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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE PARISH CHURCH OF ALHALLOWS THE GREAT IN THAMES STREET.

[COLE, Benjamin, 1697?-1783] : THE PARISH CHURCH OF ALHALLOWS THE GREAT IN THAMES STREET.

[London : for J. Wilkie; T. Lowndes & others, 1772]. A handsome antique print – an austere elevation of the Wren church of All Hallows the Great. Originally engraved by Benjamin Cole for the part-work edition of William Maitland’s “History of London” (1753-1756), but here in a slightly later printing from 1772.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 209 x 242mm (approx. 8-1/4” x 9-1/2”). Trimmed tight to neatlines, but in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 38/047A.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ALL HALLOWS THE GREAT. UNITED WITH ALL HALLOWS THE LESS.

CONEY, John, 1786-1833 : ALL HALLOWS THE GREAT. UNITED WITH ALL HALLOWS THE LESS.

London : J. Booth, 1812. A handsome antique print – the exterior of the Wren church of All Hallows the Great on Upper Thames Street, demolished in the late nineteenth century. Engraved by Joseph Skelton (1783-1871) from an original study (now in the British Museum) by John Coney. 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 268 x 163mm (approx. 10-1/2” x 6-1/2”). A few tiny marks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 129/007.

£75

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ANTIQUE PRINT: CANNON STREET STATION – NIGHT.

LUKER, William, 1862-1934 : CANNON STREET STATION – NIGHT.

[London : Leadenhall Press, 1891]. An atmospheric antique print of the busy Victorian platforms and waiting steam trains. 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 158 x 219mm (approx. 6-1/4” x 8-5/8”). Faint and small mark to blank margin, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ALLHALLOWS CH. UPPER THAMES STREET.

[PAYNE, Albert Henry, 1812-1902] : ALLHALLOWS CH. UPPER THAMES STREET.

[London : J. Tallis & Co., 1852]. A small antique print of the elegant Wren exterior. 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” (1846-1847), and here in a slightly later impression dating from 1852.
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 64 x 85mm (approx. 2-1/2” x 3-3/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 207/090B.

£20

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ANTIQUE PRINT: SKINNERS’ HALL, DOWGATE HILL.

[PAYNE, Albert Henry, 1812-1902] : SKINNERS’ HALL, DOWGATE HILL.

[London : John Tallis & Co., 1852]. A small antique print of the elegant exterior. An engraving from the workshop of A. H. Payne, originally produced for his “Illustrated London, or a Series of Views in the British Metropolis and its Vicinity” (London : 1846-1847), and here in a slightly later impression dating from 1852.
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 68 x 86mm (approx. 2-5/8” x 3-3/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 207/103B.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE STEEL YARD AND NEIGHBOURHOOD IN 1540. (FROM VAN WYNGARD’S PLAN, TAKEN FOR PHILIP II. OF SPAIN).

PRIOR, William Henry, 1812-1882 : THE STEEL YARD AND NEIGHBOURHOOD IN 1540. (FROM VAN WYNGARD’S PLAN, TAKEN FOR PHILIP II. OF SPAIN).

[London : 1878 (or later)]. A Victorian representation of the mid sixteenth-century Steelyard – the cluster of buildings and the quay from the river – the London headquarters of the powerful Hanseatic League that formerly stood on the site of Cannon Street Station. From a study (based on Anthony van den Wyngaerde’s sixteenth-century drawing) by William Henry Prior. Originally produced for the part-work “Old and New London” (1873-1878).
Wood engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 146 x 222mm (approx. 5-3/4” x 8-3/4”). Text on verso. In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ALLHALLOWS CHURCH, UPPER THAMES STREET.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : ALLHALLOWS CHURCH, UPPER THAMES STREET.

[London : Jones & Co., 1832]. An attractive antique print – a delightful view of the Wren church of All Hallows the Great, which formerly occupied part of the Mondial House site. A wagon waits outside the brewery of Felix Calvert & Co. next door to the church. Engraved by John James Hinchliff (1805-1875) from a pencil drawing (now in the Guildhall Library) by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, the master recorder of nineteenth-century London. From Shepherd’s part-work series “London and its Environs in the Nineteenth Century” (1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 110 x 152mm (approx. 4-3/8” x 6”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/179.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: [DYERS’ HALL] DYER’S HALL, COLLEGE STREET.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : [DYERS’ HALL] DYER’S HALL, COLLEGE STREET.

[London : Jones & Co., 1830]. A pleasant antique print of the facade of the old Dyers’ Hall off Dowgate Hill – condemned as unsafe in 1838 and replaced on the same site by the present Hall. The church of St. Michael Paternoster Royal can be seen beyond the Hall. Engraved by John Greig (fl.1800-1843) 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” (London : 1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 116 x 149mm (approx. 4-5/8” x 5-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/083.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: [INNHOLDERS’ HALL] INNHOLDER’S HALL, COLLEGE STREET.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : [INNHOLDERS’ HALL] INNHOLDER’S HALL, COLLEGE STREET.

[London : Jones & Co., 1830]. A pleasant antique print of the ornate entrance to the hall just off Dowgate Hill. Engraved by John Greig (fl.1800-1843) 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” (London : 1829-1832). This would appear to be the earliest print of the hall.
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 115 x 67mm (approx. 4-1/2” x 2-5/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/081.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: MERCHANT TAILORS’ SCHOOL.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : MERCHANT TAILORS’ SCHOOL.

London : Jones & Co., [1831]. A pleasant antique print of the original Merchant Taylors’ School in Suffolk Lane near Cannon Street Station. Drawn and engraved 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 107 x 68mm (approx 4-1/4”x 2-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/175.

£20

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ANTIQUE PRINT: SKINNERS’ HALL, DOWGATE HILL.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : SKINNERS’ HALL, DOWGATE HILL.

London : Jones & Co., 1830. A fine antique print of the handsome facade of the Hall, with the ionic pilasters and entablature designed by Jupp in 1778. Engraved by Major Samuel Barenger (1776-1837) 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 120 x 152mm (approx. 4-3/4” x 6”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/047.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: HALL OF THE SKINNERS’ COMPANY.

WATKINS, Frank, 1834-1897 : HALL OF THE SKINNERS’ COMPANY.

[London : 1878 (or later)]. A pleasant antique print of the exterior of Skinners’ Hall in the City of London. Engraved from an original study by the London artist Frank Watkins. Originally produced for the part-work “Old and New London” (London : 1873-1878).
Wood engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 144 x 144mm (approx. 5-5/8” x 5-5/8”). Text on verso. In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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