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ANTIQUE PRINT: BOOTHAM BAR. – YORK.

BARTLETT, William Henry, 1809-1854 : BOOTHAM BAR. – YORK.

London : J. Britton, 1828. A handsome antique print – Bootham Bar and York in the early nineteenth century – the cathedral beyond. Engraved by James Redaway (1797-1858) from an original study by William Henry Bartlett, with the figures added by William Harvey (1796-1866). Originally produced for John Britton’s “Picturesque Antiquities of the English Cities” (London : 1828-1830). The plate is dedicated to John Jackson R.A. (1778-1831), the Yorkshire-born artist.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 207 x 143mm (approx. 8-1/8” x 5-5/8”). A couple of tiny specks to margins, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£75

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ANTIQUE PRINT: INTERIOR OF CLIFFORD’S TOWER. – YORK.

BARTLETT, William Henry, 1809-1854 : INTERIOR OF CLIFFORD’S TOWER. – YORK.

London : J. Britton, 1828. A handsome antique print – a black page-boy serves at an elaborate family picnic within the ruins. Engraved by John Charles Varrall (1794-1855) from an original study by William Henry Bartlett, with the figures supplied by William Harvey (1796-1866). Originally produced for John Britton’s “Picturesque Antiquities of the English Cities” (London : 1828-1830). The plate is dedicated to the Yorkshire Philosophical Society.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 221 x 172mm (approx. 8-5/8” x 6-3/8”). A couple of tiny specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£75

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ANTIQUE PRINT: MICKLEGATE BAR. – YORK.

BARTLETT, William Henry, 1809-1854 : MICKLEGATE BAR. – YORK.

London : J. Britton, 1828. A pleasant antique print – Micklegate Bar at the entrance to York. Engraved by John le Keux (1783-1846) from an original study by William Henry Bartlett, with the figures in the foreground by Thomas Mann Baynes (1794-1854). Originally produced for John Britton’s “Picturesque Antiquities of the English Cities” (London : 1828-1830). The plate is dedicated to the York architect Peter Atkinson (1780-1843).
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 207 x 149mm (approx. 8-1/8” x 5-7/8”). A couple of tiny specks to margins, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£60

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ANTIQUE PRINT: MONK BAR: – YORK.

BARTLETT, William Henry, 1809-1854 : MONK BAR: – YORK.

London : J. Britton, 1828. A pleasant antique print – a flock of sheep and a wagon approach Monk Bar and York in the early nineteenth century. Engraved by John le Keux (1783-1846) from an original study by William Henry Bartlett. Originally produced for John Britton’s “Picturesque Antiquities of the English Cities” (London : 1828-1830). The plate is dedicated to James Pritchett (1789-1868), the York architect.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 211 x 132mm (approx. 8-1/4” x 5-1/4”). A couple of tiny specks to margins, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£60

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ANTIQUE PRINT: WALMGATE BAR. – YORK.

BARTLETT, William Henry, 1809-1854 : WALMGATE BAR. – YORK.

London : J. Britton, 1828. A pleasant antique print – a shepherd and his dog herd sheep towards Walmgate Bar at York in the early nineteenth century. Engraved by Robert Sands (1782-1855) from an original study by William Henry Bartlett. Originally produced for John Britton’s “Picturesque Antiquities of the English Cities” (London : 1828-1830).
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 144 x 200mm (approx. 5-5/8” x 7-7/8”). A couple of tiny specks to margins, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£50

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE OUSE – BRIDGE: – YORK.

CARTER, John, 1748-1817 : THE OUSE – BRIDGE: – YORK.

London : Longman & Co., 1828. An attractive antique print – small craft on the river, a carriage crosses the bridge. Engraved by John Charles Varrall (1794-1855) from an earlier original study by the late John Carter F.S.A. Originally produced for John Britton’s “Picturesque Antiquities of the English Cities” (London : 1828-1830). The plate is dedicated to the York architect Peter Atkinson (1780-1843).
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 146 x 200mm (approx. 5-3/4” x 8-1/8”). A couple of tiny specks to margins, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£75

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ANTIQUE PRINT: [YORK] SKETCH OF THE WEST END OF ST. MARTIN’S CHURCH CONEY STREET – NEAR THE OUSE & THE HOUSE WITH CHIMNEYS IN CORNER IS THAT IN WHICH W. ETTY R A DIED.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : [YORK] SKETCH OF THE WEST END OF ST. MARTIN’S CHURCH CONEY STREET – NEAR THE OUSE & THE HOUSE WITH CHIMNEYS IN CORNER IS THAT IN WHICH W. ETTY R A DIED.

[ca.1860]. A charming pen and wash sketch of St. Martin le Grand in York – a view from the Ouse. The artist William Etty R.A. died at his home in Coney Street in 1849. Captioned in ink on verso, which also bears part of a sketch of a man in knee-breeches.
Pen, ink and wash on thin buff card. Image area 190 x 124mm (approx. 7-1/2” x 4-7/8”). A touch dusty and slightly soiled, but overall in good state.

£75

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ANTIQUE PRINT: YORK CATHEDRAL. CHOIR LOOKING EAST.

GARLAND, Robert, 1808-1863 : YORK CATHEDRAL. CHOIR LOOKING EAST.

London : Effingham Wilson, 1835. An antique print of the cathedral – a fine interior view. Engraved by Benjamin Winkles (1805-1856) from an original study by Robert Garland. Originally produced for the part-work publication “Winkles’s Architectural and Picturesque Illustrations of the Cathedral Churches of England and Wales” (1835-1842).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 162 x 108mm (approx. 6-3/8” x 4-1/4”). A few tiny specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: YORK CATHEDRAL. VIEW OF THE NAVE.

