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ANTIQUE PRINT: LUNATIC HOSPITAL OF ST. LUKE’S.

ACKERMANN, Rudolph, 1764-1834 – publisher : LUNATIC HOSPITAL OF ST. LUKE’S.

London : R. Ackermann, 1815. A handsome antique print – St. Luke’s Hospital on Old Street, built by George Dance – carriages wait in the foreground – the distinctive obelisk spire of St. Luke’s in the distance. The hospital stood on the site of the modern St. Luke’s Estate, in the angle of Old Street and City Road. Originally produced for the January 1815 issue of Ackermann’s fashionable magazine, “The Repository of Arts, Literature, Commerce, Manufactures, Fashions and Politics”.
Aquatint on paper. Original hand colour. Engraved surface 133 x 2203mm (approx. 5-1/4” x 8”). Trimmed tight and touching imprint at head; a few minor marks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 117/074.

£50

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ANTIQUE PRINT: WHITFIELD’S TABERNACLE : BASKETS!

CRAIG, William Marshall, 1764?-1829 : WHITFIELD’S TABERNACLE : BASKETS!

London : Richard Phillips, 1804. An attractive and unusual antique print – an itinerant street-seller sells his rush and osier baskets in Tabernacle Street, just north of Finsbury Square. Behind him is George Whitefield’s octagonal Methodist chapel, at the corner of Leonard Street. Engraved from an original study by William Marshall Craig, water-colour painter to Queen Charlotte. Originally produced for Phillips’ part-work “Modern London : Being the History and Present State of the British Metropolis” (1804).
Line and stipple engraving on paper. Original hand colour. Engraved surface (including quadruple-rule outer border) 132 x 101mm (approx. 5-1/4” x 4”). A few faint marks and minor discolourations, but overall in very good state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 89/026.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE FORTUNE THEATRE. (FROM A PRINT PUBLISHED BY WILKINSON, 1811.)

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : THE FORTUNE THEATRE. (FROM A PRINT PUBLISHED BY WILKINSON, 1811.)

[London : 1878 (or later)]. An interesting antique print of the old Fortune Theatre between Whitecross Street and Golden Lane, first built by Philip Henslowe and Edward Alleyn in about 1600, and rebuilt after a fire in 1621. Engraved from an earlier source and originally produced for the part-work “Old and New London” (1873-1878).
Wood engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 145 x 145mm (approx. 5-3/4” x 5-3/4”). Text on verso. In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE MAP: A MAP OF ST. GILES’S  CRIPPLE GATE. WITHOUT. WITH LARGE ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : A MAP OF ST. GILES’S CRIPPLE GATE. WITHOUT. WITH LARGE ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS.

[London : for A. Churchill, J. Knapton & others, 1720]. A most attractive early eighteenth-century map of the northern fringe of the City of London – “Upper Moor Fields” (now Finsbury Square), “Artillery Ground” (the H.A.C. grounds), the City Road, Bunhill Fields, Old Street and beyond, the Goswell Road, Golden Lane, Whitecross Street, Chiswell Street, etc. A numbered key gives the names of over seventy of the smaller courts, yards and alleys. Originally produced for the 1720 edition of John Stow’s “Survey of London”.
Copper line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 280 x 358mm (approx. 11-1/8” x 14-1/8”). Very faint press crease, but in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 25/052.

£200

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. LUKE’S HOSPITAL, OLD STREET ROAD.

HIGHAM, Thomas, 1796-1844 : ST. LUKE’S HOSPITAL, OLD STREET ROAD.

London : W. Clarke, 1817. A charming small antique print – the old St. Luke’s Hospital on Old Street. Drawn and engraved by Thomas Higham and originally produced for the part-work publication “Walks through London, including Westminster and the Borough of Southwark” (London : 1816-1817).
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 71 x 91 (approx. 2-3/4” x 3-5/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 121/076.

£20

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. LUKES HOSPITAL.

