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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. SEPULCHRE’S CHURCH, VIEW FROM SKINNER STREET.

BILLINGS, Robert William, 1815-1874 : ST. SEPULCHRE’S CHURCH, VIEW FROM SKINNER STREET.

London : C. Tilt, 1837. An attractive antique print giving a view of the exterior of St. Sepulchre – a small group of people gathered by a grave in the churchyard. The church more formally known as Holy Sepulchre without Newgate – burial place of Roger Ascham, Governor John Smith of Virginia, and the engraver, Sir Robert Peake. Engraved by John le Keux (1783-1846) from an original study by the painter and architect Robert William Billings. Originally produced for George Godwin’s serially published “The Churches of London” (London : 1837-1839).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 180 x 98mm (approx. 7-1/8” x 3-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 189/012.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: FARRINGTON WARD WITHOUT, WITH ITS DIVISION INTO PARISHES, TAKEN FROM THE LAST SURVEY WITH CORRECTIONS & AMENDMTS.

[BLOME, Richard, 1635-1705] : FARRINGTON WARD WITHOUT, WITH ITS DIVISION INTO PARISHES, TAKEN FROM THE LAST SURVEY WITH CORRECTIONS & AMENDMTS.

[London : for A. Churchill, J. Knapton & others, 1720]. A fine antique map of the area to the west of the City of London, the area lying beyond the old wall – High Holborn across to Newgate and Smithfield, Fleet Street and Ludgate Hill, Chancery Lane down to Temple Bar, the Temple and the river, Fetter Lane, Shoe Lane, Old Bailey, etc. The map is decorated with a simple curtain title-piece and the names of 149 smaller side-streets and alleys are given in a numbered key. Originally produced by Richard Blome in the late seventeenth century, the map remained unpublished until the present version (with his name erased) appeared with the 1720 edition of John Stow’s “Survey of London”.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 295 x 352mm (approx. 11-5/8” x 13-7/8”). Original vertical fold, some faint offsetting, but overall in very good state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 25/043. Hyde (Ward Maps) 78/1.

£250

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ANTIQUE PRINT: RUINS OF ELY PALACE & CHAPEL, HOLBORN, LONDON.

CARTER, John, 1746-1817 & HARVEY, William, 1796-1866 : RUINS OF ELY PALACE & CHAPEL, HOLBORN, LONDON.

London : Longman & Co., 1828. An elegant antique print of Ely House as it stood shortly before its demolition to make way for Ely Place. Etched and engraved by John le Keux (1783-1846) from an earlier study by John Carter F.S.A., adapted for publication with the addition of workmen and donkeys by William Harvey. Originally produced for John Britton’s part-work publication “Picturesque Antiquities of the English Cities” (London : 1828-1830).
Etching and line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 163 x 205mm (approx. 6-3/8” x 8-1/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: GENERAL NORTH EAST VIEW OF ELY PALACE, HOLBORN.

CARTER, John, 1748-1817 : GENERAL NORTH EAST VIEW OF ELY PALACE, HOLBORN.

London : J. Carter, 1786. A charming small etching by John Carter, self-taught pioneer of architectural history. Originally produced for the first of his "Views of Ancient Buildings" series.
Etching on paper. Printed surface 70 x 79mm (approx. 2-3/4” x 3-1/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 64/003.

£20

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ANTIQUE PRINT: VIEW IN THE UNDERCROFT OF THE CHAPEL OF ELY PALACE, HOLBORN.

CARTER, John, 1748-1817 : VIEW IN THE UNDERCROFT OF THE CHAPEL OF ELY PALACE, HOLBORN.

London : J. Carter, 1786. A charming small etching by John Carter, self-taught pioneer of architectural history. Originally produced for the first of his "Views of Ancient Buildings" series.
Etching on paper. Printed surface 94 x 61mm (approx. 3-3/4” x 2-1/2”). Very faint discolouration to lower margin, but otherwise in very good state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 64/004.

