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ANTIQUE PRINT: ALLHALLOWS THE GREAT, THAMES STREET.

BILLINGS, Robert William, 1815-1874 : ALLHALLOWS THE GREAT, THAMES STREET.

London : C. Tilt, 1838. An attractive antique print – the fine interior of the Wren church of All Hallows the Great, which formerly occupied part of the Mondial House site. The view shows the chancel screen and pulpit sounding-board now removed to St. Margaret Lothbury. Engraved by Thomas Turnbull (fl.1827-1843) from an original 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. Engraved surface 117 x 152mm (approx. 4-5/8” x 6”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 189/062.

£25

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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: ALL HALLOWS THE GREAT. UNITED WITH ALL HALLOWS THE LESS.

CONEY, John, 1786-1833 : ALL HALLOWS THE GREAT. UNITED WITH ALL HALLOWS THE LESS.

London : J. Booth, 1812. A handsome antique print – the exterior of the Wren church of All Hallows the Great on Upper Thames Street, demolished in the late nineteenth century. 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 268 x 163mm (approx. 10-1/2” x 6-1/2”). A few tiny marks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 129/007.

£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: 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: ALLHALLOWS CH. UPPER THAMES STREET.

[PAYNE, Albert Henry, 1812-1902] : ALLHALLOWS CH. UPPER THAMES STREET.

[London : J. Tallis & Co., 1852]. A small antique print of the elegant Wren exterior. 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” (1846-1847), and here in a slightly later impression dating from 1852.
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 64 x 85mm (approx. 2-1/2” x 3-3/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 207/090B.

£20

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. MICHAEL’S QUEENHITHE.

[PAYNE, Albert Henry, 1812-1902] : ST. MICHAEL’S QUEENHITHE.

[London : John Tallis & Co., 1852]. A charming small antique print – an attractive view of the church – and to the right the premises of the beer retailer, William Langton, purveyor of Gaskell & Downs’ Ales, at 18 Little Trinity Lane, are shown with some prominence. 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” (1846-1847), 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 207/090A.

£20

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ANTIQUE PRINT: VINTNERS’ HALL, UPPER THAMES STREET.

[PAYNE, Albert Henry, 1812-1902] : VINTNERS’ HALL, UPPER THAMES STREET.

[London : John Tallis & Co., 1852]. A charming small antique print of the exterior of Vintners’ Hall on Upper Thames Street. An engraving from the workshop of A. H. Payne, originally produced for his “Illustrated London, or a Series of Views in the British Metropolis and its Vicinity” (1846-1847), and here in a slightly later impression dating from 1852.
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 166 x 197mm (approx. 6-1/2” x 7-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 207/103A.

£20

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ALLHALLOWS CHURCH, UPPER THAMES STREET.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : ALLHALLOWS CHURCH, UPPER THAMES STREET.

[London : Jones & Co., 1832]. An attractive antique print – a delightful view of the Wren church of All Hallows the Great, which formerly occupied part of the Mondial House site. A wagon waits outside the brewery of Felix Calvert & Co. next door to the church. Engraved by John James Hinchliff (1805-1875) from a pencil drawing (now in the Guildhall Library) 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 110 x 152mm (approx. 4-3/8” x 6”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/179.

£30

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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: VINTNER’S HALL, UPPER THAMES STREET.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : VINTNER’S HALL, UPPER THAMES STREET.

London : Jones & Co., [1832]. A pleasant antique print of the exterior of Vintners’ Hall on Upper Thames Street – two men trundle a hand-cart past the wrought-iron gates. Engraved by Robert Acon (1792-1880) from an original study (now in the Museum of London) 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. Engraved surface 106 x 148mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 5-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/174.

£25

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