very interesting hand colored engraving of a old fort in the Gold Coast also known as Ghana--fort is Cap Corse, a northwest view, dud 1727--fort built by Portugal but traded hands with the Dutch, Swedish ad English --traded in gold, slaves and ivory mainly-explains why the ownership of fort was much sought-11.5 by 9.5 inches-add 3 inches for mat ad beveled mahogany frame --no condition problems--info on back has more history on fort.
18thc French engraved map of the Antilles islansd to include Puerto Rico at the top of the chain -signed by Bonne and dated 1782-no condition problems-13 inches by 9.5 inches-add 2.5 inches for frame and mat all around
18thc French engraved map of Cuba and Jamaica dtd 1782 signed by M Bonne- very minor foxing-13.26 inches by 9 inches-add 2.5 inches all around for frame
18thc French engraved map dtd 1782 by French map maker M Bonne of Puerto Rico and Santo Domingo-13 inches by 9.5 inches--add 2.5 inches all around for mat and frame-no condition problems
A very nice set of copper plate engravings by Giorgio Fossati, Italian 1706-1778, of architectural facades. From his publication "Raccotta di Varie Favole" 1744. Very bold, graphic images making a perfect set for framing. On rag paper each sheet is 12.5" x 18"; plate size 9" x 13.5". In excellent condition. Sold as set only.
Mezzotint engravings by Richard Earlom published by John Boydell, London 1775. From the collection of the Duke of Devonshire these sepia engravings are superbly rendered. On rag paper; sheet size is 15.5" x 10.75"; plate size 10.5" x 8.5". In excellent condition. Priced individually. More images are available on request.
This is a rare original 1858 large format engraving of Doctor Kane at the Graves of Sir Franklin's Men.This print was given to subscribers of the New York Albion and could also be bought for the price of $2.00 which was a fair sum in 1858.The image is 23 and 1/2 by 17 3/8+ large margins...
Mounted in the decorative frame, 24" x 36".
(Source probably: Campbell, Colen. Vitruvius Britannicus or The British Architect. London : Colen Campbell, Esq., ca. 1715 - 1725.)
London, antique hand colored engraving by H. Robinson of Sir Walter Raleigh, after a painting by Frederick Zucchero. Not examined out of frame, it appears to be in excellent condition measuring framed 10.75" x 18.75", site size 4.5" x 6.25". Circa 1829.
London, hand colored engraving by J. Thomson of the Countess of Derby, after a painting by Van Dyke of Charlotte de la Tremouille. Not examined out of frame, it appears to be in excellent condition measuring framed 10.75" x 13.75", site size 4.5" x 6.5". Circa 1830-50.
Hatley St George Seat of Honorable Sir Robert Cotton in Cambridgshire.
From "Britannia Illustrata or Views of Several of the Queens Palaces and also of the Principal Seats of the Nobility & Gentry of Great Britain
Sir Robert Cotton (2 May 1644 – 17 September 1717) was an English politician. He sat as a Member of Parliament from 1679 to 1701 and briefly in 1702.
A large fine rare original engraved print illustrating a birdseye view of Hatley St George, the Seat of Sir Robert Cotton...
Didmarton Seat of Robert Codrington
From the Ancient & Present State of Gloucestershire
A large fine rare original engraved print illustrating a birdseye view of Didmarton, the Seat of Robert Codrington, Esq. Published in 1712 for Robert Atkyns. Drawn and engraved by Johannes Kip, titled and with coat of arms above...
Saprerton Seat of Sir Robert Atkyns Sir Robert Atkyns (1647–1711) was a topographer, antiquary, and Member of Parliament. He is best known for his county history, the Ancient and Present State of Gloucestershire. From the Ancient & Present State of Gloucestershire
A large fine rare original engraved print illustrating a birdseye view of Saperton, the Seat of Sir Robert Atkyns. Published in 1712 for Robert Atkyns. Drawn and engraved by Johannes Kip, titled and with coat of arms above...
Cornell University Hand-Colored reproduction of a circa 1910 original. Printed from the original copperplate engraving. In good condition. Is taped to back of mat.
Sheet measures 23 1/4" x 35 5/8"
Mat measures 23 15/16" x 36"
Original hand colored copperplate engraving bird's eye view of the University of Virginia by Richard Rummell. Mat and sheet laid down on backer. Otherwise in good condition.
Mat measures 22" x 34 1/4"
Window measures 15 1/2" x 28 1/4"
Original Besler Botanical engraving with period hand coloring c.1613 text on verso. Basilius Besler¹s magnificent engravings are the first large-folio natural history botanicals. His work, Hortus Eystettensis (Garden of Eichstätt), is man¹s earliest documentation of a specific garden and is the oldest of all of the great botanicals. Over 1,000 varieties of flowers are depicted in 367 exquisitely engraved and colored plates. Plate mark image 18.5"L x 15.25"W. overall sheet size 21"L x 16"W...
Wonderful engraving on a period frame. Measures 28" x 23" x 2". A view of the French Frigate L'Amazone.
Robert Dodd (1748–1815) was a British marine painter and aquatint engraver. He is known for his works on the French Revolutionary Wars.
Rare decorative celestial map by Matthaus Seutter, published in Augsburg circa 1730. The map includes two maps of the Northern & Southern Skies. A diagram in the upper right corner showing the monthly orbit and illumination of the moon, while another in the upper left represents day and night on the earth with quotations from Genesis...