£20

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE HOLBORN VIADUCT.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : THE HOLBORN VIADUCT.

London : Cassell & Co., [1878]. A handsome antique print of the newly-built viaduct crossing Farringdon Street, the roads above and below busy with horse-drawn and pedestrian traffic. Originally produced as a supplementary presentation plate to the part-work “Old and New London” (London : 1873-1878).
Lithograph on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 130 x 201mm (approx. 5-1/8” x 7-7/8”). Slight paint-splash in lower margin, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£50

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE HOLBORN VIADUCT.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : THE HOLBORN VIADUCT.

[London : Cassell, 1878]. A handsome antique print of the newly built viaduct crossing Farringdon Street, the roads above and below thronging with horse-drawn and pedestrian traffic. Originally produced as a supplementary presentation plate to the part-work “Old and New London” (London : 1873-1878).
Line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 139 x 203mm (approx. 5-1/2” x 8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE OLD BLUE BOAR, HOLBORN.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : THE OLD BLUE BOAR, HOLBORN.

[London : Charles Knight, 1837]. An antique print – the galleried yard of the celebrated old coaching inn – coaches unload, packages for York await loading. The inn was located between High Holborn and Eagle Street. One of a series of London views that appeared in the popular old “Penny Magazine” in 1837 under the general title “A Looking Glass for London”.
Wood engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 112 x 146mm (approx. 4-3/8” 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 SARACEN’S HEAD, SNOW HILL. (FROM A SKETCH TAKEN DURING ITS DEMOLITION.)

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : THE SARACEN’S HEAD, SNOW HILL. (FROM A SKETCH TAKEN DURING ITS DEMOLITION.)

[London : 1878 (or later)]. An interesting antique print – the celebrated old coaching inn behind St. Sepulchre – a sketch taken during its demolition in 1868. Originally produced for the part-work “Old and New London” (London : 1873-1878).
Wood engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 107 x 145mm (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: SECTION OF THE HOLBORN VIADUCT, SHOWING THE SUBWAYS. (TAKEN BY PERMISSION FROM MR. HAYWOOD’S REPORT.)

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : SECTION OF THE HOLBORN VIADUCT, SHOWING THE SUBWAYS. (TAKEN BY PERMISSION FROM MR. HAYWOOD’S REPORT.)

[London : 1878 (or later)]. An unusual antique print – a view looking eastwards towards Newgate Street and the City, with the viaduct shown in cross section – and the secret of the "pneumatic dispatch tube" revealed. Originally produced for the part-work “Old and New London” (London : 1873-1878).
Wood engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 212 x 146mm (approx. 8-3/8” x 5-3/4”). Text on verso. In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: VIEW OF ST. SEPULCHRE’S CHURCH SNOW HILL.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : VIEW OF ST. SEPULCHRE’S CHURCH SNOW HILL.

[London : John Cooke, 1770]. An elegant eighteenth-century print – an exterior view of the church more formally known as Holy Sepulchre without Newgate. Originally engraved for the John Cooke part-work publication, Henry Chamberlain, “A New and Compleat History and Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster” (London : 1770).
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 124 x 165mm (approx. 4-7/8” x 6-1/2”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 48/041B.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: WALK 10TH. FURNIVALS INN, INTERIOR.

GREIG, John : WALK 10TH. FURNIVALS INN, INTERIOR.

London : W. Clarke, 1817. A charming small antique map – Holborn Hill, Leather Lane and Hatton Garden. A vignette view of Furnival’s Inn completes the design. Drawn and engraved by John Greig (fl.1800-1843) 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 123 x 75mm (approx. 4-7/8” x 3"). Trimmed a little close, but in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 121/041.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: HOLBORN CIRCUS – A WINTER’S MORNING.

LUKER, William, 1862-1934 : HOLBORN CIRCUS – A WINTER’S MORNING.

