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  1. (Horsemanship)

    (Horsemanship)

    From the L'Instrction du Roy en L'Exercise de Monter a Cheval by Antoine de Pluvinel. A very important work on equestrianism, engraved by the Dutch engraver Crispijn de Pass. Pluvinel's innovative method of horse training was regarded as much more humane than earlier methods. This is a fine, early, highly decorative equestrian print. Learn More
    £300

    Date of Publication: 1625

    Published: Paris:

    Stock Code: 73409

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  2. Capriolles sur les Voltes a main Gauche.

    Capriolles sur les Voltes a main Gauche.

    Pl 34.
    This striking print shows a nobleman galloping past Bolsover Castle in Derbyshire. The print is from the 1737 English edition of Cavendish's exposition on the theory and practice of equestrian dressage. La Methode et Invention Nouvelle de Dresser les Chevaux, was first published in 1657 in Antwerp. William Cavendish, The Duke of Newcastle, lost his fortune and title after the Battle of Marston Moor and went into exile on the continent. Learn More
    £550

    Date of Publication: 1737

    Published: London:

    Stock Code: 73411

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  3. Monsigneur le Marquis a Cheval, Le Capitainne a pie.

    Monsigneur le Marquis a Cheval, Le Capitainne a pie.

    Pl 29.
    This wonderful equestrian print is from the 1737 English edition of Cavendish's exposition on the theory and practice of equestrian dressage. La Methode et Invention Nouvelle de Dresser les Chevaux, was first published in 1657 in Antwerp. William Cavendish, The Duke of Newcastle, lost his fortune and title after the Battle of Marston Moor and went into exile on the continent. Learn More
    £575

    Date of Publication: 1737

    Published: London:

    Stock Code: 73412

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  4. Les renes dans la maintant au passage, que sur les voltes terre a terre tant la...

    Les renes dans la maintant au passage, que sur les voltes terre a terre tant la...

    Pl 21.
    This wonderful print is from the 1737 English edition of Cavendish's exposition on the theory and practice of equestrian dressage. La Methode et Invention Nouvelle de Dresser les Chevaux, was first published in 1657 in Antwerp. William Cavendish, The Duke of Newcastle, lost his fortune and title after the Battle of Marston Moor and went into exile on the continent. Learn More
    £575

    Date of Publication: 1737

    Published: London:

    Stock Code: 73413

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  5. Charles le Second: Roy de la Grande Bretagne.

    Charles le Second: Roy de la Grande Bretagne.

    Pl 5.
    This very handsome print of King Charles II, astride his mount, attended by numerous angels and cherubs, is from the 1737 English edition of Cavendish's exposition on the theory and practice of equestrian dressage. La Methode et Invention Nouvelle de Dresser les Chevaux, was first published in 1657 in Antwerp. William Cavendish, The Duke of Newcastle, lost his fortune and title after the Battle of Marston Moor and went into exile on the continent. Learn More
    £525

    Date of Publication: 1737

    Published: London:

    Stock Code: 73415

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  6. Pour travailler de la rene du cavesson dedans al volte et de la jambre...

    Pour travailler de la rene du cavesson dedans al volte et de la jambre...

    Pl 36.
    This delightful print is from the 1737 English edition of Cavendish's exposition on the theory and practice of equestrian dressage. La Methode et Invention Nouvelle de Dresser les Chevaux, was first published in 1657 in Antwerp. William Cavendish, The Duke of Newcastle, lost his fortune and title after the Battle of Marston Moor and went into exile on the continent. Learn More
    £550

    Date of Publication: 1737

    Published: London:

    Stock Code: 73429

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  7. Parade du trot pour La Main Gauche.

    Parade du trot pour La Main Gauche.

    Pl 16.
    This print is from the 1737 English edition of Cavendish's exposition on the theory and practice of equestrian dressage. La Methode et Invention Nouvelle de Dresser les Chevaux, was first published in 1657 in Antwerp. William Cavendish, The Duke of Newcastle, lost his fortune and title after the Battle of Marston Moor and went into exile on the continent. Learn More
    £500

    Date of Publication: 1737

    Published: London:

    Stock Code: 73431

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  8. Les deux Seigneurs qui sont a Cheval...

    Les deux Seigneurs qui sont a Cheval...

    Pl 42.
    This highly decorative and handsome print is from the 1737 English edition of Cavendish's exposition on the theory and practice of equestrian dressage. La Methode et Invention Nouvelle de Dresser les Chevaux, was first published in 1657 in Antwerp. William Cavendish, The Duke of Newcastle, lost his fortune and title after the Battle of Marston Moor and went into exile on the continent. Learn More
    £550

    Date of Publication: 1737

    Published: London:

    Stock Code: 73432

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  9. La nouvelle invention pour les airs a Courbettes de ferme, sur les Voltes a Droite...

    La nouvelle invention pour les airs a Courbettes de ferme, sur les Voltes a Droite...

