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Image for An Archive of 17 Albums of Original Watercolours and Pencil and Ink Sketches.

An Archive of 17 Albums of Original Watercolours and Pencil and Ink Sketches.

By: SUTER, Richard

Price: £27,500.00

Publisher: c. 1820 - c. 1870.:

Seller ID: 38716


A collection of 17 albums of original watercolours and pencil and ink sketches of views, buildings, and architectural details around England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, France and Italy, together over 4,700 original drawings (nearly all captioned, many dated), mounted between one and 10 images per page (largest c.260 x 180mm., some panoramas of between 3 and 6 sheets joined), approximately 50 albumen, stereo and other photographic prints and c. 170 engravings, some items loose, 12 albums uniform red half morocco gilt lettered on upper cover (i.e. "Italian Tour. 1835-1836"), others hal... View more info

Needlework Through the Ages; a Short Survey of its Development in Decorative Art, with Particular regard to its Inspirational Relationship with Other Methods of Craftsmanship.

By: SYMONDS, Mary and PREECE, Louisa

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, 1928.:

Seller ID: 38366


Large 4to. pp. xxxiii, 413; 103 plates. Original orange cloth, very Good in worn and chipped dust wrapper lacking the bottom of the spine. View more info

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Sleeping Girl. Etching.

By: T.F.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: 1986.:

Seller ID: 39971


Single sheet, etching, 148 x 98 [image size], printed in sepia. Fine in mount. Limited edition, numbered 2/20. View more info

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The Carriage Builders’ and Harness Makers’ Art Journal. [Volume 1]

By: TALLIS

Price: £1,250.00

Publisher: Tallis, 1859-60.:

Seller ID: 38705


4to. pp. 192; 59 colour and black and white plates [complete]. Contemporary half calf, rather rubbed but sound and clean internally apart from some old glue stains on one black and white plate. The colour plates are fine and detailed illustrations heightened with gum arabic. The first volume of this irregular and short lived trade publication; Copac lists the V&A and the copyright libraries only. View more info

Image for India Showing Railways Open and Under Construction on 31st March 1827.

India Showing Railways Open and Under Construction on 31st March 1827.

By: TANDY, E.A.

Price: £350.00

Publisher: Calcutta: India Railway Conference Association, 1927.:

Seller ID: 39444


Coloured folding map, 810 x 1060 mm, mounted on linen and folded into cloth boards. Very Good. View more info

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On Gas Explosions in Houses. - Cause of the Explosion, and Suggestions for its Prevention.

By: TAYLOR, Alfred Swaine

Price: £25.00

Publisher: No Publisher, c. 1848.:

Seller ID: 39570


8vo. pp. 4. A little creased. Taylor is known as the father of forensic medicine and he concerned himself with many aspects of chemistry and medicine. This is one of the earliest studies of house gas explosions which until this point had not been well understood. Taylor emphasises the need for adequate ventilation in houses which were lit by gas and followed a major explosion in Albany Street, London in 1848. View more info

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Open to the Public Every Day (Sundays excepted) from seven in the morning until six in the evening. The Thames Tunnel.

By: THAMES TUNNEL

Price: £175.00

Publisher: no publisher, c. 1837.:

Seller ID: 38774


Single sheet, corner mounted to backing sheet, 10 ¼ x 9 ½ inches, trimmed to printed margin [no loss]. A broadsheet advertising public visits to the first tunnel under the Thames built by Brunel using his revolutionary tunnel shield. Originally designed as a passage for carriages it was never used for this purpose and in 1865 was purchased for use a rail tunnel. The charge to visitors was an attempt to defray some of the costs of construction. View more info

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A Survey of Holy Head Bay, 1816.

By: THOMAS, George

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Capt. Hurd, Hydrographical Office, 1820.:

Seller ID: 39470


1st Edition. Engraved map, 595 x 775 mm. Dissected and mounted on linen. Some very light offsetting. BL only. View more info

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Directions for Using Thomas’s Negative Collodion, Including the Preparation of a Normal Nitrate of Silver Bath...and a Descriptive Catalogue of Photographic Apparatus, &c.

By: THOMAS, Richard Wheeler

Price: £800.00

Publisher: Richard Wheeler Thomas, 1861.:

Seller ID: 39737


8vo. pp. 56, 18 [catalogue]. Original printed orange glazed thin card wrappers, worn on the spine and a little discoloured on the front cover. Rare; Bodleian and Cambridge are the only locations traced; The Harry Ransom Centre at Texas holds a 4 page instruction sheet with an identical title, but not this item itself. Thomas was a chemist and pioneering photographer who helped to improve the collodion process; he was the author of The Modern Practice of Photography (1866). This title is listed as item 2068 in Lewis Carroll, Among His Books: Dodgson used the collodion wet plate process in his... View more info

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Mrs Hill, Wholesale & Retail Fur Manufacturer, Holloway Street, Exeter.