[London : Leadenhall Press 1891]. An atmospheric antique print – a man with bag in cape and hat waits for a horse-drawn bus in snow and fog as the bus nears the statue of Prince Albert raising his hat to the City. 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. Image area 214 x 164mm (approx. 8-3/8” x 6-1/2”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: HOLBORN CIRCUS – A WINTER’S MORNING.

LUKER, William, 1862-1934 : HOLBORN CIRCUS – A WINTER’S MORNING.

[London : Leadenhall Press 1891]. An atmospheric antique print – a man with bag in cape and hat waits for a horse-drawn bus in snow and fog as the bus nears the statue of Prince Albert raising his hat to the City. 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 214 x 164mm (approx. 8-3/8” x 6-1/2”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: CHAPEL, ELY PLACE.

NEALE, John Preston, 1780-1847 : CHAPEL, ELY PLACE.

London : John Harris, 1815. A pleasant antique print – the mediaeval chapel now known st St. Ethelreda’s in Ely Place. Engraved by Robert Wallis (1794-1878) from an original study (now in the British Museum) by John Preston Neale. Originally produced for the part-work “Beauties of England and Wales” (1801-1816).
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 158 x 103mm (approx. 6-1/4” x 4”). Trimmed a little tight to the left-hand margin, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 104/057.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: FURNIVALS INN.

[PAYNE, Albert Henry, 1812-1902] : FURNIVALS INN.

[London : John Tallis & Co., 1852]. A small antique print of the handsome nineteenth-century exterior – the building where Dickens lived (and began "Pickwick Papers") in the 1830s, demolished by Prudential Assurance in 1897 to extend their own premises. 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 dating from 1852.
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 66 x 85mm (approx. 2-5/8” x 3-3/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 207/113B.

£20

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. SEPULCHRE [SNOW HILL].

[PAYNE, Albert Henry, 1812-1902] : ST. SEPULCHRE [SNOW HILL].

[London : John Tallis & Co., 1852]. A charming small antique print – the largest of the city churches – Holy Sepulchre without Newgate. 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 dating from 1852.
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 66 x 85mm (approx. 2-5/8” x 3-3/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 207/087B.

£20

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ANTIQUE PRINT: BANGOR HOUSE SHOE LANE.

PRATTENT, Thomas : BANGOR HOUSE SHOE LANE.

London : T. Hughes, 1805. A neatly worked antique print – the surviving parts of the ancient palace of the Bishops of Bangor in Shoe Lane, which formerly stood a little to the south of St. Andrew Holborn but was eventually demolished in 1828. Engraved by E. Shirt from an original design by the London draughtsman, engraver, printer and printseller, Thomas Prattent (fl.1790-1819), who had premises in Cloth Fair. Originally produced for B. Lambert, “The History and Survey of London and its Environs from the Earliest Period” (London : 1805-1806).
Etching and line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 160 x 93mm (approx. 6-1/4” x 3-5/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ELY HOUSE. (FROM A DRAWING MADE IN 1772.)

PRIOR, William Henry, 1812-1882 : ELY HOUSE. (FROM A DRAWING MADE IN 1772.)

[London : 1878 (or later)]. A pleasant antique print of Ely House as it stood shortly before its demolition to make way for Ely Place in the late eighteenth century. From a study (based on an earlier drawing) 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 142 x 208mm (approx. 5-1/2” x 8-1/4”). Text on verso. In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: FIELD LANE ABOUT 1840.

PRIOR, William Henry, 1812-1882 : FIELD LANE ABOUT 1840.

[London : 1878 (or later)]. An antique print of the infamous London street – "the haunt of some of the most desperate inhabitants of the great city" – shop signs in the print give "Fagan" [sic] and "Scrooge". Long since demolished, it used to run north from Holborn, just to the east of St. Andrew’s church, into Saffron Hill. Engraved by John Arthur Quartley (1818?-1895) from an original study 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 206 x 142mm (approx. 8-1/8” x 5-5/8”). Text on verso. In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: HOLBORN VALLEY AND SNOW HILL PREVIOUS TO THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE VIADUCT.