[PAYNE, Albert Henry, 1812-1902] : ST. LUKES HOSPITAL.

[London : John Tallis & Co., 1852]. A pleasant small antique print – the old St. Luke’s Hospital on Old Street. 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” (London : 1846-1847), and here in a slightly later impression.
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 67 x 86mm (approx. 2-5/8” x 3-3/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 207/041A.

£20

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ANTIQUE PRINT: BUNHILL FIELDS BURIAL-GROUND.

PRIOR, William Henry, 1812-1882 : BUNHILL FIELDS BURIAL-GROUND.

[London : 1878 (or later)]. A charming antique print – a stroller amongst the graves in winter. The resting ground of William Blake, John Bunyan and Daniel Defoe. Engraved by Joseph Swain (1820-1909) from an original sketch 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 104 x 143mm (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 EXTERIOR OF BAGNIGGE WELLS IN 1780.

PRIOR, William Henry, 1812-1882 : THE EXTERIOR OF BAGNIGGE WELLS IN 1780.

[London : 1878 (or later)]. An attractive antique print – the fashionable eighteenth-century spa that once stood between the King’s Cross Road and Pakenham Street. 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. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 107 x 145mm (approx. 4-1/4” 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: SADLER’S WELLS. (FROM A VIEW TAKEN IN 1756.)

PRIOR, William Henry, 1812-1882 : SADLER’S WELLS. (FROM A VIEW TAKEN IN 1756.)

[London : 1878 (or later)]. An attractive antique print – a vignette view of Sadler’s Wells from the gardens. Engraved from a study (based on earlier sources) by William Henry Prior and originally produced for the part-work “Old and New London” (London : 1873-1878).
Wood engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 99 x 145mm (approx. 4-1/4” 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: NEW RIVER HEAD [PENTONVILLE].

SCHNEBBELIE, Robert Blemmel, 1781-1847 : NEW RIVER HEAD [PENTONVILLE].

London : J. Stratford, 1810. An interesting early nineteenth-century antique print of the early London reservoir (published the year before the old wooden pipes were replaced with cast iron) – with a distant view of the village of Pentonville to the north-west. Engraved by Ambrose William Warren (1780-1856) from an original study by Robert Blemmel Schnebbelie. Originally produced for the part-work by “Dr David Hughson” [David Pugh] known as “London; Being an Accurate History and Description of the British Metropolis” (1805-1809).
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 113 x 169mm (approx. 4-1/2” x 6-5/8”). A few tiny specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. LUKE’S HOSPITAL, OLD STREET ROAD.

SHEPHERD, George Sidney, 1784-1862 : ST. LUKE’S HOSPITAL, OLD STREET ROAD.

London : John Harris, 1815. A stylish antique print – St. Luke’s Hospital on Old Street, built by George Dance – with the distinctive obelisk spire of St. Luke’s in the distance. The hospital stood on the site of the modern St. Luke’s Estate, in the angle of Old Street and City Road. Engraved by Robert Sands (1782-1855) from an original study by George Sidney Shepherd. Originally produced for the part-work “Beauties of England and Wales” (London : 1801-1816).
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 100 x 146 (approx. 4” x 5-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 104/034.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: CITY OF LONDON LYING-IN HOSPITAL.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : CITY OF LONDON LYING-IN HOSPITAL.

[London : Jones & Co., 1831]. An attractive antique print – a view of the subscription-built eighteenth-century maternity hospital on the City Road. One of the new London omnibuses is given some prominence in the foreground. Engraved by James Gough (1799-1889) from an original study (now in the Guildhall Library) by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. From Shepherd’s series “London and its Environs in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 117 x 150mm (approx. 4-5/8” x 5-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/128.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: LUNATIC HOSPITAL, ST. LUKE’S [OLD STREET].

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : LUNATIC HOSPITAL, ST. LUKE’S [OLD STREET].

