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Saenredam, P., Two famous etchings of a printing office at Haarlem 1440, antique map, old maps Saenredam, P. - Two famous etchings of a printing office at Haarlem 1440
Haarlem, 1628, Uncoloured. 160x130mm. In very good condition.
Two famous etchings by J. van de Velde after drawings of Saenredam of the printing office of Laurens Jansz Coster, the inventor of printing.
The prints were part of S. Ampzing, Beschryvinge ende lof der stad Haerlem in Holland.... (1628)....
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Estimates : $ 475 - $ 600
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VAN NOORDE, C., (Rare etching of a printing office at Haarlem.), antique map, old maps VAN NOORDE, C. - (Rare etching of a printing office at Haarlem.)
Haarlem, 1768, Uncoloured.. 175x300mm. Excellent condition.
A rare etching by Cornelis van Noorde of the offices of the printing firm Joh. Enschede at Haarlem.
The etching was produced to accompany the oldest and most beautiful Dutch type-founders' specimens from the firm Enschede at Haarlem, 1768. It is used as an illustration in Carhart's Frederick...
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Estimates : $ 195 - $ 250
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DOYLE, John., Auction Extraordinary., antique map, old maps DOYLE, John. - Auction Extraordinary.
London, 1838, Uncoloured.. 375x275mm. Cropped to plate; some paper loss lower margin below title [c 5mm]; left side old paper guard on verso, with some paper remnants on the front; evenly toned with some faint discolouration.
On verso old paper hinges; otherwise in good condition.
A lithographed print.
A political caricature by John Doyle (1797-1868) (aka HB), from 'HB Sketches', drawn by Doyle, and published by Thomas McLean. Dated on print '23rd Feby. 1838. Plate number 522.

