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MOITTE, P., Les Oeufs Casses., antique map, old maps MOITTE, P. - Les Oeufs Casses.
Paris, 1765, Uncoloured.. 400x460mm. In fine condition with a few repaired nicks along the edges in the margin.
A fine French copperplate by Moitte. An allegory on the loss of virginity: a sorrowful young woman seated on the ground with, a basket of broken eggs by her side, is being admonished by her mother, who also seizes the wrist of the young woman's lover; a little boy tries to repair one of the eggs; th... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 400 - 500)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DIDEROT, D.,  Chirurgie, plate XVIII, antique map, old maps DIDEROT, D. - Chirurgie, plate XVIII
Paris 1779, Coloured.. 345x215mm. Very minor agetoning, generally in good condition.
Showing bondage from the medical section of Diderot's Encyclopaedia. Engraved by Bernard after a design of Goussier. Very important work as it is giving an inventory of the science and craftsmanship of the 18th century just before the Industrial revolution.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 50 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 10
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DIDEROT,D.,  Chirurgie, plate II., antique map, old maps DIDEROT,D. - Chirurgie, plate II.
Paris 1779, Coloured.. 345x215mm. Very minor age toning, generally in good condition.
Showing medical instruments and bondage from the medical section of Diderot's Encyclopaedia. Engraved by Bernard after a design of Goussier. Very important work as it is giving an inventory of the science and craftsmanship of the 18th century just before the Industrial revolution.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 50 - 80)

