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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. MARY SOMERSET, THAMES STREET.

BILLINGS, Robert William, 1815-1874 : ST. MARY SOMERSET, THAMES STREET.

London : C. Tilt, 1838. A most attractive antique print – a pleasant view of the Wren church on Upper Thames Street, only the tower of which survives. Engraved by John le Keux (1783-1846) from a study by the painter and architect Robert William Billings. Originally produced for George Godwin’s serially published “The Churches of London” (1837-1839).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 165 x 98mm (approx. 6-1/2” x 3-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 189/052.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: QUEEN HITH WARD AND VINTRY WARD. WITH THEIR DIVISION INTO PARISHES, TAKEN FROM THE LAST SURVEYS.

[BLOME, Richard, 1635-1705] : QUEEN HITH WARD AND VINTRY WARD. WITH THEIR DIVISION INTO PARISHES, TAKEN FROM THE LAST SURVEYS.

[London : for W. Innys & J. Richardson, J. & P. Knapton & others], 1754. A fine eighteenth-century map of the adjacent Thames-side wards of Queenhithe and Vintry in the City of London, taking in College Hill, Queen Street, Garlick Hill and much of (Upper) Thames Street. This is the earliest map of the wards and is decorated with a baroque cartouche. The names of thirty-three smaller streets, alleys and courts are given in a keyed table. Originally produced by Richard Blome in the late seventeenth century, the map remained unpublished until 1720, with the present version originally prepared for the part-work edition of John Stow’s “A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster” (London : 1754-1757).
Copper line engraving on laid paper. Engraved surface 309 x 178mm (approx. 12-1/8” x 7”). Just a hint of tanning, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 37/061. Hyde (Ward Maps) 96/2 – and plate 24.

£100

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ANTIQUE PRINT: QUEEN-HITH WARD AND VINTRY WARD WITH THEIR DIVISIONS INTO PARISHES ACCORDING TO A NEW SURVEY.

COLE, Benjamin, 1697?-1783 : QUEEN-HITH WARD AND VINTRY WARD WITH THEIR DIVISIONS INTO PARISHES ACCORDING TO A NEW SURVEY.

[London : for T. Osborne & J. Shipton; and J. Hodges], 1755. A handsome eighteenth-century map of the adjacent Thames-side wards of Queenhithe and Vintry in the City of London, taking in College Hill, Queen Street, Garlick Hill and much of (Upper) Thames Street. Decorated with a rococo cartouche, the arms of the contemporary aldermen (Sir Crisp Gascoyne and Marsh Dickinson), and a view of St. Michael Queenhithe. Originally engraved by Benjamin Cole for the part-work edition of William Maitland’s “History of London” (London : 1753-1756).
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 235 x 364mm (approx. 9-1/4” x 14-3/8”). Trimmed close at foot; a handful of spots; one tiny hole, but otherwise in very good and attractive state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 38/038. Hyde (Ward Maps) 97.

£125

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ANTIQUE PRINT: [ST. NICHOLAS, COLE ABBEY] THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST. NICHOLAS COLEABBY, OLD FISH STREET.

COLE, Benjamin, 1697?-1783 : [ST. NICHOLAS, COLE ABBEY] THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST. NICHOLAS COLEABBY, OLD FISH STREET.

[London : for J. Wilkie; T. Lowndes & others, 1772]. A charming antique print of the Wren church completed in 1677 – a plainly engraved view of the architectural composition. Originally engraved by Benjamin Cole for the part-work edition of William Maitland’s “History of London” (London : 1753-1756), but here in a slightly later printing from 1772.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 237 x 140mm (approx. 9-3/8” x 5-1/2”). Trimmed tight to left-hand edge, just a touch dusty, but in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 38/072C.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. MARY SOMERSET. UNITED WITH ST. MARY MOUNTHAW.

CONEY, John, 1786-1833 : ST. MARY SOMERSET. UNITED WITH ST. MARY MOUNTHAW.

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 two 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 129/085.

£75

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. MICHAEL QUEEN-HITHE. UNITED WITH THE PARISH OF HOLY TRINITY.

CONEY, John, 1786-1833 : ST. MICHAEL QUEEN-HITHE. UNITED WITH THE PARISH OF HOLY TRINITY.

London : J. Booth, 1812. A handsome antique print – a view of Upper Thames Street, Huggin Hill, and the old Wren church demolished by the City Corporation in 1876. Engraved by Joseph Skelton (1783-1871) from an original study (now in the British Museum) by John Coney. Originally produced for the part-work series “Architectura Ecclesiastica Londini; being a Series of Views” (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 278 x 167mm (approx. 10-7/8” x 6-1/2”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 129/094.

£75

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. NICHOLAS COLE ABBEY. UNITED WITH ST. NICHOLAS OLAVE.

CONEY, W. : ST. NICHOLAS COLE ABBEY. UNITED WITH ST. NICHOLAS OLAVE.

London : J. Booth, 1812. A handsome antique print – the exterior of the Wren church. Engraved by Joseph Skelton (1783-1871) from an original drawing (now in the British Museum) by W. 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 270 x 164mm (approx. 10-5/8” x 6-1/2”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 129/098.

£75

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ANTIQUE PRINT: UPPER THAMES STREET.

LUKER, William, 1862-1934 : UPPER THAMES STREET.

[London : Leadenhall Press, 1891]. A pleasant vignetted late Victorian print of Upper Thames Street and the Wren church of St. Mary Somerset. 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 147 x 96mm (approx. 5-3/4” x 3-7/8”). Text on verso. In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: PAINTER STAINER’S HALL, LITTLE TRINITY LANE.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : PAINTER STAINER’S HALL, LITTLE TRINITY LANE.

[London : Jones & Co., 1830]. An antique print – a pleasant view of the richly decorated entrance to the old Hall, destroyed by bombing in 1940. Engraved by James Tingle (1801-1858) 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 110 x 65mm (approx 4-1/4” x 2-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/088.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. MARY SOMERSET, UPPER THAMES STREET.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : ST. MARY SOMERSET, UPPER THAMES STREET.

[London : Jones & Co., 1831]. A most attractive small antique print – a pleasant view of the Wren church on Upper Thames Street, only the tower of which survives. Engraved by Edward John Roberts (1797-1865) from an original study 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 112 x 71mm (approx 4-1/2” x 2-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/178.

£20

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. MICHAEL, QUEEN HYTHE [QUEENHITHE].

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : ST. MICHAEL, QUEEN HYTHE [QUEENHITHE].

London : Jones & Co., [1831]. An antique print – an attractive view of the church from the south-east, showing parts of Upper Thames Street and Little Trinity Lane. In the foreground a cart is being unloaded near a doorway marked "Adlard", the premises of the stationer William Curtis Adlard at No.1 Queenhithe. This handsome church, rebuilt by Wren after the Great Fire, was demolished by the City Corporation in 1876. Engraved by James Tingle (1801-1858) from an original study 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” (1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 127 x 150mm (approx. 5” x 5-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/137.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. NICHOLAS, COLE ABBEY, FISH STREET.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : ST. NICHOLAS, COLE ABBEY, FISH STREET.

[London : Jones & Co., 1831]. A charming antique print of the Wren church completed in 1677 – a wagon passing by. Engraved by Archelaus Cruse (1806-1861) from an original drawing (now in Westminster Public 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” (London : 1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 109 x 68mm (approx 4-1/4” x 2-5/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/109.

£20

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