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ANTIQUE PRINT: NATIONAL FORTIFICATIONS – PORTLAND HARBOUR AND BREAKWATER – DORSET.

DUNCAN, Edward, 1803-1882 : NATIONAL FORTIFICATIONS – PORTLAND HARBOUR AND BREAKWATER – DORSET.

London : J. Robins, 1863. A fine antique print – a prospect of the harbour at Portland – shipping under sail on calm seas. Engraved by Thomas Abiel Prior (1809-1866) from an original study by Edward Duncan. Originally produced as the Stationers’ Company Almanack for 1863 – and so titled above the image.
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 227 x 402mm (approx. 9” x 15-3/4”). Very faint old vertical crease, a few tiny marks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£200

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ANTIQUE PRINT: DORCHESTER.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : DORCHESTER.

[London : Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., 1883]. A pleasant antique print – a prospect of Dorchester from the river nearby. Signed A.B. in the block. Originally produced for the partwork publication “Our Own Country” (London : 1879-1883).
Wood engraving on paper. Engraved surface 144 x 203mm (approx. 5-5/8” x 8”). A couple of tiny specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: CHRIST-CHURCH ABBEY, HAMPSHIRE.

GIRTIN, Thomas, 1775-1802 : CHRIST-CHURCH ABBEY, HAMPSHIRE.

London : J. Walker, 1800. A handsome antique print – a view of Christchurch Priory from below. Engraved by John Walker (fl.1784-1802) from an original drawing by Thomas Girtin. Originally produced for Walker’s “The Copper-Plate Magazine, or Monthly Cabinet of Picturesque Prints” (London : 1792-1802).
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 125 x 166mm (approx. 4-7/8” x 6-1/2”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE DOWN HOUSE.

[LYDON, Frank (Alexander Francis), 1836-1917] : THE DOWN HOUSE.

[London : W. Mackenzie, 1880]. A handsome antique print – the Down House at Blandford St. Mary before its demolition in the mid twentieth century. A technically highly accomplished production, colour printed in eight or more overlays from separate wooden blocks by Benjamin Fawcett (1808-1893) from original draughts (drawn on the wood) by Frank Lydon. Originally produced for the Francis Orpen Morris part-work “County Seats of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland” (1864-1880).
Multiple wood block engraving in colours (chromoxylograph). Engraved surface 143 x 194mm (approx. 5-5/8” x 7-5/8”). A few tiny specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: MELBURY HOUSE.

[LYDON, Frank (Alexander Francis), 1836-1917] : MELBURY HOUSE.

[London : W. Mackenzie, 1880]. A handsome antique print – Melbury House at Melbury Sampford, with its distinctive hexagonal tower – a view from the lawns. A technically highly accomplished production, colour printed in eight or more overlays from separate wooden blocks by Benjamin Fawcett (1808-1893) from original draughts (drawn on the wood) by Frank Lydon. Originally produced for the Francis Orpen Morris part-work “County Seats of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland” (1864-1880).
Multiple wood block engraving in colours (chromoxylograph). Engraved surface 130 x 188mm (approx. 5-1/8” x 7-3/8”). A few faint specks to margins, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: MILTON ABBEY.

[LYDON, Frank (Alexander Francis), 1836-1917] : MILTON ABBEY.

[London : W. Mackenzie, 1880]. A handsome antique print – Milton Abbey at Milton Abbas, near Blandford Forum – a prospect from the grounds of what was then the home of Baron Hambro. A technically highly accomplished production, colour printed in eight or more overlays from separate wooden blocks by Benjamin Fawcett (1808-1893) from original draughts (drawn on the wood) by Frank Lydon. Originally produced for the Francis Orpen Morris part-work “County Seats of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland” (1864-1880).
Multiple wood block engraving in colours (chromoxylograph). Engraved surface 130 x 189mm (approx. 5-1/8” x 7-3/8”). A few faint specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: [FORDE ABBEY] FORD ABBEY. DEVONSHIRE.

NASH, Frederick, 1782-1856 : [FORDE ABBEY] FORD ABBEY. DEVONSHIRE.

London : Vernor & Hood, 1803. A stylish antique print – a view of the splendid Forde Abbey from the water – in the foregound a man fishes, while his companion reads a book. Engraved by James Sargant Storer (1771-1853) from an original drawing by Frederick Nash. Originally produced for the part-work “Beauties of England and Wales” (London : 1801-1816).
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 109 x 150mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 5-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: BRYANSTON HOUSE, DORSETSHIRE.

[NEALE, John Preston, 1780-1847] : BRYANSTON HOUSE, DORSETSHIRE.

[London : Jones & Co., 1831]. A pleasant antique print – the eighteenth-century Bryanston House at Balndford Forum – home of the Portman family – a view across the estate to the house. Engraved by William Watkins (fl.1828-1881) from an original study by John Preston Neale. Originally produced for the partwork series “Views of the Seats, Mansions, Castles, etc. of Noblemen and Gentlemen” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 99 x 128mm (approx. 3-7/8” x 5-1/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ENCOMBE HOUSE, DORSETSHIRE.

NEALE, John Preston, 1780-1847 : ENCOMBE HOUSE, DORSETSHIRE.

London : Jones & Co., 1830. A pleasant antique print – Encombe House in its hidden valley – a view from the hill above. Engraved by James Baylis Allen (1803-1876) from an original study by John Preston Neale. Originally produced for the partwork series “Views of the Seats, Mansions, Castles, etc. of Noblemen and Gentlemen” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 93 x 122mm (approx. 3-3/4” x 4-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: KINGSTON HALL, DORSETSHIRE.