Bid received
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DIDEROT,D.,  Chirurgie, plate XXXII, antique map, old maps DIDEROT,D. - Chirurgie, plate XXXII
Paris 1779, Coloured.. 345x215mm. Very minor agetoning, generally in good condition.
Showing medical bondage from the medical section of Diderot's Encyclopaedia. Engraved by Bernard after a design of Goussier. Very important work as it is giving an inventory of the science and craftsmanship of the 18th century just before the Industrial revolution.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DIDEROT,D.,  Chirurgie, plate XII, antique map, old maps DIDEROT,D. - Chirurgie, plate XII
Paris 1779, Uncoloured.. 345x215mm. Very minor agetoning, generally in good condition.
Showing medical chair and physician at work from the medical section of Diderot's Encyclopaedia. Engraved by Bernard after a design of Goussier. Very important work as it is giving an inventory of the science and craftsmanship of the 18th century just before the Industrial revolution.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 150 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS.,  [No Title], antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS. - [No Title]
France, ca. 1780, Uncoloured.. 110x60mm. In very good condition. Pasted on to outsized thick cream coloured paper. Dark impression, good margins.
A small copperplate engraving showing an elderly lady sitting in her bed chamber, astride a camode , using a cylster, probably to administer an enema to herself. A not uncommon occurrence in those days!... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ANONYMOUS.,  L'Apothicaire Charitable., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS. - L'Apothicaire Charitable.
Paris, ca. 1780, Uncoloured.. 70x120mm. In excellent condition. Plate mark, good impression, wide borders, stapled on to outsized paper and in an old cream coloured mount.
A charming late 18th century copperplate engraving of the 'charitable' apothecary administering an enema to a rustic Claudeine's bottom…whilst she is also discomforted by vomiting from her mouth! A toilet seat is to hand nearby, and a couple supply the apothecary with candlelight so he may carry ou... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
CHARON.,  CHARON. - "On n'entre pas."
Paris, ca 1830, Uncoloured.. 180x250mm. In excellent condition, a plate mark, good impression and with wide margins. Very lightly toned and finger marked in places. Fixed in an old cream mount.
A beautiful mezzotint engraving of a lady issuing a stern instruction to a male at her bedroom door - "We do not enter." She has a syringe/clyster on the chair with her, and she does not need nor want male company or assistance!... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 100 - 120)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DEVERIA, Achille.,  Contes de la Fontaine. 'Le Remede'., antique map, old maps DEVERIA, Achille. - Contes de la Fontaine. 'Le Remede'.
Paris ca 1830, Uncoloured.. 175x142mm. In good condition. Lightly foxed, a paper blemish off the engraved surface, print fixed on to contemporary out sided paper. Wide margins, good impression.
[The Cure]. An uncoloured lithograph produced in Paris highlighting the woes of a young maiden, lying distraught in bed as a maid or servant comes to her bedside with a pierced chair and a large syringe/clyster, possibly in order to administer an enema. A younger sister or member of the house looks ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ENGLEMANN, Gottfried.,  Amateurs executant une courante., antique map, old maps ENGLEMANN, Gottfried. - Amateurs executant une courante.
Paris, ca 1830, In original colours.. 150x245mm. In very nice condition, with some age toning and some minor stains to margins. Old fixings to verso. Good margins.
A group of amateur musicians are seen performing/practicing inside a public restroom, using clysters and chamber pots as their musical instruments. A delightful 'toilet humor' lithograph.
"Toilet Humor" is a type of off colour humor dealing with defecation, urination, and flatulence, and to a ...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DEPERRET, A.,  L'Artilleur de siege est destinee a faire evacuer les fortresses et a operer sur les derrieres de l'ennemi., antique map, old maps DEPERRET, A. - L'Artilleur de siege est destinee a faire evacuer les fortresses et a operer sur les derrieres de l'ennemi.
Paris ca 1831, Uncoloured.. 260x310mm. In good condition, some light foxing and minor stains, old fixings to verso. Mounted.
[The siege gunner is destined to evacuate the fortresses and operate the enemy's rear.] A lithograph, published in 'La Caricature.' General Georges Mouton sits perched on an enormous clyster, representing his use of a prototype water-cannon in quelling an uprising.
A 19th century example of '...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BECQUET.,  Le beau commandant general des cannonniers hydrauliques., antique map, old maps BECQUET. - Le beau commandant general des cannonniers hydrauliques.
Paris, 1834, Uncoloured.. 230x310mm. In good condition, some text showing through from verso, light age toning, mostly to outer margin edges, a little paper creasing. Old fixings visible. Good dark impression. Mounted.
[The beautiful general commander of the hydraulic gunners] A political lithograph showing a French officer ready to 'load' a cannon mounted clyster from a castle top. A boiling pot is by his side.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
TILT, Charles.,  Lolo - Phiphi. . ., antique map, old maps TILT, Charles. - Lolo - Phiphi. . .
Paris, ca 1835, Uncoloured.. 330x228mm. In fair/good condition. Top, left and right margins are trimmed to the outer neat lines, some light foxing and staining, old fixings are visible as print is pasted on to an old cream coloured mount.
An uncoloured, satirical lithograph by Charles Tilt of Louis-Philippe, depicted as a disreputable travelling salesman carrying his wares. Louis-Philippe was King of the French from 1830 to 1848 and the last French king.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
VERMIER,  Actualites. [News], antique map, old maps VERMIER - Actualites. [News]
Paris, ca 1840, Uncoloured.. 190x230mm. In good condition. Some foxing and a few darker stains - mostly to margins, fixed on to larger outsized cream coloured paper.
A lithographic cartoon showing two tradesmen conversing. One says to the other: "Eh! Well jocker you're not working anymore!"

"I have colic!" says the other.