This plate satirizes the amount of time Lord Melbourne [Home Secretary and Prime Mi...
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Estimates : $ 90 - $ 110
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MORE PRINTS
MERIAN, M.,  Aufzug des durchleuchtigsten hochgebornen Fürsten und Herren, Herren Friderichen Pfaltzgrafen bey Rhein.. ., antique map, old maps MERIAN, M. - Aufzug des durchleuchtigsten hochgebornen Fürsten und Herren, Herren Friderichen Pfaltzgrafen bey Rhein.. .
Hulsen, Stuttgart, 1616, Uncoloured.. 185x220mm. Paper slightly spotted and age toned. Good margins. Repair of split in lower part of engraving, running 4cm. into engraved area. Dark impression.
Finely executed engraving by Matthäus Merian, taken from "Aufzug des durchleuchtigsten hochgebornen Fürsten und Herren, Herren Friderichen Pfaltzgrafen bey Rhein. Adolf Friedrich I. (Mecklenburg, Herzog) / Johann Albrecht II. (Mecklenburg-Güstrow, Herzog)]. Der Durchleuchtigen, Hochgebornen Fürst... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 60 - $ 100
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MERIAN, M.,  Aufzug des durchleuchtigsten hochgebornen Fürsten und Herren, Herren Friderichen Pfaltzgrafen bey Rhein.. ., antique map, old maps MERIAN, M. - Aufzug des durchleuchtigsten hochgebornen Fürsten und Herren, Herren Friderichen Pfaltzgrafen bey Rhein.. .
Hulsen, Stuttgart, 1616, Uncoloured.. 187x220mm. Paper slightly spotted and age toned. Good margins. Dark impression.
Finely executed engraving by Matthäus Merian, taken from "Aufzug des durchleuchtigsten hochgebornen Fürsten und Herren, Herren Friderichen Pfaltzgrafen bey Rhein. Adolf Friedrich I. (Mecklenburg, Herzog) / Johann Albrecht II. (Mecklenburg-Güstrow, Herzog)]. Der Durchleuchtigen, Hochgebornen Fürst... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 60 - $ 100
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MERIAN, M.,  Aufzug des durchleuchtigsten hochgebornen Fürsten und Herren, Herren Friderichen Pfaltzgrafen bey Rhein.. ., antique map, old maps MERIAN, M. - Aufzug des durchleuchtigsten hochgebornen Fürsten und Herren, Herren Friderichen Pfaltzgrafen bey Rhein.. .
Hulsen, Stuttgart, 1616, Uncoloured.. 180x220mm. Paper slightly spotted and age toned. Good margins. Dark impression.
Finely executed engraving by Matthäus Merian, taken from "Aufzug des durchleuchtigsten hochgebornen Fürsten und Herren, Herren Friderichen Pfaltzgrafen bey Rhein. Adolf Friedrich I. (Mecklenburg, Herzog) / Johann Albrecht II. (Mecklenburg-Güstrow, Herzog)]. Der Durchleuchtigen, Hochgebornen Fürst... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 60 - $ 100
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MERIAN, M.,  Aufzug des durchleuchtigsten hochgebornen Fürsten und Herren, Herren Friderichen Pfaltzgrafen bey Rhein.. ., antique map, old maps MERIAN, M. - Aufzug des durchleuchtigsten hochgebornen Fürsten und Herren, Herren Friderichen Pfaltzgrafen bey Rhein.. .
Hulsen, Stuttgart, 1616, Uncoloured.. 185x218mm. Paper slightly spotted and age toned. Good margins. Dark impression.
Finely executed engraving by Matthäus Merian, taken from "Aufzug des durchleuchtigsten hochgebornen Fürsten und Herren, Herren Friderichen Pfaltzgrafen bey Rhein. Adolf Friedrich I. (Mecklenburg, Herzog) / Johann Albrecht II. (Mecklenburg-Güstrow, Herzog)]. Der Durchleuchtigen, Hochgebornen Fürst... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 60 - $ 100
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MERIAN, M.,  Aufzug des durchleuchtigsten hochgebornen Fürsten und Herren, Herren Friderichen Pfaltzgrafen bey Rhein.. ., antique map, old maps MERIAN, M. - Aufzug des durchleuchtigsten hochgebornen Fürsten und Herren, Herren Friderichen Pfaltzgrafen bey Rhein.. .
Hulsen, Stuttgart, 1616, Uncoloured.. 188x220mm. Paper slightly spotted and age toned. Good margins. Dark impression.
Finely executed engraving by Matthäus Merian, taken from "Aufzug des durchleuchtigsten hochgebornen Fürsten und Herren, Herren Friderichen Pfaltzgrafen bey Rhein. Adolf Friedrich I. (Mecklenburg, Herzog) / Johann Albrecht II. (Mecklenburg-Güstrow, Herzog)]. Der Durchleuchtigen, Hochgebornen Fürst... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 60 - $ 100
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Sold for $ 50
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CHATELAIN, H.,  Carte pour conduire a l’intelligence de la fable et servir de secours a la connoissance de l'Histoire . . ., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Carte pour conduire a l’intelligence de la fable et servir de secours a la connoissance de l'Histoire . . .
Amsterdam, ca. 1720, Uncoloured.. 490x578mm. Paper very slightly age toned. Folds as issued. Very good impression.
A magnificent display of 52 images of moral fables.
From Chatelain's Atlas Historique, 1732-1739. In upper right margin: 'Tom. 7. No 26.

Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684 – 1743) was a Huguenot pastor of Parisian origins. He lived consecutively in Paris, St. Martins, London (c. 1710), t...
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This item has no reserve price.
Estimates : $ 60 - $ 100
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Sold for $ 67
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CHATELAIN, H.,  Carte pour contribuer a indiquer la connoissance des premiers principes de fortifications. . ., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Carte pour contribuer a indiquer la connoissance des premiers principes de fortifications. . .
Amsterdam, 1720, Uncoloured.. 493x588mm. Paper slightly age toned. Folds as issued. Very good impression.
Decorative military copperplate engraving showing fortifications, armour, etc. From Chatelain's monumental 7 volume "Atlas Historique".

Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684 – 1743) was a Huguenot pastor of Parisian origins. He lived consecutively in Paris, St. Martins, London (c. 1710), the Hagu...
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Estimates : $ 60 - $ 100
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CHATELAIN, H.,  Carte du blazon ou la science de la noblesse avec des instructions pour conduire a cette connaissance., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Carte du blazon ou la science de la noblesse avec des instructions pour conduire a cette connaissance.
Amsterdam, 1720, Uncoloured.. 490x603mm. Paper slightly age toned. Folds as issued. Very good impression.
Decorative heraldic page with in bottom samples of hats and crowns worn by various ranks of nobility and church leaders.
From Chatelain's monumental 7 volume "Atlas Historique".

Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684 – 1743) was a Huguenot pastor of Parisian origins. He lived consecutively ...
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Estimates : $ 60 - $ 75
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CHATELAIN, H.,  Nouvelle carte des ordres militaires ou de la chevalerie institués par divers princes pour récompenser le mérite ou la vertu par reconnaissance de quelque signalée victoire., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Nouvelle carte des ordres militaires ou de la chevalerie institués par divers princes pour récompenser le mérite ou la vertu par reconnaissance de quelque signalée victoire.
Amsterdam, 1720, Uncoloured.. 490x575mm. Very good impression.
Interesting sheet with an illustration of all the medals awarded to the Knights, with descriptive French text, from Chatelain's monumental 7 volume "Atlas Historique". In upper right margin: 'Tome 7, No 40'.

Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684 – 1743) was a Huguenot pastor of Parisian origins. ...
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Estimates : $ 60 - $ 75
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CHATELAIN, H.,  Vue & description de l'Eglise du Saint Sepulchre tant par dehors que dedans . . ., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Vue & description de l'Eglise du Saint Sepulchre tant par dehors que dedans . . .
Amsterdam, 1720, Uncoloured.. 376x485mm. Very good impression. Repair of two small tears in lower part of the print.
Shows various interiors and exterior views of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem. From Chatelain's monumental 7 volume "Atlas Historique".

Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684 – 1743) was a Huguenot pastor of Parisian origins. He lived consecutively in Paris, St. Martins, London (c. 1...
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Estimates : $ 60 - $ 100
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CHATELAIN, H.,  (Ichan Darsiac / Ferroy Sier / Pompe & Cérémonie de la marche du grand Mogol), antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - (Ichan Darsiac / Ferroy Sier / Pompe & Cérémonie de la marche du grand Mogol)
Amsterdam, 1720, Uncoloured.. 372x225mm. Very good impression. Size of sheet 443 x 274 mm
From Chatelain's monumental 7 volume "Atlas Historique".

Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684 – 1743) was a Huguenot pastor of Parisian origins. He lived consecutively in Paris, St. Martins, London (c. 1710), the Hague (c. 1721) and Amsterdam (c. 1728). He is best known as a Dutch cartographer a...
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Estimates : $ 60 - $ 75
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J Mynde - Thomas Stackhouse , A Prospect of the Tower of Babel., antique map, old maps J Mynde - Thomas Stackhouse - A Prospect of the Tower of Babel.
London, 1733, Uncoloured as published. 312x192mm. In very good condition with wide margins.
A Prospect of the Tower of Babel, engraved by J Mynde. The inscription beneath reads: To the right reverend Father in God John Lord Bishop of Oxford this plate is most humbly inscrib'd by his lordsh.ps most dutyfull son and servant Thos. Stackhouse.

Plate no 172 to: Thomas Stackhouse, 'Ne...
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Estimates : $ 75 - $ 95
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Sold for $ 60
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HOUBRAKEN, J., Robert, Earl of Orford., antique map, old maps HOUBRAKEN, J. - Robert, Earl of Orford.
London, 1746, Coloured.. 370x220mm. In very good condition.
Striking hand-colored copper engraving featuring Robert Walpole, 1st Earl of Orford. Engraved by J. Houbraken from a painting by Pond in 1746. It was published by Knapton in London. Very pleasing border with royal crown, gold coins and wreath.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 150 - $ 200
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ALESSANDRI, A complete set of 12 small religious engravings by Innocente Alessandri., antique map, old maps ALESSANDRI - A complete set of 12 small religious engravings by Innocente Alessandri.
Venice, 1771, Uncoloured.. 112x65mm. Good condition, each print ca. 112 x 65mm.
A complete set of 12 small religious engravings by Innocente Alessandri. Alessandri was a student of the Italian engraver Francesco Bartolozzi before Bartolozzi left Italy for London.
The titles:
LA CROCIFISSIONE DI GESUB.
B. GIOACCHINO PICCOLOMINI.
B. GIO ANGELO PORRO
S. P...
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Estimates : $ 75 - $ 90
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SMITH, A., Boydell's Shakespeare - Merry Wives of Windsor., antique map, old maps SMITH, A. - Boydell's Shakespeare - Merry Wives of Windsor.
London, 1793, Coloured.. 270x170mm. In very good condition with some age toning.

Fine hand-colored copperplate engraving from Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery published in 1793 in London. Engraved by A. Smith from a painting by R. Smirke featuring a scene from "MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR".

