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ANTIQUE PRINT: MARKET-STREET. – CUNLIFFES, BROOKS, & CO.'S BANK.

ALLOM, Thomas, 1804-1872 : MARKET-STREET. – CUNLIFFES, BROOKS, & CO.'S BANK.

London : Fisher, Son & Co., 1829. An attractive antique print – nineteenth-century Manchester and the imposing premises of the bank founded in Blackburn in 1792 and long since merged with Lloyd’s. Engraved by M. J. Starling (fl.1829-1848) from an original study by the painter-architect Thomas Allom. Originally produced for W. H. Pyne’s partwork “Lancashire Illustrated, from Original Drawings” (London : 1828-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 105 x 157mm (approx. 4-1/8” x 6-1/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. PHILIP’S CHURCH, SALFORD.

ALLOM, Thomas, 1804-1872 : ST. PHILIP’S CHURCH, SALFORD.

[London : Fisher, Son & Co., 1829]. An attractive antique print – the imposing church of St. Philip at Salford, with its bow-fronted ionic and bell-tower – built by Sir Robert Smirke in 1825. Engraved by John Pass (fl.1796-1829) from an original study by Thomas Allom. Originally produced for W. H. Pyne’s partwork “Lancashire Illustrated, from Original Drawings” (London : 1828-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 106 x 156mm (approx. 4-1/8” x 6-1/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE INFIRMARY, DISPENSARY, & LUNATIC ASYLUM, MANCHESTER. TO THE PRESIDENT, THE RIGHT HON. THE EARL OF STAMFORD AND WARRINGTON, AND OFFICERS, THIS PLATE IS RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED BY THE PUBLISHERS.

AUSTIN, Samuel, 1796-1834 : THE INFIRMARY, DISPENSARY, & LUNATIC ASYLUM, MANCHESTER. TO THE PRESIDENT, THE RIGHT HON. THE EARL OF STAMFORD AND WARRINGTON, AND OFFICERS, THIS PLATE IS RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED BY THE PUBLISHERS.

[London : Fisher, Son & Co., 1829]. An elegant antique print – the Manchester Royal Infirmary as it stood in the nineteenth century. Engraved by John R. Davies (fl.1829-1843) from an original study by Samuel Austin. Originally produced for W. H. Pyne’s partwork “Lancashire Illustrated, from Original Drawings” (London : 1828-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 112 x 158mm (approx. 4-3/8” x 6-1/4”). Faint diagonal crease, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE IRWELL – FACTORIES AT NIGHT.

BROWN, John C., 1805-1866 : THE IRWELL – FACTORIES AT NIGHT.

[London : William S. Orr & Co., 1856]. An unusual antique print – an oval vignette view of the factories and warehouses of Manchester from the Irwell. Engraved by Edward Dalziel (1817-1905) from an original study by John C. Brown. Originally produced in 1847 for the part-work publication “The Land We Live In” (1847-1851) – but here in a slightly later impression.
Wood engraving on paper. Engraved surface 198 x 145mm (approx. 8” x 5-3/4”). Trimmed a little tight at one margin, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: VIEW OF DUKINFIELD BRIDGE.

DAYES, Edward, 1763-1809 : VIEW OF DUKINFIELD BRIDGE.

London : J. Stockdale, 1794. A pleasant antique print – the old bridge at Dukinfield. Engraved by Samuel Turner Sparrow (fl.1773-1810) from an original study by Edward Dayes. Originally produced for John Aikin’s “A Description of the Country from Thirty to Forty Miles round Manchester” (London : 1795).
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 108 x 128mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 5”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: VIEW OF DUKINFIELD HALL.

DAYES, Edward, 1763-1809 : VIEW OF DUKINFIELD HALL.

[London : J. Stockdale, 1794]. A pleasant antique print – the old hall as it stood in the late eighteenth century. Engraved by John Walker (fl.1784-1802) from an original study by Edward Dayes. Originally produced for John Aikin’s “A Description of the Country from Thirty to Forty Miles round Manchester” (London : 1795).
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 100 x 127mm (approx. 3-7/8” x 5”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: BAGGILEY HALL.

DE WINT, Peter, 1784-1849 : BAGGILEY HALL.

London : 1818 [but 1882]. A handsome antique print – the great timbered mediaeval hall of Baguley Hall near Wythenshawe. Engraved by George Hollis (1793-1842) from an original study by Peter de Wint. Originally produced for George Ormerod’s “History of the County Palatine and City of Chester” (London : 1816-1819) – but here in a later impression from the 1882 edition.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 191 x 135mm (approx. 7-1/2” x 5-1/4”). Trimmed a little tight, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE EXCHANGE, MANCHESTER. TO THE SUBSCRIBERS, MERCHANTS, MANUFACTURERS, AND TRADESMEN, THIS PLATE IS RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED, BY THE PUBLISHERS.