"I see by your palour that you have no colour…why do you swallow white lead…do as I do, give yourself zinc…it gives y...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
GENTY, L.F.,  Offrande patriotique de Mr Mayeaux., antique map, old maps GENTY, L.F. - Offrande patriotique de Mr Mayeaux.
Paris, 1845, In original colours.. 300x230mm. In good condition, some age toning in places, stuck onto contemporary outsized thick white card.
A humorous French political satire depicting the 'Patriotic offering of Mr Mayor'. He proudly says: "By God, yes! I swear that in the event of war I will equip, establish, and command the innumerable and respectable family of the Mayor."
He points a large syringe/clyster with one hand and gold...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
PRUCHE, Clement.,  Nouvelle Courant., antique map, old maps PRUCHE, Clement. - Nouvelle Courant.
Paris, 1845, In original colours.. 305x240mm. In good condition, some foxing and age toning in places. Old and new fixings visible. Print is on larger whiter paper, then placed in an old mount.
A political lithograph in which two old soldiers discuss recent military events between Belgium and Holland.
Very roughly translated, one says to the other: "I know from a person currently in the Netherlands that, thanks to the evacuation of the army officers, the trenches are still going thei...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SAILLANT.,  Les Gaites de Badinguet!. . . [The Gaieties of Badinguet !], antique map, old maps SAILLANT. - Les Gaites de Badinguet!. . . [The Gaieties of Badinguet !]
Paris, ca 1850, Uncoloured.. 342x260mm. Lithography. In very good condition. Signed, stamped and numbered: '2606' in pencil. Old fixings visible from verso. In an old cream mount.
A caricature of Napoleon III seated on a chamber pot, with a large syringe in hand, saying "My brother Guillaume thought he was dethroning me, you see that I am still on the 'throne.'
'Badinguet' is a satirical nickname given to the Emperor Napoleon III....
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Estimate
($ 70 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FONTAINE / FRAGONARD.,  Le Remede., antique map, old maps FONTAINE / FRAGONARD. - Le Remede.
Paris, ca. 1850, Colour printed.. 195x135mm. In excellent condition. Placed in an old cream coloured mount. Old fixings visible - else very good.
A late sepia re-issue from a suite of engravings originally by Martial in 1795. Captioned "The Cure." It shows a male leaning over on his side so a maid or servant may administer an enema to cure his particular ailment. His wife/lover reclines half out of the bed on the other side. Perhaps her tur... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BELLANGE.,  Aux grands maux les grands remedes. [To great ills great remedies], antique map, old maps BELLANGE. - Aux grands maux les grands remedes. [To great ills great remedies]
Paris, ca 1850, Uncoloured.. 155x187mm. In very good condition, print is fixed on to larger contemporary paper, then placed in a mount. Some old fixings visible. Wide margins.
A humorous French lithograph showing a village scene where a small infant is held face down on his/her mother's lap, with clothing pulled up to reveal its bottom. An enormous clyster (for delivering an enema) is produced, presumably to be shortly administered to the unfortunate infant to relieve wha... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
GENTY.,  (Les battus payem l'ammende!!), antique map, old maps GENTY. - (Les battus payem l'ammende!!)
Paris, ca. 1850, In bright original colours.. 322x235mm. Lithography. In very good condition. Fixed on to larger contemporary paper. Lightly age toned in places. Wide margins, vivid colours still.
A French proverb - The beaten pay the fine. It looks like a French lawyer holds a large clyster with one hand, and a rolled document in the other. The French caption below roughly translates to: "the ..... dried parsley on the stalk for lack of ..... care."... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ANONYMOUS,  Dont you hinterfere with the liberty of the Subject, cos I shant move on till it's done raining!, antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Dont you hinterfere with the liberty of the Subject, cos I shant move on till it's done raining!
London, ca. 1860, In attractive strong original colours.. 230x165mm. Lithography. Some tiny dark spots in the upper left corner. Short margins. Age toned.
Decorative, hand coloured, lithography illustrating a satirical sketch.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 30 - 40)

Starting bid
$ 10
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
ANONYMOUS.,  Very well…my little travel kit….very well., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS. - Very well…my little travel kit….very well.
Paris, 1860, In original colours.. 310x232mm. In good condition, a little age toned, more so around the borders. The odd mark and slight blemish. In an old cream coloured mount. Old fixings visible.
A delightful watercolour of a portly, jolly looking fellow with braces and a blue checked jacket, settling down to a long journey. He is addressing his remarks to his essential travel kit, which includes a small clyster.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 100 - 120)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS.,  La Science infuse, ou les Docteurs du jour., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS. - La Science infuse, ou les Docteurs du jour.
Paris, 1860, Uncoloured.. 265x375mm. In good condition. Lightly age toned, with the odd stain and marks as is usual. In an old mount. Right margin slim.
Demonstrating the innate knowledge of science, a man is sitting backwards on a donkey holding its tail in one hand and a candle in the other, another man is about to administer a clyster to the startled donkey, two attendants stand ready with large kettles, a person is sitting on a throne while obse... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 180 - 220)