NEALE, John Preston, 1780-1847 : KINGSTON HALL, DORSETSHIRE.

London : Jones & Co., [1831]. A pleasant antique print – the house at Wimborne Minster now known as Kingston Lacy – home of the Bankes family – a view across the gardens to the house. Engraved by William Watkins (fl.1828-1881) from an original study by John Preston Neale. Originally produced for the partwork series “Views of the Seats, Mansions, Castles, etc. of Noblemen and Gentlemen” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 98 x 128mm (approx. 3-7/8” x 5-1/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: MELBURY, DORSETSHIRE.

NEALE, John Preston, 1780-1847 : MELBURY, DORSETSHIRE.

London : Jones & Co., [1831]. A charming antique print – Melbury House at Melbury Sampford, with its distinctive hexagonal tower – a view from the water. Engraved by William Watkins (fl.1828-1881) from an original study by John Preston Neale. Originally produced for the partwork series “Views of the Seats, Mansions, Castles, etc. of Noblemen and Gentlemen” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 97 x 125mm (approx. 3-7/8” x 5”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: MILTON ABBAS, DORSETSHIRE.

[NEALE, John Preston, 1780-1847] : MILTON ABBAS, DORSETSHIRE.

[London : Jones & Co., 1830]. A pleasant antique print – the handsome eighteenth-century mansion – then the seat of Lady Caroline Damer. Engraved by William Radclyffe (1783-1855) from an original study by John Preston Neale. Originally produced for the partwork series “Views of the Seats, Mansions, Castles, etc. of Noblemen and Gentlemen” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 98 x 132mm (approx. 3-7/8” x 5-1/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: SHERBORNE CASTLE, DORSETSHIRE.

NEALE, John Preston, 1780-1847 : SHERBORNE CASTLE, DORSETSHIRE.

London : Jones & Co., 1830. A charming antique print – a view of Sherborne Castle from the deer-park. Engraved by William Radclyffe (1783-1855) from an original study by John Preston Neale. Originally produced for the partwork series “Views of the Seats, Mansions, Castles, etc. of Noblemen and Gentlemen” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 98 x 127mm (approx. 3-7/8” x 5”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: LULWORTH-CASTLE, DORSETSHIRE.

NIXON, John Colley, -1818 : LULWORTH-CASTLE, DORSETSHIRE.

London : J. Walker, 1800. A handsome antique print – Lulworth castle – a view from the grounds, with elegantly attired visitors out walking. Engraved by John Walker (fl.1784-1802) from an original drawing by the City merchant, amateur artist and secretary of the Beefsteak Club, John Colley Nixon. Originally produced for Walker’s “The Copper-Plate Magazine, or Monthly Cabinet of Picturesque Prints” (London : 1792-1802).
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 124 x 166mm (approx. 4-7/8” x 6-1/2”). A few faint marks to outer blank margins, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: NORTH TRANSEPT OF THE PRIORY CHURCH, CHRIST-CHURCH. HAMPSHIRE.

RAWLE, Samuel, 1771-1860 : NORTH TRANSEPT OF THE PRIORY CHURCH, CHRIST-CHURCH. HAMPSHIRE.

London : Longman & Co., 1811. A handsome antique print – the exterior of Christchurch Priory – a man digs in the grounds. Engraved by Samuel Rawle from his own original original study. Originally produced for the serially published “Architectural Antiquities of Great Britain” (1806-1826).
Etching and line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 230 x 153mm (approx. 9” x 6”). Faint creasing to outer blank margins, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£50

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ANTIQUE PRINT: WORTHBARROW [WORBARROW] BAY. DORSETSHIRE.

STANFIELD, Clarkson, 1793-1867 : WORTHBARROW [WORBARROW] BAY. DORSETSHIRE.

[London : Smith, Elder & Co., 1836]. An atmospheric antique print – stormy seas off the Dorset coast. Engraved by J. W. Appleton from an original study by the fine marine painter Clarkson Stanfield R.A. Originally produced for “Stanfield’s Coast Scenery. A Series of Views in the British Channel” (London : 1836).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 110 x 141mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 5-1/2”). A few tiny specks to blank margins, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: WEYMOUTH.

WARREN, Henry, 1794-1879 : WEYMOUTH.

London : George Virtue, [1842]. A very handsome antique print – the church, the bridge, ships on the water, houses and hay-boats. Originally produced for the much admired part-work series “Ports, Harbours, Watering Places and Coast Scenery of Great Britain” (London : 1836-1842). Engraved by Edward Francis Finden (1791-1857) from an original study by Henry Warren.
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 136 x 177mm (approx. 5-3/8” x 7”). Two tiny marks, but in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: CHRISTCHURCH, HAMPSHIRE.

WESTALL, William, 1781-1850 : CHRISTCHURCH, HAMPSHIRE.

[London : Charles Tilt, 1830]. A pleasant antique print – a view of the town from the water, the ferry, etc. Engraved by Edward Francis Finden (1791-1857) from an original drawing by William Westall A.R.A. Originally produced for the part-work series “Great Britain Illustrated” (1828-1830).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 103 x 145mm (approx. 4” x 5-3/4”). A couple of tiny specks; faint crease to lower margin, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£40

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