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ANTIQUE PRINTS OF ALDGATE WARD

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ANTIQUE PRINT: [ST. KATHERINE CREE] ST. CATHERINE CREE. LEADENHALL STREET.

BILLINGS, Robert William, 1815-1874 : [ST. KATHERINE CREE] ST. CATHERINE CREE. LEADENHALL STREET.

London : C. Tilt, 1838. A handsome antique print giving a view of the exterior of the seventeenth-century church on Leadenhall Street. Engraved by John le Keux (1783-1846) from an original study by the painter and architect Robert William Billings, and originally produced for George Godwin’s serially published “The Churches of London” (London : 1837-1839).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 164 x 96mm (approx. 6-1/2” x 3-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 189/054.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ALDGATE WARD WITH ITS DIVISION INTO PARISHES. TAKEN FROM THE LAST SURVEY, WITH CORRECTIONS & ADDITIONS.

[BLOME, Richard, 1635-1705] : ALDGATE WARD WITH ITS DIVISION INTO PARISHES. TAKEN FROM THE LAST SURVEY, WITH CORRECTIONS & ADDITIONS.

[London : for A. Churchill, J. Knapton & others, 1720]. An attractive antique map depicting the eastern edge of the City of London, showing Bevis Marks, St. Mary Axe, Leadenhall Street, the eastern end of Fenchurch Street, Aldgate, Crutched Friars, Jewry Street, etc. The map is decorated with a baroque cartouche and the names of thirty-six smaller side-streets and alleys are given in a keyed index. Originally produced by Richard Blome in the late seventeenth century, the map remained unpublished until the present version appeared with the 1720 edition of John Stow’s “Survey of London”.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 307 x 177mm (approx. 12” x 7”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 25/022. Hyde (Ward Maps) 10/1.

£100

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. JAMES, DUKES PLACE.

CONEY, John, 1786-1833 : ST. JAMES, DUKES PLACE.

London : J. Booth, 1812. A handsome antique print – an exterior view of the old church near Aldgate, demolished in the nineteenth century. Engraved by Joseph Skelton (1783-1871) from an original drawing (now in the Guildhall Library) by John Coney. Originally produced for the part-work series “Architectura Ecclesiastica Londini; being a Series of Views” (London : 1810-1823) – “the first artistically competent and exhaustive illustration of the golden age of London church building” (Adams). Below the image are several lines of explanatory text.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 210 x 215mm (approx. 8-1/4” x 8-1/2”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 129/053.

£75

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. KATHERINE COLEMAN STREET.

CONEY, John, 1786-1833 : ST. KATHERINE COLEMAN STREET.

London : J. Booth, 1812. A handsome antique print – the exterior of the eighteenth-century church of St. Katherine Coleman, which used to stand just to the south of Fenchurch Street. The church was demolished in 1926. Engraved by Joseph Skelton (1783-1871) from an original drawing by John Coney. Originally produced for the part-work series “Architectura Ecclesiastica Londini; being a Series of Views” (London : 1810-1823) – “the first artistically competent and exhaustive illustration of the golden age of London church building” (Adams). Below the image are two lines of explanatory text.
Copper etching and line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 195 x 215mm (approx. 7-5/8” x 8-1/2”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 129/060.

£75

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ANTIQUE PRINT: SIR R. WHITTINGTON’S HOUSE, CRUTCHED FRIARS, 1803. (FROM A PRINT IN MR. CRACE’S COLLECTION.)

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : SIR R. WHITTINGTON’S HOUSE, CRUTCHED FRIARS, 1803. (FROM A PRINT IN MR. CRACE’S COLLECTION.)

[London : 1878 (or later)]. An attractive antique print – the galleried courtyard of the ancient building long associated with Dick Whittington. Engraved from a study by William Henry Prior and originally produced for the part-work “Old and New London” (London : 1873-1878).
Wood engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 142 x 211mm (approx. 5-5/8” x 8-1/4”). Text on verso. In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. BOTOLPH ALDGATE.

PEARSON, William : ST. BOTOLPH ALDGATE.

London : H. Setchel & Son, 1810. A handsome antique print – an early nineteenth-century view of St. Botolph Aldgate, with the charity-school founded by Sir John Cass to the left. Engraved by W. Preston from an original drawing by William Pearson (fl.1798-1813). Originally produced for the part-work series “Architectura Ecclesiastica Londini; being a Series of Views” (1810-1823) – “the first artistically competent and exhaustive illustration of the golden age of London church building” (Adams). Below the image are several lines of explanatory text.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 269 x 166mm (approx. 10-5/8” x 6-1/2”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 129/027.

£100

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ANTIQUE PRINT: WHITTINGTON’S HOUSE, HART STREET, CRUTCHED FRIARS.

PRATTENT, Thomas : WHITTINGTON’S HOUSE, HART STREET, CRUTCHED FRIARS.

London : M. Jones, 1805. A neatly worked antique print of the galleried inner courtyard. Engraved by Andrew Birrell (fl.1782-1809) from an original design by the London draughtsman, engraver, printer and printseller, Thomas Prattent (fl.1790-1819), who had premises in Cloth Fair. Originally produced for B. Lambert, “The History and Survey of London and its Environs from the Earliest Period” (London : 1805-1806).
Etching and line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 106 x 151mm (approx. 4-1/8” x 6”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 96/017.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: TRINITY HOUSE, TOWER HILL, LONDON.