Starting bid
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS.,  Musicien de la Chapelle. Mr. Lebeau premier trombone du Roi., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS. - Musicien de la Chapelle. Mr. Lebeau premier trombone du Roi.
Paris, ca 1860, Uncoloured.. 288x195mm. In good condition. Some text showing through from verso, light slight foxing, horizontal paper fold/crease. Old fixings visible as print is fixed to an old cream mount.
A humorous cartoon showing a rather surprised looking Mr. Lebeau - the portly, premier trombone player to the French king, 'playing' a clyster, with tube in mouth, and one hand holding on to the bulb at the other end.
He is reading a sheet of music. The caption below the print title reads: (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
LAVRATE, Edmond.,  [Satirical Cartoon] La difference qu'il y a entre un gendarme et de l'eau de Sedlitz?. . ., antique map, old maps LAVRATE, Edmond. - [Satirical Cartoon] La difference qu'il y a entre un gendarme et de l'eau de Sedlitz?. . .
Paris, ca 1870, In original colours.. 320x235mm. In very good condition, fixed on to a contemporary outsized sheet of thick cream paper. Decent margins, good impression. Lightly age toned.
A humorous French satirical cartoon asking the difference between a policeman and Eau de Sedlitz (a purgative liquid). The caption answers "one stops/arrests while the other releases!" The image depicts a policeman arresting a man.
It is worth noting is the street name Avenue des Pincefes...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DRANER [pseudonyme Jules Renard],,  France - Pompier de la Garde Nationale, Tenue d'Incendie., antique map, old maps DRANER [pseudonyme Jules Renard], - France - Pompier de la Garde Nationale, Tenue d'Incendie.
Paris, ca 1870, In original colours.. 290x200mm. Lithography, in good condition, with some stains and light soiling. Good margins. In an old cream coloured mount.
'Military Types'. A humorous lithograph of a French firefighter rushing with various containers (Including a clyster) to attempt to put out a fire in a building.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 70 - 100)

