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(Code No. 6816)

Tallis, John & John Rapkin.

(Antique Map).

Venezuela, New Granada, Equador, and the Guayanas.

Date. (c.1850).

London & New York, J.Tallis. Page size [14 x 10 1/2ins].Original steel engraved map with outline hand-colouring. Drawn and engraved by John Rapkin. Centre fold.

Showing: - 4 Vignette scenes of Paramaribo, Fall of Bagota, Chimborazo and a rural scene. very good condition........ £45.00

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(Code No. 6814)

Tallis, John & John Rapkin.

(Antique Map).

The Crimea.

Date. (c.1850).

London & New York, J.Tallis. Page size [14 x 10 1/2ins]. Original steel engraved map with outline hand-colouring. Drawn and engraved by John Rapkin. Centre fold. Slight creasing.

Showing: - Vignette scenes of Banks of the Alma, Sevastopol, Balaklava Harbour, Eupatoria by John Rapkin. + Inset map of Sevastopol Harboour, very good condition....... £25.00

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(Code No. 6811)

Jacobus Houbraken. artist.

(Antique portrait print).

Charles Mordaunt, 3rd Earl of Peterborough 1658-1735 .

Date (c.1760).

London. Size of image [14 1/4 x 9ins] Hand-coloured copper line engraved print by Sir Godfrey Kneller taken from a paintingby .Jacobus Houbraken.

Lord Peterborough was short in stature. His activity knew no bounds. He was said to have seen more kings than any man in Europe he hastened from capital to capital. He was eloquent in debate and intrepid in war, but his influence was ruined through his inconsistency..... £25.00

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(Code No. 6813)

Tallis, John & John Rapkin.

(Antique Map).

British Guayana.

Date. (c.1850).

London & New York, J.Tallis. Page size [14 x 10 1/2ins]. Original steel engraved map with outline hand-colouring. Drawn and engraved by John Rapkin. Centre fold. Showing: - Vignette scenes of New Amsterdam, Ataraipu' or Devil's Rock, Christmas Cataract on the River Berbice, and Georgrtown by H. Winkles. very good condition....... £45.00

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(Code No. 6809)

Philip, George.& Son Ltd.

Philips' 12 Inch Challenge Terrestrial Globe + Philips' Record Atlas.

Date 1956, 18th edition.

London. Geographical Institute. 32 Fleet Street.

12-inch diameter terrestrial table globe with 12 chromolithographed gores and 1 of 2 polar calottes, with silver style graduated meridian circle. On square base, some polished surface part faded + Philips' Record Atlas. edited by G. Goodall, housed in base drawer with intact drawer ribbon. 4to [9 x 11 1/2ins] + 128 coloured World maps + 184 index. Original cloth gilt, slight marks, Showing: - steamship routes with ports of arrival and departure and distance in nautical miles. Areas of surface with some small surface marks.....£250.00

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(Code No. 6812)

Tallis, John & John Rapkin.

(Antique Map).

East Canada and New Brunswick.

Date. (c.1850).

London & New York, J.Tallis. Page size [14 x 10 1/2ins]. Original steel engraved map with outline hand-colouring. Drawn and engraved by John Rapkin. Centre fold. Showing: - Large vignette scenes of Quebec, members of a native tribe. and Queen's medal. very good condition...... £45.00

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(Code No. 6810)

Tallis, John.

[Antique Map.]

Polynesia, or Islands in the Pacific Ocean.

Date. (c.1850}.

London. J & F Tallis. Page size, [15 x 10). Original steel engraved map with original outline hand colouring. 4 vignette views.Kalakakoa Bay, site of Cook's death, Otahiti, Harbour of Doree New Guinea and Resolution Bay, Marquesas. Decorated border, centre fold, Slight nicks to to outer edges, one nick, approx, (1/2ins). John Tallis' maps are the last decorative, regional maps to be published....... £45.00

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(Code No. 6808)

Ferneley. J.& Newton Fielding.

(Antique Prints.)

3 Stag Hunting Prints.

Date. June 1st 1847.

London, Rudolph Askerman, Regent street. Page Size [13 1/4 x 19 1/4ins] Image size [5 1/2 x 4 1/2ins]. 3 Beautiful original hand coloured aquatints on a single leaf, very good condition.

