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ANTIQUE PRINTS OF ST. JAMES’S STREET

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ANTIQUE PRINT: BURY STREET.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : BURY STREET.

[London : 1878 (or later)]. An antique print – a horse-drawn cab trots along a still residential Bury Street. Originally produced for the part-work “Old and New London” (London : 1873-1878).
Wood engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 106 x 145mm (approx. 4-1/8” 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: ENGLISH’S ST. JAMES’S ROYAL HOTEL, ST. JAMES’S STREET, LONDON.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : ENGLISH’S ST. JAMES’S ROYAL HOTEL, ST. JAMES’S STREET, LONDON.

[London : 1839]. A pleasant antique print of the famous old hotel at no. 88 St. James’s Street. At the foot of the street, on the corner of Cleveland Row, the hotel – then owned by Charles Garrard English – became the temporary home of the Conservative club in 1840. Originally produced for the publisher John Tallis’s “London Street Views” (1838 on) and reissued with Thomas Dugdale’s part-work survey published as “The Curiosities of Great Britain” or “England Delineated” in various formats between 1838 and 1860.
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 74 x 113mm (approx. 3-1/8” x 4-1/2”). A few tiny specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£20

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. JAMES’ BAZAAR. LONDON.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : ST. JAMES’ BAZAAR. LONDON.

[London : L. Tallis, 1849]. A charming antique print – the Bazaar, at the corner of King Street and St. James’s Street, opened in 1832. The building (now No. 10 St. James’s Street and 20-21 King Street) was later occupied by the Junior Army & Navy Club, and subsequently the Motor Union Insurance Company. Originally produced for Thomas Dugdale’s part-work survey published as “The Curiosities of Great Britain” or “England Delineated” in various formats between 1838 and 1860.
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 98 x 134mm (approx. 3-7/8” x 5-1/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. JAMES’S STREET – DRAWING-ROOM AT ST. JAMES’S PALACE.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : ST. JAMES’S STREET – DRAWING-ROOM AT ST. JAMES’S PALACE.

[London : Charles Knight, 1837]. An antique print – a view looking south – the street alive with a fashionable throng returning from the Palace. 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 92 x 148mm (approx. 3-3/4” x 5-7/8”). Text on verso. In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE CONSERVATIVE CLUB HOUSE.

[PAYNE, Albert Henry, 1812-1902] : THE CONSERVATIVE CLUB HOUSE.

[London : John Tallis & Co., 1852]. An attractive antique print – St. James’s Street and the Conservative Club, built by Sydney Smirke and George Basevi between 1843 and 1845 – St. James’s Palace beyond. 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 95 x 138mm (approx. 3-3/4” x 5-1/2”). One small mark in lower margin, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 207/027.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: CROCKFORD’S CLUB, ABOUT 1840.

PRIOR, William Henry, 1812-1882 : CROCKFORD’S CLUB, ABOUT 1840.

[London : 1878 (or later)]. An antique print – the exterior of the legendary private club and gambling house – designed by Benjamin & Philip Wyatt. The premises eventually passed to the Devonshire Club and are now occupied by the Jamaican High Commission. Engraved by John Arthur Quartley (1818?-1895) from a study (based on an earlier source) by William Henry Prior. Originally produced for the part-work “Old and New London” (London : 1873-1878).
Wood engraving on paper. Engraved surface 105 x 144mm (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: ARTHUR’S CLUB HOUSE, ST. JAMES’S STREET [CARLTON CLUB].

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : ARTHUR’S CLUB HOUSE, ST. JAMES’S STREET [CARLTON CLUB].

London : Jones & Co., [1832]. An attractive antique print – the handsome nineteenth-century premises on St. James’s Street of the former Arthur’s Club, which closed in 1940 – the premises then being taken on by the Carlton Club. Engraved by James Tingle (1801-1858) 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 155 x 188mm (approx. 6-1/8” x 7-3/8”). A couple of tiny specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/192.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ARTHUR’S CLUB HOUSE, ST. JAMES’S STREET [CARLTON CLUB].

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : ARTHUR’S CLUB HOUSE, ST. JAMES’S STREET [CARLTON CLUB].

London : Jones & Co., [1832]. An attractive antique print – the handsome nineteenth-century premises on St. James’s Street of the former Arthur’s Club, which closed in 1940 – the premises then being taken on by the Carlton Club. Engraved by James Tingle (1801-1858) 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 155 x 188mm (approx. 6-1/8” x 7-3/8”). A couple of tiny specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/192.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: CROCKFORD’S CLUB HOUSE, ST. JAMES’S STREET.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : CROCKFORD’S CLUB HOUSE, ST. JAMES’S STREET.

London : Jones & Co., 1828. A charming antique print – a lively street scene with a coach and pair, horsemen passing by, etc. – and the legendary private club and gambling house – designed by Benjamin & Philip Wyatt and at that date newly opened. The premises eventually passed to the Devonshire Club and are now occupied by the Jamaican High Commission. Engraved by William Tombleson (fl.1824-1841) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, the master recorder of 19th century London. From Shepherd’s part-work series “Metropolitan Improvements; or London in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1827-1830).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 99 x 151mm (approx. 3-7/8” x 6”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: CROCKFORD’S CLUB HOUSE, ST. JAMES’S STREET.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : CROCKFORD’S CLUB HOUSE, ST. JAMES’S STREET.

London : Jones & Co., 1828. A charming antique print – a lively street scene with a coach and pair, horsemen passing by, etc. – and the legendary private club and gambling house – designed by Benjamin & Philip Wyatt and at that date newly opened. The premises eventually passed to the Devonshire Club and are now occupied by the Jamaican High Commission. Engraved by William Tombleson (fl.1824-1841) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, the master recorder of 19th century London. From Shepherd’s part-work series “Metropolitan Improvements; or London in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1827-1830).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 99 x 151mm (approx. 3-7/8” x 6”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. JAMES’S STREET IN 1750. (FROM AN ORIGINAL DRAWING IN MR. CRACE’S COLLECTION.)

SWAIN, Joseph, 1820-1909 : ST. JAMES’S STREET IN 1750. (FROM AN ORIGINAL DRAWING IN MR. CRACE’S COLLECTION.)

[London : 1878 (or later)]. An attractive antique print – a view looking south down eighteenth-century St. James’s Street towards the palace. Engraved by Joseph Swain from an earlier drawing and originally produced for the part-work “Old and New London” (London : 1873-1878).
Wood engraving on paper. Engraved surface 143 x 209mm (approx. 5-5/8” x 8-1/8”). Text on verso. In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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