By: TRADE CARD

Price: £110.00

Publisher: Exeter: [Angel?], c. 1840.:

Seller ID: 39926


Trade card, 60 x 90 mm. A little browned but Very Good. “Furs cleaned, dressed, repaired & altered to the newest fashion.” View more info

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[Furniture Fittings]

By: TRADE CATALOGUE

Price: £4,500.00

Publisher: No publisher, c. 1795.:

Seller ID: 38333


Oblong 4to. pp. 41 leaves. Contemporary marbled boards, new calf spine. A rare 18th Century trade catalogue of furniture fittings consisting of 41 leaves with hundreds of priced examples of escutcheons, handles and decorations for high quality furniture, most to be executed in polished brass. View more info

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[Furniture Fittings]

By: TRADE CATALOGUE

Price: £15,000.00

Publisher: No Publisher, c. 1790.:

Seller ID: 38334


Oblong 4to. pp. 162 leaves, several large folding plates. Contemporary marbled boards, new calf spine. A rare 18th Century trade catalogue of furniture fittings consisting of 162 leaves with many hundreds of examples of furniture fittings including handles, escutcheons, finials, door and corner plates, candle holders, clock mounts, hinges, castors, etc, each with prices added in manuscript. View more info

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The Beginning, Progress and End of Man From First to Last.

By: TRANSFORMATION

Price: £7,500.00

Publisher: c. 1830.:

Seller ID: 39924


Hand made 5 panel transformation, measuring at its fully opened extent 300 x 370 mm. A little dusty and the fold between the 3rd and 4th panel is torn halfway down its length but with no loss and the hand painted colours are still bright and fresh looking. The Progress of Man as a transformation dates back to at least the 17th Century in various printed forms though this one is hand made and dated from the watermark to after 1827. In printed versions the text tends to follow the same basic form, but here it is a little different, though the five periods are maintained: Adam and Eve, Cain and... View more info

Image for British Mosses, Their Homes, Aspects, Structure and Uses. With a Coloured Figure of Each Species Etched From Nature.

British Mosses, Their Homes, Aspects, Structure and Uses. With a Coloured Figure of Each Species Etched From Nature.

By: TRIPP, F.E.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: George Bell, 1874.:

Seller ID: 36952


1st Edition. 2 volumes. Small 4to. pp. xxii, 235; 39 coloured plates. Original blind stamped cloth, near Fine. View more info

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Dr. Wortle’s School.

By: TROLLOPE, Anthony

Price: £900.00

Publisher: Chapman and Hall, 1881.:

Seller ID: 39486


1st Edition. 2 volumes. pp. 237: 246; 28 [publisher’s catalogue dated November 1880]. Original cloth rubbed with some professional restoration to the spine edges. Sadleir 59. (ii) ‘Freak’ disposition. “The disposition of the blocking on the volumes of this novel is very curious and, so far as I know, unparalleled in nineteenth century publishing.” In this case both volumes carry the ‘freak’; volume one with the blocking to the rear board, and volume two to the front board. Sadleir is inclined to give priority to this issue “because copies norma... View more info

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Theatre of Liberty, Paradise Street...The Benefit of Mr. Trumpery M.P.

By: TRUMPERY

Price: £200.00

Publisher: Peter Timbers, Lord Street, c. 1830?:

Seller ID: 39513


Single sheet, 315 x 195 mm., corner mounted on paper. A little creased. Satirical handbill relating to some as yet unidentified campaign. The characters, apart from the Protector of England played by Mr Trumpery, include Parson Sheepshearsas Archbishop of Canterbury, Mr Long Tom Coffin as Attorney Special, Mr Egerton as the Clown, etc. “During the course of the Evening, The Clown will change himself into a Sea-serpent, and The Devil will float in a cork jacket; and both will perform various other astonishing Antics.” View more info

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Punch and Judy Panorama.

By: TUCK, Raphael

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Printed in Germany for Raphael Tuck, c. 1880.:

Seller ID: 39920


6 panel folded and die-cut panorama printed on card in colour, 117 x 450 at full extension. Some minor repairs to the rear with no loss of card or image. View more info

Image for A Tour in Ireland in 1775. With a View of the Salmon-Leap in Ballyshannon.

A Tour in Ireland in 1775. With a View of the Salmon-Leap in Ballyshannon.

By: TWISS, Richard

Price: £450.00

Publisher: Dublin: Sheppard, Corcoran, Cross, etc., 1776.:

Seller ID: 36999


12mo. pp. 228, [2, index]; folding plate (repaired). Small hole affecting text to page 100, opposite the plate, some light browning to the page edges, short closed tear to the title page. Contemporary full calf, two sections of leather missing exposing the boards beneath but generally sound and Very Good. View more info

Image for 3 page note on Nurstead Court in Kent.

3 page note on Nurstead Court in Kent.

By: TWOPENY, William [1797 - 1873]

Price: £180.00

Publisher: Manuscript, c. 1840.:

Seller ID: 39789


Interesting notes on Nurstead Court in Kent with a number of small sketches of details. William Twopenny was a painter, architectural draughtsman, illustrator and collector whose extensive and valuable library was sold by Sothebys in 1902. Nurstead Court is considered one of the more important small medieval houses in Kent. View more info

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Hand-made Valentine.

By: VALENTINE

Price: £4,500.00

Publisher: c. 1790.:

Seller ID: 39919


Hand painted and folded Valentine puzzle opening out to 320 x 320 mm, in nine sections folded down to 105 x 105 mm. A little rubbed and stained, split along one fold, but no loss. A rare survival of a personal hand crafted Valentine paper puzzle. “Dear Love, this hart which you behold, Will break when you these Leaves unfold, Even as my hart with love sick [pain?] Sore wounded so and breakes in twain.” View more info