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image of View of Port Jackson, taken from the South Head

View of Port Jackson, taken from the South Head

by Westall, William, A.R.A. F.L.S. Engraved by John Pye

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Published
1814
Condition
Very good condition
Edition
First edition
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$1,750.00

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London: G. & W. Nicol, 1814. First edition. Print. Very good condition. The view of Sydney from Mathew Flinders' "A Voyage to Terra Australis". The panorama of Sydney Harbor is the backdrop for an intimate scene of an aboriginal man and woman sitting around a fire next to xanthorrea and banksia. <br/><br/>Published London… Read more
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image of Oscar

Oscar

by [Wilde, Oscar] Vanity Fair, Ape

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Published
1884
Condition
Good + overall
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$275.00

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London: Vanity Fair, 1884. Print. Good + overall. Caricature of Oscar Wilde, the famous Irish author. This is an original chromolithograph, published in 1884 in Vanity Fair, an English magazine that published satirical caricatures from 1868-1914. Ape was the pen name of Carlo Pellegrini. The descriptive text is neatly glued on the back of the print,… Read more
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Crow Nest from Bull Hill. (Hudson River)

by Bartlett, W.H. & G.R. Richardson, sc

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Published
1838
Condition
Very good condition
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$65.00

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London, 1838. Very good condition. Hand colored, steel engraving ca 1845. Image approx 7x6", on paper approx. 10x8"
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Bernhardt Wall, 1922. Very good condition. Four etchings from a series of copper etchings for 'Windjammers', titled Winter Sailing; The Derelict; The Passing of the Sailing Man-O'-War; The Portogee Packet. "Etched books" are referred to in this way because every page, including the text, is made from an etched plate. Although Wall planned 325 copies, probably… Read more
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$125.00
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Catskill Mountain Scenery, Specimen Plate

by Kensett, J.F. (1818-2872)

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Published
1868
Condition
Very good overall
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$275.00

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New York: Putnam, 1868. Print. Very good overall. A specimen page for "Home Book of the Picturesque" , by the Hudson River School artist John F. Kensett. This was a promotional piece to entice buyers to purchase the book. The image is possibly Kaaterskill or Haines Falls in the Catskills. Kensett was a member of… Read more
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image of The Hudson from West Point.  Grounds of the U.S. Military Academy

The Hudson from West Point. Grounds of the U.S. Military Academy

by Currier & Ives. Palmer, F.F.

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Published
1862
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$2,250.00

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New York: Currier & Ives, 152 Nassau Street, 1862. Print. A patriotic image produced in the midst of the Civil War. The artist was Fannie Palmer, the renowned female artist at Currier & Ives, whose work is much sought after. To this day, this remains a splendid vista from West Point, looking from Trophy… Read more
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image of Lincoln's election in the Illustrated London News, July to December 1860.  Volume XXXVII

Lincoln's election in the Illustrated London News, July to December 1860. Volume XXXVII

by Illustrated London News

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Published
1860
Condition
Good + condition
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$275.00

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London: Illustrated London News, 1860. Hardcover. Good + condition. Complete half year volume of this influential and popular illustrated newspaper, with the splendid large folding Supplement panorama of the Niagara Falls (Aug. 25, 1860), and the news of Lincoln's presidential election, with portrait (p543). The volume contains many fine color wood block plates, including 2… Read more
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image of The SS Great Eastern panorama, Antarctic Christmas, Franklin Search in the Fox, in the Illustrated London News, July to December 1859.  Volume XXXV

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London: Illustrated London News, 1859. Hardcover. Good + condition. Complete half year volume of this influential and popular illustrated newspaper, with the splendid large folding Supplement panorama of the Great Eastern iron sailing steamship, designed by Isambard Brunel, the largest ship of its era (Sept. 17, 1859). The volume contains many fine color wood block… Read more
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London: Js. Gillray, 27, St. James's Street, 1850. Good + condition. The scene takes place in the House of Commons - To the left are shackled convicts; to the right the French are depicted as pirates. The Head of the House is being shackled and gagged by other pirates - his rather grand throne is inscribed… Read more
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image of Consequences of a successfull [sic] French invasion. No. 1, plate 1st, We come to recover your long lost liberties; scene, the House of Commons, BOTANY BAY Reference

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London: Js. Gillray, 27, St. James's Street, 1850. Very good overall. The scene takes place in the House of Commons - To the left are shackled convicts; to the right the French are depicted as pirates. The Head of the House is being shackled and gagged by other pirates - his rather grand throne is inscribed… Read more
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$425.00
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Doctor Syntax in a Court of Justice

by [Law]

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Published
1820
Condition
Good + overall
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$20.00

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London, 1820. Good + overall. A colored aquatint of a courtroom by Rowlandson, the great English caricaturist. The scene appears to concern a man and woman, she perhaps pregnant. The courtroom is quite elegant. 7 x 5", with larger margins, the margins with some marks that would frame out.
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image of Winslow Homer, Frederic Church & Arthur Lumley, engravings in Harper's Weekly

