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ANTIQUE PRINTS OF EDINBURGH : THE NEW TOWN

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ANTIQUE PRINT: AINSLIE PLACE, EDINBURGH.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : AINSLIE PLACE, EDINBURGH.

[London : Jones & Co., 1830]. A charming antique print – the recently built Ainslie Place. Engraved by the Edinburgh engraver JamesJohnstone from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for the part-work “Modern Athens! Displayed in a Series of Views : or, Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 108 x 152mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 6”). A few tiny specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ASSEMBLY ROOMS, GEORGE STREET. EDINBURGH.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : ASSEMBLY ROOMS, GEORGE STREET. EDINBURGH.

London : Jones & Co., 1829. An attractive antique print of George Street and the Assembly Rooms – a coach and pair trots by – fashionably attired conversations on the pavement. Engraved by Alexander McClatchie (1804?-1888) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for the part-work “Modern Athens! Displayed in a Series of Views: or, Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 106 x 150mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 5-7/8”). A few very small and faint marks in lower margin, but in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ASSEMBLY ROOMS, GEORGE STREET. EDINBURGH.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : ASSEMBLY ROOMS, GEORGE STREET. EDINBURGH.

London : Jones & Co., 1829. An attractive antique print of George Street and the Assembly Rooms – a coach and pair trots by – fashionably attired conversations on the pavement. Engraved by Alexander McClatchie (1804?-1888) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for the part-work “Modern Athens! Displayed in a Series of Views: or, Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 106 x 150mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 5-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: CATHOLIC CHAPEL, FROM PICARDY PLACE. EDINBURGH.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : CATHOLIC CHAPEL, FROM PICARDY PLACE. EDINBURGH.

London : Jones & Co., 1829. A highly attractive antique print of what is now St. Mary’s Cathedral in York Place – designed by James Gillespie Graham (1776-1855) and opened in 1814. Nearby, barrels of liquor are rolled to the spirit dealer and a wagon heads home to Musselburgh. Engraved by Henry Winsor Bond (1804-1881) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for the part-work “Modern Athens! Displayed in a Series of Views : or, Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 113 x 154mm (approx. 4-1/2” x 6”). A few tiny marks and specks to outer blank margins, but overall in good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: CHAPEL OF EASE, ST. CUTHBERTS, EDINBURGH.

[SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864] : CHAPEL OF EASE, ST. CUTHBERTS, EDINBURGH.

[London : Jones & Co., 1830]. A pleasant small antique print – the church of St. Bernard on what is now Saxe Coburg Street at Stockbridge. Engraved by WilliamWatkins (fl.1828-1881) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for the part-work “Modern Athens! Displayed in a Series of Views: or, Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 109 x 69mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 2-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£20

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ANTIQUE PRINT: EAST SIDE OF ST. ANDREW’S SQUARE, EDINBURGH.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : EAST SIDE OF ST. ANDREW’S SQUARE, EDINBURGH.

[London : Jones & Co., 1830]. A pleasant antique print – St. Andrew’s Square in 1830. The premises of the map and atlas publisher John Lothian (1802-1846) are shown with some prominence to the right – Lothian was the Edinburgh agent for the publication. Engraved by James Johnstone of Edinburgh from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for the part-work “Modern Athens! Displayed in a Series of Views: or, Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 111 x 157mm (approx. 4-3/8” x 6”). A few tiny specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: EXCISE OFFICE, DRUMMOND PLACE, EDINBURGH.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : EXCISE OFFICE, DRUMMOND PLACE, EDINBURGH.

London : Jones & Co., 1829. A charming antique print – Drummond Place, with a fashionable carriage in the foreground. Engraved by Robert Acon (1792-1880) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for the part-work “Modern Athens! Displayed in a Series of Views: or, Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 109 x 153mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 6”). A few faint and tiny marks to blank margins, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: GEORGE STREET, ST. ANDREW’S CHURCH, & LD. MELVILLE’S MONUMENT. EDINBURGH.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : GEORGE STREET, ST. ANDREW’S CHURCH, & LD. MELVILLE’S MONUMENT. EDINBURGH.

