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  1. The Spirit of Byron. In the Isles of Greece.
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    (BYRON, Lord.) BURN, H.

    The Spirit of Byron. In the Isles of Greece. [c.1825]

    £575

    A rare optical illusion print celebrating Byron’s advocacy of and sacrifice for the cause of Greek Independence, for which he died in 1824. The lines of poetry printed beneath the image, “Are not they a part / Of me and my soul as I of … Read more

  2. St. Bartholomew’s Hospital
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    STOW, John.

    St. Bartholomew’s Hospital [c.1730]

    £195 £78

    This fine hand coloured engraving showing the plans for the new building of St Bartholomew’s Hospital, built from 1730-59. At centre there is a ground plan of the new building with an explanatory text, flanked by two coats of arms. Above and below there are … Read more

  3. Timmy Tiptoes, Mrs Tiggy-Winkle, Jemima Puddle-duck, and the Tailor of Gloucester.
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    POTTER, Beatrix.

    Timmy Tiptoes, Mrs Tiggy-Winkle, Jemima Puddle-duck, and the Tailor of Gloucester. 1986

    £75

    A collection of four colour lithographs depicting Timmy Tiptoes, Mrs Tiggy-Winkle, Jemima Puddle-duck, and the Tailor of Gloucester. Read more

  4. Timmy Tiptoes, Benjamin Bunny, Miss Moppet, and Jemima Puddle-duck.
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    POTTER, Beatrix.

    Timmy Tiptoes, Benjamin Bunny, Miss Moppet, and Jemima Puddle-duck. [c.1980]

    £75

    A collection of four colour lithographs depicting Timmy Tiptoes, Benjamin Bunny, Miss Moppet, and Jemima Puddle-duck. Squirrel Nutkin and Jemima Puddle-duck each framed separately; Benjamin Bunny and Miss Moppet framed together. Read more

  5. The Tale of Benjamin Bunny.
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    POTTER, Beatrix.

    The Tale of Benjamin Bunny. 1989

    £50

    Large print of the final illustration in The Tale of Benjamin Bunny (1904), showing Peter Rabbit and Cottontail folding the red handkerchief. Read more

  6. The “Peter Rabbit” Books by Beatrix Potter.
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    POTTER, Beatrix.

    The “Peter Rabbit” Books by Beatrix Potter. [c.1970]

    £150

    Colour lithograph. 59.7 x 40.5 cm. Slight foxing and toning. In very good condition. Read more

  7. The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher.
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    POTTER, Beatrix.

    The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher. 1984

    £75

    Appealingly framed set of fix illustrations from The Tale of Mr Jeremy Fisher (1906). Read more

  8. Three-part nursery frieze.
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    POTTER, Beatrix.

    Three-part nursery frieze. 1989

    £650

    Three-part nursery frieze depicting characters and scenes from the author’s stories in a continuous landscape. Read more

  9. Peter Rabbit & His Friends.
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    POTTER, Beatrix.

    Peter Rabbit & His Friends. [c.1965]

    £350

    Two-part nursery frieze by the publisher of Beatrix Potter’s books. Depicting characters and scenes from the author’s stories in a continuous landscape. Read more

  10. Original production cel from “The Mayflower Voyagers”.
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    SCHULZ, Charles M.

    Original production cel from “The Mayflower Voyagers”. 1988

    £3,850

    Original production cel with key original water-colour production background from “The Mayflower Voyagers”, the first part of an eight-part mini-series called “This is America, Charlie Brown”. The cel features Snoopy, Peppermint Patty, Marcie and Sally boarding the Mayflower to leave England. The episode, which follows … Read more

  11. [Black Labrador].
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    WILKINSON, Henry.

    [Black Labrador].

    £120

    A lovely limited edition signed print by the artist Henry Wilkinson. Number 80 of 250. Read more

  12. (Greek Architecture)
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    HECK, Johann Georg.

    (Greek Architecture) c.1858

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    From Heck’s comprehensive encyclopaedia. This print depicts a montage of various, numbered Greek architectural types. Read more

  13. God Save the Queen
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    REID, Jamie.

    God Save the Queen 1997

    £800

    Edition of 200. Signed, numbered and dated in pencil lower right by Reid. Artificial blindstamp lower right. Read more

  14. Pisum mapus flore purpureo.
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    WEINMANN, Johann Wilhelm. EHRET, George.