Winslow Homer, Frederic Church & Arthur Lumley, engravings in Harper's Weekly

by Homer, Winslow [Gloucester, Mass; Central Park NY]

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Published
1873
Condition
Very good overall
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$125.00

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New York: Harper's Weekly, 1873. Very good overall. Three wood engravings by American masters, including a full page engraving entitled "Gloucester Harbor" by Winslow Homer, depicting two rowboats full of boys on a lazy summer day, with many sailing vessels in the distance (p844), in this complete issue. Accompanied by a double spread wood engraving by Arthur… Read more
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image of Red platypus, Ornithorhynchus rufus.  Color engraving

Red platypus, Ornithorhynchus rufus. Color engraving

by [Cuvier, Baron]

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Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints
Published
1825
Condition
Very good condition
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$145.00

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London: G. B. Whittaker, 1825. Very good condition. An appealing hand colored copper engraving depicting a red platypus, from 'The Animal Kingdom' by Baron Cuvier. The hind limb of this male platypus clearly showing the venomous spur. English zoologist George Shaw wrote in 1799 of a specimen sent to England, that it had an extraordinary "conformation", appearing… Read more
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image of Nlle. Hollande.  Cabanes du port du Roi Georges (3 pieds de haut) (with) Cabanes de la baie Jervis (6 pieds de haut.) with Nlle. Zelande.  Cabanes de l'anse de l'Astrolabe (3 pieds de haut.) (with) Cabanes de l'anse des torrens. (4 piedes de haut.).  Color lithograph

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Paris, 1833. First edition. Very good condition. An interesting lithograph comparing aboriginal habitations in Albany, Western Australia, Jervis Bay and New Zealand, from the official report of the voyage, "Voyage de la Corvette L'Astrolabe..." under the command of Jules Dumont D'Urville. The voyage had a particular focus on the aborigines and ethnography they encountered. Plate… Read more
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image of Views of Fremantle W.A. in 1892

Views of Fremantle W.A. in 1892

by Rider & Mercer

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Published
1892
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$2,750.00

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Ballarat, Victoria: Rider & Mercer, 1892. A scarce "Supplement to the West Australian and the Western Mail". The central view is of Fremantle Harbor without docks. It is surrounded by various small views of Fremantle and advertisements for Fremantle merchants. In the lower left corner it states; "The advertisements on this sheet are contracted for… Read more
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image of A collection of 49 antique Rugby prints, 1845 - 1931

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A collection of 49 original woodblock prints of rugby images starting from the beginning of the differentiation between rugby and football (soccer). The prints are from newspapers of the time such as the Illustrated London News; The Graphic; Harper's Weekly; the Illustrated Sporting & Dramatic News; the Illustrated Times; Every Saturday; Black and White and The Sphere. … Read more
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$6,000.00
image of History of the Society of Iconophiles of the City of New York

History of the Society of Iconophiles of the City of New York

by Lawrence, Richard Hoe

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Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints
Published
1930
Condition
Very good condition
Edition
Limited edition
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$200.00

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New York: Society of Iconophiles, 1930. Limited edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. First edition, limited issue, one of 186 copies, illustrated with numerous collotype plates, all very bright and clean. The society was formed in 1894 by William L. Andrews (1837-1920), "in search of the historical and picturesque" in order to preserve the historical heritage… Read more
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image of Sunnyside - on - Hudson

Sunnyside - on - Hudson

by Currier & Ives

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Published
1877
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$375.00

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New York: Currier & Ives, 115 Nassau St., 1877. View of Washington Irving's home on the Hudson, with the river in the background. Irving was considered America's first full-time man of letters. Lithograph with handsome original hand color, the paper toned overall, the color very bright. 12 3/8 x 9" with standard margins. Framed in… Read more
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image of Historic Tales of Olden Time: Concerning the Early Settlement and Advancement of New-York city and State.  For the Use of Families and Schools

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New York: W. E. Dean, printer; Collins and Hannay, 1832. First edition. Hardcover. Good condition. Lovely lithographic views of New York City contained in this volume, including a frontispiece with 2 lithographic views of New York City: "Fort Amsterdam & Village 1623" & "New York 1832", and 9 other views. Small 8vo, v, [iii] pp, 214 pp.… Read more
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A Flora of the State of New-York, in Two Volumes Volumes I & II

by Torrey, John

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Published
1843
Condition
Good + condition
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$175.00

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Albany: Carroll and Cook, 1843. Hardcover. Good + condition. Two volume set, in the original publisher's cloth, with 161 full page botanical plates. Torrey was commissioned to write a Flora of New York state as part of the New York natural history survey. Completed in 1843 and is an incomparable state flora. 4to, xii, 1056… Read more
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$175.00