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Only 7 of the engravings remain in stock.
22.21 - Chinese Military Drawn Out in Compliment to the British Embassador, dated April 12, 1796, by George Nicol, London
This engraving was made from a drawing by William Alexander, who accompanied the first British Embassy in China in 1792-94. This view appeared in the records of George Macartney’s travels…Read More
22.23 - View of the Canal in St. James’s Park / Vue du Grand Canal dans le Parc de S Jacques a Londres, 1746 by John Bowles, London, England
A beautiful view of the tree-lines path along the canal in St. James Park with a portion of Buckingham Palace in the background. Of note, this is a optical print…Read More
A double-page woodblock print engraved by Rudolf Manuel Deutsch for Munster’s Cosmographia. Depicted is the medieval city of Salin-les-Bains with the castle Belim atop the hill. Deutsch’s initials are seen…Read More
A small but interesting print of Avignon, France that shows the city with its churches, step les and gates. From Munster’s Cosomographia the hand colored woodblock print is rated Very…Read More
This is an optical print (or vue d’optique) developed as an early form of 3-D. Viewed with an optical reader device, it would give the illusion of depth (3-D). The…Read More
An unusual print depicting the arrival of Europeans in Guadeloupe. Taken from the publication Nouvelle Relation, Contenant Les Voyages de Thomas Gage dans la nouvelle Espagne [..] jusqu’a la Havane….Read More
22.32 - “A Representation of the Interview Between Commodore (Now Admiral) Bryon and the Patagonian”, ca 1784 by Alexander Hogg, London (Zoom image – Hover slowly over image to see detail)
This engraving shows Commodore John Byron meeting the Patagonian “giants” at the southern tip of South America. Byron’s account of his circumnavigation of the globe in the HMS DOLPHIN was…Read More
Woodblock print from the 16th century illustrating subjects that include an erupting volcano and a coat-of-arms for an island ocean region. The print, in original hand coloring measures approximately (9.2″…Read More
The Nuremberg Chronicle (Liber Chronicarum) was published in two editions, Latin and German; both in 1493. The many illustrations included both maps and views of towns and cities throughout Europe…Read More
A view of New York City a scene from the harbor with figures in the foreground and ships at anchor in the harbor. The print is rated Very Good with…Read More