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ANTIQUE PRINT: QUEEN VICTORIA STREET.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : QUEEN VICTORIA STREET.

London : Cassell & Co., [1878]. A pleasant antique print – the bustling nineteenth-century City of London – the junction of Queen Victoria Street and Cannon Street – the Mansion House station to the left, St. Paul’s looming beyond. Originally produced as a supplementary presentation plate to the part-work “Old and New London” (London : 1873-1878).
Line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 147 x 205mm (approx. 5-3/4” x 8-1/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE MANSION HOUSE RAILWAY STATION.

LUKER, William, 1862-1934 : THE MANSION HOUSE RAILWAY STATION.

[London : Leadenhall Press, 1891]. A Victorian print of a steam-driven underground train approaching a busy platform. From an original design by the painter and illustrator William Luker and 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 96 x 146mm (approx. 3-3/4” x 5-3/4”). Text on verso. In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE MANSION HOUSE STATION, DISTRICT RAILWAY, QUEEN VICTORIA STREET.

LUKER, William, 1862-1934 : THE MANSION HOUSE STATION, DISTRICT RAILWAY, QUEEN VICTORIA STREET.

[London : Leadenhall Press, 1891]. A Victorian print of Queen Victoria Street, Mansion House Station, etc., with horse-drawn traffic, top-hatted pedestrians, etc. From an original design by the painter and illustrator William Luker and 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 151 x 222mm (approx. 6-1/8” x 8-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. MARY LE BOW, CHEAPSIDE.

MACKENZIE, Frederick, 1787-1854 : ST. MARY LE BOW, CHEAPSIDE.

London : C. Tilt, 1838. A charming antique print – a bustling Cheapside, the pavements busy, an omnibus passing by – and St. Marly le Bow. Engraved by William Deeble (1791-1861) from an original study by the architectural painter and draughtsman Frederick Mackenzie. Originally produced for George Godwin’s serially published “The Churches of London” (London : 1837-1839).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 169 x 95mm (approx. 6-5/8” x 3-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 189/069.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: BOW CHURCH.

NICHOLLS, Sutton, 1668-1729 : BOW CHURCH.

[London : for W. Innys & J. Richardson, J. & P. Knapton & others], 1754. A fine large antique print of Wren’s Bow Church (St Mary-le-Bow) and the surrounding buildings on Cheapside by Sutton Nicholls. Originally engraved for the printseller John Bowles in the 1720s and 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).
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 455 x 338mm (approx. 18" x 13-1/4”). Two slight horizontal creases, a few very faint marks, but in very good state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 37/048.

£250

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. ANTHOLINS WATLING ST.

PEARSON, William : ST. ANTHOLINS WATLING ST.

London : H. Setchel & Son, 1810. A handsome antique print – the exterior of the old Wren church in the heart of the City – pulled down in 1875. Engraved by W. Preston from an original drawing (now in the British Museum) by William Pearson (fl.1798-1813). 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, relating to the dedication to St. Anthony of Vienna, etc.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 280 x 161mm (approx. 11” x 6-3/8”). A couple of tiny marks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 129/018.

£75

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. MARY ALDERMARY. UNITED WITH ST. THOMAS APOSTLE.

SHEPHERD, George Sidney, 1784-1862 : ST. MARY ALDERMARY. UNITED WITH ST. THOMAS APOSTLE.

London : J. Booth, 1812. A handsome antique print – a view of the Wren church situated between Queen Victoria Street, Watling Street and Bow Lane. Engraved by William Wise (fl.1790-1818) from an original drawing by George Sidney Shepherd. 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 283 x 155mm (approx. 11-1/8” x 6-1/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 129/075.

£75

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ANTIQUE PRINT: BOW CHURCH, CHEAPSIDE.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : BOW CHURCH, CHEAPSIDE.

[London : Jones & Co., 1831]. A small and pleasant antique print – an attractive view of Cheapside and the Wren church from the west. Engraved by W. S. Wilkinson (fl.1830-1844) from an original study (now in the Museum of London) by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, the master recorder of nineteenth-century London. From Shepherd’s partwork series “London and its Environs in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 117 x 69mm (approx. 4-5/8” x 2-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/138.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: CORDWAINER’S HALL, DISTAFF LANE.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : CORDWAINER’S HALL, DISTAFF LANE.

London : Jones & Co., 1830. A charming antique print of Distaff Lane and the elegant eighteenth-century Hall destroyed in 1941. Engraved by John Greig (fl.1800-1843) from a 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” (London : 1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 108 x 150mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 6”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/077.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. ANTHOLIN, FROM WATLING STREET.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : ST. ANTHOLIN, FROM WATLING STREET.

[London : Jones & Co., 1830]. A charming antique print – a lively street scene looking eastwards along Watling Street towards the old Wren church and Budge Row, with a heavily laden wagon, pedestrians, etc. The church was pulled down in 1875, although part of the spire survives in the garden of Forest Hill Social Club. Engraved by Archelaus Cruse (1806-1861) from an original sketch (now in the Museum of London) 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. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 111 x 68mm (approx. 4-3/8” x 2-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/079.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. MARY, ALDERMARY.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : ST. MARY, ALDERMARY.

[London : Jones & Co., 1830]. An antique print – an attractive view of the Wren church situated between Queen Victoria Street, Watling Street and Bow Lane. Engraved by William Watkins (fl.1828-1848) from a pencil and sepia sketch (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” (London : 1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 108 x 68mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 2-3/4”). A few very faint marks to outer blank margins, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/062.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: BOW CHURCH.

TOMS, William Henry : BOW CHURCH.

[London : by Samuel Richardson, 1739]. A handsome antique print of Wren’s Bow Church (St. Mary-le-Bow) on Cheapside in the City of London. Originally engraved, in his usual formal style, by William Henry Toms (fl.1723-1758) for William Maitland’s “The History of London, from its Foundation” (1739).
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 340 x 200mm (approx. 13-3/8” x 7-7/8”). A few faint marks and minor creases; slight nick at head, not affecting image, but overall a very good, sharp and early impression. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 33/010.

£125

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