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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE OLD WHITE HART TAVERN. BISHOPSGATE STREET.

A, J.P. : THE OLD WHITE HART TAVERN. BISHOPSGATE STREET.

[London : ca. 1825]. A scarce antique print – a lithographic view of early nineteenth-century Bishopsgate, with the fifteenth-century White Hart Tavern, and the adjacent shops, including one marked Kempster – this identified as George Kempster, a cheesemonger, at 200 Bishopsgate Street. Drawn by an artist identified only as J. P. A. Junior.
Lithograph on paper. Printed surface 183 x 245mm (approx. 7-1/4” x 9-5/8”). Unevenly trimmed at foot, preserving the printed title but with loss of portions of the blank margin; some slight surface dustiness and creasing, but otherwise in good state for a rare and ephemeral item. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£50

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ANTIQUE PRINT: REMAINS OF CROSBY HALL : BISHOPSGATE STREET.

ALLEN, Thomas, 1803-1833 : REMAINS OF CROSBY HALL : BISHOPSGATE STREET.

[London] : Cowie & Strange, 1828. An interesting antique print – combining a view, a ground-plan, and some architectural details of old Crosby Hall. Originally produced for Allen’s partwork "The History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark and Parts Adjacent" (London : 1827-1829).
Lithograph on paper. Engraved surface 169 x 105mm (approx. 6-5/8” x 4-1/8”). Some minor creasing, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 152/022.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. MARTIN OUTWICH.

BASIRE, James, 1769-1822 : ST. MARTIN OUTWICH.

[London : Nichols & Son, 1809]. A charming antique print – the old city church of St. Martin Outwich, standing at the corner of Threadneedle Street and Bishopsgate, with good detail of the adjacent houses. Engraved by the third James Basire and originally produced for “The Gentleman’s Magazine” for November 1809.
Copper line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 121 x 195mm (approx. 4-7/8” x 7-5/8”). Cropped tight to image, with some minor wear to edges, but otherwise very good. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: BISHOPSGATE-STREET WARD. TAKEN FROM THE LAST SURVEY, AND CORRECTED.

[BLOME, Richard, 1635-1705] : BISHOPSGATE-STREET WARD. TAKEN FROM THE LAST SURVEY, AND CORRECTED.

[London : for A. Churchill, J. Knapton & others, 1720]. An attractive antique map of the Bishopsgate area of the City of London – the whole length of Bishopsgate from north to south, extending down into Gracechurch Street, with the smaller streets to either side. The map is decorated with a baroque cartouche, and the names of seventy-one 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 (with his name erased) appeared with the 1720 edition of John Stow’s “Survey of London”.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 309 x 178mm (approx. 12-1/8” x 7”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 25/024. Hyde (Ward Maps) 25/1.

£200

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ANTIQUE PRINT: GRESHAM COLLEGE AS IT APPEARED BEFORE IT WAS TAKEN DOWN TO BUILD AN EXCISE OFFICE.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : GRESHAM COLLEGE AS IT APPEARED BEFORE IT WAS TAKEN DOWN TO BUILD AN EXCISE OFFICE.

[London : John Cooke, 1770]. An elegant eighteenth-century print of the original Gresham College (originally Gresham’s house) between Broad Street and Bishopsgate. A view of the courtyard and cloister, before it was demolished in 1768. Originally engraved for the John Cooke part-work publication, Henry Chamberlain, “A New and Compleat History and Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster” (1770).
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 121 x 164mm (approx. 4-1/2” x 6-1/2”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 48/038B.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: A PLAN OF YE GREAT FIRE IN BISHOPSGATE STREET, LEADENHALL STREET AND CORNHILL &C: ON THURSDAY NOVR. 7.TH 1765.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : A PLAN OF YE GREAT FIRE IN BISHOPSGATE STREET, LEADENHALL STREET AND CORNHILL &C: ON THURSDAY NOVR. 7.TH 1765.

[London : for D. Henry & R. Cave, 1765]. An antique plan of the lower end of Bishopsgate – from the top of Threadneedle Street down to the crossroads at the junction of Cornhill, Leadenhall Street and Gracechurch Street. The names and occupations of the tenants of the premises damaged by the fire are all clearly shown. Originally published with November 1765 issue of “The Gentleman’s Magazine”.
Woodcut on paper. Engraved surface 162 x 109mm (approx. 6-3/8” x 4-1/4”). Faint creasing to one corner, but in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: WALK, 2ND. CROSBY HALL.

GREIG, John, fl.1800-1843 : WALK, 2ND. CROSBY HALL.

