INDEX

Miscellany

A 16th century woodblock illustration of the winds by Albrecht Dürer

DÜRER, Albrecht.

[Wind heads around an armillary sphere.]
Strasbourg: Johann Koberger, 1525. Coloured circular woodcut, printed area 190mm diameter, set in letterpress.

Stock ID : 20706

£1,500

A sperm whale beached near Scheveningen in 1598

FRANCUS, Jacobus.

Warhafftigh Und Wünderbarlich Monster Oder Pottfisch In Der Gestalt Eines Wallfisches, Aus Dem Möer Sich Versandet Hatt Zwischen Catwyck Und Schevelingen Als Wyter In Der Relation Ercleret Am 4. February, Anno 1598.
Frankfurt, 1598. 240 x 295mm.

Stock ID : 19941

£750

The trial of the Earl of Strafford by Parliament

HOLLAR, Wenceslaus.

Abbildung der Session des Parlaments zu London Uber den Sententz des Grafen von Stafford.
Framkfurt, 1643. Etching. 255 x 275mm.

Stock ID : 20526

£220

An engraving of a Porphyrian tree or tree of virtues

PINCHARD, P.

[Porphyrian tree] Generalis Divisio Virtutis...
French, c.1679. Engraving. Sheet 545 x 400mm.

Stock ID : 20584

£1,100

Two 17th century illustrations of dragons

KIRCHER, Athanasius.

[The dragons of Mons Pilanti & the Tatzlwurm.]
Amsterdam, Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge, 1682. 200 x 180mm, set in letterpress.

Stock ID : 20707

£325

Trophies taken by the Dutch in the War of the Spanish Succession

WOUDENBERG.

De Sleutel-Reeks des Vreedes te same gevoegd van het zeer groot Getal van de Vaandels, Standaarden en Ketel-trommen, in de laatste oorlog door de Hollanders veroverd, en in 't Hof van Holland, ten praal, opgehange: in de legers getekend. Theatre des Trophees Pacifiques qui contient le Tres Grand Nombre des Enseignes Etandars et Timbales que ls Hollandois ont pris dans la derniere guerre et qu'on a suspendis dans la Cour d'Hollande: dessiné ds ls armees
Amsterdam: Gerard van Keulen, 1713. Original colour. 505 x 585mm.

Stock ID : 19014

£1,600

An 18th century maritime explanatory print

CHÂTELAIN, Henri Abraham.

Nouvelle Carte pour conduire a la Connoissance de la Marine et a demontrer la plus part des Instrumens.
Amsterdam, 1720. Coloured. 500 x 600mm.

Stock ID : 20080

£1,280

A French edition of Morland's famous anti-slavery scene

MORLAND, George.

[Traite des Nêgres.]
Paris: François Jules Gabriel Depeuille, c.1794. Stipple engraving, proof before title. Sheet 385 x 475mm.

Stock ID : 18413

£950

A broadsheet plan of the Battle of Trafalgar

DODD, Robert.

Plan of the Attack by Lord Nelson, on the Combined Fleet, October 21st 1805.
London: Robert Dodd, 1805. Coloured aquatint. 265 x 365mm.

Stock ID : 20466

£2,400

View of the Battle of Waterloo in 1815

VERNET, Carle.

Campagnes des Français. Bataille du Mont St Jean dite de Waterloo le 12 Juin 1815.
Paris, c.1840. Engraving, sheet 250 x 380mm, trimmed to image and laid on paper with printed border and title label, as issued, total 350 x 500mm.

Stock ID : 15682

£220

Meteorological phenomena of the atmosphere

EMSLIE, John.

Dessins des phénomènes variés météorologiques de l'atmosphère.
Brussels, c.1850. 190 x 270mm.Original colour.

Stock ID : 19943

£160

The laying of the transatlantic cable from the Great Eastern

BACON, George Washington.

The Atlantic Telegraph.
London: Bacon & Co., 1865. Letterpress broadside with colour-printed wood engravings. Sheet 810 x 550mm.

Stock ID : 18296

£3,100