SHEPHERD, George Sidney, 1784-1862 : TRINITY HOUSE, TOWER HILL, LONDON.

London : Vernor, Hood & Sharpe, 1811. A handsome antique print of Trinity House on Tower Hill, built to the designs of Samuel Wyatt in 1793-1796. Engraved by William Angus (1752-1821) from an original study by George Sidney Shepherd and originally produced for the part-work “Beauties of England and Wales” (1801-1816).
Copper line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 117 x 159mm (approx. 4-5/8” x 6-1/4”). A fine early impression (marked “proof” in the plate) in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 104/054.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ALDGATE.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : ALDGATE.

London : Jones & Co., [1830]. A delightful antique print – a bustling street scene with pedestrians and carriages. The view depicts the western end of Aldgate with the beginnings of Fenchurch Street and Leadenhall Street. Aldgate Pump can be clearly seen and behind it the premises of the Cabinet Makers Society [above the shop of the cabinet maker William Thurnell at 71 Leadenhall Street]. Engraved by the gifted William Wallis (fl.1816-1855) from an original sketch by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, the master recorder of nineteenth-century London. Originally produced for Shepherd’s part-work series “London and its Environs in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 104 x 149mm (approx. 4-1/8” x 5-7/8”). In fine and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/042.

£50

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ALDGATE.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : ALDGATE.

London : Jones & Co., 1830. A delightful antique print – a bustling street scene with pedestrians and carriages. The view depicts the western end of Aldgate with the beginnings of Fenchurch Street and Leadenhall Street. Aldgate Pump can be clearly seen and behind it the premises of the Cabinet Makers Society (above the shop of the cabinet maker William Thurnell at 71 Leadenhall Street). Engraved by the gifted William Wallis (fl.1816-1855) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, the master recorder of nineteenth-century London. Originally produced for Shepherd’s part-work series “London and its Environs in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 105 x 148mm (approx. 4-1/8” x 5-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/042.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ALLHALLOWS STAINING, MARK LANE.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : ALLHALLOWS STAINING, MARK LANE.

[London : Jones & Co., 1831]. An attractive small antique print of the old church, the fifteenth-century tower of which survived the demolition of the rest of the church in 1870. Engraved by James Baylis Allen (1803-1876) from an original study (now in the Museum of London) by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, the master recorder of ninetenth-century London. From Shepherd’s series “London and its Environs in the Nineteenth Century” (1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 111 x 71mm (approx. 4-1/2” x 2-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/107.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: TRINITY HOUSE, TOWER HILL.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : TRINITY HOUSE, TOWER HILL.

[London : Jones & Co., 1830]. A most attractive antique print of the pleasant facade of Trinity House on Tower Hill, as built by Samuel Wyatt in 1793-1796. Engraved by Richard Winkles (fl.1829-1831) from an original pencil drawing (now in the Guildhall Library) by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, the master recorder of nineteenth-century London. Originally produced for Shepherd’s part-work series “London and its Environs in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 102 x 145mm (approx. 4” x 5-5/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/035.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. CATHERINE CREE CHURCH.

SKELTON, Joseph, 1783-1871 : ST. CATHERINE CREE CHURCH.

London : J. Booth, 1813. A handsome antique print – the exterior of the seventeenth-century church of St. Katherine Cree on Leadenhall Street. Engraved by Joseph Skelton (1783-1871) from his own original drawing. Originally produced for the part-work series “Architectura Ecclesiastica Londini; being a Series of Views” (London : 1810-1823) – “the first artistically competent and exhaustive illustration of the golden age of London church building” (Adams). Below the image are several lines of explanatory text.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 193 x 205mm (approx. 7-5/8” x 8”). A few tiny marks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 189/061.

£75

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE SOUTH GATES, BEING NOW THE PRINCIPAL REMAINS, OF DUKES PLACE,  MAGNIFICENT HOUSE NEAR ALDGATE, BUILT BY SIR THOMAS AUDLEY KNIGHT, LORD CHANCELLOR, ON THE SITE OF THE ANCIENT PRIORY OF THE HOLY TRINITY ...

[SMITH, John Thomas, 1766-1833] : THE SOUTH GATES, BEING NOW THE PRINCIPAL REMAINS, OF DUKES PLACE, MAGNIFICENT HOUSE NEAR ALDGATE, BUILT BY SIR THOMAS AUDLEY KNIGHT, LORD CHANCELLOR, ON THE SITE OF THE ANCIENT PRIORY OF THE HOLY TRINITY ...

London : N. Smith, 1793. An unusual antique print of the sixteenth-century mansion – engraved by John Thomas “Antiquity” Smith, draughtsman, etcher, author, scholar and later Keeper of Prints at the British Museum, and published by his father, Nathaniel Smith the “antient printseller”, as part of their “Antiquities of London and Environs” series (1791-1800).
Etching and engraving on paper. Engraved surface 211 x 147mm (approx. 8-1/4” x 5-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 70/062 – second state.

£40

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