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Estimates : $ 275 - $ 325
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PARKER, J., Boydell's Shakespeare - Merchant of Venice., antique map, old maps PARKER, J. - Boydell's Shakespeare - Merchant of Venice.
London, 1795, Coloured.. 270x165mm. In very good condition with some age toning.

Fine hand-coloured copperplate engraving from Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery published in 1793 in London. Engraved by J. Parker from a painting by R. Wesfall featuring a scene from "MERCHANT OF VENICE".

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Estimates : $ 240 - $ 300
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James Gillray., Cupid, from the New Pantheon No.4, published by Hannah Humphrey, 1799 , antique map, old maps James Gillray. - Cupid, from the New Pantheon No.4, published by Hannah Humphrey, 1799
London, 1799, Early hand colour. 230x193mm. The condition is good, slight toning, the verso is blank.
A caricature of John Nicholls, a politician and lawyer in 'New Pantheon' in the character of Cupid. He was blind in one eye.
Published 7th May 1799, by H. Humphrey, 27 St James Street. ...
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Estimates : $ 300 - $ 375
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CRUIKSHANK, G., Napoleon Receiving The Sword of General Mack, on the Capitulation of Ulm. , antique map, old maps CRUIKSHANK, G. - Napoleon Receiving The Sword of General Mack, on the Capitulation of Ulm.
London, 1823, Original colouring. 190x275mm. In good condition with three vertical book fold creases, small original margins, old fixings on verso.
An interesting historical engraving. Engraved by George Cruikshank from the original design of C. Vernet, executed at Paris by I. Duplessi Bertaux.
Published on December 20th, 1823, by John Fairburn, Broadway, Ludgate Hill. ...
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Estimates : $ 95 - $ 120
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CRUIKSHANK, G., Napoleon at the Passage and Battle of the River Tagliamento., antique map, old maps CRUIKSHANK, G. - Napoleon at the Passage and Battle of the River Tagliamento.
London, 1823, Original colouring. 195x275mm. In good condition with three vertical book fold creases, small original margins, old fixings on the verso.
Engraved by George Cruikshank from the original design of C. Vernet, executed at Paris by I. Duplessi Bertaux.
Published on September 11th, 1823, by John Fairburn, Broadway, Ludgate Hill. ...
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Estimates : $ 95 - $ 120
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CRUIKSHANK, G., Napoleon at the Sanguinary Battle on the Bridge of Lodi, antique map, old maps CRUIKSHANK, G. - Napoleon at the Sanguinary Battle on the Bridge of Lodi
London, 1823, Original colouring. 187x255mm. In good condition with three book fold creases, small original margins, old fixings on verso.
Engraved by George Cruikshank from the original design of C. Vernet, executed at Paris by I. Duplessi Bertaux.
Published on May 10th, 1823, by John Fairburn, Broadway, Ludgate Hill. ...
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Estimates : $ 95 - $ 120
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George Cruikshank., Napoleon Forcing the Passage of the Bridge of Arcola, antique map, old maps George Cruikshank. - Napoleon Forcing the Passage of the Bridge of Arcola
London, 1823, Original colouring. 190x255mm. In good condition with two book fold creases, small original margins, old fixings on the verso.
"Napoleon Forcing the Passage of the Bridge of Arcola."Engraved by George Cruikshank from the original design of C. Vernet, executed at Paris by I. Duplessi Bertaux.
Published April 2nd, 1823, by John Fairburn, Broadway, Ludgate Hill. ...
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Estimates : $ 95 - $ 120
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Maritime Prints
VON PUFENDORF, Samuel, Delineatio Eorum quae. Battle between Holland, Sweden and Denmark at Landskrona., antique map, old maps VON PUFENDORF, Samuel - Delineatio Eorum quae. Battle between Holland, Sweden and Denmark at Landskrona.
Nuremberg, 1697, Coloured. 295x385mm. Good margins and thick paper. A few small creases in the margin. In fine condition.
Very decorative copper engraving taken from the celebrity chronicle of Samuel von Pufendorf, First German edition! Nuremberg, by Riegel 1697 A.D. ["Sieben Bücher von denen Thaten Carl Gustavs Königs in Schweden, mit vortrefflichen Kupffern ausgezieret und mit nöthigen Registern versehen."]. The engr... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 550 - $ 750
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WEST, B. and VOYSARD, E., Combat de la Hogue (Sea battle between the Dutch, French, and English armies. ), antique map, old maps WEST, B. and VOYSARD, E. - Combat de la Hogue (Sea battle between the Dutch, French, and English armies. )
Paris, 1709, Coloured.. 290x335mm. Fine condition, thick paper with good margins, top restored to facilitate framing.
Dramatic and wonderfully coloured representation of the sea battle of The Hogue in 1692, with, on the right, the French trying to escape in small boats; coat of arms in lower margin. The battle of La Hogue, which partly took place near the Hague, was a sea battle in which an Allied British and Dutch... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 110 - $ 150
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ANSON, G., A View of the Bay of St. Julian When Mount Wood Bears W.S.W. 1/2 S and he Port or Rivers Mouth S.W. Distant Ten Miles., antique map, old maps ANSON, G. - A View of the Bay of St. Julian When Mount Wood Bears W.S.W. 1/2 S and he Port or Rivers Mouth S.W. Distant Ten Miles.
London, 1749, Coloured. 210x490mm. In good condition on hand-made chain lined paper with the left side re-margined.
Fine river view with ships in the Bay of St. Julian in South America. From "ILLUSTRATUIONS DE A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD IN THE YEARS MDCCXL" by George Anson.
Engraved by J. Mason and published by J. & P. Knapton in London in 1749. Note the 8 antique ships in the bay.

