernarvon.

Date. 1st Sept 1770.

London. Page Size 13 1/4 x 10 1/4ins. Image size 11 1/2 x 8 1/2ins. Original Hand Coloured Aquatint, drawn and engraved by Paul Sandby, nicks and slight marks to the outer margins, not affecting the engraved area.  £130.00

Art historians have described Sandby as the first artist to fully understand and express the picturesque in art. The aquatint print was invented in France, eliminating the lined effect typical of eighteenth century engravings. Sandby developed the process of making aquatints so that he could recreate in a print, the look of a watercolour with varied tones and delicate patterns. In 1771 he set off from Wynnstay, Ruabon and soon became inspired by Wales' most dramatic scenery - resulting in the subsequent publication of Sandby's XII Views in North Wales. This famous series of prints, (Conway being one of them. Plate No. 11), would help transform attitudes to Wales and even herald the arrival of the Romantic Movement in British art.

                       For more information go to :-

 http://www.24hourmuseum.org.uk/exh_gfx_en/ART39727.html

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(Code No. 4507)

JANINET. JEAN FRANCAOIS. 1752-1814.

(2 Antique Prints from a set of 3.)

L'aveu difficile & L'indiscretion.

Date. 1787.

Paris. Rapilly, rue St. Jacques,....Image size, 14 x 11ins. Page size, 22 1/2 x 16 1/4ins. Mixed method print, colour etching and aquatint, taken from the original painting by Nicolas Lavreince. Engraved by F. Janinet. foxing to blank margins.  £1500.00

Jean-François Janinet, who studied in the studio of Louis-Marin Bonnet, where he learned multiple-plate colour printing. Responding to a demand for small gouache paintings and inspired by Bonnet’s experiments, Janinet perfected a technique that would approximate gouache (opaque watercolour), using a tool with minute points to create textured surfaces, which were then inked and printed in colour from multiple plates.He also developed colour aquatint engraving. The engraved area of these pair of prints, with fresh colour are in excellent condition, shows Janinet at his most skillful.

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(Code No. 4494)Japanese Silk Pattern Catalogue.Japan.No date, early 20th century?.Folio, [15 1/2 x 10 3/4ins.] 19 Coloured silk designes of flowers, plates, birds, fans and fish, etc, very good condition. Pasted on to thick card, slight marks. Original soft covers, slight nicks to edges. Possibly a salesman's sale catalogue

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(Code No. 4483)Boucherit, Edouard, editor and publisher.(25 French Fashion Magazines of the 1930s.)25 MODES ET TRAVAUX.Date. 1930-35.Paris. 4to, [8 x 12ins.] Pp. (approx) 40 per month. 100s of coloured and black and white French fashion illustrations throughout + Large folding knitting patterns, etc, Year 1932, lacking the months December & May. Year 1935, lacking the month of December + March 1930 + April, October and November 1931, three title pages missing. Some page edges frayed.

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(Code No. 4467)Gilbert, W. S and William Russell Flint , (Illustrator).Ruddigore or The Witch's Curse.Date. 1912.London, G. Bell and Sons. 8vo, [7 x 9 1/4ins.] Pp, 111 - 164, (as issued), some slight marginal foxing + 8 Coloured illustrations by Russell Flint. Original cloth gilt, faded.

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(Code No. 4434)Anon:Watercolour Sketch of a Blacksmith at Work.Dated, March 1885. England. Image size 13 x 8ins.Original Watercolour Sketch of a Blacksmith at Work with the tutor's comments on back of image.

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(Code No. 4433) Nouveau Larousse illustré.(12 Military Antique Coloured Prints).No Date, ca1870-80. Paris. Page size, [10 x 13ins.]. 12 Chromolithographic, (colour printed), military engraved prints by Vignerot & Demoulin, of various countries, Sweden, United States (slight creasing), Netherlands, Switzerland, Turkey, Romania, Spain, Italy, Britain, Russia, France and Portugal. All prints with the appropriate map on back of each image.

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(Code No. 4374)PUGH. (Edward.)Cambria Depicta: A Tour Through NORTH WALES, Illustrated with Picturesque Views. By a Native Artist.Date. 1816.2 Volumes.London. W.Clowes. Royal 4to, (11 x 9ins.) Title page (v. Blank) + Preface pp. viii + Contents pp. xii + List of Plates pp. xv + Text pp.1- 476, some marginal spotting, images very good. Lacking text pages 203 - 205. Original half calf gilt. Raised spine bands gilt, rubbing and damage to lower cover. Bound without plates, as published.47 of 71 BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL HAND COLOURED ENGRAVED AQUATINT LOOSE PLATES Taken from “Cambria Depicta” By EDWARD PUGH. Date 1816 + One engraved aquatint plates of South Stack, Holyhead by W. Daniell + 15 various copper engraved views of North Wales by Sparrow + 5 various copper engraved views of North Wales by Angus, Moses Griffith & others + 4 Maps of North Wales including Ellis's North Wales ca1780, Denbigh by T. Kitchin, ca1780 and 2 maps by Saxton Kip of Flintshire & Denbigh, date 1610. All plates & maps housed loose in a contemporary morocco folder. Edward Pugh, a Welshman, described and drew the inhabitants, views and customs for Cambria Depicta, He took ten years and walked between two and three thousand miles, over one of the roughest districts of Great Britain, He died at Ruthin in 1813, three years before the book was finally published.