Ackermann moved to Little Russell Street where he published Imitations of Drawings of Fashionable Carriages (1791) in order to promote his coach-making. Other publications followed. In 1795 he established a print-shop and drawing-school at 96 Strand. Ackermann set up a lithographic press and began a trade in prints. He later began to manufacture colours and thick carton paper for landscape and miniature painters. Within three years the premises had become too small and he moved to 101 Strand, in his own words "four doors nearer to Somerset House", the seat of the Royal Academy of Arts...John E. Ferneley (1782 - 1860 was an English painter who specialized in portraying sporting horses and hunting scenes. Although his rendition of horses was stylized, he is regarded as one of the great British equine artists, second perhaps only to George Stubbs.......£60.00

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(Code No. 6807)

Louis Augustin Boucher Desnoyers..(1779-1857).

(Antique Print).

Custode de la Ville de Pompeu.

Date. (c.1820).

France. Page size [16 3/4 x 23ins] - Image size, (approx} [6 x 11ins]

A Beautiful original engraving by Massol taken from a drawing by Louis Augustin Boucher Desnoyers of a youth, foxing spots to the margins..Louis Augustin Boucher Desnoyers rose rapidly to the first rank in his adopted art of engraving, and in 1806 gained the large gold medal for his engraving of the celebrated antique cameo of 'Ptolemy II. Philadelphus and Arsinoe," belonging to the Empress Josephine, which is now in the Hermitage Palace at St. Petersburg....... £60.00

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(Code No. 6806)

Louis August le Clerc (artist).

Ludovico Magno, "to Louis the Great"."Louis XIV" of France.

(Antique Print).

Date. (c.1750).

France. Page size [10 x 15 ins]. Original copper engraved print, a few edge nicks and some small worm holes.

Louis XIV, or the Sun King, (1638 - 1715), king of France (1643-1715) who ruled his country, principally from his great palace at Versailles, during one of its most brilliant periods and who remains the symbol of absolute monarchy of the classical age. Internationally, in a series of wars between 1667 and 1697, he extended France's eastern borders at the expense of the Habsburgs and then, in the War of the Spanish Succession (1701-14), engaged a hostile European coalition in order to secure the Spanish throne for his grandson. Very rare item......... £65.00

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(Code No. 6805)

Stow, J. & Strype, J.

THE PROSPECT OF GUILD HALL.

Date. [c.1720],

London, Published by John Strype. Page size [14 1/2 x 10ins]. Original copper engraving printed for A. Churchill, J. Knapton, R. Knaplock, J. etc. Taken from "A survey of the cities of London and Westminster".(c.1720). .Slight creasing...... £55.00

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(Code No.6804)

Loughborough,. Alexander. Baron. Alexander Baron Loughborough, Lord High Chancellor, afterwards created Earl of Rosslyn..

Date. Dec 7th 1812.

London, T.Cadell & W.Davies. Page size [12 x 15 1/2ins]. Original stipple engraving by Meyer, Henry Hoppner taken a drawing by John Jackson. (1778-1831).Creasing and slight nicks to outer margins well away from image.

Alexander Wedderburn, 1733-1805, was a lawyer born in Edinburgh. He was Lord Chancellor 1793-1801. ........ £40.00

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(Code No. 6803)

Philip. (George).

Independent and Chinese Tartary, Hindostan, China &c.

(Antique map).

Date. 1851.

Liverpool, George Philip & Son. Map size [23 3/4 x 20ins]. Original steel engraved map, printed by J. Gellatly, slight marginal nicks not affecting image...... £65.00

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(Code No. 6802)

History of Shropshire:

Volume IV:

Date. 1989.

Agriculture (Victoria County History). Published by University of London Institute of Historical Research , Oxford University. Folio [12 x 9ins]. Pp. xix, 293 + photographs and maps, .Original cloth gilt with dust jacket..... £55.00

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(Code No. 6800)

Grose. Francis,

(ANTIQUE MAP)

HEREFORDSHIRE.

Date. [c.1780].

London. Approx size 250mm x 170mm, Original copper engraved map, with descripitive text below the map. The map is a reprint of John Seller's map, dated 1701, from [Camden's Britannia abridged, J. Wild]........ £25.00

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(Code No. 6799)

Pennant, Thomas.

Some Account of London.

Date. 1791, 3rd edition.

London: Printed for Robert Faulder. 4to [10 x 8ins] .. Pp. 502 + [9 index] including engraved frontis + engraved title + 13 copper engraved plates, lacks map. Pages and covers loose.