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Estimates : $ 210 - $ 250
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Thomas Bowen - J Cooke., A View of the Whale Fishery and the manner of Killing Bears near & on the cost of Greenland Engraved for Middleton's Complete System of Geography., antique map, old maps Thomas Bowen - J Cooke. - A View of the Whale Fishery and the manner of Killing Bears near & on the cost of Greenland Engraved for Middleton's Complete System of Geography.
London, 1775, Uncoloured as published. 180x265mm. Good condition, small margins.
An interesting copper engraving probably by Thomas Bowen, Printed for J. Cooke, London.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 50 - $ 75
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 Brightly & Co., British Flags, antique map, old maps Brightly & Co. - British Flags
Bungay, 1813, Original hand colouring. 210x160mm. In good clean condition, with simple original hand colouring. The engraved area measures 210 x 160 mm, and the sheet measures 265 x 205 mm.
An attractive engraving of 14 British Flags from 1813 The Regency era.
Published by C. Brightly & Co. Bungay, Suffolk, England....
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Estimates : $ 60 - $ 75
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Illustrated London News , 14 engraved woodblock prints Victorian London…. International Fisheries Exhibition of 1883., antique map, old maps Illustrated London News - 14 engraved woodblock prints Victorian London…. International Fisheries Exhibition of 1883.
London, 1883, Uncoloured as published. 320x475mm. Good condition all with decent sized margins.
14 finely engraved woodblock prints from the London International Fisheries Exhibition of 1883, with some signed in the plate
Three of the engravings are double page, measuring 475 x 320 mm plus margins. The remainder are single sheets 215 x 305 mm plus margins. They cover all aspects of the f...
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Estimates : $ 95 - $ 120
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Architecture Prints
DECKER, P., Ausriss des Vorigen Palasts, Wie er Nach dem Garten Zu. (The Palace After the Garden), antique map, old maps DECKER, P. - Ausriss des Vorigen Palasts, Wie er Nach dem Garten Zu. (The Palace After the Garden)
Augsburg, 1711, Uncoloured. 315x450mm. In very good condition with light age toning.

This magnificent copper engraving is from Paul Decker's work entitled "Furstliche Baumeister, oder Architectura Civilis.... Published in Augsburg, Germany by Peter Detleffsen for Jerimias Wolfe in 1711. This was one of the finest architectural works of the German Baroque period.