[London : Jones & Co., 1829]. An attractive antique print – George Street looking eastwards towards St. Andrew’s Square. Engraved by Thomas Barber (fl.1818-1840) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for the part-work “Modern Athens! Displayed in a Series of Views: or, Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 111 x 158mm (approx. 4-3/8” x 6-1/4”). A few faint and tiny marks and specks to outer blank margins, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: LORD MELVILLE’S MONUMENT, ST. ANDREW’S SQUARE, EDINBURGH.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : LORD MELVILLE’S MONUMENT, ST. ANDREW’S SQUARE, EDINBURGH.

[London : Jones & Co., 1830]. A charming small antique print – St. Andrew’s Square and the 150-foot high monument to Henry Dundas, First Viscount Melville (1742-1811), “the uncrowned king of Scotland”. Engraved by Thomas Barber (fl.1818-1840) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for the part-work “Modern Athens! Displayed in a Series of Views : or, Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 113 x 70mm (approx. 4-1/2” x 2-3/4”). A few tiny specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£20

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE NEW EDINBURGH ACADEMY.

[SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864] : THE NEW EDINBURGH ACADEMY.

[London : Jones & Co., 1830]. An attractive antique print of the Edinburgh Academy in Hamilton Place, founded in 1824 – boys with hoops in the foreground. Engraved by William Watkins (1807-1891) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for the part-work “Modern Athens! Displayed in a Series of Views : or, Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 102 x 148mm (approx. 4” x 5-7/8”). A few tiny specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE NEW JOHN WATSON’S HOSPITAL, EDINBURGH.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : THE NEW JOHN WATSON’S HOSPITAL, EDINBURGH.

London : Jones & Co., 1830. An elegant antique print of the facade of John Watson Hospital (later School), founded for destitute children and now the home of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Engraved by William Watkins (1807-1891) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for the part-work “Modern Athens! Displayed in a Series of Views: or, Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 103 x 148mm (approx. 4” x 5-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT : NEW POST OFFICE, WATERLOO PLACE, EDINBURGH.

[SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864] : NEW POST OFFICE, WATERLOO PLACE, EDINBURGH.

[London : Jones & Co., 1829]. A charming antique print – Waterloo Place and the imposing Post Office. Engraved by Robert Acon (1792-1880) from an original wash drawing (now in the British Museum) by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for the part-work “Modern Athens! Displayed in a Series of Views: or, Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on india paper. Engraved surface 106 x 155mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 6-1/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: NORTH WEST ANGLE OF MORAY PLACE. EDINBURGH.

[SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864] : NORTH WEST ANGLE OF MORAY PLACE. EDINBURGH.

[London : Jones & Co., 1829]. An antique print – the elegant curve of Moray Place – roadsweepers and gardeners at work near the gardens. Engraved by Henry Winsor Bond (1804-1881) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for the part-work “Modern Athens! Displayed in a Series of Views : or, Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 108 x 153mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 6”). A few faint and tiny marks and specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: PART OF ROYAL CIRCUS, EDINBURGH.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : PART OF ROYAL CIRCUS, EDINBURGH.

[London : Jones & Co., 1830]. A charming antique print – Royal Circus and fashionable Edinburgh passes by. Engraved by Henry Winsor Bond (1804-1881) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for the part-work “Modern Athens! Displayed in a Series of Views : or, Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 105 x 153mm (approx. 4-1/8” x 6”). A few faint and tiny marks and specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: [EDINBURGH] THE REGENT BRIDGE.

[SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864] : THE REGENT BRIDGE.

[London : Jones & Co., 1830]. An attractive small antique print of Regent Bridge from below in Calton Road. Engraved by Thomas Barber (fl.1818-1840) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for the part-work “Modern Athens! Displayed in a Series of Views: or, Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 105 x 66mm (approx. 4-1/8” x 2-5/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: PART OF THE NEW TOWN, FROM RAMSEY GARDENS, EDINBURGH.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : PART OF THE NEW TOWN, FROM RAMSEY GARDENS, EDINBURGH.

London : Jones & Co., 1830. An attractive antique print – a view from the Old Town across to the New. Engraved by John Rolph (1799-1862) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for the part-work “Modern Athens! Displayed in a Series of Views: or, Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 111 x 151mm (approx. 4-3/8” x 6”). A few tiny specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: PART OF THE NEW TOWN, FROM THE NORTH WEST, EDINBURGH.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : PART OF THE NEW TOWN, FROM THE NORTH WEST, EDINBURGH.

