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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. CLEMENTS EASTCHEAP. UNITED WITH ST. MARTIN ORGARS.

CONEY, John, 1786-1833 : ST. CLEMENTS EASTCHEAP. UNITED WITH ST. MARTIN ORGARS.

London : J. Booth, 1812. A handsome antique print – Clements Lane and the Wren church of St. Clement Eastcheap. Engraved by Joseph Skelton (1783-1871) from an original drawing (now in the British Museum) by John Coney. 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 213 x 197mm (approx. 8-3/8” x 7-3/4”). A few tiny marks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 129/035.

£75

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. MICHAELS CROOKED LANE.

CONEY, John, 1786-1833 : ST. MICHAELS CROOKED LANE.

London : J. Booth, 1812. A handsome antique print – the exterior of the Wren church demolished in 1831 to make way for the King William Street approach to the new London Bridge. Engraved by Joseph Skelton (1783-1871) from an original drawing (now in the British Museum) by John Coney. 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 257 x 165mm (approx. 10-1/8” x 6-1/2”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 129/092.

£75

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ANTIQUE PRINT: WILLIAM IV STATUE, KING WILLIAM STREET.

LUKER, William, 1862-1934 : WILLIAM IV STATUE, KING WILLIAM STREET.

[London : Leadenhall Press, 1891]. A pleasant vignetted Victorian print showing the statue of William IV and the adjacent buildings at the junction of King William Street, Cannon Street and Eastcheap, looking down toward London Bridge. 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 135 x 84mm (approx. 5-1/4” x 3-1/4”). Text on verso. In very good state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£20

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ANTIQUE PRINT: KING WILLIAM ST.

[PAYNE, Albert Henry, 1812-1902] : KING WILLIAM ST.

[London : E. T. Brain & Co., 1847]. A pleasant small antique print – a view down King William Street from St. Mary Woolnoth towards the Monument – the street lively with traffic, fashionably dressed pedestrians, a wagon and an omnibus. 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).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 71 x 89mm (approx. 2-3/4” x 3-1/2”). A couple of specks to outer blank margins, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 207/021A.

£20

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ANTIQUE PRINT: STATUE OF KING WILLIAM.

[PAYNE, Albert Henry, 1812-1902] : STATUE OF KING WILLIAM.

[London : E. T. Brain & Co., 1847]. A charming small antique print – the statue of King William Street and the adjacent buildings at the junction of King William Street and Cannon Street – the street lively with traffic, a wagon and an omnibus heading for the Bank of England. The premises of the optical instrument maker John Symonds Marratt, at 63 Kng William Street, decorated with a giant pair of spectacles, are plainly shown. 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).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 70 x 86mm (approx. 2-3/4” x 3-3/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 207/030A.

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ANTIQUE PRINT: KING WILLIAM STREET, AND ST. MARY WOOLNOTH.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : KING WILLIAM STREET, AND ST. MARY WOOLNOTH.

London : W. S. Orr, [1838]. A handsome antique print – a busy view looking down the newly built King William Street towards the Monument – the Hawksmoor church of St. Mary Woolnoth prominent to the left. Engraved by John Woods (fl.1835-1855) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for Woods’ “History of London : Illustrated by Views”, first published in parts 1837-1838 and subsequently reissued in various guises between 1838 and 1862.
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 117 x 153mm (approx. 4-5/8” x 6”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 188/002.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. MARY WOOLNOTH, LOMBARD ST.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : ST. MARY WOOLNOTH, LOMBARD ST.

[London : Jones & Co., 1829]. An attractive antique print – a pleasant view of the Hawksmoor church at the apex of Lombard Street and King William Street (above Bank underground station). Engraved by Robert Acon (1792-1880) from an original drawing (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 107 x 66mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 2-5/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/026.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. MICHAEL, CROOKED LANE.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : ST. MICHAEL, CROOKED LANE.

[London : Jones & Co., 1831]. An attractive antique print – the Wren church demolished in 1831 to make way for the King William Street approach to the new London Bridge. Engraved by Edward John Roberts (1797-1865) from an original drawing by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. 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 113 x 69mm (approx 4-1/2” x 2-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/177.

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