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(Code No. 4373)Young Englishwoman. A Magazine of Fiction and Entertaining Literature, Music, Poetry. Fine Arts, Fashions and Useful and Ornamental Needlework + Le Monde Elegant, 1870s.Date. 1865-66.London. S O.Beeton. 4to, [ 9 x 12ins.] Volumes 2 & 3 bound in one Volume. 14 Hand-coloured fashion plates, with associated text, dust marks and nicks to outer edges on some plates + 21 Hand-coloured fashion plates, ( Le Monde Elegant, 1870s), dust marks and foxing, etc, to outer edges on 7 plates. Housed in a modern portfolio. Occasionally the coloured plates were issued in a separate portfolio. Text volume in the original decorated cloth, pages loose.

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(Code No. 4311)Glaise, N.Bibliotheque du Peintre en Batiment, Modeles de Lettres sur Vingt Tons de Fonds Differents.Date. ca.1901.Dourdan. Emile Thezard, Folio, [13 x 18 ins.] Pp 4, creased & edge nicks + Chromolithographic Title + 13 of 25 chromolithograph plates showing ornamental alphabet letters, examples for sign-writers, creases to outer edge of blank margins. Loose in original printed portfolio with ties, (as issued), waterstaining to corners.

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(Code No. 4285)Broughton. (Brian)PICTURESQUE VIEWS in NORTH WALES, engraved in Aquatinta by Alken, from Drawings made on the spot: with Political Reflections on leaving that Country.London. J. Mawman. 1801. 4to [10 1/2 x 8 1/2 ins]. Pp 32, some words with faint ink underlining throughout. HAND COLOURED AQUATINT VIEW PLATES, by S. Alken, slight marginal spotting. Full vellum style gilt, marked.

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(Code No. 4276)CALDECOTT, Randolph, (1846-1886).Randolph Caldecott's Graphic Pictures.Complete Edition.4 Volumes in 1.London. George Routledge & Sons. 1887-98. Oblong folio, [15 x 11 ins.] Pp. 96, 71, 71, 83, very good. 200 + Coloured and black & white illustrations throughout. Original decorated cloth gilt, slight rubbing and marks. All edges gilt.  .Randolph Caldecott was born at Chester in 1846, and educated at the King School. On leaving school he became a banker's clerk, but soon turned to art. In his new career, he turned to book illustrations, Hunting, Old Christmas, North Italian Folk, etc. Regrettably his life was cut short, but not before he had made a name as a highly gifted artist.

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(Code No. 4266)Fishenden. R.B.Penrose Annual. Review of the Graphic Arts.1936,Volume 38.London. Humphries. 4to [ 11 x 9 ins. ] Pp xi 164,44 adverts. Many coloured and B/W illustrations. Art Deco poster and commercial designs, including trade catalogue cover designs by some the leading artists of the day. Original decorated cloth, spine faded.

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(Code No. 4260)

LANG, Carl.

1 Volume of 3.

Geschichtliche Denkwürdigkeiten und Seltenheiten der Natur, durch Kupferblätter anschaulich gemacht und für alle Stände zum Nutzen und Vergnügen faßlich beschrieben.

(Unusual Natural History Scenes and Cultures )

Date. 1814.

Nuernberg. 8vo, [4 3/4 x 7 1/2 ins.] Pp (2), 380, lIV, splits to a few margins + 42 Original hand-coloured copper engraved prints on 22 pages, blank margin of one plate missing, one plate damaged, some browning throughout. Original trade boards, some surface loss. £130.00

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Code No. 4252)Mason, Rupert & others (Ed).Robes ofThespis.Costume Designs by Modern Artists.Date, 1928.London: Ernest Benn Limited. 4to. Pp xv, [1] 143, slight foxing to prelims and outer edges,109 Full-page plates with tissue guards including 43 coloured plates, vg. Original decorated blue cloth gilt, marked front cover and fading to spine. Artists:- William Nicholson, Paul Nash, Laura Knight, Edmund Dulac, Edward Gordon Craig, Charles Ricketts, Randolph Schwabe, Max Beerbohm, Reginald Brill,Claude Lovat Fraser,Oliver Messel, R. Boyd Morrison, George Sheringham.

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(Code No. 4218)Vagne Marcel.Album Militaire Collection D Images Instructives.No date, ca1870.France. Folio, [11 x 16 ins.] 19 Hand coloured full-page plates of the French military uniforms and drill, slight nicks to outer edges and waterstaining to two plates. Original hand coloured front cover, nicks and marks.

