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ANTIQUE PRINT: TEMPLE BAR.

BUSBY, Thomas Lord : TEMPLE BAR.

London : J. Coxhead, 1813. An attractive antique print – Fleet Street and Temple Bar in the early nineteenth century. Engraved by Thomas Lord Busby (fl.1804-1837) from his own original study and originally produced for B. Lambert, “The History and Survey of London and its Environs from the Earliest Period” (London : 1805-1806) – and here in a slightly later impression.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 192 x 228mm (approx. 3-5/8” x 5”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 96/040.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: TEMPLE BAR : LAVENDER.

CRAIG, William Marshall, 1764?-1829 : TEMPLE BAR : LAVENDER.

London : Richard Phillips, 1804. An attractive and unusual antique print – "Six bunches a penny sweet lavender" was the cry – the lavender was placed among freshly-washed linen to overcome the pungent smell of contemporary soap. Behind the lavender-girl is the City-side of Temple Bar, with its statues of James II and Anne of Denmark – and to the left is the entrance to the Middle Temple. Engraved from an original study by William Marshall Craig, water-colour painter to Queen Charlotte. Originally produced for Phillips’ part-work “Modern London : Being the History and Present State of the British Metropolis” (1804).
Etching, line and stipple engraving on paper. Original hand colour. Engraved surface (including quadruple-rule outer border) 133 x 102mm (approx. 5-1/4” x 4”). A few very faint marks to outer blank margins, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 89/040.

£50

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ANTIQUE PRINT: VIEW OF TEMPLE-BAR.

DAYES, Edward, 1763-1809 : VIEW OF TEMPLE-BAR.

London : J. Stockdale, 1799. A handsome antique print of Temple Bar as it stood in the late eighteenth century. To the left of the arch is a sign for the Star Printing Office. Engraved by James Neagle (1765-1822) from an original study by the landscape painter Edward Dayes. Originally produced for Henry Hunter’s part-work "The History of London and its Environs” published serially between 1796 and 1811 – an advertisement for which is visible above the arch.
Copper line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 187 x 153mm (approx. 7-3/8” x 6”). A few tiny marks to outer blank margins, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 107/001.

£75

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ANTIQUE PRINT: TEMPLE BAR.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : TEMPLE BAR.

[London : Cassell & Co., 1878]. An attractive antique print of Fleet Street and Temple Bar – horse-drawn traffic, advertising hoardings, scuttling pedestrians, etc. Originally produced as a supplementary presentation plate to the part-work “Old and New London” (London : 1873-1878).
Line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 214 x 137mm (approx. 8-3/8” x 5-3/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£50

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ANTIQUE PRINT: TEMPLE BAR. (1879).

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : TEMPLE BAR. (1879).

[London : Cassell & Co., 1879]. An attractive antique print of Fleet Street and Temple Bar – horse-drawn traffic, advertising hoardings, scuttling pedestrians, etc. Originally produced as a supplementary presentation plate to the part-work “Old and New London” (London : 1873-1878).
Line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 214 x 137mm (approx. 8-3/8” x 5-3/8”). A few faint and tiny marks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: [FLEET STREET] SITE OF TEMPLE BAR.

LUKER, William, 1862-1934 : [FLEET STREET] SITE OF TEMPLE BAR.

[London : Leadenhall Press, 1891]. A lively antique print – bowlers, top-hats, a policeman on point-duty, and a London omnibus advertisng Bovril congregate on Fleet Street near the Temple Bar memorial at the western boundary of the City of London. 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 159 x 101mm (approx. 6-1/4” x 4”). Text on verso. In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£20

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ANTIQUE PRINT: TEMPLE BAR IN ITS LAST STAGE.

[MACLURE, Andrew & MACDONALD, Archibald Gray] : TEMPLE BAR IN ITS LAST STAGE.