HARWOOD, John : THE EXCHANGE, MANCHESTER. TO THE SUBSCRIBERS, MERCHANTS, MANUFACTURERS, AND TRADESMEN, THIS PLATE IS RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED, BY THE PUBLISHERS.

[London : Fisher, Son & Co., 1829]. An attractive and interesting antique print – the curved facade of the early nineteenth-century Manchester Cotton Exchange – a group of brokers and traders in animated discussion in the open air. Engraved by M. J. Starling (fl.1829-1848) from an original study by John Harwood (fl.1818-1836). Originally produced for W. H. Pyne’s partwork “Lancashire Illustrated, from Original Drawings” (London : 1828-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 111 x 127mm (approx. 4-3/8” x 6-1/8”). Small indentation in outer blank margin, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: GARRET-HALL, MANCHESTER.

HARWOOD, John : GARRET-HALL, MANCHESTER.

London : Fisher, Son & Co., 1836. A pleasant antique print – the old Garret Hall in Manchester, the site and the name now commemorated by the Garratt pub on the corner of Granby Row and Princess Street. Engraved by Benjamin Winkles (1805-1856) from an original study by John Harwood (fl.1818-1836). Originally produced for W. H. Pyne’s partwork “Lancashire Illustrated, from Original Drawings” (1828-1831).
Steel line engraving on india paper. Engraved surface 107 x 158mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 1/8”). A few tiny specks, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: MARKET STREET, FROM PICCADILLY, MANCHESTER.

HARWOOD, John : MARKET STREET, FROM PICCADILLY, MANCHESTER.

[London : Fisher, Son & Co., 1829]. A handsome antique print – a view of Market Street from the corner of Mosley Street – the Bridgewater Arms (Royal Hotel) prominent to the left, and the premises of the printers and bookbinders Joseph Gleave & Sons to the right. Engraved by Frederick James Havell (1801-1840) from an original study by John Harwood (fl.1818-1836). Originally produced for W. H. Pyne’s partwork “Lancashire Illustrated, from Original Drawings” (London : 1828-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 106 x 159mm (approx. 4-1/8” x 6-1/4”). One tiny speck, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE NEW BAILEY PRISON, LYING-IN HOSPITAL, &C. SALFORD.

HARWOOD, John : THE NEW BAILEY PRISON, LYING-IN HOSPITAL, &C. SALFORD.

London : Fisher, Son & Co., 1829. A striking antique print – soldiers escort a felon to the New Bailey Prison at Salford – beyond the prison are the Manchester and Salford Lying-In Hospital (later St. Mary’s Hospital) and the School for the Deaf and Dumb. Engraved by John R. Davies (fl.1829-1843) from an original study by John Harwood (fl.1818-1836). Originally produced for W. H. Pyne’s partwork “Lancashire Illustrated, from Original Drawings” (London : 1828-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 104 x 156mm (approx. 4-1/8” x 6-1/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE TWIST FACTORY, OXFORD STREET, MANCHESTER. TO MESSRS. HYDE, WOOD, & COOK, THIS PLATE IS RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED.

HARWOOD, John : THE TWIST FACTORY, OXFORD STREET, MANCHESTER. TO MESSRS. HYDE, WOOD, & COOK, THIS PLATE IS RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED.

London : Fisher, Son & Co., 1829. An interesting antique print – a dark and satanic mill at Manchester in the early nineteenth century. Engraved by J. McGahey from an original study by John Harwood (fl.1818-1836). Originally produced for W. H. Pyne’s partwork “Lancashire Illustrated, from Original Drawings” (London : 1828-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 107 x 155mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 6-1/8”). Mild surface creasing, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: MANCHESTER CATHEDRAL. VIEW ACROSS THE CHOIR & BAPTISTERY, FROM ELY CHAPEL.

JONES, Sir Horace, 1819-1887 : MANCHESTER CATHEDRAL. VIEW ACROSS THE CHOIR & BAPTISTERY, FROM ELY CHAPEL.

[London : 1842]. An antique print – the interior of the cathedral. Engraved by Robert Young (fl.1837-1855) from an original study by the architect Horace Jones. Originally produced for the part-work publication “Winkles’s Architectural and Picturesque Illustrations of the Cathedral Churches of England and Wales” (London : 1835-1842).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 162 x 105mm (approx. 6-3/8” x 4-1/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: WORSLEY HALL.