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(Code No. 4201)

De Courcy, Margaret and Beatrice.

The Ladie's Cabinet of Fashion, Music, & Romance.

London. Henderson. 1833. 12mo [146 x 95mm] Vol 3. Pp 446. Engraved frontis, Engraved vignette title. 8 Hand coloured fashion plates. 7 of 13 steel and woodcut engraved plates. Some foxing throughout. Original half calf. Gilt-tooled spine panels rubbed. Marbled boards rubbed. The book deals with London and Paris fashion, domestic matters, travel, poetry, music, novels and affairs of the heart etc. Working copy only. £50.00

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(Code No. 4200)Anon.The LADIES POCKET MAGAZINE.Date. 1839. London. Robins. 12mo [ 95 x 145 mm ]. 2 Volumes in 1. Pp 21- 316. vi 282. Lacks pages 1-20 in vol 1, foxing and browned + 44 HAND COLOURED FASHION PLATES, slight marks + 10 Hand-coloured plates, damaged + Steel engraved plates. Original half calf gilt ,split hinges and rubbed. Because of the listed faults, selling as a Working Copy only.

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(Code No. 4191)Harrison, W. Randle. (Illuminating Artist.).Suggestions for Illuminating, with a series of Alphabets and Designs for Inital Letters, Borders, &c,.London J. Barnard & Son. ca1860, 2nd edn. 4to, [8 x 10 ins.] Illuninated title + Illuminated publisher's advert + Additional title + Dedication + Contents + pp. 7-46, Text + pp. 8 Adverts for artists materials + 20 Black and white and coloured plates, some heightened in Chromo-Lithographed by Vincent Brooks, some blank margins with slight marks. Original gilt decorated cloth, slight marks & rubbing. All edges gilt.

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(Code No. 4181)

SURTEES, R. S.

Plain or Ringlets, Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour, Handley Cross, Mr. Romford's Hounds and Ask Mama,

5 Volumes.

London. Bradbury, Agnew & Co. No date, ca1890. 8vo, [6 1/4 x 9 1/4 ins.]

Plain or Ringlets, pp. 1-406 + 13 Hand coloured plates including title vignette.

Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour, pp.1-408 + 14 Hand coloured plates including title vignette.

Handley Cross, pp. 1-550 + 18 Hand coloured plates including title vignette.

Mr. Romford's Hounds, pp. 1-391 + 25 Hand coloured plates including title vignette.

Ask Mama, pp. 1- 412 + 14 Hand coloured plates including title vignette.

All Hand coloured plates are in excellent condition, heightened with gum arabic plus tissue guards. Illustrations by John Leech. Original gilt decorated cloth, faded to base of spines. £180.00

The 1st issue of the 1st editions were issued in parts with publisher's advertisements at the end of some of the volumes.

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(Code No. 4067)14 Loose Coloured Military Prints.(Antique Prints)

German, French and British, 1870s-1880s. Page sizes 11 x 15 ins to 10 x 6 1/2 ins. 8 Hand coloured lithographs, heightened with gum arabic, marginal marks + 5 Colour printed, marginal marks + 1 Misc.

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(Code No. 4065)Collection of 1200 matchbox labels.5 Volumes.

1950-70. Folio & 4to albums. 1200 world matchbox tissue guarded labels in 5 albums. All labels loosely housed in plastic pockets, (none pasted down). Showing: - Japanese, railways, soldiers, Eastern Europe, Britain, dogs, etc. Original decorated cloth, 3 albums held in slip cases, slight marks.

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(Code No. 4063)Rowbotham, Read, Needham.Our Native Land: Its Scenery and Associations: A Series of 36 Water-Colour Sketches.London. Marcus Ward & Co. 1879. 4to, [9 x 10 1/2 ins.] Pp 120, slight foxing to title + 36 Mounted chromolithographic (printed colour) plates, very good condition. Original gilt decorated cloth, slight rubbing and slight split to cloth. Each area showing 6 views of :- English Lakes, Scotland, Killarney lakes, North of Ireland, Derbyshire and North Wales.

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(Code No. 4035)

Pollard. James.

(Antique Coaching Print).

The Mail Coach Changing Horses.

London. J, Watson, 7, Vere Street. Sep.21.1825. Image size (approx)16 1/4 x 11 1/4 ins. Page size (approx) 19 1/2 x 15 1/2 ins. Original hand coloured aquatint from an original painting by James Pollard and engraved by G. Reeves, heightened with gum arabic, water stain within platemark. Laid on to a thick card. The Manchester and London mail coach standing out side the The White Lion Hotel, which is displaying an advert for Whitbread & Co, ales. £200.00

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(Code No. 4029)London. Office. 1898. Folio, 12 x 16 1/2 ins. Pp 32, nicks to margins. Illustrated throughout, including 16 coloured plates by Hugh Thomson, Frank Brangwyn, H.M. Brock, Gordon Browne, Phil May and others. Poctorial soft covers, torn with some loss.