London : W. Clarke, 1816. A charming small antique map – the north-east corner of the City of London – Bishopsgate and the surrounding streets, including Threadneedle Street, Broad Street, Houndsditch, etc. A vignette view of old Crosby House, the mediaeval mansion now removed to Chelsea, completes the design. Drawn and engraved by John Greig and originally produced for the part-work publication “Walks through London, including Westminster and the Borough of Southwark” (London : 1816-1817).
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 123 x 80mm (approx. 4-7/8” x 3-1/8”). Trimmed a little tight, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 121/013.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: CHURCH OF ST. ETHELBURGA, BISHOPSGATE.

LUKER, William, 1862-1934 : CHURCH OF ST. ETHELBURGA, BISHOPSGATE.

[London : Leadenhall Press, 1891]. An antique print – bustling late Victorian Bishopsgate, the old church, the city office of Christie’s next door, hansom cabs, etc. From an original design by the painter and illustrator William Luker. Engraved in Paris by Ch. Guillaume & Cie. for the Leadenhall Press publication “London City” (1891).
Hand touched and finished half-tone process block. Later hand colour. Image area 162 x 108mm (approx. 6-3/8” x 4-1/4”). Text on verso. In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ENTRANCE TO GREAT ST. HELEN’S [BISHOPSGATE].

LUKER, William, 1862-1934 : ENTRANCE TO GREAT ST. HELEN’S [BISHOPSGATE].

[London : Leadenhall Press, 1891]. An antique print – a charming depiction of late Victorian Bishopsgate. From an original design by the painter and illustrator William Luker. Engraved in Paris by Ch. Guillaume & Cie. for the Leadenhall Press publication “London City” (1891).
Hand touched and finished half-tone process block. Later hand colour. Image area 116 x 91mm (approx. 4-1/2” x 3-1/2”). Text on verso. In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£20

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ANTIQUE PRINT: INTERIOR OF CROSBY HALL.

NASH, Frederick, 1782-1856 : INTERIOR OF CROSBY HALL.

London : Vernor & Hood; J. Storer & J. Greig, 1804. A handsome antique print – an interior view of the fifteenth-century hall, now removed to Chelsea – but here still on its original site and being used as a warehouse. Engraved by James Sargant Storer (1771-1853) from a drawing by Frederick Nash. Originally produced for the part-work “Select Views of London and its Environs : containing a Collection of Highly Finished Engravings" (London : 1804-1805).
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 201 x 127mm (approx. 7-7/8” x 5”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 90/022.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: DEVONSHIRE SQUARE.

NICHOLLS, Sutton, 1668-1729 : DEVONSHIRE SQUARE.

[London : for W. Innys & J. Richardson, J. & P. Knapton & others, 1754]. A fine large engraving of the elegant, tree-lined eighteenth-century Devonshire Square, drawn and engraved by Sutton Nicholls. Originally engraved for the printseller John Bowles in the 1720s and first advertised in his 1728 catalogue, but here in a later impression produced for the part-work edition of John Stow, “A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster” (London : 1754-1757). The earliest and sole large print of the square.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 327 x 452mm (approx. 12-7/8” x 17-3/4”). Cropped close to neatline and expertly remargined, very faint vertical fold-line, slight wrinkling and discolouration to upper corners, a few faint creases and small flaws, but in acceptable state for a large and scarce print. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 29/039 & 37/033.

£250

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ANTIQUE PRINT: CROSBY HALL. BISHOPSGATE STREET.

[PAYNE, Albert Henry, 1812-1902] : CROSBY HALL. BISHOPSGATE STREET.

[London : E. T. Brain & Co., 1847]. A small antique print of the fifteenth-century hall, now taken to Chelsea – but here in its days as the Literary and Scientific Institution. An engraving from the workshop of A. H. Payne, originally produced for Payne’s “Illustrated London, or a Series of Views in the British Metropolis and its Vicinity” (London : 1846-1847).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 69 x 86mm (approx. 2-3/4” x 3-3/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 207/111A.

£20

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. BOTOLPH, BISHOPSGATE.

[PAYNE, Albert Henry, 1812-1902] : ST. BOTOLPH, BISHOPSGATE.

[London : John Tallis & Co., 1852]. An attractive small antique print – a view looking northwards along Bishopsgate towards the churchyard and church of St. Botolph without Bishopsgate. In the foreground there is good detail of the premises of Hopgood the goldsmith, at 202 Bishopsgate Without. An engraving from the workshop of A. H. Payne, originally produced for Payne’s “Illustrated London, or a Series of Views in the British Metropolis and its Vicinity” (London : 1846-1847), and here in a slightly later impression.
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 65 x 85mm (approx. 2-1/2” x 3-3/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 207/084A.

£20

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ANTIQUE PRINT: [BISHOPSGATE] ST. ETHELBURGA’S CHURCH.

PRIOR, William Henry, 1812-1882 : [BISHOPSGATE] ST. ETHELBURGA’S CHURCH.