GARLAND, Robert, 1808-1863 : YORK CATHEDRAL. VIEW OF THE NAVE.

London : Effingham Wilson, 1835. An antique print of the cathedral – a fine interior view. Engraved by Benjamin Winkles (1805-1856) from an original study by Robert Garland. Originally produced for the part-work publication “Winkles’s Architectural and Picturesque Illustrations of the Cathedral Churches of England and Wales” (1835-1842).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 162 x 107mm (approx. 6-3/8” x 4-1/4”). A few tiny specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. MARY’S-ABBEY YORK.

HORNSEY, John : ST. MARY’S-ABBEY YORK.

London : J. Walker, 1801. A charming antique antique print – a view of the ruins of the Benedictine Abbey of St. Mary at York – cattle in the foreground. Engraved by John Walker (fl.1784-1802) from an original drawing the amateur Yorkshire artist, John Hornsey. Originally produced for John Walker’s “The Copper-Plate Magazine, or Monthly Cabinet of Picturesque Prints” (London : 1792-1802).
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 122 x 166mm (approx. 4-7/8” x 6-1/2”). A few faint marks to outer blank margins, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ALDBY PARK.

[LYDON, Frank (Alexander Francis), 1836-1917] : ALDBY PARK.

[London : W. Mackenzie, 1880]. A handsome antique print – eighteenth-century Aldby Park near Stamford Bridge, with the additional wings added in about 1855. 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 140 x 191mm (approx. 5-1/2” x 7-1/2”). A few tiny specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: BENINGBROUGH HALL.

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

[London : W. Mackenzie, 1880]. A handsome antique print – Beningbrough Hall to the north of York. 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 140 x 191mm (approx. 5-1/2” x 7-1/2”). A few tiny specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: YORK MINSTER.

MOSSES, William Innes, 1845?-1887 : YORK MINSTER.

[London : Cassell & Co., 1883]. A handsome antique print – York Minster in the late nineteenth century. Engraved by the Scottish engraver William Innes Mosses and originally produced for the partwork publication “Our Own Country” (London : 1879-1883).
Wood engraving on paper. Engraved surface 140 x 195mm (approx. 5-1/2” x 7-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE MAP: YORKSHIRE, NORTH RIDING.

[MOULE, Thomas, 1784-1851] : YORKSHIRE, NORTH RIDING.

[London : George Virtue, 1836 (but later) ]. A most attractive antique map of the North Riding, originally engraved by William Schmollinger (fl.1830-1837) for the part-work “English Counties Delineated” (London : 1830-1837) prepared by the antiquary Thomas Moule. Decorated with a "gothick" architectural border, an inset view of York, white roses, coats of arms, etc. Originally engraved in 1836, the present version, showing some development of the railway system, is dated to about 1850.
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 199 x 270mm (approx. 7-3/4” x 10-5.8”). Cropped a little tight to side margins, but in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

£75

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ANTIQUE PRINT: BISHOPTHORPE PALACE, YORKSHIRE. THE SEAT OF THE ARCHBISHOP OF YORK.

NEALE, John Preston, 1780-1847 : BISHOPTHORPE PALACE, YORKSHIRE. THE SEAT OF THE ARCHBISHOP OF YORK.

London : Jones & Co., 1829. An attractive antique print – the exterior of the Archbishop’s palace at Bishopthorpe. Engraved by William Radclyffe (1783-1855) from an original study by John Preston Neale. Originally produced for the part-work “Views of the Seats, Mansions, Castles, etc. of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 99 x 127mm (approx. 3-7/8” x 5”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: HOWSHAM HALL, YORKSHIRE. THE SEAT OF HENRY CHOLMLEY ESQ.RE.

NEALE, John Preston, 1780-1847 : HOWSHAM HALL, YORKSHIRE. THE SEAT OF HENRY CHOLMLEY ESQ.RE.

London : Jones & Co., 1829. A handsome antique print – a view of Jacobean Howsham Hall – visitors stroll the grounds. Engraved by either James or Josiah Neele from an original study by John Preston Neale. Originally produced for the part-work “Views of the Seats, Mansions, Castles, etc. of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 104 x 124mm (approx. 4-1/8” x 4-7/8”). A few slight marks to blank margins, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE MAP: THE CITY OF YORK.

SAYER, J.P. (John Pearson), 1901-1984 : THE CITY OF YORK.

[London : George Newnes, 1946]. An attractive pictorial map, with historical notes and vignettes, of the centre of York. On the verso of the map are further notes and views, with a larger view of Walmgate Bar in the nineteenth century. Originally produced for the “Strand Magazine” – Jack Sayer produced a number of similar maps used as railway posters in the interwar years.
Coloured lithograph on paper. Printed surface 257 x 185mm (approx. 10-1/8” x 7-1/4”. Original horizontal fold; slight nick and a couple of tiny repaired staple holes to fold, but otherwise in very good and clean state.

£75

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ANTIQUE PRINT: YORK.

STANLEY, G. : YORK.

London : W. Clarke, 1817. A small but pleasant antique print – a prospect of York from the river. Engraved by Edward John Roberts (1797-1865) from an original study by G. Stanley. Originally produced for the serially published “The Antiquarian Itinerary” (London : 1815-1818).
Copper line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 67 x 82mm (approx. 2-5/8” x 3-1/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: MICKLE GATE BAR – YORK.

WESTALL, William, 1781-1850 : MICKLE GATE BAR – YORK.

[London : Charles Tilt, 1829]. A pleasant antique print – the gate, a wagon beyond, a scattering of pedestrians. 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” (1828-1830).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 127 x 98mm (approx. 5” x 3-7/8”). Trimmed a little tight at foot; a few tiny specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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