[London : Jones & Co., 1830]. An attractive antique print – a view from Stockbridge across the New Town towards Calton Hill, etc. Engraved by Thomas Barber (fl.1818-1840) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for the part-work “Modern Athens! Displayed in a Series of Views: or, Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 111 x 151mm (approx. 4-3/8” x 6”). A few tiny specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: PHYSICIANS’ HALL, GEORGE STREET, EDINBURGH.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : PHYSICIANS’ HALL, GEORGE STREET, EDINBURGH.

London : Jones & Co., 1829. An attractive antique print of George Street and the corinthian-columned old Physicians’ Hall – built in 1775 – later a bank and now The Dome. Engraved by Josiah Henshall (1801?-1869) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for the part-work “Modern Athens! Displayed in a Series of Views: or, Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on india paper. Engraved surface 110 x 150mm (approx. 4-3/8” x 5-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ROYAL BANK, ST. ANDREW’S SQUARE. EDINBURGH.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : ROYAL BANK, ST. ANDREW’S SQUARE. EDINBURGH.

[London : Jones & Co., 1829]. A pleasant antique print of the Royal Bank of Scotland in St. Andrew Square. Engraved by William Watkins (1807-1891) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for the part-work “Modern Athens! Displayed in a Series of Views : or, Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 109 x 152mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 6”). A few faint and tiny marks and specks to outer blank margins, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. BERNARD’S WELL, WATER OF LEITH.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : ST. BERNARD’S WELL, WATER OF LEITH.

[London : Jones & Co., 1830]. The natural spring with its elegant domed and pillared shelter designed by Alexander Nasmyth in 1789 – and the statue of Hygieia. Engraved by James Baylis Allen (1803-1876) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for the part-work “Modern Athens! Displayed in a Series of Views : or, Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 112 x 151mm (approx. 4-3/8” x 5-7/8”). A few tiny specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. GEORGE’S CHAPEL, YORK PLACE, EDINBURGH.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : ST. GEORGE’S CHAPEL, YORK PLACE, EDINBURGH.

London : Jones & Co., 1829. An attractive antique print of the octagonal Episcopal Chapel on York Place designed by James Adam. Engraved by William Watkins (1807-1891) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for the part-work “Modern Athens! Displayed in a Series of Views: or, Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 108 x 151mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 5-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. PAUL’S CHAPEL, YORK PLACE, EDINBURGH.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : ST. PAUL’S CHAPEL, YORK PLACE, EDINBURGH.

[London : Jones & Co., 1829]. An attractive antique print of the splendid church in York Place. Engraved by William Watkins (1807-1891) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for the part-work “Modern Athens! Displayed in a Series of Views: or, Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 109 x 150mm (approx. 4-3/8” x 6”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: STOCK BRIDGE, WATER OF LEITH [STOCKBRIDGE, EDINBURGH] .

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : STOCK BRIDGE, WATER OF LEITH [STOCKBRIDGE, EDINBURGH] .

[London : Jones & Co., 1830]. A pleasant antique print of the bridge at Stockbridge – engraved by James Baylis Allen (1803-1876) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for the part-work “Modern Athens! Displayed in a Series of Views : or, Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 114 x 152mm (approx. 4-1/2” x 6”). A few tiny specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE STONE QUARRIES, CRAIGLEITH, NEAR EDINBURGH. FROM WHICH THE NEW TOWN WAS BUILT.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : THE STONE QUARRIES, CRAIGLEITH, NEAR EDINBURGH. FROM WHICH THE NEW TOWN WAS BUILT.

London : Jones & Co., 1829. An attractive antique print – the sandstone quarry at Craigleith – a distant view of Edinburgh from Calton Hill to the Castle on the skyline. Engraved by William Wallis (fl.1816-1855) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for the part-work “Modern Athens! Displayed in a Series of Views: or, Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving. Engraved surface 115 x 160mm (approx. 4-1/2” x 6-1/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: WATERLOO PLACE, THE NATIONAL & NELSON’S MONUMENTS, CALTON HILL, &C. EDINBURGH.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : WATERLOO PLACE, THE NATIONAL & NELSON’S MONUMENTS, CALTON HILL, &C. EDINBURGH.

London : Jones & Co., 1829. A handsome antique print – the view up Waterloo Place to Calton Hill. Engraved by Thomas Barber (fl.1818-1840) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for the part-work “Modern Athens! Displayed in a Series of Views: or, Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 106 x 160mm (approx. 4-1/8” x 6-1/4”). A few tiny specks to outer blank margins, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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