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(Code No. 4027)CYNICUS, pseud. [i.e. Martin Anderson.(1854 - 1932).]Cartoons, Social and Political. [By] Cynicus. [Hand-coloured illustrations, with accompanying text.]London. His Studio. 1892. 4to, 8 x 10 ins. 36 Hand coloured plated by Martin Anderson, very good condition. Original soft covers, slight loss.Martin Anderson, the station master's son from Leuchars, attended Madras College. He subsequently had a dazzling career as a cartoonist, amassing from his work as an artist and from his coloured postcard business in Tayport enough money to build "Castle Cynicus" near Balmullo.

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(Code No. 4009)Loutherbourg, P. J de.(2 Large Hand Coloured Aquatints.)Llyn Ogween and Cataract on the Llugwy.(North Wales).London. R Bowyer, Historic Gallery. 1805-06. Page sizes 17 x 12 3/4 ins & 15 x 11 1/2 ins. Image sizes 12 1/2 x 9 ins & 12 3/4 x 9 ins. 2 Original hand coloured aquatint prints from the original drawing by P. Loutherbourg and engraved by W. Pickett and coloured by J. Clark, one print with a nick to blank margin, well away from engraved area. Taken from "Romantic and Picturesque Scenery of England and Wales" (1805).Philip James de Loutherbourg born in France, by his twenties Loutherbourg was a successful and prolific land and seascape painter. In 1766 he was elected to the French Royal Academy. Five years later he settled in England where he also worked at the Drury Lane Theatre, designing stage sets for David Garrick. He was elected to the Royal Academy in 1781 and in 1805 published The Romantic and Picturesque Scenery of England and Wales. Guaranteed to be over 200 years old.

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(Code No. 3999)Dolmetsch, Heinrich.Ornamental Treasures a collection of designs from India, China, Japan, Italy, France, Germany &c. of all styles and times comprising 85 plates with explanatory letterpress / by H. Dolmetsch ...London : A. W. Cowan, publisher, [1900?]. Folio, [10 1/2 x 14 ins.] Pp 88, [English text] + 85 Full-page plates including 60 chromolithographic plates (printed colour with some plates heightened in gold), very good condition. Original half morocco with gilt-tooled raised spine bands, slight rubbing and marks. Chipping to top of spine.This work is of great historic ornament and design, on a par with Owen Jones's Grammar of Ornament, the designs range from Roman architecture and sculpture, Byzantine embroidery, and illuminated manuscripts from the Middle Ages; to Italian glass painting, pottery, and French tapestries, etc.

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(Code No. 3985)

Illustrated Victorian Sheet Music Covers.

Date. [Ca1850].

London. Folio, [10 1/2 x 14 ins.] Pp 226, including 29 Polkas, Waltzes, etc with 4 coloured plates, 5 uncoloured and 20 plain music sheet covers, one cover split into engraved area, some pages loose. Listing :- The Surbiton Cricket Club Polka and others + an original coloured Baxter print, "The Prima Donna Waltz by Jullien". George Baxter invented a complicated colour printing process using a succession of, up to twenty, metal plates and wood blocks to creation an image. Original half calf gilt, splits to hinges, with the original linen over cover, slight damage. £88.00

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(Code No. 3970)Younghusband, Sir George and Cyril Davenport:The Crown Jewels of England .London. Cassell and Company, Ltd. 1919. 4to, [10 x 13 ins,] Pp viii, 84 + Frontis + 18 tipped-in colour plates with tissue guards, (as listed). Number 242 of 1400 copies. Original decorated cloth gilt, slight rubbing and fading. No Jacket.

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(Code No. 3965)Montgomery, Robert.Illustrators, MARTIN, John (1789-1854) and others:THE SACRED ANNUAL, BEING THE MESSIAH A POEM IN SIX BOOKS.London. John Turrill.  1834. 8vo, [5 x 7 1/2 ins.] Half title + By the late author....+  Coloured frontis + Hand coloured illuminated title + Additional title-page + Plate list + Dedication + Preface to the 2nd edition + pp. (ix) - xi Preface + pp. Text 1 - 298, lacking pp. 299 to 300 + 9 Hand coloured plates with tissue guards, "coloured under the direction of Charles Simpson" + Uncoloured tailpiece vignette, (illustrations complete as listed). Plates 1, 8 and 10 [The Temptation, The Sermon on the Mount and The Remorse of Judas] are by John Martin.  Original blind-stamped velvet covers with clasp, lacking spine. Covers detached & faded. All edges gilt. Martin enjoyed immense popularity and a print of Belshazzar's Feast hung on the parlour wall of the Brontë vicarage in Haworth, where Charlotte and Branwell copied Martin's works. 