Bid received
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
FAUSTIN.,  St. Pierre et St. Badingue., antique map, old maps FAUSTIN. - St. Pierre et St. Badingue.
Paris, ca 1870, In original colours.. 355x273mm. In fair condition only. Old fixings are showing through from verso, there is a portion of the top left hand corner missing, however it does not effect the engraving itself. Some light age toning etc.
A wonderful French political cartoon, depicting St. Peter refusing to admit Napoleon III through the gates of Paradise. 'Badingue' was the nickname given to Napoleon III. There is a conversation captioned between the two in French below.
A crestfallen Napoleon is seen wearing a monks habit, san...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
TRAVIER, C.J.,  La Caricature (Journal) Ah! docteur, ce maudit siege m'a fait bien du mal., antique map, old maps TRAVIER, C.J. - La Caricature (Journal) Ah! docteur, ce maudit siege m'a fait bien du mal.
Paris, 1870, Uncoloured.. 337x252mm. In good condition, some marks and stains, light foxing, old fixings just visible from verso. In an old cream coloured mount. Wide margins.
[Ah! Doctor, this damn seat hurt me badly] A French lithograph showing a man dressed in a nightgown seated on a chair with a crest on the back.
A stern faced doctor and a second man, possibly a servant, are in attendance. Beside the patient is what appears to be a machine to administer enemas....
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
GROSSI, A.,  Un Posto mal fermo. Papagallo No. 5. Anno II., antique map, old maps GROSSI, A. - Un Posto mal fermo. Papagallo No. 5. Anno II.
Bologne, 1874, Colour printed.. 350x520mm. Chromolithographed plate with Italian text on verso. With center fold. In very fine condition. Italian text on verso. Paper sheet size : 410 x 600mm.
Design by Augusto Grossi. Taken from the Italian satirical newspaper Il Papagallo, a satirical magazine founded in January 1873 by Augusto Grossi (1835-1919), which specialized in colour-printed caricatures like this one. At its peak circulation reached 50,000, and in 1878 a Parisian version, 'Le Pe... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 200 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 195
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
GROSSI, A.,  Theatre du Trianon. Papagallo No. 2. Anno II., antique map, old maps GROSSI, A. - Theatre du Trianon. Papagallo No. 2. Anno II.
Bologne, 1874, Colour printed.. 350x520mm. Chromolithographed plate with Italian text on verso. With center fold. In very fine condition. Italian text on verso. Paper sheet size : 410 x 600mm.
Design by Augusto Grossi. Taken from the Italian satirical newspaper Il Papagallo, a satirical magazine founded in January 1873 by Augusto Grossi (1835-1919), which specialized in colour-printed caricatures like this one. At its peak circulation reached 50,000, and in 1878 a Parisian version, 'Le Pe... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 200 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 195
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
GROSSI, A.,  L'Orsa Balla. Papagallo No. 30. Anno II., antique map, old maps GROSSI, A. - L'Orsa Balla. Papagallo No. 30. Anno II.
Bologne, 1874, Colour printed.. 340x540mm. Chromolithographed plate with Italian text on verso. With center fold. In very fine condition. Italian text on verso. Paper sheet size : 410 x 600mm.
Design by Augusto Grossi. Taken from the Italian satirical newspaper Il Papagallo, a satirical magazine founded in January 1873 by Augusto Grossi (1835-1919), which specialized in colour-printed caricatures like this one. At its peak circulation reached 50,000, and in 1878 a Parisian version, 'Le Pe... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 200 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 195
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
GROSSI, A.,  I diritti da discutersi al congresso di Brusselle. Papagallo No. 32. Anno II., antique map, old maps GROSSI, A. - I diritti da discutersi al congresso di Brusselle. Papagallo No. 32. Anno II.
Bologne, 1874, Colour printed.. 340x540mm. Chromolithographed plate with Italian text on verso. With center fold. In very fine condition. Italian text on verso. Paper sheet size : 410 x 600mm.
Design by Augusto Grossi. Taken from the Italian satirical newspaper Il Papagallo, a satirical magazine founded in January 1873 by Augusto Grossi (1835-1919), which specialized in colour-printed caricatures like this one. At its peak circulation reached 50,000, and in 1878 a Parisian version, 'Le Pe... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 200 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 195
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
GROSSI, A.,  Ultimi momenti di Don Carlos. Papagallo No. 33. Anno II., antique map, old maps GROSSI, A. - Ultimi momenti di Don Carlos. Papagallo No. 33. Anno II.
Bologne, 1874, Colour printed.. 340x540mm. Chromolithographed plate with Italian text on verso. With center fold. In very fine condition. Italian text on verso. Paper sheet size : 410 x 600mm.
Design by Augusto Grossi. Taken from the Italian satirical newspaper Il Papagallo, a satirical magazine founded in January 1873 by Augusto Grossi (1835-1919), which specialized in colour-printed caricatures like this one. At its peak circulation reached 50,000, and in 1878 a Parisian version, 'Le Pe... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 200 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 195
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
GROSSI, A.,  Visita al monumenti. Papagallo No. 43. Anno II., antique map, old maps GROSSI, A. - Visita al monumenti. Papagallo No. 43. Anno II.
Bologne, 1874, Colour printed.. 340x540mm. Chromolithographed plate with Italian text on verso. With center fold. In very fine condition. Italian text on verso. Paper sheet size : 400 x 600mm.
Design by Augusto Grossi. Taken from the Italian satirical newspaper Il Papagallo, a satirical magazine founded in January 1873 by Augusto Grossi (1835-1919), which specialized in colour-printed caricatures like this one. At its peak circulation reached 50,000, and in 1878 a Parisian version, 'Le Pe... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 200 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 195
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
GROSSI, A.,  La camera di Nuovo. Papagallo No. 47. Anno II., antique map, old maps GROSSI, A. - La camera di Nuovo. Papagallo No. 47. Anno II.
Bologne, 1874, Colour printed.. 340x540mm. Chromolithographed plate with Italian text on verso. With center fold. Very fine condition. Italian text on verso. Paper sheet size : 410 x 600mm.
Taken from the Italian satirical newspaper Il Papagallo, a satirical magazine founded in January 1873 by Augusto Grossi (1835-1919), which specialized in colour-printed caricatures like this one. At its peak circulation reached 50,000, and in 1878 a Parisian version, 'Le Perroquet', and London editi... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 200 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 195
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
GROSSI, A.,  Gli organi rompitesta. Papagallo No. 52. Anno V., antique map, old maps GROSSI, A. - Gli organi rompitesta. Papagallo No. 52. Anno V.
Bologne, 1877, Colour printed.. 340x540mm. Chromolithographed plate with Italian text on verso. With center fold. Some minor marginal age toning and spotting. Small split lower part center fold. Italian text on verso. Paper sheet size : 410 x 600mm.
Design by Augusto Grossi. Taken from the Italian satirical newspaper Il Papagallo, a satirical magazine founded in January 1873 by Augusto Grossi (1835-1919), which specialized in colour-printed caricatures like this one. At its peak circulation reached 50,000, and in 1878 a Parisian version, 'Le Pe... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 200 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 195
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Maritime Prints
DE BRY, Th.,  De Grandibus Adeo et Vastis Cancris. (Giant crabs), antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - De Grandibus Adeo et Vastis Cancris. (Giant crabs)
Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 137x177mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression.
Dutch attacked by giant crabs.