[London : 1878 (or later)]. A pleasant Victorian print – Bishopsgate and the old church, partly hidden by the premises of E. Henry Robinson, an optician, built around the entrance. Based on an original sketch 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 145 x 144mm (approx. 5-3/4” x 5-5/8”). Text on verso. In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: CROSBY HALL, BISHOPSGATE STREET.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : CROSBY HALL, BISHOPSGATE STREET.

London : Jones & Co., 1830. A handsome antique print – an exterior view of the fifteenth-century hall, now removed to Chelsea – but here still on its original site and being used as the warehouse of the packing firm of Holmes, Hall & Sons. Engraved by James Tingle (1801-1858) from an original study (now in the Museum of London) by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. 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 108 x 145mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 5-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/059.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: CROSBY HALL, BISHOPSGATE STREET.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : CROSBY HALL, BISHOPSGATE STREET.

[London : Jones & Co., 1830]. A handsome antique print – an exterior view of the fifteenth-century hall, now removed to Chelsea – but here still on its original site and being used as the warehouse of the packing firm of Holmes, Hall & Sons. Engraved by James Tingle (1801-1858) from an original study (now in the Museum of London) by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. 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 108 x 145mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 5-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/059.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: JEWISH SYNAGOGUE, GREAT ST. HELEN’S. CELEBRATION OF THE FEAST OF THE TABERNACLES.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : JEWISH SYNAGOGUE, GREAT ST. HELEN’S. CELEBRATION OF THE FEAST OF THE TABERNACLES.

[London : George Virtue, 1841]. A lively and interesting antique print – the ornate pillared and domed interior of the City of London Synagogue – men in tricorn and top-hats, boys in caps. Engraved by Henry Melville (1792-1870) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for the part-work “London Interiors : A Grand National Exhibition” (London : 1841-1844).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 210 x 138mm (approx. 8-1/4” x 5-1/2”). A few faint marks to outer blank margins, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 195/003.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE OLD WHITE HART TAVERN, BISHOPSGATE STREET. NOW PULLED DOWN.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : THE OLD WHITE HART TAVERN, BISHOPSGATE STREET. NOW PULLED DOWN.

London : Jones & Co., [1829]. A delightful antique print – a lively street scene with a carriage and clusters of pedestrians, depicting the east side of Bishopsgate, with St. Botolph Bishopsgate, a shellfish shop, a shop marked "Kemster" – this George Kempster, a cheesemonger at no. 200 – and a snuffmaker on the corner of Liverpool Street. Engraved by Samuel Lacey (1786-1859) from an original pencil drawing (now in the Guildhall Library) by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, the master recorder of nineteenth-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 107 x 147mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 5-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/008.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: SIR PAUL PINDAR’S HOUSE, BISHOPSGATE STREET.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : SIR PAUL PINDAR’S HOUSE, BISHOPSGATE STREET.

[London : Jones & Co., 1830]. A pleasant antique print of the early seventeenth-century mansion on Bishopsgate built by Sir Paul Pindar. Although the house was demolished in 1890 by the Great Eastern Railway, the elaborately carved oak frontage is preserved in the V.&A. Engraved by Major Samuel Barenger (1776-1837) from an original study (now in the Bishopsgate Institute) by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for Shepherd’s series “London and its Environs in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 104 x 66mm (approx. 4-1/8” x 2-5/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/045.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: SIR PAUL PINDAR’S HOUSE, BISHOPSGATE STREET.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : SIR PAUL PINDAR’S HOUSE, BISHOPSGATE STREET.

[London : Jones & Co., 1830]. A pleasant antique print of the early seventeenth-century mansion on Bishopsgate built by Sir Paul Pindar. Although the house was demolished in 1890 by the Great Eastern Railway, the elaborately carved oak frontage is preserved in the V&A. Engraved by Major Samuel Barenger (1776-1837) from an original study (now in the Bishopsgate Institute) by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for Shepherd’s series “London and its Environs in the Nineteenth Century” (1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 104 x 66mm (approx. 4-1/8” x 2-5/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/045.

£20

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. BOTOLPH, BISHOPSGATE.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : ST. BOTOLPH, BISHOPSGATE.

[London : Jones & Co., 1832]. An attractive antique print – a pleasant view looking northwards along Bishopsgate towards the churchyard and the George Dance the Elder church of St. Botolph without Bishopsgate (where John Keats was baptised in 1795) beyond. In the foreground there is good detail of the premises of Samuel Meymott, the scale maker, at 64 Bishopsgate Within, T. B. Hopgood, goldsmith, at 202 Bishopsgate Without, and the old Bishopsgate Watch House. Engraved by John James Hinchliff (1805-1875) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, the master recorder of nineteenth-century London, and dated 1832 in the plate. Originally produced for Shepherd’s part-work series “London and its Environs in the Nineteenth Century” (1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 109 x 152mm (approx. 4-3/8” x 6”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/180.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. MARTIN OUTWICH, BISHOPSGATE STREET.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : ST. MARTIN OUTWICH, BISHOPSGATE STREET.

