INDEX

Miscellany

Colour-printed examples of George Morland's famous anti-slavery scenes

MORLAND, George.

African Hospitality. [&] Slave Trade.
London: S. Morgan, 1814. Pair of mezzotints, printed in colours and hand-finished. Each c. 475 x 650mm.

Stock ID : 22500

£4,000

Two majestic still life mezzotints after a Dutch Old Master

VAN HUYSUM, Jan.

A Flower Piece. [&] A Fruit Piece. In the Cabinet at Houghton.
London: John Boydell, 1778 & 1781. Pair of mezzotints, each 545 x 420mm.

Stock ID : 21956

£3,500

The famous incunabulum woodcut of the Dance of Death

SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann.

Septima etas mudi. Imago mortis.
Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 1493, Latin text edition. Coloured woodcut, printed area 190 x 220mm, set in text.

Stock ID : 22793

£2,200

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

An early 18th century circular list of monarchs and popes, with a moving arm

WEIGEL, Christoph.

Discus Chronologicus in quo Omnes Imperatores et Reges orbis Europaei...
Nuremberg, c.1720. Original wash colour. 510 x 485mm, with printed rotating arm.

Stock ID : 22160

£650

Handkerchief commemorating Queen Victoria's record-breaking reign

Anonymous.

Souvenir of the Longest Reign in British History. Her Most Gracious Majesty Queen Victoria.
n.d., c.1897. Cotton handkerchief, with wood-engraved design. 560 x 590mm.

Stock ID : 22068

£600

Venus and Cupid travelling to Cyprus in a shell

LAIRESSE, Gerard de.

[Water.] G. Lairesse inuentor et sculpsit.
Amsterdam, c.1677. Etching. 210 x 165mm.

Stock ID : 22978

£300

Pair of charts comparing geographic features of each hemisphere

TALLIS, John.

A Comparative View of the Principal Waterfalls, Islands, Lakes, Rivers and Mountains, in the Western Hemisphere. [&] A Comparative View of the Principal Waterfalls, Islands, Lakes, Rivers and Mountains, in the Eastern Hemisphere.
London, John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Pair of steel engravings, printed area c.350 x 250mm.

Stock ID : 21574

£240

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

A scarce illustration of the tobacco plant

BENNETT, Richard.

The Tobacco Plant.
London, c.1760. Original colour. Sheet 195 x 120mm.

Stock ID : 22338

£80