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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST GEORGE’S CHURCH. S.W. SOUTHWARK.

BURTON, Charles : ST GEORGE’S CHURCH. S.W. SOUTHWARK.

[London : Privately published, 1824]. A scarce and handsome antique print of the foot of Borough High Street – the scene dominated by the church of St. George the Martyr, but with good detail of the bedding warehouse of Simms & Co. at No. 1 Newington Causeway (or Blackman Street as it then was). Below the image is a simple ground plan of the church. Lithographed from a study by Charles Burton and originally produced for Charles Thomas Cracklow’s “Lithographic Views of all the Churches and Chapels of Ease in the County of Surrey” (1823-1824). Printed by Peter Simonau of Essex Street, off the Strand.
Lithograph on paper. Principal image area 179 x 187mm (approx. 7” x 7-3/8”). Paper a little browned with age; a few small marks, but otherwise in very good state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£75

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ANTIQUE PRINT: OLD INNS IN SOUTHWARK.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : OLD INNS IN SOUTHWARK.

[London : 1878 (or later)]. A charming antique print – a composite view with a medley of individual studies of the galleried courtyards of the old Southwark coaching inns – the Dog and Bear, the King’s Head, the Catherine Wheel, the Queen’s Head and the George. Originally produced for the part-work “Old and New London” (London : 1873-1878).
Wood engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 210 x 145mm (approx. 8-1/4” x 5-3/4”). Text on verso. In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: SOUTHWARK. TOWARDS ST. MARGARET’S HILL.

GYFFORD, Edward, 1772-1834 : SOUTHWARK. TOWARDS ST. MARGARET’S HILL.

London : J. Stratford, 1807. A handsome antique print of the view north along Borough High Street – with the church of St. George the Martyr in the foreground, the Town Hall and the Cathedral beyond. Engraved by Thomas Lord Busby (1782?-1838) from an original drawing by Edward Gyfford. Originally produced for James Stratford’s part-work series “London; being an Accurate History and Description of the British Metropolis and its Neighbourhood ... by David Hughson” (1805-1810). “Hughson” was in fact the pseudonym of David Pugh.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 174 x 95mm (approx. 6-7/8” x 3-3/4”). A few tiny specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 93/055.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE BRIDGE-FOOT, SOUTHWARK, IN 1810.

PRIOR, William Henry, 1812-1882 : THE BRIDGE-FOOT, SOUTHWARK, IN 1810.

[London : 1878 (or later)]. An attractive antique print of the southern approach to London Bridge, the old houses of Southwark on either side of the street – a wagon heading to the bridge. From a study (based on an earlier source) by William Henry Prior. Originally produced for the part-work “Old and New London” (London : 1873-1878).
Wood engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 208 x 144mm (approx. 8-3/8” x 5-7/8”). Text on verso. In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE MARSHALSEA PRISON, IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY.

PRIOR, William Henry, 1812-1882 : THE MARSHALSEA PRISON, IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY.

[London : 1878 (or later)]. An interesting antique print – the courtyard of the notorious old prison in Southwark – "gone now and the world is none the worse without it" (Dickens). Engraved from a study (based on earlier sources) by William Henry Prior. Originally produced for the part-work “Old and New London” (London : 1873-1878).
Wood engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 144 x 142mm (approx. 5-5/8” 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: THE OLD “TABARD” INN. (FROM A SKETCH TAKEN SHORTLY BEFORE ITS DEMOLITION.)

PRIOR, William Henry, 1812-1882 : THE OLD “TABARD” INN. (FROM A SKETCH TAKEN SHORTLY BEFORE ITS DEMOLITION.)

[London : 1878 (or later)]. An interesting and attractive antique print – the old Tabard or Talbot Inn on Borough High Street. Engraved by Walter Whitehead, of “Whitehead, Morris & Lowe” of Fenchurch Street, from a study by William Henry Prior. Originally produced for the part-work “Old and New London” (1873-1878).
Wood engraving on paper. 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 OLD “TABARD” INN, IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY.

PRIOR, William Henry, 1812-1882 : THE OLD “TABARD” INN, IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY.

[London : 1878 (or later)]. An interesting and attractive antique print – the old Tabard Inn on Borough High Street, famous as the meeting-place of Chaucer’s pilgrims. Engraved from a study (based on earlier sources) by William Henry Prior. Originally produced for the part-work “Old and New London” (1873-1878).
Wood engraving on paper. Engraved surface 107 x 144mm (approx 4-1/4” 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 OLD

PRIOR, William Henry, 1812-1882 : THE OLD "WHITE HART" INN.