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(Code No. 3944)Lausanne., Rue du Grande-Chene No 26. ca1820. (Watermark 1824) 8vo [ 200 x 155 mm ]. heightened with gum arabic, marks and foxing to margins throughout. Two plates split affecting image, (no loss). No text (as issued). Original slipcase, chipped and parts missing. with original printed title label, rubbed. Approx image sizes [ 175 x 140 mm to mostly 110 x 110 mm ], uniform page leaf size. Some plates with initials (F.M), probably F.Meyer. Views include, peasants, tradesmen and hunters wearing their traditional costume of the various Swiss cantons, all in a rural and mountain setting. The various thickness of the paper and the number of watermarked paper manufacturers noted would indicate a composite portfolio, although there are no great variations in the image style.

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(Code No. 3942)

Anon.

Swiss Costume Plates. Costumes Suisses.

ca1840. 12mo, plate size 57 x 90mm. 18 HAND COLOURED LITHOGRAPHIC SWISS PEASANT COSTUME PLATES, some chipping to the decorated pierced borders. Modern full calf folder, vg. £250.00

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(Code No. 3921)Bunbury. Henry William, 1750 - 1811.William Shakespeare: "Helena in the Dress of a Pilgrim" - Shakespeare - All's Well That Ends well Act III, Scene V.London.Thomas Macklin, Poets Gallery. 1792. Image size, 17 3/4 x 13 3/4 ins. Page size, 18 1/4 x 16 1/4 ins. Original line and stipple hand coloured engraving by I.Chapman, small hole to right side of print (3mm x 2mm), and slight creasing.The Bunbury-Macklin Shakespeare stipple engravings represent the best examples of this complicated process. This Shakespeare play concerns a maid, Helena, who cures the King of France of a disease, then asks for Lord Bertram's hand in marriage. Bertram obliges, and then quickly flees to Italy to engage in war, hoping for death to avoid marriage. Helena is greatly hurt, and sets out on a pilgrimage, to Florence, Italy.... Guaranteed to be over 200 years old.

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(Code No. 3905)Berthelon Eug' & P. Kerleau: Nouveaux Modeles de Bois et Marbres. (Example to be used on the art of painting imitation marble and wood) (Bibliotheque du Peintre en Batiment)Paris. Librairie Speciale D'Architecture. [19x14ins]. 1900. Title Page + 20 of 32 Beautiful original chromographic (colour printing) plates, a few nicks to outer edges of blank margins, of examples to be used in the art of painting imitation marble, wood and trompe loeil. Original printed portfolio with linen tie, marks with some printed loss.

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(Code No. 3896)Cannon, Richard.The Seventeenth Lancers.Historical Records of the British Army Comprising the History of every Regiment.London J. Parker. 1841. 8vo, [ 6 x 9 ins ]. Pp viii 84, 16 adverts + 5 of 7 Hand coloured lithographs, foxing and marks throughout. Original cloth gilt, poor. Working copy.The Seventeenth Lancers landed at Boston U.S.A. 24th May 1775 then on to New York landed on Staten island in the beginning of July and went on to fight a number of battles.

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(Code No. 3880)

Geisser J, & Siegfried.

Three Swiss Hand Coloured Aquatints Prints.

London, Zurich, & Basel. Verleg, Dikenmann & R. Ackermann. ca1830. Image sizes 7 x 5 ins, (approx). 3 Original hand coloured aquatint plates of Fluelen , Bridge of St Maurice & Schloss Chillon, some marginal foxing. £70.00

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(Code No. 3875)

Anon.

Three Comical Watercolour Sketches.

Early 20th Century. Image size 7 1/2 x 5 ins (approx). 3 Pen and ink and watercolour caricatures, very good condition. £350.00

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(Code No. 3840)La Danse des Morts a Bale.ca1860. 12mo, [4 1/2 x 3 1/2 ins]. Page size 117 x 3 1/2 ins. Folding chromolithographic plates, (colour printed), in a concertina style, very good condition. German, English and French titles.

The engravings are loosely based on the famous Basel Church Wall Paintings. They consist of a pictorial drama between Death and the "candidate," all going to prove that no one escapes his fate, from the Pope and the Emperor, down to the humblest man. Original cloth gilt.

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(Code No. 3718.)London. Josiah Boydell. ca1790. Page sizes 24 x 19ins, (approx).11 Original coloured mezzotint prints by various artists, cropped, marginal nicks throughout, (some duplicates).Boydell hired the finest painters of his day, including Sir Joshua Reynolds, Henry Fuseli, Angelica Kauffmann, and Benjamin West, to paint the most memorable scenes in Shakespeare's plays. In 1789 he opened his Shakespeare Gallery in Pall Mall with 34 paintings, and produced the first set of engravings in 1791. British Dictionary of National Biography (1886), "this was the first great effort of the kind ever made by English artists, and its influence cannot easily be overestimated."   