[London : Cassell & Co., 1878]. An attractive antique print of Fleet Street and Temple Bar – horse-drawn London omnibuses, street advertising, traffic and bustle. Originally produced as a supplementary presentation plate to the part-work “Old and New London” (London : 1873-1878).
Lithograph on paper. Later hand colour. Printed surface 213 x 136mm (approx. 8-3/8” x 5-3/8”). A few faint and tiny marks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£50

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ANTIQUE PRINT: TEMPLE BAR.

[PAYNE, Albert Henry, 1812-1902] : TEMPLE BAR.

[London : J. Tallis & Co., 1852]. A small but highly attractive antique print – bustling Fleet Street and Temple Bar in the mid nineteenth century. 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) – a publication advertised by a man carrying a placard in the print itself – and here in a slightly later impression.
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 66 x 86mm (approx. 2-5/8” x 3-3/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 207/069B.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: TEMPLE BAR.

[PAYNE, Albert Henry, 1812-1902] : TEMPLE BAR.

[London : J. Tallis & Co., 1852]. A small but highly attractive antique print – bustling Fleet Street and Temple Bar in the mid nineteenth century. 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) – a publication advertised by a man carrying a placard in the print itself – and here in a slightly later impression.
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 66 x 86mm (approx. 2-5/8” x 3-3/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 207/069B.

£20

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ANTIQUE PRINT: CHILD’S BANKING HOUSE, FLEET STREET, NEXT TEMPLE BAR.

PRIOR, William Henry, 1812-1882 : CHILD’S BANKING HOUSE, FLEET STREET, NEXT TEMPLE BAR.

[London : 1878 (or later)]. A handsome antique print – the famous old bank at No. 1 Fleet Street in the shadow of Temple Bar. Engraved from an original study by William Henry Prior and originally produced for the part-work “Old and New London” (London : 1873-1878).
Wood engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 211 x 143mm (approx. 8-1/4” 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: THE OLD FISH SHOP BY TEMPLE BAR, 1846.

PRIOR, William Henry, 1812-1882 : THE OLD FISH SHOP BY TEMPLE BAR, 1846.

[London : 1878 (or later)]. An interesting antique print – Short & Son, a well-stocked fishmonger claiming that the business dates back to the days of Henry VIII . Engraved by Benjamin Fleming (fl.1874-1878) from a study by William Henry Prior. Originally produced for the part-work “Old and New London” (London : 1873-1878).
Wood engraving on paper. Engraved surface 145 x 107mm (approx. 5-3/4” x 4-1/4”). Text on verso. In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: TEMPLE BAR, FROM THE STRAND.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : TEMPLE BAR, FROM THE STRAND.

London : Jones & Co., [1829]. A delightful antique print – a bustling street scene with pedestrians, the Bath Coach entering the City from the west and a heavily laden wagon leaving town. The view (in vignette form) depicts the eastern end of the Strand, with the beginnings of Fleet Street and the clock of St. Dunstan in the West beyond the Bar. The offices of the London Parcel Delivery Company at No. 10 Strand are clearly visible to the right. Engraved by the gifted William Wallis (1816-1855) from an original pencil drawing (now in the Guildhall Library) by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. 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 109 x 131mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 5-1/4”). One small and faint crease, but in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/000.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ENTRANCE INTO THE TEMPLE AND TEMPLE BAR.

WALE, Samuel, 1721-1786 : ENTRANCE INTO THE TEMPLE AND TEMPLE BAR.

[London : R. & J. Dodsley, 1761]. A charming small eighteenth-century print of Temple Bar. Engraved by Edward Rooker (fl.1749-1777) from an original study by the painter and illustrator Samuel Wale, first Professor of Perspective at the Royal Academy. Originally produced for Robert Dodsley’s part-work compilation, “London and its Environs Described” (London : 1761).
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 89 x 88mm (approx. 3-1/2” x 3-1/2”). Trimmed tight to right hand edge, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 41/069A.

£30

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