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Estimates : $ 360 - $ 400
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CAMPBELL, C., Vitruvius Britannicus  (House plan for the Duke of Argyle in the Style of Indigo Jones), antique map, old maps CAMPBELL, C. - Vitruvius Britannicus (House plan for the Duke of Argyle in the Style of Indigo Jones)
London, 1715, Uncoloured.. 250x375mm. In very good condition with some age toning.
Fine house design in the style of Indigo Jones. Engraved by Colen Campbell and presented to the Duke of Argyle. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 350 - $ 450
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POULLEAU, C., Hotel des Monnoies, Projete sur le Terrein de l'Hotel de Conty, antique map, old maps POULLEAU, C. - Hotel des Monnoies, Projete sur le Terrein de l'Hotel de Conty
Paris, c1780, Coloured. 380x765mm. In very good condition with five folds as issued.
Very large copper engraving featuring a view of the Hotel de Monnaies, a C-shaped mansion with steps outside the courtyard. The engraver was Claude Rene Gabriel Poulleau and it was published by Chez Huquier in Paris in c1780.
It was dedicated to the Marquis de Marigny and the coat of arms is fe...
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Estimates : $ 350 - $ 400
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Natural History Prints
WILSON, Alexander., Ruffed Grous or Pheasant Plate no. 49. Drawn from Nature by A. Wilson. Engraved by J.G.Warnicke. - First edition., antique map, old maps WILSON, Alexander. - Ruffed Grous or Pheasant Plate no. 49. Drawn from Nature by A. Wilson. Engraved by J.G.Warnicke. - First edition.
Philadelphia, 1808, Original hand colouring. 270x345mm. In very good condition with good size margins. The sheet measures 375 x 295 mm.
An original hand-coloured engraving by artist Alexander Wilson, engraved by J G Warnicke. Engraving from ‘American Ornithology.’