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(Code No. 3820)

Scrap Book.

(Various Prints)

. Bath. 1925. Folio, [15 x 10 1/2 ins.] Image sizes 7 x 8 1/2 ins to 17 x 9 1/2 ins, (approx). 66 Titled coloured prints by Lional Edwards (10), Webster Murray (9), Donald Maxwell (6), G.D. Armour (8), Rene Vincent (14), Chloe Preston (7), G.E. Studdy (6), Mabel. Lucie. Attwell (6).Showing Sailing, Tennis, Hunting, Assembled by Joan Symons. Half morocco gilt. Covers detached and lacking spine. £90.00

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(Code No. 3794)The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine.An Illustrated Journal containing Practical Information, Instruction, and Amusement.London. S O. Beeton. 1863. Volumes 6 & 7. 8vo, [ 8 1/2 x 6 ins ]. Pp iv 288, iv 288 + 8 Original hand colour plates, very good. Original half calf, slightly rubbed. Describing the latest fashion, jewellery, novels, the theatre, etc.

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(Code No. 3787)London. Penny?. ca1820. 8vo [7 x 9 ins.] Original hand coloured etched plates engraved by Schonberg & Geisler. Russian, German and French printed titles. A few with hand written English titles below the printed titles. Pasted on to paper, (single sided), watermarked, "Penny London". Showing various trades: - Flower seller, Spice bread, Caviar seller, Cooper, Egg seller, Barley water seller etc, Mostly marginal foxing throughout. 2 plates without titles and 1 plate damaged. Original half morocco, poor.

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(Code No. 3703)GIRAUD, I. E.Flowers of Shakespeare.London. Day & Haghe, Lithographers to the Queen. 1845. Folio, [ 9 1/2 x 12 1/2 ins.] Hand coloured lithographic title (v. blank) + Dedication (v. blank) + 27 of 29 hand coloured lithographic plates, slight foxing to outer edge of blank margins. All plates with tissue guards. Original cloth gilt, rubbed and marked. New spine. All edges gilt. 

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Reynardson, C.T.S. Birch.Down the Road or Reminiscences of a Gentleman Coachman. .London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1875. 8vo, [8 1/2 x 9 1/2 ins]. Half title + Coloured frontis + Coloured engraved title page (as above) + Additional title (as above) + Dedication + pp. vii-ix Introduction (v blank) + pp. xv-xvii To the reader + pp. xix-xxi Contents (v blank) + Plate list (v blank) + pp. 1-224 Text. 12 Chromolithographic ( colour printed ), coaching plates, taken from paintings by Henry Alken. All plates with tissue guards Original gilt decorated cloth over bevelled boards, slight rubbing with slight surface loss.

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(Code No. 3674). England. .Full-page loose chromolithographic (printed colour) engraved tissue guarded plates, + smaller loose chromolithographic plates, Original quarter calf gilt, rubbed.

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(Code No. 3672)Anon.41 Water Colour Paintings of Wild Flowers and Herbs.Gremany. ca1930. 8vo, [17.5 x 24cm or 7 x 9 1/2 ins.] 41 Original hand coloured water colourswith tissue guards, of wild flowers and herbs, below images their Latin and German scientific names. Original Art Deco style printed boards with string tie, slight rubbing.

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(Code No. 3628)London.Thomas Macklin, Poets Gallery. 1790. Image size, 17 3/4 x 13 3/4 ins. Page size, 18 1/4 x 16 1/4 ins, (approx). . loss of some of the text at the base of one image and no text with the other print plus some marginal damage......

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(Code No. 3788).Bac, (F): Les Alcoves. Album Absolument inédit par Bac.3 Volumes in 1.Paris. Simonis Empis nd, ca1900. Folio, [11 x 14 ins]. 3 Coloured titles + pp. (9) Prefaces + 60 Coloured plates, very good. Showing the interesting and challenging life of a three Parisian courtesan, the venal caretaker, the society woman involved in debt and the women of the café society. Original cloth gilt, some damage to spine.

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(Code No.3595).Schmit & Co. (Cabinetmakers).45 FURNITURE DESIGNS AND ORIGINAL WORKING DRAWINGS IN WATERCOLOUR & PEN and PENCIL.Paris. 22 Rue de Charonne. Nd, Ca1900. Bookcases, cabinets, clocks, tables and wardrobes, etc, most designs are in the elaborate French Empire style or an earlier style. 26 drawn in pencil and pen. 19 in watercolour. All the designs are beautifully drawn and attractive. Size of drawings approx 205 x 140mm to 490 x 420mm, laid on to thick board. Some dust marks and minor marking mostly in blank margins with a few marginal blind trade stamps. Original wrap.