[LYDON, Frank (Alexander Francis), 1836-1917] : WORSLEY HALL.

[London : 1880]. An attractive antique print – the exterior of Worsley New Hall, designed by Edward Blore – a view from the river. A technically highly accomplished production, colour printed in eight or more overlays from separate wooden blocks by Benjamin Fawcett (1808-1893) from original draughts (drawn on the wood) by Frank Lydon. Originally produced for the Francis Orpen Morris part-work “County Seats of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland” (1864-1880).
Multiple wood block engraving in colours (chromoxylograph). Engraved surface 129 x 191mm (approx. 5-1/8” x 7-1/2”). A few very small and faint marks to outer margin, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: HEATON HOUSE, LANCASHIRE.

[NEALE, John Preston, 1780-1847] : HEATON HOUSE, LANCASHIRE.

[London : Jones & Co., 1831]. An attractive antique print – the eigtheenth-century Heaton Hall near Prestwich. Engraved by William Watkins (fl.1828-1881) from an original study by John Preston Neale. Originally produced for the partwork series “Views of the Seats, Mansions, Castles, etc. of Noblemen and Gentlemen” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 101 x 125mm (approx. 4” x 5”). Trimmed a little close at foot, but in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE NEW TOWN HALL, MANCHESTER.

POLLITT, John Smith, 1833?-1890 : THE NEW TOWN HALL, MANCHESTER.

[London] : Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., [1883]. A handsome antique print – Alfred Waterhouse’s magnificent neo-gothic pile, opened in 1877. Engraved by C. Bertrand from a photograph by John Smith Pollitt of Manchester. Originally produced for the partwork publication “Our Own Country” (London : 1879-1883).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 147 x 182mm (approx. 5-3/4” x 7-1/8”). A couple of tiny specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: FREE TRADE HALL, MANCHESTER.

SCOTT, Andrew : FREE TRADE HALL, MANCHESTER.

[London : Cassell & Co., 1883]. An attractive antique print – the exterior of the 1856 Free Trade Hall – crowds thronging to hear the Hallé Orchestra. Engraved by Andrew Scott (fl.1880-1886) from an original study by an artist identified only by the initials E. J. W. Originally produced for the partwork publication “Our Own Country” (London : 1879-1883).
Wood engraving on paper. Engraved surface 148 x 198mm (approx. 5-7/8” x 7-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: HULME HALL, LANCASHIRE.

STEWART, James, 1791-1863 & BURNET, John : HULME HALL, LANCASHIRE.

London : Vernor, Hood & Sharpe, 1808. A most attractive antique print – a view of the ancient half-timbered house on the Irwell, in what is now the Manchester suburb of Hulme. The house, formerly owned by the Prestwich family and later by the Duke of Bridgewater, was demolished in 1845 with the coming of the railways. Engraved by James Stewart and John Burnet and originally produced for the part-work “Beauties of England and Wales” (1801-1816).
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 108 x 152mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 6”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE MAP: MANCHESTER & SALFORD.

THORNTON, John : MANCHESTER & SALFORD.

London : Vernor, Hood & Sharpe, 1807. A neatly worked and detailed town plan of Manchester as it stood at the beginning of the nineteenth century. Engraved by John Roper (1771-1810) from a survey by Thornton – presumably the large-scale William Green survey engraved by John Thornton in 1794. The map is decorated with the town’s coat of arms and a small inset view of the College Cloisters – the latter separately engraved by Edwards from an original study by George Ormerod (1785-1873). Originally produced to accompany the part-work “Beauties of England and Wales” (1801-1818).
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 204 x 248mm (approx. 8” x 9-3/4”). Faint original fold, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£100

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ANTIQUE PRINT: MANCHESTER.

WESTALL, William, 1781-1850 : MANCHESTER.

[London : Charles Tilt, 1830]. A pleasant antique print – a view of the centre of early nineteenth-century Manchester. Originally produced for the part-work series “Great Britain Illustrated” (London : 1828-1830). Engraved by Elias Benjamin (fl.1829-1854) from an original drawing by William Westall A.R.A.
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 102 x 142mm (approx. 4” x 5-5/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: NEW BAILEY BRIDGE, MANCHESTER.

WESTALL, William, 1781-1850 : NEW BAILEY BRIDGE, MANCHESTER.

[London : Charles Tilt, 1829]. An attractive antique print – the New Bailey Bridge over the Irwell opened in 1785. Engraved by John Roffe (1769-1850) from an original study by William Westall A.R.A. Originally produced for the part-work series “Great Britain Illustrated” (London : 1828-1830).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 101 x 144mm (approx. 4” x 5-5/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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