An American engraving published in Philadelphia by Blandsford and Inskeep dated 1808, it is a first edition, plate number 49.
The first edition of Wilson'...
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Estimates : $ 375 - $ 525
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 Francis Barlow – Francis Place. , The Bass Island: Soland Goose; Heron; Sea Gull; Wild Duck; Curlew., antique map, old maps Francis Barlow – Francis Place. - The Bass Island: Soland Goose; Heron; Sea Gull; Wild Duck; Curlew.
London, 1686 , Uncoloured as published. 215x295mm. In good condition with normal age tone. One pin-prick hole, with decent sized margins.
The Bass Island etching by Francis Barlow and engraved by Francis Place is from a work dedicated to Richard Maitland, 4th Earl of Lauderdale in 1686.
On lined paper with a distinctive water mark of compasses under a crown.
The Bass Island known as Bass Rock is situated of the coast of Eas...
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Estimates : $ 250 - $ 300
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Master prints 19/20th century
DAUMIER, H.,  Blaye. Pélagie. La force. (Plate 267 from La Caricature.), antique map, old maps DAUMIER, H. - Blaye. Pélagie. La force. (Plate 267 from La Caricature.)
Paris, ca. 1832, In original colours.. 260x210mm. Original hand coloured lithography printed on white wove paper without text on the verso. Paper very slightly age-toned. In very good condition.
Man sits atop three cages, with his back to us, holding the keys to the cages. On top of three cages, Louis-Philippe sits with his back to the viewer in order to preserve anonymity: however, the toupee, whiskers, and pear shape reveal his identity. The three cages represent the Parisian prisons of B... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 300 - $ 400
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DAUMIER, H.,  Ce jeu n'a duré que trois jours. (Plate 440 in la Caricature)., antique map, old maps DAUMIER, H. - Ce jeu n'a duré que trois jours. (Plate 440 in la Caricature).
Paris, La Caricature, November 20, 1834, Uncoloured.. 220x265mm. Lithography printed on white wove paper without text on the verso. Some very light marginal spotting. Flattened center fold. Else in very good condition.
Two people are holding models representing the republic. The caption says: "Political dummies. This game only lasted three days".
After the July-Revolution and the reinstatement of the Freedom of the Press, CHARLES PHILIPON (1800-1862) recognized the growing desire of the public for information...
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Estimates : $ 240 - $ 300
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Botanical Prints
REDOUTÉ, P-J.,  Tulipa Suavéolens Tulipe Odorante., antique map, old maps REDOUTÉ, P-J. - Tulipa Suavéolens Tulipe Odorante.
Paris, 1799-1831, In original colours.. 530x350mm. Stipple engraved plate, printed in colour. In very good condition.
Engraved by P.F.Legrand. From Plantarum succulentarum Historia: ou Histoire naturelle des plantes grasses, avec leurs figures en colours , by Pierre-Joseph Redouté's (1759-1840).
He learned the technique of coloured stipple-engraving from Francesco Bartolozzi while visiting England with...
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Estimates : $ 600 - $ 750
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Fashion Prints
François Louis Joseph Watteau., [4 prints] Gallerie des Modes et Costumes Français Desinés D'Apres Nature., antique map, old maps François Louis Joseph Watteau. - [4 prints] Gallerie des Modes et Costumes Français Desinés D'Apres Nature.
Paris, 1912-1914, Coloured.. 290x205mm. Very good condition vibrant colours on stiff paper the impressed are is 205 x 290 mm the sheet size, its wide margins measures 290 x 395 mm.
Beautiful reissue done by the publisher Emile Lévy from "Galerie des modes et costumes français dessinés d'après nature 1778-1787. Réimpression accompagnée d'une préface par M. Paul Cornu." -
All the plates have been engraved and hand colored using 18th century techniques.Drawn by Leclerc and ...
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Estimates : $ 90 - $ 110
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Globes
MALLET, A.M.,  De la Sphere. Figure XI., antique map, old maps MALLET, A.M. - De la Sphere. Figure XI.
Paris, 1683, Uncoloured.. 143x100mm. Some age-toning of paper. Very good condition.
Appealing print of three armillary spheres.
From the French text edition of Description d'Univers.. (5 volumes), 1683. By Allain Manneson Mallet (1630-1706), a well traveled military engineer and geographer who worked in 17th century France under King Louis XIV....
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Estimates : $ 120 - $ 150
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MALLET, A.M.,  De la Sphere. Figure IX., antique map, old maps MALLET, A.M. - De la Sphere. Figure IX.
Paris, 1683, Uncoloured.. 147x101mm. Some age-toning of paper. Printer crease in lower right corner. Good and dark impression.
Appealing print of a armillary sphere.
From the French text edition of Description d'Univers.. (5 volumes), 1683. By Allain Manneson Mallet (1630-1706), a well travelled military engineer and geographer who worked in 17th century France under King Louis XIV....
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Estimates : $ 120 - $ 150
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SEUTTER, M.,  Sphaera Artificialium Typica repraesentatio., antique map, old maps SEUTTER, M. - Sphaera Artificialium Typica repraesentatio.
Augsburg, 1730, Original colours.. 485x577mm. A good and dark impression in attractive colours.
Stunning engraving of terrestrial and celestial globes and armillary sphere, all with highly ornamented stands. Brief explanatory text.
The plate was based on a design by Johann Gabriel Doppelmayr. Doppelmayr was a professor of mathematics in Nuremberg and he wrote on geography, astronomy, car...
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Estimates : $ 2,200 - $ 2,500
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DELAMARCHE, C.F.,  bleau Analytique des différentes positions de la Sphère, des différens systemes, des révolutions et des distances des Planètes, &c, antique map, old maps DELAMARCHE, C.F. - bleau Analytique des différentes positions de la Sphère, des différens systemes, des révolutions et des distances des Planètes, &c
Paris, 1780, Coloured.. 494x623mm. With added margins. Repair of tear in left hand part of map, 2cm into engraved area.