    Pl 25.
    This print is from the 1737 English edition of Cavendish's exposition on the theory and practice of equestrian dressage. La Methode et Invention Nouvelle de Dresser les Chevaux, was first published in 1657 in Antwerp. William Cavendish, The Duke of Newcastle, lost his fortune and title after the Battle of Marston Moor and went into exile on the continent. Learn More
    £550

    Date of Publication: 1737

    Published: London:

    Stock Code: 73435

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  10. Carpet Weaver.

    Carpet Weaver.

    An attractively framed small print from a Victorian 'Book of Trades' by Richard Phillips. Learn More
    £65

    Date of Publication: 1860

    Published: London:

    Stock Code: 72607

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  11. Baker.

    Baker.

    An attractively framed small print from a Victorian 'Book of Trades' by Richard Phillips. Learn More
    £65

    Date of Publication: 1860

    Published: London:

    Stock Code: 72608

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  12. The Gold Beater.

    The Gold Beater.

    An attractively framed small print from a Victorian 'Book of Trades' by Richard Phillips. Learn More
    £65

    Date of Publication: 1860

    Published: London:

    Stock Code: 72609

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  13. The Antiquarey
    £245

    Date of Publication: 1896

    Published:

    Stock Code: 69851

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  14. Franz Liszt.

    Franz Liszt.

    One of a series of portraits of famous musicians issued by the Imperial Tobacco Company, founded by the Bristol tobacco manufacturers W. D. and H. O. Wills. Liszt (1811-86) was born in Hungary. He was a pianist, composer, music teacher and a conductor. He was considered by many to be one of the finest pianists of his day. Liszt was handsome, magnetic. Learn More
    £75

    Date of Publication: 1912

    Published: London:

    Stock Code: 72254

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  15. Felix Mendelssohn.

    Felix Mendelssohn.

    One of a series of portraits of famous musicians issued by the Imperial Tobacco Company, founded by the Bristol tobacco manufacturers W. D. and H. O. Wills. Mendelsshon (1809-47) was a German organist, composer, pianist and conductor. His essentially conservative musical tastes, however, set him apart from many of his more adventurous musical contemporaries. Learn More
    £75

    Date of Publication: 1912

    Published: London:

    Stock Code: 72261

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  16. Richard Strauss.

    Richard Strauss.

    One of a series of portraits of famous musicians issued by the Imperial Tobacco Company, founded by the Bristol tobacco manufacturers W. D. and H. O. Wills. Richard Strauss (1864 - 1949) was a leading German composer of the late Romantic and early modern eras. In his youth, he received a thorough musical education from his father. He wrote his first composition at the age of six, and continued to write music almost until his death. Learn More
    £75

    Date of Publication: 1912

    Published: London:

    Stock Code: 72263

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  17. Jacques Offenbach.

    Jacques Offenbach.

    One of a series of portraits of famous musicians issued by the Imperial Tobacco Company, founded by the Bristol tobacco manufacturers W. D. and H. O. Wills. Jacques Offenbach (1819-1880) was a German-born French composer, cellist and impresario. He is remembered for his operettas of the 1850's-1870's He was a powerful influence on later composers of the operetta genre, particularly Johann Strauss, Jr. Learn More
    £75

    Date of Publication: 1912

    Published: London:

    Stock Code: 72268

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  18. Enrico Caruso.

    Enrico Caruso.

    One of a series of portraits of famous musicians issued by the Imperial Tobacco Company, founded by the Bristol tobacco manufacturers W. D. and H. O. Wills. Enrico Caruso (1873-1921) was an Italian tenor. He sang to much acclaim at the major opera houses of Europe and North and South America, appearing in a wide variety of roles from the Italian and French repertoires that ranged from the lyric to the dramatic. Learn More
    £75

    Date of Publication: 1912

    Published: London:

    Stock Code: 72273

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  19. Richard Wagner.

    Richard Wagner.

    One of a series of portraits of famous musicians issued by the Imperial Tobacco Company, founded by the Bristol tobacco manufacturers W. D. and H. O. Wills. Richard Wagner (1813-1883) was a German composer, conductor, theatre director primarily known for his operas. Perhaps the two best-known extracts from his works are the Ride of the Valkyries from the opera Die Walküre, and the Wedding March (Bridal Chorus) from the opera Lohengrin. Learn More
    £75

    Date of Publication: 1912

    Published: London:

    Stock Code: 72274

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  20. The Royal Exchange.

    The Royal Exchange.

    The Royal Exchange was officially opened by Queen Elizabeth I on 23 January 1571. This is an engraving of the second exchange built on the site. It was designed by Edward Jarman, and was opened in 1669, however it unfortunately was destroyed by fire in 1838. The first Royal Exchange was founded by the Elizabethan merchant Sir Thomas Gresham in 1565, to act as a centre of commerce for the city. Learn More
    £95

    Date of Publication: c 1775

    Published: London:

    Stock Code: 72534

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