    Pisum mapus flore purpureo. 1737-45

    £195

    One of a stunning collection of tulips, poppies, lilies sunflowers and vines from Weinmann’s Phytanthoza Iconographia. This series was printed in colour and hand finished, and is one of the earliest examples of colour printing. It is also the first published collection to … Read more

  15. Adam’s Pearmain.
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    LINDLEY, John.

    Adam’s Pearmain. 1830

    £130

    This superb plate comes from the third volume of Lindley’s wonderful and informative work entitled ‘The Pomological Magazine’, published in London by James Ridgeway in 1830. Lindley was the very first professor of botany at University College London, and in time, he became the first … Read more

  16. The Lobated Duck.
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    Engraved by NODDER, Frederick & SHAW, George.

    The Lobated Duck. 1790.

    £65

    The Naturalist’s Miscellany, distinguished by the refined hand-coloured copperplate engravings by F.P.Nodder and the astute naturalist’s writing by George Shaw, was a diverse naturalists’ compendium identified by seventeenth and eighteenth century naturalists spanning the globe. Many of nature’s most fascinating and unusual creatures were … Read more

  17. Dr. Rush – a contemporary mezzotint portrait.
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    RUSH, Benjamin.

    Dr. Rush – a contemporary mezzotint portrait. [1800]

    £2,250

    Extremely uncommon. Oval half length, right profile portrait, within rectangular border, title in elaborate calligraphic-style type. Stauffer suggest a date of 1800, but does not speculate as to the printer, or place of publication. An attractive contemporary image of the eminent Philadelphian physician and founding … Read more

  18. Racing plates 1 ,2, 3 & 4.
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    HERRING, J. F.

    Racing plates 1 ,2, 3 & 4.

    £2,200 £1,540

    Magnificent set of 4 horse racing prints engraved by Harris, Quentery and Summers. Later impression from the original plate of c. 1856. Read more

  19. Green-Sleeves Leads The Way and Here They Come (Pair).
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    HERRING, Ben.

    Green-Sleeves Leads The Way and Here They Come (Pair).

    £420 £168

    Pair of horse racing prints engraved by Charles Hunt and Son. First published April, 1873. Read more

  20. Epsom Races.
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    POLLARD, James.

    Epsom Races.

    £110 £44

    Horse racing print engraved by James Pollard. Restrike from the original plate of 1870. Read more

  21. Diomed Winner of the first Epsom Derby, 1780, with his jockey, Saint Arnull.
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    SATORIUS, F.

    Diomed Winner of the first Epsom Derby, 1780, with his jockey, Saint Arnull.

    £175 £70

    Limited Edition horse racing print. 109 of 850. Read more

  22. The Gold Beater.
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    PHILLIPS, Richard.

    The Gold Beater. 1860

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    An attractively framed small print from a Victorian ‘Book of Trades’ by Richard Phillips. Read more

  23. Baker.
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    PHILLIPS, Richard.

    Baker. 1860

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    An attractively framed small print from a Victorian ‘Book of Trades’ by Richard Phillips. Read more

  24. Carpet Weaver.
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    PHILLIPS, Richard.

    Carpet Weaver. 1860

    £65

    An attractively framed small print from a Victorian ‘Book of Trades’ by Richard Phillips. Read more

  25. Warp.
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    MURAKAMI, Takashi.

    Warp. 2009

    £1,250

    Edition of 300. Signed and numbered in silver pen lower right by Murakami. Read more

  26. Rolling Over Horse.
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    FRINK, Elisabeth.

    Rolling Over Horse. 1980

    £6,250

    Edition of 75. Signed in pencil lower right by Frink and numbered lower left. Kelpra Studio blindstamp lower right. Read more

  27. Attila, winner of the Derby stakes at Epsom, 1842.
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    TURNER, F.C.

    Attila, winner of the Derby stakes at Epsom, 1842.

    £145 £58

    Horse racing print engraved by J R Mackrell. Later impression from the original plate of c. 1842. Read more

  28. Charming Polly.
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    SHAYER, W.

    Charming Polly.

    £145 £58

    Horse racing print. Later impression from the original plate of 1844. Read more

  29. Tattenham Corner & The Winning Post.
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    ALKEN, H.

    Tattenham Corner & The Winning Post.

    £450 £180

    Pair of horse racing prints engraved by W Summers. Later impression from the original plate of c. 1871. Read more

  30. Grand Stand, Ascot. Caravan (Cold cup Day 1839)
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    HERRING, J. F.

    Grand Stand, Ascot. Caravan (Cold cup Day 1839)

    £275 £110

    Horse racing print engraved by Charles Hunt. Later impression from the original plate of 1839. Read more

  31. The Yard, Tattersall’s, The Saturday before the Derby.
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    JOY.

    The Yard, Tattersall’s, The Saturday before the Derby.