[London : 1878 (or later)]. An attractive and interesting antique print – the courtyard of the old coaching inn on Borough High Street – the site of the rebel Jack Cade’s headquarters, mentioned by Shakespeare, and the very yard in which Mr. Pickwick first encountered Sam Weller. Engraved from an original study by William Henry Prior and originally produced for the part-work “Old and New London” (London : 1873-1878).
Wood engraving on paper. Engraved surface 137 x 138mm (approx. 5-3/8” x 5-3/8”). Text on verso. In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: KING’S BENCH PRISON. PRINCIPAL ENTRANCE.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : KING’S BENCH PRISON. PRINCIPAL ENTRANCE.

[London : Jones & Co., 1832]. An antique print – a coach and pair arrives by the eighteenth-century entrance and the forbidding wall of the Southwark Prison – “the most desirable place of incarceration in London” – which used to stand just south of Suffolk Street between Borough High Street and Southwark Bridge Road. Engraved by Thomas Garner (1789-1868) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, the master recorder of nineteenth-century London. From Shepherd’s series “London and its Environs in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 118 x 154mm (approx. 4-5/8” x 6-1/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/147.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: TALBOT INN, BOROUGH.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : TALBOT INN, BOROUGH.

London : Jones & Co., 1831. An antique print – an attractive view of galleried inn yard of the Talbot Inn on Borough High Street – with the Canterbury and Dover wagon being loaded. The Talbot (on the site of the old Tabard Inn, famous as the meeting place of Chaucer’s pilgrims) used to stand next to Guy’s Hospital – the name being commemorated by Talbot Yard. Engraved by James Tingle (1801-1858) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. From Shepherd’s series “London and its Environs in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 110 x 151mm (approx 4-3/8” x 6”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/164.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: TOWN HALL, BOROUGH HIGH STREET.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : TOWN HALL, BOROUGH HIGH STREET.

London : Jones & Co., 1830. An antique print – a very attractive view of the old Town Hall on its island site, flanked by the Surrey & Southwark Fire Office, the street busy with pedestrian traffic. 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 108 x 146mm (approx 4-1/4” x 5-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/035.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: TOWN HALL, BOROUGH HIGH STREET.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : TOWN HALL, BOROUGH HIGH STREET.

London : Jones & Co., 1830. An antique print – a very attractive view of the old Town Hall on its island site, flanked by the Surrey & Southwark Fire Office, the street busy with pedestrian traffic. 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 19th 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 108 x 146mm (approx 4-1/4” x 5-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/035.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: SOUTHWARK AND LONDON BRIDGE AS THEY APPEARED ABOUT 1546. FROM A DRAWING BY ANTY. VAN DEN WYNGRERDE, SUTHERLAND COLLECTION, BODLEIAN LIBRARY, OXFORD.

WHITTOCK, Nathaniel, 1791-1860 : SOUTHWARK AND LONDON BRIDGE AS THEY APPEARED ABOUT 1546. FROM A DRAWING BY ANTY. VAN DEN WYNGRERDE, SUTHERLAND COLLECTION, BODLEIAN LIBRARY, OXFORD.

London : Virtue & Co., [1881]. A very handsome prospect of Southwark and London Bridge as they stood in the mid sixteenth century. Below the image is a keyed reference to twenty of the principal buildings and features – Baynard Castle, the Steelyard, St. Thomas’s Hospital, etc. Drawn and etched by Nathaniel Whittock from a contemporary drawing by the peripatetic Flemish artist Anton van den Wyngaerde. Originally produced for the part-work “History of Surrey” (London : 1840-1848) – and here in the later reissue published 1878 and 1881.
Etching and engraving on paper. Engraved surface 194 x 331mm (approx. 7-5/8” x 13”). Original vertical fold, a few tiny marks and specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£200

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ANTIQUE PRINT: TRINITY CHURCH, SOUTHWARK.

WHITTOCK, Nathaniel, 1791-1860 : TRINITY CHURCH, SOUTHWARK.

London : I. T. Hinton, 1830. A handsome antique print – the church of Holy Trinity in Trinity Church Square, built by Francis Bedford in the 1820s and now used as the Henry Wood Hall – an exterior view of the columned facade, a boy with a hoop in the foreground. Engraved by Richard Winkles (fl.1829-1831) from an original study by Nathaniel Whittock. Originally produced for the partwork series “Picturesque Beauties of the Counties of Surrey & Sussex” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 116 x 159mm (approx. 4-5/8” x 6-1/4”). A few tiny spots, onr tiny scuff, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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