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(Code No. 3594).Schmit & Co. (Cabinetmakers).45 FURNITURE DESIGNS AND ORIGINAL WORKING DRAWINGS IN WATERCOLOUR & PEN and PENCIL.Paris. 22 Rue de Charonne. Nd, ca1900. Chairs, cabinets, wardrobes and small tables, most designs are in the elaborate French Empire style or an earlier style. 20 drawn in pen and pencil, 25 in watercolour. All the designs are beautifully drawn and attractive. Size of drawings approx 110 x 126mm to 340 x 215mm. Some laid on to thick board. Some dust marks and minor marking, mostly in blank margins. 4 drawings with Schmit's blind trade stamps. Original wrap.

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(Code No. 2452)Aldin Cecil.(Antique Chromolithographic Print)Chess Players.SIGNED IN PENCIL BY CECIL ALDIN in bottom left hand blank margin. Size 27 x 19 ins. Image size 15 x 24 ins. Entered at Stationers' Hall - Copyright - Entered According to Act of Congress in the Year 1901, by Lawrence & Bullen Ltd in the Office of Librarian of Congress, at Washington. and Copyright 1901. Published by Lawrence & Bullen Ltd 16 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, London, WC. Contemporary Mount. Guaranteed to be 100 years old.

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(Code No. 2451)

Aldin Cecil.

(Antique Chromolithographic Print)

Card Game.

SIGNED IN PENCIL BY CECIL ALDIN in bottom left hand blank margin,mark to bottom right hand corner. Size 27 x 19 ins. Image size 15 x 24 ins. Entered at Stationers' Hall - Copyright - Entered According to Act of Congress in the Year 1901, by Lawrence & Bullen Ltd in the Office of Librarian of Congress, at Washington. and Copyright 1901. Published by Lawrence & Bullen Ltd 16 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, London, WC. Contemporary Mount. Guaranteed to be 100 years old. £300.00

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(Code No. 3573).SURTEES, R.S., Illustrated by Henry Alken.Jorrocks's Jaunts and Jollities.London, Kegan Paul, Trench... Nd, ca1900. 4to, [ 7 x 11 ins ]. Pp XXIV, 272, vg. Hand coloured engraved aquatint frontis + hand coloured engraved aquatint title + additional title + 20 hand coloured engraved aquatint plates by H. Alken + 9 engraved plates by Phiz , vg, (as listed). Plates with descriptive text on tissue guards. Edges untrimmed. Original cloth with gilt design, slight rubbing.

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(Code No.3542).Combe, William.The Tour of Doctor Syntax in Search of the Picturesque; A Poem.London. R. Ackermann. 12mo, [3 3/4 x 6 1/2 ins.] 1823, Miniature Edition. Pp (2) 276, slight marks and foxing + Hand coloured engraved aquatint title-page vignette + 29 of 30 Hand coloured engraved aquatint plates, including frontis, slight marks. Taken from drawings by T. Rowlandson. Original half calf gilt, rubbed & split hinges. Still firm.

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(Code No.3480)Le Petit Echo de la Mode.(17 French Fashion Magazines.)Dates 1930-38 + One Magazine 1952. Page sizes 14 1/2" x 11". French Women's Magazine, 46 coloured full page and double page fashion plates.

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(Code No. 3385)RICHARDS. W.HER MAJESTY'S ARMY A Descriptive Account of the Various Regiments now Comprising The Queen's Forces, from their First Establishment to the Present Time.London. J S Virtue & Co. 4to, [ 9 1/2 x 11 1/2 ins.] circa 1890. 2 Volumes. Pp. v-vii, 352, (4 adverts). viii, 352, (4 adverts.) + One full page coloured frontis of 2 + One coloured title of 2 + 31 Tissue guarded full page chromolithographic (colour printed) plates by G.D.Giles, including 4 duplicates, slight marks to blank margins. Original decorated cloth gilt, marked & faded, (no loss). All edges gilt.

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(Code No. 2902)Zahn. Wilhelm. (1800-1871):ORNAMENTE aller klassischen Kunstepochen (Ornaments of all classical periods).Date. 1870.Berlin: G. Reimer. Folio, 34 x 455mm. Title page + List of plates and description, pp. (21), (German text.) + 100 BEAUTIFUL COLOUR PRINTED LITHOGRAPH PLATES (as listed) by Konter and others, taken from the original designs by Wilhelm Zahn who travelled in Italy in the 1820s, Zahn recorded ornamental wall paintings at Pompeii and Herculaneum, as well as the interiors of the 16th-century Palazzo Del Te in Mantua designed by Giuliano Romano. He published the ORNAMENTE, to educate designers in the neoclassical and Renaissance styles. A copy of this book was also one of the major exhibits at the "Journeys of the Imagination: Architecture and Design Exhibition" held at the Smithsonian Institution Libraries. U.S A. Original half morocco gilt. Raised spine bands gilt with gilt-tooled spine panels, rubbing and scuffing. Gilt top edge. Marbled end papers.