Theodore de Bry, a German engraver and book dealer, began a compilation of early voyages in 1590 and had published six parts at the time of his death in 1598. His widow, two sons, and another family member continued the work, which comprised a total of fifty...
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Estimate
($ 175 - 200)

Bid received
$ 140
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BASTON, T., To His Royal highness, George, Prince of Wales, antique map, old maps BASTON, T. - To His Royal highness, George, Prince of Wales
London, c1720, Coloured. 215x305mm. In fine condition on hand-made, chain-linked, water-marked paper.
This print was one of twelve, then twenty, drawn and engraved by Thomas Baston, and published by Carrington Bowles in “Twenty-two Prints of Several of the Capital Ships of His Majesty's Royal Navy with Variety of other Sea Pieces.”
The identity of the ship, dedicated to George, Prince of Wales,...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 375)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 85
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BASIRE, J., The Ship Harry Grace a Dieu, from an Original Drawing preserved in the Pepysian Library in Magdalen College Cambridge., antique map, old maps BASIRE, J. - The Ship Harry Grace a Dieu, from an Original Drawing preserved in the Pepysian Library in Magdalen College Cambridge.
London, 1784, Uncoloured.. 220x300mm. Good impression on hand-laid paper with large watermark. Wide margins on the sides - narrow margins on top. Vertical folds with creasing. Light browning.
Scarce copper-engraved illustration of the ship with fine detail. Henry Grace à Dieu also known as Great Harry, was an English carrack or "great ship" of the King's Fleet in the 16th century. Published in the monthly review.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 100 - 200)

Bid received
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
BERGHEM, N. / LAURENT, P.,  Le Rachat de l'Esclave., antique map, old maps BERGHEM, N. / LAURENT, P. - Le Rachat de l'Esclave.
Paris, Aliamet, ca. 1785, Uncoloured.. 510x660mm. Very fine condition and imprint.
With a dedication to Monseigneur Anne Robert Jacques Turgot Ministre d'Etat, Controlleur Général des Finances. Engraved by J. Aliamet (1726-1788) after Nicolaes Pietersz Berghem (1620-1683)... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 550 - 650)

Starting bid
$ 400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BERGHEM, N. / LE BAS, J. Ph.,  Embarquement de vivres., antique map, old maps BERGHEM, N. / LE BAS, J. Ph. - Embarquement de vivres.
Paris, ca. 1785, Uncoloured.. 505x675mm. Very good condition and imprint. Wide margins, a light water stain in upper right margin.
With a dedication to Monseigneur le Comte de Saint Florentin Commandeur des Ordres du Roy. Engraved by Jac. Philippe Le Bas, who was also engraver for "Cabinet du Roy". After a painting by Nicolaes Pietersz Berghem (1620-1683).... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 450 - 500)

Starting bid
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Heine, H., Lichtenfels, antique map, old maps Heine, H. - Lichtenfels
Bremen, von Heilg & Bertha, 1933, . 0x0mm.
Attractive ship portrait.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 50 - 60)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Fashion Prints
LES MODES PARISIENNES,  Paris fashion plate. (594), antique map, old maps LES MODES PARISIENNES - Paris fashion plate. (594)
Paris, 1866, In attractive original colours.. 266x190mm. Marginal spotting. Size of paper: 265x200mm.
From Les Modes Parisiennes. Underneath the print are the names of the shops where the clothing's, perfumes, porcelains, flowers, etc., depicted in the engraving, are to be obtained.
In the later quarter of the 19th century there was a proliferation of women's magazines. These periodicals...
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Estimate
($ 15 - 20)