London : Jones & Co., 1831. An attractive antique print – a view of St. Luke’s Hospital on Old Street, built by George Dance. A flock of sheep is driven to market in the foreground and the distinctive obelisk spire of St. Luke’s can be seen in the distance. Engraved by James Gough (1799-1889) 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. Engraved surface 100 x 149mm (approx. 4” x 5-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/129.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: SADLER’S WELLS THEATRE.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : SADLER’S WELLS THEATRE.

London : Jones & Co., [1832]. A handsome antique print of the nineteenth-century theatre – the box office shaded by a tree and with boys fishing in the river. Engraved by Thomas Garner (1789-1868) from an original study (now in the Museum of London) by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. From Shepherd’s series “London and its Environs in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 109 x 155mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 6-1/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/148.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. BARNABAS, KING SQUARE.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : ST. BARNABAS, KING SQUARE.

London : Jones & Co., 1828. An attractive antique print of this elegant church, built by Thomas Hardwick between 1822 and 1826. Engraved by John Cleghorn (1784-1873) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd and originally produced for Shepherd’s series “Metropolitan Improvements; or London in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1827-1830).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 151 x 91mm (approx. 5-7/8” x 3-5/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 154/099.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. MARK THE EVANGELIST, PENTONVILLE.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : ST. MARK THE EVANGELIST, PENTONVILLE.

London : Jones & Co., 1828. A handsome antique print – the elegant church of St. Mark the Evangelist at the centre of Myddelton Square, built by W. Chadwell Mylne in 1826-1828. Engraved by Samuel Lacey (1786-1859) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for Shepherd’s series “Metropolitan Improvements; or London in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1827-1830).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 152 x 93mm (approx. 6” x 3-5/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 154/055.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. MARK THE EVANGELIST, PENTONVILLE.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : ST. MARK THE EVANGELIST, PENTONVILLE.

London : Jones & Co., 1828. A handsome antique print – the elegant church of St. Mark the Evangelist at the centre of Myddelton Square, built by W. Chadwell Mylne in 1826-1828. Engraved by Samuel Lacey (1786-1859) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for Shepherd’s series “Metropolitan Improvements; or London in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1827-1830).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 152 x 93mm (approx. 6” x 3-5/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 154/055.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: TEMPLE OF THE MUSES, FINSBURY SQUARE.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : TEMPLE OF THE MUSES, FINSBURY SQUARE.

London : Jones & Co., 1828. A handsome antique print of the publishers’ own premises, formerly the extraordinary bookshop at the south-east corner of Finsbury Square known as "The Temple of the Muses" built by James Lackington (1746-1815). Engraved by William Wallis (fl.1816-1855) from an original study (now in the Guildhall Library) by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, the master recorder of nineteenth-century London. From Shepherd’s series “Metropolitan Improvements; or London in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1827-1830).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 110 x 157mm (approx. 4-3/8” x 6-1/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 154/109.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: SADLER’S WELLS THEATRE.

[TALLIS, John, 1818-1876 – publisher] : SADLER’S WELLS THEATRE.

[London : John Tallis & Co., 1852]. A pleasant antique print – the audience promenade by the water. Originally produced for the John Tallis part-work “Tallis’s Illustrated London; in Commemoration of the Great Exhibition of All Nations in 1851. Forming a Complete Guide to The British Metropolis and its Environs” (London : 1851-1852).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 97 x 132mm (approx. 3-5/8” x 5-1/8”). A couple of tiny spots, but otherwise in very good state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 215/137.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: SADLER’S WELLS IN 1756.

WARREN, Albert Henry, 1830-1911 : SADLER’S WELLS IN 1756.

[London : 1878 (or later)]. A very pleasant nineteenth-century print of the eighteenth-century Sadler’s Wells, engraved by John Walmsley (fl.1839-1878) from an original study by Albert Henry Warren. Originally produced for the part-work “Old and New London” (London : 1873-1878).
Wood engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 139 x 206mm (approx. 5-1/2” x 8-1/8”). Text on verso. Small spot in upper blank margin, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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