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(Code No. 3491)  Folio. ORIGINAL HAND COLOURED VIEWS. list - All the views are of romantic landscapes, very much in the style of William Gilpin schoolmaster turned clergyman who published a number of tours around the early 1800s, generally in search of the picturesque scenery, which were illustrated by his own drawings and reproduced in aquatint.

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(Code No: 2358)JERRARD. PAUL. (Percy Bysshe Shelley).Gems from Shelly Illustrated. An Ode To The Wild West Wind, and The Question.London. Paul Jerrard & Son, 170 Fleet Street. Ca 1850. Folio [13.6 x 10 ins].Title - Page, (gilt lettering throughout). + 2 Title pages. 1st title page with gilt lettering within beautiful hand coloured lithographic fruit and flower border surrounding a hand coloured rural scene, (Cattle and herdsman etc). 2nd title page similar beautiful decorative border + 10 SUPERB HAND COLOURED LITHOGRAPHIC PLATES of Flowers, Fruit and Butterflies etc, with approx 14 line text for each plate. Plates loose, ( perished gutta percha binding.) PRESENTATION COPY, " W. H. Harrison esq. With Paul Jerrard Compliments". Original cloth with elaborate gilt-tooled decoration on front cover. Gilt edges. FINE and RARE COPY.

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(Code No. 2715)BERGHAUS, Heinrich. Dr:Die Völker des Erdballs. (The People of the Globe).Leipzig. Earl Muquardt. 1846. 4to. 1 division only of 6 divisions. Title page. No Text, loose hand coloured world costume plates (plus 2duplicates)heightened with gum arabic, slight foxing to some blank margins. Most plates show Asian figures. (The dark back ground to the images is lighter than shown)

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(Code No. 1024)Jones, Harry, Longueville:Illustrations of the Natural Scenery of the Snowdonian Mountains.Charles Tily. London. 1829. Folio. Size 380 x 300mm. Pp viii 54, some foxing. Hand coloured lithographic frontis. Split affecting engraved surface (1cm), 14 hand coloured lithographic view plates, (modern colouring), Some foxing, mostly blank margins. Modern cloth, retaining original paper title labels, vg. The book also gives a list of botanical plants observed on the Snowdonian mountains in 1789 and 1801.

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(Code No. 2617)Reynolds. JamesAstronomical and Geographical Diagrams.London. J. Reynolds. 1850. 4to, [11 1/2 x 9 ins]. 10 BEAUTIFUL HAND COLOURED ENGRAVED DIAGRAMS, with text, some spotting throughout mostly to margins. Original embossed cloth gilt, bottom of cloth hinge split (1inch). Diagrams shown : - Varieties of Mankind, Bulidings in the World, Transparent Diagram of Phases of the Moon, Earth and it's Atmosphere, Comparitive Magnitudes of the Planets, Eclipes, Comets and Aerolites, Mountains, Meteorology, and Waterfalls.

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(Code No. 2901)

PSALTERS.

14 Manuscripts on vellum,

Latin text. Size approx 14 x 21 1/2 ins or 35 x 54mm. Date not known, possibly 17th century or earlier? The text (Verso & Recto) consists of a red initial letter with a black gothic script. Black square notes on a five-line red staff. Some leaves numbered in red, top right corner. Some early repairing with vellum and stitching to splits mostly to blank margins. 3 small holes 2 affecting text also some soiling mostly to blank margins. £660.00

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(Code No. 1868)London.Diggins, Printer, St Ann's. Nd. ca1813. 5th, Edn. Pp iii, 276 + (1) Directions to binder, faint offsetting and water staining. Original hand coloured aquatint frontis. Title + 29 Original hand coloured aquatint plates by T. Rowlandson, faint water staining in some blank margins affecting corner of 1 plate. Half calf with marbled boards. Raised spine bands gilt. Repaired, retaining original spine, fading and rubbed.

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(Code No. 1346)Mitford,John.:The Adventures of Johnny Newcome in the Navy.London.Sherwood. 1823, 3rd edn, 8vo [235 x 155 mm] Pp,vii 284. Prelims water stained. 20 Hand coloured aquatint plates,some offsetting on to the text. Original half calf. Raised spine bands with gilt-tooled panels, front hinge split and rubbing. marbled boards, poor.

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ca1840. 12mo, plate size 57 x 90mm. HAND COLOURED LITHOGRAPHIC SWISS PEASANT COSTUME PLATES, some slight chipping to the lace borders. Modern full calf folder,vg.

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(Code No. 3234)London. Folio. [12 x 16 ins]. Pp 34, Summer No. 1881 + pp. 34. Life of the Queen. 2 Double page + 12 Single page chromolithographic (colour printed) illustrations. Many black and white illustrations, vg. Showing, Original coloured lithographic Vanity Fair print by Spy, chromolithographic print of a Tennis Match by G.A.H, Double page chromolithographic print of "Our Great Watering Place" and chromolithographic print of "Our Haymaking" by R Caldecott. No Covers.

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