PRIOR, William Henry, 1812-1882 : HOLBORN VALLEY AND SNOW HILL PREVIOUS TO THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE VIADUCT.

[London : 1878 (or later)]. An attractive antique print – a view looking towards the City from the corner of Shoe Lane on Holborn Hill – as it appeared before the construction of Holborn Viaduct. Engraved by Joseph Swain (1820-1909) from an original study 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 143 x 209mm (approx. 5-5/8” x 8-1/4”). Text on verso. In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: INTERIOR OF FURNIVAL’S INN (AFTER NICHOLLS), 1754.

PRIOR, William Henry, 1812-1882 : INTERIOR OF FURNIVAL’S INN (AFTER NICHOLLS), 1754.

[London : 1878 (or later)]. A pleasant and interesting antique print of the interior courtyard of Furnival’s Inn. Engraved by John Walmsley (fl.1839-1878) from a study by William Henry Prior, based on the eighteenth-century print by Sutton Nicholls (1668-1729). Originally produced for the part-work “Old and New London” (London : 1873-1878).
Wood engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 145 x 212mm (approx. 5-3/4” x 8-1/4”). Text on verso. In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. SEPULCHRE SNOW HILL.

SHEPHERD, George Sidney, 1784-1862 : ST. SEPULCHRE SNOW HILL.

London : J. Booth, 1814. A handsome antique print – the exterior of Holy Sepulchre without Newgate. Engraved by Joseph Skelton (1783-1871) 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 224 x 222mm (approx. 8-7/8” x 8-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 129/112.

£75

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ANTIQUE PRINT: FLEET MARKET, FROM HOLBORN BRIDGE. NOW REMOVED.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : FLEET MARKET, FROM HOLBORN BRIDGE. NOW REMOVED.

[London : Jones & Co., 1830]. A most attractive antique print – a pre-Holborn Viaduct view looking south down what is now Farringdon Street past market stalls and the more permanent market structures – wagons threading their way through the throng – the Colonial Coffee House on the corner and the premises of Henry Trimmer, an orange merchant, given some prominence in the foreground. Engraved by Thomas Barber (fl.1818-1840) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, the master recorder of ninetenth-century London. From Shepherd’s part-work series “London and its Environs in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 110 x 147mm (approx. 4-3/8” x 5-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/023.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: FURNIVALS INN, HOLBORN.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : FURNIVALS INN, HOLBORN.

London : Jones & Co., 1828. A charming antique print of the handsome nineteenth-century exterior – the building where Dickens lived (and began "Pickwick Papers") in the 1830s, demolished by Prudential Assurance in 1897 to extend their own premises. Engraved by Josiah Henshall (1801?-1869) from an original study 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 100 x 147mm (approx. 4” x 5-3/4”). A couple of tiny marks to outer blank margins, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 154/076.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: FURNIVALS INN, HOLBORN.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : FURNIVALS INN, HOLBORN.

London : Jones & Co., 1828. A charming antique print of the handsome nineteenth-century exterior – the building where Dickens lived (and began "Pickwick Papers") in the 1830s, demolished by Prudential Assurance in 1897 to extend their own premises. Engraved by Josiah Henshall (1801?-1869) from an original study 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. Engraved surface 100 x 147mm (approx. 4” x 5-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 154/076.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: HOLBORN BRIDGE.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : HOLBORN BRIDGE.

London : Jones & Co., 1831. A most attractive antique print – a pre-Holborn Viaduct view looking westward from Snow Hill towards what is now Holborn Circus, with the shops at the corner of the Farringdon Road given some prominence, and the tower of St. Andrew Holborn dominating the skyline – an animated street scene with carriages, wagons, groups of pedestrians and some itinerant street-vendors. Engraved by William Woolnoth (1780-1837) from an original study (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 115 x 151mm (approx. 4-1/2” x 5-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/118.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: HOLBORN BRIDGE.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : HOLBORN BRIDGE.

