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The West Prospect of His Majesties Dock-Yard, Near Plymouth Samuel & Nathaniel Buck, Copper Plate Engraving, 1736


The West Prospect of His Majesties Dock-Yard, Near Plymouth

A beautiful engraved view from a series of town prospects by brothers Samuel (1696 - 1779) and Nathaniel Buck (1727 - 1753). The Buck brothers are the most important topographical artists of the18th century, creating a record of over 500 ancient monuments & towns in England and Wales. The series was published between 1724-c.1750. The plates were later reissued in 1774 by Robert Sayer. (Very good condition, archival mounting, not examined out of frame; Frame: 40.25 x 20.5"; view: 31 x 11.75")


The West Prospect of His Majesties Dock-Yard, Near Plymouth

The West Prospect of His Majesties Dock-Yard, Near Plymouth detail

The West Prospect of His Majesties Dock-Yard, Near Plymouth detail 3

The West Prospect of His Majesties Dock-Yard, Near Plymouth detail 4

The West Prospect of His Majesties Dock-Yard, Near Plymouth

$780.00

604-56




Map, Three Cartouches, A New Plan, City of London, From a Survey, 1720
A New Plan of the City of London, Westminster and Southwark
From A Survey of the Cities of London & Westminster
London, 1720, Author: John Strype
Copperplate Engraving


Antique Map of the City of London, with Three Cartouches, John Strype, 1720, entire view

A highly detailed plan of London, showing points of interest; Hyde Park Corner, Sadler's Wells, Mile End Road and Lambeth. Three large cartouches contain the title, the City Arms, and a dedication to George Thorold, the Lord Mayor, 1719-1720.
(Sir George Thorold, 1st Baronet (circa 1666 – 29 October 1722) of Harmstrom, Lincolnshire, was a leading London merchant- ironmonger)

The map's title is at top center in ornamental cartouche, surrounded by cherubs, fruits and mythological figures. A dedication to Sir George Thorold, Lord Mayor of London appears at top right, facing the city arms at top left. A compass star is depicted at middle right and a scale bar at bottom right.

(Recent paper conservation; very good condition. 27" by 19 3/4";
Centimeters: 69.23 by 50.64; Frame: 29 by 22.5")

$2,850

843-277


Antique Map of the City of London, with Three Cartouches, John Strype, 1720, with ruler for scale
Antique Map of the City of London, with Three Cartouches, John Strype, 1720, cartouche detail 1
Antique Map of the City of London, with Three Cartouches, John Strype, 1720, cartouche detail 2
Antique Map of the City of London, with Three Cartouches, John Strype, 1720, cartouche detail 3
Antique Map of the City of London, with Three Cartouches, John Strype, 1720, map detail



Academy or Schoolgirl Maps
Ink on Paper; Circa 1826
Hand drawn miniature maps of Eastern U.S.
10 states 4" by 6.5" in blue paper wraps (disbound)
6 smaller of various countries 4" by 5"


Academy or Schoolgirl Maps; Ink on Paper; Circa 1826
Hand drawn miniature maps of Eastern U.S. States, page 1

Drawn by Sarah H. Higginson, eventually becoming Sarah H Bowditch, born 1819 and lived 100 years until dying at her home in Brookline, Mass. Active in the anti-slavery movement and suffrage movements, and purported to have housed a number of slaves.

$1,650

879-34


Academy or Schoolgirl Maps; Ink on Paper; Circa 1826
Hand drawn miniature maps of Eastern U.S. States, page 2
Academy or Schoolgirl Maps; Ink on Paper; Circa 1826
Hand drawn miniature maps of Eastern U.S. States, page 3
Academy or Schoolgirl Maps; Ink on Paper; Circa 1826
Hand drawn miniature maps of Eastern U.S. States, page 6
Academy or Schoolgirl Maps; Ink on Paper; Circa 1826
Hand drawn miniature maps of Eastern U.S. States, name detail
Academy or Schoolgirl Maps; Ink on Paper; Circa 1826
Hand drawn miniature maps of Eastern U.S. States, cover view




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