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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE SOUTH EAST PROSPECT OF THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST. JOHN’S AT WAPPING.

COLE, Benjamin, 1697?-1783 : THE SOUTH EAST PROSPECT OF THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST. JOHN’S AT WAPPING.

[London : for J. Wilkie; T. Lowndes, and others, 1772]. A handsome antique print – the eighteenth-century church of St. John at Wapping, with its curious architecture and nets of flowers on the graves. Engraved by Benjamin Cole and originally produced for the part-work edition of William Maitland’s “History of London” (London : 1753-1756) – and here in a slightly later impression dating from 1772.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 180 x 237mm (approx. 7-1/8” x 9-3/8”). Cropped a little close to neatlines, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 38/114B.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. GEORGES (IN THE EAST) MIDDLESEX.

CONEY, John, 1786-1833 : ST. GEORGES (IN THE EAST) MIDDLESEX.

London : J. Booth, 1818. A handsome antique print – the exterior of the Hawksmoor church of St. George in the East, with its distinctive pepperpot towers. Engraved by S. Jenkins from an original drawing (now in the Guildhall Library) 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 274 x 167mm (approx. 10-3/4” x 6-5/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 129/045.

£100

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ANTIQUE MAP : THE PARISH OF ST JOHNS WAPPING / THE PARISH OF ST PAUL SHADWELL.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : THE PARISH OF ST JOHNS WAPPING / THE PARISH OF ST PAUL SHADWELL.

[London : for W. Innys & J. Richardson, J. & P. Knapton & others], 1755. A highly attractive early eighteenth-century map – a double image with separate maps of the riverside parishes of Wapping and Shadwell. The first depicts the old sickle-shaped parish of Wapping extending north to Well Street and Neptune Street, down to the river via Nightingale Lane, and along Wapping High Street, via Wapping Stairs and Execution Dock, to Cinnamon Street, etc. The second shows the more compact parish of Shadwell, tightly packed around the church, with Wapping Wall, etc, to the south. Keyed tables give the names sixty-eight of the smaller streets, courts and alleys. Originally published in 1720, the present version of the map was produced for the 1754-1756 edition of John Stow’s “Survey of London”.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 283 x 364mm (approx. 11-1/8” x 14-3/8”). Original light vertical fold; some mild browning and offsetting; short tears to upper margin, but overall in good state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 37/078.

£125

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THAMES TUNNEL, (FROM THE CIRCULAR STAIRCASE.) LONDON.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : THAMES TUNNEL, (FROM THE CIRCULAR STAIRCASE.) LONDON.

[London : 1860]. A charming antique print of the entrance to the Wapping-Rotherhithe tunnel – the world’s first underwater tunnel, completed by Marc Brunel in 1843. The tunnel was converted to railway use in the 1860s and still carries London Underground trains. The view depicts the elegant twin horseshoe shaped archways, the pedestrian stairs and gallery, etc. 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 105 x 123mm (approx. 4-1/8” x 4-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 186/029.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: LONDON DOCKS.

[PAYNE, Albert Henry, 1812-1902] : LONDON DOCKS.

[London : E. T. Brain & Co., 1847]. A highly attractive antique print – capstan and anchor in foreground, a forest of masts 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).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 90 x 138mm (approx. 3-5/8” x 5-3/8”). A few faint and tiny marks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 207/057.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE THAMES TUNNEL.

[PAYNE, Albert Henry, 1812-1902] : THE THAMES TUNNEL.

[London : John Tallis & Co., 1852]. A charming antique print of the entrance to the Wapping-Rotherhithe tunnel – the world’s first underwater tunnel, completed by Marc Brunel in 1843. The tunnel was converted to railway use in the 1860s and still carries London Underground trains. The view depicts the elegant twin horseshoe shaped archways, the pedestrian stairs and galleries, and a stall apparently selling souvenirs to fashionably attired visitors. An engraving from the workshop of A. H. Payne (1812-1902), 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 93 x 138mm (approx. 3-5/8” x 5-1/2”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 207/059.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: SHIP BREAKING OPPOSITE WAPPING.

PROUT, Samuel, 1783-1852 : SHIP BREAKING OPPOSITE WAPPING.

[London : Longman & Co., J. & A. Arch & G. Cooke], 1826. A delicately worked antique print – a ship being broken up on the Thames – Wapping and the parish church of St. John on the opposite bank. Etched and engraved by George Cooke (1781-1834) from an original drawing by Samuel Prout. Originally produced for Cooke’s part-work series “Views in London and its Vicinity” (1826-1834).
Etching and engraving on paper. Engraved surface 106 x 130mm (approx. 4-1/8” x 5-1/8”). A couple of tiny specks and faint marks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 149/043.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: LONDON DOCKS, LOOKING WEST.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : LONDON DOCKS, LOOKING WEST.

London : Jones & Co., 1831. A delightful antique print – a view of the docks with barges and barrels in the foreground and a sea of masts in the background. Engraved by M. J. Starling (fl.1829-1848) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, the master recorder of nineteenth-century London. Originally produced for 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 109 x 159mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 6-1/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/123.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: LONDON DOCKS, LOOKING WEST.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : LONDON DOCKS, LOOKING WEST.

London : Jones & Co., 1831. A delightful antique print – a view of the docks with barges and barrels in the foreground and a sea of masts in the background. Engraved by M. J. Starling (fl.1829-1848) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, the master recorder of nineteenth-century London. Originally produced for Shepherd’s part-work series “London and its Environs in the Nineteenth Century” (1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 109 x 159mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 6-1/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/123.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THAMES TUNNEL. ROTHERHITHE.

SHURY, John, 1789-1854 : THAMES TUNNEL. ROTHERHITHE.

London : [ca.1845]. An uncommon antique print – the Wapping-Rotherhithe tunnel, completed by Marc Brunel in 1843 -a vignette view depicting the elegant twin horseshoe shaped archways, the pedestrian stairs and gallery, numerous visitors come to admire, etc. Drawn and engraved by John Shury.
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 130 x 156mm (approx. 5-1/8” x 6-1/8”). Cropped close and laid down on album paper, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THAMES TUNNEL.

TOMBLESON, William : THAMES TUNNEL.

London : Tombleson & Co., [1834]. A very early antique print of the Thames Tunnel – at this date still under construction – a view along a completed section of the distinctive horse-shoe shaped tunnel, with fashionably-dressed visitors, etc. The view is set within a finely engraved emblematic border – classical figures supporting mighty columns, a frieze of picks, spades and shovels, a boat with the arms of the City of London, etc. Engraved by Henry Winkles (1800-1860) from an original study by William Tombleson (fl.1824-1841). Originally published in the part-work series “Tombleson’s Views of the Thames and Medway” (London : 1833-1834).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 217 x 169 (approx. 8-5/8” x 6-3/4”). A few faint and minor marks, but in very good state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 178/062.

£50

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE SHIPPING ENTRANCE, LONDON DOCKS.

VARRALL, John Charles, 1794-1855 : THE SHIPPING ENTRANCE, LONDON DOCKS.

London : W. Clarke, 1817. A charming small antique print – the entrance to London Docks. Drawn and engraved by John Charles Varrall and originally produced for the part-work publication “Walks through London, including Westminster and the Borough of Southwark” (1816-1817).
Copper line engraving on india paper. Engraved surface 75 x 95mm (approx. 3” x 3-3/4”). A few faint marks and spots, but a nice, sharp, impression of an attractive print. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 121/078.

£25

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