Sold as a collection of plates only.... £35.00

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(Code No. 6797)

THETFORD, OWEN.

British naval aircraft 1912-58.

Date. 1958.

London, Putnam. 8vo [6 x 9ins]. Pp.426 + (approx) 360 photographs + (approx) 100 technical data line drawings.Original cloth gilt. Dust jacket, edge nicks and slight marks...... £30.00

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(Code No. 6798)

Burlington. Charles.

South Prospect of the City of CHESTER.

Date. 1779.

London. Page size 14 1/4 x 8 3/4 ins. Original copper hand-coloured engraved print, slight marginal cockling.

Showing :- The old Chester Castle before the neoclassical buildings designed by Thomas Harrison, the gatehouse, Saint John's Church before the tower collapsed in the 1880s destroying the western bays of the nave, and The Roman walls, etc. Guaranteed to be over 200 years old. .....£35.00

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(Code No. 6796).

Ordnance Survey Atlas of England & Wales.

No date. [c.1920].

Southampton. Ordnance Survey Office. No Date, 4to, [ 8 1/2 x 14 ins.] Errata (v. blank) + Title page (as above) + Scales (v. blank) + 24 Double page linen backed folding coloured maps. Map image size 28 x 10 ins, Some folding maps worked loose.. Quarter inch to the mile + pp. 1-21 index. Original cloth, slight fraying...... £65.00

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(Code No. 6795).

(Antique Portrait Print).

OSCAR..sveriges och Norges Konung. Crown prince Oscar I Joseph François, of Sweden, 4th July 1799 – 8th July 1859).

No date (c.1830).

Sweden, 74 Gjöthström & Magnusson. Page size [12 x 16ins]. Original lithographic print engraved by Cardon taken from a painting by Joseph Karl Stieler, very good condition.

Oscar I had an excellent education. On January 17th, 1816, he was elected an honorary member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and in 1818, he was appointed chancellor of Uppsala University, where he spent one semester. In 1839 he wrote a series of articles on popular education, and (in 1841) he published an anonymous work, Om Straff och straffanstalter, advocating prison reforms. Twice during his father's lifetime he was viceroy of Norway. By proxy at the Leuchtenberg Palace in Munich on 22nd May 1823 and in person at a wedding ceremony conducted in Stockholm on 19th June 1823 he married the Princess Josephine, daughter of Eugène de Beauharnais, Duke of Leuchtenberg, and granddaughter of the Empress Josephine..........£90.00

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(Code No. 6794)

French sample book of sewing.

No date [c.1920].

France. 4to, [10 x 13ins]. 39 loose cloth sewing samples .French text, some folding.

Showing: - Various dressmaking stitches to samples of tailoring. Original soft covers with silk ties....... £90.00

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(Code No. 6793)

Anon.

(2 Antique photographs on one leaf, laid on to card).

Number 15.

3 Spanish ladies seated outside a house + An unknown harbour view.

Date. (c1860).

Europe. Image sizes [6 3/4 x 8ins] & [6 x 8ins]. 2 Original albumen photographs recto and verso of 3 Spanish ladies seated outside a house with unclear lettering on a notice board + an unknown harbour view showing cannons etc....... £420.00

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(Code No 6792)

Anon.

(Antique Map)..

Map of SUSSEX.

Date (c.1820).

London. Page size [10 1/4 x 7ins]. Image size [10 x 6 3/4ins]. Original hand - coloured steel engraved map of Sussex with 2 inset vignettes of "Scene on the beach Brighton near the Steyen" and "Pavilion at Brighton" very good condition. Rare map...... £70.00

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(Code No. 6791)

Bevan, G. Phillips.

(Antique Map).

Relief Map of SCANDINAVIA.

Date. [c.1885].

London. Swan, Sonnenschein & Allan. Page size, approx [12 x 11 ins.] A coloured map with accompanying text, embossed to show physical geography in 3 dimensions, very good condition .....£35.00

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(Code No. 6789)

Victorian Scrap Album.

Date [c.1848].

England, 4to, [9 1/2 x 12ins.] A total of (approx) 78 images, including 31 portrait prints + 8 beautiful pencil sketches by Hugh Thompson + 24 views + 16 monkey, dog prints, etc. Original embossed boards, rubbed. .......£150.00

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(Code No. 6788)

Anon.

(2 Antique photographs on one leaf, laid on to card).

(Attributed to) The Shwedagon pagoda, Yangon, Myanmar, Burma. + Burmese girl's meal time.