Containing "Globe Celeste", "Sphere de Copernic", "Globe Terrestre", "Systeme de Ptolomee" ; including diagrams of the solar system and other relevant features. Several tables with French text explain the theories.
The illustrated globes and spheres are similar to the ones sold by Delamarche....
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Estimates : $ 480 - $ 600
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MONDHARE, L.J. / NOLIN, J.B.,  De la Sphère. . ., antique map, old maps MONDHARE, L.J. / NOLIN, J.B. - De la Sphère. . .
Paris, 1783, In original o/l colours.. 208x263mm. Good and dark impression. Some minor marginal discolouration, not affecting printed area. Good condition.
Scarce print of armillary sphere, surrounded by several diagrams of the sun, moon, and planets after Cassini. In lower part 9 blocks of text with explanations.
Published by L.J. Mondhare for his Atlas Général a l'usage des colleges et maisons d'education..
Louis Joseph Mondhare was...
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Estimates : $ 120 - $ 150
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CASSINI, G.M.,  Two sheets for constructing an armillary sphere., antique map, old maps CASSINI, G.M. - Two sheets for constructing an armillary sphere.
Rome, 1795, In original colours.. 390x410mm. Two sheets. Very good condition. Dark impression. Wide margins.
Two sheets for constructing an armillary sphere. Cassini was a geographer and cartographer, but also perspective and architecture carver - one of Giovanni Battista Piranesi's best disciples - Cassini was one of Italy's last globe-makers in the XVIIIth century. His globes enjoyed widespread success a... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 3,000 - $ 3,500
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Old master
NOLPE, Pieter., Florales Gecks-Kap of Afbeeldinge van't wonderlijcke Iaer van 1637 doen d'eene Geck d'ander uytbroeyde, de Luy Rijck sonder goet, en Wijs sonnder verstant waeren. [Flor’s Jester’s Hood or a Picture of the strange year of 1637, when a Fool would out-do ano, antique map, old maps NOLPE, Pieter. - Florales Gecks-Kap of Afbeeldinge van't wonderlijcke Iaer van 1637 doen d'eene Geck d'ander uytbroeyde, de Luy Rijck sonder goet, en Wijs sonnder verstant waeren. [Flor’s Jester’s Hood or a Picture of the strange year of 1637, when a Fool would out-do ano
Amsterdam, ca. 1637 but 1720, Uncoloured.. 420x530mm. Folds as issued; additional creases; paper evenly toned; edges slightly frayed. Some smaller marginal tears not affecting image.
On verso: remnants of old paper hinges; paper watermarked; otherwise in fine condition.
A copper engraved print; overall size 49 x 57 cm.
Rare satirical depiction of Tulipmania. - The Jester's Cap.
Engraved by Pieter Nolpe, and originally published in 1637, this print is from: 'Het Groote Tafereel der Dwaasheid' (The Great Book of Folly), published in Amsterdam, 1720, a satir...
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Estimates : $ 950 - $ 1,000
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Topographical
DE BRUIJN, A.,  [No title] Femina indica Orientalis -  Indus Africanus - Singava vulgo dicta sive erratica femina Ori., antique map, old maps DE BRUIJN, A. - [No title] Femina indica Orientalis - Indus Africanus - Singava vulgo dicta sive erratica femina Ori.
Cologne, c.1577, Uncoloured.. 230x310mm. Image cut around the figures and pasted on a larger sheet. Titles underneath the print in brown ink in a contemporary hand. Very good condition
Beautifull engraving by Abraham de Bruyn showing inhabitants of Asian and African people with captions in Latin, French and German.
Abraham de Bruyn, a Flemish engraver and publisher, was born at Antwerp in 1538. In 1570 he was working in Breda, where he engraved series of illustrations for Ch...
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Estimates : $ 200 - $ 250
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Prints depicting instruments
SCHEDEL, H.,  Sexta Etas Mudi. Folio CCLV. (With portret of Johannes Müller alias Regiomontanus holding a Astrolabe., antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Sexta Etas Mudi. Folio CCLV. (With portret of Johannes Müller alias Regiomontanus holding a Astrolabe.
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Uncoloured.. 457x323mm. Some very minor marginal staining, very good condition, wide margins and attractive colours.
A very fine presentation of the astronomer Johannes Müller alias Regiomontanus holding a Astrolabe. A village-scene (D... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 350 - $ 400
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Napoleon Bonaparte, Astrolabe Koufique en Cuivre/ Plaques Enfermees dans l'Astrolabe., antique map, old maps Napoleon Bonaparte - Astrolabe Koufique en Cuivre/ Plaques Enfermees dans l'Astrolabe.
Paris, 1809-1829, Coloured.. 460x620mm. Paper size 68 x 50 cm, on off-white sturdy paper, blind stamped with some paper guard residue in top margin not affecting image, some foxing, otherwise in excellent condition.
A step-by-step guide to creating an astrolabe.
Beautiful, modern hand coloured copper engraving from 'Description de l'Egypte...', published on the order of Napoleon Bonaparte in Paris, 1809-1829.
The 'Description de l'Egypte ou Recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont ete faite...
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Estimates : $ 100 - $ 150
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Stocks and Bonds
ANONYMOUS,  Monument consacré a la posterité en memoire de la folie incroyable de la XX. année du XVIII. siecle. Ter eeuwiger gedagtenisse der dwaasheid van het XX. jaar der XVIII. eeuw., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Monument consacré a la posterité en memoire de la folie incroyable de la XX. année du XVIII. siecle. Ter eeuwiger gedagtenisse der dwaasheid van het XX. jaar der XVIII. eeuw.
Amsterdam, 1720, Uncoloured.. 281x373mm. Cut on plate mark, with some spotting and two water stains in upper left corner. Good and dark impression.
Monument consecrated to posterity in memory of the unbelievable folly of the 20th year of the 18th century.
A caricature in prose and verse satirizing the first truly international speculative crisis in the history of financial capitalism, ...
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Estimates : $ 200 - $ 250
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