Starting bid
$ 5
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
LES MODES PARISIENNES,  Paris fashion plate. (666), antique map, old maps LES MODES PARISIENNES - Paris fashion plate. (666)
Paris, 1866, In attractive original colours.. 268x187mm. In very good condition. Size of paper: 265x200mm.
From Les Modes Parisiennes. Underneath the print are the names of the shops where the clothing's, perfumes, porcelains, flowers, etc., depicted in the engraving, are to be obtained.
In the later quarter of the 19th century there was a proliferation of women's magazines. These periodicals...
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Estimate
($ 25 - 30)

Starting bid
$ 10
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
LES MODES PARISIENNES,  Paris fashion plate. (905), antique map, old maps LES MODES PARISIENNES - Paris fashion plate. (905)
Paris, 1866, In attractive original colours.. 269x189mm. Very light marginal spotting. In good condition. Size of paper: 265x200mm.
From Les Modes Parisiennes. Underneath the print are the names of the shops where the clothing's, perfumes, porcelains, flowers, etc., depicted in the engraving, are to be obtained.
In the later quarter of the 19th century there was a proliferation of women's magazines. These periodicals...
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Estimate
($ 25 - 30)

Starting bid
$ 10
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
LES MODES PARISIENNES,  Paris fashion plate. (572), antique map, old maps LES MODES PARISIENNES - Paris fashion plate. (572)
Paris, 1866, In attractive original colours.. 265x200mm. Very light marginal spotting. In good condition. Size of paper: 265x200mm.
From Les Modes Parisiennes. Underneath the print are the names of the shops where the clothing's, perfumes, porcelains, flowers, etc., depicted in the engraving, are to be obtained.
In the later quarter of the 19th century there was a proliferation of women's magazines. These periodicals...
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Estimate
($ 25 - 30)

Starting bid
$ 10
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
LES MODES PARISIENNES,  Paris fashion plate. (567), antique map, old maps LES MODES PARISIENNES - Paris fashion plate. (567)
Paris, 1866, In attractive original colours.. 265x200mm. Very light marginal spotting. In good condition. Size of paper: 265x200mm.
From Les Modes Parisiennes. Underneath the print are the names of the shops where the clothing's, perfumes, porcelains, flowers, etc., depicted in the engraving, are to be obtained.
In the later quarter of the 19th century there was a proliferation of women's magazines. These periodicals...
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Estimate
($ 25 - 30)

Starting bid
$ 10
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
REVUE DE LA MODE,  Paris fashion plate. (312), antique map, old maps REVUE DE LA MODE - Paris fashion plate. (312)
Paris, 1877, In attractive original colours.. 357x244mm. Paper slightly age-toned. Generally in very good condition.
From "Revue de la Mode - Gazette de la Famille". Underneath the print are the names of the shops where the clothing's, perfumes, porcelains, flowers, etc., depicted in the engraving, are to be obtained. The later quarter of the 19th century there was a proliferation of women's magazines. These perio... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 25 - 30)

Starting bid
$ 15
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Architecture Prints
GIARDINI, G., [Design Art]  Italian Chandelier No. 45, antique map, old maps GIARDINI, G. - [Design Art] Italian Chandelier No. 45
Prague, 1714, Uncoloured.. 275x175mm. In very fine condition.
A fine copperplate of an Italian Chandelier from the finest 18th-century collection of secular and ecclesiastical designs for silversmiths and goldsmiths by Giovanni Giardini, a leading artisan in Rome.
First published in Prague in 1714 under the title “Disegni Diversi” (Various Designs), it w...
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Estimate
($ 250 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 145
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
GIARDINI, G., [Design Art] Italian Chandelier No. 44, antique map, old maps GIARDINI, G. - [Design Art] Italian Chandelier No. 44
Prague, 1714, Uncolored. 275x185mm. In very fine condition.
A fine copperplate of an Italian Chandelier from the finest 18th-century collection of secular and ecclesiastical designs for silversmiths and goldsmiths by Giovanni Giardini, a leading artisan in Rome.
First published in Prague in 1714 under the title “Disegni Diversi” (Various Designs), it w...
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Estimate
($ 280 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 145
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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