[London : Jones & Co., 1830]. A delightful antique print – a bustling street scene depicting the lower end of Bishopsgate and the turning into Threadneedle Street – a view from the north, with carriages, pedestrians and a heavily laden wagon. The little church of St. Martin Outwich in the centre of the view was built by Samuel Pepys Cockerell in 1796 and taken down in 1874. Engraved by Archelaus Cruse (1806-1861) 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” (1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 111 x 149mm (approx. 4-3/8” x 5-7/8”). A few faint marks to outer blank margins, but in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/080.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE

TEMPLE, A.B. : THE "WHITE HART," BISHOPSGATE STREET, IN 1810.

[London : 1878 (or later)]. An attractive antique print of the east side of Bishopsgate – the old tavern, with St. Botolph Bishopsgate to the left, a shop marked "Kemster" – this George Kempster, a cheesemonger at no. 200 – and a snuffmaker on the corner of Liverpool Street to the right. Engraved by John Arthur Quartley (1818?-1895) from a study by A. B. Temple, based on an earlier view by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd (actually published in 1829 rather than 1810). Originally produced for the part-work “Old and New London” (London : 1873-1878). The first state of this engraving, with Temple’s surname given in full in the block.
Wood engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 105 x 144mm (approx. 4-1/8” x 5-5/8”). Text on verso. In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE

TEMPLE, A.B. : THE "WHITE HART," BISHOPSGATE STREET, IN 1810.

[London : 1878 (or later)]. An attractive antique print of the east side of Bishopsgate – the old tavern, with St. Botolph Bishopsgate to the left, a shop marked "Kemster" – this George Kempster, a cheesemonger at no. 200 – and a snuffmaker on the corner of Liverpool Street to the right. Engraved by John Arthur Quartley (1818?-1895) from a study by A. B. Temple, based on an earlier view by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd (actually published in 1829 rather than 1810). Originally produced for the part-work “Old and New London” (London : 1873-1878). The second state of this engraving, with Temple’s surname deleted from the block, leaving just his initials.
Wood engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 105 x 144mm (approx. 4-1/8” x 5-5/8”). Text on verso. In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. HELEN’S CHURCH, BISHOPSGATE.

THEYS, Freddy, 1937- : ST. HELEN’S CHURCH, BISHOPSGATE.

[Antwerp : F. Theys, 1991]. A fine modern print of the church. Limited to seventy numbered copies only, each numbered and signed by the artist, Freddy Theys.
Etching and line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 255 x 170 (approx. 10” x 6-1/2”). In fine and clean state.

£50

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ANTIQUE PRINT: GRESHAM COLLEGE.

WALE, Samuel, 1721-1786 : GRESHAM COLLEGE.

[London : R. & J. Dodsley, 1761]. An elegant eighteenth-century print of the original Gresham College (originally Gresham’s house) between Broad Street and Bishopsgate. A view of the courtyard and cloister, engraved by Taylor from an original study by the painter and illustrator Samuel Wale (1721-1786), first Professor of Perspective at the Royal Academy. Originally produced for Robert Dodsley’s part-work compilation, “London and its Environs Described” (London : 1761). This would appear to be the earliest print of the College.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 90 x 142mm (approx. 3-1/2” x 5-5/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 41/039.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: CROSBY HALL, LONDON.

WHICHELO, John (Charles John Mayle), 1784-1865 : CROSBY HALL, LONDON.

London : Vernor & Hood; J. Storer & J. Greig, 1805. A handsome antique print – an exterior view of the fifteenth-century hall, now removed to Chelsea – but here still on its original site and being used as the warehouse of the packing firm of Holmes, Hall & Sons. Engraved by James Sargant Storer (1771-1853) from a drawing by Whichelo. Originally produced for the part-work “Select Views of London and its Environs : containing a Collection of Highly Finished Engravings" (London : 1804-1805).
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 204 x 131mm (approx. 8” x 5-1/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 90/021.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ANTIENT NORTH EAST VIEW OF BISHOPSGATE STREET.

WILKINSON, Robert, 1752?-1825 – publisher : ANTIENT NORTH EAST VIEW OF BISHOPSGATE STREET.

London : Robert Wilkinson, 1814. A handsome antique print "exhibiting the North Side of the Church of St. Martin Outwich [on the corner of Threadneedle Street]; the Pump, formerly in the Middle of the Street; but now placed at the East End of the Church; with other Buildings, towards Cornhill". Originally produced for Wilkinson’s ambitious part-work “Londina Illustrata, Graphic and Historic Memorials” (London : 1808-1825).
Copper line engraving and etching on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 188 x 267mm (approx. 7-3/8” x 10-1/2”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 131/007.

£125

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