Date. (c.1880).

Burma. (approx), Image size [8 x 6ins] .. 2 Original albumen photograph recto and verso. Building the Shwedagon pagoda + Burmese girl's meal time. Very Rare...... £400.00

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(Code No. 6787)

Skeen & Co. Kandy.

Indian rubber trees.

Date. (c.1880).

Sri Lanka, (Ceylon). Image size (approx) [11 x 8 3/4ins]. Original albumen photograph, slight nick to right side.

Photography was introduced to Sri Lanka in the 1840s and by the end of the 19th century was practiced extensively, both local and foreign artists recording the many facets of the beautiful island. Skeen's firm, set up in Colombo in the 1860s, comprised the most famous photographers of the 19th century in Sri Lanka, extensively documenting industry, landscape and racial types and exhibiting at major international exhibitions between 1870-1900..(British Library). Indian rubber tree, is a species of plant in the fig genus, native to east India, Nepal, Bhutan, Burma, China (Yunnan), Malaysia, and Indonesia. It has become naturalized in Sri Lanka, the West Indies, and the US State of Florida........ £100.00

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(Code No. 6786)

Anon.

(Antique Photograph).

Photograph (attributed to) Sinhalese Vedda tribesmen.

Date. (c.1880).

Sri Lanka. Image size [8 x 6 1/4ins].

Original albumen photograph of Veddas tribesmen who were originally hunter-gatherers. They used bows and arrows to hunt game, harpoons and toxic plants for fishing and gathered wild plants, yams, honey, fruit and nuts. Many Veddas also farm, frequently using slash and burn or swidden cultivation, which is called "chena" in Sri Lanka. East Coast Veddas also practice sea fishing. Veddas are famously known for their rich meat diet. The Veddas kill only for food and do not harm young or pregnant animals. Game is commonly shared amongst the family and clan. Fish are caught by employing fish poisons. Split to top edge, approx (2ins) + printer's crease........ £180.00

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(Code No. 6785)

Anon.

(Antique Photograph).

Photograph (attributed to) Burmese tribesmen.

Date. (c.1880).

Burma. Image size [8 x 6 1/4ins]

Original albumen photograph of Burmese tribesmen. ...... £180.00

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(Code No. 6784)

Gross, Alexander.

Australia . South East.

(Antique Map).

No date. [c.1900].

London, Geographia Ltd. Large folio. Image size [18 x 23ins.] Original coloured engraved map by A. Gross, with small inset maps of Melborne District & Sydney District. Very good condition........ £45.00

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(Code No. 6783)

Brocklehurst, George.

Penmanship.

Dates. October 1843 - December 1843.

England, Oblong 4to, [8 x 10 1/2ins]. . 16 Pages of beautiful handwritten examples of copperplate writings by George Brocklehurst dedicated to his farther. Original soft covers.

Copperplate or Penmanship is a style of calligraphic writing that uses a pointed steel nib or quill to produce a style of lettering characterized by both thick and thin strokes. Often misused as an umbrella term for all forms of pointed pen calligraphy, Copperplate most accurately refers to a wide variety of styles produced after studying the copper plate engravings used to print and redistribute the artwork of English round hand writing masters as far back as the 16th century........ £35.00

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(Code No. 6782)

Milton M. Miller (American, 1830 - 1899).

(Antique photograph).

Chinese Family.

Date. (c.1864).

China, Hong Kong. Image size (approx). [9 3/4 x 7 3/4ins]. Original albumen silver print photograph of Chinese Family .Laid on to card. Paper crinkling throughout & edge splits. . Image size less than the Getty Museum's example.

Milton M. Miller (1830-1899), the American photographer active in Hong Kong, Canton, and Japan in the early 1860s, is one of the rare early Western photographers working in Asia who focused almost exclusively on portraiture. Few photographers attracted a wider range of portrait patrons: his Hong Kong sitters include Chinese, American, Parsi, European and Japanese clients; although his works include portraits of single sitters, his is notable for the number of pair and group portraits it contains......... £1100.00

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(Code No. 6778)

Moorman, John R.H.

Church Life in England in the 13th Century.

Date. 1955, reprint with corrections.

Signed by author.

Cambridge, Cambridge University Press. 8vo [6 x 9ins]. Pp. xxviii, 444 + Illustrations + Map, very good condition.Original cloth gilt. Dust jacket with edge nicks and slight edge loss...... £30.00

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