London : Jones & Co., 1831. A most attractive antique print – a pre-Holborn Viaduct view looking westward from Snow Hill towards what is now Holborn Circus, with the shops at the corner of the Farringdon Road given some prominence, and the tower of St. Andrew Holborn dominating the skyline – an animated street scene with carriages, wagons, groups of pedestrians and some itinerant street-vendors. Engraved by William Woolnoth (1780-1837) from an original study (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. Engraved surface 115 x 151mm (approx. 4-1/2” x 5-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/118.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: MIDDLE ROW HOLBORN.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : MIDDLE ROW HOLBORN.

London : Jones & Co., 1830. A charming antique print – Middle Row (the detached group of buildings that used to stand on Holborn) as seen from the west – the highway thronging with traffic – the foot of Gray’s Inn Road to the left. Engraved by Thomas Barber (fl.1818-1840) from a study (now in the Guildhall Library) by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, the master recorder of nineteenth-century London. Originally produced for Shepherd’s series “London and its Environs in the Nineteenth Century” (1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 103 x 150mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 6”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/066.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: MIDDLE ROW HOLBORN.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : MIDDLE ROW HOLBORN.

London : Jones & Co., 1830. A charming antique print – Middle Row (the detached group of buildings that used to stand on Holborn) as seen from the west – the highway thronging with traffic – the foot of Gray’s Inn Road to the left. Engraved by Thomas Barber (fl.1818-1840) from a study (now in the Guildhall Library) by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, the master recorder of nineteenth-century London. Originally produced for Shepherd’s series “London and its Environs in the Nineteenth Century” (1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 103 x 150mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 6”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/066.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: NEW CHURCH, LITTLE QUEEN ST. HOLBORN.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : NEW CHURCH, LITTLE QUEEN ST. HOLBORN.

[London : Jones & Co., 1832]. A pleasant small antique print – the old church of Holy Trinity, designed by Francis Bedford and built in 1829-1831. The modern Holy Trinity Kingsway stands on the same site. Drawn and engraved by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, the master recorder of nineteenth-century London. Originally produced for Shepherd’s partwork series “London and its Environs in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 116 x 70mm (approx. 4-5/8” x 2-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/188.

£20

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. SEPULCHRE’S, SKINNER STREET.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : ST. SEPULCHRE’S, SKINNER STREET.

[London : Jones & Co., 1831]. An elegant antique print – a view from the south-east of the church more formally known as Holy Sepulchre without Newgate – burial place of Roger Ascham, Governor John Smith of Virginia and the engraver, Sir Robert Peake. Amongst the well-dressed figures parading before the church a drover attempts to turn some cattle back towards Giltspur Street and nearby Smithfield. Engraved by Samuel Lacey (1786-1859) from an original sketch (versions of which are now in the Museum of London and 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” (London : 1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 116 x 151mm (approx. 4-5/8” x 6”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/143.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: [STAPLE INN] STAPLES INN HALL, HOLBORN.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : [STAPLE INN] STAPLES INN HALL, HOLBORN.

London : Jones & Co., 1830. A charming antique print of the old inn of chancery tucked away behind the Tudor shops on Holborn, engraved by Henry Winsor Bond (1804-1881) 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. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 106 x 151mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 6”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/094.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: [STAPLE INN] STAPLES INN HALL, HOLBORN.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : [STAPLE INN] STAPLES INN HALL, HOLBORN.

London : Jones & Co., 1830. A charming antique print of the old inn of chancery tucked away behind the Tudor shops on Holborn, engraved by Henry Winsor Bond (1804-1881) 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 106 x 151mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 6”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/094.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: BLEEDING HEART YARD.

WARREN, Albert Henry, 1830-1911 : BLEEDING HEART YARD.

[London : 1878 (or later)]. An interesting antique print of Bleeding Heart Yard off Greville Street, Hatton Garden – showing the premises of William Pye, printers and engravers, an assortment of carts, a horse being groomed, etc. 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. Engraved surface 105 x 145mm (approx. 4-1/8” x 5-5/8”). Text on verso. In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£20

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