    £400 £160

    Horse racing print engraved by Motram. First published July, 1870. Read more

  32. Green-Sleeves Leads The Way and Here They Come (Pair).
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    HERRING, Ben.

    Green-Sleeves Leads The Way and Here They Come (Pair).

    £390 £156

    Pair of horse racing prints engraved by Charles Hunt and Son. First published April, 1873. Read more

  33. Kingcraft.
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    HUNT, Senior.

    Kingcraft.

    £110 £44

    Horse racing print engraved by Hunt and Son. First published July, 1870. Read more

  34. Liverpool Grand Steeple Chase, 1839.
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    HUNT, Charles.

    Liverpool Grand Steeple Chase, 1839.

    £245 £98

    Horse Racing print engraved by Charles Hunt. First published June, 1839. Read more

  35. Liverpool Grand Steeple Chase, 1839.
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    HUNT, Charles.

    Liverpool Grand Steeple Chase, 1839.

    £245 £98

    Horse racing print engraved by Charles Hunt. First published June, 1839. Read more

  36. Some Swell Pup [original poster.]
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    SENDAK, Maurice.

    Some Swell Pup [original poster.] 1976

    £200

    Colour lithograph. Sheet size: 50 x 56.5 cm. Very good condition. Read more

  37. Nutcracker  [original poster.]
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    SENDAK, Maurice.

    Nutcracker [original poster.] [c.1984]

    £250

    Colourful poster presented in a conservation mount. Read more

  38. New York is Book Country  [original poster.]
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    SENDAK, Maurice.

    New York is Book Country [original poster.] 1979

    £250

    The first of 4 posters created by Maurice Sendak for the annual New York Is Book Country Fair. Read more

  39. Drawings & Watercolours. [original poster.]
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    SENDAK, Maurice.

    Drawings & Watercolours. [original poster.] 1981

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    Poster printed to advertise an exhibition and the Pierpont Morgan Library, New York. Read more

  40. Osborne House
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    CUBITT, Thomas

    Osborne House

    £95

    View of Osborne House a former royal residence in East Cowes, Isle of Wight, UK. The house was built between 1845 and 1851 for Queen Victoria and Prince Albert as a summer home and rural retreat.Engraved by J.A Prior. 1980s reprint from the original plate … Read more

  41. Folkestone & Mail Steam Packet in 1850.
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    ANDREWS, G. H.

    Folkestone & Mail Steam Packet in 1850.

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    1980s reprint from the original plate c. 1850. Read more

  42. Portsmouth Harbour & Dock Yard in 1853.
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    DUNCAN, E.

    Portsmouth Harbour & Dock Yard in 1853.

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    Engraved by J.A Prior. 1980s reprint from the original plate of 1853. Read more

  43. Max and the Wild Things having a Rumpus.
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    SENDAK, Maurice

    Max and the Wild Things having a Rumpus. 1971

    £375

    Edition of 500. This image from Where the Wild Things Are was created in 1971 as part of a project with 19 different images from eight different books comprising Maurice Sendak’s favorite images that he felt could exist on their own without text, for framing … Read more

  44. Keep them Happy with your Books. Books are Urgently Needed for the Forces. Bombed Libraries. Munitions of War.
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    LEAHY, Bernard.

    Keep them Happy with your Books. Books are Urgently Needed for the Forces. Bombed Libraries. Munitions of War. [c.1940]

    £350

    Image shows a file of uniformed service personnel gleefully grinning at the prospect of literature. Churchill himself featured in a Pathe short requesting that the public “look, and look again” at their bookshelves to provide something for the forces “to read in the long … Read more

  45. Champion of the World Jack Johnson.
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    (BOXING.) JOHNSON, Jack.

    Champion of the World Jack Johnson. 1909

    £2,500

    A remarkably well-preserved example of this uncommon poster celebrating the ascension to the world heavyweight throne of the great African-American boxer. Having spent several years trying to lure heavyweight champion James J. Jeffries, who refused to allow a black fighter to challenge for his title, … Read more

  46. Subscription Rooms at Newmarket 1825.
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    POLLARD, R.

    Subscription Rooms at Newmarket 1825.

    £150 £60

    Horse racing print engraved by R Pollard & Sons. Later impression from the original plate of 1825. Read more

  47. Epsom. The Grand Stand.
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    POLLARD, James.

    Epsom. The Grand Stand.

    £100 £40

    Horse racing print engraved by Charles Hunt. Later impression from the original plate of c. 1834 Read more

  48. Rounding the bend.
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    WRIGHT, G.

    Rounding the bend.

    £45 £18

    Horse racing print. Later impression from the original plate of c. 1900. Read more

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